31 AUGUST 1839, Page 2

MEHEMET ALI is resolved not to relinquish the advantagesit has

obtained, without a struggle, lie denture to.the delivery of the Turkish fleet, and insists upon time hereditary possession oily& A communication from CHOSREW 131ICIUL time Sultan's Fore Minister, stating the determination of the Five Powers to stoptbe war and arrange the terms of peace, hadsbeen despatched from Cos stantinople ; but MintEstar's reply is not given. The fortsonthe Dardanelles have been repaired, and rendered almost impregnable. Many headless trunks floating in the sea of :Marmon, attest the despotic cruelty of the government ; and it is said that Muslim A Les assumption of the chief rule would be gladly hailed by the people in Constantinople.