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Foreign news. The mails by the Etna, from Liverpool to the 16th inst., contain some news of interest. Great Britain The English papers are discussing the probable stoppage of the cotton supply from the United States. The greatest anxiety is shown on the subject, but the papers generally come to the conclusion that as the North has the power, she will compel the South to keep the peace in the Union. A correspondent of the London Times at Pekin says that the estimate of the property pillaged and destroyed at the Emperor's summer palace exceeds £6,000,000 sterling. Every soldier who was present is replete with the most valuable lot. Domestic articles in pure gold, and gems of great value, are in possession of many of the men. Tenders had been invited by the British Admiralty for the construction of two more iron-cased ships-of-war, of about 4,000 tons each. A company had been formed for the purpose of establishing a permanent camp for volunteers near L