Newspaper of The New York Herald, 1 Mart 1843, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 1 Mart 1843 Page 2
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wa? aakfd |f fee icnew the handwriting, or any paraon"! IhMMMiuibtMJlt , A ?I cannot aav that 1 .to. The court here arij iurna.1 to JO o'clock thia morning. 1 > t OK HKRAL1X < w York. H'eknraday, March J, 1843. Important Political Mavcmtntt In New York. Wf understand that vaat preparations are making by the " fierce democracie" of this awful, imperial, magnificent and |>oetical city?the city of beautiful fountains?to assemble a multitudinou- Mass Meeting at Tammany Hall, tor the purpose oi nominating Martin Van Buren.the Magician of Kinderhook, the sage of Linderdorf, See. ?fcc., as the democratic candidate for the next Presidency, to run in opposition to Henry Clay, the Farmer of Ashland. At this mighty meeting,(a day and place will be named tor the assembling of the National Convention?also the mode of selecting the delegates will be indicated. At first it was intended that Mr. Van Uuren should bs nominated at Albany, but on a due consideration having been given to the subject, it was deemed best to let the movement and voice of future events come from Tammany llall In this quarter, the friends of John C. Calhoun appear to have been placed entirelv hnr* rfu. mmhat hv rerent pvpnta IhHppH if ?n_ pears that Captain Tyler is gathering new strength, and on the 15th of March, they intend to make a demonstration from Military Hall. It will be seen from these movements that the contest for the next Presidency and all the spoils, is rapidly approaching. Mr. Clay's chances are certainly improving, not so much for the wisdom or foresight of his own party?for heaven knows ! the whigs seem to get along with as little wisdom as possible?but principally from the jealousies, quarrels, and intestine commotions of the " fierce democracie." We shall watch all these developements, meetings and movements?report them correctly, and try to make up an impartial opinion of their several chances andfprobabilities. Thk Somirs Cask?Defence of Commander McKknzik ?This case continues to agitate the public uiind in a very extraordinary degree, and the interest so universally felt in it, has been greatly i 1 - ?l_ f - *1 * !a ' - - - ifisnirnru uy me iuci, inai n is ai present the subject of the keenest attention in the European journal*. In accordance with our uniform desire to deal with all parties concerned in the affair, in a spirit of strict and impartial justice, we have endeavored to nuke room to-day for several articles in defence o Commander McKenzie. These articles are indeed of ureal importance, inasmuch as they indicate, with sufficient distinctness, the grounds on which the defenders of Commander McKenzie anticii?te his acquittal before the Court Martial, and at the bar of the world's opinion. We have therefore pleasure in giving to this defence all the benefit which a large circulation can bestow. [From the Courier k Enquirer.] Tmi Cass asd Foaaiuit Presses.?The English Tress have seized with avidity upon the affair of the -ionn-ra to send forth the cry ol " Lynch Law in the S'arv of the United State*;" and as the events of the last war are Iresh in their recollection, it is not to be wondered at that such should be the case. The Englishman at home and the English Tresi will never torgive th- gallant Navy of the United States their achievements ir. the war of |813 which destroyed the rh <rtn ol British invincibility on the ocean, and has taught the powers ot Europe the possibility of humbling the pride of England on her own element. Until our gallant Navy demonstrated to the world that in each and every equal contest with the mistress of the seas, the Brilnh i inn u. oa mnrfu tA rmitrK A w?? v- . w.w. ? - ?x..vcvuc nuioncau the whilf clviliifd world had subscribed to the assumption, th?1 on the ocean the English were invincible. Wo broke that charm; and the powers of Europe now anxiously look forward to the day when they too shall have an opportunity of testing their ability to cope with the hunthty Islanders. Onr find otfance was in humbling the Naval pride of England; but we offended still more deeply when by our example we .lemonstrated that her assumed invincibility n il a bold imi>o?ition; and that other European powers rould cop with her on her own element it they would hut rou?e themselves to the effort. Deeply has this offence rankled in the bosoms of the Englishmen at home, and we are not surprised to nerreive it break forth on the present occasiou in the use of every speciea of Billingsgate abuse for which the English i'rest is so proverbial when speaking of the United States. The last arrival has deluged the country with these sentin.ents of the English Press; and, as we anticipated, the British Press iu this city known as the /Dratd. owned, edited and conflicted exclusively by aas'srafird foreigners, has spread these evidences of British sentiment before the country. Th'swehad a right to expect; hut we were not prepare 1 ler the impudence exhibited in that Foreign Preaa in the appeal to the Naval Court Martial now in session, to be guided by the opinions of men who bave never for. given the glorious achu vements of our Nary during the last war, and who eagerly avail themselves of this opportunity to irjure the fair lame of those very men whose every triumph was England's shame. * # # Was there ever such impuJence exhibited in this or any other country 7 Here we have s subject of Queen Victoria not only day after day proclsmining to the world that not I m A.xUm* -/ .4?*rs'en? ? ill Lm ? J K?* L- 1 the hardihood to republish the abuse of our Navv by the Eng lnh Tress and then call upon the members of the Naval Court MartUl, now in session, to regulate their opinion* and direct their jw lgments by these Knglitk itanderi. But if we will support a foreign 1'reas among ua, we de. serve to tie thus treated; it we will be fool* enough to pay lor this systematic cmtade against the creilit of onr Government, our fftatea, our Banks, an 1 our People?is to be wondered at that this f'nrnfn.igenl should dare to quote the opinion of the English Pr. si against our Navy, and call upon a Naval Court Martial to shape its official acts in accordance with these British sentiments? We blush to think that we should have subjected ourselves to such insult, and we heartily despise the want of principle an l want of patriotism in those who continus to support this Foreign Tress in our midst, in order that it mjy disseminate, Far and near, its deadly poison. Wc know the officers of the Navy too well, to imagine for a moment that they will be deterred from a fearless discharge of their duty by the Billinsgate abuse of the Eng. Iish Tress, having its origin in our na /al triumphs of 18TJ, '13 and '14; but we are not the less ashamed for the state of society among ua which countenance this gross and in. suiting interference in our affairs by alien )?reignert, who have so long and so systematically carried on a crusade againit the best intareats of our country. And yet these evidences of hostility to the Navy and the country are spread before the public by the slim sheet in this city, and pointed to triumphantly, aa good reason why the Naval Court Martial now trying MrKenzie should find that officer guilty. They are deliberately told lhat because the English Treat demand it, McKenzie should b<- sacrificed. Englishmen in this country, we arc happy to say, entertain different views on this subject; but whether they door not, is a matter of perfect indifference to our Government, our Naval ofBcers, and our people at large. [From an Anonymous Correspondent.J Jami s Oomjoif bsnnrtt :? Tou have taken upon yourself to vilify, abuse and alan tier the officers of the Somen, in a manner none but yoursel are capable. I am no boaster, but I take it unon myself to warn you. Beware, you are in danger?and in such danger as you never yvt passed through Your awn meanness and unwortbineas has beretolore protected you. Scoundrel ami vagabond as you are, you shall no longer escape. One would supjwsc you would be disgusted w ith your own filth and inconsistency. Your self praise and egotism disgust the world, and make you unworthy the notice of any one w ho respect* himself. A man ot decency or humanity would be aahamed if the story you fabricated about the sacks. A man who had one spark of generosity about him, would deler his remarks UDtil Mc Ken lie bad gone through his trial. None but a son of hell would publish such lies as you do. Who would hrli've your reasons of Mr. Duer's leaving the Court 7 Oh, thou crooked, deformed, defaced lump! thou slave of nature and son of hell ! Beware ! One word more of such abuse as your paper has teemed with, and vour life pays ?be forleit. You may affect to laugh at this?but try me ! You have been threatened before, and think there is no danger , but your time is emne. Oo on a day longer, and your career is ended. One more attack upon McK., and you die '. I From the Tribune.] The IfcralH of yesterday morning stated esplicitly that John Duer and George Griffin, Esq*., counsel lor Comm?r?d?r McKenzie, in bin trial by the Court Martial now in session, had abandoned his caw We are authorised by those gentlemen to state, what every one who knew any thing of he matter, knew before, that this is utterly false. Mr. Griffin was employed only as chamber counsel, and is engaged in discharging his duties as such. Mr. Dner has attended at the trial daily, until he was obliged to leave by previous engagements of an im|ioriBiit nature. Both these gentlemen state that their original conviction ol the justice and perfect propriety of the conduct of Commander McKenzie, in the execution o( the mutineers, so far from being diminished, has been greatly strengthened and fortified by the evidence adduced on this trial. If iiy journalist disanpiorr s the coneuct of Common ' M K-nrie, it is frank and manlv to express his dissent, ?? he does it with a proper regard for truth aud decent humanity ; but the course the Herald pursues is rather ilia' o a bribed assassin, stabbing character for hire, than that of on* who does his work because he loves it?so bungling uii shallow are the liea it coins. This skilfully debated delence extends over ? ?<ry coiin.rrheruvs space. it* complexity is c,|u,,|kd only by it* cogency. The history of Kur.>)>. and America during the last half century?the " glory and the shame of England"?the trium|4i* of freedom?the gallant exploits of the American Navy- the British and American newspaper pre? ihe terrible villany of the " Ne W York Herald"the j?tiee a ad propriety of aaaa?iaattoa?the shocking character of "the bribed assassin"? theae, and a variety of other equal Ijr relevant topics, " too numerous to mention"?present the grounds on which the defence of Comman der McKenzie is founded. Never had any unfortunaze sufferer more reason to exclaim, than has Commander McKenzie, " Save me frotn my friends!" Indeed, the defence is a fit companion to the narrativ e. It is a most appropriate supplement to that remark able document. To all that our contemporary saya in relation to the glorious achievements ol the American Navy, we most cordially respond. Does the Courier and Enquirer really imagine, that it monopolizes all the reverence and love for the gallantry and heroic deeds of those American Commandem, who successfully disputed the empire of the seas with the navy of Britain, and whose names are amongst those which will be held in everlasting remembrance' None yield more cheerful homage than we, to the skill and bravery of those renowned men, who in so many well-contested actions, triumphed over superior numbers and force, taught even Great Britain the humiliating lesson of resignation to defeat, and impressed on the American Navy, a character and a glory, which no power but itself ever can efface. But this is not the question. The relative glory and honor of the British and American Navies, is not the point at issue. It is a simple question of justice between three American seamen, and an American naval officer. It is altogether a question involving American rights and American law?a question in which the interests of fifty thousand American seamen, their feelings, views, and conduct, are involved for all time to come. It is simply whether an American naval commander is justifiable or not in hanging up three men, without trial, without any legal formality, without unequivc cal proof of guilt"? And on this, the only legiti mate question in the case, we are not now disposed to add anything to what we have already said. W e are perfectly willing to trust the whole affair to the impartial and sober judgment of the honorable men composir. g the Court Martial, and to the action of the government on the finding of the verdict. With re spect to the opinions of Messrs. Griffin and Duer, a U that the Tribune says of them may be very trne. 71 ut we said nothing about their opinions. We only Btated the fact of their disappearance from the scene of the trial. It is a fact eminently worthy of attention in connexion with the grounds assumed by the Courier fy Enquirer, that the defenders of Commander McKenzie, amongst the newspaper press of this city, have repeatedly sought to justify his conduct by reference to Brituh precedents. Again and again we have been referred to the conduct of Britit'i naval officers, as affording strong evidence in favor of the course adopted by the commander of the Somers. Nay, Commander McKenzie himself has, and as we believe more than'oace, sought from this very source the means of justification and defence! But, now, when the opinions of the British journals are found to be so decidedly opposed to the conduc* of Commander McKonzie, and when we merely nnntP fhpm anrl nrosont tKnm fko r?iikll? I- -? -j ...?..j ?..? >?iviu pui/m; iu as*|>ini of strict, impartial justice, we are assailed with torrents ol vulvar abuse, and the calm, unbiassed and disinterested judgment of the press of Great Britain is stigmatized as the offspring of national prejudice and revengeful feeling. It is really almost past our comprehension, and would be entirely so, were it not for our tolerably extended experience of the silliness of the man, how the conductor of the Courier 4}Inquirer can suppose that all this old outcry about "aliens and foreigners" will answer the purpose of argument with any man whose,intelligence is superior to that of the individual, who discovers such singular sagacity. The truth is, that the day has gone by when the cry of "foreigner! foreigner! foreigner!" suffices for the purposes of reason and argument. Does not ererybody know that we are all descen" dants of the same Anglo-Saxon stock? that we al own the same blood and lineage of the men who converted the wilderness abodes of the prowling beast of prey and his red hunter, into this fairest domain of extended and extending Christendom? Did I the Courier Pnquirer forget that one of the prin. cipal editors of that agreeable sheet is an English man?one who sucked with his mother's milk, the rankest English toryisml This old cry of "alien, alien"?"foreigner, foreigner," is, however, absolutely indispensible to the reasoning and argumentative conductor of the Cowitr. Sterne used to tell his friends that if he could get nothing better he could always make a very good dinner with the aid of Cheshire chee-e, and, added the witty divine, "I am sometimes badly off for something to preach about, but then I always take a fling at Popery, for which reason I call Popery my Cheshire cheese!" The outcry of "alien" is Col. Webb's "Cheshire cheese." It helps him*out?of all difficulties. To all arguments?be they on |the currency question?on the bankrupt law?on the interests of commerce? or the rights of the navy, he has the uniform reply "alien, alien, unnaturalized aliens!" It is really unfortunate for Commander McKenzie that he has fallen into the embrace of such silly and injudicious friends. His position was sufficiently painful and trying, without the efforts of these miscalculating defenders- Appeals to local prejudices, attempts to excite national feeling, vituperation and abuse of all who presume to express a doubt of the justice or propriety of hisiconduct, will sadly fail of benefitting his cause. Whatever may be the result of the trial before the Court Martial, we are fully persuaded that the subsequent action of the Government will be such as will be honorable to the nation, juet to all parties concerned, and satisfactory to all the friends of justice and equity in this country, and throughout the civilized world. Tuk Repeal op the Bankrupt Law?The Veto. ?There is a great speculation in town relative to the action of Captain Tyler on the bankrupt law. Some say he will sign it?some that he will veto it ?some that he will pocket it. The whigs are in a most awtul state of confusion on the subject. They hardly know whether they are on their heads or their heels. Whatever Captain Tyler may do, it is supposed the repeal of the law will cause a perfect explosion in the whig party in these parts. Squalls! New and Splendid Literary Journal.?George I' Morris, Ksq. has announced the immediate publication of " The New Mirror," on an entirely novel and original plan. It will be issued weekly, in octavo iorm, with a magnificent steel onjraving in each number, and at the very moderate price of three dollars per annum The literary character of Gen. Morris it ao well established and appreciated, his literary connexion* so numerous and respectable, and his tact and talent in the management of a |ournal oi such a description as the forthcoming one, that his success may be set down as certain Mr. Chapman, one of our very best engravers, has been engaged exclusively for the work, and altogether, from the whole arrangements, we are assured that the publication will not detract Irom the reputation of its editor?and this is saying a good deal. Musical ?Niblo's series of Crmctria ff/fiwr closed on Monday evening. They were very fully attended, except the last evening, which was the more singular, as they had added Mrs. Loder and other vocalists to the company. On the last evening, Mrs. Sutton, in several of her Italian ariat, was inost rapturously applauded?particularly in " Carta Diva." | Her staccato notes are most beautiful Mrs I.o der Htn? ared on the same evening, in several pieces; hut although she has a very lair voice, and good execution, she cannot yet rank as high aa Mrs. Seguin or Mrs Baily, while Mra Sutton ia decidedly the heat vocalist now in the country Tune niHy, however, improve her eiecution and powers. On the whole, these very pleasant concerts have given satisfaction to musical people?but the state of the times are hostile to all refined and expensive amusements. Trial of Commander HcKtniU. Tw*I?TT-rOO?TM Dlt. The Court met at 10 A. M. All preaent except Captain Sm th. Pbikt TrtAN.was called by the accused?Thie witneee waa examined to the aeme maltera which he had stated before the Court of Enquiry, on the Uth day of that tribunal's sitting. He now in addition depoaed to a conver aation which he overheard auhaequent to the arrest of Spencer, between Cromwell and Seara. The purport ol I this waa, that Seara wanted to know what Spencer waa urreated tor, and Cromwell undertook to explain it, adding that the Commander thought SDencer crazv or eatldfta. and Cromwell added that he hiniaelf wm of Ike *ss?? opinion. On hia cross-examination, he admitted, with come pre* sing, that Will Km had acted aa ship's batcher, and that he, witness, had quarreled with Willson, when struck by him. Willaon was pretty quick tempered, and very apt to strike the boys. Joseph Hears was the next witness called. Q- by Judge Adtocatr? Wken did you firit ktor of the payer* found in Mr. Spencer'/ locker ? A?Well, I don't exactly know, but 1 think it was the riaiT Sunday attis the execution when the Commander said he had pound SOME FArEES, anb bead two lettees to the csiw Fbom the mother of Ml. Spencer, which had been rouND in Mr. Spencer's loceer. The other testimony was in relation to the rush aft. Adjourned at 3 P. M. to 10 on Wednesday. Vkry Late from Argentine.?We have received by tlte Henry Kneeland, the British Packet published at Buenos Ayres, to the 24th ot December. There is no news from the Conlederate army la| ter than the 10th of Dec., at which date the divisions of Generals Urquiza, Ignacio Oribe and Servando Gomez, had not returned from the pursuit after Ri- I vera's dispersed cavalry. Frutos on the 12th inst. was, with some followers, on the Queguay. In Montevideo they are continuing to take the most despe /ate measures. The Habeas Corpus sot has been tiuepended, the country has been declared in dang'.-r after the fashion of the French National Convention. T'ne United States schooner Enterprise, Lieut. W"ilson, was at Buenos Ayres. The French war steamer Gomer, Captain Laurincin, from Montevideo arrived at Buenos Ayres on the 17th of Dec. The object of this vessel's visit is to concert measures for the establishment of Steam Packets between the River Plate and France. Her arrival excited great curiosity in Buenos Ayres, and she had been visited by more than one thousand shore folks, including ladies. There were but sixty two merchant vessels at Buenos Ayres. Buenos Arm Market, Dec. 24.?Doubloon*, Spanish, 283 a 284 dollar* each; do Patriot, 283 a 284 do; Plata macuquina, 6} 17 do for one; dollar*. 8paniah, 17} a 18 do each; do Patriot and Patacone', 17} a 17} do; 8 per cent stock, SO a68 do per cent; exchange on England,2J a3 1516 pence per dollar; do France, 30} a 81 cent* per dollar; do Rio Janeiro, 18} a 18} per patacon; do Montevideo, 18} a 13} do; do United State*, nominal, per U. 8. dollar; hide* ox, lor England and Germany, 68 a 60 dollars per peseda; do France, 68 a66 do: do Noith America, 63 a 66 do; do Spain, 66 a 68 do; hides, salted, 64 a 56 do: do horse, 17 a 20 do each; calf skins, 66a 68 per pesada; sheep skins common, w ? super dozen; aonne, 36 a 43 <10; deer Hids, 1-2 a 13 do; goat (kill*. 35 a 46 do; nutria skins, 3} a 2} dol lara per lb; ckinchilli skin*, 76 a 98 dollars per dozen; horse hair, short, 31 a 33 dollars per arrobc; do mixed 37 a 41 do; do long,80 a 96 do; wool, common washed, 15 a 23 do; do picked, 84 a 36 do; do shorn from skins, 36 a 46 do; do mestiza, dirty, 10 a 40 do; tallow, pure, 39 a 31 do: do raw, 20 a 23 do; do with grease, 26 a27 do; jerked beef, 16 a 30 per quintal; horns, mixed. 200 a 250 par thousand; do ox, 400 a 360 do; shin bones, ^60 a 160 do; hide cuttings, 32 33 per 100 lbs; ostrich feathers, white, 18 a 19 per lb; do black, 8 a 9 do; salt, on board, 16 a20 per fanega; discount 1 a 1{ per cent per month. The highest price of doubloons during the week 284 dollars ; the lowest price 279 dollars. The highest rate of exchange unon England during the week % 16-16 pence; the lowest do 2| pence. Grand Musical Entertainment.?A very rich treat for the lovers of Scottish song will be given at the Apollo on next Thursday evening. Mr. Clirehugh and the Misses Cummings, two young ladies just arrived from Edinburgh, intend giving a concert on this occasion, which, from an inspection oi the programme, and our knowledge of the. distinguished talents of the parties, we have no hesitation in saying, promises to be one of the most attractive given this season. The selection of songs, ballads, duets, and glees is exceedingly choice, and embraces an infinite variety of the most brilliant Scottish melodies. The MisseB Cumming possess extraordinary musical abilities, and fulfiled a series of most brilliant engagements in the west of Scotland, during the last season. The reputation of Mr. Clirehugh as a sing?r of great taste and pawer is sufficiently established. The London Illustrated News.?In the notice ol this splendid work in yesterday s paper, a mistake was made in stating its price. The " parts'* are sold for three shillings, and not the volume, which costs a guinea in London. This is certainly the age of cheap literature, but publishers cannot yet afford to cater for the public at quite so low a rate as the erroneous notice now corrected would imply. Affairs in Albany.?Through Pomeroy & Co. we have Albany papers of yesterday morning. Not much doing in the legislature. In the Assembly on Monday, Mr. Allen's motion to postpone indefinitely the bill altering the mode of appointing Bank Commissioners, reducing their number and retrenching their compensation, was rejected by a vote of 60 to 24. French Steam Ship.?The Prince de Joinviile is expected at Havana in the Ville de Marseilles, French man-of-war. It is said that the Gomer steam frigate will join him there ; he will then proceed to various ports in]the United States, to make arrangements for the reception of the contemplated line of French steam packets. QO To-morrow morning we shall issue from our office, No. 2 Book of the Navy. This is a grand number, illustrating the brilliant life af Commodore U..11 k.. IflHfl* n.Am AM1.. OK a. iiuii, uj piaico anu ituci jJicoer-|?ugc umy an urn is. To be complete in four parte. Packet Ship Hottihguer.?It is with pleasure we announce that this fine packet is off, and but very little injured. She will take her place in the line as if nothing had happened. Packet Ship Liverpool.?ThiB splendid new packet will be launched next Tuesday or Wednesday. Firkat Goshen ?We learn that a fire broke out in the village of Goshen, Friday morning, and eight or ten buildings were destroyed, including the Post Office, and all its contents of mails, &c. Park Theatre Circus.?The Virginia Minstrels present their claims this evening, lor a benefit. An unusual array of attractions [are presented, and all who delight in witnessing Kthiopean extravaganzas and dances, can on this occasion gratify their tastes to the fullest extent, lor these Minstrels are among the best representatives of the negro character extant. Their performances are truly amusing, and they deserve a bumper. Chatham Theatre.?The bill for this evening presents the usual amount of novelty constantly ottered at this establishment. The best plays are performed here with a rapidity and correctness really surprising, and the audience nightly man ileal their approbation in a manner not to be mistaken. Mr. Thorne jiossesses all the essentials of a good manager? taste, tact, talent and energy?and that he uflords a cheap, chaste and instructive style of amusement, the great popularity of his beautiful theatre is a sure indication. An Officer's Benefit ?Officer B. F. Tompkins who has been the main instrument to preserve the excellent order for which the Park Theatre has long been celebrated, takes.a benefit'this evening at that establishment, and presents a bill, that in connection with his efficient services an an officer, entitles him to the thanks of the theatre-going public and their dollars also. " 09" What a lucky, happy, successful fellow ii Bar- I sum of the American Museum. He i* going it this week with the rush of a locomotive under a lull head of ateam. Every evening hii beautiful saloon is crow tied to see the dancing figures? the grand dioramas?the dancing and tinging, the Etkiopean extravaganza* of the Kentucky Mlnstrells, and the dances and bow and arrow exerciaes of the Indian Chiefs. Talk about getting yonr money's worth after thia ! To-day there i* an additional 3 o'clock. ticaej-ai litiitliMti' Before Recorder Tallmadge, Judge Lynch, end Aldermen Crolius and Jonea. Jamas R. Whitino, Esq , District Attorney. Feb. -J7?At the opening of the Court, James M. Smith Jr. Esq moved that Gabriel Hatfield, charged with an attempt to commit a rape on the person of Ann Murphy at the Broadway Cottage on the 3<1 of December laat be die charged from priaon, aa it wa? fully evident, from the teatimon v given on the trial of Dingier and Underwood, that there "was net eutftcient evidence to conviet him?that the stab ment made bv her in the watch houae on the night of the rape, to Aldertnan Croliua and Dr. M'Comb, "that Hatfield waa not one of the three," waa sufficient of itself I to Cast such a doubt uunn her nrnvinin statements that the District A'terney himself was satisfied that a conviction would be next to impoasible. Under this view a/ the case, in which the District Attorney concurred, the Court ordered that the prisoner should be allowed to enter his own recognizance in the sum of $600 for his appearance, when desired by the Court. This being done he left the Tombs where he has been confined for the past three months. The counsel of Charles A. Tierce, who stands charged with an assault and battery on An > Murphy, moved that he be discharged from confinement, on the ground that there was not sufficient evidence to convict. The District Attorney and Court thought otherwise and the latter suggested that he should enter a plea of guilt v. This he refused to do, and alleged that he was perfectly innocent of the allegation that had been made against him and could satisfactorily prove it on trial. He was then remanded to prison for trial on the first day oi the ensuing term next week. The girl Ann Murphy is still confined in prison as a witness. In the case of Owen Mclntee and Edward Kelly, the latter of whom had entered a plea of guilty of misdemeanor, and the former convicted of the same charge lor manufacturing counterfeit ten and fifty cent pieces of the coin of the United States, the Court stated that their Counsel had moved for arrest of judgment on the ground that they could not be convicted of a misdemeanor under the statute for the offence charged. They were therefore discharged. The ground of this discharge we understand is, that there is no State law to prohibit the manufacture of counterfeit rein of the United States, as the laws of Congress fully cover all offences of that charaoter. The District Attorney in urging the conviction of Mclntee belore the Jury, asked it under the Common Law and not under the statute. The Common Law renders theoftence a felony, and therefore a verdict of misdemeanor was illegal. They should have been handed to the United States District Attorney, when a prosecution would have resulted in certain conviction. Charles McCarman, Felix McGovcrn, Patrick McCormick, James Dobson. and Patrick Carns, convicted of a riot and assault and battery on several watchmen inOrange i street, in front of Quinu's porter house, were severally fined $6 each and discharged. ? uk uriu" jury came inro i.oun ana presented a number or hills of indictment, among wh'ch were one against Moses Y Beach, editor of the Sun, for libel on James Gordon Bennett, and three against Albert C.De Merritt, for larceny,

and one for conspiracy. The Grand Jurv called the attention of the Court, aa it has been often called through the columns of the Herald, to the evils arising from the confinement of persons in the city prison in the same cells in companionship with persons accused and guilty ol crime. Also to the necessity of the appointment of a female matron to have charge of the internal arrangement of the prison in which females are cod fined. The Recorder replied that an application had been made to the Legislature to allow the District Attorney to tak* the evidence of persons who were unable to obtain bail for their appearance as witnesses before the Criminal Court*, and that they would place the )a3t suggestion before the Common Council for their action. The Court then adjourned for the term, ani will meet again on Monday next United States Circuit Court, Before Judge Betts. Fed. 38.?The names of the Grand Jurors were called over this morning, and there being a sufficient number they were sworn in. Alderman Furdy of the Tenth Ward was appointed Foreman. From the eharge of His Honor Judge Betts, we learnt that two persons were under arrest charged with offences against the United States?one of them for counterfeiting the silver coin of the United States; and the other for the crime of perjury com itted at the Custom House. Judge Betts alluded indirectly to the Somers' tragedy, and re minded the Jury that un enquiry into that matter was within their jurisdiction. so tar as now appear* mere will Da no Du*ine*a of much importance come before the Circuit Court thi* term. Later from Europe.?The Great Western lias now been at sea nearly sixteen days We expect her every moment. The telegraph reported her below last evening. She is probably kept there by the storm. Her news is six days later?to the 11th ult. 9(7- 100 ORPHANS?The public will bear in miml that the New York Clothing Society will hold a meeting at the Broadway Tabernacle on Thursday evening next, Marched. They have engaged 100 orphan children from the Long Island Farms to De present, and take part in the exercises of the evening. They will speak and sing twenty diflerent pieces. The Society expect that this will be one of the most interesting meetings ever witness ed at the Tabernacle. Anson Q. Phelps, Esq., will preside. Addresses may be expected from Rev. Mr. Janes and Mr. Parker. The various Judges, Aldermen and Assistants, and the Commissioner* of the Alms House, have been invited to attend. It will be seen by the following letter from the Mayor of the city, that he has accepted an invitation to be present at the exhibition:? MxToa's Office, Feb. lb, 1843. Mas. James Beattv? Madam? With great pleasure 1 acknowledge the receipt of the invitation of your Society to be present at the Tabernacle on Thursday evening, upon the interesting occasion you mention. I will with great pleasure attend, should my official duties not prevent. Vary respectfully vours, 3 ROBERT H. MORRIS. 07- A GREAT LITERARY NOVELTY?A Romance by Charles Paul de Kock. The subscriber has in press, and will issue in a few days, an original version el a new romance, by Paul de Kock,the most popular Frenah Novelist of the present day, the " Boc " of Paris. The wit, humor aud fancy of this author have never been more conspicuously displayed than in this work, wherein his ? ?-vua ckucucnviRB appear c-vmuiUUU. 11 r paiDCB DOII1 high and low li'c with equal accuracy and felicity, delineating the fashionable roue, the superanuated fop, the actor, the farmer, the village girl, the victim of seduction and the outcast, with equsl fidelity and lores. In tracing the career of his personages the author has not lost sight of the importance of inculcating an impressive moral? and the fate he awards te each conveys a most important lessonThis Romance will be published and for sale in Boston, New Yont, at No. 4 Ann street, and Philadelphia, on Saturday, March 6th. It will be handsomely printed in a uniform style and size with the Brother Jonathan and Boston Notion Novel Extras, with a cover containing a splendid original emblamatic engraving, costing upwards of gflO.dssigued by "Quizby," engraved by "Cneeks." . Op- The price will be 13} cents per copy?$9 per hundred. Agents will please send in their orders at once. GEO. ROBERTS, Publisher. Notion Office, > Boston, Feb. 33, 1943- J (&- IMPORTANT TO ALL AFFLICTED WITH CONSUMPTION.?The following eertiSr.ntn ia frnm a gentleman of the first respectability, and is perfectly conclusive: we therefore insert it with pleasure, and recommend all, every one, to use it who may have coughs and colds, and check them at once. Depend on it this medicine will not deceive you. Read the following, and see that the new splendid engraving is on the bottle; from the large quantity it is the cheapest medicine sold. Elizabeth Citt, N. C , Dec. 16, 1942. I being constitutionally predisposed to consumption, (a member of my family died of this disease,) and I having suffered severely from irritation of the lungs, accompanied with cough, and raising matter and bloo I, together with pain in my side and breast, until I was supposed to be beyond recovery; as a last resort I was induced by the advice ofDr. Perkins to try Dr. Taylor's Balsam of Liverwort, 87s Bowery. I have taken five bottles; 1 began to improve with the first, and while taking the third I was able to get about, since which time I am quite restored and able to attend to my business. To all persons suffer ing with coughs and affections of the lungs I do earnestly, recommend them to use it. Signed, JAMES C. SCOTT. Dr. Leeds, druggist, 137 Maiden lane, wholesale agent See the new steel plate engraving is on uach bottle. OCT- OLDRIDGE'S GENUINE BALM OF COLUMbia is not only a certain preservative, but positively a restorative of the human hair ; also a cure for dandruff. Remember th? genuine, that has the nameof Comstock and Co. on tho wrapper, from 2A Magazine street,NewOrloans, and Comstock mid Co., 71 Maiden Lane, this city. {?- ANIMAL MAGNETISM vs. NEUROLOGY? I QrBuchanan outdone. Magnetism is sometimes produc- j tive of good, be its theories true or false. The following is an extract frem a letter, dated Syracuse, Dec. 13,1943. i Dear Sir One circumstance has greatly helped the sale of the Balsam of Wild Cherry here. A young ladv will magnetised, and rrqueateil to prescribe for hrr lather, who haa an atTection of the lungs. She laid there wai a modicine at Hough'i accompanied with a imall book, that wiuid help him. It wai the Balaam of Wild Cherry. He took it, and it cured him. She haa aince prescribed it to another, who haa taken it with theaame reault. Yours, he., HOUGH k BRIDGES, Hough k Bridgea are heavy druggists at Syracuse. Their Tetter may be aeon at DA Kulton atreet, corner of Naaaau. The cure* performed by thia Balaam in thia city are almoat incredible. Mr. John Brown, builder, 61 Ann atreet wai cured of an alarming aoreneaa of the cheat, by a aingle bottle. A. Williama, Esq., Counsellor, Afl William at., certiflea that a single bottle cured him of Asthma of '24 years standing. Sold only at DA Kulton, corner of Nassau. ftJ~ BRISTOL'S 8AR8APABILLA.?Universal expenance haa stamped thia extract as the beat yet offered to an afflicted invalid, in cases of scrofula, rheumatism, neuralgia, glandular awrllings or afTectiona proceeding from syphilis, or other causes. Persons suffering from indigestion, habitual coativeness or affection of tha liver, will experience a suro and speedy telief by the use ol a few bottles, and it is h oi thy ol note, that persona are restored to permanent health by this invaluable preparation. The component parts of the 'preparation have been at tempted unsuccessfully to be imitated, nnd so will be counterfeited by those who ore base enough to truffle in human wo and suffering. The best evidence of its virtues islaund in the testimony of the Messrs. Sands, who gave an unqualified letter or recommendation or ita rnatorativr qualitiea, ami now hope to reap a rich reward in a* near an imitation aa molaaaea, liquorice and burdock wi.'I make it./See advertiaement in another column forliet'oragenta. and a remarkable cure, heeded " Aggravated Ca*e of Scrofula," fce. VTM. BURGER, BO Courtlandt afreet, wholeaale agent._ BY THE SOUTHERN MAIL. Washington. [Corrrii>ooilruee of llie Herald ] Washington, Sunday Night, Feb, 26, 1843. Blatter* and Thing* In General. This has been a most delightful day here; the winter seems to huve broken up in good earnest. The sun shone brilliantly, and the air was bland and l?l**y. The avenue was thronged with members of Congress and ladies. About a dozen members have left this city for home; three or four of the Georgia members: two of the Maryland members, Eastman, of New Hampshire and others. They have all iM-eu paia up in full, however. Several other rutnora are in town to day about . the Cabinet appointments. It is now stated, and I believe with truth, that Mr. Forward will withdraw hia resignation to-morrow, and hold over till after CongresB adjourns, in order to obviate the necessity of the President sending a new name to the Senate, which they might reject. It was thought that if Mr. Spencer should leave the war office to go into the Treasury, that the Senate might reject his name. It is also stated positively, that Mr. U|*hur will go into the State Department, Gushing will certainly go into the Cabinet. Wise will certainly go to France. The President has expressed his intention to recal Messrs. Barrow, Wheaton, Todd and Jenifer. Mr. Webster has had the embassy to London offered to him twice, and twice he has refused. Still he will probably go there^ However, he will never leave the cabnet till he thinks proper. It is also rumored that Mr. Everett will go to China. The Pennsylvania line of battle ship, the Vincennes, the Vandalia, and one or two others, are to go out to China. There are a dozen applicants on here for the office, Mr. Shilliber among the number, former Consul to Batavia. The Hon. James Monroe is in the city, as full of spirits and animation as ever; but whether he has come oh for the China mission or not, lam unable to learn. He isstayingat Madame Gallebrun's, a handsome lady, who keeps an excellent house, near the President's. This may be a sign that he'B after something. The Senate will probably pass Bill No. 548. leaving all salaries untouched below $1200; and with only a reduction of 12J per cent, on all above that They have reported to reduce their own salaries to $7 a day, and $7 for every 20 miles of travel. I do not believe that the House will pass it. It will probably get the go by. The Post Office Bill against Expresses, I believe, will not pass. Mr. Bnggs tries to morrow to get up thp hill tr% rpHitnP th? nnafoo-n So far I had writted upon pretty good authority.? I now learn semi-officially tnat there will be no change in the State Department as yet. Mr. Webster will not leave without a proviso respecting certain of his friends in office. There was a meeting at Mr. Webster's house to-day about it. Mr. Upshur and Mr. Cushing both want the State Department. The Treasury bureau is in an awfully confused state How can it be otherwise 1 There have been eight secretaries in twelve years. It is-a perfect Augean stable. It is a little doubtlul whether the Senate will pass the bill for a Minister to China, and whether they will confirm Wise as Minister to France. They have no objection to his going abroad as Minister, but not to France or England. They say he is too restless, and might get the nation into some difficulty. They are mistaken. His judgment is as clear, and sound, and cool as that of any man in the Senate. His tact, coolness and judgment in the House this session have done him immense honor. The President will pocket the New York Custom House bill, and sign the Bankrupt Repeal bill on Tuesday or Wednesday. W. H. A. Washington. [Correepondeuce of the Herald.] Washington, Monday Night, > Feb. 27, 1843. $ Rather a Belligerent Message from the President of the United States?Highly Important Document from Mr. Webster relative to the Treaty?domination of Mr. Wise aa Minister to France?Tbe Printing of Congressional Debates by Gales & Seaton?'Tbe General Appropriation bill. Although the Senate was in semion ten hours, and the House six hours, there were but two important subjects discussed. In the Senate the Bill to au thorize Gales te Seaton to print the Congressional Debates from the 1st Congress to the present?and in the House ths General Appropriation Bill. But just as the House tfas about to adjourn a message was received from the President relative to the late Treaty with Great Britain, of which about 20 lines were read, and then the members called? " adjourn, adjourn, let it go over till to-morrow," and so the House adjourned, and the subject matter of the Message goes over till to morrow. However, the message is very important, and I enclose a copy i? PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. To the House of Representatives t In compliance with the resolution of the House of Representatives of the instant, requesting me to communicate to the House "whatever correspondence or communication may have been received from the British Government respecting the President's construction of the late British Treaty concluded at Washington, as it con. corns an alleged right to visit American vessels," I herewith transmit a report made to uie by the Secretary of State. I hare also thought proper to communicate copies of Lord Aberdeen's letter of the 30th December, 1841, to Mr. Everett; Mr. Everett's letter of the 33(1 December, in reply thereto ; and extracts from several letteri of Mr. Everett to the Secretary of State. I cannot fotego the expression of my regret, and the apSarent purport of a part of Lord Aberdeen's despatch to Ir. Fox. I had cherished the hope that all possibility of misunderstanding as to the true construction of the eighth article of the treaty lately concluded between Great Britain and the United State*, was precluded by tha plain and well weighed language in which it is expressed. The desire of both governments is to put an end as s.-cedily as possible to the slave trade, and that desire, I need scarcely add, is as strongly and as sincerely felt by the United States as it can be by Great Britain. Vet it must not be forgotten that the trade, though now universally renroba ted'was, up to a late perioJ, prosecuted by all who chose to engage in it, and there were unfortunately but very few Christian power* whose aubjecta were not permitted, and even encouraged, to share in the profits ot what was regarded as a perfectly legitimate commerce. It originated at a period long before the United States had become in* dependent, and was carried on within our borders in op position to the most earnest remonstrance* and expostulations of some of the colonies in which it was most actively prosecuted. Its character, thus fixed by common consent and general practice, could only be changed by the positive assent 01 each and every nation, expressed either in the form of municipal law, or conventional arrangement. The United States led the way in efforts to suppress it. They claimed no right to dictate to others, but they resolved, without waiting for the co operation of other powers, to prohibit it to their own citizens, and to visit its perpetration by them with condign punishment. I may safely affirm that it never occurred to this Government that any new maratime right accrued to it from the position it had thus assumed in regard to the slave trade. If, before our laws for its suppression, the flag of every nation might traverse the ocean unquestioned by eur cruisers, this freedom was not, in ouropinion, in the least abridged by our municipal legislation. Any other doctrine, it is plain, would subject to an arbitrary and ever varying system ol maratime police, adopted at will by the great naval power for the time being,the trade ol the world in any places,or in any articles, which such power might see fit to prohibit to its own subjects or citizens. A principle nf this kind could scarcely be acknowledged,without subjecting commerce to the risk of constant and harassing vexations. The attempt to justify such a pretention from the right to visit and detain ships upon reasonable suspicion of pir.icy, would deservedly beaxpoaed to universal condemnation, since it would be an attempt to convert an established rule of maritime law, incorporated as a principal into the international code by the consent of all'nations, into a rule and principle adopted by a single nation, and enforced only by its assumed authority. To seize and detain a ship, upon suspicion of piracy, with probable cause and in good faith, affords no just ground either for complaint on the part of the nation whose flag she bears, or claim of indemnity on the part of the owner. The universal law sanctions, and the common good requires, the existence of such a rule. The right, under such circumstances, not only to visit and detain, but to search a shin, is a nerfect rirht. and involves neither resimtmi bili'ty nor' indemnity But with this single exception, no nation hai, in time or peace, any authority to detain the ships of another upon the high aeaa, on any pretext whatever, beyond the limit! of the territorial jurisdiction. And rach, I am happy to And, i* substantially the doctrine ol Great Britain heraell, In her moat recent official declaratiom.and even In those now communicated to the Houae. Tnese declarations may well lea 1 us ta doubt whether the apparent diffirence between the two Governments ia not rather one of definition than of principle. Not only is the right of ttartk, properly so called, disclaimed by Great Britain, hut even that ol mere visit and inquiry ia asserted with qualifications inconsistent with the idea of a perfect right. In the despatch of Lord Aberdeen ta Mr. Kverett, of the twen'ieth of December, 1841, as also in that just received by the British Minister in this country, made to Mr. Kox, his Lordship declares that if, in spite of all the precaution which shall he 1 used to prevent such occurrences, nn American i ship, by reason ot any visit or detention by a British | cruiser, " should suffer .loss and injury, it would be follower! by prompt and ttrnpia remuneration." And in order to make more manifest her intentions in this respect, Lord Aberdeen, in the despatch of the JOth December, makes known to Mr Kverett the nature ol the instructions given to the British cruisers. These are such as, if faithfully ' observed, would enable the British Government to op proximate the Standard nf a fa.r inilofnnitv. That Govern mailt ha?, in aeTeral ca?n*. fulfilled her promiae* in thia particular by making adequate reparation for damage done to our commerce. It iraiiii obvioui to remark, that ' a right which iaonly to be exerci*cd under ?uch reatric. ' lion* ami precaution*, and ri*k, in ca?e of any aaaignable damnga, to lie followed by the con?equence* of a treapa**, ' ran *c.irrrly he rnn*id?-red any thing morn than a privi < l'g-i k>'| r.jr, nrial cit11* i conceded or withheld en the u <ual principle* ot international comity. . The principles laid down in Lord Atwrdeen"* despatches and the assurances of iudemnity therein held out, although the utmost reliance wu placedon thegood faith of the British Government, were not regarded by thee*eoutive as a sufficient security against the abuses which Lord Aberdeen admitted might arise iu even the most cautious and moderate exercisaof their new maritime police. And therefore, in my message at the opening of the. last session, I set forth the views entertained by the Exe cutive on this subject, and substantially affirmed both out inclination and ability to enforce our own laws, protect our flag from abuse, and acquit ourselves of all our duties and obligations on the high seas. In view of these assertions, the Treaty of Washington was negotiated; and upon consultation with the British negotiator as to the quantum ol force necessary to be employed in order to attain these objects, the result to which the most deliberate estimate led was embodied in the eighth article of the Treaty. Such wcru my viewa at the time of negotiating that imijpiuiuiiicu, iu uij u|uiiiuu, ii in plain and lair interpretation. I regarded the eighth article ai removing all poisible pretext, on the ground of mere neceuity, to viait and detain our shins upon the African coait, became of any alleged abuie of our flag by slave traders of other nations. Wo had taken up?n ourselves the burden ol preventing any such abuse, bv stipulating to furnish on armed force- regarded by botn the high contracting parties as sufficient to accomplish that object. _ Denying, as we did and do, all color of right to exercise any such feneral police over the flags of independent nations, we id not demand of Great Britain any formal renunciation of h?T pretension. Still less had we the least idea ol yielding any thing ourselves in that respect. We chose to make a practical settlement ol the question. This we owed to what we had already done upon this subject The honor of the country called for It?the honor of iti flag demanded that it should not be used by others to CO. ver an iniquitous traffic. This Governmental am vary sure, has both the inclinatibn and ability to do this; and if need will not content itself with a fleet ot eighty guns?but sooner than any foreign government shall exercise the province of executing it* laws, and fulAUiDg its obligations, the highest of which is to protect its flag alike from abuse or insult?it would, I doubt not, put in requisi tion for that purpose, its whole naval power. The pur pose of this government is faithfully to fulfll the Treaty on its part; and it will not permit itself to doubt that Oreal Britain will comply with it on hers. In this way peace will be best preserved and the most amicable relations maintained between the two countries. JOHN TYLER. WASHtnaTon, February 37,1341. But, on going into the Clerk's room, and examining a large pile of documents that came witli the Message, 1 lound the following very important document from the Secretary of State, which I have copied, and sent you:? To the Hon. the Speaker, fco. tie The Secretary of Statcf_to whom has been referred 8 resolution 01 the House or Representatives of the 23d inst requesting that the President of the United States be re quested to communicate to that House, if not in his opinion improper, whatever correspondence or communication may have been received from the British Government re specting the President's construction of the late Treat; concluded at Washington, as it concerns an alleged right to visit American vessels, has the honor to inform the Pro sident that Mr. Fox, H. B. M. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, came to the Department of State on the 34th of Feb. inst., 9nd informed the Secretary o State that he had received from Lord Aberdeen, H. M Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, a despatch under date of the IBth of January, which he was directed to read to the Secretary ol State of the United States. Th< substance of that dispatch was that there was a statement in a paragraph of the President's Message to Congress ul the opening of the present session of serious inqiort, be cause, to parsons unacquainted with the facts, it would tend to convey the supposition, not only that the question of right of search had been disavowed by the Plempo tentiary at Washington, but that Great Britain had madt concession on thrt point. That the President knew that (As right of search never formed the subject of discussion during the late negotiation, and that neither was any concession required by the United States Government nor made by Great Britain. That the engagement entered into by the parties to tin Treaty of Washington for suppressing the Alrican Slave Trade, was unconditionally proposed and agreed to. That the British Oovemment saw in it an attempt 01 the part of tha Government of the United States to give i practical effect to their repeated declarations against ihi trade, and recognized with satisfaction an advance to wards the humane and enlightenad policy of ail Chris tian States from which they anticipated much good. Tha Great Britain would scrupulous fulfil the conditions o this engagement; but that from the principle from which she has constantly asserted, an which are recorded in the correspondence be tween the ministers or the United States, in England and himself, in 1341, England has not receded and woul not recede- That he had no intention to renew, at present the discussion upon the subject. That his last note wa yet unanswered. That the President might be assure that Great Britain would always respect the just claims c the United States. That Great Britain made no 'preter tions to interfere in any manner whatever, either by di tention, visit, or search with vessels of the United Statei rvnvwil Wf ucMri'tu lu c/c ntci JJUl IUOV it Sllii iuuiuvviur and would exercise when necessary, iti oyrn right to a certain the genuineness of any flag which' a suspected ve sel might hear; that if the exercise of this right, eiths from involuntary error, or in spite of every precautioi loss or injury should be sustained, a prompt reparatio would be afforded. But that it should entertain for single instant the notion oi abandoning the right itsel would be quite impossible'. That these observations had been rendered necessar by the message to Congress. That the President is ui doubtedly at liberty to address that assembly in any tern which he may think proper; but if the Queen's servan should not deem it expedient to advise Her Majesty also 1 advert to these tonics in her speech from the throne, the desired nevertheless to hold themselves perfectly fr< when questioned in Parliament, to give all such explan tions as they might feel ts be consistent with their dut; and necessary for the elucidation of the truth. The paper having been read, and its contents unde stood, Mr. Fox was told in raply that the subject wouldl taken into consideration, and that a despatch relative to would be sent, at an early day, to the American Minist in London, who would have instructions to read it to Hi Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Aflaii DANIEL WEBSTER Now a word with regard to the Message. 1 hm seen the rough copy written out by the Presider and it contains many erasures and interlineations, Mr. Legare's handwriting. The message is n fully approved of by Mr. Webster. So much lor the treaty. The nomination ol the Hon. Henry A. Wise, minister to France, was this dav sent into the S nate. It will probably be confirmed. Wise told r he cares not a straw whether they confirm it or n? Mr. Forward holds over till after the 4th of Marc so as to obviate the necessity of sending Mr. Spe cer's name into the Senate as Secretary of tl Treasury. The price of this consideration is, th Judge Patten istogo to Denmark, and Mr. Forwa is to have Judge Patten's place ; his residence Pennsylvania is in Judge Patten's district. A fi business transaction. If is understood that Mr. Webster does not thu to go Ollfnf nrpwnt tn r>lf?ns#? nnv hrwJv jfcvents thicken, as Congress is about to clos One member of Congress nad his ear, or part of 1 ea^bit off at Jenkins's tavern the other night. J veralmembers have just left the city, and all ^ WeMter's plate was stolen from his house last nig or e#ly this morning, including the magnitict vase, given him by the people of Boston. Tm House to -day appropriated #5000 for an ag< to gfT to the Isthmus of Darien, and examine t practicability of a canal across it. Anoiher job. Now for Congress. The Senate was occupi from 11 A. M. to 9 P. M. discussing the bill authjWize Gales & Seaten to print the debates Confess in 100 volumes at #5 a volume, price $? a copy, and to compel the government to take 1< copies. A fat job of $500,000. Gales and Seat are, honorable, noble fellows, they want . money, and the sum would be well expended. 1 locofocos, Benton, Allen, tec. opposed it: called a vile job, and said they would sit all night bef they would allow it to pass. Mr.Henderson moved an amendment; which u carried, that instead of 100 vols, there should be i ly 12 vols, printed of the debates before 1827, a 7 vols, of debates since 1837; the debates in the " ? i 1 a ?j lerini nrr airra&cjy priuicu. Finally, without taking the question, at half-p nine the Senate went into Executive Session, a at 10 adjourned. Bill No. 648 will not pass. So the attempt at e nomy. See. ia all moonshine. In the House, the General Appropriation Bill w taken up in Committee. The Coast Survey Bt ness was thus disposed of. Mr. Mallory moved following amendment in relation to it, which t carried: ? And be it further enacted, That the sum of one hun< thousand dollars bo appropriated, out of any money in treasury not otherwise appropriated, for continuing su rvey of the coast of the United States : Provided, 1 this, and all other appropriations hereafter to be mad? this work, shall, until otherwise provided bylaw, be peuded in accordance with a plan of reorganising mode of executing the survey, to be submitted to the sident oi the United States by a board of officers wl shall be organised by him, to consist of the present su intendent,his two principal assistants, and the two n officers now in charge of the hydrographio parties, four from among the principal officers or the corps of pographical engineers ; none of whom shall receive additional compensation whatever for this service, who shall sit as soon as organised. And the Presiden the United States shall adopt and carry into effect the of said hoard, aa agreed opon by a majority ofits memb and the plan of said board shall cause to be employe many officers of the army and navy of the United gt as will be compatible with the successful prosecutio the work ; the officers of thenavy to be employed on hydrographical parts, and the officers of the army on topographical parts ol the work. And no officer of army or navy shall hereafter receive any extra pay, of this or any future appropriations for surveys. The appropriation of $100,000 for the Boston ( torn House was struck out?$50,000 was apnrr i r__ ' i_ _i i' j airu if i"*y tuiiu nuuiii lur worn, nirmuy there 9500 was given for a Consul to Beymot.^H ^10,001) was given for publishing the History ol^H Exploring Expedition. The salary of special post office agents was lim^H o 9IOOO a year, and 92 a day for expenses of^H 93000 was Riven for an agent to go to the. wich Islands. 910,(MX) was given for paying the ImJatue fitsr* lor negotiating the loan under the nets .^H SI. IKH, and April 15, IM-I'2. Then Mr. Bolts moved an amendment, vas carried. It reads thus, and is intended to li^H iff the President:? Provided, that no part of tha appropriation shall tliad to the payment ot theialary ot outfit oiany immH