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YESTERDAY'S CABLES

Umm sad Foreign.

Tallow : Best mutton, 5:83 to 28s gd ; best beef, 27s to 27s Gd. In kauri gum there is little business doing, and the market is flat.

The shipping companies intend shortly to increase freight to the colonies in order to recoup the losses incurred by the recent strike. New Zealand mutton is selling at 5d per lb : beef—forequarters, 3Jd ; hindquarters, 4.jd. It is announced that the Archbishop of Canterbury will on November 1 consecrate the #ev. W. Saumarez Smith, principal of St. Aii.&n'p College (theological), Birkenhead, as Primate cf Australia. Eight hundred men a#e now working at the Albert Docks, and no further trouble has arisen, With the balance (LS.000) of the strike fund it 13 proposed to repay the advances made by the Trade Union, the remainder to be devoted U, the establishment of a new union in London. The jurors havo awarded Australianwine importers five silver medals for exhibits at the Paris Exhibition.

Australian.

Michael Walsh, the kjvo. who pointed a pistol at Mr Dillon, has been the recipient of a letter, illegibly signed, stating : "I am sorry to say you are acting a second Pigott for the 'Age' and its bigoted readers. Mind you doa'f meet Pigott's fate. Yours is a put-up job." The New South Wales Parliament will probably prorogue next week. Thera Is a panic on the Adelaide Exchange owing to the discovery that a large quantity of forged scrip, principally of Broken Hill mines, is in circulation.

A minister preached a very long sermon, and, suddenly halting, said: " What shall I say more?" "Say anjen," shouted an auditor. The man who makes a hat is a hatter, yet the maker of crates is not a orater. It may be inferred from this that there J3 no language like the English. L Georgia farmer prevents his cows from jumping fences by cutting off their lower eyelashec, .which makes a fence seem three times as high as |t is. Mdlle. Lefere, aged 10, won the prize tor the champion washerwoman af Switzerland and France, which was competed f-or at Lake Geneva. Age is venerable in man, and would be is if ever she became old.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES, Issue 8018, 21 September 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES Issue 8018, 21 September 1889

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