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y.lHTilie, MY 11, 1855.
Vwpapr tabwriptioB and AaVaMiilnf A fancy
timori, is our authorized sent to receive and
receipt for subscription and advertisement
the Democrat. .
ed at (Ac very highest market pricet, on Sub-
uriptian or Advertitementt, at this office.
Money it not rtjuted.
X-9 and all alankt required under the Jus
tice t' Codc.for Justices of the Peace, ore con-
ttanlly kept on hand and for tale at thia Of-
For Governor,
For Lieutenant Governor,
For Supreme Judges,
For Auditor of State,
For Treaturer of State,
For Secretary of Stute,
For Attorney General,
For Board of Public Worts,
M Davis, Cbillicothe, Ohio, lias
received a very large and extensive
stock of Dry Goods and Clothing,
which he offers to our Merchants,
Furnace proprietors and Traders, at 10
percent lower than any other House
in Chilhcothe. Read his advertise
ment in to-day's paper, and give him a
call, set it down as a fixed fact, that
lie men who advertises liberally are
the men who sell the cheapest. The
man who is afraid of a Jip in keeping
ins ousiness neiore me public, upon
whom he depends for patronage, is a
regular miser in his sales, we know
this to be true. . We are not aware how
many wholesale Houses Chillicothe
has, trom the fact that they do not ad
vertise ; perhaps they don't want to
tell. We hope our friends who want
goods in Chillicothe, will first call on
Davis, Dknxino Campbell & Co.,
Davison, Joh.vson, and W hittkmobe,
telore purchasing elsewhere.
We are Informed thai two men were
drowned on the 1st inst., in crossing
Raccoon in a canoe, at Berkhermar's
Mills, in this county. One named
Denison McUi.ikis, and Wed. Nap
per. We cannot get the facts and
and hive heard several different tales,
about the manner of the accident. W
have also learned that the bodv of Mc
Gin nib was since lound, near the breast
of the dam.
hams Magazine, for May
has been just received, and it is an ex
cellent number; all who want this truly
American Magazine should subscribe
Rumor of a War with Spain.
inemw lorn evening fost in
forms us that a prominent uerchant in
Louisville. Kentucky, an intimate
friend of the Secretary of the Treasu
ry, has advised his correspondents of
the receipt of latLen from a high source
at Washington, assuring him that then
will be a tear between the United
States and Spain within six It days
that the Cabinet was divided, hut that
tbe war party would prevail, and advi-
L . . l- L. l - i
ing 111 111 w erreuige ins ousinesswntcn
is very extensive, as speedily as possi
ble. The bila authoiily at Washing
ton" is seU to be Mr. Guthrie ; but
the Washington Star denies the whole
story, and says Mr. G., has written
nothing to autkorize any rumor of the
We see it stated that the good peo
pie ofWalden, Vermont, not satisfied
with having voted down the Know
Nothings at the recent election, have
arrested the leader ol the order in tha
town, ana nave naa mm bound over
for violating the statute ot the State
against th administration of extrajudi
cial oaths. He is to be tried in June
On Sunday last, say the N. Y
Courier, among the contributors at the
Church of the Holy Communication
to the funds of St. Luke's Hospital,
was a roll of five one thousand dollar
bills. Tbe were dropped so quietly
into the plate thai not even tbe gentle
man, who rejvd iberu knew Irom
whom they cane. The giver is to be
envied less lor uis ability to spare
sucb a sum than for (he disposition
which led aim to bestow it on sucb a
cause in such a way,
Inpiasupolis, May 1. At the
muacipal election, yesterday, (be en
tire Democratic ticket was elected by
anerrrsge majority of one hundred and
City. Tbe Know Nothings will have
a hjoritj of two h the City Council.
Politics a so Relioio. The Pitt
burg Union announce! that two hundred
members of tbe Baptist Church it Ma-
aoutowa have receded because their
piitor hart Joined tbe Know Nothings.
At political festival lately held in
Portsmouth, N. H., gentleman uniting
in himself the character of Aboli'.ioni.t
and Know Nothing, gave the following
toast : "Sam and bimbo may love for
ih one not cause us to do injustice to
the other. "
John D. Spinnor, the outgoing Presi
dent of Herkimer village, advises the
citizens to organize lire department,
provide suitable ce.iietery, "put men
in office who will do honor to their
country and their God," and filially, to
learn the will of the Lord their God and
do it. Very good for an oftice holder.
How Charged ! In 1840, the Whig
hard-cider song book contained the lol
lowing ditty, which we have no doubt
our neighbor of the Reflector aided
singing l more than one gathering ol
the coons :
"Here's to our fathers tint mother,
Likewise to ould Ireland too ;
Down with Martin Van Duren.
Aud up with old Tippecanoe !"
AonraiJIt Experiment,
The crop io ill parts of Canadt prom
isr most favorably. All sccounts agree
that wheat never looked so well before
New England rum is selling at Con
stantinople at 80 cents gallon. Quite
u impetus has beto given to the dis
tilleries, by the general failure of the
grape aud by the war.
Some uncharitable old fogy, probably
a Democrat, offends against the laws
propriety, Know Nothingism, and Mass
schuteits morality by asking the followius
impertiueut question :
The Know Nothing, legislators
Massachusetts cannot well explain
object of their singular examination
the females in the Catholic School. Did
ihey waut to fiud where the danger
our county lay, when one of them urged
that he might be allowed private visits
to one of the nuns!
A Iste writer estimates that the ino
ney expended annually for amusements
amounts to twenty millions of dollars
divided as follows :
Theatres 612,000.000
Circuses 4,000,000
Menageries 2,000,000
Museums, Negro Minstre s,
Blind Fiddlers 2.000.000
The Chicago Tribune, a bitter
Know Nothing paper in Chicago,
speaking ot the recent riots in that city,
says . " 1 he Irish, to their credit, took
no part in the matter, and on Sunday
evening went quietly nome Irom
Church, without forming crowds, or
stopping with any."
Items. Session of the Ohio State Board fo Agriculture---
The next Annual Fair to be held at Columbus.
The Ohio State Board of Agriculture
has just closed session of two days,
and we art gratified to learn that they
have obtained a satisfactory guarantee
from the Railroads that they will grant
the usual facilities on such occasions.
A ga ran tee was also given by citizens
f Columbus, that 63.000 would be rais
ed aud other facilities secured for holds
ing the Fair in this place, which was
accepted, sod the uexi Slate Fair (the
sixth io Ohio,) wss decided upon to be
held here on the 18th, 19th, 20th, add
21st of September next.
We are pleased to he thus able to
state to all those who feel an imeiesl
in Ohio Agriculture, that the in pre
hended difficulties are over and that the
annual State Fair will come off as usu
al, and that the centre ol Ohio, the most
assessable point, is fixed upon as the
place of holding it.
Let the citizens of Columbus there
fore take early notice of the fact, and
prepare iu time and ia the most ample
mauuer to render all visitors as comfort
able as possible ou such occssions, and
above all let the Hotel keepers make the
fullest possible preparations.
P. S. Since the above was in type,
A learn that A. Failing, of the Neil
House, fj. P.. L. Butler, J. . Oiboru
and Win. B. Hawks fit Co., (Stage Com
pany) became personal security for the
63,000 subscribed by the citizens ol
We also learn that Michael L. Sulli
rant, Esq., with his usual liberality,
has guaranteed, free of cost, his beauti
lul grouuds near Franklintou, mile
west of this city, for holding the Fair.
These are the grounds occupied by the
State Fair in 1662 Statesman.
Important Orders of the President.
New Orleans papers ol Sunday are
received. The Washington Union ol
this morning has a long article on our
affairs with Spain. It states thatthe
President regards the recent bringing to
and examination of American vessels
as a violation of international law ; as
indignities to our flag, and aggressions
upon our rights which will not be tol
erated. Mr. M'Cauly is not to argue
with the Spanish cruisers as to their
right of search or visiting, but to say to
them: "You can claim no right ol
search, visiting or examination of any
vessel rightfully bearing our flag upon
the high seas, under any guise or pre
text, in my presence or within my
reach i if vou attemDt. the art will be
done at your peril." The Union lurther
says thatthe Spanish government have
the issue of war or peace in their own
hands if they persist ia aggressions,
war is inevitable.
Cholera on the River.
We learn from the Dubuque Observ-
er that this scourge uas appeareu
. . a a
among the emigrant passengers on the
Unner MississsiDDi. On Monday the
steamer Monlauk hurried seven of her
passengers, victims of cholera, between
Koekuk and Dubuque. There were,
we understand, seventeen cases on the
Roval Arch, during her upward trip io
St. Louis Intelligencer.
A line 87.000 fett lone did not resell
the bottom ofthe JtMnttc Pceen.
Our Railroad--Time Table.
We take pleasure in calling the at
tention of our citizens and the public to
the Time Table of the M. & C.
Railroad, as published in to-day's pa
per, as win Deseen, me trains now
run to Raysville, twenty miles east of
ChiUieotht, forming regular connec
tions at Chillicothe with those running
to Cincinnati.
In addition to this, we learn that
Mr H. T.Hoyt, the enterprising stage
proprietor between this place and Pom
eroy and Chillicothe, will run a daily
line ol coaches Irom Athens and Pom
eroy, through Albany and Mc Arthur,
so as to form a connection with the
cars at Raysville. These arrange
ments will be announced as soon as
perfected. This will lorm the shortest
and cheapest route to Cincinnati ever
before enjoyed by our citizens ; and
the low stages of water in the Ohio,
will attract the entire Pomeroy, and
much of Marietta travel, over this
route. In addition to this, it must also
command the Pomeroy travel to the
North, as it forms the nearest, cheap
est and most expeditious route to Col
umbus; while to our citizens it will
open just as speedy communication
w ith Columbus, and when the arrange.
ments are completed perhaps just as
cheap as the one via Lancaster. The
route will save twenty miles of stage-
ing, while the roads on this line. Irom
this place and Pomeroy to Raysville,
are far superior to those of any other
iviuir. i iuiii viiiiiikuuic iu vuiiiiu-
bus, is an excellent turnpike road.
When the arrangements are all perfect
ed the public will be duly advised on
Athens Messenger.
Athens Messenger. Attempted Suicide--Loss of one hundred Thousand
Dollars by Gambling.
We copy the following from the
New York Express ol Monday last.
"A wealthy gentleman named Bai
lee, from Maryland, arrived here some
two weeks ago upon a visit to his
friends, and became the guest of the
Carlton Mouse. He fell into the habit
of visiting the gambling establishments
of Broadway, and became at faro a
'desperate better.' On some occasions
the sharpers would play the game in
such a manner as to let the intended
victim win 1400 And $500. When
satisfied that their customer was fit to
be plucked, operations commenced in
earnest. He even risked on 'one turn
several hundred dollar 'chips,' amount
ing in the aggregate to some $3,000
or $4,000, by '.he mere drawing of one
card from a little tin box in the hand
of the 'dealer ' In this way the poor
man persisted, until he was fleeced, at
last, ol nearly every dollar he possess
ed. We have been assured that his
loss will probably exceed one hun
dred thousand dollars, all in the space
oi a week or ten days.
"During the past lorty-eight hours
Mr. B. has been in a state ol great ex
citement. He became quite uncon
scious on Saturday, and made his way
to the House of Cinderella Marshall,
in Leonard street, where he was cared
for. At eight o'clock in the evening
le was worse, indeed, crazy at inter
vals. A messenger was dispatched by
the landlady for a doctor, but before
his arrival Mr Bailee attempted to
destroy himself by swallowing six
ounces of laudanum Irom a bottle which
le carried ih his coat pocket. The at
tendance ot Dr Clark, Dr. Bradshaw
and Dr. Bacon was forthwith procur
ed. The stomach pump was used
freely, and every effort was made to
arouse him, not unsuccessfully. Last
evening Mr. B. was lying very weak,
but the physicians were of the opinion
that he would survive."
Dollars by Gambling. Connecticut--Governor's Message.
The Legislature this morning elected
William T. Minor. Know Nothing. Gov
ernor of Connecticut. The vote stood
Minor 177; Ingham, Democrat, 70
Oilier Kno NothingSiate officers elect
ed. The Governor delivered his mes
sage this afternoon.
Lateb.- The ' mestsge of the Gover
nor recommend the amendment of the
constitution, extending th right of suf
frage to colored persons, and requiring
white persons to be able to read arc!
w rite before iheir admission as electors;
larors approbations for State Agricul
ture Society, and institution for Dest
and Dumb. Blind, Idiotic, and State Re
form School, considers it the duty ol
the Legislature to encourage education
In every possible way, and would re
gard the repeal or modification of the
prohibitory law as detiimental to the
best interests of the State, as its opera
tion has been such as recommends it to
general favor, crime has beeo lessened,
poverty and misery aleviated sod happi
ness brought to many a fireside.
The balance in the treasury at the
close of the fiscal year, was 155.000.
lie favors the remoddling of the Judici
ary aystem; couaidait the recent elec
tion by the people a reiterated commen
dation of tbe act organizing Kansas and
Nebraska. He enters largely iuto the
considers lion of the pernicious influ
ence arising from the extent and ciar
acier ol the foieign immigration.
Alter eluding to the large and increas
ing number now annually coming among
u., the Governor says, this large mass
ol aliens come tinctured with tbe social
infidelity of continental Europe, very
many of them blind follower of eccles
insiical despotism. A large majority
w ithout any correct ideas of the duties
appertaining to citizens of a republican
government, and by early prejudices to
tally unfit to learn them. Differing iu
language, national customs and freling,
and scattered all over the country, still
with tenacity holding and observing
tneir customs.
Tbe heap of "small potatoes" which
tbe Massachusetts Smelling Commi'.lee
found ia tbe cellar of the school at Box
buiy, are to be formally presented to
tbe Legislature, as ereblems'.ie of tbe
cstimaliou iu which that body is held
by the people of th Cvmnionwelib,
[From the Washington Union.]
Paper Money.
It was said of the Hellonders thai
they were the greatest rogues in the
world, for ihey had stolen all their lands
from the sea. But there are greater
rogues than the Hollanders, and one of
iheae is paper money, it is tne great
est liar in the world, for it la continual
It makine promises it cannot perform it
it would, and would uot if it could.
It is cheat, foril: is perpetually prac
tising impositions oil the public; and it
U an impotor, for it everywhere pre
tends tv be wbai it ia not, and assumes
a character to w hich it has not the
slightest pretensions.
These sre heavy sharges to be brought
against "a gentleman" who according
to the standard of individual value must
necessarily be highly resectable,, since
he is patronized by legislative bodies in
all parts of the United States, and is re
puled to be worth several hundred mil
lions. But let us see w hether we can
not make tbem good.
Paper money is the greatest of all li
ars because it is perpetually promising
what it cannot perform. It promises to
pay a dollar in specie for every paper
one while at the same moment it sp
pears from the official returns of the
banks they have not specie in their
vaults to redeem one tenth, twelfth, or
fifteenth part of their paper issues nsy
in macy rases their specie is less than
the proportion of FalstafTs bread to hie
sack in Dame Quickleys bills. Hence,
when anv suddenor unexpected demand
for snecie comes ihey close their doors
without ceremony; the piesident and
cai-hier, to avoid all Demonstrations ol
public gratitude, remain invisible for a
feu days till the storm blows over; but
being exonerated from all personal res
poiiMbility by an act of iucorperation
return in good time, again resume their
station in society, and are ready lor
new "speculation."
That papei money is a common and
notorious cheat is equally palpable. It
is continually playing trick ou public
credulity, most especially on the labor
ing classes, by defrauding them of the
fruits of their labor, and giving them
nothing of value in return. The conse
quences of this system-of swindling
for in most cases it is no be tter--iovari
ably fall on those who are least able to
bear them. Those who are conversant
with these "speculations" must have
iuvariably noticed that whenever any
bank is about to fail the community is
ftcoded with its notes, and you see
scsrsely any others in circulation, in
stores, in market places, and ii? all dai
ly transactions of ordinary life. The
knowing ones first scent the putrid car
cass sfar off; and by a natural transition
the suspicion descends Irom the know
ing to the less knowing, who palm the
worthless Irash from one to tne other
until at last i: centers in the hands ol
those w ho havt earned it by the sweat ol
their brow, and who pay the piper with
out being allowed to dance to the music.
True, the loss is divided among so many
and generally in such small sums as
would make no figure in the banker's O'
merchaut's account ol profit and loss;
but we must ba permitted to tell these
ingenious apologists for the frauds of
paper money '.hat there are thousands-
aye, millions ol people in the Uuiteu
States to whom the loss of a few dollars
involves the loss of tbe very necessaries
of life for many days, and produces more
real suffering than that of thousands to
the wealthy millionaire.
But, says the paper-balloon man, are
not tbe poor who live from hand to
mouth always exposed to these inevita
ble vicissitudes of life? and were they
not so before the invention of paper
money? Most certainly; for owing to
some strange effect of the organization
of society, or some inscrutable dispensa
tion of Trovideiice, mankind have, in
every nation boasting of its civilization
and refinement, exhibited little else
than a contrast between the few who
have more than they want and the ma
ny who want everything. This cannot,
perhaps, be avoided, without changing
the whole structure of society from its
base to its summit, and the remedy
might probably be worse than the dis
ease, bull, we maintain tuai mis rnign-
ty chasm has been greatly widened by
the paper-money fraud, and that no wis
or patriotic legislature would never aid
in establishing a system which, while it
greatly aggravates these inevitable evils
places almost insuperable obstacles in
the way ofheir mitigation.
fliat paper money is an arrant impos
tor no one can deny. It isa sheer coun
terfeit, and, like Lord Peter in Swift's
fa 1b ol a Tub, attempts to pass off a
crus: o! bread lor a shoulder ol mutton.
It aspires to a certain intrinsic value,
but i intrinsically worth nothing, be
rause it costs nothing, and can be made
out of nothing, It receives with one
band that which is tbe fruit of inau's
labor, aud with the other gives him to
return a promise to pay, which is re
deemed by another promise, and so ou to
the end of the chapter, when, like the
firebrand in the play of "Robbins alive,
alive, as a bee," it goes out in some
body's bands, or burns his fingers. In
short, it is privileged outlaw, who
can practice with perfect impunity all
those frauds, impositions, fa he preten
ces, and swindling, for which individ
uals, or combinations not shielded by
an act of incorporation, are fined or im
prisoned. -'
If the maxim of holy Writ is true a
to silver and gold, it is most emphati
cally io of paper money, wbicb, in its
present redundancy, may really be cal
led "the root of all evil" with very little
exageration. It is, for the most part en
gendered and brought forth in legisla
tive corruption, and is both its offspring
and its parent. It first corrupts the
representative of the people by direct
or indirect bribes, or other debasing in-
dueuces, aud then corrupts the people,
Ural by tbe example of tbair legislators,
and next wbicb is perpetually varying
is sometimes at par, at other worth
nothing. This constant flunciuniioit in
tbe counterfeit standard of value ope
rates as a perpetual temptation ana a
perpetual wanting. On one hand, peo
pe sre ou tbe look-out . to take advaa
(aga uf each other by tbi process of a
cbuge in value; on the other, operated
oo by an ever-wakeful suspicion of being-deceived.
Confidence between mm
and man is thus gradually undernuneif,
and whtu men cannot trust each other
there is no safety but iu ell becoming
toeues alike, 1
Those who chance to have a ivid rec
ollection of the stale of society in ihe
UniteJ States during the universal sus
pension of specie payments by the banks
need not be rrminded of the deplorable
deteroration of moral then' exhibited,
from the highest to the louest (lgss
of the community. All confidence wsa
destroyed, every man went forth in the
armor, of suspicion; it was diamond cut
diamond; the. neighbor .palmed hit
worthless paper money ou his neighbor,
and quieted his concience with the sal
vo tha, having been taken in himelf,
he had a right to take iu others; and,
finally. Congress, by one sweeping ex
pott facto act of baukruptcy, passed in
the very teeth of tbe constitution, ami
which made no distinction, and nhich
oe'.ween honest and Irauduleiil debtors,
at once prostrated all the barriers of se
curity to creditors, and give unbounded
license to fraud and deception All
must have seen that' since that disas
trous period, the max'ms and morals ol
that trade have become far more loose, if
uot actually licentious; and that wbai
less than half century ago was called
swindling, is now scfteneil down into
"speculation," It way in fact be said,
with perfect truth, that an invariable
standaid ol value in that money which
is the sole mtrJium for suyplyiug all our
wants sr.il gratilying (II our appetites,
"Inch is the great master spring that
gives motiun to the clock woik of the
world, is next akin to an invariable
stsndard of moral principles in regula
ting the action. a ml enterconrse ol man
kind. Any ereat shock given loeneis
sure to strike to the trry heart ol the
other, by increasing temptations to (lis
honesty and fraud. Such are a few ol
the fruits that spring up from the great
modem root of all evil.
But it may be said he is but a quack
doctor who can only tell the disease ol
of the patient without beiug able toad
minester a remedy. This is certainly
true, and equally true that there are
times w hen evils arrive at such a stu
pendous magnitude that they can only
cuie themselves in other words, be
remedied by bitter experience of their
consequences. We believe shall we
say we hope? that time is near at hand.
We have gone the rounds of the emire
system, are now trying the lust experi
ment that of free hulking, as it is cal
led. Free enough, Heaven knows I since
it may be said to afford uuboumled op
portunity , unbounded license, and al
most irrestible temptation to all sorts oi
swindling aud imposition. If this fails
we know of uo resourse but that lately
apopted by tin legiol.ature of Indians
namely, converting all the banks into
pawn-brokers' shops, and exchanging
their rug for all sorts of haberdashery.
This will be, indeed, the millennium ol
banking. What a glorious lime it will
be when a man can pawn his old frying-
pan for a discount, or a good house-vile
barter her second-hand petticoat, for a
handful of promises to pay I It will be
a fair exchange, and no robbery. Who
knows but they may be able to apply
the system of pawn-broking to ladie's
hearts and men's consciences, and dis
count them at a rate greatly below par?
But whether or not Irom the experience
lately had of bank directors, bank cash
iers, and bank tellers, we have no
doubt many of them will make first rate
pawn brokers from having been so long
conversant iu old rags and all those sec
ond hand articles that co:ne under the
denomination of "wear and tear .con-
iences." It seems somewhat surpris
ing that the'legislalures of Massachu
setts and New- York having lately betn
dipped in the river Styx, and become in
vulnerable to common sense common
law, constitutional principles, and ill
that sort ol nonsenie have uot adopted.
this last and crowning improvement in
banking. But people cannot do every
thing at once; and we do not doubt in
the least that if you only give the en
lightened w hig-abolitioii temperance-
spiritual-knocking know-uolhing fusion
ists lair play, Ihey will not only per
feci the system of banking and every
thing else, but set both (he North river
and Boston bay on fire, aud run away by
the light of them.
The Foreign News.
The great Peace Congress has been
broken up. The most remarkable thing
is, that the young Czar of Russia did
not acknowledge that the Allies had ta
ken Sebastopol and agree lo the demands
of the conference I At this distance
the whole affair looked so admirable
and reasonable that we could not help
calling attention to it some days ago.
The truth of the matter is, '.hat Loum
Napoleon has got England by the fore-
top, and Russia Is disposed to see him
keep his grasp for a time longer. To
England, peace would have bean a god
send, but to Napoleon the chancea were
that it would have been his death, and
without Napoleon's acquiescence, Eng
land could do uothing. She dare not
join Russia and hope to live, after all
her statesman and presses have said in
regard to that government's designs on
Turkey. She cannot break her alliance
with France and "go it on her own
hook," with the complicated affairs in
the East, a revolutionary party all ovrr
Europe, and a growing democratic spir
it al home.
We may therefore look for some hard
fightlog from the very necessity of the
case. If Sebastopol should fall into the
hauds of tbe Allies, another attempt
may be made to hatch up a peace, but if
uot, some weaker poiut roust be found
in tbe Russian possessions for a sum
mer's campaign. If Austria and Prus
sia should join Kussia, men the-war
must inevitably take place "along the
whole line, as politicians say, and we
shall have an interestine summer of it.
Louis Napoleon will be the great gun of
the campaign, and will no doubt take
tbe field, if not iu the Crimea, on the old
battle fields of bii uncle. To this, it
seems, the affairs of Europe must now
come, mid this alone ctn prolong the
power of the present Buliug Dy nasties
Advices from Gorgia speak ' confi
denllr of the return of Hon. Howell
Cobb to Congress by a Jare majority.
Statesman. Later From Europe.
Statesman. Later From Europe. VIENNA CONFERENCE BROKEN OFF
Bombardment of Sebastopol.
Bombardment of Sebastopol. Louis Napoleon Going to the Crimea.
J.T.he Atlau'tic bas arrived. ,;i'Iie ..Vi
enna Conference has, been broken oft'.
Russia irjects the allied drnuiids. Se
vastopol bas .been bombarded ainceube
Sib; result doubtful. .The-us w 15riiih
losa bas been ukeuJ LTbe.Kmperoi Na
poleon accompanied by the Jmpres,
has been week in England immensely
glorified. '
The British loan of JC 16,00(5,000 stea
ling bas been lakeo by the Rothschilds,
the taxes bate increased tha incomes on
spirits, tea, collee and sugar. ' A staiqp
is proposed. . . . - .
England consents to Louis Napoleon's
taking command ol - the allied army in
the Crimea; regarded as a doubtful ru
mor, however,
A bombardment of Sebastopol with
500 guns commenced on the ttth, aiid
continued incessantly to the !5ih,
Assault was not practicable; but il was
the iiiteuliou lo storm if possible.
- During ibe night of the 13th the left
wing of the allies obtained considera
ble advantage over the Russians. The
Russians were luice dislodged from
their srongly fortified position, which
remained in the hands of the Freuch
the possession of this position enable
them to fortify -he summit of the ravine
which is of great importance,
Since the seige began Gve of the sev
en admirals ol the Russian fleet at Se
bastopol have died or been killed. - 1
The visit of the Kmperor and Kmprets
of France tieatad a perlecl furor of ex
citement. The F.inperor made a snrei.h
on ihe occasion of his reception by the
Lord Mayor of Loiidou, which gave great
Latest. All hopes of Austria 'liking
the field against Russia are at au etui,
lor th) present. From the i-eat of wiir
we learn that during the lira two duys
of the bombardment, ihe force of the
beieigers was superior to tlmt of the ci
ty, and much damage was done to thu
Rusiiin works. . 4
AUSTRIA TAKING SIDES WITH EUROPE. NEW YORK, May 4. An Armistice at Sebastopol--Burying
the Dead--Jokes of the Russian
The Sebislopol correspondent of the
London Times, a truing an account of
an "armistice between t tie routcmii im
armies which was recently had for tb
purpose of burying the dead," iys:
-The day w ss beautifully . bright mi.l
warm. While flags waved gently in thn
faint spring breeze, above tne embra
suresofour ba : t.-rie-, and from the
Round Tower ami M'u'inelou. N'jl a soul
had been risitle in tronl ol the lines an
instant before ihe emblems of peaie
nere run up to the flagstaff, aud a sul
len gun from the Maiuelon, and a burst
ol smoke from Gordon's batteries had
but a short time previously heialde.l
the armistice. The instant the fliigs
were hoisted, frhud and foe . swanucd
out of the embrasure. The rifleman of
tha allies and of the enemy rose from
Iheir lairs in the rifle-pits, and saunter
eii toward each ol her lo behold tlu-ir
i in handiwork. The whole of thn
space between 1 lie Russian lines' and
our own wa-i tilled with groups of un
armed soldiery
"The sight was strar.ge beyong , tles
scription. French, English and Rus
sian officer wrrt walking about, salut
ing each other courteously as they pa.
sed, and occasionally entering into con
versation, and a constant enierchaiige ul
little civilities, such asotlVring and re
ceiving cigur lights, ' was going oiY In
each little group. Some ol Hie Rus
sian officers were evidently men ol high
rank and standing. Their poluU.t
manners contrasted remarkably Willi
their plain, and rather coarse clothiij.
Ihey wore, with few exceptions, the in.
variably long, gray coat over their tiui
. ..'"
'But while all this civility was go
ing on we were walking among the lrj,t
over blood stained ground, icovned with
evidences of recent fight.' Broken mus
kets, bayonets, cariouch, botes, cap,,
fragments of clothing, straps aud. belts,
pieces ol shell, little pools of- ilotted
blood, shot round and grape shatter
ed gabions and sandbags, were visible
around us ou every side, and ; througU
the midst of the crowd iu!ked a solenru
procession ot soldiers, besring lneir.de
parte! comrades to their long horo.-f-
I counted seventy-seven Jitters, borne
past me in fifteen minutes, - ttw flil le!
w ith a deadeuemy. The contortions of
of the slain were horrible, and recalled
the memories of the fields of Alma and
Inkermeun. Some lew French .were ly
ing far iu advaure, toward ibeMarrre-
ion and round Tower, among the gabions
belonging to the French advanced tren
ches, which the , Russians had broken
down. They had evidently been slain
ia pursuit ot the enemy.' the Kussiajas
appeared to treat their dead with great
respect. The soldiers I saw were white
faced, and sea mad ill-fed, though ruauv
of them bad, powerful frames, square
shoulders' aud broad' chests. ."All their
dead who fell whliru aad near pur lines
were stripped of boots and stockings.
t he cleanliness of their fee'., , ap( ?i
most cases, of their, coarse linneu ahirta
was remarkable. Several sailors yf, the
'equipage' of the flee', of Sebastopul
were killed, io'lbe ;ttict, They . were
generally muscular, fine, stout fellows,
with rough, soldierly faces,' j The Rus
sians carried off ail the dead which In y
outside our Hues to the town, passing
down between the Manialou and. the
Round Tower. " ." ..
"Ia the midst of all this stent evi
dence of war, a cer tqia,aiubu'ri f (lively
conversation , began to spring up, in
which the Russian officers iadu.lged.ia a
little badinage.' 'Some of . them asked
our officers 'when We were coming in
lo take the place; Others ''.WberxjS'e
thought. of going away.'. Some cou
gialulefed us upon the eicelteutoapor
tuniiy wtfbadof getting-a 'good looK at
Sebaiiopol, as ibercI)ancV Of. ir nearer
-1 l 'i L , - i
I not, ig tbelr opinion; vtr; (.rouble.
visiv, except oo suninar occasions, was
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