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THE FRENCH ELECTIONS

(PXR PbKS ASSOCIATION..) Paris, Jan nary 28 The French Cabinet sat until midnight considering their position, and then adjourned until next morning. • The Boulangerist Press declare that the Floquet Government is doomed. The official Press looks upon the position as deplorable, but deprecates anything approaching panic. The Royalist journals consider the election is a death blow to the Republic. M. Sadi Caraot, President, has de«Hned the offer of M. Floquet, the -. Premier, to resign. {Beotlvvd January 30, 12.80 p.m.) Pabh. January 29. The French Premier proposes to immediately restore the system of tcrutin . cParrondiMment and make plebiscitary agitation penal, Boulanger expresses no opinion on M. Floquet's proposal, but remains passive, declaring he has no wish to create disorder since the Government has dug its own grave. Since he began his present political campaign Boulanger has been victorious m £1 out of 22 districts. The continental press regard the reiult of tu£ Seine election as a menace to the existence of the republic and \ generally agree that- if Boulanger gets into power it will endanger the peace of Europe, . ' .'

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THE FRENCH ELECTIONS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2050, 30 January 1889

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THE FRENCH ELECTIONS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2050, 30 January 1889

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