21 JULY 1866, Page 2

In the debate which followed Mr. Stansfeld, was compli- mentary

to Lord Cranborne, and Mes. Smollett contemptuous of irrigation, Lord W. Hay distrustful of the armed police—who, we agree with him, will be a nuisance some day—Mr. Laing as sanguine about India as he was lately about Turkish finance, and Colonel Sykes very wroth at the unnecessary number of European troops kept in the country ; but nothing of importance was said.