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ROME AND FOREIGN. [pee press association.] London, May 16 to 18. ' H. M." Stanley is betoothed to 1 Dorothy Tennant, artist. f Mr Parnell has resumed attendance in the House of Commons. It is reported .the divorce action O'Shea v Parnell is being settled. Lord Rosebery is about to resign the chairmanship of the London County Council The Irish Tenants, Relief Fund has been closed with a total subscription of £60,000. In the House of Commons, Mr Howard Vincent has given notice ot { motion in favor of Imperial federation. W. S. Caines' amendment opposing compensation being granted to publicans was rejected by a majority of seventy-three. Mr Gladstone, in a letter to the Press, expresses the opinion that the excessive massing of the Chinese is a social evil justifying repression. Mr Newton, solicitor, has pleaded guilty to a charge of being concerned in a conspiracy to defeat the ends of justice by inducing witnesses connected with the Cleveland street scandal to quit the country. Sentence has been deferred. He stated he was innocent of the charge of blackmail. His clerks were discharged from custody. Paris, May 17. General Boulanger announces his intention of retiring into private life. It is said, however, that he is confident that his cause will ultimately triumph. Constantinople, May 17. The Kurds and Turkish insurgents in Armenia have murdered a number of Christians and burned the churches. ■ St Petersburg, May 17» The Government has forbidden an influx of Chinese on the Eastern frontier. Sofia, May 16. It is alleged that Panitza was tortm*ed in order to extract a confession from him. New York, May 18. One million American workmen have, signed a petition to the Czar requesting , him to improve the administration of the penal establishments of Siberia. I The Government have discovered twenty-one Chinamen who entered the United States, through Mexico, and steps are being taken to send them back to China. Rio de Janeiro, May 17. Several revolts have taken place in Brazil, and general uneasiness is felt. General Fonseca, the President, is becoming very unpopular. Buenos Ayres, May 17. The attempt of America to overawe the Argentine Republic is being resented, and it is considered unlikely that the treaty with America will be completed. ~-

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2434, 20 May 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2434, 20 May 1890