om entering British ports, and if they did British cruisers should seize them.
The Solicitor General explained and defended the Government, and asserted that every effort had been made to honestly carry out the laws and maintain neutrality.
He admitted that such vessels might be prevented from entering British ports, and said that the Government was considering the subject.
The King of Belgium had arrived in England to attend at the baptism of the son of the Prince of Wales.
Sir Rowland Hill has retired from public life.
It is said that the recent auction sale of the Great Eastern will be contested in the law courts by a bidder who claims to be the legal purchaser.
A new Cabinet had been formed in Madrid.
It is said that the Premier, Senor Mon, will endeavor to restore Spanish credit in the foreign markets.
Consols closed in London on the 4th of March 91 1/8. The bullion in the Bank of England had increased.
The Liverpool cotton market closed quiet on the 4th