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(Per Press Association.)

London, May 24. • Her Majesty the Queen has arrived at Balmoral Castle.

• Tenders for the City of Sydney loan of £24,000 ab 4 per cent, close on Thursday. The minimum is fixed at 104.

Prince Albert Victor, the eldest son of the Prince of Wales, will be created Earl of Athol and Duke of Clarence and Avondale.

Morocco, May 24. A heavy flood has been experienced at Serfon and many Moors and fifty Jewish residents have been drowned. The town lies in ruins.

, News from the Solomon Group states that during a head-taking expedition, organised by one of the chiefs, fifty natives were murdered, and it is expected that more bloodshed will ensue.

A the inquest on the collision between the mail train from Brisbane and Sydney at Farley, a small wayside station about two miles from "West Maitland, on 13th inst. in which a jockey named McFarlane was killed outright, the jury found that the accident was caused by the culpable negligence of John Farntain, the driver of the train to Brisbane, and stoker J. Buchanan. "Warrants have been issued for their arrest.

Adelaide, May 24. At the Postal Conference/ Mr Per-

hams motion which propoajd that, the reduction in the cable ratosMbe triedfor three years was carried. A motion was also passed to invite the colonies to unite to arrange for a post-card service to India, at the same rate as to England.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2434, 26 May 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2434, 26 May 1890

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