Home and Foreign.
Lord Salisbury, replying to a strong and representative deputation from the Hi-metallic League, expressed a hope that the subject would be thoroughly discussed by the International Monetary Congress, which is to meet at Paris in the autumn. Whatever action England might take would depend largely on its power to persuade other nations to a similar way of thinking. Mr Finch Hatton attends the Sydney Cable Conference.
Frozen mutton is steady at last quotations, but at present it is hardly saleable.
At the inquest touching the death of Irving Bishop, the thought-reader, the jury brought in a verdict to the effect that he died from coma, and the doctors who were taken into custody have been released. The New York ‘ World ’ states that the Samoan difficulty will be settled on the basis of restoring the status quo existing at the time Malietoa was deported, and the payment of a national indemnity. German and American advisers will be appointed with an English umpire, and three coaling stations will be formed in the islands.
A detective named Bruce has deposed that an alderman of Chicago called Spearse offered him LI 20 to decoy and murder Dr Cronin. Bruce says he was violently assaulted because he failed to fulfil his agreement. The alderman declared he could engage plenty of others to murder Cronin.
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YESTERDAY’S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7922, 1 June 1889
YESTERDAY’S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7922, 1 June 1889
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