HOME AND FOREIGN.
[per press association.] LomjOX, Qcfcobjr 22 find 23. Sir Saul Samuel is inquiring for a suitable central site on which to, reopen the Mining Exhibition. ' ' The " Daily Chronicle "■ hopes that Western Australia, now it is entrusted with responsible. Government,' will re :frain from mortgaging tlie future. Mr Duncan, editor , ( of the "Matrimonial News," again,st whom £10,000 damages were recently awarded! m. a breach of promise^ case, has been charged with fraudulent bankruptcy. A conference of Australian- commandants, to discuss the question of fortifying King George's Sound and Thursday Island, assembles at Albany on Nov. 24. At a meating of the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company, Sir J,ohn Pander said the Colonies were certain to co-operate m the endeavour to establish a four-shilling per word rate on the terms offered by the Company, and New Zealand was likely to join. The summons against Mr Harrison for taking part m the riots at Tipperary has been" withdrawn. Counsel for the defence have applied for a summons calling on Mr Balfour to produce?, the official report of the speeches of the* accused, arid to point out the portions on which a conviction is sought to be obtained. 1 ' !Rio dp,'Jaxsi'io, October 22. A Portuguese battalion lias been formed m this city, and has started for the Zambesi. "'.]'- ' ' PAfcts; October 22. Under the revised tariff, flax and hemp will be admitted free in+o France, but cereals, live stock, and! meat will be charged the raaximumi rate.
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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2552, 24 October 1890
HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2552, 24 October 1890
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