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YESTERDAYS CABLES.

Home and Foreign. Lord Charles Beresford has resigned his seat in the House of Commons as member for Marylebone East in order to take command of a warship. At the London wool sales prices remain unchanged. Two hundred bales of New Zealand hemp have been sold. Good VVellington sold at L 32 per ton, and fair quality at L2B. New Zealand mutton has receded, and is now quoted at s£d; lamb, 7gd. Sydney mutton, sd. The quotations for beef are un- ; Mutton, 27s 6d to 28s; beef, 26s Cd to 275. Sugar is declining. German beet sugar is Bishop Barry, late of Sydney, in present ing prizes at King’s College, Cambridge, declared that higher education in the colonies was far ahead of that at Home.^ The Earl of Dunraven is mentioned as likely to succeed Sir H. B. Loch as Governor of Victoria. Sir William Robinson, at present Governor of Trinidad, is reported as a probable successor to Sir F. N. Broome as Governor of Western Australia. Sir Charles Russell, leading counsel for the Parnellite party, informed the President of‘The Times’-Parnell Commission yesterday that the case for defendants, as far as evidence was concerned, would be closed Light Infantry and the Dorsetshire regiment, now at Malta, have been ordered to Egypt. Six thousand Dervishes, with 800 camels, are reported to be encamped thirty miles to the northward of Wady-Halfa. . Two of the Messagenes Mantimcs Company’s steamers—the Anadye and the Oxus, engaged in the India, China, and Japan trade-collided off Aden. The Anadye House of Lords yesterday the Bill providing for granting responsible government to Western Australia passed its second reading. In speaking to the Bill, Lord Knutsford said that until the colonies adopted uniformity of government there was little chance of federation being accepted. Referring to the Bill, he said there was no fear that the granting of responsible government would exclude emigrants. The Bill would materially assist the security and prosperity of the colony. Earl Derby said that it was evident South Australia would be unable to permanently govern the Northern Territory, and the Colonial Office, he thought, must before a very distant date decide the question whether the northern coast of Australia ought not to be divided into separate autonomous colonies. Referring particularly to Western Australia, Earl Derby declared that no colonial measure had ever received more unanimous support from all parts than the Enabling Bill, which provided for responsible government for Western Australia. The ‘Standard’ states that the Government attach little importance to the Tenants’ Defence League which Mr Parnell intends to establish, and believe it is intended to cover the failure of the Plan of Campaign. The bulk of the tenants, the • Standard ’ asserts, have stood aloof from the proposal, which was submitted to Mr Gladstone and Mr Morley before being announced.

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YESTERDAYS CABLES., Issue 7958, 13 July 1889

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YESTERDAYS CABLES. Issue 7958, 13 July 1889

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