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A Crisis Ended.
Received May 29, 9.35 a.m. Berlin, May 28 The crisis m connection with the German Navy League has terminated, the League practically agreeing to limit its advocacy to the Government programme.
A Deadlock m Sweden.
Stockholm, May 29 King Osoar has quashed the Norwegian Consular Bill, and the Government have tendered theic resignations, alleging that such an exercise of the royal authority was opposed to the Constitution. King Oscar refuses to accept the resignations, but the Government persist m resigning.
French Troops m Central Africa
Paris, May 27 Two thousand Wadaiaus attacked a French post, consisting of 40 sharpshooters. ©n the TJgao borders, whioh had invaded Central Soudan. They were repulsed, and 150 killed. A French reinforcement inflicted a further defeat. Two hundred dead ware counted after the fight,
South African Customs Levies,
Capetown, May 28 The Cape Legislative Council recommends a revision of the South African Customs Convention and that additional duties be imposed on Tarious imported manufactured articles.
A Eighty British Warship.
London, May 28 The building of the Dreadnought corn bination battleship and cruiser will shortly be begon at Portsmouth. She will have a displacement of 18,000 tons and a speed of 21 knots. She will carry 10 twelve inch guns and will be equal m fighting power to any two warships afloat.
Tha G-olf Championship.
A. G. Barry, of St. Andrew's University, twenty years of age, won the amateur golf championship.
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HOME AND FOREIGN, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XX, Issue 6582, 29 May 1905
HOME AND FOREIGN Ashburton Guardian, Volume XX, Issue 6582, 29 May 1905
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