Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 12, 1842, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 12, 1842 Page 3
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low that scarce a murmur oi their turiuoil reaches the elevated summit; look upward to that Heaven which grows deeper and darker the higher you ascend into its untrodden altitudes ; look f<r into the verdant rale as the sun sinks in the West, and a dusky repose res's brooding in pesire satisfaction orer the fleecy herds that await the night upon the green couches ? listen to the dying echoes of day like distant music, far off; but oh, how sweet breathe the aroina of the flowers?listen to the perpetual cry of the waterfall, or the atornsy roiee of the ocean, and gaze upon its breast, Deep hearing, boundless, endless, and sublime?_ The image of eternity?the throne Of the invisible? and any if in all thou dost hear, and and feel, there is not n p-rp-tual reference to nature's God. But what a liod l?? li ' ailU now ll? wurm? uis wri.uder* ! and by what inimitable wlcill he ban wrought and sustains the play of hi* handy work. Nature ha* no tongue to tell! Aid they who ?tudy the volume or nature to learn the moral attribute! aud character ef the creator, ahall roll over her splen did leaves in rain. The work* of God in the dispeuiation* of Hia Providence, are equally obscure to the eye of tnau. Many circumatance* would lead us to the conclusion that a Being of infinite mercy is at the helm ; but again thi* aent'inent darken* when the sever *t inflictions ' fall upon those who have made the everlasting arm their streng'h Hi* sun rises and shines?His tains condense and fall alike upon the evil and the good The sparrow may, ns well as man, claim the notice and proteetion of the same Heavenly Father. The lights and shadows in the Providence of God are mingled, and we see only their effects upon aaen at individuals or communities. The broad outlines of Hie Providential interference are barely defined; the filling ap is unintelligible to us. From the obscure individual whose spau of time is fretted to an inch, and whose existence is scarcely distinguishable in the scale of being, to that of a mighty empire pressing the aarth with its bulk, the Providence of God isalike pervading in its influences; yet eo complicated and unseen are the hidings of bis power and the achievements of his own right arm, that we know nothing surely till the fate of either is decided. Gloom and glory, joy and sorrow, death, disease, and misery, or health, happiness and peace, alternately pate over the face of the earth, leaving their bright lines, or dark shadows I'ishiud to indicate that God has been there. His works of Mercy and Love are yet more extraoadinary, exciting our wonder and commanding our admiration. Rut they are equally inexplicable, as all His other works. We see before us a religion contrary to the very nature of man, opposed to his prejudice, and guarded by the most sacred sanctions that thunder condemnation and woe, temporal and eterual against the sinner ; bearing deeply impriuted upon all its features, a purity at war with the baser passions of the soul I ?inflexible, unbending, uncompromising?just such a religion as would be deemed the last to please the lust or flatter the pride of roan, yet making itself felt in tke world by ihe shear energy and power of its truthfulness and simplicity; a religion that triumphs over every obstacle, and that changes its bitterest foes into its warmest friends?selecting th basest materials for its brightest pillars and most illustrious champions. We see this religion calling auxiliaries from all quarters of the earth and from every point of the Heavens, elothing the weakest instruments with omnipotence, and by the spirituality of its doctrines subduing the nations to its mild sceptre, and erecting its broad standard upon the outer wall of the citadel of the world's glory. Iu a woid, we see the goings forth of the Eternal Majeaty in the moral grandeur with which he invests his purposes and his w_y* ob t' e thea're of time, aud there wonder tni etl -ets upon tne destinies 01 men ana nations? but the hand that holds the helm, and direct* their complicated movements is invisible. How should all this lead us to humility, and a child-like trust in God, who exalts his mercy above all his works?who pives wisdom to the simple and open his secre.ts to those that fear Him 1 III.?His Word. In the pages of inspiration we have higher manifestations of the most excellent f l*ry. A* a transcript of the mind and will of God, it transcends every other medium through which he has condescended t? reveal himself to man. Here we sea, in broad and beautiful outline, the brightness of His glory, and the express image of His person : Here the whole Deity is known, Nor dares a cieatu; e guess. Which of the glows brightest shone, The justice or the g race. His attributes and perfections are wonderfully displayed in His word. They come down to us illu* minuted by the rays of benignity and leve, and we bow down before them overwhelmed with their amazing grandenr and severe beauty. The likeness to the great original is striking, but still itonly -dimly reveals the Godhead. We hearuot the voice which spokv a world from nought. We see but the shadowings forth of that inyaterioug nature that dwells between Jib a cherubim; a fuller aud clearer manifestation could not have been ma le consistently with the designs of heaven and the plaee man occupies in the scale of being A brighter and broader revelation wc could not bear; our finite nature would sink nndcr it and die with excess of light. But His word is brought down to our naked conception, and softened into the clcraeutary principles that are to forn and guide us up to a life more suited to our intelligent nature and noble origin Even thus lovcred down, how wondrous fair are its mighty creations?its vast purposes? its godlike qualities?its surpassing beauty!? How deep' llow fathomless! tlow high! beyond ail human thought. It is Aig/t an H <i ven?what can we know? It in deeper than Hell? what can joe do? How difficult to comprehend! Jesus tells us God no loved the worlil He docs not tell us the nature and extern of that Love! The attributes of fl sh cou.d not comprehend the height and depth, th - leng h and breadth of that Love which Him inclined To bl ed and die fur us. All Holy Scripture w*-. w ritten for our learning and instruction m righteousness, yet how often do the inspired writers setui to labor iu communicating thoughts, wuich angels cannot comprehend! For they (iesirc to look into th se things, and are not able. And are there not many parts of Ibe revealed world, even the mmt simple and mat nr.11 which are only seen through glass durkiy'1 Human learning fails when applied t > the investigalion of subjects which the unlettered peasant by faith apprehends and appreciates. bvea tne day-spring from . on high shines in daikncss that comprehend?th it not. The Gospel is but as darkness to the mere rational believer. Its quaint phrases, cornf plicated prophecies, and many mysteries present Inseparable difficulties to ihe enquiring taiiud unhumbled by repentance and prayer. Trinity in unity! Two natures in one person?a child who existed before all worlds, and (hat person sulTcriug death who only bath immortality and life ! All these are to reason inere riddles?they are the perplexed oracles of this world, and though uttered by truth itself, yet sincerely believed by none hut the regenerate soul. The question of the Jewish ruler, Ho\r cm Ihiigthtf remains unanswered to this day. To attempt an evpUnat on of these things is not t e province of ihc pulpit nor of I the press?words of man's mention, similitudes drawn from nature, the subtle distinctions of the tch ioI(, the powers of rhet ric, when employed iu the service of the sanctuary, but seldom profit the , ?oui. II11 m111. y is the butler part of reason. Where reason begins religion nds ; and where religion ends reaso.iiug begins. God never reasons. Tne llible does n t reason Its language is, Timi taili 11* Lard' Dr. Mison remarked o! a learned discourse that was pronounced iu his hearing, on being asked what he thought of it?" It is very good, it is v ry well written, and eloquently pronounced, but it wanted to b? baptized in the name | of the Father and of the S in, and of the Holy Ghost;" an 1 even then it i noi the better way to I s darken wist! in by wi rds without knowledge. ItsL. aides there are m i iy ravsaled i-u ij-cts are l>c['? yond our ken, an' t. ,i v.. cm never understand I while allied to flesh nil blood. There they aru? N the objects of firth only, to be c nfideutly relied * apon, as truths, l>u not .o bo approached?the hand nest net be strelc ti d forth 10 unveil v. hat God has esvered fram the prj ing eyes c.f the vain, the rude, ar.l the unhelievi -. i :. apostle's linguage confirm the sentim ut we are endeavouring to elaborat ? Brirarr, le?t ?ny intii iptri! you through a rain phi 'tphy. The w rd i., notwithstanding, when p iched in its purity and simplic ty, wonderful in p rming that for wli - n it w s sent I5ut in prop ion as it is refined down to the notions of the in. sopher, or made t<? sp. *k uny other language D .s own, it loses its excellence aad power, and I (o halm of Gllead, when c, rub ted with any fm in mixture, cease.-. t? perlorm the work of ev. j zing the world, it we sit a own in aright f "f mind to rend, <r licar the word, it will a 'h it* wi-dom abundantly . Hut if weennae l. i in: and thirsting, rathrr to satisfy eiir enri' '>>m to obtain rightrouMf*i, not n drop <.f it milk will it nlio.d. II we would then k * and feel the word, l?t u? wrar to it i . client, lowly, and.b.di ul Ucart, empti T > i-.' pride, and all eartuly mindedaeM, and * i toe mould of the goapcl, toe holy pin' i!i t tusump ita nature upo i the snftl, and . ui ill the treaaurea of Ilia grace. 1 V?, it \ f' |y -;nd lastly?Hi* iwlgwrvt*'. how uu . 'c ahlean his judgmental Tha P?almi*t aaya t'l %'rVir . i ihep. \n man, Says Solomon, c - thut God makiUt j iom Ute tollin;; |<'te en.l H (gin in'*! They are the eutgoin'.* of II * j gI i -ihey npoort IIu throne and make the law n-- ibl lh? i . I,,ni nta! They are t'i terri h' tit r of ;V They obey Hi* mfec, ^ ill : 1 " i arth.JJnatiae and j id . j m :tr t'..,i i hich the govern-, nt ' 1^?. urod rest*; tuey show us that Hi* government is not in the b.mds of folly; that i s complicated ami wonJetful machinery is not left <o mere chance. The judgmcat* of the Lord are wonderful. They are the fiery preachers called up from the rasty deep or from the lotcj uome of tbe iiumiimDie ikv ?they wield the t.vo edged sword of Divine wrath, that sweep* like a comet over the ronnj earth. How fearlul ! How unsearchable ! The earth kai sinned The voice of blood is in the ears of Heaven? it* pleadings are before the throne ? The time has arrived when the patience of Jehovah is worn out, and In ! the bosom ofdestiuction sweeps over the abodes ef men. The ruin enters the lairs of the beas's of the forest, and invades tbe eyries of the winded inhabitants of thnair. Once has the deep sea been the instrument of Almighty anger. Its surges trod upon the Alpine rocks ami rose higher still uutil the refluent waves rolled over the earth's convexity without a ripple and the orb swung on its pendulum through Heaven for many a day and night, startling the inhabitants rf other worlds with the strange and fearful reflection from its rounded glassy surface^ Since that fearful era the five cities of the plain were consumed by the avenging element of nre, and the waves of the dead sea bubbled up amid the buzzing cabers of ruined wealth and pompt, to hide for ever from mertal eye the remains of idolatrous splendor beneath its bitter waters. And vet again, as city after city rose upon the map of earths doings, and ruled through its day of glory, until wealth snd pride had increased to such an enormous bulk that the pure heavens could no longer tolerate the moral nuisance. See the clouds suddenly gather a frown, as if the hear: of benevolence was curdling with horror-Sec the course of things tunning to riot?haiuan wisdom failing?human power becoming impotent. See the adjacent hills gleaming with foreign standards?and hear the agonized cry of millions within the walls,nn whom hunger,thirst,discord and fearlul pestilence, were fastening their deadly terrors.? The force of man when arrayed on the side of judg meat becom-s almost omnipotent. Those Heaven defying walls are razed, and the slimy, sluggish waters of the bitumnus plain creep oyer the site of buried grandeur? -until the grave antiquarian wastes a life in research for the spot where the millions, and the kings, and the warriors of elden time thundered in their greatness and power.? Such were Babylon and Ninevah; such were Tyre and S don Such were hundred gated Shebes, and the wild Perset.olis of the desert. Mederu Rome staads upoa the temb of Rome that was. And Athens, the severe Grecian copy by which ancient letters and art moulded their forms of undying symmetry, is but a mountain precipice of rocks straagly mingled with the chiselled fragments of domes that ^live forever in history.? Wherever we look?if to the lovely, queenly Jerusalem, or to the nameless ruins ol cities in South Am*rim * if to the ruins in Central Africa, or the rubbish that disclosed where Carthage was; if to the ruined Egrpt, or the relics of Asia, as she once was the mistress of the world, and spread her magnificent cities on a thousand plains?we shall see that a heavy curse mitoses upon all the graves of Empires. The world we tread upon is a wide grave. Every rod of its earth hath entombed a human skeleton, aad the deep sea is building coral monumeuts to the dead, which sleep so soundly beneath the dim of her ever dashing waters. Has there been no cursed No judgment! Speak the graves of millions! Rattle ye bones of mighty armies, over whose dust the chariot of a thousand years hath rolled. Testify ye moss grown relies of other ages, that now gradually mix with the soil of Europe. Ye will all point to the terrible hand of judgment, which has again, again, and still again, spoken awfully destruction to the sons of pride?whose eyes glazed, limb-stiffened, and breath departed, under its sepulchral warnings. Shall we enquire into the manner in which these multiplied and horrible judgments have been brought upon mankind in every age of the world 1 We can give no answer. God will not be accountable to men, but workcth all things according to tee council of his own will. If we ask for the time when the bolt of the judgment shall fall?the times and the seasons belong to him The Holy One of Israel may not be limittcd. His work goes on even when we think it stands still, and advances when to our senses it seems to retrogade. Though it tarry, it will surely come. God will sustain his government, and though, for purposes unknown to ns, he may se-m to stay his hand, and he regardless of the doings ol earth for a season, he will most assuredly assert his rights, when, how, and where scemeth unto him best. His judgments are ever abroad on the earth, working the will of heaven upon man and doing the Almighty's bidding in ways as countless as the motes that swim in the golden sunbeams. The adaptation of the judgment# of God are to every son and daughter of our race upon whom rests the pressure of accountability. If upon ose man the .-in les af worldly prosperity descend, and his treasure houses overflow with golden abundance, it is not certain that every wind of heaven which wafta hiin wealth from the| different climesjof earth, may not be a blast of winged judgment. The richas in which he glories are ruining his sou!, and after a lew fleeting days the beggar of eternity will look back.upon the moments of hit earthly prosperity, as the most dreadful era of his judgment blighted life. Riches and honors, no doubt come oftener as the retributive awards of long-slighted means and days of grace^thunas the seals of heavenly approbation. Oh! shocking fate. To have death end the fortune of this world, and that which is t-> come! One blow wrecks the panip -red mariner, whose shin well stored with earthly good, carries 110 gospel ballast to steady the frail bark over flit- seas, which heave and rear between thi* ntirl thr> hrtfpr lutiH God will use what instruments he pleases to effect the purposes of judgment- The death of a friend is tne judgment which wrecks one forever for t?o worlds; the birth of an infant seals another sinner over to the world of woe. Love takes possession of one, and drives him into the idolatry and cries* of passion?hatred fills another mind with deadly poison, that, like inottcn lead, gnaws its way into the quiek of the soul; terror, and fear, and doubt, drive another to desperation, and he leaps, a startled, frighted maniac, into the realms where hope never comes; pleasure and noisy mirth are the tremendons judgments that roll in crackling emptiness over others ?tbey laugh and laugh?but oh! there is an awful sound that mingles with the shout, more sorrowful than the groan of him who mourns the loss of a bosom companion. The laughter of fools is bn' the crackling of the thorns in tne firep of judgment. Hut oh! what strange being is that 1 see staggering uuder a tenfold weight ot judgment! What has he done that he rolls under such an agonizing load, that the very beasts groan out as lie passes?and the good angels who patrol the earth, hide their faces from him under their wings! What has lie done, that every silver star, looking sweetly and kindly from the blue depths of ether, reproach him!?that the beauteous flowers ef spring contradict him!?and the voice of every bird of spring ti lls a di fferent story from this 1 Is he aot one whom the gre t and wild sea wars against as the madman of the universe 1 What has he done! What is his name! He has long resisted every gracious motion of the blessed spirit within him, which gently whispered him to come to Jesus ; he has added insult t? insult to the Divinity above, and given the reins to the appetites of his nature, until the heaviest judgments are ready to break upon his soul thev follow him like a shadow. His name is Infidel. 1 sec him the astonishment and wonder of every intelligence that has power to loak upon the heart of man. He is so infatuated, that while his poor soul staggers under the fierce and withering sirrocco of that spirit which riots in his bosom, he fondly dreams that he is free?that he lias broken away from the slavish fetters of education, and dashed from him the bigotry of olden times. Poor solitary being ! The religion you despised so long, for which sin you arc doomed lo wallow in unbelief till the penal fires flash through your unsheltered seui?the religii n ynu dcspi'ed so long may have been the soft arm of Almighty love b n-aih the frame of your dving mother?it may h ive b en the angel-wafted pillow on which your father rested his head when his th' temples beat their last, and then were for ever still. It may have been the chariot |of Israel, and the horsemen thereof that carried your sweet children, and millions of happy ( saints to realms of increited tliss. Hut I have ( no quarrelwith you as j on run your short course , of unbelief. That unbelief is the beginning of i of your everluitinr pnoishroent. I pity von, hut what will ilmt nvaii in the day of tlreid decision ' and (Impair 7 The gush tears of all Heaven, rolled down in ilelHgi g torrents, cannot save a soul that has rejected the precious blood of the Son o G >[? Man is a being; of a fearful power ?a being | great to save or oranip 'tent to destroy. And m m fills by man ;f finally he falls. Go thy way Infi- \ del; your haltle is with God. The King of Eter- | nity tins awful forces at Command: The breath and fo id of man are his rainisteis Howetinnnu yon escape him when the v; ry unbelief of which jou boast is entai'ed upnu you as the entering wedge i'f eternal sorrows ' . Thn earth trem- j hies?every island, s<--i and mountain ha-tc ; the foot of 1I1- earthquake t tea's heavily upon land and ocean-.-there are wild and terrible sirns 1 ib ve ; autl the sad stars of heaven roll their >rb? like the blood shot starry eyes of affri hted monsters. They are all looking far way to sen the sign of the S>nn of Alan coming in thi c.l' ads of Ilcaven. lie coiuc* ; and every eye shall see him These are the judgment* of (}?4. In every great , view of G'd, various emotion* take possession of the soul of man, Humbled in tho dn*t and abated 1 in conSf quonci'of ihe nature, work, word and yiJgmeils of his God 5 man only feel* as he * bo 11 hi when h forgets st If and lives In Christ 1 It is a b 11 1 > retrtat from the storms of jn Ig rush to the opcncdarmt of bleeding me' cv. Look and lire is the divine command. The Ituiu- * hie soul that will only prove the divine word* of " Jesus, ahall prove them true?jrea and amen to every precious promise. There is a balm for those " 'hat weep. There is a sealed testamentary pledge, , that all he reads of Christ is true. Mercy as well gn as judgment is abroad in the earth, and the same 1 event may be the jadgment to the one, aud the pr? mercy to another. K Here the Reverend gentleman's sweet, musical f'01 voice died on the ear; he had no time left to draw !"r lessons of instruction from his magnificent subject, nor were his gushing o'erpowering thoughts more j'jy than very partially exhausted. But the clock j w-.trned him that he must close. He announced that Cb on Sunday next he should preach from the words, ritr My1rays are not your irui/s, noi my Uieu^htu your bui thought*, for u* high a* the heaven$ are above the eai Ih, w.? are mu thought* a 'tore unur thought*, ttntl niv trans ' abort your trays - tud then h? dismissed the asgembly with a prayer and the benediction. tjel Senate. the RIoitD.vr, Jan. 10,1HI2' 'he The Rev. J. X. Maffit appeared this morning as Pro Chaplain to Congress, but his prayer was inaudible ''I? a few feet from the President's desk. be| Reports rtioM the Departments \ A repoit was received from the Navv Depart- gen ment, inclosing a list ol pernors employed as clerks out in the Navy Dcpanment in 1811, with the corapen- Jra nation of earh. Similar reports were received from "PP the War and other Departments. "c'l Extorts and Imports of Gold and Silver. f*? A report was received from the Secretary of State, ^ enclosing statements of the imports and exports ol qj,, gold and silver, in compliance with a resolution of mei tl Senate. late The Bankrupt Law. _ gen Mr. Buchanan presen'ed a memorial from lha ceri Philadelphia Board of Trade, requesting Congress * so to modify the Bankrupt Law, that it shall not be applicable to any debt hetetofore contraacted ; and j * it this cottld not be accomplished, that the law may y be so amended as to prevent any discharge taking ruj, place under it un'il fifty per cent has been paid on tho> the d?b s of the Bankrupt; and if that cannot be at- the tained, the petitioners deemed it expecient to repeal ful the law altogether, lie also presented a memorial from the Chamber of Commerce of the city of Philadelph a, asking Congress to tnake an appropriation ** () for the purchase of the Bank of the United States y to be used as a Custom House, stating that it can Whc be purchased ai a low price. If it could be made con suitable he (Mr Buchanan) should be glad to see thci that magnificent building purchased for the purpose jBrl designated, and believed it could be purchased for Proi one third the sum expended on the Custom House ?5t-. at New Yoik Mr- Mangum presented a memorial from the City y of New York, remonstrating against the repeal of of t th- Bankrupt Law or its postponement. Mai Messrs., Clat, White, Bates, Prentiss, the Mohehead, Walker, Simmons, Berrien, Choat, 'ng TaLi.madoe, Henderson, Benton, Porter, Younge 'j*8 and others, presented remonsirances against the '?p repeal of the B tnkrupt Law, in great numbers. JJ1 br Mr- Batahd presented resolutions of the Legie- rj?Te lature of the state of Delaware, in reference to the y question ofFrench cluinn prior to MX). mer Mr. Porter |presented several Ipetitions on the mig subject of Slavery in Florida and in tha District of beu Columbia, the question ?f the reception of which Pr?l was laid upon tne table. re^! Mr Graham introduced a bill to carry into effact f ' two resolutions of the Continental Congress direct- tjj? ing the erection of monuments to the memory of 0fj| GrReral Francis Nash and William Davis. The bill eou was read twice and referred. thai The National Debt. *?al la compliance with a resolution of the Senate of *h01 a recent date, the Secretary of the Treasury trans- f0* mitted to Concre.-s the followingstatemeni:? f . Statement of the Public Debt on the S3d Dec., 1841. Treasury uotes outstanding, (A) $7,382,037 68 ni Debt cf the Corporate Cities of the District of Colurobi". assumed by the United States, 1,440,000 00 J The (old) funded and unfunded debt, via:? "ft Funded debt?principal $32 434 76 tha ' Interest 340,718 84 ove $333,163 60 k The unfunded debt Registered certificates, $26.832 11 ? J Treasury Nstes issued tng during the last war, 4,473 00 tub Mis i-sippi certificates, 4,3 0 09 J $35,417 83 opt 328 581 13 Ltai per set of the 21st ... July, 1841?amount subscribed 5 577,476 88 ? ?? inti $14,728,085 70 his Statement of the Public Debt on the 3d March. 1841 Tr< Treasury notes outstanding,(B) $6,607,361 54 1,01 Debt of the Corporate Cities of the District of me Columbia, astunird bv the United States, 1,440.(09 00 gat The ("id) landed and unfunded debt, Tiz Tr< Kuuded debt?priucidal $53.174 38 p Interest, 243,106 36 $296 380 71 ?,5 The unfunded debtrel Kezis'.ered certificates, $'26,623 44 tho Tnasnry notes, issued col dining the last war, 4,475 03 Mississippi certificates, 4 320 03 $35,417 53 ?it 331,698 37 $8 379 059 81 tel A. This amount Is exrluiirc of uotes reetired fordutirs 1 and lauds -ub-1 ipusnt to lie 30tli September, and nut reported grc for record in this office by the accouutiue officer. hip B This is f irlo-ive of nolrs received for kutics and lands w:, subsequent to the 30th December, 18(0, Stc. ^ The Hoard ok Exchequer. tiir Mr. Evans resumed the debate on the President's he pro jet, and spolce through t'vo hours and a half. He 'J advocated a concilia!>'ry course, and he was of opi- g<"t nion that good might be extracted Iroin the plan sub- ^ mitted to litem, of some features of which, how- 0 ever, he disadproved. ',aI Mr. Walker obtained the floor, but he gave way ~r, for an adjournment. > House of Representatives, wo Monday, Jan. 10. st' treati nr Note Bill. . Mr. Fillmore said that, under the prrsent embarrass. "'? ed condition of the Treasury, he felt it to tie his duty to ' ask the unanimous consent ol the House to jiostpono the further execution of the order for the pri scntation of petitions, in order that the Treasury Note Bill might be " taken up for consideration. He had been informed by the Seen tary of the fieisury that tho power heretofore 11 exercised of i.suing Treasury Notes is now exhausted. P01 and unless other means are supplied, from this time forth al" warrants must ceas -to issue. They had therefore come P0' to a point where the national honor was involved, and he hoped there would be no objection to his motion. Mr. Atiivbton inquired if the motion ol the gentleman K' j from New Yoik was successful, would it make the Trea- ?, suty Note bill the or,lei of the day until diS|>oseil of, and : 01 so interlera with and prevent the iJommittee of the J udi- 'J14 ciary from reporting to-morrow the bill to repeal the ' ' Bdiikiupt Law J "61 The Sri AKEH s?id it would be optional with the House m 1 - - . - ?. i.,, .. s ,v. n,L.i. an. .v WUIIVT ? u UiCI lugu 4UIV V.UIJIMI.lltM' ui IUU W UUlf, or not. '"r Mr. Mckiwethkk objected to the motion of the g?ntk'mar.from New York, (Mr. Fillmore.) "v the unanimous content of *'*' the House was not necessary to postpone the order of the not day, but that it might be postponed by a majority, like 'ral any otht r order. Psr Mr, Filomohk then moved that the ordrrof the day be "?*' postponed. P'p The Srrsxrs decided that a majority could not post- . pone the execution of an order voted by two thirds. It s'01 would rt (]uire a like vote to postpone. 1,0 Mr. Born Hiked that the vote m ght by tak en by tellers. a,r< Mr. <1111 naurc* demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered. Mr. MemwRTHrR said he did not wish to throw himsell'in the way of the unanimous wish of the House, and if no other member objected to the motion of the bono **' rable member from New York, (Mr. Fillmore) he would ;ro' withdraw his objection. I8' Mr. OoKDoa?I object. The Kf"mi r said there were various other gentlemen whoohjictrd. *"1 The yeas and nays, on susptmding tho rules,were then taken, unci were yeas I to, nays 41?so the rules ware ?1 . suspended R'M' Mr, Fn.i.Most than moved that the Home go intocom ' mittee of the whole on the Treasury Note Bill; which p81* w as agreed to, and Mr | Horsiss whs called to the chuir. Mr. \Vtsr said, when the House were last in committee on this hill, the proposition under consideration was *" an Binendment, providing for thu application of the procediof the public lands to the extinguishment of the ' xublic debt. \fken he had submitted this amendment, '"*T lie cansiderrd it to he in order ; hut upon reflection, he had arrived at a different conclusion. But u ere it In n?r order, lie had satisfied himsi If that to press it now would ,l,a ' only tend to wvakan both tho bill anathe amendment, a* cia' he knew scveriil gentlemen who waul 1 vote for a re- no 11 peal of the Distribution Bill, if offered a* an amendment " l'" to some other proposition, w lio were not willing to po?tpone or endanger the passage of the Treasury Note Bill, va"' by affixing it to that hill as an amendment. He would, then-lure, withdraw the amendmeut. and let some oth-r M gentlemen take the responsibility ; and a heavy respon- J? ubility it was of withholding supplies from the Govern- . ment i* thn present pressing exigencies of t h? Treasury. vani Mr. Kn LMom: then offered an amendment to (ho fill, n'"" lo Mrike out the umJi " in lieu of those heretofore or ti en a ' r adopts ! ? hii li was sign ed to. ,,! Mr. WrLL*n said, notwithstanding what had boon re- '' marked by thu gentlemen from Virginia (Mr. Wine) hi; Tn:,n f-lt it hia duty lo submit an amendment to the hill, em- ^ hr.i' in* a port-on of the amendment Jest withdrawn.? r#ur Ho liad not voted hcretofora for Troainry notes, wheu "1CJ they v. ei o ticked for, to anticipate the revenue, aa a tern lor ^ l-oi.irj measure, but he wan oppose] to authorising them turvi w:th rjt makinr torn* provision lor their redemption.? n'"* He theretore offered an amendment aa an additional see- ,0 lion providing for a repeal of the hill for the distribution auth r>f th" proceed* of the sales of the public lands among th? J*is< St.lies, and to appropriate the amount derived from said "c " sales to the redemption of the outstanding Treasury . M Notes, as well as those auth rise 1 by this act. Mi. Kii.t.M"iu objected to the amendment as out ofor- 'he | dee. a similar amendment hail bei n proposed et the ex- j!'' tia n ssion, and ruled to he out of order. Mr Psovfit ssid he would have been glad if the gen- "'TT th man from Ohio (Mr. Wellerlhad folio wed the exam ' nil? of the genthmas from Virginia (Mr. Wise) and with *on h' Id hiaamen intent, hat lio could not imagine how it C,1 was out of order. Tho CJovsrnment called on them for funds, and they said you have already funds which *' r> i?hl to ha applied to the discharge et your liabilities. l4,'r ' Was not this in order 1 Suppose he applied to a friend ,, lor a InaB of one hum!, i d dollars, and he asked him if hi *' Kadno finds. He won Id my yrs. he had five hantfh I 1 'o lars, W hich his la fy had made him promise should he ' v<'" Invested for his Children Ills friend would say, my dear How, take your own monej , and tisv it, b< fore j on a?k ' o help you. II thought the amendment to b > pertly in ord -r, ?h- i jh he should s o*e -eg 'in't It. r-1 Jr. Kill mo as suggested that the sotU rule? Jr. Uilmkb rose to a point of order. The Chair had I yet decided on the point of order raited, and until it decision ?a? made, there could be no debate ilr. Killmobe taid he wished only to suggest ? Jr. (du.?uK said that suggestions were the best of arnit nte tome tinu i. rhe Cmik Considered the point of order involeeil, iciii ly similar 10 that rainud on the amendment ol the itlemun from Virginia (Mr. Wise). While he had no lbt of the power of the house to set tot apart a fuad the redemption of these treasury notes, when they 'amis due; yet to take the loud contemplated ia this endment, it would he necessary to repeal an existing i', and the amendment wns therefore out of order, dr. Clikkobd said he thought the decision of the air wua i> accordance with the wishes of the rnsjo11, and would therefore besualained by the committee, he desired lo say a word in defence of the vote he uld give against that decision. What was the object the bill? It was to provide money for the exigencies the government. What was the object of the amendit? Itwas to provide means to discharge the liabilii incurred w hen these notes fell due. He referred to act af 17M, making provision for the public debts ol Union, the30th section of which provided that the ceeds of the sales of the public land* should be appriated for that purpose. This was precisely the ect of the present amendment, the only difference ng that it was necessary to rrpeal an existing law. lr. Tii.LinnHssT said the act of 1790 was te make a leral prevision for the debt of the Union, and to point iue various source* irom wnencn means migni oe wii, In thin case it was contended that it was a mere lication of means in the Treasury, but be could not uiesce in the assertion that the proceeds of the public da was a fund of the United States, but only aa a tee fund. lr. Maxwell Rave notice that if the decision of the iir waa overruled,he should otter a further amendat, to suspend 10 much of the compromise act aa re' to a reduction of duties If the amendment of the itleman from Ohio (Vir. Weller) was in order, that tainly would be. Ir. Win said if the Chair had decided against hia ?ndm?'Mt, he would have acquiesced, and he thought t of the g? ntlemun from Ohio, (Mr. Weller,) precise limilar in etfect. Ir. Holmes said if the decision of the Chair was overrd, he should vote against the amendment. For, ugh he considered it strictly in order, yet he deemed ntcrssities ol the country so pressing?the disgraceposition in which she had been placed by the extraiion-as to demand of them immediate action. Ir. Gordon cOuteudi d there could be no incongruity, the bill| was.- for the purpose of contracting a debt, the amendment to provide means for its payment, ir. Charles Brown enquired if it was not in order en a bill for the issue of treasury notes was under sideration, to offer an amendment which would lessen ir amount. lie trusted that the gentleman from New ley would also bring in his amendment to stop the gressive reduction of duties under the compromise That, and the repeal of the Sub-Treasury, with t economy which was so loudly promised, would do ly with the necessity of treasury notes. Ir. W. C. Johnson said he would sustain the decision he Chair. As to the reference of the gentleman from ine, (Mr. Clifford) to the act ot 1790, the proceeds of public lands were a! that time brought into the sinkfund. because ths Gen- ral Government had assumed debts of the States. If the committee decided against Chair, he should feel it his duty to move an amendit enjoining it n[>o 11 this government to assume the ts of the States, at least to the amount of revenue desi from the sales of the public lands. [r. Williams, of North Carolina, said if the amendit was in order, nearly every law on the statute book ht be repealed iu thu same way. The army might ishatided, and the navy dismantled, on the plea of ap priating the money required for their support to the smption of treasury notes. [r. Wise said, that w hile he concurred with his friend n Maryland, (Mr. Johnson,) as to thu irrelevancy of amendment, lie could not acquiesce in that portion : relative to the assumption of State debts. If he Id show him that the State debts of the present day? t of Pennsylvania for instance, of thirty millions, for ling a canal within her own borders?were similar to se assumed in 1790, which were contracted in a war national purposes, he would go for assumption. Ir Smith,of Virginia, held the amendment to be per;ly in order. The bill proposed to raise means (or the port of the government, and the amendment contamtcd the appropriation of the proceeds of the lands to t purpose. This money was now in the Treasury, under a former law could not he touched; yet were t law repealed, it could he used more promptly than n Treasury notes Ir. Pkudlkton thought gentlemen wore, in error as to r money arising from the sales of the public lands bein the Treasury, as the Distribution Law did not go i effect until the lstofthe present month, dr. A. V Bnows briefly addressul the Committee in losition to the decision of the Chair. !"he question was then taken, and the decision of (he air was sustained?ayes 9d, noes 78. dr. CoerrR then obtained the floor, and said he merely ended briefly to state the reasons which should govern vote in opposition to a bill to authorise the issue of -asury notes. lie had heretofore op|>osed bills lor a iilar pur|<ose, because he considered it an insidious ans of .supply, and calculated to encourage extravaice in the public expenditures If the issuance of ?asury notes would not relieve 'he couatry as genely as a loan.then the passage of the bill was not adable, and he held that Treasury notes could effect no ief but u relief to the oitice holders. If a loan was au>ri/.cd, and paiticularly if it was taken up in a foreign mtry, the proceeds would go into the circulation of country, and produce genei al relief. The distresses he country go beyond th? oflice holders, and the peoat largo nr.:, n:i;i o to relit.,. The Van Buren party, ,ich, though Ihev had repeatedly denied it, he contiled, were the pope! money party. ["he Sri-AkKR called the gentleman to ordor, on the mud of irielevancy, and declared that the responsi i'vof permitting such a course of debate, must rest :li a majority ef the House, and not the Chair. dr.CooPKR said he would not have occupied half the e in getting through that portion of hit remarks, if l?a l not hi en interrupted by the Chair, 'he ("hair'said it would take twice the time for some itleman on the opposite side to ausw or them, dr. Coo sir said, if it look four times, he would be in ler. He was going onto i how that the Van Burin ty, by their multiplication of State Bunks. Die Cm sin again called the gentleman to order, on tho aund of irrelev ncy. dr CoorrR appealed from the decision of the Chair, dr Srsxi.rv hoped the gentleman Irom Pennsylvania uld be permitted to proceed, as he considered him ictly in ordt r. dr. Cost Joiiissois moved that the gentleman have ve to proceed in older, which wrs agreed to. dr. Coopkr said hi was going to show that the Van re? party had, by their incorporation of n swarm of ite Banks, produced that flow of pap>-r,out of theiotuess of tvhich the present general distress and bank>tcy were producid. as monsters from the ?lime ofthe le. He was going to shiw that one party might sup t a continuation of the paper money policy, but th.v ?ther party, who have here'oforo pertinaciously opled tliase Treasury notes, and if wiong, lactiously jKisn inem couin not consistently vote tor in? inn w before the committee. He was surprised to And thut ithm.n then opposing them, were now their a ivo es. and ?i|wcillly the honorable Chairman of the mmittee of Way* and Mean*. On a former occasion , then Chairman of the Ways and Means came into House every morning with as piteous a talc as was ird the other day from the present honorable Chairn, and yet tkej whig* opposed the treasury Note Bill, i onlv five,out of one hundred and ten. whigs voted it. H -was, therefore, not only surprised. Cut con. nded at the ceurstt of many of those now in favor of s measure. It was sai 1 that a loan could not he rered in time for the wants of th< Treasury. He was sure hut a little a Iver-ity would teach the Administion what the otrei whelming reverses of the whig ty last fall seems to have failed of teaching them? propriety and n> cessity of returning to those princis which brought them into power. , If the measures ich passed the two House* of Congress at the last ses a had b?e i carried into i IToct,there would have been necessity for a loan,or the present bill. But he was lid the A Iministra'ion had gone too far to retrace its is. it had Stept in so far that should it wade no more Returning would ha as tedious as go o'er, 'km w! that he who, by a melancholy and most disssis Providence was pia-ed at the he,1 of the Adminisio*4had been wooing the Hams'1 loeofocoism with all hlandishmi nts which a Virginia gentleman of the schorl knows so w-ll ho w to use, hut he thought it i a hopeless ens, , as he thoughttbe party would prefer friend from Pennsylvar.ia ( Mr. Buchanan ) in the tr end of tha Capital, Old Bullion, or even the tireat ec.b 1 iiim-eif. r Vise wished to a-tk the gentleman from Pen nay Iia oi. single qties i->n. He says ha knows that the lident has > en wooing the eamsel locufocoism. He . Wi ) challenged the ptoof. r. Cooria.?By his acts let him be judged. Who are counsellors : are they w higs 1 r Wiik.?V.?, the whole cabinet; better whigs i y ou. r. Court a aid he would not endorse them as whigs, twiUtbi liolmUnat the gentleman from Virgi, lalisfy him that they w ere whigs. Has not the ottiorgan of thi President, again and again said he was rhig, und if he was not, would he select whig conn >rs I r. Wise wished to ask the geutli man from Teansyla a question. r. Co era sai I he would answer it with pleasure, r. Sta.-slkt objected to this mode of inturrupting genen. r Wl.f e,i.l hi. the ironlU-nan <Y?n> P?r,,,o. l i to yield tin- floor, and ho would not auk the guntleftotu North Carolina to do no. r. SuM.rY SHid he knew ho would not ??k him. and a did he w oul I got a i ritual. ae Chair Raid it wai perfectly in order for a gentleto vie) I the Hi?or for the puruoRfa of explanation, r. Wt r Rai l the gentleman from Pennsylvania had ti ouily yielded the Moor, end h" would not abuse jrlvilege H-called on the gentleman for Hi4 prool da assertion that the President had hern making over R to the locofnoo party, nnd he did not wish mere spapi r ]iai atrophic The gi-nllnmyn had asserted it a fact of his own knowledge, and he winked 'or the ority on which he hand hut assertion. lie (Mr. r) cared not w ho HRRerted it, ha contradicted it, and ha'di nged the proof. r. Coorra said theae little lore pa??nges take place cret, and the billet doux are not pel mated to meat public eye; hut sometimes tods nnd wink* tall the > of the affectiona aa effectually a? if signed hy John and Miaa Amy Hoe, (Oraat laughter ) Look at the ;ntm nt? made hy the administration, r. Paorrir hoj e I that it wai understood that there Id he an opportunity given to nuiwrr the remaiki of (entleman from P-nnay lvania. r Caorr.a?( -Mainly. certainly. r. PRorrir Raid, that of the whole diplomatic cotpR ad( there htxl beau appointed hut one of the friends ie PreRident. r. (onr> a said there waa a good reason for tliir, ai ??hide difficult for him to fill the diplomatic cotpR i if Hp took the w hole of hiR perolur friend lie 11 not detain the Home longer ; hut conrIndi d l j rtieg hiR di'tci mination to ve'e rp i-? til' ' I. Pi:irrtT ot taiiied the floor ; and > u n in a'j ut ; f, ai::! a muck g ter t nhet again, tit he a ud that wheuo'tin ii o* ?|>tci?liwlr:#M i? obtained the tloor, they Could adjourn at half put one ; hut itf lid not require an a 'Jo'- a Dent,or even lira minutaa tunc,to answer ih. slang umu vit titration agaiift the Administration and ita friends. Laat session they were taunted with amounting to hut a corporal's guard aa being capable of loing nothing?now they are to he held rei|ionaihle for dotug nothing The gentleman from Maryland then naked would the President leave the gal lant whig frigate, with her nail* aet and her colora (lying,and embark in the little corkho-it of the g< ntleman from Indiana. Now he (Mr. I'roftil)knew the Preaident, and he knew that he would leuve any ahip of any party, no avatter how gallant her array, and trna' himsell to a plank on the great ocean ol popular sentiment, lie denied that the Preaidant had ever dirotly or indi reotly made any overture, either directly or indirectly, to any party or faction. Mr. Coorea?He did aot pop the question. VJ r B .... If k. t.l ...... I ..... - ?..II ..... .. I.e..a.. U H'lw.uwu w I~|., ... pop it M he popped the veto. There wai no sneaking out el hack windows, [laughterj or letting the ten days pass ovur, but a plain, open and manly meeting ol every responsibility. He thought the proper coui ku of debating this question, would lie to ascertain whether ihe means were wanted for the treasury, and then whether they could conscientiously vote them in the farm presented; and not to beintertwicing great national questions with the party politic! of the day. Mr. T. K. Marshall said he had it great aversion to be dragged into tliie treasury note policy, and he had risen to ask the Chairman ol the ( omm'ittee of Waji and Meana, whether he had any knowledge ef his own, independent of the letter of the Secretary of the Tieasui y, which iudueed him to believe that the loan authorized t the last session was not negotiable in the domestic market. He had not risen to provoke the wrath of the Executive, or any of his organs on thnt lloor, or to provoke the President to pop against that House, but if he wished to make a pop, he had a pop-gun ready. [Hoars of laughter.] He did not recognize, ner did he think the President was willing to recognize, a cabal on tkat floor, who were the keepers of hn conscience, and ex offitio his Cabinet councillors. This had been repudiated at the extra session in tones of thunder, which bad scarcely yet ceased their reverberations. He had risen to ask the Chairman of the Ways and Means, to state if he had any information of his own, independent of the letter of the Secretary, which led him to believe that there was no practicability of negotiating the remainder of the loan in the domestic market, ir-r - Mr.FiLLMoac said that, in addition to the letter of the ' Secretary of the Treasury, he had been permitted to examine the original correspondence on which it was ' based, and he was convinced that there was no reasona- I ble probability, if even there was a possibility of obtaining money on that lean, even if it were extended for twelve years, short ef an application to a foreign market. In addition to this, one of his colleagues on the committee, who was more skeptical than he was on this point, J had addressed a letter to one of the principal houses in ' New York, and he would send the answer to that letter I to the Chair to be read for the information of the com- I m'ree. A letter from Messrs. Prime, Ward and King was read, stating that a government loan could not be negotiated at less than 7 per cent interest, and that $10,000 of the t ' per cent loan had been sold on the date of the letler at 93 cents an the dollar. ?ir. * illmork aaiu tne representative irom mc city or < Boston liad received a letter from the Hon. Abbott Law- , rencc, with a substuntially similar statement. Mr. Maraali. said, then they were informed by Prime, l Ward and King that a loan could Hot be negotiated at less than 7 per cunt, and it can be hud for that, and on this state of facts they were asked to issue Treasury notes, and did any one suppose that they would circulate at a less interest. No onu supposed that Treasury notes < could be circulated by a forcible process, and shave the public creditors of one per cent. This might be a very neat financial operation, but it involved more than a question of policy?it involved the national honor. For one he would sooner resnit to direct taxation than to a system so detestable. Nothing would inflict so deadly a blow at the credit of the nation, and he thought there < might as well be a clause introduced Into the bankrupt law, to include the general government within its pro- ' visions. It resulted, then, that nothing could besavod ' by issuing treasury notes, except we intended to shave < the public creditor out of the difference, and (or himself he preferred that the government should raise the means 1 it wanted on a loan, oven though it should cost seven percent. Mr. UsntswooD obtained the floor, upon whose motion the Committee rose,' and the House adjourned. Baltimore. (Correspondence of the Herald.1 Baltimore, Jaw. 11, 1812, 0 A. M. Recovery of the Gold Snuff-Box, Gold Sword Scabbard, Pearl Neck-1-are, and two large Pearh which were stolen from the Patent Office of the United i States, December 2wa., 1811. < Mr. Editoh:?1 have; the extreme satisfaction of comrnuicating to you the fact,that yesterday, between the hours of niue and ten o'clock, those splendid jewels, stolen from the United States Patent Office, on the 2<ith of llecetnber last, consisting of the famous gold Snuff-Box, presented by the Emperor Alexander to Lieutenant Harris, the American Charge d'Afl'iirs, at St. Petersburg ; the Pearl Necklaee, presented by the linaun of Muscat, to President Van Buren; the Gold Sword-Scabbard, presented by the Vice Hoy f Peru to Commodore Biddle, and the two large Pearls, were all recovered through the indefatigable exertions of officers Hays, Zell, and ltidgely. These officers, by means of a " stool-pigeon," in their keeping lor the detection of rogues, received information that a suspicious trunk had been plared on beard the schooner Mary Bright, commanded by Qeptain Bright, nop ly ing at the bead of Smith's dock,.bound Tor Swlmoad, Va. A state'* warrant was immediately issued by Ju-tice Snyder, who with the above named officers, repaired to the ve* eel and found the articles, neatly (lone up in straw matting and placed in leather trunk. Thitrunk, it seems, had been, early in the morning, put* on the schooner, during the captain's teinporary absence, by a young man who care it in charge of a colored seaman. The individual who p'aeed the trunk on board is described by the colored man as tall, spare-faced,slender-built, with black whiskers in' about twenty years of age. The trunk was labelled and directed to the care of Tallica Anson, I! iebmond, Vs. The rogue, who ever he may be, is yet at liberty, though the officers are of opinion that they wdl be able to effect his arrest. The reward at first offered for the recovery of the jewels and detection of the thief, was $1,000, though by subsequent private arrangement I learn.#1 5o<l has been offered for the goods alone, and .#T,tHi() for the thief. It is said that a letter was also received by the officers which threw considerable light on the subjec'. The f uartioles are valued at $512,(XK) Captain Bright ottered every facility to the off;cars in their search. The precious treasures are now safely deposited in liic Marine hank, where they will remain untij demanded by the proper authorities. The rtnufl-Lfix and Necklace ate not in the least injured. The Sword-Scabbard is somewhat bent, but can be easily repaired Mr Burritt. the learned black-smith, lecturedI last night belore the " Mary land Institute of education" on the Character of Roman Patriotism. It was a no st xcejlent production. exchange is getting somewhat easier. I quote on Ntw-York at 4 per cent premium; Boston :t 7 H do; Philadelphia 1& discount; Virginia 2 7 8 discount; Specie t premium Kail Road Urdern ft per cent discount; City Stock cannot he sold at tjjiSt) ; other stocks are likewise still and at a e'and Flour continues at 3o,87k; .mnrkets|generally dull and without change. The Bill now before the Legislature to make the banks resume in twenty days after its passage. At present it is snowing. Yours, Twmr. jPhllmlr'pliln . |Corr<*poudence of lh? Herald.) Philadelphia, Jan. II, 1812?2 P.M. I regret that I, as well as two or three of our Courts arid as m any newspapers, were led into error yesterday as to the death of Judge Ilopkinson. f*o entirely was the rumor believed that two Churls immediately adjourned, on motions supported by . appropriate speeches; and for some time two or J three newspaper bulletins contained the announcement. Tlrse misrepresentations, if wilfully started, 1 deserve* a severer punish sent than contempt. I rejoice to state that the venerable old man still live s, though he isatill very low. I learn to day that there is some difficulty with the notes of the West Uranch Hank. The best terras on which th?-y can be parted with :a at a discount of from twelve to fifteen per cent, and many of the brokers refuse to buy them at any price What the precise nature of the difficulty is?though I suppose it is want of meanr?I am not informed Its agency here within a day or two has refused to redeem them. This 1 imagine is preparatory to n grand blow up If Governor Porter's recommends- i (ion is carried out on the subject of resumption, this, i it will be aeen, is but the " beginning of the end." ' The meeting held last night at the County Court > House, on the propriety of abolishing capital punishment, was large and mo-t respectably attended " Thomas P. Cope presided, a- -fed by fourteen Vice Presidents, among whom I notice the n.:*io if x the Hon Richard Rush. Sane ?et:?Me resolutions t were passed and several veiy creditable spsfchct fi made. There seem* te be every prospect that the * legislature will abolish the obnoxious enactment# ' on the snhject. \ Nothing haa as y t been heard from the robbers i f the Western mail on S turday niitht, at"! oii'-do r j rumor says that exertion is not u <1 to ferret out t, tfce robbers that ro daring an outrage calla tor ti The benefit of Mr. Ktchings la-t ni:-h?, st the Chesnul, v - vcv ?> m i.-ii, in <: aiscrjuuiic , u,,of the unfavorable stale of the weather. At *1 burton's tie re o as a fire company benefit u d n u go?'d hbuoc. The variety of ent?rtainmen s und (1 foorl order at tha circu-fills that nightly. ?, Yesterday die I'ottsville road was formally op- n< d t ih- p* ver it of s eventy five pa--- ngrr ear-, I'j" "if ;n ' ,-rj 'ti" two m i1 i - I'i'a dred and filiy pera< ns, ai|,ong ?li?-rn wifn full volunteer companies, three of which wit' from F'o tsville, >?e from SglnivlkiH Haven, one from \V?rwitksborg, and two from Kfading. These were accompanied by fine bands af mu if, with the usual disolay of fl igu, bannera, \*c- Not wiihslaiidiag it was .stormy,unpleasant day, along tin* whole line of tba road the procession was met with Lhe liveliest demonstrations of^oy A' H ending thry were greeted with a salute of twenty one gnriH from the Heading Artillerists, ami at Norrbtnwn a similar compliment was paid them. The cars carrying this immense number of pass<^?gers were drawn by a single engine, and, notwithstanding there w as f?ur inches fall of snow on the road at starting, performed its work, admirably well, accomplishing the distance, ninety nules, in hours running time. In the rear of (lie passengers there was a train of 52 burthen cars, loaded with 1.H0 tons of coal, a part of which was mined 'he same morning four hundred and iwelve feet he iuw wilier level, and some lew ptecrs or K brought to the Washington Hotel by the miners themselves tor the inspection of the curious and doubting, on the arrival of the car- at the depot of the company in this city, the procession formed a line and paraded through the principal streets, frequently greeted by the applause oi Phtladelpltians The whole was under the charge of Mr. Uobertson, Chiet Engineer, and Mr. G. A. Nichols, Superintendent. There was nothing occurred to mar the success of the undertaking or the festivities of the occasion. Between 8 and 9 o'clock, the < flieers of the company and committer < f arrangements from Pmuville sat down to a splendid repast prepared for them by Mr. Ilartwell, *t the Washington Hotel. The olHcer* and procession, with a considerable accession from this city?among the number, three or tour car load ol I left this morning tor Pot'sville, to be in readiness for the ball to be given there to-night. The transactions in stocks to day were light, at rather better prices, though thev may still b>* considered heavy. United States Bank notes are today 4o to .TO below par. It snowed here to-day from 8 till 2 o'clock pretty hard. Dempster gives a concert to-morrow night, and, weather permitting, will as usual have a crowded louse, for he is a sweet sing' r. Appointments nv the President.?Jas. 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Important Public Meeting. {ij- The Citizens of New York, friendly to the Bank rupt Law, without distinction of pm ty, are hereby invited to meet at the Merchants Exchange, on Thursday the 13th January instant, at '1 o'clock, P. M., for the purposo of memorializing Congress against the repeal or post pom ment of said Law,until it shall have received a fair practical trial. John G. Coster, John I. Mergnn, Andrew Foster ?i Sons, Talbot, Oh pliant <k Co, Silas Brown, Sj lvunus Kliller, Samuel Cowilrey, Benjamin Day, ElihuTownsrod, ! f,rm of Neviu* u ayivaiius itapetyc, v-orneiius pet nots. Davit, Brooks k Co, Samuel 15 llugglts, J. Green Pearson, O A. Worth, Samuel Uradhurst, U.orge Me rrett. Win W. Torld Ik,Co, Wm Baml. Johnson, Swift k Co, Moses It. GtI tin ell, Georgo Griffen, Dudley S.-lden, D C. i W. Pell k Co. Bt-nj R. Winthiop, William Bevcm, of Bcvens, Il.n ?? k Co. Seth I'. Staples, J. l'rescott Hall, Chfls^Kneelaud \ ,ir ?f BoC" r? * KneeJ.nd, Samuel J. Tllden, John L. Law rence, Asaph Stone, John Wheelwright, David Austen, firm of Auitcn, Wilmerding k Co. A. J. Snelling, Joel Stone, Aaron Clark, Edward A. Strong, H. II McCurdy, liim of McCuxdy, Aldiich k Spencer, W. K. Vermilyo, film of Carpenter k Veimil?e,t ^ . Robert M. Mason, Samuel T. Tiadaie, H. M. lllatehford, Hti'son Surhley M. M. Noah, William Winttemore, Edw ard A. Nicoll, George W Blunt, Ilendrichs Brothel s, Seth Low k Co, Rufus L. Lord. Benjamin Nathan, William Gerard, Samuel A. Koot, Henry E. Davis. CT7-.I-' imnisth Ward?Raii.road Mkkti^o.? At a very large meeting of the citi/.eus of tile Elite* ntU Ward, held at Constitution Hall, Monday evening, 10'h January, ISti, called together for the purpose of affording aid to the Erie Railroad Company, Wm P. Eurmiso, Esq. w aa called to the ahair, aim Thomas McCarthy and Wm. L Boyd were appointed Secretaries. Mr. Macomher, the agent of the Railroad Company heieg called on, explained to the meeting the situation and prospects ol the road, very much to the satisfaction of tnose gentlemen w ho pleased to atti nd. Messrs. Noah Cook, John Ward, I5* i j.imin Curti-. R S. Nevins and Eli H ir?, the committee appointed for that ptirjiose reported the following resolutions.? hich, after aide addrt ssea fioin Noah Cook and Dudley Selden, Ksqrs., were passed unanimously. Resolved, That it is the duty, as it should he the pride, of every citizen ol this grrat commercial city, to aid in retaining the trade w hicli ?he air* inly enjoys, and in opening s ,ch new channels of communication at will be cut ulated to inert 8 the trade and consequent wealth ol the city. Resolved, That it is essential to the prosperity of this city, and the character for enterpaise of her inhabitants that the New Vork and Erie Railroad he speedily complt ted. Resolved. That w < heartily respond to the procrt .lings of the meeting held st Niblo's on the 'rtth ultimo, . n I pledge ourselves not to b<* behind anv w hrd in th* city, in proportion to |*opulation, in aid of this great and truly beneficial enterprise. Resolved, That the "Commercial Emporium" of the Union will raise one million of dollars, in the manner proposed, in aid of the constiuctioti of the longest an l most important railroad in the wot Id. It was Resolved, Tliat Thomas McCarty, Noah Cook. Joseph Britton, John R Townsend, Jacob Leroy, and Benjamin Curtis, lie appointed to otitain subscription* throughout the wotd. Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting he signed by the officers and ptibluli. d in the daily papers. WM. r. EL'RMISS, Chairman Thos. McCarthy, f B-?, . Wm. L.Boyd. J Secretar.e.. Qf7- Eos Havava ?The barque Rapid sails this morning. The Passengers will nlei-? look nt Mrs. Wht'i Card, ir? the last page. She ke ps a good house; kind and obliging attendants are alwat s on hand to serve their guests. . Or?" Tin Arcadia* Liters.? It w ill be perceived by the Mil of this evening, that the manage! of this splendid Eqtl* strian < stablisb merit ha- spatt d neither expense, trouble or talent, to render it a popular place of amusement. It is no wonder then that it 1* nightly ctswdcd by the gentry of the " YMlagu" to witness the extraornary feats there furnished to the public. Mr Stone, the rival of the celebrated Levi North ; Master Stevens, the infant hero of the aron.i .,!li?!ey, Bigelow, kc all app< ar !o night. Mr Sands,the well known Hqu??trien.dtrect$ dieting; and for a clown, they have Kief. " e fellow of nfinite wit " Tl*e Set-too between Woodhull, Donly, end several distinguished nir.ateui t, w ill, by general delire, fit repeated this 1 \ 1 ning. (17- Bowrnv Amphitmvstrk ?This rltablishment lightly presents seem* ol joy and gladness. A highly lent* d company, numb* nog about thirty active mrmitrs, m il*- ami f< male, with an excellent band of music, nd sn unrivalled stud ol horses, as arrnsserirs, ?re ex disiM .11 # ex . ti In ? . 1. aasi ikn* r*/l faatiinnb. " ?* " ' I ' ? ?" le audim-ei wuii-n roiii7 ? thin esi.bllrhment. T. '.Turin: 11 te 't r>'or iu America, remain! horebvtt w nigh'! longer To-nlicht tin- rmn I fete of the "oornament, or the Knights and I.ariirrrf Palestine, ii > 1 r?;? Bled v. ith a bout of no rrli iei, concluding with n l*tr h il l* aftitpiece rf tbc CohbWr of Bftfdad Hr7" A? iron winter i? * great relief to the j>oor, and ? (or her tieen no little relief to I?r Sherman, whole ough 1,0/1 ugi * ue in great demand. r.very ho ly now i'i them fur roughs or cc Id*, they are very pleasant 11 cure very quirk. The are iold at the ware house 10B ' "mi a'., 110 173 an>l 4 .9. Br? It nj, |0.4 Bowery, 77 iv t Itroa I n ay,UJ Blercbi r,an 1 '117 Hudson ?t?., N.Y-t - an I 139 Fulton it. Brooklyn It -it tinsf. a Statu rtree\ icstpn Btir;e??. 29 H 3rd it Philadolyhik. 1

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