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Home and Foreign. The Emperor of Germany will arrive at Osborne on August 1, and remain a week. The Bill granting responsible government to Western Australia has passed through committee of the Commons. The French Senate has closed its session after passing a Bill limiting the number of candidates at elections, but without voting the 50,000,000fr for the navy which the Lower Chamber sanctioned, because the latter closed its session without intimating its intention to the Senate. Emperor William, who is now on a trip to Norway, had a narrow escape of being killed by falling ice while visiting the Buarbare glacier. The statement that Mr Blaine intends to resign in September is untrue. The search for Dr M'lnery continues, but without success. The ' Standard' states that the whole of the members of the Bar appearing for the Parnellite party have determined to withdraw from the CommUsion. M. Deroulede was arrested while haranguing a meeting of Boulangists in Paris, but the crowd rescued him from the hands of the police. M. Waddington asserts that General Boulanger is not working for the good of the Republic, but merely agitating with a view to claim the dictatorship of France. The ' Freeman's Journal' asserts that all the best of Australian political society coalesced with the masses in welcoming the Irish delegates. Mr Garland, member for Carcoar, N.S. W„ at a meeting in Dublin, declared it probable that Henry George's system of land taxation would be adopted in that colony. Mr Parnell and six members of his party have been appointed to frame a constitution for the tenants to agree to.

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YESTERDAY’S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7961, 17 July 1889

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YESTERDAY’S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7961, 17 July 1889