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t B i5W OLs.sA1, lUBDAY, JUNl t, 1 r. 'NERBAL ,#WB ITEMS. .Galveston. Texas, claims a population of 40,000, and Daltlas of 20000 Alexander H. Stepheps bas announoed his determination to stand for re-eleoMon to Con. *OoretaryºSohbrz has abolished *he lunch hour in the Interior Department. His clerks must work steadily from 9 to 4. tine thousand Turkish refougees have been sant to Asia from Constantinople. An immense number remain in a wretohed state of destitu tion. " Roscoe tonkliag and Ben. Butler had a long private ooofereses last Tuesday. It is thought possible that this means trouble for Hayes, as they are both oppoeed to the Administlration, and way hplp the Democcrats in the inlestiga iJon now progressing. On the 27th nlt., atSavannah, Gov. Colquit reviewed the colored soldiers consisting of seven companles, which ino'uded one com pany each from Macon, Augusta and Atlanta. Ia the a(ternoon there was a prisa drill. The prise wal awarded to the Cbhatham Light In. antry of 8avepnab. Ab jt 5000 people wit uesssd the outltest. Elam Potter is pebling a wheeiLarrow from Albany to San Franoleso. He wears very log thir and whiskers, and the wheel barrowl gaudily painted, so that his arrival in a village canoes exottement. He goes to a hotel, 'as previosly arranged, and a crowd follows. Business at the bar is brisk while be eteays, and hdget a share of the pfoflt. Tho lay after the papers bad averred that the damage done to Mr. Gladstone's windows had hbean assassed at £3 10.. he received a badly.written letter from a working man en closing the exact sum. The writer said that e ,and his family bad felt so ashamed of the tight honorable gentleman's windowshaving been brokeurbt any one ec:ling himself a wgrkingman that they had soraped together thbsoum to pay for the damage. More co-operative assopiations exist in Paris than is generally supposed. At a recent ban qaest, twenty sooieties were represented, via: Forniture carvers, coachmakers, shoemakers, two societies of workers In tin,.typgrapbhre, musical instrument ugakes, laundry workers, lithographers, spectacle makers, stonecutters, marble worke s, joiners, optioians, house painters, piano makers, tailors, clothing oat ters, and two companies of file makers. Some remarkably low prices were made on the Produce Exchange, New York, on the 20th of May. Mess pork sold at @$40 per barrel for Jane, $8 50 fir July and $8 65 for August. Prime.Western lard sold at $6 75 per 100 pounds for June delivery and $6 80 for all the year. The lowest prioe for mess pork o$ the lit of May during the previous twenty-three years was in 1iJ, when it was $12 62 per barrel, and the lowest price for lard in May. was in the same year, when it was $8 50 et 100 pounds. The Friench Society des Voyages d'Etndes, which has anmong its founders many of the most eminent of French soientists, is at this moment fitting out, for the second time. a -cassel for a voyage around the world. The object is to organizi voyages of this kind for t Instruction and amuse.nent under snoh advan tages as only few private persons would be able to command. The duration of the trip is -tjeven months. The cost cf a cabin occuoled by one person is $920; occupied by two, $640 The numbers are limited to 60. The vessel sails Juno 30. The efforts to restock American rivers with that excellent fish, the salmon, are attended with most gratifying results. A century ago they were as common in the Atlantio coast rivers as they yet are in those of the northern Paclfic slope, but belod, unprotected they were gradually caught out until none remained. Three years ago the Delaware was restooked with tiem, and within a week a dozen SAe ones have been taken weighing twelve pounds pjiee. The same result has been reached in %beConnecticut. Now let the law against tak ing them in shad nete be enforced, and let them remain unmolested for a few years, and salmon will become as plenty and as cheap as any other kindef tlhb. Baltimore Goetti, ' mnst be striking'pay dirt' More than a year ago he asserted in a speech in the presenos of Mr. Boutwell, ex Secretary of the Treasury, that fir years a forced bal ance had been made to the books in the Trea sory Department, and that adisorepanay of at least two hundred .illton dollars existed. Mr. Bontwell made no reply. Mr.'Davig was after ward placed in oharA f a select odmmittee to overhaul the b,0ks and accounts of the Trea. sury. On Friday be arose tin the Ibhato and asked leave to have his gommittee sit duriog recess. In the course of his rematks he said that the fact would be fully established that a Sdeficit of two hundred million dollars or more did exist in the Treasury acoording to their fown books. This is the kind of investigation that investigates." The Cologne Gasette estimate the army wbiohlblusia can placo in the field at present at 600,00J men. This strength may be main tained, but cannot be increased. The Russian forces now in European Turkey and Roumania amount to. twelve and a baif army corpse 312.000 men. About 100 000 men meat be em ployed fr the ooonpation of Aelsati Torkqy; so that only seven and a balf army corpe -187 500 men-remain still disposable. In case of war with England the Roselan troops could not be withdrawn from Turkey and Ron. mania. The dilposableseven and a balf army corps would then be employed for oopLpying the coasts of the Black Sea and the Baltio. Poland and 8t. Petersburg and Moscow, where recent events have shown the pesenose ofsery dangerous elements, would also require strong garrisons. Russie could therefore, in ease of war with England, maintain her positions, but would have no forces-not to speak of an In dian campaign-for taking precautionary measures against Aostria, at whose mercy she would be, ii Austria tesolved on warlike mea By recent rorulations it has been ordered that every oflicer and man of the Austrian forces who shall form part either 'of an army in the tield or of s garrison of a fortress situ ated on the thao:trro of operations, e5all be pro videdl with a o-cAlled "' Licket o identitice tion," and also with a small packet oontaining materials for dressing wounds. The tiket of irdentifiastioo is to contain the name of the mar, his regimental number, his class, place of residence and age. When a man is in hoe pital the ticket is to be hung over his bed, and bhould be die it is to be sent to the headquar tets of the dorps to which he belonged. When men are kiledar.d turid on the hfeld of bat tleq the officer in ehsrtlWe of the burying party jis to carefully collect the tickete ftom the oorpses; and on eaoh a notlfication is,to be made and signed b two wltnesseu that hbe man on whom it wasseound was bufaed. The tickets are then to be sent to the proper autho rities, in order thdt from them the list of killed may bi made out. The packet of ma. teriats for dressing wounds, which is to be carriedi in he tluft troeser pocket by infantry nod in a breast ipocket by eavalry, is to con iain a triaigilar-rhaped qtnzg of light calico, :a bandage o rThe nauo matrial, abouot three inoneas wade and si:e i-t long, cotton wool, and two largo air. 'rour u'<cok .. no , t, - p. m., the doors of the iycuoL a , ,. £,.r i.y i: ros, certer MaglsM eazd St- Andr.w, i, p. , ; or their granP leceptlon tundered the I .; , I r ew rleasl who are so alllous ti ozan, ,," : ;' I'took ,O itlleb dry L0rds nJus ec: reda -,I o-~ i t .,r tu'. low prices. THE BATTLE OF FOt1f'NOY. Celebration of the 'Battle Eve of the trigade" in Chiago. SPEECH OF HOY. A , MORRISON. a O n Fontenoy? On Fontenoy ! like eagles in the son. With'blood plumes the irish stand. The fild-s fought and won I" The "Irish Literary Association" of Chicago celebrated the 133d annlversary of the battle of Fontenoy, on the 10th May, in Greenebaum's Hall, with great eclat The entertaunme pt consisted of an address by Hon. A. L. Morrison ; the recitation of avis' magnificent ballad, descriptive of he famous battle, in glorious style, by Professor McFarland; several humoronus readings by Professor Rudolph; and a grand ball which exterded far into the morning hours. This society has attained for itself a high position among the leter ary organizations of Chicago, its lectures, debates and entertainments being of the very highest order, and always attended by delghted audiences. Its annual bsn quets, which have been held on St. Pat rick's night, for nine successive years, are attended by the elite of the Irish-American regarded as the events of each returning seyon. On this occasion the society cele brated tWe event on the 10th instead of the 11th instant, as the latter date fell on Sat urday, and the members did not wish to extend the amusement into Sunday morn ing. We give the address of Hon. A. L. orrison it full. He spoke as follows : Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlenpen, One hundred and thiyty-three years ago, to morrow,-withina few miles of the barrier town of Fontenoy, on the undu lating plains of the Netherlands,* and on thu north bank of the sluggish Scheldt, one of the great battles of the world was fought. On that decisive and disastrous day, the rampant lionk of England in glor simsly bit the dust, and the lillied banner of France floated in haughty and pudis puted supremacy above the terrors of the battlefield. The glorious old "Irish Bri gade," composed of the infantry regiments of Lally, Roth, Bulkeley, Berwick, Clare, and Dillon, an4 the cavalry of Fitzjames, commanded by Lord Charles O'Brien, Earl of* Thomond, Lieutenant-General and Marshal of Fraqce, formed a part ef the victorious army. It is to celebrate this defeat of our ancient enemy, to commemo rate the heroic deeds of those intrepid Irish warriors, and to lay on their honored graves theimmortelles of our undying love and affection, that we, their admiring kinsmen, have assembled here tonight. The history of the world,-chequered as it is by an infinite variety of ever-chang ing incidents,-presents no parallel to the career of the gallant Irish eiiles who, during the closing years of the 17th and the entire of the 18th century, displayed such soldierly qualities in the service of France. For the benefit of such of my audience sa may not be conversent with the history of these stirring times, I will cast a rapid glance at some of the causes which led to these strange and unique emi gratioes. In the year 1690, James Stuart (the fourth of the unhappy line of Scottish, monarchs, called to the English crown nupon the death of Eisabeth. the last of the iron Tpdore,) wra expelled from England by his rebelliops subjects, and his son-in law, William, Prince of Orange, was called in to fill the vacant throne.' A large por tion of the Scottish Highlanders, and the entire Irish Catholic population, remained tune to the waning fortunes of the exiled monarch and sustained along and exhaust - log war in his- behalf. William was at this time the recognised leader of apowcr ful alliance of the kings of Europe, who had banded themselves together to tesist the aggressive spirit o@ Louis XIV. of France, and subsequently taintained a struggle of'many years duratibn, which is known in history as the war of the Spanish Succession, the cause of which was this : In the last years of the reign of Charles II. o4 Spain, there were no less than three aspirants to the monarchy ; Philip, Duke of Anjou, Dauphin of France, and grand son of Louis XIV. being the nearest in point of birth, was named in the roll of the dying king as his heir; and, in the warf which ensued to prevent his accession 'to the Spanish threne, the "Irish Brigade" largely participated. Thus James and Louis were naturally flung together and formed an alliance, offensive and defensive, witheach other. The Earl of Tyrconnell, James' Irish Viceroy, raised, according to some historians, 100,000 men ; but, as their equipm nt was to be aseomplishbed by the private ontributions of the Irish loyalists, It followed tharthe means were found en tirely Inadequate, and the result was that the troops were badly organised and badly armed. An arrangement was then entered into by which Louis was to send 6,000 armed veterans to Ireland, in exchange for a like iumber of Irish recruits; and the same fleet which brought the Freuch troope under General Lansan carried back 6,000) of the very flower of the young men of Ireland under the chivalrous Jilatin McCarthy, Esrl of ,Monontcashel. The services rendered by thts small but brilliant contingent soon eclipsed the fame of the most celebrated veteran corps in the best armies in Europe. After the capitulation pf Limerick, when that heroic garrison marched oat with all the honors of war, "with colors flying, bands playing, sword in hand, muaket on shoulder, cannon un timbered, and matches lighted," the option was given them to disband and return of their homes, take serviceJn the armies of William or those of Louis XIV. It Ls not necessary to tell you their choice,-that almost unanimously they chosethe latter; and soon with hearts torn with anguish, and eyes blinded with tears, cursing the fate which doomed them to hopeless exile, they embarked upon the French fleet, and departed from home and friends and native laindt for ever. The number thus expatri attd, according to Padre McGeoghegan, the dietinguishid lhistorian and chaplain of the I)llgade, was 19,1050 men; and the oflicial report of tbeir numbqlr and rgani ration, altrer the peace of Ryawich, in 16;97, six years sfter their departure from Ireland, as taken from tae arclives of the French War Department, by O'Callagban, was a" nllows: INFANTRY. Batlallons e n CLare's rlegment .................. 3 01 Dillon's Re gimmt ..................... 3 1,013 Guard'. Re g mmet ..................... U 1.341 Queen's Re gsment ..................... 1 .34 Marine Reaeim.nt ............... .. 1.34t Lt m ok. ..................... ....... .. 1,34 U aroi e d ............................ 1 3141 Dublin. 2 1,319 Athlone .............................n. 2 1,342 C iaootrte .............................. 1 67a King's Dismounted lragoons.......... 1 Queen's Dlismounted Dragoons ........ 1 Three Independent Companles........ s CAVALRY.- 6 1C41 First Troop. Hor Guards ................... 101 Second Troop. lrde Guard s............... 1 King's Rega ent. two equedreon ......... ....: Qieea'a Regiment, two tl nasdron ............. J 79 15 3MS These regind ents were kept constantly recruited by all the daring young spirits who preferred toil and wounds and death in a foreign land to degradation and serf dom at home, until fully 40,00(0 men had fought and died in the service of France. " Oh, Heaven how many sleep afar unmindful of three strains;, Tired wanderers who fell saleep on euope's battle plains In fierce, strong buadlong Aht they fell, as ehips ge down in storms - They fell, and human whirlwinds swept above their shattled forms.- No shroud rat girdry wrapped them round, no requiem had they But the wandering windr and the heavy clouds.-poor exiles far away ! ' The temptation ia strong to follow the fortunes of thee "fiery bands" which ashed such imperishable lnstredn the Irish race -toshow you their light-hearted daily in camp, their steady enduranc on the e long, weary march, ane their wild, dashing, headlong valor in the field ;-to relate how they fought and bow they fell,-ever firat In the advance and last in the retreat,-at Alcoy, Alcyrus, Alman.z, Altenheim, Bar celona, Bergen-op Zdom, Blenheim, Ba lumata, Cassano, Castiglione, Dudenhoven, Dunkirk, Fonteooy, Friburg, Hocketedt, Loffeldt. Lundem, Landen, Luzarro, Man stricht. Malplanqet, Neiluzzo, Phillipsburg, Bamillies, Rosbach, Spire, Saragossa, Schellenber, Foonlon, Fournay, Villavici osea, and many other well fougrat battles in Europe; and at Eoatache, Savarnah and Yorktown, in the war of the American Revolution. But time forbids, and I can pause bat a moment to reilae the ever glorious ldeath of their illustrious chief, the type of sol dierly honor, the mirror of chivalry, tihe truest of the true and the bravest of thi brave, "tile cavalier sans pour et sans re proehe," Patrick Sarsfleld, Earl of Lucan and Marshal of France; how, when he alil, at Ionden, in the very foreirout of battle he was raised, "unhelmed and dying," to cast his last look on earth, his glazing eyes beheld the broken rear of William's army, overwhelmed and broken by his own vic torious troops, and his ears heard the exul tant shouts of triumph a they swept, like a tornado e f destruction, across the blcody field. And then, as a faint gleam of joy passed over his pallid face, as his battle bronzed veterans laid him gently down, he pressed his hand to his gallant breast, and feebly raised it up filled with his heart's beat blood-then, raising his eyes to Heaven, exclaimed-"On GoD! THAT THISt WAS FOR IRELAND !" Glorious, sublime words, which will yet be written in letters of gold, "When Eriniws free and her fetters are b:oken." Oh ! my countrymen, surely soldier never died a nobler death than this. But here permit me to make a short di gression to reply to an assertion, as ungen erous as it is uLjust, which our enemies are never tired of repeating:--viz., that the Irish soldieB never fights In the cause of Irglaud as in fmnrei n service; and to to one celebrating the acnivcresry of Fon tenoy, because it was nriot fought for Ire lai.d. Lit me remind these mendacious critics that, from the landing of Earl Strongbow in 1172, to the embarkation of the garrison of Limerick, in 1790, an al most incessant warfare was kept up against the invaders, that nearly every field in the island has at some time been a field of bat ile; ilitit no single generation, even till now, has pashed from earth wibuat making its ow n bloody protest agains thetacarsep rule of the Sassenach ; and that the clans men who met the Norman pirates of Henry II. did not hate them with any more bitter or inveterate hatred than we loathe and detest the English robbers; and " From age to agoe consuming, It will ala a qunhob lees fire; And the son wll thirst and burn still more fiercely than the sire. By our sooiwe, songs and battles-by oromleaohae rdthe and towers - By sword and chain, by all the slain, between your race and ours, By naked glalrves and }awning graves and oeisnbe] tears and gore. Till battle's a td wash out in b'ood your footsteps frets the shore." Now let us see whether there is any good reason for celebrating the splendid achieve. ment of our Irish Brigades. From the ancient 'days, when the clear beams of history are obscured by the myths and mists of anti quity, down to all the parsing ages to our times, a ceaseless contest has beep custain ed, between tIhe hirelings of despotism on,the one hand, and the soldiers and martyrs of freedom on the other. Greece, young, prod, and beautiful, resplendent with the glories of her luminouacivilization,-when threat eped with annihilation by the barbaric in vasfliCa of Persia, arose in her might, like her own linervae, springing aimed cap a pie from tile brain of Jove; and, at Man tinna, Salamis, Thermnopyio and Marathon, smote the power of the ihvsder and drove his scattered hosts in wild terror back acroas the stormy watersof the Hellespont. Swiltzerland, the child of the avalanche and the storm, perched away up amid th rugged fastnesses of the snowy Alps, ri-r sisted to the death the licentious brutality of the stolid Austrian, and from the midst of thef serried speara. rescued full and ample freedom, which BUa been guaranteed and secured to her amidall the wars and mtatlins of six hundred years. Poland, the twin martyr of'Irelaud, though rent piece-meat by the savage pelicy of h* ruthless conquerors,--time and again ha flung her naked, bleeding breast against the bayonets of her relentless foes, until crippled, exhausted and almost dying, she fell on the crimson snows of the field of Eldus, in the midst of hier slaughtered children, and surronu.drd by tte coneuine inRg flmes which wapped in ruin be; inalaces and temples; nnd' Holles for a ssneon. beds te nrl, fCr,,l: And rtt, ot'u 1n shrltLken whii Koeclunko ful"ll Aticrica.--our own glorions Rnpublio - bero.io, Io'iuoible and frse.--antinnpnting the time when her jalore would l,;nd fast her free bhrn litobe,--aroe in her indiguapt mgbt, Jlke a yinug echanel d1gant, and af~'r Seven years of are s~4 sword, with a mighty sweep of her mailed arm, drove the conquered Briton for ever from her emansopated shores. All there nations, whether victoriousor van quished, fought their battles eat within their own borders. I know of bat Cea exceptibn to this rnr, a4d it is fornished by- our own on oonquered ice. I"fter as desperate and pro longedstrogg easever distinguished an invad edpeople,--jstaftersustaininga oelanddis astrons defeat, when liberty was Mgi, and all the holy aspirations of freedom were stamped out beneath the iron heel of English tyranny * when hope itself bad led their desolated homes, and dark gloom fell like a death pall over their stricken land; in the presence of an ever-vigUant and sleepless tyrant, who das tard-like kept watch and ward over the wild throbbings of their hearts-even then, in that supreme moment of despair, these nnconquer ed souls sternly refueed to bow to the yoke of of the roffian freebooters and,biddingdefiance to them and fate, Sang themselves thirsting for vengeance on thetrack of the destroyer, and with the magnanimous gpndrance of the flop and the deadly spring ofthe angry tiger, tot: through their scprlet ranks, unlntg at death and weloeming bounds if either as re warded by the defeat of "the felon flag of Eng land." Aye, it is a felon flag as ever waved from pirate's mast or pirate's castled crag. Nay, my brothers, shall w be told that hero ism so tenaclous, so unselfish, so sublime, is not dperving of our eternal remembrance t or that it is not worthy of becoming the inspiring theme of poet, psiotir and historian ? Let the sneering soiofer at Ireland and her race vent his flthy bile ; let the cold-blooded, Anti-Irish "West Briton' defame thd gallant race whose disgrace it is to have produced so vile sasitiff; yet while 'one sprig of shbamrock bloomeon an Irish green hill eide" the names and the deeds of our heroes shall bo fondly and tenderly cherished among the most precious memories of our darling mother's heart. BRt it is hi h tita to adanna no IPntenoy The year 174 5found Franoe at war with Eog land and her allies-Austria, the German Slates, and the Netherland. The campaign opened by the investment of Tournay, in the. early part of April. The Duke of Cumberland, afterwards called "the butoher of Collodon," in command of the allied forces, marched to raise the seige. Cumberland's army, as giveo by an English contemporary writer, named Bolt, was made up as follows:-22.000 Dotch, 21000 British, 8 000 Austrians, and 2,000 Han overians, making a grand total of from 53,000 to 56.000 men, aLd said, by English historians, to be the finest troops in Europe with all their corps complete. 'he afw lMarshal Saxe amounted to some 64.000 men; babea 18.000 were actively engaged in proseoutiog the siege of Tonrnay, and 6 000 more were detached to unard the bridges of the Soheldt, there were not more than 40 000 men left to meet the Allies' army in the field. Saxe however, re solved to blook the road to Tourney, and trust to the bravery of his ventrans and his own ex perience to make up for the disparity in num bers. So matters stood on the eve of the great battle. Sexe, with the genuine sagacity of the trained soldier, selected an advantageous position, and forced his enemy te fiAht him on tis own ground. Let me try to lay before you the plan of battle. Fancy that where I stand is the centre and headquarters of the French position, which is on egentle enqinence, on the north bank of the Soheldt, which flows imme diately in the rear, crossed at bhat point by the bridge of Callone which is gdkrded by a strong fete de pont. Toe ground in front de scends into a little valley, and then rises again in a long, billow-like swell. The position forms two sides of an irregular triangle. The extreme right rests on the Scheldt, at the vil Ilge of St. Antoine, and then extends to the village of Fontenoy, which forms the apex of tbe triangle and oentre of the line, which then stretches away to and in rear of De Barri's wood. At the point where the line of battle rest touches the wood the regiments of Swiss tnards are in position, and immediately on their left is the bivouna of the"Ilish Brigade," and forming the extreme left in rear of the vi' lage of Baomeeroix are posted the regiments of Vesmieox and Normandie. The entire front is protected by redoubts from the river to De Barri's wood. The French biographer of the heroio Count Lally states that the evening be fore the battle, being desirous of inspecting the fi-ld with his own eyee,* be discovered a way from Antoine toF'entenoy which had bieeu faslely cocsidered imfrsotioable and by which. the French position would infallibly be turn ed; accordingly this-way was completely ss co;red by )hree redoob.s and sixteen cannon, to whioh, beyond dispute, the success of the battle wees do. do sas3 a narrative in the correspondeuce of Msrshal Saxe The re donsts were no skilfully plased as to coc verge their tire in a most destr.rc~i'e man ner. AL tbfe close of the evening oi the 10th of May, all was prepared for the terrible cocfioit of tute morrow. During the afternoon the losg, heavy masses of the enemy's columns began to arrive and take up the positions al lotted to themd. The Dutch occupied the right and right centrea and the British, Hanoverians and Austrians the centre and left. Shortly after the arrival of Cuberland an advance was ordered, and the W'renoh pickets were driven in. A heavy artillery firing followed, whigh waxed so warm that Aides were die pastned from the fronttoask instroc'ions from headquarters. Marshal Saxe, who was unable to mount his lsprse from a severe attack of fever, and had retired to his tent to seek sosoe badly needed repose, was listening quietly to tte can dlnade, and replied to the anxious young soldiers who awaited his orders:-. 'The Dnke of Cumberland is ydnog and impetuous, but he bites a file and will soon sb his use less clamor. There will be no fighting till to morrow. Good night, gentlemen; good nightp but keep vigil and watch.:' As he predicted the firing soon ceased, and night spread her sable veirover the slumbering warriors. Alas It to bow many thousands was that the last sleep before the dull, cold sleep of death I The royal camp was pitbched across the Sobelder where, surrounded by a throng of the nobility, the Rlng had passed the night. With the earliest iawn Louts was afoot, anxiously awaiting lo telligence from the Marshal; and scarcely had his artch mkrked 4 o'clock, when an Aide talloped to the royal tent, bare heeded, to in form himthat all was ready and awaiting his arrival. "Mount, gentlemen, mount " said the King; 'and may theGodof battlese mileon our "rauce to-day !" "Aemen '" responded every tongue; and in an instant every saddli is Riled. LotUis led the way, followed by the Dauphiln and representatives of every noble loese in France, and presed on rpidly aopes the bridge. As the brMlilant cavaleade gained the brow of the little hill which had been se lested for headquarters, the entire field burst 1 ipon their view; and, at the same inatant, a remendonus rasen of artillery seemed to bshake he solid earth. Saxe, who was borne in an sier litter, was already in the field, and was warmly saluted by the King., The cannonade :ootinued with uonsbated fury until 9 o'olock. I movemgot on the left of the Allies showed ;bat something serious weessbout to be at- i empted. Every eye is turned in that direc- I ion, and soon the splendid liner of the i Dutch infantry (there were no bettgr troops I o Europe) advanced with steady tread egainest the French right, commanded by a he brave Princoe Waldeck. They were al owed to advance until they were within olnt blank range of the Freach re- I loobis when a terrific storm of oannon-shot i ore through their ranks, opening largeghast y gape as the work of destruction continted [ rhe stoutest hearts quailed, and the steadieet [ attalions reeled before that tornado of death; [ ut, after a moment's paune, the ranks are a loeed, nod sgalu the brave columlns advaucers: ut ag iu the iron storm baurtled through t hem, nowing down hundreds of men. At I ast the bugles sounded the recali, and, shat- 1 ered -s they are they retire steadily. Wal- I lock rides through the decimated ranks, cheer- a plg, .ad praising hbe gallant tbough aonlse a oessefl attack; a d, plaiong himself at their head he led them once more to the amesul,. As before, the Frenchb artillerists coolly awaited the advanoe until the Dutch ranks weir even i nearer than before, when a perfect volcano of "rte aelebed fall in their faces, and, at the same moment, a battery of six gnoos which had been planted on the South bank of the river opened on their exposed flanlk. It only needed this to complete the disoomflare of the enemy. Fifty pieces of cannon were playing on that devoted oolumn, ripping it up in every direction. Huoman nature cold do no more nothing short of complete annihilation await ed them; and A rapid retrograde movement was ordered and obeyed. Gen. lugoldeby, on the right, moved simultaneously with the left; but, as it was soomiogly said, " He smelt too long at the physic to have any inolination to /wallow it." His movement was a complete and cowardly failure, for which he was court martialed and dishonorably dismissed the ser vice. At the centre, however. a very different soene was being enacted. Cumberland bad formed asound, oompat oolumn ofhisobhoicest Woope, every man in the ranks beinog a veteran, and numbering 16.,000 men. Davis, in his splen did ballad, places the number of the column at 6 000; and I am really at a los to know how be made sobh a great mistake; bat certain it is that the best authorities concur in fixing the number at the figure I have stated. Leaky, in his "England in the eighteenth century," says: "hbe Dutch gave way at an early hour but the Ebglish and Hanoverians remained firm. and gradually formed into a solid oolumn of about 16,000 men; they advanced through the narrowbpassage whbloh was left between the fortified village of Fonftnoy end the neigh boring woods, fall against the centre of the French." O'Callaghan, in his history of the "Irish Bri gade in the service of France," givs this so "The Duke of Cumberland, whose bravery that day merited the highest euloglom, at the head of a great oolumn of British and Han overians. secompanied by 20 cannon, notwith standing the dffioulties of the ground and the destrcotive cross fire from the guns in the vil lage of Fontenoy and of the redoubt unassal ted by Igodldaby, forced his way lpyond both into the French centre." But to return. This magniflcent column, with its 20 pieces of artillery, skilfully posted in front and on both flanks, and commanded lo person by Lord John Hay, stepped bravely forward to retrive the fortune-of the day. Toe only point in-the French line which seemed pregnable was toe epeso between the wood and Foetenoy ; and en that the column marched with the steadiness cf veterans on parade. Saxe saw at a glance the danger, and took prompt measures to check the advance The regiments of the "French Guards," the ' Swiss Guards." "De Anbeterre," "De Roi," "De Nam hault," "Des Vaieseaux," "De Normandie," the oavalry of the "Garde do Corps." "Gensdar merie," "Carabinierse" '"Ftz James' Irish Horse," were enoeseively marched against that moving fortress; but, in spite of the most des perate and courageous efforts, these men, the very elite of the army, were driven back broken, rooted and dispersed, oarrying demq ralizatton into the very oentre of the position. At the same moment a well timed attack was made by the. Dutoh regiments on the French right, and a sortie in force was attempted by the beleagured garrison of Tourney. Both of the latter movements were repulsed; but still the Eoglisn column moved on as resistless as destiny. At times, when the French lines ap. prosohed, the scarlet uniforms could be seen gleaming in the sunlight; but the next instant as their vollies scattered death around on every side &hey were hid from view by the dark rol. livg clouds of snlphbroue smoke. The nobles crowded around the King, urging him to cross the river and save his royal person from what seemed certain capture and disgrace. Louis,. however, was no carpet knight, and be sternly waved them aside, determined to do or die with his heroio subjects. Asa last resource he ordered his household cavalry to charge the advancing enemy. These magnifiadbt sword res were the favorite troops of the King, were maintained at his own expense, attended the royal person, and were never usneed except in some imminent, deadly extremity. &position in the ranks was regarded as ample reward for years of faithbfnl service, and equal to a oommin.si~o in any otheroorpe; and the offliers were boious of the noubl lood in the realm. IMountec on the finest borses France could pro duce, caparisoned o the most cos'ly uniforms, and inspired by the knowledge that they were goisg to tight under the King's eye ansod for the proection of hisperson, the glitteriog squad rons proudly trotted to the front. Noeer did monarch look upon a more gal. loul arrai n and Louis' anplomed head in bent down in response to their ringoing of er se they swept down the slope. 'Hurrah! the lines are moving. Hark to the mingled Of fife and steed ad trump ath drum and wavertng cnlver.n. Now, by the lips of th(se yoe love. fair gentlemn of F, nce. Charge for the go:den lilies! upon them with the lanoe I" Raxe was raised from his litter to watch the tfftc of the shook ; and every eye is strained almost to bursting, so intense is the anxiety of all who stand on the hill. At last the bu gles round the charge, the trot breiks into a gallop, and every head is bent to the saddle bow to meet the terrific encounter. It looked as if nothing human could resist that deadly outset, and "the very earth soemem to tremble beneath that borrib:ez tush of horis." 8axe and the King exchanged looks of deap mean ing and smiled grimly in anticipation of vio idry. A mingled crash of musketry and can- I non, a deep, heavy smoke, and a moment of fearful salenoe succeeded; but, as the battle, cloud rolled away, a cry of horror burst from every lip, as they beheld the late gallant ranks scattered across the field in most direful con fusion, all seeming of formatidn utterly des troyed, as horses and riders lay piled in ghastly, bleeding masses, through and over whioh the Eiglish column pressed nearer and 'bearer to the King's headquarters Bsxer who had sent orders privately to the officers mmandlug the redonbts on the right to withdt'w and protecot the King, now cursed their tardiness, ,nd re peated the order to disobey at their peril. Had these orders been promptly obeyed, the bloody disaster of Ramillies would have been repeated; botfortunately for Franoo, they were not. The column had now f.rced its way puast the redoubts and Fobtenoy, amd his completely severed the Frenich line; and nothing short of a miracle could prevent s desive E onlish vie. tory. But the mirsole was at hand. Disorder began to prevail around the King, -here. ao coliog to Voltaire, a somewhat tuomultuoe oonncl of war was being held, to make httried preparations to crors the Scbelde. At that last terrible moment, when asil seemed lst-ay when all cwas lost--two horsemen, bareheaded, begrimed with smoke and doust, dashed up, with spars bouried rowel-deep into theircharg ers'reeking fanks. They were theLientenant General Duo db Richeiten, and the gloriousn Count Laly of the "Irish Brigade." The nobles fall to right and left as they dash to where Loluis and Saxe are consultnlog together. Half a dozen words are scarcely spoken when the King turns, grasps Lally by the hand and cx claiimnu,"I t shall be so my hsro,the fate of France is in the hands of the Irish Brigade." Wh - aol ease seewuael to have ~orgotten the important fact, Lsrly rememberdM that four Qannon were yet in resnrve, the onlartillery available, as 1 every other piece was in the redonbtqg ant as s theo olumn was now inside of their ftc it w,es safe froa'theru. Saxe, weak as he wr, sprno, froli his lituer, murntel his horse fr: ihe fi e 1 tinme, aud d~esbed to thbs right to ei,oterrnnd his owa orders respecting th(cvaojas'oc oft Antuine and thebo redou tts. -rwent eolliceis are at onor despatched to rally cvry man to sapport tthe "Irish Brigade,'" and the cannon Sartht bshe Ewe doa W ir Alltb41 detwngthis/1d upboa r pb and dq timbs oldMhs tdfSheBr -si i been obah ng ike ohatied tigers. O, in vengeanoe! was their oehaunoesever to of They could see the ranks of their oo e reeling back, broken and bloody; asd, tOa" lb the wood hid the hated enemy from their ise eight, theycould bear the loud, tauntingoheer y of the British as, one after another, everyregil se ment recoiled before them; and loudly they g cursed the fate which was oheaing them of y their rightful eed of veugeand. Bat amid the wild clamor Lord Clare beheld his ever t faithful Lally standing upright in hise stirrups t waving hise sword. No more was needed to n tell them tbakthe longed for hour had come, r; Oh I yes, glorious exiles, the hoar bad come to o "shame their boasts or prove thegs true, to o show the world whether they were worthy of e of the 3tarrior stock from whloh they sprung; S" More prised than Is the blessing from an agsg - moher'e lip, More welcome tha the haven to the tppest drives d .hip ; i nd dearer than to lover is the smile of gensutle mald SIs that day lonlng sought veongeanes to the swords of the Brigade." Every bill and valley in dear Ireland will t re-echo with joy as the story of this day's fight F is told : and -centuries after their gallant Sbodies have mingled with the dust, their he. g rolt deeds will be the theme of song and story wherever their scattered race sheall sojourn throughout the earth. Now, as the English oolumo was pieroing the very centre of the t French line, and as the Brigade was well to t. the left, with Do Barrt's wood jutting in be. if tween them, it was necessary to maroh by the Sright flank to confroat the enemy; but before a Clare could give the word to form, every maan was in his place; and as the order was given Sto marob, the eager soldiers swept off at a double quick. "Halt: front face;" and the Solumn it formed for action. A scene of wild disorder presented itself to,their astoniehed rank stood to where the British were still a pushing forward, was filled with panio-etrickt en men, flying in every direction to escape the - fearful volleys which swept dawn bundrdei hit Severy discharge, and threateninlg, iu.their ter. ror, to break through the ranks of their friends. Whispers passed along the line that Sthe King, the Marshal, and the Dauphin were olose in their rear, directing and cheering their movement. ; but what cared they if all the monarchs otf earth were there! what, at I that moment, was France and her cause to them! In their front were the bloody Sassen. sachbs, and they had neither eyes nor thoughts Sfor aught but them. Soon the rabble rout had disappeared in the rear, and in full view be. Sfore them warohed forward the unbroken en emy. The Englibsh, who had up till this mo moet filed the air with shoute of victory, were sastounded when they beheld the superb battalhons of the Brigade blocking their path and loud, stern commands of "Halt! halbti' arrested the advance. The four guns come to the front at a gallop, unlimber and pour in two or three volleys at point blank range; and then Lord Clare gave the welcome order to mah. Lally, in frontpof his men, shouted -"March against the enemies of France and yourselves, without firing, until your bayonets are at their bodies." Now, soldiers, exiles, by the woes and memories of frive hundred years, -by the levelled roof.tree and the desecrated sanctuary,-by the axe and gibbet reeking with martyrs' gore,-by the glorfons battle. felad ringing with the slogan of your heroic sirdl,-by the violated maideuand the slaught ered grandsire,-by the orphan's wail and the widow's tears,-by the red Bath of Mullagh. mas and the broken treaty of Limeriok, byThe souls of the mighty dead who hover above you in the rolling battle-eloud,-oharge for Ireland, victory and vengeance ! One ter. rible volley burst forth along the entire Brit ish front, but that volley was their last; for, as the pitiless lead tore through the Irish lines, a mighty roar, which seemed to split the very heavens, burst from the ranks of the Bri gade, as they sprang, like famished wolves, upwards at the foe. Now they are lost to view beneath the heavy smoke, and the sharp, angry clink of steel tells that the bayonets have met. Anu. hark again to that terrific Syell-"Erisalandogeal gobraqh 1" "Vengeance! remember Limerick I Down with thl bloody 8seeuaoh I' Great God ! will that dark our taiu never ride! It is an age since it shut them from our view, and moments are cen turica ! Once more the Irish war-cry drowns fainter up the hill. Hundreds, thousands, are falling, but still the urnuage goes' on. The English, infuriated to find the victory torn from their raspe. fight with stubborn, bull-dog tenacity. The Irish, mad with the pent-up vengeance of their race, rush like furies against the British bayonets and fling their lives away with wild, reckless contempt of death, and animated by hatred and revenge leap upon and through the ranks of the de tested enemy. But see, seo the curtain slowly rolls away and the whole mighty scene is changed. The tremendous English coluapo, broken,'shattered, routed,-has disappeared beyond theoslope; and there, in the midst of tattered flags and captured cannon, on the very hill-top, surrounded by masses of dead and dying,--panting. bleeding, exhausted, but triumphantly viotorioni,-stand theoonquerors of Ehgland's chivalry, the saviors of France, the everglorious heroes of the "Irish B:igade.', SUStTAIN HOME INDUSTRY -These three words should be ever present in every,eoutherner's mind, for in their practical application in our every dad life is to be found the secret of our future pros per ty. 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