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LATEST FROM EUROPE. (Reuter's Telegrams.) L 'ndon, May 22. Consols, Five per cent. New Zealai d Loan, 1880, 105. At the wool sales to-day, 7,000 bales were offered, making a total of 261,000 catalogued since the opening. There was a better demand. '* London, May 23. The have come to an nnderstandinJTand have written a letter to Turkey in regard to the non-execution of the Treaty of Berlin so far as it relates to Greece and Montenegro. The Great Powers threaten that an European Conference will be held at Berlin in July, failing a speedy settlement of the existing difficulties.

The cricket match between the Australians and Eighteen of Longsight was concluded to-day. The latter in their second innings scored 106. The Australians then went in, and won the match by ten wickets. Spofforth, in the second innings of the Longsight team, took eight wickets.

May 24.

Mr. Purnell has given notice in the House of Commons of a motion setting forth the necessity for granting Home Rule for Ireland.

In the House of Commons to-day, Sir Henry Drummond Walsh introduced a motion in favor of a refusal being given to Bradlaugh’s claim for exemption from taking the oath. The House negatived the motion, but allowed an amended proposal to be referred to a Select Committee.

Mr. Parnell, in the House of Commons, has given notice of a motion setting forth the necessity for granting Home Rule to Ireland.

Five per cent. New Zealand 10.40 loan, 103 ; 5 per cent. New Zealand loan, 1889, 104 i.

The wheat market is dull ; tallow firm,

At the wool sales to-day, 10,600 bales were offered, making a total of 272,500 bales catalogued since the opening. At to-day’s auction prices were firmly maintained.

Suez, May 22,

The Orient Company’s steamship Chimborazo, homeward bound, arrived here today.

AUSTRALIAN. {Per Reuter ’s Agency. ) Sydney, May 24. Private telegrams have been received from America, containing the information that Hanlan has agreed to row Trickett on the Thames in No.-ember next for the “ Sportsman’s” Cup and stakes. Trickett starts for England immediately. A meeting has been called for the purpose of providing funds, and it is probable that his brother William will accompany himIrregularities in the accounts of the chief clerk of the Exhibition have been discovered, and a sum of LSOO cannot be accounted for.

Sydney, May 25,

Official information has been received here by Government that a vessel sailed from Aden on April 24 for New Britain, laden with arms and ammution—it is conjectured on a filibustering expedition. Sydney, May 26.

Lewis Sampson, one of the witnesses in the Shepherd v. Dibbs slander case, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for perjury. Melbourne, May 24. Arrived —Ringarooma, from the Bluff, on the 23rd. A"

In the Logi; l? 3 d"e Assembly, the second reading of Reform Bill takes place on J Melbmrne, May 26. A new steamer for The intercolonial trade has arrived from England. Adelaide, May 25.

The race for the Adelaide Birthday Oup took place yesterday, with the following result:— Banter ... ... ... 1 Harry ... ... ... 2 Savanaka ... ... ... 3 A protest was received, which was decided in favor of Banter.

Adelaide, May 26.

The Orient Steam Navigation Company’s steamer Cotopaxi has arrived from Plymouth. INTERPROYINCIAL. (Per Press Association.) Grahamstown, May 25. One of the largest turbines ever made in the colony started work at the Queen of Beauty Company’s pump. It worked up to 150 horse power, and has a wheel sft. in diameter. Mr. J. K. Perry is the inventor.

The dimensions of the big whale that came ashore here last week are : —Length, 86ft.; lower jaw, 20ft.; circumference, 30ft.; width of tail, 17ft. Auckland, May 25.

The City of Sydney sailed for San Francisco at 5 p.m. In hauling alongside the wharf, at three o’clock this morning, in charge of the pilot, she struck the main pier, near the centre. The woodwork structure where the steamer struck was crushed like an eggshell. The platform for a distance of 50 feet was completely carried away, and damaged for a further distance of 100 feet. Ten piles were smashed off, and others strained to such an extent as t« require removal. It is estimated that the repairs will cost over LSOO.

A son of Dr. Goldsboro, aged 16, died yesterday, it is believed, from injuries received in a rough and tumble game at the Church of England Grammar School, Parnell, of which he was a pupil. Some unauthorised person has undertaken to investigate the contents of the mail bags placed on board the Thames steamer Rotomahana. The police are investigating the affair. A most disgraceful scene was witnessed on the racecourse yesterday. Malvern got his leg caught in some scoria while running in a race, and the leg was broken. An attempt was made to kill the horse, and to accomplish this an axe was procured. The handle broke after the animal’s head and face had been dreadfully hacked, and the poor brute was left writhing in fearful agony until another axe was procured, which took some time. Richard Selby, third son of William Selby, of Poplars, accidentally shot himself yesterday near Cambridge, while out pheasant shooting with William Hosking, of the Thames. The whole of the upper portion of his left chest was blown away. Auckland. Maj r 26.

A man named Robert Thomson fell through a glass window at the Albert Hotel this morning, sustaining several injuries, Frederick Oram, charged with forging and uttering a cheque for L 7, was committed for trial.

For a clerkship of LIOO a year, for the Education Board office, ninety-one applications were put in. The Hinemoa left Manukau this forenoon with Mr. O’Rorke, Speaker, and a number of members of the Assembly. Some, who were unable to go will leave on Sunday next. At the inquest on the body of Richard Selby, Cambridge, Waikato, a verdict of was returned. Selby is shot while trailing his gumiQ^y^HKiub. A new Society, distinct from the Shipwrights’ Protection Society, object to supply men tb non-society employers, and work in union with the Shipowners’ Association.

The ketch Fanny Thornton has gone ashore at the Hokianga Heads. She is owned by Beverley, of Bolmain, N.S.W.,

and insured with Metcalfe arid Co., Sydney, and LI2OO worth of cargo for L 270 in the Colonial. The wreck is to be sold. Captain Mcßurney’s certificate, after the investigation, was returned, as there was no blame attaching to him. Wellington, May 25

It appears that the fatal accident to the man Gilchrist happened in this way : Deceased fired at a bird, and missing it, called to his friend to fire it. While the latter was making his way to fire the gun exploded, and the contents entered the deceased’s abdomen, killing him instantly. Two men, (unknown, were drowned in the Wairarapa lake on Saturday. They were endeavoring to drive a mob of cattle over the mouth of the lake, when the boat which they were in capsized. The body of one was washed up on the beach, the other has not yet been recovered.

At the inquest to-day on the body of William Kemp, who was killed on the railway on Saturday, a verdict of “Accidental death”' was returned. The Government have received an official telegram from Bombay, stating that a steamer named the Genia, flying Liberian colors, left Aden on April 24 for Port Breton, and that she has on board arms and ammunition and a number of persons of various nationalities, supposed to be on a filibustering expedition. Wellington, May 26.

One of the men drowned in the Wairarapa Lake on Saturday was known as “ Jim the .Bushman. ” The body of the other man has not yet been recovered. Dunedin, May 25.

A man, whose name is unknown, was killed this morning at Anderson’s railway crossing.

Dunedin, May 26.

Robert M'Donald, printer, a resident of Glen, went out rabbit shooting on Monday morning, and not having been heard of since, it is feared he has been killed by a gun accident. Later.

The missing man M'Donald turned up last night. He was much exhausted, and had lost his way in the Silver Peaks. Telegrams from London state that the cargo of the Calypso will be all saved, but in such a damaged state as to lessen its value 50 per cent. The vessel has been towed up the river and beached at Gravesend.

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 105, 27 May 1880

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