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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS.

Mr Samuel Moss (Radical) has been fleeted by a majority of 2,340 votes for the East Denbighshire seat in the House of Commons, which was rendered vacant by the death of the Right Hon. Sir George Osborne Morgan. Wheat was on Wednesday quoted 61 lower in the Mark Lane market. Lieutenant - colonel Horatio D. Davies, Alderman of Bishopsgate Ward and member of the House of Commons for Chatham, has been chosen Lord Mayor-elect of London for the ensuing year. The torpedo boat destroyers Lynx and Thrasher went ashore owing to a fog at Bodwin Point. The Thrasher's steam pipe exploded, killing four stokerf. Both vessels were subsequently floated. The Lynx proceeded to Devonport, and the thrasher, which was badly damaged, was towed to Falmouth.

The Egyptians arrested recently in connection with recent stoning of British troops at a village near Cairo have received heavy sentences.

After the reverses in the Abyssinian campaign, the Italian Government intimated their intention of ceding Kassala, an important fortified town in Abyssinia, to Egypt, but subsequently agreed to retard the cession in order to permit of the commencement of British military operations into the Soudan in the autumn. The Italian Government have now notified the Egyptian authorities of their reluctance to hold the town beyond December, and the Governor of Souakin has been despatched to Kassala to make arrangements for its ceasion. The Emperor and Empress of German? intend visiting Jerusalem. Senor Ayearraga, the new Spanish Premier, has resigned, and the Queen Regent has summoned Senor Sagasta to form a new Cabinet.

The Bryanit3S have nominated Henry George for the mayoralty of Greater New York.

In Sydney, three bank-note forgers have been sentenced to ten, seven, and five years respectively.

The Eddy Memorial Orphanage fund in New South Wale 3 has reached £2,500. The railway employes subscribed nearly half.

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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Evening Star, Issue 10434, 1 October 1897

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