Home and Foreign. The London wheat market is 6d dearer. In a money-lending case heard in Court yesterday Benzon (the Jubilee Juggins), who was called as a witness, admitted having lost a quarter of a million of money on the turf. He also stated that ho was about to publish a book of his experience for the benefit of the ignorant. Mr Parnell has decided to instantly establish a Tenants’ Defence League owing to the landlords continuing to bieak down the Plan of Campaign. A National Convention i? convened to approve of his decision.
An order to extradite Burke, who is alleged to be implicated in the murder of Dr Cronin, has been granted. Disastrous floods have occurred in India owing to the overflowing of the river Sciade, and it is reported that forty lives have been lost at Lankana, 145 miles north-west of Hyderabad, German action with regard to the Marshall Islands, in the Pacific, is causing some irritation throughout the States.
One of the cargoes of Californian wheat at Sydney has been disposed ot privately. The other has been stored awaiting a rise in prices. Tho total deliveries received during the week were 458 tons of wheat and 358 tons of flour from Victoria : 282 tons of flour and 084 tons of wheat from New Zealand.
The four-masted schooner Collaroy, bound from Sydney to San Francisco with a cargo of coal, has been wrecked on the Californian coast. The crew were saved. A strike among the miners working in the Mount Kemble mines is likely to eventuate owing to the refusal of the mine master to reduce the hours of labor from nine to eight and a half hours.
Information has been received from the New Hebrides that a British warship has removed to a place of safety the remaining Europeans at Amborgan, in consequence of the recent depredations committed there by Natives.
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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7957, 12 July 1889
YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7957, 12 July 1889
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