Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 9, 1845, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 9, 1845 Page 2
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YORK HERALD.I iv York, WMlaiidVi AyfU9 tH-*rv. iXS* Au Extra Herald will be is.-uvd at hii early iiQur this *ni urn iny, couttimug the latest iotel. geuce in r? .-ard to the wreck of the steamboat S willow. THE CHARTER ELECTION. I'tirr unj Irrecoverable Over: If row of the ?' Native" Party! Crushing Defeat of Mr. Harper !! fltr. UttVi mrj tr elected Mayor by a Tiemen ilnui .llajorlly !t! l'"e clec'ti.n iq tins city?(lie most peaceful and < iderly electiou that lias ever ukeu place?has re sulted in ill ? entiic, overwhHmiug, und utter rout 01 the "uu.iye" party. It ia a regular Waterloo detent. Mr. Harper lias been ejected from the Mayoralty with u degree of unanimity perfectly un paralleled in municipal contests, and every vestige ot " uativeism,' weinaysately say,has been swept trom the government ot this great metropolis of the Union. Mr. liavemeyer, the candidate of the democracy has been elected by a large niujority, whilst Mr. Selden, according to the most accurate eeccuQts obtained lost night, hud polled neatly ten ihousand votes, being double the vote obtained by Morris Franktiu last year. litis result has demonstrated, in the most con clusive manner, that the energetic, manly, and in dependent course of Mr. Selden, has been already < rninei.tly successful. He, it is, indeed, that bus crushed the narrow-minded, bigoted nnd intoler uut "native" party. He bus effectually re-organ ized the whig parly on the original pituciples of the Constitution, and the results of the movement or iginated byhirn in this election, will be seen, he tore this year lias passed away, in developments, ot which many now may not even dreant. "'Nativeism" is dead, ft lias been forever crushed andjannilnlated by the intelligence of the city of New York. Thank lieaveu, it may now, with all its intolerance, bigotry, proscription, im becility nnd treachery, be renteinbtred with "the things that were." Seldom, if ever, has there been witnessed such u universal uprising of the great masses of the people for the purpose of cxprest ing their indignant disapprobation of any Body o! men as that exhibited in this city yesterday, iu thr utter overthrow of the "native" corporation, from Mayor Harper down to his mouth-piece, "Colonel Snow," the police officer. The imbecility, folly, aud utter unfaithfulness of the members of the Common Council had prepared everybody for the news ol their ejection from the places which they have so grossly disgraced, but many supposed that Mr. Harper stood some chance of retaining his position. He has, however, also been dismissed?going out of office with a still greater majority than that by which he came in:o power. He may now consider himself, accord ing to the reasoning of a worthy Dutch Governoi ot thi9 State, the " most popular" Mayor that the city of New York has ever had?he came in with a large majority, and he went out with a much larger majority. The locolocos will have a sweeping majority ir both branches of the Common Council. Let then take carc. They may depend upon it, that unit s they give us a good city government?carry out all necessary reforms?and discharge their duties ii all particulars wiih zeal, efficiency and fidelity, t.ieir tenure of office will be as brief as that of the " natives." The day has gone by when the muni cipal government of this city can be converted to the mere purposes of a faction. Independent pub lie opinion has grown up to be an all-powertui ana controlling element here, and the parly in power cannot retain it unless they do their duty.? " Nativrism" is dead and buried, but the new whig democracy is iu the field; and with the sig nificant lact before us that Mr. Seldrn has in s< brief a6pace doubled the vote given to Mr. Frank I'm, we arc quite justified in warning the now Vic torious party, that there is u formidable antagonist watching their movements?one that appears des lined to attain, before another year, overthftdowinp strength and influence. We have, indeed, now before us the prospect of an exciting aud interesting period in our municipal history. York City Selection. rt'Li. tot*. '*<3? -?Ipril 1844 Vrm Hk,e Xat. Dtm Whir \ai Have- Set* Har? Codding- Frank* liar Wards. mrytr. den. per. ton lin per. ? ^ ? ? ... 872 267 91" 2 5 ? ? 447 22} 7(1 3, ? ? 105 ... .V!9 39} 1291 4 107S ? ? ... 1618 153 |0?'7 5 172 ? ? ... foil }r? 1367 6, IMS ? ? ... 15m 1H8 722 7 418 ? ? ... 1377 419 3,5 8, 372 ? ? ... 1590 544 8422 9 2M ? ? ... 1516 416 2485 111, 352 ? ? ... 1275 399 1747 11, 596 ? - ... 1314 180 lie., 1 2 231 ? ? ... MS 44 538 13 317 ? ? ... 1269 260 !?](, 1 4 810 ? ? ... 1jI9 2,3 107C 1 5 ? ? 451 .. . C43 397 1613 16 509 ? ? ... 190 1 458 16'5 17 216 ? ? ... 1365 276 1914 Total 6796 ... 556 ... 20538 5297 2151C; 556 20518 H*vemey*r's plurality 6240 Harper'* plurality... 3972 Tammany Hall, last Night. Any attempt to describe the unparalleled ex citement at this notable democratic rendezvous last night, would be beyond possibility. On no oc casion have so many or any thing like the vasi concourse assembled in old Tammany before. Wiihin a few days stump orator? have spoken of the sleep of the democracy, of their then approach ing reveille; last night showed that stump orators sometimes speak the truth?last night exhibited 1 he democrats wide awake, and presented no bad idea of the general resurrection. Perilous was the journey from the base of thr stair case to the entrance of Tammany IIa.ll?ex treme was the risk thence to the platform. Ima gine a rookery disturbed by the discharge of the fowler's futil? or an ant-hill in commotion?or h coral reel rising liom the dark caverns of thr ocean, beneath the labors ol animated myriads What are all these to Tammany last night 1 Lucky is he who went, who saw, aud came away will whole bones. Taere is no use in attemp'ing to tell who werr there; the most accurate approach to fact will h? made by supposing that every body was present excepting those who staid away, cither by acci dent, or because they could not help it. A Presi dent was nominated about eight o'clock; but few had the luck to hear his name. Every one shout ed, talked. hurrahed; hut ot what whs said, suog, or shouted, not half a basket ol tbe fragments wai taken up. Amidst the din, tumult and tempest of voices, The PMiiomr (R. Morri*) announced the advent of a victory exceeding their moit sanguine expectation* (hurrah, hurrah) and he vu certain the returns, as thex catno, woull marvellously increase their hilarity ? (Cheers.) Native Americanism arose in a day, and vm buria 1 the next. Thank 14jd for all hia mercies (Tre mend nis uproar ) Mr. OruauHn, ot B iltimore,next took the stand. H did not pretend to uno v nay thing of their ward*, btr boi,<M., 1 their predictions of a glorious victory. At all even *. he heweved that, us they said in Baltimore, it wa, prudent not to crow till they were out ol the wood A Voter.?Will our friend give way a moment to heat the news 7 Mr. Q ?O certainly, sir. Voicx.-A friend has arrived with the news that eight <>r nine hundred majority has been given for Htvemnvei in'he 4th ward- (Cheeriug for several miuutes ) Mr. G ?Then it might be taken for granted that thej were o jl ot the wood, and might crow. (A capital imi tation ol the crowing ?l a cock here echoed Irvmaevtrs ih-oits.) It was Iperfactiy right that the mothci ot N* tiveism, N. V., should strangle her illegitimate offspring (( ba rs.) It was a poor paltry contemptihle causeths atta ;ked men on u<*count of their religious opinions. Tht other night, at the native prooeaatoo, a man wssaske, what he carried ou a polo, his reply waa" the Bible by*_ (Groans, hisses, and strong mark* o honor.) . ^ ..r0lc/77!,t0p * mo'nent; it is announced that in thi bth War.l liavemeyer has a majority of 1,300. (Hurrah hurrah, hurrah?nine cheer* lor the 6'h.) ? wer? going about aaying thej ?i?ll .rP.r^H ny n ,y:r t0 yr. It put him ? minder an old maid who was impressed with the b*li,i that marriages were made iu heaven, and who was pe, sai led that by fervent prayer f.r s husband, her wish" would be granted. As she prayed ?r,l. ntly i?o evenln, iin ler fin norieit o\k \r*e, ?n owl, which a at Derchri i th ? branch?* abo??, acre imci.l ont whonh' wi is?, Mr MhknnU Mr Preston was not pi-Men' andmi'lr I ? ?|?3rch lor tu< n'y mil uies, greatly to th.- t >1 firatiuii ol | the crow J. 11? u a? followed by *e\ cral otlitrs up to IP o'clock, when at lual lh? speaker* tan short, end th* nm titude ilowly vanished, tvi lently greatly exhausted wi h ?heirrflort* lo express their jay at the ittull ol the elec tion. National Hall. H-re the excitement in the early part of the rveiun? was very miens*. Ttte Hall wan crowded, ,ij Hie uuxuty with which the 'eprrte Irom the > artoui wards and dm nets were received was in descti'vable. The m-d amu-une part ct the htt&i was, that the successive r? pot is of the victori ous progress of J'jveiutyer were received tvitii load ana t-or'y applause, the one great feeling ol joy, the defeat of Harper uci '.hi: " natives," ov'-rcotuing fcr the moment tl.c tl?l puttizan feel in? against ihc loct fecas. " The Fifth Ward ha? gone for Havemeyer? tiarp.T dtleatt d by a large majority? last year it gave hiin u in ijority of three hundred and odd !" " Hurra-a-a-a-a !" " Bravo!" " Next year it will be our turn !" " Down with the natives !" " The Seventh Ward gone against Harper by lour hun dred !" " Hurra a-a a." "Give ii to 'em again !" "Three cheers for Dudley Sclden!" And suit went on until it was universally known that the locolocos had carried the day?then the crowds gradually dispersed, and by leu o'clock the Hall was deserted. Yet not a murmur was heurd?the overwhelming defeat ol the " natives" seemed to satisfy all, and with the consciousness that they had now a fair field belore them lor future con lest and iriumph, the whigs quietly departed from their head-quartets. Meeting of the Native Americans at tlie Vinej lean Hall?llcccpUoii of tlte Returns? Never say dir. About half-past 7 o'clock last evening the Native Americans assembled in considerable numbers at the new American Hall, corner of Grand street and Broadway, to hear the news from the various wards. The countenance s of all wore the appear ance of a belie! that the party was defeated, but they were in such a state that any favorable news served to elevate them to the highest point of fond anticipation, and any beCd news lo let them down again with the greatest despatch?like drowning men they were ready 10 catch at straws. Mm Jam?s Burns mounted the rostrum about 8 o'clock, and said mat without knowing the insult ol the election ] he rose to say u lm word* <o his native American brethren, lie did not knuw the leiultol the eleelion, hut what'.ver it nngiit be, he would announce that htnee lorih auil forever tie was an American Republican, (great applause ) He had seen the whins during the day goiDg hand in baud, and working shoulder to shoulder wi ll the .ocofocoa :o deleat the natives ?with the locos whom i hey had heretofore protested to hn'c wor3A thin the Devil himself lie had woiked in timrs pa*t lor the whigs, hand and heart, but he hoped the blood would ceait to flow in the heart, and that his hand might perish if ever he did again, whilst such men aa Dudley SeHen and Horace Greeley were leadiDg men in the ranks. He thought that Horace Greeley was an honest man a year ago, and would tell the truth, but he d d cot I think so now. (The gentleman then attacked both Mr Greeley, Seidell, and others, in no very measured language. News was received from several ol'the dis tricis of several wards, end soma was welcomed whh cheers, an t some with groans and in silence.) Mr B. then resumed bit speech, aud said that there was one ihiug to be borne in mind, no matter how discouraging the news was. Ho exhorted the natives to stand firm, and pass cue resolution?American Republicans are, and al ways will be?(lost in the cheering ) Mr B. wouldn't be Horace Greeley under any consideration?he had rathei be the meanest dog that runs the streets, than?(Voices. " News 1 news ! Here's more returns.' 8g ieak 'em out." The news was from the 1st district of the l7(h ward, and unfavorable.) Mr. B. then resumed, and called Dudley balden a mean, degraded, apostate renegade from the de mocratic ranks?said he (Mr. B ) hadn't seen his bed foi wo nights, aud cousi qoen'ly didn't feel much like speak ug -that it the natives were defeated, it was not by the lueofocos, but by the whigs aud locos, who hail taken iur another in their aims for the purpose of defeating hem ; but ihey would find that they had waked up the I wrong customer for if the whig party would come ou | again, the natives would give them a dose, (fries G I ' we will', we will! that'*ithe talk! give it to them.") uoih the old parties would rejoice, and the present de feat, if it was one, the Nrw York Herald would rejolc .tan (Tl.a Speaker was here very abusive and vimsent,) a d aber aome furtt er rema ks, stepped down, wb?c thire were loud cries lor De La Ree ! Green ! Col. Snow ! ityder ! Thimpson ! music. Sic Sic. Mr.RvovH, ot Boston, then appeared, and alter bowing ?aid: Fellow citizens, never give up the ship. (Greer cheering, and a long spasmodia hoora f om a g-sntiema.. at extreme end of the room.) If we are beat it will not b. long (Hoora ) The returns are not ail in. We hav heard a lew. Never say die (Hora and great cheer ing. What if we are defeated? How have we been dr. leutedl Not on a f ir fluid?wo have not had to coate-v' igainst the whigs and locos separafrly, but against tin whigs and locos together. (Great confns en ) lamit quested to state that there is plenty cf room it the other -iid of the h?ll?go ahead, ihot is the true America: principle. (8-veral r? turns here came in somewhat is /oruldo, an I ihff spirits ol iho meeting rose accordingly. ind great cheering ensued ) Mr. Rjder continued bi> abuse ol thp whigs, and ex pressed his opinion that th?) would be compelled to come to the Nan ves next sprint o save them-ervea. (Returns were hrroauurtinced from tie 6:h ward.) A vmce " what ward -i 'ha* i" Anothei oicc-"th* City of Duniio." (G'.ot laughter am' .hrering.) Mr R conclud-dvy say ng he (nx nun nun m.ftOt bounce i!re eagle from ;.ia ; a iittio, bu> "iat no woul>' v ?t risr with t!w fox I none Irani. md th coon in ?b;i, *?r.d k ,ock tliuir hicds toge'Uertill h: killed th -tn both (Cbevrina.) Col snow r ing then cslteJ for, esme forw'd and spolto tor vveral mtuiites > xborticg ?Lrm to be firm a d rut discouraged if th'.v ware defeated, and elso said a good d?al about arra gHOiatfM; and combination of lsr gu?ge?, an I wound up by nym? tb"t ne dilut intend *o 'in put down ye*, lor ha thotiid learn nine difl't-rent Ian rung's Wbrreupon ilie prop'.e lanrha l, nud cried "go it tiorso." Mr. Jam r* Bi-bns then foppel un sgBin aud introducer1 "Mr. Kimba 1, of Boston, one ot tho lb s'of the Nstivi Atuericau party in Bovton." -That gentleman, then, very unwisely got up, disregarding a severe cold on his lungs, nd spoke :or reveral mir.u'es amidst Irequent interim| - ions lor news, cheers, ixrlunations, Jkj. Aber he hud ? turned his seat, there was a pause of some minutes, and a very appalling pauso It was. Every one looked in hit neighbor'! fice?defeat was written on all?losses weri ?-numerated?causes discussed and curses muttered. j?A UisTisHis nkar thr lbrJRTis.?Mr. Hufty, we must have some apenkiag here, suppose you announce Mr. Hart, ot the ISth Ward. Chairman,?Very well, sir. Gentlemen. Mr. Hart will ?ow address you. Where is Mr. Hart, air ? The OiRTUHts,?1 am he, sir. Chairman.?Oh ! The gentlemen then addressed the meeting for abctb oalf an nour, but the people seemed to be rather toi much discou-agcd and disheartened to tske much interest <n it ; and nil at once the band, who had been silent al: f't evening, struck up with great energy. Hail Columbia. (Cries ol go it music?tbat'a the time o'day?step thai music ?go ahead?here's news?hurrah !) Mr Hart.?Stop that music. Chairman.?Slop that music. Mr. H?rt (waving his hand)?Stop thst music (The hand probably having exhausted their lungr, did slop, and the gentlemen -went on with his speech, in ihe course el which he alluded te Mr. Rawson Smith, the representative of a fourtb party, who advocated equal distribution of pro perty, and he characterized this party liy a matt indecent appellation, which appeared to give him great delight. f>r he repeated it several times. He called Mr. Brady, lor charging the natives with having burned churches led cated lo th? worship of God, a base liar, and a per jured liar, and said he was personally responsible, at an) ime, lor the expression. (Cries cf " He's a stinking liar ! ra! ha!) The truth was, he said, that the churches bad been made the receptacle fur guns, and swords, and tabres, and field-pieces, by tlie priest ; end he asked il h?t was the way to worship God, nrnl if that was the use 'a put the churches to (A voice, " No, that was making > house of them." Hs ! ha ! ha !?hush ! oh !) Upon Mr. Hart resuming his seat, a Mr. '-udliir, n rentleman with a weak voice, and, os he confessed, uo iccustomed to public apeak ing, addressed the native! 'or a lew minutes ti|ion Lie Bihbi topic. Upon this jen lemsn's retiring, up stepped Mr. Burns again, und an ion nod that he had he?rd that at National Hall, when he returns wore announced showing a majority for Ha vemeyer over Hai per, three cheers were given, aud he accordingly proposed three groans for National Hall, which were given with great feeling. Mr. Shannon then tddrcssed th>' meeting Mr. Da La Ree sang several tongs?the band pla>cd several airs?and tho meeting gradually broke up Brooklyn, The excitement h T-, tnw irds the termination, w:is intense. The democratic party were iu exta tes at their almost unexpected success. About halt east 11 o'clock laat evening, lite following return, were made tor the municipal officers, tlie other officers were carried in accordance : ? For Msyqr. Democrat. Whig. -Votive. If w. , Tallmaiige. llall Hncku-etl 1 2JI 33 2 208 16.7 3 411 172 4 m 162 ? r, 184 271 233 210 7 233 Ml ? ii 37 The 8th war.! has hitherto been democratic, and there i? every reason to believe that on tine occa ?ion it will be still more so. There was h split in the 2J ward in the demo erotic ranks. Wm.M Harris, the distiller, who hud ueeii rej cted at tnc regular nomination lor the Mayoralty, stumppd for himself, but was moit ognally defeated in his ticket; as Alderman in cot sequence. As soon :#s thr returnt were perfectly made thus iar, the Empire Ctub, of Brooklyn, proceeded if. he residence of Mr, Talmagw to congratulate him, with banner? flying and fireworks to nr.) amount, and waa received irost cordially. The , aar.sril imprs?3lon &ppe*if?d 10 b ? wKtotni w aw pally bit ih# 41 mUvM'm Arildvnt to the Hwallow?Kenrfnt Excite- I ment. Wf learu from Livingston & Co. that the steamer Cdi.t. fc-quue, while on tier im.-B.ige frcin ?Vibany to this city, was wrecked on Monday tveti If, r fight o'clock, by riiHintig on a ledge ot rock t.e?r Uj-'a n She had between three and lou< uu.iditd pabterigera 011 board at the time, but it L uppos'-d that all li?ve been saved. Tain s u Li let account ot the diesbter It came ner.r bring a terrible calamity, and we may )? te ar ot the loss of several lives. Much is yet in dub'. J. appears that three boats, the Swallow. Kocbestcr. and Express, were coining down the river i" sisiiii ol each other?the Swallow leading Hrr pilot, u cureless lellow, determined to kee| aluad, run with unchecked speed through a narrow paesjge i ll Athens, wheie a ledge of rocks bulges up from the river. These rocks arc plainly to be ?eei', and every pilot on the river is acquainted with their locality; yet, strange as it may seem, the Swallow run plump on to tlietn and immediate ly "broke her back." This occurred about eight o'clock. She lay on the rocks a few minutes before site begun to sink?time en ough to lull the lirsl alarm of the passengers ? Water, however, soon entered the cabin when her stern went down almost immediately. All her pas sengers rushed into the saloon When the watei teached the lires and boilers, it generated so much steam and gas, and sending up a lurid flame,couster nation spread among the parseugers, and twenty o thirty instantly threw themselves into the river? one lady exclaiming " My God ! my God! are wi to be burnt alive 1" By thtH time the Rochestei and Express were alongside rescuing the passen gers from the wreck, and small bouts trom the shore were picking up those in the water. Of the three or four hundred, the greater pot* tion were brought to tins city in the Express anc Rochester. We cannot ascertain positively that any lives were lost. Previous to the Rochestei and Expiesa leaving the Swullow, Mr. Pomeroy, Captain Squires and others, wadea iirough the cabins, bursting in all the state room, doors, but could find no one. And a colored won an states that several children, only, had retired., a id those she knew were saved. Among the passengers in the Swallow, wer? Senator Hard, who was slightly injured by a fall f Wm Davis and sister, of Albany?the former miss ing, supposed to have been taken ashore ; Mrs Conklin, ot Brnnington, also thought to be ashore; Mrs. Parker, otUiica, in charge of Mr. Mann, als< of Utica? she also supposed to have been carried ashore; Mrs. Hastings, elderly, of Troy, nearly drowned, but alive at the last accounts. Amongs' others now missing, are John Ashthon, of New Jersey, who was returning lrom Utica with hi amiable consort. Charles Sprague, of New Ro chelle, and daughter, from the Troy Female Semi nary. Anson Jones, machinist, of Peterson, N. J. and Robinson Thompson, of England. Daniel Webster war a pas-enger on board th< Rochester. In addition to the above, we have received & lit ter from Livingston 6c Co., which we annex;? Stlamioat Rochester, 10 e'clock, P. M. We left Albany al ? o'clock this evening, following ii the wake of the steamboat Swallow. Aa we neared Athens, opposite Hudson, wu observed that the Swallow was appaitntly aground, and aa ahe waa well on the we* ihore, we steered to the eastward. When close to her tier bell waa rung, but we were under too much heart way to coma to until we had passed some distance ahead although it waa evident to ua then that ahe waa sinking. Every elf jrt waa made to bring the Rochester about, bu being on the Hudson flats, with a strong northwest win<>. we were unable to accomplish it until an anchor could b. riggtd and let go, which enabled the boat to drill round <nd bead toward the wreck, iv.uch credit is due to Capt Cmttinden and his pilots. They mado every effort fo> til patch, but our anxieiy, and the cries lor aid oi the sul icreri ringing in our ears, made each moment seem ai iiour Ou coining alongside oi the Swallow we founr ner bow completely oat of water, high up on a rock, th boat in two. and her stein uud*r tbe water, which waa over the hurricane deck. Capt. Squire waa truly in command. " Ab !" said he, " my good lellow, this ia b> t ter thin Lake fc lie, lor heie we have the bettom, and I hope ell are sofo " The ladies'cabin waa about ten feei under water, and much anxiety waa felt lest some o> 'hern were drowned But trom enquiries made among re passenger*, 1 think all the ladies came upon tbe uppei deck and were saved. When tbe water came up to the fur naces, it caused the flames to rush out. and in the confu. ion m-.i.y thought that the boat wei on Are, and Jumped ovi > Dov.d, but we have every reason to suppose that all wh' did so r ere rescued. The evening waa extremely dark so as to r*qi'ire that the boats should be tun with let tbiu their usual headway. The steamer Express, which ?v ii at* . in the wake of the Swallow, got alongside o hut before the Rochester. Both boats remoiued aloni side until nil the passengers, and as much of the baggng i*ccuidbe got at. veru tnken efl'. Th?re was muc excitement on board tbe Rochester, and the hundre ready io udvtse, end 'ho many obstacle* in tbe way o ji tticg the boat about, rendered it a time of p cul ar em vrra-uim nt to her commander. The momeDt when i ,ra- stipp.tM d that the Swallow wa* on fire, waa, indeed too ei trial to Captain Cmttenden; yet h?t waa coo) *i)m. an I';ult,ctrd und conimandi d his vessel is such t manner a--showed that he is u man to bo depended upor in miy emergency. This disaster, which came so near being dread ful in ita results, was caused wholly by the gro* carelessness of the pilot of the Swallow. On hin all the b!am? rests; and we hope and trust that lh< proper authorities will not let this affair rest witi out a searching investigation. The lives of tht thousands of human beings who travel on tht Hudson, indeed, who travel all over the .Uniter States, ought not to be endangered and triflei with by the carelessness which has been displayed on this occasion. The ledge of rocks, on which (he Swallow struck, is well known ; and there is not a particle of excuse for wrecking this fine boat, or playing at " paw paw" with the lives of lh< three hundred passengers on board. Let the affair be thoroughly investigated. Additiohal.?At a meeting of those persons who wcrt passengers oa board the steamboat Swallow, on her pat <agc down the river, 7th of April, 1814, held on the laim ? vening, on board the steamboat Rochester, the Hon Gideon Hard, of Albion, was uppointed Chairman, anr he Hon. James Jarvis, oi New York, Secretary. Johi Painu, James Jarvis, Gideon Hard, Day O. Kollngg em Samuel Carr, were appointed a committee to recommcn4 ? uitable resolutions tor the consideration of the meeting The committee reported the following resolutions which were unanimously adopted : ? Resolved, That the steamboat Swallow, at the time o ?he happening ot the melancholy accident this c-rening ?u the Athens channel, was iunning considerably below her usual sperd, it being at the time verydaik, and th> ?now falling in such quantities as to render it vory difli cult for the pilot to discover the shores. Resolved, That Captain Squires, ol the Swallow, dur. ing the continuance of the danger to which the passen gers were exposed, conducted himself with a coolness anrt ? ell-possession worthy of all praise, and by so doing con trihuted essentially to the safety of the |K.S'engen. Resolved, That the thanks ol this meeting are eminent ly due to the Captains ol the ateamboatr Express and Ro Chester, ns well aa to the citizena of Athena and Hudson, for th'very prompt re'irf by which we were rescued. Res lv d, That the proce dings of this meeting be rign ed hy <h - Chairman an t Secretary, and such of the pas seng as aa are | res: nt, and bu published GIDEON HARD, Cboiiman. James Jaxvp, Secretary. The following i < a list of the portion of tho paa aengert who wore saved. I.iit of Puittnftri Sai r l.?Mr. Hard, Albion; Da'-id L. French, New Lebanon: Roland Buck, B'.ffilO; A. W Coles; J. T Totter, L'yden, I/vir gston couuty; James B Ribinton, Btepheniown; Edward lviaon, Auburn; W stipeu, do; K. P. Crauson, do; Thomas Baldwin, Va; J. I' Abbott Uiica; James Bather, New York city; W ft Miles, Brooklyn; Wm. McMurray, Lansingburg; Jamu Lahriston. Troy ; lamia Dicksnn, Album ; W. H. Graves, Bellviile; L. M. Hurgetford, Signeit; VVm. Hsmrig, Me chanicsvillc; A. Fellow*. G.itway; 8 O Crawford: Mi. Paine and family, Trov; D O Kellogg, do; Mrs. T. Vail J J Gillespy. do; 8 O Ransford, rte; Wm. H Rice, do; Martin Russell, do; E. Wilscn, do: W. N.flVn, do; T W Phippa, do; J. M Caswell,Lansingburg; Rev. At. T. Ter, ny, on; E R King. Troy; J. L. Thompson and 2 ladies, do; Joseph Elhins, New Ymk; Robert Elkins, (Jo; A. Gordon, Platen island: J C. Rower Troy; J Mprir, Sche nectady; E. ti. Cobb. New York; W R. Humphrey,. Hi? r.a; C. Hinraan, New York; L A. Griiwold. Whltesba rough; J. 0 Kneeland, Troy; J Piper, Herkimer Co; N L Morgan; II Whipple, Shafteabcrotigh; H A. Wilson Jonesville; R. W Carnea, do; A W. Coles, N York ritr: A. Lovelar.d. Troy; Misa Lovclnr.d, do; J C. Kimland, do; Jaa. M. Palmer, Canandaigua; William W. Whipple, Troy; John D Humphrey. Cnnnndaigua; John Polh? m-s, do; J. S Wibert, Buff, Mr. Dennis, Cambridge; Z H P. Hale, Troy; Mr*. Robinson and child, de; two Mirs Conklins, Albany; Mr. Handley, Naw Yotk; Mrs Fel lows and daughter, do; R E Churchill, da; Mr. New kirk, Trenton; H M.Arnold. GretLflrM; Mr. Merriato Truy; Mr. Baler, do; L. H Brayman, Bu(Tilo;Mr. Bu-ll, Troy; Mr. Morris, New; Yotk; I C. Houghton, Shafts hury; E. L Clark, Adrian, Michigan; Henry If we". P, tnsbnrgh, Rensselaer ccnnly; D. Carr, Troy; Roheit Kn* p, Lanaingh irgbj Elizabeth Ilillmun, Troy; Mt* I 8 urbuck,do; Mr Kiirtiee, Fredonia, Chautaunuecountyi . _ _ Chautauqua county; !!,9wV,'wrut^ T'?y< n"v L Howard, do; A Rogers y's* Lro* ' /wl. Adams, N. w York; (ialvin Hajnes, .roy; Samuel Fellows, do, Mra A. Naab, do; J. Bristol Dtit'hesa county; Mis. F A Allen, Naw York; John K. Pitiyn. S lllwater; Mrs p True-dell, Troy ; Willi*? KUa, io|0 B Herrlok, |l9ldaintwiJ!e;Mr Allan. Ithaca 11 K Grim, Jot-Jan; Mr Grafn.di, B.lhia, W|t?rfkri1; Vtr,r#tfW,Low?iMj M, Glgrk, rowlfU, I I. IUI#, Renaaelai'iville; Isaac Hubbard, West Troy; John 1 K IVnjro, Stillwater; J Butn-l, Hvosrck; T. J. Wallace, ;? J - ?VVBI? m , ? oj Jobcsou do: O. Btevl, Trot; Isaac W?-k?, Ben .iiwjtoii; s> Brii'ge, Brattleboro; Mrs. FreiiC-li, Benoiog on, Mrs. Uunklta ml t?o dsu<hters, do;?J W. Hb - | itue?, New York; P. Dtgraw, do; Daniel Uleason; Herod 'otiklirr, ll-riKtuaei ville, MrK Uarduer, Hoostck; E. L Clark, Michigan; toi>B Thayer, ll-osick ; E C Hay iJllco; C Eiwuod, Frank lord; L. lljutler, do; John Uiuey ; .1 ury F Harrington; 8 H. Mano; Chancery Elwood. lr Easier, J W McL .ne; John M Putter. Mr. Coukim it not to be iouod. Ju-t b**|oie the boat (truck, ib? .nginehad been (topped, '? ?l:e iltd not txactly know hii whereabout- ? rijf lore being very low, there were a great number paafeiigwrs, ao unusual proportion ot whom wrere ? mMes lr was mil twenty minims boiore any asai?t .tree whatever arrived; and, when the boats Irom the ?hare cam.- up, rh, y very wiaely remainet at the distance >i a rod or two, for they iierceived that the ateamer was last, and knew enough of bumau nature to retrlrzo that, lid they approach close to the wreck, the rw?h ol trem bling l'elluw beings would inevitably awamp th?m, and increase llm ultimate danger. But ibia precaution leuds to the greater fear that several lives have bean lost; for many jumped overboarJ, especially in that terrible mo ment when the boat was seemingly a abeet of flame amid ships, and no hope existed but in a trust to the chilling waters. One geutlemai., of plethoric proportions,opened a window of the saloon in the first agony ol alarm,

squeezed himsdi through with all his clothing upon him, on the Hudson side, where it is a mile to the sboro ; and it seems scarcely possible that he can have been saved Several estimable ladies, diligently inquired utter this morning, on board both the Rochester and Express, could not be found, and sad apprehensions are enter tained. As the berth list of tho "wallow was by no means complete, the lull extent of the loss onnnot be ascertain ed until it be known Irom many scattered and distant homes, who had probably trusted themselves to the fated vessel. There were several passengers from the West ern States. The awful scene exhibited to the sell-pos -essed observer many striking traits of human nature. In the very height of the contusion and dismay, on the upjier leek, when all w us darkness, the snow falling fast, the Doat sinking rapidly, wives shrieking (or husnands, sis lers for brothers, and children tor parents, and the accents of prayer best betllted the lips, the voice of a strong heir rted rultiau wus heaid even above the tumult, pouring volleys ot oaths at the poor agonized females around him, because of the emotion they exhibited. A gentlemau was hurtying up from the lower cabin, with difficulty -scaping tbe puisuit of the waters, and when ho reached ? he saloon he saw a husband hasten from a state-room be side him, closely hugging a valise,while his wife,with an infant In her arms, and another little child by her side, shrieked to him as he rushed away, never turning his bsad to view their fa)".?" Husband ! husband! in Hod's name, drop your valise and save your wife and children!" But he disappeared unheeding ! A gentleman, although As had apparently lost every thing, except the clothing oa his back, did not make an effort for himself until he had secured the s.fety ot that family. We rejoice to l>e able to offset so fitndish an exhibition of selfishness, with die energy of disinterested geueroait y. A passenger gave his little boy, about two years old, to a person near him to takecarr of, while be was looking for his wife, whom t<e found ; but upon looking tor his child and the person o whom he had entrusted it, they were no where to be 'ound and no account ot them was reci ived up to yester day evening Urrat tears are entertained for their safety The boat ia broken entirely open. The engine, tcc., may be saved, provided it holds together long enough to rai-e thern. But it is so complete a wreck, that a high wind is likely to break her entirely up. New Movement in Opera.?The statement which we originally made, that Fico and several others of the Italian artists had been engaged at Castie Garden, was correct, as will be seen from the announcement ol the proprietors of that establishment. De Begnis, indeed, positively de clined on the ground that it would be a woful de gradation of the musical drama to sing in the midst of whiskey punches, and brandy toddies, and sherry cobblers, nt the rate of twenty-five cents a night?that in fact it would be reducing the musi cal drama to the same level with the cheap and nastyShskspearean heroes andheroinesof the Bow ery and Chatham, which arc exhibited at the rate of a shilling a piece. It seems, however, that Pico, dignora Valtelhua, Sanquirico, Valtellina, and An tognini, have accepted an engagement. They are to sing three nights a week,when the rate of jidmis <ion will be fifty cents. On the alternate nights the admission will be twenty-five cents. This is a aew and very promising movement in the classical and musical drama, and we will see how it will ?ucceed. The spacious amphitheatre is to be fitted up in the most elegant manner, while the cellars ire filled with the mest delicious fluids, so that the audiences may be at once regaled with the choicest Italian music and the most inspiring mint luleps. De Begnis, in the meantime, is preparing to viait Italy, or to send an agent there,to collect materials lor a troupe, which, as we are informed in letters from Italy, can be collected on very reasonable | terms. Fashionable Dry Goods Storks, and Fase ionabt.k Shotting?There is a great deal t ..cillery ill the newspapera about a most eplendi establishment to be erected on the site of the ol Washington Hall, by Stewart, of Broadway, ft ?nous in the annals of dry-goods shopping. At cording to some descriptions, this new establisl ment will be a perfect palace, built of marble, an .a destined to produce " a revolution" in th -ysterti of shopping in Broadway. We would ac /ise all those prophets to beware lest they make false prediction. There is nothing so capricious a ihe direction sometimes given to, and taken by fashionable shoppers. We should not be at all sui ptised if the great flourish about this very eupeiio fS'ablishinent were to prove a false alarm. Wher an immense amount of money is expended on th decorations and eppointments ot a shopping est: blishment, high prices nre, of course, absolute) nects^ary to Busiain the business. We should ni be surprised if all the old stores in this trade o the other side of Broadway, who make no gret pretensions to superiority, such as the Becks, an others, from theirstrict attention to business, shoul maintain themselves in a much more decided pt sition than this attempt to " revolutionize" ih affairs of fashionable shopping in Broadway. It i an old maxim?" Stick to the old shop where yo made your fortune?if you goto a new stand, yov luck will change!" Trains to Boston. ?The Boston day line over the Long Island Railroad will be run, until further notice, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday's only, via Norwich and Worcester, and return from Bre ton on the alternate days, at the usual hours.? What is the cause of thisi Tire Honorable Daniel Wsbstkr arrived in this city yesterday Irotn his professional visit to Albany, und remains at the Astor, until a cause, in which he is also professionally employed in this city, calls forth his advocacy. Grken Pkas in ths Market?Beautiful, large, and delicious green peas are in the market, from ihe gardens of Mr. Cunningham, Pelham, Ulster County, New York. Connecticut Election.?We have returns suf ficently ample and accurate to tell what the result has been in this State. It has gone for the whig* by an increased majority, and they have gained four Congressmen. All this, however, we expect ed. fopULAH VOTK. ? -IB47 , ??1844? Whir. Vem. Sent. Whig Vem. Sent. 2678 2(10 49911 4.713 228 2716 4261 194 H 2 40 1611 'ill 329(1 2880 101 ltl'2 >61 3468 1419 243 1735 179 2(21 21(14 377 319 962 1994 11301 681 18993 1798H 1167 11801 179(18 Whig majority,... I7U 1008 The town to hear from gave the whigs a majority of 236 in 1844. They have secured a majority in the legislature. Mkmbkri op Cosnariir Ki.reran. Di*t. I?Jamci D ion whig, in place of T H. (Seymour, d?m. t-8. JU. Hobtwrd, whi|, " John Mtr?ait. do 1? I. Rockwell, " " iten. 11. Cailin, do 4?Truman Smith, " ft Hinioca, do It is perceived that there is a fulling oR in the democratic majority sufficiently large to create astonishment in some circles. It is easily enough to be explained, however. It has been produced by the defection in theranksof the democracy, result ing from the increasing unpopularity of Polk's ad ministration. Williamsburg Hlccllon. This election wua merely lor trustees, assessors, inspectors, ard collectors, and the first under Ihe new charter. It resulted as lollows : TPIJIfP.PS , Metro. Di*trJct 1. Nod mncrat ; tlinc natives or whig*. " 3 One democrat; t wo " " " 3. Three democrats; no " " Town Elections ? Returns of Supervisors elect. *d in 41 of the countiessf the State, show 881 whig*, 994 loco, in abolition or tied | whig majority 87. In ths rams aouritisi last year, SiO whigi, IMloooi, and J abolition, fadi loco majority ?&. WWf ??? gals l?fl. Theatrical Intelligence. Oi.x Bull, according to his proposed route, should be, at this date, in St. Louis: thence he proceeds to Louisville, Cincinnati, Pittsburg, l*o., and may be expected here, fit route lor Europe, early in May. His commencement in New Or leans, owing to the unaccountable hostility ol the *mall-fry musicians, ana his uutortunste if an inefficient and unpopular leader, atl ?rdeii om neither pride nor profit. To remedy mis. ne i for one night engaged, trom Borghese, the Ameri cm theatre, wall the services of the orchestra of ' fie Italian Operes but discord anil held subject the ions of harmony ; the knights of the cat gut re tueed to as-tst, and the engagement fell to the irouud. A iriumpli, however, awaited him. The French theatre, with its invaluable musical aid, was placed ut his disposal j and never did the great violinist play better or to a more br lliant or ad iniring audience, ilian fided the Teatre d Orleans on the 14th March He has nsyet met no recep tion on this side the Atlantic more flattering or enthusiastic thau he received on that night lrom orchestra and audience. The Sequins terminated a most successlul en gagement at the St Charles theatre, New Orleans, ou the 15 h March. Notwithstanding the attrac tions of the French and Italian Opera, they drew crowded houses every night. They commenced an engagement for twelve nights at Mobile on the 17th and will open at the Park on the 28di instant The Italian Opera at New Orleans has not turned out so profitable us the opening gave hopes of Some uttribute the falling of! to changing (after the first fortnight) the nights of performance to those ou which the French theatre was open, while others account tor it by saying there is a split between the admirers ol the prtmadonnar; one party, perhaps the most numerous and influential, withnoldtngsupport wheu Ktcci is in the ascendant ?ihe other when Borghese assumes the lead liumor, with her thousand tongues, whispers that there is division behind the curtain, and that the difference of opinion in front originated in a pro fessional squabble as to superiority, between the fair cantatricfs. The orchestra, owing to the in cessant drilling and talented leadership ot l-?a Manna, is perhaps the beet that any Italian coin pany could boost of out of Europe, for years back. They purpose returning to New York, and will probably arrive here about the first of Jurc. Mr. Anderson, utter reaping a golden harvest in the South, may be expected here in h few days. His engagements in New Orleans and Mobile were productive of plauuits and dollars ia abttudance. II the success ot "Fashion" does not induce Mana ger Simpson to run it off its legs, and postpone all other engagement, he will appear at the Park on Monday evening, the'14th instant. The Classical Drama ?The Antigone war played last night a second time at Palmo s, anfl is a decided hit, and, was the city election over, will be acknowledged to be s?, by crowded and fashionable houses. What Sophocles wrote tor Athene 2300 years ago, still goes home to the heart and feelings, because the Creek pool's power is built on nature; the heart of man has still the same passions, and his life exhibits the same errors and contradictions; visited by the same retribution as of old; and whether the picture of these be from the hand of Sojrhoclts or Shakspeare, beittg true,we must be touched with the representations of the weakness of humanity, its crimes, its sufferings, its repentance, its remorse. Such are the features ot this classic drama : the characters are distinctly drawn, and stand out in strong relief. The tyrant Creon, the noble, pious, si if-sacrificing Antigone, and the ardent Hamon are well contrasted and brought together, and, let us add.we llsustained on the stnge. (Jr. Vandenhofl's Crcon is a noble performance; truly classical and royal His appearance and dress are characteristic and dignified,and hts posi'ions are studies for a sculptor. He contrived in the course of the drama to present a series of poses, conies ot antique statues. We had the Apouo, the Hercules, the Jupiter, the Laoconn This fast group was moB beautiful; it is presett ed in the last scene, wherr VandeuftoH, with an attendant youth on each side, in the agony of grief, Bssumes the position of the I Liocoon ia the well-known group with the two ] boys. Indeed;&ll the pictures presented in the groups, the effects were admirable; especially the closing tableaux, where Vandenhoff representing Creon overpowered and bowed down by the vengesno of heaven, whose lightnings flash oyer the heads oi his affrighted guards, with all the dignity ot classw Greece, draws his robe before his face, to veil tht agony that racks'htm. This was a happy touch of art; the idea doubtless was suggested to th? actor (who evidently has made the antique his study) by the recorded instance of the anctem painter, who, depicting the death ot Jphigenia, sa crificed before her father Agamemnon's eyes, hto the lace ot the snguishsstrickeu parent behind tin curtain ot the tent, despairing of achieving an ex pression equal to the occasion. Miss Clarendon, at Antigone, does herself grcat|credit, and wins well merited applause. Indeed, all acquit themoelvtt admirably, and deserve praise ; even to the guarot and attendants, whose marchings and grouping! are executed with precision. In fine, the piece it excellently got up, nnd will have a successlul run Movements of Trwva Hera. There was yesterday at the principal hotels ofthi city a ntore considerable number ot arrivals than the caprtciousness of the season would have justi tied The Southern travellers, and merchants regulating their movements invariably by the cri terion ot a Northern thermometer, (which has at forded for the last three days little it any encour agentent) have wisely " halted between two opin ions"?and await, in a more intermediate climate, encouragement from our's to proceed. Neverthe less, we find abundant exceptions generally at the hotels. At the American? Alfred Cox Detroit; P. Meredith, Philadel phis ; George Peckbam New Haven ; L. Duncan Linton, N. O , and several othera. A?tor?Dr. Kiikwood, Mobile; Frad'k Fairthorne, Ky.; Messrs. Lobdeh, Gilmour; J. Htilei, Boston, Parry, ol Canada; Capt. Alburtia,U. 8 Army ; S. Nkwaik, Albany M. W. Shurap, Otiio ; Hon. Daniel Wobater, Mai*.; Ttao* Chambers, Philadelphia; W. W. Wordaworth, Hvde Park ; 8 Frothingham, Boaton ; Rev. Courtland Van Rentselaer; Judge Douglass, Illinois; Col. Kinsmand, Portland ; Horace Greeley, and 40 othira. City?H N Conger, Newark ; Benj. Dupon, New Ha ven ; Capt Wilson, U. 8 Navy ; Mr. Levender, Va., and 10 others. * | Franklin?B.C. Ormibert, Fayetcville; J.8. Lawrence Boston: J. P. Hamilton, New llavrn ; G E Pomeroy. Albany ; George Hand, Albion ; R Stovenson, Seneca county, and 30 otbeu. Sr. George's?Ed. J. Blish, Maine: Col. 8. Ptnder, Salem ; Gen.C. P. Dodd, and 10 others Globs?Amos Rt-nke, N. O ; Chas. Carter, Boston, and four others. Watkrli?F.O. Wolbert.rhilad; Messrs. Freeman ar.d Bird, Troy ; t'aptain Hnrton, Burlington ; W. Caipanter, Ditroit; W. B. Mann, Albany, and 10 others. We have from various sources of hotel informa tion, in the absence ol any arrivals from the inter mediate hatbors between this city and Albany, almost vainly endeavored to extend our informa lion of the uutoward accident to the 44 Swallow" anil her tmrengers, beyond what our colutnnr present. Many rumors have reached us, but upor such vague foundation, as forbid us from inspiring hope or exciting despair; but as it is generally surmised that a sou of General Marther, a fine hoy of six or seven years of age, is unaccounted for, and also a Mrs. Cottklin, we are justified reluc tantly in publishing the lamentable suspicion. Other names have been added to these, but the ?erne, motives prohibit our extending a catalogue grounded only upon presumption. American Agricultural Aeaoalatlon. The meeting of thm body whs lully attended on Mouday evening. We observed numerous influen tial citizens The Hon L. Bradish presided ? Amongst the communications were books, seed and letters Ironi Hon. Martin Van Huren, Henry Clay, Mr. Ellsworth, Daniel Webster, Messrs Wetmorr, Redlield, General Harmon, and othei distinguished gentlemen The report of the Executive Comniitte struck us as full of excellent suggestions. Short practical nspers on wheat culture, by Gen. Harmon, and on Vineyntds, from North Carolina, were read by the Secretary. Mr Russell presented numerous specimen* oi wood rrndeted indestructible by chemical solution in a lew hours, and by the simplest means. Hie paper was a finished essay on the subject. The great attraction ol the evening was,however, some beautiful plants, two feet high, in flower and fruit, of potatoes, tomatoes and peas, torwardtd within about eighteen days, liom seeds, bv galvan u-ai. Mr. Pell, the contributor, read a full snd in teresting account of his experiments, which elicit ed warm applause. Dr Gardner concluded by a spirited cxtempora ry communication, which scented to have consi derable agricultural value. Morar.s ant) Relioion in Texas ? A Missionary in Texas, writing to the General Assembly's Board, ssyi:?" In eight counties around us, containing not less than 'Jft.nOJ souls, there is no regular Prsthylei ina pleach ing hut hy myself. I would by no means leprest-ni Shin whole region as without the means of grace. There are f. w families, that mty not hear preaching statedly, hy going lire or six miles from borne, and I rejoice to a Id that there sro many large and flourishing churckm of othei denominations mid perhaps as good a stnteof morals and religion, as is usually loirnd in new rountriea, where the population is so scattered." Frrict of Yamike Doodi.k on the Insam ?A ball to the insane was given at the Bleckley hos pital. rhila eottn'y, on Friday morning last, hy adries of the physicians. ft was attended hy all the patient ?.hat were rapsblo of doing to, snd the lVorM .Imnicitt ?ays |t went off whir considerable ee.lst and enjoyment ? S-meof I hem wrre more or less frntostienlly nttir*" while othei s were out in th> ir best "hih and tnekt-e," looked like modern belles and heanx. At flrat, the majori ty were rather hack ward to Join In the giddy dance, me gradually thry fell in, and the nfTai1* proceeded quite mi r rily. A' onn iime, while promenading, lb" pand sttueii up Yankee Diodle, whan, as quick as lightning thST all started into a aance, which oomd not t>? roppea UftUl tho music coved * City Intelligence, folic* Office ?A run. 8 ? Thr Niuht fiirtic EiiC'ion?Coloniris in ihk WAUHHousr ? Lost uigbt a yatIf Lomrlalat, beaded bjr Aisistai.t Capt. Coi n, ol ihe rt h District watohhouse, an lit - limp' would be made to smuggle a 1st of illega.' rotes luto the ballot box to-Juy, sod tba' a large paiiy ol persons bad coiigregit?Hl together in a bouse No &7 Broadway t'hey aM-emtdrd in linutof the house,and some disturb * ance uccuiriug, they ,l.urst open the door, andarnsn 1 .ibout titty poisons Attir some resistance and blom1 I nostf, thty weie all taken to the watcbhouse, and tin I oaormug, on being brought bef .re tbe Police M?gutr*? J] and Ahittinon Dreke, chaiged with bellooir g'lour tor V uud beltavnig in R disorderly manner, they worualldis ft cluuged, whereupon thr y went out in front (f toe build- ? n g, and guve three chssrs for the police. ,' It appeared upon the examma'i'in ol the woman who. occupies lh<' premises No &7 West Broadway, that tbef! ? remises had been rented by a Certain p?i?on who shsl | < nameless, (fir the simple reason that the reporter wss| unable to obtain the correct name Irom the |olice,) am that provisions were brought in in considerable quanti ties, and that last night the persons ? ho were found ii j ihe premises came in squads to sleep there, but that th. I row wus more outside, and that the ins setmed disposed^ to remain pirfectly peaceable unlil disturbed by the outs.jl The tith Ward watchhouse had a deputation of tweuty-H two gentlemen ia it, the majority of whom wera ilis t chaiged, as they hid not dune anything very bad, that{ they might exercise the glorious right ol all Alleghanians, and haw a a linger in tbe political pot pouri. I Ahuse or the 3*i.i.or Bos.?A gentleman who was not botn in Alleghnnia, named Ju'rit-s Ornish, but who has , resided lor sooie time past in Ureeucounty, was biought in by an M. P. this morning, chaigel with ille gally oflVring and attempting lo vote. He admittsd i to the inaga rate that he was not a citizen, and was can . tioued by him to behave htataelf, uud tild that if he nt-X tempted to voto again he should te obliged to commit!' him B"lieving thst his ignorance wo* the cause ol hit) conduct, the magisirste discharged him. A short time ufterwaid-i he waacoiiared hy auo her M P , nnd brought) in lor voting at one of the polls ol the Sixth Ward, and he was commi'ted. Another ?Daniel Shay was arrested for a perjury in ? weiiriug at one of tbe ward polls that he was ii legal voter and lived at a certain p ace, all of which was untrue. Buuoi.arv?The dwelling house of O D Lawrence, ' No 6fl Dcy atieet, was eu.ered last night by means ot fiise keys, and some clotbiug stolen \ Coroner'* Office? Aran. 8.?The SurrocATioN Cask , ?Mrs O'Connor, iho unlor unato woman who was in the room with her husbind and Mrs. H>*rohan, at No. 37 Cedar street, who ware suttocati d as is supposed by the fumes of charcoal, dird last night Irom congestion ol the lungs.'produced by tbe inhalation of the fumes. Verdict accordingly Suicide or a Kauai.*.?1The Coroner was summoned to hold an inqueat at the house of Isaac T Storms, No. 14 Greenwich street, upon the body of a female servant, named Mary Thompson, who was about AO years ol age, and was found dead in her bed this morning. Several phials labelhd laudanum were found in her room, and Irom the snu-ll, it wns presumed she had taken tbe con tents. The family are at a loss lo conceive what could possibly have induced ber to ccmmit tbe rash act, hs she had been in tbe family lot about 30 voars, aud was univer sally esteemed aud respected b, all the members ot the family The Coroners impost. to-morrew will perhaps throw some light upon the aubject. Disease or thi Heart. Tbe Coroner held an inquest at No. 79 Laurens street, on the body cf a black wsmsn, named Jackson, 77 years of oge, who was found dead In her bid yestirday morning Verdict as above. Circuit Court Beloro Ju ge Kdmonds. AraiL S.? Trial ?f [Polly Jtadine, continued ? Stven teenth Day ? The Ludin again ? The summing up in this lasediew together a very brilliant assemblageui ladies, I who took exclusive occupation of the galleties in the Court Room, and manifested a degiee of excitement which far surpassed aoy thing as yet exhibited by them since h? commencement of this remarkable trial. They dis- j cussed the comparative merits ol the caic during the hour of recess, with a degree ol shrewdness and almost legal tuct, that was truly astonishing. Among thfcse in a'.tcnd ance, were some two dozen females who have watched this ttial from its commencement, having noconuca'iou or interest in tne matter whatever, more than mere curi jsi'y. continuing mated thiough the day. The avenues outside the Court Room are crowded to excess, and some uf the " rowdies" among the Crowd, who are excluded ?rom the Court Room, liom the fact ol the presencv of the ladies, actually set up a shouting noise at them as they .lassed into court, and press upon them as well as thn of I fleers. This conduct Drought upon thtm some sharp st acks from the officers. There is an increasing anxiety manifested every hour in the publicimind as to theprobu | nle result. Mr Clark concluded his address at a quarter before I one 1 o'clock, when Mr Gbahasi rose iu reply. He made a long appeal to ! the jury, recapitulating the faats introduced in evidi nee, uid commeuting upon them. Ho will continue his re narks. J Mr. Whitino will sum up, after which " His Honor will charge, which, perhaps, will not be till Thursday. . The prisoner has sat out the trial with great (limners, { thowing that she possesses a degree of nerve truly astou thing,considering her si'uation and long suffering. :j AuiUssmtnts. ?! Circus ?1The elegant troupe of English Equee-? 'rians draw crowds ol visitors at the Aniphitheui re. The Rivers are the most astonishing artistes In their line -quite iqualto the Ravels iu theirs, sud Master Ricbsrd j | Rivers is very far superior in horsemanship to any thing of his sge in this *r any other country. ATTRMrT at Sutct?E by a Vaqrant Roy ? On Sunday afternoon last, a boy about fifteen years ?id, was observed hai g<ng by the neck to the upper tail ing of the steps of a dwelling house in Pearl st A. Adams, tie overseer ot tbe poor, seeing the boy thus suspended, immediately cut him dowr,. It appean d on enquiry that ze had setmingly attempted suicide; but tbe knot in tne sandkerchief rour.d his neck was placed under his chin lostead ol under his ear, and, when found, be had an open Atiife in hia hand, with which he declared il to be his in 'ention to complete the deed in case the banging hud ?1'ed The reason lor the attempt upon his lite wos tated to bo the tact of some boys having chased turn ?bout town, a quarrrl having sprurg up among thim while fishing at tho river. This try's name is Levi Benedict, atld he appears to be ? ntirely destitute cf home, mployment and friends, and is an entire stranger in Bur lington, where kf hid winder.d about iorsuveral days irevious to 8unday list We questioned him closely hs o his historv, but could get no infotmationol a satisUc | ory kind He said that his parents brought him te this country from Irel ind when three months old; that ho had ilwaya lived in Connecticut; but cclld nat teil in ?hs? ?art of it; that his mother wus dead and that last ? urn mar, while with his father, the latter was bitten by a ra ud dsg, and went mad, and while iu that condition he hased two men, who, to save themselves, shot him But where this happened, or what became of hia father he would not, orcuuld not say; neither could he tell where be last csmn from, nor where he had been dining a whoie year past. Altogether, he gaye a moat unsatisfactory ac count of himself, or rather no account at all, except that be had been employed as driyer on the canal, but what canal he could not till. We mention these particulars, hat our brethren ot the press may recognize him, if he should heieaiter cross their paths. Mr. Adams took Ihe boy in charge, and showed himself to be an efficient and humane officer. He fl'fed him wi'h a suit cf clothes it his own cost, and dispatched him to the County Housa is a yagrant.?Burlington. V J Gazette. Accident on the River.?The Knickerbocker, which left here lust evening in company with the Kmpire, came in collision with a schooner just below New Baltimore. The railing and awning posts on the (orwatd leik were carried sway, and the anchor on tbe how hav ing been torn off, fell into the river and broughtthe Knick erbocker up witk a shott tarn. It was an hour or more bo fa re "tie got tinder way again ?Many Journal ,S]?il 7 11 Humbug" ? It la a Common foi ?hoir who are lacking in brains themselves, to raise the cry of] ? humbug,'' whenever an inveuliou pioinisrs to be of ther greatest utility, is nshercd into notice It it almost inyrr ably found tint no article ?n rrcried no'srases erear merit. Thus has it been with Dr. KKLIX (JOUHAUU'S Italian Mcdiratnl Soaii, which n now unitersillv admitted to pessr*? surpttsiiig ? iituei in the |iurilieatiou of the skin from tan, freckle*, rallowj neat, ?iinhnrn, riiuhuess, Ike. '1 h* merits of thii invaluable "orotmund have t>iinn|ihed over all opposition. H a:?i, hail hi? t'oudrr Suhtile, for eradicating lutiettluoni hair? Livut>fl I'fgetahlf H'Utr, for petmaneilly tiutng pa'r clerks?(sir! cum I lair Ityr. for coloring h ir brown or hlsck?Idly '? 'ii'tel lor aoflruiua and whit uing the akin?and a hundred oilier Ue-!U| toilet preparation! made bv Dr Oi uraud Un this subject of" humbu a late Kngliih paper ?? tily re narks : _ " It's a great thii g to le a humbug : it tite'nv hitting the public in re lity. Anyhodsr who can ilo ao, is sura tub] called a humbug' by somebody who can't!" Dr.KKI.IX tlOl il'ttJU'" tneatimrule pteparationi can In had ireuuiue only at hia d. |a>t, 17 W alker itreet, Ant store/run llioadway. lie eety catelnl to recollect thii auknti?7# Chestnut sue t. Pi il delpoiai Jordon. 2 Milk ill U'HoCarle on Ik t o Lowell; Bliat It Co, Bpnnvfiel If Oreen ft' o., Worcester: Bull llir'lord; Kerte, Midd etnwnl v)yer?. New harm; fer, P ovidence: Ton ry, Koctie?terl liaekua Ik Bull. Troy: I'lrice. Alnai v; Seth 8. Dance. Balltl tnn e; D II. Moore, Lyn tihurg. Va.; Aodrrtou, Nashrille| 1'enn.; Heinitah, Lancaster, Pa. Hrnrlet Fever, like nil otker fevers, com] mrncea with uaiitea and lieknni, great thirst, headache, rrd una of th* eyes, fcc lit two or three days, a pricking sensatnu is ei|ierienced. and au eruption of a A ry rettn is b'vtm to *P poar. first on the f ce and arms, and filially an uni nrm redura eovrrs t^e who e h dy. VVrigh 't Indian Vegetable Tills are an eaar, m fr and crrtaii cure tor th a anil every other f. rer. u all caies of Scarlet Kevet] iVrighi'a Vegetable Li lian t ill* should be taken every nigui ok going to lied, in siiihdoseaaa to produce copious evacuation! hy the h wels. 1 Ins course, if pro: erly I'ollowrd up, wil iiil shiiit time snhdu * the on st viohnt attack of scarht'e'ei?si the same time the dige,tjnn will be improved, and the blood tl COtHi letely puntied that new life artl vigor will lie given to thl wh le f ame. f ([^"Beware of Counterfeits.?The public a*e resyeeifn'l] inf. rin?d that niedicine inrooiting to be improved Lilian t'nld inde in New York, amis sold by various store'repeis il lbe country, are not the geiiui.i* Wright's Indian Veget.iblr Fills. I The only security againat imposition, ia to purchas* at t'l offic* and (iriieral Depot, No. 284 Greenwich at*f*t, New Yoild and in all c se< to he particular and aak lot Wright's ludi il Vegetable I'ills. Heal'i Hair Hcsforatlvc, at Itls Agsncjr, m] Walkrttt., 1st store mow Broadway Dalley's Maglei nly agency, IT Walker V street, first (tore from Broadway. Motion I Notice.?f tin Advertisement a of t New York College of Medicine and Pharmacy, established , ?he Suppression of Quackery, in the can of all diseases, \e vereafier appear oa the fourth rage and last eolnmn at tj taper. W.S KK,HAllDHON, M. D., Agent Office and Conaul ine Hrmms r* .h> C..||ege,? Nassau stt All FMlftlaljilfia lo V tiKUALP tnnil be pa'd to thr nnly authorised .Agents. Vit ft t o.. 1 Lclki Building, T'hiru si eei nan < liesmui. T>l ?TJ cuts a momh including he Sunday parer: ortli eg wi'houl it; delivered f ee of clurge in any t art of I'hil d ip) duigle eopiet for sale tia ,bove, daily, at I o'clock?Frid ?en s Thr WgftftLT Hs.rai.ii is also f. r ssle eysry Ha'urday mo in ?I'tice fitg cents or fj yet annum, deliverrd in any par" Fhi'adelphta, tree of po t *?r try" All th' new and cheap Publications for sale at th?|k tftbTishtnent. as soon as issned w holevale and retail \Cf With the eicrption of one paper, the "Herahi" || a u tmtfh, iwrhain, in Philadelphia, as any paper published that city, affording a raluahl# itt'dium to tdvsr'illtrt. Adi tiretaenu h^ided to th* agentf tl hftlf part \ d'ejpc!, will