By TolecraDh-Pre»a Association-GooyrlEht .» _ i PURCHASE OF COCOA PLANTATIONS (Rec. March 27, 0.50 a.m.) , ,• , , v Lisbon, March 26. An Anglo-trench companv with a capital of .CG.000.000 has been formed to purchase cocoa plantations in the Portuguese colonies of Sao Thome and Principe. Iho company offers the owners sixty per cent in cash and forty per cent in shares for their interests. LONDON TAXKaTsTRIKE ENDS. ~,, ' . . London, March 25. Ihe British Motor-Cab Drivers' strike lms ended. The men are awaiting a decision on certain points by Sir George Askwith, chairman of the Board uf trades Conciliation Council. CLAIMANT TO ITFE ESTATES. London, March 25. George Frederick Stuart, a travelling street musician, at New B.irnct, claims a portion of the late Duke of Fife's es- ? h «v J Ki ll !, c ' K< ' s th;lt hc a"'! Mr. .Ickvll JJiiit, oi Melbourne, are nephews of the late Duke. [Mr. Duff claims to be a cousin, not a nephew, of the late Duke of Fife.] Later. Stuart's real name is Bolton. He denies that he is claiming the Fife Estates, and states that ho is only asking the Princess Ko.yals help for her fourth cousin, who is in distress. FRENCH AERIAL NAVY. „ . ... , Paris, March 25. Subscriptions to aid the national aviation movement to provide funds for the c '™^ lQ n- of a largo aerial navy exceed A FATAL FIRE. , ~ , London, March 25. A block of tenements at Dartmouth, Devonshire, was burnt down. Mrs. Maud Callard, and her three children were incinerated. A fourth child, which was thrown from a window, was grievously "JJi'rcd- -Airs. Ash carried her niolher and -Mr. Callard, who was unconscious, safely out of tho building.. RUSSIAN EXPEDITION IN PERSIA. Teheran, March id. Russia, is sending an expedition to Iverinansliah- to expel Salar-cd-Dowleh, brother of the ex-Shah.
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GENERAL CABLEGRAMS, Dominion, Volume 5, Issue 1399, 27 March 1912
GENERAL CABLEGRAMS Dominion, Volume 5, Issue 1399, 27 March 1912
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