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HOME AND FOREIGN. [VliK i'JUWS AsSSOOIATIOX.] Lonj)on, May 13 and] 4. The freedom of the city of London lias been conferred on "Mr 11. M. Stanley. The Duneclin and Suburban Gas Company, with a capital of ,£15,000, has boon registered. One hundred members of the Unionist party entertained the Mar-J guis of Harrington at a banquet at the Crystal Palace. Mr Gladstone, in his address to tho Cobden Club, expressed regret that the colonies had not accepted the lessons of English experience. Having, however, excluded goods, it was only to be supposed that they would exclude men' from their territory, who competed with their own artizans, and did not consume alcohol, and worked harder for less money. Paris, May 14. i Coupons valued at 180,000fr have been stolen from the Minister of Finance, Hamlukg, May 14. Owing to the strike among the gas employes the city was in darkness last night, but has now arranged for the restoration of light. Zanzibar, May 14. Major Wissman lias captured Lundi. One-fourth of Emm Pasha's forces at Bagainoyo are either dead or have deserted. St. John, May 13. Newfoundland colonists are furious at tho refusal of the English GovernI ment to assent to the Fishery Regulation Bill, unless the French are excepted from its provisions. Berlin, May 13. Herr Marrsclmll, speaking in the Reichstag, said the Emperor's chief care would be to proceed amicably with England over the African colonies, and persevere with the settlement despite petty disputes. Herr Caprivi hoped the Government would shortly be able to leave a Company to adJ minister the East African territory.

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2431, 16 May 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2431, 16 May 1890