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far as the object of the Conference was con francs was to take place during 1871, and the cerned, it was intended, he said, “to receive, in remainder within three years from the ratificaa manner compatible with and conformable to tion of the present preliminaries. The 3rd public international law, the representations Article provided for the gradual withdrawal of that Russia may have to make, to give to the German troops from France in proportion those representations a fair, candid, and friendly as the indemmity was paid or financial guahearing, and to consider, renovate, and, if need rantees given. By a Convention subjoined to be, fortify any of the other provisions of the the Treaty it was provided that “the part of Treaty of 1856, against which it may be found the city of Paris in the interior of the enceinte by the Conference any reasonable objection can comprehended between the Seine, the Rue du be raised.”
Faubourg St. Honoré, and the Avenue des
Ternes, shall be occupied by German troops, 24.-Anniversary of the French Revolution
the number of which shall not exceed 30,000 of 1848 celebrated in Paris by a demonstration
men. The mode of occupation, and the disat the graves of citizens shot in the Place de la
positions for the lodging of the German troops, Bastile.
in this part of the city, shall be regulated by an 25,-Anxious discussion of terms of peace understanding between two officers of the two at Versailles, the conference to-day being pro armies; and access to that quarter shall be tracted over a period of fully eight hours. It interdicted to the French troops, and to the is now given out as one result of the negotia- | armed National Guard, while the occupation tions that Paris is to be occupied for a brief lasts." The last conference over, M. Thiers period by Germans.
and his friends returned to Paris, where a 26.–Treaty of peace between Germany and
delegation and Council were summoned to
receive their report preparatory to submitting France concluded at Versailles, the preli
it for ratification to the National Assembly. minary conditions, after much patient negotiation, being signed this (Sunday) afternoon by 27.-Deputies of the Extreme Left meet a: the high contracting parties. The Emperor
Bordeaux, to protest against any peace based William,“ with a deeply-moved heart and
upon the cession of territory. with gratitude to God," telegraphed the result at once to Berlin, while the French Executive 28.-Debate in the National Assembly at gave instruction to all the Prefects, and recom Bordeaux on the terms of the Treaty of Peace. mended them to inform military commanders In the afternoon, amid the most profound of the fact. The negotiations were conducted silence, M. Thiers said: “We have accepted with the utmost secrecy, and removed altogether a painful mission, and, after having used all from any influence likely to be exercised by possible endeavours, we come with regret to neutrals either for advice or guarantee. The submit to your approval a bill for which we ask most serious discussion took place regarding the urgency. Art. 1. The National Assembly, surrender of Metz, which the French negotiators forced by necessity, is not responsible, and opposed till they saw that continued resistance adopts the preliminaries of peace signed at imperilled the cause of peace, and might pro Versailles on the 26th of February.'” At this bably end in a renewal of hostilities at the point M. Thiers was so overpowered by his termination of the armistice at midnight. The feelings, that he had to descend from the only modification the Germans were understood tribune and leave the hall while the details to have made in the original severity of their of the treaty were read by M. Barthélemy terms was the restitution of the fortress of Bel St. Hilaire. At the conclusion of the debate, fort commanding the passes in the Vosges, con M. Thiers made an animated appeal to the ceded, it was said, as an equivalent for permit. Deputies to share the responsibility already inting the German army to march through Paris, curred, and not to refrain from voting. Next The major conditions of the Treaty were the day, when the victorious Germans entered Paris cession of Alsace and German Lorraine, and in triumph, the terms of the treaty were ratified the payment of a war indemnity of five mil by 546 votes to 107. At the same sitting a liards of franks (200,000,oool.)-demands it was formal proposal was submitted, amid enthathought as great as Europe would allow, and | siastic cheers, for the deposition of Napoleon not unlikely to create a permanent feeling of III. as the person “responsible for all our mis. hatred between the two countries. The fortunes, the ruin, the invasion, and the disboundary of the new frontier was described memberment of France." The ex-Emperor as commencing at the north-west portion of was permitted to leave Wilhelmshöhe on the the Canton of Cattenom, towards the Grand 19th March, and on the 20th arrived at Dover, · Duchy of Luxemburg, tending southward to where he received a welcome reception, and Rezonville, south-eastward to St. Marie, and was met by the Empress Eugénie and the again southward to the Swiss frontier by way Prince Imperial, with various members of the of St. Maurice, Giromaguy, and Delle. The late Court, who accompanied him to Chisle. payment, it was stipulated, of one milliard of | hurst.
ABBEVILLE gravel pits, 586.
in Algeria, 56, 182.
Arbuthnot, 412, 529.
created Lord Dunfermline, 44.
on public meetings, 120, 128.
Plowden, Consul, 233.
Theodore's son leaves England, 877.
0. Newman, 356, 375.
“ Bokhara Burnes,"
Affghan war, continued-
siege of Herat, 9.
Gondokoro reached, 641.
M. Chaillu, 722.
bury. 1863 Worcester.
1866 Bury St.
treaty repudiated, 868.
visits the Queen, 53.
Albert, Prince, continued
Arbuthnot abduction, 412, 529. Association Meetings, confinued
Earl of Rosse.
Dean of Ely.
1845 Winchester. 1860 Gloucester. 1845 Cambridge Sir J. Herschel.
1861 Peterboro'. 1846 Southamp Sir R. J. Murchi
1848 Lincoln 1863 Rochester. 1847 Oxford Sir R H. Inglis.
1849 Salisbury. 1864 Warwick. 1848 Swansea Marquisof North-
1849 Birming. Rev. T. R. Robin-
upon-Hull 1850 Edinburgh Sir D. Brewster.
1854 Cambridge. 1868 Lancaster, 1851 Ipswich Professor Airy.
1855 Shrewsbury. 1869 Bury St. Ed. 1852 Belfast Colonel Sabine.
1858 Bath. 1870 Leicester. 1854 Liverpool Earl of Harrowby
1855 Glasgow Duke of Argyil.
1856 Cheltenham Dr. C.G. B. Dru-
1857 Dublin Dr Lloyd
1858 Leeds Professor Owen,
1859 Aberdeen Prince Albert.
1860 Oxford Lord Wrottesley.
Arenberg, Prince Louis of, assassi 1861 Manchester Wm. Fairbairn.
1862 Cambridge Professor Willis.
1863 Newcastle SirW.Armstrong
Sir Charles Lyell.
1865 Birming. Prof. Phillips
1866 Nottingham W. A. Grove.
1867 Dundee Duke of Buo
1868 Norwich 1. D. Hooker.
1870 Liverpool Prof. Huxley.
1871 Edinburgh Sir W. Thomson.
1857 Birming- 1864 York.
1858 Liverpool 1866 Manchester.
1859 Bradford 1867 Belfast.
1860 Glasgow 1868 Birming
1862 London 1869 Bristol.
"Artemus Ward," in London, 758. 1863 Edinburgh. 1870 Newcastle
Assurance frauds, 867.
in Ireland, 870, 871, 872.
Asylum, South London, 868.
sails for Canada, 883.
Atheist witness, III.
at New York, 902.
Atlantic cable banquet, 754
Ascencion, slavery abolished, 887. steaming, 860
Atlas ironworks, fall of, 435.
Atmospheric railway, 70.
Atonement controversy, 175.
Atrato in quarantine, 758.
Attwood, Spooner & Co., failure, 636.
Factory inquiry, 73.
Auckland, Lord (see Affghan war).
Auckland outbreak, 655.
Factory bill, 200, 295.
Audubon, naturalist, 137.
subdivision of parishes, 272.
rejoicings at Melbourne, 44.
(see Shaftesbury, Earl of).
Sturt's expedition, 181.
Colonies Bill, 299
gold discovery, 320, 327.
1844 Canterbury, 1858 Salisbury. gold arrivals, 335, 345, 352, 354 361,
1846 Gloucester 1860 Shrewsbury first Parliament, 472.
1847 Warwick. 1861 Exeter. convicts withdrawn, 691.
1848 Worcester. 1862 Leicester. Church grants abolished, 883.
1849 Chester. 1864 Ipswich. Australian exploration
1850 Manchester. 1865 Durham. Leichardt, 760, 244-
1851 Derby. 1868 Cirencester. | Gregory, 206, 471.
1853 Rochester. 1869 St. Albans. Burke, and Wills, 582.
1854 Chepstow. 1870 Hereford. Austria
Emperor crowned at Mulan, 24-
Cracow annexed, 210.
Presidents. disturbance in Milan, 223,
1837 Liverpool Earl of Burling Italian rising, 232.
(see Italian war.)
1838 Newcastle Duke of North outbreak in Vienna, 24..
umberland Emperor, “ King of Poland," 2.42
1839 Birming- Rev.Vernon Har release of prisoners, 243-
country in arms against, 243-
1840 Glasgow Marquis of Brea flight of Metternich, 246.
new Constitution, 247.
1842 Manchester Lord F. Egerton. flight of Emperor, 249