LATEST FROM EUROPE. (Per Reuter's Agency.) " London, July 24. Arrived—Ada, Wiswell, from, Lyttelton, March 25 ; Stracathro, from Lyttelton, April 24. The Orient steamship Sorato sailed today for Australia. London* July 26. No. 1 Scotch pig iron, free on board in the Clyde, 565. The Orient Company’s steamer Orient arrived at Plymouth to-day. ■ Arrived —Loch Urr, from Auckland. ■ : It is expected that an ultimatum will be sent to the Porte, summoning, it , jtp satisfy the claims of Montenegro within three weeks. A levy of . all, men capable of bearing arms is being made in Montenegro, with a view to enforce .its claim, r i London, July 27. In the House of Commons to-night, the Bill to provide for compensation to Irish tentans was read a third time, -on a division, by a majority of 66. The Irish members voted with the majority'’ J ’ It is stated the Queen has. sent a private note to the Snltan of Turkey, urging him to yield to the decisions ofthe Berlin Conference, as required by the Great Powers. A Rear-Admiral of the British ; navy will bq appointed, to command .a fleet to be composed of vessels of the navies of the European powers, ; which, it has= been decided to send as a.demonstration against Turkey, in favor of Montenegro. The Empress Eugenie ? arrived at Plymouth to-day from the Cape. Calcutta, July 26.,,
Ayoub Khan has crossed the river Helmund, and it is expected that’ 4*(NX> horsemen will Join Him as an advanced, guard. The cavalry approached dose to the British camp at Grishk, on the road to Candahar, to. which the British troops had been despatched to 1 support Shere Ali„ .the newly appointed ruler, of Candahar.. i• i A London, July. 26. In the House of Commons to-daythe Marquis of Hartington, Secretary of State for India, made a statement concerning Afghanistan and the Ameership. He;said he had been informed that it was irhpossible yet to enter, into any 'negotiations regarding Candahar and Gundamuk. It has been decided by Government that no foreign influence should be allowed at Cabul, and that no' . British ; sßesident should be sent there. Possibly it might be decided to send a Mahomedan enjoy instead. !
AUSTRALIAN. (Per Reuter’s Agency.), Melbourne, July 26. Ned Kelly was brought up ‘ at the Police Court and remanded; ! .' . Parliament has been: opened by his Excellency the Marquis of Normanby, aad his speech on the occasion referred to the decrease of revenue, and. hoped that a satisfactory solution would be arrived at in regard to the Reform of the Constitution Bill. Measures would be introduced in connection with railways, water conservation, and amendment of the land laws. July 27. Government have accepted the tender of the Phoenix Company, of Ballarat, for the construction of twenty railway locomotives, at a cost of L 59,490. ’ Mr. Hinginbotham took his seat on the Bench for the first time yesterday, as Judge of the Supreme Court. In the Legislative Assembly, . after the delivery of the Governor’s speech, a vote of want of confidence, in the present Ministry was taken without discussion, the result being 35 forj and 48 against! the motion. Melbourne, July .28.* , Levin, a member for Bar won, has given notice in the Legislative Assembly for the introduction of a Bill . for: reducing ;the salaries of Ministers by one third.
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