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London, June 11 and 12. Tallow—Best mutton, 26s to 26s l 6d; best beef, 25s to 25s 6d. . The Directors of the National Mortgage and Agency Company of New :i Zealand have declared a dividend of 5 per cent for the year. Madame Melba was personally congratulated by the Prince of Wales on her success. She returns to the Pans Opera House in October, and proceeds in January to Russia, where she receives £2000 for ten nights. The prima donna announces her inten +ion of visiting Australia in August, 1891. Mr Goschen, feeling indisposed to recommend to the Imperial Government t» share the guarantee required ' to secure the reduction of the colonial .cable tariff, strong pressure will be "brought to bear, and for this purpose the Agents-General will seek a personal interne^ with the Chancellor of the Exchequer.. ' . The London Board of. Directors of the Bank of' New Zealand are awaiting the arrival of Mr David Hean (who is on his way Home from Auckland) beipre they, decide whether they, will ■undertake the management of the Bank's affairs; ' As' soon as Mr Hean arrives *a general meeting of shareholders "will be convened. Bank of New. Zealand shares, old issue, are quoted at £3 10s to £i 10s, and new issue-at £5 10s to £6 10s. Washington, June 11 and 12. Sir Julian Pauncefote, British Ambassador, has threatened to withdraw if British sealers in Behring Sea are seized. The Finance Committe.e of the Senate propose to substitute an amended Caucus Bill for the Silver Bill originally introduced into the Senate. The House of Representatives is "strongly opposed to the amendments made by the Committee. Berlin, June 11. Referring to the abolition of the passport system in Alsace General Yon Caprivi said that it was impossible for Germany to allow French soldiers to occupy ground which would be their future battlefields.
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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2440, 13 June 1890
TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2440, 13 June 1890
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