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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association.]

London, August 19 and 20. At the funeral of Cardinal. Newman the Right Rev. Monsignor Stpnor represented His Holiness the Pope, and Prince Doria the laity of Italy. Among those present Were the Dukes of Norfolk and Newcastle, Lords Coleridge, Talbbt, and Kerr, and many of the Anglican clergy. Enormous crowds lined the street as the cortege parsed through. The potato crop m Ireland is rotten* and it is expected supplies will not last until October. , > : Fears are entertained of a famie and fever appearing. In the House of Commons Mr Balfour V AnnbuHced\ that the prospects were darkening, but he thought it was premature to estimate the whole crop to be a failure. ; } In the speech from the throne at the closing of Parliament reference was made to the Behring S«a difficulty, and it was stated that England had offered to submit the matter to arbitration. The hope is expressed that the differences m Newfoundland, will be satisfactorily adjusted.- -i '..■■'■-■■'■ A sailor from Calcutta, - who is suffering from Asiatic chol«ra,has arrived m London. , " ' It is reported that the 'United' States declines to refer the Behring Sea fishery dispute to arbitration.,. . . New York, August 20» Th,e news that 1 peace has been arranged between Guatemala and San, Salvador is confirmed. Buenos Aykes, August 20. The Government of the Republic issues si&tjr million dollars ■ wbrth of notes, redeemable m five years.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2497, 21 August 1890

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