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HOME AND FOREIGN.

fP.Y Elrotkto Telegraph,—-Copyright.] [Special to Press Association.] HOW THE “JUBILEE JUGGINS” WAS FLEECED. LONDON, August 30. Ernest Benzon, t!io ‘‘Jubilee Plunger,” in his book narr-iting how lost a quarter of a million of money, he says that a wellknown Melbourne sportsman advanced him L 1,500 and demanded LIO.OOO in repayment, but accepted L 5,000; another demanded L 30,000 and accepted LSOO. Benzon considers Flemington racecourse superior to Epsom. ANXIOUS TO CLIP THE RECORD. LONDON, August 31. The Kaiser Wilhelm, the first steamer of the German Lloyds Company, which starts in October, will deliver the mails between London and Adelaide in twenty-six days. [Per Press Association, | MR O'BRIEN’S IMPRISONMENT. DUBLIN, August 31. The Cork Borough Council have warned Mr Balfour that they will hold him answerable for any injury to Mr W. O’Brien in consequence of his imprisonment. RAISED TO THE CARDINALATE. ROME, September 1. Monsignor Persico, who was the Pope’s envoy to Ireland, has been created Cardinal. A LUNATIC. LONDON, September 1. Stewart, who confessed to murdering a man in Otepopo bush (Otago), is reported to be insane. MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL. LONDON. August 31. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company’s shares are quoted at L 3 10s. Tallow: Medium mutton, 26s ; beef, 24e. The English wheat market has declined a little, but the Continental is unchanged, and American steady, The Coromandel Gold Company has been registered, with a capital of L32,5G0. OBITUARY. LONDON, August 31. George Fawcett Rowe, the actor, is dead. THE ORANGEMEN DISSATISFIED, LONDON, August 31. The Orange papers are furious at the Government’s proposal to endow a Catholic university, and oppose it bitterly.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 8001, 2 September 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Issue 8001, 2 September 1889

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