Vienna society is delighted at the spirit shown by Count Eadeni in fighting the duel. It is believed that the Emperor sanctioned his meeting Herr Wolf, and refused to accept his resignation as Premier. Count Badeni’s wound is not dangerous. A new German ironelad, the Fuerst Bismarck, has been launched at Kiel, Admiral Terpilz, commander of tho division of cruisers, declared that the name and sight of the vessel would make the hearts of Germans across the seas beat higher. The Alameda, which sailed from Sydney yesterday, takes £400,000 shipped by the various banks. A man named White has been found dead near Deepwater (N.S.W.). Several slugs and pieces of rock were embedded in his body, and it is supposed that a bullet from his own rifle struck a rock and that splinters rebounded, killing him. Router’s Cairo correspondent states that the Khalifa has massed 35,000 troops at Omdurman, and is constructing entrenchments. It is not likely that the Egyptian troops will advance against Omdurman until they have been augmented by British forces.
Owing to the ravages of rinderpest, cattle are so scarce at Salisbury, the capital of Mashonaland, that salted or pest-proof oxen fetch £53 each.
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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Evening Star, Issue 10431, 28 September 1897
CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS. Evening Star, Issue 10431, 28 September 1897
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