24 MARCH 1866, Page 1

Very alarming telegrams continue to arrive from Canada. An invasion

of Fenians was expected on St. Patrick's Day, 17th inst. ; the Government had called out 10,000 volunteers, and the response was almost unexpectedly eager. The Catholic Bishops were calling on their people to remain quiet, and Government was expected to suspend the Habeas Corpus Act and place Montreal under martial law. The alarm had given a great impetus to the movement for the federation of the Colonies, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick having already given way, but it seems to rest on very little foundation.- The American Government is quite certain to support its own municipal law, and it has the power to