Home and Foreign.
The brokers were not anxious to secure the New South Wales loan, as a large amount of the last is still in first hands. The loan averaged LlO2 Bs. Aconsiderablequantity of gold has recently been sent to Paris, and the money market generally is dull, Mr J. Gill, M.P., and Mr J. R. Cox, M. P., have been discharged from custody. At tho wool sales good merinoes and crossbreds were very firm; middle and faulty merinoes and cross breds incline in buyers’ favor.
la reply to their eommunicaticn respecting the inclusion of colonial securities in the Trust Funds’ Investment Bill, Mr Goschen informed the Agents General that he will consult the Judges during the recess with a view to widening the list of investments permitted under the Hardy Act. He advised that provision be made so that in the event of default action could be taken in England against Colonial Governments, Before ‘The Times’-Parnell Commission Mr John O’Connor, M.P. for Tipperary, admitted having met James M'Dermott, the American Fenian, who talked to him a good deal about the use of dynamite, He also stated Deroy, one of the leaders of the Irish Revolutionary party, had tried to detach him (O’Connor) from a constitutional policy. The first battalion of tho Black Watch and the second battalion of the Essex Regiment, stationed at Malta, will probably be ordered to proceed to Egypt. The Welsh Regiment and one squadron of the 20th Hussars have started from Cairo for Assouan.
The Council of the Federation League propose to urge the Marquis of Salisbury to invito colonial delegates to London to discuss the question of the closer union of the colonies with Great Britain. The Union Bank of Australia declared a dividend of 14 per cent., and added L 29.000 to the reserve fund.
The Army Bill has passed through all stages in the French Chamber of Deputies. The troops under Captain Wissman attacked the rebels holding Pagani (Zanzibar), and after a brief struggle captured the village.
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YESTERDAY’S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7956, 11 July 1889
YESTERDAY’S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7956, 11 July 1889
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