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[per reuter’s agency.] The Oaks. London, June 3. The race for the Oaks Stakes was run at Epsom to-day, and resulted in a victory for Mr Crawford's Thebais, Lucy Glitters second, Myra third. A Rumor Denied. Mr Gladstone has addressed a letter to the press, in which he denies that the Viceroy of Ireland has suggested to the Government the advisableness of taking steps for the suppression of the Irish Land League. That Unhappy Country. Serious disturbances continue to occur in Ireland. At Clare to-day a body of Irish peasants, armed with Snider rifles, offered violent resistance to the service of certain writs. Shots were exchanged with the troopers, who were present to support the process servers. One man was killed, and many others seriously wounded. The Land Bill. In the House of Commons to-day the Irish Land Bill was further considered in Committee. It was urged by the Opponents of the measure that action should be taken by the Governin regard to absenteeism, and the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone eventually announced that proper steps should be taken to deal with the question of residence of landlords in Ireland. Monetary, &c. Consols are quoted at ioo*4, ex dividend. New Zealand securities are unchanged. Five per Cent. 10.40 Loan, 105; Five perCcnt, 1889 Loan, 105 ; and per Cent., 18791904 Loan, at 104. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, has declined to 48s. New Zealand wheat is unchanged, at 45s ; Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 33s 6d. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,960,000 quarters. Australian tallow has advanced 6 d per cwt.; best beef is quotedg at 355, and best mutton at 37s 6d u The stock of tallow in London on the Ist instant was 11,200 casks. Best Scotch pig iron No. 1, free on board in Clyde, 48s ; galvanised iron, 26-gauge, Li 6 xos.
Stormy Scene in the Commons. London, Juno 4. In the House of Commons last night stormy scenes occurred during the consideration of the ; Irish Land Bill in committee, owing to the obstructive tactics of the Irish members. Mr J. O’Kelly, Member for Roscommon, was most disorderly, and was finally, by the Speaker’s order, suspended for the remainder of the sitting. The Houses Adjourn. Both Houses of, Parliament now stand adjourned to the 9th inst for the Whitsuntide recess. More Troops for Ireland. Owing to the continuance of disturbances in Ireland further reinforcements of troops have been ordered across the Channel, to augment the forces in the disaffected districts. Enforcing the Arms Act. The police in Ireland are more actively engaged in searching for arms in houses of suspected persons, in accordance with the powers conferred by the Irish Arms Act. Pushing the Porte. Constantinople, June 3. The foreign ambassadors in this city are strenuously urging the Porte to expedite' the partition of the territory in Thessaly and Epirus which is to be ceded for the extension of the Greek frontier.
Appointing the Commissioners. Athens, June 3. Commissioners have been appointed by the Greek Government to carry out the terms of the Frontier Convention with Turkey, in conjunction with Commissioners to be appointed by the Pbrte.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 363, 6 June 1881
LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 363, 6 June 1881
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