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FOBEIW INTELLIGENCE. ———<►. FRANCE. PARIS, May 18. ■. -Nlay 18. The Emperor signed to-day the treaty negotiated at the London conference. The Eleru'itrd of this evening says:—"We believe that the conirnii lee on the reorganisation of the army insists on rejecting the whole of the Government proposals. v 'I'm n We hope that the Chamber will not approve the action of the committee, should the latter persist in its inten- tion.' The France hopea,that an agreement will shortly he arrived.at-on the sutJjecfc' *;>'• It is sSid that the Queèn df Spain will visit Paris about the 20th of next month. PARTS. Mnv 19. The Prince of Wales visited the Jockey Club yester- day, where he was most warmly received. In the even- ing his Royal Highness was present at the fSte at the Tuileries. The Prince of Wales, the Duke of Edinburgh, and the King and Queen of the Belgians, attended the Chantilly races, to-day. It is stated that they will leave this evening or to-morrow for London. La France of this evening states.that the committee on the reorganisation of thEf army will meet to-morrow. The Government, it adds, is said to have drawn up a fresh scheme calculated to bring, about an agreement. PARIS, May 17. To-day in the Legislative Body, M. Schneider, the president, announced that six bureaux had rejected the demand of M. Picard for leave to question the Govern- ment relative to the amount required for exemption from military service. One bureaux had allowed the demand, and in two others the votes were divided. The France of this evening says that M. Schneider has made an endeavour to-day to reconcile the views of the Government with the proposals of the committee on the reorganisation of the army. Some cases of contagious typhus having appeared amongst horned cattle in several districts of Germany, especially at Frankfort, a ministerial ordinance, dated 15th May, has been issued prohibiting the importation and transit of ruminating animals, fresh hides, or car- cases along the whole length of the French frontier, from Lauterbourg to the department of Savoy inclusive. BETROTHAL OF THE KING OF THE GREEKS. I ST. PETERSBURG, May 17. Salvoes of artillery were fired this morning in honour of the betrothal of the King of the Greeks to the Princess Olga, daughter of the Grand Duke Constantine. ITALY. FLORENCE, May 17. In yesterday's sitting of the Italian Parliament, In yesterday's sitting of the Italian Parliament, Signor Massari having asked the Government to lay the papers relative to the London Conference beforethe House, the Minister for Foreign Affairs said that the papers would be communicated to the House after the ratifications of the treaty had been exchanged. He also stated that the report that the admission of Italy to the conference had been made dependent on the. fulfilment of. certain condi- tions was uiitrue. PRUSSIA. -BERLIN, May 18. The King of Prussia signed yesterday the treaty agreed "to by'the London Conference for the settlement of the future position of Luxemburg. ,> THE CANDLAN IL^S URRFI CTIBTFJ CONSTANTINOPLE, MAY 16. News received yesterday from Omar Pacha statewtbat two engagements lately took place between detachments commanded by Mehmed and Hassan Pachas and the Greek volunteers, wherein the latter were defeated with considerable loss. Omar Pacha was on the point of leaving Retimo to proceed against Sphakia. The Greek telegrams contrary to the above are entirely untrue. i,1 AMERICA. (BY ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH.) NEW YORK, May 13. The Court of Richmond has released Mr. Davis on bail to appear in November next. The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeals of Georgia and Mississippi, on the ground of want of jurisdiction. NEW YORK, May 14. Mr. Davis has left Richmond for New York. The In- man steamship City of Manchester arrived out to-day. T „ NEW YORK, May 16. Mr. Jeffeison Davis lias arrived New York on liis way to Canada. The French Government have purchased the ram Dunderburg. NEW YORK, May 17. The negroes at New Orleans and Mobile are still disorderly. < i. CHINA. SHANGHAE, April 23. The rebels are reported to be near Hankow. Advices from Japan state that the Tycoon has de- clared his intention of extending to all nations the treaties already concluded with some foreign Powers.

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