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LATEST FROM EUROPE. {Reuter's.) St. Petersburg, March 23. On the occasion of the birthday of the Emperor of Germany yesterday the Czar made a speech, in the course of which he said he hoped the present satisfactory relations between Germany and Russia would be maintained. [The morning papers publish the above as referring to the Czar’s birthday. The correction has been sent by Reuter’s Agency. ] London. March 22, The wool market is firm, and is expected to continue so. The “Times,” in a leading article, expects that an equal balance of parties is likely to take place next Parliament. London, March 23. New Zealand securities have further advanced. The 5 per cent, loan (18811908) is at 109 ; the 4A per cent, loan (1879-1904) is quoted at 98J. AUSTRALIAN. Sydney, March 25. It is stated here that a Sydney company has purchased the oil springs at Poverty Bay. The Union Co.’s steamer Ringarooma sailed for New Zealand yesterday. Melbourne, March 24. Mr. James Wilson of St. Albans, has entered an action for libel against the proprietors of the “Age,” damages L 5,000, for statements made in connection with the late autumn meeting. The application made in Banco against Mr. Syme, proprietor of the “ Age ” for contempt of Court in commenting on the libel case has been granted. INTERPROVINCIAL. Auckland, March 25. Honor A. Molly, an immigrant, died of low fever in the quarantine station. Sailed—Te Anau for South and Melbourne. The Lincolnshire delegates visit the north of Auckland. A steamer has been chartered to convey them. The Orakei Maori Parliament passed a strong resolution condemnatory of Government for delaying the trial of the Taranaki prisoners. Considerable excitement was caused at the Orakei meeting to-day by the arrival of Ngapuhi Ngakuru from Parihaka. He says the roads will never meet, and that a climax in the plains question will come if the lines of road do meet. When that happens the Maoris will lose all faith inTe Whiti. Sydney Taiwhanga bet the Ngapuki chief a horse that the road will be made right through. The “Herald” to-day freely attacks Dr. Lemon for delay in telegrams. It says he should work the officers night and day to work off the arrears. Nelson, March 25. At the District Court, Henry Adams, solicitor, who executed a deed of arrangement, was, on the petition of the creditors, adjudicated a bankrupt. In the matter of Hugh Jones, banker, late of Westport, who was also adjudicated a bankrupt on the creditors’ petition, the proceedings were transferred to Westport. 150 Volunteers left in the Hinemoa at 8 o’clock to take part in the Christchurch review. They were made up as follows : —Artillery, with three guns, 37 ; Stoke Rifles, 05 ; Waimea, 25 j Navals, 32,

Wellington, March 25. Frank Moor, one of the hard labor gang, was killed this morning by a fall of earth, while working at the excavation near the college. He was sentenced in October to 12 months’ for larceny. He leaves a wife and family. Dunedin, March 25. The Dunedin Medical Association has resolved —“ That, in the opinion of this Society it is unprofessional and improper, that any of its members should keep open shop for the sale of druggists sundries, and should advertise the rate of his fees.”

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 79, 27 March 1880

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 79, 27 March 1880