LATEST FROM EUROPE. [REUTER’S TELEGRAMS—COPYRIGHT.] Lord Dufferin’s Mission. London, Nov. 4. In the House of Commons to-day Sir Charles Dilke, Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, stated, -in reply to a question, that re-assurances had been given to the Porte regarding ; the nature of Lord Dufferin’s mission to Cairo in connection with the : settlement of Egypt, and that the Turkish Government had been informed that no step would be taken which would affect ex isting relations between the Sultan and the Khedive. Money and the Markets. London, Nov. 4 Consols remain at 102% ; Bank rate remains at 5, and the market rate at Z x /z per cent. The total reserve of notes and bullion is L 9,200,000. New Zealand securities Five per Cent. 10-40 Loan, 1889 Loan, ex div. j Four-and-a-Half per Cent. 1879-1904 Loan, Colonial breadstuffs are quiet at 49s for Adelaide, and 43s to 46s for New Zealand wheat, ex warehouse. Adelaide flour, 345. Australian tallow remains at 43s 6d for best beef, and 46s for best mutton. [Received Nov. 6, 1 p.m.] Consols have declined to New Zealand securities are quoted as follows : —Five per Cent. 10 40 Loan, ] 105*4 1 Five per Cent. 1889 Loan, «
103, ex div,; per Cent 1879-1904 Loan, .Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, is 495; New Zealand wheat, ex warehouse, 43s to 46s 3 Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 33s 6d. The total quantity of wheat afloat for Great Britain is 1,720,006 quarters. Australian tallow—Best beef, 48s; best mutton, 445. Best Scotch pig iron, No. r, f.o.b. in the Clyde, remains at 52s 6d. Prom Lyttelton. Arrived—Ship Cylinder, from Lyttelton, July 23rd. Upon What Grounds ? Alexandria, Nov. 3. M. Bredif, the French ControllerGeneral of Egyptian finance, who was recently notified by Cherif Pasha, through the French Consul, that he would not in future be admitted to the sittings of the Council of Ministers, has demanded to know upon what grounds the Egyptian Government refuses to permit him to resume his seat. Affairs In Soudan Alexandria, Nov, 4. Further news has been received from Soudan, but of an untrustworthy nature. It is considered doubtful whether the report that the Arabs under the false prophet had been defeated is worthy of credit, and General Alison has despatched three British officers with an escort to obtain reliable information as to affairs in Soudan. [SPECIAL TO PRESS ASSOCIATION —COPYRIGHT.] A Fourth Party! London, Nov. 2, 7.35. In the future sessions the Govemwent will have to encounter the pronounced antagonism. of a fourth party, led by Sir Stafford Northcote, with a policy of moderation. At the Same Price. The army purveyors decline to tender for the supply of Australian frozen meat at a less price than other sorts can be supplied at, . Dynamite and the Dagger. London, Nov. 3, 11.5 a.m. A hundred anarchist placards have been posted in Paris and Marseilles, threatening the governing and monied classes with dynamite and the dagger. The New Law Courts. The Queen will personally open the new Law Courts on the 16th inst. The Joint Control. , M. Duclerc insists that the AngloFrench Joint Control in Egypt can only be dissolved by mutual consent. The Cloture. 1 * In the division bn Mr, Gibson’s amendment to the cloture resolutions six Liberals voted with the Opposityan, and Lord Randolph Churchill; left .the House without voting. The Prophet’s Programme. London, Nov. 4, 2.43 p.m. The Soudan prophet has been accepted as the Redeemer by 150)000 followers. He proposes first to Conquer Egypt, and then advance on Mecca and fight the Turks. It is feared that a large po/tion of the men forming Baker Pasha’s expedition against him will desert and sWell-the prophet’s force. Khartoum is undefended. Wires to be Protected. v The international Convention a* Paris, at which the representatives of thirty-two States took part, agreed to protect telegraph cables in time of war. Resignation Expected. It is expected that Dr Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury, will shortly resign on account of ill health. ' 4 AUSTRALIAN. , [rßUTEr’s TELEGRAMS—COPYRIGHT.] [Received Nov. 6, 3.50 p.m.] Suez Mail. Albany, To-day. The P. and O. Company’s streamship Peshawur, with inward Suez mail, which left London 22nd September, arrived in King George’s Sounchlast evening. [Received Nov. 6, 2.30 p.m.J Incorrect. -'i Melbourne, To-day. The announcement made by , the Merchant Shipping and Undenj|iters Association (telegram dated New York, Ist inst.) of the arrival of the ship Haurita, from Auckland, is now proved to have been incorrect. «
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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 786, 6 November 1882
CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 786, 6 November 1882
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