Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 9, 1842, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 9, 1842 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. w York, WfdiimUy, March 9, 1999, To Medical AUvertUara, The Lanett now prcaent* the beet medium of addreeiinK the medical profeiaion. It* circulation la nearly three thoueanJ ropiea weekly, and ealendi to every aeetiouol the Union. Publishers of medics! woikf, surgical in trument makera, dentists, he., cannot ftud a more dm table and useful vehicle for their announcements than this popular peiiodical. Pruggiatt in tha city cannot in any other way so effectively address country apothecariea, a great number of whom are practitioners, and ubaaribers to the Lancet. To physicians themselves who wish to dispose of their pra rocure assistants, or form partnerships, the J*.n i't aMiirda unequalled opportunities of extensively Communicating with their professional brethren. To professional young men desirous of obtaining situa'ions, the same facilities are ottered. The virion* medical aahools and colleges throughout the Union?conductors of private hospitals and infirmaries, he. should also avail themselves of the advantsg.?thus presented. Th< lancet now cirsulatss in every considerable city and village throughout the Union. hDvERTiiivti Tiaui:?One square, one insertion, fl *?; Each additional inacrtion, ?i; prrinBnra,?ji?. uua column, cat inicrtion, $10; each additional iuitrton, per annum, $60. Bill* ititched in on moderate terms. Three thouaand copies requited. Steam Ship Caladonlaj It is now pretty ceitain that the Caledonia had not reached Halifax last Thursday, for had she, the Unicorn would have been back to Boston ere this. We ihink the latter has, therefore, sailed for Kogland. It i6 our firm opinion still, that the Caledonia put back to England, or into some port in the Western Islands. We shall continue of this opinion till the Acadia arrives, or till we have intelligence from Loyal to the same date, thence that the Acadia will bring from England, namely, to the 4th init. This opinion we have formed after a careful examination into the facts relative to the lose of the President, to the recent gale, and to the several logs of the Liverpool The State of the Couetry?Congress?The oa _ *? Tonlaleiiirea Tniw Minis fnll II f* 11 . It is really painful to every lover of his country to nee the conduct of the members of Congress, the S'ate Legitlatures, end our City Council, during the past winter. With an empty treasury, the nation baukrupt, several:? tales bankrupt,and almost every city in debt, they seem one and all determined to do nothing to benefit the country at iarge, without respect to party. They appear to be all alike; there really seems to be very little difference between the whigs and locofocos; they are all quarreling, and fighting like children, calling each other all sorts of names, criminating and recriminating, passing a law to day, repealing it to-morrow, and apparently doing all they can todtrange and destroy the business of every honest man. Congress has been in session three months What has it done for the benefit of the merchant or mechan:ct What has the Pennsylvania Legislature alone 1 Made a law one day and unmade it the next. What has our Legislature done T Gone on a junketing' party to Boston, to congratulate the people there for having taken away the trade from New York. What has our Common Council done 1 Quarreling like school boys, and leaving their seats in a passion and the board without a quorum, and so stopping all public business. now, we am an seneiuie ana inarpenaesi men, whether it is not time for them to pause?cut loose From all parties?turnover a new leaf, and select for our city, 6tate. and national legislators, pure, honest, s nsible men, who will legislate solely for the common welfare of all?the greatest good of the greatest number?without respect to any party whatever. Or. Nelson end the Stnyvesant Inatliue? Medical School? 'Take Care of Number One." The most fashionable maxim of the present enlightened day is?"Take care ol number one!" This must be a good principle or else it would not be so universally adopted as a rule of human action. Kotten banks "take care of number one," regardless of the interests of their ill-fated victims?political quack-doctors "take care of nurber one,'" and care not how many thonsaads they roll up in bloody winding-sheets. Colleges of venerable grey-beards can also "take care of number one." The learned Faculty over which the illustrious traveller,-before whom Lemuel Gulliver and Thomas Thumb, make themselves scarce and vanish, presides with such urbane dignity, have considerable reverence for this profound and philosophical principle. We wifh to givH every one his due, and we therefore do not h? si.ate to say that the venerable Professor* of the Stuyvesant School ol Medicine, have a very decent re* opect for the important duty of seIf-preservation. Jn fact, we begin to entertain considerable respect for the sagacity of Dr. Mott and his coadjutors ? They're not silly. No! They are not, and we can natidactorily prove our confident assertion. How? do let ua hear 1 Well, some months since one Dr Nelso*?a name somewhat known in the annals ot the Canadian straggles? arrived in this city. He had tor many years attended to a very extensive practice in Montreal, and his humanity, skill, and benevolence had gained for him the veneration and love of all classes. But with many other excellent jnea Dr. Nelson was driven from his country, and obliged to seek shelter here. The reception with which, he met from his professional brethren, was marked by all that warm affection and disinterested kindness which so remarkably characterixe the enlightened physician? of New York. A number of Dr. Nelson's friends requested him 10 deliver a series of lectures on nhvainWv?? mi,, t interesting sod important science, which the dry arses of the Stuyvesant establishment very considerately deal out in homopoMhic dosej to their students. Dr. Nelson applied to Dr. Mott As Co. for the use of a room, in which to deliver his lectures, and was politely refused. Why ? The learned Fa culty " didn't wish to create any dissatisfaction amongst their students!" Kind and sagacious Faculty ! ordinary men?weak mortals, ignorant of the value of that glorious maxim, " take care rf number one," wou'd have granted Dr. Nelson'* request. But the gentlemen of the new school have arrived at the years of ditcreiion?in the expressive language of the vulgate, " they have cut their ye teeth " They knew that " comparisons are odiou.V' and with paternal regard for the mental rapose of their pupil*, they exclaimed in tones of heartfelt emotion, "We guess as how we won't let rival lecturers come here!" Are not the members of this Faculty wise in their generation 1 Have not they the nse of their faculties 1 But after all, we would like to have Dr. Nelson's lectures. The attention ol the nuSlie isstlaa beginning to We directed to medical science, the in- ' terest of which cornea home to " the bosom and bu- i ainesa" of every individual; physiology is a moat important branch of that science ; it ought to form a part of the education of all young masters and misses; and a more competent expounder of it, than Dr. Nelaon, cannot be found Come, Doctor, we're glad to find that the Slnyvesanl savans are all alive to their own interests, and that althsugh age has somewhat dimmed their physical vision, they have yet a clear apprehension of " numb) r one;" bat we want your lec'ures, and there is the editor of the Lancet ready to report them, and give them to every one of his three thousand subscribers! Prcsiowttial Movbiscsts.?Ex President V?n Buren was to leave Charleston, on Thursday last, for the interiorSix D\r? Later from Brazil.?Through the kindneaaef Cap am Drebert.of the brig Isabella, we hare received a file of the Jornold do Commercio to the 20ih January. All wi* quiet ia Baliiaon the 2lit, and ia Mirao hao on the 7ih. Money waa eery tight ia th" latter j?rorince. Excitbmnht id LjcsrjiT?Thb ?w McLeod Arrtu Elc-lifad? A PaiceT Manairi>?a?b ohkat Commotion.?We have the following additioua| particulars relative to the recent all'tir m Lockport. The arrest of Ilo^aa, and the proipect of another excitement which inay convulse the Union and seriously affect the intercourse between Great Britain and the United States, were tempora iljr eclipsed at I ?- o irniibr sal a />Kararlnr uiKaIIu rl.fLMut ?on? which concerns the "church" rather more than it dots the "'State." While ihe "lloi(an affair" was under examination in that place, it was suddenly discovered that the Komua Catholic Pastor of Lockpnrt (the Rev. Mr Costello) hud actually been married secretly last September! contrary to the canons of the church. The lady wluse marriage with the clergyman oc casiuned the difficulty, is aaid to have been a Mies Mary A Jeffries. The knowledge of their union seems to have been suddenly made known or suspected on the 3d inst. The fact ol the secret marriage, we are informed, was not denied when charged on the reverend gentleman. On Friday morning, as we hear farther, a large number of persons belonging to hia church surrounded the dwelling of we Rev. Mr. Costello, and de* nianded the money in hia possession, which was alleged to belong to the society. Mr. Costello then sent for the Sheriff, and delivered the funds (said to l>e about ? 1,000) for depoaite in BankAfter deposiiiHg the money, the Sheriff returned to the houae of Mr. Costello, and remained in it to protect person and property against any violence that might be offcrsd by any of the indignant throng. For this information we are indebted to Pnmeroy & Co's Cxpress?by which we are frequently laid under obligation for late news from east and west. | w?r. ?? tnes, cunauciur 01 mat express on ttiia cccasion, informs us that the feeling which prevailed when he left Lockport rendered it not improbable (as some said) that the sheriff might be compelled to call out a force to guard agaimt breaches of the peace, either in this matrimonial matter, or oh the llogan atlair which threatens to bring thi8 country and Englaud once more at loggerheads,as in the case of McLeod. The story, so tar as the $4000 are concerned, is doubtless exaggerated by ramors. Aid it is to be hoped that further investigation will show that the charges are oiheiwise unfoundedSir Allan McNab.?This somewhat notorious individual spent three dsys concealed in the neighborhood of Brooklyn, last week ; and Irft for England in tht parktt ship Oxford, la?i Thursday, under the assumed name of Captain Johnstone. He had a narrow escape, and no mistake. Dr. Rolph, of Canada, was with him, and sailed with him. jnaciukod the seco>d, iielbased.?n appears that the Judge at Lock port, before whom Hogan was brought on a writ of habeas corpus, released him on the ground of informality in the warrant. But we cannot find out whether the populace committed any violence on Hogan, after his releaseThere is no doubt he was one of the Caroline gang. A Strasoe Stohv.? Sepahatiow or a Maw awd his Wire ?We glean the following details from the Westchester papers and our private correspondence, relative to the strange separation of the parties named, and about which we can make neither head nor tail. It appears that Mr. Miller, son of the rich old gentleman who owns the saw mills at the foot of Laight street, in this city, about seven or eight years ago married a niece of Mr. Wells, the rich old gentleman who owned the large granite buildings corner of Wall and Pearl streets, and owned 300 acres of land at Yonkers, and nearly all that village. MrWells, determined to do something handsome for his niece, it is said, gave her and her husband, two years ago, a note of hand for #20,000, payable three years afte* date. About four weeks ago he died. Mr. Miller and his wife (the niece) came on from New Jersey, where ihey lived, and attended the funeralShe remained behind a few days at Yonkeif, and he reiurned home. Soon after he reached hom?, news reached him that acme one waa circulating a slander about him that he had forged this note for $20,000 lie immediately returned to Yonkers, demanded the author, and demanded hia wife. She either refused to return with him or her friends refused to let her. He sued out a writ of habeas corpus to get the body of his wife, and the judge decided she was free to go with him. lie then took her up gently in his arms in the Court House,earned her out and put her in the wagoa ; her friends interfered, and he knocked one of them down- Finally they got her away from him. In connection with this part of the story we have the following proceedings of a meeting at Sing Sing:At a numerous and respectable meeting >t the inhabit tauts of the village of Sing Sing, held at tba Eagle Ho- < tel, on the i veiling of tlie third of March, to expreaa their opinion of the events in the cafe of Mr. Charles K. Miller,? ho had sued out a wiit of HabeaiCorpua to I recover the possession of his wifa, who hai been for i some days at the late residence of Mr. Samuel Welts, deceased. Captain Isaac C. Smith was called to the Chair, | H. B.Todd and J W Worth, were chosen Secretariea. On inition, it was resolved, that Mr. John Barlow, Russell Newell, and Joakin Urmy, bo appointed a committee to draft resolutiona txpreasivo of the sense of the ' meeting. I At the reqtif st of those present, Mr George W. Crofut I gave recital of the affair ai it took place, and according i to bis observation. The committee having retired tor a short time, on their return presented the following resolutions, which ' vnrn rat Oil * n (ha maalinw hv (Km 6.>arnl?.? ?* ? - Kt. That there was nothing in the opinion of thia meeting in the conduct of Mr. Charles F. Miller, after | the liberation of hia wife by the Court, that wa* not perfectly justifiable a< a matter of right on hia part, and roniiatent with moat kind feeling and due forbearance toward* her. 91. That housed no unneceaiary riolence in taking her away from the influence of thoae, with whom the ( bad been resident , 31. That In the matter of Mr. Mill* of White Flain*, whom he prostrated at a blow, they think he eserciaed but the natural and juat right of a husband, in protecting a wife from the uncalled for interference of one who wa* endeavoring to arparate them. 4th. That thia meeting are of opinion, that Mr. Charle* K. Miller, showed unueceaaary and great forbearance, in d> itiitirg from the attempt to keep poaaestion of hia wile, when others chore to inteifere, ith That thia meeting deeply deplore the issne thus far in hia attempt at the recovery ol his wife, bat that they would encourage him by all legal and lust mean*, to routinne his endeavor* to obtain his lawful righta, and to contend for thnn to the laat, as a matter that concerna itin dearest uim most loved interests or man, and espe cially in this land of liberty and freemen. I 6th. That in hit intercourse with and by hia conilnct daring hia brief acjourn among the inhabitanta of this place, he hai won our aincere regard, and we believe he anerita our do-prat ay mpathiee. Itwaa then mired and secor.d<-d that theae reaolationa 1 be accepted and adopted by the meeting, and the motion waa carried unanimoualy. On motiou, it waa reaolred that a committee of two be appointed to wait upon Mr. C. F. Miller, and requevt hia ( preaence at the meeting. In accordance with the rrqurat, Mr. Miller entered the meeting and waa received with mnch warmth. It waa morrd and ctirried that the above reaolutiona be read again in the preaence of Mr. C F. Miller, by the Secretary, which waa accordingly done. At thecloee of the reading of the reaolationa Mr. Miller roae. and made a touching and eloquent appeal to the people, and returned them aincere thauika for the interest taken in hia caae. Ordered. That theae reaolationa be aigned by the Trelident and Secretariea of thia meeting. ISAAC C. SMITH, Chairmen. IUvst B. Toon, ) _ J. W Wobth. | Secretaries. Since then, we learn that Miller has heen arrested on the charge of assaulting hia wife, and lodged in the jail at White Plains, where Matthias once was. He refuses to let hia friends bail him oof, and siyathat his wife shall release him; although he a'tarhea no bUme to her; and she, we learn, is de- 1 votedly fond of him, and saya he was ever a most ] kind husband. . Mr W ella would make no will?because, he said, like John Jacob Astor, there were endless law suits ' about a rich man's will. 1 Such is all we ran learn about this singular story, i We may be misinformed in some of the details. ' Will one of correspondents in Weatcheater be to 1 kind as to farat?h_ti? with all the farts in the case. , Good Ipsa.?It is recommended in New Orleans, 1 asa great adjunct to the temperance cause, a habit on the part of the part of merchants to introducing their respectable clerks into their families and thence into general ecciety. It wonld also be good for the * ? " To Um ItMkkoUtn of tke Illinois Lu< Company. Ia rsply to the m&ay anxious inquii i* e as to the progress made by yoar committee ia settling the uf fairs of tho association. 1 have the plsucnrs to in form yon that the basis of a final arrangement with me geneml agent hat been established, which will leave in the hands ol the committee for distribution about $3;),oo?) in good contracts, and nearly 800,000 acres of unencumbered lands lying in the military tract in the State of Illinois, recently valued by the public assessors at $2,000,000 The committee are in daily expectation of full reports from the office ot the Association in Quincy, and having aent to the Directorain Philadelphia for certain booke and papera, they will proceed immedi. ately on their receipt to prepare a tariff of distribu* tionfer an equitable division of the whole property among the stockholdera. It is my impression that the business of the association may be ready for settlement in the courae of rixty day*, when the stockholdera will have an opportunity to draw liads in the ratio of their respective shares in the capital stock ef $1,460,000. Aluxande* Hamilton, Chairman of the Stockholders meeting and member of the committee. The Credit Svstbm.? In Barrc, Macsa lady with a sweet face and remarkably tempting pair of lips, entered one of our chops a few days since, and after cxamiaing some small articles, inquired the prioe of a nice piir of mits. The shopkeeper had almost lost himself in gairitig at the ruby portals ihmuirh which ram* th? lihU maaittal " Mi??" said he," you may have them for a kiii." "Agreed," replied the lady, the blaah on her cheek eclipsed by the sparkle in her eye; " agreed, and as I see you give credit here, you may charge it on yonr book, and eollect it ia the best way yon can!" Smiling enough on the confused clerk to pay half the debt, she pocketed the purchase, and tripped gaily on. Selling out a Masonic Lodge.?Signs or the Times.?We are requested to call attention to the advertisement of Mr- Thomas Dell, the auctioneer. He sells out to-day all the paraphernalia, ornaments, trappings, dec. See. of a Masonic Lodge?(which one, we know not; why, we know not;) which have been removed irorn St. John's Hall to his store in Ann street, to be sold this morning. Such materials in the hands of such an auctioneer?for he has more wit and humor than half the men in this city? and that's a great deal for us to say?are sure to open rich. Chables Dickens, Esg ?Tnis distinguished gentleman, says the Philadelphia Chronicle, yesterday visited the Pennsylvania Hospital, the oldest institution of its kind in the country, having been founded by William Penn. M*. Maitit.?This celebrated itinerant commenced his course of lectures at St. George's church, Philadelphia, on Monday evening. Ma. David Dorhance, long known as the keeper of the United States Hotel, in Philadelphia, died on Monday morning last, alter a protracted illness. Papers ikom Boston.?We are again indebted to Harnden & Co., and Mr. Milliken, of the New Haven Express, for Boston papers in advance of the mail. City Intelligence. Burg last, Riot, Rape and Assault and Bat- i test.?A number of rowdies of the genus "bull- > terriers," made lorcible entrance into the house kept by a woman named Eliza Logue, 19 Thomas street, i on Monday night, and after abusing and as nulling 1 her, commenced the destruction of the furniture on < the premises. The watch was called in and caught | two of the rogues, named John Thomrwon and i Thomas Brown, who were taken to the lower police i and held to bail in the sum of $500, to answer the i combined charges of burglary, rape, riot, and assault 1 and battery. i Fashionable Rowdtism?The vicinity of Church < and Leonard streets was yesterday afternoon the < scene of one of the most disreputable riots that has v lately been enacted in this city. Soma ten or twelve t young men, who had been partaking of a dinner, ? with its accompaniments, or the accompaniments 1 without the dinner, while parading dewn Leonard 1 street, attacked and beat, in an unmerciful manner, i a poor, decrepid, colored woed-sawyer, who was t engaged in earning his small pittance by his hard f labor. They then passed to the house of defamation 1 kept by Julia Brown, and, on being refused admit- | tance, crossed the street, and attacked a cordwain- 1 er, who was standing en his own step, for the crime c of being in his shirt sleeves. The leader of the gang J received quite a strapping from the shoemaker, and ( for the purpose of defence drew a sword cane, which was knocked from his hand by a by-stander- A conflict then ensued, during which a colored man was stabbed through tne wrist, and an attempt made ' to stab a woman that w as accidentally brought into '' the aflray. Assistant Alderman Adams, of the Fifth i Ward, was then called, and, with the aid of officer j Cockefair, the two leaders, who were the principal ictors in the scene, were arrested, taken ?o the police office, and placed in the Tombs for a night's F lodging The persons arrested are sons of one of r the Professors ol the Medical University, whose ?, aaroes we omit nntil the examination and commitmeat has terminated. a Strongly SvsrwrrxD.?A man named David ^ Cochran was stopped in the street on Monday p night, by watchman Baily, with a coil of rope, p which it is suspected has been stolen. The rogue and the rope can be seen at the Tomba. p Aw Amaloamationist im Limbo for tiif. iecowd e riME ?As officer Bowyer was perambulating in 8 Fulton street, about 9 o'clock on Monday evening, his attention was attracted by the waddling, mincing r gait of a strapping she darky, whose appearance excited suspicions that she was of "no good." Upon P obtaining a view of the supposed female's face, he a perceived, to his astonishment, that the animal was _ the notorious Peter Sewally, alias "Beefsteak Pete," . known as a gay deceiver ol those whose amalgams- ll tion propensities lead them in search of woollry n heads with shining phiz. Bowyer immediately 0 pounced upon the rogue, who made fight and was .1 not conquered until Billy" brought him to his proper understanding. The rascal was sent to the ^ Penitentiary lor six months, and it ij hoped that p nhn Brown will tnine him before his time is r.ut. Officer Bowyer is entitled to much credit tor taking upon himself the responsibility of arresting and * securing this beast in the shape of a man- a An IttrORMKR Caught.?On or about the Sj inst. t a pair ol pantaloons and a black dress coat, valued p at ?20, was stolen from the house of John Donnell, 550 Greenwich street. A reward of ?10 was offered by Mr. Donnell for their recovery, and a few days ' since a man named Ddward Rice came and claimed s the reward, stating that he knew where the goods could be found, and that they were in the possession of Cornelius Dougherty, tailor, of Orange street.? Officers Clark and McGrath, immediately took up the business, and on searching the house of Dougherty found a pawn broker's ticketjiwmed'from Mur- ' phy's, in Catharine street, where the clothing was found The circumstances were such as to induce a belief that the theft had been actually committed bv Rice, who, it is supposed, sold the articles to Sougherty. He was, therefore, oommitted to prison in company with Doagheriy. RprrlaJ Sessions. Before Judge Noah and Aldermen Balis and Lee. Msacn 8.?William Henry and Jacob Williams, blaeks, were tried for siealine a eoat from the store of Samnel Wateibury, 60 Bcekman street ; Hoary was found guilty sad sent ap for six months, and th? latter discharged. Peter Boyle, for besting a negro named Jobs Riker, was sent up for six months. Cornel.us Butler, a negro, was found gailty of stealing a quantity of nutmegs, oakum, ite., from Messrs Marsh and Hawkins, his employers, and sent up for tha like.time. John Dnnn, For stealing several turkirs, geese and ahickens rrom John Jones, of 811 Broadway, was sent up for isxtty days. William Knowland, a lad, for stealing i boanet from James Votey, was sent to the Hoisa >f Refuge. William Sjeles and Charles Raakin, >|acks, wera tried for stealings number or iron hiares from Mr. Isaac C. Van Wyck ; Rankin was tent to the City prison for sixty dys and Sales dissharged on promise to go to sea. Mary Thompson, ulsek. for stealing n bed from Robert McRee, was discharged. Horrio ikftmittism is Riuhmoxp?We learn from the Star of the 5th instant, that on the evening I t PWiooe, the atable of R. L. Jsbr waa art (on fire I and destroyed, and that fourteen homes and a cow I I perished in the tiara ee. ' < POSTSCRIPT. _ WuUDItM tCurri>p??*n? of tkm IImiUJ Waihikotoh, March 7, 1812. Proceedings In (he Senate?Romors and Office-bolder s. In the Senate, this morning, Hon. Leonard Wilc x, Senator elect from the State of New Hampshire, in the place of Mr. Pierce, was then qualified ai J t.x>k his seat. Alter the presentation of petitions, reports were present* ii Itom commit ess, and several advorse ken from the table, and concurred in by the Senate. Mr. Skvieh introduced a joint resolution to pro- j vide for die op.K'intmtnt of a board of three commissioner*, to adjudicate the claims oi the Cherokeea east of the Mississippi river, under the treaty

of lt?15and 1-56. which was read twice,and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. On motion of Mr Woonsuay, it waa resolved, that the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to lay before the b^nate a schedule of the expenditures for the fourth quarter of the year 1841, in a form similar to that adopted in the statement annexed to hie last annua! report for the first three quarters. The bill for the establishment of a Board of Eqchequrr came up as the special order for this day. Mr. Tal s remarked that he did nst wish that this bill should interfere with the resolutions of Mr. Ct.*r, and had therefore risen for the purpose, and made the motion to postpone the consideration of the bill till this day two weeke. [<he 21st of March,] which mot'on was agreed to. The District Basks. The bill to revive the provision of the act allowing the banks in the District of Columbia to receive and pay out the uotes of non-specie paying banks, came upasths order of the day. A dmnwisinn arose, which whs continued UDtoths hour of adjournment, without disposing of the question. Daring the last week two or three paragraphs were published in the Madisoniau containing some pretty distinct intimations to certain men high in office, that they were suspected of perfidy tswards the administration, and warning them cf the consequences. These paragraph excited some curiaaity here, and the speculations were various and contradictory as to the individuals aimed at. The conversation, on the subject, at the capitol and in the streets, was amusing and occasionally instructive, as indicating the wishes and expectations of men of different parties. For a day or two the general impression seemed to be that the admonition was directed to a couple of members of the Cabinet; hut reflection and a more carefnl perusal of the paragraph excluded that supposition. Then it was thought that the assistant post master general, who in the appointment office, and two or three heads of bureaus, who ought to have been removed a year am kiiH hppn Amt+o1ot\ inonm^ of f h f?i r mishnndur.t: dut there wu nothing definite or precise in the language of the Madisonian, and the conclusion finally arrived at was, that it was merely blowing up in the abstract, without intending to alarm any body in particular. What the facts are, however, is not known, but it is currently rumored that there are to be sevenl changes, and shortly too, among the heads of bureaus. That the public interest require such changes can hardly be doubted, and when the Pre side ut becomes apprised of the fact, he will need no prompting from any quarter. But his multifarious and most onerous duties so engage his attention that matters of this sort cannot at once be investigated. The character and conduct of the officers and the condition of the branches of the departments over which they preside, can only be ascertained after much care and scrutiny. (During the ast administration, flagrant and monstrous abuses were practised in the Indian departmenr, the whole :ountry rang with the accusations?every species if fraud and corruption was charged and proved ipenthe agents of the government in this branch if. he nublic service, and thus far but little has been lone to punish the guilty. What portion of the touae attaches to the Commissioner is not yet mown, bat it is hardly possible that he can be kept n office after the affairs of the department shall be horoughly investigated. One thing is certain?no ederal officer, no matter what may be his station, lis talents, his reputation or his services, will be >ermitted to hold a place under the government, to ong as John Tyler is at its head, after the slightest legree of malversation shall be proven against him. ^delinquents of every grade may as well be premring for removal. Honse of Representatives. The business of the House to-day has been disinguished by the characteristics of past days?soemn trifling; it was small in amoant, and small in mportance. Amongst other things, Mr. Everett ntroduced an amendment to the apportionment bill, vhich was ordered to be printed. Tee amendment irrpases to strike out 68,000, and insert 60,391 as the atio of representation, which will give 305 mem>ers, and no State lose a representative. The plan cecmpanying the amendment proposes 70,680 as tie ratio, which will give 217 members. The pro oauioR to remove me aeons irom me nuusc 01 ivcretentatives, was thrice made and thrice rejected; sme other important business papers were presentd, and the repert of the committee en the contiat nt expenses of the House was taken up. The first question was on the appointment of a lommittee on Printing, who shall determine what apers and documents shall be printed, on which nd some singularly inappropriate amendments, inch time was consumed. The resolution was ul* mately negatived. Many other motions were lade, and either negatived or declared to be out of rder. At length the House went into committee of tie whole on the state of the union, and resumed tie consideration of the Civil and Diplomatic Apirepristion Dill. The residue of the day's seseion i'aa consumed on an appeal and points of order, nd the House adjourned without having transacted ny positive business besides receiving and ordering o be printed- Mr- Everett's amendment to the Aportionment Bill, reserving a report from the Rerenchmeni Committee Respecting extra allowances o the officers of the Army, and a memorial proptinga plan to prevent the explosion of steam boilers. Baltimore. [Correspondent:* of the Herald.] Baltimomk, March 8,1842. da. Editor? Yoa hare a number ol occasional correspondents n thia city?1 therefore de< m it due myself, 'Roderick," to any a few worda in reference to the natter. My paipoae haa ever keen and ahall coninne to be, to giva auch information aa is baaed on rath, aaeh as ia of general utility, and may be relied m. Saints, it is said, have fallen from the regiona >f bliaa, and ao finite man, if he do oceaaioaaliy err, nay be exenaed. Rat your Raltimore renders are nformedthatl hare never, daring my coraeapoalence to your or any other journal, communicated my thing that 1 should be either ashamed or afraid o acknowledge in person, face to face if occasion cquired it. My business ia to write for money, md yours haa been to remunerata ma liberally. 3at once only hare I departed from the signature if " Roderick," and that was the letter of the 5th natant, signed "O. P." Thia was dome for lorelty aake aad no other motive. These vhn lend themselves to the breaking down tf that ihield which protect* honeai poverty arc nt the gentlemen of nature. Their poisoned arrow* are impotent, except that they rebound and ?alay the arm that icnt them forth. "Young thickens go back to roost," and calumny return* eith interest upon it* anthor*. Your correspondent " Lttx" in Sunday's Herald, las written an uncalled for paragraph at the e!oa* >f his letter, dated wrongly March SB, where he peaki of a eaitiii wgi|tatnt. It ia a fabrication devoid of either wit or good laate. Be it understood that yoar r< gelar correspondent, " Roderick." haa ao knowledge ol an* communication ftM BdtimtNMwpt iknt overliis tiratlin,uid that he disdains writing any thing disparaging about private affairs or private individuals, except they have been monstrously notorious. Prudence nut be the guide ef a letter writer. Mue Clifton's benefit took place laat night. She had a very fair house. She has become a great favorite. A large meeting of the reaamptioniaU took place again laat night, in the Square All wentoft orderly. The celebrated fourteen hundred reaumption committee have chartered steamboats, and will repair to Aaaapolia once more to day, for the parpore ef encouraging reaumption. Many of our bank* already pay out sraa'l q jantitiea of ipecie, aaa matter of accommodation- It ia rumored that they will reanme of their own accord before many day*. Thia, howevea, admita of a slight doubt. ^Oae hnndied head of beef cattle were io!d yesterday at $4,50 a $6 per 100 lb*, aa per quality. 1 quote wheat nominally at 106 a 110 centa; earn, yellow, 61; do. white, 49a 50; rye, 70; oats, 40a 42; clover seed, #5,75 Flour baa fallen to$5 37\; wagon price, *6. The provision market ia dull, and without change; whiskey, 19^ centa for hbdr; bbla 21. The bankrupt petitioners yesterday were:?John Dawson; James Crawford, Jr., merchant, and Wn. R Jackson. The Naval Conrt Martial convened again yesterday, when Lieut. A.ii. Gordon appeared before it and heard the charge* preferred against him. It will be some days before the case is gone through with, after which other* are to be brought up. The western papers of the Idteat date, inform me that the State Bank of Illinois has as good as gone by the board. Railroad orders to day are 40 per cent discount. Exchanges are easy and without charge. The resumption bill was under consideration at Annapolis yesterday. The weather, after a day of eloude and rain has become bright and charming. Yours, most respectfully. Roderick. Philadelphia. [correspondence or tbe Herald.1 Philadelphia, March 8,1842. The Biiumptian Bill? Disagreemcnl between the Judg(i of the General Sessions ?Reception of Box. Dear Bewwett? Still are we without auj definite knowledge on the subject of the Bank Resumption Bill. Yesterday the majority of the Court of General Sessions held Willis H- Blaney, late one of the officers of that Court, to bail, in the sum of one thousand dollars, as an accessory after the fact, in certain extensive burglaries committed by the notorious Williamson, alias Webb. This judgment was delivered by Judge Doran, having been concurred in by Judge Conrad. After its delivery,the Fresideut, Judge Barton, said he dissented, and further stated that be had not been consulted by his colleagues. This is a queer state of things, and would seem to confirm the rumors in circulation of inveterate hosiility said to exist between the members (f the Coust. A sort cf fatality has aeemed to attend the personal harmony of the members of thisCourtfrom its creation. For some time personal hostilities were kept up by Barton and Conrad against Doran, and vice versa. This belligerent relation of the parties was maintained for some months, and frequently exhibited to the amusement not only of lh? bar, but of the spectators. Since the death of Judge Hopkinson, Conrad has deserted Barton for the camp of the common enemy, er else been surrounded and captured. Judge Doran is an Irishman, and capable of doing that aamo. However, voluntarily er otherwise, , Judge Conrad is now doing service in the ranks of ( his former opponent against his old associates, i There are many stories out in relation to this mat- | tor of difference. Among others, that both Barton aad Conrad aspired to the post vacated by the , death of Judge Hopkinson, (amusing idea) and hence a rivalry, that has apparently disturbed t their personal relations. There are some very | funny anecdotes in circulation in reference to the Court, some of which 1 may communicate. Boa to day received the young men " with hearts * in their hands," who requested, some days since, ' the honor of shaking hands with hi n. The scene came off at the United S ates Hotel, Col. Florence j doing the honors; and althoogh not costly, can , be said not to have been ridiculous. The idea of a t hundred or two men parading in front of a man, giving him a pump-handle shake, and then darting out el the room without saying a word, was rather ' broad humor, and Boz must have so considered it. i The Girard Bank officers, it is nndersiond, have t given np the hope of ever retusci atiog that col- , ?ern, and are about to leave the present costly ] building for a cheaper one on Walnut street. Peace te its ashes. Cast night the beautiful Mrs. Shaw, of your city, was announced to appear as "Constance," in the " LiOve Chair," but at the rising of the curtain, she was not forthcoming, and Mrs Sefton was snbstitu- ( ted, without any lo.-g, I have no doubt, to the audi- , ence in the performance of the part. , . The transactions at the stock board were Tery light, at prices much the same as yesterday. No bank s-osk were sold, and rcry few of any deaerip- , tion offered. , P. 8. The western mail is just in. Tne Senate i has passed the resumption bill 21 to 11. The Hoase < will pass it by a large majority. I Yours, &c. Wa*r. J Trenton, (Correspondence ol the Herald.l , Trenton, Mareh 8,1842. ! Editor or the Herald, Sir, i The bill toabolish imprisonment for debt which i passed Council last week, (the outline ol which 1 J furnished you on Monday,) has this afternoon, pat- i sed the Heu?e of Assembly by a rote of forty to ' eight. The bill will hare to go back to Ceuneil in < ordcr.tofhare the assent of that body to certain unimportant amendments made in the Assembly, but the bill will certainly become a law during the present week. The law^will take effect on the 4ih of Jnly next So you perceive New Jersey intends to keep pace n ith her Sister States in the march of humanity. Yours truly, W. Appointment* bt thr President.?JosephG. Cogswells, of New York, to ba Secretary of Legation of the United State* at Madrid. JohnGrubb, to be a Justice of the Peace, in the county of Alexandria, in the District of Colombia. V. S. District Court. Before Judge Betts. Man. 8 ?1The Court gave decision on the argument presented by J. H. Patten,Ksq and Joaebimssen,in the case of Zarega, touching the lirhts of foreign creditors in relation to bankrupts The law, it observed, made no distinct on in this respect, and persons residing abroad had the same recourse, personally or by agent, as that poss? seed by our own citizens This case presented all the objections in respect to the law, contained in the others, ' end are now disposed of, except so far as relates to J some mieor points in m iking a schedule,which will t pronaoiy oe decided tnis forenoon a Tbeunei of petitioner* whose terra for silver- a tising had expired, were then called, and 23 passed to a decree. Martin Morse wa* opposed by Miehae) Donohoe, oa the ground of holding a note for $2000, and not being mentioned in the schedule Bernard L Simpson was opposed by Jacob J. Lissak, and Myer Chrys'ellnr by the agent o^Newstadt k. Bitnetr, Binningbam, Eng , as not basing folly stated their creditors. Horace Plympion was opposed by Jos. Dupreand Billiet I^andrr, et fil?-and Horace D. Forbes bj Tbeopbilas Peck and Fiedler Sl Dntilh for imperfect scbednle and improper preference; and Mark Cornell by Jo* W aires, Jr. and Elihn M. Rrintn-.ll,on account of an issignmeat toCbam berlin in 1836, not presenting a correct statement, and endeavoring to defraud his creditors. United States Circuit Ceart, Bt fore Judge Belts. Mauch 8.?Patrick C- Martin, one of tba men bronght home in the Dolphin, charged with an attack npon the Cap ain of the brig Ciccro, oa the coaat of Sen bles, in Jnne leal, was tried end found gnilty. Martin wee part owner of the vessel, bnt went on shore end bed a quarrel with two of ihe sailors (Brown aad Wallace)?Brown returned to the brig early, and prisoner and Wallies did so between 10aad 11 o'clock at night One of them wonnded Brown, and the Captain attempting to assist hian, wae stabbed in the neek by the prisoner, whossfcosdact in the affair, seemed unaccountable. Wallace afterwards killed Brown. The captain and cook took the boat and went on board an English vasaal, aad the mate lowered himself down and atriB ashore Prisoner. Wallace, Davidson aad another man then went off with the vessel, bnt she was broagkt bsck by ihe Indians. Wallace escaped. Davidson (who was also brought back in the Dolphin) not appearing to be a participator in tbe'outraee wa* cleared without heinr nr,?ni?^i? the notice ol the Grand Jury Court Calendar?Thle Day, Cevav er Common Pirn?p^rt i, at to o'clock AM ? Noe. II, JA, 87, 89. 66 29. 46 33 , 78. 77 . 78. St. 63. 86 Fart 2, at 4 o'clock-Neo. 38, 172,68. 82,98, 112, 114, 128 198, 190,193, 194, 196, 194 980. | Theatrical, Multll, Iw. j Pah* thratm ?The glorious old Park Theatre h*? taken a new leaae of life. On Monday the School for Scandal waa played, in one reaped, is a euperb style. All new sreuery (rich in the ex / ??u niiiwiuiiuriiis. ii wiii a rich treat to see this fine old comedy brought out u it ought to be; the dreaaea and costumes to tuit the time in which the scenes are laid. There waa a great deal of good acting in the piece Chippendale's Sk Ollvtr was a capital piece of acting. s? was Fisher'* Crablrtt; and Mrs. Vernon'e Ah $. Condour. Mrs. Wheatley wanted force. Jo eph Surface waa badly played. Abbot, as Chorlea, w ts not well dreaaed. 1'lacide, as Sir PtUr, was # xeelferit; he never plays any thing badly. Miss Cashman did not walk well in the earlier scenes; in the library scene she waa very good. The rest were so-so. Where were B-irry and Wheatleyt List night London A hoi ranee was played, and went off with great eciut. Trie present Grace Harkaway i* a chaiming creature ; an 1 is precisely what the majority of the readers <1 th< play would picture Grace to be. She is fast improving, and will soon become a most excellent active. To-night the School for Scandal again. The Dolly Sfasici Bill ?Several very wor tby and kind hearted mm li.ive determined to give a brilliant ball, under the above title to-morrow night at the Apollo, iorthe benefit of Mr- Williams. Tiiis latter gentleman is one of the best actors we have in the city in his line, and is greatly respected by all who koow htm (and who do not?) for his many, amiable, and social qualities, and unobtrusive demeanor in private life. This ball will be one of the most brilliant affairs of the season ; and will be very superior to the Box Ball for the beauty of the ladies who will be there, and the comforts of the supper table. The Misses Shaw's Cokcebt ?On Thursday evening next, Miss Mary and Miss llozina Shaw,, the gifted young ladies whose successful debut in tha musical world has created such a sensation in Philadelphia, will make their first appearance before a iin.iwiicuwuiiaciuu ui iae society Library. These ladies are in the first blush of woman* hoed, and their extreme youth and beauty, added to their high scientific accomplishments, render them the most interesting candidates for public favor who have made their appearance here this season. Their concerts were attended by crowded and fashionable audiences in Philadelphia, and we are confident that their career will be atill more brilliant and sue* cessful here. If our anticipations be not fulfilled we will foreswear for the future all faith in the influence of youth, beauty and talent Cathajs Theatre ?The int<*rst in the laughable pieces in which Jemmy Tw itcher appears, seema rather to increase than otherwise. The house each' night is mere intensly crowded with admirers,whose propensity for fun is by no means diminished. Ib addition to the Golden Farmer and Mob the Outlaw* the amusing piece of Monsieur TonBon is offered for this evening. ihe naniens were 10 gne a concen ai naraora last evening. Tiit Highland Ball, far the benefit of the at^K_ ing operatives of Paialy, is postponed till the 18th inst. See advertiseni'afWmt India Royal Mail Steamzbi.?Aa it will afford important information to our numeroun readers, we mention that letters can be sent by the Clyde, which is to sail from this port on the lOtn, to any of the British possessions in the West Indies. Letters should be therefore forwarded to the Postoffice Agent, No. 7 Pine itreet, on or before the9th. Letters to all other places than the Britishponsen ions must be prepaid in New Vork; letters also can t>e forwarded to the Pacific Ocean by Panama. 09- Chatham Theatre.?The fame attractive enteraiumenti that have nightly drawn crowded houses, are innonnced for performance thii evening.?John Seltoa ippearing ai Jemmy Twitcher ; Mr. Hield alas appears,as Tom King in the amnaing farce of Mods. Tonson, lupported by N. Johnson sa Monr. Marhlean,Mrs.Blake is Madame Belgarde, and the rest of tho characters by he strength of the company. 57" The Medical Board of Havana have examined and ip proved of Dr. Sherman's Medicated Lozenges, and ad* nitted them in their practice as standing articles of aalicine. Such evidence of their worth ought to satisfy he most skeptical of their truly valuable qualities. They ire fold at the warehouse, 106 Nassau street; S Ledger Juildinga, Philadelphia; and S State street, Boston. 09- The reader is requested to call at H. Newall'a So. 144 Chatham street, and examine hia Patent Elastic Heel* for Boots : they are certainly a great invention. (D7> We would particularly call the attention of Groieraand other* to the large (ale of Manilla Indigo, to take place thla day at 11 o'clock, by Meaara. L. M. Hoffman k Co. ..ft?-. Some men write to keep up excitement, and pilar ill their hopea on inducing men to act under it. If wa judge by the fulaome and diag lifting traah they offer, wo nurt suppose that they hare aet down mankind for foola, and go in thamaelvcs, to see how much they can make ?ut of folly and ignorance. We are not yet prepared to think the maaa of men foola. We wiah to appeal to aenlible men only, and if we cannot convince the moat intelligent claaaes that what wa aay are facta, and no faney, and auch aa they matt admit them, however reluctantly, then let them aet na down for duncr a. We havo no time nor room to diaprove theorin, and ao we come at once to fact*. At 71 Maiden lane, in th i city, we know a Mr. Dalley, who haa invented a aalve that operatea apparently with aa much certainty and rapidity in cnnngall burna, acalda. and aores, and taking out all pain and nntillng, aa did the aacred mandate of our Lord and M after (we aty it reverently) when he commanded the lama toriieaadwalk. Now, ifthiaii so, it if worth atteation, ind if not aa, we will consent to be kicked out of theeom ? unity. Soaaya Mr Dalley. New York Evening Poet, October M. Agents are bound to refund in allcaaea where it doea not cnro. Promt Homebody to Anybody. {KT-Ye lovers of fun and good living, come uit te my muse' lofty *oer ; I'll dwell on the joya of our dwelling, In Bookmen street, seventy-four. Our breekfeeti ere joeial end hearty, The riandi at diuner are rare; Our (upper a beautiful patty, We meet with inch elegant fair. Of meat we have all lorte of dUhee, Well aeaioned, and all are well aerred; In tee ion we're ell lortiof fiihn, Freih, pickled, alive, and preferred. Oar grate full of coala all to glowing, The " horrora"it greatly diipeli; And yon are no great fool when knowing, Our comfort, to coma fer't y oursel't. Our hoit you will never perplex, D'r hoiten U'r ao good for T'i IOUNLEQXPreiiing my grateful 1 D'l Delight in eating and drinking,1 > In laughing, convening, and song: O Howe-wait, with rapture I'm thinking We (hall lire theie plenum among. L1L. 00- GaaaDJCAit'i CuttrosiTio*.?The simple uie of eretidjenn'a compoaition will linfaliibly eradicate danIr.tf, invigorate the growth, and gire a beoutifal luitrc otha hair. Tho application rf bit Patte guaranteea the ilfectual cure of" Xerotriaio." and felling olf of tho hair ind remove all cutaneoui eruptions ot the teal p. Coaultation every day at No. 1, Barclay atreot. 0O~ Hcwxa'Naava iko Boor Lirimirt ? Thepnhlie irebegmniag to appreciate this celebrated article. No aedicine erer had a greater tale, and nona erer batter UunaA It P.ruini liabla to iheumatio or narrone complaints, by uslngthis Liniment, to be found only at 1 Mai don lino, N. V , 8. Powell k Co. M CornhiU,' Botes, agents for the New England States, will find that it iccei* rates the slowly creeping blood,impels it with duo rtloclty thsoogh the veins?sires new vigor to thoton* if the nerves sso promotes those secretions which ore vqaired to keep the body in s proper state of health.? ;ts very touch " can still the throb of pain, and gild with -adsant light the sullen gloom of a sick chamber; k can lid the fragrance of deiiaht doom forth on the thorn of inguish 1 and not only sof en the harsh features of dilsase. hut scatter it with all its my rmidons to the four arinds of heaven. " Otp- Erdovirsph, a crlebratid Babylonish Magician, lanugdmnk a few glasses of soporific wins, had an ecitacy, which lasted bint several days and several nights, luring which his soul was transported to tha Elysian Kielda. Doubtleii this m j ?iic rtunage w*a floating IB in iDd(Kiil)abl? ocrin [ blindnring hi* soporific jour?ey; yet it dwindle* into relatire nothingness when :omn*red to the delight rxnerii-need '*y beautiful.bloomng, beaming broarlti with glossy )i|?, " rich in dy? u he clefts of the pomegranate," and forehead* high and jura a* the Parian dome, when the *npeffla*ai hair, ahich disfigurts theae wildly lancinating lip*, and imooth anJ upright foreheads ia permanently eradicated >j aaing Dr. Felix Oonraud'a Poudrea flnbtilae, which t accompliahea with eaae, safety and deapatah. To ha ltd at thoold ratahliabrd oflce, <7 tFaiier atreet. one loor from Broedway, and *47 Broadway, fl per bottle, far liat of agent* aae adeerti?rmer t. Jones'* Oil Cwanl c lrennln, ft?" Persona who adaairs a flue bead of hair, and do tot posaaaa en*, aboold try thia really raluable and eiclient article: w* have aeen many certificates, real >n< ?we hare heerd so many who hare used this, praise I, that we conecientieualy rrcommend it to the public i* the aery beet thing made to make the hair grow, oaan * hitkors. prerent it failingout. cure scurry or dandrl*, ind aire light red or grey hair a fin* dark look ; and it old at a price ao reasonable, we believe only only 1, > or 8 thillinga a bottle ; th it alt aboul I at any rat* try I. It is aeld at (mind you dont miitake the number) 13 Chatham street, at the sign of the American Eagle, taw all you bald heads. you beard leu, and you with Urty head* of hatr?try thla.

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