29 DECEMBER 1900, page 2

Sir William Lyne, Who Was First Commissioned To Form A

Ministry by Lord Hopetoun, the new Governor-General of the Australian Commonwealth, failed in the undertaking, and he thereupon, with a most proper regard for constitutional......

A Further Development Of The Practical Appliance Of...

was demonstrated before the German Emperor in Berlin last Saturday. By the improvements introduced by Professor Slaby and his assistant, Count Arco, it is now possible for an......

• General .a.ndr6, The French War Minister, Made A Remark-

able speech at Beaune on Christmas Day. After denouncing the unpatriotic action of a newspaper in revealing his nego- tiations with M. Turpin, the inventor of a new explosive......

The Last Of The Great Generals Of The Franco-prussian War,

Field-Marshal Count von Blumenthal, died on Friday week. The son of a Prussian Captain who died of wounds received in the battle of Dennewitz in 1813, Von Blumenthal did not......

On Monday Lord Cromer, Who Has Been Paying A Visit

to Khartoum, addressed a speech to the Sheikhs and notables of the Soudan which lays down with the speaker's usual clearness and statesmanship the course which this country......

It Looks As If After All The Amnesty Bill Would

not succeed in covering up the remains of the Dreyfus case. On Thursday a letter from Captain Dreyfus to the French Prime Minister was published in Paris which threatens to......

Lord Cromer Next, And In Answer To A Native Demand

for mere European riupervision, laid it down that there must not be too large a number of European administrators in a country like the Soudan. Those, however, who were......

The Shanghai Correspondent Of The Standard Sends A...

November 19th, which opens with a graphic description of the Empress-Dowager's position. "The Empress-Dowager,' says a Chinese official, is like a woman riding a tiger. She does......