It is reported that Sir Henry Duraud, the Biitish Minister, will head a mission to the Ameer, with the object of settling the disturbed relations between India and Afghanistan.
A court-martial at Sydney found Assistantpaymaster White, of the warship Lizard, guilty of embezzlement and of making false entries in his accounts, and sentenced him to eighteen months' imprisonment and 'dismissed him from the service. News has been reoeived from Mexico that an Italian, while presenting a petition to the President, Porfirio Diaz, attempted to assassinate him with a poniard, but Diaz eluded the blow and escaped without sustaining any injury.
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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Evening Star, Issue 10423, 18 September 1897
CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS. Evening Star, Issue 10423, 18 September 1897
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