Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 24, 1845, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 24, 1845 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. New York, Monday, February 44, 1(145. Criiu In (h? Texas l^ucatloii?lu frolwble 1'?????< ? lt? ( onutqucncN According to all accounts trom Washington, the annexation q irstion in seme shape will be decided by the Seujte in the affirmative in a f> w days.? l'he newspapers and correspondents oi both par- ! ties, concur in expressing the opinion ol its cettain pasca&e. We have our doubts, however, as to the accuracy ol tlie?e predictions, and believe rather that some ol the statements are made by the ene mies of the measure, with a view oi preventing such a tesult taking place. Until these predictions become facts, we shall consider it as a doubtful question at best. Yet, whether it pass this week or next week? this year or next year?it seems to be a matter ol mere time, for pass it certainly will, in some shape 111 Congress, either now or hereafter. If it should pass in a few days, that result would bring up a train of consequences in connection with our for eign relations, that would probably produce a new and original crisis in the affairs of Europe, of Ame rica, and, perhaps, of the whole civilized world. The same popular feelings, which, in this country, will have carried the annexation of Texas, will also occupy Oregon, and go ahead, in all geueral movements, so far as this continent is concerned. This policy will bring us into immediate collision with the policy of England, and the mutterings trom that quarter, which for the last two months have been so audible, will become louder and strooger, until a collision, not only of opinion, but of physical force, must take place, that will be the commencement of a new era in the progress of the world. We are on the threahhold of new and important movements among civilized nations, which, at all events, may embrace wide interests before its re sults settle down. Every thing will depend on the action of the present Senate, for that is the enter ing wedge to all that may follow?the first step in a new series of mighty events. For a development of our views on this matter we must wait until the action of Congreas is fully ascertained. Insinuations aoainst President Tvler ?The Ann insinuates that John Tyler, President of the United States, has been doing a great business in speculation during the last four years This insinu ation refers to speculations in offices?speculations in coal-mines in Maryland?and speculations in various other matters and things by which money can be made. The same journal intimated some days ago that Mr. Tyler had $200,000 out of his office since he became President?an assertion that was very promptly denied by John Tyler, Jr. "We don't see, however, that John Tyler is accused of having speculated in Plainfield Bank stock?or o| having speculated in Lehigh Bank stock?or of having speculated in Ulster Bank stock?orof hav ing speculated in Malone Bank stock?or ot having speculated in Jacksonville Bank stock. Nordowc perceive that "honest John Tyler" has been charg ed with shaving poor mechanics every Sa turday night by discounting notes for them at an exorbitant rate of interest. We do not perceive that John Tyler has been charged with speculating in oil or any thing else ot that description. We do not perceive that he has been charged with set ting up a separate and subordinate post office, and picking up sixpences from the poor Irish people, who paid the money under the impression that they were sending letters to Ireland by the steamer, when, in fact, he packed them on board some trail sient merchant vessel. None of these charges are preferred against Mr. Tyler, and of course we don't suppose that there is any foundation in them. Birds of Prky at Washington ?The party edi tors are flocking to Washington in droves. Amongst others, we perceive that M. M. Noah has got there. All these editors are after office, and form another division of that hungry army of discontents which already surround Mr. Polk. " Old Hickory" was subjected to a similar visitation on his firet advent in Washington. No fewer than two-and-twenty party editors from all parts of the country assem bled there?all after office?and Noah also amoDgst them, he leading the left wing, and Isaac Hill, of New Hampshire, the right. They met, and as Noah himself relates, deliberated on the best plan of attack. Some proposed that Noah should pro ceed as a deputation, and represent the rapacious tribe of scribbling mendicants. But the corpulent descendant of the royal tribe of David objected, on the ground that his appearance would defeat their object completely?that " Old Hickory," on seeing such a well-led, sleek, oily incarnation of lazines and appetite, would swear that none of them could want a share of the flesh-pots?but that Isaac Hill, as he was the leanest, lankest, ugliest and most miserable of the 1st?a perfect image of starvation and suffering?should represent the two-and-twenty. This suggestion was eagerly accepted, and accord ingly Isaac departed on his mission. He had, it seems, hardly occasion to open his mouth to beg, for his very aspect instantly moved " Old Hickory," and the whole bunch of editors got office ! How it is intended to operate on " Young Hickory" we know not, but it wont be the fault of the cormo rants if they dont get something out of him. There's no knowing but Noah may get a pair of old breeches. Thx Law Courts?Judge Edmonds.?The Cir. cuit Court will open on the 17th of March, when Judge Edmonds will take his seat upon the Bench as successor to Judge Kent?the late occupant ? The appointment of Mr. Edmonds seems to give satisfaction to the profession, generally speaiting? but he will have to contend with difficulties be fore he acquires that deserved popularity upon the Bench which distinguished his predecessor. There are some heavy cases upon the calendar of this Court for the ensuing term?among which, in the Oyer and Terminer branch, we may mention thai of Polly Bodine?the venue in her case being changed to this County. This trial, with some heavy civil cases, which have been left in arrear, will require much asssduity on the part of the Court to dispose them, so that Judge Edmonds has some heavy work before him. The other courts have also their calendars crowded, which proves that th> thirRt for litigation is on the increase. The pay of jurors?if such a bill passes the Legislature?will throw additional facilities in the way to increase this desire for litigation ; but while we advocate the passage of such a bill, which is certainly loud ly called for, we at the same time would urge the propriety of introducing a clause imposing certain restrictions, such as will prevent the calendars from being Hooded with suits got up on mere spec ulation?too many of which even now swell the calendars. The law courts arc now driving a "thriving business." Debtor and Creditor.? We have seen a bncl pamphlet purporting to be an Address of Dr. Ar nault to his creditors, who it appears are most im portunate and pressing to have their "pound of flesh " It i> well calculated to maka an imprrs aion, as showing the aniiety of an honest, ? nei getic.but not very fortunate man to pay his debts?to rlo all that is " nominated in the bond and there is an air of manly independence about his remarks and a piquancy in his observations, which should be equivalent to a moderate dividend, in the esti mation of every one ot his creditors. Hi.ai.th and Long Life.?Now is the season of the year when every one who desires to Jive many days m iiif land, takes ail due pir cau'ionary mea sures for the preservation of health. These prudent people know the value of Mrs. Carroll's Baths, which are the nearest approach modern science hss made to the secret of the meaas of perpetua ng youthful vigor. Try them Thk War Upon tub N*w York Pilots?We (five in another column a very temperate statement of facts in reply to the grots and unjust allegation* against that meritorious class of men?the pilots ol this pot? . The persevering malignity with which these pilots have been abused and calumniated in some quarters is quite unaccountable. That parties who are interested in endeavoring to rob them ol their rights should misrepresent and malign then is easily explained, but that any portion of the com mercial community of this city?that any portion of that class to whose interests the New York pi lots are daily devoting their exertions, and tor the sifety of whose property they are constantly peril ling their lives, is almost incredible. We may yet, however, have occasion to make an expoti ef the facts connected with the intrigues and motives ol the clique opposed to the pilots, and which has been so busy in misrepresenting them through the Wall street papers. The old efiort to involve the pilots of this port it: the disasters of 1837, has been ol late actively re newed, and the old cty of " monopoly," and "ne gligence" is again heard. Nothing could more conclusively show the straits to which those are driven who seek to perpetrate gross injustice on the pilots. There was some shadow of excuse for the charge of negligence against the pilots at the time ol the wreck ol the Bristol and Mexico, for the public mind was in a terrible state of excite ment, but now, years after those events, and when the pilots have again and again been tri umphantly vindicated from the serious charges then preferred against them, the revival of the slanders only evinces the desperate extremity to which their enemies are reduced. The law of Congress, passed in 1837, has long since been shown to have been entirely uncalled for, and its constitutionality is accordingly questionable. It is, however, certain, that its ope. ration has been unequal and unjust, interfering with the rights of our pilots, and its repeal is, there fore, demanded by every principle of equity. But if it is to continue in force, in the name of every thing that is just, let the restrictions and responsi hilities which the laws of the State impose, be so far removed that our pilots may be able to meet competitors on terms approaching to equality. The report of the committee of the Legislature, to whom the memorial of the pilo's was referred, is decidedly favorable to the memorialists, and recommends the adoption of resolutions declaring the law of Congress of 1837, "of questionable con stitutionality, unequal in its operations, unneces sary and unjnst." This day the subject comes up in the Senate, and we trust that the just and en lightened action of the Legislature of the State, will stamp with merited reprobation, the despica ble efforts of the clique opposed to the pilots, and that the rights of this eminently meritorious class of men will be completely vindicated and secured against the slightest invasion from any quarter Their cause is that of justice, and it must prevail County Court?Justice Haskell.?This Court will meet on to morrow evening, when the trial ol the Justice will be resumed. The testimony hither to introduced has been pretty strong; but we can perceive a good deal of party spirit mixed up in it. The "natives," in particular, look forward to the result with much interest, as they consider the Justice has not come "up to the mark" since his appointment to office, particularly by his refusal to share the spoils with the committee. We, hnwev er, do not deem it proper to enter into the fineriis of this matter until the trial is finally disposed of, when we shall calmly review the testimony in al! its bearings. The Rotunda in the Park.?The Board of As sistants have partially defeated the project in rela tion to the disposal of this building in the shape of a gift to the Committee on Arts and Sciences ; but it has been referred to a Committee to enquire into the expediency of such a measure, and report thereon at their next meeting. Oar views on this matter, which fully accord with those of the pub lic in general, have been already recorded; and we look with confidence to the ultimate defeat of a proposition which tends to take away so large a sum as some #5000 per year of the city property, at a period when the city is sunk in debt and over burdened with taxation. Scarcity of Seamen.?We have seen a pamphlet, lately published in this city, which corroborates in the most ample manner, all that we have stated in reference to the scarcity of American seamen. We hope that it will fall into the hands of the mem bers of Congress. It contains a great many inte resting facts worthy of deep consideration. We have too long suffered for want of seamen, and this seems to be the proper time to act in the mat ter, and provide a remedy for this great evil. Mr. Thomas Goin, who established the Naval School a few years ago, is now exerting his influence to in crease the number of men in our mercantile ma rine, and every merchant wishes him success. Is it not time to increase the native seamen, when our ships are manned by three foreigners to one American 1 Singular Weather ?This winter has been the most remarkable we ever remember to have expe rienced. December and January were spring-like months. February opened with extreme cold, which was followed by a tremendous snow storm. We then had an astonishing shower, accompanied by several terrible claps of thunder, and yesterday rain fell in torrents with more thunder and light ening. These showers have been of incalculable benefit to the city. They have washed the side, walks and carried of! several tons of filth. We regret to state, however, that no sings of the pave ments or the missing street inspectors have yet been seen. It will be necessary for emigrants from abroad to bring high stilts to enable them to get safely through the city. If the present mild weather continues, the Hud son will soon throw off her winter dress. Cost of the Anti-Rent War.?It appears by a statement made to the Legislature that the war at Hudson coat $23,698. Annexed are the details ot the bill: New York Horse Guard* $4 868 Albany Bnrgexaea Corp* 5 OSn Albany Emmi-t Guards 4 660 Albany Republican Artillery 8 100 Albany Washington Riflemen and V. R Guards... 7M> Railroad fare and ether necessary expenses 7,000 Gen. Storms' bill for transportation to and from Naw York 1,100 $38,668 ft is as well to mention that thin bill has not yet been paid. New York 8ackfd Music Society ?The annu al concert of this Society comes of! this evening in the Tabernacle, Broadway, when the oratorio ol the "Messiah" will be performed, Madame Pico taking the contralto parts. There are a whole host ol talent engaged for the occasion, and doubtless there will be a good attendance. The Argus Ball.?This grand military ball, the proceeds of which are to be appropriated to the es tablishment of a "Military Institute" in this city, comes off at Niblo's to-night. An elegant supper, in Niblo's admirable style, will be given. Welch's Park Circus.?Mad Antony Wayne continues to draw full houses. Value of Rockland County ?On the 20ih ins the wife of Daniel Ritchey, ol Haverstruw, pr< senled her husband with three fine girls at one birti We mentioned yesterday a similar increase i population in Yorkville. 8. C. Nkw York Post Ofvce Once More.?The Ne< York Post Office is also complained of, l?y me chant* in thi? city who complain ol the tardy delivery i letters, and in some of the Boston papers ?( its want i promptness in the transmission of mail matter. There ground lor the last complaint In this quarter. The Ne York evening papers ol Thursday were not received i the office here till yesterday, and the Cnmmmial, due i ? o'rlock last evening, oomes tons by this morning mail.?Ntwark JM*. f'th. 39. Italian Opera?Prospect of a Revival ? We understand that Signor De Begnis has nearly completed hia negociations for a lease ot Palmo's Theatre for two years, to begin next season. As soon as his arrangements are complete, which will be in a few days, the Signor intends to send im mediately to Italy to engage a fresh troupt of vo calists, who will be bound to go on for a couple ol years without quarrelling. If any man can succeed in such an enterprise, it is De Begnis. Go ahead. Madams Pico's Concert? Its Real Result.? We stated on Saturday, we think, that the Concert given by Madame Pico, at the Tabernacle, incon sequence of some unfortunate circumstances, did not yield more thau $300, although there was a general impression that there were more than one thousand persons in the house, and that it must have yielded more than $1,000 to that delightful canta trice. It seems that we were somewhat mistaken in this statement, and the gentleman who managed the Concert, considering that our remarks reflected slightly on him, called upon and gives us the following particulars, which may be depended upon:? Tickets sold , . 66S Received $668 Do. complimentary 334 About 30 persons without . 80 Persons 833 Expenses?Orchestra $100 00 For Printing 13 60 Advertisements and Programmes in 7 papers 73 38 To Collins (Poster) 4 60 To Mr. Hale, for the House 7* 00 To Mr. Sexton S3* Door Keepeis and Treasurer 11 00 To the Manager, ( ) ... 10 00 $301 63 Add to this?For 600 tickets 8 00 For Pianoforte 8 00 For Mr Timm 16 00 Bouquets and Refreshments 13 47 $838 00 This is a most remarkable statement. We did not attend the concert ourself, but our reporter waa present, and according to his account there were about one thousand persons present. In some of the journals of the day, we believe this was swelled to about two thouaand. But it seems that all these statements were erroneous, and that the offioial statement which we have given only puts the nunlber of tickets actually sold at five hundred and fifty-eight. This strikes us with a great deal of Af^rise. Previous to the concert, considering the high reputation of Madame Pico?the admira tion which she has created in this city?her great talents?and various other circumstances, we had been led to expect that she would at least make from one thousand to fifteen hundred dollars by this concert, and almost fill the Tabernacle. The comparative failure has surprised ub much, and leads us to reflect upon and call up the circum stances antecedent to that event, in order to dis cover the causes oi this falling ofi. It will be recollected that Madame Pico com menced her career in this city without any par ticular noise or previous announcement of her su perior attractions. Her name had never been heard in this country before her arrival, but, as soon as she made her appearance, the superiority of her voice?the sweetness of its tones?the accu racy ol her taste?at once attracted a great deal of public attention, and in a very brief period Madame Pico was an established favorite. Owing to cer tain circumstances soon after her first appearance, a certain clique seized hold upon her good fortune, and endeavored to create out of it a rivalry be tween her and Borghese, which was pushed on with a great degree of folly and absurdity by Wil lis, and a Bet ot miserable creatures about him, who are well known. This has inflicted no incon siderable injury on Madame Pico?affecting her far more injuriously than if she had been left to the unsolicited generosity of the public of New York. A series of articles were published in the Evening Abortion, written in no Christian tongue, exhi biting the utmost ignorance of muaic, opera, and all connected therewith, and remarkable only for a mingled tone of sarcasm and badinage, which was passed off upon the amiable prima donna as in the quintessence of compliment, whilst people were laughing at it all round town. But the result wee a quarrel between Borgheae and Pico?the break ing up of the opera?the leaving of Madame Pico alone here, and the result we have seen in recent events. As for Madame Pico herself, she is a most excel lent artist. She is an amiable and accomplished woman, and will always maintain a high position in the musical drama. We yet hope to see the Italian opera re-constructed here of the best materi als, and to see Madame Pico again take that posi tion to which by her talents she is justly entitled, but no more to be aa instrument of creating diffi culty and rivalry?which are injurious to all con cerned, and which the Marallt of the press so delight to create. Two Days Later Feom Texas.?Advices from Galveston to the 12th inst. inclusive, were received in New Orleans on the 15th by the steamer New xYork. Tbe New York carried out the new* of the passage in the House of Representative!, of the joint resolution for the annexation of Texas, but a* the only arrived at Gal veaten on Monday last, we hear but little aa to the recep tion of the new*. The Civilian, in relation to it, says " We have not room or time to-day for comments upon the resolution* for the annexation of Texas, which have passed the House oi Representatives of the Vnited Stat' though should the news of their failure in the Senate n reach us in a very short time, we shall have somethinK to say in relation to them Opinions as to the prospect of their ptMsage in the Senate, v.try. Our own impression *? ill is, that they will fail in tbut body, though for what substantial reason, we are at a loss to imagine, for cer tainly there are gTeat advantages offered to the United States, without a solitary drawback. Texas, by this trea ty, is to give every thing and receive nothing in re turn but the name of being a State in the Aanencan Union." We learn from the News, that a bill to reinstate Com mod ore Moore in his rank and privalegea in the Navy, and appropriating hi* portion of the pay granted by the last Congress, passed the House, with all rules suspended, but on the last day of the session, the Senate refused to suspend the rule requiring bills to be read on three save ral days, and thus left it, on its second reading, among the unfinished business. Col. W. O. Cook, who served as Captain of Marines under Com. Moore,during his last cruise off Yucatan, has been appointed to the head of the Navy. We can hardly fiod an item in our exchanges worth opting. T.ie Indians upon the borders appear to be well disposed, at least we hear of no hostile incursion*. "peaking of the prospects ot the Trinity Colonies, the Clarktville Standiri says t?'" If we form sn opinion from the ciowda that go through here daily, and have done lor several months past, destined for the Forks of Trinity, we should suppose that there must .be a large population in and about the two Colonies " Trouble at Ichaboe.?An arrival at New Or eane on the 14th inst. brings the following inter eating news from Ichaboe:? The Eden, Cspt. Boyce, arrived yesterday in 48 days from the Island of Ichaboe Capt. B reports that a Bri tish frigate was at the Island, for the purpose of establish esaela vhi ing some regulations among the vessels visiting there for Guano, snd that the Commander had parcelled off tbe island te different vessels, ao that in taking in Guano they should not interfere with each other, ana had order ed other vessels off ti prevent disturbance Among the vessele ordered off was the American ship Shakspeare, oi New York: the Captain oi which veasel refused to leave unless the British captain gave him a written order to ihat effect, wbleh he declined to do ('apt Boyce say* that the Bhakspeare will obtain a lull cargo, and clear at least $40 000 by it- No further news. Treaty with Bogota.?un dit, that the Presi dent Bent into the Senate yesterday, a treaty re cently concluded by our Minister at Bogota, which is said to be highly important to the trade and commerce ot the United RtslM.- JfiA'imim, IVt 39. Notice to Merchants ?The following notice from the U 8. Consul at Pointe a Petre, Guada loupe, is published lor the information of all whom it may concern:-" Be it known to all citizen* of the United States of America trading to this island, that American ships anchoring outside of the bar of the harbor of Pointe a Pelre are liable to seizure, and further, that all Ameri Can vessels laden with building materials entering said Bit and net discharging their rargoei, have to pay the il amount of tonnage and port duties on their departure. Pointe a Petrn, Jan. 1,184ft. Com. Elliott resides at Sanderson's Hotel, Phi ladelphia, and is preparing a net of telegraphic aig nali to convey hi* orders to the navy yard which he com mands! As Charles Paragon says ot Kate O'Brian, when he sees her wheeled out of the room while reposing on 8 aofa?" Well, this is about the laziest proceeding T ever saw in my lite?" Building in Boston.?During the year 1844 there wore built in Boston 1,133 houses; in Eaat Boston, 'i(W, bud in South Boston, IBS, making a total oi 1,03ft houses and an exeats over the year 184* of house* Newspaitr EnrrtPkire.?It will be recollected that we exclusively published in the Herald of last Thursday, the news received by the Hibernia.? Our enterprise enabled us to send it all over the South in advance ot every other establishment.? We already begin to receive accounts of its pro gress. [From Philadelphia Advocate, Feb. 331 The Neiu Fork Herald was the only paper which pub. liihed the news by the Hibernia, in an extra. They ran an express. [From Baltimore Clipper, Feb. 31 ] Wa are indebted to the express of Messrs. Adams k Co for the Afar Yink Herald, containing dates from Liver pool to the 4in, and Londou to the ad inst., brought by the arrival of the steamer Hibernia, at Boston on Wed nesday. [From Baltimore American, Feb. 31) We are indebted to Messrs. Adams 8c Co's express for the fftte Yuik Herald, of yesterday morning, containing the following intelligence :? "By an express trom Boston we have received flies ot papers from Liverpool and London to the 3d and 4th inst. brought by the Hibernia, Captain Ryrie. [From Boston Advertiser, Feb. 31 ] Quick Thatm-lihg ok News.?The news by the Hiber nia, came back from New York by the Long Island Mail last evenipg, republished in the New York Herald of yes terday morning [From Boston Transcript, Feb 31.] Rario Movsmknt ?The news by the Hibernia came back from New York by the Long Island Railroad, last I evening in the New York Herald, morning edition. These paragraphs indicate the success of one piece of enterprise only. Of the success of all oth ers the public are already aware. We have spent more money in a single year in running expresses from various points ot the country than the sell styled " Timet of America" has in the whole course of its existence. Theatricals, Jtc, Ole Bull's First Concert at the Armory, New Orleans, on the 13th inst., waa attended by a large and fashionable audience. The grent violiniat was received with enthu siastic applause, and performed with his usual marvellour rapidity, and brilliancy of execution. The "Carnival of Venice" was rapturously encored. The celebrated "Csmpanalogians, or Swiss Bell Ring ers," has been engaged at the American Theatre, New Orleans. The Harmonian Family are giving Concerts in Bangor, Maine. Mr. H. Placide made hi* appearance at the Mobile The atre, on the 17th inst. The Scotch giant and giantess, Mr. and Mri. Randall, have been drawing crowds at their exhibition room, in New Orleans. They are about leaving for Mobile. Mr. S. P. Stickney, one of the popular manager* of the National Amphitheatre, and Mr. Sutton the celebrated Ventriloquist and Necromancer, have fitted up a splendid pavilion in New Orleans. Signor A. Valtellina, and 8ignora Majocchi Valtellina, his lady, are about to make a professional visit to Boston, and will give their first concert of Italian music at th> Melodeou in the course of the present week. The Fakir of Ava is drawing crowded audience* in Charleaton. Howes and Mabie'a equestrian company are doing a good business in New Orleans. Personal Movements. Major O. TacUman, who haa recently been delivering lecture* on Poland, in Baltimore, was admitted a practi tioner of the law in the court* of that city on Friday last. Judge Preble has arrived in Montreal, where he it about to deliver lecture* on the advantages which Mon treat must derive from the construction ot a railroad cou uecting the St. Lawrence with the Atlantic, and upon those more particularly connected with the Portland route. The people of these parts are stirring themselves most energetically for the accomplishment of the object An attempt was made, on the 14th inst, in the House oi Representatives of Louisiana, to instruct the Honorable Alexander Barrow out of hi* seat in the United States Senate, in consequence of his action on the Texas que* tion. The motion was carried by a majority of two.

Oovernor Jones ef Tennessee arrived in New Orleans on the 13th inat. A Convention of Planters is to De held at Montgomery, Ala, n the 19th, preparatory to a General Convention oi Planters, to be held on the 4th of March. The Fool Chief?head war-chief of the Kansas nation was killed a few days since, in a drunken brawl, by one of his own tribe. This name of "Fool" was given him on account of hi* rash, adventurous courage. . The Wilmington Journal announces the death of Arnol.i S. Naudain, E?q., at the age oi 67. The Charleston papers announce the death of Geo. B. Eckhard, Judge of the Charleston City Court. John Tyler, Jr., is out with a letter in the Richmond Enquirer, in which he defines his political opinions, pre paratory to running for Congress for the first Congres: District of Virginia, now represented by Mr. Atkinson. Mr. J. Russell Lowell denies that Pope has any poetir merit. The same astute critic lately lauded Edgar A, Poe. There is no accounting for taste. Mr. R. M. T. Hunter is to be the opponent of Mr. New ton for Congress, in Virginia. A letter from Red river to the e litor of the Wathingtov (Team) National Regiiler, says, that not less than l,00t) wagon* have crossed Red river into Texas within six weeks. Brush Heap, an Indian, recently convicted in Flint Dis trict, Cherokee Nation, of attempted violence upon the person of a female, has received one hundred lashes Served him right. Spotting Intelligence. South Carolina Jockey Club Races?Thes< races commenced over the Washington Race Course, near Charleston on the 19th inst. Theweathi-i was most propitious and the attendance numerous. Tb. first race was four mile heats, ior a purse of $1600- $300 of which to the second best horse. The fallowing were entered:? James Williamson's bay horse Regent, S years old. b\ Priam, dam by Sir Archy. Mr. Mackay's bay horse Eutaw,7 years eld,by imp. Chateau Margeaux, dam by Sir Charles. Robt Fenner's bay horse Oregon, by Phillip, dam b) imp. Luzhorough, 4 rears old Col. Singleton's cn horse Hero, 6 years old, by Ber trand, Jr., out of imp. Mania, by Figaro Col. W. Hampton's bay mare Sally Morgan, (Mr. Poin dextei) 8 years old, by imp. Emancipation, out of Lady Morgan, by John Richards. Dr. Hey ward's ch. filly, 4 year* old, by imp. Truster, dam D ime Quickly, by Eclipse. The following is the result:? SallyiMorgan 1 1 Eutaw 3 3 Trustee filly a dr. Hero . .4 dr. Regent broke down. Oregon die. Time?7m. 69s.?8m. 6s. Resent broke down when nbout two-thirds round on the t irth mile ; and Hero was found to be dead Jami upoi. omiag in at the end of the first heat. This hea> was won by something more than a length The second lieat in a similar style, after one or two good brushes oi. the part of Eutaw to the contrary Second R*cs.-Pnrse $100-mile heats?The following were the entries:? Mr. Fenner's ch. g. Jack. 8 years old, by Medoc,dam by Sumter Rider's dress fancy. Dr. rorde's ch. mare Lady Fanny, by Emancipation, dam by Godolphin. Col. James Williamson's bay filly Mabry Wyn, 4 years old, by Rowton, dam by Sir Archy. Riler's dress, purple and blue. At the atart, Jack took the lead, and won the heat, dis tancing Lady Fanny in Ini A3*. In the second heat, Mabry Wyn played the same trick on Jack, distancing him in 1m. 68s. thus making short work of the matter?She having only to gallop round to win the money Result? Mabry Wyn 3 1 walked over. Jack ..1 dis Lady Fanny dis. Memphis Races.?Mr. Lin Cock, advertises hi* Spring Meeting over the "Central Course" to cemmence ot. Monday, the 38th of April next. This course ia said to be one of the best in the 8outh or West. Mobile Sprino Races ?Mr. J Clark has leased thi Bascomh Race Track; towards the last of March the Spring Rare* will be run over the course, when seme fine running may be exp-cted. There are now three crack stables on the ground, aDd two or three more are shortly expected to arrive. Cltjr Intelligence. Polleo Office ?Sunday.?Absault with Ntert to Kill ?A man named Robert Kyle was arrested to-day for assaulting a man named Benjamin Patker, of No. 36 Ca therine street, with a knife. He stabbed him severely in the back, but the wound is not likely to prove fatal A Close Shave.?A tailor named Thomas Barrett was arrested to-day upon a a charge of tale pretences, in hav ing obtained $36 worth of c'oth, from Dan Close, of 78 Cherry street, to make up into lour coats, by representing that he was a tailor, in good buiinesa, and reaided at 69 East Brosdway. The coat* not being delivered accord ing to ag eement, he was arrested. Coroner's Office.?Nothing at the Coroner's office to day. New York Legislature ?In the Senate on Friday, Mr. Jones called up the joint resolutiom reportrd by the committee on commerce and navi gation, relative to the subject of pilotage. Mr. Barlow said he had intended to submit hie views at some length on this subject j but he had been so fully anticipated by Ihe Senator from the 4th (Mr. Clark) that he should confine himself to h very few remarks Mr. B went on briefly to argui thnt the subject belonged to Congress Messrs. I/OTT, Jonbb, Hand and Burrs,sustained the resolntioua; and Messrs Putnam, and Folsom opposed them. Mr. Clark moved to amend the resolutions by striking out the words "of questionable consiitu tionality," and "unjust." He was willing toad mit that the law of Congress was unequal in its operation. Mr. Jonuh was willing to accede to the first amendment, because he wished to obtain a unani mous vote, at lea-it from the democratic side ol the Senate, in lavor of the resolutions. The motion to strike out the words of "ques tionable constitutionality" was carried; but that to ?"ihe out the word "unjust" was lost. The debate was continued until afler the usual hour of adjournment, but without taking the main question, the subject was passed over. Adjourned to 1] o'clock oi Monday morning. ITiW York Pilots. As the Pilot Laws are now presented to the public in an aspect which must soon lead to decided and permanent action, it is proper, in the discussion of that important question, to pre sent the point really at issue. It is sought by those opposed to the views expressed in the Gover nor's message to agitate the causes which induced the passage of the act ol Congress, aud efforts ar< made, by involving the pilots of New York in the disasters of 1837, to establish that they are unwor thy of public confidence or Legislative protection To this attempt the answer is, that satisfactory official investigation entirely acqu tted them ol any inculpation in that respect, and so would pub lic opinion, were it not for the interested agitators ol New Jersey, who do not mean to lose the ad vantage of prejudice by clamorous accusation. To determine the true points in controversy, it is necessary to ascertain who ure the parties to it ? They ure the State of New York and her Pilots; the State of New Jersey, her Pilots, aud the mer chants and underwriters of this city. For what purpose are the respective parties contending! New York is vindicating her sovereignty. New Jersey covertly, under the banner of the commercial in terests (who unwittingly have become her ally,) is striving to open a new field of enterprise for her Pi lots, while the Jersey Pilots, hungry lor plunder, are ready to take it on any terms. The real contest at Albany is New Jersey against New York, though the former may not have the assurance to send emissaries to our Legislative Halls, with the insolent request that New York should surrender her domiuions to New Jersey, and accept her citizens to administer our municipal offices. The single question is, shall we maintain State rights and uphold State supremacy, or sur render tnem to the pretensions of a grasping neigh bor, who, having 110 commerce of her own, pre sented herself to Congress, by deceitful legislation, iu an attitude to be benefitted by untoward excite ment, ana throw her citizens on this State tor sup port. On the 8th of February, 1837, that State enacted her first Pilot Law; at that moment the present act of Congress was about becoming a law; in order to avail herself of its provisions, New Jersey estab lished her Pilot system under the pretence of its necessity, when, in truth, the single object was to make Pilots for New York. The preamble of her act discloses her dissimula tion ; it is, "That whereas the commerce of N-w Jersey required every facility and aid usually cx tended to maratime States?and whereas, at this time, there are no licensed pilots for the safe con duct of our increasing commerce, rendering us wholly dependent on a neighboring State." That preamble admits the fact that New Jersey before had no pilots, and professes to appoint then, tor the safe conduct of her increasing commerce The motive of that law cannot be misunderstood, and it cannot be too much regretted that a sove reign State should be so unmindful of her dignity as to resort to this specious subteifuge of her in creasing commerce. The inquiry is not whether the New York pilots violated their trust in 1837, but whether this State is competent to regulate a pilot system adequate to her commerce. It is not whether the commerce of New Jersey is increasing, or whether that "mara time State" has the material to make efficient pi lots, but whether we require her fishermen to occu py our offices of trust and profit, and at the same time be exempt from the pains and penalties of our laws. In short, "it is whether we can govern our selves, or should be put out to nurse to a charitable neighbor. It is blindly contended that the act of Congress destroyed the odious monopoly that formerly ex isted, when in truth that benefit was the effect ot the State law, which provides that "no pilot shall participate in the earnings of any others than those attached to the same boat; and for breach of this provision any pilot or pilots shall forfeit his or their licenses " How must a citizen of New York be impressed, on comparing the provisions of the act of Congress with the laws of this Stale, in palpable conflict with each otherl Will he not;hesitate to abandon his own family and fly to the arms of strangers'! The act ot Congress is as follows: "Be it enacted, that it shall and may be lawful for the master arid commander of any vessel coming into, or going out of any port, situate oi waters which are the boundary between two States, to employ any pilot duly licensed, or authorized by the laws of either of the States bounded on the said waters, to pilot any vessel to or from said port ?any law, usage or custom to the contrary not withstanding." Approved March 4th, 1837. The act of this State, passed April 12th, of the same year, establishes a Board of Commissioners, and authorizes them to license pilots?and, by the 9th section, declares that?"Any person not holding a license as pilot, who shall pilot, or offer to pilot, any ship or vessel to, or from, the port of New York, by the way of Sandy Hook, shall be deem ed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, be punished by a floe not exceeding fifty dollars, or imprisonment not exceeding oue month." On the 4th March, 1837, Congress invited the citizens of New Jersey to pilot on our waters. On the 12th of April following, New York forbade 'hem, under the pain ot fine and imprisonment ? We are now to determine whether the hospitality at Washington shall draw locusts to our harvest? or the frugality of New York preserve our store. Can New Jersey supply a tew sober and expe rienced men as harbor masters and port wardens for New York 1 Jttsticx. Massachusetts Insane Hospital ?From the Annual report just issued, this Institution is in a most flourishing condition, and during the past yeai has been highly successful by the mild mode of treat ment adopted, in the recovery of many of the nnfortunate patients. The establishment has been increased to dou Die its former size, without any expense to the State, thi trustees having received a bout $40,000 dollars as the resi duary legatees of the late Geo. 8. and Martha Johonnot, in honor of whom one portion of the premises has beer named Johonnot Hall. The whole number of patients ad mitted into the Hospital from the beginning is 3013 The whole number thet have been discharged, including those that have died, is 1760. There remain now, at the end of tho year, 363 patieuts. The number almitted the past year has been 336. The number discharged 338, of whom 134 have recovered, and 16 have died Leaving at the Hospital 8 more patients at the close of the year than at its commencement. Tho State is not called on for any expense during the proximate year. Amusements Palmo's Theatre ?Mr. Kneass and 6is troupe of musicians, bring out a new series of pieces at this establishment this evening. A new burlesque opera founded upon "La Somnambula," will be produced, which, according to report, will be as successful as the "Virginia Girl," and quite as well worth seeing. Tournament of Hutters.?The tournnre of a hat has so much to do with the expression of a man's ontwa'd aprearance, tha-. the Fine Arts (which only embellish his house) should yield in dignity to this more imimste embellishment of the head. We. have had the honor done us of an invitation to a private view of the new tile for spring, and, t'nly, if Mercury, (die only god who sportsa hat,) could be inilnced to put on his clothes and walk Broadway, he should go to Beebe and Cottar before choosing a new moleskin. We understand that six mor tal New York llatt-rx are competitors with this new Arm, for superior mrdishness of model, and the seven assays should lie exhibited in one case und-r the motto of "We are Seven." The one we saw by Beebe It Costar (qu Castor?) was certainly the pink of expression.?Kveaing Mirror. Kxtraordlnary Cure.?A Gentlemen seven* ty-ftve years old, living at 34 Ludlow street, says, that he has long been afflicted with inflamed sore eyes, lite., nail tried a great number of aye selves and waters, withont a particle of benefit. As a last retort my brotlier, U.K.Dayton, advised me to try Connel's Magical Fain Extractor, from 21 Conrtlandt street, and gave me a little which he had in his house to try, which, wlien applied, eased almost instantaneously the infl tm mstion; I then procured a box, and after a few days applica tion, my eves were almost entirely cnied, and inow make this statement for the benefit of others that afflicted, WILLIAM DAYTON. New York, Feb. 1!>, 1645. N. B. The rain Extractor will cure the following complaints, price 2s, vix Bums, Old Bores, Erysipelas, Bcalds, Bruises, Pimples on the face, Mprains, Bcrofnla, White Swelling. E up'ions, Bore Eves, Piles, either blind or Chilblains, Bore Nipples, bleeding, Remember, it is Connel's, snd Ho not confound it with any otiter name. Bold at 21 Courtlandt street; it) Poydrst street, NewOrleans; 2 NorthKifth street.Philadelphia; 69 bemud street Sr. Lonis; 139 Fulton street, Brooklyn; and 19 Tremout Row, Boston. Children (try for ftlterntairs Lozenges, and well they msy, for they hare produced more astonishing cures than any medicinei which hare ever be.n before tie public.? Many who hare been suffering under long continued coughs, and has-e despaired of relief, have fonnd Mierman's Cough Lo zenges a sure amlidor*, while li s Worm Lozenges hare raised up more children from declining health than all the nostrums put together which bear the nameofwoim reu edies. 1)0 sot mist ke the numher. nor he dee ivrd with counterfeit articles. Buy only of Dr. Hherman at his warehouse 106 Nassau at,; or of (lis agents, 227 Hudson street, do ner of Spring ; 1*6 Bow ery; Bands', corner of East Broadway ana Market Stf**ti ? Fultonatreet, Brooklvn;3 Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia. Dollny'g Pain Kxtractor, (sold st HI Court andt street. Warrantrd genuine, at 2i cents Rheumatism and Gout ?How numerous are instances of rertons who solfsr almost constantly, the most pain from rheumatic affections, swelled limbs, pain in the h .net, ltd., and who, although they have tried numerous rente n .net, etc.. aril wnn, aiin'-ugn wws ?-?- - dies, they have experienced uo relief.. We would say to tueh that they can beeutirely cured by using the Ind an Vegetable Elixir and L-riment, which lias effectually enrsd the m st d? mate cases when the person has been afflicted with it for vents. Hold at 21 Courtlandt street, and t? Poltou street, Brooklyn. Galley's Dlaglcal Pain Kxtractor, at his only agency, 6? Walker street, first door from Broadway. All Philadelphia Suiincr iplhii v to the Hkhai-o innst be paid to the aqents, /inner St Co., I Ledge; Buildings. Third street, near Chestnut, where single Copies may also be obtained daily at 1 o'clock. ITT" All the new and cheap Publications for sale at their es tablishment, wholesale and ret ail. \i'r~ With the exception of one piper, the "Herald" is read as much, lierhani, in Philadelphia, as any paper published in that city, affording a vi,limbic medium to advertisers. Advr* tiretncntjj^iuided to the agents at half past 4 o'doel, will lj> pear in tV Herald next day. n4 ly Medical Notice.?Tha Aitwertlaamanta of the New York College of Medicine and Pharmacy, aetablished fm the Buppression of (Juankery. in the enre of all diseases, will hereafter appnar on the fourth page and last column or Biis pap^. W. H. RICHARDBON, M. D., Agent. Office and Cnnsnl.ing'Hooms of the College,95 Nassau stree The following la from Ifonh'a Weekly Wee teiiKer?we would recommend it to the notice of our readrn:? AuviprirMKMT of Medical Science.?There is a gr^at bat tle ot the scalpels?or the pills, or the draughts, goiug ou at pre sent. Quackery stands a pretty fair chance of being annihila ted. not withstanding its ignoble resistance of the weapons of truth and the words of wisdom. White the renders of cures for all the diseases known under the sun hare been quietly poi soning the public, regular practitioners have set to woik and aided to the usefuluest of th tit science, discover ng new aud valuable principles, remedies, and thro rut. Diseases which heretofore were considered iucurtlde, ate now eu'ed with great certainty, dispatch, and comparative y trilling outlay. We al lude more particularly to sciufulous affections; those scourges which, w hile they harass aud pain the body, render the victim a loathsome spec title and a ualkiug annoyance. Among the practitioners who have given their sole attention to this btanch of dis<ase, .1 Dr Joseph Heine, of No. 20 Duane steel W? have hid brought under our observation several cat's?which he has perfectly cured?of children who fir a long time > offered with disetscs of the ioiuts,scro ulout tumors 011 the neck.etc. All these the skill of llr. Heine eradicates, home of his patients were males aud females, some of whom had been labori g un der extensive and horrib'e ulcerations of the throat, nose, and limbs: others with diseased joints, etc , all, by their own state ment, having been pronounced incurable by the mostemiueut physicians iu the country; and vet they weic rendered perfectly whole by Dr- Heine in a space of time so short as to be aston ishing. There it one great thing in favor of the Dr. In no instancn does he resort to mercurial preparations All his medicines are harmless, being compounded of simple yet efficacious sub stances, aud prepared with the greatest care. Our motive, in making these facts public, is purely philanthropic?merely to direct those who may be afflicted with any of the above niieaae where to go aud be made whole, aud thereby avoid contact with the horde of greedy charlatans coining mouey out of the blood of the sick, aud luxuratiug upou the fears of the dyii g. Dr. Heine, we would further remark, is a regularly educated physi cian, and a msmM' of the .Vied cal Society. He is highly rei pected for hit devutedoess to hit profession, and esteemed for his indefatigable reieuches,undergone with a d-sire to improve and advance the icieucei ol medicine and sn gery. Languid Circulation.?Repeated changes in the temiwrature have a very bad effect upou the blood ; a sud den change trom a fall, generous, to a low, poor diet, will be equally iujuiious to the health as sudden changes of weather. If we would have health we must eudeavor to prevent, us far as in us lie,great extremes of all kiuds. Every excess of heat and cold, of eating or driukiug, tends to produce impurity of the blond; thus iu circulation becomes languid ; the very channrla of life are clogged, and the first consequence is that the bowkls be come costivk. We are in this coudition ready to receive any disease with which we uiay come in contact; aud without any c>utact with any one affected with sickness, we shall have headache, heart burn, dizziness, a foul tongue, lots of appetite ; all the lesultof the sta e of costiveness. When the atmosphere becomes impure and oppressive to mankind, it 'squires the tempest to agitate it, to give it purity and life. ... When the bowels are cqstive they require the administration of Bkaisdrkth's Pills, which, by exciting a commotion, or accelerated movement in the' organ, will occasion all morbid contents to be expelled, thereby produciug purity to the blood and health to the whole frame. Sold at Dr. Braudrelh's Principal Office, 241 Broadway ; also ?t 231 Hudson sireet, and 274 Bowery ; and Mrs. Booth, 5 Mar ket stre-r, Brooklyn. HONIfiT flAKKKT. Sunday, Feb. 23?? P. M. The closing price* for many ot the lancy stocks were lower than on any day during the week, but in advance of the quotation* current at the close of the two previoua week*. Speculation in lancy stock* has been quite ac tive for the past few days, and the excitement will, with out doubt, continue, so long as capital is abundant and the rate of interest rules low. Many stocks or the books are full as high as tkey can go, and there is not that large margin lor an advance there was last year at this time. The rail road stocks used so extensively for speculation, are now selling for mere than they ere actually worth ? Harlem is now selling at 72; Long aland at 78; Mohawk at 06; and Norwich and Worcester at 72. These are about the extreme rates, and the bulls will find it very dif ficult to get up much ol an improvement on these prices. When Harlem was telling at 40 a 46, Long Island at 48 a 60, Mohawk at 60 a 62, and Norwich and Worcester at 28 ago, there was an opportunity for speculation which was not permitted to pass, and prices, during the excitement that raged so extensively from March to June, 1844, went up higher than at any time since. Many other stocks are now held at prices too high for an advnnce of any conse quence, and although there may be lor the next thirty days quite an active business done in stocks, and specu lation to some extent may be carried en, it must appear plain to all who calmly look at these things, that those who operate for a decline will make the most money.? The bears can control the maiket, in spite ot every ef fort the bulls may make. The bears not only have the most capital and experience, hut the state of tbe market and the state of prices, are every way in their favor, and we cannot conceive it possible lor the bulla to prevent a decline in quotations. Several of the railroad stocks? now called lancies?must,before many months pass away, be good, sound, dividend paving securities, and these stocks must be daily improving in the market, but an advance in price from this cause must of course be very slow, and behind the wishes of speculators ? Until the principal railroad stocks in this list pay regular and fair dividends, the market price cannot go much above the rates now current. Speculators may through the influence of some cornering operation, get up a temporary advance, but quotations must finally settle down to the vicinity of present prices. The Long Island Railroad stands the first on the books. The re ceipts of this company have been very large since the annual report was made, and it is expected the profits of the road, during the approaching summer, will exceed anything yet realized. Tho second is the Norwich and Worcester Railroad. This company have already de clared a dividend of three per cent, and repotted a sur plus This dividend and surplus are stated to have been declared and made from the actual earnings cf the road, which, if true, shows a productiveness sufficient to en sure the most favorable results. The local travel of the Norwich and Worcester Railroad, is a very large pur cent of the aggregate business of the company, which, at present, guatanteee an income, free from all competition, almost large enough to pay tho expenditures of the road. In this particular, the Norwich road is better property than the Long Island, as the local, or way travel, Is an imptrtant item in the receipts and an important feature in the business of any company. The condition of the financial affairs of these companies?Long Island, and Norwich and Worcester?at present is such, that the market value ot their stock cannot, as we have before stated, go much above that now current. It will be sometime before either go to par ; the declaration ot good dividends would not do it at once We annex our usual comparative table, showing the quotations for stocks in this market lor each day of tbe week just closed, and at the close of the week previous, it will be perceived that some of the fancios have fluctu ated from three to Ave per cent:? H'jotstiosi ro? the raiacipsL Stocks lis ths Ntw York Market. Sal. Hon. 'Miy If'rrf'u. 7Vy AVv. Sal. L. Island 76)6 75* 77V 7B SI 76)6 78 Mohawk 65)< 6) 65)2 6? 68)6?66 Hrrlem 71 70)6 72 75 Canton 51)6 52 51)6 51 Kannrrs'Loan SO 39V 41 Nor and Wor 72 71)* 7256 Ohio Sixes... 98)6 98 ? 99 Illinois Sixes 42 41)6 42 43)6 Indisna 35J6 ? 36)6 ? Kentucky Sixes ? ? ? 100S IVnn Hives 72)6 72)6 74 74) Srqnington- 4156 4154 42)6 Lue Railroad 30)6 30)6 31)6 Vicksburg 65? 6 6 U.S. Bans. 6K - - Heading UR. 50)4 49)6 50 Morris L&nal f 30 30)6 32 tout Boston ? II jig The tenth annual report ef the director* of the Weatern Railroad Company, give a very full itatemunt of the af fiiri of the road far 1844. This great work hat been in operation several years, and its productiveness has been much greater than its most sanguine Iriends anticipated. We annex tables showing the financial movements lor tho year just closed :? Western Railroad. Rectiph and ExptndUurts for 1844. Passengers $369,094 00 Merchandise 871,131 84 Other sources 23,928 88 $763,862 72 Expenditure* 814,074 20 Nettrecepti $439 878 62 O this amount there was paid for interest on permanent and temporary loans $-287 977 49 To Massachusetts Sinking Kui.d 40 000 00 To Albany " " 10,090 00 $337,977 49 _. Net! surplus $101,70193 The dirocteis declared a dividend of 3 per cent on the 1st of January 80 212 00 Leaving a surplus carried to present year, ,84S $21,489 03 The total number of through passengers fsr they err was 24 380, and way passengers 196,927, making a total for the year of 210 267 again t 200,986 in 1843, shewing an increase of 19,292. This increase is in the face of the increased fare. In 1844. the high fare party came into power, and the through passengers were charged six dollars, being two dollars each more than the rate charged in 1843 The receipts of the company under the admlnis tration of the high fare party have increased, but we iro disposed to believe that bad the former prices been ad hered to, the income of the road in 1844 would have been much larger than the amount i cported. In every instance ?either in railroad, steamboat, or stage travel?wh. re the cost oi transportation has been reduced, the receipts have been larger than when higher prices were d> mend ed ; and the Directors of the Western Railroad will And that th> re will be a limit to the p monger receipt! should the present fare be edborrd to The completion cf thu contemplated railroads in this State, in Connecticut, Vermont and Massachusetts, must have an injurious rffect upon the Western road The Boston, Fitchburg and Burlington roe I, will draw frooi the Western road a portion olits Nor'hrrn trnle.the extension of the Hartford and New Ilaven roal lrom Springfield, North, will at tract to this city a portion cf the trade from that neigh borhood that now goes Esst; the extension of the Harlem to ihe Housstenio, or the completion of the Albany and Now York Railroad under Ihe present charter, would draw'the trade from tbe Western at the fountain head. All these route* would come into competition with Ihn Wests rn, and by tapping it at different points, drew sway business that would otherwise bo carried its entire length, and materislly|reduce its productiveness. 8ove rsl of the works alluded to are rapidly progressing and will bo finished in a liltls time. The Western Railroad co-t up to the 31st December 1844, $7 888 202 47. The nett assets which were avails, ble to the road for the purpose of construction and equip ment, were as annexed ; ? Chartered capital $3,000,000 Massachusetts scrip 3.801 176 Albany bonds 890 428 , , $7 761,801 Amount expended 7,880,202 Construction fund on hand Dec. 31, 1844 $86 3(19 Tho directors have petitioned Ihn Legislature for an in crease ol capital equal to Ihe present amount of the sink ing fund, and for permission to make additional issues hecsfiet, to the amount contributed to the sinking fund. Tho present amount of the two sinking funds to which this countiy contributes, is as follows : ? Massachusetts Fund $739 461 00 Albany Fund 149,719 17 Total $899,170 17 Of Ihe thlrtv time,- nt aho'M composing the cap'iTal stock, the r.o p > (? ?? m : ,-.21?, 1 which have been taken by the m h i, I,: , ,111 , n at par Application* were made for '2fM).,h?(< * more than the corporation had, and this scrip is now at an advance of $1 per share The stoek of thewestern Railrnsd company was placed apou