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BRITISH & FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.

(Reuter’s) London, Nov. 11. The 5 per cent New Zealand 10-40 Loan, 101 J. There have been large withdrawls of gold for North America, amounting to £710,000. _ Admiral Hornby's squadron has been ordered to Vourla.

London, Nov. 13. The total reserve of notes and bullion in the Bankof England is £l6, 125,000. Brandy, 10s 6d

London, Nov. 15. TKe “ Tiroes ”. denies that Admiral Horby’s fleet is Ordered eastwards. The Duke of Atgyle, at a Liberal meeting at Leeds, declared that Ei)ssia would never be allowed to acquire any portion of Afghanistan. Any attack on India would end ip disaster, unless aided by tribes on the boundary. St. Petebsbubg, Nov. 13. The semi-official “ Agence Rusae ” contradicts the statement that negotiations have been entered into ‘between the British andEussian. Governments regarding Central Asia.

Calcutta, Nov. 15.

General Roberts bas granted an amnesty tothemisguided men fighting since the massacre of of Colonel Cavagnari and Staff, pn condition that they surrender up their arms.'

(Age Special.) London, Nov. 12.

The Continental Press' generally expresses gratification - at. the pacific tone of the English'Pteinier’s speech. ■ gervia, Bulgaria, and Montenegro have concluded a league,' binding them to provide an array of 230,000 men, in the event of Austria advancing beyond Novi Brator"'"''

London, Nov, 13.

Germany ip increasing her army, especiOlly her artillery,- thinking France is superior,' France is strengthening her fortifications on the Belgiah froritier, and reinforcing her garrisons. ' Mr’ParoeB 1 mdretoed- *n enthusiastic Irish meefeingiri Liverpool. He intends to etump Englatid. ‘ The Cape Premier has forwarded a protest to the Imperial Government against Sir Garnet Woteelay re the- Transvaal CzitewiteL is visiting Vienna. London, N0v.’15..

Prince Bismarck is Buffering irom fatty degeneration of the heart. He has been advised to abstain' from exciting business. King John, of Abysinnia, is dead. Mr Forster and the Duke of Argyll addressed 20,000 people ,at Leeds.The Parnejl Convention is warmly supported in /the. southern provinces of LreUncl Itmeeta soon. Apapicpn the' Stock Exchange was caused. by untriw reports of foreign complications. (Argus Spinal.) London, Nov. 15. . The Czarewitoh and Czarina’s visit to Vienna. is. devoid of political bearing, re turning to St Petersburg via Vienna and Berlin. „ News states that .Russia has abandoned the Turkestan expedition fpr the present,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 23, 18 November 1879

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BRITISH & FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 23, 18 November 1879

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