23 AUGUST 1856, Page 9

The Russian Government seems inclined to court its Jewish subjects.

A telegraphic despatch from St. Petersburg states that "the Emperor has ordered each Government to send five Jewish deputies to St. Peters- burg, to form a Council on Jewish affairs."

The Paris telegraph reports " that Prussia has resolved on summary vengeance on the pirates of the Riff. A despatch from Berlin states that an English squadron will cooperate with the Prussian expedition."

Letters from Constantinople in the French journals speak of attempts now in progress to raise the vessels in the harbour of Sebastopol as "likely to be successful."