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[PKR JlKUTBu’s AGENCY.] Shipping. London, July 8. Arrived—Candidate, from Timaru (February 22nd); Cynosure, from Lyttelton (March Bth) ; Loch Dee, from Lyttelton (March 29th). The ship Loch Nagar, outward bound from London to the Bluff, has been towed into Dover. The cause is at present unknown, the telegram having been mutilated in transmission. What Protection Does. The Times , in a leading article this morning, condemns the jealousies displayed by the colonies in dealing with one another, and expresses the opinion that the alienation is due to excessive protection. Thought Better of it. London, July 10. In the House of Commons to-day, the Premier took occasion to refer to the hint he threw out at the last meeting of the House that he might deem it necessary to resign in consequence cf the rejection of the Government’s proposed amendment to the Irish
Repression Bill. Mr Gladstone stated that after consideration he had decided to accept the vote of the House, and had abandoned any intention of resigning. Arahi Won’t Obey. Constantinople, July 9. It has transpired that Arabi Pasha has been formally summoned by the Sultan to Stamboul, but that the Egyptian Minister has refused to obey his Majesty’s command. An Attack Inevitable. Alexandria, July 9. The work of arming and strengthening the forts commanding the harbor and city has been resumed by the Egyptian troops, and Admiral Sir Beauchamp Seymour has therefore sent instructions to Arabi Pasha demanding the surrender of the forts to the allied Powers within twelve hours. Every preparations for bombarding the city is now being completed by Admiral Seymour. It is considered that an attack by the combined fleets is now inevitable. Mr C. A. Cookson, the British Consul, has notified the various consuls of the intention of the British Admiral, and has requested them to summon the subjects of the Powers which they represent to leave the city and embark within twenty-fours hours.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 685, 11 July 1882
LATEST FROM EUROPE Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 685, 11 July 1882
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