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ADDITIONAL NEWS.

Commander Cheyne, of Arctic fame, will visit the United States on a lecturing tour. The Cotton Spinning Association of England is trying to have speculation in future absolutely prohibited. Sir Garnet Wolseley expresses a hope that the Channel Tunnel will never be constructed., He considers it likely to be a lasting source of danger to England. Mr James Ashbury, ex-M.P., and celebrated yachtsman, accompanied Mr James Gordon Bennett to the Yorktown celebration. Alderman John Whittaker Ellis has been elected Lord Mayor of London. The Scottish Chamber of Agriculture have drafted a land bill for Scotland to be presented in Parliament. The Times says it. is one of the most feasible yet submitted, and it makes the, strictest provisions relative to compensation for improvements. Captain Boycott was in Westport protected by the -police, He was followed, and afterwards burned in effigy. Father Conway, of Clanburn, has been sentenced to three months' imprisonment, with hard labour, at the suit of Lord Ardengour, for assaulting the bailiff. He will appeal. The Liverpool Corner, in cotton netted from a quarter to half a million pounds. The Land Leaguers Messrs Dillon, Eagan, Thos. P. Connor, and James Redpath have arrived at New York. It is proposed that a duplicate of Mr Bruce Jones' statue of Mr Gladstone, now ready^ for casting, be made and presented to the United States, to be erected in Washington, to commemorate the kindly sympathy expressed from highest to lowest with the United States in their national sorrow. An Irish farmer named Leath, living near Rathbone, on Lord Kennary's property, was killed by a band of armed men on October sth, for paying his rent. The same day a man carting " boycotted" oats in the parish of Door, County Tipperary, was mortally wounded. Mr Bingnam, a landlord, was fired at while riding near Ennis, by a man disguised in woman's clothing. A girl with him m the car was wounded. King Alfonso has been invested with the Order of the Garter in Madrid. He has received marks of sympathy from Queen Victoria, but none more agreeable than this high distinction. The daughter of President Grevy will be married to Wilson, under-secretary of Finance. Sixteen persons, chiefly workmen, have been put on trial at Leipzig for disseminating revolutionary writings. The ex-Empress Eugenic made her will on her recent visit to Paris, leaving all her fortune to Prince Victor, and declaring him the head of the Bonaparte party. A clause in the, document says the young prince is to devote all his mind to the service of the cause of the Empire. It is likely the racers Foxhall and Iroquois will meet soon on Chicago Driving Park. Thirty thousand dollars are offered to their owners as an inducement. The estate of James Gordon Bennett is to be brought to the hammer, as the result of a friendly suit between himself and his sister Jeannette, now Mrs Bell, with a view to a partition. Proceedings have been begun against the Star Route ring. President Arthur promises to "expedite" the prosecution. One of the Capetown (California) train wreckers has turned States' evidence, and his accomplices are now in gaol. The Grand Jury, district of Columbia, found an indictment against Guiteau, the assassin of the late President Garfield. It is drawn with great minuteness and embraces 11 counts. There is a boom in confederated bonds all over the Southern States. A boy-preacher has commenced revival services in San Francisco. His appeals to sinners are accompanied by the wildest pantomimic action. The Marquis of Lome and a large party have just concluded a circuitous journey, undertaken to gain personal knowledge of the character, resources, and prospects of the Canadian frontier possessions. General Fremont has resigned the Governorship of Arizona. The British barque Edith Loone, from Hobart to Portland, Oregon, went ashore on Clatsop Spit, outside Columbia River bbatr t It is feared she will prove a total wreck, ,

President Arthur is called tho silent President. A dispatch says he is so reserved that the silent days of Grant were garrulous compared with these. A statement has been made that the death of Lord Airlie in the Western States was preceded by the ghostly beating of a drum at his mansion in Scotland, the usual sign, according to report, of the speedy death of a member of the family. Lady Airlie heard the sound, and was much prostrated in consequence. Through the action of the local Land League, Captain Hurteps, master of the Kilkenny hounds, Ireland, discharged his servants and left for England. This entails a loss on" the town of 500,000 dollars. Lord Waterford also intends to close up his establishment. Lord Ross' tenants are in revolt, not one of 500 or more on hia property appearing on tha 9th to pay rent. A number of farmhouses he has on his lands have been burned. The Secretary of the Oldham Cotton Spinners Association has written to the United States Consul at Manchester, declaring that 1000 tons of sand are paid for as cotton every season in consequence of fraudulent packing. The secretary suggests that the names of the planter and packer be placed inside each bale of cotton. In view of Mr Gladstone's appeal for supSort from.loyal Irishmen, the Land League of bunty Meath resolved not to permit hunting this season. It will be remembered 'the Em« press of Austria had intended to hunt in thia county this winter, - In announcing Mr Parnell's arrest duringnhe banquet at Guild Hall, London, Mr Gladstone said : "I have been informed that the first step has been taken toward vindication 'of law ana order, the rights of property, and the first elements of civilisation by the arrest of the man who, entirely from motives which I do not challenge or examine, has made himself prominent in an attempt to destroy the authority of the law. We are not at issue with the people of Ireland. I firmly believe the majority of the tenants earnestly desire a trial of the Land Act. The power with which we are struggling is that which endeavours to say how far people shall obey the law. We have no fear of tho people of Ireland, but we do fear lest many more shall become demoralised or intimidated." The new Assistant Lord Commissioners for Ireland are— Prof essor Baldwin, superintendent of the Government Model Farm ; Lieutenantcolonel Barley, agent for Lord Carrisford in Wicklow ; Mr Garland, a well-known authority on|land in North Connaught, son of a merchant, and a practical fanner ; Mr O'Keara, assistant professor of chemistry in Inerns College, Cork j Mr O'Shaunnessy.a well-known Galway farmer; Mr Price, formerly a member of the Duke or Richmond's Agricultural Commission; and Mr Ross, a Presbyterian farmer and trader. Messrs Bagley, Houghtons ? and Ross are Protestants, and the rest Catholics. All are Liberals except Bagley. The Freeman's Journal and Irish Times favour the appointments. An unsuccessful attempt was made in' the southern districts of London to imitate the American crusade against liquor-selling by prayer meetings held opposite public-houses. The Chamber of Commerce, Yokohama, telegraphs to London that the silk business in Japan is suspended, owing to the new and oppressive conditions on its sale imposed by the Japanese Guild, which foreigners resist. Edwin Booth, the actor, and his wife have separated through trouble arising, from certain family business. The latest news from the Arctic regions, where the Rosina is searching for the Jeannette, gives no tidings of that vessel. , v , Reports from the whaling fleet advise a catch of 130 whales and 70,0001b of bone. The catch is expected to equal that of 1880. . Guiteau, the assassin, was arraigned on the 14th, and pleaded " Npt guilty " to the charge of murdering James .A. G&rfield. He seemed broken down in health and uncaredrfor in person, being shabbily dressed. The line o£ defence will be— (l) hereditary insanity^ and (2) malpractice on the part of the physicians , in attendance on the murdered man. The trial is fixed for the 7th November. While Guitean was in court a man named Berthew,- evidently intoxicated, sought to borrow a pistol to shoot him. Some attention is elicited in financial and commercial circles by the treasure drift from Australia and New Zealand hither. It is said that the steamship Australia, which arrived from Sydney on the 3rd inst. v brought the largest amount of specie ever received from the Colonies. It was consigned as follows :— Anglo-Californian Bank, 417,602 dollars ; Bank of British Columbia, 24,332 dollars; Comptoir D'Escomptes de Paris, 484,200 dollars ;— total, 926,134 dollars. Since President Garfield's death the Secretary of State, Mr Blame, has with renewed vigour set himself to work for the Republican nomination for the Presidency in 1884. He had abandoned all ambition in the matter till the events of the last two or three months led him to see his way open again. Franklyn James, formerly Governor of South Carolina, is in gaol in New York on a charge of swindling. KingKalakaua invested inKentuckyin blood horses. He purposes introducing them into the Hawaiian Islands. The German ship Hugo waß burned in the South Pacific. Her long-boat, with the captain, carpenter, and seven men, arrived at Chili, having made 800 miles hi eight dayß. The Hugo was of 1272 tons burthen, bound from Newcastle to San Francisco. Hanlan will row Ross for lOOOdol a side in November. It is rumoured Lord Lome will return to England after Parliament closes and be called to the House of Lords. Mrs Garfield requested Dr Boynton to withhold the statement he has prepared relative to autopsy and the general treatment of the President, as she is satisfied the President's woundf were mortal, and does not desire to have thf controversy further prolonged. Guiteau, the assassin, has been victimised b' a stenographer, to whom he gave notes of hi life, to be published in pamphlet form, tb proceeds to defray the expense of his defenc. Instead of doing this the stenographer sold tb notes to the New York Herald and pocketd the money received. Edward Thompson was arrested for nutfi stealing at Bernado. His cousin proves to ba son of the late Admiral Thompson, X.C.8,. ait grandson of the admiral who led apart oi tb fleet under Nelson at Trafalgar. He is said * have lived a tramp's life for several years. It is proposed to establish a National Gai field Memorial Hospital in the city of Waft ington. The whole country and all foreig nations will be invited to contribute to to fund. The work of the Panama Canal is advanciij rapidly. 1200 men are'jat present employed i excavating. 2,100,900d01s have been ahead expended. The facts in regard to the infernal machini found on board British steamers recent? have been ferreted out by the Secret Servb agents, United States, and are now maa public. The scheme is a clever plot, ad showed that an Irishman named Foyle,» saloon-keeper in Philadelphia. to|make.a lite money caused to be manufactured, infers! maobinea by Patrick Grow, of Boris, and. th

■ filmed thenVovbr to O'Donovari Rossa. When, fWHmnwaa> ripe, Foyle began negotiations .. New Yof and received IDO.OOOdolsfor information leading to, the discovery made in the docks at Liverpool. He has fled from the United States, and no one knows, his whereabout*. Crowe and • Rossa- have. -been ostracised, from the Irish ' nationalists. ' _; .''.*• ,1 "' „ m '.' ■ I The Southern Pacific as .well a.s ,the Topica and 1 Santa Fe railroads* are. bo troubled by ■ • waterspouts', caused by, cloudbursts and heayy . 'jains, that working the aroads has become an , Expensive and difficult foatterf ' _■ < Great frauds have conic .to light m the - WaflhingtoniPension-office. Hundreds of pdr- - .-gonsnot entitled to- them have been receiving » pensions',- and those and other speculations will, •>"vt is said, 1 reach millions. „ ''.' '■ ', " "The 1 steamer Ach'ariai ran 1 down a small ' vessel unknpwnih'thedark.land all -on boafd ' ' 'were drowned notwithstanding the exertionsto 1 isaVe them.' ' The'steamer is 'of the Anchor ' Lin>,'pTyi)ig: -between Glasgow and Ne\v \yorkV" l>! ■" << ■■ - '•< ' < , ' ' - The Apache trouble m Arizona promises ;to ' >7 blow'oVer.' Many hostile Indians have sUr- ' tendered, and war is not now anticipated. ' ! ' " Asubscriptienfor a Garfield monumentsm ' 'the; 'Golden Gate Parky San 'Francisco^ is:m 11 ■^Susfireha'soccurred'in New York. ?y •• u defitruction " of 'large' stables- 200 horte, ' ' Vere consumed,' and at astorage warehouse, a ■million dollars worth of valuable articles, ' taniong which was' a 'picture owned by W. H. . "yandefbUt,:kluedat'so,()oodoUar3. .; ' - ' [ 'GeneraTHancockV defeated m 1880, is saidito ' h& Ut laying abipe "• for'tHe Democratic nomination for President in' lßß4.' * '"" •■ ' . A . Miss Jennie. M'Graw Fiske ; the richest 1 'wonian'in the United, States, is dead, bhe •448."6a8aa- BurdetfcCoiitts in ■ America, ahd ; fa^ifinortedCtb-hai* been worth 12,000,0p0 ; "'A^chibaW Forbes;^ntish war- Correspon- • ;adht, 'arrived 'in New 1 York on October 13^h, - ' from ' Europe, md Wft'lor the West imme-, dfately,' «• "• ' ' '' '" '' I " -At 'HannMell, J Kansas, 'three cow-boys raided the town, and a promiscuous_snootiiig 1 ' occurred, during which a man named wbs -killed and two cowboys shot. All- three : -were subsequently caught and put in' gaol, i • ' " '• The Czar takea 'comprehensive measures for i;h'e' protection of his -favourite residence in 1 Petersburg. 'A subterranean passage has been •" Constructed all Wund the Aninokkoff Palace, f) \^hicK can be patrdlled by sentinels, and |if ' ' neceßßary^mediatelyfiUed with water. ' Tfce. '.' ;Czar is negotiating, f6r/ tlie, purchase of the. -' , varioiis housea surr'ouriding 'the palace. ■ i '"!j" !j Eight 'students' of : the Military Academy,, -''Moscow, and'twoat'St/Petefsburg have been } ''arresteda^ Nihilists." ':'.',',. ' / A '" ' THe Nbw York, Herald's Special dispatches « "'Bay the, 'coming mfeeting pi'th'e Emperors pi. • LAustria and Russia has' in view the dissolution; " c , European Turkey into its natural elements,. ; S&tHeir ahsorptiqn'by the great Empires <• itUkb'Us nearest to iti :"" '■ . ' ;' ,",, T 'j, " ■ ThrtPallMallGaze'tte Bketches.thedraftLa^d '•'■BUKior' England; which has -pnally, been coh- :' S^dW a-Vfcial coinniitteey^the Fai-mefe' " SS T^' bilLaiins 1 at establishing ooi-. " S6,&df7 for 1 ■the. capital 1 6f fanners add. i , &imunity fnojn ' capricious,' eviction^ and givfes •-^■ttKigh't^'atehantto sell his imrawebaxfts, •' ' JnarMt, with 'a provision that the ]anßj;ir^ffflS«a^cc'ept the tenant for seven' years £t . 'iv ;; K|BaßireJit.aß.tli K |BaßireJit.aB.tlie > outgoing' tenant. ■It pro- ' -a courts" in eVery distnct for ttye 1 MiL'.vtati question's concerning retat and' all , settle^ i* tMnks the, 1 bill suggeV, disputes. ,y. fc..^ £ iaft i 8i 8 siij?ported by a , ' fcive.and. TiKg'fa^e&andWvikbrUslyusddl .-majprieyoi,, thediy as a means .g^^t vote " urgency "■ for Ax wh^Pariiajn *% far off. .jEnghsblandb. ltt^ gives tlfe 5 ri^..°Wnia teili Bdbb J o f the-vvrecked 1 BfetemenHSat.Lpa. • tnj^ -WeUington, .-Nefrr. [.baraueivliernglenj '22nd; madei-Hancodk, iWj;. 011 A u^gi '^day.'Octobev 16th,- «*l b light ,4 ,2 a.m. on gm ba^ > afc 4 • c .amyed.off Columbia, .R t i i h&{ on ,j-ii m0 6> was puzzled, with the h& „ t p oil^.^d amßj ar [d, „??<& Mi^angeq {*$&**. «c he expected to I ...aaid found red flights wh.^ Te took. -the' be*- , find a red-and-white flash. L. • & ht he 3 . ings of thejights at 4 a.m., and H £ wore ■ „'qijter ,far. enough to windward, >ving - that ji c ship tq;stand pflE /or daylight, belie &^ d was.inageod position making '{picking up a pi^,ot there, for the ship, - tneJ bl r -off to keep her in .that -position to keep ™f "* l /.he&nnd'the ship striking, f wij;h a, yhry, .**, $* -tide;' of Which he, was .not, aware,.settmg n jg ' -right- in. He set all canyas to lay her over -a . "ffi- her oyer the ground, but found that th^ strong/tide and the set'of.the sea were still 'driving her, pver jthe grpund fgainst tbesails. A* 9"a m. oh Tuesday the vessel shifted her ballast, Ma&jfod.over, and^ the- crew had .to abandon her, ;.£SV noining.; ;The vessel -was owned by . .Perott and, Co., offfunderland. , , [

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ADDITIONAL NEWS., Otago Witness, Issue 1567, 19 November 1881

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