HOME AND FOREIGN
[per press association.]
London, May 27 and 28. Major Dane is lecturing in Londo: on Australia.
Mr Manton's filly Riviera, while exercising, fell and broke her back, and had to be destroyed.
Passengers of the ill-fated steamer Dacca declare that Dr ,Suckling showed remarkable coolness and energy at the time of the wreck.
The Hon Francis Abigail, of New South "Wales, is arranging "with the Ulster Royalist Union to send delegates to Austrajgg, to counteract the results of the Home Rule mission.
R.M.S. Kaikoura arrived at Plymouth yesterday, with passengers all well, and her cargo of frozen meat in good condition.
The Zalinski gun was tested at West Point to-day, when it achieved a range of 4100 feet, which is 600 feet in excess of the range specified in the contract. An 8-inch projectile, containing lOOlbs of dynamite, was used.
The latest betting on the Derby is 2 to 1 against Surefoot, 11 to 2 Sainfoin.
. Messrs Shaw Saville and Co. believe that the ship Marlborough, now overdue from Lyttelton, has collided with an iceberg and foundered.
The friction between the authorities and the people at Tipperary has been renewed. Mr Dillon says that his tour through Australia has convinced him of the undying nationalism of the Irish people. • The meeting at Oashel has been proclaimed.
_ Berlin, May 27
The Emperor, who was thrown from his carriage at, Potsdam on Sunday, sprained his right foot.
Cardinal Lavigerie denies that priests are conniving at German tactics in connection with Uganda.
It is asserted that German telegraph officers are forbidden to transmit Bismarck's attack on the Government.
Sofia, May 27.
Panitza has exculpated his fellow prisoners. The Czar is reported to be enraged at the trial taking place, despite the excision of evidence involving Russia .
Durban, May 28,
A Portuguese expedition marching on Bihi Ballimdo, has been compelled to retreat, and Senhor Porto, Commander of the Shire district, is reported to have committed suicide.
The crew of the barque Marie have reached here in safety. They report that the vessel which was bound from ..Mozambique to Adelaide, S.A., was wrecked on the coast of Madagascar, and afterwards plundered by natives.
St. Johns, May 27
Excited meetings have been held throughout Newfoundland, at which resolutions were carried denouncing British neglect with regard to the fisheries. A large number of residents are leaving for the mainland.
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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890
TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890
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