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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE. ( [per rbutbr’s agency.] Home Again. London, Nov. 12. Arrived Ships Halcione, from i Auckland, sailed Aug. 7 ; Remington, from Lyttelton, Aug. 4; Clyde, from the Bluff, Aug. 4; Opawa, from Lyttelton, Aug. 25. Monetary and the MarketsConsols have advanced to roofi New Zealand securities are unchanged. The market for colonial breadstuffs is without quotable change. Australian tallow is also unchanged. Fifty Miners Blown to Atoms. News is to hand from Sicily, announcing that a disastrous explosion has occurred in one of the sulphur mines in that island, resulting in the death of fully fifty miners. Fenians in Bradford. The police to-day made an important seizure of arms and documents belonging to Fenians at Bradford, in Yorkshire. Who Pays the Piper ? Constantinople, Nov. 13. M. Novikoff, Russian Ambassador, has issued a further communication to the Porte in reference to the consideration of the question of payment of the Russian war indemnity. He now states that the Russian Government is willing to modify its recent demand, and agrees that the claims of the foreign bondholders’ delegates shall receive priority in recognition. AUSTRALIAN. [per rbutbr’s agency.] Arrival of the Suez and Brindisi Mails. Melbourne, Yesterday. Arrived, this evening Peninsular and Oriental Company’s steamship Rohilla, with the English mails via Suez and Brindisi, dated London, October 7th. For New Zealand. Melbourne, To-day. Mauritius advices to the 4th instant report that since the sth ultimo 600 tons of merchandise have cleared for Port Chalmers, and 250 tons for Lyttelton. A Rise in Sugar. A Private London telegram reports a rise of ten shillings in sugar. Ministerial Changes. Sydney, Yesterday. Mr F. B. Sutton, Postmaster-General, takes the portfolio of Minister for Education, vice Sir John Robertson resigned; Mr S. C. Brown becomes PostmasterGeneral, vice Mr Sutton ; the Hon. F. M. Darley will represent Government in the Upper House, and hold office as Vice-President of the Executive Council, vice Sir John Robertson. Once More. Adelaide, Yesterday. The Orient Company’s steamship Cuzco, which left Plymouth on Oct. 1, arrived here this morning.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 492, 15 November 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 492, 15 November 1881

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