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[per reuter’s agency.] Locking up a Lady Leaguer. London, Dec. 23. The President of the Ladies’ Land League has been summoned at Cork for seditious conduct. She was committed for trial, and as she refused to give bail, has been imprisoned. To Resume his Post. Paris, Dec. 23. It is announced that M. Roustan, the French delegate to the Bey of Tunis, who has been on a visit to this city, will shortly resume his post at Tunis. The Tunisian Trouble. Tonis, Dec. 23. Three of the principal tribes in Southern Tunis continee to resist the French army, and further fighting has taken place between the tatter and the insurgents. What the Pope Says. Rome, Dec. 23. The Pope in receiving a deputation of Cardinals to-day, stated in the course of his address that his position in Rome was daily growing more unbearable, and he feared that the Church would have to submit to further severe persecution. Russian Interference. Constantinople, Dec. 23 It has transpired that the Russian Government is opposing the settlement arrived at between the foreign bondholders’ delegates and the Ottoman Financial Commission for payment of the Turkish debt, on the ground that the same pledges the expenditure of certain new revenues of the Turkish Empire. Six Months for Slander. Mr O’Donovan, formerly correspondent of the London Daily Neivs has been sentenced to six months imprisonment for libelling the Sultan. Lord Dufferin, the British Minister, is interesting himself with the Porte on behalf of the prisoner. Sir Evelyn Wood. Capetown, Dec. 23.
It is announced that Sir Evelyn Wood has refused the Lieutenant-Go-vernorship of Natal, and has embarked for England.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 518, 26 December 1881
CABLE NEWS. LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 518, 26 December 1881
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