Serious disturbances have taken place at Belina, in Bosnia.  The Christians
there having built a church, the Turks pulled it down, and committed other
excesses.  They also attempted to murder the bishop.

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The Austrian police, to clear Vienna of the crowd of vagabonds and thieves
which infested it, has just arrested 400 of them together, and has had them
taken off at once to the galleys at Venice and Trieste.

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Louis Philippe has engaged M. Horace Vernet to paint three pictures
representing the bombardment of Tangiers, the taking the island of Mogadore,
and the battle of Isly.

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A war steamer constructed of mahogany, and intended to be the largest in the
world, is on the **ocks and will probably be launched in April next.  She is
to be called the "Terrible".

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Two-thirds of the city of San Carlos, the principal town in the island of
Chiloe, the most southern province in the Chilian republic, have been
destroyed by fire.

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A government agent has visited Sunderland, and surveyed and approved the
site selected by the Public Walks Committee as a recreation ground for the
inhabitants.

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A ballot will take place this autumn to complete the English and Scotch
militias, for which purpose it is expected an order in council with
forthwith be issued. - "Standard"