fsoiue ae<! Foreisa. The strike of dock laborers and atsvedores has prevented the New Zealand Shipping Company's steamer Rnapchu sailing for the colony. There is an outburst of anger by the French Press towards England, owing to an English attache at Berlin attending the dinner of the Victoria Guards (German), of which Queen Victoria wa3 recently made honorary colonel, and also at Her Majesty presenting Prince Bismarck with a portrait of herself.
In the House of Commons, Sir James Fergusson (Secretary to the Foreign Office) lias been persistently questioned as to the existence of an Anglo-German alliance. The questions have been denied several times, but Sir James admits that a conversation between Her Majesty and the Emperor William took place on the subject during the Emperor's vifeit to Osborne. The tone of the German Press is favorable to the alliance.
Heavy gales have done enormous damage to the English hop gardens. Councillor Rose succeeds R. Kraetke as Privy Councillor at Finschhavcn, German New Guinea.
The overtures for peace made by General lias Aloula have been rejected, and he it being pursued by the Italian troops. An American vessel has seized the Pathfiadcr, engaged in seal fishing in theßehring Sea. O.her vessels were searched.
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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7993, 23 August 1889
YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7993, 23 August 1889
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