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( Reuter*s Telegrams,} London, July 35.

The total reserve in notes and bullion- ! in the Bank of England is L 16,500,000, r New Zealand securities are unchanged, fi New Zealand and Adelaide, breadstufis . are quiet, at last quotations. Australian tallow is firms. ' - - jt -

London, July 16.

The Marquis of Harrington, Secretary of State for India, made a statementin the House of Commons to-day, ! in the course of which he said that. he was of; opinion that England should bear a sub-} stantial portion of the Afghan war, and . that the whole burden should not be'" thrown upon India. "JA meeting was held to-day at which \ many members of the House of Commons " expressed themselves as being opposed to ■ the' Bill for Granting Compensation to Irish Tenants, which has been introduced by the Government. ■■ The House of Commons has adopted an amendment on the Irish Bill introduced by Mr. Gladstone for the purpose of not relieving landlords from ‘compensation if they refused the terms offered! to the tenants. The House also agreed to a motion against, the proposed statue to Prince Napoleon in Westminster Abbey. Mr. Gladstone opposed.

July 17,

The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,850,000 quarters. ; The prospect of the American wheat harvest is favorable. The cricket match which was commenced on Thursday between' the , Aus- .. tralians and Eighteen of the Wernett Club, at Oldham, in Lancashire, was coh ; eluded to-day, and resulted in another • victory for the Australians, in one innings, with twenty-one runs to spare, . The Australians, in their first innings, scored il9 ; runs, McDonnell being the-highest scorer,. > with 63 runs, for which he was howled'' out. The Wernett Club, .in their first!, innings, scored only 38, and, being so far behind their; opponents, they hadr-to > follow on. In their second innings they were all disposed of for sixty, and the Australians thus won the match, as stated, on the first innings. During the innings; of the Wernett team, Spofforth took' eleven wickets. The wicket was* very dead. The attendance of the public at the match each day was very large. The , Australians have played: eighteen matches, thirteen of which they have won, and the balance of five have been drawn, mostly in their favor. i . Athens, July 17; The Greek Government have sent to the Great Powers a reply to their collective vote embodying the decision of the Berlin Conference in regard to the Turko* Greek dispute. The reply intimates the acceptance by the Greek Government of the decision of the Conference as to territory ceded to Greece for rectification of her frontier. - Constantinople, July 15. The Ambassadors of the Great Powers to-day presented a collective note-to, the Porte embodying the decision of the recent Berlin Conference in regard to Turkish affairs. , Constantinople, July 17Several Germans have recently been appointed by the Porte to high posts in the Turkish Foreign Finance and War Departments. Port Said, July 16. ; The Orient has arrived here after k . splendid passage. r Trickett, the oarsman, is in excellent ‘ health. . . , Calcutta, July 16. ; News has been received from Afghan* istari that Abdul Rahraart, who was offered the Ameership, has crossed the Hindoo 1 Boosh, and is now believed to be on his way to Cabul. . , News has come to hand from Afghanistan that the Native Infantry under Shere Ali, ruler of Candahar, recently deserted near Girishk, where they had 1 been despatched to oppose the advance of Ayoub Khan. The force of British troops operating with Shere Ali pursued and routed them, and recovered the guns that they had taken. .It is Understood that the, position of affairs renders it necessary for. British troops to remain in Candahar until ’ Shere All’s position is secure. AUSTRALIAN. ;■ {Per Reuter's Agency.) • - i'.l i 1 ‘ MBLBOVKtns,’.'JviyX6.s,,ilfi--1 It has been decided by the-Ministry to : ' meet Parliament. . . ... ,\

The P. and O. steamer Siam has grounded at King George’s Sound. The vessel is being lightened to get her off. The officers are held blameless for the accident. . Parliament meets on July 22nd. It is probable that Mr; P. Lalor, the member for Grant, will be appointed Speaker. A vote of want of confidence is expected to be proposed on the 27th inst. Much speculation exists as to the probable relations between the Hon. Mr. Berry and Sir J. O’Shanasay. ; Arrived, the Union Company’s steamship Rotomahana, from the Bluff. Melbouene, July 17. The final returns of the elections show Ministerialists 35, and Opposition 44. The balance, seven members, including Sir John O’Shanassy and Mr. Gaunson, are looked on as doubtful. " The P. and 0. Company’s steamship Siam, which went aground at King George’s Sound, was floated and proceeded on her voyage oh Thursday. Sydney, July 16. Hennessy’s brandy, in bulk, 10s. 3d. to 10s. 6d.; kerosene. Diamond, Is. 7M. to is- Bd. per gallon ; New'Zealand wheat, 3s. 9d. to 4s. per bushel; New Zealand oatspper 401bs.,Ts. 9d. to 2s. ; maize, per 601b5., Is., lOd. to 2s. 2d. Adelaide, July 16. Adelaide wheat, per bushel, 4s. 2d. to 4s. '3d..; flour, L 9 15s. to LlO per ton. Town.freights to London, 375. 6d. to 40s. Arrived—-The Orient Company’s steamship Garonne, from Plymouth.

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 128, 20 July 1880

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 128, 20 July 1880

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