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United Press Association —Per Electric Telegraph - Copyright. Received May 27, 8.25 a.m.
The Swedish Ruler.
Stockholm, May 26 King Oscar has resumed the reins of Government.
The Famine m Spain.
Madrid, May 26 Foar thousand starving peasants from several villages marched to Malaga and' begged bread and work, A famine prevails and a riot has occurred m the province of Toledo.
An Offer Refused.
London, May 26 The Zionist 3 have refused to aucept territory m British East Africa for colonization.
Canadin Navaal Stations.
The Canadian Government takes over Halifax and Esquimalt on July Ist.
| Pakis, Maj 26 Seven' anarchists from Spain hare been arrested m Paris. Two of them stated that they intended to assassinate King Alfonso.
Fatal Colliery Accident,
Capetown, May 26 Mr Bunkill, the consulting engineer, Me Jones, the manager, and four other whites and several natives were suffocated while trying to locate a fire m the old workings m the Vereaniging colliery at Johannesburg.
A Canadian Labour Law.
Ottawa, May 26 When the Pore Marquis railway acquired two Ontario lines, the position of the Canadian officials was rendered so unoocnfortable that they resigned, and theie places were given to Americans. Eleven of the latter have now been deported under the Alien Labour law.
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