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Per Press Association —By Electric Telegraph.—Copy r igh r. Received May 24, 7AQ a.m. A Japanese Labour Riot, London, May 23 Two thousand Japanese labourers on the Island of Maiui compelled Korean labourers by threats of death to strike against their Russian oversee*. Several fatalities occurred. Police and militia from Honolulu restored order and rescued the whites who | were besieged m the town of Lahuna. An Anglo-Franco-Jtalian Treaty, Britain, France, and Italy are negotiating a treaty respecting the neutrality and integrity of Abyssina. It is reported that the treaty also deals with the railway question. The " Times" Paris correspondent says that notwithstanding contrary reports there is no intention of submitting the treaty to Germany, who has no interests involved. Accident to the German Empress, Berlin, May 23 The Kaigerin'B wound m the temple, sustained through falling downstairs, bled freely, but her condition is satisfactory. Keceived May 24, 8.31 a.m. 1 A Strike m Spain. i Madrid, May 23 Serious strike riots have occurred at Barcaldo, near Bilbao, and all business ie suspended. The New Epidemic m Germany. Beelin, May 23 A remarkable spread of cerebro-spinal meningitis has occurred m Germany, there being 3000 cases m Prussia and Silesia. In one district of Silesia alone there have been a large number of fatal caßee. Experiments are being made m Berlin to discover a preventive lymph. A Mysterious Disease. London, May 25 Four fatal cases from a mysterious disease have occurred m Irthling, a borough of Northampton, and fifteen persons are ill from the same cause, A Millionaire's Life Threatened. New York, May 23 Mr William Eockefeller has demolished the houses and evicted the squatters from a tract 25Q square miles m extent m the Adirondack Mountains for hunting m the reserve. Many threats of murder have been uttered by those evicted, and also because of Mr Rockefeller's attempts to disoover the murderers of Wiliiam Dexter, a New York lawyer, who some time«ago was mysteriously murdered on his estates m the Adirondacks.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6578, 24 May 1905
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