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THE EUROPEAN SITUATION.

■ ♦ [Pro Pribs Association,] Vimtna, June 17. " Die Presse " publishes an inspired letter frcm Berlin, m which it is stated that the recent speech of the Czar when proposing the health of Priqce Nikita on the occasion of the tetter's betrothal was aimed at Austria and Germany. The letter states further that another similar utterance would banish all hopes of European peace. ..,. : , . Pabis, Jane 18. Admiral Krantz, Minister of Marine, is reluctant to give way to the pressure being brought to bear to induce the Government to increase the navy to a strength equal to [the united fleets of Italy and Germany immediately. The oatlay required to give effect to such a scheme is estimated at fifty million francs. ' The French Government have decided to reform the Levant squadron, which was recently withdrawn; Athens, June 18, The utmost disorder prevails m Crete and legal authority is completely set at defiance. Villages are being wrecked by bands ,of lawless marauders, property destroyed, and murders committed m all directions. Bbbwb, June 18. The Swiss Government intends to create a special department to deal with foreign refugees who seek an asylum m tbe country.

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THE EUROPEAN SITUATION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2152, 19 June 1889

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THE EUROPEAN SITUATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2152, 19 June 1889

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