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TELEGRAPHIC.

• ’ LATEST FROM EUROPE. , {Per Reuter’s Agency,) London, Aug. 12. 1 An -1 uneasy feeling exists in Ireland. Six boats, containing- Feniansy boarded a vessel at Cork. They overcame the captain and crew, stole three cases of rifles,; which have not yet been recovered, and the culprits still remain at large. In the House of Commons, Sir Charles Dilke, Under-Secretary for the Foreign Department, stated - various Great Powers had suggested the advisableness of guaranteeing the . Sultan the remainder of his territory, provided that he consented to the conditions of the late conference, --d h-jr-I- 1 - od The .total reserve:in notes , and bulliohr in'the Bank of England is L16,250,0(16.; , IA : match 5 between the'Australians and Eighteen lofySand^fiandy. at; Suriderlandy was commenced to-day. The Home team.went in first, and were all out for 79 runs. The Australians went in for their first innings, and when the stumps were drawn for the; day had lost five wickets for 91 runs. 15 In the House of Commons, the Burials Bill has been read a second time. .. Mr. Gladstone attends a Cabinet Council to-morrow, as the prorogation takes place in aifew days. London, Aug. 13. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,820,000 quarters. Adelaide wheat,-per 49,ffibs.yexiwarehouse, 48s. Gd.; ;ex. warehouse, 365.; New Zealand wheat, ex ship, 475.; best Sydney copra, Ll 9. , General Lefroy will be appointed provisionally ■ to administer the Government of Tasmania^-.pending, the arrival;.of Sir; George Strahan, the, newly-appointed Governor,- who gOverris af the Cape until the arrival of Sir Hercules RobinsoA'i - : - The i cricket i match, Australians, versus Eighteen of Sunderland, s . was resumed to-day. . The Australians coritiriiied theiri first innings, and put together 171 runs before the: last wicket fell. Bonner made top score with 52, and was caught out. The , Homo team then went in for their second “ innings, but only succeeded in scoring 54, and the Australians thus won the match;in one innirigsVuth'3B rWs To" spare. 1 The sculling match which has been arranged between Laycock, of Sydney, and Blackham, for LIOO a side, will be rowed,on the Thames on October sth.

* The proposals which. have. been r ma(Je to the .various Powers ihdt the’S’riltari bf Turkey; should be guaranteed the remainder of his territory provided he consents to'the ebriditioris 1 of The Berlin Conference, it is now announced, emanated from Germany and Austria, and is believed to be the outcome of a recent’ interview between! the Emperors William and Francis Joseph. ’ /..'i ■ i f-August -jt-iJ '

'•lt is'currently reported at St. Petersburg that Ayoub Khan and Abdur Rahman are Noting in collusion? ' 1 ■ - ! 1 : Latest intelligence from Oandahar is disquieting, owing to various tribes flocking to join; Ayoub Khan’s forces. Hostile attitude continues on the increase, and active warlike preparations are being made by Ayoub Khan for the purpose of making ■an assault on Oandahar.

A large number of supposed Fenian emissaries have arrived in Ireland. Four hundred rifles have been purchased in Dublin and taken to Cork. It is suspected .that a complete Fenian organisation now ■exists in Ireland. .io j . .An enquiry has been held into' the cause of the collision which took place on the 18th ,of last month between the steamer Centurian and sailing ship Hydaspes, off Dungeness, by which the latter vessel was sunk. The Court finds that both vessel*} were, collision. A largo meeting of Home Rulers has been held jat Glasgow. Thirty thousand ; Irishmen attended the meeting. ■ 7 1. , ; ■ Washington, Aug. 14 A railway collision has taken place at New Jersey, when, collided," resulting in forty-seven, being killed and wounded. Berlin, Aug. 12. A meeting has taken place at Ischl between the Emperors of Germany and Austria, when their Majesties discussed the, present aspect of affairs in/Eastern Europe. It is understood that their interview gives hope of the peaceful settlement of the questions now requiring adjustment. Calcutta, Aug. 12. Hews cornea to hand from Candahar which shows that garrison, iw the citadel is not altogether inactive. General Primrose lately sent out several parties, of l skirmishers, who have made ■successful attacks on the villages of hostile tribes in the district around Candahar. Cabul has been evacuated, and everything was quiet on the departure of the troops. TJie relieving force is now advancing towards Candahar .unpposed.

AUSTRALIAN. (Renter's Telegrams.) i. • Melbourne. August 13, Ned Kelly has been brought back to Melbourne, the inquiry at B.eechworth being finished,

i | . * Sydney, Aug 13. Hews comes to hand : via Noumea that the Native King of Tahiti has abdicated, and Tahiti has been proclaimed a French, colony. ' Brisbane, Aug. 13. V The Treasurer introduced his Financial Statement in the Legislative Assembly last night. He estimates the revenue for the present year at L 1,633,500, and the expenditure at L 1,690,000. In order to cover the deficit, he proposes to increase the quantity of land to be sold and increase the export duty on cider and,the import duty bn tallow and stearine and the excise duty on “rum to 10s. Various articles in the tarriff will, moreover, be altered fro.mrfixed tpr&d mlm'em duties. : He anticipates a surplus of L 32,500. The sum of L 317,000 will be transferred from the loan account to the cpnsolidated revenue, i- leaving' the latter in credit. The Treasurer’s proposals are generally approved. . , INTERPROYINCIAL. i Auckland, Aug. 14. In the; seven mile walking match; be- - tween A.| Hendry and Thomas Fernandez for Lloo‘, the latter won by one hundred yards in j sixty-six minutes twenty > one seconds. ■ The match - excited, great interest. The betting was 3tc 1 on Hen- , f . dry up tb'the fourth' mile, and a large amount of money changed hands. In the mile handicap there, were eight competi-, . tors, andi;it was'w6h- ; by Forside; ..’i'-' Negotiations are said to be on the eve of.completion for the purchase of Newton kirk and ,the manse, adjoining Dr. Wallis’, M.H.R.,1 for LIS,(MM), by the Roman, Catholics, for. Father Sullivan and ,other , Benedictine priests expected to arrive I shortly. • • - -'' ■• - !;: Aug. ‘ 15. ! ' • ’ ‘ATthe -inquest on Duncan Livingstone, • who- died, frbm the effects of an accident .at station, : Papakurri, l aver.dict of “"accidental- death”-was retumedy and iTrideT that nd ! blame was attachable to ■’ the -railway officials. The evidence r showed .that deceased had been drinking, and being prevented oh -that account by the station master from boarding-the upepuntry train for his home at Pukekoe, he had . after dark laid ,down .between ' the ; ) station platfonn and rails'to bleep. Hb : was awoke by the passing of' the down. ‘ goods, train. \ which: did not : stop At the I , 1 station, and had instinctively put put his • legs I bn the rails when the last carriage went ovei; them.-r a-. : - , v.-/ ]5 r-;. 1 The, s.s. Southern Cross has. arrived • frorir Levuka,. bringing dates 'to the ,Bth. H.M.S. Wolverine arrived in Levuka on . the sth from Tadwini. She struck on a - reef at the NvE.’ end of Garb. She is saidto be considerably damaged and had 6ft. of water in her hold, and was reported to be making 3ft. per hour. j -r ■ | Auckland August 16;; t Delaney, the carter, who was kicked by his horse; on the head,' lies at the hob-' pital in a dangerous condition. A portion of the bone of the, skull has been; driven ; into the brain, and a portion of brain exposed. j 1 j Gisborne,--Aug.;-14.,.-Nahoware,- a Maori, whb L was committed for trial time ago;, ’ escaped;. yerterday morning by scaling the walls of the prison. He left word 'with- sbine'of his redatives | that the reason . for his running away -wasj that the gaol accommodation, insufficient, and so soon as alterations ■ '• take plade „■ in ; the. supply of food and • "blanket's, !he promised to' -write to the Magistrate, 'arid ’return to gaol. The • prisoner bjas not yet been captured. It is stated that a.great public meeting will be held next week to protest against • the action of Government in ignoring the Wellington and Foxton Railway. - , . . . Mr. C.' Malirig, late : Telegraph Sur-' veyor, whpse services hare been dispensed with in consequence of the late reductions haslbeen presented.; by his Friends t with a purse of sovereigns. Mr. Maling left to-day, eu route for England. -. New Plymouth, Aug. 16. Further particulars re the stranding of ; th,o steamer Rbwena state that she left ■ ; , the Waitara whaif on. Saturday at .two' -■ ; o’clock, with, ten passengers and a cargo of . sheep for; Manukau, having in tow theketch Forest Queen, for Wellington. Aa ’ she was crossing the bar a heavy sea. struck the steamer, washing ‘away one of . : the 'boats,,which.is, lost, and causing her . : tow-line to get * foul of the propeller.' The q steamer Vlbejng i helpless, cast ’the ’ ketch adrift, and was driven. to thei North Spit, the ketch grounding on-.the north side of the Waitara River.’ Thecaptain of the Forest - Queen let go - her anchor, which’ kept her in position, but the tide was put, and each wave caused her to bump oil the beach;. .. An-effort was made to get,the .steamer afloat, but - was. fruitless, as'thetide was running out. The sheep and passengers were landed. Just after the Rowena went ashore, a, fireman on board hei'was taken suddenly: illy and : , before he could‘be 1 brought ashore died: Hia name; is Billy,-and he belongs to Auckland,’; having a wife and;two childreti ’ living there:' £ An attempt was to be made 'to get both lyesselb off this morning. An ■ inquest on the body -of the fireman is tobe held to-dayl " IS 1-1 - ~h ■ !!!-: 'Wellington, Aug.'ls.' Mr. Ireland,. M.H.R. for Waikaia, died at seven this morning. 'He had been. : ailing for some ; tirae, but was in the House on Thursday. The same night he • consulted his medical adviser, and on ,the ' following day was taken seriously- illj and /; has been confined 1 to his bed since.-’ The ' supposed cause of death was heart disease ~ and congestibri'of the lungs. ; ’ ; Wellington, Aug ’l6. It is stated that several parties are gold . ; digging near Terawhitiy about ten miles ' from here] arid: allthbugh .without proper 1 sluicing appliances, are making from five' to six shillings per day.

Official information 1 from Lake Mapourika diggings recommends that the rush should be discouraged,: as it is being over- : ‘ done, and it is a matter of time to get at' ■ the gold, ; either > deep I 'sinking l or 'long tunnels being necessary. Men' l without-' means will find themselves in difficulties. At -thei RlilA'SOourfe’tb^^ Henderson was charged with : wife desertion at Christchurch.,: , The,counsel for the defence con tended-that on a charge of this . kind a person could not be arrested on a telegram. His Worship upheld the objection, and. discharged the prisoner. This afternoon Hondersdhj was again arrested ■ on two charges, one of larceny as a bailee, and the other on embezzlement. ■ < ■ ; -

■ Timaru, Aug. IK . John Blair, formerly receiving goods clerk at the Railway station, was committed for trial ‘this 'morning for embezzling L 7 7s. During ilia last month of his engagement, he had torn up the way-bills without entering the moneys received. : His defalcations altogether amount to about LIOO.

Dunedin, Aug. 14. At the. City- Court to-day, William Henry ■ Felton wag charged with stealing a cheque for LIOO under peculiar ' circumstances. The prosecutor, George Worsdell, and he, met at the Milton, where they had been gambling together. Worsdell and a young woman to whom Felton was engaged, travelled by train from Milton. At,Dun- " e-dih station they were joined -by Felton. It is alleged Felton got possession of the cheque while prosecutor was - drunk,- aa<4‘ ‘ it was cashed by him. The case ia remanded till Monday, - A charge against George McGusiie an<i ' Thomas Taylor; for, keeping an illicit still at Blueskin, has been remanded till Wednesday. ( ; ’ ’’

Invercargill, Aug. 14. At a meeting of the Board of Governors . of the High Schools it was shown that the.' cost of the Girls High School during the half year was L 772 and fees L 387 ; average V ; attendance!,-’’43 ;'cost of edch pupil* being ’ nearly L 36 yearly. The Board unanimously resolved to make reductions in the staff.

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 140, 17 August 1880

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