Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 21, 1843, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 21, 1843 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD k . It, ??11 j. May kl (;?riJd [4|'?r?ry Al! tif :<** and cheap literal y put>licatiou? m I lie <ta >r? tor aaie, whole**:* and retail, at the Hia*u Ornci ,onhw?** coraar ol Naaauu an.t Fulton utreet. v> Sine ataiaichanging their roaidence, will plea* rotdyat thit office, corner of Nataau and Fulton itrvet* waere they want the Horaid left hereafter. (gj- To oca Brri ALo Bvaicaiacat We again remind our tuhacribera in that city that Mr. Tmom*? S H**?? it the only authorised Ageut for the tale and dietritmtion oi the Horaid. We alto caution rsople not to rely on toother man who represents himself ?s our Agent, and who occasionally obtains some copies of the Herald against the rules of the office. FIVE DAYS LATER FROM ENGLAND. ARRIVAL OF THE Steamer Caledonia AT ROSTOV. Debate on t)ie Washington Treaty?\r rest of t hai lists?Dissatisfaction among the 'Ienantry of England?Ultitaore of the French (inventor at itlarqaesaa?Improvement In the Cotton MLarfcet. The steamship Caledonia arrived at Boston on Friday morning at 6 o'clock, bringing news to the 5th inst. The overland mail from India had nrt arrived, and nothing of importance can be found in our files. The tree trace |iarty were making converts among the farmers. The Queen, we are happy to state, is to-day so well it wa6 not thought necessary to issue any bulletin. The luneral of the Duke of Sussex, will take place thiaday, (Thursday) in London, where, from eight until one o'clock, the shops will be closed. The Emerald had urrivrd at Havre. Intelligence had been received from the Islands of Marquesas which state that the French Governor and suite had been murdered by the natives. P. W. Byrnes, Esq , long connected with the packet ships between Liverpool and New York, is dead. There is every prospect ol a very early and very abundant harvest this year. From the mildness of the winter, the wheat was more forward at the beginning of April than it usually is at the end of that month, and the abundant rains and occasional genial weather which we have since had, have caused it to advance, notwithstanding a few checks from frosty nights. M. Kaumartin, the lover of M'lle Ileinferter, the German singer, was recently tried for the murder of his rival, M. Sirey, and acquitted. A very extensive seizure of tobacco had been made at Belfast, by the chief officer. A man was arrested in carrying off the contraband article by the cartload. The Duke of Wellington|completed his 74th year on the 1st instant, and gave a levee on the occasion. The Havre Theatre was destroyed by fire on Friday night, the 28th ult. Mr. Fortier, the manager, who re.-ided in apartments attached to the theatre, lo6t his life A large number of tenants on the Blenheim estates in Oxfordshire, had quitted their farms, and dissatisfaction among the tenantry of England, on account of the high rents, was growing daily more apparent A series of murders nf the mnot ,vfrun-^inani .. , ? V...WV.M...U.; and revolting character, have been brought to light in Bedfordshire. A woman is charged with having been instrumental in the death of her husband and one child, by administering to them arsenic in their food. Captain Edward Johnson, of the British army, wa- killed in n duel with another officer, a few days since, at Prittlewell, near Southend, in Essex. By the returns, uearlv complete, of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, it is fully ascertain^ that a complete revolution has been made in the character of that body, and that the scismatics had been entirely defeated. A chartist meeting at Hull was recently dispersed by the authorities, and the orator on the occas on e?-i7.-cl and hound over for trial on a charge ot sedition. Latest accounts from Naples state that Vesuvius was again belching forth large quintities of flame and smoke. A second edition of the Chronicle contains the following extraordinary express from Paris:? ' Paris. May 2 ?The afldirsof Servia are arranged The Divan has conceded all the demands of Russia. Prince Georgewitch is to abdicate, his councillors and Kiamil to quit .Servia,and a new e'ection to uke place, probably in favor of Prince Miiosch. " An attempt was made at Milan to assassinate the Viceroy, which failed " Tkxas Consul ? M Pierre Bruno', banker at Paris, h*? 1 u~t hern appointed by the Minister of Foreign Affair- to fulfil tn France the functions of Consular Agrntforihe repub'ic of Texas. The Chartist Trials.?O'Connor and the other Chartists, tried at tne late '.ancas'er A-sizes, together with White who was tried at Warwick, and Cooper who was tried at Stafford, have received notice to appear at '.he Queen's Bench on Thursday, May 1, to receive judgment. The Ink a nt Princess.?Her royal; highness is a remarkable fine infant, not so delicately formed as her sis er. the princess royal, and in features more resembling the Prince of Wales She has large light h ue eyes, and hair which promises to be flaxen Prince Mi scau ?Accounts from Centra! state that this well-known Prince and liberal minded traveller has parted with some portion of hi# hereditary possessions, though tor what reason is not assigned It is affirmed in the higher circles of Br^slau that the Count ot Nassau has pun based of Prince Puckler, for $1,600,U(M) the Lo'dtihtpof Muscau tn Lower Silesia. In Muscau the sum is stated at above $100,(MM) more. Count Vou Uiden, who was in negotiation with the Prince, is said to have offered $1,500,000. Sliding Scale of thf. Press ?Dr. H- called at the " Times" office, to inquire the price of inserting the death of a relative. "Ten shillings," said a eurley clerk Dr. H remonstrated, and said he nua oniy paia seven lor tne last. "Uii," said the clerk, " that was a common death, but this is t-inserely regre(ted " " Well, my friend," said the Doctor, laving down the ten shillings, "your executors will never be put to that exj>enee." Pom Office.? A Parliamentary paper, published on Saturday morning, shows, that lor the year ending January 6. 1*13, the namberof letters received inland was 209,611,506, and foreign and colonial 8,663.044) The gross amount of revenue of the United Kingdom, inland, during the same period, was ?1.027(174 10s. 6fcd ; exjiense ol management, ?913 <161 14s ; showing a net revenue of ?103.268 3s 6$d , after deducting ?10,745 2s. 6d for Par liarnentary grants, Ate., churged on the Post office revenue. 1 he gross amount of revenue for foreign and colonial, and internal colonial, was ?583,406 Os 4fcd; the total expense of management, ?696,445 19j 4^r(. showing a deficiency of ?113,080 19. The aspect of afl iirsinthe manufacturing districts presents nothing worthy of remark nnce the sailing of the Great Western. The ship> sailing to the United States are going out empty, or in ballast. Neither goods nor passengers are offering, and freights were hardly ever known to he so low. The Uat three packets, the 19th ult , the 25th ult., and the 1st inat , have only taken out in " rough freight and dead weight," conjointly, about $560. Massacre of the Goveeno* of the Marcp:k*as Islands amd -Suite?Wr regret to slate, thai very melancholy intelligence hasjusi been brought toihis country from the new French settlement in the Pacific by a merchant vessel, ihe Sarah Ann schooner, which left Otaheite on the 23d of October. It hppears that ihe French Governor of the Marquesas, Willi fourteen attendants, had been on a visit is the native King, Nicahevar, where they had been hospitably entertained, and, suspecting no danger, they left hi- residence to return to the French station, without, piobably, taking proper precaution against the treachery of the natives. They were attacked on the w-iy, and the Governor and fourteen persons were killed riusunfortunate event proves the tin friendly disposition of the natives?but what will it avail thern' Ihe French Government will instantly send out a sufficient force to . rush nil o|ipostlioTi. KmiukaTIon to America.?Yesterday afternoon, 'he American line of packet ship Quebec, of 653 tons register, Captain Williams, aided from the St Katharine's Dock, for New York She carrieout 180 emigrants?namely, 3d in the cabin and 15n in ih? steerage The steerage passengers were chiefly agricultural laborer-*, with their families, principally ftoin Sussex. Kent and Kasex She ?? qp? ???? t.iki's out nearly a full cargo of merchandize, cos meting ii| calico priniaand oilier soft goods. The ('ikiu CoBr BiUi^Thf Examiner of the fct h, cim omentitis on ibis bill, says: The threatened < . i>ada ''orri Bill has, as the agriculturists exilirinaelvce, "spread consternation through > the provinces " American wheat is to be imported ?. into Canada, on a 3s duty, and (?ermitted, when ground in Canada, to be imported in the United Kingdom lor consumption at a further duty of la " It ia as we have before explained, a Bcheme for al' lowing a small quantity of American wheal to be consumed in England at a nominally moderate duI ty, but, in reality, burdened with excessive charges tor transport by land, and freight by aea, with heavy insurance, and the most expensive process for grinding it. The American districts near the St. Lawrence produce no wheat lor exportation. The American wheat must, therefore, be brought Irom the "far west"?from Ohio and Illinois, and by land carriage, lakes, and the river, for there exist, is yet, no canals for its transport. The bran must t>r carried hb well as the flour, and the grain must be Unoed, stored, and ground where the process is less 'iiniri*iui'u iiinii in uir counirv irom wnien n comes. Then it has to he re-shipped and carried 1.000 miles by the precarious navigation oi the St. Lawrence; after which it lias to make a sea voyage about half as long again as it it were shipped Irom New York. The cost of bringing corr. from America to Upper Canada is estimated by the ministerialists themselves at 10s per quarter, and that of biinging it from Canada to Kugland at 25s , to which are to be added the prime cost, and 4s i f duty. It this really should turn out to be the case, it i.t pretty sure that 1 th>* American corn could not be had at less that 65a. ' a quarter, and that, consequently, the terrible Canadian Corn Act will turn out little better than waste paper If, however, the project should come to 1 anything, it w ill give to the Canadians good Ameri' can winter wheat, and to us the interior spring ; wheat ol Canada, the only grain of this sort which Canada produces. It will, however, create a vested interest for a tew Canadian millers?a nuisance which it will be afterwards difficult to get rid of In Inct, the innovation which has Ireightened the landlords, is neither worth fighting lor nor fighting against It is a little worse than ths live cattle delusion of last year, to which the agricuhurists escribed a depreciation of 25 millions in the value ot their live stock, and which ended in the importalion of 3,155 oxen, 1,046 cows, 76 calves, 414 swins, 638 le an sheep and 10 lambs, for the wants of a carnivorous population of 28 millions! I he Canada bill is, however, worthy of Sir Robert Peel?worof the man that "reformed" 1,200 articles of the tariff, and left every important article unreformed! A year hence everyiman will laugh at it, as another tour dt main of our truly expert juggler. Daguerkkotvpe ? M. Claudet, the celebrated da guerreotypist ol London, assisted by M. Lerrebours, the well known optician of Paris, took the portrait of the King at tlie palace of the Tuillenes on Saturday last. It was by error that it was stated the operation had been performed by H. R. H the Duke de Monfpensier We Understand that M. Claudet produced fifteen good portraits of his Majesty in less than a quarter of an hour. During the operation there wis a large crowd before the palace, seeming to tike great interest in what was taking place. M Claudet has also daguerreotyped H. R. H. the Duke de Nemours, the Prince of Wirtem berg, and his young son, Prince Philip, and General Gourgard, and several of the aidsd^-camp ol the King. It is to M. Claudet that the public owe most of the discoveries which have given so much perfection to the art of daguerreotype. Hor3K of Commons, Tuesday, May 2.?-The tabject of the treaty of Washington was brought forward hy Mr. Hume, who said he had originally intended this motion as an amendment to that wnich had been made before Easter by Lorti Palmerston in condemnation of the treaty, and defeated by the counting out of the House. Disapproving, as he did, the warlike policy of Lord Palmerston, he was anxious to record his dissent from the opinions expressed by the noble lord on this particular subject. His present course might be a novel one; it it was erroneous, he took the whole blame of it to himself, for he had consulted no one; but when he so often saw the thanks of Parliament bestowed upon men who had succeeded in military operations, he could not but wish to see a mark of approbation bestowed upon more peaceful services. The subject of the boundary line was one upon which gross ignorance hail long prevailed, and out of that ignorance there had arisen much misunderstanding. He believed that according to the true intent of the treaty of 1783 the liritish claim was well lounded; but the letter of that treaty did certainly furnish very arguable grounds to America. Lord Palmerston had said that our concessions respecting this boundary had been attended by loss and dishonor to England, but had not made out either. He himself had originally disapproved the treaty, but he had found himself mistaken, and would not persevere in his error He commented successively upon the six main articles of the treaty, commending them as lair and beneficial settlements of the points to which they resi>ectively related As to the quantity of territory now allotted to each of the two Powers, Lord Palmerston had small ground lor complaint, for the noble lord had himself been willing to divide the deKoIpuKU In nH pnunllv Ufht/?h waiiU Vihwa ?! ??*? 3,375,OUO acres to each, and the only abatement admitted by Lord Ashburton, was in accepting 3.337,000 acres; the difference which he had conce tied consisting, however, of some of the worst and most useless land in the world. As to the opening of rivers, ne was persuaded that England would be at leaft as much a gainer by the free navigation as America A great benefit nad been effected also in the agreement obtained from America, that anyfuture disputes which might arise out of transactions between this country and any one of the individual Slates should be settled with England, not by that individual State, but by the Federal Govern men', so as henceforth to exclude the dangers of local excitement and irritation He quoted the correspondence of the Foreign-office, in August, 1841, to show that at ?he time when the late government were quitting office this country and America were actually on the very verge of commencing hostili lies; and he con idered it to be matter of great good fortune that those hostilities had been prevented through the kindly feeling which the Americans entertainedfor Lord Ashburton. He was eatirfied that ihis result could not have been achieved but by settling a conventional line ; lor the discrepancies of the numerous maps had made it impossible that the actual line should be ascertained. U was not an immaterial circumstance that the arrangement was highly approved by the people of all parties in British North America. No two countries could be more usvful to one another than Great Britain and the United States, .and it was therefore of great importance to both that their relations should hate been thus amicably ad|usitd He desired the |House to observe that there were many precedents of thanks voted by the House lor civil services; and those precedents he shortly enumerated. After some remarks from Dr. Bowring, Sir Charles Napier, Mr. B. Escott, and Sir Howard Douglass? Lord Stani.ey said that the Government would not in the ordinary course of business, have departed from precedent, in proposing the thanks ol the House to a negotiator, however successful. But the ungenerous attack of Lord Palmerston was the moving cause of securing to Lord Ashburton the unprecedented honor M such a vote. Mr. Macatihy had contended that Lord Ashburton h>d cast a stain on British diplomacy ; yet to-night it was admitted that the treaty was not so bad n one after all, and the only objection taken was to the unprecedented nature of the motion. There never had been a treaty concluded in the face of greater difficulties, or which had more effectually removed the chances of a disastrous war between two countries,every blow of which would recoil on both In a lew months, Ixird Ashburton had concluded a settlement which he for several years had successfully protracted; evenjthfl Madawaska settle ment, about which so much was now said, was one of the objects which the noble lord, when in office, had vainly oflered, in order to induce the l.'nidea Stairs to accent the awsrd of the Kinjt of the Netherlands ? i.iora AfiiDurion riaa ^merea on ins task, alter tire nutation had been embroiled by the management of Lord Palmenston, and after separate States were committing themselves on the subiect by strong rcsolutiona to support the claunn of Maine and Massachusetts, arid in six months he brought it to a close. Nor had tne noble lord or the government compromined the question ol the right ol search,though Lord Aberdeen did not imitate the supercilious style of Palmerron,in addressing a people at once strong and s -nsitive, and on a subject ol peculiar delicacy. The U. States did not recognize the right of search, but iliey agreed that it mrght he exercised under certain conditions of remedy for injury. The very con \piition on this subject m the Ashburton Treaty wa? similar to a proposition made by Lord Palmerston in 1839, yet he now turned round, and said that it wns a step in the wrong direction. The case of McLeod, which the present government, on entering office, had found to oe so imminent and dangerou , had been successfully settled, and its recurrence provided against Lord Ashburton had, in fact, obtuned a better military boundary than under the award of the King of the Netherlands; he had procured the enactment of a law which would prevent the recurrence of irritating questions, and he made no concession dishonorable or disadvantageous to the country. He trusted, therelore, that the House would mark its sense of his high merits, and of the party attack which had been made on him, by supporting the motion of Vr Hume. Lord Jons Russei.i. was surprised that the Government never tsought ol coming to the rescue of Lord Ashhurton's reputation and honor, until a genileman came to their aid, who was so little dis.aised to uphold the honor of this country, that he was the correspofident of one <>l the chief rebels in theC* nadian insurrection. The precedents adduced by Mr Hume for his motion were not very apposite; aid it would appear as it the speeches of Lord Paltm rston and Mr. Macaulay, on the former discus bioii on this subject. had produced so powerful an effect (hat lliey could only be inet by resolutions passed without precedent by both houses of Parliament. The right of search, asserted by this country and dettied by America, had not been settled by the Ashburton Treaty?the very convention on the subject of repressing the slave trade, which that treaty contained, had already been the cause of producing an excitement in France which it required all the prudence of M. Guizot to allay. Without going into all the complicated details of the boundary question, he declared his conviction that the tone adopted in the negotiations was not only calculated to lower us in the estimation of the world, but bad actually done so, and bad produced the impression that our claims had only to be resisted in order to compel concessions. An ultimatum had been proposed and abandoned bv Lord Ashburton. who had claimed the Madawaska settlement, and had resigned it, as the definite proposition of a river boundary, at the bidding of Mr. Webster, in a manner not calculated to sustain the honor of this country. Lord A-hburton wasRot unlike Moses in the "Vicar of Wakefield," whose success! ul bargain ended in a case of shagreen spectacles One of the first results in America ol the treaty of Washington was the passing of a bill to sieze the Oregon territory?a plain effect of the want of upholding the dignity of Britain He was not disposed to censure with severity the expression of Lord Ashburton, in terming Boston the "cradle of American liberty." He rather rejoiced that the Americans appreciated the noble struggles of their forefathers; but while he wished to see the bonds strengthened between the two countries, he did not think the treaty had done so. Sir R. Peel censured the conduct ol Lords Pa!merston and Russell, and their friends, in endeavoring to ruin the character of Lord Ashburten, who, actuated by the purest motives, had undertaken this difficult negotiation. Mr Hume's support had not always been so indifferent to the late Government. Was it creditable to public men to puisuethe course which had been lollowed by the noble lord ! The government was taunted with violating precedent by adopting the motion, but when Mr. Canning's policy with respect to Spain was questioned, he refused, contrary to his original intention, to permit the motion to be withdrawn without a definite expression of the opinion of the House. The question ' was not, on the present occasion, about the giving up of a Madawaska settlement, or of a particular boundary1! It was one involving peace and war, on an irritating dispute which, in spite of negotiation, had lasted for half a century. As to the right of search, Lord Palmerston had autorized the capture of American vessels, which had produed so much excitement in the United States, and had rendered the question a difficult one; and the convention in the treaty secured for five years the cooperation of a joint squadron on the coast of Africa for the suppression ol the slave trade. He believed that the Oregon dispute would be settled ere long,as well as that of the right of search ; and, notwithSfunHinrr t ho pfVnrto sit inrlitiirtiinlo tn av/iitu onimoci. ties, he was satisfied that the Treaty of Washington would lead to relations of amity and good will between the two countries. He called on the House therefor.', viewing the difficulties which Lord Ash burton had successfully overcome, to depart from ordinary precedent in passing the vote of thanks to [ the noole lord. Lord Pauhekston remarked that the argument us?d by Sir Robert Peel,on the occasion of the former debate on this subject, was, that if a vote of censute were moved, he would meet it with one of approba tion. No vote of censure had been moved ; yet the unprecedented course was adopted of proposing a vote of thanks. He had shown that the treaty involved a surrender of our rights, and was not advantageous to this country, but He would not now repeat His argu mi nts. The present Government were rather partial to following the example of the late one, but in doiug so, they frequently did not see the principle on which they had proceeded, and therelore imitated f them wrongly. The late Government had proposed a conventional line for the settlement of the disputed boundary, and it would have been well if it had been adopted as the basis of the treaty. He dis- ( claimed all intention of insulting the American ( flag, by using the phrase, "a bit of bunting," which haa reference not to the flag of the Union, but t to piratical and fraudulent attempts to sail under it; and he explained the circumstances ' under which suspected American vessels had been J captured on the coast of Africa by our cruisers. It had been effected through a voluntary arrangement between the naval officers of both cnuntries, but being disallowed by the American Government, was immediately stopped by his orders. But the convention in the treaty o( Washington, for joint co-operation between the squadrons of the two countries, would not prove effectual for cHecking the slave trade. The government had not stood up very manfully for their negotiator, in leaving him to the attentions of Mr. Hume ; the principle on which he had proceeded, of conceasien for the sake ol peace, had been repudiated by so great a lover of l>eace as Mr Fax. Even admitting that the treaty of Washington was advantageausto the country, it remained to be shown that the merit wasdue to the negotiator, and there was no precedent for a vote i of thanks to a diplomatist, which would lower the i character of the House, by dragging a majority through the dirt, in approbation of an unwise and i disadvantageous treaty. i Mr. said a few words in reply. He did i not think that any proceedings of his would have j so stirred up the noble lords; and the spirit now i evinced convinced him that, had they been in office, i we should have been embroiled with America On a division, the motion was carried by 238 against 96. House or Commons, May 3 ?The House met at I four o'clock, wh? n a good number ol petitions were I presented against the educational clauses ol the t new Factory Bill and the Corn Laws. The house, i at its rising, would adjourn until Friday, in honor ot J the Duke ot Sussex's tuneral. i In reply to Mr. Borthwick, Sir R. Peel stated 1 that there was no intention on the part of either t England or France to place unnecessary restraint on Don Carlos; but, at the same time, they thought that an unqualified liberation of the prince would i interfere with the tranquillity of Spain Foreign Theatricals, iVc. Theatricals were never known to be at so low an j rbb. Bunn kept Covent Garden open until his trea- < sury was exhausted, and with the exception of the ? Balian Opera, there is not a theatre in London pay- < tug expenses In the provinces, the same depression 1 exists?the best proof of the poverty of the middle 1 classes. The circumstance of Covent Garden Then ' tre being closed on Easter Monday is altogelher'un- 1 precedented in the annals of theatricals, and gave , rise to many fears as to the ultimate success ol the i " after" season. The celebrated danseuse, Fanny Cerito.faccom l panied by her father, arrived in town on Saturday 1 trom Milan, where she has been "starring" dtirine ' the winter alternately with Taglioni. Adele Dumi ' latre returns to the Academic Royale at Paris. Mesdamea Urisi, Persiani, and Guy Stephan were performing on the 3d instant at her Majesty's Theatre. At the same Theatre and upon the same eve nings Fanny Elssler was to make her last appearand* but two. M. Silvain was also informing at the same place. Miss Clara Novello was at Drury lane. Madame Vestris was at the Uny Market. Mademoiselle Nissen, the much admired soprano, Irom the Italian Opera, Paris, has just arrived in London for the season. Among the passengers bv 'lie Caledonia are Mr. Butler. Mrs. fanny Kemble Butler ard children. Mr. Charles Keen was at Glasgow. The Post says:?We hear from Vienna that the celebrated Lamer has just been carried to his last home, preceded by Strauss and his band, play ing one of the defniict's best wilfzej. Verily, if the virtuoti are to be thus I utied, the IDrbiere must be Ron sini's musical winding sheet?it has been to us vn h I virrre?tn him it will be unbtl morir. May it be long before he requires such a wrapper?in which our gratitude will lie enfolded. Speaking of me. lancholy thing*in a more melnncholy moot/, it was, i we believe, the last night of Klssler. and "the other l charmer is away"?we mean Dumilatre. It i* pro- < liable the subscribers will soon be coquetting with ( Cerito.and our loaawill he forgotten, lorthe protestations of a theatrical public are like lover's vows, made to be broken; but it is no less p obable that we shall never behold again such a combinational talent in the choregrajihic d? parlment a* that with I which we began the season, and have continued on i till this moment. The union ol Klwler and Dumilatre, in Giselle, brought out wilh inimitable efleot < the jioetry and imagery of that most delightful ol ' all ballets, Giselle. To begin by the Barbiere, and ( to finish by Giselle, which was the bill of fare lad ] night, is an infallible recipe for a full house. Not only were the stalls and pit amply full, but the boxes i boasted of the presence of some new comers, no' yet beheld this season, belonging to thr'ilitt of the | Unit moruie. Ail were complaining of the extrnordi i nsiry absence ol the wonted pleasure ol the season? < of the absence, we repeat, even of the disposition to be amused : owing to which Rome of our theatres, 1 boasting talents of the highest order, are s idde.ily closed? and also, thanks to which, if it continues 1 shops will likewise be closed and our city artiz.iro starve. Nothing so singular as to hear on all tides our ladies of fashion in desoair, asking one ano Iter if the ettttui is not unprecedented, and exclaiming "When will this end 1" We trust the question will soon he altered to "When do you begin V Hitherto, with all our enquiries, in the way of social recreations, we have only heard of two concerts in perspective pour lout politer, for the whole of next month: the one at a noble Marchioness's, and the other at the residence of a "tasteful foreign Ambasaadreas " Several families ol note have gone back, to our nw* knowledge, to the country, to return when town is resusc itated from its unprecedented lethargy. May they not, when they return, find tie converted into stone like the city in the "Arabian Nights." ' Dckhub, the Pianist.?The following curious account it given in a letter from Berlin of the 10th instant:?"The celebrated pianist, Doehler, while at the ball given at the Opera on Shrove Tuesday, had his |>ocket picked ol his purse and pocket book. The next morning he published an advertisement, that if the thief would restore him his pocket book and its contents and the purse, he might keep the money, and rely upon no enquiries being made. Alter a lapse of ten days, M. Doehler received a i r..n i_.i .1 l- l UUA, tairiuuy orai?u, cuiiiauiiim nit* money which whs in (he purse, accompanied by an anonymous letter, evidently written by two different female hands, on perlumed paper, say ing, " Here are the 35 thalers (1301) which your purse contained. The purse itar If?the pocket book and its contents?being a lock of hair, a wedding ring, und a billtdoux ? 1 keep, because 1 prefer them to the money. This ought not to surprise you, because I am one of the greatest admirers of your talent, with which 1 have become acquainted by attending all your concerts, which have, I assure you, afforded me a divine entertainment." M. Doehler, enraged by not recovering what he most desired, immediately took ths letter to the police, whose officers soon discovered that the theft was committed by two sisters, Anastasia and Mathilda L . The two young melomituiac ladies were arrested as thev were coming out of the concert given at the ftoyal Singing School On being brought before the criminal tribunal, they pretended that thev had acted out of h mere frolic, and meant to return what they had ake:>. They were, however, sentenced to a 12 months confinement in the house of correction at Poisditm, to which they have already been sent. Destruction or the Havre Theatre.?The theatre of Havre was burnt to the ground on the night of Friday. Some of the persons who had arrived at the spot ran for the engines; others called to M. Fortier, the manager, who resided in the apartments attached to the theatre, to save himself. He replied?*' My dear friends, it is not the engines that will be of immediate use, but a ladder, for I am suf focaling; the smoke is gaining rapidly upon me.? Run to the scene room, where you will find ladders." At this moment the smoke was seen forcing its way through the roof of the theatre. Some persons ran to the scene-room at the back of the theatre, and obtained ladders, but time had been lost in searching for the keys. The ladders were placed in front of the theatre, but unfortunately they were so short as scarcely to reach ihe window of the saloon. When this was going on M. Fortiergot out of his window, and his lemale servant, who was the only resident in the building besides himself, took his place at it. He held by the ridge of the attic, and with seeming calmness awaited relief. When asked by the persons below how he proposed to escape from his per.lous position, he suddenly exclaimed "1 cun hear it no longer, I am suffocating; it is useless my friends, I burn and must throw myself off," and at the same moment he jumped to the ground from a height of 20 metres (more than fiO feet.) He came upon the pavement on his feet, but immediately fell senseless. He still breathed, and would perhaps have recovered if, by a deplorable fatality, the servant, on seeing the desperate act of her master, had not followed the exampled, and fallen upon his body. When taken up he was a corpse. The servant, who was still alive, was taken to the hospital in a senseless state, She had oue of her legs broken, and had received other injuries; she expired on the following morning. Nothing remains but the four walls and the facade, with the calcined dial of the new clock. Portugal. Lisbon papers to the 24ih of April, give an ac count of h destructive fire which broke out on the 22d, in a large public building called the Collegio dos Nobres, formerly the Jesuits'College, and latterly the Polytechnic School. It appears the fire was caused by an explosion, which took place while some chemical experiments were being made. The King and his Aide-de-Camp were speedily on the spot, and rendered every a-sistance. A boat's crew from her Majesty's ship Vanguard, and another From the French ship-of-war the Suflren, were prejent, but the greater part of the building was destroyed ; one of the French sailors lost his life on the occasion. The Duro Wine Company B 11 had received the royal assent, and the Pope had confirmed the appointments of the Patriarch of Lisbon, the Archbishop of Uraga, and the Bishop of Lereia. A general feeling of regret seemed to prevail on account of the failure of the tariff negotiation. Greece. We see it stated in a letter from Athens, that Kin*? Otho threatens to abdicate his throne, unless the most potent sovereigns of Europe, who placed him where he is, shall lend him more money. He thinks it outrageous that they should expect him to govern such a people with an empty treasury, and with no means of replenishing it without oppressing the people. Clrc&ssla. The rumor, heretofore given, that Russia was preparing a great expedition against jCircessia, is con nrmeu oy turtner accounts. ihe iss.iul, is determined not to protract this useless war much longer ; and i! the powerful expedition now on loot does not prove successful, he will acknowledge ihe right ol the hardy mountaineers to govern themselves A strict blockade is to be enforced along the Black vea, and the whole Russian army along the fron tiers ol Poland and a large portion of the garrisons, are to be drawn into the expedition. There is hardly a hope that the Circassians will be able to withstand this powerlul force?but then the luck has hi iherto been all on their side, and may sustain them still. Persia. At the last accounts from Bagdad, serious apprehensions were entertained *of another collision beween the Persian and Turkish troops. The latter were concentrated at Bagdad thirty thousand strong, ind there was about an equal force at Ezerum The Pasha of Bagdad has received orders to occujiy, at ill hazards, his forme r positions of the frontiers ol Persia?a movement which the Persians will not iubmit to wiihoat fighting. Summer Fashions. Bonnets, though d (Taring in form from those of last eason, hare not pnxed from one extreme to the otherThe bairns are of moderate depth, descending rather low it the aide*, and the crown raited a little, but very little, tehind. The fiaest kind of Italian at row will be in vogue or chaptux. Rice and Italian straw, poult it tine, and '.rape tor carriage and promenade dresi Straw bonne'*, rimmed with ribbon, tulle en bnuillonner, and apring lowers, for plain walking dreaa. Klowera are expect -d 0 predominate for the promenade, and feathera for half lreas. The new double-shaded marabouts, from their exjuisite lightness, and the beauty of their tints, are the noat elegant teathera of the aeason. Camaila and Criapin* of ttnped, plain, and fancy silks, rimmed with black lace andpaittmtnltrit, retain their roeueMantelets, too, are again in favour. The prettiest we nave seen have the ends descending enly to the knees, Hid are trimmed with a double ruche, pinked at the edges; he fronts retained in regular folds at the bend of the arm, by points. Ruchte and pasiementerie retain their vogue for trinmings. Embroidery in silk is expected to supersede etntache- Embroidered muslin and lacetcaif. and paletott will be much worn. Superb summer cloaks, 1 oth in white and black lace, will be introduced. They nre ot a large size, rounded behind, with a large pelerine, but open inTront from the throat, where the cloak is f istened by a knot of ribbon. Kobki ? Corsages are made high both in morning dm* and iemi-toilette. Holies reiinfote are in great request for the Utter. D. mi pcir.ti are very fashionable. Hie ma'aiials are peains, taffetas, foulards, and p'ain anil fane* silks, of the richest patterns and the most brilliant colours ; also bareges and light tissues. White muslin", oo, w ill be in vogue, and look very elegant, from the pron* on of embroidery and lace trimming. The most tie. (ant dr? ssea are those with the corsage pointed and made ssfli They are oinamer.tu.l with two rows ef button" in I small passementerie to correspond. The skirt ops n lefore. and trimnwl at each tide with a small ribbon, inilled narrow at top,but rounding toward the bottom : -t 'PU_V?I e ?. ?MV. ...... W1?-||?. i nr UAbftq IMC I I t IJIII'UI ly mi'lf nil, and tin* front corsage light to the ahape. Flounce* ire in favor. Tight ilepve* divida the vogue with thoae u aOrtrqui, ai d a la Louis VIII. Lace ia in greater reqneat him ever. Kaahionable color* art' the aarne aa laa! noiith, wi'h the addition of gome ahndca of gray Her[fr'i iAidiei friix. Market*. Loanon Moair Mian T.May t ?There ia nothing new in the onerntion* in public ?ecurlties. Co nan 1 atarti-d at W\ for Money, and have aince been done at 96). There thangca rleurly ahow how easily the market la affected in tonai quenre of the abaence of tranaactiona of magnitude. We. indeed, expect no change until alter Monday, when he Chancellor of the Exchequer hringa forward the Buglet of the year. Exchequer Bill* area ahade firmer, ami ire quoted 70 pm. Tie re ha* hern little or nothing done in the Foreign Bond Market, except in Hpaniah; the. five per cent* were lent down aoon after the commencement of huainc**, to 111; and;the three percent* to 311, but they liaveaince re sovered to 32 and 31 reapectivefy ; Mexican, 29 ; Pnrtuiipae Ihree rt*r n nll ill ('.hilion Itavn l,?p? ? wi The (here market haa been very inactive. Oreot We?t rn Railway rhare* have improved to 011, Brighton are 161, Croydon Trunk 10), anil Northern and Eastern 33). Knun o'cloce?Coniol* for Account cloaed at MI; apanikh Bond* 3d). LoitDorr Coai* KacHaanic, April 3.?We are without ay frenh arrival* of English wheat thil morning, and wo lave no alteration to note in plica; which may alio ho laid ol foreign. Barley, beans, and pea* remain aa on Monday. Oata of all description* soil on rather bettur arms. Loisdou r*??i)c* MiaaaT, May 3.? Coffe??The marcel is very flat?Good ordinary Ceylon* are offered freely it Mifporrwt; 280 bale* Mocha were off*red for public ompelitinn, hut only partly *old at a decline of ii per wt; good yellow aold at 03* porewt ln>l go?There i? an improved feeling in th* market. \t>oui 400 cheat* have been sold aince '.he lilt public xale it steady price. Bum?Home good and fine qualities of Jamaica,30 per ent, ovnrproolV have tieen sold at 8s (Id to 4* 3d per g.,1on. Proof Lcewatd* are in rrque?t at I* rt.l to 1* UJ pi r (allon. Sii jar?We have to notiae the existence ol go id do. naiol lor Brili*h plantation; the tra!i*nctioii* to day have ompriied nearly 1000 lihd* and tierces, prices must, how ver, tie quoted 81 to I* lower than la?t week's i atl rhe pu* lie sale* consisted of 136 hhd*. B. rfiadm ? ? hic.h were sold at 04* to 07* for good to fine yellow, low middling 68* to 01*; 00 hlida Trinidad aold at 68* to /,!). or middling grey. 176 barrel* Dominica low to middling yellow went 60* to 60a, and fine brown at 66a per cwt. The refined market is again lower, and not much busiuess doiug j hut standard lumps sre 74* 6 to 75* fid, and h??t bonded cruihed are offering st-id* 91 per cwt 1,109 baa* B> ngal were aol I by auctloii at full rates goo (to fine white fetched fi4s to fifis, middling yellow 67-fi r t<> fi 1 |> rc*?. 1,600 boie* Havana were paitlv *eM I * auction at lorinei rate*, good to fine white fetched Mt to 3J?. und jellow oi fait middling quality fetched -iff* to 90a Od per cwt. The damaged lota went in the aame proportion. Tallow ?St. Peteraburgh yellow candle, on the spot, la worth 43* to 43> 3d, aud new, for the laat three months, is offered at 43s fid per cwt. LivsarooL Cotton Molest, May 4?The trade have continued to purchase a fair quant y of Cotton daily,since the departure of the Great Western, the accumulating stocks, however, have had theetfectef impaiting a dull tone,to the market, and the demand ha* been very freely | met,fmore especially as regarded the common qualities of American. All descriptions above fair are scarce and very firm in value, and inpricts altogether we have no change to report- The atate ot the manufacturing districts is encouraging: many circums'.anoes induce an exp. ction of a continued inprovement in the trade generally, and the consumption of cotton continues greatly on the increase. The sales, imports, &c. will not be made up by the brokers until the close of the week, but the quantity sohl during the fcurlait days, will not fell shoit of 9.300 bales. Cora?The transactions since our pwvious report have been on a very limited scale. Holders have displayed rather more firmness, and at Tuesday's market an advance of Id to 2d per 70 pounds was generally demanded, but as the trade bought sparingly, those terms were complied with in a few instances snly. A parcel of inferior Sicilian in bond, was sold at 2s Od per 70 lbs. Flour was not much noticed at previous rates. Oats?On a dull inquiry ware unaltered in vnlue. Choice Mealing Samples have brought 2s 4d?Good Runs 2s 2 I to 2s 3d per 45 lbs. We have no change to notice in Barley, Brans or Peas. Oatmeal?Met a poor sale at a decline of 3d per load. Wheat?English white, per 70 )ba. 7s to 7s 6d; Red 7s a 7s 6d; Canadian, 0s Od a As lOd; American, 6s 2d a6s8d; Danzig, 6s 7d a 7s Id; Odessa, Ice., 6s 6d a 5s lOd. Flour?English Superfine, per 280 lbs. 361 a 37s; U. 8. sweet, per 106 lbs 26s a27s; do. sour 24s6d a 25s 61; Canadian, sweet, 26s a 26s 6d. Indian Corn, per 480 lbs. 26s a 26s 6d. Duty on Foreign Wheat this week, 20s qr; Flour 12s }d barrel; do. wheat British Colonies, this week, 6s qr; Flour 3 s per barrel. Liverpool Wool Market, May 3.?Business on the whols has had a dull tone this week, and the salasin either Scotch or foreign wools have been on a limited scale, at low rates. The termination of the London pub. lie sales will, it is supposed, tend to produce more private inquiry lor foreign. Arrived this waek, loreign 62; Scotch, 37 Previously to this year. Foreign, 6203; Scotch 2135 Total, foreign, 6253; Scotch, 2172. Liverpool America* Provision Market, May 3 ?The stock ot beef and pork is considerably reduced : holders are now firm at advanced quotations, and the tendency of the market is upward i. The little new that has arrived has been taken from the quay at full rates. No new hams or bacon have yet arrived. Cheese is again lower?a considerable parcel was offered on the 27th Tilt., about half of which found buyers ; this has relieved the pressure, and holders are now firmer. With a large import of lard, prices have receded 2s to 3s. Some holders refuse to gn on at present rates, but the article must be considered dull. Several small parcels of grease outter have been taken at the quotations. State or Trade?Liverpool.?During the past fortnight reports from some of the manufacturing districts, previously but indifferently off for the want of good em. pi >ymerit, are becoming more satisfactory. Though still at low (but in some coses rather improved) wages, most of the people are employed; such has been the case for sometime past in the cotton districts, and this continues, and indeed rather improves than otherwise. These must bo received as favorable indications as to the future; because it is observable that this increased business, fairly established, has hitherto remained permanent. The home trade appears once more good, and the foreign demand, apparently, though slowly perhaps, on the increase.? Fiom present appearances distress seems likely to extend iu the agricultural districts; but let us hope that another good harvest (ot which there is every present appeal mice) may do much to relieve this i uportant portion of our community. A large business is going forward in our produce markets for actual consumption, but without excitement, or any undue eagerness to buy. Rochdalf. Flannel Market, Monday, April 24.?In the piece market there has been rather more business done, but prices have been extremely low. There is also a little improvement in the wool market, and the dealers are asking rather higher prices. Havre Market, May 2 ?Ashes.?We have to report salesof 116 bbls. American Potash, 1st brands, atfr. 40 26, and 65 bbls. Pearlash, at f. 44 to 46, per 60 kilograms, duty (f. 1 26) paid ) Prices have become Aimer, although the demand has not been very brisk. The Emerald, from New York, brought in 13 bbls. Pots. Cottons.?The same want of spirit that predominated in business at the close of our preceding report, has con tinuedto prevail throughout the presentweek,for although towards the close rather more briskness was manifested, the demand has however not been of an animated character, and the buying has not extended beyond the current wants for consumption. Our apprehensions that dealers would pHrchasn but sparingly, unleas at a concession on the part of sellers, have been lully real zed, and to this must be ascribed the slight revival that has taken place, but which does not as yet bear the stamp of much activity. Prices which had previously exhibited some degree of firmness, have therefore given way, and a decline of f. 1 to 2 has taken place on ordinary and middling United Slates descriptions, at which reduction holders willingly meet the igquiry. There is nevertheless a flatness in transactioas, owing to the large accession toouritock within the last wiek, and, intact, a general dullness in the aspect of our market, which docs not seam warranted by the circumstances, as the advices from the English markets and else whir- are not unfavorable, and it is difficult to account for tbe absence of improvement, when there was every reasonable ground for anticipating that tne reverse would have bean the case. Our latest dates from the other side of the Atlantic are to the Sth inst., hut they were not productive of any feature of peculiar inter est. The imports of cotton during this month amount to 41,309 bales, and the outgoings to 19,300 bales. The sales of the week amounted,to 34,030 bags, including 6,000 b Amprirdn nn in?>nilu<inn ami lAflfl Amrrirnn OOO Pat-. ? nmn and 1,100 Surat for export. Theimpdft was 56,(152 bales. The American short staple were quoted at lot lows, viz. ordinary 3|d to 3|d, mill fair 4^1 to 4jd, fair 4Jd 1 to 4fd, good fair 3d to fi|d, *ood to fine 5}d to 7d. Marskili.ks, April 34?Cofiee appeared rather firmer, t though without any advance in price, and thatransac- s tions were confined to 360 baft Havana at SOf per 60 kilo- t grams, in bond ; 'J.50 baps St. Domingo at 401; 52 bags St. r J a go at 63f, and 160 bags Havana triage at 36f. Cotton r maintained the same price aa before. . AsTwtnr, April 24?Cotton in the beginning of the ( week was totally neglected, but within the last few days .j two cargoes, the one of 1000 bales Louisiana, and the other of 850 bales Georgia, were sold on speculation at dilf-rent prices, according to quality. The business in c Hides was less animated than the preceding week, awl < saited were over Jc cheaper. In other articles nothing I was done. Hamburgh, April 28.?Of Cotton, about 860 bales New \ Orleans and Georgia realized 3fto4j; 100 good Pernam- , bucofij sch; 1.36 damaged St. Domingo were sold by pub- j lie auction at 2 13-16 to 4 3 16 sch. Several parcels touth *ea Whale oil found nuyers at 142 marks, but all late sr. rivals had already previously Keen sold on delivery, and 1 buyers, under an impression that prices must give way in ? consequence of the late arrivals fram America, were re r luctant to purchase. Tobacco was in lair request; 1570 a zeroona St. Domingo having bee* sold at 8J, 64 to 8 sch, j and 97 packagea Porto Rico Leaves, cleared ofT by public f auction, at an average price ol 6 sch Cario. About 700 t cwtZinc, on the tpot, obtained 14 marks, and Middling Mecklenburg and Prussian Wool sold at 16 to 18 sch; Wool in grease at 14 sch bco. Exchange on London ut c 3m. 10 10$; Short, 13 IX 1 _ d Excursions and Watering Places?A more ' agreeable paragraph cannot be written than one ,, calling the attention of the public to the numerous c delightful excursions that can be made out of the * city, at about the expense of a glass of root beer, or of fflfllTPr nnn Snuh f?untuf innB_in un clinrf a tim? ~ ?and at so trifling expenne?and bo much pleasure A and fun, are temptations which should be resisted ^ by no one. Here in the city all is dust and dirt, jjj smoke, noise, and confusion ; out of the city you J may find fresh, pure, bracing air, green fields, shady jj groves, sweet flowers, Elysian fields, romantic hills y and dales, sequestered arbors, and all such rural cn- d chantments. Nkw Brighton.?If you go to this delightful spot, Jj don't forget to call at Piens' Belmont House, and 8 at Blancard's Pavilion. Both these places are first t! rate, with most delicious drivts^ promenades, gar- I' dens, and grounds. Thejr are fast filling up. Beau- j' tiful prospects, Hnd fine sea bathing?boatsrun every ? two hours?fare, we believe, one shilling. ti Hobovkn?This is a heaven, like an omnibus, ac. ci cessiblc to all. It is certainly a most glorious place ^ ?such an infinite, variety of walks and prospect, and it rural scenery. To be duly appreciated, Hoboken aliAiiIrl Kit oKntit Kllv milpa Hiofant nml inafitoel aI' costing a sixpence to get there, it should coat a dollar. If you go over there to-day, juet take a look in at Ireland's Washington Gardens, at the entrance V( f the fields, and see if it is not a neat place. a' Nowland's, Prospect Hill, on the Harlem Railroad, at 'the Tunnel, 05th street, 4th avenue.? tt' This is a place of resort of u totally different rha U| racier from the others just named. The leading characteristic is the imrrn nse and wide spread pros pect that may he there enjoyed in every |ioint of the te compass? Harlem?Hell-gate?East Hiveruptothe Sound?the scattered villns and villaces of Long ' Island, both lar and near?and lastly, the whole ci- ^ ty nnd county of New York Fare Bd. or a eliilfe Bitrnham's ?On the Rloomingdale road, half ^ way out to Mnnlmttanville, there is another excur- ^ sion totally different from all others out of the city. It is the proud drive of the aristocratic families, and the road is richly worthy of the quiet dignt* gt tanes who ride upon it. Bloomingdale is to those a| in carriages what Hoboken is to those on foot. \ ou j, will of course call nt Burnham's. Expenses front two shillings in the Manhattanville stages, to what you please in carriages. Fort Lkb and Foht Hamii.ton ?These are also T delightful excursions, and should not be forgotten, ai Tiik Fakewku- Comckbt or Madame Sutton ? This musical banquet was so musically sumptuous that it has formed the theme of admiration in all our circles o( taste and fashion, for several days past, and accident alone has prevented our paying it a * prompt respect. The audience consisted of nine hundred of the 6lilt of the city, and the applause was spontaneous and unbounded. The introductory Trio was played in a most effective style. Then came " the bright particular Btar" of the occasion, Madame Sutton, in the beautiful Cavatina from the Sonnambula, "Sovra il senn la mann mi poea," and she executed it with such exceeding delicacy, pathos, and brilliancy as to enwrap the.entire audience in the enchantment of rapture, and leave her followers in the succeeding parts of the concert in a > 1 very uisaavantageous position. The t'antasie, for the violin, combining the composition ol four great masters, was most splendidly performed, however, by Monsieur Bley, who is a highly finished artist, executing both rapidly and distinctly,with a full.pure and even tone. He achieved many difficulties with a neatness and precision truly astonishing, and pro* Juced sensations at least equal, and very like those of the most exquisite singing. The Cracovian Maid, in words expressly written :or Miss Emmelina Sutton, a very pretty and inte esting little girl of eight or nine years, was sung by ler in a really charming manner. Martini followed trery well in an aria from Bellini's "II Stramera;' ind then cao e Madame Sutton in the grand cavaina"Ferche non he del vento l'infaticabil volo," rom Lucia di Lamermoor, a rich and glorious mmpcsition, which she sung with a transcendent >kill and power, that left every hearer in an ecstacy jf delighted won ler, and she was fervently invoked :o return and receive repeated rounds of applause. Bley closed this first part of the concert with some luperb variations. The second part opened with a fine adagio and inale of Trio, by Messieurs Marks, Scharfenberg, Boucher, and Bley, and Mr. Brown, followed, in a irst appearance,with an English ballad, in which he gave high promise ef future celebrity His accompaniment indicated great proficiency in the instrunent, and if his purposed study in Italy should as carefully improve his singing, he will return an artist eminent rank. We hardly know what to say of Signor Aupick'a nysterious ferocity toward the music stools, and his ?avalier bearing toward the audience, but he nevertheless executed his "Grand Fantasia" upon he Cornet a Piston with a degree of taste that s should have charmed the evil spirit out ol himself. The audience hissed him for his manners, not for his music. Mrs. Sutton's Grand Scenaand Cavatina, Cat* !? Diva, from Bellini's Norma, iB known to be her "avorite gem, and in it she excelled all of her Turner efforts, triumphant as they have been ; and she was again rapturously called to accept the plauditB Df the assembly. The closing, brilliant and romantic variations by Bley, were most exquisitely given, and the perbrmauce was an evidence of talent not only ex.raordinary but astonishing, and we predict that lis future appearances before the public on his return here, will be wiih the advantage of a profes lional distinction superior to any existing rivalry. He was greeted with the utmost conceivable applause, and detracts from his present influence only jy too grent timidity and bashfulness of manner. The concert, in every respect, was one of the most brilliant and delightful ever given in this city, ind Madame Sutton leaves us with the splendor of :he sun at noon. Nibmp's Theatre ?The usual term for this popuar place of amusement is "Niblo's Garden," but he indefatigable proprietor has, this year, been so Tilioh in ndvnnr* nf ih?? i?i?nri nf !.?? ..... Mn almost say of his company that they have " come helore the swallow dared To shame the wiudi of May with beauty." In one word, Niolo lias opened his theatre with a "tench company, who appear to possess sufficient rariety of talent to perform not merely Vaudevilles ind musical dramas, but capable of giving us French operas in all their charming variety. To aid in :arrying out this project, the manager has engaged i most extensive orchestra, which is led by M. E. - revest, and judging from their execution on Friday light of the very difficult overture to Zarretta, we hould sav that the musical department at Niblo's las never been excelled, either in brilliancy of exemtion, or in ability for instrumentation, by any of ts predecessors. fmprimit, a few words of the theatre, which has ?een newly decorated, the benches re-stufled, and ome improvements effected in the mode of venilation, which is calculated to ensure the comfort if the audience, especially on crowded nights. A lew drop scene, embracing a view of the Croton feservoir. with the city of New York in the disance, and the blue hills of Staten Island in the far erspective, adds greatly to the coup d'ail. The ludience was composed of the first families of the :ity, including not merelv all the foreign residents >f distinction, but the {lite of the bar and other earned professions of the city . After the overture the curtain drew up to a new audevillein two acts, called Ijh nuttaux Soofllttt, n whicn M. Lecourt. M. Dessonville, M. Richer, riadame Richer and Mademoiselle Amelia sustaind the principal parts The plot of this littla piece urns on the attempt of the very amorous and ansto ratic Duke of Ferrara to ravish a kiss from the lips if a very pretty lady in a dark garden, where the (foresaid demoiselle had gone to carry out a little ntague with a youngerand more attractive admirer if her own fair self. The Chevalier Candolle hits he aristocrat rather a plebeian slap, which salute, vhere a man expects a very different rejoinder, is alculated to put him in not the heat of all possible empers. 1 he second act is occupied with the enleavors of the lovers, with the aid of K6n? de doitel?one, to procure the pardon of the great man, vho at length condescends to believe it all a misake, and the lovers are made happy. In the course f the piece we were particularly pleased with the cting of Madame Richer and M. M. Lecourt and )essonville. Alter the vaudeville, an opera Bulla, by Scribe, ailed " Polichinelli," introduced the audience to \. Bernard, a tall, portly actor, with a very good arritone voice ; and Madame Lecourt, a lady who ossesses a very pleasing voice, though not of a very ugh quality. A duet between Madame L. and donsieur B was loudly applauded, and would cerainly have been honored within* encore, but for he fact that such repetitions, in French opera, inatiably interfere with the continuous action of the rama. At the fall of the curtain the loud and enthusiasic applause of the audience testified, not only their lehght at the ability and talent exhibited by the trangers, but also the gratification afforded theni hrough the enterprise of Niblo, who had thus laced before the New York btuu monde a novel nd vaned entertainment, and one also of a high intellectual character, capable of administering to tha tost refilled taste in music as well as U? btllt*IrtrfA Last nislit. n r/rm/di* in llircc acta called " ()? tru le mnri qui irompt ?a femme," was produced, 'hirh met with the most undivided success. Of h merits we shall speak to morrow. The Park Fountain.?This fountain is at presen > totally unlike what it ought to be, that it ia a dia race to the city. The jtti d'tau do not play but a sry short time in the day?this ia one thing. Then I round about it, how desolate and dreary it looktl I sand and dirt, with a felonious looking chain jout it The rocks inside of it look like the stoning [> of a well?and not a green or cheerful thing in glit. Indeed, there are ao many dirty, ragged, rufinly looking men and boys loafing about it, spatring the water, and cutting up their rusties, that a decent person ventures in its immediate vicinity, should be inlaid, and edged around with handime innrble?erect a neat iron railing about it? instruct a beautiful gravel walk around, lined with iwers?let the glass appear, where now all is a barn desert?keepoff idle, ragged boys, and all loafers and in short make thinga appear decent. Will le Common Council look to it1 Hon. Daniel Wkbvtrr This distinguished atesmnn arrived at the Astor House yesterday iternoon. It is understood that he leaves on Men \y. The Menaokrib ?This splendid collection corner? ^ I Broadway and 13ih street, is really worth seeing, he pavilion has been much eitended. Monday ad Tuesday are the last days of the exhibition.

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