Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 19, 1851, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 19, 1851 Page 2
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AMOTION AI EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE ftpltmlid BmimI to tto iaericaa COBSBl At SOUthABptOA. A^AA-VVWVW vn^VA - SPCXCIE8 OF iBSKU MTIL OFFICERS. The World's Fair, and the American Contributions and Contributors. Tbe Feart in England of u Politiral Conspirary against thf (ontinrntal Powers. Ol'K LOSUO.V CORRESPOSOESCK. Ac-, Ac., Ac. 0?r Undon I'omtpomltnM. STATE OF EUROPE. IjOVdoN, April 4, lt&l. Jfttond Rending of Locke-Kings BUI Rc/ected? t 'The Army Estimates?First Reading of the Jewfh iKsubUities BtU?Lotd Tornngton on Ceylon? Great PohtmU Demonstration in Honor of I^oril Stanley? Humoral Republican Conspiracy in Eon Uo??Miscellaneous Intelligence?The Continent? Death of Pas sat ore?Operatic, tfc., $v.. Sec. J-unce the second reading of the Ecclesiastical Titles Assumption bill, which may be regarded as the conclusion of the second act of Lord John Rus sell's political melo drama, Parliament has been busy enough. Lord John does not purpose going into committee on his bill till May, and many are ?f the opinion that it will not come before the .Lords. This, however, is a bold assertion, in the face of the great majority in the ' oiumons in favor ?f the second reading. The second reading of Locke-King's motion for the extension of the franchise, the first reading of which was in no -mall measure conducive to the recent ministerial crisis, has been rejected by a ma jority of 2I?>. consequently the bill is lost. The army estimates, notwith-unding the opposi tion of the liberal members, ire being gradually FOted. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced his intention of bringing forward his report on the budget to-night. Last night Lord John Ru--ell moved that the Moose of Commons should go into commission to consider the admission of Jews into Parliament. His motion was adopted by a majority of hS, and the bill "that this House shall, at the earliest o[s twrUuiity, take into consideration next session of Parliament, the oath of abjuration, with a view to the relief of her Majesty's subjects professing the Jewish religion," was read the first time. The words "next session," imply this session, as this veeointion was passed on the 5th of August, last ?oeeion. The substance of Lord John's views may be stated as. follows:? Is religious confession to be a di-^ualificution or not, let U? enjoyment of civil and political offices ? Sir Robert ingli-, Newdegate, and party, strong ly opposed the reading. in the House of Lords, Lord Toning ton entered into a detailed justification of his act- when Gover nor of Ceylon. iIe -hurtled through it as well a* be couid; bu: he fias still to go through the ordeal ?f the House of Commons, where he will not meet with so much indulgence. J^ord Grey having al luded to the fuet ol martial law having been pro claimed at times by the Puke of Wellington, the ?ld Puke stated that martial was the will of the general, and. therefore, no law ut all. He thought tkatevery country should be governed in accordance with its own national laws. but the great cventof the week has been the poli ?kaldemon?tration anddinner in honorofLord .-lan ky, of which you will find n full report in the iwper The dinner was given by the Merchant Tailors' ' ktmpany. At this banquet in honor of the future Premier, were present or hnd subseribed, five dukes, nine marquise-, fiftv?ix earls, nine viseount", thirty five barons, and all his supporters in Parliament. Lord Mai.ky'l speech is very important, a- he en ters at grea\ length into the leading questions of the day. The protectionist journals art on their nigh horse at the honor- paid to their leader. i believe that I may iav on good authority, that the government has bt eu informed that soim sort of a conspiracy is on foot in London, the nature of wfiieh 1 have not yet ascertained, in connection with the hnglich chartists, and the foreigners who have arrived or are coming to the Exhibition, A large bodv of men, 1 was informed, was exacted from the united States. However this may be, the Iovernrrctit i? on tht yui tore. This explains Lord .yndhurst's motion in the Lord-, and the inter polations | ut to the Ministry by Stuart Wortlcy, in .the House of Common-, on Tuesday. Great number of foreigners continue to arrive. The vicinity of the building has UJI the appearance ?fa great lair; carriage- and equestrian.-, iui's< of people walking to and fro, itinerant readers, cabs, vans, good.- arriving and police on duty?the whole has a most animated appearance. The 1st of May ha- been irrevocably fixed for the opening Covent * ardon Italian < tpcra opened last night with VN-niiraroide. whiefi was taken by In 'turn tOriri.) .-he was in brmtiful voice, ami charming aeever. "Gu-tavu III."* i- hav ing a run at tin rival hone* Little L'uprey. ss the Page O-ear. i- nightly eoeored. -he has won the affections of all the M-< ftdi of the ' 'priw House by her gcntl? manners, dear. youtblul and fresh voice. Yesterday was a grand levee at M. James' palace. I hear the Vucen is to be confined in May. 1 he -eason |>.o miees to be of the gayest. I have nothing new to r< port to you from the continent. Lcui- Napolaon ha- not v.-t -uco-edc 1 in forming a re-ponsiblc ministry 'Lfie crisis will auu in ltv*?2 From Foiubay. advi- <? of the 3d March announce that Alexamfi-r Mackay, Esq.. -ent a.- -pecuil com aiiaitioner by tb? Munehc-t.r t hambvr of Com merce to inquire into th>' cotton cultivation ol In dia, is wt.ll at that city. The famous bandit l'a?atore, who *au?e.| ?o snacL alarm in the I ? mat. -tf,. -. he- been -h t by a Roman gensdarrne. Catherine Hay. , who will honor you wi-h a vidt at the autumn, La- been creating a tr< in ndou- ?> n eation at Rome F'or twelve night- running -he ?aog in "Maria de Rohan" by g.nerai request, and then war elected member o! the order ot -t. < e ilia, an honor rarelv eonf. tred u|s.n a foreign, r. It i- the olde-t musical eocicty in Italy, .-h- i? expected her?- for the wa?..n or. tin 10 th inst. The influenza has caused a great d?.a! of morta lity in London. The wet weather still prevails, b it to-day the on i? warm and bright. Miss Talbot Is to t... remo ej from the convent. J*ir Alexander t'ockburn ha- be>n pr> mote.I to he tffir.. 0f Att<.rn?'y < .em ral, in pit, e . f ?ir J.din Komiily. and i- ?u. ceded as *oli;itor '??!.? ral bv Mr I agr Wood V'?ttr?t vnln I luh In Knglantl. anil Aniirlrin * at Oltirer?. I From the O n I? ti T im* April 4 A report baa got about town with regard to th? I'mted Service ? lub. whi' h we -inc rely L | * !1 receive the carliett poaeible contradiction. F?u firwign ??? af-war have arrived in > ur |??rt'. Irrigated with ar.idee for 'hi' Grut Etkihitm? the oik ia the Mt. luiwrrnei. frotn the I nited the other the Murd men -hip, the < ion rr.ol. h'ov, it ia cuetniaary. we uml- retand. with th< ('nited !**ervic? 1 iob to udmt foreign mtiI officer" of* certain rank upon ?ervice to the temporary joc ami enjoyment of their club. A diatioetion, however-- "o it i* raid?i* to be made in tL" in r>.nee The offiei-re of th??e two ?h ;' are to b" eioludeo from the c'oib be< an-e. regard be>ng had lo the aerviee on whi<-h they are employed. can ?aly be con-i'lere'l a? tueiihanf mn We will not, of cowrie, undertake to guarantee t (?e corrector*" ?1 th?- repor ., and m -t Sappy rhall we he to open our eoltitnti* to any Authori?ed contradiction of it. VV will not. until farther aaeurauce. believe that a body of I .ngli?ta gentlemen oulu he guilty of mch an act of fatu ?u* ahaurdity?not to ray of d.wourtoey and ill breeetirg ' 'ur mm navy captaina are right glad to get hold of a freight of treasure on tb< Mouth American "tation It ia a mutter of notoriety that they epare no exertion* to obtain ro Imrative a (?reroaative. and yet they nre to turn round upon the offie? ?) of foreign aerricei who are 'imply tin pW yed in carrying at a eommi*?iofi fr* m their re apeetive govcrnim nte?a coiuni:.-?ion to the lull a* ra*pavtahte ?? firing tiroadeiile*, or testing the cmn p?rativ? ra'e* ot aailing between the ?t. p? of an ??pwrimental winadror. If thi< repi.rt he tru* ? ?? hope moet earnestly that it i? o? t,?there will be Mtyoi4 thing left to wi*h for, which will be that the ni*mb<rr of the t'nited Merrier hlab may be orfra- i*ei in every gentleman'" fc< u?e in L '.dor, ,r llownla , be new< of the eotuplete defo.it of the in* r |*r'?, nrar 1 hali"*nr. ty hrabin, I'a?ha *h- v,?? hwnwging ,T?ic?c, i. fully ,?nCrn,e(1 T||, 'f urki'l eommander, lia< tig lafciiith* em n,v in the r>-?r I y ewrpriee, opened ?u. b a fearful f r? u,? , them with grape "tot. that all re?i t?' e * . , u- ,,fth . ??* lion The ftigitive* huva re'r- a ed oj i |? , the inhabitant* of I-uiijuuku fcu ... g <;?, j ?? voit them AH the Christian trad* i j , . 1 i j,. ?lor ba.e ?r igh' ?helt> r will ? h i-t i n 'errb ?wry MkroJe- P-g fae ad*aue*<l with i.Utf) men frMB Moatato Urne.. t. Oiu !? '.?> i pored 11 iH CI hi" Wry to JaivlC. AMrtcaui la Baglaai. gra_\d n to j. e. ciosexy, Esq., v. s. com ll'L AT SOI Til AJiPTOM. A superb public banquet, was given on Wedaee day evening, March 4>tb, to Joseph Kodacy Cros key, E mp. United-""-tales Consul at Southampton and*'owes, by the Mayor and Corporation, and other gentlemen Connected with the commer cial interests of the port, in acknowledgement of the great services rendered to the trade of ."South ampton by that gentleman in the discharge of his I onsular duties. The ouncil chamber, where the dinner took place, was very tastefully laid out, the American and British flags being blended at the lower end of the room. At seven o'clock the Mayor of ."Southampton (R. Andrews, Esq.) took the chair, supported on his right bv J. K. Croskey, Esq. (the honored guest), B. M, Wlllcox, Kaq.,* &I. P., liornby. Keep, and C. . t .aq., Broiuley, Esq.; and on his left by Captain Sands (commander of the United States frigate St. Law rence), Sir A. E. Cockburn, M. P. (her Majesty's Solicitor-*icneral), Mr. Alderman Laishley, Capt. Mangles, and Mr. Alderman Brooks. The Town Clerk (C. K. Deacon, Esq.) and Mr. Sheriff Pavne ably disc harged the duties of the vice-chairs. The officers of the St. Lawrence had been invited to the banquet, and the following is a list of those pre sent ?Captain Sands; Lieutenants Hoggs, Avery, and Duer; Lieutenant Caldwell, of the Marines; Midshipmen Erbcn, Sprosten, and Breeze. The general company included about sixty gentlemen. The cloths having been cleared, the Mayor gave the health of her Majesty the Queen?a toast drank with enthusiastic applause, the band playing the National Anthem, and the whole company joining in the ehoras. The Mayor next gave the health of ?? Prince Al bert, Albert l'riuee of Wales, and the rest ot^ the Roval Family," and then "The President of the i lilted States."?1 trunk with great cheering. Band?"Hail! Columbia!" The Mayor said he hud next the pleasing duty of proposing the health of " Her Majesty's Minis ters," (applause), who, now that they were called ba.-li again to power, would, lie booed, do their best for the people. The toast was drank *ith applause. The band played the air?" Such a gett ing up -tairs" ?which, as connected with the toast that preceded it, excited much laughter. sir A. L. Co* Km rv rose, amid loud applause, to respond to the toast, lie accepted the omen which hail just proceeded fioin the music, aud whatever they mignt thing of their getting ui>, he was glad that they were still going up and not dow n (laughter and cheers.) lie could not expect, in a mixed as sembly like that now surrounding him, of gentle men of all shades of political opinions?not met together for apolitical purpose, but to do houor to one who so well deserved it, and to the country *d" which he was so distinguished an ornament (cheer*) ?to express to hiin the kind feeling they entertain ed tewuris that great country (applause)?he could not cxpeit, he said, that all would approve of her Majesty's present government. But there wcrq certain mutters identified with that government in which, he apprehended, they would all concur. In a great commercial country like England, connect ed so closely with the commercial interests o: the whole world, there was one great principle identified ncnt whieh, 1 with that government which,he tully believed, they would all support and uphold?free aud unrestricted communication with all the world (loud cheers.) He hoped to sec the ships aud the commerce of all nations gathered togethei iu their beautiful harbor; and none would they welcome more heartily than the commerce and the ?hiju of the great sister coun try of America (loud cheers.) He would not ob trude with a political remark, which would be cn tirely foreign to the object of that assembly (bear, htar); and. therefore, would drink all their good healths in return?(loud and continued applause.) The Mayor next proposed "The Navy and Army of England ana the United States," which was drank with much cheering. Lieut. Caldwell, of the I. S. Marines, ro-e to respond to the toast, and saiil: Mr. Mayor and gentlemen, 1 feel very sensibly the honor done me by being assigned in your programme of proceed ings to reply to the sentiment just offered and drunk w ith enthusiasm. I can attribute this distinction to no other cause than the flattering partiality of my worthy commander, and your obliging disposition. (Cheers) The magnitude of the subject appals mc ; it i- a world-w ide theme. The navy and army of * '-reat Britain ' They protect aud defend an em pire on which the sun never sets! All the world knows that they are ever ready to do their duty! As 10 the navy of the United States, I (Cheers.) As to the navy 1 cannot presume to .-ay anything, confronted as I am by my worthy commander, andsurrounded a-- I am by messmates?the sea-officers of our ship. Lkiubt le.-s, in the course of the evening, they will sircuk for themselves. (Cheers.) As to the army of the I 'nited Mates, perhaps the liability of the little corps to which 1 belong?the United States marine corps?which is amphibious in it< character; 1 -ay t-ertiaps its liability to serve with the army may nave suggested to your worship my assignment to the present plea-ing, though uio-t difficult and ctn burra--ing. duty, it ba.? been my fortune, on four separate and distinct occasions oi the co-ope ration ot my corps with the armv, to have been associated with many of the gentlemen who compose the officers of the army of the United States; and you will allow me to a-sure you, from iny personal acquaintance with them, that did you know thcrn you would find them to be gentl. men worthy of jour highest regard. (Hear.) V- to the troops, the sum total of their force is about the matter of fifteen skeleton regiments of all arm-, and of the strength of abort eight thou sand?not suffieient to r? tr. at with, since Xenophon required ten thou-aiid. This little organisation is held n- i. nucleus around whieh additional forces may be rallied in a time of need. We have a small in ill tin arrangement. which wo aita> h to it when we ?.-l.t" "gealuad" extta rapidly, and hence, it may be, that our armv never "turns fail to the ene my." beeau-c it ha- a tender behind. (?'beers.) Artui*. - with us ure, * >od be thanked, of little use? w. have no " balance of power" to maintain?our j-oliey is peace ; for the handmaids of this benign godd* ?** ar- prosperity and plenty. The doetriuos * f eurt-olitkal faith ;re few and simple?to abstain from all interference in mutters of controversy with foreign power*?to cultivate the relations uf amity and friend-hip with all people?to recipro cate cordially all noble and geticrou* actions, and to fulfil. - rupulously. punctually, and to the letter, ull our treaty obligations. The world is our wit ness that our practice accord* with our faith (cheers.) There are some obligations, however, whieh Ame rica never has discharged?aoiue debts she never has paid, and never can pay. There are debts and obligation- "he owes to England. I, as gatiou- -he owes to England. I, as an Ameri can. glory in this indebtedness, ani trust that the w< ight of the obligation never will be lessened, but I from age to age Increased. I mean, sir, our iadebt I <dn?". to you in the departm* nt of the arts, both Ifir.c and useful?in the department of the sciences, both moral and pby-o al?in the department of lite rature, both pohie, > la-(leal and common, these and I kindred debt - I hepe ?> never -hall re(*v. But let I ae eipresta hope thatiur I'restons, ?mr Bancrofts, j our j arK-. our ? c opers. <? r 1'ryunt-. our I.ong fcllow-. oor Washington Irving*, may be -nuiilti I phed. that wi may at lea-t pay t he interest, and be | anaiiini* u- in ?onsideriag ti n national debt a na tional l ie?mg. When, sir, in this view, I contem plate the relations that subsist between n-. I eannot refraii from the ex I* mat ten. "The cmpiie of ??rest Britain' l'b>t her *>nt from earth, and the wo Id is dark indeedAllow mc. sir. in the name ?f all '? r whom 1 hate * right t<> speak, to return j u hearty tl.ani.- far the 'eminent ju t drank (re I eat* d ;h? < r*.) ? apt. l'? *< * h briefly r*sps?nd* don the part of the nary, io wbnh. however, he had not the honor of l < I du g a comaRtesion at present. He looked oa th- navy a- the right arm of lbs state, *ither to de lend the body 'rportlc, < r to hold out the right ba n*l of fellowship (applause.) The \ 1 vx. n a cd f*.r a bump< r for the next toast. which be * harueteti-c<l as the grin in the pr<>graiiitio of the ev? uing. It was the health of a ?nan wlc I y p< reev* rat , initu*try, and integrity, had rai-e*l him ?It to hie present pw-ition ( ami he (ti e May r) and hi' fellee-tetl^EM f?lt that they t wed him a <k ? p debt of gretitad* for the kind manner in wh ch he had ?x rei-ed ull the power* h' (>.<??? seed for the gwosl of Southampton (hear, and ? hcer*.) After making ? lumber of nertlwetit re mark', and rinding a fetter from the Hon. Abbott I awrem-c. in reply to th- inritati' n ?< nt to that n nistrr to 1* pr'-.n' thi'h ?i> very mnipliiaeW tar* t" Mr ' nnsy, and having c< mpl m> nt* d the I "flh 'T* of the M. loiwr- uce, and ? 'aptuin ~nnd- in pMrinuiar. I* on,-J u?b*J by pro po ring the hi altli ? f '??-'?ph l.odoey* r? ?lu>y I -q.,thc I ft*<d !ftate< ? ? i -?>! ui Southampton. Tb? toast ?a< received witt, ev> ry possible d? in* u'fration of approbatbrii ami delight atd the cbe-ring wa rtaew?d again and again. Bond--" \ ur.k'f I vxjslle." Mr. *'Ri.? ?v fixe amidst r*uewed .ibeering. and, wber, th' . nplaase had suicided, 'puke as follow* pondii g i th. toa-t wbw-b luy f.cend. your worthy "bief magistrate, ha projwised. ir. term* *o eulegi-tic ol myself Md so gratify ng to me as an American, ann which you have received with so rnu< h warmth and *<? murli in'hu?i>i*n , I WiU not ilisj arSge the . haraeter of the I ngli*h languaW'"? iny own mother tongue??o far a* to say that, wi'thin it* rich vo -abulary thne cannot be fotina' w?rds sufficiently # i| r??*iT# of mv feeling*: because I do believe there i- noetni.tion of the b* art. howev er intense?m sentiment, bow.<vrr elevate! or pen found?and!*' idea, however beautiful or snbliuie wbirh canned be pofraysd to the very lib that language in whn h J*hak*i-eare Wrote, and in whi b Buike declaimed (hear. hear). But my solici tude f* impress upon you h< ** ?>n*iblc I am of your kindness?how much I am flattered by jour praise ?bow prowl ' am of the ? ouipliment you have pa*d w -iitid how nor ion I cm, St the same tin of iny isn Jemerit?*o embarrasses and pcrptexe me. tf at, of the ireitittuif of word* which b.ree ih?in*elv?* .pon my utteiunc. f am obliged to fa. !< ?' t ben. ail > it t e, because hey * re too p?* I le, , t" e *)i'v . re < bseaneyed, *?? '< ? fcn is ?U4 ' ktrw.fr. Mt. '/f b?t*er Way 'spTi'/ to TMi my thanks?my most haartAlt thanks?than by appealing to each one of yon, my kind and hos Eitable friends, and by asking each of you to place imaelf in my position1-* stranger in a foreign land (ho, no)?well, then, In a land faraway from the home of his childhood, the companions of his youth, and the associations of his native land?and imagine himself the recipient of so much kindness and so much honors; and then I Would a.-k hi in whether he would not feel?feel to his rising bo soms'* inmost core?the most unutterable and abounding sense of gratitude. (Cheers.) In his res ponse, and in your own generous hearts, you can alone find a true record of my feelings on this oc casion?so memorable in my history. It is now only four years ago that 1 first came to reside in this beautiful and ancient town, and 1 then enter tained the hope that, at some distant day, af'.er the lapse of several years, by dint of upright deal ing, correct conduct, a faithful and courteous dis charge of my official duties, and a studious avoid ance of all party or political controversy, I might eventually break through the ice which is said to encrust that rich treasure?an englishman's heart ?and win for myself, by slow degrees, a place in youraffectiou aud esteem. (Applause)- 1 came here at a most auspicious moment for the realization of iny h"j>es. All matters of difference between my country und Great Britain had been happily re moved?the calm sagacity ofyourgreat statesmen, Sir Hubert Peel (loudcheers,) nod (Impelled the only cloud that dimmed the prosjioct of eternal peace iu the western horizon?the American arms had been triumphant in well-fought fields and against fearful odds?Taylor and Scott had added new laurels to their brows, and placed the prowess of my country beyond the reach of cavil?and the commercial credit of America, for awhile affected by a serious monetary crisis, hud resumed its former high tone, and the character of the American merchant stood foith untarnished. (Applause.) Instead of wait ing for the tedious ordeal of time, I was at once received into your confidence. I found the ice ul reudy thawed, and, from the very moment of my first coming among you, I have met with one con tinued and never-failing stream of kindne-s arid con sideration. From all and every one with whom I have had cither official, or business, or private r? lations, I have invariably experienced the utmost civility, courtesy, und sympathy. To the Admiralty, to the Custom Ilouse, to the press, to the magis tracy, and to the great companies connec'ed with Southampton, am 1 indebted f<r many favors; and, in times of difficulty and of trial, I have also found among you those true friends?friends in need?so rarely found?some of whom are here present, and to whose timely aid and support 1 owe that,jewel? so precious to every man engaged in commercial pursuits?my reputation. (Loud and continued cheering.) But all the manifold and mu'.tiform fa vors you have bestowed upon me would not satisfy the bigness of your hearts, aud you must needs put an indelible stamp upon your good feeling towards ine by the crowning compliment of inviting mo to u public dinner; and, in order to make this com pliment the more emphu'.lc anil complete, you have postponed this manifestation until you couid gather around uie the distinguished naval officers of my country who now grace your festive board, so that they might witness the triumph 1 have achieved over your affections. (Cheers.) The richness of your kindness places in a conspicuous light the pov erty of ay dosecta. When l rawct span the neatness of the honor you now confer upon mo. I am abashed at the minuteness of my claims to such distinction; and I ns-ure you,gentlemen, that the consciousness of the utter insignificance of my personal pretensions ha\ iug forced inc to ascribe your invitation to meet you this evening to a desire on your part to show tumor to mv beloved country in my humble person, it was froui a sense of doty, and not from any tacit or self-complacent idea that I was in any way enti tled to it, that I am now your honored guest. The time was when strong prejudice" existed in the minds of Englishmen against my country, and they ?. re freelv re'iprocateJ on the other side of the wa, rS? laughter.) These prejud.ee. t r'tfrir of my countrymen for having indulged in_t*u. Kd'^, tint much of it has been produced by those English writers who having visited our country, and, after beta? hwpitably reived bv us, have returned home i^c;ajswaft *;/ssjf&Ss c work- of talented men, wcre eagerlr reaa'brough ..... .|ie | "mted States, anil they left the imprc ion that England hated and despised us. Hate begeta S&rKS." "?v? ?ilndfrd bv whi. h to a-eertain on Amon.-ba v Iove of country. But I am ready to bear witne tha. the recent ion which these wonts met with in Englanl h is caused deep reiwntance to the authors. Among John Bulr? good qualities are love of justice and fairnUv; ami in prop m ion as my countrymen have [ounK; mixing with Englishmen atthe.rown ftr? f^SSS a'LrtT^tic^ an'lmerhan because be honors what he finds Krt'"t,.rcV)!' wh" h? I.M. noklv, 'rVh.?",, vt .n e,H>d and generous, in the character oi an f mrlishiuan7 (Loud cheers ) 1 would that all m countrymen could witness what transpires here to-night. 1 would that thev would call to mind the imcwhen the Mayflower left thu. very port, some ?em". ago freighted with those stern apostles of ITb.Tt y-thc Pilgrim Fathers-flying from the reh g^u Vr^utiobH which prevailed against them in fhis vcrv country, and seeking an asylum tor the Iree exercise of opinion in the wild and unknown wfldernc- of the western world; ud under whose auspices, on board that same ve?-el, humantt ^re covered her right", and government on the basis of e<jual laws fur the gc ? \nd then let them contrast the history of that v. ? sel with the hospitable reception now g.^n at thc fame nort to the Lawrence?a vessel or war, on a mission of peace, sailing under a eouiuiission lroin that government which was founded by th l K-eodants of those hardy outcast', ^d freighted with the productions of that country whi h ga them the asylum they sought, and whose inhospi table toil tney conquered by their own tndu-try. < Eoud and continued applause.) I .. no? un American here present, who, after nfleet' lug upon this comparison, will not hasten to root u fwhutcrcr prejodTc he may heretofore have nou rt.hed against thi" country as he wouldarank weed. (Hear and chcer?.) Knowing, as I dtkn , that the deinon-tration of this evening will be con strued, as it ought to be construed, by my cou'U'T; incn at home, into a manifestation of good will on Ihe part of the ,?oplc of Southampton ?o^nl- .h I nited States; and knowing, a' I do know, tha. alithat is wanting to make the America? heart beat will, a pulse of sWe friendship toward- England i- for tl'em to receive evidence.. '?ch ?'H'is.that h< r friendship will not be de-rn-. d, I n ml I have been guilty of a dereliction of duty?I shoulId not have faithfully performed the honorable trust whi' h m v government nfemdup-.nu,ebva^..n.n{{ andre-appointing tnc to the dignifledottcc of Ameri can ' onsul for this district? it 1 bad permit led any fal*e delicacy to hare interfered with the very gratily !ng! ihllbittoo of kind and friendly fee ing which has been di-playcd on this occasion towards my f:,un.try; (le.ud iicers ) I-et America know that England ha- that affection for her which a parent n*lur*1jl[ feels towards the child she has borne, and she will not deficient in fllinl piety (Menr, hnar.) M I Mglat.d should remember that although "he may h .ast her heroes, her statesmen, her philosophers, her men of science, bcrprow?s? and extended em , ire?when she is called upon to -how her most pre dion. i. wrls -he can, like the mother of the Orno St t? h" -Korou- offspring- ^?ejj -a? her proudest boast. (Renewed applause). Eet the frienily advances coiue from Oil" side, as they ought to come, and as on this evening they l? ome and we w.ll not forget to look upon England with a hallowed feeling of tc.denies- and v. aeration, ^ the land of our forefather.- s the augu-t re,-?s^ tory of the monuments and antiquities of our rrn-e the birth plaee and mausoleum of the sages and he ro^nf?u? ,mtern?l history: and alter our own court tn there would be none in -hose glory wc would mW delight, none whose go-d opt.not. we would be mole anxious to p?MM. none towards which our 1 m t' would yearn with such throbbing" of warm hearts wouia yowr? M,,yor. andgentlc tnei*n permit me now to conclude by wishing to each and all of you, individually and collectively, health. happiness and prosp. rity -Mr. t roskey resumed his J|Vn ? >| If*lid ^PP ^? || I The Mwor proposes! next, after some prelim. naryohsr-ryations, the health of the two members fur the borough of Southnnsptun.?Drank with bvud clKoring.^ NJ p (wh<| w warmly greeted on rising.) said II at on behalf of bis esdh aguc and hiutiell he re umesl their unle.gti. d and sincere ?bank' for the honor which bad just been confer.od ,'m.n them After making a very amusing political . h h- thanked them most heartily b.r th" man ner in which they had received the toast (Loud Ch'irr\f' i;. Cor am ax. after making a reyhand C-tlL ,.r the character of the Mayor of South on proposed the health of Kiehard Andrews. i*a , the worthy andreupwted.Mayorof riouthamp ton 1 >rnnk with loud cheers. t?-r.a There's a goxl time coming, hoys. THFe M voa reoncsted the company to accept his l? t thanks for the handsome manner In which th. y tie I tnaiiK , toa't. On all oc*a#loiiilt h id had ,|() ||i(. Kr,.Rtest good Tor the great m Slluw-townsmeVi. (Hear.) Ih y ' rn,M,r !.r tlA'amnn. who foee from the had had eouidmUe difficulty in Mooring the visit of the St. Lawrence to Sonthamnton; there was great competition in London, ana the oost of re moving hf?vy articles a kmg distance, had been likely to Movent them from experiencing the plea sure of revolving their American friends at this port. He With ethers waited on the American minuter, and their Snorts had ia the end been successful, ana, would, he hoped, prove benclicial to the town; if so, he should be amply rewarded for any trouble,he had taken in the matter. With regard to the Lord Mayor's visit last year, alluded to by i*ir A. Cock burn, he felt that if he could do anything for the benefit of the town, he ought to do so. Tfod had blessed him with means, and it was his duty to use them for the encouragement of others, and the in crease%of the commerce and prosperity of the town. lid propose t" Before he sat down, he would profuse the health of their worthy visiters and frienas?"Captain Sands and the officers of the St. Lawrence." Hrank with

enthusiastic applause. Band?"The Star-spangled banner." Captain Sands rose amid great applause, and said it could hardly be expected from one whose busi ness oratory was not?after the many handsome speeches to which they bad listened that evening? the speeches of two members of Parliament, and a man of oonsular dignity, from whom they bad a right to expect a good speech?(laughter and cheers)?that himself, a sailor man, could get up and make un oratorical display. Ifis task was a difficult one. He could only express his deep sense of profound gratitude for the reception wnich he and his officers had met, and the interest they took in all the proceedings of that banquet, given in honor of a publie officer of their own country, who, they were gratified to find, occupied so high and proud a position among the good people of this ancient and important city. (Applause.) lie was truly happy to find himself in command of a ship so favorably kuown here before, aui to be so honored 011 her present arrival. She now came freighted, not with the thunderbolts of war, but w.ith the arts of peace?(hear, hear)?to be exhibited on an crea tion the good effects of which would go down through coming centuries. (Hear, and cheers.) He hoped they would have an opportunity, at some future time, of meeting them all in America; and they might depend upon it, the officers of the St. Law rence, and their brother Americans, would give them a good reception. He would not attempt to make a long speech, aware that many others were desirous of being heard; and a* he was opposed at all times to monopoly himself, and advocated free trade, in ull things, with all the world, he would be brief on this occasion. (Hear, hear.) "Wherever 1 go," concluded the gallant, captain. " I shall never forget the kindness of the good people of Southampton. God bleat you all. May peace and amity long continue between u?, and war never be known again. (Hear, hear, and cheers.) Wherever 1 ha\e been, and met your arms, it has always been in a good spirit and good fellowship. War is not our policy. Your morning drum may beat, round the world?your flag, which ? for a thousand years has braved the battle ami the breeze,' may fly in every sea. Wc are content to act on the principle of ? Live and let live.' I'eaec is our great object. But, whilst wc will not invade the rights of others, we w ill take care that others shall not invade ours." (Loud cheers.) Mr. J. Drew proposed " I'rospcrity to the Rail way and Hocks. lie could not contemplate the natural facilities afforded by their beautiful harbor, without, at the same time, looking forward to the time when that harbor would be the most import ant in the south of England. When the >St. I rence passed through the Needles, she saw aie r large ship standing off to the coast of France, which had been five days beating from Loudon to i^pitbead, making, on one occasion, from four to six miles in 24 hours, lie referred to the Mada gascar Indiaman, bound for Madras. Now all this wear and tear, wages of crew, and much valuable time, might be spared by those splendid vessels making Southampton their port of departure. (Hear, and cheers.) The feelings which had been expressed towards America that night were not confined to the fifty or sixty gentlemen present, but were participated in by every inhabitant ot Southampton. (Applause.) He was truly re joiced to be present on that occasion, and he hoped the fc*t. Lawrence would only be the forerunner of many other noble ghij>s, which would be hereafter seen floating in their wuters on errands of peace. (Loud cheers.) Mk. Wynmiam Harding responded on behalf of the Kailway Company. lie wm instructed by the directors, who had sent him there to represent them, to express their cordial concurrence in the expression of feeling which bad brought them to gether that night. (Hear, hear.) 1'hey united with the gentlemen present in saying that Mr. ( roskey had done much to promote the trudc and commerce of {Southampton. (Applause.) Mr. Iseun acknowledged the toast on behalf of the l.tovk Company, and congratulated Mr Cros key on the course he had pursued, and the reward the people of Southampton hud conferred on him. lie would supply one omission in the speeches of the evening?viz.. that they were indebted to him, not only for the VMk to this f >rt of the St. Law rence, hut of those two magnificent liners?the Washington and Franklin, (cheers) which brought l-a'sengers and goods here from America, (tcr uiany. and the neighboring kingdom of France ; and also established the fuel that Southampton was not only fitted to be an outport for the metr?> rolls, but as an tntriih.t of commerce generally. >n the jairt of the Dock ('oinpanv he would siiy that tliev rejoiced to co-operate with the other great public companies of the town ; believing, as the}* uid, that extended public accommodation was the true touchstone of ail public companies. (< heers ) Mr. F. CoorER proposed, us a toast, "(Morion* t 'Id Kngland and Young America," wkich met with a hearty reception. Lieut. Avi kv, in responding to the ton-t, said thut, as un American, he felt much complimented by the remarks of kindness and friendship which had been made towards America. Tltc toaat ju-t drank was a very felicitous one, and rather saga cious t?>o, because nothing could, bo said creditable to America, but a portion of it reflected back on the mother from which Young America sprung. (Hear.) No other couutry but Did KngDrid was capable of producing a Young America. (Hear, and cheers.) KM ' Spain ana Portugal tried, about the same time, similar experiment; but, though their offspring still lived, the parturition hud only produced barren ness. (Hear, and cheers.) He cordially reciproca ted, on the part of America, all the remarks which had found utterance that night. Whatever little, trifling, disputes they had hud?and the best of mo thers occasionally quarrelled with the loveliest of her daughters?(laughter, and hear, hear)?they had but one common object in view. All those subject* of passing and momentary irritation had a by the < been buried by the distinguished sons of < )ld Kng land and Young America (Ashburtou and Webster) 'm ath the waters of Ht. John and Columbia, ami he must be a reckless and a bold man who should attempt to dive and fish them up. Hide by side was the only position in which America and Kng land could in future progress. (Hear, heir.) Hide by side with Kngland. in the great capital of the mother country, America was about to exhibit her triumphs in arts, in skill, in genius, and in mechani cal industry?to show to the mother what her child had been employed about during tlie last two cen turies, 3,000 miles away from her. (Load cheers.) Hhe might have exhibited those products in other countries where they would have excited more atr tention, because those other countries could not have approached her in excellence; but she prefer red. good rhild as she was, to bring them over, and place them in the lap of the mother country, to show the progress of her industry. (Continued cheering.) It mattered not, in the coining friend\y contest, which excelled. He did not believe that Kngli ?huien were so captious, as to be jealous of America if she should excel in any particular de partment. He was sure they (the Americans) were not, and if they were beaten, it would only stimu late them, in order that If, at some future day, they should hare such an exhibition on their own shores (hear, hear), they would be enabled to ap pear to more advantage. Hide by side the two countries must stand, in the advancement of civili sation and freedom. It was the only alliance he had ever heard of worthy the name of The Holy Alliance." (much cheering.) The bonds which united them were growing tighter and tighter; steam warmed their attachment to each other; and the tiine might come when the very lightning Would tend to hind them firmer and firmer. (Loud applause.) Mingled as they now were together in social and festive intercourse, so gratifying, he was sure, to all there present, how stirring was the thought that, side by side, in the frown region* of the North, now floated the banners of I 'Id Kngland and Young America? (cheers)?the Cross of Ht. (teofge, the emblem of the former's faith?and the Freedom Htar of America, typical of her hope; both nobly striving ia a crusade of common hu manity, to rescue and succor the gallant sailor and his rompaiiions whose fate interests warmly every bosom which civilisation shelters;?and he hoped it would not be considered out of place for hint to onelude hy proposing, a? a toast. "Health and success to our ooole countrymen of both nations in the Arcti: regions < iod grunt them a -afc nod vie torious return.''?This toast wus received with an enthusiasm which its interest and importance d> served. Mr. J. II. Htrmhxo proposed "The?iroat Steam 1 Packet Companies connected with Southampton." Captain Ma sots.*, who was I no Hy eh cored, said tliM lie lilt bim*clf totally unworthy of the praise whieii had been hru|>ed upon him by the proposer of thw toast. When he firs' joined the Went India Mail l'g* krt t 'onipany as a director, it was true '.lie I itnpany were laboring under considerable ditlii ul tics. Oeiatv etc mo navigation was then in it* in fate y. Their ships had to traverse *oa* aluio't un known. (Iliar.) Much was owing to the persever ance of the di ei tors; if?d If anything wa* wanting to stimulate him togreauTexertion* in favor of the ' om| any. it wa* t he very fla He ring manner in which he had been received that eve i.'ing. It was pleasing to hi ill to c'.'Uie down and add Nf testimony, as 4 i director and as an individual, to those which had been given to Mr. C roe key, to whom they wore all deeply indebted- (Aear, hear.) lie felt great plea eare, alao, in meeting the oflkers of the St. Law rence frigate. He had agraat reelect for the Ameri can charaeier. (Hear, bear). Uniting with them (the English), thee were making the cuds of the world te meed together. Uutj) lately, the steam-ships of the Company ,with which he was connected called at one American port every month ; and they had always experienced great kindness and forbearance from their American brethren. He aguin thanked them for the honor they had done him. Capt. Samps said he had the honor of proposing a toast which would be acceptable to every person there present, and, whilst some had bowed to suns in the ascendiant, he would turn to one whose sun for the present hud set?Mr. Laisbley?the gentle man who filled the honorable situation of chief ma Sist rate of Southampton when Captain Paulding was ere with the St. Lawrence upon her first visit. (Ap plause.) The many expressions of kind recollec tions he had heard from Capt. Paulding, not only of the then mayor and corporation, but of the inhabit ants of Southampton, had often warmed his (Capt. Sands') heart, little thinking, then, thut he should so soon experience the same kindness- (Hear and cheers.) ( iptain Paulding had shown him the ad dress which tne corporation hud presented to him, and which ho kept in a prominent place in his cabin, beautifully engrossed and emblazoned, exclaiming with gratitude, '* There, see wliut these good fel lows said to me.'' lie might much enlarge upon this toast, but, as he wus unwilling to engross more of their time than he already had done, he would call upon them t J drink, in full bumpers, the health of UeorgeLaishley, Esq. (lateJMayor), andtheCor poratiinof Southampton. Mr. Laimiley, who was warmly cheered on rising, said:?The first visit of the St. Lawren9e to the waters of Southampton, was an occasion of deep interest to the town and neighborhood, it being the first ship of the United States Navy that had ever been seen in our river ; and the impression made upon the authorities, and the inhabitants of the town generally, by < apt. Paulding and the distin guished officers uuder his command, was that of the highest respect, not only for themselves, but to wards that great country they so well, and so deservedly, represented. (Applause.) There are, however, circumstances connected with the present appearance of this splendid frigate in our waters, and the mis-ion of < apt. Sand-, still more interest ing, (hear, hear,) and fraught with far greater con sequences, not only toCreut Britain and the United States, but to the world at large ; coming, a- .-In; now does, laden with a cargo for the World's Exhi Idtiou?that marvellous di-play which may give a new and mighty impulse to the civilization and Iteace of the world?a spectacle such as the World las never yet witnessed; people of all countries and all languages co-mingling together, striving to promote one great object?that of embellishing, improving, and elevating, their common humanity ; where the representatives of kings and queens, presidents and princes, manufacturers and mer chants, arti-uns and mechanics, will meet on neu tral ground, to behold und admire both the won drous works of Clod, and the gigantic achievements of man (loud cheers). But, .Mr. Mayor, of all the contributions from any or from every other country in this vast world of wonders, none will pro duce a"feeling of deeper emotion, or more thrilling interest, than those hundreds of packages of the rarest, the most remarkable, and tne inost valuable specimens of the mineruls and vegetables, the arts and the manufacture", of the country and home of the gentleman whom to-night we are met to honor? the consul of the United States, and tho gillint captain and the distinguished officers of the St. Lawrence, and <?pecially amongst tho inhabitants of Southampton. Of all the incidents of historic interest connected with our lovely town, and they arc not lew. perhaps there is not one more exciting, or more pleasurable, than that the streets of South ampton were once trodden by the feet of those de voted patriots?the Pilgrim Fathers?whose names and whose deed" will live on the page of the world's history, to the latest generation?(hear, hear, ami cheers): thut our ancestors should have actually shaken by the hand that little band of heroes; aad that the Mayflower?that tight little bark? should have started on her tempestuous, and peri lous, but successful voyage, from the waters of Southampton. The great contest had then began in this country, between the governors und the governed?the great question being shall the one be despotic, or the other free!?a contest which, happily for us, has long since ceased, and vv iih what result! Where now is thut royal house, with all its pride, and pageantry, and power? It has passed away. Its descendants have become extinct; at this day they have neither habitation nor name amongst the sons of men; whilst from that hand ful of persecuted, expatriated patriots, the object" of their batred and cruelty, tlieir contempt and scorn, has arisen, still survives, and is still extending itself, one of the most enlightened, most powerful, and most nro-;>crous empires in the world. (Loud cheers.) What a lesson through all time both to to princes and to people, to the governors and the gov erned; and, as it was well said by that groat man and enlightened statesman, Daniel Webster, as yet we hardly begin to realize the vast iin|iortance* to human society, and on the history of the world, of the voyage of that little vessel tnut carried across the Atlantic that handful of men, whose hearts were swelling and whose souls were panting for civil and religious liberty. As they sailed down our river on the 5th of August, ItfcSl, with barely suffi cient stores, so protracted was their voyage, to pre serve them from starvation, little did they imagine that on the 14th of March, 1851, there would be seen sailing up these waters a noble frigate, from the then unknown and distunt country of their ndoption, commanded and manned by their brave and enterprising de-eendants, laden with rich and valuable production*, representing liotb the re sources of the country und the industry and skill of twenty millions of their children?(cheers): and when, after their arrival on the bleak und dreary coast of their adopted homo, at a banquet at winch they entertained a tew of their friends who had gone out to join them in their exile, ull that they \ eould set before them was a lobster, a piece of H-h, i without bread, and a cup of rold water, bow little i did they anticipate that at no very distant )*riod i that barren wilderness, uuder the operation of An ! glo-Saxon culture, would not only provide suste ! nance, furnish?with the necessaries, comforts, and I luxuries of life, twenty millions of their descendant-, but enable them to spare of their abundance, and cx | port to other nations lc"s favored than them selves, to the amount of twenty millions sterling annually?(bear, hear); or that from tho circum scribed boundary of tho barren rock at Plymouth their sons would have extende I their territory to t< now to have trebled that of < treat Britain and Ire land, (not including our colonies), France, and Cor sica, the Austrian Empire, including Hungary, and all the imperial States, the superfices of which are Ht * I,()00 English square miles, whilst that of the I 'uited States is at this day (not including Califor nia) one million eight hundred thousand; or thut her hardy sailori would have all but monopolized tbe trade in the raon?tersof the deep, employing in that trade 2)10,001) tons of shipping and 'iO.OfJO sad ore, realizing an average profit of a million and a half sterling, one million of whieh is expended in the increase of comforts and luxuries at home, and the other half million exerted for augmentation and farther profit to nations abroad. Mr. Mayor, you vry well remember that it was but late in the world's history when our neighbors, the Dutch? then, perhaps, the best navigators in the world? ?>erfoimed the voyage from Europe to America by leaving Amsterdam in the spring of the year, sail ing only by day, furling the sails and laying to at night, on reaching New York discharging the ear go, unrigging the "hip, nnd laying up lor the winter, the return voyage being made in the same way in the following summer. But how is it now? Not years, nor months, nor weeks, but days aud hours, measure the di'tanee, so that the spaee between U" and America is reduced to a comparative span. Now, sir. see how this lengthens the life of man; that is, if we estimate the duration of human life, not according to the number of days and night- a man loiters, and sleeps, and grovels on the earth, but according to the number of acts and the amount of objects act oiupli"bcd during his existence. (Ileal). It may jxnhap" he said that Old Time himself has now attarhrd his travelling rarriage to the steam engine, and that, whether lie travel by land or by water, in the space of one man's life he performs a journey that in olden times would have occup-c I the years of many generations; and whatever maybe ?aid bv French. English, or coot eh, a large share of the credit of these scientific achievements belong to America; and we may as well give Jonathan his dm- at ones, for w<- maybe sure he will, sooner or later, de ?etve. snd have it, too, whi ther we will or no. Two yenrs before Miller and .^yminington succeeded in Fcollnnd. John Pitch, the poor watchmaker of Phila delphia, had found out the great secrets, both of the power and the management of steam, though he riad not the means to continue and perfect his ex periments; he, however, left three volumes in mnnuscript carefully sealed up, not to I pencd until thirty years after his death, in whieh lie de tailed his embarrassments, his disappointments, and his predictions?one of which was that, within a century, all the western rivers would he wanning with steamboats, lie renuested that his remains might he deposited on the hank" of the (thin?and why !?that the stillne-s of hi- resting place might be cheered hy tbe song of the boatmen, and that the tnu-ie of the sW-uni engine might soothe his de parted spirit. Within thirty rears all hi-predic tions wefe accomplished. Mr. Afnyor, if ever there were in the histoiy of the world two tuition- In a position to do each other, and others, the greate-t possible amount ot good, or the utmost imaginable e mount of evil, they are (ireat Britain and the I'nited States (('beers.) Bound together hy all the tuoeir* of thought, by the inseparable union of language, hy a Common history, by one original ancestry, h> literature and liw<, what a mighty >n floeiH e for goO.I or f> r evil may wc not, nay, must we not, exert upon Jin* world. Mow important, then, to both countries, a.'d to all ratum-, tout w- slto'ild fcvlketc to and cnriy on; tho e noble principle avowed by the flrat President of tho American I nion?a man whose fame is irreproachable, whose name is immortal, (I need not name Washington,) of strict jastioe and universal benevolence?which alone became a great, free. aad enlightened people. In that case, what Englishman ein imagine, what American can guess, the amount of influence which the Anglo-Saxons shall exert in the promotion of the best interests of man and the universal estab lishment of the civil and religious liberties of the human race. (Loud and long; continued cheering.) Mr Sheriff Pai nk, in a few introductory remarks, proposed "(.apt. I'auldiug, and the recollections ot the St. Lawrence"?a toast which was very warmly reyonded to. t Lieut. DfEit said he was scarcely able to make a speech at any time, and much less so then. The hour was late?they were most of them tired?and he had two reporters in front of him; and if any thing would embarrass a man, surely these things would do so. (Laughter). But he would say a word or two, in thanking them for the toast. A few days before he sailed from America, he crossed the Alleghany uiouutuius with one of the officers who had served under Capt. l'aulding on the former visit of the .St. Lawrence to this port: and he could assure that company that he and his brother officers were not surprised at the hospitality they had ex perienced. They expected it?they came fully pre pared for it. (lfoar, hear, and laughter.! It wa. often said that stieechcs were a humbug; but when he told thorn that that was the first time he had ever attempted to address u public assembly, he Imped they would not apply that remark to him. lie could assure them that nc spoke the sentiments of his heart. (Hear, and cheers.) All the speakers they had heurd that night said there was but one feeling between England and America?a unity of interest. Now, he contended they were in anta gonism with each other, not belligerent. They were competitors in trade?their armies were arrayed against each other, not under the command of the hardy Scott or the Iron Duke, but they had their Collins matched ugainst your (the English) Cunard. (Hear, hear.) The English had their lines ot ocean steamers, and the Americans had theirs. They were at it, engaged in a glorions field of en terprise; thus they were ant agon, tie to e?:h other?not however in the spirit of war; and Com merce would give the victory to whom she pleased. (Hear, and cheers.) That was a glorious rusi d %urrr(, the repeal of the navigation laws ; but they (the Americans) were prepared for them, and the President was ordered to extend the same advantage to their own ships. (Applause). Despotism was often tulkcd about. Many in their country knew nothing about this government: and his country men would be surprised to hear, when they returned to America, that in one of themost important bor oughs of England there sits in the chiel magisterial chair, a man who entered the town with nothing ; but who was about to leave the world? he hoped, however, not for many years to come?(hear, hear) ?possessed of great wealth, influence and honor. < 'rowns often fell on the wrong head, but this wa not the case with the present monarch of England. In conclusion, he would express a hope that, as the Queen of England must, like all other mortals, pas away. the heir apparent to the throne might grow in the affections of his future subjects as he grow in years, as much beloved and honored as was their present glorious Queen, and long lir e a happy so vereign over a happy people- (Greatcheering.) The Mayor proposed the health of "The Towin Clerk," prefacing the toast with a few complimen tary allusions. .Mr. Alderman Brooks proposed "The Press." which was responded to by Air. Eaudcr. The last toast of the evening?"The Ladies"? was given by Mr. Borrett, and acknowledged by Mr. Senior Bailiff White ; after which the Mayor left the chair, and the proceedings of this very in teresting festivity were brought to a clote at a late hour. Tlxe World"! Fair. THE ArrKOACHlHa EXHIBITION?ARK VNOKMENTS FOR THE ore NINO?AMERICANS IN THE IWLACK?THE MOCNTAIN LIGHT. [Frew th.- London Times. April 3.] llir Majesty the Queen awl Prince Albert visited the ( rystal 1 alace yesterday afternoon, awl ex amined attentively the immense preparations in progress for the opening next month. They in spected the machinery and agricultural implement departments, the sculpture and fine arts courts, and the great organ in process of construction on the western gallery. < rossing the transept, they passed into the foreign division of the Exhibition, and entered the Austrian, Spanish, awl several other allotment?, i he exhibitor? and their workmen in the different sections received them with every mark of loyalty and respect, and they were repeatedly ? beered in their progress. Such visits are of im mense service at the present moment, and give a vast impulse to the efforts which all parties un making to be ready by the first of May. 1 ler Majes ty s presence in tbut busy scene of unceasing labor, while everything is still in confusion, and while form and order are slowly and painfully emerging from a chaos of materials, Indicates that she takes a livelv "iterert in the success of the great undertaking which originated with the Prince Consort, awl witti which the industrial reputation of the country i? i ow inseparably associated. The executive com mittee, the contractus, awl all cia<-?>s of exhibi tors, will press forward their respective tasks with renewed energy under such mirviiUum, and, al though but one short month now remain-1 for com fileting the arrangement?, fresh courage and etreogth will be inspired to meet the great dift't ul ties which still hare to lie overcome. A fVw week' ago the contemplated opening seemed ahne*t itn possible. So vast was the labor?so cxtcn-ive the area to be occupied?that even those most conver sant with the resources at command. In sitnted to be lieve that the Poyalt ommiasiuii could keep faith with the public. The resolutions come to, as tothe limit' of time for receiving goods, have dispelled all thee d.'ul.fs. t outributor' have re-ponded to that dec! -ivc pink, ediiig.und for?. v,ruldays pust ;iDein.rmou quantity of goods have beeu poured into the building. VVagons laden with every sweies of commoditv nave de|K).ited their burden' in the interior, and though the operation of unloading ha' isv n carried on with remarkable despateb, the string of convey ances in waiting often extended down the Kcti'ington road a- lur a' the end of I>loune street. .vu h a spectacle was probably never witnessed in any tho roughlare of the metropolis.before; and pos*ei"-by Mopped to pure ut that long procession ?it' industrial products, more wonderful in its character than even the row* of splendid equipages assembled in the ad joining park during the height of the sea-oti. i ii( .Monday wH) wagon loads were received; yet the whole ol this vast consignment whs deposited with the utmost regularity, and without unv inconveni ence to the or?Unary traffic of the t'hurough&re. ? ucIj are the nd.antages of judiciou-ai rangem. nt' As Saturday was the lust day allowed for ir-civing agricultural implements, yesterday wa fixed a- the '"nit of time within which large and heavy u i t i -l.-s could be sent in. The arrivals in tin- machinery department may now therefore be roMderrd as neurlv completed, nnd an upprnximtktion mav h< made to* correct estimate of the lea<Ung feature* <?f that great section of our native imlos tiy. JTi- authorities at the t rv-tal I'aia c . xpr.? themw lves entirely sat'i-li. <1 with th. prospe.-t before them in this portion of the Ex tnbition. Every remarkable feature of our lonir reeogntred skill in machinery will, it is said, be fully and tuirly developed and illu-tratcd, ami <>|. one or two points, wbire fears were cater'*!aed th.it the display would be defective, all cans.- of uneasi ness has been removed. Mr. Nasmytb's stem hammer, wc rejoice to hear, is tube exhibited; and the calico printing machine of Mr. Mather .?[ , Manchester, about the production of which there ; appeared at one time to be a doubt, will xl?o b in | eluded in the jollection. The whole process of our cotton manufactures, from its corn me new men t to the close, can by this valuable acee.-ion be repre sented in the building, and foreigners will be em* bled to sec the wouders of that system of mocha.i isui whi-h, developed by the genius of ?nch men a 11.xrgrcaves Arkwright, Croinpton, and CartwrigLr. ha' within le?s than a century given so inun. n?ean impulse to oar national industry. The ma-hinerv department of the Exhibition is now in a very for ward -tatc, and in the collection due l?ot)o:- ami at tention will, no doubt, be given the rati..us modifi cations of the steam-engine displayed. Mos'ofthe great makers in each department to which the discovery ?f Watt hss been applied l??v. come for ward with sfirf, tTirurrt of their handiwok. Messrs. Bolton ?nd Watt will exhibit direct-a-tiiig ?crew engines of TOO-horse power; Penn will show oscil lating marine engines of admirable work man ship and improved design in the economy of ?|avco ef fectcd; Messrs. >toddart sti.l Slaughter of Bri-fol. an.l Mr. Atherton, of the I'iymoutli dockyard, wilt ?i or contributor* to tlii* ini|M)rtant ?nrtion. Mc?w. Kobiii??>n nnd Ku?mll are erecting uu im ni. n'e siignr-iuill, the sire of whieb will leave upon the mind an impression littie short of that which the gr. at hydraulic press already prmlii' loirgr Higur-pant <>f burnished copper, exhibited by Mr. Pontile*, attrnct tlie eye among other objects. The latest improvement" in the printing pre-- will he displayed by Mr. Applegnth, a specimen of whose beautiful invention will be exhibited mi a small scale, at work, and is now nearly reads. There will be some veiy ingenious rope-ina tunerv ex hibited by the Mayor of Newcastle j aa invention for driving rivets, by (iarforth ; a new tmistriiction of corn mills, by Fairbairn ; and. Ih.stgh lat mentioned, i . ilia; - most curious of all, an envelope folding-machine, the invention of Mr. 1> hi Itu. a native of Jersey, In every other part of the British si.le of the Ex hibition, the preparations are now fur mUsnemf. J he trophies of industry intended to decorate ihe centre ai* e are in proee-s of rapid eon drw.-lion; w.u k inen labor at some of t'lem . ..closed in hoard ings, tonrevent interruption The progress of others ran he fr. ely in-pe. tcl; ami here wc n.uy mention hat in a prominent position in the nave, the Itoti-i-no.ir is to be exhibited. Her M ijesty his gracion.lv consented to allow the whole world lo sec tin lur-fumed 'mountain of ligut." Extra ordinary precautions are to he taken for its -.ife ?/> Jft ol tuch ft kind tbut the curi9*i'y of the

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