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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per prbss association.]

London, July 28 to 29. The Chamber of Commerce intends to revive the Committee appointed five years ago to deal thoroughly with the whole question of bills of lading.*, The Union Bank of Australia has declared a dividend of 14 per cent., and carried forward $15,000 to next year. Liberals are cabling to;. Sir T. McIlwraith, of Queensland, asking him to contest Ayr- boroughs'-at the next general election, , Lady Dunlo admitted m her evidence that she had been the mistress of one Weston before her marriage, but denied adultery with Werthehner. The Bill providing for the cession of Heligoland to Germany has passed its third reading m the House of Commons. Doubts are expressed as to,the Earl of Jersey's success m hiS bVn capacity. The Cardiff dock laborers have returned to work, a compromise having been arranged. ■ • The iron masters m the west of Scotland haye announced that a reduction will be made next month of 10 per cent m steel smelters' wages. Tfte men oppose this step. "Capetown, July 28. Mr Cecil Rhodes has given notice of motion m the Cape Parliament to the effect that Cape Colony ought to have been consulted respecting the agreement with Portugal as to territory south of the Zambesi, and that the colony claims a voice m the disposition of "that territory. New York, July 28. Reports from Central America state that at the battle of Chingo, Guatemala lost 600 men and San Salvador ninety. Honduras, fearing domestic revolt, is afraid to join Guatemala. San Salvador again defeated the latter at Japita. . St.' Petersburg, July 28. The expulsion of four million Jews from Russia is believed to be imminent. '■; ■"'■ £ - • Zanzibar, July 28. Emm Pasha and several German officers are ill. | Karema, one of the rival claimants to the throne of Uganda, is reported to have been killed. Pretoria, July 28. Mr Hofmeyer and President Kruger have agreed to a settlement of the Swaziland dispute m favor of the Transvaal Republic.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2478, 30 July 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2478, 30 July 1890

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