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London, June 12,
The Duke of Portland's horse Donovan has become lame, and his career is ended. Several failures have occurred owing to the depression in woollen manufacturing districts. _ H.M-.s. Curacoa has" sailed for Capetown and Australia. The Parnellites intend to present an address to Cardinal Manniug on the occasion of his silver jubilee. Mr O'Brien, M.P., was married in London to-day. " Mr Dillon acted as best man, and the ceremony was performed by the Archbishop of Cashel. Mr Parnell and other members were present. ■ : Mr James Monro, C.8., Chief Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, has resigned owing to friction with Mr Matthews, Home Secretary. Tha leading members of the Unionist part, such as Sir George Russell and Colonel Saunderson, are opposed to the scheme of Mr F. Abigail, M.L.A. of New South Wales for a Unionist mission to Australia. It is reported that the Orient Steam Navigation Company, Donald Currie and Company, and the Peninsula and* Oriental Steam Navigation Company, are negotiating for the purchase of Tilbury Dock for the sum of three and a half millions. Bbene, June 12. Switzerland is increasing her army. New York, June 12. A train has been wrecked and plundered by highwaymen in Arkansas. Belgrade, June 12. The Servian Government have repudiated attacks made by the Austrian Press. Cairo, June 12. The Egyptian Conversion Preferential three and a half per cent loan of twenty-nine millions has been issued. The minimum is fixed at 91. Lisbon, June 12. The Portuguese Chamber of Deputies adjourned last night in an uproar in consequence of the Government declining to hold' a secret session to discuss negotiations with England. Washington, June 12. A Committee appointed by the Senate to consider the Silver Bill has excised the provision for the redemption in bullion as a legal tender, and it is now considered that no legislation on the subject will be passed at all.
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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2441, 14 June 1890
TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2441, 14 June 1890
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