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
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.