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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS.

BLUFF, August 12. The following later English and Australian news was received by Bteamer today : LONDON, August C. It is generally assumed that the escape of the Canadian sealing schooner Black Diamond was connived at by the United States authorities, the seizure having been universally condemned as a violation of the treaty. The result of the analyst's tests clears Mrs Maybrick from the charges of poisoning. Judge Stephens has summed up in favor of the acquittal of Mrs Maybrick. The Agent-General of New South Wales has not yet arranged terms with the Post-master-General for a continuance of the transit of mails between San Francisco and London after November next. It is understood tho Postmaster-General has fully decided not to renew the existing contracts. The Haytian rebellion has again broken out, and ruthless savagery ensued. The followers and partisans of the late President Legitime are butchering the followers of General Hippolyto. A British naval squadron hts been ordered to rendezvous in Esquimalt waters to protect British and Canadian sealers, in case any further attempts at capture are made by the United States war vessels. A number of excited Irishmen mobbed a train carrying Burko, who has been extradited at Winnipeg in Canada to Chicago for trial on tho charge of murdering Dr Cronin. Documents found after the death of Wadel-Vjuni, leader of the rebel Dervishes, implicate important personages in Egypt in treasonable plots. General Boulanger powerfully refutes the charges brought against him. He justifies expending money in the epring of 1887 for defensive purposes, and says France was never nearer war than at that time. He narrates as facts that German spies were operating a vast system of espionage, including the War Office ; and he discovered that in the war repository attaches succeeded in getting documents abstracted, copied, and replaced in a single night. He thus had Germany checkmated in France while he passed a law against espionage Tho manifesto has caused much sensation. The Governments of Franco and Greece appeal to the European Powers to intervene in the Cretan trouble. Consols are unchanged. The market rate of discount is | below the bank rate, which remains at 2$ per cent.

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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS., Evening Star, Issue 7984, 13 August 1889

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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. Evening Star, Issue 7984, 13 August 1889

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