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The Newfoundland Difficulty.

[per press association]

j New York, June 9. In consequence of an order which hcis been given to American cruisers to seize and dismantle any sealers infringing the Behring sea fishing regulations, Columbian sealers have purchased a fast steamer to enable them to outpace the American cruisers. St. Johns, June 9. Several vessels are returning from St. George's Bay, the Customs officers having forbidden them to unload their cargoes until the duties were paid. The French and English warships which have been at the scene of disturbance are dispersing and are proceeding on cruises, i The French fishermen are also aispersing, and the trouble is practically over for the present year; but it is probable that hostilities will be violently renewed next season. Pakis, June 9. The French Press ridicule the idea

that war will ensue : they refer to the dispute as a paltry one, and advocate the acceptance of an indemnity, and the granting of a territorial compensation.

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The Newfoundland Difficulty., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 11 June 1890

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The Newfoundland Difficulty. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2438, 11 June 1890

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