THE EMPEROR AND DE CAPRIVI.
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Berlin, April 4
, A, pamphlet published in Berlin asserts that the Emperor and De Caprivi are members of a secret league of Patriots, which has been formed to unite Liberals, Opposition, and Socialists in one body. Bismarck was dismissed because he had taught the Kaiser everything he wanted to know. The authorship of the pamphlet is ascribed to the Emperqt William himself. *■- ■ .■<' De Caprivi is about to pay visits to the Premiers of Austria and Italy. Sofia, April 4. The German Ambassador has left Sofia. The French Consul will attend to his interests. St. Petersburg, April 5. " The Novosti," a newspaper published here, considers that the resignation of Prince Bismarck has washed away the foundation of the Triple Alliance, and asserts that Austria will shortly evacuate Bosnia and Herzegovina. Vienna, April 5. The Austrian Press declare that Russia is on the verge of a general explosion, and that she is inciting Servia and Montenegro to attack Bulgaria,. while the- latter, acting under the advice of Austria, seeks to avoid a quarrel. In the meantime, Bulgaria is fortifying the plain of Slivintzai ' .
Berlin, April 6 An order issued by theTSmperor renders the middle'class eligible for the position of officers in the army, increases the pay, prohibits luxury, and the promotion of offenders is stopped. It is reported that the v Deutsche: Freisinnige." or German liberal party are qfferingj opposition to the proposed monument, to commemorate the services rendered 'to. the state by Prince Bismarck;,'"
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European Situation., Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 2394, 7 April 1890
European Situation. Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 2394, 7 April 1890
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