Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 10, 1843, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 10, 1843 Page 2
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01 this Rjci.ty ca.i iui remedy. [ I'remendous cheer ing ] Attrr vntf"1k _-r r marks, he concluded, and WM fain CUter-J, He w at followed h\ tow.! v. ry tmautiful music. Afttrthc mu ie Mowr'udv mid something, but nobody kno-va what it a at. The meeting then broke up. Another ftOIUnn In the Kleld?meeting of the hoiitn ( y?ig{rllcal Society. The inui??r?tri ill that highly meritorious institution, the Fjreijj i tvungrUcal society, w?s held last evening in Dr IluUonh elegant church, in Washington Square.? TM? tadrcidedly one ot the moat beautiful, cheerful and comfortable rcc!eai?k'ical edificea in ihe city. Theatyle of archil -dure U chaste, and marked Vy great uniformityIt ? ? Completely filled iaat night. At usual, the grent pro|>orlion of the audimee was composed of ladiae; maryot lliem j oung, lovely and i'asci ating, and all elegantly dn aged. Th'-re were not r.auy fashionables.? They were, for the most par*, of tho n.iJdting, eomlortaMe classes, who pay their '?bts and lead piottt and sober live*?the yaubg ws wooers'-y in fact, which ia springing up iuto green an ' he 1 ne Juauiisoeo it" 'corrttp' t< m una of the bankrupt noHtit' of another day. Near the pulpit we observed a nuntbfrol themov. elegant git Is if which our city can boast?ti-eie r-v -1 you.*4 facet he&.ti* ing with pure '. ?o'ion and tn afectcd h nevel ne Aa usual, thire w?pe no nrtfOnmr 'tliai-1 ; rc|<ortet* XV-' were, therefore, oMigello aki!'t for ovsrlt e? e? well as ww coul t, -iti 1 ,rt U*--! uil our iud-gnutivo nt the "extou, or whoever was to blam- in the matter, i?ltog<' er dis"p prare t when we found ourselves most agreeably forced, hv this very want of attention, in'o charmintt rrnpiiiqui ty to two lovely young ladns. ' The c>air was t .ken by the Hon. Tiikodork Frxlino. I hi ??t >, the President of the Society. A hacred air was thei played i a goo J style on the organ, after which the Hev. Dr Vale, (wo believe,) offered up an appropriate prayer. VV W. Chester, Esq., the Treasurer, then read his re. port, from which it appeared, that the finances of tho Society were in a very prosperous condition- the receipts having been during the past year about $1S,000. The Hev. Dr. Baiao next read the Secretary's report. It was. ai these documents always are,too long and prosy. It would be much more judicious if a synopsis merely of these reports would be presented at the annual meetings. The report referred in complimentary terms to the aux. ilinry societies, and particularly alluded to the Baltimore Ladies' Association. Several individual families, in various parts of the Union, each support a colportmr during the ) par. or the winter campaign of five months Several instances of individaal zeal in the cause ol the society were enumerated. One young gentleman in Philadelphia, after bearing a sermon preached by Dr. Bfeird, had sent a valuable diamond ring and breast pin to be sold ia Paris, and the proceeds appropriated to the object of the society. The penonntl of the society consisted of about eighty individuals, stationed in vatkiui parts of the Enrep -an country, England, France, Belgium, Italy, and Switzerland. [At this stage of the proceedings Colonel Stone was seen making slowly up the middle of the aisle. He forced his way up to the Ireiil of the platform with characteristic modesty, aud after subjecting a number of ladiei and gentlemen on the front seat to considerable inconve ni -nee,he squatted himsellin oneof the most comfortable seats he could select ] The report went on to detail in a very interesting manner the success of the society, and concluded by an earnest appeal io its supporters to continue their exertions. A piece of music was then sung by the choir. The Keveoend Dr. Bacon, of New Haven, Connecticut, moved the adoption of the report. The iact that is Christianity was in conflict with irreligion and idliJelinty and paganism, for the dominion ot the world. The spirit of propagandism was arraying itself in that contest; already bad the conflict commenced botween two opposing farms of Christianity?so called? and the two opposing elements are everywhere in the fi-Id, marshalling and encountering each other.? What were those opposing forms T The names Popery and Protestantism did not sufficiently uescribe these two editions of Christianity ?one of which must he the devil's edition, revised and amended by the author. Ho would look rather to the essence of the two systems. The idea of the one was organizaJTumty. Its name implied that? universal uniformity. That was the cornerstone. The idea of the other was individual responsibility. In the one system the individual was worth no more than the a >1 tier iu an army. He counts, and is food for powder. But in th" other every man was the patriot who lights on his own hook. In the one the individual stood alone be1 jre the cross, and no church?ro organization?no priesthood?no human intercessor had any thing to do with him in his intercourse with the one Qod and Father of all. The one was a Christianity of multiplied observances and ceremonies?of salvation by works. The other was the worship of God, without human interference?salvation free, without sacrifice or priest. This said to the question* u What must I do to be saved Repent. The other said, " Do penance"?a wilful falsification of the Holy Book. There was no truth in langw >gf. il there was any such meaning in the Word of God. To the question ' How may I bo saved J" tho spiritual Christianity said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ." What said the other 7 Fast, and yet you needn't last too much. (Laugh ) Pay the priest, and if he don't save you, he run'the risk, not you. (Laughter.) The on is a re'i^ion, the other of spirit. One is the leligion of tra Irion, the other ol written revelation from G 'd. The tra.litfo i hr eight down a dead form, the other living foul. And look at the affinities of the two ! The one. uu'?r the ihudow of its cathedral, sought to sustain . mouldering krone* and institutions which had outlived theiriijie Tno war with liberty and progress? the freedom ol the human race. The one taught the ind vi.'"ilto sir his yroyers and m 3 ke the sign of the cross. P. it tb" other to cned the rational and intelligent being. It tic-ran by cn'lgtti?r?i3g indiriltial mind, and so it ill m is'ed (he pis-tet It would not rest until it put in o'h hinds of all th" Word of God, and therofoxe i't alfi .ilies were with Irtodom and the liber y of men. Theie a:e the systems now in conflict.? Heretofore,they h id suit w?re, divided Christendom, and ha t c,mien ledoniy on t ?e frontiers. The one had been among the Teu'o its nations of Europe ; theother among the nations Speaking languages founded in the Latin tonguo Bui hourwai It now with England? What was the grea'q uestion tlmt agitated that iand 7 It was this virry one ti> which h- tan l dMnmon. In this country , too, it was thp gre?t c? uroversy of all controversies? When ha was a hoy, it wu t^rd j'mint to And a live Papist in NcwKngland a" to catch a (>clops But now he expected soon to hoar of t Ponish church o" Plymouth R?rk. He did no' fctrlor the of the contaat. On their side ware ell the sympathies of humanity and instinctive yearnings afr?*r fj><. Above ali, on their si io, was tha hook of OoJ, an t ali the promise* o' aeavrn. TheR>v Mr. Kirk nex1 od'reaacd the meeting. His api-ech wai prm; ous, nomha-ti and common pi .:e. He so id th*-t the Jesuit wi< hard at w jth?lookir g alter srh >ol fttnd? a id indem I'flo itioiia fui ronven' v >iiehhe liaj the pnnoipjl hand in hurnii g. R->me was a very gent It shepherd, but she al-vaye had an eye after the fleece and a little of the mutton, too. (Oreat laughter.) The blackest thing out ot the ,.it of hell was a Jesuit. He was a'ck at the half rioter tautism of this country. If Popery were fashionable, they would be surprised at the crowds that would flock to it. He was not afraid of the importation ot priests from abroad, or the roaring in of funds to build splendid cathedrals, did not frighten him much. He had no tsar of the progress of Popery. It never Lad progressed and it never would, home people, ignorant of history, of the Bit'll- and of Romanism as it is, might go over to it ; but lie had no fear lor the lower classes if they get their children educated. The R -v. Dr. Asa mi. of this city, next made a rather pr.?sy speech, and after the singing of a hymn by the choir, the audience dispersed. Conversion of the World, Tuesday, 4- P. M., at the Pearl street Church. The Convention on this important subject met accord, ing to programme. Whether it was set down in the bills or not, we cannot say, but the Convention apent the first half hour in the sua in front of the Church. The doors w ere then opened, the aexton having at last arrived, and the Convention adjourned to the inside of the Church. We aro sorry to aay that the meeting was rather thinly atti-uded. considering the importance ol the subject. Bkrjsmik F. Bctlks, Esq., moved that Mr. Horace Holden take the Chair. The question was taken, and carried. The Rev. Mr. Choulct was appointed Secretary of the mooting, which wu opened with prayer by Dr. Bacon, of New Haven. A paper, on the following anbject, "Scheme for the action of the Convention," wai then read. The subjects touched upon weretheae :? I. The Spirit of Mission*. a. Prayer of Faith, with reference to the Conversion of the World. Tne inadequacy of the means at present employed to convert the world for many generations. 4 The necessity ol Christian Mission, to the accomplishment of the great work of converting 30,000,000 ul heathens. a. The principles of action in evangelizing the world. 0 Kvangelical labor lor the destitute. The number ol laborers must be increased. 7. The practicability and duty ol Christians to evangelize the world during the present generation. The atiove paper w as then submitted to the Convention. Mr U -tler stated the great object for which the Convention was convened. It wai to unite the churchea in thr great work of converting tha world, and to let each denomination know ita proportion of the work assigned to it?alao, to Interchange views?concert measures?and send up their prayers together to the Throne of Grace Alter some iHrther re orlts, Mr. produced several letters which bsd been addressed to the Rev. Geo. It Cheever, the former Ser.retary of the Convention. The fl-#t one was from a Missionary at Constantinople. This letter pretested a very favorable view of the state and progress of religion thioughout almost every part of the world. Denmark, Sweden. Scotland, fcr. It contained words of hope and cheering encouragement to the church. Thenext letter was from the Rev. Mr. Dwightof Constantinople. This letter showed that there might be great nmty in design and operation, without uniformity, lie thought there wu much more unity in the l'rotealant c V mgehral chiin hea than there is in the Romau Cathuburch m. itli all it* unity of name an I faith. There it need ef more ef Christ's spirit. He prescribed uo parti 1 f ntarform of worshin. nor is there anv reason whv the i hurchni ebon Id nwt'unite together in'apirit againat the power of darkneaa. The great thing* needed in the * h*rch ir time and th#*ir money. And tiie be?t wav to g?* at th ?e wu to increaae the |??lf ' the ohttrcb. I a . i v?-ry piotn and excellent letter. Mr. m i?. (' t i?t a committee of throe l>e appointed to drew u, a rej or* ?, .n each ol the aevcn topica inhr*C' 1 'n tlie" ? . era m.Emitted already. .Mr V . . i? Mrf.-or.'y from Burmah,) then made a abort ! i'; e*. ' * n ia which he expraaaed the | lea*n-ehef i i Una u. ,'in He aaid it wai filteen fi'i utict h" '.ctt iiu .ia i?e count rv?twrlre of which Le n" ' ?| out In i.cwth..i "ou -trle.. Hmca 18J0. aliout 6000 hare Hei-.ii ?oer>:rt?d in Bv neb ? f?HMi in twelve yeara. H* aaii'.tt Mr. *V lliam Ctrgite had aupported him out h.iown pocket '*r thl'teen y??r? But come to ave. af t the amount paid ey the 'communicanta at the l.orj'e t ?M?through ??' the country, bi .ail that le.a than J6 renlt waa pai l ?y ?ch comniuoicant. Tie mo Ming thau aijiurneJ to to-morrow, > M , at 4 o'clock, at ihie place. Wr 11 hope the brethren ani ai?ter? will fire a tietter a:t. ia.i , and naprcially not leave the meeting until it ia through M<:Y\ VOKK HEiM LI). *evr York, Wtdncidaf, May 10. IMS. Herald Literary l>epot. All the new and cheap literary publication* of the day .ire for aale, wholesale tuid retail, al the Haaaxo Orrica, northweet corner of Naaaan and Fulton atreet. <w*_ a...., rairhanrine their reaidence. will nleaae notily at thi? office, corner of Nassau and Fulton streets, where they want the Herald left hereafter. Anniversaries, Maty, 1843. JVednttday, 10(4. American Tract Society?Tabernacle, 10 A. M. Exhibition ot the Pupila of the New York lnatitution Tor the Inetructien cf the Blind?Broadway Tabernacle, half past 4 o'clock, P. M. American Peace Society. American Home Miaaionary Society?Tabernacle, half pa.i 7 o'clock, P. M. Anti Slavery Convention?Coiner of Delancey and Chrvstie streets, 7 o'clock, P. M. N. Y. Colonisation Society?Middle Dutch Church, half past 7 o'clock, P.M. American Female Moral Reform Society?Methodist Church Oreen street, half past 7 o'clock,P. M. Thurtday, 11(4. American Bible Society?Tabarnacle, 10 o'clock, A M. American Education Society?Mercer atreet Church, hal: pas*. 7 o'clock, P. M. Exhibition of the Pupils of the New York lnatitution for the instruction of the Deaf and Dumb?Broadway Tabernacle, 4 o'clock, P. M. Friday, 13(4. American Board.?Tabernacle, 10 o'clock, A. M. American Society for Meliorating the Condition of the Jewa?At o'clock, at the Reformed Dutch Church, corner of Broome and Oreene streets. Important from Washington?Final Arrangement*, We have very late and important news from Washington,which developesthe arrangements of Captain Tyler and his Cabinet,that may stand good during the present week. We will not answer, however, for next week, or any day thereafter. It seems,then,that Captain Robert Tyler in a letter to Mr. Towle, the new Naval Officer, says among other things laying down the "law and gospel" for New York, that "the long agony it ootr; Mr. IVebster retire* next tctrk." This, we believe, is the substance of his despatch, but it indicates that Captain Tyler and his administration, have determined at last to sr'iI on the democratic tack, till they put about ship. The other arrangements are also nearly made, and are nearly as followsMr. Webster retires on Monday to Marshfield, as an honorary member of the cabinet, to catch fish and make chowder during ths summer, and to study Jefferson's principles under the superintendence of Captain Robert Tyler, who certifies to his good conduct. About the month of August it is expected that the British Cabinet will send over Lord Brougham, and Sir John Macgregor of the Colonial Depart, ment, as commissioners for arranging the terms of a new commercial treaty. On their arrival Captain Tyler intends to appoint Daniel Webster and John C. Calhoun Commissioners on the part of the United States for a like purpose. The commission will be opened in Washington in December, there to discuss, arrange and settle the terms of a grand commercial treaty, that will be a leading movement in the general establishment of free trade throughout the world. The French ministry has also indicated the same purpose, and will follow in ths footsteps of England. Ss much for that point. Mr. Legare will be Se creiary ot State?some pure democrat Attorney General?Judge Upshur will go to France?Mr. Cushing go to China?and a general movement made throughout the country to catch the " young democracie,"as they catch flies along shore, by a liberal use of molasses, laid out in proper places,and in proper quantities. A general removal is also to be made of all the suspected officials in all the large cities?Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and elsewhere. For New Haven, orders passed through yesterdaj, for the removal of S. Miles, Marcus Merriman, Jr , T. Lester, and Eli Mix, from the Custom House of that city, and the appointment in their places of the following Tyler men:?Anson Colt, William H. Jones, and Ira Merwin. The Boston Custom House and Post Office will r.lso be thoroughly whitewashed and ventilated in a week. This news is all true as gospel, and highly important. Captain Tyler and the " old guard" are determined to cut up the democracy root and branch, and to be the next President in spite of fate. Success to him. Office Seekers in Washing ton.?Tha degrading spectacle is presented to the American people ol the Presidential mansion actually besieged by a set of " office beggars." We learn that scarcely a car arrives at the scat of government without a greater or lesx "delegation" of self-styled " representatives" of the " democracy" of this and other cities, who immediately repair to the White House, and present their "bills" for the geiting up of some "picayune'' meeting, with resolutions laudatory of the President, and defamatory of his cabinet and tried fripnria It is our "purpose to give the history of some of these ] patriotic gentlemen, and we are much deceived if they do not cut a queer figure in print. "We have still an abiding trust that the President will be on his guard against these sinister deputations. Not a man among them applies to him under this garb, who has not been effectually cast off by the democratic party, which he pretends to represent. If our advice is worth any thing to the President, we say to him?before you trust these new convorts, be sure you know the men. The Abolition Anniversary.?From among the other anniversaries, we particularly call the attention of our readers to the "ravings" of this body of wild fanatics, for we can call them by no other name. j In their meeting yesterday, one of their speakers ] declared that to carry out their purposes they would trample under fool both the constitution and the church. This is madness of the very worst kind, and indicates most conclusively that abolitionism in the north is on its last legs. Such violence and folly, such absurdity, such blasphemy almost, can inspire nothing hut contempt and detestation. The south need never be afraid of abolition as it is now developing itself among us. It is perfectly crazy?perfectly impotent?p rfecily harmless, and completely contemptible. At the last election they could not raise 200 votes in a population of nearly 300,000. The Hurricane in the Chamber of Commerce ? The election for the new officers of the Chamber of Commerce promises to blow a hurricane?a bit of an earthquake, and two-thirds of a volcano. The Mount Etna of Castle Garden is a mere lighted segar (one of Henrique's best) to this business. Messrs Goodhue, M'Cracken, and others, ara the candidates of the "drab-gaiter party," and cracking work it will be. Who the "eel-skins" take up we have not heard,but eels are slippery, sliding,smooth articles, and we should not be surprised if they ilid into office all standing. Perhaps the election may determine the doctrines of free trade anct perpetual motion for n century?and, again, perhaps it may not. Tweedledum and twcedledee never did fit so before or since. Intent to Poison on board a United States Ship or Vessel, no Crime.?This seeming offence nuniiim mw ana gooa morals, in not provided tor oy the Crimes Act, or any law? of the United States. It ian moat siugularomission, and scarcely credible; yet we have the authority of Judge Belts for saying that such is the fact. Should a person be actually poisoned, then there arp law? to reach the case, and punish the offender; hut there is no law to punish an attempt to poison. It is in this view of the case, that the Icllow, John Christian, lately cent home from Bab in for an attempt to poison Captain Stanhope, is to be discharged from custody, as there is no law to reach his case. It is very remarkable. Accident.?Tuesday afternoon n .sail boat coming through llurlgale, containing five ["ersons, Ch|?ized, and two were drowned. " Docroa Manlky."?In our reporter's accouat of Abby Kelly's speech, delivered at Columbian Hall, virnuu eirrei, on r naay evening i&si, mere wa3 an allusion made to a " Doctor Munley," which was supposed by some to refer to Dr. Manley of this city. This is altogether a mistake. We happen to know Dr. Manley well, and a more excellent, worthy and respectable man, in all the relations ot private and professional life, does not exist. He has no connection?nor takes any part in politics, abolition, or any like subject. His whole energies ere devoted to his profession, of which he is as distinguished an ornament as any man in New York. The Dr. Manley referred to in the report is a southern clergyman?a doctor of divinity, and violently opposed to abolition. Mr. Carr, Ex Consui. to Tangiers ?Mr. T. N Carr, formerly U. S. Consul at Tangiers, in the empire of Morocco, has published an able and conclusive defence of his conduct in reply to certain charges made against his official conduct while he was in the service of his country in Africa.1 These charges appeared recently in a letter from Genoa, published in tne Tribune, and is supposed to have been written by Mr. Lester, the U. S. Conc.i .1 r...n;oku^ modore Morgan, then at that port. Mr. Carr has conclusively es ablished by the evidence of every European.Consul at Tangiers, that his conduct had been on all occasions, manly, appropriate and becoming an American functionary. The difficulty grew out of the gross insolence, and religious prejudices of the Moors, who must be chastised periodically to keep them in decent manners. There is now some reason for believing that the proceedings of Commodore Morgan who was sent to arrange the affair, were not taken with wisdom or discretion. At all events, Mr. Carr stands before his country and the world, perfectly sustained in the whole course of his official or private conduct during the residence in Tangiers. Assembling of the New Boards. At an early hour yesterday morning all the avenues to the entrance ol the Board of Aldermen's room were crowded with anxious spectators, who appeared to have had the ridiculous supposition that all could crowd into the small space occupied by visiters in the lobby ef the room. The arrangements for the pre. servation of order by the officers were entirely inefficient, and when the doors were opened at twelve o'clock there was a perfect rush,jam, slam,mash and crash, and in went Mayor, Aldermen, reporters,office seekers, office holders, loafers,and spongers, mixed up with a few pickpockets and handkerchief twitchers. The lobbies of the reom and teats for spectators were filled in an instant, and order be. ing restored, Mayor Moaais ascended the speaker's seat, and said that he had been sworn into office by the First Judge ol the County and Recorder of the city, and was therefore 1 now prepared to execute that duty for the members of thn rirtut-.l 1 The Aldermen were then called up in trioa, and after ' signing the roll, Old Hays handed them the book, and the 1 Mayor delivered the following oath of ottice 1 " Yon promise to support the constitution of the United States and the State of New York, and faithfully to discharge the dnties of the office of Aldermen according to 1 the best of your abilities, so help you Ood." The members having been sworn, the roll was called, ' and the following gentlemen answered to their names : 1 1st ward E.B.Clayton, 10th ward E. F. Purdy, 1 3nd " C. 8. Woodhull, 11th " A Hatfield, , 3rd " 8. Dunning, 19th " H Brevoort, 4th " H. Martin, 13th " H. W. Bonnell, 6th " F. R. Tillou, 14th " J B. Scoles, ) 6th " J. Em mans, 15th " W.V.Brady, , 7tb " James Nash, 16th " E. O. Rawson, 8th " D Vandervoort, 17th " F. R. Lee, . 9th ?' W. D. Waterman, 1 Alderman Waterman then nominated Alderman Hat- c field President pro tem. Alderman Hatfield having taken (the chair, asked > what was the pleasure ofthe Board 7 Alderman Watsshas then moved that the Board go i into a nomination for President for the year. Alderman Lee nominated Elijah F. Purdy. Alderman Scoles nominated Caleb 8. Woodhull. < Aldermen Waterman and Scoles were appointed tellers. ] The ballot resulted as follows : Elijah F. Purdy, 13 Caleb 8. Woodhull 4 Blank 1 Alderman Purdv was then declared elected President of the Board, and Aldermen Woodhull and Brevoort appointed to accompany him to the chair. Alderman Poanv took his seat and returned thanks for < the compliment conferred npon him, in the following pertinent speech Oeittleiseiv or the Boabd or Aldermen:? Accept my acknowledgments for the honor you confer on me by calling me to preside over your deliberations. It were deing injustice to my feelings, should I omit the em- 1 pression of my warm gratitude for the proof of confidence < you have now beatowed upon me. In accepting thia honorable station, I would feel a greater diffidence did I not entertain a just reliance on your aid and indulgence in the discharge of its responsible duties. If punctuality in attendance, intended impartiality in decision, and honesty of purpose, are essential to the station you assign me, I may so far anticipate vour approval, and that of our constituents, for the faithful performance of its functions. Tha various and important duties entrusted to our care by ] the people we represent, demtnd our deliberate and , righteous consideration, and I assure you here fn the { outset of my earnest co-operation in every measure that , may tend to a more rigid economy in the expenditure of , the public moneys, and the stricteat accountability of the ] public agents. He then asked the further pleasure of the Board. | AlJarman Lie then nominated Samuel J.Willis as Clerk i of the Board, which was canied unanimously. ' He also nominated David T. Valentine aa Assistant ( Clerk?carried unanimously. t Alderman HsTrisLDlthen moved that Charles King | be removed from the office of Printer to the Board of Ai- j dermen, which was adopted without adiasenting voice. ] He then nominated Levi D Slamm for the vacancy. t Alderman Scolv.i nominated John I. Mumford. and followed the nomination with a fsw remarks, alluding to an 1 article in the New York Standard attacking Alderman < Purdy?on concluding, , Alderman Puanv remarked, looking at Coles, the collector of the Standard, who stood against the pillar opposite, that he was ready to answer that gentleman or hia master at anv time or place, at a future period. The ballot resulted as follows:? Tor Levi D. Slamm 11 " John I Mumford 6 " Blank I Jacob Ha vs was then nominated as Sergeant-at-Arm* of the Board which waa carried by a unanimous vote. The usual committee waa then appointed to inform the Board of AMiatanU and the Mayor that the Board waa ready to proceed to business. The rules of the previous Board were then adopted, for striking out that clause in the first section making it necessary for the President of the Board to be always present before the Board can he called to order Aldermen WiTtiMis then moved to repeal that portion of the ordinance vesting the power of appointing the Watchmen with the Captains of the Watch and the Joint Committee on Police, and restoring the same to the Mayor and Captainsof the Watch, as previously existed before the Whigs came into power last spring. Alderman Bcolbs opposed the repeal of the ordinance, and asked where were the evils that had sprung up in '.he change?ii any, he desired to know,'what tney were. Alderman Tiliol- replied that he thought,as the Mayor was at the bead of the Police, the appointment* of the watch should rest, to a certain extent, with him. H* could net say that any evila had sprung up from this change, nor could he say that any benefit had been derived from it Alderman Wat&msaiv said there waa a reason in frvor of the old plan of appointment,as the watchmen were then under the jurisdiction of the Mayor, who could keep an eye to those in place and rectify evils and non-performance of duty, which could rarely if ever be discovered by a committee of this Common Council, who were in no way brought into immediate connection with police duties. Aldermen rose a third time, and the President reminded him that the rule* prevented member from peaking three times on one subject. The question was then taken on the repeal of the ordinance, which was adopted by a 'vote or IS to 4 Alderman Clayton, of the First Ward, voting in tho affirmative The ordinance was then sent to the Board of Assistants for concurrence. Restoration of Office of Sergeant of the Afore.?AUlrrman Wats.rmav then moved that the ordinance abolishing the office of First Marshal or Sergeant of the Mace, be repealed, end the office restored as before the whigs came into power. Alderman Clayton moved to lay on the table, which was lost. The question was than taken and carried by a vote of 10 to 3. Alderman Clayton nnd Dvnnino asked to be excused from voting, being new members. Alderman Las. moved that a committee be appointed to examine into the conduct of the Inspectors of Flection of the Fourth District of the 16th Ward, for refuting to make rernrn ?t me proper penon. On motion of Alderman HATmi.u the Board then took a reeeas until four o'clock. Tmi Ntw Baian or Assistant Ai.n**?iif??Tasiisci TMr Oath or Orrica.?Tuespav, 9th May?At 11 o'clock precisely thfi member* of the new Board lelt the Caucus, and proceeded, en masse. to their own room, where they took their place* terinlim, in ejtti loco, sitting eye* front with great dignity and atill greater modesty. Assistant Aldermen Neabitt and W. Dod^e, of tho second And third wardi, who are the only whig* of the former Board in the new Board, aeemed oaceedingly at their eaae, and manifeatly felt that they should nave olium cum dignity ul] through thecnsuing year ; forthoae t wo gentlemen,together with Mr. James [). Oliver,* new member, are th? on ly Whigs in the present Board of A*- I sistanta? they are the trinity?the aalt, spice, and seasoning. " When shall we three meet again ?" At half past I'd his Honor the Mayor entered the room and took his seat in the President's chair, and said? tlentlemen : ? I have taken the oath ol ollirn, aa Mayor of the City of New York, from hi* Hoaorthe hirst Judge of the Coun'y (1'lshoefler), and hi* Honor the R?cordi r, and I am now ready to administer the oath to you, if you are ready to receive it." " We nr? roaJy ami auAioua," thought tliey all, but ai.l no'hing. Mil honor the Mayor then called upon the first four Assistant Aldermen to walk up to the Captain's ufiice and ettle, which being interpreted meaueth?subscribe the oath of otHce?anJ then, said the Mayor, Ml admiuister to you the oath. -- J ??wkun <lnn* thpn the I ma was uoiie uc' uiuiu^ij , iuu ?- , next four were called uj>on in like manner, until the whole body politic had taken the oath, and the city given birth to a democratic administration. The Republic ii now safe. The following is the new democratic Board : Board or Assistant Aldermen. 1st Ward, Oliver Charlick, house 39 Frout street. ? 3d " 'tieorge F. Nrsbitt, house 170 William st. office No. 7 Tontine Buildings. 3d " "William Dodge, house 47 Courtlandt street, office 30 John street. 4th " Darid T. Williams, house 60 Oliveret. office US Oak street. 0th " Robert Fatliion, house 60 Laight street, office 417 Oresuwich street. 6.h " Thnmat S. Henry, house 119 White St., office 4 Spruce street. 7th " Charter //. Dougherty, house 170 Madison St., office 75 South street, cor. Maiden lane. 8th " Chailes P. Brown, houso 38 King at., office 390 West street. 0th " Iteac 1} Smith, house 673 Greenwich st. 10th " Daniel Ward, house 116 Ludlow st., otliae 97 Hold street. 11th " Charles J. Dodge, house 613 Fourth st., office 462 Water street12th " Darid 8. Jackion, house Bloomingdole Road, near 101st street. 13th " William Q. Boggi, house 400 Grand St., office 34 Pine street. Hin aamuei fwicnou, nuuao diwiiic ?ucci. 10th " 'Jamts D Oliver, house 02 Amity street, ofAce 136 I'earl street. 16th " William C Seaman, house 80 Seventh Aven. 17th " J Ohn Pettigrew, house 443 Bowery. Those in italics are new members. Those with a star ire whirs. The rest are locofocos. The Mavor then bade the new Board good morning, >nd left tor his office, where he gave notice that he would idminister the oath to any assessors or constables, who night be ready to receive it. Alderman Williams then moved that Alderman Ncsbitt ake the chair, which was carried, and Mr. Nesbitt took he chair. The now Board then proceeded to vote for President of he Board. Assistant Alderman Charles F. Browne, of the 8th iVard, was voted in unanimously. Mr Brow.vk was then waited upon to the chair by Aslistant Alderman Williams. Oa taking the chair he deli, rered the following address: ? 3ENTLEMENOF THE BOARD Of ASSISTANTS:? We hav e come together on this occasion in the capacity >f public legislators, as the representatives in the Comnon Council of a numerous and intelligent constituency, who have committed to us great and important trusts. In ;he discbarge of our duties we are to be governed by, and ake for our guide, the charter of our city?we are to look ;o that instrument te learn the extent of our powers, and or authority to justify our legislation. Among other of ts provisions and requirements, is one that each branch if the Common Council shall appoint a President from its >wn body?that duty you have just discharged, and it has jeen your pleasure to honor me with the appointment. I ivail mysetl of this occasion to express to you my thanks or this distinguished mark of respect and conAdence ihown me, and to say to you that in such duties as 1 may 3e called on to discharge, it will be my earnest endeavor :o be actuated with perfect impartiality and justice to all ?with a proper respect for the rights of each individual member of the body, and with a zealous devotion of my humble abilities to the public welfare. I enter on the luties assigned me with Dut little or no experience as the presiding officer over deliberative assemblies, and shall look to you all to excuse any errors and imperfections that you may discover in the discharge of my duty. By a mutual lorbcarance to each other we shall greatly promote harmony and efficiency In our legislation, which forbearance on my part shall be freely extended Our duties as public legislctors, will be many and arduous? we shall be called to act on important questions, which will require much deliberationj and permit me earnestly to entreat you to be punctual in all your engagements, which, if done, will greatly facilitate legislation, and promote the personal convenience of each other. Our con itituents will expect us to be watchful of their interests? the heavy and increasing taxes they are called on to pay will causa them to keep a constant eye to all our doings? et us, then, endeavor so to legislate and demean ourselves s to merit their approbation?let all our acts bo such as will result to their mutual good. Gentlemen, in the araest hope that by our united exertions we shall merit he approbation of our constituents, which, if received, will, 1 trust, amply repay us for all our toils, 1 am now eady with you to enter on our labors. A1 lerman Williams then submitted several resolutions, dfering the following candidates for the following offioes. Phe nominations were accepted, and the following appointments made unanimously:? O. T. Bartles, Clerk of this Board, in place ol Edward Williams. Ira A. Clark, Sergeant at Arms, in place of Joseph Fits. David J. ChatAeld, Assistant Clerk of the same, in place >f John Satterly. W. Denmon, Printer to the Board, in placeof Jas. Van Norden. The rules of the old Board were then adopted as the rules of this Board. S Asst. Aid. Warb, of the 10th, then offered a resolution that the several vetoes of the Mayor, relative to the works on the geological survey, the laws of the State, the water survey, and the ordinances of the city, be entered upon the minutes of this Board, and published. They had been sari 1 ?r AIaaaI hv tka inrmap Rnar.l wkorpnc (Kn rllArtop .4i* recti that they (hall be published. 1 he PaasiDcttT then announced the appointment of Messrs. Williams, Neshitt and Rnggs, the Committee on Finance for the ensuing year. An ordinance was here received from the other Board, and was immediately concurred in, to restore tho watch department to what it was formerlyr, by which the Mayor will have the appointment of the city watch. The Board th( n adjourned to 4 o'elock. 4 o'clock, P. M. Assistant Alderman Bbowisk, President. The roll was called, and the minutes of the last meeting were read and approved of. Paptrt fro as tho Hoard of Jlldtrmtn. ?An ordinance was received from the Board of Aldermen for the concur, rence of the Board of Assistants, repealing an ordinance amending a former ordinance passed by the late Common Council, requiring further security lrom the Mayor's slerk, and for other purposes. A resolution was then >lfered, to concur with the other Board in the ordinance. Before the question was putAssistant Alderman Dodos,of tho Third Ward, hopsd tho ordinance would rot be acted on this evening. It was a matter of too much importance to pass it to-night rhere were grave inquiries now going on in the Mayor's ifllce in relation to the accounts of Ward aad Ahern, and here was very little uoubt bat those functionaries com nitted depredations on the city treasury to the amount of MO,000 or $12,000: he, therefore, hoped the Board would let it stand over till the next meeting at all event*, and noved to lay it on the tableAssistant Alderman Win said, the geatlemen alluded :o by the learned Alderman of the 3d Ward, performed their duties honorably and correctly lrom stem to stern, ind he hoped the Board would act forthwith on the ordinance before them. After a few werda from Aldermen Pcttiobbw and Bonos, in favor of immediate action? Assistant Alderman Dodos: rejoined?he said, that in moving to hare the papers laid on the table, he was not influenced by political motives, but solely with a deaire to secure his fellow citizens in future from the devests lion ana piunaer 01 aiinoaew ou?cm?. nc ui? uvi uiwu to cast the slightest imputation on his honor the Mayor, in relation to the defalcation! of Ahem and Ward. He wishad merely for time to examine the different aectiona of this ordinance, and particularly the 7th section, in order that such amendments might he made as would compel the seekers alter offices to give such security as would, in future, proiectthe citizens against the roguety and peculations of the Mayor's officers. Alderman Dodge's motion was lost The original resolution was then put, and carried. The FaxsiDENT announced that ho hod received o message from the board of Aldermen to meet in joint ballot.? A recess was moved and carried, and the members proceeded to meet the Board of Aldermen They remained in Joint ballot about two hours, alter which they returned. The racsiDcisT announced that he had received two resolutions from the Board of Aldermen, and handed them to the Clerk to read. 1st- Resolved, That it be referred ta a joint special committee of the two Boards to investigate the matter of the late election, and determine who, from the returns,are to be elected. 'Jd. That the Mayor he requested not to administer the oath to the Constable having the certificate of election. - Alderman W. Doimik opposed these resolutions. He said the question involved was a question of law not to be decided by the Common Council, but by the Supreme Court; and it was for the parties who felt aggrieved to apply to that tribunal if they thought proper to do so. After a tew words from Alderman Pettigrew, the question was put that the resolutions bo concurred in, which wnl carried by a vote of ten in the affirmative to six in the negative. Thu Board then adjourned to ft o'clock P. M, on Monday, the 16th inst. EvRnmo Passion. Joim Ballot ?Both Boards assembled in joint meeting at 4 o'clock. Thu crowd at the entrance was more llMI than ill the morning, not one hundreth part of whom could obtain entrance to the room when the doors were opened. On the announcesnent that the Board of Assistants were ready to meet the Aldermen in joint meeting, there was a perfect rush by the crowd outside to enter the room, although it had been previously filled to excess. The utmost disorder prevailed notwithstanding all the efforts of the few police officers who were stationed in the hall and entrance ot the room, and when the doora were opened to admit the member* of the Board of Aaaiatant*, there waa a perfect jam at the entrance and all aorta of cnnfuiion. Home few ot the membcra aucceoded in obtaining entrance to the room, having been carried lorward by the flow of the maaa, and the remainder were left outaide mixed wi'h their diaorderly conatitnonts. Criea ol "order"prevailed, whun Aldermen Tranr, the Preaident of the Board, roae end aid, "When the officer* become aatiafied that they cannot keep order, let them inform me and I willdoit myaelf" Thia had atvndencv !o allay the excitement for a moment, when there wa* another ruah at the door, and open it went with all aorta of noiae*, *uch aa'get oil mv corn*," "let go my coat," "what the hell are you about," "oh, oh, don't aqtieeze ao," "atanil back and let the coffin pan," "Jim, ia that you old head 7" "Yea, give ua your hone my old cock. "Order, order, gentlemen, you muat keep quiet, or you'll be turned out." &C. lie. Aldermen Pranr.?If the olficeri cannot keep that pea?age open and preaerve order, I'll do it myaelf?ara all the AiMitant Aldermen preaentl Kirat MirahalCn**x.?We cannot tell outaide here, hut if you'll tell ui who'* ah?ent we may find thrm in the crowd, peihapa Old Hat? Met down, gentlemen, and If aeatrd, and krtp quiet. After conaiderablemore ronfuaion,the abaert Anintnnt Aldei men were discovered among 1 he crowd, and uahered into the room, with great riak of loaa of coat taila and breech ea. Old Hat* borr'called to on'e,, with a face aa red and chaeka ao puffed from exertion among the crowd, that he ??a??*? reminded ui of a sulky cock turkey after a tight with a pCA'DCIl- | n^k'er ^efngat length restored, the roll was called,and all the members at both boards answered, except Alderman Bonnell, who was detained by sickness, and Alderman WoodhuU. The Cleuv Ihrn t- ninnlaa nf Ilia me*""nK. and concluding, Alderman Lib mo* ed that they be amended by order tug the protest of the minority member*, read at that meeting against the appointment of James T. M. Bleak, ley as an additional clerk in the Lower Police OBice, to be entered on the minutea. Alderman Scolki objected, but the motion wa? adopted unanimously. Amotion waa then madato adopt tho rulea o( the preceding Joint meeting, when Alderman Tillov rose and aaid that he wiahed to offer an amendment to the seventh section of the ruler, which be presented as follows : ? " That no person whose moral character ia not unexceptionable shall be appointed to, or eaerciae or perform the duties of any oifice under the Common Council of the City of New York : That no person who ia insolvent in his pecuniary circumstances shall be appointed to, or exercise or perform the duties of eny office under the Common Council in which any of the moneys of the public shall be received, disbursed, or enttustnd to his custody." He continued and said,that he should feel it his duty as a member of that body to more for a reconsideration of any appointment contrary to the spirit of this amendment ?that he should go for the abolishment of all unnecessary offices?the reduction of all extravagant salaries? the increase of all those that were Inadequate for the duties of the office occupied?the increase of all bonds for the faithful performance of the responsibilities of office, if not sufficient, and finally to keep auch a atrict and supervisory care over those in office tnat the public and the public interests would be protected againat fraud, extravagance and waste Alderman Scoles seconded the resolution, and said that they weuld meet with a hearty concurrence from bis political Iriends. (Some one in the lobby was heard to aay ' Look at the street contract.") Alderman Purdt suggested to Alderman Tillou the propriety ol having the amendment on resolutions referred to a select committee to make a report thereon, which wn?autcucu iv* Alderman Scones said that he thought there waa no good reason tor postponement, as the amendment should be adopted before the appointments wore entered into at the present meeting. The motion to refer to a Select Committee was adopted, and the President appointed Aldermen Tillou, Clayton, and Waterman, and Assistant Aldermen Henry, Charlock, and Wm. Dodge. Alderman Hstpield, King of the Caucus, who it appeals had been chosen as headsaaan, then rose, and in the most agreeable, good naturad, easy, old fashioned,manner, commenced the decapitation of the whig ottice holders, and the appointment of true blue, saltpetred and caucus tried candidates, to supply their places, in the following manner, v-i-z.;? James H.Cook. Oideon Ostrander, Gerardus Boyce, Tighe Dary and Dsvid D. Crane were appointed Commissioners of the Alma House, in place of the present incumbents. These are the appointments published in the Herald last week, Cornelius W. Lawrence was reappointed City Chamberlain. Peter A. Cowdrey, as Counsel of the Boards. Alderman Purdt stated, that individually, he shouid net cast his vote to remove David Graham to make place for Mr. Cowdrey, but politically he felt it incumbent upon him. Samuel J. Tilden waa then, nominated for Corporation Attorney. Assistant Alderman Wm. Dodge' nominated Francis F. Marberry. { The ballot stood for Samuel J. Tilden 25?Marberry 6 ?blank 1 John Oraer was then appointed Keeper of Blackwell's Island. Wm.T- Moss was then appointed Superintendent of the Aims House. John Corning, M. D. was appointed Resident Physician of the Alms House. James McNespick was appointed Superintendent of Patter's Field. Malachi Fallon was nominated as Keeper of the City Prison. Alderman Scolrs nominated Wm. H. Cornell. The Ballot stood for Fallon 25?for Cornell 7Wm. M. Mitchell was appointed Public Administrator. William Gage was appointed Superintendent oi Streets. William A. ?Vallers was appointed City Inspector. Edward M Hoffnaire was appointed Superintendent of Public Buildings and Repaiis. William R Gorham waa appointed Superintendent of Lamps and Gas. William E- Dennis was nominated as Superintendent of Wharves, Piers and Slips. Alderman Scorns nominated Andrew Jackaon. The ballot resulted as follows :?For Dennis, 34 ; for Jackson,5 ; blank, 3. James Tayler was nominated aa Deputy Keeper of the City Hall. Alderman Scoles nominated Benjamin Cooper. The hallo! resulted, for Tavlor. 25 : for Cooner. 8 i blank, 1. James Smy the was appointed Clerk of the Alms House at Bellevue. William Lee was appointed Superintendent of Lands and Places. Job Smith and Lewis Corduan were appointed Assistant Deputy Keepers of the City Hall. Benjamin D. Welsh was appointed Regulator of Public Clocks. John Murphy, Michael Gougerty, Jonas Wildly, Daniel P. Clirystie, John M. F. Gantz, J. B. Wall, Benjamin S. Lamb, Andrew M'Oill and William Egbert were appointed Inspectors of Lime. Wm. C. Bryant was appointed Printer of the Common Council and Departments. Alderman HsTriKLDSaid it was due to Assistant Alderman Boggs to state that ho was in no way interested in the result of this appointment?(Cries of "Oh! ok! oh!" were heard in the lobbies.) John Orr and John Kurtz were appointed Captains of the First District Watch. Abraham O. Crasto and John A. Miller were appointed Captains of the Second District Watch. Franklin Gillraore and Peter Prevost were appointed Captains of the Watch of the Third District Watcn. Harris Wiues and John 8. McFarlan were appointed Captains of the Watch lor the Fourth District. William O. Webb and Dsnisl W. Iforriss wero appointed Captains of the Watch lor the Filth District Oliver Willett*and Daniel C- Fisher were appointed for the Sixth District. The following persons were then appointed Assistant Captainaof the Watch:? 1st District?Benjamin O. Corderoy.William Blaokftock, Henrirkson Walters and Edward Bailey, id District?Hiram Thome, R. Harrison CanUl, Samuel D. Walters and James Salmon. 3d District?Augustus Fowler, Daunts P. Turcott,Benjamin Fairohilds and Simon Schindler. 4th Di-trict?Jacob A. Roome, William Throckmorton, Harmon LrlTerts and Joseph Pewell. 3th District?James R. Steprs, Wm. D. Hicks, Philip Randall and Howard 8. Schenck. 6th Distriet?Adam Brass, Thomas Coulan, George Dougherty, and Thomas Nealis. Wm. McDonnell wss appointed street inspector of the fourth ward: Thomas C. Doyle dock master, and Benjamin Parker day policeotticer. Robert Kilpatrick waa appointed dock raaater of the 13th ward. John Quinn, street inspector of the 12th ward. Wm. J. Morgan, street inspector of the Sd ward. Wm. Rodman, docx master of the 7th ward. * William Neallis and William B. Scally, day police officers of the 6th word. ConstantineDonoho was appointed Street Inspector of the Sixth ward. William Messerve, Street Inspector of the leventeenth warn. Dennia Cornell, Street I napector of the Tenth ward. Aaron Vanderbilt, Street Inapector of the Eleventh ward. Lawrence Laagtor, Street In?peet>rof the Fourteenth ward. William Hoffmire, Street Inapectorof the Fifth ward. Nicholas Dimond, Street Inapector of the Firat ward. Walmartua 8. Cooper waa appointed Dook maaterofthe Eleventh ward. William H. Baker, Dock maater of the Fifth ward. Themaa J. Baker, waa appointed day police officer of the Fifth ward in place of Daniel Carpenter, removed. John B. Adama waa appointed day police officerofthe Firat ward. The following offlcera were then removed but no appointmenta made in their place David N. Penny, Aaaiatant clerk In the Mayor1! of. flee. Jeffrey Reeve, Dock maater of the Firat ward, north aide. John Lowna, Dock maater ef the Third ward. H?nry Baker, Dock maater of the Eighth ward. David M. Holliater, Dock Maater of the Sixteenth Ward, Henry T. Jollie, Street Inapector of the Sixteenth Ward, John Hill, Street Inapector of the Second Ward. John Gitalin, Street Inapector of the Third Ward. John Roberta, Street Inapector of the Fi'teenth Ward. William H. Pcrego, Street Inapector of the Eighth Ward. Blaziua Moore, Superintendent of Roada. Robert 8. Collin a, Day Police Officer of the Seventh wara. John Hutchins and Peter M. Ottignon, Day Police Officer? of the Third Ward Alderman Hatfi*i.d here hegan to puff and blow, and at down, saying that waa enough for to-night, and then moved an adjournment, which wo* carried. The Board of Aldermen then adjmrned, to meet next Monday afternoon, at A o'clock. These appointment* compriae nearly three-fourth* in the gift ofthe Common Couacil. The moat prominent among tho*e yet to be made, are the comptroller and deputies, hi* clerk* and auditor; collector of city revenue, praeident of water commiaaionera, fce., water purvey or, aqueduct commiaaioner, collector of aaacaament*, deputies and arrears of taxes, assistant street commissioners ami clerk* in street commissioner's office, superintendents of stages, pavements, hecks, carts, wharves, and lands and places ; keepers ofthe Park, Battery, and other public squares and place* ; physician to the city prison, clerk to mayor, clerk of public yard, assistant city inspector, clerks to markets, dock masters, dav police officers, deputy keeper at Blackwcll'a Island, inspectors of trei t manure, street inspectors, health wardens, super latendent* of public privies, chaplain to Alms house, clerk to aqueduct commissioners, fcc. fce. In addition to which, the five alms house commissioners have the appointment of about one hundred oHicers, with salaries rnnging from JliMX) to flfl, including deputy keepers of the city prison, Blackwell's Island, and all appertaining thereto. Sir Charles JIagot.?The Montreal Herald of the (> li intt. says lliat private letters received from Kingston, state that Sir Charles is much wop* ? Ilia medical attendant? expreas doubts if he will ever leave the ewlony. Vamtarlc Cargoes.?Within the past week there his been five arrivals at this port from Canton, tl e cargoes of which, consisting of silks and teas, ar? valued at one hundred and fifty tlmusnnd dollars each. City Intelligence. Fires.?The alarm on Monday evening about 12 o'clock, proceeded from the burning of Taylor's grocery store, No. 18 Catherine street, the two lower stories of which were considerably injured. A Burnt Countryman.?Last week a person, who we will distinguish by the i?ame of Bob, arrived from Montgomery county, N. Y., to see the I aifrlita rtf ll>>? twTfot /?!? ? rPk. J? - * ' ^..7. nir uoy niirr tns arrival lie went to one of the steambeat landings on the North River, to meet a friend he expected to arrive by one oi the boats. Whilat waiting there he was accosted by one of the Burners, who are on the watch for the unsuspecting, who soon pumped him as to his whereabouts, ana finding he was from the country, soon made a plant. He commenced by asking him the time of day. Bob pulls out a watch he had 'paid $30 for, when the sharper pulls out a gold one, and wants to trade. They soon close the bargain by Bob's giving $12 to boot. Bob then hastens to his friends to show his prize, and asks the value, when, to his surprise he finds his gold watch is a regular shave, and not worth $5. Greatly enraged at the cheat practised on him, he sallies out, bent on turning the tables on some one. With this intent he visits the scene of his former adventures, and soon finds a customer who wants to buy a watch, and they soon close a bargain for $75. Now he hopes to recover the ground he had lost in his friend's estimation, and hastens to htm with the news, and expatiates on the trade he has been driving, and how fast he put nround the corner for fear the man would repent of his bargain and call him back ; but, alas! on showing the money it was of the Globe iBank, New York?not worth one cent. Not content, but hoping still to better his fortune, he tries to pass them on a tradesman, and gets kicked out of the ttore, and bids fair to figure before the Police as a passer of fraudulent money. Inquxsts.?The Coroner held an inquest at the Alms House on the body of John Bogga, a native of Ireland, who was found drowned at the foot of Charlton Btreet. And also on the body of John Rice, a native of Ireland, aged 25 years, wha had died of dropsy. Seamen for the Navy.?Commodore Tatnall of the United States sloop of war Saratoga, is in want of seamen for his beautiful ship. We advise all blue-jackets who wbh to be commanded by a thorough sailor, to step up to the Captain's office and fix the papers. Fifteen dollars & month and extra allowances thrown in, will fill up the locker pretty well on a long cruise. Movements.?Gov. Morton of Massachusetts has arrived aad taken up his quarters at the Astor House. Col. R. M. Johnson was at Vicksburg the 26th ult. on his way home. Dr. Lardner 1 eft New Orleans the 1st inst. lor a lecturing tour through the West. Hackett is to deliver lectures at Albany in a day or two. Hon. J. Q. Adams arrived in Boston on Saturday last from Washington. Naval.?Orders have been received at the Phila. delphia Navy Yard to prepare the [frigate Raiitan for launching immediately. The United States ship seen 300 miles off Bermuda on the 26th ult. must have been the Independence, Com. Stewart, cruising to the Northward from Pensacola, instead of the Delaware as reported by the Louisa at Philadelphia. Mutiny at Sea ?Eleven of the crew of the Br. shin Mersev. Cant. Reid. at Savannah from Liver. pool, when within three days sail of port, mutinied and refused to work. Capt. Reid had to bring his vessel to pott with but little assistance. On his ar rival they were ironed and sent to prison. From the West Indies.?We learn from the St. Christopher Gazette of March 9th, that the yellow 1 fever has lately been making sad ravages among the troops (a detachment of the 47th regiment,) which recently arrived. Major Gordon, the commanding officer, fell a victim to the disease. | Canal Tolls.?For the first week in May, there has been received at the Collector's office in Alba- I ny for tolls $15,619 15 ; last year, for the same peri- ? od, the tolls were $13,982 79. The amount of pro- J perty shipped on the Erie Canal during the week i was 6,196,100 lbs. Steam Boat Accidents.?Within "the pant two months thirteen boats have been snagged or burnt, on the western rivers, by which property to the amount of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars j has been lost. i Pomxrot & Co. have again placed us under obli- \ gations to them for western papers in advance of the mail. Adams fc Co. placed eastern papers on our desk this morning at 5 o'clock, for which thev will oleosa accept our thanks. ConsisrnacT.?The ewners of the new Miller Ta- ' bernac'.e in Boston havs eflected an insurance for even years. Chatham Theatre.?We are always gratified to see Mr. Forrest step aside from his familiar range of characters, and give us something rare?some- i thing out of the common run ; and such we con- 1 ceive to be his "Brutus," played last night. Since the elder Kean, he stands unrivalled in the embody- 1 ment of this noble Roman. Miss Clifton's "Tuilia" t was full of beauty and energy. Under Mr. Forrest's patronage and influence she is rapidly approaching a high and enviable rank in her profession. They > appear together again this evening in the tragedy of [ Metamora. Do-hum-me, the beautiful Indian maid I who lately visited us, was but a sorry rival to the ( magnificent Josephine, decked out in wampsm and ; her embroidered gaiters or moccasins. Mr. Mar- 1 shall appears in a favorite drama. The Mayor.?We learn this ir.orning that Maypr Scott experiences no great inconvenience or nain from the wound made yesterday bv the pistol snot, but that under the advice of his physician, he ha* refrained to-day from the performance of his public duties.?Philaat'phia Oas. oj yttUrday. Mr. Editor:? As you are the only Editor in this city that ap pears to take any interest in the health and cleanli- t^B ness of the city, I should like to know if Twellth ^B street is not included in the contract for cleaning streets, aa I have resided in Twelfth at. between 3d Avenue and the Bowery for fifteen months, and ^B have never seen or heard a street cleaner in the ^B neighborhood. Yours most respectfully, ^B An Old Subscriber. QQ- Another crowded house at Peale's New York Museum last night. After all, cheap amusements ara most calculated to produr pleasure to the public, snd ^B profit to the manager. The attractions at this establishment, every body must admit, are unprecedentedly powetful. A librrolityof outlay will always ensure a corresponding return?of which fact the manager appears to be will aware, for he has engaged the celebrated enchantress, Miss Darling, whose termsaro in proportion to her deservedly high reputation. Delarue, whose imitstiona of Kean, Booth and Forrest, are splendid corusca tions of genius, appears. Bends)l's oomic songs are rich in the extreme. La petite Cereto'a dancing excites unbounded admiration. In addition to which the splendid Picture Gallery, and half a million of curiosities, all for one ahilliug. Citt arsointmanti.?Among those which bid fair to give univeraal satisfaction is that of the Sea Dog's feed* ingat threee'clook to day, immediately altar the perforMM at two. The appointments ol Professor (Jarny and Hon, of earthquake eelebrlty?ofWinchall, Sherman and Miaa Phillips, have called forth great approbation. The model of raria la a paint miaul to delight every vialtor. 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