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A SUMMERY.

The "Irish TimeB 1' a Dublin ConHe ryative Paper, has Bet afloat a story that the Prince of Wales is promoting a mtariiXP between his youngest daughter, Princes^ Maude, and Ferdinand Rothschild, if the Queen will but grant disPeCmnm"nd^nt Herbert, the third son of ; General Bootff, of the Salvation Army, was publicly niftmed at Clayton, London, man immense building, know'i «t CongresslHall, on September 18, to "Captain Same Schock, a comely lassie of Dutch extraction. . ... Princess Lousie, of Wales, is rapidly declining m health, a,nd has fainting fits daily. .Inverness, a famous English two-year-old, has been sold to some American parties, and will leave London at fche end of the racing season. A well-to-do resident of Ballingarry, Ireland, named McGrath, was brutally liiui'4ered by miners on September 14 because he gave shelter to evicted farmers with whom they had quarrelled. s Mr Gladstone is devoting his spare time at Hawarden to the arrangement of memoranda, manuscript, and letters representing nearly a ton m weight, so that they nitty be available for preparation, of his own recollections or for his biography. Miss White, a benevolent lady residing •afc Fulhani, gave a meat supper to 100 liborors oil September 14, and before the .meal wtf» finished the entire company fell till Investigation showed the guests were i^^ned by corrosive deposits on ■the interior* a tin used which had not been properly denned by the servants. The latest venture m London journalism 48 the "Labor World/ with Michael

i Davifct as editor. The policy will be the } advocacy of the lights of labor, more just I distribution of the products of industry, (better ard more healthier conditions of employment m mill, mine, and woikshop, and fewer hours of labor. The residents m the neighborhood of the Pelican Club applied for an injunction on September 10th to, restrain it as a nuisance. They complained that night was made hideous by glove fights and smoking concerts often lusting till four o'clock m the morning, so that people I living ne.r could get no sleep. The Marquis of Queensberry and a number of police officials and others declared the Club a quiet and respectable establishment. The hearing was adjourned. : France has entered into a contract to supply Russia with an enormous quantity of small arms, including riiles—so,ooo of the latter to be delivered within eighteen months. A " Sun's " Berlin cable despatch of September 14th says the Socialists m that city are making slow progress m the effort to establish a theatre for the production of socialistic plays. They intend soon to hold a meeting to induce people to withdraw from membership of religious communities. The spread of immorality among school children of Munich and Berlin is alaniiing. I American and English capitalists propose to construct an air line of railroad from New York to Chicago to be known as the American Midland line. The war is over m Central America, and with the election of Ezela to the Presidency of San Salvador everything is quiet. The Chairman of the BingHam Congressional Post Office Committee introduced m the House on September 12th a joint resolution to authorise PostmastersGeneral to transport Australasian closed mails from 'Frisco to ISTew York for Great Britain at reduced rates m order to secure the co-operation of the colonies m continuing, after November next, the direct mail service between San Francisco. Auckland, and Sydney, now subsidised by New Zealand and New South Wales.

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A SUMMERY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2541, 11 October 1890

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A SUMMERY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2541, 11 October 1890

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