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London, June 27 and 28. ! The Ea,rl of Carnarvon, aged fifty* jnine,l is'&ead.' <' ' •" 1-'!j ■ -><:*' j It is hoped that the Australian fcruisers will be ready to sail in December, ,*:,.'■• jK-.c^l} "f '-' '^li'oih^i I Owing to the authorities fearing, a |!strike in the police force, iJHS r"FoW": Guards are practising street paigral,^, ' Severe gales have been experienced lat the Orkney Islands.;.; Sine -fishing boats were wrecked, and thii%y-five persons drowned.' w'Jtl''^ '

'. The Committee appointed by the House of Lards to enquire into the question oil children's life insurance has taken some startling medical evidence. '•'■'•" ,

Sir Graham Berry (Victoria), ;.Sis| Saul Samuel (New South Wales),* and Sir Dillon Bell (New Zealand); haVe left for Brussels for the purpose of attending the International TaiifrGonference, -_ ix - t , ,;. „■,., ■*- \ In answer to a question, Mr Goschen said it would be. impossible to carry through legislation this session on the subject 'of the investment of trust funds in colonial.stock..,., . , Replying to a question Sir Jas. Fergusson stated that tbi&> terms of the East African agreement do not commit England to fresh obligations in the event of war. If -the residents of Heligoland are hostile ix? the cession of

that Island to v Germany Mr Gladstone ' and Lord Rosebery mil oppose it being done. It is considered doubtful if. Lord Balfour of Burleigh will accept the Governorship of New South "Wales. In the House of Commons the Police Pension Bill has passed its second reading. The Company promoted by Miss Alice Cornwell to construct an outer harbor at Adelaide has abandoned the project. The amendment proposed by the Committee on the Western Australian Enabling Bill, to insert universal suffrage was rejected by a large majority. Mr D. Hean, who has been investigating the affairs of the Bank oi New Zealand, has arrived from Auckland, The Directors of the Bank entirely deny the reported reconstruction of the Board. ' Another meeting of the creditors iri .the estate of Viscount Deerhurst has been held, when the bankrupt's proposal to pay 10s io. the £> down, and the balance when he succeeded to the title, was refused, as a sufficient majority of creditors did not approve of it. • The "Colonial Quarterly Review,' .which is projected by Sir M. E. Grant Duff,, the Earl of , Derby, Sir John Lubbock, and Mr J, A. Froude, will: oppose Imperial Federation, and advocate alliance between kinsfolk in pre-; ference to the >more ambitious scheme of empire. , Mr Cecil Baikes, Postmaster-General,, has undertaken to consider Sir Dillon; Bell's proposal that in the event of a> renewal of the San Francisco mail' service, the British Government should defray the cost of the transit of the mail between London and San Francisco. Nbw Yokk, June 28. . Many deaths are recorded from sun-; stroke. • Berlin, June 27. ; The Beichstag has finally approved' the increase in the German Army by! a majority of 83. Natal, June 28. Colonists are demanding Responsible \ Government for Natal, with control over native subjects. . Paris, June 28. The Earl of Lytton, British Ambassador, is urging the French Government to discontinue the transportation of convicts to New Caledonia. The more serious charge of Nihilism preferred against those arrested with dynamite jin their possession has collapsed, and the accused are only charged with a minor offence. • ■ > '." Constantinople, June 28. The Sheik- ul Islam is suspected of plotting to depose the Sultan, and a number of members of the Ulema have been arrested on suspicion of being connected with him.

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2454, 30 June 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2454, 30 June 1890

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