Accounts have reached Jersey, via St. Malo, of disturbances in
La Vendee, created by partisans of the Duke de Bordeaux; and the Jersey barracks are about to be prepared for Government purposes. The Ad- miralty had ordered a constant communication to be kept up between Jersey and Alderney.
The news in the Paris papers of yesterday is voluminous, but not very important : we take a few scraps—
General Cavaignac has declined the Ministry of War, and will remain Gover- nor-General of Algiers. The Ministry of War will be offered to General Chan- gamier, now on his way to Algiers.
M. Odilon Barrot has declared himself a candidate for Leon: he states that be adheres to the Republic as sincerely as he formerly supported the Monarchy. The departure of Lord Normanby, for which he was busily preparing, caused mnch uneasiness in Paris, and the absurdest reports; although he had explained to M. de Lamartine that it was owing solely to private business.
Immense military preparations continued at Dijon, Lyons, and Grenoble; naval preparations at Toulon.
Several persona were tried and convicted, on Thursday, for the destructions on the St. Germaine railroad, especially the bridge of Asnieres: they were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment, from one to five years.
Some three hundred persons went on Wednesday to the office of La Presse, and raised cries of "Down with La Presse! " M. de Girardin immediately threw open his doors, and invited the leaders of the mob within, to confer with him on their complaints. The conference lasted nearly two hours: at the close, the leaders declared to their comrades that they were perfectly satisfied, and all departed. Fresh troubles were expected; but M. de Girardin declined to have any protection: 750 live by his journal, and that was his protection. It is said, however, that the clubs have succeeded in repressing the sale of his paper.
Several failures were announced at the Bourse yesterday; among them the banking-house of Messrs. Paccard, Dufour, and Co., a house of great respecta- bility, principally connected with Switzerland.
Letters from Havre mention, in proof of the utter stagnation of commerce, and of the prostration of credit, that there were thirty vessels in that port laden with cotton, which neither the consignees nor any one else would accept and pay the freight upon.