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HOME AND FOREIGN.

By Electric Telegraph— Cor yrioht,] fSi'i.ciAL to Press Association.]

TROUBLE BREWING. VIENNA, June 11

It is announced in political circles that the Austrian Minister at the Servian capital has been instructed to withdraw.

FOOLHARDINESS,

LONDON, June 11

Spencer, the parachutist, attempted to cross the Channel from Hastings, but was rescued.

THE GOVERNMENT AND THE BOULANGISTS. PARIS, June 11. The Boulangist members of the Chamber of Deputies are menacing M. Constana.

THE JOHNSTOWN DISASTER. NEW YORK, Juju 11.

The Government will advance 1,000,000 dol towards effecting the sanitation of Johnstown.

THE DISPOSAL OF NATIONALIST FUNDS.

NEW YORK, Junk 11

Alexander Sullivan has not divulged tho destination of the 100,000dol which the late Dr Cronin said he had diverted to his own use. He declares that were he to do so it would inculpate Mr Parnell, LONDON, June 11.

‘ The Times ’ demands that Mr Dillon should accept the challenge of the ‘ Age ’ to show what became of the funds of the National League.

PERSONAL. • LONDON, Junk 11. The personalty of the late Duchess of Cambridge has been proved at L 160,000.

UNVEILING BRUNO’S STATUE. ROME, Junh 11

The statue erected in this oity to Giordano Bruno has been unveiled amidst muoh enthusiasm, The Pope is greatly displeased at the proceeding. Giordano Bruno, an eminent ph'dosopber, was born at No!a (Naples) about the middle of the sixteenth century. He entered the Order of Dominican monks in bis youth, but having found that position irksome to his independent and speculative spirit he escaped from the convent and went to Geneva about 1580. Ue afterwards visited England, France, etc, About 1584 be pub'ished ‘ tpacoio della Boatia Trionfanto, * Della Caua *, Principle e Uno,’ and 'Del Infinite Univorso e Ifondi ’ (‘ On the infinite Universe and Worlds ’). He returned to Italy in 1592 and settled at Pavla, where he was arrested by che Inquisition and cbai ged with heresy and apastacy, for which he was burned at Rome In 1(100. "His system,” says Dallam, "may be taid to contain a sort of double panthei m. The world is animated by an omnipresent, intelligent soul, the first cacao ef every form (hat matter can assume, but not of matter itself, . . In his work ‘ Del Infinite Universe’ ha asserts the infinity of the universe and the plurality of worlds. That the stars are suns shining by (heir own light, that each has its revolving placet!, were among the enormous and capital offences of Bruno.”

the Colonial under secretary, LONDON, June 11. Lord Harris is ill with diphtheria.

THE CRETAN DISTURBANCE. CONSTANTINOPLE, June 11. Peace has been restored between the Mahomedan and European inhabitants of Crete,

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Evening Star, Issue 7931, 12 June 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Evening Star, Issue 7931, 12 June 1889

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