Home and Foreign.
The Argentine Republic is issuing an eight million loan at 4A per cent. The Manchester Bhip canal has been much damaged by a gale. The ' Novoe Vremya' says that the Czar has renounced a policy of unrequited friendship with Germany, and that his present visit to Berlin will not affect his attitude.
Umbandini, King of Swaziland, who was an ally of England in the Transvaal war, is reported to be dead. Wool is firm. For bright cross-breds there is spirited competition. The scholars of a dozen board and other schools in London are following the example of the Scotch boys, and have gone out on "strike," and display banners inscribed "Shorter hours, no home lessons, more holidays." The iron market at Glasgow is greatly excited. Prices rose Is 3d (sic) per ton in a quarter of an hour, but things afterwards became calmer.
The Czar, accompanied by his second son, Grand Duke George, was at Kiel yesterday, where the German admirals were banqueted on board the Imperial yacht.
Postmaster-Goneral O'Connor is likely to represent the New South Wales Ministry at the opening of the Dunedin Exhibition. The British India Company's steamer Laroba, with 300 immigrants aboard, struck on a rock near Mackay. As she was making water rapidly the captain headed her for the shore, and beached the vessel safely. She will probably be floated off without difficulty.
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YESTERDAY'S CABLES, Evening Star, Issue 8036, 12 October 1889
YESTERDAY'S CABLES Evening Star, Issue 8036, 12 October 1889
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