HOME AND FOREIGN.
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London, May 11 and 12. A Syndicate is being formed to explore Western Australia for gold. The supporters of the movement to legalise eight hours are forming a' permanent Committee for the furtherance
of the object. ' '■"." ~ :*"- *""'"~oAW*^ **--™ The." Statist" asserts that Victoriftt .-./■ is borrowing to pay interest *oii, her loans; and that the process-is likehr/to*^* last for ever.' 1 ■ ' ■''- ■! '•' ~ '-f '*• '•'•'fs ' !- r
Arminius Vamberyj in J a' letter to the "Times,",advises England toaban-. ,^ don the prmciplesjof;-faith, and confidence when dealing with Russia.
Mr\Henniker-HeatonV in a letiterJtof if 1* the " Times," protests against'the'cable lk charge]? to India, and' Suggests the ;^ J formation 6i aPbstal !si,M felegrajphic: League. '' '"' -''; .' ", s ■','' -; f|.\' \ \;. \ ,l\"^ The . "Daily ...News"..attacks.",jthe, :! \ Western Australian > Bill. :, -Sir, r,-^ Campbell in - the House of £ Commons for impugning the integrity 'c ofitheCommittee which considered the Bill. ~ -—
;Mr Dillon has virtually superseded Mr Parnell in the Leadership ;of the Irish party: Messrs- Dillon, Deasy, arid Sir T. Esmonde: are <to ,be~entertained at a banquet in Tfublin on May tb!e2Bth. " ' ~"S.S
( THe Marquis ro£ Salisbury demajids,p'l previous to discussing the/evacuation of, Egypt, that England shall possess, the;right tip '.re^nter that 1 country in'- , the event of any internal disotoer> afa^./.^ that Turkey shall not. disturb existing ' conditions. .
;Mr E. Paul, ;of the v iNewVt.Zealarid Loan and Mercantile Company, writes ttf the " Economist "deprecating South African,- wool He alsp. states . the..., factories in Australia T^Vbecompen^A" to rely on protectio^i'to*'keep them-' selves rgoing/,.) 0.V.;: „• ioL :---.,^/:i /k-J -'I is expressed that Sir S. Samuel has not'b^en deputed to''irepre'-V sent New Soutli • Walea i'at' the - Tele-, graph Conference in Paris. r In a letter to the " Times'"'he protests against'ine proposal to fix the maximum -number- ■>- o£ leiiters' for one word at eightinstead, | of ten as at present, and also against / the obligatory;, .use of the offipjal^code. [ Strenuous effort. are being made '. to settle -the T case,,;in i, which, , OJShea petitions for, ayjivprce'from hisl wife on the ground of her adultery with Mr Parnell,' in^order^ atoid the publication of scandalous evidence. .XX iss asserted 'that the petitioner^"HfcaSr offeredithe siim of '^6000 to with^ra^. th;e case,,but the;latter's'fjiends^ wHijfe£ willing to! settle the-matter^iconsidjer ; his personal honor demands a greater solatium. . . * -
■'' ''^ Paris/Mayll? .•' • The .French and Dahomeyans have: exchanged prisoners.. ,;, . '' ;!i' ' '" 'French Officials are, enquiring, into^ the affairs of the Credit^Foncjer. ■..■, -.)a. , j.V Si. Petersburg, May 11. ' "Influenza has~<re-appeared in some parts of Russia.' ' '■■'■'■„>■' >'' '■:'■■•'[ >'!'"> , The Russian Government is issuing v a railway loan of seventy-five milliba^ roubles. ' : . " ■><:<:.>■: -r?;*.<> Washington, May 11.' -; -<r The fire at Longue Pointe-is still; burning.- - " ' -'',•'• ■". i Fifteen patients were burned' in the a '% Chehango asylum. f ;, "'•' /"V ,-i.'. ■-'■", New York importers are, protesting,, ; against the new ; tariff. , ; -; A caucus of the Senate > has . aban-' ■■■■■ doned the proposal *<io\ issue "notes, >': redeemable in silver bullion, ' which /l shall be a legal tender.' : : ' '"' '.' !:"';; ■ The indictment against Sullivan,, the-pugilist, has been quashed'aiid his !C long talked^ ;of fight. withVPefepiJfackson will come off immediately. ' , Rio idtsi J AjfEiEO,; jMay 11. :The United States .fleet remains in, Brazilian waters for-the. purpdse.of their prevention of internal meddling-with V the coming 1 elections. 1 ■ v r '^-'---'"t/:'•') r»"" i ■,;. — - "i.-yiEN»-i,-May'_i2.' >.i;n;;; ;A private bank in' this', city hfts' , failed .with liabilities .of.seven, million. a florins.^"The asseis ,ara set foym~}ub;,£ five:million florins.' .. :,..,' '■ !„;,< ',"\i" '<', v . ;.:; BsKiof,' Mayjir.i^ t;> The Emperor is indignant at the Press attacking: the c proposed increase in the military r vote. , T _ « Ul-fiU'O , The Government aw permitting the gradual., ,r^ntry r *^f v Socialists into German^^^in'o^erC^/avpid^a^r^.at . the expiration of' the! law of exile, iThe Prussia^ HouseAof'Jitbrda^ has passed a resbluWn'<'>'calli]ig::lon the: Government^ to, take measurfea 1 tail the excess of Jewisii ' iii' superior iSchools.. 7~7~-. •.,.•., •*.•!•, It is" reported' at" Magdeburg that L Gre^t,^ritain defers ;proceeding.i:witl£ the ratification of the SugarConventiori J* and, if so, Germany will abolish her own bounties.. „ ..',,,.,... r .
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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2428, 13 May 1890
TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2428, 13 May 1890
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