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CABLE TELEGRAMS.

London, June 16th. The Baroda arrived at Galle on the 12th, with the Suez mails. The rule nisi against Mr Pllmsoll obtained by the shipowners has been discharged. Mr Russell has introduced a Bill for the better government of Ireland. (Special Unpuhlislipd Telegrams. ) London, June 17th. The commercial panic at Vienna has abated. The Shah of Persia has arrived in London, and has been introduced to the Queen. The Czarewitch and Czarina are in London, in view of the approaching marriage between the "Duke of Edinburgh and the daugh ter of the Emperor of Russia. The Carlist insurrection is progressing. Don Carlos' chances are improving, owing to dissensions in the Government. New Zealand Consolidated Fives are at 104^. Meats are less active. Pig iron at Glasgow is at £5 10s, and is advancing. Copper is firm at £91. Wool is firmer, and better prices are expected at the opening sales on Xlth July. Flax is dull. The Alexandra Palace, near London, together with several valuable works of art, has been destroyed by fire. The building cost £600,000, and was" insured for £120,000. Mr Macartlxur's motion in the House of Commons, for annexing Fiji to the English Colonies, was lost by 86 votes to 50. Mr Gladstone said that England did not require auv extension of territory. Mr March, ex-British consul in Fiji, has been appointed consul in Peru. One hundred and ten witnesses have been examined for the prosecution -in the Tichborne case. About forty will not positively swear that the Claimant is not Sir Roger. About as many declare him to be Arthur Orton. Cremorne won the Ascot Cup, Flageolet being second. M. Thiers has retired from public life. The ex-Empress Eugenic is in Switzerland. I Spanish affairs are in a critical state. Margall is President. The country is in a dangerously unsettled state. His Holiness the Pope is rapidly recovering. The Emperor of Germany is ill. Important concessions have been made by the Sultan to the Khedive of Egypt, which constitute him almost an independent sovereign. The conflict still continues between the Russians and the Khivans. The latter defeated the Russians, who lost severely. The African slave trade at Zanzibar has I been abolished hy the Sultan. A Colonial Court has been oppned at the Vienna Exhibition. \ Colonial Court will be opened at the Exhibithn at Kensington after to-morrow. The new French Ministry have a majority of seventy. The tax on raw material has been repealed in France. The Bank rate of discount is 6 per cent. Monej r is easier. Wool is active and firmer. Wheat, easier. Mutton tallow is at £42 to £43 per ton. Leather is Ad lower. Arrived. — Somersetshire. The Nebraska's mail was delivered in London on the Sth of June. A new Meat Preserving Company has been floated in London, to work Postle"s refri^erating process. Prince Napoleon has arrived in Paris. Adelaide wheat is at 61s per quarter. Count Arnim, the German ambassador to France, has been received by President M'Mahon. The next wool sales take place on the 10th of July. General Chanzy has been appointed Governor of Algeria. The Fiench commercial treaties with England and Belgium are to be abolished.

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CABLE TELEGRAMS., Otago Witness, Issue 1126, 28 June 1873

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CABLE TELEGRAMS. Otago Witness, Issue 1126, 28 June 1873

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