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The Antwerp wool sales have closed. For superior and medium River Plate wool prices remained firm, but for inferior sorts and lambs' wool prices were weak. One thousand bales of Australian wool sold at prices fully equal to those obtained at the London sales in July. Altogether 18,000 bales were offered, of which 12,400 were sold. Edward Laman Blanchard, dramatist, is dead—aged 69. A train carrying the Shah ot Persia on a Russian railway come into collision with another train. The carriage occupied by His Majesty was seriously injured, but he was extricated through the window without injury. Tho German expedition form Zanzibar under Dr Peters proved a failure, and is returning. Much apathy is shown in the French general elections, and for many seats no candidates have been announced. The elections are fixed for September 22.
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YESTERDAY'S CALES., Evening Star, Issue 8005, 6 September 1889
YESTERDAY'S CALES. Evening Star, Issue 8005, 6 September 1889
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