mortal of the venerable and idolized Victor Hugo.
Shadows are resting upon the German Empire, for the Baron Von Manteufel, Frederick Charles—the dashing Red Prince of many campaigns—and the charming song—writer—Franz Abt—are not.
England laments the tragic fate of the gallant Burnaby, the unique Gordon, and their brave companions—regrets that Sir Moses Montefiore—the noble Jewish philanthropist—has been gathered to his fathers, and scatters white roses over the new-made graves of Sir Francis Hincks and Lord Houghton.
The gonfalons of Spain are drooping in honor of King Alphonso and the sagacious Serrano.
The soul of music is even now breathing a requiem for Dr. Damrosh, and the Mussulman sits with bowed head for the careers of El Mahdi and Oliver Pain are ended.
Within the limits of this country, since our last annual convocation, the death harvest of prominent personages has been perhaps unprecedented.
Ulysses S. Grant—commander-in-chief of the Federal armies
hem from the monopoly of cotton.
The matter of supply of the staple was further discussed, when Miss Sarah Redmond read a paper on "American Slavery and its influence on Great Britain."
M. Chevalier, the celebrated French free trader, then denounced the Morrill tariff as the bill of discord.
The Times announces the following changes in the Colonial Department: P. E. Woodhouse, late Governor of British Guiana, succeeds Sir George Grey as Governor of the Cape of Good Hope; Sir Francis Hincks goes from the Governorship of Barbadoes to that of British Guiana; Hon. Arthur Gordon, son of the late Earl of Aberdeen, is to succeed H. Manners Sutton in New Brunswick; Colgue Brown, late Governor of New Zealand, succeeds Sir Henry Young, in Tasmania, and Sir Dominique Daly, late Governor of Prince Edward's Island, goes to South Australia.
The Emperor continued to remain at the Chalons camp.
Grand manœuvres had been prevented by the intense heat of the weather.