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thern dates, of the 31st ult, contain some interesting news. The capture of the California steamer Ariel, by the Alabama, is the most important, though it would have been more to. If she had treasure aboard. This she had left behind, through fear of the very thing that happened. The news of her capture credited a great sensation in New York and Washington. Her commander. Capt. Jones, went to Washington to make a report of the affair. The following are the particulars: On the 7th of December she captured the California steamer Ariel, with her crew and one hundred and forty marines. Her officers, after giving up their side arms, were paroled. Lieut. Low, of the Alabama, boarded the Ariel, took possession of all arms and equipments, $3,000 in Treasury notes, and $1,500 in silver. The Ariel brought no gold, for fear of having it captured. Having destroyed all the sails of the Yankee steamer, and removed one of her steam valves, she was bonded for $125,000, and the cargo an
One of the reasons The capture of the California steamer Ariel by the redoubtable '290,' on the 7th of December, produced a profound sensation in New York commercial circles, and caused marine insurance to rise 100 per cent. If a single vessel can do all this mischief, what might not a whole squadron of privateers propelled by steam effect? We have no doubt this consideration has had a great influence in proscribing the course adopted by the British Government in relation to this war. Palmerston and Russell are afraid to risk the vast commerce of England which is always afloat, and which would be exposed to a swarm of Yankee privateers in the event of war. From this consideration they have made England eat her own words, entered upon record in the most solemn manner, and caused her to descend from the first rank among the nations to the level of Hanover or Hesee Cessol. The treaty of Paris solemnly stipulated that a blockade, to be respected, must be effective, and Palmerst