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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association.]

London, May 22 and 23.

A Committee has been appointed to enquire into the affairs of the New Zealand Antimony Company. '

„ General Sir J. L. A. ;Simmpns and Sir F. P. Haines have been promoted .to the rank of Field Marshals,

' The public are invited to contribute a fresh outfit for the emigrants Who lost their goods on the wreck of the 'Dacca. ' ' '• '■ : ' l "• - The " Telegraph " states that England, America, and possibly Russia iwill appoint a.commission of experts to settle the question of the Alaska i fisheries: ■<)/. fr.-;.,>] ,! -if V.:,-.'■■,: ' .;)' ■'

- Mr Gladstone considers the granting of compensation will add fifty millions to the value of publicans' licenses, and pronounces it the greatest blow ever struck at the cause of temperance.

The "P,allMaEsGazette," condemns the overlooking^;of . Mr. ,T."- Archer, C.M.Gi, in the distribution of birthday honors, and ascribes it to the action of Queensland (which colony ; he represents as Agent-General) in refusing to accept Sir H. Blake as Governor.

Brussels, May 23,

The Conference of Miners is unani-: mous in supporting the eight hours

system.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 24 May 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 24 May 1890

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