FOEEIGN INTELLIGENCE. The most important item of news from the Continent within the past few days is a telegram which arrives I from Venice, informing us that there is a rupture be- tween Austria and Piedmont. Austria, it appears, declares that the annexation of Central Italy to Pied- mont is a direct violation of the treaty of Zurich, which formally reserved the rights of the deposed Prince*. Austria, moreover, takes action upon this, and says she has resolved to adjourn the renewal of official relations with the Court of Turin." In other words, the ill feeling which has long existed between Austria and Sardinia 'has now reached a point at which a,rupture is unavoidable. There is also much ill-feeling between Austria and Prussia on the one hand, and France on the other; while Switzerland has taken upon herself to protest agamst the annexation of Savoy and Nice to France. A communication from Berlin indicates the position which Prussia and Austria will take. It is thought that, without joining the formal protest of Switzerland, they will support her claims to this extent— that they will insist on the neutral districts remaining neutral 01 more importance, however, is the probable attitude ef England in conjunction with Prussia,. There is some reason to believe that these two countries will unite to protest against the attitude which France has assumed with regard to Savoy. At present we want further information on this head. Public opinion-repressed and crushed though it be- will burst out some time or other; and this is the case with Naples. Popular commotion there is very great. The populace are desirous of annexation to Sardinia, as neighbouring districts: have proved themselves. But whatever be the wishes of the Neapolitans, it is clear that they are heartily sick—dangerously sick of the King of Naples and his myrmidons. A telegram from Naples states that a popular ma,nifestation has taken place at Atri, that banners were displayed with the words "Victor Emmanuel for ever!" and that the police trying to check the revolt, eighty persons fled over the frontier. It is most probable that this revolt. is of a more serious character than at first sight appears. The war between Spain and Morocco must, it is feared, go on. An official Spanish journal says that as the Moori will only make pecuniary sacrifices as the conditions of peace, the war must be continued. This is deeply to be regretted. What further sacri- fices do the rapacious Spaniards demand ? II:
FOREIGN ITEMS, TURIN, March 18. A Royal decree convokes the Electoral Assemblies of the JKmilian Provinces for the 25th inst. Another decree ap- points 15 new senators. Trant, March 19. A note from the Government of Tuscany addressed to Europe explains the reasons why the vote by universal suffrage rendered annexation to Piedmont a necessity. FLORENCE, March 18. A solemn religious ceremony has taken place on the oo- casion of the publication of the result of the rote. The Archbishop intoned a Te Deum. The city is mi fit*. Shouts of "The King for ever I' Ricasoli for ever are general. MODBWA, March 16. The result of the voting in the JBmilian provinces has been proclaimed, and is as follows :— lotal number of electors inscribed on the lists 595,258 Jv umber who voted 427,512 J| or annexation to Piedmont 426,006 J or separate kingdom 750 Cancelled 75() „. ,T NAPLES, March 14. Six Neapolitans ka-ve been sent into exile. Other Nea- politans have been informed that they may remain at Naples. The Court of Vienna has disapproved the severe measures which were intended. An Austrian General has arrived at Naples. The Ambassadors of the Western Powers have given advice to the King. ROMB, March 16. This morning a great manifestation in favour of the Pope has taken place at the Vatican. The impending excommunication of the King of Sardinia by the Pope still raises anxious expectations in every quarter. M. de Merode has arrived in Paris, and it is be- lieved his mission is for the purpose of making a last attempt to persuade the French Government to lend its assistance in relieving the Pope of the necessity of this serious step. The measures in preparation of the formation of a camp at Chalons, a step indicating a fueling of uneasiness in the French Government on the side of the North-Eastern frontier of France, are going on noiselessly, but actively. The clouds hovering over the Northern provinces of Tur- key begin seriously to gather. Already the Augsburg Gazette, the journal usually best informed from that quarter, has information that a skirmish between the Ser- vians and the Turks had taken place on the Servian frontier, in which twenty of the former were killed. This was on the 7th, The Monite-wr de r Amite publishes a report from Marshal Randan, Minister of War, to the Emperor, dated the 10th inst., proposing that now, as the ideas of war are removed, and that as, according to the wish of His Majesty, peace ap- pears to be consolidated, the moment has arrived for adding a new measure to those already proposed for reducing the army to the peace establishment, and that 40 companies of tlip, Foot Ckmsseiirs (rifle corps) shall be disbanded. This does not look much like a warlike intention on the part of the Emperor.
IpsaHaiimts entraI fte. A TRAITOR'S Domr.-A young man named Doré, who was formerly in the corps of adjutants, has been put to death at Verona for having carried on a traitorous correspondence with the French and Sar- dinians during and since the war. M. Dore fur- nished the enemies of Austria with detailed plans of the fortifications of Venice, corresponded with them during the time which elapsed between the battles of Magenta and Solferino, and was actually engaged in making a plan of the fortifications of Verona when arrested. The father of M, DortS taught the Emperor, when a boy, the French language, and his cousin is now attached to the household of the Empress, but no entreaty could induce His Majesty to spare the life of the double traitor. It is generally believed that Dor(5 was shot, but it is very likely that he died a more ignominious death. A NEGRO'S TOUCHING PRAYER.—The Hev, Dr. Lay, the new Missionary Bishop of the Southwest, was a native of the city of Richmond (says an Ame- rican paper), and married a lady in the neighbourhood. On his return it was a great gala day among the slaves of the household, and they expressed their joy in a variety of demonstrations. One good old negro who was an "exhorter," and a "class-leader," went off alone to pray, in view of the glad event. His prayer was overheard, and this was the burden of it 0 Lord, we bress dy name for bringin young missus back to de old home agin safe an soun. We bress dy name, too, for givin of her such a good husban. 0 Lord, take good care 01 him. And, 0 Lord, as thou hast made him a word-speaker for thee, do thou, 0 Lord, be a heart stirrer to him-for Jesus' sake, amen. How NOT TO Do IT !-It is rumoured (says the Times' Calcutta correspondent) that Sir W. Mans- field has been ordered to China as second in command, haa declined indignantly, has acceded willingly, has acceded sullenly, has, in short, done everything except 1one thing he will do—viz., obey orders and do his duty most efficiently. It is certain he has been re- quested to accept the post. The rest is gossip. POOR BENIGHTED BOMBA !—The following, obtained from an authentic source (says a Naples letter), 511 related of Baron Brenier, the French Minister. A feiV" days back he went to the palace to have an ardience of the King, but was kept waiting a long time, aicl at last was told by one of the courtiers that, "His Majesty had been sought for, but could not be found." fIt appears then," said M. Brenier, with a smile, hr.t his Majesty is lost! "No," remarked (-general gflbatelli, also smiling, "he has only mistaken his wiy! Let us hope that such is the case an- gvfered the ambassador. A STRANGE PRESS CASE.—The Gazette de Hege states that having recently, when speaking of tIe rise of the Meuse, said that the level of the water had risen more than 1, seven feet,"it has been summoned before the lribunal to answer the charge of having vnlatea Art. 3 of the law of October, 1855, by using a, (linomination ol old measurement now interdicted. THE LAST OF THE PISHGACHTIGOKS I-There died on the 11th ult., at the Indian Reserve, U.S., a?ed,1»\1ailiIndian Prmcesa, Euilice Manwee, the lust full-blood.of the, Rshgachtigok tribe of Indians. A contemporary sketches her as follows Aunt Eunice, as she was familiarly called, was born in i.erby County. Her latfler s name wag jogoT)h an(i ller grandfather's name was Gideon Manweeaemum Gideon ■«as the name given misaionariea who Itboured among the Inaians there, and he is said to ]lave leen their first convert, having been baptized by them in M3. From fffanweesemnm umco got her naIne Manwee. 'ilic Indians of the Pishgachtigok tribe (or Schaghticoke as ve call it) are an offshoot of the Pequoas, the most powerful trioe of New E„giand. In the war between King Philip and thB English settlers, in which Gideon Manweesemum took j art, a portion of the Peouods were driven into the borders it the above state, and among these were the lishgtchtigoks. THE PORTER AND HIS UMBEELI.A.—An old ^ncierge, of the name of Bruet, appeared the other lay before the Paris Tribunal of Correctional Police, to r:o}nplain of a young man named Ruot, for having fobbed him. I inherited," lie said, "some years back from an aunt a large red cotton umbrella, with a black handle. One rainy day, eighteen months ago, when I was earrying it, I met a friend, who took me into a public-house to treat me to a glass of wine, and there my umbrella, disappeared! I searched for it every- where, even beneath the blouse of my friend, where it might have got by mistake, but in spite of my in- quiries in all directions I could hear nothing of it. At length, on the 18th of last month, I met this young man swaggering along the Rue St. Ilonor6 with my umbrella in 4s ha,nd!" "How do you know it was yours?" asked the President. By the colour, the handle, the whalebone, the shape—everything The umbrella has not its like in the world, and I could recognise it a mile off among ten thousand ?" One umbrella very much resembles another," said the President, "and considering the time that has elapsed since you lost yours, it is probable that you are mistaken!" Mis- taken about my umbrella! Impossible 1" The young man saj^s that ho bought it three months ago, and as we have ascertained that he is of good character, we are disposed to believe him." Here the old concierge broke out into violent abuse of the young man, but the Tribunal put an end to the scene by dismissing the com- plaint as unfounded. CONFLAGRATION AT BARBADOES.-A fire oc- curred at Bridgetown, Barbadoes, on the night of the 13th of February. The property destroyed, says the West Indian of the 17th, was variously estimated at from 1,000,000 dols. to 1,000,0001., and the general opinion seemed to fix it at 500,000?., a very incon- siderable portion of which was insured. The fire swept away the principal business establishments, and in many instances entire districts. The cathedral was much injured from the explosions around. The fire was said to be the work of an incendiary. The sufferers for the most part are among the most respectable and well-to-do classes, who, great as their losses are, wiE be able to bear them without distress; but Bay-street, a poor locality, was swept by the fire or sacrificed to stay its progress, and a number of poor people have been rendered houseless and destitute, for whom, we trust, something will be done, and that without delay. FEARFUL MORTALITY AMONGST RETURNED TROOPS FRmf INDTA.-The Great Tasmania has arrived at Liverpool from India, with nearly 1000 of the dis- banded troops; but we regret to say that a frightful amount of mortality took place during the voyage, no fewer than sixty of the soldiers having died. A large number of the survivors were forthwith transferred to the workhouse in a most distressing condition. Their emaciated state contrasted strangely with the condition in which troops arrived in Liverpool from the Crimea. They were suffering chiefly from dysen- tery and scurvy, apparently induced to a great extent by the want of provisions and proper accommodation during the voyage and as soon as some of the men were able and felt at liberty to speak they were severe and unanimous in their eomplaints of the treatment which they, M the saviours of India, had received at the hands of the British Government. RETRENCHMENT AMONG THE LONDON DEAR PRESS.—I told you some time ago of the amalgama- tion of two of the London high-priced journals for the purpose of their parliamentary reports (says the Lon- don correspondent of the Manchester Examiner). The union, I learn, is to be carried further. A third faper has, it is said, entered the union, which will now, believe, extend at least to a community of parlia- mentary, law, and police reports. Moreover, the now arrangement involves an economy in the mechanical, as well as what are, by a. complimentary extension of the word, called the literary departments. Stereo- typing will be resorted to; and thu* a large saving in the cost of printing will be effected. The result, I need not say, will be to deprive the papers to which I refer of all individuality, except so far as their leaders and foreign correspondence is concerned, for the general town news of London papers being usually derived from the same liners," is even now very much the same, except when considerations of expense cause it to be cut down in some. This new style will be gene- rally accepted as a desperate effort to maintain a posi- tion which a cheaper, and not less ably conducted, journalism is daily rendering more and more untenable to all except the one high-priced newspaper. MINERAL WEALTH OF SCOTLAND.-There are at present, in Scotland alone, upwards of 100 hot-blast furnaces in operation, each smelting at the rate of 60 to 20 tons of pig iron daily, or about 6,240 annually, and thus yielding a total of 624,100 tons. The market price for the article, in its crude condition, is now about 31. per ton. Hence, the annual value of metallic ore, extracted from the coal-fields of Scotland, is nearly 2,000,0001. sterling, for a product which the ancient flora yielded, over and above the still richer mines of the combustible elements of the coal of the district. THE SIZE OF A LEG !-In Worcester, in a law- suit, a plump female witness was asked by the counsel at what time the train passed her house on a certain day. She replied that she began knitting at three o'clock, and knit twice around the leg of a stocking before the train passed. Of course the counsel then asked her how long it would take her to knit twice round. Some one remarked that the time would depend on the size of the stocking. The lady readily replied that the stocking was for herself, and the Court could exercise its own judgment, and guess as to the size and time required. How A CAT MAY BE Sr-IOT.-At Chichester a case, G. Taylor 1J. W. Sutherton, has been tried at the County Court. It was to recover ll, for injuries done to a cat It appeared that the defendant kept pigeons, and that plaintiff's cat had killed two of them and driven the rest away, and defendant gave notice that he would shoot the cat, if plaintiff did not keep it 8,way, The cat came again and defendant shot it; Vut it happened that it was not then on his (defendant's) own premises, but on the premises of a neighbour, and this his Honour held was wrong, and that defendant had no right to shoot on any other person's premises. Verdict for plaintiff for 10s., with an immediate order. OUR SAILOR PiUNCE.—Prince Alfred is being brought up in the service precisely the same as if he were the son of a private gentleman. But we will let the United Service Gazette tell the tale :— He messes with the midshipmen, keeps his regular watch, amess occasionally in the wardroom, and takes his turn ts dine with the captain. He is treated by his messmates as, In all respects, one of themselves—is called to order by the caterer, and runs the same ritk of being made the subject of a practical joke as any other young gelltll-man-Ilimself, however, being generally pretty forward in the business of playful mischief. Upon one question, that of smoking, the young prince is sternly denied the privilege indulged in by other officers. That growing weakness of the age, most mischievous in its consequences, particularly when carried to excess, is prohibited as far as Prince Alfrei is concerned, and upon one occasion we belieye his Royal Highness had his leave stopped for a fortnight, for being detected in the act of blowing a cloud." A STRANGE SUIT.-A singular suit has just been decided in the Champaign (Ohio Court of Common Pleas. The action was brought under the Act to Provide against the Evili from the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors, passed May 1, 1S54, the 7th section of which gives to a wife, child, parent, guardian, employer, or other person who shall be injured in person, property, or means of support by an intoxicated person, a right of action against the person who sold the liquor to the intoxicated person. The plaintiff in the case was Jane Brush, and the defendant Peter Lawson. Damages were laid at 20,000 dollars. The plaintiff set foith in her petition that she was on the 29th of April last, and now is, the wife of one Reed Brush; that the said Reed Brush was, and for a long time hitherto had been, in the habit of getting intoxicated and drunk, which was well known to the defendant; that said defendant, well knowing the premises, did, on the 29th of April, 1859, in violation of law, sell and deliver to the said Brush one pint of whisky, which the said Brush then and there drank, and with which the said Brush was made intoxicated and frenzied; that, in consequence of said sale, and by means of said drunkenness, and while in a state of intoxication, said Brush did furiously seize an axe, and without provocation upon the part of plaintiff, with force and violence cut off her left foot, whereby the plaintiff is now crippled. The defendant alleged that the maiming, &c., of the plaintiff was the result of a domestic quarrel brought about by her unchaste conduct, &c. The Court ruled that the immoral character of any one cannot reduce the rights guaranteed by law to him. The law makes Reed Brush the instrument of Peter Lawson, and the defendant cannot claim anything more in this case than if he had in prtprid persond thrown the axe. The jury, after a consultation, returned a verdict for the plaintiff, assessing her damages at 5,000 dollars. A PORTRAIT OF NAPOLEON III.—Tlia Morn- ing Herald draws the following portrait of the French Emperor:— The Elect of the People is beginning to show himself in his true colours. Like the sea rover, he hauls down the delusive bit of bunting that has fluttered from his mast just long enough to lull the suspicions of the peaceful traders, and hoists the black flag. He is now before Europe, not the smooth-spoken parvenu, anxious for introductions, but the genuine freebooter, with swords, and pistols, and diggers, a discretion. The farce is played out. THE POPE TO ARCHBISHOP CULLEN.-The Pope has addressed tho following letter to the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin:- Venerable Brotber, health and apostolic benediction. It is always with welcome we receive your letters, as we have a special regard for you, well knowiug your exalted virtues, as well as your great veneration, love, and respect towards us and this Holy Apostolic See. But your letter, dated the 24tli of last month, was most gratifying to us, as we again learned from it that your faithful clergy and people most fervently prayed to and supplicated Almighty God, in accordance with our desires. We are confident that the clergy and people will never cease from offering up most iervent prayers to the most clement Father of Mercies, beseeching him to command the winds and the sea, and to bring about the calm so much wished for, delivering the Holy Church from so many fatal calamities, adorning it with new and increasing triumphs, and giving us help and consolation in all our tribulations. It, is our-wish that you should return, in our name, and in the warmest terms, our sincere thanks'to your faithful clergy and people for the third sum of a thousand pounds which they have offered to me through you. In conclusion, you may rest assured that our attachment to you, your clergy, and people is 0f the warmest kind, and, as a most certain pledge tnereot, we grant you, venerable brother, and the iiock com- mitted to your care, our apostolic benediction from our inmost heart, and with our best wishes for your true happi- ness. uiven at Rome, at St. Peter's, the 8th day of March, in the year i860, the fourteenth year of our pontiiicate.- PIUS PP. IX. ECONOMY IN DOMESTIC FIRES. I have, for some years past (writes a correspondent of the Builder) materially reduced the consumption of coals in the fire-places in my house by putting foe-clay over the bottom bars. It is introduced in a moist state, and carried to any extent in reason which the operator can desire, and moulded in any form he may prefer. I have it placed in a sloping form, like the roof of a house, in which shape it fills up the bottom and back of the fire, where it cannot be seen when the coals are in the grate. By this contrivance, a very small quantity of coals is made to produce, apparently, a large fire, and the mass of clay becomes red-hot, and throws a great heat into the room. The eonsumpfcion of coals will be found to be much lessened by this practice, and the clay, when once put in, will last for years. A DEPUTATION ON THE WINE LICENSES.—A deputation representing several hundreds of temperance societies in England and Wales had an interview with Mr. Gladstone on Monday in London, for the purpose of presenting a memorial against the Wine Licenses Bill. Mr. Gladstone expressed his conviction that the provisions of his bill would prevent the evils which the deputation apprehended. The deputation then brought before the right hon. gentleman certain facts tending to show that public opinion was favourable to a Per- missive Prohibitory Liquor Law. At night, a great meeting of the Alliance was held in Exeter Hall. AN EASTERN MURDER.—Another domestic tra- gedy of great atrocity is reported by the Levant Herald as having occurred in Stamboul. The Kayai a-Kadin (a sort of governess) of a wealthy Turkish family was entrusted with a casket of valuable jewels by one of the ladies of the family to which she belonged, for the purpose of returning them to another harem. On arriving at her daughter's house, the governess begged her t,) place the casket in some safe place for the night. This the former did, but shortly after threw a cord round her mother's neck and strangled her. On the arrival of her husband, shortly after, she communicated to him what she had done, and showed him the jewels. He pretended to approve of the act, but soon after slipped out rfitd apprised the authorities of the quarter. They accompanied him back to the liovse, and were secreted in a. room whence they could hear the murderess again describe the details of her crime. She was thereupon arrested and conveyed to prison, where she now lies awaiting trial and punishment. COURTSHIP IN EGYPT.—A Perth paper narrates the following adventure which befell a young lady who last autumn left Dundee for Alexandria, to visit some relations resident in that city: As the passengers were landing at Alexandria, a richly- attired Turk advanced to look at the arrivals, and seemed instantly to be struck with the charms of the damsel from bonuie Dundee." He approached her, and suddenly flung a string of figs about her neck. The captain of the ship came forward, and informed his bewildered passenger that the Turk's gift was a token of esteem and affection. The matter speedily became serieus. Through the medium of an interpreter, the Turk entered inte conversation with the captain, and inquired the sum for which he would be willing: to sell the lady. He had nine wives already, he said but, could he possess this new beauty, she should be the Queen and Light of his Harem." The captain, for the sake of a joke, replied that her price was 60,001 piastres, (about iOOl). The Turk grumbled at the enormous demand. It was just double, he said, what he paid for the most hand- some Circassian, Georgian, or Mingrelian ever brought to the Alexandrian market. The captain, however, stuck to his price; so the parties separated. But on the following morning, when the captain was escorting the lady to the residence of her relations, the Turk again made his appear- ance, and, throwing another fig necklace around the lady's neck, intimated that he was prepared to give the required sum. Here was a dilemma! But the captain soon oleared himself. "Oh said he, "you're too late; I sold her yesterday for a thousand piastres more go you've lost her." The same young lady was married the other day in Dundee. OUR. INDIAN POLICY.-After long suspense and freat secrecy of discussion, the new principles of our Eastern administration are suddenly announced with a boldness which throws even Mr. Gladstone's enterprise into the shade (remarks the Times). If the scheme of the Indian Government is correctly reported, its vigorous radicalism may well surprise the most audacious of our politicians at home. The reductions proposed are in themselves of the most sweeping character, but in this case retrenchment implies something more than economy. It carries with it a fundamental change of system, and the repudiation of all those traditions of Government which have prevailed in Calcutta since India became British. The policy in contemplation is of such a kind as might have saved the French monarchy in 1789, and less, perhaps, would hardly have sufficed to meet the desperate emergencies of our Eastern empire in 1860. EXTRAORDINARY SCENE IN A CHURCH.—On Monday last the Hon. Mr. Baron Martin and the Hon. Mr. Baron Channell arrived at Taunton, in Somerset- shire, for the purpose of holding the assizes for that county, and during the service which their lordships attended, as usual, at the church of St. Mary Magdalene a woman of middle age, and apparently of the working class, rose from her seat in the middle of the building, and, in a loud tone of voice, exclaimed, "My fri ends, let me entreat you to think of what will become of you all beforo the Judgment- seat on the last day." This strange proceeding naturally gave rise to some considerable astonishment, and many of the congregation stood up to ascertain what was the matter. The pew-opener, however, was fortunately at hand,*and lie succeeded in quickly removing the cause of this unseemly disturbance. During her exit from the church the woman made use of some similar exclamations, but after herfremoval order was speedily restored, and the service proceeded without further interruption. CHECKMATING THE ORLEANISTS.—The Press," in an article on Napoleon, thus relates how Napoleon checkmated the Orleans family:— The Duchess of Orleans, in her dying testament, had urged her tons to early marriages. Shortly before Count Cavour was summoned to Plombieres, the Due de Chartres had entered the Sardinian army, and rumour began to speculate upon a matrimonial alliance between him and the young Princess Clothihle, then only in her fourteenth year, when the pair should have attained a iM^swhat more marriageable age. Doubtless, this did not esc&J^He thoughts of Napoleon and his desire to prevent the lieiWr the Orleans associating himself by marriage with the cause of Italy probably accelerated the Imperial message which brought Cavour tol^nnbieres. The Royal maid of Sardinia might be too yj^fcfor marriage in the estimation of the youthful Due de Cli^Weg, but she was not too young to be sacrificed to the mature and complaisant cousin of the Emperor. Thus recommended by his alliance with an Italian Princess, and as the relative of the Liberator of Italy, Prince Napoleon was dispatched to Florence to head the Tuscan levies. The throne of Tuscany was vacant: why should not the grateful Tuscans elect the Prince as their Kin t A LIFE SAVED BY A PARROT.—The Syracuse Journal," of February 25th, says On Thursday last, while Mrs. Zimmerman, in this city, was cleaning the mantelpiece, her clothem took fire, which so frightened her that she could not give the alarm d had it not been for a faithful parrot, whlcll was in the same room, who cried fire, fire, fire," thus giving the alarm to a lady in the yard, who rushed in and put out the fire, Mrs. Zimmer- man must have been badly burned. As it is, she escaped without any serious injury to her person. A LINK IN THE ROBESPIERRE CHAIN or IN- FAMT.-Tliere died recently, aged 97, Lazaretz, one of the performers in the horrid tragedies of the Robe- le-a spierre period. A vagrant and beggar for the last forty years, Lazaretz, better know as Tablitz Le Barbu, sought and got shelter last week at the fireside of a peasant in the hamlet of St. Symphorien, near Lyons. Left_alone, he was struck with epilepsy, and fell headlong into the brazier. He had been factotum to the miscreant Carrier, in executing the famous Noyades at Nantes, when hundreds of Bretons were plunged into the Loire in batches and handcuffed. STRANGE (IF TRUE !)—The town of Dutch Accra is fixed upon as the birth-place of a monster. The being is said to have been all covered with h*ir, to have had six fingers on each hand, and six toes on each foot. It had three heads and a tail, eyes at the back of each head, and three pairs of horns. The account adds that the child was, according to custom, buried alive, and that the mother died eight days afterwards. FANCIES OF SCHAMYL.-The Saint Petersburg Gazette" publishes a number of details relative to Schamyl; and among others are the following:— He frankly avows his sympathies and his antipathies. He is very fond of music, and when he visits Kalonga, he always requests to have the piano played to him. A sleight-of-hand exhibition, at which the conjuror transformed a piece of money wrapped in a handkerchief and held in the hand of his ex-treasurer Khadjio, so amused him, that the remem- brance of the trick, as he afterwards declared, disturbed his thoughts even when at prayers. Schamyl, however, who saw the conjuror afterwards performing a trick with a box which he (Schamyl) detected to have a double bottom, declared that if he had seen the man at Vedene, he should have hanged him. A small crab-fish, which the Imam saw for the first time at Kalonga, excited his aversion. He at first took it in his hand, and examined it attentively; but when the fish seized him by the finger with one of his claws, Schamyl threw it on the ground. On observing the way in which it crawled backward, he was quite indignant, and giving it a kick, told Khadjio to put it out of the room, I never saw so disagreeable an animal," he said, and if ever I had to represent the devil, it should be under that form." DOMESTIC SERVANTS IN AUSTRALIA.—There is still the same want of really good domestic servants, (says the Melbourne Argus,) both male and female, but especially the latter. Country girls, unused to house- work, are numerous enough, but employers now look for capability and good character, and testimonials of ability and good conduct are seldom forthcoming. Desirable and trustworthy servants are so eagerly sought after that they do not need to took for situations out of the circle of the family with which they have lived. Good useful married couples for the country cou are also in great demand, but they must be unen- cumbered with children. As they are most required for housework, children would be in the way, and the more of these a couple may have the more difficult they find it to obtain employment. In the pre- sent state of the domestic .labour market here we could absorb with advantage, and much to the comfort of housekeepers, a large number of servants of the kinds required, but of incapables and uninstructed ones we have enough and to spare. MAKING THEM TREMBLE INTIIEIU SHOES !— .A special correspondent at Vienna says that the suicide of General von Fynatton and the arrest of M. Richter have filled the minds of the people with terror, and they appear to fancy that every individual who was on intimate terms with either the one or the .hat who was on intimate terms with either the one or the other_wiil be imprisoned. Among the persons arrestee! in Trieste, are Messrs. Brambilla and Perugio, and it is probable that they are. already on their way to Vienna. Persons of such high rank are now men- tioned as the accomplices of the deceased General, that I cannot venture to name them. Many people in dif- ferent parts of the empire must now be trembling in their shoes, as it is notorious that the Emperor is re- solved to punish with the utmost severity every person convicted of having embezzled the property of the State. Several officers belonging to the Commissariat Depart- ment have been arrested at Verona and Botzen. AUSTRIAN OFFICIAL PECULATION.—A Vienna letter says:— M. Lcsmenthal, shipper, M. Flesch, leather-merchant, and M. Schwarzer, wine-merchant, have been also arrested. The two last named supplied the army in Italy with leather and wine. Some of the first houses in Trieste, which took part in the contracts, a.re also compromised. The trial of the accused will take place in Vienna. THE Two HEFORM PILLS.-AIlr Disraeli's Bill was a magnificent tree, overdone with leaf and blos- som, and evidently wanting the pruning-knife (says the Times). Lord John Russell's present Bill is Aaron's rod before it budded. It is to be a great measure some day, but at present it looks more like the framework of an illumination than a complete work. THE CHINESE DI:F.FICUI.TY, Further corre- spondence relative to the Chinese difficulty has been published this week. Mr. Bruce in'one dispatch enters into a vindication of his conduct in the Peiho affair. The other part of the correspondence consists of various letters having reference to a request made by Mr. Bruce to Governor Ho at Swatow, that British ships in the matter of tonnage dues should be placed on an equality with American. The assent of the Emperor was at once obtained, and conveyed to Mr. Bruce, by the Governor, in polite terms. BRUTAL MASSACRE OF INDIANS.—A San Fran- cisco paper contains the following sickening account of a wholesale massacre of Indians In September last, in consequence of the' depredations of the natives among the stock of the settlers, war was de- clared, and every European provided his own horse and arms. In seventy days four hundred Indians were killed and six hundred were taken prisoners; while on the side of the white people one was killed and three wounded. The latter seem to have been guilty of almost incredible acts of barbarity. The account says that the attacking party sud- denly rushed upon the Indians, blowing out their brains and splitting open their skulls with tomahawks. Little children in baskets and even helpless babes had their heads smashed to pieces or cut open. Many of the fugitives were chased and shot as they ran. Children scarcely able to run toddled to the squawsforprotection, hut were overtaken, slaughtered, and thrown into heaps. Some concealed themselves under haycocks, hoping to escape but they were dragged out and slain. One woman hid her papoose on the bank in abasket, got into a pond-hole, and remained there, with her head only above the water. She was discovered, her head was blown to pieces, and her child was drowned in the pond. Old decrepit squaws, young girls, and infants, all shared the same fate. Many of the women were found butchered with their children in their arms, the mother's head blown to pieces, and the child's severed in twain with a tomahawk. In one instance, after the slaughter, sixty squaws and children and ten Indian men were left dead on the field, and whole families, including mothers and their little ones, were foand in a heap. The account adds, that not only are these iniquitous deeds to go unpunished, but that a bill of nearly 70,000 dols. is before the Legislature awaiting payment to be distributed among these crimsoned murderers. THE RESULT OF A JOKE (?)—There is now in a female lunatic asylum at Hammersmith (says the Court Circular) a lady of exquisite beauty, who was driven mad by being suddenly startled by her maid. The lady's name is H-, and she resided with her husband Mr. H—, a wealthy sharebroker at a splen- did mansion in Cavendish-square. One evening about six weeks ago, she strolled in the dusk into her husband's library to procure a book. The lady's maid saw her enter the apartment, and in mere frolic concealed her- self behind the curtains belonging to the window, un- til her mistresi had placed her hand upon the work she came in search of, when she suddenly sprang upon her with a loud shout. The lady was so astounded by the shock that she was struck almost senseless. De- lirium ensued; confirmed madness followed, which has since continued without abatement, to a degree danger- ous to all that came near her. Her propensities are fierce and vicious; she tries to bite at all who approach her, and it is more than probable she will never re- cover her reason. THE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE EIGHT.—The Lon- don Observer (which has the reputation not only of being the favourite family paper, but also of en- joying Royal patronage) thus seriously writes on this subject:— It is stated that considerable difficulty exists in the way of finding a suitable place for the contest between 8 ay era and Heenan. A special train for conveying the "Fancy" appears to be out of the question the experience already obtained of the inconvenience and annoyance of a steamer down the river is by no means so encouraging as to render a repetition of that mode desirable. That the fight will take place there can be no doubt, but owing to the difficulty of conveying a large body of spectators, the numbers who will be present will be more than usually limited. AN UNHAPPY GHOST Major-General von Pointner has shot himself in the abdomen, at Vienna. It is said that the deceased was in danger of being ar- rested for having employed unlawful means in order to induce the widow of the late Baron Dietrich, who left an enormous fortune, to marry him. It appears that the old lady married the general in order to lay the ghost of her deceased husband, who used to appear at her bedside, and tell her that General von Pointer was a worthy helpmate for her. MURDER OF A BRITISH OFFICER IN PERU.— Captain Lionel Lambert, of her Majesty's ship Vixen, was barbarously murdered on the 9th of February, at Lima. The unfortunate gentleman left his hotel at three o clock in the afternoon to take a bath. His friends were waiting for him to dine, but he never re- turned. His body was afterwards found, and a dis- patch, addressed to Captain Miller, was still on his person, but his ring and watch were stolen. The back of his head was fractured, and his forehead fearfully cut. His wrists bore signs of a terrible struggle with his murderers. Thus another victim to the atrocious neglect of the Peruvian Government has been added to the list of assassinated foreigners, headed as it is by the British charge d'affaires, Mr. Sullivan. fpWHAT AW EDITOR IS !—An editor is an indi- vidual who reads newspapers (so says an American paper), writes articles on any subject, sets type, reads proof, works at press, folds and posts papers, prints jobs, runs of errands, saws wood, works in the garden, talks to all who call, receives blame for a hundred things that are no one's business but his own, works from 5 A.M. to 10 P.M., and gets cheated out of half his earnings. Who wouldn't be an editor ? AN UNHAPPY CAREER.—A couple of years ago we chronicled with pleasure (says an Irish paper) the appointment of a young Enniskillener, the son of highly respectable and much esteemed parents, to an ensigncy in one of Her Majesty's regiments. Falling into "fast" life before a year, we think not more, had elapsed, he was cashiered; he was then sent to a foreign country, where it was thought a professional acquaintance of his father would be able to procure him employment: his stay abroad was very brief. Having returned to Eng- land, his first act was to enlist as a gunner in the Royal Artillery. In vain were applications made at the Horse wiards to purchase his discharge. At the instance of a mother's unceasing solicitude for the welfare of her prodigal son, a few weeks ago he obtained a furlough, and proceeded to visit a brother holding a commission m a militia regiment; when, probably stung by remorse upon contrasting his own degraded position with the respectable one in which his younger brother moved, he broke from the latter on Thursday last, when his leave was nearly expired, jumped over a parapet wall into the sea at Liverpool, and has been lost to sight for ever, as his remains cannot be recovered. The mental agony of the unfortunate youth's unhappy parents can be better fancied than described. PETER'S PENCE.—Ireland is freely contributing its tin to the Pope, but to what might not the subscrip- tions amount, if the Pope's band of Irish Members would but contribute their brass ?—Punch.
A BLUE BOOK ON NAPLES. The "Correspondence respecting the affairs of Naples" has been laid before Parliament this week, and is certainly Cresting. It extends from June 22,1859, to March 19 1S60, and consists of letters which have passed between Lord John Russell and Mr. Elliot, chiefly with reference to the various arbitrary arrests which have been made by the Neapolitan Government, and the generally prevalent abuses of its internal administration. The careful and detailed dispatches of Mr. Elliot disclose a system of perverse and conscious misgovernment almost surpassing belief when affirmed of a European state. We extract the followin" from one of Mr. Eliiot's letters, dated Naples, March 2 ° A short time ago I forwarded to your lordship a copy of a circular from the Minister of Police directing the Intendants to arrest, without hesitation, the per- sons against whom there might be even simple grounds for suspicion. The Government have now shown themselves deter- mined to go a step further, and yesterday proceeded to arrest men upon whom no suspicion of taking part in any conspiracy can fall. Of the number of persons arrested I can give your I Lordship no accurate information, though I am told they were numerous in the middle and lower classes, but among my own friends or acquaintances, and belonging to the highest families, I can count live who have either been actually arrested or elso have found safety in concealment; these are—the Prince Torella, the ilarquis de Bella (brother to Prince Torella), Prince Camporeale, Duke Proto, Marquis Vulcano. Prince Torella received a letter desiring him to attend at the Prefecture of the Police, which he did, nothing I doubting, and was there told to consider himself under arrest, and to have his preparations made for leaving the kingdom the following morning. He made no resistance, but asked leave to be allowed to return home to make his preparations, and to take leave of a very aged mother; but this indulgence was refused him, nor could he obtain any information with regard to the to make his preparations, and to take leave of a very aged mother; but this indulgence was refused him, nor could he obtain any information with regard to the crime imputed to him. The arrest, however, of the Prince, and the universal conviction that no justifica- tion could be given for it, produced so great an effect upon all classes that the same night he was set at liberty and allowed to return home. We are now told that it was all a mistake! His brother, the Marquis Bella, eluded the pursuit of the police, but it has been conveyed to him that he must leave the country. Prince Camporeale likewise suc- ceeded in hiding himself, but he has since been allowed to return home; and, in his case, like that of Prince Torella, the order for the arrest is now said to be a mistake. Duke Proto and Marquis Vulcano have been arrested and ordered into exile without trial or exami- nation. There are likewise two Marquises Monte Pcossi, and the MM. Vacca, De Simone, and two De Philippe, summarily ordered into exile. Of the two last-named gentlemen, one is a lawyer, and the other an employe of the Government, and both leave behind them families depending entirely upon them for their means of subsistence, and who will now be left penniless and dependent upon charity. During the afternoon and night of yesterday the town was patrolled, and the troops kept under arms, but no sort of disturbance took place, though the Government affirm that they had positive proof that there was to be a dangerous demonstration, and that a seditious hand- bill had been posted up. Whatever evidence may be sufficient to satisfy the Government of the existence of plots or conspiracies, it is certain that the proofs are not such as would bear the light; but the denunciations of spies are received as conclusive, and the accused are summarily ordered into banishment, untried and unheard. I will inform your Lordship by the messenger on Tuesday of the steps I have taken with the hitherto vain hope of inducing the Government to pause in a course which, if persisted in, must finally xead to the destruc- tion of the King and of his dynasty.—I have, &c., HENRY ELLIOT. These documents clearly show that, without in any case exceeding the limits of friendly expostulation, the British Cabinet has earnestly striven, and, we are pleased to find, in some instances, with success, to procure a relaxation of the excessive rigours of arbi- trary rule. On the other hand, we perceive with re- gret that its remonstrances, though they have been efficadous in individual cases, have produced but little change in the policy of the Court of Naples, since, at the latest period to which the correspondence comes down, we find M. Carafa maintaining the perfect jus- tice of arresting, and impritoning without trial, citizens against whom the Crown fancies that it has grounds of suspicion, though these would confessedly be insufli- cient to secure a conviction in a court of justice.
EPITOME OF NEWS. BRITISH AND FOREIGN, At Littlehampton, Mr. Cooper, a saddler and harness maker, has committed suicide by hanging himself. He had been in a desponding state for some time, but the crisis was reached by his receiving news of the death of his son at Sierra Leone, with nearly the whole of the crew of the vessel he was on beard of. The French Moniteur, in the report of the Parlia- mentary debate of Thursday night, suppresses the passages of Lord Palmerston's speech in which he expressed a hope that the annexation of Savoy to France might after all not ake place. The other day a paragraph went the round to the effect that Her Majesty, on being consulted by the Premier as to the French treaty, expressed herself rather dubiously, and summed up by handing the Minister a slip of paper bearing the mysterious letters Aabrylet." The solution of the riddle is now given-to wit, "Betrayal." The Manchester Chamber of Commerce have received a sample of Angora goat wool from Melbourne, Australia, which is said to be very good. The two concluding volumes of Mr. Thomas Carlyle's History of Friedrich the Second of Prussia, called Frede- rick the Great," has just been sent to press. They will be published by Messrs. Chapman and Hall about the beginning of the next season. The Times thinks (and so do we) that it would be a matter of regret if the Prince of Wales, satisfied with the homage of the Canadians, should neglect to visit the Republic which now plays so great a part in the world, A journey through the United States and some association with the people would not be lost labour. Of a kind and courteous reception the son of Queen Victoria may be very sure. In one day last week the Manchester city coroner held no fewer than five inquests upoa the bodies of females. Louis Napoleon cares nothing for consistency,—his sole object is success. lIe suits his policy to the times.- The PreS8. Sir W. Armstrong has accepted a friendly challenge from Mr. Whitvvorth, to compare their guns by actual trial at Shoeburyness. The Times directs attention to a combined attempt to be made by the railway interest, in the present session of Parliament, to secure absolute power to deal with the public traffic as they may deem expedient. The Vienna police have only recovered 70,000 florins among the assets of Baron Von Eynatten, (who it will be re- membered committed suicide), being but a small fraction of his plunderings. His son got off, via Hamburg, to the far West. In order to enable the Dundee volunteers to practise the large gun exercise, a wooden imitation of a 24-pounder is at present being made for them, when it will be painted and mounted so as to resemble a real thunderer. It mea- sures lOt feet in length, the bore being 9 feet long, with a diameter of 5k inches. The French Prince Imperial, having been born on the 16th March, 1S56, has consequently entered his fifth year. He is exceedingly forward for his age [as he ought to be], as he can already read, write, and ride. Among the odd on dits of the week is that concern- ing a Mrs. 1 who is a great believer in spirits and their communications. It is said the worthy lady received a message from her daughter, who died about a year since, begging her not to grieve any more for her, as she was now perfectly happy, and was just married to Edward the Black Frince.-Court Journal. The shoemakers of Massachusetts have "struck" for more wages and less work. The Weekly Register announces that a pilgrimage to Rome has been organised. A number of English Roman Catholics leave London on the 26tli instant. The same paper also says that the Dowager Duchess of Leeds has sent 1,0001. in aid of the necessities of the Pope and also that there is to be a general collection in England, similar to that in Ireland, and states that a pastoral from Cardinal Wiseman (whose health is improving) is about to be issued in aid of the movement. The public is now informed by the publishers of the late Lord Macaulay's History of England that only some portion of an intended fifth volume has been left in manu- script, and circumstances will prevent any early publication even of that fragment. An Alabama paper says:—"A gentleman of this city requests us to invite, and we do hereby invite, all per- sons in Montgomery who possess copies of the sermons of the notorious English Abolitionist, Spurgeon, to send them to the jail-yard to be burned on next Friday (this day week). A subscription is also on foot to buy of our booksellers all copies of the said sermons now in their stores, to be burned on the same occasion. Does anybody say nay ?' A young lady, residing at Crigglestone, near Leeds, during a fit of coughing in bed, swallowed several false teeth and a silver plate. After a labour of 17 years, the commissioners ap- pointed to compile a Dutch and Javanese dictionary, have finished the firgt five letters of the Javanese alphabet-lo no, tjo, ro, and ko. The expense at this rate will amount to 816,000 florins (nearly 7,0002.) There is a report in circulation (which, however requires to be confirmed) that the French duties on sugar are to be reduced on the loth of nexc month and that the shipments of sugar now being made from French ports are simply for the purpose of getting a drawback. It is said also that Belgium contemplates a reduction. It is rumoured that her Majesty intends, late in the summer, to have a grand inspection of volunteers, from all parts of the country, in Hyde Park. Sovoyca,bba-eto-day, Brussels sprouts to-rnorrow, says a Flemish journal" and sourcrout to wind up with," adds a German one, in reproducing the hon-mot. The Madrid journals announce that, in all parts of the country, prayers had been begun to be oflered up for the Pope. The Zoological Society of London have received a present of two living specimens of the celebrated birtl of the White Nile, first made known to naturalists in 1851. The whale-head," as its name imports, is a large stork, pro- vided with an enormous pelican-like bill, and further re- sembling the latter bird in its capacity for devouring fish. From Venezuela we learn, under date 15th of February, that the country continued in a distracted con- dition, and the civil war prevailed without abatement or decisive results. The first private telegram from India has been re- ceived at Lloyd's, and announces the burning of the ship Red Gauntlet. When the entire line of wire is completed, the period of communication will be reduced to two days. The first journal ever published in Morocco has just appeared. It is printed at Tetuan, in the Spanish language, and is distributed gratuitously. It bears the name of the Echo of i etuan. It gives a favourable account of the mode of living at Tetuan. The Moors, who are naturally generous, give up their rooms and furniture to the Spaniards, treating them as visitors and allies. During the past week a "relic of the true Cross encascd in jewels, worth some thousands of pounds (the property of an English nobleman), has been exhibited at a convent nea.r Clifton. The case of Lord Plunkett, Bishep of Tuam, against his own tenantry at Partry, in the county of Mayo, has been amicably arranged. The arrangement consists in an engage- ment that his lordship will not for the future permit any interference with the children of his tenantry or require them to attend the schools at Pai-ti-y. ilow liberal and condescending! The shareholders in the Great Eastern Steamship Company have, themselves, subscribed the whole of the 100.000Z. which the directors proposed to issue in preference shares, and the work of completing the ship will,now be prosecuted with vigour. One night last week an unfortunate female, who had been remanded that day by the Brighton bench of magis- trates, was in one of the underground dungeons or cells of the Town Hall, seized with the pains of labour, and gave birth to a girl before an^gsistanc^ouh^to^^ :1, -1,j¡ A Madrid letter states that a few days since, during" -1 an execution of three murderers at Saragossa, in the presence! of a great concourse of people, a peasant killed a man with-1 out any known cause, and a thief made off with a silver, salver, which had been placed in a neighbouring church to receive the gifts of the charitable to be expended in prayers' for the souls of the three criminals. It has transpired in an Americanlaw court that a few of the New York and Jersey City undertakers were in the habit of selling handsome coffins, which, after the funerals, they replaced with common ones, re-selling the handsome ones to new customers. A man, at Wick, th other day purchased a large skate, and on opening it discovered in the stomach a box of "Patent Congreve matches, warranted to ignite in any climate." King Victor Emmanuel has just entered his 41st year, having been born on the 14th of March, 1820. From a return just issued by the Governor ef Somer- set County Goal, it appears that from the year 1850 to 1859 inclusive, 398 persons were summarily convicted for contra- vening the game laws. A correspondent of the New York Trit,une having written an account of a toad undressing himself, another correspondent writes to confirm the statement, and adds that he one day saw a large toad, together with a very diminutive one, go through the operation, and then swallow each other's garments fcr the purpose of bleaching them. An hour afterwards they vomited them up, and either by mistake or design the small toad robed himself in the skin of the large one, the result of which was that the latter was placed in a 11 fix," and set up a woful lamentation The actual strength of the militia in England, Ireland, and Scotland is computed at 23,735 effective men. The Photographic Nelljs states that the obnoxious monopoly of the gas companies is likely to meet with a corrective agent in superheated steam, which being charged with coal tar, produces any quantity of very rich gas for lighting purposes. It is, moreover, remarkably cheap. At Brighton, a man being summoned for allowing a bulJ-dog to go unmuzzled, pleaded in defence that the dog was not a bull-dog," but a bull-terrier." This argument was a clincher. The magistrates held it to be a valid one, and dismissed the summons. Mr. Jullien, the renowned musical director, died on the 14th inst., in the neighbourhood of Paris, at a lunatic asylum. The Mersey Dock Board, at the request of the North 1 Western Company, some eighteen months ago constructed a short branch line at an expense of above 4001., which has never been used for the transit of anything except 44 tons of bones, for which 11. 2s. was paid! That's the way to spend the moneys of a corporation! Mr. Disraeli's Bill was so highly organised and so multifarious that it frightened the House, which laii hold of two capital defects, and threw it over altogether. The as- sent Bill is a mere framework with three limbs, as Mr. Disraeli enumerates them-viz., the 61. and the 10Z. suffrages, and a slight redistribution of seats.-Ilii,&es. We record with much regret the death, after a few days' illness, of Mrs. Jameson, an authoress whose literary works were of a high class in art and social science, and who has left friends, not only in her own country, but in almost every capital in Europe, to lament her loss. It is understood that the Bankruptcy Bill brought in by the Attorney-General will contain a provision to defeat the practice of English debtors escaping from their creditors by a resort to the Scotch Courts. It will also provide that in cases of private liquidation, the assent must be obtained of three-fourths of the creditors, not merely in value, but also in number. The export duty upon rags which the Emperor Napoleon proposes to substitute fer the absolute prohibition hitherto in force, will amount to abeut 100 per cent. on the price of common rags, and 50 per cent, on the price of the best quality. Great numbers of Bosnian rayahs are said to be crossing the frontier into Austria. The poor people say that the ferocious Beys intend to massacre all the Christians in the province of Bosnia. An ancient usage, which dates from the time of Henri IY.-that of giving agricultural lectures on Sunday after Tr-ass-liag lately been revived in some communes of France, under Government patronage. A model floating washing establishment is now in course of erection on the Seine, in Paris. A steam engine, four large boilers, water-pipes, and a drying-machine are to be installed. 0 The protracted litigation respecting the debts and estate of Mr. Lodge, merchant, Liverpool, was on Tuesday brought to a conclusion by the Lords Justices giving judg- ment on appeal from Vice-Chancellor Stuart. The case was uninteresting except to the parties concerned. It ap- peared that Mr. Lodge died in 1837, that his debts have not yet been paiA, and that no less than nine suits were insti- tuted with reference to his property.
THE MARKETS a MARK LANE, MONDAY. The market was again scantily supplied with both home and foreign grain and with moderate demand, prices were firm, with an improved tendency. The weather since Friday has been fine. To-day it is mild, but cloudy, threatening rain. The English wheat on show was generally in good condition, and met steady sale at fully Is. above the rates of Monday last. Foreign was also held for rather more money, but there is not much activity in the trade. Barley for grinding is in steady request, and malting qualities were also taken to a fair extent, at quite late rates. Malt sold at a full. previous value. The sales of beans and peas were but of an average extent, within the range of previous quota- tions. Oats were firmly held, and for the best samples rather more was usually paid. Flour made rather more in some instances, but general quotations were not advanced. Prices:— BRITISH. II. B. WHEAT ..Essex, Kent, and Suflolk. white, per ar, 88 to-50 BARLEY ..Malting so to 36 OATS Essex and Suffolk 20 to 25 BF,ANS.Mazagan 32 to 37 Tick aa.d Harrow 34 to 44 SSKD .Canary per qr tit, w Oarraway perewt 82 to Rape per qr 50 toM Hempseed ..per qr. 83 to MARK LANE, WEDinSEDAT. There were but very trifling additions of either English or oreign grain to the supplies at market to-day, and prices consequently were firm, although the demand was but moderate. The small show of English wheat realised Mon- day's advance. Foreign was quite as dear, but the sales pro- gressed slowly. No change took place in the value of flour. For wheat there was a moderate inquiry. Barley of all descriptions realised full prices. The few sales of malt were at the previous quotations. Oats were firm, but were pur- chased sparingly. LIVERPOOL, TOBSDAT. At this day's market there was a fair attendance of the town and country trade, and a better consumptive demand than we have been accustomed to of late was experienced for red wheats and flour, at an advance of 2d to 3d per 1001b, Od 5per barrel, and Is per sack on the prices of this day week. Oats and oatmeal met with a moderate sale at late rates. BarJey, beans, and peas were each in fair request for feeding, but without change in value. LONDON SEED. On the spot linseed continues firm, Bombay selling a.t 59s to 53s ed, and Calcutta at 49s to 51s 6d, as to quality. For arrival, a large business i. still passing in the latter at 49i 6d cost, freight, and insurance, including bags. Black Set and Azoff seeds also sell largely for shipments up to July, at 49s 9d, delivered U.K., and at the close 50s was asked. WiLh an active export demand the price of rape is still advancing. Calcutta is worth 52s to 63s on the spot, and 533 to arrive. For fine Bombay, Guzerat, GOs 6d has been paid. MARK LANB, MONDAY.—Prices were Is. per qr. higher for crushing seed, cakes remaining in good request. Rather more was doing in cloverseed from the improved weather, at fully former prices for red white remained dear. Trefoil but a slow sale. So were taes; and the large sorts were cheaper. Canary unaltered. Rapeseed firm. Hempseed and other seeds without quotable change. PROVISIONS. The demand for most kinds of Irish butter is inactive; but, compared with last week, no change has taken place in the quotations. Foreign qualities—the supply of which is moderate-move off slowly, at late rates. There is a fair inquiry for English, at very full prices. The bacon market is steadr, at fully last week's currency. In hams very little i," doing. Lard is firm, at 70s to 72s for Irish blad- dered, and 60s to 64s for kegs. All other provisions are in- active, but not cheaper. POTATOES. The supplies of potatoes to the London markets are moderate. Selected samples command a steady sale, at full prices; but other qualities are very dull, at the fallowing rates ;-York Regents, 100s to 150s ditto flukes, 120s to 140s; Kent and Essex, 80s to 120s Dunbars, 110s to 130s Scotch, 85s to 120s ditto cups, 80s to 95s, METROPOLITAN CATTLE MARKET, MONDAY. There was a good number of cattle on offer this morn- ing, and generally in prime condition. Owing partly to the large supplies of dead meat at Newgate and Leadenhall, the demand here was dull, and to sell fully 2d per stone on the prices of Monday last had to be taken. Some few prime Scots and Devons made our highest quotations, but 4s 8d was more generally the top figure. Of sheep there was an increased supply, and sales progressed slowly, especially of middling and inferior breeds. For the most part prices were about 2d lower. Calves were in demand, and made 2d per stone advance. Pigs sold steadily at active quota- tions. PrIces :-Beef, 3s Id to 4s led mutton, 4s 4d to 5s lod veal, 5s to bs 8d; pork, 4s to 4s Sd at per stone o gibs, sinl-ingthe offal.
LORD ON PRODUCE MARKETS. MINCING LANE, WEDNESDAY. In the colonial preduce markets a good demand is ex- perienced for several of the primary articles, and quotations generally have a very firm appearance. SUGAR.—A good demand is experienced, and prices are well supported. Refined sugars are also in some request, and firmer in value. About 5,000 bags Manilla have sold at 32s 6d to 33s 6d per cwt. COFFEE is firm, but at the moment not a great deal is passing on the spot. RICE continues in good demand, at full prices. Necranzie Arracan has sold at 98 to 10s lid, Bressier, Ss 7id to 8s lOtd, and Rangoon, 8s 6d cash. SALTPETRE.—The last price paid for arrival was 4Ss, some 9 per cent. on the spot is reported sold at 41s per cwt. METALS.—Scotch pig iron is quoted 57s 3d to 578 6d per ton. OILS.—Linseed oil offers at 28s, at which there is not much doing Other oils are firm. TALLOIV.-There has been little or nothing passing, and quotations are nearly nominal. Spot, 478 6d to 48s month, 47s 6d; April to June, 54s 9d; last three months, 63s per cwt. TAPIOCA.— £ 86 bags fine Penang were taken in at 6d. RUBBER.—A small parcel East India at sale was taken in at 2s. 6d. per lb. The market is firm, although inactive. REDWOOD sold at 51. 10s. to 51. 12s. 6d. per ton. SHELLAC is again several, shillings deader. At auction S01 bags 1 chest sold..Dark to middling button, 91. 10s. to 91. 2s. 6d. fair blood, 9^. 15s. to 10L per cwt.