HOME AND FOREIGN.
'per press association.]
London, June 9.
Complaints have been made to headquarters that the police obstructed the Hyde Park procession on Saturday. The " Standard "says that the dishonesty of New Zealand shippers is ruining not only the flax but other colonial industries.
The "Daily News" considers the demands for railways in Vic^ol^a are excessive, and states that members would be rejected^ from Paaliainent unless they supported the ;Wrrowing of money- with which..to feed their districts."- :
;'Mr Finch .Hatton, in a letter to "The Times," asserts that the reduction to which the Eastern Extension Company has agreed areidue to the fear of a Pacific cable.
It is now considered unlikely that an autumn session will be held, as the Government has decided to apply clotiire to amendments that may be proposed of a „ purely obstructive character. .
The conference, which .was .begun on May sfch, between Mr Anderson, of the British East African Company, and Dr Krauel, for the purpose of* delimiting the spheres of the English and German Companies in East Africa, will not be resumed. Cairo, June 9. , An Egyptian conversion preferential loan is about to be issued./ ; ; Vienna," June 9. . The Emperor Francis has announced to the delegations that the strength of the army is being increased. Count Kalnoky, the Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs, declares that, owing to the influence of the Emperor of Germany, the triple alliance was never firmer than at the present time. St. Petersburg, June 9. Nihilists have robbed .contractors at Gonjski of a large quantity of dynamite, and considerable alarm is felt throughout Russia, as it is feared that further attempts on the life of the Czar are contemplated. :
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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 11 June 1890
HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 11 June 1890
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