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LONDON CORRESPONDENCE THOUGH the fear and the danger of war are not equal nov to what they were a few weeks ago, there is still some cause for the feeling of uneasiness which exists. The refusal of England to have any thing to do with the Congress unless the full text of the ratified treaty was submitted for discussion, and the objections taken by our Ambassador at Constantinople to the proposed embarkation of Russian troops at Buyukdere, serve to show how critical the situation continues to be. The imperfections of the treaty on many points Bhow how much remains for the European Congress to do before anything like a final aettlement of the long-vexed Eastern Question can be acoomplished.. Some surprise was felt at the length of time which the Russian and Turkish plenipotentiaries took in concocting the treaty but a careful perusal of the twenty- nine Articles of which it consists, makes it it manifest that its framers had imposed upon them a very difficult task. Indeed it may be questioned if ever any stataimen vere called uoon to exercise their brains in the framing of a trea'-y involving so many tick'.i&h points and conflicting interests. One of the best things in Parliament of late was the speech in which Earl Granville pourel contempt upon a motion brought forward by Lord Stratheden and Campbell, who is perpetually boring the House of Lords about matters con- nected with the Congress and the situation in the East, and who generally chooses the worst possible tima for making the observations in which he thinks fit to indulge. The refinement of the strain of irony that pervaded Lord Granville's brief but effective speech made it all the more incisive; and Lord Stratheden and Campbell must be remarkably impervious to the attacks of masterly ridicule if he did not wince under the sharp cuts he received. Perhaps if Lord Derby were endowed with a modicum of Lord Gran- ville's playful spirit, he would be troubled with fewer questions from the lips of his tormentors in the House of Lords. There is to be no review of volunteers on Easter Monday, though one of the reasons originally assigned for making that day a Bank Holiday was that the volunteer corps might be able. to attend their annual gathering^' It is a pity that it was found impossible to carry out the project, as there is a probability, from sundry iadioataons, that the gathering would have been a larger one than on any previous ocoasion. The sub-committee, whom the metropolitan volunteer commanding officers had appointed to make ar- rangements for holding a review on Easter Mon- day, met with a constant suooession of refusals and disappointments. The railway companies professed their inability to take any large number of troops to Brighton, Dover, Folke- stone, Margate, Portsmouth, or Aldershot in consequence of the superabundance of their Easter Monday traffic. Epsom Downs were then thought of, but again the railway companies had their nonpossumus; and the Grand Stand Association also declined to invite the volunteers. More ascommo- dating than other railway companies, the London and North-Western, the Great Northern, and the. Midland were prepared to renew the facilities previously afforded; but Lord Brownlow, in reply to an application, stated that circumstances pre- vented his inviting the volunteers to Tring this year; and the idea of Dunstable had also to be <#t aside, as it was found that the crops would be too far forward to adinit of manoeuvring without doing great damage. The fates therefore had clearly set their face against the metropolitan volunteer ooras having an outing this Eaater. It was recently resolved, at a publio meeting held at the Mansion Reuse, to promote the hold- ing of a great Agricultural Exhibition in London next year, under the auspices of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, and an influential committee was appointed to carry out the object. Since then a letter has appeared from the Lord Mayor stating that the committee have it in contemplation to take steps to eularge the scope of the Exhibition, and to give it an international character. The great difficulty at the outset appears to be the selection of a suitable site. At the Mansion House meeting it was considered desirable, if possible, to hold the Exhibition in Hyde-park; but the committee have already ascertained that it is impracticable to carry out this suggestion. In 1862, under the auspices of the same society, there was an International Agricultural Show held in Battersea-park but it was overshadowed by the Industrial Exhibition of the same year, and it turned out a failure. Battersea, besides, was more difficult of access thin it is now, and the tide of passenger traffia had then a decided tendency in the direction of Kensington. If a good site, easy of access, cannot be obtained, the project will require to h", abandoned. Remembering the failure of 1862 the committee may not care to think again about Battersea, though it can now be reached more readily than at that time. On what grounds the Duke of Cambridge and the First Commissioner of Works refused Hyde- park for the purpose has not been made public. So much, however, depends upon the choice of a proper site that this point should be settled first before subscriptions are solicited to defray the expense of the Exhibition, which is estimated, according to the Lord Mayor's statement, at not leMthanjB30,000. The Benchers have been censored, and very properly too, for sanctioning the removal from the Temple Gardens of the very venerable his- toric tree, which was supposed to have been the trysting place of Henry VIII. and Anne Bo!eyn. It has been suggested, moreover, that, as Shakes- peare in 14 Henry VI.* puts the scene as to origin of the quarrel between the Red Rose and the White in the Temple Gardens, it was probably near or under the shade of the destroyed tree thai Plantagenet plucked a white and Somerset a red rose. The tree was doomed to make room for what has been appropriately called u the vulgar continuation of Plowden-buildings," whioh form another encroaohment on gardens that ought to be preserved intact. Owing to the sensational character of the account of the affair which appeared in the Pall- mall Gazette, there has been a good deal of speculation about the deaths of Felicitas Squibbs and her companion Ellen Maddox-two young women who were found drowned in the River Lea, near Ware, which is a little market town twenty-one miles distant from London. The coroner is blamed for declining to allow any adjournment of the inquest, as if he wished to prevent an investigation which might have the effect of compromising some person of position in the neighbourhood who is said to have corresponded with one of the girls. The facts, however, that the bodies bore no marks of vio- lence, and that the Lea, owing to its depth and stillness, is a fatal river, reader it highly probable that the unfortuaate young women were acci- dentally drowned. A brother of Felioitas Squibbs, writing to the Times from Lower Norwood, has strongly condemned the conduct of the ooroner, and bast urged that if the metropolitan, instead of the IoMl, police were to take the matter in hand, the result of their labours migh r. bring about some startling revelations. Mr. Leopold Squibb?, if any suspicious circumstances have come under his knowledge, would have aot-d more widely and prudently if, instead of writing a letter on the subject, he had communicated privately with the local police or the metropo- litan detectives. j) q
BERLIN WOOLS and GEfiMA-N NEEDLEWORK.- I e above are imparted direct by M. LXADKB, 9, Nzw INN-YAKD, SHORKBITCH, LONDON, E.O., from whom pr ice lists are sent, on application, of every desc-rip tion of fancy wools, cnnvaa. filoselle. ke. A YACHT CAPSTZBD ON THE THAMES. On Sunday afternoon, about four o'clock, a yacht which was sailing on the River Thames, between Erith and Barking Creek, was seen to capsize in a sudden squall and go down before assistance could be rendered. The time corresponds with that at which the Eurydice capsized. Three or four persons were observed on deck, and she is supposed to have had several more on board. No one wis saved, and nothing has been rea covered except three hatches, a cabin top, and a plate box containing spoons, knives, and forks, marked ".a,N.G,R.M.d"G." "AND now let me show you the germinating house," Baid a floriat recently, after taking an Irish visitor through his collection of plants and various h^t-houses. "The German ating-house, is it?" re- joined the son of Erin av ye plaze, couldn't you give us a sight of an Irish ahrinking house hereabouts, if it's all the same to yecs ?"
the Quota and was about to effect a junction with Sand ill i and the Gaekas somewhere in the valley of the Kei; he also reported that Ibeka would be the point of attack. Oolonel Glyn had a small column commanded by Captain TTp<thp»v ^24t,h-~ Raiment. consisting of about 450- -PuHifofS1 "aha-. 4 £ \U.. Europeans, in camp at the Quintana Moun- tain—a place of great strategic importance, as from it the various ridges wKipb r'uiriidtfoi along/'the Kei river can be patrolled, and it overlooks- the Ohichaba Valley, a stronghold of the Gaekaa and other disaffected tribes which have risen in the colony. Quintana is about twelve miles from Ibeka, and, hearing that the enemy were moving in this direction, Colonel Glyn reinforced this column on the 5&h of February by a detachment of Oarrington's Horse—a luott useful regiment of ir- J regular cavalry, raised by Lieu tenant.,Car ring few, of the 24th Regiment. This brought the strength of the column to about 200 cavalry. ^d 300 infantry, and two gups. The cavalry consisted of Frontier Police under Inspector: Holden, jight horse under Commander Oarrington while the infantry were coin posed of two companies 24th Regiment, under Captain Rainforth detachment of Naval Brigade under Lieu- tenant Hamilton, her Majesty's ship Active, with a I rocket-tube; and the guns were a 9 pounder) under Cochrane, of the Police Artillery Troop, and a 7- pounder, in charge of Capetown Volunteers; a few men of the RoyaJ Engineers, who had been working at the defences ef the camp; the whole under the command of Captain Upcber, with Captain Grenfell, aide-de-camp, as Staff. Officer. WAITING FOR THE ATTACK. On the evening of the 5th news came that Kreli was moving round into the Nyameni Valley, at the«fr>ot of the ridge where the Quintana camp lay. Here he was to be joined by Sandilli, and a force of Gaekas and eur camp was to be attacked by the combined forces on the evening of the next day. Spies also stated that Kreli had about 3000 men, and that Sandilli was to join him with about 2000 Gaekas, which information proved nearly correct. On the morning of the 6th, Fingo scouts brought in reports that the EaffirS iwfere trooping into the bosh at the. foot of our cwmp in large numbers. Captain Upcher rods out to recon- noitre, and saw below in:the valley hundreds of- men crossing the river and eoming into the bush. With the 9-pounder gnn we might now have done great execution but, as our great object was to get them to attack us, it was thought wiser not toshow in force, but simply to await the arrivaljof the enemy. On return to campprdera were given thatonthe approach of the enemy tents were to b^ struck and left„on the ground. The men were told off quietly to their various positions. The waggons were made into a laager-tbat is, were formed into a square; the cattle were driven close under the suns, and we iwaited and longed that Gneto, the greats witch-doctor, who wis known to be with Kreli, might find favourable omens either in the flight of a bird, the direction of. the wind, or some other equally frivolous excuse for attacking or not, by which the movements of a Kaffir army are frequently guided. FINGO SCOUTS. Fingo scouts were posted on a hill about a mile off, and we could see them on the) sky-line riding back- wards and forwards on their horses, searching care- fully the various kloofs running down into the river. Four, five* and six o'clock passed, and not a move. Darkness came on, and with it a report they they had passed our camp and had gone on to attack the Springs, a camp some ten miles off. An express was sent into Ibeka, to warn the head-quarters, and we I lay down in our clothes perfectly miserable at the though" of the enemy passing so near, and our never even having had a shot at them. Anasty fog came on at night, but as a Kaffir never attacks at night we were under no apprehension. The men, however, lay down I just as they were, in their great coats, and extra Fingo scouts were posted. ADVANCE OF THE EJMMNRS. 'f I At daylight next morning, about a quarter before five, Feldtman, the Fingo chief, came up to the tent of the officer commanding aad told him the Kaffirs were advancing. In five minutes every tent was down, all the hones saddled up, and men in their places; and shortly, from two sides of the camp, the south and west, we saw a dense mass of Kaffirs approaching. I The camp had been chosen by Captain Nixon, R.E., as a site for a small square fort, and had been com- menced, and was high endnghto afford excellent cover I for the men. A few shelter-trenches had been dug outside a day before the attack, and into these trenches the infantry were told off, and three sides of the fort were 141solined with men. The two guns were it aide at each angle, and the naval rocket-tube in. the centre. 4. DISPOSITION OF THE. TROOPS. The camp was about 1200 yards south of Quintana Mountain, on a rise, with open ground on all sides ¡ the only weak place a wooded kloof to the right. A strong body of Fingoes were sent to hold this kloof. A* company of the 24th, under Captain Rainforth, was sent out to skirmish on a hill, which rose about 400 yards from the camp, and which commanded the' aforesaid kloof. Eighty of Oarrington's Horse were placed in the dip between our camp and the next hill; police horses in waggon laager cattle in the rear of camp. The mist cleared, and, riding out towards the enemy with Commandant Oarrington, I could see the Kaffirs halted, mounted men riding up and down their ranks arranging the order of attack. There were about 2500 men on our front, and about 2000 on our left, as far as we could judge. SHELLING THE KAFEIBS. As we turned to rejoin the camp a rocket from the Naval Brigade, followtd by a shell from Coehrane's 9-pounder, whistled over our heads, and tore into the ranks of the Kaffirs, and we could see them stripping off their blankets and taking away the wounded men. They came on in a most determined manner; the 24th skirmishers opening fire as they got within range, re- tiring at the same time to bring them under the guns of the fort. Oarrington's men galloped, out, de- livered their fire, and retired. Still on they came, and when they got within 800 yards Captain Upcher opened fire from the fort. They had stood the shells and rockets well, calling out to us if a shot went over their heads. But when they got fairly under the fire of the breechloader, they stag- gered in opening out, leaving many on the ground tried to rally; came on most pluckily for a shut way; broke again rallied again for a minute, and then gave way, some rushing to the rear, but the greater num- ber making for the cover of the kloof, on the right of our position. •• J < t THE FINGOES LET LOOSE. The Fingoes bad been kept in hand with difficulty and now getting the order to advance they yelled out their war-cry and dashed into the kloof, rushing at the Kaffirs. A desperate fight ensued, in which the Kaffirs were worsted at all points and fled down the kloof. At the same time Oarrington's Horse galloped up the hill and charged the body which had Bed towards the rear, their commandant, fifty yards ahead of them, riding right in among the hundreds of flying Kaffirs. They did great execution. The enemy on the left had got closer owing to the strongest face of the square being towards the front. Some of them lay within about 350 yards of the in- trenchment. When they broke Feldtman's Fingoes were let loose at them, and chased them for miles, killing a great many. Firing now ceased from. the fort, but in the kloof the yells and heavy fire of the Fingoes still went on. Our men had. not tasted foed, and were trying-to get something to eat and drink, when on our right—we had as yet been free from Kaffirti-a dense bcdy was seen moving over the hill. The firing in the kloof was se hot that Captain Upcher took the Naval Brigade and part of the 24th and went out to assist in clearing it. ATTACK ON BANDILLL'S MEN. Captain Grenfell, with some police, Oarrington's Horse, and a portion of the 24th moved off to attack the Gaekas. This attack proved to be Sandilli's men, who had come late. The police were sent out to hold the front till the infantry could get up, and this they did most gallantly under command of Sub-Inspector Hatton till reinforced by Carrington's Horse when the Kaffirs were attacked and driven back. At one time the enemy were so close that a policeman was stabbed by an assegai. At this moment a number of Kaffirs came out of the kloof in our rear, se that for a short time we were between two fires. The men from the kloof were charged by Oar- rington and his horse, and driven back into the kloof, where they were disposed of by the Fingoes. Here Oarrington had two horses killed, two wounded, and his own shot in the jaw, one Fingo killed, and two men of the Light Horse wounded. Some of Sandilli's men were cut off here and killed in the open. One, a fine-looking man, having dis- charged his gun, and thrown all his assegais, finding all chance of escape tone, drew his blanket round him, and, with head erect and strut like a turkey-cock, marched straight up towards the Fingoes. and though three times wounded, walked on till brought down by a shot in the back, when he fell and died without a murmur. CLEARING THE KLOOF. Captain Upcher and Captain Grenfell now moved down on each side of the kloof with their men in skirmishing order—cavalry on three flanks and Fin- goes on the edge of the eover-gradually clearing it till arriving at the end, when the Kaffirs were seen streaming out in hundreds. A force that Oolonel Giyn had sent to reinforce us now arrived, under V.J\ ri'„ k hJ; .if- i A f y £ L-
--TEXT OF THE PEACE TREATY.
TEXT OF THE PEACE TREATY. The following is the text of the treaty of peace between the Porte and Russia as published by the Official Journal of St. Petersburg: "Article 1. Montenegro ie declared independent, and receives Gatzko, Roshai, and Niksics—in ex- change for Podgorit^and Z&bliah. Tue navigation of the Boyana shall be regulated by a-Buropeao Commission. Article 2. The relations of Montenegro with the Porte shall be made tftfc (jfejfect of,, a Subsequent Agree- ment, the differences between them being referred to the arbitration o' Austria and Russia; "Artide 3..Servia. becomes independent and ob- tains Nisch, the Valley of the Drina, and Little Zvornik. "Articled. Until the* tfoneiuSioa-of the treaty de- termining the future relations between Servia and" the Porte, the Servians shfall be treated in Europe and in Turkey agreeably to the righta and usages of interna tional law. The Servians shall evacuate the territory still remaining part of Turkey. The Mohammedan population to retain possession of their: movable pro- perty and a Turco-Servian Commission shall be ap- pointed to decide, within two years, all questions rela- pointed to decide, within two years, all questions rela- tive to their landed and ether rqal -property; and, further, to decide, within three' years,- thisk questions connected with the alienation of the property of the I State or Of the Church (VahJUf). Article 5. Roumania becomes independent. She shall assess her right to an indemnity, which shall be the subject of arrangement between the two parties. Roumanian subjects in Turkey shall have the same rights as those of other POWet-8. Article 6. Bulgaria will form an autonomous tributary Principality, with a Christian government and a national militia. The definitive frontier of Bulgaria is to be marked out by a Turco- Russian Commiaaiqn, previous to the evacuation of Roumelia. C)OM A map is affixed to the text of the treaty. This, frontier is to extend from Vraqja ,to Kastoria, by the Karadagh,the Xaradrina, andtbebeighta of Grammosi itbp. Mpglenitsa >M4;|the Vardarltb the west: df .of, the L^ke, of Beschik and of; .the Stroun^a Rur«r^ and will extend ajong the sea cqapt. to the £ plf of Kavala, Bouromgord, and the chain of xhe Tch^ltepe as faras the Rhodope mountains. It yill then traverse the Ardabra mountains, and, leaving on one side Adriaqopje, will^but by Soulek, on thjjBlack Sea. It will then be further, prplonged to Hakim Tabia, and thence to Mangalia, and, continuing by the border of the Sandjaik of Fouldja,,yill(|feac^ ^he Danube at Sassova. J Article 7. The Prince sh^l be elected, freely hy the population, the election being confirmed by the Sultan and accepted by the Powers. No member of any of the dynasties of the Great Powers shall be eligible for election. The National Assembly shall be convoked at Tirh'eva^(at(^h^ipp)ppoli8, in order to- draw up-the new ConstU^onfagreeably.to$1™ pre- tedent"x>fmie-Dan ufe ian Pftficipdlitiamin. 1830)j-J)etore the election, 9? the Prince, and, under the^surveillance; of a" Russian* and in presence of, a Wr^ish Cbtomis- sioner. For the space of two years, the installation of IL ne* GdYbrnment shall be eflufatad ton rRuasisar Com- jnissioner. At the termination of one, year, Plenipoten- tiariee of the other provinces may fake P^rt in tbis task, if it shall be deemed neceSsWrv. v In feW? of a v^anCy occurring, the Bulgarian Prince shall be elected ac- cording to rules set forth in the treaty. The. Turks, Greeks, and WaHacbians shall take.part in the elec- tion, organic provision bein^ made Jtti ^fefccure their' i'rights.. J vi Article^. ^e Tutkiab ^i^ sball tfvaniate BulT garia. All the fortresses W\i3t, be Yaseti, 'pnd' "(his at' the expense or the cbmmunesl^tfqtiji$'home, militia is formed—thatiatosav, during tw^ yhaw-^fiulgaria shall be occupied by thp Russians,; who' will leave .there six divisions of mfantry^uT two divisions of cavalry—in all 50,000 men at the most—who shall be maintained at the expanwhof T^e Porte wiU dispose of the material of war in the fortresses of tne Danube.^ of Schumla, iiitf! Varna. The Russian troops of occupation will communicate with Russia by Roumania, Varna, and Bourgaa. J Article 9. The tribute shall be established on the tsais of the average revenue of Bulgaria, by means of an understanding between Turkey, Hussja, and < the other Powers. Bulgaria is to take upon herself the obligations of Turkey with regard to the railway company between Rusbehuk and Varna, an agreement ion this subject having been concluded between the Porte, Bulgaria, and the company. Further, measures will be subsequently decided on respecting the other lines. ■ I I il Article 10. The Porte shall have the right to con- struct a military zoad for the transport of its troops and material of war though the provinces situated on the further Side of Bulgaria. The questions relative to pestal and telegraphic communications shall be de- termined by a special Commission. "Article 11. The Mussulmans, even if they have left Bulgaria, shall retain possession of their several properties. Commissioners shall be appointed to decide the various questions respecting these rights. After the lapse of two years any properties which have not been claimed shall be sold, and the pro- | dace devoted to the widows and orphans of the war. Bulgarians in Turkey will oe subject to the Ottoman laws. Article 12. The fortresses on the Danube are to be razed it is forbidden to construct fortifications ah II the Danube or to place ships of war on that river. Only vessels belonging to the customs and the police are to be allowed to navigate it. The privileges of the International Commission of the Danube are to re- main in force. "Article 13. In Bosnia and Herzegovina j the re- forms that were decided on at the first sitting of the Conference of Constantinople, are to be immediately carried out, and that with the aspent of Russia an. f Austria. Article 14. The taxes in arrear will not be claimed from the inhabitants. Future imposts will be em- ployed until March 1, 1880, in compensating the refugees. Article 15. In Crete the ordinances of 1868 shall bo applied in the strictest possible manner. A similar organisation shall be established ttr- Epirus and Thessaly, and in other parts of Turkey in Europe. A special Commission shall determine the details of this organisation* Th& details shall bo submitted to the examination of tWL Porte, who will consult with Russia before putting into execution these new ordinances. "Article 16. Armenia shall obtain reforms accord- ing to the wants of the respective localities, and shall be protected against the Kurds and the Oir- cassians. "Article 17. An amnesty full and entire shall be accorded. Article 18. The Porte will seriously entertain the opinion of the Commissioners of the mediating Powers concerning the possession of the town of Klïa. tour, and will execute the work of fixing the Turco- Persian frontier. Article 19. The indemnity to be paid is fixed at 1410 millions of roubles, of which 900 millions will be for the expenses of the war, 400 millions for the injury inflicted on commerce, 100 millions for the in- surrection in the Caucasus, 10 millions to indemnify the Russian, residents and to cover the expenses of the reorganisation of Turkey. The population and the terri- tories ceded to Russia shall be regarded as equivalent to 1100 millions of roubles the payment of the other 300 millions shall be afterwards regulated. r "Article 20. Considering tha- embarrassed finan- cial situation of tbe Ottoman' Empire, and agreeably to the wish expressed by the Sultan the Emperor of Russia consents that the indem- nity may be paid by the ci ssion of the sandjak of Toultcha (which may be exchanged for Bessarabia) Ardahan, Kars, Batoum, and Bayazid, as far as the Soghanli Dagh. e Article 21. The Porte engages favourably to con- sider the claims still pending on the part of Russian subjects. The inhabitants of the ceded countries will be able to sell their goods and leave the country. Article 22. The Russian Embassy and Con- sulates shall afford protection to Russian pilgrim# and monks, and their property in Turkey. The privileges of the monks of Mount Athos shall be maintained. II Article 23. The treaties and conventions. are r, established. Article 24. The Straits shall remain open both in time of war and time of peace to the merchant navies of neutral Powers. The Porte must not hereafter es. tablish a fictif blockade in the Black Sea. Article 25. The evacuation of the Turkish terri- tory in Europe by the Russian troops shall take place within three months after the signing of a definite peace. Portions shall embark from the Black Sea Ports, from the Sea oc Marmora, and from Trebi- zond. The evacuation of Asia shall take place in six months. "Article 26. The Russians shall administer the Ottoman ten itory until the departure of the troops. Article 27. The Porte undertakes not to molest the Ottoman subjects who have entered into relations with the Russian troops.
FAILURES.—Messrs. Buckler and Bass, curriers and leather merchants, Bel voir-street, Leicester, have filed a petition in the Leicester County Court for liquidation of their affairs. They estimate their lia- bilities at .£75,000, but the value of the assets has not been ascertained. Messrs. Chrijtodulo and Co-, general merchants, of Lombard -chambers, Liverpool, have been ^compelled to call their creditors together. A circular states that this course is rendered necessary through the failure of remittances from abroad, and that the inability to meet engagements is temporary The liabilities are estimated at £ 10,000. The Jirul have a house at Smyrna. They have placed their books in the hands of local accountants to prepare a statement. THOUSANDS OF DELICATE CHILDREN and consumptive persons are said to have acquired sound constitutions and permanent strength by taking that most agreeable and efficient steel preparation, Dr. Guinle's Steel Tablets, pi-ocurableof all respectable chemists, in boxes or post free on receipt of postage stamps for la. ijd. or 2s. 9d. by 0. Allen, Chemist, JEQlbum, London.
ifelent, and Efissia refused r to do anything mpr«, England has now suggested that jErasatft Bhould declare formally that the communication of the treaty is equivalent to submitting it to the Congress, but Russia has not consented to make a declaration of the kind. For the undiplomatic mind it is difficult to understand why England should raise such difficulties, and why Russia should .so obstinately ^refuse to remove them, but the Russian diplomatists explain that under thi$trivial, formality lies an important matter of principle. If Russia, they say, made the declaration suggested, she would in some sort recognise the Congress as a tribunal. To the re- maik that it is vijiworthy of gij*,at nations to squabble about such trifles, they replv, "If it is ia trifle, why does England insist so strongly upon is and let it he understood that if not granted ^he will not,, attend' the Congress?' There ia some force in this argument; but, on the* other hand, it is impossible to regard the Congress as a tribunal, since Russia will not be bound by a majority any more than any other Power. Unfor- tunately, however, the idea that in some way Russia is in (Sanger of being arraigned and judged by Europe has taken possession of the public mind, and seems to exercise a certain influence even in official spheres. THB-ARMY OF OCCUPATION IN BULGARIA. A Rustchuk corn spondent says: Prince Dondoukoff Karsakoff, who has oeen appointed chief of the armv of occupation and Governor General of Bulgaria, started a few days ago for San Stefano. The army of occupation will consist of three army corps—those of Generals Rad^sky, Zotoffr «nd Prince Karsakoff— being the 4tb,t)th, and 13th. The rest of the infantry of the Russian troops will leave for Russia within the next few weeks-the infantry by sea to Odessa, and the cavalry by way of Roumania. Their destination, however, for the present, will not, I am told, be beyond Kieff, where they will remain in camp until all danger of farther hostilities Bhall have passed. POINTS AT ISSUE BETWEEN ENGLAND AND RUSSIA. The St. Petersburg correspondent of the Timu, under. dftte March 27tb, says j With regard to the Congress it is extremely difficult to utider^tand the exact point at issue between the Cabinets' ef &t. Peters- burg and London. Some say England wishes that the Russian^ Government should agree to accept. as binding the decision of a majority, while she herself refuses to submit to such an arrangement. Others explftin the position thus: England recognises that it is impossible to topconstitUte Ottoman-rule in Europe, but cannot quietly ^accept the military and -political gucsess wh^ch Ruseia hag achieved. There -remain for her, therefore; two Courses: either to declare war. for the purpose of diminishing Russian prestige, or, on tbe. other baitd, to accept the fait8 and to inflict on Russia some humiliation in the matter of form. She adopted this latter policy, it is argued, inf the Black Sea negotiations of 1871, when she insisted o0 Russia subscribing to the principle, that no powercan alter a treaty without ^he sanction of all 'tis ,/fehatofles, and' she nbw wishes to' obtain alm^Hhg analogous. Ia 1871 Russia mad# a con- cession in form in orderto obtain the substance, and she could do so because -there had been merely a dip. lomatic campaign, in which nothing more precious than ink was spilt; but now, when rivers of Russian ..been shed, the nation will not accept » humiliation even in form. An important concession was made in communicating the go.calltd preliminary treaty and in declaring that there are no secret clauses, and now it is England's turn to concede something. There can be no hope of an arrangement if it is intended that all tie con- cessions should be on one side. Such' is the reasoning of men. who have an im- portant influence on the course of events and who arg ^almost universally condemned for being toqreoncil iatory. The only hope of peace lies pe 0 in the Soagress-assembling as soon aa poeaibif. That bppe, however, is fading rapidly throughout the whole cbtlntry, and even here in St. Petersburg the bellicose excitement n intense. If war does come, Russia will, it 19 said, Vmake an effort such as she has net made since 1812. ENGLAND AND GREECE. An Athens correspondent, under date, March 23rd, n. This afternoon a deputation, consisting of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Athens, the Maywrs of Athens and the Piraeus, the Governor ot the Greek National Bank, the Rector of the University, and several professors, presented an address bearing 1000 signatures, and representing j' i,a.rtleB> Mr- Wyndham, the British Oharg6 d Affaires, expressing gratitude to the British Government for its endeavours to obtain the admission of a Greek plenipotentiary to the Con- gress, and also to the English nation for the interest and sympathy it has displayed towards Greece, who depends upon England for an equitable solution of the Eastern Question. The Greek Ministry took energetic measures to pr, vent ary demonstration in front of the British Legation, fearing that the jealousy of the °v °W^a be aroused, and also anticipating th*t t be crowd might, avail itself of the opportunity to clamour against the Ministry. on. v THE QREEK INSURRECTION, oo J c°rrespondent of the 'times, dating March SZaa, says Hobart Puaba is carrying out his threat to form a cordon round Pelioa and reduce the in- surgents to submission. He has stationed one man- 2l"Wfu &t T,ri?ke«. two others in the Straits of Skiathos, and has himself moved further along the coast with two more. By his instructions the Turkish land forces also have been concentrated at Agia, in wticb the insurgents have been com- pelled to fall back to the mountains. Thus the villagers, cut off from the plain whence their food supplies were drawn, are in danger of dying from starvation, or, if the insurgents retreat to the heights, of being massacred or driven out to perish in the snow. j Government appeals to the Powers to 8e°f ™"?8port8 to remove the women, children, and aged and place them under its protection, and, i ■ 8 fused, will itself send ships—a step II.i ( ? mevitably bring on war. The Christian = addressed the Consuls stating that it Hian J"06 knowledge that the present Turkish c »,i is one not consistent with the usages of clVlhsed warf, They complain, also, that the ■ 'be fighting which occurred this week at Agia, Dutchered their prisoners. They further state that an Irish colonel, having been present at the battle, was an eye-witness of their brutality. THE RELATIONS BETWEEN ENGLAND AND n •, RUSSIA. Newt correspondent at St. Petersburg de St. Pitersbourg publishes a .? ar^cle which is causing some sensation. It fhn h Peace preliminaries being now ratified, be convoked, and entire liberty of appreciation will be left to each Power. The great majority of the Cabinets seriously long for a P ■ BO'ution; nevertheless, fresh difficulties OabineTgfen .th« ..ft. the English ffAPAinnnt Russia is fulfilling ber en- „ to communicate the entire preliminary all ik Cabinets, recognising their right to dis- 6 points of European interest, and pre- —the 6 evacuation of her troops, the English fleet rJiakori .°^ wl)ich into the Dardanelles was accom- ™i«Vi o the treaties and against the Sultan s & t|louRh England had declared herself neutral-contiuuee to remain in the Sea of Mar- Kritin'h1* receives reinforcements. Moreover, the noninaf tu °?88ador at Constantinople, by protesting J 7? Russian troops embarking at Buyukdere, 8 rm6 ^ulfiluient of the conditions of the Peace i. Journal de St. Pitersbourg asks if it is 11 to inquire of the British Government what it really wants, 80S neither Egypt nor the Suez Canal is menaced. What England wishes, it adds, is to inHict the vie Russia. The Powers may well ask if /.nn<.ln=T^ ,a sintfle Government are to prevent the • .n a peace which all tbe rest desire. It will h«8 u j 8een whether the English Government withdraw its fleet from the Straits, or nonoA nt ^dependence of the Continent and the policy World are to be at the mercy of English ILH f-ii n correspondent of the same paper sends titriwi Public opinion here is not a little dis- mnve, P^hw from St. Petersburg, and still of Lord LTWexit proceedings in the British House p.,8*. ,6 North German Gazette says it is evident land 881a *8 become reconciled to war with Eng- h« RWo8* lncitable, and knows that she will never Rhln ° cari7 on a war under more favour- able ircumstances than the present. Lord Derby's litH« 10n 18 ^a^°d by all the evening papers as but fact- n f°Ur8^D £ f°r PeacG- It may be stated as a generHl]y known that the Russian naval i. ^re> who is a leading authority on torpedo mu 8' 8 ^fen suddenly ordered to St. Petersburg. Germ nnounce,tuent; of the National Zeitung that 188116 invitations to the Congress as soon ftm-mo 61 treaty arrives is, I believe incorrect. f the invitations as a mere formality 1° b6 ^filled until all the Powers are agreed on the bases of the Congress, or until other Powers ex- press a wish to meet ia sipjte of thtenon participation of England. This l|(ifc eventuali^r-is considered in some quarters by no means out of the question. APPEAL P^El; ENGLISH HELP. j The Intentional Refugee Committee, says a Con- stantinople corrtipondent, has now on hand twenty- seven thousand refugefee, of whom seven hundred are in hospital. wO their present funds they cannot support these refugees beyond April .15, as a balance must be reserved for those in hos- pital. The committee appeal to the masses of the English population and solicit subscriptions, however ,amalu For twopence per day a refugee can be kept alive. There is ti money order system with Oonstan- tinople, and small money orders may be addressed to Mr. John Henry Fawcett, the British Consul-General, Constantinople. THE REPORTED EXECUTION OF POLES. A letter in the Politische Correspondenz from Adriancple of the 10th inst. declares that on inquiry the details of the reported executions of Austrian sub- jects published by several Vienna papers, and which led to interpellations by Polish members in the Reich- sratb, turn out to be unfounded. Among other things, the letter sais it was related that the Russians arrested at Sonar dve doctors, four of them being Austrian sub- jecte.'ajid ttnt the latter after a short trial were hanged, while the fifth, being in possession of an English pass- port, was saved by the energetic intervention of the British Consul at Sofia. The fortunate survivor, a certain Dr. OZf-rwioski, was said to have witnessed the execution of his colleagues, which occurred, not in the dead of night or in the darkness of a prison, but openly, and-to the sound of drums and martial music. In order to verify these allegations, the newspaper correspondent, with another col league', first endeavoured, beth- at the War Office in Constantinople and at the Central Committee of the "■Croissant Rouge," to ascertain the names of the medical men last in Sofia, when it turned out that no Dr. Ozerwinski had ever been employed, said that the Dr. Gebhardt stated to hava oeen executed was actually in Constantinople, He was soon found out and personally questioned about the facts. Accord- ing to his statement, he and some other medical men -Drs. Angehni, Ballog, Waldman, Horvath, and Weidish, of Saarbruck—stayed for eight days, up to the entry of the Russians, at the house of the Austrian Vice-Consul Wal ihardt, and were treated by this gentleman in the most hospitable manner. The Russian commander, General Gourko, declared to the medical men that he did not look upon them as prisoners; that those who wished to follow their calling among the Russians would receive the same pay as had been secured to them by their con- tract with the Turks.; while those who did not wish to do so might return home, or go to Constantinople. Dr. Angelini remains tbrnre up to this day; Dr, Gebhardt himself remained for a month; Pink, Wissik, and Michailovsky intended to 'go, via Belgrade, to Vienna, while all the others resolved to return to Oondtan^inopl^ Fink and. -Wissik have actually arrived in Vienna, while Michail(voky is BApposed to have been murdered by Servians or Wallachians, whose cupidity he may have excited by his ■ incautious habit of openly counting his savings. The 'correspondent adds that, having spent some time in the various parts of the theatre of war in Europe, he has never been able to ascertain anything about the execution of Poles by the Russians, and hence he concludes it is clear that the charges brought against the Austrian Consular authorities of netJcnowiug how to protect the subjects confided to their care are totally unfounded.
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Frenchman, upon discovering thE\: change, did not Suspect his friend Ar William but a. few da^s later the Belgian-police apprised the ParilfJ police of a great robbery at Antwerp, the authors of which had repaired to Paris. Accordingly, they were arrested, one of tbem being Sir William, who, cnm. •fessed bot.h the Paris and the Antwerp exploit, but exculpated the woman living with him. IIKATINO'E Xkiuoa II.OJXNGFS contain nol Opium, Merphia, cor any violent drug. It is the inost effective remedy known to the Medical. Pro. fossion in the CUl'f, ,c:)f CODGHB, ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS -ODe Lozenge aione relieves. Sold by all Cham is in Box, Is. lid. and 2. 9d. eneb DEATH OF ROSSINI'S WIDOW.—Rossini's widow, after six months' painful-illness, died at Rossini-villa, Pasay, aged 78. The large fortune bequeathed by her illustrious husband she leaves, subject to small legacies* poor relations, to found a charity for superannuated Her executors are M. Gerod, a retired stockbroker, and M. Pierre Scheffer, a partner in thp* firm of Erard, the harp and piano manufacturers. 4 who enters int9 the enterprise of Manufacturing; Aerated Drinks, in any district where they are required, fender,s real service to the public, and no business offers'- a better return for u comparatively small outlay, lo I those who propose inveating in this lucrative busings, the "rat object to ascertain is here such a district exists, the next, for success is,tohave the proper Machines and Applp- ances for producing the different Waters in the best condi- tion.— Catalogue and all information sent upon receipt of six stamps to Barnett, Son and Foster, 21A, Forston,, street, Hoxton, London, N. 'y~ SAD CALAMITY ON THE THAMES.—A sad calamity has occurred on the Thames near Reading. Asteam-tug, the Spitfire, from London, after unload' mg a cargo of wheat at Sonning Mills, was proceeding towards Reading when the boiler burst, and the force of the explosion was so strong that it blew into the air the man at the wheel and a boy about 14 years of age, named Collier, the son of the owner, killing them both. The body of the former has not been recovered, and that of the lad was picked up on the towing-path 100 yards away from the boat. The engineer and his son were in the stoke-hole, but were not injured, and the vessel went ashore, enabling them to escape before it finally sank. The deceased man leaves a wife and three children. The owner was at Oxford at the time, mtending to rejoin the tug at Reading. HAVE IT IK YOUR HOUSE LAMPLOUGH'S PYBITICSALJNB—anduse.no other. The only safe anti- dote in Fevers, Eruptive Affections, Sea or Bilious Sickness, Small-pex, and Headache; having peculiar and elusive merits. Use no substitute. See per- petual injunction against imitators; also the unani mous judgment before the Lords Justices Bramwell, Brett, and Cotton, 22nd Jan., 1878, in Lamplough's favour. 113 Holborn-hill. London. FLOGGING IN NEWGATE.—Five youths-all under 20 years of age—who bad been convicted at the last sittings of the Central Criminal Court of rob- beries with violence and sentenced to terms of penal servitude to a flogging were flogged in the gaol of Newgate in the presence of Alderman Sir William Rose and Mr. Alderman Hadley, the visiting justices, Mr. Sidney Smith, the governor, Mr. Gibson, the surgeon of the prison, and other officials. Two of the. convicts, named Donovan and OallaghaB, had., assaulted a young woman in Osbern-street, White- chapel, and the other three, named West, Hen- nessey, ana Sawyer, had taken part in a brutal attack upon an old man in the neighbour- hood of Oamberwell. The legs and arms of the prisoners were tightly secured during the infliction of the punishment, and the lashes were given by two warders of the gaol in turn. The prisoner Donovan. a lad of 16, Was thrashed with a birch rod, and the remainder, who were older than he, with a leathern whip with many thongs-three receiving twenty-five lashes, and the fourth only twenty. All the prisoners behaved with much firmness, but they evidently suffered most acutelv. WOOD AND IVBRY, LIMITED (J. W. Ivery, manager), Albion Blue Brick and Tile Works, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, manufacturers of vitrified blue bricks, garden border tiles, flooring quarries in blue, red, or buff colour. Illustrations and prices on application. AT A MEETING of the metropolitan volunteer commanding officers the sub-committee appointed to inquire into th< feasibility of holding a field-day on Easter Monday presented their report, in which they stated that all their efforts had been unsuccessful. The Easter review may, therefore, be considered as again abandoned. THE LABOTRAKHS' UNION.—At the annual meeting of the South Essex district of the Labourers Union, presided oyer by Mr. Joseph Arch, it was stated that the district had improved both in numbers and finances during the year, and now consists of forty-five branches. A resolution in favour of the assimilation of the county with the borough franchise, coupled with a redistribution of seats, was passed. Mr. Arch, in supporting this resolution, mentioned that the union now numbered more than 50,000 men. He also said that if the soil were properly cultivated the farmers could afford to pay their labourers Li per week. As to war, he declared that it was the aristocracy who cried out for it, that their sons might be pensioned on the blood and sinew of the people." 804P DIVIDEND PAYING INVESTMENTS.— Seven to twelve per cent. per annum. 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FOUNDERING OF; 1^2" II&ferY s' SHIP, 1 i.UlfVl>ICK. OVER 300.LIVKS LOST. jesty;s I Her ^^J^4raiiung^8b^aifdi(«ca»sized in a sudden sqiiffil off Dturioee,. Ialfe;#- Wigflt, Kfc fcalf- p.iaj four, o'clock, on the afternoon oi the 24th of March, and went. down, .at once. The,,seiiooner Emma, whieti was passing, picked up tiv^ men, but some of these have since ditd. Cuddicombe, a first-class boy, and Fletcher were saved, and Tabor, the first lieutenant, but he has since died. The mili- tary engineer officer. was drowned. The ship was commissioned at Portsmouth on the 7th of February, 1877* and was ordered to the West Indies. She was now bound for Spithead, and was observed passing Ventnor a few minutes before the catastrophe with all pail set. A snow storm then came on very suddenly with yery heavy gusts of wind. Probably no imore men have been saved than those picked, up by the schooner, 8S a strong ebb .tide !waa running, The sun came, out brilliantly directly atter the squall, but nothing could b., seen from the i-shore at Ventcor except a few large boxts being swept down the Channel, and certainlv no.boats. The r scboonerliarWefi detained by Oaptam Roche, 3LK., i' Inspecting Commander, St. Catherine's. Division of the Coastguard, who went on board immediately with ..Yentor.doctors, and telegraphed to the admiral at Portsmouth to send round a steamer. t s.Tlfe inly survivors" are Benjamin Cuddicombe of t Plymouth, and Sidney Fletcher, of Bristol, first-class boy, agpd 19" CuddiCotnbe i-thtps that the ship capsized in a squall and snowstorm five miles off Dunnose, about four o'cloA.. Mors than 300 men were on board, all of whom, he believes,'are tost except himself ^Ouddicombe was amongst the last on tbe slnp. Ottptafn Hare was near him wben the ship went down, sucking many with it. Cuddicombe and BtBftamttM- him said that a vessel was close by .who* the squall came on, and, therefore, they would be surfe to be picked, up. He was over an hour in the water. Being a Orst-rate swimmer, every one called out to him for help. He tried to assist two or three, but II^L: clung to him, and he was obliged to kick them off. Was well taken care of by the master of r tpe schooner and crew, The ship left ^Bermuda tbiree w^eks ago, passed the Lzardon the 23rd March, and expected to anchor at Spithead. about five o'clock the following day. These two men are weH provided for at the Cottage Hospital, Bonchurcb, and- ara nnder the care of Dr. Williamson, of Ventnor, who considers them to be doing fairly well. The Eurydice was a training-ship Vor ordinary sea- ury men, and is officiary described as sixth-rate. She was under the comma&fof^ptiiiiiJMaAus Here." Having OB- her i^tnt^ re eatlw as the £ th tMarclr,Sme%'a9Tiot expects to wach B<>rfcMnootti vjbr some day»j Her consorts; the Martin and t^e Liberty, "have ^rtfved, the former at Portsmouth, and the lattesfatPlymputlh, following 'ist of officers on board is given jn 'be Navy List^Captain, Marcus A. S. Hare; Lieu- XJhaifles; Y/ Strange, Wil- liam E. Black, Stanley A. Burney; Sfaff-Qurgeon, James L. Whitney; Paymaster, Frank Pittman; Sub-Lieutenants, the Holt. Edward R. Gifford Her- bert S Edmondty)Walter & fiaiith, Sidney G. Ran- V Murdoch; Mr$. • ^im*r, ^n^oerick boatstftfirs, Wiili^m Brewer, JTooeph clert, William 1,; Olf THE DISASTER, < > ^Insome pojlnts this catastrophe is more terrible thanj the;<loss-^of .the Captain. The men were nearly all young, scarcely- more than boys, and in a ship like the Eurydice they may have been justified in feeling almost as much security as in the. b&anxng ^hrpB af Portsmouth or f8* experime*t)_il ehip-iike ^rie there-ttustfalWfkyg be-a certaid amount of • .dqubt whether the calculations of its constructors Will fee bome out by the result; but a well- built, long- »tJiBieAnteiling fjrigato, has Oen regarded even by the 1aboye suspicion. It would be re- gmtaTire if, as Ldrd OharleS Beresford Suggests, the were to cause any prejudice agftiflst stem which promises an admirable training our unripe sailors; bu!7 though v'f- tbink Parliament or the country Vlll be in'flnei&tf bf an^ "feeling'^o? "tbia (^ind, wj^ich' would "be; little hotter (has suporsti' cr~es £ an .'antipathy among the boys bur'ftee^ agaioBt employment in these -idisaster. In one "tragical feature reminds' us >^her of' the "Wreck of tb« Royal. Charter in 1859 than of any of the recent tofiaes fr'om. '%hiiih the Royal Navy has suffered The Eurydice, tip- proaching the end of a long voyage^ undisturbed by j# jtfllflght ofTflanger, when t% sadden, fugrr^tbe winds and waves stru -k a, deadly blow. Hnppily, io very few instances WAS there any prolonged suffering atirong the doomed men. Only some thirty made even an effort to save themselves. The misery falla on those who wera watching hope* fully and joyfully for the return of husbands. brothers, and sons, and who so unexpectedly learnt that all their hopes had been swallowed up in "stormy—sea. The -suffe-ir^ of 4jae wi-Rtg,. and mother^ aodr sistars^who are-now waiting at Ports- on the chance of l lentifyiiig some body whi^ rt^yaves n^y give up mjxsfc touchjthe sjojpathifls of jEn|In<djmen, aiid,tbe appeat W^idh'lias been madfe wil1 n6t, W^ are eui'e, 'remain- unanswered. ,If v JNQItKST AND VJ^BDICT. The inquest on the bodies of Capta'n. Ferrier,Li3fl' .tenant Tabor, and a seaman nai<n i Boanett, whO died from the effects._Qf their imim dort aftfr the foundering t|f the liurydicw, was lui.i at VentnO^' Amongst the witncsseswere Captain Fcrrier, of the lflfifh Toight Infantry, and Mr. Tabor, brothers of tlo of the 4eceaaed gentlemen, and the master of tbe schooner Eniina which picked up the only tlo men who eecaped, alive. Much of the evident went to show the. position of the sails the time of the catastrophe, and affected question Whether blame was attributable to the captain and other officers of the ship in connection with the management of the vessel previously co tbe accident. The general tendency -the testunomy aD these point* was to prove that the squall was So suddeotand so" extraordinary that it was impossible foresee or to provide against the calamity jwhic^ actually occurred. The jury, returned a verdict the deceaseri' were drowned by the capsizing of Earydiee, owing to a endden squall.and no could attach to the captain, officers, and men. of the ship. A committee has beteh formed^ for the purpose nmisinp a "fund—to be- applied- to tbe—relief-of l.ftuifeerous persons -whowere. dependent upon gallant, seamen and marines who lost, their lives W the papji^ing of her Majesty's ship Eurydica on tb 24th March off the Isle of Wight, and almost in of Spithead. This committee will act in concert that formed at Portsmouth ftrr the same Messrs. Glyn, Mills, and1 Co., Lombard-street, Messrs. Cocks and Biddulph, 43, Charing-cross, ha** kindly consented to re<feive any donations that if?/ be forwarded for the purpose. Lord Henry j Lennox, IVI.P., has placed hie services at the disposal the committee as honorary secretary.
MARRIAGE IN HIGH LIFE.
MARRIAGE IN HIGH LIFE. The marriage of the Earl of Rosebery to Hannah de Rothschild was solemnised at the Re#1*' trar's office, Mount-street, and at Christ Mayfair. The civil ceremony was performed A*? I and, as.the usual register-office was not sufficient i** the purpose, a larger room was fitted up and rated for the occasion. The bridal party assembl at a quarter to ten, the bride herself weering a *b' embroidered morning dress; and the formal & clarations having been made, the registrar T. Worlock) pronounced the legal marriage c jf plete. Lord Oarington, Lord Lascelles, Mr. Saio^ the bride's guardian, and Mrs. Cohen witnessed register. At half-past eleven the marriage service the Church of England was performed at Church, Hertford street, by the Rev. Prebez)dof Rogers, rector of St. Botolph, Bishopsgate. church was well filled, and among those prpsent the Prince of Wales, the Duke of the Duke of Cleveland, the Earl of consfield, tbe Marquis of Hartington, and Lady Leconfleld, Lord Oarington, Mi | Oolville, Sir Ooutts and Lady Lindsay, Hon. E. Stanhope, M.P., and Mr. Sjfees, 010 Before the ceremony an allegretto from Lobgesang and the War March from Athalie, j pltyed by Mr. Stokoe, organist of the church. w> I bride was led to the altar by the Prime Minister, g"ave her away. She was dressed in white satin ^gdj brocaded train, and a veil of Brussels lace with °r^efr blossoms, but she wore no ornaments except • lustrous pair of diamond ^nd pearl earrings. young bridesmaids were the daughters of Lord hope, Lord Lecocfield, and Sir Ooutts -(jin^ After the ceremony Mendelssohn's •March" was played by Signor Randegger, e 0^ register was signed and witnessed by tbe Wales, the Duke of Cambridge, the Dukt- of Cleve^* the Earl of Beaconsfidd, L^vdy Leconfield, an Rev. Prebendary Rogers. The breakfast was the bride's house in Piccadilly, and Lord and Rosebery left town in the course of the Pet worth, Lord Lecon field's seat in £ uts,x- wedding presents are very numerous, and 0&. besides the Rosebery family jewels, valuable gif the Rothschild family and from many other the bride, and bridegroom.
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