Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 22, 1867, Page 6

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 22, 1867 Page 6
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'AIRS l\ I."""'1' Scene at the Opening of the British Parliament. Urd Dfrty, Earl Russell anil flr. Gludstone on Uie American Claims, Canadian Con federniloo. Ireland and Reform. *?. *?? . *c. The iteamehij" Allemannia, Captain Mer, from Sooth ?mpioo on tbe fltb of February, reached this port yes terday morning with the Herman and English mail* and our ..pacta) Karopean correspondence, containing inter oounr details of the late cable despatches. I'nder the title of The Previous Question," the Paris L\replies 10 some objections lately brou.bt against M for so constantly making use of the word liberty on ?very occasion. "You give too inoch importance to She term," the others remark; "liberty is ex eaiieot. but it is not everything. What greater folly can there be than to attribute to tt a character which It doee not possess, a power that eanuot possibly belong to It." The IAbertr answers that tt quite agrees with the persona making those observa tions; that it looks on liberty as a means only, and that tno whole matter appears to it to be only what Is called the previous question. For the lost fifty years, It goes on to say, the necessity of liberty baa been moat warmly debated In France, and during all that time legislators have been making and unmaking lawa on the press, right of meeting, right of association, aixl the respective attributions of the public power. At last the struggle ended in a revolution, and a new party came to the chief place. By degrees, or all at once, the new authority took back sM the llbertios previously a - cor led. and the contest then commenced Just as sharp'y as before, lint, during that period, who thought, the Xsbe/fs asks, pf reforming the civil laws and probing to the bottom those social problems, the explosion of which so greatly terrified the past age, and the slumber of which ought not to iosp<re Ibe present generation with too much security. The Parie I'atrie remarks that tho agitation which had for a time been observable in Franco relative to the sup pression of tbe octroi-duties, now seems to be dying awuy. In fact, tbo torm "suppression" seems by com mon consent to be abandoned, and tbe more moderate expression of "transformation" only employed, the mason being that where said dntios were done away with, other taxes were invariably substituted for them. Tbe Paris 8i*che by no means approves of tbe arrange ment entered into by tho Italian government relative to tbe Church property. Our contemporary thinks that tho ?lergy have been loo favorably dealt with, and seems to Imply that the Chambers will not sanction what is pro posed to bo done. Russia, says the Paris Lr Frantt, is said lo have the Intention of keeping all her representatives at Ike prtrnf governments in Germany. This statement appears to be confirmed by tbe recent nomination of Baron de M'-ycn derlT to tbe post of Russian Minister at Weimar. The Paris letter in tbo Luitpendance Bdpt, says:? The taste of public opinion in France for liberal reforms Raving been excited. It will not content itself with thoso acquired, and each dav is forming desires for furiher concessions. There are now rumors, not only of the snpprvmion of tue prev ious authorization lor tbo citation of journals and of the lowering of the value of the stamp, completing for tlie press tbe substitution of the jurisdiction of the correctional liitranala for the arbitrary control of tbe administration, Rat also of tbe abotttiou of tho licenses which limit tbe esercise of the trades of printer and bookseller, of the Mtums of tbe right of assembly, of the establishment ?f tbe tribune in tbe Senate as woil as in tbe Legislative Bod*, with an Increase in the powers or tbo former Chamber, and. malty, of the crowning of those trans formations by an amnesty' and farther ministerial iJnasn If alt those measures are realized there toao Mnabt that they wold convert into a legitimate satisfac tion the species of mistrust or indifference with which was first received the decree o! tho 19tb January. la tbe east of Europe tbe Opinion Waliuna!<, of Paris, declares the situation is becoming each day more com plicated; Greece is avowedly in much agitation, S'rv.a to discontented, tbe Sclav# populations are impatient at their Bufferings, and tbe Cretan troubles are not yet put down. Europe, on her side, expresses, by ber vast military preparations, the uneasiness which this uui venal trouble in the Fast causes her. Tbe London Tune* of the Olb of February says in its money article The prospectus was Issued yesterday o! a new telegraph Rue to America, to be railed the British und American Telegraph ! ompany, limited, Willi a capital of ?800.000 In shares of ?20. The light cable patented by Mr. Allan, by which a saving of about a thirl In cost of construction Is alleged to bo effected. Is the one proposed to be used, and tbe rouM contemplated is ironi Falmouth lo the dsoree, about 1,260 miles, and tiience to Halifax, about 1.360 miles. The charge lor a message not exceeding twenty words is to be fixed at ?4. in part payment oi Ibe contract ?200,000 in shares Is to be takon. nnd the patentee is to receive ?30,000 In cash, with a royalty on profits, the | reciso amount of which Is not specified. Tbe adrlc-s from tiie Fraukfort bourse by the Alle mannia a ate that, as time pastes without any increase of political ((implication.", confidence revives, aBd the capital which was hoarded, owing to the apprehension ?f another war, comes to market and increases the plethora of money, for which there is no other outlet than inve tmcuh; in public securities. A communication from Toulon save:? The tbree-'lecker Souveralu, which left this port on the 3th uli., experienced tri-lufnl weather, which nrevented her lor a fortnight from pacing the Emit* of Gibraltar. After attaining the an chorage ot Algeeiras she at last was able lo rraon Cad.z, where sh" was still on the 20ih rooowmg i ber "tores and coal so as to continue her route to Mexico. According to orders lrutn the maritime authorities, the Amazoni will start on the 6?h for Tavenne, with five hundred convicts and two companies of the Third regi ment ol marine infantry, expected at Bocbefort hy rsib wav. Tbe Iphigcnta ?iU set sail on the 10th with two hundred and flftv condemned to New Caledonia, with a guard of twentv ' men. She will make the tour of the world, going <>nt by tbn tape of Good Hope and return tag by Cape Horn. THE ?RITt?H MBUAMEMT. Bv,r-W Repert nl the Sees* at tbe Opeelss mf the fir eelm The Keval Preeeaaiaa and Mate "Tarii Oat" ef Qaern Victoria l?ls Uiigwtahed Assemblage la the Heaae ef I.orde Orceera ef Her -Majesty aad tbe Royal Prlacrmn fit. Hy special telegram from London to tbe Hrrvlp, tttrough tbe Atlantic cable, we were enabled to submit to ?or readers on tbo 7th Inst, a very animated and accurate account of tbe scenes witnessed In the streets of that toty rad wttbln the doors of the House of I-onla on tbe isipardon of tbe opening of Parliament. To-day we bavo Mm reports of tbe London Journals, brought by the ?teatnshlp Allematile, embracing tome additional facts relative to the roTvt rnocasBOg. [From the London Times. Feb. 6-1 Yesterday ber Majesty the Q-*en opened the "cond ?Mlon of her Seventh Parliament and the thirtieth of bar now long end prosperous retga. The occasion was ana calculated to excite a high degree of interest; for it Mi only came after a crisis tbe meet important perhaps, which bee occurred eluee her Majesty's acceselon to the anon, aa well in Ite popular bearings as its politi aal indications, bet alae at a period when everything ? Bortends that the evasion which it inaugurated will C more eventfol even than the leal. Though but few can be actual spectators of the ceremonial within tbe house, ell feel an indefinable sen?e of ?artfclpaikra in It if they can but catch a paselng glance 5f the principal actors in ibe acne Some ?urh ?anstdcrattons alone could have induced ihe vast gnaltltodee who flocked from all parts of I and on Eterday to face rain and wad in order to see the ?I pageant A genial sunshine In the forenoon gave M that "Queen's weather" would lend Its aid go tbe attraolion of tbe coming spectacle. hut shortly before twelve o'clock rain began to fall, and at rlf.paat twelve the ra.n came dosn in torrents, th sides of Parliament street were denselv parked the windows of tbe houees eren those from which but an indifferent view could tie obtained, were a - - eiia wkiok wee aiiilnKIa end menV ?lied and every eite which was auitahle. and many which warn not, were made more or lew available lor etw erection of temporary stands end balconies. A be" Liton of the Grenadier Guards, headed by their band, nnrtnd entrancs to the lairds, end the flatfsUvam* opposite Palace yard. Her Maiest y occu T,hll M termed a -dress carnage, with eight 1?k? colored horses Though tbe downpour of rein rSETeould catch a glimisra of the Queen, l.ats ami handkerchiefs were tumultously waved as ber Maiesty b^ndkerafiiers worn ^ u roM ^"tS7?s?2 .o. ?w#Jve ^clock but long before tbel t me a co?idOTabte SSE, JnSai ceoce of tho loof oonrtdors aod cb ricbaet "" rtKthat time t"l after 5T. T<J^a2SSr"thto bencbea flll-d more slowly; far tm t>*? wwrtg* *"'? cowWciih! with Iki Tariou diplomatic bodice wi? -won filled, an i alio that on the left ot lln Chamber. At thi > r - I of 'Ins, n?W '.he ihteliC Ml A group of Indian Pr uees, tbe otfaorrtinary msfntfloence of wbom dresses am! jewels mad* them !<>r? long lime the prominent fern Cure* of attract on to tho lalie- present. Early nfter tho opening Prirre Teck. wearing tho handsome uniform of hi ie ami silver of the Austrian Hui-ara, entered the llouae, and w.u< <ol<1 vied bjr Fir Edward fust, Chief Maeter of tho Ceremonies, to a seat jiwl outs de (he body of tho lloute, in which, no uot being a peer, Lc of course could have no place. Lord Houghton was tho Bret lay peer to present himself, ird he was qulrkly Pillowed by the Marquis of Win chester, the Karl of Westmoreland, tho Bishops of Ox ford. 1 omlon and Ely, and the Archbtahope of Canter bury and York. None of their lordslilpa, however, had jet assumed their robes of state, but in plain mum lug costume moved about the House, convening with the peeresses and ladies of their acquaintance. Towards one o'clock the body of the House was almost filled with ladies. ? At about one o'clock tha Bishops, In their robos of stale (similar to thoa'' of her Majesty's Judges, hut with out the wis), began to lake their placas on tha Episcopal bench. There was, however, not room for them all, and several had to ait with tho Judges in front of the woolsack. At the aaroe time also many jieers In their robe9 took their seata Justices Brumwell, Lush, Shew, Chief Baron Kelly, Mr. Baron Cbanncll, and Mr. Justice Byles eaine In almost together, and after them the I,ord Chancellor nnd Lord Cranworth. The part allotted to the Diplomatic body had mounwhile been gradually tilling, and the crowd of splendid uniforms covered with orders and decorations, which is alwuvs to he seen there on these occasions, made it one of the most brilliant parta of the whole chamber. The ambas sadors of Turkey, France, Austria, Prusala and Russia occupied the front seat, and behind these were tho min isters of Belgium, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Bavaria, while the background was filled up with ministers from minor States and a crowd of secretaries and attaches. The tlrst peers to represent tho opposition were Lords Granville, clarendon and Sydney After them came Lord Hoden, lent Duffenn, Lord Darnley, Lord Albemarle, the Dukeof Fiitherloud, Lonl Thurston, the Duke of Bucking ham, Lord Lytton, Lords Shrewsbury and Talbot, and the Marquis of Wcstmeath. The Marquis of Winchester, the Duke or Beaufort, Lord Coiville and many peers who are very seldom seen In the House save on these occaslouu, were also present, and by ball-past one o'clock the House was nearly full. At this time Lord Derby entered. There was a mo mentarjr hush as a brilliant gronp appeared at the door, and tiieir Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales, tho Duke of Ed'nburg and the Duke of Cambridge, attended by their equerries, entered. Both the Princes wore ordinary roli.-- as dukes over their uniforms, and tho Prince took his own seat, the tlrst on the opposition ban lies on the left, next the throne, with the Duke of Kdmburg below and the I'uko of Cambridgo next to him again. After these < ante Lord Chief Justice rfovill, with Messrs. Justices Smith and Keating. At ten minutes past two the doors on the richt of the throne, by which the Queen enters, were thrown open, and the w hole of the Illustrious a-sembluge in tho Cham ber rose with a great rnstle, which was instantlv suc ceeded by an intense silence as every eye was fixed upon the door. Formerly, when the Queen used to open Par liament with the Pnncc Consort, her arrival was always proclaimed beforehand by brilliant flourishes of (rum pets. Yesterduy, however, as last year, the splendid pro cession eutored amid a solemn silence that ?va" almost funereal. First came tho heralds, bowmg stiffly in their tabards as they passed the throne, then the chief otIUore of the household, followed by I-ora Derby, carrying the sword of Htate, and accompanied by Lord Malineaburyv After these noblemen came her Majesty. accompanied hy the I'riureses Helena and Lounte :tntl Prince Arthur: and followed by the Duchess of Welling ton, who stood behind the throne. The Queen, n5* she sai on the throne, had the Prineesse?, with Lord Derby and Lord Maltnesbury, on her left. On her right vrcro the Lord Chancellor,"with the speech; the Duke of Buck ingham, the Mnrquis or Winchester, with the cap of maintenance, and tho Duke of Richmond, bearing tho Imperial crown, while the officers of the household, the Chamberlain's Depariineul and the House of I-orde closed in the background. When tho Queen had taken her place on the throne, the Lord chaucellor, by her command, requested their lordships to be seated, and the Deputy Usher of the Black Rod was despatched to summon the "faithful Commons." Dunug the iuterval which alwuvs elapses before the knights and burgesses present theni--olvc< in almost tumultuous array below the bar. the most intense silence prevailed In the House of Peers, nud every look was directed to too august occupant of tho throno and those who stood around it. They might have bten sta tues, so motionless were tbey all. The Queen never stirred n?r l/okeri In Hp'it or I'/t. Her dress was a plain black silk. with the ribbon and star of tho Carter. On her bead was a Mary Stuart cap. sur mounted by a demi crown of brilliants, from the back of which depended a long white veil, and she woro the Koh-i-noor in a necklace. Prince Arthur wore the very plain uniform of a cadet ?f the Royal Military Academy. The "fai'.blul Commons" came to the bar in a more orderly way than last year. When complete alienee was restored, the Lord Chan cellor. bowing to the Queen, opened the speech, and in as? admirably clear voice read tha dosumeev |A very correct report of the speech waa transmitted through the Atlantic cafcia and published in the 1'?ti ? next day.?Ed Hnut n.} The reading of this unusually long address was lis tened to with the most profound silence, which deep ened almost into intensity when tho paragraph relating to reform was read. At the end of the speech there was a minute's pause, when the Queen bowed graciously from the throne and at once all rose at the signal. Her Majesty then descended the steps, and turning towards the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh who were advan- lng Ui meet her. abe came lorward and kissed them both. Anything more simple, natural and affec tionate than this greeting between the mother and h"r children cannot well he imagined The Quecu then pre sented her hand to the Duke of Cambridge and to Prime feck, each of whom k.sscd it resp ctfuliy. and then again turning lo the House she bowed and left with the same State ceremonial as she had entered, followed hy her sons In a few minutes the whole of the brilliant aasemhlate had broken up, and tlr e commenced the second - .melon of the seventh Parliament of Queen Victoria. Tin: aiuiRies?thk jloisi ciaiws, ntnxs, rarrssn AVI. MRXICO. Lord Bsarrnswr, ;n moving the address, noticed the various topics m< uiionrU in the royal speech, expressing especial satisfaction at tho conciliatory efforts of the go erniuent to arrange existing difficulties with the United States, approving the course adopted to detest the Fenian conspiracy, and commending the measures taken and proposed lo check the cattle disease and to prevent the renewed outbreak of cholera. Ho hoped that the long pending question of Parliamentary reform would obtain a speedy and -atisfactory solul ou. but he regarded the question of the freedom of trade and labor as of even greater urgency, and trit-ted tliat tho inq lirie* ol (be Ho.- ul Commission upon trades' nnlonn would be productive of general advantage. Lord DtuANRRF. in seconding the address, briefly glan ed at the vanons suhieets dealt with In the speech, and more particularly dwelt upon the Irish policy of the government, which he cordially approved. Tho ques tion or landlord and tenant wts one of long standing and requiring immediate settlement, and it was one which could tie very pnqierly dealt with by a government whose head was not oniy an Irish proprietor, but a land lord who had ever been anxious for tho welfare of l is tenantry. After some remarks upon trades' unions the original objects of which he approved, but whose co ercivo operations be condcuinod, he proceeded to con sider the subject or reform. He thought that the peo ple had spoken out dee.idedly upnu the question, and lie thought the time waa favorable for the consideration of a reform hill. The extent of such a mea>ire was a question lor discussion. but he believed that Parliament would support the government in carrying any well considered scheme which proposed to extend Ibe fran chise lo a degree commensurate with the increased spread or education and political knowledge. Karl Ki-ssei.l said? 1 am happy to say with respect to the address, which baa been moved and seconded in a manner so fair and to temperate, that I ran tee no rea son why we on this side of the House should oflcr to it any objection. (Hear, bear.) With regard to the speech from the throne itself, however. I think It necessary to make a lew observations A sentence in the rpcecb has reference to the United States, and in ' com menting upon It I must say 1 see no reason why, because I. when at the bead of the Foreign office, did not accept certain propositions which were made lo me. the noble lord now at the head of that de partment should not come to a different conclusion. 1, myself, in dealing with questions relating to America? as, for instance, in the case of the Ray Islands?took a course more in conformity with the views of the Ameri can government than my predecessor in office deemed It his duly to pursue. The honor of the country is not, I presume, involved in the proposal which the govern ment have made, and I trust both bouses of Parlia ment wilt very shortly be informed In wbst that pro IHisal consists. There are several topics BdtweqnenUr mentioned In tha speech with reepect to which I do not i hlnk it necessary lo express either my agreement or dissent, although they art of great importance. When the meumres connected with them are laid upon the table your lordships will be able to form an opinion as to whether tbe policy of the government is likely to bo conducive to tae aeltare of the country. Passing over, therefore, those topic* lor the present, I come at once to a subject on which the attention of the country Is fixed? I mean the subject of Parliamentary reform. Upon that question the speech from the throne telle us:? Your at'enlloa will ngaln he-call'd to the stale of the re presentation of lbs people In Psi!lament, and I trust that your deliberations, conducted In a spirit of moderation and mutual lorhearat.ee, may lead in the adoption of measures Which, without uudttly disturbing the halance of political pew'sr. shall frerlv extend lite elective fraoi Ulae. \n?, I mav, I hope, conclude from that paragraph? which l", I must say, somewhat mysteriously worded? that a bill will very soon be introduced into the o her House or Parliament dealing with reform, and that It will contain provision* so fair thai that house mav be able to meet It in a liberal spirit (Hear, hear.) And I promise tbe noble earl another thing?that bis bill shall have lair play (ministerial cbeers), that II shall not be thrust aside by any underhand methods; that there shall be no factions movements or combinations against it on tho part of those who ran combine for nothing else (renewed tniu'stanal cheers); that It shall be dealt with on Ita otht merits; that If we can approve it we shall give it our cordial aupport ? but that, on tbe other band, if we dlsappprova It, and think it la imperfect, inadequate or dangerous, ana, above all, if we think It one leading to future agitation within a brief period of a perilous character, than, with whatever means we may pnaaM*. we shall do eur beet to tlirev It out by fair debate and honorable opposition, iCheers and manier cheere.) My lords. It la my privilege to give my opinion on this' matter, and I must say I think our bill did not btve "fair play," that It was enortin terad by "underhand methods" and by "factions rosve menis and combinations on the pert of those who cetild combine for nothing else"?(cheer*)?that It was not "dealt with upon its msrits." and that It waa not met hy ?ratr debate and honorable opposition." (Chsen ) I am aware that many of the public meet logs have declared In favor of manhood suffrage, but hardly any one In eitier house of Parliament wishes for tech a suffrage, and If you give the working rlassss of this country a fair pro portion of votes you may hope to settle thte question for a consldtraM* time Ret If you deal with It nntaffty and Inadequately there can he no batter theme fbr agira uen at ihspsnenQ rlqqtiua, wblob **M( tag^nlgpa stow n'tor the (lA-wara nf such h bill, ttian that the pro*<-nt Li?ut,e ??f Common* c'leapxl tlir country, and that it wts decennary to Uavo a new Reform bill and new member* "f Purl uncut who would do their duty to their co> ?diluent* more honestly man the members of the prew-et llouae of Common*. (Hear, bear.) If / ?*r< a* agi'o tur I w.uld wish/or no bdttr Hume. (A laugli.) The uuble earl, lisvinr arrived at the rondos on thai there ought to be a large reform, will, 1 trust, reduce the franchise to such au extent that hi* measure# will b-> accepted by the country We all know very well that lh"re are different methods of reasoning whiqh affect d.Herent minus. Some people are very well convinced by tbe in ductive method: others are mora convmcd by the method of deduction. :?me like the algebraic, and others the geometric method. Out, with regard to aoblo lords opposite, there is no ?cay vhick tutrr dt 10 well as being in office. (A laugh.) Tbe noble earl, In a speech delivered by him at Liverpool, in the course of the summer, dwelt upon the great advantage arising from a change of government from time to time. I quite agree with him In what ba said, bat there is a further advantage which be did not mention?namely, thai when becomes Into office be perceives the truth of propositions which be has been opposing for lifleen years. (A laugh and cheers.) I have only further to aay tnat I trust the measure which the government have announced with respect to Ireland will have all tbe merits which ought to belong to our legislation on this subject?that it will have no Injurious effects on the rights of property, but that It will enable tenants to make improvements. If the noble earl secures those ob ject* he will confer a great ad van'age upon Ireland. The lost time tha noble earl waa In office he was fortunate in tbe selection of bis Lord Lieutenant. Lord Eglinglon performed tbo duties of Lord Lieutenant In a manner satisluctory to all part es in Ireland and in this country. 1 believe that ho has been equally fortunate in the selection of the present Lord Lieutenant, who has conducted himself In a manner to> which no one can object. (Hear, hear.* Of course tbe duties of a Lord Lieutenaut are those of administration solely. As the late Lord Wollesley said, the duly of the Lord Lieutenant is to administer the law, and not to alter It. There are other questions of Importance affect ing Ireland when we have got rid of reform, and which will well deserve the attention of your lordships. My noble friend near me, Lord Kimbcrley, when he was i?rd Lieutenant made manv valuable suggestions In re gard to Ireland. But nothing can be undertaken on the mhject of Ireland without Ike deepest e-mtidcra'ton. Tbe best intentions are not enough, but I do trust thai meas ures for tbe amelioration of tbe condition of Ireland will be considered with deliberation, and carried. I thank your lordships for your attention, and have only now to add that I do not consider it necessary on the present occasion to move any ameudment to the address. (Choers.) The Eari of Dkrbt said?I trust that in addressing your lordships 1 may be permitted to express my grati tude to my noble friends behind me for the clear aud dis tinct manner in which tbey moved and seconded tbe ad dress. (Cheers.) Her Majesty s Mlulstcrs have express ed their hope that the great question of Parliamentary reform may meet with an early and satisfactory settle ment; lliey have aunounced their iutenliou to bring for ward the question at a very early period; and I may at once relieve the noble lord's anxiety as to any attempt at delay upon our part by saving that upon tbo very earliest possible dnv?1 believe as early as Monday next?it is the intention of my right honorable friend tbe Chancellor of tlio Exchequer to lay before tbe House of Commons Hip government's proposal in reference to this mailer lit detail. (Hear, hear) Hut I am suro tbat there is no hopo of a satisfactory settlement of tho ques tion, if it be taken up in the spirit and temper with wbicli tho noble earl has chosen to approach it. (Cheers.) If when tb s question is mooted we are to commeuce bandy ing rccriimnut.OQ'J between parties, and charging one another with unfairness, inconsistency, dmlie dealing and what not, in connection with the political history of tno past ft: teen years or more, and instead of entering upon the subject with tho view of cjaMdonng what is best to be douo, then, I say, thero is no hope that the matter will be t-euled, and 1 sbnli deeply regret that her Majesty's Ministers have been induced to briug forwent a que-uion which the event will then nave shown can lead only to angry dis cussions. (Cheers.) My lords, if we do desire aud nope for a saiisfactorv^cttlement or this question, if we desire to see ihc reprflntation of tho country placed upon a w? d sound basis, if uT desire to see a settlement of tbe ques tion whi< h 1 will not say shall lie final, but which shall render uunucc3sary and improbable any further agita tion upon the subject for n very considerable time, then, 1 say, tins object i annul be attained by making tho ques tion one of party and political strife for the purpose of ooisiiiing office or Parliamentary majorities. Tbe ques tion must he examined in a fair, deliberate and dis possiona'c spirit; we must be preparsu to give and take: we must be prepared to meet each other's views, aud we must be prepared, above all things, to cast uway all party objec'B and be otJi'e free .. . . . .- -uJgf-- ? - ffum mere p finical strife. ("Hear, hear,'' an IA laugh.) Having addressed himself to the question of reform, the noble carl thought it necessary to refer to only two topics. In the first place, he hoped that in molting any proposition to tbo United States government for tho set tlement of Ihoae unfortunate differences arising out of tbo lata civil war, tbo present government would be careful not to stultify tho oonntry or Imperil its honor. Ho did not complain that her Maieety'a present govern ment had taken a different- course from that which bo had thought lit to pursue, but be hoped we should nuke no concessions calculated to sacrifice the honor of tbe country. The correspondence upon this subject lias not arrived at n point which will permit me. consistently with duty, to lay it before tho House; but 1 will say that as early us the public service "will permit, it shall be laid before Parliament, and the noble earl will then rind that while we have been disposed to come to an amicable solution of the existing differences, we have not departed fiom what i* eemiittent wi'h (tie h nor of Ike o.anirg, or forfeited Ihort right, which (rung Iv an indrpmdeni < l urury (Hear, hear.) Tho noble carl ap pears to tbink that sonic propuMtion lint boon made to tho United Wales government. The fia t is that shortly after tbo accession of the prvsent government to office, the Cn ted Elates government addressed a de patch :o the foreign Office, recapitulating tho grounds of complaint which lliey staled they liad Is-forc offered for tho oou sideratiou o) tho ollic -. in answer to that, my nobis rela tive thought it necessary to enter, not acrimoniously but particularly, into a discussion of tho various points raised. And I would state distinctly thai thero was one question pressed upon us, as it was pressed upon the noble earl opposite, to which we thought wo could come to a compromise or settlement. That was as to the right of this country to decide af what time euut under what eir rninsleinces wc should recognise the belligerent rig/Ue of Ike <'tinted, rales. In the llrst place the erwaUons of < Cognizing belligerent rights is inherent in an independent pi%-cr. In the net! place, a rsrngnifion rf belligerent rt'/l. { should no' jir.cedi hut Jolhwa deed'iratiim of blockade by the United States, .to hlockado is 'saen'.ially the excrc.se of a being, rrom right, and when a Men kudu was de- larod between the two panics there were two courses open to hor Majesty s go- eminent?to refuse to recognise the valid ity of tno blockade on the ground that there wa? no belligerent, or, on the other hand, to recognise the bel ligerent rights o! the two parties. And 1 think the noble carl wry truly said that between the two alterna tives he selected that which was most friendly to tho United Stat--- when bo rccanuixed thai which was a roost luipcrlect blockade, although, ny taking this cour.-e, ho found himself under tho necessity of recognizing cor relative obligations. (Hear, hear.) Hut I cannot thiuk tliis a point upon which the United States government lay tunch strew, because wo Saw very lately that up<.-1 the introd rtton of t.e new Minist r jinn France at Washington a ei<tlaretlion u*i* officially ma,!' that alter tk erne net'ion of Mewieo ly the Frrnrk there wontei no lonner r- main between the tusne.uutri t a .ingle gu stun to leael to a ground Jeer differentr or eomflatnt. Now, the guvcrument of the Kmperor ot the I'rei.ch and the late government of I cr Majesty pursaed a precisely identical course with re'erence to belligerent rights and the recent blockade; and surely if there is no ground of complaint between the United States and Prance Willi reference to the latlei'noonduc', in connection witn the blockade or tbe Sqathcrn ports, thorn can he no ground of complaint against her Majes ty's government in reterence to the tame matter. But, my lords, l will say lbi??i' the United States admit the principle of arbitration, if thai ran point out ty, precise gueslu nr uVucA lliey denre to hare tubmLtrd to the art iter, and the ground* upon which they seek for rodre** and compensation, we snail be quite ready to meet ibetn in n friendly spirit, to d>s: ire-- the points upon which arbi tration Is sought, and, if we .an find an impartial artotrr, to refer to his decision the questions at i?sue. (Hear, hear.) Su-'h are (he points which we have submit ted to the United Store? government. It rema ns to be seen whether they can he brought to a satisfactory conclusion. 1 trust they may, for there are no countriee between wbic.b friend ly ?)! ' Hatlon? are more entirely for tho interests of both than this country and the great republic at tbe other side of the Atlantic. (Hear, hoar.) A thing ou!ei be more i iieidal than a war between the two catmints; nothing more de?trurtivo of ti -? r be-t inlcrcMs; and, at tbe same time, ibero are uo two countries which have it in tbsir power to lie more useful to one another. (Hear, hear.) I think more is only one other topic In tbe royal speech to which tho noble earl adverted, and that Is tho measure to he proposed with regard to the settlement of the relations between landlord and tenant in Ireland. I do not at all wish to detract from tbe menu which he so property ascribed to the administration of the noble lord, the late 1-ord Lieutenant, and i agree with him thai one el the questions most necessary to tie eolved in the raae of Ireland, and at the same time mo?t diffi cult of solution, is the land question. 1 will not anticipate tlie discussion of tbe particular measure we propose to bring forward. It is ruady to be laid upon tbe table ef ttie other House, and I will only say that while on the one hand her Majesty's government an iio isir desire to give every fw ility to the tenant for benefiting by his improvements, they also desire to mslnutn the just rights of property, which cannot be interfered with without desiroying the whole social con dition of the country. (Hear, hear.) As tbe noble earl has not thought proper to comment on any other por tion of the speech, and as, after waiting for a little time, I found that no other noble lord wtnbed to put a question, I will say nothing more, bnt will content myself with expressing tnv thankfulness to your lordship* for tb* manner In which you have received ths speech and the address, and 1 hope that it may be an indication of tbe corresponding candor and courtesy with which the measures will he received which will be submitted to tbe consideration of Parliament. (Hear, bear.) The motion wan then agreed to. In tbe House or Commons Mr. DsOrst proposed and Mr. Gsavx* seconded tbe address. Mr. OLAtwroiia, wbo rose amid load cheers, in tb* course ef fate remarks eetd:? I rise, Mr. speaker, for the purpose of suptmrttng tbe address which baa beep moved and seconded from tbe opposite benches. 1 coulees that this ooraeio?, independently of much other matter which tbe address contains, and which we should wish ' to see brought out in discussion with tbe most favorable auspice*, there am three announcements which of them selves would suffice, I think, to make aoy candid and well judging man reluctant to see dimension introduced

Into this debate. (Hear, heer.) I mean the anaoeace rrtent of a measure for lb* union of the North American Provinces; tho announcement of a measure on that moat important subject, the state of the relations between landlord and tenant in Ireland?and, I most add, In terms in which 1 do n<* think the most fastidious among us can And anything to object to; and thirdly, the announcement, not less gratilylng then either ef the ethmw, bet even more gratifying, That In tbe jedgmeat of her Majesty's government the time ban arrived when the existence of exceptional, aud in one sen*# arbitrary, power la Ireland may reach its termina tion. iHear, hear.) I ?et emir, tbsrefcr^ am uaoreanred to more My amendment on the address myself, bat if fiere were any geml'inon who entertained a different disposition, and to whom I might without impropriety offer a recommendation, 1 would earnestly beseech him to forbear from executing such an Intention. (Bear.) Passing, however, to the subject#?the numerous and important subjects? touched upon in the speech from the throne, I am uuxious to offer some remarks on some para graphs which the speech contains And Orel, I will dwell for a moment on ikat eery m.mentow question, the cor respondence between the government of the United Kingdom and the government of tha United States, in relation to question! pending between the two countries, which qu' .-tions have arisen out of the iaie civil war. And I w tab lo convey an aesuraaoe to the noble lord, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affhlrs, on the part or all with whom i have had an opportunity of communi cating, that whatever be may have done or whatever be may propose lo do on the subject will be Judged, not in the narru w spirit of exacting from blm or endeavor ing to oxact from blm a precise conformity to the atepe we ourselves have taken, bat that, aa long at his measures and bis policy may in our view bo consistent with tha honor and conducive to the interests of tha country, everything which may proceed from Him and bis colleagues will receive at our hands a moat favorable consideration. (Hear, bear.) BELGIU M. The l-ate Feed Klota and Their Caaee. (Brussels (Feb. 2) correspondence of I'aris Temps, j Home painful uewa, the details of which have not yet arrived, has been for some hours the subject of general conversation in this city. A riot among workman, tha consequence of a strike caused by the closing of several furnaces, has taken place to-day at Marchieune an-Pont, near Charlnroi, and one of the most important manufac turing centres of Belgium. The efforts of the local gen darmerv baring been insufficient to repress the tumult, a dotochment from the garrison of Cbarleroi was scut in all haste to the spot ? collision then occurred between the workmen and the troops, who-flrod and, it is aaid, killed three. There ends the Information which we have as yot re ceived on this unfortunate affair, the iirst cause of which is (he flnnnclal crisis, the excessive dearoet* of coals, and consequently the closing of several metallur g'cal establishments and the reduction of wages in others. MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS Board of Aldermen. VANDALISM?1500 RKWAKD. The Board of Aldormen mat yesterday afternoon, Pres ident Shannon in the chair. Before organizing the door keeper called the attention of the members to an outrage which had boon perpetrated since their lost meeting by some part es unknown, defacing the fall length portraits of John Jay and Alexander Hamilton. These portraits, which long decorated tbe Aldermanic chamber, were cot with a kmfo und so mutilated that a feeling of general indignut on pervaded the room. Alderman Mi-Ginmh. as soon as the Board was organ ized, offered a resolution requesting the Mayor to offer a reward of $500 for the arrest and conviction of tbe of fender; but strange to say the resolution was laid over in stead of being adopted on tbe spot. WASUINCTON'S BIRTHDAY. Alderman Fly offered a preamble and resolutions in relation to tin celebration of Washington's birthday. Tbe resolution regretted that the legislature had decided to cut off tne usual appropriation this year so that there could be no pubi.e demonstration, hat advised tho citi zens to observe the day as a hoii .ay, aDd suggested that tno public buildings and shipping be decorated with the national ensign. TBK'BKW J*nSET CENTRAL RAILROAD CASS. .Street Commissioner Mci.ean sent in a commun'cation in reference to the usurpation of the New Jersey Central Ka:lroad Company at piers 14 and 16 North river. A resolution had been adopted asking the Street Commis sioner by what authority the Central Kailroad Company extended tho piors in question, built ferry houses upon thorn and wete running a ferry to Cominumpaw, und why he had not removod these obstructions, in accord ance with a lormer resolution of the Common Council. In reply to the inquiry of the Board Mr. Mcl/>an admits that these improvements of tbe C.mtral Railroad ure without authority aud should be removed; but be re grets to say that the appropriation for tbe removal of ob structions is wholly exhausted, and be is rendered pow erless in the premises. Tho communication was referred. After tho transaction of some unimportant business the Board adjourned until Monday next, j Hoard of Councilman. This Bomri met yesterday afternoon, President Brink I man prerding. A resolution Wan adopted directing the Clerk of Ike Board to furnish the Mercantile library Association, the Cooper Union and other public libraries a oopf of all the publications autb&risod to he published or printed by the t amnion Uoeneil of the city of New York. An ordinance wan propoaod to ptevept lie*need owners or drivers of express wagons from soliciting employment at any steamboat landtag, railroad depot or other depots for passengers in New York, by transporting baggage from such depots. It was laid over. raoroarD mhcixdino or tiik chants or land ton tea XNW YORK POST (pWICI ANI> BAROB MriLMNOB. ?Mr. Gilmcrb presented a resolution to rescind the resolution adopted by tbo Board of Councllmsn Decem ber 13, 1860, In relation to ceding to the United Status government, as a site for a Tost Oltloe aud Court House, Iho lower portion of tbo City Hall park. Preceding tlio resolution there was a preamble reciting that tbe land intended to be devoted to the purpose before named is to bo ceiled to iho United .--'tales government for a sum not equal lo ouo-Ofth its value; lliai the sue aforesaid Is in the noisiest part of tbe city, ubere there Is constant bustle and confusion, tbe streets being crowded with vehicles, thus rendering the crossing thereof precarious to pedestrians, ami causing at tbo aume time groat Incon venience and delay. Motions to lay tiie paper on the table and to refer It to the !,aw Committee were lost, and it was referred lo a 3peci.il Couimittoe co.-uposcd of Messrs. Gilmore, l-anili und Hart. Mr. Gilwokk offered a resolution lo rescind tbe resolu tion adopted December 31, In relation to ceding m certain portion of the Battery to the'l nited states government for tba erection upon it ot a Barge and Bevenuo otllce, the action of the Cominon Council at that time (Dec. 31) being Inconsistent with a resolution previously adopted, whereby the . (reel Commissioner was directed to con* elude a contract with .Stephen M. Drew for completing i lie Buttery Kulargemeul, the cession of which to Ibq United Males would conflict with the above contract. The paper was refei red to the special committee hereto fore named. waphinuyok's mitniPAT. The Board concurred with tue Aldermen in reeom mendiug the citizens of New York io appropriately ob serve the anniversary of Washington's birthday. After adopting a number oi unimportant general orders, the Board adjourned till Monduy next, at lour o'clock. NEW JERSEY INTELLIGENCE. Jerney City. Tbe Lev islativn Committee on the Police Depart went.?The committee appointed by the Legislature to inquire into the working of the Police Commission In Jersey Ctty commenced their labors yesterday at the station house. Tbo members are Messrs. Wlnlield and l.udlatn of the Senate, and Messrs. Falkenburg, Ninon and H. F. Clark, of the House. The examination or the books was Aral taken ap, which showed that the total aspense for six months ending November 1, was $18 293 64 against $22,560 80 lor the corresponding period or 1866 under the old system. The organisation of tbe force, character and efficiency or the men, a well as complaints, trials and pun.ahtnents were nest In quired into. At half-past two o'clock tbe committee re viewed tbe force and expressed themselves highly pleased. When tbe inquiry has terminated the aflkirs of the Water Commissioners will be inquired into. Im tout ant Action or the I.tquon Deaixs.? Upwards of 130 liquor dealers from Jersey City, Hoboken, Hud eon City and outlying districts held a masting yesterday afternoon, at the American Hotel, Montgomery street. Tbe chair was taken by H. D. Gerdtx. President or tM I.-qnor Dealer*' Association of Hoboken, Otto Meyer acting a* Secretary. Tbe object of the meeting was to anticipate the stringent measures contained tn the Ex cise bili before the Legislature, and, by way of a com promise. a resolution was passed to close all liquor stores od Sunday from tan to one o'clock. It waa also re solved to form a permanent organization, embrac ing the whole of Hudson county. During the progress of tbe meeting some boisterous individuals tbr atoned to disturb Its deliberations by unseemly remarks on tbo State Legislature, and using some odious epithets. When the meeting adjourned a gene ral carousal of tba maionntents ensued, and when it was hinted thnt such conduct might bo noticed by tbe press to the prejudice of the meeting, one of litem, hoarse with excitement, cried out. "What do w* care for the prow?they are impostors!" Tbe general opinion pre vailed that theaa proceedings would defeat the obje.-t of tbe meeting, and accordingly another mooting was callsd for Thursday. Newark. Emu Cotntt CotTRTa.?The following prisoners were yesterday sentenced In the Essex County CourtsCbas. Freeman, breaking. Ave years State Prison; John Miller, breaking, two years Stele Prison; Lewis Schmit, break- I ing, two years Stat* Prison; John C. Risen b en, embetzle ment, one year State Prison; Isaac Jackson, breaking, three year* State Prison: John Lang, larceny, one year State Prison; Carl Wlncbhausor, larceny, eighteen months State Prison, James Pardon, malicious mischief. $100 One: John helix, larceny, two years State Prison; John Gerhard, Breaking, three years State Prison; RobL McDonald, burglary, ten yearsBtate Prison; Patrick Far I lay, aaaaolt ami battery and robbery, flvc years Mate Prison. Several other prisoners, for minor ounces, | wars sentenced to various terms In the County Jail Trenton. Lincoln Moscmstt?A message has been received I* Mm House ot Assembly from Governor Ward, trans- , anting n memorial from th^ National Lincoln Moon moat Aaaaciatlan, together with a letter from Governor Ogleahy, of Illinois. The letter states that the associa tion has received $T6.0U0 fmm private sources, sad thnt Illinois has rontnbnted $f.O 000 toward the erection of tbe proposed monument; $126,000 is still needed, which It Is hoped will be raited by appropriation by loyal State Legislatures Governor Ward made no recommendation In regard to tbe matter, and there the aflhlr rest* KW ?Krr_L?6ISUTU?r Tdsston, Feb. 21, 1867. Tbe Mercer and Nnw Brunswick Railroad bill was lost yesterday la the Hon'* on the alleged ground that ? eaa intended to compete in business with the Joint compa nies. A joint meeting will be held en Wednesday nexu The bill lo create the new tewnalxp of Kearney out of Mnirkon, la Bedaoo county, wag passed is the ifoonn SOUTH AMERICA. Renewed Activity at the Seat of War. LOPEZ FREEING SLAVES. Ac. Ac. Ac. The steamship Guiding Star, Captain Slocutn, from Rio Janeiro January 2A, arrived at this port yesterday. Onr thanks are due to the obliging Purser for the prompt de livery of our Dies and despatches. OUR RIO JARtiROJORRESPOROZRCE. "J"**?'* ?' P*r???ayM?-The Reported Among Them?Ciuab Needed la the Allied Camp? Extraordinary Flood., Arc. Rio Jxrkiro, Jan. 8, 1887. The holidays have all passed over quietly, ending with the Epiphany, or Twelfth Night. It is nsual on New Year's day for peoplu to vow reformation of morals and manners, to tarn over a new leaf and all that sort of thing. I confess that when I was a younger fool than I am now I was wont to make that sort of profes sion, but I have got over all that, and no longer believe that a man can bo reformed by the calendar, any more than his u<lor can make him handsome by the judicious application of the tope measure and an accurate fit in good broadcloth. Therefore, your correspondent must continue to bo a sinner till something mora potent than an arbitrary announcement of the year convert him from the error or bis ways. Let me, therefore, turn to oth-r matters, premising that this letter will be a very short one, as a Hbrald correspondent is strictly prohib ited from inventing news. Between Ave and six o'clock In the afternoon of the ?th ultimo, a great explosion took place in the Para guayan camp. The story is, that a caisson was blown up, and that eight ammunition wagons shared in the disaster. The violence of the explosion was so great that shells, Congreve rockets and other dangerous mis siles reached and burst close to the lines of the allies. In vlow of the great confusion that was observed among the Paraguayans, it is thought that a large number of them roust have perished by this accident, of which the allies availed themselves to bombard the Paraguayans expect Ing to cause them still greater damage. ' Lopez's men, however, respouded bravely, keeping up a brisk lire along their whole line, while a detached party wero busy in extinguishing the conflagration which was now raging. I-aier, a correspondent froiu the held says that the Paraguayan camp alter the explosion was terri ble It was calculated, he says, that more than four hundred shells exploded, throwing into tho air human limbs, timbers, hides, ranches, Ac. The reported revolt of the three hundred Paraguayans seems to be a myth, after all. The majority of these men were simply vulgar deserters, who had no capacity to plan or to carry out so serious a plot as the overthrow ? . a are D0.w on Argentine torritory, pro tected by the forces of the Brazilian General Portiuho. Ibis chief, by the way, recently received orders from the Marquis do Caxias to cross the Parana atCandelana with two thousand men, in order to harass me cnomy in that region. The force is too small to do anv good. Nobody knows what forces Lopez keeps on that side of the I arana. I may &3 well mention as a specimen of the Idle rumors that are constantly current hero, that news of the revolt of moro of the forces of Lopoz is confirmed. The number of tho insurgents is now stated at seven hundred. Truly, Buenos Ayres and Montevideo are fust becoming as notorious as Trieste and Vienna for tbe manufacture of canards. It is statod that the insurgents Knni h^r^f iat G T14?."' M '?nponetrabld place to tbe south of the river Tebicuru, whore they oxpeol to be Joined by the Brazilian troops sent to their help under orders of Brigadier General Portinho. It is also reported that the number of deserters from the Para guayan army is Increasing every d?y. v/tth Won tor l ii 2 doubt" J? tmecketh of the owTSphS story or desertions by whole regiment*, it tho stories M*. "* true, the entire Paraguayan army must he demoralized, or soon will bo. The river Plato papers are unanimous la their praise ft the new Brazil an Generalissimo, tbe Marquis de Caxias, for the reforms h* has Introduced Into the Brazilian army. Both in the field andTthe b??i things are said to be going on welL But though General Cai as may be a very efficient officer, he ??nt* set along without another General, namely, General Coshers. It is always awkward to explain one's own pan; but I may remark thgt In Portuguese the letter x has the power ol eh in English. such continuous rains have taken plsce In Paraguay end, porbans on the whole Alantic coart of South Ame' ??n> that the rivers have risou to a mast extraordinary height, and Hie said that the Biaztllan fl?;t actually rides at anchor where thy battery of Curuxu once stood. This may be of advantage to the fleet, but tbe very reverse to the army, who are pretty near drowned out i-urrounded as It is by immense swamps, and quite unable to move. Spotting of those tremendous rains I ?*'l ttcitlon here that they commenced In Bio on the 20th or October, and that it has been raining almost Inccswntty over since. There wgs a gtoam of sun-hlne on chrleuna* Pay, end so tbcro was to day^bSt present writing a heavy shower of lain is vain threatening. Such continuous rain Is unknown to living memory in this place. Tho roads in the country are ail cut up,.and convcrtcd'lnto watercourses and the riftf rb"Tb? 01 Ri0 to torn pi'e^nl^ the mud being In some places a Toot deep. A* I-aid i^rt^?"U.C i hmve haver been known before, ex tending at least from the Amazou. north and at Ipaki too. to the, Rio de la Plata, south, and up tt"litter tor into Paraguay. It reminui one of oldctSa^R tS5*prij^l.h# IDake* * "CboUr' bjr ceruln calcuhi A rnine ho nuddent and so longc to booiti inat .Noah it tfoode was bult a upooiriuile to 'i. 0ndn'V'1t??W"h.,be r,t,'cror Kaglish poetry, I must Md'urito , tOKOOn- 1 would reverse the maxim, and v\ rite moro poetry Uian truth?tlio poetry hol <rf cuurae, being my own. p y ' 01 ?' tl,e Allles-An Iran War Path Artiilrrv Duel-An. Aeronaut'* Fnllure Bouibardment olX'urupnlty-Obwtlnncy of the Allien?'Tuiunndnre at Klo. ?Kio Javxiro, Jan. 28, 1867. The information from the seat of earls so insignificant that there Is really nothing that I can lay hold of as of sufficient Importance to make a storting point in my fortnightly letter to tbe Heram. Consequently I have to fall back on the chronological form. In March, how ever, when the Marquis do Caxias, commanding tbe allied armies, makes his Intended move, stirring times may b" expected. And here let me observe that the triple alliance has not been dissolved, Whatever may take place in that way hereafter. There have been Mm ply changes of command In the army and navy, and one or two officers In high command have gone home temporarily. That Is all. The occurrences since my laet may be stated succinctly thus:? A few hour.; after the departure of the British mall on the 9th Inst., the Brasilian packet Cerent* arrived from the river Plate, bringing datei from Montevideo to tbe 30th alt. In regard to the war, there was very little of interest to mention to that date. Preparations were still being made in the allied camp to bombard the Paraguay, an fortifications, which bombardment It was calculated would last eight days. The fleet had already landed several heavy gun* for that purpose. The gunboat I Yplranga, while theee fortifications were going on, cap. tared, one night n canoe, just as It wan entering Plrla. The cargo or the canon eras mentioned as ten barrels of sugar, a few barrels of beer, and sundry and divert demijohns of win*. On opening the barrels, how ever, the sugar aad beer turned out to bo British gtm. powder?not the tea, so-called, but the genuine staff, saltpetre, sulphur, charcoal and all A letter fimn Lopez wee also found. The oargo aad crew were forwarded to the Mara u Is de Gaxtas. Notwithstanding all their high hopes, It eeems that the allied general." intend to prolong their May In Paraguay rs it is said that orders bare already been given for the building of a railroad from Itopiru to Tyaaty. It la mid that Lopex has lately concentrated still more troops at HumaHe, thus preparing to receive General Oeono, who It te supposed, will oommaad the Third Amy corps In a direct attack pa that fortress. He is at I in Rio Grande, and It will be n long time before he will be enabled to march into Paraguay with a sufficient force to seours suooeas to this attempt. On the 23d nit. the Paraguayan artillery opened * Ore along their whole line, causing considerable damage to the allies. It wan answered energetically, bat without any material advantage. On the anth the artillery duel was resumed, with about the same result By the war it is a vile phrase, that same "artillery duel," and un grammatical withal, bat as it has passed Into general nee, I adopt It with the leasoffenrlve word " skedaddle " Just before the transport left Paraguay, a (leg of truce arrived at the allied camp. It was not known with car tolnty what lis purport woe; bat it wan believed to be a communication from Mr. Wasbburoe, the American Minister. A Frenchmen, named Doyen, who hadgone toTivutv with n balloon mode in this city, has returned. He wm not so successful with hie machine on was oar friend Lowe, for M. Doyen's balloon was burnt np?not in deed by vulgar terrestrial lira, hat by the rays of the snn soUug es the varnleh with which the serial ship was mated. ML Doyen Informed the Hmuui's translator that daring th# three weeks he was id the allied lines he bad not a single day favorable for an ascension lie 1 has returned with the intention to build soother balloon i If be can find the government foolish enough to allow him to befriend bis countrymen by cleaning out their shelves of nil the old Mike they mi sot dtap?*? th*" A deserter frera the Paraguayan army reports en e*. plosion, mused by the bombardment of the 2?ib ultimo whlchkliled end wounded more than 100 oftheirmm But the report, of Paraguayan deem era, whoare rft? spies, muet be token wtth a rather liberal allowanced eaJt of tbe Attl. kind. ""owrnnoe or Rumors were afloat last Sunday evening of an attack on Care pally, Which It ?m aliped wu?mn|^^ 'rwi'Plred, through drepa&hm received by the Rnvy Department, that there truth in thee* reports, though net to the extern timed. Aocordlrg t# the MBelal reports a MvMon oTthe fiaal peoetratrJ Into lake Ptrin and bombard*! tba hos ieries of Curupaity on that side, wniie aaothar diviaioa, having at the r head the new admiral, Joachim Joaa Ig nacio?who to only la tamp rary command during tba ahaanca of Tunaadare?ascended tba rlrar a abort dim tanca and thai lad Ourupaity ou the river side. The lotwes ?oatained by the Paraguayan* are aald to ba very ooneid erable. On the lake side their vorka ware destroyed to many place* and their guns ware abandoned, but as the allied army waa not there to profit by these openings things remain as before. On the river side the iron clads ere said to bare made very Utile impression. Tba lessen oT the Braziilams as usual, are stated as insignificant Rear Admiral Ignacio reports that the Paraguayans suffered from another explosion in the bombardment of the ttth instant The admiral speaks vary highly of all his o(Beers. In this city everybody begins to feel hope ful and to trust that this war will soon be over, and that tha Marquis de Caxias and tbe present admiral In com mand will be the great meu of the country?even vicing with Grant and Karragut in a small way. The allied army now numbers aboal 46,000 men, and reinforcements of about 600 per week are leaving this city regularly. Vice Admiral the Viscount Tamandare and Rear Ad miral Borrogas, Baron do Amazonas?which title he m reived for bis brilliant exploit at Kicbireto?arrived in this port on Wednesday last from the seat of war. Here I may remark that Tamandare has not bean superseded in bis command by Admiral Ivnacio, but be Is absent on leave. As the vessel hearing tbe two distinguished offi cer* steamed up tbe bay they wr? told that the Empe ror was ou board a transport superintending tbe embark ing of troops fur th>' south. They immediately want on board and paid their respects to bis Majesty, wlto wan pleased to receive them very graciously, inviting then* to breakfast with him on board. At breakfhst his Mm jesty had tba two admirals seated at his side. Taman dare on the right and Amazotias on the left. It wan very gratifying to the two old sailors to be tbus received by tbeir sovereign, especially as the honor was unex pected. The first news rec-lved by the admirals wan also received the rank of full admiral, and at his < request lias been placed on the retired list. The two flr-t named admirals were received at the navy yard by a large number of their friends, who cheered than lustily. OUR BUENOS AYRES CORRESPONDENCE. Lapec Freti NlavM for Brwvery?Activity uA NUIII of Paragnayaa Mplee? DHHcullleo of Appronchlnc Ilumaita -Madame LyMfc'a Battery?New Mtatuo ot the Provincial Bank?Death of Murgeou Kelloga, U. H. N.? Improvement* la Montevideo, Arc. Bi'kncs ayru, Jan. 12, 186T. The arrivals from the seat of war are three or four per week, and wo have very definite news, both by army correspondents and by citizens returning. The result i* we have as direct information as If the war were in sight of the city. Contrary to general expectation at the first, President Lopez shows but few signs of exhaustion. His men niw everywhere busy as ants and revengeful as hornets, and the incessant guerilla warfare, depriving of rest and wasting life, teila as fatally on the allien as more bloody battles. Lopez has tons regiments of slaves 'reed on condition of showing their good soldiery, rbeae fellows are to be fire* and to have land at the close of the war. They are fero cious. cruel, tireless and Intend to earn well all their to ? wards. Among the people of the country there is no opposition to Lopez. The news of a revolt was only ? thing hoped for and not a reality. Among the prisoners taken in war, who, after being clothed and drilled are incorporated with the army of the allies, it is a marvel how tbey remain fighting for their enemies. Thay say they are better provided for than with Lopez, and, be sides, Lopez does not want them back. They have seen too much of the world, and if returned to their ranks thoy would extend the area of knowledge too widely. A few have ventured bock and Lopez has executed them as traitors. Deserters continue to come into the allied camp four or five in a day. Many of th se are really spies; bat it is impossible to toll a spy from a stolid dssertsr until ho has escaped. One thing is very certain there Is not a movement of the allied army that occurs but that it is foreknown by Lopez. There is no# a day of removal of allied troops bat that the bugl* sounds an hour earlier than usual in the Paraguayan camp. There Is no ttfitht Nl t)mf LopnbU friends on both sidM of lines. ?" * - 11)0 he* Admire! ills assumed the command, and Arrangement* are on foot for an early move of the Beet. It is understood that soon an attack will bs attempted on Humnita. It is known that to approach that fonreee the fleet must pass by seven miles of torpedoes, sad work vnder a son that oounta one hundred acd thlrtdba la the shade. A balloon, made at Rw Janeiro and lakes to headquarters for use, was suddenly destroyed by n singular mode A Frenchman, who bad it ks charge, pet on it a coat or vaniiah, and it Immediately dfcsetoed into ashes. The Frenchman has been arrested, and win be sent to Brazil fur trial. The balloon coat ?3,000. The namber of Argentines at headquarters la efilU ??lad st 14,000. There is net much done for mtsnIMnfc. as most on whom the government has a claim for mm tary service have already entered tbe army. Brazil la ?till sending forward men. Over 2.000 arrived In lb* last tea days Brazil is steadily moving on In Iho work of tbe war. Recruiting in Brazil Is continued, with much energy. There is a marked difference be tween the energy of the Brazilians st home and at head quarters. In action they do not want for bravery and persistency, but they are slow in seeking the oconatoag. for it. int two hostile armies have A deep morals beiwson them, across which firing occurs every day. There tt one i*ss about the middle whore a long, narrow strip of solid land invites aggression. Tbe Paraguayans have planted at the bead or this seventeen guns, and it Is called Madame Lyncb's battery. Near thia she is said to have her headquarters. fhe Is the hand of President Lopez's household. She is Knvlish, n politician, and both daring und serviceable as a counsellor or on the field or battle. The great event at Buenos Ay res has been Urn fixing of the value of the paper dollar. This has never yet been done ain:u the paper dollar was issued. Now tho Provincial Bank is required by law to establish an ex change olllre on its premises and give twenty-five paper dollars for oue or gold, and to give gold at the same rate. This has a ilitio increased the price of gold. Than far, at tho end of its first week, tbe plan works admirably. It appears that paper m sought and not gold, and henoo tii* bank has received nearly a half a million irwbard dol lars and has given out paper for it. Tbe bank is author ized to < mit bills, If need be, to enable It to comply with tho law. Tbe pvoiils of the Provincial Bank gen erally far exceed a half a million In bard dollars per annum On January 7 Dr. Kellogg, Surgeon of tbs United States fl.-et at this station, fell down dead In the street in Montevideo. Ilc was conversing with a friend, and in an mr-tanidiod. He bad seeu ruucb service during the late rebellion, and be was highly esteemed. He had been married in Montevid >o, and had Just returned, In tendirg to make that city his homo. In Montev.deo there has l?een a great progress achieved In Improvements of every kind since tbe eutablishment of the provisional government. Tbe following are some of the items:?streoia paved, eighteen milsa: street* macadamized, fiiieen miles; eight causeways, six culverts, three bridges?one of brick and two of iron?and 7f>fl square yards or sidewalk. Also #37 per mits for building or repairing have been given. Them figures shot, an unprecedented improvement. The Russian war steamer 'iarnastoy, Captain Lotka, In here on her way to Behring .-trulls. Tbe United Htale* steamer Molucau will accompany her for the purpose of aiding In laying tbe Kusso.Amertcan telegraph, which will connect "an I rancaco with St. Petersburg, 8)tart* and China. The wool season Is well advanced, and, notwithstand ing it is cleaner, liner and every way better then ever before, It goes at a lower price. Tbe recent rugate tlon of the prire of paper money hoe fevered the went grower. Very few era buying for the United State* I* view of the oppressive tariff on wools. Rev. J. W. Shank, one of tbe American clergymen ef this city, sails to-day lor Boston, by tba hark Ha rah Hobart. Tbe heat is excessive. In some porta the drought m doing damage to both crops and flocks THE MAM BF HEALTH. The Board of Health met yesterday afternoon, Pimt deat Schultx la tbe chair. Tbe report of tbe Superin tendent, which, but for the inattention of clerk Planner, might be given more in detail, wte read and ordered em file. Tbe report statoe that daring tbe post week three hundred and ninety tenement bourne, one hundred and fifty-four private dwellings and ten workshops and mow bad been examined by tbe Inspector* During their te stations tbey discovered and reported, upon we follow ing cau.-cs oi complaint:? Unhealthy condition ofeev unty tenement house* ten private dwellings, nns Newt Haven Railroad track, seventeen home tables and sev eral streets and alley way* Commissioner Swinburne offered the fallowing pream ble and resolution, which was adopted Whereas, all experience In the aduamlstretlen of quaran tine teaches that do quarantine can afford adequate sad proper prelection to the public health which dona hot require and secure the detention of passenger* who have heee es paaetl to contagions or inrectinsa dlssasea hot are not actually sick, st souie Isolated point remote I ram the osusss of infection to which they hava been exposed daring the voyage until by proper lapse of tlms they nrs shown to be free from disease; and whereas, the experience of the past year has demonstrated that during a season of m?rh sick ness the objects of snob detention cannot be fnlly attained by toe use of bullsand vessels. and that their use Tor such * purpose .? me**m*tto attended wmk great expense to the State as well as to the owners aud consignees of vessel* and la often productive of ail actnal increase of disease, and whereas, the opinion extensively prevails that the return er another warm season will bring with It a return of the fear ful epidemic of cholera which appeared in our midst dating tbe past summer, and the State Is destitute of any suitable site upon land where passengers who have been exposed to the disease may be lawfully neuinad: therefore. keonlred, Thai In Ihe Judgment of tba Roand provision should be immediately mode by law for seeming a suitable location on land for the detention of passengers under quarantine who are not actually sick, but haw been exposed to contagious Or Infectious diseases, end that full and un real iot?l authority ought to be rested in tbe Commissioners of guarantiee or some other suitable officers to obtain a sMe for that purpose loan exercise of the power of eminent domain. If It cannot Be acquired by pureham, A copy of tble memorial waa ordered to be ?tgned by the President of the Board, at thn mm* lime announo IM the feet that It had panned th* Board unanimously, and to be afterwards forwarded to the Legislature The Board then adjourned. SH0CKIN6 ACCIDENT. ? Poutuwd. Feb. 2L 1M7 Dene Brigbnm, Parcarapp* wae killed yeeterday by fbillng upon n circular saw, which epilt hie bead In twain. SALES If REAL ESTATE. By As J. MeeefetTi 9mm * Cm. Odel-fenm and let **o N*Bfi,??w. Mb ?v.,Mt _