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EUROPEAN ITEMS.

London, June 12. It is announced that at the Parliamentary election, Sir Samuel Wilson will be the" candidate selected in the Tory interest.; :

Mr Parnell denounces Michael Davitt’s scheme of nationalising the land in Ireland. ■- 'd’i‘l '■ Walsh, arrested on his supposed complicacy in Fenian designs, was brought up at the Glerkenwell Police Court to-day, and remanded. Fenian scares have occurred in the Provinces. ■; 'T: i,; London, Jung 16. The inadequacy of, transport facilities for quitting Egypt is severely felt, and the hostile action of the native population of Alexandria has also retarded the departure of European residents. Those unable to effect their escape hafe barricaded their houses, and taken all precautions in their power against Attack. Telegraphic communication with Cairo kas been closed, and all the English haveleft the city. The number of lives lost during the late outbreak is greater than,' was first reported. It is now estimated that. 250 Europeans were killed. Corpses are being washed ashore daily. The agitation among the native population of .Egypt is .. extending into the interior. A Fenian workman named Walsh has been arrested in connection with the seizure of arms and ammunition at Glerkenwell intended for shipment to Ireland. An additional discovery and seizure was made of arms and ammunition concealed in Walsh’s lodgings. A profound sensation has been caused in diplomatic circles throughout Europe by the statement made by the Emperor Chancellor in the German Reichstag. Bismarck took occasion to avow his conviction that matters were rapidly ripening for a crisis, and predicted a general upheaval throughout Europe at an early' date. The Czarina of Russia has given birth j to a daughter. A disastrous waterspout is reported from Versetz. A vessel was submerged,, and forty-four of the crew and passengers’ were drowned. Agitation for granting local autonomy to the various nationalities included in the Russian Empire is assuming a definite shape. It is proposed that several autonomous states, whilst independent as to local legislation, should form part of an Imperial confederation. ;■* The proposals of Prince Bismarck : for 1 ’ constituting a Government monopoly for the sale of tobacco, which had been approved by the Federal Council, have been- ' rejected in the Reichstag by an overwhelming majority. Excavations necessary for the construction of the canal through the Isthmus of Panama have been commenced. Victor Hugo, the distinguished French ■, writer and poet, has issued a characteris-

tic manifesto on behalf of the persecuted Russian Jews. He strongly denounces the criminal apathy, if not the complicity, of the Russian Government with respect to the outrages.

London, June 20. At the race for the Sportsman’s Oup to* day, Largan beat Pearce by two lengths. Laycock stopped. An Economist article on Australian securities has pronounced the financial position of "Victoria sound. It is uderstood that an autumn session of the Imperial Parliament will be held unless the party proceedure question is settled this session by passing the Cloture restrictions.

Tribal fighting is again reported in Zululand. The disturbances are expected to extend throughoht the native districts.

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EUROPEAN ITEMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 673, 27 June 1882

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EUROPEAN ITEMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 673, 27 June 1882

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