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NEW YORK'HERALD. New York, Tuesday, August JIT, 1H44. The Great Mass Convention at Albany This Day. Our " unequalled corja" left last night for Albany for the purpose of attending the great Maw Con vention ot the Whigs at Albany this day. We shall therefore be prepared to issue at the earliest jKisaible moment, a full report of Mr. Webster's great speech, and all the other proceedings on this important occasion. Trial by Jury. One of the reproaches frequently cast upon the character of the United States by foreign unfriend ly journalists, is, that criminal justice is not admin istered with fairness and purity, and that in many instances trial by jury, is with us, a perfect mock ery. There is unfortunately too much foundation in lacts for this grave accusation, and it were well if the attention of the American community were more generally and more frequently directed to this deeply important matter. No one can deny that American juries do often appear to be either altogether regardless of their oaths, or sadly ignorant of the nature of the solemn duties which they are called on, under that sacred obligation, to discharge. Many cases illustrative of the truth of this statement, must be fresh in the recollection of our readers, in all sections of the Union, and the misfortune is, that it is in cases of the most seriouB character that this want of fidelity and decision on the part of juries has been most apparent. It has been chiefly in cases of murder and manslaughter, that the unwillingness of jurors to couvict, has been manifested. In very many cases, even when the guilt of the person under trial hus been established and made clear as noon-day, several of the jurora have reiueed to agree to the verdict, which by their oaths they were bound to render, on the ground that ihey had conscientious scruples against condemning any one to death for the crime of murder. The effect of this has beeu injurious in the extreme. A character ot indecision and weakness has been given to our criminal tri bunals?a want of confidence in the efficacy of the administration of criminal justice, been produced? facilities afforded for the escape of the guilty?and the feelings ol the wretched criminals themselves, often been unnecessarily and cruelly lacerated by protracted confinement, under circumstances of great anxiety, torturing doubt, and alternate hoping and despair. Now, every one who reflects for a moment on the matter must feel convinced that this state of things should not be permitted to continue, ii by aay possibility it can be prevented. As it is, the ends of justice are repeatedly frustrated, and the great and invaluable institution of trial by jury de generates into an unmeaning farce. We admit, with regret, that it is difficult, very difficult to check the evil of which we complain, and which is every year increasing. It would certainly ap pear that the growing eulightenment of the age op poses itself to capital punishment. But that is a subject on which we do not at present enter. We allude to it just now in this manner, for the purpose of reminding all who may think differently that the scruples of those jurors who hesitate to pronounce u verdict which consigns a fellow-being to death, tire atiall events entitled to respect. But we are lar from thinking that they are justifiable. A juror whoj properly? understands his oath, and feels himself solemnly bound to discharge to the very letter the duties imposed by it, is left without ex cuse ii he shrink from the responsibilities he has voluntarily assumed. We trust that the mistaken view of duty and conscientious feelings which has so often led to the escape of the guilty, and still more to be deplored, has weakened the influence of onr criminal tribu nals, as a terror to the evil-doers, will not be al lowed to operate so extensively as heretofore. We do think that many jurors who have hitherto acted in this manner will, after due deliberation, adopt a different course in future. As good citizens and as honorable men, they are bound either to do their duty or refrain from assuming responsibilities which they have pre-determined not to discharge with fidelity, if only in a few instances, this arti cle may operate as it is intended, we shall have reason to rejoice, and we conclude by expressing the hope, that all who concur with us in the ne cessity and duty of preserving the solemn and vi tally important institution of trial by jury, from degenerating into a valueless and inefficient cere monial, will in their respective spheres, en deavor to extend and enforce the views which we have thu* briefly presented. JSPhilosophkr < 'Reeley at Home?Mr. Philoso pher Greeley has taken our affectionate advice, and announces that he will not attend any more mass meetings, but stay quietly at home. Horace is right for once. There is very little to be made by this itinerant stumping over the country. Death of Com. Dallas.?We learn that intel ligence has been received in this city, of the death of Com. Alexander J. Dallas, at Callao. It is said that he died of paralysis, an attack of which, we before heard, he received. Com. Dallas was in command of the Pacific Squadron at the time ot his death. He was an old officer, having entered the service in 1805, and honorably fought his way through the last war. Thus are our old and well tried naval officers passing hence. Erratwm.?In yesterday's leader the compositor made us say the very reverse of what we intended in reference to the chances of the whigs, as they appear at present in this State. We wrote that ?' they had the slightest perceptible shade of pre ponderance," as was clear enough from the context. Late from Lima.?Advices from Lima to the 8th of June, state that General Vivanco had re treated to Arequipa, )pursued by General Castilla. It was thought that Vivanco would embark for the north, and not give battle?which would prolong the war several months. Business was dull. Visitors.?Captain Hugerand S. Vnn Vliet, of the U. S. A., are staying at the American Hotel. The Hon. W. C. Preston is in town and stop ping at the Mansion House. Yellow Fever in Moniut.?We have seen let ters dated Mobile, 19th inst., which state that there were two coses of yellow fever on that day. On the 17ih there was one case. Grand Fancy Dress Ball at Newport.?On Thursday next there is to be a grand display of all the fair visitors at this place. A fancy dress sub scription ball is about to be held for the benefit of Moil. Korponay by the fashionables now sojourn ing there, when the Polka, Mazourka, and new quadrilles will be danced in appropriate costumes. It is confidently expected that this ball will be the great attraction of the closing season. Parties will be admitted without costumes, though it is generally expected that most of the company will appear in such. * Fancy Fair at Tompkinrville, Statkn Island. ?The ladies of St. Paul's Church, Tompkinsville, in the hope of securing the means to relieve the parish from a debt which has for a long time ma terially interfered with its prosperity, intend hold ing a fair to-morrow, to commence at II o'clock, A. M , and continue two days. To accommodate visitors from the city an extra boat will leave Tompkinsville at half past nine in the evening ol each day. It is hoped that these laudable endea gprs will be crowned with success, and that the fair dealers will b? well patronized by the Hilt from this city. Fisiiino Banks.?The steamer Thomas Salmond goes to the Fishing Banks to-day. AH in want of sport and health had better, therefore, see her ad vertisement in another column Tu Siuur Ouato** o? t*sDay.?The columns of this journal have recently been devoted to the tank of exhibiting the licentiouaneaa and immorali ty of the party preaa of the country, by collec t g together beautiful morctaut from the jouuih s o both panics, thereby presenting to our reuderaape cimena of the morality and decency of P? iticians. How far we have succeeded in doing justice to t e (ask which we have undertaken, the iute lgentan pure minded of all parties will judge. There is another subject nearly allied to this, which also deserves notice at our hands We refer to the speeches of the political oratots of the day We shall proceed from time to time, as leisure may permit, in our labors of love, to furniah for the in struction and amusement of the public, quotations and extracts from these speeches; and, by way of contrast to the taste, style, philosophy, temper and ability generally observed in this department of the literature which is now flooding the land, we com mence to-day with the exquisite, poetical and atatesm&n-like speech of the Hon. Rufus Choate, of Massachusetts, on the question of the annexa tion of Texas to the United States, recently deli vered before the Whig Young Men's Clay Club of Boston. It is one of the richest specimens of stump oratory?that is, nineteenth century, poetical, ele gant, graceful and euphonioua stump oratory ex tant. The rounding of the periods?the agreeable swell of the sentences?and the clear, limpi ,ptif? and flowing siyle, are nil characteristic and unique. We shall give too, a few specimens of the style and character ot Mr. Choute's speech, the immortality of our column* transmitting them to the centurieB to come, like flies preserved in amber. After enumerating the various questions involved in the approaching Presidential contest, the speak er remarks, that this election also involves "the further, more fundamental, and more startling question, what shall die nation be; who shall the nation be; where shall the nation be; who, what, and where is, aud :is to be, our country Uselt 1 It is a question, not what the policy of the nation shall be, but what, who, where shall the nation be." There, now ! Is not that the ne plus ultra of modern stump oratory 1 What a world of mean ing in these brief, emphatic, nervous sentencesi. In treating of the effect of annexation, Mr. Choate said that, "even if the Union should survive the annexation, and the discussions of annexation, it will be a new, a chang ed, another Union?not this. It will be changed, not by time, which changes all things?man, monuments, States, the great globe itself; not by time, but by power; not by imper ceptible degrees, but in a day; not by a successive growth, unfolded and urged forward by an organic law, an implanted force, a noiseless and invisible nutrition from beneath and from without, of which every region, every State, takes the nek; but by the direct action of government, arbitrary, violent and unjust, of which no part has ever agreed to take the risk." In speaking of other evils that would follow this measure, Mr. Choate observes, "But the evil of annexation is as immediate as irretriev able, and as eternal as it is enormous! Time, terms of Presidential office, ages, instead of heal ing, will but display, will but exasperate, the im medicable wound. He who, some space heteaf ter-how long, how brief that space?you may not all taste of death until you know he who, another Thucydides, another Sismondi, shall observe and shall paint a union dissolved ; the silver cord loos ened, the golden bowl broken at the fountain ; he who shall observe and who shall paint the nation's flag folded mournfully, and laid aside in the silent chamber where the memorials of renown and grace, now dead, are gathered together; who shall record the ferocious factions, the profligate ambi tion, the hot rivalry, the warn of hate, truces of | treachery?which shall furnish the matter of the history of alienated States, till one after another burns out and falls from its place on high?he shall entitle this stained and mournful chapter, the con sequences of annexation." Of the consequences of annexation to different parts of the Union, he continued: "First, chief, most comprehensive, and most irretrievable ol its evils, will be its disastrous aspect on the durability of the Union"?and again, "Will it not be regarded as aflrontive to the pride, as u usurpation on the constitutional rights, as me naring to the pockets, of portions of the people of | America, as well as an outrage on the sentiment of liberty and the spirit of the age 1 How can it be defended on the principles of our political associa tion! The generation of our fathers, who framed the Union, saw as well as we do, the great natural regionaltdivi8ion of the country. They foresaw, as well as we now see,that one of theee regions might come to prefer one system of industrial govern mental policy; and another to prefer another.? They foresaw, too, that in the progress ol time, the operation of natural causes might ehange, and change often, all those relations which marked the era of 1789. The young cotton plant of the South, scarcely known to art or commerce then, might place or might keep the fair and fertile region thai alone produced it, for ages, at the head of the con federacy. The exhaustless soil and temperate cli mate of the West, might attract and seat the cen tre of power there?on the impurpled prairie?by the shores of inland oceans. Labor and liberty, anu culture might sometimes win it back to the rock of Plymouth, the battle-fields ot Bunkerhill and Bennington, to the summits of our granite mountains, to the side of our bridal Bea." Of its effects on New England, he remarked,?"Is this a day for New England to be inactive, or to be dis tracted 1 Do you need to be told, what I love not to dwell or touch upon, that if the designs of some of those who would annex Texas could be accom plished ; if they could succeed in turning Texas to the account which they dreain of; if, by that aid, they could subvert your indus'rial policy; could retransfer your workshops to Europe; could pre vent the industry of America from doing the work of America; could suspend these diversified em ployments, which develope, discipline, occupy and reward the universal faculties of this community ; which give to every taste and talent the task b-st suited to it; which anve occupation to the strong and weak ; the bright and the dull; to both sexes and to all agep, and at all times?in winter and summer ; in wet weather and in dry weather ; by day-light and lamp light, to all and each?' a fair day's wages for a fair day's work'?if they could strike down the giant arm of labor helpless to his side?if the politics which you are this day in the field to resist, could triumph, do you not know that even if the Union were preserved, New England would be cast into provincial, into parochial insignifi. cance; aye, that this New England, the New Eng land that we love?the New England of our fathers and of history?that the places which once knew this New England would know her no more! Having a form to live, she would be dead Having a form of constitutional life, the strong, soaring, and beautiful spirit would have departed. If the Union were preserved; if the great constellation still held on its journey in the sky, these once ju bilant stars of the morning would be silent and dim." But we must pause. We do not wish to surfeit our readers. But oh! how refreshing to the eye of the scholar and statesman to meet with an easay like this on the practical philosphy of government. Here is no cant, no affectation of style, no useless unmeaning figures ot speech; but all is clear and comprehensive. We might, with propriety, com mend it to professors of colleges to be placed in the hands of students as a model of composition. This speech will do much towards settling this great national vexed question of annexation, for surely such a diarrhrca of words is not to take place for nothing. Hitmrtiq Probably.?The following was handed to us yesterday as having been found in a bottle picked up in Prince's Bay. We give it for what it is worth :? "The brig Shark, nine days out from Havana, dismasted, without provisions or water, with fever on hoard, hound to New York, ('apt. Smith " July 12. 1W4." Saratoga Correspondence?No. ?? U. S. Hotsl, Saratoga, Mtb August, 1844.' Charlatanism. The Americans resemble in their general char acters the remainder ot the human family. Other people there are, of the Bame language, blood and lineage, of the same religion, laws and habitudes. They are given by their Maker the same " hands, organs,dimension*, pas sions?fed with the same food, huutwith the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, heated by the same means; warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer. If you prick the in, do they not bleed 1 If you tickle them, do they not laugh! II you poison them, do they not die 1 And it you wrong them, do they uot revenge 1" la all these points and many others they agree, but they differ in this, that of all the dwellers on the vast convexi ty of this terraqueous globe they, indisputably a shrewd race, are the most extensively humbugged and most thoroughly quackridden people. Quack ery overspreads the land like a pestilence City, town and village are rife with it. The blue waters of lake and river bear it on their bosom, and the iron road is conscious of its weight. Tht Charla tan is abroad ! In the Senate, he outbawls the pa triot and the statesman! He invades the profes sional chair and parches up the sources of public instruction I He mounts the pulpit and pollutes the fountains of Divine Truth, turning their pure waters into the strong wine of Fanaticism! This multiform Demon is omnipresent. No age escapes him. Present at the couch ot the teeming mother, he ushers into life the citizen-infant. Assuming the sacred garb of the schoolmaster, he takes charge of the citizen-boy. In a protean variety of shapes he fleeces the citizen-youth into that experience which, costly as it is, scarcely enables the citizen man to escape his wiles. Present at the lost scene of all the bed-side of the departing citizen, he ad ministers the potion which despatches his victim to the only place where the Charlatan will trouble no more. Quackery is rampant in the land. Elsewhere the charlatan pursues his future calling in secret. He shuns the light, and, like certain reptiles, only issues forth under ihe cloak of night. He dwells in dark holes und hidden places, and veils his pro ceedings uudt-r cunningly devised disguises.. He pays that tribute to real genius which vice does to virtue, by trying to his utmost to assume at least its uame and external appearance. But here he takes no such trouble. He flings off the cloak, and with unblushing effrontery, walks forth in the high ways in broad noontide. His livery is seen in ?every street?his sign hangs at every corner, and he appeals in colossal characters from every wall. Far from disguising, he glories in his calling.? With Snake, in the comedy, he remonstrates againBt a good reputation, "Ah t sir, consider. I lire by the badness of my charac ter ; 1 have nothing but my infamy to depend on 1" j The moral habitude is reversed here. Instead of the pretender trying to copy the accidents of genius, genius is often in its own defence compelled to resort to the instruments, and to adopt some of the less odious measures of the rank swarm with which he is surrounded and overpowered. He is not equally expert, however, in their use, and wields them to comparatively small profit. A system of me chanism of consummate art is wrsught by the char, latan by which the whole national press is reduced to subserviency to his ends. No journal, however honest, can avoid the predicament of forwarding his ends, and the venal participate liberally in the odious gains, the amount of which they are instru mental in swelling. The effects are commensurate to such unwearied activity. He rises to an emi nence compared with which the brightest hopes of legitimate professional genius are mere beggary. Lie rolls in his chariot, dwells in a palace, and dies a millionaire ! " The charlatan is abroad!" An European Traveller. Canada Riots.?If reports be true, the Cana dians, without question, must be possessed of most pugnacious dispositions, for every paper which ar rives from those regions, north of 45, bring word of riots?outrages?insurrection in miniature?not to speak of the bitter and despicably abusive alter cations of those men of the quill, between them selves, who take such pains to publish and para phrase the contentions of others. If, in the mid dle of the four or five months which that rigorous and frozen climate allots to the uses of industry? if, in the very meridian of business?of hay-ma king and the harvest, and with a current of specie flowing in from the coffers of the truly affectionate " mother country," for the purpose of carrying on public works for the especial benefits of these spoiled pets?if, it may be asked, they cannot be have quietly, decently, discreetly, thus bribed by the seasons and John Bull, (both alike volagt and whimsical,) what will be their conduct when those sedatives are about or exhausted 1 What will be the demeanor of those promising Provincial youths in a state of social maturity, if injthis, their years of adolescence, they are kicking and tearing each others eyes out, for no other apparent reason, than that they are in the somewhat ludicrous condition of the tailor who proclaimed himself blue-moulded for want of a beating. These thoughts are suggested by reading in the Canada papers narratives of attacks by the Orange men on the Catholics?retaliation on the part of the latter, and the. turbulent conduct of the Irish laborers on the canals, who, by last accounts, seem to have turned out for higher wages. J udging from the style of these narratives one is inclined to sup pose that they were written in a spirit not very friendly to the workmen. We are disposed to think so for another reason, and that is, that we have had about a year and a half ago, an opportu nity of knowing, by personal observation, the true stntf of the case, andh earing a great deal not only of the cause of these violent demonstrations of the canal n^n, and also the hostile disposition evinced towarus Litem by a majority of the papers of Mon treal especially. We have it from unquestionable authority that the origin of these strikes arose out of the paltry and dishonest attempts of pet tyfoggtng contractors to pay the men in pro visions at an exhorbitant price instead of money.? Oilier causes af terwards contributed, but they were only of a secondary nature ; that for instance sup plied by the foolish rivalry between Cork and Con naught. These occurring at a time of political ex citement, were expertly made the subject of ex travagant and inflated misrepresentation by the ultra loyal clique against the Irish, who were of course on the liberal side, and consequently their opponents. Possessing as we do, a thorough knowl. edge of the parties from whom these libellous ti rades against the poor, but honest laboring man emanate, we can confidently pronounce them as unjust to them as they are characteristic of those who pen, and the party who endorse them. We do not, however, mean to approve of their disputes and strikes, in acounting for their origin.? They are, however, features in Canadian society which show it to be in a very unsettled state, but perhaps not so bad as it will be when people, in stead of quarrelling to prevent each other from working, will be at drawn daggers, to see who will secure the job. Common Council.?The Board of Assistant Al dermen will meet this evening at 7 o'clock. From Nassau, N. P.?We take from the Nas sau, N. P , Gazette of the 14th iust. the (following items :? We learn this morning by an arrival from Har bor Island, that they have had a nunibt-r of ves sels from the United States of late, which has had ihe effect of giving abundance of provisions and cheap, yet we are sorry to find that a continuation of distress still exists amongst some of the inhabit ants of the upper or middle parts of Eleuthera.? Perhaps this may be occasioned from the extreme indolence of a large portion of the emancipated population, who are sadly remiss in providing for themselves beyond their present moment of want. We are sorry to see our harbor so very thin just now; not a square rigged vessel scarcely in port, and but few of the smaller craft. (CwiH|ini<?s efthsHsraMl. I Londom, August 1,1844. I Mutual Doingiin Europe. The season of 1844 which has been the moat brilliant on record ia drawing to a close, and will be classed in a few days among " things that were." Lions out ot number from every part of continental Europe paid ua visits. Mendelssohn, the great composer ; Ernst, the greatest living violinist, who has mounted the throne of Paganini, and sits un molested His success has no parallel in the mu sical annals He has more fervor and passion? more grandeur and variety of expression in his play ing than any of the great fiddlers. He possesses a poeticul style which is to be preferred to all the mechanism in the universe, although as a mere mechanist hiB dexterity is unrivalled. Joseph Joachim is another violinist, of fifteen, who has now accomplished, what many of the most cele brated players have not yet achieved. He has the most complete command over the instrument and executes music of all schools trom a fugue of Bach to a caprice of Ernst and Beriot with equally mar vellous facility. He is Mendelssohn's pet, and quite outshone Camillo Sivori, " the great humbug of the day," who, although a violinist of great power, does not possess one atom of originality, and be longs to that respectable class who are justly nick named " monkey-Paganinis." Another violinist, who gained more laurels than sovereigns is Mr i Pott, a very clever artist, but who does not possess | any transcendent quality so requisite to produce a ! sensation amongst such a galaxy of talent ( J If the violinists were numerous, the pianists were innumerable. We will not begin to name them for fear we should not be able to finish. Thnlberg, who has lost many of his admirers through his obstinacy of playing nothing but his own composition, which, although very excellent and sweet, are cut too much on the same pattern, found a formidable rival in Leopold de Meyer. He is a distinguished Austrian by birth, and resided ; during some time in St. Petersburgh. His execu tion is wonderful, and is equal to Thalberg's, if not his superior. During his residence in Turkey, he has collected a series of Turkish and other Orien tal airs, which create the greatest enthusiasm wher ever he plays them. He wrote a capriccio in imita tion ol the Carnival de Venice, which is preferred even to Paganini's, in point of originality. Doehler, long favorably known as a great pianist, likewise met with much success, owing to his uni versality as a player, being after Liszt,the only mod ern pianist who does not confine himself to his own compositions, but equally excels in Hummel, Bee thoven and Weber, as in the modern school. Buddeus Prudent, and several others of minor reputation, gave several concerts, and met with more or less success. Mr. Lover has concluded his delightful entertain ments with illustrations ot national character, an ecdote and melody, under the appellation of "Irish Mornings," and has effected great good through them by presenting under a very attractive dress, the peculiarities of character ot his own country

men, raised an interest in the public mind which will induce a more general study of that highly in teiesting subject. Mr. Wilson, the Scotchman, likewise took his leave a few days ago. He has all the requisite qualities for the career he has so judiciously and successfully chalked out for himself of late. A voice of great power and sweetness?a delivery 1 emphatic and bold?a humor quaint and charac teristic?a jollity when required, which admits of no denial?and to crown all, a thoroughly com prehensive knowledge of the character of his countrymen and their interesting and endless pe culiarities. With such endowments, the almost unparalleled brilliancy ol Mr. Wilson's success can hardly be a matter of wonderment. Mr. C. Horn, lady and son, gave a concert in the theatre of the Polytechnic Institution, consist ing of a series of songs, illustrating the seven ages of Shakspeare. His success was so great, that he has already announced a series of concerts, illus trating by vocal and instrumental music, the works of the immortal Bard. Braham and son, gave likewise a concert at the Princess theatre, and both delighted and astonished; short as he is, he still towers above all competitors as a declamatory 8in*er- ? , , ? ? Mendelssohn's presence in England gave, if pos sible, a greater impulse to grand sacred music than last year. He conducted his great oratorio "St. Paul," at the concert of the Sacred Harmo nic Society?and a fuller attendance, a more ex cellent performance, or agreater enthusiasm among the performers and the audience, could not be ex pected. St. Paul is decidedly the noblest choral work after the Messiah of Handel. Its profusion of melodies, its magnificent instrumentation, its 1 picturesque and dramatic choruses, its passionate and appealing songs?one and all stamp it a work of inspiration, that must live as long as mankind is capable of musical impression. Standigle, the greatest living bass-singer, sustained the principal P The operatic department was very successful, both at her Majesty's Drury-Lane and Princess theatre. Duprez, the great Tenorist, from the Pa risian opera, appeared in two characters, and has been pronounced equal to Rubini. Madame Thil lon, formerly Mrs. Hunt, prima donna ol the comic opera and successor of Damoreau, played the "rft amant de la cowronne" at the Princess, and took | all hearts, if not the ears, by storm. Eavanti, of the Italian opera, who was so egre giously puffed, was a dead failure. She has a beau-> tiful voice, but cannot {sing. Moriani, wh* paid us a visit towards the end of the season, appeared in some of Rubini's crack parts. He created a per fect furore, both through his voice and singing, and will certainly be engaged for the next season.? Salvi sung only in concerts, and was a great lavor ite, especially with the ladies, who were delighted with his sentimental style. Trade.?On Friday last one of our latest tow boats was loaded with articles of domestic manu facture, brought to tbii city on the Western Railroad from Springfield and iti vicinity. These goods were des tined tor New York, and we learn that an immense amount of gocds will herealter be carried to our com mercial emporium by this new channel of trade ? Albany Mverlitrr, slug. 34. Particulars or the Marietta Explosion.?-The following particulars of the explosion of the Mariet ta, are iurnlshed by|a gentleman on board of that ill-fated boat at the time : She was at the mouth of Mafishall's cutoff, on the Arkansas, trying to get through; the cur rent at the time running at the rate of from 10 to 16 miles Chour; she entered the cut-off, which is one mile in gth, at 10 o'clock, P. M. and worked all night trying to get through but failed?the current so strong that she Tost both anchors, one being large enough to hold a boat of 300 tons; broke the tiller and lha tiller rod, which was If inch round iron. The first engineer went to 8quire Rig ney's, two miles above, to get the tiller-rod mended, and the second engineer had the steam up when he returned. After the rod had been replaced, he (the fli st engineer) went to the engine and after inquiring if there was plenty of water, being told that there was, replied there was plenty of steam, rang his bell, shoved out, and at the 3nd revolution collapsed both flues in the starboard boiler? When the water was tried in the larboard boiler, it flew over some fifteen or twenty passengers standing by, it be ing flush in the lower cock. The only way by which either of the engineers were able to account for it, was, that the connecting pipe between the boilers must have been stopped up with sand or mud. Health ok Charleston.?Reports have been in dustriously circulated abroad, we understand, injurious to the health of the city. It never was more free Irom even the ordinorv levers incident to this season of the Sear. Not a single case of Yellow Fever has originated ere as reported.?Ckar/e if en Patriot, Jlug. 33. otj" INFORMATION WANTED,(of Thomas Clark, a boy about 13 years oil. Wore when he left heme, dark roundabout and pantaloons, black cloth cap, of Archer's make, and dark brown hair. Me loft his home, No. 19 Washington street, on Sunday afternoon, the ISrh inst. Any Information would be thankfully received and handsomely rewarded, at the residence ol tho Rev. Mr. Powers, Barclay st, or at 19 Washington it. Country papers please copy. ? (U7-NO CAPTAIN, LIEUTENANT. MATE, OH Middy, should go to sea without a supply of Dr Gouramt's celebrated Italian Medicated Soap It never fails to make harsh, rough, chapped, discolored hands delicately white and beautifully soil. Ofthis lact we are daily receiving proofs, and have published numerous certificates of its efficacy in all skin diseases. But be sure and get Oou mud's Medicated Soap, at 07 Walker street, 1st store from Broadway. If yon do not, yon will be cheated with a swindler'a counterfeit. So again we say, look ont. Sporting Intelligence. BlUCON COURSE, HoBOKIS?YxsrKXDAY.?It WW announced that a match for- one hundred dollar* ww to come off between two double teaina. One ww driven by Mr. Martin and the other by Mr. Simon Dyke. The latter, after considerable trial gave up the content and paid forfeit, w he could not get hi* pair to|aet in umson, and wisely thought it wan of little use contenting the matter though he took every pains to the contrary. The next piece ol sport was lor a purse of filty dollars, best 3 in 5, in harness. t. H Jons* enter* ch. g. Tom Moody; red and black jacket and black cap. 2. C. Bertine enter* b. in. Indian Queen; green jacket and black cap. S. H. Woodruff enter* br g One Eyed Riley ; white jacket and black cap 4. Geo. Metzzer enter* ch. g. Young Neptune : yellow jacket and black cap. Each was driven by the parties who entered them, and showed well, particularly the ch. g. Tom Moody, which was much admired ; One-eyed Ri ley never looked better, and under the able hands of Hiram much was expected from him, and be ? tween him and Tom the honor of favorite, previ ous to the start, was divided; the Indian Queen also appeared in first rate order, and there was something of a sneaking kindness towards her, though not to any great extent. The odds were, previous to the trot, 5 to 4 on the field against any one; beyond this there was no telling whether the One-eyed or Tom Moody had the call?both being alike supported. After they were placed in the order above, there waB somethin like 15 attempts at a start before the word was-given, and the Indian Queen took the lead, closely waited on by one-eyed Riley, but rounding the bottom the latter broke, and Tom look his place, but when near the 1 he broke, and this example was followed by the Queen, whereby shel ost some three or four lengths; at the i mile post Riley again broke, which threw his chance for this heat almost out of the scaleB. When near the | Tom broke, and the Queen went in front, closely followed by Riley, who strove hard to reach her, but in his endeavors lo do so, as he came round the top, broke, and lost I;round, but Boon recovered, but not sufficiently to ead home, where the Queen reached some five or six lengths in advance, performing the mile in 2 minutes 50 seconds; Tom second, One Eyed third, each about the same distance from one ano ther, Neptune a dozen lengths in the rear. In the second heat Tom led, and close on his quarter was the Queen, One-Eyed about a length behind the other two. They kept much in this position to the three quarters, and it waagevident that Tom had it all his own way, but down the strait course Bertine used every endeavor that whip and good driving could accomplish, to conte up, but it was no go, and Tom came in about three lengths in front, One-Eyed Riley about the same distance behind the Queen; Neptune as before.? This heat was performed in 2 minutes 47 seconds. Previous to the next heat it was two to one on Tom and no takers. The start was very similar to the previous, but on neanng the one-fourth, Riley made a bold push for the lead, but in his endeavors found Tom in his way somewhat and was obliged to pull up to avoid him, and thereby lost some lit tle ground, otherwise he looked very like a winner of the heat. On reaching the judge's stand they were very similar to the previous heat, only Nep tune was lather more distant with his anquaint ance. This heat was performed in 2 minute* 52 seconds. For the fourth heat Tom led closely waited on by the One-Eyed, but near the bottom the latter broke and the Queen took hiB place, which she kept to the one-half, after which Hiram increased his speed and went before her; at the top they were well up together Neptune in the rear, Tom three or four lengths in front, down the strait course there was a pretty brush made for home, but Tom was too much for th ?m, kept his position and came in a winner in 2 minutes 50 Beconds. The following is the summary :? Tom Moody, (H. J one*) 2 111 Indian Queeu,. 1 2 S 2 One-eyed Riley, 3 3 2 3 Young Neptune 4 4 4 4 Time 2:60 2:47 2:82 2:60 The attendance on the ground was but limited throughout, and it was past 7 o'clock ere the sport terminated. Montreal Races.?These races commenced on Wednesday last. The following is the result ol the sport:? The Montreal Stakes,-of ?25?near a mile and a quarter heats. Mr. David1* br. m. Princes* Royal, 6 years 1 1 Mr. Law's ch. m. Miasisqtioi Las* 2 2 Match foe ?100?Two mile heats. Mr. Mitchell'* Truxton 1 1 Mr. Parish's America 2 3 Time 4m. 9*.?4m. 7*. The Turf C'ub Purse, of ?50, added to a Sweep stakes of ?5 each, p p ; three mile heats. Mr. Psgeau'ich. h. Gosport, S year* old, 1 1 Mr. Parish'* Ileirua* 2 2 $|The Ladies' Purse of ?20, added to a Sweep stakes of ?2 each, p p; one mile heats. The winner to be claimed for ?40. Mr. Pageau'* ch. h. Henry Martin, 6 year* 1 1 Mr. Deliile'* gr. m Little Wonder, 6 year* 2 Jn Mr. Hendrickson's b. m. Isadora, 4 year*,. dn SECOND DAY. The Proprietor's Purse of ?30, added to a Sweep, stakes of ?2 10s. each, p p; one mile heats. Mr Mitchell's bay c. by Emancipation, 4 year* 1 1 Mr Pageau'* br. n Gosport, 6 year* 2 3 The time of the first heat was 1 m 56 s.; the se cond 1 m. 55 s. The Garrison Plate, of ?45; entrance ?310s.? two mile heats Mr. Yate's ch. g. Corniheller, aged 1 1 Mr. D'Arcy'a (with Regt.) ch g. Fire Fly 2 3 Mr Alleyne's (89th Regt.) ch. n. Sailor Boy, aged., .dist. The St. Pierre Plate, of ?20, added to a Sweep stakes of ?2 10s. each pp; distance'near a mile and a quarter. Mr. Hendrickson's hay m. Isadora, 4 year* 1 Mr. Fox's File Leader, aged 3 Mr. Mitchell's ch. h. Truxton 3 Mr. Pageau1* Henry Martin, 6 year* 4 Intkrkstinq from Canada.?Our advices from Montreal are to the 24th inst. inclusive. All the provincial politicians seemed, at that time, to be absorbed in the formation of a new ministry. Ac cording to the Herald, and Pilot, the following gen tlemen^vill compose the cabinet:? President of the Council, Mr. Vljrer; Secretary, Mr. Daly; Attorney General for U. C., Mr. Draper; Attorney General lor L. C., Mr. Smith; Solicitor General for U. C., Mr. Sherwood; Solicitor General for L C.. Mr. Chabot; Commissioner of Crown Lands, Mr. D. B. Papineau; Re ceiver General, Mr. Win. Morris; Inspector General, Mr. Merritt. There appe^rs^to be a strong French inflaence'ia this Ministry, a#d therefore a determination on the part of the government to continue in their concili ations to the Flinch Canadians. It seems to be the smoothest course for Sir Charles Metcalfe to take as it is,^in its organization, fraught with far less difficulties than any?oth\:r. The Montreal Herald of the 24th inst., gives the following additional intelligence relative to the riots on the Beauharnois Canal We regget to learn that the strike among the Irish la borers on the Beauharnois Canal is of a more deeply dis graceful nature than we first anticipated, for they not only have refused to work themselves, btfl by force of arms are compelling a number of French Canadians who were employed on tne lino to abandon the wfcrks. Somool the Contractors have made representations ts the Board of Works, protesting that they ere forced by hnpies of riotous men to stop their works,and that unless theiare protected by a sufficient military lorce.lhey cannot ifsurou their la bor. Common laborers are now reemvinfe three shil lings a day, but they have turned out for 3s. fld. and some of them want 4s. The Gazette things that gs. 6d. is not an unreasonable price (or a day's work, but we believe we are correct in saying that it is an unnsecedented price in Canada, and we doubt whether Contmctors will receive money epougn on their contracts to Tak ing into consideration the low price of provisions of every :ldediy high, at three shillings a day kind, wages are decided? for common laborflm. But we fear that it is not the ratg orcskion of wages which occlkiona these difficulties cvery-fwo at three months, but thlvame spirit which was coqgpiA nous among the samrfclass of persons on the Canals and railroads ol th?$United States, and which finally has brought upon them the mitred of the American natien. No civilised comiffcni#>qen4have two opinions on fuch disgraceful conduct. Tio British Government must now either submit to the stigma of not being able to carry on' its public works, on aoco'unt ft the savage behavior of ? portion of its subjects, or ItJnust ptft down these VurMy lent hordes at the point oBhe bayonet A laborer hat certainly .he right oi mak.nS his own terms for his lal|pr; but one of the purposes of government is to prevent body of saoundrels from establishing terms for lffin. ends another is, to prevent the industrious and peaceable from being murdered or starved by them. ? , Notwithstanding the abotfc, we believe that the great difficulty with the laborers is^ound in the immense number that flock thither for woik, and hence a reduction of wages. Almost the first move an Irish emigrant makes on landipg in Quebec, is for the canals. Now, if one half of these poor fellows would go further north, they would get better pay, and ^>rove the con dition of those they would leave WHnd. . Amusements. Nihlo's.?The beautilul fairytale of "Puss in Boots" has been dramatised, and was produced last evening at this establishment. It Is by the same au thor as Fortunlo?the Inimitable Planche. The applause was tremendous, and the piece successful. It will be re peated this evening with the new ferceof Milliner's lloli A. B. BAND* * CO. AT- IN THE GRANITE BUILDING, N0.273BROAD wuy, www thamber at set, tare Ikfatit WMMtw ? i rtmen of beautiful and choice a- t,ciea fur tha ta ble, the d< easing rooui and the boudoir, to be found in the city, conaiating uf Psavt mkhy ot evei> hind ; Scented So.ra ot all varictiea ; Oil. and Pair.rations to the Harm ; Powokra and PamraRaTieni lor rendering the Sam ?orr ?moo ? m ami HiooMi-xi; Dents if teas lor the Teet h; Dhuihes of nil k n 'aJCoMBs, and every article Decenary lor the use of tb? la iy uud gentlemen, or Untitles, wheth er travailing or at honta It has heretofore been the ease, in purchasing moat of the articles enumerated below, that those who wished to buy have been unable to tied all of theui lor sale at oue piuce ; hut Messrs. A B. SANDS k CO provide lor tbo?e who favor tbem with their patronage, every article that lai-ie* and gentlemen may require fur the toilet, the dress ing table and the boudoir, ot the tirst quali.y, and at ua reasonable prices as they can he furnished in the United Slates. Most uf these articles have been expressly im ported, at great expense in time and uionay in making the selections. Strangers visiting the city are respecttully invited to call aud observe tha great vaiiaty of artklea they have for sale. FANCY TOILET AND SHAVING SOAPS. Of Soaps, the following constitute a portion :? For THt Toilet.?Genuine Almond Soap; very "ifine Old Brown Windsor Soap superior Transparent Soup, in balls and cake* ; Floating Soau, for baths ; Soap Balls ; English Toilet Sosps of all kinds ; Ouerlain's, Lubin's, and Piver's Sosps, in every variety of Perfume, imported direct. Foa Shavino.?Almond Cream, Lubin's Pate d'Amande, Ambrosial Cream of Guerlain's, Ambrosial Shaving Cakes, Verbena Cream, Tuheruese Cieam, genuine old Naples Soap, Naval and Military Soaps, Patey's Transpa rent Soap, he. kc. These are all very]choice and fine, and selected with great care. TO IMPART A HEALTHY FRESHNESS AND BLOOM TO THE COMPLEXION. Oowland'e Lotion, Rowland's Kalydor, Micheaux Freckle Wash, Liquids Patu d'Amande, Poudre d'Amande, Blanc de Niege, Furine de Noisette, Citromane, Blanc de Perle, Blanc d'Espagne, Eau de Boaute, kc. kc. These destroy ton, sun burn, freckles, kc., and effectually pre serve the skin from the injurious effects of exposure to bleak winds, sunburn and damp atmosphere. No lady's toilet should be without some restorative of tha kind.? Eau de Toilette, Lubin's, Guerlain's and Chardin's Pre parations, Esprit de Cedrat, kc. These last are very pleasant and grateful additions to water for bathing. OILS AND PREPARATIONS FOR THE HAIR. Eau Lustrale of Geurlain, Macassar Oil, Moelie de Bosuf, Graissc d'Ours, Philocame, Antique Oil, Bandoline, Jaynes' Hair Tonic, Balm of Columbia. Cream of Lillies, Perlea d'Orient, Pominade Tonique, Pomatum in glass jars; Black, Brown, and Auburn Pomatum, in sticks ; su perior highly perfumed Bear's Oil; Atkinson's Depilatory, for removing supeifluons hair from the face, arms and neck; Rowland's Essence of Tyre, for coloring the hair a black r brown ; also, the celebrated Italian Bye, which colors the hair without staining the skin ; and every va riety of Pastes and Liquids for beautifying the hair or re storing it when lost. TERFUMED WATERS FOR TOILET USE OR THE HEADACHE. Genuine old West India Bay Water; Farina's genuine Eau du Cologne; CologneWater of our own manufacture, very fine, at 6s. per quart; English Lavender Water: Lu bin's celebrated Amber Lavender; superior Orange Flow er Water; Rosa Water, kc. kc. DENTIFRICES, kc. FOR THE TEETH. Pelletier'a Odontine and Elixir, a very superior prepara tion for the teeth and gums, made by the most celebrated chemist in the world; Orris Tooth Paste; Rose Past; Chlo rine Dentifrice; Orris Tooth Wash, kc. kc. Tooth Pow ders in great variety, to please all'minds. Also, the cele brated Clove Anodyne, a safe, positive and lusting cure for the toothache. EXTRACTS OF FLOWERS AND PERFUMERY FOR THE TOILET AND HANDKERCHIEF. Lubin's and Guerlain's Extracts?Amarillys Am broisie, Bergamotte, Cassia, Jasmin, Tubereuse, Fleurde Orange, Jonquile, Violete, (Eillet, Reseda, Pois de Sen teur, Verviene, Amarillys, Chevre Feuille, Seringa, Mu guet, Vetivert, Marechale, Souverains, Danaides. Pres Fieuris, Parfum de Montpelier, Duchesse, Eau de Lubin, Euglantine Eau de Flore, Daphnee, Bouquet de L'impera trlce, Aubrpine, Caprice de la Mode, Eau d'Adelaide, Fraugipane, Orange de Portugal, Bouquet de Victoria, Cedrat, Pot Pourri, Quatre Fleurs, Fleurs d'ltalie, Bou quet de le Rlene, Mille {Fleurs, Suave, Sultanes, Helio trope, Chpyre, Muse, Bouquet des Dames, Miel Amhre, Mousseline. Miel d'Angleterre, Lilas, Ambre, Vanilla, Bouquet d'Esterhezy, do du Printemps, do des Rois. do de Chnntilly, do de Mignon, do de Caroline, do de Fon. tainbleau, Putchouly. Ede's Extraot Sweet Pea, Sweet Briar, Eglantine,Spring Flowers, Verbena, kc. Patey's Citronnella Rosae, Ver bena, Musk, Hoveuia, Eau de Portugal, kc. kc. TOILET AND OTHER BIIUSHE8, Of the greatest variety, imported and of home manufac ture, of all patterns, makes and assortments ; such as Hair, Tooth, Nail and Shaving Brushes oi all kinds?Vel vet, Hat and Cloth Brushes?Hsir Brushe- for Children, kc. A. B 8. k Co. would particularly call the attentiou uf ladies and gentlemen to this branch of their business, confident that their stock oi Hair and Tooth Brushes will be found very complete in everv variety. TOILET AND POCKET DRESSING COMBS. Tortoise Shell, Ivory and Buffalo Dressing Combs of every conceivable size and shape. Tortoise Shell snd Buffalo Pocket Combs, Pocket <'ombs and Mirrors com bined, Ivory Fine Combs, Whisker Combs, kc kc SUNDRY ARTICLES FOR EVERYBODY'S USE. Lip Salve, (Cold Cream, Pastilles, Liquid an t Powder Rouge, Pearl Powder, Rouge, Preston Salts, splendid cut glass Cologne Bottles, Spirits of Vinegar, Aromatic Vine gar, Otto of Roses, Perfumed Sachets, Marking Ink. Salts Lemon, Diamond Cement, Powder Boxes and Puffs, Toilet Powder, Plate Powder. Travelling Toilet Mirrors, Mouth Mirrors, &o. Also, Nail Files, Toothpicks, Tweezers, Tongue Scrapers, Corn Rubbers, and all other articles necessary for the toilet, or personal comfort at home or travelling. Iu enumerating a portion of the toilet articles they haT? far sale, Messrs. A. B S VNDS k CO. would also r ill at tention to their choice assortment of Drugs aud Medicines, from which they supply the prescriptions of our first city phveicians with a curacy and despatch. They intend to be first among the first in their business, and respectfully solicit the patronage of their friends and the public. SODA WATER, with the following Syrups, viz Sar ?aparilla, Lemon, Ginger, Pine Apple, Vanilla, Raspberry, Str.iwberry. Orgeat, kc. of superior quality. MEDICINAL WATERS, from nil the most celebrated Springs. From Saratoga?the Congress, Union, lodiue and Pavilion received fresh every week. Also, a constant supply ot Hhoron Spring Water, White Sulphur. Avon and Blue Lick Waters ; aud Seidlitz and Seltzer Waters, from Germany. Gtf- INSENSIBLE PERSPIRATION AND AFFEC TIONS OF THE BOWELS?The man that classes Bham>rkth Pills as a quack medicine, is behind the age in either intellect or knowledge; and the man that wishes to mak; the pores el the skin do the business of the bowels is a iiusty fellow; and the man that asserts that purging the bowels with Brandreth's Pills will not purify the blood, says what nine out of every ten know is not the truth. I can refer to a case in point. A lady to whom I can refer, was given up to die; her physicians assured her friends that nothing could be done lor her, that she was dying. What was the condition of this parson? She had been under our best physicians for some months; her allliction was cancer on the right breast and consumption. A blister was wished to be raised : one was applied to the neck; it made no impression whatever. Other parts of the bedy were tried, and with no better success; there was not sutticient vitalitv in the system to raise a blister. She was suffering terrible agony, and she wns determined as herdoctors gave her no try what Bhakdrkth'b Pills would do foi her. She took eighteen the first day; she continued them in large doses, and in two weeks she was so much better that she could walk about. Desiroua of testing whether a Mister could be raised, she bad one put on ber le?, designing to draw down the putrid hu mora; the blister taised finely, and one of her doctors owned that it was as astonishing to hian to aee the blister as it wasjto see her at all, living, and so much recovered. What those Tills could be made of, and purge na they had done, and not kill, but absolutely sustain the vital po wees, was more than hecould comprehend Here in New York, in the centre of our city, the greatest thing has been done in the way of absolute life saving, unknown in ancient or modern times, till Brandreth's Pills were known. Two months ago and this person was dying?absolutely dying o( consumption and cancer, and now her consumption ie entirely cured, and her cancer is in a fair way to be so. Is this medicine a quack medicine 7 Can this be equalled by any other medicine in the world in the good it effects ? I answer no ! and ten times ten thousand can be referred to personally to sustain my assertion. Brandhkth's Pills, by cleansing the blood from all im purity, gives power to every org ho to perform its tunc tions healthily ; no matter whether externally or inter (pilly situated. Nature has formed the bowels for the evacuation of all unhealthy humors of the blood, and if man would but use common sense, he would tako care they performed this oltice faithfully. If the bowels are out of order, if too slow or too'fast, a few doses ot Braidrrth's Pills will bring them to order. Ask the man who was dying from constipated bowels, what cured him ; he tells you, Bran dreth's Pills Ask him who hud had the dysentery six months, and every remedy hr.d failed ; he will also tell you the Brandri tn Pills cured him in a week. So with other diseases. Twelve Brandreth Pills, rubbed down in half a pint of molasses, enrred a little boy of an ulcer of the lace which was rapidly spreading to liia eyes, and which a doz< n doctors had tried to cure, but could not; the poor parents would have given half they were worth tohtv* had it cured, hut every tiling they tried did no good, until they gave it a teaspoonlul of molnssei every day, in half a pint of which they had rubbed down twelve Brandreth Pilta;before the whole of the molasses was taken the ulcer was cured. And yet some foolish people 6allBrandreth's Pills a quack medicine It would be well if#u'A? were a few more such quack medicines. Will all JSifepretended Sarsaparilla Compounds, or Lozenges, or <1vm, euro like the Brandreth Pills? Can they tend you t<*puAen* eund as Dr. Brandreth can? Can they point out tcryou people who had been helpless for years from Epllepsey and St. Vitus' dance, who have liven cured by thoir remedies ? If they cannot, Dr. Brundreth can. Can they point out to you a pet son who lor twenty year* had nevec had a stool without having used medicine or me .chantcak means, and whom the Brandreth Pills cured in a montn, and gave him as healthy evacuations as he hail whfel he was u child? .Apiedical gentleman is now in this city, who for a pe Jfc/ofthiity years was afflicted with blotches all over WVcly. He tried every known remedy without ony benefit. He took Brandreth's Pill* and they cured him. f Ye that art tick it* whrthrr thrse things h> so or no. If they be, apply to the aame medicine and be cured like wise ill Broadway, New York, Dr. Brandreth's principal of fice. 11 tail olnces-241 Hudson alreet, and 374 Bowery. D. D Wright, corner of Houston St,Le wis streets, N. Y.; Mrs Booth, S Merket street, Brooklyn. Of*. WHO IS THERE THAT CANNOT ( ALL TO mina a case when in some member of their family, suffer leg with diarrbree, summer complaint, cramp orcolic, obtained no relief until a bottle of Bernard's Diarrhoea Medicine could be procured?yet it very frequently hap pens that the remedy is not at hand, lor these disenies often occur a' night, (an 1 {injthit cue the patient must suffer excruciating ngony, nod perhaps pay the debt of nature. Now all 'his can be easily avoided if every household would bo provided with this medicine,and t en when the attack cornea on, check It at once. It cos a but a trifle, and can always he had of the proprietor et 07 Nassau street, New York. For sale alto by Dr. W. If. Milnor, corner of John street and Broadway.

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