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The news by the Persia.We have received some additional news by the steamer Persia, which we subjoin: The British Parliament was rapidly winding up the business of the session Lord Palmerston said that Government would not interfere in Neapolitan affairs He hoped. on the contrary, that the Italian Generals would crush out the prevailing brigandage. The London Times, in the city article, says, it is not to be supposed that any houses of influence will be willing to act as agents for the American loan in London, fraught as it would be with every element of danger to subscribers, as well as to the friendly relations with the Union, whenever it shall be re-established by a return, either compulsory or voluntary, of the Southern States. The London Advertiser professes to have information that the North is going to ignore all blockades and collect duties by vessels stationed off the blockade ports. Lord Herbert, late Secretary of War, died on the 2d inst. It is generally believed that his death was caused by overwork. The Archduke and Archduchess Maximilian of Austria are on a visit to Queen Victoria. The Cunard Steamship Company have sold the steamer Jura to the Canadian line. It is stated that after the visit of the King of Prussia to France, Napoleon will go to witness the Prussian military manœuvres. It is reported that the French and English squadron will remain at Syria till winter. The Paris Bourse remained firm at 68f. 20 It is asserted that the French Court is intriguing to displace Baron Ricasoli; he not being pliant enough for the Emperor Napoleon. The Italian loan greatly exceeds the amount required. A combined and simultaneous movement by the Reactionists was being rigorously suppressed by Gen. Cialdini, at Naples. Fresh disturbances had occurred in the Jewish quarter of the city. It is reported that the office of Governor General of Poland is to be suppressed. Commercial intelligence. Liverpool, Aug. 3--Breadstuffs — the weather has been unfavorable for the crops. Flour is quiet and prices steady. Wheat is firm at an advance of 2d for lower qualities. Corn is firm and prices tending upward. Provisions.--Beef closed firm. Pork easier. Bacon active, but prices declining. Lard closed flat at 47s. 6d. a 47s. 9d. Tallow closed quiet at 47s. 6d. Produce.--Ashes closed firm. Pots 30s.--Pearls 33s. Rosin quiet at 7s. a 7s 1d. for common. Spirits turpentine dull at 47s. a 47s. 6d. Sugar steady. Coffee dull and prices unchanged. Rice steady. Linseed oil quiet, and prices steady Cotton closed dull and prices unchanged. London Markets--Coffee closed inactive — Sugar firm Tea heavy and all kinds slightly lower — common Congon 10s. 6d. to 10s. 11d.--Rice is quiet. Spirits turpentine heavy and slightly lower. Linseed cakes advancing.
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