BRITISH AND FOREIGN. (Renter's.) London, Jan 12. Considerable agitation prevails, owing to continued ejectments of tenants. Several serious riots occurred on Friday and Saturday, resulting in conflicts between the police and the mobs. No fatalities on either side are reported. Diving for bodies at the scene of the Tay Bridge disaster continues. The Australian and New Zealand November mails, via Brindisi, were delivered to-day. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 2,020,000 quarters. Enormous quantities of grain are lying at Chicago, where the railways arc blocked. The stock is estimated at 16,000,000 bushels. Arrived—Ship Chili, which left Timaru August 27th. London, Jan. 13. A fortnight has been granted to arrange for the trial of questions which have been raised in connection with the Tichborne case. Berlin, Jan, 13. The Russian Government, replying to the representations of Germany, admits the concentration of Russian troops on the German frontier, hut says no hostility is intended. The step is attributable to the withdrawal of Russian troops from Bulgaria and the pacification of Turkey. (Age Special.) London, Jan. 13. News from Afghanistan states that General Roberts routed the Afghans at Ghuznee with heavy loss. German consuls are to be appointed in the capital cities of Australia and New Zealand, with a Consul-General at Sydney. The French Chambers of Commerce urge Government to secure the efficient representation of France at the Melbourne Exhibition. AUSTRALIAN. ( Reuter’s Telegrams,) Sydney, Jan 14. News has been received that the steamer Strathleven has arrived at Suez. Her cargo of meat is in good condition.
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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 48, 15 January 1880
TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 48, 15 January 1880
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