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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[By Electric Telegraph.— Copyright,] [Per Press Association.]

ITALIAN ANNEXATION. LONDON, June 13. (Ueiwi pd .lime 14,155!), at 11 a.rn.) It is reported that Italy has occupied Senhahit, in Abyssinia. WHAT MUST COME. LONDON, June 13. Mr Gladstone, speaking at .St. Austell, advocated Home Rule for Scotland and Wales, and urged church disestablishment in both countries. THE BAILWAY CATASTROPHE, DUBLIN, June 13. Four railway officials, including the driver, fireman, and guard of the Armagh train, have been arrested on a charge of criminal neglect. [Special to Press Association.) PERSONAL. LONDON. June 13. Tho personalty of the late Carl Rosa has been sworn at LBO.OOO. THE SEAMEN’S STRIKE. LONDON, June 13, The Inman Company have offered to concede the demands of the strikers, but their proposition was not accepted. Tho Seamen’s Union have now demanded a concession, which they insist shall be made universal. The traffic to the United States is partially suspended.

A NARROW ESCAPE,

LONDON, Junk 13,

Mr Garland, M.P, for one of the Welsh constituencies, has arrived here. He narrowly escaped losing his life at the Johnstown disaster. He had been inspecting the natural gas wells in the vicinity during the day that the reservoir was reported to be unsafe. He left the place at night, and that very night the reservoir burst. He subsequently visited the different gas wells, and considers that those at Narrabeen, near Sydney, are identical.

A POISONER

LONDON, June 13.

The hearing of the charge of poisoning her husband’s brother preferred against Mrs Meybrick, of Liverpool, is being heard before the Stipendiary Magistrate.

SERVIAN POLITICS,

BELGRADE, June 13,

A plot to depose tho young King Alexander from the throne has been discovered in this city.

A DIPLOMATIC DIFFICULTY,

BERLIN, Junk 13,

The German Government have informed that of the Swiss Republic that they regret that a settlement of the Wohlgemuth frontier episode has not been arrived at ; and intimate that Germany reserves to herself the right to take whatever measures she deems neeessary.

MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL. LONDON, June 13.

The quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is 1,580,000 quarters, and for the Continent 304,000. The American visible supply Is 1,875,000 bushels.

The average quotation of shares is Union Steam Ship, Ll4 5s ; New Zealand Shipping, L 4 10s; Shaw, Savill Company, L 8 10j.

THE CRETAN DISTURBANCE. CONSTANTINOPLE, June 13. The Porte has appointed a Commission to inquire into the recent disturbances at Crete.

PERSONAL, LONDON, June 13. Tho I hike of Edinburgh proceeds to Berlin shortly.

MILITARY.

LONDON, Juke 13,

The Imperial Government have submitted the name of Major-general Lord William Seymour to the Victorian Government as commandant of the local land forces.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 7933, 14 June 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Issue 7933, 14 June 1889

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