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HOME AND FOREIGN.

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A'trACK BY THE DERVISHES. CAIRO, July 3. (Received July 4, 1889, at 12.80 p.m.)

The threatened attack on Wadi Haifa was made to-day by the Dervishes, who were repulsed with great loss, 500 being killed and many wounded. Seventy of the Egyptians, who defended the position, and two British officers were wounded.

STANLEY IN DESPERATE STRAITS. LONDON, July 3. Additional letters received by Sir P. De Winton from H. M. Stanley report him to be in a deplorable condition. He is shoeless, and the clothing of himself and his followers torn absolutely to rags. His hair has turned snow white The privations of tho party have been something terrible, and a large number of his men have died from starvation.

SUNDAY SCHOOLS CONVENTION, LONDON, July 3.

The Lord Mayor of London has received 500 delegates of tho World's Sunday school Convention, aud at the meeting it was resolved to establish a Mansion II hibc fund for the relief of the poor.

TREATMENT OF IIVDROt'HOBIA. LONDON. July 3. I'alicnts have been sent from Wales to M. I'usteur for treatment.

THE GERMAN EMPEUOK. BERLIN, July 3. The Emperor William will pay a visit to King Humbert at Monza, a town of Lombardi, in October next. He spends a week in Italy, and then proceeds to Athens on a visit to King George. The Emporor William will be present at tho marriage of the Duke of Sparta, heir to the throne of Greece, to Princess Sophie, third daughter of the late Emperor of Germany.

THE RUSSIAN CROPS. ST. PETERSBURG, July 3. Welcome rains have fallen throughout Russia, and the crops are much improved. All fears of their failure are now dispelled.

CANADIAN RAILWAY CONSTRUC TION.

OTTAWA, July 3,

The Northern Pacific Railway Company propose to construct a railway lino in a westward direction to the ocean from Manitoba.

ANOTHER SENSATION DISSIPATED, NEW YORK, July 3.

It is stated that Dr John M'lnery, whowas reported to have been murdered at the instigation of the Clan-na-Gael Society, is alive, but his whereabouts have not been disclosed.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 7950, 4 July 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Issue 7950, 4 July 1889

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