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TELEGRAPHIC

JHOME AND FOREIGN.

[?ER PRESS ASSOCIATION] Londok September 5 and 6. The shareholders m the Colonial and Snrithfield Meat Freezing Company insist on regular shipments being guaranteed. The War Office, having issued a regulation prohibiting the purchase of frozen beef for the array, a deputation from the various Meat Companies intend to wait on the authorities, and request them to rescind the instructions. In their second innings Lord Londesborough's eleven were only able to put on 90, thus losing the match by 8 runs. Turner took seven wickets for 46, and Ferris three for 38. Her Majesty the Queen has informed Sir Wm. Robinson that she is sanguine that the granting of constitutional government to Western Australia will result m good, and that she was deeply interested, and was kept well informed on matters dealing with Australia generally. Paris, September 6. A meeting of the Boulangist Committee adhered to the proposal that the revision of the Republic was necessary. New York, September 6. Sawyer, Wallace and Co., of New York, have failed for £400,00<X They attribute their losses to operations m wheat and provisions. Sister Rose. Gertrude, Superintendent of the Lepers' Hospital at Kalawa, one of the Sandwich Islands, has appealed to the Pope askings his Holiness to prevent missionaries hindering her m her leper work. At a mutiny of troops m Jamaica the officers were fired upon. At an enquiry which followed thirty-seven of the men were exiled to Barbaeoes. Constantinople, September 5. A great fire occurred at Salonica, a seaport of Macedonia, and destroyed the consulates and 1200 houses. Thousand* of people are homeless. Incendiarism by Turks is suspected. Mecca, September 4. Three hundred and fifty deaths a day from cholera are reported here. Prague, September 6. Great misery has been caused m Bohemia through the floods, and many people who had to seek refuge on house tops or trees are nearly starving-

The "Rangitikei Advocate " says:—Bush whackers, to following their calling, often jneet with nasty accidents. The mates m these cases always acting m the most loyal, true, and kind manner to the unfortunate sufferers. Two cases of mishaps arrived m town on Saturday. A poor fellow while cutting bush at the side of a stream made an awful gash m the call of his leg, he was a big man and hi« mate much smaller. The wounded man could not walk so the little fellow carried his mate seven miles on his back over a rough Bush track, he then met another man who helped carry him another eleven miles, thereat was done m a dray, and he is lying at the Red Lion Hotel. Another case was as follows :—Thomaa Kennerley, while cutting bush some miles beyond Kennedys, missed his stroke m some way and cut a nasty gash iv Ms instep. After washing the wound, it ww» thought best by these bush surgeons to sew the wound up, and this wounded man m tfhe most plucky way sewed -up his one (foot and then rode into town, arriving hwre as stated.

The vote for school buildings was reduced by £5000 m Committee of Supply the other morning. The New Zealand Farmers' Co-operative Association of Conterbury, Ltd., report having received from their agents the following cable message dated London, September sth:—Presant price, fca.q., wheat, per 496 Ib, at Mark lane, is 36s 6d; the market has a downward tendency. Beans, 32s ; market, stationary. Mutton 4d, and lamb 4£d. Mr L. A. Goldberg is wanted by the Ashburton police. It appears that about a fortnight or three weeks ago, Goldberg entered the employment of Mr J. C. Duncan, m the Arcade, as a clerk. Everything went on well enough m Mr Duncan's office till Friday night, when Mr Goldberg, who had the key of the safe m his possession, took a return ticket to Christchurch. He did not return on Saturday, and about midday Mr Duncan found it necessary to have the safe broken open. The safe was found to be empty of its valuables, about £7 m money having disappeared. Mr Duncan informed the police, and a warrant was issued for the *i est of the absconder. Steps were also taken to track him, and detective information is to the effect that he was traced on board the Manapouri, which sailed on Friday night for Wellington, at which port she arrived before a telegram re the passenger she was supposed to carry reached the city, so that the party wanted had time to get ashore. News of his arrest may be looked for, however, at any moment.

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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2512, 8 September 1890

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TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2512, 8 September 1890

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