LAST DAYS IN BOMBAY.
The Byculla Club.--Mr. Seward's Speech.--His Grateful Acknowledgments to his Entertainers.--The Indies of the East and the Indies of the West.--Growing Civilization of the East.--A Progress Irresistible.--The New Concord.--Policy of the Anglo- Saxon Race.--Miss Wessner.--Departure from Bombay.
Bombay, April 21st.--The Byculla Club is less a local society of Bombay than an association of the gentlemen who are engaged in the military and civil service throughout India. Not only Americans, but foreigners of all the Western nations, fraternize cordially in its circle.
Its spacious and elegant rooms, highly illuminated, were filled last night, and the entertainment was attended by all the members in the city and many ladies.
The Honorable Sir M. R. Westropp, Chief-Justice of Bombay, presided, and spoke of Mr. Seward's public life. Mr. Seward replied as follows:
"I have been more than once heretofore kindly invited to meet societies in Asia, but those privileges were lost by reason either of fatigue, or some other exigency of travel. I have, therefore, accepted this courtesy of yours, as a social welcome tendered me by the Europeans residing in India, while at the same time my preparations for an early departure oblige me to take my final leave of the East here. Having learned much and enjoyed more, I am oppressed with many grateful thoughts, though the time scarcely____________________