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{Per Renter's Agency.) Putting on the BrakeLondon, March 20. Government has instituted a prosecution against a newspaper called Die Frichet, The Liberty , an organ of the German Socialists, printed and issued in London, foe publishing an article eulogising the murderer of the Czar, and urging assassination of other crowned heads, to gain the ends of Socialism. The Mails. The homeward Australian mails, via Suez and Brindisi, were delivered here to-day. Monetary. Consols remain at par. New Zealand Five per Cent. 10.40 Loan, New Zealand Five per Cent., 1889, Loan, iio}£ ; F'our-and-a-half per Cent. 1879-1905 Loan, 97^2Commercial. Adelaida wheat, ex warehouse has declined to 50s ; New Zealand, ex ship, remains at - 46s ; Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, is quoted at 34s ; Australian best beef tallow is unchanged, at 335, and best mutton, at 36s per cwt. Earl Beaconsfield’s Indisposition.

Earl Beaconsfield is suffering from a severe attack of gout and asthma. A bulletin issued to-day states that his Lordship passed a restless night. Evening. The latest bulletin issued this evening regarding the health of Earl Beaconsfield, reports his lordship to be progressing favorably towards recovery* : London, March 30. Earl Beaconsfield continues to improve, and will, it is expected, be soon restored to health. Amicably SettledIt is announced that the Ambassa :

dors of the Great Powers at Constantinople, acting under authority from' their Governments, have intimated to the Porte their acceptance of its last proposal for the settlement of the Greek frontier—viz., to cede to Greece a larger extent of Territory in Thessaly than was previously offered, but the distiict of Epirus and island of Crete to remain to Turkey. Greece. Athens, March 29. A Greek Army Corps has been o’dered to the frontier in view of the possibility of war with Turkey. Should war break out the corps will concentrate at Chalcis, a seaport 17 miles northeast of Thebes, and an important stratagetical position near the frontier. Athens, March 30. In accordance with the decision of the great Powers, to accept the Porte’s proposal to cede territory in Thessaly alone to Greece, the representatives of the Powers in this city are strongly urging the Hellenic Government to agree to the proposal, and thus arrive at a settlement of the Turko-Greek difficulty.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 307, 31 March 1881

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 307, 31 March 1881

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