Home and Foreign. Parliament prorogues on Saturday. Admiral Tracy has captured the Collingwood and Inflexible. It is supposed the Anson escaped to Woolwich, and will raid the north-eastern ports. Baron Addington is dead. Searle and O’Connor are training hard for their race next month, and both men are in excellent condition. The betting is 5 to 4 on Searle. The Government will propose next session to grant a special charter, with a separate endowment, for a Catholic University in Dublin. The Parnellites are prepared to accept the risk of the alienation of Liberals. The French general elections have been fixed for September 22. The Superior Jury at the Paris Exhibition has to ratify all the decisions of juries appointed to decide on the merits of individual groups, but it is understood it will only intervene in cases of dispute. Several Irishmen in Chicago have attempted to assassinate a prominent witness against Burke, who is one of those implicated in the murder of Dr Cronin.
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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 7999, 30 August 1889
YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 7999, 30 August 1889
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