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z-atitriD,tt) to JHoitffll?'* LONDON, Dec. 2. THE Paris papers received since our last are to Thursday's date inclusive. The Motiiteui announces that the Minister for Foreign Affairs had received the following telegraphic dispatch from the French Minister at the Court of Vienna "VIENNA Nov. 21.—M. de Bntirqneney has written to me from Constantinople, to announce that the President of the Council of Justice, Hafiz Pacha, had been dismissed on the 8th of November, and replaced by Achmet Felhi Pacha, brother-in-law of the Sultan." This intelligence is considered favourable to good government in Turkey. The new President of the Council is a skilful general, a decided Reformer, and highly respected by all parties.—Most of the Paris journals infer that France has some merit in the transaction. One thing is certain, Russia is not gaining ground in the East. The appointment of Achmet Fethi Pacha to the office of Prime Minister, and the late revolution in Greece, are directly op- posed to Russian policy.-According to a private letter from Vienna, it would appear that the Aus- trian Cabinet, as might have been expected, had a perfect understanding with the English and French Governments respecting the affairs of Greece. The relations between Vienna and St. Petersburg had of iate become very cold. Austria," it states, is determined to make common cause with England and France.—Indeed, reports have prevailed for some time of a marked coolness, even in regard to diplomatic courtesv between Louis Philippe and the Autocrat of the North. he King has been guilty of an unpardonable crime in disturbing the Bourbon line of succession, and no atonement he can make will reconcile Nicholas to the new dynasty. The subjoined extract from the France of Wednesday shows that these reports are not without founda- tion We are informed, and we believe correctly, that a great number of Russians are to meet to-day, at Rouen, on the following occasion. The Count de Woronzow, who has been in London, returns to the Continent. His intention was to come to Paris, but he has received from his Government an invi- tation not to present himself at the I uileries. The Count, in reply, observed that as previous to 1830, lie was acquainted with the Duke of Orleans, it would be impossible for him to pass through Paris without paying a visit to Louis Philippe. This ob- servation did not prevail, and the order was enforced as primitively given. Thereupon, the Count de Woronzow decided upon avoiding the capital, and his fellow-countrymen residing in it are going to pass a few minutes with him at Rouen. The ac- counts from Madrid in the French papers are to the 23d ult. On that day the Senate met, and after the formality of the admission of some new Senators, a Bill was read for keeping in a state of disarmament the National Guards, who had been dissolved and disarmed in consequence of recent events, until the law shall have passed for their re- organisation upon a reformed principle. The new Cabinet not being then formed, uo discussion took place upon this bill, pnd the Senate adjourned at an early hour.-A Marseilles journal of the 25th •says—" Fresh fugitives from Barcelona are arriving. Yesterday the Phenicien brought fifteen individuals y Z5 on board, all compromised in the late insurrection. Amongst them are four members of the late Junta— namely, Degollada, Benavent, Zulueta, and Soles, the Secretary. The others were ofHccrs."—A con- spiracy in favour of Espartero has been discovered at Malaga. The conspirators intended to assassi- uate the Captain-General; the assassins to the number of six had received 1,000 reals each. About thirty persons have been arrested.—It is Mated in the Paris papers that no less than ^OOO passports have been taken out for England by per- sons whose principal object is to pay their respects to the Duke of Bordeaux.—The accounts of the progress of crime in Belgium excite deep regret at the great increase of drunkenness in that country, bringing so many to the bar of Justice. It appears from the budget for 1843, that the duties on spirit- ous liquors gave to the revenue 964,414f. Upon an average of the whole kingdom, there is one seller of spiritous liquors to every 90 inhabitants. The province of Liege has one-third fewer inhabitants than West Flanders, and yet has 1,966 more sellers of spiritous liquors—the average number being one to every 54 inhabitants. c Madrid journals of the 22d have been received. Judging from the articles in these papers, the elec- tion of colleagues by Olozaga gives satisfaction. On the 21st the Queen gave a grand banquet to the Foreign Ministers and the Members of the new Cabinet. Olozaga had the honour of sitting at the Queen's right hand.—According to accounts from Barcelona, the new municipality of that town had been installed, and the provincial deputation was about to be re-constructed. On the 23d a slight disturbance took place between two battalions of the National Guards and the troops. The former had refused to give up their arms and posts which they occupied, as they considered General Sanz had not fulfilled his engagements. The troops, however, prevailed, and the militia were disarmed. M. Lesseps has been rewarded for his handsome conduct to the Spanish people during the events of November, 1842," by receiving from the Queen the Cross of the Order of Charles 111. By the Britannia steamer w« have accounts from New York to the 16th ult. The Congress of the United States would, it. was expected, be opened on the 4th of this month. It is the general belief that the President wilt recommend in his mes- sage the adoption of some preliminary step, with the view, ultimately, of annexing Texas to the Z5 United States.—We hear by these papers, that the citizens of the United States begin to look upon n ..It repudiation" as the greatest disgrace that ever 11 befel their country. Mr. Webster has some merit in rousing this feeling but it is honourable to the people that they respond so cordially to his senti- ments. In the New York Enquirer there is an honest article on this subject, which communicates a fact that will ultimately retrieve the character of the country. The ladies of Mississippi have taken up the question. In an address published in the Jack- I soniun Statesman, they say, It is not to put our- selves forward, for we beg, we pray, the men of Mississippi not to leave this burden for our shoul- ders. But if the men will not do their duty, we will. We are sincere, and let no olle jest at this, for it can and will be done, even if we sacrifice our wedding rings, as did the women of Poland for the benefit of their country."—The papers inform us, also, that the packet ship Sheffield a favourite trader between Liverpool and New York, has been wrecked near the latter port. The passengers and crew were saved, but the cargo and much of the luggage were lost.—From Canada the advices are to the 3d ult In the House of Assembly an ad- dress to the Queen was adopted by a vote of 51 to 27, concerning the proposition made by her Majesty to remove the Government to Montreal. When the address eame before the Council, it was opposed by certain Members. The measure however was insisted upon, and the further discussion was fixed in the Assembly for the 9th, when the Hon. Mr. Morris rose and said, that in view of these strange proceedings, it became his duty to record his pro- test and retire from all further participation in the proceedings of the Council. He then bowed to the Speaker and the House, and retired, followed by Messrs. De Blaquire, Ferguson, Crooks, Washburn, Sherwood, Mack ay, Dickson, Hamilton, Macan- bery, Draper, Macdonald, and A. Fraser. Soon after they retired the Council adjourned. Montreal, however, will be the future seat of Government. This will conciliate the French Canadians, who are becoming more and more friendly to the British. The Gazette of yesterday afternoon announces that the Queen has been pleased to present the Rev. Peter M'Mortand to the charge and office of First Minister of the church and parish of South Leith, in the presbytery of Edinburgh, vacant in consequence of the admission of the Rev. Doctor James Grant, late minister thereof, to St. Mary's Church, Edinburgh. The Princess Sophia, who lias been slightly indis- posed at her mansion in Church-lane, Kensington, is con- 9 9 valescent. Sir Henry Hallord, who has recovered from his serious illness, has visited her Royal Highness professionally, and also the Duchess of Gloucester, who is now able to be removed from her chamber to another apartment. The appointment of the Chief-Judgeship of Wel- lington, New Zealand, has been conferred upon Mr. H. S. Chapman, of ihe Inner Temple, who has sailed in company with the new Governor, Captain Fitzroy, late member for Durham. The Lords of the Treasury, on the recommendation of the Board of Customs, have raised Glasgow from being a second-class port to the fiist-class. We regret to learn that the Marquis of Anglesey continues to suffer from the tic dolorenx. A portrait, in full length, of Mrs. Siddons, has been recently placed in the first room to the left of the National Gallery-" Presented by her friend Mrs. FitzhngU." We are informed, upon good authority, that the ne- ,,e gotiations for renewing the treaty with Brazil, which have been lingering so long in London, have ended at last in a complete failure. After various communications to no pur- pose, matters were brought to a final close this week, and the Brazil an Envoy, who had been sent to this country for the purpose of ascertaining whether any chance of success yet re«9aifl&jff| £ ter the failure of Mr. Ellis's mission to RW 4 Janeiro, has at length conclusiyely fonnd that the attempt is hopeless. The treaty is lost. In making this important communication, upon authority which has never yet deceived us, we are only announcing the completion of a misfortune to the commercial woild which the course of events must have led every sensible person to expect.—Liverpool Mer- cury. The subscription at Manchester to the Anti-Corn- Law League fund has now reached to nearly 18,0001, At Rochdale, a few evenings ago, a meeting was held, and in the coarse of two hours and a half the sum of 15601. was subscribed in addition to 1150/. previously subscribed by the inhabitants of Rochdale at the Manchester meeting. The League o Thursday night, held their third monthly meeting in Covent Garden Theatre, London, when the enthusiasm was as unbounded as ever. Mr. Bright's speech, in parti- cular, was much applauded. The pecnliarily of the meeting was, that the speakers one and all took for their text, that the sliding scale was doomed, and they expressed their de- termination to resist to the utmost the substitution of a fixed duty, being determined to carry on the war for total repeal. It is understood that the Postmaster-General has determined to increase the number of morning mails as far as is practicable, and that arrangements are nearly com- pleted for dispatching a bag every morning from the Gene- ral Post-office in St. Martin's ie.Grand, to Ipswich, by the Eastern Counting' Railway. It is also rumoured that other measures are on the tapis for farther increasing the effici- ency of the morning dispatch. Fifteen snb-sorters have beeu appointed by his Lordship, at the suggestion of Mr. Bokeuham, Superintending President of the Inland office, 'Or the purpose of facilitating the delivery of Ihe general post 'e<ters in the metropolis. The additional cost to ihe esta- hlishment by the adoption of this plau will be 1014/. per annum. Some fine specimens of Australian wheat, says the Liverpool Times, have recently arrived in this country. They consist of white wheat, equal, if not superior, to the finest English. The lot of which we have seen a sample cost 35*. a quarter at Holiart Town, where it was shipped the freight and expenses amounted to from 10s. to 12s. a quarter, and the duty to 58" so that it cost the importers from 50s. to 52s. a quarter in England. As it is worth from 58s. to 60s. a quarter in London or Liverpool, it will leave a fair profit. A numerous meeting of the members of the Society of Arts was brief in the theitre of the institution, John- street, Adelphi, last evening, Benjamin Rotch, Esq., Vice. president, F.R.S., in the chair; when a paper was read by the Secretary on the new patent metallic cement, a com- position of sand and the refuse of copper commingled, and of a peculiarly hard and durable description. Specimens of its applicability to building purposes were exhibited, showing that it is susceptibte of a fine marble polish, and of being made to imitate granite. It was stated by the Chair. man that this invention would find an abundant market in the mountains of Wales, whe e the refuse of copper was so great that the propiietors did not know what use to make of it. Fiesco pointings worked upon the surface of this ce- ment were likewise exhibited, the result of the inventioo being, that they may be preserved much longer bythitttro- MU than by -the utJulIl method. A yonnlt woman, named Eliza Jones, stewardess of the Batuvier, Rotterdam steamer, was charged at Thames- street with smuggling. The Batavier never,it seems, makes a voyage without some case of the kind occurring. In the present instance the stewardess was conveying on shore 3lbs. of cheroots, done up in packets, and converted into a bustle" of such suspicious dimensions, that it led to the detection. She was fined 50s. The Central Criminal Court was crowded at an early hour this morning with an unusual assemblage or barristers and spectators, in expectation of hearing the trial of Lieu- tenants Munroand Grant; but in consequence of the severe illness ot Lieutenant Munro, the tri il Was postponed. During the whole of Wednesday and Thursday the Court of Exchequer was occupied in the trial of the case The Queen v. Blake and others, in which the defendants were charged with unshipping and concealing, and assisting in the removal of manutactnred silk goods without payment of duty, by which they had incurred a penalty of three times tlu-ir value. The jury returned a verdict for the Crown, estimating the value of the goods at 14501., and making the penalty 4350/.—It is affirmed that the loss to the revenue tlnotigh these wholesale smuggling transactions, during a long period, has been estimated at two millions sterling a year on silk goods only but the loss to the re- venue implies a loss to the silk-weavers and silk-manufac- turers of England of at least six millions ill the shape of wages al1:1 profits. The fleet of merchant vessels in port this week, says the Limerick Chronicle, is so large as to line the whole range of quays from the Cuslom-house,'to Meacle's-quay, a distauce of one English mile, and in most of the berths they form a breastwork of three tie s side by side. At the same period of the year before the union there were not seven vessels in the port of Li'nerick loading and discharging. It will be learned, with mingled feelings of regret and horror, that death has released from suffering another victim of the bloody scene lately enactell at Finnoe. Con- trary to all human foresight, and at a time when his friends and family confidently looked forward to his ultimate reco- tery, the dangerous symptoms having completely abated, a very sndden change for the worse took place on Wednesday morning, and before the close of the evening Mr. Waller breathed his last. The ill-tated gentleman has left, besides I a sorrowing widow, two sons, both Barristers, and one daughter. His second son, Mr. J. F. Waller, acted as as sessor at the memorable election for the City of Dublin in 1841.—Private letters add, that the shock superinduced b) the death of her husband had caused the greatest apprehen- sion for the safety of Mrs. Waller: indeed, one account leaves room for the worst fears. At the old Bailey, yesterday, Satpuel Sydney Smith, alirs Captain Smith, who was convicted a session or two ago, of feloniously uttering a forged bill of exchange for ViOl., but whose sentence was respited to have the decision of the Learned Judges upon a point of law raised by his counsel, as to whether the document which formed the sub- ject of indictment wa,, in point of fact, a bill of exchange, or an order for the payment of money, was placed at Ihe bar. Mr. Baron Parke declared the opinion of the judges, which was, that the document forged wa? really an order for the payment of money, and that therefore the conviction was a good one. He sentenced him to transportation for life. Henry Bush, who was convicted ot forgery upon the same document, and upon whom, for same reason as in the former case, judgment: was respited, was thPII brought up, and he wi- also sentenced to be transported for life. The Duke of Bordeaux took up his residence in Belgravo-squafe, London, on Monday evening; and ac- cording to the fashionable Morning Post, Tuesday" was a memorable day for the last descendant of the elder branch of the Bourbons, as upwards of three hundred peisons, dis- tinguished in France by the rank, wealth, and social posi- tion, assembled to present their respects to the young Henri—a display of fidelity and affection proving that the age of chivalry has not yet passed." The Post goes on to describe the affectingness of the scene, which caused many tears to flow;" leaving it to be inferied that the French are heart-broken, because they hive not a Bourbon as tat and as stupid-looking as the unfortunate Louis the Sixteenth to sway the sceptre of France, Now we abomi- nate this maudlin cant. The misfortunes of the Duke of Bordeaux aie the just consequences of the beanies tyranny of his forefathers; and his presence at a levee of French exiles in London, instead of proving that the age of feuda) chivalry exists, proves, on the contrary, that kings were made for the people, not the people for kings. Nor ought we to suffer the blubhei ing of any number of Frenchmen to make ns empl y language offensive to the Goverument, and to the people of a great nation with which we are upon tNIlIS of strict amity. If \\e have tears for French woes, let them be for the lu-roes of July, and for the French people so long crushed beneath the iron car of Bourbon despotism. As for the young Duke of Bordeaux, if he be only haft so virtuous, so amiable, and io accomplished as he is represented to be, he will live more comfortably in a splendid mansion in Belgrave-square, free from the cares and responsibilities of regality, than lie would were he to exchange places with Louis Philippe. And were it other- wise, Heaven forbid that we should sanction the plunging France into a civil war, to realise the pretended claims of any man to govern his fellow-creatmes without their con. sent. The lust of the Stuarts was quite as interesting an object of fashionable sympathy a« the last of the Bourbons, but the happiness of the British people required that he should die in exile nevertheless, and he did so die without any impeachment of English loyally.—Hull Advertiser,