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L VTE3T EROif EUROPE. ( Rath vV Teleei ams. ) London, Fob. 23. A lei Vide wheat has f irther advanced, and to-day i s quoted at s ; >s (?)• per 400 lbs., ex warehouse. The total quantity of wheat afl.ut for Great Britain is 1,810,000 qua. tors. Australian tallow is declining. Best beef, to-day, is worth 355. ; best mutton, 375. per cwt. . Rome, Feb. 23. The Italian Government has resolved to send an official representative to the Melbourne Exhibition, and will take other steps for the due representation of the country. London, Fob. 24. In the II uise of Commons yesterday, Sir Stallbrd Northcote, Chancellor of the Exchequer, gave notice of a motion having for its object the punishment of nvmhers who systematically obstruct the business of the House. The motion proposes that members guilty of obstruction shall be temporarily suspended from the privilege of sitting in Parliament. The “ Standard” to-day, alluding to Sir Stafford Northcpte's motion, hints that the Government will dissolve Parliament unless the obstruction can bo overcome. (Age Special.) London, Feb 24. The British Government consent to the request to appoint a representative of Great Britain at the Melbourne Exhibition. It is considered probable that Lord Beaconslield will dissolve Parliament on March 3rd. The Nihilists threaten to fire St. Petersburg and destroy all public buildings unless a liberal Government is conceded. Latest news from Afghanistan states that several leading insurgent chiefs manifest an apparent unwillingness to submit! AUSTRALIAN. (Renter's). Sydney, Feb. 25. The members of the Mammoth Minstrels have been summoned at Newcastle for desecrating the Sabbath by giving a Sacred Concert at the theatre on Sunday last. Arrived—Rotorua, from New Zealand. In the case of McKenzie v. the Union Insurance Company, for wrongful dismissal, a verdict was given for plaintiff for L 230. Brisbane, Feb. 25. It is announced that the Government of Q leensland has declined to join with New Zealand in protesting against the introduction of expires from New Caledonia. (Association Special.) Melbourne, Feb. 25. The Tanjore has arrived. The Arawata, with the English mail, sailed for Now Zealand this afternoon.

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THE LATEST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 66, 26 February 1880

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THE LATEST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 66, 26 February 1880