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LATEST FROM EUROPE.

[PEE HEUTEE’s AGENCY.]; ■ The Wool Salk > , London, May, £3. 1 At the wool sajes tq day i i,4oojhales were offered, making s total of i05,i00 bales; catalogued since the opdning. Less demand was experienced, and the prices were occasionally easier/--' ' The Brindisi Mail- -- . ■ The Australian mails -via Brindisi were delivered here to-day. , The Wool Sales. London, May 24. At" the wool sales to-day, 9,100 bales were offered. The tone of the bidding was strong. A Terrible Accident. : News has been received from Canada that a terribe accident has occurred near London, on the Thames, in the province of Ontario. An excursion steamer with several hundred persons on. Ijoard capsized, and 175 perished. An Unfounded Rumor. There is no foundation for • the rumor recently circulated that the Bey of Tunis has been deposed by the Sultan. Unaccountable. Further information has been received by the Admiralty with regard to the blowiug up of H.M.S. Dotterell in Magellan’s Straits on April 20th. The survivors state that two explosions ocurred, -both about the same time, ten, o’clock in the morning, while the vessel was at anchor. They are, however, unable to throw any light upon the terrible disaster. * ! ■ Obituary. Madrid, May 24 His Excellency the Right Hon. Sir W. P, Adam, ' Governor of Madras, died to-day. Looks Like a Settlement.. . ~, Constantinople, May 24. The Turko-Greek Convention for the final settlement of the Greek frontier difficulty was signed by the Porte ,to,day. ’ _ '

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 354, 26 May 1881

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 354, 26 May 1881

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