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   Penny Newsman (Newspaper) - February 17, 1861, London, Middlesex                                REGISTERED FOR AID SUNDAY MORNING TRANSMISSION MAIL AND PUBLISHING SALISBURY FLEET ONE FEBRUARY For fifteen years Reform has been Since the Secretary for Foreign Affairs abandoned his finality he has repeatedly pledged himself THE BEST OF A BAD THE condition of Eeform in the present session is the of English It is an indelible disgrace upon the personal honour of those cling to the administration of nations and assume to possess the con fidence ofthe Neither the of former nor the calumnious criticisms of have brought so much discredit upon our system f Government as has the base betrayal of priiioijiKs for office by the Palmers onBussell Like they have diSLrud the standard under which they rallied tens of thousands of loyal whom they have cruelly with their and their political into the hands of the foe and what renders the conduct more ignoble that tbcy IKIVC done all their be come and proved recreant to their faith from any adverse pressure or threatened but from their cowardice and innate in To the charge of treachery to the people the casehardened as they are in political will probably pay little heed in the opinion of a graver charge hangs over their to which they are likely to prove more They have abandoned their duty to the and placed their royal mistress in a and equivocal as well as Tories have repeatedly introduced lieform into from the So far as it was prac they have pledged the Crown to the amend ment of popular and to the conces sion of an extended At theopening of the present session they compelled the Crown to omit allusion to these repeated to with draw in a very undignified manner from the position taken with respect to this most important domestic in to retract its That the ministerial course ot action was galling and revolting to the one so and open as the no stretch of the imagina tion to The Prince Consort told of during the llussian that repre sentative institutions upon their Bcin in the most intimate confidence of the Crown it would he if His Royal Highness would favour the public wih his opinion as to the position of the Does he conceive them to be on lnther he does or we believe they have been and are found wanting in every qualification to entitle them to A short while whrn wav was and IMC could tell how far the ievrible emtlagration niidit or how many lives and millions of might be sacriliccil before peace was re a foreign held up Lord John UusiiUs proposal for Reform a noble example to Ac The writer in liatkriug that a glorious spectacle for the instruction anii Miairation of While the storm was round our and might at any time hvak overour we wore in consoli ilaiing bur in improving the Ouustitn Uui transmitted to us from and ire so it was for the impending by displaying increased confidence in the sense and the as to attach them more devotedly to the system of govcrn by making them participate more formerly in its and thereby ang tioiiting their stake in the We accepted tic praises of our French ami paraded them Like the Pharisee in the we thanked God that we were not as other ffii not even as the poor sinner that rules or Austria or We were Re fnaors r they were at Conservatives of the xtntiix We could trust tlie they dared hot for their crowns sake we ciiuLo popular curtailed But at the the insincerity of the Ministers had boon it it had been known their liberal professions were mere advertisements for 1 more to be relied upon than the froth and oi a Cheap John at a country then ivoiilii jhc conclusions of our critic have been re pinlcd as the bitterest and their remem brance is even now a national humiliation and dis Ministerialists are loud in their condemna tion ot the broken promises of constitutions made to an extension of the He has brought in more Reform than we care to He has defeated even more instalments of Reform by pro mises to bring in a great and comprehensive mea sure and by the pledge he gave the people on this very question he turned out Lord Derby it now to leap into his If ever a bargain was made between a statesman and a it was made between Lord John Russell and the That we made a bad bargain is evi and behoves us to endeavour to make the best of The abandonment of their duties by the Ministers leaves to independent Literal members their entire freedom of and it is amidst this unparalleled to find them alive to the interest of their On them devolves the care of not disappointing the hopes of the and of providing against the betrayal of its It is for them to initiate and carry through measures of partial or bitbybit The promise of a comprehensive measure can no longer stay them or take the wind out of their Already Locke King has renewed his old motion for a reduction of the county to and representing one of the larscst manu facturing to whom Digby Sey mour has very properly given has placed a notice on the books House for the borough franchise to be lowered Jt will be for the Irish and Scotch regresentatives to take a similar The Minister for Terr shames oppose the of the They and their followers must support If they do not their seats are the next election and we do not see how the Conservatives can refuse their con currence to measures which Disraeli once pro They ought to be the more disposed to join on remembering the conduct of Lord Palmerston with respect to the Conservative Reform They cannot have forgotten or forgiven the Premiers How offensively he insisted on their amend ing the Bill according to the views of the Opposi and carrying it through the must surely have left some hankering for They have the opportunity of Palmerston in his own or returning taunt for taunt and they must be milksops if they do They can call upon the Cabinet to assist in carryinsf out the various fragments of Lord John Russells which been made the property of inde pendent members so while Government shall be made to do the thjy shall derive no credit from It be desirable to make suc cess doubly for every JLiberal constituency throughout the three kingdoms to address formal requisitions to their representatives to attend and give their silent support to the bills Locke King and We say because if members are seduced into the enemies of Reform may spin out the time to the end of the ses and so for a time defeat the Mem bers should be told in plain terms that their support of the extension of the county and boroush fran chise will be the condition of their hereafter re ceiving the support of Liberal We lay no stress the redistribution of because the Home Secretary has charge of a partial measure for that believe the exten sion of the franchise will hereafter reveal the right of many of these enlarged constituencies to retain their present The extension of the franchise will be sufficient work for the present It there two orthree and the reports at present are Another goldfield in the direction of the Ovens has been reported by the loader of the Government His representations of the character of the dis covery are and at present under A fourth new field is this instance in Kil extended claims are asked for by the is rapidly taking the place of alluvial and is extending over all the mining From dney the news is The Herald observes respecting the no period has pur great gold interest been in a more healthy state than it is Capital is being invested in machinery to work claims in a scientific and as our diggers extend themselves over the we may expect to hear of new fields and new The same papeihas the following in reference to the New Zealand Since the battle of no aggressive movements on the part of our troops has been in consequence of the force at the disposal of MajorGeneral Pratt being after that between Auckland and Kew that could be done was act on the This has been accomplished so judiciously that few casual ties of a serious nature have taken and the although constantly on the to have to state of engagement the Hungarian Diet at The has resolved uixn The Washington correspondent of the Aew York f J the states in conscience of the mediation of fn1 I the President had sent despatches to the eda rescript to the body m mander of the ordering hi n not to enter Pen unless raUes3 wmnn IIP v o he refuses to comply with its r oe n n y with its request to assemble racola harbour but to act HIP defensive TheDiet is to assemble at iort be dtfenslre Tlie assembly of the Comitat of Pesth has unanimously ted an address to the King which says The royal voted says The royi rescript has destroyed the confidence wiiich had been created by the imperial diploma of October The law prohibits the payment of taxes until they have been voted by the Force alone could remove the citiz a considerable extent at freed from i harrassing anxiety that prevailed prior to tha of the 6th would not be prudent to overburden the question and into the unclean trickery of Tories and Whiss to retain to acquire possession of nomination it is below the dignity of the people to FOREIGN INDIA AND By the arrival of the Overland Mail we receive advices CAPITUIATIOHOP Such ja stated to the has capitulated after a lengthened the casualties attending which have principally been confined to the unfortunate On Thursday General Cialdini is stated to have been put in possession Of Mont Orlando and all the fortifi march into the city proper as the king and queen marched The garrison so much as is left of it remain prisoners ef war until Messina and Civitella del Trouto shall be The exking and queen have been accommodated with a French the dsstination of the pair Rome next Spain or or as U signified on the letters of those at Taking up our narrative of events from the point left oft m our we have the following particulars to give immense explosion had followed the deposition of a Sardinian shell in a part of Gaeta devoted to the storage of munitions of described bv an eyewitness as rivalling in effect an eruption from Vesuvius Shortly after an armistice was agreed for the pinpose of look ing after the wounded this was prolonged for twelve hours Cialdini sending iu and medicines from the Sardinian and offering to take of 400 sick aud woundedBourbon One steamer had taken off a hundred and another was on the point of leaving tobring away another hun when the chivalrous leader of the besiegers learnt that the breaches already made in a curtain and were being Of all communication was at once broken oft with the and at 10 oclock on the following day Saturday fire was again opened on The result of this opening was the blowingup of another powder a and nearly a hundred men buried hi the he explosion opened a breach at theextremity of the fortifications facing the and were set fire to and burnt to the a demand for an armistice to extend over a fortnight was sent out from the to be stating that the firing should be stopped only when for sur render were entered upon ailowinjto pas uvco the at the same a messenger from the Empress of the French bearing a letter for the qweri of If k were possible the fire from the Sardinian positions grew if the whole close in and peppered awav at the Nex tiations for surrender were then is given The conduct the Sardinian general has been of the most chivalrous of he is and that is The Italian Parliament now open with the decla citizens from lawful ground they have An unreserved return to constitutional life alone can save the King and the The assembly of the Comitat of Odenbnrg has resolved to pay the taxes as until the Diet shall have taken its The conference of Karlsbiirg have resolved upon ex pressing their wishes in an address to the government con taining three Execution of the laws of new electoral Establishment of a separate constitution and representatiouof Transylvania in special The project for the union of Transyl vania With Hungary was violently A letter from Venice has the following The situa tion of Veuetia becomes more More than more the want of good and very often of the ordinary administration of justice more than the annoyances of a and crushing military occupa baiikers and merchants had arrived at in order to endeavour to facilitate a It was expected that the antisecessionists would havS a majority in the Virginia The Texas legislature was in favour of immediate quc veryw plu lie declaration of 7the King of the and to j r KJpwrivo Yet they have not a word M for those who have broken pledges to hiwmi made by English They can see t mote in a brothers but for the life of i n nnnot perceive the beam in their hue ml that no former Ministry did so i rtiinnLto our Governmental system as the niur ton 1 u ell cabinet has When Lord r i noltd the Constitution refusing to limen in America the right of uuh the liability to lighting L of wars between and ulti y cuuiudthe British Crown of its brightest c i 1 du u C1i I 1 r the words of Lord Chatham when aml EUlon opposed Catholic Eman of rotten and a of the people while they laughed old Tory preju hey were based upon sincere and To these prejudices the tr iced atid t considerations in those Although ui nul progress and did they in 1 iwaiue of Thev were honest ld u their bigotry and They upon as fossilised old i tncksters or placehunters and if they tne hostility of the they never same be said desertion and apathetic indifference of to the was a falser or there have been 11 mi i tcr no midnight 1 of thousands marching on There Ictefloo to ducal castles 1 atio and no blood spilled but lce of these symptoms is no proof that there j e eated a desire for Reform as ever J it 11 ly in violent conflicts with the autho John can discern the signs of it IK the people to be tausrht that no jus ue tendered them they are on the n i the destruction u still bVi likely i consequences to them acrcs and in n its Can the same be said 1 i Majestys Ministers ihii Russells excuse for his desertion and f 1 cform is the apathetic indifference of 1 icing in their rich I excuse is even proceeds irovi we need is mistaken fo than It eonti the p more than leucss of from Calcutta to January and January eryuraie 01 puWw importance had occurred since the departure of the previous The disastrous effects of the lamme m the northwest appeared to It was expected that Lord Canning would visit Jubbulpore on the 12th The following is from Darjeelin dated 2nd January It is expected that a force of about wul here under the command of Lieutenant Colonel in ten or twelve days Officers as well as men will have to rough as they willget but few coohes to accompany the Another detachment of s 6th regiment has arrived at Punkabame One of the 13rd Regiment broke open the commissariat chest a few nights and walked off with more than A Syrian relief committee has been of which the GovernorGeneral is The Court martial on the officers implicated in the Cairo affair in April had been sitting during the past The Friend of India evidence so far brings to light no offences of an aggravated and con firms the bebef that the reports spread about what occurred were greatly From Hong Kong we have news to December and from Shanghai to December The from the summary of the China troops at Tien tsin are frozen up for the and we are clad to be able to say that the latest news from that quarter have refuted tie unwarrantable rumours which we alluded to in our last of Adkins having been assassinated at From the consular notifications it is seen that the treaty of Tientan has already come into though neither the treaty nor the convention are believed by the Chinese in the south to be authentic and they have not been published in the ner by the GovernorGeneral of His Excellency the Earl of Elgin was still at Shanghai when the latest advices We understand that an expe dition will be sent up the Yangteze early in the with the view of opening up that General Grant and staff and all who were not to pass the winter there left Tientsin in the beginning of and embarked at The garrison is now settling down into com fortable The French and British embassies were m two of tie best places in on the west side of the and but a short distance from the city Ike French troops up their quarters on the east side of the Peiho and the north of the grand Beside the departure of the the only circumstance worthy of note was the arrival and delivery over of twoinstai ments of the indemnity The first was 200 000 and the second taels and similar amounts were paid over to the Some information has just been received which tends to the belief that the late collision in Japan between the native and the fbreim authorities is continuing to look A despatch from Yokohama was brought to the Admiral while lyin at the mouth of the in consequence of which he departed immediately to the aud Victor Emmanuel will be able to offer his protection to the it is hinted will most certainly be We may here add that on the a conspiracy in favour of theBourbons was A Capucin monk left Gaeta the mission of raisincr an insurrection iu He was arrested near and found to be the bearer of important des commander of a battery sent by the Queen Dowager from Home has been killed General Ferrari and Duke Sangro ave and Count Averspere with Majors Sangro and Sanseverino have had thenlegs A speedy answer is We do not want a compromise with the but we do hope not to be worn out by exhaustion before the arrival of our j ITEJWS FROM FRANCS Upwards of 300 destined to reinforce the French army of embarked at Marseilles on the llth for Civita On board the same vessel the Quiriaal were General going to and Baron de with Austrian despatches for the court of Ahmed Tefyk the Ottoman ambassador at has been appointed by his government plenipoten tiary in the conference on the Syrian question which is about to be held in It is said that he will leave for Constantinople as soon as the conference is A Turin letter says that as soon as Victor Emmanuel shall be proclaimed King ef Italy by the national Parlia he will formally ask the Pope to accept the pro tection of Piechnoutese and to consent to the withdrawal of the French It is certain that a very strong party in the Senate and Corns Legislatif will i THE From the Eternal City we learn that a Jesuit Abbe has left for on a special mission from the The Carnival has passed off without any disturbance very few foreigners in and Cardinal genga or on the point of The ArchCar dmal faithful to his are of lowest brigand sent off to Car wherethey have been distributed to an equal number of This saintly gentleman has also armed nearly 500 Bourbon who have left to join the be forementioned patriots and he is still engaged in organis ing reactionary Meanwhile we may here that what is timidly termed a popular move ment has taken place at San the Pontifical gendarmes had a considerable one of them shot It is also interesting to note that the reactionists at Eeggip have been called to and the insurgents of Ascoli have seen the necessity of a quarter less AND NEW The last arrival brings neivs up to December The Melbourne Argm says are now very near the ter mination of the and still without that improvement or increase in the yield of gold which was some time back so confidently looked A new gold field has been re The news that de Merode has armed 470 Bour bonistsand sent them across the Neapolitan frontier is treated by the Patrie as a piece of folly on the part of the Popes which mayprovoke a crisis extremely dangerous for his We should not wonder if it did have that The Presse finds it difficult to eyes of the French that natural guardian of nonintervention the Pontifical government can so openly intervene as to arm and orga nise troops to fight against Victor Emmanuel in behalf of Francis It is certain that these proceedings give the Emperor an opportunity to tell the Pope that the conti nuance of tie French occupation of Eome i gives rise to SCHtESWlG Berlmjske statement of the that Denmark had sent commis sioners to FrankfortontheJfaine for the purpose of en deavouring to arrange the differences with the German Federal is totally A long time ago it is is was proposed that commissioners should nego but the proposition was and nothing of the kind has since been heard of Thirtynine students from Schleswig have presented an address to the Minister of staring that they place themselves at disposal in the event of war The in expressing his said is possible that an occupation of Holstein by the federal troops would cause with and miout oer haps involve all Europe in The Oesterreicliische The statute con uuti cerniug the organisation of the Council of the Empire has been adopted by the Council of JIuiisters The lensla tive power the Reichsrath will extend to the econo mical questions and the taxation of the wbolempire but as regards all other to those only wiuch cSn ceni nouHungarian isstated the subscriptions to tha now loan amount altogether to The city of Fiume and the district has been declared in a state of ported by the leauerof one of the government The municipality of Pesth resolved inon the prospecting in North Gipps Laud and a rush on public school into an Hrjijrarian iciool an unusually larpre seala hns tukeu place to a locality ill the dismissal of of tin the Maryborough as Mackinnons Sta not acquainted with the Ma Some thousand people have congregated I of the German CoHece havi the dismissal of of the eementxv teachers who are not acquainted with the Magyar ve juotice to leave the keep the troops hewill be able to say that his hand is forced by the rsprfcentatives of Iris Admiral La Barbier de who was at the last ball at the has left for and it is once more announced that his fleet is under orders for the We hear that out of respect to the great urinciples of universal which is the basis the the inhabitants of the Lilliputian principalities of Eoque brunne and who have just been transferred to France by are to have an opportunity of ratifying the annexation by the What would happen if the newly annexed people werer to take into then heads to say It is rumoured that the two marshals batons which the Emperor has to dispose in consequence oi thedeatbs of Marshal Prince Jerome and Marshal will be given toGenerals Montauban and Kervigau has iut publisheda work in two eutuled England as it the as be tells the world in his of his observations during a sixteen years residence in that We extract from a higlily favourable review of his performance in the tin France the following specimen of the accuracy of this gentlemans observation The aihuinistration justice in England is the worst in the The are always liable to dismissal they are dependent at once upon of election and the caprice of The Court of presided over by has this week decided that a woman who married a liberated convict without a knowlege of the fact of his is entitled to a decree of nullity of THE Porte has replied to the Ettssiau reasserting the truth of the Grand Viziers Sir Henry Bulwer takes the part of the The Montenegrins have made an attack on Nic but have been The Eedifs are to be embodied in the A formal and positive denial has been given to the news published by some continental that Austria and Scrvia had signed a treaty for the extradition of political It is asserted that Austria and Prussia have declared themselves favourable to the opinion Russia and France in reference to the necessity for an extension of the occu pation of Syria by Freneh and that they will support that opinion in the conference which is to be held on the THE UNITED The soooosion oriliaance has been passed in the Louisiana In Convention a vote was The galleries and lobbies were intensely and a death like silence On the call of the roll many members were in The Clerk announced the vote 113 17 and the President declared Louisiana a free and sovereign Allen then entered the Convention with a Pelican accom panied by Governor Moore and and put the flag in the hands the amid tremendous A solemn prayer was then and a hundred guns were Before the Convention adjourned the reso lution accompanying declaring the right of free navigation of the Mississippi river and tribu taries to all friendly and the right of egress and ingress to boats of the Mississippi by all friendly states and passed A pen was given each member with which to sign the ordinance of The Louisiana State troops had seized the United States Marine Hospital at New and had ordered the immediate removal of the the hospital being required for the troops of the state This action on the part of the authorities of that state is regarded by the government as most out rageous aud The government have no autho rity or means to make provision for these poor who are thus thrown upon the cold charities of the people of that The following is one of the latest despatches from Washington Jan Secretary Dix has instructed the commanders of the revenue if to make defence in their power and if they are assailed by a superior force to run their vessels ashore and blow them He has letter to the collector of New Orleans to apply to the Governor of Louisiana to revoke the act of seizing the government hospital and ordering 260 patients to be in order that the building might be occupied as bar racks by the state He denounces it as an act of outrageous disgraceful to any A despatch received this eveniusx from Senator dated addressed tc Governor Bigler and the statins that men were on the ground to resist the reinforcement of Fort and that if the Brooklyn attempted to relieve the fort n bloody battle would Governor Higlcr communicated this despatch to the No apprehension need be en tertained of an attack on Fort Snmter so long as Colonel Hayne remains in this which will be for some ten days or two weeks Virginia has ottered to mediate between the States al ready seceded raid those remaining and the Presi who sanguine oil the has sent in the oitor with special Of course the matter rests in the hands oi or possibly in those of the Ee pubiican whose motto Afo increase of slave which constitutes what is known as the Chicago ATOD THE tlie mediumof thy Swiss consul at Cobden proposed that Federal Council shouid mediate between the contendingStates of llie Federal Counuil declined tlie on the ground that it was not qualified for such an but at the same time expressed its thanks to THE CAPE OF GOOD By the steamship we have a file of ths Cape intelligence niue later than that by the which arrived His Excellency Sir George Grey left George December 20 for and was to return on the to Blight has attacked apricots and peaches apples have and plums are an The disease prevails to a great extent at where its is not to be It continues Graaf Li eastern provinces smallpox ia spreading among the The electric wire is in course of suspension between lung Williams Town and the port of East The screw Fleam frigate Edward flasof HoarAdmiral the Sir Henry was appointed to leave Table Bay on the 1st of January for the Island of Thescrew steamsloop Commander was ordered to leave shortly after for the The bark with from Sunderiand for foundered oftCape Agullias on the December crew grand custom of King of was one of the most revolting whii had ever taken Several persons agree in stilling thir the cumber of persons slain on the occasion was estimated at but another corre spondent gives the number as He says he was pre sentby and that the blood swept pas hinv like a flood into a large Another re ferring to these says 1 assure you it made me quite and at the saiaetime Ifelt The poor wretches met death with perfect The who gave Government notice through its columns many months since of the intention of the King of Dahomey to hold an unrsurd grand in re membrance of the death of the late concludes the recital of these butcheries by Stating that Consul Foote has come out with fall powers to treat with the King of Dahomey as to the of these human A correspondent who is well acquainted with The best way to treat with the king is to squelch deal fairly with the and let tha custom die chief officer of the fell overboard in Lagos on the luth of and was drowned ASTS23S AHD Per the Atiatn we have to the followinir effects The events at Jamaica are The Trash House on Worthy Park the property of the George was destroyed by fire on the At Barbadoes a committee hud been appointed to iu cooperation with the an address to Prince Alfred on his to the and to make arrangements for Ins In Trinidadthe excitement which prevailed at the departure of the preceding packet in consequence of the rupture between the Governor and his ministerial had been considerably allayed by the appoint ment of successors to the 1 ate Executive THE Chili the news is In the south the Indians have fearfully ravaged the burning the forage and in order to deprive the army of all the resources the country might THE defeat of the government forces under in by General is con Cordova has fled to his people being dis General Obando had passed the having decided to take Tuquerres had pronounced in favour of the State of It is also confirmed that Antioquia is determined to remain The entire tenour of the news is unfavourable to the general govern and we may soon expectto hear of a and decisive battle on the plains of Advices from Santa Martha confirm the defeat Generals Paris and Briceno iu El The latter was said to hare retreated up the river with only 200 men out of the with which he had attacked the other party at El General Paris was marchingwith his divi sion to Bogota and General Mosquera remaineH in the department of where some of the districts had pro nounced in his It was said that General Lopez had joined the liberal and offered to assist them with In Santander the guerilla warfare still and the spirit of dissatisfacdou still THE THEFT AM ITS On Monday afternoon Serjeant held an inquiry iathe on the body of John who resided at whose death occurred under the most melancholy circum Elizabeth Planning said that the deceased was her hus On Saturday week he was brought home to hia lodgings at nine oclock nt when he appeared to be in a state of The deceased did not com plain of anything baring happened to and she thought it was the liquor he had taken that had upset When he came in the deceased complained of great pains in the of a great lump in the ab who had been in got up about two oclock in the when he appeared much She went and asked him to come and see her vhen he told her to go home and bathe him while the water was During the morning a pint of warm was and mustard poultices to be applied to the lower part of the The deceased got no in spite of the repeated visits of the and he died on Tuesday assistant to said thai he considered it a case of drunkenness when first applied but he visited deceased on the Sunday afternoon and found him m great which increased from pressure upon the He prescribed for and in the meanwhile Llewellyn saw The man in at tendance at the house said that he Lad run against the shafts of a and had iu consequence become Witnessnskec1 how it but his answers were so indistinct that he chd not understand and he died Philip Eavniond inspector of said that he was oa duty last Wednesday at The man Had stolen a so he was and whilst running away with it lie agnmt a he struck m the The of the told him that the oecunenPO lindtakrri place in opposite in the A man called Old Jack snid tha heraw the deceased on the ground between Unionstreet and but he was not as he was also in custody for The jury returned a verdict oi Accidental   

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