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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

(Par Hunter's Agency.) Trade Returns. London, Nov. 6. The Board of Trade returns of imports for the past month amount to £27,437,500 being a decrease of £4,875,000 compared with last year. The exports lor the same period amounted to £18,087,500, being an increase of £1,000,000 compared with'last year. Large withdrawals of gold from the Bank of. England are being made for North Amerii a. The Troubles at the Cape, Latest intelligence from JBasuto land reports continuous, fighting; with the enemy. The Cape Rifles, under Colonel Clark, have stormed the Mulethanes’ stronghold, and driven the enemy from their'"positions. The Basutos, however, in overwhelming numbers, have recaptured Letherodis, the village which was recently tiken by Carrington. The colonials, notwithstanding the strength of the enemy, retired from the village in good order The Leaguers. London, Nov. 8. Meetings are being held in Ireland to protest against the trial of the Irish Land Leaguers. “Hold the Fort.” 'Constantinople, Nov. 8. ‘' The. Albanian Chiefs have replied to

the request of Derviscli Pasha that they should submit without opposition to the cession of Dulcigno. '' They state they cannot agree to the cession and will defend their territory with their lives. A body of dizains were landed by Derviscli Pasha, but were prevented by ; the’ Albanians from entering Dulcigno. ' Constantinople, Nov. 9. The Porte is sending further reinforcements of troops to Dervish Pasha, who, together with Riza Pasha, has now left the neighborhood of Dulcigno. The Nihilists. St. Petersburg, Nov .8. The trial of a number of Nihilists charged with having perpetrated the explosion in the Winter Palace in February last has been commenced. A Famine in Russia. St. Petersburg, Nov. 9. Owing to a famine which it is feared is impending in Russia, prices of goods generally, but especially wheat, are rapidly increasing. Much alarm exists, and Government threatens to transportsome of the leading grain merchants for the manner in which they have raised prices. The MarketsThree per cent. Consols, 99| ; Adelaide wheat, per 49(51b5., ex warehouse, 50s, 6d; Adelaide flour, per 2801b5., ex warehouse, 355. Gd. ; New Zealand wheat, ex ship, 445. 6d. ; ; best Australian beef tallow, per cwt., 355. 7d. ; best mutton tallow, 375. 3d. The total stock of tallow in London on November ,Ist was 18,000 casks. Quiescent. ; ; Calcutta, Nov. 9. - The latest advices from Cabnl, dated October 24th, state that everything was quiet. Garibaldi. • - ; . ! Rome, Nov. 4. General Garibaldi, .is ’now on a visit to Genoa. 1 '

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 188, 10 November 1880

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 188, 10 November 1880

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