6 APRIL 1867, page 2

Both Mr. Gladstone And The Chancellor Of The Exchequer Have

received deputations this week from the Reform League. The former persuaded the working men not to make any demonstra- tion on Good Friday, and said something to soften the......

Count Von Moltke, Carnot Of Prussia, The Man "who Organizes

victory," made a rather remarkable speech on the 3rd inst. A proposal had been made to reduce the term of service to two years, but the General affirmed that the short term......

Who Governs The British Army? We Pay For It, But

who governs it? Last Thursday week Sir J. Pakington consented to limit flogging to men reduced from the first class, that is, to about a tenth of the Army, and to confine it to......

Baron Ricasoli Has Placed His Resignation In The Hands Of

the King of Italy. No explanation has reached England, but we presume it to be this. Ricasoli is pledged to the Vatican to carry out his ecclesiastical scheme, but finds he......

London Was Startled On Monday By A Telegram Stating That

Russia had ceded all Russian America to the United States, and the treaty needed only the ratification of the Senate, which, by the way, is reported doubtful, the price to be......

The Sultan Has, It Is Stated, Declined To Cede Crete

on the demand of the four Continental Powers. Indeed, if gossip may be trusted, the Grand Vizier has not dared to show his master the "collective note," fearing an instant......

The Paris Exhibition Was " Opened " On 1st April,

by the Emperor in person. It is chiefly full of unpacked boxes. The Commission has undertaken too much, very little is ready, and the scene is dreary in the extreme. By the 1st......

The Speech On The Budget Was Amusing Chiefly For Its

indi- cations of Mr. Disraeli's charming state of spirits. The depression under which he laboured during the first series of Reform messes has quite *Bed away, and the success......

Mr. Massey, Indian Chancellor Of The Exchequer, Produced...

on the 5th of March. For 1865-1866 he had a surplus,— chiefly matter of account,—but for 1866-67 he had a deficit of 2,395,2471., caused chiefly by the Bombay panic, which......

Mr. Gladstone, Of Course, Gave Mr. Disraeli's Proposals...

support, excepting so far as they involved the great increase in the Army and Navy Estimates. Even on that point he said that "there are particular reasons at the present moment......