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YESTERDAY'S CABLES.

Kome and Foreign.

Princess Louise, eldest daughter of the Prince of Wales, has been betrothed to the Earl of Fife. Her Majesty the Queen has given her consent to the betrothal, and the tone of the London Press is favorable.

The Rev. F. J. Chevasse, of Oxford, states that he will seriously consider the appointment to the Primacy of Australia if offered

A trial was made yesterday of the Brennan torpedo, in the piesence of naval and military authorities and committees of Parliament. The trial was under the personal supervision of the inventor of the maehine. The object, which was a moving hulk a mile distant, was completely destroyed. The London wool market is very firm, especially in fine merino and cross-breds. Fine medium greasy cross-breds have advauced Id per lb. The Americans are purchasing freely. New Zealand mutton is selling at 6Jd per lb. New Zealand lamb, BJd. Beef: Hindquarters, 4d per lb; forequarters, 3Jd. The present stock on hand is 5,000 carcasses of mutton.

The tallow market is flat. Best mutton, 27s 6d to 28s ; best beef, 26s to 26s 6d. The Jockey Club have finished taking evidence in the case Sir George Chetwynd against Lord Durham, and have reserved their decision.

In the course of a speech at Westminster yesterday the Earl of Derby said that if Home Rulers would first agree to federate the Colonial Empire he would accept Home Rule for Ireland afterwards.

All the missing steamers of Captain Wjssman's expedition have turned up safely. The rising at Novi Bazar, Bosnia, is increasing, and many Servian residents in that country have left for Sofia.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7946, 29 June 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7946, 29 June 1889

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