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HOME AND FOREIGN.

(Per Press Association.)

London,' May 24.

M. Pasteur's chicken cholera has failed to destroy. marmots in Russia, "but the invention of an Ou»--'i engineer.has 'Been successful, <m>l ii N hoped it will be made applicable to "rabbits in Australia." ' /.'■■

It is understood thafethe,Great European Powers will not consent to duties being imposed; in Congo'should King' Leopold sell the cquntry;t6 ; Engl&nd. j: j • Mr Terriss, an actor, has recovered £200 from Miss Cornwell for publishing a statement in the "Sunday Times" that Terriss was coldly received .in America. . • V " / '

: . ■ ■*?' May. 26. '*•. A meeting' at Tiperary was" proclaimed by. the authorities../ Messrs JDillon and W. O'Brien addressed a meeting outside the town. . A lead pipe filled with explosives was thrown at the police while they were engaged in dismissing the crowd in the town.

Chicago, May. 26; An infernal machine has been found at the base of the police monument. The heavy rain which fell damaged the fuse before it took effect.

New York, May 24,

The sentence of death by electricity, passed on Kremmler, has been con-

firmed,

Sullivan and Jackson, have been threatened with arrest In Virginia.

-. A large majority of those -returned at Nova Scotia elections are in fayor of commercial union with America and Newfoundland.

It is rumored that the Mexicans o Lower California will proclaim a Re public.

Brussels, May 24,

. As the majority of English delegates at the Miners' Conference dissented from the proposed general strike of colliers on the Ist June, an amendment was ultimately carried to l-efer the question to a plebiscite.

St Petersburg, May 24,

The Czar has reasserted that Russia will remain neutral in the event of a war between France, and Germany. Russian Jews have been forbidden to edit or publish newspapers.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2435, 27 May 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2435, 27 May 1890

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