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[per press association.] London, July 4 and 5. Peter Jackson has declined the offer of the Pelican Club to box McAuliffe for a purse of 1200 sovs. The Emperor of Germany is expected to arrive at Osborne on August 2nd on a visit to her JMajesty thp..i}u,§en. His visit will extend over five days, and he then visits Edinburgh. A Bill sanctioning the cession of Heliogoland to Germany has been "introduced in the House of Commons, and the second reading is set down for Thurday. Mr W. S. Caine, ex-M.P. for Barrowhas written to Mr Gladstone accepting the main principle of Home Rule, but reserving details. * tHe'QueenMatfpieSfnted Miss Dorothy Tennant, who iijbe;^roth'ed^?».S%le^ wilM #msuature set in brillianitiS'and a lock of hair. I While manoeuvres wer-a being, carried oat, ;at; Aldershot [:h-:S^^\)joexX of Hussars collided with a body of Lancers. Wild confusion resulted, durmg^hich several were injured. The Captain of the Hussars wfts, censured. ■ " ; ;ThS'*;jy|:^ifß/.;«iase( ry thWthe Government arejsoundmg members on ,toe question of an Autumn the Passing of the Irish Land Purchase *BilL-jifi-[<i;; '■• )■'■■:'-■* i^w''t:*>*■!■■■'<'•'.? \t The same paper states that Mr W. H. Smith will shortly accept a peerage, and Mr Goschen, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, will lead the House of Commons. It is reported that England" will recognise the French protectorate over Madagascar on condition that the French Government waive their rights in Zanzibar, ill' 1" Her Majesty the Queen was charmed witfe/ -Madame Melba's : , sj^gipg, and expressed herself proud of colonial talent. She. presented Madame Melba with a superbly jewelled brooch. fj A petition presented by the publicans^ ;in favor of t compensation, has been rejected on the ground lhat 'many of the signatures are in the same hand writing, and also that a few of them are-'^^eeriel. - • ' \ ■■""'■> '' • r-'^iit 1"?' At the wool auctions good merinos slightly improved, otherwise tne^ market is unchanged, and the rate,<j obtained at the opening sales rule. Merinos average from 7| to lOd; andirossbreds from 5 to 7| pe { r,qettt. below May. Richardson, 1 a! c^ity* "money lender, is suehxg Werthejmer (the co-respondent in the action for divorce brought by Lord DuiiM| to recover the amount of a cheque, endorsed by Lady Dunlo. Defendant and Lady Dunlo allege that the cheque is a forgery,. v ejjßvi- ! bfl.t,,i;hdence points to her intimacy with Wertheimer and others. ;:• i- *s The " Statist " states jthat the Victorian railway prbposMs' are a fitting sequel to the gjarangfinai^jial blunders which have earned for tnat colony unenviable notoriety^ arid it is absurd to suppose that by. extensions alone will ensue profitable 'development. The error,. the ." Statist" considers, is to spend a sum of thirty millions without attracting immigrants. The Western Australian Constitution Bill has passed the House of Commons. The passage of the Bill was warmly cheered. Replying to a question Baron De Worms stated that the Colonial"Government 'would have to provide fortifications' and reserves for the defence of Albany, but Great Britain wouldsupply., jbhe armament. Sir' Edwin Chadwlck,, J^C.'B., is dead ; aged, ninety. ■•■'.'. ts "V- ---, ,"' ,poNSTAjraiNp^iJß, July*s. It is Reported thaib ; Tifrkjsh, .^and Montenegrin troops have cbme »Snto collision near Lake Scutari, owinlt to a Turkish incursipn.i i ;-.Sir .W./^..,^lV^jtei l'ij^Vitis|i lAjx^assaßor,, hp,s" forwardfed to, tKe Porte a protest against the atrocities committed in Armenia. In answer the Porte attributes the whole of the Armenian difficulty to agitators' orders. Belgrade. July 4. An agitation in favor of restoring King Milan to the throne of Servia is being started here. The Porte has expressed regret for the murder of the Consul at Pristina. The Servian Government insists, on compensation being paid to the widow, and military honors to the Servian flagBuenos Ayktss, July 5. A grave political and financial crisis continues in the Argentine Republic. Sofia, July 5. M. Stambouloff, Regent and Premier, threatens to,stop tribute to the P.orte unless the latter accedes to the,, terms of the Bulgarian note, demanding th« recognition of Prince Ferdinand to the Throne. ; Berlin, July 4. The German Government is arranging to establish a Colonial Council to supervise matters in connection with the colonial possessions of Germany. Paris, July 5. The remains of Adam Mickiewioz, I Polish poet, have been removed from France, and reinterred at Cracow, in Poland. The reinterment took place in the presence of 100,000 Poles.

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2460, 7 July 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2460, 7 July 1890

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