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?k g in resent o\ut. read
t1itlls %mportant Report
t i o o iri-cy of the, Commit
" e d es ;[email protected], on
. the Election
iotQoiroo resident and Vice.
sedit ;of 'the United States by
Wp1 'of "Soith' Carolina."
eohitipea'i'nade at the session
INVe abjy drawn,
l' four neitle men of dis
i .i 'thesections they repre
A~t .~ it}ersppon ias from
t iuormany ro..
} r -iylor om1 cen
Siles.from Union.
et flctjedO6 atid afourth named
teilfor the Senate in
al ati-uiota We were
ler.tobtaui a ' copy of this Re
Y atlast otherwise
,, u: au tavspu ibislied it on an
it a.ell wvorthy of a
consideretion. Its positions
regnable; its arguments are
gag erabi t the peoplewhose
u i so'aby adiocates, read and
a Ii'tIfytt ill but -do this,
n thie tl rive at just
S *ta;ne of the Coinittee
ot' r*lwges, and .Elctions, on
EI pn ovude for the flec.
" ,1 tsfi'1hsient and
aice A<resident of the United
Sts by t7hE. People of South
colina p-!184A9.
'utei 'd, a Minority of
he; mmittee .y Privileges and
lect'ons to"whom was referred
it ~tQprovidefbr the Election of
ofzesiilleni and Vice Pre
it~lieii .,,;the n. ited States by the
NiR REPORT
&r R p the Majority of the said
tinittee, and to recommend the
oill rably for the consideration of
H ouse.
4 tr'Conmitte believe that the
ongof Electors of President
t .~J'.ce President of the United
" tes-byjthe People would be morn
ordance with the provisions and
"" Uitt 6 the Constitution of the Uni
d States and the principles of the
overnment.
The .Government of the United
States is aimixed Government, partly
popular and partly federative, and
.. , these features are manifested in the
tnstitution for the Election of
- Iresdent and Vice President.
n: voting for President and Vicc
VicPresident, each State votes accord
tq her representation in Congress,
p thI Carolina nine and New York
tigitysix,' A majority of all the
votes so cast is necessary to a choice,
Iad this represents the popular fea
, ,.ure.sof the Government. It is only
ei' tie popular branch fails to elect
that- the election assumes a federa
,.live character, and the States vote
Sas tes, each State counting one.
This-last mode of election is the re
sult of the failure to elect, and a pro
*visien-fosuul contingency. The
7 : natitution provides that " each
h~lereof mydirect, a number of
'ledt~rs equal to the whole number
5 J'Setators and Representatives to
wbd4lit State shall be entitled in
the Congress." From which it is
clear.ethat. the . Legislature would
Iave the power to direct as to the ap
afa~tinentfor .in other words, to di
-adtthue mode by which the appoint
nthill be made. But in Tire
ring the mode, regard should be
a~ idnotonly to. the previsions of the
, ifstitution regulating the Election
le os, but also to the principle
-~' Shili'votes are cast for President
.Neo-KV Nrsident. The election
ppthe first~casting of the votes be.
ni:hg a popularr one, the mode of ap.
jiiitinent should conform to that
~%~ irincple. And it is submitted, that
l~~etion of Electors by the Peo
o Wuld be more in accordance
. 'the 0dnstitution of the United
;ni he popular principle by
ti~ v otes are cast. than the
of ,Electors by the Legisla
cudh 'partakes more of the fede
~-' - l O pfcmara te e w ould also re
- ~ p d tIo passage of the bill,
~ 0pdien~cy as demanded by
~~nuwhiich the State is
' Ut1,t of Conigress of
thtlaw
prosoribed that'the Election of Elei
tors, throughout the United State
shall take place on the Tuesday, afts
thy first Monday' in November;
a day:interior to.-the meeting of .tl
tegislature of this Stater . A neeei
sity then exists, that the Constitutio
of. this State shall. be:. so amende<
that the Legislature will be in sessio
at the tinie, or that. the. Governc
shall call an extra session, of th
Legislature every four years, or the
the Election shall be given to th
people. The two first proposition
are objectionable. Qonstitutions Ion
existing and understood. by the peg
pie, qhoulj4iot be altered for sligl
causes. A great and absolute, n
cessity alone should exist to justify
change-in that instrunent,-which' i
the exponent of Government itsell
The Constitution of this State ha
not been altered or amended mor
than-five or six times since its adopi
ion; n your Counitte .cannot sec
in this case, any necessity for alters
tion or amendment. The whole diff
culty -may be provided for by a sin
plo legislative enactment, giving th
Election of Electors to the people
.., As to the other proposition, for th
Governor to call an, extra session e
the Legislature every four years
there are objections to it. It is
question of doubt whether the -Gc
vernor can constitutionally conven
the Legislature for the purpose c
voting for Electors. " He may o1
extraordinary occasions convene th
General Assembly," but it is submit
ted, that the Legislature, having me
since the passage of the act by Cor
gress, the occasion is no longer a
extraordinary one within the wear
ing of the Constitution, but become
an ordinary one an capable of bein
provided for by ordinary legislation
Even, too, if there were no doubt
asg$o the power of -thiQ -Gornort
tare for that purpose, still there ar
objections to a call session, on a(
count of the inconveuience and e)
pense. It is true, however that th
expense would not be very great, or
ly about ten or twelve thousand do
lars every four years, but it is tht
principle. If the principle is wrong
it is unnecessary, and therefore ut
called for.
Will this bill interfere with th
Parish representation and the Con
protn'ses of the Constitution of th
State ? Your Committee believ
that it will not, and they are not di:
posed to interfere with that Compr<
mise. The principle recognized i
the Constitution of this State is, tha
not only population, but taxation als
should have representation ; but it i
only in the State legislature, wher
laws areinnade, and taxes impose]
that that principle obtains, and i
the relation which the Districts an
Parishes beor to the State Govert
ment in the Legislature thereof, an
not in the Election of Electors
relation altoget her dill'erent. The prii
ciple of representation in this State i
a domestic settlement, aphplicable alon
to the legislative action) ofi theL Stat.
T1he eletioni of P'resident ande~ Vic,4
President growsi out of our Feden~
Robhition~s, anid is providedl thr by th~
Conistitutioni og the IUniited States.
Your Conniiuittee wouild also reconl
menid the passage of thle lillI, becau,
the Election of Electors by the peopil
will pirevenit the miniglinig of State an
National polities in, the Election<
members of the Legislature, and1( gis
to'the peoplIe ant opiptuntiity of calilin:
itto the Council of State, lit, and1 suit;
ble representatives to serve themi i
the Legislature, and who, at the sam
timie, miught diller with themia in tI:
Presidential election,.
i conchlusion your Co(m ini ttee woul
allude to the fact. that Souith Carol ir
is the only State in the Unaion ini whit
the Election of Elector is miade by tI
Legislature. This is ai ci remtnstan<i
well worthy of consideration, and fui
nishes at least, a presumpjtion in av
of the Election by the people. The
are satisfied that the people of Sont
Carolina pIossess the same a intellIigen<
and integrity of putrpose with the pe,
ple otf the other States, and are as e'
pahle of making a proper selection il
President and Vice President, as the
are capiable of making, a proper se
tion of memb ers of the Legislature.
Entertainin g these views, youru Coi
ittece would resp~ectfiily submit, tI
Hill for the consideration of the Illous
Gxonox McC. Wrrniitas5IooNi
D. 8. TAmonI,
Wu. Gni.Ei.
Eig Why is an oblongt 0 like
sentinel who gets no pay for his se
vices ? Jccause it standsfor nothh
MISCELLANEOUS.
The Twin sentinels ,sf
"Lpok.sily: about yo. _ miy
,god Pietro," ,aid a -tall: stutdy
3. iboun itaifeer; claU in' thegargifet of
n a shepherd of the Abruzzi, to ,a
, beautiful lad iof
n faceremai-kable. or its frank, 'goo4
r humored expression.. "The wolves
e have been gathering: in, the lower
,t gorges: in great numbers, of late, and
. food is scanty with athem. ;I will
s leave Lion and- Death here. to
o help you and Rondinetto, and when
the Picquet is attempted, turn the
t dogsloose 'wind your horn;, and
. fall back towards the lower plains be.
yond the ,Sierras; we shall be
s ready .o hurry to .. your aid though
this:will not be the point, of attack.'
, 'No, indeed, father,' oxclaimed
Q another boy,.. coining up, with so
extraordinary a resembla.ce to the
first named Pietro, as to give the
gazer instant intitnatidh "'thatr they
were twins, and sons of - the shep.
herd who spole. 'No indeed, fath
e r, I don't think the thieves of
wolves will try here.'
'Why boy, why?' demanded
f the father.'
'Because, you do not forget, do
you,' father, how, by a place
thought secure they drove in one or
a two wild swine, :and followed to
f windward of' them; and- desperate
work there was-'
'I remember all my good lad,'
returned the shepheid.. "Look out,
t my, boys--you will fidd your' cloaks,
,in the hut there, and. a . gun and
hatchet, though I don't think you
will want them.:
'But what these fellows have.
done once they will do again,'
s . - e tr o,
m i d hat just1 as' much
y il 'take' Bold of
D having been t i"' oor
fingers once. No-no; I am not
afraid of the lower pass by the,
e pine forest; but it may perchance,
happen that guarded and craggy ;as
this place is, they may, from a
false alarm, make a real attack upon
it, in which case you can retreat into
the hut, which being built of
blocks of stones, and having a
e oor and bar that would resist the
efforts of a dozen giants will shel
a ter you effectually.'
e 'Yes father, but the dogs-'
'The dogs will not attack more
than they are equal to, and con
sequently will give way before a
t whole pack, and in this manner
o precede them; while you fire the
s signal they will carry to us the
e alarm.
'Would it not be better for us to
order them into the hut?' asked
1 Rondinetto, caressing the huge fa.
. vorite.
1 'No-no; let them take their
a choice and if there be a real pack
coming, do you give the signal, and
s shut yourselves up.'
e 'That we will, father,' said both.
'That is rig~ht,' observed the moun
taineer; 'and now good-bye to you,
iand quiet watch. I must make my
Cportion of the rounds before the
,nighit sets in; for our flocks are
e numerous on the table lands and
valleys just now. Good-bye, for at
d least three hours, when somne of the
>t others will follow me--'
e 'Good day, father,' exclaimed
g both; and then they fell to watch
inge the firm and sturdy step the
" mountaineer shepherd took as lie
*descended the lofty heights between
the bosom of the valleys in which
d the luxurious pastures lay.
a Just as he was about to descend
hi into a ravine he had to cross, anid
e vanish from their sight, lie stopped,
e turned around, waved his hand, andI
r- with a shout that rang in the clear
airr, descended as the two brothers
jjoined their voices, and uniting
ethem with the deep diapason of'
~. the hiuge dogs' throats returned
s. the gratulation.
>r For some time they stood si.
y lent, gaping in the direction the
e- mountaineer had taken, but no hu
man being was now in sight. They
then began to talk of desultory mat.
e ters in which for a moment the
'. wolves were entirely forgotten, when,
all at once, a peculiar and pro
longed cry, not loud or ferocious,
startled, all four in an instant. As
if struck with a sudden spell, their
a limbs became rigid and strung to
r- tension that indicated both strength
gand hardihood,
The two lads with their ee. flxt
'down the sides of the ruggdda pat
away, which a little abovewhe,
they stood, ojeed upon vat spac+
of the softest and closest- ve ne.
'lio pastures^of theAibrh oi
among the most farnouse f ti
world, and their flocks of i i
almost innumerable. The
my they have to -apprebenr' b
reader gathers,is from the v dr6i
of wolves that infest the fodsl, an
prowl. among the flocks where the
can, and thus a constant wais can
ed on between them and ie she
herds in charge and sometimes th
dangers to be encountered tre n an
inals "have half-maddened rag
and hunger, are of the most appal
ing kind.
Unce more the cry caese, lowe
and suppressed, but still peculiar an
prolonged. It was like a signal.
'Pietro, my brother, do du: kno
that sound?' asked Rondinetto if w
(lid iot by this tine learnri hov
of a wolf, or the watcAh, , w
should not make, 'either she s
hunters.'
'And you will be -a hunt "pui
sued Pietro.
'Just "you see,' auswero nd
netto,.entering -the but an in
with the rifle in his ban hie
though somewhat. large a e av3
he still scemed .to,, ster ASE
'Now, if .Black-nuzzle tw
or three of them, were to en
selves in the ravine the ul
not care one jot for them a
I 'could speak to them wit
'And this is the huntg it,
said Pietio: ' Well, in t14 iv
me the hatchet; and Lion! .
Look out :,.good dgl
'is cettain father was no
conjectures.
'The dogs in tlie 'icatdIi
n ined-fnd ligl
for su c,; r rpna"4 re'
With haunche . own ba str
elated,' " ct,'-one fore pal
suspendeJ , ti 'ushy tail sQlwl
sieeping r11' im % dt, both wore Ii
teping fuo~t rtrtme fdthe oiun
ous sound tat'waried them of dar
ger that would have paled the cheek
of brave men.
'The wolves will force this passage
Pietro,' said Rtondinetto;'and we ha
better keep as near to the hutas pa
sible; for there will not be a doze
or twenty, but they will come i
scores, perhaps. Hark!'
Again the cry arose, and now
was joined in by several others. -
Twilight that lingered still in thr
lofty region, made the craggy patl
way clear and open, and they sa
several dark objects issue froi
among thickly growing pine tree,
and crawl stealthily, till the animate
mass rendered it impjossiblo to 1
numbered.
By the heavy door of the hI
stood a pole, around which a conbu
tible material of tow and pitch wt
wound, which, on being ignitet
would communicate itself to the tos
ering shaft of' pine placed there f<
the purpose.
"WVithin, Pietro, within!' shoute
Rondinetto. "T1he dogs (and I ca
keep the first body at bay4. I mu;
have a shot, and one or 'two dowi
they will stay to secure. comrade
while the sound of the rifle will he'
to carry the alarm. Quick, they ai
coiing-get fire-get light-arl
look to your hatchet. Now, my n
ble Lion! my bravo Death! look to
my bravo dogs, and may your i
stinct guide you!'
'Heavens, what a number,' sal
Pietro, as he cast a glance belos
before entering tho but to pirocul
the fire; and Rondinetto, with a pa
face, with caln firm lips,,knelt dowl
his weapon in his hatid to stril
down the fir'st corner.
'Light up, Pietro,' hb said, 'at
pass mc the powder and thullets.'
The next moment 0, wild and hc
rible yell was sounded through ti
forest, and reverberated in the h<
low of the rocks. Tihe sky was ne
dlarkly blue, and the livid flame cre
rapidly up the signal pole, and
rushing avalanche of living, rave
ous wolves were forcing'the pass.
At that moment, whi e a frightf
yelh arose from the wh 4le troop
yell that made the blool chill in ti
veins-while the nobl~ dogs we
preparing for the figh -while ti
blazing pine stem flung 'its luridi
formation far and niear,: a shot rai
with a sharp deafening crack, and
gigantic wolf, that seeme~d the lead<
d gave a leap into the air, and then the
h. diabolical character of the ferocious
-e cries changed.
,s The next instant those who follow
ed had tched upon the carcass, arid
-e while h .was. being. torn .into fifty
pies another had, by a detour,
e space, and Rondinetto
we to. fire another shot
ne- door, ere the wolves
ha uded the hut, and it re
d quired all the strength of the two
brothers to press the door to, and
2. and place the bar across it.
- The yelling that arose from with.
e out.was absolutely horrible; but what
i. was the horror of the youths to hear
e these. yells answered by .one from
1. within in reply 1 -
The blood became ice -the joints,
r for an instant weak as water-and a
d mutual despair gliamed in the eyes
of both.
i They had shut a wolf up with
e them!
I For the first few minutes they
e heard the deep baying of the hounds
r without, and then as suddenly ceased.
The two boys concluded that the
dogs, having their own reasons for
what they did, had assisted. the first
i. resistance, and, the signal - being
given, had in their own fashion re
treated.
, That this latter was a-difficult and
dangerous process, there was no
o question; but Lion- an. . Death were
,. sagacious hounds, and possessed
: methods of their own; so the boys
s' had no fear.
This was what passed through their
minds while the first business of se
e curing the door had -been gone
h- ut as ns. they k ow
,e ts
6 eryto9h
'tin'to i1~e fact t~aiatRondi-,
s urry of fasten th' oor,
let his axe fall; and this also
a e of reach, while any attempt
h o4 tig P part to move, might have
1. pt-eciitated upon them the huge,
,. rav nous, hideous, brute.
s His red, feverish tongue was pro.
truded, and he panted fearfully.
The display made of the enormous
teeth, the unusual size of the animal,
. the fierce untractable eyes with that
n peculiar glare so commonly express
u ed 'wolfish,' were fastened upon
them; and the bristling hair and
t short mane, all indicated that the
. savage .brute only remembered the
t fatal effect of the shot, and was part.
. ly cowed by that.
y 'If I could but reach the gun,'
n whispered Rondidetto.
,, 'Look out,' said Pietro; 'get your
d knife ready-we forgot those-I see
e mischief in him.'
'Shall we make a dash at him?'
it inquired the first speaker.
s. 'Are you afraid? demanded Pie
1s tro, quietly.
I 'I do not feel so; but 'tis a horrible
r- brute.'
>r Get ready; think of your mother,
and trust in God upon the Virgini.
d 'Now,' and the brave lads, as he
n spoke, both dashed at the hirsute
at monster, who, with a revolting cry,
~, seized Pietro by the leg and began
3, gnawing it, but the two knives had
p wounded without doing more than in
-e furiating him.
*d 'Kick the axe to me,' said Pietro,
a- on the ground, and stabbing at the
it enemy all the tine. ' 'Tis done.'
ri- A thought flashed through Rondi
netto's breast. The light from which
d Pietro had obtained fire to light the
r, signal, was not yet extinguished, and
'e some too mixed with turpentine be
le ing at hand, he silently and swiftly
i, reached a loose mass, applied it to
;e taper, and in an instant whbile't
spread into a leaping lane, -with a
id cry, thrust his full band before the
wolf's face, who, with a howl of
r- affright, released Piotro, who, the
ie next instant, like a bold-witted boy
ih- as he was, broughit down his axe
w with a strong anid effectual blow
pt across the animal's snout.
a He was now mad with pain and
n- terror, and turning from Pietro, who
was much lacerated through the
ul thigh, attacked Rondinetto and threw
-a him to the ground, as lie was loading
io the gun, and, but for his vest, would
re have fixed his toamning fangs the
ie boy's throat.
n- 'Thei axe, Pietro; strike him, or he
ig will kill me!' cried the half-strangled
a boy. a..
r, Pietro was desperate now' as well
=as- savage;=':but 'his strength was
much' wasted:. Knowing that it aai
his: last chance, however, and de-,
termined not to survive his brothbr,
he gripped the axe, and though' the
two twinkling eyes of thewolf glared
like burning coals, and were fixed
upon bim,,he was-not intimidated.
'He lifted up the :axe-in both hands.
A deviation 'of the blow might have
killed his brother-down it came,
and through the skull of the animal,
who, with his brains scattered, fell
dead upon the fainting Rondinetto.
They were saved !
In an hour's time they heard the.
cries of the dogs, and their father's
voice without. The door was opened,.
and the harrowing tale of danger and
escape told.
-It was the largest wolf ever seen
in the mountains that the boys had
slain; and their reward was proper.
tionately great, in addition to the
honors gained.
Silver Mines in South America.
A correspondent of the Newark
Advertiser, writing from the San
Antonio Mines, 150 miles from Cal.
dora,. February " 5, .1852, gives the
following account of the silver .nines,
there, which he visited i -company
with Don. Bern . ecedo, the
owner of them
The mines 'astly different from
anything I ad conceived. .For
three hours I was led by' one of
the minors through horizontal shafts
around vast chambers, along winding
gallaries, down steep drifts, up crook'
ed staircase, eut iu' the rock, , back.
wards, forward, to. the' right, to the
left, and in every direction, until -.
became complotely bewildered, and
should .never have' been able to,
find, my way' out again,. had I
b left to my own guidance. When-1
. e came to a large cbarnber,
e we -were told. had been
at wealth in silver. At one cham
r. y lI mi ~ime l n milb
piece to Carry honi'e. Onu( of
days I will send you the result pf
my knowledge of the use of a big
hanner. The loud reports of blast
ing going on in diflirent parts of the
nmines were terrifie, and the appear
ance of the miners, half-naked, dri
ving away at the solid stone, was
a sight. The natives carrying out the
ores and refuse in hide bags on their
backs, and up steep crooked shafts
three hundred feet deep; gives one an
idea of labor only to be found in
a place like this. After spending
three hours in this great mine, which
has been worked for twenty-two
years. I came out at the top .of
the mountain, having gone in at the
base. Taking a lew moments to
breathe, we commenced the descent of
another mine, belonging to Don
Bernado, which is close to the first, and
from which they are now getting much
rich ore; and when we came out we
.were tired enough I assure you. When
we arrived, we found the cook and
steward of the establishment drunk
and in bed. This being Carniv
al week, most of the natives are
enjoying it.
You can imagine the wealth of
this mine, which is located in a
narrow steep ravine about one
mile from the river v'alley, whent I
tell you, there isi a village of some
size at the mouth of' tihe ravine,
occupied by P'eons and the natives of
the country, which has been built
up and entirely supported for years
by the stealings of personms employed
in the mine. I suppose that one
tenth of rich ore is stolen; therQ is not
a native miner in Chili wiho will
not steal if he huas a chance, and
boast of' it afterwards. When the
mines are rich, the owners employ a
foreman for each miner, to overlook
him while mining, but I urn told that
the foremen are as bad as the
men; there is nao dependence to be
placed in any of them. 'The own
era seldom go near the mines, and
when they do they rarely go into
them.
Don Bernado has owned the
mine for eight years, having given for
it $100,000, but has never been into
it, except jnst a few feet at the
lower entrance. He owns large shares
in many other mines at Chanrello
and Tres Puntas, one to the north amnd
the other to the South of this plac,
both of which I have promised him to
go and see. .He wishes mae to become
an owner in the mines, and ol'era to
give me shares in his mines if I wvill
only stay in the country : but .tell
him I cannot stay, and have no fancy
fo)r mining. lie gives me a fine.spt
men of silver ore every ~time I geoq
him. His family live In great sty),mi
Lima aned his possesionsaimiense.
Besidea his Peruvian mineauxd chtatgS
hae has also two largejandgoeouses
Copin.o oae~irge~sihim i
Copiapd, two estate i
above Copuipoci
are extensiffsilgo
many mines hqoynsi:.
cannot tell; every.c day Y, r
mine which;he bas' au iankii
is a tall, handsoim 'gena
'son, with an "udriiisial ebe4
finement alout 2
impressed 'H tIifh-tML s
but hiriislf know l.ow tl '
or chocolate, or to bdijb''
tainly mrakes the 'b-st 1 t
Some time since he- senti i
the celebrated ,Unga code,
the interior of .Peru, he"Ael
will get another sack otf -
and'also-a boxffhle -
me, to send 'kome in'lid -
the kindest-hearted and i'~
ly-diispesed .man Ievea m -
he will gamble and' attendio&k
which seems to bo the.uu -
toni of the country.
In some of thme mnjeest-e- _
ting out pure silve"fm-"-Ve:i;
eight and ten ircheshkk" --
orcello there are about tbie --
nilnes in one ;mountair -h
distance, is said to' rest-mbl
ant hill; there a're more t--.., _
thousand men:burrowing-o;C' It
time, night and day,,. Thiere i-'
ter within fifteen' miles, nd I c
hundred dollars a day ,,o suppl
miners with watr, anid a e y-i
in proportion; and yet'th'rme --
ne, when the mines are ic_
laugh at'all expense. '
We have a long' ridet-- -trine
moonlight to the Xilce we earh - -
this morning,--forty miles distaii --
this place we are' about ,00
above the sea, and the ;rr.)j4
light and enervating., _
country eats fruit'a'nday- -sad
vouring a multitudelof n a~"t
Early each' inoriinh. , #ak~e
or. chocolate ; at 10 a n
breakfast,commencing tlrsoiip I
is called Casonella; the rett!'ll& '
dinners, except- dessert: t1
we sit down to' uiWh frut, -ei-b
.cing'a the. in un ti
rgripej, ;ahiigroI iii 2a$ a
bunches; one kind of purple;
grown as large as a grehgia --
Hantam's egg. I have seen bun ese
large that no two famished goriainm
could cat one. The pried ot all :fruit
is high; the ground they grow in isa1V
irritated. It is good to haverfri end
with large gardens.. Youre,4.s's
SUs-MABINE TEaanzE*P B
EUROPE AND NORTH ME
The London correspondent ofr
National Intelligencer has the foIow{'
ing notice of a new plan of Su=
rine telegraph: -
We yesterday heard the; partica
tars of a new and very promisin
project to establish a submarine telex
graph between Great Britain and t
continent of North America. Ty
transit line of this telegraph y
throughout its entire length, as we
as well as at its commencement.
its termination, on a route ivic
former project has even alluded;
The obstacles to its execution'ar
few and easily surmounted. Care-.
ful calculations have been made '
which show that the expense wl
exceed one-fourth part' of'xthn
moderate preceding estimaatei
liability to accident and deraned
will be very small, and whfeni te~
occur they can be easily andpotI
ly remedied. This project wil t6L
every point in North Autiei
every point in Europe which 'i~~
present reached by the electri. ~l?
graph; and an eastern an ~ '
projected sub-marinec tale~tx~l
brimg the nations' of NoM
den, Denmark, an4'Ralki
nexion 'with althe'lidsof t e~
ic dispatch Itheir resetive.. cap
tals-Bergen, Stoclholm, Copenb'
gen,' and St. Petersburgh. '"h
eastern arm is, of course, t'b
structed by a separate and additt
capital T1he British' .Gode
approve of the plan, and tn '
tific and praciical inen, to'h
has been submitted ~4
'doubt of' its succes. We
the course of a week r to's4d A
you a chart of its' i: d~V'~
with particulars of ,ri
&c. Should this idea be a
and we perceive n'eas~'h
should riot, there l~~
instantineous
lished beref
1 lei
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