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NE YOKE HERALD. New York, Writiit-sday, February 5, 1845. {?g*ln cousequeuce of ilie .norm, we have no advices from Washington this morning. The Sou'kern mail due yesterday at 2 o'clock, P M, had not arrived at the hour of our going to press. Tlir ?'native" Party?It* Fn*t, Present, and Future. Toe repeated lailuir o! the good people of the promising village of Boston to elect a Mayor in consequence of the recent organization and perse vering efforts of the 41 uative" party there, and the approach of an important election in this city in April next, have directed a good deal of public at tention to the present position of this new party, which has of lai" made its appearance in some ol our large cities. "Whit are the prospects of the "nnvesl" 44 What elements of stab. Iity do they possess?" 44 What is their probable destiny 1" These a d numerous similar inquiries are made in various qui tiers L t us occupy a paragraph or two in furnit-hi: tr a reply. Tin" 44 nat w" party h id its origin in this city, and was the growth of a very rational feeling of dtMip, rnbatiou amongst certain classes of Protest ants of the dci duct of Bishop Hughes, and a por tion ot the Catholic Irish, who were ready to do his bidding. When that misguided prelate, whose z.-al has, somehow, not on all occasions been very remarkably tempered by discretion, rushed into the political arena, and, amid the yells and shout ings of an excited mob, distributed, with his own h'tids, a politico-religious ticket, which he called on all the Irish voters, by the solemn, and awful authority of 44 the church," to deposite in the ballot boxes, a strong " no popery" move" ment wna at once commenced amongst the Presbyterians and those other classes of Pro testants amongst whom the hatred of Antichrist baa always burned fiercely. The result was that a few not remarkably eloquent or intelligent dem agogues succeeded in a month or two in organi zing a party which was solemnly pledged to vote against the SWpe, corduroy breeches and holy wa ter,and whieh numbered on its first trial of strength upwards of eight thousand men, with at least tre ble that uumber of women and boys. After that election, in consequence of a judicious comming ling of the cry of "City Reform," with the scream of "No Popery" this party gained great acces sions of men, who absolutely slept peacefully at night, undisturbed by visions of the Pope and the bloody Inquisition, but who imagined that if both the old political parties were put to rout, and a corporation of plain, intelligent, common sense citizens, who had never bought and sold in the shambles of politics, were elected, the city would b<" greatly benefitted, and that all this might be ac complished by means of the 44 native" party. Ac cord! igly, in consequence of these accidental cir cumstances, the eight thousand swelled to a force sufficient to sweep both the old parties entirely off the field. Then came the Presidential election, and the whigs, by truckling to the 44 natives," swamped their Congressional and State tickets, giving the latter a fresh bui very short-lived advantage. The wbigs opened their eyes, blew their burned fingers and swore they had had enough of the 44 na tives" Now the imbecility, stupidity, faith lessness and folly ol the Corporation had uiteTlv disgusted all these who had voted the 44 native" ticket on grounds altogether independent of the religious prejudices, and now we find the party has resolved itself back to its original elements, and consists solely of the rigid Presbyterians on whose nerves the mention of the Pope operates with as invariably exciting potency as a red petti coat on thp eye of a turkey-cock. In Boston, it is not a little curious to observe that the 44 natives" are almost universally Presby terians of the 44 straiter sect;" the Unita rians, Baptists, Episcopalians, Methodists, and other more liberal denominations of Protes tants being chiefly whigs, whilst the demo crats are, as usual, made up of the odds and ends of all religions, and the Catholics in large numbers. So we find it here. The "orthodox" Presbyterians?the regular "old lights"?now make up the ranks of the "natives," whilst they are de serted by all those who fell into their movements from the collateral circumstances which we have described In tins city next spring we Bhall have three parties in the field?the whigs?the demo crats?and the "natives." But the latter are now here, as in Boston, merely a sectarian organization, wuh a very sparse sprinkling of politicians, not ot vast importance. "Nativeism" has fairly resolved its* If into its primary elements, sectarian prejudices and feelings, brought into more than ordinary acti vity. and partially organized in consequence ot extraordinary circumstances. The movement was the result of mere ephemeral causes, and its exis tence is necessarily limited. "The Pope"?"the Pope"?"the Pope"?"the Irish"?'"the Irish"? "the Irish"?"the Dutch"?"the Dutch"?"the Dutch"?are not, after all, watchwords of suffi cient potency to create and maintain in existence, a great and influential political party in a Sut* u hieh has been the first to give to the v orld the great practical example of the wisdom of univer sal toleration?whose peculiar glory it ia to be the sanctuary of persecuted religion and the home of outlawed liberty. We are, therefore, inclined to believe that the two old parties?the whigs and locofo:oa?will hereafter have the field to them selves, and that "nativeism" will, like Bishop Hughes, bid adieu to the political arena, in future to 6tick to its calling?"No Pope !" and "Down with the Dutch." Historical Society.? In consequence of the severe snow storm last evening the Historical So ciety did not hold a meeting. About ten members manfully fought their way through the snow drifts and found their way to the room in the University, but n quorum was not present, and their enterprise and devotion went unrewarded?not an absolutely unprecedented occurrence. The meeting will be held next Tuesday evening, and it is expected that some interesting biographical memoirs of the late Col Stone will be read. City Reform ?Last night the streets were most impassable in consequence of the nume snow drifts, and yet qpt a lamp was lit. The w city was in utter darkness, and we expect to I ol many accidents in consequence. OCJ* Some of the theatres were closed last e ing on account of the tremendous storm, anci others might as well have been. All other pi amusements, so far as we could learn, were | poned. The Proposed New Opera House.?There to have been a meeting of those favorable tc above undertaking, at the New York Hotel, evening, (or the purpose ot hearing the repo the committee appointed at a previous mer tin; litis subject; but, owing to the inclemency ol weather, v.-ry lew were present, and the bust was postponed to an early and more favorable of which due notice will be given. St'PRRMK Court ? A petition is in course of sig nature by the members of the bar, protesting against the passage of a bill now before the Legis lature, having for its object to deprive the city of N?*w York of one term or session of the Supreme Court, which the petitioners state will tend in a Measure to lower the character of the profession. The petition liesforsignHtures in the Law Institute, City Hall, and has already been signed by many leading members of the bar. Brio John If. Gardiner.?It appears that Capt. Pedertod never staled that the lives of the crews ot the Aranda and Florida Blanco might have been -.ived by life boat* We make this statement in i?uce to hiui Magazine Literature.?The magazines for the month ure now before us, and we have given them a more tliau usual degree of attention. Some ol them are philosophical, and some uophilosophical ?a >me of them purely literary, and aome of them ol a mongrel description, hall literary and half political-some of them affect great elegance, and some appear to glory in alliance with the "cheap and nasiy" school?some are splendid with plates of " the fashions," and some are luminous wirh " distinguished" faces seen in the White House or at the " Pewter Mug"?but all are alike charac terized by one common trait?a sort of second hand ism us it may be called. These magazines may indeed be properly described as the Rag Fair or Chatham street ol North American literature. They hnve about the same claims to originality, that the convi rsation ol Gra iano had to sense. " Gratia no speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more 'ban any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels ol ch .11; you shall seek all day ere you find ihem ; aud when you have them, they arc not worth the search " The purely literary magazines?such as the "Knickerbocker," the "Lady's Magazine," "Gra ham's Magazine," the "National Magazine," and a swarm of others?are the most namby-pamby, wishy-washy affnra imaginable. Ttiey are gene rally filled with silly storiea, in which the sentiment is often as fpurious as the style, and never, in any instance that we have seen, rising to a level in in terest with the tamest of Mrs. Sherwood's "Tales i for Children." Aud even here we look in vain for any uppreach to originality. The stories, trashy 1 aathey are, appear to be merely a duplicate of the trash with which the shelves of circulating libraries | were filled before the advent of Walter Scott, James, the Porters, and Miss Edgeworth?the same approved materials of sentimental masters ; and misses?inexorable mamas and inhuman pa j paa?cruel guardians and unrelenting fates?myste rious adventures and inconceivable denouements? which make up the staple of such romances as : " Emma, or the Child ol Misfortune"?"Amelia, ! or the Sorrows of a Heart"?"Laura, or the Mys | terious Marriage"?still constituting the never j failing atock in trade of these magazine literati One rather amusing peculiarity about these maga zines consists in the struggle which appears to be j constantly going on between the male and female contributors?the women trying hard to be as un* feminine ns they can, and the men laboring with I equal assiduity, and we must say with greater sue ! cess, to emasculate themselvesas much as possible. | The maie contributors to these magazines may, in i deed, be designated with great propriety as the I props and ornaments of the "Miss Nancy" school I of modern literature. Not satisfied with boring I their unfortunate readers with their anti-peristaltic I love-stories, and painfully elaborate attempts at I criticism, these "Miss Nancies" must needs ! thrust their physiognomies before the public eye, and accordingly we are treated, in some of these magazines, to portraits of their " dis tinguished contributors," which are certainly quite characteristic, and in some instances corro borate very remarkably the theories of Lavater.? Affectation, conceit, and stupidity, appear in every line ol the wretched engravings One of these literatcurs is represented in a Lord Byron attitude, with his linen in Btudied disorder, and his sandy locks just released from the paper. Another is de ! picted in the act of writing for the magazine, ga i zing intently on the floor, as if he expected an idea J to make its appearance through a trap-door, or as i if he were sitting for an illustration ol the classic 1 description?"fat contented ignorance looking ' down upon the earth." Then the portraits are ac i compauied by "accounts of the life and wri'ings" ' of the distinguished "originals," is which Wishy ' Washy Blockhead Smith bepuffs and bespatters ' with all manner of eulogy Namby Pamby Jenkins, ' and Namby Pamby Jenkins bepufis and bespatters | Wii-hy Washy Blockhead Smith, and so on to the 1 end of the chapter. ! But let us turn to more pretending rpagazines 1 such as the Democratic Review and the IVhig Re I view, and see if we can find in them any thing like j originality or manhood. Alas! we only find in i them the same second hand ism?the same affecta 1 tion?the same barrenness of intellect. There ib I not a single topic taken up by these reviewers, j that has not been discussed in the daily newspa ' pern, and, months before, dismissed from the public I mind as settled and determined. The Whig I Review is a mere re-hash of all the stale, I flit, and unprofitable paragraphs and Htupiu ! " leaders" of the whig journals, and the i Democratic Magazine is in like manner the j mere receptacle of all the shp-slep, '.rash, and scurrility of the locotoco party prints. And yet these reviewers assume the most pompous tone of superiority over the daily journalism of the time? affect to hold the newspapers in sovereign contempt ?and deal out their musiy, second hand commodi ties with the air of men scattering gold and silver amongst a scrambling crowd. What renders the airs of these fellows infinitely amusing is the fact that they are almost universally broken down newspaper paragraphists, and penny newspaper edi tors, who have been ejected as worthless drones from the daily press?poor creatures who have tried to establish newspapers, and breaking down in a month or two, fasten on some unlucky publisher, whom they persuade tostai^ a magazine, in which they abuse the daily press?find fault with all the established usages of society?and* call names at every body, for a few months, and then having ut terly exhausted their poor victim, the publisher, sink into oblivion and are Numbered with the puppies in the mud! Such is the result?the melancholy result?ol an examination of our magazine literature. So long as it continues in the hands of such conceited, arrogant, uninformed, and trashy literatcurs as those who now control its destiny, it is clear that it must remain what it is, a mere fungous ex crescence?unseemly, disgu3tit g, and to be got rid of only by complete excision. The Missing Packets.?No tidings yet of the United States and England. It is fair to suppose that they, having been dismasted, have " put away" for some Southern port. They may now be at the Western Isles, or Lisbon, or perchance at Bermuda. We recollect a year or two ago, when the Ville de Lyon was given up by almost every one, she safely reached Bermuda, but in a dismast ed state. We first heard of her by the arrival ol a small vessel front that part of the world. We may hear in the same way of the United States and England. Spanish Money.?The Postmaster of thia city, having in vain attempted to compel the merchants to lose six per cent on their postages, has conclu ded hereafter to take Spanish money at ita par value. The Weather ?The thermometer at Greenport, at the terminus of the Long Island Railroad, ninety six miles Irom New York, tell to four degrees above zero on Sunday morning, and yesterday to five de grees. No ice had made in the harbor or at the wharves at that place. Ship Btni.DtNG.?A contract was yesterday en tered into lo'build two brigs for a gentleman na med Williamson, by one ol our shipmasters; one of 300 tons, to be called the Ramon Sanchez, after our late American consul at Carthagena, on the Spanish Main, and the other of 250-tons, to be called the Wm. L. Chapman, after one of our en terprising captains nailing from this port. We un der land that this gentleman has fallen heir to a Urge estate in England, and intends building a line of packet briesto sail monthly for the South Amer ican coaat. Post Office.?The postmaster took possession of the " New Post Office" yesterday. Trkmrndous Snow Storm.?One of the greatest and severest snow storms that has visited this city for years, opened upon us about four o'clock yes terday morning. The extreme cold weather of the previous three days had prepared the ground for it so that evrry Hike that fell was of use in lilliugup the streets. The snow was accompanied by a gale of wind from the E. N. E., which blew up plenty of drifts, and made the walking horribly disagreeable.? Throughout the entire day the snow filled the air so completely that no one could see to the distance oi two rods. Broadway was pretty well blocked up with snow banks to ihe depth of three and four feet in some places, and the omnibuses, on wheels, had hard work to move; two horses could scarcely start them, and four were, therelore, necessary. The jiedestriuns kept shy of the streets and window blinds, and umbrellas were mostly wrong side out. Snow spouts, in contradistinction to waterspouts, would start from the Battery and make n "clean run" to Union Park. The eyes ol the public were continually in danger of running against the ends of umbrellas in the hands of some of the people occupied in bra cing a drill of wind. Altogether, the whole city presented a rriagnificeutly stormy appearance. To make it more so, the Park Fountain sent up its stream of " ice water" in opposition to the storm from above. Every one had us much as he could do to manage himself and umbrella. This storm iriu^t have spread over a greater part of this section of the country. No mails having arrived late list evening, we are led to believe that it reached to some distance. All North East erly storms begins at the South West, and Philadel phia, Baltimore, tec., have, therefore, had a slice of it equally with us. It has gone to Boston also, and probably reached there about seven or eight o'clock yesterday morning. We shall soon hear, however, how far the storm has extended and what damage it has done. It is stated that on Long Island, snow haB fallen to the depth of two feet, and driited very much In this city it was about eighteen inches deep, on a level, at nine o'clock last night. If snow con tinued to fall all night, the people will find two feet on the ground this morning. It is needless to say that we shall have excellent sleighing, unless a ratn storm sets in. In the midst of this tremendous storm we thought of two classes, who really deserve a thought in such weather. Those were the Bailors on the coast, and the poor in the cellars. The sailors, in such a storm, deserve to be thought of the most, because no aid can reach them; they must live or perish as it may happen. The poor are to be pitied; but they, compared to the 'sailors, are in a comfortable situation, for aid can reach them. Let those, therefore, who have the means, see that they are provided for. We shall, probably, never hear of their starving to death, although they may sufler considerably; but we expect to hear of numerous disasters at sea, and on our coast. We cannot believe that such a storm would be so kind to our poor sailors as not to wreck some of them. Owing to the Bnow and wind no steamboat for the East left yesterday afternoon. The Broadway omnibuses disappeared from the street soon after sundown, the men and horses ac tually tired out. Postscript.?At the time of our going to press, (three o'clock) the storm continued, but with di minished violence. City Intelligence. Police Olllce?K?b 4.? hi M. P'a "all out"?Ar beit or agano or (un) owndino Nkgrois?Grand Corr and Chain Entrif ?About 10 o'clock this mo/ nine Cup tain Hiram -Thome. of Police Station House No. 4, and r/riva ci Weed and George Hendersbott, entered tht Po ice office, having in their custody six negroes, chained and hand cuffed together, on a charge of haviug been found in the basement of a house in Delancy street, gam bling with cards tor coppers. Officer Handershott made affidavit that while in search of a burglar, he,in company with the others, ou looking into a basement window, saw the black prisoners gambling, wilh a pile of coppers upon the table. They soon affor made a descent upon them, csptured tht m, and lodged them in the station house, wh re they wore kept till bronght to the Pohee t fficc On searching them but a few crppt-rs were found in their possession,and Justice Hat kell dismissed the com plaint and discharged the cuff-ees. Locking ur a Watchman in the Station House ? Watchman lubn Palmer, who is stationed at the wa'ch house near Station House No. 4, being off duty, felt a de sire to see the interior of the station house,and ,/sked Irate to do so?he was refuted admittance, but notwithstand ing he did enter, to reptr which act if temerity, the Captain, by way of a joke unquestionably, locked up watchman John Palmer in thn station house where he kept him till half past nine o'clock this morning. Pal mer would not take the joke and has since commenced civil suits for false imprisonment. He was, liowi ver, held to bail in the sum of $100 to keep the peace lor disorder ly conduct on complaint of Capt Tnorne. At all events, the M. P.'s are determined to be busy and do something. Abbest on SusriciON or Arson.?On Sunday last, a fire was discovered in the premises of Mr. Swinburne, florist, Flatbush, L. I, in a room, occupied by a man named William T. Dsvill, who was in the employ of Mr 8 The fire was extinguished aft - r doing about $J60u worth of damage. Dsvill was missed about half an hour before the fite broke out, end not comiug back at ail. suspicion fastened upon liim, and he waa arrested this muruing by officer Low, and delivered over to the au thorities ol Kings county. A Foundling.?Foundlings seem to be very plenty about then times, and laymen, as well as prelates, seem to be blessed with children whether they desire them or not. La*t night, about 7 o'clock, the door bell ol Piter O. Stuyvesant, No 621 Broad wry, was rung, and on the servant going to the door, she found in the porch a has ket, c out lining a L m ile infant about three days old, veiy comfortably clad. The inlaut was consigned to tht Commissioner ot the Alms House, as the days are gone by when foundlings left at the doors of the rich are adopted and educated. " Times isn't as they used to was." Coroner'e Ofllce?Jan 4.? Distressing Accident. ?A most melancholy accident occurred last night, from the runnii g away of the horses attached to a cab, by which a young and amiable girl was deprived of her exis tence, from accident and carelessness combined. Last evening, Mr. Canda, of No. 17 Lafayette Place, procured the services of Patrick McCormick, driver of one ot Mr. Rooney1! cabs, to convey him and his only daughter, Charlotte, a young girl Just entering on her seventeenth year, to attend an evening party in llth street. On theft return home, the cabman stopped at No. 29 Waverly Piar.e, to let out a lady who had accompanied Mr. Canda and his daughter. The cabman got oft his box, leaving tho reins upon the box,and held open the door while Mr. Canda escorted the lady from the cab to the door. While the cabman was standing by the side of the carriage, the horses, from some unexplained cause, teok fright, and ran through Waverly Place to Broadway, and up Broad way to 4th street, where they stopped at their stable door. The driver pursued the horses, hut to his consternation, on overtaking the vehicle, he found it empty. The body of the unfortunate young lady was picked up near the New Yotk Hotel, and conveyed into that establishment where she died soon after. The unfortunate accident occurred about twelve o'clock last night. The Coroner held an inquest this morning, and the jury rendered the following verdict. " That the de ceased came to her death by injuries received by Jumping or being thrown from a carriage, with which the horses in charge of Patrick McCormick started and ran from 29 Waverly Place, on the night of the 81 day of February, instant, the said Patrick naving carelssily left the reins lying on his seat instead of having hold of them aa he sho'ild have done, while he was standing at the side of the carriage, whereby he might have prevented the horse* from running away." Special Sessions Fib 4-Pot/erf y a Ciinu.?Many asad and dismal picture of real life is presented to view at the bar of the Police Court and Special Session*, and poverty is often fully pre ven a crime of the deepest dye. A good looking hale and hearty Irishman, n; mnl John Graby, waa arraigned at the baron complaint ofCaleb Woods.of No 406 Cherry street, ?barging him with having stolen last night two sticks of wood, ol the value ot six cents. Recordkr (kindly)- Graly, are yon poor? Prisonir?Yes, my Lord, very, very poor. Rlcordkb?You look like a man that would work if he could. Can you get no employ ment? Phisonir (sighing)?No, your worship, thn look's agen me. I've thried me hex, an' Its now betherthan five weeks an'I havift arn'dthe first shilling. Kkcordib? Have you a family 7 Prisoner (his eyea getting very red, and the muscles at his face twitching nervously)?Yea, your worahip, the ould woman is lying at home sick these three weeks, and ia dishabled Irom woik entirely. An'whan I came home last night at 6 o,clock, alter havitt' been out all day to try to get woik, and not able to do it, I came home and I found my three little chiMron were lashed and frozen widths cold, and sorrow the spark of flreto warm, an' I couldnt see them to, sir, an' I took the wood. Rr cordis?It i* indeed a hard casa, Graly?you have never been hem before, and look lih e n aober and indua trlonR man. You should receive aasiatence. Apply to the Al-ierman of your Ward, and he will afford it to you. It is astonishing that anv man should make a compfa.nt in inch biting aud dreadiui weather as this, against a fel low creature for stealing two sticks of 'rood?he ought to b? ashamed of himsell, and he probably ia, for he does not appear her* to Uglily against you, and even it he did we should probably ditchings you. Now, go at once to the alderman of the Ward and he will bflhrd you that relief j to which you are entitled. You me (In/charged. The imaginary fly upon tho end of the Court'* nasal or gan was filliped oil', and the prisoner departed with gratl Mule beaming in hi* ? -ye,and a "God bless jour worship," a' thn tip ol bis tongue.? The bock of the Court vfas somuwliat dry, and pre sented nothing more than the usual dirty features of the flyecW Session* Washington [Correspondence of the Herald J Washington, Feb. 2, 1845. Another Affair of Honor on the Tapis. James Gokdon Bennett, Esq. Dkar >ib:?Another duel is anticipated here? the parties being a distinguished officer of the Tex an Navy and an officer in the United States Navy The circumstances which are likely to lead to thi? result are these. A short tinte ago the House committee on ac counts, (the same which investigated the McNuliy business,) had before it the accounts of Lieutenant McLaughlin, in Florida. Among the items was a charge of about $16,000 lor curing one hundred sick men?buying groceries, medicines, brandy, flee. for them?who were not cured at all, but, in the course of the eleven months they were under this expensive treatment, mostly died off. A let ter was read in committee frotn Com. Moore, of the Texas Navy, (late in the United States ser vice.) making serious charges against Lieutenam McLaughlin, which the lieutenant repelled with so much spirit and in such terms as, it is generally supposed, will inevitably lead to a challenge and ;. meeting?if ill* belligerent parties cau succeed in escaping the vigilance of the minions of the law I shal' send you the particulars immediately, if the affair comes off. O. P. Q. Boston. |Correspondence of the Now York Herald.) Boston, February 3, 1845. Ruth for the Herald?The Egg of Columbus ? City Election?A Religious Quarrel?Orthodox Popes ? Wheel within a Wheel-7 he Leaden Son of 7 by 6?Debate on Seduction? Innocent Young Men Protected?Pure Water and Fresh Meat?Boston Gumption, $-c. J. G. Bfnnktt, Esq.:? There is no other paper printed out of Boston that has a tithe of the circulation here that the Neiv York Herald has. In fact the worthy cits of this metropolis of affected morality and sincere money-getting, look for the Herald of a morning with as much solicitude as they do for their break fasts. The bloods of Beacon street, the counter jumpers of Washington street, and the swells of Ann street, all find a quid pro quo for the time and attention they devote to the columns of your paper, and that unique class of bipeds, yclept politicians, never think ot setting their oracular jaws in mo tion until their optics have examined the political intelligence contained in your Southern correspon dence. The reason for this universal rush for the Herald is plain enough to be seen, though it certainly re quires the genius of a Napoleon so to order the dai ly campaign ot a newspaper as to take captive the

minds pf all, and leave all diurnal competitors lum bering in the rear. As the quidnuncs to whom Co lumbus proposed the problem of standing an egg upon the end, could all see how easy a thing ir was, after it was done, so the greenest of newspa per makers can now see why the Herald meets with such wonderful success. But unlike the gapert and starers that surrounded the discoverer of a conti nent, they cant make the egg stand up. A grea' many newspaper eggs have been smashed in ma king the attempt, and some addled by the process These latter are still put through the preucribet1 process, but only to excite laughter and derision a1 the folly of the attempts. It is the raoiness, the va riety, and the impartiality of the Herald that mskn it popular, and its cosmopolite character that diflu sea that popularity throughout the country, Iroir Dan to Beersheba. The Board of Aldermen of Boston have this morning determined to call another meeting for the election of a mayor on Wednesday, the 12'h, when Davis will probably be elected. There have alrea dy been six unsuccessful trials, the charter requi ring a majority for an election, instead of a plura lity, as in your city. On tbe face of things it would appear that "native-Americanism," or opposition to foreigners, prevents the whigs from choosing a Mayor, but a peep under the curtain of the movers of the "native" party shows a different state of af fairs. These movers are the orthodox (strict Pres byterian) school, which formerly held unquestioned supremacy in Massachuseits, but whose power has been demolished by rival sects, and more particu larly by the Unitarians. In order to recover their lost power and influence in this city, the orthodox sect have thrown their whole influence on the sidt of the "natives," and swelled that party to its pre .sent formidable force. The "Natives" in the first trial for an electior. of Mayor, did not in their most sanguine calcula tinna, pretend that they Bhould throw more thai fifteen hundred or two thousand votes fortheii candidate, Davis. Instead of that, however, th? vote for Davis was over four thousand, and th? "Natives" were utterly astonished at their grea' success. The secret of the phenomenon was this Davis is a high toned orthodox, and a member o that church, and the orthodox sect, seeing one oi their members tip for office, joyfully embraced tb? opportunity of struggling to win back their ancient supremacy. The word was accordingly passer along at church meetings, vestry meetings, prayer meetings, anxious meetings, ifcc to vote for "brother Davis," and well have the faithful march ed up to the work, and closely have they stuck to it. Now the "established religion" of the whig party, of Boston, is UnitariaDj they taking thei> faith from Harvard University, from which mos' of the leaders have graduated, and of course the whigB are thus religiously pitted against the "Na tjves " There is no hope ot a union of the whigf proper, and the "Natives," for the Unitarians fee I that the success oi the orthodox would be full or disastrous to them as to the Catholics, the os'eusi ble victims of "Nativeism," and of course wil fight to the butt's end. A strong Unitarian and whig told me the other day that for his part he would as soon have the Pope of Rome over him as an Orthodox Pope, and thought there was full as much danger to be apprehended from the supremacy of the orthodox as the Catholics So, you see, there is a wheel within a wheel in thu "Native" movement. The fun of Boston is not very "fast and furious" at the present time, the late anti-Texas-whig-aboli ttou convention making rather more sport than any thing else that has turned up here for some time. Your repctt in the Herald waamuch fuller and more accurate than any published in the Boston papers, and gave the characteristics of the convention, its hoe touches, flee., with great faithfulness. At the National Theatre Pelby has been running " Putnam, or the Iron Son of 76," for some time, and to good houses But the csvey who played Putnam was a caution, he being selected solely for his riding properties, and as stolid a specimen of humanity as ever toed the foot lights. The little black rat of a horse that took the .part of " Black Vulture," was in-good keeping with the rider, and both tended to give a most ludicrous air to the piece. Taking advantage of these, and some other weak points in the piece, as brought out at the National, Kimball, the proprietor of the Boston Museum, has brbugnt out a burlesque called " Putty, or the Leaden Son of 7 by 6," which has had a tremendous run at the Saloon ot the Museum. Little Miss Phelps takes the part of "Putty," and performs some mock-heroic feats of horsemanship, or rather hanegirlship, on a little kitten of a poney, who leaps bars, scrambles up a steep, Arc., like a full grown cat, and to the great delight of those who have witnessed the original Putnam. I looked into the State House the other day, and found the House of Representatives, consisting of some 3 or 400 members, in full blast upon a bill punishing seduction as a crime. The members used most commendable plainness of speech upon the subject, talking about things with a freedom seldom heard elsewhere except in courts of law.? Some shrewd cha s opposed the bill on the ground that it would put an instrument into the hands of designing females, whereby fhey might impose marriage upon innocent young men, by threats ol a state prison prosecution. One sprig of the law, somewhat noted for his gallantry, suggested that there should be a clause introduced for the protec ????! men "gainst seduction by females.? While this rich subject was under discussion, there were several ladieB in the'gallery, some of whom sat out the debaie with Spartan firmness, while one fair creature, finding she had got (into |a bad box, quickly absquatulated, remarking that she did not care to figure in the " third row" of thq House. Boston folks are all alive just now about bringing pure water into the city by aqueduct, in humble imi tation of the New Yorkers They have got a peti tion before the Legislature for a charter to bring in water from Long Pond, a stagnant, boggy sheet of water in Framingham, some 16 miles from the city; and when they get the water, it will probably be cracked up as far better than the "Croton," though some scientific persons, who have inspected the P?^di"* " it discolored with vegetable matter, and filled with minute animalcuaeT, which shoot forward and back with great briskness." Charles River, a capacious river of the best fresh water discharges itself right at the doors of the Bostoni ans, and with proper works would furnish an am ple supply of the purest and softest water, but the wise men of the city, in the plenitude of their wis asm, have entirely overlooked that, and are deter mined to prove the truth of the Saxon ndao. " Fash feut, en dire bacht" far fetched and d?r bought" Truly thine, ^ (juy pADX. Habpbrs' Pictorial Bible.?The Harpers have lust published the eighteenth number of this magni ficent edition of the Sacred Record. Its profuse and spirited illustrations, and its general typogra niical beauty, have made It much the most popu ar edition ever published. The numbers are sold at twenty-five centa each Albany. [Correspondence ofj the Herald.] Albany, 2J Feb., 1845 7V Demon otic Caucus ?'Die Tug of IVar, and Nomination of J. Van Buren as Attorney Gene ral? Supreme Court ?Office Hunting? Legislation on the IVickedncst of the Age?Hie Bishop's Book, alias the Book of the Trial, indicted At the democratic caucus held last evening in the Assembly Chamber, Nathaniel S. Oentou, ol Herkimer County, on the second ballot, was de clared duly nominated by a vote ol 47, over Samuel Young, the present incumbent, who received 45 votes, for the office ol Secretary tf State. Mr Benton is the candidate of the " Hunkers," so , called, and his nomination in question may be considered as his reward for opposition in the out set to the radical principles avowed by Michael Hoffman. In caucus, Mr. Young was proposed by Senator Sherman, and Mr. Benton by Senator Wright. It is perhaps needless to say that much bitterness of spirit lias been engendered by the overslaughing ?f Col Young. Some of his warm est friends go to an unwarrantable extent, perhaps, in saying, that for this discourteous setting aside by the caccas, Col. Young shall receive his reward in the Governor's Chair at the next election.? Various and peculiar items are to be takea into the consideration of such a proposition?and it is somewhat premature even to prophecy or express a wish ut this time on the subject. A. C. Flagg, the present sagacious comptroller, was almost unanimously nominated for reappoint ment. Hem an J. Redfield received a few votes. Thomas Farrington, Treasurer, was beaten by Benjamin Enos, not long since a Canal Commis sioner. Mr. Enoshad 50 votes, the required num ber and three to spare. Mr Farrington accompanies Col Young out cl office In truth there is little, if any, necessity for the office ol Treasurer. The whole duty of the office might be done it is said, by one of the prim cipal clerks of the Comptroller. If this be so, why not try the experiment1? The tug of war, as had been anticipated, was up on the choice of Attorney General, and the ballm resulted as had been predicted by sagacious and judicious calculators of political chances. Senatoi Porter nominated John Van Buren, and at the same time withdrew the name of Gen. Barker. Senatoi Wright nominated Rufus W. Peckham. Ninety three votes were cast, of which number John Vhq Buren received 47?RufusW. Peckham 46 Upoi. the announcement of this result the crowded as semblage broke out into demonstrations of applause which the chairman, Senator Bockee, permitted to continue for a sufficient time, and then brought down the mallet with a thundering call to order ? i jumped ble fate It will be seen that our friend Van Buren lias, into his new honors by the slimmest possib The presence of Senator Chamberlain would havt made a tie vote between Peckham and Van Bu ren. The friends of the first, were " cock-sure" ol his success immediately before the assembling ol the caucus, and one gentleman of function, offered to bet that Mr. Peckham would be chosen by a majority of ten votes! "This world is all a fleeting show, Ico." Defection in the hunker ranks is suspected and openly charged. It is rumored that a wealthy Senator, a leader of the hunker division, who ought to have stood fast for Mr. Packham, by his vote, decided the choice in favor of Johr. Van Buren. This is probably true, and is evidence that our calculation was correct, that, while the barn-burners would to a man remain true as Bteei for Van Buren. he would from a variety of in fluences be able to draw from the other division enough strength to secure his election. This wnt done by one vote, supposed to have been given by the Senator aforesaid. Our good uatured friend. General Storms, was within the bar while the bal lot for Commissary General was going forward The General like all other men " who hang on princes' favors," haB displayed a trifle of nervous ness?for in these dubious times no public servant, be he never so faithful or zealous in the discharge of duty, is sure of quiet possession of his trust One favorite succeeds another, and sometimes, at in the case of Mr. Euos, when the incumbent i not aware that any competitor for the place will spring up But no shadow of opposition was inado to Gen. Storms, and consequently he was the unani mous choice of the caueus for re-election to a po i-ition which he occupies, as is generally conceded, worthily and well. Hugh A. Halsev, of Suffolk couniy, was nominated for Surveyor General, and the winding up of caucus operations was the nomi nation of Martin Van Buren and William C. Bounk, for Regents of the University. To-morrow th< necessary manoeuvres in the Senate and Assemble will be enacted, and then the above named fortu nate gentlemen, will be authorized to assume tin cares and responsibilities of their respective an respectable stations. The whigs had a caucus it the Senate Chamber. In what chamber the nativn held their caucus has not yet. been made known Nor have the names of the gentlemen put in nomi nation by the whigs or the natives, for the State officers, as vet been rumored. It is always policy to make a show of opposition even though one i morally sure of a sound pummelling The present term of the Supreme Court has beei extended by special act of the legislature, until th< 31st of March. From the appearance of the cal endar, we may suppose that the people are fond of litigation. There are six hundred causes set dowi for hearing, and the Court is now engaged with one of the small numbers. The Chancellor is holding his term, but would be glad, doubtless, to receive a eupercedeas in the shape of a confirmation by th? U. S. Senate to the office for which he has beer nominated by the grace and favor of John Tyler The Herald opines that such confirmation is not likely 10 arrive within any given or reasonable p< riod. In such case, if Chief Justice Nelson should be named,a numerous circle of friends would hear tily rejoice in his success Judge Nelson is a gen tleman deservedly popular, and would fill his seat upon the Bench of the Supreme Court as worthily as he now fills the chief place in the Supreme Court of this State; and upon this point no differ ence of opinion is expressed, if any is entertained in any quarter. But should the supposed contin gency haopen, we should have a speck of trouble perhaps in selecting a successor to Judge Nelson. Judge Bronson, by prescription and tenure, would perhaps present strong claims for the next higher degree?but his associate hrothei Beardaley is not an unpretending rival. Perhap. the Inst named might magnanimouely defer to what would be considered the superior claims of Judge Bronson. and then on the other hand he might not so defer. We are onlv speculating on possibilities, or at most upon probabilities. But the vacancy in the first circuit, valued at from eight to ten thousand dollars in the matter of "hire and salary," and fees,and withal an honorable posi tion, is, and for some time has been, a matter of deep concern to certain of our citizens. It is pro bable that the applicants will know all about the business during the next week. Messrs. De Witt, Hart, Edmonds, Bosworth, Bradley, and Cowdrey, generally understood to be candidates for the place, have been in Albany. Four of them are in town to-day. Benjamin F. Butler arrived here on Friday, and as he wants nothing perse from the Governor, some little interest is manifested regard ing his business and movements. One of the edi tors of the Morning News has been in Albany and its vicinity for the lost three weeks. These two are thought to be important aids in the way of pre ferment, and consequently much court and cere mony is paid to them. Whether or not, in fact, they do possess the potent influence attributed to them, will not be made fully apparent until the Go vernor comes to make up his jewels in New York and elsewhere. The probability is that the disco very will be made during the week now at hand Some of the New York City jewels are real gems, diamonds ol the first water, of exceeding value very "pearls of great price." Lucky gentlemen! success to each and all. The subject and suppression of vjee and licen tiousness now occupies a large share of popular consideration. Petitions are daily presented in this behalf, and Mr. Huntington, from Ontario, Chairman of a Select Committee, has presented a most eloquent and moving report, concluding with an act in accordance with the prayer of the peti tioners. Should this act become a law, its effect on the welfare and happiness of the people would be in the highest degree salutary and beneficial. But while our legislators take care to suppress and punish overt sets, is it not well to provide against ihe incentives, the excitements to evil doing? It may be asserted "boldly and wi'hoiit hesitation," that such books as " the Bishop's trial," il not in tended for the suppression of licentiousness, are not calculated to promote the cause of ntorality, virtue, or religion. This seems to be the prevail ing sentiment even among the friends and sup porters of the House of Bishops, and the enterprising publishers of the book of the age. The demand for this volume with "the yaller fciver" is wonder ful and furaishes a more conclusive than any other evidence of the " progressive" character of our people, great, glorious and enlightened as we are generally acknowledged to be. " In the bonds." Timotu-Gkmkl. Imtortant Decision in Illinois ?The Supreme Court of Illinois, in a CMC wherein John T. Msrtln, im n ended wlthC. A Wsrefleld, was pluln'iff in error, and Jo'hua Drjden, 11. nl. trmteesof the Baltimore Land As isciation. were defendants in error, has drcided. first, thnt an attachment under the laws of tha Statu ot Illinois iiajienonthe property attached. And, secondly, thsi under thu Registry set oi that State now in force, an at tachment is a lien which takea precedence of a prior un registered deed, ol the existence of which, at the date ol the levy under the attachment, the attaching creditor had no notice, ' Theatrical*, dfccs Sio-ioa* Pico?Cure for IIhkumatum ?The lultn Moil .in) s, that Ihi re was an audience of nearly or quit* three thousand persons at the Philharmonic Society'* Concert at the Tremont Temple on Srtur<!ay ertninii, to litten to the warbling* of the far-famed Si^nora Pico. Ani well did her debut In thin city rniify her fainu. Her voice i* a mtzzo-foprano of i-xtrcordinary power and im passioned sweetness end tbo audience, composing the strength of our musical circles, were enraptured S.gnor . 3 inquiries also gav.- evidence of the highrit order ol mu sical talent Wo regret that our musical editor is now conAni'd with that most unmusical of all comnlainti, the rheumatism ; else our leaders would have a b-ttcrde. scripiion of this musical treat. We intend, however, that he shall attend the Signora's next Concert, and if that don't euro the rheumatism, nothing will. " Putnam," has been brought out at the Fron". Street Th?a re, Baltimire. Master Hughea, a youthful musician of considerable promise, has arrived in Mobile, where he is about to dis play his abilities. Mr Booth terminated his engagement at the American theatre, New Orleans,on the US'li uit. Mad. Hammorskold, the ci 1*braird pianist and vccalist, who has beon ?o highly successful in New Orleans, ha* beeu a pupil of M. Herz of Pari*. The Hughs* Family are giving concert* in Mobile ? The pa formers are very young, the eld.-st .being, wc be lieve, but twelve y ars of age, and yet they are pronoun ced by competent judges to he the most fluishsd aud ta lents d musicians ever before the public. The St 1j>\iU Reveille states that the Ihestrn in that city is to undergo a complete transfiguration. It i* to be con verted into a saloon forinirs, balls, concerts, Ac. The Bell Ringers hare returned to Charleston, all ? ? succecssful excursion to Augusta end S.ivunnah Mr. Geo H Birrett made his first appearance for sevs * years at the National theatre, Boston, last Monday. Hi* i* engaged lor five nights only. Mr. Jaraieson takes u benefit e.t the Cheauut street the? atre, Philadelphia, to-night. The Infant Sisters arc displaying their abilities in Nor folk ' Tbo celebrated Misie* Macombcr. 'rem the old Bay State," have been giving concert* at Trau'.on, New Jer sey. Superior Court. Before a lull Bench. Fr? 4 ?No jury case* being ready, the Juiy were dia. charged until this forenooa. In re. F S Stellhnot, an Attorney, (being an application toMiiko hi* name Irom the roll* of the Court) Mr. Sandford was heard for a Mr. Lcckwood, when a number of affidavit* were reai, showing the lact of a auit in chan cery, noiv pending, between a Madame Barhiere and her husband, in which both are involved in corlain charges. Meeting their fidelity to the marriage bed. It appeared that Barbiere we* arrested on a gUllWfll warrant, anil confined in the Eldridge street prison. It appeared that Mr 8. advised hi* client to adopt certain pr.eean'ioeary measures, with a view to advance the interesta of his cli ent, which ware deemed harah, and the present motion wasmade. Motion denied. Decisions. John B. Heine, plaintijf in error VS. John tfrlrnt et al. Je~ fendents in error ? This was a motion to sot aside a Judg ment. It appeared that the defendant's saddle and bridle were seized upon under a distress warrant, and it waa shown that he was a physician, and that the saddle an.l bridle ware necessary for him to use in visiting his pa tients, and therefore he was protee'ed by statute. Judg ment waa given againat him, and the case now comes up upou a certiorari. The Court decided that the articles were not protected by the statute; and that judgment must be affirmed. Ellen Brown vs. John Getturs.? Certiorari.?This ease came up before one of the Assistant Justices, and a motion wgs made by the defendant to adjourn the case for seven days, which the Judge decided to grant, on condition that the defendant should give security. On the next day, the security not having then beeu given, the Jurtice decided that unless forthcoming by next day, tho adjourn ment should not be allowed. On the following day, se curity not having besn given, judgment was rendered for the plaintiff in default. The case now csme tip on a mo tion to reserve judgment. This the Court thought erro neous, and therefore ordered it to he sot aside without costs to either party. Wm. Cox ads- Alfred H. Davis.?la this case a claim was set up by Davis to recover extra compensation for services, ft appears that Cox is keeper of the City Prison, and** such he has the privilvge of appointing his assist ant. On the present occasion be selected Davis, who, on being told the amount of his salary $630, objected to Cox on the gtound that the salary was deficient; atthesame time stating he wished $600, upon which Cox offered to intercede with some of the Aldermen for the sum re quired, which defendant agreed te, if there was any pro bability ol its being successful, which did not happen to be the case. He now sues Cox on account of bis piomiso to get the required sum. The Court was of opinion that as there was no contract, plaintiff could not rxact more than the legal salary allowed by the Corporation. Thomas Messenger, et al vs. M B. Hart.? Action of trespass for not levyingon goods upon a fieri fnriae and action of trover to recovers tobacco-cutting machine. It appeared that tho plaintiff recovered a judgment sgainst a Mr. Auatin, for $$10, and that an execution war i s'i' d, *n4 placed in the bands ol defendant's deputy on tlw 18th July, 1848, who, upon receiving it. went into Mr Aus tin's pienr.iies, and levied ufon nil the property with 'he exception of the machine inquestion. An execution was i-suivl npon tb' same day. and the machine to question was purchased by plaintiff, but upon sending a ct? nun to tahc it home, defendant would not deliver'it tip .'n re gard to the first of these allegations, defendant rl V'l* that he supposed the cutting machine to beexo p'ed fionj seizure under the exemption ol law. At to the second, he ground of refusal was iu consequence of plaintiff- re fusing to pay the usual fees fcc. Mellon to set aside judg ment set aside withou'aom? to either party. Wm. Beach on-' ,.m es Me William vs- M R.Hart? De murrer to the . arntiun, which thu Court decide was well take-. lu'iitn 11 fo. defendant, with liberty to <le fendm 11 nave <tn n e on payment of costs vritbin tin At alter notice of the same. Joseph ltnum ads. Uriah R. Srrikner.?The like judg ment lor pliiintfi on demurrer. F.rnset Eskie*t al. ads. Wm. Torrey ?The like judg ment lor plaintiffon demurrer. Philip England vs. James A. Ssrilhtt.?Judgment for plaintiff, with liberty to the defendant o ?mund, on pay ment rf costs within ten days after notice of this title. 7 he Trustees of the 9th Street Baptist Church ads. Valen tino Mo t etal ? New trial granted Robert Deacon vs. C. C. Lee.?Judgment for plaintiff ?n demurrer with liberty to defendant to plead dr novo ou payment of costs wi.bin ten day'- notice oi this rule. Elijah Whitney vs. W. W. Meilin - Judgment nflitmfd. Richard d Chambers et al. ads Thomas D. Howe.? No lice lor new trial denied In the case. The tamers 7 he same.?Motion for new trial, on gtound of newly discovered evidence, denied. J West vs Edward Weeks.?In this oass the defendant charged the pismtiff demurrage, when hn had only wai - ed one day for him to remov* the coal from the vessel, which he refused to pay. Suit wa? then brought and the captain recovered judgment. The. Court say, that he bad no tight te charge demurrage tuiioa^here bad been un reasonable d?lay. Judgment rov<r4H6^_ John Van Dyne vs. Uriah Ryder.?^^Pon to recover cost*. Judgment for plaintiff, rule to WTettled at Cham bers. Common Plena. Before Judge Ingrahsm Fsb. 4 ?Josrph Rhodes vs James A Spiltell.?ThH was an action brought to recover the vsiuoot tvoBillaof goods amounting to $830.80 It appeared in evidence that the plaintiff ia agent lor a foreign mercantile home, and in the course of huainrsi he sold to the defendant, in May 1849, worsted yarn to the above amcunt, on the express understanding that if good endorsed notes were given, defendant would have credit for six months, but if the re quisite iccurity waa not forthcoming, o: the i-xpirstion of said period cash was the only alternative No seeurity having boon forthcoming, present action ia btought For defence it waa contended that the suit waa brought pre maturely. Verdict for Plaintiff $948-subject to two op n lon of the Court on a case to be made. Mr. WintloK, for plaintiff?Mr. Brewster, for defendant General SomIoiis. Before the Recorder and Aldermen Gale and Cozzens. Matthew C. Patessox District Attorney. Fxa.4 ? Trial for Assault and Battery with Intent to Kill. ?Bernard Mulligan wss tiled fur au assault and battrry witii intent to kill, committed upon Thomas Hollohan, porter house keeper, of No. 6 Thames street, on the night ol the 30th of November last, about 0 o'clock. Mr. Hoi.lohah testified that in the above mentioned date, Mulligan came to his premises nod bad soma re freshment, and being very noisy, was fiaally put into the street by Hollohan. About three quarters of an hour alter, he returned with two others, and asked for drink ; end on Hobohau refusing them, they attache 1 him anil cut him hstll) on the face and neck with a knife, and that one of them *aid,"drsg him out and kill h-m,"or aimn thing of tho sort. He believed it was Mulligan who cut him Mr. Joss W. tiichf.smi*, n shoemaker, testifl.-d that he went to Hollohan'* to drink a pint of porter, and inter Ured, and received a severe cut upon the si-lo of his face. The physician who dressed the wounds of Mr. H. testi fl ?l that they were not in themselves dangerous, but mirht have proved so Irom loss of Mood and inflammation. ?The defence produced witnesses t* prove that the de fendant was intoxicated at the time, and alto to establish gooil character Wm. M. Price and James T. Brady, Biqrs., for Ihe de fence The jury, after a short sbience, found the accused guilty of airaiilt and battery only ftentrnce suspended. Plea of Guilty and "'entente ?Charles Craig, a black man, indicted lor a burglary in the flist degree, in enter ing burglariously the dwelling house of Jos'-uh H Good win, of ill Elizabeth street, plead guilty to a burglary in the third degree, and waa aentencHl to four yetus and eight month* imprisonment at Bing 8ing. Deferred Cast ?The caae of J. C Ashley was set down for tha first Tuesday of the March term. At tweuty minutes past 4 o'clock the Court adjourned tHl 11 o'clock to-morrow. Court Calendar?This Day. 'Commai* Plbas?Part 1st?47,40. 61.M, ?6, 07, 99, 71, 48. 67 Part 3d-- 8, 0. 64. 6fl, Afl, 80, 64, 66. 99, 43. fturr.Rioa Court?Both branches of this Court will sit. -Nos. 10, 30, 97, 30 to 80, 40 to 44. - Amassmsnts, PimxNoLouY.?Mr. Fowler lecturca on this sci atica in Franklin Hall, 176 Chatham square, this evening, at 7 J o'cltck. Admittance sixpence. Go and hear him. Annexation.?Mewim. R. P. Dunlap, Hnnoihnl H.mlin, Joshua Herrick and Benjamin Wkite, democrats, representatives oi Maine, havs, it it said, written a lelt?r t# their constituents, explaining their reasons for voting ?gainst the passage of the annexation bill. Their chief objection to the bill was that it secured "'he institution or slavery iu nearly all the icrrttoty." They would havo voted for a bill that would seem a Mr division of the Republic ni rpffMirfii Ift fitnm nod alavrry. Ca?k of You In rii.? ^'i^reme Court this mornintf, in the c<c i|? p ?ir y $u., tor the murderof 2?fJon? ?n? woiioa for n r ? w fti wm overruled, Jttdtrn Wild** disienting. Tl.? pri?or,?r will receive his seutence <fli Thursday next.? lion ton Tranicript, Feb. %.

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