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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

(Per Reuters Agency.) Monetary and Commercial. London, Jan. 31. Consols are unchanged at New Zealand securities remain at last quotations. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, 50s. ; Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 345. ; New Zealand wheat, ex ship, 435. Questions in the Commons. In the House of Commons to-day, Sir Charles Dllke, Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, was questioned as to the present state of the negotiations for the settlement of the Greek frontier difficulty. In reply, he stated that the question of holding a conference was no longer under consideration, but that it had been agreed that the Ambassadors of the Powers at the Turkish and Greek Courts should negotiate in the matter, and there was every hope that united action would bring about a peaceful solution of the frontier difficulty, Mr. Childers, Secretary for War, in reply to a question, said that the total reinforcements expected to arrive at Durban, Natal, by February 10th, for service in the Transvaal were 4,500. He added that the Boers had not committed any outrages, and would be treated according to the rules of civilised warfare. Death of an Authoress. London, Feb. 1. The death of Miss Anna Maria Hall, the Irish authoress, is announced today.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 258, 2 February 1881

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 258, 2 February 1881

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