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Two days later from Europe.
arrival of the Arabia.

The Royal mail steamer Arabia, from Liverpool at 10 o'clock A. M., on the 24th, via Queenstown on the afternoon of the 25th of August, arrived at Halifax at 11 o'clock on Tuesday last.

The Arabia has 102 passengers, and £11,754 in specie.

Great Britain.

Baron de Videl has been sentenced to a year's imprisonment for the assault on his son, and the latter to a month's imprisonment for refusing to give evidence against his parent.


The Independence Belge publishes the substance of an autograph letter from the Emperor to the Pope, intimating that if the condition of affairs be ameliorated the present status quo will be maintained.

The expenses of the French Department of War the year 1862 will be £1,200,000 more than the present year.

The Paris Bourse has been less firm; rentes 68f. 50


The correspondent of the London Times gives a very gloomy account of the state of affairs at Naples.

It is reported that General Turr is about to marry the Princess Weiss Bonaparte.

Cardinals Piccolomini and Santucci are dead.

Two supposed assassins had attempted to enter the house of Garibaldi by night. They escaped after being fired upon. One of them was wounded.

The Reactionists had made an attempt to land a force at San Deltourite, but were repulsed.


The Hungarian Diet was formally dissolved on the 23d of August, and a new one is to be called.

A resolution passed both Houses, declaring the dissolution of the Diet illegal, and protesting against the unconstitutional and arbitrary conduct of the Government.

The collection of taxes by a military force will be rigidly enforced.

A collision had taken place between the soldiers and the people, in consequence of the latter singing ‘"national airs."’ Five persons were wounded.


The Circassian have proclaimed a Republic.

It was reported that three engagements had taken place at Herzegovina, and that the Turks were victorious.

Omar Pacha had issued a proclamation that the Sultan would accord with all the demands of the Montenegrins.


The Cortes has confirmed the authorization of the Government for opening the ports for the importation of grain.

India and China.

The Bombay mail of July 27th had reached Malta.

The cholera was ravaging the famine districts.

The harvest prospects were cheerful.

The famine expenditure was expected to cease in October.

The French had claimed protection over Madagascar.

The dates from Calcutta were to July 29th.

The prospects of the indigo crop were bad. Incessant rain prevailed.

The money market was stringent. Imports were weaker, and prices lower in some cases.

The journals report that five cities of Tartary have been made over to the Russians by the Emperor of China.

A new insurrection had broken out near Pekin.


Shanghai dates to July 4th say that the relations between the European and Japanese Governments are likely to be disturbed. Foreign merchants were being robbed in open day, and it was believed that the Japanese Government sanctioned the proceedings.

Latest — via Queenstown.

Liverpool, Aug. 25.--The steamship Africa, from New York, has arrived.

A European Conference is to be held at Constantinople, on the subject of the Principalities.

Holland has officially recognized the Kingdom of Italy.

It is announced that the Government of Prussia will soon recognize the Italian Government.

Commercial intelligence.

London Money Market.--The funds opened rather dull on the 23d of August, but the business in the money market caused a steady improvement, and they closed firm at advance, and still tending upward. In the discount market the demand was limited, and the general rate remains at 4¼ per cent. In the stock market loans are offering at 2½a3 per cent.--About £100,000 in gold went into the bank to-day.

Latest — via Queenstown, Aug. 25.

Liverpool Cotton Market.--Sales on Saturday foot up 20,000 bales at former prices, with a good demand for all descriptions, sales to speculators and exporters, 10,000 bales.

Liverpool Breadstuffs Market.--Breadstuffs continue dull. Provisions are inactive.

London Money Market.--Consols for money 92Ȃ. American stocks — Eric shares 23a24¾; Illinois Central shares 39a391Ȃ.

Havre Cotton Market.--Sales of the week, 15,000 bales.

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