Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 25, 1842, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 25, 1842 Page 2
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i NEW YORK HERALD. New York. H ciliiMrtajr, Ulay To Li l?P-tiiStmlun linitte itlutely, A bountiful "lore, No. \ a--.au - "?< , in th II.-ral.! Tto.i ui^a, lie vl d?o* to tin Herald O.tico?eacri. lit :> re, dru.' ,. or J'jh'. l-.n_ e0r>d. Jterit fSt'o flit a.lll lilt. Au?o?i uu budding No. '21 A.m. recently occupied'} <' <? Yoi'< mM?a cr;\ ' |d.?ct : .r u d?.lv, kl.-,.-? ui<"t:tilv jt?uiH\l, or ant Win.I ot i>.jmti:if A;?p')' t0 lie 0itic0* I'boJt 4?lau.i .liikiMi Wo fm.i iho I'oilov i:i3 w< !l-*iai ! article in the " Washing!, m AiaJi.onit*:. " From the tone, temper, ana j,.in' ' "i ot tii IV-'-ideut we have every r a ..vi to l> . !:? v that it C'?rre-?;K>n<;s with liis viewo tuid feckntM, and also with those of hit onbinet. [Fr?a the M vlijouitn.] Wf sincerely hope :i?v, wo have the fullest a-surnnce* now tha' tin i itle oi law seems once more to he established ia Hho If Hand? '.hat the (i ivemmrnt of the State will m >; the wi?hes oflarjfc numbers of the people, liv so mod.r in. the ansii.i;; Constitution ns to redress all grievances. Th? opinions of tne at;.- inquire a liberal coneesr. m on the subject oi sullrage. The democratic principle wii"-h, according to llo Tocqueville, is decidedly uiwn the a1 soee all over the world, requires thai a due share in the ifovernmunt should h<- gi\ en to all who can furnish sutli. ier.t evi leicc* 0f attachment to fri?e institutions. We .i mil* not Hit. (i ivoviior King recogni?;,i this as correct, a . i tint, upon tii" assembling of tH. Legislature in June there willjtc left uo cause of complaint?of real substantial rotniilaiut?on '.lie part of uu< of the free bora riiinniof P.hodu Maud. We firmly b lievo thnt ?tep? will te tnken 11 call h Convention with ftill powers to pass u|>oii all subof interoat to lb" State. Governor King has proven his regard for tne lives of his fcllow-cili/eiis. He lias insi i tinned the supremacy of the laws at the <<prn*e of not n drop of blond. He has won a prou I station among his fellow men. and he will ratify his claims to the regard of the whole country by resorting to healing measures, and ns f.u as praetienSle'hy erasing the memory of the recent troubles of his glorious little State. All that we ask of the citi/.en* of other States is to leave the people of Rhode Island '.o regal :'.e their municipal concern* in their own way, an! attar their own liking. Wc implore the great m notes , if our fellow eitiren? to giv" no ear to the ravings o; !.c itinera' ie nvkiof pariy who alwnvatlirow thiinreives in th" lead of all agiti 1 in for their own aggrandizement, :..i 1 leave those who have heen deceived hs theh wilos to pay the eo*t. We would have the most guilte even, ill the la'a troubles, to he pardoned, and therebv furnish an ever glorious evidence of the confidence re. posed in tho sufficiency of our institutions, which require the blood of no man to be shed in order to impart to theun stability. Thjse suggestions have so much of wisdom and propriety in thein, that we trust they will have a proper influence with the authorities of Rhode Island. We verily believe that this glorious republic has had a narrow escape front civil war.?a civil war e"t on foot by a clitjiu of reprobates and unprincipled politicians in this city. Now that the danger is over, let us be thankful for the happy result?let moderate and conciliatory councils he pursued? but let the mark, of Cain be set upon the agitators and evil councillors that led on the dangerous movement. Thank God matters are no worse. Stkam Ship British Qubex?This steam ship is now momentarily expected. She will bring three days later intelligence. Foitrierism.?Tint Explanation.?In this mighty age of new occurrences?new religions?and new pniraoopuicu system*. rounermn wtmto advance with rapid stiidos fifty miles wide, principally through tlie ngency and support of the " New York Tribune,'* a paper that can extract tha essence of sunbeams from New England squashes, and put them into dollar bottles, with elegant labels. But still the question is daily put, what is Fouriertern !?what are its doctrines? What are they driving at? The constant harping on "harmonies," " attractive industry," " community of property," "social order," &c., <tec., seem to convey no distinct ideas. In this craving for real knowledge, we must look beyond the "Fourier organ," and dtp into the "Fourier reservoir" itself.| But this has been done to our hand by the "Albany Atlas," who has a capital account of the place proposed by " Fourier" to nuke industry attractive ut the North pole bv melting all the ice, then adding the following cx piisite glimpco at the new philosophy:? After thus liquidizing the frozen bafiersof the North, M- 'rjiii . -nt* a plan for liquidating the debt of hi.. i 11 in *is in aths. v v Mean* of hen's eggs ! II" ink i mathematical statement ot the debt, twentyfie, -nilli4.'.!>,>i Panes. Then at ten cent* the dozen for i'K:,? e would require iifly milliards dozen of eggs to t \'i gui-di thi debt in one year. 100> do/en it* hall a iraue, bOo fr. Multiplied by gOO days, 100 100,000 Xby 400,000 phalanges, OOO.OOO The product is, 60,000.000.000 \i<l h- of-,, i es that the regeneration of hens and of ol!:c- a n a il-. wool! follow from that of the social world of the 'i v h "I . V-i utile1 egg or an interrupted ineuhation never distill l>? th" calculations of the theorist. In the same was- he prove* dint the sai iag of pins un ler the operation of his new soci il s\ tern, will amount to three hundred millions of sues?as much as the fiscal revenues of Austria or of ltussla. He devotes a portion of his eosr to i ssWsiaf to what available and pleuvant nsci nlJ and tough heniami women of the age of sixty and upward*, may bo put in the new system, illuftrating the one by the o'hcr. This is capital. It will l>c seen, therefore, that tliere is something good in Nazareth. If Fourier could mttke a contract to pay the debt of England, l>v cultivating lira's eggs, what is to prevent his disciples from paving otf the tjtatc debts in this country hv also cultivating eggs, or even squashes I This is the great panacea that must eventually save the country from the disgrace of repudiation. The Krie Railroad niny he completed in n year, simply by the cultivation ol eggs along the line, under the new system of Association and Attractive Industry. We begin to think that Fouricrisin is a hit of the greatest di?eovery of the nge. Go ahead. Ctucft ction ok New York Newspapers tn Athaw.? We have he?n informed by Mr. Jones, o! Albany, til- general agent of newspapers, that the f .'lowing ?re the circulations of the New York Journal# in that city:? New York Daily 11 trail, 300 ' " Tribune I Ml " " Hun 200 " " Kx press 34 " " Courier and Euquircr, 13 Three years ago, the Sun had a circulation of 5U0 in Albany?but the opening of the Great Western Railroad lias flooded that city with the penny papers of Boston. The Tribune has also helped to curtail the Sun. All th?sc changes have never atiected the Herald, which has a regular and steady increase, in spits of all opposition, in city and country. Of l it- th Wall street prints have been making desperate etlorts to get a cash circulation?particularly the " Express" and the " Courier," but wc b am from the agents that the rfloit is both bootless and frunic . in Albany 12 Cottriers can hardly he sold in a day, while 3(10 Heralds march off like a streak of lightning This is only a sample of the progress ol the news-paper press. Aprnpo*?We understand that Judge Noah, N. P. Willis, and G J'. Morris intend to start a two mi c.1, As rin.;; i'k1 present year. Very well-Go aheud. A-mssin\rtuN or iiik t iovhis ir ok Missoim Tin: M irm >.\v?In the " Misaouri Reporter" of the 1 tth in?tan?, wrtind the follow in* artirle:? Uit. B mis".--We learn from * gentleman who arrived in thucity on Thursday evening from W*r?aw that there wit a renort current a the la'tcr place that Uov. Bogga vena deal. It wa* anppoael thai the i?mnn waa one of Joe Smith'# follow er", and that he would he caught before he could ranch Nauvoo. Letter", it wraa aaid, had been written from Jadi raon f'ity to (for. B. before hia aaaaaai. 11 n ion, putting him on hn guard againat an aaanult threat a eainat hi# life br mm- Mormon fanatiea. The in i na*i i i w naa nt to 'J-T. raon? it) ha ? vernl re?|*etahl.^ t> r ooa, who hai learned from a Mormon belonging to Nil. . , J. > ni.'o hill endeavoring to persuade .1 uf hi" lolljmera to murder llov. R. for the rnurae he ! . < .ga.nat them a few year# ago. We give thia rumor for what it i* worth. WV can hardly believe the rumor. The Mormons were dreadfully p-n>eeuted in Missouri ; yet they urn a tnor i? a, i uhle, quiet and moral people than juanv ot th >? wets?some witli and some without pi tv? that live armind them. I . -m-vi . oa ma ? miw r. -The Hun. Winl? t?r ! ' >r .v u.' nrrivrd in PhiluJ?-l|4na on Monday rveninf. _ \ Vkkv Mfnnrw.?Mr'-, r.na, whii(. I?<n hor? < 'I from Uwmwt dUiiict iaPrun yivatiit* \amh < -\Rir- r\ II.r.i ix Th* religion* aniti vrn.irir? comm yr-tmUy iu BwtM. lni|Mirf aat ft-om ? Ue Went?Outrage commitIrtl by n Clergyman?:Public and Private .11 oral*. W'e h?ve received intelligence from Evansville, ludiuii'i, <1 a moat *h >ckin;; outrage committed by t ciergyinan. tint w.ll make every man'* blood boil. > .'Lte yean wo have soeu great moral d-'reneric\ in ll t ducated. i aiul fia anoint cla hut perhaps among none have bo many !?,- 1 then place us among the clergy oi' the old, respectable, rich and highly educated sects ot religi >n. il a poor Mormon were to commit auch an act, liow it would be bla/oned through the country, fiend and he wise. [From the ? vsn.vi'.le, (lnd.) J-artul, May I}.] Uxr arailii en Ot trvcr or a Priv-si?Great Exrirr it. . r t.x Ei s>s\ili.e, l*r \v.?We feel it our unpleasant duty to give to the pu'i> .he particulars?so far 11s we iay with decorum?ot an outrage allege I to have been committed in our town last w eek, certainly of the mutt revolting character that can ho conceived of by the mind of man. We have often?and who has not?read of similar outrages charged upon the high functionaries of the Catholic ' hur. h in all ages ofits history, and u e have believed them, if at all, to be exaggerated and higly colored statement*, prompted;lu main instances, perhaps, fcy the jealousies of opposing sect*. But ill this instance, our belief has been taken as it were by storm, the evideuce produced u|s>n the examination being of such a nature as to compel us to the conviction of the entire truth of the charge. Other, and serious complaints, we understand, have been made ugaiuat Mr. Weiu/.apdein, the person alluded to above, but with these we have nothing to do ; such an outrage, committed by a father confessor w ithin the very w alls of his Church, upon a weak and confiding penitent kneeling before him, could not be increased in horror by any additional charge. It may not be proper for us, and we shall not attempt, to express the indignation ue feel in common with the wholecominuuity. If the bail givCn by the detendant be sufficient to insure his attendance at the next term of ourCircuit Court, (which, however, raanv of out best riti/.ens are disposed to doubt.) the charge will undergo ajiidicial investigation, and we should not as journalists attempt to prejudice public opinion in advance. Our only object shall he to give a fair statement of the case and "the evidence, to far ns it went, already public in our own community. Late on Friday last, our citizens were astounded with he intelligence this' the Catholic Priest, resident huVe, hud been arreted upon the charge of committing an act if violence of the niwst revolting character upon a femnlt Tiiiit'iti, ui<- n ur ui .in , i-ivniiiuii, ti 1114111% lespeeiauie German citi7.cn, and herself of a good family and well rejected?young, hun I some, and but recently married? a hib'at the confessional for the purpose of ohlaiuing absolution lor her sins. The news spread like a conflagration, and immediately ujion the prisoner appearing at the Magistrate's nttice, it was hctieged by such a concourse of people, that his honor was compelled to adjourn to the Court House, which also was soon found incapable of containing the highly excited crowd that poured into it. Nothing however w as douo w ith the case on this evening ; the counsel for the defendant moving for a postponement until morning, stating their intention to ask for a change of venue on the ground that the Magistrate, before whom the process* had been returned, was a Minister of a I'rotesta-.it Church. The Magistrate required bail in the sum ot $1100, which was readily given, and the case u Ijourned until0 o'clock the next morning, when'a change of venue was granted, and tlie cause referred to the decision of Squire How ley at 15' o'clock Monday ir.orning, andtho bail increased to $-2000. On Monday the crowd was greater than ever, having been swrllcJ by numbers of Irish and German Catholics and others, from the country. Indeed, such was the press into tho court-house that fears were entertained that the wcignt would crush its walls, and a number of our more prudent citi/.cus on this account withdrew. A more highly excited state of fueling was also plainly visible, although perfect order was maintained. "The Court, Squires Rowley nnd M,lls hiving taken their seats, the prisoner appeared attended by hiscottuscl. Messrs. Jones' of this place, and Mr Thtmas'a member ol thebar, and of the Catholic Church, from Vincennes. The Hev. Mr. Shaw, a Catholic priest from Vincennes, was also in attendance. Thcouly witnesses produced by the prosecution were the lady u)ion whom the outrage was committed and her husband, and upon motion of tlie defendant's counsel, the Court ordered tnat all the witnesses on either side should w ithdraw from the room except the one who should be under examination. The prisoner's counsel also requested that the female witness might he sworn according to the forms of the Cutholic Church as used in the country from which she comes, to which request the lady promptly acceded, stating through her counsel that she had no wish to bo flvvorri in nnv nfhor tviiv. A rmnfti* /Mi#? nn?? used nt the church wo believe,) was consequently brought in, and place! between two lighted candles, and the lady standing in this presence was (through an interpreter) iworu to speak " the truth, the whole truth, nnd nothing but the truth." We have heard the court cousured by some of our citizens for permitting what they looked upon as an attempt to intimidate the witness, but we see no good objection to the adoption of that form of oath in every instance which is most binding upon the concience of the witness. Indeed such is the requirement of the law. But it this form w as made use of fur the purpose of intimidation. which we do not believe, it certainly failed most signally to ettect it, for we venture to assert that there was not a single unprejudiced individual who heard her testimony nnd saw her manner that was not convinced that she sjioke not one word more or less than the truth. Mr. Schmull was also sworn, and iu pursuance of the order of the court withdrew from the room, his wife being ot course the first witness to be examined. We took lull notes of the testimony, but as it was delivered through an interpreter it is necessarily too prolix (besides being otherwise objectionable) for our columns ; we shall therefore noi attempt to give it either in the language or order in which it fell from the witness. Her simple story was in substance, and as near as we can give her language, as follows:?She is n native of Rhinisii Bavaria, where she lived until she w as about 19, when she removed to the United States, with her father and the rest of his family. She will bo 91 years old on the I Ith of June next. Her parents, as well as her brothers and sisters, nre all Roman Catholics, and as such she was christened and educated ?all the education she ever received having been in a Catholic School, to which she went three years to prepare herself for h- r confirmation. She was married to ?lr. Kchinall on last New Year's day, eight days before which time she had gone to confession, and did not go again until Wednesday, when, having previously in formed her hus'oan . of her intention, she went to get her sins forgiven. Whrn she entered the Church, which was between live and six o'clock in the evening, some other person was iu the confessional, nnd she waited till ihat person went away, perhaps three quarters of an hour, when, there being no other person in the Church, she went into the confessional. (This, ns the witness described it, is a sort of lio.x, open at the side, and divided into two apartments, each large enough to contain only on? person, in one of which the priest sits, nnd in the other the penitent kneels, upon a stool, the communication between them beinc through i window nt lattice work in the partition.) Iluvinir con f.-ssed her linn to the Priest, he imfKised n penance u|>on her before she undertook which she wanted to pray, as ii tlie custom of her country, hut she could not pray. The prie?t then nuked her if she believed in being married by n Squire, nnd followed this question with others of the most lewd and indecent nature relative to her conjugal iutercourse. (At this time it was so dark in the rhureh sho could scarcely see to read her prayer.) These questions sho for some time refused to answ cr, but he insisted upon them in such n rude manner that she became frightened and cold and at length did answer them. He then told her that these questions did not belong to her confession, and that she must not tell her husbanu. While she was thus kneeling before him attempting to repeat the prayer which he ha 1 set before her as a penance, as well as the fright she was in would permit her, the Priest came out >f his !?>x, an I sei7ing her by the right arm, which was text to the door of th" confe -sinnal, dragged her out of her hin, an I then taking holJ of her with both arms around ter waist threw her upon the floor. In throwing her he truck h-rback against some hard substance and hurt her . erv severely. She tit I not hear the Priest leave his box, tor knew that he was coming until he took hold of her. *he was so cold anil stiff"that he might have killed her and die could not have helped herself. The witness then describe 1 the liberties which the priest took with her while n the ground, and replied to several very pointI questions in such a manner as to exclude all doubt at to Ins success in his fiendish attempt to violate her person. After he had accomplished his horrible purpose, he raised her up, placed her upon a tieneh and sprinkled her face ; when she had sat there some little tine, the began to revive, and exclaimed, "Oh, God ' what have you done with me I Ho would not make her any answer, but asked her it she recollected the penance . she replied she did not?aha recollected something about it, but not w hat it w as. lie then gave her the penance, and hade her to prav i*. When dismissed she still felt sick ami faint, and staggered as she left the church The open air refreshed her and she felt better when she reached homo. She found her husband leaning against the fence, who asked her w hy she had staid so long, but she not knowing what answer to make, evaded the qutst;?., -A-.... ...u ? ..... .1 ?...- .- - ii liJ ... I ?vh, wiu m.?v ? .? saw, .? uvu .1* |uc?svu ll?:i Hi l?ll II1X11 I (It? ciuuof her apparent distiess, she replied tlint she was afraid to tell him for fear he would do himself some injury. She continuing to be distressed. and crying during tlie night, he again wanted to know what waa the matter, and towards morning she told him a part of tier story, and said ?ho wanted to go ami lake sacrament, whan she would | tell him all. She thought that the was w orthy to take sarrament now that her sins were forgiven, and that as it was Ascension day, it w as her dutv to do so. She did take sacrament, an I u|>on her return, disclosed the whole matter to her husband. He was w as greatly affected, Mnd threatened to take a pistol and kill the Priest, but she begged him not to do so, and made him promise that he would not ; he then said that he would go and see the Priest that evening, but 'he prevailed upon him to wait till morning, when she told him he would he more likely to see him. In the morning (Friday) Mr. Sehmall went and brought the Tricst to the house, hut she WO* in lied sick, and had so exhausted herself with crying, that she could not understand what was said, hut her husband could tell. Mr. S. asked her while she was in bed and the Priest present, if he had done as she had told him. and she replied " yes," hut did not know w hat remark the Priest made to tliii; her husband knew. (It was to detail this ctMWsatios, that Mr. S. w as sworn as a witness.) I lie examination in rhiethnd progressed thus far when the prisoner's C ounsel having asked a moment's time for consultation. Mr. Davis, ? he appeared for the prosecution, "'at w as anxious tn get through with the w itness a* he w as informed by her that she began to feel vers much exhausted, and would he sery glad to retire, it it. ' , ... ? - <ompiain without a rame During a large part of thit painful recital ?he had wept bitterly, and ?u now tremnloiia and agitated to a ?ery higli degree. TUr ( onrt rxpretted a hope that alio would be oble t" remain a abort lime longer, hut gate her to undrr?land that the* would not detain her if the felt too unwell to do *o. The examination waa then returned, hut had not proe reded far when Mr. Sehmall appeared at the tr, npparentle highly excited, and rated that he wa? in. irmed that hit wife had eomrlainrf of being unwell, and n I ntkc I ihe Court for leav - to retire, which had been efjaed, and that he would not permit the Court to deiain e- n u il * cond.'.iou ?< ?' >?l hti will- ehc fliould not >e fthuted. fce. Thi? wax like applying a torrh to gunKiwder. lu a moment all wo* uproar aaid confution The rirn.lt of S. limull cried to him to go ahead anj that they votiUl haek him. an 1 cereriil lri?h < atholiet brandithed | ^ heir ihilellaht and Joined in the war err For a moment or two we thought we were about to have n real" Uouuy- ' hrook Kair," and it was with much difficulty tha' the in lluentiul men of both side* arraatod the affray. When order having at length been partially restored, weturneJ our eyes to the witness stand, we found thnt the innocent I cause of all this confusion had fainted, and was being | borne insensible from the ioom. This unfort nn'.e turn of all'airs here hi ought the e\ami- ! nation to an abrupt close. The counsel for the prisoner . ..n.,.. ? 1. I ... ...... il.?, 11.0. ,1.1 "... a ^......nouUIL .l.Ul'M IU Uiv J---I not consider it prudent to continue the evuniiuulioii during such a highly excited state of tlm put'lic niin.l, an.! they would therefore decline attempting at present an) defence for tliefr client, but would do so here*Iter if they could with safety. The court theroujion, intimating that no further testimony on the part of the prosecution would he necessary, and the only question would be at to the amount of hail ordered the prisoner into custody of the officers, nod adjourned until .'t o'clock P. M. tit Squire How ley's office, when they said the rimount of bail would be fixed. At the appointed hour the people again assembled in great numbers. The streets were thronged with them The hail it was understood, ha I hern lixrd at tf.4000, hut owing to tier withdrawal of the gentlemen who were uliout to sii-n the liond?in consequence ol the imprudent threats of Hchmnll, sufficient security was obtained with much difficulty. And when the bond was at length filled, the crowd o"tside having caught up the rumor that recognitors had been ucceptedwho were not rcs|>onsihletnen, the excitement was raised to an intense degree, and it was feared if the prisoner should be discharged he would he sei/ed by the mob, and dealt with as their passions might dictate, lie was, however, brought out under the protection of the officers and conducted up tliu street, the entire crowd following at his heels. Just tut he had effected his escape into the house w here he resides, some drunken man in the crow d stirred up a quarrel with one of his Irish supporters; an immediate skirmish ensued, in which some three or four Irish shilullns were found too hard for as many Herman heads. A shower of brickbats and other missiles were thrown at the Irishmen lint w ith little effect. It is said that the Priest passed immediately through the house, and made his escape from town in a wagon previously provided for the occasion. It w as fortunate for all parties that hr did so. Had lie fallen into the hands of the tnob the most fearful consequenecs must have ensued. And that he did not?'hat he w as not seized even while under the protection of the law, is a fact, in our opinion. highlv creditable to those of our citizens w h.t busied themselves in efforts to keep down the excitomcut Bnil prevent violence, (lad this affair occurred in any city in , the Union, his life would hare follen a certain sacrifice to his crime. For surely never was there an atrocity in j which all the circumstances combined to arouse the indignation and vengeance of a people, as did the circumstnnres of this case. Fears have been expressed that the hail is not suffl- < cient to secure the appearance of the accused to answer 'he charge, lint these apprehensions we trust are ground. 1 less. Although it might perhaps be difficult to collect the , whole amount of the bond in case of a default, yet we have evcrv confidence that it is honestly the determination 1 of the leading members of the Catholic Church, that the i accused shall not escape the just punishmentofthclnw.il guilty. They are men of too much character and have too high a respect for themselves and their Church, to la> I themselves, and if liable to the charge of screening sueii , an offender from the vengeance of tlte law. We believe that the Church will make it its business to sec that he is ' forthcoming on the day of trial. Ended Alike.?The great Rhode Island revolution and the mighty Congressional duel. Oh! what J a pity ! Dorr, with " that sword," is as great a lion as Stanley with "that pistol." Alas! the age of chivalry is gone! and the age oi petticoats ccntc. Splendid Naval Launch.?The Savannah, a frigate of the largest class, pierced for 62 guns, will he launched this morning at about eight o'clock. The Cumberland, a frigate ol the same size, which has been on the stocks at the Charlcstown Navy Yard for seventeen years wa9 launched yesterday. The Rantun, at Philadelphia, and St Lawrence at Norfolk, both first class frigates, will also be dipi>ed this week. News from Boston.?Yesterday we received Ro9ton papers by four different routes?first, via Albany through Harnden it Co., then via Providence by the splendid steamer Cleopatra, then via Norwich by Adams Jc Co., and then via Stoninglon by Harnden again. Another Murder.?It appears by proclamation of Governor Seward, that George West, u German, was murdered about 22d in.st. at Sand Lake inthi? StHte, by William Miller, also a German. A reward of $400 is offered for the detection of the murderer. Agency of Harnden in Belgium.?This enterprising concern have started a branch of their establishment at Antwerp, in Belgium, and will send letiers, parcels or orders, by the British Queen to any part of the Continent. All who hnve any business with that part of the world, will find this of very great service to triem in expediting their nl- '] flairs. Mr. Haiglit, the American Consul nt Ant- t werp, is the Trans-Atlantic Agent. Park Theatre.?Opera or the Maid of Saxony. ' ?Last night this pretty and amusing ojiera was |>erfornied a second time, to a highly respectable audience. It improves on gvery repetition. "Silence 1 in the court." The wit. humor and point, are be- | ginning to tell well. To-night, the ingenious au- i thor takes his benefit, and we trust and hope he may I have u bumper?" if' convenient." Theatricals in Boston.?The descendants of the | Puritan Father's appear to patronise theatrical en- i tertninmenls more liberally than the goAd citizens 1 of Ciothnm have done for some time past. The Tremont has been well attended to witness the performances "a la EUttler " of Miss M. A. Lee, nnd i the managers of the.Olympic, in order to aceommo- 1 date the public, nnd conform to their taste, have en- 1 gnged Miss Julia Tumbull, a pupil of Monsieur Sylvain's, who has just returned from the West Indies, where she made a successful tour. At the National Theatre, Mr. Scott, so well known at the Chatham Theatre in this city, has been engaged and made his first appearance on Monday night,in the character of Macbeth and this not being sufiicieut, Mr. Marshal has taken the Circus on Haverhill street, which is to be altered for theatrical performances during the summer. Four theatres in operation at once for h third of the population of New York. Miniature Painriv;.? Mrs. Steele,at 77 Chamber street, is an artist of great and singular merit. She is a native of Onondaga county in this State, nnd early evinced a taste for painting We have seer some of Iit miniatures, and they are beautiful sjieeirnens of the art. Naval.?The U. S. brig Washington, Captain Gedncy, arrived yesterday from Washington. She is manned almost exclusively by boys or apprentices, who have been found very efficient in managing brigs of war. These boys have entirely stripped and rigged the Washington. So it is said. Increase of Population.?It is said that there are seventy thousand artizans nnd agriculturists in Great Britain preparing to come to this country. Every ship from England brings front two to three hundred. _________ I-'i mm ? Tru'l Ilinmnrt n Tiirltrg* nl flto >imwarir\r Court of Connecticut, in the place of Roger M. Sherman, resigned. Extraordinary.?The packet ship Sheridan sail? to-day for Liverpool with upward? of fitty cabin passengers. PiJi.\st r.k Railroad.?A pleasure railroad, a shilling per trip, has been opened between Boston and Fresh Pond. Trii i: at Sixpence.?The price of passage on the railroad from Syracuse to Rochester has been raised froin two to three cents |kt mile. Bt n'kkr lln.i. Mont mf.nt.?This splendid and stul>endous obelisk of granite is to lie finished next August. It will then loom up two hundred feet. Mortality in Philadelphia.?There were 118 1,0 last U.O. L VI ,?lnl>. anrt <H ..KIM..., Si mmkr Blossoms.?There was a tall <>t snow at New Bedford last Friday. Conrt of Common Plea*. Before Judge I'lahooffer. , Mat J4?Abraham D. Rutirll, va. (irorgr II'. Human. The plaintiff i* an attorney at law. and the defendant proprietor of the Warmly Line of Stage*. The prroen! ii nu action to recover coinpenaation for injuries received I w liile a passenger in an omnihtti belonging to defendant, in September last. It appeared in evidence that a riici took place between the coach in question and one belong inn to Pulmer'a rival line. The horaea boenme unmanagrble, and let otf at fall gallop. The fore ? heels rami ott" during the crashing on the pavement near Kourth street. in Broadway. and some of the paviengen were injured. The plnintitr had both eye* blacked by his f*Ci sirikinir against a portion of the inaide oftbc coach on it? lull.mi lor a fortnight afterwards he was compelled to keep house, being too much disfigured to venture out The Jury rave a verdict for plaintiff of damages, and ? CPlltt colt*. . Mr J Ambon Kor defendant Mr 4. B ?cole? and H IWJ I'hc National Aradciuy of Oeslgn?Biting Criticisms. lluv" you ever heard of Mr. Brown T The Seveneentli Avm ai. Exhibition of thin Institution has >e n sometime o|?en to the public, and we have

; en no account of the works exhibited there. We ,ii iv presume, that a? it would be very shallow cri:ai.-ir to give a preference to that poetry that was ii-rln-n i'i the fairest liund. it would be eiiuullv so to devate to the highest place in our steetn that which i s finest colored, and most nict v finished, in minting. We desire in both to love ' beautiful, tnd to adore the true, and to give h< krence to hat which has mind and genius in it> opposition, in ' feeling and sentiment in its expression : and, herefore, in speaking of the works upon the walls if there galleries, we do not expect every artist or rvery visitor to concur in our judgment, hid you ievrr hear of Mr. Brown ! We know the anxiety fell by artists?the hope? lie dread?of the opinions of those who will give a )ias to the public mind ; and they shall have jusice administered kindly, too. "^Jfe will not flaggelate weakness that may one day he strong, if treated fently; hut we have no conscientious scruples ibout giving a cut to presumptuous stupidity j should ,t cross our path. Where is Mr. Brown, the artist 1 No. 1?"Ct riD."?U. O.?We have seen many lin i landscapes, and rich scenes of Nature by Mr. [). We are sorry to see hiin lcavr a path iii which tie has walked so respectably. It is too late in the Jay tor him 10 begin an academical education, and to become a master of the human figure, the mysteries of which have eluded the skill of most of those w ho have made it the study of a life. This picture, however, like every thing else that Mr. O. attempts, is not without a high degree of merit. Does any one know Mr. Brown 1 So. 2.?Marriage or Pocahontas.? J. R ? 5uch is the unpretending introduction of this pic:ure?a work of too much iinj>ortance to be passed >ver without special and very critical examination ; differing, as it does, from the style of every body Isc, and possessing some of the elements of art most unattainable by study and practice. The Historical las always ranked as the highest walk of art, and o succeed in it in any respectable degree, the pos*erf ion of extraordinary capabilities is reouired?unless the artist take up the trail and follow in the path of some one who has gone before hint; but when we behold "the original thought, the graceful feeling of a mind imbued with the perception of the beautiful, and expression of its conceptions in compositions appropriate, as well ns becomingly Heated with regard to the design and color," ami wc may add to the quotation, composition and expression, we may be assured that that painter can command success. To our mind the composition of this picture is yery masterly? the groups are well arranged, thrown into separate ones, and yet so us to form an unbroken whole?the masses of light and shadow are broad,well distributed.and in proper balance; so much so as not to impress themselves imon the notice of the observer, as artifices at all. The drawing is good?the figures are thrown into every variety of appropriate attitude, with a graceful ease, and without one particle of theatrical position or action. The coloring we cannot praise?it is deficient in force and contrast; that is to say, it is too harmonious for so large a picture; and "whether this defeet has sprung out of a desire for the attainment of a principle, or from a delicate sense of the harmonious, it is unquestionably injurious?we make allowance of course for the unmitigated abomination of the white horse with blue legs that is walloping over r d ground with blue shadows, placed like the small pox by the side of unsuspecting health? injuring it hv contrast, and making this lameness nore palpable. By some contrariety of judgment, bis picture, though occupying a good place, is injuiicioualy hung; we want to examine features where nind is written, and expression sits: but if we go dose to it a glare interposes, and confines us to the dew of a part onlv ; if we go across the room, hough we can see the whole with the naked eye, i>r uccu a iciescu^r iu cwaimnc inc pans. To the composition and drawing; of this picture, .vc may add another f|uality : it is fraught with expression. The story is richly told, and is enibclished with a hundred little digressions and pleasing tpisodes. In the h-ft hand comer sits? a group, where i soldier is explaining to the Indians the manner of lerforming the ceremony ol marriage ntnnig the English. Here in feature and uction every figure tanks; a tine looking young squaw, attentive to the iescription, is laying down the shield, in whose xdished snrfaee she has been admiring her own good looks ; and the warriors are absorbed in grave attention. Immediately overhead, upon the scaffold, is another group of Indians, who show hy thsir different expression the kind of dread so natural in such a position; hut the mingling ? wonder and caution, as expressed in the look of i hoy, as he holds tip his linger to enjoin stillpei... while for a moment he ventures to look down, is inimitable ; it is one of those simple sparks of truth occasional!) struck from nature by Boz. We might go on, and fell of fifty things of like interest?the Indians prying into the mystery of the book?the teased child clinging to its mother?the courtships, and every thing to the end of the picture. We have said nothing of the principal personages?they must speak for themselves ; we have devoted too much time to one work, and must pass on, observing, that though this picture excites little attention from its quietness of tone, it developes incident and thought continually. As a painting, there are better works in the gallery : as a composition, few better any where. Where is Mr. Brown 1 No. 3?"Autumn?View from Pino St no."?Robt Havtll?This is n great favorite with the public, and deservedly so The name of Havell stand* high on the li?t of Knglish Landscape painters?the gorgeous vesture with which nature clothes the noble scenery of the Hudson is precisely suited to hi* rich,and somewhat peculiar style of painting.? What's become of Mr. Brown 1 No. 1.?And three others by ViUamiU, are injurious to others near th'-m?and perfectly disgusting in themselves, and should not have been exhibited. Why does not Mr. Brown finish his portraits 1 No. 6.?"Group or Children."?D.Huntington. .V. A.?There is always a truth about this artist'* portraits, so chrraeteristic of nature, and such delicacy ann breadth in his manner?giving the impres sion of life and thought so iterfectly, that we be "ome too much i"terrsted in the mind of his por'raits to think of the artist. This is a very lovely licture. No. 157, "Pott trait of a yocno Lvov," n ? ncu am cnarining picture ,iornnng at onre a swfo 'ortrair, and a chaste and simple subject. Have you heard of Mr. Brown 1 No. '222 is A Venetian Girl"'?Also by the same painter, who appear* in this to have made the at tempt to snrpa*s himself in the *anie subject, heretofore exhibited at the Gallery of the Apollo Association. We think it is an additional evidence, however, that every original picture is better than its copy?thins very beautiful, and nior" elaborate, but it doe* not breathe the same soul of pensive thought as the former. Did you ever hear of Mr Rrown 1 No. 7.?"View in itif. Jim; Tw\t'."? Living tion. ?This gentleman paints a forcible Landscape, and is no imitator. As nature presents the bold,the rugged, and the romantic to the view of his mind, so he gives them to his canvas?and with the vigor of one v\ho little regard* tip' honey loving palate of til" public tn*te. Do tell?where is Brown 1 No. 8?" Portrait of I. L. Varian?E Moonry, .V. A.?and a very good onr it is ; but we do not see the propriety of putting N. .V at the end of names, the owners of which only do the mechanical business of face painting. What's become of Mr. Brown 1 No. 9?Portrait or a Yovno Lady?J P. Larson.?This arti*t, who is young and a beginner, gives great promise. "298 is also l?v him : he ought sedulously to apply himself to draw ing. How is Mr. Brown 1 No. 11?Portrait by Biaindei.i.?Very good, hut we cannot go on with the description of portraits, unless they are stirpawinglv good or intolerably bad IIow do you do, Mr Brown 1 .y>. i.)?oevFrai oincr< 111 ine smaller saloon ure studies of head*, made in Home, from life, liy A. B l)v:-aiul,N.A.?That Mr l>urnnd isan artist of great and versatile tnlent, has heen well established. We hope his recent visit to Italy mnv not have been to his disadvantage. We question the utility of paint in* heads efterthe manner of Itiheira Pcturint nnd others?or' of going into the studio at all in Italy.? It would he an nrtist's best employment to examine the famous works of the greut men of other days; to learn their principles, to investigate their processes, and to elevate his own mind to the standard oftheirs?and thus to acquire that perfect self-reliance, which is the result of true knowledge, instead of painting and talking with the present feeble and inflated race of Italian artists. We have always thought a leaning towards others' styles was n peculiarity in Mr. D.; hut neither with the spectacles ol Cole nor ol Claude has he ever seen nature so trulv ashy Ins own clear eyesight. 'I lie two Landscapes No. 2f> and 190, beautiful athey are, benr no stamp ol freshness; hut look more like the reflections from other pictures, than original imprewions of nature upon the artist's mind Mr. Durand has the feeling and the learning to ?i:r_ i i ?..!< i llllll mi n Hirm MMiri. ^'1 M IIOMV^ ant concentration will make him one ' 'I you nevn haar of Mr. Brown, the artist 7 AfPOtXTWtvr nv rtinl (to.rrior- Charles'Kin eey. of Burlington New Jersey, commissioner ol deeds for this ?tate Wiuhlngtou. [Corr??|xjiid iirr of the Herald.] Wasuixuton, Monday?3 P. M. Proceedings In both House *? Anonymoni Mlauidera?Meura. Wise mifl Utanlry. Mr. Sn tuakd, President i?o tun., who had been quite unwell for several week* past, is now seriously ill, and Mr. White, of Indiana, is in the Chair to-dav. Mr. Southurd's continued sickness renders it necessary for tlx* Senute to elect another presiding officer. In the present state of parties, ii i.-1 difficult to say upon whom the choice will full. Mr. Bayard is a.- well qualified as any man in the rfenute, except Mr. King, (who belongs to the minority, and cannot, of course, be chosen,) and may very likely he selected. Among the memorials this morning, was one by Mr. Evans, from citizens of Muine, praying that the revenue bill, recommended by the Secretary of the Treasury, might be passed without alteration. Mr. Tai r.mnoE gave notice that when the resolution of Mr. Allen, in relation to Rhode Island, should come up again, he should offer an amendment which lie held in his hand. His amendment is us follows: Resolved, That, by the Constitution, the United States are hound not only to guarantee to every Sta'.e in theUnion a republican fona of government, but also to protect each one of them against invasion : and, upon proper application, against domestic violence. Resolved, That the form of government with which a State came into the Union, and liar been recognised and rejiresenteu as a member ol the Union, must be tween ana regarded cs republican ; and that such State ii entitled to all that protection against inva?ion and domestic violence, which is pledged bv the Constitution of the United States. Resolved, That tne Government of a State so coming into and recognised as a member of the Union, can only be changed or superseded, consistently with the principles of our American republics, when it is done in pursuance of, and in the mode proscribed by, the laws ol such State; and that any attempt by force to overthrow that government is disorderly and'revolutionary, tending to auarcliv and bloodshed, 'and, in the end, to tlie destruction of public liberty ; and is such a domestic violence as entitles that State, by her Legislature (or the Executive, when the Legislature cannot be convened), to apply for, and obtain from, the United States protection against the same. Resolved, That tliu application made by the Legislature of Rhode Island, one of the " Old Thirteen," to the President of the United States, for protection against domestic violence, was within the meaning and terms of the Constitution ; and that it was the duty ol the President to take such preparatory steps as a wise*and prudent forecast demanded, and to adopt such efficient measures as are contemplated by the constitution, and the laws made in pursuance of it, for giving 6uch protection. On motion of .Mr. Tallikadge, the original resolutions of Mr. Allen, and those of Mr. Tullmadge, were ordered to be printed. Mr. King moved to take up his resolution fixing a time for adjournment, and the motion was rejected by a strict party vole?ayes 17, noes 20. A bill to settle the account of the heirs ?f Silas Deane, was then taken up, and is now under discussion. An executive session ts expected to-day, and the whig a, threaten to reject Mr. Clinton, tne Fon-inluw of Mr. J. C. Spencer, who has been re-nominatcd as Collector of liufl'alo. The House went immediately into the consideration of the Navy appropriation bill this morning The debate ceased at two o'clock, and the committee are now voting tnion the amendments. "What strange infatuati >n po a sses eertain witlings in your city ! They are constantly writing annonymous letters to men high in office here, abusing gentlemen of whom they are enemies. Do they require to be told that assaultsof this description always fall harmless, and only inspire contempt for Ihewriter! Are they so ignorant as nyt to know, that a man. however obscure or insignificant, can never be injured by anonymous slander! The nature of the attack pre-supposes cowardice as well as malignity, and the individual who adopts this mode of warfare is either knave or fool, or possibly he may unitejthe properties ol both. Knave, he certainly is,oi he would not strike at a man who huH no meansof returning the blow : and fool he must be, or he would see the absurdity of attempting to prejudice a nian ol intelligence and discernment against any one by charges or insinuations, without proof or a name to sustain them. Within the past year, ink, paper and time enough have been expended against the Iler&ltl and its eorrespondent, to buy a good farm in any western State. This is a small matter, hardly worthy of notice It is adverted to, however, for the purpose of advising those anonymous gentlemen of the futility ol their exertions, and to suggest that the same amount of labor turned into another channel, might be productive of some beneficial results. Almost every body seems to rejoice at the bloodless termination ol the difficulty between Messrs. Wise and Stanly. They nre both amiable and esti name men in private me, wnn large circles 01 warmly attached friends and domestic ties, that | could not have been severed without producing un- ] speakahle wretchedness and suffering. The " <-liivalrv" men snv that the parties ought to have ex changed shots, but the laws which govern the conduct of'- honorable men," are altogether intangible and undefined, and now-a-days if is impossible to sav what constitutes n technical affront. Ilencs the difficulty of deciding upon the proper reply to injurious language. Formerly it was understood that opprobrious epithets could not he retorted in words ?that such terms as are often used in the Ifou3e should he met either by 11 blow or a pistol shot: hut things are changed, and hereafter we lire to have the largest liberty in all things. Thomas Hot.dswoktii Blake (of Indiana} has been api*iinted by the President of the I nited Stntes. with the advice and consent of the Senate, to be Commissioner of the General Land Office, vice III vriNGTON, resigned. This apjiointment was confirmed by the Senate, as we hear, with a unanimity which must he highly gratifying to Col. Blake and his friends, of whom he has many in this city.?National Intel. May 24. Supi-iiui* Court. Before Chief Justice Jours. Ms* 54.?Daniel (f". Lord vs. tarnn l.egi;ctt.?The plain tiff was owner of the brigt'ommodore Preble, und in May, 1833, chartered her to defendant for the purpose of proceeding to Mexico, take in a cargo of mahogany at Thosco, thence on a\oyage to St. I'ctersburgh, in Russia.? The vessel arrived at the river Tobasco, but a civil wai broke out. headed by a Gen. Thompson, on the one side, and Snnta Anna on the other. A battle w as fought, which resulted in fas or of the latter. The agent to deicndHn' put live tous of mahogany on board the brig, alter which lie declared his inability' to lead her. She remained tilt full time agreed upon, "when she returned to New York; action was instituted to recover the amount agreed upon the ground that the voyage was broken up by the ciTil war, and from circumstances beyond his control. Commissionshad been issued and forwarded to Mexico with th< view ol obtaining depositions. It appeared that America!" commerce was fully respected by the ri?al Mexican pow. ers, and no good cause coul i be "shewn why the terms ol I the charter should not be complied with. Verdict lor plaintiff $7,440damages and 6 cents costs. Tor plaintiff, Messrs. Townsend and Kinney. For de iendaut, Messrs. Emerson & Prichard. Snprcme Court. Mat-JI?Cast of John .1- Harry?Thiicase wascallcd up, and the argument proceeded in. Mr. Mercein, in his deposition, romplains loudly of the expense he has been put to, and the inconvenience caused to his family by the repented issues of habeas corpus, having already "encountered four, which resulted in the mother being allowed the care and custody of her child. In the Court of Errors an expense of ?34o 69 coats was incurred, which Barry was ordered to pay, but he answered the counsel that he mljjht get his money out of some old clothes if lie could. This Barry denies, asserting that his reply was "wouldn't you like to get it." Mr. Mercein denies having detained his daughter, or her child, against their will, hut if they seek from him a father's protec tion, he feels bound to afford it. Mrs. Barry also presented an affidavit, in w hisli she states that she has reason to believe that her husband is not so ntixions to have the child as to compel her to live with him. Barry read several letters w hich he had written to his wife, adjuring her to join him, not only on account of the love he hears her, but from the example and effect on their children. He statai that In- baa ona of the most baauUfnl places In Liverpool, .V S. , their little lmy is worth a mother's care, being, in fact, almost a " prodigy," and his performance io a Sunday school a few days before, of which Barry is superintendent, elicited applause from all that heard him. He say s that lie went to Sir. Morcein's last winter to see his child ; his motives were pure and his disposition jieacr.1.1. i.... i ... it...I Km h.r brother and atlerw nrds knocks! down t1i?> *tone *trp* by throe men. one of w hom, when he got up, he flogged, nnd another ran aw ay. Ho say*. al?o, that he went to Mr. Mercein's on the day the present habrii* rorpti* Wll allowed, in hopes that some compromise might be elfcctut, and proceeding* stayed. Mr. M. called in hi* (Barry'*) wife to show, as he laid, that ahewa* not detaineiljcompultoritv bythim. She came into tho room, treated hi* advance* with contempt, nnd on hi* coining out alammed the door after him. Mr. Speneer, on behalf of Barry, *tnte* that the mother hail been allow ed the can- and enatody of her cliild ow ing to it* tender age. bnt it i* now nearly five years old ; and the father hn* shown, hv the manner in wnlch the hot ii brought iip, that he i? capable, as he has a right, to th* cxerciie of a parent'* claim. Tho argument w as continued to a late hour. Spec In I Reillon*, Before Judge Noah and Aldermen Martin and Jonea May '14.?Catharine Kenton, charged with stealing sheets valued at f*> from John Wolgrnin, was discharged. William M'Cormiirh, charged with stealing a whip Irom <i- M. I lash, w a* remanded to prison for .10 lav*. Michael and Stewart Nea?, for stealing female wearing nnparel worth fit. was ?ent up for Gil day*. William < orhitt, for an assault ami battery on Catharine l.ynrh, wa* sent to the City Prison for '10 days. I harle* William*, for stealing two luxes of ribands worth II dollars from Bartholomew Brown, was) sent up for si* month*. John Booth for picking the pocket of O-oagc Ham, of was forwarded up for six month*. Frederick Fern*, lor assaulting lame* Ryan, wa* tent up for 6 month*. Peter t ole a Mark bov, for assaulting Lncy McFarland. was sent 'othe House Of Relnrr William Peterson, for stealing *1? worth of w earing apparel from Michael Dnane, set up foi ^ d month* % _ BY THE SOUTHERN MAIL^ WMhlufton. [f'cirrespnudencc ol the II -raid.] "Washi.xutux, Monday EveningP??n(5c of the Kavy Bill In the llouae. The Mouse have passed the Navy Appropriation Bill, with the amendment cutting the amount down jj'CO.OO", anil Mr. MeClellan'a proviso, the eflhet of which will be to stop ull promotions and up)>oint* m nts ia the navy for five years to come, at the least. The prc.iso is ax follows:? " Provided, That, till otherw ise ordered by Congress, no part of this or uuy futureor existing appropriation shall be applied to the payment of any othcer in the navy appointed after this date, beyond the number in eaeh grade on the 1st day of January, 1S41 ; and that the exees* now in the service beyond that number shall be reduced as last us deaths, resignations, and promotions, will permit." If this amendment pusses into a law, it will take five years to bring the several grades down to the number on the 1st of January, 1841. The establishment of the home squadron, and the increuse of promotions and appointments, rendered necessary by the wants of the service, have swelled every grade greatly since that period. The excess in the service hi the ^different guides is as follows:? Jan. 1, lull. Prutnt Hint. Exceit. Post Captain* S3 fid 15 Commander* 64 9*4 43 Lieutenants 2:17 326 W Surgeon* M 69 11 Assistant Surgeon* SI 66 3 Pursers 63 66 13 Chaplain* 14 34 10 Midshipmen 270 4S9 18# If llie Senate shall concur in this amendment, this large excess must be got rid of bv the slow process of deaths, dismissals, resignations and promotions, before any addition can be made to any one of these grades. We shall see how the people will be pleased with the parsimony of their representatives. If Congress do not intend to provide money for the wants of the Government, they may as well abolish the army and navy; but this striking by indirection is not exactly the thing. Baltimore. [Correspondence of the Herald.] BALTiMour, May 24,18-1!. Mn. Editor At last the great military encampment ha* come to a close, Yestorday, after afreview, by the Commander in Chief, Gen. Stuart, the tent* wore struck, and preparations made to take up the line of march, each for their respective homes. The Companies being all drawn ?p in line, Mr. Miudle, aid to Gen. Stuart, rode forward and prjclaimei the decision in refereuce to tha splendid "prize flag." It was awarded to the Maryland Cadets, of this city, commanded by Capt. Ropes, one of the Companies, which if you remember, I previously predicted would be most likely to win. The Cadets is unquest ionablyfa well drillod,and soldier-like corps,capable of undergoing the severest scrutiny, as well as camp duty, but the Lancaiterf Kinsibles, the Independent Blues, andithe Independent Greys, besides several others, gave them a hard rub. Indeed it was with difficulty that those appointed to de Side could satisfy their own mind* in coming to a concluelusion. Gen. Stuart presented the flag himself, and accompanied its presentation with a lew very brief hut appropriate remarks. When it was unfurled to the breeze and dedicated to liberty by kissing the newliorn light of heaven, our heroes marched back again to the post from whence thev hod been called for the occasion of its presentation, with feelings more glorious than imagination can paint. At 12 o'clock the troop* reached this citv, headed by the comninnder-in-chief, and ware dismissed. What is^rather strange, though much of the time it was inclement, not h single soldier had to desert hit pott in consequence of sickness. In my letter of the 21st, I stated that "Lady Canton" had won at the Kendall race coarse on the day precious, this was an accidental mistake, Jt was "Brown Stout" that took the purse. In reference to the Stanley and Wise affair, it was stated in the challenge sent by the" former and accepted by the latter, that the jostling of his horse against Wise, on the day they were riding out to the races, was purely accidental. iThis.ngreealtlp to the conceptions of W. C. Johnson, the friend of Wise, Rave him a latitude for cxplsDa'ion, which was done in writing, and proved so satisfactorily as to prevent the necessity of a hostile meeting. Mr. Chandler, of l'hiladelphia, is to deliver the leature this evening which was postponed from Inst week. There has been n decline in flour,and I now quote Howard street at $-6,G2i, with rather a dull market j Maryland wheat sells for f 1,26 a 1,37 ; Beef Cnttle were sold at thu lrove yard* yesterday at prices ranging from $6.70 to 6,26 per 100 pounds ; Provisions arc without change ; Whls key 1*J a 19J cents. The weather continues pleasant. Yours, RoPKaica. Philadelphia. [( onespoudej-Pf of die Hjrald.] Piiii.jtDELrim, May 21,1842. Another Tyler Meeting?The iMUnch?A real Battle? Slockt?Rhode UlanA Meeting, The Tyler movement in this city is growing more formidable than some per ions affect to believe. There was another preparatory meeting last nignt, which numbered about twice as many as at the first m~eting held. One of the objects of the movers in thii business is to overthrow the Clay interest in tha city authorities. It is alleged that the whig influence of the city is used against the President and in favor of Mr. Clay, and as these whig officers were elected .by the votes of the friends of " Tyler loo," they mean not to enrourage such a perversion of their trust any longer. Krom appearances TheseTyler men will be able to number et least a thousand votes, which, an/sAK^Sni* ? tKn 1 oct olool inn roltirna ttrill nlnrf fKn flov whig* out, if they do nothing more. They contend, and rightly too, that democratic opposition would do Tyler leu injury than do hi* enemies in thejwhig ranks. I anticipate a whig defeat in the city next fall. Stick a pin here. . Considerable preparations are going forward in conueetionVvith ^the launch of the frigate Itaritan. Several steamboats and the whole of the sailing craft will occupy positions in the stream, affording a favorable view to passengers at a consideration. The launch is expected to he one of the handsomest ever made from this yard, from the fact that the v essel passes a mncli greater distance U|H)n her ways. There wss yesterday a regular battle on the public parade ground, near the'prison, between a troop or Germans and a party of citizens, the latter of whom considered hcmselves aggrieved by some of the movements of the gentlemen on horse. The way in which the soldiers were pelted by clubs and stones, was a caution, They verceoon driven from the ground, nnd some of them considerably injured. Some of the citizens, too, received severe sword cuts. The whole was moat disgraceful, and s wholly attributable to the conduct of the men in uniform. The business in stocks has been light to-day, at prices the same ns yesterday. A rather dry meeting of the sympathisers of Rhode Island was held last night. The movement to take depositions into alleged abuse* against our Post Master, I predict will end all in smoke. Promotions in the -Army.?The following is a list of tlf promotions and appointments in the army of the 1 'nited Slates by the President Corp* of Topographical En/rimtrt.?First Lieut,' Thomas B. Ltnnard. to be Captain, 31st March, 1842, vire Guion. resigned ; Second Lieut. .1. C. Woodruff. to be First Lieut. 31st March, 1812, vice Linnurd, promoted. ^ Ordnnurt J/r/xni mem.?i anmin jonn cymingioi;, to be Major, 27th March. IH42, nee Lotnnx, deceased. First Lieut. R. 11. K. Whiteley, to be Captain,27th March, 1812, vice Symington, promoted Second Lieut. R. A. Wainwrirht.to be 1st Lieutenant, 27th March, 1842, vice Whiteley, promoted. Brevet 2d Lieutenant John McNutl, to be 2d Lieutenant, 27th March, 1842, vice Wainwright, promoted. Fir*t Rteirrrnt of lirntfooni?Firs' Lieut. R. A Terrett, to be Captain, 21st Febr:vice Simonton, deceased. Second Lieut. Chilton, to be l?t Lieutenant, 21et February, 1812, vice Terrett, promoted. Brevet 2d Lieutenant John Love, to be 2d Lientenant, 21st February, 1842, vice Chilton. promoted. Brevet 2d Lieutenant Abram B11r.-.i .. 1? .11 1 A..r;i mi<> vice Wickliffe, struck front the rolls. j4pi>oinlmctiU.?< irortf' Meade, late of the Army, to lie 2d Lieutenant in theCorpa of Topographical Kneineers, lWth May, 1X11 Nathan Towson, Paymaster (ieneral. re-appointed. David S. Towntend, Paymaster, rc-appointed. Timothy P. Andrews, Paymaster, rc-a|>poinied. Qfj- S. W. Thatcher has been n|<poin(rd by the President of the 1'nited States, Vice Consul of Russia for the port of IJoston. fitjr Intelligence. iMromiT Akrot.-From prrviou* itxpicioui circum>.taner?, otticew Bowyer and McGrath have been on the | alert for ?everal itay? paat, in acnre.h of a notoriom memtier ol thr gang of " KonigackerR," known an " Joe Wy a ' nock} but who for RhortneM i* (ometima? called Johs, j alias Jack Robertson, of Now Jer?er. Yesterday after- . noon as they were proceeding to thr place of departure of the evening uteamhaitta. Bowyer recognised the long nought for gentleman in company w ith on* of hi* "pal?," 1 and immediately levied upon him w ith the graplingt of the hone ond mnaelo of the daw. Joe made full fight, and rniced a crowd of several hundred people around him 'f before he wm fully aecured In the course of the opera tion. he wai rem to throw away a package of hank notr? | which nil found, on examination, to he fifteen $J0 hills t each purporting to have been i??uej by the Hnn?atoni , I

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