By several arrivals at United States
ports, advices from Europe
to the 12th inst. have been received.
We subjoin a summary of the news:
The great prise fight Heenan Whipped
The "great intercontinental prise fight" between Heenan
took place in the morning of the 10th, at Tunbridge
in twenty-five rounds, the fight having lasted thirty one minutes.
The fight had been the all engrossing topic in England
The papers give elaborate accounts, and King
's victory was naturally received with great enthusiasm.
There was no interruption, and the fight was fairly fought.
devotes a leader to the affair, and publishes graphic special account of it. It editorially Heenan
's game was throughout to put the bug on.--King
's tactics were to a professor of pugilism.
They consist of simply in striking a series of sledgehammer blown on the most prominent and sensitive of Heenan
's phis, until the latter collapsed from exhaustion.
There appears to have been but little science on either side, but it was a stand up fight without check, and ended in victory.
concludes by that prize fighting is more revolting than bull fighting and ought to be discouraged.
was one of Heenan
On the arrival of Heenan
he received the best medical assistance and although his bruises and contusions were found to be very severe, none of his bones were broken, and he had received no internal injury.
His head exhibited a most ghastly appearance.
His old lip wound had reopened, and his eyes were nearly closed.
The proposed Congress.
The desire of the Emperor
of the French
for an European Congress is not likely to be fulfilled.
It was thought for a time that the eagerness of the minor sovereigns to attend a Congress, would be sufficient to secure one, without the presence of the major Powers
; but even such a Congress is not now believed at all probable.
Rusela, in regard to the Congress
, in a published reply, expresses the ardent desire for the pacification of Europe
by an understanding between the sovereigns; but says that it is indispensable that the Emperor
of the French
should define the question upon which an understanding could have been arrived at, and the basis upon which such an understanding should be established.
It was reported that the President
of the German Federal Diet
had notified the Dutch Government
that if in three days Denmark
does not comply with the demand of the Diet, the Federal
troops will enter Holstein
The suspected rebel steamer Pampero
has been formally seized by the custom authorities.
The Federal steamer Kearsage
was outside Plymouth Sound on the 10th inst.
The report of the death of Lord Elgin is confirmed.
It took place on the 29th of November
A serious revolt has occurred among the hill tribes of India
and a sanguinary engagement has been fought.
The British Crown lawyers have pronounced the decree of condemnation of the British bark Springbok
by the New York District Court as illegal and vexatious, and Lord Lyons was instructed to remonstrate.
newspaper contains strong comments on the Springbok
The Government organ is the owner of the Springbok.
A letter in the Daily News
says it is understood that the new rebel privateer Rappahanock
is still believed to be at Calals.
She is very fast, and it charges that it was well understood at Sheerness
what she was intended for.
received a deputation from the Confederates
, who presented a letter from Jeff. Davis
It is believed the reception had no official character, and that the letter was merely complimentary.
The great meeting at Preston
passed resolutions in favor of continued neutrality.
It is reported and undoubted that a ram was lately launched at Hull
with steam up, and put to sea with sundry Southern looking gentlemen.
It is reported that there is danger of complications between France
, owing to California
supplying the Mexicans with arms.
The Bank of England advanced the rate of interest on Wednesday to seven and Thursday to eight per cent., causing much depression in funds.
was at Port Louis Morintas, October 5th.
It was stated that the Alabama
was expected at Madres
, and that had been made to that port to meet her disbursements.
left Mauritius on the 10th of October in a cruise after the Alabama
Said win having been notified of her appearance off Ceylon.
are both being rapidly fitted out at Brest
, respectively. --The former was expected to put to see in a few days.
Fears of further advance in the rate of discount of the Bank of England have somewhat diminished.
Confederate loan 35 to 40 per cent.
cotton market was firmer, and price ½d higher at the week's sales.
The sales of the week were 32,000 bales. The sales of Friday were 6,000, the market closing firm.
The sales of cotton on Saturday were 5,000 bales.
Consols closed on the 11th inst. at 90 a 91 for money.