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Received May S), 7.35J a.m. France's Future. Paris, May 8 M. Bertans, speaking at Poiaay, declared that nobody had forgotten 1870, and everybody hoped those terrible times would Sever recur. But if France's first need was peace within and without, she must be powerful. People must not be allowed to ascribe sentiments inspired by tha country's humanity and higher interests to weakness. British Politics. London, May 8 Ihe impression has been derived from Mr Balfour's speech that a dissolution has been postponed till 1906. . Received May 9, 9.4 a.m. Murderers Identified by Finger Prints. Alfred and Albert Sfcrotton, labourers and brothers, were sentenced to death for murdering Thomas Farrow and his wife at Deptford. Finger prints formed an important factor m the identification. Religious Teaching m School Hours. The Board of Education have decided that school managers are not entitled to withdraw children to attend church during prescribed school hours. A Sudden Death. Charles Arnold, while singing at the Savage Club, collapsed, and expired m a few minutes. Russia m Central Asia. The Governor of Ardebil has been reoalled to Teheran owing to his endeavour to move certain posts into Russian territoiy. A conflict occurred between the Russian frontier guard and 100 Persians, 12 of the latter being killed. Turkish Disturbances. Constantinople, May 8 It is reported m Constantinople that twenty battalions have joined the insurgents at Yemen, who have burned Menhaka, and are marching to attack Hodeida and expel the Turks. A Divorced Princess. | Bkrlin, May 8 Prinoess Louise of Saxony has been granted an allowance, and also the custody ! of her daughter Monica. .She sees the other children occasionally. , German Expedition Asrainst Moringas. News ha 3 been received that General yon Trotha has for two days been fighting against the Moringas near Canams, m German West Africa. Sixteen Moringas and bix Germans have been killed, and ten i Germans are wounded.
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