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I Cedsensed from Associated Press Telegramns.I ORFION RosE.-A consistory was held at the Vati can on the 28th. The Pope delivered an allo ontion and then nominated the Scotch Episao pate as follows: Right Rev. John Strain, D. D., Archbishop of St. Andrews, at Edinburgh, Right Rev. Charles Eyre Rich, Bishop of Glaa Igow, Right Rev. McDonald, Bishop of Aber deen, Right Rev. MsoLachlaud, Bishop of Gal loway, and Right Rev. McDonald, Bishop of Argyle. His Holiness then appolnted Father Chatard, Rector of the American College at Rome, to be Bishop of Vincennes, and Father Keane, Bishop of Richmond. Rev. Riggs, Bis hop of Dankeld. He then made professions of the faith accord ing to the established usage and took the oath to the Apostolic constitution. Finally he con ferred the hat on Cardinal MoCloskey, who, after the consiatory, had a private audience with the Pope. - Cardinal di Pietro has been appointed Ca merledgo. Csrdinal 4mnat is dying, and Father Grant, Rector of teSootch College, died on the 2. h. The Marquis de Grabiao has been appointed Ambassador of France to the Vatican. TnE EABTERN QUESTION.-It is now acknow ledged on all sides that the Congress will not meet, Russia and England having failed to come to an understanding as to what powers the Congress should have and what points should be submitted to it. But in the minds ofmnany well-informed persons these negocia tions were simply a maseek to give both powers an opportunity of preparing for the inevitable struggle cow close at hand. The status of Austria is the one principal disquieting and doubtful element in the calculations both of England Russia, it being impossible so far to discover which of these two powers she will ally herself with. Russia is making great concessions to her, offering her large territorial addi4lous ri. t Tstcsr-kc rate-x inces, and General Ignatief, the greatest Res sian diplomatist is now in Vienna tryirg to win Austrian neutrality if unable to get her support. ENGOLAND.-On the 28:h, Lord Derby, Sec retary of State for the Foreign Department, announced his resignation of the office in the House of Lords. The House was crowded. Lord Derby made a statement to the effect that his resignation was caused by the adop tion of measures in which he could not concur. He would say, however, that though he did consider these measures prudent, they did not necessarily tend to bring about War. Lord Beaconsfield replied that it was his duty to say that in consequence of the belief of the Gov ernment that the Congress would not be held, and. the hopes of rectifying the disturbed balance of power on the Mediterranean had ceased, it was the duty of the Ministers to consider what steps should be taken to pre vent impending mischiefs. They had there fore advised her Majesty to avail herself of the services of her reserve foroce. A message to that effect would be laid before Parlia ment. He was sustained at the present mo ment by the confldence that the policy of the Government recommended to her Majesty would tend to the maintenance of her empire, the freedom of Europe and the greatness and security of the country. [Cheers.] LOsNON, March 29 -In the House of Com mons to-night, lon. Gatborn Hardy, Secre tary of State for the War Department, reply ing to various questions, said it was necessary to call out the frst class of the army reserve, numbering about 130,000, and the militia re serve, which wats between 20,000 and 2tk0,00. The Queen's message to that effect would be presented probably on Monday. This wonid be followed by a proclamation calling out such of the reserve forces as might be required. The Englieh government storehocses are so crowded with warlike stores already that it has been found necessary to engage storage in private warehouses. TcRKEY.-Fifty thousand Turkish troops are now enoamped in the plains of Bouykders, and there are ,u battalions on the lines defending Constantinople. Osman Pasha is appointed Commander in Chief. The sanitary commission bare arrived at Erzeroum from Titlie. They found 20.000 corpses buried two feet under ground, frozen, but not decomposed. The commission are de liberating whether to cremate the corpses or use quicklime. The typhus is raging among the Russian troops in Bulgaria. JAMAICA.-Eingiton, March 21 -Troops and war material are being got in readiness for transport to England. The war material is to go by the steamer Mersey, now loading. THREE HUNDRED PERSONS DROWNED.-The British naval training ship Eurydice, off the Isle of Wight, was capsized in a gale and of the 3300 persons on board only live or six were saved. UNITED STATES. WASHINGTON.-In the Senate, on the 25th Senator Howe made a seven hour speech de nouncing the administration. He was par. iticnlarly severe on Carl Schurz and Judge Whittaker, of New Orleans. As Howe is a Re publican and denounced a Republican admin istration, the Democrats did not interfere in the family quarrel. No other Republicans Sspoke. * In the House the tariff bill was reported L from the Committee of Ways and Means, and by a vote of 137 to 114 was made the special order in Committee of the Wholefor the 4th' of April, and from day today until disposed of. A GREAT INDIAN WAR BItRWIOG -Unoficial but trustworthy information from Fort Walsh confirms the recent story of a large confeder ation of hostile Indians in that vicinity. Sit ting Bull and Spotted Eagle have been rein forced by lodges from the Missouri River agencles, including Red Cloud's, and it is now estimated that there are now from 5000 to 7000 warriors within a hundred miles of Fort Walph. Some of these bands have been seen by Gen. Miles's sconts. The savages are very restless and are under constant sorveillance of of a too limited force of Canadian mounted polioe, who evidently anticipate trouble. At a council the laest week in February, the Indians resolved to resist the buffalo law, and Sitting Bull counseled moderation towards the Canadians, but breathed defiance against the Americans. His force is well armed and splen didly equipped and could probably be aug mented to 10.600 moon, in which oase a vigor ous summer campaign would be probable. Haves' TITLE TO THE PRESIDnNCY TO DE CON'iESTED.-The Maryland Ioose of Dele gates, by a vote of t6 yeas to 25 nays. on the 2"th, passed the joint resolutions offered by Montgomery Blair on the 19th of Marcb, in structing the Attorney General of-this State to exhibit a bill in the Supreme Court of the United States, on behalf of the State of Mary land, with tho proper parties thereto, setting forth the fact that due effect was not given to the e'ectorial vote cast by this State on the Gth day of December, 197l, by reason of the fraudulent returns made from other States. MISCELLAANEOUS. England isabuyirg cavalry herses in Ken tucky and Illinois. 18000 have already been secured at prices ranging from $15t) to 200. Philadelphia had a $1,000 t000 fire on the 25th. A number of stores on Fourth and Cher ry streets were burned. Letters from India show great excitement over the Eastern question. It is estimated 200.000 volunteers-Moslemrs-could te raised in four mouths to fight against Russia. Drunkenness in England, Ireland and Scotland. On the motion of Mr. I.sley, a return hba just been presented to Parliament setting forth the number of persons arrested for drunken ness in the principal cities and towns of the United Kingdom in the years 1l51, 1861, 1171 and 1976. The return is foill of gaps and breaks, and its value is considerably dimin iebed. For 1871, for which the returns are tolerably complete, we find the following figures. In the principal cities and towns of Ireland - out of every 1000 inhabitants were arrested for drunkenness in 1S71; in the cities and towns of Scotland 55 per 1000. This ex traordinary evidence of Scottish inebriety is an isolated fact. In 1651 the population of the principal cities and towns cf England was 7 667,601, and the number of persons arrested for drunkenness and disorderly conduct was 49,440. The town nopnlation of Scotland in the same year was 9'7,031, or about one eighth of that cf England, but the arrests for drunk enness and disorderly conduct were 50 2c-, or atout -00 more than in England. In 1971 the population of London was eight times larger than the population of Glasgow, and yet the arrests for drunkenness and disorderly conduoot in tho English capital were only 21 214, as against 20.,973 for tLe Scottish city. In other words. Glasgow must have been in~=1aborrt seren timns as drunken a place as London. In the same year, 1-71, the entire town popula tion of Ireland, over 700,000 in all, barely for nished one-third of the number of arrests in Glasgow, with half a million of inhabitants. Even in Ireland the Scotch passion for wtrong drink shows itself, for Belfast in 171, with a population a third less than Dublin, had 300 more arrests. NUMCiER AND PAY O-F TIlE POLICE Ar.I FIr.K MEN O1- NEW YOI:K -Tno estimates of the Police Department, submitted at the begin ning of the year to the Board of Apportion ment, call for the following sums: Salaries of Commissioners and clerks and :tlice expenses ..............................$ I,3 0~0 I uperlitendet ..................... .... 0 4 Inspectors, a: 3.5'i0.................... 14.u(0 S Chieff Surgeon ............ .............. 2.5-i t Surgeonne. t , ,r,,,u, ...................... 27.10J0 3. Captains, at t i lo - .... .................. 14' Sergantos,. t ,l..................... 5'2:.- -41 2,4,i, Patrolmen, at SI 200 ..................... O - - - - 70 Doorrmen. st t)--......................... o, 0 4d2 t3 45,5C10 Similar estimates of the Fire Department arc: Commis:oners, clerks and office expenses.... l 43 4u0 Telegraph It.rce ypay ro4...................... 2, 7"( Repair shop pay.roll.......................... 40,ltsO Burseau of Combur.tibles payroll ............ 12 2- 0 Bureau of Fie Marshal ray-roll ............ 7.20) Superlntendent of Horses pay.r -l" ............ ., L-.) Bureau of Chief of Department payeroll...... i27. 65 foremen, 1,500 ............................ -17.5 0 58 asa:stnt foremen, $t.31air ................. 5 4' 43 engineers af steamers, r 1.3 ............. -,. - 0 41 assistant esngineers of sleamers, *,i5.... 51.,0 r7 tir nmen., $.OJ ............................ '-- - 4,4C 1 :i hoisemen. Volt ............................. I,, en t laddernmen, S l--........................... 400 Total in the two Departments, 31t0 men, drawing annually $4 47n,t,-7,. The talented young lawyer who edits the Pensacola semi-weeky Adrane ,'terms 14 per annum), In a recent number of hls lively paper (wiich is a very excellent advertising medium for New Or:sasl mer. chants) makes the painful admission that " F.crida Is a4ly In want of as insane asylaum." BOSSA IN TOROYITO. His Exciting Experioece Among The Eanucks. GEN. T F. BornKI's CmITICISM OF T11E AFFAIR. New York C. T. A. t. Journal. On the night of the t1th, O'Donovan Restes on the invitation of some Irishmen of Toronto, and against the advice of many more prudent "kirmishers" in New York, such as Trustee len. Thos. F. Bourke and others, went to Toronto to lecture. Before he started there were notifications of a row ; but be went all the same, "if not more so " The result was an enormous uproar in Toronto. There were pitched battles between "Young Britons" and police; greatfdeetrnotion of rroperty, a scene of riot and bloodshed; the muainiog of seventy or eighty persons, ann, it is thought, the losn of many lives. The detai's are sickeninc. The New York papers have colored them up in ghastly fashion for the delectation of Ameri can readers. The lawlessness scems to have been entirely on the side of the fanatical fools called Orange-men : the Irishmen aLd Catholics, thank God, appear to have kept themselves aloof from the scandalous proceed ings. The whole thing is otterly disgusting; it could have occurred in no place on earth ex cept Canada. iessa's part in it has been painted black and ugly by writers known to be hostile to everything Irish ; he is censured severely by men recognized as his own friends and co-laborere. We skip the blatant die tribes of the sensation correspondents and present the story as Roses himself tells it. We append to his the statement of Gen. Thomas F. Bonrke, who shares his labors but disagrees from his views: EOSSA'S OWWN STORY. Being interviewed by a Terald correspond ent at Canandaignu. N. Y., on Wednesday, March 20, Roses is reported to have said : "I reached Hamilton on Sunday and remain ed over night with a friend, Patrick Hlennes soy. While there I was told that if I went to Toronto to lecture I would be killed. I left Hamilton at seven o'clock Monday morning. On approaching Toronto at half-past eleven a. tn., na rirstraatoppedishom efrin e tbhe main station ard a man got on ar.d walked through the cars, apparently looking for earne one. In response to inquiries made by him while the train moved on, O'Donovan Roses was pointed out to him, and he came to me and said : 'I will seni a carriage fur you to come out at this station. If Sou go to the main ,tation a fight nay occur, as several of your friends and seviral Orangemen await yon there ; so it is bettor for you to come out here.' I consented. The train was moving rapidly. He got off fret and I fjllowed. After taking a few steps I fell across a side track, cutting my hand slightly. No further injury. I went in the carriage to the house of a friend, where I resided while in Toronto. The police failed t) discover me though search was made. Friends told me it was prudent to keep in doors and avoid being discovered, for fear of provoking a quarrel. 'The bhalls that had been ergsged were refused.] As a last resource St. Patrick's Hall, with the capacity for 600 peo ple, was engaged. In the evening I walked through four or five thousand Orangemen and into the hail, and delivered the lecture, during the delivery of which all the windows in the building were broken by the crowd outside. AFTrER TH LECTURE came the question how to escape. Reports anefrom-frionde r-tht--Orasngemen tilled the streets, waiting to chastise me. " " ." . My friends prevented. They told me a car riage awaited me six blocks away, and advised me to go alone or with a few friends. As I turned a corner a large stone struck against the shutter of a hoase, glanced against my left side and fell harmless at my feet. On entering the carriage I heard a youngster cry out to an other, ' Tlat is he." - * Before going three blocks thirty or more men tathered and made a rush upon the carriage. Tue driver of the carliagehad put up t:he windows; appre hending danger to myself and two compan ione. As the crowd came ouon one side we jumped througn the carriage windows on tee other without opening the door. " * I got on the foutpath and walked to thb: correr, fol lowed by a crew of Orangemen. "STONE HIM." I heard a man cry out. ''Stone him : store him!" aad others repeated it. One of my companions from the carriage, and a friend on the street. ran ahead ancrtedl: ''There he is, stone him !' This led the Orangemen away from mre. In the meantime my other compan ion turned, and by a devious course through the Orange quarters of the city, six miles or more, found his way to the house where I was stopping. The Orangemen finding I had es caped them,commenced fighting the police " " I had instructed friends not to commit vio lence, and in all the meTer no Irishmen struck a blow. Had I been touched blood would no doubt have been shed, as my friends were pre pared to defend me. If Lord Dofferin would for a time forego the nominal government of Canada-nominal because he cannot restrain those people whose own friends are fiends and devils-the Irishmen of Toronto would very soon bring those people to their senses. OGEN. BOURKE'S STATEMENT. General Thomas Francis Bourke, one of the Fenian exiles, and a trustee of the "Skirmish ing," or "'National" Fund, was found at his office Wednesday afternoon by a Berald re porter, who asked him to communicate his opinion as to O'Donovan Rossa's expedition to Toronto, and the disturbances that resulted from it. "I am very sorry that Rossa went to Can. ada. Snobh occurrences do no good to any one, and they do a thousand irjuries to the Irish cause. * " Many of his friends exerted themselves to ipdooce him to stay away. I my self said to him : 'Rosesa, you will make ;100 by going ; I will give you $100 to stay at bhome.' Of coarse none of his friends have any means of checking him except by argument. We are fellow-workers with him, but that gives nus no means of restraining him from doing foolish things of this sort. On the other band, he was obstinate; he had formed the determination to go and be went in spite of all opposition. *" We do not think that Rossa's speaking there could do any good to Ireland, and each ecandalons scenes bring the :naso into disrepute. Besides, Roe-.s haa given enough foundation for all attacks on aim to make them doubly dangerous to the s:ane with which Le is identified" n:OSSA'S PRINCIPLES. "Does Roses, then, hold principles that )ther prominent Irish nationa:ists do not agree with !" "He has published in connection with the >rganization of this '8kirmniebing Fund' let. ere addressed to himself, and various docn menis by himself, which express principles in which other prominent Irishmen-as, f.,r in ,tance, thepresent trustees of the fond-have no sympathy. e has talked of and counte nanced others in talking of dynamite, giant powder, and all seneuh explosives, as means of -ujurtn, Englsed. He has talked of the de struction of cities, and arsenals, and cdmmerce without any regard to the rules of modern warfare or the restraints of modern ideas. All this talk is both foolish and im moral, and no one symp'thises with it except sone ignorant persons who do not know any better. The other trnstees of this fund do not hold such opinions. GEN. IrOURK.E'H OWN EXPERIENCE. "Is it on account of his extreme notions that the people of Toronto have each a special aversion to Rossa 1' "Yes. Mr. T. C. Luby lectured in that city not very long ago, and I myself lectured there two weeks ago. We both had very large audiences; we were well received by the en tireIrish ti ap-ostion-ofthe- , wro experienced not the shade of oppositiou from the Oraogemen. Many of these were present at my lecture, and did not even make any signs of disapproval. One Orange geutle man, a member of the Canadian Parliament, was on the platform, and expressed himself pleased with my remarks. Any moderate and ,ensib'e man can go to Toronto and speak there with as much freedotm as he can in IIoboken. The Orange party there hate Rossa specially uecacse of his expression of outrageous opin ions, and becanse they think that he is a dangerons man to allow to speak to an Irish andienco in Toronto. They think that he might do harm among their fellow citizens, and they have no respect for him, both on an. count of his holding such notions and because they think he cannot give any good reason for them." LOSSES, CAPTCHES AND HOBRRORS IN THE LA TE WAR. Official returns state that the Russian losses in killed and wounded during the late war amounted to 19,304 officers and men. Among these were ten Generals killed and eleven wounded. One Prince of the Imperial family and thirty-four members of the higher nobility of Russia fell on the field of battle. Of the wounded, 36; 24 are already perfectly recov ered, and 10,000 more will be able to leave the hospitals daring the next few weeks. The proportion of killed and wounded to the total number engaged was very large, one out of every six men who went into action being eiter injured or left dead on the tield of bat tl. In the great actions of the late Franco. German war the proportion of killed and wounded to men engaged was very nearly the earle, being one-e.xth in the battles of Worth and Spicheren, and one eighth in the battle of Mare-la-Tour. The returns also show that one out of every eleven wounded men received into the Ressian hospitals died front the t SIcts of the icjciries received. During the whole cOtn paign only two men were punished wrh deatb; one for the crime of desertioo, the other for robbery, accompanied with violence. On the other hand, iwu 00 rewards were given in toe form of decorations, promotions, or awards of money, the Eighth Corp-, which so long held and defended the Suilhka Pass, receiving the greattest proportion. From recently published ofliiial retrrns it appears that between the day on which war was declared and the signing of the armistice, the Russian army of the Danube captured 1:, pashas, 113,000 officers and men, 0CC guns of different calibres, 9 ,6J0 tents, 140,200 moskets, and 24.000 horses. In addition, '.i0 O',) small arms, yataghans, and pistols were taken from Turkish irregular troopse, and also I 1.'90 lances and daggers. The Russesian army in Asia captured during the war fourteen paoshas and :.,,'200 otti aere and men. (Cc" guns, 1,000O tents, 42.0") m.ketns, 1t,000 horses, and immense stores of ammnlni tron and provisions of all kinds. The number of firearms and miscellaneous weapons taken from the Asiatic irregular troops of the Porte was also, it is stated, exceeding'y largo, but no details are given. The Serviani troops also ac quired a large booty during the short time they were er.gaged, their trophies being returned as 23a- gonl, 10,000 markets, and :37 standards, be sides ammunition, provis.ons, and horses. Four Polish doctors were hanged by the Russians at Sophia. The Turks left the town on the approach of the Russians in anob haste that they had no time to remove their wound ed; these 'emained in the military hospitals under the care of five doctors, who trusted in the Geneva Convention to protect them. All the doctors referred to were Poles, but four of them were Austrian subjects, And none of them had taken up arms against Russia. They form ed part of the sanitary department of the Tur kish regular army, and had been permitted to serve in it by their respective Governments. Three of them, doctors of the Cracow Univer sity, were at onoe thrown into prison. The fourth, Dr. Gebhardt, was supposed from his name to be a German, and he was employed for a few days as surgeon to the Russian wounded; but soon after the Russians discov ered that he also was a Pole, and he was aso nordingly sent into prison with his comrades. In vain did he prove that he was an Austrian subject, that his elder brother was secretary to the Supreme Conrt of Justice at Vienna. and that be could not have taken part in the Polish insurrection of leG3, as he was then lonly 13 years old. He and his three colleagues were taken to a public square in Sophia and there hanged. lne fifth aector, M. Czerwinski, for tunately possessed an English passport, and this saved his life, the British Consul having interfered energetically on his behalf. Dr. Czerwinski was present at the exeontion, and brought the terrible news to Dr. Gobhardt's brother at Vienna. GIldANT IN JERUSALEM. loW THIIE EXPReSIDENT WAS WEL.COMED- IRELIC3 OF THE CRUCIFIXION. J. Roase:l Young'a Letter to the New York Herald. SThe valley passes away. We ride about a mile through a suburb, the highway lined with people. Tne General passes on, with bared lead, for on both sides the assem bled multitude do him honor. We see through the mist a mass of domes and towers, and true heart beats quickly, for we know they are the domes and towers of Jerusalem. There are ranks of soldiers drawn in line, the soldiers presenting arms, the baud playing, the colors falling. We parsed through a inarrow gate, the patr that Taucred fore d with his orsus ders. We pass under the ale l o tie r ýrot David, and the flag thart i iate from the pole on the coneulate tell ons that our journey is at an end and that wv are within the walls of Jerusalem. We sat out in the afternoon to walk over the sacred places, and our fs-t walk was along the Via DoloroRa. Soime of us had stolen away in the morniung before the ceremonies be gan to walk over the street consecrated to Christirnity as the street over which Jeansus Christ carried Itis Croes. I am living within five minutes walk of Calvary. I look at it in the morn'cg from the terrace near my chamber door-a fair rounded dome, high in the air, covering the spot upon whicr our Saviour suffered. We psts from our hotel on Mount Zion through a narrow, dingy street paved with jagged cobble stones. We make our way with sonme diflculty. We stumble and slide rather tban walk. We pass beggars who cry for alms, workmen at various industries, mer chants se:::n' their wares, camels and asses and beasts of birden. We tarn into a covered way suand slide and stumble along, and we are on the Via lojloroas. The irest place pointed out is the Coptic Monastery. IHere Christ sank ander the we;ght of tbo Croo. We are going do.wn the hill which IHe ascended. We camei to the ruins of the Itoepice of the Knights of St. John. Here is where Jesi audressed the women who followed hinm. We wind around the corner and follow the narrow, slippery way. He!re we are at the house where JAs"is fell for the second tiri:e. A few steps farther, and we are at the h', io and tomib of Veroli;ca, who wiped the blood from His holy brow and left Ilia image on her napkin. We descend a sliplpery path, and at the c:,r ner is the house agm!nst which Cbirst leaned, overcome by agony. You see a dent in the stone. Th'- dent was made by the band of our Lord as lie stretched it out to support li:a burden. It is sniooth and dark with the kisses of millions of believing :lps. The next house it that of Dives, the rich man. At this corner Simon of Cyrene took the oc(ss and carried it a part of the way, for wh.ch good deed his name hecame immortal. In front of the hooer of Dives is a stone, and over it a hovel. Tne hovel was the house of the beggar, the stone is where he sat in quest of alms, and under this arcaway where we now stand and look at the rich man's house, Jeans stood and pronounced the parable which you will htie in the sixteenth chapter of lake. Here the road makles another bend and we paeas a broken co!,lun that mcst at one ti:re have been a stately monument. This colurn broke where Jesas sank up,on it, and the th sure is clear and deep. We keep on until we come to a church, a bright new church, with an arch overhanging the street. TI:s is the Church of Ecoe Hlomo. It was here or hereabouts that the road to the cross began. There is a barracks on the cite of Pilate's judgment ball. We go into the cbhurch, a sweet faced sister opening the way. B,hlnd the altar is an arch, and under this arch Pilate etood when he delivered over Jeans to the Jews and weshed hae hands of in nocent blood. Itere, in an enclosure, wasthe whipping, the crowning with thorns, the decoration with the purple robes, and here, also, Jesse took up the cross which lie carried to Calvary. We can readily see as we retrace our way up the Via Dolorosa that it most have been a rough and weary road to one rent and torn and bleeding and orushed under the cruel bar den of the cross. Even to ns-free as we are -wasfareri. in fall possesaion or our faculties, it is a tedious task to climb the hill of Cal vary. Why United Italy's Home Minister was Fore" to Lasign. 0ow MAlIttul i Mti W L.GALIZED.I IN rrALT. Reme, .lfarc~ :.-Signor Crispi, the Home Minister, end previ iasly the President of the Chamber of Deputaes, has resigned. This step weas announced in the omra.. uewapapers on the morning of the 7th of March, the day of the opening of Parliament by the King. The reason for Crispt's resignation was the econdal cansed by his roeent marriage, which was mor ally, if not legally, an aedacions and disreput able bigamy, perpetrated in a manner which made the fact still more disgraceful. In the month of December le.I, Crlspi, a Sicilian. married in Malta, with due ecclesiastical for malities, a certain Rosalia Motmas ,n, a Savo yard and a subjec; of the King of Piedmont. The witnesses to the marriage were Signora Dara and Tamaio. Crispi was then an exile and under sentence of death for political of fenses, and was, therefore, enable to register his marriage in the office of the consul for the King of tbe two Sicilies. But the marriage was registered in the Sardinian consulate at, Malta. Crispi and his wife lived many years together, and were always received in soclety. Signora Crispi was a noted patriot, and fol lowed her husband to the feld, sharing in all the discomforts of the Oartibaldian campaigns. She accorupanined him also in the expedition of the Mille, and for her valor receivod a medal and a pension from Government, which was paid to her as Rosalie Crispi. lcr hue band drew this pension for 11 years as her legal procurator. The Crispi pair lived some years in Turin. and when the capital was transferred to Florence they went to live in Florence. When Prince lninbert and Marga rite were married Signor Crispi brought his wife Rosalie to wait upon thu bride, and when Princess Margarita saw the medal on the breast of Signora Crispi she congratulated Sig nor Crispi on the p,sseseaion of uoch a spouse, h t 1-h t all Itlian wi a were as brave and as loyal. King Victor Em manuel used frequently to ask after the wel fare of his cosiatrielre and his "fellow country woman." But at last the oongugal felicity of Crispi and his wife was interapted, and Crtspt left her, givir.g her a monthly allowanoe for her support. tie then formed an illicit con nection with a woman of inferior status ib life, by whom he had a dangliter. This woman, named Philomena llar:ugallo, was united to Crispi in marriage in the month of January last, in Naples. The marriage was solewanteed in a private house, owing to the illness of the lady, and by the civil rite only. The usual publications req -ired by law were dispensed Pith through the cocrtesy of the authorities, 'who, it may be enpposed, were not anxious to dispute the assertions or thwart the wishes of the all-powerf.l llouie Minister. One of the witnesses to this s,.coud marriage ha punblished a declaration stating that he was deceived into signing the documents by Crispi. Much sympathy is felt for the Grat wife, who was astonnded when she heard of the conduct of her husaband. She would have at once taken legal proceedil:g to defend her rights but that she fearel the lose of the al lowance given her by her hnibanld. The scan dal was indeed great, and thie impudence of Crispi seems extraordinary. It ieen Margarita was insulted by this act of tie Kings llome Minister. Yet for weeks Cr;.li braved the storm, and refosed to d!o ti e only act which could exculpate the Cou:t l;uii, crmuipicity in :;e. scandal-namely, to ri sign. to was acte ally present at Court at the irvestt,rre of King lHumbert wt.the tG( rter, rnd attendeda Council of Ministers on the i.h of March, and iii this Council he wae forc.o.l to iv I,, resig nation. This Crispi attair do, nsa atn il alone as an isola'od instance of MtbAnteural immor ality. The Minister of lirace ae"d Justice, Hig nor Mancini, was to have introduced a bill to facilitate divorce and the question of civil marriages has acquired fresh importance from this Crieli business. The only legal mode of marriage at present in Rome is that performed in the c:uapuiughol by the Sy:.di c or acting Syndic ard his deputies. It is e~l cialent to marriago before a registrar in EKg and, and is about as respectable. The officias, whose turn it may be to solercnise a marriage attends In the mce, attired in evening dress, with a couple of clerks also dressed tn white ties and white kid gloves, and with an usher, who dons for the occasion, gloves of white c,otton. The ceremony is gone through with comical gravity. The happy pair, with their witnesses, uiake the accustouied responses, aseorances, and the municipal councillor delivers a brief harrangue on the civil d ties of the marriage state, which is listene.d to by the p1rtics con cerned with a suppressed t:tter, aed by the clerks with official decorum. t'e runicipal councillor who performs the cermo:y may be a man w.ose own matriumocial antecccldnts may be. to use the (Gladstonian torum, uon:pak able. It is all the same to the spousce, woo, if they be in elevated society, may have t.c:r weddnug announced :n the papers as ierf ,rmed by, for example, Lake Leapuldo Tlr!ul.a, or ',y srime other municipal msgr'ate whose wife rmay be a second S:gnora Cr'ar!. Of course p*otle with lax notions of the marriage riteare satisfied wuth this sort of r,:ng, but religions persons, or persons with tolerably decent no *ions of propriety, are vexed and shookel at being compelled to appear before such a matri monial tribunal to rerder legal the eoclessasti cal ceremony.