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ADVANTAGE OF OPPOSITION. I

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THE INSURRECTION IN SPAIN. I We have as yet no account by telegraph of Her Majesty's departure from Madridânot the least difficult part of the operation, as there are 400 or 500 determined ruffians of the Lavapies, or the Calle de Toledo, on the look out for her antl her life- would not be worth an hour's purchase if she fell into their hands. This is not the only party whose anger that lady has to fear it seems it i. contemplated by those who are about to impeach the late Ministers and their worst accomplices, not only for- offences against the State, but for enormous malversation of the public funds, to in- elude the Queen-Mother in the latter charge. One of the accusations brought against her is, that she drew her large allowance as Queen Dowager during eight years of her mar- riage, which she concealed. This is not the first time that the subject has been mooted of compelling Maria Christina to disgorge a portion of her vast wealth. More than nine years ago a motion was made in the Chamber of Deputies of Madrid, by a member of the Liberal party, for an inquiry into the accounts of the Royal patrimony during the period of the Regency of Maria Christina. Curious stories were told, and proof promised, if the inquiry were sanctioned, of the unaccountable disappearance of an immense quantity of jewellery and gold and silver plate from the Royal Pa- lace. The inquiry was of course refused. If an investiga- tion now take place it must produce curious disclosures. We are informed that the well-known Salamanca has been arrest- ed, and is likely to put on his trial; and if Sartorius and his colleagues be caught, their micdeeds will also be brought to light. It appears that while the combat was going on between the people and the troops in the streets, not far from the Palace, nothing could be more odious than the selfishness and ingratitude of Queen Isabella towards the wretched men who, whatever may have been their crimes, at all events refused her no personal gratification. She held on to them until the moment of danger, and when that came she turned upon them as if their conduct had been always contrary to her wishes and commands. She informed them, m the midst of the uproar, that from her they could seek no pro- tection or sympathy, that she would not aid them against the people, that she knew so much of Constitutional Go- vernment as to be aware that she was not responsible to any one, and that as her Ministers had got into trouble and dan- ger, they must manage to get out of it as well as they could. Advices from Madrid of the 1st state that after the visit paid by Marshal Espartero to the barricades they were aban- doned and partially destroyed. As night drew on the "defenders of the barricades," to the number of 2,000, divided into three battalions, defiled under the windows of the Queen, uttering loud shouts in honour of Her Majesty, who beheld the spectacle from the balcony. In the morning this force repaired to Marshal Espartero's residence, and, having again defiled, dispersed, with no in- tention of meeting again. The Junta still continues to issue its decrees, although the Ministry is organized. General Dulce has been reinstated in his rank as Director- General of Cavalry. It is said that the Queen will shortly leave Madrid to take sea baths, accompanied by Espartero. According to letters of the 4th from the same city, the Junta will continue its Junctions until the Cortes meet. L\. ft A. f!hridin" had left the day be-

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INVASION OF THE CRIMEA.I

PROSPECTS OF THE COMING HARVEST.

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OUTH WALES RAILWAY.

CARMARTHEN CORN RETURNS.

WEEKLY CALENDAR.

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