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LATE CABLEGRAMS., Issue 7987, 16 August 1889
(Per Hauroxo at Auckland.) Home and Foreign. LONDON, August 8. Those of the Dervishes who succeeded in escaping the attack of tho British-Egyptian troops were reduced to such extremities that over 20,000 voluntarily surrendered, Burke, charged with the murder of Dr Cronin, arrived in Chicago in charge of the American police escort. The train by which he travelled was fairly mobbed by excited Irishmen at the seVeral stations along the route. Obituary. Signor Benedetto Cariola, Italian soldier and statesman. The Ottawa Government have decided that Mr Parmallee, an officer connected with the Customs, should accompany Mr Abbot, a member of the Cabinet, on his mission to Australia to promote commercial relations between the Dominion and the colonies. The Canadian-Pacific Railway Company have decided to apply to the Australian Governments for a subsidy for mall steamers between Vancouver and Australia, The Porte has issued a proclamation declaring Crete to be in a state of siege. The Powers have replied to a Note from Greece, and given an assurance that they will quell the insurrection in Crete. In the House of Commons Mr Raikes, replying to a question, said the Government of New South Wales had not made any arrangement with the Imperial authorities for a renewal of the existing San Francisco contract. It is understood Mr Raikes does not intend to renew it after its expiry in November, Later news with regard to Mrs Maybrick’s trial for poisoning her husband shows that although Mr Justice Stephens’s summing up was favorable in the first portion, the conclusion was decidedly adverse. Feeling is so strong in Liverpool that it is deemed advisable to afford Mr Justice Stephens police protection, and he is now guarded by 150 police. Mrs Maybrick attributes tho verdict to the Judge’s strictures on her fidelity. Petitions in favor of a reprieve signed include the signatures of loading barristers and merchants in Liverpool. The petition has been forwarded to the House of Commons. Petitioners made a strong point of the divergence in the medical evidence. Mr Matthews stated in the House of Commons that the petitions would receive full consideration. He remarked upon the outrage to Mr Justice Stephens that it was un-English to mob a Judge for doing hia duty. The remark was loudly cheered. Baron De Worms announced in the House that tho Government received a petition, signed by ninety residents of Albany, protesting against granting responsible government to Western Australia, but attached very little importance to it. A gold reef, yielding an ounce to the ton, has been discovered in Norfolk, In the House of Commons, during the course of a speech, Mr Balfour accused Mr Harrington of having described the Irish police as '‘uninformed bloodhounds.” Mr Harrington denied this, and asked for proof, to which Mr Balfour merely returned a contemptuous gesture. Wild excitement prevailed, during which Colonel Saunderson and Mr Sexton exchanged personal threats. The * Morning Post ’ states that the scene was never equalled in the history of the House of Commons. Australian. Admiral Fairfax has been appointed Second Lord of the Admiralty, and leaves for England in a month. His successor has not yet been appointed. Tho Mount Kembla miners have again struck.
LATE CABLEGRAMS., Issue 7987, 16 August 1889
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