HOME AND FOREIGN.
[per press association.]
London, June 5 and 6. The Channel Tunnel Bill was rejected by a majority of 81,
In answer to a question in the House of Commons, the Baron De Worms said that South Australia had protested against the immigration clauses in the West Australian Bill. "
The Western Australian Bill will be committed on Monday. Baron De "Worms expressed. a doubt if the instructions to the Colonial Governors justified them in. reserving for her Majesty's assent Bills restricting immigration, and he thought the retention of clause 8 would preclude any
doubt on the subject. . " Sir J, Perider has written denying that Mr Henniker-Heaton is entitled to credit for the reduction in the cable charges.
It is expected that an enormous demonstration against compensation to publicans will be held in.Hyde Park on Saturday.
Paris, June 6,
The Chamber approved of a tax of 3fr on imported maize and grain, and sfr*on flour.
The Chamber of Deputies rejected a motion censuring the Government for releasing the Duke of Orleans by a large majority.
, The amount required to complete the Panama Canal, provided that the existing plant is secured • for nothing, is put at nine hundred million 1 francs (£36,000,000), and the time at nine years
Berlin, June 16,
Chancellor yon CaprM. has notified Foreign Embassies in Berlin that Bismarck's utterances are wholly unofficial*
Stl Petersburg, 3iine,6
: The statement is confirmed that a meeting is being arranged between, the Czar and the Emperor ,of Austria,
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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2435, 7 June 1890
HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2435, 7 June 1890
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