Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 13, 1849, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 13, 1849 Page 3
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AFFAIRS ABROAD. Ovr London CorrotpondeiM, London, Friday Evening, Feb. 9,1849. Coming of Parliament? Imws for hrtland? Arm Reduction.?Elect ten*?New Minister for th Untttd States? Literary and Theatrical NetosGtneral Intelligence?The Cholera?Money an. Railway Markets. At length the PuiHement baa been opened b; the Queen in peison. The state carriages vrer ordered out; the servants put on their gaye: dresses; foreign ministers and ambassador weie iu tuil attendance; and in due time, Her Ma jesty read ber speech to the dutiful lairds and Com mons. Tne document was, like all others of tl kind, very ambiguous, aud promised nothing. Th outline in my last, approached pretty nearly to th original; lor alter intimating that a suspension c arms had keen effected, both {in the northern an. southern Darts of Europe, it touched upon the r< cent rebellion in the Punjuub, and recommendei the repeal of the nat igation laws. Ireland, as matter ot course, was not forgotten, nor was th loyally of the Knglieh people so insignificant i matter as to be passed over slightly; this was,there fore, specially alluded to ; and then, after a gentle hint that the estimates should be more econo micallv framed, the 8|ieech was ended. It hat been deemed prudent by the ministers to omital mention of our relations with foreign countries and from some unexplained reason, mention wai not made of the puBiiii treaty with the United States Taken altogether, much dieSMtisfactisn could not bt evinced at the speech. These manifestos art really become of so ridiculous an import as to provoke Utile or no ciittcism ; people treat them verj silentlv; lor it has become the practice to mystifj their meaning to such an extent, as to make i scarcely worm while to attempt to unravel it. Ai might be antu-iim'ed, there were debates on th< address in both houses, and amendments proposer by Lord Stanley in the Lords, and Mr b'lsrael in the Commons. In the House of Peers th< speeches were Mat, and the address was carrier by a majority of two only. The debate in the lower house was more spirited. Mr. D'lsraeli't speech was brilliant, sarcastic, and to the point, ai tar a9 conveying a censure on the ininisterii policy could be termed ; hut after entering at con tiderable length into the various topics embracer in the royal speech, his amendment?" that we re grt't to be compelled humbly to repre3eut tr your Majesty, that neither your relations witf foreign powers, nor the state of the revenue nor the condition of the commercial and ma nufacturiug interests in this country, arr such as, in our opinion, justity us in address ing your Majesty in the language of congratula tion, end that large portions of the agriculture and colonial intereatsof the empire are laboring un der a state ot progressive depression, calculated tr excite apprehension and anxiety,"?was withdrawn. The only important matter of debatr yet introduced has been the discussion upsi the continued suspension of the habeas enrjm act in Ireland. The speech intimated that tin government would ask, at the earliest oppor tunity, for au extension of the powers grantei to the Lord Lieutenant of that country. There wa a sharp debate on the measure; but with a singf exception or two, the opposition was confined n me irisn niemoers. u is a pity mat nieaiiB or i more conciliatory nature are not taken to gain th affections of the people of Ireland. Coercive mea lures may be brought into operation, and renewed but will never produce the deaired etiect. As lonj as the Irish church exists, there will never be peao and contentment m that quarter; do away witl this, and a great plague-spot will be removed. Th bill passed the first reading in the Commons, am will be taken into the Lords without delay. The work of reduction in the liuglish army ha already commenced in real earnest. Orders havi been issued by the commander-in-chief, (the Duki of Wellington,) to discharge those who are sickl; and unlikely to become good soldiers; also, thosi who are drunkards and men of bad character; and also, to allow those to retire from the service wh< may wish to do so. It is made an exceptionclaua in the act that sons of soldiers, born in the army, o those brought up in our military asyluma, are to bi retained. Recruiting in all regiments is for th present susi ended. The contemplated diminutioi through thin-warrant will be ten thousand men 1m mediately, thus effecting some saving in the ex penditure. A corresponding reduction is about t be made in several branches of the civil service the stump office will be consolidated with the ex cise, and most ot the duties periormed by the oth cers ot the last mentioned department. The election of a member of Parliament for Leo minster has terminated in the choice of a son c Sir Robert Peel. Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton was immediately after the vacancy, a candidate, am had even aadrtsred the electors; but either findini his chance doubtful, or trom private mocireswhicl have not been allowed to find their way to th public ear, he suddenly retired, and Mr. Henr Peel h&B walked over the course. This younj gentleman protr sees his political creed toassimi'at with his father's. Upon essentinl matters the] coincide, (how admirably convenient!) so thi newly elected member takes his seat under the po litical protection ot his father. Report speak favorably of his abilities, not that it is for an in atant conceived he possesses Sit Robert's talent He may, however, under ms guidance, soon as sume the ready confidence and parliamentary tac of bis father. The maiden citeech of the son i looked forward to with interest. Sir Francis Baring, the Frst Lord of the Admi rgjty, has been rtturned, without opposition, to Portsmouth. It is fortunate that this member o the administiation should be the representative o one of the largest dockyard towns in Europe. A change will shortly be made in.the office o British minister to the United States. Sir H Pakenliam is to return, and his appointment is an nounced to be filled by Sir Henry Bulwer, (brothe to the novelist,) whom this country was compelled - u?? a duuj i uiiic iv Ktan uviii tivn you will like the newly appointed minieier is i matter we will not dare conjecture on this side o the Atlantic: The change will be carried into ef feet as soon as existing arrangements will permit There has been quite a stir mode here by a work entitled "America Compared with England.' The book was reviewed, less than a fortnight since by the Timet, in a very unfavorable manner Charges were made ngainstits author of endeavor ing to subvert the institution ot marriage, and many other matters of a similar tendency- T< this allegation he replied, denying the truth of the accusation, and plainly told the Timet writer he could not have lead the book. As far as the controversy has gone?and it is not likely to be renewed?the author of '^America Compared with England" appears to be tight; and, what is almost as pleasant, people think him so, much to the discomfiture of the staff employed on the leading journal. The strictures of the Timet on the work have caused it to .have an immense sale; so tnat, doubtless, the author laughs in his sleeve at the whole affair, which answers his purpose in giving publicity to the book more effectually than a hun dred advertisements would have done. Your readers will be soiry to read, in the list ol bankrupts, the nameot Mr. Simmonds, the coloaia agent, ana the editor of the Colonial Magattn* The turn which this gentleman's affairs hav< taken, have caused much regret, as it is wel known he has been most energetically striving, foi some time past, to call the attention of the Ehglist government to the stute of their colonies. Hu magazine has had for its almost sole object thti view. The failure of the newspaper entitled th< Courier, started by Mr. Simmonds, about four teen months back, is reported to have embarrasset him. Mr. Drouet, the person against whom the coro reib's jury returned a verdict of manslaughter, to; hnatptiini; the dentil ot the children at Tooting terms in a very uneasy situation. He has, rathe cunningly, adopted a method by which he clearl] hopes to remove from the public mind uny unfa vorable opinion they may have formed of his pro ceedinga. He has had the arylum cleaned out properly ret in order, and exhibited te the public Of course, it bears no more resemblance to th< place that was in being two or three months ago than do two opposite colors seem like each other The rme has not succeeded so well as conld b< wished by Drouet, tor some indefatigable news papers have already cautioned the pnblic again* the deception. His trial will be heard next term but il rt tnbutive justice were administered. thes< guardians of the poor who farmed the children a Tooting, should have equal punishment witl Drouet. It would not be amiss to make them al Jive op the seme fo<-d, and be clothed in the sam< raiment, foronfciear, as those poor children, i practical check would be given to the existence o so barbarous a practice. Theatre a pre no Ubilirs of interest. The Co VtlH Garden Italian Opera is announced to opei ilie first week in March, and Lumley's origins Iio-jie soon al'er. Jinny Lind will again sing a the I alter theatre. Mrs Mowatt's play ot "Ai niand * Is being played at the Marleybone nightly and ttocreases,rather than otherwise, in attracting The America arrived at Liverpool, oa the even iiig ol Sunday, the 4th inst., with the customer mails, and n fair number of passengers. A very serious murder has just been discovere to have been perpetrated, near Brighton, on th person of a Mr. Griffiths,a solicitor. He had bee collecting moneys, and waa returning, in a chaise home, wnen he was robbed and shot through th breast. A reward of two hundred pounds has bee ittned for the apprehension of the murderers. A imprest is now bring held, but has not terminatec in the recent unfortunate colliery rxplos on cav at Wordsbrough Dale, where seventy-five persons were kill'd. The cholera ? not entirely suppressed, and the returns ot the Board of Health, of the Stli instant, show that there were 8# new cases, 41 of whom y are dead, and the rest under medical treatment. The weather is exceedingly mild. There is a rumor that Mr. Seargeant Talfourd, - the eminent lawyer and writer, will shortly be d promoted to the Bench it being in contemplation on the pan ol one of the Judges to retire. The report, however, is premature and unlikely <o liapJ pen. e Some steeple chases have been run at Clieltenlt limn within the last few days; but the Chester cup M'd lie Liverpool atieple tliase have )ct to coine * off. Trade of all kinds is as brisk as could be ex* petted, both in London and the provinces, and tht re is plenty ot emt>loyni' nt for those who can unci will work. There h is been a steady rise ia ? the money market Bince the last steamer left for a lh#? I n I ft-ft StMtpd Kfn/iif n tif eueru Hfuoriutinn t have advanced a liitl**. Consul* to-day are ?juote?4 rtesdilv at 924 and Three and a Charter Per ? Cents 93 Mo-t of the foreign stork.* have gone !- up, as well. Mexican* are 264, Spanish Fives lt>i, j and Dutch Two and a Halt" Per Cents 50. An advance corresponding with consols has also been a visible 111 the Railway Market. Nearly all tne e lines are quoted at better pi ices, and thee la plena tv ot ren in toi ajlarttier rise,(or m many cases they are to be hud lor much below their reul value. eEst tktaf. Affairs of the Krtucll Republic. I [Ccrretpondenon of the London Chronicle.] I P.vms, Monday evening, Feb 19, 1819. The general election, which, in consequence of the recent decision ot the National Assembly, must now ot necessity take place in the course of the ' month of April, will have a most important intlu" ence on the future prospects of France; but it ts singular to remark, that hitherto the Paris news' papers have been almost entirely Bilenton the sub' ject. It must not, however, be supposed that their silence proceeds from indifference. There is no subject thut at the present moment occupies so much public attention as the elections, or in w hich j so much real activity is displayed. The fact is, I j that the silence of the newspapers is the result of , prudence. Each patty bus its central committee j silting in Pans, which issues the mot iVordre. Ihe central committee gives directions natonly to ' its metropolitan organs, but to the branch committees, established all over the departments; thus , the centralization system, which had such powerful influence en the evsrem of government in the country, is applied ana carried out in all the parties into which the body politic is divided. ~ 1 have, in former letters, given you some account | oi the election committees formed by the different , parlies into which the National Assembly is divi* ded. It the Assembly there are five great parlies j ?the liepubiic&nB de la Veille, the Moderns, the M outs guards, the Pure Republicans, and a section ol the Republicans de la Veille, known as the j adherents of the Executive government, which preceded the administration of which Geneial ' Cavaignac was the head. Each of these parties have organized a committee, aud they are each ' preparing programmes, which are to be issued in ' the course ot the present week. The Modems, who are also known as the Club of the Rue de Poitiers, is by far the most import? ant of these sections, not only on account of its 1 numerical strength, but oil account of the eminent j* names which it possesses among its members. ' Uy wards ol 3C0 of the most noted members of the ? National Assembly are members ol it, and among ? them are MM. Thiers, Berryer, Mole, De Montalembeit, De Kemusat, De Malleville, and a host ol e oibers. It will be observed, that amoug the members are many partisans of the house of Orleans, as ' well as deemed legitimists, and the party may be ^ considered ss the living emblem ot the recnnciliaF tion and union of the supporters ot the two branches ? ol the house of Bourbon. Out of this party, the P President ot the republic formed his first ministry, and it still remains in power. I have already informed you that the Club ol the Rue de Poitiers has recently formed an election committee oi 3<> p members, who are to have tha management of all ? that is to be done on behalt ot the party throughout riuuvc. j^tei iiigiii, uir .>u iiicmutrrs niei m me residence of Count Mofe, when a sub committee ' was appointed to select 30 members of the mode? rate party, not being members ot the National As? eembly, who are to complete the committee.' On * Thursday next, the programme ol the party, with ? a list of the <>?i members ot the committee, is to be ? publish* d. The programme declares that the party. ot which the c?miMitee is the organ,is an avowed " union ot all the conservative parties against social* ' ist ideas, secret tendencies, and the radical reform ? of the constitutn n." At one ot the reeent ;? meetings of the Club of the Rue de Poitiers. " a difference occurred between MM. Thiers and l~ lierryer on the one part, and the Marquis de la Rochejaquelin on the other. M. de la Rochejaf quelin proposed that the election committee of the club should be formed of sixty members, among t wnom fifteen should b? Legitimists, fifteen Orlean" ists, fifteen Bonapartists, and the remaining fifteen P Moderate Republicans. This motion was reject ed, and it is said that M. de la Rochejaquelin is ? consequently to leave the club. ? The new party which has recently sprung up un| der the auspices of M. Napoleon Bonaparte, the i son of the ex-King Jerome, is one ot considerable ? importance, as its numbers and influence are likelv meatlv to extpnH. At nrc?pnl if in in ita inf.m. " cy. The committee has chosen M. Napoleon Bonaparte as its president, and two representatives, nrmely, MM. Ambert Ca/elles and Coute, as secretaries. The programme of this party is to be " published, it is said, to-morrow or next day, but * the list ot the committee is net to be published till it has attained the number ot 120 members, which, it appears, is not yet the case. " The Rivubiicans de la VtiUt are represented r by the chrb of the Palais National. It consists enr tirely of the partv which supported Gen. Cavaignac, and of wmch M.Marrast, M. Senard, See., ars r the leading members. This is, perhaps, thn largest, ana at the same time, moat compact of the ' parties in the Assembly: but since its defeat in * the election of the President, it has lost much ot its importance. It is thought that it will lose a ' large portion of its members by the dissolution. A section of the Rtpubltcant dt la VeilU, which I et parated from the main body alter the insurrection of June, and established itself under the name ol the Club of the Institute, is a small hut in flumtial party. Almost all the members of the , executive government are members of it, and among them MM. de Lamartine, Marie, Pag nerre, Barthelemv St. Hilaire, &c. &c. Negotia" lions have recently been opened between this ar[ ty and the pure Bonapartists, of which M. Napoleon Bonaparte is the head; and it is not improba, ble that a union will be formed between them. ; Should it take place, the united paity will be a most important one. | The only remaining party is that of the Montag' nards, or the advocates of the Rtjyubliqut democratize el tociale. It is almost unnecessary to say mat M. Ledru Rollin is the head of Una party. \ For some time there was a split between the red ' republicans and the socialists, but they have of late soldered up their differences, and they now work J together. Their prospects are, however, not very ' promising. They have no place of meeting, fo*, \ whea the present ministry showed a disposition to suppress all political clubs,the Montagnards, knewi ing that their fate was certain, closed tneir place of meeting of their own accord. They have hitherto made no open demonstration of their intentions , with respect to the elections, but the probability is j that many of them will lose their seats. . It is probable that the election of Louis Nnpoleon as President may be taken as a pretty safe mdication o* the result of the approaching election. The . new legislative Assembly will be composed pnn, cipally of Legitimists and Bonapartists. As to the Republicans of all shades, it is supposed that they | will suffer considerably, and that many ot the most rtmarkable ot those who sprung into notoriety im. mediately after the Revolution of February will f lumiiir uaci\ unci mcir uriuiuaj uoscuruy. 11 10 not nt all improbable that in the second legislature J of the Republic, the Republicans, as compared with . either the Legitimists or Bonapartists, will form a . verv insignihcant minority. Paris, WrdmrbtiaY ETiNir?o, Feb. 21.?There can be no doubt that the line of policy as regards * the recent revolution ct Rome, indicated ysster' day by M. Drouyn de Lhuye, in the National AsEembly, is satitlactorv to the great masB of the ' people of France, although it is far from being ' pleasing to the National and the organs of the Red Republicans. The nature of the discussion, ? as one of the Paris papers observes, was such that . neither party in the National Assembly was wil' ling to reveal all its views and intentions. The , Mountain concealed its attacks upon the principle , of religion and order under the delusivs veil of 1 lik?r?v and tka nnrtisans ol tne government would B not openly declare] that,! in re fusing to adro1^ ,n# ] , Roman Republicans to tne sympathy 1-a support f oi the Frebth batiob, they are a^lQate(j by a de* '.tiininaUnfc to reject all attempts propagandist!), which would render France odioua to the tedding j powers oT Eurojv^ and expose her to ihe aominaI tion of & pe*,nr irom whose violence she has ret cently r scared, after having seen her finances brought to the brink of mm, and the cause of orfi?r placed in extreme jeopardy. Tkfc real question k' appears to be, is France to undertake a crusade of ' pi opsgandism wherever republicans contrive for a moment to raise their heads^ Her great object ' fhould be to consolidate her own institutions, and . cot interfere wildly with those of other States. " There is no reason why France should not be in alliance with monarchical States, and there is no gusranty that she will find true friendship in other ' republics. There may be a sympathy tor republicanism, but it should never be earned to the exj: tent of compromising French honor and French interests, and, above all, it should never be shown |* to the d< tnment of the cause of order and religion ? of whatever form, for without ihem no goven i meat can be strong, no people can be happy, n , juat rights, whether of personal security, or sec rity rfproperty. can be respected, i The National Assembly to-day resumed the dit I cusaion on tha electoral law The 60th claus* . relative to the number of votes necessary for th validity of an election, gave rise to a long debate in the course of which five or six amendments wer brought forward and rejected. The plan propose by the committee, namely, that a candidate, i order to be elected, should have the voiea of e Jtijst one-eighth of the whole number of the cle? toi a inscribed in the lists, was ultimately adopter The whole of the remaining clauses, to the 73 were hleO adopted 1 hHve already inarmed you that all the partte ii'to which the great inas? of the body politic' Hauce is divide d ate at the present mouu u: basil uigsged 111 organizing their respective forces, an preparing lor the mommtous bt uugle which th approaching general election will donhtles* |>r? duce. and which will probab'y decide the fate i the French government for some time to, i regard not only to its ptrtonntl, but its form, have alto given you a sketch of the election con niittecs which ars in the course ol formation i Paris under the auspices ol the dilfereut leaders and the eilort making on the part ol sotne ol thei to add to their strength and importance by jud clone coalitions, it appears that these efforts hiv hitherto not produced any very important results On Monday last an interview took plHcebeiwce the President of the republic and MM. Thieti Mole, and Beriyer. on the subject of the committe of the Club of tne Rue de Poitiers. Very little h i been published by the papers on the subject of tin meeting, but it is generally enough spoken of i society. The President expressed Ins full confl dence in the parties under whose auspices the com nnttee in question has been formed, and in ih objects and intentions of the committee itself; br he suggested that, in order to meet tSe scruples c ihote who imagined that th? club of the Rue d i'oitiera was coni|>osed of persona who sought no thing else but a return to the dynasty ot the Houi boos under some sha;>e or other, it would be de suable it some republicans, known to be friends t General Cavaignac, and some known Buaap irtisti were added to the committee. MM. Thiers, Mole and Berryer, at once expressed th^ir readiness t act on the suggestion ; and, in the course ot yen terday, negotiations were open with MM. Dufaure Vivien, Laniuinais, G. de Beaumont, and De Coui teles, who are Blends ot General Cavaignac, an with MM Abbatucciand Vieillard.twoof the moi inlimate friends of the President. I have nt heard the result of the negotiation with the Bons oaitista; but, as regards the republicans, it ha nuheito tailed. MM. Dutaure, Vivien, and th others, have refused to become members ot th committee, en the ground that it is composed en tireiy ot Monarchists, among whom they would b an insigniueant minority, and mat tneir presence in such circumstances, instead of smoothing mai ters, would increase the difficulties. The const <jueuce is. (hat the committee will be compose almost entirely of Orleanists and moderate Legit; mists. The committee at the head of which M. Nape leon Bonaparte has placed himself, calls itself th Cniute Kepublicam Napolcomen. The Piesidec ot the republic continues to assume a neutral posi tion between the committee and that ot the Hue d Poitiers, but he cannot look with any marked die fauslitciion upon a party which is got up avowed! in lavor of his own pretensions, whatever the may be, and which is formed ot persons who lool to hint atone, and to the family to which he be longs, for advancement and greatness. It was orv of the extraordinary parts of the position of th President, thav, owing his election, as he did, i a greet measure, to the support ol the Monarchist! almost every man in his councils belonged to tin party, and a Bonapartiet was hardly to be dii covered anywhere. The object of this commute is evidently to All this void; and it remains t be seen whether it will succeed or not. Oue i the plans sH^gested is that ot looking out tor me ot ability, hitherto unknown in politics ; and it supposed that the Councils-General will supply considerable number. In the meantime, I u.ide stand that the ministry look upon M. Napoleci Bonaparte's committee with considerable jealous; and that it still threatens to disavow it. The man feeto ol this committee has been drawn up by M Napoleon Bonaparte, but is not yet published, protests against the pretensions ot monarchic and dynasties of all kinds, and appeals in favor < conciliation to all parties, on the ground that not) ol the old parties were satisfactory to the countr or sufficiently strong to maintain order. It cor eludes by alluding to the programme issued b Prirxrp 1 rutin M a nnlnnrt Ilununarfo ?t? iIia una <1 his election, and holds it up as the object for th realization of which the committae will strenuous ly contend. Very little haa been said, hitherto, of the candi dates to be brought forward at the ensuing alec tious. M. Thiers, who was returned for the d< partment oi the Seine, but was elected for th Seine Inferieure, is again spoken of as a candidat for the department of the Seine. MM. Horace Sa and Roger (dn Nord) are also spoken of, bt nothing is hitherto fixed. The committee of th club ot the Rue de Poitiers has already contrive to give oflence to a considerable body of the cor servatives, by a resolution which it is said to iiHV adopted, to oppose MM. Guizot, Dumont, Ducht tel, Hebert, and d'Haubersaert, wherever they ma be brought forward. On the other haad, it la sai to have resolved that it will support only fourtee out of the thuty-four members who at present re present the department of the Seine. A special committee, formed out ot the old mem bers el the clnb of the Institute, has already com menced its proceedings oa the subject of the aj preaching elections. Among them are MM. Gat nier Pages, Pagnene, BartheTemy St. Hilairc, Du clerc, Arc. They have published the following manifesto MASIVEATO or THE MODES ATE ERrOBLIC. The undersigned representatives, after hiring oon staotly practised, in the Constituent Assembly, thi polioy or conciliatory moderation in the name of whici several parliamentary olubs bare been formed, amoaj others that of the Institute and of the Counoil of State consider it their duty to point out in a frank deolara tioa the ideas which, in their opinion, ought to pre side over the new election, in order to respond to thi necessities of a new state of things. Franee is on thi eve of a great and decisive trial. In a few weeks shi will be called on to oomplete her institutions by th< election of the members of the Legislative Assembly The French people, who hare already made the selemt application of universal suffrage, who have so admire bly understood the duties Imposed on them by the ex erclse of their sovereign right?the people will again on this occasion, know how to produce from the ballot inguxnsthe consolidation of order, of peace, and o society. The Government whloh organises the Repub lie of 1848, is made not to oontinne the revolution, bu to close it. Unexpected and arising out of oomplloa tlonsand faults henceforth forgotten, the Republli ought not to be one of party, but one of progress an< of necessity. Its cause of existence Is at the saan time its evident legitimacy, and the averred weaknesi or all other forms of government; its honor la to re mailt the government Of all, to appeal to the efforts an< devotedness of all; its strength is the rational de velopcment of all rights, the ennobling of all duties; it advantages will be to increase labor, to enlarge th already wide bass of property, and to extend public as slstance to all who merit it. Let not the electors, by it resolution, weakness, or guilty passion, compromls publio order, which has been strengthened by it successive viotoriea over anaroby, and by the la creasing progress of a spirit of conciliation. Le us continue the work thus commenced, by improi lag it; let us beware of any attempt at a counter revo lotion; let us not, after so many sufferings and trlali put in danger the very existenoe of society. Let u know how to close energetically the career of revolo tlons. Any intrigue, any conspiracy against our re publican institutions, would be a orime. Lot those whi batch men conspiracies ieei wen aasureu cek, una* whatever pretext they may shield themselves, they ar not the leee guilty nor lees anarohioal than thru enrage pertnrbators, who have stained oar streets wltl blood, lor they aleo prepare a otvll war. Aa a oondltioi of our votes, let ne demand from every candidate i formal adheeion to the inetltntione founded in th name of the nation by the whole Constituent Aeeetn bly, and a loyal co-operation to the President elects* by universal suffrage. The oountry wished, by the Im posing eleotlon of the 10th Dseember, to associate th glorious name of Napoleon Bonaparte with th strengthening of the republic. Good elti/.*ne shoal* set arlde their previous differences of opinion, am unite in the sentiments whloh henceforth become i powerful guaranty of order, of calm, and of prosperity It is to attain that object, it Is In that spirit, whleh w think It our duty to address ourselves to our fellow ettlsens. Let the wisdom of the people dlsoour?~? botl those sterile hopes that are kept up by the r?gr?te of past which can never be revived hut at th* eostofsan guinary catastrophes, and those v. useless soheme which, by vain and odious atopictheories, oomprc mite the most sacred princ pies of socUl order. Let u only aceept those who will 'rf0,?tly ltr.nfth8m wba hu bt?n onUb ibid, ir^tia^*. ?? . Sl mM' 1**'lL?^ "- honest Ann and oonollii tl* < ' -men*. Th'; ia the only means of safstj - or pait, ws shall be happy If we ean contribute t i instil into tin minds of the electors those patriotl convictions V.hicb have been (Ivan ns by painful sa petiencv, and we believe we shall have rendered to th country the moat useful servlse In ear power. P. S.?I have iust learned that, in consequent: of the refusal of MM. Duiaure, Vivien, and the re publicans dt la ViUle, to join the committee of th club of the Hue de Poitiers, a meeting took piac to-day between MM. Thiers, Mole, and Betryei and MM. Napoleon Bonaparte, Abbatucct, Conti fc. The club of the Hue de Poitiera offers to plac fifteen Bonapartists on its committee, on conditio] that the committee, of which M. Napoleon Bona parte is the President, should be broken up. It will be remembered that it was calculated tha the reduction on the duty en salt would produce i loss to the treasury ol upwards of sixty millions o francs. The Minister ot the Finances has just pub lishrd a statement, from which it apppears that comparing the receipts for the month ofJanuar" ( the present year with that of 1848, the loss he* bee greatly e xaggetated. II the receipts for th", r*mair >ng months be equal to the first, the loss W1jj n< , be above two qj ihrrt millions. \ I- I <??ylon. o Our advices from Colombo (Ceylon) are to the i- Ifch ?f Junuary. The events of the preceding n ( t'c Dot afford auytlungof public importance, j- The (ears of another outbreak amongst the natives ?, apiear to have passed away, and all matters seem e .quit 1 in the interior. As i< Hards the crop ot code*, i, it is estimated to be about the same or little less e than that ot the past year Labor, without being d plentiful, waa sufficient tor the wants o? the plann ttti, but ihrre. was ? scarcity of conveyance from it 'he states to Colombo The sanitary condition of - ihe island wns good, m i* the at isnn favorable for I. | plantations, aithoufck several ot them it la said are j, j about to be abandoned Irom their being iinretnu( fcerhtive t ulier uo to quaiuity produced or present a I value of ; reduce in the home tn,irk?' A e omit niittir ol ilte K.\ecutive Council is still sittiog on y the I ilium-1 al condrou of the colony. They have d , eji.mined ore or (no merchants and many public 9 ' tttVaMt. The ri null ..t the miiIi < mmilti e on the >- 1 ?btinikleit for ihe ensuing jenr concurred in the if ojii: un pitviuusly exureesed of a probable deii i cwese in imports ai d exports. The measures of I ! i con my pioposed to be introduced would, it wan i- \ ielculated, f fleet a saving otX'l(i,S17 in the twelvea n i nth. The modified gum ordinance, and also i, the ordinance r? guluting the cutting of limber on n Ciowu Ihiida in the colony, had become law. i- Mtrcantile affiiis were dull, " the depression of e the t hi* t> ond the usual hoiydaya tending to in?. teifere with the general course of business." The n wsutris r having Tatterlv become bellied, there w is i, every expectation of I fie whole of the nroduc? cole )? cted be ing shipped before the close of the season, ,s and already considerable progress had been made a with the a lliee teceived at the port. The process II of picking whs regarded as nearly completed, nnd i- it is mentioned us a remarkable circumstance that |. the Cingalese have thin year readily performed, at e stipulated wages, the duties of laborers, and in it manv of ti.eir villages through such assistance >f much of the coflee is said to have fieeu rescued * from destiuction. The cinnamon season had not i- been very productive, and on several estates the r- cuttings secured were scarcely halt in quautiiy >. cimpared with the lust crop. The import trade o was extremely sluck. '? Italy. i, The Uoinan clergy having refused to officiate at o a 7V Dtutn performed in St. Peter of the Vatican on i- the 11th, mass was celebrated by a military cli i|>', lain, assisted by soldiers hearing torches. The r- representatives of the people were present, d The Italian colore, green, red, and white, are it adopted for the army of the Roman republic. The >t imnie of the Pope is suppressed in all public docui mentsund judicial eenteucts, and the ltoman re& publicsubsiitutt d instead. o ny mree decrees, o! tne suti, ot the provisional e government of Venice?1 The Assembly of Deput ties, convoked on the 3d of June, is dissolved. 2. e The new Assembly is convoked for the 15th inst. ?, 3. The Commission of the Lombardo-Venetian t* Railway is dissolved, and the Venetian govcrns inent assumes the administration ol the enterprise d Tlie Republic In Home. l" In consequence ol the National Assembly's formal declaration against the continuance of clerical sovereignty in Home, and the solemn adoption of e a republican form of government, there appeared lt in Rome, on the 12th uistunt. an order from the '* head of the municipality for tne removal, within e thrtedays, of every emblem couuected with tiie pontifical reign, and the arms of the pontiff, surY mounted with triple tiura, are only allowed to Y figure on church porticoeB and over the residences ^ of ambassadors who are supposed to hold merely ~ spiritual intercourse with the head of the church in e reference to their various tcmtoiies. liclglwm. The King of the Belgians, on Sunday, gave a ' grand dinner to the members of the conference on the Italian question. The preliminaries ot the conference have already eommenced. It ih said 'J: tha t Count CoUuMOi,the ambassador from Austria, f has declared that he was charged by his govern' ment to make known that he would not take any *: official part in the meeting, unless the different plenipotentiaries would previously engage to rea cognise, in the name of their respective courts, the integrity of the treaties ot 1815. To thiB tinn pottant declaration he is said to ha* added, that '' Austria, in uocord with her powerful allies, was r~ determined to udopt the necessary measures to jt make these treaties respected. Ntxc Melnlngen. The session of tne Diet was oioned on the 11th e by the Minister Von Speasharut. The opening y discourse plainly indicated that the government j. recognises the sovereignty of the national central ? | |?wer, and hopes that it will promptly terminate a 't federal constitution with a national representative e and a powerful head of the empire. It rejects the h union of the states of Thuringia, as proposed by Saxe Weimer, but is willing to concur in other L. common necessaries. Tbe Frankfort Diet. > Another Prussian note has been received. Pruse sis insists with firmness and moderation on her ? right, as well as that of the other German States, y to unite more c.'osely. She insists on a federate it Btate, into which none is compelled, but all are e free to enter, it they think fit. d Spain. l" Our accounts from Madrid are of the 16th inst. ? The Carnival was extremely animated. The Queen L* gave, the night before, a very brilliant ball, and X cards of invitation had been issued by the French d and American Ambassadors. n The Comercio of Cadiz, of the 11th, states that there was every probability that the ditlerence between Great Bntn in and Morrocco would be amicably adjusted. Tbe report of the murder of fhe '* British Consul at Tangier wa9 unfounded. The English squadron was still at (hbraliar on the 7th. '* It then consisted of five ships of the line, one ' frigate, cne brig, and six steamers. ? Java. The accounts from Uatavia are to the 29th of November. The Dutch authorities are making active preparations tor another formidable attack on Bally. The expedition is to consist of ?,0u0 men, and is to move in March. Labnan. The accounts from Labuan are to the 18th of December, and are less unsatisfactory than those last received regarding the health of the island. On the hill where the new residences were being erected there was perfect freedom from sickness, and the dangerous localities were supposed to be very limited. Sir James Brooke had exchanged ratifications at Brum with the Sultan for the occupation of the Island of Labuan,and the Sultan had sent 1100 laborers to assist in the construction of the new town. He had also despatched letters to every part of Borneo, requesting the natives to trade freely with the new settlement. The colony had been left for some time in an unprotected state, but the Auckland and ths Meander had since arrived, and had landed 80 Sepoys. On the 3d of Itecember Sir James Brooke nad sailed from Labuan to negotiate a treaty with the Sultan of Sulu. Native boats are beginning to trade regularly from the coast of Borneo, bringing various uiticlcs oi provisions. ?aruini?? !" In the sitting of the Chamber of Deputies ot Tu* rin, of the 15tn, Minister Cadorna, in answer to a a question, notice of which had been given, expressi ed himself as follows:?" I know if has been said t that the cabinet intended to have restored the ' sovereign of Home, nay, imposed him upon the - people. This assertion is diametrically contrary ? to the policy of our cabinet, whose acts will always ' be in harmony with its principles, and those prin? ciples are thoae of conciliation. We have interI posed cur friendly influence between the Roman r people and the pontiff, wishing, if possible, to bring ? the two parties, by mutual concessions, to a pacific t understanding. We admit the principle of popular h sovereignty ; but we distinguish the people from a II party." The minister then expressed a hope that * the Chamber would not press him further on the * subject, as it miqht not be advisable. 4 Twrkey. * The account of the entrance of the Russian * army into Transylvania had produced a deep senI sation in the Ottoman capital, and imparted to the I communications between the divan and the Euros pt-an diplomacy an extraordinary degree of acttvity. "Frequent conferences," says one ot those a letters, "take place daily between the Grand Virier, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, and the amII bassudors of the great powers. Turkey declares * that she can no longer bear the yoke imposed upon ' her by Russia, and proclaims her readiness to go to war. if necessary, in order to extricate herself u from a situation in which she was Partly placed ,t by the indifference or cowardice of England and t, France. Bnph >- Abbas Pacha was at Constantinople on the 10th ' of February, but it was understood to be his in0 tention to Isave for Egypt after the fete of the 0 "Morled El Neby." Heraschid Pacha, former 1 Governor ol Arabia, and recently of the province of Mascura, in the Delta, died of apoplexy on the e lHth of December. Mehemet Ali has had another attack of dysentery at Cairo, and hia phyaie cians were in close attendance on him. It ia not e improbable he may be carried off with thia attack. , An English traveller named Fegg, had died of i, putrid fever at Esaeh, in Upper Egypt, e . Chins, a The question of caning the city gates at Canton seems to draw t attention of the Uhineae authorities. The '.oris have been put in n state of pret paration, constant practising of the gnns is a observe^. This alone causes alarm amongst the 1 Cbi^ese; at the same time a feeling prevails that 40 hostile measures will be adopted to enforce the convention of Sir John Davis. All remains quiet >f in Canton. n The subject ol retrenchment, and how to meet i- the expenses of this colony, is undor discussion, n as the home government have not allowed suffteient funds to meet them. Some of the ptnlif works have been stopped, and it is understood that his excellency the governor contemplates immediate reduction in some ot the departments Th subject is an important one where the community is small, snd the resources of the new colony limited. As the British government and the East India Company derive so large a revenue from the China Had*, it does not appear a liberal or a wise polity to distress the colony. In trade there have been considerable transactions during the month, but at low prices, and the principal articles of import have sustained a furlher depression since last month. Money is not so abundant, which may be attributed to the approach of the Chinese new yearou the2-4th proximo. The total of tea to date exceeds that of last year at the nme period, the excess being in green, whilst of b mk th?*ie is a decrease. Ine total ex1 on i.f siik hills short nearly one half of that ol lsst year at the same tune. There have lately been sev?ral arrivals of South Sea whalers to rt fit at this port, and it is understood to be the intention ol the American whalers to ci me in future here, as they can refit at this place on mote mode rate terms Our latest dates Irorn Shanghai are of the 20th, und Woosuiig the 21st Dec A large amount of business had been done during the month, but at lower tales lor imports. Tea had advanced 1 to 2 taels, and attention was drawn to the lower jUi htirs ol silk, which had slso advanced; tine was not to ho procured. The stock of silk was tmall in first hands, arid the late purchases were in course oi t Influent. New Zealand. From accounts we have received to the end of October, we learn that all was quiet, and likely to rtmain so, the Governor Having had an interview with KangihaetH, who admitted that his people w ere anxious to adopt tiie customs ol the English, and were averse to war. Invasion of Hctnde by the Airghann Official liitaimation has been received of the advance against the Scinde frontier of 12,000 Afighans, wiili 14 guns, under Dost Ma hound's nephew, and one of the Candahar chiefs. They are said to have traversed the Khojuck Pass, and to be marching on Shikaroore through the Bolan, which, Ht tins time of the year, is covered with siiow. Freth reinforcements will be sent to Scinde. Foulgn miscellany. Another New Gold Keoion.?According to advices Irom St. Peteraburgh, ot Feb. 1, in the Belgian papers, a rival to the miraculous region or California has already been found. A Colonel Kavelovski, of that capital, who, for a considerable time, had superintended the workings of exieneive gold mines in Siberia, and in tne course of rnineralogical pursuits, has latterly been exploring the interior of Africa, has discovered on the right bank of the Sornat, atone day's journey from Caasin, many considerable hills or moantains of auriferoasEunds. On the washing of these sands he found they yielded more gold than those ol Siberia. Pushing hiH researalies further, he examined the shores of the Kamla, the Dys, the Goucka, of the Benisch-Aogoi and the Gamanil, and iu all discovered deposits more or less extensive ol golden sands. He proposed, therefore, that miners and gold-washers should be sent from Russia to try tne grounds and undertake the washings on a large scale. t..? ..... n.. ........ ti.? r_ii : - I A Sir. iaAl'A IV VAMr UftTIIA. A I1C IVIIUWilJg 13 a list of principal goods, entered (in considerable quantities) at the Liverpool Custom House, for ex* pott to California, up to the present time:?155 bales and 79 other packages ot cottons; 133 bales, and 27 other packages of woollens; 1-19 baleB ot blankets; 10 tons ot bar, hoop, and sheet iron, and 50 boxes ot tin plates; 419 packages of spades, hardware, sliovels, nails, &c.; 15,000 bricks, and 38 boxes of glass: 100 tierces and 70 barrels ot beer, and 1<>5 ditto bottled; 71 packages ot wearing appparel; a quantity ot plain spirits, French brandy and gin, castings, pickles and sauces, Boap, medicine,shirts, umbrellas, parasols, thread and silk, 19 cases of cutlery, 09 barrels oi vinegar, 28packagea of shoes, tool cnet-ts, A'c , 200 iron pots, two ploughs, six cases of patent felt, stationary, one box oi .Scidlitz powders, one iron warehouse, a quantity oi tt^rt* cultural impli ments, 100 tons ot coals, anvils, grates, 45 packages of galvanised tin, white lead, grindstones, biscuits, wove wire, and a variety ot miscellaneous articles, of which the respective quantities were comparatively so small that,we do not particularise them?Liverpool (IViltmer) Mail, Feb 24. Flight or a Rankkr's Clerk to California.? The Fife Herald notices the flight of a young man, nineteen years of age, teller in tl e Clydesdale liianch Bank in that town, who went ofl by railway od Friday afternoon lust, leaving his employer, his lather, relation, and friends, in utter ignorance ot his intentions. It is stated that he has abstracted ?'3o0lrom the bank sale, of which he hud charge. The bank ugent, to the time of his exit, was highly satisfied with his conduct, und had lately offered him an advance of salary to ?70 to continue in his employ ment. Nor has any other charge ot ttnproiier conduct been brought against him of any kind whatever. It is suspected that he and two other lads have had their imaginations so fired by what they have read about the treasures en i;aiuornia, mat they nave Bet oil lor lhat new El Dorado. Eamabtine's Woeks.?M. de Lamartine is collecting subscriptions lor a new edition of his woks. He leaves the subscribers at liberty to take any number ol volumes they please, promises to print their names in the collection, and fixes the price ot each volume at six francs. He says that he broaches this scheme to promote the interest of others; but the real and unintstakeable meaning ol it is. that he is in such grievous want of money, as to be obliged to make an indirect appeal to the generosity ol the public. It is a sad thing to see a man who stands so high, and has done so much, reduced so low; but still it is honorable to him to be |>oor, after having had, as a member ol the government, thousands pass through lus hands, of at his command. Perhaps his friends and admirers are to be blamed for not coming forward to assist him in his strait.?Literary Gaxttte. It Is stated that her Majesty is In a condition whioh holds enta prospect other presenting the country hefore long, with an additional prlnoo or prineeae. The Russian march into Transylvania has been countermanded, on the demand of the Austrian government. A report is prevalent that a holy alllanee has been formed between Austria, Naples, Spain, and Kranoe, to restore the Tope. The Wiener Zietung has expressly contradleted ths report 10 ling in circulation, of the accession of Prinoe Wlndlsob grata to the title of Duke of Kreldland. r.?m n..*. k... tk.t Ik. n. ? ?v?" fuaii kuo * ujro vujvjw good hfaith His HoltnMs had held a congregation, ai which cloven oardinala were prcecnt. The aewi of the proclamation of the republlo at Rome, wae very coldly received by the authorlttei at Bologna, bnt the people were in an extaoy of enthusiasm. Bonfires were lighted In the streets, trees of liberty were planted, and fithe populace oontlnued during the night dancing In the streets. The mob forced the inhabitants to illuminate their houses. Henry Meagher, the younger brother of T. F. Meagher, and Tate a lieutenant in the National Guards of Rome, Immediately on the discovery of the Pope's flight, threw down his commission, and followed the self exiled Tentlff to the : Neapolitan frontier. He Is now stationed about the Pope's person at Oaeta. The Moolrni has written a letter to General Whlsh, referring to the treatment which his brother-in-law received in Edwardes's camp, and asks, " What is the religion that flret seised, outrsged. and wounded Lala Longa Mull, then cured him of his wounds, for the purpose of hanging him!" Mr. Bancroft, the Amerloan Minister, has returned from Paris to London. The cholera was raging to a serious extent at P?nang, and had been very fatal amongst the eonriots end Chinese population. Muoh of the malignity is attributed to the imperfect drainage of the town. Foreign Theatricals. Mrs. Mowatt and Mr. Davenport are playing with suecees at the Maryleboae Theatre, London. Mr. and Mrs. Kean are playing at the Haymarket. Mr. Benvard is very successful with his Panorama of the Mississippi. Carlotta Oriel has Just taken her farewell benefit at the Graad Opera at Berlin, In the ballet of " Esmeralda." she is daily expected to arrive in town, preparatory to the London operatic season. The Swedish"Nightingale" is to be married early la the ensuing month te Mr. Harris, nephew of Mrs. Urote, the banker's lady, and net the son of a London banker, es has been generally reported. Mile. Lind will go through the round of ber favorite characters at her Majesty's Theatre about the middle of May, and then take her final leave ef the stage?but she will continue to sing at concerts. All the accessary arrangements for the opening of the Royal Italian Opera have been completed; all doubts that were in existence have been removed, and the 10th of next month will ho th. nn..!.. Mr.Hodaoa, the Irtah eomedian.and Mr. W H rayae, HaJehettlr >?? bten toe atan rtnitlj at Mr. H??|?r hu been perform 1 if with aaeh iidmm at Bath, la "The Romantie Widow." Mr. William Far rem la engaged at Shelleld, and will appear la two of kit favorite eharaeter* aoon. . JallWn raro hie loot ooaeort at Sbeflold, at the Maaoas> Hall. Mia Heloa Faueltt ha# bten Terr aoeooaafal at F.dlntargk. She baa to appear oa too 1Mb, at Daadoo, whore aho la engaged for a law aighte. Aadtraoa and Mra Warner ware aot at tree tire at Dahlia, and the theatre haa boon oloeed, and will remain ao aatll Eaatar. Thai berg and hie eoadjatera, Mile. Vera, Mlaa Baaaano, Signer Vera. N. Lablaebe, and the groat teeee hiaaaeir, gave eeaeerto recently at Birmingham, Leanlagton. Northampton, Oxford, aad Cheltenham. Aa Ulaetrieaa maaleiaa haa jaat enddenly expired. Habeatek. the oelahrated rlollalet, profhooor aad c\*f d'0rrktih t, died oa Friday laat. aged 48 vearo. The fatigaea of hla long and aotlre career had oonapelled him to >eek repose wbiah proved to him fetal?the waaihi vccupatxa, ao feabt, baaveaed hla dealt*. For two jura ho hod retired fro* tta? orohootto of tte I OiMd Oporo, bat loot year ho otlll hold hi* does ot tho Conservatoire, ill oloo dlrootod tho Aocteli 4ei Cuiw of which bo ?u tho foander Hio r?bu*t eoaetltutioawu considerably on fro Mod bat thoro woo no apparent ejmptom of ? ratal dooeriptioa, wboa bo oaddonloozpirad Hobooook woo dlrootor of tbo pern for tbroo jo or*. I no poet or of studies at tbo Cnneerva. tolro, mod chief musician of tbo ox king. Louia Philippe Ho leave* o widow ood two daughters, ono of whom 1* married to M. Loplao, tbo Uioatod dntlot. "o woo tho eld oft of tbroo brothers; Jowoh and' tfrao> tin, llko him. or. dietiasnlshed 'viol,?!*?. end tho former otill bo Ion go to tbo orcnestta Hoboaook'a funeral look plaoe on Monday loot at tbo oburob of Notro Dome do Lorotto. A* a mark of roopaet to the dreeaeed, tbo Sorief^ de> Contort* postponed tbolr concert, a blob woo to bare taken plaeo on Saoday, aod tbo whole of it* mrmber* attended the fanerv, an a l?f t tr'bato of reepect to tbeir talented and mac*! ettetmed founder Kmancii'atio!* rn Kenttckv ? la un article upon the ultimate emancipation of the .liven of Kentucky, the I.nuitvillt Ctmrxtr, tl the 28th ult., cae? the following remarks" It is p oclaimed that the caiine ol emancipation is virtually given up by its Iriends ill tins State, and that they can do nothing. Well, our information is very different truni this? from all we eari anther, keiitnrkv hn tmaucipatorB enough in it to curry the State by tlio largest vote ever given under the present constitution. All that they need, is to organize themselves throughout the State, to meet together, to understand one another, mid umte in harmonious action. They do not desire to do injustice to lbs owner o? slaves nor will they willingly do so, but they feel that their cause is a vital one, and that it must triumph. But suppose that this is not so, what then ! Are we. who hold that emancipation is a vital truth, to fold our hands in listlessness because we are not in a majority ! Are we to yield our principles, and surrender our right to hold opinions, because we are said to be in a minority T There in not a truth thulis held as sacred, that is cherished and nourished as essential to ttie well-being of society, that was not once iu a minority; and if the demand now made ui>on the emancipators of Kentucky had been yielded by the friends and devotees of truth through all ages, the world would at this hour be under the dominion of error, and would be unfit to live in. But the friends of emancipation know that they can engraft tiieir principle upon the new constitution, and no Uouchet of cold water will be likely to cool their ardor, nor shock their deliberate judgment. Let each man who loves Kentucky, and who wishes to secure prostier ity to the next generation of Keutuckians, he firm, courageous, energetic and prudent, and all will he well. Even ii all that is desired cannot be done, emancipation may put itself iu a position to hold the balance of jiower?let each friend do hie duty, and do all in his power to d'/ul justly and I faitly with all men, ar.d all will be well. From Texas.?The steamship Portland, Captain Place, arrived yesterday from (lulveston. We are indebted to the officers for Galveston papers. Four gentlemen, Mr. liuihven ami Mr. Lyon, of Houston, Mr. Park, of Washington, aud Mr. Norris, narrowly escaped death by freezing, 01 the night of the 15th ult. They lett Houston in the evening, man open stage, for Washington, dined at Hamblen's twenty-five miles from Aouston. and late in the evening proceeded on (heir route, though their clothes were frozen on them, a cold norther with rain and sleet having blown upon them all day. At half-past eight o'clock, UB anlej beyond Hamblen's, in the midst of a wide prairie, the stag? bogged, and the tongue was jiulled out. The next nearest house was Stevenson's, ten miles further on, and to this they immediately dispatched the driver fur assistance, tiiey being now so benumbed and paialyzed as to be almost disabled from making even an effort to save themselves, la this destitute condition ihey were left to "hide the peltings of the pitiless storm" till day-bre&k in the morning, when a wagon penciled them from. Stevenson's, at which place they arrived Borne two Iioutb after,more like dead men than living. A man named Hose Beach, fell overboard from a small vessel, and was drowned in the hay of Galveston, a few days since.?JV. O. Dtlta, Mar. 2. From Corpir CHKisn.? By the arrival yesterday of the steamship Fanny, we have received the Corpus Christi .N'far of the 24th ult. We copy il paragraph or two, which is all we can find of inteiest:? Nsvrn i rom the Calii orphans.?Last evening Col. Snivel* and Lieut. Uoodall arrived here, and r?porfc that they loft Colonel Abbot's party at the Laredo crossing, seme sixty miles this side of the Presidio. Colonel f'.veretcn was to guide the party from crossing up. ne Being perrscuy wen ?oqu*ini?a wun ins nountry, and before thin, we have no doubt tb?y bare a'l safely arrived at the Presidio. Mr. Peop'ea Mr. Rass, and, in fast, tbe whole orowd. were in good health and spirits. Tbey bad gone aome distance oat of tbe route before Colonel Snlveiy overtook them, but had not met with any obetacles of consequence. On their return. Colonel Snlvely and Lieutenant Goodall atrnek a direot route for this plaoe, and oam? through without the ellghteet difficulty. They think (hat a direot road from here to Preeldi* Rio Grande will bring the'dietanee down to ISO milee. Tbe strainer fanny arrived here on Thursday, bringing down another detachment ef Ca Ifornia emigrants, under the title of the " Kinney Rangers " They number thirty two, stout. intelligent looking men, many ef whom have been old hunters from boyhood, and all appear to be well calculated to stand ttao fatigues and brave the dangers of their overland trip to California. The Fanny brought $20,000 in specie, $14,000 of whioh was consigned to Kidder Deahoa fc Co., and $0,000 to Klrkman k Dyas.? N. O. Btt, March 2. Tiie Deathbed Confession.?A man named Jos. Kelsey died in this city on Friday night last, at an advanced age. lie has resided here for more than twenty years, and for most part of the time has kept an inferior tavern, near the foot of Main street. He has been suspected several times of committing depredations upon his guests, in the way of plunder, and once was charged with murder, but escaped punishment, trom a want ?f testimony sufficient to produce conviction. However, when adviLed that his death was near at hand, ho manifested a desire to have an acquaintance sent for, that he might confess hi* crimes before he died. Hie person sent for came, and the old man confessed. From that person, who is highly respectable, we learn that the statement involves several robberies ef guests at his house, and the murder for which he was attested many years ago, aid tried but not convicted. The full particulars of the confession have not been furnished us. but we learn that the old man stated that he buried the body on the premises. Some search has been made, but with what success we are not informed. During the search, on Saturday, several articles were tound secreted about the premises, which indicated the truth of the confession. Among other things was nn oval brass truck piste, much corroded, which hears this inscription?" E. Baldwin, , Rochester, N. Y." This may afford some clue to a mysterious disappearance either of the property nr iismnn nf th#? nwnpr. or n^rhnnn hnth. ThffW confessions, we think, need not be questioned, as they have been forced from the dying man by the power of conscience, under a deep sense of guilt. ?Buffalo Exjrrm, Feb. 19. A Diabolical Attkmtt to Vjolati IwnoctNc*. ?We yeste rday gave some account of a young lady named Fanny L. Planted, being found by officer Starkweather, at the Lowell depot?she seeming at the time to be laboring under the influence of insanity. It appears that that she left home, at Hoyalton, Vermont, on Monday last; proceeded to Lebanon, N. II , and thence to Manchester. At the latter place John Langley entered the cars, and, observing her beauty, laid his villanousnlana for making her his victim. He seated himself by the side 01 the innocent and unsuspecting girl, and was with her until their arrival in this city; securing by his conversation that which he was so far from deserving? a share of her confidence, lie then got her into a cab with him, under pretension that ne was going to find a respectable boarding house. They went to a disieputaoU house in Ann street, and there Langley attempted forcibly to com plete hia diabolical purpose, by violating her person; but fortunately the girl's struggles and loud outcries thwarted mm; assistance came, and she was rescued. The villain Langley made his escape. The girl's arms were found badly bruised, and she almost a maniac- The disordea state of her mind was owing entirely to the encounter with Langley, for she has since become (>erfectly composed. Mies Plaisted is a highly respectable young I ladv. li#>nrina> nn unblemished character. Her |W rents art at lioyaitoD, Vt.?Bottm Daily 'Di/ntu, Manh 10. Lybch Law in Middlbszx?Ciuite an amusing care was called up at the Crimiaal Court, in East Cambridge, taut Friday. It appeared from theerldenoe, that a great number of tha cltlisue, harlag baaa eonriaced that cue George Wlleon ?u tiring la continual riolattoa of the Meeath sommeadment. held a eaaoue at tha tarara, aad reeolrcd to make euoh aa example of him aa would prore a terror to erll-deera. A committee waa deputlaed to oall at Wilaoa'a houaa, gat poaaaaaloa of hla parooa, aad dallrar hlaa up to tha custody of tha Lyaoh Court, to be tarred, feathered, aad rode oa a rail, according to the etatuta la such oaaoa made aad Cresided. The committee accordingly slatted hla cute, bat Wilson, adflaed ofthetr Intentions, oaoaped, I aad after rareral alia* of tadlooa raaalag, sought halter la a haymer. But his purtaara traced aad foaad hlhi, aad taking him lato a puag, aarrtad him to thatarera, which, Wlleon laid, waa ' orammad and jammed chuck full of people." Tha people at tha tarara, ha (aid, had upea tha Urea kettle, la which the tar waa prepariag for his aorel dresa. The culprit begged (o hard to be let eC, that a compromise waa agreed to, rla-.?" that ho should loaro tho towa. bag aad baggage,within 24 hours; make eatlafacterp reparatlen to Mr. , whooo conjugal righto It waa auppoacd ha bad laraded; aad treat the whole oempany praiaat to hot upper " To thoao ozaotlous ho submitted, aad paid $18 for the suppor. Tho eitleeaa ladleted pleaded guilty ta .a charge of riot, aad wera each tacd $10 aad ooeta.? Bo tree 7Ywee, Mar+k $. The Franklin Qmzttf caya ?" The persona who left on Monday for California are Hon. E. L. Window, member of Araembly from Una county last year, and It W Clarke, Kaq , Ute ahentt, bota of Una rilUg a, aad Jwnuhau Law it ^e, of *A.**

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