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(Pail. Pj'LKOTEIO TELEGRAPH— -CorYBIQHT.) (Prr Press Association.) (Received 10.30 a.m., November 28th.) THE EMPEROR'S SERMONS. : Beblin, Nov. 27V The Emperor has given orders to publish tho addresses delivered by him on the Imperial yacht during the cruiso along the coast of Norway. : OPERA COMPANY. London, Nov. 28. Mr ; Musgrove, of Australia, has arrauged with Sir Av Harris for a visit of hia opera oompany to Australia after the London season is over. The repertoire will include Wagner'a opera3 and Gounod's " Romeo anil Juliet." LORD DERBY. The Earl of Derby has recovered from his attack of illness. A CURIOUS EXCUSE. Lieut. Freemantle of H.M.S. Sabrina, who 5b being tried by court-martial for sinking two fishing smacks whilo engaged in big gun practice, attributed the accident to a mirage deceiving him as to the real distance of the smacks. (Reoeived 11.13 a.m.. Nov. 28t1i.) HARBOUR BOARD STOCKS. The Ly tteltbn ■ Harbour Board debentures have risen 1 per cent. THE MAYBRIOK CASE. Sir C. Russell aud Mr Smith, Q.C., have been retained to re-open the Maybrick CaBB. FATAL LANDSLIP. WASHINGTON, NOV. 27. . By a landslip fit Tacoma, California, 12 persons loot their lives. fßoooived 6 p.m., Nov 29th.) THE BRAZILIAN ARMY. Rio be Janeiro, Nov. 28. . Disbanding of tho forces in Rio Grande, has been suspended for the present, as the leaders assert that the Province has not sufficient influonca in the Ministry. SUSPENDED PAYMENT. New Yokk, Nov. 28. Messrs Field and Lindlay^ bankers, of New York, have found it necessary to suspend payment owing to the " bearing " of the corn market in Chicago. The liabilities of the bank are eet down at 1,000,000 dollars. FISHERY DISPUTE. Ottawa, Nov. 28. The Dominion Government in their ultimatum threaten to place the same duty on Newfoundland fish as on foreign unless Newfoundland agrees to abolish her irritating policy with regard to the herring fishery. THE REBELLION IN CHINA. Hong Kong, Nov. 28. . Tho Chinese rebels have captured Chaoyong aud threaten Pekin. London, Nov. 28. The China correspondent of the Standard telegraphs that the Chinese Government are powerless to resist the agitation against foreigners, and it is likely that an appaal will be made to tho Great Powers for assistance. THE MAN IPUR DISASTER. Captains Boileau and Butoher, of the Ghoorkasj have been removed from the Army, consequent on their conduct during tho Maoipur disaster. SIR THOMAS MoILWRAITH'S CHARGES. The Economist declares that the statement of Sir Thomas ■ Mcllwraith, of Queensland, accusing tho Bank of England of not being faithful to the colony, is certain to injure the financial standing of ■the colony, whose interest!) it Qomjidors

I will be furthered if Sir Thomas ia removed from tho Treaaurership. It adda that none will be found who will believe that the bank would stoop to meanness or dishonesty. (Received 6.30 p.m., Nov. 29th.) ACQUITTED. London, Nov. 28. Lieutenant Freemantle, who was courtmartialled in connection with the shooting of a fisherman off Plymouth, has been acquitted, aa it was proved that there was a mirage on tho water. THE IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. Parliament meeta on February 9th. A CESSION TO FRANCE. Constantinople, Nov. 28. Turkey has ceded to Franco Cape Scheek, off Perim. This action is said to be an off-set to the English occupation of Egypt. PBINCE GEORGE. London, Nov. 28. The doctors admit that Prince George is suffering from a severe attack of fever, and expect that it will be fully another week before the fever is diminished. He still maintains his strength. LONDON SCHOOL ■ BOARD ELECTIONS. 1 i The elections to the London School Board have resulted in &■ victory for the moderate and economical party. The Radicals are much chagrined at the results. PERSONAL. Messrs Edmund Tate.E, of 27ie World, and Me Cyrus Field, well known in connection with telegraph extension in America, are seriously ill. THE DORSET SEAT. The Hon. Mr Stuart, the Unionist candidate for Dorset, has been elected by a majority of 347 over Mr Glynn, the Home Rule candidate. ■ THE RUSSIAN FAMINE. St. Petersburg, Nov. 29. The officials are alarmed at the peasants insisting that tho responsibility of feeding them rests on the Czar, and a rising is feared. (Special to Press Association.) (Received 10.40 a.m.. Nov. 28th.) THE GERMAN NAVY. Berlin, Nov. 27. A echome is being considered for increasing the personnel of the German Navy, and eventually doubling its effective strength. - A NOTABLE INVENTION. London, Nov. 27. It is reported that Bott, inventor of the most recent type of pneumatic gun, has invented an apparatus for economising fuel, which will havo a wonderful effect on ' the industry and commerce of the world. It is claimed that his discovery will place tho coal deposits in the relation they occupy to tho world's demand, where they were twenty years ago. A CRASH AT A BULL FIGHT. Mexico, Nov. 27. By a collapse of the buildiDg during a bull light in Mexico, twelve persons were killed and nine seriously injured. NEWFOUNDLAND. Uttawa, Nov. 27. Tho Canadian Government are protesting against Lord Salisbury's action with regard to Newfoundland. DIREOT MAIL. London, Nov. 27. The New Zealand Shipping Company and Sha-v, Saville and Albion Company explain that the mail subsidy is inadequate for a service of swift regular steamers, and they would prefer to be left free. FROZEN MEAT. At a meeting of the Union Mortgage and Agency Company of Australia, Mr O. Wigram, tho chairman, said that Europe would consume unlimited quantities of Australian meat if it could be brought to the doors of the labouring classes at a cheap rate. (Reoeived 6 p.m., Nov. 29th.) THE ARCHBISHOP OF AIX. Paris, Nov. 28.: The French Cabinet object to release tho Archbishop of Aix, who waa recently fined 3000 francs for insulting M. L Fallaires, the French Minister of Worship in public. THE CHINESE OUTRAGES. The French Government claim an indemnity for the massacro of French subjects in Mongolia by Chinese, and insist upon special moasures being taken to protect priests and Christiana in that country, PREACHING TO THE ARMY. Bbrlin, Nov. 28, The Emperor's sermons, oomposed by the Ohaplain-Gensral, have been read to the army, exemplifying the duty of captains of regiments, THE RUSSIAN FAMINE. St. Petersburg, Nov. 28. Peasants are thronging the railway stations with petitions to tho Czar for bread. NAVAL MOBILISATION. Hono Kong, Nov. 28. The inaation of Russia has prevented the combined fleets mobilising in Chinese waters. CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY. Buenos Ayres, Nov. 28. Twenty of tho office™ of the Republican Army have boen arrested on a charge of conspiracy, SPEECH BY MR MORLEY. London, Nov. 28.' Mr Morloy, in addressing a meeting, declared that the dootrino of tho House of Lords was to drive the Houae of Commons to appeal to the country on every new question, whioh was monstrous, Ho likened the fußtivitios nt tho recont National Union of tho Conservative Association in Birmingham to BeJshazzer'B feast. Ho oulogisod General Booth's colonisation eohomo.

THE MIDLAND COMPANY. At a. meeting of tho New Zealand Railway Company, Mr Thomas Salt, M.P., presiding, it was announced that the taxes would not affect the company ; also that definite contracts had been entered into with the Government of the colony. The chairman eulogised the local committee, and said that the company had a great future before them. Some of the shareholders protested against the accounts, which were said to be in excess of the estimate, but an amendment, propoßinrj an adjournment to admit of enquiry, was defeated by a mnjority of one. An amendment, that the directors be not elected, was also defeated. Mr Milton was delegated to inspect the works.

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FOREIGN & COLONIAL TELEGRAMS., Timaru Herald, Volume LIII, Issue 5302, 30 November 1891

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FOREIGN & COLONIAL TELEGRAMS. Timaru Herald, Volume LIII, Issue 5302, 30 November 1891