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YESTERDAY'S CABLES.

Home and Foreign.

An Australian wheat cargo has been sold at 34s lOd. Mr George Wyndham has been returned unopposed for the Daver seat, vacated by the death of Major Dickson. New Zealand cheese is quoted at 443. There is no butter in the market. The Magdeburg sugar ring has collapsed. German beet sugar i 3 quoted in London at 21s 6d. t ~ .. The decree of indictment preferred by the Government against General Boulancer charges him with a felonious attempt against the safety of the State, also of conspiracy and of embezzling the sum of 252,000fr. Count Dillon and M. Rochefort are charged as accomplices. The Chamber of Deputies has passed a Bill providing for limiting the number of candidates for any one constituency. The Hon. J. J. C. Abbott, leader for Government in the Canadian Senate, has been appointed a Commissioner to visit Australia for the purpose of promoting commercial relations with tho colonies. Mr Abbott has left for Eng'and. The Regents have armed 30,000 of tho Servian Reserves, nominally for the purpose of suppressing brigandage. The action has, however, created an impression in olltuial circles in Vienna that a Servian attack on Bulgaria is meditated. Before the' Times -Parnell Commission on Friday, Sir Charles Russell demanded the production in Court of the books of the Patriotic Union, which the AttorneyGeneral was williDg should be shown to the Court, though not to political opponents. Sir James Hanncn, the president, declined to order the production of the books, and said that even if it were true that the Union had paid to promote the present inquiry, still the only question for the Court to decide was whether the charges were true. Sir Charles Russell replied that he must confer with Mr Parnell as to the course he should follow in future. Thereupon the Court adjourned until luesday. It was reported that Sir Charles Russell had decided to withdraw from the case. This waß, however, subsequently denied. A meeting of Mr Parnell's friends is to be held on Monday to consider their course of action. The Parnellitea contend that the books of the Patriotic Union will show that Pigott, who recently committed suicide, wrote ' Parnellism and Crime.' Continuing his evidence before 'The Times'-Parnell Commission on Saturday, Mr O'Brien declared that the chief feature of the National League was the creation of a national fund to save evicted tenants from the workhouse. Australian, The steamer Afghan, which foundered in Newcastle Harbor while being loaded with coal, has been successfully floated. The highest peak of the Owen Stanley Mountains (New Guinea), which has been ascended by Dr M'Gregor, CommiFsioner of New Guinea, has been named Mount Victoria. Its height is 13,121 ft above sea level. Dr M'Gregor found a perfect climate, daisies, buttercups, and other flowers, also heaths and grasses, growing on the summit.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7959, 15 July 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7959, 15 July 1889

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