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HOME AND FOREIGN.

(By Elbotbio Telbgibaph.—Copybiom.l [Pes Press Association.] WHAT wFeXPECTED. LONDON, Joly 20. (Received July 22, 1889, at 930 a.m.; The man who confessed to committing the Whitechapel murders proves to be a lunatic. ANOTHER BY-ELECTION. LONDON, Jul? 20. Mr Boulnois (Conservative) has been elected for the Marylebono seat, vacated by Lord C. Beresford, by a majority of 491 over the Hon. Leveson - Gower (Gladstonian). The figures were—Boulnois, 2,579; LevesonGower, 2,086;

[The Gladstonians are slowly but surely winning. To have captured a Tory seat in London, and to have sensibly reduced the Conservative majority in another seat, are surely unmifltakeable handwritings on the wall. At the general election of 1885 tho numbers were:—Beresford, 3.130; Grant (Liberal). 2,183; and in 1886, Beresford, 3,101; Professor Beesley (Gladstonian), 1,616,]

MR PARNELL IN EDINBURGH;

LONDON, July 20.

Mr Parnell, responding to an enthusiastic reception in Edinburgh, said that Ireland would thankfully accept Mr Gladstone's scheme of settlement as an end to the Btrife of centuries.

RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA. LONDON, Jclt 20. The ' Standard' asserts that opposition to the Western Australian Bill is increasing to such an extent that it is expected that it will be abandoned.

THE O'BRIEN-SALISBURY LIBEL CASE.

LONDON, July 20.

In the libel aotion brought by Mr W. O'Brien against the Marquis of Salisbury, based on alleged reflections in the latter's speech at Watford, a verdict was returned for the defendant.

DISOWNED. NEW YORK, July 20. (Received July 22,1889, at 9.30 a.m.j

Jefferson Davis denies that Mrs Maybrick, who is accused of poisoning her husband at Liverpool, is any relative of his. BOULANGER CONFIDENT. PARIS, July 20. General Boulanger announces that he will stand for eighty places at the impending elections. VICTORIA AT THE PARIS EXHIBITION. PARIS, July 20.

The collection of Victorian minerals at the Exhibition has been awarded the grand prix. Collections belonging to private exhibitors have also received four gold and three silver tuedala.

THE ROYAL PENSION LIST. LONDON, July 20.

Mr Gladstone proposes that the Prince of Wales should receive an additional allowance of L 40,000 per annum on condition that the Queen arks for no further grants. Her Majesty, however, insists that the question of provision for her grandchildren shall be left entirely open. The Committee appointed to investigate the question are disputing with the Government upon various points which have arisen in the course of the inquiry.

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN BILL. LONDON. July 20.

It is reported that the Ca.biuet to-day decided to withdraw the West Australian Bill if any serious opposition is shown to it.

MR PARNELL'3 COMPLAINT.

LONDON, July 20

Mr Parnell, in a letter to tbe ' Dublin Freeman,' states that he would never have entered the Court had he not understood that the Commission would inquire into the Pigott conspiracy.

SUPPRESSION OF A REVOLUTIONARY SOCIETY. ROME, July 20. Premier Crispi has suppressed the Iriidentb' Committee here.

REINFORCEMENT OF THE DERVISHES. CAIRO, Jolt 20. The Dervishes hare been reinforced by a band ef 1,000 of their comrades.

COMMERCIAL. LONDON, July 20. Leather is realising full rates, and basils kave advanced Ad. COMMERCIAL. LONDON, Jcly 20. (Reeel> ed July 32,1889, at 12.80 p.m.) Tallow : Medium mutton, 265; do beef, 245. The English wheat market is lifeless, but the Continental is firm, and the American has an upward tendency. New Zealand wheat on the passage averages 355. Forward business shows an advance in value, Foreign arrivals are moderate.

[Special to Peess Association.]

THE WHITECBAPEL MURDERS. LONDON, July 20.

(Received July 22,1880, at good.)

Home Secretary Matthews refuses to allow a reward to be offered for the apprehension of the Whitechapel murderer.

MR PARNELL AT EDINBURGH. LONDON, July 20. The freedom of Edinburgh has been con ferred on Mr Parnell.

MR PARNELL ON THE WARPATH, LONDON, July 20.

Mr Parnell intends to demand the appointment of a special committee of the House to inquire into the connection between the Irish Patriotic Union and the articles on ' Parnellism and Crime,' which appeared in ' The Times.'

INCREASING THE NAVY. LONDON", Jdly 20.

The Admiralty has accepted tenders for seventeen vessels to strengthen the Navy in aoeordance with the Navy Defence Bill passed this session.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Evening Star, Issue 7965, 22 July 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Evening Star, Issue 7965, 22 July 1889

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