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az YORK HERAT,!). | !k??v Vjrk, Sunday, October 6, 1K44. Tlx.- Kickltuiciil of ll?? Day. | During the Usi tew yeaiswe have seen a variety ot excitements in thin country. We have had re ligious excitements, wrapping great district# in the flames ot that zeal and enthusiasm which the sa cred text very happily characterizes as being " with out knowledge," ai.d fpreadmg with amazing rapidity from one end ot the country to the other We have had the temperance excittment, also wide-spread and tar more beneficial in its tendency Moral excitements ot ull descriptions have had their period ot sway. Then we have had the dancing mania?and the musical mania, and all sorts ot manias. But by tar the greatest excite ment and most omnipotent mania which has yet visited us, is the excitement ot the present dav, and the CUy and Polk mania. The rapidity with which this excitement has diffused itself all over the land-the violence which has all along characters d it?its fearful increase in the receipt oi every fresh piece of intelligence from Slates where the first skirmishes have taken place?and the demoralization, lioii tiousness, immorality, tolly, falsehood and blas phemy, which have every where marked its pro gress, all render this excitement the most remark able of any with which we have been visited ? There eer'ainly never has been any political cam paign in which the genuine patriot has found more to oppress bis spirit with shame and alarm. Just let us reflect for a moment on tin* forgeries? the disreputable homes?the calumnies?the slanders?the *cuirilit)-the intemperance? the indecencies which have characterized the pre*? of both parties! And the orators, the c>ins:rels, the itinerant partizans, who have been waking so incessantly ou both sides or, h ive, equ illy with the party editors, discovered the extreme depths of degradation to which partizau ahip?unprincipled, selfish, besotled partizanship reduces all men who permit that vile spint to ob tain the mastery over them. The newopupers ol the whifcs, and the whig orators have been haid at work for three ?r four mouths past, proving tlieii opponents, the democrats, from Mr Polk down to the lowest member of the " Empire Club," to be the greatest set of villains unhung, that ever pollu ted any country And just so on the other side. The democrats have been equally industrious in the effort to prove that the whigs are, without ex ception, all bad, ull disreputable, all a disgrace to the country. Indeed, wc do not believe thht in any previous Presidential contest, bus there been such an out lonring of vituperation, slauder, and persoiihl ?tbuse of the most vulgar and revolting character buch general and disgusting exhibitions of the vilest pas-siona of the human heart, as have been mani fested during the present campaign. We have en deavored to collect some ot the grossest specimens o( abuse and vituperation, from the various party papers of both tides; but the torrent of blackguard ism became, weeks ago, so swollen, that it was mpussible even to give any tolerable sample ot its vileneas. Every principle ot morality?of religion ?of common decency, appears to be set at nought by the active partizans on both sides. And the ex citement pervades all classes. It operates uni versally. Nothing else is talked of, or inought of, but the coming contest. Even the fine arts?the theatres-the places of uinuseinent, are affected by this extraordinary outburst ot political liceu nousiu-ss and lolly. Certainly no true friend of this country can be hold ail this with< ut sorrow and alarm. It isonl) this fierce and di.-agraceful paruzan spirit whicl blots and blurs the beauty of that great niovemen wlncti is going Oil with tuchprosperity and triumpl in ihis mighty laud. Surely, then, it becoinebtlia great, influential, and all-powerful body of hones ? nd reputable men?the neutrals, the honorabU citizens who stand aloof from the filthy arena o party politics?to come forth and unite in pnliiii(i down that unhallowed and demoralizing spirii which is now disgracing the character ol our fret institutions. When snail we see the great third party arising in its majesty and strength to give ut a just and tquitible government, salutary reform, .tnd a wise and honest administration of the laws, altogether irrespective ot men, and irrespective ol urty the distinctions which are now arraying brother ?g tiust brother, and covering the whole laud with dishonor and disgrace 1 Postage Reform -it is not a little remarkable, and shows us bow blinded men become to their real interests in ihe excitement of political strife, that, amiist all the clamor at present raised aboat reforms and new measures, not a word issaid aboiii postage reform-a measure of the greatest possible public utility, and of universal interest and impor tance This is indeed a real reform, tor it con cerns (he pockets, the feelings, the convenience, and the interest of everv individual throughout the country. Yet the politicians and office-seekers of both sides are so much engaged in trying to humbug each other and the great neutral masses, who will decide the contest, that they have no lime to look after any thing but the attainment of their own ends by the most paltry means imaginable. The Post-Office departinrnt was never in such a dilapidated condition as at this moment, it had been reduced to this lamentable condition by ihe ignorance, tolly, presumption and stupidity ol the head ol the department, aid<d and abetted by men of the same calibre, such cs the Postmasters ol New York and other places, who have advised him. What has been the result 1 By obstinately peinisting in withholding his consent to reduce the present opprt ssive rates of postage, he has created lio.-is ol post masters on their own hook, who are appropriating all the profits and advantages arising irom the transmission ol .-iters an the great routts between the chief cities, so that the post-ottin department will be quite broken down long befoif the next session ot Congress It is surely lime fol the people to siir in this matter. A pledge ot post office reform should be exacted from every candi date for Congress. All favorable to the measui* ahould at once hold public meetings and com mence moving in the matter. Irish Repeal Meetings in New Yore ?W? i rceive that the Irish Repealers here have an iiouncfid their intention ol holding a mass meeting of " the fWeads ol Ireland," at Tammany Hall, on Wednesday evening next. This movement hai originated in the news of the liberation of O Con ned?a piece of intelligence received by the last steamer. It is the iniofortuue of the Irish people here that they will persist in keeping themselves so isolated and peculiarly clanish. If they discovered a pr? ? per Hfirit ot love towards universal liberty they would call upon all those who are friendly to the tlevitiion of the popular manses not ot Ireland alone, but ot Scotland, England, France and all Europe, instead of making iheir cause a purely Irish loca. cause, they should make it European and urnver sal. By the auoption of this policy they would re ceive the sympathy of na.ive*of all lands, whether European or American. Tlie oniy ground ol hop lor Ireland is in a general movement of the mas*e hi tha British empire, As to the reform pursued b> VIr. O'ConncIl?which is peculiarly Irish in it character, and, indeed, we may say sectarian, f<> it is Roman Catholic as much as any thing ehe?i is one of the greatest phantoms aiid delusions ? the aRe. It never can be realised A s? palatini of Ireland in any form from England can never li realized without ihe consent of Scotland and Eng Uud, which never can he obtained. The only hop ot Ireland's salvation is in a great, united, generi movement in favor of liberty. And, therefore, lli only proper policy of those who profess to be ih friends of Ireland t* to unite with all in a sirnih condition throughout the British empire and nial < their cause not a local but a universal one. L.?*ler front Hlo JmwIra^Dutriigc on tile American Vlkg? \n AnurlMii VumI Ab?n don?4 to tte HarttUH . AntWl of UyUla Uuinu. Rio ok Jankiso, lit August, lb+t. To thk Josnal do Commbbcio, Kio Janeiso i Sib?1 hope thit one of your column* will be open for tho article hereunder, which mutt be two by the whole world By inserting it you will oblige, not only your humble ? i vain, but the American nation Your most obedient, P. C. DUMAS. On the second day of June, at 1 o'clock, P. M., the Kn kIuu M.in-ul n ur brig Alert, was lying to at anchor, five mile* oil Cubinda Hei boat came alongside, manned by two officers one boy, and lour negro sailors, (called Crew ineu ) The Cspt ol the Alert, Mr. Bosanquet, (alter I told him that the bi ig was the Cyrus, ol New Orleans, and visited once by him by lorce, to nave hiuisell the tiouble to vi-iit my vessel twice and at the same time asked him who he w as, and to show me a po'ver from my govern ment to visit me,) answered, putting his hands on hi* fl ig?"This tells who I am^' and said to me, "1 will come on buard and you will see " ''Very well, sir; a protest shall be m.ide lor violating the treaty " The moment he got on deck with his officer* and crew, he ordeted his men to open my hatches fore and aft?went down himself w ith his compdiiy, and came on deck after he found that the vessel had nothing but water ballast, (nothing else,) then cumo towards me, anil said in a rough manner?"1 want to see your papers." My answer was in the same time?'Since, when a man like you, takes the liberty to jump ou board of au American vessel, against the Cap tain's will opening hatches, searching the cabin, and all ov? r the ship, w itbout speaking a word to me; and be sides that, I must show j ou my paper*?please tell me who you an?7-Von are not in uniform; auy pirate can come to an iinchor like your brig, and send a boat with im Knglish flag, as jou do- Please show me a power to visit mo?then, on th *|>ot, I will show you my paper*." llesaid?"I have it, but it is on board." i'Well, go and get it " "My word if good enough " I said that I was not obliged io believe him?then again he asked for the p>iper* "you shall not *ee them." "Well, if you don't show me your paper* I will take you to be a Pirate, and from tnis moment I take charge of the brig " My an*wer wa*?"Ah long as that & <g is hoisted, and my paper* on board. I shall be the Cupt.iin ol my own ship; or, if you wish to take chaige ol her, you must send for more lorce, or order your hiig to come alongside to fire into me, until I am killed,holding the ensign h<illiardain iny hands " Dur it g the conversation I held my log book in the lelt hand; then, thinking I would show my papers quicker, be *aid to me?"The reason why you cannot show me the papets i* btcause you have sold jour vessel? I was told so " "It is not tiue; if my veuel wa* sold I would not have the American flag up;l nor my crew would be on board low." Vexed to find that he could not auccced in any way, he then laid, '? Well. 1 will go in the cabin and make search all over " Immediately I placed the American flag belore the cabin door, which was held tight by mylelf, the mate and two of my men ; nnd I observed to him that he could not 1 step into the cabin without trampling on the United Mates II ig " His answer was, that ''it made no difference to him," nnd ho instantly rushed into the c tbin, followed by bis oHicer and a negro, who trampled the Aig under their feet in pretence of my crew. Then I said, ' Boy*, our II ig is insulted?it will co*t dear to tee English nation!" They all came on deck and the Captain told m? to let him have my log book My answer was, "Never! and as long as I had a drop of blood in my veins no British subject would take it away Irom mo."? Then, he observed, that he bad " the power to obtain it by force ;" at the same time he ordered one ol his negroe* to take the book from me, who obeyed ihe order given to him. I stepptd back, pushing the negro, and called on my mate and crew to aasUt me and to arm themselves with handspikes nnd knive*, and be ready to strike, in case the British officer gave a new order. At tbi* the British cap tain turned pule, and with the voice of a coward, said to mn : "Captain, stop y< ur men?I don't wish to aee any blood shed or butchery;" then nothing took place. He wanted to go into the cabin to make a second search I observed to him that * my papers were on board, in my trunk,"and showed him the key. He said. "Let me have the key. or I shall take it by lorce" My an swer was " Have yon forgotten what took place for the log-hook belore? Dn you wish to begin again 7" " Tht n," he said, " 1 will go in the c?bin and have your trunk broken open " I gave him no answer He sent his officers and a negro to act. 1 lollowed th*m with my mute They broke the trunk and took the paper* out of it. I observed to the officer that I had money in iny trunk, a fcold watch, etc. He made no answer, and we all went on duck, lie handed the papers to his Captain I then told him, "Now, jou are atisfied with your chrf dauirrei, please to give me mv papers, as I wi-h t > sail to morrow." " N . sir, I will keep them with me, aud pocket them, and gooff I then said to him, "As long as my papers are taken away from me, 1 shall have to leave my vessel,''? and, thereupon, me and my crew ahan loned her ; leaving every thing on board ; trunks, initrument*, chronometer, &<J, fcc. P. C. DUMAS. United States Consulate, Rio de Janeiro. 1, the undersigned, Consul ot the United State*, hereby certify the signature to the loregoing document to be that ol P. C. Human, late master of the American brig Cyrus, of New Orleans. Given under my hand and seal of office, this Oth day of August, 1841. (Seal ) GEO WVt. GORDON, Consul, Uaited Stute*. Thk " Roorback" Forgery?We believe we have at last got the whole history of this forgery from its commencement to the end. It appears iliat it had its origin in a hoax?that a Mr. Linn of Ithaca, in this State?a whig, and not a locofoco, as he has been represented by some of the whig papers,?made the celebrated interpolation in the extract irom Featherstonhaugh's book, and sent it to the editor of the Ithaca Chronicle, whig paj?er, for publication, with the express object, as Linn alleges, of discovering whether the editor of that paper, " moral and religious, as he was allowed to be, would not, equally wilh others, publish any falsehood, however gross, if he could thereby ef fect a political object." Altogether unaware of (lie fraud, as he states, ihe editor of the village pa per just named, published the extract, nnd from iiis columns it was transferred to the Albany Pa triot, and from thence it was taken by Thurlow Weed and adopted as his own. From the Eve ning Journal n was at once copied extensively, and lidsiiow been circulated all over the Union, doubt lees in many quarters where the exposure of the forgery will n^ver be made. Whdtan extraordinary?what a melancholy sto ry! It would be difficult perhaps to obtain any lore striking illustration of the demoralizing eflect of party spirit than this story affords. The story of Lzt-kiel Polk was another instance of the same kiud, and in all probability, we shall have a dozen <>t two of fresh forgeries before the day of election. "The Natives."?The last meeting of the "na tives" at Vauxhall showed some symptoms ol re turning spuuk. About two thousand persons were present, but by no means twenty thousand, as some of the papers state. This is sufficient, how ever, to present a new aspect in the approaching State election. The democrats, of course, will nominate ilieir candidates for all the national and State offices. The wliigs are proceeding in the same movement, and now the " natives" are no minating their candidates. The only result of >>uch conflicting tickets will be to entirely prostrate die whiga and "natives," and give a strong and overwhelming majority to the democrats. The whig and " native" tickets nrtist merge into each other. The two parties must mingle at once. The wliigs must adopt the identical principles of the " natives" with all 'heir intolerance, bigotry and proscription, otherwise they will both be de feated. We also perceive that another " native" paper is about to be started, and we should not be sur prised to see two or three more before next spring i'he fact is, no party was ? ver split up into more (liquet than are the " natives" already. Mii.lsrisik.?The following notice may be seen in the window ot a tailor and draper, Fifth street, h -low Market r,treet, Philadelphia, who has closed Ins store, and placed the following placard on his shutters:? oooooooooooooooooooooooono oooooooo g Tbl* Shop is cosed in honor ol the 8 | King ol Kings, ' o Who Will appear about the 2Jd o : ol October. ? Get ready, friend*, to crown him 3 ? Lord of all. | oooooooooon ooooooooooooooooooooooo This id only to be equalled by the person who n few days since, in Kosion, sent all his wearing ap parel and other articles of pro|>erty to the auction store to be disposed of, saying that what he then wore would be sufficient for his purpose, as this world would come to an end in a few day's lime. Theatrical and Musical ?Daring the last few w.eka a number ofsymptoms have presented them selves, shewing that notwithstanding the crowd* of people in the city, the iheatres, concert-rooms, exhibitions, and everything else are not so fully at tended as last year about this time. This may be en-ily accounted lor, from the political excitement which rn w r-'iges with such unexampled violence and abuorb* every other fet ling But once this uliHtdee, ihen will commence the real fashionable ?e. on lor the opera, the ballet, the theatres, cou ' ?, f.i'-hionaW. tot reel, exhibitions ol ihe fine 'r Hfl(' M) ?#. 15ut up to the middle of November < rnay < *pect nothing but politics?politicf?? jioli tics -Clay?Clay?Clay- Polk--Polk-Polk. I/KMOCRATIG Nomination.?Mr. Edward II Nieoll wa* l ist evening nominated as candidate Ol Congress from the third district. The native., nave nominated Mr. Miller. Tluitrludi, Su. Hetr Alexandre, the magician, is about to visit Nashville. Mr. J. Sloman and the Misses Sloman, are giv ing Concert? at the Melodeon Theatre, Boston. The Hutchinsons are giving concert* at Port land. . Mr. Booth terminated his engagementit the Pittsburgh Theatre on Tuesday bveinag . Mr. Phillips, the celebrated vocahat, ha? deter mined tinst to visit Philadelphia, !? first concert there to-morrow evening, instead of going to Boston. La Polka ?Korpouay.the great celebrated duuce, leaves Boston on the first of No vember, in consequence of his engagements in this city. . . .. In London, Henry Rusaell, whom the people o the United States have " admired andwondered at" has given a series of concerts in the <*???? Concert Room, Hanover Square. A critic of the Great Metropolis speaks of the musician and his entertainments thus: ' His voice is a bar tone of considerable register, resonant, and tlie intonation unexceptionable, ^oifSh th quality is tar from agreeable, until the ear becomes accustomed to. its brassy peculiar, itv Ab musical compositions, hn aongi canno rank very high There is little novelty, and a lack of musicianly knowledge, but there is dash, ener gy. and sufficient tune to carry the general ear, and when executed by Russell, they attain a value much beyond their intrinsic merit, lhe attend nnce was immense ; every corner of th? room was densely crowded, and his welcome most enthusi astic. Italian Opera.?The second performance of the new billet, "The Independence of Greece, or the Women Warriors," came of! last evening before a tolerably good house, considering the ostracism which our fashionables have deemed proper to in flict on Saturday nights. The reason of this slight put on that unfortunate day is, and will be, a mys tery to the " future generation," unlets this reason be found in the circumstance, that fashionables generally act without any reason at all; for if the bon ton, far excellence, does not absolutely prescribe the attendance at the opera of a Saturday, it hardly cun be considered to be mauvait ton to enjoy a pleasant evening on the last day of the week, and in consulting our Chesterfield, we looked in vain for the anathema. Those who had courage enough to brave the verdict of fa-hion?that nondescript which cannot be felt, seen, beard, or explained? had reason to be satisfied with the entertainment. We do not mean to say that it can vie with the fabulous splendor of ballets in Paris and London, but taking it all together, it reflects much credit on the manager and the dancers, and the "^inni*? gives much hope for future exhibitions of the light fantastic toe." The argument is as simple 1 and clear as an argument should be ; the action is lively, and int.-rspersed with frequent/w? and baUa bilet, which banish the usual monotony of a ballet I d'action. The only fault which can be lound in it is. i that the events which form the groundwork of i the ballet are of too recent a date, and there fore give rise to several anachronisms in cos | mines and similar things. The heroine was per sonated by M'lle Desjardins, the prima donna of : the chorographical department, ana frequently de ! lighted her numerous admirers by the grace of her I movements, the skill and vigor of her steps, and ! th*- expression of her nnmics. She shone very ! much in the pas de deux with Martin, who likewise I acquitted himself very well, if we except several figures in his soli, on which he sometimes used too I much violence to be thoroughly graceful. This vat was the gem of the evening, and its general effect would still have been greater it it would not 1 end so abruptly. Madame De Barr displayed a re 1 spectable talent in her pat teul, which necessarily must be very short. Her toile te was very charming, but ringlets won't do far a da??eu?e ? In Miss Celeste, who figured last winter a "la petite Celeste" lies the germ of an first rate dancer; she was much applauded in her pat de deux with the clever M'lle Vallce. The rorvt de ballet wanta some drilling and equality of ac ion. Their general appearance would greatly improve, if the very short ones would not be placed immediately next to the very tall ones. We regret that we cannot say much good of the music; it lacks freshness and variety of melodies. From Mr. Loder's reputation, a better taste in the selection could have been expected. Nothing could have been more appropriate than to adapt the music from Rossini's splendid opera " Iji Siege de to rinthe," which was written for a similar text ; in stead of dishing up a series of lachrymose airs, which can only emanate from the clanonette of a blind man with his dog in the Champt Elytiet. It certainly is to be regretted that there are so many tiuadnile tunes in our modem operas, but in ballets they are in their right place. The scenery is very neat and the getting up is very praiseworthy, we must not forget to mention that the ladies tireo their guns with much greater precision than the gentlemen. ???????? Tub National Gallery of Paintings oper.a to-morrow. It contains the principal paintings in the fine collection of the late Luman Reed, with a number of others of great merit, by our most distinguished artists. It will be lound the most ' vivid, attractive, and rerherchi exhibition seen in this city for many years. Several of the paintings ' are of great value, and have attracted great atteu ! tion from artists and amateurs. We shall give a minute account of the exhibition hereafter. Tub American Institute Fair for the present year opens at Niblo's to-morrow It will be one of the greatest atlairs of the kind we have yet seen. They are to have ploughing matches at Fordhsm, n grand exhibition of fruit and flowers, and every i thing under the sun at Niblo's?speeches, consulta ; lions, music, orations, and what not. A great deal of money will be taken at the doors, and thus peo ple will begin to put the annual query, what be ! comes of all this money! Who getsitl What do they do with it 1 For the last sixteen years peo pie have been trying to get this short catechism an l swered, but somehow they can't manage it at all, and the matter is as great a mystery as ever. Ole Bull.?The great maestro on the violin has arrived in town, and gives a concert at Niblo's on Tuesday next. Little Delaware is Btill strongly claimed by both parties. They mustba very hungry to fight to much for so small a mouthful. Personal Movements. Daniel Web*ter wai at the Randall House,Philadelphia, on Friday. It l.< rumored In Washington, that Mr.Tyion, the pres ent Awiitant Po*tma*ter General, is about to resign mi i office. 1 Mr. J amen O Blrney arrived at Buffalo on Wednesday from Detroit. Mr. Edward Everett, Envoy Extraordinary andI Minu ter Plenipotentiary of the United Staiea ?f America, it at present on a tour to 8cotWnd. The it- v. Mr. Sterling, of Reading, ha* been iavlted to the pastoral chuige ol the frh Presbyterian Church ol PitUhurgb, Pa. I Capt. Oeorge M'Lean, late Governor of Cape Coast CH*tir, Aiiica, known us the hncband of "L. E. L. arri red at Boston on Fri iuy from Africa. Cricketing at Philadelphia.?The Philadel phia Union Club beat ttie Brooklymtes in one in nings, with 34 runt to spare. Union Uub, 1st innings, 1 * Brooklyn tiisr Club, 1st and 3d innings, U*> 84 In the conteat between th" Union Club and the Bt Oeorge'*, which was commenced on Thursday immedi ately after the conclusion of the above match, the former w.-re put to the bat, and h..d made on Thursday evening lfi7 in their *r?t innings, with three wkkets to go down. Mr. Turner kept hia hat five houra ami scored 78. Business at the Boston Post Office.?The Caledonia's mails were received at the Boston Post Office yesterday, at twenty minute* peat eleven o clock. un<t at two, P M the Boston letters, a verv large DBDibrr. wtteas orted, eharged and ready for delivery , in addi tion to th? other business of the office, the making up ot mail* for other offices kc. All letter* for southern and western citie* went off by the flr?t mail*.? Jetton Cout , Oct 4. Ford's Case ?On yesterday the Criminal Ceurt called up the case ol Ford for the murder of Low The pinnel wis exhausted and only four jurors obtained. The Marshall was ordered to summon an additional num b' r To day six more were obtained and *wom making in all ten i the pannel was again exhausted, and the c?"" adjourned until three o'clock this evening, to give the officers tin e to summon a pinnel of twenty mno. T b? person* summoned had generally formed and e*pre**en th"lr opinion* on the *ut>j-ct, either from rumor or from the statement* published in 'he newspaper*. It has bttii very difficult to procure a jury who had not fotmed an apimon. Si Low* Eta, $<pil4. Gov Fomn.?Yesterday, the steamer Lebanon ,nived from the Illinois river, and repoits that wl i n ehe left B"arilstown the <lay befoie. the milltar) orle<ed out by Gov. Kord were still there wiii'ing his ar rival ami the reinforcement* under hi* command, Iron the vicinity of Jack?onvil!e ?St /.<mu RtvtilU, 8tjit.M. Loss of Cotton by the Overflow ?The Con . oidia Intelligencer, after diligent inquiry lor cor mi t lata estimate*the IomoI cotton by the lats Bood* in Lxiiaiana, Mississippi and Arkamaa, to be 1M, 10# bale*. UUrtUrt, Ac. T?* Girr, ro* 1844-Cary uud Hurt, Philadel phia ?Thic moM beautiful Ghriaunaa, New Year aud birth-day present has just come out. It is one ot the most splendid productions the press of this country has ever brought forth. The plates which aiiorn the work, eight in number, are truly gems of art, worth the whole cost of the book. Nor is ilie literary portion of the work behind in value. Amoug the contributors will be found the names of Mrs. Kirkland, Anne C. Lynch, Mrs. L. H. Sigour ney, H. W. Longfellow, Joseph C Neal, C. F. Hoffman, and others equally well known in the literary world, and whose names are at once a guarantee tor the value of the articles in which this work abounds. The Drama or Ex ilk, and other Poems, bv E. B. Barrett. H G. Langley, New York.?Two neatly got up volumes of poetry, by a lady, who, although a resident of London, is somewhat favor ubly known in this country as a writer. There are ! Home pretty pieces in the two volumes worthy of I perusal. | Incidents ok Social Life amid the Eitropkan Alps?Appleton and Co., New Yoik.?This is a translation from the German ot J. Heinrich D. Zschokke, by Lewis Strack ?The prefatory no tice states that the scenery is the landscape in the actual reality, and the characters are veritable por traits, while all the rest is "Life as it is," and as ! constantly exemplified, around "the European Alps." These sketches are certainly not "trifles I light as air," but ought to be classed among the weightier specimens of real and decorative biogra phy, which is, as the work states, " history teach ing by example " The Bible Question fairly Tested ?Casserly und Sons, New York.?This small work contains Fenelon's celebrated Letter on the use of the Bi ble, with Fletcher's Illustrations; the celebrated pastoral charge ot the archbishop of Tours, on the I authority of the Church to interpret the Scriptures; also an article from the Dublin Review on Protes tant Evidences of Catholicity, by Dr J. V. Ho miighaus. This work may be useful to those who take an interest in the Bib!e Question. The Engineers' Text Hook, and General Mechanics' Guide, by Mrssrs. Chilton und Thompson, Practical Mechanics?S. N. Dickin

son, Boston ?A most useful and neatly got up lit tle work, which ought to be in the possession of every member of this class of artizans. Hkwjtt'm Illustrated Shakueare, Nos. 26 and 27; Hewett, New York. As beautiful as ever. Harper's Illuminated Bible, No. 10; Harper Brothers, New York ?This work, as it proceeds, maintains its character for excellence and beauty of execution. The Works of the Rkv. Sydney Smith, vol. 2; Carey Je Hart, Philadelphia.?Somewhat better got up than the previous volume. The whole of the works, (three volumes,) of this popular writer, may now be had for something less than 60 cents cheap enough in ail conscience. The Pkophicies of Daniel?Nebuchadnezzar's bream of the Great Image, No 2; Harper bro thers, New York.?Prof Bush thus continues to add to the valuable biblical knowledge of the country. McCulloch's Gazetteer, part 18; Harper Bro. thers, New York.?A most useful, cheap, and well got up work. The Wandering Jew, No. 3; Harper Brothers, New York ?A good six cent work. The Warning of Thomas Jefferson ; Cunning ham, Pniladelphia.?This pamphlet is one of those with which the press of Philadelphia abounds, and which it is to be feared has helped considerably to produce those scenes with which that city has re cently been disgraced. This work may be consi dered us an attempt at a brief exposition of the dangers to be apprehended to our civil and reli gious liberties from Presbyterianism. But we do not think that Mr. Justus E. Moore makes that clearer than from many other i?m$ not so much so as from Native-i*m. Hague's United States Horoscope, for Octo ber; Hague, Philadelphia.?A trifle for the wonder eeeking and curious. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, for Sep tember; Scott &c Co., New York. As rich and racy as ever. The Democratic Review, for October; Langley, New Yoik ?A capital number. The article, "One last word before the election," should be read by every well wisher of the country previous to that occurrence. The Knickerbocker Magazine, for October; Allen, New York.?This number contains some very capital articles. Ladik8' Companion, for October ?A pretty good number, containing a piece ot music forthe guitar. Littcll's Living Age, Nos 20 and 21.?Bur gess & Stringer, New York.?These numbers con tain some of the most choice articles from the standard European publications. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine, for October.? Hunt, New York. As useful and as intelligent as ever. The Westminister Review, for September ? This organ of the radical party in England, has just been issued by the well known publishers of ihe British Reprints, L. Scott & Co. The present number appears to be more than usually interesting, and in several of its articles exhibits in a strong light, the peculiar doctrines of the Review. We notice particularly the article on "Tithes and Rent Charges/' and the "Review of the Public Life of the Bishop of London." Theoe> two sub jects are handled without mercy, as also the abomi nable system of opening private letters at the Eng lish Post Office Department, which constitutes ano ther very able article, 'ihe leading paper on "Railway Administration and Improvement," will be fouud highly useful and interesting to railroad companies and lailroad travellers, being illustrated by several engravings. The remaining articles are a review of D'lsraeli's novel?" Coningsby," "The Prize Comedy and the Prize Committee," "Colli sion of Ships, and Rules of the Sea, " Beau marchiasand Sophie Aurnold," "Critical and Mis cellaneous Notices," &c. The present number ol the Westminster Review, and the last number of Blackwood's Magazine, published hy f^cott ic Co., a short time since, we regard as the two best that have been issued trom their press in a longtime Hlackwood, it will be remembered, contained the .-p!eudid article on the Burns' Festival, and the eloqueut speech of Professor Wilson on that great occasiou, which of itselt is worth more than the rriceof a year's subscription lor the magazine. Circuit Court Before Judge Kent. Oct .b.? McColltr, it. al v*. Watrthmut and Gtiffin ? In thio case, already reported, the jury rendered u vei dictof $00 in favor of plaintiff. No jury case* being ready, tha Court adjourned. Superior Court?In Chamber*. Before Judge Oakley Oct. A.- Habran Corput.? Margaret Anderson, a young girl, recently committed to prison on a complaint lodged ??gainst her, by her mother, lor bad conduct, was brought up before the Judge in chambers on a writ of Aairas mrmu and was discharged on the ground that no record ot conviction had been died. Common Plea*. Bilore a lull Bunch Oct 6 ? Decisions.? William H. Sharp, an infant by Ai's QuarHian, adi. Taijiir F Cuptry.?Thio^was a motion to set aside a repoit ol referees in favor of the plaintiff It whs an action brought by ? stejirather against his miuoi stepson for board. Two of the reiereea only signed the r?|iort, and the above motion whs made. Ordered, thai the report of referees be confirmed with costs. Calvin J Hull tl al. ad* Morlimrr Jt. F Harrimn ? This was a motion on a rase made to tet aside a verdict in i jvor of plaintiffs. It was an action of assumpiit to rt co vor the value ot certain medicines Ordered.jil plaintiffs u nit $-24'), the verdict is confirmed with roots; otherwise :i new trial is ordered with coots to abide the event. Marine Court. Before Judge Handall Oct. 8.- If'ilham Swan vi John S IVrifkl?Thio or lion was instituted at the plaintiff's instonce to recover l imngis on account of an assault and battery alleged to nave MM committed on his person by the defendant It appeared that the plaintiff, who was a common s? nnwn on bo >rd the steamer New York, was steering oaiil vessel on li T voyage from New Orleans to New York on the night nt 33d Julv last, wh n the defendant, who is Captain ol <aul vessel, having had it intimated to him by one of the paiaengers that plaintiff was not steering correctly, went into the wheel-house for the purpose of removing him, when the affray is said to have taken place by the Captain linking pimntift on the eve. Seviral witneai.es on the lifendtnt's part swear that from the position ol the plaintiff's witness it wao utterly impossible to have seen any thing that took place in the wheel-house, the more especially as there was no light there. Judgment de ferred. Court Calendar?Monday. Circuit Court?80, 8, 43,91,93, 93, 9\ 98,90, 100, 103, 16, 13, 73, 00. ? ommon Pleas?Monday?08, 84, 84, J, 4. 8, 9, 17, 8*. 90, li. *8, 81, 48 68, 79. 38. 73 8. 13 3.V 36, S6, 70 ?Supreme Court-Nos. 8,4, *, 6, 7, 146, 8, 9, 10, II. Cot'RT rr>R THR Corri ction of Errors ? Wrd iii sdwy, October 2 ? Present, Senator Bockep, pre .Ming, and 31 other Senators. Nj. 13?H. P. Alexandei i : l :il v. li Green ond al Mr. J. H Kpencer continued or | . untitf in error, Thursday, October 3?Present. *i nator Footer, pi raiding, and 33 other Senatoi* i\o 13 -II P Alexander and at. vs. H Or en and al Mr J A Spencer concluded for plaintiff in error. Friday, October I I'resi nt, Senutor Foster, presiding, and 33 other Sena urs. No 13 -H P Alexrindur and al vs II Ureen ami it >lr N. Hill, jr , concluded for defendant in error. Mr S Stevens woo heard on same side. * ? ?? IIiwai.th op thk City ?8ince odr account on ?I m .ulijert last Sunday, we notice no variation in the a .tith ol our city. It win then good, and it still remains in We hear, comparatively, nothing said aliout yellow ivvar.?AT. O. Pit, Sept. 39 City Intelligence. Police Record, Saturday ? Rjaacu o? the i-i?it t'Qijith -A lemale ol anything but prepossessing appaar K'WM* and brougut iHrf-re U? ??!{*??& r ii; xi.'s<..?. h? ??"?- jjjg snarjW^S&ar^ 'i he worn u? is lully committed to take her trial. a ? Tmikf A man named Peter Dcwire 1 u u'muuJibiw 'be Mifuttitt* iLi. mon-tug. c''?r8 hVAKSX j, ??%?>? ?*.ih??b. hat, and a silk handkerchief, worth about $26. tvwence ol guilty was co.iciu.ive Oridley lived at 17b Cherry street, and Dewire wai committed ior trial. AnOTHta Cask or Romwt ar rsi'v vva? noon while Mr. Philander Pearse, ol New >. standing in frout ol ihe American Museum, hei*?? costed bv a yoang nan, one ol the numerousi clI ? W1|tch sona called stutters, who induced him t? '??JV j1* . , which he guaranteed wai of pure gold, and , mediate want ol woe (audi, offered to sell 'he ?am $:i6. A bargain wai .truck, and Mr. Pear*e gave the e - low hia own watch, a silver watch worth 20 d tare, and 16 dollar* In money, in payment- ??en ?1*, Ihe bargain waa consummated Mr. Pearse lelt, ana neany as soon discovered that the watch waa composed ol era**, and not of the nrecioua metal (gold). Quickly Mr. Peam ? rpaired to the Police, and ma lu known his grievances, but as the person who had traded and had delrauded him could not b ; found, he was compelled to put up with his loss, and to ponder over his want el' discretion in dealing with strangers, casually, whom ha met in the public streets. Pic(ito a Pockkt IN THE AMr.aicAi* Mosru* ?While Mr A. W. Dennia,a?trang?r in our city, waa engaged last evening in viewing the curiosities at the Mueum, hi* pocket wai picked of $140. Mr Dennia, lUe Mrs. Pearse, wiiose name Is mentioned above, immedufcU" went to t'ue Police and stated hia grievances. He offered one third of the amount itolon for the rM0T"7,M lorty, and prom sed that no questions should be asked. I< will be a matter of sur prise li Mr. Dennia l* ever ca'leil upon even to ask any questions, much more to pay the re ward. Wholksalc Th??t.?Officer Cochran thia forenoon ar ranted acoleredman. named Isaac Thompson, his possession I* rolls ol glazed muslin, or what l? ?e? tally termed Silvia lining, which he had ato en^ A* h? property la valuable, and the theft amounts to o.cny, the persons delrauded are request d to call at tn Lower Police, as Thompson is committed, and the proper ly is detained. CmaoitD with lUetivwu 8T0LEN PK0rKaTV^_0mcers Stokeley an l Oatchall have arrested a peraon named Hugh Annstrorg, who keepa a atore at the , Chappel and Leonard streets, charged with the above of if nee, knowing it to be stolen. It appear, that on the liith of laat month, while Mr William B, down Orleans county, waa taking his passage to thl* city down tlie North River,in the steamboat Swallow, ^e wm rol^ bed of a check on the llechester City Bank, and dated the 16th of July, the AmeriMn Ewhange Bank, in Wail street, and also a certificate of deposit lor J.I084 on the Mechanics'and Farmers Dank The lollowing day alter the robbery the check was takein, bv a clerk of Annitrong'a after bank houis, to the Ani can Exchange Bank, and notice having been given that it had been stolen, it was stopped, and the strong the result Aimstrong say* that he received th^ draft from an unknown person in pajment lor iq i.ut up, neither which or a balwnce due him has he . vsr 'returned lor after leaving the store A very my.ter.ous ruse. Armstrong is fully committed to answer. He can Ei?e no description of hi* customer. Upper Police.?Stkaliru a Watch raoM a Pi'" Boat. ?Amun named Joimth an Tichenor, ia arrested ami lully committed to take his trial for a grand laioeny.hav in* stolen on the 11th ot September a goldwatchworth <,70, the property of Teier to. Rod. and which he took i.om the pilot boat "William J Romer. lichenorhad pawned the watch at Simpjon's pledge establishment, foi {.12 40. From thk Pacific ?The U. S. ship Snili*B, Captain Stribling, from Callno, July lb, and Itio.'anciro, August il4, arrived yesterday. She left at CallaoU S. ship Savannah, and the atore ship Relief Tlw .?t would sail in a few weeks tor the Sandwich Islands, California and West Coast of Mexico. The Shark was .laily expected from Panama. The sloops of war Levant unrt Warren were absent on a cruise to the Sjndwicn Islands and the North West Coast The United States miled from Rio Janeiro in company with the frigates itaritan and Congres*. and brig Bainbndge, on a short ex perimental cruise. The United States store brig Pioneer ?ailed frem Rio Janeiro, August 17, for Norfolk. On the 6th of July, martial law was proclaimed at Cal lno, and in the whole province of Lima, by Don Domingo Klias, who was at the head of affairs. On the otn, all bu siness was suspended in the city, and troops and volun teers were put under arms. Gen- Castllla, w'!h an army of 3.000 men, had approached within a law leagues of Lima. Negotiations were pending between Elias and Camilla, and hopes were entertained that an armistico vould be agreed upon, and arrangements made for a tree ? lection of President by the people, so as to put a stop to the frequent revolutions. Oen. Vivanco, whose popu larity was on the wane, was at Arequipa. About the 20th of June, an embargo was laid on all the vessels at Callao. It was raised about July I, and the Uritisli packet steamer Peru wa* permitted to sail fjr Val paraiso. As affairs continued unsettle I, business of all kinds was dull. The Brazilian Minister, Senor Lima, und family, took passage in the U States, and were landed it Bio Janeiro ?Boston Couritr, Oct 4. Latf.ii from South Ambrioa.?We have the iluenos Ay res British Packet to August 3:? Some improvement has taken place in the condition ol :he Rivensta party. Senor Paz, Ihe late commander in chief in the city of Monte Video, had arrived at Rio Janeiro in the 10th of July The Brazilian Government had thought proper, on bis arrival, te publish a declaration of its neutral policy ana determination 5 and had ordered some additional vessels of war to the 1 arbor of Monte Video, to protect the lives and property of Brazilians. The town of Salto had been tHk?n possession ol by a de tachment of Rivera's army. Rivera was to mike an at tempt for the relief of the city some time in September. His position seems to have been somewhere on or near ?he frontier of Rio Grande Nothing is said of Oribe's, or ul the movements of the besiegiug army. The Oacttu MenatUil was publishing a scries of long articles, denying and attsmpttag to disprove the alleged anguinaiy atrocities committed, some time ago, by order of Rosas, or at least under his authority ; and insisting, llso, that equal or greater atrocities we; e committed by "the ruthless, detestable Unitarians." The Packet of August 3, notices the death of Mrs. Mary Clark," so long known in Buenos Ayrea under the name ?if Donna Clara, la Inglesa." She had resided in Buenos Ayres forty-seven years, and attained a very "g" The British Packet of the 3d of August says, we under stand that ordeis have lieen received at the custom house to clear out coasting vessels laden with merchandise for I'araguay ?. and to allow tbfi re-shipment of all Hour and wheat now in bond, in ceasting vessels hound to Santa Ke, Entre-rios, Paraguay, aud ports in the Oriental State not occupied by the enemy. From Jamaica?We are indebted to an attentive correspondent, for a file of Jamaica papers to the 13th. Tho Kingston Journal ol the 12th says " We have never witnessed more delightful Masons than tlm pri sent The whole of this and the neighboring parishes ire almost glutted with moisture. Never did cune fields look so green, so guy, so promising, of excellent crops, ind still the genial showers are hastening on What with that and some dawning hope that the present mini* ,ry will see the necessity ol giving greater protection to he colonists and cheaper sugar to the people of Gieat Briiain, by dispensing not with 4i ol duty on sugar, but with the duty altogether, and not allowing an ounce of slave-grown sugar to be sold within the bounds of Great Britain, our prospects have certainly undergone a material Mange." From Gdaoai-oijpr ? Capt. Coffin, of brig Seba <0, at Portland from Guadaloupc, states that he was in >: ight of Baasaterre, on the 26th of August, from 11 o'clock, A M. to 10 P. M (being the day en whieh, by an anival .it Baltimore from Antigua a few days since, a fire is re ported to have occurred at the lormer place,) and that at that time, no appearance or indication of such fire there was visible.?Jlotlon Cou irr. Thk Sijoar Crot ? Whatever lh? proepecta may be in other sections ol the State of an abun .iant yield of .ugar, they are not by any meana flattering in thu cane growing region. In this parish, the crop on ihe Tec lie, which is most important, is unusually poor, owing to the rains which prevailed throughout the months of June and July aud interrupted cultivation The crop in Bayou Sale, Berwick'* Bay,and Bayon Ba-nl, we understand is good, and so it the crop in Lafouicbe As we have always said, the danger of Irost and other vi 1 issitudes, renders it altogether impossible to judge, at illia season, as to Ihe probable product. Ono fact we would notice; the culture ot cane is now rapidly extend ing. A inuch larger numberof pernons than usual have commenced the culture ol cane this year in Attakapaa. nnoer the favorable a'Wpices nftorded by tho protictivi )Htlicy, and many of them ore pur*ons ot kmall means, set tied on our lakes and bayous.?Franklin (A lakapn) Phmt i r?' Jiannrr Wfstkkn WiikatCrom ?TheDetroit Free Press <ays: " The wh<-at crop at the west, thia year, will not lverage half the annual crop." Thr Eq'tinoctiai.?After wailing until a little oat of season wo have been visited by the old fathioaed <eptetnb?r equinox. The weather for several day* past 'lis been very cool, and somewhat blustering, and on s iturday night it poured some. Kaith appears cUan tad '?right as a new pin in the mild sunshinu todayCltrt land Utrald, Srjit 30^ Tiie Storm.?The equinoctial stcrm, though its ?luration was briel, was very severe in many p*rt* of the sastern section of the State. We never saw mow tall faster than it did for two or three hours in Oneida I'oauty, last Sunday. In the afternoon the snow lay a 'oot deep on the hill* in the south part of the county, and many forest, fruit and ornamental trees were broken lown by its weight The next morning the sun rose ?right and warm, and the woods and fields in a few hours ooked as fresh and green as th?y should in a cheery Sep. ember day. The contrast was wonderful.?Bu/f<W<i Mr O I. 2 Thb Wkathf.r.?The Pendleton (S. C ) Me? enger says . '? The weather ron Inuesdry, and although here have been partial fhovers in some part* ol the dis rict, they have had but little elJVct in railing 'he waters jvhlch are unusually low. The drought seems to have Mended to a great distance both north nnd south ot us.' Frost.?The cool weather of ihe pn?t few dnyf esnlted in ? somewhat fevere frast yester.Jiiy morning? icavler, indeed, than ha betn expeiienred here in many ears at thla senion, and much earlier than is within the collection of our liniment residents Its tffVc's we.r? piite visible upon tender vi gelation. ~J}u^uHa Chron 4 <? ntinrl, Oct. 1. Foot Rack?\ Tonawanda Indian at Colrl Ipritig, near West Point, has accomplished the cxtraordi ? iry teat ol running ten miles a few seconds within one 1 ,Mr ! Ho is twen'y-four years of age This i quals Stan 1 ud's first performance on the Union Course. Long Is lul l. The red-skin would prove a dangerou* competitor in the great race 61 the 14th inst. Cincinnati. [?Jji rcij?jujjn:e ol the ileiMl J j Cincinnati, Sept. 26, 11*44. fudtctnciei of Politict?SmtUt of Politict?Fol'y *' Politui? Humbug of Politic? Politic*! are waxing fierce in thL city of pork. The town wad in a blaze last night. Both parties arrayed their lorces. and such a display of lighted pine-knots?suffocating smoke?party banners with t-en&eless inscriptions? frothy oratory?vapid songs idiotic shouts?fume, fuss, lury, and fighting, never perhaps disgraced a city in America before. In the afternoon, two or three thousand mad men were raising a Polk pole, which fell and kill ed on the spot a poor German. A highly excited whig drove the shafts of his curt against the breast of a lady?who did not exoire this morning Irom the injury. His eyes were blinded by the Happing of the " hurrah for Clay" banners, with which his cart was adorned. A locofoco orator named Melville, from New York, addressed?pooh! that's not the word? 'shouted, hallooed, screamed, like an infuriated I 11acliaiite, to a heaving, flaming, MiioKiig ocean of torches, held in the hands of reeking ani ? innls that one would hesitate to call men. He raved till past midnight. 1 heard him utter but i one s-mem e?he said the whigs did not look | like democrats, walk nor talk like democrais, i and they did not smell like democrats. As the ' smells around mo were exceedingly unsavory, I telt encouraged by this assurance of the orator, and hastened to the whig meeting, but I found the bellowing gentleman had lied, for the smells were the same there; the mingled ubomuia tions arising Irom active aad extinguished cigars, pea-nuts, rum, and the garlick contents ol bto macha belching lorlh their loathsome chyme in shouts of " Hurr ah for the Tariff"?" Clay and Frelinghuysen " Ai un m-iancc of the lumen table excess to which uieii carry their madness. 1 must record a ( sight which brought the blood tinglin e to my cheekn , with sliain? for my countrymen. In the afternoon I | saw a banner on which was inscribed " We go for I Annexation?but not for Texas" " Who carries 1 thatl" asked I, of a bystander. "The women," I said he. " Of the town 1" I enquired. " Of the town!?no?young ladieB of the purest chara cter. They ride in an open vehicle, surrounded by torches, and bear that banner in their midst." "(.rood God," I exclaimed?"Can virtuous, mo dest girls announce to a gnping, vulgar multitude that they want to be annexed to somebody1." During the evening I saw hundreds of well dressed, | delicate looking females, hanging on the anna ol human asses,who were shouting "nurrah for Clay," | or " hurrah lor Polk!" | Rome fell beiore she reached an equal degree of 1 public indecency as this devoted republic has I got to. I Last Sunday morning the editor of the Gazttte, i the most influential paper here, and the editor of ' the Enquirer, the chiel democratic paper, ! knocked each oilu r down at the door of the tlenrie ; House, a piincipal hotel. He of the GtizeUt ran , towards a pile of bricks to "try what virtue there was in stones." Shame * i On Monday l ist the editor of the "Daily Com mercial" a repojter for the "A'tiytttrer " aJubiice : of the Peace, arid au ex-tnauager of a tixpenny , theatre, named Shires, had a running light in the l street The manager Ftabbed the tquire in the ! shoulder, uud the editor and reporter ran away, i Sensible fellows. Cause of quarrel?the manager, instead ot paying one ol his actresses, a Mrs. Kent, ; slandered her. j The theatre is doing good business under the control of Ludlow and Smith, or rather under Logan, for I believe he is manager at present. Sol | Smith is down on his back with a fever. Those ? who visit liini shake their heads aud say, "Poor ; Sol! Sol is setting." 1 hope, however, lie is only lying. Petkr Dumps. Dkstructive Fikk in Pbnsacoi-a ?We learn that a very destructive fire broke out in Pensacola on Wednesday morning 1ml, in the (tore occupied at the limeliy Melius Sierra k La Una at the oorner of Pala lax and Government streets, and which has laid in asheB the whole range of buildings on one street, and more than ball of thoie on another. Tlio fire, ioou after it broko out, reached the adjoining store occupied by Mr. Camp hell, (whose goods were saved,) and spread with incredi ble rapidity along the whole range of hoiues fronting Palatax street. The buildings were severally accnpitd by Sierra 8c La Rua, grocers : Mr. Cumpbell, dry goods , ind groceries : Smith k Catlin, druggists ; Mr. Avery, i boot and shoe store : the next building was occupied by a tailor, and small dealers iu clothing and dry goods ; the . coffee house and billi rd saloon occupied b J Penny , j shoo shop : und the residence of a ci role woman named Adeie. At tue house known as Mickilet's corner, the Are was stop|>ed With the exception of Mr. Campbell'* {oods, we learn thuie was no insurance whatever. 8 k > E lost every thing?wen to their books and papers ; Smith & Catlin saved a portion of their stock.? On Government street, the "1 liree Unions Cofl'te House," aud the building occupied as ojresidence by Mrs. Catlui? the same house formerly occupied by tlie Pensacola Bank ?were also burned to the ground. Capt. Forsyth, to whom most of the buildings belonged, is protuhly the se | vrrest sutf irer. The printing office of the Gazette, on Zarogosa street, narrowly osca.ed conflagration. Thu I materials, we learn, were thrown iu the street in great : confusion, and we fear Mr . M'Kiuloy will suffer aome loss, both in types and furniture. The fire win undoubtedly the work of an incendiary ; { and we learn Irom a gentl. man dirt ct I join the scene, that three cn were strongly susp cted of boiniy concerned, | as they were seen about the ncighbornood, acting >n a : auspicious manner, u hall hour beforu the alarm was ! /iv?u. On search being made for them, alter the fire was I extinguished, they could uot be found, and it was a>c?r taim-d tney had suldenly left the city. The aonstable, * Vlr. Touard, imnudiitoly summoned n pour, who armed 1 themselves and started in h t pursuit.? MvbUt HtiaU, | S,pt. 37. Two Mohk Firks at Prnsacoiji.?Our neighbor city seems to be doomed to destruction. By 'he arrival ol the Creole yesterday morning Irom Pcnsucola. | we learn that on Wednesday night a fire broke out in a ! warehouse of kay in the northwest portion of the city, : on a let owned by Col Kaston, and occupied by Mr. Stan ! nard, a merchant of the city. The loss sustained by Mr. j 9. is between $40o and $60#. On Thursday rf ernoon, the barque Pinney, arrived at the Navy Yard with lime, j liav. una naval stores. About sun set she waa discovered ! 'o tie on fire in the hold Immediate measures were taken | ta save as much as possible ot thcc'jrg<i aud the vessel was drawn as near to the shore as sh? could be got, and { was then scuttled. When the Creole pasted the Yard at i about hall past 9 o'clock at night, the sail and others ! were hard at work on the barque, but we could not learn j that any hopes were entertained ol savi g ?? i?her the ves i sei or her cargo. The latter was comprised almost en tirely ol government stores.?Mobilr HtiaU, Sipt.'J9. Destructive Configuration in Coi.timma.-* The following extract id a letter, lioiu Columbia, S C., dn'.ed JOth ult, giv :s an account of r most disas trous fire which took place in ihat t ?wn, causing the de struction of a considerable amount of propery "A fi e broke out this evening, at 7 o'clock, in a sm?k>< hon*e, in iear of the buildings known as Ewsit's, which consumed all the buildings of the square, except Dr. Wells' ofti'-e and dwelling, on the north east eorner. and the Court House, Law Hange, Capt. J. D. Tradeweil's dwelling, and .vir. Jjintyi Boatwright's on the south The Court House was on fire saveraf tmes, but by the txertions of the fire men and citizens, it was saved The tenements eonsnmed wera occupied as follows David Kwsrt, grecer; Mr J. Stork, shoe store; J. Co>per, Jeweller; John Kwart, gro wer; J. Catile, fruit store; J H. Heise, conlectionpi; A. Palmer and Co, tinners. Loss of buildings and goods supposed to be $40,000, on which there was an insurance of mim id to 30,000." Hbai.tk of niic I.vtkriok.? The Woodville, Li., Keptabucu, of the 21.-I tilt , Mutes that there had t>een a greater runthnr of death* in that villsge during the past week than In any previous w??k, but that the number ot new cas< s ot sickness hsd decrea.ed. Persons are still advised, however, to avoid Tisiting the town ? t ince theouthuak ol the levar, the nuniber of deaths of white prisons in the viilsae, is reckoned at lorty, and in the country from ten to filteen. The Krankliu, Attakapus, Banner, r.f the Slat, states iiat that village is, as usual, quite lieallhy, hough in dlf lerent parts ot the palish seme sickness pikvuiicd. Fatai. Accidkntb ?Ourc?>rre>pond( ntat Caatine ?.vrites 11 in t a young man named Brooks Gale was tccently instantly killed at BrooksvilL*, by being run over by an ox team. Yeatetday, as the merchandise train on the Boston am) .1 ine Railroad wns proceeding to I'ortltnd, when mar Andover, Mr. Daniel V. Hoit, conductor, fell from the ears, injuring him in a shocking manner, tie wis taken up uliv.-, but no hopes are epteitained of his reeovery.? His ikwlk will oe a severe sffl cticn to lua wile and five >oung children.?flusfon Comi-r. ^rdttction.?Parker Buell, of Mention, recover ed, at a recent Circuit Court, on Fridaj, a verdict of fiBOO, Against Talcott P Powers, for thu seduction oi his laughter. _________ Naval?The U. S atenmehip Union, Lieut, 'ommandiag Bell, sailed from Prnsai-ola on Haturda) for Ver.i Ciur., having on biard Gen. liufl'tJreen, hean-i of d speeches to Mexico Cap'. Young, ol the ship Lehigh, irrivad here yesterday morning, n ports that on Tue?dny tiioining he saw a Urge steamship (die Union no doubt) IT the 8. W. Pass, standing te tho weatward.?S. O Trw Ine, Srpl. 3#. Tiik Irom Ubvb.nur Cuttkr.?The following are ihe principal dimensions ot the iron steamer now 'Hiding at South Boston for thai). 8 revenue service. I.engih. from of er pait of stiun t ost ta the forward jmrt I stem M3 feet W inches, extreme breadth 33 feat 3 inches, lepth of hold II feet II inches, length of head 13 feet W ?nches, extreme length from th?> t:' ud to alter side of tsff. <<1 l.? faet 3 inches, length of keel for tonnage Its feet 10 Inchee, barlhen S74 3-fe tons. Hhe i? lunlt <>n Lieut, tlnnter's plan, and to bo propelled with his horix >ntsl .'ihmerged projiellrrs. Hl\e is to bo tinged us a three muted schooner with fore and toxin topsails, nnd a rair '. n giifT topsail. 8:ki Ii to tw called the Mil.sue, und is iow nearly ready for lam ching (XT- BUN THfcM oKK THK. TRACK -Tho vnlgsr camps and rsckless counterfeiters who have bestial ? mp'ing to palin off their poisonous Imitations of Goii .1 nil's Ttalinn Ship lor cnrlng pimplis, freckles, tan. mps. and All skin blemishes, have, as in the i . stance ef lie Potidre Hubtile far eradicating hair, reduce I the price o 3A cents a cake We warn the public i.g>iiust it, and usltively insure titem a c.irt Ir.ad is not worth six c. nts. t he genuine and original Osmund's Italian So ip li to l e ml only at (17 Walker street, first s oro ri>oM (notn.J Jiuadway?60 cents a aake.

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