Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, March 24, 1837, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated March 24, 1837 Page 2
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glff.ifi'fl at glilnMjinotou. Family Jaus. TIio correspondent ol the Courier mid Enquirer gives us tin; fol lowing morcol from Wnshinglon : 'John Forsyth. Iho Secrclnry of State, sent in yestorduy Ins resignation, in a nolo addressed with 1 tie uncourlcous pupcr. orip linn, ",V ran Ihtrcn, President of the United Sidles." A copy of litis, together Willi tin address from Mr. Forsyth, to ilic citizens of (Joogia, was sent to the Globe, ninl would have appeared thisninrtiiiig hnd it not been suppressed lite evening before by 'consent of parties. Whnt concessions were made by Van Cnron (o Forsyth, or how the, Rlorm was quieted, 1 rttn unabln to nay ; bul the facie ns I relate tlieni to you are sub. stanlially correct. Tlinl Mr. Van D'iren was alarmed nl t ho idea of n rupture of his Cabincl bo early in Ihe outset of his po litical career, I have no doubt, and that lie is anxions to get rid ol Forsyth I have, just A8 little doubt. Some say that Mr. Van Huron offered the Secretary a Mission to Austria, and licticc that his pride was deep ly wounded at the idea of "being offered a mission to a third rate Court!" What will tlio Imperial House of Austria say, could he hear of such a speech from an American Secretary of Stale? This man is igno rant even of the relative rank of the Courts of Europe. Such was the alarm lest this 'thing should leak out, that all the persons in tlio Globe office were specially informed 'that no mention was to be made of what diad occurred and yet the thing has leaked out and I pledge my faith to you, nay proof if necessary, of its correctness. Inauguration Day and Week. The concourse of persons in I his city from e very point of the compass, on the day of the late Inauguration of President of "the Uni ted States, was largo beyond example. No enumeration could of course be made of strangers arriving here by so many dif ferent paths. Some idea may be formed of the throng at '.he hotels from Ihe single fact, that at one barber's shop in the city the sum of three hundred dollars was ta ken for shaving, &c. within the Inaugura tion week; to which wc may add Ihe fjet that, more than once in the week, the earn, which run twice a day from this place to Baltimore, carried five or six hundred pas ecngcrs at n lime. The number of visi ters far exceeded the means of accommo dation afforded by our public houses, and, from want of knowing where temporary lodging might bo had, we apprehend that many of Ihe strangers suffered a good deal of inconvenience, after nrriving here, until Hicy trot away again. Wc arc forcibly re minded of nil this by the following lively description of the scone, extracted from an account of "the Inauguration." which wc find in the Portsmouth (Va.) Times, one of the Editors of which journal was, it ap- pcatf. among the sufferers: "The concourse of strangers in the city was immense, ror many days previous the hotels nnd boarding houses had licnn excessively crowded; many were jlaily turned off. houseless and homeless, and the number of the rejected continued to in crease until the dav itself, when it was cvi. dent that there were thousands of good folks without any fixed tarrying place was intcrcslinu towards nightfall to wit noss the gathering anxiety in many a dc cent man's countenance as ho hurried 01 with the crowd gazing on the descending eun, and reflecting on ihe long, long, hor rible, night, to whose icy embraces he was in all probability, to be consigned a help less victim. Money scorned to be useless 'for once. It could, indeed, procure for the possessor i lie finest and most luxurious dishes, for, to her credit be it spoken, more attractive fare never was set in such noun dance before a crowd than was exhibited in Washington in this instance. The pal ate could bo gloriously gratified but there was no rest tor the weary limb?. Reds! beds! beds! was the general cry. Some eougbt them in dinner halls, some in hag gage rooms, others in lumber houses, and a party wc could name that coii-idetod them selves not the least lucky of their kind, in revolutionizing a barber's hall, and t-ubht i tuting in the place of the paraphernalia of the establishment the vilest of sleeping apparatus." Woodbury is apt to make mich very gross i blunders in very small mailers of finance, what kind of management must he bring to ihe millions of Ihe Treasury What sort ol nriihnielie has ho introduced into ihe Deparltni'i'l ? In making out ono of his per.-otml (nils', ho overcharged f'uiir dol lar when the whole sum at isuo was hut fourteen! I a such n financier fit to be trusted with Ihe Treasury of tlio United States? We understand that Mr. Van Huron is desirous to bo relieved ol Mr. Woodbury. Tliu Secretary is personally unpopular we may say odious among men of all par lies, lie is a vain, pompous, sellih indi vidual cunning and overreaching ono of I huso mon whom even "Treachery cannot trust." lie was placed in his prctctit office at n time and under circumstances which had made it any thing but nn office of hon or and when no gentleman could have been found to ncccpl it. His whole course has hron such as might have been antici pated from a man ready to disgrace him self by the acceptance of such a coinmis sion ai such a period and the presentation of his overcharged Bn.r, would form a vciy anoronrialc finale to his public career. It would ho a blazo-of-florv termination, of which wc hope he will be sufficiently con siedatc to avail himself without delay. CORRESPONDENCE BUTwnr.N n. m. whitnev ano hie bank o llUBUNOTON. Nathan B. ffanwctl. a director of i,uid bank, to R. .I. Whitney, dated Uuni.iNOToN, July 1G, 1(135. "The branch bank at this place will soon cease its operations : and lo enable us to meet the public demand, I need not repeat thai a deposito ol a permanent character will enable us lo continue to keep our bills at pur, as above slated, (in New York nnd Boston, and meet the wants oi tne pcopie in tins section of the country." R. .. Whitney toJs". B. Unwell. Wasiiinoton, July 27, lt!35. This, it was (bund, could not be done under the existing laws, Treasury appoint an agent. bul it was suggested that all the advantages could he derived by each bank appointing its own agent, provided each sc- leeltd the same individual, which couiti ac crue lo (ho hanks themselves, and to the Treasury Department, in case the agent teas appointed by that Department." t.i i ., rv..i ii.r, Dunn f:iriliilra nndiTIm shock extended ntanv leagues, Tlio I i.., '.,, ii.i ii.mt Pi.i.n'i.il when tmvnH were a bean of ruins, and, awful lo &.c. but. when a iiiiokeii's hnuso fails, 'r V" . V .... ... .: i...,..' . Ti,, .. ,bii. in ;, ,,f the inhabitants nnri- then MILLIONS aro AT ONCE ilm hrnnnli was doing business been, on the pari ofour dircctorJ,ndcsirc to mei'i l hie expectations and the consequence has been that a very sensible change hatn ken place, politically, in favor of the Gov eminent, and as it is our desire to strengthen these sentiments, we feel that it is important lo afford to our farmers and merchants the coming spring a pretty extensive accommo. dation, especially about Ilm limn of the wool clip." "My wish is that vmt would have an interview with tlio Sec relarv ol'lhn Treasury, on the subject of allowing the present amount to remain, or, rather, that the warrant in favor of the pension agent should not he made upon the deposile for tho next payment," &c. R. Jl. Whitney to the cashier of the Bdnk of Burlington. Washington. March 10, IB3G. "I called upon the Secrolary of thcTroa sury, and went lo the Commissioner of Pensions, nhd can assure you mai you nave nothing to fear from the efforts of your noinhbors. J"o olhtr bank will be employ ed by cither department, uuless compelled to do so by the legislation of Congress Mr. Everett, a member Irom your Slate, has been trying to have tho pensions paid in another quarter, (Windsor. I suppose.) "You need not fear but. I will look after and protect your interest." R. JV, Whitney to the cashier of the Rank of uurlinglon. Washington, Aug. 33, 1(33 "As it may be important for you to know, as 0 miido in vour operations, I can stale to von. lhat unti January next, 1 teci cou fidenl yon may safely calculate upon the Trrnsurv 1 nnosiles beillL' Kent UP 10 mo maximum of what your bank can hold three-fourths of the amount of capital ANECDOTE OF Mil. SECRETARY WOODBURY. Mr. Secretary Woodbury has become cvcr-illustrious. His picture should he put into the print nhnn. A I rail of char nctcr was recently developed in his con nection with the Investigating Committee f Congress, that is sufficient lo damn any public officer to a most unenviable fame. Mr. Woodbury, as Scereiary of the Treasury, is in Ihe receipt of all "the cmoln incuts which the laws atincli lo an office tiiat was once considered highly rc-pecta ble and responsible. Hut the General has of late years assumed all Ihe responsibility and tho character of jls laic incumbents has absorbed all its respectability. While in this situation as a public officer, Mr. Woodbury was summoned to attend the Investigating Committee, to give in formation connected with the Department over which ho presides. On concluding Ins labors before tho Committee. Mn Woonuunv sent in a Hill to this Com- SUTTEE KOR ST.VKN DAVS ATTKNDANCK AS A WITNESS AT TWO DOM.AIIS A DAY. This B creditable conduct in a Cabinet officer! A man who receives a competent salary fo-devoting nil his time to public duties, so nda in a bill to a Congressional Commit tee, for witness fees in n case connected with his own especial department! How would some of Mr. Woodbury's predeces Hors havo rrgarded such petty rapacity! Rut tho best of tho story is lo come. The Committee examined the bill, and, though composed of a majority of tho friends of the Crown, refused lo allow it. Thcv found that instead of allcndin'' seven days, Mr. Woodbury had attended hut five and that instead ol ciinrging lourieen dollars ho should charge but ten. They cut down Ihe bill of I ho illustrious Recre tary accordingly, on the ground of an over charnc. Ho had charged tho Statu too vitich, and the Committo determined to nl Jow him only that to which ho was by his ow n ohnwintr entitled. This litllo fact i important not merely in illustrating I ho small selfishness of a New Hampshire politician, hut in another A quolly interesting point of view. If Mr A central acency, for the purpose of intercommunication, has been found, thus far, productive of great benefit to the Pub lic." R. M. Whitney loJV. 73. lluiwcll. WasAincton, August 1835 "I intend to sec the Commissioner of Pensions, and recommend to him to place the money in the hands of the branch banks only about as fast as they will want it lo pay out, no as lo give the use ol it to you as lonii as possible, otc "I want lo see the Hanu ol uurlinglon ciigago more extensively in tho domestic exchange business, iv.c. R. ,M. Whitney lo A. B. Uaswcll. Wasminoton, August 21, 1035. "In a few days, I shall prepare a circu lnr."&c. 'The same will he forwarded to all the land offices- This will lead to the receipt of vour notes bv all t lie public receivers "I am particularly anxious that the de posile banks should turn their attention to that branch of business," (domestic -'x chnnrrc.l R. J)l. Whitney to Ihe President if the Bank of Bur I ing Ion. Washington, Jan. 23, 1035 "Willi llns, I forward you the copy of a letter written by n person residing here hi"h in the confidence of '.he Exccuiive, t pome friends in New York and Boston. This will explain lo you more lully tlio ob ii-ct oft he nucnev, and the duties which will appertain to it." Exlractfrom. Ihe teller above referred to which is nol signed. ''The President and Secretary of th Treasury. I know, view the subjects in Ihe same li"it that I do. and will be "ratified if t lie hank will establish such an ngenay and from his talents, experience, and liilel ity, no appointment would he more accept able to them than lhat of Mr. Whitney who baa already been recommended to (he Department." fQucry. Is not this Amos Kendall? President (f the Bank to R. J). Whitney 15uni.iNr.T0N, roll. 12, 10;J5 "Your Idler dated t lie 23d tilt, is receiv ed, on 1 he subject of an agency of the de nnsite banks. I have communicated (lie same to our hoard of directors, and nni in strncted lo say, that in all business trans actions with the Government they have and wish lo vxccl their views, anil do the pnbli business intruded to them lo thiir salislac linn. "So far as this institution may be profil ed by agency, as it rrsprcls businoso, pub lie, or private, thny will cliceriully pay a sum commensurate to such advantages." Cashier of the Bank of Burlington to R. Whilnci. Iluni.iNCTo.N. March 10, 103G. "Wo aro informed that the Mechanics' and Farmers' Hank, located in this place, are making a movement, through various channels, to obtain the payment of pensions, and to perform tho duties of a deposito bank." "It was chartered to take the place of the branch here, and is under the direction of thoso who were the managers of the branch the same cashier, and occupy the same house. These gentle, man havo not yet forgotten their mortifica lion in having ihe business of the Govern uioiit taken from them, and probably feel no litllo desire to retrieve their characters, if possible." -i "The information which I received, in rclnlinn lo the desimis of tho Mechanics' nnd Farmers' Hank caino from Washington. Nothing of tho kind is intimated here, wish you, therefore, lo ascertnin if it is cor reel, and, if so, lo nppnv.e tho honorable becrctary ol the character of tlio nppli Cashier othe Bank of Burlington to R. JI. Ulitlncy, IIuiiLiNfi ioN, Jan. 25, I03G. "Iluinn located in I he samo place whoro a branch of the United Stales Hank was established, and as wo area deposito bank, where tho brunch has discontinued if ope 1 rations, ihe public srem to expect lhat wp say FOREIGN I T E M S. banks art vp to the limit ! HAnu up! ! Sic. 1 laiis, libera Mr.xico. Letters from Vera Cruz via Havana, by the llritish packet have been received to the 13th ultimo. Santa Ana was anxiously expected there by his par tisans. The Mexican authorities inicnucu to pay him the honors due lo a General grccably to tho orders of Govornnicnt,'niul not those of President of the Republic as in the decree of the Mexican Congress of the 7th ultimo it was enacted "That the present Vice President Corro, should con tinuc to discharge the functions of Prcti dent of the Republic, until Ihe new prcsi il.Mitinl nlection should be effected." Nou verrons. On Thursday evening, Mr Wellc3, the American banker, cave a splendid ball at his hotel, in Paris, in the Place St. George flic diesis consisted of the crcofFrcnch British, and American Society now in the capital, amounting to nt least four or five hundred iit-reon. Tlio rich attire of the fnirnr nor'tion of the nsemblai"', the lull liancy ot 1110 ugnis, nou ui-uuruuuuB, mm u,, jiilmirnhle conducted orchestra, produced altogether an effect which has rarely been nvrnmlnd nt nllV siuiilarcfc. JJailCinnr was kept up with great spirit till between three and four o'clock 111 tnc morning Miss M autinkau. A friend in London vur ina us. uoc cr uatc January v:u, --unta Martincan gives a party to the literati next woo .-. S m to s me tier uonic win noi nnmn out until May. and is ?iot yel written I hear she is to have 5,UUU lor 1110 nrsi minion !" Alluding to the prevalent Intlncnza, tne enmn rnrrnsnonilGIlt WrilCS US, ' I am, lor lunatcly, well, though every body else s ck or dead. The naruiii" aooui uie like the noise of the Prairie dogs, ns Irving describes it." Savings' Banks in Esni.ANn. T'p the "0 of November last the deposits in Ihe Savings' Bank? amounted to nearly 10 000,000. In the year 1022, a Savings Bank was established in Guernsey, and at ihi? time the depositors arc the holders of nearly the whole of the states (or national deblof the islands', thnuni this is not large sum, it serves to show how much 1110 ncy may be effected by small depostits. Justici: Stohv. The London Legal Examiner bays "Professor Story has long been known lo the Jurists of every country in Europe, as one of the few great Masters of the science of Jurisprudence that the world at present possesses, and one who has been mainly instrumental in pushing forward those legal reforms, which have of late years done honor lo the United Slates." Pi.utus vs. Hv.mkn. A rich spinster, deceased at Weymouth, Eng. has loft a large properly to live ucicc?, who nro to enjoy it equally so long ns they remain single. She who marries loses her share. which is to ho divided among tho remain ing virgins; 11 Uiey an marry, men a uiuie relation is to succeed to tlio wnoie. SupKiisTiTioN.-'fho sexton ol'St Mary'n Church. Blackburn, (En") observing on el egantly dressed female walking mysterious. ly up and down the ciiurcnyaru, watciien her; when lie saw her rake up the earth with her foot, and after deposting sonic thin" in the ground, carefully cover it up. Induced by curiosity, hot-pened tho place, and found n hare's heart, in which 3G5 nius were stuck, buried there. It is an old supcrstitition in this country, lhat if a person who lias ucon lorsaucn ov 0110 pro fessing love for her shall bury a hare's heart stuck full of pins, near n newly made grave in a church yard, as tho hoart decays m the ground, the heart of the faithless, swain will decline, and that ho will die when it is mouldered into dust. The fair deceived one had been instigated by ro vengc to this act of folly and credulity. GREAT EARTHQUAKE IN SYJUA The Boston Patriot has ndvices from Smyrna to Jan. 2Gih. Some alarm in the

carlv part of the month was created by the rumor of a plaguo at Smyrna, There proved lo bo only 2 eases. From Bairout, by advices lo Jan. II, we learn that the wholo of Syria had been thrown into con stcrnation bv an carthuuake, Jan. 1, which dobtroved several towns nnd villages. On the evening of I lie New Year, a littlu be foro sunset, the (owns of Tiberius, Japhet hod! Nothing had been heard from Jo rusalcm or Jaffa. All the new buildings Aero were destroyed. At Soldo, tlio much Consul's wife was dragged from the ruins with her leg crushed. Great damage had been dono nonui Smyrna by the rains, which inundated the fields, blow down trees, cue. 01. vuus ncy nnd his steamboat wore at Bagdad. NfW Exi'l-.niTlON TO AUSTll.W.IA. I lie oniric surveying ship, which has lately ro. turned, in company with tho Adventure, from Ihe South Seas, alter a surveying ex pedition which lasted five years, is now fit tiog out at Woolwich for a voyage lo Tor res Straits anu tnc noriii-wcsicm umisi ui Australia,. whoro sho will proceed in tlio course of a few week, under tho com mnnd of Captain Wickhnni, who jictcii as Lieutenant on the last occasion. The land expedition, consisting of Lieutenants Gray and Lushing, and Mr. Porter, as surgeon and naturalist, will proceed in tho vessel lo their destination to the &wnn uivcr, tulinrn thov will receive the aid of the troops from Captain Stirling, the Governor, 10 proseouiu uiuii iwiuuiita lerior. Census op Ro.Mn. According lo a con- sus of the population of Rome, taken in Otv tobcr last, that capital contains 1 53,070 souls, without comprising the Jews. In the above number there arc '11 bishops 14G0 ocular priests, 2023 monks, and M7G nuns. Regard for character after death Ser gcaut Weir, of the Scots Greys, was pay scrneant of his troop,and, as such, might havo been excused serving in action, out on such a day, as the battloof WatcrlrTo, he requested to be allowed to cnargo wuu the regiment. In one of tho charges he fell, inortallv wounded, nnd was left on the the field Corporal Scott, of the same regiment, (who lost a leg,) asserts that when the field was searched for the woun ded and slain, the body of Sergeant Weir was found with his name wrden on his fore head with his own hand,dippcd in his own blood! This his comrades said ho was sup' nosed to have done that his body might be found anil Known, anu inaiumigm. 1101 uu d tin had disappeared with Ihe mocy of the troop. Guide lo Knowledge SuonT CiumnkVs vs. Tall Chimneys. A discovery has been made in chimney bnildinir. which is likely to put a stop to tho building these lofty stalks is, that the innrnnsnd hoirrht rrives an amazingly in- crcscid draught. But it was found that a chimney of the ordinary height, or at most sixty or sevotv feet, which is so constructed ns lo havo the inside of the flue nnrrnwnst at the bottom, and gradually widening as it ascends, has the effect of increasing the draught, and burning tho smoke in at much greater degree than a tall flue on the old principle. A ward of 0, tower, as it stands upon a largo has, and carries its width on the outside to the very lop. 1 11c cost is not one. third of that of one' of the tallest chimneys, nnd tho danger Irom rail inr is comparatively small. Messrs. Clark cotton spincrs in Glasgow, have completely proved the superiorly ot the new system, bavin"- reconrlv built a chimney on that principle nbout seventy feet high. Liver pool Mail. tod to help them along. Ib. New Yonif, March 17. 1037. Crash! Crash! Crash! The fall of tho granilo pile in Wall street was a most om inaus disaster. The owners, tho Messrs. Josephs, Iho great bankers here, havo sus pended payment to day, in consrqunnco of Ihe return n large acceptances irom rucw Orleans. An immense sensation lias been produced in Wall street. It is said thai Mr Riddle has offered lo aid the house to Iho nmnnrit of ono million, and that a sim. ilar amount might be obtnincd here. Bill it has been thought ths safer course lo fih pond at present. Every thing on Change wears a most gloomy aspect. Every thing is low nnd discouraging , YOHK DOMESTIC. From Ilic Albany Daily Advertiser SlIOCIC IN THE Mo.NF.V MahKET. Ill Saturday's paper wc alluded to tho intelli gence from New Orleans of mercantile disasters to a very heavy amount. When this news reached New York, it created much sensation in the Money Market, since it was understood that the Messrs. .To.-eimis of Wall street, Brokers, were involved to the amount of a million and a quarter Stocks fell from fivo to ten per cent, and much "sympathy" was expressed for Iho opulent and enterprising firm, who by tin "untoward event" have been compelled to d iheir navments. I ho shock 111 the Money Market is the greater since tho Jo scphs were supposed to ho almost beyond sibilitv of insolvency. 1 ho turn arc wnitinr farther advices from Now Orlean and employing the interval in an investiga tion of Iheir resources, before they decide whether Iheir suspensions of payment shall bo temporary or final. The Banks primp, forward (0 do what they could for the Josephs the Philadelphia U. S. Banl alone offering a million. The Officers the New York Banks and tho principal creditors of the firm, convened, but as the Josephs wanted some millions, it was deci dnd ihnt so larTO a sum could not bo ad vanccd. It is natural lo commiserate nt nil time; tho misfortunes of industry in dislres while in thu abstract, the downfall of tho who have reared their own wealth on the losses and privations of others, conimnnd no very keen emotions of sympathy Tho system of shoving ond stock gamb ling is of decidcly immoral tendency, and (of course wc impute no unworthy motives unless we aro misinformed, the Messrs. Jo sophs have their full sharo in the Wall st operations of 1035. If all tales bo true they aro now realizing some of tlio hitter disappointments, which havo caused many a weary heart ache, to thoso who confided in l lie fidelity and tender mercies of the Wall-street Brokers,. IMPARTIALITY. We notice that as the misfortunes of I ho Josephs bccaino known, offers of relief were showered upon them. A million from Philadelphia ami n half million from Now Yoik Banks, wuro at once offered them. Wc remark this for the purpose showing how unequal tho affairs of tho money market nro become. Those million and a half if loaned among tho middlin classes, would do an immense benefit nml EPi'ornl nni.ililinrmtr villnrms. worn CILltllOlll. Olid tO UlC COUIItry at large 'ircly overthrown by tins dreadful calamity.! small dealers, no money is lo be Witho Fall or Buildings at New On Monday morning tho fronts of Iwo lof tv brick warehouses in building In Fulton street, New York, fell down, but the work men, thirty in number, having just lelt tho premises, fortunately no ona was injured. The Jourual of Commerce says: "The party walls of the block had been run up first, and the fronts nltcrwards. II was not very strange, therefore, that the fronts should foil, though many Iron is put up this very imperfect nnd dangerous manner do not full." Tho iN. is Transcript soys, The mortar with which the bricks were nominally comcntcd, appears lo be very in iioccnt of lime, nnd to this, in conjunction ith the coming out ot the Irost, the fnll must bo ascribed." At one o'clock, on Tuesday morning, in thu sama city, one half of a new building rcconlly erected by the IWcs-srs Josephs, at the corner ol Wall and Hanover streets for a Bank, fell lo the ground with so trc mendous a crash that it could be heard nearly half a mile off. Tho Journai Commerce says, preparations arc malting pull down the remainder, 1 he building must go up new from I lie toundaliotis. It was not finished within, although the alls wore up and the roof on. The plan was, to make it incombustible s and accor dingly the floors were made of stone, res- on arches. Those arches, particular. ly those sustaining the second floor, np pear to have been loo tint, so that the pressure, instead ol being chietlv perpendi cular, was much of it horizontal ; and the exterior wall being insufficient to sustain , gradually pressed out, and in spite of the certificate of experienced builders that all was safe nnd well, finally gave way, and the greater part of the building luinb bled into ruins. Many thousands of spec tators have been attracted to the spot to sec tho wreck. The loss of property must amount to g20,000 or S30.000. It is re markable, says tho Journal, that three buildings in this city, should have fallon within the space of 24 hours. And still more remarkable that many others do not keep them company. The New Orleans correspondent of tho Ccurier describes the following strange duel. Wc commisscratc the fate of the poor horse. Yesterday, a duel was fought in this city between Captain Shamburg and Mr, Cuvil her. J he quarrel originated in a ball room, some weeks since, bet worn the former and brother of the latter. I hey passed on tho Levee next day: Cnvillicr accosted Shamburg in a manner ho believed to be insulting. Some hostile motion being mu tually made by the parties, Shamburg drew a sword cane, and run it in the arm of Cn villicr : whereupon the latter discharged iwo pistols at the former, without effect. Here the matter rested lor some days, save that Shamburg underwent a kind of trial, and was discharged. The brother of the wouuded Cuvilhertook up the quarrel, nnu challenged Shamburg. and Ihe meeting took place yesterday, with broadswords, on horsebaek. They paraded at tho proper hour, on fine looking geldings, armed witli swords -took their positions, and awaited like knights of (dd, the word to be given for combat. The re-ult was, that after some close cutting and thrusting, Sham burg had his hat cleft in twain, nnd his horse killed under him; nnd Cnvillicr had a division made of his clothing across Ins wholo front, leaving it is said a slight flesh wound; and bore the afl'iir terminated.-- While the high mcltlo of sniithcrn blood ccps up, I do noi sec how duelling is to bo prevented. The duel wos nt a public nlace. and from the mode of lighting. argo number of perrons were drawn to I lie spot lo witness tho combat. To-day is bundny,nnd ns usual, tho place is full of military parade; nnd, by a strange arrangement, this day, the 2Glh, is set apart for the military honors duo to the 22d. which came past on Wednesday lad, nnu wns then celebrated by splendid balls. I o diy, the military intend to honor it by par ade and firing. Pursuant lo this arraugo- nient, 20 rounds of cannon were fired nt the "Place d'.Jrms," this morning nt dav light and tho military corps all in lively ac tivity. Tho nmorican says, the progress uP Broadway was trumphal. Every window, every pile of building materials along tho street, was alive with human beings cheer ing, as the carriage passed them, tho -senator, Ihe Orator, the Pntriol. Mr Wobster wns uncovered, and during much of tho limn stood up in the carriage: When fi nally ho reached the American Hotel, tho mass opposite became so dense as lo ren der all pasting In and Irn, in Hint wide thoroughfare, impossible. Mr W. ihcro lore went to Ilic winnow, and addressed the multitude for a fow minutes, expressing his deep gratification and gratitude at tho reception given lo nun, nnu 111s nrueni wishes for the continued prosperity and happiness of the noble city of New York. His short address was received with enthu siastic acclamations, and the mighty mass melted quietly and instantly away. In tho evening nt nan pas 0, iir wen-. stcr, accompanied by the uommiltcc, charged with his reception, proceeded to Niblo's saloon which was lull tiovcrtlow- inr. nnd contnincd in Us galleries nnd on the floor not. less than thirty fivo hundred persons, whilst an immense multitude re mained without, Afler a brief address from Mr Ogdon, Air W. presented him self to Iho meeting, nnd was received oa in the morning, with ovewhelming checrs As soon ns silcneo could ho obtained Mr Webster commenced his nddress and spokir for two hours and a half, Ihe audience all' standing. Mr Webster declared his purposo at the outset to speak out, without reservation to lay his whole soul before the meeting; lo give n true, frank and full expression of his opinlsns and views. "That's what wc want," wns a cry loudly uttered and repea ted. "And that you shall have," said Mr W. without non-committal or evasion,"' At the close of the speech it was an nonnccd that Governor's Room in the City Hall had been put at the disposition of Mr W, and lhat ho would accordingly receive his friends there ycstctday between 12 and 2 o'clock. The evening papers say lhat the hall during that lime was constantly crowded. The address of Dr. Ciianmnr, nt the Temperance meeting in the Odcnn last evening, was excellent. His rich and powerful mind was exercised to great ad vantage in support of the noble cause of Temperance. After depicting the great evils of Intemperance, nnd dwelling long upon Us greatest evil, the destruction ot the reasoning faculties, the extinction of the intellectual endowments of mankind, he look tho ground, t lint it was Ihe duty of the more virtuous nnd pro-perous classes of the community, to do every thing in their power, by their example, their exer tions, and their wealth, to produce reform' nmongst t he vicious mid ignorant, to en. lighten them, to injnglc with them, to rnie them to n seine of self.respcct, lo relievo them from too heavy a burden of degrn. ding nnd continued labor, inconsistent with any mentnl cultivation, and above all lo endeavor to sow in their hearts the seeds of morality and religion. Sal. Register. The New York Times, a most devoted parly paper attributes the scarcity of mon ey to the contractions of the U. S. Bank. Well, if true who caused this contraction bul the insane ohJ Gen. himself f f Money was plenty at six per cent, till he resolved to kill Ihe monster. Where is ihe belter currency he promis' d us? In place of bd!a of Ihe U S Bank which pns;-rd ai par all over the Union, millions on millions of Jaksoiv Bank limes have been created, and they miscrnbie tra.-h, every where at a discount. Never wos a nation mure imposed upon limn ours. A set of factious politicians wi it limit honesty, without talent, without any 1,-nowledgo of the financial afl'iirs of the country, nro causing a wide spread ruin, by their absurd policy. Had we a national Bank now, it would be n blor-sing to tho people. The day is pot far distant when this will be universally acknowledged. Alb D. Adv. A Walkinc: Sun.ut Stick. Two woik. men having quarrelled in a sugar-refiners' nt Valenciennes, one of them threw his comrade into a copper of thick molasses. The latter scrambled out, covered from head to foot with the sugary stuff, and, an. gry at his adversary, ru-hed into Ihe streets jnt as he was, to make his way lo Iho King's I'rocurcur to obtain legal redress. -It was freezing very hard nt tho lime, and tho sugar became so firm that when he ar rived at thu house of the magistrate lie looked like a substantial stick of barley su gar. ll:s arms ,verc glued lo his side, and he was compelled to m-k n bystander to ring tho bell for him. This curious cxhibi. tion attracted crowds of spectators, nnd ex cited much merriment. Mn Weijstkr.,8 Reception at Nr.w- Yoiut on Wednesday, is de-cribed hy the public Journals of 1 tint City ns literally triumphal, far surpassing tho expectations of his political friends who supposed that enthusiastic expression of patriotic feeling had for the present passed away and sub sided, since the quadrennial election. The Boat which conveyed him to Iho City did not arrive until an hour after her time, and thousands by thousands poured forth to greet him on his landing. Broadway was filled, and tho Worth Battery crowded with n detiso nines of citizens. On landing ho was received by a commitlco who con ducted him lo a barouche drnwn by while horses, in which ho was conveyed to his llolcl, preceded by an escort ol two or thrco hundred gentlemen on horseoaci,, and followed bv a train of carriages, and a procession of bcveral thousands ot cm zens. Tho Commercial savs : "From iho Bat tcry to his lodgings at Iho American, the nrorrross of Mr Wobster was an almost nnorumndiatod. vet Morions civic triumph Oltcn wns tho procession urougui 10 n run stop by ihe crowd, while 111c neniuor was kent bowimr to tho multitudes on evory side tho thousands cheering below, while the white handkcrchiels were waving irom many n fnnr hand above. Wc have the duty of announcing tho do roasc of the Chevalier Seveiun Lonicn, Charge d' A flairs of His majesty the Iving ofSweden and Norway. Ho expired nl his lodgings in this city on Saturday morning last alter a fow days' illness, lie uppear cd at the Inauguration of Hie President with the other members of the Diplomatic body, on the '1th instant, but became so ill that he was obliged to bo from the Capital to his lodgings before the ceremony was concluded. Intel. A good Toast. At a phrenological festi val recently celebrated in New York, Vho following technical and sonsiblo toast wos given. By Mr. Ilurlbcrt. That Cautiousness which will placo no man at tho head of af fairs, without scrutinising the affairs of Ins head. .'1 Vulgar Error A correspondent soys ho has made a hel of fivo dollars that n pound of feathers is of the same woiglit as a pound of gold, nnd requests us to de cide. Wc disapprove of all bets, ami' sel dom sanction them by a decision ; but -ill this amusing case wc will say that our cor respondent has lost ; for a pound of fen thers is four ounces iicavior than a pound of geld ; the former being alwa-yo weighed by woirdupoisc. nnd the latter by Troy wnght. vV. )'. Enq. I 4