Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 4, 1842, Page 2

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NEW YORK HERALD. Wew Vurk, PiliUjr, February 4, 1843. {i^~ The Weeei.v Heaald will be published tcmorrow morning, at 8 o'clock. Thin will be an extremely valuable number to all merchants, manufacturers, and agriculturalists. It contains the w hole t the National Statistic# lor 1840, giving the detai's of the j reductions of the United States tor that year, i * collected under the Census Law, embracing mtnuutturee, agriculture, commerce, ni.nes, tisheroe, .V c- Th m is the fir nt ftubluaiton oj thr kind erti math .n Out or any country. Ten thousand extra copies ( -"ill be printed, making twenty-five thousand in all 1 l'ricefjj cents per copy, or per annum, in advance. _ tjey. The New Yoke Lain h. No *. will be published this day, at 21 Ann street, price cents, or 8-1 per annum, in advanc' 1 'tis number will contuin a variety of iutersating and original medical matter, including the Crosby street Cliniqut, Mott's L'Ciures, iic Ac. To Art vert laer*. As the business season is beginning to set in, we hi-g to call the attention of all business men to the advantage ami economy of advertising in the lieraid Oar circulation is better as a business vehicle than that of any other paperjn New York ; it ta also more comprehensive and larger. This establish Ill 1 ??,j ; nielli now pica ou u*c u?cit-nun>, u..u ... ... trade, who want to increase their business, wil 1 find it to th eir advantage to think ot these facts Seventeen Days Later from China-?gnfccm of the British?Capture- of Amoy? Desperate Courage of the Celestials?Their Peril cly?farther Operatlons-.CIvlllzatlon versus Semi-Civilization. The fast sailing ship Probus, Captain Sunmer, arrived yesterday with intelligence from Canton to the 4ih of October, if is important to the whole , christian world. Thus? t Another Chinese city has fallen into the hands of 1 the British. Amoy, at the north, was captured af- ( ter a terrible battle ot four hours. The Celestials fought like so many foreign devils, but civilization j finally prevailed over semi-civilization. We give i the particulars below. On the 23-d of September every thing had i settled down quietly in the captured city, and the | Chiaese were returning thereto. j The new settlena ml at Ilong Kong is represented ? be very unhealthy All the troops had been ordered on board the transports. According to the last accounts from Canton, the Celestials continued repairing the fortifications near the river. Canton remained undisturbed, but business was in a very unsa'isfactory state. All trade wee confined to neutrals, mostly to Americans. Nothing had been heard from the Emperor since the capture of Amoy. It is impossible to tell there- i lore, what ellect it produced on his Imperial mind. j Mr. Coolidge, of Boston, still remained at Canion. He had been Recused, by rumor, of furnishing arms, Src , to the Chinese, but it was positively denied in the Hong Kong Gaxette. It was said that the main body of the expedition would move further northward, and attack Ningyo and Chilean. There is no demand for1 cotton and woollen manufactures, cotton or cotton yarn, although prices are lower than they have been for a long time. The 1 prospect of an improvement depends altogether up- ] on the chance of ihe difli cuhiea between the British i and the Chinese being arranged. Exchange 4s 9^d. j Bombay Cotton, 8s 8d. to 9s. 4d., for the new crop. fteveral merchante had returned to Canton. The new teas were coming down. Old teas very acnrce and h igh ?price, however, nearly nominal. The hoppo grants true chops for tea to come to Macao, duty about 4 taeis. Total amonnt of Tea exported from Canton, July l>-;h fa Oct. I, 1841?16 521 cheats young hyson ; 870 do. hyson; 3.214 hyson skin; 2,00?? gunpowder: 1,453 imperial; 1,482 Congo; 3,043 Souchong; 1,7X1 Pow. chong; 3 Tecco ; 2,725 pes Pongee? ; 350 do. hdkfs.; 160 satins; 11,232 erape shawls; 850 pea crapes; <X*2 Swantine shawls; 20 boxes anise; 3,000 fire crackers ; 575 Cassia ; 3,096 matting. [E xtract of a letter from our C orreapon !ent ] Cantos, Oct. 1, lsjl. A circular was received at Macao, on the lSih of September, from Sir Henry Pottinguer, dated at Amoy, 12th September, confirming the account of the capture of that place by the British, in four houra, with very little loss, and with little fighting. It was intended to leave a few ships und some troops to garrison Amoy, and Sir Henry has started to the north to attack Ning poo and Chusan, which places will be easily taken. Owing to the late pernnl of the season, it is not suppofed that any thing important will be done this winter, and that Sir Henry will, ere long, return to Ainoy. There is, however, no prospect of any settlement of these difficulties. The Emperor is as much averse to a settlement as ever he was. Trade is in a stale of great depression, particularly as regtrds imports. The market is entirely clear of last year's teas, and therefore the prices named ? are merely nominal. The new Congoes have just began to come in, but no settled prices have yet nljttrutn th#m Cottttnodcrc Nyns has threatened to Wow up all the fortifications, vVc. of Canton, on account of the Chinese sinking sevrrul vessels with stores, in the channel of the river. Ames os snn CsSTca* o? .Am it. IIi.h t, ?Ti 'iocs of joy hire cime. |tj tod II linseof (rest j i)' ! ihey in. I,lie/ foucM. \ Ceayera'r I?good tidnu* ?* an ?* j ) ! Oil Knrl Milt iriiim'h M ! vet au eh. r J i> i?i (it >r> for IM lulerof tSr h ..r ihoM ? ho tell 'iwaa in tlirir COMifry '? cau" . [Kxtiact of * letterfrora Amoj We got to Amoy on Wednesday evening atiout sunset; ran in iwat the island* that were tartitird oultide, and an rhoredout of gu?l*hot of the batteries. The Chinese have not been idle; from the town to the beach running along It foreae mile, if a low ?tone tort wi'h too guna, toe .tone ii all covered except the embrasure* with u<t. which gave the Alligator the idea it waa only mud; beyond thia there i? a range of fort' extcn ling about two miti farther, with hatteriea, *ome of JOgunt, rome of SO The island of Krlongao.oppeaite the to wn.ii fortified ? ith diflVrent batt riea ol heavy guna. about H)?opposite, on , the N W ?i'e of the bay, ia defended with a long range ' of larta extending about two mtler; thr ?e, by the by, were out of range from the thipa, but not when the Bionde, Druid and Modeato, pasted them to engage the i?land* of Kolongto The rhineae ahot from this fort passed over aur atupa, but oura did -not reach the shore A* the light tipiadron advanced, the Wellratey and Blenheim ran along It e whole line of forts about 400 yards from thr shore and .too or 60* fiom the batteriea; thaw did not tire, although tlia i hineae gave it them pretty briskly' cutting away n good deal of their 1 Tigging, hut doing no other miter, ,1 h ,rm. Tint wo line , of buttle ships then anchored by the stern. commenced l firing, and soon Knocked over the few hatteriea made of 1 stucco,but as to the atone ones we made hut little tm- i j presaion from their imiarnia thickneea, except now and , then turning over some gun* an 1 opening one or two I email hreaches.alt hough the firing every one agrees wet ' I admirable. You will hardlv believe that the Chinese stood to thebr guns to the last, and only Halted when the aoldieii entered the fort at the outside angle and the o it.. aO., n??.-a c- . . . i il all the time walked quietly down to the h. arh and drowned himaell; the otner cut hit throat he taw our men In ,>o?ae?iion of the hatteriea. The fir in * continued for four houra. ? hen the mannt a ad troopo were landed. We ahalJ. probably. hare nmjr anecdotea to relate of the au:reeae< of the Kngliah armi in thia light. The Chineae, men, women, and children, tan he Itereke Iter over the hilli, leaving every thing behind. We arc onli now waiting to proceed to Chilian and N'ing|*>, 08 100 hair a N. P.. wind. The troopa ore all embarked and rrady. We ?ail at H light on the ft'h, It aving V?0 men on the itland of Ko 1 L' o Druid, Pyladea and Algetine . which we hold till the Imaiiieaa i< art tied. Wnen the rhiaeai wore aakej to renaora the City, no Vntta-ina being there, they aaid we might deatroy l?, t' 'vi hked ; they had no power of giving money ; hut tnat they would put thenjielvet nnj-r the protection of the F.agliah, if we would pratect them. The plenipo ? ntiar) ia on troard the Blenheim liiciit*.? To lira Bairawwic Mamrrt'i Siaiarra I* chih. Her Majeatv'a plenipotentiary. fcc., h .a the higheat l?r*r aalnfaclion m announcing to H. Vl.'a auhjecta, nud artarr wkofoel an intere.t in tin nneation, that the cH) of Ama??. wtah Ita voty extaniie* and formidaM. line of li.ttrriea .nd fleet of gnu be,., and war link'. <r he wnole mounting upward, o: hundred piocoa o cannon.) waa take n >?.a-aaim of on the jo-h inata- t, freca ahort hut animated defence on the put of <h> Chior-ae by II M ' nawl and land for vr, under "lie rommani l of UaeireacellancifO |< ar Admiral kir Wi . " C h"#n5 ,rf' "it IT ?h'Jwgh. I This biilliant achievement list been happily accow (dished with a very trilling loss : aud, in audition to the woi all ot a hicn have IwrD dismantled and dfitroyed, and the guns spiked and broken, immmii magasuiet lull of nmnitiODa of wai have beau either reaioved, or rendered useless. Ai langements are now ia progress for leaving a detachment of troop* on the (mall iaUnd of Koolangtu (w Uirh is separated from the town ol Amoy bv a channel itl deep ? uter,) and aome of H. Ms ships will likewiie remain at thii port, whilst the great body of the expedition advance* to the northward, *o that Britiih orother ship*. that may touch hete during the ensuing sraaon, will had ample protection,and be secure from any riak of molet'.atiou. iler Majesty's plenipotentiary deemi it quite super iIuuks to aay one wordaa to the manner in which this imjiottaiit service baa been pet formed. The facta require no eulogmm. The Chinese government vainly imagined ihey had rendered Amoy impregnable, but were undeceived, in presence of the viceroy of the provinces of Chekeang and Fukien (who, w ith a number of high "Uicera, witnessed the attack from the heights above the town) in the short space of four hours from the tiring of the first gun; and, had the opposition been a hundred times greater than it was, the spirit and bearing of nil < mployed showed that the result must have been the same. < iod save the Queen. Dated this 31st day of August, 1841, on board H. M.'s thin Blenheim, in Anriov harbor. (Signed) " HENRY POTTINOUKK. H. M '? Plenipotentiary. Proi lamatiov or Ctntin Nias, or H. M. 8. Hksai.d, to till Chinese. Soi.dikhi .ami People.?'The arrangement* made by the Msndtrius to settle the difference* between tha two nation! have not been latiifactory. The plenipotentiary rottingucr, on hi* arrival in these waters, received comnifcnicatious which tended to re-establish the ancient harmony ; but notwithstanding this, it appear* that slakes and stones have been placed in different parts of the river to obstruct th# passage; that warlike preparations have been made; and that thus faith ha* been broken. This i* the reason that my soldiers have attacked the fort at Wangtung, and have ina/ired terror. In future, all similar bleaches of faith will be immediately punished by renewed hostilities. Dated Hth 8t j-tember, 1S4I. List or h M.'s Ships remaining h? the CaistOIs waters, 23, 1841. Herald, 26 Captain Nia*, C B . senior ottice*. Alligator, 23 Acting Captain 8. P Prichaid. Su phur, 3 Captain Belcher. Hyacinth, IS Commander Goldsmith. Starling, 6 Commander Kallett. Royalist. 11) Lieut. W.Stewart. Young Hebe, 4 Lieut. Commanding Maitland. H. C A. 8. Hoogly, Master-Commanding Ross. Pekino Oazs.ttes ?The gazette of the 2d day of the ith moon (June 20) is tilled with the names and ottice* of those who distinguished themselves in heating back the tebt'Ilious barbarians who desired to enter the river of he provincial city; and forms a good rider to the Lonlon gazette. 13 to the l6;hdaysofthe 5th moon, July 1 to4? received he following imperial edict. Yih and his colleagues rave reported respecting the burning and exterminating he rebellious barbarian's war ships in the Canton river. It is rightthat 1 should send down my imperial will, that all the civil and military otficeia w ho have distinguisned Ihemselveain this affair,ahould, after a clear examination, be reported. Now the said general and his colleagues have reported that tha valiant soldiersburnt the (English) ships, opened their fire night and day from their great guns, and of all those o'- the robbeis who landed, there were no places from whence they were not either driven back or killed. General Chanr Tsinrvum fired off withhisown match nighty goat gum, and fought hand to-hand with the rebels, and calling hit Midlers around,opposed and drove thorn hack. The distinguished military oilicers of the city joining with the valiant lads and headmen of the villages,also burnt the shirs and attacked the robbers,cutting ott' the rebellious baibarians. First the rebel general submitted with great numbers of the black and white barbarian vsgalionds.> At the present time ail the barbarian shins have retired through the tiger's gate. I order that all the civil and military officer* who have ilistinguised themselves be reported, that proportionate favors be conferred upen them, t* stimulate them to exprtions; communicate the names of those on whom rewards are to be conferred to the proper board, in order that the regular warrants may be issued. Respect this. Same date.?This gszette details the posthumous honota conferred on Lung wan, lately one of Yihshan colleagues for the suppression of the English rebellion; and orders that his two sons, after the hundred day* of morning are expired, be introduced at court. Same date.?Received the following imperial edict. Leu Yunho?Cheate in the province or Che keang?reports respecting the seizure of some vagabond opium dealers. The offing of Tinghae city ii. the province of Chekeatigis the resort of opium smuggling boats. The fooyuenhad font officers to seize the smugglers; they killed two and seized seventy-eight of the felons, and in etrching found and seized more than two hundred and lour peculs of opium, having barbarian (English) characters marked on the paper; from the evidence already gone through, it would appear that the opium is smuggled batbarian (English) property ; and it is certain they, the smuggles*, haTe hitherto escaped through the connivance otthe English : such is the report. A most severe and stiict inquiry must be made into thiaafTuir. I order Lew Yunho to direct Chintih to make a searching inquiry into the evidence, and punish with the utmost severity of the law. I also order the Uover nerof the province to find out all their relations and connexions, and strictly txamine the whole, and if there are any traltoimis native opium smugglers,to forthwith ulu,striotly examine and punish ; allow not of the least remissness or indulgence. fbqinlliil. J. 8. r.n C. R. Keahek.?a candidate st the literary examination in Peking, writes to hi* famil) that the Emperor has conferred the principal order of the fourth degree of rank oa Ke.shen, and restored to him half of his confiscated family property. Of this class are the teimtoou or 'm uter, of all the provinces?a blue button is their distinguishing badge. If this information is true, and we know of no reason to doubt its truth. Keshen will probably yet be the man whs will save his Emperor and country from further defeats and disgraces,by an honest, open course of conduct in meetinir our |). mandr or it mav be the man who will re awaken the dormant ?uergu-c of the corn of Hen. and tight the handful of m-.nuho have iuvmleJ their country, worrfiVm, until they are conquered by our arm-, or we abandon the teck of conquering them, and retire to come insulated position in order to renew and prosecute our lout trade as we hect may. K> chen'a safety anftire*. we think, that of the comprador, I'uoupunjr. Six Pays La i eh from Havava.?ictuvrico lirrn.i.ior.xeE?By the Norma, Barton,from Havana, we have received full fi'ej of papers, and our letters 10 the 23d tilt- We annex a letter and give the following items from the paper*. Havana is becoming healthier every year, and the 1 population increases rapidly. A large number of new house* were going up and the city fast improving. We *ee in the Noticiono v Lueero of the I3th u!t , thai intelligence had reached Havana that Obando had given himself up in Venezuela, and had been pardoned- Per rortfru to this tve have in'elligence that his army had been totally defeated in a pitched battle, and the chief was lleeing to Brazil. !u Trinidad a change had taken place in it* government Don Antonio Hastorgo had been 'superceded in the governorship by Pon Narcieo Lopez We have received a curious statement from Port Principe, showing the moral* of that place. It appears that last year there had been 24 persons murdered, Mstabbed, 16 wounded in broil*, 2HS robbelies, IS rapes, and 21 casea of drunkenness. t>f all these only one had been condemned to death and ninety-eight to the public work* (Oorrpcj-omlence of the HereUl.), Jan. At, 1SI2. Pr?a Sin,? The weather for the last we< k has been very cold and stormy, indeed unusually so for the winter ??smeven There in now every certainty that the mercantile cri?i* will l?e surmounted. The immense resource* ol the I-land of t uba, arising not only from it* sugar ?nd colfee, but prineipally from it* tobacco plantations, and otlirr si ttrcc-, furnish suf fieient mate rials to free it from ail difficulties You doubtless have hoard ol the arrival here of the lir&t British mail atcuuter, and which, notwithr'andoig its circuitous route, to leave and take the JiHVrent mails ?t the appointed porta, nrrived here in twenty day* from the Needles. She i* a fi.;e teasel, aud looked incre like a <4 alongside of the iteanirra in the harbour Those whs vinttrd her, complain nrnch of the dirty s-ate ht r decks were in, and the up|>areu( want of cleanliness throughout. Kxehnngrs on London 11 to 114 ; l'ans 14 to 2 ; New Yotk 2 ; New Orleans-! to II; Boston IJ ; Spanish dollars ^to 34 > premium Mexican do 2; doubloon* 14 ; Spanish do par, <Yc iltrf. The new prima donna, Mr*. Hotton, has hud another triuur h in ihe 1 pera of " l.ncia di Lam* 1 nierinoor," in winch Antognini made his He was well received, and in the action exceeded even 1! iibiai, particular y in the prison scene, and the ftmU* His s<liool and taste serm to rive general rat atactica, though 11.any think, and the papemsav, | llie-t hi* voice has not very great loree. itorghrse placed herself in the front Ot one ..f (he boaes on this night Whilst Mrs Sutton was n middle of Iter ri-t'iin, Brrghea- and "II taut U sitlier." and iminrd.ately a certHtn French gentleman hissed ? h oh was no sooner heard than ihe whole of the I'll roar rn wnw, tngrtker wih the gentleiiien in tiie hoxp',and the applnuae that irrimdiately soc11 ded w as deafening. In he duct with Alilngm i, to.ill <?l iliem w ere greatly applaud-d, and imme 01 itele called ont, as also in the scene wtih Snlra t 11, which was executed to the life by both these arli* .Varii, with his ?;</ilw nvsi^. - e call him, is /one to New Orleans, to ur ai.u" for the troupe : in ? uier.. The troupe h ave fters mine tune 1 M-ntTth lli.w >av tliry *iay I cannot tell, and i MhuUeftMii ?.?if oitv rdfcta'f rappt *? with the 1 .-oitab.'eiieas ?l he demand f r >o r theatre- Th 'laveWare at the Diorama, and are drawing gool houses Elssler is expected here when the Italian troupe leave. There will be no chance for Franc each in i here, except as second donna. Ha van a, Jan. 21.1842In the long interval -since the suspension of my correspondence, from the cause already explained to you, events have occurred which would have filled volumes, in extent of paper at least, if not with interesting matter to your readers- First in importance is the edict for the suppressaion of certain monasteries, the details of which you will have gathered from the papers sent you by the Cristoval Colon. i is ramer a consolidation 01into a establishments throughout the Island, reducing at the same time the rank of the different resident functionaries in conformity therewith. So much for the present; for it is very evident that a still further consolidation must soon be effected for even four establishments, must be quite sufficient for the proper, and indeed, luxurious accommodation of something less than 300 brethren, including all ranks and degress, who have hitherto occupied the nineteen! But it is evidently also the policy of the government, determined however they may be, to effect thus long contemplated object, to use measures more or less conciliatory or soothing towards a class of people whose power and influence have been so recently of such paramount weight and importance that even now there are still left sufficient of devotees, and a still greater number of adherents to the old system, to create a strong party in their favor. But the deed is done, and will scarcely be revoked. It is not a question, at leastjat present, of religion. It is simply the conversion of a vast accumulation of property to the public uses?or rather the attempt to do so, for it is yet doubtful whether any one will be found bold enough to risk the means of making a purchase which may savour of "sacrilege," whiUt its tenure would not be too secure in the poseihle event of the future dominnance ofthe high church party in Spain! Every one who has visited the Havana must recollectthe great monastery of San Francisco, rising almost from the water at the termination of the long wharf, which runs laterally with the bay?its mere vastnees and time-worn appearance creating admiration and respect in despite its uncouth and misshapen exterior construction.?This has been evacua tea, ana tne miners nave ianen up their abode with the brothers of the same order at Guanabacoa. Whether it will [canlj be sold, and wh'ther its too churches, the larger one of surpassing grandeur in its style of architecture, will be demolished, remains to be seen Already the wall which separated it from ihe bay has been removed, and a wharf constructed in its place. The government profess to be willing to sell the whole property, or to convert it into a depot for bonded goods ; but this latter would in volve afresh expenditure of money, a thing not likely to be authorised, unless absolutely indispensable And what is to be done with the nans 1 The same I presume- Their possessions are still greater in proportion to their number, than those of the monks?the single nunnery of Santa Clara, occu pying four squares of ground, in a very valuable part of the city, would comfortably accommodate the whole number of nuns mentioned in Dr. Abbott's work, ao far backbs 1826 or '9. As my object is to communicate the simple facts as thev occur, all reasoning upon the moral or political effect of these measures may be left to the inind of the readers. Yet it is a subject fraught with great interest to those who have watched the progreas of the vast reform of the last century in that influence which the church formerly possessed in all the ramifications of Spanish socie ty and customs, from the meanest cottage to tne very throne itself?and now, what is it 1 In private society it is scarcely recognized beyond the pastoral care which the priests of all denominations, and in all countries, exercise over their "flocks;" and in public, or rather poiitsal affairs,they have long censed to have the slightest influence?true there are still grand ceremonies and processions, as of old, on some very great "frnst" days, [festes] in which the high officers of the government mingle with those of the church, that its connection with the State.probably, may still be apparent to the multitude ; hut these ceremonies and displays are <>t diminished splendor, and are viewed by the populace with a jeeling scarcely amounting to respect, and certainly with no approach to the reverence with which these gaudy spectacles were wont to be greeted hh iney passed the crowded streets and the equally crowded windows and balconies of this populous city. 1 well remember, so far back a-? 1HS4, I hap;iened to be riding directly following Governor Tacon's carriages, through the calle O'Reilly, and as we neared the calle Cuba, which crosses it, one of these processions was proceeding with itH slow and solemn step along the latter, and 1 presumed that the Governor's carriage would, of course, halt until it had paeeed. Xot at all?his guards very civilly desired them to open, and we passed on, for I was certainly not slow to avail my sell of the opening, in preference to wasting half ati hour ot the best part of the evening. NowGovernor Tacon had no want of resprct for the clergy?he simply d tiered from theni in the right to obstruct his path, and thus consume his invaluable time by their ceremonies. Butrnougfcof the church. Let us jump at once from "grave to gay,r?ihe opera. Well, the long expected Antognint and Statuti have arrived. The former liaa appeared twice only, in the character of the Master of Havenswood, in the beautiful opera of Lucia de Laminermoor, and with brilliant success. sMatun has not appeared, for it appears to be the policy of the manager to bring them out one at a lime, but Mrs. Sutton has appeared, and to some elf ether first appearance * as in the Sonarnbula?her second in Lucia, where, with the able support of Antognini, she played with more confidence than on her first appearance, in which ulniost the whole burden of the piece rested with herself. No candid critic hss ever spoken sufficiently in praise of this lady. Her enemies?and she has them?have used all sorts of means to injure her; and where i hey could not censure, itiey attempted 10 ridicule her appearance, her binh, her figure, i c ; and on the oilier hand, some too partial friends have, by injudicious praise, raised expectation beyond the power of the lady to realise?she has not the power, or ihe lull strength of veice and force of Ooer; but on the other hand, she excels in the delivery and fidelity of execution?in the rick fulness and sweetness (" dulc* ciinio miel,**?ajs an Havana critic,) of her\oice, and whilst sue abstain* from all atieinpie at any thing beyond what she is conscious of the power lo exrcutej she goes through with what she does attempt, with .on ease, and I may almost sav simplicity, that has delighted the Ilabaneroe, iind >hat is 110 suiull prai?e. Her reception on the first night was cordial and hearty?the pit, where gentlemen prefer silting when nor in attendance upon ladies, was filled, and at the concluaiun of the piece .instead of : ,r - i - ,u.. ..J r iliirry nig nil, as usuiij, iu escape uir ui??u (i cur* nages; there neeined to bo n general desire to remain, and call tor Mrs. Snttnn. Sit* came lorth,and was greeted with long and loud maiiiles.ione ol approbation a..d good leelinj;. Ma'lle IWgbesc came passenger in the same vessel with Mrs. Sutton, i'rom New York ; hut the difficulty between her and the manager, the merits of which 1 do not pretend to understand, ia no*, yet adjusted, nor is there any prospect for 11 in time for Borghese's appearance this season The manager has gone to New Orleans in the British steamer Forth, Captain Fayrer, to make arrangements for Ins company op pearing there in March, if not earlier. The Ravels are plaj ing with great success at I)altcnV Theatre (Diorama) outside the walls, w hich ha-been greatly unproved, and is in fact well adapted 10 those a inurements, partaking of ihe theatrical character without beloagiug to the actual drama. It was ofI en used by die opera company before the ereciinn of the great "Teairo Tacon," where by the by, great preparations ate being made to give the tniisipieraue of the Carnival with unequalled splendor, nun report says that Fanny Elaeler n> to appear there subsequently, hut 1 can learn nothing positive on the subject lrooi the manager, whom I spoke with at the moment of his leaving tor New Orleans. The Forth, l.'titi tons, commanded by Contain Fayrer, ?e well aad favorably known in New Yoik, was the first of the Royal British West India Mail teamen that arrived here. She lefc England the 17th December, and reached this on the l'2ih January, including ihrte entire days stoppage at St lliumus?the whole voyage was done in lifi days? say 2S sailing days, which ? < <|iial to, if not fetter, than the average of Cuuard'a iteainris. The Forth ia a auperb ship, with accommodations for about utr hundred passengers. This is ijuite enough, it is

i believed, for <h roir?s contemplated, and it allows of that first of nil luxuries hi sea, a tingle berth state room. The Solway, and two other* of the line were to have left England immediately a'tir the Forth, to take their place on the different nations, bat the lirst regular mad was only to have been forwarded by the boat of the l.-t of January, and bus continued every W day a, Mopping at Corunn i l<? the Spanish mad, and at mm- intervening i Ihi es. lncreas-d facilities, increase ihe number of rave.l^r* beyond d< nbt, and besides tlieie who go i*'ct from the Weal l.idiee, there is every pn liability that during the winter at least, il not in summ r, pa**sngers fronr Mobile, New Orleans, and purbaps Charleston. wdl prefer taking the route via ! I .tana, to that by .he way of iloalon, but by the nn.e dt s reaches ynu, ihc line will bn in fiilloyera'.on, and tie utili y fsir'y ictfed. A- to the profit and loss to the proprietors, 1 mast confess that have my fears, although no one aappoaea that the English government w ill allow the project to fall through I was informed .by, a passenger in the I Forth that the company had expended already ?700,000 beyond tk?ir capital! And so you concluded, 1 was laid hold of by the grim monster death, with the yellow fever, as his minister?because a lazy hot September, and a busy cool i 'ctober, had passed away without your hearing from me! Did you ever near o! a man catching a bad cold by sitting along side another who had one? Did you ever know of a child, of three yeara of age, who wouldn't cry for nothing 1 I >id you ever hear of a broken gambler that wouldn't return to the " table," with the five dollar note he had just begged to keep him from starvingl Did you ever know of a youth, of eighteen, that wouldn't rather buy hie own experience, than take his brother John's (who was full twenty-one) for nothing ? Now when you meet with either of these, expedt me to take the yellow fever. Pshaw, will you northerners never understand the true na lure of the disease, that it haa no terrors whatsoever lor ine native or the resident, wno naa passea si* years without taking it. It is a popular error to suppose, that a stranger must have the. disease to render him secure. No such thing?a residence for a certain lime, will acclimate the subject just as well That straDgers.ia their first season during the warm weather, and so on, lessening the danger to six or seven years, are liable to the disease, no one will deny; but even this danger has been grea'Jy magnified, and the chances of death ensuing most absurdly exaggerated ; and as to natives and long residents?pshaw, again. What the deuce keeps alive a population of 200,000 souls 1 I forward this by a friend, who has promised to deliver it to your news otiicer, according to your request. I did thiuk I should have had the pleasure of sending it by our friend, Arnold, the dentist; but he tells me he won't go until May. 1 met him this morning in the calle Cuba, streuking it off at the rate ofeleven knots ; and as he passed, he muttered something about beautiful young lady half dead with the toothache, and a middle aged lady in despair for waut of a falss front in time tor the Countess cl F 's grand ball to-morrow night?shoit supply of gold leal, tools, Arc. Well I am in a hurry too.? Soadios. I will write again in a few days, with lata of localities; among other things, the custom house and its former and present government, bank projects, railroad nak, temperance, fashion and slavery. Yours, W. The Saturnalia, At length the inilleoium is at hand?the beneficent Bankrupt Law is now in full operation, and the first batch ot applicants made their appearance before the District Court on Wednesday, and filed their several applications for a hearing on the 1st of March. We annex the first day's list from the bankrupt oflicial gazette of Wall street. The Bankrupt Law will produce some Strang* disclosures?some strange fl'-cts?and some good pickings for the lawyers and newspaper proprietors. Calculating the number of bankrupts at 5,000 for this district, the advertising alone will, according to the " Rule 70," amount to $172,500?one-third of which goes to the " Courier and Enquirer," being $57,500 ?being something over the old sum of $52,000- The editor of the same journal who receives this sum is ~ ,1... V,,o. Unl?? <1,. .n.ilina nla W? . U. find the same name on ihe lint of managers for the great Dickens' Ball. It would, we think, be well for hiin to take some of this money and pay some of his poor creditors. Altogether, the great Saturnalia has set in with a rush. Success to them?here it is List or Ba*ari ttb?To Show Cause March 1. Edward Gorham Sturgis, James |Walson Webb, Edi Gentleman. tor. Augustus Zerega. Matthew Hopper, Clerk. Charles Tripp. Gerard C. Lester, MerWilliam 8. Rossiter, Com- chant. mission Merchant. James I. McDotrgall, Dry William Osborn, Merchant. Goods Merchant. George W. Vesey. Samuel Congdon, Clerk. Silas M. Still well, Counsel- John Lovejoy, Dentist. lor at Law. James Green, Dry Ooods Josiah Pierce. Dealer. Charles Sanford. Henry L'fman. Daniel E. Delavan, Hard- William L Klrby. ware Merchant. Benjamin Le Breton. John R. Wheeler, Auc- Albert L. Decamp, Clerk. tioneer. William W. Jones. Bradley 8. St. John, Cloth- Joseph B. Doe. ing Merchant. Jesse Bullock, Jr. Joseph Shannon, Commit- Alba Kimball, Broker. sion Merchant. George Baxter, Merchant Douglass Satterlee, Mer- Moses Heniiques, Brochant. ker. Charles Newmann, Mer- Joseph L. Joseph. Broker. chant. Solomon 1. Joseph, Broker. Wi.liam L.Pickering,Mer- John L. Oilliiand, Glass chant Manufacturer. John P. Van Epe, Merchant. Henry Churchill, MerJohn Moffat, Merchant. chant. George Atkinson Ward, Lemuel Arnold, Merchant. Broker Hugh Macfarlane. Francis H. Amidon, Hatter. F.dward M. Morgan, BroLouis A Brlime, Merchant. ker. John W. Fellows, Commis- Henry T. Morran, Broker. sion Merchant. Charles J. Gayler, Iron NicholasHaight, Merchant. Cheat Maker. Thoraaa B. Coddiogtoa, Mahlon Buckmtr, Coal Merchant. Merchant. Abal Harker, Mason. Robert Maloom, Mason. James W. Judd, Clerk. James Green. Kither Ames Fisher,Provision Merchant Bo7ja*a?The Boatoniane are beginning to quarrel inr ihp nnkOPUtnn nf ft/,.# a fpui iIau, arrn A private parly was given by pome small litterateur* to Charles, which a certain set of editors were not permitted to join. The excluded clique got angry, and are blazing away in fine style. This will furnish matter for a few additional Pickwick papers. When Boz comes to New York, don't let na fight aboat the possesion of him?let him be trotted about town by those who will oiler the highest premium, the amount to be given to the poor. Smct'lar Phoceeoi.vgs? Law?Wc sent our reporter yesterday to the l.nited States I>ia trict Court, to procure the names of the applicants yesterday for the benefit of the law. Permission was refused to take any list of names. Our reporter was, however, informed that after the publication in the official gazettes, he troukl he permitted to look at any of the i>eUtion*on payment of a fit of ten tent* each. We thought,by the constitution,all legal proceedings were public, and open to every one. It seems not. We think it is high time for Congress to look into the Bankrupt Law and pa-a soma amendments as soon as possible. A tee of ten cents to get a peep at a petition! Quite cheap! Banmbi'pt Law in Borrow.? We learn that there w as a perfect ru-h of bankrupts in Boston, on Wednesday morning, and before noon fifty-two petition8 for the ' enefit of the act had been filed. Others were standing in waiting. Ku'mt Hoaxes?The riot iu llagarstown, and the sickness ?muw the Allagasli lumbermen. Fast Sjiliss Shii .?The Pn bus, arrived yesterday from Chins, has proved herself a very fast sailer. She is a new ship, built at the eastward, and has been absent only eight and a half months from this country. She beat every thiug going out, and every homeward bound vessel. We think Captain Sumner has a fine ship under his command. A Ti. ... u........ i v...:. L.. n. n? iT?,n runnna ?uyuu mm ivrnxir ii^in ^ivrii up all hope ol revolutionising C mads, and turned awyer. We are glad of it. Bid a* the law u, it ia a n noli better buaiaess than the former. Loan Mom cm ?Tin* gentleman is now in Philadelphia. or Btxooa, Me?The total deaths last year reached one hundred and eighty live. (K7- We are requested to Mate that the Antique Work, " The Chrouioiaa ol' Kngland. Scotland, ami Ireland," publish* d in lo>7, noticed in the Herald on Tueaday last,is deposited (or iaipection and >ale with Mcssrs.Riell ft Atcul?rin*, at their Auction Room, and Gallery of Kine Art', corner rf Broadway and Duanestreet. (1(7- A Manic Mma? We wore much pleased at an occurrence which happened here ou Wednesday night. While ievaral hundred persons wera examining the mo del of Dublin, an Iriih gentleman present, about ftfty years of aga, pointed hit cane to a hanaa la 8t Francis ?l>rut, sad remarked that this was tha home la which he wa'born, and ho well lemcmlMired that when at the aga of at,out twelve years, lig played a trick en a girl who lived in the a>'.ioiuinghouse,(pointing it out.) '-There," says he, "ihe stood in that window with her head in the street, gazing at a dog fight cor ing off under her window ; I was mi my father's hou?e, Ht That window, which y on perrelvo was one story ahovo har'a. lowed her a gindge for slighting Me at a party the night previous, and I threw a welldireulsd bucket of water, which wet wri y hair in her head a* tfectually as if aha had been in the middle of the Atlantic. The joke afforded me muck <p>rt at the time, anJ the poor girl naver knew who w.i the anthyrof bar misfortune * "Faith end the knows now then," exclaimed a lady hut j -five years Of age, standing in another portion of the hall", "for I am that same girl, and a saucy spalpeen yon w as for serving me such a trick." A recognition here tuOU (dare between these quinism play mate) and thev had a hesrty-leugh over the miniature city of Ihe Irian The Meseem cantinara to bo well attended dming ihe day aad crowded at aight. A splendid per fotmauce takes place hereon Saturday afternoon next. POSTSCRIPT. WuklngtM. [ConvspoLdeoccof lh?H?r?H ] Washm?t?ii, Feb. 2, lftt2. Senate Piw??Ua|i?Exchequer Board? L Lectures?F. W. Thowm " The" Party. In the Senate, this morning, Mr. White, of Indiana, presented a memorial from the corporation of Michigan city, Indiana, asking for an appropriation to continue the improvements in the hui'. ef that plaoe. Mr. White supported the views of ihe memorialists, in which he contended for iue wisdom of liberal appropriations for continuing the harbor system heretofore prosecuted by the General Government. Mr. Clav spoke briefly, but earnestly, on the same side of the question. He insisted upon the constitutional right of the Government to make harbors, but, in the present exhausted state of the treasury, he was in favor of limited appropriations. He was prepared, he said, to go into a system of taxation which was necessary to furnish a revenue adequate to the administration of the government on principles of economy, and when the revenue was obtained he would go for liberal appropriations for all the purposes of common and national defence. The present let alone policy of the government, he said, would carry us back to the incapacity of the old confederation. Mr- PaasTon denied that the Federal Government had any constitutional power to construct harbors where nature had not already provided ?u i i .L.,< :i ?? micixi, *iiu nigucu iiit&i 11 iuc puwn woo cachi?cu n would moat necessarily be carried to a dangerous extent. This debate was continued between Messrs. White, Presto*, and Clav, till half past two o'clock, when the memorial was referred to the Committee of Commerce. The Senate then took up the special orders of the day, being the joint resolutions of Mr. Clay to amend the Constitution. 1st. To render Senators and Representatives ineligible to any civil appointment under the authority of the United States during the term or fractional term for which they are elected. 2i. Restricting the Veto Power of the Presi dent. 3d. To vest the appointment of the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Treasurer of the United States in the two Houses of Congress exclusively. Mr. Bocharan took the fl?or, and spoke for nearly two houre in reply to the aiguments of Mr. Clay, for restricting the veto power, when the Senate went into executive session. The speech of Mr. Buchanan was very able, much more so than that of Mr. C ay. This proposition to amend the Constitution is looked upon as an absurd one in itself, but at this juncture the movement is injudicious and unwise beyond alt previous exhibitions of legislative folly. 1'. h supposed th at Mr. Clay will not press his proposition to a vote in the Senate, but, if he should, there will hardly be a dozen Senators in its favor. Ths Report of the currency committee of th e house can hardly be expected before next week ? This work is one of great difficulty and delicacy, and'if any practical result is to grow out of it, there must be great caution and deliberation in every movement. No good of any sort can arise frt m precipitation ir? the premises. Indeed, it may well be doubted, whether further delay would not be beneficial to the object desired, and sought by all honest men?the settlement of the currency question. In the present position of parties in Congress, no wise or salutary financial measure can be adopted, unless there shall be adecided and general manitestaof the public wish to that effect. The popular sentiment in the northern, middle and southern Stales is, no doubt, favorable to the establishment of some such plan as that recommended by the Executive. This has been generally indicated at ine norm, ana to some extent at the south, but there must be a more positive demonstration ot public opinion, or the expectations of the people will be thwarted by the factious designs of men in Congress If the whigs, with the power in their hands, permit this question to remain open, and thus give the democrats the opportunity to go to the people on this ieeue, at the nextrlection, they will deserve to be in a minority (or the remainder of the present centuryThere have been no recent developments of the intentions of the whig party,in reference to the administration, and every thing remains in the same state of confusion and chaos that has prevailed here for months past. The President is self poised and undisturbed. He discharges his duties faithfully, and conscientiously, and for the vagaries of Congress, the people will know who to hold responsible. There are several active and efficient societies in this ci'y, organized with a view to the promotion of literature, science and the useful and ornamental arts, and they embrace among their members some of the finest minds in the country. Lectures are delivered almost every week, some of which are equal to any of the great efforts in your city, by the most distinguished men in the nation. Mr- Woodbury made a capital discourse a short time since on the subject of education. This gentlemen is eminently practical in all his views, and his lecture was replete with valuable suggestions Mr. F. W. Thomas delivered ao admirable ^lecture on Oratory last week. Mr. T. is the author of that excellent novel, Clinton] llrsdshaw. and many of the best articles in some of our popular periodicals, As a writer, he has no superior in this country. Ilis style is flowing and easy, and while it is perspicuous and concisa To habit and close observation he unites a keen sense of the ludicrous, mnch dramatic power, a miud well stored by diligent and judicious reading, and a knowledge of the world, most rare for oue of his opportunities. Mr. Thomas has a poem, and a series of sketches of incidents of individuil character, and habits and rnanuers in tinweft, which it is understood he intends to briu out at the earliest moment that shall be warranted by the state of business in the country. He has in progress a work to embrace biographical portraits of most of our distinguished living politicians. There is hardly a man in the country as competent to sucl^an undertaking, and it cannot be doubted by those who know the man, that all his production* will be of a character to increase his stock of well earned fame, and do credit to the literature of the nation. There wsa a great social party given by the congressional mess boarding at Kennedy's, in the Avenue, last night It was Ihr party of the season, so far. The mess consists, in part, of Messrs Sevier and Fulton, the Arkansas Senators, Judge Cross of Arkansas, Gen. l>awson of Louisiana, and Col William C. Bu'ler. A full description hereafter, j One of the mo*t amusing incidents of the evening, was to see Mr. Buchanan, the grave Senator from Pennsylvania, and Mr. Crittenden, late A'torney General, figuring in the same quadiilie. To oue who had seen these gentlemen in an animated hut liberal argumentative contest on the flj;r if the Senate, this saltatory contest was exceedingly amusing. Wa*Wa|lon. |Ceire?pee4eeee of the HtraM.j Washihotoiv, Wednesday, Feb 2. John tlnlnejr A da me' Contempt. The I louse of Repreaentaliver devoted the whol of this day to the cave of Mr. fcx-Prr?idenl Adams, which has already occupied nine d*yn of ih- ?ession, nod ia likely to occupy several more before it is fully disponed of. Some disposition whs ninnifr?ted tu lay, the whole rubjrct on the table, tha' the other biMtnesa of the House might be proceeded with ?but after a calf of the Home, the proposition was negatived by a majority of 112 to 80 A majority of It#7 to 89 also negatived Mr. Gilmer's motion to lay Mr Adams'resolutions on the labia, and they then came tip in their order. The first resold ion was in the follow in/ worda : fftss/rrW, Tha* thr Trrsidtut of the Unit*. I Statfv h> re<}.* ?tl t i-aiut U b* Co In no a. ic .\l* 't ly this flenie it not >? otnpioil.U wuh ih? puMic interest, t.api nf th? toirevpaalis v; cf ihv n-| 411 noot of State ?uJ tfca Minittef of Or**t Britain , alsoa ith ihj> (i.irarsor of tut 8tate of *?uth Caroh"J1 ">'h w? 8??JoImim..? Judas oftU SttpraMS ( ourtofihe Usiud dtstes rrls u,* to u actor acta of the t.r,. stature of 8ou-h Co ofiaa. the iapritooacat of coInr?J perMOoarrteiuclroa abroad in the ponaof that 8tste -?! , ol tt>* set or tea thca<?|e?*. *?d of any oAcial oetuiontneca bjr the raid Judje Johatou of the uacooaUtulioaallty of the a eld acta. The adoption of this resolution was opposed by Mr. Holmes, Mr. Pickens, and Mr. W Smith. It was opposed because the information for whicn it called was not pertinent ami essential to the defence of the gentleman from Massachusetts, while it would necessarily renew an excilemcut which nil must deplore. But it was supported by Mr. Wansen and Mr Adams as both pertinent and ntrrwa ry, to which the latter gentleman expressed his willingness to make oath. The debate was cnt short by the call of the previous question on the motion of Mr. Morgan, and the resolution was adopted by a majority of 97 to 96 The second resolution was adopted by a majority of 96 to 84, in the following order H?oU?d, That the Secretary of the N??f he requested Id communicate to ihii Houta copies of ifce prnfedinp of UM Naval Court Martial, recently held for Um trial orCapUia William Comptou Holloa, ei d i f ihe precedm* Court of IhSuirjr upon whote rautrt Ike ?ai<J Natal Court dirtiil wii er? cred. AUo, coti<* or all tieep'i cliee rec?*i?ed at the DepartnMotf^u baae Hull, late com?.auier of the touadrou or the United Htatee in the Mtdiu-Tjuean. r porting the proceed tjw* of that t quadron eoneequcut uuon the receipt of a letter er letter* by the laid commander ?l the *1ladron from Andrew SkeTeaeon lite Mioieter of the Untied State* at the Courtef Urcst Bril?|*(hcr ?ith copiM of auy such letterorletters ??tar. coysti of all laitruitiiiiie frua 'he Navy Depart on ut I* Um aaie coinnufer of the aju.tdroa, or to hi* successor io Uts eomoovi, coueeqiMni uptu ad rrialuif to there triasaelioue. The succeeding resolutions, after some debate, were laid on the table by a majority of 111 to 64. They were/as follows: ? Tha? the PreohUat of the United ItaUa be ro^Tl^i to coiaaiua cate to thta House, if net incomp.itibte kJ'k. i fti'4 f?PT ofaor letter or letters wn'tea bv him to Wlliam Cost Jo iuioo, re aiiug t* the rale of the House ticludingfrmn terrpn n pctitioosofsay kind from aar portwa of tba people of Uio Called States, or to the ere or r of the saul WttHam Coot John>00 in the lotreduetiea eudeotsali-hment of tbst rate. RttolvrH, That the Prr sideat of the Hailed States be requested to inform 'hie House ah ther he ever aulhotised Hi arjr A. Wise to ffirta in hii place tl.a' htkntu- the fresideat was in favor of the rulee or aujr rule of the Heaee eve I u Jim any elsea of potitioa , resolutions, or oth-r pipers, iocludtm reeolutione of State Legi.lntures, from reception. Before, howerer, that disposition was made of them, Mr. Wise made an ineffectual attempt to append an amendment to them, te extend the call te any information that might be in possession of the Executive or any ef the departments, touching the charges said 10 have been preferred by Mr. Adams to Mr. Jefierson again*! the Federalists of New England, of a design to di solve the Union. The Speaker decided that (his amendment was not pertinent, and therefore not in order; but Mr. Adams intimated that he would raise no objection to it, if offered at a subsequent stage of the proceediags in a separate form. Having attained so much 01 his object, Mr. Adams expr.- sed hie obligations for the compliance of the Hou*e, and declared that during a public life of 60 or 70years he] had given ample strong, clear, and unequivocal proofs of attachment to th&unionof the states, and that he had presented the petition whicn had originated this discussion from a sense of du<y, but with an unconquerable opposition to its prayer. ~ Wnat he had done he had done under the obligation of his conscience, and if the majority of the House were of opinion thai he was not entitled to the assertion of th.t pi inciple, he must go on and defead himself; but having called for information which was necessary for his defence, he supposed the House would give him time to obtain answers to the resolutions, btforr they proceeded to a decision. Mr. Somen again essayed to get rid of the subject by moving its reference to a select or standing committee, to consider and report what action it would be proper to take in regard to it. On this motion Mr Gilme* was speaking wires the House adjourned, leaving the whole subject lor further consideration to-morrow. All interest, however, in this' business has disaooeared. and now the only anxiety is how, with credit, to get out of the dilemma iu which the i louse has placed itself. Baltimore. [ Corrst poodeuec of the Herald ] Dai.Timobk, l'eb. 3 18MS Ma. EniToa:? The Holiday street Theatre opened last night most brilliantly. Applications have already beeu made for the benefit of the Bankrupt Another currency meeting was held last night iu ihe Square, but it amounted to juat nothing ? There is really nothing new. Philadelphia. [Correspondence of the Herald. | t Philadelphia, Feb. 3,1842. Our currency circle* arc considerably more disturbed to-day than yesterday, in consequence of several letters having reached the city frum Harrisburg, stating that the bill requiring an imasediatc resumption of specie payments, would past without much opposition or delay. The following is its substance:? Section first requires tho banks to redeem their notes and other liabilities in coin, on demand, instant, r, on pain of forfeiture of their churtrtK. S c. a prohibits th* Treasurer from re-issuing the " Relief " issues, and requires him to receive th* m in j> ij inent of all dues to the State a proper account cf time notes to be kept by the Auditor General, that seldom* ut may be made with the banks issuing them. the. a extmpta the bsuLs that issue the " Relief "issuts liom receivii g the saase in payment of debts due to them, or from redeeming them in specie; but when they are presented to any bank to the amount of one hundred ilelUra, the casnhr shall draw his order on the State Treasure, who, if ne has not funds to meet, it, is requited to issue to the holder n certificate bearing six percent interest, w hlch interact shall be made pay able uti the I-toi April and O.uber la . every year, Lilt ihapriu.'ipai is paid. Sec. 4 ptovideainr forfeiting the charier of any bank that relures to pay specie, which is by s. tting lofth the fact by aitid-vlt to any Common Pleas or District Judge, who cites tho mid bank to appear within live days, aud il the truth of the affidavit is made to appear, tho Sheriff or Coroner, if la vacation, take* it at once in charge until the next tem of theCouit, when trusters are appointed. See. requires the trustets to be sworn, and notice published of their appointment. See. 6 provide* for the sale and di* bunement of the etfecti of the bank by the tr'iftee*, subject to the order of the Coin t. Sec 7'authorhes the Court to discharge the ti listers whin the w hole proceed* ni wiBuaiikaiB uiiimrtrd. str o loneiis me cuarrer of any bank that shall, after the pass.ige of thil kill, iliac or pay out. any other paper than iti own, payable on demand in gold or silver. Sec. 9 require* icttlementa by the Bank* on tho firat Monday in every nontli, and fu ih a* thall rnluic or fail to pay its balance in coin shall oifeit its charter Sac* te prohiliiti corporation! or individuals from or putting in circulation any note, bill, check or paper to circulate as bank paper under the denomination of five dollars, under a penalty of five hundred dollars ; and, if a corporation, a forfeiture of charter. It also enjoin* that this provision shall be y-ivea in charge to the > rang Jury by the respective Com Is of Quarter Sessions, and constable* arenquiri-d, undi r penalty of $40, to ieturn, under oath, the name cf any p ison whom they shall know to have violated this notion Sec. II proliibita stockholders, residing within tw enty miles, from voting by proxy, and all stockhoidi i* whose stocks are hypothecated, from voting at all St c. IS requires quarterly statements from cashiers, show ing the amounw loaned, circulation,specie on haml,dc)Hiaita, with the nam a of theirdebtora,end the sum owrd by each, which shall be open to the inapuctiou of stockholder* under a penalty or fire hundred dolUis. Sec. 13 give* dividends unclaimed for two years to 'he iviitk?, after advertising them for aix year* aucceilively Sec. 14 requires the bank! to receive their own note* in payment of lichtl* See. Ifc repeal* all law a that claih with tfais bill. It ia nH publie'y known that any iff >rt* are sow making to enanre a speedy payment of tho State Interest; though since the appearance of the hill in the Legislature, requiring immediate revumption, I understand tha". the banks are willing to make the loan require d of them by (iovornor Porter for that purpose, provided resumption can bo postponed till August At that time another half year a interest will bo due, when I tepp?.?? the banks will be re.dy to bargain for a longer lima.? Out upon aneh temporizing. A projret i< on foot at I! irrisborg to ea ab i?h a State Sub-Tre sury It i* true tho money l> now all gone, but tb?a it will be icady ha ease we should get any more. Could'nt wait for the ltuiikrupt Law. Twnlnaadred itosmvm's yesterday p. ?<ed through ihe mill, paying each, on nn average, debt# to the amount ef jJft'UO; thus wiping out ?bl scares to the amount ol two hundred tbouaau'l dollar# Mr Lyel, the greet K iglisli geologist, opened a course of lecture* last night. It waa not eery uliifMtnrr. The business is Stnc!;? ! -day was quite large for this city, and tineiallv at an advance in prieea. Stale Fire* rose 1, and Kt 'ling Railroad 1$. Diac mnt on the iwper of nnr broken banks *aine as jesterday. Exchange < n Nt<i? York 6 to 7 per et premium. Sp?eie7 per cent. Mr Hsbenham. or Gforitin, yesterday introduced lo the House the Hon h r A Goopei and t ie lino. Mr Colquitt, memhri' eieci from that S'ate, and fhky were qualified, aid tro't tlrrrr seats ? /.f. /H 3