Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 17, 1845, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 17, 1845 Page 2
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i\ :vv~ YORK HERALD-! Ktw Yurli SUBiluy, Auguil 17, MM' but v ?m*oM Word of id* ler In tlic Kur of tJ)f Ailnal?!'*****0*** There is no doubt now l hat war will break out between Mexico and the United States, and the pro b ibility ii, that one of the first hostile movement* j on the part ot the former, will be the issuing of let- i ters of marque and reprisal, according to the intimu- j tions of Almonte, when in this country. That, in d-ed, is the only mode in which Mexico can make war against us with any degree of success. ShoulJ j these letters ot marque be issued, ten or twelve mil ' lions of American property, and the whole of the j American trading vessels in the Pacilic, would be at j the mercy ot the marauders who would thus be called into action ; our naval force 19 so widely dia ? "d, and would be so inefficient in defending our , ommerce in the Pacific, that a great deul ot serious loss would, 111 that case, be incurred This, then, is the only way 111 which Mexico can strike mi efl> ctive blow up:;tn.<i American interests All along 1 he Atlantic border we are perfectly se cured against any assault from that q-i irter, and no inva-ion of our territory could be attempted with the slightest chance of success. Mexico, it is also proper to recollect, has no money wherewith to organize and f-qui^ an active and serviceable mili tary force. Piratical assaults upon our unprotected commerce, and a guerilla waifareonthe frontier, will be the Utmost extent of the hostilities which Mexicoca- wage against us. Still, it is well to bear in min i that she is now, as i* announced in certain q 1 u ters likely to be well informed, endeavoring to obtain a lo in ot ten or twelve millions from France ani England, in order to enable her to carry on this w r. Now, in this crisis of affairs, what ought this country to do! What is the government a'joutl The President ought to call the new Con gress together at once. It is very true that he has aced with commendable promptitude in ordering troo[>s to the Texan frontier, and the War Depart ment has discovered an equally commendable de gree of judgment and alertness, in despatching, with all requisite speed, the best and most efficient troops to that post. But still something more re mains to be done, arid that immediately. Congress should be summoned together ? the annexation measure should be consummated ? he President ? should be empowered to net at once in every emergency that may arise? the eii>ht or ten mill.ons of surplus revenue, now in the hands of depositors, should be in readiness ? at d every necessary step taken in this great crisis. The very first hostile blow struck by Mexico will be the signal for a general uprising of the patriotism ot this country, and it is absolutely necessary, seeing that no one can tell when that decisive moment may occur, that Congress should be in Washington, so that the whole representative power and uuthonty of the nation can be exerted, to put an end. by one united Hnd decisive blow, to this war, if it do come. We must, besides, show the whole world, and jwrticularly England and France, that we have the means, under a republican form of government' of protecting our interests and punishing the aggres sor, on land and sea ? on the Atlantic or the Pacific ?on the Texan frontier, or any portion of our ex tended territory. Now, then, we repeat is the time for action. We call on the President and his Cabinet at once to awake to the necessity of immediate and decisive action. Let Congress be at once as sembled. Not one syllable can be uttered agaiust the wi-dom and duty of this step. Every thing speaks in its favor, it is very true, the organs of the de mocracy? ihey who affect to represent the mighty popular onward impulses of the republic, are dumb* or talk only in dubious and uncertain terms, no1 d inn? even to squeak, unless at the command of the wire-pulling demagogues. But, as an independent organ of public opinion, we tell the President and his Cabinet, that expediency, duty, patriotism, pru" dence, every consideration that ought to weigh upon ' their minds at this moment, admonish them to in stant, bold and energetic action, with reference to the presentconditionol our relations with Mexico. Again and again, we say, summon Congress without an other hours' delay. These are the words of truth and soberness. Let those whom they most con cern mark them well. Society at the Wateei.ng-Pi.aces. ? Some very curious and amusing reflections do force themselves upon us as we study the state of society at the fash ionable watering-places. At Saratoga, the pulpit and the gaming table appear to monopolize everything Every day at dinner the highest dignitaries of the church are to be found sitting side by -ide, in plea sunt social commuion, with the gamblers ot Pork Row. A Catholic Bishop is helped to sauce or pota toes by a black-leg, and a pious father of the Pro. testant Episcopal church, addresses, in the blandes accents, a notorious faro-table keeper. "My dea: sir, allow me to help you to a piece of this chicken!' A pious deacon drinks wine wjth a pimp, and . sanctimonious Methodist parson leers, with a mosi ungodly expression, upon the pretty actress, whos< plate he is so assiduously providing with the goot things of this lite. What a curious picture ! Wha ;t su iject for a homily on the hypocrisies of tin? w.cked world ! Diplomatic ano Military Movements ? Th Ri tlu Honorable Richard Pakenham, 11. H M ' Minister at Washington, left this city yesterday foi Boston, accompanied by Mr. McTawsh, British Consul at Baltimore. Major General W. Scott, cornmunder of the lorces. accompanied by Ins Military Secretary, return e 1 to tiie city yesterday, from a tour of duty to Wesi Point, and remains at the American Hotel. Hoboke.n. ? A penny pa|>er has been trying to depre ciate the beauties of this charming resort? the 01 ly one which retains superiority amongst the loung* r of New York, where our |>ent-up citizens can go < n f? Sunday and breathe tiie free air of heaven. Long Island Kailkoau. ? We are indebted to the ? onductor of the Long Island Bailroad for l'rovi dence naoers in advance of the mail. Grand Sailing Match at Nkwi-obt ? The New burgh, one ol the N< w York Yacht squadron, arriveo on Friday night from Newport, hav.ng had a fin* run ol 19 hours. A very interesting race came oti on Thursday, between two of the the crack yachts, Mr. Winchester's yacht Northern Light, of Boston, and Mr. W. Miller's y.xhl Siren, of New York Tliey started from the Beaver-tail Light at 22 iiuniUt^ pist 12, the Siren yards on the Northern Light's weather quarter and 20 yards astern; wind S. W , li^ht fog, smoo'h sea, came to a Hag boat -I miles to wmdward ol Point Judith? about an H knot breeze. I ir.il Turk? 12 23, Siren lacked nnd N. L follow ed. Second lltrk? 12 52, in a fimilar way; Siren 200 ) irds ahead and N. L. 100 yards to windward ; Si kh t-o cIom' in shore that she was nearly becalmed v, ulc the N. L luffed up with a good wind. Thud Tuck ? 1 iljj, N. L tacked? Siren followed 10 se dw.de slier ; ' ,i n 1-Sd of n miJe dead to the wind ward i I th-* V L ? breeze freshening. Fourth fork ? 1 27J, N L tacked: Siren followed 30 se roads after . no change. Fifth Tack? 2 5M|, Siren tacked uiid S. L lo. lowed ? Siren half a mile dead to wndw4rd ; breeze lighter. 2 27, Siren passed the flag boat and squared nway. 2 :m?. Northern Lii'Mt OiJ th* siiiii**? iitlerenee allowed by all to be 'J n "HN 3 61, Siren passed second flat-boat. 8 .?!?, N I- did ?'ie same. The first IW-joat was 10 utiles dead to windward. The Northern Light heretofore has beaten nearly all the ves -els she has sailed with. In this c ine Col Winchester complained that he hud not wind enough, and the Siren having an advantage of ton nage The Northern Light has challenged the Siren for another match, to come off oil the 1st of September, at Boston. Stkamkh Niagara ?The steamboat Niagara, t'ipf Degroot, resumes her regular trips to Albany and Troy this morning. She leaves Barclay street at 7 o'clock. Camp Mektiwc? The description* given bj* ot>i reporters of these singular assemblages are perfect ly faithful. Our tepciteis were instructed to give accurate views of what really occurred on the camp grounds, in order that the rest ot the world mmhf be ?ble to judge correctly and inipurtially ol the cha racter, objects and tendencies of the* meetings. ? These descriptions are, we lind, precisely similar to that graphic and eminently effective picture which j Burns ins given in itis " Holy Fair." None of our ; readers who recollect the description, will quarrel with us for recalling some portions ol it to their memory, and those who have not before read the jioein, will be, we hope, duly grateful. " My name is Kan? your cronie itenr. The nearest friend ye hae , Vn' this is Superstition here. An' that's Hypocrisy. ! in gauu to Mauchline Holy Fair, To spend an hour in doJtin' ; Gin ye '11 go theie, yon runkled pair. We will fret famous laughin' At them this day." Here stands a shed to lend the show'rs An' tcreen our countra gentry. There, racer Jess, an' twa-thre* w ? i, Are blinlun' at the entry. Here sits a raw of tittlm' jaJs, W'i' heavia' breast and bare neck, t An' theie a batch ot w.ibster lad*. Blackguarding trie Kilmarnock, For tun this day. Here some are thinkn' on their sins, An' some upo' their elaei ; Ane curae? feet that fyl'd his shins, Anither sighs an' prays ; On this hand sits a chosen swatch, \Vi" sciew'd-up grace-proud faces ; On that a ^et o' 'ha * at watch. Thrang ? inkin' on the 1 is^c* To chairs ihtt day. 0 happy is that man anil ble?t ! (Vie 'wonder that it pii<te him !) Wnase ain dear lass, that he likes best, i ome? clinkiu' down he>ide him I Wi' arm repos'.l on the chair back, He sweetly does compose him ! Which by degrees, slips round her neck, An' loot upon her bosom, I'nkenn'd that day. Now a' the congregation o'er Is silent expectation ; For ***** s pccU the htdy door, Wi' lidmgs o' damn anon. Should Horuie, as in ancient days, '.Viang >ons o' God present him. The \eiy sight o' **+**'& faee. To 'a am bet hume bad sent him Wi' fright that day. Hear how he clears the points o' faith Wi' i sttr I i it* an' wi' thumpin' ! Now meekly calm, now u ild in wrath, He 's stxinpiii'. an' lie 's jumpin' ! His leugtlien'd chin, his turu'o up snout, His eldritch sqneel and gestures, O how they tire the heait devout, Like ciuithaiidian plasters. On sic a day : The lads an' lasses blythely bent To mind haith saut an' tody, Sit round the table weel content An' strer about the todily. On this ane's diess, an' that ane's leuk, They 'ie makiug observations j While some are cozie i' the neuk, An' forming assignations, To meet some day. But now the Lord's ain trumpet touts, Till a' the lulls are rairin', An' echoes back return the shouts : Black ?****? is nac spairin' : His piercing words, LUe Highland swords, Divide the joints an' marrow ; His talk o' hell, where devils dwell. Our vera souls does harrow Wi' fright that day. A vast, unbottom'd, boundless pit, Fill'd (ou o'lowin' hrunstane. Wha?e raring flame an' scorcl in' heat. Wad mel the hardest whunstane ! The ha'fa-leep start up wi'fear, An think they hoai it loarin', When pie<ently it does appear, "Twas but some neebor snoring Asleep that day. How monie hearts this day converts O' sinners and o' lapses ! Their hearts o' stane, gin night, are gane As saft as onie flesh is. Thrre 's some aie fou o' love divine ; There 's some are foil o' brandy ; An' monie jobs that day begin, May end in houghinagandie Some ither day. * Horuication. Possibly, in some rare instances, these'camp meet- 1 ings may be the means of awakening religious feel- j tngs th? tinny produce " fruits meet for repentance." But we are perfectly satisfied, from our knowledge of the manner in which they are conducted in this neigh borhood, and indeed in all parts of the country, that they lead, in general, to any results except purity of thought and propriety of conduct. Fven in those cases where serious convictions of the necessity o? leading a virtuous lite may be excited, there is too much reason to believe that the elfect is very trari s tory, and that the arrested sinner becomes, to use the jargon of the camp preachers, ten-fold more the child of hell than ever. We confess that we have been not a little astonished in finding the Me 'hodists, one of the most respectable and numerous religious bodies in the country, numbering probably iwo or three millions, encouraging these miscella neous assemblages, patronizing such profane and ildsphcmous worship, and sanctioning such grossly ndecent scenes as too frequently disgrace these ?ccasions. Here we have large multitudes of both -exes herding together, for days and nights, in :he wild and secluded forest, and every license and ?pportunity given to the violent passions of the hu man heart. What a mockery ? what a blasphemous profanation of all that is sacred and pure and hol? ? to call this on assemblage of seekers a'ter the truths of chnsti inity! Rather let such scenes bee tiled a revival of the obscene rites of Venm and ol Pan ? A id yet these are the scenes over which respectable clergymen of the Methodist church ? Doctors in Divinity, s*ve the mark? are found willing to pte ?ide! This flight of Christianity into the wilderness and th- forest is all a mockery and delusion and shame. Religion, in our day and in this christian land, needs n >t to seek the solitudes of the desert, nor to thread t le mazes of the forest, in order to find a placc to worship God. All over the land, in city, town and village, and hamlet, and retired valley, are to be found the temples of the true God. There, in sob> r ues?, and decency, and sincerity of soul, let men worship. No longer miy we see the humiliating and -< id spectacle of respectable churches, or resj>ectab!o clergymen, sanctioning these camp meetings ? con gregations of fdnatacie.ni, insanity, impurity and ice, where the fallen angels hover around the tents, md the devil reaps a full harvest of deceived and .-srrupted human souls. Literary Kollrm. Encycuipkdja "f Dumkstic Kconomy ? ' The Har ,**rs have just sent us part 9 of this admirable work for family use; we never saw any work at all ap ?roaching it in adaptation to practical purposes. ? We would again commend it to the notice of our readers. Co'.mos; a SniivKY of rrtn Universe ? I'art 1. Harper & Brothers have jtiHt publit-hed t ie fi st number, price 12J cents, of tliis celebrated new svmk >v that di-tinguirhed wean, Humboldt The Hesim ? if tii" work is to present a complete picture of pliy ?ici I rosmogrnphv, including the advantages of the uithor's great scientific lore. Kvery reader of intel igence will of course be desirous of p-rusing what 0 distinguished a innn writes, n.id we believe the ?voik w ill rank among the li"> I scientific productions of l lie age. Harpkr's Ii.li'minatko Bible, No JMi, is al-?o ptib Itshed, bringing the work down to the commence ment of the Apochrypha? the embellishments are, is usual, well executed, and numerous. As thi? tplendid edition of the Scriptures is rapidly advan cing i(> its completion, nil who intend, should at once subscribe for u in numbers, hnd thereby secure enrly impressions of the plates. Waulikk. ? We leam that two companies of the 1th Infantry, under command fit Maj Graham, will arri\ e here to-day or to-morrow, from Jefferson llarrscks, on their way to join tlio force already in Tejia*. We nl?o hear that the wc-athei ? as extremely warm when tlis dragoon* left, tor Texas- o hot tlmt three of them fell from their horned dead lielure Clouting the Sabirie ijl from being sun-itrurk The weathor win cooler, however, by the tirr.p they ha.] reached ;->*n Augustine, und nil were moving on well and hi excellent ipiiiti. After the shove waa written, we learned that a com mtnd of the ?th Infantry , under l.ieut. Ilritton, ii to on* ?upv Kort Jackfon, '!> miles below the city , immediate!) , 01 Whistler, promoted to the command of the 4th Infant ry, it to join iiis regiment in Texan. Capt. Bonneville. i promoted to the flth Infantry ni Ma jor will leave Baton I Rouge in a few day* for Fort Smith, Arksn??? N. O I I'ii nj/iint, A iig. 8. it rook ly u CHy Inttlll|tnct Ai i ii. hit ?On Thursday a lad named Johu Neefu*, a son of David Ncefut, in Jackton street, near Tillery, had hi* hand blown off' by the hunting of a pistol , with which he wua playing, unknown to hi* father. | Tbfttfkalii Pari. Tiiiathk.? Thti fashionable Theatre will re j open to-morrow night, with un K.ngluh Company, under I Mr. Simpson* manage meut. The array of talent en gaged tor this aaason is ol an unparalleled ca?t. Mont of the arti?ta having been selected from among the most talented of Kurope and tlnn country ? tome po^?o?Mng already a great artiktiaut reputation. Tlie hill for the | limt jierforinance i? ol a very attiactive character. The "Lady of Lyon?"--Mr. Crisp acting Claude Melnotte; Mr . Bats, Col. Damai, and Mr?. Mowatt, Pauline; a grand "Pas de Koiges" bj the two MiateiVallce, and "a Roland for an Oliver" ? Mr.Bass personating Sir Mark Chase; Mr. Roberts, the Hon. High Kly er, mid Miss Most, Maria Arlington? will he acted to night. The entertainment will begin by the Orchestra playing the overture to "Le lac del Fre?,'? by Auber Previous to the farce the Overture to "La Venezianu" by Julieu.will also be play ed b) the Orchestra. The other artists engaged in these two play*, are all of great talent and will greatly contribute by their good u>ting to the success of the evening. bBontm Thkathk.? "Puarro,"will lie produced to-inor. row night at this new and splendid Theatre. Alto for. the tirst time in this Theatre, the thrilling drama called the "Shoemaker of Toulouse." J. R. Scott will take the prin cipal parts in both plays, and will be assisted by U^e first ar'.Utsts of that eillcicnt company. Two plays of such ' ca-t, with ?3 laleatod a company, oiler a very uucom- i mon|utt taction to thratiical tmi'eurr, and will un- ' doubtedly meet with tho sams pa ronage as the prtca- : ding perloimaucos acted at this t eatre since its opening | te the public. Castle Garde*.? To-night a Concert of Sacred Mu. lit- in which tome of tiie best passages from Handel Haydn, Roolc, Auber, Kud'ner and Bloomlield will be |ila> oil by the Orchestra. The 100 beaut, ful Cosmora mas w ill also be opened to the public. The bill for to night is one of considerable attraction. To-morrow night, for the fii-st time, Black Diaholo, a parody on Fra Diavolo, with all the original music. Niblo's.? No sooner has one attraction gone, than this able cateicr for the public brings o"t another. ? Brougham, wo perceive, is re-engaged? a capital ar' i a igemcnt ? and Hice makes his first appearance to rn >rrow evening Rico is the originator of a lino of character never thought of till fashioned by his genius. Many have followed, but no one has yet overtaken him ; he stands alone in tho perfect representation of tho negro character. We are indebted to this gentleman lor many of o ir most beautiful national airs ; he first presented (hum to tho public. His Otello is said to bo a master piece of builesque ; and as T. Placide has a part of equul merit, we may expect to eujoy a hearty laugh. Brougham gives us his " Irish Lion." Who, that has seen, can ever lorget Brougham's Tom Moore ? Vai'xhall Garoe* ?The performance now represent ed at the Vauxhall seems to have caught the fancy of the Bowery people, who attend it in great numbers. The Bowery Equestrian f 'ompany will begin n series of lepresentaiions at Marshall, .Michigan, 011 the 25th instant. Tun Floating Theatre was last heard of at Ron 'out, on the North River, wuere pei formauces were given. Mr. Jamieson took a benefit at Buffalo on last Wed nesday. City liitei.l?iiue. Extensive Kirk. ? A fiio broke out yesterdaymorning, at :t o'clock, in a building in Hammond street, a few door above West street, occupied as a steam laundry. miirl1'" i.aw-mill linseed oil cake manufactory, and machine shop. It is supposed that the fire originated in the engine room of the laundry, which was in tho lower part of the building. The flames soon reached the rooms occupied bv Messrs. Prouty Ik Danforth as washing an^ ir?"1D.f rooms, and these being filled with clothing, the v. hole building was soon wrapped in flames. 1 hv file then caught in a frame buil.lmg adjoining, the low cr part ?! wliichwas occupied by .Mr Joseph Howell as a black smithing and machine shop. This building wsssoon consumed. Adjoining the laundrv was a small she. which was used for wishing, and which was bui t against the large brick building in West street, owned and oc cupied by Mr. Enoch Moigau us a soap and caudle lacto ry. By means of this shed the flames wero communica Ud to Mr. Morgan's building, which, being failed with oil. candles and soap, soon sent forth dense smoke an. llame, and in two hours was entirely consumed, nothing being lelt but part of the walls. At one time the desti rue tion of the dwellings on the opposite sideofHainmoud at w as threatened hut they were saved by the arduous ex ertions or the tire companies. Mr Prouty, one ol t-e proprietors of tiie laundry, was sleeping in the ironing room at the timo the fire occurred, and was awaken*, by a faithful dog, and had just time to escape, which he .11 1 without saving any of hn clothing. The buildings on Hammond street were owned by Mr William Chauncey, and we understand that there was 110 insurance upon them. Me- sis. Prouty and Uantort. wore insured in the Croton Insurance Company loi $3000, their loss being *3000. Mr. Morgan's loss we have not ascertained, but understand that he was insured for about one third the valuo of his building and stoi.k in trade. Mr,LA!tcH0LT.-Ab0Ut 2 o'clock yesterday morning, as the sloop Gleaner, of Norwich, Conn , was rounding the battery, intending to proceed up the North Ruer.i she car.ie in contact with a small row-boat, in whiLh there were lour inen. The boat was capsued and one of the men drowned, notwithstanding every eflort wus made by the captain of the Oleanerto recover him The tide wa running strong and tho body was probably flamed ft** ay betoro it reached the bottom, and has not yet been rec vered. The sloop cast anchor and now lies oil tne bat tery. Accidkw r.? A child was run over by ?n omnibus in Broadway near Canal street, about 3 o'clock ? afternoon The head was completely severed fiom tht body, and the child, of course, killed immediately ? Park Fou*TAt*.-The lounta.n now nlays regul.rly evervday at 10 A M., and -J? J - 4 and 6 1 . M. Itplay' one hour in the forenoon, and half an hour at ?M > time in the afternoo i. This is a good move, and w ill givi stiangeis au opportunity ol seeing the next improvement, we hope, will be placing seats" in the Park. William street. -The whele of the west side ol William street, from Fulton to John street, is undeigo ing a complete rebuilding. The walls are almost to then intended height- and instead ol the old dilapi dated buildings that were tormerly there we shall see a han lsome block of three story brick buildings. Rf.sci-c from Dbowhiwo.? Yesterday a sailor of the name of joseph 11. Reynolds, .f New burgh, went o. bo.ud the -.teamer New Haven. (. apt. V an Pelt, at donee, jiut before leaving lor Greennort. W lin ths ve ? ei leached the lace between I'lovidence and Greenpoit the sa.lor was perceived to be asleep just lorwaii t n .viiecl'iouse, and shortly after rolled overboard Alan, wm iciven and the vessel stopped, a boat was lowere. and the < aptainand two men, by gieatexertion, *''Ccee< id In taking him out of the water, tie was >ran)0&at?l. taken on boaid in an insen.ib e state, but by the attentio ot L)r White, who happened to be OO boaiU, he was in. short time afie.w?id^ so lar recovered as to be sens.bl. . f what was p..s?ii.g ftio-nd him At the sugge-tioi i . Ju-uce Mat ell. who was also on board, a liberal sui scuption was made for t..e unfortunate man s reliel, win. appeared to much need it. Cohom r h Oi ricr., August 15th -Fatal accident. -O. Thursday last, a younrf man, named Wm. C Merserea n native <?l New Jersey, aged ii yea.s, while ?>np 1 >y ? it work upon the toof ot a new cnurch, now bemt ?recterf in Sullivan street, accidentally lell to the gal lery wheic ho struck agninst a piece ol timber, ana wa. ?o seriously iujuicd by the fall that he expired about noun, yesterday. F?,md drowned.? The Coroner, this afternoon, l.cld ai imiuvst at the house of James Park, in 13lst sttect, Man hatWUTillo. upon the body of an unknown young man who wa. Ion nil drowned in the North River, near th? k, at the foot of 13 1st stteet. The decease.! was ge eelk dressed, and had on one of his lingers a heavy (,oi. 'ug, chased and ma.ked with M.H to W. K. engrave, the. eon On his breast was a heart drawn with Indiai ink. enclosing the letter* W. K. . inothfi cat'.? The Coroner was also called to hold ai innue-t tliion the body of an unknown man, who we iound boating in tho .lip at the toot of Courtlandt street Inquest dele i red until tomorrow. Police Intelligence. A. ot s r lti. ? Indrcnit Jittauit HjtuH a Girl.? Au elderly man named Geor*e White, ?as last evening arreted o? a charge of having committed a very aggravated and In decent assault upon the person of a girl named Maty An. Howley, ol No. W Sixth avenu* aged eigtit years, ii aiux a. s from the statement made by a voting leulBie re tiding in the house, that White called ycsteiday an.l ie ., nested to see the rooms: that alter showing him the lion room, the door bell lang , whereupon she w ent to atteno to the Bame, leaving White and the l.ltlc girl in the after being detained at the door for a buet period, s u returned to the room, and beard the girl cry ing 1 bed room adjoining the room in whicn sue had le t them and upon owning the door ol the bed room, she discover e l the accused irt the act of committing tho assault reiei red to. Wnito was committed to answer. ,'litcrHjil I" Hi tew n frtfiin. r.? Joseph Smith was ?r rested last night on a charge of making an attempt to rescue a prisoner irom the custo y of policeman Ron. StriJu. C^c ?f St, Ming I);. BelJen, ol No. I4A Or anee street, last evening had occasion to visit the prcmi ?( ?No TO Muiigin street, occupied by Pattison and John Morris, when "he w a, .ttae ked and serious If wo.n. i ed with some sharp instrument in his lelt side by those individuals. Ur B. w as conveyed to Uie rrtidenM of his brothe.. No. 'JO Goverueur street, wnero I !0 lies ? a critical situation. Doctou < liee:,einan and Nelsoi were immediately feut lor, and to-day, agreeable to the 1 1 tuuiscsuoiis, the Coroner wai called to hold an antt-mor ^examination in the case P. and J Morris were both a i rested and committed to prison to answer. l-orkel I'ickri. ? A* Mr Alfred McC lellan of Bnns wick, Maine, was crossing the Jersey City hertf he IW'' his pocket hook, containing about $100, consisting of " . ob lis on the rrenton Bank of New Jersey, o e>M bill on the North Bank ol Boston, and several small bill, on vauoiis banks ol t iis city, stolen Irom hi? P0(jk?!' Jh.tt ?/ Monty. -A fen .le named < athorine l.ott wa this morning arrJsted and fully committed to answer fo s ealing M ; in tuonei , and '''ndry articles worth $2, thi property ol Jennu/ llatiberger, ol No.2 Ult?([? Ijirctnu ? Two men named George Jamioii alias luck Jubt.y and Jjhn < iibbs ahas John ,'^'P?r'* e" l.,,t evening arrested and fully committed to p f"' robbing the dwelling of Mary McGowan ol Harlem, of $4? worth of silver ware. The accused en deavored to ctlect their eicape from t.rison last rugni oy breaking a hole through the side of the cell they wete confined : their Movements were disco in t.mu to frustrate their object. . . _Uj,_ Faund StcrtUd in a llouxi.- A fellow n%med Thomas Williams, about ltio'clot!k last night, wasfeund secrete. i under a bed in a room of the premises No 18? canai street, occupied by Mr. Morris Levy. Williams was sent to the 1 onibs and committed to answer. SihATOGA 9f*J1w?. . < lT. B. Hotel, Auguit 14, li4A. S .Imialt ? .'i (^uter Set? Comjurt- T\e Flail ? Dinner at Saratoga? Hlk, Fl'nk and Fawl?lj<iditi of a Certain 7V ??#?'< of h'm nting- (it and Hall liame Hu/i per, The morning train from Troy and Albunv hu:. juit arriv ed. bringing more curiousand lingular specimen* of mi? erable humanity .What they have come for, not even them, selves can tell, and it woulJ puzzle a Ti annceudentaliit to divino. So strange a mixture we never saw before - aad devoutly pray we never may again. Issuing from the close, uncomfortable cars, all covered with dust, were Broadway dandies, dressed in Hindraugli's latest style, jostled by their butchers and bakers? aristocratic young ladies, in silks and satins, in close contact with their milliners. raantua-makers, anil stay-makers? rich young widows, and laughing, merry, cherry-cheeked maidens -old bachelors in search of wives- and old maidi in want of husbands? fat aldermen and sleek divines? ladie* in delicate health? others as well ai

could be expected? Blonde'* and Brunettes hoping to im prove their complexions bydrinking the waters; hair-dres sers. shoe-makers, tailors, hatters, tavern-keepers, clerks, merchants, boot-blacks, gamblers, members of Congress, ioafurs, editors, New Vorkers, Jersey men, Yankees, Peunsylvaninns. llawkeyes, Buckejes, Pukes, Suckers, Hoosiers ? in lact. representatives ol every trade, proles- i sion, or exiling irf the country. When such a hetereoge neoui collection as this visits the Springs of Saiatoga, 1 tun, frolic, gmety, Aon ton, gambling, vulgarism, afecta tion much that is u ise.and all that is ridiculous, must be the object ol their search. Comfort, that purely Shxoii word lor which our Oallic friends not having an equiva lent, have been forced, boa-constrictor-like, to gulp ?Jown wiiole, does not exUt. luiagiue a Uinno i -t-.iL'le | who re ?eveiul huudred people, it not accommodated, aie, at all events, |1 iced? ll>e quests in that pleasing slate of evaporation represented by tbe steam ol wnter at boiling neat? the tints evolving a vapor nearly equal in volume to that discharged by a North River oteainer Waiter* running to a Da fro with the speed of (iildersleeve at a 1 prize loot-race, with the exception in lavor ol the latter, I that he nail, tit all events, a goal in vtevv.wnr rea* the un fortunate waiters, ili-tiacted by the multitude of orders, | seem to perform the circumvolution of the tables object lei-, like -0 many pirouetting Dervishes. Orders given by ever) I oily, for everything, which nobody gets. A , fierce concourse of cries lor appetizing dishes, singularly leminisceut of the noise and bustle ol the highly re- pec- j tatde restaurant of the far-famed Sweeny of Ann stieet. I " Hurry uu them cakes," fisn that have been cooked too little, flesh that has been cooked too much, fowls, an ] \thenian reverance lor whose years ought to have stay- | ed the cruel hand of the slaying poulterer. Birds? the , green thread of whose existence the sister Kates, in ! pity to the ga tronume., ought never to have cut.? i Bellas, the bright glanccs ol whoso eyes seek in vain to 1 penetrate through the lia/.y atmospheie Beaux, insensible ] I to ill but the substantial gratification of a craving and < increasing appetite. Old gentlemen, tull'ering witu gout j | and an imi'Otifnce in no wise softened by the inability to t procure any thing they ask for, and muttering "cursos, \ ( not loud but deep." I-auies of a certain age, (the dear j ( creaturcs never grow old,) eudeuvornig to cieato an ar tificial air by a most diligent exercise of the fan, while , their complexions, in a nappy state of dissolution and ; commixture, afford a practical essay on tho giace of j ' painting, beyond even the reach of arttocatoh. The I ,-orks of champagne flying in all directions, with a report I equal to the lrienular firing of six volunteer companies j on a field (lay. Imagine all this, and ten times more, of | bustle, din, noise, confusion wor-e conloun led, and you duie at Saratoga? which is, after all. if one does but , rightly understand it, one of tho most delightful and cliai ming spots in the universe. 1 The grand ball of tho season comes oft' to-night. The Messrs. Marvin, with their accustomed liberality, intend i furnishing a sumptuous game supper. They have now | -ome forty hunters out shooting and slaying the inhabi- | tants of tho forest, and the tables to-night w ill bo sunpli- , ed with the plunder, and, in fact, all the delicacies of the | season. llAHEisiH Kti, (Pd.,) Aug. 14, 1845. Next Saturday the Odd Fellows are to have a grand | parade here. The ladies are very busy making gay preparations, consequently, it will be a brilliant af fair. When fair ladies assist the Odd Fellows and Sons' ol' Temperance, we must expect something nice, and that too, in order. Miss Dix, too, of New York, having turned the heads of many members of our last Legislature, and of our own citizens, they are about to build a State Insane Asylum. A great many are already laboring under the usual insane delusions, us to who will manage the State appro priations?Miss Dix's #10,000 ? the principal, sala- j ry, Ac c. The old Pennsylvania draf t horses ure again wend ing their way out of the deep ruts and muddy 1 track fo firmer and more solid grounds, they who , have put their shoulders to the wheel are a powerful ( team, and will not call upon Jupiter, or Mississippi "ither for assistance. " My son, the Major," is lay ing on the silk, and every time he cracks his whip, some f rightened Collector or County Treasurer is -i^en running up to the Treasury Department with his old-fashioned saddle bags, filled with the ready rhino The fact is, the lion. James R. Snowden. tias boldly paid the 1st of August interest, will continue to pay it, and will be the next Governor of Pennsylvania ? Ffcincis It Shunk, haviug been el*cted on the or.e term principle. All the office holders here in the several departments, who have b"en in during the last six years, are continued by t te present administration. Gov. Shunk being ;i true friend of .lames Buchanan, coincides with hurt n doing nothing for his friends, except to benefit 'he old hunkers Humor this morning declares that, by a private letter from Washington, to a dis tinguished individual of Harrittburg, the lion. James Buchanan is cocking his old bachelor eye at Fathei Kilchie's daughter, and has also consented to take Fudge Baldwin's seat on the Supreme bench. Thr Pentixylvania Reporter and Young Democrat ha inst been issued, in handsome style. It will support the Hon George M. Dallas, as " Pennsylvania's fa vorite son," for the next Presidency The military spirit is prevailing here. Captain Partridge has established a creditable academy , and is teaching very many young ideas how to shoot Vhout seventy of the " young dernocracie," attached to the free schools of Harrisburg, have, likewise, un - formed and equipped themselves, under thf com mand of iheir spirited and accomplished teacher, Capt Eyster, whose, drills are perfect, and whos conduct is applauded by all Although this is the dullest season of the year business and the people appear to have a new iinpe us Since the rains the surrounding country am lovely prospects a re positively enchanting, whilst on .ccominodatirig atin worihy landlords are refittin tnd beautifying their most comfortable hotels. Pleasant visitors are popping in and out, (Mightei with t e many beauties of Harrisburg, and atier it bilging in a hearty dinner, wend their w?y to Cspt tol Hill, to enjoy the mountain air, and while awn ,n hour in the State library, where they find ilv nor t polite and ami. .hie librarian, Col Seih Sali >ury, corresponding with all the ere, it men of til latiori. Col. Salisbury and C'ol. Reah Frazer, nr. io be the great competitors for Sergeant-ai-Arri.s i the United States Senate next December. Salisbi ry will be sustained by Col Johnson, < i?*n. (' iss vlartin Van Buren, Gen Cameron, Woodbury, Col Benton, and Geo M Ddlas ? whilst Col Frazerhu the support of President Polk and Buchanan, ant1 ?laims ihe appointment, Si-cause h ? first nominate! iHmes K. Polk in the Baltimore Convention. Col Salisbury is a shrewd politician, and hard to heal A great deal of political intrigue and management i - jotng on here at present, but it won't do. A mem ier of the Cabinet will have to resign, or a regulai ?lite up may be expected very soon. "A screw' loo,-" somewhere," and the i iovernor is in a quan lary. The next Legislature will be whiggy withon loubt. The Bedford Springs Caucus c.m't save th >ld hunkers The "young dernocracie," who ai< ?lie stii-nuih, support and majority of the democrats ,urty of Pennsylvania, are determined, hereafter, t? - islam a new set of men, and the result was estab lished by the last Legislature? caucuses, cliques nd old hunkers, to the contrary notwithstanding In a few days you shall hear something of im .Kirtance. Movement* of Trnvellcrn. There wai, yesterday, a diminution of travellers atal thn hotel* The majority, however, are comprised in th< tallowing lint At the Am'.nir** ? G Griffith, Philadelphia ; W. Russell Pittkburgh; Messrs. Horsey and Hoy?, Baltimore; Colin' Ogedenadnr, London ; Mr. Carroll, Phila<lel|>tiia ; J CUrke, Philadelphia ; Me**r*. Newton ami Melonachi Alexandria ; J William*. I'hila. ; 0. Kerr, Natchez ; Ed win Pickering, St Louis ; Rochwell and Thomas, Nor wich ; .Major (len Scott, Mr William*, C. H. A. A?to?.? Mr. Eaton, Baltimore ; Stone, Bntt'ilo ; Uor don, 8t. John* ; W. P. Karri*, l)o?ton : C. anil M. Veiar, I'hila : W. Bosiwich, Albany : 1$. Eckridge, Columbu* 1 110 Patter*on, N. O.; W. Carniin, Baltimore ; J. Knox do; T McOelmer, Va.; Oeo. Parrott, 8. C ; W 11. Thomp son, Toronto ; Messrs. Ulovcr and Rhodes. Boston ; W Lambert, do; J. Edward*, N. (>.; Ed. Pierpoint, Ohio ;T I). ItiiKnell, Ky ; W. H, Well, HavariiMh ; Mr. Carter Englund : Mr, Polk, Baltimore ; E. Lawrence, N. <>. I.,itv ? J. B Wood, Providence; Oeo. and J. K. Wiliion Norfolk; T. I) Deane, I'lulad.; A. I'ortor, Washington Thomas Allen, Memphi*; 8. Ilamhleton, Maryland; Mr Bennett, Florida, M. McDonald, England; Charles di dlanch, Mr. Dennis Le Blanc., P. Deleroux, Louisville, loseph W. Grimes, Ohio; N. Berd, Tcnn ; II. P. Marlay Louisville; W. II. Drayton, Diilad.; Mr. D. Ogden, Clil cago. Kha>xi.i>. ? J. L. I arothors, Wilmington, Jacob llo <or Conn ; II. P. Carman, < harloston; J. Thompson Mm*.; I.. I.eamei, Nashville; H. Peck, N. O.; W. II. Wil liama, Aug.. K. 8. Warr, Mohilo. (ii oiir.? W. Drayten, Washington^!!. Lawson, Oport" [i. I). Stewart, Maine; Count A. d'Ostranto, Paris; f . II 'r isher, Philadelphia; II. Houston, do; Mr. Mealy, New )rlamis; J. Workman, Montreal; I. W. Brown. Klorid.i IIo? *ni)'?? K. J Malting*, Mbany; W. II Hull, New foundland; Jno. Richardson, Philadelphia; Edward Win net, Boston; John T l.ogan, Pittsburgh; S. S Sherman, Mubaina; R. W. Nelson, Maryland; J Kichaidson, 'Mon treal;,Mr Newhouse, do; T. R. Owen, Baltimore; l)r Wilder, PittsHeld; Mr. I.ott, NewOrleani: W. King, Lex inirton; R. W. (Gardner, Wilmington; Thurlow Weed, Albany. Court Intelligence. U. S. Commisiiomr's Orrici'. Auoijst 16. -J. Her bank. who had been arrrated on a charge of attempting to lias* counterfeit coin, hat been allowed out on bail ol *9000. BifFAio, Augtiaf loth, 1SI3 Trip to the hakn ? Erie? Cleveland ? Sandutky City Mud Rirtr Huilrouil ? 'l'oltdo ? The Agut ?The Mtu hi i Exttntum L'anut? Southern Trade ? Monroe, Michigan? Southern Railroad ? De troit ? Ccpptr Fever ? Steamboat Empire ? Trip to Chicago ? Buck to Buffalo ? Buffalo Hotels, iVewt piper*, and ? urines* I left Buffalo some four weeks since, on board ol the steamboat Indiana, bound tor Toledo, touching at the various ports along shore. I purposed to go from there by land to Detroit by die way of Monroe, and to t ike the magnificent Empire around the Peninsula to Chicago, anil so overland to St. Louis. But my ill star was in the ascendant. I was com pelled to remain in Toledo over night, and the abom inable ague got hold of me, aud I was glad to hasten back after reaching Chicago. I advise travellers to beware how they gel caught in the Mautnee in the hot season. As we came up, 1 fancy that I saw the ague spirit, long, lean, lank, and yellow, dancing upon the waters of the nver, ready to pounce upon Ins devoted victims. But as great Ceasardid with the ague Bhake, while in Spain, so did I soon after I came upon Lake St. Clair But to return. The tirst place we made after leav ing Buffalo, was Erie. Pa , known by the xobriyuel of the Sleepy Borough. This is a beautiful town afier you rise the full, and since the opening of the Erie Extension Canal, lis business has been quite active. Large quantities of coal are brought here from the interior to be shipped for the eastern mar kets. Lumber and staves, too, are among the lm poriant articles of the lake commerce, from this port There is one magnificent and extensive hotel here, ill" " Heed llour-e," owned by Col. C M. Reed, the I he former representative in Congress from this dis trict. Passing along up the lake we saw several small towns, Connuuut, Ashtabula, Fair|>ort, and whenar rived at Cleveland, we found quite a city-like look ing place. There is a vast amount of business don? liere, it being the outlet of a rich farming countn through which extends the Ohio Canul lor three hundred and tune miles. We made hurried calls at several places? Vermil lion, Huron, Milan, un active, busy place, famoui for being :i great wheat market; Sandusky City, which is destined to he a place of no little impor tance, when the Lake Erio and Mad River Railroad shall be completed to Cincinnati It will be the lak< port for nearly all the travel across from the laki zountr} to the south. The railroad is now comple ed to Tiffin, about 35 miles in the interior The next place we made was Toledo. The loca ion of this place, at the mouth of the Maumee Bay. md the termination, in effect, of the Lake Erie anc' WabashCanal, with which the Miami extension from Cincinnati connects; a great trade will grow up her* in the course of a few years, if no untoward evem transpires to prevent it Perrysbuigh and Maiune. City, above are rivals of Toledo, and much shipping is owned at each of these ports. I saw in the store [louses and upon the docks, large quantities of nn r uhutidise marked for Cincinnati, Nashville, Louis ville, St Louis, and other places in the south anu south-west, winch had been sent from New York. I left Toladoand proceeded by land, about thirt) 1 miles, to Monroe, Mich. This' citv is beautifullv 1 located upon the banks of the River Raiain? famour lor Winchester's defeat, and the massacre, during 1 the last war. J t has a population of about 3,500 inha bitants, 1 should judi^e, and is a place of an active business. The southern railroad, belonging to (h> State, which is completed und in operation to Hills dale, about fifty nules inland, terminates here. ? There are extensive flouring mills on the river, the one belonging to Messrs. BurchiV- Co., cajmble ol manufacturing about 250 barrels of flour per day.? Should any of your readers, or yourself, penetrate as far into the w st as this, I would advise you to put up " no where else" except at Kellogg's Exchange, where every tiling is contnie il faut. From Monroe, I made another land voyage to De troit, through a not very inviting country, along the lake anu river shore. Detroit is such un old place, that every body is acquainted with its locality and characteristics so well known, that I will say no thing upon that point. Every body here has the copper-phobia; you hear nothing but copper, copper, from morning's dawn until evening's sun, among all ranks, colors, sorts and sizes It is astonishing to witness the excitementwhich has been got up on thi* subject. Companies are conttantly 'forming and ex ploring agents sent out to locate a spot whereon to nitrate. There will be a fall ? a crash ? a tremen dous crushing explosion, ere long, or I am no pro phet. We started oil" upon the steamboat Empire, the leviathan of the Lukes. But after we had got up in to Lake St. Clair, the villainous ague did shakti me like an individual earthquake, and 1 did riot leave the boat until she ugaiti touched the wharves in Buf falo, where 1 now am. I shall not give it up so, and you shall hear of me on the prairies of the West, and of the deeds which I have done amongst the wild game, in those regions abounding. I must fill up or scratch off a part ot my heading. Buffalo may indeed boast ol her hotels ; she hao four magnificent ones ? the American, the Westeai. the Mansion, and the new Commercial. In out ward appearance and internal arrangements, ihe_\ are ull hard to beat. Aud as I saw the llcruld re gularly in each, 1 judge that the landlords show ? good taste in all things. As to the newspapers there are three dailies pub lished here ? the old Commercial, the organ ot the whig party, edited by Dr Foote, whom every bod) dislikes? a (>ornpus personage, full of pretention, bin who, with the aid of two or three assistants, contrives to make a very good paper. He denounces ? he Herald, which is enough to make hint unpopu lar with all seekers for truth. Next comes the Courier, the par excellence organ of the democracy, edited by J. Siringham, Esq. It is barely tolerated in this community, no one taking it but partisans, who dare not do otherwise. The third is the Na tional Pilot, itl recent origin, edited hy James O Kraytnsin, Esq ,who makes a lively, interesting and > >|iular paper. Professor Hawkins, a heavy mill ions and pedantic writer, is engaged as assistant, principally in abusing the English and the Herald . md lauding the French Being himself unpopular, lie paper has to carry him nlorig .is an extra weight The fall business is reviving ? Produce begins to rnve from the West in considerable quantities Flour is selling to-day at $3 50 and $3 56 for all w>d Western common brands. Wheat now brings 7.3; Mfts Pork ?12 50 and ?'13. Lake Mahopack, Pitvam Co., \ August 12, 1845. S >kar Bennxtt : ? Have you ever been here 1 If not, you should dro| vour editorial duties for a few duys ond join you1 live hundred fellow-citizens at this delightful retreat V sail by moonlight on thin romantic lake woul< i waken every poetical feeling of your soul, and the ;olumns of the Herald would abound in some of 'hose delicious bursts of imagination which h ive uade it famous throughout the civilized world We lo not want for amusement? we ride, we sail, we roll tenpins, and in the evening we have most t!e lighiful hops at one or the other of the hotels ; in hort, we take no note of time, it tlides so sniootlil) >n. The most credulous portion ol our visitors were considerably excited yesterday, hy the rumor of a l.iel to take place between a Mr. B , of Williani treet, N. Y , and n Mr. B , of nobody knows vh"r?". The parties, accompanied hy their seconds, ook different routes for the appoints ground, anu >n arriving were arrested by the Sheriffol old Put., ?arried before a magistrate and bound over to keep he |>eace. Entrr nous, the whole aff.iir was a hoax, nt up by the#'* geniuses in their ambition to lionise h'-mselves. The quarrel was preconcerted, the ?Iowa passed, warranted not to hurt in any climate, ind the whole afiair so public, that all arrest was certain Should my communicatons be acceptable, in m> next I will give you a description of the somebody; and the nobodys, who are ruralising here. IloritKsrrR, Atitf. 10, 1845 Another Account of tin Appointment of Poitm-inttr ? The Excitement. Locofoism in this rity, two weeks ago, wa.? thrown into convulsions, nnd convulsions too, ac cording to ihe opinion of r celebrated Professor o Geneva College, likely to produce death or paraly sis. On the 21st of last month, the President, iifie r careful investigation into the tiieri's and pretensions of the several candidates for Post Officer here, awarded the prize to Henry Campbell, Esq. lie is a man of respectability, oil lair business qualifica tions, and a thorough going barn-burner, who ban -pent mucli time and money in advancing the in (i-reMt of his party. As he was a man, tiowever, ex tremely unpopular with the old Van Bureu faction, uis success waa never dreampt of, nor itv idea of it allowed to disturb the calculation'' of the oilier ab .?iratitf?, amoni' whom there was an interesting struggle. The Lieutenant Governor was written to .n Ihe subject, by ihe Hon. Cave, but he disdained o meddle in the matter, or lacked pos-ibly, eotir , ? , (I., so, and seeing he has anoth-r step to gain in mate honors, he might think his interference would >e looked ii|N>n as invidious On all occasions, lierefore, h* shuns the responsibility? it is a habit lie lasgot. The profit of it, lie will yet have time, in he otiunmm ili%nitnta, which awaits him, to reck t,n up at his leisure. Hut this is a digreaaion The local diligences of opinion in regard to the most prominent en rid i lates being so greut, and the clash of the strife so loisy, as carried on by their several adherents. Mr I'olk, it apjiears. in overlooking the ground from a distance, thought it hot to give the office to Ihe mail who did not awaken so intense* local strug gle. This man was Mr. Campbell, and he whs widely and highly recommended from every sec lion of the State. No one could be more so. ? What better decision then could the President have come too, in view of all the circumstances! None ! Aud vet a few spluttering, noisy, disappointed poli ticians threaten bloody murder, and mosacre, be c ?use they Hud their influence at Washington was not as great as their heated vanity fancied it. This is all ? " nothing more my Lord, you may rely on't." The wh?le fight was a lair stand up one. The vic tor gained the field without even stratagem. The pe culiar friends ot each candidate ? aye, those who now bluster the most, ussured the President and Post master (General that each aud all of the candidates were honorable men and capable ; but their own pet the most so. Now, however, so blind are men in the madness of pussion, they accuse Campbell ot being a perfect Don Juan, and at the same tune as stupid as a donkey. They have had the audacity to try to frighten the Cabinet ? make them write themselves down asses of their own calibre by reversing the appointment. But it is no go ? it is understood, nei ther the President nor the Hon. Cave will thus stul tify themselves at the behest of a few disappoint ed men, whose political influence, at best, is pro bably not worth a pmoh ol anufl'. Fkanrford, Philadelphia Co., Aug 12, 1W5. Appearance of the Tctcn?Jtt Wealth? Statistics of Fuvturm and Churthes, $c , frc. 1 have travelled over mountains and through val eys, visited many towns, both large and email, and fiud this to be one of the most pleusant little places that has attracted my attention. 1 have been a *o .ourner here but a few days, yet have made numer ous and agreeable acquaintances ? if female loveli ness, purity of heart, mind, soul, exists, it is to be found here. But before this reaches you, I am sor ry to say, I will have taken my departure for my na tive city, the "great whirlpool" ol the nation, for ouch has been termed the city of New Yolk. A ride of five miles east from the ci y of Philadel phia, brought us to its southern boundary the " Ta oony," a navigable stream, which intersects the river Delaware some two miles to the south east.? Over this two stone bridges are built, one with a span ut seven, and the other with three arches; here you enter the town ot Frank ford at its foot, as 1 was fold >y the "cab-man," butl thought it would have been more appropriate to have called it the head, for im mediately on and around this part of the stream, th^ manufacturing, in all its varied branches, is carried un? calico printing, bleaching, dying, spinning aud weaving, turning, casting, chemical works, ancf flour mills, Arc. After crossing this streum, you follow its winding course a short distance below; it is pursuing us way, as it comes tumbling down a fill in sight;1 ?vhile upon the other hand, winds an artificial water uourse, leading to a flour mill, bleaching and dying establishment, owned by Col. Dultield ' Here our lirection led us from the main street, the pointer noard informing us that the street we were now in look us name from the stream, aud upon which is ?rected one of the largest and handsomest buildings in this part of the State; it is four stories hign, built uf stone aud rough cast, and reflects the highest credit on the projector, Mr. Brigs. The town is situate un a rising ground, a stream of pure spring water branching oft' oil either side, giving great facilities to the manufacturer. The number of inhabitants in 1840 was two thousand three hundred and sixty live ; foi" this information I am indebted to an ordi nance book compiled for the use of its citizet,IB> Since which, 1 have understood that at this time it' is nioie tlun double that number. Owing totho great increase of foreigners, mostly English, there are in this town eight houses of public Worship, Presbyte rian, Episcopalian, Methodist, Baptist, Sweedenbor iian, German Reform, Hicksite Friends, Orthodox Friends ; also a large public school-house, three lire-engine companies, one insurance company, a Lyceum Hall, m irket-house, post-olfice, six hoiels, and a printing-office, where is issued weekly u little sheet, called the " Herald ." One mile east of Frankford on the river Delaware is the beautiful village of Bridesburg, where the steamboats make excursions front Philadelphia It contains many handsome dwellings, a neat little church, and school-house. 1 passed a Sabbath there, attended worship, was much pleased with the S|ieaker, a Rev. Mr. Stead, who proclaimed the Gospel with much power. The extensive estab lishment ot Mr. Jenks for manulacturinif machine ry, the costly buildings now bein^' erected by Messrs. Lanney's, for chemical preparations, u.id a busv, thriving population. The United States Arsenal is situated here, com prising about twenty acres of ground, enclosed by a stone wu I, with an iron fence in front; the build ings are handsome, quite a number of soldiers Hre stationed here. All make quite ail attractive up pearance. Hartford, Aug. 15, 18 ff> . Humble Crime or Accidtnt ? Railroad Injunction ? Ci ops ? Weather, ^*c. Yesterday afternoon was committed to the county prison, in this city, a boy by the name of Stephen Blacking, ofDanbury.for shooting another boy by the name of Elizur Hills, in East Hurt ford. It appeared yesterday, on trial, before the Justices, in East Hartford, by whom he is commit* ted for a further examination, a week hence, that the aforesaid boys are apprentices to the hatting firm of Roberta & llills, in East Hartford? that a quarrel has also existed between them for a long time? they both board with Mr. Roberts? and on Tuesdaj , the 13th, went out a garni ug together? and when silting under a tree together, Blacaman rose, aud soon Ins gun went off, or was fired off by him. i'tie charge entered Hill's neck, passed through it, and lodged in his shoulder, happily Dot touching any artery. Hills averred before he became speechless, (as testified to in court, )that whilst sitting under the tree he thougut he heard Black man 'a gun being cocked ? iurn? d his head, aud "saw B. aiming at mm as he would at a bird," and at the same second received the entire charge as above stated. Hill* lies in a very critical cute, but slight hopes are en tertained lor his recovery. It is whisiiered aiound in our city, that our Su preme Couit lias granted an injunction iu the case of James Luxon, our new member of Congress, or the Enfield Bridge Co. vs. Hartford and New Haven Railroad Co , the eflect ol which will be to stop trie cars crossing tiie lv<tilroud Company's bridge at En lielil, because the accursed " veste d right-" of the ?nhe!d linage Co gives them the power to prevent .id crossing, it the Raihoad Co. will ni t pay an enornioie sum to the aforesaid Bridge Co ,for *hit tney neither l.ike Irom or receive trom said Bridge Co Call you this justice 1 * The crops in this aection are all dried up. Of com we shall not liuve over half a crop? Iny do ? pot. toes do.? rye turned out well? oats all |H>or. Our btreama are all extremely low. Connecticut river has not been so low for twenty-five years pist. Several mills are idle, waiting for water. We have nad only one shower for three weeks past, aud ihat was scarcely more than a sprinkle. Weather is hot and sultry during the day? the thermometer ranging from 87 to IM during the day. Nightu grow cooler *e? th? ??' inon advances. BtrRNIIfO OF THE ClTY HoTKL STABLE*, BOSTON ? Mkla.ncmoly buss of Life. ? At nine o'clock, liis t e veiling, an alarm waa given, which proceeded Hum the extensive stables of vir. JJoolit'le, in Biaitle Squaro. attached to tno City Tiivorn, aud adjoining tuo liiHttlo fipiHin chuicli At the tune of the alarm, when the Haines were huisting out from the Iihj mow, in iho second story, theio were workmen below engaged in removing niunure Theie were h veiy luge number of iior.es in the stable, |ii incipally attached to the ditt'eront line* of singes which congiegate at the City Tavern, lint -<11 weie got out ? ithout injury. The blate and smoke 01 the burning hay nude n maik sufficiently visible to indicate a serious fne, nnd the fiiemeu ol Chatlestown were on the gioui.d in early seaaon, engaged with tlio ity dopartnient, in putting an end to the progress of iho Hemes. a portion ol them wei? stationed in irent of tho lire, when the gable end of the -table, which waa an old building, bulgoil in, ami lell into the ?tieet. The ellects were seriously unfortunate. Mr. llouUtono, third lore man ol l.ngino No. 3, of Charloatown, a milmakor by trarlo, waa crushed to death, and taken out witnout a -park ol lilu Mr Mow ard, of Kngine No. 7, ol Charleatuwn, a as also kiiiod Mr. KmersonO. Thompson, of No. 7 of ( liarloatjwn, waa dangerously wounded, and Vlr. (Jibba, of the an mo company, waa bauly injured. but may rocovor. Heinle* these, vir. Kioience M'lliivan, a laborer, em ploye. I by Crocker & Brewster, waa badly burnt, while attempting to get the horaea out of the (table. Hila* l.ihboy , einwloyed in the stable, waa badly burned. iMr. Ilawca, a bonder In the City Tavern, waa alio badly burned, while rendering assistance in the stable. A boy >.amcd l.ntie. who wis in front of tho stable, when tha wall fell down, received a blow on the atomach, and it not expected to survive Moat of the wounded sutl'eiera were taken to tho City Tavern, where they were attonded by Doctoia < oale, II. J. Higelow, and ^banning, whoa* aeivlcca werr piomptly rendered. Mr Itoulatono wa< c nulled to death upon the apot ; hia brain, which waa forced from his bead by the coucuaaiou, wasgatheied up and taken to the City Tavern and hia lifeless body **' taken to tho engine houae of No. 18, and from thanco were removed to < Imrlestown, Home others may lisve been wounded, but we could obtain no fmthor particu lars It is naiil thut there were over ninety horses in tl* -i.rble when tho fiio luoke out, and they were all an*"' The stable belonged to tho Kilty Associates, and was Jn "iii ed. Mr lloolittle lost h'a hay and grain, aeveral liar noaaes, sleighs, *tc. lie is insured at the Merchants' office. The tower of Brattle Hquare Church, and ?omo ol the wood work below, w?ie several times on lire, which was extinguished without serious injury. The burning of property waa mostly confined to the stables. -fliilim Courier, Halut rf,ry. A newly invented imieket li.i? recently hrrn tried ut I'ot d im (I'liiaaiii) with perfect success It will carry Irom IikiO to IWM paces, and will fire fifteen times in u minute. A new We|?|i Baptist (Jhurcti is uoin<( up in Potta rilie, I'a., making the third Welsh church in thatbo.ough

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