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.-THE TERCENTENARY OF HARVEY.

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ERUPTION OF MOUNT HECLA.

A REMARKABLE CASE.

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THE AUSTRIAN ARMY.

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RUSSIAN VIEWS OF WAR WITHj…

THE CALLING OUT OF THE RESERVES.

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HOW THE GREEh. INSURRECTION…

5 BREACH OF PROMISE CASES.

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THE MILITARY SITUATION IN…

THE CHANGES IN THE CABINET.

TURKISH REFUGEES.

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THE BURNING OF THE SPHINX.

DEPUTATIONS TO LORD GRANVILLE…

ON BOARD HOBART PASHA'S FLAG-…

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ON BOARD HOBART PASHA'S FLAG- SHIP. The Times correspondent with Ilobart Pasha write* as follows from Volo, March 20th: Our ship is the Izzeddin, a steam yacht built fourteen yearo ago on the Thames for the hopeful first born of Abdul Aziz, whom we used to flatter in thOSl days by calling his son the Prince Imperii* Youssouf Izzeddin soon became too effeminate tc care about yachting, and made over his ship to tbB arsenal for a despatch vessel, and sbe was used tO carry Ambassadors sent on special missions and the like. But since the war broke out she has been turned into a slave, carrying coals, troops, refugeee* and what not, till her rich fittings and dainty finJSb are gone to a dismal wreck of ehabbiness. But sbØ is comfortable, a good sea craft, and Bhe can g°: Therefore Hobart Pasha hoisted his flag on board her last Wednesday (March 13), to take up his mand of the squadron on tbe coasts of Thessallo Greece, and Epirus. We called at Gallipoli to pic* up the Mukadem-i-Khair, a smart little mailed cor" vette, wit i box batteries, built in Constantinople and said to have cost half her weight in silver. Sbf did actually cost thrice her value, which, hoW ever, was of no consequence whatever, as shf was built by special command of the who -from a month after he had ordered her to the of the three years she was on the shocks used to as* almost daily whether she was ready for sea. As fie called at Chanak Kalessi, the town of the I was able to obtain from Hussein Pasha, commandet of the forts, some infermation respecting the order to prevent any more foreign war vessels from enteringthe Straits, telegraphed to him by the Seraskier of the 27tb of February and to you from Gallipoli on the same day. Acting upon this order, the Pasha b" successively turned back a German corvette and 910 Austrian training ship but he added that the order did not cancel one previously given to admit eleYeO British ships in all into the Marmora; and, as outy eight bad gone through, the option to do nowas stillrr served to other three—that is to say, to the three vessel* of Admiral Commerell's squadron at present lying in the Gulf of Saros, on the left of the Bulair line" Hussein Pasha expatiated upon the raahneøt of any fleet attempting to force the paS- sage. "I am perfectly prepared," he said; t can concentrate the fire of sixty heavy rifled guns upOø any ship trying to run the batteries. Each gun b** its own powder magazine and store of shell by its s«»* for several rounds, so that our firing would be l&f. rapid. Our gunners are experienced men in dailj training. In the sixty guns I do not include any the old-fashioned sort which you see in the tanieh and Kilid-Bahri forts. If it had been misfortune to have had to resist the passage J* your fleet, it would have submitted it to a very severe trial (une ipretive bien rude). When your ad- miral's flagship (the Alexandra) grounded on the ban*: of the river's mouth, 1 had twenty-two guns poino at her." Anchoring for the night under Abydos shelter from a heavy southerly squall that and raged all through the hours of darkness passed through the lower half of the Strait the gray of the morning, end, turning Cape He!I'" issued from the drizzly fog that bung upon tP! Hellespont and found ourselvqp under blue and sunshine. All the day we went leaping plunging through the merry sea that smote upon o*j\ starboard bow and tossed" its spray high over funnels, covering the Izzeddin with rainbows. passed Imbros and sighted Samothrace, towering rugged. Lemnos and Aghios Strati were left The red glow of sunset faded off the white pe»t. Athos, and the dawn lighted us into the Gulf of where we found the bulk of Hobart Pasha's squads already lying at anchor. -v. -q.

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