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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS.

[Pebs.s. Rotomahana, at the Blutp.] London, Oct. 29. The Volksraad, in ratifying the Convention entered into between the Boer leader and the British Government, declares that it accepts the Convention in order to avoid bloodshed, and to promote the common welfare of the states of South Africa. The defeat of the Conservatives in the German elections is complete. The progressive party antagonistic to Prince Bismarck have gained twelve seats. In the Roman Catholic Cathedral at Dublin yesterday a pastoral letter by Dr M'Cabe, Archbishop of Dublin, was read from the pulpit, in which the “no rents” cry raised by the Irish National Land League was vigorously denounced. The most rev. prelate contended that to advocate or accept such communistic theories would disgrace any Christian people. Numbers of the congregation left the Cathedral while the pastoral letter was being read.

The German Government have conveyed to the Italian Ministry an assurance of the special pleasure with which they regard the visit of the King and Queen of Italy to the Austrian Court. London, Oct. 31.

.An important public utterance has been made by the Emperor of Austria in connection with the Eastern question. Regarding the treaty of Berlin, he states that the settlement then arrived at has been carried out to a satisfactory termination, and that one difficulty after another which has arisen has been overcome. He expresses his firm conviction that the peace of Europe is now ensured. A mass meeting of sympathisers with the Irish Land League has been held at Parson’s Town, situated in King’s County. Several thousand persons attended, and speeches of the ordinary inflammable type were delivered. The meeting passed over without any disturbance. # The magistracy of Cork have resolved to aid tlm Government to the utmost of their power in the suppression of disturbances in their district, and to secure the maintenance of order over 200 Justices have intimated to the authorities their determination in this respect. Mr Thomas Sexton, member for County Sligo, and a prominent member of the Home Rule party is seriously ill. His condition is such that his medical advisers have given up hope, and he is believed to be dying. ____________

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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 496, 8 November 1881

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LATE EUROPEAN NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 496, 8 November 1881

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