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Lonijox, October 7 ami 8. The imports into the United Kingdom increased m September by £2,145,006 and the exports by £3,072,000. Mr Gladstone, m a letter to the Press, denounces the control of the colonies by Downing street officials, Lord Salisbury is pressing Portugal for an indemnity for the seizure of the Lfike Company's steamer. The funeral of Mrs Booth will occupy Monday arid Tuesday. Twentyfour thousand seats are being fitted up m the building known as Olympia for the funeral service proper on Monday. The stringency m the money market is expected to continue during the rest of the year. Loans are retarded, and it is considered impossible for the wool sales to become more spirited. ; i Silver, 4s 2d. '■";;; V.' ;; . ' Denriys, ot Dumbarton, and Fleming and Fergusson, of Paisley; have contracted to build; new steamers re-, Quired by the Union Company ;of New Zealand. ■••■■'■ '■ ■1" ■' •■ :' -;i■"■■'■ ■ "; ParrieH's Absence from the Confer/ ence ttt Dublifr has provoked some comment. It is believed^ hei is indignant at the Americajn/, Societies refnsing to subordinate ■> themselves to the control of the League m Dublin. Mr Parneil is also stated to be annoyed; at the five bishops denouncing the Plan of Campaign, and at the failure oi New Tipperary unionists, who have struck off 4000 Nationalists voters l at 'Cork.' .. . ■;. y':"■"- ■"■}' ' -;- ■' The difficulties m which Westgarth and Co. are involved are due m a hirge measure to depression of the last Victorian loan, and inability to unload themselves of stock m consequence of the expectation of further borrowing.Other syndicates are also severely strained. , , Messrs Dillon and O'Brien journeyed from Tipperary to Dublin for the pur pose of attending the Irish Cdnf erence m oho special train, shadowed by .another- . ■. <, / ■••; ■■ ;. ... ', Buhnoi Aykes, October 8. The fear of a military rising caused a .share panic m this city, but the alarm has subsided. Washington, October 8. A Conference of Mormon apostles and elders has confirmed the abolition of polygamy, Pauls, October 8. The French Government proposes to incrp.iMe the tariff, and the " favored nation" clause "will probably be Abolished. Lisbon, October 8. There is some uneasiness m Portugal over the political situation. ■
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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2539, 9 October 1890
TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2539, 9 October 1890
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