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LATEST.

Per our Special Wire.

LATEST FROM EUROPE

(Renter’s Telegrams.) London, Nov. 15. Three per cent, consols, New Zealand 10-40 Five per cent Loan, 102. Adelaide wheat, 535. per qr. ex warehouse. Flour, 425, per 2801bs. ex warehouse. Best Australian beef tallow 41s. Wool is in good demond. The “ Morning Post ” supports a dissolution of the V ictorian Parliament.

Great agitation prevails in Ireland. Three arrests have boon made for seditious language.

Arrived Loch Katrie, from Melbourne, August 9 ; Kirkham, from Port Pirie, July 17; Clan Campbell, from Timaru, July 29; Kosciusko, from Sydney, August 20. The cargo of the Abergeldie, from Sydney to London, took fire on the voyage, and 202 tons were jettisoned. The cargo was much damaged. Adelaide, Nov. 21. Arrived—Aconcagua.

INTt£RPROVINC!AL.

Wellington, Nov. 21

The second meeting of the New Zealand Rifle Association will be held in Nelson on Monday, 2nd March. At a largely attended meeting to-day, the tobacconists decided to raise the price of tobacco and cigars in consequence of the recent increase in the duties. The meeting adjourned for a fortnight.

A German named John Francis Wilthoff was arrested this evening for larceny at Oamaru.

Christchurch, Nov. 21.

The Gas Company have been making extensive alterations in their system of pipes. The principal suburbs are now supplied with gas, and there are in all fourteen miles alone of mains laid.

The indecent exposure disease has again broken out badly, within the last week. Three cases of the kind have been severely dealt with.

The new tariff has been favorably received here on the whole, regret being expressed in some quarters that the duties on tea and sugar were not re-imposed. Soma of the alterations puzzle traders The heavy impost laid on salt, for instance.

At the meeting of the Chamber of Commerce to-day, Mr. Nathan brought up the question of sending a vessel to look for the Knovvsley Hall, now long overdue. It is thought she may have shared the fate of the Strathmore, and been wrecked on the Grozets, or some other island ; and it was resolved to ask Government to send a cablegram to the English Government, asking them to despatch a vessel from the nearest station to look for her.

Dcx/imy, Nor. pi. Yesterday evenin’.' the management of the company now playing at the Queen’s Theatre, were served with a writ at the install’---! of dir. J. Williamsorj, the wed known actor, and the possessor of the “ Pinafore ” copyright.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 25, 22 November 1879

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