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1 H-imse and Foreign-. Mr R. Morton, M.P., contends thal 1 Western Australia under self-governmenl would be able to dispose of lands on more favorable terms to immigrants than could the Imperial Government. Ad mlral Tracy', who, with Admiral Tryoii, is defending England in the naval manoeuvres non - carried on, has captured oil Brest tho ships Hero, Camperdown, and linmortalite, attached to tho attacking flee! under Admirals Baird and Irvine. The death is announced of Damala (husband of .Sarah Bernhardt.) Mr Licht, tho sugar expert, declares the visible stocks and floating cargoes of beet to be 641,000 tons. The production of eleven months of tho year shows an increase oi 209,000 tons. A serious outbreak of scab among sheep L reported from Lincolnshire. President Carnot presided at the Mayor’s dinner. In the course of a speech ho said that the present Republic would continue the policy of France in 1789. He appeals tc mayors to support the Republic. Tho Czar has decorated tho leader oi the party in Bulgaria who was mainly instrumental in the overthrow of Prince Alexander. Ex-King Milan has gone on a visit to Vienna, His rmloavors to prevent Queen Natalie from visiting Belgrade have failed. Count Auclrassy is seriously ill. There is a feeling of uneasiness in Armenia, as it is feared that an insurrection is about to break out, A peremptory order has been issued to all inhabitants to surrender their arms. The condition of affairs at Crete is reported to bo more favorable. Chaker Pasha, the new Governor, has proclaimed martial law. General Ras Aloula has written to Baldsera suing for peace. Sullivan has appealed against tho sentence passed on him, and Ims bson liberated on bail pending a decision. The anti-Cronin section of tho C’an-na-Gaci have given 2,000d0l to the Parnell Defence Fund. Tho Cronin section of the society offer a reward of 5,000J01 for the detection of the murderers of Dr Cronin. Australian. In tho Victorian Supremo Court the case against Dr Le Fevre, M.L.C., claiming L 13,200 for alleged wrongful sitting as a member of the Legislative Council without the necessary qualification, was heard. The plaintiff, Mr A. M'Coll, alleged that Dr Le Fevre, named in the declaration, owned some property which he had not held for tho specified time prior to election. The jury returned a verdict for L 13.000. The * Argus’ says that Sir William Robinson will succeed S'r E. G C. Hamilton as Governor of Tasmania, but Sir William states that ho has not received any official confirmation of the statement. Tho Sydney ‘Star’ publishes an extraordinary charge against the lato Captain Hansby, of the Dupleix, who was killed by a tramcar a few days ago. It alleges that on the last trip of the Dupleix from Wellington to Sydney, while the vessel was in Cook Strait, Captain Hansby was in au incapable condition, and the vessel was in great danger of being wrecked when off Pelorua Sound. The passengers and crow then petitioned the chief officer to take •barge of the steamer. He did so, and thus saved the vessel. The ‘ Star ’ publishes an affirmatory affidavit sworn by a number of the crew and passengers. The crew declined to make another trip with Captain Hansby.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7991, 21 August 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7991, 21 August 1889