Home and Foreign.
New Zealand hemp is quoted at L3O 15s to LSI.
One hundred thousand Durham miners have intimated their intention of demanding an increase of 15 per cent, in wages, and that a week’s work should consist of five days of seven hours each.
The marriage of Princess Sophie, third sister of the Emperor of Germany, to Constantine, to eldest son of the King of Greece, was celebrated at Athens on the 27th inst. Immense enthusiasm was exhibited by the populace towards the royal visitors, especially to the Prince and Princess of Wales.
It is reported that the German Colonisation Company at Pondoland, a native territory of South Africa, and the only independent part remaining of what was formerly known as the Kaffraria, has broken up, and their goods and implements have been sold at a great sacrifice.
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Home and Foreign., Evening Star, Issue 8050, 29 October 1889
Home and Foreign. Evening Star, Issue 8050, 29 October 1889
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