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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

[per reuter’s agency.] Monetary and Commercial. London, April 25. New Zealand securities to-day advanced by to 1 per cent., the present quotations being as follows : For Five per Cent, xo-40 Loan, Five per Cent. 1889 Loan, 106; Four and a Half per Cent. 1879-1904 Loan, 101. The markets for Australian and New Zealand bread stuffs and Australian tallow are without quotable change. That Unhappy Country. The state of Ireland is causing renewed uneasiness, there having lately been a marked increrse of agrarian crime. Reports are now coming to hand daily of outrages committed in various parts of the country.

General Regret. Both Houses of Parliament re-assem-bled to-day after the Easter recess. In the House of Commons the Right Hon, W. E. Gladstone made a speech in which he referred in terms of deep regret to the death of the late Earl Beaconsfield, and gave notice of motion, to come on in a fortnight’s time, in favor of funds being voted for the erection of a monument to the late Earl in Westminster Abbey. In the House of Lords several Peers took occasion to refer to the death of Earl Beaconsfield, all expressing great regret at the sad event. The Land Bill-

In the House of Commons this evening the Irish Land Bill came up for discussion on the second reading. In the course of the debate the Right Hon. Edward Gibson, Q.C., who was Attorney-General for Ireland under the last Administration, made a speech, in which he denounced in strong term;, the provisions of the measure before the House.

A Mark of Respect. ‘ Bolh Houses of Parliament adjourned this evening until 9 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday), as a tribute of respect to the memory of the late Earl Beaconsfield. Getting Lively. 1 Paris, April 25.

Telegrams have been received from Algeria reporting that the Arabs there are getting excited over the state of relations between France and Tunis, and are showing a strong warlike feeling. The French Government lias given orders for the immediate despatch of 40, 000 troops to Algeria, in preparation for any emergency. Pushing On. Constantinople, April 25. The Porte has received information from Dervisch Pasha, stating that since the defeat which he inflicted on the insurgent Albanians at Uskiop last week he has pushed on with his force, and has now entered the Albanian town of Prierend. Dervisch Pasha, moreover, announces that, owing to the defeat of the insurgents, the Albanian League has completely collapsed.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 329, 27 April 1881

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 329, 27 April 1881

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