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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

{Per Reuter's Agency.) The Wool Sales. London, March 22. At the wool scries to-day 8,700 bales were offered. The tone of the auction was firm. 'The sales close on Friday, 25th instLondon, March 23. At the wool sales to-day 7,500 bales were offered, and the tone of the niarwas firm. Monetary and Commercial. Consuls remain at par. New Zealand securities are firm at last quotations. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, sis ; New Zealand wheat, ex ship, 465; Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 345. Australian tallow is without quotable change. A Warm Performance. Paris, March 23. The opera house at Nice was totally destroyed by fire to-night. 'The conflagaration broke out during a performance. and nearly one hundred persons perished in the flames.

The Greek Premier. Athens, March 23. M. Coumoudouros, the Premier, made a speech to-day dealing with the present negotiations for the settlement of the frontier difficulty with Turkey. In the course of his remarks he expressed the opinion that though there was every possibility that Greece would be compelled to go to war to force her rights, an outbreak of hostilities with Turkey was not inevitable, and might be avoided by negotiation. The Royal Commission. Capetown, March 22. The Royal Commission of Inquiry into affairs in the Transvaal will be composed of the following members : Sir Hercules Robinson, Sir Evelyn Wood, and Sir John de Villiers, Chief Justice of Cape Colony. They will proceed without delay to Heidelberg in the Transvaal, and will there hold the Commission.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 302, 25 March 1881

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 302, 25 March 1881

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