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LATEST FROM EUROPE. [per reutbr’s agency.] Money and the Markets. London, Jan. 12. Consols remain at Bank rates are unchanged at 5, and the market rate of discount is at 4per cent. Total reserve in notes and bullion in the Bank of England, Lio, 125,000. New Zealand securities remain at last quotations. Colonial breadstuffs are unchanged. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, 565; New Zealand wheat, ex warehouse, 4335 Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 425. Australian tallow is' firm at 43s for best beef, and 47s 6d for best mutton. Galvanised iron, 26gauge, Li 7 1 os. Best Sydney copra, Ll 4 10s. Gladstone on the next Parliamentary Session. London, Jan. 13. The Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, who is at present staying at his country seat at Hawarden, was to-day presented with an address by the tenantry of the district. In the course of the speech which he made on the occasion he announced that the measures which were going to be introduced by the Government during the next session would include Bills for the reform of the system of country government, and local taxation, and for the improvement of the relations between landlords and tenants; and for the cheapening and facilitating the transfer of land in England. A Concession. Berlin, Jan. 12. The Reichstag to-day, by a majority of two-thirds of the whole House, passed a resolution, moved by Herr Windthorpe, granting permission to clerical bodies to exercise their functions in Germany without the sanction of the Government. Arab Murderers. Paris, Jan. 13.

Intelligence is to hand from Algeria that three French priests attached to the mission station at Arapgli have been murdered by Arabs at Ghadames, on the border between Algeria and Tripoli.

England’s and France’s Intentions Towards Egypt. Cairo, Jan. 12.

In consequence of the bad impression which has been created at the Egyptian Court by the construction placed upon the recent action of the English and French Consuls-General, in sending their joint notes to the Khedive, Mr E. B. Malet, C. 8., British representative at Cairo, had audience of his Highness, in the course of which he took occasion to re-assure him that the British Government had no intention of departing from the line of policy it had hitherto followed, or to interfere in future with Egyptian affairs, beyond taking such steps as might be necessary in the event of an outbreak or rebellion, to assure the permanence of the statu quo and the maintenance of his Highness’ authority. Mr Malet further explained that the course which had been adopted by himself and the French representative in issuing their joint note was simply intended to re-affirm the alliance which has hitherto existed between England and France in their diplomatic relations with Egypt, and to indicate to his Highness the unanimity with which the two countries were prepared to act in order to secure the prosperity of Egypt.

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CABLE NEWS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 534, 14 January 1882

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CABLE NEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 534, 14 January 1882