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Home and Foreign.

"Before 'The Times'-Parnell (Joinmission, Dr J. E. Kenny, member for Cork South, admitted that large sums of money had been sent to James Walsh, who had organised branches of the League in Australia. He also admitted that the National League had received the sum of 1,248,000, but he Avas unaware that the books produced showed that LI 17,000 was unaccouted for. The police have been iniormecl that a terrible infernal magazine was discovered at Tussaud's Waxworks. Jt is believed to be the work of a servant, who had been discharged. At yesterday's hearing of the Durham-Chetwynd case, Sir Charles Eussell, in an eloquent speech, made a powerful indictment implicating Sir George Chetwynd, Sherrard (the trainer), and Wood (the jockey) with a conspiracy on the turf. Sir F. N. .Broome, Governor of Western Australia, has written a long letter to 'The Times,' in which he argues that the Constitutional Bill passed by the Legislative Council of Western Australia is entirely misunderstood in England, and he expresses a hope that its immediate passage will not be prevented. The 's'Daily News,' referring to the question of granting responsible government to West Australia, declared that the Bill drawn up by Lord Knutsford materially restricts the disposal of lands in that colony. The London market rate of discount for three months' bills is I.} per cent.

Count Kalnoky, Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs, considers that the peace of Europe is not endangered ; but adds that although the situation is unsettled it may be easily changed. Austria, he states, is friendly disposed to all Powers, including Russia; and hsr allies are firmly resolved to prevent war 1 . . ~

The French Government will decline to signtheEgyptian Convention, unless England agrees to evacuate Egypt, A scene of great disorder occurred m the French Chamber of Deputies yesterday. M. Lejeune, member for the Department of Indre, shouted in the Chamber, comparing the Republican members of the Chamber to cmnilk. He was immediately attacked l>y live members, who pummelled him with their lists and tore his hair. Others went to his assistance, and linally the ushers stopped the light. Daring the scene M. Andrieux, member Rhone department, drew his revolver. M. Lejeune has been temporarily excluded from the Chamber.

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Home and Foreign., Issue 7944, 27 June 1889

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Home and Foreign. Issue 7944, 27 June 1889

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