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(Pa Renta's Agency,) Mr. Parnell. London, Dec. 7. Mr. Parnell lias been presented with the freedom of the City of Waterford, Ireland. New Zealand Securities. Five per cent' Now Zealand 10-40 Loan, L 104; New Zealand 1889 Loan, LlO7 10s. The Wool Sales. At the wool sales to-day 5,200 bales were offered, making a total of 92,500 hales catalogued since the opening. The tone of the sale was firm. A Riot. A serious riot took place at Brookborough, County Fermanagh, Ireland, owing to the laud meeting held there being prohibited by the authorities. The Riot Act was read. Large bodies of police and dragoons were called out, and the rioters were dispersed. General Grant. Washington, Dec. 7. President Hayes has made a recommendation to the Cabinet that General Grapt should he appointed Commandeer in-Chief of the United States army, a post at present nominally filled by the President. Another Cable, New York, Dec. 7. A project is on foot for the construction of a cable to be laid from San Francisco to Australia, via Sandwich Islands. On the Move. San Francisco, Dec. 7. Five Russian war vessels stationed in the Pacific have sailed from different ports to Japan. The object of their mission has not yet transpired.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 212, 9 December 1880

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 212, 9 December 1880