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[REUTER’S TELEGRAMS —COPYRIGHT.] The Prorogation Delayed. London, Nov. 30. It is understood that the prorogation of Parliament will not iaKe place until to-morrow, ist proximo, as previously announced owing to the delay which has occurred in the passing of the Premier’s resolution regarding the appointment of “ standing committee of selection.”

The Leaguers in Danger. In the House of Commons to-day Mr G. O. Trevelyan, Chief-Secretary for Ireland, stated if the leaders of the New Irish National League, Messrs Davitt, T. M. Healey (M.P. for Wexford), and J. E. Redmond (M.P. for New Ross), continued to deliver speeches of an incendiary character, the Government would deem it necessary to prosecute them, and to prohibit all meetings of the League. Cetewayo to he Re-Instated.

It has transpired that instructions have been sent to Sir Henry Bulwer, Governor of Natal, to re-instate Cetewayo, as King of the Zulu tribes at the earliest opportunity. The Wool Sales.

At the wool auction to-day, 10,000 bales were offered. Fine qualities are firmer. Since the opening of the present series 8,600 bales have been withdrawn.

[Received Dec. 2, 12.45 p.m.] Money and. the Markets. Consols are at The Bank rate of discount remains at 5, and the market rate at per cent. The total reserve in notes and bullion in the Bank of England is Lx 1,000,000, being half a million more than last week. The proportion of the reserve to the liabilities is 42 per cent. New Zealand securities are without quotable change. Colonial breadstuff's are unchanged. Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, is 49s 6d; New Zealand, 44s to 475. Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 345. Off coast cargoes of New Zealand wheat are quoted at 42s 6d. Australian tallow—Beef, 42s ; best mutton, 44s 6d. A Protectorate for Tonquin. Paris, Dec. 1. In the Chamber of Deputies , to-day the Government announced that a Bill was in preparation providing for the establishment of a French protectorate for Tonquin, northern division of the Empire of Anam. Arahi’s Trial. Cairo, Nov. 30. A report is"current here to-day that the trial of Arabi and other rebels will be entirely dropped, and that the preparations which have been in progress for some time past are at a stand. Don’t Recognise Him. The Egyptian Government has received a communication from the British Ambassador, stating that the English Government decline to recognise Baker Pasha as Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian army.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 808, 2 December 1882

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 808, 2 December 1882

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