Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 16, 1843, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 16, 1843 Page 2
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M'.W YORK HERALD. Ntw York, Tnfidajr, Mnjr 1?, 1H3. II*ratid LIterMf Depot. All tli* naw and cheap literary publlcationa of the day ar? (or aale, wholeaala and retail, at the Heeald Orrica, northwnt corner ol Naaaau and Fulton atreet. (*Cf- ear aiaaaa changing their reaidence, will pleaae notify at thu office, corner of Naaaau and Fulton atrvcta, where they want the Herald left hereafter. Agrnta for the Blew York Herald In K a. rope. London?P. L. Simonda, Newpaper Agency, lb rornhilJ. Liverpool?Willmer k Smith, Newspapsr Agents. j Paris?M. Oalignani?18 Rue Vivienne. 1 JVots.? Other agencies in the varioua capitals of Eu ' rope are in the process of appointment. They will be an ( nounced as soon as made. . Commercial Delations with England.?The proposed new treaty with England, for the mutual 1 arrangement of tariffs of duties, on principles of i reciirocity. has created a great deal of discussion ' and remark in the various journals throughout the < country. Generally, among all the mercantile, moderate . and agricultural interests, the proposition, as tar < as we can perceive, has been received with a good I deal of favor. The only opposition to such a treaty, has come from the ultra politicians of the two large party camps into which the country is i jl-ij 1 j C .1 4l i uiviuru?miu, evrn iruin uir&r, uic (>|>|>umuuu hub been rather iaint and inefficient. i Among the greatest objections which we have i seen, is that interposed, as is supposed, by the conHtitution, which gives the power to Congress assembled to arrange all tariffs. According to this view of the subiect, it is contended that such a subject as 1 the arrangement of a tariff does not belong to the | treaty-making power, viz:?the President and t Senate. But even this objection can be overcome, < by requiring for such a treaty the concurrence of 1 both houses after it shall have been arranged by the t two executives. Something of the same kind is i now required in carrying out every treaty. The i Senate must confirm a treaty directly, and the I House of Representatives indirectly, by voting the i supplies, before any treaty is in operation. < We are persuaded that commercial treaties will \ yet become a great topic of discussion, not only in i this country, but throughout the world. According | to the views now entertained, they form the firmest 1 basis of peace, amity and friendship, between na- < tions. Good Times ?The times are certainly improving J ?at least in commercial and agricultural affairs, ^ whatever it may be in moral and religious matters. Business of all kinds is now very healthy?prices low and steady?exchanges every where equalized ?trade prosperous, and good stocks and products rising moderately according to the demand and judicious management. The weather and season are also good?and the chance of most abundant crops ery fine. It is probable that the productions of the earth, during the ensuing season, will be 10 to 20 per ' cent more than ever it was before in the United States. Foreign immigrants, and vast quantities of specie are pouring into the land. j" Such is our position and prospects. It is evident, however, that next year, a great po- 1 litical contest will be fought between the supporters of aU. S. Bank on the one side, and the supporters ' of a specie currency and the present state of things on the other. The fluctuations which will be caused by this contest, will aflect all stocks?particularly State stocks?although the trade in the great agricultural staples maybe untouched. It is safest to be confined to cash business in real goods?but not to touch stocks at alt. From Waihlngton. We understand from our private correspondent at Washington, that the President will soon make the following appointments to fill vacancies:? Mr Upshur, of Virginia, Minister to France. R. M. T. Hunter, of Virginia, to be Secretary of the Navy. Doctor Mallory, to be Ckargi de$ Affairtt at Constantinople. These will all be very capital appointments. Mr. Hunter is a man of talents, and a friend of John C. Calhoun?so also is Doctor Mallory, who will go to Constantinople. These appointments are taken from the original friends of Mr. Tyler?those who first supported him in Congress?but will ultimately support Calhoun. They did not abuse him savagely and then come out like many of the mercenary rascals in this latitude, because they saw some chances of getting a mouthful of the spoiU. Few further changes are expected to be made here or in the northern cities, until after Captain Tyler shall have returned from his June excursion t? the Bunket Hill Monument. Major Joe Hopkins, of this city, has received a promise of some of the pickings of ths naval contracts in this quarter. Many others'.have had the same promises, but they don't amount to much. Wanted to Purchase, The celebrated bed, with the sheets, blankets and other paraphernalia, in which the Hon. John Minor Botts, of Virginia, and Captain Tyler, President of the United States, slept together on the night of the 2d of March, 1841, in Brown's Hotel, Washington, where the affairs of the nation?the whig party, and the country were discussed and settled. Also, wanted the single wash-stand in which both washed ?and the towel which both used on that celebrated day. A fair price will be paid for these valuable curiosities, as they are wanted for the American Museum of New York. Apply to Joe Smith, Mineralogist and Antiquarian. Rapid Transmission of thk News brought bt the Great Western.?We find the following article in the " Rochester Evening Post" of Saturday last .? Postscript t HUZZA FOR OPPOSITION ! Sati'sdat. 31 o'clock P. M. We ktvo juit received by Menri. Bailer A Howatd'a Express messenger, a copy of the New Tork Herald of Friday morning, containing newt twelve dava lrom London. Thia bring* tia within 13f days of England ! The paper wa* kindly brought to our office, and for thin eapecial attention we feel bound to render our eapecial thanka It contains a postscript, dated Friday, 4 o'clock A. M. This is unprecedented. The Great Western arrived here at 3 o'clock A. M. on Friday, and by means of the news boat establishment o< the New York Herald?the steamboat* to Albany?and the western railroad to Buffalo, the news was transmitted about 500 miles in about 30hours. Can they ex? eel this in Europe, er the world 1 Removal.?Col. Chas. A. Clinton was yesterday removed from the office of Clerk ofthe Superior Court All the Judges of this Court, (three in number,) held various offices under the late De Witt Clinton, (the father of the Colonel,) and were indebted to him for many political and personal favors. Of course they have fully discharged thesa debts of gratitude by the removal. Chatham Thkatbe?It is almost unnecessary to refer our readers to the Chatham bill; all are no doubt aware that Yankee Hill is playing an engagement there, and that to-night he plays two of his fa....... -1 ? x.itin* lk? mlo ?utw. I twuir i iiaincicio. uuongcin thhuhq v??7 """ desire a little recreation and genuine amusement, ' rannot fail to be gratified by attending on this occasion. Thoae who have before had the pleasure of witnessing his performances require no recommendation from us to ensure their attendance. Florida Election.? Levy,democratic, has been re-elected to Congress by a small majority. Sailed.?U. S. ship Independence. Tnr Hoard or HmiRvtsoR*, being the new members, ineet this day at the Aldermen's room at 12 o'clock Political NoTcmenti. Cajrtatn Tyler is on the banks of James river, Virginia, visiting a new estate which he has purchased there for $20,000. He is accompanied by Captain Bob, and other /ittrrairurw. He will rusticate three weeks there, and then come north to Boeton, to be present at the Bunker Hill celebration on the 17th June. Hisjourney, or progress through Baltimore, I IIIIMIgptlH. ana .New iorK, win cn*aie a great sensation and excitement. Great preparations are making to give him a splendid receptionMr. Webster leaves Washington early this week. He partakes of a public dinner at Baltimore on Thursday, and makes a great speech, defining his josition? the state of parties?and the prospects of he future. He then returns to Marshfield to catch ish and prepare himself for the delivery of the great >ration on Bunker Hill on the 17th of June. Secretary Upshur is in Virginia, but it is supposed hat he will go to France. Mr. Cushing sails for China, as minister, on the 1st July, in the Brandywine. He will be accompanied by Fletcher Webster, Secretary of Legation, ind John Tyler Jr. as Private Secretary. Mr. Pushing inlands to visit Pekin if he can. All the cabinet ministers, with the exception of lohn C. Spencer, who is the working spirit of the administration, will visit Boston, and accompany the President on his visit to Bunker Hill. Mr. Van Buren is at Kinderhook or Lindenwold? Mr. Calhoun at Fort Hill, S. C.?both preparing and recruiting their forces for the contest in the convention, to be held May, 1844. The chances are in favor of Mr. Van Buren thus far?though no one can say what time may bring forth. Grand Concert of Signor Nagkl and Mons. Noorrit.?This promises to be a brilliant of the first water. First rate artists?first rate pieces?a perfect galaxy of talent. The Signor and the Monjicur are not to be beaten in Europe. The one is a clashing, handsome, manly fellow, brim full of talent, wit and philosophy?the other versatile in ge aius, refined, elegant?the very beau ideal of u? ftitftihommt Francau. M. Nonrrit is a stranger in this city, but he brings with him a European fame, and his artist-like, chaste and beautiful singing, will stamp him as a worthy brother of that celebrated Adolphe Nourrit, to whose memory the French people have erected a magnificent monument, which they still deck with wreaths in proof of their admiration. With such attractions, the ladies, bless their dear hearts,will crowd Niblo's Operatic Saloon with their pretty faces. Signor Nagel will certainly astonish as well as ielight this evening. He will show the pubtic that while ordinary players grovel along upon four strings, his genius takes a more masterly and original flight, and revels upon four, three or two, just as his fancy leads him, and finally plays the Devil a la Tartini upon one string. It will be a moment of intensely wrought interest, when, one by one the strings are cut from the instrument, and the one lone string, wailing and moaning for its fellow cat-gut, sends forth tones so pathetic and tender that they would move the heart of the nether milljtone. It will be a rich scene; one that all of a philosophical turn of mind should witness. Mrs. Edward Loder and Mr. Timm do their ihare in the Concert, and altogether Signor Nagel's ast appearance will be a brilliant ending, everyway vorthy its beginning. Go early and secure your seats, all ye that are musical. City Intelligence. Thb Great Trotting Match between the celebrated horses Ripton and Americus, for $2000, three miles and repeat, in sulkeys, came off yester uay uurruuun uvcr me DtiicoH v^ouree, near noDOken. The day was fine, the course in excellent condition, and the attendance more numerous than was ever known in this vicinity to witness a trotting match. The horses were both in fine condition, Ripton rather too well kept, and at starting the odds wer# #100 to #60 in favor of Americus. At about half past 3 o'clock they started, Americus on the lead, which he kept by a few feet, until coming down the Btraight side en the last quarter of the first mile, when Ripton came up alongside, and kept so until coming round the turn, at the first quarter of the second mile, when Americus broke up, and Ripton darted ahead, going at a killing pace, until he opened a gap of some hundred yards. Americus then came down to a square trot, and closed the space between them more than half on passing the stand at the second mile. They now went it at an extraordinary speed, Americus gradually closing up the gap. and his driver urging him to his utmost to win the heat; but all woula not do, as Ripton passed the scratch with the nose of Americus at nis sulkey wheel, amid the shouting and huzzaing of his friends and backers. The first mile was performed in 2 m. 37 s.?the second, including the first, in 5 m. 14 s., and the three miles in 7 m 53 s. Second Hkat.?Americus broke up almost immediately after the word " go," but was reined down on the first turn, and came by the stand on a lap with his competitor, doing the mile in 2 m. 45 s The second mile was well contended for, both horses going through without a "break." in 5 m. a >k; J _:i~ ~n f*j o.f inv.iuuiii(5 me uidi. vm me 11111 u lime an went well, Americus following close to Kipton's heels until coming inside the gate, when he agsin broke up, and Rinton won the heat in 8 m. 3s. without a break, or being headed by his swift competitor. He was declared winner of the 1>uree, and it was then announced that the same inrses would trot two mile heats and repeat on Monday the 22d instant, and one mile and repeat on Monday the 29tn, for $20'. over the same course. The races over the Union Course on Long Island commence on Tuesday the 30th instant,and continue three days. Much real sport is anticipated. Promising Cash and Paying in Promises.?A German named W. Prashun, who has occupied a grocery store at the corner of Clinton and Broome streets, was arrested yesterday and committed on several charges of obtaining goods under false pretences. Edward P. Truesdeli, of 20 Canal street, stated that he called on him a few weeksfsince ana obtaiined a barrel of bleached sperm oil, valued at 822 80, which he was to pay for in cash on delivery and which, after delivery he refused either to return or settle for, but stated that he had sold out his place to F. F. Cischmann, whose name had been hoisted over the door after the purchase.? Mr. Thomas E. Boome made a similar charge, stating that he had obtained from him a lot of crockery, valued at 827 50, by similar representations. Samuel Hays also appeared and charged him with obtaining candles and soap, worth 820 50, and ,W. H. Ellis, a lot of coffee valued at about 820. Interference with the Coroner's Dt-ties ? The body of Patrick Brady, who has resided near the High Bridge in Westchester county, was found on Sunday last, near the shore, on the premises of Mr. Jarvis, County Clerk, who resides in the 12tk ward, and who, it appears, partially sanctioned its removal to Westchester county, before the Coroner had arrived to rr.ake an examination as to the cause of the death of the deceased. The body was removed by Patrick Finn, John Finn, and William Nevering; and when the Coroner arrived at the place where it was found, to his astonishment he ascertained that it had been taken out of his jurisdiction, in violation af the State law, and also a recent city ordinance, prohibiting removal ot dead bodiesoutof the county without a certificate from the City Inspector. Tne authorities of Westchester should take this matter in hand at once, as the man may have been murdered and thrown overboard. Burglary in New Jersey.?The store of Park fe Creveling, of Unionville, Morris county, New Jersey, was burglariously entered on Thursday night, and robbed of dry goods valued at about 8200 Officera Kelyea and Kellinger having been apprized of the robbery, proceeded in search of tha rogues, and in so doing ascertained that all the property stolen had been taken to Levy's pawnbroker establishment, in East Broadway, and pawned for 860. The goods being identified, they were returned to the owners, and the pawnbroker was left minus his fifty dollars. Information was received last evening that a man had been arrested in New Jersey who was supposed to have committed the burglary. The Countercheck Quarrelsome.?We are requested to state that the charges latelyenade at the police office by Ceorge H. Morris, coal dealer, No. 34 Cold street, in this city, against Philip T. ^inslow, for obtaining coal under false pretences an account of which was published ie this paper of the 14th of April last, are entirely erroneous. Mr Wins low was honorably discharged on his first examination, as there was nothing which, in the slight.-hi degree, established any of the allegations mentioned under the head of police rej?ortH,and published in our paper of that date ; and the complainant Moms has been held t" hail in the sum of one thouaand dob lar-, in a suit commenced against htm by Mr. Winalow lor false imprisonment * Common Council. Board or Aldermen?Monday May 18?Alderman Turdy in the Chair. Standing Committee!.?The President announced Ihe following M atandinf committees for the year Applications for Office.?Aideraen Dunning, Scoles and Tillou. Assessments.?Aldermen Scolet, Dunning and Emman*. Arh, Sciencet and Schoolt.?Aldermen Woodhull Tillou and Watorman. Charily and Almi House?Alderman Kawson, Clayton and Breevort. Finance.?Aldermen Waterman, Woodhull and Nash. Ferriit.?Aldermen Martin, Tillou and Bonnell. Fire and Water.?Aldermen Hatfleld, Brady and BonMil. Lamps and Gat.?Aldermen Bonnell, Hatfield and Brady. l.aws and Application to the Legislature.?Aldermen Tillou, Bcoles and Waterman. Markets?Aldermen Lee, Emmons and Martin. Police, Watch and Prison.?Aldermen Emmaul, Van. dervoort and Martin. Public Offices and Repaire.?Aldermen Nash, Bonnell and Lee. Roads and Canals.?Aldermen Brevoort, Woodhull and Rawson. Cleaning Streets.?Aldermen Eminent, Clayton and Martin. Public Lands and Places.?Aldermen Hatfield, Scolea and Breroort. Wharves, Piers and Slips.?Bldormen Vandervoort, Dunning and Hatfield. Sfreits?Aldermen Nash, Waterman, and Woodhull. Sal tries?Aldermen Clayton, Brevoort, and Tillou. Ordinance?Aldermen Brady, Rawson, and Bonnell. Croton Aqueduct?Aldermen Lee, Brady, and Vandervoort. Mayor's Veto.?A veto from the Mayor was presented, giving his reasons lor refusing to aigu a warrant in favor I of paying Charles King $3000 for compiling and publishing a history of the Croton Water Works, from their ] commencement to the date of the processioa. Theobjec- , tions, as given by the Mayor, are, that the joint Croton , water celebration committee, who authorised the compi- , lation and printing of this wmk, had no such power ves- ( ted in them,and that it was therefore necessary that an , ordinance should have passed both boards of Aldermen, , and received the sanction of the Mayor, before it was le- , gal. That the committee who ordered this work were , appoimeu oniy ionne purpose 01 maaing arrangements , to celebrate the introduction of the water into the . city, and their expense* were limited to $2000, nearly all of which had been expended for such special purpose ? That another reason why he considered it improper to order this publication at the present period is, that the rqueduct is not completed, as the bridge orer Harlem river, which would certainly be the most magnificent and imposing part of the whole work, was yet unfinished. And in conclusion, that from the $30,000 as applied for in the general tax bill, as appropriated for printing for the present year, the recent Common Council had expended $16,000, leaving only $4000 in the treasury for the remaining eight months of the year. The veto was placed on file and ordered to be printed dnoihrrVeto ?Another veto was received from theMay or, refusing to sign the ordinance allowing the public square on the " Five Points" to be used for the construction of a public school house,and giving as his reasons that the Corporation have no more right to occupy such square with a building than they have to use the public streets for the same purpose It is to be hoped that the square will be cleaned up and improved so as to be an ornament to that part of our city, instead of a receptacle for all the coal ashes and filth of that peculiar neighborhood. Communication from Ike Mayor.?A communication was received from the Mayor relative to the grades ot water pipes, as bow being laid down in avenue A, on the east side, which he asserts will require a corresponding expense on the west side,costing together nearly a quarter *f a million of dollars, and which will materially interfere with and prevent that full supply in the Bowery and other points of high ground in the city so necessary in cases ot fire and other causes. He therefore recommends a discontinuance of the work for the present. Joint Mkbtiro?Both Boards met in Joiat Meeting at 6 o'clock. The minutes having been read, Aldermam JHatticld moved that Douw D. Williamson be removed from the'office of Con>ptroller,|which was adopted by a vote of 23 to 7. Aidermnn 8c o lis offered a resolution approving of the conduct of Mr. Williamson in his official station as Comptroller. Alderman Hatfield moved to lay the resolution on the table which was adopted by a vote of 33 to 6. Alderman Hats-iild then moved that Alfred Smith be appointed to the office of Comptroller. Aluerman Scolcs opposed the nomination, and charged Alfred A. Smith with neglecting his,public business while , Comptroller, and allowing Tom Lloyd to defraud the city , of between $90 and $100,000. He then offered a rosolu- , tion making enquiry into the manner in which Alfred A- , Smith performed the duties ol his office. , Alderman Tillou replied, and said that when a com- j mlttee had fully examined the accounts of Mr. Williamson he had no doubt that this Board would pass upon them , in accordance (with the result of such investigation.? , He then presented the resolution of the (last Joint Finance Committee of the Common Council, in which ( they expressed their perfect satisfaction as to the , manner in which Mr. Smith had performed the du- , ties of his office. He then asked if alter that it was fair, proper, or just, that such allegations should be made by a j eentleman of this Board ofthe same political nartv as the ' majority of the very committee who had thui paiaed upon kia acta. He further atated that Mr. Smith hadthefull confidence of the capitaliata of thia city, and he believed th-)t few men were more capable for the performance ol the dutiea of aaid office than Alfred A. Smith. The nomination waa then made, and Alfred A. Smith waa appointed Comptroller. Pierre A. Young waa choaen Deputy ComptrollerJohn Ewen, reappointed Street Commission^-. Win. H. Dykeman, reappointed Stock Cllrk in the Comptroller'a office. I Benton McGowan, Road Moater in the Uth Ward in place of Blazier Moore, removed. ' Joaeph Roae waa appointed Collecter of tleeCtty Revenue. Horace Loughborough waa removed from the office of Clerk to the Mayor, and Samuol McAlliater appointed in hia place. I Juatua B. Foot waa appointed keeper of the Battery. Samuel Jonea waa appointed Dock Maater of the First ward, on the eaat aide. William Dill day Police officer of the First ward. Robert Anderaon, Dock Maater of the Firat ward, west aide. Robert Thompeon, Day Police Officer of the Twelfth ward, vice John Hellinga, removed. Ira B. Davit, Street Inspector of the Fifteenth ward. Thomaa C. Harrison, Dock Maater of the Second ward. William Woodruff. Dock Maater of the Third wardMichael Maloney, Street Inspector of the Third ward. All the City Onagers were removed, but no peraona appointed. All the 'Meaaurera of Charcoal b-ing 89, were removed, but no persons appointed. The 88 city weighers were also removed? the 83 weighers of anthracite coal?the seven inspectors of lumber?the sealers and inspectors of weights and measures, but no persons appointed. James W. Roosevelt was appointed pound keeper of the Sixteenth ward. Wm. H. Simmons resigned his office of clerk of Tompkins market?Accepted. S. D- Moulton resigned the place of Inspector of Election of the first district of the Twelfth ward. The Joint Meeting then adjourned. Board or Aldermev?The business was resumed. Communication from the Comptroller?A communication was received from the Comptroller, in which he stated that there was little or no debt due by the city at present, and that the only defalcation lor the year, was that of the Clerk of the Franklin Market, whose salary due would cover the amount which he was indebted to the corporation. Building on Randall's Island?Aldermen Breevort, Bawson and Vandervoort, were appointed a committee to erect a house on Randall's Island, for the use of tha keeper of Potter's Field,(which is hereafter to be there located. Bonds of Officers?Alderman Tillou offered a resolution instructing the Finance Committee, to inquire into the character of the bonds of the persons who had been recently appointed to public office. Adopted. Street Contract?Alderman Tillou offered a resolution Instructing the same committee, to inquire into the circumstances attending the giving out of the contract for cleaning the streets, and ascertain whether such contract is valid or not,or it broken since agreed upon, to inquire into the manner of such violation, and report as soon as possible to this Board. Adopted. List of Real Estate, 4"c ?Alderman Tillou effercd a resolution, calling upon the Comptroller for a list of all the real estate, personal property, Ac., belonging to the corporation at the present period. Adopted. Alderman Tillou presented another resolution, authorizing the appointment of a special committee to inquireintothe stateof the police arrangementsofthecity, and make a full report o( all necessarv reforms and exist ing evils. Aiaermcn iniou, wooanuu lug i.mnini, were appointed said committee. Committer on Puilic Buildinge?Aldermen Vendervoort, Nesh and Raw son, were appointed a select committee to examine into the state of (he public buildings on Blackwell's Island, Long Island Farms, tic., and report thereon. City Stotke?Alderman Tenor presented a resolution, authorizing the Comptroller to report to this Board, a schedule of the city stock, and a statement of all stoc ks issued, and other matters appertaining to the state of the finances of the city when the new corporation came into power?Adopted. Vieit of the Preeident?Alderman Puauv, having left the chair, offered a resolution, appointing a special com. mittee to make suitable preparations te receive John Ty ler, President of the United States, on bis contemplated visit to this city in June next, and to extend te him those demonstrations of respect to which be is entitled as the head of our national government. Alderman Woodhulx, who was in the chair, appointed Aldermen Purdy, Hatfield and Brady, said committee. Alderman Turdv offered a resolution, calling upon the newly appointed Superintendent of Repairs to make out a achedule of the public property in the corporation yard, the date of recent purchases, and the necessity of such purchases.?Adopted. The Board then adjourned until Monday evening next. Board or Assisvanvs, May 1#.?Committee!? The President read the following appointments of committees for the ensuing year. Btandinncommittees of the Board of Asaistant Aldermen, as named liv the President:? Jtpplication fsi OJfict?Oliver, Nesbitt and Charlick. I Antttmcnt?Vf. Dodge, Pettigrew and Olieer. Jlrii, Science* and School*?Patteraon, Dougherty and Smith. Charity and JHme Haute?C. F. Dodge, Jackaon and W. Dodge. h\nance?William*, Ne*l>itt and Bogg*. Ftrriei?Charlock, Ward and Ne?l>itt. Fir* and Water?Ward. William* and Nichol. Jjampi and Gat?Nichol, Dougherty and C. F. Dodge. Law * and Jlpplicatiane?Honrj, W. Dodge and Dough* ertT. wirWIi-Neibilt, Smith, Nichol*. Police,ffVatch and Priion*?Seaman, Henry, Ward. Public Offirrt and Repair*?C. J. Dodge, Smith, William* Road* and Cannlt?Jackaon, Seaman, C. J. Dodge. P leaning Street*- Pettigrew, Bogga, Patteraen. Public I.and* and Placet- Bogg*. Pettigrew, Shad* Whaten, Pim and Sii/>??rhadwickj Seaaaan, Patterl\ KOOu Slrnti? Pattigrew, Bog**, Oliver. I S*lai iti?Henrv. Jackion Oliver. Ordinance*?Dougherty, Patterson, William*? Crufon .h/uaduct?Ward, Nichols, W. Dodge. Ulackwelt's Island?Smith, Jackson, Henry. Invitation? From Barnum, to uisit his Museum to see the model of Pari*. Accented to go tomorrow, f. M. at 3 o'clock. Fin Hydrants?Several petitions presented and referred. Street Cleaning.?A petition numerously signed, were presented, asking for the repeal of the Street Contract, and stating six reasons therefor. Another petition of the same character. Referred. Collector and Constable Some irregularity having occurred in the election returns of the 4th District of the 16th ward, the subject was referred to a special committee. Appropriations?The Controller sent in a communica. tion asking for further appropriations for the ensuing year. An ordinance in accordance was adopted, and sent to the other Board. Dry Dock.?A communication was received from Mr. Upshur, 8ec?-; tary oi the Navy, informing them that he shouid make a visit to this city with reference to the location of a Dry Dock in these waters. Assistant Aldermen C. J. Dodge, Pettiaruw, and Oliver were appointed a committee to receive nim. The Board here adjourned to meet the other Board in Joint Ballot. BY THE SOUTHERN MAIL. Treasury Note Robbery.?The following examination of the individuals recently arrested at Washington, for the robbery of Treasury notes at Nhtlt Oplstana ia pnnrlnnaurl I PAtn VatiAnn I Tn lelligencer of yesterday:? On the examination of the prisoners, who employed Mr. Hoban as their counsel, alter tbe testimony of McClinlock Young. Esq. Chief Clerk ol the Treasury Department, who produced the necessary affidavits and papers received from New Orleans, had been taken, and that oncor two other witnesses, the magistrates determined to commit the prisoners for further examination. And on its being suggested by Mr Hoban that bail coald probably be obtained lor Reines, and the Justices being desired to state the imount of the security which would be required in his

case, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars was, after proper dcliherotion, demanded. In default of bail, the three prisoners were committed to prison by Justices Oiberson, Ooddard and Thompson. A great crowd haviDg issembled around the magistrate's office, the prisoners, were, at their own request and expense, conveyed to jail in two hacks, in custody of Captain Ooddard, the Deputy Marshal, officers Burr, Dexter, and other attendants. The description of the prisoners laid before tne Justices, snd which was received at the Treasury Department, corresponded exactly with the persons of Breedlsve, Jewell, and Reines, except that the scar on Jewell's ace, "believed to be on the left cheek," was found to be on the right cheek. No doubt is however enterained that they are the persons described in the advertisement and hue and cry. But, as if to remoue all ioubt on the subject, and to obviate the necessity for any [urther examination in this city as to the identity of the prisoners, Capt.H. 8. Harper, Deputy United States Marshal for the First Judicial District of Louisiana, and oth. rerJno. Cottom arrived in this city from New Orleans' (which they lefton Friday, the 6tn inst) about an hou ' slter the commitment ef the prisoners, for the purpose o claiming them on behalf 01 the Louisiana authorities' should they appear to have been apprehended in this city. Being present when the officers from New Orleans visited the prisoners in jail, on Saturday evening, we had an opportunity ol witnessing their mutual recognition. The prisoners all seemed pleased to meet the officers, whom they recognised as old acquaintances, and expressed a perfect willingness, nay, a desire to go back to New Orleans rather than remain in our county jail. We understand that the New Orleaus officers intend to remove the prisoners from this city with as little delay aspracticaThe subjoined is the description of the three prisoners sent on by the Louisiana authorities. It is proper to add that a fourth person, named Marsh Halliday, not yet arrested, is charged with being concerned in this great robbery oi the Treasury notes from the New Orleans Cus. torn House. No description of Halliday b person has been giAen in tho paper of which the following is an exact copy:? Jno. M. Breadlove is represented to be about 0 feet 0 or 7 inches high, rather stoutly built, dark hair and eves, no whiskers and but little beard?a very genteel lobking young man. Joseph W. Jewell is about 6 feat 8 or B inches high,very itout, has a large scar on his cheek (believ ed to be the left :neeit) niacK tiair, and usually wean large wmsueri; is ibout 40 years eld; came to this city from New York, I ivhere it is said he was tried ior homicide (for killing a I aratchmao; whether he wee acquitted or pardoned is not Known here. Sawyer Heines is about 8 feet 6 or 7 inr ,gh, lighter made than Jewell, dark complexion, b'> hair ind whiskers, and is about 40 years old. On searching the persons oi the prisoner! a jail there was found inBreedlove's pocket book at J>1 68 in notes of various banks and some small changt in silver. On Jewell's person was found two dollan and a halt. On Reines's person only twenty-five cents. On searching at Brown's Hotel the rooms which Breedlove and Jewell occupied, there were found in the trunk of the former,$80 in Dank notes, 1 Mexican doubloon, 6 American eagles, 3 half eagles, 1 large gold stud, 39 sovereigns, 1 geld watch chain and key, $1000 in American gold, and a quantity of very elegant clothing. In Jewell's trunk was found various articles of wearing apparel, but no money. SmPMAN, THE ABSHITATULATOR?PAPERS AND MONEY FOUND UPON HIM WHEN AB RESTED IN ILIJNOIS.? The following is a correct account of the moneys, papers and drafts found in the possession of Jacob Snipman, the brokers' money agent, on the 23d day of April, 1813, when arreated in McCoupin county. State of Illinois, by Joseph O. Jones and Thomas K. Brooks, by whom he waa brought to Terre Haute, Indiana, and then despatched for this city. These gentlemen have certified to the following as being accurate, and have affixed their names to the statement :? Amount of U. S. Treasury notes, $1,480. Bank notes, $3,930. Gold, $380. Drafts drawn by Robert Johnston, dated April 8th, 1843, to the order of Jacob Nhipman, for $8000. one arau drawn ny ? rancia M. urexel, uateu Aprif 6ln, IMS, to Jacob Shipman, $3000. One draft drawn by Matthewa It Manly, dated April 5th, 1843, to Jacob Shipman, $900. One certificate of depoaite, dated February 35th, 1913, on the Bank of Vernon, N. Y., deposited to the use ot Bela Bebec, Esq., endorsed to Ly brand It Smith, and by them to Jacob Smith, and by him to Rab, and then to Jacob Shipman. One certificate of depoaite on the Bank of Utica, dated March 7th, 1843, for , depoaited to the credit of Lybrand It Smith, and endoreed down to Jacob Shipman, $59 76. One certificate of depoaite on the Southbridge Bank, Maaaaahuaetta, dated February 34th, 1843. to the order of C. Brochet, and endoraod down to Jacob Shipman, $300. One bill of exchange, payable to the order of J. Colgan, Esq., M. D., for $5, with two blank endoraementa,to wit J. Colgan and Francia M. Drexel. Cne Mint receipt of 193 ouncaa, at the Philadelphia Mint,dated Aprils, 1843, depoaited by Bebea and Pearahall. One Mint receipt of gold bullion, depoaited at the Mint at Philadelphia, April 6th, 1848, to wit: M10-100 ouncaa, to the credit of J. O. Winter. One package, addreaaed to Meaara. J. T. Smith k Co. New York, enclosing a package to Meaara. J. W.Clark It Co., Boaton. Contenta of package, to wit: one letter addreaaed to Welle and Weatherbee, Boaton, Maea. One do. addreaaed to Meaara. Oilbert and Bona, Boston. To amount of bank notea with letter of advice, $164. One package addreaaed to Drew and Robinson It Co New York. Contenta, to wit: an account current. A letter addreaaed to Mr. Fanville, Boaton, Maaa. One draft dated 4th April, 1843, to the order of A. Benson It Co., $183,94. The draft of H. H. Cox, dated March Slat, 1843, payable to J. Rowland, in the sua of $106.60. Amount of bank notea, $339. One package addressed to Maxwell k Co., N. Y. Contenta : one draft by R. Johnston, in favor of Burgeia and Zieber, April 3, IS 13, $300. Dna HraOnn the Morrhnnts' Bank. N. V.. hv the Union Ban'k"of~Md~dated April" 1, 1813, $105. One draft by the Branch of the State Bank of North Carolina, on the Merchanta' Bank, N. Y., March 19, 1843, $83. Bank notes, $318. One package addreaied to Drew and Robinaen St Co. N. Y. Content! : one check by J. Haggerty It Son* to J. Rice, $10.88. One draft by W- A. Bird, in favor of F. M. Drexel, dated Aprils, 1643, $400. Oae draft by M. McMackin, payable to his order, dated April 1,1843, $600. One draft by M. McMackin, payable to his order, dated April 4, 1843, $800. A draft by Francis Brady, te F.M. Drexel, dated April 0, 1843, $189. Bank notes, $880. One package addressed to Drew and Robinson of N Y : ?Contents?One letter to Bertine and Vanderhoop, N.Y., ona check on the Mechanics'Banking Association, N. Y., $00. Draft of J. McElwaney, on Butchers' and Drovers' Bank, New York, $000. Draft of T. Johnson, on Seventh Ward Bank, New York, $400. Draft of R. Johnston, on Bertine and Vanderhoop, $8000. Draft of F. J. Sylvester, on 8. J. Sylvester, $1,000. Bank notes, $373. Of the funds first above enumerated, to wit:?the three first items, the sum of $'1.40 was dednoted and allowed to the said Jacob Shipman for travelling expenses home, to wit?in Bank paper, $180. Oold, $100?Total, $280. The following is the receipt of the gentlemen who ar rested Shipman for the above moneys and papers:? Received of Jacob Shipman the funds of which the foregoing is a statement, to he delivered to the proper own era on their establishing their claim thereto, and making uch comp?naation aa ie juat and honorable. (Signed) T. K. BROOKS. J.O.JONES. The annexed ia from Shipman himaelf:? The aealed packagea Satcrred to were opened by, and in the preaence ofthe above named Jonea and Brooka, and the coatenta examined, and found to correapond with the letter* accompanying each package, and all waa delivered t aaid Jonea and Brooka, to be applied in the igennej uiioveatated. (Signed) J. SHIPMAN. We the tinderaigned citi/.ena and reaidenta of Terre Haute, do hereby certify that on the 33d day of April |S43,inthe rounty|nf Mr.t.'oupln, and State of IllmoiaJ we found Mr. Jacob Shipman, and made known to him the object of our vialt. Mr. Shipman voluntarily reaigned the funda in hia poaaeaaion into our handa. We then made a careful eiaminatlon t# aacertain if the aaid J. Shipman had any morn funda with him, and we were well aatiafled that he had not. We gave Mr. Shipman a receipt for the funda, which will explain their nature and aitnation. He returned with ua to Term Haute, and will leave here unaccompanied, for hia home in Philadelphia, and we hope that he may arrive in aafety, and without mol'wtation. We have, and do certify to the lore* going facta, thia 37th April, IMS. (Signed) J. O.JONF.S, T. K. BROOKS. i-J: - 4 rvt?* . 'IM.? <?n/tai-iitrmvl a I owic vi luuiuuw, ruauiy ui y igu iuc uuuv. ?q??> ? notary public Tor said county, states that he ia well acquainted with the eaid J. O- Jonas, and T. K. Brooks and that they are reaidenta and citiiens of Terre Haute, and are persons of credibility, end aigued the abotre statement in my presence, and in the presence of said Hhipman. Witness my hand and notarial seal of ottice, this 27th of April, 1843. (Signed) C.W.BARBOUR, Notary Public. The above are accurate copies from the originals; and show the quantity and kind ol money Shipman hud with him, when caught. What action will be taken upon that part of the receipt, which requires the owners oi papers, ttec. Jo make "such compensation as isjust ana honorable," we have no means of knowing, but we trust that those interested will do the genteel for those who interested themselves for their benefit?Chronicle. (jt^The Secretary of the Navy yesterday visited the Dismal Swamp Canal, in compony with the President and Director! of that admirable work, so advantageous in mauy respects to the naval establishments at this place. They had a beautiful day for it. This morning we understand the Secretary will cross the bay in the steamer Union, Lieutenant Hunter, to his (arm in Northampton, and after landing the Secretary, the Union will proceed directly to Boston, where she is orderea.?Norfolk Herald May 13. Naval?The U.S. steamer Union, Lieut. Hun ier, lfii i^onoiK. on ouiuruay morning tur The U. S. ship Vandalia, Commander McCluney, bound to Chagrea, went to sea from Hamptan Roads on Thursday morning. Bales of Stocks at Philadelphia Yesterday. 100 (hares Qirard Bank. 4|; 7 U S Bank, 3}; $4000 State 6'#, 1864, 44|i 148 share* ReadiDg Railroad, 20; $1000 State I 6's, 45. After Board?53 shares Reading Railroad, 19j; 80 do do 2#. LATEST SOUTHEltN SHIP NEWS Philadelphia, May 15?Below, Albert Perkics, Clerk, N Omasa. Baltimore, May 14?Arr Krnit It Omtav. (Brem) Beaurmsn, Bremen; S?ea, (Sw) Godberlson, New York; Lawrerce, Mayo; Baltimore. Parker, aud Al'nena, Dill, Boston; Northumberland, Naioo, New Orleans; Henry, Bart, Mayaguei; C H Hooper, Hamlin, lorto Cabello; Lucinda Soow, Truudy, Mobile; Pkebe D, Smith, ana Michigan, Terry, NYork; laudtce, Biightmau, Kail River. Bid J A Pe Loinez, (Venl Naves, La Onayia; Ocean, Eldridge. Boston; Fidelia, Small. NOrleaus; Alicia, Hall. Trinidad; Baltimore, Haskell, and Etna, Ames, Portland; Union, Smith. Providence; Traffic, Smalley, New York. Cld 14th, Sarah Catharine, Frazier, Cape Haytien and a mkt; Millisent. Cole, NYork. Richmond, May 13?Arr Lynchburg, NYoik. Foreign Ports. Tobto Cascli.o, April 72?Sid Sistera, Rollins, Msntcaibo, to load for NYork. (ftf- THE PROPRIETOR OF-THE AMERICAN Museum, has added another to his many acts of liberality and public spirit, by his invitation t* the Mayor and Common Council, to inspect the model of the City of Paris this afternoon, and we cannot but hope that this inspection of the improvements of centuries in the capital of France, will have a good eftect upon those of our own commercial emporium. The performances this evening will be worth attending, especially those of Dr. Valentine. Of?- "TRUTH IS OFTEN STRANGER THAN FICTION."?Had it have been asserted a few years since that you could for one shilling visit a museum and witness a series of splendid entertainments, In which the most eminent artists in the country would appear, the idea would have been considered preposterous ; but such is the fact, as any person may have ocular demonstration of by patronizing Peale'a. Miss Darling, the celebrated enchantress; Mr. Delarue, the unrivalled imitator of Kean, Kemble, Forrest,tic ; Mr. Bendall.the beat comic singer in the city; La Petite Cereto, the graceful tianitutt; magnificent Picture Oallery, and curiosities ad infinitum may be seen tor the above trifling sum. ftT- THE GREAT MENAGERIE.?We cannot too frequently or forcibly draw the attention of our fellow citizens and the visitors in the city, to the grand exhibition of Messrs. Raymond k Weeks, at the corner of Broadway and 13th street, where they will find a most capacious Paviliou, crowded by thousands desirous of embracing the present opportunity of witnessing a sight of unparalleled grandeur?such a one as never before was pre. sented to the public, ned which will only remain to gratify public curiosity this week. Stages and the railroad cars run momentarily to this central and well regulated establishment It is a grand, imposing and instructive recreation. From the New Orleans Giescent City. <ny- WE KNOW A BROKER NOT FAR FROM OUR office whose head was so bald as to expose entirely his phrenological developments, which, considering that they betokened a good disposition, was not in reality very unfortunate; nevertheless he mourned the loss of locks he had worn. After a fruitless resort to miscalled restoratives he purchased a bottle or two of Oldndge'a Balm of Columbia, and has now ringlets in rich profusion. We are not puffing. This case came under our positive knowledge, and we can give the name of the gentleman. Comstock Si Ross, 25 Magazine street, are the only agents. 8. 8 ?The same found in New York, at 21 Courtlandt street, near Broadway. fPQ&- WISTAR'S BALSAM OF WILD CHERRY? This truly great remedy for asthma, coughs, consumption, liver complaint, croup, Sic., is doing more to prolong the lives and meliorate the condition of man than all tho political reforms of the day. Lite, without health, is of little worth. Nature furnishes in every country medicines adapted to the diseases of that country. Suppose we had no remedy for our most prevalent and fatal diseases short of another continent, would we not be tempted to say our Creator had not displayed his usual wisdom in such an arrangement 7 But it is not so ; the wild cherry abounds wherever coughs, asthma, liver complaints, and like diseases prevail. Its power over them is wonderful. Let no one despair of again enjoying health. This Balaam mocka at common remediea, and luperaedes the (kill of the best physicians. Hundred* haa it anatched from the cold embraces of conaumption and death. Price $1. Sold only at I'M Fulton, corner of Naaaau ; Dexter, Albany ; Mr*. Haya, Brooklyn ; Badger, Newark, and Gotham, New Haven. 0&- MR; EDITOR?Sir : I am a boarder in the houae of Mr*. B , who ia celebrated for the excellence of her table. Regularly her dinner ia served precisely at three ; and he who i* not there at the time, or near it, may expect to have a cold meal, or run hi* chance for the fragment*. It happened a few day* aincethat I had barely time to reach my boarding houae in season for the warm cut. 1 held your paper in my hand, and a paragraph headed "Singular Escape," attracted my attention. I became interested, and read, and read, until I came to thoae confounded Sherman'a Lozenge*, near the end. In a passion I at ruck the paper in two piecea acroa* my knee, and tried to become cool again over the consequences? a cold dinner. Now, Mr. Editor, 1 would ask it as a kindneas that you will publiah no morn oftheae tale*, a* I call them. We all know Sherman's Lozenge* to be the beat medicine ever invented forcotigha, colds, worm*, and all diseaae* which flesh ia heir to, but it don't aeem to be aay use to make a fellow read aomuch to get at their real virtues. Dr. Sherman'a Medical Lozenge Warehouse, 10* Naasou street. Agent*?110,378 and 460 Broadway, 86 William street, 10 Astor Houae, 3*77 Hudson atreet, 77 East Broadway. 0(7- HAIR?ORANDJEAN'S COMPOSITION.?An important discovery for the treatment of the hair ; a preservative against baldness ; and an infallible cure in all affections of the akin on the head, as dandruff", Ac. Multitudes of chemists, apothecaries, and perfumers have successfully attempted to treat of that part of the human body, without having sufficiently studied the subject. By spreading ostentatious reports of an exaggerated fame, thev have fatigued the public with tha words?Wonder! PrnJim I Only make fair trial of Grandjean'a celebrated Compolition. If people would adopt thia method there would be no rraaon to complain ol humbug Principal office No. 1 Barclay afreet. Particular room for ladle*. N-Y. OP-GENUINE EXTRACT OF 9ARSArARILLA, Gentian and Haaiafraa, prepared by the College of Medicine and Pharmacy of the City of New York,eata bliahed for the aunpreiaioa of Quackery, A. D. 1843 Thia celebrated Extract ia faat auperaeding all the in. ert and uaeleaa mixture* prepared by druggiita who are totally incapable of knowing the medicinal propertie*, or curative power*, of the root* they employ. By referring to the morning paper*, the public will at once perceive that thia worat apecie* of quackery ii doing incalculable injury, whilat the vender* of thia miaerable compound of deatructive mineral*, and a watery decoction of tne common American Sarcanarilla, are parading, in the Now York prcaa the certificate of a man a* cured, who iain hia grave, and haa been aince uaing theae deatructive mixture*. The College of Medicine and Pharmacy of the city of New York hereby promiae to pay to any perron, who will prove that their extract contain* a particle ol any mineral, the aum of One Thouaand Dollar*. The College have received hundred* of genuine certificate*, from peraonathat were really benefitted by their Extract, hut knowing the value the enlightened part of the community put on all certificate* puhliahed, not for the public good, but for aelf internet, they determined, from the time they opened their eatabliahment, not to pubiiah any cartificate.no mattei how atrong or flattering to them aelve*. Their Extract i* confidently recommended a* the beat apecific for all diaeaaea ariaing from an impurity of the blood, auch a* acrofula, ringworm or tetter, ay phi. litic. ulcer*, rheumatiam, pimple* en the face, paina in the honea, enlargement of the jolnta, aalt rhuem, or any diaraae having it* origin in a corrupt atate of the bleod. Bold in ainglebottle* at 75 cent*each; in cnaeacontaining half a dozen, $3 AO ; in do do, one dozen, fid. Carefnllv narked and aent to all narla of ITainr. Office and Consulting Rooms of the College, 07 Nassau treat. W. B. RICHARDSON, Agent. (?- WIO WEARERS AND WIO MAKERS READ THIS New York, May 10, 1843. Ma. Berry, 140 Broadway :? Dear Sir :?1 herewith tender you ray sincere and heartfelt thank* lor the real comfort and happineaa I have experienced since 1 had the geod fortune of purchasing from you my present head of hair, as it far exceeds my most sanguine expectation; for it fits my head so well, and looks so natural, tb .t it has even baffled the closest scrutiny of some of my most intimate friends. I hare worn wigs made by those who call themselves eminent in their profession, hut they looked so unnatural, and fitted so hadly,that really there was no comfort in wearing them; but my thanks to you again, for all that has been obviated; for I have no more trouble now than I had with my natural hair. Mr. Barry, yen are at liberty to make what use you please of this letter, as I deem it a duty 1 owe yon to make the above statement, hoping it may be the means of extending your business. I should have been pleased to have allowed you to publish my name and address, but being a bachelor, it might materially mar my prospects with the fair sex. However, you can refer any gentleman to mo who wants one of your wonderful heads of hair, and I will submit mine as a specimen of your workmanship. _ _ Yours, very respectfully, D. G. \ '' . r Off- LAW OF LI BElT?SUPPRESSED facts. " Truth crushed to earth will rite again, The eternal year* of Ood are here, But error, wounded, writhaa in pain, And diea amidst her worshippers'1 The aucoeaaiul attempt to auppreaa the book entitled ' Suppreaeed Facts," or Nobility Unrieled. being the private prank*, amours and villaniet of the Britiah Aristocracy, has given the work a notoriety here beyond comKre. The whole of 10,000 copies, iirat edition, having en exhaustod, a second edition will be issued This Dav. with correction!, and Tor gale at No. 4 Ann gti oct. N. B.?The attempt of a certain clique of !.>reign aristocrat* in thi? city to throw a ihadeof uncertainty on the fact* published, will only tend to increaae the sale twofold " Let the galled jada wince." OQK THE UNRIVALLED TONIC MIXTURE-For the cure of all the protean forms of dyspepsia, loss or appetite,lassitude, cutaneous eruptions, and general debility. This invaluable specific is composed of the most invigorating and strengthening ingredients known to the medical world. It is confidently recommended by the College as eminently adapted for removing all feeling of languor or debility, occasioned either from the heat 01 the climate or a shattered cor. itution. More than three thousand bottles have been prescribed by the College last year, with the most beneficial effect. Sold in large bottles at $'1 each Small do I do. In casss containing half doien... I doCarefully packed and sent to all parts of the Union. W. 8. RICHARDSON, Agent. Offlee and Consulting rooms of the College.97 Nassau St. 07- PROFESSOR VELPKAU'S CELEBRATED PILL, for the cure of Oonorhose, Olect, fco.?This pill is guaranteed by the celebrated inventor to cure the most aggravated cases of those distressing complaints without impairing the constitution, tainting the nreath, or dissgreeing with the stomach. The College of i Medicine and Pharmacy of the city of New York have prescribed them for the last six months without a single failure. Sold in boxes, containing one hundred pills, $1. W. 8. RICHARDSON, Agent, Office and Consulting Rooms of the College, 97 Nassau st. N. B?Country patients can obtain a chest, containing a sufficient quantity of this celebrated remedy, guaranteed to cure, by addressing the Agent of the College, post paid, stating particulars of case and enclosing $SMOM EYMAKKET " Monday, May 15?0 P. M. The principal operation in stocks to-day wero in Ohio 6's, of which $08,000 were sold, closing at a decline ol 1 prct. from the rates of Saturday; after the board they recov cicu | (>t:i utui- ncuiuci; raw ( percent; Illinois o s fell i ; Farmers' Loan fellJ ; Mohawk i ; Life and Trust J ; Harlem rose At the new board, the transactions were also large.? Illinois Delafield bonds sold at 32 j(. The disposition to invest in good stocks generally is on the increase. The large houses have probably received greater amounts of orders for investment from private capitalists, than for a long time previous. There is great difficulty in finding safe investment that will yield 6 per cent. There are counterfeits purporting to be $3 bills of the Vernon Bank, letter A, signed 9. B. Day, cashier, N. Bishop, president. The notes have the appearance of being altered. The word Vernon is inserted. The business in exchanges has not been large for tho packets, and rates arc rather heavy. They are as fol. lows:? Rates or Foreign Bills in New .York. Sept 28. Jan.31. *1pril 36. May 15 L,ondon, 8 a 8X 5X a 5 V 106Va7 lOS'/a ?X France, 5 30x5 31* 46 a6 46% 33*Xa535 5 27Xa530 Amsterd. ?a39V 38X a 36 X 39 a 39)4 391?a 39V Hamburg 35X a 3334Xa34k ? a 3d 35V? 37V Bremen, 76 a 76)4 75 a 73X 76.Va 76X 77X The impression is that after the departure of the Great Western, prieos will recede. The mercantile demand is not large. The immense exertions of those who have been bolster* ing and inflating the Ohio 6 percent stock, in order teobtain bids ior the 7,'per ct. have been in vain. The applications were a failure. In order to put some face on the matter, a few persons subscribed, not to pay any money, but to give certificates payable next September, on condition that the whole loan is taken. The subscribers are as follows :? Jacob Little b Co. J. N. Perkins, cashier and Ohio State agent. H. H. Winslow, broker, employed by the State of Ohio. Drew,Robinson Ic Co., money changers. Ketchum, Rogers k Bement, brokers. Kufus L. Lord. John Rankin. Joseph 8. Lake b Co., Ohio Commissioners. The loan is of course au utter failure. The 10th sec tien of the law authorising the loan is as follows :? Sec. 19. That if the sum so borrowed by the Fund Commissioners,under the provisions of the seventeenth section of this act, shall not amount to six hundred thousand dollars, then the Canal Fund Commissioners thall issue lo said contractors, if they require it, certificates of stock of the State, bearing an interest of 7 per centum, payable semi-nnnunlly in the city of New York, an<l the principal redeemable in said city rfer the yeer one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, eMal in amount with the sum so borrowed, and paid to them, to the said sum of six hundred thousand dollars ; which stock shall be issued to said contractors, in a rateable proportion to their demands upon the State; and the balance of said payment shall be completed by the sale or issue of the domestic bonds of the State herrinl>efore provided for. The domestic bonds are 7 per cent, redeemable in ISili or at any time previous. Hence it will be observed, that contractors have a right to demand, receive the 7 per cent stock, and sell it at once, while the market willbear it. In September money may become scarcer than now, and they will suffer immense loss. If the contractors ever hope to get their money trom a State which has refused to be taxed to pay them, let them demand the 7 percent stock while the money market is easy. The Ohio 0 per cent stock dropped 4 per cent on Saturday, when the result of the loan was known. The following is a table of rates ol stock in New York now, and at the date of the last packet Paicxs or Stocks in thk New Yoax Mssxet, Dec. IS IMIJand Aran, 39, Ann Mat IS, 1843. D IT .. . _ *?'? ?*'' Dtc. 15. JfrtilM. May 15. United 9'atea,5>a 1844 97 a 99 101 alOIHIOlVaIOZ 6 1144 99 alOO 10IXai02Xl02 a ? 6 1862 100 alfll 11IX*112 IllXallS Treasury Notes. 6 ? 101 a!01>?100 alftO^ New Fork, 7 1848-19 103Va?0? ]05Xal06 10C alD7 6 1850-54-60 96 Xa 39 105 a)06 106Xal06V ! 1861-68-67 %V* 98 1*5 al06 IOC a 106>2 5X 1860-61-65 88 a 96 96 a ? 100 alOIW " " 5 1845 92 a 93* 96 a 07 95 a 97 5 1846-7-8-9 86 a 90 96 a 96X 95 a 95X " 5 1850-1-3 85 86 95 a - 95 a 96 " " 5 1855-58 84 X* 86 ? a 95 ? a ? ? ? 5 1859-60-61 *5 a 86 91 a 95 95 a 95X 4X 1849-58 79 a 82 88 e 88X 91 Xa ? Ohio, 6 1850 74X* 75 70 a 76? 85 a 86 6 1856-60 72 a 72X 76 a 76X 85 a 86 5 1850-56 60 a 65 ? a 65 78 a ? Kentucky 6 78 a 78X 91 a OIX 94X* 94X . 5 62 a 69 75 a 76 82 a 87 Illinois, 6 1870 18 a 18V 27 a 27X 29 a 30 Indiana, 5 25 yean 20 a 21X 28 a 36 29 a 29X Arkansas, 6 28a 30 25 a 30 30 a 32 A lbania, 6 65 a 80 60 a 65 70 a 75 5 65 a 75 50 a 60 60 a 65 Pomaylrania 5 38 a 39X 43 a 44 48 a 49 N. Y. City 7 1857 106XaI08 110 *111 110 all! ' ' 7 1852 165 a!06 108 al09 108 alOOX S 1W 85 a 87 85 a ? 95 a ? ' , ' J> ? 1858-70 84x* 85 95 a - 94Xa ? Bk of Com. N. Y. full 82X* *3 97 a 98 99 a 99X V 9?r . . ?crip 9l*a - a 98 99Xa N. Y. Life In*. & Trust Co. ? a ? ? a 72 80 a ? Farmers' Loan 8c Trust Co. 13 a 15 19 a 20 2lX? ? Ohio Life Ina. k Trim Co. 60 a 65 55 a 56 69Ha 71 Bank of U. S in Penn. 2 a 2X 'Xa 2 4 a 5 Boatou It Providence K.K. 87X* 90 95 *100 *7 a 9^ X. Jeraey K.R. k Train Co. 66 a 68 69 a 70 77 a 80 Mohawk k Hudson K. R. 30Xa SIX 30 a 31 31 a 31X Utica fc Schenectady K.K. 117 al20 ? al20 120 al22 Syracuse k Utica H.lt. 99Xal00 102 allKXlOIKa? Auburn k Syracuse R.R. 81 a 83X 93 a 94 95 a 9* Auburn k Rocheiier R.R. 90 a 92 97 a 98 95 a 95X N. Y. Oas Light Co. 9* alOO 104 al07 101 a ? Merchants' Ki change Co. ? a 16 ? a ? ? a ? The business of the country is undergoing a complete renovation. Leading and experienced merchants look upon the business of the past year as the lowest point, tod that henceforth the movement will be one of improve ment. Official records show the imports of the district of New York, fur the year ending January, 1911, to he as $61,000,04)0, against $76,000,000 in the correanending. period of the previous year, being a dacline of 33 J per cent The greater pert of this diminution took place during the ix month* euoceeding the expiration of the Compromiee Act, June 30,1942. To that period succeeded sixty daya of uncertainty. No mercantile enterprises were embark c<i in, necauie 01 tne impotaihility or Knowing wni'iner gooda would be prohibited or admitted free. The political truggle ended in the prohibitive tariff, which took effect September 1, 1841. Tho average rato of dutlea under it i* 85 par cent, ad vlorum, in addition to which the terma of thecaah dutiea, requiring the merchant to poaaoaa an active cash capital equal to the amount of the goeda eonaigned to him, made the operation of the tariff almaat pro hlbitive. Thi* waa a grievoua burden at a time when the rate of money waa high, and the diapoaitiona of capitaliata and banka auapicioua. The weight thna impoeed upon the movementa ofimportera waa increaaed by the change in the mode ot doing buaineaa with the interior, caured by the liquidation of the banka, which had heretofore been the machinery for the conduct of trade. The dealera of Ihe interior formerly bought freely, becauae they depend. ed upon discounts at home to moot the long dated paper thejr Rave for their good* here, and which ware payable at the hank at their own place of retidence. Under thia system buainraa moved freely and readily. Daring the pant year $<10,000,000 of banking capital haa gone into liquidation, destroyed by the effect* of tha ty item it genera, ted. Six State*, comprising three millions of the largest customer* far foreign goods, were thus left comparatively without bank*. The inevitable result of this was, thoaa States, as well a* many others where the banks were obliged violently to contract, could make no othar purchases than thay had the cash to pay for. This cash they, in most cases, had to earn, while the produce of their industry sold at prices so law as to a (lord no prollt. Thus the tariff destroyed the import* on one aide, and tha want

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