Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 21, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 21, 1848 Page 1
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ew?*e*au;?e nantt r|, JJ " iiR?T <4 9 IWfti TIIK CONTINUATION OP TIIK INTEREST IICG INTELLIGENCE FROM EUROPE. SPECIAL DESPATCHES TO THK NEW YORK HERALD. Gknoa, Feb 7. JS4S. Good news i? continually coming in from Naples.? Th? Island of Sicily had displayed in the late revolution the most sublime heroism The people bad been led by the government to suppose that on the birth day of the King, (the 12th January.) great reforms would be conceded. It w*s only a trink to quiet them and prepare to orush taem by force, by giving time to the ministry of Del Carretto to do it The Hth oame atid brought no reforms The people saw the trick?they rose in their might and lifted the trl color?the revolution went over the Island. The Kiug's troops fired on the people?many were killed ; but the citiiens fought with the gremtmt heroism?hundreds of the women of Palermo, ol the first rank, fought from the windows of their palaces, and kept up oo> tinual and destructive Are on the mercenary soldiers of Naples The city was bombarded for forty-eight continual hour#; there was no sleep? glrii and women stood watching thebembs us they fell, and ran up to every oue and cut the fuse, which cMminish?d imoMjci ly the slaughter and ruin. Bands of peasants by the thousands oame rushing in from the surround ing country, aimed with all sorts of implements, with which they fell on the royal troops ? 8ome of the most touching pcenes were witnessed during this bloody tragedy?us fast as the enemy fall they weru titken in the arias of the people, and carried to the hospitals and to private houses, and nursed with the same tender care as the wounded patriots themselves. In these holy occupations, of fighting for liberty And dressing the wounds of the f tllen (friends and foes), lot) en ire population or raiurrno pan**a inose 1*0 Tremendous days; aad in the midst of it *11, bombs were OuatiuuaUy flying over the desolated city. At Ian the royal troops wrfe repulsed and driven from the city, and the insurgents goc possession of the great fort tnat overhangs the town, and the victory was gained A steamer was despatohed to Narles for fresh troops, and some #000 or 7U00 went back the sama day, but they were slaughtered and cat to pieces The struggle was over?the victory won. A provisional government was established and order restored. But the city (and fie island) has refused to lay down its arms, although the constitution has been granted, unless Kogland will give ite guaranty to the independence of the island, and t^e good lakh of Ferdinand. They are wise- they know the Bourbon race and they have had proofs enough that it Is a treacherous family, to wnom neither pledges, nor oaths, nor constitutions, are eaored In 1312, the father ot the present king gave tha suui* constitution to Sloily ?the peuple laid down their arms, and the moment tha old government was restored, all the leading patriots weru hung on gibbets, or shot, or buried in dungeons, or sent into exile. Whether England will give its guaranty or not, ia yet uncertain. The Italiaus bate England-for she cruebed and betrayed the republic! of Italy in lSld. and they know she ia capable of betraying ttiera the seoond time. Bat thus Ut, in all this movement in lb* Peninsula, she has acted in good faith ,and favored the causa er Italy In the meantime the king hoped to save bis cause, by proclaiming great reforms, vfi: Liberty of the press, a parliament Of peers and representatives, and a national gmrd. AU this would have delighted the people ten days before?it whs all they isked tor. But now these offers ( ibioh were more liberal by far than any of the reforming prinors, even Pio Nono not excepted, had grameu; were rejected wun scorn juey canea lor tne constitution; and an hundred thonsund Neapolitans lush-d up under the windows ot the royal palace. There wa? hb tima tor discu'Rion -there was hardly time to in Tu- oominarding General had been aent, an hour before, from the king'a palace, with an Older from Ferdinand to fire on the people. But the troop* would not obey the order?and now th? l>eueral oame rushing through theorowd, which gave way before lniii. m h'i cried, " UWe way. brothers; I must seethe King aod pet the coueiitution " lie entered the palace ' Wull Gvueral, can jousave me ?" "No Y<?i)r Maj-a?y murt H" or <ile or >'raot ? oouetllution in tea ininnies. Vou son au hundred thousand euraged men before the gMrg ot y"ur fllint ifcl troops vlllMt tire on them, nod they ought not to " "Well, then," answered the King, "give me the tricolor?then open that balcrny " It was dime, and the King marched out in eight of the v?*t KHiitu ud*. waving the very fl-^g of Insurrection wMcb ilia people bad been lifting in ev?ry part of his dominion)*. and for r?Uing ahioh th'uaands bad, within a few lUye. b?#n killed, or exiled, or imprisoned. The rubioou w ;? p i'ie j the perpl.' h?w 'he ttig. and from that living ocean of rag" ana fire, which a as mrging up around the trrinb;ing thro:,-. w<nt up ta heaven ? snout which had never be/ore been heard in Naples?" Long live F rdiuanj, tbe l(eforme<?Long live th? Constitution " It was a aight worth a common lifetime. Gk*oi, February 6,1848. It hat oil finished, a* I told you it uiuat in my last letter. Tbe population of Naples and Sicily have risen in their might, ai d oast the lotti of despotism from their shoulders amltV mn t glorious revolutlou, completed in a few dsya, which Kurope lias s?en since the three gloriou* dayi of July, in 1830. The King has been obliged to grant a constitution, and he has done it with ft" g-'od a grace as a Baurbon rnnnarah was ever known to do any thing of that kind. The consequnnoes of this ravr.lutinu will be incalculable all over turope-but in Italy morn particularly, where, until it took plaoe, the fit'e of the peuin?jT.a ??? *till doubtful The news hes bi-n everywhere received with the most unbounded eulbus;.i?ni In all the oiMes :md Urge towni {'drums weri >m I ten ed in the cn^.edrals, an I alt olasses flocked to We churcWe* to offer up tutnlttgiTir..;* to the God of Liberty. fM hmH form an idea ot tne state of f" 1li.g >n Hair- There is no 1 umulfin the rest of the State* Ot tli* i eiiir.ii in As lo^n as tb'- King promised a oona'iiuU n and sent ? -ay hie J?sult contessor, and hie old iwifVr. (Info exile)' b? pnpulttiou became unlet, e?en In Naples Bat there in ?vfry?nere the pxofoundest ffteliot; most settled deterniiantion, in the brcuft ot ev< ry Italian, to uohl've tu? iad?pet>dence of his country.' The inm-diate consequence* of this Neapolitan revolution arc of the utmost importa-jcx No sooner had the mbw.i retohnd FiOrenoe, than the people rushed, en mastto the Naticrxi 1'hIhp.b. and c.lUd for the grand duke?the l>b-r?l and ?*i filer* prince who had always Bided with the Itnllou party Me a>>p*ared, nnd told hi* people to feel u<? r.la?m for the *afety of Italf God, Pio JNono, C:i ?rl. s Albert, nnd now the fciu? of Naples, with hi* t -ii n i'llom of o<* 'pie. are all with us I atu ready to trwit my beloved subject# all I baro It in my power to hit - to ni ke them tree arid b.ip.iy In a'ew day?. be wiH probably prooltim the constitution ! O h -lee Ah rt h<-ard the nrws nunr. p y, with alarm, and other* with plfasarv It tn, w thorn doubt, with ? mixture tf h >th llis G;aoe dr-ided Austria, who U fi Uk Ui'U OOlM'rost onl ilurgantn soldiers eiorig hi* froiiii r ; and it Nu|tl<- threw he; strer gtb itito tho B^nin cf :h* enemies uf Italy, the king of Sardinia bad r^* on to tremble for his throne When Natiles jrav* t?,e coii'titutlou to h*r Stale. ' hail?* Albert saw, at a Hl?' ee, tl. it i.e must do the i ame tiling, to keep the at fei'tioes of his subject*. without who** ardrnt support Li* throne would m t ew.iy before the first shook of Austriju oii'uon The courier from Pio Nono p???sd Uw< a > t flying ip"e i, on i wty to Turin, and it s pretty imi-tain (hat he had despatches to th? elf- tri?t .aer* was inly one thla left for fue e v ivigi * of Italy- r > proclaim constitution*? firt' bouri.f fi?? wiw approHi-.hlu*, and th* first moin i t Vusirla saw tint tiiese ptlnoe* had lo*t the sympathies of th tr suVj.-etf she would pass the lrontier Htth?r;o the tiuiou 01 lb' people ot Italy with their princ-s had b< ii so ?lo?e, VetterJjirh had not dared to adyaoi-e; t .r the first niomrnt the doul>le-h??ded es;?lehad croasM t ie (roDti-r h? would lind a solid wall of Italians rendy to receive his shf*ck. Xi.n couri-r r. ?oh?d Turin at 'l*ybre?k?the desp itobss were put fn'o th* hand of the kin* while still in ii"d tin sent for the oounetl of ministers. arid in two hour* w?s debiting witti them the constitution It is not drtihtfd ho will gri>ut it and this belief is the only cher k on hi* people I. -t th*ra know that th?y are not to have a eous i'ullon, and < b.irles Albert will in ten d - ei rrifi?'d to th" rap of his ow t betrayed peop'e, or l anded oyer tothi tender rn roi?g of Austria, hi* a'-rh-f ware in daily xpecratlon ot receiving the Constltutl i < "wisr* ?*<> fl yi-if through the city every hour, ii all directions ?nd l!<e population stand, in excited i'1 -* s, ou the publ.o ri|iuree, r >?dy to leap Into tb* wildest j y at good new), or into all the bloody scenes if a revoiu.iuu. ()no?, Feb 8, 1848 That sutile day, the constitution ot Belgium was proclaimed, the old in.nirtry deposed, the Jesuit confessor of th.! king dismissed, the leaders of the revolution, who were the greatest and b*st men in the kingdom, oalled to th? mli.ijtry, tho prisons of state ihrown open, and about* and vivas of joy nod gratitude and triumph rung over the. ctly. Did C^rrotto, tho old minister, wn* the most odious mna in Nnplne. He had bttrayed the cause of the la 1811; and i>L?d t:ie blood of hundred* of lh? brinent and h of bin countrymen. Hf had controll'il the power of the Mate, and done all he could to orach the lulliiencn and the protean <>t the Italian regfinTa' ion lie hated I'io Nono, and openly declared that ho ou?ht to die on a Klbb?t. The Jeiults were bi* agent*. mid they had lle-1 1.0 him from wVery p?rt of the lialy fii^ firoieotion. Into hla character wiM crowded all that Ik diom 111 the bigot, the iwngainn, and the tyrant. 1 he preplo oalltid for him -they w?re deter* mined to te.ur bii heart out ol' his bosom -cut hi* body to piece! in t>:? public pquare I he trembling wretch oam* tl>in<< Into the kin^'e room?"(oine not near me, tceitor and tyrant,'' exclaimed the klog In ratfe ' \i)U ha?e betrayed me and my p*opla~you ha?e done y>>ur b-at to de*ttoy me and my thn n?? the people want your blood?yon ought to be Bung fi< m iliac wti.dow to the meuited and wronged people uho are Uilriting for your blood. Out it you with to \ E NE" NE1 save your coward I'll *iv? yon a chance? ieare the palace by the back stairway i.nl private paMsge. hurry n board the oteaniT Neptune, and 11 y to some country where men wil let you live?loaeno time in aeeingyonr family or collecting your gold?fly for your llf', and ne'er come into my ores?nce again " Del Carretto did fly Hi* s'earaer tried to land him on the const of Italy, in a doisen places; but the land he had betrayed vomited him out. He was not allowed to land; and from port to port the wandering steamer went on her desolate way She was repulsed from G*n"a, and She put. out to sea Ths last tnar w * w?n m u?v eu? was sailing toward* the oosst of Krauce, where M (tuizot ought to take him to his bosom ; for he has been Intriguing with him for two years, against Pio Nono, the great deliverer of Italy. Irish Correspondence of the Herald. Nohovai. Glehc, Kinsale, Cork. Ireland Si* Imperious necessity compels me, utterly un-' known though I be to you. to seek your powerful aid In making known to the wealthy and the charitable, the miseries snd suffering* of the people oyer whom I am ptneed as a minister of tfod The parish of Nohovai is situated on thes^a-eoast. in the County of Cork It contains over 3000 serfs, thickly peoples by perHons for the most part in the lowest state of poverty and destitution There is not one resident n?nile.r;?n iu the whole parish, or employment for the thousand* who inhabit it. and whose sole dependence for their dsily bread, is upon their daily labor The consequent distress is fearful Indeed, and to snch a state of want are the people reduced,tbnt they seek, and seek in vain, for employment, solely upon oondltion of re.oeiviug two meals of food per day ! During these last few months, turnips b'gged from those who were little better < if than themselves, constituted the only food of great numbers This miserable resource is now eibausted. and no tongue oan describe how great are the sufferings at this present moment of many of uiy people In addition to the pang> of hunger, they have also much to endure from cold In ibis inclement season ; many families not having sufficient clothing for the purpose* of decency; inuoh less for those of comfort and warmth. Tbe British people, who helped us nobly last year, are unable to render us murb aid now, their own poor being in almost as great distress as ourselves; and to crown all our sufferings, the dread'ul cholera threatens to visit onr shores, and Alls our minds with the darkest forebodings of tbe havio it will commit among*t a people so emaoiated and worn out with hunger and cold. Should you admit these tew lii.es to a place in your able journal, I know they will not be read in va!n Iv. tbe inhabitants of your great oountry, wlm are " boi.e of our bone and Uesh of our fl?sh;" therefore, 1 ehuli ui.ly -idd. that the smallest contribution, iu food or clotbtnu. if addressed to the Rev Ceoil Rogers, Nohoval, Cork, in care of Thos. Morgan, Esq . wine merchant, Cork, wiLl o* thankfully reoeived and gratefully acknowledged by. Sir, your obedient servant, CECIL ROGERS. Nohoval Glebe, Kins ale, Cork, Ireland. February 8 1848 Remarks ?The above speaka for itself. Who in New York will make the first move to serve the destitute 1?Ed. Herald. The Incidents Mid Evintf leading to the Revolution., the Printers and Pressmen. (From the London Cbronlsli, Keb 33 J The anuexed is from our Pari* correspondence of the 21?t init This afternoon the fear of disturbance tomorrow hie greatly Innreased, au 1 the most alarming reports are abroad. One circumstance, which give treat uneaainess, is a rumor very generally believed that 'he government has secretly appointed Marshal Bu;cauJ commander iu chief of tha first military division, in which Paris is included, with unlimited powers The marshal, whose opinions upon suoh subjects arc matters of publio notoriety, and who would have as little hesitation in outting down a few thousuuds of the people of Paris as if they were the Arabs at Constantine. is said to have exclaime 1, on being consu ted on the subject by the government, (^ti'tl mi'rtiUcrcif la canaille li'uue *on?if mannirre ! And it is, in lact. ({ " ''"'If believed that he would have been appointed to the position before now. but for the knowledge the gOTnmuent had of ilis unscrupulous sentiments on the subject Another and a v< ry serious caure of Ma^m is wilh re pect to the working no^ip^sitors nnd pressmen cf Paris i'h?y are a very formidable and a very turbulent body, ^mounting to upwards ot sixteen thousand men. Hither, o they have taken little or no part in the affair of tbe eform banquet; but to-day they have given notice in almost all tbe printing rs*abll*hipenti that they will not >e at their work to-oorrow. as they have to attend the >ruceB*Hiu io me i-Dampa E.ijrees j iiry lira iimon ail communists nnd socialists bdJ I n?*?d not rewind you h<*t they were the fir?t movers and tiie principal conributors to the revolution of July. Tbseffeei p.O'iuce'i on <>n nercltl affJ-j'tn l'ari* is very itjjtirk.ua. The Bourse ia patalysed. and business s all but suspended. K.veu the shopkeeper* complain hat th-re ia uotlii Ig doing. Some ot the conservative papers fay, that h gr?'at numb:r of foreigners have al ady quitted the capital, and that others ar.* preparing Co follow tna example ; but this appears to be an sxageratinn The Preste of this morning, however, as a proof that p- opl? ar-; preparing (or flight. My* that within the last few day* gold baa nseu ihr.-<- francs. rile Uffvct In ftnglaml uf tlie Hevolutlon, ?fcc. [From th? London Times, KcO it) J Kn^'anu watches with deep but varied poinMon. the "evolutii ua < f (be ^"*at aiat>r empire Bound i>y unny natural and political ffAnllies, with interwoven aunala ind oogeate institution*, the two States are plaoed together, by universal consent. at the head of ?nrope?n civilization Wtjatever the j.>?l,-u*y ltoldetit to our relative position. wh nerer shall ?o r'sel for any otln r naInn. w n*yer ahull be su affected by its vicissitudes of fortune, ot opiriion, or of government, aa for thosa of France; and France we m-y be proud to aay. abowa, -v?aiu ita rivalry, bo* much it reciprocal*!! thta sjmpathy had rrspect. The spectacle of Uritiah freedom, aa xbibKed in our constitutional monarchy, our religions olerutlon our open courts of law nnd impartial tribunals, our hatted of monopolies, and. more thau all, in WiMipnMt fungi and repres-ritative L oramoas anli deep fur a^ a into the nnud of Fr.iuce, fost< ring < he sentiment, and lirecting the purpose, which being uijuAtly and wi. kt-dlv k'jc down, broke out at rn^th into the fierce eruption that has given ao terrible t prominence to the close of lastceMury Debarred hy aationalj (.lousy and dynastjp ambition from a closer tudv and imitation ct our political model. /A' growing mind of France w ii driven p?rforce is copy thai spur mi d-Vflop'm-nl if i?iir innirvtisns and chur,icier rstahtiihrdon I/?e lAnr j of the Ntw WtTld. to lit' wander uf h Old. That tatal error led to Its leyitiUMt* results, tnd w:i>le the British ruler loat a colouy. the French nonarch lost a throne, und sealed with his klood. and he blued of every privileged class, the doetrlne which ia armirs bad rnforo^d on a more distant sphere A har.a and then an ompire arose From that night there prang first the twilignt. and then the bright beams ot constitutional liberty, till we a>tw the happy day when Frunoe preferred a charter of freedom to the license of irnquest. and the securities vt pekoe to the dread oast t war. Ho far w*s France greatly indebted to this country. ACuuirinir from i" morn solid advantage than *T>r our iriu* cou'd have rouip' .led. or tM own arm* have won ttut ou our side .the rindi'! and generous must acknow'(?t;e no litlle obligation. Even through the fiery obtruction* of w?ir, ?ud the p?**ionB rou?ed by a pro i'acted *11 u*gle agaitigt republican and imperial ag rranditxiaeut, we have become mute free, more equal ;?iore righ'eoua. *nd more reoeitlve on the great ijueaio'i ol num?nity aud jmtloe, by witnrs<ing the political inogYe** of France. lier aecond revolution, aevent^en years since, while it vindicated, au i aeemed to secure -er own chartered ilgiua, gave a moat undeniable impulse to our own iu?lincta of progrew. Every year now remove* the pnjudics which ifive prevented Mygooi) and enligo'ru-d men fro n a timely acquiescence i? the gr?i t refor.ua of iU? la* eevnteeii years l"he c inflict* are pa*t. but the achievements reiaein v1ix?dai)d imperfect ?a they are. atill they justify their wu wisdom in the eye* if ail rational men in our own a*f* way, we l ave won the prt*?, which seventeen years ago, destiny, intelligence. and jvalor, seemed to riromiee to Kr?ri<i? Anothereporh anotherrevolutionhaacome.Caprloiou* fortuu i haeinjain thrown down the pillar i.fthe Bourbjn lyuesty The cont-e*e<ily great sov?it*lgn. to whom 11 -a ven astipuedthe d,Ui-u!t t?.k of uniting aud consolilating the elements of French liner y and order, in forced to reaign hit work; tumultously condemned by til* peoyl?. and, doubllee*. invoking u-icii hi* merits the olewo * judication of posterity imj the world. How ?re we affrcted by Hiia new event? We were affected, moat b-netlolaliy nll>e'ej. tloin now seema to prove, by the revolution *biob placed Louis Philippe on h;a tdrr-ae, end op?ned to him an! hia descendant*, along i;ar?erof us^fuli^e'* and glory How sh?ll we be at lected now, auu what Is ouv pari uuder this new emergency? Loni< Philippe and William IV. et.*rted from the same point begiiiiiiog tbelr ie*p-?ctiv? t?*li? on the gam* basis of political even18, and with much the same principle* c?f government It la not consistent with cur id?a* of ministerial responsibility to in?i?t rourh ou the pHraonal inur*r*f#?r nr Ivuiiiiiir i,f the Hive r- ii/i i. whatever Ira jho* u value and weight It I* trusr a.id tnor*> agreeable to aeriu the win? and honetlcant poiloy of William IV . and the lliiiurieu* Ndy *Uohn ausceede# hiiu on bin throne, a rrtl*x and am approbation of tho?? enlightened principles which have hnupily predominated in (.be moie inlliiantial winila of thi* country. Without, then, wiahing to commit our preeent ruler, or out laat. to a p-raoual oompariaon with their Kr-nch contemporary, w? will still venture a brief oompariaon of tha policies marked by their n iraea The moral of that compHriaon ik I nmenrn. It ll the lemon of the pant wbioh tella on tha future The n-nt-nee now pronounced upon the reign of Louif I'hiiippe, written iu hi jo 1 npon th? *tr*et* m I'.trl*, and proclaimed with th? d?adly ?alvo?* of civil oolliaion. la that which France, and Ki.giand alan, will now ooudumuatc and realiia In their legislation and progreaa Durirg this remarkable period tha sovereign* and government* of England hay* be?u a eadily improving and popular liug all tha inalitutiona of tba oouutry They liaVB immensely expanded tbo baaia of the repreaentntlon. Th?y have evidently and delib?rare|y jn. ereaaed tha t>ow?r of tha <;ouiiuon*. They have open> d tli? municipalities. They have qualitied or destroyed the monopolies of e?. mpaulea or of olaa>ea. Thry have liberated .oeuuiaolur-a and commerce. But why need we ling?r on detail* ' In ? word thay bava thrown tbemnelv * iiito the arm* of the people Thay have out the very ground f.oiu under democracy by *at!afying, one by one, ell Itsjuft deairee. L*t any one even who has not i attained to tha midday of ltf?. compare tha popular agitation* of the present kind and that preceding the la*t Kitnnh revolution. Kngland wa* then Incessantly dls- , tin bed by olaraor for t.rganic change Kavolutioa wa* i on the lipa of the faotlona, and in the terrers of the i peaeeiui 1 ue peerage, the ohorob, the right* of pro- | W Y O W YORK, TUESDAY MO Cirty, !iw, monarchy, and ordar todi?*r>p 'ar. ark th?t ob?pi;? which h?n rnm? upon th%t turhul.'nt aoane. Popular atdutlon in th<*g? dny? in of a purHy th tionst, ani, so ro rp?*K, legislative character rnou audi and t'in|'( thousands meet to impress upon representative' th?ir opinion?generally their wls> opinion? on a pending question not concerning the fundame ntslsof soo-ety or the reconstruction of the state, bu< son* niif,or and debatable point. The discussion Islawful in itssubj-ot. and regular lu ltd tone, beoeuse the people feel that under the existing state of things they hate a voice in tlie geveminmt rf the country, and can utter that voles with effect. We gratefully acknowledge that the country owe* much of this to the lar.t French revolution, and, if we are not gr?atly mistaken, the w< rid will recognize iu the present French revolution a grave function of our own polltioal changes Turn now to France. What has Louie Philippe done while we were running the race which he himKelf had helped to get us? He has done the very oontrary of all that we have just described He ha* contracted the constituency to a mere fraotion ot the people Thit narrow body be has corrupted with th endless rnuitlnations of patronage till tli?ie was nothiaff left that ww really free He has buih. not the fabric of a popular ooiietlt uti"n, but h gigantio Impost ureof ministerial corruption. Th* c T.stituency, the Chamber of Deputies and the peerage, are ail equally retained. The vast well barge from one man The paople.ere dlfrsnchisod They know they have no power- no appeal. The unly true stamina of t.overuni'iu:1.10 wanting All power all politicalexistenoe is in t he hands ot one army of retainers We peak of his still as if it were present; but it is past?nor can we wonder iu this eoun'iy, that it, i hould son or late come to a violent end But what has Louie Philippe doua to uttoue for this vast demoralization of his pnopie, and abuse ol bis prerogative? Wh-tt. stren/tli bat h* substku.ud for the atf-otions and con (idec.ce ot his people? He has w >rked for the dvnaetv; he hus lormcd dynastic alliances; he has sscriflcd the respect end confidence of two neighboring nations, not to say his own hooor, to a brilliant .amily connection; lie ha* i?i?ed an enormous arui.v; he has suiroucded Paris with for.s ai.d rauiparle, auu filled it with military stations; he has turned a cold da.ice on new-born liberty aud he hat courted despotism; he h?s conquered A'geria. aud brought into Krnr.de ? nobis captive, whose fa l was orainou? of hi' own; he hat doubled the d< bt an I expenditure of his country. We need not o on Muoh mora will re*dily occur to tha mind of ev?-ry re-ider Such is the Kreuoh story of th* last seventeen jeare Si.0)1 it tha career which that nation r ow condemns. Wh have done justice, and we will do justice, to the sagacity and powers of Louis Philippe, as far as t bey ( o Doubtless, be h*s been hitber'o a gre\t uu'iiity fjt tu? p iLBa r-f his vo.cnuio r.-Uun More man p[tb**iit peaca we uerer cxpeoted. i'hi name he has played, it wan evident to all, must oua day come to an eud "AVmporialng i-nd artificial as it w?% it must run out His lite wa theught the spell of its tenure. We are mistaken It has not lasted his time. Ht lives to see his work in ruins. The conqueror of \bd elKader shows that strength as well as weakness can fall. " The desoiater desolate, The viotor overthiown; The arbiter of others' fata A supplant for his own." Under the system whtoh this statesman has adopted, contrary to the promises of his earlier and lucre gonarous career, contrary to the hones of all constitutional r.urope, inoludlng the vast majority of the people ho affected to govern, it was evident that revolution hung on the oast of a die. A fatal weaktiess exists in every policy which disclaims tha sympathy and ilefi-s tha resistance of the nation at large Such we have ail along drclared to be the nharaoter of that political ftbrio which M. O'jisot h is contributed so willing a hand to establish. Its sole securities were tha respect which might still surround tha person of the sovereign, the /imiig' of tha dynasty, an overpowering military force, aud perhaps mora than all, .t dread of those troubles wnioh might ensue upon a subversion of the existing eystem As loug as these securities promised to be effective, we ielt too great an anxiety for the peace of b'rane.e and the world to insinuate or even t,o entertain K iy doubt that Louis Philippe, the survivor of en many changes aid ohttbci s. would be able to suppress a ia-re civic cmeute. We deplored the obstinacy wbicu i'iduoed htm to press what according to our Knglirh views might have beeu so easily oouoedt-d j but little doublt if ornther little wished to doubt, the power of 100.000 uiefTtO reduce to present submission th? unatuied 1'Opulatlon ol a metropolis. The result shows that the s> fleas was evau aore hollow, the core more rotten, and the surface tuore deceptive, thaii we supposed. The event which all saw to be involved ia til* ultimate con- liugeneies of an unpopular and unconstitutional system has happened morejpeeuily, kuJ, we may add, somewhat more thoeougoTv, than we expected The younger' branch of the Hourhont.if it liat not ceased to reign in, / Vance, onlf survives with a nominal and frovuioitjL ' <xi>tciicc W. ' 1 * [ From the Liverpool Chronicle, Feb. 3<i ] The news this week from France is startling At the iiniewewrite.lt is questionable whether tne Orittuns iyuasty has not b en swept away, aud numbered with ' he things which were. The National Uuard hire fraternised with tbe people; the troops c.->.nunt be depended >pou; and the latest aoacuute show th ?t our neighbors ure in the throes of a political convulsion. The whole career of Louis Philippe fines he wan raised to the throne, carries out 1'aithtully the tomtemptuous . xpression of \apol?rii le'pectiig tlio BOW b ns. : hat "they hat learned nothing and they bad forgotten notbthiug " Nererdid msneren comm-uce a r?ig>t more uu> picU'USly, ai d never has ruler more completely fjtlsiti> U the contidicg hop-s of his oountrymen. in bis day of tribulation there i< no one to aym; ?.thise with liim?no toi sue to exclaim "<?od bless him!'' To ourtail publ'c liherty?to gag the pr?ss -to surround the capital witu forts - to ttiaoh the army tn his parson?to rt ly for protection on brute force?to hud subservient ministers and 11 oromote schemes of famiiy aggrandisement-ii?Vo been the primary principles i y which his whole policy has t een influenced. Aud his last atrooity that ot preventing tne opposition deputies lr >m meeting. rating, a ad i ?ising toge'her about the defects of their electoral sysrtiii is so utterly subversive ot the indepeudenoc or a ree ppf.ple, end so characteristic of a sovereign who desires to put down all discussion, and to establish a military despotism, tlia' it ceases to excite surprise that ? - pirited people like tbe French shouU r'Cuil iu disgust from i he tyranny of a ssltish old man who outr. g s iu thsir persons the lights and dignity of citiaei.s. Tne fatuity that could dictate a line of a <nduct so nr hitrafy, at a moment when the Italuns wrre m iWing a rplendid effort to throw off d^spo'.ion an>i establish free 'nstltuit'in*. is, intL* case of* sagacious ;'ar setiug man, like tbe French iconaroh at once extra' rdinary ai d uu.ccountabie. But those whom tbe 'G?'Js destroy they first make Bii l." A mere change or mluistry??ui)stltutiug Mole (or Outzot? will uot.lt is now evident, s-itis'y tae ri 'lulrementa of the Parlri&ns. W hatnTer issue ibis ropiest may take-and ot it* results wi h v?? y-ttojudtfe -ib? end mu.?t be latai to Louis Philippe's liyna* y. whioh he h*s spared neitnei pains, r.o.' eipeuse, nor chicaner j to establish it is lamentable to s-e aK't expeii- , . uce, and ability no scurvily employed?still morn, to see t minister oi Uuiiot's line talents shipwreck his character in order to carry out the orotohets of a master so intensely selfish. 1li? Pr?gr?ai of ltcpubllcanlim In Kurol>c. [Kruui the Liverpool Chronicle, K?o. iW J Yesterday all London wufl astir, excited by tue glorlous news from Paris Thrice noble Frenchin^1. whose ' lire nug of the htftrt is fl>atliu< of 'he hand." ye ate up and dointr, wijile ws sit in the Housi of Commons k^ape, Hstenius to Chirbolm Anstey, ana gii'ac Pal lier.^toa .aking notes of his babblicg Bets in .iud about t.'4e hou'o were laid and not taken that Lurd John Kusertl will not hare courage enough to brii g fortrnrd his i jcreas-d income tax, after the nroeeedings of the Ust i(Ui.HDU lurrj aoum m 1 arm vr neiuer u? win ui uoi. ng<iiti?e nothing. i give the general feeling, wluuh ia. t'litt be dare not. Tu< u*h I w-u know tat- prompt mole i f the Irench people, I acaroely expeoted tbia grand < lit barm; every bniunt runo's h-?rt in thw metropolis is liaiictnrf for joy. Let not my nppar< nt enthusiasm be mleunderstoo i. There were -there ?re-giave faults on both ai'teg, and theae committed by -'a<? politioiana vluoh diaaaM^tsction, I need ajarceiy t<*tl your reau?t-e, his exiated in me publio mind of Krano* tor smut time pact, owing to the art* r.f th? mtniaters, backed by the insjorlty of the deputiea What we call patliauienUry form. tu any s*<ip-\ w*a resisted by the government i arty Odiitn U irrot, with about a?veuty opposition deputies, not having au opportunity of stains th-lr r-emimenta with effect from tbe tribune within the 1 hninber. ajught? saf?ty valve iu a aort of Whit* Conduit House reform dinner; permission whs reruseu by lie goverumtvit, and herein w?a ercor lua flrst. In a In tin time the | rohibitory order was withdrawn?dine if youliKM, but the le^ail y of tuo act mus be aubjrct to nfter consideration; error tbe.aecoud. Blit we want tlie National Ouardft, just to forma ulinif-an Wfnuftor the dtnera, to paea to the in lit a mangn; not much this but it ia error the third The NV.ional Guards dare nut meddle with any public political airplay, and here began tha muddl*. The promptitude of t ?e Krench people la th? thing to bs enlogtxsd h itever turn out i the result, the sacred cause of reform ii aura to be advanced; thr ush there ia a wide difference twtw-en the ] iiariod of '*?: oay of tha ''glorioua three daja,'' wh. ii Charles X.waa king. Indeed, retnrm is the popular word throughout the world Take heretoforn lbdarkeat, yet sunoU-st part of it Italy ! Tiia reo-ot fTenis here ae?ui to have animated even the nationa ivlng un ler tha rule of Prince Melternlcli with a aiiuii*r fpirit of reform. In Bohemia, the ol I Slavonic party lua united itself with the liberal, aad tbey iutend to use all meana to regain tha rights formerly wutrantaed to the kingdom At a re-uulou of tha chiefs ot these two parties, the other day, tliay aiated they had a hope ot teeing tbe memorials on tin* aubjeot, aorae time ago presented the government, taken into ornaideration In iinngtry, at a meeting of the Diet, the tu'iiare lor tbe I relaxation of tbe feudal tonure by which the tenants 1 hold t liair laud, wan pasaed ftlBOSt OBIOll i?ly *lonj| 1 with othera of a similar liberal tend noy. By tuls measure the p.-asana will become freeholders inaie id of lit tie mora than tbe vtlliins of tbe middle age When It ia I remnubered ttet the Kungarlau niai;n?reaact* with tbe 1 exception of the Huseian boyards.tlie grratert landbttli- 1 rr< In Kurope, tne almost unanimous ptu-iug Ot this ' m* taure must be regaraed aa an imp- itant leatluiony of Hi* good will Of liie noblr* toward* the caure of rnform In Vmirian I'aly lib?rty Is demanded an a ; particul ?rly at Milau, til* eiclteinrut: ag*in*t the lu.?tn*in amount* almost to tury In order to injur* the ftoTerumnnt a* much a* lay* In their power, tli >lilan'?? hare renoifed to ab*taiu ircui tobacco an J lotteries ^both government mouopoiiM). With re*j,eot to the former, It I* no great deprivation to an Italian , but in Italy wr.are alinott every e?ent I* twisted to indicate a winuiitf number in the lottery, it require* hud* *elt denial to atMfftin Croai il him. The Jtutirmn O/iirrnr publMhr* a I- ug article on the affair* of Itaiy, in which it declare* i n? the wi*be* ot Louihardy for administrative reform will be dl*flUM*d, and perbap* granted ; but that a* to the IdM or MparatLog that kingdom from the empire, or o n ?7" T1 li Jv XJ BMNG. MABCH 21, 184)

ntaring change of dynasty, tbe Austrian government ' wilt K? in?Tnr>hl? in n"nv?r.Hn^ If UI ?? ?W. I ? ! t M it odd*. "rrm?mb*r the example of the more warlike Poles, end tr?mbl<> " But notwitaianding thie illiberal notifto ition liberalism ii progressing in Auatria ; end it ie e well Hcown fact, that not only mt ral of the Austria* nobility, high In oflioe, but also more than one of Of t? e imperial family, particularly the presumptive heir to the nrown, are inclined an adopt and oarryoutthe liberal ideaa of the Emperor Jcaepb II. Miscellaneous Komi from Amebic*?Oa the motion of Mr. Brotherl n, a return haa juat been printed of the amount paid by fh? gofernmant tor freight on donations of food from Ain-rioa for the relief of th? poor nf Ireland and Moot'an i, in the course of the year 1847 It appeara from thie document that the total amonut ao paid of freight for food trom abroad on charitable auppllea, wae A'4l,7'J6 8.1. 5>i'd.. and elao Jt'i4d Oa. Id. for the conveyance ot 'uoh auppllea from port to port in the United Klrgdom Payments were made for repairs and stores supplied to 'tie Uaited States ahipa of war lamestown and Maendonian. during the time theae ahipa ware nt Cork delivering cargoes of prof minus? to the tormer A?lt>3 (is id . aud to the latter ?i34 la ftd No lreight waa charged for the provlalona brought by theae Bhipa. North American Link or Steam-Packets?We ohaerve that a .other yrnael. in connection with this an'-ndiJ line of atearoera, has been towed up from Port Olaegnw, mid la row lylri;* at Lancefleld Quay, where their are n > fewer ft'au three of theae noble veaaela at pr-?ent The Amerioa ia expected to make h?r trial trip o:? Thuraday tbe -Jii proximo; and from the activiiu uirplayru In Mr. Nhpier'a wharf therciis vvtfy pr^xairti'l* that the Niagara wl't soon tolnAr In U ; \f>Jti< The tntrd veaael, the Knropa, ha* been hut recently launched from the building yard of Mr Wood, Port tilaagov. and the remaining veaael (there being four contracted f<>r by the rompnny) Is at preaent on th stocks ?t Mr H'.e la'a yard In Oreenock h'rom the celebrity which Clyde built hleamers have already atia red, 'he performance of th-ae fine vessels will be lnnK-d forward to with great interest.?North Brttish Mail n?:nir lntl? ? ?? *. ??^ 11-11? ? viuoee, orders have been sent trom Vienna to the Viceroy of Lombardy, to establish martial law. This decision was adopter) alter a very animated debute in the council. Advices trim Padua state that martial law ban already been declared there. Mr Henry Kills, formerly Ambassador to Persia, and NTr l'aktnham. who negotiated the Oregon treaty, are i-bout to be created Koights-Oomuiauder of the Bath Ybl* rui.lc of the order bus be? n hitherto confined to trie army and navy; but we understand twenty-five Clv.l Knights-Commander are to be made very shortly. The Marquis de Lavalette is appointed envoy extraordinary to Copenhagen, to congratulate the King of Denmark on bis aoacnsion. The Count de Mont?ssuy moves from the post of seoord secretary of the embassy as Naples, to t.hat of first secretary in th* same legation. The Marquis de Fer)lores, first secretary of the embassy at Lisbon, removes in the fame character to that at Madrid, aud is replaced at Lisbon by M de Tal1-yrand, late second secretary at the legation of Madrid. Oalignani. The Haro of Caea announces the failure of M. David, a rn dealer. for a sum said to be 2.000 OOOf., the aisete bet.jg from 300,OOOf to 1*0,000 f. The Bank of Kranee, it la . lid, holds bills to th# amount of 6000,000f. ..'crrllilc Kxploaion of a Strain Bolter, (in(l Low or Life. P ^ [From the Philadelphia UuUeHh, MarchiO 1 The southwestern part of*thi Northern Liberties just north of the city line, was thrown into u stats of the most intense and ionizing exoitement, this uorniug, b r 11 rxnlosiou which, perhaps, never hud a parallel iu te terrible character, by any similar accident that ever occurred in Philadelphia. Tils terrific catastrophu happened about nine o'clock. A. M.,and ha* resulted, ai far as is known, in the death of two persons The ?cene of the disaster w^g located cn the ast, side of Dillwyn street, below Willow At this point stood alarms fram?buildlrg,occupied by Iseao M. Keevts for cutting smoking tobaoco by steam machinery. Tbi> boiler?about eighteen feet in length plaoed in the fi'-Bt. stQ y of the batldtaf, expending 1 a^tbwise. east *al west. The engine was immediately eoiinected with it, on th? swue fl>or, where the principal portion of the work of the establishment was don** At the time of the expioslou, the workmen..j i t th* nuw'or of si.m* half a do/, ^n, h majority of* Vhom wre boys, were at work in the room. Mr Kfleves hiinseit eupertntendiog th? working M th" *tif sina* The boi'er exploded without any pr#mgnii|v warning whatever breaking nearly in the o?qitre.Mi^P> its entire olrcumf rrno*, almost oa s >tr i^tit ll^ritn i *_icie?uiy ma1, me parrs espnratea appeareO/ta^MJougn | Cgfef had been iivid?d by some Instrument or a^Er^vMM 'fl"-sinned fo. I hn ptirpor* I'P" wnt?r.i s?<h!:^rof'16^^ biilei w*s projected through the window of the building across DKlwyn street, the di?tnr.oe of ab?>ut fifty feet, striking ft biuk d*?!',ing bouse on the opposite Ride of Uj? ftr??*t, occupied by Joseph B. Kithian and William Luederitx ?and, horrible to relate! in it* course, struck OM e; 'he boys Working in the factory, tiumnd Joseph 11 ass, between 14 and lrt years of age, whose head was taken completely off, and came with the section of the boiler and hashed again*', the dwelling directly under .lie point wh-re th < pi?cj of holler made the breaoh ? he wall being b'spatt-re.i with his brains and blood.and presenting a frightful and hear, signing light! The u'a'l rebounding and falling upon the pavement, near the curb stone, added to the horror of the eight, while the headless trunk, for an in<tmt remaining stationary ind quivering ghtstly?then falling lifeless at. thespo. n which the poor boy stood at the moment of his awful decapitation formed altonetfer a picture of the most ippalling and'"ul randing description This ssotion of 'ha boiler foroed an aperture, three feeV square, entirely through the wail, which w,u thirteen inches thick ? throwing brick* and fragments Into the parlor, arid (Umugiug portions of the wood -.vork of the room, as well as the furaiture in it The piece of boiler rebounded nil fell upon the pivemsnt It came in contact with the buildii g I'U.se to th? wall dividing the hou'efmm the adjoining Viilding. The rnsis*;ance pr?s?uted by the ingle of the part Ition wall no doubt c us-d it to rebouud, ?nd thus presented it from passing into, and perhaps hroughthe bou?e. Fortunately, ther* was no one in me parior. i u connection w'tn mis s-c*ion or tne iiotier, qj steam pipe was also projected aoaroes the street, and h ving become separated from the boiler, driven down the cellar way. pi??iu/ through the lights at the top of th? dour lending Into th* basement kitchen, ?' the battom of th? st?ps On entering the kitchen it made a Strang* whiil an i dropped upon th* flsor Sevei nl members ot' the families of Mr Luederitz and Mr Kit hi m were in the kitchen at the time-one of the children hiving first ttken a seat between the door through *lnch it oocie and th* epot where It fell Luckily none of them w?re injured, though their frig it may l>i imagined But the whole of tile story rf this dreadful iaonitieut has not yet been told The eastern section of the buder?the larger porti n of it-was projected with the sime terrible violenoe, through an eastern window of the 'nani]f?? ory ac>os< the yard of the house No 343, on I'hird street, occupied by the family of John henry Sobwacee. except th- fionr. and hack rooms of the first itory, which were in thcoccnpaney of Jacob K Hoeckley, scrivener, and the C.>unty Kire Insurance Company as ttieir offlo.e. The section passed ov?r nud through the yard, a distance of !?0 or 1<>0 fret outting away an arbor. tearing up the earth and finally stiuck the back wall of the bouse n?ar the angle formed by the b*etuient entry w*ll Tbe basement door wus carried away, with a part of the jam and two or three feet of the wall, ><nd likewise somecf the posts support-iig a stairway pl.tlorm. The rei-ietance offered hsre by u partition wall, as tu ths oase of th* bou?e struok by the other half of hi boiler, doubtless prevented it Horn entering tue building, us it rebounded and fell ou tbe pavement? *oioe pi?c> s of wood and othsr projectiles were thrown upwards, breaking se<enl panes of glass in a window of i ae first et> ry Mr.B.K lloeckley . letk, w?s standing u a window writinr. and made a narrow csoape-eouio ( f l he mud torn up by the boiler splashing in his f*oe. The point in the factory from which tue eastern sea'ion of tbe boiler was projeoted, was elevated a nuin her of fret from th) point where it struck Mr Schwacke'e bouse, t te intermediate space forming l.? two yards beiag depresse I probably six, eight or more feet In tka yard immediately in lro? t of iud cl.W by tbe dor.r of the basement, entrance. a Oeri ian woman, known by the name of Kranoisca Wailw.?swer. was w tshii.g ut a t-ib I he piece cf boiler hit her in the right grain, mangiibg her in a shoafcing manner, and causing her deuth in a few moments. Sne was an industrious, hard w Thinj woman, who kept a room in <:h*rrv street The deceased was In tbe habit of washing for Mr. Schwacke's family, and was represented as t av ng a husband in the county. The boy killed was, we understood, the son of Mrs .Mary I aas. a widow, res'ding in Laurel street, near Budd Mr. Keeves sustained noice slight injury ir"m the hot water or ?t.eam, and being thrown by the fcr^eof the explosion upon the floor of tie seoond story of the factory. The shcck destroyed p II the fixtures of the engiue em' boiler, besides partia'ly d molishingthe northern portlin of the building. K black m vi. one of the workmen km slightly scalded. The accident is attributed to a break In the boiler that bad ui-i-u i upsircu a rew u?y.? cue' i do lauiury iiau uuijr beeu iu operation about three weckd Ilanriluf Monday, March is. ? hi* Honor the Mayor. presiding The minute of the last meetir.g were read and approved I'rtitiunt of nun dry person* for the conectlou of taxed Referred to the appropriate committee. Rrport frt?m the < Comptroller, Btiitln* that the county Merh and register had furrished the account* of all fee* received by them;|but declined t.o pay the *aine int > the rUy treasury, on the ground thai th^ law ??* uncou tiiutiODal, e.nd that they meant, to tee; the <|ue*tlou Alderman Kkllv ofter*d the following reeciatlon: Whereas the County Clerk and Kegiater hare neg leeted and retu?ed to account and to pay oyer iiito the i ity Treasury, the ?miuut of fee* received by them nni?r and hy virtue of the Act of the Leglaluturn ot the Sia'.e of New Yoik, pv.s>< i U?0 14.1847? I here fore revived, that the IMstriot Attorney be tnd is hereby directed to t?ke immediate measure* to l.?re I he subject Submitted o.the Orand Jury fr their acttou tuereou In acontJanoe with flection l'J of the act herein before referred to Aldet man IVesm *poke at great lergth against the resolution. It wail,after oonelderable debate, and ten division*, paesed, with the following amendment, uffeird by Alderman ( roliu* : " uulcse they pay over within three day* hereafter." l.ummHiiiraiioni ?A communication was received from the editor .of the Cumm-r \al ?4di>*r(??er,ileoUniDg u? pnui i lit- >ian< itwa, In 00D?v<iU<*nn8 01 m? innuf (|uaoy Df th? rcinuurr*tlon mlewej by ih? legislator*. Ac o?pttd i k? BomU then *djourn?<l to We?U?Md?y next. [ERA] Cltjr Intelligence 1 Stkamboat Bi'idt?The steamboat Haritan, on' rf Stevens' old Una, wblob pliaa between tbia oity and New Brunswick, N. J., was diaoovarad to be on tire yeaterday morning at 9X o'clock,on her upward trip, and *tim he was about half a mile below Bedlow'a lalaud Energetic exertions were immediately mad* to extinguish the flame*, but they were unavailing; and in ord?r to protect the passengers and earn aa much as possible, it was concluded upon by tha Captain to ruj her ashore on lledl w'a Island which he aocordiugly did, the flames in the meantime ranking f?arful progress \s soon as she touched bottom, enteral of the paaaenger* jumped 1Kb ire Tha steamer tlugueuot, on her way fr"in Kllxahethtown Point, discovered the condition of the Haritan.and immediately hastened to her relief, aud tha Captain succeeded in releasing the remainder of the Karitan's passengers and oonvysd them safely to this city The Hteam*r Hercules likewise went to the relief of the bnrning ve*a?l. The flr<- originated by the door of the furnace having been forced open, by the flue* becoming choked up and the blower In operation. The hot ooals were thrown out. upon the wood work, which set fire to the steamer. One ot the Ureaien was severely burned when the dnors were foroed open by the inten?* >-eat; some six or eight horses on board, perished In the ilamea; but a lot of oattle were thrown overboard and escaped The boat wa? valued at <150(100. The hull was entirely ruined, but the whole of the machinery was saved by tha exertions of I'roteutlou KngioeCo No ft, of this city, which went down lv> the steamer I*ne"al?, tor th:i purr os? nt <|ueuol)Uig tha tlayie*. Tlie engines stood upright, and are in fcliaoe m tac . .t ooudltion now as they *er? before the Are broke ont The stenmer was partially, If not wholly, insured She belonged jointly to tha Ualewara ?nd Karitau ( anal Co., Robert L, Stevens. and Capt Kisber. who had the oommand of ber when the Heoidanl occurred. Yoiwo Friends of lRKLAi?n.?Thi? Sooiaty ra?t last evening at half-past seven o'clook, at the Shakspear* Hotel, vl. O'Connor, Khij in tha chair After the meeting was called to order, and the minutes of the last meeting were raaa an i auoptea ?on motion 01 onuriro iVi.'U u*lauy, seconded by A T Gallagher, It was moved and unanimously adopted?That on the arrival of Father Matthew, we turn out In a Body t? meet him and extend a welcome to him; and that a Committee of ft** be appointed to confer with the different other Irish Societies to adopt mexsures to give him a warm reception The following uentlemen w?re appointed a Committee :? Charles MoC. Delany, ffm A. Nugent, John I). Morrle, ['atrick \1. O'Urir-n andJuinesC Holmes. On motion, Mr O'Connor, the President, wae added to thin Committee It wan moved by A. T. Gallagher, and seconded by Charles MoC. Delany, and unanimously adopted- That a Committee of nine be appointed to proceed to \lbany and meet the delegates of the several other Irish societies who weexprot.t<d to meet at Albany neat July, in convention; to taither the la'ereets of Ireland. The following gentlemen ?Ct appoints'! on the committee s?A. T Gallagher, Charles MoC. Delany, Daniel Leamy, John P ('una*, Daniel Sullivan. Michael O'Connor. Avililam A. Nugent, William A. Holmes, and P. O Kegan. After diapnMBg of some routine business, the meeting separated. % French Rkvolutio't.- Ill accordance with a aall Inviting the sfleee|i3wit*erland, friendly to tru? republican to meet and take eoniu suitable anion in regjj^^^HKRrenah revolution, a la"ge mating of SwimjM^IHpB' Wt evening, In Hffl jclrji's Hotel, KranlifOCT'MMwf After th? objnotfl (.fihe ine<-tiug w>-r? ?4#.ted, mjnffatrn of twelve were appointed to unite 1 'yff* ePmn>i^era' OD 1 h* parff other nations, to grand d<*iu' ?r-tri"'o i of congratulation to the Kr^aoh p?opl?, for their rueenr glTious achievement In establishing a republic After this was perfected, the Swiss meeting adjourned, and the French present orgMiizod mid appointed a similar oorninitt'e. After all was done nine obe?r? were heartily given tor the b'reuuh revolution of 1848. Thk Ukmocrht^i Nominations?Trwi.k in thk IUxh?Thk Bloodv Sixth in M0TioN?<i'h?trt w*re primary elections in nil the wurdsof the city yesterday for nominating committee*, rxcrpt io th?- sUth and eighteenth wards. without rrgird to any of the dividing causes or factions In the sixth ward, the p^U were op ened for the direct nomination 01 the waru cithers t>y the vote of the party. Th-> w:ird vw divided luto two ptrlies. designated ui the (Jilmnrtin and Kohl-r purtiea, ll'oth.of whom were i-agerfcrtbe srleotton of big m'in. At about ten o'clook in the morning, the Kohl- r stock was said to be considerably on the advanoi-, whon a large number of the Gllmartin party wen' In r nd took possession of the ballot box A general fi-ibf then ensued; bricks and sbllaUhs ttylug In every direction, to the uncomfortable feeling ot heads and limbs The police were quickly on the spot, and thr riot wiis partially jelled, which did not coatlr.ue long, however; lor no ooner opportunity offered than I bey weoi. at it egain in rUht go >d earnest, and for a time tiie most aerlous consequences were apprehended So gr?at wai the disorder, that three hundred polloemeu were obl'ged to attend, to preserve order Several of the mos', prominent of the rioters ware in-rested by th? polic\but were disobarged by Alderman Gllmartin, wbo has the power of n ma/iVrtt* \ man 1 v the name of Thomas .Yla^uire bad three of his ftcifc**rn broken, in the alfray ; and itii number wh" left with Mack eyes, bloody doim, and cracked 'kali*, if. would be impossible to tell. The Kohler party would no' civs up tue content ; and the (iilmartin party were firm and determined. at all hsz.rds.to carry their point H wa? stated, at the polle, that (iilmartin ha t nine hundred cousins in the ward, and that was sufficient to insure 1, ? nomination ; acd. from the r?turu (f the poSl below, it would appear that he has a (juHntity of friends, it he should have no cousins at all. The poll stood Alderman <iilmartin. . .701 Assist. Aid K?lly 701 D>>. Kohler '258 Do., Brennan. .UbH Majority fir Gilraartin and Kelly 441 Th? poll if tho Sixteenth ward was also a S'lene of riot and disorder. The cost nling parties were flghti g all day although it is said tli? split was a vrv trit!in/? one,and'th-' police had to be called into requisition, to suppress the disorder. In the Kight*?nth ward there were several aspirants for the fomlrations, and the parties of each were sanguine of success. There v?< no fighting, but any quantity of bard swearing and hard diinkiug; and the result was the nomination of Mos-sj W S Jackson, lor alderman, and .Umrs Cruse for assistant. In the Seventeenth. the tickets were run. as Romun catholio and anti- llouan catholic, an entirely new sublet; our which, it is said, has also been adopt- <i in ihe Fourth war J. The anti l(.3man catholic faotiou wai victorious! In all the other wards, the nominating committees were elected, and will in a few tUys make th?ir nomination". In the Twelfth ward, the barn-burning portion of the democracy nominated, on Saturday, as tb?ir candidate t ?r alderman, ? Hall, and ? Uougherty far assistant The old bnnker portion have not yet maje their seminations The hall hasjust opened, and it is likely there will be some glorious knockdown scnes before the seoond Tuesday in April shall have come round. Thk Wiathiii.?The weather, yesterday morning, was delightful. The sun rose in ? nlouiiees sky. and the uir w?s soft and balmy, which continued until about ten o'clock, when heavy clouds eompletely^shroude d the fioe of the sky, and tbe air became dauip ami chilly . At half-nast on? o'clock the rtiu heir\n tn full, thouirll little morn than a mist, and oontinuej ut intervals through the afternoon. The uigiit set in with heavy clouds, and every appearauce presented the approach of i !.n njainoxial storm Gknkkai. Qi'itmaw.?This gallant soldier, who so gloriously oi^nal'ied himself in the battles ol Mextoo, at Uie head of the New York Volunteers, arriv d in this oity yesterday, en route for Mexico, wh~re h<i will resntne his command Attempt at Suicibr.?A man nnin'dOsorge Wilson, residing In Twiltth street, attempted to ' oramit suicide about 1 i o'clock on Saturday, by haiRinvf himself. Krom ' the facts elicited, it appear* that Wilson in a poor, but ' very Industrious man. aud was prior to a d >mestio diitt culty, which occurred a few dnjs since between hiras?lf and bis wife, a very sober man Since that tiuie h- has b-en almost constantly under the Influence of liquor, and on Sat*rd?y sminht ti t rraina'.e his ?-xlst?nee; he had provided hiin?e|f with a piens of sin til iop . which he faeteued ovr the top of lb* door and h?d just ^ swuD,( hinselfolT. bis fret touching tb- iloor, when his f sister discovered him, and by some means broke the rope from the door. SuDusrt Dkatm ?Mr. Thomas 0. Drinker, tf No. 17 r Wall street, while attending to his business y?s'.?rday i.fcernoon. was sei/,*d with an apoplectic lit am: (mine- ? diately expired The deceased was a native of P?nn- ; r.y insula , ?uu m nir mui v. u.n Kirk.?A fire broke out about l'i o'olook, on Sunday, in the dwelling house of Mr. Patterson, No 11.1 [Mani-y street. which originated iroci the stove pipe. It wis put rut wiih trifling daiiuge. 0**>?n Bali..?This "veiling, the Champion Order af \ Clever Kfllow*. will gltO a a complimentary lull at Turn- , w.aiy Kali. This sool*ty, we understand i* loimd?(lnn benevolent principle, that of giving relief. in esse of sloku-ss. to its members. aud of forwarding the lnter-ts t of each other in the relative sfTiirs of life. The objeet is praiseworthy, and des?iT's mpport ( li Common Ununrll. i Board ok Aidrrmaw, Monday March '20, 184tt. -Mor I rih Kranki.in, President. in the otair ? The minute" of the proceeding! ?( th? preceding meet I ing were read and approved t 5'irrr#.?Petition of sundry person* to (hare a sewer oonsructed in 7th street Kef?rred Petition. also, of I sundry persons, for the construction ol a sower in Wall t street Referred, n Petition of ? number of grocsrs, prayiug for relief, in t having b?en imposed upon by William MoKensie, inspector of weights and measures, who chanced them a * a large amount above what is allowed by tbu law. Ue- I lerred 1 II n.? I'tvemrnl.?Report of the F inance Committee. j iVvorabl ti appropriating $80,000 tor ths paviog of I BtOddway, between Chambers and VVsey streets, with the Hues pavini-nt. e Alderman M^pskrolk thonxht it was a very impor. J tar.t ?subjrct. and If the report was adopted it wrutd b" h necessary to see that th? stone should be of t<ie same ti kind as that now laid down The report was then adopted Schoul ?'1/>j<rojiriaii in - CMinniunloAtion Iroul ^he oi Board of Kducatton. asking fur *? appropriation ol ti for fitting up a school hr>u*s iu tlie lith ward Also tor si an appropriation of >1000 for purohaotog books and ?< stationery for a new sonool In the Mill ward. Also for p ?n appropriation or ji.sio nn u>r mi m* up ? ?????? >u Oth ward, Tor tlia IxuMIt ol colored otdkjrau. S?. |teralty allowed. 11 ^wntng /> ?<?.-Petition of auuj?j j*r?0M to Um* J 1 LD. ww i th? ?wn>nj: r?ra"T?i from M*ld?n !?"' \l?o Petition to h??? thn awning po?f? in ';?d?r r??t re mn?? d \d>pted Fifiy-thi<<1 U?p .rt In faror of altering Che ijrn' o of flfty-tblrd e'r??' Adapted in oonenrreria Metlical H\ll K*port f .t> rabl > to payinjt^ Dr Cameron '.hf> Miin f tT< ? ??rTl-?e r-*ni -red In 'ha Olty Prt?'>n. X'louU'l in our ouuaooe A'ao In f*?or of payion Ur B?ll th??um of %h for *?!Tio-i rendered at th? !?th ward houaa Adopted In eonourreooa. Aid. 1<*w*r.i?r> raovfidhii taking up th? d"oom?ot rrlatWa to irrant* for eer'aln Inn 1 and?r weter at tk* Timber baein. n- ?r under !?? to Mr C inipbMI, mil belonging to H K Itnololph And oth?-? T'te o ?n*r? of the property d'ftlre the notion of Che B >t- 1, that they may ha?e what ritebtfully Velnnir* to tb?m \ld Kkm.v objected, on tbe ground to*', it w**amere ftpecalattve proposition. and It wm not nntll the Hud' >B Hirw Railroad w:n epok?n of that tt. ? reijoee *r?e made; and he hoped the oity would atlll hoVl on to the i? ran If wbloh will evidently be mora valuable In a abort, time than it new la, and be hoped the aubjeot would ntill Me on the tuble Aid. T*rp*r? called f?r the reading of the report, wbloh wag returned In October laet. Aid. Kisllt had been to (tee tha bwi't, and h? oould eee no uae for pi?ra In that Motion; that part of the otty w*s very 0(>ars?lv settled, stid the penpl? lid not actually wish fh? subject now taken up; but, In t.be coirs* of two y?i*r' the railriad will h?ro b?#n completed nod th? pr^ lerty wonld b* Infinitely more valuable On motion, the subject was th?u laid oa th? table. r lice Station. \l?l. Choliih nailed up the report ie|ativ? to the building h station houe for the use of th? l'Jth ward police, ? , ihe corner of 48th street and Hth iiTen Ue \ld SrorrrBn moved to Uy th? eu*j?ct. on the table; when lh? Motion to nail np ?u withdrawn. Aid, M*v-j?rii <rjoy?d an amendment to the ordinance relative tn the tufting up and setting down runog?rs in Broadway, hy the sf-nges. and that the ordinance he eo umimli'il an to allow th<in to take up on either aide of llroadway, above Chamber* street. Alderman Smith opposed the amendment, stating that the ordinance as In force, wasfully understood, end the ztgasg of oroaaing from the one side to the other side of the street, was Attended with great danger, and he hop?d the Amendment would not be adopted He bad heai d of no complaint from the enforcement of the ordinance. Alderman Mkmkroi.k thought the gentleman from the ltith ward had not a right conception of the matter, (t was necessary for ladies to be set down on Ihe side they might choose, for their health would certainly be impair?d by getting inti the mud, and they would hoc be able to stand the exposure so well as those who worn doubla ioled boots, lie was glad in his place to stand up for tha ladles \lderman Itidi k did not know much of tan subject, but something hud very nuddenly stirred up for the rake of the Indie*, or the fling* proprietor!* Tne oaae "tood ladieii' feet versus necks, and he did not think ha oould vote In favor of the subject; neither was he entirely satisfied to vote against it. There wag certainly danger in oroMlng from one aide to the other, and be boped the subject would be referred The subject waa then referred. Aid Puhikr asked that a Committee of Conferenoe be appointed relative to the Staten Iiland Ferry. Committee?Aid. Purser, A Jams, Kelly, Maynard.and Megnerole O'l#.?Resolution in favor of lighting Allen itreet, between Grand and Division streets with gaa. Adopted Canal streetI'etition of sundry persons favorable to extending Canal street Referred On motion, tbe Board then adjourned until Monday next, at 3 o'clock, P. M. Boiku ok Assistaut Aldkhmkn, Marob 'JO.?Llniu W Stevens, Esq., President,in tbe chair. O y Street Pier.?A petition was presented from J Newton, for lease of pier at tbe foot Of Dey street. Referred. Staten hi-ml berry.?A lengthy memorial was received from sundry persons, who had applied to the Legislature for the incorporation of the New Vork and Staten Island Kerry Company, requesting that the character of the eharter sought for. be examined,before the common Council tain measures to prevent its enaotrnent. Referred Pay /or Jimm niittiin. -Report in favor of paying ft bill for ammunition furnlshedon the -J3d February last. Hurray street Sewer ?The committee to whom was referred a pttition ol sundry persons, asking to have tbe sewer in Murray street tilled up. reported to-uight adverse to granting the prajer of the petitioners. Rep rtaooepted. Clirkton street Pier ? Report in favor of extending Clarksoii street pier sewer Adopted ,vf/ ./>' < > .. ... i in r.f mtbnrlziog th? fencing' ( Mad lion rriuaro at au nptom not exaeedln* f l'JOO Adopted T'tuhert' .>lttm:iati?n ? Petition of J arnea Kiddler and "there, ia b-half ot the Teaoheri1 Association, reij'.iestinn the u?e of the chamber of the Board of As<dsi?nt Alderm*<i. ? wbinh to hold their meetings ou the lirft end third Saturdays of each month (irautvd. II f Company Nt. a.?Petition of thin company to be paid for work d >ue upoa their hose carriage. Referred Hubert Street Pier ?Petition of S. H. Ward fir a lease of th? pier at the foot of Hubert utreet. Referred if'altr Strut Improvements ? Petition of Gabriel Kreeni'n and others for the erection of a bulkhead iIodk the routli side of Water strret, from Corlaers to fc?sc atreet, and tbi completion cf Water turret to that pi ice Referred. Herald Office Run Pavement - Report in favor of granting permiision to Jtiines U Henuett, to lay down Hues pavrrnent in frout of hie premises Also in favor ' t nutbnrizioK 'b? 'omptr?l!er to draw hie warrant for i iOU. in Javor of .Vlr. Rum, toward* the expense of pavi id Nassau street ?nd tho front of the Herald and Sun buildings. Carried. Nrw ferry. Report in favor of establishing a ferry '40m or near the toot of 14th street, K. R., to Uretu Point. 1. I Carried Tenth Jlvtnue In favor of working 10th Av^nua, from Hi Oth to 174th ftree'. ?s a rouniy read < an led H.'wnril to he Off'rtd ?Resolution in tuvnr of requesting tne Mayor to < ir<r a reward of $500 I >r the det ction and conviotion of any p-rsocs who oiay linye se. lire to my bulldinrs between the 1st of March mid the present tim* Adoptul Blind fiiitilali.m ? Inasmuch as the .Mayor had not v.-toed the resolution adopted by both Hoar is, making x donation ' f f>l.500 to thn lu?. tition tor tue Blind, it f.ad beooms a law, an I therefore t.'iH V-yiuui wag enti!l -d to i.he amount in question. A re<*iu.ion, directing the amount to ba uppiopritted to that purple, was adopted. Dry Do k Streft ? Resolution in tavcr of dlreofng the counsel of the corporation to apply ti the Hapr-m Court fur th appointment. of oomtn:nsloners, lu the i ntt?r of opening loth street, betw*?n 10th und 1'ltU streets. Ilosr Company J-'.irt y-one. ?Resolution in favor of ap (imprinting $3'J > lor th? re building of engine Uouso No. 41 (Carried. (r.irrck Strr't,?Resolution in favor of lighting GoriJt etreet w.th gas. Adopted Pitt Street.?R-solution In favor of renumbering Pitt street Carried School Commiisianer ? Resolution in favor of apP"inting Andrew H (freena Commissioner of Common Schools in the 14th ward Troy Street.?Resolution in li?vor ol lighting Troy Ureet with gas Adopted Proteciimto Emigrant} R?solution in favor of ap siting to Congress (or the (.aesege of ?u act wuioh shall lecnre to the emigrant p?s<enicr >i more perfect veutl \ ition. a KUttloient quantity ol wholesome food, and med0^1 aid in c..se of sicttn?s.i Concurred. Franklin Street Pier Report i.i favor of extending ,l)'i pier at. t n foot of Krankiin street, to 300 feet, ini.nd of tiH, mi previously recommended A .optad. S?i-?/ Sh i,l.- Petition* of sundry persona, t" prohibit e exposing of shad for ssie, on ih? side walks in the from ot and ou side of the market. Referred. Collector of Jit i'i\'n-nta Resolution In favor of in( iiriug whether tiiere is any ueces?ity of ?inp'oyin/{ a ;l?rk in the offlje of the c.olltotor of asMMmeaU.? Carried H iitiirJy Cat't, 4c.~R?*olutIon In favor of directing K /. Cotter, Keq., to rep<rt to this Board the nutn h*r df suite commence! bv him in the name of the tnavor tuil noium Miairy rf thi? city; al*J ny what aatboiity i*i(l PUitu were noinm-nced, and th? amount, also. of axablA costs In each cana. IWerred A warm discua ion thaa growup'ii relation to an ?p ilica ion f> tiia gWatur?, reial ive to the tound'ng ot a fuud for tha mrposo of defraying ?*p?ns*s to be incurred In raving tartain street* with th? Hum oavewent Alter ootmtde a bid debate had runu?'l. with >ut atcoiaplishiiig any stisfactory result, finally, soma of th? meoibar* sloped. i d left the Board without a quorum; wh*reui>vu the 5oard wis declared to be adjourned I'ollcc In trillione. IVatrh ll'turni k'farr Juitie* f>rinkr<\?At the re urn .f the watch prisoners yesterday morning balora he magistrate, on" of the 31 ward police brought In wn Frenchmen, by tha nam*- Jeremiah Moran ?Dd Jo ph \|clityr?. whom the otbear found in (itirlay st ,oa tU'.idivy nuht, drunk and vary d;?or -rly. VIa .hthati: -Well, lorau what have you to say to hesa nlm'KH ? Khf.nchhaii?Your honor, we d'd not (ft Jrunk; all ?a did, we went into de porter house, and *a: reading le paper about de Krench revolution; to be ?ura, w? not k little m ra liquor than u'ual, and we wxre both going tome in Kultnu stree'.an.l w?re talking ratbei lond, ind singing" f'tvt In Kni, fit* I- W?t " when tha pclioeuan too ft ma by the ii-ck, and oi?rrl**d hi off to Uis ata* ton hou?e; that's nil we did. your h DOT VUoisTnaTE?Yes, nuoh con duct might do ve, y well n Kurope; but you mu.?t reool.ect that w-hava a Kw In hi* city tor the pr?servalion and good order of bo iety, uid doo't perau nien in liquor to promeaadethe alceets , i the Sabbath, In ? disordaily and riotous mun*. <ow, if yea bad bran at home with yonr famUv, readls. b ir th? Kr"'"ii rev hi1 ion, instead of visiting a porter r,Dg || b llnllt, and making a diptm baBM I n the street, you would have Saved yourself a lodging in station Inure; aud now I shall hold you to bail in 10o r r your future good couduct Col Snow, take tha m ?er'? complain**, whinh wan dona 'tid both the ao- | MI n ujiul tt l in daUuiC of tail. oil lo?f*rii auj Jtu.k'u il', with lark tyi nri'l eut f*c?fl. wrr o**J 01 * ruing to . ' Mir m?nv? h ig'tif (J m <( t.nrrmy if i.iUlii IfMph vr'? 1 yn?t*:.l?y a black f*Ho?r e?l.inK blmuMf V- in MotIi ii ? o i?rn? fioni mi I' ii'l mo Ac . Air. ? a lllf?r ?**ch, mUi'ii ? J>J >,a $o .?iik bill. ati two lk?o?rf?, th? peop?r'y of < Km < tt ui ?i t't :hooo?r On f^ar-biii* th* p?r?< nof lb. i. <>i>?T?ral ?wn ticket- wft' fout,J .viJ^ncc^ vr-. rlTer B'nb'H ?od a n*w nuit ol oloth p, for wbi''h > 0WD?r i | ? . 1 ( .ijiinin 'icott'i prop i,, rcoovor?<t by I>? oMor, p!?d*tj ?t vir JmI? n'a. In Orudli;>?t uauca DiMkvt look*U b? .uiel u;> lor '.n*i