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(Per Reuter’s Agency.) A Ritualist sent to Prison. London, Oct. 29.
The Rev. T. P. Wale, Rector of the Church of St. Yidest, Foster lane, Cheapside, London, who some time ago was inhibited for Ritualistic practices, has now been sentenced to imprisonment for contempt of the decision of the Ecclesiastical Court. Dublin Damaged by a Zephyr. A hurricane of a very severe character was experienced at Dublin to-day. The storm raged for some time, and the wind blew with such force that several houses and buildings were unroofed, and suffered other damage. No loss of life or casualties of a serious nature occurred. Does it Matter Much ? Persistent reports are being published in various English and Continental journals that the Czar of Russia is afflicted with paralysis. No authentic news on jjthe subject has, however, yet been received.
Wheat Afloat for Britain. London, Oct. 30. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,800,000 quarters. The Orient Shipping Company’s steamship Potosi left Plymouth to-day for Australia. The London Chartered-Bank of Australia. The London Chartered Bank of Australia has declared a dividend of five per cent, for the half year. Another Turn of the Military Screw on Ireland. In view of the continued disturbed state of Ireland the Government has decided, in addition to sending further drafts of troops to the unsettled districts, to make a large increase in the strength of the Irish constabulary, and the enrolment of 2000 additional men for that force has been commenced. The Markets. London, Oct. 31. Three per cent, consols, 99jr ; Adelaide wheat per 469 lbs., ex warehouse, 48s. 6d.; best Australian beef tallow, per cwt., 355. 6d.; mutton tallow, 365. 6d. Murdered for his Message. Constantinople, Oct. 29. News has been received that a messenger despatched to Dulcigno by Riza Pasha, commander of the Turkish forces, has been murdered. The act is attributed to disaffected Albanians. Stiff Measures at Dulcigno. Constantinople, Oct. 30. Dervish Pasha, who was recently ordered to proceed to Dulcigno with three battalions of Turkish troops, has been instructed by the Porte to arrest and deport all Albanians who show an obstinate determination to resist .the cession of Dulcigno. The Socialists in Germany—Hamburg in a State of Siege. Berlin, Oct. 30. In consequence of the increase of Socialism in many parts of Germany, and in Hamburg particularly, Government has placed that city in a state of siege as against the Socialists resident there. A Flight of Locusts. Teheran, Oct. 29. Intelligence has been received that the tribes of predatory Khurds who have again crossed the frontier from Khurdistan, in Asiatic Turkey, in the Persian Province of Azebijan, are continuing their depredations, and have taken possession of the town of Ururayah, near the lake of the same name. They are further reported to be advancing on Tabreez, a town of considerable size in the interior of the province, and are pillaging and laying waste towns and villages on their route. It is expected that the Persian troops under Hischmet Dowlah will shortly come up with the enemy. The Difficulties at the Cape. Capetown, Oct. 29. Telegrams have been received announcing that the tribe of Pondos have risen against the British and have murdered two English magistrates. Further intelli gence is also to hand regarding the war in Basutoland. The Cape Rifles, under Carrington, have taken the village of Lethodo, the most powerful Basuto chief, after a desperate defence. Continuous fighting is proceeding with large bodies of the enemy at different points.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 181, 1 November 1880
LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 181, 1 November 1880
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