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same without any request by him made, as knoweth our Lord, whom I beseech to have your Grace in ms mercitul government.” The King consented to the marriage, at the price offered, and then learned that when the above letter was written, the lovers had been already married in Paris ! His wrath was great, but brief; and after a second marriage at Eltham, the matter ended, as in an old comedy, with Henry’s blessing, and a dance of all the characters. The bride was then but seventeen. The young couple set up a splendid home, in what is now a very unfragrant neighbor hood, “ the Mint, in the Burough,” and they kept a noble house in Suffolk, where, in the church at Bury St. Edmunds, reposes the dust of the young princess who only “ in manner enforced” a duke to take her for his bride. Of this marriage, so happily accomplished, there came no happy issue. The only son, Henry, Earl of Lincoln, died in his father’s lifetime. The less known and the happier of the daughters was Alian ora, who married the second Earl of Cumberland; the other was Frances, who married Henry Grey (Marquess of Dorset, and ultimately Duke of Suffolk.) This mother of Lady Jane Grey, who died on the scaffold, and of Lady Catharine Grey, who died in the tower for marrying, against Elizabeth’s w ill, with Lord Hertford, came to be glad to secure a home for herself by marrying (when a widow) with Adrian Stocks, who had been her head groom, or “ master of the horse.” When Elizabeth made a joke of this match, the wits had a good deal to say about the royal joker and her own “ master of the horse,” Robert Dudley.—London Athemum. English Tenderness.—The Earl of Derby’s feelings at the announcement of the death of Maximilian, in the House of Lords, were stronger than his justice or truthfulness. He said: “ 1 must say that 1 share in the feelings of all your lordships [cheers] at this most unnecessary, most cruel, and most barbarous murder, which must excite horror in every civilized country.” [Cheers.] When an English Peer calls the execution of a foreign usurper, who had invaded a country without the pretense of a right, had set up a throne on the ruins of its Government, and had outlawed and executed the inhabitants for defending their own liberties, he abandons the truth, and takes advantage of the weakness of a foreign nation to give a characterization to the act, which he would not do if a stronger power were responsible for it. Mexico, who has only done a legal and justifiable act, is not constrained to reply by referring to the English murders in Jamaica, in which two thousand persons were butchered after the riot had ceased, which act has been sustained by English authorities; nor need she point to the carnival of butchery in India, by which great provinces were depopulated after. resistance ceased, for no other crime than fighting for their right to liberty. Mexico, having simply executed justice on a foreign usurper, need not justify herself by the practice of t hat most bloody-minded people, in all invasions of either their rights, or their wrongful power.—Cincinnati Gazette. THE MOON. When infant earth, In might and mirth, Burst from the chains that bound her, I sprang from her breast, - Like a bird from the nest, To hover forever around her. I shed my power ’ O’er many an hour, When labor and grief are still; And the tides of ocean,1 In wildest commotion, Are swayed like a child at my will. * Full many a child Of genius wild Has basked in my noon of glory; And drank a thought Which noon has wrought, To a theme of deathless story. And many a maiden, With love o’erladen, Has sat with her lute beside her, And caught a bliss From my pearly kiss, When warmer lips denied her. A very Little Brief Authority.—While waiting in the office scene occurred worthy of mention. A huge Irishwoman, with red hair and freckled face, evidently not an emigrant, but rather a drunken, besotted specimen of the race, advanced toward the desk, carrying a red-headed baby, with a scrofulous affection in face and head. A very impas sive young gentleman, with black side-whiskers, who sat at a desk, cried out in a stentorian tone to the woman, who had no stockings or shoes: * “ What do you want ?” “ I want to see Mistress Casherlly, bekase” “ What do you want ?” again cried the young gentleman in a manner not quite to impassive as before. “ I want to see Mistress Casherlly, ye know, bekase” “ Go down stairs,” said the young gentleman of impassive temper. “ I want to see Mistress Casherlly, bekase—” “ Go down stairs,” cried the young gentleman with a great glitter in his eyes. “ I tell ye I want to see Mistress Casherlly, bekase ye see”— “ Will you (jo down stairs?” yelled the impassive young gentleman, in a now thoroughly roused state. The woman obeyed this time, and the impassive young gentleman, feeling that he had done his duty, Ins whole duty, and nothing but his duty, sat down in a state of exhaustion. An Eastern Despot.—Abbas Pasha, a former Viceroy of Egypt, was hated for his cruelty. He seemed to think no more of human life than most men do of canine life, and lie thought less of murdering or torturing a human being than most men would think of putting a dog to death in the least painful manner. As an example. He was walking in the grounds of his palace on the hanks of the Nile, when a new breach-loading gun, a fowling piece, was brought to him. He was a good shot, and ordered it to be loaded with hall, which was done. At the other side ol the Nile, a poor peas ant womAip had just filled her water-pot at the river, and was walking up the bank with the water-pot on her head. Abbas presented the gun at her and fired. She was wounded in the back and fell writhing to the ground. The courtiers ap plauded the accuracy of his highness’ aim, and the viceroy himself returned the weapon to the attendant who brought it, saying that he was satisfied with it. No one paid the slightest attention to the poor wretch who had been wounded. She died that night. Poisoning.—We give the following anecdote on the authority of a medical friend. A woman insured one or two lives in an office, and the lives rapidly fell in. When, this happened with a third life, the office having seen some reasons for suspicion, demurred as to the payment of the policy. The woman called at the office, and said angrily to the manager, “ Do you think I poisoned my own rela tion?” A sudden thought struck the manager. He walked up to the woman, put his hand on her shoulder, and looking fixedly at her said, “ We know you did.” The woman, in great agitation, left the office, and was never seen there again._ •_ LATE HEWS. For some time past the Fenian excitement on the other side of the Atlantic has been transferred from Ireland to England. In the latter country, the Irish are very numerous, amount ing probably to considerably over a million of souls. In point of fact, throughout the English manufacturing districts and in the great towns and cities they constitute a consider able section of the population. To a man they hate the in famous government which has oppressed and beggared them. Hence it is not to be wondered at if the great national Irish movement, whichjoriginated in America, should find favor in their eyes. And that they are a power in England, and a dangerous one to the tyrants that rule over it, has become ominously manifest by the late rescue of two Fenian prisoners in Manchester. This has terrified the silken robbers who have the seat of their power in Westminster. The entire English 'press, secular and religious (?), from the ranting Protestant Times to the canting Catholic Register, has been howling for vengeance. “Stamp out” these accursed Irish, show them no mercy, has been the universal cry. That under such circumstances intense excitement should prevail among the ignorant and prejudiced masses in England, is not to be wondered at. The very counsel who attempted to defend the poor Irish prisoners in the Police Court at Manchester, was hissed by a crowd in the galleries, which the gentleman in question then and there declared to be principally composed of “ swell mobsmen.” Such is the time and such the place and people which the English Government selects to put men —many of whom are unquestionably innocent—on trial for their lives! As a matter of course, their conviction and ex ecution are as certain before ever the mock trials open, as after the ernxined murderers, misnamed judges, will have pronounced the words of doom. The applications made for a postponement of the trials have been rejected, and the victims must die. We would say—in the words of the German pro verb—“the worse the better,” if we could persuade our selves to believe that any amount o£ wrong could rouse i Irishmen to vengeance. But the debt of blood and hate is so enormous, and is so long due, that we may well doubt whether or not it ever will be paid. One thing is certain. It never will be done by agitating in Ireland, or making bla tant speeches in America. In London, about two weeks ago, a Mr. O’Donnell was shot under circumstances which led to the belief that the outrage had been perpetrated by Fenians. The police succeeded in tracing the crime to a person named Mugridge, who, when examined, acknowledged his guilt, and was found to have no connection with any Fenian Organization. The most condensed and cutting satire upon the English Bishops yet published, is conveyed in Punch's cartoon. It is called “ The Pan-Anglican Washing Day,” and represents the bishops as a company of washerwomen, with their lawn sleeves tucked up, engaged in washing their linen. Around them stand a number of small tubs marked “missions,” but in the midst of the work comes in Mr. Punch, almost back broken under the load of a terrible basketful of dirty linen, marked “ Colenso,” “ Rationalism,” “ Ritualism,” etc. The bishops eye him angrily, and with a snarl bid him “ Go take ’em away, we can’t be worried with these things.” We hear from Rome that the party of action attempted an insurrection on Tuesday, 22d October. A mine was placed under the barracks of the Papal Zouaves, which at a given signal was fired. The attempt was a decided failure. Not a single life was lost, though many persons were injured, and the building badly shattered. A general outbreak was quickly repressed, and the city soon became quiet. The lion of the Volturno has escaped from the toils of his enemies. Garibaldi is once more at liberty : “ Without regarding the prohibition of the Italian author ities, he left Folingo and pushed on towards the south. At last accounts he had arrived at Rieti, a town in the southern district of Umbria, not far from the Papal frontier, and within forty-two miles of Rome.” Affairs generally appear to be getting into a very chaotic state in Italy. Hence the accounts we get from time to time, are contradictory and conflicting. Additional advices from Rome acknowledge that the Gari baldians have not all retired from the territory of the Church, but represent that the Pontifical troops recently had encoun ters with the remnant of the insurgent’s bands, in which they had been successful. There is evidently more mischief hatching. The Austrian Emperor has been on a visit to his brother Louis Napoleon : Ilis reception in Paris was the most cordial and gratifying. Ilis visit is popular with the Parisians, and wherever he ap pears in public he meets with an enthusiastic reception from the people. A profound feeling of sympathy for the brother of the unfortunate Maximilian heightens the respect and esteem with which the Emperor is regarded by all classes. It is pretty certain that Count Bismarck is keeping a watch ful eye on the movements of these gentlemen. With the help of Italy and Russia, which he is quite sure to get, he is more than a match for them any day. Intelligence has been received from China that a great battle had been fought between the rebel army of invasion and the Tartar force of the Emperor of China. The Im perialists were defeated. The battle took place within thirty miles of Pekin, and that city was in great danger of fall ing into the hands of the rebels. From Hartford, Conn., we learn that the reception to Gen eral Sheridan was one of the most magnificent ever seen in the State. The citizens generally joined in the welcome, and many of the stores and dwellings were elegantly decorated. General Sheridan afterwards went to the State-House to a reunion of the First Connecticut Cavalry, formerly in his command. He was there received with an earnest welcome, to which lie responded by assuring them that it seemed like old times again. He observed that they were still bound together as when they moved on the rebels, lie charged them to remain united, and to act as one man until the skies were more clear. By so doing they would doubly deserve gratitude, first, for having helped to save the nation from the enemy in the field, and second, for helping to save it amid the perils of reconstruction. A daily cotemporary in this city declares that, “ Public regard for the highest office in the gift of man— the self-respect of the nation—the safety of the Republic— the love of justice, and the hatred of all that is treacherous and vile—respect for the memory of Washington and Lin coln—all demand that Andrew ‘Johnson, the “ bold, bad man” who now sits in the White House, be impeached, and immediately hurled from power.” The election of Governor Brownlow to the United States Senate from Tennessee for six years from the 4tli of March, 1869, in place of Judge Patterson, does not necessarily cause a vacancy in the gubernatorial office. Governor Brownlow will continue to fill the Executive chair until the commencement of the term for which he has been elected Senator, when, [according to the terms of the Tennessee Constitution, he will be succeeded by the President of the State Senate. Virginia has, without doubt, been carried by the Radicals —the vote is in favor of a Convention—and it will be Radical by fifteen majority. In'the city of Richmond, after a three days’ contest, the Radical ticket was elected. The Conservative ticket did not receive fifty colored votes, nor did the Radical ticket receive fifty white votes. The New York Tribune thus discourses respecting one of the great Democratic guns of Ohio : r “Somebody has nominated Mr. George 11. Pendleton for President of the United States, and it is understood that the distinguished candidate is building his platform, whereof the chief planks are : 1. A nigger is not as good as a white man. 2. Not being as good as a white man, a nigger is good for nothing at all. 3. If you let a nigger vote he will marry your daughter. 4. A dollar is not a dollar, but a piece of green paper. 5. A promise to pay is binding only as long as it may be convenient to keep it. 6. Free liquor.” It appears that the war-hatchet is about to be buried in the West: Advices from the plains indicate that the Indian Peace Commissioners who have been in council for several days past with the Southern Indian tribes at Medicine Lodge creek, in Western Kansas, are likely to meet with more de cided success in negotiating a treaty of peace than was pre viously anticipated. The Indian?*, to the number of five thousand, including representatives of the Kiowas, Goman clies, Wachitaws, A rapahoes, Apaches, Sioux and Cheyennes, had already reached the rendezvous on the 17th, and some other bands of Cheyennes were expected to arrive a few days later, when the Council would commence. -— Fenian Trials. The trials of General Nagle, Colonel Warren, and other prominent State prisoners, implicated in the Fenian conspir acy, will commence on the 25th of November, before a Special Commission. It is said that the United States Gov ernment will provide for the defense of Nagle and Warren. NOTICES. Neat Printing. The attention of the reader is called to the advertisement of Messrs. Brown & Colbert, Job Printers, at 155 Randolph street. These gentlemen have the facility and the ability to do neat and accurate printing of every kind; and we do our friends an especial favor by recommending them to call on Messrs. B. & C., when in want of neat and well executed printing. Their scale of prices are lower than most first class printers, and being practical mechanics, they give per sonal attention to all work issued from their presses. Our friends, when they have printing to be done, cannot do better than give Messrs. B. & C. a call. Announcement. . . John Pope Hodnett, Esq., our agent for Illinois, Michigan and Missouri, left this office on the 29tli Oct., for the city of Springfield, where he will commence a general and thorough canvass of this State in the interest of The Irish Replblig newspaper. We shall enter into a fuller explanation of the objects of his tour in our next issue; but in the meantime will express our earnest hope that all our friends an . well wishers with whom he comes in contact, will aid him in every way possible to them in the prosecution of his work. Chicago Agent. Mr. Frank Lawler, No. 381 Farquer street, is duly authorized to collect and receipt bills. Any moneys paid to him. and duly receipted, will be acknowledged at this office.