4 MARCH 1871, Page 2

There are great rejoicings in Berlin over the peace, and

some regrets that the money taken is not more. There will be this reduc- tion, and that reduction. The Berliners perhaps will not be so re- joiced when they find that they have lost their last means of control- hug the Executive Government, which henceforward for a century will never need to ask for a loan. How much of the indemnity do- they think they will get, or anybody else, except perhaps Herr- Krupp, and other great makers of munitions for killing people ?