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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE [per reuter’s agency.] Monetary and Commercial. London, June 28

Consols are unchanged at New Zealand securities remain firm, at former quotations, viz., 5 per cent, ro--40 loan, 105 ; 5 per cent. 1889 loan, 105; per cent. 1879-1904 loan, 103. Adelaide and New Zealand breadstuff’s are still quoted at 50s for Adelaide wheat; ex warehouse, 47s for New Zealand wheat 34s for Adelaide flour. Australian tallow—best beef, 35s 6d; best mutton, 37s 6d. 7,100 bales of wool at the sale to-day were offered, making a total of 325,000 bales catalogued since the commencement of the series. The tone of the sale continues very firm. Most Sentenced. Johann Most, editor of the Freihiett, who was hast month found guilty of publishing articles justifying the assassination of the late Emperor of Russia, has been sentenced to 16 months’ imprisonment with hard labor. The Irish Land Bill. ’ In the House of Commons to-day, the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone announced that on account of the slow progress that had hitherto been made 'with the Irish Land Bill, and the opposition that had been offered to the passage of various clauses in committee, the Government were compelled to ask the House for further facilities for the despatch of business. He therefore moved that the Bill be accorded absolute precedence upon the Order Paper. The motion, after some debate, was adopted. The Premier subsequently stated that the Government.hoped that the business of the session would be sufficiently advanced by the commencement of August to allow the prorogation to take place about that date. Midhat Pasha Oonvicted. Constantinople, June 28. Midhat Pasha and eight others have been found guilty of the murder of th e Sultan Abdul Aziz, in 1876.

AUSTRALIAN. (per reutbr’s agency.] Want of Confidence Motion. Melbourne, June 29. The debate on the noc-onfidence motion was resumed in the Legislative Assembly to-day, and is still proceeding. It is now considered probable that the Government will be defeated, as the Opposition members are confident of a minimum majority of two on the division. The Royal Princes. Melbourne, To-day. The Royal Princes were accorded a most enthusiastic reception yesterday at Ballarat. The No-Confidence DebateThe no-confidence debate was again continued to a late hour in the Legislative Assembly last night, and was finally adjourned to to-day’s sitting. Murder in the South Sea Islands. Brisbane, June 29. The schooner May Queen has arrived here, and reports that seven Kanakas and one European of her crew have been murdered by natives of the South Sea Islands.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 383, 30 June 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 383, 30 June 1881

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