to the French.
Gen. Comonfort, the best and most reliable General in the Mexican service, is dead, and his loss will be severely felt.
A brisk guerilla war is maintained against, the invaders; but that will never turn them aside from their purpose of conquest.
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 "Sons of New England" take a firm hold of their lower garments, and exalt themselves amazingly.
It is a curious custom, peculiar to that people, and accounts satisfactorily for the remarkable failure of their trowsers to reach the tops of