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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[pep. press association.]

London, September 13. It is expected that the South Australian loan, amounting to two millions and a half, will shortly be placed on the market. Tyser and Co announce that one of their line of steamers will leave for the colonies every twenty-one days. The Maori King and Star of England are advertised to take cargo at the same rate as sailing ships, and on their way to New Zealand will call at Brisbane. Owing to the unfavorable report of the crop yield issued by the Agricultural Bureau the American wheat market has advanced, and the English and Continental markets are firmer, despite the fine weather. Lady Galloway and the sister of the Marquis of Salisbury accompany the Earl and Countess of Jersey to Sydney. Sir Saul Samuel, Lord Wolseley, and Howard Vincent to-day inspected the Manson magazine rifle at Sheffield. The weapon, which has recently been adopted by the King of the Belgians, is claimed to be superior to the. English magazine rifles, aud Lord Wolseley expressed himself pleased with it. Sir Saul Samuel is sending out specimens to Sydney. Aldun Carter Weston, who\ was convicted of forging a cheque, purporting to be signed by Isidor Emanuel Wertheimer for £300, and which also bore the forged name of Lady Dunlo, has been sentenced to seven years' im- - prisonment. Washington, September 12. The Chairman of the Post Office Committee m the Senate will move a resolution allowing the Australasian and British mails between New York and San Francisco to be carried on the railways at reduced rates with a view of maintaining the mail service with New Zealand and New South Wales. Berne, September 12. The revolution at Ticino is spreading, and the rebels have killed the Director of the interior, and captured other Councillors of the State. The populace of the Canton support the Provincial Government because the State refuse to submit the revision of the Constitution to popular vote. Twelve of the Liberal leaders, disguised as commercial travellers, captured an arsenal at Ticino, while an armed mob seized the palace of the Governor. The Liberals' complaint is that the Ultramontanes govern the Canton, though m a minority. The rising has collapsed, and troops were welcomed by the populace. Government have agreed to a reference of the revision of the Constitution to the popular vote.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2518, 15 September 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2518, 15 September 1890

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