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BRITISH TRADE. LONDON, J one 9, (Received Juno 10,1559, at 10 a.in )
The exports from the United Kingdom during May increased 51, per cent., and the imports 14 i per cent.
THE LOSS OF THE SURPRISE
LONDON, June 9,
The court-martial to inquire into the cause of the loss of H.M.B. Surprise acquitted the commander, the Hon. Mr Bourkb, but dismissed Lieutenant Case frorii the service.
A NOVELIST’S “SEND OF.” LONDON, June 9,
The banquet to Mr D. Christie Murray, the novelist, was attended by 100 persons, including Mr Edmund Yates, Sir Morel! Mackenzie, Sir Algernon Borthwiok, Mr Justin M‘Garthy, Mr Eliott, Mr Jennings, M.P., Mr Heaton, M.P., Sir Arthur Sullivan, and Mr Archer (Agent-General for Queensland). Mr Murray delivered an eloquent speech in reply to the toast of hia health ; and Mr Archer responded for the colonies.
THE SAMOAN CONFERENCE. WASHINGTON, June 9.
President Harrison disapproves of portions of the agreement come to by the Samoan Conference.
A THREAT TO PERSIA. ST. PETERSBURG, June 9. The Czar has warned the Shah that the Russian troops will invade hia territory if Persia makes concessions to England which Russia considers injurious to her.
THE IRISH PRIESTHOOD EULOGISED, LONDON, June 9.
Speaking at Weymouth, Mr Gladstone eulogised the Irish priesthood for having been the means of preventing crime in Ireland.
COMMERCIAL. LONDON, June D. Tallow ; Medium mutton, 25s ; beef, 245. Blundell and Spence’s double • boiled linseed oil, 22Jd. The English wheat market is weak, and without change in prices. Continental is dull, and American declining. Forward business is inactive. There have been considerable arrivals of foreign wheat, but there is no Australian. Off the coast New Zealand wheat averages 33s 9d.
LONDON, June 9,
The Public Prosecutor has summoned Lord Mandeviile, eldest son of tte DuUc of Manchester, to answer a charge of fraud.
BOU LANG ISM IN HIGH PLACES. PARIS, June 9.
MM. Reickert and Fleuchat, officers attached to tho Ministry of War, have been arrested for complicity with Boulangiam.
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THE CHICAGO MURDER. CHICAGO, June 9.
Alexander Sullivan denounced Dr Cronin as a personal enemy and as a perjurer, wherefore he was expelled from the Fenian Brotherhood. Deceased was a British and not an American citizen.
LONDON. June 9,
Major Le Caron has assured Luke, Dillon, and Sullivan, who are implicated in the murder of Dr Cronin, that tho evidence against Sullivan is thickening daily.
SERVIAN AFFAIRS. BELGRADE, June 9,
The office of Metropolitan has again been conferred on Michael, whom ex-King Milan banished.
THE NICARAGUAN CANAL, NEW YORK, June 9. Workmen have commenced operations on the Nicaraguan Canal at Grey town.
EARTHQUAKE SHOCK. NEW YORK, June 9. A shock of earthquake was felt here to day, but no damage done.
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