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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[MSB. jTRBSS ASSOCIATION.]

LouDoif, October 14 to 15. , It is almost certain that the ship i Wellington will have to discharge her cargo before the damage she sustained ; in the collision can be repaired. ' A cargo of wheat, ex barque Glenora, from Timaru, has been sold at 34s 4?, d. The various Agents-General, m company with 'Major-General Steward, their military adviser, paid a visit of inspection to the Manser magazine riile 'factory at Sheffield to-day. They compared the Mauser rifle with English rifles, and the former was considered to be the superior weapon. A procession of 5000 officers of the Salvation Army, including several from Australia, followed the remains of the late Mrs Booth to the grave. Owing to short arrivals of wool the next sales will probably be postponed till January. Mr Campbell M'Kellar, m a letter to the " Times," appeals to England to contribute towards the cost of setting out an Antarctic expedition. Dr Temple, Bishop of London, performed the ceremony of reconsecrating St. Paul's rendered necessary by the suicide there lost week The Admirality have thought it necessary to put forward an official denial of the rumor that a Portuguese gunboat has been sunk by a British man-of-war off the mouth of the Zambezi. ; All steamers leaving Ireland are being searched for Messrs O'Brien and Dillon. : Mesars Dillon and O'Brien are m France. They missed the, Havre mail steamer, which they were supposed to have caught. • It is expected that the O'Sheai divorce case will be heard m the middle of. November,' or towards the end of the month. ' SuAidM, October 14J': Osman Digna's Arabs are dispersing, owing to famine. ■: . New Yoek, October 14. The operation of the M'Kinley Tariff Bill has caused increased .ship-; ments from America.' . ;: Preparations are being made here to afford a hearty reception \ to Messrs O'Brien and Dillon on their arrival. ; Lisbon, October, 14. A coalition Cabinet has been formed here. . Paris, October 14. M. de Freycinet proposes that the maximum tariff'be imposed on goods imported from enemies to France, and that the minimum shall be applicable ;to those countries" favouring French 'imports.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2545, 16 October 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2545, 16 October 1890

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