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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 ihe 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 39,000 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. minary conditions, after much patient negotia
it for ratification to the National Assembly. tion, 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. Barthelemy 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, arnid enthothought as great as Europe would allow, andsiastic cheers, for the deposition of Napoleon not unlikely to create a permanent feeling of III. as the person "responsible for all our mis batred between the two countries. The fortunes, the ruin, the invasion, and the dis. boundary 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 Dorer, 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 Chislepayment, it was stipulated, of one milliard of hurst,
Affghan war, continued
| African discovery
Vickovich at Cabul, 11.
Candahar chief, 11.
Livingstone, 467, 758.
Speke and Grant, 573, 629.
Gondokoro reached, 641.
arrival in England, 652.
Baker, 600, 705, 706.
M. Chaillu, 722.
enter Candahar, 39.
Agapæmone cases, 278, 299, 468.
Agra and Masterman bank stoppage,
Cabul captured, 48.
troops detained, 50.
Agricultural labourers 826.
Envoy Macnaghten, 51, 73.
Agricultural Society formed, 18.
Hindoo Coosh expedition, 52.
1839 Oxford. 1855 Carlisle.
1840 Cambridge. 1856 Chelmsford.
1841 Liverpool. 7857 Salisbury.
1842 Bristol 1858 Chester.
thanks of Parliament, 61.
1843 Derby. 1859 Warwick.
rising in favour of Dost Mahomed, 1844 Southamp. 1860 Canterbury.
1845 Shrews 1862 Battersea.
bury. 1863 Worcester.
1846 Newcastle. 1864 Newcastle-
views of Burnes, 78.
1848 York. 1866 Bury St.
1850 Exeter. 1867 (No show.)
1851 Windsor. 1868 Leicester.
1852 Lewes. 1869 Manchester
1853 Gloucester. 1870 Oxford.
1854 Lincoln. 1871 Wolver-
arrival of Indian mail, 51, 99, 101, 1837 Dumfries. 1856 Inverness.
1838 Glasgow. 1857 Glasgow.
massacre of British troops, 96... 1839 Inverness. 1858 Aberdeen.
arrival of Dr. Brydone at Jellalabad, 1840 Aberdeen. 1859 Edinburgh.
1841 Berwick. 1860 Dumfries.
1842 Edinburgh. 7861 Perth.
Duke of Wellington's memorandum, 1843 Dundee. 1863 Kelso. .
1844 Glasgow. 1864 Stirling.
1845 Dumfries. 1865 Inverness.
1846 Inverness. 1866 (No show.)
1847 Aberdeen. 1867 Glasgow.
1848 Edinburgh. 1868 Aberdeen,
1850 Glasgow. 1869 Edinburgh.
Pollock in the Khyber Pass, 105. Alabama, sailing of, 629.
enters Jellalabad, 106.
death of General Elphinstone, I President Johnson's message, 721.
Akhbar Khan's proposals, 107.
claims, 802, 8o9, 845, 856.
reported settlement, 845, 846, 851.
seizure of the gates of Somnauth, treaty repudiated, 868.
Albemarle, Commission on Earl, 288.
defeat of Akhbar Khan, 119.
Alberti frauds, 130.
release of the captives, 119.
Albert Life Assurance Company, 88?
Istaliff taken, 119.
Simla proclamation, 119.
British troops withdrawn, 121.
visits the Queen, 53.
Somnauth proclamation, 122.
marriage resolved upon, 53.
peace rejoicings, 123.
naturalization bill, 59.
made a K.G., 60.
reception of army, 124.
wrives in England, 61.
Albert, Prince, continued-
Arbuthnot abduction, 412, 529. Association Meetings, continued-
Earl of Rosse.
Dean of Ely.
1845 Winchester. 1860 Gloucester. 1845 Cambridge Sir J. Herschel
1846 York. 1861 Peterboro'. 1846 Southamp- Sir R. J. Murchi-
18 Swansea Marquisof North
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
1870 Leicester. 1854 Liverpool Earlof Harrowby
Duke of Argyll
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. Fairbaira.
1862 Cambridge Professor Willis.
1863 Newcastle Sir W.Armstrong
Sir Charles Lyell.
1865 Birming Prof. Phillips.
1866 Nottingham W. A. Grove.
1867 Duadce Duke of Buo
1868 Norwich J. D. Hooker
1869 Exeter G. Stekes.
1870 Liverpool Prof. Huxley.
1871 Edinburgh Sir W. Thomson.
1857 Birming- 1864 York.
1858 Liverpool 1866 Manchester,
1859 Bradford 1867 Belfast.
1860 Glasgow 1868 Birmice
"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, 111.
at New York, 902.
Atlantic cable banquet, 754
Atlas ironworks, fall of, 435.
Atmospheric railway, 70.
Atonement controversy, 175.
Atrato in quarantine, 758.
Attwood, Spooner & Co, failure, 66
Factory inquiry, 73.
Auckland, Lord (sce 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 31,
1846 Gloucester. 1860 Shrewsbury first Parliament, 472.
convicts withdrawn, 691.
1848 Worcester. 1862 Leicester. Church grants abolished, sez.
1849 Chester. 1864 Ipswich. | Australian exploration-
1850 Manchester. 1865 Durham. Leichardt, 160, 244
1853 Rochester. 1869 St. Albans. Burke, and Wills, 582.
1854 Chepstow. 1876 Hereford. Austria
Emperor crowned at Milan, 4
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,
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
42 Manchester Lord F. Egerton. flight of Emperor, 249
Italiurbanceted, at Milan