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LATEST FROM EUROPE[per rbdter’s agency.] A Severe Blow for the Land League. London, Dec. 15. News is to hand from Ireland that the police have seized the whole of this week's issue of the United Ifishman , the organ of the Land League, published in Dublin, and also arrested the remainder of the staff of the paper. Mr O’Brien, the editor, was arrested in October last. AcquittedParis, Dec 15. An action for libel, brought by M. Roustan, French delegate to the Bey of Tunis, against M. Rochfort, the well-known politician and journalist, 1 has resulted in a verdict of acquittal of the defendant. Exodus of Tunisian Insurgents. Intelligence is to hand that 45,000 persons, comprising families of Tunisian insurgents and a number of the insurgents themselves, have entered Morocco and have requested the Sultan to permit them to settle permanently in the country. The news has caused a great sensation throughout France. Money and the Markets. Consols, 99}4- The total reserve in notes and bullion in the Bank of , England is Lx 1,750,000. The Bank - rate remains at 5 per cent-, and the - market rate at New Zealand securities are unchanged. Adelaide ’ wheat, ex warehouse, 565; Adelaide flour, 41s 6d ; New Zealand wheat, ex warehouse, 52s ; Australian tallow—best beef, 39s 6d ; best mutton, 435. A U ST R A L I A N. ( per reuter’s agency. ] Shipping. Melbourne, Yesterday. Sailed, this afternoon —The Union Company’s steamship Rotorua, for the Bluff. Cricket. The cricket match between the English team and an Eleven of Victoria was commenced to-day. The weather was very fine, and a capital wicket was pitched, the ground being in good order. The Victorians went in first, and when the stumps were drawn for the day had put together 247 runs for the loss of eight wickets {sic). McDonnell made 51, and Blackham 66. The bowling and fielding of the Englishmen were much admired. A Trip Home. Sydney, Yesterday It is announced that the Hon. James Hoskings intends to visit England shortly, and has consequently resigned the portfolio of Minister of Lands. Breadstuff's. Adelaide, Yesterday. The breadstuffs market is strong. Wheat, 4s 8d; town flour, Lll 12s 6d country brands, Lro 15s. Freights to the United Kingdom : From Adelaide, 50SJ ditto, from outports, 52s 6d.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 511, 17 December 1881

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CABLE NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 511, 17 December 1881