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EUROPEAN NEWS.

i [Fkr s.s*;.Ara.wata, at the Bmjep.] ' ~7 v London, March 21. The emigration from Germany to the United! Stateais immense, and continues, despite: all .efforts of Prince Bismarck to check the eacodus. 'J housands of German emigrants arrive weekly in New York, ahd the' Stringent provisions intended to stop this wholesale emigration from the country, are without avail. Several leading Nihilists and Socialist conspirators have been arrested in Paris suspected of compttdty the Czar, and have been ,apprehended-at the instigation 1 of- the RussiXii XJovfern-. the of Batisfactoryrevideno& : dl t flSlSfc>^Safi 0 - t ".- ,gA Russia, m| pean GdiMrhmetlts toaslist,}j|jr ing the' organisation under thd ™o A of infernal machines is imrirba*&lf^ J -Beri-* ilif the action brought proprietor of the Daily Telegraph, Mr Labouchere, proprietor bf Trtf&, the latter .conducts bis own ca^^>MrrL%^^ 7y r bonchere exp’bses the fCrmet'vagaries, arid Mr Lawson, and put several 'gGrigriiphical questions apropos to, different j that the Daily Tekyraph haa promoted, much to Mr Lawson’s discomfort. In the negotiations with jßogtf which have been drawn up,it isstipulafcedir that both sides shall restore arms and property • taken ■ during the recent ,cqnflic£.r.j <-.( = The independence of the Transvaal is granted -subject to certain - condUiopivL L British garrisons are to.remain in, Jthijsr Transvaal, but without interfering with the interpaV/Government.: Captain ;s Elltef*: >/. murderers are to be delivered up; Thsf Boers admit the sovereignty of the Queen? . nl and agree to disperse if permitted to the right of self-government. .Tbe-ooa--'.—-trol of foreign relations is reserved’ the British Crown.. ’

; ;iUudb>oß/r k The Budget statement to'-be delivered./ by the Chancellor of the Exchequer 'on April 4th, in awaited with much interist/.M It is stated, on what is believed to be good authority, that it is Mr Gladstone’s intention to propose a reduction of-the [ incowMt A tax from 6d to sd. , ),»r. ,7111:^ Sir W. Harco.urt, Secretary ,q£ State,fou'-ii // the Home Department, fias received a'bo*:.ir k containing a loaded pistoL _ " Sir Evelyn VVpod .willtemain|n Sdtftff Africa in ccnntriand’ df the fottesr General Roberts and the greater o| inforcements have'"been recalled. v* •. | The Government have- appointed. Weymouth Gibbs assistant' arbitrator in' connection with the Queensland steel rail enquiry. .-s . .1 March 24. Acting on the report ,of >the Election Commission, which reported that bribery and qorruption had been prantipedy very extensively at the electicib of TBBojJ[ proceedings have been Instituted against six of the persons scheduled in the report.’ f Marched. During a debate in the Honse qf

mons, Sir S. Nprthcote stated that if . j the > Liberals remained in .power!for twenty.'. In;;, years,.there would be very littleoLthe' Empire left them to govern. The. Emperor Alexander 111. £ff shadowed his intention to bring about certain refqmisiii Russia, wpjph effect of ameliofating the condition of the peasantry and lightening -the ; burden! df’l taxation ' • . : /*’Ll The well-known friendship existing between the new Czar, and the Prince.4f ' Wales is considered likely to ensure more cordial relations between Russia and England. p ; !

The Indian Budget for the year 1881 has been introduced into, the ’Bquso of Commons by the Under-Secretary of State for India. It shows * ‘deficit hi L 6,251,000. r . f The Grand National Steeplechase Meet* ing was held at Liverpool yesterday, and resulted in a victory for Wiopdbrook, Regal being second, and Thornfield third. March •28*-..-i-vol : The Prince of Wales, of her Majesty, will confer ;ts© jorder of the Garter upon Emperor Alexander 111. The Arms Act, regulating the-carrying- - of arms aqd parading the righ,t fo.seaiyh, is now being enforced irt IreiSnai * J v *■ The prisoners, incarcerated! in Ireland i. > for breaches of the. Coercion;iAiCt*,. prefer • J the ordinary gaol to that provided Jby thp • ; t regulation for persons, imprisoned for offences committed under that Act. ■ • / 1 '’ ‘4 '> '/i !1 i i

•# . , fPEK s.'s. Rotomahana. at Lonoon," T T The casualties and losses iri ' killed >St W Potchefstroom have been aevere oirbctfa sides. The scantiness of provis : ons and ammunition compelled the British to surrender the. garrison. . ~, ~ J" .Tt/tT The latest despatches froth" the <3bia " Coast state that the Ashantees are quiet, and there are no signs of King Koffee resorting to hostilities against; the BritlahiT Marph, 29. , Intelligence from West Coast ofiSfridr 1 |.. states that bloody human sacrifices have ? taken place at Abomy, the capital" t)f‘ Uj Dahomey. One of the moat important- «ai natives in the kingdom, together with a, .... hundred others, have beenslanghterhd try'" order of the King .in -:scosnjtoo& •, wrWfc -4.na the inhuman barbarous custom existing. ... , there. " :

The land agitation in Ireland is watched T A with much interest in the. United States." ' 1 At Brooklyn and New Yqrka league has been formed among the Irish residents, having for its object the support of the anti “-rent movement in Ireland." His Holiness the Pope,has received <a threatening letter from alhdy. " ’ ’The affair caused some excitement in .Italy* biU : " little importance is attached to .it.

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EUROPEAN NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 312, 6 April 1881

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EUROPEAN NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 312, 6 April 1881

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