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[bKTJTKr’s TEI.BGRAMR —COPYRIGHT. 1 ( Ameer of Afghanistan. j Bombay, April 7- { Earl Dufferin gave a banquet yester- , day at Rawal Pindi in honor of the i Ameer of Afghanistan. The Ameer 1 made a speech, in which he wished prosperity to Great Britain, and referred to the Queen’s army as ever victorious. The Soyal Visit to Ireland. London, April 7. The city of Dublin was very generally decorated in view of the visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Ireland. German Claims in Fiji. The Commission of Enquiry which has been sitting some time to adjudicate upon the claims of German settlers to land in Fiji, has concluded its labors, and the Commissioners are now preparing theit report. The members : of the Commission are said to be «n accord on the question, only a slight divergence occurring in the finding. Fgaco* The Times this morning announces thatpeace has been concluded between _Praa.ce and, China. It is stated that "'although the terms of peace are partly bftSM on tfie treaty concluded by Captgm Foumier'at Tientsin in May last, ao indemnity will be clpimed by France, as was the case in that comBMfe -

a Monetary and Commercial. _ The market rate of discount is un- . altered at 3 per cent. Consols, 98 yi. ,£ New Zealand securities—Five per cent. , fc 10-40 loan, ioj}4 ; Four and a half ’ per cent. 1879-1904 loan, iox ; Four 7 per cent, inscribed stock, ColoJ nial breadstuffs —Adelaide wheat, ex I store, 365; Adelaide flour, ex store, 25s • 6d; New Zealand wheat, ex store, 28s 1 to 345. Tallow and hides are without J quotable change. [per redter’s special correspondent.] (Received April 8, 11.20 p.m.) A Forward Movement. Suakim, April 7A forward movement in the direction of Handoub commenced to-day. The Scots Greys escorted a large convoy to the zareeba, which had been formed on the way to Handoub, and will remain to garrison the zareeba with the Coldstream Guards and the colonial contingent, who are already there. Sir Gerald Graham and the members of his staff will accompany the troops to Handoub to-morrow. Sir Gerald Graham will return to Suakim in the evening. Osman Digna’s Position. Spies who come m from Tamai assert that the position has been deserted by usman Digna, and the village burned.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1508, 8 April 1885

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1508, 8 April 1885

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