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London, August 26 to 27. The New Zealand Estates Company's debentures are quoted at ?5. The London Board of the Bank of New Zealand has unanimously elected Mr Glynn as President. An amendment that managers of the Bank should be consulted as to inviting Australians to tender for New Zealand business, was ruled out of order. An official report on the potato blight in Ireland shows that it is spread all over the island, except in the vicinity of Dublin and a portion of County Down. Only the stalks and leaves of plants are affected as yet, and it is possible the disease may not extend to the tubers if the weather improves. Mr Healey, M.P., speaking at Dublin, said that tenants who paid rents while their families were starving were virtually assassins, and he hoped no assistance would be afforded by Australian sympathisers unless rents remained unpaid for twelve months. A sharp rise in flour has taken place. The sale of the Tasmanian line of railway to the Government has been confirmed by the Company's shareholders. Buda Pesth, August 27. The town of Tokay in Hungary has been destroyed by fire. Buenos Aykes, August 27. Affairs in the Argentine States are quieter. Constantinople, August 27. It is rumored that Ismail Pasha, ex Khedive of Egypt, has been imprisoned and poisoned in this city. Brussels, August 27. The Duke of Cambridge yesterday unveiled a memorial erected in Brussels in honor of the English soldiers who I fell at Waterloo. I
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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2503, 28 August 1890
TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2503, 28 August 1890
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