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Home and Foreign.

The Emperor of Germany has arrived » Cowes, Isle of Wight, Lord Salisbury is consulting the Russian, German, and Turkish Ambassadors with regard to the state of affairs in Crete, The pugilist J. L. Sullivan has been ar* rested. General Grenfell is massing his troops at Torki preparatory to a decisive engagement. New Zealand frozen mutton, sd; lamb, 7d; Sydney mutton, 4£d. Beef: Forequarters, 3d; hindquarters, 4id. At auction yesterday 1,400 bales New Zealand hemp were sold at prices ranging from L 25, for ordinary quality, to L2B 5s to L3l 10s for good sorts. The Rev, Glynn Moule, of Ridley Hall, Oxford, has again decljyaed the Bishopric of Sydney. Lord George Hamilton has asked the Agents-General to suggest names for the vessels composing the Australian squadron. Mr W. fl. Smitli stated in the House of Commons that the Government would not proceed with the Western Australian Enabling Bill beyond the second reading, but if necessary they would appoint a committee of inquiry early in 1890. Mr Childers asked if the Government would appoint a special commission to proceed to Perth, and _Mr Smith said the Government would consider the suggestion. General Boulanger has published a manifesto, in which he attributes his defeat at the Council elections to local ambitions, and states that he awaits with confidence the result of the general election. The Bulgarian Government, fearing that, under the incitement of Russia, Servia is preparing to attack her neighbor again, has sent troops to watch the frontier. The Porte also reinforces the Turkish troops on the Bulgarian frontier. Feeling in Canada is greatly excited over the seizure of a fishing schooner in _ the Behring Straits by an American cruiser. The release of the vessel and payment of an indemnity for its seizure are demanded.

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Home and Foreign., Issue 7976, 3 August 1889

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Home and Foreign. Issue 7976, 3 August 1889

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