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Home and Foreign.

Before ‘The Times’-Parnell Commission Mr Sexton, M.P., deposed that boycotting was a necessary evil. Air T. Harrington denied that he had given Thomas O’Connor, the informer, money for the purpose of intimidating voters at elections. Sir James Hannen censured Air Harrington for attempting to evade questions instead of answering them. Before the Jockey Club yesterday Sir H. James, Q. 0., made an eloquent defence to the charges of Lord Durham, and denied that Sir George Chetwynd was aware of the dishonesty of Sherrard and Wood.

Monsignor Persico, the Papal delegate, denies that he is aware of a plot to murder him should he return to Ireland.

The English Government have declined to discuss with France the question of the evacuation of Egypt, and the convention is therefore broken off. The Minister of Finance has directed the suspension of the payment of General Boulanger’s pension, and it is believed the general will take proceedings to enforce payment. The son of Denpoo has arrived at Zanzibar from Central Africa, and states that he left a large caravan at Unyambe, to await the arrival of Tippoo Tib, At Sofia it is reported that a disturbance has taken place at Novi Bazar, a town of Southern Bosnia. M. Garasharine, ex-Premier of Servia, in the course of a speech stated that the Russian Army would shortly be armed with new small-calibre rifles made in France.

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Home and Foreign., Evening Star, Issue 7945, 28 June 1889

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Home and Foreign. Evening Star, Issue 7945, 28 June 1889

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