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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS.

Twenty hotels and boarding-houses on the Catskill Mountains have entered into an agreement not to receive Hebrews as guests during the coming season. Sullivan, a teacher of dancing, became unduly familiar with a pupil named Marlette at St. Bernardino, and was slain by the girl's mother, who shot him.. _ Minnesota adopted the Australian system of voting by twenty-six to two. Yellow fever has reappeared at Florida, the outbreak being at Sanford, 100 miles east of Tampa. Mitchell, who accepted Slaviu's challenge to fight for LI,OOO, has named England as the place for the contest. Sir Julian Paunceforte presented his credentials to President Harrison on May 3, in a neat speech, the burden of which was the maintenance of relations of peace and friendship between the two countries. The President replied in the same spirit. M. Naquet, agent for the Boulangists, is negotiating a loan in London of 20,000,000f r, and offers 50 per cent, discount. The Duke of Edinburgh, besides being stricken with fever, was in disgrace owing to the abortive attempts made to save H.M.S. Sultan. Alf Mitchell and Alf Ball fought a terrific fight of sixty-five rounds near London on April 17 for LI.OOO a side. Both men received horrible punishment. Ball broke the bone of hiß arm at the end of the sixtyfifth round, which forced him to give up the contest. Neither could see, and had to be led home.

Mr Kasßon, the U.S Commissioner at the Samoan Conference, speaking for his associates, asked if there existed any Beeret understanding between England and Germany in regard to the partition of Tonga and the Samoan islands. In reply, Count Bismarck and Sir E. B. Malet both denied the existence of any such understanding. This incident was afterwards denied officially. King Malietoa having offered a suitable apology to the German Government the Kaiser decided to release him from exile. A committee of the Conference, consisting of Dr Kraull, Mr Bates, and Mr Scott, have prepared a report on the land question in Samoa, which provides for a Native ruler and constitutional tribunal. The Berlin correspondent of the Loudon ' Times' says that while England's attitude is not entirely clear there is nothing to show that the British Government leans toward Germany.

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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS., Evening Star, Issue 7917, 27 May 1889

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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS. Evening Star, Issue 7917, 27 May 1889

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