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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE[per rkuter’b agency.] Money for Queensland. London, July 7, The new loan for the Government of Queensland of Li,000,000 was placed on the market to-day. Commercial. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, 495; New Zealand wheat, ex ship, 48s; Adelaide hour, ex warehouse, 345; Australian tallow, best beef, 365; best mutton, 38s. Selected transparent kauri gum is quoted at Lio 17s 6d per ton. The AnglorFrench Duties. Paris, July 7. In the Chamber of Deputies last

night, a debate took pace on the on subject of the negotiations now proceeding for the renewal of the AngloFrench Commercial Treaties. In the course of the discussion M. Tirard, Minister of Commerce, stated that France would insist upon specific duties being levied upon British goods, and no fresh treaty could be concluded on any other basis. Reprieved. CONSTAHTINOPLH, July 7. Midhat Pasha is to be exiled to Arabia for his complicity in the murder or Sultan Abdul Aziz. The sentence of death passed in his case has been commuted. Recovering. Washington, July 8. This morning’s bulletin reports that the President continues to make satisfactory progress, and is hourly gaining strength. His medical attendants are sanguine of his complete recovery. A Successful Commission. Capetown, July 7. Intelligence is to hand from Pretoria that the Royal Commission empowered to settle the frontier and other questions in connection with the Transvaal is making good progress, and every hope is entertained that a successful issue will result from its labors. AUSTRALIAN. [per bbotbr’s aobnct.] Struck Gold. Melbourne, July 8. The diamond drill at Stawell has struck gold at a depth of 1,700 feet. The Placed Ones. Melbourne, To-day. It is announced that Sir Bryan O’Loughlin will be Premier, AttorneyGeneral, and Treasurer in the new Ministry. Mr J. M. Grant will fill the portfolio of Chief Secretary and Minister for Education. The other portfolios have not yet been allotted..

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 391, 9 July 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 391, 9 July 1881

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