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■ London, October 3. The Bank of Australasia has declared a,dividend of 14 per c«nt., and t carried .forward £15,000. ! St. Paul's Cathedral is to be rocon-1 sec rated m consequence of the suicide which was committed m it this week. The tl Standard" states that the decision of the Bank*of TShglmd not to raise the i\iteof discount has averted a probable financial panic. - New. Zealand'cheese'rangesi from 36s to 48s The rate of Exchange to Australia has been raised one half per cent. New York, October 3. 1 A' meeting of 'Irish sympathisers 1 at Indianapolis protested against the Tipperary arrests. A Committed Jjas been formed for the purpose;»£/affording help to the. famine-stricken people m Ireland. ExPresidehts Hayes and Cleveland are chairmen, and their appeals have met with a liberal response. Ottawa, October 4.Sir John Mac'donald, Premier, m the course of an address at Halifax, stated that the adoptioif of the^tariff by the United States \vas an indirect attempt on the part of the United States ,to force Canada to sell her allegiance to the British flag. Canada, he said, had nothing to gain by joining the United States, with ity, mass of foreign' ignorance and vice, and he felt sure that Canada, if .once separated from the mother country 5, Would be unable to exist. .... . The Tipperary Bench; hearing the charges the Irish M.Ps., refused to hear Mr T. Harrington, their'counsel, owing' to his frequent insults. Mr -Harrington then left the Court. Mr Dillon denounced the Bench far depriving him of theservices of counsel at a critical moment. lie was cheered by the* 'assemblage m Court, but the Bench immediately haii the Court cleared and adjourned thje proceedings.' ; Washington, October 4. • •• The McKinley Tariff Bill' came ini^j operation to-day: ' I ,'' ■;/,,,. Vienna, October 4; [ , A.Commission appointed by Government is stiidying the potato disease,, and will probably pay a visit to Australia to mak« further enquiries. ' Berlin, October 3. ■ Colonel Wissman is fitting out another expedition for the interior of Africa similar to that now on its way under Emm Pasha. Rome, October 3. The Pope denies he expressed his willingness to mediate m the Newfoundland fisheries dispute. Paris, October 3. The French Government • has appointed a Commission to"'study and report on the best means of developing French establishments m the New Hebrides. ' ' Ehzekoum, October 3. . It is stat3(l that the Armenians on tho border of the country have assumed a menacing attitude to the ■ Turks, m consequence of a long series of outrages to which the Christian population have been subjected. It is also reported that Russian priests are secretly traversing the country, pefsuarling the Armenians to join Russia^.

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HOME AND FOREION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2536, 6 October 1890

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HOME AND FOREION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2536, 6 October 1890

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