LIGHTNING FLASHES. Turkey is preparing lor a desperate conflict. The London papers urge vigorous war measures. British merchants decline to charter Russian vessels. If Victor Emanuel enters Rome, the Pope will go to Malta. The Darien surveying expedition will sail December 1st. Berlin papers are significantly silent on the Russian question. "Rumors of French successes before Paris are current in London. The Independence Beige fay3 Prussia Prus-sia will interfere in favor of the Pope. Turkey proposes a European Congress Con-gress to consider the demands of Russia. Rus-sia. The French fleet has late'y made many captures in the Baltic and North Sea. It is rumored that the Prussian government gov-ernment proposes to purchase St. Domingo. Do-mingo. Trochu has made another-great sortie, sor-tie, with alleged success, against the Germans. The forces of Prince Frederick Charles and Der Tann are rapidly effecting a junction. A meeting of the members of the Army of the Cumberland takes place at Cleveland on the 24th. A strikers' riot occurred at Wee-hawken Wee-hawken on Wednesday night. Three men vvere severely injured. It is reported in Berlin that England has made another demand fir an armistice arm-istice between Prussia and France. Twenty-five persons were injured by an explosion in ' a cartridge factory, near Birmingham, England, on Thursday. Thurs-day. Exemptions from m'litary service in Britain have been limited, and all classes of military men are summoned to duty. Antonelli has addrcsped a strong protest to the great powers against the forcible occupation of Rome by the Italians. Manton Marble has resumed the management of the New York World, after several months' absence on account ac-count of bad eyes. The Russian note to the Porte was conciliatory in tone, but insisted on a revision of the treaty of Parii; the Sultan will return an energetic reply. The Russian semi-official press thinks the European powers will consent to a modification of the treaty of Paris; and relies on the peaceful attitude of the British ministry to prevent war. The "peace-at-any-price" party, -in Europe, are said to find themselves unable to resist the popular demand against Russia, unless she recedes from her present position. Rev. Baldwin Young, Methodist missionary returned from China, says in the first ten years of the mission no converts were made ; now there are nearly 2000 native converts. Rev. Baldwin Young says Burling-amo's Burling-amo's mission misrepiesented the Chinese, who do not want railroads, telegraphs, tele-graphs, and all the modern improvements improve-ments with American brains to make them. The London Morning 2Just says the cause of France has now become the cause of Eurooe, and all the neutral powers are bound to assist her to obtain ob-tain peace, or aid her while England, Italy, Austria and Turkey whip Russia.