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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[BY EIiEOTBIftTBIJEGBAPH.—COPTBIOHT.I [Spkcial to Press Association.]

THE CHANNEL TUNNEL PROJECT. LONDON, Jt'NE 28. (Received June 29,1889, at 10 a.m.)

The South Eastern Railway Company intend to introduce a Bill into Parliament to enable the Channel tunnel scheme to be carried out, notwithstanding the determined opposition to it in previous sessions.

PERSONAL. LONDON, June 28.

The jockey Wood, who fainted during the proceedings before the Jockey Club in the Durham-Chetwynd case, is recovering.

TROUBLE AT DELAGOA BAY. LONDON, Junk 28.

British and American gunboats have been ordered to Dclagoa Bay, in consequence of the Portuguese (iovcrnmout withdrawing the railway concession. Tho company's employes, to tho number of 309, have entrenched themselves, aud will oppose tho Portuguese if they attempt to enforce the decrees.

THE SEAMEN'S STRIKE

LONDON, June 28.

The Glasgow sailors have accoptcd tho owners' terms, but the strike at Liverpool is not settled.

A TERRIFIC INDICTMENT. LONDON, Jonk 28,

Mr Gladstone, in an article iu the ' Nineteenth Century,' compares the state of Ireland to the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution. He avers that British tyranny, cruelty, and illegality surpass even the conduct of tho French leaders during that sanguinary period.

GUN ACCIDENT. LONDON, June 28. A 40-pounder gun burst at Sheerness, in juring three bystanders.

THE JUDICIAL BENCH EULOGISED. LONDON, June 28.

Lord Mayor Whitehead gave a banquet to several of the English Judges. In the oourse of his speech the Lord Mayor referred to the impartiality of our Judges, instancing the cases of Captain Woodward and the Duke of Cambridge, in both of which the law had bscn fearlessly enforced.

RUSSIA AND GERMANY. RERUN, Jr\r. 23. The Emperor of Uevmany and tho CV.ar will meet at Kiel in August.

PANIC IN A MUSIC HALL. LONDON, June 28. (Received June 29, 1889, at 1.15 p m.;

During the performance at the Alhambra Music Hall last evening the dress of one of the dancers caught fire, and before it was extinguished the unfortunate girl was severely burned. A panic took place among the audience, and several persons received severe but not fatal injuries.

THE CLAN-NA-GAEL. NEW YORK, June 28.

The police have received information that a Grand Jury, composed of loading members of the Clan-na-Gael Society, is conducting a secret inquiry into the charge against members of Camp No. 20, of revealing to 'The Times' the procedure of the Committee of Seven.

An agitation has been set on foot to recall Patrick Egan from his position as American Minister to Chili, on the ground of his complicity in the proceedings of the Clan-na-Gael.

[Peb Press Association.! DISTURBANCES AT NO VI BAZAR. CONSTANTINOPLE, June 28. (Rocolvcd Juna 29,1880, at 12.30 a.m.) In consequence of the commotion at Novi Ba/Ar Turkish troops have been despatched thither.

A PIECE OF BLUFF. LONDON, Ji-.nk 23,

• The Times' says that the French demand for the evacuation of Egypt by England is merely an electoral manoeuvre.

THE SHAH'S VISIT. LONDON, Ji'ne 28,

IV Shah of Persia will arrive on July 1, aud sail up the Thames to the Speaker's stair of the House of Commons, where he will disembark, and proceed to Buckingham Palace.

POLAR EXPLORATION. LONDON, June 28

Mansom, the Arctic explorer who crossed Greenland last year, is preparing an expedition to tho North Pole.

CONQUERED, BUT NOT DENATION ALISED. OTTAWA, June 28.

Tlio Premior of Canada, in the course of a speech, let fall the observation that, although a century had elapsed since the conquest of the country by England, the inhabitants of Quebec were still Frenchmen at heart, and not colonials.

MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL. LONDON, Jusk 28,

(Received June 29,1889, at 12 30 p.m.)

The total reserve in the Bank of England amounts to L1">,385,000. The proportion of reserve to liabilities is 43$ per cent. Consols, 98J (ex div.). New Zealand 4 per cent inscribed stock is at 105$, and the market is recovering. Australian wheat (ex warehouse), 38s 6d, market depressed. New Zealand longberried wheat (ex store), 38s, and quiet. Sugar: German beet, 2Ss, with a rising tendency ; Java, 2Ce 6d. No. 1 best Scotch pig iron, f.o.b. in the Clyde, 43s Cd.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Evening Star, Issue 7946, 29 June 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Evening Star, Issue 7946, 29 June 1889

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