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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM ' EUROPE[per reutbr’s agency.] ‘ The Feniansi London, Juno 20. In the House of Common/? to-day, Mr Gladstone, in reply,tp, a question, corifirrilVd the 1 ahrioUncembnl made by the Daily bnI’Juhe 1 ’Juhe 17, that repr|siefetatioi^(T|ad beeij made 1 to : the United Slates'Government on tfie’ subject of the operations of Fenians in England and America. The Irish Land Bill. London, June 21. In'the House of Commons -to-night the third clause of the Irish Land Bill was offered, and after further debate, passed in Committee. Government is; now meeting the views of the opponents of the measure in a concilatory spirit, in order to facilitate its passage. Affairs at Candahar. Calcutta, June 20. Telegrams ate to hand from Candahar announcing that since the defeats inflicted, prior to 7 th inst., at Girishk, by the Ameer’s troops upon followers of Ayoub Khan,’further engagements have taken place between the two forces. In the last encounter Ayoub’s adherents were completely'defeated- and put to rout, and have neighborhood of GirishK.' It 15 now stated, however, that Ayoub Khan, with a considerable following, Krigsafed (siq, Guricsafe ?) to ‘reinforce his routed trpbps.' ' The Disturbance at Marseilles. Paris, June 20. Two hundred Italians were to-day arrested at Marseilles for having taken part in recent disturbance. Intense Excitement. v ; 1 ■ . - /Rome, June 20. Intense excitement prevails throughout Italy over the Occurrences at Marseillss, „ r i , r , r . ■■ AUSTRALIAN- - - [pERBEUTBR’s: AGENCY.] The Sorata. ' j ;! Melbourne*, j June 21. . The repairs to the Orient steamship

Strata have been completed, and she is now afloat again. The Land Tax Thrown Out. In the Legislative Council to-day, after a further debated on the Land tax, the Bill was finally rejected. TheDetatched Squadron. Melbourne, To-day. It is announced that the detached squadron will remain here for another three weeks, but future movements of the vessels are uncertain. ■ The Want of Confidence' Motion. A cacus of Opposition members was held : yesterday, td; consider posed vote of Want of Confidence. No decision was come to, and the meeting adjourned until to-day. The motion j of Want of Confidence was not brought on in the Assembly last .night ,as was expected. . A desultory discussion took place in regard t&thfi ( proposed motion, but nothing definite,, was decided. It was considered probable, however, that it will be introduced to-day by Sir Bryan O’Loughlin Or Mr Grant. Smallpox in Sydney. Sydney, June 21. No fresh cases of smallpox' have been reported in this city since June 15, and the health officer. continues ,to use every precaution to prevent t,he disease spreading. The weather, is clcat-and.fxofty. - y . . 5 ) ; ; - ’ i Sydney, To-day. Owing to the absence of any fresh case of small-pox, the public scare in regard to the outbreak has considerably subsided. Resignation of the Premier. - - ■ Adelaide, June 21. The Hon. W. Morgan lias resigned j his position as ■ Premier and Chief Secretary, owing to the pressure of private engagements. The Hon. G. Hawker, Minister of Works, has been summoned by his Excellency the Governor to accept the vacant portfolio and undertake the re-construction of the Ministry. Arrival of the Mail. Albany, June 21. The P. and O. Company’s steamship Hydaspes arrived from Galle this morning.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 376, 22 June 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 376, 22 June 1881

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