St. Johiis, Aug. 4. The steamship Kangaroo from Liverpool Üóth via Queenstown 26th uit., passed Cape Race at 11 P. M. Friday. She was boarded by the news boat of the Associated Press, and a sumraary of her news ubtained. The steamship Anglo-Saxon, from Quebec, arrived at Liverpool on the 24th. Much of the Kangaroo's report is anticipated by the arrival of tbe Australasia. Gueat Britain. - The House of Commons had adopted a resolution placing the mail and other contracta, in future, under the control of Pari iament. Franob' - The Paris JJourse feil per cent under Lord Palmorston's speech. - The routes closcd on the 24th at 67f 80c. It was reported that the Conference on the Swiss queation had been indefinitely adjounied. Tlie Emperor of Austria arrived at Toplitz on the 24th, but the Prince Regent of Prussia had not arrived. Naples and Sicily. - The Neapolitans evacuated Messina, Mellaggo and Syraeuse and were being trausported to Naples. It was reported that Garibaldi was preparing for a descent on the ïnainland. Revolutionary demonstrations had taken place at Naples. A Paris telegram says the Sardinian government conseuts to support Garibaldi in a proposal for a bíx inonths' truce between Naples and him. Svria. - It was reported that s Conference would be held at Paris, in relation to Syria. The Porte had notified the Western Powers of the conclusión of peacc between the Druses and Maronitcs. He proposed, nevcrtheless, to act with the utmost rigor against the authors of the massacre. It was reported that the Porte had protested against French iutervention, and that the expedition was stopped. Latkst via. Quebxstown. - London, 2bth. - The Daily News' city article, dated Wednesday evening, says the funds to-day were firinei', and closed at au improvement of 1-8 per cent. A. rally occurrred on the Paris Bourse this afternoon, but was not generally known till after the close of the Stock Exchange. - The other markets were also firmer, and there was an almost general advauco in British railway stocks. Advices from Paris state that the firm of Grandville, in tlie hide and leather trade, had failed. Liabilities L120,000.