Dr. Schliemann began this year at Hissarlik a new series of excavations, which until recently did not uncover anything of special importance. But it is just announced that he has been again successful. In the lower portion of the hill of Hissarlik he has opened a series of holes, corridors and vaults which, according to his confident belief, are ruins of the citadel of ancient Pergamos. Dr. Schliemann adds that the researches he has recently been prosecuting have convinced him that the views he has hitherto held respecting the sight of Ilium, and of many of the relics he formerly discovered, will require very considerable modification. [Ex.