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[per reuter’s agency.] 1 Monetary and Commercial--1 London, Nov. 23. ' Consols ico'/i. New Zealand securi- \ ties :—Five per Cent. 10-40 Loan, 104; Five per Cent. 18S9 Loan, 104; Four 1 and a Half per Cent. 1879-1904 Loan, 1 Australian and New Zealand breadstuffs and Australian tallow are without quotable change. The Wool Sales. At the wool sales to-day the catalogue comprised 9,800 bales. An animated demand was again experienced for the various lots offered. The Landlords ThankedEarl Cowper, the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, made a speech to-day at Belfast, in which lie took occasion to thank the landlords of Ireland for rallying to support the law. He added that he feared the discontent and illfeeling of the tenants was deep-seated. The Reign of Terror in Ireland. A general and gradual revival of agrarian outrage and boycotting has of late been apparent in Ireland, and the attitude of the Land League is causing much apprehension. The Times , in a leading article to-day commenting upon the present position of affairs in that country, describes the situation as disappointing and disquieting, in view of the recent "labors of the Land Commission for the determination of agrarian difficulties. Guiteau’s Trial. Washington, Nov. 23. The trial of Guiteau for the minder of President Garfield continues. The witnesses called for the defence are seeking to justify the belief in the prisoner’s insanity. A Colony Protests. Natal, Nov. 23. The appointment of Mr W. A. Sendall, one of the assistant-secretaries of the English Local Government Board, to the Lieutenant-Governorship of this colony in succession to Sir Evelyn Wood, is viewed with much disfavor throughout Natal, and the Legislative Council, at its sitting to-day, voted six instead of the usual twelve months’ supplies, as a protest against Mr Sen dall’s appointment. AUSTRALIAN. [not khuteu’s agency.] The Totalisator declared Illegal. Melbourne, Yesterday. In the Legislative Assembly to-day a Bill to legalise the totalisator was rejected by a majority of six. LlO A Head. Sydney, Yesterday. At to-day’s sitting of the Conference of the Committee of the Legislative Council and Assembly, for the consideration of the Influx of Chinese Restric- . tion Bill, the question of a Lio poll j tax upon all Chinese coming into the t ,11 fa ■ Jr.'

colony by land was discussed at ■:nglh, and the representatives of the Coined ultimately agreed to accede to the demand of the Assembly for the retention

of the clause providing for the impotftion of the tax. The English Cricketers. The match between the English team and a Twenty-two of Maitland, N.S.W., was concluded at that town to-day, and resulted in a draw in favor of the Englishmen. Shipping. Adelaide, Yesterday. Arrived this morning—Orient steamship Cotopaxi, from Plymouth. Sir George Cumine Strahan, Governor of Tasmania, is a passenger by her.

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CABLE NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 501, 25 November 1881

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CABLE NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 501, 25 November 1881