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; HOME AND FOREIGN. [PBB PKESS ASSOCIATION.] ; London, June 30 to July 1. S The revenue shows an increase of £1,146,000 over the same quarter last year. Mr D. Hean's report on the .Bank of ; New Zealand has created a most favorable impression on the London Diree-" tOrS. , ;;,(>■ ; The postmen are much incensed' at the alleged system of espionage to which they are subjected. The telegraph operators Have refused to work overtime, and it is feared that gfeat inconvenience to the public will result. ■ - ; Diplomatists consider Prince Ferdinand's departure from Sofia is connected with the impending declaration p of the independence of Bulgaria. Applications for debentures of, .the Western Australian Midland Railway Company have been allotted.' They are quoted at 7 per cent discpunt. The Congo Commercial Company have determined to send an expedition to the source of the Congo. The Australian cricketers recognise the weakness,of the team. Spoflbrth. has been chosen Captain of the Derbyshire County Eleven. , Negotiations for a match between Slavin a,nd McAuliffe have come to a standstill, and threaten to result m failure. The latter has agreed to stand an addition to the purse. Replying 'W a question m th&House of Commons, Mr Stanhope, Secretary for War, said that General Edwards report would be presented after the colonies had been consulted. A man named William . Ewart w^s... charged with repeated bigamy./ He declared himself to be really Pierce, , Egan, arid said he had never been but ■; of Australian waters from 1877. to 188 ft ; when he shipped as assistant ejagjineefon the Ruapehu,,._'/, . , ; ■', The' judgment;. of tli^ Court of , Enquiry into thG loss of the steamer Dacca wajsi that the chief officer alone w&a %o blame for not altering the course enough to■. clear the Daedalus reef. His certificate was ordered to be suspended for a year. The Court awarded great credit to the captain and crew of of the Dacca , for the discipline and rapid landing of the passengers, but regretted the absence of the captain from the deck <*t the time of the catastrophe. *' Vienna, July 1. - Count Kalnoky is m a, precarious state of health. Washington, Jisty 1. Sullivan refuses to fight Jackson owing to the recent police restrictions. A tornado swept over Kentucky and Tennessee. A church at Galatin was . wrecked, during service and many . people, were; injured. Buenos Ayres, June, 30L •, There is a panic m Argentine aeca-. . rities, owing to the failure of the J.*^ National Bank to pay the recently announced dividends. Gold is at- a pi^emium of 148. Soua, July 1. Prince Ferdinand only signed the warrant for Major's Pauitza's execution ; aftier the Ministry had threatened to resign if he refused. Pabis,. July 1. *Two peasants belonging to Epinal, while gathering firewood, crossed the German frontier. When retiring they were challenged, and not answering the guard fired Mid wounded one

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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2456, 2 July 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2456, 2 July 1890