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LATEST ENGLISH NEWS.

ARRIVAL OF THE ALBION^ [NJEW ZEALAND PRESS ASSOCIATION.] Bluff, May 13* The Albion has arrived and sails for 1 Dunedin to-night. She brings the Suez mail. London, April 30. The. Lord Chancellor has introduced a Bill into the House of Lords facilitating the transfer of land and registration of titles. The Australian method has been adopted. ; In the House of Commons, Mr Hamilton, one of the members . for Dublin, moved a resolution having for its object the purchase by the "state of the Irish railways. Gladstone opposed the motion, which wa3 rejected. ■ Sharp frosts have occurred in England, Italy and France. - The vines in Bordeaux and Burgundy are much damaged. William Charles' 'Macready, actor, is dead. Paris, April 30. There is great excitement about the elections, and rumors are current of : Ministerial changes. . >.; ' London, May 1. The Commons rejected by a majority of 222 against 155 a Bill giving women the suffrage. The Two Thousand Guineas Stakes were won by Crawford's Gang Forward ; Saville's Kaiser second ; Gretton's Sulliman third. The race was run on 30th April. Rome, May 1. The Italian Chamber has voted twenty.^ three million francs for the establishment of an arsenal at Faranto, notwithstanding the opposition of the Ministers, who thereupon asked for an adjournment. The Government will state the course ' they intend pursuing to-morrow. North America, May 1. The troops sent against the Modoc Indians have fallen into an ambuscade, ■ and are suffering severely. The Indians ; now threaten Mianitoba. London, May 1. Gibbs, Bright, and Co. say that the: ' Anglo- Australian Steam Company has been withdrawn, and the subscripsions returned. The Scottish-: Australian Mining Company's dividend is eight per cent. • May 2. After an acrimonious debate, lasting over two days, the Commons negatived, without a division, Mr Souths motion demanding from Government a statement of their views respecting an adjustment of Imperial and local direct taxation before any further reduction should be made in indirect taxation. The Supreme Court Judicature Bill has passed through the Committee of the Lords. Paris, May 2. M. Thiers, speaking on the present state of France, said he felt the situation a difficult one, but hoped to overcome it, and with that view he asked the confidence of the Republicans. Barodet's election continues to disquiet political parties in France, and it is feared that a serious conflict , between Radicals and Monarchists is brewing, .j, Rome, May 2. ■ The Italian Ministry has resigned. \ Vienna, May 1. The Grand International Exhibition was opened to-day with great ceremony. The whole spectale was most impressive. The Prince of Wales and Prince Arthur were present, with a number of German princes, archdukes* and State dignitaries. The building was crowded" with visitor.

The Emperor's speech alludes to the importance of the undertaking, for the success of which he had relied on the patriotism of the people and the support of friendly nations. . . London, May 3.,,,. The Tichbprne claimant has exhausted his 1 means, knd appeals to the Treasury for* assistanceAfter the opening ceremonial at the Vienna Exhibition, the' Prince of Wales and Prince Arthur, withJßnglish, foreign, and Colonial Commissioners, were enters tamed at a banquet in the Imperial . Palace, which was followed by a grand reception. The Crown Agents for the Cape Colony advertise the terms .of consolidation of Cape debentures into four and a half per cent stock. .■>-.: Helmuth Schwartze reports 6000 bales of wool sold. The market is steady, and a brisk competition on the part of French buyers for greasy sortsj on which an advance is maintained. Scoured descriptions are unchanged;'! half-breds, 1 three halfpence, under March sales ; superior fleece Id cheaper ; good to' medium slightly lower. Sperm oil. unchanged. _The. porn market has advanced 6d to Is per quarter; red wheat scarce; Money ..far. moderate demand; discount, four ; stock rather inactive.r, ■ : „ . . .■•; ..• x».\->'n May 4. .. Victor. Emmanuel has requested rjfche ; Ministry to resum > office. ?" The Orenburg 1 detachment of the Russian expeditionary force , to , Khiva, has reached Mamasedtan in good health. ' France; has completed payment of the fourth milliard -of the- German war^indemnity. „-.:■„>■ vi-.yvlf . r -i;I ! The Thousand Guinea Stakes — Lord Faimouth's bf ' Cecilia, If >L6d#s< Off Angelia. 2 ; Brunton'a eh f Windmere, 3.

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LATEST ENGLISH NEWS., Grey River Argus, Volume XII, Issue 1490, 14 May 1873

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LATEST ENGLISH NEWS. Grey River Argus, Volume XII, Issue 1490, 14 May 1873

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