Newspaper of The New York Herald, October 20, 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 20, 1844 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. Slew York, Sanitey, Ovtot??r SO, lltM. No Htenmer Yet. (JO- Tlie Long Island Railroad train came in last evening-but no steamer yet. It haa been very foggy down east, and the boat ia either de delayed by that fog, or ia ashore. Only twelve passengers came in the train last evening, proba bly on account of the atorm. We may have the news this morning, and if ?o an EXTRA HERALD will be issued at once. Political Movement* In the Clljr. ' The political movements in the city are now in teresting in the extreme. This interest pertains to all the part.es, and particularly to the three great parties, embracing the " natives," the whig., and the democrats. The other two small parties, the abolitionists and 44 retormers," are too minute at this election in this latitude to require much at tention. . To-morrow afternoon the " natives hold their first great mass meeting prior to the election, and a great deal of interest hinges upon it, in conse q trnce of their singular position, and the great lu ll lence thev may exercise on the Presidential elrc t on in this State. Ttiey have nominated Congress men. Senators and Members ef Assembly ; and in consequence ot the critical position of the otner tw<. parties, i? is probable that both will enter into the field for the purpose of bargaining with the " na ives," thereby g-ving that ticket an extraordi nary triumph To morrow, as we have sa d, this mt?s meeting takes place, and we may expect a g eat dea' of curious movement?strange speeches? ? ngul r developments?and all soru ot interesting incidents. A meeting of the 41 natives" was held in a private way at Military Hall on Friday even in*, at which one o? the speakers, from Phila delph a. made a very curious speech on the subject ot "nativeUm." The same and other j ipenkers will appear on the ? native" platform to morrow afternoon. Amongst the whigs several inteiesting move, men's are also on the carpet. We perceive that the young " Henry Clay associations," as they are called, of 44 Youn< A-nerics." of the whig side, intend to hold a great mass m-eting, to be followed by a grand procession on Wednesday, st which we understand Casssius N*. Clay, now in tVs city, will speak, together with Mr. Webster, Mr. Granger, and possibly some other important orators These associations *1 44 Young Americ t" are composed of nearly two thousand young men who have never voted before this year. They have been but recently organized, and their pro gress has been so rapid as to alarm the "old j hunkers" ft the whig*, composed ot those clubs under the Presidency of J*me9 N Reynolds We understand that Reynolds and his particular chqu* have been endeavoring for sometime past to pre vent anv mass meeting ot the young whigs, lor fear, if Mr Clay should be elected, that thev mi*ht find'esp-cial favor and dei-rive the old clique* ot their influence*. These young whig associations have a reading room nt Masonic Hall, \*here they have also commodious committee-rooms. They intend on Wednesday to get up a tremendous procession, comprising ten trade-, all at work a great cavalcade of hors-s-and an imposing number of friends from different parts of the country They expect from Albany one thou aind?from Boston one thousand?from Provi dence one thousand?and floods of people Irom j New Jersey, nnd all round about the coun try. It is to be a demonstration of the strength, enthusiasm and majesty ot 44 young Ame rica, "of the whig stamp, in opposition to ihe old whig clique here who have been mismanaging things during the last sumnWr, and almost ruined the cause of Henry Clay The papers in this city, BU<-h as the Tribune and h xprru won't notice this mighty movement, because they are entirely in the Interest of Reynolds, and the old, rotten and cor rupt whu clubs. We have no doubt the display on Wednesday will be tremendous This "young America" possesses tact, energy and talent, and means to carry out its purposes. Another movement is under advisement amongst the democrats. We understand that they intend to hold a great "native" democratic meeting, *^ry soon in the Park, composed of all those 44 na tives" formerly democrats, who supported the "na tive" ticket last Spring. This branch ol the44 na tive" party still intend to support their own presi dential candidate, Mr. Polk, and they intend to come out strong agninst the movement made by Miller, the *4 native " candidate tor Congress hi the Third Ward, and all those who support him This will be a very interesting movement in rela tion to the Presidency, and the election in this city, and perhaps some of the premonitory symptoms of this sentiment may be discovered at the "native" meeting to-morrow afternoon Senatorial Candidates ?The ^several candi date* for the Sennit* in this ciiy are these?first, Mr. Sanlord, by the democrats?Hiram Ketchum by the whifrs?and George Folaom by the "Natives." The merits of these men are altogether different. Mr. SdHford is a very amiable man, son of a late Chancellor, but has no remarkable brilliancy of talent, although he would make a good locofoco when properly trained. Hiratn Ketchum is well known as being one o( the most higotted, bitter, and narrow minded politicians that ever existed in this ci<y; and Heaven knows that is extending the ground < f comparison to a tolerable extent. He is altogether the most unfit candidate which the whigs could put up. George Folsom, nominated by the "Native*," is a very liberal minded person, a fine scholar, and an honest man?more so than any of the politicians of the day. He would be an honor to the Senate of the State; and we trust that the liberal portion of the whig* and of every other party, will take tins into consideration and abandon such a narrow minded, vinegar cruet sort oi a man u Hiram Ketchum. Fmvll Potato Movkmbnt* ?Thur'ow Weed is very bury, we understand, endeavoring to iffeit a union between the abolitionists and the wbige ui th* interior of the State, so as to strengthen the Clay elecoral ticket Thurlow can accomplish this in no other wsy than that which we have for merly pointed out to him, and Hist is by abandon ing m rv. iy ,ii>oliiii>n county the whig ticket, tron< lop to bottom, and adwprmg the abolition candi dates By this meat s Thurlow may get fitteen thousand votes for Mr Ciay. Another operation l* also on loot by Thurlow and Greeley?that is, to gain over the Irish repealers through the ugenc) ol Governor Seward It Mema they have em ployed an Irishman by the name ol Neagle to elee tioneer through the Siate for the purp< se of catch ing his countrymen. The best way to acconiplisl that would be to pertunde the ln*h that ihe whif electoral ticket means io give its votes for Dat.u O'Connell for the Presidency Theie then migh be some chance. As it i*? bah! fUroiM* Wanted ?We want a reform of th? gas monopoly?we want a reform ol the police?w> want a reform of the post office department, and a reduction of postage?we want a reform of the op pressive and ridiculous militia laws?and a vaiiet; of other reforms. If any party were to avow usel fnr those reform* it would triumph. If the " na live*" would come forth boldly and pledge them ?elve* to those reiorms, they would gaiu a vast at cession of strength. Storm ?Between twtiv'' and ot?e o'clock yester day morning, this >ity was visited with a preU\ heavy storm, accompanied by as heavy a showei of rain and as vivid lightning aj we ever remem ber to have noticed. The wind, which was easterly just previous, changed to the we*t There "'as another burst about five, but not quite so violent. Stw? from Kurop*. Owing to tli* non-appearance of the Acadia, de tained probably by fox, two or three of our packet* have arrived with a little later new* from Europe. We suppose that our parcels by the steamer will reach usat an early hour this morning. The packet ship* Baltimore, Funk, from Havre; H'-ndrick iiudHon, Moore, from London; Europe, Furber, from Liverpool; and Prince Albert, Sebor, Irom London, ariived yesterday with advices from Havre of the lSih, and Loudon of the 21st ult., two days later than previously received. No change in Cotton. Money market very easy. The Queen was still in Scotland. The French funds had imprcrved considerably,|by reason of the treaty of peace with Morocco. M. Camille Perier, a peer of France, died on th? 15th. The Ville de Lyons, hence, arrived at Havie 011 the 16;h. England. The Madrid journals of Sept. 10th, cay thut in some of the provinces, the Carlist party had recei ved large majorities in tlie elections. A Vienna letter says the government had given permission to a company to establish a cential rail road in Hungary. A great number of distinguished persons went on the 16 h ult. at Neuilly to offer the King their congratulations on ibe conclusion of the peace wi'h Morocco. A letter from Constant)* of the 4'h September, s*?s, the immigration ol "he tribes from ihe aojoin mg lerritotieb under the Rev ot Tunis, connnui d. They c<?uld now reckon 3000 tenia of the tribe of Vleyargina. Their emigration was caused by le vies upon them fur tlie Bey's regular troops The Luke D'A imitl- had taken every precaution to i>r> vent *n irruption in their relations with Tunis. T'vo h<i.dr?-d and filty Haracta hor emen had been surprised while making a rszzia upon the AchrtChs The tribe had been punished by a fine of 5000 tr. ^ The Visit or thf Kino or THK F*fi?ch to this Country ?The French steam vessel of wur Cai m*?, C pt Dieudonne, Btrived on Tuesday from Cherbourg, and came into harbor, with despatches, of which Baron de la Konciere Lenoury was the bearer, relative to the nenr approaching visit of the Kii'g ot the French to this country. One was Irom A Imiral de U Suisse, to Admiral Sir Charles Row ley, requesting Hccoinmodatton in this harbor for the steuui .-q'ni'rort which is to escort the king to this port. 'I tie baron proceeded to Loudon on hia xrriva', and came back on Wednesday, when the Ciintan relumed lo Cherbourg. The Caiman is a vessel of 1100 tons, with an engine of 2c0 horse power. Franee. Marshal Bigeaud had returned to Algiers, where he was r? reived with great enthusiain. Louis Philippe sent itie following letter lo him :? "Mv D>*k Maximal ?It it with lively and profound emotion "hut I congratulate jou on the brilliant exploit* which you have jmt added to all tho?e which liuve mads ntir fl?g illus'riuot. The noble r< solution you took to light the bittle i f Uly with uu army so diiproportioned in numhrr to that which jou attucked, has produced in the mind* ol our brave ?oldiuis the sensation which I ex perienced, on learning it ' I have felt that this appeal to Frensh soldiers must have rendered In m invincible, and they went so. Be my organ, my denr.dear Mamlm',u ith them Tell them it i* in th?* nam* < f F auoe, a* well m my own, that I a k yon to offer the bruve army, which >ou led rn gloiiotmly to vie. t?rJ , the exprt hhiuii ol na'i'Uial gratitude, and of the ad miration excited by its valor atid d?vot>-dnefi R.ceivc, my dear VUr?hal, the nsMiiai.ce <?( all the ?entiment which will ever be felt toward jou.bv your Affectionate | "LOUIS PHILIPPE." Captain Atifray, of the Spahis. had died of wounds received at the battle of Isly. The King, by an ordinance of the 18<h in6t., con ferred on Marshal Bugeaud, Governor-General of th?* French i>o*seutuns in Algeria, the title of " Duke of Lly." Fkanck a^i> Sardinia.?A letter from Turin, in the Augsburgh Gazelle, says: ?"The treaty of commerce concluded between Fiance and our government, although ratified, may not be execu ted Our court had at first comi lained that the duration ol the treaty had been diminished to two years; now it brings forward another erieyance Bv the terms of the treaty of August, 1842, Iruits imported from Sardiniu in'o France were lo obtain a diminution of customs duty of 25 per cent The principality of Monaco, which imports 200,000f worth of oranges ami lemons a year into France, his proposed to the cabinet of ihe Tulleries to ud mu into her ports French vessels free of all duties, provided she was allowed to enjoy the same ad vantages hx Sardinia- This proposition was agreed to by the French government. Our cabinet pre tends that this arrangement is prejudicial to the commercial interests of Piedmont Notes^have been rxchanged beiwten ihe two governments, and ours threatens to regard thu treaty asnull.il ihe treaty made with Monaco be not brokea off." Spain, Our account* from Madrid are of the 13th inst. Cabinet councils were frequently held, and it a| - i?ears that the Ministry had determined to present itself unmodified to the Cortes. The Gazette l publishes a Ministerial order suppressing the extra ordinary authority granted to the inspectors and Captains-General at the period of the national rising. The three per cents, were done at 27j at 60 days ; | the five t>?r cents at 20J <t 60 dnvs; the floating debt at 63 f>r cash, and 63$ ut 60 days; and the coupons, at 254 lor cash. Austria. Austrian Commkrck ?Vienna, Sept. 7.?The majority of the great proprietors of this capital proposed to present to IIis Msjeaty a memorial praying for ihe reduction of the import du>y on raw cotton. The duty is 1 florin -10 kreuizets per cent, and therefore out ol nil proportion ?o the price of cotton, since its f.ill of more than 50 per cent; and ts is frit the more oppressive, inasmuch as there h-is been an important reduction ol ihe duty on cotton yatn However, in compliance with the wish of tlie President ot the Court Ghum !??? r, the manufacturers have relinquished the in tention of presenting; and they have received the most positive assurance thut a reduction of the duty oh raw cotton has been proposed by the Court Chamber, Htid will, therefore, be carried intoeffect. ?Allgtmtint Prrut*inhe Zrilung. Markrli. L sdom Motit Mahkkt, *rpt 31, P.M?The English stock* have been steady to-day, with a Ian amount ol business The Government broker mill continues his purchnsts on babalf of the saving*' banks to tbo extent of about ?5,0<i0 daily. Consola, ai ilio'igh rmlier Hal in the eaily part of the morning, left oft firm a 90| to J for money and ttt 95?J to { lor the account; Bank Stock i? quoted at 'JOB ?o 30"; fcxrti. quer Bills 74^ to T8s prem ; India Stock, 284 to 2b&, and India Bonds, 93 to 04 pr. miuin l.ivt.HPooL Cuan Market, Srpt. 30 ?Wo. have hail a fair sa i' fir old wheat since Tuesday, At full prices. A cargo f Siettin, just arrived, has been told ?t 04 8<1, per70 lbs, lesa the present duty of 30s per qr Not much new Irish wheat has arrived. The tanners were off-ring their Lew ?ample at Warrington, on Wednesday, pretty freely, red at 6 61 to (I i. 01 and wnite at 7s per 701hi. The arrivals from ( anad.i this a?a*"n. Up to th|a date, co"< i>t of 18,082 quarter* of wheat, 6 99A quarters of pea e, l.ftM quarter* oi buley, VII loads of oatmeal, and l!m,32i bbls ol lluur Htatk or Tkadk, Ltmrioi.?The advices received ? li.ee our last publication (mm all pan* ?broad|witli which we hnv* connexion, have been important, and generally ol a character very aatialaotory. inuainuch a* from present ap| ?arai c ? we m ,y expect a continued good export d< - manrt lor manulai:iui>d gooda with a better chime* of re munerati"ii to th- shipper than for a considerable time pant In i he imp< rt ti ade wecan notice no improvmir aeneiallt, ond once more we hnva to report a very gloomy market f rcotton The arrounts from America, ,ii reference to the cmp are so universally in favor ol thi lanci St yield that I,??* ever heen produced, that specula i in ha? not bee i ibonght of and manufacturers, pressed by an eaget desire ?o realise on the part of hnldeis, hav, madeth-ir purchases <Ms week at prices 1^1 and oc. caasinna ly jdperlb below the rates current r, fortnight ago, wl list it may (till be quoted as a remarkable fact mat the spinners have taken leas trim thia matket for consumption tin' year thsn they did duiing the com i ponding period in 1013. Pam?, kept. |0 p M ?The three per cents closed on 'h? Pari-Boursi- on Thursday at Slf 8.Vs ; the five p?r len'aa- 11Q IPC ; Orleans Shares, 0><8f 7.1c; Konen, 0WA ; Here 7t?ftf , A irnon 76M'; Strasbnrg 360f ; Versatile* ( Ighths'M 38ftf, ditto (lelt bank), 2*>7' SOc; Hpant-l \r iv a, li( j riino three per cents, 34J; Passives, f| Vew Dslerred Stock 'Sf Italian Opkra.? We are informed that it is verj pi(ihnhle ihnt the Italia* O.iern will cemminn anrr time hi November at Nibl*'s Theatre,whicl 'iae been fitted up by Mr Corhyn, formerly the master spirit of the Olympic, in all the details of management, and who i* in all iespeclt qualified for that work. Diftnaow's Rimno School?We reler oar read er* to the advertisement in reference to Diubrow's riding school W- understand that he has ' welve or fifteen well-trained horses, an elegant es tablishment, and g>od attendance. Hik charge* <re for those who go out in the morning, #1 CO loi i lady, 81 for a gentleman?in the afternoon fifty (tenia extra. Tub Great Foot RackovrrthrBkacon fodmsR ?John Rot?, the Indian, was within a few yard* >f completing hii ?le*cnth mile, in about one hour nnd three mniutek, when he fell; cauaed by jome person follow ing him and treading on hia heel. There it no truth whatever in the report ol Oildarsleavc's ilinen*. IvrKREs-riso from Vai^araiso.?We huvs re ctivcd files of letters and papers from Valparaiso by the Robin Hood, at Botfoa. She sailed on the 29th of July. Lima was under martial law. Much enthusiasm existed in favor of Elias, and a decided opposition against Biranca. The city of Lima had been for tified, all the entrances to it guarded, and all the men were under arms, not excepting the Judges oi the Courts. Etchenique, one of Biranca's gene ral*, approached within a league ot the city, but finding such strong opposition, he retired. We annex a letter from a correspondent. If the report of the conduct oi the csptain of the Philip Hone be strictly true, he ought not to have com mand ot another vssael?not even a mud-srow. Valpabaiso, July 37, 1044. Dear Sib I take the liberty to write you, accompanying my let ter with a report of a dinner which came on here on the glorious 4th. I send herewith a newspaper containing lull particulars I would like to call yotir attention to the disgraceful conduct of the ma<i?r of an American veaael on tbis coast The brig Philip Hone, of your port, which left hero about a month ago, passed a vessel bottom up at sea, and in spit* of the solicitations of hii mat" and passen gers, the captain refused to bear down and aacertuin her name?conduct the morn culpable, that he waa aware that the Empress, an American vessel, waa long over dun. and that a great d?al of uneasiness waa telt here about her You can aa'iify yonrselt of the truth of thi< statement by applying to Mr. H r, who came home passenger in her * The Chilian government, with great prump'itude, aa ionn an they heard of it, aentout a man of war to try and pick up any oue on the wreck, but the must have Mink, tor although they craised xh'iut the place whar>< the cip'ain of the P. Hone reported her, no thiugn.ore could be aren of her. Business at Valparaiso was very dull?money scarce, the Government having most of that col lected for duties in their chests. New Jersey Election. 1841. 1840. Official. IJem. Mo. IFTiig. /)-?. Mo. KulTitlUni* 37,149 36,581 67 33,3V! 31,054 (TO 3f.,5?l 3 > ,051 Whig inij 1,368 2,317 1.JG8 Whig loss in four years 919 ToulVbtein 1814 75,138 " 1840 #4,385 Increase of votes in four years 10,753 Dakota or Clubs.?Are the wealthy, peaceably disposed, and respectable men of both parties in this city, aware of what they are doing in throw ing away their money in support of those fighting clubs about townl A more suicidal policy for the peace of society and the safety of this city could not be imagined, and never was adopted, by any set of party lenders, than the establishment of these clubs. As matters arc now proceeding, they will either by accident or design, set fire to the city, create mobs, and insurrection. Only look at the terrible state of the city during the past week! On one evening several serious rows and street fights took place, and one of the hotels was in imminent danger 'of totiil destruction by burning down to the ground. Such are the fruits of the conduct of our monied men throwing away their money in this foolish and disgraceful manner. Ol? Noah in thk Field ?Old Noah, of whom we have heard but little of late, has, it seems, start ed into the field again. He has " cut" politics, and now betakes himself to the old subject of the re storation of the "chosen people." He proposes to give a lecture on religion, eternity, the age of th' world, the end of all things, the interpietation ol the prophecis, the gathering in of the tribes, and their triumphant return to the Holy City. He en ters, in fact, into the field of controversy with the Millerites, the Mormonites, and Margaret Bishop. Margaret b? lieves that the "end" has indeed come ?that the " time" is past?and that some morning before sun-rise the bridegroom will be seen in the cloudx, when people least expect him. Noah's views on all these points will be rather curious He is now in his ptoper vocation, and we mutt give hirn a little attention. Pfdkstrian Matches.?Upon reference to the columns of our papere f?r the Inst few days past, there have been various rumors of other pedestrian matches about to come off, all arising out of the great match of Wednesday last. John Barlow, anxious to have another opportunity of testing his powers before he returned to England, is ued a challenge to any native American to contest with him a match for ten miles, with the hope of Gil dersleeve accepting the challenge, and last even ing was appointed for settling the matter at the Second Ward Hotel, Nassau street, according to notice. About nine o'clock the matter wae brought forward. Mr. E. Jones, the worthy host, said, that he was empowered to make the necessa ry deposit on behalf of John Barlow, to run ten miles over the Centreville Coutue, Long Island The reason this ground was selected was, that it being further from the city there was not that like lihood of audi a mob to break in upon the ar rangements oithe day, as there was on Wednesday at the Beacon Course, to the great dunger of every respectable person present; and, further, that there all parties would have an opportunity of ?teeing the sport at a much more reason able cost. Mr. Browning, on behalf o I John Oilderbleeve said, that he wan em powered to make a match of 11 to 15 miles for ?if 1,001) to $5,000 to come off over the Beacon Course; not hut that he thought a match would not be objected to over the Bume ground for ten mil?*. Mr. Jones said, he was not empowered to agree to the match coming oft ov#?r any other ground than the one he mentioned. Mr. Browning, tieusaid, the matter is at an end; tor Mr. Gilder dlrev? has directed me to say that he will not run over any other ground. The gentleman then with drew. Several parties present were loud in their commendations of the exertions of Gilderaleeve on the late occasion, and expressed their readiness to subscribe to a handsome testimonial to be pre sented to him in honor of his native land, to which he was an ornament, among the foremost of which was the worthy host himself. There is little doubi but that something handsome w ill be done for thit> enterprising, painstaking, and deserving youuc man. The Militia ?There will be a great turn out <>f the nuliiia to-morrow, comprising both the loaf ers and the regulars Let the public ser and judge fi?r themselves. There is nothing of which we s< much approve as the uniform militia of this city Tne volunteer unilorm companies are an honor to <he city, and to the highly respectable young mm who compose them. In appearance, discipline, and soldierly bearing, they would comratt not un favorably with some of the regular European regi uents. But nothing is so ridiculous or so much a burlesque, on everything like military organiza tion, at the "loafer militia." The whole thing ih absurd. Tie system is u?ed only by a few indi viduals to give them a little consequence, and b> the imposition of fines, to obtain the means of guz /ling at the expense of mechanics and professional it' n, who are worried into payment of these un mst demand*. Some tffort should, we trust, be made to abolish this oppressive humbug next n<>n'h. Bank Notes or orHKK Siaits ? Does the com mutiny know that there exiets on the statute-boo!" ot this Siate a law mfliciing a penalty of $50 on al those who circulate as money the small notas o' other States 1 We are informed by a legal gentle mm that this is the case?that this law is now :n operation? and that every person who becomes an igent for banks ia other States, and attempts to cir culate their paper here, or rede* ma it for the pur p ?se of circulation, is liable to a fine of $50 foi each oflence. Let it be tried and curried out. Tint Cbtokr Cask ?We give n part ?f an accu rate report of Mr Wood's argument in this cat>e b 'fore the Chancellor, on Tnursday last, in this day's Herald. Wkmtirn Watrss ?The navigation of the Mi* lO'iri hs? become indued very difficult Iroro thepit? nt low itsga of the water. Tha Admual, dawn to day from m. Joiephi, report* three tart scant on soma of the prin . I pal bars. The Admiral has bean tan day* in making the trip from St. Josephs to this oity. The running tipie in a good stage of water la from two to Uvea days. Great Ploughing and Spading Match at Ford Ham. After two postponements on account of the weather, the great ploughing match under the ?us pices of the American Institute, came off* yesterday at Fordham. Although several hundreds of spec tators were assembled to witness it, there probably would have been many more, had it not been tor the uncertain appearance ot the morning and pre* vious disappointments; the day, however, turned out beautiful, and all on the ground appeared to en joy the scene to the fullest extent. The plot chosen for this trial of skill between the sturdy sons of the soil, was a large field containing some eight or ten acres belonging to the Rev. Mr Powell, and lying a quarter of a mile from ihe rail road. Nothing could be better suited for the pur pose; the surface was even, the soil a rich deep loam in the lea state, and without any obstacles in the shape of inequalities, stones, or any of those remains which commonly abound in newly reclaim ed soil. A fine view was obtained, too, from a gentle eminence at one end of the park, from whence the eye could take in all the teams at a look, without a change of position. As is usual on such occasions, a good deal of time passed in preliminary regulations, and it was nearly one o'clock ere the competitors in the spading match tell into their places In this case there were six candidates for the prizes offered, which were as followt:?" For the best spading of ground twenty left loug and ten feet wide, silver eui>, value eight dollars; serond best, silver medal, third best, diplomaOn the word being given to start, each man delved his spade in the earth with the force of Hercules, and :t was evident that nothing that s rength could do would be left un done by any of the six Much animation whs ex cited in the lookers-on, who were with difficulty kept back from tramping ou the upturned sods In

geuious speculations, and crafty conjectures as to who should be the victor, abounded on all sides as the work went bravely on; whilst in some cases the personal friends and cronieB of the spademen were seen to sit, kneel, and go on all fours to take a more profound and searching view of the pro gress ol their favorite. It is sufficient here to add that the work was done well, and in a short' r time, in one or two cases, than was calculated. On the amount of the award of the Judges in the evening, we ascertained it 'o be as follows:? First premium to Jnaepb Lodge, time, 30 minutes. S-coiid do. to WillUro P Lodge, time, SO miuutei. Third do. to Mathew Roacli, time 34 minutes. Immediately after the conclusion of the spading, the teams entered for the ploughing match were ordered to fall in, which was promptly obevrd by no less than ten merry ploughmen, "who whistled o'er the lea," to break ground in anticipation ot ttiumph, each and all of them. Eleven competi tors hart entered their names, hut one withdrew, leaving the number at ten, six of whose teams ol cattle were oxen and four horses The conditions were? "For the best ploughing, performed in one hour on one eighth ot on sere of gueiiKward, a silver cup, value eight dollar*. Second best silver medal. Third best diploma ' The list of the names and the order in which the ground was allotted lo them stood thus:? No. 1. Matthew Ray, West Farm, Westchester county, , a'pair of horses. " 2. J'>hn Savage, same place, n pair of oxen. " 3. Jehn Ray, M^rrisisna WeitchfcUer county, do. " 4. Muien Rogers. Wei' Kauri, ,do do. " 6 Lewis G. M rrio, Fordham, do do. " 6. Oliver Cromwell, do do do " 7. (withdrawn.) " 9. Henry Moore, Ithaca, Tompkins county, horses " 9 Ch?? Rath^ate, jr., Mnriiiiana, W co. do. " 10. Jeremiah Tiers, Vounkers, do oxen. " 11 Cornelius Bergen, Br oklyn, Kings co, horses. During the contest, which was over in an incre dibly short space of time, a capital ojiportunity wh> presented of comparing the merits of hones with 'hose of oxen or plough cattle. The comparison, upon the whole was in favor of the latter, their superior steadiness and uniformity ot motion being quite apparent, that is in those cases in which they were well trained; but without this training they are decidedly too green to compete with the innate sagacity of the horse. As to speed, the complaint often made about the sluggishness ol oxen would, from ihe result of the present contest, appearto be unfounded, tor we find that the task was accomplished in the shortest time by oxen, and that the longest time by a good deal, was taken by horses. Owing to the quality of the soil, and the late rain, the ?cores lay wellupand compactly together, the ploughs were never throwngout, and the work appeared toso much the better advantage, indeed except in one or two cases, it was done creditably, and in four or five of a highly meritorious charac ter. As in the spading mateh, emulation was strong at work, ana lent its influence to the lookers on, who really appeared as much, if not more con cerned in the termination of the contest than the principals ; and there is room for conjecture that, had it not been for the active supervision of Mr. Kllison, of Connecticut, who was Marshal for the day?there would have been other animals besides quadrupeds buckled to the harness. Nothing requiring a particular notice occurred duriug the performance of the work, which whs performed in even less time than was expected, the candidates dropping out in the following order :? No. 4 first, 9 second, 11 third, 6 fourth, 2, 3 and 10 nearly together fifth; No. 8 sixth, No. 1 seventh, No 5 last. As soon as all had got done, the committee and judges took their places on a commodious plat form erected for the purpose in the Held, whithet the spectators repaired, and were addressed by Mr Meigs in his usual, clear and manly way, in the conclusion of whose address the announcement was made, that the. Judges would announce their decision at Berriao'a Hotel, which accordingly took place about 5 o'clock, as follows: First premium jot silver-cup to John May, Morrisiana. Westchester county. Second do. silver medal to Moses Rogers of West Farms, Westchester county. Third do. diploma to M-ithew Ray, West Farm, do. In a short time after the award wan pronounced, the tr.iin came up,and put a stop to numerous good but short speeches, pithy sayings, and good hu mored discussions which were going on, and which promised to yield almost xs much enjoy ment as the movements in the field, if that were possible. The premiums will be paid on Monday in the repository of the American Institute. Mii.lkrism?Madness?Miskry.?A singular and somewhat painful scene took place yesterday after noon at the chapel of the second advent people, at the corner of Christie and Delancey streets. It ap pears, that during the past week, there have been prayer meetings held in thiri place, at which fe males principally attended, headed by a few " brothers" of the society. Yesterday, when they were in one of their most fervent prayers, and amidst the most pious respons s, there entered a stout, good looking man, in his shirt sleeves, cap on head, and with a most gloomy cast of counte nance, in which pity aud anger were strongly blended, who cast hta eyes around, and walking U| to about the centre of the building, laid his hano upon the shoulder of a respectable looking female, ?vho was on her knees sighing most piieously She turned up her countenance to him, and in ii might he seen ihe remains ot a most beautiful orea nre, evidently much w?rn by thought and anxiety The male p.irty desired her to rise and g> home, when after a moment's thought, t-h> irose, and was about to remonstrate with het listurber, when he in no very gentle manner, will his toot, pro|>el ed her forward, exclaiming " I find I must tench foil in h diHerent way of your lolly in leaving your infant ehildren and home to toi low this hnmbnggery to which she merely lifted her ryes upwards, and went towards the door Id 'be meanwhile *ome six or eight great liibberlv lazy fellows, who were on their knees beneath th? ?iilptt, got up and ro.?e their lianiJs and eyes hea "enward, exclaiming- " O Lord, how thy servant is punished lor thy sake ?" 0 L?>rd, open ihou Dm eyes to his wrong doing, and make him know thy presence is fast approaching," at the saute time not one of'them stepped forward to preveai my farther violence in case it was attempted. Bu he individual appeared to have gniiK-d his object, aud followed the |ein-?le ; imuiedint* ly afterward 4ome of the others casne out. exclaiming to anuui ber of persons around the door, " That man hat inst been kicking Ins wife out ol the House of tb? Lord," evidently with the intent of exciting thos< ? utside against the man. The first party alluded to immediately turned round and said, *' Yes, tnd 1 will kick every one of you that d?res interfere, from one end of the street to th? ?ither? fou vile set of impostera and scoun drels, who get a parcel of females around you thai you may fatten on what they bring you, to the ne <leOt of their children and their homes ;" at the mme time raising a fiat that evidently deterred 'hem from all farther interference on their parts. The man and wife, which it appeared they were, >roceeded together expostulating wi'h each other; <he praying the Lord to open his eyes to the awfu ?filiation he was in and he commanding Iter t< attend her home and her children, sxying, " I hav? iried every fair means possible with you, 1 mu? now try other means." It appeared that this pom creature bad been away fiom home evtry day fot the past week, or teu days at one place ot th? other at prayer meetings, preparing for " the great day," which the followers of Miller say is now so close at hand. Thia is a specimen of what every day is occurrinf amidst the deluded followers ol this ohailatan OurMM. [Correspondence of the Herald ] Jffain ?'? Otneral, and in Hayti in Particular. Ciracoa, Get. 2, 1844. ( Since my last we have iwd a Dominican man-of war schooner here from the city of St. Domingo, which arrived on the 24ih ult. and sailed the 29th. She came down to convoy the Cleopatra schooner, alss one of their government vessels, but much in jured owing to service ; the former was built in Baltimore, and was known there as the Romp? the latier built here, and said to be one of the fast est luilers in ihe West Indies. On the day of her arrival she fired five guns, which were re'urned by them from the Dutch batteries. A Mr. Hendrick from London, had arrived, I learn, at St. Domin go. and offers to loan the government one and a half million sterling ; the conditions are unknown; when they transpire I shall let you know ; I pre sume, if accepted, a large portion ot it will be paid in munitions ot war. The Dominicans will gain their cause ; and when every thing is settled, we caunot fail to have from the United States an in craatted yearly trade. A large number of the re fugees fr?rn thence have returned, and seem to be quite confident of tranquillity, from the inability oi the Freuch (>ortsof St. Domingo to do any thing in suppressing them. Theatricals, <&c. Tmc Pass Thkatak.?Mr. May woodfmskea hi* appear ance to-morrow evening at the Park a* Sir Pertmax Mac sycophant. In hit range of character*, we believe he hai no equal at present on the atage. Mrs O. Barrett is drawing good house* at the Albany Museum. Mrs. Thorne had a bumper benefit at the National Theatre, Albany, on Friday evening. The National Theatre, Washington, ia advertised for sale on the Id of November next. The visit of the weil known lecturer. J. O dough to Maine, hai been productive of the moat favorable result), lo the temperance cause. The Hutchinson Family have arrivi d in Boston, and will give a concert at the Melodeon on Thuraday eve ning next. Mr Henry Phillips enterteined a respectable assembly at the Musical Fund Hall, Philadelphia, on Thuraday evening, with aoloa from the oratorioa of Handel. The lUdience up pea re J to be highly gratified. Silsbee and Burke are drawing well at the Arch street theatre, Philadelphia. The Virginia Serenaders continue doing a good buai nuss in the same city. Mra. Hunt is preparing to bring out Fortunio, a piece ?f exquisite beauty, and one in which she has played for twenty consecutive night* in this city, at the Albany Mu seum. The Swiss, alias Lancashire, Bell Ringers, will visit Providence next week. Rockwell and Htone's equestrian company are proving very attractive in Boiton. The Congo Melodiata gave their last concert in Portland on Thursday evening. Mr. Keevil commences a course of popular lectures in Lowell, on Monday evening next. Mr. Oliddon is about to deliver a course of lectures st Boston, on the result* of recent discoveries in Eg) pt. Two elephants in harness are nightly driven in a Zoo. logical exhibition at Nashville, Tenn. W. J Smith had a bumper benefit at the National Am phitheatre, New Orleans, on Friday sen'night. Personal Movement*. Cauius M. Clay ii now in thi* city, at the A?tot Home. George 8. Boutwell, Esq of Groton, has been nomi nated for Congress by the Lowell District. The democrat* of the Dutchess and Patnam Congress District, have nominated Win. W. Woodworth, of Hydt Park. The Uniontown, Pa, Democrat contains full returm from the Eighteenth Congressional District of that State The Hon. Andrew Stewart is re elected by a majority o' 142 votes. Hugh Maxwell, of Rockland county, ia the whig car didate for Senator in the Second District. William V R. McLean, of Clinton county, ia the Whig candidoto for S-nator in the Fourth Senate District. Hon. Robert C. Winthrop has accepted the nomination for re election to Congresa from Boston. Hon. Joseph Orinnell has been nominated for Congress from the tenth Congressional district of Massachusetts The locofocos of the same district have nominated Dr Edward W Greene. Myron Haniblin, of Penn Yan, is nominated as the can didate of the liberty party for Congress in the district, composed of Yates, Chemung and Tompkins. In the Charleston district, the Hon. Isaac E. Holmes it re-clected to Congress without opposition. At the Ontario democratic county convention, on the 19th instant, Oliver Phelps, of Canandsigua, Lucius War ner, of Seneca, aud Harry Smith, of Richmond, wen nominated for the Assembly. At the Orleans democratic county convention held at Albion on the 14th inst , Horatio Hewes, of Shelby, wa? nominated for the Assembiy, and Calvin Church o. Albion, Sheriff. At Orange county democratic convention ossembled a< the court house in O ishen, 14th instant, the following nominations were maJe : -Members of Assembly?Joh?, Brooks, Thornton M. Niven, Richard M. Tuthill, Jr Coroners?Stephen C. Parmenter, and James H. Taylor The Rev. Dr Ju. kin, the feunder of Lafayette College, haa accepted a call to preside over tha t institution again The Rev. Cbarlej Fitch, a Millerite preacher of cele brity, caught cold at Rochester, while baptizing som< converts, and d <-d at Buftito on Wednesday. It ia rumored that Col. Jo-eph Graham, of Cincinnati has been appointed Consul to onecf the principal ports o! South America. The Democratic Third Senate District have nominate.' John P. Deekman, of ? olumbia, as candidate for the Se nate. The Whig convention which met in Albany on Thnrs djy, nominated Henry Z. Hayner, of Tioy, for Senator Gen Root, of Delaware, was the opposing candidate. Professor Stuart, of Andover, is in ? very precariatif ?Ute of health, and serious fears are entertained thai his life may be drawing towards its cl '*e. A pott office ha* been established at New Lebanoi Centre, Columbia county, N. Y., and Frederick W. Eve rest, appointed postmaster. Marshall, of Kentucky, is doing the democratic part} ol that State great service. Nathan Porter, Esq. of Providence, addressed the de mocrats of Portsmouth, N. H., on Friday evening. Judge Jay, has written a letter to Theodore Freling huysen on his position as a candidate with Henry Clay, he lie. Thr Fall Racks ovrr thk Beacon Course, Ho boken, Next Wk?K ?Some great sport ia iintici p ited over this Course next week; Fashion, Mot chionesa, Regent, and the principal horses of the south, are on their way hither lor the occasion The best horses of Col. Williams' stable will ale. be present Qilpatrick, we are glad to see, ia sulfi ciently recovered his late accident in the south it be able to ride on the occasion. Naval ?The new loop of war Portsmouth l>rep?nng for sea Hi P..ri<-muuth, N H, and thi officers have been ordi red to her Her destination is sai>t 'o be the Const of Atrica, to relieve the Saiatoga Sh. will he under the charge of Commodore Montgomery f henew sloop ot war St Mar)*, Capt (winders, if fitting out at the Washington Narj Yard, destination *ui> po*ed to be the Mediterranean The Jamestown, at Nonolt, ii also to b? fitted out lm mediately Capt Skinner la to take command of the African Squad roii, and it i* said will so out In one of the sloop* of wai The receiving ?bip Ohio, Capt. Hunt r, has been re moved to her winter quarters at the Navy Yard, Charles t tu.?BoiInn Journal. Movkmknt or Troops ?A detachment of 20fi recruits, tnlantrv, Hrrived per Troy Hiid Erie liu? this morning, rn route for western ports They are umlei rommand ol Cap <iii McKmixie, nn<l Lieutenant! Alter, Hunt and Lansing, and take passage by the Clinton fo Detroit this evening ome of the men have a long and ledioti* way to travel, being detached for ForttiiaiJo , Mackinaw, Winnebago, ami some to ports on the uppe Mississippi, a* tar as Port Crawlord There is, hiwever, not a man among them hut who appear* well able ti' endure latigne and privation, if an compelled All ar young and iu excellent spirits After reaching Detro.t h ?team conveyance will take them to the west hide of laki viichigan, Irom which they take up their line of murch across wi-onsin to their resiwctive places of destina Ion.?Uujf'alo Jtdv . Or I 17. Naval General f"V>tniT Martial.?'This coup met at the National Hotel last Wednenday at th> usual hour, and proceeded with the examination of wit nesses. Thr following testimony was given before th' court :-Capt Newton, FHt Lieut. Hiassll. Thud A??is ?am Engineer Zetlar First Assistant Krigineer Hunt ami Principal Engineer Haswell. The testimony lieing close'1 vlr Karon, Jr was allowed until to-day at li o'clo'-k W nrepare his dt fence. The court met yesterday, but soor afterwards adjourned.?H'tithinghm Inlrlligtnrt. Tmk Van Cott Casi ?We learn from the Ra cine (W. T.) Advocate, that Van Cotl, who re moved to Wisconsin soon alter the last trial hers, ha* ok taiued a divorce from bis wife at the last tsrm of tha Wal worth Diarist Court. City Intelligence. Thi Common Cov vcil. - The EaarJ of Aldermen meet on Monday ulteruoon at B o'clock, when some business of importance will be Ukl before tho member*. Police Kecordi Oc r. 19 ?A Comibckiilk Haul.? Laat evening, noiiit! purson, who at present has noi been apprt he&ilot, stole into the hoiweNo 167 Weit itmet, and wending hU way into the attic bedroom of William Bul l?ntme, curiiod ofl'$iM in hull eugl**, a $A0 bill on the Merchants' Bank of this city, also three silver tea spoons, and a pair oi sugar tou,?, marked M. S. W B , uud whicn was Ihe property of Mr. Ballentine. The thiol adroitly made his escape with the plunder. Laiikhv sr a Blackwkll's Island Co>vict.?A short time since a lad not more than 17 or 18 years of age, whose name it George Shine, was convict id on trial and ?entenced to the l'emtentiarv. While serving out his time there, he ingratiated himself into the good feeling* ol ihe keepers, and was permitted many indulgences. A day or two since he made his escape from the Maud, firat ha ving leathered his nest by breaking open the kcepm *s desk, and steeling therefrom $14 in money, a silver wateh, an overcoat, pistol, 4tc Oue of the deputy keefiers, Mr. dhadbolt, yesterday ra-arrested Hhine |in this city, ill comnany with another escaped convict, who led 81 in* t9 billy committed to betne<tfor a grand larceny, also for the escape. Rsnc.i.mv, and Su Vot"*fj Bchgi.ibs AnnksTan ?Last night the J wellingof Dr. JehielJ. Post, of No bl4 Broad way, was broke!' into, by the panel ot the front basement door being broken through, an I considerat le property stolen, and ail the furniture,which wusol a costly i^Mcrip tioii, much defnced or broken. About -2 o'clock to-day Mr. ItUHc Wiltburger. who is a watchman, while passiig from Hubert stre?t through Beach street, discovered two lads endeavoring to ente ? a house in Beach street; they had just broken a pine ot glans in the basement window, and were in the net ol making their rnlree when Mr. Wiltburger questioned them us to their intent, when one of them,named On -rge Seriea, a white hoy, drew a pistol, and after asking the watchman what be had to do with the matter, dusiie l him to stand off or he would sbeot him. The lads were, however, secured and taken to prisen, and tho cempauiou of Sarles proved to he lUchard Johnson, a colored lad, and they were strictly seaiched, Mid on either was found a shirt, part of the property aken trom Dr. Post's house on tiie pluvious evening. Infor mation was then obtained that other* were engaged in breaking open Dr Post's lions -, and officer* Huthwaite and Joseph, in the afternoon, arrested John Dougherty, lohn Brown, William Anderson, and Samuel Johnston, the three latter colored lads as the cosf. derates of Series and Johnson, whom they found sleepiug in a house in King Mreet.each of whom had some ol the clothing stolen trom Dr Post's on their person and marked with his name. I'hey weie all committed to answer for the burglary. Both Dr Post's house and the house in Beach street were untenanted, the fa ? ilies being in the country. Coroner'* Office ?Dkath or an lixrcMPcsATK Fr male ?The coroner held an inquest at No SI Pitt street, ?n the body of Ann Oarrety, aged 66 years, born in Ire land a woman ol very intemperate bahi s, who died yes terday evening about 6 o'clock in a At oi delerium tre men?, hro'ight on by exces* ot drinking. The verdict was in accordance. Superior Court. Belore Judge Oakley Oct It Ktbenea N hra'd ft.Jllli\onn Idttnn.? Seduction rate. The jurj ,m tin* case rendered a verdict lor plaintiff, JU.btiA ! daiiirtpes. The finding is contrary to ihe charge >if the Judge, the action being brought or loss of service* fir five months. The jury, however, in the exorcise of their discretion and to mark thrir sense of the outi age upon public morals by tbe defendant?who is a mariiud man, and has a family?rendered tbe above verdict, la the action lor seduction, which comes up before the Cir cuit Court in the ensuing week, in this same case it ha* been discussed in the halls of the courts, that the finding ol the jury for Ions of services, will go far te mitigate the damage* for the seduction. Circuit Court. Belore .nidge Kent. Oct. 19.?S Smith vs John AVrr.?Thi* wan an action to obtain damage* for slander alleged to have been utter d on the 37th Ju'y 1343 Difendmit. it'appesred, occupied ^remises in 104 West street, anil had plaintiff in his em ploy a* cashier ?nI confidential cleik. On the above day, lefendant had $f?71 in a saf!, the keys ol which were in possession of plaintiff. Defenduut having occasion to transact some bisinesr, left the store In the possesion of plaintiff and on hi* return, on exomining the safe, the me* oey was found to be abstracted Defendant hereupon charged pl?intiff with having stolen his money, and ?hreatened if he would riot have it forthcoming by the fallowing day lie (the defendant) would prosecute bim. Phe money wan subsequently found by the Police officers, with the exception ot $169. It was alleged iu defence that the circumstances of the caie were such as ware cal culated to throw suspicion on plaintiff Plaintiff, on the testimony el three witnesses, was proved to have said he could not blame defendant for suspecting him?and far* ther, that so soon as the money was recovered, a messen ger was despatched with the intelligence to the plaintiff, indthat afterward* on m etmg with defendant, hie agreed to settle the ma'ter amicably, provided a letter was sent '0 hi*brother testifying that bis character and reputation vere established. And finally, that no action would have heen'bronght had not the plaintiff been indebted to his counsel $800, which he (the counsel) saw no other chanoe of recovering *h?n by carrying through tbe present ac 'ion. Verdict lor defendant. K. C. Gray for plaintiff; H. W. Robinson for defendant. General Sessions. Itefjro Recorder Tullmadge. and Alderman Jackson and Jjbt 7. William*. M. C. P*TKn?ON, Esq.. District Attorney. Oct 19 ? The Cost of IVilham Davis indicted for wil fully Hilling and permi'ting tlie e?capn of a prisoner named Hoag, on application of Mr. Jordan, hi* counsel, ind with consent ot the District Attorney end Court, the deposition of certain witness. s taken in de bene esse, lining considered as apart of the testimony on the trial, was further postponed till the first Wednesday of tlie November term The Cant of James S. Srhn mrrhnrn, indicted for cmbsx zlemeut in purloining a larg'siim ol money, the property <>l the Ocean Insurance Company, was al?o ag?in put oft' till the lit Wednesday in the November t<.rm, on tbi ap plication of his counsel, Mr Jordan. Both these cs^ea iven previou?ly put down lor trial on Monday next. Plea nf Guilty - John H Hoey, who has been indicted for a grand larceny in having stolen a large nmo'inl of oroperty from the tailoring establishment of William L. Conch liu He Co , No. 8 Rowcry, pleaded guilty t > a pi tit larceny, which flea was received and recorded. the Dis 'net Attorney contenting to such a couiss, as it km net in any wise apparent that at any one time Hoej purloined property ol a gieater amount than $!?>. Sentence defeirsd 'ill Tnexday Sentences ?The Court pronounced the following sen tences:?That Jacob Baldwin, convicted by eonfossion of keeping a disorderly home in Leonard street, be confiuesl in the Tentitentiary for lour months George Beach, convicted of a like ofisnce, was ordered to pay a fine ot fftO which he paid. Trial for Or and lMrctny?William Smith, a colored 'nan, win tried tor h gran I larceny in stealing about the 8th of S ?ptembnr Inst, $82 worth ol proi.erij , consisting principally of female w< niing apparel, lie., Irom Samuel Jackson, also a colored man The goods were taken li orn the residence of Jackson, No. 4 York street, while he. was at aea, and Thomas J. Baker, the constable of the 8th Ward, arrested the pri <oner. and traced the property to a pawnbroker's, where he had pledged it. The Jury found the prisoner guilty, and the Court sen tenced him to the State Prison for two y esrs. Adjourned to Monday next, at II o'clock A.M. Court Calendar?Mondnjr. Hi'rmioa Court? Nos. 90, 19, 74, 14, 18, 108, 80, 1, 2, 41. 78, 0 CmcriT Court ?Nos. 99, 99, 100, 8, 178, frJ, 0, 9, 47, 71, -21 68. Commo.1 Pleas.?Nos 1, 2, S, 4, A. 8, 7, 116, 8, 9. Nrw York and Erik Railroad ?The reason <iven by the " Express" (wjih its usual astntene**) tor the rise of the New nod Yerk Erie Milroad mock, t.a, that the prerewt Hoard of Directors will be re elected; now the " Express" man is informed that he reason lor the advance is precisely the reverse. This unfortunate work has been in all kinds of lands The present Hoard hits wasted its year in doing nothing?dilapidation haa done its work, tnd they have not done theirs. All their plana lave failed, one alter the other, either of them practicable; they don't control the road, know no? nieg of its affair*; they li tve nor settled with the .?redtiora into $150,000 or $'200,000, and their bonds are out far hall a million. Ttie hope is that the Directors ? ho want to give it up, may do so, and m?n of enterprise put i , instead of men of the la*t entttry Any change is prefrMbl- to the rum time arid experiment* ure rapidly effecting We tear ol the profits of the East'-ru Divii-ton' Where is the money! Where a creditor pud! Who has t! Does one of the Directors know! A.B. Coppkr Minimi? A N*w Disoovkry ?A new liscovery of copper mineral Ims been made oil Kickapoo. about twelve mile* k ?ov* Praiiie du Chien and ? ix miles Irom the Mississippi river, which is likely to piove very valuable. Messis Hterluig and Me*serwniih, the owner* ot the discovery, have sent ns as a tpeeimen it the mineral raised, weighing about l(M) b<, wbxh the ?nblic are Invited to call and see at our otti<-e We are informed that about iiMiiha are taken out daily?that the oleis proved some distance ahead, and that the mineral increaaes in quantify as they advance The ore is said o be 7 per cent richer than that found near Mineral fiint, which averages, we believe, about 14 per cent ? Qaletui Advertiser. Suochno Calamity.?The dwelling hoaae of vlr, Ttioinaa G Vlt-rednh, aituate on the ou?ektns it the villagxnl Morley, in Canton, in this coun'y. was lestroyed b\ fire on Tuesday last, and two of his children one a hoy about two y ears an ' a half old, aod an infant laughter about eleven months old, periahed in the fl<mes. \ part < f a bed wss the only broperty saved from the ru in's, and Mr Meredith, beside* the terrible bereavement n the loss of his children I- left almost utterly destitute *nd homeless ? OftdensliurKh Suit. Effects op thr Floo? oh tmk Mississippi ? The tJt Louis Democrat gives the following hc lount of the effects of the fl >od on the Mississippi last ? ummer. Many of the bot'o m farms >till lie a dreary ?va4e) the fenoea, barns >tables, and outbuildings, Iim in ? prommcuous heap ot mob su. in the timber b?l >w, with confused heaps of cord wood, trees drift weo<l, and rub 'mih. A large numlar of fertile and most desirable farms ire now nothing more than barren plains of white sand. This sand has been deposited to the thickneaa ol many Cent on the bottom fields, and renders them struln nd totally unproductive This is the case with wauv faima in this county, St. Charlea and Warren, and we believe in all the countieaon theMissouri that have bottom farms. Amnsemsnts.' ()?J? The n<-w nnd r? ? 'l'y irnarnented Bowery Circus, with its l i hunt - i' ir?y of interesting snd beauteous le.nale. riders?the immense talent of Wal ter Ay mar?the wonder ol his age, little Jennings, and a large rosnpsny of high merit combined, account lor the rush of patrenage so lavishly bestowed on this elegant establishment.

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