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THE FRENCH BANK-NOTE FORGERIES.…

CAROLINE GRAVIERE.

A LEECH BAROMETER.

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rHE CONVICT OUTBREAK AT IS…

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rHE CONVICT OUTBREAK AT IS ANDY POINT. A correspondent says: I have received a letter from 3andy Point, Patagonia, dated March 4, which enables me to give some further information relative to the outbreak of the convicts in that distant settlement. Owing to the dilatory movements of the Chilian troops, the rebels succeeded in effecting thf ir retreat without interruption, and turned their course north- ward into the nearly unknown desert which extends from the Bio Ohico to the Rio Negro. A hunter one day came galloping into Sandy Point, saying that he, in company with a comrade, had unexpectedly en- countered the rebels, who had opened fire, killing his companion. No other news appears to have been heard of them during the march of 600 miles which they even- tually accomplished. On reaching the Bio Negro they crossed over into the territories of the Argentine Con- federation, and as soon as their arrival was known troops were despatched against them. Weakened by losses and worn out by cold and hunger, they seem to have offered no resistance. The survivors were seized and sent in irons to Buenos Ayres, whence they will probably be shipped to Sandy Point to be tried. Meanwhile, in the colony itself eleven more had been taken, tried, and condemned. The feeling against them is very strong on account of the many wanton outrages which they committed. Now that the revolt is over, men begin to inquire into the causes of its origia. It appears that the revolt originated among the troops, who had during their stay in the settlement been goaded to desperation by the severity of a discipline compared with which the disci- pline of Frederick the Great was child's play. Nor was this all; the soldiers were permitted to associate in every way with the convicts. They slept, ate, drank, and quarrelled together. The perfect unanimity of their action is therefore not to be wondered at. In the town, too, there were, as is always the case in new settlements, many who were ready to join in any com- motion, and these different ingredients becoming fused together formed a most dangerous and terrible body. The failure of the revolt will, however, not be with- out good effects, for now Sandy Point, forming as it does the only harbour in a long line of barren and storm-beaten coast, is freed from internal danger, and may look forward to a future of continually increas- ing proeperity.

THE THIRLMERE WATER SCHEME.

A RIVAL TO POET CLOSE.

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THE FENIAN PRISONERS.

THE SWITZERS AND SPRING.

CHEAPSIDE IN THE OLDEN TIME.

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THE PROPOSED AGRICULTURAL…

EMBALMING.

THE YANKEE PRIVATEER.

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RUNNING THE BLOCKADE AT CRETE.

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THE COST OF WAR. -

CHANGES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN…

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CANADA.

PENNY BANKS.

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