12 AUGUST 1865, Page 2

The cholera has been raging all the week at Ancona,

killing fifty or sixty a day, and is reported to have reached Marseilles. All the elfin) round the Mediterranean are in a fever of fear, the populace, with its usual contempt for scientific evidence, insisting that the disease is contagious. The Governments to quiet them enforce quarantine, of course with no other effect than to inflict indefinite misery on perfectly innocent people.