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LATEST FROM EUROPE(Renter's Telegrams.) London, Oct. 18. At a Conservative meeting at Manchester, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs justified the policy of the Government in reference to the Afghanistan war, and stated that the principle was the defeat of Afghan, not dominion. Calcutta, Oct. 18. An impressive entry was made into Cabul by the British forces. General Roberts issued a proclamation stating that the city should bo spared, but heavy fines would be imposed upon the inhabitants. A general disarmament of the city and suburbs would take place, and prompt measures would be taken for the capture of the mutineers.

Pet. ID. The Ameer Yakoob Khan to abdicate.

General Roberts has made provisional arrangements for the administration of Government.

The Kuram tribes are in a great state of commotion.

Constantinople, Oct. 18.

The Passes of the Balkans are at present unoccupied by the Turks, because no formidable feature of Russian aggression is expected there. The occupation of Novi Bazar was included in the definition of Russian aggression on Turkish territory in that direction. If the rumors of an alliance beteen Germany and Austria are true, the news will be hailed with joy by all valuers of peace. London, October 27.

Australian wheat, 60s Gd per quarter. Arrived —Duke of Sutherland, from Sydney, July 5. Waimate, from Lyttelton,M uly 19th.

New York, Oct. 16. The “ Agricultural Bureau’s ” monthly report states that the average of the crop in the cotton States is 19 per cent short.

Calcutta, Oct. 18. Martial law has been proclaimed at Cabal.

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LATEST, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 11, 21 October 1879

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