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HOME AND FOREIGN. [PER PIIESS ASSOCIATION.] London, May 20 and 21.. The Prince of Wales will pay a private visit to Ireland on May 26. Mr Ritchier has introduced a Bill to improve artisans' and laborers' dwellings. It is reported that Lord Wolseley succeeds Sir F. Roberts as Coimnander-in-Chief in India. It is rumored that Mr Parnell has offei-ed Mr James Dalton of Sydney the vacancy for West Donegal. - Government has agreed to grant a Committee to enquire, intolthe financial relations of England, Ireland and Scotland. Stanley denies the statement that he had continual quarrels with Emm previous to arriving at Bagamoyo. There the latter began to estrange himself. It is reported that Stanley advocates the transport of American negroes to the "Upper Congo. The J great explorer's marriage will be celebrated in Westminster Abbey.' The following Birthday honours are announced : —Colonel Sargood, of Victoria, to be K.C.M.G,; Dr Grace, New Zealand, and Mr W. Russell, Government Astronomer, New South Wales, to be C.M.G.'s. It is stated that the ! reason why so few birthday honours are announced is that it is intended to confer a large number next year in connection with Federation, Suez, May 20. The weather was fine and clear when the Dacca struck. Admirable order was maintained. There were a dozen saloon passengers and one hundred and seven emigrants, mostly girls, on board. The officers and crew were only taken off the steamer just in time. One life was lost. New York, May 21. The Washington correspondent of the " Standard " states that President Harrison is likely to veto the Silver Rill. .IiUIUN, .May L'l). The Reichstag lias agreed to subsidise steamers to East Africa. '

During a riot among Prussian miners the military were called Oufc Five men were killed and many wounded. The German Minister of War declared that, the French military - establishment 'is superior to that of Germany by twenty-four battalions, i Brussels, May 21. . ( i At the International Miners' Con-' gress 265,000 men, chiefly British, were represented. • Mr;. John... Burt presided. " Cabul, May 20. «"' It is stated that Iskander Khan,, the Persian Governor, and formerly a Russian- colonial,.: is inciting ;the Afghans to revolt;-^ %£,...•. *siuca . Paris, May 20.;-' •; The Boulangists have formed a Republican Revisionand Socialist League. ,c The Telegraph/<3onference by a large majority,"-rejected- Germany's proposal for a ,uni vers'al^.telegraph Ji;ate be-, tween European countries. „-The subject will be rerived at ciKef next Conference. ■ .-News has heen received that the French troops captured Onesbogan, killing all the garrison, composed of Soudanese. The French loss ; was seventeen killed and^ thjrty-two wounded. (This affair probably arises out of the recent occupation, of Tajurrah on the Red Sea by the French.) . " ■/ ■ . '

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2436, 22 May 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2436, 22 May 1890

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