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THE LATEST.

TOME ANS> FORKIUft

United Press Association—By Wlectric Telegraph—Copyright

Received April 20, 7.65 a.m. British Exchequer Bonds, London, April 19 For the issue of ten million 2$ per cent. British exchequer bonds £15,528,000 was subscribed at an average of £98 13s lOd. A Terrible Murder. Mr Taylor, deacon of the Presbyterian Church of Manchester, murdered his wife and two sons and then committed suicide, leaving a note describing the act of killing. Monetary difficulties are supposed to have been the cause. The Royal Tour. King Edward is prolonging his stay m Algiers, and making many excursions. A County Hall for London. The London County Council have decided to purchase a* site on which to erect a County Hall on the SnrrSy side of Westminster Bridge at» cost of £1,700,000. A Mysterious Epidemic. New York, April 19 The mortality from oerebro-spinal meningitis and the virulence of the disease are increasing. Medical treatment is unavailing. (Meningitis is inflammation of the membranes investing the brain or spinal cord.) The Italian Railway Strike. Bomb, April 19 The railway strike is,collapsing. X thousand peasant sympathisers with the strikers attacked the police at Foggia, and stoned the troops who' fired on them. Another thousand joined the rioters, some using revolvers on the troops, who again fired, killing three and wounding seven. The French Strike. Paris, April 19 During the Limoges disturbances two hundred officers and soldiers were injured. The Zemstvo System. St. Petersburg, April 19 The Zemstvo system has been extended to ten Polish and nine Western provinces of Eassia.

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THE LATEST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6551, 20 April 1905

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THE LATEST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6551, 20 April 1905

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