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Sir F. D. BeZl replaces Sir C. Mills (Cape Colony)', who Wis selected as one of the Committee to act jvith Mr Goschens Departmental Committee to report on the investment of trust funds (a colonial securrtres. New Zealand mutton is quoted at 5d per
The Associated Chamber of Commerce at Hall supports a conference of the Imperial Government and colonies to solve the question of Imperial Federation, and urge the extension of the Merchandise Marks Act. In the course of a speech to-day, M. Andreux, member for th& department of the Rhone, accused the Government of spending 20,000,000 francs in bribing the Press and candidates for the Chamber. He stated that the money was obtained by blackmailing the Credit Foncier and the Panama Canal Company. Deputy-Marshal Nagle, who shot dead Mr Terry, barrister, of California, for striking Chief Justice Field at the railway station in the early part of last month, has virtually been acquitted on the charge, and released from custody.
Coaniry ftdvicea indicate that tfce harvest in South Australia will be several weeks late, but the crops are expected to give a! satisfactory yield. It is stated on good authority that the dissensions in the Queensland Cabinet, which led to the threatened resignation of Sir Thomas M'llwraith, Premier, were duo to the action of the Northern faction, led by the Hon. John Murtagh Macroosan, Secretary for Public Work 3 and Minea, who a-ere angry at the overthrow of the black labor question. The Northerners were cupported by <fte Hon. Boyd Dunlop Morahead, Colonial Secretary, and tko Hon. W. Pattison, a member of the Cabinet without portfolio. The official explanation stsiea that a difference of opinion exists only 43 to one of the items in the Estimates, "fho latter is regarded as merely the casus belli, and efforts are being mads ta effect a reconciliaA* rush has set in at Hammond Islanc 1 , where good gold has been discovered.
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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 8016, 19 September 1889
YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 8016, 19 September 1889
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