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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[By Et.ectbio Teleobaph—Copyright.] [Per Press Association.] AQUATIC MATTERS. LONDON, September 13. (Received September U, 1889, at 12,15 p.m.; A sculling race between Matteraon and Bubear has been arranged to take place over the championship course on October 14, Searle expresses bis willingness to meet Gauclaur on the Thames within a month for LI,OOO a-side, or he will row Gaudaur when he chooses on the Parramatta River for any sum from LI,OOO to L 5,000 a-side, Searle has positively declined to row in America. The editor of the ' Sportsman ’ has handed over the stakes to Searle.

Searle says he will row O'Connor a second match on the Thames within a month for LSOO or LI,OOO a-side, or will meet him next season on the Parramatta River for L 1,500 a-side.

MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL. LONDON, September 13.

(Received September 14, 1839, at 12,16 p.m.)

The tallow market is firm—beat mutton, 28s 6d; best beef, 27a. Corrugated iron, Gospel Oak brand, LlB. The weekly returns of the Bank of England, published to-day, show the total reserve in notes and bullion to be L 14,422,000, being an increase of L 2.450.000 as compared with the previous week. The proportion of reserve to liabilities is 42£ per cent. Consols, 107^-. New Zealand 4 per cent, inscribed stock 1081, aQ d active. The wheat market is at a standstill. THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION. LONDON, September 13. The British Association, which was founded in 1831 for the purpose of stimulating scientific inquiry and for promoting the intercourse of scientific men, has opened its annual congress at Newcastle-on-Tyne. Professor W. H, Flouer is president.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Evening Star, Issue 8012, 14 September 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Evening Star, Issue 8012, 14 September 1889

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