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x corvettes, and twenty steamers, none of the last being of the force of frigates. There are, however, besides these, a great number of small vessels, so that the navy sums up no less than 174 vessels of all grades, carrying 1,453 guns. In Cuba, Spain has constantly, besides the "civil guard," an army of over 21,000 men, which are not counted in the estimates of the Spanish army. She also maintains there a separate navy of twenty-five vessels, carrying 219 guns, and manned by 3,000 men. Porto Rico, another of her dependencies, has an army of ten thousand men more, besides a numerous militia.--Her finances are also in a more flourishing state than they have been for years, and her soldiers, both on land and sea, have been greatly improved in discipline and equipments under the more recent ministries. For these reasons, among others, Louis Napoleon has been urging the restoration of the peninsula to the rank of a first-rate power. We concur with the Whig in the hope that the Mon