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YESTERDAY'S CABLES.

Home and Foreign.

It is stated that General Boulanger is liable to arrest under the provisions of the Extradition Treaty with France, Intense interest is being shown by members of the House of Commons in the Bill giving responsible government to Western Australia. There is a strong belief that the curtailment of the territory which the Government is to control is being done in the interests of land grabbers. It is stated that 130,000,000 acres are at present leased to syndicates, and this is the territory of which the Imperial Government desires to retain the control. The lessees, it is stated, are powerful syndicates and banks. Lord Knutsford was questioned in the Upper House as to whether one Forrest, who is largely interested in these syndicates, is a brother of the Commissioner of Crown Lands at Perth, but his reply was evasive. The Jockey Club has warned Wood and M'Leay off the New market course, and withdrawn the license from Sherrard, the trainer. Dr Tanner, M.P. for Mid-Cork, deposed before 'The Times'-Parnell Commission that if constitutional means failed he was prepared to resort to physical force for'the regeneration of Ireland. The money market is quiet, and rates remain steady. New Zealand frozen mutton, sd; lamb, 7£d. Sydney mutton, 4|d. Beef: Forequarters, 3d; hindquarters, 4Jd.

One hundred bales of New Zealand hemp were sold by auction to-day. Pair qualities realised L2B ; fine, L 32 6s. Tallow is flat. Mutton, 28s ; beef, 26a to 275.

Hides, 3|d to 3Jd. The Sultan of Oppia has ceded sovereign rights over his territory to Italy. An inquest has commenced on the woman who was recently killed in Whitechapel. The body has been identified. "Jack the Ripper" made an endeavor to repeat his crime at Walworth, a southern suburb of London, but was unsuccessful. He drew a knife, but the woman saw him iu time, screamed out, and he bolted.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Issue 7964, 20 July 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Issue 7964, 20 July 1889

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