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TELEGRAPHIC

HOME AND FOREIGN,

(Per Pbhss Assooiatiok.—Copybwht.}

CAPE TOWN, November 5. Sir Alfred Milner (Governor of the.Cape Colony) opened the railway to-Buluwayo, In Matabeleland. There* was .a\ great assemblage from all parts of the cc-lony to_ witness the ceremony. Mr Chamberlain sent a message of congratulation to the settlers on the completion of the work.

PRETORIA, November 5. The Volksraad, by a majority of one, referred the question of. the. proposed reduction of the dynamite duties to the legal advisers of the Government.

WASHINGTON, November 5. . Router's correspondent states that Sir Julian Pauncefote, the British Ambassador here, is conferring with Mr Sherman, Secretary of State, with a view to reopening the negotiations for an Arbitration Treaty between the two countries. ATHENS, November 5. A suggestion by a St. Petersburg newspaper ('Novoe Vremya : ) that the Duke of Sparta should be made Prince* of Crete has created a great sensation here.

INTERPROVINCIAL.

[Per United Pbkss Association;]

WELLINGTON, November 6. Sergeant Villers, who was stabbed at Wanganui while on duty, and has sines "been in hoapital for weeks, has left the institution, being granted a fortnight's leave of absence. .'_ .

An inquiry will be held at Auckland next week into a charge preferred against Inspector Emerson, of Hawke's Bay. The charge dates two years back. Mr Kenny, S.M., acts as Commissioner.

The last policeman engaged inquiring into the Satherley case has now returned to Wellington; Nothing fresh has been discovered, and it is now considered doubtful whether the real truth will ever ba known.

The dairy people aro up in arms against the_ exclusion of their produce from the lonic, which leaves to-day. A number of them held a meeting at the Carterton show, and passed a resolution drawing attention to their treatment, and asking the Government to assist the dairy companies in future shipments.

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TELEGRAPHIC, Evening Star, Issue 10464, 6 November 1897

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TELEGRAPHIC Evening Star, Issue 10464, 6 November 1897

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