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LATEST FROM EUROPE(Per Reuter's Agency.) Advance in the Price of Wheat. London, Oct. 11.

Adelaide wheat has advanced 2s. per quarter, and is now quoted at 51a. 6d. ex warehouse.

The Ozarewitch. London, Oct. 12. The following is the result of the Czarewitch Stakes : Robert the Devil 1 Cipolata ... ... ••• 2 Star ... ... ... ••• 3 Coerced. . A note has been received from the Porte announcing its intention to cede Dulcigno to Montenegro. The Porte hopes that this step will prevent any further display on the part of the combined fleet, and that it will at once be abandoned. Burmah. Intelligence has been received from Rangoon that a force of Burmese troops, numbering 1,000, has assembled on the British frontier, and is making preparations to attack Allanty’s (sic) garrison at that place, which is being strengthened in view of possible hostilities. Teheran, Oct. 12. From native sources it is reported to be the intention of the King of Burmah to demand an indemnity from Great Britain for the late Mjounghoe rebellion, and it is also further stated'that the appearance of Burmese troops on the frontier is believed to be for the purpose of suppressing the Dacoitese. Chili and Peru. London, Oct. 13. Information has been received that the American Government is mediating to prevent a further resumption of hostilities between Chili and Peru. Papers relating to the negotiations have been published in the Gazette, of Mexico. The Kurds.

Latest news from Persia states that the Kurds have destroyed 170 villages, and are now retiring into the mountains with their booty. Mahommed Jau.

Calcutta, Oct. 13.

Intelligence has been received from Cabul that Mahommed Jan, who for some time has been most hostile to the British, and who operated with Ayoub Khan in the attack upon Candahar, has now sent in his submission to the Ameer Abdul Rahman at Cabul. AUSTRALIAN. {Per Reuter's Agency.) The Black CapBrisbane, Oct. 13. Peter Felix, who murdered a man named Overill at Stanthorpe township, situated 184 miles from Brisbane, has been sentenced to death. The Transcontinental Railway. Brisbane, Oct. 14. The captain of the Government schooner reports that there is a good harbor, with a safe entrance for steamers at Port Parker, in the Gulf of Carpentaria, the proposed tciminus of trains in the projected continental railway. Shipping, Melbourne, Oct. 13. Arrived —Ringarooma, from the Bluff, The Clonburn Murder, Two arrests have been made of persons supposed to bo connected with the Clonburn murder. Mr. Service Going Home. Melbourne. Oct. 14. Mr. Service contemplates visiting Europe shortly. He is suffering from erysipelas in his arm, and his condition is considered precarious. Man-of-War Deseiters. Sixteen sailors have deserted from H.M.S. Wolverine. Liabilities £80,090. James Buck and Co., have failed—their liabilities are set down at LBO,OOO. The Orient. Adelaide, Oct. 14. The Orient Company’s steamer Orient has arrived from Plymouth. Sailed. Sydney, Oct. 14. The Taparua sailed yesterday for Auckland.


(Per Press Association.) The Governor.

Auckland, Oct. 14.

It is reported that H.M.S. Danao will return with Governor Gordon direct to Auckland from Fiji.

The Patetere Block-

Negotiations re the Patetere block between Government and private purchasers have been concluded. The terms are that the latter deposit HI,OOO as security for the Government advance, upon which the pre-emptive prochunaton will be withdrawn. The Association will pass the land through the Court and secure the title. The Government will probably select 20,000 acres in lieu of the Till,ooo and return the deposit. It is also believed that the Association is bound to put up blocks of land for sale in reasonable sizes and to offer 25 per cent, of the best land on deferred payment by auction. The survey of 100,000 acres, for which Dilworth and Howard are negotiating, io proceeding. Flour. A private cablegram reports that Adelaide flour has risen to LlO 10s. Joe, the Murderer. Joe, the murderer, has lost his appetite, and has became timid and reserved. Te Ngatoau. Te Ngatoau, formerly principal adviser of the. Maori King, has been banished to Kawhia. Land Transactions. Mr. R. Graham is negotiating for 30,000 acres in the Lake country. M'Leau and Co. have occupied the extensive Horuhoru block, unoccupied for many years through Maori obstruction. Bishop Selwyn. News from Norfolk Island says Bishop Selwyn was kindly received by the natives of Santa Cruz, four miles from where Commodore Goodenough was murdered. Boat Accident. iNVfr.UCAfiGILL, Oct. 14. News from the West Coast tells of the drowning of Captain Owen, of the cutter Ariel, through the capsizing of a boat. '

Three others would have been lost but for the arrival of another cutter.

A Rabbit Epidemic

The rabbiters holding the runs recently leased for rabbit breeding, state that an epidemic has broken out among the bunnies, and hundreds are picked up dead daily.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 166, 14 October 1880

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 166, 14 October 1880

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