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NEW YORK HERALD. New York, Tuesday, March 39, 1944, Tkr Political H<tu1u|Im The Special Message of the President is the signal for another onward step in the great revolt lion which has been going on among the masses of the people since the accession of John Tyler to the presidency. The doctrines, principles, end policy avowed in that document, droit- a lint Utictm //? adwnniiUation and fAe ultra* of both faction*? ultra whigs and ultra locefocos- The issue is now u.rly presented to the people?and there is every appearance that ihi? will if un *md PfUflOUDCtf SCDtCOCf ot approval or condemnation upon iis merits In this city the ultra ? hig prints, such as the Coulter and Enquirer, the Tribune, and others of that ilk, are out in open opposition to the new policy, and denounce the r pea! of the distribution law with unmeasured censure I he a h >le policy ot the administration, now presented by the President, falls back upon the people, and must be settled in some way by their practical sense and discrimination.? Meetings will therefore be the order of the day, amoDg the people, from this period up to the next ejection. Nothing is to be expected of Congress. The Abolition W?ur In Texan? Sympathy fleeting In New Oileans. T'lP reornt Inminn nf T-?V,.. .I, army, ia three divisions, under Arista, Bravo, and Vasquez, coupled as it is with Santa Anna's anti-slavery declarations, has aroused the people of New Orleans, and they have held a iarge and iniluential meeting in relation to the movement. At this meeting some of the most iniluential men in New 0,-leana presided ; and they passed a series of strong resolutions indicative of their hostility to Mr xico, and their determination to assist Texas by every means in their power. The conduct of Santa Anna towards those Americana who were taken in the Santa Fe expedition was denounced ; and his alacrity in releasing British subjects, and not Americans, was pronouaced an insnlt and injury that called for redreasand atonement at his hands. The meeting expressed (he opinion also, that Santa Anna holds Kendall and others prisoners, in order to nuke them abide the result of the istue in Texas, and he was denounced as a remorseless and bloodthirsty tyrant. The whole conduct of Santa Anna in this affair is denounced as " an act insulting to the honor and dignity of this nation, and the people thereof, and against the principles of justice, interna'lonal law or common morality." And the meeting further resolved, that apart from the known barbarity, inhuman cruelty, and monstrous perfidy, ex , hibited towards the American captives in Mexico his holding them to abide the issue of his abolition war in Tex is, is such an indignity to the United States, and to its Government, as to justify an immediate resort to the most vigorous means in the power of the nation to redress. With a view to some immediate and strong action on this matter by the people of New Orleans and the South generally, the meeting resolved that, n consideration of these insults to the United States, and injuries to her citizens that it is proper for thoee citizens who reside nearest their oppressed countrymen, to take every opportunity to give them assistance, either by money, Arc., to them individually, or by furnishing aid to those whose success in an impending enterprise trill en'ttre the tame result ' This means, of course, instantly sending out ment money, provisions, arms, ammunition, clothing, Arcto asesist the people of Texas in their lighting the Tt. ...... ...u:.L. ?u:. ._ i? J iUCAitaua. uic n my iu nuitii ujip id iuuc UCJI1C 19 act forth in the two following resolutions, which will doubtless be acted upon instantly :? Resolved, That the Constitution of thU country recognize! the right of our citizens to travel wheresoever they please, and in what manner they think lit, and in what numbers they may d-em prudent, provided they do not embark as sn armed, organized holy, direct foracountry at peace with these United States, for the purpose of warring upon said country ?and that persons so leaving this country, for the purpose of redressing wrongs done their countrym?n, or indirectly to punish offences against their government, are performing an act next in |?triotism to the defence of their own toil from the foot of an invader. Resolved. That the Repablic ol Texas is at peace w ith teat of the United States, and it is therefore lawful for the citizens of this country to go to Texas in what manner and at what timet, anil in what numbers they think fit ; provided they have no hostile purpose towards Texas ; and that when they arrive in said republic, they have a right, and it is proper for them to do such acts anil things as may be conducive to their own good, the assistance of their fellow-citizens, and the ledretting of wrangt done their countrymen. A committee was appointed to carry out these yiews without delay; and in a few daya we may expect to hear of a powerful expedition, perhaps not leas than 300 men, leaving New Orleans for Texas, well armed and equipped. This meeting is undoubtedly but the first i f a series that will shortly be held all over the South and IVest, having the same objects in view. For, in addition to the grievances which the whole country have to complain of in the treacherous and cruel conduct of SantaAnna towards the American priso- | n<*re>, the South and West have reason to be alarmed in telation to his avowed determination to free all the negroes he may hod in Texas, and abolish domestic slavery there. The war which Santa Anna is now waging in Texis.may with propriety be called an Abolition War; for one of his principal ob jects, as avowed by himself in undertahjog this crusade against Texas is to set free all her negroes ? One project also to induce the blacks in Texas to revolt aod join the Mexican Army ; and if they do. there will bo very little difference between tl.em in point of complexion, and the majority of those now in ths Mexican ranks. These facts will have a powerful influence on the men of the South ; who will never consent to have Texas on their immediate border, as a tree State, for the escape of their negroes at the South ; being ye1 a more dangerous neighbor under those circumstances, than Canada or the North, and the result will be that the whole of the Southern and Weetern States will commence immediately to contribute to the assistance of Texas, and send out money and men, and munitions of war ; and they will continue sending them thither until tha Mexican army is driven out of Texas. When this is done, the question is, what will the S.OOt) or 10,090 men who go from the United States to tight this year, do after the war in Texas. Will they return to the States 1 We think not. Will they remain qaietly in Texas ! We feel sure they will not. Will they enter Mexico! That it very probable, especially if they number 8,000 or 10,000 strong. And in this care, if not before, Mexico will apply for, and receive the aid of volunteer troope from England; this with other matters will bring or government into the mele~. Then France cannot long remain an idle spectator, And therefore Ihis rpeck of war in Texas bids fair to be the nu cleus of a very pretty quarrel, and perhaps a general fight all round. Attacki 01* Bisitor Hennas.?We are not the friends, advocates or supporters of Bishop Hughes- 1 We have always disapproved, in the strongest terms, of his interference v ilh politics, to far as he indicated himself by appearing as an orator at a certain political meeting last year, lounded on the school question. Bat while we oppose the Buhop on these grounds, we cannot by any mean* approve the gross, beastly, shocking attacks upon his character whic't have recently appeared in certain newly established prints These attacks art unjustifiable ? lurbarons, and entitled to the uttermost scorn of | an intelligent people. Srsiio Trade.?Look out for the spring western trade, to begin on (he 20th of April. Then the ca- 1 nnls will be opened. (Kb Lord Morpeth has gone to Havana, to sea i ihe sweet south and smoke a segar. An Explosior.?Ool. 8 on# it ou' against the Pie- ) sideat's Message, and| says he feel< like the sailor f who was thrown into th < air by a b.rrel of ignited ( gunpowder, saying?' what the devil will be done j, next V j GREAT MEETING OF THE ANGLO-SAXON RACE IN THE PAHK. A Ch?w*x ro* CoonHcianno i" Tiiif Captain John Scott, of iVraoiW, in Motion. Know ill mm by theae praaent*. that I, John Scott, Captain of the Coon Hunter* of VermMt, call a public eeting in the Park, for thi* alt urn ooa at Ira o'clock, in order to prepar* an expedition to go to Texaa, and hunt for oooaa?intelligence having boon recciv ed that about 14 OtM) tat one* hare jiat been diicovered in th# wood* of that republic. The neutrality law* of the United State* urn at be rupected?no interference between Mexico and Texaa i* permitted?but everv man ia called upon, who ha* a iouI, to procure a good rifte, or othar ahootirg iron, and thirtj round* oi cartridge, to gat ready, ami take a crack at the coon* in Texa*. A coon committee will be orgauiaed, and proposition* made for another meeting at a tuture time. The Temperance Societiea ar* invited to attend JOHN SCOTT, or Vcumobt. CxfTAi* ix Tai Coon Riroa Coara. Great Texaa Meeting In the Park. A fix fee;, stalwart man,fiom the Green Mountain.', I . I . . . ... Lttiiou > esieruay wnn trie above notice,and desired us to publish it, for the benefit of Texas. The coon hunters are called upon to assemble in the Park this afternoon, about five o'clock. The a:ranger from Vermont assured us that the expedit.on is not intended to take -any part in the war between Texas and Mexico, or to violate in any degree the neutrality laws of the United States, which is at peace with the governments of both.? It is simply an expedition to hunt coons and squirrels, which have become very numerous of late in Texas Captain John Scott, of Vermont, who calls the meeting, is a well known coon hunter from the Green Mountains. It is told of him tha1 he went out one day in the woods there, and found a coon in the limb of a high tree. CaDtain Scott in siantly up with his rifl*, and was going to let fly, when the coon, very considerately, held up his paw and asked a parley, thus? Coo*?Avast there, stranger; is your name Scott 1 Cap tais Scott?The name. Coos?Pray, is it John Scott 1 Ciptais Scott?Certainly it is. Coos?Captain John Scott T Captais Scott?Yes; what of ilt r OitW Hup if waii a pa P v nto n T.,U? CA?t? I've heard of you before. There's no use in firing ?I'll come down?I'm a gone coon. This sell-same Captain Scott now calls a great public meeting in the Park, this alternooa, to organise an expedition to go to Texas, and help to bring down from their trees, the 14,000 coona that have been discovered there. There will be some "gone coons" iaTexasone of these days. The Police of our City. A violent outcry has been raised by certain prints against the conduct of our police authorities in arresting a number of street walkers, whom they found peramoulating the city night after night, insulting every person whom they met, and disgusting the residents of some of the most respectable streets in the city. These p-ints have made the most flagrant charges against these magistrates and the officers without any justification whatever, and the tendency of their assaults is to cause every one to set at naught the authority of the police. How is it possible for the police of this or any city to keep order and preserve the laws, if the press comes out and abuses them, and libels them for putting in force the very laws ihey are bound by their oath of office to enlorce. But it seems that.as some o1 that very disreputable class of characters who were taken up, have established certain prints, the latter feel bound to come out and protect them by abusing (he police. Let any one recollect the slate of Broadway and Chamber stieet, and Warren, and the various corners in that neighborhood, for some weeks past, and how dangerous it was for a respectable female to pass for fear of insult. Why, even in Paris such disgraceful scenes are neither tolerated or witnessed, and the poor degraded creatures that are wandering about and annoying every body, ought , to be taken before the proper authorities, and, if r .? .? "?/ ?? , not return to their haunts ofvice. The nuisance spoken of is one that has long j called for redress at the police; it has bee* demand- ' ed by the respecte'de inhabitants of the neighbor- J hoods that have nightiy bee* infested with these , people; and instead of being libelled ka?d abused therofor, the; police deserve the thanks of the whole community for their correct conduct in the premise?. Universally Popular.?The new State tax bill passed by the Assembly?a msvement that indicates that the principles of a right morality yet exist in New York. No repadiation here. New York State stocks will yet rise higher than par. Fine Arts?The Sprmo Exhibitions.?We understand that rapid prepatations are making tor the ( annual spring exhibitions of the original paintings of | American artists. It is expected that the exhibitions this year will pnmntid* as lorn* niimlms sk** ?* ? ? vv...r.-?v u iiuiuvV'l VI IHC TVVJIIhO 111 ^ICHl merit?in landscape?history?and other styles of paintings Several young artists have been engaged i for the year past on certain works of art, that we are satisfied will make a sensation. In this city, it is known that we have nearly two hundred painters of all kinds?many of them ordinary, but others giving indication of great talent and genius. Unfortunately, however, cliques start up to put forward certaia artists, and to put bick others with equal, if not greater talent. This state of things ought to be unravelled and dissipated by an independent press.? Can it be done 1 Ora.vi we or the Casals ?It is officially announced that the canals of this state will be opened fer navigation on the 2uth of April. A Street of Palaver?And so is Wall street. me urauuiui maroie tempi#, usen as (he (Justom House, is now complete?the granite temple of Mammen is also nearly so? and the Presbyterian church is about to be removed. Thus we go front change to change, till we fall into the grave, unheeded, unheralded, uaannealed, and unguarded. Srai-cc Beer ?We understand that this pious beverage has increased in consumption, many-fold, since the temperance and teetotal movement began against King Alcohol. Oae spruce beer manufacturer has quadrupled his sales within a few weeks , The teetotaler# are permitted under the pledge, to , drink spruce beer?or beer made of roots and herbs. ( Some sinners do say that a little rum or brandy is put into the beer, merely to qualify it for the stomach?but this story is a slander, and w indictable at common or uncommon law?we don't know which. t Cork to Ecrose.?Col. B. Boy kin, cf Mobile, ' ailed yesterday in the packet ship Roacius, with important despatches for the American minister in London. I Colonel B. is also charged ky the State of Ala- < bama, with the arrangement of her State debt, fall ing due this y?ar and in'44, in Europe. 1 We also learn that an agent for the Republic of Tor la Kan ?nru? in fKn coma i. s? 1 ??!. L - : - ..... .... m >.~ ?i? >n?ci, wiui iuc linen- j tion of encouraging men and mu*kete to emigrate to Texas. ? 1 M ail Steamm ? The West India Mail steamship t s?*em.' to be unfortunate. The Clyde went ashore ' and damaged?the ] ire has been lost, and th? Tweed ^ ?as we learned yesterday?was compelled to put ? intm Porto Cabello on the V> h ult, out of fuel? i having experienced a severe gale. j ?*t**m?hie Colombia ?This steamer had ant t reached Boston on Sunday noon- We thiak she a could not have left Liverpool before the 19th instant. '' la that cste she will not be due till the 4th of next ? month. h p lioiire to Hell.?The Recorder of Philadelphia 0 us gone to hell at last lie entered into one of the (| ashionable gambling h mses of Chesnut Street, vul I rally called a hell, cap ured the keeper, and held inn to bad. After this lie waike i into aaoth r, and lid tl e aim;. He is gotag to Lei! s'ill. It AtcWeat on (Ac Western Itnltrond. Mr. Editor, 1 read in yomr paper of thia MTiiif the followiog notice of an accident on the Western Railroad : ? Amothm Accipkut o.m thiWutiik Railrsap ?The ears run off the track on the 21at instant, near Choster Village, smashed two or three of them, badly fractured the leg of the engineer of the locomotive, and totaed Harnden'i Express messenger to a considerable distance on to a green bank Ought not there to be more care of this road 1 On the mornincr of the 2lst instant. I took the cars at Pittifisld, for the purpose of visiting the deep cut in the town of Washingtoi.aad observing ihe sublime scenery on the line of the road be tween that place and Chester village, in company with a friend. Owing to the delay of the baggagetrain, which vi' caused by the breaking down of the loeemotive, the pstsenger train was delayed an hour and a half at Pittsfield. On starting, the conductor stated that he would be obliged to make up the lost time in going to, and returning from Springfield, for he bad his instructions to make up sach time as migkt be lost by such accidents. 1 thought at the time that this was rather a strange order, and expressed my fear that the speed required might endanger the safety of the passengers. We proceeded at a very rapid rate, I should judge at least 30 miles per haur, for a great uortion of the distance between lMtsfield and Meckel, at which latter place I left the cars, and proceeded on loot along the line of the road to Chester Factories, wnera i cearu 01 me accident tnat naa nappemd eight miles below, and two miles from Chester Villiage. Ey means of a land-car, I soon reached the spot, where I found the engine ererturned a few feet from the track on one side, while on the other was the post office, the front part entirely smashed in, and the tender overturned between, and a little in advance of the other two. The accident happened wh-re the road had been cut through a granite rock, to the depth of several feet, and on a straight line ; and it was against this rock that the. locomotive and past office had infringed. The engineer had not had time to shut off steam, or reverse, and he was thrown violently on ouc side of the engine as it went over, fracturing his leg below the knee Harnden's Express-man escaped most miraculously, his car being demolished, and filled with the wreck of splinters, while he was unable to say whether he atayed in the car or jumped out?his impression was that he leaped out, bat in this he was undonbtcdly mistaken j'he fireman jumped off, and escaped with a slight contusion. The passenger cars were left on the track, the other cars having broken loose as they left the rails The locomotive was perfectly new, and this ..... r. :? u , j i.. ; u sr.. u_ I was iuc mil irip u udu iuiuc; it wdi w?uuiuiljr ! finished, and hs fine a specimen of the arts as 1 ever saw- On examining for the cause of the accident I found that abont fifty fett from the spot, where the wheels of the locomotive left the track three of the sleepers, or crossties had been undermined by water running under the read, and eould be made to settle two or three inches by the weight of a single rant To appearance the track was perfectly level, but when the heavy engine struck this part of the road, there can be no doubt that it settled down several inches. The sleeper next in advance rested on a firm foundation, nnd did not yield in the least to pressure. The conductor informed me that the speed was great, probably over twenty miles an hour; that it was more than ordinary was very manifest, from the ofTects of the oolfision apon the engine itself and the other cars. The manner in which the accident happened is perfrcly obvions, although 1 have seen it stated in aa Albany paper that it was entirely unaccountable.? Going with sach speed, the locomotive first settled upon the timbers undermined, then striking the solid portion, bounded up, as if a stone bad been laid across the track, and when it came down, the flange of the wheel struck upon the rail, on which it could be traced for at least thirty feet before it went off* to the left It is not uncommon, 1 am (old, for an engine, going at its greatest speed, upon a track of unequal solidity, to bound several inches from the rail Fnrtiinxtelv- the flinr* upon the right side, or such accidents would be of very frt quent occurrence. From what I observed and learned from others, I am satisfied that accidents will continue to occur upon the Western Railroad until the speed of going it very materially lessened. On the day on which the above accident happened the cart ran fifiy-four miles in two hours and ten minutes, including ten rtoppages, which eould not hare been at a much less rate than thirty miles per hour, which would bean unsafe decree of speed on aay railroad whatever Owing, however, to the nature of the country through which this road pastes, there are numerous curves, many of them quite abrupt, which such enhances the danger ef accident, and readers a great degree of caution an imperative duty, li is however bat an net of justice to atate, that there is do railroad in the United States constructed with as much solidity and skill as the one in question ? A person can read or write in the cars with nearly as much ease as in his study or parlour; and if tha sense of danger, which he now must feel, wore taken away by the reduction of speed, the nt phu ultra of pleasure travelling would be attained. L Adiji.vis rRATio.v Meltisg in Philadelphia.?A public meeting has been called in Philadelphia, to BUnonrt fll* Prrn<a 1 rJ?>nf on/1 kaafnn than noti?n wf n?s? gress. The call is signed by a long array of "respectable merchants- The work goes onwardServices or the Home Sui'Adsok.?The Razee Independence, and the war steamers Missouri and Mississippi are atill in port, and rendering important services, in a new way, to vessels in distress on our coast. It is said that those vessels are detained from going to sea inconsequence of the scarcity of marines and money. If the latter is one cause, why keep on board the Independence when there is no likelihood of her going to sea till the warm weather sets in, a pilot drawing pay of eighty dollars a month! It is very easy to get one of our New York pilots when the ship is ready, end theiefore we see no good rea son for paying out eighty dollars worth of Treasury Notes for nothing. And the pilot on board is not a regular New York one, and should not be permitted to take to sea a man of war like the Independence. a> iu me canny 01 saiiora detaining these three vessels is nonsense. There are already enough shipped to man the Razee alone, or the two steamers, and such being the fact why not transfer those of one vessel to another, and send her off to sea to be of some benefit 1 March Weather?This month "came in like a iamb and is going out like a lion." Yesterday and the night before the wind blew cold end strong from the northwest, causing some damage on the North River. Steamer Swallow lost her smoke and steam discharge pipes, the Westchester her ash-pan. And several vssels at the wharves were somewhat chafed. We have heard of nothing serious however. Sal* or Spi.evdio asdKlegvrt Fctvitobe.? Thomas Bell, the ready and efficient auctioneer of \nn street, will dispose of the elegant furniture of :he late David Graham, E*q , at 753 Broadway, this Horning A Hears r Laloh is worth a Score or Swhav.>L.. ir.il ? ?t_.i 1 .. .- . >?un>c win, me i?'j 14u111(i pu-iosopner oi we present age, gives another of hie Comical Lecturer, it the R ut^rs Institute this evening. To be instructed in men and manners in good; good is it aUo to laugh and grow fat. So to kill two birds with we atone, go to the lecture to-nijht. VI*. Editor There are tome thousand old musket* of differ* nt ratibit in thin env that can be spared to the [Yxitns?and could be bought cheap?for thejr are, hough good, uadefa under the United Statea reguatioa. Some cute Yankee will buy them up?at low iricee, and make a fortune by shipping them to rVxas and exchanging them for cotton. Any one vho will advertise lor muskets may purchase 3U00 1 a waek. Yours, Kit L'ahtridce. ?la. Lditor? A great exci'ement has been produced here by he news from Texas. A vast many persons who .re aaxious for employment on easy terms and wi|. ng to take their chance for fame, and a good tract if first rate land, are nrenarin* to embark for Teias nd will avail themseIves of me advantages held ?ut >y the government of Texas. I should not be eur need if ihe first veaael put ap for Galveston take* ut 200 paeseng* ra Some persons well acquainted with the number of riendii ot Texas, say that 2,U00 volunteers from the ' 'ted states will teudezvoua in Texas before July. Old Jacihto. SraAvsnir F *t*. ?We majr expect this stegaaer < tere to day, froon :he West Indies. I ARRIVAL OF THE COLUMBIA AT HALIFAX AND THE UNICORN AT BOSTON. HIGHLY IMPORTANT INTELLIGENCE. Parliamentary Proceedings? Rlbandlsm Ik Ireland? Depression In Trade?Ratification of the Right of Search?Treaty by the Pour Powers? Refnealof Franee?The Insurrection In Portugal, die. The steamship Columbia arrived at Halifax on Saturday morning last in safety She left Liver pool on the 4th of March ; on the 18th efter several storms, the broke her intermediate shaff; the fl< a'.s were taken off the wheels, her sails wtre set, and under them she went till the 25th, when her starboard engines were started, and under this, sh? reached Halifax She brought Mr- Cunard and 44 passengers, 36 for Boston. The Unicorn brought these latter on, reaching Boston, at 7 o'clock on Suaday night. She returns to Halifax April 2d. Trad* in terrible The Bank haa reduced ditcounttn 4 per centDate* from China to Not. SHU- Nothing newTeat had advanced l-2d per lb. money. The deliveries are lower, but a fair business is doing ? C >mprny's Congo* closed at Is. Ill 1 2d per lb. We have London dates to the 3d, and Liverpoo to the 4th instaut. In England the prospects of business are dismal at present, but the necessity of increasing the forces

in China is promoting employment for the army and navy departments. The Right of Search has been signed by the all parties, with the exception of France; she refuses to sign it at present. The Charter is in full force in Portugal, and the intended insurrection in Spain progresses. The accounts of distress in England continue to be as gloomy as before, aud trade docs not appeas to improve. The cotton market, how. ever, isjn a better state and the money market is easy. The bIIminers in pffiortr on/I nn?- la?" ? .-a- ... - ."6j uuu vui n ton meetings SlIII continue. PARLIAMENTARY SUMMARY. A tedious debate on the corn laws occupied the House of Commons during five successive nights, duiing which no new arguments were brought forward of particular interest. Mr. Villiers moved "that all duties payable upon the importation of corn, ntcal or dour, do now cease or determine;" when the committee divided, the numbers were the motion 90, against it 393 Oo the 26th ult. Mr Christopher proposed a higher 6cale of duties His proposition was that the'maximum duty should be 5j. higher th?u the maximum duty proposed by the government. The division was taken oa the question, and theforiginal proposition was carried by 3U6 to 104. SLAVE TRADE TREATY. In the House of Lords. 21st ult the Earl of Aberdeen laid the table the treaty of the slave trade signed by all the great powers of Europe except France. He regretted that he was under the neces ony ui miurimug uiair torasnips mat the ratihcation of the king of the French had not been exchanged with thoshof the other powers; neither was he able lo inform the house of the time when that]raiification might be expected. The treaty with France con clu ded in 1831 and 33, remained in full force and vigor. Right or Search?We learn from Paris that a delay of four months has been asked and obtained for the French Government to ratify the right of search. There is terrible work in Ireland^ A tremendous ribbon conspiracy has been discovered. The Great Western steam ship leaves Liverpool | on her next trip. France. The non-ratification of the slave treaty by France ! still engages the attention of the Paris papers. A great sensation was created in the French capital on Wednesday morning, by the announcement of the London papers that the slave treaty had been ratified without the participation of France. Los dos Morcv Miun, March 3?The abundance of money in the market, whieh can easily be obtained upon the deposit of the English stock at 3 percent, has caused a decided improvement in our home securities generally. Consols have advanced to 98 3 8 for money, and for the Account 89 e Q o.A u owli March 31, 2 o'clock? Our English funds remain steady, although we cannot quote any improvement io prices, which are now. Consols for money 80 1 -I sellers: do for account 80 1-258 Money is easy at 2 per cent. Le*no* Co** Eichanos, March a ?The boast samples of wheat realize Is. advance on the price of this day week, but other torts are without variation. Flour la a very dull tale, Ads to 6is ordinary and .AOs to t&s fine per quarter. LivcaroOL Cotton Miskit.?The sales of this w eek have been 33,190; the supplies, nearly wholly from the United States, AO 806 bales. The large supplies of cotton pouring in, induce the consumers to be catious in purchasing cotton. Low qualities or American Is. 81. per lb.?illhiun 38th. Masch 1?The trade and expirters have taken 809 bales, principally American,at fully Friday'* rates. Much 3.?The sale* amount to 3000 bales, 3710 American, *{d to 9Jd. PsuMoatf era Arrived. LmtnroOL?In the stmaaahip Columbia?For Halifax?Mr Inha Fie-niaf, C'ept Fsuwiek, Mr Augustus White, Mr Jos M.iudell. For dost >u?Mr Goodbtnd, Mrs Oomlband, J Grahe. Horace Tilens n. V N Lohse. Aletr. Murray, W Marshall. Louis Storeek. W j HarJie.John Maelani, Mr Atliosos, Mr Metcalf Mr Ahion, Mr Bay'dop, Ferdinand E*s?<mnh, I' N Labouehere Stephen Shu'e, Mr Maelinn. R C Wylie, Mr Lettson, M- Bourns,Mr t.ee, H J Buite-fi?ld, Nathan Long. Mr Hart. Jas CurcKin, Mr 8'amhenorr. D Mtllisa. Mr Gunn .Jno Smith, Mr Hudson, Mr Gibson, Mr Richmond, Tollis Rofftr Religious Intelligence. Piocs Pomcv.?Last week. Elder Knapp re-baptised a Mr- Russel, minister of the Congregational Church, maeting in the Marlboro' ChapeH This ceremony was performed by immersion. Elder Knapp had quite a glorification over the event; but alas! how short-lived was his glory! It seems that Mr Rnssel did not submit to the n:e from a conviction of the importance of the rite itself, but to prepare himself to immtrtt ethers, that he might secure them to his church, and prevent their going off to join Knapp's church- Last Sunday Mr. R. imirurs ed several persons, and took occasion to avow pub licly. that he had retracted nothing of his former teaching, that infant baptism is valid, and that he submitted to immersion for the same reason that Panl circumcised Timothyj'to accommodate himself to the prejudices. These pious men have a little policy after all?particularly Joe Smith, the great Mormon prophet. Veht Charitable.?A few Sunday even ngs since the Rev- Dr. Tyng, passed theUni vr realists'Ohurcb ' in Lombard street, Philadelphia, on his way to preach for Rev Mr. Coleman, both being Episcopalians He witnessed n great crowd eagerly press inn >n,? ine univrrNim v>nurcn, to nrar a review of" Mr- Coleman's 'Lecture against Universalum ? The Rev. I>r. was not pleated. And doubtless under some excitement, and s'nnding in the holy palpit, he took occasion to any, "As I came down here this evening I saw crowds thronging into the Syna- 1 eogtie of Satan and Temple of lies." What does Dr. Tyng think of Oxford, its Tracts, and the Pusey- 1 ilea! Do tell, or we'll burst up and die. Joe Smith 1 s* the man for our monuy. < Mr. Charles Warren, a merchant and Baptist pre- J feasor, in Hansver street, Boston, while on a visit to i Townaend, Mass.. attended a six o'clock prayer meetiug- During the meeting, this gentleman stated that the work of God under Mr Knapp, went on ia- 1 pidly in Boston. All clasrea slimed in the great re- 1 vivsl, and among the rest the Unitarians and Uni- " versaliata. "The meetings of the "Univeraalists," ' aid he, "are thin; they have at some of their meet- J inga not more than ten or twelve, and some of their 1 Societies are almost broken up." We have seen 1 the same statement made in several papers It ap- ' pears, however, from the best of testimony that the r causa of Uni verbalism in Boston was never in a more * prosperous condition. The meetings are largely at- ' tended; conference meetings are very interesting; * and the crowds that repair to them are so great that should they increase,they must be holden in the body of the Meeting-Houses instead of the vestries. We I conclude troin ail this, that Elder Knapp has yet be- r fore him a stupendous work to perform. He must ? not leave Boston for a year, at least." Joe Smith, t the Mormon, will, however, beat them all. f< StWTr.sce roa Meant*?John Graham, who was recently oonvictcd of murder in Ithaca, fas been sentenced to be bun* on the 8th of May lcxI \ Before hi* sentence he made a statement to the f, court, implicating others in the murder, ard dec!ar- fj in j himself innocent, but his story was to ineomist- P ;nt that it only eerved to convince people of his 5 n City Intelligence. Wait IfowuraTie* rom Mirtt -TV wU| j mayoralty delegate* concluded their huiinetf at a lata hoar latt evening, and nominated J. PuiiLirt Pbbnix at their candidate, on the teeond hallo*. Cauna Xomhiatio* 1* the TwatrrH Waau ?The Democrat* of the Twelf h Ward have nominated Henry Brevoort Esq, the present Awistant Alderman, for Alderman of that ward, and Norman Hickob, for Assistant Alderman. This ia a strong ticket, and will without doubt receive the unanimous voice nf the ?? meeting. Nomikatioss ii* the For*teentii Wa*d ?The democrat* of the fourteenth ward met, pursuant to the call of the ward committee, at the Fourteenth Ward Hotel, laat evening, to hear the report of the nominating committee to select charter officers ? The following persons were selected, and unanimously approved by the meeting?Edward S Inaes, for Alderman; Robert Barclay, (grocer,) for Assistant Alderman ; Nelson Sammis, for Collector; Daniel Ebbetts and Thomas Raven, for Assessor?, and Elnahan Marsh and Na haniel Finch lor constables. The meeung also unanimously nominated Robert H. Morris, Esq , for Mayor. This resolution was adopted on account of the ward not having been represented in the convention that nominated mm. The meeting waa attended by about three hundred person*, and the whole proceedings passed off without difficulty. Another nomination, we under* stand, will be made this week, by a branch of the democratic party of th's ward. If they are not careful how they proceed, or the whigs will carry the ward aa sure as eggs are eggs. Asothkr "Peteb Fuse" ih Tsoublb ?The moot notorious of the cheating and swindling mock auction stores in this city is the place next door below the Chatham Theatre, in Chatham street, near Roosevelt. A stranger yesterday entered the premises and was caught in the usual way to the tune of $7 only. He immediately fonnd the Police Office, when officer Tappan accompanied him to the place, and "the Funk" ^handed over $6,"without hesitation, but said he thought he ought to keep one ' to pay the duties due the State." Tappan tohKhim he had better first perform his duty to tbe community by being honest, or the State would find him a place to ao duty in mat wouki not De quite bo agrse. able. He immediately forned over the remaining dollar of his '11 gotten gain, and the countryman pocketed the amount. The only difficulty that exists in preventing sending these knaves to the Penitentiary is the lack of preof as to the precise conditions of the sale of goods under the hammer, and the trouble given to. 6tranger, who are generally selected as their dupes, in attending Court ia this city. We really hope that the Recorder, in his next charge to the Grand Jury,will allude to these daily, we might say hourly practices of fraud upon strangers who visit this city. Robbekt oh the Hichwav, but hot a Hiohwat R< nBERT.?On the 27ih instant, that is Sunday last, a genius of the prowling breed, who says his neme is Alexander Doyle, very politely waited up >n Mr. Abraham Sweaney of CO Beekman street and invited him to lake a social, genteel and quiet ride to Burnham's and back Sweeney consented of course, and in a short time they entered a carriage driven by James Mclntyre of 96 Anthony street, and while on their route to Burnham's Mr. S. was induced to " toddy" a little, and Mr-D to do something eke that we shall speak of hereafter. After reaching Rnntkflm'd and Ukint ft drink nr turn IWU t/v?U ? sudden notion that the company of another person was necessary in order to aid them in enjoying the day. He therefore requested the driver to return to the city with Mr. Sweeney and stop at the corner of Pearl and Elm streets, and enquire for Mr. Johr Doyle, who would accompany them back to Burnham's and he would wait tneir return. Oa arriving at the place mentioned no Mr. John Doyle could be found, but Sweeney found that he had been robbed of a purse and $53 in gold and bank notes. Among the money was a number of sovereigns and a French gold piece valued at $3,75. During yesterday officer McGratk caught the Mr- John Doyle and found nine of the sovereigns in his possession, the French gold piece and the purse lost by Mr Sweeney. He was fully committed. As soon as the carriage left Buruham's, Doyle streaked it acrcss^lots ana came to the city in the Harlem rail road line. Drowked Mar roue??-The body of a man, whore name is unknown, was found in Coenties slip yesterday by James D.x?n, one of the seamen of the brig Funny (Jolt. He appeared to have beea drowned Tor many weeks. He was dressed in a black frock coat and vest, striped under shirt, and brown gambroon pants, all of which were much worn and patched. His body will remain at the dead house in the Park to day for recognition. Another Victim ?A man named Charles Reid, a rigger by trade, aged about forty years, and a native of England, died suddenly on Sunday at No. 351 Cherry street, where he had boarded for several months. The Coroner was sent for, and on a full investigation the jury concluded that his death was occasioned by pleurisy produced from habits of intamperance. A Dean Moses found ?While Mr. Charles Gray was taking a Sunday stroll along the wharves of the North River, h? spied a cigar box at the Hoboksn Itrry pier "pitched without," and presuming it contained some treasure, succeeded in landing it on the wharf. Oa removing the coyer, a deceased male iafant was found, nicely deposited, with a mason's plumb, by way of ballast. The child was buried by the Coioner, and the lead plumbmay be seen at Ins office by any person who may suppose they have a knowledge who it was that thussent the little dead Moses adrift. An Old Hall Thief Arrested.?One of these rogues named^ Isaac Freeinan, a big black rascal. waaciupm uiu uumimncu iur stealing a cioax, falord at $20 from the hall of the houae of Henrj V. Vultee, 121 Spring street, on the 2Ut of December last. He had been sent to the house with some articles for New Years day, and took that opportuni ty to steal the cloak. Theodore True Discharged.?This young man, who web arrested on Sunday on a charge of defrauding a Mr- Oakley, of Florida, was discharged yesterday by the complainant, some mitigating circumstances having been presented tc the officers ol Fo lice. Death by AcciDEXtal Discharge or a Gur.? A yonng asan, a German by birth, named Peter Sax, was shot on Saturday afternoon by the accidental discharge of a musket in the hands of a person named Anthony Koek The deceased resided in Third avenue, near 96th street, and the father of Aathony, named George Koek, aad his wife, kept home lor him. About one o'clock the fonr rat down te dinner, daring which time the gun was spoken of aa an old and peculiar piece, end also that it had been obtained from Mr. Solomon M I.evengston, from wiiom they rented the premises, to guard themielves4ro.ii the attacks of Croten water workmen. After Anthony had finished his dinner, ' he rose and took the gnn down from the nails on which it was pieeed, to examine it, when it ex- 1 ploded and the contents entered the beck of the ' neck of deceased, severing the spinel marrow and ' causing almost instant death. He epoke aot after 1 receiving the injury The gnn bed been leaded by ' Mr. Leveagston, upwards of six month* since, but Anthony had no knowledge of this fact at the time I he took it down The Coroner's Jury mad* a minute examination of all the circumstances eennect- \ ed with the a:eidrnt, and returned tb* verdict | "thai deceased cams to his deaihby tb* aeeiden- , tal discbarge of a musket while in the hands of \ Anthony Koek " Th:s shou'd serve as acantion to | the use ot loaded fire arms. A loaded gen should lever be allowed to eater a house unless it is to be ?ed immediately for some purpeeu- Thousands of ( s-rsons bare (has loat their lives by neglaet ia aot liseharging the contente of fire arm* before taking hem into a hoa?e. Suodc.i Dtciiit ruon KruioiatiiT nr tub Icabt ?A young aaa named Joha Fiaher, a naive of thia city, entered the atore of Mr. B.Cerieil,S2 Honaton atreet, on Saturday eTeaiag, and lomplaiaing of being unwell, one of Mr. Cornell'* assistants, with whom he wa? acquainted, invited dm te remain all night. In the morning, while ralking about the atore, be fall down, without any irevioae aymptome of diaeaae, and died ia a few ninutea afterward* Dr. John Davia was called in, vho stated that he had attended deceased for seveal monibs, for disease of the heart, which was no ( loubt the cause ef his death. The Coroner's Jury I etaraed a verdict accordingly. J Amavltiiso a Watchmau?A German named Iraahart Jemaii assaulted and struck a watchman umedThos p. IIinkin?on, on Sunday eveninr, nth a club, and injured him severely. He was in- * oxicntad at the time, and on being arraigned brut* thy upper p lice desk, was held to bail in the j n oi jfzin, to appear at the t*ewion> to anawer. V E Co.iticted AT Last?The Nashville, Tea.. * Vhig of the 17?h in?t. sayi:?" After being cleared watesliag the p-tckage of $18,500from the Union link, ThomasL. Budd lias beea convicted, in the I rimmal court of this city, for falae entrlea in the * ooks of me bank. His counsel have moved for a >? ew trial." !< Key Weil. of tit* Herali.1 Kir Wust, March 15, I8t2. Beauty and Salubrity of tbe Climate?Abolition?Florida War and Wrecks. Mr D? a* Sii The chilling wind* of the North hare eeaied to annoy us; a delightful, balmy, healthy air, with Italian akict bod temperature again enliven us> the accaeia and the rose, the orange and pomgranite are all budding and blooming around u?, and onr wood* are arrayed in all the magnificence of a Tropical climate. The Northerners, who are Joomed to snffer all the ills of a Tile, changeful I uiuMt?wn ?orj existence la but u eternal conge^tion end thaw, little dream that there ia a beautiful American Iale in a "green tunny ocean, far off and alone;" " a fair garden where tha tan ever hinet:" where consumption, fire and frettare unknown and uneared for; where tha physician throw* up bit occupation, and where a perpetual spring and perpetual peace and umiabiiitT, bid defiance to war, pestilence and famine. We are narer disturbed here by nay occurrence or cons dertiou. What if the United States and Grent Britain do go to war 1 We are sure to be benefitted, no matter into whose hands we fa I; and if "Brother Jonathan" neglectsnt, "John Bu i' will take up hit quarters here, and make Key West (in the language of witeaeres here) "a place of i:npor- J tanee." We hare but one mail a month, and consequently ?r? ??t >11 ili? I*'""* .. - H?vu iiibssc, dui tU;? docs not deprive us of the pleasure of diicusiig and settling th? affairs of the country to oar entire satisfaction. The only event that ever seriously disturbs our equanimity, is the appearanee among us of some supposed Abolitiouiit, and this affords us a glorious opportunity for manifesting our love for the South, and renting curses upon then hole fr.ibe, not loud, hnt deep. The Florida war, with which your papers are ever teeming, gives us no uneasiness. Our eriz ns hare never been "drafted and drawn" to fight the Setnineles; and we have solemnly .declared that if thay will let us alone we will let them alone. An expedi'ion, consisting of about one hundred men from Capt. MeGlauglin's force, has recently I within a faw days) retumrd from the Everglades. .ieuts. C. R P. Rogers, Biddle, Marc hand and other*,, with their various commands, discovered two parties of Indians in considerable force,a tacked them, and destroyed their boats, &o., and pjrsued them closely for twodaye, but they finally escaped. The expeditions are still scouring the Southern swamp* und clades in every direction. Capt. McUlaughltn's force is the very one required upon this coast, and by his untiring spirit and thazeal and activity of hi* officers, he has already accomplished much good, and by hie aet.ve and efficient co operation with tha army, has, in no small degree, aided in our success against the Indiana duringYhc last year The U S. schooners Madison anaWave, and brig Jefferson, are in port, officers and crew all well. Oar wreckers, a few days since, brought froig Key Sol Bank, a lot of candles, oil, &e from the ship Emperor, of Boston, ashore and abandoned.9 Common Council. Board or Assistant Aldermen ?March 28. ? The President, Mr. Lee, in ihe chair.?The annual Report of the keeper of the City Prison was receired and ordered on file. A communication was receired from the Mayor, enclosing the resignation of James Kellom, as cl.-rk of the Fifth District Conrt. Petitions weie received on various subjects, and referred; among them one of Alfred Rogers and others for the use ef the slip at the foot of Fulton street, to be appropriated for fish cars; and of John McCarriek to be released from prison where he in confined for drivings cab by the month?both referred with pewer. Reports or Committees adoptsd ?In favor of concurring with the other board in remitting tax to.2nd Reformed Chnrch on property corner 1st Avenue, and 85.h street. In favor correcting tax of Thomaa Webb, Thomaa E Davis, J. and J. Beaacl, A. C. Smith, Park Benjamin, Gun'avus Drueken, E. Nostrand, Wm. Constable, Divid Beck, Henry H. Elliot, Anne Horner, L. Clarkion, Luther P. Hubbard, John Craig, and Rebecca Bibby, and Henry C. Denning.?Advene to correcting tax, F. Weize, Wm Bard, Adolphua Dearborn, E. Waldron, W. H. Leroy, aud J. C , Vanderbilt. In favor ofdiaeoatinuing the opening of Eleventh street, between Broadway and the Bowery. [Laid oa the table. A motion was made to print it, bat lost.] Adverse to grunting C Vanderbilt, and others engaged in the Conneeticut steamboat business. the exclusive use of Peek Slin.?but in favor of allowing then inch at Pike S!ip, where it i* proposed all the steamboats engaged oa the East river shall hare their depot after this jeer, when the lease of the Providence ai d Stoaibgton line at pier No 1, North River, shall hare expired?said slip to he termed the Eastern Steamboat District. lu favor of extending piers foot of Albany, Cedar and Liberty streets ?In favor of relieving Mr. Thorae, keeper of the debtor's department city prison, from a suit brought against him for falsa imprissnment of John Carlyle, on his paying cr sts. In fnvor el paying Benj Whitehouse $25 for injnries received as a watchman ?in favor of releasing Joha A. Lafarge from fine for violation of market lawe. CaOitrine Street Ferry.?A report was received from the ferry committee, recommending that a lease of this ferry be given to Messrs Bowne (the present lessees) for ssven years, to commence in louryears frem now, when their present lease shall have expired. A debate ensued, in which Me??rt. Briggs, Watermen, Benedict, Murphy, Lee, Staler. and o.hers, took part. It was stated, during the debate, that the Messrs. B. have made immense fmtuueu by the ferry?that tha Fulton and South Ferry Company pay $12,<100 a year reat,*yet do not nav so hivh In nroooriion as this at SS* asm The receipt! of the Vultoe end South Ferriei amount to $150,(k0 per aanam, an amazing large lot of which sticks by the way The Fnlton Ferry would hare paid more than $12 000 a year, had not the South Ferry been (tuck on to them which ferry bed in a ahort tiaae rained some of the moat wealthy e> in Bteiklya. The city hat spent more money on wbarren nod piere erery year fortbe last twelre years, than it has received from them. By the term* of the Fnlton Ferry they are obliged to pay into the city treasury all profits oret 7 per eent, hat they find employment for their snrplna in building new boats. A motion was made indefinitely to postpone the subject, bnt lost; as was also a motion to lay on the table. Mr. Briggs mored to amend, by inserting $5,090 per annum, instead of $2,600. Lost. It was fioadly, on motion of Mr. 8haler, postponed to the next meeting of the board, to be print' ed ?The dtbate had occupie d three or four hours. The President, (Mr. Rawton in the chair,) mored that whew the Board adjourn it do so to Thursday next. Mr. Davie amended to moot on Monday. He thought that business might be done a little more expeditiously. (Others thought so too ) The motion for Thursday prevailed. After some other business, of but little moment,, the Board adjourned. Salamander Safes. SaLamaxpls Sara.?One^ of Wilder's Salamac uer Mica waa in tne stoic 01 j. vy. sunton & u, when it wasbarnt on Tuesday night- Mr. Leeds, who was a specta'or, express-d his belief that the heat where the cheat waa situated waa aa great aa that of hia furnace, and jet on examining tar contents la t evening, thej were feaad to be perfectly entire and uninjured. We are convinced the Salamander chest ia properly named, a safe.? JV.O B*l'etin, March 17. [Mr. Ltede, referred to above, baa a large iron foundry in Upper Faexbnrg, N O ] We aaw one of Wilder'a SaJaaaaader Safra yesterday taken from the reins of the etore occupied by J. W. Stanton Jt Co. The book and papers it contained where ia as perfect a state of preiarvation as they would have been had there not been a Gre within teasqaaresof them The ordeal through whieh had they pasard was not a alight one? the oil aad candles ia the store of Stanton k Co- made about aa eemfertabte a fire as we desire ta tee.? A*. O Pie., iWsid 17Forth# bear fit of commercial people generally, and especially for the ben* fit of such es have occasion te use safes, we transfer ta our eolamni tha above testimenials from the New Orleans papers. These testimonials, in addition to the certificates of merchants and betinets men.wha were wiinttses j| the experiment* made upon Wilder* a Pateat Salamander Safe*, wherein they withstood the itronge*t pesaible hoot, would he to any reaeoaahte > an, seorluaiTo proof that thoy are far preferable to any >afe now extant. It aeay be teen by reference to tar adeertieiag column*, that Sila* C. Herring, 139 IVater *trrot,Ta the only authorized agent lor the ?le of Wilder'a Salamander Safe*. The tare* alerted to in the ahore extract* from the New.Orcam paper*. Bankinpt List. OITTHERN DISTRICT Or NRVY YORK, trillion* Sleekier. Juo clerk, Yerplanck, and ai a member cf the Verplanck A*aocietion,to be declared bankr?P* _ . . , April *8 Lhaer X Weyman,l?tr merchant, New York. 20 Pilliam ft. Tkorne, do do 36 ;iioo W. OritwoM, Alhrn', 3* .n?on O. Mallery, farmer, Hontor, M Last Slide ?Th? Louisiana Chronicle of the 2th aaye: we are credibly informod that aboat ten crea of land on the west bank of the Mississippi, a >w miles below the month of Red River, suna ;w nijhrs rnae.

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