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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[per press association]

Lo2tt)ox, October 6 and 7. Females are being employed m the hope of detecting " Jack the Ripper." Parliament meets on. November 25th. It is expected no less than 3000 Birmingham gun makers will have to be discharged through the McKinley Tariff Bill. The Dublin Convention has appointed Messrs Dillon, O'Brien, O'Connor, Sullivan, and Abraham Gill a deputation to visit America. Mr Jackson, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, who recently inspected the "blighted districts of Ireland, has been instructed to make another tour. An extradition warrant has beon issued from Bow street against a man naired Castion, who is charged with murder at Tieino during the recent | political disturbances there. ; It is reported that Mr Parnell lias made up his mind to get married if Captain O'Shea succeeds m his divorce suit. The " Times " states that the embarrassment of Westgarth and Co., whose extensive commitment m colonial Government securities and American railways has been the frequent topic of conversation on the Exchange, m part closed their accounts on Saturday. The Banks have now arranged to take up the less marketable securities, which are pledged as cover tot loans, and no further anxiety need be felt. A convention of Parnellites at Dublin has demanded suspension of rents on, small holdings m potatoe-blighted districts. Mr Parnell concurred; m this expression of opinion, though not himself present during the debate. '■ Berlin, October''7. Lieut.-General Kaltenborn has succeeded General Verdy dv Vernois as Prussian Minister of War. Bekke, October 7. The people of Tieino are equally divided on the subject of a revision of the constitution, and efforts are being, 1 made to bring about a compromise. St. Petersbuhg, October 7. It has been decided that the Czarewitch shall visit- Constantinople despite the resignation of the Patriarch.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2538, 8 October 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2538, 8 October 1890

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