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[per press-association.] London, October 29 and 30. | In the Queen's Bench Division in Chambers to-day, Baron Huddlestone made an order for Messrs Tyser and Co. to surrender the New Zealand Shipping Company's books and documents, but refused an order of ejectment against Tyser's Company and officers. Mr Gladstone has haan presented with the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh. In the course of a speech delivered during the ceremony he said it was a suicidal dream to think of adopting a policy of retaliation to the McKinley Act. Sir Gavan Duffy considers Mr Balfour's Irish Land Purchase Bill elaborate, and that as the guarantee is secure the land purchase advances are unnecessary. Mr Parnell's scheme he thinks a strange alternative and a g3rious mistake. The "Freeman's Journal" accuses Sir Gavan Duffy of seeking to oust Mr Parnell. Mr H. M. Stanley charges the Englishmen wno Avere in charge of his rear-guard in the Emm Pasha Relief Expedition, with barbarous neglect to dying natives, and states that jealousy prevented the subordinates from trying to keep straight Major Barttelot, whoj Stanley alleges, was killed for illtreating the chief's wife. The revelation has caused a great sensation in England, and Stanley is accused of Maligning the dead. The New Zealand Shippin^Bompany have declined the teriil^R the Treasury for the renewal of fse direct mail service to New Zealand, as they consider the amount insufficient. It is thought likely that the Shaw, Savill, and Albion Company will accept the renewal. The Australian Squadron will sail for colonial waters in the spring. Arthur Oliver Mudie, managing director of Mudie's Select Library, is dead. LisboK) October 29. Le Comte de Freitas, the Portuguese Ambassador in Southern Africa, has been recalled, and a hope is expressed here that the British Premier will modify the terms of the AnglcPortuguese Convention. Washington, October 29. The Republican importers are furious at the effects of the McKinley Act, and it is expected that the Republican candidates will suffer greatly at the next election.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2558, 31 October 1890

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2558, 31 October 1890