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BRITISH AND FOREIGN.

{Reuter's Telegrams.) London, April 8.

The total reserve in notes and bullion in the Bank of England is L 15,875,000. The wool market is strong. The arrivals to date for the next auctions amount to 280,000 bales. There is a fair demand for most descriptions of hides. London, April 9. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,900,000 quarters. Best Australian beef tallow is at 325.; best Australian mutton tallow, 345. The Three per Cent. Consols are at 98J. The Orient Company’s steamship Lusitania arrived at Plymouth co-day. The new loan of two millions which is to be raised for Queensland has proved a brilliant success, having been subscribed thrice over.

Lord Hampton is dead. London, April 10. Consols have advanced; now quoted at 98f. Arrived —Ship Rangitikei, from Lyttelton ; left January 3. St. Petersburg, April 9, Prince Gortschakoff, Chancellor of the Empire, is seriously ill. St. Petersburg, April 8.

Notwithstanding that a denial is given to the aggression of the Chinese, who were reported to have crossed the Araoor, orders have been given to despatch five more Russian cruisers to China, and the opinion is prevalent that in the case of war being declared, Russia would proceed with naval operations, besides taking active measures to prosecute the war on and.

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BRITISH AND FOREIGN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 86, 13 April 1880

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BRITISH AND FOREIGN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 86, 13 April 1880

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