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he opening of the British Parliament, and possibly the French Chambers, also. In England two questions of interest to our country will be brought: forward immediately — to wit, the expediency of recognizing the Southern Confederacy, and a searching investigation of the conduct of the Ministry in carrying on, at a vast expense, preparations for war with the United States, after receiving assurances from Mr. Seward that Captain Wilkes had acted without orders, and that the Government of President Lincoln was desirous to maintain the most friendly relations with Great Britain. There will also be some inquiry into the reasons which induced Lord Palmerston, through his organ, the London Morning Post, to deny the existence of conciliatory intelligence from America, on the subject of the Trent incident, two days after the communication of Mr. Seward's note. As regards France, it is proper that our people should prepare to hear of manifestations of, discontent at the delays of the war,
mits of the town." --Commander Smith assured the Mayor and the citizens that we came for the purpose of removing the guns from the battery, and at the same time to protect them in their lawful occupation. He had no desire or orders to interfere with their institutions or to land troops. He told them that he intended to make good Union men of their citizens in spite of themselves; but the Mayor replied: "Don't flatter yourself," and a rabid Secessionist — the cavalry officer — added: "Old Abe Lincoln will never make a Union man of me; I'll pack myself and wife in a buggy and be off for New Orleans." Some of the other citizens manifested a similar spirit; but, on being shown the folly of their course, concluded to remain. After examining the battery, Commander Smith returned to the Lewis and ordered away two large boats, the same which were brought out on the Constitution, and they proceeded, under command of Acting Master Ryder, accompanied by Acting Master Merriam and Midshipm
Half mourning for Prince Albert. --At the grand Presidential party at the "Republican Court in Washington, says the Herald, Mrs. Lincoln received the company with graceful courtesy. She was dressed in a magnificent white satin robe, with a black flounce half a yard wide, slooped with black lace, and a bonquet of care myrtle on her bosom. Her headdress was a wreath of black and white flowers, with a bunch of cape myrtle on the right side. The only ornaments were a necklace, earrings, brooch, and bracelets, of pearl. The dress was simple and elegant. The half mourning style was assumed in respect to Queen Victoria, whose oldest son had so lately been a guest at the Presidential mansion, and whose representative was one of the most distinguished among the guests on this occasion.
. Cheever in bad Repute. The occupation to-day of the Hall of the House of Representatives, for the second time, by Dr. Cheever, for the purpose of pronouncing an abolition sermon against the Administration has been formally profested against by a number of representatives, and will probably occasion the introduction of a resolution regulating the use of the hall on such occasions. What to do with negroes. It is supposed in San Domingo, that the Queen of Spain would invite Lincoln to ship all the surplus negroes and contrabends which remained on our hands after the suppression of the rebellion, to San Doxingo, in accordance with the idea of African transportation contained in his late message to Congress. From Port Royal. The U. S. steamer St. Lawrence has arrived in New York from Port Royal. The general opinion prevailed that an attack would be made on Fort Pulaski at an early day. The people of South Carolina are described as being in a most wretched stat