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THE NEW YORK HERA LD. Vol. X., No. 373?Whole Ho. 8873. NEW YORK, THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 3, 1844. Prloo Two Coat*. THE NEW YORK HERALD. AGGREGATE CIRCULATION THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND, THE GREATEST IN THE WORLD. To the Public. THE NEW YORK HERALD?Daily Nawapapw?oab lished every (lay of the year swept New Year'* Day and Fourth of July. Price 1 cent* pet copy?or $7 26 per annum?pottage* paid?cash in advauca THE WEEKLY HERALD?published erery Saturday rooming?price 6X cent* par copy, or |3 U per auouut?poatr age* paid, cosh in advauce. ADVERTISERS are informed that the circulation of the Herald if over THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND, and increaiiug fust It hat I he Urgttt circulation of mny paper in this city, or the world, and, it, there fart, the bett channel for bumnett mm in the city tr country. Prices moderate?cash in advance. PRINTING of all kiuds executed at the most moderate price, and in the most elegant style. JAMES GORDON BENNETT. PnorniEToa op the Herald Establishment, Northwest comer of Fulton and Nassau streeu. aeaa gym IfflfT ?3 CjDESEL DAY LINE TU BOSTON, BY THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD. A Daily Trahi, Sundiysexcei>te.d, leaves Brooklyn precisely at 8 o'clock, A. M. for Green|iirt, from whence passengers are conveyed WednnuL days and S ? ? foot of Whiteliall street, hi time to take tlve berry Boat at 7H o'clock A. M., where ticket* miy be procured and luggage do iwsited in crates, that go through to Boston unopened. This Liue slops only twice between Brooklyn and Grvwaport, viz:?at "Faritungdafe" 31, and at the "Manor, 67 miles Irom Brooklyn, and generally reaching Boston in ten to eleven hours. Aii Accommodation Liue leaves for Green part every day, Sundays eicepted, at 3 o'clock P. M., and reluming leaves Oreen|H>rt at 5 A. M. auitt Imrc CENTRAL RAIL ROAD, FROM SAVANNAH TO MACON, GEORGIA. fV*jpr) QBa jTlTl THIS llOAD is iu operation daily (Suudays eicepted.) for Transportation of Passeuijers and Freight. New and comforta ble Pasvnuers Cars have been receutly placed on tlie road, and the distance (190 miles.) is ruu from 6 A. Si. to S P. M., with grn.it regularity. The Company has also a number nf Burthen <',ar?, and is prepared to carry with deapatch, all goods and pro duce which may offer. Goods cousiyutd to the ? ompany'a Ageut in Savannah, will lie received and forwarded, free oTcom imsaiou for forwarding, provided a sum iu cash, sufficient to pay ship and ro.ul freight aud chirgaa is deposited with the <ompa ny on arrival of the goods. The steamers GEV CLINCH and CHARLESTON, owned and commanded by Captains Brooks and Bardeu, run between Charleston and Savannah, in connec tion with the Road. A Steamer leaves each city ou I uesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and the Liue, it is expected, will soon ruu daily. Premiers travelling Southwill leays Charleston at 9 A M , immediacy after the arrival of the Wilmington steam <u?reach Savannah by 8 P.M. same d.y, and take the cars from Macon ?' 6 o'clook the following morning. By tins route there is le?s slaying than on any otlier to Montgomery, and the fare is as low. E. I.AK1TTE, Agent for the Liue in Charleston. R. R. CUYLER, President. THOMAS PURSE, Geueral Superintendent. Savannah, Aug"st, 1844. lmfC THE NEW STEAMBOAT [184*. EMPIRE. CAPTAIN D. HOWE. \ Will leave BUFFALO for CHICAGO, I on Kill DAY, 23d of August, at 7 P. M., and perform her trips regularly during.uis ? ?son, as follows UP. DOWN. LEAVES BUFFALO. LEAVES CHICAGO. b'ridw Aug 23,... at 7 P. M. 1 Saturday, A.ug.23... at 9 A. M Saturday, Sep. 7,... at do Monday, Sept. IS... at do Monday, " 23...at do Tuesday, OcL l...at do Tuesday. Oct. 8... at do Wednesday, 16... at do Wednesday." 2J... at do Thursday " 31... at do Thunday. Nov .7... at do. I l? "day. Nov. .15.. .at do Tile EMPlllE is 200 feet in length, 32 feel 8 inches beam, 14 feet 2 inches bold, measuring 1220 Ions, and is the largest st^m boat atloat in inland waters. Engine 0?? horsepower. boilers provided with Evan's Patent Safety Valves, to prevent the possi bility of an explosiou. . , The Cabin is 23U irwt long, with separate Saloons for Ladies and Gentlemen?spacious State Rooms extend the vvhole leuKth. ventilated by doors jpeuing from the inside and out, and ll parts of the boat ai- finished and furuislied iu a style unequalled by any other in tlie *oild. Ample accommodations for Steer age Passengers, iu four large will ventilated Cabins,one of which ? appropriated exclusively to fs males. 'J ue boat is provided with a good band of music. WiiKins, Marsh It C?., Buffalo,) H. Norton in. Co., Chicago, >Agents. J. N. K.i-beut, Detroit, J ]). N BARNEY, h CO.. August 1,1?44. Cleveland, itubtonvlrc BRITISH AND NORTH AMERICAN ROYAL MAIL STEAM SHIPS. ? Of 1100 tons and 440 hone power each.? Under coutract with lbs Lords of the Ad| ? miralty. . _ . HIBEUNIA, Captain Alexander Ryne. CALEDONIA, Captain Edward G. Lolt. ACADIA, Captain William Harrison. fi KIT ANN IA Captain John Hewitt. CAMBRIA, ..... . .Captain C. H. E. Judkins. Will sail from Liverpool and Bostou, via. Halifax, as follows: From Boston. rrom Liverpool. Caledonia, Lott August l#th. ? Acidia, Ilarrisou. ..Sept. l*t. August 4th. Hiberma, Ryrie " 16lh. M"1-,. . These vessels carry experienced surgeons, ana are supplied with Life Boats. For freight or passage, apply W D. BRIGHAM. Jan., Agent, auirc No. 3 Wall street. FOR HALIFAX AND LIVERPOOL.. f The Royal Mail Steamers BRITANNIA kand CALEDONIA, will leavn Boston, for the above ports, as follows BUI I' VNN1A.J Hewitt, Esq., Commander, Tuesday. Oet. 1. CALEDONIA,.E.'G. Lott, .Esq., " Wednesday-, 16. Passage to Liverpool * 22' Passage to Halifax .. ... .o. ?' Apply to D. BRIGHAM, Jr., Agent, ,21m W y 3 Wall street. For CHARLESTON. KEY WEST, HAVANA, AND NEW ORLEANS. To Sail oi* Satikdat, 12th 0?TORr.R, AT 4 o'clock, p. M. The elegant well known favonte Steamship I NEW iORK, John T. W?|ht, Comman kder, will positively sail as above. l.h? stea mer has been overhauled, and put in com I |.lete order for the season, and no expense has be?-i. spAied to make her every way complete;?has large and airy s'ate-rooms, every way adapted for ihe comlortof passengers.? She carries snthcieut fuel from here for the voyage, aud will not ?t.jp at the uilerinedirtle i>oru only to land her pas??ngers. ' to Capt. Wright ou board at foot of 9th St., 1 A. HUBBAltD It CO. 37 Peck Slip. For passage, apply to C E. ll , near Dry Dock, STEAM SHIP FOR NEW ORLEANS ) ?Direct?^To sail positively on the Slh Oct. The splendid steam ship ALABAMA, Cuptaiu Henry Wmdle, 700 tons burthen, - a ill be despatched punctually as above. This fine mill |n>?eiiul ship has very recently had thorough overliaul iiig?Ins been newly Coppered aud ?upplieil with a set of new boilers, made in the city of New i ork. She is in every way calculated lo give comlort to ca?>in, second cabiu and strerage passengers. Those about proceeding to the above port, should Si*c tn? accommodations aud secure berth* without fail, as a limited number only can be taken. For particular., apply on board, or to W. k J. 1. tAlSCOil , ,aoet 76 South stnet, corner Maiden l.ane. STATEN ISLAND FERRY. "foot OF WHITEHALL." The Boats will run as follows on and alte*8ept. 90. LEAVE NEW YORK : ?. and 10, A. M.; 12>^, 2? aud 5>4, P- M P. S ?All goods must be particularly marked, aud are at the ri?k of llie owners thereof. "M b ALL ANU WIN I KK AKUAiNUt.kll'.M. ssewark iNU new York. FARE ONLY 1?| CENTS. THE NEW AND SWIFT STEAMER RAINBOW, 1 CAITAlN JOHN GAFFY. ON and af'er September loth will ran daily, ? as follows (Jiuudays included)Leave New ? srk foot on entre street, 8 o'clock A. M.? Le.i\e .>ev? i ork, foot of Barclay strvmt, 3 o clock P. M. C gag spl ? ^ llOUK CHANGED TO SIA U'CLOCK, p. M.?Ou Old after Monday. Sept. Itith,1844. i;e ts.ul.t Line to A LB AN ANDTjloV Hill m-.i.e ?ne hour of depart*re from 7 to 6 o clock. P. M., and will land at Po^hkeepsie daring the great 1?air aud Cattle Show. Fare 7i cents only to Poughkeepsie. The hienmer SUVA I.LOU , Capt. A. McLean, :Slonday 6th, and Wadneaday, 18th. The Mearner ALB AN V, Capeniu R. B. Mary, Ti*?day, I7lh, Thursday, 19th, at 6 o'clock, from Con Inndt street pier. ... ? . . Morning Line, at 7 o'clock, from Barclay street pier, Ue TROV and EMPIRE. , _ . ? . /' Uurirnt the great fair and Cattle Show, 1 nesday, 17th, Wednesday, lltli, and Tharsday, 19th. will reduce the fare to 71 cents to and from Pouglikreiisie aud New York. sU FOR ALHANY-UOUR CHANG EL) Tlie Steamb.uiu KNICKERBOCKER and ROCHESTER will, ou and after N.ouday .afternoon. 16th, li&ve at 6 o'clock instead sll tfrc ol 7, a. In ieloh^ej PLEASANT AND CHEAP EXCURSIONS. SuUMKR JtRHJtNQKMKNT. NEW BRIGHTON. POUT RICHMOND. (BTATEN ? ?iQl),) AND NKW YOUK KEFIrV tn Pier No. I, North Hivar-fwit of Battery Place. From i The BtMinboat CINDERELLA, i. Daily, from May 20th U> leaves New York at 9 and ATM. at 3)^, 6 aud I P. M. vuyuu 111 o'cMk. l. A*i.i di v ? t ? , Leaves Port Ricnmond, at !0 minutes U) J, and 10 minntca to 10 A. M.} at 1, 4M and P. M. ...... . m ??i,u Leaves New Brighton a) 8 and 10 A. M.; at IX, 5 and 7.V< Ou Sunday?Leaves New York, at 9 and il A. M.; at J, 6 and t P. M. Leaves Port Richmond, at 20 minutes to 8 and 10 A.M; at 1. 5 audTK f. M. Ve.' Vurl NHv H. 1HM. mvll ?iui?rc .S i, V? I UUK, Al.llAiN ^ A.ND lllOl SlI'.AAlBOAl I INK FOR ALBANY AND TROY.-Morninf ? Line from the foot of Barclay street, lauding intermediate places. ... ^ lie Sieamer EMPIRE, Captain S. R. Roe, Monday, Wed net day and Kriday Morning at 7 o'clock. l"he Steamer THOY, Captaiu A. Oorham, Tuesday, Thnrs day and Saturday Mornuij, at 7 o'clock. Eveiiiua Line from the foot of (Joartlandt street, direct. 'Ph.- Steamer SWALLOW, Captain A. McLean, Monday, Wednesday anil Friday Evening, at 6 o'clock. The Steamer ALBANY, C*i>taiii R. B. Macy, Tuesday. Thatoday and Satuiday Evening, at 6 o'clock The lloats of this Line, owma to their light draught of wa ter, sre able at all timed to |>as. tlie bars, and reach Albany aud Troy if Ample time to take the morning train of ears lor the J^or passage or freight, apply oa board, ar at the o^eaa oaths Whim*. PARIS MILLINERY. MISS K. OODEFROY, 34? Broadway, opposite to the Carlteu House, will own on Tuesday, the Jlth instant, her aasortment of Kail and Winter Millinery. Embroideries, Ma for Drfiiwi, Fancy Articles, ?c. Country Milliners will be ?upplied at tlie most mod?rat? uri rM. A PAiUS MILLNERY ESTABLISHMENT IN NEW YORK. BARKNNE k CO.. patronixed by the Court. of France lull Aelgium, of 14 Place Vfndoroe. P^ns-have the honor of making known to the Ladies of the United State., and those of the city of New York particularly, that they Will alien a brnnch of their well knowu and faahiouable Millinery Establishment, on Thursday, the JMh of September, on the comer of Broadway and Urand street, (entrance No. 114 Urand ''TheVranch in thia city will be under the immediate supann tendence of one of the principle ladis. of the I arishons.. Ihe ladies are reapectfully solicited to vi.it the saloons, where they will always find every recherche article in the millinery line from Paris, by the Packet, a. th?y arrive. P. 8. They would also iufonn those encaged in the millinery business in the priucipal cities of the Union, that .all articles connected with their business, and the latest fashions, can be supplied previous to their beiug opened to the public in this ciry. Orders punctually attended to. *" lmrc frencFTartificial flowers, FEATHERS, HEAD ORNAMENTS, &c , &c. LOWITZ k BECKER, No. 34 John street, will open this day, an entirely fre?h stock of French Artificial: Feathers. &?., just received by the last Jackets from Havre. i w above stock was selected in Paris by C. E. Becker late sales man With Brnn h t o., of William street *" " JSUUV^AUTES PARI hi EiN N E?, PAH 18 M1L L I N EH Y ESTABLISHMENT, 443 Broadway, BETWEEN CANAL AP*D^ HOWARD iTlEETI, MADAM GODFREY" & DAUGHTER; n ETUHN their sincere thanks to their petrous and the public Lv generally, for the liberal sui.port, with which they have lieen favored, and asiuri* them that they will hereaftei' **"t themselves to ensure a continuance of their patronage, they bee le?- to announce that they hare now opeueneil the NEW FASHIONS, just imported from PARIS, ?u.tl?!,r hlishmrnt, S'o. <23 Bioadway, near Canal street where will he found au extensive assortment of Parisian Satin, Bilk, ".d Velv-t Hats, Ribbons. Feathers, Flowers. Caps, Laces, Embroideries, and Millinery in general, ofthe I latest Style, to which they respectfully call the attention of the Fashion .hie World, as comprising the most elegant and exten sive Stock ever presented to a New York public, at reasonable PIThe Ladies are respectfully invited to call, and see for them selves, before purchasing elsewhere. . , .. . K They will as heretofore continue thetr old establishment, No. ^Just'nrceived*from France, selected by their Agent, twelve cum Hats. N. B.?Country Milliners supplied. September, 1844. ?W lm^B ? PARISIAN BAZAAR . 'THIS Establishment, situated at No. 4t9 Broadway, in the 1 most eligible part of that thoroughfare, fjUedup at a very gre.it expeuse in the most uiigniliceut style, with eve ? convenience lor the disposal of sUple and^ncygoodx The counters and glass cases will be let seiierately as retail ltores for the sale of the following goods, vix.-hancy DV S.Iks, Laces. Oimps, Silk and Womed Materials. Ladiee' Head and other Ornaments, turner'. Art cleji, 'W?Cb es and Clocks, Silver and Plated Ware, Lamps and Chandeliers, Fine Cutlery, rich China and Olass Ware, Pockwt Bo??k?, Stationery, Annuals and oilier Books, Canes, umbrellas and Parasols, t'erfumery. Ladies'and (Jentlemeiis F urmshing Arti cles. Hats and Caps. Ladies' Shoe Store. Toy Store, Ribbon Store, Ready Made L'lien Store, Thread and Needle Store, I ic curws and rich goods of every description, and tor the accommo dation of Fashionable Milliuers and Dress Makers, Miniature and Portrait Painters. , I The third story has been expensively arranged " J gallery for minting* and sculpture, surmounted by a suijerb dome, be lieved toV xcel any similar wtabliskment in the city, and replete with every convenience for the eihlbition of the fine arts. Ihis ^ will be Ihi upon reasonable terms. in order that the Bazaar shall become a fashionable resort, as well as a convenience to the Public, and "^"'nildie'r patron age no counters will be et for inferior or damaged goods, and ft ensure theRespectability; of the occupants, a certificate of character will be required from each. differ The proprietor mtends that each counter shall contain a diner eut kind of goods, aud the articles exhibited be frequentlj pub lished in the journals or the day. There are also glass cases lor exhibiting premium goods uid new inveiitious; aho a cut>ag* in the rear of the baxaar, which will be let for the sale ul ice creim and confectionery. 1 he establishment is lighted, heated, and kept in order by the proprietor ; and a gentleman is in at tendance to wait upon customers to the different stands. Importers, mirchants, and others, will luid it greatly to their advantage to have a branch in the Ba/.aar for the exhibition ol son e of i heir best goods, and to take, orders. 1 Ills is one ol tlie best opportunities Tor persons of small means ol commencing a respectable business in one of the l>e?t situations in Broadway, at a very limited expense, with all the advantages of a well regulated fair. For Urther^rticu^a^.l^ W 25 Nassau street. N B ?To Let, on the setoud story, a room for an artist, eli gibly situatrd for a Mini uure or Portrait Paiuter. slHlw rc TO MANUFACTURE IIS AND DEALERS IN WOOLLENS. HENRY Ml GEON, flORNER of Laight and Washiuftou streets, New York. Finisher of Cloths, Caasimeres, Satinets, Sic., respectfully informs the manufacturers and dealers in woollens, that hi? establishment is now in successful operation, and that heispre pared to execute with promptness, aft orders in his liue that uiai he coufided tt. him. Specimens of his work.nansh.p may he teen >/u application to the gentlemen whose nam? are annexed, mil to wnom he has liberty to refer Orders may be left at 63 and M Pine street. REFERENCES. Wolcott k Slade, 6t Pine street. W. C. Langley. 63 fine street. Halsted. Hainee k Co., 31 Nassau^treet. 1). Briiinam, 60 Pine street. H.J Jones ft Co.. H Pine street anM tm?te SHIRT MANUFACTORY AND GENTLEMEN'S CLOTHING STORE, G9 maiden Lane, TUST RECEIVED, the latest and most approved Frenchpat J terns Shir's. Also, a general assortment of Clothing of all '"cioth'ng'made np to order at the following low mces vix ,? Frock and Dress CoaU made and trimmed from t?,00 to *10,00 Pantaloomand Ve?U, " ... Jf?1? ? 3 All made in the beet manner and moat hshionable style. Under Oar menu made to order , 4,1otmi. Stock*. Cravats, Collars, Snsi*nde.rs, kc. WM. COLLINS. au27 lm*ec IMPORTANT TO THE LADIES. THK ?uhicribert tak* pleasure iu offering to the Ladiea tneir PATENT ELAs?ll ARTEMIAN BRACE. Tu.i.an invention which has been long needed, and must^entually prove an indispensable article o the Female wardrobe. It;combine, in ft manner of construction all the graceful proportionsof the Cor?el, without auy of its injurious tendencies ; while the Cor by unnaturally compre?Iug the chest, impedes thefree.and healthful action of tlie lungs, thereby eiiKendering disease, of the ^st fatal Wideiicy. The ART EM A IN BRaCe exj.ands the ci,mt dives a free and healthy action to the Lungs, and a grace ful ai'il pleasing outline to the figure ; puillinng M 't d?e? the correcting power of keeping the person erect, aud the shoulder, svmmetrical. Parents and Ouarilians are particularly renjuested to examine this article. It will be found ' all tlie purjawe* for which it is recommended, and of '"""fuae benefit to children or either sex, and to all j-ersons who have ac auired the habit of stooping, "this Brace is manufactured un 3er the immediate inspection of Mr. Parsells who has hes ? gained for the last eiuhlewi years in the mMuf^tiwe of.d'?^ articles fer a similar RUTp??*. and now offer? th. Art,emiau Brace as superior to any article that hu^^tofore falleri under hi> observation. La?ii? Department No. 2 Park Place, nnt door from Broadway, where . lady, perfectly acquainted with the structure and fittiug of the article, will be in attendance. Wholeaale Department at ^^^TaOATE, 237 Broadway, corner of Park Place. "GENTLEMEN'S LEFT OFF WARDROBE, rpHE HIOHEST PRICES can be obtained by Gentlemen 1 or Families whe are deairou. of converting their left ofl fitting the citror changin. resi deore having any superfluous effect, tp disi>ose of, will nnd it much to their advantage Ui Mtill for th. Mub^nber, who will ^d ? tl^ ~i0encTty appoi?me?t.vlN8TYNt 406 Broadway, up staug ' line through the Po?f Oftce, or otherwise, will mf** A - prompt attention OAST OFF CLOTHING. r> ENTLEMEN OR FAMILIES dwirou. of converting into (t cash their superfluousoreut ? the Subscriber the HIGHKoT#CA8H I Kamilie* or Gentlemeni tiuitting the city or sideuce having effects of tne kind to dispose of, will find it much to their advantage to send for th? Subscriber, who will attend them at their Wall street, aud at 470 Hudson it. C7^AnfinpTlmmgh th?PPost OfBceJor oth?-wtse, will receave orompt attention. TO SOUTHERN MERCHANTS & DEALERS. rpHE SUBSCRIBERS effer for sale, a very tuiwrior article 1 uf Amazon Hau.iof different colore, made this summer, which will be .old extremely low to close acoucem. AUo, tT."eiT e?l0r'' .1 Fe^r. NewVork. " D. M. PEYSER & CO. ^ No. OO John street Mid 36tt Broadway. HAVE received by recent arrivals, and keep constantly o? hand a large and tasteful selected assortment of > rench and tJerman artilleB^'or Embroidery .nd Fancy Oood., which they "teHm trtt' ^"Worsted. CanvM Hem rn^UnSmtrl^, /?t Coml? uid Bracelet., Wire'Basket* ^iilt and Steel Clasps for Bags and I urna, liil?and 91lvn?l Hair Pins, Comb., Fnnge., Braid., Conl, TAfrNdTO?S^tfa Wnd of Tueels, Chenille Cord IU1Kmkroidered Suspeoden and Suspender Trimmings, Bilk, Wonted and Cottou Kriugee, and Oimp, in all colore and Q" '^hled Silk. French manufacture, white, yellow and green TO TAILORS. rpHE Second Edition of Stine.net's celebrated, work OB_cut_ i. linn carments of every description in a st\l? of ntieoiiaftcd is now published and ready for delivery fl...? desireto avail tlim^ve. of the great arf'autagwWU.de rived from the use of the nj.ruct.ons it contains, The1^r,dtmgneldbi.'.,nl|:|^ctic.lly acquainted with Mr. Btine. it as a work complete in its arrangement, and in it< practical a| plication to cutting, sUl>eri.ir to any U retofore published, .itn in Europe or America. ...... u. .. t n.nL?r Charles P. Ilenrv k Son, Daniel Latter. Steals k Ilanker CharlM Cox, E. W. Try on k Co., B. F. Horner, James Daily, Jonn ""he abivei of the author. No. in llroa-lway, New York. "" "" rc FRINGES AND OIMPS. ABRAHAM KASTOR, Importer, Broadway, liM lust re- eiveil by il>e Havre |mckeU Louis I hllllppe, St. Jl_ las, Duchess li'Oileaas, and Sully, a ftp* ?nil of tlie latest anil m?>st IkhhiIiIuI styles iUiyalsilk bullion rrinKet and rich ImihI made 4 limps fbr trimuiiutf*. black silk Laces, a Thread Laces, every soil Buttons^ <or<l and 1 ?s?els, waist snjs s,|?md and ViflBii-t. f<ir Vllrr*> V#1V<5 Last Letters of Henry Clay. [CONFIDENTIAL.] , Ashland, fccpt. 18ih, 1844. My Dkar Sir:?I received your favor of the 10th instant, in which you state that you will be in dob ton on the 19th, where it is impossible thin letter can reach you ; and I, theretore, send it to Itie Hon. Willis Green, to be lorwarded to you. I am perfectly persuaded of your friendly inten tions, and feel grateful lor ine.m. But you can have no conception, unless you had been here, ot the injury which yt>ur letter to the Tribune wac doing; and that waa nothing in comparison to tnat which it waa likely to inflict upon the whig cause in the States of Tennessee, North Carolina and I Georgia. Our lri-nd John Speed Smith, ae well i as others, thought it even endangered the State ot ' Kentucky. Thia effect resulted from your under taking to spaak of my private feelings and those ot my near and particular friends, and your statement that you had bean ten years operating in the aboli tion cauBe. , Under these circumstances, there was an abso I lute necessity forihe note which I published, al ; thnugh l regretted it extremely. 1 endeavored so to shape it as not to wound your feelings, and I hope 1 did not. ... . Had you been here, you would have concurred j with myself and other lriends in thinking it uidis ^Youmust be well aware of the very great deli cacy of my position. At the North, I am represented as an ultra sap porter of the institution ol slavery, whilst at the south 1 am described as an abolitionist; when 1 am neither one nor the other. Ah we have the same sirname, and are, moreover, related, great use is made at the south against me, ot whatever falls from you. There, you are even represented aa being my son ; hence the necessity of the great est circumspection, and especially that you should avoid committing me. You are watched wherever you go; and every word you publicly express will be tortured and per verted as my own are. Alter all, 1 am afraid you are too sanguine in supposing that any considerable number ol the Li berty men can be induced to support me. How can thnt be expected alter they have voted against Mr. Slade 1 With assurances of my thankfulness (er your friendly purposes, and with my best respects for Mrs. Clay. 1 am truly and faithfully, Your friend, rt. Clay. C. M. Clay, Eeq. Asm. and, Aug. tOih, 1844. jyiY I)kar Sir: ? 1 received your favor of the 8th inst. It you will be so good as to turn to my speech on the Preemption bill, pages 483 and 483, Greeley Sc McElratk'e edition, you wilt find a strong and de cisive expression of my opinion against the assump tion ot the State debts. 1 have never entertained or expressed any other opinion. I he onjT reliel which I have thought ought to be afforded to the States, in the payment of their debts, was that which would incidentally arise out ?f adiatnbution of the proceeds ot the sales ol the lublic Lands among all tlie States. But that distribution has no necessary connection with the existence of Slate debts. It was proposed by me prior to the contrac tion of most ol them. It is proper to add, that tor ihe sake of the credit of our common conntry, 1 fervently desire to see every State honorably ful filling all of its obligations. I am, with great respect, Your friend and obd't servV ? H. Clat. To the Editors:? Ashland, September 23, 1844. Gentlemen?Since my nomination at Baltimore , in May las', by the Whig Convention, as a candi date for the ofiice of President of the United States, I have received many letters propounding to me questions on public affairs, and others may have been addressed to me which I never received. To mokt of those which have reached me I have re plied; but to some I have not, because either the Subjects of which they treated were such as that, in respect of them, my opinions, I thought, had been sufficiently promulgated, or that they did not possess, in my judgment, sufhcient importance to require an unswer from me. 1 desire now to say to the public, though you, that considering the near appioHch of the Presidential Election, I shall henceforward respectfully decline to transmit lor publication any letters from me in answer to in quiries upon public matters. After my nomination, I doubted the propriety, as I still do. of answering any lettei* upon new questions of public policy. One who may be a candidate for the < hief Magistracy of the Nation, if elected, ought to enter upon the discharge of the high duties connected with that olnce with his mind openfand uucommitted upon all new questions which may arise in the course of his administra tien, and ready to avail himself of all the lights which he may derive from hie Cabinet, trom Con gress,"and, above all, from the public opinion. j If, in advance, he ahould commit himself to in dividuals who may think proper to address him, he may deprive the public and himself of the bene fit of those great guides. Entertaining this it was my intention, after my nomination, to de cline answering for publication all questions that might befpropounded |to me. But, on further re flection, it appeared to me that if 1 imposed tins si ience upon myself, I might, contrary to the uni foim tenor of my life, seem to be unwilling frank ly and fearlessly to submit my opinions to the public judgment. I therefore so far deviated from my first purpose as to respond to letters uddressea to me, making inquiries in regard to which had been much agitated. Of the answers which I so transmitted, some were intended ex clusively for the satisfaction of my correspondents, without any expectation on my part ot their being deemed worthy of publication. In regard to those which have been presented to the public, miscon ceptions and erroneous constructions have been given to some of them which I think they did not authorise, or which, at all events, were contraiy to mv intentions. . ?? In unnouncing my determination to permit no other letters to b* drawn from me on public af fairs, 1 think it right to avail myself of the occa sion to correct the erroneous interpretation of one or two of those which I had previously written.? In April last I addressed to you, from Raleigh, a letter in respect to the proposed Treaty annexing Texas to the United States, and 1 have Biuce ad dressed two letters to Alabama epon the same sub ject. Most unwarranted allegations have been iWe that those letters are inconsistent with each other, and, to make it out, particular phrases or expressions have been torn from their context, and a meaning attributed to me which I never enter "Twish now distinctly to say that there is not a feeling, a sentiment,or anopiniou expressed in my ltaleigh letter to which I do not adhere. 1 am de cidedly opposed to the immediate annexation ol Texas to the United States. I think it would be dishonorable, might involve them in war, would be dangerous to the integrity and harmony ot the Union, and, if all these objections were removed, could not be etlected, according to any informa tion I possess, upon just and admissible conditions It was not my intention, in either ot the two let ters which I addressed to Alabama, to express any | conttarv opinion. Representations had been made t. me that I was considered aa inflexibly opposed to the annexation of Texas under any circum stances; and that mf opposition was so extreme lhat I would not waive it, even iif neral consent to ihe measure by all the Strtee ol the Union. 1 replied, in my first letter to Alabama, iliHt nersonally I had no objection to annexation. I thought that my meaning wan sufficiently obvious, that I had no personal, private, or individual mo tives for opting, as I have none for espousing, the measure my judgment being altogether in fluenced by general and political considerations, which have ever been the guide ol my public con d7n mv second letter to Alabama, assuming that the Annexation of Texas might be accomplished without national dishonor, without war, with the general cenUnt of the States of the l nion ?n unon fair and reasonable terms, I stated that I should be glad to see it. I did not suppose that it was possible I could be m,8hundrr"'^ ' ?"21fln2 every body would comprehend me as intending that, whatever might be my P?rttcnlar vjew. anJ opinions, I should be happy to see what the whole nation might concur in ilesiring under the condi tions stated. Nothing waslurther from my purpose than to intimate any change ol opinion as lon* M any considerable and respectable portion of the Confederacy should continue to stand outinopposi

tion to the Annexation of 1 exas. In all three of my letters upon the sublet of Texas. 1 stated that Aannexation was '""dmiwible except upon fair and reasonable terms, ?* J^e'y othei objection were removed. In */^ec.h a,',, 1 addressed to the Senate of the United Mates more than three years ago, I avowed my opposi tion, for the reasons there stated, to theassumption by the General Government, of the debts ?l the iJv*ral States. It was hardly, therefore, to be pre. turned that I could be in favorof """"MM" ascertained debt of a foreign State, with which wc have do fraternal ties, and whose bad laith or vio lation ol Km engagements can bring no reproaches upon ua. wilf-h1!* ,thu.8',*fn'^men, made the apology winch i intended, for my omission to answer any letters of inquiry upon public aflairs which I may nave received?announced mv purpose to decline nencetoi ward transmitting answers lor publication to any such letters that I may hereafter receive? andI vindicated some of those which I have for rf?- u .u ,he erroneous constructions to hich they have been exposed, 1 have accomplished the purpose el this note, and remain, respectfully, your obedient servant, H.Ciay Meests. (tales and Seaton. Orleans. [Correspondence of the Herald.) D?a* Sir i? NKW 0rleans' Sci'1- SO, 1844. I have little or nothing to send you in the shape news from this quarter. My advices from Mexico are very lull in regard to the movements of Santa Anna upon Texas. Notwithstanding the unwil lingness of Congress to enter into all his views, he still persists in pushing forward and concentrating lus forces on the borders of Texjs. The cut throat Ampudia has been appointed commauder-in chief of the invading army. His character is too well known for me to waste words upon, and he will probable meet with hisdesertsin Texas. That Santa Anna ij determined on invading Texas with a well appointed army, is a settled policy with him, and rest assured the descent will be sudden and KMn!irW Mexican troops now assein are to be well lound and FMtif-n Prev!ou? ,0 thflr crossing the Rio Urande. .illi ?m.i cavalry are already well mounted PPT ' * frf>8ent * fioe appearance. There mfantrv ^-.n'taT to accompany the ^!? u bent uP?n "filing him self of the present excitement now existing in Mexico against the United States and Texas 1? Pu?h on his troo(? to conquest. ' The instalment due the United States will not . ? Pre*nt- Our city is perfectly quiet and but very few shipe arriving. The new collec tor has considerably lowered his Irish airs, end aristocratic notions, and is somewhat approachable 7orc-?ZTXS ?' Joh? Ty'? this quarter ol tfnn. !!f office, IS a reflection upon the institu tions iof our country, in no part of the United h<?wtn<F e to b.e fonnd so many foreigners full Th fe thl8c,,y- The custom house is lull i he last appointment of his accidental ex German "tu* renelVer ?/ Public mO"ey?, whs a <- erman. The Collector of this pert with real Irish assurance, notwithstanding his oath of office, con form th? Hrai"8aCVbueln<r?8 M" a Inerchant, and per f?Mh. ? "0ftf consul to his holiness the Pope for the Hornan States. Th's you are aware i? in direct volition ol the Constitution of the Unifed States, which says, "No person holding any office of profit or trust, shall accept of any present emolument, or otifice of any kind whatever froni sny kmg. pnice, or foreign State." Thisclanseof , the constitution is founded in a just jealotuy of for eign influence of any sort. And we will now see John freat stickler for the constitution, o^nl ' W ?n* ot ? v?ctoria's subjects openly and contemptously to violate it. lam sorry to inform you that the yellow fever nasmade its appearance in our city,and is daily on 5 o.!?C<rea8 j 11 W1" lh,erelore b?- nnsale for any of our friends to return here till November. The | crops of cotton and sugar continua to promi?e abundant, and of the former article we are daily receiving large quantities. Something is said about I wt'n,n makln8 great devastations on the cotton, but believe me it is done for effect The cotton crop will be fully as large ss last year Louisiana is going to give Clay 1500 majority. Yours, truly, g. Harrlsburg. [Correspondence of the Herald.J Habrisbubq, Pa., Sept. 27, 1844. General Marlele Waylaid?Protpectt of Partiei. Dear Bennett? Little did 1 think some twelve years ago, when you and I labored together in Chester county in this State, that you would at some future day edit a paper which would control such a powerful influ ence over the United States as does the Herald. In the "western world," from whence I have just returned?in New Orleans, St. Louis, Louisville, Cincinnati?every where Bennett's New Yotlc He raid is anxiously sought for, and its contents eager ly devoured. Let me add that the secret of the popularity of your paper is found in the ability, fearless independence, and manly eourage exhibit ed in the exposition of false doctrines and false theories, and particularly so in regard to the two great political parties of the present day. Honor virtue, and every principle of patriotism, is sacri! fired to an nnholy and all absorbing hunger after office. 4 A pitiable exhibition of that sycophantic nature so eminently characteristic of the lower order oi politicians, came ofl heie to-day, on the occasion of a visit from Gen. Joseph Markle, the whig can didate for Governor of this Stale. No sooner was it known that MArkle was on his way to town, than a certain politician took upon himself the responsibility of appointing himself and another a committee on behalf of the whigs of Harnsburg to wait on and escort the General to town. The' General, however, a plain, unassuming, short, thick, farmer-looking kind of a man, (who appa rently relishes good living more than books,) did not see proper to get out of the cars three miles from town and ride in on horseback, agreeably to the wishes of said committee. This rebuke little daunted the courage of the politician, who is but a little man (in every thing save assurance and self conceit). To the great annoyance of the old man (the General,) this chap stuck to hint like a leech whilst he remained in town, aid, to the utter astonishment of even those who knew him, he in truded himself in the General's carriage, unsolici ted, when he left this for Heading and Philadel phia. The political contest rages most violently here abouts. The whigs are making great eflorts to car ry this State, but the prospects of the event of the election promises them a fruitless victory, as there is no doubt here among impartial men, but that the State will go for Shunk in October and also for Polk and Dallas in November, by large majorities. COJ.ONEI. Fine Arte. Anklli's Great Paintino ?We visited yester day Anelli's immense painting ol "The End of the World." The subject, both in design and execution, having required no ordinary head to conceive, and no ordinary hand to portray, the imagination of the artist The picture relates more particularly to the revelations of St. John and other passages in the prophesies of Isaiah and Daniel. Without entering into too minute a detail, we would express our ad mirat.on of this most arduous and great under taking, a* being a startling and most effective pic ture. The various groups stand out in bold relief, aid appear as if they were detxehrd from the car ves*, in this respect vying with DebeuP* gr?at paint ing of the " Expulsion of Adam and Eve," which was exhibited here some few years back. The ar rangement ot colors is likewise admirable, and the drawing, wiih one or two exceptions, is equally de serving of much praise. But we cannot shut our eyes, as honest critics, to one or two defects in this colossal'painting. Had the lights been more con centrated andsubdurd, especially in the figure re presenting "The Church of Christ in its Spiritual Sense," it would have materially added to the ge neral effect ar.d beauty. Too much uniformity of feature throughout the facet of the females prevails yet there is lile and vigor in their various expres sions. In our opinion there is sn evident anacron ism as respects the costumes of the group of the rich man and his daughters, the former being at tired in ancient garb, while the danghters' apparel approximate closely to the rerherrht modes of the present day. We again compliment Anelli for having under taken and completed so arduous and lofty a subject and we are sure that this painting will secure him name to "the end of the world." Health.?We are in the possession of letters from the parish ol St. James, which represent that the health of the psritb ii not so lamentable as has Iwen reported. Our informants asture us that the prevailing fever Is by no means so malignant as has heen repre sented. It sppesrs to be a t) pe of intermittent (ever which yioldi readily to medical trentmrut.-JV O Pie.. Srpt.il. ' CotJRT KOR THE CORRECTION Of ERRORS ?Al.HA nv, Oct. 2?Present, Senator Hockke, presiding, and '11 other Henatora No. ll-The Supervisors of Nia gsra county v? the People e* rel Wm O. Ma.Miislen and ?!. Mr Oco. Woo?l concluded for plfl. id error.? D? c.ision postponed till December No. U?J F. Dnimmond and al vs Robert Anderson. Mr. \V. Watson wn heard for pUf . In error. Mr sr. Claik.en was heard fer d?lt in error. Mr. ?. He vans was heard in reply. Common Council* Boahd *? Ai DkHMki?Wednesday evening?Alderman 8i.HiiKrki.iN, President, in the chair. Ke/iaiing Jatobttr rt The rt'puit 111 lavor *u recon sidered, and referred buck. 1'aymg John hit Donald-- A resolution to pay thi* cait didd $24 lor injum* to horsu by tailing thiougn u hole lu one of the piei*, wuj concurred in Changing the Polit.?The place* id holding the poll* were altered m lollows, having panted the other Board: ? Firtt Ward ? First district, Thresher'* Broad *tre*t Hotel,corner Bioad ami Pearl ; 2 1 do. Peter* li Co.'a, No. II Broadway ; 31, No. 112 Broadway. Second Wu>d.?First district, Second Ward Hotel, 87 Na*?au itreet; 2J, S. \V. corner Beekinan and Gold itreet*. Third Word - Kirit diatrict, 31 Courtlandt it ret t; -id, a Barclay street; 8d, 23 Warren street htuiih Ward ?Kirat diatrict, Sbukspeare Hotel, corner William and Duane ; 2J, Warren Hall, corner ot Oliver and Henry ; 3d, bouse of Geo. Bennett, 62 ( berry , 4ih, 340 Pearl, corner Dover stri et Fifth Ward ? Fir*. diatrict, northeast corner Dnane and WHih.ngton ; ad Kiley'* Fifth Ward Hotel; 3J, Marion House, 166 Well Broadway ; 4th 32 Ve*try street. Sixth Ward First district. Huok and Ladder House, Cluinbeis street, near Post Othce ; i I, Carlton House, lacing Leonard street; 3d, No. 138 leutie; 4.b, North Ainencau Hotel, corner Bowery and Bayard, lacing Bay ard Seventh Waid -Kirst district N... lid East Broadway ; second, 141 Madison *treetj third, 127 Cheriy street; fourth, 1U Jefferson street; fillh, 213 Cherry street; sixth, 437 Grand street; seventh, 682 Water street. Eighth Ward ? Flist duliict, 8 W corner Broome and Meicer streets; second, "3 W'ooster ?tre?t-. thi'd, 86 Thonip-ton street; lourth, 28 Sullivan street; fifth, 162 Va rickstreet; sixth, N E. coiner Vauilam and Hudson eta , suvunth, J till Spnng street; eighth, 3H6spiing stieet. Ninth Ward.?Fust district, 648 Greenwich street; se cond, N W. corner Bleecker and Morton streets; tnird, (itii Washington street corner Amois; lo'irtb, 8 E. corner G.ove and Fourth stroets; filth, 71.' Washington street corner Bank; sixth, N. W. corner Oreenwicb avenue and Amos street Tenth Ward - First district,26 Delancey street; second, 8. K. comer of Broome and Kid. idge stieet; third, 8 W corner Walker and Eldridge streets; louitb, 64 llestei street corner Ludlow street; fifth, 6i Orchard stieet Eleventh Waid - First district, 94 Hidge itreet; second. 68 Houston street; third, 289 Second street; lourtu, 23 ave nue X). Twelfth Wa-d ?First district, bouse ol John Reid, liar senville; second, house ol'John Farriugton, corner ol 3d avenue and 121st street. Thirteenth Ward - First district, No. 3 Hester st; Id, lOfl Delancy st; 3d. No 460 Grand st; 4th, No 6 t anncu ?t. Fourtttnih Ward ? First district, No. 09 Spring street; 2d, No. 1 >prmg strei t; 3d, No. 11)0 Grand street; 4th, Broadway House, corner Broadway ami Giawl; olh, i4ih Waid Hotel, No 206 Grand street. Fifteenth Wutd- 1st district, N. W. corner Bleccker and Sullivan streets: lid, Consiuution Hall, 660 Broadway; 31, at H. A. Kirr's, corner Broa iway and Astor Place,en trance in Astor place; 4th, bouse ol Edwatd Henry, No. 130 Sixth Avenue. Sirteenth Waid - 1st district, No. 86 Eighth Avenue; id, northwest corner 31 avenue and JOth sinet; 3d, No 187 Eighth Avenue; 4th, corner 36th street and bih avenue, 6th, southeast corner 3d avenue and 81st street. Seven earnh Watd?1st district, No. 216 Bowery; 2d, No 2k3 Houston street; 3d, No. 132 Norlolk stieet; 4m, No 13 Third street; 6h, No 43 Third avenue. Ojffiiert Feet ?A resolution in lavor ol depriving the Day aod Suuday officers, Street Inspectors anil Keepeis ol Public Grounds, of their lees lor commitments, passed in the Board ol Assistants, was very properly laid on the table on motion of Alderman Drake. 1 be sapient mover ol tb 14 resolution, Assistant Alderman Yooi liles, ol the 9th Ward, has a very practical ideaol public business. Sewer in Hii'ington Stieet?A resolution in lavor ol raising this sewn ten feet instead ol the grade proposed, was adopted. School Home in the Seventh Ward ?A resolution to ap priate $|iib'.i6 8 J to erect a school house in the Seventh Ward, was called up by Aldeiman Diake. Alderman SuHncrraun opposed the resolution on the ground tnat none ft the Commissioners ot Public schools, exccpt one, had entered the proper bonds in the othce ol the County Clerk, in accordance with the provisions ol the School law. Alderman Dmakk proposed an amendment, that the ap propriation should be made when the Commissioners ol ifie Seventh Ward had euteied the honda. Aldeiman Schisffkli* moved to iuy on the table, and argued lurlbar ttiut they sheuld have entered the bonds within thirty days after their election in June last He contended that all the office* ot Commissioners were va cant, except one in Ibn eleventh waid, because they hail not thus complied with the law, utid that they must re main vscant until another flection. Alderman Hashhoucx replied that the Commissioners ol the 17th waul, elected I . 1842 and 1843 had given se curity, and il the one elected by the "native*'' lu l?44 had not, it wa* because he bad probably neglected it on purpose to prevent the accomplishment of the objects ol the school law, which had continually tnet the opposition ol the American republican party. Alderman ScHi?-?r.t.i.i?i replied, by reading extract* from the opinion ol P. A. Cowdrey, Esq , late l Counsel ol the Board, agaiust the principle ol compelling one ward to contribute toward* the erection ol school houses in another. Aldiwman Dassr replied, by saying that the same prin ciple existed in compelling t e tax payer* ol tne scvcial wards ot the city to pay lor the iron railing around Union Park, which frw in the lower part ol thecitv re ceived much benefit or pleasure lrem. Alderman lUsiHouca stated that the principle of the present school law,compelling the whole city to be taxed lor the support and erection ol public schoolswa* a princi ple that actuated the kgulatuie in the enactment ol va rious law*, such a* the erecti u ol budges, he. iu towns where the whole county was taxed. Heargutd against the position of Mr. Cowdrey, who ai?umei that the school law should have received a two-tkird vote, be cause it provides lor the appropriation of money Belong ing to the State, and thenloro was a violation ol the con stitution. He la leg* din opposition to this position that the money appropriated by the State lor public *ebools, wa* Included under this head, but that money* raised bj the Corporation of this city wa* not thus .included. The resolution as amended was then adopted by a vote of 8 to 3. Regulating Hatki and Coi?.?The Special Committee to aliei the ordinances regulating bhek.; and cabs, con sist of Alderm .n Cozzens. MchltfKiin an 1 Seaman School Hnute in Fourth H'aid ?Aldeiman Dsist moved the adoption ol a resolution to appropriate $11,443 lor payment of erection ol school house in James street, m the Fourth Ward. Alderman Houkf* ri.nt opposed the resolution, as he said the lot* co*t the sum ol $18,000, when Ihey wete wotth not over six or seven thounnd dollar*. He op posed it further, because in one ol the schools ol this Ward music was taught, and they even bad a piano to in struct the scholars, lie conten tod that the public schools of this ci't were r.hari'jr schools, and should be so consi dered. The higher branches were not to be taught in the?e school* at public ex|>en*e, and he hoped that no ap propriation* would be made to suatain such extravagance, lie argued that the school* ot the Public School Society should have been sustained, a* ne objection could tot urged agaiust them. Alderman Hishrouck repelled the contemptuous re n ark ol " charity " school*, a* applied to the public schools by the last speaker, and contended that these school* should be made the best in thr city, as Ihey weie not '? charity >achool," but the schools ol the iieoide, sustained by their money and their voice. II- injected the argument ol Alderman Schieflelin in c|-j>onition to the extravagance ol the school in the lourtn ward, and narrowed it down to the lact that some lew lessons in music were taught once or twice a week in order to im prove the taste and education of the students. The acting President here anncunced that the Board of Assistants were ready to meet this Board in Joifft Mcbtimo?Andrew Thompson was removed from the office o Day Olficor ol the seventh ward. Change of Intpectari.?The following Inspector* of Election were appointed:? JameaC. Forrester, 1st District lath Ward. Andrew C. Wheeler, sen., 2d do, do Joseph James, 1st do 7th do. H. B. Chapman, 1st do, 13th do. H. N. Leggett, 3d do. do. John C. spence, 3d do, Iith do. Street Contract* ?The Joint Finance Committee pre sented a report stating the difference between < be con tracts lor sweeping the stieet* loi the several ) ears, as lollows:? Between I and2 years %itl " 2 and 3 do..,.. 4 <2 " I aud 3 do 719 Assistant Alderman CHsatu a asked il this was the proper place to rejiorl on this subject Alderman HstRsoi'cc said that if this contract had be ngiven out in this silent < nd secret manner, the peo ple would demand knowledge on the subject. Alderman Da?a* said that at a proper time the gentle men would receive all the information they desired. The joint meeting then adjourned. Thk. Bnaari or Ai.nfaKir-* then resumed business. Alderman Hssanoiica then resumed Ins rentalks in rr plv to Alderinau Bchii lli-lin's attack ii|*>n the public schooN, and showed by iscts that the?e ?cheols were lar superior to those of the public school society, and that the extravagance ol that society in the paym nt ol sala ries to teachers or the most common rudiments ol F.nit lish education, was more than iq'tal to all the rxtr.iva dance ol the public schools in extending the benell's ol a somewhat finished education to then srholais. In answer to the argumert that the schools ol the society would have accommodated the childien ol theritv, be showed conclusively that not one hilf were accommodated in these schools beloie the others were organised. Alderman Mn.i.ra said the point was, why was $18,000 paid for these lots, when $7000 could have purehaaed themt Al lermnn Ccxxcns said there was something wrong about this purchase, and h" desired to know nil the facta before lie could vote lor the appropriation. Alderman Gsi.r said be was prepared to vote as he. had voted before, and he held the same views a* he did before. Alderman Hsmaot en said th it these random charge* about the price ol these lot* being excessive were nn founded , hi the purchase had been acted npon by the Board ol F.dui ation, w ho had paid the money lor the pro perty, and now the Common < oiincil were asked to a|e pr?priete money to erect the building The resolution was lost by a vote of 3 to 0. Alderman Dkakk said that the Board ol Education were deairou* of having this matter >is|a>sedol in some posi. ive mannsr.aud he had theiefore introduced it tin* even inf The Board then adjourned to Monday next Bosrd or Assist Airs - This Board also met l?*t eve nlng at 7 o'clock. Wii.uiam E>iami.i., I.ej , In the ''hair. The reading of tne minute* of the last meeting was di* pensed with | A communication u hh lectnveu irom me mayor, ?u> company ing u long and voluminous communication from Vt J. H limcoU, suggesting the adoption ol a measure to tjiUbluh a Hii iltli I'olicti, with a view to improve the " sanatorv condition " oi the inhabitants of the city.? Laid on tne table. Hiporti ? lurpuration Jf'tointy.?A report was received fro.'ii the < Comptroller, stutiug that the Corporation At torney had at lint sent in hia return* lor the months of June, July, and August. Ordered on the hie. /'a/iff * fiom tin- iioat d ? Report in lavor of filling in IJth i>tri-< t, between lit and 2nd avenuea. Concurred in. City httptrlur ? A communication waa received irom the City lii?|KCtor in relation to certain inipiovtnienl* to ahate publrc uutsunccs. Referred. Kepurt in favor ol paving I3>h atreet, between 1st ave nun end avenue 1) t.incurred iu. Common S< huoU ? Resolution Irom Ike Board in favor of an sppropirution 01 >6317 Oi, for the use of Coaimon Biboels C. ncurred in A communication wu* received from the Street Com - mi*.-ioner relative to an overflow ol water in 6th Avenue. Laid un the ttibla. The Rule* were tuspcnded to enable the committee to whom was r< tarred petitions from inhabitanta of ilrd street ar.d 6th Avenue to the Hudion River, and alao in habitanta ol the aih Avenue aiul 14ib stieet, asking lor the constriction of sewer* in the localitie* relirnd to. lii fei red back. Resolution ill lnvor ol paying certain money a due to l! rt l.minett, K <| , the lute Corpoiation Attorney, lor ??ilie Referred hack Ii? i>ort m favor oi granting the u*e of the Croton to Hcliool No. J, in Orange it ? et An ami ndnient offend by A?*i*tant Ah'erman Tappan, in lavor ol including ull the Public School* in the city. The queition on the u 'option ol the Report wu* taken and concurred iu. The amendment wm ioat. Report in lavor of leasing No. ItW Buriow street, lor Hose Company No 41) Cotic.umd in Keport in fivor ol lighting with ga* Franklin street, between Broadway and Orange ttnet Concurred in 1 he rules were sii*|H:nded to enable the Hoard to re ceive a petition Irom inhabitant* ol avenue K , between 10th and I It h street*. Kelerred. The Ommbuitet.? Repon|iiom committee of the Board, accoinpaiiird b> uu oiuiriutice, whic . provide* that ILe owner* of omtiihuske* shall not drive at a greater speed than six miles ao hour, nor less than lour, and tLat no driver shall "look behind him," nor stop and take up or let down at any side tavethe right side on Broadway The ordinence providi s other luiprovem* nts. and win el factually put down the dangerous and break-neck ms. Urn which ban so long be?ti tolerated in tbts vast tho rough! ire, endangering the lives and limbs oi the inhabi tants Oldured to bo printed. Swine and SSirp.- Hejior' in favor of ccrtsin rrguls. ? ion* in relation to the landing ol cattle,swine and iteep. Referred. ' Filing of Canuof.at thi Batlny and other Public riacti. An ordinance w Inch provides ci nam ii gulanciis ju illa tion to the tiring ol cannon at the battery, was taken up and relet led r An ordinance in lnvor ol constructing a well and pump iu Korty-Srst street and higlith Avenue- t encum din Report in luvoi of buildit g a house lor Kngine Compa uy Ni>. 43, in .Manhattanville? Cor etirred in ' Report in lavor ol lighting Twenty-eighth street, be tween Seventh and fc.ighlh Avenuts, with gai. Re ferred. Report in favor of leasing half of pisr No 1. Concur red iu. Report in favor of lighting McDotiga! street with ga* from Spring to Kighth street-Concui led in. R> l>ort iu lavor of lighting Ortenwich stteit? concur red in The Tea /fount.?Report in favor ol impropriating the tea room lor the use ol the Common Council, and tilting up ,there>u a Mut>eum in which to deposit the aichive* of the Common Council Railroad in H>oadwayA resolution from the Board to inijuiie into the "Xpttjiincyiol establishing a laiiioad in Broadway was taken up and referred Srwert ?An ordinance relative to contracting sewers in streets where pipes aie laid Concuned in. Report iu relation to making curtain improvement* in 4l*t afreet. Concurrrdin. An ordinance which provides for the building ? sewer in Broome street. Concurred in. The Militia Juron.?Report in favor of applying to the legislature to make | rovimon under the militia lew so as to com|?el the members ol the militia corps to attend but one parade in the \ ear, and to be liable to jury duty The adoption of such a law will conler a vast benefit on the community, and put nn end to the presint evil that prevails iu relation to the difficulties of procur* ing jurors ; and will also abate much ol the abuse that exists in relutiou to the colli c>ion of militia I ne* Crot n li'ater?A resolution was adopted in favor of supply ing the public schools with the Ciotun. Resolution Irom the Boaid in lavor of lighting the City Prison with gas. ( oncuued in A resolution was offered in lavor of repaving the inter section between Heater and Mulbesry streets, and adopttd. Imptcturi iij Election/? i esolu ions'were ol;ertd in favor ol appointing Charles A Qnidor, inspector of fchc tions lor the 1st d strict in the 4th ward, in place ol Jo seph Hopkins, rt moved ; and also in lavur oi appointing Moses H. Il.irki-tiil in the '2nd district ol the 4th waid, in the room of Mr Pearoe Adopted. The Board took a recess and went into joint ballot where, having remained lor sometime, they returned', when Mr Kverdell took tbechair. Th? fiativu?National Curtoritiei ?Assistant Alderman ' hsmlii s moved to take up the Resolution which was passed in relation to the tea room-the Resolution whim had been laid on the table He had received a communi c.tion Irom many t*x payers, and moved tht following amendment, in compliance with the ri finest of many tai payers Resolved, That the Mayor and the members of the ma jority of the present Common i ouncil he placed in waxed fig tires, us the first deposit amonir the eicbiv^-s in the col lection ol thet ity Museum, in order that our citizens and str.mg. is iu alter iiges may look upon the illustrious rounders and udmiru their love lor the public curiosity. (Roars ol laughter) Ciisirms*.?J consider the amendment out of order. Assistunt Alderman ( Hikt u k considered he w as in or der, and moved the amendment. The Chairman, who, by the wsy, can crack a good joke, gave three or lour hard pummels of his hammer on the tilde, amid loud cries ol '?adjournment." .Mr. Chakmcx cluimed lobe heard. Tliet hairman rattled Mr. Johnson slapped hi* desk. Mr. 1'ham.ick laughed heartily, when the amendment was lost, and the liomd adjourned. Am.icTJiw? AcniDKfiT ?Wf regret to record a latel accident, which involved the life ol one indi vidual, and seriously injured two other* Major Oeo ee Z^nhm, printer nn.l publisher of D. r YVelthureer a Oer man paper of ?hi? city, wu* instantaneously killed, and Mr < harles K-slmger and Teter hmith were seriously injured. The circumstances connected with the acci dent were materially those:_M?jor Xham, and others ol his party, had visited the town ol ( hiektowaga. a few miles from this city, for the purpose of aiding in erectin* n hickory pole The tree wns raised several leet from the earth, and the top being too heavy for the butt, un .tfort was made to haul it down bj met. mot a roi,e throw n over it Mn)or / nn I others neitiately beneath pull ing upon the rope, whs kook t-roke, and the tree was precipitnti d into their n. t, striking, und crushing him. nnn wr.iindin^ the two oth#*r |??>rfforiK ahov?? riHm#<l Mr Malinger reccivH n n*vrr* wound on the hf?eif, and had one of bis legs broken Mr. Smith also had a leg broken ?nd was otherwise Injured. They aie both recovering It is indeed painful to record instances ol this kit d whet* a citizen is cut down ia the midst of health and useful ness. Major Zahm pos.essad habit* of untiring industry "II l - pwieverance, which were earned out in hi h?? rrlntioria of IiIh Ho waa 4 > > vara ol a^e, and haa leit s wife to deplore his dettb.?BuffmU *Uv Stpt 30. Snrirrg.?We learn Ijiat Horatio Abbott, aged JS years, son ol Oardner Abbott, of North Andover put *i end to his existence on Hundsy Ion noon by lai.gma turn?eil Mr. A was re(|uested by his father to turn the cattle out of the barn, which was a few rods from tha hou>e, and started lor that purpote; but nothing being heard from him lor something like half an hour, the chil dren were sent to ,i?e^rtain the cause of the delay, when, to their gteat astonishment and griif, they found their brother hanging by the neck, and the vital spark had de pirted.? II nit on TVetiwmpt, Oct 1. SHnrKiVi Atrocity.? We learn from the /led Kiver Hepubliran of ihe 14th nrst. ihat a negro living on the Calcasieu, in the parish of Rapides, waa committed to jail on the loth ins! cbwged with the per oration ol a mott diabolical outrage While an orphan girl, nhout 14 year* ol iige, who win living with Mr. S B. Dunham, was on a vi?it to a relative of his, about a mill distant, she was accosted by a negro, who tried to persuade her to go into the woods with him , and on her refusing to do so he seised h? r au'l took her there. She resiiteii him to the utmost of our ability, and finding that he coulit not overcome her, and f?at|ng that her cries would lie hi ard, be Iteat her over the bead and shoulder* with a hickory stick, bruising her in the moat shocking manner, until be thought ll'e waa extinct, and then left lier ?nd run away. She was found shortly afterwards in a state ol insensibility, from which she recovered and re Isteil the above facts She died the next day. after miffer. ing a great deal from her wonnda The neighbors imme diately turned out and apprehended the negro C. M Ci.ay A*n f?Kt'hit Smith ?We find the Following in the Ultra Liberty 1'rene ol the ]?t inaf: Ma. Bsu.r.r ! ? I have, inis moment, resil. in the l.ibrity I rrss, the proceeilings of the last Animal Meeting of the NVw York Htiitw a fit i-iliif frTf Society. I !#*arn by them, that IMr ( asaius M < lay piopoaea to discus* tha que* tion, whether Henry Clay ja not better entitled than fames O Rirney to our votes ; and that the Society has appointed me to meet hnn in the discussion I thank the Society for this expression in it* confl leace in me; and I Will chee fully undertake the duty, which it has atsigned to me Syracuse, I see, is the place for the di rttssion I wuit for Mr ' lay to appoint the time Whether the discussion shall ecctipv one or two days, I leave to hi* decision. OKRRIT SMITH Peterhoro, Sept 'J4, IH44 N/tvAt..?The I S IrigHte Conatitution, Capt Percival, wa-going into KioJanero on the 6th of AUKtlsf We leain that the Naval commission, consisting of i apt Iti.ussean,? ommander Adams, and Lieutenant John ?on, lisve just secured the titles for the site of the navy \ ard st Memphis, and the titles have been forwarded for ? lie approval of the government The whole cost of the .ite was ^Jil imu, the city of Memphis liberally contribut ing its interest in the common* in front of the city The i ommiasioners have devised a plan for the works, and should ths whole be completedHaroordlng to the plsn, the ?ffeot from the river ?1U m very line

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