BRITISH AND FOREIGN
(Per Reuter's Agency.) London, July 1,
News from Buenos Ayres confirms the previous announcement of the closing of the rebellion. The city had to submit to the insurgent troops, but peace is now signed. Five per cent. New Zealand 10.40 loan, 104}; 5 per cent. New Zealand loan, 1889, 104; 4} per cent. New Zealand loan, 1879 to 1904, 99}. Adelaide wheat, per 4961b5., ex warehouse, 475. fid. The total reserve in notes and bullion in : the Bank of England is L 17,000,000.
Arrivals of wool to date for the next auctions amount to 270,000 bales, and probably the quantity to be offered, in eluding that left over from the last auctions, is 330,000 bales. The cricket match Australians v. 18 of Newcastle-on-Tyne was commenced today. The home team went in first, and were all out for 115. The Australians went in for their first innings, and when the stumps were drawn had lost two wickets for 101 runs, Murdoch being not out for G 5. Arrived—Scottish Prince from Wellington, |Euterpe from Lyttelton, Loch Fleet from Napier. London', July 2. In the House of Commons last night a resolution 1 was introduced by Government in favor of permitting members to make an affirmation instead of the customary oath of allegience. It was under discussion and debated at some length, and fi rally agreed to by the House omdivision by a majority of 54 votes. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,650,000 quarters. The market rate of discount is | below the Bank rates. The total stock of tallow in London on July Ist was 16,000 casks. The cricket match between the Australians and Newcastle was continued to-day. The former in their first innings scored 222 runs. Murdoch made 117 before he , was given out leg before wicket. Mr. Bradlaugh has taken his seat in the House of Commons. Colonel. Sanford represents the Royal Commission to the Melbourne Exhibition, and starts on July 21. London, July S. Consols 98}; New Zealand securities, 5 per cent. ; 10.40 loan, 104} ; 5 per cent. 1879 loan, 104;, 4} per cent. 18791904 loan, 99}. New Zealand wheat, ox ship 475. ; Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, 475. fid. ; Adelaide flour, ex warewarehouse, 365. Australian tallow, beat beef, 335. fid. ; best mutton, 355. The cricket match Australians v. Eighteen, Newcastle-on-Tyne, was resumed and concluded to-day. The Home team being 105 behind their opponents, went in for their second innings, and making a good stand, were not disposed of until their score had reached 202 runs. The Australians, then requiring 96 runs to enable them to win the match, went in for their second innings, but want of time prevented its completion, and when the stumps were drawn, they had scorced 68 runs for the loss of four wickets. The match was therefore drawn, the Australians requiring 38 runs to make, and having six wickets to fall. . An action has been brought in the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice against Bradlaugh to test tha legality of permission granted him by the House of Commons to make an affirmation instead of the customary eath. , Paris, July 3. A Bill has been introduced by the French Government for granting a plenary amnesty to Communists, founded upon a resolution recently passed in the Chamber of Deputies. It came under discussion in the Senate to-day, but the measure, as it stood, was rejected by a small majority, but an amended Bill was subsequently passed granting an amnesty to all Communists with the exception of those who have been guilty of assassination or incendiarism. Mauritius, June 18. Sailed—Tonnage amounting to 700 tons, and 200 tons more are chartered. The sugar crop accounts are now less unfavorable.
Berlin, July 2,
1 The European Conference has come to a final decision on the questions which it has had under its consideration, and has presented its collective note to the Great Powers, notifying the result of its deliberation for the settlement of the Turkish affair. The Conference has now closed its sittings.
St. Petersburg, July 2. An official denial is published of the news recently received that the Russians have been twice defeated by the Chinese in Central Asia, and that the latter have advanced and occupied Eastern Khohand. Constantinople, July 3. The Turkish Government has determined upon resisting the decision arrived at by the European Conference, and extensive military preparations are being made for mobilising the army corps. Caxcutca, July 2. Authentic intelligence has been received that Ayoub Khan, Governor of Herat, who for some time past has been supposed to be making warlike preparations to wrest Candahar from Shere Ali, the newly-ap-pointed ruler of that province, has now actually left Herat and marched south! wards with a considerable force to Ferrah, a place aboul 250 miles from the city of Candahar. In consequence of this information, a British column has been; despatched . from Candahar to Girishk, on the road' to Ferrah, to support Wali Mahomed, who commands the Candahar tribes, and is preparing to resist the advance of Ayoub Khan.
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