Home and Foreign. The French Government have decided not to accede to the petition praying for the annexation of the New Hebrides. The Czirewich will make an official visit to Paris in the autumn. The Saltan has ceded Lamu Island and that portion of the coast stretching from Kipene to Mruiti to the British East African Company. The public at Victoria (British Columbia) censure the action taken by the Imperial Government in respect to the seizing of fishing vessels in the Behring Sea, The strikers have issued a new manifesto in which they declare they will continue the strike until their original demands have been granted. Appeal is made to all societies throughout the whole country for assistance. The shipping companies have formed a committee to arrange for the discharge and loading of their own vessels. Shipowners have insured their property against injury by riots to the extent of L 2,000,000.
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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 8002, 3 September 1889
YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 8002, 3 September 1889
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