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, [FEB; RFUTjKR’S; AGENCY.] i '■! ' Gambetta, ; :;

‘ ■ Paris, May 28. , , r Mf .Gimbetta made a speech to-day,! an tlfe course of which he counselled a pacific,goUcy )vf order, and. ( j}eflce were necessary for the well being 70f/ t France, mi should be rigidly' rfflairitainAd.-ibiiM iL.rx’l ..//"-7w >.U>- U c: ■ 7,,w { Fighting ■ ! ; place i followers of Ameer Abdul Rahamap'/ ' and Ayoub Khan. The latteri ii re* auM airJ

Irregular Expenditure?b In tuft House of a a [uestio'n was .. put to the Ifnder-Eecre- ® ary,, of State fqr the Colonies regarding £ nformation which has trarispired as to v :ertain expenditure incurred?by the t Preasurer and Controller of the revenue i nl^,Western Australia., without , due a LUthofity. In, reply,' Mr Grant Duff ;aid that the circumstances connected j vith the unauthorised payments had >een under the consideration of the government, and instructions.would be sent to the Governor of the colony with i View to prevent any future irregularities in the expenditure of public money , oy-the Treasurer. ] Commercial. i Consols have declined to t New Zealand securities are unchanged. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, has advanced to 495, and New Zealand to 455. Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, remains at 33s 6d. The total quantity of wheat afloat forfhe United Kingdom is ’2, 040, 000 quarters. Australian best mutton tallow has advanced do 37s ; best beef remains at 34s 6d. The Wool Sales. At the wool auction to-day 9,000 bales were offered. The tone of the sale was strong. Inferior and faulty wools of all kinds were less depressed, and there was more enquiry for crossbred and scoured sorts. London, May 28 At the wool sales to-day, 8,900 bales were'offered. The tone of the. auction was firm. Trickett. • - Trickett and Kelly, his trainer, have started for New York. AUSTRALIAN. [PKH REUTEb’s AGENCY.] Shipping. Adelaide, To-daj’. Arrived—Orient Company’s steamship Chimborazo, from Plymouth. An Honor Declined. " ' Brisbane, May 28. It has transpired that his Honor Chief Justice Lilley has intimated :to his Excellency the Governor, his desire to decline the honor of Knighthood which had been conferred upon him. An, Search, , .Melbourne,.. May .28.; I The Victorian Government steamer,, Victoria has returned from the for the barque Cambria, 'which left;. Mauritius on March 15th for Launceston, No sign of the missing vessel has' been seen. - NEW ZEALAND • [per PRESS ASSOCIATION.] ; : Fire. , 1 Auckland, To-day. An outhouse connected with a house 1 * occupied by Mr Leon Deveuport was destroyed by. 6re, caused by the explosion of gas which lie was in the .habit of manufac-,' turlng. ‘ His loss is L4O, and he is uninsured. ■ Forgery. , , i Tijiaru, To-day. ■■ At the Magistrate’s Court this morning,; John Quinn, ■ a laboring man, who got, three, months, .some time back for per'sdhatmg a detective, was charged with‘ ■forging the name of O.' N. Ofbell, the* manager of the Levell’s station, to a" cheque for L 44. He was committed for trial. A Past Run. . , Dunedin,., To-day.-1; Messrs Cargill, Gibbs, ’ add Co. have been advised of the arrival Home on the ,2Gth, inpt. of the Canterbury, from Port Chalmers, after a splendid passage of C 8 days. Dismissal. . The. result of the enquiry/intp, the, aoqidqnt near 1 Andersoq’s, Bay roadj-.on the. Queen’s’ Birthday,'is that the pdintsman’is dismissed. At the .inquest on -Bell a Ver- 1 ' diet of accidentally killed was Returned,, with* a'rider urging'the foVa city ■ morgue.-- »■ '■ !->'■ ■ ■ ■

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 357, 30 May 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 357, 30 May 1881