Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 15, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 15, 1855 Page 2
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pel an* Loafea. A chaage forth* better wm apparoat irKhia Um pact taw days. At LlwyMl the cotton market baa b??a very tell Brmghout the met; bat change of wMtiMr was bring tag op shipping. The current ra tee win .careely taw?r, bat fair had beea reduced ),d. per lb. Broud ^tr, t?d farther declined slightly. The Mancheater taade Ml very dull Console continued unchanged. The bullion 1* bank HH jnfT tiding, and money *m rather mora abundant. TbiiTt tu i rumor tbat tae Bank of England would mnwducj tin rato of discount, but it la doubtful. Oar Lcndom Correspondence. London, Friday, Fab. 03, 1856. An*ther Jfiaaleriol Cri?a ? Hn?{ Wttfafraical the F**lile* ? Xoebuck i Committee ? Tfcc Facanciei? /'an wure ifafce* a Moot? The CrimM? Something Imin^ ? Russia. Here we are, ia another ministerial crisis I If Roe baok were a Turk, he might fancy that he was born for ao ether purpote than to upset ministries. Hiring be* led down the majority of the ministerial nine pins, by hi* motion for a committee of inquiry into the mis attaagement of the war, the appointment of the com. Mittce ia question has knocked down the three Peelite 9*ae that remained standing. It was hoped? and perhaps M would bare been as well had it been so? that the with drawal of Lord Aberdeen, the Duke of Newcastle, and lard John, would have rendered the committee no longer accessary, and that the energies of the new government creuld be employed in doing something, instead of ex lUning what has not been done by their predecessors. Dt mortuit nil nisi conum? When bad mea die, the good bemoan 'em. It ooems, moreover, that some such compromise was anderatood: but when it came to the scratch, public ?pinion (this time, I think, wrong) was not to be baulked ?f aa inqueat and pott mortem examination of the de funct ministers; and, consequently, Messrs. Sidney Her bert, Gladstone, Sir Jameo Graham and Mr. Cardwell have retimed, "from an honorable feeling to their late aaOeagues." in oinvi n iurj ...... .??> \t v?u? petoat men, they have sacritlced their country to a per penal feeling, at a momentous crisis. Such conduct would be (granting the competency) high treason to the Queen and people. When Lord Peimeraton announced it last night, Bteaeli did not lose the opportaaity of alashing at the Foehtes. There is, however, little chance of the Derby - taes ooming in. The vacancies have not yet been filled up; but as Pal XMrston has now an open field, he will probably put in awn men. Sir Charles Wood is mentioned for the Admi and Mr. Lowe Barnes, Cornwall Lewis, and others, tar the other vacancies. It Is believed Palmer ? ton will aaaounce the filling up this evening. Vou will probably receive a kst by telegraph. Lord Panmure, the Minister of War, made an obser vation the otter night which is likely to make him un popular. Be said if volunteers could not be found for -fee army, compulsion would be resorted to. Palmerston explained last night, that the War Minuter only referred to the militia, where the ballot exists legally. Lord Pan ?Bare has made a mistake. Every mall from the East bring* news which leada to the supposition tbat a great battle will shortly be fought aoar Sevastopol. The Russians have returned in great force to their old quartern, the heights of Balaklava. The allies are now 116,000 strong. The political world his been chiefly occupied this week With the intended visit of Louis Napoleon to the Crimea. He has been solicited not to take this step, as his ab sence from Paris might be the signal for machinations against his authority. Every preparation has been UMdo for bis journey. The Empress is to accompany him to Constantinople He will have his Cent Gardes and aome I ve hundred additional suite of horse and foot. It is (till hoped he will yet be induced to relinquish the Mea. Lord John Ruatell has started for Vienna, via Purls. Be had a long interview on Wednesday with Drouyn do 1'Huys. They say he will visit Berlin before going to Vienna. The treaty between Prnsaia and the Western Powers ia ?till pending. Tuscany has joined the alliance of France aad England. Naples holds out for Russia. Every preparation is being made for a strict blockade af the Baltic ports. Ao Emperor of Russia has itsued a new manifesto, Mailing to aims the whole militia of nis empire. It Is ha the usual semi blasphemous language. God, he saya, 'Who reads all hearts, knows my pure Intention* and will assist me: at the same time I think it advisable to can cut the militia. &c.? alwavs ? r * raxhrw* or unver tkoraweLI'i words: "Read your Bible, boys? but keep your powder dry." There has been very fierce fighting between the Rue Maui and French la the trenches. The French are now bo near the town that the Russians make desperate ?forts to destroy their works. They succeeded in blow tag up a French mine the other day. The French are shell ing the town with thirteen inch mortars. Various changes have been made in the staff. Aney Eftcenrt and Bourgoyne come back, and Majar-Generai Bimpson has been appointed chief of the staff in the Jfcimea. It is reported that Lord Rag' an has reaigncl, but I do not credit it. There is a vague notion that we are on the eve of acme great event? a victory or a catastrophe. This la the ooldeat winter we have had since 1813. The Thames is frozen over, and all navigation (topped. Whilst 1 am writing the snow is coming down in denM lakes, but the cold ia less. Many thousands of the work ing claseei have been thrown out of employment. Se rious results are feared. Gangs of workman have en tered the shops in the suburbs of London, and com pelled the bakers and Butchers to give them bread and meat, aad even money. A row is expected to night in the borough. F. 8.? I juat hear that Talmertton, If hard pushed by the opposition, win demand a dissolution (.^Parliament, and appeal to the people. Onr Pull Corrtipoiidencf. Paris, Feb. 19, 18u&. ? Mtrt Lait Wordt about Mr. SouU?Pre)>aratiomfar War mnd Xegotiationi for react? Attitudes of tk* European Po\ctrt ? Projected Vitit <if the Emperor Xapoleontothe Crimea? Last Week of the Carni?al? Moniter Ball* a1 Ac Motel de VilU? PettiviUu, Illumination I, and a Coronation, all Depending on an If, die. The Preut ku rectified it* Brut statement of the lan fnage of tbe Spanish Minister of Foreign AflYrs, in the session of the Cortes on the 10th inst., relative to tbe departure of Mr. doul<-. Mr. Lururriaga did not say, 11 vii represented, that " the dismissal of that diplomatist wo* a preliminary satisfaction accorded to Spain." Th? Preue may not hate erred in presuming that each a pre aeatation of the cane would not be likely to Hatter ' Ame neon pride." The words of tbe Minister were, "Tbe Vailed states government resolved on tbe 15th of Janua ry last, to replace it* representative at Madrid. ??overn roent baa since ordered a new examination of all the questions pending with the United States, to the end of deciding speedily upon what is just." He concluded by expreeeing hopes of a prompt conclusion of all differ- j ?nces between the two governmerts Several French Journals persist in speaking of the ' recall " of Mr. Uoulr as Indicating a disavowal by the American govern ?lent of the policy which it had Wn supposed to hare aoeommeaded V> its late representative in Madrid. Turning, then, from the Western question, big with ?war, whlrh for a moment threatened tbe horlt-m, the political quidnuncs of Ruropo are absorbed again on tbs Eastern question, with tbe silver lining of pea< e in its leaden cloud of war. Tbe journal* of France and Eng land, as well as of Germany, continue, as usual, to. blow tetb hot and cold in the same hreath. You are at once ?tunned by cries of "I'eace ' Peace and by the din o arms Lord 1'almerston promises tli?t the war is to b pursued with redoubled activity and' rigor, and, at the name time, that his late colleague Lop) John Russell, I )s pass through Paris aad Berlin to Visaon, where fresh negotiations for peace are to be attempted under cir aimstances that will make the conference a veritable con areas. If peace cannot bebronght about, l<ord John ttussell TUs mil powers and Instruction* to urge as speedily as passible a complete and definitive alliance of the w?s', ?rn Powers, and of all Hates that will jom them agaimt Bueeia. who, in her turn, by ordering an extra*nlln\ry Vvy throughout her vnet domiaion', his seemed tochal Vnge them anew to the condict. Helgium has signified Wt unchanged disposition to maintain her neutrality. The King of Holland, who, if report speaks true, shot, "last week, a lover of his mistress, having s irprised the inprudent couple at one of their rendezvous, is too busy wHk his dome 1 lie quarrels to intermeddle at present ?with the *rsat quarrel in whhh the nation i of Kurop* ?een about to b? involved It remains to be teen if a ?reeh expedition to the Baltic, including a hundred ?learners (rose Rngland, *11 warm towards the West ern allies the hearts of minarchs mire imme diately within the ' cold lhadow" of the Colossus ?f tha North. Certain flags of Half, and perhaps of the Peninsula, may with more likelihood ware together with tboee of the augmsuVl forces of tht Western aliee. But in what directum ?rlll the heir of the ireat Napoleon lead the imperial e*g|r< ?0<i their allied ft ?gs in the 4 spring campaign," as rurair begins to rail it 7 Rumor has undertasen herself vo answer this '|ii?s tien, by spradinr. within the Ust few dare, tbe most yeidttre assertions relative to the projer?*j departure of tfet X?pex?x for tbe Cruse*. The c?mspon4ent? of the h|Hi>, tk? German, and Belgian paper*, are beginning to chroaiele these asserUoua, which they hear of, bslag repeated ?mnkm. at ministerial receptions, at prirata and public ball*, at the Bouraa, in the cafes, and on the street. There ia bo doubt bat that the conversations of the Emperor ? while opening no glimpse of hia precise intentiona, and, moreover, tha preparations which are being made at the Tuileiies for a journey in some di rection where fura and thick overcoats and other win ter comfort* may bo agreeable, if not Indispensable? have tended to confirm the general opinion that he medi tatea a vUit to the Crimea. Humor nas even flxsd upon the 22d or 26th aa the date of hia departure, and adda that he will be accompaaied by Prince Napoleon, and, aa far aa Oonstantiaople, by the Empress hersvlf I (hall believe Dame Rumor when the departure of the Emperor shall have been announced In the Maniteur. Bat even if that official journal aliould announce that no auch project bad ever been decided upon, the public would never be persuaded that & toe not at least been entertained. Oen. Niel's expected arrival from the Crimea will, doubtless, according to the newa which he will bring, aid in determining the plana of the Emperor, whatever these may be. Meanwhile, the closing week of Carnival ia tempting tha Parisians to forget, as much as possible, war and ru mors of war, the tedious negotiations far peace, the inclemency of the weather, the decline at the Bourse, and the rise in house rent, in fuel and in food. Strains' unrivalled band, not content with its ordinate Saturday night triumphs, delighted, last night, a more nelect and elegantly dressed audience than usnal, who were willing to pay twice aa much mo ney for half the ftm weekly offered at the Grand Opera The display of toilets and diamonds at the annual Artiste' ball, at tie Opera Com 'que, could scarcely have been surpassed at the Im perial ball at tho Tuilertee, if that bad taken place, ana the display of beauty was more than equal to that of any official ball thia winter But all baUs whatever, must hide their diminUhel beads, in comparison to the seeond monster ball last Saturday night, at the Hotel de Ville. The decorations, Including the marvellous imitation of the Cascade at St. Cloud, were nearly the same as at the first ball. But accommodations had been made for two thousand more gueets than had previously been admitted, to admire the magnificent scale on which the city of Paris can do the honors of hospitality. Nearly ten thousand tickets of invitation were issued, thirty tickets only falling to the rthare of the American legation, and even these, by a strange accident, not having been distributed tli?re. The messenger from the Prefect had carried the long list out of which the thirty names were to be f elected, to tho residence of Mr. Mason. Instead of tha office of the legation. Mr. Mason ia happily recovering from his re cent illness, But a Might sick turn prevented him from seeing the messenger, who, it is said, without taking the trouble to go to tbe legation, made the selection him self, more or less at random, and thui relieved both Mr. Mason and Mr Piatt of the responsibility of disappoint ing oil but thirty of the crown of applictnte. Perhaps M. Bauismaun, the prefect, will be more liberal with bis invitatiens to American guests, when he gives hia great balls in May and October, to each of which twenty or thirty thousand are to be invited, in honor of the Exhi bition of 1R55. The Hotel de Ville will be the centre of more splendid festivities than eTer. Notre Dame, perhaps, will witness the coronation of the Emperor, and all Paris will be illu minated if Napoleon III. returns from his flrst campaign, after having taken Sebastnpol, the oonqueror of the Cri mea. What great and brilliant possibilities hang on that little word, it I FIGARO. r . . P-iRlf, Fob. 22, 1855. Louis Kapoleon's Projected Visit to the Cri^a-Duap proval by the English and Austrian Governments of the Emperor's Project? Flourishing Financial State ment of the French Government? Prussia Inclining to the Coalition ? Mall in Commemoration of Washington's Birthday, <tc. Napcleon the Third will go to Bebaetopol' The statement that Louis Napoleon hai decided upon proceeding to the Crimea, hai for several day* past been the gossip of the saloons, but no one was inclined to attach any serious importance i to it. It wag known that, about a fortnight aro, Napoleon, at one of hi* Cabin?t council*, had in a cursory manner broached the subject, but that, on be ing a Mailed by a torrent or the most incontrovertible arguments from every one present, he had appeared to have totally dismissed the thought from his mind. But a week afterwards the same council was astounded to find, from s casual observation, that the project, to far from being laid aside, Had since been greatly strength ened, and that which seemed at first only a passing idea was really the result of a long train of mental reflec tions. -Again the whole pack of wise men opened out upon him, and again, with his usual smile of gentle ob stinacy, ho seemed to cede to their argument*. The next morning, however, there appeared, in unusually large type, a long article in the Moniteur, mm, ?VP*CiM 0f Entity betwixt the characters of William 1'i.t, the son of the great Chatham, and Nupo leon the Third, was established. Now, the former was inH u ence*' he'll ?riD(iUCt * ?i*?ticvw*r bJ the dictatorial innuence he had acquired m the tribune ami fh?P,r.0Ted \? T ? ? State emergenoy ' fc would lnitil!?Cl ?!r hmperor be to Franco, l'he uu m.rnLVLv K.?dlaK ?*??t two columns of this in a journal ordinarily so curt in its reBections, became sore y puzzled^ when the 'ollowing day it was ascertained hat an officer from the palace had set out for Marseilles - of U,; Tmpwur/w?*1.10 bVYefa,n"" "S* twa* . thought of losing one whom at least half of Trance a 8?0' *" laughing at as un grand oie, and whom SSSsr"" <? ? ?? .. 7 *fter the document I have just now T?s?^nfsMii nPP**r*l ' t!W financial statement for the liKTiu ^i'i* Picture of internal prosperi >J.o consider ng all > ranee has gone through sin-s 1M8? the immense works she has taken in hand, and the fs one if ? ,W"r fbe PreP*?J>l to enter upon? is one of the most remarkable Bute papers on record. tou=h,D? ?od? o( showing the excellence of h?r i Jj 7 f? ? &0T*r,im*Ilt cou|d not have been de ?^ though in prikctioe it possibly h*d no'. the effect ? tiLi, PeoI'l? became uucomfortable at the idea of thiThMLfl r*"'1 1 the services of a man who is now .f??t ?n<l heart and life of all their insti ?<li* ' ?ow,that this additional proof of his wise ad wm,n ?. ?'>.n lay,^*f0re them, they began to think what would be tkeir situation should this temporary sonar* uZlTof "d 0ne of t'"??'ronPn^: ? i i th4t '??ver seem to tall at clebssto Pf ' . f ?t,bf ^/Pt'*" hell which dealt such destruction to ejMJ living thing in the country of Pharaoh should otherworMr*Q "?*Ph?w of my uncle" to an onAVh'l tb* 'Ym^e "" ha,s preserved the strictest sUence ? *h'f ..,uhJec'; 4r)d if there he one fa:t www fc PU^.i than *n?ther, it is that, whether he will go or not. is only known to t Is> the Emperor himself ur i T*,# the F??f*r?e??t Vienna, was with him several hours yesterday, and, I hapen to know expressed his entire disapproval of the project U? re' f^'ent*1 }o his Maiesty that great as would be the in ^ lKhi,.Pr*r??*/ ? crit,wl1 like -he pre Suit th?J? 1 E? ' SD ,imP?rtftnt *' might be the ra enmnirfhi .0 , Kav" ln the hazard of his life was in large? that should he fall, tu.-re was fj ? !1*1' ?? security for theflrmness or the coahtioa? tW i ^ r,llCy WM bouui1 up i" h . person uu I that should such a triumph be reserved ror the Kmperjr all erobahllltt CP^i ?f hii? *reat "n-^?or wjutJ in aU frobebUlty be sjeedily verified, anl Rurope becoios i Fmp?ror llstenei, as is his, aud ths imprfMion on Urd John's mind is that his argumsats ?av thlt'wh those who know S*pole.,n better say that when once he begins to thin* aloud the stronger the argument! ags in, t his views aod tbe 'more unanswera lo thejuseooi. the moretentdous y !? he ever ?und to h , Id to them. The Austrian g v-rnmeat .4 s.?d to have made represei.Utions to the s*m? e:ie;t. l'he K m peror s silence is so absolute on the suhje.-.'. that wii-u om-e tie thoughts within h m grow too' big 'or con ?e.l mZl1""' ,"?:r hi' Ul"' V1 the of rat oun itio!, is done In his own way the matter ha i ?ee i disss, tel. weighed and di^e-t. d; he hasexkausted his pawers u?,n it and to argue w,th him afterwards is^to du?aU with the m.d> ay sin c* the h?.ivng ??a. E'en if so disposed, it soay be doubte* whether he has the power to cefend the p )sition he h?s mentillc ta!.oa u? t7ar,r?lrrt,'.10? C*1',ro--,h? hssurrv-latit *01 . ? sum-lent. It M ,,,t diffl-.jlt to P'celvi ihro ich whatgrndauons fce miy have arrive! a" Sacaa lster minat|/?n. As to personal casualty, his knova iinn i ples of fatalism induce him to pat -m:h a aootn?ncv r, o( ?-?-??.t.0? fteuu^, m eiertion. r"" " U,U hi,h,,rt'? h?" ?tts0lel the ??irrtioiifl ot his allien anil oirin/ to th?-ir nuri'tunn tary squabbles he belliw. tbat n'o tW.iy ^ ca? Ss ?n.? I T,"1""' h# ""T have absolute?" n" generals, no troops, no unity of c ?nnail. (hi his own side he has a devotes! soldiery, whom he has endeared by ? thousan 1 acts of kin Insss, symptfy. au I i{?ne rous reward; but it begins to be uo<Wstoo I that G-n?r*l Canrohert, an admirably instructed olfl er as he is is ?ther overweighted hy the imm-use resp .nsib.l t* which retts on Ins shoulders, he has nnver b-tore n?l i sole command-never before been brought in iitttn. tkZO. *PPro*chlog to an enterprise^ n ivbich the fate of the world .Jepends. Woo -*n overrate the ftni.ortsn e to such a man, deeply learn-d la ,ve,? scientific deUi! of his art. of tha pr-.ence of o?e whl woulir,.l,.?(.|,|ni(t0,>4l| responsibility without en tan fbe miUtl/IT?. 0r,t0,ICh""( 4 '-?f of h's l.urel rne military service, too, is precisely thitm valch Nam leon has most acquired pr "Bcieucy, and where bis s-.u ies have borne frul{. The artille r hss be-n hlH nas. i ,? rom his shildhaod. Tbej ,f he win-if un ^r his ..,s 7' fir'"1 *",h 'nthusiasni, shoull rush to "id ^Mon imi "WTt *" b*ror" t,i"n' ,r,'*t a da/sling 1 . '***" "acored himself in tb ? n,?ti ?u he ^Id,"n th'.h<,ll"? "f hi- hind? hate Sand will W.*i h* n"t ,J*V* ohtaine.1! On th . oos and r''gulsr?.i"*t|T1 ? V D*l'?? ?^mirably mtupuUud waoders th~! iV ? i c,n It to Iteelf wh.le oe the other will ,!T V"? trorn iu, shires? on or order his army to atu-w Aust r, iu ^ ^ ^ ctio^^s bUa?'iS,r ?;t cordltlons of the memoranduoi of the 2sth Jast, taken and interpreted as they w. re then in 71 the basis ef peace. Rut It is not positively' kniwn a"' tBcugh itlssbrevdly ?oni?etiired, wn?f is the f.rt i?r point which cannot be asijusts l between the i'mssiin cabinet and those of Tari* ?cd London. This "st^kuif , point" la Mid to bo that Pruaeia wishes to reserve to h or Mil tbe power of independent action beyond the lisslta ?f the mnonuidin of tbo 28th o' December, whilst the other allies hind themielvea to act according to the drriaion of the majority. It ia quite certain tnst the semi official organ ?, the Fmyt and Comtitutionnel, are much more reserved in their expreuioni than thev were a few da; a ago. Count d'Olberg, who ia attached to Ge neral WeddeB's mission, haa left Paris a second time for Berlin. The Kmperor baa given orders that the old riding school in the Grandes Ecuiriea at TeraaillM, shairbe re established as it existed in the time of Louis XIV. The coining of the new copper pieces baring the effi gy of the Kmperor. is proceeding with great activity in the seven mint* o< Paris It is calculated that by the end of the year 186A, all the old copper coin will hare been withdrawn from circulation. Tbe prooesaion which annually attends tho bceuf greu, undismayed by tbe weather, has been busily p?r*rabuUt ing tbe city, w th its cortege of Roman viators, knigtts, crusauera, musketeers, Turks, Persians and noblemen of tbe era of Louis XIV., all personated by bntchers, bus been paying visits to the English, American and Danish fmbasrus, and all the various ministerial hotels, to the great smucement of a very numerous olass of persona in Paris, whom nothing (s too trivial to amuse Now, however, we bave inaugurated the solemn season of Lent, and even the baeuf pros must cede be'ore the charms of rait flab and let oafs de Paqu:s. In the midst of this sombre darkness but one ray of light remiuds tbe leitive world of departed joys, and that le? a grani b&U 'o night at Hen's rooms, in commemoration of tbe Father of America's Independence, which is spiAen of as about to be f ne of the most brilliant of the season. BERTIE. THE WAR IN EUROPE. The Emperor of the French seems determined to pro ceed to tbe Crimea, to see, In person, what is going on; and no doubt would, if he could, time his viait so as to bo present at tbe fall ef Sebastopol. England and Austria have adviaed bim to Btay at home His absence, it is aaid, would not, in any case, exeeed thirty days. Russia baa declared war on Sardinia, It is stated? but on the faith of obscure correspondence ? that Tus cany has joined tbe Western a'liance. Naples has not. There ia nothing whatever new from tbe Danube. Lord Rsglan is said to bavo resigned, to avoid recall. Tbe Earl of Lucan and some other officers have been invited to resign. 8EVEBE BATTLE AT EUPATORIA. THE RUSSIANS DEFEATED BY THE TUBES? DKATH Of BELIM PASHA? OFFICIAL ACCOUNTS. Affairs before Sebaatopol are unchanged. A battle ban been fought at Eupatoria. On Feb. 17th, General Liprandi, with a force about equal to, or perhaps a few thousand superior to the Turks, attacked them, and after four hours firing retired beyond the range of th< shells from the English ships, the Turks not pursuing, timer l'aeha commanded. We bare the following accounts of the action On February 17th the Russians who, under General Liprandi, bad been for some time collecting around Eu patoria, attacked the Turks with a strong force Omer Pacha, who had arrived by sea from Varna a few days before, took the command of the Turks in person, and after four hours fighting, the Russians drew off to a distance of lour mil's. The following are the telegraphic despatches that brought the intelligence to France and England ? Bcciiarwt, Feb 48, 1855. A messenger, who left Eupatoria on the 17th February, and performed the journey from Varna to Bucharest in twenty-six hours, brings the following despatch from Eupatoria:? Eupatoria, Feb. 17, 1855. The Russians attacked Eupatoria this morning. They were commanded by Liprandi; and their numbers were 20,000 infantry and 6,000 cavalry. They commenced the attack an hour before daybreak, and had with them seventy guns Tbe conflict lasted three hours. The assault was signally repulsed. Tbe steamers threw shells among the assailants. The Russians have 500 men Kort du combat, the Turks 160. Omer Pacha commanded in parson. Sellm Pacha, the Fg} ptian, was killed. Vast misses of cavalry and ar tillery are now assembled round Eupatoria. Ilie following is tbe account from tbe Pa- is J foniUur: A telegraphic despatch from Bucharest anncunc?s that on Saturday, the 17th Inst., at 6 o'clock in the morning, the Hussinns. to the number of 40,000, under the orders of Gen L'prandi, attacked Eupatoria, ani a'ter a contest or four hours they were vigorously re pulsed witb considerable loss, bv the Turks, under tho command of Omer Pasha. The Turks hid 15 killed and SO wounded. Buleyman Pasha was killed. A battery served by the French lost four men. Tbe following is tbe English official account:? Losi-do*. Feb. 25?10 P. M. lord Panmure presents his compliments to the editor of the Tinui, and begs to transmit a copy of a tele graphic despatch which baa been received from Lord Raglan through the British sgent at Bucharest:? BrFoRK Skbahtopoi., Feb. 18. 1865. A force, said to be 40.000, of Russians, with a large ?umber of guns, attacked Eupatoria at daylight on the 17th, and was rtpulsed with lois by Omer I'a*ha. 'I he Turkish loss is said to be inconsiderable, but Selim Pasha, commanding the Egyptian brigade, was killed. Ibe British men of war. under tbe Hon. Cap tain Battings, covered both flanks with great effect. Tbe action terminated at 10 A. M , when the Russians retired a few mile*. There are several other despatches, purporting to come from Vienna and elsewhere, but they contain merely the above news in a different ihape. Private despatches in the possession of Greek firms in England tend to encourage the opinion that the im portance of the battle is over estimated in the public accountf. PROBABILITIES AND MOVEMENTS BEFORE SEBaSTOPOL. The Paris correspondent of the London Chroniclt, writing on 2Mb ultimo, give* the following version of a portion of General Niel'a report to the Emperor on the future siege operation* ? A change is to be made in the mode of attack. Hitkerto the principal points of attack by the besiegers have been the southeastern portion of the exterior lin* of defence of Sebastonol, the Quaran tine fort end tbe Flagstaff bastion. It has been resolv ed that the direction of the attack shall be changed. The principal point of attack choien by General Niel is Fort Malakoff Four batteries are to be erected at the dis tance of 600 metres from that bastion, which will com pletely unite the French and English works, and enable them to concentrate an overwhelming force against the place and render it untenable. It Is calculated that these works will be completed aboit the 10th ot March, or, In al lowing for accidents of weather and unforeseen deiavs, at all events by the 20th. By that time the allied forces will be prepared to open a fire, which, it is to be hoped, will be decisive, with no less than 400 heavy guns As to tbe Emperor's journey, and to the part he is td take in tbe operations of the siege, the following ia the cal culation : ? In leaving Paris on the 7th, and proceeding direct to Toulon, it It supposed be will Tie able to reach Constantinople on the 14tn or 15th, and Kameiscli by the 17th, or at all events by tbe 18th. By that time the works will be ready, or nearly so, and it is consequently believed that the formidable and irresistible attack which ll 'n preparation will be made in his presence Adm ral Broat telegraphed, under date Februiry 13, that l he works of the besiegers go on slowly, fn conse quence of the bad weather. The Kalians were forti fying their right and getting n?w guns into position on the quarantine side. The C.nard steamer Arabia, at Malta, in 63 hour* from Constantinople, reports, of tbe 14th ultimo, that some thnu'anj Russians, who accompanied the Archduke M'rhael to So ha- topol, had been frozen to death. Correspondence from the enmp, of February 0 and 7, states t^at tbe snow had almost disappeared, for tie time, snd the tliermome or, absut noon, reached 6 2 dog. Fuel lor cooking was still scarce, indeed almost wan ing A kind of low fever was ra'Uer prevalent in hotb camps, i'he Provost Marshal ha I all his energies at work ?e? , ing out a gang of maraulers who bid mur lere 1 and robhe I an o(Hc? r's servant. Cmtinual skirmishes took place between the Fremh and Russ. ans. The Rus sians, in s-nking a countermine, bad come lato tbe eallorv of a French mite, and blown it up, killing the French officer of engineers. and some of his men Next day the French took their revenue by opening n rateked battery ot grape npou a Ru-sian sortie party, kitliog and wounding 200 to .'>1)0 Tbe railway navvies" (labo rers) an- bu*y br- akii,(f groin.1. Ruisian de-erter* re port that ther* is abundance of provisloos and ainon ini tion wiMi n S?bastopol. but tha troops are in want of ' raki " Ihiiing tbe night of i-eiruiry 8 4 tre Di ndons cannonade w,iB mads aioug the wiole of the It ii Re is* n llBee, but no attack. February lOt'i (Latest advices by lett-r ) .Nothing wortij re port iig On that day ? the lOiii? I.ord Italian tele gra.hs that Urge convoys, apparently of a c* men. were moving out of -febsstopol, an1 eqaal'y larire convoys of ?uppli's were moving iu. Iho Russians within the city appeared ta be breaking up hulks ia tho Arsenal an! using tlie ma*eriali for platform* and ckevaux-de-frim, at tbe battery Du Mat. 1he (Irtish were prooeejiug wiin tbe armament of their works. The health of the amy was belter Forage was trie cbi"f want On the l^th Generii Peliesier telegraphed to Paris that no successful attempt conid he made on Sebastopol for a month 10 come On the same date Menschikoff tei -graphed t ? .St. Peteisnnrg th? explosion of the French m n?, as above men'ione t, and adds : ''At night detachments of volunteees continually harass the enemy in their trendies ant', by obliging them to beat to armi, oom pel them to suspend tueir works.'' Orders have reached Constantinople to p-epare hos pital tie's Immediately for 5 000 men, from which it is inferred that an assault is to be made on He'ws'opol. fbe Rrltl'h infantry only are withdnwn fr.?i the siege lims; the artillery anl sailors remain in charge of their lotteries. With respect to the actual numbers of tbe British army hefi re Beb astopol the London \l >rnina i'ott gives the following summary. and pledges itself to the sorrect nees of tt e itatemeot:? The grand total ot the ar y in tbe East was, Feb ruary A 44,048 Tbue ~x?mpo?ed ? ? Officers , 1,212 yetgoen's 2,r>35 Trtimmers 73S Kark snd file 40,131 I rand total - 41,018 Of the?* there were in hospital at camp.... 5.773 And s<ek atPcutari 12,341 Making a total of sick -18,117 There were missing a* prisoner* of war 134 Tb?re were on coeimsn 1 2,t9S And ther* w*re present as an effective force 24,194 Thus c< m posed ? officer* 1,942 Ferpeaots Itrnmmeis #3& Rank atd die 20,762 Total -M?4 And th's was exclusive of the naval biigade The elec tive force before "ebastopol was, therefore, on '.he 6 ill of February, ia tound numbers, 2(1,000 men. THE BALTIC. Galignanl's Mtumgmr, ef Pans, hu the following :? The operations in ih? Battle next spring win, it la stated, be eondneted on a scale of extraordinary magnitude. la addiUan to the naval faroaa of Ingland, whieh are to consilt of 160 steamers, Franca will aand 60 ataam tm sels and a powerful land armament, which la now ata tioned at Tarioua points along the coaat from Oalaia to Cherbourg For the conveyance of tfcaee troopa and all the war materiel, the Freaoh government have entered into a contract with an Engliah company, the represen tative of which ia at present In Paria? an arrangement which will have the advantage of leaving the vessels of war free to operate with all their power agahut the great Russian strongholds ia the Gulf of Finland. RU6SIA. The following ia the full text of the Imperial manifesto, of whieh a summary has already been published We, by the Grace of God, Nicholas I., Emperor and Aucrat of All the Ruaaias. lie., make known ? Onr faithful and beloved subjects know how mneh we desire to obtain, without recourse to the forte of arma, without a greater effusion of blood, the object which we have had constantly in view? that of defending the rights of our co religionist*, and in general of all the Christians in the East. That desire is also known to all those who have followed with attention and impar tial ty the progress of eventa,as wall as the invariable ten dency of our act*. We have been and will still remain strangers to any othrr mainspring of action, to any other view in matter of faith or conscience. Even now, true to those principle* which we have adopted, wo have an nounced our consent to the opening of negotiations with the Western Powers, who, with the Ottoman Porte, have fornfcd a hostile a'liance against us. We think that we are entitled to the same sincerity on their part, to the same disinterestedness of intentions, and we do not lo*e the hope of*bbtalning the re-establishment of peace, so much cesired, and so precious for the whule of Christia nity. Ne verts eless, in the presence of the force* which they array against us. and of th* other preparations which thty are making to contend with us. preparation* which, despite the measures taken for the opening of ne gotiations, are not discontinued, but, on the contrary, daily assnme larger dimensions, we are constrained, on our tide, to think of measures to increase the means which God has given us to defend our country, to op pose a firm and powerful barrier to all attempts hostile to Russia, to all project* that menace It* safety and it* greatness. t his, the first of our duties, we accomplish and In vokirg the supnort of the Most High, with entire faith in bis grace, with full confidence In the love of our *ub jects, animated like ourselves with the same sentiment of devotion for our faith, for the orthodox church, and for our beloved country, we address this new appeal to all clashes of our subjects, ordaining:? The formation of a general militia of the Empire. The measures relative to the formation and organiza tion of this militia have been examined and confirmed by us, and are embodied ia detail In special regulation*; tliev will be everywhere carried eut with punctuality and zeal. More than once Russia has been menaced, and has undergone sad aid cruel trials; but she always found her salvation in her humble faith in Providence, and in the close and indissoluble bonds which unite the mo narch with his subject*, his devoted children. Let It be ho again to day. May the Almighty, who reads every heart, who blesses pure Intention*, grant us hi* as sistance. Given at St. Petersburg the 20th day of January of the Ivear of Grance, 1855. and in the 30tli year of our reign. NICHOLAS. RUSSIA. AND SARDINIA. We have received the following telegraphic despatch from Berlin, Feb. 26, 1866. Advices from St. Petersburg, of the 17th, state that Count Nesselrode has issued a circular despatch, ex pressing the Emperor's disapprobation of the conduct of Sardinia. War is declare4 against Sardinia. Notice has been given toSardinian vessels to leave the Russian ports. The exequatur has been withdrawn from the Sardinian Consuls. * l he Russian agents at Genoa and Nice hwe been re called. The property of Sardinian subjects has been placed under tie protection of the laws. PRUSSIA The committee of the Second Chamber at Berlin ha* resolved to propose a vote of want of confidence in the ministerial policy. TURKEY. DIPLOMATIC MOVEMENTS IN CONSTANTINOPLE? DE PABTFRE OF THE MINISTER TO VIENEA. The Paris Moniteur publishes the following from the Journal de Constantinople of tbe 12th of February On Thnrtday last Baron de Brock, the Austrian In ternuncio, accompanied by the members of his legation, roceeded to tbe Imperial palace of Tcheragan, where he ad a farewell audience of bis Majesty the Sultan. The Internuncio expressed hi* regrets to his Majesty at leaving a post wbere he had experienoed so much kind ness and sympathy at the hanls of the sovereign of the empire and of bl* government: and the Sultan, having expressed his great satisfaction at the distinguished manner in which he h*d fulfilled his mission under all circumstances, charged him to express to his master how bsppy he felt at tbe good relations which existed between the two States, and that he wis penetrated with gratitude foi the great services he renders with so much loyalty t? tbe noble cause which he and his allies defend against Russia. The reception given to the Internuncio by his Majeity waa most courteous. The Minister of Foreign Affairs end the introducer of the ambassadors were present at this audience. On tbe same day Baron de Bruck paid visits to the Ministers of the Porte and to the other Ambassadors, who all expressed their regret at losing, by his depar ture, a diplomatist and a colleague with whom they wne all on excellent term*, based upon profound esteem for his rare intelligence and noble character. The diploma and insignia of the decoration of the Im - E'rial Order of Pedjidic, first class, which his Imperial ajesty the Sultan has deigned to cinfer upon him, was to be forwarded to him during the day. Riza Bey, who left on Monday for the Ottoman Em bassy at Vienna as Councillor, is appoltted to the Pari* embassy in the same capacity Server EITendi, First Secretary of the Ottoman Em bassy at Vienna, ia appointed to the same post at Paris. Omer Eftandl, Second Secretary of the Ottoman Em bassy at Vienna, also goes to Pari* in the same capacity. LATEST DESPATCHES. Paris, Sunday. Feb. 25, 1856. The Emperor's departure 1h stated to be fixed for the Till of March, but ft 1* still hoped that he may give up the idea. Mo.nday, Feb. 3d, 1856. Rentes closed 95 6 0, 66 60. Koyi.vesnERG. Feb. 26, 1866. The Journal de St. Petersburg contains an Imperial ukase, dated 21st, declaring in a state of siege the gov ernments of Woronich Kursk and Tcbernigow, and places them under the orders of Uortschakolf, com mander of the south army. A telegraphic despatch has been received announcing tbe loss of the French vessel La S?railanhe, with 400 sick and wounded from the East, off Bonifacio. Dlstreae of the Worklngmen In England. SKRIOl'B BI0T8 AT LI TEBFOOL? ATTACK OH THE M ARKETfl - CAFTl'RB OF (FRIRONBM ? BKFORTH FR'M HIRMlNGaAM AND HaNCHESTKB ? QC1BT B&8TOR&D. Destitution in England bad almost reached Its height. From the combined eauses of an unusually sevtre winter, unusually dear pricee for all descrip tions of provisions, nod a toUl xUgnation of tiade, tUe poor are in a deplorable state. Many thousand laborers bare been for weeks without food, excepting the sup plies of charity. In Liverpool the times hare been peculiarly severe, in consequent# of the froat having (topped the exten give building worka, and from the continuance of easterly winds having prevented the arrival of American sliippping. The abteuce of shipping alone deprived marly 5.O00 dock laborers and porters of work, and of all descriptions of laborers there were not (ewer than 18,000 m*-n destitute of employment. Considering tae number of helpless women and children dependent on these men, this presents a terrible amount cf suffer in* Our correspondent describes it as pitiable to sec | hund'eds of poor fellows idling around the Kxchange in hopes uf obtaining a ''chance job.'' Consider able liberality had been dlipUyed by the citizens, and about JC3.M0 werj subscribed. Relief stores were opened in various parts of the town, and tickets, entitling the Dtaier to bread snd coals, were freely distributed. The conduct of the ummployed was, almost without excep ting peacenble and praiseworthy, although want was so grea< that instances had occurred where men actually tainted from hunger, and felt on the street. The bulk of these really industr oun classes bore up bravely, in the b< pe "t an early return to labor. Ho?ever, on Tuesday, the '20th, great agitation was observable in the Scotlani Road, one of the lowest and most disieputablo quarters of the town. By degrees the eacitsmrnt swelled into the d mensions of a riot. Hands of the diaconted mtrched out into varioos parts of th* town, anl caused the greatest consternation to the citizens. The stores along the principal thoroughfares were iinme'iauly closed ? the jewellers and silver- mith* first. ne?t 'be cullers end gunsmiths, and finally the entire '-adf of t.m town, was suspended. There bands of marauders varied >n number from flf'y to nearly 1,<*)0, but oontalned a eonsM< proportion of woicen and lads. Tbey seemed to have no aoit of organization, nor any definite object in view. At nrst they rushed tumultuously Into the bakers' shops, tweuty or thirty of which were stormed and plundered. They also demaaled and received money from various o'ber storekeepers. An attack was rr v'e on Ht John's market, but the gates were dosed, and the policc beat off tbe besieger*. To- I wares evening the town resum d its wonted appearance. An eitra foioe of special constables was sworn in, and a number of tbe ordinary police were arm?d and mount ed. Sixty prisoners were taken, and were summarily s?l tence1 by the police courts to terms of hard labor, varying from a wn>k to three months Next day, Wednesday the 21st, the dlstrhances were reruroed The same scenes again occurred, the provi sion shops were attacked, tn* police made successful skirmishes, snd captured many of the rioters The ?tores w?Te closed during part of the day, but from the report of our corre?p?ndent, wUo took occasion person ally lo witness tbe rlota, this ivas a precaution quite unci i e?ssry. The pol' "e were at sll times more than a n atch for the mob. Hnce the 21 ?t, all had remain**! perfectly <(uiet. Kimilar disturbances, but on a smaller sc?le, took place In London of men and boys levied contri nutloos oa the storekeepers, till the interferen:e of the pol'ce stoj ped the enterprise The report from Manchester is less unfavorable than from I iv?rpo?l. but it shnws distress. The severe frost bad clused the cauals and tb? workmeu, dependent on traffic, were compelled to apply to the w^rihouse. Ponn? hundred railway porters had been discharged, trim lack of work. The mills are beginning to work on ? sb?rt tim ." \t HrmiBghACB lie s. ate of the poor is very distreie Ib,'. Nt?w tni.'isanJ ?or' iasn are out of employment ia , the tuwn of Uiria.ngl.eiu alone, an) a proportionate ? umber la the neighboring parishes. Notice haa ben Cm to the ironworkers that a ndnctioi of wage* ou do longer delayed. Nsakmof the aeadle-?Itor? of Redditch are without work. The watch trad* of Covea try ia titiuwljr doll, mostly from deftciensy of Ameri can onion. Ia nut of tbs other manufacturing to was and TiUacM o( the dirtrist, the pressors of pauperism waa on the taoraaao : aad msasuras war* la operation to afford temporary relief. The Nottingham lace and hosiery trade wan very dull, and the workmen were beginning to suffer from iearcltj of employment and dearaeM of previsions. At Leicester business remained to depressed tfeat a number of hands were ent of wora. At I/eedi and In the Weit Riding of Yorkshire diitreaa exist* ; but, it ia hoped, only of a temporary nature. LATWT. The detention of the Pacific enablea ua to itate that affair* had taken a decided turn for the better. A sud den thaw had *et in, enabling the builder* and etaal men to resume work, while a change of wind waa bring ing up a considerable amount of snipping. It wa* hoped the wont waa put. Progrere of the Popular Movement bt Eno> lsuid? Cantlon to Ministers. [From the London Times, Feb. 23.] e * * * We are wearied of expecting every thing decisive. Meanwhile there are thing* which will wait as little aa time and tide. The people of England are tired of 'waiting forever, and are ranting their im. E fence in public meeting*. Maryleboue, Liverpool, mingham and other boroughs are passing strenuouH resolutions in favor of greatoc activity abroad and administrative reform at home. Only lot onr statesmen dawdle a few weeks more, let the war go oa a little longer on the old system of no fighting, but some 1,600 dead or diseaxed every week, and these provincial meet itigi, now more angry than senou.t, will begin to acquire a new and terrible import a* the only placet where men art in tamett and intend what they tay. These safety valves, as they are ealled, of the British constitution are apt to fall into desuetude, and almost contempt, so long as Parliament stems to b- doing its duty; when it falls they come into eiy and astonish politicians. Nay, let Parliament, let binetH beware! what if we should aee tne rise of a league for military reform t Should the war cost the country 60,000 men and ?60,000.000 every year, without results, without honor, but with much injury to com merce and Increasing distreas to the comnunity, we certainly thaU have a league, and a much more danger out and uncomtitutional one than it t triumphant proto type If there is the lean simpleton that the war is not carried on as well as it should be, and that the interests and honor of the country are lacrifited to the mainte nance of a vicious military system, it will anawer the purpose of the mercantile elaaaes to tax themselves to any amount for the maintenance of a political agitation. This would bring the commonalty into direct collision with the prerogative, and we can only aa y that we trust we mav not see it in our time. Mr. roebuck's amended committee appear* to be fairly constituted. It contain* men of business, men of ex perience, men of intnltive sagacity, and eeveral of very atreag opinions. Indeed, we know not what a reformer con Id have to say against it, seeing that no reasonable being would insist on a perfectly onesided tribunal. What government has to do is obvious. It haa to beat ths insidious rival which the House of Commons has raised up and pitted against it. Now, we beg to sug gent this ia what lord l'almerston has to do. With a Ministry now all his own, perfectly homogeneous, and more remarkable, indeed, for party eoherenoe than per sonal ability, it 1* very hard If he cannot outstrip a committee, the very nature of which in i contain dis cordant material* that oannot pull easily together. So, while it is asking it* usnal complement of twenty thou sand queationa, let him set to work at once, proposing and carrying out the reforms which it is slowly arriv ing at. One consideration wo cannot forbear from pressing just now, when it may be appreciated, and while there is still the opportunity. Any war, and especially this war, is always apt to get ahead of our arrangements by Us own changmg scene and conditions. In little more than a twelvemonth, we have already gone through the fol lowing phases in rapid succession : ? Peace, defensive operations, declared war, landing at Gallipeli, at Varna, a reconnoissance and preparation* for a campaign In Bulgaria; a coast warfare at Odessa and the Asiatic foits; an illegal blockade of the Black .Sea and subse quently a blockade of the Danube a landing and field operations in the Crimea ; demonstrations on the north side an* then on the south side of Sebastopol, with a view to Afturprise; a siege, a bombardment, an at talk by sea, an attempted blockade without complete in vestment, the defence of our own position against overpowering numbers; two battles in the field, both under very unusual circumstances, and now a continual standing under arms in the expectation of an attack, while the primary affair, the assault on Sebastopol, ia still Indefinitely deferred. In every stage of the affair we have been behind hand, and are not now ready for the work we undertook to accomplish just five months ago. Nay, it is more than four months since we fully realized the nature of tlie operation before us, and oould reckon up on our fingers, so as to say, all the things nesessay to success: and we are not prepared yet; we have not yet got up our depots of previsions, ourMigeguuB, fur ammunition, our hut*? anything, in | fact, requisite for the task Now, if wo are so fear fully behind hand in the most fixed and calculable part of our work, when we can see months before us. how can we expect to be always prepared ior the nalf-doxen new and unexpected changes which the war may very likely go through this year? Bow are we prepared for a war In the int trior ? for operations in the mouths of the Danube ? co-operation with the Caucasian tribes ? an at tack on Odessa? the proper management of the Turkish and Sardinian troops in our pay ? a war of gunboats in the Baltic ? all these phases indefinitely varied by new casualties, new pestilences, new conditions of every kind? Without an immense amount of preparation, vigor of forethought, and a stern determination to sa crifice everything to efficiency, we shall never keep up with successive emergencies, eaeh one more sudden, more formidable, and larger in it* demands than the last. Lord* Palmerston and Panmure must far outstrip the Committee of Inquiry, if they would keep up with the war; and if they do, they need not fear their e'*v*n Parliamentary inquisitors. The J Re-Conatruct?d Cabinet of Rngland? How It Assumed Ita Present Shape. [From the London Times, Feb. 26. ] The process by which Lord Palmerston's administra tion haa assumed it* present shape is so extremely s'n gular that we bardlv know in what language to describe the means employed or the object attained. Viewed as a whole the complicated political transactions which commenced 'with Lord John Kuaaell'a abrupt resignation of office In Lerd Aberdeen's Cabinet on the 23d of Janu ary, and end With Lord John Russell's acceptance of a subordinate pc sit ion in Lord falmeraton's Cabinet on the 23d of February, are not calculated to raise the character of public men, or to command the confidence of the countrv. In subataaee, the effect of these changes has been to reject what former political combinations bad absorbed, and to absorb what they had rejected? to destroy whatever had been done in the last two year* towards the reconstruction of the liberal party on a more enlarged basis, and to throw bask the highest offices in the State Into the exrlnsive circle of Brookes's. Lord John Russell himself, who is the harlequin of thia panto mime, passes with astonishing alacrity through his pos. tures and transformations ? now up, now down, at one moment everything, at another nothing ? until lie enda In the grotesque combination of a Minister Plenipoten tiary at a European Congress and the Colonial Secretary at home. It is evident that to tboae who regard these questions with no eyeB but those ?f party the end of three perturbations has been attained by the expulsion or withdrawal from the Cabinet of those elements which differed in seme degree from the pure tradition* aad the personal connexions of the whig families; but we are not aatis&ed that the countrv and the Uouae of Commons will be disposed to regard in so favorable a light the re sults of a change of government which haa still the dlr only of a successful intrigue On general grounds, and as far ai the practical im provement of the government is concerncd, Lord Pal merston ban thus far been fortunate, for circumstances have enabled bim to overrule the pretensions of a rival, and to relieve the government from the men whase re putation nad suffered most severely from the misman age men t of the war. 1-ord John Russell is harmless, and may even he useful upon his return to England, in the post of Colonial Secretary; and, although no one will dis pute the high abilities of the four Ministers who have just retired, the universal unpopularity and suspicion w hich attached to their conduct and opinions render tbeir departure a matter of small regret. Mr. Gladstone and his friends appear not yet to have learnt the political truth that no psrty can exist for any useful purpose in this country, whatever may be the brilliant talents of its member*, unles* It re^ts upm one of the broad distinctions of opiulnn which pervade tie nstico, and represents some of the great elements of public opinion. Coder these circumstances. I<ofd Palmerston has en deavored to extract the materials of a government from the remains of the whig party, with some aidition of men new to the ranks of official like. * e t * t'pon the whele, we must wait till we are more accu rately acquainted with the composition and views of the new administratis? for such It virtually Is? before we determine the degree of coottde?ce it may appear to us to deserve. If the management of its affair* io Parlia ment dooa not show a far hi<hor degree of judgment an l ability than lord Palmerston baa je'. dlsplaved in the cffice of chief minister and lender of the llouie of Commrns. and If the members who tn?y now be intro duced into tbe government are not better qualified than the; have yet proved to meet an emergency of extraordi nary (Jiflircltv. both at home and abroad, we can prog nosticate no long duration for sucli a cabinet. Proceeding* In thr Kii?INIi Parllnment. MIN1HTEMA1. KX PI. A NATIONS. In Ibe Iloute of Common*, on the 23d of Kebruary. on tho moticn of Lord 1'a i.khwto* to pottpone the Hmt ori'ir of the day, Fir J C, raii am rose and tald that, according to estab lift ed u'age, and Id ac-ortance with a talutary practice, having ctiMd to be one of the confidential aervant* of he frown, he thought it a duty incumbent upon him to ?tate thi' re?t?n? which bad induced him to take th?t ?ttp, and he de>med tbi< tb* beat opportunity. With iefer<nce to the motion of Mr Roebuck, he obaerved 'bat the government had now adopted It, and the Houae *li about to consider an amended Hat of eleven names, ditcutaed between Ibe mover and the minister, with a view of appointing a fair committee. Rut if the execu tive goverr.ment bad made up it* mind that a committee of tin* kind abould be appointed, he regretted not to * id npoo It any member of ber Majeity '? government, enter teininr, a* he did, a strong opinion that, If this Inquiry was 1o be prosecuted, there would be a great advantage >u hav'ng a minister of the crowa present at it. Bat he objected altogether to the appointment of a aelert com niitt. i?, aa peculiarly dangerona at the present moment Alter a few remarka from Mr. BRioftT, Mr h Rnnrr trotted that, In the peculiar aituation in wbiib be atood, the Hoate would allow hta to ex plain the jeaaona of the course he had taken in leaving the preaent government. The poaltian he hold differed >onr.rwhat from that held br Sir J. Oraham and Mr. (Madatoae, having been connected w'th one of the war depar?menta, and therefore implicated In the censure parted by the Hoaae opou tbi management of thote de partmeata. Ai a vote of centure, therefore, the motion j waa now Talutlait , mad inquiry, It wo aid be a mere aham B? disapproved this Nnaittw, tad if it ?M r#? sistibl* he weuH not be a party to It. Mr. Gl aiwtorb eomaencad by referring to hi* comma* aiaatioaa with the Marl of Darby durli^hi* attempt to form t imruMnt, and to kia motive* for joining tkl ? exiatiag administration, notwithstanding the poll) h? suffered at being separated ftom Lord Aberdeen. After urging at much length objection* to the proposed la* qulry, bo concluded by expreaaing a hope that he had made it clear that the ground upon which ha aad hit friend* bad aeted waa not an aversion to inquiry into the calimitiea la the Crimea, or into imputed aJitnaa iinnest Lotd P-ilmxmton ? My right honorable friend* havin* distinctly stated the rronnds on whieh they separated themselves from the government, I thall not Tentnro a single word of ontieism on the eonrae which they hart thought themselves bound to pursue; being ooavineed, as 1 am, that they aotod from a sincere conviction that their dnty pointed t4 the path they have taken, aa4 that by taking tbat path they not only in the best maa ner gave effect to their own opinions, but performed their duty to the country. I feel the greatest regret at having lost the assistance of my risht honorable friends, wlta whom it has been my good fortune to act during the last two years, and of whom I eaa say with truth, that which they have said of those whom they have left, that there prevailed among us the most cordial coafl dence and harmony in respect to the great question* now pending for action and decision, there being no dif ferent of opinion on the great principles of peU?ya*t*| upon by the government On the other hand I mast say tbat, at the time when it was her liajeity's pleasure to command me to endeavor to form a govern ment, it was ImposMolu either tuat I, or thote with whom I was about to act, could have shut oar eyes to the fact tbat there was this committee, which the House of Commons had determined should sit. and the appoint ment of which we n> ant be prepared to meet. Istatel on a former occasion the objections to the course, which the House, nevertheless, by a large majority, de termined to pursue Those objections, to a certain de gree, still prevail , but when I bad to consider what waa the real nature of the course which this TTouae had fol lowed, it was impossible not to see tbat. when thii ques tion was originally proposed, the neat majority which affirmed the motion of my honorable and learned friend, the member for Sheffield, aeted upon two separate and distinct motives The gr. *t proportion of those who affirmed the resolution, did so because they thought that an inquiry ought to take place ; but, unquestiona bly, there was another portion who, as has been stated by my right honorable friends, supported the motioa because they considered that it waa a vote of no con fidence in tie government then In power. Well, the motion was carried. We resigned our offices. I un doubtedly thought, when I should have had an oppor tunity or stating to the House the various changes, im? provements and admini?trative reforms which we wero prepared to effect, and of describing the ioquirisa which we were ourselves instituting into the mischances that had taken place, that thl* House might have be*" dis posed, for a time at lent, to defer the nomination ?; -he committee, and to wait and see the result of our changes and abide tlie Issue of our inquiries. But I certainly never would bave undertaken tne task? ner, I am sure, would my noble and right hon. friends hava joined me in undertaking it? if we had intended to stake tbe eontlnusnce of our exertions upon the ques tion whether this House would aobere to or would with draw] from its own vote? (hear)? and we should have deemed it unworthy of us, and only trifling with tha Sovereign and the country, if we had predetermined la our own minds to abandon oar post*, if the Hoa*e should refuse to rescind Its resolution. No doubt thera may be inconveniences snd evils attending this inquiry, but I think it would be a greater evil that this country should, in consequence of personal difference*, and by reason of the fragmentary division of parties, present to the world the lamentable spectacle of Inabi lity, for a month or six weeks, to find any set o! public men who could offer themselves to the country as a gov ernment and undertake the conduct of public affair*.' (Hear, hear. ) ind at what period would such a specta cle have been presented? Why, at a crisis when w* were carrying on agreat and arduous war. and when we were engaged in the most important negotiation* ?at a time, when, on the on* band, energy and vigor, in the conduct of the war were pre-eminently demanded; and, on the omer, s spirit of oonciliation and moderation might be required in conducting the negotiations for pease. I think, therefore, that the course which we followed was the one that it was our dnty to pursue, (hear, hear,) and that, if we had abandoned our posts in snch aa emergency, IX we bad *et our opinions against the dell berate judgment of the nation, if we had undertaken the vain task of resisting the unanimous sentiment, I may saj, of the entire people of tnls country, by attempt ing to prevent the inquiry, we should have been wanting in the performance of our duty. (Hear.) I have been asked by the honorable member for Man chester whether we intend to stand by the propo sitions for peace which have seen settled by the cabinet which existed before the House came to It* vote for sn inquiry, and which have sinee been concurred ia by the cabinet as it has been recently reconstituted. Sir, most undoubtedly > e do sbide by those propositions? (hear, hear)? most unquestionably the instructions un der which my noble fr end (Lord John Russell) is now proceeding to Vienna are founded upon the resolat'on* to which my bon. friend* who have retired from thia bench were parties . and when we are asked whether we ere prepared to negotiate in good faith, my answer Is, that we are prepares to nogotiate in good faith, and that if we were not so prepaied wo should not only be unworthy of lio'ding the offices w? fill, bnt unlit to be members of ibis great assembly. (Hear, bear.) Wo are as anxiena as any men can be to be euabled upon terms consistent with the future sarety of Europe, and with the attain ment of those objects for which the war was begun, te put an end to the eobfilcc by an honorable treaty of 1 eace. But, I think, if by an over eager desire for peace we were to conclude what would more properly be characterized as but an insincere and hollow truce? if we were to consent to term* which would leave in existence, in all its former ampli tude, the same source of danger by which we were compelled to embark on this arduous struggle, in stead of deserving the thanks of the country we should deserve it* severest censure, because we should have be trayed the trust imposed upon us, aad for a temporary object bave laid the foundation for great future calami ties. (Hear, hear.) This, then, is the line which hec Majesty's government propose to pursue. We have felt it our duty at a moment of great emergency? when other pers> n* who had an opportunity a Horde! them of forming a government were unable to do so? when the question put lo us waa whether the country should be lelt any longer in a state, 1 may say, of anarchy, or if wc would undertake the task of conducting its affairs? we have undertaken this task, we intend to perform It honeatly and conscientiously If peace is to be obtained upon terms conaistent with the future security of Europe, it will net be our fault should it unhappily not be so ob tained. Shculd it unluckily happen that the abilities of my nobie friend, (Lord J. KusseilJ and the sincere desire of the government to put a period to the war upon ja*t and suitable condition*, should fall, It will then be oar dnty to prosecute the war with the vigor that may be ne cessary to bring it to a successful termination, and in that case I am persuaded that we shall not appeal in vain to the genercu* support of Parliament. These are tha ground* upon which we bave undertaken the duties 1m E,cd on us; and if, on the other hand, thl* Hous* and ? country should tbiuk tbat we have not properly per formed those duties, and if any other government caa pr sent Itself which would be more acceptable to Parlia ment and the country, then no feelings .of personal am bition, no paltry love of power, would Induce us to cling to the offices we hold longer than we caa do so with advantage to the country and credit to ourselvee. Bat until we shall find tbat we have lost the confidence of Farllsmeit and the country, (shear*,) and that the na tion is dissppolnted with us and condemns us, Instead of being disposed to support us? so long as we have the support of public opinion? the House may depend upon It, we shall exert ourselves to tbe utmost, and w* shall not fly from the posts in which the confidence of the Crown has placed us. (Cheers ) After ? few woads from Mr. Mr. Mnrrz, tbe motioQ was *f reed to. Till UNITED STATES AND QRKAT BRITAIN. In tbeLHouso of Commons on 2<ld of February, Mr. Ricahdo asked the First L>rd or the Treasury whether lie wonld Isy on tbe table all corresDondence between the government and the T'nlted Mates on the subject of international arrangements in time of war ? Lt>rd Paijiemton said it would not be desirabls to lar the correspondence on tbe table, as, when it commenced, ditlei erit views were entertained by the two governments, but .it had ended In complete accordance between the two governments, and he was hsppy to say that the re lations between them were now as frtendly as the best withes of either country could desire. TIIK COLON IKS AND THE WAR. Mr. AntiKXLKY wished to auk the Firtt Lord of tho Treasury whether Mr Rankin, a member of th? Cana dian lailiam nt, bad made an offer to her Majesty ta raise and equip 1,(M)0 nvn to join the army in the East: ? nil if io, what nnsw*r had been given to him; tarn whether her Ma.j?*ty bad ottered communion* to oolo nlsts who raised reg.mentn at tbeir own expense ; and also whether it was the intention of ber Majesty's government to propose tbat any grateful acknowledg ment sLould be made, on the part of Parliament, of tho sympathy and patriotism evinoed by variou* coionlM in \ot ng large sues* of money toward* the expense* of the present war 1 Sir G. Grity had no recollection of any tueta communi cation an tbat referred to in the first question of tbo honorable gentleman. With regard t> the second ques tion, be hurt been In correspohdenc wlih the Governors of Canada and Nova Scoti*. and. as these eomm anima tion- were still In progree*. he oid not Mte to sta'e tbo exact position in which the manor now ?too<i. With re *pect to the third question, there couH be no objection 'o a reeoliiticn on tbe part of (bis House with regard to he grant* from local legislature* of the colonic* an1 tbe private inscription* of colooista toward* tbe Patri otic FunJ. Tbe money, however, wa* still conieg In, ?nd any refolution which the IInn?e m'gbt now paas would be imperfect. With regard to these patriotic grants, he bad already. In communications to tho governors, expressed bl> conviction that the liberality i n 1 generosity of the colnoioe were fully appreciated by he Crown, and that he had no doubt ft would be alio ae ully appreciated by tbe Parliament and people of this ountry. (Hear, hear ) BRITISH TIUME WITH CHINA. Mr. I.lddell asked tbe First I>ord of the Treasury whe ther instructions bad b~en lout, or were intended to bo sent, to her Majesty's Superintendent of Trade in China, to cancel the t>ond>. taken on British trad* at Sbanghao between tbe 9fh of Februaiv anil the 12th of July, 18 V4: whether instrnctions hat been given, or were intended to be given, to her Majesty's Superintendent of Trade in China, to Interdict the Interference of the -emular court* In China. In reference to all the bonds and necori tle* taken on British trnde ?in?e the expulsion of tho imperial custom's authorities from Shanghae by the in* stugent* In 1863; whether, when dispuv* of a pecu niar- nature, and Involving question* of international law. *rnse between Hrltlsh subjects and the Chinese aubnrHie*. it wa* !ntende<l thjt *ucb dispute* and question* *1 ould be decided by the Hritleh authorities in Ctlnn or referred h"me to he <1eci1?l by the *opremo government . and whether her M?je? ty 's govern nent had taken, or intend to take, any m-a? iree lo enforce upon the imperial government of China an equality ani nnl- , fcrmity of jracVce In the levying and eolle-tion of tho enst <tn* duties *t all the p rts In Ch ua open to foreign trade, In arcerdince with tr**ty stipulation*: or whethsr ? ! it he Intended to forbid all "on-ular interferes ? <? tbo crlleetlon of the Chine*" -sveo-e Itaving the e*!tt?me?t of dutie* t? be arranged b?tween the native CfchMM

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