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HOME AND FOREIGN.

(By Electbio Telegraph—Copy bight.) [Special to Press Association.] RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA. LONDON, July 7. (Received July 8, 1889, at noon.) The Bill giving responsible government to Western Australia excludes the area northward from the 26th parallel of latitude from its operation. The proceeds of land sales are to go towards encouraging immigration, and the limitation of immigrants is forbidden unless first assented to by the Imperial Government. THE FISHERY DISPUTE ENDED. LONDON, July 7. The Behring Sea fishery difficulty has been amicably arranged. WELL DESERVED. LONDON, July 7. The officers of the Calliope are to be promoted. THE SHAH. LONDON, July 7. The Shah has been visiting the Crystal Palace, THE ST. ETIENNE CATASTROPHE.,' PARIS, July 7. It has been ascertained that 213 miners were entombed in the colliery at St. Etienne. A DESTRUCTIVE CYCLONE. NEW YORK, July 7. A cyclone has ravaged a portion of Texas, doing damage to the extent of two million dollars. A NOVEL AGITATION. SAN FRANCISCO, July 7. Irish residents here are agitating for the establishment of an Irish Republic in California. (Pub Press Association.] STATE OF THE HOP INDUSTRY. LONDON. July 7. (Received July 8, 1889, at 1 p.m.) The Government have consented to appoint a committee to inquire into the depression in the hop industry and ascertain if a remedy is possible.

CRICKET.

LONDON. July 7.

In the match between the Players and Gentlemen, the latter were beaten by nine wickets.

COMMERCIAL.

LONDON, July 7

The English wheat market is firmer, but the Continental is inactive; while the American is steady. Forward business is inactive, the foreign arrivals being liberal. Australian flour (ex store) averages 275. Tallow: Medium mutton, 255; ditto beef, 245.

The quantity of wool catalogued up to date is 239,000 bales, of which 227,000 have been sold.

Linseed oil (double boiled), la ll£d. The cargo of wheat ex Paula, from Timaru, Iras been sold at 345.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 7953, 8 July 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Issue 7953, 8 July 1889

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