LATEST FROM EUROPE[per reuter’s agency.] The Call to ArmsLondon, Nov. 28. Parliament has been summoned to meet for the despatch of business on Feb. 9. A Caution, Severe sentences of imprisonment have been passed upon persons convicted of bribery in connection with the late elections at Macclesfield and Sandwich. The “Imerald Oisle.”
Mr Michael Boyton, one of the chief organisers of the Irish Land League, who was imprisoned on March g, has now been released. Several further arrests have, however, been made in various parts of Ireland. Among them is Mr Nillen, on a charge of rioting at Bruff, near Limerick. Cases of refusal to pay rent are now becoming general in the West and South. Monetary and Commercial. London, Nov. 29. Consols New Zealand securities are unchanged. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, s^ s 5 New Zealand do., 52s ; Adelaide flour, 41s 6d. Australian tallow—best beef, 38s ; best mutton, 41 s 6d. Fatality at Sea. The ship British Navy, bound from London to Sydney, while proceeding down the channel, came into collision with an unknown vessel off Deal. The former suffered severe injury and sank shortly after the collision. Twenty persons on board were drowned-
Wool. At the wool sale to-day 8,700 bales were offered. A good demand was experienced. The Homeward Mails. San Francisco, Nov. 28. Arrived—Pacific mail steamship Zealandia, from Auckland (Nov.' 8), three days in advance of contract time. A USTRALI AN. [pek rbuter’.s agency.] Shipping. Melbourne, Nov. 30. Arrived—Rotomahana, s.s., from the Bluff, this morning. Sailed—Arawata, s.s., for the Bluff. Messrs A. G. Horton, E. M. Edgecombe, and E. Tonks, of Auckland, are passengers by her. Some intending passengers and a considerable amount of cargo for New Zealand were shut out.
The Produce Market. Melbourne, To-day.
New Zealand oats have declined to 3s 2d for feeding, and 3s jd for milling oats.’ The market is dull, and there is little doing in oats. Land and Railways Construction Bill.
Owing to the pressure of other business the consideration of the Land and Railways Construction Bill, introduced by the Government in the Legislative Assembly, has been postponed until next session.
Retained for the Prosecution. Sydney, Nov. 30.
Messrs Davis and Want have been retained by the Government to conduct the prosecution in the impending action in connection with the Milburn Creek Copper Mine award. A Bad Market. Adelaide, To-day. Wheat is quoted at 5s 3d. The market is weak and irregular.
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CABLE NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 506, 1 December 1881
CABLE NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 506, 1 December 1881
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