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[per reuter’s agency.] Money and the Markets. London, Dec. 8. Consols have advanced to 99 54. New Zealand securities are unchanged at the following quotations :—Five per Cent. 10-40 Loan, 105 ; Five per Cent 1889 Loans, 104; Four and aHalf per Cent. 1879-1904 Loan, The total reserve in notes and bullion in the Bank of England is Li 1,125,000. The Bank rate of discount remains at 5 per cent, and the market rate at Adelaide wheat, ex store, 565 ; New Zealand, 525, , Adelaide flour, ex ware-

house, 41s 6d. Australian tallow — best beef, 38s 6d j best mutton, 41s 6d. Wool. At the wool sales to-day, a firm and active demand was experienced. The catalogue comprised 8,300 bales. Land Court. London, Dec. 9. Five additional Land Sub-Com-missioners have been appointed in Ireland. Pocket Sympathy. The Lord Mayor of London invites a national subscription to assist in the defence of property in Ireland. Alarming Railway Accident. A serious collision occurred to-day between three trains on the North London Railway, resulting in the loss of nine lives, and injuries of more or less serious character to many of the passengers. Nothing New. There are no changes to report today in the money market, or in colonial produce. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,690,000 quarters. The Peg and the Wool. No wool sales were held this afternoon, owing to the dense fog which prevailed in London. News from Tunis. Paris, Deo. 9. , Intelligence is to hand from Tunis that the French troops have of late been everywhere, successful over the insurgents, the remnant of whom are now only left, and these are retreating to the frontier of Tripoli, and French troops are in pursuit. A considerable force of Turkish troops have been despatched from Tripoli to the frontier to protect it against retreating rebels. The Big Fire. Vienna, Deo. 9.

Five hundred corpses in all have now been extricated from the scene of last night's fire at the theatre, and it is feared that the. total loss of life was fully 75°- "■■""'■ L s. d. Washington, Dec. 9. The convention providing for the exchange of the money-order system between the United States and New Zealand and New South Wales was today signed by President Arthur.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 506, 12 December 1881

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 506, 12 December 1881

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