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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE [per reuter’s agency.] Monetary and Commercial. London, Jan. 11. Consols remain at xoo%. New Zealand securities are unchanged at the following quotations—Five per Cent. 10-40 Loan, 104 ; Five per Cent. 1889 Loan, 104 ; Four-and-a-half per Cent. 1879-1904 Loan, Adelaide wheat, ex store, has declined is, and is quoted at 56s ; New Zealand do., unchanged at 53s ; Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, has declined 6d, and is quoted at 425. Australian tallow —best beef, 435; best mutton, 47s 6d. The Sorata’s Mails. The Australian mails, per steamship Sorata, which left Melbourne on Ncv. 30, were delivered here to-day. Shunting the Britisher. Constantinople, Jan. 11. It has transpired that the Sultan has deputed a German officer to undertake the reorganisation of the Turkish GenD’armerie, and this step leads to the belief that it is His Majesty’s intention to shortly dismiss all the Englishmen in the service of the Porte except Baker Pasha, and appoint Germans in their place.

Gambetta Threatens to Resign. Paris, Jan. 11. In the Chamber of Deputies to-day, M. Gambetta introduced the question of the re-establishment of the Scrutin de Liste Bill, which was passed by the Deputies, but thrown out in the Senate in June last. In the course of a vigorous speech on the subject, M. Gambetta announced that a measure similar to the one introduced last year by M. Bardoux would shortly be laid before the Chamber, and declared that unless the Government succeeded in carrying the Bill through both Chambers he would resign his position as head; of the Cabinet.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 533, 13 January 1882

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 533, 13 January 1882

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