Home and Foreign. Sir Saul Samuel, Agent-General for New South Wales, is inviting tenders at Homo for lighting Sydney by electricity. The export shippers’ hands threaten to join the dock laborers and stevedores who are out on strike. The P. and 0. Company’s steamer Massilia will sail with only a quarter of her usual complement of cargo. In the House of Commons Mr W. H. Smith announced that the Government favor a proposal of setting up next session a joint committee to consider and report on the Tithes Bill. New Zealand mutton, 5Jd per lb ; lamb, 7id. The tallow market is flat. Best mutton, 27s to 27s 6d ; best beef, 25s 6d. The money market is excited and speculative, Her Majesty the Queen is on a visit to North Wales, where she was enthusiastically received. In Mrs May brick’s case Mr H. Matthews, Secretary of State, holds that the attempt to poison her husband was clear, but that there is a reasonable doubt whether death was due to arsenical poisoning, Mr Justice Stephen, who heard the case, concurs in this opinion. A large section of the Press and public insist on a free pardon being granted to Mrs Maybrick. On the arrival of the Emperor and Empress of Germany at Slrasburg they were constantly cheered by the population,
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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7994, 24 August 1889
YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7994, 24 August 1889
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