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Mr J. 0. Bigharn, Q.C., member of the House of Commons for Liverpool, succeeds the late Mr Justice Cave as Justice of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice.

The court-martial appointed to inquire into the grounding of the torpedo destroyers Thrasher and Lynx off the coast of Cornwall, when the Thrasher's steam pipe burst, killing four stokers, has severely reprimanded iho commander of the Thrasher. The commander of the Lynx was acquitted of blame. Since the publication of the West Indian Sugar Commission's report American capitalists have been making strenuous efforts to intercept the West Indian trade. The movement ia regarded with suspicion in Great Britain. Mr Sellar, a London merchant, has made a valuable present to the Corporation of 200 Dutch, Italian, and English pictures. Authority to establish a mint at Perth, West Australia, is gazetted. The Very Rsv. Charles Vaughan, Dean of Llandaff, is dead ; aged eighty-one. The Russian Government are considering a scheme for uniting the' Black and Baltic Seas by a canal. Canadian bankers protest against interference with the gold standard. Thev declare that silver is unsuitable as a basis for bjraking and commercial transactions. The British forces have occupied several posts on the north-western frontier of the Lagos hinterland, and the French forces are retreating to Boussa. It is reported that Bulgaria proposes to enter into an offensive and defensive alliance with Turkey. Great unrest prevails in the Balkan States. Lord Londonderry wrote to the Northern Union of the Conservative''Association, sitting at Newcastle, attacking the injustice of the Workmen's Compensation Bill, and complaining that Conservative principles were being subordinated to Mr Chamberlain. A number of Conservatives disapproved of that gentleman's radical Homo politics, whilo admiring his Imperialism. The Association re-elected Lord Londonderry president, and endorsed his view?. A resolution of confidence in Lord Salisbury was also carried.

In the recent conflict between a sheriffs party and a body of unarmed strikers at Coleraine, Pennsylvania, among those shot down at the sheriff's orders were a number of Hungarians. The Austrian Government are now demanding a heavy indemnity en behalf of the relatives of the victims of the shooting. .

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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Issue 10447, 18 October 1897

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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS. Issue 10447, 18 October 1897

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