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LATEST FROM EUROPE. {Reuter’s Telegrams, fer the Wanaka, at Lyttelton, from Wellington.) London, Ang. .19. It now transpires that Mr. Forcter, the Chief Secretary for Ireland, Ims gone to that country with the object of enquiring whether coercive measures are necessary for the suppression of the disorder now prevalent there. It is announced that Mr. Gladstone will proceed to Italy or Madeira in a fortnight’s time, for a change of air. Berlin, Aug. 19. Serious storms and floods in Prussia have caused great damage to, and to a large extent destroyed, the growing crops. Calcutta, Aug. 19. A report comes to hand that Ayonb Khan sent a strong force ’ to attack the Sherpur Gate of the citadel at Candahar, and heavy firing between the British troops and the enemy was maintained from morning to evening. The British loss is said to have been trifling.

AUSTRALIAN. {Per Reuter's Agency.) Melbourne, Aug. 20. Captain Payne, the Harbor Master, who was recently suspended, has been reinstated. Sydney, Aug. 20. The Albion sailed yesterday for Auckland. Brisbane, Aug 20. In tbe Legislative Assembly last night the Colonial Treasurer announced that the Government intend this session to introduce a Bill to authorise the construction of a trans-continental railway to the Gulf of Carpentaria on the principle of payment by land grants. Adelaide, Aug 20. The Orient Company’s steamship John Elder, which left Plymouth on July 9th, has arrived here. INTERPROYINCIAL. (Per Press Association.) Timaku, Aug. 21. - William Brown, a resident at Pleasant Point, from which the only constable was removed a week ago, was sentenced to two months’ imprisonment for a dastardly assault on the landlady of a hoardinghouse. The recent. heavy gale unroofed a few iron buildings and broke down a few fences, but otherwise did little damage. Dunedin, Ang. 23. The cutter Fawn has turned up at the Heads, and a boat, supposed to belong to Birrell, was picked up this morning.

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 143, 24 August 1880

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TELEGRAPHIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 143, 24 August 1880

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