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THE “CORNER” IN PAPER,
LONDON, May 14,
It is understood that the newly-formed paper syndicate intend increasing the prices 5 per cent.
ANOTHER NIHILIST PLOT FRUS TRATED.
ST. PETERSBURG, May 14,
The Czar attended Count Tolstoi’s funeral,
Many arrests have been made, principally among the military. Bombs were found in a house adjacent to the cemetery. The Sresence of a hundred detectives, who were istributed among the people, prevented the plot against the Czar’s life being carried out.
THE IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. LONDON, May 14, The Naval Defence Bill has passed through committee. The Customs Inland Revenue Bill has been read a second time.
ILL-TREATMENT OF NATIVES, LONDON, May 14.
In the House of Commons Sir James Fergusson admitted that reports had been received by the Foreign Office respecting the prosecution of Protestant Natives at Mare Island, which is under the protectorate of France.
GERMANY AND SAMOA. LONDON, May 14.
The ‘ Standard ’ states that Germany will not sell her estates in Samoa nor refrain from chastising Mataafa.
LONDON, May 14.
Baron Reuter has obtained a fresh concession to establish an Imperial Bank in Persia and to work the shale deposits in the Shah’s dominions.
A LEPROSY CONFERENCE. LONDON, Mat 14. The Chinese Government have suggested to the Powers the advisability of a Conference of experts being held to consider the best means of coping with leprosy.
A DAMIEN MEMORIAL. LONDON, May 14.
It has been suggested that a monument should be raised to the memory of the martyr priest Damien, and a fund is to be started for that purpose.
ANTI-CHINESE LEGISLATION. WASHINGTON. May 14. The Supreme Court of the United States has affirmed the validity of the Act of Congress last year excluding Chinese from the Union.
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