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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[St Elkotbio Telegraph—Copyright. ] [Special to Press Association.]

CIVIL WAR IN HA YU. LONDON, May 28, The forces of General Hippolyte are at tacking those of General Legitime.

THE FISHERIES DISPUTE. WASHINGTON, May 28. Three American warships dominate Behring Strait, IRISH EVICTIONS. DUBLIN, May 28. Three hundred police and military are taking part in evicting the tenants from the Marquis of Lansdowne’s estates. LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOR IRELAND. LONDON, May 28. It is announced that the Government intend to appoint a Royal Commission to draft a scheme of local government for Ireland. SERVIAN AFFAIRS. BELGRADE, May 28. The ex-Metropolitan Michael is returning to this country. THE CHICAGO MURDERS. CHICAGO. May 28. Detective Coughlin is charged with the murder of Mageehan, and Sullivan with aiding and abetting. It is reported that Sullivan has confessed to his share of the crime. THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR AT PARIS. LONDON. May 28. During a debate in the House of Commons Mr Gladstone and Mr Morley attacked Earl Lytton for absenting himself from his post of duty at the opening of the Paris Exhibition. A BAD BLUNDER. LONDON, May 28. Attention has been called in Parliament to the case of a seaman named Thompson, who having been mistaken for a seaman named Floyd belonging to the Calliope, was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment for desertion. Lord George Hamilton said that the Lords of the Admiralty were considering the advisability of awarding compensation to Thompson, A SCENE IN THE FRENCH CHAMBER. PARIS, May 28. In the Chamber of Deputies M. Laguerre urged that the trial of General Boulanger should be expedited. The President of the Chamber forbade a discussion, whereupon unexampled scenes occurred. M. Paul Cassaguac was censured and challenged. [Feb Press Association,] A HUSBAND POISONER. LONDON, May 29. At the inquest on the body of Mr Meybrick it was elicited that his wife had carried on a liaison, and that poison had been administered in the medicine given to deceased. THE GERMAN COLLIERS’ STRIKE. BERLIN, Mat 29. Seventy thousand miners have resumed work in the Westphalian mines. The strike is extending to Bohemia,

TRAMWAY EMPLOYES’ HOURS. LONDON, May 29,

The tramway hands in London and Vienna threaten to strike unless their wages are increased and their hours shortened.

MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL. LONDON. May 29. The quantity of flour afloat for the United Kingdom is 1,672,000 quarters, and for the Continent 388,000 quarters. The American visible supply is 21,260,000 bushels. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Company's shares are quoted at LB 10s, and the New Zealand Trust and Loan Company’s at LlO.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Evening Star, Issue 7920, 30 May 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Evening Star, Issue 7920, 30 May 1889

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