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CABLE NEWS.

' ‘’age'nW^’, ' The 'Quarrellifl^. 7 . u ~t «i London,..May;-2,6* * 1 Recent news from Ireland states that a want Of harmony, isl apparent iirxdhe-

working of the Land League. Discord has shpwn irself in open dissen&ftj|s betweffl several of the leading members. . vf’ s|Ra<l -League -Np t vyft hst an ding '■ ' ; Uienufperous attests tifhich havp'LeetxHnkde in Iceland • i ' % ‘ ‘ '

tjfntdertlfe Coerits(|n A|*t, tj|§ p'^wet;-.pf A c^|h^to ‘lnrbugffout the !r coun'try. v Meetings under its auspices are still held in agitation of the land question, and it is rumored that the Government, in con■sequence,intendsto instruct the¥iGeroyito prohibit allmeetings of-the League W irelknd. * ' '*' ; - s ' ' *• j The Turko-Greek Convention,-' -iiid settlement of the frontier difficulty having been concluded, the Right Hon. Mf .Goschen, Ambassador '- Extraor dP* nary to the Porte, is now London. His successor, Earl'Duffenri, tvjll leave St. Petersburg shortly for Constantinople. y i; ‘ S’ i j Consols. * Co'hsbls, remain' at to2'^.- , ; 1 ' .i:; : T 7 , itate pf Discount. , The, bank rateiof,,discount,is un-.. • changed per cent, . and' the 1 market fafe-at.• : |f ■ v , 1 ’ . Reserve of Wealth. The total .researyp/.; in notes, and bullion in the Bank of England is' Lr 5,400,000. .ruiii ?l> ■; ,;>:<■ I ; I New Securities. Ndw ; Zealand'' Fou’r-and-a-half ’ ber, Cent. 1879-1904 Loan, has further ! advanced,land; fcQ-clay is quoted -ftt. 103.4; Five per Cent. 10.40 Loan*, is <urir; i changed at 105; and Five ipqf Cqift., 18S9 Loan, 104, ex dividend. The Markets. The markets for Australian and New Zealand bread stuffed f and,. Austrian, talldw, show no 'changeTn' piices. ' ; Selected transparent kauri gum is 5 quoted ;lpi 0...35. per y cwt, being an advance of Lr. 0 Woof Auctions.' 1 • ’ At the wool sales to day 7,700 bales were offered, making a total of 133,900 ' bales catalogued since the opening. There* wai ’ h/good 1 deniand for thd varibus lots offered. The total numt of bales withdrawn from the sale * 'siricp; Opening is now *7,060; tv., The Recent Steamboat Accident. _Later intelligence has been received ?rom Canada concerning the steamboat accident which occurred near London, in the Province of Ontario, to the effect? ;that! two' 1 hundred . and 'forty f T corpjses have already been recovered;*.h ; . Renewal of Treaties, • , Negotiations ’' have ’ between the Frigiish'rind' French Govern-' / menjts'for a renewal of the-treaties of 1866 and aß73'<forlregulating the inter-nationahoonimerce-ofthetwo Countries.; : Th el treaties will, under existing . merits, terminate in October next, 1 unless their renewal or extension be agreed-upon. • -d- • d

; ; , ; ,AMSJIRA:U,AN..... > fiW [per rbutbr’s AGENCY.] • il ‘ , 2 .., Pq*Uier. .•>. No' particulars, have the interview which’ tobk place day bet wen -the'’ Premier -and theGbverfhjjr. It is believed, liovvever, that Mr Berry’s chief jobject was.to ascertain his Excellency’s views as to the dissolution of Parliament ? ini ,the event of. the, Refdrp\]silhMi&|d ' i,’ 1 •

Eow He got out of it. , Sydney, To-day, j

In the action for libel brought byMr ; Gipps, -the - hydraulic - engineer, against Mr Wither^,^he- i la i pleaded the privilege tne alleged in’ /his rtocketbook within the precints of the AsseSlßly.ffihW plaiptiff 'ihas been , ; 1 -. symtmhy; |Jie * r “ , f Ah enfliusiastic nieeting was held at the Masonic Haflfast evening/at w'hich jtf |vas the wliold of the' "of the ‘ 'BiHleiln costs fit the .repent lißel action.-. ;-A large Amount ibas heen), suh?crtbed, by all classes of-’flie corppiyni,ty. soi- The Markets.

Oats jfrip quoted at 3s 3d. , Patna rice is qubted' Af ‘LtS’ per ton. Sugar CgHpany’s’■N'o; i ; 'pieces, per tori L 36:

NEZEALAND

[ap£ PRESS , •. j i.' Suicide;;3 ' ” Auckland, To-day. ‘ Captain-WriglA, ifbrmerly Consul at the Bay . of irSands, committed suicide on February?l9th, at the Marshall Islands, by shooting hfmaelf ithrbrtgh’ the 1 temple with a revolver. He Rad ..beam,in (good health and spirits, and spoke cheerfully ,o|> going home to America. , Labor Vessel Wrecked. ' The barque Hawin, a hißerjyesselj *,hqK. longing to the Hawaian Government, was wrbckodliat) Tarawa,! - Jiingswell Group.l No lives were lost. A Nasty Accldeni:. : . . Andre f. spt^ler.atWaiteikei, was thrown Irom his horse, and had his ’hosejcompletely smashed, by the penetration bf a stake. ;i Very Possible. ; ; , lr , . Professor Basel mayor’s satehef, containnig L2O and, ■ joyellery,. whiqh --wa?, ,tkh en , from the Theatre', . Jjteyal.'lwh qighf, -yap, recovered fyy thfi ap hour, pr,, two frqmia, woman,wlxo ; yvas at the theatre, and wnbsmd .the .satchel without ah she, took it to keep till claimed. iNo Proof, r, .; 1 > • ' ; .■ 1 ■ i . Dunkdxn, To-day ' t At Robert Gollafn.'fo t r i qriunnal. assault, was discharged, the bench disbelieving the prosecutrix’s accoqnt. Other informations wet o Withdrawn/' 1 ’ 1 ;

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 356, 28 May 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 356, 28 May 1881

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