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LATEST FROM EUROPE{Per Reuter's Agency The Rebellion in Basutoland. London, Nov. 15. The latest intelligence from the Cape states that the rebellion in Basutoland is daily increasing, and that the position of the Cape,Rifles is-becoming more.critical. In consequence 1 of, the' necessity df re-, mforcements/ ’ 600 burghers arc being called out, and will proceed without delay to the scene of hostilities. The Famine in Russia. ; St, Petersburg, No v, 15. Owing to the pressure brought to heap by the Government, a large number of bakers in this city have lowered their prices, and the prevailing distress has been partly relieved. Nov. 16. Clemency. Three Nihilists, who were sentenced to death for being connected with the Winter Palace explosions, have been comm-inuted-to penal servitude for life in; the Siberian-mines. Shot. Constantinople, Nov. 16. A Turkish official; while engaged; in reading .the order for the surrender of Dulcigno to Montenegro, has been shot. / Severe Storms. .. , Rome, Nov. 25. Very severe storms, with heavy rain, have been experienced throughout. Italy, and great havoc has been committed in many parts of the country. ; Ready in March. Athens, Nov. 16. Comraoudouros, the Greek Premier, made a speech to-day, in the course of which he said that Greece was not ready yet to enforce her frontier claims. Reorganisation of the army and mobilisation of fresh troops were porceeeding with all possible speed, but were not likely to be completed before’ March riext. ! ’ Stopped Shaking. , , Vienna, Nov. 15., .. The earthquakes which were experienced at Agram during the last week have now ceased. Mobbing the Monks. Madrid, Nov. 10. The French monks, when landing at Barcelona and Alicante, have been mobbed to death by the. populace. The BoersCape Town, Nov. 16. The Boers are again rebelling, and troops have been ordered to Rusteuburg for the purpose of quelling the outbreak. AUSTRALIAN. {Pet-Reuter's Agency.') A Lost Key. Melbourne, Nov, 16. It is suspected that the missing box of. gold was landed at the Bluff or Hobart Town. It has transpired that the duplicate key of the Tararua’s bullion room has: been lost. A Rejected Petition. Mi’. Hickett’s petition to Parliament to unseat Dr. Madden for bribery has been rejected by 5 to 1. The Suez Mail. Melbourne, To-day. Arrived— The P. and O. Company’s ship Khedive, with the English mail via Suez, dated London, Oct, Bth. ,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 194, 17 November 1880

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 194, 17 November 1880

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