FRANCE AND MOROCCO

We have great pleasure in announcing that the war between France and
Morocco, which at one time threatened to disturb the peace of Europe, has
been brought to a satisfactory conclusion.  A treaty peace has been signed,
and Morocco has conceded all the demands of France.  The operations along
the coast have therefore ceased, and orders have been issued for the
immediate evacuation of the Island of Mogador.
By this treaty the Emperor of Morocco pledges himself not to afford to Abdel
Kader any refuge or protection in his dominions, and the gallant Arab will
henceforth be compelled to keep the field in the race of difficultes
hitherto unknown, but it is said that his indomitable spirit refuses to
yield, and that he is organising fresh forces to carry on a guerilla warfare
with the French troops in Algeria.  It is said also that his popularity with
the Moors is unabated, and many believe that the people will gladly afford
him that refuge and assistance which the Emperor has been compelled to
withhold.  Recent proceedings have in  no respect assured to France the
peaceful possession of its blood-bought territory in Africa; and although
the campaign will no doubt be opened next season with renewed energy, it
will also be attended with the recollection, a galling one to Franch pride,
that her best troops, maintaned only at an immense expenditure of treasure,
have hitherto been miserably baffled by the desultory efforts of an Arab
chieftain.

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