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HOME AND FOREIGN.

[By Electric Telegraph, Copyright.] [Per Press Association. 1

THE MARKETS,

LONDON, September 25. (Received September 20, 1889, at 12.30 p.m.)

The total quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is 1,556,000 quarters, and for the Continent 304,000 quarters. The American visible supply of wheat is 17,525,000 bushels. The wool arrivals to date number 207,000 bales, of which 49,400 have been sent to the Continent. The number of bales available for the series is 228,200.

New Zealand frozen mutton is quoted at s£d per lb.

CAPTURED BY MOOES. MADRID, September 25.

The Spanish corvette Navarra is seeking to enforce the release of the crew of a Spanish coasting vessel who were captured by Tripolian Moors. The Sultan and envoys accompany the vessel, and will co-operate with her officers in obtaining what they demand.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA, LONDON, September 25,

‘ The Times,’ in commenting on the speeches of Sir Henry Parkes and Mr Dibbs in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly on the question of constitutional government being granted to Western Australia, says it is only a reasonable claim that the unoccupied territory of Western Australia should he administered in the true spirit of the maxim of “Australia for the Australians,” The absurdities and extravagances of Protection shown by Victoria, ‘The Times’ thinks, impose a preposterous barrier to colonial freetrade.

A PEACEFUL PROSPECT. LONDON, September 25.

The English and Continental Press, in reviewing the result of the French elections, agree that they point in the direction of the peace of Europe being maintained.

THE IRISH QUESTION. LONDON, September 25,

In the course of a speech to-day, Mr Gladstone said that the coercive measures adopted by the Government in dealing with the administration of Irish affairs have only induced the Irish to continue their agitation for Home Rule and more closely conserve their interests.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Evening Star, Issue 8022, 26 September 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Evening Star, Issue 8022, 26 September 1889

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