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What has happened? What signifies this sudden conversion? Austria, designated by De Maistra, as the great enemy of mankind. has become liberal. Has she become so willingly or unwillingly? No matter; the fact is there. The chastisement inflicted on the fields of battle of Magenta and Solferino is producing fruit. Austria bows down before what she formerly cursed; she adores what she burned. Catherine Hayes died at Sydenham, England, after a week's illness. A female rival of Blondin, who essayed to cross the Thames on a rope, opposite Oremore Gardens, came near meeting with a serious accident. She proceeded half way across but was unable to get any further, owing to the rope having become too slack, some of the guy ropes having been stolen. She dropped astride the rope, and as it was found impossible to throw lines up to her, she ultimately flung herself upon one of the guy ropes and gradually lowered herself into a boat amid the cheers of excited thousands. The