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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[ P Ktli MIE.S3 ASSOCIATION. ]

London. October 1. At the wool sales faulty scoured were slightly easier, other sorts linn. It ha» been decided to defend Plymouth with the Brennan torpedo. A young woman named Gertrude Croun, who it is thought has relations at Wangaratta., Victoria, has committed suicide at Hereford. She suffered under the hysterical, delusion that she had beer, seduced on the voyage to jEhgland. In the Dublin Court to-day an application was made for an injunction to restrain the Magistrate m Tipperary from hearing the charges of inciting preferred against Messrs O'Brien, Dillon and others, owing to prejudice. The Bench reserved judgment until to-morrow. A syndicate, including the Marquis of Hartington and Messrs Barings and Rothschild, have offered to build a line of fast Atlantic steamers, provided the I line is subsidised by the Canadian j Government. Sir Thomas Peake, Bart., has been arrested on a charge of decoying a gentleman, named Edward Gibson, m the cellar of an empty mansion. It is alleged that while there he obtained from Gibson the key to the latter's lockers m St. George's Club, and removed therefrom and destroyed a number of letters written by Gibson's mistress, also a number of her photographs. Peake is also charged with forging the name of Gibson to a telegram. Washington, Oct. 1. President Harrison has signed the Tariff Bill. Berlin, October 2. The Socialists m Germany have formulated a policy reviving the " Gotha programme* (exalting labor), approved at the Socialist Congress m 1870. Vienna, October 2. The Emperor of Germany received an ovation on his arrival here. Madrid. October 2. Official statistics show that there were 1000 deaths from cholera m Spain last month.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2534, 3 October 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2534, 3 October 1890

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