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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE i ] [per eeutbr’s AGENCY.] L. Monetary and Commercial. London, May 24. Consols remain, at 10,2 New Zealand Five per Cent. 10.40 Loan,' 105. New Zealand Five per Cent.; 1889 Loan, 104. New Zealand Four andm-half pgr . Cent. 1-879-1904 Loaqy Adelaide vvjieat,, px, 48s, j New Zealand wheat, , 44s ; t Adelaide flour,'33s 6d ; Australian tallow,best beef, 34s 6d; best mutton, 36s 6d. - Wool Auctions. At the wool sales to day 19,000 bales were offered.. s The market is firm. " Found Guilty. The trialofthe editor of the German Socialist organ, Die Frchiet, issued in London, for publishing an article in March last eulogising the murder of the Czar Alexander 11., concluded today. The prisoner' wat found guilty by jury, but the sentence of the Court has been deferred. ~ More Obstruction; ’ , The course of business in the House of Commons' is again being seriously impeded' by ■ the Irish ■ members, who have revived their, obstructive . tactics towards the various measures now before the House. . AUSTRALIAN. . [per beoter’s agency.] They’re ComingSydney, May 26. The Glands Castle arrived-here today with,Bso Chinese, of whoip 146 are en roiite tor New Zealand. - A Comet. A comet was visible here last night. Its "apparent- position is between the constellations of Golumba and Uranus. jew.-'ZEalanp 1 [PEK PRESS ASSOCIATION.] Appointment. ■ ‘ ‘ WEiiiitNaTON, To-d'ny. At a meeting of the Harbor Board today, Mr Edgar Jones was appointed engineer and architect. ■ ' Deputation. A deputation from pity Council waited on the’‘ Colonial Secretary this morning, and requested him to bring the Contagious Diseases Act into force in Wellington. The ,Colonial, Secretary replied that he saw no reason why'the Act should not be brought into force here, as it had done much good in Christchurch. However, ho thought it would be better to obtain the cost before 'proclaiming the Apt. He would obtain information as to the cost immediately, ; ■ Mr Seddon Speaks. Kxjmaba, ■ To-day.

Mr R. J. Seddon, M.H.R., addressed the electors at Dillmante Town last evening. He admitted that the affairs of the colony had been -Very much disorganised, but the present ment had, , brought affairs to a more favorable condition. He said last session was barren as regards useful legislation.' SirG. Grey and'the-Premier were to blame for tho loss of time over the no-coqfidenco debate. • After the defeat ‘of the Opppsition, the Government/should have forced through their Licensing, Bill and‘Charitable Aid Bill. Increased taxation had been rendered necessary by feckless borrowing and extravagarit expenditure by successive administrators since 187(5. The position of the colony was consequently bad, but;with' ,tl)e vast resources, and careful future administration, it would pull through all difficulties. There- were too many local governing bodies. A reduction of these by fourfifths, would be beneficial to the colony. The first measure for n'ext session should be one to restrict the influx of Chinese. He considered that representation should be based upon population.. JJe regarded the resignation of Mr. Oliver- as a serious loss to colonial politics.' A unanimous vote; ’of confidence was parsed. , The Month’s Yield*.' - , / D.uneiun,; To-day. ■ j.The yCrouiwiell Company’s;,four-weekly crusbiPß ; yielded 519 ounces gold from 455 ions of 4tone»( a_ , . ;g. t ; .i/.giu

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 355, 27 May 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 355, 27 May 1881

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