12 MARCH 1864, Page 3

The Pasha of Egypt has submitted the question of the

Suez Canal to the arbitration of the Emperor of the French, a proceed- ing as odd as it is complimentary. Has the Sultan whose rights are in question submitted it also P Smith buys a lease of Brown which Brown as Jones' tenant has no right to sell, then Brown makes Smith final referee, and then Jones' friends are asked to admire Brown's liberality and fairness !