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--Salicetti, one of the triumvirs of Rome in 1849, has just died at Turin. He was one of Mazzini's most ardent partisans.

It appears from statistics just published at Rome by the General of the Jesuits, that the total number of members of the order at the end of 1861 was 7,231, of whom 2,203 were Frenchmen.

One of the most distinguished ornaments of the literary world has been lost to Partisan society. Charles Phillipson, the well known French caricaturist, is dead. He was the founder of the popular Charivari.

The discovery of the fossil bones of a new and gigantic saurian, in a cutting recently made for a railway near Poligny, has just been announced. The animal must have been between 90 and 120 feet in length, and must have existed towards the end of the Triassio period.

A correspondent states that Lord Brougham is much respected by the inhabitants of Cannes; ‘"but the lower orders cannot make out why so great a millionaire should persist in wearing a hat for which no one in his senses would give a couple of centimes."’

About thirty or forty men and women were assembled at a ‘"wake"’ in a house in Strong's court, Gregg's lane, Dublin, on Sunday morning, when the floor gave way, and corpse and wakers were precipitated into a cellar below.

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