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[PER PKEBS ASSOCIATION,] London, August 28 to 20, At the half-yearly meeting of the Bank of New Zealand shareholders, Sir I. Ferguson, the president, said the formation of; the New Zealand Estates Company liberated large balances which would recoup shareholders the sacrifices they had been obliged to make. There was a general improvement m the colony, but Mr Buckley's rash and reckless attacks had impeded a corresponding improvement m the affairs of the bank, and were suggestive of an intention to destroy it altogether if possible. Twenty mutinous Hussars have been sentenced to terms of imprisonment at Canterbury. Mv Dillon, speaking at a meeting at, Clonmel said hP would quit Ireland if boycotting were abandoned, He was prepared to take his religion from Rome, but not his politics, which must be found at home. The " Financial News," condemning the Victorian railway proposals, de-^ dares that the increase of debts has outpaced the growth of population and ait addition of a dozen more millions, however reproductive, will render taxaj tion m Victoria intolerable. Mr Gossip, the well-known Adelaide chess player, is playing well m the chess tournament at Manchester. Calcutta importers are meeting to consider the crisis caused by the rise m exchange. The majority are against stopping sales at present, Bit.ussET.s, August 2 Foreign agitators are being expelled from Belgium. Washington, August 28. j Owing to the expectation of a revolution, American cruisers have been dispatched to Honolulu. Mahrid, Aug. 28. During the cholera scare, three physicians were murdered by peasants.
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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2505, 30 August 1890
TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2505, 30 August 1890
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