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YESTERDAY'S CABLES.

Home and Foreign.

Mr Charles Bradlaugh has suffered a relapie, and his condition is causing great aaiiety to his friends. The English municipal elections have resulted unfavorably for the Liberal party. Mes3rs Austen and Chamberlain were defeated for Birmingham. The Hon. Ivo Bligh states that Kent County will not agree to the list of matches arranged for the Australian team. It has been decided to keep tho Paris Exhibition open informally until all the tickets are exhausted. The Turkish Government have forbidden the entrance of Russian pi'grims into Armenia. The Sikbs have advised the British authorities that Dhuleep Sirgb, who in February last issued a proclamation to Indian subjects promising that if provided with four million sterling he would free India, has become reconciled to English authority. After next week freights to the colonies will be raked 5a per ton. The dock charges have advanced on an average from 8 to 10 psr cent, all round. The present stock of frozen mutton is 23,000 carcasses, At the Cronin murder trial at Chicago, Gilletts, a Winnipeg convict, gave evidence to the effect that Burke had confessed to him that he, Coughlin, Cooney, and O'Sullivan decoyed Dr Cronin into a cottage and clubbed him the moment he entered. The body, he said, was thrown into Lake Michigan, and afterwards taken out and concealed ?i the street sewer. An ex-convict, who was examined, swore that two years ago Detective Loughlfn tried to hire him to kill Dr Cronin. Tne trial is not yet concluded.

During a heavy gile at Glasgow afivestorey factory in the city collapsed, and in its fall crushed an adjoining carpet-weaving shed, where 150 young girls were working. Forty of the girls were killed outright, and eighteen were injured, while many are stiU t) be accounted for. Numerous wonderful escapes are reported.

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES., Evening Star, Issue 8055, 4 November 1889

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YESTERDAY'S CABLES. Evening Star, Issue 8055, 4 November 1889

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