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YESTERDAY'S CABLES.

Homo and Foreign. New Zealand mutton is at sgd per lb; beef—forequarters 3£d, hindquarters 4Jd. Sir Hercules Robinson has succeeded Sir Penrose Julyan as director of the Bank of New Zealand. Ihe cargo of sawn kauri timber by the barque Belinda, from Kaipara, is selling at Glasgow at an average of 2s 8d per cubic foot. The Queen Charlotte Sound Gold Mining Company of New Zealand, which waß announced in June last, with a capital of LI 36,000, has not floated. The New Zealand Antimony Company will obtain additional capital and work the mine themselves. Fifteen hundred pounds to LI.OOO has twice been laid on Searle winning the Championship. Six to 4is still inquired for, but the best offer is now sto 4. The final deposit has been made by both men. The Shaw, Savill, and Albion Company have declared a dividend of 5 per cent. The Right Hon. Henry Chaplin, M.P. for Sleaf ord, who in the early part of last month was appointed Minister of Agriculture, takes a seat in the Cabinet, The Maurile Wood Colliery, Edinburgh, has caught fire, and sixty miners have been entombed. Little hope is entertained of rescuing the men alive. The death is announced of Mr Bottamley Firth, the well-known Radical politician. Desperate efforts are being made to prevent the return of General Boulanger, yet; the Government declare that he is ineligible for election unless be sets the verdict aside by returning. The Prefects have been secretly directed to prevent the victory of Boulanger's followers. General Boulanger has written to il. Tirard claiming to be tried by court martial. The construction of a railway from Pekin to Hankow has been sanctioned. The Bulgarian troops have formed an entrenched camp at Dragoman, a town on the border of Servia.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 8006, 7 September 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 8006, 7 September 1889

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