Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


Home and Foreign.

The weekly returns of the Bank of England published to-day show the reserve in notes and bullion to be L 13,644,000, being a decrease of L 100,000 as compared with last week. The proportion of the reserve to liabilities it 38 per cent. Consols are quoted at 98J. Market active. Australian wheat (ex store), 39s 6d, with the market firmer; New Zealand longberried (ex store), 383 6d. Sugar—German beet, 22s Cd. The market is weakening. No. 1 best Scotch pig iron, f.o.b. in the Clyde, is firm at 44a 9d. In the House of Commons Mr Fowler stated that there was very strong opposition on both sides of the House to the BUI giving responsible government to Western Australia. He asked what was the intention of the Government in the matter. Mr Smith replied that he would give an answer on Monday. The Queen will create the Earl of Fife a duke.

In the House of Lords the Trust Funds Bill was read a second time. Lord Knntsford said a departmental committee would be appointed to inquire whether trustees should be allowed to invest in colonial securities.

The International Labor Congress has approved of the proposal that eight hoars should be the maximum of a day's work, and have demanded international legislation on the subject. It is not Mr Edmund D. F. Fane, secretary of the British Embassy at Constantinople, who is supposed to have been captured by brigands on Mount Olympus, but Mr Malcolm Macmillan, son of the head of the firm of Macmillan and Co., publishers, of London. The leader of the Dervishes at Assouan, to whom Colonel Grenfell sent an order demanding his surrender, ridicules the offer, and states that his followers will fight to the end. The members of the Committee of tho Clan-na-Gael Society who were appointed to "remove" Dr Cronin have, on the solicitation of a Catholic priest, confessed. The priest then induced them to confess their guilt to the State Attorney at Chicago. In consequence of the disturbed state of Europe the Servian Government have decided to arm the whole of the male population.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Issue 7965, 22 July 1889

Word Count

YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Issue 7965, 22 July 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.