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(Per Reuters Agency.) Tlie Markets. London, Nuv. LO. Consols unchanged, at 99|. New Zealand Five per Cent, debentures have further advanced, and to-day are quoted as follows ;— lO-40 Loan, 102 ; 1889 Loan, 1041- ; Four and a-half per Cent. 18791904 Loan, unchanged, at 94|. Adelaide and New Zealand breadstnffs remain at last (jactations. Australian tallow—Best beef, quoted at 355. Gd.; best mutton, 365. Gd. Resignation of the French Ministry. 'Pa xus, Nov. 9. An adverse vote having been passed against the Government in the Chamber of Deputies in regard to the execution of the March decrees against the Jesuits and other clerical orders, Jules Favre, President of the Council and his colleagues, have tendered their resignations to President Grevy, who has accepted the same. The Political Situation at HomeSpeech by the Premier. London, Nov. 10. At the banquet at the Guild Hall last evening, Mr. M‘Arthur, M.P., referred to the Prince of Wales’ inability to visit Australia, and said if his Royal Highness had made the journey ho would have been astonished at the progress of the colonics. Mr. Gladstone, in replying to the toast of her Majesty’s Ministers, dwelt on the anxieties of Government, which he said were chiefly in regard to Ireland. The Government would deal with the grievances of the Irish people, but it was their first duty to maintain order, and additional power for this purpose would probably be asked of Parliament. Referring to foreign affairs, Mr. Gladstone, in the course of his remarks, said that the European concert which had existed had proved useful in maintaining peace, and bringing about a partial settlement of the difficulties which had existed. A Good Shake. Vienna, Nov. 9. A very heavy earthquake has occurred in the south-east part of Austria, causing fearful havoc at a town called Agram. Caving In. Constantinople, Nov. 9. The Sultan has telegraphed to the Great Powers informing them that the surrender of Dulcigno to Montenegro is expected immediately. A Famine in Russia. St. Peteusbuik;, Nov. 9. Owing to a famine which it is feared is impending in Russia, prices of goods trenerally, hut especially wheat, aie rapidly increasing. Much alarm exists, and Government threatens to transport some of the leading grain merchants for the manner in which they have raised prices.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 189, 11 November 1880

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