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(Per Reuter's Agency.) Reinforcements for the Transvaal. London, Feb. 14. In accordance with the announcement made on Saturday by the Secretary of State for War in the House of Commons, two regiments of cavalry and one thousand infantry have been ordered to proceed to Natal to further reinforce Sir George Colley in the Transvaal. Burning the Bill. A meeting took place in Hyde Park in opposition to the measure proposed by the Government for the settlement of the agitation in Ireland. A considerable number of people were present. Severn 1 violent speeches were made, and copies of the Irish Coercion Bill were burned on the platform. The Ladies’ Land LeagueThe Ladies League, which has recently been formed in Dublin, has for its object the furtherance of the agitation for the settlement of the question of the ownership of land in Ireland. Don’t Like Greece. Constantinople, Feb. 13. News to hand from the Island of Crete reports that the inhabitants are at present much disturbed over the possibility of the Island being ceded to Greece in partial settlement of the Turco-Greck difficulty. A Week’s Armistice. Capetown, Feb. 13. Negotiations for a cessation of hostilities between the Cape forces and the Basutos have recently been proceeding, and a week’s armistice has been proclaimed throughout Basutoland and Transkei.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 269, 15 February 1881
LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 269, 15 February 1881
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