THE LATEST. HOME AND FOREIGN
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Received June 10, 9.17 a.m.
French Foreign Minister.
,„. c . London, June 9 lhe 'Standard's" Berlin correspondent and to-day's Paris paper "Le Gaulois" agree that the situation on the eve of M. Deleasse's retirement was extremely critical". , r _ . Paris, June 9 M. Eouvier permanently fills the portfolio of Foreign Minister, M. demented succeeding him as Minister of Finance,
Defending the French Frontier.
The French Superior Council of War decided on Wednesday to maintain the frontier corps at their full strength.
It is semi-officially stated m Berlin that the invitations to a conference emanate from the Sultan of Morocco, and that Germany merely accepts.
A Westralian Loan.
The publio subscribed about 25 per cent o£ the Westralian loan, the underwriters taking the balance.
A Large Inheritance,
Berlin, June 9 Prince Yon Bulow haß inherited .£275,000 from the late Hgrr Godefroy, of Hamburg
Fire at Earl's Court.
London, June 9 The Club at Earl's Court was partly burnt. The exhibition was saved.
lhe King of Spain m England.
Kiner Alfonso visited the tower of StPaul's Cathedral. With King Edward he reviewed 25,000 troopa at Aldershot, and, as Colonel-in-Chief of the 16th Lancers, led the regiment past King Edward. He attended a gala performance at Covent Garden Theatre, at which Madame Melba sang.
Tunnelling the Alps.
Rome, June 9 Hot springs m the second gallery and the unbearable heat retard the working of the Simplon tunnel. It will not be open openfjto traffic until 1906.
South African Politics.
Capetown June 9 General Louis Botha asks for the elimination of the military voters totalling 1,250, bat the Progressive Association emphatically defends their inclusion.
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