Significant of the attitude of Germany - whose " flirtation " with the Transvaal has been noted - was an open telegram sent by the emperor William II.
The Ems telegram made the conFranco- tinuance of peace impossible; on the I4th of July Overman Napoleon III.
On the fifth day a telegram from Mr Layard was published announcing that the Russians were nearing Constantinople.
As soon as the telegram at Cuxhaven announces high tide three shots are fired from the harbour to warn the inhabitants of the " fleets "; and if the progress of the tide up the river gives indication of danger, other three shots follow.
A telegram from General Gordon, received at Cairo on the x9th of April, stated that We have provisions for five months and are hemmed in...
This telegram might have exercised the most prejudicial influence on the course of the battle had not Ladmirault (4th Corps), nearer to the seat of the imaginary danger, taken upon himself to disregard the warning transmitted to him by headquarters.
In the course of the speech he also read a telegram from President Steyn, in which the president repudiated all contemplated aggressive action on the part of the Free State as absurd.
On the 26th of June 1879 Ismail suddenly received from the sultan a curt telegram, addressed to him as ex-khedive of Egypt, informing him that his son Tewfik was appointed his successor.
Friendly inhabitants kept Bazaine well informed as to the magnitude of the danger threatening him from the south, and a special telegram from Paris, the true origin of which has never been traced, led him to believe that the I.
Hicks, aware of the worthlessness of his force for the purpose contemplated, stated his opinion that it would be best to "wait for Kordofan to settle itself" (telegram of the 5th of August).
The telegram stated that the position of matters was grave, and that it was of the utmost importance that the colony should secure the services of someone of proved ability, firmness and energy.
It then appeared that Turkey was unwilling to recognize the British interpretation of the telegram of the 8th of April 1892.
Anson, the commander-in-chief, died of cholera before he had had a chance to act on Lawrence's telegram, "Clubs, not spades, are trumps."
The answer given, Lord Derby drafted a telegram to the British consul-general at Cairo, and read it out.
After the Jameson raid and the Emperor's telegram to President Kruger, in the drafting of which Baron Marschall, according to the later testimony now available, bore a leading part, it was he who declared in the Reichstag that the maintenance of the independence of the Boer republics was a " German interest."
Hardly had he resigned when he received a telegram from Sir Robert Hart, inspector-general of customs in China, inviting him to go to Peking.
The British government intervened and after considerable pressure upon Turkey obtained a telegram (dated the 8th of April 1892) from the grand vizier in which it was declared that the status quo was maintained in the Sinai peninsula, but that the sultan resumed possession of the posts in the Hejaz heretofore garrisoned by Egypt.
Germany at the time of the Raid was prepared to intervene, and on the 3rd of January 1896 the German Emperor, by telegram, congratulated Kruger that " without appealing to the help of friendly powers " the Boers had overcome Jameson.
Bismarck published the telegram in which this information and the refusal of the king were conveyed, but by omitting part of the telegram made it appear that the request and refusal had both been conveyed in a more abrupt form than had really been the case.'
A telegram sent by Gladstone a little later, ending with the words " remember Mitchelstown," created a good deal of feeling, but it did the Home Rulers no good.
Then he wrote a long telegram upon a cable form.
George: I send a telegram to my mother?
telegram service several years ago.
In 1896 the emperor, by despatching a telegram.
telegram home to say I had arrived safely back in Liverpool.
His mother, at least, was spared the pain of reading the official war office telegram.
These documents include: - a. A secret telegram from the Governor of the 3rd.
A few days later, the Colonel received a congratulatory telegram from the divisional commander.
His parents received an urgent telegram at their home now at Wilford, Clifton Road, Heaton Moor.
A telegram addressed by the emperor William to the presidents of the League, Generals Keim and Menges, led to their resignation; but the effect of this was largely counteracted by the presence of Prince Henry of Prussia and the king of Wurttemberg at the annual congress of the League at Stuttgart in May, while at the Colonial Congress in the autumn the necessity for a powerful navy was again one of the main themes of discussion.
Bright, however, distrusted the ambassador at the Porte, and gave reasons for doubting the alarming telegram.
It was in 1892 that the language used by Bismarck himself made it necessary for the German government to publish the orginal form of the Ems telegram.
Telegraphy The first message or ' telegram ' sent by a telegraph using electromagnetism was in 1833.
epistolary style indicates, the sender of the telegram is Ukridge.
The Board of Pardons receives a telegram from President Wilson requesting a fresh trial and as a result 14 days reprieve are granted.
There in September 1920, he received a telegram from the White Army calling him to the Crimea.
telegram of congratulations.
To France and to the world Gramont was responsible for the policy which put his country definitely into the wrong in the eyes of Europe, and enabled Bismarck to administer to her the "slap in the face" (sou let) - as Gramont called it in the Chamber - by means of the mutilated "Ems telegram," which was the immediate cause of the French declaration of war on the 15th.
The advantages of the system are obvious, from the point of view both of the customer, who can, by post or telegram, order and obtain speedy delivery from large towns, and of the tradesman, whose area of trade is indefinitely extended.
12 of 1884) and Gordon from that time onward asked for Zobeir's help. It was not, however, until the 10th of March that his wish was made public, in a telegram from Khartum published in The Times.
The ciphered telegram leaves little discretion to the envoy, and written notes are exchanged which are practically a mere transcription of the deciphered telegram or draft prepared at the instructing foreign office.
The demand was politely but firmly refused, and Bismarck, judging that the moment had come for applying the match to the powder magazine, published an edited version of the telegram from the king describing the episode, a version which without the addition of a single word turned the refusal into an insult.
30 1914 of a telegram showing the serious plight of the British army after the retreat from Mons.
In 1888 the moderate Opposition also lost its leader, Bishop Strossmayer, who was censured by the king on account of his famous Panslavist telegram to the Russian Church (see Strossmayer).
Hughie himself even sent me a telegram of congratulations.
He had just been given a job as a telegram boy, the headmaster told us he would be a future Post Master General.
The British Post Office abolished its telegram service several years ago.
He quit his job at The Sunday Times with the telegram message: " Have gone to Patagonia ".
The first thing I did was to send a telegram home to say I had arrived safely back in Liverpool.
Rather washing dirty linen in public. ' Wed Jun 20 Discussion on the PM 's draft telegram which has not yet gone off.
Telegram, telegraph, cablegram, radio telegram: evocative names which signal significant news for the recipient.
But the really original point is requiring applications by telegram to a telegraphic address !
Imagine what effect such a telegram would have on san diego news tribune them !
In 1904, as the mansion was nearing completion, the workers received a telegram from Mr. Boldt, ceasing operations.
Love letters in email can be just as heartfelt as a love note in a text message or a telegram.
The second telegram is in reply to a discouraging message about convoys.
telegram boy, the headmaster told us he would be a future Post Master General.
telegram message: " Have gone to Patagonia " .
Rather washing dirty linen in public. ' Wed Jun 20 Discussion on the PM's draft telegram which has not yet gone off.
Telegram, telegraph, cablegram, radio telegram, telegraph, cablegram, radio telegram: evocative names which signal significant news for the recipient.
In the case of the accelerated procedure referred to in Article 20, the notice shall be sent by telex, telegram or fax.
Imagine what effect such a telegram would have on san diego news tribune them!
But his position had become untenable, partly owing to an ill-considered telegram which he addressed to the tsar on his return; partly in consequence of the attitude of Prince Bismarck, who, in conjunction with the Russian and Austrian governments, forbade him to punish the leaders of the military conspiracy.
Several ingenious applications of his method were proposed and practically worked, as, for example, the copying telegraph of Bakewell and of Cros, by means of which a telegram may be transmitted in the sender's own handwriting; the pantelegraph of Caselli; the autographic telegraphs of Meyer, Lenoir, Sawyer and others; and the autographic typo-telegraph of Bonelli; all forms of the apparatus have, however, fallen into disuse.
Upwards of ioo telegraph offices in Belgium despatched on the average less than one telegram per day, and some offices despatched less than one a month.
0111vier, despatched to Benedetti at Ems the fatal telegram demanding the king of Prussia's guarantee that the candidature would not be revived.
It had further to provide at low charges for the distribution of news to the Press; it had to facilitate the transmission of money orders by telegram; finally, it had to amalgamate into one staff bodies of men who had formerly worked as rivals upon opposite plans and with different instruments, and to combine the amalgamated telegraph staff with that of the postal service.
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