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THE LATE AZIZ PASHA.

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THE LATE AZIZ PASHA. The follewing particulars concerning Aziz Pasha. one of the ablest and most accomplished officers in the Ottoman Army, who fell in a skirmish in the neighbourhood of "iscrad on July 20, may be of interest (remarks The Xitnet) :— He was well known to many officers, in both the Austrian and Prussian armies, for a considerable por- tion of his life was spent at Vienna, Linz, and Berlin. While yet a young man, he was sent by his Govern- ment to Austria to complete his military education. He then went on to Berlin, where he passed two years with the Artillery of the Guard. At the end of that time, he was recalled to Constantinople. But his stay in Turkey was short, as he was soon sent back to Berlin as Secretary to the Embassy, a post which he filled for six years, during which time he married a Berlin lady. Four years he was recalled, and, re- turning to active service, was attached to the Artillery, and soon promoted to the rank of Lira, corresponding nearly to our Major-General. Turkey owes it in no small degree to him and his exertions that her army has been so largely provided with field artillery after the Prussian model, and her fortresses mounted with heavy ordnance of corresponding pattern. He paid several visits to Essen and Bochum. at the head of commissions charged with arranging for the purchase and transmission of weapons and matériel from those celebrated establishments. Aziz Pasha was remarkably well informed, both on military and general matters, and was a man of enlightened and comprehensive views. At the time of his death he was only 40 years of age. The features of his full face were unmistakeably oriental, and his manner and general appearance were also indicative his nationality. Indeed, although there was a certain air of distinction about him, yet there was also a some- thing suggestive of tha.t indolence of habit we are accustomed to associate with the Turkish Pasha, and this impression was not a little confirmed by his embonpoint. But, on the other hand, one could see by the man that he had learnt to breathe and and feel in European countries. Ncr. perhaps, ought it to be forgotten that lie had by his side a German wife.

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MR. GLADSTONE AT HOME.

A BISHOP ON BISHOPS.

THE FEAR OF TORPEDOES.

The POSSESSION of CONSTANTINOPLE.

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THE "HEAT" OF DEBATE.

DISTRESS IN RUSSIA.

THE LATE MR. WARD HUNT.

A MILITARY GLUTTON.

THE RUSSIAN RETREAT FROM PLEVNA.

SELECTED ANECDOTES.

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