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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 7918, 28 May 1889
HOME AND FOREIGN.
[Bt rutotbio tslkobaph—oopfbioht.j [Special to Pbess Association.] A MINE "ACCIDENT. LONDON, Mat 27. A drive in the Abercorn mine at MerthyrTydvil caved in, imprisoning fifty-six miners, who were all safely rescued. THE CZAR TO VISIT GERMANY. ST. PETERSBURG, May 27. The Czar is to visit Berlin at the end of June. A TORY TAUNT. LONDON, Mat 27. The * Morning Post' ridicules Mr Dillon's speeches at Adelaide. STRIKES SPREADING. LONDON, Mat 27. Strikes are spreading over Europe. A WOMEN'S PROTEST. DUBLIN, May 27. A number of Nationalist ladies have wired to the Queen protesting against the Donegal evictions having been permitted to take place on Her Majesty's birthday. THE FUTURE OP SAMOA. BERLIN, Mat 27. The English and American delegates are consulting their respective Governments prior to ratifying the report agreed to by the Samoan Conference. A PREGNANT HINT. BERLIN, Mat 27. The ' Nord Deutsche Gazette' warns Auatria that an extension of her influence to or occupation of Novibazar will be regarded as a casus belli. AN ABANDONED VISIT. BERLIN, Mat 27. Prince Bismarck has been dissuaded from carrying out his intended visit to Straßburg. PRINCE AND SCRIBE. LONDON, Mat 27. X>arlag the fire brigades' clerooxtsrtrotioxi it is alleged that the Duke of Cambridge struck a New York ' Sun' reporter, who has issued a summons charging the Dnke with assault. [Pkb Phbss Association.] A COLONISATION SCHEME. LONDON, Mat 27. The Committee of the proposed Colonisation Society include Mr Campbell-Banner-man, Sir J. E. Colomb, Mr Ritohie (president of the Local Government Board), Sir J. E. Gorst, and Mr William Redmond. LOAN CONVERSION. LONDON, May 27. The Government of the Cape are converting their 5 per cent, loans into 3k per cents. WRECK OF A WARSHIP. LONDON, Mat 27. H.M.S. Surprise was damaged in a collision and had to be run ashore at Syracuse, where she lies full of water. THE INDIAN HARVEST. CALCUTTA, Mat 27. The rains have greatly improved the prospects of the Indian harvest. RELEASE OP A MURDERER. LONDON, Mat 27. The Queen has ordered the release of Garner, who ia serving a life senteooe in Western Australia for the murder of his wife and mother in Lincolnshire in 1863. RESCUE OF SHIPWRECKED SAILORS. LONDON, May 27. Nine sailors who were shipwrecked on Morant Cayos, a desert island, lived there in a naked condition for twenty-five days, and supported themselves on Bhell fish and cocoannts. Two of them managed to reach Jamaica on a raft, and a steamer which was sent thence rescued the rest of the party. THE CRONIN MURDER. CHICAGO, Mat 27. Coughlin, a member of the local detective force, has been arrested on suspicion of being implicated in the murder of Dr Cronin, A GREAT FIRE. BERLIN, May 27. A fire at Lubeck destroyed the Btorefi in which large quantities of cotton and flax were warehoused. The losses are estimated at two million marks. COMMERCIAL. LONDON. May 27. Hemp has declined to L 33 15s and L 34. PUGILISTIC. LONDON, May 27. M'Auliffe and Jackson are to meet again shortly. THE BIRTHDAY HONORS. LONDON, May 27. Lord Knutsford complains that he was inundated with applications for Birthday honors, and that it has been impossible to accede to one-twentieth of the applications. He regrets that he has been unable to advise Her Majesty to confer a baronetcy on Sir Thomas M'Leay, of Sydney. HONORING A NOVELIST. LONDON, May 27. Mr Christie Murray is to be entertained at a banquet on the 7th inst., when Mr Edmund Yates will preside. All the notabilities in art, science, and literature will be present. THE GERMAN-ITALIAN ALLIANCE. BERLIN, May 27. Emperor William took a cordial farewell of King Humbert, who visits the Empress Frederick at Frankfort. It is officially denied that their Majesties intended to visit Strasburg.
HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 7918, 28 May 1889
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