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[per reuter’s agency.] The Blow Up. London, May 3. Additional news has reached the Admiralty regarding the disaster to her Majesty’s ship Dotterel in the Straits of Magellan. It is now known that eight officers and 135 men were killed by the explosion, but nothing has yet been learned as to the cause of the same. The Guineas. The race for the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes was run to-day at Newmarket, and was won by Peregrine, with Iroquois second, and Donfuland third. The Irish Land Bill. London, May 4. The Irish Land Bill was again under consideration in the House of Commons this evening. In the course of the debate which took place Sir Stafford Norlhcote made a speech forcibly condemning the measure. He further took occasion to denounce generally the policy of the Government, which he characterised as decidedly communistic in its tendencies. Foster v. Dillon. It is announced that the Irish members of the House of Commons will shortly propose a vote of censure on the Hight Hon. W. E. Forster, Chief Secretary for Ireland, for his action in connection with the arrest of Mr Dillon, M.P. Occupation of Territory. Athens, May 4. Three Greek army corps are being prepared to occupy the territory in Thessaly and Epirus, which is to be ceded by Turkey for the extension of the frontier.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 337, 6 May 1881

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