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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE- Jj [per re oxer's agency.] a The Murdered Man’s Successor. c London, May 19. e The election which has taken place s for a member for the northern division c of the West Riding of Yorkshire, in the s room of the late Lord F. Cavendish, has ii resulted in the return of Mr Holden { (Liberal), by a majority of 2,000 over c the Hon. Charles Gathorne llardey s (Conservative), second son of Viscount 1 Cranbrook. i A Baron Honor. £ It is announced that the Right Hon. 5 John Whitaker Ellis, Lord Mayor of 1 London, is to receive the honor of 1 baronetcy. ’ The Irish Repression Bill In the House of Commons last night the* Irish Repression Bill was read a second time by a majority of 45. In the course of the debate which took place Mr Gladstone stated that the provisions of the Bill had been long planned by the Government, and w T ere not merely intended as an act of resentment for the murder of the Irish Secretary. Money and the Markets. Consols are unchanged at 102J6. The market rate of discount has been reduced to 2% per cent. ; the Bank rate remains at 3 per cent. Colonial breadstufifs continue dull at the following prices : —Adelaide wheat, ex store, 53s ; New Zealand wheat, ex store, 51s ; Adelaide flour, ex store, 355. The total quantity of Wheat afloat tor Great Britain is 2,460,000. Australian tallow beef has declined one shilling, to 42s 6d; best mutton has advanced sixpence, to 44s 6d. New Zealand securities—Five per Cent. 10-40 Loan remains at 106 ; Five per Cent 1889 Loan has advanced by 10s to 104, ex div. ; Four and a Half per Cent. 18791904 Loan has also advanced by 10s to 104. Accounts to hand of the season’s hop crops are somewhat unsatisfactory. - a Wool Sales. % 1 10,000 bales of wool were offered at to-day’s auction. The prices showed a tendency to advance. ; London, May 20. At the wool sales to-day 10,101 bales 1 were offered. The tone of the sale was ! strong. Sir Julius’s Return. Sir Julius Vogel has sailed for Mel- > bourne by the Orient Company’s steamy ship Austral. * Two-and-a-Half. I The R and O. Company have de- , dared a dividend of per cent, for s the past half year, f The Australian Cricketers- ! In the cricket match Australia v. s Sussex, at Brighton, the latter in their ; second innings scored 193 runs, and 1 the Australians thus won the match by > one innings and 355 runs. Palmer and \ Garrett bowled splendidly for the Au- | stralians. The Tunes to-day, in a lead--1 ing article, hails Australia’s cricketers ; to England, and says that their success r should stimulate Englishmen to improve 1 their play. Later. ’ The following are the remainder of the scores of the Australian v. Sussex j match : Murdoch, bowled, 286 ; i Horan, caught, 51 ; Macdonnell, 1 bowled, 11 ; Giffen, caught and bowled, 1 74 ; Jones, caught, 5 ; Garrett, bowled, ; 9; Palmer, bowled, 48; Spofforth, , caught, 8. Murdoch batted splendidly , for his 286, and only gave one chance . during the innings. The Betting on the Derby. The betting on the Derby, which is* ■ to be run on the 24th instant, is as fol--1 lows ;—3 to 1 agst. Bruce, 6to 1 agst. 1 Shotover, 7 to 1 agst. Dutch Oven, ; Bto 1 agst. Quicklime, 9 to 1 agst. ; Givald. The Egyptian Crisis. 1 Cairo, May 20. Tne English and French squadrons 1 have arrived off Alexandria, and the 1 command of the united fleet has been assumed by the English Vice-Admiral, , Sir Beauchamp Seymour, of H.M.S. Alexandra. The entrance to the Suez . canal has been placed under the guard , of the French gunboats attached to the squadron. Local Boards. Calcutta, May 20. The system of elective Local Boards has been instituted throughout British India.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 642, 22 May 1882

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 642, 22 May 1882

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