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. ' • - •' '., jt’' r t, ; It *l' J ■// latest from Europe! ~ (Per Reuter's Agency.) LosTDON’i Sept. 2. • In the House of-Lords yesterday, the Registration of Y oters (Ireland) Bill, which, had-passed the House of Commons, was finally thrown out. The action of the Lords was discussed 7 in the * iffoSse of Commons tb-day, when Mr. ’ PamelTproposedi that 'the . measure, should Matacked to the Appropriation. Act._ Lord Hartington did not; approve of this, and suggested that-a resolution should be-passed remonstrating against the action of the House of Lords. Mr. Parnell assented to this proposal. . 1 Arrived—Agat-a, from Auckland; Palala, from Lyttelton. ~,,,, The mail per Onent * steamer Liguria,, i via, Brindisi; > ■ which left Melbourne on ‘July 23rd r .was~deUvered in London to-day.- , ■ ■ .. The total reserve" in, notes and. bullion in the Bank, of England is L16,b00,000. The total stock of tallow in London on the Ist inst. was 19,900 casks.

■ At the -wool sales ! to-day 9,100 bales were offered, making' a /total’of .130,000® bales catalogued since the opening; r The tone of the .sales showed that prices were firmly- miMntained;- Tenthousand/bale* have-been;withdrawn fromi sale:stride the opening. - ... ,

Sept. 3. The combined .fleet has* sailed for Ragusa. In the House, of Commons Sir .Charles Dilke,", Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs,'-.said that- Admiral Seymour takes command,' .but. consults the other commanders on questions that may come under owing -- to- their combination being of a political character. He believed; . however, that it was not likely that coercion would, be required.

. Latest advices from South America state that r negotiations have been "opened between Chili and Peru-for. the . purpose of terminating the war, England 'arid France mediating. ... ” Consols, 97|. : Australian. tallow, beat beef, 84s. 6d.; best mutton; 365. 6d.j Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, 475. 6d. The total.quantity of,- wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,820,000 qrs. New Zealand wheat, ex .ship, 435,.. At the wool sale tof day, 10,300'bales were oiiered, making ,a-‘,total•;'ofl4l,2oo bales catalogued, since-the opening./ The tone of the sale was firm. ; ** : ’ 1 , The Marquis of Hartington, Secretary of State for India, replying to a deputataion which waited, on Kim to-day, laid stress upon the difficulty and inconvenience of retaining Candahar mid hinted that it would - foe necessary to evacuate that province. , .. , " In the ' House of Commons to-day, Mr. Purnell again reverted, to, the rejection by the House of Lords of the'Registration of Voters (Ireland) Bill, and again proposed to tack the Bill to the Appropriation Act. The Hon. Mr. Forster, 1 Chief Secretary for Ireland ■ opposed the f proposal, and blamed the Lords for persisting in a course which-was calculated to lead to a change in the constitution; 1 ' Sir’ Stafford Northcote strongly protested against Mr. Parnell's" proposal, arid" expressed his amazement at the.language used*! 1 . I**:- 1 ** : - ’; -' Sept. 4. . At the wool sales to-day, 7jtKH) bales were offered, making a total bf 148,200 bales catalogued since the opening; The trine of the sale" continues firm."

The Orient Company’s".'Ateimship Orient sailed frohi Plymouth' to-day for Melbourne* . ■ v‘- 'ri : v" Vv ; ; The American, Hops ’ and Bitters Com* pany has arranged for a regattW tb be held on the Thames on November 22iid, and gives , prizes to the value, of Ll,ooo. Trickett and Laycock, , the Australian oarsmen,'will compete. The Bank rate of discount at‘Berlin has risen to-day to 5£ per cent.'.: of England’s rate is, 2J ; perVqent.i“dnd the market rate, 2£. ‘ V"'“ * **

tion of Yoters Bill (which had been rejected by the House of Lords) should be tacked on to the Appropriation Bill, came again under discussion. After farther debate, the motion was rejected. In the House of Lords to-day, the m Hares and Rabbits Bill, which has been re-amended in the House of Commons, and the Burials Bill which has also been amended by Commons after receipt from • the Lords, were again considered. After discussion the amendments of the Lower , House were accepted, and both Bills .. finally passed. ;- , ; Parliament is expected to be prorogued - /Jf on .Tuesday next. m ( ■ Mr.'Gladstone has returned from his jus cruise in the Grantley Castle, off the coasts of Ireland and Scotland, and is now • I quite .Restored to health. St. Petersburg, Sept. 4 The Gzar has arrived at Lividia, from St. Petersburg. It was reported here to- , day thatAhe line of railway at Sharkoff, in ■ the province of the same name, had been discovered to be completely undermined. , , Calcutta. Sept. 3. . News has been received from Candal %• , that .General ■ Roberts has commenced !operations for: an attack on Ayoub Khan’s :■ .position ~at, -Umeaj%h. ; Reconnoitering ' been gapiput by. the British camp, and they report that the enemy are . 1 in a position of great strength. PhaLyre, with -a further reinforce- : t h» march from Kho:";jah Without opposition, and will reach 's3and‘aliaf to-morrow; , > f j-'iii. Later. Intelligence has been received that General. Roberts, with a large force, ,; attacked Ayoub Khan at Umsajah yester- - A desperate engagement ensued, ~ but the enemy were unable to withstand • > the fierce attack made upon their posii tions, and these were gradually abandoned ... mid captured bj the British. Ayoub’s trocps'fought desperately, and made a ...-moit gallant defence, but they were, ulti•a irately completely dispersed. Twenty■revtn guns, comprising the whole of the ■ . enemy’s were captured by the •V BriisK troops. No particulars have yet ■. cone -to hand of the loss in killed, womded, and prisoners inflicted on Aymb, neither is : the British loss yet stand.- , . , ■ Sept 4 - Jufther intelligence to hand reports ■ : thd Ayoub Khan’s camp has been cap- . tund. His troops have fled to Khabrz, ancthe Heratees have also fled to Hel- ; mud. The British troops are pursuing . . thea. Several hundreds have been killed. . , Thi British loss was three officers and eigteen rank and file killed, and 650 wonded and missing. ■ ’ . Madrid, Sept. 2. lews has been received here that, as a , ; batalion of Spanish troops were crossing m bidge over the river Ebro, at Lagions, . thcstructure gave way and sixty-eight , me were drowned. .


{By cableftom Heater's Agency.) Melbourne, Sept. 3.

] is expected that the Nevr Zealand exbits at the forthcoming exhibition wilbe very' good, there being 600 exhifcprs.

Melbourne, Sept.,4

r je P, and O. Company’s steamship Asm, with the inward Suez mail, dated • Lolon, July 30th, arrived at King Gege’s Sound this morning. 'ie Government are continuing to make 5 recctiGjnß in the public service, especially ; in ie Customs and Land departments. My officials will be superannuated, incding Captain Standish, Chief Commiseioir of Police. le ship Eric the Red has been wrecked at ipe Otway. ■ She had on board the Atrican exhibits .for the Melbourne Exbition. < One passenger, the carpeer, steward, and a seaman were i t firmed. 1 - Sept. 5. le latest information to hand states th;the Sorato is in a critical condition. Thforehold is full of water, the engine ,/ rots are filling, and the fires are out. "_ _ ’ is feared that the Sorata’s position is ,j holeas and that she is certain to become '.. a lal wreck It is believed she has on hod; a large quantity of exhibits for Mmurne. Melbourne, Sept. 6. , ve hundred tons American exhibits ■j' yn on board the ship Eric the Red, wßi has been;wrecked, at Cape Otway, tr • ! . . ' ... Sydney, Sept. 3. mneasy’s brandy in bulk, quarters, <> 103 d.; kerosene (diamond) per gallon, - IsM.; Devoe’s, Is. lOd. per gallon; Pia rice, L2l tc L 22 per ton; New Zand wheat, per bushel, 3s. 7d. to 3s. IQ New Zealand oats, Is. 9d. to 2s. per 405.; maize, per 60 lbs., Is. lOd. to 2s. 2d candles, D.R.J.’s, 7W.; . tobacco, Ben’s twist, Is. 7d. per lb. Sydney, Sept. 4. ie Randwick races were held to day. TlDerby was won by Grand Flaneur, Tiellyn second, Sapphire third. Won byialf a length. Time,. 2min. 45secs. aifi-lOths. It was a grand race. Epsom Stes—-Master Avenel, 1; Ravenswood, 3. Time, Imin. 45secs. ai4-10tha. Won by a length. Sept. 5. r. Thomas Higinhotham, engineer, - hriied from apoplexy. Sydney, Sept. 6. lere was great excitement in town yerday, owing to Government having piented Mr. Proctor from lecturing at . . tHheatre last night, by putting pressure ■ ; odie lessee. A crowd of 10,000 persons pieeded to Mr. Proctor’s hotel, and .. icbred him. ■- . iiled; Albion, for Auckland, on Ssrday, Adelaide, Sept. 4. he Orient Co.’s steamship Sorato, • wch arrived yesterday from Plymouth, • ai left during the day for Melbourne, higbne aground at Cape Jervois, Kang&o Island, at the entrance to the Gulf / , ofit. Vincent., -The vessel is in a dan- ■ go us position, but the passengers have aheen landed safely on the island. ;v, :: ■ Later.

lie Sorato struck on a reef a mile fni Cape Jervois. She is still ashore, bis hot making water. The passengers he' Been transferred to the steamer Yormnga. ,• ■

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TELEGRAPHIC., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 149, 7 September 1880

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