The judge overruled this claim, deciding that the forteiture was superior to all liens and equities, and the remedy of the loyal part owner (if any) must be had upon application to the Secretary of the Treasury.
By this decision it will be seen that when vessels are seized under this act, the portion belonging to loyal owners in the loyal States will be released.
United States vs., the D. F. Keeling.--This vessel was seized under the act of July 12, 1861, as being owned by Mrs. Hutchinge, an inhabitant of New Orleans it was proved that the owner was a Britian subject visiting at New Orleans, but having no fixed reddence there.
The Court released the vessel.
England's Intention with reference to the Difficulties with the United States--interesting Programms.[from the London News, December 21]
The Paris Patris, of the 10th instant, receives from London the following information, which it states to be "news."
If the answer to the English note should not be fa