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HOME AND FOREIGN.

|>ER PBISSS ASSOCIATION.] Lonikw. October 26. Tho Cohering Sen fisheries dispute is being submitted to arbitration, ] Mr Henry Robinson, brothsr to Sir Hercules llobinsori, is suffering from paraly.-i-:, and lies m a precarious condition. *" The'"Right Hon. A. J. Balfour, Chief Secretary for Ireland, has travelled through the western districts of Ireland "without an escort. '" ' ' "' ' It is understood that' Mr Bruce Smith is desirous of succeeding Sir Saul SimnelasAgenM>orieral for New Soutli Wales on the expiration of the latter's term of appointment. ' In the courre of his speech at Dalkeith Mr Gladstone took exception to the plan of campaign as carried out- m Ireland, and expressed the opiniou that its adoption was not necessary to avert starvation., The Unionists, he contended, were the real, authors of the scheme. The Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty are selling their consols and investing to' a Jarge extent iri colonial stocks.—[Queen Anne's Bounty is the name given to a fund , appropriated to increase themoneys of. the poorer clergy ibf England, created out of the firstfruits and tenths which before the ''Reformation formed part of the Papal exactions from the clergy. The firstfruits are the first whole year's profits of all spiritual preferments, and the tenths are one-tenth- of their annual .profits, both choxs^ablfe * according to the ancient declared value of the, benefice ; but the poorer livings are now exempted from the tax.] Berlin, October 26. General Yon Moltke was serenaded to-day m honor of his ninetieth birth-' day. Replying to expressions i>f good will, he ascribed the success of Germany to the pblicy of the Emperor William. „ , 'St.' Pett!rkbukg, October 26. In Nihilist printing offices at Odessa and Tpherkessa three million : forged rouble "note's arid, a large quantity of; seditious pamphlets were discovered.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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