6 OCTOBER 1866, Page 1

A shower of honours has fallen on all connected with

the Atlantic Telegraph. Captain Anderson, who commanded the ship that carried the cable, Professor Thompson, Mr. Glass, and Mr. Canning, who went and laid the cable, are knighted, and Mr. Sampson and Mr. Gooch, who raised the money, are made baronets. It is quite right, they deserve it for perseverance, but apart from profit would one of them have sacrificed an hour upon the cable ?