Two days later from Europe.
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.
arrival of the Arabia.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Cortes has confirmed the authorization of the Government for opening the ports for the importation of grain.
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.