CRISIS IN FRANCE
I (PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Paris, Febrnary 14. It is proposed to refer the question of revision of the Constitution to the electors. A crisis is expected. M. Floquet, the Premier, has resigned. (Received February 16. 12 12 p.m.) Pabis, February 14 Upon the Chamber of Deputies carrying a motion to adjourn the debate I I on the proposed revision of the Constitution by a majority of 89, M. Floquet resigned. Paris, February 15 M. Floquet has stated that the scheme j for the revision of the Constitution was insufficient, and satisfied only a fevr, hence his defeat. The majority comprised the Righ . and Opportunists. It is prooable the President will invite a j Moderate, perhaps M. Rouvier, to form a Government to hold office till the Exhibition is over. The Prince of Wales was present during the debate.
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CRISIS IN FRANCE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2065, 16 February 1889
CRISIS IN FRANCE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2065, 16 February 1889
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