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[REUTER’S TELEGRAMS—COPYRIGHT.] France and Madagascar. London, Nov. 20. In the House of Commons to-day, Sir Charles DHke/Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, in reply to a (question, stated that diplomatic commuhidatlohs sre now passing between the English and French Governments, regarding the De Brazza treaty, under which France acquires certain territory in Madagascar. The .Distress in Ireland.,., r ' Mr 6. O. Trevelyan, ’Chief Secfetary for Ireland, stated, in reply to a question that the Government are of opinion that the Unions are quite adequate to cope with the distress now prevailing in Ireland. > Parliamentary. Mr C. J. Kennara, Conservative, was to-day elected a member of - the House of Commons for Salisbury, defeating Mr W.H. Grenfell, the former Liberal member, who, haying accepted the position of Groom of the Chambers in the Queen’s household, was obliged to seek re-election. Money and the IVTarkets. Consols remain at 102. New Zea land securities are firm at the following quotations:—Fire per cent. 10-40 Loan, 105 y 2 ; Five per cent. 1889 Loan, 104 ex div. ; Four and a Half per cent. 1879-1904 Loan, Adelaide wheat has advanced to 49s fid, ex store; and New Zealand, 44s to 475. Adelaide flour, ex' -has has risen to 345. Australian tallow—best beef, 42s ; best mutton, 43s fid.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 799, 22 November 1882
LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 799, 22 November 1882
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