Article image
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.

YESTERDAY'S CABLES.

Home and Foreign.

Sir H. B. Looh and family will leave Melbourne on November 15 in a special steamer for the Cape. If the Earl of Hopetoun, his successor, has not arrived by that date, Sir William Robinson will act in the interregnum. The Earl of Hopetoun has entertained the Shah of Persia at his estate in Linlithgowshire. Tenders for the Western Australian loan of LIOO.OOO at 4 per cent., with a minimum of LlO7 10s, were opened yesterday. The loan was successfully floated at an average of LIOB 15s. Mr Cecil Raikes, Postmaster-General, will shortly issue a number of threepenny post cards, chiefly for Australia. The Indian Native States will contribute 3,000 [sic) troops, principally cavalry, for Imperial defence. Dervishes who have reached Zanzibar state that Emin Bey is being deserted by his British followers, and that other adherents are wavering in their support. Mr Parnell informed 'The Times'Parnell Commission yesterday that it was his belief that Egan took the Land League books toParis. Mr Parnell refused to authorise the president of the Commission to examine the accounts of the trust funds.

A fine oillection of British pictures will be shipped by the R.M.S. Rimutaka for exhibition at the New Zealand Exhibition.

AustraOaa,

In the Victorian House of Assembly the Education Act Amendment Bill has passed through .'jommittee. It reduces the school ago from . Uteen to thirteen years. A nautical inquiry was held at Sydney yesterday int.; the cause of the sinking of the steamer Afgu*a<whilo loading coal at Newcastle. The Cou«rt held that the accident was duo to negligence in leaving the valve open, and suapob&d the certificate of the first engineer for six months, and that of the second for twelve months Exploration in the Glebe mine, where the roof collapsed, has been abandoned. The Western Australian Parliamentwaa opened yesterday, having bean specially summoned to consider the new Electoral 8.11.

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

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD18890725.2.3

Bibliographic details

YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Issue 7968, 25 July 1889

Word Count
315

YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Issue 7968, 25 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.

Working