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CABLE NEWS.

"cATtST FROM EUROPE. [pee belter's agency.] Money. London, Nov. 21. • Consols remain at The market rate of discount has been raised to 4 per cent; the Bank rate remains at 5 per cent. New Zealand securities are unchanged. Home Letters. The homeward Australian mails, which left Melbourne on October 12th, were delivered in London to-day. A Royal Alliance. An alliance having been arranged between Prince Leopold (Duke of Albany) and Princess Helena, fourth daughter of Prince George Victor of Waldeck, one of the German principalities, the betrothal ceremony took place at Frankfort on Saturday last. Wool. London, Nov. 22. The fourth series of wool sales opened to-day with a good attendance of home and foreign buyers. The first catalogue comprised 4,100 bales, for which there was animated bidding. Prices for scoured and crossbred wools ruled one penny to one penny half-penny higher than at the close of last sales. The present series of auctions will close on December 10th. Disappearing. Alexandria, Nov. 22.

Intelligence is to band irom Mecca that the deaths from cholera in that city have lately greatly decreased, and the epidemic is believed to be gradually disappearing. AUSTRALIAN. fI’ER REUTER'S AGENCY.] Westport Coal. Melbourne, Yesterday. Applications for shares in the Westport (New Zealand) Coal Company, Limited, are being freely received by the company’s brokers. The share list closes on the 20th inst. RacersThe New Zealand horses Sir Modred, Somnus, Hilarious and Idalium, were shipped by the Te Anau, which sailed yesterday for New Zealand. Sir Modred and Somnus have become the property of Mr Craig, who is a passenges by the Te Anau. Arrived. Arrived —Arawata, from the Bluff, this afternoon. The Wagga Cup. Sydney, Yesterday. The Wagga Wagga Cup was run for to-day, and was won by Martindale; Secundus, 2 ; Rainbow, 3. The Exhibition. Perth, Yesterday. The exhibition arranged by the Messrs "Joubert and Twopenny was opened here yesterday.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 500, 24 November 1881

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 500, 24 November 1881

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