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ADMINISTRATION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT (continued).
Langalibalele Outbreak-Decisive action of Government-Surrender of the
Chief-Session of 1874-Seven Circles Bill-Great Railway Scheme--
Success of both-Position of Cabinet vindicated-Refusal to introduce
Asiatics- Increase of Salaries of Public Servants-Establishment of
Public Libraries—Bridge over the Orange River--Success of Respon.
sible Government-Mr. Porter leaves the Cape
LORD CARNARVON AND LANGALIBALELE.
Langalibalele Outbreak—Mr. Molteno assists Natal-Bishop Colenso's
Agitation Letter of Protest-High-handed action of Lord Carnarvon
-Excitement in Natal-Despatches-Mr. Molteno meets Lord Carnar-
von's Wishes-Constitutional Question--Debate in Parliament-Exis.
tence of Ministry at Stake-Letter of Mr. Froude-New Houses of
Parliament-Congratulations on success of Responsible Government
-Work of Session of 1875—New System of Accounts-Extension of
Colonial Boundaries-Annexation of Roast Beef and Plum Pudding
Islands_Walfisch Bay-Transkei Native Policy-Lord Carnarvon
approves Native Policy.
Lord Carnarvon--His Recall of Sir George Grey-Confederation in Canada
--Condition of Colonies and States of South Africa-Cape Colony-
Natal-Griqualand West-Orange Free State-Transvaal-Difficulties
caused by Government from afar-Antagonism of East and West-
Principal Difficulties in South Africa-History of Confederation in
South Africa-Removal of Physical Obstacles - High Commissioner
deprecates raising question-Great Reversal of Imperial Policy.
MR. FROUDE AND THE CONFEDERATION DESPATCH.
Mr. Froude selected-His Character-His Mission-Disclaims official
character--His first Visit-Lord Carnarvon's Proposals—They startle
South Africa-Lord Carnarvon appeals directly to the People-
Mr. Froude's Letter--Mr. Molteno advises delay-Reception of Pro-
posals by Cape Parliament --Debate-Their Rejection.
MR. FROUDE AND CONFEDERATION (continued). 1875
Mr. Froude attends Opposition Dinner -States Lord Carnarvon's Policy
-Stumps the Country-Violent Agitation-Visits Western Province
-Natal-Eastern Province-Denounces Ministry and Parliament
Correspondence with Mr. Molteno-Assumes position of Royal Com-
missioner – Extraordinary Statements-Lord Carnarvon approves
Proceedings – Comments of the English Press—Mr. Molteno advises a
EVENTS LEADING UP TO SPECIAL SESSION OF
Vr. Molteno's reasons for advising Special Session-Contemplates Resig.
nation--Correspondence with Sir Henry Barkly-Press supports Lord
Carnarvon's Policy-Misrepresents feeling of Country-Lord Carnar-
von's second Despatch-Ministerial Minute on Confederation-
Mr. Molteno refuses to allow Mr. Froude to see Minutes-Froude
presses Governor for Ministerial Policy-Correspondence with Sir
Henry Barkly-Revolution in Constitution of Natal-Sir Garnet
Wolseley Dictator-Reply of Natal-Reply of Free State - Reply of
I. P. = Imperial Parliamentary Papers. C. P. Cape Parliamentary Paper3.