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[pee eeutee’s agency.] Commercial. London, June 11. Galvanized iron, z6in guage, is unchanged, at Li 6 ios; best Sydney copra is quoted at Ll 3 15s, a decline of ios per ton.
A Boer Deputation. London, June 12. Earl Kimberley, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, has consented to receive a deputation from the loyalist Boers in the Transvaal. Explorers Massacred. London; June 13. News has been received that twelve Italian explorers have been massacred by natives in the interior of Egypt. Diplomatic Appointments. The following diplomatic appointments are officially announced :—Hon. L. S. Sackville West, British Minister at Madrid, will succeed the Right Hon. Sir E. Thornton at Washington ; Mr R. B. D. Merrier, C. 8., Minister at Lisbon, will replace the Hon. Sackville West at Madrid; and Sir C. L. Wyke, G.C.M.G., K.C.8., now Minister at Copenhagen, will succeed Mr Morrier as Minister to Portugal. The Grand Prix. Paeis, June 12. The race for the Grand Prix was run this afternon, and resulted in a victory for Foxhall, . Triston second, Albion third.
Supreme Control. Paris, June 13. It is announced that M. Rouslain, at present Consul-General for France in Tunis, will be invested with the supreme control of the Tunisian foreign relations in terms of the treaty made with the Bey. Tea. Foo Chow, June 11, A large business is doing in tea, at last season’s quotations, but low prices are expected. The total export to the colonies will be 3,000,0001b5. The steamships Lome and Killarney have already sailed with full cargoes for Australia. The steamship Bowen, with a cargo of new season’s teas, will sail for New Zealand direct from this port.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 370, 14 June 1881
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