The time of departure and mode of Conveyance of the Confederate Commissioners.
A telegraphic dispatch, dated Boston, December 30, says:
By instructions from Lord Lyons, the British mail steamer Niagara will leave here direct for Liverpool to-morrow, taking out the rebels Mason and Slidell.
The steamer Persia, now in the St. Lawrence, will take the place of the Niagara, which was announced to sail hence on the 8th of January.
Important from France--the Emperor Urges England to break the blockade — the blockade to be broken.
We have important information from France — such as scarcely admits of a doubt that the Lincoln blockade (which is but a miserable abortion) will be speedily broken up. A Yankee correspondent, writing from that great pandemonium, the Federal capital, says:
Our Government is undoubtedly in possession of information from Paris, rendering it certain that if there is a contest between Great Britain and the United States, Fran