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Received June 27, 7.29 a.m. The French Army. Paris, June 26 M. Berteau, speaking at Versailles, declared that the French army would be equal to any task, whatever might happen. Accident at Military Manoeuvres. Two squadrons of Dragoons find Cuirassiers while manceuvring at Vnlborne camp near Lyons collided and 2 Dragoon officers were killed and 20 Dragoons injured. 20 horses were killed. Agriculture m the Commonwealth. London, Jcme26 Mr T. A. Coghlan, N.S. Wales AgentGeneral, m a letter to the " Economist," deprecates its Melbourne correspondent's pessimism respecting Australian agricultural progress. He states that agriculture now occupies the first place m the Commonwealth's rural industries, A German Defeat. Capetown, June 26 ' News has been received that the Herero Chief, Morengn, has defeated Captains , Siebert and Ames Kraus m the mountains m German South-west Africa with heavy loss, capturing all their ammunition and supplies. Received) June 27, 8 40 a.m A Naval Accident. ' Copenhagen, June 26 j The British steamer Ancona rammed the Danish training ship Georgstage off Kastrup. The Georgstage sank m two minutes, drowning 2? cadets. Fifty-seven were rescued. Chinese and the United States Washington, June 26 To prevent a trade boycott, President Roosevelt has ordered Chinese merchants and travellers and others entitled to exemption under the exclusion laws to be treated the tame as others of" the world's citizens. Disobedient officials will be dismissed. Britain and Germany. Berlin, June 26 The organ of the Prussian junkers claims that even if German colonies and foreign trade are lost m the event of a war ■with Britain, France could be completely conquered and exposed to ruinous conditions unless Britain restored everything she gained and more, m order to secure her ally.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6606, 27 June 1905
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