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(I'M Press Assoc) Att of), j ffiS NAVAL MANOEUVRES, LONDON, August 23. (Received August 24,1889, at noon.) Three out of the eight vessels blockaded by Admiral Tryon in Queenstown harbor have effected their escape. MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL. LONDON, August 23. The total amount of fcssl'Vo in the Hank of England is L12,396,(500. The proportion of reserve to liabilities is 41$ per cent. Consols, 981, and steady. New Zealand 4 per cent, inscribed stock, 103$, and active. Australian wheat (ex warehouse), 40s, and tho market Is improving. New Zealand long-berried (ex store), 38s Gd; market quiet. Sugar : Gorman beet, IGs Gd ; Java ditto, 19s 6d. No. 1 best Scotch pig-iron (f.o.b. inClyde), 46s 61. Galvanised iron (Gospel Oak brand), Ll7 10 s. (By Electric Telegraph.— Copyright. [Special to Press Association, 1 THE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING COMPANY. LONDON, August 22. (Received August 24,1859, at noon.) Mr Dawes has proposed to tho directorate to write L 3 per share off the capital of the New Zealand Shipping Company. CONCILIATING THE KHURD3. LONDON, August 22. It is reported that tho Sultan of Turkey has issued secret instructions to the Turkish Governors of the Armenian districts and villages to protect the Khurds from hostility, which their inroads and outrages in Armenia have invoked. The reason of this intervention is alleged to be that the friendship of the Khurds will be of great value to Turkey in event of a war with Russia on tho Armenian frontier. These instructions are causing great alarm among the Christian population, who are suffering severely from the lawlessness of the Khurds. - »

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 7994, 24 August 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Issue 7994, 24 August 1889

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