Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 6, 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 6, 1844 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. Saw Vvrh, Monday, May 0, 1000. (ay- Aosnt* of oolveaoy and respectable itandiug, aio wont?d at Louiirille and AuguiW, lor tha Naw York Herald. None but inch need apply. ^rrPLKMENT TO THE ?KW YORK HEItALD.? Owing to a press of matter and advertisements, our regular subscribers are furnished this morning with a Supplement, containing editorial remarks on the Texas meeting and other subjects?closing scenes of the Whig Convention at Baltimore? , Meeting of Colored Citizens to denounce John C. Calhoun?Advertisements, Arc. Sec. Steamship Hiber.nia ? This ship has been at sea sixteen days. Her passage has undoubtedly been lengthened by the dense logs that at this season prevail on the banks, and the vast quantities of floating ice found in those latitudes. Our overland express will leave Boston immediately after her arrival, and an extra will be issued from this office immediately on its arrival in this city. The advices by the Hibernia will probably be highly interesting and important. It is supposed O'Connell received his sentence on the 15th of April, four ^lays before the steamer left. Look out for th* Extra Her a Id._ Kallglous Anniversaries. Momdat, May 6th. Preibytarian Board of Foreign Missions?at the Rooma, 4 1* M *nd public mauling Wall at church, 7J I'. M. American Seamen's Frwnd Society.?Tabernacle, 7i o'clock, P. M. Tcsidat, May 7th. Ameii.'nu Hocioty for Meliorating of the Jewa?Tabernacle, it) A M Fuii-i^u Evangelical Society?Reformed Dutch church, Dr. Macauley 'a church, \ator Place, 7J P. M New Fork an 1 American ?uiduy School Union.?Tab? rnwlu, 7l P M. I'locumioii at S P. M American Vuti-Slavery S duty Amerr i K<.in<i- Moral {tularin Society.?Allen street church, (Rev. O d ' lv r ) 7) P M tVf.nvesDsr Vlay 3th. AmsiI-'an Tract None' v --Tabernacle, 10 A M Kititi'.rn New kora Auu SI-ivcry Society?Apollo Hall, ' 4lli Bros ! way. 10 A 11 American Feme''' Moral Rufoiui Society lor delegates ami members?36 Park, 10 A A1 and J P. St. Peace Sjciuty ?Dr Aoama' church, Broome atreet, 7? o'clock, V M American Home Missionary Society, Tabernacle, 71 o'clock I' M New Vork 9'ate Colonization Society ?Rev. Dr. Cone's ohurch, in Broome at 7, P. M. Thcksuit, May 9lh. American Bible Society.?.Tabernacle, 10 A. M. Exhibition ol th? rupili of the New York Institution fir the luUiUI.tou ol the Duaf ant Dumb?Tabernacle, 4 o'clock. P >1 American Tamperince Uni ?n ?T ib-*nnote, 7} I' M.? Atlrwue* by Rev I) - B fori, \t Oriat and J B (lough. Ksqri. The meeting of Delegates, See , at the office ol the Union 144 Nm?ati ?t. 4 P ol America i Piote<?ant So-itrty ?Reformo<l Dutch, (Dr. Hu'.touY) Washington Square, 7j P M American Education society ?Central Presbyterian j ch trch, Broome at 1\ P M knioar, May lUth Mee in< in beh ilf of tne Amerioen Bo.irlo! Commis- j liunor* for Foreign Miatiooa -Tahem icle, 10 A. M. 'XJ- file Vinivnrs iry of the Missionary society ol the MetuoJist Epincop.il Oh'irob will he hell -one time <1u-j ring theearly pert of the montn. hut tha lime, place, and . arrange,in n's are not agreed upon The Prealfteutlai ^iteatlitii? lingular Prospect* The question of the next Presidency becomes m >re and more interesting?more und more involved in mystery?more and more full ol excitement and effort, on all sides. Thus far ih-whigs have had the advantage of anion in their ranks, growing enthusiasm, and the clearest of fields. Their principles and their men are before the nation, in the broadest form and in the most candid shape. The whig convention, in nominating Clay and Frelmghuysen, did not pass over in silence their principles and measures, as they did in 1840. They have boldly flung their banner to the breeze, in this brief declaration of faith, which was adopted and passed by the convention last week: ? Resolved, That in presenting to the people the names ot HENRY CLAY lor President, ami THEODORE FRELlNt.HU YSEN for Vice-President, this Convention is actuated the conviction tuat all the groat principles of the Whig party?principles inseparable from rhe public honor and prosperity?will be maintained and advanced by the election otchose candidates. i Resolved, That these principles may be summed up as , comprising 1st. A well-regulated national currency. 1 9ud. A Tariff lor revenue to defray the necessary ex- j penses of the Government, and discriminating with spe- . rial reference to the protection of the domestic labor ot ' the country I 3rd. The distribution of the proceeds from the sales of , the public lands. 4th. A single term for the Presidency. I 8th. A reform of Executive usurpations. 6th. And generally such an administration of the affairs of the country as shall imparl t > everv branch of the pub- 1 lie service the greatest practicable efficiency, controlled , by a well-regulated ami wise economy. Here are six plain and distinct principles, in- 1 volving every interest, which the whigs adopt as the banner under which they go forth to battle. ' On the subject of Texas, tney are silent, which, with Mr. Clay's letter before us, may be cot:sidered a species of opposition, or at least a postponement, till Mexico agrees to such a measuie. 1 With these men and measures, the whigs ' throughout the republic will now go to work?tru- 1 vel the country over, speak, talk, reason, sing and 1 sermonize until November. Such is the position of the whigs. What is the position and prospects of the democrats! Very bad ?truely bad?almost hopeless?entirely desponding. Let us see. The democracy are in a state of great confusion Had disunion, not only on their measures bni, on their men also. First, of their measures.? in reference to a bank, or an institution lurnishing a national currency, the democrats are opposed ; ' eo also are they opposed to the distribution of the 1 public land"!, but on the Texas question, a protec- ' tive tariff, and a Presidential single term, thi-y are ' divided and torn to pieces in the most melancholy ' 'nannrr The same disse.npions also exist in relerT ^ ence to their principal c tudid.iies tor office. For two or three years liieie was .t li-rce contest between ' Calhoun and Van R'iren, till the former withdrew, ' and now there i ; a strong apposition toVan I5ur<*n on v account ol his views on the tariff, Texas, aim 1 single-term questions?involving, also, the succession Hut, above, all the recent election in Virginia u has given a tatal blow to Van Buren's chances of ^ the nomination or availability. Even the Riihmoiul Enquir* now admits it. llear Mr c Ritchie:? The Bilti-nore Convention meet* on the U7th inut In- ^ du!g? our pai\/A.a opinions, it wo pi. asr, in the mean timr 1 ?oaavass the merit* m our can Isluiea -discuss this qtl?u>tion with mo Inration and wis lorn B i wh-u that < )o i vention meets, let it couie together in a spirit ol concilia- i tian and harmony -co.up ire 0,11.11011- with ^.-eat tiank ness, but wrh good temper Let ns no. make confusion wor?? confounded Lei us no break our party intotrag ' ments hy lurthar contentious m l l.eorta.e evary ncm , cannot obfsiu the cam 11 tale whom lie tiny orefer, let linn not, therefore, reluse his enpp >rt or * . ? '" hi- rtn ugth in 1 diahonorahle desert,on, or 111 atiilei auptnenrts The | danger is too great. Tlie eneiny is too fe.irtiil l?7,? 1ul/| I .if like any tipiMiran $<b>nrr than II Clay. -Hickmoml I " Rnqnirtr. I | It is evident by these indications from Vir-1 guiia and < leewhere, tliat Mr. Van Buren cannot 1 he elected, in lite midst of such dissensions in his I wii party. Even Virginia is ready to take " any 1 republican sooner than II. Clay," in order to con-1 ciliale, and there are none others of any availa- | uiuiy uui vrruerai o tss or i_/omniouore cuewart Tins whig* hav- adopted the principle of a single Win, .md list n-ii-ral popularity wih force it, alao, up ?n the d'-mocrats. It will, therefore, he seen that the democracy will be 11 a very interesting position from this day up to the 27th instant. It is in the throes of labor of the most intense kind. Every thing will depend on the candidate selected by that Convention. If they select a proper man, the contest will be splendid?it will be in a contest on measures and principles known to the whole world. If the wings 1 succeed in electing Henry Clay, a national bank J will be established, if capitalists can be found a second time to trust their money in such an institution. The proceeds of the public lands will be distributed to the States, and thereby State stocks may rise in price. The present protective tarill will be settled and fixed. A single Presidential t rm will be established. Texas will be refused admission into the Union, and Daniel Webster will 1 f i iceed Mr. Clay. We will have a few years oil ood times?great bank expansions?high priest? I m lucky st>eculatioun?to end in another re vuliuoa like that of 1837, which, however, will only overtake 'he ignorant and unwise. On the contrary, if the j "leinocruts select a candidate that will conciliate , ill the elements of the party, (which Mr. Van | Jlureii cannot do.) they may yet overthrow the ! prospects ol Mr. Clay?prevent bank expansions? ' .-truugle another national bank in the seed?check all speculations leading to the weafth and extravagance ol a day, but the ruin and poverty of a whole life. Such is the interesting crisis and contest before us. Let us watch every movement?and pluce it before our readers. The Wikoff Correspondence?Fanny Ft.ssi.er in tue United States.?We give to-day unother batch ol this famous correspondence, written by this man-milliner, this Mantalmi, this " Chevalier Wikolf," who attempts to set himself up h>*re as the pink ol gentlemen, a moralist ol the first water, and sovereign leader of public opinion, and which gives an account of the career of beautiful Fanny Flssler, in the United States, with a particular and graphic record of all the impudent, ridiculous, and disgraceful things and doings with which this chevalier was connected, and by which he almost ruined Fanny's prospects in this country. It is almost impossible to enter into an analysis of the absurd sayings and doings, and ridiculous things with which this Chevalier became connected, as appears by his own correspondence. One thing, however, is evident, from the beginning ol the correspondence to the dale to which we have now arrived?for we have many additional letters to give ?and that is, that every statement which this man milliner has made to the New York papersin relation to our disinterested conduct towards Fanny Kl.-usler, has been proved to be an arrant und delihe- : rale falsehood. Hardly a single t tile is ihere in tins large collection of his own letters, which docs noi prove him to be a liar. Even his own letter, ( published in our last batch, and written nearly a year and u halt after Fanny Elssler's arrival in this country, and before any of those presents or " black ! mail," as he calls it,were given to us?even in that letter he admits the truth of what we Htated, and convicts himself ol telling agross and atrocious falsehood. "FannyElssler," says he, "was very anxious to make you some handsome acknowledgment before she went south ; but I said no, do it before you It uvc the country, for I believe he would accept cheerfully then what he might look on as a sort ol buytug up his good word now " Was ever falsehood so glaringly exposed 1 Was 4?er calumny so stripped naked to meet the just indignation of the public 1 And this is only one of the falsehoods of which, under Ins own hand and seal, tnis chevalier stands convicted. Every letter brands and burns deep into his forehead the eternal infamy of falsehood it is utterly impossible to enumerate the various points in these letters which show the shocking character of this man?his utter destitution of all truth, honor, manliness, and inteimtv. His folly mid impudence are equalled only by las want ol veracity. The correspondence is, indeed, Lhe most p.unlully elaborate exhibition of combined silliness, ignorance, and falsehood, which has perhaps ever been presented tor the warning and instruction oi mankind. We have known tools who yet regarded trutn, and would have scorned to stoop to deliberate falsehood. We have known, also, liars, who, although it added to their infamy, were yet intelligent and sensible. But here we have a a hybrid sort ot character, combining foolishness and falsehood to an unparalleled extent. In one of the letters published to-day, he very deliberately asks us to publish a card and append to it the name of Mr. Stout. This forgery he asks us to commit, with as much nonchalance as on the utterance of any ol his talsehoods, just as it he really expected that we would deliberately go to work and forge Mr. Stout's name on his resjionsibility. Then, if an illuslratiou of his morals were wanted, look ut the story connected with Mrs. Valleeand her children. Look at ;he meanness withwhichhe attempted to tob oil this )oor woman who had a claim of $26, by desiring icr to write to me, and through my influence get >ayment from Mr. Simjison, whilst Fanny Elssler would herself, had it been made known to her, have paid it at once ! Then as to his ridiculous and impudent talk about his position and mixing in high society ; in one of his letters Iroin Boston he details a statement that " we," that is Fanny and himself, "dined with the highly respectable Mr. Otis, and a distin juishfd circle, including John Quincy Adams, Judge Story and Professor Ticknor," and tlial they illicit the dinner party early, in order to "pay lomage to Fanny at the theatre"?and all this he Hates with a request that we would publish it, in aider to feed his vanity. But we had a little more sagacity than this fool imagined it possible for any one to. have, and this statement, which we don't yet believe a word of, we nailed to the counter, like many of his other fabrications. So with regard to his assertion that we called upon him, and were pressing our civilities upon him, and following him and Fanny Elssler. Why every letter that we publish proves the utter falsity of his statement. In every letter,it is seen he is tormenting and pressing us continually to say this and to say that?to publi-h tins and to publish that?to j>u{] in this way and to puffin that way; and not Duly did he thus annoy us by letter, but while in Mew Vurk he was continually at our office boring ind teasing us to such an extent, that we had at act, oil one occasion, to tell him that we would i Lick him out of our office, and this was well .nown to all who were in at the time. Whenever ' ic got into a row, as at Coney Island?whenever I le got into difficulty, as that with Simpson, and he | vas eternally getting into scrapes from his iiiprrtiuence, folly, ignorance and presumption ' -whenever he got into trouble of any kind, he ,lw lvscame, as he says, "to hear what Robinson 3rusoe would say !" We were his stay?his guide -his mentor?his "Robinson Crusoe," in all diffiulties. Such is the picture of this man, ns presented by limself! A mean, impudent,ignorant,presumptuous, ying, malicious person?without either birth or rlucaiion?without a " position" either in Europe r this country ! and this is the creature who prates ibout honor and morality?about the national uhuacter? and starts a miserable paper to improve kmerican morals, and vindicate American res|iectbility, and all that! Pooh! it is too great a arce to proceed farther with to-day. Hut we hall continue this correspondence?the richest part 1 s coming, with his laughable and contemptible ondliclin hia " lnv?> nilurr-.l" uiLll. P..-.-.. LM?1? . tv,v V|MU>|V? ?t ivu 1 amijr JiU*Icr, in London, hs described by his own hand. As n | timber item, here is a card from Mr. Stout, the ' artist Nrw York, May 3, 1844. Mr BinnnT. llKtii Sir,? I shall send you, within a few daya, n reply to Henry Wikolrs attack on me in Thur*day'a Herald- it will em brace my history of the Kinder statue?the character and real poi.ition of Wikoir hit opinion ol Klaaler, Korraat, i aglioiii, Mrs Wood, Dr Mott, Sir Sic His examination before. Oliver Lowndes and myself, by District Attorney VV tilting ronr?rning his platonic wllection for Klssler, an?' otherwise, a rich scene -his hl?ck mail to the ' Flash and othei public prints-hit offer ol Mark mail to ins ol our reputable journals, and his withering re pulse?his opinion of yourswtt nn.l Mrs. Bennett-hls regrets et hia misspent lite- and hi. attempts lolreform, com mencing with his curse of Klssler-his persecution ol myself, arising from jealousy, and other motives combined ?his advice to me, by letter, to stimulate the press in general to favor me, by the payment of f,1ft or *ftn fe?a_hi, curiosity to know ol the thousand and one stories told in the statue room, of Kllsler, the Duke do Reirhjtadt and himsell?hia belief that nothing could ho said in Ids lavor ?his interference with Fowler, the phrenologist, to snp. press his work entitled "Stout and Klssler, phrenologi cally,"kr Sic. ? Klssler and her cousin's opinion ol Wikoft Klssler'* opinion of yeurself and wife?the opinion ol many of our distinguished men, that I had conferred ton high an honor on Klssler by making a ttaiue ofher-that by so doing I had broken the just laws of my high art, that I should have selected a subject far more elevated and chaste Klssler's exiiuisite delight at having her stu tue made her lrei|iient dream during her journey to Ha vaiitia and the south and west - her earneat aolicitalion. that l should go to Kurope with her, she to perform after my statue, in nearly all the capitals ol Kurope?her offer to set to ma tor another statue, in another cnarocter, if I I honor and pleasure 1 hat eivon to her by making her statue?my refusal to stray from my origmul design, and to |>ut inure drapery on the work- my otter to change the features of the (ace. and declare it an ideal work?EUster'i remonstrance anil solicitation not to ha\e this dono? my gie:tt sacrifice to please her?tiie objection of tome o( my friends to tie seen in my room with Wikotf? my hints that his presence was odious?his threat to destroy the stutne? Ins I?j.ist that the most inflated Klssler putt's in the " Herald" were written by himself?his li >gging at Ha vaiia, by an eye witness -the oltair of Coney Island? his opinion of Sylvaiu?his ideas on his marriage with Klssler ? his intimations that for the future Mr Bennett would say uo mere in praise oi my works?the gold pencil case, kc.tkc. yours, JAMES V. STOUT. The Texas Meeting In the Park on Sa tnrday Afternoon?Accidental Smashdown of the Platform?Great Gathering ot the " Hone mid Jtlnew"?Grent Speeches from Mike Walsh, Win. shaler, and a dozen other* of the flower of the Democracy. The call of a meeting iu the Park of all in favor of the annexation ol Texas, brought together an immense crowd of at least ten thousand people. A platform was erected in trout of the City Hull, which was tuken possession of by a rather miscellaneous crowd ol persons who rushed toward und jammed up every available spot. The " lone star" llag of Texas floated from the platform. On motion, The Hon. J. II. Suvdam was unanimously called to the Chair. On motion of E. S. Osrry, Esq., the following gentlemen were nominated Vice Presidents:? I Jolm 1 Boyd, H. C. Towner, P. O. Moloney, ; Henry Kaymuinl, Joint Lo Count, John Kmmsns, i J. Snermau Brownell, lJavid P. Hulstead, John Murphy, U. C. Broderick, Klijah F. Partly, Wm I' Poweri, hid waid J Swords, J. J. Phillips, Stephen Hasbrouck Geo. Dixey, Kccles Gilleinler, Henry C. Atwood. I On motion ol Major tf. E. Baldwin, the following gentlemen were appointed lo act as Secretaries :? John Bogert, (Jeo. W. Niles, llenrv P Barber, Wm Francis, tdwurd Cogue, Thomas Kelly, James Bergen, U. B Conuoilv, t>. Silberrad, John Orser, Goo. Weir, Kd wutd Gallagher. When the meeting wiik fully organized, twenty-six sue cessive shots were tired from a cannon, which was planted near the platform, in honor ol the twenty-six States. The Chaikman announced the next shot was in honor of Texus, and that it should he a roarer. Texas would soon form the twenty-seventh State in the Uuion, and they should therefore pay her due honors. The boom of the cannon at this tire reached through the city, and shook "Old Tammany," from which proudly floated, mast high, the American flag. The flag of the Union also waved from the Astor House and the Museums The Park fountain sparkled in the sunshine?the breezes swept gaily through the budding trees?the boys shouted and hurraed?the smoke ot the cannonading cleared away?and the Chairman called for three hearty cheers for Texas, which were given, and reverberated through the air. Three cheers were then given for the States ol the Union, three for President Tyler, and the crowd being then very hoarse, the hand struck up the "Star Spangled Banner." James Bi-.nor.rt, Ksq .here came forward, and said he had received a letter of apology from I'-h-ulcs A. Clinton, in which the writer expressed his cordial coucurrenoe in the objects of thu meeting, und was for immtdiaU annexation Mr. Bergen was in the act of reading the letter, when the plattorm gave wuy, and all who were upon it were precipitated, topsy-turvy, to the ground The reporter's table capsized, and one of our corps, who hud been on duty at the time, was pitched on his back, and would have been seriously injured, hud not Major Baldwin, who alteadv lay prostrate on the ground, broken the fall, the table ha vmg protected him from above. The gallanthiajor and the reporter, however, were soon rescued. Mr Bergen hud his knee severely lacerated, and other persons on the platform at the time were injured more or less. The "one star banner" proudly waved from a portion ol'the platform where it hail been fixed, "unhurt amid the wreck o! matter," and some remarked it was prophetic of the tri i umphant aud happy re-annexation with ourunconquered , and growing Union. Mr Bergen, notwithstanding the , severe accident he met with, still maunted the last plank ol the platform, and concluded the reading of the lettn saying at the same time that broken lilatforms, shattered , limbs, or the roar ot the cannon, had no terrors for hiin | in defence of Texas. The meeting here adjourned to the steps of the City , Hall, when, I H. P. Barber, Ksq., came forward and read thcreeoln. tions amid loud calls for "Mike Walsh." The resolutions went fully into the question of annexn- , tion?its advantages?and reviewed the whole hiRtorv of Texas, giving some very significant hints to Kngland on , the subject ol interference with Texas. | Mr. Barber, utter he had concluded reading the re- , solutions, said he did not think it necessary for him | to say a word in favor of them. The object they contain- , ed must be hailed by every American with feelings t-1 pride and satisfaction. The laud winch they were about , to annex to their country was known to them, and was rich m minerals , vegt tuldi ?, and had the most lertiic cli mate on the face of tne globe (Hero thocalls for "Mike i Walsh" were rejieated, and it was imposrihle to catch tinwords of the speaker.) When order was restored, he , continued 'The Texans struggled for their indepcr. , dence and they won a glorious victory; their indepen- , dence being recognized liy several of the nations. (Cheer- . and calls for "Mike Walsh '") He would ask upon what , grounds did persons object to the annexation of Texas to j the United 8tates ? It wus objected to by some on the ( grounds of its hearing uniin the ?bive nuuatinn T??a, would be in a much better condition thau she was at this , moment, by being attached to another country?it would < strengthen her position ; and it was manifest, that in relation to the slave question, whatever objection may be . urged against annexation on that ground, the Union had , |>ower to dispose of it. (The calls here were renewed for j "Mike Walsh," and some confusion prevailed in the , crowd) It had been said that the consent of Mexico j ought to be;solicited. Mexico ought not to lie asked for her , consent, as Texas had won her independence in 1821 ( The hrtory of that memorable struggle was fresh in the , recollection of all Santa Anna overrun the cauntiy, and \ his forces were broken down, when Texas won her inde ( pendetice and maintained it. This was recognized by the | free will ol'the people of the United States ? it was recog- , nized by France?by Kngland?and by Ood (Vociferous , cheers.)Tcxas now solicited to bo admitb-d into the Union, . an l the admission should he immediate, unconditional and eternal. (The cads for "Mike Walsh" were renewed, , when Mr. Barber concluded.) , A man of the name ol JsmksF Diusr.who had.it appear- . ed. been crushed down under tlieplatlorm at its fall, was ( liera removed trom the Park on a litter, lie received some t sovere Internal injury. I Mr. Wai.sh here came forward, and said they were as- < sembled to-day lor the purpose ol discussing a question, j the magnitude and importance of which engaged the attention ol every friend of freedom and lover of his coun- p tiy in this free land. It was not a question of this day? , nor a question for themselves ; but it was a question lor i future generations, and one that would go dow 11 to poste- r rity with the names ol those who were engaged in It. The , splendid coumry they sought to annex to the Union, vi? c n part and portion r f their territory, and if severed fiom ? them, it would bo severing their right arm. lie knew ] that much had been said on the constitutional question f ol annexation ; but when it was considered that tin r United States had recognized the independence of Texas r lor over eight years, an.I that they were bound to Texas r by every tie that could bind sister to sister - or land to r land? thcy'were bound to aid Texas, and protect her from ,, any aggression that might be made upon her V (Tremendous cheering.) This attempt was made in the part of Kngland to aggrandise herself, aided by some of the domestic traitors ol the country who were p. lengued with the British government ; Out Amei ica would , talk out on this subject (Loud cheering ) If those mer- p ceuaries that were sent here from Kngland were sincere in their love for the slave, they would find sufficient objects for their sympathy in their own factories (cheers) ? where the white slaves ol Kngland were doomed to a sort of aerfship, that was inoie degrading in its character than any similar institution on the face of the globe. (( heers ) It was mighty amusing to hear the old cronies that were collected together at the Taheniscle a few evenings back iian^uvci ; lu ipnu VII nil" MimitMHUIIS qiiesilOIl OI in' | deepest national importance Every face was white and | callous with infamy, an I every h"?rt wai hlack with tren- . von These iellows coll lit not nee the (food that annexation , would produce?taey *uw uo ^onl hut in Spanish dot | lara, as all of them were hank-men. or stock-jirh'ers?fr , nws who "worshipped Mammon.?(<Jtnana.) He inked,I , was it through sympathy lor tno li> art-rending ti ara and , erieg of the widow* and orphans in the factories of Eug- i land,'those worshippers of M.unmon had assembled? (fries | of no, 110.) ilecari d not whoilier this was brought ahou' i iiy dnmeatic ticicliery or British gold, the consequences | would be the e-une. The independence of Texas win re- | cognized hy mutual Tn a y, and if they allowed it to br i placed under a foreign yoke, tliey might a* well nhoiiah , that Tr'a'y altogether. When Texas wag added to Spain | in 1919. Henry (.lay wni then one of ti.r moat violeut op , poser* ot the meaaure. He denied the right of the , United Slates to attack the citizen* of Texan Il? liar | turned aide* and now opposes the annexation of Toxas , During the Jackaon adminiatration it was proposed to , pn veil use Texas -. and now, when annexation .van pro- < posed?a question that involved the nationil honor and , character-the Industry of the country?this opposition i waa get up through a flimsy feeling of politic* hut th< country waa looking on calmly at the game of parties , and would visit with a heavy vengeance those who would | betray its interegts. There was ano'lier objection urged hy the opponents of the measure?' that they had already , too much territory." Such a remark would apply to a mo- \ narc.h v such as England; hut to such a country as their'* i the argument could not apply. These efforts against an- , nexation were made by a set of aggrandizing villains ? | This waa the way in which they showed their patriotism , made up to advance the inuirostl ol mercenary despot*. The career and history of Kngland waa too well known , to those around him?her grasping, avaricious spirit; and i those mm who were opposed to the democrncy of the land?Ike people of the Union, on this momentous que*- i tion, were welljiindetatood by every lover of hiscountry (Cheers.) Mr. W. after again adverting to the factory , system in Kngland, and giving John Bull some half-dozen , good nrondsuies. concluded I Mr. F.. 8 Drear next addressed the meeting. Fellow , citizen*?It is upon u great question that we assemble , here, and this immense assembly show* that upon ffreat , questions American citizen* can drop nil aniaiositles? ( that upon such a (ideation it* thin, which asks all politician* who value lih-, liberty and republicanism to come i prepared to drop all di?tinctiona and bury division under | th? earth. Thi* is a great and noble cause, which ahould mgeonwar 1 every disciple of liberty in every corner of this great Union. I did suppose that ae soon n? the propo- | ition lor annexation was made, that the whole American world would be up in support of l;t but it so happen* that 'J*1'0 *r"tl leaders, as they are colled?two candidates lor the Pi.silency- have declared that the time ha* not jet come have told you that although the motive which exist* for the adoption of Texas is just that although ( they have not much to sny against the measure, yet tin lime lias not yet come- it must he put off till another day Notwithstanding this, the people of America are called I upon to trite with on* voire in favor of liberty. (Cheers (Jrntlnien, the people of Texas are "bone of our boni inut lieth of our Hash"?they were formerly citizens o ihit grout republic, who, actuated by th* spirit oi enter prize, went to that country to found another State, im prove their condition and carry the princtph-.a, the man neri, the language of America along with them Tliej ,in*I no idea when they went to Texas of separating fron this country. They found however, that they ha< to ileal with Mexicans?that the alternative wan liberti or despotism. What could they ilof Why, what everj man ?what every American should do -they declare* themselves free and independent?they took pessessioi of the soil against Mexico and against the world?(lout cheers)?aud now, these our sisters, our brethren our children,stretch torth their hands, being free, and asl U3 to receive them. She has been already recognized a: an independent country by three of the greatest power on earth, aad we wish no longer to be separated from on kindred. And the question now is, whether their cal will be unheard?whether we will receive them or throu them hack into the arms of despotism again. (Dravo The opposition which is ottered to annexation comes fron the opponents of slavery. I tell you. fellow citizens, the if ever this Union is shattered and dissolved, i will bo by the fanatic, the senseless, the incendier; attempts of the abolitionists (Cries of good !) Th people of the South have always proved themselve th" ardent friends of liberty, ami are willing to defend the Union with their heait?' blood ? (Loud cheers ) Thes corrupt anil pretended philanthropists of the North, win would incarcerate in the factory mid the forge the whit sluvps, wish to cover up their iniquity by n preteudei sympathy with the slaves ol the South?(Cries of goud goon?bravo, ami cheers). I, for one, gentlemen, am fo protecting the laws?'be people of the South against thi abolitionists of the North and by the annexation o Texas incrnasu the power of the Southern States unti hey are enabled to say?"We are secure?our rights am institutional sou will not trample on "?("Good," and louc

cheers.) We have hod a Comrress lor the last few year bent upon the ruin of the South, and by whom was tho instigated? By the abolitionists. Now, 1 say, gentlemen let us at once extend our Southern territory?but slaver; or not, that question we can settle afterwards Let u make Texas one in the great connection of the UniteStates. I have been struck with one curious argument ii theletteis of both (day ami Van Bureu. They tell u that they recognize the independence oi Texas dr. fact but not rfc jure Now, gentlemen, if 1 rucegn zea man ti he a man?I treat him as u man. I do not turn roum when it suits myself, and any to the contrary. (Luughtur Texas is an independent State, and recognized as such although she was once an infant State, she is now a man and wants to dwell with us as such (Cheers ) I g fo extending the mantle of liberty over all the earth, and say for one, I will go annexation -for the adoption of thi lone . tar of Texas into our glorious constellation of li but) (Immense cheering) Here there were loud cries of" Shaler"?" Shalor"?an< in obedience to them that sturdy democrat made his ap pearance on the table, and was greeted with the tnosi en thusiastic cheers; than " In-neat Bill Shaler," there is ni grenter favorite with tho " bone and sinew." Mr. Shai.kh spoke as follows :?it is hardly necessar) for me to say any thing in order to commend to you, ai men and as citizens of this great republic, thu cause o Texas Vott all know with what energetic bravery thi gallant inen who proclaimed her independence, in 1836 conducted themselves. They fought like men, and in al that constitutes men entitled to republican citizenship discovered themselves to lie worthy of entering our ex ten-led brotherhood of freemen. (Loud cheering) li 1836. fellow citizens, these gallant Texaus, bone of out bone and flesh of our flesh, with the same Anglo Haxoi; blood coursing through their veins offered us the re an nexation of Texas, hut it was refused ; and for eight lon|! vears haveth.t g illant he irted menol Texas been fighting for the maintenance of their independence, ever true tr their glorious banner, which this dly wave befori us proudly in the breeze (Great cheering) They aril ask to lie brought into our iamily. and here this day wi have assembled to commune like freemen, and determine whether the request of the?e our brethren is to be granted (Loud cheers, and cries of ' It will ?it nust!") Yes, il will, my friends. A voice has now beeu uttered by thii community which will tell like thunder in the Senate chamber?(Loud cheers) The universal cry here is? Ifnr tl-Vfii 1 for Tpvnu ' -,n.u r,o,,P> (I.oud cheers, find cries of "It take us to take Texas "? And, my friends, let me hern for a moment advert to thi ron'rast which this meeting presents to the manner in whiaji great questions, affecting the interests of the peo pie, are decided in Europe. Could they dare there thtn o assemble and commune together like freemen?liki men whose interests were at stake, and whose opinion was, as it ought to he supreme ? No. they dare not?thr people dare not thus assemble. There all this is done in the secrecy of the Cabinet chamber ? (Cheeis ) And wt should never forget the importance and the responsibilty af our position In this land ol freedom We. should nevei shrink 'mm duty And what ia the great duty which now presents itself? Is it not to take these brethren oi mrs in Texas by the hand, and admit them into that great lumily whose liniaments they hear? Let us meet this ques 'ion fairly As you have been told, we?th" pe.ople?arc fr do this work It is not impossible to exaggerate the impor tanceofthis question. It is a matter of greater moment than the last declaration of war with Great Britain?mighty at the declaration of independence in *7B -and the decision af this mighty "question is with the peoplo. If they say. 'Texas, ro-annex," Texas will he re-annexed. (Loud ttlieers.) The fiat of the people will go forth, and must be obeyed. (Renewed cheers.) What aro the objections igainst this re annexatien ? We have the two political bouses Bgainst it Henry Clay is against it, because he wants the consent ol Mexico. Mr. Van Buren rays that it is constitutional to annex Texas, hut no* till lie he electad President. (Laughter, and a voice called out, " Don't vou wish you may get it, Matty," followed by roars of laughter.) And this Is the amount of objection to annexation. As to the consent of Mexico, contended for by Mr. Clay, I affirm that Hint is nothing under the law of nations^ for if we want the consent of .Mexico, we must go beyond her, and get that of Spain. But I need not purme this fallacy farther, it is a mere quibble on the part of Mr Cl'y. [Loud cheers.) And then on the lideof annexation, what an array is there of the patriotism, the wisdom, the bravery, the tried fidelity of our glorious republic ! (Loud cheers ) We have the gallant aid soldier, Richard M. Johnson? (loud cheers)?the old soldier?the brave and honest patriot?and a sensible man too, let me tell you (Laughter and cheers ) We have John C. Calhoun (Tremendouscheering.) Whoelsehave we? John Ty'or. (Great cheering) Yes, John Tvler s worthy son of old Virginia?of high honor, unsullied integrity, and tried patriotism. We have tried him and aever found him wanting. (Great cheering.) Then here is anotner man, wnom uou will pronnfely soon re 'eive into his paternal embraces?Andrew Jackson.? (Tremendous cheering) He goes for Texas?now or aevcr ! (Cheers) Ann now, fel'ow citizens, I conclude ay exhorting you to spare no effort in order to carry this great measure. The stability of the Union itself?the na;ional honor?justice-humanity?every consideration which should impel us to generous, wise and jusi action, lemands the immediate annexation of Texas to this republic. Mr. S. then retired amid enthusiastic, cheers. Mr. Johx CoMMr.nFomi here came forward, and in his ipening remarks spoke of the present condition of t'ana la under British domination He was for John Tyler ind liberty?now or never?all money producing classrust yourselves?every ene for self?liberty?no com lined opposition?defeat efforts?independent of Texas? mrrah ? good? three cheers for Tyler?three cheers foi 'alhoun?three for Texas?thiee for Jackson?hurrah? mrrah?good, very good ?hurrah Hero there roso loud cries of " Atwood"?"Atwood," nit Mr. Atwood not making bis appearance, Mr Tisistro nounted the stand and was received with loud cheers.? Jethen said-It has been well said by one of the gentle nen who have addressed you, fellow citizens, on tliisoc asion, that freedom of opinion was the crowning glory if democratic institutions, and never has there been preented a crisis in Ameicun history, which calls more ourtly t' an that which hna now arrived for the exercise tilly and manfully, of that freedom of opinion, without Heard to parties, or the dictation of selfish individuals or liipirs This is not a matter that can be taken un like me of the many topics which makeup the materials o! inlitical warfare, which are presenting themselves very day, and are decided merely with reference to the uc.cess or defeat of political leaders, or the tricks of thi ir that party. (Cheers.) It is a question of such deep ,nd vital interest that the most gigantic minds of the age lave been fastened upon it for years. It is a qnpstion vbich involves not only the weal or wo of our country. mt the fate and welfare of unborn generations All that ve have to do. then, is not to consider whether the preent administration are nliout to reap any advantage from he nble and statesman-like manner in which the treaty las been negotiated?not whether ita ratification by the Senate will affect the success of Mr Clay or Mr Van Bu ren?not whether the British lion will roar with ragp or he Mexican eagle shriek in vengeance?but whether the measure itself is calculated to redound to the interest and lonor of our country ("bravo" and cheers! ?bv tending 0 perpetuate the Union and enhance its prosperity and leac.o. Such iieing the great object, the patriotic, object vhirh the advocates of annexation have had in view: such icing the multitude of interestsinvolvcd in this momentous picstion?8 better appropriation could not have been nade than that of thts s/iet to discusa fully and manfulh ill the intrinsic, merits of th? question. From this hour he stones on which we tread, find the marble walls of this rrnud. time-honored edifiro which stands before ns thel' ear witness that the. "loncs'nr of Texas" no longer sighs n vain for admission amongst its fellows of tho lepubtWI,ond cheers ) Fvery breeze that is wafted along shall re frcightod with the joyous news that this lonely stai I'ked for n place amongst th? galaxy of freedom whose Ight shall pierr" the darkness that broods over the far western fields of Texas (Cheers ) !.?( every green l"?l md budding blossom of these beauteous trees around us an to us the emblems of tha' prosperity which i? about to lawn on the causa nt equal lights and universal freedom (bond ami enthusiastic cheers) Let us remember, too hat v bile we stand here we may well fancy that the im mortal spirl's ot the grea. fathers of our liberties are hovering about tin, warning us of the volcanic, dangers which lie in our path, and of the ample means we can command to avert them, if we hut act as wise mr? who know Hint the key-stone of liberty is eternal vigilance (Loud r.hf era ) Mr T then went on to presrnt the argil ment in favor of the annexation This he effected in a hrief. forcible, and eloquent manner He showed that 1 oth Clay and Van Buren had been favorable when in atllcp, to the measure, and drew the nuturnl inference that (heir present position in rcgn d to it was the result of circumstances in which they were at present placed He then Went on to imk. what has this Mexico done to exrlteao much mawkish sympathy from American freemen f What protection has she given to American merchants in her borders 1 Itisn fact, told us by intelligent American travellers, that, when in Mexico, they felt It was a kind ol reproach In the eyes and opinions of the Mexicans to he American ritizens -so much so that American rraidents were ollcn lilven to claim theproiectlon of the British government to secure them against outrage and plunder. Well, we claim Texas. There is nothing in Mr Clav's letter to how why this treaty should not he ratified 7 His great abject seems to he from an Inordinate love of British gold, and British aristocracy?no war with Great Britain (Cheers ) As to Martin Van Buren's view on the treaty, he. too, seems duly impressed with considerations In its favor and would, we doubt not, assist to effect it, hut for one reason?that it was brought before the country by (UU1K1 cneers.) nut "Vir vnn miren, wno knows a thing or two (Laughter) - If von hut elect him President, every thing will ho nettled satisfactorily (Laughter ). But unless yon deposit votir favors In the hallot Imx, he will see yotl hanged before he let* yoli know hia opinion* on Texan. (Loud laughter and cheers ) They both acknowledge the justice of the measure and only wait for office to' effectuate it. But we say that it i? essential to our political nnd social welfare, anil that it must be done at once. (Cheora.) II that bo donation, aait will.be, to whom, l.aak you, I* the ) merit dueT (Crlea of" John T) ler") 1 am (jlad to heai > that teiiponut-. I auk you again, if an artizan, a phyairiau f or man ot acience, hunga lorth kome great truth or din covery, which advance! phlloaophy and contribute* tc extend acitnce, does not the world secure to him a pro party and intercut in that dhcovert I Shall we not dc ih? mm* i ?i,.,n tmi :.u-;.r?t tn John Tvle* the merit > due to him. (i 'ries of " yes," " > ' ") Y,'? the contest i 1 >r great principles which we carry on will be trinmpaei f forever, and the juokull cry of lVddrsllilD he forever burie<l r in silence. (Immense cheering ) Such, then, being hi' I principles, let me hear three hearty and continuous fhoutf > for John Tyler (This was answeied by three ot tlx 1 most sturdy and terrilic peuls of cheering that the throuti of men could produce ) t The calls at this moment were loud and long loi * "Church," "Judge Church," who rose and said that as tin i heurwas lute, he would make but a few remarks He allud r edto the outcry that was raised about stealiaglhe treatj 1 from the Senate and publishing it. He could not under v stand the word steal in thijt connection. He was one u ) those who looked upon the people as the masters, on thos n in authority as their servants, and on all subjects ulfectinj t the interests of their constituents, Imuud to consult th t people, their masters. (Cheer,-) He was glad it had bee; y published, to receive the sanction of the people. If Taxa e lie annexed, it should he because the people demand il s and no opposition of authority would dure to refuse thn e demand. (Loud cheers ) It was consistent with the spi e rit of the glorious administration of Thomas Jefferson II u made that treaty which annexed Louisiana to the Unite e states, and that treaty shows Toxas to he an integral por J tlon of them also. They had a child in Texas, a lost child , strayed away in its infancy; now it was grown to man r hood it wns entitled to demand tho rights of citizenship 0 Would she apply in vain? (Cries of " No. no ") Wer ( they to throw it into the arms of OreBt Br itain'? He alway 1 understood that the duty of a government was to aecm 1 the happiness of tho greatest number. These Stat r 1 free and sovereign as they are, were morally hotin 1 t s procure it for the world. When Thomas Jefferson ad t the treaty which annexed Louisiana, he was assm cd ii , tho same gross and unparalleled way as John Tyler, hu 7 the werld'has since done him justice, and arknn p dge, :> the wisdom of the act. (cheers) Judge Church contl nucd to address tho meeting at considerable length, hu " the shade of evening closing o'er us," we were unahl to take notes He spoke of Clay and Van Duron as notion; in paint cl authority to Jackson and Col Itrchard Jehu son; the two latter he declared to he the two first me; ot the day, and ended amidst enthusiastic cheering. Dreadful Accident on the Baltimore am p Piiii.adklphia Railroad.?^ e present below thi l proceedings of a meeting of passengers, on heart the train ot cars that left Baltimore on Saturda; evening, in relation to an unfortunate acciden 1 caused by a collision between the trains from eacl city, by which ineuns two persons were killed ant > several wounded. It will be seen that the railroat , company are severely censured for gross neglect o i duty. 1 At a meeting of the parsengcrs in the train of enr ' from Baltimore to Philadelphia, on the tripot Saturday evening, May 4, 1844, on motion of Gov Paine, of Vet mont, the Hon Daniel Webster was appointed Presi dent?the loilowing gentlemen were appointed Vici Presidents, viz ; Gov Paine, of Veimont; Justin Butter ' field, of Illinois; Ira Perley, ol New Hampshire; N. 8 r Howe, of Micliigan; r.itil 8 Preston, of Pennsylvania; 8 ' J. Wade, of Ohio; Andrew M. Burlier, of New York ; George W Coliamer, of Vermont; John T. Pitman, o ; Khode I land; II. R Latimer, of Georgia; J.N. M.Brew ' ?r, of Maine; Gen John C. Johnson, ol New York, am ' Josiah lligginson, of Tennessee; David Graham, of New j York, and Martin Durund, U 8 N , of Louisiana, wen 1 appointed Secretaries. The following statenn ut of facts was laid before the meeting and adopted, viz ;? A collision occurred on Saturday evening, the 4th ins? four miles to the wes'ward of Havre de Grace, betweei the train of railroad cars goingfrum flahimore on to Phi ladelphia, and that proceeding from Philadelphia to Haiti more, hy which two lives were lost, two persons seriously and it is supposed mortally wounded, and a number o passengers very severely injured The trains were tin tegular ones, the one h aving Philadelphia at 4 P. M ant! 1 tlie other leaving Baltimore at 7 P. M On enquiry intc ' the tarts from persons connected with the trains, it hat ' been ascertained that the Baltimore train was diitJr.ted tc proceed to Havre de Grace to meet the other, while no 1 corresponding order was given to the Philadelphia train to change the place of meeting from what 11 was the day 1 before, namely, Perryman's, about four miles west of the place of the accident. The accident would appear to b< ilie result of this neglect on the part of the directors of the line. It appears also that no lights were placed ir 1 trout ol cither of the trains, and that the bagitage can | were placsd in the rear of each train, which latter lacl exposed the passenger cars to the full force of the colli ' sien. ' The accident happe ned ten or fifteen minutes before tht rising of the moon. The reason given hy the conductoi for having no lamps to the respective trains, is that lie lamps were provided by the company for that purpose The Baltimore train contained about one hundred and seventy-five passengers, and the other train about thirty The appearance of the wreck of the locomotives and of the first of the Philadelphia cars which was torn frotr the wheels and raised so as to stand at an angle of thirty degrees upon the locomotive are truly appalling, and hut lor the interposition ot a merciful Providence, the injury and loss of life niUHt have been very great. In view of this calamity, and the causes which led tc it, the meeting adopted the following resolutions Resolved, That the collision referred to in the nreced ing statement, whs, in the judgment of this meeting, fit result of gross and highly culpable negligence on the pan ol the directors of the line in not causing their orders at to the place of meeting ef the cars to be distinctly mode known to their conductors, and that the omission to pro. vide lights upon the rirfpcctive trains, and the placing t.hi baggage cars in the reur instead of in front of the passim ger cars, was highly dangerous to human life, and de serves, in the opinion of the meeting, the censure of tin public. Kesolved, That in cases like the present, where t h< lives of persons are scorified and the safety of the public endangered, the severest rigor of the law as well by criminal prosecution of the guilty parties as by an exem plary civil redress a ainst the Company, should bs put ir requisition, as the only means by which the protection o! human life can he secured, and the recurrence of similai criminal culpability prevented. Resolved, That if any of the persons injured are not in circumstances to enable them to prosecute for the injury the members of this meeting will hold themselves respon sible to render them any reasonable assistance in the fur therance of the object. Resolved, That the proceeding* of this meeting b? signed by the officers of the meeting, and published DANIEL WEBSTER, President Harlem Railroad.?Many complaints are mode tliat a sufficient number of cars are not put on this road on Sundays, to accommodate the crowds who go out to Nowlan's at Yorkville, Harlem, and other places on that line. There is also a want ol regularity about the starting of the trains, personbeing obliged to wait at the intermediate stations for sometimes more than an hour. These very proper grounds ol complaint should lie removed in future. At each station, there should certainly be an additional agent to preserve some degree ol order, and lacilitate passengers in getting out and into the cars. As at present managed, it is mattei of surprise that many accidents ?lo not occur on this road every Sunday. New City Arsenal.?The bill before the Legislature of this State for the construction of a new State Arsenal in this city, has at length become ti law, through the energies of Commissary Genera Storms, and nothing now remains to prevent the immediate commencement of this necessary work excqpt the action of Congress to appropriate moneys lor the purchase of the land belonging tc ihis State at the Narrows, on Staten Island, which the government has been desirous to possess ir ' order to construct a suitable tort and battery foi ihe defence of that inlet to our harbor. The location of the arsenal is to be selected by the Commist-Hiy General and the Commissioned of the Land Office; and the work is to be performed by contract, subject to their decision. The inarble for its construction will be supplied from the Sim Sing State Prison, at the rate sold to other purchasers, and the expense of building is not to exceed the.amount ol money received by the Strut for the sale of the land at Staten island. It is tr he presumed that the present location on Centre street will he retained. Tiie Common Council meet this afternoon at ? o'clock, and the Mav term of the Court of Gene ral Sessions commences this morning at 11 o'clock Javes F. Drake, the man who was crushed tinder the platform at the Texas meeting, held ni ihe Park on Saturday evening, died yesterday ai the Hospital from the effects of his wounds. A coroner's inquest will he held this day. ...From Matanzas.?By the Gardiner H. Wright arrived yesterday fiom Matanzas, we learn that or the 2d April, the Governor of Cuba issued an ordei that all Ihe free blacks must leave the Island within ten days. Musical.?At Palmo's, this evening, the Bar birrc is again performed f.ast Friday it wan per1 formed betttr than it ever hud been, and no doubt a like improvement will be visible to-night. Thii will be n splendid night in fashion, dress, beauty and elegance. At the Park, the Seguin trouja bring out, in an English dress, the fine opera ol Anne Boleyn, by Donizetti. This opera was nevei performed in New York, and will therefore be quite fresh to our audiences. No doubt the house will be good Original Entertainment.?Wallack, it will br recollected, gives his olio to-night, at the Society Library Hoonis. It will be p great treat. Compliment to Wallace tiiic Violinist.?The musical artists of Philadelphia are getting up a splendid complimentary concert, as a mark of their esteem and admiration of Wallace as a man and , an artist. r City Intelligence. Coroner'* OIHce.-.SuniUy ?Dn-*r i* Public Dunj KUC?.Notice w Hk xivcu at tUe Corouer'l office } eaterday ? iaiu Mjaai'ii .< reuse or rrceni in nog 01 lour III1Lid bodies, but no inquest li.td been held by the Coroner at 3 ' o'clock in the afternoon. Ti? time that Dr. llaw'*on idiould either engage assistance to aid him in the performance of his duties, or let them lie peiformed, in : port, by tho Aldermen of our city or F'olice magistrates. His office yields an income of full $oOuu ' per annum, and the community expect, and his ' constituents opposed, when he was elected, that the services of an able and efficieut deputy would be called in > to assist in performing the duties of hi.i office. A competent man was long since recommended to him by those r well acquainted to judge of the duties ot coroner, but he ' has refused to anpoint, and the business of tne office is most miserably neglected. The members of the new 1 Common Council will regulate this matter as soon as ' they take their seats The bodies now lying deal at f the hospital are James F. Drake, killed in Urn Park B by injuries cf the spine, received by the fulli ing of the platform at the meeting on Saturday, " which was owing entirely to the negligent manner in " which the staging was erected The second is that of 8 Simeon Hulsj, a colored man, who died from injuries re1. ceived by the falling of tho rigging lined at the ship yard j on the F.nst Itlver, at tin* time Brituin M Biowu was ' killed a few weeks since Tin* third and fourth 1> ing at the B dead house ,are John Donolio. who was lound in Mulberd ry street in a dying state on Saturday night, and that of a ' man lound drowned at pu r No 4, Kast lliver, who is sup'i posed to have fallen from a canal boat on Thursday Inst ' j Lower Police Office.?Sukdat.?Officer Baker ar,, rested a man named Joseph Willier, in the uct of attempting to pick the pocket ol n Mr. CuMiii.ghum, while he was o't board of the Boston boat on Saturday alterooon. 1 Willier stands committed for further okamination ' i hahlky WiuiiMi, the pickpocket, has been tried at ? Troy on a charge of picking pockets, and sent to the State prison for live years. d Howard's Hoiei, is at present (lie lodgings of i- numerous prominent delegates from the lute whig ? convention, and among tnem is Hie tlon. Ambrose g Spencer, chairman of the assemblage at Baltimore, [j with the mammoth cane presented to him by the Kentucky delegation. j Congress.?The Hon C. J. Ingcrsoll hns intro s duced a Bill into the House to abolish Custom House . oaths. i y Amusement*. , G II. Hill ?This distinguished and estimable comedian has returned from a most successful 1 Southern tour. Ha brings with him renewed health and 1 vigor, and what is next in order, u "pocket full of rocks " . He commt nces to night un engag< mcnt at the Chatham 1 Theatre, and will, we doubt not draw around him lioops f ol his old friends and admirers The pieces he has selected for the occasion are the Gr**en Mountain Boy and a Wife lor a Day Miss Wood and Winans will sing new songs, ? j and .Miss Gannon dances her best The a hole concludes ' i with the drama ol the Barrack Room, in which Miss lley. - | nobis plays Clarisse. To-morrow, the Congo Melodists j commence, and we doubt not they will create an intense b j excitement. ' j American Museum ? A rare treat has been pre' I pared f?r to-day by the industrious manager! On . i account of the Anniversaries he has engaged from Boston I i the celebrated Orphean Family, vocalists ond musicians, . | live in number, who make their appearance here for the j first lime These minstrels have performed with success , i in different cities?tho-youngest, n girl six years old, is a j | prodigy With the giants, Wiuolu 11, Cole and othms, . we can coiill.li-ntly insure satisfaction to ull who visit , 1 thein. Go early and secure seats i'eiformanccs at3i and 8 P M. (jt>- This being anniversary week, a large con1 course of clergymen will visit tin? city The splendid picture gallery at IVule's Museum, containing the " portraits of all the eminent divines ot the past and present ' day. will piove the principal attraction In udditivn to ' which a Dwarf, smaller than Tom Thumb, a Giantess, ' and a host of performers appear, including the celebrated ' mimic Mr. Delarue, who will give his much admired imi' , tation of Henry Clay The Great Western Mrs. Western, ' | Celeste, 4tc. At no other place of amusement in the city , is so much entertainment all'arded for the sum of one ' | shilling. | I (jrj- PARAIBA?ROUX SPEG1P1QUE CONTRB LBS , j maux de dents, puis wan' nnti scorhutique Jamais pent? I etre remedo n'a merito plus justment 1'epithcte de SPK | < IFIQUE L'*s heureux efl'ets products sur tomes les I personties qui en ont fait usage, les essais multiplies et . ; tongours plus jms'itifs des medecms les plus distingues, et i des dentisies en renown de la capite.le, l'ordonnauce du Hoi, rendue en I'aveur de ce't Odontalgique. K.nfin le iap* , | jiort favorable de l'Academic Koyale de Medecine de Pa. j ris, n'ont pas pen contribue sans doute a sa celebrite, . | dont Iouk les jeurnaux sont devenus lY-cho a maintes rei prises. Quelques secondes suttisent pour gut rir les rages I j de dents les plus aigues et le plus tenaces Se vend it 67 I Walker street, la premiere boutique de la coigneure de | I Broadway. ! Picture, Juggler Clue*, Vases and fillip I Clock, belonging to Utadame Sutton, leaving for Rurope. The subscription books will nod ively close on the 18th May, inst , and all parties who have expressed their inten iuvn.ur uifiAH wiiuwihu tu lumvniK are ruqucsieu 10 enter their names immediately on the books. The number of subscribers being limited to 300, the books will close boI tori1 if complete. j N. B ?Also for sale sit half its original cost a superb j horizontal Rian.l Pianoforte, made expressly for Mac*utile ; Sutton, and nearly new. To lie seeu at 60 Greenwich street. j Cr> THE GREAT 8EAT8FIELD !?16,000 copies sold of" Life in the New World!" On >1 out lay morning, will j be published Part III.?Price 12} cents, coi taining the I Courtship of Ralph Doughby, Esq , and the Life of a ! Planter. I Three Numbers are now ready of this work of Seats| field on American society and manners. They Lave been i stamped by the public as the production of a powerful i mind, and there cannot be a doubt that Seatslield is des! tined to enjoy as fjreat a popularity as was ever awaided ; to an author in this country. I The sketches ol western awl southern life nre capital, 1 graphic and true, and full of the most picturesque and 1 beautiful descriptions. The story is of absorbing interest which increases with each number. No wonder that Seutsfiehl attained such n popularity in Germany, where his books are in every bouse. Pi ice only One Shilling a number. ' Agents and Booksellers are lcqueslrd to address their ardors to J. Winchester. ::() Anu street. > On Tuesday morning, Part III.?Price 25 cents, of the Highlands of Ethiopia by Major Harris This is far the ' most interesting and romantic as well as entertaining ? Book of Travels that has been published during the preI rent century. No romance excels it in romantic interest, i and no work ? ill so richly repay the perusal as this. FI Part IV. and last, on Thursday next. Office 30 Ann St. ' ' 07- TO THE LAD1E3 ?Intellectual development and ' [ peroral beauty considered in connection with Or. Felix . i Oouratid's Poudres Subtiies.?The sculptor, whose study i is to imitate the exquisite workmanship oi nature, pori ! trays in his model of the human form a broad anil elevai ted forehead This developement is not only consonant - I with, out sometimes necessary to the possession ol a high ' jordtruf mental lacuhy 11 a tine lor?hcad is a mark ol I intellect, it is no Jess an essential element oi personal 1 u?,i ?r t- n.??n n.?iiK,. .?. m.... ! such. possessod of this very important feature, though I o 'scored by the encroachments of utoo luxuriant growth of hair, to remove that portion of an excrescence which tends, in their case, only to deform This can l>e done safe. : iy. *|>eedily, effectually, and, if used in accordance with di| ripctiens, without the feast inconvenience, by I)r. Felix Oouraud's Poudret Subfiles. The tunc of the lip, when t ' ar.noy ing, or the shor'hairon the hack, of a lady neck I when too apparent, the hair ol a mole, or the beard, when high upon the cheek, may all la; removed, und eventually > the roots destroy ed by the use of this preparation. To he i found in New York only at fi* Walker jureet, lirst store ' I from Urondway, ami at 2 Milk street, Huston j Carlton, ' i Lowell ; Dyer, Providence; Myer, New Haven ; 7t>rhes, nut street, Philad- lphia ; Hchoonhot en, Albany; Hein j street, Troy ; Tousey, Rochester; Grey, Poughkeepsie , I Storm, Hudson. ! (R7- BKWARF. OF A POISONOUS COUNTERFEIT Of Jones' Italian Chemical 8?ap The immense sale caused hy the blessed magic and heavenly effect ol this In . beautifying the skin and curing eruptions, lias caused all sorts of rogues and scamps to counterfeit and imitate it? ' j but if you want tho genuine Jones' Soap, get it now hern else in tbli city hut at the sign of the American Kaglv, 8*J j j < listham street, or 323 Broadway, and 139 Fulton street, . Brooklyn. Never buy a cake without the T. Jones maik. ed an the wrapper Take care?mind. To Ladier who use chalk on their face?It injures their ' skin, maker it yellow, harsh he. Use Bouraud's Spanish Lily White?it gives to the lace, nock or arms a delicate life-like pure alabaster whiteness, is warranted to contnin no h ad oro'lier | oison, like many o*Iters, He sure and ; buy nowhere else in the city hut at Hi Chatham street, or 323 Uruiidwny and 139 Fulton street, Brooklyn. i ikJ- i'Ri VATK MEDICAL AID.?The member* of ; tho New fork f ullage ol Medicine and Pharmacy, in k I returning tlie public thanks lor th" 111-oral support they haw received in their efforts to " suppress quackery," t beg learn to state ths' their particular attenlion continues ^ U h< directed to all disomies of a private nature, and from tho great improvements lately mats in tlx- principal hosi pit ill* of Europe in the treatment of those diseases, they Cfut confidently offer to persons requiring medical aiJ sdvartagos not to lit met with in any institution hi Mua Country, either public or privute. t he treatment ol the > College is such as to insure success-o rvst v case, and is ! totally different from that 'Kirn i eu? pi.ictice ol ruining the constitution with mercury, nnl in most cases leaving r a disease much wokii than the o iginal. One of the mem. hers of tho College .'or many years connected with the principal hospitals off urope, attends dsilv ior a conni Ration from 9 A.M. tof P.M Terms?Advice and medicine, tit A cure guaranteed. I srostint vn Coowtsv |? VSI.IDI Persons living in ;ho country and not finding it convenient to attend personally, can have forwarded to them a chest containing all medicines requisite to perform a perfect cure hy stating l thnir case explicitly, together with ail symptoms, time nl , contraction and treatment received elsewhere, if any nd enclosing 5ft, post paid, addressed to W. 8. RlCHARDSON, M. D., Agent. . ..-.I I ,,T..,l ll. ., .1 IL. . - 11 ft | " """ "" "" "* u ' "" Cr7" THE EXPEDIENCE OK FIVE YEARS HAS Imii'ii nltrmli <1 with unprecedented success. proving beyond th? possibility of n doubt tlmt Sherman's Worm Lozenges are decidedly the heat worm destroyer that hat e?erbeen brought belore the public. And tliey an: so pleasant to the tn?te. so perfect in their operation, and ?o convenient, that mothers who now have suffering child, eon do not think ni using any thin'? else The) administer a rioseor two .and the work it done. The *poou is h.inialied with all its.nauseous aceompniiimenta, Mnd tho children, instead of turning uptheir notes, (look mound their mothers, and continue to cry ?< hard as ever for ti n dose that frees them from to many ills in to short n time. Dr. Sherman's warehouse I* 108 Nfltsati street. Agents, >tf Hudson atrepr; l?i'i Bowery; 77 Eait Broadway; 139 and 333 Kultcn stieat, Brooklyn, and h State stioet, Boston.

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