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, redeemable after the year 1870. At a meeting of the Royal Geographical Society, papers were read by Sir Leopold McClintock, Sir Charles Bright, and by Colonel Schaffer, relative to the survey and the route of the projected North Atlantic Telegraph. The important case of Patterson vs. Bonaparte, after being argued before the French Tribune on the 25th, had been adjourned to the 1st of February. The decision was expected to be given in a few days thereafter. It was reported in Paris, but denied in Berlin, that France had demanded explanations of the recent warlike speeches made by the King of Prussia. The Paris Bourse closed animated. Rentes 68 fr. 5 It is asserted that Prince Metternich had notified Count Thuvenel that Austria will consider an attack by Garibaldi on any part of the Austrian territory a casus belli against Piedmont. The negotiations between the Banks of France and St. Petersburg for an exchange of gold for silver; have been broken off. I
A "general service of funerals" in France is conducted by a company in Paris, authorized by law, managed by a director, with a fixed tariff of prices. Abson, convicted of poisoning his wife in the Hudson County Court, N. J., has been sentenced to be hung on the 10th of April. The second daughter of Gen. Harney, U. S. Army, has just married, in Paris, the Count de Noue, an officer in the Guard. Lord Lincoln is to marry the daughter of Mr. Hope, who gives her £12,000 a year. So says the London Mail. Gov. Andrews, of Massachusetts, in his recent message, recommends the abolition of capital punishment in that State. A colored woman, 112 years old, familiarly known as "Aunt Phillis," died at Princeton, N. J., last Saturday. A child of Mr. Edward Colver, residing in Newark, N. J., died on Saturday from eating lucifer matches. Hon. Moses Davenport, Mayor of Newburyport, Mass., died on the 13th inst.
A New Bon Bonhas been produced in Paris. It consists of an eatable bouquet, which is neither more nor less than a bunch of real flowers covered with crystallized sugar, which is applied while the flowers are on the bush. The ingenious inventor is reported to have sent a bouquet of violets, prepared in this way, to the Princes Clothilde. The delicious odor and brilliant tints of the flowers are preserved, and when the fair possessor is tired of gazing upon it, she has still left a feast fit for a Hebe. It is said that no bon bon as yet produced can equal in delicacy this floral titbit. Roses are prepared in the same manner. The effect on them is peculiarly beautiful, the sugar sparkling like dew after a summer shower.
The Daily Dispatch: February 28, 1861., [Electronic resource], Letter from Major Anderson to Henry Ward Beecher. (search)
else. It is as important to the capitalist of New York that everything should be right "upon 'Change" in London, as it is to the London merchant. In like manner, it is as important to the financial world in London that all should be right in New York as it is that all should be right in London itself. When a panic seizes upon the stock market in New York, the English and French merchants and brokers send over gold to have the specie on hand. So it is when there is a pressure in London or Paris. They send over the ready to keep off a crash. It matters little where the crash begins. It is sure to go all around the world with the regularity of Mr. Webster's reveille following the rising sun in his career around the earth. So strangely has commerce girdled the earth, and so inseparably connected are all its manifestations. The weather, during the expiring winter, has been as singular as the condition of the political atmosphere. It has been uncommonly mild, and during the gr
Pin money. --An extravagant Marchioness was lately assailed by a number of Paris tradesmen for payment of $60,000 debts. The husband proved in court that he allowed her $6,000 a year, and that only five years ago he paid $120,000 of her debts. The wife replied that she brought him $1,000,000 dowry. Among the items were sheets of $500 a pair, and an expenditure of $400 for pistols, powder, balls and caps. This charge decided the court to non-suit the creditors.
French gifts. --During the New Year's making present season in Paris, Baron J. de Rothchild sent Mile. Emma Lerv, the "star" dancing girl of the Grand Opera, a butterfly as large as a stevedore's hand, which was made entirely of diamonds, rubies, opals and gold. A husband, whose wife has made his life at home wretched although they have been married only three years-- and his wife passes everywhere for a delightful, amiable woman — sent her, New Year's Day, a plain medallion, containing three grey hairs.
No King. --John Mitchell writes from Paris to the Charleston Mercury, "Some politicians here speculate that the Southern States of America will soon find themselves in such need of a strong government that they will take some youngster of a royal linn to make a king of him. Don't you do it? If you do, you will of son wish you were back again under the regime of what Mr. Stephens calls the groceries,"
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