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THE LATEST.

LATEST FROM EUROPE. (Hatter's). London, Feb. 14. In the House of Commons a motion xvas brought forxvard bj; W. St. John Wheolhouse, Q. C., and member for Leeds, for the purpose of getting a select Committee appointed to inquix’e into the question of free trade, and its effect upon the commerce and condition of the country. The motion xvas negatived. Five per cent. Noxv Zealand 10-40 loan should be quoted at 1031, not 102 i as previously quoted. (AQe Special.) London, Feb. 15. A deputation to Messrs. Francis and Co. of working men demanded that owners should immediatelydischai’ge their Chinese employees. Owners promised to give the matter consideration. The Californian Senate has prohibited corporate bodies from employing Chinese Holker, Attorney-General, voted wlthth'

minority on proposal to inquire into effects of free trade prospects. February wool sales have opened with an encouraging moderate advance. Expected arrivals to 14th instant, one hundred and ninety-five thousand (195,000) bales.

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THE LATEST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 62, 17 February 1880

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THE LATEST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 62, 17 February 1880

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