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Received May 19 B^3o a.m,
Application of an Ei<?ht Hour Law.
: New York, May 18 The Attorney-General's opinion, that the American Eight Hour law- applies on territory not American, creates a difficulty for the Panama Commission.
The Panama Canal,
There is a great outcry in America over the Panama Commiasion's decision to buy supplies in the cheapest market, and much pressure has been brought to induce Psesident Roosevelt to reverse his deoision. A compromise is expected.
The Colonial Asrents-G-eneral
London, May 18 The Colonial Agents-General are taking collective action to correct the statements made by the English press reflecting on Australian credit. They will meet monthly to discuss matters of Australian interestReceived May 19, 8.39 a.m.
The Rebellion in German S.W. . Africa.
Berlin, May 18 Three hundred Hereros surprised a company of German infantry, killing six and wounding six. A rescue column by a forced march of 48 hours' duration, extricated the remainder. ■
Received May 19, 839 a.m
Pacific Cable Conference.
London, May 18 The meefciug of the Pacific Cable Conference is still unarranged, owing to the inability of the Hon. Sir W. Mulock, Canadian Postmaster-General, to name the date when he can attend.
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THE LATEST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6574, 19 May 1905
THE LATEST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6574, 19 May 1905
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