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YESTERDAY'S CABLES.

Home and Foreign.

The meeting of the Tenants’ Defence League created but little interest in Dublin. Mr Parnell did not attend, and no special programme was drawn up. In the breach of promise case against Viscount Dangan, Miss Phyllis Broughton, the actress, accepted L 2,500 and costa in settlement of her claim. Six of the prisoners charged with being concerned in the murder of Inspector Martin atGwcedore have pleaded guilty to manslaughter, while ten others pleaded guilty to charges of misdemeanor, and Father M'Padden pleaded guilty to obstructing the police. At Glasgow and Middlesburgh sales of pig iron touched as high as 60s, but closed at 59s 3d, Tho steel market shows signs of advancing. Mias Myra Kemble will play the heroine’s part in a new' play by Mr Robert Buchanan, to bo produced at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London. Mr Davitt’s address before * The Times ’- Parnell Commission is not yet concluded. A Russian loan of 80,000,000 roubles has been issued.

The American warship Mohican, stationed at Honolulu, has been ordered to Samoa. Reports from Dakota state that the harvest has failed, and 20,000 persons are threatened with famine. Australian* Replying to a deputation from the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce, Premier Gillies said that he would communicate with other colonies and the Imperial Government urging that they should conjointly share the cost of erecting a lighthouse on the Snares. The Irish delegates are passengers by tho Zealandia for Auckland.

In the Supreme Court at Sydney the charge of manslaughter preferred against Captain Lessing, of the steamer Centennial, in connection with the death of the cook of the vessel through her sinking, was heard, when tho jury brought in a verdict of acquittal. ____________

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 8052, 31 October 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 8052, 31 October 1889

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