29 DECEMBER 1866, Page 3

The latest telegram about the Archduke Maximilian is that he

has refused to abdicate, and has returned to his capital, where the -Clericals offer him 5,000,000/. to remain at the head of his Covernment. His personal staff, however, have arrived in New York, and the probability still is that he is disputing with Marshal Bazaine as to the mode of his abdication.