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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association.]

London, August 12. Duncan of the "Matrimonial News" was cast m damages £1000. Plaintiff, who is only 21, is a grand-daughter ?of Sir F. Knowles, while defendant is 64. It came out m the course of evidence that defendant had attempted to seduce the' young lady, that he had been married twice, and had seven children by his wives, besides six by other mothers. Ireland is appealing for help against the potaio blight.' The body of the late Cardinal Newman is lying m sts&te. The .funeral takes place at Birmingham on Tuesday. Buenos Ayres, August 12. The mob attacked President Oeleman's house. :, Guatemala, August 12. . Barillas, ex-president,,lfas"been shot. Constantinople, August 13. The .Sultan lias -dismissed his Armenian servants. ; ... / It is reported the Czar will intervene m favor of the Armenians. Manilla/ August 12. The natives of the Caroline Islands surprised and killed a Spanish officer and twenty-seven men. Two warships have been ordered from the Phillipine Islands to punish them. St Petersburg, Augusts 13. The Czar has ordered a transfer m the autumn to the reserves of infantry and artillery enlisted, for seven and five years. In future the term of service is to be reduced to four years.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2491, 14 August 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2491, 14 August 1890

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