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[reCTEr’s TELEGRAMS—COPYRIGHT.] Congratulatory. London, Dec. 13. The Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone las received numerous congratulatory etters addressed on the jubilee of his Parliamentary life. He was first elected in the Conservative interest) for Newark at the General election in De:ember, 1832. [Received Dec. 15, 11.30 a m.] Money and tie Markets. Consols remain atggjHj ex div.; New Zealand securities, 5 per cent. 10.40 Loan, 1 per cent. 1889 Loan, 104, ex div.; per cent., 1579-1904 Loan, Adelaide wheat, ex warehouse, is unchanged at 495, and New Zealand ditto at 43s 6d to 46s 6d; Adelaide flour, ex warehouse, 345; Australian tallow—Best beef, 42s 6d ; best mutton, 44s fid. Hampton Court in Flames. London, Dec. 14. A terrific fire broke out last night at Hampton Court, and is still burning, all efforts to stay the progress of the flames having so far proved unsuccessful. The whole of the east end of the building has been destroyed, and it is feared that further destruction will result.
[Received Dec. 15, 1.40p.m.]
The fire at Hampton Court has now been subdued, and the destruction has been confined to the private apartments
of the Palace, all the public portions having been saved. [Received Dec. 15, 12.20 p.m.] Farl Derby on the Egyptian Question. Earl Derby addressed a large public meeting at Manchester last evening. In the course of his speech he referred at length to the Egyptian question, and repudiated the idea of an English force remaining in Egypt a moment longer than was necessary.A Heavy Snowfall. A fresh heavy fall of snow has been experienced in the West and North of England, and traffic is entirely suspended in several places.
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LATEST FROM EUROPE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 819, 15 December 1882
LATEST FROM EUROPE Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 819, 15 December 1882
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