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JPBB PiBESS ASSOCIATION.] St Petbrsjbuiwj, September 1, A calamitous hurricane has swept pver Helsingforsjthe capital pf Knlancl f
situated at the mouth of the Wanna. During the recent visit of the German Emperor to St Petersburg M. de Giers, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs,'had an eminently pacific interview with Chancellor Caprivi. The Russian Government has raised the import duties on all articles, except coal, 20 per cent. Washington, September 1. Congress has forbidden the importation of contract labor. London, September 1 and 2. Mr F. Abigail, M.P. of N.S.W., who has been directing his attention to the statements made by Mr John Dillon and other representatives of the Irish National party who recently visited Australia, has arranged with the Rev. Dr. Kane, of Belfast, a well-known Orange advocate, to lecture m Australia m the interests of the Anti-Home Rule party. The Hon. R. Oliver, M.L.C., New Zealand, will not return to the colony, but will aeek a seat m the House of Commons at the next general election, Lisbon, September 2. i The King of Portugal is suffering from typhoid lerer. New York, September 2. The Senate has increased the duty on manufactured wool and woollen yarns to two and a half times the duty Obi first-class unwashed wool.
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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2508, 3 September 1890
TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2508, 3 September 1890
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