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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association.]

London, July" 21 to 23. The people of Heligoland hayel- forwarded a grateful farewell to the Queen. The licensing fund will also be applied to educational purposes and the erection of laborers' dwellings m Ireland. Owing to the proposed corner m chemicals, shares m the Chemical Company, Newcastle, have risen 100 per cent. At the National Rifle Association meeting on Bisley Common, the Queen's prize was iron by Sergeant Beates, of the Ist Battalion of. the i Warwickshire Regiment. Glen, the Secretary of the Belfast Union Building Society, who absconded with the funds of the Society, has been sentenced to five years' penal servitude. Prince Albert Victor is suffering from a smart attack of fever, supposed tto have been contracted m India, whence he recently returned from a prolonged tour. Professor Allen, of Melbourne, whose diplomas were recently registered by the General Council of Medical Examination, will .attend the Medical Congress, which opens at Berlin m August. The Marquis of Salisbury declares that at the Brussels Anti-Slavery Conference England stood alone m the desire to abolish the drink traffic among the natives m Africa. New York, July 23. In a two-mile double sculling race Gaudaur and Mackay defeated Teemer and Hosmer. Disturbances m Chili are still continuing, and five thousand nitrate strikers sacked and burnt several shops m Valparaiso. As it is feared further depredations will be committed, troops have been summoned, and the banks and most of the business premises and private houses have been closed. During the melee one shopkeeper and several rioters were killed. An ironclad fired on the rioters m Iquique, * seaport town m the North of Chili. Guatemala, July 23. The President of Guatemala has applied to the United States of America to prevent Mexico from intervening m the present dispute on behalf of San Salvador. Constantinople, July 23. The Turkish Government refuses to make reparation to Servia for the murder of the Servian Consul at Pristina. A movement is on foot m Armenia to join the Greek Church. Already there have been many converts who ' are claiming the protection of Russia. The Porte is seeking to neutralists the matter by migrating 1000 Circassians from tffe Caucasus to Armenia. Belgrade, July 23. A bitter quarrel has arisen between the Radical Ministry and King Milan. The latter proposes to pay his visit to the camp at Nish, and it is likely he will invite the troops to make a pronouncement m favor of the King, Sofia, July 23. There is much discontent among Bulgarian officers,and numerous desertions are reported. Buenos Ayrbs, July 21 to 23. The Government buildings are guarded by cavalry. Business m the city is paralysed. Four thousand troops and 3000 police are quartered m the capital. The army of the Argentine Republic has been increased, and police espionage is employed. It is alleged that the plot discovered for the overthrow of the Government was instigated by the President for political ends. St. Johns, July 23. The seizure by the French of a Newfoundland fishing schooner off St. Pierre Island, has had the effect of reviving the irritation felt against the French m Newfoundland.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2473, 24 July 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2473, 24 July 1890

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