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NEW YORK HERALD. *?w Vork, SatuHnjr, May 4. 1H44. auifti of solvency and respectable standing, an) wanted at Louisville and Auguata, lor the Nkw Ioks Kuilu. Nobs but such need apply. Wikofp Cokkespondkm g.?We are agatii compelled to postpone the publication of the Wikotl correspondence until to-morrow, on account ol the press of other matter. The Approacltlt g llrmoentlc Convention In Baltimore on the 87th of Mmy. The Whig Convention having disposed ol the whig nominato-ris at Baltimore during the present week, and placed their men beloTe the country, every eve anil everv mind is now turned towards the approaching Convention of the democracy, which is to he held in Baltimore on the 27th of the present month. The questions generally asked amongst the politicians are?" Will Mr. Van Buren be nominated!"?"Will Mr Van Buren withdraw t"?" Can he be elected if nominuted 1" ?" How is it possible that the democracy can triumph with such dissensions in their ranks 1"? " Will they agree u/ion a third titan ?"?" Who will he be " Will it be Cuss, or Stewart V? " What chance has Mr. Tyler!"?" In what position is the administration !"?" Where is the Tyler Convention to end !" All these questions are more or less interesting and important, and will exercise great influence upon the progress of events during the summer, up to the election in November. Let us look at them in a culm and tranquil manner. The Convention?that is, the regular Convention 1 called " democratic," which is to meet at Balti- j more on the 27th of this month, originated in a re- ( solution passed by the former Convention, held < there in 1840, whose nomination of Mr. Van Buren ] was so signally defeated in the overwhelming tri- , umph of General Harrison. Some two years ago, ! a number of the States, and leading politicians, went to work and re-organized this Convention lor ^ovrmoer m last year; oui, in consequence 01 violent opposition, chielly from the friends of Mr. Calhoun, and also of some of the other candidates, it was postponed till the present month. From the very inception, however, of thisConvention, a violent feud has existed between the friends of Mr. Calhoun in the South and West, and those of Mr. Van Buren in the Northern und Eastern States. They were rivals before the great democratic party : but this rivalry they had political tact enough to indicate only by technical quarrels, telutive to the construction of the Convention and the period of its meeting. At first the friends of Mr. Calhoun made a great deal of talk about the mode of constructing the Convention, and offered to abide by its decision if organized according to their wishes; but subsequent events discovered clearly enough that they cared far less about the principle supposed to be involved in the quarrel about the organization of the Convention, than they did about the nomition of Mr. Calhoun in any contingency. It is now seen that the little flame orginally kindled between these two distinguished men. hus increased to a great conflagration, threatening the very existence of the democratic party as a united body. It is believed still that Mr. Van Buren is the most generally popular candidate with the Convention that is to be held, and that if theie were not certain insuperable objections to him, he would be certain of receiving the nomination, and of standing another chance of being re-elected President. But the controversy within the bosom of the party has increased to such an extent, as seriously to involve its fate and destiny, unless conciliatory measures be adopted at the approaching nmeling. During the last few months, there has certainly been developed a great many elements, calculated to weaken the prospects of Mr. Van Buren's election, if he should he nominated. The cry is raised that his nomination will indicate merely a design of restoring the old ollice-holders, defaulters, and all that clique of hack politicians which disgraced Ins administration, and was the fag end of tin Jackson party. With die young democracy of the present day, this constitutes a most serious objection to Mr. Van Buren. His position again on the Texas question, although it has been adopted arid promulgated by the Globe and that section of the democratic party, is certainly the unpopular side. Another objection is, that Mr. Van Buren is destitute of any personal recommendations in the way of historical reminiscences, or any of those associations with the fortunes and destiny of his country, which awaken in the masses such enthusiastic regard and esteem, as are always offered to the heroic and brave man. The great fact that his ele vation to the Presidency was the result of his adventitious connection with General Jackson?thai but for the mantle of that great man, he never could have reached beyond a Senator of the United States, or at the most some foreign mission, requiring no great talent, is a very popular objection to Martin Van Buren. Another objection is, that the result of the experience of the jteople of this country, has been the tacit und almost universal acquiesence in the maxim, that one term of the Presidency is the dictate of reason and justice, and that nnm .n orhn ..I, lilmulf .. - 1 ...... o. U|> IUI n irmuruuuiior ' re-election, has a chance to obtain the suffrages of the people. Thisobjection will, of course, have full weight against Mr. Van Buren, who has besides ( already had trials enough, and defeats enough, as i well as against Mr. Tyler, who has been made Pre- 1 sident, as it were, by accident; a sort ofcontin- ' gency similar to that by which Mr. Van Buren obtained that elevated office. But above all these objections to Mr. Van Buren, it is urged by the young democracy, and the result of the recent elections indicate its importance, that if he be the sole candidate, there are no chances whatever of carrying him in against the overwhelming popularity of Mr. Clay, produced in a great measure by the 1 defection in the democratic ranks, and the intense , hatred subsisting between the northern and south- I em sections of that party. , These considerations, connected with the con- < tingency of Mr. Van Buren's nomination, are beginning to exercise great influence on the minds ol i his friends. And, in this position of utfairs, the ' question very naturally arises, "If Mr. Van Buren i should withdraw, either peaceably or by force, who f will the democracy hit upon with a chance of con- 1 tending successfully for the prize of empire against ? Mr. Clay and his adherents!" We have heard only 1 two names as suitable and likely t? he presented c in this emergency. Mr. Calhoun has, it appears, 1 himself withdrawn from the contest. Mr. Tyler 1 still persists in it, but his chances are almost as good 1 as those of John Jones. So, then, the only remain- \ ing names that can he brought before thp Conven- ' tion, with any probability of success, are those of ] < General Cuss, of Michigan, and Commodore ftewart, of Pennsylvania, ft may be expected that the whole force of the administration, as now orgunganized, will endeavor to bring forward the name of Mr. Tyler; and the shadow of a Convention which is called for the same day in Baltimore, may endeavor to make a little fuss on that point. But that we regard as a farce front beginning to end, and, therefore, we believe, that the young and the old(democracv? the whole elements of the democracy?the bulk and mass of that parly, will have to choose between Oencrel Cass, of Michigan, and i oinmotiore Stewart, ot Fennaylvania?provided 11 they come to the conclusion, as many believe they " will, that Mr Van Ruren ih out of the ijueatiou p Such being the candid view that we take of the position of tilings at thin moment, it will be per- ? ceived that the approaching Convention at Haiti- n more will exercise, e. mighty bearing on the result n of the next Presidential election; and that the eyes, not only of the democracy, hut of the wings also, N will be directed to its proceedings and results Willi 11 the keenest interest . No one can doubt at all that only on the adoption ol some wise conciliatory course of policy at thin Convention, will depend the " energy and force ot the democratic party at the polls; for, if the present dissensions continue and n the breaches be widened, there can he no doubt tint the chances of Mr (May will be increased ten-11 fold, and that he will most likely he the next I'resi(lent I' MrlhudlK Kplwopai Conference. Vesterday morning the usnil reading of the?rolI of members was dispensed with as not requisite. Divine service was performed. Bishop Andrew took the Presidential chair, and called the body to order. The Secretary read the minutes of yesterday's meeting, to which some amendments of secondary importance, were suggested, and adopted.? One was, that the names of the delegates front the diflcrent Conferences in Canada should he specified in the iiiimilfu The Chairman of the committee appointed to make arrangements for preaching and divine service, pointed out what lie considered to be an error in tlie regulation of the Conference?the organizing that committee?the word should be for the (ipj)ointment of preachers instead of superintending, as at present. The alteration was adopted. The President arose to make a few observations before the proceedings went further. He thought it would he well to observe that, as strangers were coming in and out, it would be advisable for members to sit within the bar, as described yesterday morning?namely, within the space intervening between the pulpit and the third column from it ; and for the purpose of order, he would observe, that none but members and officers of the conference should be admissable within the bar, unless invited to take a seat by the conference. Unless they were precise and methodical in their manner of doing business, they would get into confusion. lie observed in the course of yesterday's proceedings, that they were sometimes subject to confusion, owing principally to the fact that, as soon as a motion was made, some brother got up to go to work directly upon it. Now, when a resolution was put from the chair, it was time enough to act upon it. This might be the effect of zeal, which was very good in its place ; but be thought it sometimes happened that a little delay and deliberation rather improved speeches than otherwise. There was still one remark he would make, and hinted it would be well received, as it was intended for the good?knowing they were disposed to do the thing good hurnoredly and comfortably. He recommended to every member, when they arose to speak, to east their eyes around and see if there was any other up to address the cliair;that would prevent naif a dozen of speaking at once. He would be happy to hear each in his turn, but among so many it was difficult to decide ; and he also thought that no speaker should be heard unless he was on his feet, and he hoped that these remarks would not only be taken in good part, but acted upon by tlieni. ltev. Mr Kini-av moved that the book ugents, Messrs. O. Lane, F. Waugh, and Lanstead, be invited, to take seats, and to speak on all subjects connected with the book concern. Adopted. The same motion was put and carried in favor of Messrs. I'atton and some others, as admissable to speak on all missionary topics. Mr. Bancs said that he understood some fresh delegates bad arrived since yesterday, and thought they should at once present themselves. The Pit sident concurred, and two delegates, each from Louisiana and Georgia, complied. On the motion of Rev Mr. Smith, the Rev. Messrs. Bond and Coles were invited to take seats within the bar. The Rev. Mr. Lucky moved that the Rev. Kgerton Uyerson, and the other delegates from Canada, beinvitedto take seats within the bar of the conference. Bishop Socle said that the motion was unnecessary, and he would be sorry it would pass. The brethren named w ere recognised as delegates from the Canada church, and by that recognition were entitled to take $eats as members of the conference. Mr. Lucky was perfectly satisfied with the|Bishop's explanation. The President then called for the reports of commit 'ees. Dr. Bands, ns chairman, handed in the report of the nook committee, which was read, ft bore testimony to the zeal and energy of their book agents?the gratifying growth of a taste for reading throughout the members of the church?the ample supply of means for the gratification of the taste, and the stale of the finances of this department. This was in a flourishing condition, a large surpltis?remaining unappropriated. The report also spoke of the laudable and increasing disposition of the young preachers to study theology and other sciences. It was referred to the committee on the book concern. The Thesidknt next called for the presentation of memorials and petitions to Conference. A memorial was then presented from the Providence Annual Conference on the subject ol slavery. The President said that there was a motion before the house that it be read, and he would therefore request the Secretary to proceed with its perusal. The Secretary accordingly proceeded to do so, but was interrupted by a member who rose to state that he considered it n bad precedent to read these long papers to the body, and he therefore moved that it be left on the table. (Much excitement.) Several members now got up to address the house, and the President had no small trouble to determine the right claimant for priority One moved that it should be read ; another hoped that it would he referred to the committee ; a third would be sorry to see any memorial from an Annual Conference laid upon the table ; whilst another member recommended that it should be read, as the first paper of that kind before them, and, as such, calculated to convey to the Conference a pretty fair summary of the substance of such documents ; this argument seemed to be well received, and the gentleman withdrew his motion for leaving it on the table, and it was read forthwith. (The memorial took a strong and determined stand against slavery?repudiated it as essentially an heathen institution, ami antagonistic to Christianity. It took a historical as well as scriptural review of the subject? reverted to the fact ol Russia's gradual emancipation contempora' neously with the progress of civilization, and the retributive justice of (ion on Poland, who is now a slave horself, for favoring the abominable system. It declared that the institution of slavery was subverting the welfare of this country?that their article on colored testimony was mast disastrous to the north, while it did the south no goo.l They justly held the people of the south responsible for the crime of slavery, notwithstanding their stereotype pies that it is approved hy Jaw. Not one-quarter of the white population of slave States were slave-holders, and rhey hao the power, therefore, to change the law ) Dr. B.ivns moved that this memorial he referred to a special committee.composed ofone member from eaeli an nual conference, to be called the committee on slavery Dr. Csri.ns arose and pronounced the motion unfortunate He declared that he f it mortified that there could be found -in annual conference capable ol memorializing the general conference on slavery, as if they were all pro-slavery men?advocates of the system for the system's sake?for the sake of the dollars or the wealth, or such motives, lie heard it read with pain, as a Methodist preacher ; Hnd in opposing the motion he would say that it was such us should not be referred to a committee at ..ii /l- :? . \ ?i - .? mi. v^a^i^ui^i)1'/ ne was "ware iiiiiereiioes ui opinion existed on the propriety of introducing discussions on thin topic here, nnd tie thought they had unwittingly ad miniatured to those differences by raising the discussion , in slavery from year to year, from conference to conference, and il they continued to act as il they were competent to legislate in the abstract on slavery, it would be | \ source oi endless trouble. He wished to see no more 1 slavery committees appointed? they had never done any i joad, and they never would do any?he should like to see 1 ihe memorial lelton the table. 1 Or. Wijuss said, that the fact of that memorial being 1 from a Methodist Conference, entitled it to respect. 1 While he regretted with Dr. Caper's that the subject should cause a marked difference of opinion there, he felt 1 that it was a matter which occupied so mnch attention 1 and Interest that it cannot be touched upon in that conference ; and the worst thing for them to do was, to confine their enquiries as to the liest way of doing it with the least possible excitement, lie thought that a refusal to read the memorial would produce excitement. When referred to a committee thpy could report upon it or not, just a* they thought proper; and would he was sure on iwer some things in that memorial which did not meet general approval. The public mind was settling down lpon the matter, and he thought the best way was to reer it to a committee at once, as the best way to avoid ex:itement. .Mr. Ric? made a few remarks, when Dr. t in 11* ngain got up to explain. He had no interest 1 n the matter of a personal kind. He was no candidate i or office, more than any other member ol that body, but 1 is to treating it with respect as coming from an annual '(inference, he would wish to do so ; but if offence come i rom a brother, were they to wink lit it. An annual con- 1 erence should know lietter than misconceive the views 1 ind wishes of Conference on slnvery. and We thought that < ill the respect the memorial deserved from him was hi* ! iest how and a motion that it bo left on the table. t The President put the motion amidst considerable rx- 1 item cut, and, in answer to a question, said he thought I hat a debate on such a motion was not in order. I Mr. K.sni.v thought the motion was misapprehended.? 1 I'lie motion to lay it on the table was not for ever ; hut he honght if tho.y were to have discusrions of this kind on 1 very memorial,'they would never he done. He thought he best way would be to receive all memorials without I ippointing eornmittees at present. Three years ago he 1 moved lar a committee on slavery, and he was asked why > ' did not do the same now. He said that when he did 1 move for a committee four years ago, it was to dispose of documents and memorials then presented , that motion 1 was not in force now , lor until this was brought forward, I 'h're was no occasion for such a step. Let them see w hat 1 they hn.l to do, anreceive all the papers on the matter 1 imioro imposing i)| them. He wm ' no candidate for I office. He askedfor no favor ; his interest in the matter *?? that "I other men. II,. was there ax a member of the I Virginia Conference, Binl he knew the South and North | differed on the matter, and would always differ, and per- i haps more than has ever yet been evinced. Asa Southern I nan, he had confidence In the brethren of the North, and I (new their sincerity; hut he believed them mistaken Still he would treat them kindly and if ever compelled n treat them unkindly, he prayed it might tie at the die- | ate of the first law of nature self protection alone He lid not wish to refuse the memorial, but merely that it 1 hotlld lie on the tahle until they saw what was to be done , nd he hoped Dr. Tapers would mo,lily his motion to that rfect I)r < srtas ditsented. lie did not understand pari in- , teritary usage -that was a phrase too large for his c louth?hut hethou^ht he had treated the memorial with ? tethodlstical propriety. The I'Hvsins.fT thought the debate was out of order ; lotions to he laid on the tahle were done without discus "Mr. Ksai.v. who was at ill on his legs, and contending ' ?r the ear of the house, with several others, said he tithed to finish his speech With all respect for the resident, his decision was very good if it did not prevent >im from finishing his speech?(laughter.) After a lew J a ore observations, the motien was put and lost. ; Dr. Rssri* moved to suspend the order of the day to apmint a committee si one*. ' The snid the motitn before them was to that j rt'ect?(Ian ghter) The motion to apppoint a committee was then adopted ' Dr. Banos then rea<l a resolution that a committee com posed of a memberfrom each Annual Conference ihouli tie ut once appointed. tA voice, ' that uthv motion wliici ha* ju?t panted"? lu tighter) Aver) nondescript sort of conversation prevailed for I while ill this stage of the proceedings, but w hat it wa ill .on I, we coul I not exactly learn The President ireni" (.quail) at a loan. It ended in nothing at ail, just whet the members began to perceive that such must be the ter inination. The business wss ut last resumed by the PreaKent call ing lor the other memorials, addressed to Conlerence. i great Biimlier agtii st slavery, were then handed in fion the ProviJence Maine, New Hampshire, Black River Pittsburg. Ohio, Mississippi, Kentucky, Indiana, Arkan sas and J'exas Conferences, together with many others bmior sjoci.s: arose to present some papers which ha< been laid on his table on the day before. They includei tliu memorial of W. J. Waller of the Virginia < onfcrenci to the General Conference, nraj ing some expression o opinion on Certain ijueations 01 doctrine and law, andmuk ing some complaints against the manner in which the edi toi of the Richmond Christian Advocate conducted tha publication. This announcement seemed to cause a good deal of inte rest, and was hardly made until some half dozen ol mo tions were made upon the matter. eThe ratsiDKNT, in answer to n question ol Mr. Karly sael that the number of the documents was two. and tha il lie had known by whom they were introduced, hi would have taken other steps Mr Ksiu.v said that although there were four delegate from tha Virginia conference, they knew nothing of them und their object was to know how they ciime tliero Hi iiicugmtnai wnni related to tn? editor should go to tHi committee on "the book concern:" what relate* to doc trine* was a new subject. As to what relate* to the law* it should not be entertained What the Bishop asks > 01 to do, all legislative bodies havo refused to do from tim< immemorial. lie asks you to explain your own laws. I was for a commit re to decide upon the part*, hut as to tin doctrinal part, there was 110 provision made. Its Intro duction would convey the impression that tho Methodis docttines were not yet settled Now, his impression was that these doctrines were settled expressly, and he did no want to sue them again settled by implication. Dishop Sot'i s explained and conveyed the views of thi body, of ltichard Watson and John AV'esley on Infani Baptism, which was the doctrinal point proposed in tin memorial, declaring them to he standard authorities among Methodists. Mr. Stum, as the person who left them on the table ol the President, explained how he became possessed ol them. They were given to him in Richmonil.on his way to the conference, and as they were respectable looking tiaper*. given by a respectable looking member of theii body, be could not reiuse them, lie knew nothing of the nature of their contents, but, ot course, had a suspicion, and thought the best way was to quietly hand them tc the President. Or. lh\UM evltressml his Btlrnriai, that au (lm,? u'nr? f/.n. delegate* from Virginia they should come without their knowledge. He wondered why Dr. Waller would nol ask soma of them to do it. Mr. Wrnuws objected to its (going to any committee. II every individual,on whose mind difficulties existed, were at liberty to appeal to conference to have them relieved, on points of doctrine, there would bo no end to it. Bishop Socle explained the nature of the documents. The motion to lay them on the table was lost. That referring them to a committee was put and carried. In a few minutes several members arose and seemed unanimous in nothing but that the decision just come to was unwise and premature. Several motions were made to reconsider the whole subject. A discussion ensued, in which the Rev. Messrs. Bangs Early. Slicer, Wynans, Cartwright, Smith, Finlay, Peck, Gr iffiths. Dr. Lee, the accused editor of the Richd. Advo rate, and many others took a part. This lasted out the remainder of the session. It principally turned on the prudence of entertaining the memorial of an individual who had already been heard on the matter by the Virgl nia Conference, and whether it would he wise to set a pre, cedent far explaining the doctrines and laws of Methodism. There was a great deal of talk expended, according to the admission of Mr. Kinloy, who being on his leg? half a dozen times to speak, said, that he "had some steam to let off, and would require fifteen minutes, il they were determined on talking it out." The matter was at last arranged by referring so much ol the memorial as related to thu Committee on the " Book Concern," and so much as related to the rules, to the Committee on Revision ; hut what became oi the doctrinal part, we could not determine. Mr. Sandforo, and several others, made long speeches to prove that they had no discretion to use in an enquiry as to doctrine. Methodism had prospered well without such enquiry and it was too late in the day to do so. Before Mr Sandforil had finished, several members were on their feet to speak They in one thing succeeded, and that was to prevent Mr. 8. from finishing. One o'clock had nearly arrived, and several motions were made fa lengthen tne time ol session ; that for the purpose of hearing out Mr Handlord, which was offered in a half jocular manner.prevailed. Mr. Sandford, however, did not finish before the time was up. and ho seemed to he a good deal disapjieintcd, when the Conference adjourned till to-morrow. Sunday School Anniversary. Tl,. ,.r .u? v.... rr?I. XHC aiuuyciooi/ UI MIC Aicn xi'lJY v>uy vcuuunv School Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church was held in the M. E. Church, Allen street, yes terdayevening. The'tinieappointed was7o'cloek, but a sudden and violent thunder storm, accompanied with rain, interfered to delay the meeting until an hour later. The attendance, however, was very numerous and respectable. Fortunately the weather cleared up in time, and the ladies, ever foremost in a good cause, came forth to sanction, with their presence, the cause of Sabbath Schools, and cheer the efforts of those who ar< engaged in this truly useful labor. The laige church could not have held mnnj more, and the presence of the Conference, now convened in this city, contributed u great number of ministers, who assembled on the platform 01 took their places in the body of the church Bishop Waugli took tiie Chair, and Messrs. Win Truslow and Walter Heeler acted us Secretaries. The Kev. Mr. Clark conducted the preliminary religious service*. The Secretary read the annual report o: the Association, whicli was listened to with grant ullen tion. It laid before the meeting a lucid account of th? present state an-1 Itourishiug prospect* of the came. They had no less in the city than nearly 7000 scholars, and an increase during the year of 969. Their teachers and otti cers amounted to 900; and the hooks in the librarie, amounted to 11,"00 volumes, which not only were a bene fit to the scholars, tint their parents, who were sure, in many cases, to send their children to school for the purpose of securing the use of their hooks. The Rejiort pre sented a highly llatteiing view of the juvenile associations connected with their body, and told some graphic anecdotes in illustration of their v.eal-one striking evidence of which was found in their having raised, during the past year, $71)0. After the rending of the report, the chairman introduced the Rev. Mr. Darbin, who uddressed the assembly on the Sabbath School cause, lie adverted in a feeling manner to loimerand warmly cherish*d connection with the verychurch they were then assembled in?for in it he had made his first speech in fnroi of ttabhuth Schools He pointed out the characteristics of the age in which they lived, the most prominent of which, the future historian would designate ns activity That was thelending feature in the social, )<olitical, and commercial worm 01 me 1.1111 century ; nut above all was it observable in the Church of Go<l. A hundred years igo the rhurch arose to throw off it* coldness The reformation had changed the forms of devotion, hut not the hearts of the people ; but one hundred years ago was the lecond reformation of the manners and morals of the world To this revival was Kurope indebted for the great sctivity she displayed in every period, and the only explanation that could ho given' of the wonderful differ rice between the nations of Christendom and those of the K.ast. Their section of the church were not altogether so active as it might be. He wished to dwell for a little or the question, what was tho Sunday Sctiool cause ? What did it propose I Mr. 1). then entered into the great ad vantages of that method of instruction ; the vividness o youthful impressions on the mind; the tenacity with whicl early scenes were remembered, showed the efficacy ol school instruction. The most that education couli pretend to was to guide the mind in the acquisition o Knowledge : there was no learning from hooks-it must come by experience. This w is a Inw of nature, which Sabbath teaching revered, in the c.ise of the youth who slipped from the counting hou?e laliors of the week to the Hanhath school. He instanced some cases of men of ce lebrity who was indebted to Sabbath school teaching ; particularly Adam Clarke and !)r Morrison, the Chinese scholar and missionary. tinil encouraged teachers not to bo depressed if they did not observe as rapid improve' ment as they desired, for it might be after a lapse of many pears that those vivid impressions would arise as a guide to direct the life of the pupil perhaps reclaim him from evil. Mr. D. was listened'<> with profound attentiondti ringhis long discourse, and made an obvious impression in the assembly. 't'The Rev. Mr. M. Farrix of Tennessee, next addressed the meeting in a most happy manner. His dexterity in [minting out the high position which this city occupied in the Union?the gn at things expected of her?the nd<litional motive for liberality furnished by the necessity ol supporting her dignity before the member* of conference, ssho won Id bear the news east, west, north and south, and talk of the great things done in the Allen street Chapel, were all ably set forth lie raktUatui that in the collection they would even surpass themselves He would not dwell too long on that topic, least in their anxiety to make prompt payment, they should cut short his rpeech. Their ability to do so lie could not doubt ; the appearance of the Kmnire City, and its superb structure, showed that its inhabitants did not lack means, and that large assembly? that Aanrfsome assembly,ruised his expectations. Uncalled upon the collectors to go round without delay, and kept die audience in continued hilarity and laughter during the collection, which must have been considerable. At the suggestion of Kev Or. .tones, who next addressed the meeting, fifty dollars were raised for the purpose ol purchasing a lile membership in the American Bilde Aslociation lor Bishop U'augh. The nroceedinga terminated ibout 10 o'clock, and seemed to huve given much satis, 'action. fiovF.RNott ok Connkcticct.?We have received i?y Heechvr's Expresn, (he proceedings in the Conlecticut Legislature on Thursday. Here they ire :? [From New Haven Courier, May i 1 The two Houses met in Convention this morning, and iceording lo the provisions of the Constitution where no :hoice been made by the people, proceeded to the lection of (lovernor. The following was the result:? tVhole vote . . Vecessary to a choice 10# doger H Baldwin received 116 hauncey F. Cleaveland Whig majority on joint ballot ?3 Immediately ujion this announcement the hells set up a merry peal, and the artillery on "the green" announced he completion of the whig triumph in old Connecticut. T'lie two Houses met tiy adjournment at half past three j'clork, when His Kxrellency tiov. Baldwin arrived at he Htate House, under the escort of the military and a large body of ritlrsn* In carriage! and on horseback. The jath of office having been administered by the Hon. Samusi J. Hitchcock, Oct. Baldwin delivered his mcMOf* - John C. Calhoun?.Slavery?England?Texas lJ A crowded meeting of colored citizens flocked together Ia?t evening, in compliance with the lol1 lowing: ? ? NOTICE? AN AUJOl'HNKD MEETING OK THE i colored citizen* oi' the city of New York, will be held in Zion'i Church, corner of C hurch and Leonard ulreeta, on Kriilay evening, 3d iimt, at half pant ?even o'clock, to receive the report of the committee appointed to examine k and refute tlie calumnies recently uttered by John < Cat,, houn, Secretary of Stu'e, in a letter to the Kight Honorable Kicharil Pakeuham. Fellow citizens', will you ' iutter yourselves to be branded by a bigoted slaveholder, as being " invariably sunk into vice and pauperism, ac

1 compuuied by the bodily and mental inflictions incident j thereto, Sic , fcc.," without n nturmar?without a denial f , Then let every man and woman attend, en masse The f colored citizens of Brooklyn. Williamsburg!), a.nd Newark . are respectfully invited to attend. t THOS.DOWNING, I AmniemM?ts W. H. SMITH. S Arrangements. We have got u full and granitic report of tk<* proceedings, which is unavoidably crowded out. Oi all our late meetings held in New York, (his meet' mg was the most unique and astounding movement that has taken place in New York for the last een1 tury. It walked into John C. Calhoun?John ? Tyler?and several distinguished men of the South, with a vengeance. It was an exclusive meeting of " darkies," und all the speakers were " men of i color." Look out for to-morrow's Ukkai.d. 1 Mexican Indemnity.?How does it happen that ' aiieli i ntmen?,> anmu fb? ,,l #mr t are entrusted to unarmed merchant vessels to be { transported to the United States, when there are men-of-war which could convey the money without ? risk or cost, to the owners, and the commanders of . which have even offered to do so 1 The convey1 ance of the indemnity money is said to be talked r of so openly at Vera Cruz before it is actually put r on board a merchant ship, that nothing would be . easier than to fit out a piratical vessel there or at Havana, and capture the vessel thus richly freighted the moment she made her appearance outside of i the harbor, and in fact almost in sight of it. The , attention of those most interested in the matter ought to be directed to this point before it shall be ; too late. If the mode of conveyance of this mo r ney is not changed,we should not be in the least surprised to hear that the next instalment has found its way into the coffers of the sea rover instead of into the pockets of our merchants. ! From Lima.?We have accounts from Lima to , the 15th of January. They ure not quite so late as 1 we have had, but they give us intelligence of three or four duels between officers in the Pacific squadron. In one of them Passed Midshipman Decatur J received a severe wound,which will probably make ! him a cripple for life. Cannot something be done 1 to end this mode of settling disputes in our navy"? Litti-e Lia ier from Mexico.?The packet Ann ' Louisa, CTqitain Marschalk, hus arrived from Vera | Cruz, with advices to the 2d ult. [ Capt. M. reports that an earthquake visited the r city of Mexico on the 27th of March. The churches were the only buildings injured. The Ann Leuisa has $137,896 in specie, being an instalment due this country from Mexico. | No other news. T.aTEV unniu'Sr. HnMiMcm.?Wp Ipnrn from Cnnt. Treat, of schr. Robert Treat, arrived yesterday from St. Domingo, which place she left on the 14th i April, that Gen. Reviera was at a small place culled De Neria, 60 miles from the city of St. Domingo, i with his army, waiting for a reinforcement to at1 tack the city. The blacks are determined to defend the city to the last. Science and Music.?Vieuxtemps is in Philadelphia ; and Dr. Lurdner is in Charleston. ; CQ- 8 ELF INTEREST, THE RULING PASSION of man. It in only necessary to convince mankind what is for their interest and they embrace it nt once. Knapp's Entire, now before the. American public a quarter of a century, is admitted by all to he the most splendid article of blacking the world has ever seen?nothing of the kind has yet approached it. The celebrated Day & Martin's, of London, comes the nearest, and even this, when com. pared, shrinks from the excessive brilliancy of this inosti inutile article. I'. 8.?Foreign and country merchants, and families in particular, are invited to test its virtues. For sale at 14!i i Broadway, and 499 Bowery. N. B.?The linest qualities o( black and blue ink for salt as above. , fa?-IF YOU WANT A RICH, LUXKUIANT HEAD of hair,entirely tree from dandrutt; use the Balm of Colnni bia, from Comstock &('o , 31 Courtlandt st , near BroHd way. This is the only article that will restore hair on r bald heads Many|worthles nrt.cles ore palmed olf on the public upon the reputation of the Balm of Columbia Do not lie deceived by them The Balm of Columbia has been tested by thousands, and is the best aiul only article tha' should he used for the hair. QTJ- VELPKAU'8 SPECIFIC PILLS FOR THE CURf of Uonorrhnsa, Gleet, aud all mocupurnlent discharge irom the urethra. These pills, prepared by the New Yorl i College of Medicine and Pharmacy, established forthe suppression of quackery, may be telied on as the mosi speedy and effectual remedy lor the above complaints They are guaranteed to cure recent cases in from three totivednys, and possess a greater power over obstinate discharges and chronic gleet, than any other preparatioi at present known, removing the disease without confine ment from business, tainting the breath or disagreeing with the stomach Price $1 per box. Sold at the Office of the College ot Pharmacy and Me dicine, 94 Nassau street. W. 8 RICHARDSON, M. D. Agent ri'rnn a ikor.,, ael.c i CO- WE CAN WTTM HONK8TV HAV THAT NO medirine in the world over met with such success in cur mg all cough* and colli*, spitting of blond, pain in the side and chest, bronchitis, throat compTainta, night sweats hectic flush, difficult or profuse expectoration, asthma, hoarseness and nil diseases of the,chest, lungs and liver, a.Dr. I.nrbor's Kxtract of Liverwort. We earnestly advise i all comsumptivepersons to try it. The same in this citj 1 at 31 Courtlandt street. rOUDHK SUBTILE FOR ERADICATING i superfluous hair, is always tested at Dr. Uouraud'a Cosnicstic Depot, 67 Walker street, first store from Broadway. 0JJ- CAUTION.?Tho Genuine Magical Pain Extrac' tor, to he had in this city om-r. Remember oisi-y, of Csnr | stock R Co. 21 Courtlandt street. CC?- THE CONCENTRATED EXTRACT OF 8AR1 SAPARILLA., GENTIAN AND 8AR9AFRA8,prepared by the New York College ot Medicine anil Pharmacy, esj tablisheil for the suppression of quackery. This refined , and highly concentrated extract, possessing all the pari. f tying qualities anil curative powers of the aliove herbs, I is confidently recommended by the College, as infinitely I superior to any extract of Sarsupariila at present before , the public, and may be relied on as a certain remedy for all diseases arising from an impure state of the hlootl, such as scrofula, salt-rheum, ringworm, blotches or pimples, ulcers, nain in the bones or joints, nodes, cutaneous eruptions, ulcerated sore throat, or any disease arising from the secondary effects of syphilis or an injudicious use oi mercurySold in single Bottles, nt 7A cents each. " in Cases of half a-dozen Bottles, $3 66 " " one dozen " 6 00 ! Cases forwarded to all parts of the Union. N. B ?A verv liberal discount to wholesale purchasers. Office of the College, OA Nassau street. W. 8. RICHARDSON, M. D., Agent (IT?- " HOW MY HEAD DOES ACHE."-Can you tell me anything that will cure me 7 Yes, said a friend the other day, try Sherman's Camphor Lozenges?I have known tfiem to cure severe eases of headache in a few minutes, and I have no doubt they will cure you They are also a sovereign remedy for drowsiness,sick headache, palpitation, nervous affections, and sea sickness, giving more speedy relief than any medicine in use. You should ?n? l,? ,,. ..i,,..vl, tlw._ . ?h ill ,vi keep from sleeping?try them The genuine may always he hail ! Dr. Sherman, 106 Nassau street, or of any of his regular agents, viz : 227 Hudson, corner of Spring ; 186 Bowery, corner of Spring; 77 East Broadway, corner of Market; a Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia, and 8 State street, Boston. (ft?- HArS LINIMENT AND LIN'S BALM OF CHINA, will cure any case of Piles, (either Blind or Bleeding) or no pay taken. At 21 Courtlandt street. 0TJ- OOI'RAUD'8 ITALIAN MEDICATED SOAP for curing Pimples, freckles, blotches, and dark, rough, discolored skins. Caution, Buy only in this city at 67 Walker street, first Store from Broadway, or you will he cheated with a poisonous counterfeit Of/- SOMETHING FOR THE LADIES-This celebrated and rich article for the toilet, the Oriental'Water of Gold, can now Be had at the depot 21 Courtlandt street, New York They have just received an invoice, having Been out of it several weeks. This delightful perfume is unrivalled in removing tan, freckles, lie., thaa any other article ever made. It is entirely unlike any other perfume over made, and is very lasting. Or?- MICORD'S PARISIAN ALTERATIVE MIX TURK - For the cure of primary or secondary Syphilis and all affections produced by an injudicious use of mercury. The great advantages possessed By this powerful alterative over all other preparations for the cure oi Syphilis, is, that while curing the disease it improves the constitution, whilst mercury generally leave a much worse disease than the ono it is administered for. The Best recommendation we can give of it is, that it is now extensively prescribed by the medical/acuity, who formerly considered mercury the only cure for those complaints. Sold, in single bottles, $1 each ; in cases of hull, $ft, carefully packed, and sent to ail parts of 'he Union Oltlce of the College of Medicine and Pharmacy, flfl Nassau street. W. B RICHARDSON, M. D-, Agont. I L? (fry- A OF.M FOR THF I, \DIES.-MORRIS A WILf1 LIS will publish THIS DA V, a nttnerh double number o the Ml It Roll LIBRARY, entitled " THF RUBRIC OF 1 LOVF," containing " Low Thoughhby m.iay cnntritnilom, being a republication of the " Allium ul Lore"?one of the moat delightful hooka ol lioetry ever Railed from the pr?M Price aa cent*. (fry- DAMAGED TOBACCO AT AUCTION?Thia Day (Saturday) 4th May, ot 11 o'clock, A M. in the shed* corner of Clinton and Water it recti, opposite the Tobacco Inspection Ware House, under wardens' inapection. for account ol whom it may concern, a large i|uautity of Kentucky Leaf Tobacco, principally of line ((uallty, damaged at the late lire. Terms, cash on delivery. WILLIAM GERARD, Auct Picture, Juggler floe", Veer* and Ship Clock, belonging to Madame Sutton, leuvlug for Europe, The subscription books will positively clone on the 18th May, inst , una all parti's who Lave expressed their intention.or those who wish to subscribe, are requested to enter their names immediately on the hooks The number of subscribers being limited to 300, tiie books will close botore if complete. N. B ?Also for sale at half its original cost a superb horizontal grand Pianoforte made expressly for Madame Sutton, and nearly new. To be seen at eO Greenwich street. 3ijh CONSTITUTIONAL DEBILITY CURED.-Tbi I'onic Mixture, prepared by the College of Medicine and Pharmacy of the city of New York, is confidently re commended lor all cases of debility produced by secret in diligence or excess of any kind. It is an invaluable leme dy tor im|?>tence. sterility, or barrenness (unless depend ing on mal-formation.) Single bottles $1 each ; cases of half a dozen $c: csre luuy parked and sent to all part/; of the Union. Office ot the College ol' Vledicinc and Pliatm&cy Nassau street. W. ft. KiritAH D80N, M. D? Agent. (SO- RHEUMATISM?How important to those who have Rheumatism, Gout, Contracted Cords 01 Muscles, is the Indian Vegetable Elixir and Liniment, which has never been known to fail In a single case to cure those compla nts. At '21 Courtlandt street?warranted. 00- PRIVATE MEDICAL AID.?'ine memners ol the New Vork College of Medicine and Pharmacy, in returning the public thanks for the liberal support they have received in thoir efforts to " suppress quackery,' beg leave to state that their particular attention continues U be directed to all diseases of a private nature, and from the great improvements lately made in the principal lios pitals of Europe in the treatment of those diseases, thev cun confidently oiler to iiersons requiring medical aid ad vantages not to be met witb in any institution iu tint country, either public or private. The treatment of iht College is such as to insure success in every case, and is totally different from that ucru r.oiu practice of ruining the constitution with mercury, and iu moat cases leaving a disease much worse than the original. One of the mem bers of the College ,for many years connected with the principal hospitals of Europe, attends daily for a consultation from 9 A.M. to H P.M. Terms?Advice and medicine, $6 A cure guaranteed I .'sport ant to Cou-ntuv Invalids.?Persons living ir. the country and not finding it convenient to attend per iOnally, can have forwarded to them a cheat containing ail medicines requisite to perform a perfect cure by stating their case explicitly, together with ail symptoms, time ol contraction and treatment received elsewhere, if enj nd enclosing (A, post paid, addressed to W. 8. RICHARDSON. M. D., Agent. Ofiice and Consulting rooms of the Collage, 95 Nassai, tree*. (JO- THE CHINESE HAIR ERADICATOR REmovessuperiluous hair from the face, neck, forehead, Sic. and has no tendency to injure the skin or health. It may be proved by actaul trial at the request of the purchaser belore it is paid for. At 21 Courtlandt st. MONEY MARKET. Friday, May ;<?O P. M. Speculation is rapidly going ahead. The stock market advanced very much. Prices show a great improvement Harlem rose 2 per cent; Mohawk, lj; Norwich, 4J ; Stonington, 1; Long Island, 1 ; Canton, A ; Vicksburg, j ; Ohio 6's, 1} ; Farmers Trust, 1 j ; Indiana, 2J ; Kentucky. } ; Illinois, 2 ; Pennsylvania 6's, 1 j. The sales were quite large. The excitement is getting up to fever heat. Some of tho weak ones must collapse, before many days like this pass by. The hark Ann Louisa, which arrived yesterday from Vera Cruz, brought $ I.'17,311(1, being an instalment of die Mexican indemnity, and $40,000 to individuals At the Merchants' Exchange this morning, the follow* ing stocks were sold .? 20 shares Merchants'Bank 1071 38 do do do 107 127 do Mechanics'Back 104 The annexed statement in relation to the Providence and Stonington Railroad, places the ad'airs of the company In a much more favorable aspect than the report lately pub lished by some of our cotemporaries There is not u judgment in existence against the company. The bonded debt includes all the liabilities of the road Providence and Stoninoion Railroad. Capital, $1,300,000 Bonded debt payable in 2, 3, 4, 6 and 0 years, [at 67, $71,000 " " " 16 and 20 do ?79,000 660,000 Karnings oi the road in 1344, estimating lrom the receipts of the two past years and the present thug far at least, 160,000 Total expenses of running the road, for repairs and paying every charge for expenses, not over $50,000 Interest on the debt, 30,000 41 of dividend on the stock, 68,600 The directors reserve .is a sinking fund to meet the short bonds per annum 11,000 Kor a farther sinking fund, 1,600 160,000 A new bank, to be{c ailed the Lehigh County Bank, has been incorporated by the recent Legislature of Pennsyl. vania, to be located in the borough ol Allentown, Lehigh Co., with a capital of $100,000, the whole amount to be actually paid in before going into operation. The stock holders are also made liable in their individual capacity The bill has received the sanction of the Executive. 4'oMVARAT IV E QUARTERLY Rr.POIlT OK Tilt MECHANICS' Hank. .lug. 1843 JVViv. '43 Feb. '44. May '44 Loans and discounts. $2,618,781 2,303,517 2,791,893 2,368 44, Specie, 671,615 649 963 521,627 606,85,, Circulation, 359 825 ?38 830 417,331 434 64,., Dep sites, 1,230 300 1,427,617 1,425,561 1,445,35, I Kifl ktntttninnf klinu s u ilnrlinp in lina of ili&C.niltitK and an increase in the circulation, specie, and deposited. Comparative Quarterly Report of the Bake or Comm rce. Jiug 1843. Nov. '43. Feb '44. May "14 Loana and discounti, $2,848,26') 3.005,511 3.751,717 4,582.<'52 S ecie, 1,530, 56 1,047,4-91 789,154 1,030 941 Circulation, 219 175 249.60 239.ISO 289,92.5 U. , o?ites, 1,668,1173 1 1,68,055 1,505,072 2,785,670 H'e see by this report an increase, nince last February, in didcounta of $927,305; in deposits, $1,280,598; in specie, $341,795 ; and in circulation, $30,765 Comparative Quarterly Report oe the Tradesmen's Bank, *1ug. 1B43. Nov '43. Feb. '44. May '44. Loan* and discounts, $727,669 918,636 989 081 995,052 Specie, 96,954 #7,579 144.925 84,450 Circulation, 139,787 147,596 160 391 198,456 Uepnsites, 606,530 539,144 549,212 534,960 Lkadink Features or Sit Banes oe this City. Loans. .ing. 1843. Nov. '43. Feb. '41. May '14. .Seventh Wa-d Bank, $782,440 772,283 911,(35 813,125 1 Mech'a Bkjr Ass'n,- 415 617 518,177 511,739 547,141 Na'ionnl flank, 1.096,<37 1,34 >,553 1,335,503 1.336,870 Mechanics' Bank - 2,619,781 2.303,547 2,791.893 2,368,443 Bunk of Commerce,2,818,26 5 3,005,514 3 754,747 1,582,052 Tradesmen's Bank,- 727,669iSp?, 910,636 909,1-81 995,032 $8,490,209 8,851,710 10,273,999 10,674,686 Specie. Seventh Ward Bank, 76,812 100.757 106.395 91,118 Mecli'a Bka Ass'a 47 953 69,009 73.248 83,46ft National Baiik,-?<> 756,764 257 907 312,749 332 698 Mechanic!1 B-nk,*-- 671, G15 649,963 521,627 605,259 Bank of Cnmmerca, 1,530 656 1,047.094 789,154 1 030 919 Tradesman's Bunk,- 96,953 97,579 141,925 8f'4.60 $3,180,884 3.222,309 1,978,098 2.230.834 Products of the Cotton and Woollen Manufactories of the United States. 1840. 1841. 1812. 1843. VtJme of woollen mWufacturea, $20,696,999 22,421,748 21,290,227 26.314,413 Capital inv: ated, 15,765,121 17,078,881 18,502,121 20,043,968 (it* pAtlnn manufsctur s, 46,3*0,451 50,212.931 51 397,407 58.930,524 Capital invested, 51,102,359 55,360,883 59,974,295 61,888.820 Prim in Hat!an. 27 a 28 >n. b o. shirting, 6 a 7 6 a 7 5 a 5)-,' V.i 30 oo do very stoat, 7 a 8 7 a 7X 6 a of* 5U JV 37 do da sheeting*. 8 a 8X 7 a 8 7 a V, 6*-? 6f 37 do Uo7 very stout, 8!?a 9>4 8 a 9 7V?a 8 6sa 7* 40 do do do 10 all 9 alO 8 a 8l? 7Xa 8 40 ?.o do fine, 12 all 10 al2 10 all' 9>ial0 46 do do do 14 al5 12 all II all? ? a? 30 do do drillings, do 91,'alO 9 nil) 8 a 8>? 6X* 7 28 do do bleached do I OXa 11 III all 8t^a 9 7*4* 7X 28 do do jean, II a!2 12 nl3 9 alO 8 a 8>a 30 do hlch d shirting, 9 al2 8 a 9 7 a 8 ? a? 37 do do do ll^aM II al4 9Xvl0X ? a? Negro plain COttins, 12 ai5 12 al5 U a'5 ? a? Negro linsiys, 20 u23 18 at3 18 *21 ? a? We have in the above table u fair illustration ol the working of the currency on prices. We find, in regard to domestic manufactures, the same results that we guve in relation t? our agricultural products. The increase in manufactures is estimated on the most official data within our power to command. It willbe observed that there is not that great difference in prices of manufactures that wn showed to etist in agricultural products. This is caused partly by the steady increase of productions, which cannot be regulated in product* of the soil. The supply of manufactures is governed by the demand. 8o long as prices are remunerating, the manufacturers will turn out supplies. Consequently, we have reason to think that present prices, although tt least thirty-three and n third per cent less than in 1840, arc paying hand some profits, perhaps better profits than those of that period. What can be the cause of this 1 Wool has slightly advanced in price since 1843. Cotton has maintained a fair prices These havo a certain effect, put compmre'priees for these articles fot the present time with those ol former years, and we will see one cause of the reduction in price* of manufactured goods. QUOTATIONS FOR Wool. II* TBS ilostOIS M A R K * r. 1840. 1811. 1812. 1843. 1811. Aasony, lull blood, 40*59 48*56 *7*56 37*40 39*48 American do 45*47 45*47 43a45 35*37 36*38 Do V do I0i42 42*41 38*40 81*16 15,18 Do '4 do 37*38 38n10 33*35 39*12 31*13 X and common do. 35*37 33*36 29alfl ?*30 26f30 Quotations for Cotton. 1839 1840. 1841. 1812. 1811. Upland, 14*16 8*10 10 allX 7 a 9>< 6*8% Alabama, )4?|7 8al0 10 sl2b, 7ka 9>2 7,9* Mobile, 15*18 10 al?H 7X* 7*9 Tennesoee, ?a? ?? *? ? *? ? New Orleans. 15*16 9*10 101,'aIiX 7X?I0 6*8X Do su[rrior, 17*18 Hall1, 12 *13 10^*18 9*10 ? -J-. . L- ' III . We ??e in these comparative tlbld one great cruise of the reduced prices for manufactured goods Cotton has fallea oft ju price more than wool, but both staple* have declined a lame ner cent since IW anil 1M10 a great re (Suction has ulko taken place iu the currency BiW? MovK.Mr.MtS nv THK Usilio grants 183U. 1841. 1841. Losna and discounts.. $((?,278 015 308.MS.7J3 207,277, Mf, Circulation, 13}, 170,993 IU.S64.8S1 55,688,793 We here see that all the elements of commerce have become greatly contracted. We see the quotations for the raw material from which our woollen and cotton manufactures are made, reduced, while the quantity produced is constantly, but gradually increasing. This is the cause of low prices. The currency produces all these results. The tariff has little to do with it. Until w e are convinced that the tariff has an iufluettce on the movements of the banas?until we an* satisfied that the lariir increases the value of money, hy reducing the quantity of paper money afloat, and increasing the supply of specie, we cannot agree with those who attribute the present prosperous state of the people, and the healthiness that exists in every department of trade, solely to the influence of the present tariff act. W? must acknowledge that tho tariff?a pro movements of trade and the condition of the country ; but it is so flight,compared to other cullies,that it is nearlylost. The effect of the tariff, or rather the non-effect of the tariff', can be plainly seen in the above comparative table of quotation)1 for wool. Since the present tariff'went into operation, prices for this staple have been gradually declining. According to the theory laid down by the politicaj party favorable t > the tariff us it now exists, the reverse of this should have been the case. This article should have advanced more rapidly than it has fallen off' In 1841, the duty was merely nominal compared with what it is now. The secret is contained in the fact that, since 1841, the leans and discounts of our banks have fallen off' one hundred millions of dollars, and the circulation twenty-live millions in consequence of this contraction, forty cents a pound tor prime Saxany wool, in 1844, remunerates the grower as much as flfty cents for the same quality would in 1841. The profits of production and the profits of trade arc full as much now as they have ever been. All things have found the same level, and the results of loil are full^ as satisfactory now as they ever were Old Mtock Exchange. $0000 II 8 Vs. '53 103V 100 thas Farmers'Tr blO 45,V 10000 i'enn'ai's 76 V 300 do 4.'>V 7000 do 77 AO do 45V 10000 do *60 76\ 100 do blO 46 10(100 do r60 77 300 do b20 45V 8000 Kentucky 6's 103V 100 do b30 45 I'OO Illinois tpcl bds 47V 1? do b30 45V 21000 do 48 255 Canton Co 53V 5000 III. Canal 6's, '60 40 475 do 51 2000 do 47 to do hlfl ,54V 22000 Indiana $ bonds 45 100 do blO 54 10000 do 45V 25 do 53V 10(100 do b30 46 25 Mauhatnn (fas Co 85 10000 Ohio 6's, '60 98V 20 Merch's Fxc Co 28 2000 do 98V 100 Aub bo Roch RR 100 5000 do b30 9 9 50 do 105V 28000 do 99 30 N Y & F.rie RR 16 V 5000 ?l-> b o 99 150 Mohawk RR 73V 5000 do b!5 99 75 do 72 20000 do 1)20 99 125 do 72 3#on do b!5 93V 5 Nor & \Vi rc 63 100 slias Mech's 13k 101V 200 do s6? 63 100 do 105 600 do nw 61 100 I'hen-x Bk 69 900 do 64 71 Bk Com. sarin 98% 150 do 63% 10 Ohio Life tk Trust 98 '5 do 63% 50 U 8 Rauk 5% 100 do SCO 63)2 100 do *10 6 2.'0 Harlem KK blO 80 50 Vicksbnrg Bk 10 306 do 80 00 da *30 10 50 d?* *15 79% 200 do 10% 1175 L Island KH org 78 50 do b30 10% 2.5 N Jersey KR 96% 100 do b20 10% 50 do 97 65 Morris Canal Co 5 100 Paterson RR 81 70 Parmer*' Trust 44 200 Btoiiiugton RR 50 50 do 44% 100 do 50% 1275 do 45 50 do b!5 51 250 do blO 45 Second Board. $1,400 Corporation 5'* 935, 100 sha? lteidine RIl 49 5000 Illinois bonds 48 150 Vicksburg Bk 18% 1500 Keutuckv 104 1(0 Canton Co 53V 3(10 Peun'a5s 77 V 150 do b3 54 .4000 do _ iiw 77>2 5n HaHem RR 81V 3">0?hfs Llslmid 1HI bnw 78V 150 Nor St VVorc 64 150 It at'ii-B RR 48% New Stock Exchange. $1000 Indiana sts b30 41)4 100 .shas Canton Co 53 1000 Indiana, 25 yr* 45 100 do 53V 11000 Ohio 6's 99V 150 Harlem RR 8ti% 5000 do bnw 99$, 50 do 80 2001 do b30 99 50 do 80V 1000 Illinois spcl 45% 50 do b3 80% 10000 do 45% 200 Long Island org 78 1000 oo b30 46% 150 Nor & Wore b3 63% I860 do 46% 25 do C 63 1000 do 46V 25 do C 63% 200 shas Farmers'La 44 V 25 do c 63,'4 150 do 41V 150 do bnw 64 25 do 44% 50 do e 64 25 N Am Trust 15% 25 d? *3 63% 100 VicbsbuiR *30 10 75 do C 63% 140 do 10% 157 Co b3 64 55 Co 10 125 do C 63% 200 do *30 10% 50 do bnw 64% 25 do 10% 125 Oirar-1 Bk 20% 25 Illinois Bk 23 State of Trade. Asiif.s?A very mederate demand exidts for pots, at $1 Jlft icannmil vnjr UUII. ?. c AJU1JIIUI quuie over $1 Ol |. BnEAiisTiiKss?Genesee flour in held at $6; round hoop Ohio $4 04}; flat hoop Ohio $5. The market is not very active. We quote Georgetown at $5; Richmond county $4 H7J; Richmond city $6 60. Small sales of rye flour at $3 26. Jersey meal wc quote at $2 87J. Cotton?The market to-day has been very dull, and no disposition shown to purchase, while holders at the same time are anxious to sell some portion of their stock, and are willing to sell a fraction lower in the price,particularly on the lower grades, which we quote a Jc cheaper since Wednesday last. The sales to-day are about 760 hales. Freights are very dull, and but little offering Grain?We notice sales of Jersey wheat at $1 otj, and Illinois at $1 07. Corn is in iair demand, and we quote northern at 61 a 62c; Jersey yellow sells at 63c; sales of southern (Virginia) nt 60c We notice sales of rye at ti81 c. Oats are held at 32 a 33 for northern,and 29c for southern. Hay?The receipts down the river continue to a moderate extent. Common qualities sell at 32 a 36c; prime is held nt 37 a 40c. Whiskey?Drudge c?sks are firm at J3Je. Prison barrels we quote dull nt 34Jc. Reai. Estate?The following sales were made hy auction :? The house ami lot in Rivington street, distant 20 feet from the 8. E. corner of Tompkins and Rivington streets $3,760 Two lots of ground at, 8th ward, city of Brooklyn 100 Lot on 021 street, next to Lexington avenue, 31 j ft front, 461 feet renr hy 9o feet deep, 138 Two lots adjoining, 26 by 92 feet, $96 each 190 Four lots adjoining. 26 by 96 feet, $100 each, 100 Two lots adjoining, 26 by 99feet, $110 each 220 Two lots adjoining, 26 by 102 feet, $170 each,. . . 310 Fourjlots on 3d avenue, comer of 62d street, together 1324 teet front by 100 feet. $306 each.. . . 1,220 Provision Market. Very little alteration in our meat markets since our last Young lnmb comes in more plenty. There la very little poultry, and a great scarcity of wild game. The. flsli market is well supplied with hallihut and shad. Home lew salmon have been received Irom the east, and sold at fls. the lb Green vegetables are plenty, and some early green pets have been sent on from the south. The markets exhibit a very pretty appearance, with the early flowers, lilacs, Sic. Prices or Provisions Apples, t>b|." -81 50 ?3 no Otvw... al 25 Beef per lb *. II a 10 Honey, n- w, lb.- - 25 Btrfi percwt $4 50 a6 00 Lamh.perlb 8 a 12 Beef, corned . J a 7 Lard, per lb 8a ? Bacon. I7H? ? Mult., a 0 Blackfuh 6 a 8 Onions, pel bunch. 6 a 0 Beets,each 1 a ? Parsnips, perhun-l 123**1 25 Beans, bnsh 50 a 87>{ Pigeons,doz,- I 25 *1 50 Butter, freah per lh-14 a 18 Porter House SteakaIR a 12 Butter, firkin, tier lb. 6 a 10 Pork, per lb* . 6 a * Bass, lb 8 a 10 Pigs, roister* ? a$l 00 Celery a bunch. fi a I2>f Potatnea, bnaliel 31 a 75 Cauliflowers, doz.,50 it I 25 Potatoes,* wt,- -2a 6d hlf peck Crauberriea.a <|rt. -15 a ? Perch, Ik 6 a ? Crabs, dozen 12Xa 25 Poultty, pair 75 al 00'i Chicken* 50 a 87W hhad, each 15 a 18 Clama, 100 . 25 a 37>J Salmon,smoked 10 a 12 Calves Head, kc 25 a ? Htri|ied Baaa, lb- 8 a 12 Cabbage, each 5 a It Snipe, dozen 75 a ? Cheeae, new 6 a ? Sausages a 8 Carrota, each. I a ? Smeltalb 8 a ? Ducks, |ier pair -50 a 75 Turnips, per bush- 25 a 31 Kels 8 a 12 Tri|ie. lb ? a 43* Kgits-- 12 for 12>4 Turkies S6 al 50 KreshCod 4 a 5 Veal 6 a 12 Rounders 4 a 6 Brighton Cattle market* Aprii. 29 ?At market, 480 beef cattle, 19 pairs working oxen, 600 sheep, anil 1,140 swine. 25 beel cattle unsold Prices?Beef Cattle?We quote extrl at $6 60 a6 7.>: first quality, bin a $6 40; second quality, $6 n 5 26; third quality, $4 a 4 76. Working Oxen?Salea at $69, $65, $70 and $90. . Sheep- Salea from $2 60 to 3 76; wethers from $3 to 1 $4 25. Swine?Lot* to peddle from 6j a 6jc for rows, and 6^ a 6je for barrows; largo barrows from 6 to 6jc. At retail, 6 to 7Jc. An error occurred in our report last week?the price of beel cattle should have been higher. Foreign markets. Puzrto Carki.lo, April 3.?Since the departure of the Rowona, wo have had quito a revival, and in fact considerable activity prevails In our market at present. Coffee cotton, hidea. Sic. &.C . nour into tnun. r,nn ii.* *, . rior by large quantities daliy, which will enable several large Kuropean vessels in port to get off', and not leaa the Americans. We have in this harbor to day the Am. schr. Kmily. Kllicot, of Baltimore?the will sail to-morrow for that port i brig Token, from New York, to sail soon for Now York. ( offee $7 a iter qtl.: Hides hJ cts per lb., Indigo, nominal, B rs per lb. for K.; Cotton dull and no aalot. Married, At Yonkers, on Tuaaday morning. soth alt. by the Re*. Dr. Darker, Oam* Wood, Jr. to Dakah c., youngest daughter of Christian Tripler, Esq At Ilahway, (N. J ) on Thursday, 3d inst. by the Rev Mr. Kmhtiry, .Ions Mills*, Ksq. of New York, to Mask Am*, daughter of Jason Roe, Ksq. of Railway. Died. On Friday evening, 3d inst. of consumption, Mrs, M i sv, wife of Joseph Dennett, in the 4*th year of her age The friends and relatives of the family, and the members of Greenwich Dodge (No. 40) I. O. of O. K. are respectfully invited to attend her funeral, this afternoon at 3 o'clock from 300 Hudson street On Friday, 3d inst. of scarlet fever, Matthi.w Bowbs >, youngest son of Robert and Mary Jane Reynolds, age,! II months. Tne friends and acquaintances of the family are res

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