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LONDON. THURSDAY, OCT. 27. WE have, in the Dutch Papers, a proclamation of the Prince of Orange, in which he an- nounces to the army that the armistice isjust on the eve of expiring, and thatconsequently it must consider itself henceforward as in a state of war with an enemy that may attempt to violate the territory of Holland. In fuct, his Royal Highness strictly enjoins that. every precaution be taken' which a state of War requires, .a The, French Government is preparing the natidn for tlie abandonment of Algiers, if not for the reestablish- ment of the Dey and his government in that country, The French who are fond of conquests and of colonies of possession and renown—will learn this intelligence with indignation; and the press will reproach the go- vernment of M. Casimir Perier with neglecting the interests of France. Ever since the return of Marshal Clausel from Algiers to Paris he has been urging on the King the duty of colonising the north of Africa, and particularly Algiers; but in spite of his efforts with the bureaucratics in Paris, and his influence in the Tuileries, he has hitherto failed in producing the desired effect. We believe that Algiers will sooner be evacuated than is generally imagined, and we render a sincere tribute of our admiration and respect to M. Perier for this wise and prudent decision. What may afterwards become of that country we are not at this moment prepared to state, but the Dry has still some chance of returning, on certain conditions favourable to France and European commerce. Private letters from Frankton-on-the.Mainc, of the 19th of October, state that letters have been received from the frontiers of Russia, asserting that immense preparations are making for war in the Russian em- pire. Several towns are filled with troops, and other corps are on their march from Persia and the Casan, by which it appears clear that Russia is continuing her plans. Greece, according to letters dated the end of Sep- tember, was a prey to civil commotion. The Russians were blockading and seizing the small Greek shipping, and the captains of the latter continued to burn them rather thin submit. The Isle of Sciaccia (the newly discovered volcanic island in the Mediterranean) is at present an object of warm discussion between the governments of Naples and England. The Iving'dom of the Two Sicilies, which already counts among its possessions Vesuvius and Mount Etna, pretends that it has a right to a mo- j iiupoly of volcanoes. On Monday, the statue off George the Third was; mounted onthe fixed pedestal on the summit of Snow- liill, in Windsor Great Park. The height of the statue and base is sixty feet. The language of the Times and Morning Chronicle leaves an impression that the supporters of the Reform Bit! doubt whether Ministers will not make some ma- terial alterations in the bill. The Courier says" Among the rumours which are current relative to the supposed ^modifications of the Reform Bill, there are two which ai e think it right to notice, as they are becoming pre- ■valeivt in good circles. It is said that the qualification ids to %e raised to X15 per annum in large towns, and reduced to £ 1 in small ones, and that it is intended to .alter that part of Lord John Russell's Bill in which an additionat number ofrepresentatives was to be given to London." The Courier discredits the rumour, and argues that as the £10 qualification has been held out, Ministers cannot recede; it adds, however, that" on principle" they would be right in making the altera- tion, for, so far as property is concerned, the elective -qualification in small towns, as determined by rent, would be even greater at £ 1 than in large towns at ,15," The new bill will, it is understood, take the sensus of 1831 instead of 1821 for the criterion of po- pulation, which will make a difference in both sche- dules A andli.

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