21 DECEMBER 1867, Page 2

The Prussian Premier has announced to his Parliament that all

Prussian Envoys will speedilybe recalled, to be replaced by Envoys from the North German Confederation. They will, of course, be usually the same men, and will always be appointed by the same King ; but the change helps on fusion, and will, moreover, compel the French Emperor to acknowledge that Saxony and Darmstadt have no separate existence. He recently addressed to them separate invitations to the Conference ; Darmstadt accepted hers, but Saxony forwarded hers quietly to Berlin.