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LATE CABLEGRAMS.

■ ■■■ i-t:v it JU!-. [BY TBLPOBAPfyJ,, „,jp . ; , [Via ■•i ; IC. An attempt Las bppn to fire the Custom-Mouse, 'ffppaopj. hut the plot was discovered in time to prevent the destruc-

tioivof the place. ' The plot is understood t<£he the design of Fenian agentsl,ff" >A- plot to murder Charles Bradlaugh, M.P., was discovered apd frustrated. ■ Hanlan, while going through some training'* exercise slightly sprained his arm. .Be is reported to bean splendid form, and.in no wayaffeoted l>y the Slight injttry to-his arm. -Hejiriictises daily, in campany-With Ross, over whom his superiority is so marked that backers are now freely offering 4 to 1 on him. Laycock is also in excellent condition, and is reported thoroughly game. Both he And. iiis, confident he will pull a great race to the finish:' He is reported to be absolutely without ; ahy feftr of ?tho result, and fully satisfied he can win.

• Sif' * Jblffi' ' of : Canada, addressed a letter to the ,miners of Staffordshire, remonstrating with them for bargaining with their employees in connection with their liaiaility.to swcidenß' In the House of Lords, Lord Lytton, Upon ’ the policy of -the Government ‘in regard to Afghanistan, severely, criticised. Earl Granville warmly defended the,i|ij|licy |r)f the ■ Government.; The generalship of General Roberts was highly eulogised from byth rsides of, tba House.' •- - : .

A prize figlit took place at Eu sx yesterday, be twebil two rtieii ninied Taylor and ehemirtter. ' The combalatlts, fought 52 rounds,;.and the ifigHt; lasted an hour and' a half. BOUI nieri were severely punished. ’ They were evenly' matdhed, abd fought till they could . scarcely stand. Longen | was-fcarfullj' bLaten abcutr the 'face, and-whs-at length so exhausted that he was uhAble to respond to the csdi of time, and his, supporters acknowledged his defeat in the usual fashion, and Taylor was accordingly declared the winner* \ >r ; ;r - In the House pf CoriimbnS, the Solicr-tor-Geherkl liheneff •' the Irish land leaguers to an octopus, and Lord Hartington declared '-that the Irish land mis-' creants trifled with..the- ifeelings of the, Irish people. The Home Rule members, cheered; when reference was made, during the debate, to. the undetected agrarian crimes in Ireland. The weather continues exceedingly colj and,frp»in T . ' . ' .-„ t jhe'lcislLLand.League.is. financially a ddu'risliihg institution; 1 Its weekly receipts are L 40.000-. ' ; ; General Grant, President of the. United StAtes is using his utmost exertions-to prevent the construction of the Panama canal by M. De Lessens. He delivered an address denouncing the whole scheme, and recommending ; the cutting of a canal through Nicaragua, taking advantage of Lake Nicaragua. • y -

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LATE CABLEGRAMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 250, 24 January 1881

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LATE CABLEGRAMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 250, 24 January 1881

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