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CABLE NEWS.

LAThST FROM EUROPE[rBUTEr’s TELEGRAMS—COPYRIGHT.] Homeward Mails. London, Nov. 1. The homeward Australian mails, per s.s. Sorata, which left Melbourne on September 20th, were delivered, via .Naples, on the 30th ult. The Porte Counsels Delay. Constantinople, Nov. 2. It has transpired that the Porte has urged Lord Dufferin to delay his intended departure for Egypt From Auckland. New York, Nov. 1. Arrived—Laureta, ship, from Auckland (June 6th). [SPECIAL TO THE PRESS ASSOCIATION—COPYRIGHT.] Russian Ambassador. London, Nov. 2. Baron Mohreneen has been appointed Russian Ambassador to England. Arrested. Sulieman Pasha, one of the escaped leaders of the Egyptian rebellion, has been arrested in Candia. } The Duke’s Successor. London, Nov. 2, 6 a.m. Rear Admiral Sir A. A. Hoskins succeeds the Duke of Edinburgh as Admiral Superintendent of the Naval Reserves. . ; / Tories Favored. The Municipal elections in England are decidedly in favor of the Tories. A Refusal. JL England has refused to assist Egypt to suppress the Soudan prophet. ; , [Received Nov. 4, 1.5 p.m.] The Gulf of Finland. London, Nov, 2; Intelligence is to hand that the steamship Gulf of Finland, 1,586 tons, bound for Melbourne, which went ashore in the Red Sea on the 21st ultimo, still lies stranded, and it is feared that nothing can prevent her becoming a total wreck. . /T Egyptian. The French Government objects to the proposal that there should alone be an English Controller-General in Egypt. It is hoped that the difficulty. which has arisen will be smoothed by Earl Dufferin on his arrival in Egypt. The False Prophet. ' - k In the House of Commons to-dgy Sir Charles Dilke, Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, announced that information had been received from Khartoum, dated Monday, 30th October, stating that the false prophet has been defeated in Soudan with heavy loss. There is an epidemic of smallpox amongst his followers. J The Premier Speaks. The Premier made a statement in the House to-day, in the course oiF which he said that the Egyptian Government will share with England the expense of the occupation of Egypt: by the British troops since the defeat of Arabi at Tel-el-Kebir. The Premier further announced that Government would not require to ask for any further war credit during the present session.-' The Cloture. London, Nov. 3..., In the House of Commons last night an amendment was proposed by Mr Gibson, requiring that the cloture should only be adopted by a twO-thirdfc majority of the House, and was finally rejected by 362 to 238. The Irish members supported Government on t|e division. -. A Lynchers Fired Upon. Ne w York, Nov. 2* A number of men who attempted to lynch a murderer at Kentucky to-day were fired upon by the soldiers. Six qf the lynchers were killed, and thitljy were wounded. A Denial. London, Nov. S. An official denial has been given to the statement in yesterday’s Times, that the Egyptian Government had proposed that Arabi should be exiled without trial, and that the British Government objected to such a course. Earl Dufferin. Constantinople, Nov. 2. Earl Dufferin had an audience of the Sultan to-day, and shortly after started on his mission to Egypt. A USTRALI AN. [r BUT kb’s TELEGRAMS—COPYRIGHT. ] WoolMelbourne, Yesterday. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company’s wool sales, which have been suspended on account of the races, were resumed to-day, when a fairly representative catalogue, comprising about 1,800 bales, was presented. The attendance of home acid foreign buyers was again large, tlje biddings were animated, and the opening prices were fully maintained. The bulk of the lots offered were sold at very satisfactory prices, the high reserves on some of the larger lots alone preventing a complete clearance. The excellent prices realised at previous sales were fully maintained, and the opening advance was completely established. {Produce. *■’ Sidney, Yesterday. New Zealand wheat has declined 4d per bushel during the week, and is now worth 4s 8d; New Zealand oats remain at 3s 6d. Maize has fallen to 4s qd. Sugar Company’s No. 1 pieces are quoted at L3S per ton. A Rise for the Judges. Government intends to raise the salaries of the Judges by L4OO per annum. ■ .c’

Wheat, Flour, and Freights. Adelaide, Yesterday. Wheat has declined to 5s gd; quot tibns are, however, nominal Flo has fallen 10s per ton during the weei town brands are now worth Ll 3 5 and country ditto Ll2 ss. The mark is dull. The freights on wool to LOl don are—For greasy, per lb| o%c scoured, o^d.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 785, 4 November 1882

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 785, 4 November 1882

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