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(Per Reuter's Agency.) Commercial. London, Jan. 28. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain amounts to 2,340,000 quarters. Australian tallow —Best beef, 355, 6d. ; best mutton, 38s. Four and a' half per cent. New Zealand 10-40 Loan, Best Scotch pig iron, No. 1, f.o.b. in Clyde, 525. 6d. ; best Australian leather, ioJ^d. The Debate on the Coercion Bill. The debate in the House of Commons on the second reading of the Irish Coercion Bill was resumed to-day. Mr. Gladstone made a lengthy speech during the evening, in the course of which he reminded the House that the increase of agrarian outrages and land league had progressed together, and were strongly connected. The coercive measures which the Government propose to adopt are aimed solely at the punishment of evil doers and abettors in its agitation. The debate was again further adjourned. The Turko-Greek Difficulty. Jan. 29. It is announced that the British Government is in accord with other Powers in regard to the action to be taken for the settlement of the TurkoGreek difficulty, and has agreed to the proposed Conference at Constantinople at the same time. It is known that the Powers heve been informed that Engstill believes in the compromise decided on by the Berlin Treaty to he yet binding on Turkey. The Native Rebellion Collapsing., Jan. 29. Intelligence to hand from Caffraria states that the rebellion of the Pondomise, Tembus and other tribes is daily collapsing, and it is expected shortly to be completely quelled.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 256, 31 January 1881

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 256, 31 January 1881

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