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YESTERDAY'S CABLES

Homs? »nd Foreign. It is announced that Sir Charles Cameron Lees, Governor of Barbadoes, has been appointed Governor of Mauritius. Mr Walter J. Sendall, C.M.G., Governor-in-Chief of the Windward Islands, goes to Barbadoes, and Sir Walter Hely Hutchinson, Lieutenant-Governor and Chief Secretary to the Governor of Malta, has been appointed Governor of the vVindward Islands. Mr Alcock states that there will be no difficulty in arranging matches for the next Australian cricketing team, as the leading counties are anxious to play. A syndicate is being formed to work Taranaki petroleum (nh‘J. The South Sea Plantation Company, Samoa, will shortly issue a loan of two and a-half million francs. Bishop Barry, speaking at Cardiff, advocated home reunion of the churches. It is reported that H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, after attending the marriage of Princess Sophie of Prussia to Prince Constantine, at Athens, will visit Egypt. It is rumored on the Bourse that a credit of three million marks will shortly be required to produce bronze guns to be used in connection with the smokeless powder recently introduced. In the course of a speech at a banquet at Vienna to-day Herr Tisza declared that so far as he could foresee the peace of Europe was assured. The ‘ Fremdenblatt.’ one of the leading political papers in Vienna, in an article dealing with Bulgarian affairs, urges the Porte to recognise Prince Ferdinand’s right to the throne, and declares that the concurrence of the Great Powers will be received. Owing to their success in Washington Territory and North and South Dakota, the Republicans have secured a majority of six in Congress and seven in the Senate. The Democrats carried the day in Montana Territory. At the wool sales to-day bidding was more spirited. Merino tops were Ad dearer. Greasy cross-breds were easier. Burns has cabled to Melbourne to the effect that not a single penny of the money subscribed in the colonies in aid of the London dockmen has been used otherwise than for the purpose intended.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES, Issue 8029, 4 October 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES Issue 8029, 4 October 1889

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