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THE OJIBBEWAY INDIANS AT WINDSOR CASTLE. The Ojibbeway Indians, from the country to the north and north-east of the mouth of the Yellowstone River, Upper Missouri, arrived at Windsor Castle on Wednesday afternoon from town, accompanied by Mr. Catlin, and had the honour of being presented to her Majesty and his Royal Highness Prince Albert. The Ojibbeways consisted of six men and three women, and were presented to the Queen and the Prince Consort as follows:— I Ah-que-wee-zaintz (" the boy,") the principal chief of the hand, who is upwards of 74 years of age, and with a most venerable and commanding appearance Pattana-quotto- weebe (" the swift-driving cloud,") about 50 years of age, and the war-chief of the band Weenish-ka-weebe (" the nyinggull,") stout and well-made, and about 40 years of age Gish-e-gas-e-ghe (" the bright and moonlight night,") a young red warrior Wasseh-abbe-neuch-qua, and his wife, about 35 years of age, with their daughter, 10 years old, named Nib-nab-be-qua Shah-mah (" tobacco,") a young warrior about 23 years old, and his wife (an Indian beauty) named Ne-bet-neuch-qua, of the age of her husband. The interpreter, a fine-looking and exceedingly powerful man of the age of twenty-four years, who speaks English with considerable fluency, is named Nottena-akm, the strong, wind." The party of Indians were presented to her Majesty and Prince Consort in the Waterloo Gallery, where were assem- bled her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent, the Marchioness of Douro, Lady Fanny Howard, Lord Rivers, the Hon. C. A. Murray, and the several members of the Royal Household. t pon the chief of the band, Ab-quee-wee-zaintz, being presented to the Queen, he addressed her Majesty with much apparent force and feeling, expressing how great was his delight and gladness to come to this country, the great light which enlightened the whole world. The Great Spirit had given them a good and safe journey across the Great Salt. Lake, but unbounded was now their joy, and glad their hearts, to behold the face of their great mother, the Queen of England." The speech of the chief was interpreted to the Queen and the Prince by Nottena-akm. The party, who were attired in the costume of their country, with their clubs, spears, tomahawks, &c., went through several of their national dances and the war dance, in full character, accompanied by one of the Indians upon a drum, the whole having a most extraordinary and picturesque effect. Before they retired, her Majesty and the Prince shook the chief and the woman cordially by the hand, which seemed to be a source of great delight to those who had thus been honoured by the Sovereign and her Consort. Refreshment, of a substantial nature, was served to the party in the State anti-room, where they remained for up- wards of an hour. Although there was wine upon the table, the chief would not permit it to be tasted by any one of the band. Beer, however, was not forbidden, and the Castle October" was highly relished com The Indians, accompanied by Mr. Catlin, left the Castle on their return to town at five o'clock. In passing out of ^°}'al residence the attention of Ah-que-wee-zaintz, the chief of the party, was greatly attracted by the scarlet coat and gold lace of the porter, Sykes, evidently imagining him to be, from his splendid livery, either a Lord in Waiting, or a Groom Ofthe bedchamber at least! He shook him warmly by the hand, made half-a-dozen salaams, again fixed his eyes upon the gold-laced hat, and then depaited. Letters from Manchester state, that there are mills building in all the manufacturing districts of Lancashire, especially in the neighbourhood of Blackburn and Preston at the same time lieaily all the mills already existing are being increased in size or in production by means of new machinery. Another means of increasing production has been the i equest of the insurance offices, that the "blowing-room" shall be in a building apart from the mill. It used to occupy an entire flat of the mill, and is no'y, of course, filled with machinery. I rom these appearances a dread is expressed of a violent oyei-production, with its diastrous consequences. By the Chinese intelligence just received, it appears that the Canton market for all kinds of imports was excessively dull, more owing to the circumstance that none of the late Hong merchants have transacted business, than to a glut, although the quantity of goods unsold was considerable. The few sales of British and American cotton goods were at reduced prices. There was not the same inactivity in exports most of the new teas having found buyers, and considerable purchases of Nankin silk having been made.

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