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THE ISLAND OP CUBA.
Reported Proposals of sale to the United States, by the Spanish Government. ,The following significant article we extract from the London Leader, of the 6th instant, an able and highly respectable journal, of the liber al school : Terms tor the Sale of Cuba, On author ity which we believe to be quite trust-worthy, we learn the terms of the negotiation now go ing on in London, for the sale of Cuba to the American government. It is anticipated that General Lopez will be repulsed; but after the Spanish government has thus cleared its honor, the Island will be bold to the United States for a round sum of money. More than one douceur will be given amongst other, an immense sum to the Queen Mother of Spain. But tho most remarkable bonus is the allotment of half the purchase money to the English holders of Span ish bonds. It is said that Lord Palmcrston dislikes these terms. Credat Judaeus. We do not know how far the late explosion in Cuba, and New York will effect this negoti ation ; but according to our authority, it will make no difference, General Lopez, the English bondholders, and other influential parties having been engaged in the negotiation before the un toward event, recounted elsewhere occurred at Havana. The Free Press of the 23 inst., remarks as fol lows, on the above. We neither credit nor discredit rumors effect ine Cuba. That the Spanish government do not expect to hold Cuba for any great length of time, we have occasion to know. Her states men are always ready to say that it is in the na ture of things impossible to retain the Island. Snsin has fourteen Peninsular Provinces, (we think,) and under the Moors had forty millions of inhabitants, with rich foreign possessions, and an acknowledged supremacy on the ocean in peace and in war. She has been going down wards until she now numbers ten millions of inhabitants, and holds of all her foreign possess ions, only two Islands of the West Indies, Cu ba and Puerto Rico. Her process of retrogra dation has been gradual but certain year after year a jewel has dropped from her crown, unti the precious casket contains little else than the cohesive material that once bound the whole to gether. Cuba is still hers but Statesmen must see in the gradual decline of Spain for three hundred years in her adheranco to long explo ded policy in her immobility, so far as her ad ministrative system U concerned in the condi tion of the National mind in the contiguity of the Island with this Continent in the turbulent advance of Liberal sentiments every where,that Cuba cannot remain as she is. It is impossible. The Press may sneer at what they term "the manifest destiny" Party, but with or without sneers, the law of population which has prevail ed for hundreds of years, will not be turned a side tho currents of destiny, if we may so 6peak, will not be checked by mere abstractions upon the relative rights of parties. It was orig inally the right of Spain to hold not only the Queen of the Antilles, but nearly all South A- merica and Mexico. That right did not prevent the decline of Spanish power, and that decline, resulting from sufficient causes, which are still, in the providence of God operating with all their force, will complete its work in separating the Madrid Monarchy from her western possess ions. The Count of Villenueva, the Indendente of the Island, first in power and second in rank, exclaimed after the last Presidential election : Milgracias tenemos cuatro anos mas ! A thou sand thanks we have four years more! We introduce this here, not to speak of what the facts might have been had Gen. Taylor been de feated, but as showing the uneasy condition of the public sentiment among Spaniards. It is a question of time among their intelligent men, and although wo can not pay that there is any thing in the facta narrated by the London Lead er, yet we shall not be surprized to hear of prop ositions from Spain to quit claim the Island. Railroad Injunction Case. By a despatch from Laporte yesterday, we are informed that the Circuit Court of Laporto county, Indiana, this morning decided to sustain the appeal which had been taken in vacation from the order of Judge Chamberlain,also made in vacation, grant ing an injunction against the Michigan Central, and New Albany and Salem Railroad companies from Michigan City to the Indiana State line, in the direction of Chicago. The Michigan Cen tral Company had proceeded with the work, not withstanding the injunction, upon the appeal be ing allowed by the Judge who granted the in junction. The Southern Company insisted that the appeal was a nullity, and moved the Court for an attachment and other proceedingsagainst the Michigan Central and New Albany compa nies, for contempt of Court in going on with the work. The latter companies moved tho court to stay the proceedings upon the ground that there had been no contempt, and the case was, by appeal, without the jurisdiction of that court, having been transferred to the Supreme Court by the appeal. The case excited great interest, and Monday and Tuesday were wholly occupied in the hear ing of Counsel. A. L. Osborne of La Porte, J. Y. Scammou of this city, and J. F. Joy of De troit, appeared for the Michigan Central, and J. B. Niles of La Porte, and Joseph L. Jarnegan of South Bend for the Southern Road. Chicago Dem. The Free Press says : " We understand that the above case was argued before the Circuit Court for La Porte County, the Hon. E. M. Chamberlain being President Judge, and being the same officer who originally granted the in junction. YVe learn also that lie delivered a written opinion in the matter, examining care fully the laws of Indiana, in a clear, unbiassed and manly manner, and evincing a disposition to be guided solely and only by legal principles and a just regnrd to the legal tights of the par ties, and manifesting that firmness and decision which ever characterizes the proper administra tion of J ustice. We are most happy to observe that although there wero strong local Influences which could not fail to be felt, and other feelings and motivesexisted which might have made a different decision personally more agreeable to the Judges, that nevertheless in our sister Slate such considerations have no power to turn the judiciary from the just, firm and important ad ministration of law. A famine is apprehended in Pickens County, Alabama, and a public meeting was held, at which it was proposed to call an extra session rf th Legislature, to procure a losn to buy corn. ; THE YACHT VICTORY. The English papers comment with much good nature upon the result of the late yacht race.- The Liverpool Times remarks : "We are not sorry mai mo i nama is oeaien. It is one of those manly defeats which will leave no rankling feeling behind. If the Americans have lost caste at the Crystal Palace, they have secured triumphs on the waters of England, and while the result is calculated for a moment to abash us, will realize the fine aphorism which Bulwer puts in the mouth of Richelieu 'there s no such word as fail.' "When Charlemagne saw the sail of the Northmen in the Medittcranan, he covered his face with his hands and wept, in a prescience of the future. When Queen Victoria, yesterday week, witnessed the triumph of an American sail in tho channel that washed her marine resi dence, she did what Charlemagne ought to have done she took note of the excellence which had achieved a victory, tacitly telling her sub jects to profit by rivalry, and keep their proud place in th advance ot nations. " Civilization, as we have often said, has hith erto been geographical. The merchant follow ed trade ; and where the merchant opened his counting-house, religion, and science, and morals set up their altars. The United States ot Arner iea now occupy that place on the globe which presents commercial advantages unknown to all ancient and cotemporary nations. " The territories of the transatlantic Republic expand into worlds; and she reposes between the two oceans, one washing Asia, the other Europe. Her fields teem with plenty; her mines are inexhaustible; whilo her rivers obviate ca nals, and tempt trade and manufactures into ac tivity thousands of miles from the Atlantic and Pacific. Nothing was wanted to the local en thronement of civilization but aptitude in the inhabitants ; and tho history of the past week gives amplo testimony to its abundant existence. " In a practical science we admhted no rivalry for more than a century; in trade we despised competition; and, since the haughty Hollander swept the Thames, we claimed indisputably, the sovereignty of the seas. For some lime, how. ever, the Vankees have been quietly encroach ing on our maritime privilege not pushing us from the element whereon our pride hung out the cross of St. George, but gradually creeping into an incipient equality. " They did this, not through accident or fa vor, but by the rigid application of the great principles of commerce and science. They have compared with ourselves, been equally enterpri singthey have been more skilful ; and, while we pay willing homage to genius, in whomso ever manifested, it is a mortification that in our own waters, an American yacht won the prize from the yachts of ?ll nations,and that an Amer ican steamer accomplished the quickest passage ever made across the Atlantic. "The Yankees ara no longer to bo ridiculed, much less despised. The New World is burst ing into greatness walking past the Old World, as the America did the yachts at Cowcs, hand over hand.' She dipped tho star-spangled banner to the royalty of Great Britain, for su periority is ever courteous; and this graceful act indicates the direction in which ovr inevita ble competition should proceed. America, in her own phrase, is going ahead,' and will assu redly pass us, unless wo accelerate our speed." Death of eminent Men. Among the deaths lately announced in foreign papers, are several under well known names. II. E. G. Paulus, Doctor of Theology, Philosophy, and Laws, who died at Heidelberg, on the 10th August. His profound learning, penetrating judgment, un shrinking courage, and unwearied assiduity, ob tained for his writings, which wero very numer ous, a wide circulation, and there can be no doubt but that his researches, historical and crit ical, as well as the inferences he deduced from them, had considerable influence on the public mind. Paulus was a man of truly Germanic er udition ; and, with Eichorn, Planck, and Lessing, one of the leaders of rationalism, which has end rd in Stauss and Bruno Bauer or still further in Freebach and Max Steiner. Lorner Oken is also dead. He was seventy five years of age. He was the originator of that theory of cranial homologies which has effected so great a revolution in anatomical science. His discovery of the skull as a continuation of .1 .1 1 1 t V-i .1. ine verieDrai column oi us oeing, in laci, noui ing but a congeries of four vertebra?, as the brain itself is but a congeries of 'nervous ganglia will immortalize his name. Another still, is Lord John Hay, a distinguish cd naval oflicer. He was a son of the late Mar quis of Tweeddale, and was in his 58th year. Bridge Across Lake Ciiamplain. Tho Dea con of Saturday thus speaks of it: On Monday, for the first time in the history of the world. Lake Chamnlain was crossed bv a train of cars. Tho floating bridge emerged from its slips the monster " Sea Serpent" erept forth from his den, and stretched his huge proportions from pier to pier, connecting shore u it.li shore. State with State. New England with the West. Without difficulty or accident, and with as little delay as could have been expected on the first trial of the novel" aud rrand inven tion the youngest born of Cambell's scheming brain the whole Boston train, engine and all, passed sateiy over irom tne Vermont to the New York shore of Lake Chamnlain. The ex citement and enthusiasm were indescribable. The monster denot BOO feet Ion? bv 100 broad the wharf, the piers, the hotel, wero crowded to ineir mmosi capacity. Illness of Hon. George P. Marsh. We aro sorry, says the N. Y. Courier and Enquirer, to learn from tho following extract of a letter, written by our Consul at Beyront, that ou Minister resident at Constantinople, the Hon. George P. Marsh, was dangerously ill at Safed. His very numerous friends will anxiously look for fresh information h? relation to his health. Betrout, Aug. 5, 1851. I have some fear that .T shall be detained by the illness of Mr. Masrh, our Minister at Con stantinople, who, with his family is lying very ill of the Dead Sea fever, at Safed, near the Sea of Tiberias. I mean himself and wife they are dangerously ill. They have been traveling in Egypt since last winter, and have travelled so slowly that the hot weather has overtaken them before they have finished their tour. They are two months too late. I very much fear the re suit. " Allah Kerim? (God'is gracious,) there fore we hope. ' Science strengthens and enlarges the mind. II 12X11 Y PKXAOYEIl, EDITOR. ' GRANFHAVENTMIfSH! WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCT. 1, 1831. For Governor, Robert McClelland. Nor Lieutenant Governor," CALVIN BRITAIN. 2f We hail the nominations of Robert McClelland, for Governor, and Calvin Brit ain, for Lieut. Governor, with pride and pleas ure. As yet and up to the time of going to press, wo aro in ignorance of tho proceedings of the Convention, beyond the bare announce ment of the names of the nominees; still we know that the proceedings of the Convention must be strongly characterized with wisdom and conciliation; every thing for the cause and nothing for men, must have been their motto. The ticket is tho strongest and best, that could have been made out of the whole number of names presented for nomination this ticket is the best that could have been selected by the Convention it is impregnable. The nominees are well known throughout the State, as capa ble, honest and reliable men, and it cannot be otherwise than a tower of strength to the dem ocratic cause. All attempts at rolling up whig thunder and calumny, against this ticket will prove fruitless, on account not only of the pu rity of the lives of the nominees, but of their unspotted and unblemished political career. Robert McClelland has been fur several years a member of the Legislature of our State in its infancy, the last of which he presided over the House 33 their Speaker; the next year he was chosen by the State at large, to represent it in Congress, whilo the whole State was yet in one Congressional district; after the census and apportionment of 1840, Mr. McClelland was returned to Congress, twice by the district in which it was his lot to be cast. The reputation of Calvin Britain, for hon esty of purpose, vigilant sagacity and untiring industr y, is as broad a3 the State. His history is firmly blended with the territory and State of Michigan; at a lime when Detroit and its enviro ns contained nearly all tho population of Michigan, we find him surveying the public ands of the territory preparatory to bringing them into market; next we find him the most active and energetic member of our Territorial Legislature, always at the post assigned him by those who knew him best; we next find him for several years in our State Legislature, com bating all r.nd every monstrous proposition that had tho lea st appearance of militating against tho good of tho entire State. His whole pub lic career, Liars' well the scrutinizing test of time, in his favor ; in his own immediate neigh borhood, all, all speak well of him; he is ns much tho delight and prido of the social circle of home, as he is the champion of tho public good of the State at large. With this ticket with these two well known names inscribed upon our banner, we feel as though we could enter the contest with alacrity and zeal, and do our part in rolling up that kind of an overwhelming majority, that will take a search-warrant in the hands of an "Old Hays," to find the remnant of the whig party that will naturally be left in this State after election. We learn by a passenger that tho con spiracy trials at Detroit have ended. Twelve of the prisoners were found guilty by tho Jury their several sentences wero fixed by the Court at from five to twelve years. Filley, the prominent living leader of tho gang, was sen tenced twelvo years. Wo will give the par ticulars next week, with the proceedings of the State Convention. We also learn that the Hon. Lucius Lyon, died at Detroit, on Thursday last. The Art Union of Cincinnatti have post poned their drawing from September first, to the first day of January 1852; in order that the society may avail itself of the benefit accruing from the productions of two or three eminent American Artists, now traveling in Europe. We have two pictures of the Art Union ele gantly framed, for tho inspection of the public; the portrait of Washington, large as life, and Mount's celebrated picture of catching rabbits. Call an.d see them, and become a subscriber to the Art Union. EST Tho Hon. A. Felcii and A. W. Buel, will please accept our thanks for the very valu able public documents they have each forward ed to us. They are a treat indeed. frf The steamer Telegraph is now making trips very regularly from this point to Milvvou kic. Passengers speak well of her qualities as a sea boat. Wo are informed that the gentlemen who tore down a fence, and built two across the road a few nights since, are known. The party injured, informs us that he will seek his remedy at a proper time. It is proposed to throw a wire suspension bridge across the Genesee River, just below the lower fall;, at Rochester. It is to be some 350 feet in length, and the road-way about 200 feet above the bed of the Rtream. The place where the new bridge is to be built, is where the ill fated wooden bridge of 1819 stood. There no doubt of the feasibility of tho proposed structure. Syracuse Journal. Fourteen hhds. of Gooseberries wero impor ted into Boston, from London, last week. " ARRIVAL OP THE EUROPA. . Halifax Telegraph Office, ) Sept. 15, 1851. $ The steamship Europa arrived from Liverpool about nine o'clock this evening, with 151 pas sengers, und sailed for Hoston at half-past ten, taking from Halifax, Hon. Joseph Howe, M. P., Mr. Almon, Hon. Wra. Young, Hon. M. Tobin, and about twenty others, who visit Boston on the occasion of the Railroad Jubilee, to come off in that city the present week; 1 he Lngiish journals present scarcely an item of interest. Accounts of the discovery of an immense gold field in Australia has afforded to the press abun dant matter for comment. This field lies about 150 miles from Sydney, from the mountain range s to an indefinite extent in the interior. Says Mr. Hargraves the discoverer, It is one immense gold field. This discovery produced a tremendous excitement in the town of Ba thurs t, Australia, and the surrounding districts. lor several days after the public attention ot the fact the business of this town was utterly paralyzed. A complete mental madness appear ed to have seized almost every member of the community, and as a natural consequence there has been a universal rush to the diggings." The famous Clipper Yacht America has been sold for 7,000 to Captain Deblaquiere, of the Indian army, who will at once proceed with her on a voyage of pleasure to the Mediterranean. Sixty-five persons were arrested in Paris on the 31st ult. Ledru Rollin was charged with being implicated in a plot against the State ; a mongst them is an advocate named Maillard, for merly secretary to M. Ledru Rollin. It is reported in various quarters that the can didateship of tho Prince de Joinvillo is now known to be officially declared. Letters from Toulon of the 29th ult., mention the fact of rumors being in circulation there that the French Mediterranean squadron had re ceived orders to proceed to the coast of Italy as speedily as possible. The state of the Italian Peninsular generally, and of Naples, is said to be the causu of these orders being given. The Paris correspondent of the Morning Post, under date of Wednesday, says that forty seven arrests had been made that day in conse quence of the discovery of the conspiracy hav ing connection with the democratic refugees in London. The State of Naples and indeed the whole of Italy, is becoming daily more and more un easy. A destructive earthquake has taken place near Naples. Several houses have been de stroyed, and at Bahia no fewer than 700 per sons were buried in tho ruins and 200 others wounded. The London journals count upon the release of Kossuth and his fellow prisoners on the 1st of fc'ept. Says the European Times, "this is a mistake ; they will not bo liberated till the 15th of our style." Austria. By advices from Vienna of the 31st ult., we learn that the attitude assumed by the people caused by tho edict of abolishing the constitution, is stated to inspire thoso in office with serious misgivings. Very great excitement has been created throughout tho wholo of Eu rope, by tho promulgation of two decrees by the emperor of Austria, declaring that his ministers are henceforth responsible to no other political authority than the throne. The very forms of constitutional government are abolished, and fu ture decrees are to be countersigned by his min isters "by most high command." with the form ula "after having heard my cabinet." Prince Metternich is expected at Vinenna. The story of the expulsion of Mr. Warren from the Austrian dominions has been contradicted by the London journals. Fresh difficulties are said to haveflmsen in tho convention of Holstein by tho Austrian troops. The Papal States. A letter from Rome, in the Universe, states that the city was thrown into great excitement on the 29th of Aug., by the chambers of Signer Alexandroni, one of the su perior officials of the Secretary of State, being broken open by the police, and minutely search ed as Signor Alexandroni's room in the palace of the Quirinal. The police could not have ven tured upon such an act without a special com mission from the Pope himself. The 6ame cor respondent states that an attempt had been made to assassinate tho Count Dandili on the 28th ult. The count is an assessor and director of the police, but the stilleto struck the hip bone and caused but a slight wound. Paris. Thursday evening. Further arrests hae been made to-day, and the total number of persons is reported to be one hundred and twenty-five. A general socialist revolution was the object of the conspiracy. There is little or no excitement on tho subject in Paris. It seems certain that the Prince D'Joinville will stand for the Presidency, although such intention is con sidered highly injurious to the country, and will have fatal effects on tho interest of the Orleans branch. Bourse firm and prices improved; fives open ed at 90 and closed at 94 a 65 ; threes closed at. 56 francs. Belgium. The Senate and CI lamber of Dep. utics of Belgium were prorogue don the 3d, by royal decree. The Bourse at Amsterdam, Se pt. 3, was rath er firm for Dutch stock. Spanish is supported; Mexican rather easier. The European Times has the following no tice of the last movement of Baruum, to grati fy the curiosity of his country : ' "The 'Immortal Barnum' is one of the in stitutions of America. Nothing seems too light or too heavy for his grasp, whether it be Tom Thumb, or "the Great World's Fair itself. We give in another colurpn an extract from the letter of a London correspondent, who states a fact which has certainly surprised ns, and in all probability, will surprise our American readers, namely, that the genius of Barnum has been for some time at work to furnish the good citi zens of the Western Continent with a fc-simile of the Crystal Palace. He has engaged artists here to take sketches of that marvelous build ing and its contents, which are elaborated by other artists in New York, and the whole when completed,-will form a panorama of more than three miles in length 1 This is a bold, and if it be well done, as we have no doubt it will be, can not fail to prove an attractive speculation. Ac cording to tho statement of our correspondent, the panorama' of the Crystal Palaco will be ready by the time that this sheet reaches the hands of our transntlantic readers. Steamer Caspian. This superb steamer ar. rived at our docks on Thursday evening and leaves to-morrow (on the arrivul of the cars) for Buffalo, via Cleveland. Of the numerous steamers put in commis sion by the Messrs. Wards, none have equaled the Caspian in richness and completion of finish she is a perfect gem from the keel to truck and is furnished with everything that can make a steamer pleasant, swift and safe. . Her speed from present indication., will exceed that of any other boat now on the lakes, she makes twenty-six turns per minute, with a thirty-one-foot wheel. Her dimensions are 254 feet long, 32 feet beam, 2 fee thold and 1000 tons burden. She has 250 berths; 30 rich mahogany bed steads and tho most costly cabinet furniture ev er used upon any steamer on tho lakes. The silver ware of which she has a large supply 1 of the most beautiful modern patterns and shows to admirable advantage in the miniature crystal palaco made for its reception. As a whole, the Caspian excels all her prede cessors in model finish, furniture and adapta tion to the business for which she is designed ; the safe, swift and comfortable conveyance of passengers. If Ohio boasts of hor star, tho Buck Lye Stato, Michigan may justly feel proud of her brilliant and far superior constellation. The Caspian is under the command of Capt. C. II. Ludlow, the man and boy of our Lakes, whom every body honors as a sailor and a gen tleman. Det. Tribune. Baltimore, Sept. 15. ' U. S. Grand Lodge. The Grand Lodge of the United States of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows convened this morning, between ninety and one hundred representatives aro present, representing over fifty Grand Lodges and Grand Encampments. The young jurisdic tion of Texas and Florida are represented for the first time in this body. P. G. Edward A. Webster, is also in attendance ns a delegate' from the Order in the Sandwich Islands. A Lodge has been organized in New Mexico during the last year, aud in Minnesota Territory and Cali fornia. The Grand officers for the ensuing term, were installed this morning. W. W. Moore, one of the most active nnd efficient members of the Or der, and for many years prominently connected with the National Intelligence was installed as Grand Sire for the ensuing two years. Her man L. Page, of Milwaukie, as Deputy Grand Sire; James L. Ridge! v, of Maryland, Grand Secretary ; Andrew L. Warner, of the s.-imo State, Grand Treasurer. Rev. Juniut M. Wil ley, (Episcopal,) of Stonington, Conn., was in stalled as Grand Chaplain; S. Sissford, Jr., of Washington City, Grand Marshal ; J. E. Cham-, berlain, of Baltimore, Grand Messenger, andS. II. Lewyte Grand Guardian. Det. Tribune. MgCoRMicK's Reaping Machine. This ma chine which has received an award of a gold med al by a jury of the World's Fair, is now making an excursion through some of the Agricultural lietr?ta tV 'P.n rrl;! tit nm ovlnhifinrr it a rrrpnt ... - o o o practical utility, as well as novelty. The London Times of Aug. 22d, thus speak 9 of its performance at different places: "On its first successful trip at Tiptree the ag riculturists present raised a cheer. At Faming ham the enthusiasm manifested was still great er; and yesterday at Cirenchester there was no lack either of curiosity or approval among tho crowds assembled. It was tried on barley, wheat and oats, and under circumstances fairly calculated to test its merits. To say that where -corn is badly lodged, or thin, or where the land is rough with stones, its success is only partial,, is to state what everybody of sense would ex pect, for machines must have fair play shown tlintvi nnA St Si flm I nt it if llm formiip c in mil- tivate his soil that mechanical facilities can be brought to bear upon it with every reasonable advantage. Yet it is wonderful how well, coming upon a system of agriculture totally un prepared for it, the American reaper does its work. A stubble longer and more irregularly cut will occasionally mark a spot where the crop was so trampled or borne down that it could not be well got at; but, wherever it stands at all well, it is removed with perfect precision and evenness, both on level land and on tho most rapid declivities and curves. This was ful ly shown yesterday, the fields where the exper iments were made presenting a very undalating surface." A Discovery in Surgery. A Prussian na med Aran is said to have recently made a dis covery in surgery that is exciting considerable interest in the scientific circles of Berlin. It is the application of chlorine to relieve pain. Un like chloroform it can be used without the least danger to the patient, andjs very effectual in its operation. From tho account, a small quantity of the fluid, (from ten to twenty drops) is dropped on the part affected, or on a lint bandage slightly moistened with water, and then applied, and all bound up in oil silk, and a linnen band. After from two to ten minutes the part becomes insensible, and tho pain is no longer felt, whether it bo from rheumatic, ner vous or other disorders. After a time it re turns again, but usually weaker, and with sever al applications it is often entirely relieved, tu u j .. sin i nil u ncuvrir iiiin 11 1 1 1 1 'i i . i iruiuuai uu. the subject to the Academy at Paris. Scientific American. Utah Territory. Accounts to the 5th of August have been received from tho Salt Lake. Tho organization of the Territory was in pro-, cess. The Governor, Brigham oung, has is sued a proclamation calling upon, seven organ ized counties, to elect members to the Territori al Legislature. If ladies had a right to vote, tho. Governors wives, 39 in number, would hold pre cisely the position of the Silver Grays, in New York, the balance of power that is as the Sil ver Grays have heretofore stood. At present we have the authority of the Tribune for believ ing that they are not quite strong enough for that, having about 2 percent of the .whig strength of the Empire State; that is 974; per cent Seward Abolition, and 2 percent Filmore National. If the Filmore Grays had 25 percent last year and 2 now, how long will it take to abolit ionize the whig party in the Empire State? After three months a letter addressed to the last. Silver Gray man in New York wouldn't be ta ken from the Post Office, and on the other hand,, who would get the letter addressed to Mrs. Gov.. Brigham Young? Free Press. Chief Justice Nelson, of Oregon, has decided that the testimony of Indians is not admissabi against the white.