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[Par Press Association.—Oopytuqht.} LONDON, November 2. In the municipal elections just com-; pleted the Liberals gained 68 and the Conservatives 31 seats. In .-the course.of his speech at Manchester Lord Rosebery said that-Mr .Chamberlain's proposed Imperial . Zollverein would make the Empire odiems to working men, and that the Imperial-colonial trade preference would excite the hostility of the whole world. ■■■■:■-■ The interment of the remains of the late-Lord Rosmead took place- at Brompton Cemetery yesterday. Wreaths were placed". on. the . coffin on behalf of: the Governments of New Zealand aud. Cape Colony. Amongst the large and distinguished - gathering who attended were several ex-Governors and officials of. South Africa and the colonies, representatives of the Colonial Office, the Agents-General of Victoria and Queensland. The deaths are announced of Lieu-tenant-colonel Chard, V.C., one of the heroes of Rorke's Drift, in the Zulu campaign, in 1878, aged fifty year 3 ; also Sir Rutherford Alcock, the distinguished physician and diplomatist; aged eightyeight years. The business of Patterson, Laiug, and Co., warehousemen, of Melbourne, has been purchased by Mr J. M. Bruce, of Melbourne, as from July 31. He is forming the business into a limited liability company, with a capital of £325,000 iu shares, £75,000 to be issued in debentures. Mr Bruce will be chairman and managing director of the new company. I PARIS, November 2. The ' Journal des Debats' expresses the opinion that an Anglo-French Niger Commission will prove resultful ef federation. PRETORIA, November 2. President Kvuger's five years r term as President of the Transvaal Republic expires in April, 1898, and, in spite of a recent announcement that he is suffering from Bright's disease and could hardly live more than eighteen months, he intends to seek re-election. In conseepience of the attitude.assumed by the President with reference to the report of the Industrial Commission his election will be opposed, his rival being Mr S. W. Burger, one of the unofficial members of the Executive Council.

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HOME AND FOREIGN., Issue 10461, 3 November 1897

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HOME AND FOREIGN. Issue 10461, 3 November 1897

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