HOME AND FOREIGN.
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THE GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES.
LONDON, May 15. ‘Truth’ reiterates that Lord Carrington intends to resign the Governorship of New South Wales at the end of this year.
THE SHAH’S TOUR. ST. PETERSBURG, May 15. The Shah has been splendidly received throughout Russia. EPISCOPAL. LONDON, May 15. ‘Truth* says that the Bishopric of Sydney is likely to bo vacant this year, and that Bishop Thornton, of Ballarat, is seeking preferment in England.
A NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY.
LONDON, Mat 15. It is now reported that Mr Sherington Alexander, formerly of Australia, is the donor of the LIOO,OOO towards the erection of the new national portrait gallery.
PERSONAL. LONDON, May 15, Mr Blackett has arrived here and commenced his duty as consulting engineer to the New Zealand Government.
THE COLLIERS’ STRIKE. BERLIN, Mat 15. The colliers’ strike is spreading to Warburg and Aix-la-Chapelle. BERLIN, Mat 16. Prince Bismarck is concerned about the spread of the strikes, which are evidently caused by widely spread and effective organisations. As an outcome, large quantities of coal, coke, and iron have been purchased in England for use in Germany,
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