. (Received O.fcober 18, 10.35 a.m.) Melbourne, .October 18. The Marine officers havtf written to the steamship owners taking advantage of the offer of the latter to meet and discuss the reason why they left their employment. The owners replied fixing Monday for the conference. A private meeting of Marine officers was held yesterday td consider their position.. It is understood a resolntipn was proposed to. withdraw delegates from the Labor Defence Committee and uegatiyed, m consequence of which twenty, ■embers resigned. The meeting : arose *"6ut of the action of the Melbourne ofluNrs.
Lisbon, October 16. The Portuguese Premier stated m th« Cortes that agreement with England was impossible unless the appearance of their fleet m ihe Zambesi was satisfactorily explained.
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Latest Teelgrams, Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2547, 18 October 1890
Latest Teelgrams Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2547, 18 October 1890
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