THE FRENCH CRISIS
, (2bb pbkss ABBdoiA*io«r.) t : i • ■-■ " i**RiiirJannajf 80, i .3. French GoTemmont are vioillat. 1 ing and it is expected they will be de- | defeated on Thursday as thirty members i of the Chamber of Deputies, formerly t hostile to General Boulanger, are now E siding with him. There is a universal 3 that the political crisis shall not interfere with the success of the Paris Exhibition. Some of the Russian Press hail Boulanger as the true friend of Russian and Balkan Sclavs ; others regard the success of the -: election as ominous of fntnre trouble. The Vienna Press admit that the isolation of France f must cease when the Republic falls. The i German PreßS is disquieted but reticent. Dnring the dicuseion m the Chamber of 5 Deputies on. the Seine election, the ConI servatives expressed a sense of int difference at the result. ♦' Le Temps n declares that Boulanger's return is m"verdict against the Republic. "Le Siecle refers to the result as a national shame and misfortune, and it defies. Boulanger to use force m carrying, ont his aims. "La Republique Francaise n '■ . states that the President cannot yield r to the pretensions of Boulanger. *f La i Lsnterue" characterises the election aa a capitulation to a shoddy career. "Le 3 Gaulois" says it is an augnry of ,tlie . gradual overthrow of tyrants. ';'*'* La ) Moniteur believes it to be the dawn of a ■ new era. There is considerable-ejceite-i ment -throughout France at the crisis. I Boulanger, m returning thanks to the Seine electors, declared that the Chamber. , of Deputies would be 'unable to escape ) .dissolving. . i •,_ __ Pab-U Jannary 31. , M. Floqaet demands that tht dinsion of the Chamber of Deputies ba taken as a vote of confidence m- tho , Government. He expects to receive a majority of 800, and if Bucdessful the Chamber will not be dissolved. The Premier declines to take action towards suppressing the Patriotic League.
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THE FRENCH CRISIS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2052, 1 February 1889
THE FRENCH CRISIS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2052, 1 February 1889
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