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[per reuter’s agency.] Money and the Markets. London, May 22. , Consols are unchanged at 102}4, and New Zealand securities at last quotations. The market rate ot discount has been reduced to 2jjj per cent.. The markets tor colonial breadstuffs and tallow are without quotable change. Wool Sales. At the wool sale to.day 10,100 bales were offered, and a good demand was experienced. The Cricketers.
The Australian cricketers commenced a match to-day against the Eleven of the Orleans Club at Twickenham. The weather was fine,but very hot. Acaptital wicket was pitched, and the ground was in good order. There was a very large attendance of spectators, by whom the greatest possible interest was taken in the match. The Orleans Club went in first, and succeeded iu putting together for their first innings a total of 271, when stumps were drawn for the day. For Belgium Bound.
Sir Henry Parkes is about to pay a visit to Belgium.
The Orient Steamship John Elder arrived at Plymouth on the 19th inst., from Plymouth,
The Egyptian Crisis. Cairo, May 22,
No formal demands have yet been made by the foreign consuls of the Egyptian Government in view of the present crisis, but informal parleying has taken place with a view to induce Arabi Pasha and the Egyptian generals who are supporting him to leave Egypt. Constantinople, May 22.
In the course of communications which passed between the Turkish Government and Ambassadors of the Powers, the Grand Vizier has taken occasion to reiterate the demand of the Porte, that English and French ironclads should be recalled from Alexandria, adding that by such a step alone can order be restored in Egypt. The Monster Tunnel. Berne, May 22.
The railway through the St. Gothard tunnel was opened to-day with considerable ceremony.
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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 644, 24 May 1882
CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 644, 24 May 1882
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