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[Pa Renta's Agency.) Th« Wool Sales. London, March 19. At the wool sales to-day 4,000 bales were catalogued. Prices generally ruled from 10 to 15 per cent, higher. The South Sea Massacres. March 21. It has transpired that Sir Arthur Gordon and Commodore 'Wilson have communicated with the Secretary of State for the Colonics regarding the report of the Intercolonial Conference on the subject of the South Sea Island massacres, and the powers of the High Commissioner for the Western Pacific. Their letters reply warmly to the comments of the report, which Commodore Wilson characterises as a scurrilous libel. The Commons. In the House of Commons to-day, the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone announced that he would make his Budget statement on the 4th proximo, and that he would introduce his Irish Land Bill on the following Thursday, the 7th. He further stated that the House would adjourn for the Easter recess on the Bth April.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 300, 23 March 1881
LATEST FROM EUROPE Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 300, 23 March 1881
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