Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 25, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 25, 1855 Page 2
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AFFAIRS IN EUROPE. Ow UndM rtrr*p?wi?w#. London, Feb. 1, 1855. Xord John RuseeUand hi* la* Cerf/sagaes-Opi*. iMi in the / <mdon Clubi on the Politic ?i TSeacht ry of the Former? Tht Great Question < f the Uuur?fVho is to be Premier? ? Lord Patmersto* tn U not Office unltti Freed from the Inter* feremce of the Court Party? Lord Grey's Pre ten Burnt Ditcuteed, &e. If ever it bu happened that a letter addressed trow one of those institutions, which, though oaten e'bly of social char* -tor, are the very focus of po etical gossip, and often of intrigue, has pnved ac eeptabie to your columns, 1 cannot help believing that >t the preeeut moment yon will not think an apology necessity, when I endeavor to give yon something resembling a tableaux of things and per ?ots which bow to every clab in London are of sa:h wll-abecrblrg interest. My letters have from time to time apprised jou of what was approaching. No one oan take an aotive iLteiest in men and parties, and sit at the seat of CMtoias watching each change of aspect, each olood at- it rises in the political b orison for some live and ?went y years, without gathering a tolerable inkling o! eom.- g events as they oast tbelr shadows before him. At the same time, God forbid I should set myself up as a political prophet. One may be right enough In predicting the progress of a principle, though net in defining the exact measure ol Its ad vance?tor there are the passions, interests and mix ed feelings of individuals to be taken into oonsidera twt ; and these, no man can take account of. That Lore Aberdeen must tall, and Lord Palmers too re main ? aster of the situation, and that, too, before many weeks, I knew well enough, and did sot hesitate to apprise you ; bat the mo dus operandi has taken every one of us by surprise., I know persons intimately connected With Lord John Russell, who state Holdly that in their opinion, the whig leader of the House of C tmtnons had not contemplated the step he took four and ?we Sty hours before. I heard from the lips of the Karl of ICinto, myself, his father-in-law, that what ever the fate of the government, Lord John inteaded to sink or swim with It. In the present instance, he has entirely departed from the usage of his bfe, which is? however strong his Individual opinion? to aet in strict unison with his party. He hae the greatest repugnance to violate party principle; and, setf-Mliant as he is, his adherence to it explains waxy ef those fallings off in the carrying oat of bold reoolutioBsand large measures, by which ho has lost mach popularity with the country. He has boss heard to say that his indifference to this party prin ciple wee the capitalerror of Bir Robert Peel; and, therefore, that without consulting any individual, ha should have suddenly token boat and polled away from the craay ship, has astonished every one. At toe same time, it is said that he could net have done otherwise without subjecting himself to that whish Mr. Disraeli evidently desires to aooute him of? aemeiy, profligate intrigue? the act, if H were to take place, to be honest to Lord Aberdeen, could not hs eoUective; and on this ground publio opinion per fectly acquits him. As to whether he should have held oa, scd confronted the Roebuck breaker, opinions at the clubs are somewhat mare divided, and at first, decidedly, were unfavorable; but a change is even now going on, and I should not bs surprised to find that before eight days have elapeed, Lord John is to be thought to have adopted the only e urse left to him. That he ought to have resigned two months ago, when Lord Aberdeen declined to aeeede to his suggestion toucMag the oar admin is tiwtten, is ssserved by souse; but many sound jodg bo*n at tee Carlton as well aethe Returns which ed frrm toy to day of some decisive movement of toe army; oat ha hoped against hope, and while to srs wee a thread to bang by, be ooum aot fairly have left Lerd Aberdeen in the lurch. Even when I he did so, it is argued it was not before again inef h^tatoto suggesting that change which curiously was conceded within ttrelve hours of his and this booing for the favorable ehance I ef war, with the natural ma Usee of a brave men? I aad hie courage hae never been questioned? to de I ssrt the coalition is, it is thought, sufficient answer to the objection that what was amenable on the no tice of Mr. Rccbuch's motion, waa equally wrong be With reipect to another point? that of Lord John's desire to keep himself c'ean havled for another ftemierahrp? one which bas bean pnt forwad re peatedly since the denouement, I do not find that a?y whon opinion i? worth listening to en'.er tains it. A Premiership neieesirUy c ? templates the o'mcsi conciliation of paity support, ana jast ?ow Lord John hut, tor the ti'st time, (riven many ?f kia waime* . frienda a specie* of cold shoulder; fee while in the dobs and every c*"-te, they hare been dotrg their beet to bolster np the adm'nistra toon, their leader has taken np bia hat and gone out ef toe heme. Beaidea, theie is tmth in th) report tbtt LorJ John would willingly, if possible, be r? heved from the csres of office; he is fond of liter. tart, and is sensible enough to know that, though the country MfM ts him as a pure and m >?: disis tern ted patriot, and is proud or bis character, a very eercmon opinion prevails, tt&t, as ? man of *c ion, be W "used np." But who is to be the Premier? That Is the qanatioo. Hot Lord Jobn, 1 suspect, nor Lord Landsdosraa either, I believe, th nigh the last ia more prjbabk; ?any wo bo far as to sty tl at Lord PAlm:rston won 'J prefer bemg second in responiibility, provided be ?sn secure a cka* stage and no favor? no court in terfere* -a? for his urn department. But. the mi jcrny of we 1 it formed persona dtcUedly in all ^e to the belief that Lord I'almerstoa frill be content with no combination which does n >t place him at i.'.e head of slktlri. After what took pi toe in 1851, hie frierd* nay it is De^Htiy to his ciatA'V te' tka' he should he ao? ttast this, be ko < ??, wiH alone secure him from cvirt. raitd'o*, hod tivabim that perfect, freedox of act;cn wnioi is absolutely tr esswy in the present Juuc ureot' at ftira. The qneetin then ansts, whether I. to Pal Mstop (tt eoBOUtod I sufficient party to fo-rn a strong guVrrnnKCt, without toe active uflueio* of I-ord l^ndowt e, the Duke of Bdiford, und o ners ?f Um wb'gs. Fmdi ail I hear, I susoe t tuere i > ao oeubt cf l>ord I'almt rston's ability to form a ft -on* government. Oe is, personally, the most nop iltr wan in t e House, which goee far toexpltin tie elever manner in whir*), ev?r since his disgrace of 1861, he has.thoogh every political phaee, contrived tok:ep h ms?lf harmless, and even to hotter h'.s cenditu n. The Derby party ever shot blunt arro *? at bim, wh.le Ueir n>- *t po wooed weapons fell like Mtamn ietves on all hU co leagues; and itiaoaly sew. that flcdivg be is after a name of his own, aad will form no caifti >n with them, th*y begin v> flmg i*or??. The greit whig fsmilies, however, will n >t desert tint, even though their favorites m*y nol occupy the position they mijjht dea'.rs. Trie Pael ites will perhspe gradually take rank with tie lories, though even this is not expected; bu'., on the contrary, that the old toallti.n will wan bt re-eon*tru< ted, with a man of undoubted en-.iry at tfte head. namely, lord P-U<ner?ton, wh ?, it is ua *erstood, ii quite prepared to di*wolve Parliament and appeal to the co ,stitu?ncl?s if h? should b? thwarted in the erergeMc meisores theo^cis'tn ra qn're*. When I My old loa ltion, I speak only of principles, not of mm. As to an appeal tj tie c <n saitaeDCiea. mould that be ns.'eatiry, there cat bj no ooobt of the result. Kng aod would give him aa overwhelming majority on thewtr policy. She is Hug to madness by what has taken plase la 'hs C tatea, and a t'esMrg of humilia'ion it so preva'eat tm at) oi??SM, that it would be pM tively dinner ris for the Court at t^ts moment to indulge in any pre jndloeo to Lrrd Palmerstnn's distdvinU^e. The Conrt dee* not like tx high hand will which hs handles forekn aflalrs, and was desperately euageJ with bim for h'a histe t> acknowledg- Najjle m af ter the cmp d't at : bat if It be wiae, I' will reflect that that vary circunas'a"oe is a re is>n wiy tis Bohle lord m the flt^eet person to re reseat t-is eenr.try in the intimate alliance with Peanoe sfhi h has since arisen. Lord Pa)*n?rston bus b en heanl to say, " I don'; care who ios me: I knov 1 n?ve the whole country at my back." Th* Ptx* personage whom the prsaent* poM iil ternent bas flucg np is f.?rd G ey: and som* of the Orey party, eucb as Sir Charles >vood, 8lr U surge <?rej ait*, othtrs, have bee a anxious that he ' *floo?d be seitfoT." A mo*e able man thui Lor 1 Grey ia cot to be fnond among the ataesaei of 'he day. but he baa one fata! drawback -he can set wotk witi othera. Give him some lab>rlou? | tosk to perform whioh requires Intense applleatiw. i fee wfll b?lrg to It sn sm tint of talent, lucidity aai . digestive capaoity that will be oxesedei hy no person ia either home; bat put b!m at the ombXI board, he is cr itehetty. salf willel. unyielding and eflbnare. He has had delkcatc health frtm his ywnth np, and is lame. He was the eldest son of i the great Earl Orey. and Dever wasats'hool? a fact which baa axersiaed a mashed influence ea bis ?bara dtr, Am be lf?l tte Csttaft coo?cH ao h?j? on 'he bach of magistrates. am;r.g t..? bfjther eonnt?y gei-jemei., : apracticable ana an ongenlsl. An Prenier fee never eon J b >ld & party together; buiuu energetic war minis at? for so (001 alive . \ ? i ?- ms own t.- "t ??????. is the ?ln oftbe Otpjh) and as a power'ul oebit?r in tne Bouse of Loi'da, it la possible Lad PiJmemon conld not liuJ a titter m*n al:h:ngh it is somewhat tingubr tbat affairs jui t now shemd wem to torn on two nit n who were 'orrce.-iy bo antiKonislic that they I'N vfcir-ttd Lord Jjhn Russeli from hanng the bettor ot abolishing the Corn bilL It will be remem bered tbat wten 8ir Robert Peel Kaigud on accent of bia coevtrfioa to free trade, Lard Jobi w*? 9f*Dt for, but oo old nA form a C?binei, because l ord Ony refused t3 hate for h'a co'teigue Lon! Pa.mers.on aa Secretary fo* Fo-e'gn Aflk-.B. '/emjuna mutantur a nos is fc gre?t m >tu? In politics; in fact, now-a-dtye, pirla-nentary g) vtiiiUM iit m totally impossible in Englsn i wish?ut tbf coalition of elements apparently vtj dk 5ord*_it. Aa to tbe effect produced at Jt. Petersburg, aid ot) treaties hanging between wind and water, by all this, from wbat I can gather, tbe gee oral id?a ia tbat g<od will oo me out of it all. No one imagines tbat use Emperor of Ruaaia baa a~y real nutioa of making peace; but, at the eajoe time, tbe energy wbkh England has displayed will give him as op portunity of judging of the unanimity of pubii : leal uig in tbe prosecution of t e war and the diaantrosa stale ot the army at Sebaatopol The :*use of fie min'aterial overthrow, noi withstanding tta huaailUt Log efiect, baa been the me?ns of bringing oat uie belter part of the Freooh oha.actfcr in tbe broker hood of anna. Had all things gone smoothly, and room been afforded for the aristocratic aire of tbe Ergiieh, a feeling widely different from that which row ?x'8ta m'ght have ep> una n:>, and one far more favorable to the Ccir. In the inscrntabU. deems of Providence, all the past nuy have happened that the reign of the sword, now nnaheathed, after forty years may be prolonged, that in tbe eod civilization may be more amply diffused, barb irons peoples brought within its pale, nationalities once moie lifted from the slough of despond, and Gag laid herself, ao long tbe arbitrees of tbe world, come to play a secondary part; that there ia a gro-vmg opinion of the war policy having been hastily adopted la an, indisputable tact? and that we are new only in its flrat phase, the aecond being a gece-. ral European conflagration. ia a reflection which yon hear much more frequently expressed th*n six monOifl ago; bat every man feela that, as we hare go in for It, ao we must get out of it. And I am quit*; tore that rather than say " die"? rather than make an igncminiona petce? Kagla-d will lay down her last shilling. If the peace party, however, ever <le get a head, Cobien and Bright muat change their bnllyirg tone of advocacy? the lattir espe cially, who ia bo unpopular that in the event or a d estitution, he will probably have to s peart aons time in domestic retirement m the ietv of Friendi. If tbe war continues to become ger'jral, tbe fear ia not what Rcssi* will do, but how the settlement will be arranged aatisfac'ortly with Frouof. Eiglacd, it ia felt, haa flew fnenda tn the world, and onia a lie ia overmatched by her ally, with her ioaular noeit.on existing but In name, what may follow God only knows. Univmh9ity Club. Onr Paris Correspondence. Paris, Jan. 39, 1855. sl Paris? The Emperor's Sleigh? Snow. Wind, Mud, and Suicides in the Crimea? Prince Mfenrchik'iff's Alkes, Generals January, Ftbru cry and March? Fait of Sebastopol Still i? tht Future Tenee? Dislocation of the Britiih Minis try? Offer of tlu Messieurs Pureire to 'Replenish the Spanish Treasury otherwise than by the Put chase of Cuba ? American H itel in the Rue dc Rivoh ? D. D. Hotoaed and Charles V. ? Ex hibition of 1855 ? A Congress of Sovereigns? La Prusie, Rutte : PAutriihe triche ? The Rus sian Grand Dukts? Arrita'. of Prime Napoleon and the Duke of Cambridge. | The January thaw, which* men toned last rburs WM quickly arreted by sharper fioet thao had Belted away at ite approach. Bifore the journals of Brumls had reprinted the "item." In which a Paris journal aaid that the thaw ww changing the square* of the capital Into lakes and the street* I into rivers, these lakes and riven bad already been oovered with ice. Skaters were again at play In the gardens of tke Luxembourg and the Taileriis, and in the woods of Biologae. It would scarce If have bean surprising to have met the a also avenue of the Champa Ejstee and on tke Boulevards, m if those pranemadea had besn transformed into frosenDutih email. Afresh fall of aow is daily expected, and the Emperor miy turn out again in his splendid sleigh, with its eigb-y thousand (iaaci worth of for* -enough to hlaler a regiment from freealng in the treichee of 6eb?? topol. Ah! It is yonder, in tke Crimea, asd noi bee, that the rigrrs of the seison are dreadful. Unu sually inclement as tie winter la at Paris, not eveo the squatters on that strange oleiring, the rue D> lambre?eo fltiy aituatsd between an hospital ad a . Rravejnrd, and where, within throe moatus pas', in striking oontraet ?o the magnificent cons.roc .ioos of new itreets and boulevards, have rsen mire than a hundred mud hovels, with no floor botthaba-e ground? not eveii the settlers of this colony, which is ore of the most remarkable a-ao mattes in the hi#. . tcry of civilization, can have more than a faint idea oithe sulhriags to whl:h the allied troops h we beeL exposed. It ie true that tte J*urn*i dt Co ? itimlinofU as determined optimist as the Mjni ttur itself? has positively asserted: ? In spite of the rigors of the season, the al'ied armies do not naffer in tha Crimes!'' asd it ha* enumerated the articles of food aril clothing, lie oomfarie, acd even tha luxuries, with wL :h "their government* have amply supplied them." Bo*, fie very despatches In wh eh their Ccmmtn 2en- in- Chief mention thereceptim of a ptr or these provisions have been, daring the j sort cf umlsMce imposed by the ?ncw and the cold, !.'iUe e J#, as it were, but we&'her glaeses. Xueae j despatches, and numberless urivate lette.-s, sid v jiuiify the gloomy pictures wt,:;h tba official Fnnoi | J^wa s bJatue ice Lmdoi. IW f0f pr ^n'mg! i -V.w .bht the demoraiimioD, so undeniable, of t ie uiUiSh _.ioops Las extojded ev.n to their Ftmoi cooinat .02* in srrae, the '.ncreaaicg number of ?ui in "'h 'b ?f ?h* painful rumora whico, in Hi e .-f the compara'lve si!e.-e of theory fcav* reached Ibe popular ?a- in P-aac*. ' I ?"tonj?at?ribotslto P^.o/mccs hikoff , *.">>?" js.'wi fe'gniti^an as :t is -harac-erls i - It in. Hn^8' a):Tt0Vtr.' $h? llt*? 01 ta :l.Ci wIucq he aas I"* '}:','* determined. With m. .ttem^tiag an, jK>rta?.t *c ?on he app?<ini *& wttttawaUiiir ? &*??'?*??* wf*thCT "P^theallrl ?r* e r'.T' ?.? ier9 ,reP*"*." i? sail to ' <*??>!? January, February Cau?k:-'00U-' *u'k ht M b8ttw tl,Q ^ Vely IV ha, the Ottoman a ubaaatlor at ^-fs, it to oe made Governor of the iolatd of C.ndla. H ? .i"! by M'heay' All, the rtlde^t eon of lies hv\, a: other of waoaa ?oa., you V or t ie Siil \n. t.!?. , .'!1 "*o <> now a he., I nf orCli/1 ? cf * " Willi evjry chauo# ? oi ?p?edy promo lor. Ir UD0* 4t p*rl" ^ "O much occii.ied lBS^e?iU?iiiK upon the posaible cosssoueucM ,f ne' Urm "."I theiamtaJt ? i B Ui.h m.aistrv, anctf ;ue ro Ti^aViiXV A'w ri\rd p awli,? to iwesia and to I runce nod K irla:d. :h*t iher oav U D.t? Jhe ltBPon"t fluaiiciai .jaw a' reaJi* ? "?'*/'* ? ^ta e ? -ain. as it i, a.reajj agitatirg Pied noot- the iiuiation of ? ci?. static*! property. Tbe d.t, Ve i" J TioZ vic * l.manue.', of hia mother md hi< wife, is atuibit'id by the ultra crerioal part, to divine wS?252 mnT? r ^ ?K,u'l0n ^ ttii qi Mtion in Piei mout. Ic Spain, neither her CUhollc Maies'v Ua bel s, do * the invincnle Dnke of V.ctory, wdl he ? ^ *U,? en',K,r^? M Madoa If this mw Mini? r . cf. i h" ?,oond ?r ih,rj wtthio tw.? month",) 9 onld i be tempted toreemmend asimiUr pror cation of divine vengesoe. Cm l ie and Isaac Perti-e, the Pari. i an barkers who have been kaigrted hv the Empsror of Ass c u"edn.?,^ 01 ?*.?**** "l?Wh he I ciiicfa wtUt ihitiD for fftramoff oaf. u?? [t'l. t**' A"'' la hl> domtntonii, btv? omiowL SKS3sSa^"w a , st. i a.- Rot^id n^/^i Vhl'f Mlh<! Kt),UJ I m'riri ->&] vs.. *2 ? , ' W>>^Ve,|n[)iQtf tf?6 er.mjgli to itdace Mr. Howa-d' t it>r ZZ? J or tho Irving H.,n* S pi. . S'h^ rroorietjr to tbeir solieHati. ns, and lead tle pi^iw^hta nametoumrglsant^envrpnte. piiecennw and like Charles the Fifth In h^f.V ' and deHghtfal retreat, so admirably (ie*<i h? M^aet.cyuld ?a,oe> be UmpUA soeptre which he voluntarily abaadeoM. Rut ifte eeni i ha person to Uke It a?aia, it worn lpr? ae formerly, a wasd tfcat would lam aU it toaehad to go Id. Cbarlee tke Fifth himself m!gr.: be awaken ?dfrtir. his fit# byt&e fenf ttuK w>nld daily mm mot a:t??n tnuii*4 gcee*.a to each dinnera m would satisfy even Ma caprisiona ud prod'guas ap petite. Jdeatwriie, ft marve loot num'oer o( rostaurau.? are being ocer. ed everywhere in Paris, to compete with the 'j.'d fash! wed resUuraaU of :he B juievinl* of the fM MOnU rg a ll a. d of tbe Palias R-jjuI. rue Dvttr dt I'Erpetiiton in brilliantly cmspi-ujni among tbese new < laimaata for g*?troiomical Moors; but tbey are all aUrt**ive, It wonld Mm, iron the mrprlAU g ftmoo&t of custom which tney have se cured so earty in advance of the Gre*t Exhibition. Wber tba* fairly opeaa, wha?. a clatter of kiivee and foxks, what ft popping of cork*, wil deafen t!? ParinanH ! btoolttncoofi with the Exhibition, it is aild acosgtmaof eoverrigna will be be d at Pi/.a, to which the ebufs of every nation re predated at the Exh)bi ion will be invited byantograph leUers from the Emperor of tbe French. H's bjn ami, bin "g >od Meed, the Czar, is b; no meant likely to receive an invlUtioc, of curie. WU tbe Kiogof Prusiia be much mo'e likaJv to bepreeut? U F. ye', certain that tee ' voui g ??a chivnlrouft" Emperor of Austria will ticme? A few men* ha will ana wer these ques lions. K< r the present, I matt adhere to that view of tbe German c nipilcattoDs of the Eastern tion, which an emiunt diploma'iat presented when be cnmm'd up bis opin'on of Austrian and Prussian policy by this play upon word a? La Pi usse Rwm L'AiUi n-hr trtcht. The two Bossian Grand Dak :a have ret lrned to the Crimea. Tbe two P; Incci of the allied annlea will, perhaps, return thtre a!ao? in th* ttpriag. Prince Napoleon anived last evening at the Palais Royal. The I/uke or Cambridge arrived on Satirday evening at tke British embassy. Fjgaeo. Paris, February 1, 1855. Tht Miniitaial Crisis in England? L?ui) Napo Itim'i Openly Ex prut *d Desire to s? L*rd Pai' meriton Premier ? Aff&ut of Spain? Htr FinaMr not Difficult?? Rumor* of a Ltrge Cartel Isoan ? Deplorable State of Thing* at Sebastopol DtUrmtnid Warlike Spirit of the Jliwiiaia Pcipte- The French Industrial ExKibit ion Theatrical and Fashionable Go**ip, fr it is bardly poss'b'e to exaggerate the almost overpowering interest which the existence of the poliH al crisis in England exerciser upon the pubt.c mad. The telegraph la in a stale of perpetual notion. The greatest hustle and excitement fa KOtBg on at all the embassies; for ?ocb is the posi tion ef political affairs at tte present juncture, such the refined mechan sm of Europoac polioy, that a screw loose in Eogland paralyses the entire actios. The sweeping majority in Parliament again* the ministry haa taken away people'e breath, a'idm> sivirgs that had ceased yesterday are revived to iny. The prospect of Lord Greya accession to power, considering the opinions he basexpreasei against the hod wtth Russia, has alarmed many, though others take hope from the advice he has always givw.that tie war, if adopted as a pclicy, should be carried on with the utmost v.gor and vigihrce. Altogether, however, I reaDy be lieve nothing short of an internal revolution? o? another coup d'itot-conld have so stirred the somewhat "need np" spirits of the Panel t*n , Eveiy bondoir, as every salon, every compter of the ?gewf? de change, as every pillar of the beauti ful portico of fhe Bourse, Is a scene or hot dircussion as to possibilities and probabilities. In fact, physically as well sa politically, France and EdaI&jh) we bow in sucb ft itftte of rappr ochitn*>U that ote cannot tremble without the heart of too other palpitating, cor a c'oud pass crer the brow of the one without some indigsation hetng evinced by ti e other. The Emperor, it is known, does not die gn'se bis ardent wishes tbat Lord Palsoerston may bo called upon to fill Lord Aberdeen's pla*, and ia this ho is suppoited by public feeling. Lord PaL merstonV sympathies Law notalwaya been reoipro cated <? this side the water, but there it much in the darting character of the man? bis offhand stale, i<ia ready eloquence and that finds an echo in French sensibility; and It la certain if | the present paiicy is to be persisted in, and the French are to feel assured of the fact, no more popu- I Isr Premier can be culled to Queen Victoria's coun cils man the noble lord. The state of Spain holds the sfcond place tn pub lic interest at this moment, when great events are expected to arise. Money c?uot be obtained, an! the nation hovers on the very tnrsaboid e f bank juptry. The National Goari is in this reepeot a very millstone rouad herneek; fOr, having all its sympathies wiih the people, it ie as all tiawa more leady to break than enforce the lews. The octroi, for instance, and the tan oa ooiaump tion are, it wili be remembered, now suppressed by a vote of the iDoxves.lor that part which omeste the given ment, but not that wnici coaaee to foe commutes. But this the taj^yew cannot be made to understand. If the tax, , t&y say, fa onJaaVtla unjust altogether ; it cannot be just for ont-tWrd, and unjust for two-thirds ; and, thoreio-o, the* de cline to nay anything at all? nor are the National Guard inclined to bayonet them foran opinion which tbev themselves share in common. The collection of the tax, consfquently, is sapped in aU ?he pr^ vincee ; and the central government? in th? drafts which it draws upon the communes? has notMag for It, but to fob them dishonored, and behold in subordination life and rampant. Canada and Ser viilmo, both men of large property, hare bsen com pelted to ieti:e irom the Bureau of Finaooe, and no oae has the slightest hope that M. Madoz will be successful where they have failed. While in France, adtroand tor alien of 500 miilioas has b;onmat with a lesp^me which more than qnadrnnes the required sum, Spain finds its efforts to raise ton mil lion replied to by a return of one million, less by a lourti . Now is the time to told np tne money bags of the United diatea. Had M. Sonlo laid by, and carried bins. 11 softly over the corns of Spaoish I amour propr e , \h?r<> is no saying liow he migut have i un in ami won at auah a crisis. M. Infante has been e Voted President of tba Cor tei in oppofili n to M. Olor.'.ga, by 134 rotei to 90; and it items the gesetal expectation to it toe mi nistrj cannot s rand as at pre??ut ;ons J'.ntol. A Carlist loan of f'om forty to fifty m'MiM o frai v* ?e f^d ?.j I ave been ncg >tiat?i by taa biak^ ins | cum) cf Hope, iBiaVrdi?, n p^rt to b? OLce, snd the reaaiader when tne C%rliiui h%Te sained pesjesmoa of some important fortre w. vi> lent distu bvnees have broken out at S^ragoasa, aa wrll ts in all the provinces of MiUga, and :b>ug>i pu*. down for tLe moment, private ieiors, wnicb I bave seen, declare that the state of public feeling forWda the hope of aiythiog like iiermaaent trau qnilltty. Tne projiosimn of M. Viadiry, tie new Minis'er of Fina- ce, carried by /10 votes to 13, to se 1 <lyj civil ani eciieeiastica; property without so mu h as v aiting for the a?kent of tha Pops, is siid tohftvei'iivtn th<?isaoda into tre disafHsctel Car ,i*te vhn Wi uid n?t othe-wisi have s i'rel. CjnaidtraMe interest, by t^e way.ia felt juaV no w in Paris as to how the ( sblnet at \V?s lington will sot in tha' business of the wi h the Rmai.n | piixontrs. The parties were aumm neJ by writ, at i ksat Frarx isco, ?o appear on tie '2"th ?/' September, | sod the Kogii*b Commodore ?et atil with his dit F ntrd proper.y, the pii-onerson tha Hiu rencisco beto g a neutral t rr*,it rem iiss to l?e seen ! what view * ill r>e taVen of the r gbta or bell gereota , scd neutral* in this c*?e. le'te-s have been received fron S bwtooil by ' th' French govemaient fron General Caurjt>e t, daUdtbe lObniusun'-, whuhrevres'-nt every t.iog, J if not exacUy c uh*r de rote, si lea-t in a very fa j vowble point ol view. Ewy soitie on tfte ptr . of i the gains' n is lejmiwd aritb imnso'te *lan?at?r, | I and the Fien<-b rill trx>n are ?o expert that eight of them aie eq'al to some hundred ltaat.l ina. In a fe v dajs, the Osncral s*ys, the assaiH will be com merced, and te dtea Lot doubt of the result. Tos , itvere wisv'har, t'ooush txpxing tis a -my to some , tuffetii g, las euablea them to ute the roal, and to set un their material, ana tve y thing, therelorc, ts j ?* it sbonid he. If It is so, it is a strange oon'ras'. to the condition of their ally, who cetta?nly bids fair , to furnish a second edition, on a mal! scale, i pfth hi rers of M'jssitw. Nev?r wm any th'Bg so deplorable, and no humtliatiog to E-iglUb great- | cess. l?s aristocratic army, wh >ee nursaiy b jatt I* I that one Englishman is equal to three Frenchman, ; la absolutely a beggar, asking for the crumba wh'oh fall from tnose aame Francbcneu s Uble. A.U. all is cote buttbe ma Jr, ard that la fas- on the wane; j it is im; ess ble it can s-and much loige- again* the combined assatlu of penoiy, raw food,d!tjh be is, abaerte of fuel, and ardent spirits. The lastao- | ccunts aie that the (iuaris? the house! old troopa? the oommnn soldi' rs of which are, msny of them, tons of gectitme. , wire aaiklsg over the s.ow with eyeless shoes, and that Hm* ?Otn, the las* raiment ex o:1ed f om the shores of Er.nltnd. en^ina ly 90.1 strorg, bad not thirty man f >r efiVctive service. Ta k. fi.detd, of being left a gr at ^owtr.acd suinc IjT p? a:? 1 It ms not improbable that an att?mpt will be r?de '0 p'rsuade tae Kermaulc C >alederrton nel 1 er to side with Austria or P.-naala. ho*, to rem a n leutial, its true poll y be?tg the drfsnaivs. Sioold Pmfsis ts atleto accmp".sb thlf, she will indeed bavs aeiaid the Csar well; but it is not likely. The question of the Piin ipaitiea and the aavtgntioa or thr Danube can aevar be n Setter of ind'fferen *0 to ?be Confederation . ard taks paf one way or the ' wbe' it nust. I? muot^fti al lnte-?i4 concen tratcs Itself there, and the decision of Die*. will be big * itb the toe of millions. Tbe Duke of Camb idge left trt Eaglaad yester day, be had more t"an one l?i conference with the Emperor, who Iowa no v canon of thoroughly informing himself cf the at*te o' things it the Crimea. Ha, at least, bar no tboqght or psaee; and frooo SIMM letters I have sera flrjm St. PeUrsbu-g, fen inhabitants of that eai ital would seetn to have an> anch bope or even desire. Tfle maa.festo of the 26th of December, In which the Caar said eoms* thirg abont Aia anxiety to* top the shedding of blood end bo forth, and whtah was looked u >on by toe san K'te ?e symptomatic of we?kne?6, ftema to have n regarded in ouito another l'ght by the most influent -*1 class in Ka?ia- tbe robUiiy? who rather oone dficd it aa an a pal to Hair Russia as a war similar to that of 181*2. Some of tbe noblea, for example, of tbe government of Niacbegoord, imme diately after it appealed, sent an addraaa ? tbe Kiuptror, in which thfy i.ray him to allow them to deoosit their Uvea and fortune# on the altar of tbe country by organizing, at their own coat, a general defense of tbe country aim'Jer to that of 1812, or in any other way Ida Majesty may order. In oonstqneuee, too. of the eaatern part of tha em pire not being abls to supply the turner of recruits of tbe reauUtion ago and stature, tie Caar baa dtekedtbet younger and ahortar men should be ttken; and an additional ertdenoe of ttie Emperor 'a determine ion to peitlst in hla present pjfiey, ia found in tbe fact that large detachments of Baattra reunited from the ateppes of Kirghia, are daily beii gbrooght forward? foic 3a from Asia in f?t into Ernope, to carry on a gigantic game of wir. A latter from B.rue, in the MtnUtur, atetos thU extensive prepamtiona are btiog made iu Bwuaar land for cur g.-and Universal Ex ibittoti. Commit teee hare been formed at Bene, Zurich, Neoshatal, Ac., Ac., and each of them ia.besidss, to be repre sent) at Parts by delegates placed under tbe dire? ticn of the Helvetic Legation. Tha priaslpal arti cles exhibited will bo aills from Zurich, ribbona from Basle, mnahna and nmhjoidery from Appsn aek, instruments of clockwork and mathematics from Geneva, Neuchatel. Vand and tha Jura: cotton and atiaw articles from Argan and Fribourg, printed goods from Glaree, Ao ? Prom rtnaafa? always anpposlcg hostilities not to have brcken out win that Power ?are to oome 385 apeetoa of cotton and woollen tlssnee. 74 inacbii ary, 185 cf furnitare and decoration*, and innumerable other things, not ono of whie'b will, probably, make tb<Jr appeaaance. Tbe funeral of M. Gerard de Norv&l, wboae trans lation of "Faust" and whose novels, " Pemm^s du Cairo," "Nnlta du Kamagtn," "Loralv," and "Las FUka de Fsu," are ao well known, took plaie at the cburcb cf Notre Dame jester day. Tae body waa attended by opwarda or 500 ne.aons of note. At Pero Le Chaise, M. Francii Woy, President of the Sicitlidt* Gent dt? LtiUt, pronounced over it an oiaticn, which dwelt on the dutiinguiabed literary attainmenta of tbe dtcasrd. Tbe weather at preaent la undergoing a eudden and moat rapid thaw. Bnt yea.crday, thmsaada upon thousands cf persona were oolleotei in tbe Boia de Boulogne to witness or abare tbe exercise of skating, among whom was tbe Engross, in a oar tiage and-fonr, who stomsd to take a lively Interest in what waa going on. But tie great object of at traction waa a skating race between two Fienoh courts, for 1,500 francs, the distance was one mile and a quarter, which tbe winner accompHtbel in 4 ninnies 2-5tbs, beating his competitor by 10 se conds. In tbe way of theatres Verdi's opera of " It Tro ?store" continues to run its sue lesaful course, and after no leae than fourteen repreMntatieia increases if p^arible ia public favor, the only dra abtck M that Mme. Bczio, the great favorite of the day, has not unite enongb to do In it. 8*10 is, however, shortly to spuear In Pa ini'a Gilarabi NelU GaUU, with Mme Borghl, Mamo, Mil. B*uord6, aud Gassier. The comp jeer himself has auperintanded tbe rehearsals, baviig oome to Paris expressly for that pur use, and tbe decoration**, Ao., are all sew; so public expectation in tbe tbeatrioal world ia on tip-toe. . Tbe duel betwixt Lois Mantes andt -e Ca^tforaian editor has <>okl*d tbe Parisians amusingly. As Ltfa bas sat tbe example of horsewhipping unganial critics, some French gentleman ate said to be already marked ont by more t?an oi e f*ir mrtutt who eon< eivea she has had something Teas t*an Jnatke at their bands; and it is said that already, even tbe whisper of anch a thing has sensibly softened the tone of remarks whicb would other visa bare been dtaagiee?bly probing. Tbe fair sex, it ia observed, asetrt its independence daily more and more. Who knows 7 tb? tables may be qa'te turned I at last, and tyrant man become the trembling slave. BiHTtn. Pari a, Feb. 1, 16S5. The Frtnch Press on the English Ministerial Ori ? lis ? The Stt nggk Between Austria and P/ussia in th? Germanic Diet ? The Furks Paint ed by Ttemaebu?Arrital of a Carps of American flwy at 8ebaeto}>ol? RaehtPs Visit t? tht Unitsd nates ? Succession to the Frtnch Imperial Tkrtne, , 4*c. The mhjiste?ial crisia is England it the am, in theme of comment in the Pari* m well m the Loo 4w junta's. The lormer, with the exception of the Stick ?d the Presse, while rejoicing ia the probable vigor which the change will cimmonica'a to the conduct of the war, aeize the occasion to b>ane the violence of the attache of the Times, and other organs of the English press, wMch have been k> (i Htrnmental in effecting it. According to the Pays? tl o Journal de C Empire ? the statements of the Times, in particular, relative to the situation of tho Biitiah troops ia the Ciimea, are greatly exag gerated, and even if they weratrne, ought not to bave been made. The" optimism of the French effisial sheets ia aa remarkable aa ever. The tews has reached here to-dty that ttu de mand of Austria for the mobilization of the army has been ri jected by the eommittee to which it haj teen 'referred by the Diet, aid had consequently been withdrawn by Austria. Prussia, it is aelled, baa proposed a sort of middle tsim ; ff?r, wbica may be acsepted, to the effect that tbe Diet will hold iUelf read} to vote for the mobilization should it evoctnally prove necessary. you s:e tbat tbe temporising policy of Pruniia still nolds the asces. dancy in Germany. Ail a coon'e agree that the demoralization of the Tuikiih army in AMa is extreme. J should jod<e tbat they must be eorrot, from tbe aimtive wiiich I bave reard givt?u b> Ntsiin B y, of Mh ex per tan is w bile attached to tbe staff -if Gen. <>n/oo. Neasin Bry is the name under which a graduate of Wert PUnt, ar.d ei officer of the United States army, wiio is now in Paris, lias B3rv?*d with distinction 10 the Tuikioh army of Aoia iuriug tbe la?*. year. He to Paris ?uh hLa ac admirable Arab swed, to which he is doubly attach d, both on aocount of its rare qualities, aid a's<; for iti havicg, he aajs, saved hiu lite on one peiilo'is o cwion. A note is lying on ny tablet imformitur me of tbe sate arrival at tkbastopol, of Dr. Isaac Draper, aud the little cirps o' Ams ica 1 so gfnns who acc^n I sr.ied him fiom Paris. Tje Doctor his be>n hi Odessa a d Btmfuopol, aud jk heaays, has "flnaliy trvughi op at bead quarters.-' These adventurous y< uiig felioss will hive had a vistly better chance to b< udy surgery, and practise it, too, as well as to see tne world a^d "hun>ai' na'nr," tnsm if they bad or ly ''followed the borpltil" in Parts for t*o or three years. Before they rt.ta n they will also havd have learned mnr* about Russia, probably, thai If they bad been contented witu stndyiog it here, nider tbe oi?c?iou of Scribe, in his "fiteile du S >rd," at tbe Opera Oora'que, and bis " Cearioe" at the Theatre Fiaroais. Tt'is Uat pkee of Scribe, the "Cz wine," will have, what they caH beie, a success of cariosity, bu' it is destitute of literary snc-^is. Only tne recollection of t e fmifc,.t scrvicei wh'ui tbe author has a retdy nattered to French diama'.ic lileratuie, prev?n*el it Irom bsng at ence damns! as a failure. IT?;hil displays in it sewciy any other tifcnt than the one she bas indeed oulnv^tel to perfection? thu of dfctairg berseif admirably, f be CMtunea she wear* ss tbe beroiaa of tae pieoo are suosrb. Rhe bid spared to expense in ge'.ting them np. A etoiy is to'd in the grata room, tithe < fleet that when the bill Tor three ex ?d*)s was aant into the tbtatre, its high flgurs." tl (MM) francs, excited objection. " Very well,' said Ricbol, on being informed rf it; " as tbey pkaae. If taey won't pay tor them, I'll pay mysefif atd carry them to America with me. Tte returned tragedian, it seem*, is boand tj go to the United State*. And tie stories tha* her niends bave clrcu'atsd as to prodigious auras whioh tie calculates upon from the speculation, g&tbered volume aa they rolled like a snov ball, until, ftom pnre fun, the janrnaiista of Paris have ms?>ed them into a complete avJauebeof ?re*a sioi a that cru?h to ineignifloense all that tbe enure troop c f artls's. frc m Fannv Kllsler, Ole Ball, Jenny Lib a, et tutii ,/uanti, ever received, or Mario and Oriel once hoped tor. One of the "pnffaext ao d ? nary' ttatcs tbat COO, 000, another tj?? 1. >00, 000 frai cs are to*be deposited at tomb bank r a, or at tbe ZJt/wt rle Consignation t, ia Puis, aa earaeit ???< v, to fall to the Mir* of the activas in -aa* she fbonld be abipwre ked on her pa??a?* 'o t.i# Un't?d btatae, ct ihculd die before the euiraVan of the two years, over which her term >f en?agsa>en'. ex uu?!s Nor ia tbis all. A apeclal rlanw, it Is said, wovide* tbat, la case of bar death, her t^Iy !s tj be embaimed, and put at tbe disposal of the Bar cum, qr lUrnoaa, a a ttey print it, who b?s t'gnel Us contfs t wifh her. n will thea be axuolt*! ia caohof '?t prac'pal vices thrcsfh-n tt* 'igrcn dreeatd In the o rata a* of the rNu hi whtoh ahe w to have appeared 1 1 ate lived) Baohal will be van little ensured at the ridlcu'e which her incredible rexpeetauona have elicited, If bat b?lf their ftbu oaa proportion ere realized. I ahall be ? gieeably turpriaed If. in tpiteofall net aokno*. ledge d geniua ,ahe wine In the United Btttee anv other than tbe "ancoeee of curioaty," which ibe end the Cxnrine now ahare in Parle. The Dnke of Cembridge hae left far England. I here not heard tnat 'en interview hae jet taken p'eoe between Piinoe Napoleon and hie imperial cone in. I em aiaured bj a pe/aon wno haa aew tht Prin e elnee lue arrival, and who hai no mauve t> exaggerate tbe atatement, that the chance which tichntee, and no (toubt morttflcation and irritation, have wnught in hla appearance, la itrihtagfr pan fal. Tbe ramcr to which I think I alluded laet week, tjbat tbe Emperor bah aerioaaly t bought of edoptiug *r other beir in the place of hta unlucky oouatn , the Prince Napoleon, waa of ooorae made of each atuff a e rnmora initially are. Bat it haa ajtoally boon ?flatftr eeveral wecka and the nate of the Cjnnt de Moray hae been repeatedly meet toned in conneo ion with it. Now, it would require a very great tretch, even of Imperial power, to remove the obateelea w>>icb both the conatitutioa, and mate than that, the Code Napolon, place between the President ' f tbe I>egialative llody. According to the Conettta tiou, an adopted beir cannot be Bought out of the timite of the imperial family, had even If the " Etat dtil," if the coeditioa of the eon of Qaeen Horteiue end M. de Flahent, peer under Inula Philippe, and actually Senator of the Empire, bad not been duly regirtered long ago 51 the late M. De Monty, a decayed gentleman of uverine, It wouid atoll he impaenble tolegitimaUae bim aa tbe third eon of Queen Hirtenee, turn during her mairiage with King Louie, and ihenoe proclaim Chim aa an imperial prince; for tbe name code which aooeanta the hnaband or a woman the putative tether of ber offspring born daring their marriage, expreaaly forbida legitimizing whet it terma an adulterine child. At the birth of thie uterine brother of Napoleon III. hie mother had lived three yean ae pa rated from the King ? an in conveniently long period of time. M. do Money oan l*g?)ly claim, at the hands of the Emperor, only the Biuret te to which be ia entitled aa a uterine brotltr, and Fiance knowa how abundantly and aupet abundantly b a cleine u such have been a a tii fie*1 . Aa lor the two aons of the Prince de Canlno, the ratten od Bonanartee. and thoea direct d?aoead?nte of the greas Napoleon, Count Walewald, Atnbo aedor ?t London and C.unt Leon, ink manufacturer at B?. Denis, I muet resnrve their claima to adoption for futuie c?Etide>ation. TJ e funeral of Gerard de Nerval, one of the moet brL'Ii&nt and original ?>? t ie lighter French writers, wbohuDg hUMNf laet Friday night, waa attended on Tneaaay, at tbe catbcdril of Notre Dame and Ibe coinetry of Pere la Chaee, by a crowd of lele biated artiate aud nmi. oi lettara. Figaro, Pabih, Keb. 8, 185ft. I V Pattern Qutition Rtviewed ? Proip'ct of a Central European War?Dtalkof Dt SiruaX-TKe SuUWina^ Paiman Amuttmen't, <tc. The prognostic* of a general European war continue to multiply. Even If the omission of all alldslon to the return ef Priaee Napol-wn to the Crimea, in the spring, in that pathetic olitlal ac;oaat of hts first interview with hi* imperial counsiu, whish I hare already m?n tioned *ie# if this omission can be possibly construed into a sign that the tinge of Sebastopol may be raisel before the imperial eagles are planted on the wall* ef that formidable fortress, I*, eannot be conjectured that the Allied Powers of tbe Woet "will give it up to." On the other hand, if Prince Waaechikoff ia letting hi* tol di?ra repose, while those boasted allies of hie, General! January, February and March, are at work for hint, it ii not antiiely that before winter and disease are weary of their task, he may ag.-.'n inmuion Are and steel to their assistance. Ia thia moment of oonsparaiiTa Inaction of a military kind, the diplomatists are hosier than ev? r. But aside from their eonferenoes, all aorta of preparations for war are in progress on wry Jde. The ostensible fobjeot or tbe diplomatists is pe?.e7*n4 it wonld new seem thai if it ia not attained before April, the sword must replaoe the pea, and a general European war be inevitable. Meanwhile the Kmperor of tha French continues, In spite of the almost unanimous invocation of the Preach prees, to withheld what .would be a tower of strength in a contest with the C?r, the liberty which, he more than half promised? describing it aa the crowning aat o t tha political and ediBea whieh ha aeplred to build. This tewsr, indeed, might chanen to prove aa formidable ngniast the Ksifscor of the Preach as against 1 his' good friejO" the lmpero* ef all the Ruseias. But if tha Vf.. thf H wee to Aiior?*y of th? Ke>oiutfc?," ba?l th? m?o1uj to Bi"C ?"?yall petty ametiooe, might he sot hope, even at this lata hour, to impart to the aotual war a character which it does not now aoe seee~-that of a struggle between liberty aad despotism, sad redeem and eoasp.rate with a bolierTamo? Identify, leg It with hie own memory? the name ..f bis illusfrl ?ola trueT,,BWt' " cll,Wr*n *?*> "too good Aa it is, the Is lose of a war of dyaauee, transf jrmin* itself into a war of raoes, and thas a strong* 7, widtr interest, must be extremely doubtful. T-Je ruler* **J *? q^?eb Isswa of tMr owahindllaf. Aro oonfic'a ltko thoen of aavace trih? lo oaoieat mwpe, it Aeia, ia AMos, ia aboriginal Assa nea, to be exhibited? What parte wUl tba Sanaatiaa. the ftlaveaiae, the (Joth, the Saxon and the Cert respec tively play la this new gsme, which, after all, if the ethnologists are to be credited, is aa old a* mink fad. aad not unlikely to last as long? 4kan ia a figUting emmst aoeordmg to llobbes, by his very nature, flow readily he orgeta civilization, and even Ohrist'anity? not ?nMl dom, however, pleading both aa pretexts? to follow hla old instincts! Napoleon may not have erred in antlei pating both a *? o' race* and a war of principles in tha contest into which Europe seems to be entering, whea he predic-ad? if he really predial (and this Is ds puted}? that "within fifty years Europe would be either Cossack or republican." lie anticipated it, doubtless. At present, the Eastern que .tion, as it is still railed. In spite of the unexpectedly enormous proportions whieh It has assumed, offers only certain political aspects to the stn'esn.xa of the d?y. .seme of i :s religious Is* teres have, inJetd, dimly btxn discerned, of necessity; but even tbeso arc comparatively lost eight of ia tbo smoke of battle jind the iof of qiplomacy: and scarcel v any notice hss yet been pair'. to tba unes'.lons of rasa, which, deeply undeilyin* it, are iaaboftdod in the eternal laws o} natuio. Itese laws, however, are sure to protrude in biii.1i convulsions as Europe now has reason to expect. How otten, to the confusion of diplomacy, have they prevailed, a i they will yet prevail, over protocols and dy Das ties ? Hut tow the diplomatists of Europe are ab nr't? m the r old trsde of treaty making. Those who ceaipWed the treaty of the id of December are content ecly rejoicing over the crosses and r.bboos which the governments of Austria and Prance bavs li jeraliy uis tnbuted ainong them. They have thus found thsir trade still profitable, at least to themselves, nml they encourage their employers to count also upon (riwat gaiis Ironi it in the future. lord I'^menton, at the hea l of his new mii/Hry, and Napoleon tbe Third | aro doubtless equally confident, at less; in tbe imme' I oiate results, of an alliance between Cot' and Axon sjisinn f?arni.itl?n, sn 1 would "ain hope for the .-o on?ra tion nt <;ovn sal Mfvon an. Neither the fongr-ee of V ienna nor Napolecn the First ever took lies account tl'au iiK#* of the wtlrt work willed somMimos ri*6 may ? must? mske ?/f political geography. m v. ral rirriimK'ani e# have STi^gestefl a suspicion that Oersrd de Nerval, the brilliant and eccentrics writer whose funeral I meLtloned in a recent lstrer, did not ccir.iu't sniclde, but was moidered. An investigation has bscn set on foot by the ro'dce to discover the fscts in tr?* '?afo. Vou will not resd without a shudder tbe account in the psp< rs i f the strngiflo of Lescure with his etecu | tiun?re, during "lie few terrible moments which nreteled , Ins lieiug guillotined, Isst week, at the pri?on of La Ro ?inette, in Paris. Leicure was wmdemnad to death for i four sseasf lija'.icrs, Sffumpsnied by theft In the sudden and brint Mrugglo belcre bis execution be nearly bit a f n<;er off one of his executioners. B>it his hen 1 wai .> rcarrfly forced be i?ath the fatal knlf". h f re it w . t* , vrred irom Ui? body. Yon sr?? prov?ment" ?f th s dreadful machine, the gulUrt ne i has trebled its -urprising s.-crrscy and force Toil w. re no', p-rhsps awsre t?ist the guillotine of Paris 1 serves Its ilea 1ly purpoie in other towns alsv. as it can bs taken to pieces ?n 1 parked within a very smsll cun. psss, and ten' to sny distance. It was sen* back from ose of it? falsi visits to the country, in order to serve at She evcation of this tailor, Le? ,ire, whi. h ws* retarded by the ftetsy occasioned by re. ent snows ia ihw arrival ?.f the railnav ttaio. What a horrible traveling com panion a guillotine most be ! Neither executions by the guillotine, nor suicides, nor politics, sirrst tbe I'srislsna ia their flerte pursuit of amr.sements during carnival Not a few wlto ssw l<sa cuie exec- 'ed. who a '.United the funersl ef tJ^rard de Nerval, will uieet a'l the diplonu'ists ,tj Paris, and crowds of wemen more ar I ss i beautiful than hoj-+s,at Vely Paeka's great ball on >?atur.laj n'<ht Vely faeha would ratber stjy >ie*e than be flovernor of Brn .sea M he must yield his j la'e to Mehsawt B?y. HOARO Onr Prnnliin ( orrespoiidsner. Bulls, Tab. 6. 1?&6. Ptt !,m,n< * ? Aui'i-m ChtUnna'rd in C'rmtin^ ID Prvttian fnjtwrt't ? /V?sew( I'ntf'ion rf Afairt ? J'ruttia Master 4/ (A- fii'ua'ion ? lhe I'ren.K Army in the Crimea, dt etc. A c victory has jost Keen obtained by Pruss a, wh c.-i scsy be of wiors con?*.| ^erre than many a bard fought etirouator ia tbe field of tiattie. Tha pro posal made t>. he Met at IVaasfert bv tbe go vernment, for pUiii.g tbe troope of the 'iermi.n r*on federation in a state af raaaiaeas to assist AusUia in ease ef that Power being involvod ia hostilities With ?usaia, has besa negatived, at the instigation af Prus sia, by a gr>at ssa.iiirity, who have signified their adber eace to the sys'em adopted by thie '.mn'jy, via , an armed neu'-rai.ty? at liberty to throw I U weight ut > whichever a.ale it may think most conducive to its in terests. Tbio Sefeat? the fret stuta. aari by Austrian d.piv ? at sts d?.' eg th# whelo dark as.) tovfoons onreo kfae|>tiat ? psnd rg anu acevs; snyog ae j resent I fruitful struggle ? if undoubtedly the mora galling to Um boa its being inflicted by a Power so often their dope, and which tkij have been so long acouatomed to treat with contumely. Their mortifleatten muat bo aahanoori by the oonkclooaoeaa that the failure of their plane if owing, not eo much to the fkill of their antago nlft, ae to their own cowardice and trick fry. Austria, with bOO,WOtaen at her beck, le afraid to declare openly ?gainst the Char, unless afenred of the support of Prua tia and ibeSerman Confederation, and this sup port on the pretence of being threatened with a Euseiao Invasion beat Poland, Bessarabia, or? God knows where. Of eouree Prussia replies that tbe Emperor Nicholas it teo much engaged in def?nd(ng himielf against the united efforts of England, FraaM s*d Tar key to tream of attacking the immense Aos trisa army coDrntwd aioag hie frontiers ; the other fiersaaa priaeea are too happy to be spared the nesessfty of voting against (be Oaar, their great pattern and ally, and Aus tria is toM very politely that tho danger eho proleeaea to bo in Is pursly Imaginary, and that, coasequeatly, tho Moral Assembly does not oonsider itself bound to OtStT Hi MlilttAW. The results of thia rote, if ekilfally followed up by Prussia. are mealculablr. Tho pusillanimity of Aastrta ta m>t Ukily to be diminished by the redecttoa that a , "war uith Russia will have to bo earned on, not only without the expected cooperation of a German arm y, but with a neutial, and per haps unfriendly Power hovering in her roar. In all probability, therefore, ahe win paraue her tempo rising system to the utmoit, and tbe prespect of nor relieving the allied forces In he Crimen by a diveeaion on the Vistula or the Pruth, will remain as ilntant as over. While Austria is thus paralysed, Prussia will bt able to offer her ssediaUou with far better ohanceo of seseass ' than hitherto, or to stipulate for tho moat advantageous terms In tbe event of her joining the Western alliance. Tho latter alternative, however, though nstsMI upon by the most influential portion of the press, and supported by the weight of public opinion, is growing mere and more unlikely; in fact, if it were not for tho flier of a popular outbreak, there can bo little doubt but that tho Prussian government would openly espouse tbe ?auae of tbe Csar, whoss recant successes have wonderfully raistd the spirits of the Bnssian party at the court of Potsdam. It Is urged, indeed, In some quartern, that br obstinately persisting in her dubious neutrality, Prussia ' runs the risk of drawing down upon herteM the ven- i geence of tlie Fronch Emperor, and being eipeoed to a . repetition of the disasters of Jena; but a dispassionate view of tlie real position of affairs will prove such ap- 1 prehensions to be chimereal. At tble moment, Fraaoft is straining every nerve to reinforce her armieeta Tur key and the Crimea; next spring, another army must , be despatched .to the Baltic, where the ieeMoieoey of , mere naval operations has bean demonstrated fey last , year's campaign ; a strong force must be kept at bceae, to . maintain treaquill ty in Parii, Lyone, and other large towns, in which the blessings of the inperial rule are ? not sudl'iently appreciate!, besides this, Algeria most . be occupied, the oc air of St. Pster propped up, the Span- , ish (rentier watchoc and it is evident, tl -stare, that . Louis Napoleon baa ample employment for ail the troops he can dispose of, and la not >n a condition to seek new [ enemies. No one doubts tho ambition of the French Emperor, or the longing eye he casts upon tbe conquests ' wrested from his uncle ; but his wariness is equal to his J luft of dommion. and despite tbe blustering of the Cba- ' tiitutionnA, he is too s&gacioua to take any step that ,, would force Prussia Into the arms of a person whom he | already tinde such difflculy in dealing with, la a word, i Prussia is "master of the situation, "and, for the mo ment, may be considered the arbiter jf&arepe, though, ' to judge from her antecedents. It *%prcelytohe ??- > pocted that ahe will display the t?#i and reaohitloD ' neceeaary to pro tit fey tlie advantages of a position in ' which ane baa been placed rather by the into of cir- ? cumstsnces than by her timid and wavering polcy. ; Tbe accounta received here from the Crimea are gloomy In the extreme, and seem to preaage a frightful oataetro- i phe. the condition of the allied srmy is really, as L6rd John , Muse* 11 stated it to be, not only painful, but Horrible and heart-reading, and the French troops do not appear to be M much better off than the KngHfh, although the proas in " France Is too strictly watched, and partly too much l under tho Influence of national vanity, to girt equal | publicity to their sufferings. No doubt their military .. arrangtvente en far superior, their officers seore ex* ( perienoed, their oeeemiesariat more effectively srgealaad, their wants are f wer, rhelr tamper more aangnane, and, ^ as long as the weather contirued mild, though damp and 1 uncomfortable, tfeey could bear tbe fatigues of tho siege 1 with greater alacrity than their English eomrales, who weie exposed, without food or shelt-r, to the "pelting of ? the pitiieas storm." But the front setting in baa pro- . dneed a marked and unfavorable change ia the Vrcaeb > camp; that great bugbear, a Hun-dan waiter, has oetM * upon them sgaln ia all Its horrors, and the raaimoocares I, of MIS begin to obtrude themselves in a very disagree* ' able manner- Standing for twelve hours out e f tho* twenty four in tbe open trenches, aurroealed by snow * and to, is enough to exhaust the euergiee of eay men;1 add to thia the incessaat canaoaeda and tho hasaeshm \ sortie* of the enesey . who attack the lines almost every night, beet up their quarters, beyaaotS their ssatlnels, or carry thesa ?H into captivity-nod! yea wfHadmH that the bee*geae of -isbeatopol have no1 ta* assigned thewv Acaesdlag to tbe last reports, ? tW?gjg<aEiS<El a tittle, hut, to judse from the. state of the temperature la these parte, nicl|aw hOY considered a pretty fair criterion, it oouM only have been a temporary lull, and at the peeeeat meanest tho >1 unfortunate army muat he eutfe riag mere actually than ' ever. On Friday moraiag Fehieaheit* Oiotaasaaoter f was down to flvs degrees below -ero, or ti.rty ssvaa to*' tow the free sing point; aloes yestarda j tho wentkar has) keen rather mere moderate, but is still cold and dreary. f !?.* <7 both French aal FagMeh la' this 'deadly stragg e with tbe etomento is rot Sea ad mini bio then thet dlspUyed at Alma and Inkermann, bat It Is tsrrifels to think how few of thoee bravo mon will bei left to reap the reward of their courage aa i peraover-' ance. A. B. NMm la Itw?rt. TO THE BDITOS OF HI HIRALD. 1 There ui tew countries in the wtild which are to Mi ', dom Mentioned by the imtrtou prase, u Dnuk although amah, tte people linen tlnji shew* them ; ?el re* to be determined to fulfil the object* tin; hare io( rl?w; passing the wnr, which thia null coantr y of. scarcely two mitliMM of Inhabitant* prosperously carrie i ' en fer three ?oeoee?lTe yean, (IMB-166!,) against thes great countries of Gorman;, witb A ptpalition of over < forty five million! of inhabitant*? pasting tfa-? war, lot ui take into serioua consideration what the people of Denmark did in 1848. When the resolution >i< at it*' highest pitch in France? when the Ring of Pruas'n kept! tbe Midlers (hooting down the citizen* o' hie capital ? ? wben all tbe monarcbi of Europe were treaabhnf on tbeir throne*, then procoeded tbe Daaiih people with ' ccolness and witb sensible and thonghtfnl tn'ule, peace ably to tba gorornmtnt, and obtained in the raoa*. friend ly way what other nation*, witb aaerideea of blood and ' prrper.y, hare not obtuned ? a free nnttitutfbo, with . ao broad a platform that tbe Catted States is the only j country in the world that can boast oi the fo<-e**ion of. it* sister. People and government passed tt ently, hand ' in hand until laat year, when the gotarnm -nt changed ' th?lr tiew about the <cn itltutionil'lorm, and J Russian and German Intaenee threatened to take the liberty (rem tbe p*opl?, an<1 to let It go back in the old chain rang Then ie?e the peopl- . for the ro-ocd timo, in earnest, loudly claming of tne King to a i-roond Iidi ' self with a ntw government In |*>oaee?ion of tbe confi- ' demo of the people and Frederick VII. ? jalle.l the' "Kind lifaiteil"? Laf alw.ys photn himself a friend of' tbe a true, upright denocrit; he consequently dismissed his Hinirtry, and cbo?e a ne>r one a'vr the wishes cf the people. nidT$e.??ry same lay tboee thing* happened be received the most bespeaking t*?tiinonr from lbs jicople, thnl acy Kin;; of Denmark had re O'ittd. A pro essiou of more than twslve thousand m^ n, all with torchligY ts, and a deputation sa lined aud cxprri-std tlmr kind feeling . Tor the b< lovsd ling, and addrc- e<l him iu IL* Dan.e u'.lhe peo ple. Ills rjotto is "That lie finla hi* strength in 'be I<?ctf the people," and 'hey alio we to th w ?rM that Fiet'eriuk was in pneM*>lon o.' theie ion-. Hut wan der tl at he feels Intuit If r trong in th>< railat of his fel low i-iti/enaf He I* a k ing in name only, not in mind nnd not in words. fl? is so plain In mtnncta and cus toma that be married a daughter of a poo-, but wor thy citizen of Coi>?-nhag?n after be hsd t 'n divor:el twice from ladies of the ro\ al hl"od. He ke?p? n>> ecu it. His household is !li-e that of a pr.v-.te mr*. What wonder that he sinner, ed hit 'hicn-' with the pern ne Irionds of freedom and liberty/ In tbe mid<M? of list ironth the Ho i.?e of ' ? (rS'iSnta tivss in Copenhagen pa*r?d th'1 following r. -':cn* - Enartefl airl Reiol/ed, That the last Dtnlsb 1 ? 'Sarged mlniaUy thin consisting of the following member*, v / i>?r.trd Secretary of Sta'.e aa 1 l'/eraler, ? Tlllltb Secretary of the Interior, ' Bluhne Secretary of Foreign Affair*, Count yponnerk Secretary of the Trta^tiry, I.icut General Dauien, ..uecretaiy o War, R< ar Admiral Ptlle Secretary of the Naty, Fb'll be imi-each'd tr'ed and stard charged to ?n-*er for their last unlawful admimatiation of their re peolire ? orte-JfuilUi , and further I nac'ed and Re*ol?ed, That If found f uiK.t to b? pun ished strongly arter the eiMiag laws. (Here followe tbe nameroua chargi* pre'erred against tK-m ) It nay be added tbst all the?? men bel >ag to tbe oc blest riehest and mni,t influential fsmliee in the :oan ry, atd haee tbe hl?be?t rank and >rder? of honor of he same. Tbeee opratlons wU and a n?w triumph to be bl?a?lrg? of libertr. By opening the c<|uini of your wide spread Tulnablo pa|?r for Ihia r '*iole \< i will ?Mlga, youra, truly, J. W. M. Ml of Ksi.l Blnnr. Tbe Krhn du Mom! Plmar publish** th* fcll< from a eotrestHiwitent At six o'clock in the eren atg'f tne .?<th ol .lataaty, the snmtn t of the moan r ? between tbe tillage of Magland and la I'errtero, pave way and fell with a fright'* i cranh. The commotion eao*ed a'l th# kons< a of tbe Tillage to shake for mo e -ban (wi minn'e* We thought that w? were aboat tu be *walliw ed op by ao earthquake When things became soroawhat calm I saw a Biass ol tone. *and and earth ? iriaounted by a eloud Of nest b ini all tbe ralley, and stone, earth < and land contla iet to fail for rereo inimt??. From time to tim>? the fall reeoniTnenccd, but w th !<?** ?oi*e Tbe first fall ? hook all the heu*e* on the other ?<de of tbe Arre, hut It appear* that no one wis ,nj,iT*d Nearly alltbetreea in a worel hare been broken iloen Tbe toad and the mar>-h, wUlch are between i be riser and tbe mountain, are covered for a length of upward* of lOtyardn. and a width of about 26, with a'. one* of all ?ires, and with i iuth to a depth ef more than ten feet It I* cat nla'ed that the fall took plaoe fries aear tbe Tiltsg* of I'ernah*, *t a height of ahont 507 yards There i* a probability that a further fall will telso place; bat it ie not likely to endanger the village of Meglai d Hioh Puot or Pisosscot Btf.MON.-A Mir of salaton token on the ]'enob?eot the preeent weoi. wen offered for aaie la the Bangor market for tbe ' moderate sim" of IN They weighed It >saa<U eaoh.? AwMh TVanKTf^, IH 17.

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