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LATEST FROM EUROPE. i [per reutek’s agency.] i Three Per Cent. London, Jan. 7. The National Bank of New Zealand has declared a dividend of 3 per cent, for the past half-year. Turkey and Egyptian Affairs. i London, Jan. 9. It is understood that the AngloFrenc 1 identical note to the Khedive, guarai teeing the maintenance of order in his kingdom, chiefly aims at preventing fui ther interference on the part of Turke ’ in Egyptian affairs. The ‘DailyNews” on the Panama Canal. Thej Daily News of to-day publishes a statement to the effect that the English Cabinet have refused to recognise the claim of the United States to the politic*:.! control of the projected Panama Canal, on the ground that the demand is at variance with the internatiom.l law and the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty. A Republican Victory. Paris, Jan. 9. The'elections to the French Senate, which have just concluded, show a gain of twenty-two to the Republican party. Considerable excitement was manifested during the elections. An Imperial Rescript. Berlin, Jan. 7. An Imperial rescript addressed to the Prussian Ministry has been made public to-day. The document strongly asserts the right of the exercise of the Imperial prerogative throughout the empire,; and insists that the oath of allegiance be taken by the Government officials, and binds them to abstain from agitation in support of the Government at the time of the Parliamentary elections. The Berlin Press on the Emperor’s Rescript. ‘ Berlin, Jan. 9. The press of this city, in their leading articles on the subject of the Emperor’s rescript to the Prussian Ministry, expresses the opinion that the same points fo conflicts between Government and the Liberal party in the ReichsUg. Heath of Lady Pergusson. Bombay, Jan. 9. Lady ; Fergusson, wife of Sir James Fergusscjn, Governor of the Presidency, died to-clay of cholera. Good News for the Khedive. j Cairo, Jan. 8. It hasjtranspired that the French and English iConsuls-Geneial to the Egyptian Couri have sent an identical note to the Khedive, intimating that England and France have resolved to maintain his Majesty’s authority against any rebellion or other disorder which may occur within his realm.


[] ER REUTER’S AGENCY.] Th« Small-Pox on Board the Garonne. Melbourne, Yesterday. There are now six cases of small-pox among th|; Garonne’s passengers. One case has reached what is known as the semi-confluent stage. It is regarded as serious, and likely to end fatally. ?A Rise in Sugar. A private telegram from Mauritius reports that the prices for sugar have advanced 20s per ton all round.

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CABLE NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 530, 10 January 1882

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CABLE NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 530, 10 January 1882