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[per p.eutbr’s agency.] Monetary and Commericial. London, May 9. Consols have advanced to New Zealand securities remain at the following quotations :—g per cent., 10.40 Loan, 104*4; 5 per cent. 1889 Loan, ex div. ; 4)4 per cent., 1879-1804 Loan, 101. Adelaide wheat has declined is per quarter, and is now at 475, ex warehouse. New Zealand wheat is unchanged at 445., and Ade laide flour at 33s ; Australian tallow — Best beef remains at 34s 6d, and best mutton at 36s per cwt. Hops. Reports from the Kentish hop-grow-ing districts give favorable accounts of the season’s crops. The Mail. The Homeward Australian mails, via Brindisi, which left Melbourne on the 30th March, and the Homeward Australian and New Zealand mail which left Auckland on the 29th March, were delivered here to-day. Beaconsfield’s Monument. In the House of Commons to-day, the motion authorising the erection of a monument to the late Earl of Beaconsfield in Westminster Abbey, was, after debate, carried on a division by a majority of 326. A similar notice was agreed to in the House of Lords without division. Demands Reform. A telegram has been received from Sophia announcing that Prince Alexander, of Bulgaria, threatens to resign unless the National Assembly makes radical changes in its system of the government of the country. Mercurial Prance. Constantinople, May 9. It has transpired that the French Government has notified to the Powers that the despatch of Turkish troops to Tunis will be deemed a casus belli. Her Troops Successful. Paris, May 9. Intelligence to hand from Tunis states that the French troops have been successful in their operations against the tribe of Kroumirs, and have now occupied the latter’s stronghold.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 341, 11 May 1881

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 341, 11 May 1881