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[fkr krutbb’s aokncy.] Peaceful Gladstone. London, July 6. Mr Gladstone, in reply to a question pul to him in the House of Commons to-day, stated that the Government did not intend to propose a war credit at present, as existing facts did not justify such a request. For Egypt. Arrangements have now been completed by the French and British Governments for despatching an allied army to Egypt. The first corps is to consist of 25,000 men, and of this number England contributes 15,000. Money and the Markets.
Consols are unchanged at and New Zealand securities at the following quotations : —Five per Cent. 10-40 Loan 106 ; Five per Cent. 1889 Loan, 106 ; Four and a Half per Cent. 1879-1904 Loan, 102. The Bank rate of discount is unchanged at 3 percent., and the market rate at 2%. The total reserve in notes and bullion in the Bank of England is being Li,375,000 les than the reserve of last Thursday. Adelaide wheat is i.nat sis, ex store, and New Zealand ditto at 495. Adelaide flour, 355.
Best selected transparent kauri gum has declined to Lio. The Australian Cricketers.
The Australian cricketers commenced their match against eleven of Middlesex county at Lord’s ground today. The attendance at the match was only moderate, the weather being very inclement, and owing to rain the play was stopped thrice during the day. The following are the names of the Home team ;—Messrs C. T. Studd, G. B. Studd, J. C. K. Studd, C. F. IT. Leslie, T. S. Pearson, I. D. Walker, A. G. Webbe, Borrowes, Robertson, Scott, and Burton. The Middlesex team went in first, but owing to the heavy state of the wicket and the splendid bowling of their opponents, they did not succeed in making a stand, and were all disposed of for a total of 104. The following are the individual scores: —Webbe, b, g ; Walker, c, 9 ; Scott, c, 14; Leslie, b, 10; C. T. Studd, b, 23 ; G. B. Studd, c, 2 ; Pearson, b, 4; L E. K. Studd, b, o ; Barrowes, b, 3 ; Burton, b, 1 ; Robertson, not out, o ; total, 104. The bowling of Garrat and Spofforth for the Australians was much admired, both being in first rate form. The former took five wickets runs, and Spofforth five for 27.' The Australians then went in for their first innings, and at the conclusion of the day’s play had lost three wickets far 60 runs. Bannerman, c, 23 ; Massie, c and b, 1 ; Murdoch, not out, 18; McDonnell, c, 3 ; Horan, not out, 12 ; extras, 3 ; total, 60. Suspected Murderer. London, July 7.
The police have arrested a laborer named Carey on the charge of murdering the late Dr. Kenny in Dublin, on the 4th inst. Deceased it has been ascertained was formerly physician to the Irish Land League. The prisoner made a desperate resistance, and his capture was only effected with difficulty. Clearing Out. Alexandria, JulyG. In consequence of the threatening aspect of the present position of affairs, all the English subjects still in Alexandria are hurriedly leaving the city, and are embarking on vessels in the port. Arab! Doesn't See It. Sir Beauchamp Seymour has received to-day from the Egyptian Minister of War a reply to his ultimatum. In his communication Arabi Pasha refuses to admit that the British Admiral has any ground for complaint. The situation as yet is unchanged, and a serious state of tension still continues.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 683, 8 July 1882
LATEST FROM EUROPE Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 683, 8 July 1882
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