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BRITISH & FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.

(Reuter's Telegrams. ) London, September 29.

The Prince of Wales is at Copenhagen. A boat race on the Thames, between Higgins and Boyd, was won by Boyd easily. There is an agitation amongst the farmers in Ireland for a reduction of rents. Mr. Parnell is advocating non-payment in case the landlords refuse.

Adelaide wheat, per 496H)5, ex warehouse, 55s ; Adelaide flour, per 280!bs, ex warehouse, 40s. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,580,000 quarters, Best Australian tallow—beef, 32s 6d ; mutton, 35s sd. Oct. 1.

The revenue returns for the September quarter amount to £22,000,000, showing a decrease of £IOO,OOO compared with last year. Bombay, Oct.

On Sept. 17 the Khyber column commenced the advance on Dakha, which they re-occupied unopposed. Cholera is prevalent among the troops at Kyber Pass. General Roberts was attacked by Ghilzais and Mongols on the road to Kushi. „

St. Petersburg, Oct. 1.

The Russian Government deny the defeat, and claim to have routed the Turkomans with the loss of several thousands, the number of Russians killed and wounded being only 435. Constantinople, Sept. 29.

The Turkish Government have stopped the return of refugees from Roumelia, in consequence of conflicts. Paris, Sept. 29. The birthday of the Count do Chambord was celebrated by universal festivities and numerous banquets, at which addresses .were read of devotion to the King and pre’dicting the speedy overthrow of the Republic. (Argus Sferial. ) London, Sept. 29. The “Standard’s” Berlin telegrams state that the Russian Commander has been ordered to relinquish the advance on Merv and take a direct route to Herat.

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BRITISH & FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 4, 4 October 1879

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BRITISH & FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 4, 4 October 1879

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