Newspaper of The New York Herald, 1 Aralık 1844, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 1 Aralık 1844 Page 2
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New York., Sunday , UcMmber 1, IH4. Steamship Cal*?onia is due tu-au?row at Bos ton She will bring hail a raonih later, new* Irom Europe Stat* of tlM Country and Political Prospect? Nothing,perhaps, can be pointed ?ut as affording a better practical demonstration of the Military workings of the institutions ol this country than that presented in the universal peace .quiet and har mony which have followed immediately upon the termination of a political contest of unexampled violence and intensity. The country i? now in a state of perfect repose. Every vestige of the re cent conflict has disappeared Without the ? lg est disturbance of the peace-without a soliuxy liot-without the smallest incident to alarm the most timid spectator-the people of a great empire, divided into two wrong and powerful political par ties, and operated upon by a Variety of "citing elements, have peacefully gone to the polls and selected their rulers One party has achieved a great triumph, and the other has been covered with defeat. Yet peace, unbroken, universal peace, prevails. Amongst the politicians, however, there is a great deal of commotion and agitation. Ihe diquti of the democracy, released from the tem porary bonds of union and brotherhood, the as sumption of which were so absolutely necessary in order to ensure their success in the late conflict, now occupy their former position, and are laboring with a degree of activity more easily imagined than described, to promote their own individual purposes. The "spoils"-extended in long and niost inviting array?are spread out before the eyes of the victors, and each clique is moving heaveu and eaitli to gain pod?e?ion of the President, and thereby secure the lion's share. The two great divisions of the northern find southern "sections"?the former headed by Mr. Van Buren,and the latter by John C. Calhoun?are now threatened by a third, with its nucleus in Pennsylvania. By the judicious distribution of the government patronage, the Tyler administration have managed to secure a stronger influence in Philadelphia, and throughout the State ef Pennsyl vania, than in any other quarter, and the effort made by this clique to retain office will be prodigi ous, and is much more likely to be attended with success than that of the same clique in New York. The announcement of the contemplated visit ol the President-elect to Philadelphia, previous to his in auguration, has excited a great deal of remark amongst the politicians, it is, indeed, a significant fact. Altogether the prospect of repose for Mr. Polk i? not very encouraging. With a powerful opposition, and such a complexity of interests in his own party, the next President has eveiy rea son to anticipate a very stormy and perilous term of office. It is difficult at present to form any positive con jecture relative to the turn which political affairs arr likely to take. Congress meets on Monday next, and the President's message, with the open ing proceedings ol the session,will doubtless throw some light on the very interesting position in which public affairs are at present placed. We have made the best arrangements for giving the earliest and most interesting reports of all the doings at Washington, so that public anxiety may be grati fied to the fullest extent. Our independent posi tion, occupying the high vantage ground ol perfect neutrality, will enable us to give Buch reports, mid make such devrlopements of all the proceedings, moveitienta and counier-tnovements at Washing ton, as none of ihe mere tools of faction and the cliques can give, or would dare to give it they could. Notwithstanding the turmoil amongst the politi cians?the intrigues of the democratic cliquet, and the general mist that hangs over the future, we may rest satisfied that the great measures of the nnnexation of Texas?the acquisition of the Ore gon?the cautious and judicious modification ol the tariff?the reduction of the postage?and the extension of our commerce with foreign nations, by means of mutually advantageous commercial treaties?will,in all human probability be carried in to effect under the coming administration. The fac tions may. qliarrel about the "s|>oils," but the great destiny of this nation is onward, and the condi tion of political affairs will be such for the next four years, that it will be able to fulfil, for that time at least, its destiny. The present complexion of the general government is such that th?* superior wisdom and intelligence of the natou must direct its legislation. Neither party have ii in their power to carry ultru party measures. All that is wanted is peace, security, and repose, and the less legislation the better, in order to have a vigorous developement of all the abundant elements of national greatness and prosperity with which this mighty country is blessed. Prison Reform?There is some talk about the organization of a "Prison Association in this city. A meeting for that purpose, m to be held at the Appollo on the 6th inst. There is certainly great necessity for the adoption, by benevolent and good citizens, of measures for obtaining a reform of prison discipline in this city. But this it onl> one branch of that police reform which is bo im peratively demanded. The whole system of po lice in this city, from top to bottom, is rotten, cor rupt, and lull of abuses, and must be entirely re modelled before we can hope for any salutary and adequate reform of any department. A vast amount of the vice and crime which disgrace the community, owes its srign to the abominable sys tem of police, and administration of criminal jus tice. We have, lor years, called out for relorm, and it appears we are as far from it as ever. President's Message.?We are informed by.the Post Master of this city, that the Post Mas ter General will despatch the message by express as soon as delivered. It is expected that it will leave Washington at 12 noon, on Tuesday, and arrive here the same night at 11 P. M. Pouch Reports ? Mr. Brady, in the course of a speech in a recent case ol slauder, remarked that the papers in giving police reports were re sponsible for the publication of ex parte statements. In all cases where the report is made as the mere transcript of the proceedings of the Police Court, the paper incurs no risk. It would be a different matter, were the statement adopted by the paper as its own. Some of the pettifogging lawyers have tested this question to their cost. Literary Discovery.?Tne Courier has just dis covered that the splendid essay on the "Sublime and Beautiful," by Burke, contains "exceptionable passages," marred by "indelicaciesof thought and expression." This is indeed a discovery which could only have been made by the refined, dignified and chaste critics of the political gamblers' organ. There is really now some hope tor the oyster-ceUur lUeriUi of the Sunday papers. Amvsinq.?To hear publishers who have circu lated Sue's and Bulwer's novels in thousands and tens of thousands, talk of pruning Burke's essay on the "Sublime and Beautiful," and cutting out tlie "exceptionable passages." Horace Greeley's Last E ithusiasm ?The "water curt*" is the newest favorite idea of Philo sopher Greeley. He lias gone into it with oiiarac '.ermtic seal, and Vinceni Pries?niiz now occupies t niche aide by side with Charles Fourier. Navigation ?We have mild weather again, and tie Hudson will therefore, probably, remain open a little while longer. Lono Island Tunnel.?'The Long Island Rail road Tunnel is now completed. The train Irom Boston came through it lor the first time onThurs evening. ABMvarcirr PNtlnl if <Im H Andrew^ Yesterday being the day'dedicated to St. An drew, the patron Saint of Scotland, the St. An drew'* Society of thia city, eosuineuloraied ita re turn with the usual festive observanoss The din ner w<u served at tlw City Hotel. At aix o'clock,t the houi appointed, about a hundred gentlemen of this association, and their guests, sat down to in elegant banquet, which the season&bleness of the hour allowed full leisure to discuss and enjoy in the true style of Scotch sociableness; and although there were a few blank seats at the table, there was not discernable a single interruption or chasm in the link of good feeling and enjoyment, which prevailed throughout the whole company. Mr. Irvine, President of the St.Andrew's Society, occupied the Chair. On hia right aat Mayor Harper; the President of the St. George's Society ; the President of the German Society ; the Presi dent of the New England Society; Rev. Dr. Stark. On hia left we observed the British Consul; ihe President of the St. Patrick Society; the President of the Knickerbocker Society ; the Chaplaiu, Rev. Mr. M'Leod ; Mr. Kennedy : Mr. Maxwell : Mr. Campbell, Secretary. Mr. Norrie acted as Vice President. When the cloth was removed the Chaplain re turned thauks and no* nobit domint, was sung by the '"hoir, after which .The PKaMDK.vr arose and instructed them to fill for the first regular toast. He observed that another year had pastaway. and they were again privileged to assemble under the auspices of their venerauie Society, to interchange *uh each other the greet ing of fnend* and brothers, to commemorate the land of iheir fathers, of their youth, of their iiffuciious. And it was lupMCfae least gratifying part of of their proceelitigs that day ihat they were able to congratulate each other en the prosperny ol their tJtceWnt society, which, uu ?er ltd present management, has been as successful as could be desired During the past year its sup porting ar.u had bttuextenueu to hundreds of their unfortunate countrymen; their wants were tup plied ; their spirits cheered; their stei* directed by trieudly counsel to new and sure paths ol success ful enterprise and honest industry. Nor had the sick been neglected; relief had been administered to them by the skill of their excellent physician, and the bed-Bide of the afflicted had been soothed nud ^lightened by the religious consolation af forded by their zealous chaplain, and founded upon that laith for which their fathers bled and con tended with such heroic courage. It wua impossi ble to contemplate the utility of their society, with out a feeling of gratitude towards those excellent Scotchmen who founded ii, in a spirit so congenial with the character of their native land ; it was for them to continue its exertions and extend iu usefulness. He would ask permission to again con gratulate them ou the return of their time-honored anni versary, associated as It was with io many old remem brance's, which do not require to be walfned, lor they rise spontaneous in the bosom of every Scotchman, in every part of the earth 'in which their ? nterprizo has. spread them; and it was a cheering reflection that wher ever there wai a Scotchman on t..e broad face ol earth'* surfaco, on each return ol thi? day he dediicate* it to his country; unfurl* the banner ot St. Andrew, and pays a lieartlel. tribute of respect to the country ot hia father*. Ger.tlemeu, I give you ? ??The day uid ull who bom ?. H."? (Applause.) When the cheering and applause had subsided the President again rose, and made auother very appropriate address by way ot inttoduction to the second regular toast, which was? "The Land O'Cakes.'? (Tremendous cheering and every demonstration of delight.") The third toast followed in rapid succession, and was? "The Land we live lnM?(Loud cheering ahd all the honors )?Hail Columbia by the Choir. The Psksidcnt announced th3 fourth toast: called for full bumper*, and sail that it wa* generally believed that the rtign ol Queen Victoria was to lorm a very remarka ble era in the history ot the British Empire?(cheers)?it was the case with her female predecessors who occupied that throne; but how different the character of their | reign*! Those ol the past were allied to violence, to : toice, to the right ot might; whilst that of Victoria is | the triumph ot moral forco, of humanity and justice. It was net to see, also, in her elevation above the pomp a. ,d prid.! ot royalty, her asuduous attention to hei social and domestic duties her suavity and condeicen-ion, tlio surest signs that she waa a worthy Queen, because a good woman ; and he was sure that he spoke the senti ments ot every Scottish heart, when l.e expressed a deep and sincere wish, that she might live long to promote the happiness ol, and set a bright example by her life to her sutijects. (Cheers.) Gentlemen, I give you, '? The Queen?God bless her." (Applause.) Music by the choir?" Gad save the Queen." At this part of the proceedings, Mr. H. Phillips, the famous vocalist, entered and took a seat at the table, and wus received by warm marks ol welcome und respect. Puesidknt?Fill your glares for the next toast. I give you? The President of the United States. (Warm a^glause, which continued for several minitfs,folio wed thia toast .) The next was? *? Tho immortal memories of Wallace and Bruce. (Drank in silence ) Pat.siDENT -We are row about to drink a toast which will surely be received by you in a suitable manner?it U in honor ol the Empire City ol the Empire State, whose Chief Magistrate honors us with his presence to-night.? Let us drink? The City of New York, and his Honor the Mayor.? (Very warm applause) Music?"Mynheer Von Donk." Mayor Harpck responded in a short buthumorons man ner, which told right well upon the audience He would, bftuie ull else, infoim tliim that ho waa not accustomed lo speak in public, nor to meetings like that; but his anti cipations were more than realizes on becoming acquain ted with the sons ol St. Andrew on that occasion. He never cultivated eloquenco. Yet he could recollect that nearly thirty year* ago,when hia father?a most excellent father he was?lived on Long Island, he had some thought of becoming a lawyer?he would observe here that law yers then were not what they are now.; (Laughter.) Hia lather said he thought there were more lawyers than could g>t an honest living (Laughter) He thought then of becoming a doctor?but doctors tl.en were not what they are now. (Laughter.) But his la ther said he would Hx him out in life, and ao put him to bu a printer. H? quoted an old aaying that " an 'idle head wis the Devil's workshop,"and so arranged it that lie had him to work 18 hours a day Since thai time, however, the people had nn .e him their Chief Magistrate, auJ seemed to think IS hours a day too little for him t > work (Laughter.) He would net,however, (occupy their time further, seeing as he did, some six or scveu gentle men, all ready to make a speech, each of from hali|an hour to an hour, and lull as many who were prepared|to sing songs ; he would give them the following sentiment iu conclusion: ' The ('heritable Society of St. Andrew's: No bubbling rivulet betraying itself with ita noise, but a full deep stream, bearing on its hosom comfort and assistance to the afR.cted und indigent! (Applause.) PricsiDkmt?Gentlemen, now ler the next toast. Are you read j ? ?' The Parish Schools of Scotland." Scotch song by Mr. Croskie?" Here's to the land O' Bonnets B''j" '? Ninth toast? The Representative ot the Bntiah Government in thia country, and our friend andgueit?the British Conaul. Tho Const i. returned thanks in a short speech, in which he nsid a high tribute of respect to the Scotch na tion, concluding by saying that he would be proud to be thought halt a Scotchman ; but that iu which he most gloried was, that their common countries, formerly ri vals and enemies, are now united for ever into one ? (Cheers) He gave? "The sympathies of Britons?may they continue to flow, with every pulsation ol their hearta." (Applause ) Tenth toast? Scottish story and Scottish song. Song by Mr Phillips?" The gloomy night is gathering fasi." The Pkksidknt in a brief manner prefaced the next toast, which was? '? Our sister charitable societies, and their representa tives, our worthy guests " Tne PaKsiniiN-r of the St. George's Society re sponded, and save? " TV liott and Hit 7kittle."?His honest roughness will resent ihe hand that would plnck a leaf fram the boaom of his sister. Iutertwined- may they flourish fn the strength ol beauty lor ever. The Prrsii>knt ol the St. Patrick's Society, fol lowed, and gavi? " The Capital of Scotland."? It stands unrivalled in its memories ol the past?its beauties of the present?its nolde chsrities arid splendid architecture The f'KkPiDi.vr of the German Society followed, uid proposed? ?'7*e Indutlry, Prudtnce und Pertrveranee af the Sro rh " ?Lei the worm imitate their example, and Charity may go a begging (Cheers ) 'Ihe President of the New England Association mada a good speech, and off. >ed as a aemiaient: The free i hutch Presbyterians of Scotland?May the A1 nighty God multiply and peipetuate such races of men on the fsce of the earth The Pre* dent ot the St. David's Society, after making iosih amuung observations, gave : Weel ti ed datfit? the reward and encouragement ol honest industry. (Cheers.) The President of tha St. Nicholas Society also spoke. Hts sentiment was: The (Jolted Statea and the United Kingdom?the two great empires ot the world?naturally allied by blood, in -rdentallf by intereat- May each always think that tha (sin < f ihe one eannot be the loss ot the other. The President gave tfce twelfth regular toast, which was in honor of " All good Liu>stes"?but the precis, words we did not get. Th- 13:h aud last toast from the Chair, was as follows? " May care and trouble never faih, But mirth aud joy be wi' us a'." Several capital volunteer toasts followed, and the leniivity was kept up t<ll almost " the auld kirk nammer struck the twal," and certainly on no oc casion ol the kind was more Bocial and friendly leeltag, inure good humor and merriment, than ou tins. All thiH was a good deal promoted certainly, !>y the pleasant s|ieecheM and the musical per tormaiices, particularly those by Mr. H. Phillips, who met a reception as warm and hearty u could be possibly shown. Alkatf ft?i MnaUi 'I*1 ""i';'?g". f'X Albany, Not. 29,1844. Cloting of Navigation?Polit ical Affair*?" Ytt or or Nom a day or two Dftut. Sin:? Navigation is about closed?the Columbia and Swallow have literally pushed their way up this morning, ud expect to leave at IS M. In addition to the cold weather, which haa been severe, we have had a fall of about 8 inches of snow, which has already breught forth numberless sleighs, in the matter of which Albany is very jostly celebra ted. In my last I neglected, amongst the names of the candidates lor elerkship ol the* Assembly, to name Freeborn G. Jewett, ex-member of Congress, ol Munroe county, and Mr. W.tles, of Troy, ex-clerk. The contest will be betweeil Jewett and Rose. Chancellor Walworth has gone to Washington, it is presumed to see about the seat on the bench of tne Supreme Court. In the event of his appoint ment,the next anxious inquiry is, who will be Chan cellor 1 If Gov. Bouck makes the appointment, it will be Chief Justice Ntlson> if Gov. Wright, the Chief will share the chances with Mr. Paige, late Senator, and for many years Reporter of the Court ol Chancery, and Mr. Assistant Vice Chancellor Sandford, ot your city. If Chiet Justice Nelson gives up, there will be two vacancies on the bench of the Supreme Court,** Mr. Justice Bronson will, it is said, soon resign on accouut of his continued bad health He is a learned and capable Judge, and one whose place will be with difficulty sup plied. Judges Gndley and Willard are on tne qui vive for the succession. As there are now two vacancies in the U. S. Senate, Gov. Wright and Gov. Tallmadge both having resigned, the party leaders, great ami small, are in a terrible way. Mr. Foster, President pro ttm. of the State Senate, has gone t? Washington, doubtless with an appointment from Gov. Bouck in his pocket; and it iu rumored thalex-Governor ex-Senator Marcy will soon tellow suit. These appointments are, however, only temporary?the Legislature electing the Senators in February Here will be another great contest; Col. Young, Gen. Dix, C. C. Canibrelling, Got Dickinson, Gov. ivlsrcy, Mr. Foster, Admiral Koflman, and Gen. Barker, (Attorney General), beiog in the field. I may prove a bad prophet, but 1 will make a prediction, that if Messrs. Hodman and Barker are candidates, they will beat the field by a long odds. In my last, 1 closed in Buch haste, that I neglect ed to say, that we have a well built and commo dious Amphitheatre nere, and at present there is *aid to be an excellent company?Utto Motty is the star, with a number of leaser lightr, The Mu seum Saloon, under the management of Mr. Rice of the Buffalo Theatre, is also said to have an ex cellent stock company, with Charles Howard as a star; and what is more to the managers, both are doing a good business, as I am informed, my en gaxeincntq preventing me from visiting them. You have doubtless seen the account ol an at tack of the ludians, or Anti-renters, on Judge Liv ingston, and the subsequent attack upon the Indians by tiir Sheriff of Schoharie Co. Two Ami's,who were injured, were taken ; but discharged on 9600 bail. One ot them, residing in the town ot Berne, in this county, has since died of injuries received on his head, by the po*se<i. Yours, dec. Hamilton. New and Remarkable Mbnaoerie ?A very curious menagerie has been opened at 149 Fulton street and 1 j Ann street. It contains some animals never seen in tliis pountry, and additions are to be made to it as soon as possible. There is also a ring attached to it, in which is seen the jaoveispec tacle of a Lapland poney ridden by a Borneo ou rang outang, dressed and riding like a veteran cir cus rider. A camel from Mount Sinai, is also there, on which children and ladies can ride, after tbe manner of the Jewish ladies when travelling through the wilderness. It is a most pleasing and instruc tive exhibition, and all parents should take their families there. The charge is only 121 cent*; the place is well warmed, ventilated, and the separate *7trance for ladies is at 149 Fulton street,next door to Cool-idge Ss Cutter's drug store. Foot RacA?It will be seen by the advertise ment in another column, that there is to be a race for $1,000, of twelve miles, to take place on the Beacon Course, Hoboken, .on the lith inst. The principal competitors will, most probably, be Green halgh and Gildersl^Ve, the lattef being now convenient to the course, in severe train ing. This will be a hard and'most doubtful strug gle, as it is well known that Gildersleeve was out of condition at the last race. The frtendsof Steep rock, the Indian, refuse to have him run again this fall. ' Service of Plate.?The passengers on board the Royal steamer Britannia, on her late voyage from Liverpool to Boston, were so highly gratified with the conduct of Capt. Hewitt, during a very boisterous voyage, that they voted him a piece of plate. The plate was iMirchased in this city, and three days since forwarded to Boston. Captain Hewitt leaves again for England, this noon. Still at it.?The Albany Argui is still work ing away at the effort of explaining the cause of the extraordinory dircrepancy between the vote m this State for Mr. Polk and that for Mr. Wright. It is labor lost. The matter has been finally settled in the public mind. DO* Hon. J. M. Purdv, from Chenango ciuy, Hon. Julius Rockwcll, frcm Pittsfidd, Senator A. S. Porter, from Detroit. anf^Hwt Howard's Hotel yesterday, 4 wJ/F MoaE of the Panic.?We find in the New Eng land Farmer the following paragraph ef the effects of Polk's election :? Mr. Webster,.Marshfield, has lost one ol his noble oz?o, by cImaging his diet from turnips to potatoes, which were probably disensud, as the animal died soon alter begin ning to teed upon them. Nearly all Mr. W.'s long reds are affected with rot. Theatrical*, die. "Master Burke," now grown to a respectable manhood I bad a full, complimentary bent fit at Albany (hi* place of residence,) on Tuesday evening,previous 'to his departure for Europe, where be proposes to spend a year or two in perfecting himself, under the best masters, in mmioal lore. As a performer on the violin, Mr. Burke is said to be very remarkable, and the Anish of the best Kurepean schools wilt complete his powers. Mr. Howard had a bumper tggefit ou Fridry evening, at the Albany Museum. I ? A party ot 14 Indians from lie North Western faftito ry, reached this city on ThuSav, on their way to Eng land. They are fine specimens ol the unadulterated abo rigines of the country, dressed in their native costume. The Hutchinson family gavj their last concert in But talo on FriJay evening. It was well attended. It is stated in some of the papers, that a large pussy cat, ha* been employ td to play in this (lily, and other t heatrer. She is to play- with her tail '1 he Congo Melodists are at N^hedford. Herr Cline terminuted his engagement at the Augusta Theatre ou Monday last. Mr. Booth is engaged at the Savannah Theatre for Ave night*. Mr. Barton, the celebrated flutist, has been highly sue cessluiin Philadelphia. Mr.pamison is proving successful at the Chesnut street Theatre, Philadelphia. At the National Amphitheatre, New Orleans, they have an Ethiopian operatic corp , and they form an Ethiopian ballet corps, that executes marvels in this lino ton the (tapers say. Mr. Leander Rodney has mule arrangements to open the Baltimore Theatre, early in December, lie take* out two or three "Boston boys" with him. nothing is to be done at the Meiodeon Theatre, Bos ton, until February, when the Italian Opera wiil be brought forward with new and gorgeous scenery. M. Osrreau's Concerts are still proving very attractive in St. Louis. A young lady named Miss Emma Pike, is giviag a se ries ot interesting experiments illustrating the system of Mnemonics, or art.flcial memory, in Boston. Btieridan Kuowlea's admirable play of the "Hunch back" ha* been brought out at the New Orleans Ameri can theatre, Mr. and Mrs. Wallack sustaining the princi pal characters. The Bt. Charlae theatre is to open on Saturday evening next. Mr. Tobey is giving concerts in Norfolk He is highly *poken of a* a musician. H. P. Stickney is doing a driving business at the New Orleans t;ii cus He a splendid corps o( equestrians, himself at the head; fine and well trained horses, and capital music. Mr. Sillabee, the delineator of the eccentricities and pe e.nlinritie* of the Yaokae charaater, made his first tppear snce before a Charleston audience, on Monday evening The Harmoneon Family are giving their pleaaing en tertainments at Lyceum Hall, Lynn. It is stated that at the termination of hi* present oagagar ment in Boston, Mr. Anderson wiil proceed to the south The i'iUthurg Daily pledges its honor that Mis* CUran ilon did whip the owner of the Theatre in that city- So that queetioa to settled. ?. _ ly in Albany, some of which are s'jppoaed to hare been the work of incendiaries. The Mayor of that city ha* ofleied a reward of $M0 for the diioovery of any of the perpetrator*. Mr. ITyMn Duval, of Frederick, Md , waa killed lee1 Monday by the prematura discharge of e oanam, which waa being fired in honor ef the elertlon of Mr. Polk. Major Pophaa, of thia city, aged M, waa on Thursday alecied Preaident of the General Society of Cincinnati? vice Morgan Lewis, deceased. Major P. waa the aid of (Jen. Gate*. Jadge Terrell has arrived in New Orleans, on hie way to France, to *upply the place of the Hon. Aahbel Smith, as Charge d'Affair* at the French Court. Several members of Congress passed through Albany on Fridayiand the previous day, for Washington, via i? Hon. O. Hung erford, Hon. A. Dana, Hon. H. Wheeton, Hon. L. Stetson, Hon. D. L. Seymour, Hon. Win. A. Moee Uy, and Hon. A. Smith of thia State; Hon. John Went worth and lady, of Illinois ; and Hon. P. Dillingham, of Vermont. Hon D. D.Barnard of that district, had pre ceeded them a day or two. The Washingtonian Total Abstinence Society of Char le*ton,have appointed Cal. M. I. Keith, B. R. Carroll, Esq Rev. John Bachman, Edward Horlbeck, and F. C. Blum* delegates to attend the Temperance Convention at Co" lrnubia. It is intimated that Mr. Van Buren teals no diaposition to leave the sylvan delighta of Lindenwald. to take a aeat in the United States Senate, while Mr. Polk occupieethe Wt ite House. John M Duiiield, Esq , late editor of the Notchtz Cuu rier, bM bee. > elected V fijor General of the 3d division e? tlie Mississippi Militia Dr. Baird proposes to repeat his instructive lectures on Europe, next week, in Morriatown. Mann Butler, Esq haa been delivering leoturea on Western History, in St. Louis. Notice is given in the Jersey City Advertiser, that ap plication will be made at the next sitting for an act to in corporate an association tor the purpose of establishing a terry between New Jersey and New York, to be located in Hudson county, opposite the oity of New York. A St. Louis paper speaks of a mammoth ox raised in Missouri, weighing 4000 pounds. James W Weir has been elected caahier of the Har risbnrg Bank.

Commodore Kearney, U. S. Navy, and Capt. Talcott, of the U. S. Engineer Corps, arrived in Norfolk on Saturday. en roxtr to Peiisarola, to join the Commissioners associated with them to aelect a site for a dry dock at that naval station. There is a rumor that is a distinguished merchant in Front street, Philadelphia, has left that city suddenly, and that his creditors are minus $100,000. Daniel D. Barnard lett Albany on Thursday evening, in the Knickerbocker for Washington. Ganzevort Mclvill, the distinguished democratic ora tor, was at Albany on Thursday. John Van Buren, Esq., son of the Ex-President, it is said, will probably be the next Attorney General oi this State. The celebrated John H. Slack la doing a floe business in Tennessee, mailing acoliection oi funds for his George town Classical Institute! professor Longfellow and Mr. Griswold are about to publish compilations of foreign poetry. The EnKli?h poets ef the 19th century Is a work which has long been a favorite Idea with Griswold. The French, Spanish, Italian, German and Sclavonic poets aro to aupply Piofec sor Longtellow with the material of his projected work. "Rocking," at Jonesborongb,Tenn , means throwing stones. The Rev. Mr. Editor Brownlow says he fireda pistol at a fellow who " rocked" him, and came within three feet of hitting him. The whig ladiaa oi tuchmoml held a meeting on Thurs day luat, for the purpose of raising fund* for the erection ol a statue of Mr. Clay. A newspaper entitled The Telegraph ho* hcen started in Lafayette : it takes the place ol the Southern Ttaveller, ioimerly published in that city, with which journal nlso ceases thu editorial labor* of Mr. Riohard Ru*t. The Tele graph is to be published semi-weekly by J. H. Camp bell k Co.?the editorial department devolving upon Cel. Campbell. A professorship of agriculture ha* been established in Amherst College, Massachusetts, The professorship is conferred upon Alonzo Gray, author of " Bcientifio and Practical Agriculture." The editor of the Louitville Journal aay * that his profit* are more than treble the salary ol a cabinet minister. The Grant County Heralii say* that Oaa-hauk-ta, the Sioux Indian, who has been confined in jail at Prairie du Chien, charged with the murder of Sheritt H. I). Lester, was discharged Irom custody on the aid ult., for the want ol evidence to convict him. Charles F. Miller, rendered notorious some time *iace by abducting his own wife, wa* sentenced a lew daya iuiae at Westchester to mi imprisonment of thirty day*, and a fin* of five hundred dollars for committing an as sault on Mr. Mill*, an attorney of .that plaoe. A number of printers of Boston have associated them ?elves together for the puq&se of starting a daily paper, it will advocate American principle*. We hear, by way of Pan*, that O. W. Featherstonhaugh, Esq , formerly a resident for many yqar* in thi* country, has been appointed British Consul at Havre. Theodore 8. Fay, the ?eor?tary of the American Lega tion near the Court of Berlin, ha* a new nowl in the London pre?s. MUs Eliza Cook, the poetew, is dangerou*ly ill. The. Platte Argu* say*, that Gen. S. L. Leonard i* elect* ed circuit attorney, by a decided majority. A woman, by the name of Darrah, wa* killed in Hook aett, a lew miles below Concord, N H., on Monday la*t The perpetrator* of the deed were the huibaod and *on ef the deceased, who were in a itate of intoxication at the tint*. This Providence paper* notice the death of Captain Catfo* Mauran, aged 86 year*, formerly a loading mer chant of I'rovidenoe. The editor of the Boston Courier denie* a portion of the assertion of Dr. Frenei*. at the late dinner of the Historical Society in New York, about Barlow's remo delling the Psalms of David, and refers the Doctor to the archives of the Society. The New Hampahire House of Representative* have pa*seda resolution, iwrncon. requesting their Represen tatives in Congress, and instructing their Senators, ' to use their exertion* to reduce the present exorbitant rate* of postage." An interesting little daughter ol Dr. O. 8. Leavltt, ol Louiaville, was struck on the head .recently,with a club, by * black youth, who at the time, v. as delirious. Her skull wa* broken, und her situation In the highest degree critical. Mr- Robert Wicklifi'e, Jr., the U. 8. Charge de'Affairs to Sardinia, continue* hi* contribution* to the National Institute at Washington, the last of whioh is entitled "Historic Hint* on the Constitution* ol Florence," and it I* aaid to be a moat Instructive reiumt.. James R. Abernethy, Esq of Pari*, Manroe County, Mo., bas been re-elected Circuit Attorney for Judge McBrkle's Circuit. The Nashville Whig announce* the death of the Hon. Robert T. Whyte. Wm D. Frazer, a clerk on board the steamer Hannibal, waa recently diowned near St. Louis. The corner atone of a new Presbyterian Church haa been laid at Mobile The location la one of the moat fa vorable end p'.eisant ones in the city. The i esi4u?iiou ol Mr. Tallmadge of hi* seat in the U.N Senate, iias been procured, ana is now in the hands of tlii; Slate Executive. Tl nfriunds of Gov. Dorr, iu Rhode laland, are getting up meetings in the several town*, for the purpose ef in structing the repre*entatives in the General Aaaembly, to vote for the unconditional liberation of Thoma* W. Dorr. Prefeasor Mafflt is lecturing en "the American and French Revolut one," kc. Newark, New Jersey. Mr. Tale i* lecturing on Aatronomy in Frederiakaburg. The beautiful cottage residence in Durham, Ct., owned and occupied by W. Wadaworth, Jr. Esq. waa entirely oonaumed by fire on the 00th inat. Furniture mostly saved. Loss $8,600?Insured for $i,400. A mesmeriaer, Mr. J. Ferrand, and hia wife, have been convicted at New Orleans, of practiaing medicine with out a licenae, in meamerizing persons for diseaae. On Fiiday night, the atudent* of the University, at Charlottavilie, Va.. had an illumination and bonfire in honor of the Presidential election. Addreaaea were alao made. Silaa Wright haa left Albany and returned to Canton. He ha* reaigned hi* otttcc a* Senator, and left Albany without ex^resaing any wish in regard to the aelection oi his successor. It I* said that Col. Thoma* B. Florence is to supercede James Hiy, Jr, in the jPhladelphia Post Office. B. S Gaither, Eiq , has been choten Preaident of the Senate of North Carolina. The Hon. R. D. Johnson was married to Mlsa Matilda Matttt, (a daughter, we believe, ol the celebrated Metho dist clergyman, J. N. Mafftt,) at Galveaton, on the 8th in stant. The Hon. J F. H. Claiborne takea the editorial charge or the Daily Herald of Mobile,on the first of next month The National Lord's Day Convention assembled at Bal' j timore on Wednesday, and, having organized by the bp 1 pointm nt oi the Hon John Quincy Adams oa President, and some six or eight Vice Preaident* and Secretaries, proceeded to consider the business for which it had as scmbled. About twelve hundred delegates were in at tendance. Mrs Wilson, of Ilarpswell, Me., who was acquitted, about a year liace, ol the murder of her huabunl, i* about to be married again. Thorn ia now in prison uoder *cn teoce ol death tor the murder ol Wiiaon. Reuben Harrison is to be executed at Granville, 8. C , on the 1st of February,;lor the murder of Reuben Reeie. Mr Du Solle, ofthe " Philadelphia Spirit of the Times," haa been presented with a magnificent gold patent lever watch, ofthe fintst woikmniabip, with a gold chain. On the inside ol the caae, is engraved these words ??(foil and the (>eople"?the motto of hi* paper. Around tho circle ia ? Irishmen never forget .heir friend* nor turn thair hick* to an enemy." Col. John M. Burria, of St Francis county, Ark., wss Irow e-l in the Mississippi river on the night of the 98th ult His body was found the neit day, having floated upon a sand bar. The democrat* of Savannah have nominated Dr. Richard Wayne, a* their candidate for the Mayora'ty. The Rev. Dr. Cox, ot Brooklyn, N. Y. lectured before the Mercantile Library Aaaoclatlon, at the Odeon Theatre, Botton, n Thursday evening, upon the subject of His tory and the proper method ol studying it, to be illustrated with maps and drawing*. Mr. Ben-.tor Tappen and Representative* Saunders, Steenrod, Weller, and Davi* and Smith of Indiana, have arrived in Waahington. "^rTfttwnuTtD Boo* or Common Pravra } by the Re*. J. M. Wainwright, D.D.: H. W. Hewit, New York.?This is certainly one of the moat splendid work* that haa ever emanated from the preaa of this city. It contains near upon 700 illus trations of the most superb description?it is piint ed in bold and clear type,very suitable tor advanced age or imperfect vision,as well as the pulpit,with all the necessary tables, tec. It is most handsomely got up, the front head displaying the iront of Trinity Church, as it will appear when completed. In every respect this is one of the best works we have met with tor a length of time. The Ladies' Companion, on Pboplb'b Annual, for 1846, (volumes 19 and 20:) 106 Fulton street.? Two volumes of this magazine tor the past year, bound in one, to form a sort of annuel; abounding in every description of namby pamby trifles, trom the trimming of n lady's flounce to the making of e cup of tee? platee and music included. Burke on the Sublime an? Beautiful ; Harper Brothers, New York.?This edition of the very ele gant eaaay ot Burke, has been carefully prepared tor the use of schools. The addition ot questions, and the translation of quotations, copiously intro duced from the Greek and Latin authors, bave rendered the edition admirably fitted tor the pur poses of education, and of general reading We regret to observe the omission ot certain passages which, have a tendency to mar the beauty and tfleet ot the essay. The Lady or the Lake?Carey dc Hart, Phila delphia.?A most spleudid and beautifully illus trated edition of this most excellent poem ; well worth a place in the library of the most affluent. The Pnize Story Book?G. S. Appleton, Phila delphia?A most interesting and valuable work for juveniles. Family Circle?By H. A. Groves?Gould & Co., Boston?A beautifully got up small pocket volume, containing some of the best pieces of our most talented writers. Picture and Verse Book?Appleton Sc Co., New York?One of Mary Howett's most delight nil works for children, illustrated with upwards of 100 engravings. It ought to be in the library of every juvenile. Library por My Young Countrymen j Lipk op Olivkr Cromwell, by Southey?Appleton 6c Co., New York?A very interesting work, highly suita ble lor the youth of auy country. The Great Metropolis for 1846?Doggett, New York?One of the most usetul works ever issued from the press for residents ot and visitors to this city.. It abounds with all the information that can be required, together with blank journals for every day in the year. It is neatly got up botJt in pocket book and journal style. More than one edition has alreddy been disposed of. Cost only 59 cents. Ellen Halsey, by W. G. Sim me?Burgess ?te Stringer, New York.?An interesting work, well got up, at a reasonable cost?only 25 cents. Punch's Natural, History ok Courtship?Carey Ac Hart, Philadelphia ?Equal to any other of this "great writer's" productions for wit, satire, and fun. Forecastle Yarns, by the late J. W. Gould? Judd Sr. Co., New York ?Will be found an inter esting work, particularly to the nauticals. Thk Attache, or Sam Slick in Enoland?Bur gess Sc Stringer, New York.?So well known that little is required to be said of it?only 25 cents. Oneata, or the Red Race of America; by H. K. Schoolcroft;?Bussing Ac Stringer, New York; a pamphlet for 26 cents that contains a vast amount of valuable information relative to the almost obso lete race of aborigines of this great country. Jack, the Giant Killer ; and other Poems of the like kind; by F. W. N. Bayly, with illustra tions by Leech ; Burgess Ac Stringer, New York.? A very humorous volume of poetry, and the work well got-up. Sword's Almanac ; a Cuuch Register; Stan ford dc Swords, New York ?A very useful pocket volume for the Clergy, &c. of the Union, with blank interleaves for memoranda, containing a vast amount of information on Church matters, Canons, Clergy, &c. The Book of the Aborigines of North Ameri ca, by J. Frost, L. L D. Ap'-leten fcSCo New York ?A pretty good condensation of Catlin's work on this subject, well got up and beautifully illustrated. Method ep Instruction in the Rudiments of Music, by E. Ives, jr.?Winchester, New York.? A useful work on this subjcct, designed for the use of schools. Rowe's Policy towards the Bible?Campbell Js Co. Philadelphia.?Au anonymous pamphlet abounding with much declamation, but little his torical fact. Tales from the German?Harper Brothers,New York.?This forms No. 42 of Harper's Library of Select Novels. A somewhat interesting work of upwards of 100 pages ot closely printed matter, for one shilling. Thirwall's History or Gresck : No. 2? Harper Brothers, New York.?One of the best and i cheapest books that ever issued from the press of | these enterprising publishers. Thb Wandering Jew, No. 6?Harper and Brothers, New York ?Plenty of matterfor the mo ney; of the quality "the least said soonest mended." Sketches of Irish Character ; by Mrs. S. C. Hall?Burgess and Stringer, New York.?Like all the other productions ot this gifted writer, at once chaste, elegant and interesting. Harper's Illuminated Biblk, Nob. 12 and 13; Harper <Se Brother, New York.?As good and as beautiful as ever. Hkwett's Illustrated Shakspeare, Nos. 33 to 35;.Hewitt, New York.?A most beautiful work; as it progresses improves. The Edinburgh Review, for October?Scott, New York ?Contains many valuable papers, par ticularly those on "Puseyism" at the commence ment; they should be read by all theologians, in these piping times of religious controversy. Graham's American Monthly Magazinb, for Dec. Graham, New Kork.?About as good a ma gazine as is published in ths neighborhood. Columbian Magazine, for Dec.?Post, New York.?A tolerably interesting number. There are some beautiful illustrations promised for the January number. American Journal of Fine Arts?Taylor, New York.?A new work with considerable room tor improvement in every respect. Thb London Quarterly Rbvibw, for October; Scot' New York ?A more interesting number for general reader than the previous. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, for Nov'r; Scott, Ntw York.?A capital number. These re prints do the publishers infinite credit. The Democratic Review, for Nov'r; Langley, New York.?A capital number, containing some excellent papers. Littel's Living Age, Nos. 26 to 29; Burgess &. Stucger, New York.?Contains as well selected papers as any that have been issued for some time past. The Ladies' National Magazine, for December; Peterson, Philadelphia.?A pretty good work. The Hun. Robert T. White, late one of the Judges of the Supreme Court of Error* and Appeal of this State, lied at hit residence In this city on the 13th inst, in the 78th year of his age.?Nathtillt WAig. Our Town continues to Improve.?Within the lost Kail a splendid range ot brick stores have been put up above the market, which with those erected below within the last few ykars.make an appearance of business aot common at auy lormer period. All these stores are tea .tnted, and nre stocked with the largest supply of goods -tufied to the country and town trade, ever ?flowed in this market. ? Winyatu Ohttrver, 10(A Nov. Memphis Races ?The races at Memphis do not appear to have been very interesting. The lour mile purse wai carried off by Sally Shannon, beating two others, (Jeneral De Buys won the three mile purse j and Magnate took two prises?the purse at two milts and the best three in five. The time made in eaeh rsoe is net mentioned with sufficient confidence to report it, but no thing remarkable was done. Georgia Eliction Complete.?Returns from all ?he counties have been received at the Executive. From the addition there made, it appears that the whole num ber of votes polled weie 86,467 ; of which the? La Polk ticket received 44,IM Clay do do 41,104 Polk's majority, 3,040 Connecticut River Railroad.?We learn from ihe Springfield Republican that the regular trains rom Hartford to Hprmttteld will commence running on he 3d of December. From the Northampton Gssette ve learn that the mail is nearly completed toCsbotviile, i >ur miles north of Springfield, snd thst the work is iu progress at several points between Cnbotvillc and North impton. Springfield is ibont M mile* north of Hertford, ind about'JO southerly from Nui i'isn|.ion The com-, p let ion of the railroad trom Hartford tj sprinefield will" . ifiord continuous railroad oommmucicalion from New llsven to Boston, and else from >ew Haven to Albenv. 4teamt<oats run daily, or ofteaer, between New York and New Haven. Travellers Imposed Upon.?Some imposter ia Mew York is doing a lucrative business in collect ug fare from passengers, and agreeing to sfad them to 3uff*lo by canal. A party of nine persons arrived in this .tity yesterday, who had been fleeced out of $0 eaeh, in ?he above msnner. Of eourse, there is no remedy for the leluded victims of these vsgabonds, who rob the travel ling community ot thousands of dollars annually.?Utte rly JltUt, Nov* N tvunlui. Accomack... Amww.... Alleghany. ... Botetourt Brooke.. SIC SM 443 4*7 Brunswick MO Ml 4 OS 194 Bucludghun 310 475 M* n? Bisxtou 100 Ml im 10? < tWII 4M 411 Ml m Campbell *S Til at m 417 ?0 46) 476 i * S ttettu::::::-?:8 S : ; Clyfce 174 no 190 Culpeper. 104 331 >00 sot Cumberland m MS m r? DinwiddSeT.. ........... ? Ml 311 *70 Kliubech City ..! M Ml Us IM Emit its Ml m m 366 Ml 410 Fauquiar 5 S3 MS M7 761 g*V?U? It* 100 US 049 S"T5*ffv "I t 141 354 344 304 {?loyd, (informal,) *79 14s 287 114 Franklin 415 m 674 610 frredsrick 743 744 007 006 ?!''? MS 0M 340 367 Gloucester 179 *47 M0 033 Goochland .333 1M 310 145 Grayun 407 444 331 140 GraenVrier M0 460 341 700 Given SM <t SOU 66 Greensville 146 IM 146 OS Halifax 9M 4*1 1041 344 Hampshire 605 7M 604 675 Hanover 46* 4M 4** 440 Hardy MO 400 37* 531 Harrison 1341 ?M 760 479 Henrico SM 445 404 570 Henry... 191 311 *40 306 Ilia of Wight 533 M 470 91 Jamas City 9 141 ? 10J Jefferson 59* 667 6*4 7*5 Jsck.on 211 *5* M5 MS Kanawha 3*4 8*7 44* M3 King 81 Claeen S05 Mt Mt *50 KmnGjor*? 139 16* 117 165 King William 3t6 115 337 109 Lancaster 17 170 M IM J-ee.. 419 *75 57* *37 Lewi SM tM 319 Logan IM I3t 177 IM Loudoun Ml iMt 474 1 05 I.ouisa 475 T75 4*4 3t4 Lunenburg 30* 2M SSS 196 Madison 5*2 51 51* 66 Matthews M0 lit Mt 17* Marion, (new co,) 0 0 177 200 Muon 304 405 SU 415 Mecklenburg 561 310 610 *76 Mercer 1*4 146 177 173 Middlesex IM 101 11* 131 Monengalitf ISM 6*1 7M 393 Marshall 46* 451 475 444 Monroe 420 <98 460 4*5 Montgomery *61 3M S44 364 Morgan 145 179 *16 IIS Nansemond 249 M3 244 Ml Nelson 237 404 Ml 443 Norfolk county 471 461 5M 627 New Kent 156 IM 177 19* Nottoway _ 190 IM IM 117 Nicholas IM 173 15t 173 Ohio *87 922 40* M7 Orange '216 ?31 2M *39 Page 4M 44 6M 50 Patrick 2-4 342 316 M9 Pendleton 461 389 542 409 Pittsylvania 616 876 634 IM Pocahontas *11 10' M7 *1 Powhatan 210 176 *10 *|5 Preston 464 306 504 3** Prince Edward 361 *6* 377 M4 Princess Anna * 374 4M *51 319 Prince George ,,,; ... 237 1)4 2*6 IM Prince William 393 167 467 159 Pulaski 161 14* 174 166 Randolph 311 4M IM M7 Rappahannock 300 311 314 359 Rockbridae 5M 34 443 697 Richmond county 15' '77 144 2** Ritchie (new county) 1 0 254 104 Iloiuoke 225 IM *79 177 Rockingham 1444 246 1716 290 Rus ell 293 Ml 416 414 Scott 441 284 531 27G Shenandoah 1218 102 1372 170 8mv tli 304 2411 37 1 274 Southampton 372 378 SM 316 Spotsylvania 368 348 41* 4M Stafford *94 164 346 *33 Surry 105 94 !?? 118 Sussex...! 347 1<9 3*5 1*4 Taylor (new county) 0 0 *69 *44 Tazewell' .. 4M 113 6*7 100 Tyl?r 431 324 411 441 Warren 3M 110 3*1 IM Washington 6*4 364 7*3 371 Wayna (new county) 4 0 IM IM Westmoreland 8? 2M 67 *05 Wood 392 413 3M 5M Wythe 474 *79 553 309 Warwick 3 M *4 67 Yorl|. t 8 19* 109 113 Norfolk Borough 298 5*9 403 634 M2 215 336 >76 .xormia do Pet?r?burg Richmond city 176 4M 2*2 t|7 Williimsburg 7 83 5t tt Total 43.893 4*,401 M,770 44,877 42.M1 44, *77 Democratic majority 1,39* 5,193 Aggregate rote in 1144, 94,647 " in 1*4' 86,3M Increase 9,213 9 1 TonnooMe Hlecllonj (Official.) 18J4 > j?r 1? II40 - ? CimtWu. Clay. Folk. Har. V. B. Anderson Bledsoe.. _ ledsoe 4M *M 644 M* Blount 1046 7*6 IM 64t Bradley 57* 958 467 791 Csmubell 337 311 4? 3M Carter 739 m M7 09 Claiborne 571 *57 631 7S3 I'ncke 844 1*7 917 80 Granger 991 548 10S5 449 Greeuc. 1031 1701 10? 1559 1173 1*M 1053 1161 Hamilton 614 6*4 Mt 47* Jethrson .. ;....15tt *47 Ull 1*1 Jehesra ..! ' 370 7? 300 49 Knox.... ......... .....M15 5? *006 314 M'Minn *73 1MI 10*2 *07 Meigs IM 0M II* 535 M an 00 MS Ml 503 SM Monroe. . I.!. *59 1008 9*3 SO* Morgan *11 *3* Sll 1*1 Polk M0 4M 195 33* Rhea *3* 3M M9 3*1 Roane.............. 9M 735 1047 544 Sevier.. 7M 70 9M 45 HuliivMi 340 1533 317 1316 WaahuSoM......MI 1**5 *M 1003 Bedford? .. 1444 15M 1*71 SIM iw m> ww mi b, new co 4M 491 Dickson 3M TM 3M 643 Fentress ? 4* 140 3*3 Franklin 340 11*3 644 1461 Giles 1M1 1M7 11*0 1*4* Hardin 505 73* 5M Ml Hickman 10M MO M2 &KtT/.v.v:::v::.v.v.? 8 ?Si & **7 ? Maurv 1292 19M 1417 *0*5 Montgomery 1*71 10*9 1191 7M Marshall, new co 635 1*0* Overton 336 1145 3M 0M Hchertson 1IM Ml 1107 640 Rutherford I7M 15M 17M 1475 Smith *?* TM M57 t*0 Stewart 519 704 457 64* Sumner Ml M17 794 17M Van Buren, new co ??...110 190 Warren 335 1IM 513 1944 Wayne M5 446 7M M6 White 857 4M 1101 3*6 Williamson I*M 069 M17 601 Wilson *607 104* 25M *70 Benton *M 401 *49 Ml Carroll ISM 5*4 1M1 34* Dyer 3M 87* 446 M6 Kayette 1*05 1151 1140 94* Gibson ? 13M 611 1*72 418 Haroemw tM 1077 t76 160 Henderson IMt 492 131* 277 Henry 834 1312 6U 1079 Lauderoale, new county M6 *11 Haywood -... 7M 668 *07 476 -Vl'Nairy 773 741 906 477 Madison 1347 7M 131* 537 Obion 2*1 436 267 347 Perry 744 513 7*1 348 48,289 City's majority 113 Hat. maj. 12,102 A Chapter in thk History op Caiiu.? At the ;>reeent November termot the Municipal Court, three well dreseed young men were called up lor aentaoce md were each condemned to the State prison (or a scries of jreara, the youngest being about twenty Ave. Oneef ihea, (Kben B. Clifford.) was unacquainted with the other two, but hta Crimea were Juat like theirs, ?hop lilting, and hit crime* were the aooldental means of detecting theirs. He hod formerly been condemned to ? penitentiary, tor three yean, for a aimilaj offence, and bee a pardoned before expiration of aenteuce. do had the other two been sentenced formerly to ? peni tentiary for the same effsnce, one lor seven, the other for eight years, and eech of them had been pardoned before expiration of sentence. All three were adjudged at this term to be common and notrrtou* thieve*, and ecch was sentenced as inch. The t(-t? oi ii auty and affection were shed in vain for them each.Ocioiv the upright Judge; nd thoee whom liitera and w ivea and parents and Iriends, and tbo severer diacipline of the law alio, could not ret. .ruin from a repetition of their orinioa, ore again subject ed to the confinement and leeluaionot a prison?Clif ford fer three years, William B Bradley (alias Bevorj) for fird yeart, and James M. Bradley for tlx yeors. The Brad leys are brothers; Jamee waa the nee rest con vict to the ill fated, muc/i lamented warden, Lineoln, when he wat aaaaiainotod by Abner Rogers. Jan., and the warden fell dead into hi* arms. He waa pardoned to make him a government wltnees of the fact j| assassination. Wm. Bradley (then called Savorv) was pardoned at the requeet of Rogers's counsel, to kelp to make out the proof of Inaanily on the pert of Rogers.? Thui neither the severity ef the low, nor the clemency >f the Executive, could reform theee good looking, intel ligent, and smart young men. The Bradley's exhibited so much good sense, and 'poke in such good language, mid ho re the criticel ixamination and eroas-examlnation of the counsel and court in Roger'* trial, with so much intelligence ind reapectnhTlity, that they commsnded and receiv ed an apparently well merited eulogiumof Chief Juitico Shaw, who like all other good men, lament* d that so much capacity had been united to any moral turpitude. Yet, alas! there they are again, in that tame p nltentiery for the beat yeera of Iheir lives, having proved them ?elvee unworthy of clemency, sympethy, or freedom ? Sesfen Mercuntih Journal. Firot op th* SiAfoN.?Wr had a flurry of tnow jr ester day, too plain and palpable to be mistaken, between I and 3 o'clock, while the sun at the same time wat ahin tng In its fulnots. The shining of the sun and the falling ?r.?r* Snow>?' the seme instant, gave us ?ome idea ef the leUfaf store?the phenomenon, we mean, which ha* pux Umtn Harali, tfn. it.