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(Per Banter’s Agency.) London, Jan. 15. Money and Commercial. Consols, count has been raised to 3jZ P er cen t> equal with the Bank rate ; New Zealand securities are unchanged; Australian tallow has advanced, best beef being quoted at 345, and best mutton at 365. 6d. The Explosion at Salford Armory. Information has been received which seems to prove that the attempt to destroy the armory at Salford, as reported this morning, was actually made. It is now definitely known that an explosion took place, but the cause of the same is a complete mystery. Turkey and Greece. Telegrams are to hand from Athens reporting that the Greek Government has decided that an attack shall be made at the end of the month to obtain the required teiritory in Epirus and Thessaly from Turkey, unless the cession be previously made. In consequence of this information the Powers are making renewed efforts to prevent an outbreak of hostilities between Turkey and Greece, and to bring about the settlement of the frontier difficulty. Mr. Gladstones Health. London, Jan. 17. Mr. Gladstone has recovered from the cold from which he was recently suffering. The Ritualist Parsons. The Rev. O. P. Dale and Rev. Mr. Enright, ritualistic clergymen, who were imprisoned for contempt of orders of the Court of Arches, have been discharged from custody, it having been found that the writs under which they were arrested were defective. The Turcomans, Further news to hand from Central Asia states that the Turcomans recently made an unsuccessful sortie from Geok Teplebling and were heavily repulsed by th? Russians, who then stormed the outworks. 'Che conflict was a most sanguinary one, and resulted in heavy loss to both sides. The Greek Frontier Question. Constantinople, Jan. 17. The Porte has sent a circular note to its representatives abroad, requesting them to propose to the Powers tIL-jt, the latter should send delegates to a‘Conference at Stamboul, to negotiate for the settlement of the Greek frontier question. The Porte desires that the Conference should be held in lieu of arbitration, as proposed by the Powers.
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