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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.]

London, October 10 and 11. It is reported here that Portuguese gunboats are forming a line across the mouth of the Zambesi river, and passively resist the entrance of British gunboats. , .The negotiations between Italy ami England with reference to the delimitation of the Eastern Soudan have failed, England refusing Italy the permanent occupation of Kassala. So far as is known here, only one death has occurred among the Grenadier Guards at Bermuda, and five are ill. Fifty thousand people from all parts of the United Kingdom viewed the body of Mrs Booth, of the Salvation ■'Array. The Government has agreed to advance the Midland Great Western Railway Company the sum of £400,000 •for the purpose of the construction of {railway/lines into districts .which are ;most affected,bythe potato blight. \ There is an impression m National 'League! 'circles that ;the 'action of > Messrs O'Brien and t)ill6n, m failing to put m an appearance at the Tipperary Court, was a tactical mistake ; but the i League; will probably- pay the amount of bail, which was estreated. In response to the request of the Victorian Government, Captain A. D. Moore, of the navy, will leave for Australia on October 26 to advise the .Intercolonial Conference, which meets m Melbourne next month to discuss the question of the defence of King George's Soiliid and Thursday Island. Berlin, October 11. Germany and Austria are parleying with a.view to taking . commpn action m respect to the Jf'Kiriley Tariff" Bill. Bekne, October 11. There is great excitement m consequence of a rumor that the Government at Ticino has been reinstated. A number of troops has been ordered to the spot. Paris, October 11. President Carupt has sanctioned the release of a' number of prisoners who were taken into custody during the strikes which occurred some months ago. , ; j

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2542, 13 October 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2542, 13 October 1890

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