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[per press association.] London, August 5 to 7. In their second innings against Kent, the Australians were all out for 128 runs, the county team thus winning by 108 runs. In the yacht race arranged in honor !o£ the visit of the Emperor of Ger many, the latter assisted H.R.H. the Prince of Wales to navigate his yacht. The "Standard" denies that the Russian Jews are menaced. A ferry boat, carrying her Majesty the Queen, at Oowes, was partly submerged owing to the premature lowering of a landing stage from the Royal yacht. The mishap, which occasioned great alarm, was quickly rectified. Replying to a question in the House of Commons, Sir. James Fergusson declared that it was impossible to interfere with the cession of Heligoland to Germany, and he announced that Mr Arthur C. S. Barkley, Governor of the Island, and other officials, would retire on Saturday next. France permits an English protectorate over Zanzibar if England submits to France granting an exequatur to Consuls in Madagascar, and agrees to the extension of French influence over | territory outside of Algeria, Senegal, and the Niger. A line from Tunis to Lake Tchad, say on to the Niger, is]to form the eastern boundaries. Speaking at a banquet at the Man-1 sion House, the Marquis of Salisbury said the condition of Europe at the present moment was uninteresting, because it was eminently peaceful. He was confident that the agreements entered into by England with Germany and France with respect to the African territory had removed the cause of future quarrels. Referring to Egypt, he said that that country had become prosperous owing to English administration, and it would only be evacuated when England found that Egypt was able to secure her own prosperity. Speaking of Ireland, he said affairs there were more peaceful and prosperous, and people more contented than they were in 1886. Mecca, August 7. At Jeddah 100 persons are dying' daily from cholera. Cairo, August 6. Steps are being taken to strictly enforce , the quarantine regulations, (in order to prevent the spread of. cholera to Egypt. Buenos Ayres, August 7. The Chambers have accepted the resignation of Dr Celman, and Dr Carlos Pelligrini, the Vice-President, who was elected to succeed him, is engaged in forming a new Cabinet. . Paris, August 6. The sentence of six months' imprisonment passed on M. Secretan, manager of the Socie*te dcs Me"taux, who was'found guilty of declaring fictitious dividends, has been confirmed, but the fine of 10,000 francs which he was ordered to pay has been reduced. Constantinople, August 5. The Greek Patriarch here has resigned in consequence of the Porte investing the Bulgarian Bishops. The cruel treatment to which prisoners in Macedonia are subject is increasing, and has caused considerable agitation. j Ezeroum, August 6. The Armenian Patriarch declares he is powerless to control the populace, and has resigned. St Petersburg, August .6. The new Russian Ambassador has been sent to Constantinople to enforce the demands of Russia in connection with Bulgaria. Brisbane, August, 7. In consequence of the close division on the want of confidence motion, the Ministry has resigned, and Sir E. W. Griffiths, who tabled the motion, has undertaken the formation of the new Cabinet, which Sir Thos. Mell wraith will probably join as Treasurer, Sydney, August 7. The pastoralists, shipping, and stevedores are agreeing that the Union and non-Union wool be shipped without discontinuation, and in the erent of an attempt to block non-Union shorn wool it is probable there will be a general lock-out by ship owners ond coal mine owners

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TELEGRAPHIC HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2486, 8 August 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2486, 8 August 1890