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LATEST FROM EUROPE

[REUTER’S TELEGRAMS —COPYRIGHT.] To Take Command. London, Dec. 11. General Sir Evelyn Wood sails for Egypt, at an early date to take command of the re-organised Egyptian army. Rumored Withdrawal of Troops. Rumors are current here that four battalions of British troops now rerving in Egypt will shortly be withdrawn. The Postmaster-General. ' A bulletin issued this morning states that Mr Fawcett, Postmaster-General, is suffering from severe haemorrhage, and is much weaker. Ministerial. The Right Hon. Earl Derby has accepted a seat in the Cabinet, and will take office at an early date. It is Understood that a further change in the constitution of the Ministery is thereby entailed, and it is expected that a distribution of the various portfolios will shortly be announced. Fire. Another block of Buildings occupied fa y Messrs Silber and Fleming, were destroyed by fire on Saturday. [Received Dec. 12, 2 p.m.] The Mtfrderers of the Joyce Family. Five of the prisoners who confessed "tor participation in the murder of the Joyce family, at Mantrasna, and were duly found guilty and sentenced to death, have now had their sentences commuted to penal servitude for life. The death sentence will be carried out in the case of the other prisoner. The National League. Intelligence is to hand from Ireland that despite the prohibition issued, a meeting of the National League was held yesterday at Loughrea, County Galway. The City Fire. The second warehouse occupied by Silber and Fleming, which was burned - down on Saturday night, formed part of ' the block situated in Wood street, between Addle street and London Wall, which was the scene of the conflagration of the Bth. A fresh fire brokr. out among the still smouldering ruins. The flames spread rapidly, and before they could be got under the building ■ and its contents were completely destroyed. More Exiles. Cairo, Dec. 10. Mahmoud Fehmy and Yacoub Sami, who took a leading part in the rebellion, have also been sentenced to exile.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 816, 12 December 1882

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LATEST FROM EUROPE Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 816, 12 December 1882

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