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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[By Electric Telegraph.—Copyright.] [Spkcial to Press Association.J NEW ZEALAND AT THE PARIS EXHIBITION. PARIS, July 24. (Recei' ed .Inly 2C, 1889, at 10 a.m.) New Zealand has been awarded a gold medal for her exhibits of wool. BOULANGER OUTLAWED. PARIS, July 24. A decree of outlawry has been issued against General Boulanger. THE QUEEN'S PROSPECTIVE SON-IN-LAW. LONDON, July 24. The Earl of Fife has been created a Duke under the same title. GERMANY AND SWITZERLAND. BERLIN, July 24. Germany has withdrawn from the Treaty of 1870 with Switzerland, and tbe Swiss are being expelled from Germany. THE SOUDAN CAMPAIGN. CAIRO, July 24. General Grenfell will attack the Dervishes in force in a week. THE CHANNEL COLLISION. LONDON, July 24. It is believed that three of the crew of the Lufra, which was in collision in the Channel this week, have been drowned. TROUBLE BREWING IN SERVIA. BELGRADE, July 24. Germany and Austria have jointly urged ex-King Milan to assume the Regency of Sorvia himself. Russia is actively opposing the suggestion, and has offered to guarantee armaments to her partisans if they will rebel. STATE-AIDED EMIGRATION. LONDON, July 24. The Colonising Committee have asked to be reappointed next session. FRENCH OVERTURES TO THE POPE. LONDON, July 24. The Paris correspondent of the 'Standard' states that France has offered the Pope an asylum, and promised to restore his temporal power, but His Holiness declined, fearing to foment war. ELECTRIC LIGHTING COMPANIES. LONDON, July 24. The Australasian Electric Light Company will amalgamate with the British Company. RISING IN CRETE. ATHENS, July 25. (Received July 20,1839, at 12.16 p.m.) The inhabitants have expelled the Turkish authorities from Vamos and Cidonia, in Crete, and burned the archives. The peasant population are taking refuge in Reliuio. It is expected that unless Turkey concedes tho demands the two parties now opposed to one another, under the names of Balfoots and Haversacks, will coalesce and declare for annexation to Greece. OPENING UP CONGOLAND. BRUSSELS, July 25. Belgium has voted 10.000.000fr for the construction of a railway uniting the Lower with the Upper Congo, and for the purpose of enabling obstacles at Vellala Falls to bo overcome. TURNED UP. LONDON, July 25. The three men missing from the Lufra have been rescued. A THRIFrY MONARCH. LONDON, July 25. A return.presented to Parliament Bhows the Queen's savings out of the civil list to amount to a million and a half, besides her private fortune, which is derived from legacies and other sources. (Per Pres3 Association.] THE QUEEN'S VISIT TO IRELAND. LONDON, July 25. (Received July 26, lfljfl, at noon.) Soveral of the Irish publie bodies are inviting tbe Queen to visit Ireland in the spring. COLONIAL LOANS. LONDON, July 25. It is reported on 'Change that a new Queensland loan will shortly be offered. The New Zealand conversion loan, for the purpose of paying off the old 5 per cent, debentures, is expected to be placed on the market in October.

' THE TIMES '-PARI?ELL COMMISSION. LONDON, July 25. • The Times'-Parnell Commission adjournß over the vacation term. Sir Henry James commences his address on October 22, THE AUSTRALIAN FLEET. LONDON. July 25. The Australian gunboat Whiting was launched at Etswick yards in the presence of the Shah of Persia. A SPLIT IN THE CLAN-NA-GAEL. NEW YORK, July 25. Owing to Dr Cronin's murder the Clan-na-Gael Society have been split into two parties. INCREASING THE AUSTRIAN ARMY. VIENNA, Jult 25. The Austrian Army has been '"ncreased by 0,000 men. VERY SATISFACTORY, BERLIN, July 25. General Bronsart Von Schellen Dorf, Prussian Minister of War, Bpeaking at Konigsberg, stated that the current fears of a European war were unfounded, and that there was no prospect of the peace being disturbed.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Evening Star, Issue 7969, 26 July 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Evening Star, Issue 7969, 26 July 1889

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