FOREIGN AND COLONIAL NEWS - FRANCE.
 
 
    Our Paris correspondent, writing on  Tuesday, at five o'clock, informs us
that, in consequence of numerous reports  circulated late in the day of the
bombardment of Tangiers, he has made inquiries  in the most authentic quarters,
and that no efficient intelligence of that event  had been made known.
 
    According to the information gathered  by him the reports alluded to were
unfounded, having probably their origin in  the large sales of stock made at
the close of Tuesday's Bourse by a speculator  whose sources of information
are considered first rate.
 
    The Paris papers of Tuesday are  uninteresting. No decisive intelligence
has yet to come to hand from Morocco,  though we have various details that
prove that up to the 12th or probably the  16th, no serious operations had been
commenced.
 
    The British Consul-General was still  with the Emperor of Morocco - he
holds out hopes of an amicable arrangement  being come to and the French
Government is evidently waiting the results of his  negotiations  before proceeding
to those ulterior measures for which it is  so well prepared.
 
 
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