The French Government are providing a naval grant from a number of State properties.
The parcels post convention between Australia and France will be signed shortly. Great distress prevails in Armenia, and the foreign consuls are appealing for £30,000 to cave the starving Armenians. As a result of the Newfoundland elections Whiteway's Government have' been completely defeated. President Kruger, addressing the Transvaal Volksraad, spoke etronily against the abolition of the dynamite concession. A revolutionary plot intended to prevent the meeting of the Venezuelan Congress has been discovered. Five hundred persots have been arrested in connection with it. I The Russian Minister at Seoul, the capi- ! tal of Corea, has compelled the Coresn Government to dismiss the English, financial 1 advisers, also the chief of Customs, and to appoint Russian officials in their places,
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CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS., Evening Star, Issue 10461, 3 November 1897
CONDENSED CABLEGRAMS. Evening Star, Issue 10461, 3 November 1897
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