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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS.

[Per s.s. Rotorua at the Bluff.] Londoh, July 5. The Bombay census has been published. It shows that the population of the city is 755.000.

An outrage has occurred at the town of Call an, County Kilkenny. A process server was seized and left bound and gagged, and his horse half-killed.

Phylloxera lias broken out in Portugal, and is causing great ravages among the claret vines, in Douro district. The forthcoming hop season promises most brilliantly, and the yield is likely to bo unusually largo. Notwithstanding their recent defeat, the Albanians are giving v.rcat trouble to the Turkish Government, although the leading chiefs of the league were arrested.

Dervish Pasha’s league continues hostile, and, in order to resist it, the Porte has had to send reinforcements into Albanian territory. A Socialist movement has been discovered in Vienna by the police, who have arrested eight of its leading members. Serious riots have broken out among the wharf laborers in Msntreal. They were suppressed by the police with considerable difficulty, and not until they had made use of their firearms to disperse the rioters.

The construction of the Panama Canal has not been making much progress lately. An outbreak of fever and quarrels with the laborers have considerably impeded operations. Emigration from Europe to America is as turning larger proportions than ever. On Thursday no less than 2,451 persons landed in New York.

A serious fire has occurred at Cincinnati, State Ohio, causing great destruction of property, and throwing thousands out of employment. The personal property of the late Earl of Beaconsfield has been sworn at L 77,000.

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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 399, 19 July 1881

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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 399, 19 July 1881

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