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[EEUTEK’s TELEGRAMS—COPYRIGHT.] Monetary and Commercial. London, April 9 . Consols fo-day declined from 97 to 95, apa lie having occurred on the Stock Exchange owing to the present political uneasiness. The Bank rate remains at and the market rate at percent. The Bank of England weekly returns show the total reserve in notes and bullion to be Li 6,000,000, a reduction of 1.300,000 during the past week. The proportion of reserve to liabilities has risen to 47 per cent. New Zealand securities remain at last quotations.' Colonial breadstuff’s — Adelaide wheat, ex store, has advanced by is, and is now at 37s per 4961 b; Adelaide flour, ex store, has improved by 6d, and is now 26s per 2801 b, Tallow—Australian, average quality, remains at 31s 6d for beef, and 33s for mutton. The Wool Market. At to-day’s auction a firmer tone prevailed; 10,400 bales were offered. Since the opening of the series 22,000 bales have been withdrawn from sale, out of a total of 169,800. Shipping. The Australian mails per Messageries Maritimes steamship Caledonien, from Melbourne, Eeb. 28, were delivered today, via Marseilles. Arrived—Ada Melmore, from Port Chalmers; Glenmore, from Wellington, and Euterpe from Napier. The Pope’s Illness. Rome, April 9. His' Holiness the Pope has been senously indisposed, but is now making good progress towards recovery. Royalty in the Slums. London, April 10. The Prince of Wales who has been an active member of the English Royal Commission on housing the working classes, has paid a visit to the slums of Dublin, in order to ascertain the condition of the lower quarters of that city by personal observation. (Received April 11, 3 40 pm) News from Kassala. Suakim, April 10. News received from Kassala, dated March 2©, states that the Egyptian gafyison to that time had maintained US position against the rebel forces.

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LATEST FROM EUROPE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1511, 11 April 1885

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LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1511, 11 April 1885