HOME AND FOREIGN
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London, July 30 to August 1, The Earl of Jersey has appointed Mr George Goschen, son of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, as his private secretary.
A rival of Succi's, named Jacques, has succeeded m fasting for over forty days at the Westminster Aquarium. Mr Justice Day held that claims of the Cape Copper Company for over £200,000 against the Comptoir d'Escompt, under a guarantee, were ultra vires,and gave judgment m favor of the defendant Company. Mr E. Stanhope has asked the Duke of Cambridge to enquire into the sentences passed on the mutinous Guards, with a view to leniency. The police dispersed a meeting of dismissed postmen on the Thames Embankment. They hope the dissolution of the Union will cause the Postmaster-General to relent, but the Union is not inclined to yield to their wi»h.
Baron cle Worms, m reply to the demands of the Cape Government to be consulted as to the settlement of East Africa, states it is impossible to consult the colonies about cessions affecting their interests.
At a meeting of the St Kathoriue Docks Company, Mr Norwood, Chairman of the Company, said the Cardinals, Archbishops, and other busybodies who led public opinion astray
ought to see that the dockers carried out their part of their agreement. Mr Raikes hopes the reduction of the ocean postage to 2|d will soon come into effect.
Vienna, July 31. The Archduchess Valeric has married the Archduke Francis Salvator.
Zanzibar, August 1. The crew of the Lake Company's steamer Shire, seized by the Portuguese, have been sent to Quillemane for trial.
Washington, August 1. The purchase of silver under the new Act will begin m September.
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HOME AND FOREIGN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2481, 2 August 1890
HOME AND FOREIGN Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2481, 2 August 1890
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