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ution, every slight grievance should not be considered a sufficient cause — it should be a very great grievance — the last remedy of a desperate people. The blessings of such a government as ours should not be lightly thrown away. Our foreign relations are in a very satisfactory condition, except in the case of Spain, who still refuses to pay the "Cuban claims," amounting to $128,000. The acquisition of Cuba, by "fair purchase," is again recommended. Affairs in Mexico are as complicated as ever, and some debts due American citizens in New Granada, and one or two other Central American States, have proved very difficult to settle. In Utah all is quiet, and troops have been sent into Kansas to capture the Montgomery banditti. Among other recommendations made, the President suggests the appointment of a day previous to the 4th of March every other year, for the election of members of Congress in all the States, and the substitution of specific for ad valorem dutie
t night between Calhoun and Belmont. They are moving slowly, the men having very sore feet, occasioned by marching over rough, roads, General Parsons passed through Calhoun yesterday, on a secret mission to the border. At the latest accounts, Montgomery was still encamped at or near Fort Scott, and defied the world to take him. It is thought that he will leave when he hears of the approach of Generals Harney and Frost. The people in all the border counties endorse the action of Governor Stewart in sending out troops. If they can only catch Montgomery, a general day of thanksgiving will be held in the Osage Valley. Gen. Frost's command will encamp to-night at Calhoun. Two suspicious characters, supposed to be Montgomery's spies, were seen yesterday in the northern part of Henry county, making tracks in the direction of Fort Scott. Montgomery's men are all through the country, giving out reports to mislead the people. These recent outrages on the Western border by abolition b