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SWEDEN'S KING.

TALK OF ABDICATION.

(Received February 11, 9.20 a.m.) STOCKHOLM, February 10. The "Gazette" states that the King's abdication in favour of his son is imminent owing to difficulties with

Ministers

THE STORY DEN JED

CONFLICTING DEMANDS,

THE CABINET RESIGNS

(Received February 11, 12.35 p.m.)

The*story of the abdication is repudiated in official circles: Certain .divergencies in the King's speech to the peasants and the Premier's speech to, Socialists, created a crisis. The Premier desired to remit, the question of the length of infantry service to the electorates, hut the peasants demanded an immediate solution, declaring that military service was bound up with the whole scheme of national defence. This combined hostility of Radicals and Socialists caused the Cabinet to resign, i

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SWEDEN'S KING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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SWEDEN'S KING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914

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