NEW YORK HERALD. !lm York Friday. I)frniib?r 1, lt?43. (tprnlng of I ungit'ti?Hrrddtni'i Mt-aMtge Kortlgn H^UUmi*. Co.?grew o;>f as next Monday. This session will h" i> i-' it ireat im,H)n itiee in several points of > i w, botli as reap ct.? our domestic and- forcigi tl .irs. There hujt be a great deal of trouble in i.i organization of the House?the election of >,> aker?and other matters; and, after all that !' is b?en settled, we expect to see Congress launchin,* out into interminable discussions on a variety ol I'uMi:' question^?the Tariff?Post Office Reform ( --above all, the interesting and exciting lojiit;in copi ction with out foreign relations, the annexation ol Fexfii, and also the posKeswioii <>f ilie Oregon 1 erritory. all preiieiit subjects of keen and pro- I traded debate. Til President's Message has, no doubt, been j?r vtreti hv this time; and, in the ordinary course of evjnu, will reach thu city during the next week. It m\y, however, be delayed longer than we now anticipate. Oi it* contents there are many surtaii'-j. There can He little doubrthat it will, at all ev.-ats, contain a very pointed und pregnant allusion to tlie present state of our foreign relations, t. irticularlV witjj <!reat Britain, Texas and Mexico. T i proposition to annex Texas to this country, I vill, unquestionably, be alluded to in some way.' Whether the assumption of the |K>ssession of ilir > 1 re. >n territory will be recommended, we have! 110 ine.uw ut present of ascertaining, but should j ; -ther doubt it, as it is more likely that the Ptesi' t will l.MVe that mutter untouched, and allow to be introducod to Congress by some of the | i-i tubers who formerly took the trouble of doing j > >. la relation to Texas and our foreign relations * ? itii England, there is every reason to believe thai | the President will take very strong, broad and comprehensive ground, so as to place himself in the * am position occupied by Mr. Monroe .in his fa- j mo'is message, declaring that this country \ would set it? face against nil attempts of tlv EaglUh government to interfere with our nti'iirs by iutriguing. or any projects of colonization. We ha\e already, on former occasions, mentioned a number of facts in relation to th T-x in question, and it may not be amiss to reeapitilite briefly what we have been able, on the most nndotibteJ authority, to stat" on this subject, j We understand that during last summer, a private j diplomatic agent, a-J is frequently the case with the i a. - 1 i. ii; i-.i fjj* ruiiieai, vai. sent t?y our government ! tn London, in order to sound tlie disposition of the j British cabinet in relation to the formation of a j ne v and1 comprehensive commercial treaty with th L'aitcd States. It probably was a knowledge of, this movement which led Mr. Webster to deli\er his various speeches, beginning w ith that at Balti- j man- and cudtng ut Andover. In the progress, j however, of these preliminary proceedings towards j th-j opening of negotiations between the two governments, it was found that Mr. Everett, our rep- j r ltitive at the Court of St. James, was entirely unfit for hi- position?not but that he is a very in- I ,t :llij nt, talented and accomplished man, butpicre j of a scholir, of a literary mm merely, than a t acini in, philosopher, a man of the w orld. Thus t ir, it ill events, he has discovered himself to be eitir ly useless in regard to the advancement of 11 Lm.inrt.int ob'ects which this government had ri view ia despatching a confidential agent to Loniloi: hml indeed we are led to believe that Mr. Lv rett absolutely threw obstacles in the way of 11 i.vr>mp.ishm"nt of the design. Weknowfrom t v h-st ct* authority th it a number of interviews 1 w ;r: obtained in relation to this important matter, j with v irions members of the British government, < nnl that at one time it had almost determin- ' t j to despatch a special commission to this J i ou ury tar thi* purpose of opening negotu tioni. Daring the progress of this business it j se.- ns that certain abolitionists from this coun- 1 try, and others from Texas, made their ?p- . p'arance in London, and supported by the violent i oKr.li! inntiita .1.-. "L* ?J:- -- ? ^ ' WW VVIIU(WUU ?mi lUC i*as" uiui'd UllCITBl n K lgland, approached the government, and spread ' be) 're th.in plans lor the abolition of slavery in T< ' :> *, with the view of an indireo* movement in ! >nuthern States of this Union. The tirwt public in iir iiion of the existence and prosresa of these , nv a - proceedings, was ni ule in parliament on the iar;i> u debate during which Lord Aberdeen de- j clarcd hia intention to do all he could for the abo- . linen of slavery in Tfxm in which lie to joined Ly Lord liroughant and others, members of the government. On these intrigue* and private negotiations by the enemies of the foutk and of the j Union gent rally, being niaa'e known to the Presi- 1 rent, we believo he at oner determined to take -u.'ii high and indignant ground, u has been hint d lur some weeks post. There are, indeed, in Kngl-vnd, many influential men connected with the manufacturing and eommerciaJ interest who begin to e itertain fiiendly and favorable feelings towards th^ United States, and who would willingly relax their commercial restrictions, rescind or modify their common laws, and enter into arrangements which would prove materially ao vantageous. But ttii-, interest is at present overpowered by the combined influence of the abolition fanatics and the gr at East lu'dia interests, so that there is very lit* j tie probability o.' 11 liberal anil advantageous commercial treaty for a I?nR time to come. Proceedin? then, from this the Pr.^sio'ent takes such grouui in relation to th<* relations *>t the United !?t:ue? and Great Britain as Monror .took in a former day; and the announcement of which will create a great sensation in Europe, art d probably 110 smill excitement here. How the Honse of Representatives an d Senate may receive this is very doubtful. But in relation to t!i 3 Oregon Territory, a very different Mate of tlun.zs exists. It will be recollected that tiie bill tor taking possession paused th? Senate, anJ. by mere accident, wds lost in the Houset This question interests the we6t, und >a very popular thwe, and it is not nnlikely that some union between il .. .1 ihe south, so as to embrace the Texas question, be in id", and thus both MOMTMbe carried. , In th it event. we would be placed in a very cnti- < cal position with reflect to England and other foreiin powers?almost, indeed, directly in a warlike attitude. A'l these movements, however, whatever may be the result, have l?een brought about by the negligence of the English government, or their igno- , r mce of the institutions of this country, rather ' bmii cause- combined, and aided by the infv.l?ecility J of Mr. Everett and the ridiculous notions ^'hich ? prevail in England relative to the institution* J v i* *rv in the south All these points gi\e to th*. i ' l're^iJent's Mr?ige and the action ot the next 1 Con/i-t-s peculiar interest and importance. Re- V, - I't-- of th? most mom*ntous character with re- ? t to thi.< uountrv and Englund are, we are pel- ? " u I I it hind. We m iv be on the eve of a en- *' . it oo distant dar, wiD precipitate the s iQ'o < i lli.-i'>n t-ill ot di-aster and suf- , fering to both. 1 j'.ir.< 4L Movxmf.iti.?Political movenv nts of w nn ?wus srem to increase In this city (he Amer- Jj ica'i Republicans are quite busy?carrying every o - s before them?? ? the rrport of another great n meeting in the Eighth Ward Th* Whigs of New ? York are utterly patallyred and confounded at the* doing , ;md the locofocoe stare In Philadelphia, g i, < J: iy yirty has commenced the content for the 1 pr m J- icy, by organizing: committers *n>l genera' j * movement*?Jenounnog iVpudiation and locofoco-I I -rn?i?re the Clay party are overwhelmed and t 5 overcome by the Natives an.i cannot move ai all. t 11 a diort time the whole country will be <tlive J vith politic*) movements ! i iv. it i im <m'tvf.r at La*t.? We j ?.(] i.-'jnd that ( apum Robert Tyler intends !? i Wellington ?M>n, and to |?r;irtice law in 1 I'liU'l'lpliia John C. Spencer :md the voune i i i i>ui I r*>t agree in the doiniestir jwilicy nl * t i iwrninent?limce the change Who wil' , v >un* C.iptft'in'e place we have noi hearc 1 i| Mr. Tvson arj tnttrim. J Movements of lttt American Krpublican Parly. ? Third Want. Tl*re waa a glorious muster on Wednesday evening, in this ward, at the Croton Fount, No. 215 Greenwich street. After some prelim.Uury proceeding!-, Mr. Cook, of the Fourth ; Ward, being called for, made his appearance, and favored his friends with u couple ol pai triotic songs. The Hon. M<jsls H. Gkinell, was then introduced to the meeting by the President. Mr. (?., after the cheering with which he was welcomed had subsided, addressed the meeting, as follows:? Oentlemen?1 hare not come amongst you thin evening for the purpose r>f taking any part in your proceedings ; but I have come here tilled w ith that spirit winch is really and truly American. Icame not here to propose any thiiigg whatever; but solar us 1 understand the constitution ol this Association, it has my molt cordial approbation. (Cheers ) I came here because 1 ftad both wings and democrats?(Cheers.)?I came here, bccausel find something aUfve mere party consideration. (Loud cheers ) 1 came here to see and to carry out the great principles w hieh > ou have engaged to carry out; and if in the heat of my expressions, 1 should bear too strongly either ujkjii the wuigs or the democrats, 1 trust they will forgive me (Cheers ) What I say comes warm lrom the heart, and what 1 do say, 1 am ready to stand by and go for \ou have sat up a principle that stands above party intrigue, therefore let us go on and stand by these principles, without being influenced by' the principle* of either of the two great contending parties.? if you only remaiu firm to your present principles, in the end, you must be victorious, (loud cheers.) And when the spring election comes, and calls upon you to perform your duty in the selection of a candidate--let the iiuestion'be?Is he capable' Is he faithful to the laws of the landf Is he an American J (a voice-that's it.) Take those individuals to represent you?that will stand before the scorn of either party?whether in public or private life. No matter how humble lie may be, if he is only capable?if he is only faithful. (Cheers ) All that I tear in this matter is, that some, if not most ol us, may incline to one or the other of the two great factions; and thereby create u division Gentlemen, keep cluar of them? let this be a battle of merit and merit only. Redeem this city from the hands in w hich it is now placed, and put it into the hands ol individuals, who are A mci icans by birth and Americans in principle. With .egard to foreigners, I have no prejudice against them, God knows. I w ould be ever ready to open my pocket in their behalf; but when it comes to the question of holding an office of honor or trust, there I must place my veto?(tremendous applause.) Ves, I cay, that 1 would ever open our hands to receive foreigner* from every soil.and when thus receiving them, I would have them remember that the soil is our*? (cheers) Mr President, 1 did not intend to say half as much as 1 have done ; but before 1 conclude my remarks, let me say, that as far as 1 can be of any service, in advancing the princiules of this nurtv.I shall most cheeifullv do my part. 1 came heir to work for your cause? (great applause) I would, however, say, beware, beware of treachery; for there ait'those belonging to either of the two great parties, w ho would endeavor to upset your principles Again and again, let it be echoed throughout your i ranks. 1 say lieu are, lest \ on he deceived, and that too, by those w ho profess to be your friends. I name it, not !>ecauae 1 could put in) linger nnouany such individuals Let the only question with you oe, a thorough change in your city government. Let the Presidential question alone. It has nothing to do. at present, with your principles. I shall then exercise my right, ond you may exercise yours. The ('residential question has' nothing to do with this important principle; confine yourselves to the great cause in which you have embarked, and success will inevitably crown your efforts. And it is beyond a question, that' when spring comes round, and you ha\ e selected capable, faithful and true Americans to* represent your inteiests. I shall give my vote for those men. Mr lirinnell then retired amidst deafening apapplause, and the meeting shortly afterwards adjourned. Fourth Ward. The American Republicans of the Fourth Ward assembled in all their glory last evening at the Shakespeare Hotel. The president, Joseph Hufty, Esq , having called the meeting to order, the minutes of last meeting, together with the constitution and by laws of the Fourth Ward Association were read and accepted. A committee of three , geutlemen were then appointed to drufl a series of resolutions which should express the sentiments of the meeting, and that Francis P. Furnald, Mr. Dingley, and Alfred Brewer, form that committee. Mr. Steward being introduced to the meeting, made a brief aud spirited address. _ Mr. Cook was then requested to favor the meeting with u song. \lr. C. after apologizing for being so green in the lusiness of singing in public, it being only the se;ond time thut he had appeared in a public meeting, snng his " Brother Jonothan," which was well received. A gentleman from Albany next addressed ..IV x.iuiig, .mil ?as U'liunru uy J ll lio mills, A'ttooe remarks drew forth continued hursts of a|>>lause. The committee appointed to draft resolulions expressing the sense of the meeting, presented the same, which were redd and unanimously idonted. Mi. X>e La Ree, being loudly called for?sung wo of his new and popular songs, which were received with the usual applause. The President next introduced to the meeting, Mr. Kalph, of Brooklyn, who addre*cd the meeting at considerable length in reference to the principle)* of the American Party and their present fl ittering prospects. He concluded amidst Ions continued cheer*. Mr. Cadwell, in compliance with a eall. fnvored the meeting with a song, " The American Star," not. however, without making considerable apology for his unfitness for the task. Jt may be here pro|>er to state, that in consequence ol the lateness of the hour, at which the meeting adjourned, we find it impossible to do any thin# like justice to the gentlemen who addressed this truly enthusiastic gathering. Klgbth Ward. The young, but strong and sturdy American Republicans, assembled last evening full fifteen hundred strong, at the immense hall of the Tivoli Saloon, corner of Varick and Charlton streets. The venerable Dr. Covei., was called to the chair, and George Yoi~ng, as his assistant. John M. De Groot and Henry B. Waumaker, were appointed secretaries. The meeting was then addressed by Messrs. Fenn and Woodruff, two popular shakers of the party, when the latter inuoduced Mr. Green of Indiana, who spoke as follows:? Mr rhairman and gentlemrn?Although I am not now a resident of your oily, yet I am a resident of the I'nited States, and in any thing that interests you at a l?dy also creates interest w ith me as an American. (Applause ) I believe a new era has dawned upon this nation, and that the time ha* now arrived when party Taction and foreign influence are both to be buried in one grave together. (Applause ) For a long time both parties have l>een to blame on this iubject?both have coaxed, wheedled and succumbed to the influence of adopted citizens, in order to make weight for their candidates, and thus have so tilled, so elated, and so bloated these men with an idea of their own importance, that in the end they have attempted to rule instead of aid in the rule of our "government. In the city of Cincinnati, this evil has recently grown no great, that no inan can tie elected there to any office unless Tie is either foreign !>oru or willing to truckle and bend fo the wishes of those who claim that birth. (Shame.) It docs my heart good, therefore to see a party organizing here to put down this influence, and'tench these men llkeir proper places as citizens and adopted Americans. (Loud applause) It makes mc feel ni though the time had arrived when I could say America i* till in tihe hands of her native sons, ami controlled by an American party. (Applause) It makes me feel as though I should soon see the branches of this party extended throughout the whole country, from north to south, from i*ast to Oie very Hoosiur State that I come from, (applause) carrying every thing before it, like the flood that swept loreign .influence fmm our land on the close of the revolution (< ?reat applause.) Yes, gentlemen, we hive intelligence ?uough among ourselves?virtue enough, honesty eiiough and to spare, without the aid of the subjects of 1 any Kuro/iean power to guide us. When (ien. Jackson I passed through this city some years since, I was here, and I then isw evidences that satisfied my mind of the lack j >f intelligence that often times make* itself evident among >ur adopted population. Among a crowd of some four i lundred Irishmen,all of whom were armed with shillelahi, s-as one great, stout, big-flsted fellow, who as I paasedhivi, favea pounce and a jump some fix feat into the air, and, :oming down, mashed his stick upon the pavement and ihouted at the top of hi* voice, " Hurra, hurra, three :heers for king Jackson, the hero of Waterloo.'1 Here su a specimen of this man's intelligence, as he did not mow,from his expression, whether we had elected old 'ickory as President on made him king?(laughter and ' lause)?and such men are to be put up as the ruler* of ublic officer*. and we must all truckle to them to ob;tjn eir votes and influence. 'Tis time these thing* were , hang** al*' thank <rod the time ha* now arrived when 1 i win b?v"h"nfed. and that effectually? (cries of "yes,we ! rill that ") 1T>e foreign population will make great oposition t.T th**e proceedings?they will cry proscription nd onnna *iort. They w ill say they have done our dirty \ rork, and it i" mo more than lair that they *hould enjoy I lie apoil* of aOice with na. But have doue with thein- -let hem organizv hy themaelve*, if they don't like your mode f doing huein>*M. *n<* ***' what a pretty dhow they'd jake in your cit.v?(laughter and applause.) Onlv think 1 fit Let them *t?'rt ont?nominate their ticket* for the >pnng contest and k'<ea/l them "Foreigner* Nomination*." nJ where would thev he ? Why, behind, far iind in every ward ih tbi* city, in every town in thia Hate, in every hamlet thia Union (Loud apnlaute ) The blood will flow when the knife ii drawn? the fl?*h fill tear when the pincer* rfve ; ;tnd how i* It to be cupped that lleih an l blood?American flesh and blood?can nnger utand the oppre**ion that it ha* mbmitted to for rear*? (Applaune) Will foil xtand it longer ? (< rie? r> no, no ) Veil, and that c?v will be reiponded to from h?g. ''at valley of the in tone* of thunder hat wlii 'hake Pope Gregory'* foundation on hi* Italian hrune, till reverberation of tlr' *e*en hills will caution hini to UUr, ar? of bin own houxehold and not molent or ?*cite America,/in^'jmation. (OrO* ?|>pleuee.) Ve?, a Kent movement baa ,] 'ought thH matter home to ill?a movement' calculate:'' to awaken, to etartlt ind excite the keenest aaXtCty in the mind of nery man who claim* the nam't* pf wm I he claim* it onlv by adoption-# mora """1* * * ime and in a place that should hat* been too k""" lor inch purpojea- a movement that will ever *t?k.d M " itigma against those who contemplated or nchicV' jt Ui, gentlemen.in that *??cred Hall, that cradle ofLibrt\ v l.-rethe dearest and brightest gem* of thia nation have "red forth their aparkltng sentiment* of pare **d unel i toyed American tuiti ioUstn - w here Liberty h?rs?lf wm uursed in swaddling clothe*?then*, there, was sent up from voices yiu) .wiiyUl blacken any cause shouts of applause, and approbation in favor of Pope Urrffory, the king of Popery, Irish Hepeal and 0~i onnell beggary ?(i builder* of applause, w hich w ere reiterated until tbe house shook lrom the raiders to the basement) Long has it lieeu the practice for many of our Irish emigrants. as. soon as lauded on our shores, to cast their eyes about for tii office, and it is but a few yean since, when 1 lived in this city, a geniua of this sort, who hail succeeded Hi getting to be the driver of a corporation cart, immediately wrote home, informing his live brothers to come out at once, as he had hardly landed t>efore he had got nice and snug into a good fat office. (Laughter.) Let this w ork be stopped?allow- none of them to hold a place, from the Corporation to the President ?and see if we cannot govern ourselves much better, and with more honor to our country, and prosperity to our people. (Tremendous applause.) All you hate got to do is to cut j ourselves clear from both parties ?take advantage of their faults and errors, and the country will sustain you. Volt will triumph as the lobster did over tbe fox, (voice?how was that 1) I'll tell you 1 how it ? as?a fox and a lobster agreed to run a race the money was put up, the judges were selected? the S-ound chosen, and the day fixed. They both started at e worJ go?the Fox on the lead, but as he passed, the lobster caught him by the tail and held on. The lox boanded off w ith great speed, and coming to the scratch ! gave a jump and u twirl and threw the lobster ahead on the race before he was aware of his effort. Loekinr bark. I lie called out for the lobster, when to his astonishment lie ' found that he .hud been outwitted w ith all his cunning ' and speed So it w ill l>e with any party that undertakes to ' run ahead of you?catch them by the tail?hold 011 to j their errors and evil doings, and you will he sure to timl yourself fluug so far ahead.-that day light will be between you a long distance?(great applause, amid which Mr. Green took his seat) Three cheers were then given for "the Hoosier." A letter from Thomas Phenix, lute District Attorney of thiscity, was read, in which he avowed his attachment to the principles of the party, hut declined addressing the meeting on account of im- [ portant business. Here followed loud cries for "Hopper," "Whitney," "He La Ree," and other*, when Mr. Whitney came forward and made a few remarks, which were followed with some excellent patriotic singing, and the meeting adjourned with some enthusiastic cheers for reform in the city government, and success to the Young Babe of America. Annual Dinner of the St. A ndrtw'i Society at the City Hotel last evening. The annual dinner of this benevolent Society took place last evening at the City Hotel. About one hundred gentlemen sal down to dinner, which was served up in Christie and Jennings' best style. The wines were of the choicest brands, and afforded unqualified satisfaction. The following was the excellent bill of fare:? BILL OF FARE. FIRST COURSE. Sores. Kisii. Grern 7\irtle Soup. Stewcl B'k Fi?h, Wine Sauce. Pot at!) a lajulitnne Broiled B>s?,? 1? Mutd'Hotei. Boiled Salmon Trout, lobster since. SECOND COURSE. Cold Dishes. Roasts. Boned Turkey, in Jellv. Roast Sirl- in Bref. Boned Chickca, Grenada, do. " Saddle Mul'on Ovaters, Asuic, do. " Saddle Venison. Cliick-u "alail. " Lirded Turku's. Ornamented Ham?. " Mooae. Boildi.d Leg of Mutton, Caper Sauce. " Turkey, Oj-?ter Sauce. " Chicken*, Celery Sance. " Call'* He?d, Pickle S.nce. Scoich H giis. Stewed Tenapins. Entrbei. Fillet d'btruf aux truffles. Snlmi At Perdreau. Pate de Pigeont. au champagne. ypi-au-vtm aux Huitres. Riz de Veal, a la satue tomatr. Cdtelettet de Monton, en papillott. Fricnndeau aux cpinardi. Pigeon * aux netits poit. Cmellts de I'tau augratin. Timlialle de Macaroni. Filet de Poulet, glace. Can-ird aux Otiret. Uuitrei au Gratin. Jardinier dr. Gikitr. THIRD COUR9K. Uami . Koaat Larded l'atr'dge*. Koa*t C'.inras< Back Ducks. " Wild Tmkiu.. " Wildliooie. " Braudt. _ _ " QuaiU. Fried Oys'er*. FOURTH COUR8F.. Pajtry. Apple P ie*. I. Iiarloite Ku.x , O run mental. I Mince P,es. .Alin'd Blanc Mange.rofe coLr. Pe.tch PaHa. Kruit Jelly, Jelly PalT>. Maraschino Jelly. Cr-tiibeiry Pie*. Bandy Peache*. 1 rnameKted Sponge Cake*. Maraschino B'auc Mange. ' ie.im Kim. vUruaineuted Cicam Co>tard?. Plain Puadiuga, Bluing. Pyramid*. Chin-'?e Temple. _ Spanish Macaroni. 1 Ornamental Pyiamidf. 'J einple Pyramid*. Cocuacut Candy. (Gothic Temple. Jumble Mactixiui. Kisiet Pyramid. FIFTH COURSE. Fruit. Madeira Nuta. Oriute*. Roiiin*. Prune*. Hickory Nut*. File*. Almond*. Ai>ule*. Mal.<ica Grape*. Leinon Ice Ciram. Vanilla ( ream. The Chair wit* occupied bj Richard Ikwin Esi|., President of the Society, amrted by John J. Palmer and Adam Norria,?fiqe..a8 Vice Presidents.? Before dinner and between the courses, Mr. I>uke. ihe c elebrated performer on the bag-pipes, played several Highland airs in beautiful style, promenailmff thi1 riuiiii in full Hifflilmirl i nsluiop Amnncst the invited guents we noticed His Honor the \layor, and the Presidents of the various bister Societies. After the cloth was removed Brace was pronounced by the Kev. I)r. McLeod, the Chaplain of the Society, and The Chairman rose and called on the company to fill for the first regular toait. He made a few very eloquent remarks on the exalted character and objects of the society?spoke of the substantial good which it had been instrumental in extending to those who in the mysterious dispensation of Providence, had been reduced to wantana concluded by reminding his brother members of the duty of continued and increased exertion in the holy work of chHrity, which was twice blessed?blessing him that gave as well as him that received. (Applause.) ' The day, and ail who honor it."* Drank with great applause. (Jcm?"Hail Smiling Morn,'' by Messrs. Maynard, .Vlassett, and Loder, and in excellent style. The next regular toast was ' The Land o' Cakes." Mr. CunRHt'on was then called on by the Chair for a song, and gave in his own admirable style?" The ?pot where 1 wal born"?which elicited loud and continued applause The Chairman next gave?" The land we live in." Drank with all the honors. Air?" Hail Columbia." The Chairman then rose and said?The naxt regular toast is one which needs nothing to commend it to your warmest enthusiasm. There is something so irresistibly attractive in the very name of the youthful Vi?toria? (Tremendous applause)?that it is ouly neccssary to announce it in your hearing to awaken all your most rapturous respect and affection?(Renewed cheers.) Why so it seems to be all over the world. When she set her foot on the shores of F*rance, that gallant nation rose as one man to erect her? (Cheer*)? and even the staid inhabitants of the Netherlands could not contain themselves forjoy when she appeared amongst them?(Great applause ) A ad if her steam yacht were to make its appearance some bright mornincr in our beautiful liav. and bis Honor the Mayor were to get notice of it, what'a tremen- I (lout sensation the announcement on our bulletins it would I make?(Laughter and great applatiM-) Why, 1 verily f believe, that the apparition of tni* " Fairy queen'' would j Iw mora dangerous to Rcpublicanitm than if all the crowned monarch* of the old world were to unit* in unholy alliance agaimt the Union ?(Thunder* of applauae.) (ta-11 tli-mcn, 1 give yoa, "The Queen"-drank with three timi'i three, and a ?toim of enthuiiastic applause. " <Jod *ave the queen." The next regular toa*t wa* The President of the | United States." fJrank with nil the honor* and (mail en- | | thiisianm. I , Mu*ic?A very melancholy chaunt, which we did not , \ recollect ever before to have heard. The Chairman then laid?The highest genius the world ever produced could not add any thing to the glory of the name* I am about to mention. 1 give you? ' Wallace and Bruce !" Mr. Cliki nrc.it *ang that glorious lyric; "Draw the word. Scotland," with great spirit and effect, although quite unexpectedly called on by the chair. The next regular toaat wa??"The Parish School* of Hcotland?the modest but efficient source* of her moral and intellectual distinction." (ji.ru? The Chairma* then,after a lew eloquent remark*,on the hoipitality of the city of New York, *aid he and hi* brother* of the St. Andrew'* Society felt a true Knickerbocker interest in the prosperity, grandeur and intelligence of the metro|>oU* of the Krapire State. (Cheer*) lie would nay now, hut a* the Mayor wa* there he wa* afraid that hi* , remark* might bo con?idcred too personal ? (a laugh)? he would, therefore, merely add, that to bin Honor, the Society (?ave a hearty Highlander welrone (Great applause.) The Chairman then mvo: "The Mayor and ! City of New York."' Drank with tremendous applause | Out*?'"Mynheer Van Duynk." Hii Ho^oh thi: Mavor rose and said : Mr. President and Gentlemen, I thank >ou inoit cordially for the honor you have done me?thoufflt a* I have no olten been railed on to make the name acknowledgment at your festive board, , the phrase sounds very much like a plagiarism. (Cheers.) I know that the attention paid to mc grow* out of an at- I tachment to the city of your adoption, and which is worthy of your regard. (Applause.) But (till 1 feel that I ahould do myself an injustice were I not to say that I know that there are many individuals here who are pleased to have the humble person who addresses them. j amongst them. (Great applause ) I would be strangely constituted indeed,if the light of foreigners thus collected around a festive board,to celebrate the anniversary ol a no- ! hie charitable institution did not give me pleasure (cheers) Independently, gentlemen, of the pleasure* I personally njoy at this beard, allow me to say, that tne stirring strains of the bagpipe, whieh have resounded through the room, have awakened recolleetions which carry me b?ck to the dayN of my boyhood?to .1 certain small, insignificant room in the country, where I first opened the book r.nnifiininit inc nimorj 01 nr?u#nu wnerr i nni rn?n mr incomparable novel* of Sir Walter Hcott?the poem* of Hcott??nd the *on*? of Burn* (graat applaiine.) The prenent iicene recall* that joyotii period, and recall* the excited feeling* of the hoy no carried awny hy what ha read, that he became himself identify 1 w ith the land thin
dencribed, and beheld in the per*onage? of the ftory? tho?e whom he could hardly holp regarding aa hi* own countryman, (Cheer*) when the >*ok wu clo*ed, I ' can well recollect the ditappointment awakened by the < conviction that I had no right to claim kindred with the I t .ird* and heroe?, who?e name* will live fur ever In the i , aft of Rent land'* hiatnry. Appla'n.i, Thl? night the name feilingi bate been excitod. 1 can hardly admit the conviction (hat I am not a Scotchman?that all tha patriotic farting 1 have witnessed waa not called forth for my own, my native laud?(applause ) If in my breaat xucti feeling* have been awakened, which must lie the ' strength and wanuth ol thoaa which now animata your i lireaata.'? (applause.) Gentlemen, 1 giva you?"Kacol- 1 tion?the livat ingredient ol praaent enjoyment.''?(Drank 1 with great applause ) 'I lie no*t toast was?"Tha roetry and Music of Scotland " Then camc the next regular tout in honor of the Sister ' Societies. Mr 1 inson, I resident of the St. George's Society?Mr Uaeburn. of the St Patrick's?Mr. Fabej, of tha (ternian Society?Alderman Benson, of tne St. Nicholas, and Mr. Simeon Draper, of the New England Society, returned thanks iu In-half their respective Societies. dirmcinwtludtt Golden, Esq., President of the St. David's Society. in returning thanks, related with much feeling,a very interesting anecdote of a Scottish gentleman named Ogilby, of eood education and highly respectable connexions, who, driven by misfortunes from his native land, sought refuge in Virginia, and was a frequent visiter at his (Mr. r.'s) father's house, where by his eloqence and merit he made a deep impression on the members of the family. He was in the habit of reciting some piece's of his own composition, nnd one of them he (Mr. C.) would beg to give as a substitute for a speech. Mr. Golden then recited with great feeling, and most im nected with "wife, children, and friends," whose quaint but impassioned tone and tvle, made a deep impression on the w holo company. This recitation was indeed the gem of the evening, and elicited enthusiastic applause. The next regular toast was?"Honest men and boiwie lasses." Draiilc with appropriate enthusiasm. Glee?"Here's a healtl to all good lasses" Then came the last regular toast? " Let care and sorrow never fash, But mirth and joy be wi' us a'. CJi.ee " Glorieus Apollo." The Chairman then read a letter of apology from CJor. Bouck, with the following sentiment?" May native and adopted never be disunited?their only rivalship which may best serve their country." This w!as received with much applause, and drank with great enthusiasm. Mr. Kobert Choikey was then railed on for a song, and gave " The Bonnets Blue." This is eu admirable Scottish lyric, written by the late Rev. Or. Stewart, of Liverpool, and as sung by Mr. f roakey, elicited tremendous applause. The Cmairma* then,after an eloquent tribute, and one as truthful as eloquent, to the virtues, patriotism, and integrity of the late I'residentof the Society, gave " The Memory of John Graham?an honest man, the noblest work of God"?drank in solemn silence. James Wr.THEtsroo*, Esq., after a few appropriate remarks. gave " The health of the Ex-President of the,Society." Hi'oh Maxwell, Esq., returned thanks. He alluded in a very happy manner to the description in the "Heart of Mid Lothian," of the interesting interview between the Duke of Argyle and Jeanie Deans. The sisterly love and devotion of that heroine in humble life, were mauiiested with such thrilling effect, that the Duke replied, "My heart must ever warm to the tartan." Such was the sentiment so lx;autifully depicted hv Sent! which avap Animator! i<vi>rv ftr.Atfhm&n. Ha i would give u* a tout : "The Scottish emigrant?may his heart ever warm to the tartan !" (Applause.) DavidS. Kennedy, K?<i. alio returned thanks in a very neat speech, and paid a warm tribute to the merits of a highly respccted member of the Society absent in Kurope. Mr. VVki hkrspoon then xang in fine style, "Take your auld cloak about ye," which was received with much applause. Dr. A. C. Castle then gave "The Peasant Bard of Scotland, Robert Burns?his memory will be cherished while the human heart has a chord to res]iond to the touch of genius." .Mr. Albert [Beru here favored the company with an overture on the piano, which he excuted in very excellent style. Dr. J. A. Hoi'ston gave?"The daughters of Kve?our arms their defence ; their arms our reward." (Drank with great applause.) A number of other sentiments were given? many excellent songs sang?and the festivities kepi up with the greatest spirit to a late hour. Great credit is due to Mr. Wetherspoon and the other stewards for the admirable manner in which the entertainment was got up. It was, indeed, an occasion of great enjoymentj and proved that the Sons of St. Andrew, inSTew lork, know well how to create and relish the pleasures of the festal board. Progressof Irish Kei'ealin the United States. ?The movements of the Repealere in this country are singular enough. Ia Philadelphia there are two associations, who are <juite at loggerheads. In Boston one portion has gone over to the abolitionists,in obedience to (he mandate of his Holiness the Pope ind Dan O'Connell. In other parts of the countrv the same divisions and differences have occurred In this city terrible efforts have been made to prevent any open rupture. It must soon come, however, as some of the Repealers are beginning to look very savagely on the movements of the new part) lust stalled into existence here?the American Republicans. In the case of a conflict in that quarter, however, the Repealers would be completely annihilated. In the South there is but one sentiment? that of universal indignation and detestation against the officious interference with our institutions, on the pari of the Pope and Daniel O'Connell, his fugleman in Ireland, which will burst ont one of these days with tremendous violence. We believe thai this Hull of the Pope and O'Connell's insulting letters und addresses, will inflict more serious injury on the progress of Catholicity, and the peace and comfort of the Irish people than any thing which hat ever taken place since our Independence was declared. Movement of tile Aboi.itiomsts ?A gentleman named Maybin has declined the appointment ol agent for Massachusetts, to look out for the interests of her colored citizens arrested in New Orleant without any charge of crime. He declines, on the ground that his duties as a citizen of Louisiana would not permit him to discharge the function* of the office. Co). B. F. Hunt, of Charleston, S. C., declines the agency for that port, for similar reasons. Ot r Minister ro China.?The Hon. Mr. Crushing was at Suez on the 20th of .September awaiting the arrival of the steam packet irom Bombay. British Consci,.?WTm. Mure has been recognised as Consul of <Jreat Britain lor New Orleans. Oi.f. Bi ll's thirti Night.?This gjvat violinist appears for a third time at the Park to-night. As usual, there will ben rush. Theatrical. The Ki.ssi.ers' Benefit.?The benefit and last appearance of these distinguished performers takes place tbil evening. In addition to their performance in the Herenlei of Brittany, they al?o exhibit a ?eries of the most extraordinary feats of strength and gymnasia. After dances, Sir. b\ Miss Kallia, the pretty spectacle of the Pretty <?irls of Stillburg will be performed, and a new feature tn the history of this housu will open in the tint appearance of Mr. Philips, a comedian of rare power*; who, Iter a Ion* absence and travel, make* hit first bow to a New York audience. The part he ha* chosen in that ol Dclph in " Family Jan"?one which no actor of the pre- j cut age can approach him in. Mr. P. is likeVise gifted with musical powers of an extraordinary order of excellence. and the nudience should not fail of calling for songs j of which he has an abundance in store. We may, during 1 the engagement of Mr. Philips, look for the production of . the Comedy of Krror*. which the contoany if now capa- | hie of doing in first nite style. Vlr. Palmer may expect a ; crowd at tne box office during the day. I Nielo's.?Recollect kind nanas mid mammas. 1 that there will be a grand Day Performance at 2 I j'clock on Saturday afternoon. (Ireat and grand will lie ' [he exertions of Id rid en, 3 ?'town* and the treble Band of 1 Music, The place* ought to be secured immediately. j ( tenfrat, Tom Thumb.?This extraordinary and beautiful man in miniature has determined to Hail for London in the packet of the first of January.? Our ttansntlanfic friends can form some idea of this charming I Lilliputian, when we state, that although ' lie long since got. his growth, he now stands but : twenty-five incites high and weighs only fifteen i pounds. He is very handsome, perfect in his pro ! portions, lias bright blue eyes, rosy cheeks, is hearty, manly and graceful, and the happiest little fellow we ever saw. He hns been visited by nearly I half a million of persons in America, and has been feted by many families of the first distinction. He is so graceful, so pert, so intelligent, and withal, so wonderfully diminutive, that all who see him are charmed with him at once, and his visits to all our ; cities have necessarily been so many sisnal triumphs. He will undoubtedly visit Queen Victoria unn be received with marked attention by all the nobility of Europe. He intends visiting Paris, Edinburgh, &c. before his return, ann particularly Dublin, where he means to challenge O'Cnnnell, ! and do justice to Ireland. He will also call upon the Queen at Buckingham Palace. " National Sojigs"?Dedicated to the Officers of the Army and Navy.?We have just received from the fashionable establishment of Atwill, 201 Broadway, a beautiful collection of Songs, eAlosed in a pretty envelope, tastefully fastened with rib bons and embellished with national emhle ms, battles by sea and by land?the head of Washington, Capitol, fee.., &? ?forming one of the most appropriate presents tliat the season has produced. Every American lady will surely be proud in knowing her folio contains these six national songs?No. 1, isthe beautiful song by f Jen. Morris, of " Land of Washiuffton;** * gein so rich, that for itself, the whole collection should be purchased?"Hail Columbia," "Huzza for Columbia," "Star *pangl?d Banner," "Our Flag is There;" and the new version of Yankee Doodle as written by <Ven. Morns, which the Hutchinson family sing every nignt with rapturous applause. The music is admirably arranged for the Piano,by Francis H. Brown, a young Ameri i nn, well qualified for the task. We invite our inusicnl readers to call and examine this first attempt lo collect and arrange tb^Natinnnl Songs of America Tmkatjucal and Mi sue a t??The great star m.the musical firmament here is Ole Bull; he has made he greatest hit in this country since the duys of Malibran and Elsaler. All the other great musicians have been quite cast in the shade. Artot, a very great artist?Wallace, a most distinguished violini*?and Vieux Temp*, who has just arrived, and of whom fame speaks so highly, are all here; but Ole Bull only is talked about. His genius, wonderful enthusiasm and skill, have triumphed over every thing. His two nights at the Park were tremendous, and his last one (to-night,,) will be eauallv crowded. I In ... gives a few concerts there, returns here ?or a night or two, and then goes south. He does not visit Boston (ill his return from the south next summer. Macready wan at Boston by the last accounts; he took his benefit on Wednesday night Inst. During l his engagement of ten nights the receipts were $8000, of which Mncready probably received the half. He soon goes south. We doubt whether his tour will prove as successful as he anticipates. The rage for music seems to swallow up every thing. Forrest, Wallack, and all of the great acj tors of the legitimate drama, except Macready, are unable to collect a decent house. Ginti Damoreau, and Artot, have gone to Philadelphia, from thence they go south. The Chatham, Olympic, and Niblo's Equestrian troupe, are doing well. The Bowery continues to retrograde. Theatricals ave somewhat reviving as business improves. But the tiste for music grows rapidly, and no doubt we shajlsoon have a good opera here. The season for it is ripening. It is rumored that a new theatre will speedily be erected on the site at present occupied by Washington Hall. It is to be under the auspices of Mr. Wallack, and would undoubtedly entirely remove the sceptre from the Park. "Italian Opera Companv.?It appears that this Company have been unsuccessful again in Phila' i .i.?. .1... ....... ueipilia. an* IIIUI ill utc ucdi fan ui mc .itarun, being obliged 10 shorten their engagement in consequence. The reason of their non-success throughout the Union is obvious, viz: the insufficiency of the Company and the entertainment oftered the public ; and ' without a re-organization they will never obtain success. In the first place, the female department must be strengthened, and another bass added who can give opera buffo, so that buffo and seria may be presented alternately to the public. For opera buffo, we have De Begnis, the favorite buffo at the Italian opera in London; and as prima donnas Mrs. Sutton and Castellan. Let De Hegnis take the management of the opera buffo, and Signor Valtellina the opera seria, and with such a cast the opera will be equal if not superior to any Italian trou|>t> that has been in New York. We hear that Palmo's Theatre will be finished by the first of January, and that it will ! be arranged expressly for operas. Does Mr Palmo intend to open with the Company now at Philadelphia! If so, he may rest assured of the greatest failure that has ever taken place in the theatrical way in New York. Let him look i about him in time, and make such arrangements, through some one accustomed to management, that will combine the whole talent now in New York to give a series of operas, bufto and seria, which will be a species of musical tournament in which each rtiar will Kfriv>> fnr Hiirwrinritv. Very Good.?Now that Ilamdtn & Co. intend to run to New Orleans twice a month, we are sure of a mail from that city every other week. This is something. Globe Hotel?Table d'Hote.?Blancard of the Globe Hotel has commenced a table d'hote at five o'clock?see his advertisement- The elegance and style withwhieh Blancard gets up his tables, puts us in mind of ihe Hotel ties I*rincet in Paris. Blancard is a genius in his profession. CO-THK SPLENDID TRIUMPH OK THE AMERIcan .Museum, is owing entirely to the tact and talent displayed in the management. So place presents to at. ractive a bill as this ; none offers so many novelties, 01 jives so good entertainments, and yet the price of admis.ion it only 25 cents. To-morrow will be a great holiday there, for ladies, families, schools, Jtc. General Tom Thumb will amuse thousands of little ones with his facetious songs, dances, jokes, &.c., and the performances which take place at 3 and 7 o'clock, 1'. M , will aflord rare sport, as the Mechanical Figures, Tom Thumb, Miss .iBiinon, &- lie appear. Indeed, no pains or expense will be spared to amuse and interest all, of every growth and capacity. &7-THE UNPARALLELED SUCCESS OK PEALE'S Museum of late, must be attributed to the unequalled attractions put forth. Madam Adolph, the fortune teller, has plenty of business throughout the day and evening, and at each performance the Saloon is crowded with the most delighted audience. Misses Rosamond and Adair, Cerito, and the Ethiopian characters, Hoyt and Lintou, give a moil capital entertainment. To-morrow afternoon a grand entertainment will be Riven for the gratification j of the younger branches of families. C9-ORKAT REDUCTION.?MR. GOLDSMITH, of I HO Broadway, han reduced hi* terms for instruction in Penmanship to only Two Dollars. Double Entry Book Keeping to Five Dollars. See advertisement in the Herald. ANOTHER WORK BY EUGENE SUE.?We have seen the proof sheets of a work by the author of "the Mysteries of Paris," which surpasses his former works "like mad." The furor for his works ii not abated, but increases " with violence,'' as medical men say. At the same time we have seen and what is more palpable to > the sense, felt and experienced the happiest vtt'ects from a trial of a new article got up for a substitute of Shaving Soaps?we allude to ' The Tubetose Shaving ('.ream, invented and sold by 1'halon. whose celebrity in his superior Ventilating Gossamer Wigs, is a sure guarantee of its eiccellcnee. We are assured by a friend, on whose judgment we can rely, that it is equal to Guerlain's Ambrosial Cream, and if afforded at one-third the price. Its qualities are highly commended for its softening influence on the heard, allaying any irritation caused by the cold weather acting on a tender face. That none may fear it is not all that is claimed for it, he otters a trial to every one at his Uair Dressing Saloon, vil4 Broadway,(opposite St. Paul's.) Sold in Philadelphia, by O. B. Zeiber & Co. Also, , Pennsylvania Avenue; Boston, 13 Court street, BraJnard fcCo. tfij hiir.nAni i it--r.n.? 11m moM inviting short that is laid on our tabic weekly is the Philadelphia Saturday Courier. This Journal deserves a more extended notice than our limits will admit, yet we cannot suffer ourselves to pass it by without commending it cordially to head* of families as the best moral and intellectual paper in this country. It is a welcome visiter to the fireside circle in forty thousand families, who wait its weekly coming as anxious as the gourmand does his dinner. To speak of it* merits separately, (pursuing the simile) would be like giving an account of a feast iu detail?roMt beef, turkiesand chickens, with on entree of w oodcock, pheasant, partridge and snipe, with ajlessert of pudding and wine sauce. But the intellectual "Bill of Fans" presented weekly for the low price of sixpence, or $"1 a year, is the acme of newspaper enterprise. Thosft v/ho think we are fulsome in praise of this journal, have only to acan its contents and be satisfied it is merited. One or more beaufnl wood ruts ndorn its pages. Hold by J. A. Tattle, at No. ti Ann street, at 6 cents?$4 per 100. THE UNCLE HAM, Boston : Williams, 1'iiblisher.? This spirited sheet gives its readers an highly amusing original Sermon by . In saying it ia tut grnerii in all that is piquant, rich und racy, we are forcibly roininded by the frequent cramps we nxperience in the side from laughing over the witty sayings which are inter. "I? ? wireugM in V..-I1 uuiiini < uiuinn*. .1 wr ujr Professor lugraham, one ol the most prolific, writer* of the day. adds to it* merit*, and is thrown in by way of solid food to the sauce within. "Kvery body reads it." So we Khali conclude by saying the price in only 3 red cent* per copy ? $'2 per 100 to those who ?ell again. J. A. Tuttle, Agent, 6 Ann ?t. N. Y. Q&- WORMS, WORMS, WORMS.?They kill children by hundred*, when the cau*e in never impacted, the sufferers never dreaming that these peiti are doing all the mischief. When the breath i* oft'encive, and there in much picking of the none, grinding the teath during sleep, palenen aliout the lips, ?ith flushed cheek*, kc , theie are lymptom* which indicate the preience of worm*. Hherman'a Worm Lozenge* are a ipocific? tbev destroy them when all other mean* fail. Children will take them ea*y, and cry for more. They have been uicd in aver -ino.ooo cases, and alwayi with perfect ?'icceia. Dr. Sherman1* warehouse i* 100 Na**au street, Agent* ?110 Broadway, 10 A*tor Home; W7 Hudaon atreet; 1S8 Bowery; 77 K.ast Broadway; 8? William itreet; and 3 Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia. (ft/- RHEUMATISM.?Thousand* suffer with (hi* complaint, under the miitaken idea that it cannot be cured, when Ilewes'* Nerve and Bone Liniment, and the Indian Vegetable Klixir will certainly cure it. Proof positive of thi*. by reference to some of our first citizen*, who have been cured? 'il Courtlandt street i* the place to fine them, aud No. 3 North Fifth street, Philadelphia and ii Cornhill, Boaton. ftr?- YOU WITH CHAPPKD KLESH. ERUPTIONS andhrecklea, Ahoy !?To prove to you how excellent is this never failing remedy, made in the convenient form of soap, read thia teatimony from the wost scientific body in the word, tlie Medical Society of Paris; they say, "we consider M. Veaprini, its inventor, the greatest philanthropist of the age, and his Italian Chemical Soap a miracle and a wonder, in curing anv ernption, auch m pimples, freckles, blotches, scurvy, salt rheum, kc., and for changing the color of dark sunburnt or yellow skin to a healthy clearness, in and curing^chupued or tender flesh will prove a blessing to future ages. Tnis is true?it really is one of the most excellent and never-failing remedies ever formed by human hands. We advise all to try this. The only place in the city to get this genuine, is at the sign of the 1 American Kagle, Mrhatham.st., New York, for M)cent? a cake, or 139 Kulton st , Brooklyn - Also, Junes' Spanish , Lilly White, for making the skin of ladies white, clear and beautiful, and not injare the akin like common chalk, but | i(ive it a lifelike clear alabaster whiteness. Let ladiea give it.nne trial; price 9A cents. fHAY'S LINIMENT AND LIN'S "ALM OF j CHlNA.are warranted to cure any case of Piles or the mo ney shall be refunded. To be bad only at No. "J North fifth street, Philadelphia, or at 11 Courtlandt street. * BY TBK SOUTHERN MAIL. Ot>- Since our last rej>ort, Senator Tallmadge, of this Stair, and Representatives Uellett oi Alabama, Dean ot Ohio, and Jenks and M'Uvaine of aylvania have arrived at Washington. Wnatilngton [Corretpondence of the Herald.] Washington, Nov. 28, 1813. A quorum of the House is almobt already u[>on the ground, and the members of both branches continue to Hock in with every train. The whole rei?reyentation from the West is nearly collected; the experience of past years and the present favorable season, being sufficient inducements for an early and safe journey. Unusual iuterest is manifested in the election* of the Speaker, Clerk and Printer to the House. Mr. Wilkina, ofPennsylvania, has been here tor a weeK, ami is now tn<* most popular and lending candidate. II"the Democrats refuse to go into caucus, which the Buchanan and Calhoun sections insist upon, then Mr. W. will probably be the Speaker of the next Congress. In reference to the result of this whole struggle, a great deal will depend upon the informal organization. The Van Buren strength in the House is rising 80 votes, which is a majority of the other divisions of the party, and in caucus would necessarily secure every nomination. The friends of other candidates decline to adopt this system and wish to submit their men to the house proper for its suffrages. This upsets the entire practice of party machinery, and eventually places the selection in the hands of the Whigs. That is the choice between the rival aspirants in the Democracy. If the competing interests are firm in their adherence to their resoective nominations, the Whig party will have the power of effecting a triumph for either division it may momentarily coalesce with. Heretofore, the usage has been for the whigs, when as now, in a minority, to name their own man, and sustain him throughout. There are manv reasons .whv a different course will he adopted at the present tune, and why their votes will he used in a direction most likely to avoid their interests in the future. A compromise may be finally effected between the officers of Speaker and Clerk. Mr. Harris, a Van Uuren man, is umong the most prominent candidates for the last office, and it is thought the difficulties will be adjusted by the selection of Mr. Wilkins and Mr. Harris. The elevation of Mr. Wilkins will, undoubtedly, be a most unpleasant blow to a particular interest of the democracy, and out of it may spring the elements of a powerful combination against Mr. Van Buren, at tne Baltimore Convention ; in fact, such apprehensions as these give the main interest to thejpresent canvass. It is not fair, however, to spread out wild inferences, predicated upon events yet uncertain to happen. I shall, therefore, leave this matter for a uturelday. The "Printing" question assumes a serious and imposing aspect, such as the candidates at the seat of government had little anticipated. The impression has been made upon prominent and able members of the party, that the Globe has had a full share of its profits and perquisites, and that the time has come when others, equally meritorious, should receive some consideration at their hands, to this end. Mr. Bryant, of the Evening Post, has Seen induced to become a competitor, and from the present indications, his chances of success are in every way flattering. The Calhoun interest will start the Spec tator, wnicn must De aDanaoneu aner ine second or third ballut, and the contest inevitably settle down between Bryant and Blair <te Rives. No other issue will then be presented to the House, but a choice between men. which will leave all parties open to their own preferences. There is Very good reason to supfosetne Globe will be defeated; the capital of opposition invested at the outset, was of itself threatening, viz.: thirty-four Calhoun and eleven Buchanan votes. Add "to this more than half the delegation from New York, the whole delegation from New Jersey, the distrust and dissatisfaction which the late course of the Globe has engendered, and the elements of antagonism are visible as thev now stand at Washington; besides which, Blair ifc R ives are rich, which is a strong argument in favor of some new man. From present appearances, it is exceedingly doubtful, on what day the message will be delivered.? The organization will create unusual delay and difficulty, and 1 much fear whether the House will be in order for Executive communication before Wednesday. Circumstances, of course, may bring about j a different result. The President who has been indisposed for several days, is now convalescent Mr. Robert Tyler will leave Washington in March, to reside in Philadelphia, as a practising lawyer. He has all the elements of a popular advocate, and will, no doubt, be successful. Philadelphia. [Correspondence of the Henld.l Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 10 o'clock > Wednesday evening. $ Jambs g. Bennett, Esq.:? Dear Sir,? Captain Stockton's superb pilot line of railroad cars were crowded to-day with members of Con. gress, and others who are hastening on to Washington. Not a few of them stop here in Philadelphia to-night, at your friend Kay's United States ilotel, which, for aught I see, is as glorious now as it was when honor< d with the presence of the President of the United States. Mr. Raygives a magnificent dinner to-morrow to the St. Andrew's Society of this city?it will be in Mr. Ray's best style. There is but little news stirring nere. I have just met with several of the individuals who figured more or less at the notorious Mercer trial, last 9)>ring, and your readers will doubtless be interested, as I myself was, in learning what are the present fortunes of the prominent acton and friends in that celebrated tragedy. What I shull now add, therefore, will be something like the concluding chapter of your fashionable novel, a quasi posthumous account of dramatis prrton<r. First and foremost, then. Singleton Mercer, the hero of the tragedy, is, and has been for some time past, doing business for himself in a commission tore in Water street in this city. I cannot ascertain that h? is doing much business. He made several attempts during the last summer to apoear in first society at the Brandywine Springs ana othsr fashionable watering places, but either on account of the prejudice existing in the city pro|>er against the inhabitants of Soutnwark. where Mr. Mercer resides, or from some other cause, he does not appear to have beon s sstul. The fact is, the quiet, sober thinking chu.i ns of Philadelphia do n?t heritsite to say that he was unjustly, though legally, acquitted by the authorities of New Jersey. And , it is proper to add here, on credible authority, that there is already a great leaction of public sentiment in New Jersey in relation to that trial. Miss Sarah Mercer lives in Queen street with her parents, who endeavor to keep her very closely within doors. She is little known, and leiw thought of. Iler father, as ever heretofore,continues to be highly esteemed and respected by all parlies, without distinction. I am tola the expenses of the trial cost him about $5000. Peter A. Browne, Esq., ihe master spirit of the defence, lives in retired ease and elegance, reposing upon the laurels he has won, dividing the timo between his lectures upon the < )regon question, the study 01 geology, nna various oilier scienunc pursuits. II'- htis not appeared upon any legal trial since. By his art and management alone, he moved the |K)pulace of New Jersey to acquit Singleton Mercer. James C. Van Dyke, Esq., who was the legal adviser of the unfortunate Heherton, and who reluctantly consented to appear as the leading witness for the prosecution, is quietly and diligently pursuing; the practice of the law in Walnut street. He is a young gentleman of superior talents, of high promise, and already with an extensive practice, which is rapidly increasing. In relation to politics, the whig* appear perfectly confident that Mr. Clay will be tne next President: the democrats arc equally confident that they will eL?et their candidate, and both these parties vie with each other in despising John Tyler. Mr. Buchanan appears to be the popular candidate for the Presidency throughout this Stats, although in ccrtain districts Van Buren may be preferred. Both parties here seem to think that Buchanan is the only enndidate who can successfully compete with Henry Clay; a very.natural and harmless prejudice. They rnwjnt with advantage occasionally take a telescopic look over into the State of New York. In the matter of amusements, the Philadelphians are all agog to hear the wonderful Ole Bull; they have never been on such a tiptoe excitement to hitnr snu Mpfrtmi*r Vnura Atn S R ? *-?* ^imiiuvi wv. ... ? Philadelphia. (forregpondence of the Herald.) Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1848. Deputation of New York Firemen?Book St and Keeper Committed?Rioter Sentenced? fVh is? Meeting?Anniversary of Female Seamen Friend* Society? Destructive Conflagration?TheatricaJt? Houte broken into?Departure of the Princeton? Return?Meeting in relation to a reduction of Pottage?Weather. Ia.mks Gordon Bennett, Esq.:? I)eah Sir :? A deputation of gentlemen, members of the Columbian Engine Co. No. 14, of your city, are hire, charged with the duty of presentation to the Nep fune Hose Company of this city, with a beatitiiul tignal lantern, and miniature model of their engine ?.