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CABLE NEWS.

LATEST FROM EUROPE.

[bEDTER’s TKtKORAMS—COPYRIGHT. ] The Mails. London, April 10. The San Francisco mails from Auckland (March 3) were delivered here to-day. Shipping London, April 11. The New Zealand Shipping Company’s R.M.S. Tongariro left Plymouth this afternoon for Port Chalmers, via Teneriffe and the Cape. The Revolt in Canada. a , - The American Indians are joining the rebels in the revolt amongst the Indian half-breds in North-West Canada. Pending the result of the parleying on the question, the Canadian Government have despatched 7,000 men to the scene. Lloyd’s War Bisks. Lloyd’s Australian war risks have increased ss per cent. Royal Mint. Mr Geo. Anderson, deputy master of the Royal Mint, Melbourne, sails for Australia on May 7th. The New Governor’s Staff. Captain Alison proceeds to Sydney as aide-de-camp to Lord Garington, the new Governor of New South Wales, and Hon Josceline Amherst, a barrister, will be private secretary to His Excellency. The Markets. The shipment of beef ex the steamer Liguria, has realised only 3j£d. The meat arrived in an unsatisfactory condition. The shipment ex the Westminster brought per lb. The wheat market is excited, and the prices are unsettled, April and May cargoes have been sold at 36s 6d, and February shipments at 37s 3d. Holders, however, demand a higher price. ' The Wool Market. The wool market is weaker, and is especially low in greasy sorts. Since [ the commencement of the series 178,000 bales have been catalogued, of • which number 25,000 were withdrawn. ! An Intimation. ’ Sir Gerald Graham has issued a proclamation, calling upon the rebel Arabs to submit to him,. and furnish provisions and camels for the use of L the British, otherwise they must be pre--2 pared to take the consequences of their resistance. 1

Disaffected Mahdites. Cairo, April 11. News of the rising by disaffected followers of the Mahdi is confirmed, and it is believed his forces have been completely destroyed in fighting at El Obeid. Indian Massacre. Intelligence from North - West America states that the insurrection fomented by the half-bred Riel in Manitoba is growing gravely, and the Indian tribes have surrounded several outlying stations, and massacred a number of white settlers at Frog Lake. Obituary. The death is announced of the Right Hon George Swan Nottage Lord Mayor of London. (Received April 13, II a m.) Monetary. London, April 11.

Three per cent consols remain at 95; Bank rate unchanged at ", market rate 2*4 per cent. New Zealand Government securities 5 per cent; 10-40 loan has fallen to par; per cent 1879-1904 loan to 99^; and 4 per inscribed stock 10^94 %\{sic).

Breadstuffs. A considerable rise has occurred in breadstuffs. Adelaide wheat in store, per 4g6lbs 29s ; New Zealand ditto, 32s to 38s, according to grade. Adelaide flour, 28s per 28olbs. The total quantity of wheat afloat for the United Kingdom is 2,760,000 quarters, a decrease of 150,000 quarters during the week. Frozen Mutton. Prime New Zealand mutton has realised an average of 6d per lb. ‘ Wool. Ten thousand four hundred bales of wool were catalogued yesterday and nine thousand one hundred to-day. The market is quieter, but still steady. (Received April 13, 10 a. m.) [Per Merchant Shipping and Underwriters Association.] Shipping. . London, April 11. Arrived—Ship Pleiades, from Napier. [per ebetbr’s special correspondent.] , Arab Submission. Suakim, April 12. The native Sheiks in the neighborhood of this place iq consequence of General Graham's proclamation, are rapidly tendering their submission. It is expected when the British advance is completed as far as Tambouik, nearly all the tribes will have owned allegiance to the British authority. AUSTRALIAN. [REUTER’S TELEGRAMS —COPYRIGHT.] Fatal Encounter. Sydney, Saturday. Intelligence from Coonamble states that the two men, Angel and Thurston, who escaped from Coonamble Gaol on March 19, and have been at large since attacked a storekeeper, named Stewart, yesterday and shot him dead. The police shortly appeared on the scene, and, after exchanging shots, wounded Angel mortally, and shot Thurston dead. War Bisks. | Melbourne, Saturday. The Merchant Shipping and Underwriters’ Association announce the following scale of war risks for insuring vessels between. England and the Australian colonies :—Outwards: steamers, % per cent; sailing vessels, per cent. Homewards ; steamers, % per cent; sailing vessels, per cent. Shipping. Hobart, Yesterday. The Shaw, Savill and Albion Co.'s 3.5. Coptic arrived here yesterday morning from London, and sailed m :he afternoon for New Zealand. (Received April 13 10 a.m.) The Mails. Melbourne, Apri| 12Arrived, this morning—The Mariillia, with the English mail. DdffiucO’ It is intended by the local military luthorities to make considerable addlions to the strength of the artillery orce at Port Phillip Heads. (Received April 13,11 a.m.) The Markets. Adelaide, To-day. Wheat has a firmer tendency, ship* iog being quoted at 3s 6d at outpoits

and 3s 6d, Port Adelaide. Flour, L 8 53 to L 8 10s town brands, L 7 10s ordinary sorts. Freights dull; 27s 6d to 30s for charters, (Received April 13, 12.10 p.m.) Defence. Sydney, To-day. It is currently reported that His Excellency Lord Loftus and Admiral Tyron are in receipt of instructions from the Imperial Government with regard to the necessary steps for promoting the efficiency of the naval and land defences of the colony. Shipping. Arrived, yesterday afternoon —Te Anau, s.s., from Auckland.

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CABLE NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1512, 13 April 1885

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CABLE NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1512, 13 April 1885

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