Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


London, Oct. 10. Australian wheat, 67s 6d ; Australian beef tallow, 34s (id ; best Australian mutton tallow, 3Gs. Later news from Cape Town states that Sir Garnet Wolseley has formally announced the end of the war.

Oct. 12. The Duchess of Cumberland has been delivered of a daughter. The Secretary of State for the Home Department stated at a Conservative meeting at Leigh that the Afghan policy was unchanged, and that the GoveiTiment were not desirous to interfere with Afghanistan merely to ensure the domination of England. New York, Oct. 10.

A railway collision has occurred at Michigan. Twenty-five persons were killed, and forty injured.

(Argus Sperial. ) London, Oct. 11. Great excitement exists in the metal markets, and a rise has taken place. American orders and still arriving.

Great surprise is expressed here at the action of the Sydney Government in recalling Mr Forster. No reason for doing so is assigned. The Oriental Bank’s profits for the half year are equivalent to 5t per cent. An interim dividend of 4 per cent has been declared.

At the creditors’ meeting of Messrs Stevenson and Son, yesterday, the unsecured liabilities were stated at £202,903. It was resolved to accept an offer of 14s in the £, payable in two years. Bankruptcy proceedings are avoided.

(Age Special.) London, Oct. 13.

The news from Afghanistan states that Cabul has been surrendered to General Roberts. The Ameer has encamped the main body of his troops on the ridge overlooking the city. To guard against treachery, the British have postponed the formal occupation of the city until Oct. 18. One hundred and ten guns and an immense amount of war materials are amongst the results of the capture. The British loss is inconsiderable. The British have occupied the Bala Hissar in Cabul, and the citadel. The Right Hon. R. Cross, Home Secretary, in replying to Sir Vernon Harcourt recently, deprecated the necessity of a petty war, and contended that the successful fulfilment of the Berlin Treaty had regained England her prestige.

(Reuter's Telegrams.) Calcutta, Oct. 13. The enemy are dispersing from the neighborhood of Cabul. The total number of guns captured was 110. Oct. 14.

General Roberts, with Yakoob Khan, entered Cabul on October 12. The tribes are returning home. Vienna, Oct. 13.

Owing to the severe weather in Hungary, several rivers have been blocked by ice, and a number of bridges destroyed.

{Special to the Melbourne Age.) London, Oct. 14.

News from Afghanistan states that the British had a triumphant entry into Cabul on Sunday. The faithful Afghan troops saluted the British flag. The Ghilzais are blocking the passage between Cabul and Jellalabad. The Duchess of Edinburgh has been prematurely confined of a still-born infant.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

BRITISH & FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE., Volume I, 16 October 1879

Word Count


  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.