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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association.]

LoKDON. September 25 apd 2fl. The Bank, rate of discount is 5 per ceint. Mr M.P., lins also been arrested for making inflammatory speeches. Mr Knox, Secretary of the Broken Hill Propriety Company, expects shortly to be m a position to unofficially offer sixty thousand shares m,- London, m order to a create a market, and secure quotation on the Stock Exchange. Messrs McLean Bros; propose that merchants should combine to stop the war of rates, and prevent depreciation of stock. The suggestion is receiving much support. Tyser's action is said to have caused dissensions m the shipping ring,, which may possibly result m a disruption. Lord Salisbury distinctly refuses to make further concessions tto Portugal. The police are excluding the public from the precincts of the Courts m Tipperary. Mr Harrison, M.P., and others received severe injuries from blows with batons, and Mr Morley had a narrow escape of being hurt. Arrived: Barque Hudson, from Oamaru (June 14); Frozen mutton has declined £d, ,and beef £d. Galvanised iron (gospel oak) £17. Mr Jackson, Financial Secretary to the Treasury who has been On a visit of inspection to Ireland, considers the effect of the potato blight has been over-rated. When brought before the Magistrates at Tipperary the members of Parliament recently arrested refused to answer to their names, and protested against the alleged unfair composition of the Bench. It is expected some important revelations will be made m connection with Daly and other imprisoned Fenians. Ferris has made up his mind to leave Australia and return to England. He will play for Gloucestershire. Washington, September 25. The President of the Mormons society has issued a manifesto stating thnt his church will abandon polygamy, , and submit to the laws of the United States. : ;, '■ ■••■ ■ Zanzibar, September 25. Nine Germans landed at Vitu, despite the opposition offered them by the Natives. Immediately they landed a quarrel ensued between them and the Natives. The Germans ussed their rifles, whereupon the Natives attacked them, and killed eight of their number. Vienna, September 25. An extensive strike of colliers has taken place at Outran, Moravia. Calcutta, September 25. A revolution has broken out at Mainkpoor, m Oudh, one of the Northwestern provinces of British India. Th« insurgents seized the Maharajah and his brothers, but the former subsequently escaped, and made his way to the British residence, which is garrisoned by Native troops.!

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2529, 27 September 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2529, 27 September 1890

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