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YESTERDAY'S CABLES.

Home ami Foreign. The Earl of Hopetown succeeds Sir H. B. Loch as Governor of Victoria. A cargo of wheat, ex ship Earnock, from Lyttelton, has been sold at 353. At the Paris Exhibition Victorian wools have been awarded two grand prizes, four gold and bix silver medals. The awards are, however, subject to confirmation by a higher jury. The Government intend to push the Western Australian Constitution Bill through its second reading, in order to affirm the principle. The Bill will then be dropped. The Committee of the House of Commons appointed to inquire into the subject of grants to members of the Royal Family recommend that an addition of L.36,000 be made to the income of tho Prince of Wales, and that the question of provision for the grandchildren of the Queen be left open, as Her Majesty intimated that it was unlikely any further grant would be asked. The Queen's Bench refused to issue a manUamm in the assault case against the Duke of Cambridge. New Zealand 5 per cent 10-40's will be paid off at par in March, 1890; and 5 per cent, debentures of 1879 will be paid at par in November next. M. Tirard has dismissed scores of officials Buspected of continuing adherence to General Boulanger.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7967, 24 July 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7967, 24 July 1889

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