Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 31, 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 31, 1844 Page 2
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NEW YORK-HERALD. ?o*k, Hat or day, August 31, ldM. Illustrated Weekly Herald. THE GREAT ZDS ASS JM23STX2VG ?F THE WHIGS. MR. WEBSTER DELIVERING HIS GREAT SPEECH 111 The Reporters of the New York Press. Ws shall i.-eus this morning a very beautiful and interesting Illustratku Wkkklv Hbrald. It will contain a large and very graphic engraving of the scene presented at the Whig Convention in Albany, on Tuesday last. This illustration will convey a correct idea of the picturesque appear ance of the multitudes assembled on that occasion, the platform beneath the old trees, and Mr. Web ?ter in the act of delivering hid great speech. Another engraving will repreaent the steamboats proceeding up the Hudson, with the New York de legations on board. The third engraving will present portraits of the reporters of the Herald and the whig papers ot this city, a* they appeared when engaged in the work of reporting Mr. Webster's speech, for a wager of one thousand dollars. This engraving Will be highly interesting. The reporters are all represented as writing with their left hands, a cir cumstance which requires a few words of explana tion. Our reporters can write with both hands with equal facility, and, indeed, when necessary can report two speakers at a time. Observing them report with the left hand on tliis occasion, as they wished to keep the right hand fresh for writing out their notes, and imagining that there must be some peculiar excellence in that system, the reporters for the other papers imitated them, but not being ex actly "up to the thing," to usi' a familiar but ex pressive phrase, they botched Mr. Webster's speech shamefully, whilst our " unequalled corps" gave, as usual, a full and admirable report. The engrav ing, as will beat once perceived, acquires immense additional interest from this circumstance, record ing as it does a singular occurrence in the history ot reporting. This Weekly Herald will contain our report of the speech, anil altogether will be the most attractive and accurate record of this mighty exhibition of whig strength?whig beauty?and whig eloquence, which could be produced. Our full and graphic Report of the interesting proceedings at the Berk shire Jubilee will be also contained in this splendid Weekly Herald. Price of the whole only 64 cents. Arrival of Steam Ships. The Great Western will probably arrive to-day or to-morrow. We are on the look out for her. Alter her follows the Hibernia on a trial of speed. News for Europe. This afternoon, at a quarter to five o'clock, the letter bags of the Acadia will close in this city. Thut steamer will leave Boston to-morrow, noon, for Halifax and Liverpool. In order to supply the public with the latest news to send by the Acadia, we shall issue a second edition ot the Weekly Herald, at 9 o'clock this morning, with all the intelligence which may reach us in the meantime. We shall also prepare an e*tra edition at 3 o'clock this attcrnoon. Those seeking the. best papers to remit to Europe, can obtain these, in or out of wrappers, at our counter. The Presidential Contest?State of the Country. Whilst the country in all its elements of prosper ity iind greatness is advancing with unexampled ra pidity the great political contest goeB on also wiih great spirit and vigor, and promises to be attended tlmo?t by as much excitement and agitation as thai of 1310, which resulted in the triumph of the Whigs by an immense majority. In the South and South west the birug?le is carried on with rem irkable keenness, and here at the North within the last month the feeling ol both parties has increased very much in intensity and bitterness. Nothing is thought of, or talked of, but the presidential elec tion, and the relative chances of the candidates are the subject of universal speculation and enquiry. It is very clear that the whigs have the brightest prospects in this State, and here, as we have more than once stated, from all tha; we can learn, will be the scene of the great decisive struggle. As every one possessed of ordinary sagacity foresaw the defeat of Mr. Van Buren at the Baltimore Con vention, has proved a heavy blow and sore discou ragement to the Democratic party in this State. The leaders have never recovered from the shock. A strong effort has been made to arouse the " un terrified democracy," but it has, generally speak ing, failed. Every one can see that the agitation is not conducted and managed under the same in fluential guidance as in former days. The most aetive instrumentality at present in the field for Mr Polk, appears to be that of the " Empire Club"? of the extent of whose powers te aid the cause, and of the value of whose Rgency, we believe not very many require special enlightenment. We tnilb the great gunB at the public meetings of the democracy. The Bceptre of old Tammany appears to have been idly cast away, and neither in the newspaper organs, nor in the popular gather ings do we recognize that dignified, bold, confident and authoritative tone and character which distin guished them in other days. It has been found impossible to subdue the lukewarmness, and more than this, the feeling of disapprobation with which the nomination of Mr. Polk has been regarded in this region. The coldness and apathy of the old wire-pullere, office-seekers, and leaders of the democrats, who were accustomed to rally with such enthusiasm under the banner of Martin Van Buren, are readi ly explained. These leaders argue, with what good reason, let our readers judge, that if Mr. Clay be elected, they will have a much better chance of arranging the succession in 1848 to this succession, than if Mr. Polk were to succeed, in case of Mr. Polk's success, the old section of the pirty here at the north, might, indeed, inscribe "Ichabou"on their banner, for assured ly their power and glory would be departed forev er, so far as they of this generation were concern ed. Mr. Calhoun would be enabled then to extin guish the last embers of his antagonists in the de mocrdtic ranks. But if Mr. Clay be elected, these politicians arKii'-, and with what reason let our readers also judgs, that the whig party could not possibly hold togethrr more than the four years of his administration?they would go to pieces?du ring that time the plans of the leaders of the " de mocratic" in this latitude could be properly ma tured?and in 1848 they might very probably calcu late as tiHsuming the sceptre of power. Thus we have explained the present apathy and indifference and want of enthusiasm which pre vail in the camp of the Democrats of this great State. The Whigs are on the contrary, united, zealous, and diligent. Still, although the prospect thus looks cheering for the Whigs, it is very hazard ous to aifmpt anything like positive calculations of the result. The returns from the varioua States heard fr;>m are besides, after all, somewhat decep tive. M iny local circumstances operate in modi fying the result of a gubernatorial or State legisla tive election, that we can hardly rriake with pom tivenees deductions from their relation to the issue of the general election in the fall. * A a impartial and candid review of the whole ground then leads as to conclude that thecontcat will be exceedingly hotaud close, and that at pre sent the chances are in favor of Mr. Clay. A tew weeks may however change the whole aspect of affairs, and amongst other matters of whose proba ble operation we canuet just now judge, is the Inst '?tter of Mr. Clay on annexation. Tiik Puss ok the Revolutionary J?*a.-?We give to-day oa our first page another curioua and interesting batch of extracts from the newspapers published during the memorable era of the revolu tion. The present period, when the whole country is agitated by the fierce excitement of party politics, and when the party press is disgracing the nation, is a fittiug time to exhibit in this way the spirit of the men and the age which gave independence to the United States, and established the liberties we now enjoy. Let these extracts be read with attention. The "proclamation" is a remarkably interesting document. We have not space to-day for extended comment, but shall soon return to this rich miue of revolutionary feeling, principle and patriotism, and present our readers with some extremely interesting and (valuable extracts lrora the same source. Thk " Native Ticket."?It appears that the " Natives," true to their principles, are determined to run a separate ticket at the Fall Election. We have had a glimpse of their doiiigs behind the cur tain, and present the names of the prominent can didates and nominees for Congress and Assembly, which they intend to put forth to obtain the suf frages ol their friends at the ensuing election. We expect in a few days to be able to place the ticket fully completed before our readers, and all that now remain* for them is to select a proper candi date for the Presidency, John Tyler having "clear ed out," and given them aclear stage. The names which have been put forward in caucus among the natives as candidates for Congress?are for the 3d Dutrict, Alderman Miller, 1st Ward, Gen. John Lloyd and J. Phillips Phoenix In the 4th district, James R Whiting, the ex-District Attorney, John H. Williams, the Looking Glass Manufacturer of Broadway, and Jonah Rich, who will probably be the person selected. In the 5ih District, Dr. Jacob Hassen, of 8ih Ward, Elias H. Ely, David E. Wheeler, and T. M. Woodruff. There are sttong chances in favor of Mr. Wheeler's nomination by the Natives. He is the present Scl.ool Commis sioner for the 9:h Ward. 6th District, Geo. Fol som. Hiram Ketchum will probably be nominated Senator. For Assembly, the following candidates will probably be nominated. Mr. Whitney, of th? 9th Ward, one of the most popular and talented speakers of the entire party, it is generally believed, will be nominated without opposition Archibald Meroein, M. D., lit Ward ; Alfred Drawer, 4th Ward; Thomas P. Tcale, 5th Ward s Roderick N. Morrison. 8th Ward ; B. 8. Whitney. 9tn Ward ; John Culver, Uth Ward ; A. A Alvord, 13th Ward ; John J. It De Puy, 16th Wnrd ; George W Savage, 16th Ward ; Joseph Hufty, 4th Ward ; Richard Reed ; Jacob L. Fenu, 13th Ward. We give these proceedings in caucus on unques tionable authority ; and it will therelore be per ceived that the "Natives" are "wide awake." We Bhall in a few days be able to present the ticket for Congress and Assembly, and probably for President and Vice President, to the other con tending parties, to whom for the present we would merely suy?"To your tents, O! Israel." The Natural History of Politics?The Globe and Intelligencer, at Washington, having ex hausted all their store of vituperation and black guardism against each other, and the candidates who*e claims they respectively represent, have now entered on an interesting discussion relative to the character of the hickory tree. '1 he Intelli gencer abuses it as rotten, worthless, and hardly fit lor fuel?the Otobe is quite poetical in its de fence as the most respectable of the denizens of the forest. A little practical knowledge of the properties of the birch, of which they probably did not get enough at school, or they would not be so silly now, would properly complete the education of these intelligent students of natural history. State of Public Feeling in Philadelphia.?A rather amusing illustration of the excited state of party feeling in Philadelphia has been afforded to us in the extreme difficulty which we have experi enced in obtaining a correspondent in that city. We have made various attempts, and tried several correspondents, but they all appear to be afflicted with the prevailing distemper?diseased and exci ted party feeling. On all general subjects of inte rest to the public they have given the news with tolerable industry and accuracy, but the moment they have approached any topic connected with the "Native," or "anti-Native" movements, off" they have gone into fiction, personality and violence. One could not mention the "Natives" without em ploying the most offensive epithets, another was equally savage on the ' anti-Natives," and both of course utterly unfit to correspond with this journal. Our present correspondent has hitherto kept pretty calm and sober, but recently some indications have appeared which threaten an attack of the pre valent epidemic. Let this operate as a caution, and if it be neglected, we must try again. Post Office Espionage.?The Drue Sun, in re plying yesterday to a stupid article in an obscure weekly paper, charging the government ef the United States with having authorized the opening of letters in the Post office in the year 1785, has made a blunder which is quite unpardon able in such a walking cyclopaedia of old almanae lore as our profound contemporary. It represents Washington as having issued the instructions in question and defends him for doing so. Now it happens that Washington had nothing whatever to do with the act alluded to, which was passed by the old Congress, at a time when the illustrious patriot of the revolution was in retirement. Washington did not re-enter on public [life till 1789, when the new government was formed under the Constitu tion. As for the act of 1785 itself, it was perfectly justifiable, under the then existing circumstances, and bears no analogy whatever to the atrocious seal-breaking by the post office officials of the British government. A Hint to thb Western Railroad Company.? The cars which left Buffalo on Sunday last, were thirty-four hours before they reached Albany, and yet run above twenty miles per hour ! Why should the mail wait so many hours at Rochester 1 Why should it loiter at so many places for refreshment 1 Three meals are quite sufficient for that journey, and they require but one hour, while 15 hours would suffice to transport the letters between Albany and Buffalo; and the Herald would reach the fat West oae day sooner, and gratify many thousands, who are anniousfor early information, in regard tobusi nera even more than politics. When complaints are made about this silly de lay, the answer is?"Oh! it is a great work ac complished in a short time!" As if that was a reason for not reaping all tho advantages which this really grand work offers. The rails are as good as on the Birmingham road, the carriages are easier, and the pace should be twenty-five miles per hour. The Birmingham mail does not step one moment at Walford, (the letter-bag of which, equals that of Rochester) but drops the bag on the ground, and catches the other in a net, opened for that purpose, and the utility of our railroad will be only half enjoyed, until similar activity is enforced thereon Such activity would not require an ex traordinary outlay, but it would add surprisingly to the number of passengers; for it is not the money, oost only, which deters travelling?but the loss of time, (which isfarmore valuable) and the unenm lonable night, which prevents many ladies, infirm people, and children, from undertaking the jour ney. The transportation is now attdious punish nent, and it might be made a pleasant excursion; nor would the change require above three weeks to be effected.'? Theatre.?A very splendid series of in tertsinments are offered at this house this evening for the benefit of Mr. Parsloe. No one deserves a bumper belter than lie, and let him have it. He certainly presents a most liberal bill of fare. Packets for Europe.?Three packets, the Columbus, for Liverpool ; Ulica, for Havre; and St. James, for London, will sail hence next Monday. Da. Lahdnkr's Lkctckk on thi Evidences or th* Existence or the Deity.?Dr. Lardner pro po?e? to give on Sunday evening at Palmo's, the Bridgwater Lecture. It was given on the Sunday evenings in Boston and Philadelphia last season, with the most extraordinary success. At Boston, especially, the audiences were immense. The first evening about 2,000 people were admitted at the door, and half as many more left unable to approach it. This excitement continued every Sunday while the Doctor remained there. The subject is?"The evidences obtained ftom the phenomena of nature to prove that the universe is sustained by an omni potent immaterial power, exercising in a degree i and to an extent which has no limits, the attributes of wisdom and benevolence, aud that except, by admitting the existence of such a power, it is im possible, on the admitted principles of Bacon's me thod of reasoning, to explain or understand the material world, while, by its admission, all be comes clear and intelligible." Dr. Lardner intsnds j to avail himself of all the illustrative apparatus on this occasion to relieve what might otherwise be heavy in a discoureive attempt ot this sort. We learn that Dr. Lardner has mentioned his design to a number of intelligent and distinguished friends (among others to the Mayor) who have ex pressed much gratification at the benefit which ! may attend such an employment of the Sunday ; evening by many who would otherwise pass it in I listless idleness, or perhaps worse. For our own part, we hail this project with great satisfaction, as one eminently worthy of the patronage ot all en- j lightened friends of truth and Sabbatti sanctifics- | tion, and cannot doubt that he will be as success ful here as in our sister cities. Late from St ^Dominoo.?It is stated by Capt. Mabee, of the Tbpaz, arrived yesterday in nine teen days from Port au Piatt, that matters in Hayti were in a very unsettled stute, and it was uncertain what course would be pursued by the government with the Spanish part of the island. President Guerriere had left Port au Prince for the North, and would holif a conference with the generals and chiefs of the army, when measures would be adopt ed for the government of the whole island. The opinion prevailed that the Haytians would attempt to recover the eastern part of the island, and the Spanish party were using every means in their power to strengthen their position. Some misun derstanding had arisen between the chiefs ot the ?ast, in consequence of one section having appoint ed General Duarte as President without consulting the others. Duarte had, however, resigned, and delegates had gone to the city of St. Domingo for the purpose of drawing up a constitution and no minating a President. General Santana, it waB thought, would be elected. Trade throughout the island, was very much de pressed, with little prospect of amendment. New Dky Dock.?It is expected that work will shortly be commenced, at Wallabout, on the new National Dry Dock. This affair is to be a splendid one, and we hope that no pains will be spared to render it sufficient (or all lime to come. Let those who have the superintendence of its construction have it made long, deep, and wide enough to take m two line of battle ships if necessary. If this great work is our efficient naval officers, it will be a dock which we may be proud of; but if inspectors at $8 a day are selected to oversee it, what will it be! Evenings ok Irish Minstrklsy.?Mr. McMi chael's musical entertainment of last evening, af forded the most universal deliglit to the audience. In praise of the subject little need be said ; a hear ing of its expounder is better adapted to give him that high place aa an artist, which he merits, than the most elaborate eulogy. We do not use the term artist in iis technical sense; the powerful in fluence which Mr. McMichael exercises over his au dience is unattainable by mere art?by any Hystenr of rules, however, apposite or universal; it has its origin in deep pathos?in the sympathetic impulses of the heart. Mr. McMichael, and his subject, Irish Minstrelsy, constitute a very happy combina tion ; his manner and address?his versatility of feeling, a true type of the best specimens of his countrymen?and a faithful abridgement of all that is comic, humorous, hilarious?simple, yet sublime, iu the national character. His voice, too, ia full of melody; as to the ose made of it, it is best shown by the enthusistic applause which fol lowed each song. We confidently expect to hear it ere long shed a soul of music over multitudes, and that New York will extend a patronage t* Irish Minstrelsy commensurate with the deserts of the one, and the good taBte of the other. That good taste cannot*be represented by hundreds?we must have thousands to hear Mr. McMichael. Increase in the Whale Fishery.?We learn from the best authority that between fifty and sixty ships have this yeat been purchased for the whale fishery. Upwards of twenty of these were bought here; the remainder principally at the east. Our famous packets when they become too small for packet service, go into the whale catching business. They are considered the best. One would imagine that the fishery would be overdone, and such was thought to be the case twenty years ago; yet the business goes on increasing and fortunes continue to be made, notwithstanding the introduction of lard oil and the increase in the use of all sorts of gas. We do, however, supply nearly all Europe, es foreign whalers cannot compete with us in catch ing the 14 Monsters of the Deep." And it is a fact well worthy of notice, that nearly all the French and other foreign whale ships are officered by Americans. Elegance, Fashion and Economy.?We per ceive by an advertisement in another column that the great fashionable tailoring establishment of Jennings fc Co., in Broadway, have juat received a large supply of elegant goods for the fall season. This is the establishment whose bookkeeper, it will be recollected by many of our readers, ena bled Mr. N. P. Willis so satisfactorily to re|>el the gross attack of some obscure paper down east, which accused that distinguished leader Of the haut ton of practising the somewhat fashionable virtue of ntglecting the tailor's bill. Trotting Match at Albany.?The announce ment that Lady Suffolk with Cayuga Chief, Wash ington and Moscow, would trot at the Hull's Head on Thursday attracted more than a usual number of persons. The 1st heat was won by Lady Suffolk with great ease. Time 2,40. Cayuga Chief bolted from the course and threw his driver. He was of I courn; distanced. The 2nd heat waa also won by Lady Suffolk. Time 2,34|. Moscow dis taaced. The third and last heat was between Washington and Lady Suffolk, the Lady of courae won. Time on this heat 2,88. It rained all the time and the track was heavy. Important from Nauvoo.?The inhabitants of the Holy City of Nauvoo, have issued a manifesto declaring that they will take no part in the presi dential contest, as neither of the candidates are fit men to receive their votea. This will exercise al most as important an influence on the result of the election aa the withdrawal of Captain Tyler. The Oreat Pedestrian Coxtest.?On reference to an advertisement in another part of the paper, it will he seen that all entries for the foot rare to take place on the Beacon Course on the 14th of October, must be made on or before the 20ili of September. The large amount offered in purses is well worth contending for. Harrison Union, No. 2?Daughters or Tem perance.?This society of ladies are about tore peat their excursion to Verplanck's Point, on Mon day, the 2d of September. We are informed, that the beautiful grove adjoining the landing, ia kindly and gratuitously tendered by the proprietor, who will also fit it up with seats, dec., for. the occasion. City Intelligence. Police Heeor?l? or aw III 11 TIC FoaUEkV OH THE B?NK OF COUMCKCK ?A 1?W wee k* aioce ? forged chuck lor $1 600 wu found to have ln-en paid at the counter ol the bank of Commerce, and * young man named Oiliv*iiia, who Jenied the alleaatiOB, was ar rested and neld to bail to answer the charge. li? cent C ircutiistauce* inducod Mr. John A. Steven*, the Preaid ent ot the Bunk, to suspect one of the clerk* in that institution of having commited the ofl'enc<-, and he char ged him with it ye*lerday. The clerk confessed, and wa* immediately arrested and committed to prison for trial The Akrebt or Alfxandeb IIoau at Graenport, haa proved to have been produced mainly through the pre sence of George Wilks.olthi* eity, who wa* at the wharf on the evr ol going to Stoningtonin company with a lriend. Without the positive recognition of Wiika it i* not proba ble that tloag would not have been arreated, a* neither Clark, the tavern keeper, cor Aid. Winahip would have asfcumedtlie responsibility of detaining him, und in an instaut alter he would have been on board the steamboat tor Stouiugton. Tne statement of Hoag himself it suffi cient to satisfy the Maj or that this ia the only correct view of the transaotion, as he said on hi* arrival at the city priton "that it wa* the recognition ot Wilk* that pre vented hi* eicape, a* he had neatly tatlafled Clark and Wfnahip that be wa* nothing but ? common blacksmith." Hoag has made no confessions el any interest, there any reaaon to believe that he will. He i* closely confin ed with chaina during the night, and appear* to care little about hia pending sentence on Monday next. Hiuhway Ilonaaav and Recovery or a valuable Gold W?tch ?The valuable gold watch taken from Andrew 11 Fuweli, of 419 Broadway, who was knocked dowu and robbed in Ann atreet on Friday night of l ist week, was recovered yeaterday at Hobokeu by a gentleman named Cook Two men oame to Hobokeu in the after noon and walked to Van Voorst'* Hotel, near the race course, where they obtained a crew bar and went to a cliff of rocks near bv, and procured a gold watch, which one of them said he had deposited a few duy* be!ore. and intended to *ell it to hi* companiou lor $30. The land lord inspected them of some wrxug, and comainnicaled his suspicions to Mr. Cook, who followed them to the terry boat and arrested them, and recovered the watch ? They 'old contradictory storie*, but the man who claimed the watch, whose nume i* Brian, bay* he;ruceived it from a friend at the corner of Broadway and Ann street. Hia associate wa* ?xamincd and held as a witness in the case. There is no doubt that it is the wutch that was taken from Mr. Powell, which was valued at $176, and for the recovery of wnich a liberal reward ha* been offered. Sea way Robbeby.?The schooner Charlotte, of Hudson, lying Ht thu dock of Mesir* Smith & Co.. (ail merchants) near the Navy Yard, was robbed on Thursday evening ef a trunk, containing a quantity of clothing, among which were pantaloon*, shirts, drawer*, eighteen shirt bosoms, thirty shirt collars, cotton sheets, two white bed spreads, pillow case*, black *ack coat, and other article* ol cloth ing to the value of $110 ; also a pair ol gold spectacle*, value $10 ; apy gla<*, quadrant, and nautical book*, value $60; the property ol iLdwerd H. Gay, the matter and owner of the veaiel. A Polish wholesale burglar caccht and vai bible ?ilyer flatb recoverkd.?A Pole, culling himself Saba* tian Muresky, lately from this city, offered lor sale at the jeweller'* shop of Newell Harding, Court Square, Boston, on Thursday, a large quantity of silver ware, valued at about $400, all marked K. in old English letter. Atnoag the article* were 12 table fork*, 13 desert do , 13 table ?poona, Sgravy do , 11 desert do., 9 tea do., 3*altdo., 3 butter knives, 3 cream ladle*, 1 pair plated scissor*, and 3 linen napkin*, marked K. The rogun atated that he bought thtin in thiicity for $30, and suppoied that it had been stolen. It 1* no doubt the proceed* of *ome burglary. Send the Polish gentleman here for trial. Skllinu Liquon on Sunday ?The contemptible farce ol entertaining complaints against the hotel* and respect able public bouses of our city for selling liquoi on Sunday, was ugaiu partially heard before Justice Drinker at the Lower Police Office yesterday, and po-'ponad until Wed nesday afternoon next, at 4 o'clock. The maker of the affidavit* in those case* wa* pre*ent and axe it ad much amusement among the spoctatori, who will crowd in hun dred* nuxt week to get a good light of bim. When this matter is disposed of, let us havo a revival of all the old and ridiculotM enactment* of other time*, for we have thu bluest kind of law* yet on our statute book*, such as flues and penalties " for travelling on the Sabbath, except to church or for charitable purposes"?prohibitions for the sale ol ice creams and lemonade in all public garden*, &c. Let tu have an organized police of mean, contempt ible, despicable informer*, bet at every man's door, and then let the laws against "cave droppers," "common scolds," See., b? iut in operation, ana our police offiee* will be filled wii;i pub)ic busine**, and the fees of the Corporation Attorney w i II * well to a handsome sum under such an administration of city government. Cauhht?Escapkd and cauoht Aoiin.?A sailor nam ed C. B. Stockwell, belonging to the ahip Lucas, wa* ar rested on Wednesday morning by officer Ivea, charg ed by Peter Haumer, who recently came pascenger in said vessel, with breaking open his truuk and robbing him of clothing and money, valued at $120. He gave the wrong name at the police, and when the complainant ap peared yesterday morning, the rogue could not be found bv the name of Stnckwell, and he was afterward dis charged as having been detained twenty-four hours with out a witness bavin* appeared against hioi; but shortly alter wa* rearrested by officer Milliken under hi* proper name and detained for trial. A Johnny Raw.?Ono Johnny Kemp, who reside* in Varick street was escorted to the lodgings of Jane Ann McGowan and Mary Wilson, and relieved of his little funds by something like the Hotg touchstone. lie ar rested the faithleis girls, but got no money, and failing to co.ivict them at thu special scHsionn. Yesterday morning tln-y were let loose to rob some other Johnny raw. O, Johnny Kemp! O,Johnny Kemp! A Prison Thief,?A girl named Julia Smith, who has been confined in thu City Prison on a charge of robbing the house ot Jacob L Baldwin, of 151 Leonard street, of about $200 in proporty and money, has been detected in cuttirg up the new sheets, pillow cases, and blanket* be longing to|'':.V1agdalen Hall." where sl e is cor fined, and converting them into article* of underdreia for her own nsii. Whether she will ba tried on the charge or not, we have not learned. Co roner'a Ilecord.?August 30.?Death from F.fili. piy ?A woman named Catherine Clancy, who ha* recently resided at 204 Chamber* street, died suddenly yesterdav morning from epilepsy. The coroner'* jury returned a verdict accordingly. Mr. Dempster.?This beautiful ballad vocalist is now in this city, and intends in the course of the ensuing week to give one or more of his very inter esting concerts. There is little doubt but that they will be aa well patronized as any of his previous. Visitors.?Commodore Kearney, U. S. N., is ?topping at the City Hotel, Judge H. St. George Tucker at the Astor, and Mr. Turner, U. S. N., at the Globe Hotel. Niblo's.?On Monday evening will be revived the laughable travestie on Humlet, in which Mr. Mitcbell personates the noblo Dane to the life. Mr. Holland will also appear in the favorite farce of My Wife'* Out. The entertainment* will wind up with the burlotta of Ole King Cole. Superior Court will lit this day?(Saturday). Common Pleai-ln Chambers. Aug. SO ? William Lynch vi. IK. H tin riil?Thia waa an application to reduce hail on an arrest under a Still wall warrant. It appeared that plaintiff purchased two lot* of land in Brooklyn Irom defendant, who represented them tree Irem incumbrance The lots, however, were sold for toe assessment an<l the plaintiff waa thrown out of them. Thu application waa denied. (tsj- Thia Court will lit on Monday for jury cue*? when the term will open. Marine Court. Before Judge Randall. Auo. 30?Henry Carey m. John Daoroux and Petir For Itg*.?An action ot assumpsit to n cover SlOO claimed for rent alleged to be due out of premises 67} Veiev atraet. Judgment postponed. Jiilamn it. Fosttr ?In this ca*o (noticed in yesterday's Herald,) the Court gave judgment lor plaintiff, $12 63. Melancholy Suicide.?Dr. K. M. Clark, late a purgeon in the Texan navy, committed suicide at Algiera, opposite this city, on Monday laat, by shoot ing himself through with a pistol. Pecuniary emDarraas ment, wa learn, was the cause of the dreadful act. Ho left a young wife,to whom he had beeu married but afaw months.? y. 0. Paper, Aug 33. Tmc Wiatiier and tiie Crops.?We still have most charming t-imimer weather The days are pleasantly w t in and the nights are plesantly cool. The rains during the last week have been truly refreshing.? V'g-'taiion m again ossiiiniug the healthy and beautiful hue of early suoiuier. The Corn crop is ripening moat finely. This, which in the early part of the stason, was ao backward, has lately come forward so rapidly, that the promise is most abundant. Another week of favorable weather would place it beyond the reach ef a September frost ?.litany ji??*??, *1ug W. Scientific.?The Cincinnati observatory isra p:dly advancing totvard* completion- The rreat telescope ordered some time since at Munich, i* to be shipped lor this country tho present month. " Dosrest Aurelia," said a lovely dame, And rarikng first for literary fame? " Four lip a fnt J mm. hair, and new I hope You'll try a cake of (iouraud's famous Soap* For Tan or Freeklea, lis beyond compare, K'en as his /Wires Suiilet banish hair! One cake wi! make that hrunetta skin ol thine, Dearest Aurelia,quite aa blmndr as mine!" ?THE ITALIAN MFDICATED 90AP OF DR. F. F. OOl' rapidly superseding every article hitherto invented lor the cUasificatioa of the human cuticle. Dr. O ia constrained to acknowledge that his science, in thii reap'ict "can no turther go." To bsing the Italian Midi eaitd Soap to perfection has coat him many a<ixien* days and aler|i|eas nights, but his toil has at length been crowned with success ; it ia emphatically the ne plvi uloa of soapa. To r?alizn the full benefits of this ram>tik able chemical preparation, he cautious to purchase only of Dr. Oourand, 07 Walker street, 1st store FRO*. Broad way 60 cents a cako Vulgar and diabonost counter feiters are straining every nerve to impoae on you a worthless counterfeit Bewareef them. BICORD'8 PARISIAN ALTERATIVE MI> TuflK ? For the cure of primary or see indary Syphili* I-id all affections produced by an injudicious use ol rm i 3ury. The great advantages possessed I y this powerfti iltei ative over all other preparation* for the cure ol My philts, ia, that while curing the disease it improves tii. institution, whilst mercury generally leave a muc) worse disease than the one it Is administered lor. Th? >est recommendation we can give ol it ia, that it ia nov extensively prescribed by the medical faculty, who fot <n?ily considered mercury the only cure tor those com plaint* .Sold, in single bottles, $1 each ; In caaea of hal Iocmi, f ft, carefully packed, and aent to all port* of the Union. Office of the College of Medicine and Pharma cy, Oft Vfwsau street. W. 8. RICHARDSON, M D.,Ageat Wt#- miVATi. MIBML All;.?iut oiaoowi ai the New York Collage ct Medicine and Ptamaoy.ii returning the public tuaaki for the literal support thej have received in tueir eflurli to " suppress quackery,' bug leave to state that their particular attention conUnuo tc, do directed 10 all diseases of a private nature, and frou Uie great improvemenu iuteiy w*>Je in the piiacipal bus pitali al Europe in the tre&vment of fhose dineaaes, th.'-i can confidently oflur to persona requiring medical aid M '?Ullage* not to be met with in tin v institution tn tlu> .oantry, either public or private. The* eatinent ot th? olle^e u such a* to injure success in >rery cast!, and u ataliy .lift, rant fir.m that neinicjous practice ol ruin.n# ibe constitution with mercury, an 1 iumostccses leavirs t ::ise**u much worse thun the original. One ofthe meiu o?.r? ol the Colleeo ,(or nusiy years connected with tiif pi mcipal hospitals ui ?u:*ope, attends daily lor a coasulta !.on Ironi 9 A.M. tu 8 P.M. Terms?Advice and medicine, A cure guaranteed ,iuoK.T?ir to Coukthv Invalids.?Persons living ia die country and not finding it convenient to attend p< i ?ouitlly, cun have tonrarded to them a cheat contain n^ all medicines requisite to m'forai a perfect cure oy stating tlieir case <xplicitly, together with all symptoms, time o> sontrartioii and treatment received elsewhere, it e&? ad enclosing ?8, post paid, addressed to W. 6. RICHARDSON, M. D., Axetii ?>Ac-< ttd Consulting rooms of the College, 9$ Nr.?> street Q&~ HEALTH.?Our city continues to be remarkably healthy. At this season sickness of some kind is gene rally expected, but we know of no caies yet of any de scription. During the past week we have been visited by alternate change* of sultry and cold weather.which may produce disease. As i preventive, a lew doses ol Tarrs Life Pills may be vitally useful. Proprietors, Thomaa Roberts tc Co. 117 Fulton street. QSJ- A NEW THEORY.?"A new and startling theo^ as regards the natuial duration of human life, appears-in a little book called "The Extraordinary Life ana Times of Thomas Parr," generally called Old Parr. This little work, besides the said theory, contains much that is in structive and profitable, as regards he menus of eniuring good health, and ail mny be obtained gratuitously 0f any agent for Parr's Lifa Pills?a modicine which in rapidly superceding oil others, as it has never yet failed to con quer the most inveterate disorders." {K7-UR.' BLACKWKLL'S ANTJ AC1UD TINCTURE ANI) SCOTCH RENOVATOR is lor sale in New York' by 11. 8. Bernard, !>7 Nassau stent, trc only authorised agent in the United States 1 have appoints Mr. War ren W Pace, corner of Pearl and Purchase ?ts Boston, agent for the State of Massachusetts. flQF- OOURAUD'S POUDRE SUBTILE FOR ERA dieating superfluous hair from low f.ireheads, hairy upper lips, or the stubborn beard of man. Tested before buying, proof positive this and no mistake, at ?7 Walker at., fint store from Broadway. &f- CONSTITUTIONAL UTILITY CURED.?Tfa? fonic Mixture, prepared by the College of Medicine and Pharmacy of the city of New York, is confidently re commended for all cases of debility produced by secret is dulgence or excess of any kind. It la an invaluable reme dy for impotence, sterility, or barrenness (unless depend tag on roal-formation.) Single bottles $1 each; case* of half a dozen ?,?; care tally packed and sent to all parts of tho Union. OffW of the College of Medicine and Pharmacy lis Nassau street. W * R)i HARPSON.M. D.. A*ent IftT-tN NOTICING THE REMARKS OF THE FOL LOWING professional men, Hock de Brackenan, profes sor ol medicine at Bologna,I De Vego, physician to the Pope at Oenoa, Cataneaus, Folgosius.Coicius, in his werk at Venice in 1502 and Jean de Bourdigne, the French historian, were astonished to find the successful treatment of venereal disease,had made so little progress; at theMime they wrote they describe this complaint the most loath some ol'all diseases then extant, that in the expulsion of the Moors from Spain, thousands were attacked with it, and perished under the most skillful treatment- As a fa mous writer has expressed himself, the malignity of this disease hits greatly subsided, but we doubt its entire ex termination; sufficient evidence is left us to say to those having this disease, that it will be entailed upon their chil lren, and unless the body be purified and renovated by Dr. Blackwell's Ant Acrid Tincture and Scotch Reno vator. R 8. Bernard, 07 Nassau st. New York, is the only authorised agent for the United States. (&? BOYS SPORT WHISKERS NOW? My whiskers and mustachios too, Resist their charms who can ! It is a fact that a thre.j shilling bottle ol Jones'* Coral Hair Restorative will force tbe hair to grow on any part whera nature intended hair to grow. Get it at 82 Chatham street, 313 BroaJway, N. Y., or 130 Fulton street, Brooklyn. Q&- TO FAMILIES?SAUNHOLTZ'S ROACH Bane has been used by hundreds of families, during the put season with the most perfect success. Wherever this has been used, vermin have been destroyed by thousands. Said at 21 Cortlandt street, by Comstock tc Co. It may be had throughout the New England States, by Druggists generally. _________ QQ- TO HEADS OF FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, GEN tlenmnin tbe Army end Navy, und particularly to per sons who Travel ? Connel's Magical Pain Extractor.? Tha marvellous cures which have been wrought by this all healing Ointment, and the almost incredible amount of suffering which has been rel'eved by it, are too well known liy the public to admit of any doubt of the won derful properties of this article in subduing all pain or sufiering from turns arid scalds,?and always healing in an ihle short time, and never leaving tiny scar. If up f lied to broken limbs they heal without pain or soreness, t is sure to cure eve* that have been sore and inflamed lor years, By it old scars are removed, und contracted conls are relaxed It reduces swellings and stops morti fications. It heals every species of wounds, both old sores and new, and humors of every description are cured by it. Hundreds in this city end in all parts ol the Union wherever this sulve is known, now stand ready to testily to its astonishing effect in removing all pain almost imme diately upon its application No family should ever be without this salve. Sold by Comstock tc Co., 21 Court landt street, and by Druggists generally throughout the New England States. {&? ITS HIGHLY GRATIFYING TO HEAR 80 mucn praise applied to the efficacy of Bernard'* Diarrhoea Medicine, in every cone of Diarrhoea, Cholera Morbui, Cholera Infantum nud Bummer Complaints this season, where it wan need it has been IMMMM) thouiands of certificate* of wonderful curea can be seen by calling on R. 8. Bernard, the proprietor, 97 Nassau at New York.? Thi* mediciue ia alio tor aale by Dr. W. H. Milnor, corner of John at. and Broadway., iK*- THE CONCENTRATED EXTRACT OF SAB 9ATARILLA, GENTI AN AND 8AR8AFRAB, prepared by tho New York College oi Medicine and Pharmacy, es tablished for the suppression of quackery. Thia refined <nd highly concentrated extract, posseaimg all the puri .ying qualities and cut ative powers of the above herbs s confidently recommended by the College, as infinitely inperior to any extract of Haraaparilla at preaent before (he public, and may be relied on oa a curtain remedy lot ill (iiseutfca arising from an impure state of the blood, luch a* scrofula, salt-rheum, ringworm, blotchea or pirn pies, ulcers, pain in the bones or jointa, uodea, cutaneotu aruptions, ulcerated aoro throat, or any diieaac arising from the aecondary effect* oi ayphilla or an injudioiom oae oi mercury. Sold in single Bottlea, at 76 coat* eack " in Caaea ol half-a-dozen Bottlea, $3 60 " " one dozen " 6 00 Caie* forwarded to all parts of the Union. N. B.?A very liberal discount to wholesale purchaseri Office oi the College, 96 Nassau atroet. W. 8. RICHAPIHON. M. D., Age*t. QQ- " POOR CHILD, HOW I PITY HIM," 8AID A mother to her darling little *on, who lay atretehed on a bed ef aickne** apparently fait wa*ting awny?the had tried several doctors, and none could afford relief- In fact none could tell what aiied the child j he had differed all but death, and in fact death alone wa* looked to to take him out of hi* mitery. A friend gave the diiconielate mother one of Dr. Sherman's little book* describing the symptoms of worm*, on reading whioh, she thought thfey aniwered to her child's case, and accordingly got a box of Sherman'* Worm Lozenges, which, to her uaipeakable joy gave great relief, and in twe week* time effected a perfect cure; they brought away uu incredilde quantity of worm*. Thi* i* but one of the thousand* of caie* Sherman's Lozenge* have cured ; ask for Sherman'*, and take no wortble** imitation. Hi* warehouse 1* at 100 Nasiau itreet. Agent*, 110 and 378 Broadway, 10 Alter House and corner Broadway and 14th atreet; Mr Cod dington'*, comer Spring and Hudioti; Sand*, 77 Eut Broadway ; Mrs Hayi, 139 Fulton street, Brooklyn; 8 State atreet, Boiton ;ind 3 Ledger Building*, Philadelphia; [From the Editorial Columns of the Public Index, printed at Portsmouth. Va.l OCT- BERNARD'S DIAllltHfKA MEDICINE-Thi* Meuicine hus for many years been experimented with in every staga of diseases U r which it i* intended ; and not withstanding the many iniidioit* attack* to place it with the herd of quack articles generally advertised, it ha* ?tood the test, and now stanns triumphant above its ene ml?* It ha* found a prominent place In the praotice of some of the most eminent physicians in this country, and nundreds of persons, well qualified to judge of It* etlica cy, have pronounced it the be*t family medicine ever in vented. We have repeatedly heard the moit flattering commendation* of it* superiority over any other remedy for the cure ol Summer Complaints in children, Cholici. Cramp*, and Spasms, and we unhesitatingly recommend its nse lo every one. The proprietors office is 07 Nassau street. New York. This medicine is also for sale by Dr. WM. H. MILNOR, corner of John St. and Broadway. OCh VELFEAU'S SPECIFIC PILLS FOR THE CURB of (Jonorrhma, Oleet, end all moiupurnlent discharge! from the urethra. Tnese pills, prepared by tho New Yort Collage of Medioine and Pharmacy, established lor Hh upprossion of quackery, may be relied on as the mos' t> >c.!y und effectual remedy for the above complaints - Tliey are guaranteed to <mre recent cases in from thret :> Ave days, und possess a greater power ovor obstioatt tischar^e* wm! chronic gloeV than any other preparatioi it present known, removing the disease Without aonflne Tt ii' ln'm bttiiness, tainting the breath or discgremr.F crifct the stomach. Price fl per box. Sold at the Otttce of the College oi Pharmacy and Ms llcine, DS Nassau street. W 8 RICHARDSON. M. D. Agut Vf- TO CLEAR THE COMPLEXION,CUBE ERU T10N9, CHAPPED AND TENDER FLESH, lie. fco. The molt woudetftildiicovery in medical soi-nee lor dis eases of the skin, wa* that mad* by M. Vepnni, the celt-brated Italian physician. He shaped hi* discovery n the form ol a piece of soan, called the Italian Chemical *oap. Many physician will hardly believe till they have seen the astotin ting effect ef thi*. The proprietor tiirr. -elf has had for two year* and a half a dreadful scrofnluu* >>ead disease; he ha* had three practical luigeon* in that, taken several grain* ef calomel a day for weak* ; had th? head shaved twice a week: ha* taken lariaparilla without the ilighteit effect ; he has had his head washed two wesks witn it, and it is curing it fait. This much fot ? ruptions For ladies or children, for clearing the skin oi tan, pimples, freckles or ronghneea, nothing ccn equal this; it makes dsrk or yellow skin white and olear. One trial will astonish all who try it for chapped flesh, bite* of musquitoei, &c. Sold st the sign ot the American Eagle, 91 Chatham street: 3J3 Broadway, N. Y. Beware of|couuterfaiU or you will be cheated ; get Jone*'i, mind. ft*. COMBTOCK'S SARBAPARILLA IB DAILY Raining ia popularity. Its etfeots aru readily seen ?B ?u ScroluTous utfactions, or Billion* diseases. Pimflee, Sores, Biles, and Humors on the face, quickly vanisa wherever this extract haa been ntod One bottle ia gen erally autticient to ktfirOt thia, and all troubled in ihia manner should by all weans procure this article, and they may rest assured that it will produce the desired effect.? Bold in thiscity at 31 Courtlandt street, and by Druggist* generally throughout the New England States. Price 00" cents per Bottle, or $4 per dozen. MONKY MAIUUT. Friday, Aug. SO?6 P. M. The Stock Market was rather flat to-day, although prices did not experience much falling oft. At the Old Board, Long Island declined J; Noiwich and Worcester, 9J; Farmers' Trust, J; Reading Railroad, i; Illinois Im proved J; Kentucky, Canton and Ohio 6'a closed firm at yesterday's prices. At the New Board, Long Iiland declined H Norwich and Worcester, aj; Kentucky ?'?, i; Ohio S'a,); Harlem closed firm at yesterday's prices. There is very little doing in domestic bills. Although business is very active, there is no demand far exchange. The Southern and Western merchants have not yet oom menced their payments for their spring purchases.? There is, at this time, a greater demand in other oities, I for bills on New York, than vice versa. Oar quotations I annexed are merely nominal. Domestic Exchange, Auoust 30, 1844 Bntton, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia, North Carolina, Charleston, Savannah, Augusta, Coin in bus, Macon, Union, Florida, South'rn.L.ScT. do 75 a Ml dis Ajnlichieola, Mobile, Mobile (specie), Treasury Notes, par Value. $1 06 a I 07 0 SM^a Oi'i 16 30 a 16 40 15 90 al6 (Ml 4U a 4 H7 4 82 a 4 85 SIM > - 3 83 a 3 85 There is a very fair demand for Mexican dollars, for shipment, but w? have not heard of any advance in the premium. Exchange rules very Arm at ike highest prices. Prime bills on London are held at IV per cent premium.? Good bill* at 9| do. QMTATIONa of Fori: kin Exchange in Tins Market. Jlmtter'm. tiam'r. Brem 39 Va? 35ai 7II? Am. (iold, old. Do. new. Half dollars, Portuguese ?old Sjiauiith dollars Do. quarters Mexican dollars Do. quarters new emission, Quotations roa Specie. Per Cent. 106 alo?)i Carolus dollars, 100 alftO'Z Five I'ranci, 100 a I GOV* Doubloons 100 alou',4 Do. Patriot, 101 al05 Sovereign*, 99 alUO Do. light, 101 alOl^ Heavy guiueas, 99 alOO Napoleons, London Aiatl 3...K a8V " r i)iy..o\ Paris. 5,2H%a ? 6,28'ia ? 5,?7}?a3,28JK 13.. . 5,27>?d6,28 " 18. . . 5,27}Ja5,28 " 20.. . UJiaSV 5,27}?a5,28J{ " 15...8Mallff 5,27}Ja5,28j| " 30... 8J?a9 5,27Vi35,2flX May 15... 8)<&9 5,27>Ja ? " 30. .. 8j2a9M 5,26 ai,26M June 15 ... ? ?5,25 " ?...t>?>9& 5,25 a ? Jaly 15...9Va9? 5,26>i.i5,27? " 20.. .9'2t!l}2 ? 85,2714 " 31... 9?a9)2 5,25 ?5,26>4 Auk. 15.. . 9KalO 5,23%a5,25 Aug. 30... 9Xa 10 5,22Ma5,23?4 Sterling exchange tules higher now than it has at ?ny of the dates included in this table. The exportation of specie for the month of August, will not fall far short of $1.200,000?the principal pait of which was Mexican dollars. Exchange mles very high in the principal Southern markets. Quotation! for Exchange in the Principal Southern Cities. Sterl'e. h\ance. N.Y.&t. N.YMd. Charleston, Aug. 21. ..8 a8>? ? a5,32>, ?aKpm aiot'g ofTg Suraunah, 2t...? ati nominal. ?a?pm not'g oflrg Mobile, " 21...8 n? 5,30 a5,33 %akpm *?al i? New Orleans " 17. ..9 alO 6,27>4i6,32)? )4a%pm }i*%. dil Both foreign and domestic bills are scaroe at these points. Sight checks on New York an at a premium throughout the South. The annexed comparative table of quotations for itoeka ia this market, exhibit but very little alteration Prices of Stocks in the New York Market. Redeem' Hale. able. United States, 5)? 1844 New York, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Arkansas, Alabiina, 6 1844 6 11162 5 1853 7 1848-49 1844. 1844 1844. Jalu 20. i^ur. 15. Jlug. SO. ? a ? 101 alOl101 al(ll>< ? a ? 1(1 !,'?(,a 102 101 al02 * 15* 112)lall3% 115&115X 115 a!15; 102>4al03>i 103 a 103)2 103 a ? 107 a ? 108 alOS.'J 108.l?a ? 6 1850-64-60 109 alll 109 all 1 109 alll 6 1861-62-67 109Xall0^ llO^alll 110 alll 5X 1860-61-65 103>?i ? 105 al05? 10J>ia ? 5 1845 UK) alOOK >?! alOlC ? ?'01 5 1846-7-8-9 100 alOOK 101 alOIJt 100 alOl 5 1850-1-3 101 al01? 10l?<al?2W IU1 al02 5 1856-58 101 alOl'J 102%alC3? 103 a ? 5 1859-60-61 101 a 111 IW I(l2>?al03>4 102&al03)? 4* 1849-58 101 alOlj* ? a ? - a ? '? 96 a 96)i 97ka 97X 97 a ? 97jia 08 m'Ai 98 97Xa 97J? 83 a 86 83 a 8G ? a ? ? a 104 103V*104K 104 a ? 102 a 102)* 102 a 102)4 101- al01% ? a 89* 85 a 87 ? a ? 11170 43Va 44 ? a ? 44\a 4? 25 years 43j*a 44>? 40 a 42 43 a ? 55a? 60 a 58 50a ? 80 a 83 79 a 81 79 a ? 76 a ? 73>fa 74 ?$?? 72 105 a ? 103 a ? 10:1 al03}? 109 alOOM 113 al!3? 11.? 106Hal07 109 alio KcjVJtUO ? a ? lOlWalOIJi 101 al01>i ? ainiW 101&1102 ? a ? no ? Hill- dti . 11" 1 ^ nu 1 (. 1850 1856-60 1850-56 1856 98 a 98)| 98 a 9S.U 98}^a ? 97>^a ? 97>,'a 98 ? a ? IVnusylraoia, 5 Tennessee, 6 N York City, 7 1857 7 1852 " 5 1850 " 5 1858-70 Bk Com'e N. Y., full; scrip .. N. Y. Lif.- In*. & Trust Co. 110 alll}? 110 all6 Farmers' Loan St Trust Co. 40 a ? 40)?a 41 Ohio Life Ins. & Trust Co. 95 a 96 95 ? 96 Bank of U. S. in Penn'a., 8 a 8>< 8J/1 9 Boston 8c Providence Rail'd, 103 a? 10fc 1117 N.Jersiy R. U. h Trans. < o. 95 a 95V 93'** 94 Mohawk 8c Hud'n llailroad, 62 a 62H (>3??a 64^ 63 a ? Utica M^chenectady llail'd, 129 a 13(1 121 a 1,10 130 a ? Syricuse Si Utica ltailraod, 119 a? 118 all9 ? a ? Auburn 8c Syracuse Rail'd 112Ka? ltO a 115 118 a ? Auburn ti Rochester R. H., lOO^allO* 10ti)?al07)? 107 al08 39 a 39j< 95 a 95X 8?a 8)2 107 al08 93 a ? * Kx dividend. Although the stock market remain! vary much de pressed, State itocki show but a very alight variation from former prlcaa. The condition of commercial affairs throughout the country prevents operators from going into speculations very deep, and cansea the preaent atag nation in Wall street. While the atock apeculators are doing nothing, undecided how to act, the merchants, particularly the importers, are unusually buay. The Collector of the port has been compelled, ia consequence of the preaa of busineaa, to chaage the hours for busiaeaa at the Cuatom Houae, from 9 to I, instead oi 10 to S. The importationa are coming in mere rapidly than ever, and the movementa of trade were never more active The job bers are doing a tremendous business, a busineaa much larger than the moat aanguine anticipated. The aactiou houses have commenced their tall sales, but aa yet they have not been very ex ten el ve. The importer! are active* ly engaged supplying the demand direct from the job bers; and until that ceaaea, or becomes greatly dimin ished, the auction rooms will not be very well filled. Our importers and foreign commisxion houaee have on hand enormoua atocka, which are daily increaaing, notwithstanding the immense demand irom the lo cal trade. Amidst all thia apparent prosperity, the seeds of a revulsion have been sowed. The enormous importations coming in and passing from firat to second handa, muat be paid for. So long aa th?y remain in the hauda of tho commission houses to which they were con signed, the value is not in fact placed to the indebtedness of the country and the payment cannot be demanded, but the moment these foreign manufactures paaa into second handa, a debt ia contracted ;that muat be paid from eredita created by our exports or by shipping the precioua metals. The extant of our foreign and domestic trade already calls for some further expansion in the movement of the banks to supply the increaaing demand for money. The rate of interest has already reached the legal atandard, and the banka arc tranafering their loane from brokers and stock speculators to the commercial clasaec. The distribution through tho country of the immense importations of merchandise muat create a very great amount of credits and idflate trade beyond n sate and proper limit. Unless our foreign trade auddenly l?comea contracted, we fear the reeaJfc of the next two years' buainecs. A levulaion muat de stroy hundreds who imagine they are now engaged in the moat prosperous business possible, and whose only object at present is to extend their operations as far aa their credits will permit. Stato Stocks have experienced very little improvement in actual value The attempt to sell a division of the publio works of Pennsylvania having failed, many are disposed to believe that all the other aourcec of revenue provided by the laat legislature will prove as bad. The canaia and rnilroada of the commonwealth are doing a very good busineaa. The tolla received up to the 1st instant, for this year, show aa increase of abont twetty per cent. Pamsn.vAwiA Statu Wobxs. Tolls received from Nov. 30,1048, to August 1st, 1044 $714,801 68 Tolls rec ived within the same period, daring the last fiscal year. 078,870 08 Increase to Aug. 1st, 1IM4 $140,Oil M This is very favorable so far as it goes. The creditor* of Pennsylvania must patiently await the resalt of tho movements going on to meet their demands. Uld Stork Hxchauige. 1.100 Government #'? 1 I5V$ ISA Canton Co csh MX lOflOO do >13*4, SO do sSO 3** 10000 Opvrrnment 5 a INK 75 do JSt? iihi# do 1031? lift) Nor At Wor sflO WiM) Kentucky 6's I0IM 22i do 60 inoo do s60 100k 2;.'i do on V 1000 do 101*4 17.1 do VjB .nflOO Ohio 6's 4m 0T V 40 do ?(J0 M won .... 'lo ? *?P n7*? "> Utlen 8t Sche R R irr% <m* Illinon 6 * C?li 4.) AO AiihSt Koch RR lini! MW Indiana U 44 inn llnrlcm R R 68 ,'jO li Ulann R R 01 50 fttouinKton R R 43 '"O ? " "I% ill f'arincri' Loan ?S0 3RW l"0 do b:)0 R2 SO do ,10 30 ti j- n o r*l' !1* 50 do |i6(l MX 100 Reading R R csh JO 10 N J<wy R R ? Saeond Board. 13000 N York 6's, W it II) AO Canton Co t30 87 2A Norwich It Wor fil .">0 do ?|n t, v 50 Canton Co ?<:o MV 50 do j7jJ M do sU j7

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