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[per reuter’s agency.] Dividend. London, May 31. The Peninsula and Oriental Steamship Company has declared a dividend of vyi per cent, for the past half-year. The Wool Sales. At the wool sales to-day u,ooo bales were offered. There was good pompetition, and the lots catalogued were sold at full current rates. A Confirmer.

It has transpired that the French Government in its recent communications with regard to the position of affairs in Egypt, has suggested that a conference of Powers should be held at Stamboul with the view of effecting a settlement of the present political disorder, and the British Government has intimated its acceptance of the proposal. The Channel Squadron. The Channel Squadron is now under orders to proceed to the Levant to reinforce the Mediterranean Squadron. Other vessels are being put in commission at Devonport, and will shortly be despatched to act as guardships at the entrance to the Suez Canal.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 652, 2 June 1882

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LATEST FROM EUROPE Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 652, 2 June 1882

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