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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE[per reutee’s agency.] The East. London, May 29. The Times , in a leading article yesterday, contradicts the report recently circulated that it was the intention of the British Government permanently to occupy Champ and Pisheen Valley after the evacuation of Candahar. It announces that orders have been issued for the early evacuation of the latter post. The limes further states that the Indian Government has warmly protested against the withdrawal of the troops from Afghan territory, but without influencing the determination of the Imperial Cabinet. Russia and Germany. Rumors that complications are likely to arise between Russia and Germany, consequent upon the accession of the Czar Alexander 111., are attractimg attention throughout Europe. The growing coldness between the two countries is being commented upon in diplomatic circles at the present time. AUSTRALIAN. [per reuter’s agency.] The Inward Suez Mail. Melbourne, To-day. Arrived—P. and O. Co.’s steamship Bokhara, with the inward Suez mail, dated London, April 21. The Bacchante. H.M.S. Bacchante will leave King George’s Sound next week, and will effect further repairs on her arrival here. Safely Home. The Merchant Shipping and Underwriters’ Association advise as follows, under date London, May 28:—Arrived—Ship, Hurunui, from Wellington, March 3rd ; Canterbury, ship, from Port Chalmers, 20th March. NEW ZEALAND [per PRESS ASSOCIATION.] Taken at his Word. Auckland, To : day. Mr Mcßae, head master of the Grammar School, wrote to the Board of Governors

stating that unless the Rev. Mr Gulliver, \ English master, was removed he would 1 himself resign. The Governors resolved - to relieve Mr Mcßae of his duties, giving ( him twelve months’ salary, and appointed i Mr Sloman to the temporary head-mas- ( tership. ( Horse Stealing. < Hawera, To-day. : Walter Stannard has been committed to 1 lake his trial at the Supreme Court, New ' Plymouth, on a charge of stealing a maro 1 from a native named Pokci. 1 Six Months. ‘ Charles Williams received sis months for stealing money from Wm. Shearer at Manai on the Queen’s Birthday. The Maori Prisoners. Major Parris left here on Monday for the purpose of liberating another batch of Maori prisoners. To the Happy Hunting Ground. Tamatana, a chief of the Taiporienui tribe, died suddenly at an advanced age. Low Water. Wellington, To-day. In consequence of the low depth of water in the reservoir, it has been decided to place tanks at several of the springs in the vicinity of the city, so that the main portion of the springs will flow into the tanks, and from the latter branch pipes will be led into the mains. Sporting. Dunedin, To-day. Mr H. Prince purchased Mata for LBOO, and intends bringing him to New Zealand. The Publicans Object. The Licensed Victuallers object to 35 applications for new licenses, on the ground that they are not wanted. Imprisonment of a Wrecker, i Inyerg.migill, To-day. i Charles Petersen, charged with stealfrom Waipapa beach a gun, belonging to i the late Dr Campbell, lost in the Tararua, ; was sentenced to two months, with hard • labor. Ceased Running. i -In consequence of the stoppage of the steamer Mountaineer, the Waimea Com- ’ pany have ceased running on the Govenii ment railway from Elbow to Kingston, the i traffic, as formerly, coming via Inver--1 cargill three times a week. t

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 358, 31 May 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 358, 31 May 1881

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