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'' . mij! wt....-Mi.iaua.fc-,f wwa jwnpwwrjui mi -i. """'SJ' ,"" - -..;....".-.-,'-."- . "'
t the lUkiost-iy must xAnif shaiQebe 'preserveix5
E'II T O'Kji P R p P R I E T O R
Terr P1 :vi:!'5 1
Hi. in 5-. -;5 ft-J
J .-Buatted opoa, tIia.roni, W6r ;!iiga. j and ho wllf bcooma bo vroak, wo will have J had fatten' upon them and remorseless
-.T.-W v.-.'.V-r- .. . w ; 'j;
;ed ia tlje najsteries of old eledgs or po-
.er, using scnio ouigpaoia nanoKeronict,
in verted Jiat or fallen tree as a tablo.
Horrid 1-oatLa and imnrooiioM woro
hard 00. every . Laud obeccne jest and
ribald, anguago, such as i;.ODlj heard
when the most abandon! of men are col
lected otgethcr in the purlieus of a druri
ten amp ' ,. After- .asine apon his fol
lowers for p. nioment, Tjnes turned back
into Lis ,tent . where - were pat herd
some ca .ur xwciva .mamdaaisrot a
to carry, him bodily to tho gallows
Slasie I mnai? at once beforo his legs
faal ium. altogcUier." . ;
Two drummers and a fifcr took their
plaoe beforo thp . ririsoncr, and . struck
up the Roguo's march. - Afcw score of j
rutaanlj men with, moskots, and , pajo
no(3 foil in behind hixa and partly push
ing their prisoner along, the procession,
with Harrison at their ; head, .mounted
on his. Iron grey, charger, ;took their way
to tno spot selected tor execution, .-
.And Uk auwa I P oa high
of the (alien torythen returjnd 1 to the
camp. .Tin bottle, If such it could be
called;:,had-idroady'ceAJdf and wheat
they- reaehod tte 'pot ' they ' found ' tha
Marion had already pasted tis Bontlncls,
and it.-.takerrv ovryj f csutioui for
his: .8ecuritJrduring ;,.thi. nightfw TBe
sumptuous f-ast prepared bV'thb1' toriea
was eaten Dyb?ddcnana unoxp'eeted
so opportune for him, and 60 soon as ho guesta; Thewear led nd Jamished sol
Was freed he wag fortunate to secure a dicra of iMark ifeliI;toi4h'. abundant
horse 5 wliich camo 'galloping riderless- cheer with well -whetted appetites,, and
past; and callipff t ,one or . two of his kept-up th'6 feait to a late hour of the
brother dragoons .'to follow, he vaulted night; ' Tha deliVeranoe Of Michaqi, and
was the penalty of their crimes, exacted I
in this hour ot unsuspocting security.
Tho'carnace was over in a brief space,
and the victors were tho mastors of a I
field which was covered, with tho :d.cad,
and the dying.' " ; . . ,
' Michael had promptly been released j
by bis comrades whoso arrival hao; been
nod, and before ca'ael,iiailturtcij'-Mofi,'I' tM'IfcfoWrW will, to our
to : the duties f ' the cainpj as'they ' were I thiukjngipeeday ,bm& fortk ).;. '
Aod do sound U hearil but Arno, '
:""" ,UoekM tte moon m thr th pn, '
. "And I turn upon my pillow, .. .
I . -But I tr!r alep la vala.T '
v-t .ur s3 i.-. - - 1
,Tm - V I m r nonut,..! i t
iT. -r ( A" forget '! not th mlrjn. :
v '. a JTo wkon KMX so oft I'M lUteued. A M ;
" ia mj bojhood' hppjAwm....
I AJ 1 SyneiTi W w!tMB inir emDa', '
--. - J "Ana 1 coulfl aotilecp for Jof,"
,Oa rwistttaf ta dntlicf 4
' j Wr mmpxt. a hit I boy.
-Vt Taa ta Maud of tadt kWHit riT
- fieragaia aodearcaa be,
iA whea round jtiUoxa,
." ' VTm ill iolnii to ma . ,,. . . " -
into the saddle and putting spurs to his I tha events of the-' nights surprise,' formed
. - - . J.i - m . , " ' I " e ' f - W W u0 wwu. - V
horse odo nerceiy away. r ; c.ji wia cniei (odk or.JfconTcrsatioq rtmoag 1 gloriously fallen .-jn the .fore front of the I with, his maqhlnery to make tbi revoly
wncn ine troop nrsi Drose irorn inerr I nein, ,,-jijaeiiaei s . iricrogj' .very, .w.nere 1 battlQ I r. x . ,t..r u.. .' I ers. ...
tfover, scarcely waiting to ascertain the J gathered around Ium , with. .rude: but
extent 01 meir aangcr, narrison irem- i uari.jr TOugnnuiunuue. .
bJL.ing for his safety, Ladt urned his horses I My situation was rather a dejiper
-' - .:-Tet my neart aitnl cno ew4 n y
Tot glad, exulting roar.
And my breart be hot the mirror
Taat wflaeta lta loTeiy aaore .-J
' 5 S4rl y--i.-'v ' ' i"1 a
Bat I etart npfroiBrmTPfltoW,1--W
tr;- idalt tear t 4a any ye
It ia aot tha Suaqaebaaaa
t ta AxaA kurxyiag jr a , . .j
" ri HJa tat that larty aoaaadaiaaa
. VVUh taaU anowe may tatexaaaa,
. , " And Hia aottnataagry oceaa
KolU a watoiy world between.;,
. . , .- . ...... , ... . , .. .
Rnf!t U fhtt Wnen -uear It . .A
ft J 'er abaatd-iear tt more
-i ifBim deeaer toaa af aadaeaa
i :WUt aaaaiaa-led wiU it roar:
. . TTiara weu volcaa one to graal foa
i ;, ,h(llj 1(sten f0r , Taln
Thea-ara araa Waidae welcome
somewhat higher intellectual grade than V 'Then ensued, such, a scene aa we freely
tho' rable. without.'.. -Among them : was I confess we are unablo to depict. ; Some
9ur former: acquaitance Harrisoi e s- j fteen..or . twenty ; individualls mostly
ed'm the full uniform of his rank, with i negFas,' rn along on each side of the
W - a ill ' a a I . .' . . . . .
nis sword Ductjea on, ana even nis chap- I procession 7rrtu iigikted . Jt,orcnes, and
lean upon his. head, , v. - :-: , : " I mbre than two thirds of those who -were
Aa TTirnna rn.ontoAii HamaAn-vAaa f ft aann-iTila of. tha Antflmnmont nnvinr
and drawing forth his watch, exclaimed J been previously informed of what - was j head aoro.ss the field hoping to escape ate one bo'yv", said. Michael, aa a crowd
wua an oatn ; . -f . ,.:,...,()i. , i aoouc to tate piaco at me nrss tap oil vy uneiy aci,i procipiiate mgac rr v ciuuij,f ituuvu. aruuuu - aim
. It is high time colonel, those raaoals j tho signal drum hurried away from r Mounted "upon "an ren-grey charger of j : hut I kept , in heart when I heard! Itari
withont had their sunner. and sol mav I everv auarter of the field, to take nart I nncemon fleetnoss and strength, he con- I dal's voice from the swamp. His boot-
" las well'Tiang up the reble.Allscott at J in 'the procession. The old .field waslfidently expected, to make good hia te-j mg does the'owls bat little' credit ; it
- i lira n ir n anmA rnvaa nnnnan n.(ii.iri i'KraE liiiituraiiRf, .it- n e k i. t . i ninnnrni mmiii minii'm nnnn iirirm imE H raw nru.
nals, eagerly . hurrying, along, justling; j any one who might be tempted to pursue. sh reormt o,a drunken, toryv, i ;
and pushing" ea.ch .o.er in their eager-1 But a horseman who rode at the head of I ' ' " A 'good ieagei sih.v Randal actea
ne6st6get a position aeax the prisoner. I the troopers of Marion, favored Tv the lhe owl so bacHy'," said "onc.''he lost. hiB
With' yells tiftd fearful oaths interinin- noonlight brightness of the bight had al-iold : bls8t at" fhe' eamp on Pee Dee,
gled with cruel jests and heartless laugh-- -rfiady marked liis flighty and seperated I and has af bad told ever since.' VW n '
ter the multitude rushed ftlongr to the from his troop to' follow in pursuit. ...i., ".But.wbywas aU. this ltsootipg boys,"
scene of sacrifice.' ". I Pressed in a suit of black velvet from l asked Michael :." what, was. the .object
T 3 r rJ -r 1 iiiLritW- -
aicau w (vi na ruling s norse as DiacK y" 1 . . f ... ..i;.t ,. '
as ebony, and with a single ostrich featb- Wcel,JMie,said an old weathcr-
er of snowy whiteness waving from his -boa'ten rifleman,'' f tell- you AtS "-about
blaek cap,- he indeed 'presented ftn om- that,; j Marioo knew he wouldn't have a
he should bo hung upon a' magnificent I oious -appearanee", as I gracefully sitting J minute io spare, so some tn miles before
wnen .wo Bt.racK.inK) in; swampy na put
Tiding out Upon the highway, Which pass
ed pear tho old family mansion they met
a. mounted. servant: returning from the
.camp of JJariop, leading, by his side a
coal black phargor, . The einpty saddle
wasantiwiiioF eyi!.'!:rhe'Vword wreath-r
ed with dra-prand strapped It'tfed'pom-
mel . told the tpourhful story ;of its fal
len lord. It required no idle queetioa
to asccrtained. the truth. , ..
'The presentment Of Conyers'had met'
with its fulfillment. Tho' lion heart of
thelibrlgade 'Jwas' eoldits Bayard' had
T The following is an extract of. n letter
fromf. Fetersburg nj Cf Jt-') .r,
Mr, Baird's , iron foundry. ; is ia , full
work again.'',. He has contracted for five
screw engines, 'four"'"of SOO "and 'one
400 hots -fioweri'-and- actually received
50fiOQ i& advance)--! without depositing
any guarantee, aa-unusuar thing witu
government con tracts. , . , rThe Americans
it ue same wnq navo naa so mucn to ao
wrin ae auoscow railway i are oiuiaiD? a
great -many gunboats and -screws f and
(Jolonel Colt hss beett,:-;or is still here,
ARRIVAL . OF THE ATLANTIC.
"As you please. ..major returned
Tnuu.U t.n) . Tfo. l..n.;r. t,,'m T .I.A.M
kiot fancy Tailing into the hands of Ma
rion. " - . ,;t
1 Marion; bo i," replied Harrison,'
I with-aa oath, I-have certain informa
tion that his force ts scattered and he
himself - fled from the State. ' No r be
lieve me. we have tho game in our own
I Jiands and
I mm v1ooa
ficportod Treaty of Alliane 'whh Austria
and uceune in Mjnsois -
u-' U " ! Cl ! F- tt- . i
.THE. QHEEN'S ; SPEECH.
I, The -spot chosen, for tho. execution,
was about two hundred yards to the
may play it out as boldly as I northeast ox the colonel's marque ia the
't ?5'Krf C1 r r'i'lS't', ' j open field. Harrison had ordered
. WrtckaltUe SItlpa Queen of the) West
and frldeot the Seas,
fifi mtii ii a i U
M tba &MJt, thorn aallea Ana 1 .
.And Ibo' aoarae iky acxca aoaiua oa,
tX'i . U . Jim. liW. . . . . n .1 a flth,r.
f All I hall aav." observed !T vties in
I : tone ' of indifferance, ' is th at I shall
not sleep ao soundly after thit execution.
; However, take) your 4nrn bourse, but re
member I wash my hands clean of it.". !;
l have- only deferred his execution
until now," observed Harrison. " far the
hope that 'Dora.? Singleton might -fall
into tho ,trap I laid for her,' by - coming
to intercede for his life; but the mes
senger' whom I sent to notify her that I
would defec it no longer than' seven
o'clock unless she appeared 'before -that
hour,, ha .returned with the news that
I rA4T aa ? tt. . T. ' 1 a. 1 JlohA w a a iMmrtAl I Art Tin c to rlr r She I
over Buit." Not a shadow-of ni6tion ' aneerj of an oldramp sucker," who was :U ride I sailed again at half, past nine -e'ejack on I 1-.?! -f!
W revenge 0f joy disturbed the calm' a?U-MWtIo- them Monday mo
ra?J iC.ii I fi5anafl?mre i - aar? r.- !r xne.8wamp TJT TT ! . ' T J fmal declaration. ' The Sulina-mouths,
of the! full, bold and lustrous eye, turned I 'g" the.tune. the general came-up, fcnd I vThe United States Mail steamer1, li-1 .t, .r j,i, .,i
nn. neither 'to the 'richt r "Ihi ieftr to re-' J they was to sicnal alony frouv ono clace I lantic Cant West.' which sailed for N. I .. J?.
--c. -----i . 7 . I territory, ' . . ,
aioniing, and tho Xanuly are in great
alarm on tier account, aad unable to ac
count for-ier uuusaal and protracted
absence:'?.' A )-
-- -A TT o a .? inn nnnn iwl ninna i vtLoinyAatr
tllICILAl'AlJSCOTTAorl , BLwoiL I like notthat P
eiciuiiuta.A ynes,. wua -a -leariai ...oatii,
a at SJ
oak; that stood nearly ,twQ b'rcdred yards I upon his stout charger with his flashing
Uiatauii.iruiu tue luaxgiu-st aa l
A rope had air eady" been thrown
one of its braaches, and the poose
to witniq a iew xeet oi ine ground
to De lastened around, tne , neck
Prisoner, while the other end rested
oh thd ground at the baso of the tree. I guard s the screaming fugitives, who 1 to 'another by hooting ; and thpy led 'us
near which stood, a savage 'looking man crowded '-from his path' as Ee swept 1m- frdnl one- plsee 4o iifaothe'r. unto) we came
to whomo'had been cllotted tho.tasl? of petously by,; but was fixed meaningly out on this laide;- the warn p. i Wo got
drawing him pp. , ?-.', '" ' and sternly upon his "unforgiven foe; . i ., knoekedofi' .efor,e we, reached. the swaaapi
' 0h how iovelyand. beautifufseemed Hearing the thicknipg fallDf feet be- 8fld so; lost. hoar, but Marion , led the
the 'glorious. 'riieht to the victim led to hind htm.-when he had bcdn' to' fanov: way'ttcrbss" tno swamp on old Ball, from
she tias not been seen since "yesterday" 1 8labffhter. ".BriffhtIv above him shown 1 himself secure -from-pursuit. 'Harrison-1 wl d ol; ;and; he was afraid" we'd sretl Wat deejnodit- hia .dutv . ta return tn
tno unciouaea moon, sneaamg Anaict or I mrneu in nis saaaie, ana nis cnecsz grew w a.i4$ua n rea us acroes a gooa j Xiiyerpooi tn oracr to Jxavp ,tno rvuuer
lignt upou tut) ucsaiuai nona oeneatn I yaur.wuu loary wucn ia ue nouie uorse-.-l r V r'jawaunH.uci- jr press ---arwo, j uueciUiiny repaireq
I - - 1 . . T . . .
The Cellins mail stcamsbipwli2ahic,
Capt. "West, -f rived at this port at five
o'clock yesterday" afternoon. She left
bwing td boaccident to ierder lead sian fleet to be reduced to four frig-
i. . . . -. I afoa anrt tan Iina nf hittla alilri Pk
. . i ti , n - .
It is stated in a dispatch from Vienna
Austria has sent tier
final summons 'to' Russia,' of which the
following is a summary ii JI 1
I -rNo modification, of territorial posses
sions , is r aemangLeo.-. r jtiosiaes inex tour
points, an iudemnification-for :the -war
expenses is to be a basis for peace propo
sitions. " A future Russian protectorate
over tho Greco-Catholic subiectsbf the
Porte is declared inadmissible,' as inter
fering with tho state's sovereign rights.
The five, Powers guarantee the privileges
and equal rights of the Christians The
Bussian protectorate in the Principali
ties and in Servia is declared extinct
Tho navigation of the Black Sea is to
be guaranteed by the rasing of Sebasto-
ppl, and by converting the other arsenals
on its coast into common harbors. The
York on Saturday morning,-tit nine-o:
clock, with tho usual. mails, and., about
ninety, passengers: put back the same
evoning with rudder head 'damaged off
thS' iN ortnwest Xigutsuip. Thougn the
injury ws ot : a tnmiig nature, capt,
-jw.-'. k aad at !!i W -
t ,-J- 3 Ci W V
.:. arir.u -
! 1 tr ,aJTOaTrBaJD.Jlr,k,i,
- The day of the rendezvous nad come
And though the night was beautiful and
r i a. 1 i:'.' i: re jr.l'ti
Drigut. av Mug U1UI ui urcB, eucuumg iruni
. ",the . highwaj-by; which ' the amp :was
bounded on the side towards tha swamp,
. the other
starting: jrpm -his seat, .while his cold
, eheek grew a -shade paler-.-.1i
where nature iield her Sabbath. , : Never
had earth seemed mere dear or the smile'
of creation more lovely.' '
'i'The prisoner' seemed not to. hear or
to heed thederidmg voices that' mocked
hin In the fearful hour, when the rage
or man should liave been .Btui, and left
I man ho recognized the bold ;and daring anl ty;).
The 'work was
a lUU.. 2ailOD.,,lUt, Jack 1 tmmprlint.plv nrhnnnrlnd trit!i 'WhiTA clio
Uoayers,'whom he had trronged btfyond J -ivuggies, whd; Knows, tho , swamp? we lay to an anchor oiF Egremo'nt,' and it
forgiveness."'' Behind' hhn,: at scarcely f '89 ambng'the.' first' that got oyer, and was expected id ie finished '5n time Ho
the distanco'of a hundred yards,1 follow-J had yoa'undfer hi rifle sinco sunset, onable her to proecod. to sea .this morn-
hero g. ntiachief ux. the Wind ;Har-1 hinf toi commune with" hia' Maker. -" Yet
it? -' - :i , .... - , . . . : . . . . - - i j
nis tnougnt8 seemoa not to. grasp at
i'eha w i x jfn -
ed his invetersttoibe ahd before him lay
a. fenea with a double ditcB'whibh Bius;t
be leaded fearlessly- tfnd at'a killing pace.
Destruction followed in his steps and
heiard-Jiiotr hesitate: 'PressiTi his
ahd'VacJcs riacHfirows a true an-youl inir. The nasscnirers remained on board.
tpew. ;ar-,iH-v A III tvui j Thia'is'the first departure of .the Collins
f.fA-nd that, was ;Jack's, rifla, thefly f stewnjer-.-from -this port under 'thoTiew
suppose, asked Michael, that tumbled I arrangement, which", notwithstanding the
over ray hamAif bo opportunely ?' A withdrawal of several of - tha -Canard
n yom,.,hftve become," replied Harr-:
, mth alatighi ) 'J You wilP start at
C I your own shadow next, if you suffer the
me, Billy freak of agirl Jhus to terrify jou."
, " L saw tho, devu in that woman's
eve," answered Types gravely,
. , ' - ' : ' i
teruay morning waen
tiuon Xo spare the
if - my -suepicicms
groundless she will
tsRrrtittj-.' 'Ills bright;- Wl "waichfal ey4 pkHa ItorM'to therbtmosi hi clearedfJ?whnanswBred dbreff "Capf.j steamers for the, transport servico.-sa-
v.v. uiiu. omu y.uuu w u auu i . . " . vvuuv,, ouu niui Diuuo VA - rrJ - v TV pw- uia I curco tt WCVJLly UlOAl CUinUluUtCatlOn WllB
A M . i 1 S:!'. I ., . ., , , B ' J 1 3 1 . ... l . . .. - - -. .
ionanessior uie. !. : I umpn reignea in nisnorse, ana wneeugwrf rw .poaqi wow your me- was fJNorth America;-' - '
- lie gazoa cooly and contemptuously I round, , with his sabre uplifted stood j M 8i&se, ana so he ;did the business." . j II Among the passengers by the7
upen Harrison as that unfeeling wretch I ready to confront his advancing adversa- J , , was a shot in timo replied Mich. UuUic is Mr. Daniel iL Sickles,' bearer.
turnea to narangue tnenouy ana Drawl-I ry, ana newr nim aown peiore ne coma ' wiu iuucu vuiotion. . I we suppose, of despatches from iSpain,
. . iu jva- l jng .erowa. ; i-ie ouerea no. resistance I recover nimseu : from tno perilous - ana 1 "uii jvubtoii,, - earn an or- I tt ranee and iiingland.
we reiusea aerpe-i when the canons executioner fastened I ainicuit leap. . ; .,. , i cr oppiug up., ana tapping' mm - on The news is nine days later, but of
me or tnis reoei, ana I the tatai noose around his neeir, for his 1 . tjonyers, saw at a ,glanco the design I jsaouuier, ra you aro wantea oflt the Inrpertence from the seat of war-nothing
-aro - not altogether 1 pinoned arms deprived him of the' power I of his enemy, and thoush lie mh?ht have general's tent." - ,;' i;f. I of
caTlffe na some trou.- J to struggle ; he turned' m his tracks, I avoided.all hazards by drawing his pis-I . '4rne' . said Michael, starting up. I Crimea. f -7!
land Tollowed with his vo tho mnvA I tola xrom his hrtlsLer and fiuootino1 him I a nave OOt Tct paid 111 V resDectn tAi T).a imnct IniMnri-mt a,m "F
..... . .. - I . . - J - . . . ; - i . . a . I mr -, . 7 X- " 1 jr. .mwo vow. ..4aw V-.
ur.iuara anu aupi- i mcnts oi mat ui javorea maividuai. as I aeaaas ne stood, vet he preiercd to ec I Jivuau ou uowever'ana x wiil I news ia tho
-which ..was , its loundry, on
1mtiiiI Vtrio-lit.lviinnn lamotlTt fchrons
aaarPrACVfr nailed nrton to takn BD arms tble yet.T'
in tho wars of a christian kin. ':' On the I ' "The duce take yi
- east, scarce oue-forth of a mile distant Jcioos,". laughed Harrison ; " and since J he retired and stood with his hands
frea'tho; highway, which.' bounded the j she would -not oatch at- tho bait I pre- I outstretched and grasping the opposite
camp eu vuc wesa, lfowueu atioiuw ouw i pwov uei, m. u ,cu oniuu vuio rcu i pxircmii.y oi tue rope, reauy at. tne glV-
'yprcsscs,- martulg out . tpc I ei up Detwcen ncaven ana eartn at once,
- of aombre, cypresses,
position- of Blacky river swamp j' and to
wards te sou Ux-at a much greater dis
. tanev' a Jong' lino of magnificent trees,
stretching their branch-limbs to Leaven,
markedhe course of Tareote a lesser
stream that emptied into tho swamp. ,
The 'spot 'which the tones bad -fixed
- upon for their gathering,' was an open
old field, with only here and thro a solitary'-tree,1
that long years ago the axe
naa spareo. . . r-i .;: nii.'1
. Piles of logs had been heaped up, with
. an intervening space between each -heap
of perhaps. fifty or sixty yardi, and these
constructed - in a. line from the highway
of wnicb, wo have abdve spoken,' to with
in one .hundred yards of the margin of
the swftmp.: had r been fired about twi-
a ear tha margm or a dense and Dusny
and awoar when I meet her again it was
all from pure love to her. ; I have every
thing in, .-readiness and he shall hare- a
short shift tfjdKi I ': '---r - ' - fi ;
Thus speaking,-ia-cocked his hat
fiercely and passing out at the door of
the tent-turned and made his way to tho
rear, ..where- Michael, securely bound,
was kept under a guard of Bome: fifty
soldiers, -man j of "whom were already in
a.-Stat of partial Intoxication. "Mo-
jmentarUy .expeethigto be called ' upon
to mareh their prisoner off to execution,
a horse had been kept in waiting for
Harrieon. .!'!' " t '.' '
- Hey,; -my - boys t; I.havoiep t'ybu
waiting a long tiuiQ," exclaimed the bru
tal . being- as -. he ' appeared , ' but we
will uow" havo ' the business over'' ia a
trioe and then" to our supper.' which, has
morap. a few score paces tothe south, of I already delayed too long. Here f pas:
- . a,."1-" . .a laS . . - - aa ' a
cms oottie -among you ana then to tho
counter him in a manner better calcula
ted to satiate those stern and yindictifo
fcolincs that bad been -stirred ud bv in-
fed Bigiiajf to launch." tho prisoner" into juries too great to be forgiven." . There.T
iUIC, UUUlUtf--lUafc 113 f UBUl V . UWUUJU
him he tightned his rein and permitted
his horse to, approach to the diflcult
leap ' with slow and measured strides.
eternity. . uooiy micnaei gazed, upon
hirtf, -with perhaps nearly as much 'in
differance as though measuring the pro
portions of a brawnytx. - Ho was a tall
bony, squaro Jacad aud rod -whiskered
touow " - ; -,r.. t ji- -h-.ft t.r.
, Marion, had .already taken possession
of fhe well furnished tent, so lately v be-;
uupiuu uj iiuts luauur ot ine xories, wno
with to any of the-misguided men "whom
hq bad seduced from tha' path of duty,
were sleeping tho long sleep "of death on
tno neia oi Datth). j t-.
-: Copyeirs and some two or three i of his :
meeting of -the -British Par
liament, the debato on the war in the
House of Lords, and tho facts in rela
tion to the. treaty of alliance with Austria.-!
dt appears r that the treaty is-a
conditional one, and sinco tho debato in
parliament consols havo fallen to -92.--They
had fallen to 9tJf bat recovered
si little.vJ fia (fkivUi-iU ii-- r.l
Speaking- of the conaitioti5 of affairsj
Pixins- his eve firmly unon Harrison, and
giant, standing some six feet in his socks sinking low in his saddle, he touched his most confidential officer"' where In. the I ,t,J r ival -7Tii Pw.-ru
a?.i. th. ,t, f TTo.i I ,..?, i - tfW . - t 1 tent with : Marinh t whA -'K - Tr too Liverpool . twcs or xneiotn says
ed the attention of the commercial world
this wees with tho hews from the Crimea
and the AasUnui treaty. - Her Majesty's
speech appears to havo-given general
satisfaction, it leaving no" doubt that tha
utmost vigor will be observed in the fu
ture prosecution of the war. Tho Aus-i
trian ' treaty.' it 13 ioIieved, "will hardly
uom tu lavurauiu conBi.rugi.iuu pu upou
. this lino, was- to be seen another group
of fires-wherc smoking pots sent. up a
avory team telling of tho ample feast
that practised hands were preparing for
- the assetablederowd. ,iT,-ctvt.
Around , th piles of logs that were
now blaiifig ferightly upon the scene,' were
gathered?' groups of individual of as
man 'Varieties one might meet in a
ommer,BtltT?"1 Momentarily- too, there
were" freeh accessions to thoiumber of
the totiea.' "?rdm iall sides .waa,bear.d
Hhe ansapiar. of horses and tho hum of
woicea. 38. uiej .cam gaiucrtug . w, uo
ylaco of stendezvous. Beyond the far
tiier"endvof the line of fires, and nearer
to jtb-,wam(p,:,waJ spared a capacious
ftent brightilT iU&hted within, where were
jOnmii'mif tlm aeadere - ia - the ' move-
7: JU ere s;. &. . s,Uot t passage.- to you ,'
squire,'; said ono of them; ;winkingv to
Michajl," a he raised the bottle to his
no doubt ne-haa oitea taxen part in
similar scenes, for he! stood with "a calm.
stolid and. ..unruffled' countenance,!' his
brawny. arms resting on the rope, some
six inches above his head, w, -..:) v. '
... Having finished ;his ; barrangue, Har
rison turned, and . drawing his ,aabro,'
called out. to tho hangman. ,.v J.",,? :
, "Tighten. away now, mr bovi aBtd
givs the devil his, due I",:. - , .i.:-
., Then came a.' moment of i intense silence.,-;
Even -that drunken, and brawl
ing mo.b, so , loud Jn their ories Jlat a
moment befbre'stood hushed and mute..
The 3angmau ; advanced hie foot his
Lugo, bands . were, cliftoted; around tho
leap was gallantly 'made. With the
point of his sword lowered ahdextonded!
beyond the head ; of his' horse! bo" reJ
ceived the fierce aimed blow of Harrison
and skillully parried it with an upward
stroke. , It required the1 quick ere of
the "eagle and the ' unshaken neryes pf I
the lion to accomplish so difficult a
upoqr the- entrance" of Michael, nd gree-
tea aim. wiur- a warmth, and cordiality 1
wuica anowea ine deep interest ha had
excited. Ainopg ,themiin express "ng bis
congratulations was 'Marion 'himsclflf- i
When the first words ef weloome' were
over, Marion, who sdddni descended to
jest turncdrwith a quiet smile upon his
feat as warding off the. sword stroke of countenance,' to i Michael, and said
a well posted adversary in a, flying leap
but it was dexteriously ' done and' the
sword of Harrison glanced .harmlessly
above his head."" Before his discomfited
and astonished adversary "could prepare I
to repeat the blow, Uonyers bad wheel
up. on him, and raising a storm pf blows
Xiuck and, a .husband to the -aral- vou I cave wav under iiim atA he HmnnoA .
leare; behind "ydu, said another, wink- ftfelesa corpse upon the ground, as the
rope, which already began, to- tighten! about his.bead.uila vain the terrified
under his grasp, .n4 already e: began I tory. put forth.' his utmost skill and
to toel the weight ot, his. victime, when strength, and taxed his powers to their
his arm fell to tia side- and hi knees I full limit i he was, soon eonviuoed that
he lay at the mercy of Conyera, ..who
proioBged. the contest only to lengthen
his agony. Feeling that he was powen
lesa ; in ; tha .r hand of an adversary,
whose sword seemed a ., living ! part of
the jaruk that weilded . it, he uttered an
agonizing cry for mereyr which was only
answered .bva .daiirandino'! hlnw' that
healthfully, could ;Tiot -check his risingj rttl against, their ftteeL seahbards j laid open ibis sword arm :fc the-, bone
indignation.. He cast . upon hia cruel and with the command to " charge !" I and freed the weapon from! his arrasD.
tormentors a gianoe of scornj and. only I uttered ia the -tones that fell', noon the I With nn oath nfidesneraiion. and a. crv
by a strong effort repre&ed the -angry par like thunder, fearfully they loomed of pain heegaia turned his horso's head
rebuke that rose' to nis lips,' prompted out from the shadows of tho swudd a I and driviufr the sour deen into hia flank
ing alternately to Michael and Harrison
a he gulped down- the yile potation. '. .
'.Although Kthe prisoner felt that bis
hours lrcte n-ambered"';Lhe near approach
of -death, a terriable as it may seem to
one ia whose reins the. warm current flows
report of a well aimed rifle rang upon
the ear frem the margin of the swamp
in their fronts-' -. ti :-:, 'In
Tbea was heard a rustling a of the wind
among the tree-tops .then the. tramp
ling of feet then the .clanking of sabre
anf sory. lieutenant to find' so' brave and
gallant a soldier as yourself defieent in
graditude SJ,-' j.; v.,.(.,t,
- Michael started and reddened.
'- " Deficient in gratitude; general,' ex
claimed, he ; ' surely: you - estimate my
character , better; than to-acouse'me of
that., it have but a low minutes J since
returned from following after my friend
and captain" and. had . intended to .call
upon you, and for the solicitous care of
on of the hcmblejt of your soldiersso
soon as l; heucved you at leisare to jio-
cept ot my wants. ,j i..,i&5., . j?-, .
' . " You mistake toe lieutenant,'? 1 said
Marion; gravely, You have not yet
inquired how I became' aware ''tt "your
dangerous situation.''- - Yob surely -should
1 . 1 . . .
ruwaru ine messenger wne Drought .me
such timely information, "t r -
' filost gladly will I do so, .sir," re-
r Another dispatch frora'Tienna eayst
Thcre is a reliable report that Bossia
acecpfs. the four points as basis for peace
tation derogatory to. her honor aftd dig
nity. ' The razing of SebastopolJ or re-.
duction of thoJAck Sea fleet necessary
for the maintenance of. her possessions.
will never voluntarily be cccfod.;lf of-j
fcnsivor equivalents should be proposed,
Bussia prpmisea acceptance, n't ;
. It s reported, from. St. Petersburg a
oispatcn naa Deen receivea . as v lenna,
dated the-12th, stating that" if negotia
tion do not produce peace 5at the com
mencement of tho he year a'consorip-
tiouia 'ordered throughout Bussia of 3 6
in eyory L&DQ . thus, producing aa army
.?-t nnrt nnn tj:: " ' -
ill i,WU,UUU kuiuicj. . .
The Russians, "lElssaid, have suffered
a loss in the'Sea of A toff, corresponding
in magnitude to our losses in the storm
pf the 14th. . In aa unpublished portion
of Prince MenchUcoH dispatch., of the
24th " ult.j , he states that near Cape
lierdjanskaia, on the north ooast of the
Sea of Asoff, a hurricane had Iitterally
uuuvwuicu m . urcoA water, uriven ou
shore thirjty-five -Bussiaa vessekjeaud
dashed to pieces hyo. others. . , . -
The march of the BuBsian reinforce
ments towards the Crimea had not ceased.
The division of Gen. Popoff had'entered
bobaetopol, in order to reinforco- the
garrison. On the 15th of November,
at a council of war, held at . the head
quarters of Prince Mensehikoff, at which
all the fiUperior officers ef both the army
and navy were f reeentAdmiral jNachi
moff proposed to go out and attack the
fleet,1 which had suffered from the tempest
the previous day,' but this advice was
not taken -and it , was resolved till : to
remain on he 4ehsiyo, .-rzJ 1 i
The following pa'pors have been pre
sented to the houses of Parliament :
u A oonvention between her Majesty
and the United States of America, ex
tending the term allowed for the opera
tions of the mixed, commission estab
lished under the convention of February
fensive against Bussia only if Bussia
should reject such conditions of peace as
may agree with tho interpretation the
Cabinet of Vienna may- place upon the
four points. - Tho news from the seat of
war continues scanty and unimportant.
The, Liverpool, Albion of the 18th
tno ia,tesfrrrfays ; ... .,. , ,
-VPregnaht with promise qt remarkable
events though last week was, and reali
sed though many of them were, tho pre
cut week seems big with an incident -f
much greater importance, or at least of
much moro immediate, interest, being
none other than the late or the Aberdeen
Ministry. fnfinifdlv'to the' astonish.
plied Michael, to ' tho extent of ihy mento the-public, and no "less so ap-
. 1. : 1 : 1 j. 1 . ; . . 1 . i - . - . I . 7 :. . . .
it last week. It appears now that' Aus-t 8, 1853, for tho ntutual" settlement of
tria,; -whilst ' It pledees Enirlahd -and f claims. ' The' high contracting parties
. x Til : ' l : , , I - it : 1 .1. a ' - ' 1 1 -. 1
inuca iv assist uer in fuse- sao -wouxa
be attacked, binds her to tako the of
ability. iiutlknowiBg that our scouts
in this quarter were cut off,,.! am. at a
'" TelL-the drummers and fifers.-to
come forward. trastou ,ni strife up
loog'Jftabit had rendered lam i liar with
it intricacies;-. ,-r. 1 r, ;;
.As Tyhes stood in the" door of histcnt
anu. jooliQtr. dowm , along ,, the extended
' line ot fire arepud whieh-wero disposed
the' Vario-as grppTTyham his activity had
oIJeeted. together, lie could not jrepresa
fM exclamation )f dolight. ; Some wero
acated upon the ground engaged, in con-aj-e'rsation
"waie were standing at a re
apectfai difltauoe from ; the huge fires ;
masj; were passing the bottles, around in
noisy lilarity ; others were' strolling
about singly or in groupsjwhilo not a few '
tering hoofe apd gleaming sabrea, rush-1 escape : but like a bird of prey-thirst
ing, in swift, noisy and deadly array up- I ing for his blood, the gleaming sword of,
on Uie. terror striCKen ana nana cneeked 1 Uonvera flashed abavn hia head . una
Bogue' March" a wo go to the gal- j tories, who screamed for., mercy and fjed J rising to give the fatal blow, and Jowerr
rnoct: and. thither repaired 'the" most J by the unmureiful insults of the brutal long dusky- lino, of horsemen, with dat- J at every .stride, . frantically t sousht. to I lossto know, to whom my thanks are due.
. . . I nnM.tf.," ' -1 - - ' 1 ' - I . : u U A V-. t. 1 i i 1.-1.. 1 i- j il- 1 1 T 5ifiJ w.i .1,,..AJ nIT U f
ftry, to 'pay tbey- eospects to 'the, notori
;6ur Tjos,.t9 .whRni.had beeh;allo.tted
tpyvthe irfntish generaw,'the xassrTrgati;
ring force of, hia..cOttr4trynieri : to assist
Aft proaocutuig. the .waif, oucce8ttul be
yond hurmaet isanguino Anticipation ia
- i 1 .. . . , . i r u s;.
lOuucmg: a largo nniuuor w -uo
and disaffected to repair to Juim reaae-
rous, he did not despair orfGrjiiXDg.a reg;
j:r.cpt safScTontly strong tq'OvcraWe; the
country Qd thus recommend. lumsou to
tae lavoraDie notice or w jjrinsjii com-iuaader-in-chieC
, 'He had prudfintfy'set
out aentiaela on. all the foads loading to
the eamp," who were to give he alariu
la case -of danger, wliiio Li rear was
taaoegat to be euCiciently protected by at
arramp of some two mile m width, path-.
leo4 and . impassible, aave to one .whom
lows tree, '.and drown tho - hooting of
those ,- noisy "owls,, "that seem 'sbriexing
out theia adieu to this old companion of
theirs who has shared the swamp "with
them so long. By-my faith ! they are
fitting; rcompanipns. Tor, a.;rebel;sucb.;as
;'J"ust AT-thia . moment iu'deed, scarce
mnrtt tnn a nun a rea yaras irom - tne
mtfi'&-mp tbej atood,'': was .heard from
.tie oaks-on 'the margin of the swamp,
one of these long wild . unearthly -ones,
with -which the owl . sometimes awakens
wildly and blindly for onie place- of ref-
pgo. . - But tha jwengcr- of bipod was
upon their track, and the destroying an
gel hovered above their .eamp and poin
ted to the sword pf Marion's men. . , Tho
war; cry of " Carolina : and Indepe.nd-.
ence j ' coupled witu cries of r.no quar
ter tQ the; toriesl'-l rung terrible on
their guilty ear. ( Jn yan, they. fled for
succor to their camp fires, where many
of their .ojmrades atood with, their neap-,
ons by their side.. The rifles of Mari-.
on's men, leveled from the shades around
the -eehoes 01 the . swamp, making the I where aimed, with lata! accuracy upon
stranger to gtTfc; back jn terror at his the. reveiora around , the fires, and bad
waiL-r. His erV was answered from - the already begun tho work of deatja ia this
wflinTt; and ap-ain And At-ain his, fellow I quarter of the held. Unconeiou pf th.
- - ' .. 1 . I 1 ... I, ,v
nnt - their SUCC0S31VO respones, I ourownir ewurui urey isu, eumu iu 4uo
thev, answered.' each riiine -inora. and
more distantly; until. they cemed to
die away on the farther side. .-' ;
. The prisoner J started and ,t;rcm-bicd
slightly,- while he stood more erect and
proudly, and ' his cyo flashed with' anx
iety and hope. Harrison only observed
hi nervous start. ..,':-":--' - - . . '-'-,:
" By my right band," observed that
worthy, with an attempt to laugh, "tho
rcbel'aV borves "begin to tiuglo a little.
A few niorcsucb. doleful saves as that,
midst of their, drunken orgies, withibe
oaths and imprecations pn thcijr; lips
others where they sat playing car.aj ex
ulting over their uccess, or in the -midst
ot.unhinished game with the up WW
hands. . - . ..
" . While the rifles thiuned them out by
scores, tho dragoons : with gleaming sa
bre 8 pushing them ovor the moonlit
fiold. and hewed- them- down . in their
tracks as thov fled and scrcainiuir for
morcy. An hour of terrible retribution. 1
ed as chance diminished or . increased
the " space, between them. . Again as
Conyers , with uplifted .-sword gained a
position siae py siae wim mm, so tnat
their knees smoto in a' fearful race, with,
a yell of dispair, Harrison -turned ,'up-
ou hi.ui a piteous look and screamed for
mercy.' ,.r,H't.'-' -hXyl ti 1
" J ustice, oh Hod I not .... vangoance,
burst from the, lips of the partisan, and
his descending sword glittered jn the
moon beams and fell like a thunder bolt
upon the oull of the tory J'-'';.""1 T
When Michael and his companions
reaohed the 'spot,1 they found O.onyors
gazing sadly upon tho corpse of bis foe.'
"It is all oversow Mike," sajd bo in
a tone af sadness to his young lieuten
ant ,M I never sought an enemy -more
eagerly, oc slew ono more relun&tantlyV
I stifled and spared him as long aa re
vengo rankled in my heart, and when
that was gone I slew him. I feel that
J. had Verily abandoned all hopes of my
ine; ana- was as much astonished as re
joiced, when I :first heard the ' :signal -of
our men; from Ahe swamp, i Sh6w?nethe
friend to whom l owe Jhf .perservatiou
of my iife, aud believe mc, I shall not
6on forget the services" 'V - : ' '
- 'Marfon'hodded to Conyers who rose7
and. issued: frem tho marque - Jn a short
timoihereafter . ha returucd with a lady
leaning upon his arm... Michael started
pareatly to that; of their; most -trusted
supporters, r government having, sud
denly propounded a tueauro -whose suc
cess, or failure eeihs equally perilous, to
tneir retenuon or omce. l hcy proposo
te drill in this country a foreign corpse
agree that the. time previously limited
for the termination of the-., commission
shall be extended for a period not ex
ceeding foui months after' September
ip.t.- Olf j -I" iifTL i. A. .j. .r. .-, .
isui, ico. -- j.no treaty was signca at
Washington on the 17th,- July, and the
ratifications exchanged at .London; on
the 18th Ausust 1854." - r .,
The Paris " Moniteur has the follow
ing' in allusion to - the; terms in which
I rince .liortsch axon has signified to Aus
tria, the fJzar s wuiingnes to treat on
the four points Ji Some journals have
lately alluded to propositions of peace
alleged to have been made by Bussia to
France and England. ' The courts 'of
Paris and London have not received any
proposals of the kind from -the Cabinet
of Qt. Petersburg.' r. ;. ; - .,?
It is . stated that a motion.- will, be
brought forward by forty-one members
in tne f russian hampers, "urging fie
king' to give his adhesion to the Western
Powera;w - .a; W-i?r.i.',f
A rumor, was current but it seems to
a" ' fi ' ' 1.a a ". "-v ' . . -
The members of the " corps diplopaati
anb," euiblaioned iu all the' ornaments
of. their respectiva prdors, -attended ia
great numbers, amongst them the Ameri
can Minister, 'Mr,",Buclianan,' drcEsod in -a
plain' evening -costume, --presenting a
marked ; t?ut -pleasing "'centrist ia the
brilliant Uniform and .-docoratloai by
which he was surrounded, f; , -v '
'""At 20 minutes past 2 o'clock the -gor-
gcous procession swep tri, and the as
sembly rose to greet the arrival of 1
Majesty.' , After the-' summoning of the
Members ;of t the -House of Commons,
the Queen .read ia a distinct voice? the"
following speech V".. " ; ".' ,1 ' ,
s Mr Loeds akd Gentlemen': I have
called you togethcrat this unusual oeri-
ol-of the year, ia .-order that, by- your
assistance, J may- take such measure as
will enable mo . to prosecute' the rreat
war in which 'we are engaged -with, the
utmost vigor-and effect:' This assistance.
I know, will be readily iriven i for I can
not doubt that you share my conviction
of the necessity of sparing no effort to
augment toy forces" now engaged in the
Crimea, The exertions they have made
and the' victories they' have obtained. are
bof exceeded in the brightest paces' of
our history,' and bare fifled me ih ad
miration and gratitude.- i j A.i . s
The hearty and efficient co-operation
of-the brave troops of my ally, the Em
peror f tho' French, 'and the elorv1 ao.
quired in common, cannot fail to eeueat
still, more closely the unioa which hap
pily subsists between the two nations
, it 13 with satisfaction I inform . you
that, together with the Emperor of the
French, I havo conoluded a treaty of
alliance with the Emperor' of Austria,
from, wbich I anticipate important ad
vantages to the common, cause, ." t, '.
I have also concluded a. treaty wijtli
the United State of'America-by whicb
subjects of long and, difficult discussion
have been; equitably . adjusted, , .-.-i f ; t
.Th ese treaties will be laid boforc ynu.
Although the prosecution of the war
will naturally ongago your1 chief atten
tion,:l -trust-that ' Other matters f
groats-interest, and importahoo :to the
general welfare wil rot bo neglected, j
" I rejoice to'oiserve that the general
prosperity of my subjects rcmaius unin
terrupted. " The state of the revenuo af
fords me entire satisfaction j and I trust
that by your wisdom and prudence you
wiil continue te promote the progress of
agriculture, commerce, and manufacture.
u; Gentlemen'; b ihk HouseVc ir . Co-bxs:r-In
"theestimaie" whichi will be
presented !to you trust you will fiud
tha ample provision has been made for
the exigenpie of. the publio oryioe; V
: Mr Lord axd Gkntxejieh ; -I el '
with confidence on yourpatriotism and
publio spirit. I feet assured that in tho
momentous contest in which we are en
gaged you will exhibit to the-' world the
example of a -united people.'; Thus shall
we obtain the respocfe of other .nations,
and may trust that, by ithe blessinz of
God, we shall bring tho war to a success
ful termination.iV t '':?
The passago ro!atrv te 'the victories
of the Crimea, which Her Maicstv de
clared had filled her wilh gratitude and
admiration was delivered with graceful
emotion.' ' v - -' - - -
Her Majesty: Shaving delivered her
speech, rose, ? and giving her- hand to
jrrince Aipert, teiithe house. :
ostensibly far foreign war aervioe ex ??J0- - "V1?" W-lBd
clusiveiy, but which must, in the nature
of things, be employed to some extent
in domestic service, whether, in this
country xwf on 'garrison -'duty 'abroad.
ministers it is true; Tepuaiato tno' in-
the allianco: on condition that 'Ene-land
and France' will gurantee . the lutecrritv
of her Baltio ports. - - -
Additional telegraphic dispatches, an
ticipatory of the China mail, montion
tijat,admiral btirling had ncgotiaicd a
tcntioa of mhj uch employment as the
Init.Ai. Jnt. in rlnini on tliAirnmel n,..V
with surpriseand as she threw back her I en tho alletred dprphsUv fr roni-ii Z treaty with Japan;' by Vhich two'ports
ridirig' veil,' there gleamed "Upon him" j an expedient so 'justly objecUohablo to wero,IK3ne(J td tbeBritiBU rade. tfi sn:
va I VUX7 XlUfaIL71JUl IJU tU'tW rrrflTinn - I AMa-aW J EC XV Xit t llOll 'tfA KI.IA M KST.
They saythat they require only 15,000 I -"iu i thk iROKif h speecb ti..sc;
men at present ; but, ;when: phallenged, , Qn th6.tth tho session of iPftrliaraont
tney are unaDiq to. say -.mat jthey-- may I was. opened by her-Majesty with the
not require fifteen times as many. . They usual .State' formalities. " Tho day bcine
j j - yuj v. .uv uiat
the bright eyes and the tearful smlbV
Dora: singleton till .ui ;irss: :
- A few words nfficed ;fo explain - to
Michael all ,the. events i connected jrith
movement of Marion.s foxee during the
last rwo uaya. jviwr lingering a snort
time with Marion, at ' Bora's requests,
she was permitted ' to41 return ' to - her
hoava. jonly'-a few mile distant, acooui
panied by Michael, jrith a . suitable cs
cost Their marriage, yf&a not long de
layed.1 1! In'-" fact,-1 'before the ' partisan
leader left that portion of the country
attended their nuptials, and gave , them
1. ?- 1.1 . T .1 1" , .
year of the war; but they are unable to '
. 1 . a am- ...
say tnat tney will not wan them through.-
out t.uo; war, iioweyer . long it:may last..
Of its protracted duration there can now
be no longer a doubt, whatever thero
may have been formerly;.' 'The ?zar, so
far from being in thd least degree intimi-1
dated by the pseudojunctioa of Austria
with, tho- Western ..Allies,, still-loss by ,
,t - ,1 . ,-. .- 5
wo rumoreu auucsion or 11 13 other vasr
ray- days are ..numbored. .' Oao moro his blessings. : Xcuijr thev lived to eniov
blow in the aervioo of my Country,- and j that indopendonce so dearly boughW' by
my.h.oartelI roe shall be even aaheJ tho army of freedom. " ".' ' W ' sal, Prussia, to thoso Powers," is 'systo
ck.,y .w V5vnvilt..v.uiiv - nuiHM . i wkavj v uu, uug ivcu .uui.cu, uiuLicaiiy preparing to carry on the war
fell. But let us return speedily, for the J when they woro .called to mourn over a contest to the uttermost Ho evidently
fight way not yet bo oyer " j treasured fricud, a steru patriot calculates on cleiueuta of Western dio-
The party having secured tho horac But a few wceku after they were max- order that have not jet eume iuto id a v.
finejarge crowds of "people awaited the
Queen- in the streets through Which he
naa to. pass, Dy whomeho was received
with enthuaiastio domonstratiijnij of loy
ally . - . - . . .
The Houso of Lords' cnr theso 'occa
sions presents a scene or deep interest,
ou its aspect on this occasion was pain-
I v, - . . ... . .. .
iaiiy suggestive, oi the .deadly contest
which led to tho early commencement of
the session. Mho gay attire of the bril
liant assembly was in all parts of the
house mingled with'' tho- deep mourning
drosses of many of the noblo families of
the realm showing tuc sad enoeta of the
deadly war uuw raging iu lho J3:iat.
RTTSSTAUT R-PTPI "" - ' '
I- li" -ri L'.l I. -aaaBBB ( j t. - hJVv , .
A curious incident is said to have
taken place within, the line of the allied
army before Sevastopol, on tho 3d of
November, only two day before the batr
tie of Inkermanniwhich shows the cool
ness and astuteness of the'Bhssians, and
the want of presence of mind on the cart
of some bf the allied officers. , "A man .
in the uniform of a French offioer saua
tered oooly through our lines to-day wa
civiland polite f o all he met, entered in-.
conversation with thoso. who were
walking about, smoked, and chatted, and
laugjjed, and at last got into" a sort of
discussion respecting the strength and
weakness of our position in the rear to
wards Balaklava j Nothing doubting,
our officers expressed their opinions free-:
ly, pointedout our weak parts and spoke
plainly, of the difficulties of our position.
At length an officer of the 79th., whq
had a more practised ear than ; hia com.
rades, was struck by the stranjra
and curious .idiom, cf theik: -distant
Frenchman: whioh in anv on V,t "
Frenchman would hanre excited' nq sus. ,
picion; but still he'was afraid of makm
a mistakoi an4 had no device at hand to
test the truth.- -However he seat off to
Sir Colin Campbell io Sav ha anantMl
there ?ras a Bussiau spy among them.
The supposed Fronchmaa was not eaught
so easily 5. His quick eye detected tho
dispatch Of the Onemv. and hn frradnall
drew off from our lines toward the valley
but in a manner so natural as to perplex
thoso to whom tho officer had
eated his missrivinOTr and. whn ha:
gamed good offing, he quickened Jxif
pace into a run, and-got away: into the
Euseian. lines, leaving his late'comr'ades
gazing open-mouthed after hirhf; It ar-
gu uo common coolness and- audacit'r
to unoortaBio sach; a mission, for had heL
gentloman iaquestqn'been captured, bq
would assuredly havo been hanged' s a
spy- .J.The frdxeh. exedutod epgedy jag-"
ttce the 1 j?r day on a spy; whom they'
found disguised as a Tartar graJjsjcV
Win hjer lirej and shot hinp 3 eop8
ag heyhad found out all tljey; could.
TIL -of 7. --
j-uvaa x.uiEi,na are erv
ruses.1 The sentinel before the house of
v" i ruroa vnrgff m xsaiaxiafs, was
astouiahed to ece a horse with f. eacJt' of'
corn on ita-: bcfr -deliberately walkiD
past him in. the. moonlight, tho tfihetj
night"' Ho wont over to Seiao ' the 'ani
mal, when' the ; sack: of leorh 1 suddenly 3
chanced into a'foll ?row Cossack." who.
drove the spurs into his etead and had .
vanished ero the eontry " had ,. recovered
Ilia o v-4ro-T
' JEiEAretircd schooliaastor excuse '
his passion for'anfflinff- by savins' that,
fioai constaut habit, Ue uever ftclaqiiite
iiusyix unices he i hap'-Uing the rod.