2 DECEMBER 1865, Page 3

The German lad whom the British Government selected as King

of Greece does not seem to give much satisfaction at Athens. Greece has had three ministries in a month, brigandage increases so rapidly that travelling is impossible without escort, the treasury is insolvent, and the Court amuses itself by minute insults to the successive ministers. Count Sponneck has been sent back to Den- mark, and the poor lad his master is surrendered to the Greek ministers, whose language he scarcely understands.