THE LATEST. HOME AND FOREIGN
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Received April 29, 8.31 a.m
Murders m Tibet.
London, April 28 It is reported that a fanatical Chinese murdered three French missionaries and Tibetan Amban's deputy, not the Amban himself.
The Australian Eleven.
Darling has been elected captain, and Noble vice-captain of the Australian eleven. Darling, Noble, and Hill are the selection committee.
Fightine at an Eviction m Ireland,
Severe fighting took place at an eviction at Dursey Island, off the coa3t of County Cork. Healy, the holder of four farms, was four years m arrears with hi? rent, which annually amounted toj>l9s. Twohnndred constabulary on landing were received by all the people of the Island with volleys of stones. Hand to hand fighting ensued, and the police used batons and the butt ends of their rifles. They evioted Healy, his wife and son, his son's wife and two children. The eviction was carried out m torrents ©£ rain. Received April 29, 9.54 a.m.
Shaw Savill Shipping Co,
London, April 28 The Shaw Savill report shows a profit oE £20,804. A dividend of five per cent has been declared, and ,£1,267 carried forward.
The Naval Gun Scare.
Two big wire guns aboard the battleship Albion and one on the G-lory have been replaced. The " Kowloon (Hongkong) Naval and Military Eeoord " states that all the Atlantic fleet battleships had thaic barbette gunß changed. The Admiralty ha 3 decided to try the Forbeas course distance recorder m a torpedoec and a destroyer.
Australian Industrial legislation
Mr B. R. Wise,in a letter to the" Times," complains of an article published therein, caricaturing the aims and effects of Australian industrial legislation. He states that Australia is from ten to thirty years behind Britain m municipal and socialistic activity and protective legislation of workmen. Every test showed fcha Arbitration Act not to have prejudicially ajEEeoted manufacturing enterprise m Australia.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6557, 29 April 1905
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