18 NOVEMBER 1865, Page 2

Uruguayans, the city defended by the Paraguayans, has, we perceive,

been surrendered to the Brazilian army. We are informed that the Paraguayan general, who had promised to die in the breach, made a transaction with Flores, surrendered the city on the Emperor's arrival, and is now living in Rio in great comfort. If this statement is true the Paraguayan chance is sadly diminished, fur Lopez, directing operations from a distance, needs above all fidelity in his officers. The Emperor is on the spot, and can be trusted not to sell himself.