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[Br Electric Telegraph.—Copyright. [Special to Press Association. J THE DOCK LABORERS' DEMAND. LONDON, August 22. (Received August 23, 188$, at 11.30 a m.; The dock laborers who struck were receiving .5.1 an hour. They demand an increase to 6d. POSIPONED. LONDON, August 22. The Irish Sunday Closing Bill has been abandoned, owing to the pressure of business and the advanced state of the session. ANOTHER RAILWAY ACROSS THE ALPS. ROME, August 22. The difficulties which have arisen between Italy and Swilzsrland regarding the proposed railway over the Simplon Pass have been arranged, and it is belie\edthat the line will shortly be constructed. REPRIEVED. LONDON, August 22. It is oiUoially intimated that Mrs Maybrick's sentence has been commuted to penal servitude for life.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 7993, 23 August 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Issue 7993, 23 August 1889

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