Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

LATEST FROM EUROPE.

(Per Renter's Agency.) Monetary, &c. London, March 17. Consols remain at par. The total reserve of notes and bullion in the Bank ofEngland is 1,17,750,000. Best Sydney copra is quoted at 1, 14 15s. Best selected transparent kauri gum realised to-day 1.9 7s, 6d The Wool Sales. At the wool sale to-day 10,900 bales were offered, making a total of 222,000 catalogued since the opening. The tone of the sale was firm, and there was an active demand. 18,000 have been withdrawn since the opening of the sales. Disturbance at Aldershot. A Somewhat serious disturbance occurred to day at Aldershot. A drunken Irish soldier was being arrested by the police, when a number of civilian sympathisers endeavored to prevent his being taken into custody. A riot ensued, and lasted for some time, but it was finally quelled by large bodies of police arriving on the scene, and overpowering the rioters, numbers of whom were arrested. The Offer of the Porte Declined. Athens, March 17. The proposal recently made by the Porte to the Ambassadors of the Powers at Constantinople, to cede the Island of Crete to Greece, in settlement of the Turco-Greek difficulty, as announced yesterday, has been under

the consideration of the Hellence Government. After full deliberation, the latter has informed the Powers that it must absolutely decline the offer of the Porte. ' Prospect of Peace in the Transvaal. Capktown, March 17. Intelligence has been received from Natal that the negotiations between the Boers and Sir Evelyn Wood have had a satisfactory result. The Boer leaders

have now given a general consent to the conditions of peace laid down by the British, but have, however, reserved a few points for further consideration. The Russian Home Policy. St. Petersburg, March 17.

From a semi-official source it has been ascertained that it is generally understood in Russian Court circles that the Czar Alexander 111. will follow the late Emperor’s policy of reform, and his efforts in the direction of maintaining the peace of Russia.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18810319.2.8.1

Bibliographic details

LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 297, 19 March 1881

Word Count
336

LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 297, 19 March 1881

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working