Altogether, the prospect for Mexico is sad, and that for the French very good.
The song of New England.
The "Sons of New England" held their annual celebration of the landing of the "Pilgrim Fathers" at Plymouth Rock.
Gens Burnside, Sickles Dix, Senator Sale, (just convicted of taking a $3000 bribe,) Henry Ward Beecher, Mayor Opdyke, and others, were present.
The New York News has an account of the proceedings, from which we extract the following:
Once a year at least the "SonHe referred to the cloud no larger than a man's hand — a speck — and then the storm — and said that the Providence of God had smitten us "right square" in the face.
"The Old Flag"--(Allusion to its waving again o'er every State.)
Major-General Dix responded to this sentiment.
All nations had their symbols in some form or another; by some a flag, an insult to which was always resented by war abroad, or by treason at home.
The speaker proceeded to review the events which have transpi<