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Hi The French in China. ANOTHER GREAT BATTLE. -Six Thousand Chinese Defeated. Resignation of the French War Minister. [CENTRAL NEWS TELEGRAM.] PARIS, Sunday Afternoon.—An official tele- gram has just been received at the Ministry of Marine from General Negrier, to the effect that that general had succeeded in deieating 6,000 Chinese, who were encamped a day's journey from Cbu. No further detail's are added. PARIS, Sunday, 4 p.m.—The resignation of General Campenon, Minister of War, is row un fait accompli. For some long time past tb-s event has been talked of and hinted at, but IV to the present nothing definite had occurr-1. Now, however, it is well known that th^neral tms resigned his portfolio, and I am a ^os'^25-e(i state that not only has M. goffered tha his late minister's resignation. whQ bRfl acc6pted vacant post to General Levv infol.med that tne position. I am also b £ /of the highest the new minister judges^ compIete occupation importance that a rap^fc once effected as far as of Tonquin should b' a,gQ assure;j that the the Chinese rrontie J,J new reinforceme "s lfc out will not 6,000 men, if as much. -n [REUTER:S TELEGRAM. I .,] -1 pARr, Sunday.—Several or to-aays p. state chat the management of the operations in Tf,.quin, which up to the present has been in 'tie hands of the Ministry of Marine, wdl now oe transferred to the Ministry of War. The Temps says that General Lewal is of opinion that the -1 L- reinforcements already despatcnea TO xonquin will be sufficient to ensure the conquest of that country. A rumour is current that M. Cavaig- nac, deputy for Sarthe, will replace M. Casimir Perier as Under-Secretary for War.

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-ARABI PASHA.

1-I THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION.

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