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TELEGRAPHIC.

HOME AND FOREIGN.

[PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.] Londou, July 1. Wool is more regular, but prices are unchanged; Sir A. Blyth, Agent-General for South Australia, will attend Earl Carnarvon's funeral. All the AgentGenerals unite m sending wreaths. Mr Oscar Meyer, who represents New South Wales, is disappointed at the small interest evinced by British. exhibitors m the Mining Exhibition. The Directors of the British Broken. Hill Company are favorably inclined to the proposed increase of capital. The wife and four daughters of Mr James O'Connor,,of "United Ireland," have died from eating poisonous mussels. The Western Australian Enabling Bill has passed through Committee, and the thitd reading is fixed for Thursday. New clauses were proposed, preventing the interdiction of immigration o£ British subjects, referring to mining on private property, and the rights of foreigners engaged m pearling, but all were negatived. Government are disposed to increase the pay of the police,if their excessive demands for pensions are abandoned, and the police are inclined to agree to this compromise. Mr J. C. Williamson has purchased the Australian rights m the comic opera " Maijorie," and also Messrs Sims and Buchan's new drama, which is to be produced at the Adelphi m August. .

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2457, 3 July 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2457, 3 July 1890

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