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[per reuter’s agency.] A Liberal the Less. London, Nov. 1. Obituary—Mr A. Macdonald, Liberal M.P. for Stafford. Moving the Soldiers. A troop ship has been chartered to convey to England and India a moiety of the British troops now stationed in Natal. Monetary and CommercialConsols New Zealand securities unchanged. The market rate of discount has been reduced to 4 per cent.; bank rates remain at 5. Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 425; Adalaide wheat, ex warehouse, 575; New Zealand wheat, ex store, 54s ; Australian tallow—-best beef, 38s; best mutton, 41s. Shut Up Shop. The London Stock Exchange is closed to-day. An Honor. Lord North has been appointed Judge of the English High Court of Justice. Released. London, Nov. 2. Mr T. Seaton, M.P. for Sligo, who
has been lodged in Kilmainham gaol since the 14th ultimo, for seditious conduct, has now been released owing to 7 ill health. The Tories SuccessfulThe municipal elections which have taken place throughout England during £ the past few days show a considerable gain to the Tories. The latter’s success is believed to have been due to the support of the Irish ratepayers. ’ Irish Land Sub-Commission. The Irish Land Sub-Commission gave its first decision to-day on one of the questions brought before it for settlement under the fair rent pro- \ visions of the Land Act. The decision of the Commission was in favor of the 1 tenant’s application, and fixed a reduced rent for his holding. Monetary. .London, Nov. 3. The London Chartered Bank ot Australia has declared a dividend of five per cent, for the past half year, and carries Lio,ooo to reserve fund. The Press in Trouble. Berlin, Nov. 2. The German Government have instituted a prosecution against the antiJewish organ, Li Rucheitmold, for publishing articles with the object of fomenting a feeling against the Jews in Germany. A Probable Treaty. Paris, Nov. 1. It is expected that the treaty of commerce will shortly be concluded between France and Italy. High JinksVienna, Oct. 3L King Humbert and Queen Marghenta left here to-day for Rome. Their Majesties were received with great cordiality by the Austrian Imperial family, and great festivities were held in their honour during their stay in this city.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881
LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881
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