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London, October 27 and 28. The man Radclifl'e, formerly a clergyman at Christchurch, New Zealand, and who was committed for trial last month on a charge of larceny, has been sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment. Sir Thomas George Freake, Bart, who was arrested on a charge of having decoyed Mr Edward Gibson into a cellar in an empty mansion, and then obtained the key of Mr Gibson's locker in St. George's Club and removed and destroyed letters and portraits of Mr Gibson> mistresses, has, along with another defendant, compromised the case by payingthe sum of £1200. „..$ pAKls,fOctober 28. President Carnot will visit Moscow ii May next. Berlin, October 27. The Czar, the Sultan, and other European sovereigns, also Prince' Bismarck, sent messages to General yon Moltlre, congratulating him on attaining his 90th birthday. The Emperor William visited the General and was entertained at a banquet. The absence of Prince Bismarck from the banquet was unfavorably commented upon. Madrid, October 28. The cholera still rages here and of those attacked 50 per cent, succumb. ' Home, October 27. His Holiness the Pope has prohibited Roman Catholic Bishops in America from openly assisting Messrs O'Brien and Dillon iii the collection of money for the Irish Land League. Zanzib4b,£ October 28. The Sultan of Witu, having declined to hand, over to the British troops the

murderers of several Germans, the British troops have destroyed villages occupied by those who were implicated in the murder. The force is now marching on the capital.

Sydxey, October 28. The French flagship Dubordieu has arrived from Tahiti, and leaves shortly for New Zealand. The colonists' farewell banquet to Lord Carrington took place to-night, there being a brilliant assemblage, including the Governors of Victoria, Queensland, and South Australia. At the inquest on the recent disastrous fire a verdict was returned that I there was no evidence to show how the fiie originated. A rider was added suggesting that telegraph wires be carried underground, and that there should be better supervision in tile construction of buildings. Melboubnjb, October 28. In the House of Assembly, Mr Munro, leader of the Opposition, has moved a motion of want of confidence in the Government, and the House has adjourned.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2556, 29 October 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume X, Issue 2556, 29 October 1890

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