Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 31, 1842, Page 2

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NEW YORK HERALD. .v.-vi- \orla. Ttteaday. May 31, 1844. H-ra' I RnMotlla of IVawa. .* T. ! hi; let in of Mem i? kepi ?t ilia north-weal Co " 1 1 oi '"i I hattau streets. On the arrival of the ;i. nri.4 ' tn-ilr, i right o'clo'ilt, A. M.?am' alio of ihe ?. ''mull, .it fouro'clock, P. M-, the litest iiitelM^cncr from ill parts of the world, mar be foun t on the Herald Ballot in Bour.l, at thit oornar. Let ttarv wayfarer stop an;ra t. Advertiaementa of all kinds taken at the oftiee Herald tirntral Printing OHIce. The Gmioriil Printing Orfira, capable of doing all aorti of printing, such aa hooks, pamphlets, billa, enrdf of all tacritHiona, it now open ut the Herald Buildings, entrance lrom >aitaustreet?Jowpo miiou, rrmwi Second Bdltlnn of the Herald to-day for (he Acadia. To-day at 2 o'clock, a second edition of the Herald will he published, containing all the financial, local, theatrical, religious, literary and political intelligence of city or country that may transpire after the issue of the morning papers. This edition is intended to go bv the Acudia steamer, which sails from Boston to-morrow for Liverpool. Single papers or quantities may be procured at the Herald office, north west corner of Nassau and Fulton streets Litters ron the Oli) World ?The Acadia will leave Boston to-morrow for Halifax and Liverpool. Her letter bags will close in this city, this afternocn, at twenty minutes after four o'clock at the Post Office, and at tour o'clock at Harnden's and Gilpin's in Wall street. Hubllr Meetlnc In Relation io the Navy and Army. The " Courier and Enquirer" of yesterday propose that a public meeting should he got up by the cit >z.en3 of N'etv York., in order to express their sense of tit * conduct of Congress m the recent vote and measu;. .1 t,v>y have adopted in relation to cutting ijov. n, curt filing and crippling the Navy and Army of this country. It i? seldom that we can agree with our highly re::ahie eoteiiiporarv of the " regular i.rniv,'' and Ise.krupt under the law of Congress, but in this par t e i'ar instance we do moat cordially agree with him, barring all his debts. T> "Courier" suggests that the meeting should be ci!l?d without distinction of party, and a proper 1 conniv ndabh sngg-stion this is. We sincerely v\ ..i tli great mnv of the intelligent people of this eoe ' >' die i.? Musq'iesiion ?.;t the broadest possible rronuds. Tiie conduct of Congress h is been Y" e; hi ipfnl, charging enormous sums for milen~ . icke1 uu .$ i a day fordoing worse than nothing, nod > ' hypocritically canting about economy ,.:i I retrenchment, mid to show their sincerity, putting all the money they can in their own pockets, viJ -ttem.'tiug 10 destroy the most valuable institution in the country?the Navy. ThkM>i; w. Revomttiox.?The recent emrute in N ;? Orleans is mere'v another item in the grent moral revolution which is pervading every class and every description of society ; and which is destined to control the political and financial operations of this country, and bring them all to a healthy and noun 1 state. The fact is, thut the political and bashing system of this country is and has been so loo 'm? demoralised and debauched state that the m i d ense of die coimnunitv can endure it no lo er-r, id they are rising up in their might and oi .>?ty to correct all these evils. I'ai.sj- Sm.vt.?We see it staled in some of the papers, that Oov. Borr is rusticating or hiding hint* s. V somewhere in. the neighborhood of Perth Amboy. Thi.t may be true, but it is more likely that it is nothing but a rutc to prevent his arrest; nnd the probability is that he is now staying in this city.? Any person who has an enutt at the Pewter Mug can see iiim. If so, it is equally probable that some of his warm lartizunsin this city arc secretly concerting measurrs to get up another rmeiiir, to take place in Rhode Island as soon as possible. 1 A Warnino to SuiNruisTKR Brokers.?Oyes! O jm! <> yes! All ye brokers, shavers, shinners. rogaes, rascals, who get a living by shaving the poor out ol tl e discount on paper currency, be pleased to take a solemn warning from the mobs of Cincinnati und New Orleans. He who cast the money changers out of the temple is not on earth bodily, hut his spirit is beginning to arise in these latter days. Ores! O yea! O yea 1 Vox poputi vox dti. DtsTtNortsnnD Akfivaj-s.?The Postmaster General, with part of his family, arrived here yesterday 10 remain n few days. Mr. Webster is daily expected, on his return from the eastward. The >ergennt-ai-:irms of the House ol Keprescntaiives, 1'. S.. has been here for several days past, with a hat lull or suhpeenas for several individual", to appear at Washington before the committee investigating certain matters connected with the furniture of the new Custom House at this place. F.ivw Kussuta a'jais at tut Park ?We understand that Mr. Blake, the Charge ties Affaire* of rhe Park, has effected a farewell engagement with Funny Ellaler, and that she will niuke her first nppearance on Monday or Tuesday next, in one of her new bnUrlt. I This is a remark aide engagement, and will be I msrkcd Willi cnrim,* raiulto l i., f 1 I - ? ?? ? . UI.I.S I uuuj liwyuiu in the soft iinil lomantic island of Cuba, we learn that she < aught a fresh inspiration from some o( the native da.ics?, practised by those fantastic islander She frequently wandered out among the rnoun- , tains ami vales ol Cuba, saw their native dancers , in their native villages, rmght ii|> a variety of inat'Vi i's, took ! .-suns from tlie dancei- themselves, nod out of the" be ha" sonstnicted three origiuul , # ./rU, diversified with uew aud picturesque dances, ia London and Pari", and perchance in Germany, , \, ?ef? to briit;i out these foi'/fion her own tiuo t: f at ii< ic %ve shall have the lint teste of this own >us quality of ueni t" in the dnnee. The s|?-c- ( icle will be rem >rknble. I H ,T~r?o|? ?>[r. Parker, the well known Proles- 1 or>>, tne " I'glit fnntastic toe." showed us yeater- ' d . 1 ' a dozen of linitbois, or tne improved rrv. In size they are enonno'.H?one being tihd.it 1> re m six eorninon strawberries. If Mr. Parker would mm gardener?go to < iowantis B ty? and pi 'it these slips, he would beat Jake Morris all ' to stom*. Tua On iton on Finn!?hot th" river, but the ( cwif: si< ?mer of that name. She runs between this city art1 Norwalk, Osnn., and took tire on her last trip. H,-r pas-engi rs were much frightened, expect- ' ul- il second edition of the I,exinetnn ..llinr V. Trr a little* while, however, all lives were saved.? ' Host somewhat damaged. Tinv ;e or Ci'kkevt.?No le. s than 2500 emi- * ?ri"ts have arrived at Toronto thi? season from fir'-al Britain. 500 of whom nn tliUeity. It i. said tli t the influx of .-e tiler* into (. .iu*da West from < thi? country iathie year unirerrdeotcd ItrtEsrArrT. Timtts.?St. Johns. N'. B. is in a deplorable etVto Five thousand people have left tli.it city since Marrh, and hundreds of house* are entirely tcnanilfies ' V Br.rrvsoMixo rv Canapa.?Vegetation is making r.-.pid prognvs throughout Canada?the apple tree: ai.* in hhvssont and the damlalion in flower, and t'.ie grass begins to afford pasture for the eattle. Uff To-Morrdw ?Three packet ships for London, Liverpool, and Havre, with identy of passengers. * D.ivtn again.?In consequence of the crowd hi the last performance of the grand oralorio of David,it is fob- repeated at the Tab.roadle on Tuesdi?> , evening, the 7?h of Jane. DonrraD.?It issaid that Joe fsinrlh/the Mormon, was recently killed in an affray near Nauvoo. > i .... i ? \ k 4 " V ?? - s _ tmmmgmm ??f?? Important Decision of U?? Supreme Court r ?It evolution In th? Corporation?The 1 Wulp Triumphant thai far. \ The great question of the ascendency in the Corral ion li is beta decided thus f ir in favor of the ivliiga. Last iveek the questions involved in the coutro. tsv, as to wlteth r the Whig Alderman and Aasibtni of the Sixth Ward, were entitled to their seats r not, were argued before th?? Jmprerne Court, now s iting in thin city, with ureal ability on both sides; the Mayor apiwanag tor himself, assisted hv Mr. Cowdrey, ami Messrs. Foot, Lord, and Wood, for Aldermen Crolius and Attwell. The argument* closed on Saturday night, and yesterday morning a decision was unanimously given by the Court to the fleet that the mandamus applied for must issue to the Mayor toswear in Messrs. Crolius and Attwell as Alderman and Assistunt of the Sixth Ward, forthwith. We presume that there will be no appeal from the decision, us it would only b? a loas of time, with probably no diflarcnt result in the end. Such, then, being the fart, let us look at the consequences that will flow from this decision. The whigs, Crolius and Attwell being sworn in, have a ma;ority of one ui each board, and two in loint ballot. This is as much as they want, and j just sufficient to keep them decent and correct in their ..orporate conduct, and to prevent them from passing any very ultra, violent, extravagant, or inju| dicious measures. Hut at the same time, it gives them tremendous power and influence for the whole year. All the patronage ol the city, all the money, all the officers, all the power connected with the government of this vast city (except what checks and vetoes the Mayor may put upon them) will he in the hands of the whigs from this time until May next. Consequent upon this slat.* of things, ot course we shall have in less than a week from now, a clean sweep of all the locsfocos holding office under the Common Council. All will go, from the Comptroller down to the lamp-lighters?weighers, measurers, inspectors,'superintendents, street-sweepers, collectors, and everybody in the shape of a locofoco office-holder. And in anticipation, or rather apprehensive of this state of things, we presume that Tom Lloyd dismissed himself, to save the Whigs the trouble ol doing so. The cutting oft' heads we presume will not begin till about the middle of next week? any Wednesday?because the Whig Aldermen must have time to hold two or three caucuses, and eat two or three good suppers, before they can possibly determine which ot the twenty candidates tor every office it would be proper to elect. When the next joint ballot is held, there will be the most beautiful row and tight that ever was seen in this world. The locofocoa will have a hatch of names ready to propose, nnd the whigs will have their hatch of names; and there will he discussion and 1 talking by the hour, nnd debate, and abuse, and ' jk-rsoualities, and lighting the ground inch by inch, and every manoeuvre, and trick, and scheme of party politics imaginable will be resorted to, but all i in vain. Die ihe present office-holders must, and ' there is no help for tliern. Well; the thing must now he considered as set- ' lied, and the locofocos had better give up with a ] good grace, at once, make a virtue of necessity, j and die with decency. They have lost the city by ' 'heir disreputable quarrels, divisions, and brawling ] contentions, and they certainly deserve the fate they have met. However, there is lio|x* tor them next ( iall. Ifthey behave well in the mean time, work hard ! and have no more defalcations, they may possibly ( carry this city next November. " t TSse Decision. c The People, on the relation of John Heath and Samuel lloome, assessors of the Sixth Ward, N. Y., vs. Robert H. t Morris, Mayor ofthe city of New York. On motion, and alter hearing counsel on both sides, or. ' deroil that a mandamus i_sue to Robert H. Morris, Mayor t of the city of New York, requiring him to administer the ti oath ofotficetothu relators as assessors of the Sixth Ward 1 of the said city, whan the relators shall present themselves F lor that purpose. I The same on the relation of Joseph R. Taylor, clerk of 11 the hoard of Aldermen, vs. the same. o The like, w ith a different description of the office. " The aame on the relation of Edward Williams, clerk of h the lroard of Assistants vs. the same. The like. 1< In the motion ofthe New York Charter Election. c Motions for writs of mandamus requiring the Mayor to administer the oallis of otlice to John Heath, Samuel g tloome, James R_ Taylor, and Edmund Williams. Thi Cockt We^iave considered the questions which n have beenso ablv discussed at the bar, and arrived at the n following conclusions : -First, the loss of the vo'ea s in one of the four districts into which the t <lxth w ard was divided did not defeat the election in that 1 ward. If the votes of the first district are to he considered r as totally out ofthe question in consequence of the riotous t proceedings which drove the inspectors from the room s where they were ennvassiag, the result of the election s must then be determined from the votes in the remaining n districts, and those votes shew Clarkson Crollus, jr. was si elected alderman, Richard 11. Atwell Assistant Alderman, o and John Heath and Samuel Ron me assessors of the Sixth word. If the votes given in the first district are taken into 1 ihe account, there is satisfactory evidence that the result will not he changed. <1 Srtond. Although the ward canvassers have not Ccrtifi- p od the result in the fonns prescribed hv law, they have C certified the returns of the inspectors in* the second, third c and fourth districts. Those returns arc in due form, and n from them it may he ascertained by the simple process of g tddition, who were elected to the several offices, which o were to be filled. This is sufficient prima facie evidence f title to authorise tlio administration of the oath to the < ;ior?ons appearing to have the greatest number of vo'es. " Third- The Recorder has authority to admiulster the u oath of office to Messrs. Crolius and A-well. f f'turlh. Mr. Crolius having been elected and sworn, he f< ind the eight Aldermen with whom he actod. constitutes c a legal hoard for the transaction of business ; and the re- e Utor, Taj lor, vs as therefore, duly appointed clerk, and is entitled to be sworn into office. Mr. At well, nnd the eight Vssistants with whom he acted, also constituted n legal c board, and the relator, Williams, is consequently ruthled to the office of assistant. n c Further Particulars. n The announcement of this decision created a rrcit sensation throughout the city among the politteal circles Three different extras, from as many * liffercnt printing offices?the Herald, Sun, and Tri- ? dune, xvere issued immediately The City Hall, the v vestibule, the Park avenues, and the Bulletin Board?, urticularly that ol the Herald, were crowded with l in.xioit9 faces and wagging tongues, inquiring what J", lie decision v. an? what were its reasons and prinei- r des The whigi were in high glee, and the locofo- ' 'os laughed nt the wrong end of the month, chew- p ng tohacco out of mere vexation. Towards four o'clock, the Whig Board of Alder- ^ men met and passed ,i resolution to meet in joint a lallot this (Tuesday) afternoon, at 4 o'clock, to re- p move all the locofocos, and to appoint three hun. cdr? d of the most hungry whigs out of 10.000 who * want taf place . Tlu-y also removed Mr. Sanctified ? Bogies, ofth.- livening Po?t, from the office of Printer f" io me jsoanl, and appointed Charles King. of the American, in his place?also [visaed a resolution to V rtamine ihc validity of the Eighth ward election. ? At tee same sitting a memorial froin 2tN> weavers of it lie rfixthteenth ward, for office, was reterred to the ^ ommiltee on applications for office, to ascertain < .vliat should be done. The whig Board then ad- p oumed. 0", In the meantime, the locofoco* were not idle. A 10 necting ""was held in the Tea Koom, and it was j".' igreed that they had a little pluck yet left. Accord if ngly, the Mayor addressed the following note to the " vhig officers of the two Boards:? tl The Mayor's letter. J< Miron's Owes, May 30. IS4'i. * To Josirn R. Tavioa ?sn fcnwis Wiinms, F.suas. illTLKMRt :? [a At 1 'aformed jrou upon presenting the llulet of Court o methis morning, 1 hive obtained a ?tav of proceedings t, n inch of a our c*?os, to enable me to make up a record In j(j line ra<? ? that the opinion cf the Court for the Correction ?j >f Rrrort may l?e taken upon the subject. Since I saw >ou. reflection haa Convinced me. that the welfare of this ,1( :?ty, and the integrity of lh" Charter of the City, re- q ptires the lodgment of the Supreme Court thould here- j,fitwtdbj Mia Court tor tfca Canwtfaa of Knaaa- hi The Supreme Court in their decision have determine.! , hat the destruction of the ballot lio.xe* in a district of a .Vsrd. striata tkt elaeriaa of that Wart for mnrr umcer*. This ili?ion practically may be j? ?> impocant to tlna city that I deem it to If my duty rt ii have ita legality te?trd by the ( ourt of last reaurt, whu<r |t lerlainu w ill make it th(an of the laud, or w ill reverae ,r t. We have 17 w trim in thl* cttv, which wardt aredl- m i i<lr I into ?ome 71 election diatricta. If it ia the law of ,r lie land that a dee'.riiction of ballot bone* in any or in rr Tinny diatricta aothorltea the remaining iliatrirta of the rani to deci le the election, there ia ?tich tempta'ion to the >; m%oIm| Ud Mpirlac t? Autrejr boaee, that it ia to be oared election* may tie determined more by the deetrnc- ,,, ion of ballet bnvee than by the majority of votea. There (jl re other quejtiona deeide?l by the Huprume fourt iu vially important to the charter righte of the city, though ot na cui-htial to the peaceend orderof ita citi/ena, ?h ich I 01 c iuiref the doclalon of thr l ourt of laat reaort s( Examination naa tatitfird me, that if I admitiiater the ath of o?ce to you, gentlemen, that act will waive all (1, At to urtjr tha question to the Court far the Correcion of Error* , I am, thorefoie, ooualraiuod to refute I idininiateriug tuch oat lit. I do thta with leta reluctance, >ecaute the tame ilecitiun of the Supreme Court thowi 1 hat other utficeri may administer these umlit to you. am1 on, therefore, will not In;prevented attaining your legai nJ jutt right*, should tuch decision he tultSfntxf. You ttoi 'hi t the power of the city under mt control. >ill he, , -i<ed to maintain the peace, un<l to nurtainyou tnJ the Hoard* hy'whum you are appointed, in the i terlite of all tuch duties at you may deein proper to |>erforni under the Jocition that baa been inrnte. ROBT. if. MORRIS, Mayor. Thus it will appear that the difficulty ii not settled. The ???!#? la to be carried up 10 the Court of Error*, which meet* here on Saturday, there to he re-opened and re-nrgued. The ftin now commences?the excitrnent increa sen?''aiiii<|uaHfs muy nc rain-i-icu?numcanr* art* brewing. This afternoon ut four o'clok, the two whig board* meet in the City Hall to carry out the decision of the Supreme Court, and the locofoco* will also be there to stay ull proceeding*. Probably twenty thousand modern Athenians will be in the Park to hear the news, and listen to the speaking, or see the fighting. Great tun is expected. If an i inrutt takes place, an Kxtra Herald will be published at 6 or 7 o'clock in the evening. Look out for thunder?don't tread on my corns. Mr. Polndexter's Report. I am much averse to laying my name before the public (except in the shape of an advertisement in the way ot business,) but I cannot allow the gross misrepresentations of this report, lunching my business as a stationer, to pass unnoticed. Shortly ufter Mr. Curtis became collector, I engaged to supply hisolftce with stationery ut prices as low as any other stationer would furnish the same articles. A bill amounting to upward of three hundred dollars was contracted with the former stationer of the Custom House, about that time, without the knowledge of Mr. Curtis, sud a few articles were in like manner procured of another person by oue of the storekeepers, hut with these exceptions I had, as I believe, furnished the chief part, if not the whole of the stationery (printing not included) which hail been ordered by Mr. Curtis ftt the time the bills were laid llof'nro tlio ,-nmm io.lnn ..ra M, hill. ,.m?,.nt.,l to oh,ml fourteen hundred dollars. When the subject was before the commissioners, Mr. Bon ne, i well known and most respectable stationer, and Mr. David Kelt, examined my bills and the articles furnished. Mr. Felt gave Mr. Curtis a written estimate, ami was of opinion that he rould have furnished the same artii les at a saving to the government of from eight to ten per cent, while Mr. Bowne was of opinion that my bills were reasonable and fair. Mr. Bowne was called before the commissioners, and doubtless gave that opinion as a witness, because Mr. Tomdexter has set aside his testimony us worthless on tbc ground of his interest, Mr. Bowne having supplied a few article* of stationery, not to Mr. Curtis but to tne appraisers' department ? But upon the alleged testimony of Mr. David Felt there is much comment in the report, to conviet Mr. Curtis of wasteful extravagance in tne purchase of stationery, and a tabular comparative statement is put forth, showing in one column the'articlci supplied, in another the price paid by Mr. Hoyt, in another the prices paid by Mr. Curtis, and in the last column, the true 'market value," according to the evidence of Mr. Felt. It is rumored that Mr. Felt never revised, raad over, or signed his deposition, an 1 that there are errors in it. but as he has not chosen to correct those errors, I must take it to be approved by him. The spirit in which Mr. Poindexter has conducted his proceedings, and drawn up his report, is too well understood to require comment ; but whatever his personal enmity toward Mr. Curtis. I think it hardly right that others should be sacrificed at the shrii.e >f his malignity. The first article in this tabular statement runs thus? " Super royal cash hooks." Price under Mr. Hoyt $20. rhe second column is blank, or filled with a dotted line, ndicating, none purchased by Mr. Curtis?the third coumn bus $11, as the true market price. Now this is a ilsehood to start with. To fill the lilank in the second ohimn according to the truth, would not answer the purmse of Mr. Poindexter, and this may be said of the other dnnks?and why ! Because in the identical bill, (one of nine,) from which the next item "Imjiort books" is extract d, there is this entry?Six super royal cash Itooks at $9, .vhile Mr. Felt's estimate of the market value is $11 ; now I t would not ilo to put this item down, because this price vas two dollars under Mr. Felt'a, and less than half the irice paid by Mr. Hoyt! This was perhaps the most prominent item in my bill, tnd nearly the heaviest in amount, and the very next -barge in the bill is selected to be placed in the tabular statement. I take leave to say this was a wilful suppression of the ruth, and as flagrant falsehood as any affirmation. Next ako the article of (taper, price under Mr. Curtis froin $6 o >/, wuue according to .sir. rcit, a good article ol ruled aj> is wortli but $2. Very little paper has been supplied by me. I find only wo reams in these bills charged over f5, one ft ream of due laid English letter paper, the other, a ream of exti a uperfuie ruled. There was, however, one other excepion, and of this Mr. I'oindexter did not find it convenient o make mention. This was a half ream suner gilt ledge utter paper, furnished May lath, 1341, for the use of Mr. 'oindexter, and charged at $7 per ream. Ruled paper at 2 pur ream must be found for the Custom House, but the tvestigator is particular to insist upon gilt edge at a cost f *.7 to the Gov eminent, for his own use ! I appeal to the lcrcnntile community whether a good article of ruled cap thigh charged at $5 ; and it the customers of Pavid Kelt iok into their hills they will see whether $'7 or $6 is the harge which they pay their stationer. But the most gross misrepresentations are made in reard to steel pens. The testimony of Mr. Eno, agent for lie sale of llayden's pens, (a manufacturer in Mass.) is tost shamefully turned and twisted by Mr. I'oindexter to nswer hit purposes, and much, I om sorry to say, to the acrifice of truth. Mr. Eno is made to say, at page 15 of he report, thnt he stands ready to supply the Custom louse with any quantity of Gillott's commercial pen at $3 -or gross on cards, and at $1,50 per gross in boxes, whilehe Custom House is paying $9 |wr gross, or less, for the ame pen. Now 1 assert that Mr. Eno never offered to upply Gillott's commercial pen at any price ; farther, I do ot believe that Mr. Eno cverowned'a gross of them, and are I am ho never saw them in grosa boxes; but Mr. Eno's wu language will best illustrate the matter New Yokk, Mit 10, 134-2. fr. II. .lustier: Pear Sir At your request 1 have examined Mr. I'oinexter's Report (No. 669 of House of Representatives,) age 16. in regard to the stationery for the New York usioin House, and find that my evidence is not reported orrectly. The price of pens, equal to the magnum bourn, should be renortod, "could be afforded at j-4 50 per rots on cards, and at a lcaa price in boxes, say, the cost f the cards and holders on them.' The commercial pen shown me by the commissioner as not the large barrel pen, known in the market as the commercial pen," but one of Gillott's smaller peas ihicli Is sold at a less price, the barrel pens being sold at 7, and the other at $3.36 per gross. None of the pensof rodby me to Mr. Hoyt were English?they were Amerlsn. manufactured by Josiah Hayden, nnd warranted qual to the English. (Signed) EDWARI) J. ENO. Again. The tabular statement says, "Pens by the ard, usual site, (small,) 76 cents to'$1,25 under Mr. loyt. and 75 cents to 83 under Mr. Curtis," while the larket price, as given by David Felt, it 25 cents t-er urn. it 11 iaa.cn in noses, $i.bu per gross. in inn unfair tingling tip of fill small pen* are included tho whole of Perry's pen*," "(inn.'' " extra fino," " India rubber firing,r "side spring," "flat spring," anil "elattia pens nd holders." 1 nee! only appeal to every bookkeeper, nd almost every merchant, and ask them what they ive for the Terry" ian pens; they are well known an J no ow thing Whoever purchased a card at 3d cents, and ;ho oversaw them in gross boxes ' Again, why should It Poindexter give hi-" statement as from 76 to ftl rents n ler Mr. Curtis, when he well knows that in the very ills from which he '11s made extracts, there are several barge* of |?"is at :.0 cents per card, and in only one solitr\ instance can lie find a charge over 7* cents-, and the easonofthis was thai the original holders were taken i! anil a new patent holder riirnishad in its place. 1 link 1 am safe In saying that the majority of pens suplied by me have not hern over 60 cents., while some avo boon charge! at 37J cents, and even the Porryian cos. on cards, at five shillings, (see bill JSth duly,) rhile almost every one knows that 75 cents is the comion market price." A word or two as regards abstract paper. Here Mr. oindextcr gives us another dotted line in his -hedule of omparative prices, or rat >er marks It. "none furnished to Ir. Ctfii," while within l.vo lines of 'hr p ms. on the aine hill, the article is charged at just'.>5 per cent helow hat it h i! beeu furnished lor tinder Mr. Hoyt. A little irtheron in the tabular statement, abstract paper is menone!, marked (inferior quality) $70 under Mr. Hoyt. and ?1 cents per sheet tinder Mr. Curtis. True value $16.? ir. Poindextcr has very kindlv transferred the paper suplicd by mc from the $47.50 column to the $15 one. PerHps he thought it would make no difference to me,while would serve to show a much greater discrepancy l?e. veen the pricechargad and the actual value, which was a doubt done to oblige Mr. Curtis. It is worthy of olc rvation that this paper is quote I by the ream, as if the jlleotor Vl< buving largely, while, m the course of near. fourteen monthc not our one hundred and fifty sheet#. " thereabout, have been purchased or used in lh" collccr'? office. This hat been supplied and ruled to a dilfiill pattern, for special returns to the Treasury, in email irrels. le it honest to speak of three small pnrthl'oa aa by the ream? Mr. Polndcater bnya a doee of Kpaom ilte at a dntg etore for sixpence. Will he then enj ? now iere are so many doses in a barrel, I will say nothing of le cost of doing it up in amall papers. but having an oh. ct in view. 1 w ill bring a charge against this druggist of lling salts by the barrel at an enormous sum above the larket value. He may do this a* fairly as to state that lis paper, of which but a few sheets in the year are used, so much perreuni. !f there h <s lieen no error oil the part of Mr. Pointle* r, I am afraid it will fall to the lot of David Kelt. Thl? lentieal ream of paper, nuotcd as charge I nt IH| c. per iret, rule 1 by me, and valued bv D. Kelt at $15 per ream, nil have been the paper furnished by me, as I supplied ? other. Now this same ream of paper was purchased ot avid Fill aj an importer, for fifty dollars, cash. Mr. clt did not know this at the time the sheet was handed to iin as a samole as the pajier bad changed hands. Wha* difference it mnki-s between setting a valueou my neigh >r's goods, and the value I set on my own. Thus the report might he taken, item by item, and its consistency shown, but I will not thus trespass on you iluinns. One word more in relation to the testimony nl nvid Kelt Wore I have done, and I would conli e m; If to the article of black writing sand. David Kelt Is a le to state that he ?clls black sand at |)) cents per peek '4) cents per bushel; thus bringing it to $1 50 per h ir1, and'hat at these prices it affords him a profit of dOO ! tr cent, making the cost of his sand 50 rents per barrel ' ow this Is too gross to !> called a slight error. It is e iIculation"mlnii?ely anterwl into, and it is well known to r> s'ationer. everv vrhol..?sl? .< ? ?1 .. ...iii nH"i pcrrtRp ird'warr marrhnnv'that the ronmon prior of aand h? in barrel la about aid that it ringd from $j to ff> m >rding to the abundance or arnroty .>f the market Call ' l tin? deatrr in thr article unit he Will girr jrott thr ?nmr iitrmrnt. ! do not know that it w on Id br doing Mr. Kelt auy injnare (perh.api he would br glad of the opportunity) to aug- 1 qest, that inasmuch uhi hu thus fairly, honestly, and . mildly, net forth the actual value of many articles of tationery, bl* niimaroiu customers, (including on#or two institution*) should be invito! to look u|> their old bills and .irtiBcut thelii to Itnn, and thus attdrd hun an opportunity I' rfliindioi? am smiill over-chnnroa made lis >.1x1. - Line hi* statements reported by Mr. Poindexter ax the stanI'ara. I submit these remarks ill vindication of my ow 11 busiiuss to all w hum it may concern. Their correctness can in dismal degree be established by the r?>]>ort itself, ami it would olford mr pleasure to verily such as ant not thare explained, by a reference to my own books.

Let the reader compare thia table w ith that on tha 11th page of the report, and thia subject will be umleretood without argument. Postcript.?Since the foregoing was prepared,1 have been allowed to examine Mr. David Kelt's bills rendered to a single establishment in this city, for stationery delivered within the lost eighteen months, autl down to the present time, amounting to more than live thousand dollars, paid in cash, and when the bargain ivai for the low est cash prices, as I am ready to prove. Finding Mr. Kelt's hills on an average higher than my own, I have concluded to annex a tabular statement, after the manner of Governor Poindexter, as to form. I have selected such items us correspond wite those put forth in the tabular statement in the report, it will appear either that David Kelt is very badly reported by Mr. I'oinduxter, and I am inclined to believe he is, or that there is a huge diflerence between Mr. Kelt's theory as a witness, and his practice as a stationer. Prices un- Markrt ra- .Actual rFgi. Jm .'Jrheirs supplied. Jtr Mr. hie by Da- David Fell-Bills Curtis. rid Fell. rendered. Pells, tip the raid. $6 by |fr. or $0.71 by the jroce l uges! Slid best, 75c to 80c Kir per card 71 to (7 cts |>r card. Commercial pens, 75c pci card 17cper card 71 to 87 cts. IVns, by the card, usual size,[small 7ic to U3c 21 cents 87 cU to lti cts. Letter paper, av'g pnee b> the ream. 11 to $7 $] to 3.10 $ito6.K). e oolscsii p* r.rul'd, S5 to 1.50 S? pr ream 11 to WO. P ucils.by ilie gro., $12 to 11 $9 118 to 84. Wafers, b\ the lb., $1.10 00 eents $1.10. Was, by the lb., $1.10 71 cents 11.10 to SI. (Quills, liv U11 1000, $10 $11 $40 to $41. I ap,blanks,print'd, Hon sheet, Slttoll $7 pr ream $12.10 to 10,ruled. < an blanks, I on a stun t $12 to $14 $7 to 7.50 $20 to 27. Other cap blanks, priuted. $12 $7 to 7.50 $18 to 20 I mi so ill, [same an Itl^eaht.or abstract paper.- ISO ream $11 $129per reaiu.lass llie printing the head, valued at $C, making $12] |a-r ream, same article. It is but fair to Mr. Kelt and mysolf, to state a.' t scarcely in any instanco have the articles been supplied in the quantities given in the report, but inasmuch as Mr. Poindexter has -een tit to multiply small quantities into reams, groces, and thousands, to make the discrepancy greater, I have been compelled to take the same course in relation II, I 1 ... 1. . 1. ! , "HENRV'ANSTICE Account Book Manufacturer ami Btatiouor, corner of Cedar and Nassau streets, New Voaa, May 16, l84->. Common Connoll. Board or Ai.di.hmkn.?Monday, May 30th.?At the hour of Ave the Whig member* elect of the Board of Aldermen, including Clarkton Crolius, of the Sixth, took their scats in the Board of Aldermen and proceeded to business. Alderman Woodhcll in the chair, and Joaeph R. Taylor, Clerk, assisted by David T. Valentine, Assistant Clerk. The rule* of theprcviou* Board, aa well aa those of the joint ballot, were adopted. Alderman Writ, of the Sixteenth, presented a resolution to meet in Joint Ballot on Tuesday (this) afternoon, at 4 o'clock. Aldtrninn Choi.ii i, of the Sixth, moved to amend, byinserting live o'clock. Alderman Writ replied that he thought the business before the joint meeting might be extentivc, and therefore if they commenced at nn early hour they would get through the sooner. Alderman Caoi-n-a withdrew his amend- i t, and the cutting ofT and putting on of heada will coir. -cot four o'clock precisely. Alderman Junks,of the Fifth Ward, prea< itcd a preamble and resolution to the efTect that as a S, ute tax of one mill on the dollar had been passed by the Legislature it was therefore advisable that all unnecessary oltir.es should be abolished, and all extra salaries curtailed, which was adopted. Alderman Bst.ts, of the First Ward, then offered aresolution authorising the Alderman and Assistant Alderman of the First Wurd to appoint a Deputy Keeper of the Battery, at fit 60 per day ! Alderman Dsrir.s, of the Fifteenth, presented a resolution referring the papers relative to the election of Aldarmaii Vandervoort, of the Eighth Ward, to a committee of three to examine into and report thereon, which was adopted, and the President appointed Aldermen Davies, West and Leonard, suid committee. Alderman Woodiiuli., of the Third Ward, presented n resolution appointing Charles King, editor of the American, printer to the Board of Aldermen in place of Bryant and Boggs,of the Evening Post, which was adopted. Alderman ffr.it presented a petition from Ucorgo L. Avemle, to flag the side walks in 16th street between 8th ami 9th avenues?Referred. A petition was received from Wm. J. Hoome, for pay. neut for injury by loss from Arc.?Referred to Finance Committee. Alderman Wkst. of the 16lh ward, presented a petition signed by 900 weavers of the 16th ward, asking for employment. A*1 lerman Joxcs sai! he thought it should be referred to the Committee on Applications for oliicc. (Laughter.) It was finally laid upon the table till the appointment of the new committees. The Psr-tiPKisr then stated that us the following committees were needed for the transaction of the public business, he had made appointments to fill them, and should present the names on the others at the next raeetieg. On Finance.?Aldermen Underwood, Jones, and Leonard. On Croton ^'hjueducl.?Aldermen Davies, West, and Leonard. On Lampi and Go*?Aldermen Balis, Bonnell, and West. The Board then adjourned to this (Tuesday) afternoon, City Intelligence. Election in thk Twelfth Ward.?The Democrat' will hold the election in the Twelfth Ward on Wed netJay, for Assistant Alderman. We have seen no official announcement of the candidate selected, hut understand, verbally, that Samuel Osgood has been fixed upon as the person. The Whigs contend that the proceedings of the Board of Assistants, that made Mr. Ailenton'a seat racaut, was entirely illegal, and therefore they will take no part or lot in the matter. Bvrolary and Kirk.?A tire wus diseoveredon Sunday morning at 4 o'clock, in the bnsement of house No. 76 llivington street, occupied by R. D. Harrison, and one of the new and beautiful range between Allen and Orchard streets. It had been entered in the rear, by sawing a hole in the shutter, and removing the bolt ; the burglars then et it on fire, which was soon discovered by members of hose company, No. 37, who extinguished the fire to the great joy of the occupants, some ef whom hovered round in comparative nudj^, and of frenzied alarm. Would not a suitable, reward to these intrepid youths much promote exertions to extinguish fires in an incipient stale, thus perhaps preventing extensive conflagration, or it it best to be '' penny-wise and pound foolish." Another Slavs: Case.?In the month of April last Mrs. Tevenla Burke, arrived in this city from New Orleans in the same vessel with Mr. Matthew Morgan, of 713 Broadway. and brought with her a favorite female slave named lulia Green. A few days since some of the meddlesome portion of the abolitionists ascertained the fact, and the notorious Hopper made application to Judge Oakley of the Superior Court, for a writ of habeas corpus, to compel Mrs. Burke to bring the slave before the Judge, to showby what right she held the woman as her lawful property. Mr. Morgan immediately undertook to perform the duty onbehatrof Mrs. Burke, and conveyed the girl to the Court yesterday morning, when after a partial hearing, the case was a.ljournsd till Tuesday (this morning,) and Mr. Morgan requested to bring the slave accordingly. Hs then placed her in a cab, and while proceeding up Broad, way the vehicle was stopped by a large number of black anJ white negroes, and the woman forcibly taken from the (K?sofiion of those in whose hands she was placed by one of our courts of justice! A moreoutrngeons act could scarcely have lieen committed by this iniuriated bond of abolitionists, and noDc that mould be more calculated to retard the very objects w hich they protons to advocate. The woman was hurried down Leonard at- t to a dw elling numbered fij. where she was secret. . o. conveyed away out of the reach of the officers of. --t or Mr. Morgan, who is responsible for he- appearance | this morning before Judge Oakley. Wart -ids have been , issued forthe arrest of a number of white negroes who were concerned in rescuing the uomnu front the officers, ' and it is to be hoped they may he caught and made such i examples of as will learn "them to mind their own business in future. Officers Rowyer. Huthw site. Prince John Davis and Denniston, arrested several of the leaders of the I hliKli > " ' ' .r?.c>...... nmgixi iiirm saie in priaon. Horace , Dresser. appeared before Judge Oakley ai couiiSM, to { sustain the writ of habeas eorptn. Such uncalled inter ference will neither brnelit him nor the cause he professes j to serve. JciTicr. 11.0* hi t it-Re.?During the mouth of l-'ebru- 1 arc, 1341, a seaman named John II. Mann, who had been ' engaged on board of the sloop Champion, belonging to Mesari. H. It K. 3. Kip. ran nway and took with him a 1 quantity of rigging, blocks, ropca, Ac. The vcaael at that 1 lime waa lying at the foot of Dover street, and no trace of <. the thief or the goods wni discovered until yesterday, when the rogue w as arrested and committed to prison, lie has escaped miraculously, and while in confinement, will have time to reflect on the truth of the maxim, that " Justice, though slow, is sure." tiaisn l.sai rw.?On the 33th of April last, the dwell > ing of John B. Townsend, Washington Tlace, wai entered, and plate and elothing vanted at $44 so, taken therefrom. A woman named alary Fan-oil. alias IUlcy. being suspected by the Police, a trap was sot for her. and li die w as e.mght j esterday offering some of the stolen jewellery for sale at a silversmith's. She denied the charge moit poiitivelv, until Mr. Townsend came to tt?? ,'olice Office, when slho made a confoietoa of the w hole i li'.iir, and was look?d up for trial. , _ it ftirtcioc.?An inqiii-tt waa held yerterJay on the lioay o Homer C. B'irk, a military equipment maker, who eom union mirine ny toning inniianiim at me noww 01 uri ".li/n Bike-, ll-j Lauren* utrort, on Sunday, where h? nairdod. He ha I been out of employment for *ome time m.I I* ?uppo?el to have deatroy ed Mmtelf from that can*. i in I hnhit* of intemperance combined. Two Vrw*Lt Inr?wT*, ?up|io?eil to hetwiui, were found i ncloiiej In a pine coffln In the Catholic burying ground i o in or of I'irnt Avenue and K.leventh *treet. on Sunday ifternooo- They were examined by the Coroner, but not r ing able to trace the parent*, they * ere vent to Potter'* i Field for interment. ,, BY THE SOUTHERN MAIL. y T- IMBCT?racSCrrss?Oz.. Ju JJ. i nw?? li'nihlktvinn _ [CurrvipoiHlcRCv of dw Hvrald.] Washington, L>. C., May 29, 1IM2. Bin :? I promised you u copy el Mr. l>avid Fell's letter I to the Speaker, in regard to the complaints of Poindexter about Custom House stationery. How will Poins and 1'wight jmtch up this business after refusing Mr. Curtis's req< est to be present at the examination of Mr. Felt, and then, after falsely calling Mr. Felt in the report, " Mr. Curtis's witness," actually " mistaking Ins testimony in some important l*>inlflV Mr. Felt hus behaved like a Christian. Why don't Mr. Curtis publish the written statement of Mr. Felt about the bills of Ansticel It may turn out that Dwight hus misled Poindexter. We shall see. But here is the letter:? New You, May IB, 1943. To the Hon. Jons White, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the U. 8., at Washington:? Sir:? Having before me the printed Report of the Houae of Repreaeutativea. No. 099. relative to tha examination of the New York Custom House by the Hon. Mr. Poindexter, 1 find that my testimony taken under that commission, has in <dim important points httn mitilatrd. My testimony wus written down at different times by some one of the clerks of the commission, but never submitted to me fcr I examination. I have felt it my duty to make the above I statement of facts, and address them to you, that they | may appear with the report when it shall come up before the House for action. I have the honor to be. with grout respect, your ob't aerv't, DAVID FELT. Washlngtan. (C orri'spondenee of the Herald.) , Washington, Saturday, 3 P. M. Proceedings In the Honse?Want of Reform ?Presidential Movements, die. The Senate has udjourncd over to Monday, and the House is engaged on private bills. Several communications from the different departments were presented, and referred, and some routine business was transacted, hut there was so much disorder and confusion ill the Hall, that hardly any one but the Speaker and the clerk had any idea what was going on. There is more need of Congressional reform than any other. The fault is not with the Speaker; the evil Iie9 deeper, and is mainly beyond his control. A more stern, or a tyrannical, overbearing manner hi the presiding officer, might do something towards removing it, but the dignity and efficiency ol the body can never be restored, nor can business be promptly or properly transacted, until the House comes to the determination to observe the rules implicitly, and the discussion of questions shall he intrusted, bv common consent, to the members of committees which have considered and matured them, and such other members ns are informed, ujion the subjects before the House. A motion to suspend the rules should be a violation of order. Now there are sometimes halt a dozen a day, consuming twenty minutes each, and all to no purpose. Then members speak for hours together, for Runkum, to empty seats, without once alluding to the bill supposed to be under discussion. These things are getting to be insupportable, and they must soon he mended, or the representative body will fall into disgrace and contempt. The present House comprises as much talent and patriotism as many of its predecessors ; but the evils alluded to are undeniable and obvious to all. There is a constant struggle going on between members having different measures in charge for priority?thus all business is impeded, and jealousy and irritation spring up. We can hardly hope for a change, however, during the present Congress. It is, as it were, a mutilated body?a defective and inncourate representation of the peaple. Since the census of IKK), the relative increase of the Western States over the other members of the confederacy, has been enormous. Now, the united representation of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan is just equal to that of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, NewIIampshire, Connecticut and Vermont. Under the new a|iportionnient, the four named Western States will overbalance all New Knglaud and New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland beside. The recent census gives a new asjiect to affairs here, and when the people are all fairly represented, we may hope, perliaps, to see such reforms effected in Congress as are indisiiensablc to the respectability of the popular branch of the National Legislature. The friends of the several Presidential aspirant in the democratic party here, nre taking ground more and more decided every day. The admirable discipline of that party, which has hitherto insured harmonious action in every point, bids fair to prove inadequate for that purpose hereafter. Mr. Calhoun is at this moment stronger with the democracy of the country, so far iio ii i? reprcBcnieu in i/ongrcss, than any other man in tlic nation. His commanding talents, his great personal worth, and the power with which he impresses his opinions upon all who approach him, have conspired to give hint a position with the party which is contemplated with apprehension by the friends of Mr. Van Buren. It is idle to speculate upon the future, for we can scarcely form one opinion as to the shape whioh a flairs are to take hereafter, but so far as the purposes and wishes of - the democracy are reflected by its representation in Congress, Mr. Van Buren has no show, 11s thr cam phrase is, for the Presidency. it is understood here that no serious pur|>ose is entertained of entering Mr. Buchanan for the race in 1844. The object is to place him prominently before the people with a view to the election in 1818. His name is hardly mentioned out of Penn* sylvania, but there the demonstration may be so decided as to exact a conditional promise of ihe nomination at the latest period. The future policy of President Tyler inn matter of much solicitude to a considerable portion of the Democrats. They know him to be a thorough republican in principle and feeling? in theory and practiceand they know, furthermore, that there is a natural proclivity in the popular mind towards the existing administration, provided there is nothing strikingly eveentlnnaKle in lt? ilfinull... ? ?! 11 ... ?vv.iMik.o cuiu mraaujCP ItU wn- ' ful wrong in its appointment?, and no point of repulsion in the advisers with which the executive is surrounded. These men apprehend that certain chauges in the Cabinet, which may ultimately \ery naturally occur, and without difficulty or disagreement of nny sort, and such a liberal, state rights administration of the affairs of the government as the country has a right to expect from the hands of John Tyler, may draw off such a portion of the Democratic party as to ensure the defeat of their candidate, unless they compromise with him. From the Whigs, ultra or moderate, the President has nothing to expect. To say nothing of thp question of the succession, the Whigs will not unite with the executive, even in carrying out measures ?hviottsly demanded by the popular voice. Nay, hey turn aside to assail the President, and etnbar ase his administration. How then can they ex>ect the offices within his gift I He is bound to seed agents that will ro-o|?erate with him in conducing the government; and a par tof the \\ hig creed sto thwart hitn in every way. After the fourth of March next the Wings will have no control in illier branch ofCongrrw. The Democrat* h.h! the Vflident'a friend* will make a majority of the tenate. Hut enough on thia point for the prctent. Baltimore. [Corrrtpnndeiiei of the Hmlil.] BitTiMiar, May .TO, lttlj. da. K.ditor : I.etter* have been received here by tlieir friend*, Mating 1 bat the Hoffman'* who wen; on lioant the tteuiner DongM, anil were aererely <r*lded, are all recovering and bought to be out of ilanger. Owing to the riepre*?ion of the time* an J to tlic fcet proiably, that our enn-eney ha* fallen bark on a apeeiu ba*i? t i? foun t extremely di thru It for landlord* to obtain fo heir property the iamc ratio of rent heretofore paid them tn unuinal number of fine ?torci anil dwelling* have l>e?t I aeant *inreearlv in the *pring. You will learn or the Norfolk paper* that two jronne iid*hi|imen have been taking a ?hot at each othar. *n bat one of them wa? (evenly wounded. Their narrr reJame* J. Wadded, and Arehibahl II. Waring. T1 meting took place on Saturday laat near the Manna llo?ital. They were both under twenty-one, nor did their lammie* know they were ont until altar the hifllM war 1. Boy*, von are actually too'fneoeione. Swab courage rill deprive the navy of it* Star* ! 1 "WiM???? Mil 1 * To-day the Mayor, member* of the City Couucil, aad nany outer* of our citizeu*, leave in tha ear* for Hancock, ? theoccasion of the opening of the Baltimore and Ohio Ilail RoaAto that place. It will be agloriou* jaunt. Mi 'an Dc Uoai and Mou*. Knoop have l>een most flateriugly patronized, and are to give another concert.? The National, or little Ala I Theatre in North rtreot, in to je i c-openr I this week for vaudeville repreeentation*, unlet management of Mr. llarrivon. Virginia money i> now 4 j diecount. We had a powerful rain yesterday afternoon, but it i* now fair and very warm Rooaaica. Philadelphia. (Corr.-si?>edence of the Heield.] PHH.suai.rHi*, May SO, ltJ4d. Heavy Haiti?Cute of Sit hoi ion?Stock i?Thtalrtt. jf Wt- ha<l last evoutng, and have hail to-day again eery heavy fall* of rain. The water ha* come down so suddenly and in *uoh torrents, that several ol our streets havo been made navigable for boats, and of course were rendered wholly unlit for pedestrians. Borne damage has I l?>..n <L\tia l.isA niklKm? ?wf aeeUns * ... .... -v.... . S.UUX-?|Ut-UCU. II II feared by some, that the fruit which i? atiout ripening, cherriet and ltrawbcrrie*, may be injured in cunioquence o 1 so much wet. Thomas Nicholson some time since convicted of fraud and forgery, and in whose behalf a motion was made in arrest of judgment, kc.hae had a hearing, and the Court being equally divided, (Judge Barton not participating in the case) the matter will go as a matter of course to a higher tribunal. The prisoner looks much impaired in health, and is said to be laboring uuder an affection of the heart. Application is mak ing lor his liberation on bail in consequence, which will probably be successful. There was little done in itocks to-day, and that little without change iu price*. The Walnut street theatre is doing a verv good busi nees?for a few night* past, is has beeu greatly crowded. The Arch isthiuly attended. General Order, Ko. S9. War DrrARTMERT?Adjutaht OctrtBAL's Orrica, _ , ? , May 28, 1842. I he following regulation is published for the government of the army: ? War D kraut nr. rt, May 23, 1942. Numerous applications for additional rations having been made, the attention of the Department has for some time been called to the subject, Rnd it has received the most careful and deliberate consideration. Tho Interests of the country and the welfare of the service alike rt^ quire that the system, which has so long prevailed, of extending the allowance of double rations from one CUM to another, instead of recurring to the original intent of the law, should cease. Ho far a* that intent can be ascertained from the nature of the provision and the terms of the law, it it the design of the Department strictly to adhere to it. This is rendered the more necessary in consequence of the precedents having become anomalous, and apparently conflicting. The equitable principle of putling on th'e same footing all officers w bo may appoar to render similar services, or who are equally meritorious, where a rigid administration of the law may produce an inequality lwtween them, is one that addresses itself ralknr to the Legislature than to the Executive. , Upon recurring to the authority for granting addi tional rations, it is found that there are but two laws bearing upon the subject. The act of March 18th, 1802, authorised the allowance " to the commanding officers of each separate post." and ha* never been modified, except ifr the act of April 24th, 1816. which re-ogniaed and adopted the . regulation* in force prior to the reduction of the army. By \ arious regulations, previous to the passage of that act, the allowance of double rations bad beeu extended to officers in command of sens rati- m-mies nnd of ir#?oernnliiei?l milttir* dlstrirta or department*, and to engineer officers superintending the construction or repair ot fortifications. With a view to conform to the principal of the act of 1909, aa thua modified, and to apply it to new description* of dutioa clearly within it. paragraphs 1951 and 1959, of article 90 of the General Peculations of the Army, nud all other regulations and orders upon the subject, except paragraphs 1963 and 1954 of the same article, are hereby rescinded, and the following is substituted, to take effect on the first day of June next : To the following etlicers, and no others, there will he allowed double rations : 1st. To the Mtyor General commanding the army, and to every officer commanding-in-chief separate army, actually in the field. To the tienvrals commanding the Eastern and .Western grgraphical divisions. 3d. To the Colonel* or other officers commanding military geographical departments. 4th. To the Commandant of rnch permanent or fixed l>ost, garrisoned with troops, includinglthe Superintendent of the Military Academy at West Point, who is regarded as the commandant of that post. 5th. To the eommandnnt of each of the armories and of each arsenal of construction at which the operations appropriate to such arsenals are actually carried on. 6th. To the officers of tho corps of Engineers and Topographical Engineers having the immediate command of the men engaged in the construction of fortifications or other military works, or in the improvement of harbors or rivers, but not to include any suj crintendent other than the officer having such immediate command. By order: J.C.SPENCER. R. Jnxrs, Adjutant Central. Chatham Theatre.?At an early hour yesterday morning there was a great rush for boxes to secure seats for the evening's performance, and long before the curtain rose, every place in the house was taken. When the performance commenced, the dense mats of the audience rising tier above tier, presented a sight almost as grand as the performance. A large crowd collected outside the house and hundreds were refused admittance, l'anny Ellsler occupied a private box, and the Metamora Engine Company No. ' .1, in uniform, occupied a box in the second tier, in j honor of Mr. Forest. It was indeed a gala night at i the Chatham. The performance was all that was I expected ot it, and was greeted with enthusiastic applause. | This evening Thorne returns to old prices, and brings nut the "Six degrees of Crime." with the ' Cwvonter of Rouen," in magnificent style. The principal characters by Mr. Kirby and the beautiful manageress. Rioiit.?The Governor of Iowa has forbidden persons from (quailing on the Indian landa in that j territory. Good Efkkc rs of the Medicated Vajocr Baths i I ix RnErMATTSM ?In 1828 I had a severe attack of rheumatism, which confined me to my bed four months. A friend advised me to try the vapour baths, for which purpose I came from Albany to this city. 1 went to J. 1'. Carroll's Medicated Vapour lf.tths,25 John street; was carried from the carnage into the b.tths by four men, and was cuite unable to ' nsoist in undressing myself. After I had taken five baths I could walk from the bathing establishment to my lodgings, and m seven baths was cured and returned home, since when I have not had the least symptoms of rheumatism till this spring, when from unusual exposure I had another attack ; alter suffering one month I determined to come to New York and again try the remedy, which had proved to mo so effectual before. I arrived here on the 18th of ' this month ; found Mrs. Carroll's Medicated Vapour Baths removed to 25 Courtlandt street; went there; : commenced taking them, and in seven baths ant perfectly cured, and shall, please God, return home to-morrow. 1 leave this unsolicited, vvith Mrs. Carroll to make what uee of it i-he may think proper. ? Peter C. Doyijc, 158 South Pearl street, Albany New York, May 2l)th, 1842. Court Calender?This Day. Client Conn.?Km?loo inn ca "" *?" ? IN, WD, |3?, 130, 131, 13'}. 133. 136. 136, 1ST, 136, 130. 140, 141, 143. I 143, 144. I Common Pl?a?.? Port 1?Nov. 10,37. Part 2, at 10 o'clock, la the Superior t ourt Room.? Net IB 14. 19. 30. 46. IB Bankrupt Llat. I SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK. Edward Smith Hall.clcik, N. York, June30. H TVm. S. Bromley and Jas S. Wilton, (late B Iff iN M York, June 80. A rch'd. Winter, Kingwon. U liter co. June 90 Wa. H. Lutk. X. York, June 30. Cllrehngh on the Human Hair. QO- THE ONLY BCIENT1FIU AND PHY8IOLO i'cal I view of the varout diseases ntl'ecting the tkin and hair H which havever been w ritten or made public, it that tie- H tailed in "Clirehugh's Treatise on the Hair,'' and the advice, which he give* gratia to all who mty lie threatened with BalJnea* or Oray Hair, it the advice of one who by H Jeep study and research hat become thoroughly acquaintod with the tubject. The Tricopherout or Medicated ^B Compound, which he cheerfully recommends, hat pro- ^B duced the moat wonderful results. Bald headt have been ^B eoverad, and pn\ hair restore.1, to itt original color ? ^B Seurf and Dandrulf entirely removed and cured. Every ^B day aids fresh testimony to tin' already long litt of ^B successful cures. Private rooms for the reception of la- H (tCf- A GENTLEMAN WAS TAKEN WITH A BE- H vere attack of Rheumatism or tlout In our office, and was s . coiiiplelclj helpless thnt w r were oblige, lo tend for a Cab to take him home ; we learned from ho conversation mat no nail irequent ami repeated attacks of thia kind, and a* a matter of 0(UN, wns rendered for tlx* time helple*'. We ({are him a hottlo of Indian Vegetable F.lixlr, and llewea Nerve anil Bone Liniment, which we found at *1 Maiden Lane, which ho uaet^ with auclxMOrgy and good will, ns every one almuId do w hen buying a remedy for any complaint, that the next day we taw liim attending to Ilia btiaineaa, and perfectly cured of hiagnut. Such cerlilicatcana theae coming from aome of the moat reaper! aide merchants down town should remove all prejudice as to rhr unspeakable efficacy of the above remedy. One exiieriment will ronvinee the moat aceptieal. that the Indian Vegetable Elixir, and lfewea' Nerve and Bonn Liniment, ire not only eurea, but antidotca for the moit inveterate attack*. fty- TO LATHER AN ASS'S HEAD IS ONLY WASTING SOAP?To ineea antlr tell hairy fared female*. thai the** la a rhemiral prepare! ion w hich w ill effe tuallr extirpate all tuch frightful excreacanrea, whilst hey atnlihornh auirer it to mar iheir o'liei?i?e eounte ancea, is aa much a waste of worda.-ns lethe-ing an a??'a I ' ice i? a waste of soap. I.a lies, the Powder Subtile of Dr. Felix Gourard la efficacious, safe and aimple to tin*, and will eradicate permanently every lilire of hair, which i on nre deairoiia t^remove- To 1* had al the old rata ?' r? M

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