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SPECIAL TELEGRAMS.

London, Nov. 24. Russia has notified her withdrawal from' the Paris: Treaty as regards the neutralization of the Black Sea, but without abrogating the other stipulations of. the treaty of 1856. Bussian complicity is suspected. Lord Granville's reply was outspoken, firm, and courteous, but condemned Bussian repudiation. Austria, Turkey, and Italy join in remonstrating with Busßia. A panic occurred on the Stock Exchange, Consols falling two per cent. Turkish Stock fell five. ,-.->. i The English Press and the nation approve Lord Granville's reply. European telegrams indicate a peaceful solution. ' Orleans is evacuated by the Prussians, an : d occupied by the French. | A grand sortie from Paris is expected, in combination with a rear attack by the armies of the Loire and the west. |j The Duke of Aoßta has been elected^ King of Spain. j : The Wool Bales are progressing steadily, and the opening prices arS EiaintainGd- ' "Wheat has advanced three chilling? per quarter. !

( The Cerberus had arrived at Gibraltar on Nov. 18.

■: The Corona, troopship, arrived at Plymouth on Nov. 16. ! New Zealand consolidated debentures are 97£ ; consols, 92f. Dr Plumptre is dead.

London, Nov. 26. Eussia's reply to Lord Granville is firm but conciliatory. , Lord Granville visited the Queen before summoning the Cabinet Council. I The Prussian Government have asked Parliament for another war contribution of fifteen millions sterling.

A naval engagement has taken place off Havannah between French and Prussian steamers ; both were disabled and put into Havannah. Gambetta has visited the army, urging them to march to deliver Paris. A new French army is forming at Toulouse.

The Berlin Press declare that Germany must unflinchingly prosecute the war.

On the 19th Garibaldi surprised 750 Germans at Chatillon Sur Seine, killing and taking all. On the 23rd the Germans occupied a long line of country from Auxerres to Dreux.

No proposition for a simple armistice will henceforth be entertained.

The speech, from the Throne in the j Berlin Parliament rejoices in theun-| precedented German successes, but believes that France will take the aggressive on the first opportunity, and insists on a partial restoration of the country formerly conquered from Germany as a condition of peace. Gortschakoff repudiates any desire to raise the Eastern question, acknowledges the position of Turkey amongst European nations, and demands the removal of all restrictions, allowing Turkey equal rights.

A decree of the Czar orders the recruitment of the army on the Prussian plan. A Berlin official circular anticipates a peaceful solution of the Black Sea question, at the same time acknowledging the existence of a good understanding between Prussia and Russia. It is asserted that a fleet of Russian ironclads were at JVicolaief.

Great enthusiasm prevails in Russia, and large bodies of Russian troops are assembled in the south.

The Sublime Porte was calling out its reserves, declares to the other Powers that it has experienced a painful surprise at the issue of the Russian circular, and hopes they will prevent the consummation of an act tending to destroy international relations. Prussia expects to exercise a conciliatory influence.

Unreliable reports are current respecting dissensions in the English Cabinet relative to Russia.

The reply of Gortschakoff to Lord Granville maintains his former position, but states that he is willing to enter upon negociations.

The Emperor of Austria, in a speech delivered at Pesth, lays Btress on these grave complications. Mr Mottley, the American Ambassador, was recalled on November 15. The total amount of bullion in the Bank of England is twenty -two millions.

The Austrian Ministry has resigned. London, Nov. 28. The next Russian reply is anxiously expected. The Times correspondent at Versailles telegraphs that Prussia proposes a conference on the Eastern question, upon the .Russian note being withdrawn.

The French are massing large forces on the Loire, and a great battle is impending. , ..: ...... The New Zealand andßrindisi mails are just delivered. The wool sales close to-morrow. Sir Roderick Murchison is dangerously ill. Consols, 92f .

A press telegram from St. Petersburg states that a Conference has been agreed upon to settle the Black Sea question according to the proposal of Prussia.

A battle was fought near Amiens, lasting all yesterday. The French retreated to the fortress.

lia Fere capitulated. The Germans claim the victory outside Orleans, and report the French loss bb several thousand at Amiens. Obi* tf aet. ■— - AreLdeacoii Buiiey, Hon. Stuart Wortley.

London, Nov. 29. The French have evacuated Amiens. A battle is in progress at Chateaudun and Montargis. The German right threatens Tours.

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SPECIAL TELEGRAMS., Star, Issue 807, 27 December 1870

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SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. Star, Issue 807, 27 December 1870

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