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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE. [per keuter’s agency.] The Irish Land Bill. London, July 14.

In the House of Commons to-day the Irish Land Bill was again under consideration in committee. Clauses 25 and 26 were passed before the House rose, but the latter, providing for grants for emigration, met with further obstruction, and was only carried after the sitting had been protracted to an unusual length. In the course of the debate on the latter clause, the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone censured the obstructionists in strong terms for their conduct, and stigmatised the tactics of the Parnellite party as calculated to degrade the proceedings of the House. July 15. In the House of Commons to-day further progress was made in committee with the Irish Land Bill. Clauses 27 to 34 were, after discussion, postponed, but clauses 35 to 42 were duly passed without amendment. Monetary and Commercial Consols have advanced and are quoted to-day at New Zealand 5 per cent. 10.40 loan remains at New Zealand 5 per cent. 1889 loan, 105 ; New Zealand 4per cent. 18791904 loan, 103. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, has fallen is, and is quoted to-day at 48s j New Zealand wheat, ex ship, remains at 48s; Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, at 345. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain at this date is 1,720,000 {quarters. Australian tallow has declined is per cwl.; best beef is now quoted at 34s 6d, best mutton at 365. The Transvaal Settlement. A debate took place in the Honse of Lords to-day regarding the Transvaal settlement. In the course of the discussion Earl Kimberley, Secretary of State for the Colonies, announced that a certain force of British troops would remain in the Transvaal for the ment of the decisions which may ba

Pa ms, July 16.

Later news has just been received that the French have been successful over .the insurgent tribes at Sfax. Under cover of a heavy bombardment by the ships a strong storming party, effected a landing this morning. The Arabs offered a firm defence, but after heavy fighting, were at length driven back, and the French forces are now in full possession of Tunis.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 398, 18 July 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 398, 18 July 1881

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