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The honorable gentleman, thus delicately al- | it; though the fashion is gradually going out of luded to, replies, “My honorable and learned date. There is nothing like the bitterness of friend (if he will permit me to call him so) com- criticism now, which used to prevail some fifty plains that his arguments are not understood; years ago. Godwin mildly assailed Southey as the simple reason being that they are unintelligi- a renegade, in return for which Southey abused ple. He calls them arguments level to the mean Godwin's abominably ugly nose. Moore spoke est capacity, and let me assure him they are slightingly of Leigh Hunt's Cockney poetry, and level to the meanest capacity only, for they are Leigh Hunt in reply ridiculed Moore's diminuhis own. Let me hasten to relieve his anxiety tive figure. Southey cut up Byron in the Reas to the remarks which I have felt it my duty views, and Byron cut up Southey in the Visto make upon the question under discussion, by ion of Judgment. Scott did not appreciate Coleassuring him that they have been understood by ridge, and Coleridge spoke of Ivanhoe and The those who have intelligence to appreciate them, Bride of Laminermoor as “those wretched aborthough I am not prepared to vouch as much for tions." my honorable and learned friend on the other You often hear of talkers who are good at a side of the House." Thus,
retort.” It means they can say “You're an
other !” in a biting, clever way. The wit of Each lolls the tongue out at the other,
many men is of this kind-cutting and sarcastic. And shakes his empty noddle at his brother.
Nicknames grow out of it-the Christian calls One honorable member accuses another of stating the Turk an Infidel-as the Turk calls the Christthat which is the “reverse of true"—the other ian a Dog of an Unbeliever. Whig and Tory reresponds by a charge of “gross misrepresenta- tort on each other the charge of oppressor. “The tion of the facts of the case.” Coalheavers would priest calls the lawyer a cheat, the lawyer beuse a shorter and more emphatic word to express knaves the divine." It all means “ You're anthe same thing, though it would neither be clas- other!” Phrenologists say the propensity arises sical nor conformable to the rules of the House in the organ of combativeness. However that The Frenchman delicately defined a white lie may be, there is need of an abatement. Retort, to be "valking round about de trooth.” We even the most delicately put, is indignation, and know what honorable members mean when they indignation is the handsome brother of hatred. talk in the above guise. It is, “You're an- It breeds bitterness between man and man, and other!”
produces nothing but evil. The practice is only Dr. Whiston accuses the Chapter of Rochester a modification of Billingsgate, cover it with what with applying for their own purposes the funds elegant device we may. In any guise the bequeathed by pious men of forner times for the “ You’re another” style of speech ought to be education of the poor. The rely of the Chap- deprecated and discountenanced. ter is—" You Atheist !” and they deprive the doctor of his living. Sir Samuel Romilly once proposed to alter the law of bankruptcy, and to
THY WILL BE DONE. make freehold estates assets appropriable for
BY GEN. GEORGE P. MORRIS. debts, like personal property. The existing law he held to be pregnant with dishonesty and fraud against creditors. Mr. Canning immediately was SEARCHER of Hearts !- from mine ei ase down upon him with the “You're another" ar w All thoughts that should not be, gument. “Dishonesty !” he said, “why, this And in its deep recesses trace proposal is neither more nor less than a dan My gratitude to Thee ! gerous and most dishonest attack upon the aristocracy, and the beginning of something
11. which may end, if carried, like the French Rev Hearer of Prayer!-oh guide aright olution.”
Each word and deed of mine ; Worthy men are often found differing about Life's battle teach me how to fight, some speculative point, respecting which neither And be the victory Thine. can have any more certain knowledge than the
III. other, and they wax fierce and bitter, each devoting the other to a fate which we dare not Giver of All !—for every good venture to describe. One calls the other“bigot,” In the Redeemer came :who retorts by calling out “idolater,” or per For raiment, shelter, and for food, haps “fanatic;" and the phrases are bandied I thank Thee in His name. about with the gusto and fervor of Billings
IV. gate-the meaning of the whole is, “ You're another!”
Father and Son and Holy Ghost! Literary men have frequently ventured into Thou glorious Three in One! this bandying about of strange talk. Rival coun Thou knowest best what I need most, try editors have sometimes been great adepts in And let Thy will be done.
Secession. Co-operation. MHE political events of the month just closed have First district .... 3,392
4,085 I been of considerable interest. November is the
5,010 Third ditto .....
3,467 month for elections in several of the most important Fourth ditto
4,377 States : the interest which usually belongs to these Finh ditto ....
3.369 events is enhanced in this instance by the fact that
2,827 Seventh ditto ......... 3,352
1,910 they precede a Presidential contest, which occurs next year, and they are scanned, therefore, with the
Total ........... 17,710
25,045 more care as indicative of its results. In several of Co-operation majority............. 7,335 the States, however, the elections of this year do not Elections in MISSISSIPPI and in ALABAMA, involving afford any substantial ground for predicting their votes the same issue, have been already noticed. The re in the Presidential election, as questions were at is sults of the canvass in these four Southern States sue now which may not greatly influence them then. are of interest as showing the relative strength of the In GEORGIA, for example the old political parties two parties in that section of the Union. The fol. were wholly broken up, and the divisions which they lowing table shows the vote upon each side, in each. occasion did not prevail. Both the candidates for State, in round numbers : Governor were prominent members of the Demo
Total vote. Union. Secession. Maj. cratic party ; but Hon. Howell COBB, Speaker of Mississippi. 50,100 28,700 21,400 7,300
Alabama ... 74,800 the last House of Representatives in Congress, was
Georgia .... 93,733 56,261 37,472 18,759 put forward as the Union candidate, while Mr.
S. Carolina. 42,755 25,015 17,710 7,335 McDonald, his opponent, was the candidate of those who were in favor of seceding from the Union, on Total ......261,388 150,506 110,882 39,524 account of the Compromise measures of 1850. The In VIRGINIA the election was for members of Consame division prevailed in the Congressional con- gress, and upon the adoption of the new Constitution. test, the nominees being Unionists and Secessionists, The result has been that the Congressional delegation without regard to other distinctions. The general stands as before, and the new Constitution was adoptresult was announced in our November Record. The ed by a very large majority. Among the Whig mem. Union party elected sit out of the eight members of bers defeated was Hon. John Minor Botts, who has Congress, and Mr. COBB was elected Governor by a since written a letter attributing his defeat to the very large majority. The following is a statement stand which he took in Convention in favor of a of the vote in each of the Congressional districts, mixed basis of representation. The new Constitu. upon both tickets; and gives an accurate view of tion adopts the principle of universal suffrage in all the sentiments of the people of the State upon that elections, limited, however, to white male citizens subject :
who are twenty-one years of age, and who have reGOVERNOR.
CONGRESS. sided two years in the State and one year in the Cong. Districts. Cobb. McDonald. Union. Secession. county in which they vote. Persons in the naval or First district .. 4.268 3,986 4,011 4.297 military service of the United States are not to be Second ditto... 8,213 7,050 8,107 6,985
deemed residents in the State by reason of being 'Third ditto .... 6,114 6,123 5,853 6,011 Fourth ditto... 7,568 5,391 7,750 5,601 stationed therein. No person will have the right to Fifth ditto.....13,676 7,082 13,862 7,481 vote who is of unsound mind, or a pauper, or a nonSixth ditto .... 6,952 3,037 6,937 2,819
commissioned officer, soldier, seaman, or marine in Seventh ditto.. 4,726 2,134
1,955 Eighth ditto... 4,744 2,669 4,704 2,538
the service of the United States, or who has been
convicted of bribery in an election, or of any infamous Total ........56,261 37,472 55,988 37,699 offense. In all elections votes are required to be Cobb's majority..18,789 Union Cong. ditto ..18,319
given openly viva voce, and not by ballot, except that This shows a popular majority of over eighteen dumb persons entitled to suffrage may vote by ballot. housand in favor of the Union. The election of Under the new Constitution, the Governor, LieuMembers of the Legislature took place at the same tenant Governor, and Attorney General are to be time, and resulted in the choice to the Senate of elected by the people. These officers for the ensuthirty-nine Union and eight Secession Senators, and ing term, as well as members of the Senate and to the House of one hundred and one Union, and House of Representatives, are to be chosen on the twenty-six Southern-rights men. Upon the Legisla- 8th day of December next. The seats of all members ture thus chosen will devolve the duty of electing a of the General Assembly already elected will be from Senator in the Congress of the United States, in place that date vacated by the effect of the new Constitution. of Mr. BERRIEN, whose term expires next spring. In PENNSYLVANIA the election for Governor, Ca.
In South CAROLINA an election has taken place nal Commissioner, and five Judges of the Supreme for members of Congress and delegates to a State Court, occurred on the last Monday in October, and Convention, in which the same issue superseded all resulted as follows: others. One party avowed itself in favor of the Governor. BIGLER (Dem.) 186,499 ... 8,465 Maj. immediate and separate secession of the State from
JOHNSTON (Whig) 178,034
Canal Com. CLOVER (Dem.) 184,014 the Union, while the other was in favor of awaiting
STROHM (Whig) 175,354 the co-operation of other Southern States. Both held Judges. CAMPBELL (Dem.) 175,975 that the action of the Federal Government had been
185,353 Elected. LEWIS
183,975 hostile to Southern interests and rights, and both
BLACK * 185,868 professed to be in favor of taking measures of re.
COULTER (Whig) 179,999 time of action, and the following table shows the
174,350 relative strength of each party in the State—those in
173,491 favor of the Union as it is, of course, voting with the
JESSUP “ 172,273 Co-operaticrists:
In the Legislature there are, Senators 16 Der ccais
16 Whigs, and one Native American; in the House | few weeks' confinement. At the latesi dates no of Representatives, 54 Democrats and 46 Whigs. charges had been publicly made against him, his trial
Elections have also been held in Ohio, New York, had not taken place, and no one was admitted to see Wisconsin, Maryland, and Massachusetts; but up to him. The result of the affair is looked for with great the time of closing this record, official returns have anxiety. not been received.
The late President TYLER has written a letter to We have already mentioned the return of the ex- the Spanish Minister in the United States, appealing pedition sent out by Mr. Henry Grinnell in search for the pardon and release of the Americans taken of the great English navigator, Sir John Franklin, prisoners in Cuba. He ventures to make the appliand the general result of their Arctic explorations. cation in view of the friendly relations which existed Surgeon E. K. KANE, who accompanied the expedi. between him and M. Calderon de la Barca during tion, has since published a letter, in which he ex his administration, and ventures to hope that his represses the opinion that Sir John, while wintering in quest will be laid before the Queen of Spain. He the cove near Beechy's Island, where unmistakable concedes the flagrancy of their offense, but urges that signs of his presence were discovered, found a path. sufficient punishment has already been inflicted, and way made by the opening of the ice, toward the that their pardon will do much toward softening the Taurth, and that he passed northward by Wellington feelings of the people of this country toward the Channel and did not return. The American expedi- Spanish government, and preventing future attempts tion was caught in an ice drift nearly opposite the upon the peace of its colonies. spot of Franklin's first sojourn, and borne northward Gen. Wm. B. CAMPBELL was inaugurated Governor in the ice for fifteen days. Into the region north and of Tennessee on the 16th of October. His inaugural west of Cornwallis Island, which is open sometimes address referred briefly to national affairs. He spoke and may be always, a continuance of the drift a few in the highest terms of commendation of those who days longer would have borne the American Squad secured the passage of the Compromise bills, in the non : and in that region Mr. Kane thinks Sir John Congress of 1850, and of the firm manner in which Franklin must now be sought. The chances of his they have been maintained by the President. The destruction by ice, or by want of food, he thinks, are disastrous results of secession were strongly depictnot great. The British residents of New York gave ed.' He urged that it must inevitably lead to bloody Mr. Grinnell a public dinner on the 4th of November civil wars, alike melancholy and deplorable for the at the Astor House, at which a large company sat victors and the vanquished. He pledged himself to down, Mr. Anthony Barclay presiding. Great interest maintain the Compromise measures, because he be. continues to be felt in the search for Sir John Frank- lieved their continuance on the statute book will prolin, and it is probable that it will be renewed in the mote prosperity and happiness, while an interference early spring. In the preceding pages of this Number with them will inevitably produce agitation, mischief, will be found an exceedingly interesting history of the and misery. Expedition, from the journal of one of its members, | A Convention of cotton planters was held at Ma accompanied by numerous illustrations of the scenes con, Georgia, on the 28th of October. About three and incidents encountered during the voyage. hundred delegates were in attendance, of whom two
The case of Mr. John S. Thrasher, an American hundred came from half the counties in Georgia, gentleman resident at Havana, has excited a good sixty-eight from one quarter of those of Alabama, deal of public interest. Mr. T. has resided there for nineteen from five counties of Florida, and one or a number of years. He was the editor and proprietor two from each of several other Southern states. Exof the Paro Industrial, a paper devoted entirely to Governor MOSELEY, of Florida, was chosen Presicommercial matters, and which he had conducted dent. The object of the Convention was to render with energy, ability, and success. While the Amer- the planters of cotton more independent of the ordi jean prisoners were in Havana, Mr. Thrasher took a nary vicissitudes of trade, and to enable them to ob marked interest in them, and did all in his power to tain more uniformly high prices for their great staple. alleviate the discomforts of their position. For some A great variety of opinions prevailed upon the subreason, which has never yet been assigned, he in- I ject. Various modes were suggested, but as none curred the distrust of the authorities, and on the 1st I seemed acceptable, the whole subject was referred to of September he was prohibited from issuing his pa. a Committee of twenty-one, but even this Committee per which was seized. Feeling confident that his could not agree. A proposition was then rejected, by property would soon be restored, he devoted himself a vote of 48 to 43, which provided that planters should to procure comforts for his countrymen who had been make returns to a Central Committee to be estabcondemned to transportation. The police, however, lished of the cotton housed by the middle of January; were ordered strictly to watch his movements. His and further, that not more than two-thirds of the crop letters were stopped, seized, and examined; but they should be sold before the lst of May, and for not less contained nothing to warrant proceedings against him. | than eight cents a pound; and that the remaining On the arrival of the steamer Georgia from the United third should be sold at a time to be recommended by States, two policemen followed him and saw him re. the Central Committee. A minority report was pre ceive letters from the clerk. They arrested him on sented in favor of the Florida scheme for a Cotton landing and searched his papers, but found nothing Planters' Association, with a capital of twenty millbat a business letter. For two or three days he co-ions of dollars, and a warehouse for the storage of tinued under arrest, when a letter was brought to cotton, whereby prices might be contracted. This him sealed, directed to him, and said to have been met the violent opposition of the Convention. Res fcand upon his desk. It proved to be written in ci.olutions were finally adopted recommending Central, pher, but Mr. Thrasher declared himself ignorant State, and County Associations to collect statistical alıke of its contents and its author. This, however, | and general information respecting the production was of no avail. He was immediately committed to and consumption of cotton. A committee was also prison, and on the 25th of September was thrust into appointed to procure such legislative acts as may be a damp, dark dungeon, cut from the rock and level for the interest of planters. Resolutions were also with the sea, with a bare board for furniture, and passed to encourage Southern manufacturers to emwbere death will be the inevitable consequence of a ploy slave labor in their factories. Having 'arged
another Cotton Planters' Convention, and exhorted of such a law and its rigid execution; and he then delegates to arouse the public on the subject, by lec- examines the principle of secession from the Union, tures and otherwise, the assembly adjourned sine die, as it is presented and advocated in some of the after a session of several days, in which it will be Southern States. observed that very little business was transacted. Rev. ARCHIBALD ALEXANDER, D.D., distinguished
The magnetic telegraph has become so common an as one of the oldest and ablest theologians in the agent of transmitting intelligence in this country, as country, died at Princeton, N. J. on the 22d of Oc. to render all news of its progress interesting and im- tober, aged 81. He was a native of Virginia, and portant. Prof. MORSE has been for some time pros. became a minister in the Presbyterian Church at the eciting other persons for infringing his patent. A age of 21. He was early appointed President of riral line, using the machinery of Mr. Bain, has Hampton Sidney College. He afterward was called been for some years in operation between New York to the Third Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, and Philadelphia. A suit was commenced against and was stationed, there, when in 1812, the Theothe Company and has been for some years pending in logical Seminary was established at Princeton. He the United States Circuit Court. It has just been was appointed the first Professor in that Seminary. decided by Judge Kane, in favor of the claimants Dr. J. KEARNEY RODGERS, distinguished in New under Prof. Morse's patents. The several points York as a surgeon, and of eminently useful and es. ruled by the Court in this case, are: 1. That an art timable character, died on the 9th of November. Dr. is the subject of a patent, as well as an implement GRANVILLE SHARP Pattison, also celebrated in or a machine. 2. That an inventor may surrender and this country as well as in England for medical science obtain a re-issue of his patent more than once if neces- and practical skill, died on the 13th. He was dis sary. 3. That Prof. Morse was the first inventor of | tinguished as an anatomist, and was the author o' the art of recording signs at a distance by means of several works upon medical subjects which enjoyeo electro-magnetism, or the magnetic telegraph. 4. a wide celebrity and are still used as standard treat. That the several parts or elements of the Morse ises.-GARDNER G. HOWLAND, well-known as one Telegraph are covered and protected by his patent, of the oldest, most enterprising, and wealthiest mer as new inventions, and are really new, either as chants of New York, and one of the most beneficent single, independent inventions, or as parts of a new and public spirited inhabitants of that city, died sud combination for the purpose specified. 5. That the denly on the 13th. patent granted to Prof. Morse for his “Local Cir. From CALIFORNIA our intelligence is to the 1st of cuit" is valid, and that the “ Branch Circuit” of the October. The State election had resulted in a DemBain line is an infringement of it. 6. That the sub-ocratic victory. Mr. Bigler, the Democratic candi ject and principles of the chemical telegraph are date, was elected Governor by about 1500 majority; clearly embraced in Morse's patents. These are the Messrs. MARSHALL and McCORKLE, Democrats, are chief questions in dispute. The counsel for the elected to Congress ; and the Legislature, upon complainants were directed to draw up a decree to which will devolve the duty of electing a U. S. Sen. be made by the Court, in accordance with the prayer ator, is strongly Democratic also. The Capital of of the bill and the decision just given. The case the State has been removed back from Vallejo to San will of course now be carried to the Supreme Court José. - The intelligence from the mines is highly of the United States.
encouraging; new veins of gold are constantly disIn the New Monthly Magazine for July last (No. covered, and the old placers have never been known 14, Vol. III. p. 274) we gave a detailed statement of to yield more plentifully. - The Indians in all the the legal controversy between the Methodist Epis- northern sections of the country are represented as copal Church South and the Methodist Episcopal being highly troublesome, and traveling there has be. Church, brought by the former to recover a portion come dangerous.— A large party of Morm.ons have of the “ Book Fund.” The suit came on May 19, in purchased the rancho of San Bernardino, near Los the United States Circuit Court, and was elaborately Angelos ; they gave $60,000 for it, and are to take argued by distinguished counsel. The decision, possession of it very soon.— A railroad from San which was then deferred, was given by Judge Nel. Francisco to San José, the first in California, has son on the 10th of November. It was long and been commenced. The Vigilance Committee at elaborate, going over the whole ground involved, San Francisco, has come to an end. Order and quiet sketching the history of the case, and stating the are completely restored, and a feeling of security is legal principles applicable to it. He decided that rapidly gaining ground. The city is increasing very the separation was legal, and that the Methodist fast both in population and in extent.— Disastrous Episcopal Church Sonth is entitled to a portion of news has been received from the American whaling the Fund. This must end the controversy unless fleet in the North Pacific. Ten or twelve of the an appeal should be taken to the Supreme Court of ships have been lost : the season has been very inthe United States.
profitable for all. A large number of the citizens of New York re. From OREGON, we learn that emigrants were com. cently addressed a letter to Hon. Henry Clay, re. ing in rapidly, though a late heavy snow-storm had questing him to address a meeting in that city in seriously retarded the progress of emigrants through favor of the Compromise measures of 1850, express. the mountains. The suffering from cold, and in some ing a belief that additional exertions were needed to instances from lack of provisions, has been very seprevent propositions for the repeal or modification vere.— The Snake Indians are becoming hostile of some of the laws. Mr. Clay's reply, dated Oct. 3, and troublesome. Mr. Hudson Clark, from Illinois, is long and elaborate. Declining the invitation, he with his family, having got ahead of the train with expresses great interest in the subject, and says he which he was traveling, was attacked by about thirty believes that the great majority of the people in every Indians, ncar Rast River, and his mother and brother section of the Union, are satisfied with, or acquiesce were killed. Others had been killed a few days pre in, the compromise. The only law which encounters viously. Outrages in different sections led to the beany hostility, is that relating to the surrender of fu- belief that the Indians were about to assume their gitive slaves ; and this is now almost universally former attitude of hostility toward the inhabitants. obeyed. Mr. Clay proceeds to urge the necessity - Steps have been taken by a Convention of Del
egates from the country north of the Columbia River, I a large portion of the people, especially of the prov. to form a new territorial government, or failing in ince of Conception, of which he was the chief officer. that, to organize a new State, and ask admission into Fearing his influence then upon the election, the govthe Union. The reasons for this step are the great ernment removed him, and this created great disaf. extent of country, its distance from the Capital, and fection among the people. Loud threats were heard, the total absence of all municipal law and civil offi. that Montt, who had received a very large majority. cers.
| should not be inaugurated : the government, never. In the Sandwich ISLANDS, the volcanic Mountain theless, steadily went on with their preparations for Maunaloa, had given tokens of an eruption early in that event. The revolt first broke out at Coquimbo, August. A letter in the Polynesian of the 12th says: on the 8th of September, where the disaffected party * The great crater of Maunaloa, that was generally deposed and banished the government officers, seized thought to be quite extinct, is now in action. For a the custom-house with about $70,000, and levied few days a heavy cloud, having the appearance of forced loans from many of the wealthy inhabitants. smoke, has been observed to hover over the summit | They then siezed the steamer “Fire-fly," belonging of the mountain. Last night the mountain stood out to an English gentleman, and sent her to Conception, in bold relief, unobstructed by clouds or mist, and the stronghold of Gen. Cruz, to arouse his friends to presented a sublime and awfully grand appearance, a similar movement there. An outbreak had already belching forth flames and cinders that again fell in taken place in that department; the insurgents had showers at a distance. The heavy bank of smoke been very successful-banished all the old officers, that lowered over its top, presented the appearance and appointed new ones, and seized the Chilian mail of the mountain itself poised upon its apex. It is steamer, with $30,000 belonging to the government. possible that another eruption may take place like Up to this time, Gen. Cruz had kept himself aloof that of 1843, and liquid lava be seen flowing down from the movement, and had counseled his friends its sides."
against it. Feeling satisfied with their success, they From New Mexico we have intelligence to the determined to await the action of the other provinces. last of October. Serious difficulties had occurred, Meanwhile, the government having heard of the rewhich excited deep hostility between the American volt, and seeing that it was confined to these two de. and Mexican portions of the population, and threat-partments, took active measures for its suppression. ened to inflict lasting injury upon the country. The A detachment of infantry, consisting of 300 or 400 election for a Delegate to Congress, was held on the men, was sent to Valparaiso, but was induced to Ist of September. A number of Americans went to march to join the insurgents in Coquimbo. Intellithe polls at Los Ranchos, for the purpose of voting, gence of this defection created the most intense exbut were refused by the Mexican authorities. In- citement at the Capital, and the city was at once put sisting upon their right a general quarrel ensued. | under martial-law, and a company of artillery was The county judge, a Mexican named Ambrosio Ar-sent against the deserters, who were all brought back mijo, ordered out a number of armed men, who killed without bloodshed, within forty-eight hours. Their an American named Edward Burtnett, stripping and leaders were thrown into prison, and would probably mangling his body. An investigation was held, but be shot. Other troops were sent to the disaffected without any important result. On the 23d, Mr. W. region, and the few ships belonging to the Chiliar C. Skinner, who had taken an active part in the effort navy were sent to blockade the ports of Coquimbo to bring the authors of this outrage to punishment, and Talcahuano. Meantime, the inauguration of was at Los Ranchos, and became involved in a dis. President Montt took place on the 18th of Septem : pute with a Mexican, named Juan C. Armijo. As he ber, the anniversary of Chilian independence, and left him a number of Armijo's peons fell upon him that day as well as the 17th, and 19th, were devoted with clubs, and killed him on the spot. Mr. Skinner to magnificent festivities at Santiago. Gen. Bulnes was from Connecticut, and an active opponent of the had left for Conception, to raise troops for the gov. Governor in the Legislature of which he was a mem- ernment on the road, and put himself at their head. twer. Meetings of the Americans were held, at which | There were rumors that he had been compelled to the conduct of the Mexicans was denounced, and the fall back, and that Gen. Cruz had put himself at the attention of the General Government at Washington, head of the movement in Conception. He had issued called to the condition of the territory.— Major / a proclamation to the army, and authorized a steamer Weightman has been elected Delegate to Congress : to cruise in his service. At Coquimbo, Gen. Correa loud complaints are made of frauds at the election. was in command of the insurgent forces, and it was
The new military post in the Navajo country, | reported that he had forced the government troops is at Cañon Bonito : Col. Summer and his command | under Gen. Guzman, to fall back. The British adwere in pursuit of the Indians. Two soldiers who miral, on hearing of the seizure of the “ Fire-fly" had left Santa Fé with the mail, for the Navajo steamer, had sent two steam-frigates to recover her country, had not been heard from, and were supposed and demand indemnity. One of them, the Gorgon, to have been killed.- Business was dull, and the captured her at Coquimbo, and the commander had Season very wet.
entered into a convention with the party in power SOUTII AMERICA.
there, agreeing to raise the blockade of that port, on From Chitr, we have news of another insurrec- their agreeing to pay $30,000 indemnity to Mr. Lamon. The term of office of the late President, Gen. bert, and $10,000 as ransom for the steamer, which FOLses, expired on the 16th of September. In Au. he had seized as a pirate, “provided the British ad sust the new election had taken place, and resulted miral should decide that he had a right to seize her." a the choice of Don Manuel Montt over his oppo. Great dissatisfaction has been felt among the foreign sent, Gen. Cruz Montt was a successful lawyer of residents at the terms of this convention. Both the Santiago, and had held a post in the cabinet of the British and American squadrons were watchfully comer administration. He was brought forward as protecting the commerce of their respective counDe candidate of the government, which rendered him tries. The issue of the contest betyveen the govern. aceedingly obnoxious to the people. His opponent, ment and the insurgents has not yet reached us, but Gen. Cruz, had been one of the heroes of the revolu- the latest advices state that the government felt conun and enjoyed great popularity with the army and fident in its ability to repress the insurrection; its