22 DECEMBER 1866, Page 2

M. Fould apparently believes in-the Spanish' Treasury, if not in

the Spanish Queen. His Bank has undertaken a loan forlicidrid of 3,600,0001., and General Prim has, it is stated, eroseed the frontier into Spain. If the latter etatenient is true, the Conde de Re= will probably be in Madrid before the money, for he cannot remain in Spain except in arms. The story, however, requires confirmation, as does also another of Queen Isabella's pike engine having run over thirty persons on its way to Lisbon. Did they prostrate themselves seriatim, like victims 'to Juggernaut, and so get crunched quietly, or how was it?