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L PER VRESS ASSOCIATION.] | . (Received May 20, 0.20 p.m.) RIFLES .FOll RUSSIA. London, May 19. Tho new rifles supplied to the Russian troops are so constructed that they may bo fired with smokeless powder, GILBERT AND SULLIVAN. It is stated that tho dissolution of partnership between Gilbert and Sullivan was brought about by the refusal
|of the manager of the Savoy Theatre j to employ Mr W. S. Gilbert to write the libretto for a serious opera which Sir Arthur Sullivan is already engaged upon. | (Received May 20, 0.30 p.m.) MR DOW RESIGNS. Melbourne, May 20. The Cabinet has accepted the resignation of the Hon Mr Dow as Minister for Agriculture, he having insisted on this course being adopted. j TRADE WITH AUSTRIA. r At a meeting of Chamber of Manui; factures a resolution was passed favoring the opening up of trade between Australia and Austro-Hutigary. An opinion was also expressed that the Austro-Hungarian Lloyds Steam Navigation Company could with advantage extend the sphere of its operations to Australia.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2434, 20 May 1890
LATEST CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2434, 20 May 1890
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