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( Reuter's Telegram.) London, Jan. 29. Although suggestions that England should hand Herat over to the care of Persia are being renewed by the press, nothing positive is yet known as to the intentions of the British Government in the matter. It is stated that the Home Rulers of Mayo, Ireland, intend to select Davits and Brennan, now under committal for using seditious language at the anti-rent meetings, as candidates for the representation of Mayo in Parliament, upon condition that they abstain from attending the sittings of the House of Commons. {Age Special.) London, Jan. 29. A Socialistic outbreak has occurred at Barcelona. Many were arrested. Latest from Afghanistan states that early hostilities are expected. General Roberts has, boon re-victualled, and lias strengthened his lines of communication. It is reported that Mahommcd Jan died from recent wounds. The Insurgents demand the reinstatement of Yakoob as a condition of peace. The British forces march on Herat in March. Lord Salisbury is out of danger. AUSTRALIAN. (Reuter's.) Sydney, Jan 30. Hennessey’s brandy—cases, one star, 355. ; throe star, 455. ; quarters, 11s. Kerosene—Diamond, Is. Bd. ; Devoe’s, Is. 9d. Rice—Patna, L2l 10s. Tobacco—Raven’s twist, Is. 7d. SugarCompany’s No. 1 prices, L4O. Candles—81s. 4d. Maize—2c. 4d. to 2s. Gd. New Zealand wheat, 4s. to 4s. 6d. Adelaide wheat, ss. to sa. 6d. Adelaide flour, Ll2 to Ll 3. Adelaide, Jan. 30. Flour, LlO LlOs.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880

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THE LATEST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880

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