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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[pee pbess association]

LounoN, September 28. "Wool is firm, with a hardening tendency. The death is announced of the Hon. Alfred J. F. Egerton, M.P. for Eccles, at the age of thirty-six. The Irish members arrested for'inciting tenants not to pay rent were again brought before the Magistrates at Tipperary and remanded. Messrs Timothy Healey and Timothy Harrington, M.P.'s, continually bullied the Pencil and scenes of the most disgraceful (character were incessant. The "Standard," m discussing the American Tariff Bill, declares it to be the most drastic protection measure m the world, and that as ten of the free Southern States being so little considered, there is danger of new secessions. The " Standard " considers that the tariff will cause greater prosperity to the Australian tinned me&t industry and New Zealand fisheries, and will also develop profitable industries m Africa and Egypt, while it means commercial starvation to India. Ottawa, September 27The case for the prosecution m the charge of the murder of an. English tourist, preferred against Birchall, has concluded. The evidence adduced is of a strong circumstantial nature. _ | Fitzgerald, President of the American League, is indignant at Mr Parnell j advising the Parliamentary delegates ■ ■who intend visiting America shortly to avoid the extreme sections of the League m that country. Mexico, September 27. An unsuccessful attempt has been made to assassinate General Porfirio Diaz, the President of the Republic. Berlin, September 27. An epidemic of influenza has again made its appearance m the city. Count Waldersee and General de Vercly dv Vernois have resigned their portfolios, owing to the Emperor withholding his consent to strengthening the Prussian army at a cost of five million marks, Washington, Sept. 27. McKinley's Tariff Bill has been agreed to by a confei-ence of the two Houses, and will come into operation on October 6th. Sugar below No. 16 is to be admitted free, above that one half cent, per lb. Thursday Islanp, September 28. Information received here states that cholera is raging at Shanghai, Ngasaki, and Hong Kong. St Petersburg, September 27. # The position of the Jews m Russia has been referred to a special commission composed of the Governors of provinces.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2530, 29 September 1890, Incorrect date

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2530, 29 September 1890, Incorrect date

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