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('Per Beider's Agency.) The Markets. London, Oct. 16
Three per cent Consols 9S§. Adelaide wheat, per 4961 b., ex warehouse, 495. 6d.; best Australian beef tallow, per cwt., 335. 6d., best mutton tallow, 345. 4d. Four and a-half per cent. New Zealand 1879-1904 Loan, 97kd. Best Scotch Pig iron, No. 1, f.o.b. in the Clyde, 525. 6d. There is large speculative enquiries for brandy. ShippingArrived—City of Quebec, from Auckland.
The Irish Trouble. October 18.
Mr. Parnell, at Longford, made a speech, in the course of which he stated that the proposed prosecutions would be entirely useless. The detached squadron to which H. M. ship Bacchante belongs, has gone on a protracted cruise. The Czar’s Contemplated Retirement.
A report is current at St. Petersburg, on the best authority, that, owing to the Czar having contracted a marriage with the Princess Dolgorouke, his Majesty will appoint the Czarewitch as regent, and will li re in retirement at Lividia, in the Crimea.
A Terrible Snow Storm.—Fearful Havoc amongst Cattle.
News has been received from South America of a terrible disaster in the Argentine Republic. A most severe snow storm, lasting for three days, fell over an enormous tract of country, and caused the death of 700,000 cattle, 500,000 sheep, and 250,000 horses. No news has come to hand as to any loss of human life. The Jesuits. Paris, Oct. 18. The French Government are still continuing to expel various religious orders.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 170, 19 October 1880
LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 170, 19 October 1880
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