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[Bt Ki,boteio , Telegraph—Oopvbiom. I [Special to Press Association.]

THE CRETAN TROUBLE. ~ ATHENS, October 14, (Received October 15,1889, at noon.)

News from Crete states that the Turkish soldiers engaged in repressing disturbances were much harassed by the constant attacks of the insurgents, and suffered several severe repulses.

PERSONAL, LONDON, October 14. Mr J. Chamberlain is on a visit to Egypt,


The accountant employed to audit Mr Burns's accounts has certified that the money has been honestly disbursed.

REORGANISING. LONDON, October 14. The various trades unions will federate nnder a renovated London Council.


Sir C. Dilke, speaking at Bradford, condemned the partition of Afghanistan. He considered that Home Rule was a trivial question compared with the interests of the colonial dependencies of Great Britain.


The Czar has gone to Meckleuburg. He took a cordial leave of the Kaiser, and the two monarohs were markedly friendly in their farewell greetings. Prince Bismarck is reported to have said that he believed politics would not in any way be affected by the meeting of the two Emperors. {Pes Press Association.] AQUATIC. LONDON, October 14. I Received October 16,1889, at 12.20 p.m.) The sculling match between Bubearand Neil Matterson was Won by the latter; MORE STRIKES. LONDON, Octobkk 14. A strike has taken place amongst the tramway men at Cardiff because the punches used cause extra labor. CHURCH AMALGAMATION. LONDON, October 14. Tie Baptist Union have carried a resolution in favor of the amalgamation of the Particular and General Baptists into one church. A STRIKE ENDED. LONDON, October 14. The demands of Bristol gasmen have been conceded, and work was resumed. STILL STRAINED RELATIONS. LONDON, October 14. Despite official reports, it seems certain that the relations between the Czar and the Emperor of Germany are not exceedingly cordial. The former was evidently offended at the coolness of the populace towards him.

Private and authentic information states that when replying to the toast of his health the Czar was barely civil. The Emperor of Germany, while proposing the toast, spoke in Russian, out of compliment to his Imperial guest, but the latter responded in French.


Mr C. A. V. Conybeare, M.P. for Camborne, who was sentenced to three months' imprisonment for aiding and abetting the Plan of Campaign, was released to-day. His constituents, to the number of ten thousand, celebrated the occasion with a great ovation.

A TABERNACLE BURNED DOWN. NEW YORK, October 14. Rev. Mr Talmage's tabernacle has been burned down.

TRYING TO "FIX" A JURY. NEW YORK. October 14. Three members of the Clan-na-Gael have been arrested for offering men from l.OOOdol to 5,000d0l each in order to get them elected on the jury in the Cronin murder case for the purpose of acquitting the accused. A FRENCH LOAN. PARIS, October 14. It is rumored that a large French loan is about to be issued for the purpose of consolidating the floating debt. WHAT RUSSIA WANTS. MOSCOW, October 14,

The ' Viedomosti,' in an article discussing the European situation, says that Russia intended to occupy Varna and Bourgaa three years ago, and suggests that it Bhould do so now.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 8038, 15 October 1889

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Issue 8038, 15 October 1889

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