Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 20, 1845, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 20, 1845 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. JVew York. Wednesday, August a, IMS. TJie Administration of Mr. Polk uid IU foes. One t >f the most active and efficient troubles with winch Mr. Polk lus to contend in the administration of public a/Fairs, is the hostility, secret and other wise, that springs up in the ranks of his own party* and is created by the disappointment of the various ?iit/iHM by whose temporary union his election whs produced. Since his accession to power, *theae <{iq%n* h ive annoyed him in various ways, in con* ., m r of his being under the necessity of putting hi ?.U<1 hand upon several of their nests, and of scattering the occupants who had so nicely feathered them with the spoils of the government for years ! n . Ir I oik had to break up the remnant of the kitchen ( abinet. He had to put an end to the dynasty of the Globe, all of which things will re-act in certain directions upon the prosperity of his ad ministration All these and othT c/tqties are operating secretly and preparing in every possible way for the coming session of Congress. One of the most amusing sources of the opposition to Mr. Polk is the remnant of Tylerism. It is very well known that Captain Tyler held out against the nomination of Mr. Polk as well as that of Mr Clay until he was under the necessity of taking one side or t he other. In order to save his friends in office after he and those who made up the Tyler party had con suited together, it was agreed that he should yield to Mr. Polk, under the expectation, that in case of e.ecnon. Mr. Tyler and his friends would rrcunv the position to which they believed they were en tttlecl. Nothing, however, showed Mr. Tyler's weakness more conclusively than the efforts and in strumentality he displayed in the# attempt to or gan.z- apart^ They were made by his agents in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Buffalo, and other places, and alPof them were more or less abortive Immediately on Mr. Polk's accession to office, the first thing he did was to sweep away those office-holders and offices, which had been ap pointed or created during the Tyler dynasty under the idea of organizing a partv for the' Secession. There were, we believe, a num ber of "secret agencies" established, contrary to law. by Mr. Tyler, and attached to the Post Office and Treasury Departments. Persons were appoint ed to these offices and paid liberally, their duty be "XCept 10 "o<rni?e a partv for Mr. Tvler. Now, Mr. Polk abolished all these offices Mr. Walker, the Secretary of the Treasury ' promptly dismissed those attached to his department ' 1 and amongst them, Louis F.Tdsistro.stationed on the ' lrontier. and T N. PamHee, at Buffalo, with others ' at one fell into private life, from the fat and rich ! places , into which they hid been so comfortably in ' ducted under Mr. Tyler. Many of the regularly ap-' 1 pointed Tyler men were also removed to make way ' for the friends and supporters of Mr. Polk Indeed from the inauguration of Mr Polk up to the preseni time, we believe that two-thirds of the Tyler men appointed irregularly to secret offices, or in the way of public business, to public offices, have been re. moved by Mr I'olk. A general wail has, of course been raised in the remnant of the Tyler partv, that is amusing and laughable in the extreme We un derstand that both John Tyler, Sr., and John Tyler Jr together with ?? Captain Bob," as he is usually' called, and will probably be known in history, are particularly abusive and denunciatory of the Presi dent, as being treacherous, and every thing, also t hat is bad in a political sense. If the strength of the Tyler party, as .t existed in the days of lohn Tyler, were equal to its bitterness and malevolence towards Mr. Polk and his administration, thev might be able to do something But their impofen cy and imbecility, and utter inefficiency, are well known to all politicians, be they whigs or demo A philosophical history of John Tyler's fortune and misfortunes of his good and bad acts-of his weak and silly doings, and his wise and pa triotic actions and policy? has not yet been written We are enabled, however, from our connection w itli that dynasty, to give some very curious and in teresting sketches, and we have no reason to have any friendship or goodwill towards them, for they have b^en not only faithless and treacherous, bui malevolent in the meanest and smallest way. In o der to point out, some one of these days, as a bea con to Mr. Polk, the faults and follies of the admin istration of his predecessor, we shall commence some curious, original, and amusing disclosures of the Tyler dynasty during the few brief years thev were in power. During that period we had a variety of correspondents, public and private, at Washing ton, and both John Tyler and Robert Tyler and many of their partizans, will be the subjects of 'hese disclosures, and the whole will be exposed in the full l-ngth and breath to the American people, in or der to enable them to see all the lights and shadows of that singular anomaly in our Government? the dynasty of John Tyler and his party, accompanied with philosophical and practical reflections, that wil' b - useful readm. toalJ parties, and particularly to the present administration. .Discovery of the Tribute? Ol'R views o\ Slavery. ? The Tribune of yesterday is q'lite in ecstacies because it has discovered what it irtects to term two glaring contradictions in our columns. One ol our extracted items referred to the oppression of the landed proprietors in Ehgland Well, with regard to that there is no contradiction at all. A (act was merely stated that the soil ot England has been gradually falling into the hands Of a few. So is has ; and we do not at all deny that in Encland the greatest destitution exists amongst the poor. Terrible evils exist in that country ? s ich as no Fourier philosopher can point out here. But the Tribune also points out an item which charges the decrease in the white |>opulation ot Charles county, Md., to what is designated the "simoon influence" ot slavery. Well, certainly we acrve with the Tribune that the Herald was not a fitting place for the publication of such a senti ment, and our item-collector must take better can in future and not admit such fanatical and ri diculous sentiments as that to be transferred to our columns. We have nothing to do with anti-slaverv doctrines, as is pretty well known. We believe thai l ie colored races of the South are in n happy, peace ful, and proper condition? as happy as the happiest races ?n the earth, possessing in tact a lien upon th?* soil which is in the hands of their masters and mis tresses as trustees for their benefit. The black races arc destined to di' appear and fade away before the superior Anglo-Saxon race, just as the red men of this continent are disappearing. But the negroe* of the south enjoy a state of happiness and comfort Their free brethen in the North are, on the con trary, in a miserable condition These are our sentiments, and we care not who knows them. The Press and the Pulpit.? We perceive that the able and interesting lectures on the distinctive tenets of the Catholic Church, delivered by the Rev I>r. Pise, of this city, some months since, and report ed by us in this journal, have been copied extensive ly in the French newspapers. This shows, what we haw no often insisted upon, the powerful aid which a well-conducted press can render the pulpit. Dr. Pise preached to a few thousand people in Barclay street, but we i?nve him an audience of tens of thou sands, both in this and the old world. What have wr. < 1 ? The streets are ns dir \y as ever? the pavements worse than ever? the Municipal Police as bad as the old police? the cab men as disorderly? th" omnibus-drivers ns unruly and dangerous? th^ taxes as high, if not higher? t he whole condition of the city as respects its r(r. vernment appears to be getting worse and worses Pray, what have we gained ? Is there never to b> any remedy1? Mrs. Carroll's Vapor Baths in Broadway, near the Hospital, are especially worthy of the j.a tronape of all who regard their health at this season The best cure tor colds, and an admirable preventior ot the diseases incidental to the season. Tat sm Ntws rust Mtxico will be very inter eating It will be received by the way of New Or leans by the 44 Water Witch," which was to have sailed from Vera Cruz about the first instant. It will be recollected our las, dates brought the news down to the 22d of July from Mexico, dn the day after, the Secretary of State, or Secretary ot War, according to recent documents published a few days since, was to send in a communication to Congress, equivalent to a declaration of war. Now the question is, how long will Congress tiike to deliberate on such a commu nication ! Will they close upon it at once, or will they allow it to lay over under consideration ? It is highly probable that it will be passed upon at once by both Houses of Congress, and the whole power given to the Executive to make war in the best way he can. If a delay of a few days, however, take place, common sense, and common prejudice, may lead to an entirely different result. But the chances are in favor of war. The state of parties in Mexi co, is such as to induce the belief that every faction will be fierce for war. It will be seen from this brief view, that the next news from Mexico will be deeply interesting, and will, in all probability, lie conclusive of peace or war. It war take place, it is indeed hard to say when or where it may end It may produce a gene ral war throughout the civilized world, and in ac cordance with this opinion, we find the Allowing in the London Timet of the 31st ot July last : " Texas, independent anil protected, might have been as a wiill of brans between t lie ambitious encroachments of the north and the leverish disorder* of central Ameri ca. It may now be the baltle-tield of two nations, two characters. It majr be the scene of a piratical and pre datory warfare between oue nation most unprincipled in its aims, and another most reckless iu its revenge. The cupidity and liceuse of all nations, sick of peace and or lor, may guther under the two hostile Mags, and make Texas the point of their horrible collision. Should such will prove the wilfulness of the Te.\an decision, as well as the wisdom of tbe Euro pean mediators." No doubt there is much truth in this view ot the cai-e. War between the United States and Mexico on this Texas question, in connection with Califor. nia and Oregon, may lead to a general war amongst the nations of the world, which may la?t for half a century, and not terminate till an entirely new or der of things Be introduced iu the governments of Europe. ? The Oregon Question in a New Shape ? Inde pendent Government Established There ?We publish in thiscky's Herald a very interesting letter, written by one of the most respectable and influen tial settlers in Oregon, descriptive of the progress ind prospects of that territory, and communicating ihe important intelligence of the establishment of an independent government. It is provisional, to be sure, and simple and unpretending enough, but still it is a decided and successful effort to found an inde l>endent system of government and laws. The de tails which Mr. Burnett has given of the manner in which these inceptive measures of the settlers have been taken, are amusing and interesting in the ex" treme It will be perceived that the same bold, de. termined, and intelligent democratic spirit, which has for the last half century been adding territory after territory to this great confederacy, and redu cing them to a state of peace and order, is actively at work in Oregon and with the same gloriou? results. This course of procedure on the part ot the Ore gon settlers, will set aside the claims both of the L nited States and England, and leave to those who inhabit the territory the exclusive right to govern themselves and possess^thtir land in peace. They are last increasing in numbers and strength, and we doubt not will soon form a constitution and perma. nent form of government, under it possessing the whole of the territory from the Russian line up to the border of California. In this way, they will be enabled in a very few years to decide what they shall do with themselves, just as Texas has decided And this will, indeed, be the best method of settling tiie Oregon question, la?ving Great Britain and the United States alike with the right of interference. Such a settlement of the Oregon question is proba. bly that contemplated by the genius and foresight of Mr. Calhoun, when he advised a "masterly inacti vity" in one of his speeches, delivered some years ago. If this new government organize itself, as it seems to have the elements of cohesion and strength, establishing laws all over the territory and managing its own afTairs, what right will either the United States or Great Britain have to interfere ? Thus the whole question may be settled without the slightest opportunity of collision between England and this country, or any attempt on the part of either to take possession ot any portion of a territory to which, in hese circumstances, they could not ^advance the slightest claim. The Anti-Renters. ? So interesting has been the movement in Delaware that we have despatched a special reporter to the scene. The first of his com munications appears in our columns to-day. He must, however, remain there a few days before he can collect much information, when he may be ena bled to give a correct and comprehensive view o' the whole matter. This anti-rentistn is one of the iuuen of the day, fanned into importance by politicians and such jour nalists as those of the Tribune and other kindred piints throughout this State, who use this insurrec tionary spirit as a weapon wherewith to break down the present Mate of qpciety and introduce the mil lennium. No doubt this anti-rentism will increase instead of diminish. As a proof of this, we may notice the appearance of an anti-rent i>aper, the first numaerol which has reached us. It is published at Albany, by Mr. Divver, an English radical, who took part in the insurrectionary movement there that nearly ended in revolution. He arrived here some years ago, and has b|fcn very active in dissemina ting agrarian doctrines in Van Rensselaer couuty. He evidently knows nothing accurately of the state of society or government in this country, although lie possesses considerable talent and is a complete agitator in a natural way. Yale Colleoe Commencement. ? The Com mencement ot ihit* venerable institution takes place this day and to-morrow. The ceremonies will he highly interesting to the public at large, and we h.ive sent a reporter to the scene to give a lull ac count of the proceedings. Movement of Travellers. Tlie city wat yesterday inundated with traveller), far exceeding in number any period of the season. The principal hotels weie crowded beyond all precedent, bin no contrivance for accommodation whs neglected to pro vide for the many who failed to secure tnen apartment* hy an early application. The following aie selected from the various registries : ? American? A B Wood, < harleston.D McLeod. D Samp son. J McLeod, < anada; Col It 8 Benton, Air Or. >swel> . All>any Argun; C, Phila. L Hoost, N (), Majm Vnnten, U S A; Messrs Webb and Lyon, Va; C W John son, O O .Meyer, Pa. J Trott, N 0; K II Forrester, Pitts 'iurg; J Williams, Boston; Messrs Roans and Hart, U s A.l apt linger, do; K Hewson, Phila; Kichaid Kppes Va: Septimus Mori is. do Asioh? K I'errot, Phila.; T. Palmer, do; J. I). Shutei N. O.; J < Htiepherd, lioston ; Jno. Dunn, no ; H. I on tmrd, Rochester; T. Biddle, Phila ; Col. Hallett, I' S A . \ir Morris, Phila.; R T. Shephard, Baltimoie ; J C. Cuthberston, Md ; ( apt. Me( abe, Bordentown ; L. Me Night, do , Geoige Buchanan, N O ; J. W Bond, Bos ti>n ; I harles Hanes Noifolk ; Judgu ileaidsley L'tica ; Major Van Buren, Boston: Charles Ke;in and Lady, London ; Messis Smith and Reed, Geo ; Jus. D. I)ey, N. .).; C apt. Griswold, ship Notthuinbeiland ; 8. To'plill Boston ; Bishop Doane. Citit? Tho? Kay, J. Mathewson, Montreal; J. Phair, I'hila ; I Keade, Hyde Park ; N. Choate. Louisville, Ky ; (:. H. Williams, do ; J L Newman. Phila ; J. J. Tackier, I'hila. ; Mr. Benne.t, Florida ; J Van Deuson, Unison: I. Hastings, Nassau ; L. Haines, Phila ; lit Rev. Bishop Lee, Del.; Mr. Ford, Miss.; 8. F. Adee, Richmond, Va. Thome*, Phila D. M. Haskell, Cleveland; W. R. Seymour, Havnruiah ; C. B. Diingan, Philadelphia; F' D. Duncan, lialtimoru, II. .ludduigs, St. Louis; I. Abel, do.;. I. Tay lor, Nassau ; Mr O'Leery, Philadelphia; W F Morgan, Voiwic.h;W Denlow, Baltimoie: I I. Ila/elton, I hxtlet on; W. B Ford, S <; ; D. VI Hushall, ( levelanl; B. A Sarantro, Oa ; N, Tnttle, ' hicago; VV. H Fay, Roches ter; S. F. Andre, Va. Oi.ork ? M. Meredith, Philadelphia; J. W, Ooulsberry, l.omsiana ; Aug Thomas, do. ; C. H Moring, Boston . ? 'apt Hope, < ana. I; Mr. Oannrd, N O ; C II. Ferker, Philadelphia: Mr. Ilun?,< harleston; Mr Thompson, Phila Howard? I . B. Hossiner, 111.; J. Webb, (la; J. I. Lyons, < onn.; J. Breen, N.O.; A. 1>. Kline, 8.C.; H ' ? ><* on, Ky ; II. C Hodge, do.: J. C. Barton, Philadelphia; F. M. Bennett. Baltimore; Hon. I). Russell, Salem; Kras "i 1 olenmn, Boston, A Stowell, do.: H Bailie, Indiana; '???i.rgn A. Shel on, Hamilton; J. H. Balls, N.O.; J. Shafl i??n, l'hitadel|ihia. It. II. Seward, Fla. ; Jo?. Bond, Boston. | TheetHeaie. I P*?* T"*at*i-8?coi?d Night ? Old n?.~? - SS'fiaSs C? ,.UCb *tlrmctJOni' ? wouid be indeed .tnnge if | crowded hou... wer, ?ot drawn. Mr. ' lia? commenced ? new ?r. in . i i.j . wowatt. who drama I.., Dil' , #r* in th# h,,,or7 of the American I 'Honey Moon SuT't ^ **" ?f in th? character ; and although not^T.^ ^ p.., th. d*.?., .?JL w;u? Z';:':;oy'-: new her hue dramatic power* in light comedy m," the'uart S Sff0.?**' ^ *"'* light '"d aoi?*tion into* WcJ l h V SU,ta.'ae'1 th? repUtation >'? ha. earned .wee he ha. appeared in the higher character.. Mr , j '? comic humor, and made I decided hit, being loudly applauded. We could not help of To?* !'ttrtltC,Ulrly Mr Uy0t,i admi"b'? perao nation Jit iZ^Tc^ic intej ?f *?rt Wa.VtaKtelully P*rlormed by Mr,. DuvenT/^Mr. ?amora a. the ho.te.., Mr.. Abbot, a. VolanU V? ?k a^i0"' of the curtain Mr.. Mo watt was loudly called for i?!. K The ^entertainment, clo.ed with the fS? Jo-night we have a stroinr bill " Tk. -artr .. Mre. Mowatt a. Mariana Mr pJ.iT1. Wlb< with to conclude with the farce of ' A St- fierre' and dancing by the Mi.s Vallec. Oo early ' *" ?hver" Bow, av Thkatbc. Last night the house wa. airain crowded to excess, and th. performance went off,., usual, to the entire satisfaction of the audieuce. J R. Scott wa. admirable 111 the delineation of Jacob Odet ti . ei the aumerou, ?trr^T?.h^r;r, vi- n- ?lln w a. acted previous ? . Da^W wa. also very good in both plays, e.peci* allj in the " Shoemaker of Toulou.e " Th. I jjuj.i nf ? .. *uu??u,e. 1 he .amo can be , ?f ",,rs- ,I?nkwS.> and Mr. Clark., who acted and IZZ" u7' M"' ''hi,lip8' M Cora? ln '"Piitrro," <iran",? ac'ed well the char trio i . U,'0n t0 I>cr?onate. Mr.. Sergeant acted also unexceptionably, and received from tbe audi ??* ?*?*' 'fU be Pro. SAk %'i ricide, and Mr. PWliiM 2?..rinC^1-d.e Moor- ,Ue ^r will be followed by Shakspeare' *' ' ( nm Wr |">KeJy hi which Messrs Hadawav und v" i, -li y Errors," not Ml to indue, m.i, u ait th'.'.'Sntig Castle GAFUe,.-The Som-am-bull-ole will be riven to-night to the delight of the lover, of fun. Thi. 5dmi coutinuVto^ 01 ?"e ?f the fiUMt 0pe",? c?n"otfail,o continue to prove a great attraction, and it can be teudi Vr'T/rT that, [h0 h?USe Wil' 8gain be rery crowded. evening fn ^ ^ splendid mu.ic of the Opera of La 80mnamabula|wnhich''i! preserved throughout the parody, the orchestra will play e overture to Zampa, and a grand Gallop. NibloV? John Sefton ha. hi. benefit this evening-of course a bumper-on hi. own merit.. But look at the * of "blamed Life" the artiste, that have rallied round him to grace .ho occasion. Henrv Pla"!'e rougham and Rice, each in their line popular-Chip pendale and the veritable John himself. The lovely Mi., ssrsjr; Mi" Kate Ludi? ? ^ teered. Then we have our own Mary Taylor and Mi., i t"' The Ang,e.ea Singes appear for the Hrst time here, having in the hand.ome.t manner offered heir valuable aid, and will ,ing three of theTr ^t ef work^^U^th EdgeS''ark,eS in ,ome ?plendid fire" ? \I^ri.H . r6" S?ne ?f tH' "iKhts of the ? lamed Life, one of the best comedie. of the day -the ever thlvh ge"' W''? haVe createJ ? 'ensation wher th. ? vZinTv PPeared-a"'1 'he laughable sketch of Virginia Mummy," ,n which Mr,. Watt. Nicki? .on and Gallagher, support Rice, form, a great bill ' AlbanyAMu?8beum ^"evenT,^11"'1 en^ement at the Holland has been re-engaged at the Albany Museum having corresponded0 with slanders against the Americab p^|^anpBp?ror wr,tin?? Tired!' ?V,0Watt', COm"iy o{ " " soon to be re theM5dt.Tn imend' t0 give a conc8,t at Gloucester on f 1 1 e n gagen^e'n t of^'two' yeu rs a t h" '"r!1 6 ^ a vory ??cce.. tend. m^ing a .hoV? ?our ?n, *1? B?8,?" ??'??. in- I Th... Tbi.m.'SM.ijSa?"'* ? ?t Burton'. tSS^iSSiStSLV^ Ksfffi!"' <!,?" ?? ted in the interim. weeks- 11 will be superbly refit abouU weeknUt/tS^ethTheaire' ^i,?^?Phi?. opens in refurni.hed by Mr Bart?" el^an' embelli.hid and h^ootiLttfe^; sata?!-' ?e, Mgreeanie, and fashionable resort, in the city. afteran absence of nearly two year, has uVZ-ES ^tisjiSSss-rsR? ? o?r.?t Mr. and Mrs Charles Kean will be found, among the arrival.* by the llibernia, at the Astor House. Brooklyn City Intelligence. Tumuay, Aug. 19.? A somewhat curious ease wa* disposed of by Justices Downing and Church, ? day 01 two since, in which a man nameil John Kanally was ar raigned, to show causc why he should not become res ponsible to the county fjr certain expense* likely to lie incurred, in consequencc of the " peculiar situation" ol a Miss KlizubeOi Kanally, who chur/ed that John's gal lantry was the occasion of her sad predicament. John stoutly denied the soft impeachment, but the magis trates decided that he was guilty, and gave hiin the choice of marrying the complainant, or going to prison lie preferred the Tatter alternative, and was committed in default of procuring bail in the sum ot $;>00, to hoUl the people harmless in the premises. To-morrow, (the ?JUtli ln*t.) a great number of the fash ionables of Brooklyn will join the Light (iuardx (alia* Tigers.) and the Lafayette Guards, of Newark, in a plea sure excursion to West Point These are both fine com panies, comprising many of the elite of the respective cities to which they belong ; mid as a dinner and ball ire announced as a portion of the day's festivities, the affair will undoubtedly be a grand one. Brooklyn is subjected to the nuisances of distilleries and their concomitant evils, swill carts, to a much great, (in the latio of population.) than New York . and they are the more intolerable, because they are sit uated in the very heart of the city ; and some of the streets are continually blocked up hy the teams ot ?cores of cow-keepers and plg-teederi, who carry on bu siness in tne counii y ; so much so, as frequently to en danger the live* ami limbs of persons who ride and drive in those sections of the city V few weeks ago, a much respected resident ol Kiatbush was killed by coming in contact with one of these ponderous vehicle- ; and a lew days since Mr Owen Colgan. one of the most esteemed citizens of Brooklyn, was upset in his wagon, while li ding with a friend, in consequence of being jammed in between two swill carts. A writ ol habtn mrput was issued yesterday by the Hun. John Vanderbilt, first Judge ol King'* county, di recting Colonel Fanning, commanding the U. 8 troop at Kort Hamilton, to bring up the body of one of his men named John Martin, who, it was alleged, had enli?te<l w hen a minor, and whose friends, not wishing him to bi placed in the dangers of war, sought to obtain hia di? cnarge The application is not yet disposed of. Two horses found a few days since, by officer Haynes in the possession of two juvenile offenders, have be*ii claimed a* the property \|r. William J. Corselyea, ol Br iokljn. The thieves made their escape. H' aoLART. -On Sunday morning, while the famil) Wi.-ie at church, the house of Ni r. John lingers, No. 6k Hicks street, was entered by moans of skeleton key*. ? The burglars did not have very good success, however, as the money . and most of the nlvei ? aie, were conceal ed. The property taken consists of three table spoons, 4 silver tea-pot, and sugar boyl, all marked J. H. r . How at Cam r Miirm,- About a dozen person* have been arretted, and held to bail lor their appearance at the court ol Oyer and Terminer, to answer to the charge of disturbing the Camp Meeting lately held at WalU bout. Attkmptkh Assassination ?An attempt wa* mail'* '>n Kriday muht to MNsawsinHte Jjr. Benjamin Beldea, of Sj. 13-> Orchard street, which, it i* very much feared, will prove too successful, as the Doctor lies in a very dangerous situation. It nppear* that he received notice thnt hi* service* were required at a ?|ck bed at No 70 Mangin street, and not im mediately going there, h? was assailed by Pattrraon Morris* and John viom?s, his son, who stabbed him se verely several times with some sharp jnatrument. Ili< cries brought assistance, and lie was conveyed to the re ?-i ence of hi? brother, where hi* wound* w r<i dressed. Alderman Brigg*. heating ot the affair, aiceitained the names ol the assailants, ami immediately caused their arrest. The motive for this assmilt we cannot ascertain, as there are many tumors afloat in the neighborhood as to the ranse 'I he Doctor'* situation is too critical to er able him to give a correct version of the affair. It wa? feared on Satin day that the Coroner would be obliged to hold an ante mortem examination, but it wa* not deemed expedient, as his condition improved. Unle** inflammation sets in, there is not probably much fear of death.? Albany rfrgui. timroMi Innii, ; Unites Si* tci Hot?i? Aug. 17, 1844. > Ou?' Hotel? Jiccidente in t ht Bttl Regulated f^amilieg ? Ji Night Adventure ? A Peculiarly Perplexing Predica ment- Cupid? Newt /rem Mtxiee?Sont of Mart?Bit' tinguilkfd Anivalt. Oar hotel has been most inconveniently crowded Tor some weeks past? raort than a hundred viaitora have been accommodated with beda in the village. This ?y? tem of "segregation" frequently give* rise to strange and oftimes funny accidents. The proverb saya they occur in the best regulated families. Why not here' Vour readers must have a specimen. Not many nights since, a gallant. gaylLothario, of some note in the world of fashion, who had supped late with friends, and im bibed bumper after bumper ol Champaigne, reeled home with head elevated, and spirits mercurial. While trip ping was the "witching hour of night, "be carrol led a merry air, and pulled a light cigur. Without much note of his location, having happily arrived at that state in which the perceptions are not very clear, he entered the first apartment he came to, extinguished his light obtained in the passage, and throwing himself down, resigned himself to the influence of the sleepy god Scarce half an hour elapsed, when the door softly open ed?a light step was heard? a hand of charming white ness clasping in jewelled fingers a burning taper, an nounced the presence of a lovely woman! The tapei was quietly deposited on the toilet bureau, and the fail creature proceeded to prepare herself for her light slum bers. ? * ? ? Before dimming the taper, she proceeded with delicate feminine exactitude to arrange her couch, when, oh, horror! the sight that met her view struck dismay and terror to her soul. There lay, iu sleepy insensibility, al lull length, a " horrid male creature," quite unaware of her presence. What was to be done I Scream, of course! It was very faint, though. Fright had, no doubt, de prived her of her facul'ies. The gentleman awoke ? s arled up? astonishment depicted on his countenance? for lie was a bashful man. " What brought you into my apartment I" exclaimed the lady, almost breathless with fright. "Dear mudam, I? 1? upon my? I? upon ray? honor and ?a? soul? 1? don't know? quite an accident -I assure you." " Oh, oh ! what shall I do ?" exclaimed the lady. "Think of my situation? think of my situa tion !" "said the gentleman. " Do go," laid the lady, al most ready to faint. " I will," said the gentleman. But" ? and seeing she was about to swoon ? ne benevolently in sinuated his arm round her waist, solely to prevent her I from falling, while, seeing her ruby lips unclose? no doubt for the purpose of screaming? and fearing she would, compressed his own to hers, to stifle the murmur, with a fervent assiduity, worthy of all praise. " Oh, sir! unhand me? the door's unlocked? we may be discovered ?and?" " Dear madam, let me amend the defect by turning the key," murmured the gentlemen. Jint at this moment a stray waiting-maid, straggling through tho en try, and hearing voices, stepped in to see what was want ed. The gentleman decamped, quite sobered by his ad venture, while Cupid split his sides with laughter, and shaking with extacv, split his whole quiver of arrows. The news from Mexico received by the Herald in ad vance of all other papers, has created a great excitement among our fashionables, while old gentlemen and mili tary olficers form themselves into groups for the purpose of discussing the merits of tho case. There, in a distant corner of the drawing of the United States, we saw this morning two gallant sonB of Mars, who teemed perfectly happy while reperusing the documents? their dreamt are alone ot balls, blunderbusses, cannon, seiges, battles, invasions, booty, and fame. The laurel wreath hong* above their heads, and their breasts are filled with hope that it may yet encircle their b-ows. An inuntion ol Mexicans into Texas would delight thom more than the fall of manna in the wilderness did the followers oi J Moses. A British fleet hovering noar the Columbia, and ready to disgorge ten thousand men upon tho Oregon, would he to them the most felicitous of events. Like aL the noble fellows in our service, their ideas of individual advancement are intimately connected with their coun try's glory. Waiting lor a more worthy enemy, they have come to Saratoga to kill time. To-morrow evening .Mr. and Mrs. Charles give an ontertainment at tlii house. Among the distinguished arrivals of late, we may mention the Hon. J. C. Hives, late editor of the <4loht, Hon. Philip Hone, New York; (Jen. Storms and lady, do; Gen. Vie'e, of Troy; F A. Cobb, Ksq., very late of the South, butnow of Schenectady ; Dr. hdwarn Dufty, New Vork; Airs. Abbott Lawrence, and the Mi?s? Lawience, of Boston; A. W. Johnson, Bowuoin College, and several others. Later from Texas. ? The steamer McKirn, Phil lips, from Galveston, (reported in forty-six hours,) arrived last night. We have received Galveston paper* to the 5th instant, inclusive. The latest intelligence ot the proceedings of the convention, we find in the letter* of the Austin correspondent of the Civilian, the latest ol which is dated the *J6th ult On the 19th, the article relative to the Kxecutive De partment was adapted in Committee' of the Whole, and ordeied to be eugrossed, after being amended by strik ing out the claase requiring the Governor, if not a citi zen of Texas at the time of the adoption of the constitu tion, to be a native citizen of the United States, by the insertion of an additional section providing tor the elec tion of a Lieutenant Governor, and by providing that the Secretary of State be appointed by the Governor and Se nate, and that the Treasurer and Comptroller be elected by the legislature in joint ballot, instead of being chosen by the people. The article on the Legislative Department was then taken up, and the greater part of four days was consum ed in debating the propriety of making clergymen ineli gible to a seat in the legislature. The section containing the provision to that effect was retained by a majority ol seven. The section providing that the basis of repre sentation should be the qualified electors, was amended by substituting therefor the basis of white population, hut subsequent to the adoption of this amendment, the subject was referred to a select committee, and it was expected the committee would recommend a mixed ba sis of population and territory. An attempt to provide lor the removal of the seat ot government, previous to I860, was unsuccessful, a majority of the convention vo ting in favor of the provision which retains it at Austin until that period. The convention adopted tho mode of appointing judges recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary De partment, namely : by the Governor and Senate. The American Hag. the correspondent of the Civilian states, floated daily over the Convention Hall. We regret to learn, says the Netvt of the 1st instant, that W. T. Smith, Ksq , American Consul at Matagorda, was washed from his horse and drowned, a lew days since, in attempting to pass the Bayou between Indian Point and Pass Cavallo. The Jlfutton Telegraph, after mentioning the improve ment and rapidly increasing trade of Corpus Cnristi, states that " the marauding party, under the command of Leal, has not been seen for a long time, and it is su|> posed that he has been driven into some one of the Mexi can garrisons by the traders, or that he has been recalled by order of Arista. It is said that Arista has expressl} lurtiid his subalterns molesting the Texan frontiers. He is now at Monterey, and has only about a thousand troops under his immediate command. He has exprossed much di- satisfaction with the present^state of Mexico ; but it is believed that he is not disposed to take any ictive measures against it at present. The Presidential election being near at hand, he probably expects by his influence, to tecure the election of his favorite candi date, and trust to him to remedy the evi's of which he now complains. The people in the valley ot the Hie Giande, are generally indifferent whether Texas be an nexed to the United States, or remains independent vlany of the citizens of Matamoras are decidedly in fa vor of annexation. and it is stated that some of the offi cers in command have declared that they would prelei to see Texas in the possession of the United States. The troops along the whole line of the Uio Grande are in a very destitute condition. The government is to poor that it can scarcely furnish them with provisions neces sary for their tuhsistenco, and little or no clothing has lieen furnished to them for months." The Comanche Indians continuo to be friendly. The Trbgrajih states that three of the I hiefs visited Bexar about the 'J0th ult , and stated that their people were de sirous of renewing the treaty of peace. '1 hese Chiefs be longed to the Western bands of Comanchcs, residing near the sources ol the Guadeloupe, which band have a treaty of peace with the I.ipans, and have intermarried with them. About the liith, n party of twenty hostile In liana made nn unsuccessful attempt to (teal some horses from Cedar Creek, about ten miles west of Bar trop. were immediately pursued, but not overtaken. ? Their trail was discovered leading towards the Guada loupe, and it was supposed they had fled to the moun tains. Another small party, supposed to be Wacoes lately passed down the Guadeloupe as far as Victoria, and killed some rattle near that town. The sloop , Olive Branch arrived at Galveston on the ?th instant from l orpus Chiisti. She reported the revenue cutter Woodbury to be at Decrowns Point on the 6th, awaiting the arrival of Major Donelson, who was houily expected, when she was to sail for iNew Or leans. The Olive Branch also reported the United States troops on St Joseph's Island, ana that the steamer Mon mouth had left for New Orleans on the 4th. The steam er Dav ton left Galveston on the 6th, for Corpus Christi, under chaiter to convey the troops to the main land ? I'ho U. S. ship St. Marys arrived at Galveston on the 7th !'he Hope Howes was up to leave for this port on the 1 1 tli. ? N. O. Bulletin, jlug 11. Destructive F'irk at Camdeh ?A (ire broke out in Monday morning about 7 o'clock, at Camilen. New Jersey. In the large five storj lirirk building situa ?ed on the river between ' ake's ami Hollingseead s In lies, immediately opposite Smith's Island, and occupie> hy J. L. Wentworth, I 111 Chestnut street, hs an extensive carpet manulactory. The building, which w >? new am erected at a cost of $0,000, was totally destroyed, ti.c tmre walls only being lelt standing, nn I a portion o them tumbled in alter the fury of the flames weie ex pended. It was insured to the amount of *4000 The .lout Drowning ol the Kerry Company were the own ars. Mr. Wentworth had some carpeting aad neariy thr whole ol his wool, yarn and other loose materials saved vlost of the goods on tho looms were consumed, anil Mr W.'i loss? principally in valuable machinery- amount' to seveiel thousand dollars ; he, however, informs us that it is fully covered by insurance, and that the dam age will be at once repaired. The fire caught in the drying room, and is supposed to have originated from spontaneous combustion. The Vigilant Kire Companv of the city crossed the liver and rendered great service in protecting ttie auriounding pro|ierty. A large brick dwelling house, adjoining the factory, was in mu 'h dan ger, but through the exertions of the firemen and citi zens it escaped. A member of the Vigilant Kire Com pany had one of his lingers torn off" by the machinery. The drought ptill continues with increased inten sity. The meadows look a i if they had been premature ly blasted by an October frost. Hells are failing w hicb have heretofore held out in the very drye<t season* The rain we had a week since, served only to lay the dust. ? ? 'llbany Jlrgui, slug. 18. The Hon. Daniel Webster and lady, and Hon. R. Winthrop, of Boston, are now making a visit of seve ral days as the guests ol Hon. Joseph Gnnnelt. and Wm W. Swain, Ks.j , in this town ami at Naushon Island. Ho says the N. H. Mercury of Saturday Senator Varney, who wit* last week aerioualy ill at Rochester, the Daily Jidetrtiter states, was convales cent on Friday. City lateUlftftM* Watte i* thc Sack twirccTofc ?? Hating torn* curi osity to know why impositions practised by hack and oab-drirers are becoming to frequent, we yesterday morning, in walking around the Park, took the trouble to look into ererj one of the hacks and caba standing on Broadway ami Park Row, to tee whether they complied with tho regulations, which requires that the rates of tare should be posted up iu a couspn uous place. There were, in all, forty-one hacks and cabs around tho Park, and in not a single one of them were seen the rates ol fare at all. Several of them were without numbers. Why is this ? Why does not our Hack Inspector look in to this matter, and see that the wholesome regulations of the law are complied with ? It is useless to pass laws for the protection of our citizens and strangers from im position, if 'he officers appointed for their enforcement thus neglect their duty, and leave citizens and strangers to the mercy of the hack drivers. When the rates of fare are not to be seen, the driver charges what price he pleases, and gets all he can. Will our Hack Inspector take a look around the Park, and see whether we are correct ? Pa** Fountain. ?Yesterday morning, the basin of the Park Fountain was drawn oil for the purpose of shovel ling away the mud that rests on the bottom. Twas too baa to disturb the frogs and tad-poles that were resting there iu unconscious security, but it was done by the present Park keeper, who by the way, io the best one we have ever had. But when are we going to have a mar ble basin, and " them seats ?? Kcho answers " whenl" Anoi (ikh Moc:* Auction Cask. ? Yesterday forenoon, us Vr. James Green, fresh from the laud of steady habits - a gentleman entirely uninitiated in the mysteries of this great city, and not having been reared in a land where the Herald shed its benign influences upon the in habitants?ignorant of the tricks upon travellers prac ticed in New York, was sauntering up Chatham street, feasting his eyes on the brass watches and rings, and the glass diamonds tha' glisten in the windows or the Jews, his ears were saluted, from one of the mock auction shops, with the musical cry of " going, going? this beau tiful lot of property lor ten cents a-piece." Mr. (ire en entered, and beheld upon the counter of the auctioneer, a sight that made his eyes glisten. There were several pistols, beautiful silver watches, whole cards of pearl Handled knives, silver pencils, and other articles too nu merous to mention, ana all "going for ten cents a-piece." Mr. Green thought here was a bai gain, and upon his sug gesting that there was more than he wanted, a gentle man by his side kindly offered to take half of them him self. The auctioneer thought they would all amount to about $8. and so Mr. Green and his friend bid eleven cents. They were knocked down to him, and he was very politely invited iuto a back room, whero Mr. Green handed the auctioneer a $5 bill, for his half of the goods, expecting a dollar change. After pocketing this, howe ver, the auctioneor coolly presented to him a bill of $06, hit halt being $48. Mr. Green refused to pay this, and demanded his $6, which the auctioneer would not re turn. Finally, by threats and bullying, they succeeded in getting from Mr. Green the sum of $15, and gave him in return a block tin watch and a card of German silver pencils. Upon his issuing from the shop, a gentleman, who had witnessed the swindling operation, recommend ed Mr. Green to complain to the Mayor, which he did, when his Honor promptly despatched an officer, who compelled the restoration of the money. Much credit is due our worthy Mayor for the determination which he evinces to break up these rascally swindling shops. Si u toK at Statkn Island.- Yesterday morning the body of a man was found in the woods belonging to Dr. Westervelt, back of Mr Moffat's Pavillion, at the qua rantine on Stateu Island. A pistol, which, however, was loaded, was found by his side. As this fact appeared ra ther suspicious, no verdict was rendered by the Coro ner's Jury. In his pockets were found a hunch of keys and 19 cents. His stockings are marked O. S. W. He had on check pantaloons, a tweed coat, blue silk vest, noois, hqq u now rauaiiiH iihi. Drowned. ? A young man belonging to this city, uam "(1 .lame* W. McBarren, went, on the 18th, to Long Branch, Montgomery county. If. Jersey, and stopped at Samuel Cooper's boarding house. Soon after his arrival he expressed a desire to bathe, but the ngem for Samuel Cooper, Mr Levi S. Sutphin, and J. McBarren, his uncle, endeavored to dissuade him fiom going, telling him that the sea was not fit to bathe in. He would not, how ever, listen to their advice, and went in in spite of all their entreaties Soon after, a report of his having been ' drowned was brought to the house, and everything was done to recover his body, but, notwithstanding all their j effort*, they have not yet been successful. No blame can be attached to Mr. Sutphin, as he, and the young man's uncle did every thing in their power to prevent j him from venturing into the water. The deceased had a 'ainily living in this city, whom he leaves to mourn his loss. Coroner's OrricK ? August 19 ? The Coroner was call ed this afternoon to hold an inquest at the Lunatit^iy lum.Blackwell's Island, upon tlie body of one oftiflnTnfor tunate inmates named Michael Connelly, aged about 23 years, who came to his death about 6 o'clock this morn ing by accidentally fa'ling or throwing himself over the )>annister of the stairs, in that part of the building called the Octagon, Verdict? death by falling from the fifth to the first story of that part ol the Lunatic Asylum called the Octagon? probably accidentally. Mayor's Office ? Aug. 19. ? David S. Davis, of Albany' lodged a complaint against hack No. 61, owned by Philip tCUiott, for imposition, in attempting to exact exorbitant charges for the hire of said hacK. An examination will take place this forenoon. Police Intelligence. Arot'ST 19 ? Daring Robbery. -Two daring young rogues last evening visited the store of Mr. S. Kofman, No, 232 Grand street, and requested to be shown a few gold watches; accordingly three, worth about <-80 each, were placed before them for inspection, whereupon, the promising couple seized the watches ami took to their heels, leaving the respectable dealer to cogitate upon the best means of recovering his property. This after noon officer Josephs arrested two individuals who gave their nanus as James Damas and George Howell, charg ed with having committed the offjnee. They were de tained to answer. Burglaiy ? The extensive boot and shoe store. No. 34S Hudson street, was last night burglariously entered, by means of false keys, and a considerable amount of pro perty stolen from the premises. Jlrrttt of a Snepected Burglar.? A la I named John Kane was last night arrested try officer Komain on suspi cion of being concerned with other lads in burglarious ly entering and robbing the dwelling No 913 2d Avenue, some days ago. Committed to answer. Charge of Perjury .--A person named John J. Devoe, lias been arrested and held to answer to a charge of com mitting perjury under the following circumstances i Mr losiah Dodgo of 83 Kleventh street, let a portion of the adjoining house to the accused, and tailing to obtain the rent according to the teims of agreement, applied to as sistant justice of the Ward Court to have Devoe ejected from t e premises, when the latter appeared and made an oath that he was no wise indebted to the complainant lor rent. Mr. Dodge, therefore, caused the arrost of De voe for the offonce before stated. Obtaining Goods by FaUe Pretences. ? A woman named Betsy Lee, whose domicil for a short time past has been a 73 Georck street, was arrested this afternoon by some of the 8th Ward Police, charged with having obtained a large quantity of groceries and thcr articles, by false most cases using other persons' names with out their permission or knowledge. She was locked up. Jlnolhrr Serioue Case of Stabbing. ? Three young men named Christian Morrow, George Kienhardt and John Tuttle, were arrested by some of the 17th Ward Star i'olice, charged with hiving committed a most unwar rantable and serious assault with a dirk knife upon the lierson of a young man named Jacob Heil, who is in the umploy of Mr. Schlosser, proprietor of the Henry Clay House, corner of Avenue A and First street. The trio weie tully committed by Justice Gilbert. Ownert I Vmitrd fur Ship Ringing. ? Officers Harrison nrd Judd, of the 7th Ward, this morning arrested two men, at the foot of Pike street, on suspicion of having stolen a quantity of shipping rigging, consisting of about ik) fathoms of new 3 inch Manilla rope, about l.'iO fathoms of smaller rigging and a ship-smi It's large key wrench They were taken to the 7th District Head Quarters, where they were detained in custody by ? aptain How oil, in order to give owners an opportunity of claiming the property and preferring charges against the persons arrested. Rubbing an Emigrant. ? A stranger in this country, named Georgo Graves, while taking a short cruise last evening, unfortunately fell into bad company, and had his pockets picked of 17 sovereigns and about 30 lull half crowns, and, subsequently, while taking a nap in Washington street, one Daniel Phillips, completed the last to'tch, nv carrying off the poor fellows coat and hat Being caught, however, he was taken into custody and detained to answer. .'Issoulling nn OJfirer. ? A man named Thomas Brian was arrested aud comn itted to answer for an aggrivated assault upon Officer Martin of the lith Ward. Petty Thefte.? John Mulloy, was ariested for stealing tome iron from the yard of the Gas Light Company in Centre street, kredorick Fishley was brought up lor carrying off a hall bell from the hou>u of Mr Dikeman. of 33 St. Mark's Place. Daniel Joseph was arrested for xtealing a pair of pantaloons from Samuel Taylor of 213 Greenwich street. Dorothy nuckiehl was railed to ac count for helping herself to some Bologna sausage-, worth about 12 shilling'., from Tindgott Schafft of Mo .')<> Chatham street. Jack Williams was also arrested for stealing a pair of pantaloons belonging to William Ker rigan ol No H9J Franklin street IHsgiureful ? A person named JohnT. White, connect ed with the stable No. 89 Avenue D, and driver of coach No. 298, was last night so grossly intoxicated, that he was unable to manage the spirited span of lior-es in hi cnarge On parsing the corner of Giaml and Attorney ?trcet*, he drove the horse* on the side walk and demo iixhed a stand belonging to John Bentley, ol Division st of the Seventeenth ward police arreted the driver, who was this mornin? fined the sum of fn and costs. Robherit. ? Somo accomplished thief thi>i morning enter ed the promises of Mr J. Blunt, No. II Wall street and ?cole a gold lever watch and a pocket hook containing certificate* of stock, aad numerous pnvato papeis of value. L?ok tu' for Fahe T>ke?i.?A fellow ngj yesterday at rested on a charge of offering n check or fal-e token for $|o0 to John Smith, of No 7^ Laurens street, an I o'her person* residing in the same street He wnatuken to the Upper Police, but having disposed of the alleged raper, ho allowed to slide. Breaking ft intone - John Fogerty was Arreted by officer Humphreys, of the Fourteenth ward, charged wl'.h breaking the windows of John Heynolils, of No. 248 Mul berry street. Rather Snepicioue ? James Murphy was found atone o'clock this morning, in an entry in the 14th ward, with the supposed intention of committing a larceny. Kent to the Tombs and locked up. R EMovAf. op Carter and Parkk ? Th?? sheriff ol Warren came into Trenton on Saturday evninir, with two wagons and six mounted men, armed. They put up at Howell's, and thi* morning at 4 o'clock return ed with the priaonen, < arterand I'a^fi One pusoner, with several guards, was in each wi?on. and the ?ix mounted inen rode near. The sherifl ol \1ercer, by the iiivita' of the sheriff of Warren, and in compliance with the request of the prisoners, went with them on their mel -nclioly journey, and will not return until alter the execution. . ... The jail of Warren countv has no yard wherein to execute the prisoners according to 1s w. An enclosure eight feet high ha* been made, which will probably prove insufficient. A morbid and disgusting desire to see the execution prevails in the region about Belvidere. to a great degree, and it is believed that many thousands will be present. The report that Carter has made a confession, men tioned in somo papers, is untrue. When the prisoners heart! the refusal of the pardoning power, they were ovei whelmed with anguiah, but they mako no confe* ?ion. Trenton Oat. I*mTA?f Bwoovwr.? The wmiini ol ?n im mense mastodon were discovered and exhumed lam weak, about tix mile* watt ut Newburgh. It ii the fourth skeleton of the mammoth discovered in thii coun try , and, moreover, the largest, ai well as the only com plete one. The skull alone weighs 700 pounds. The tusks are over nine feat long. Across the hip bonas he measures about seven feet. The position of the animal at death, was clearly discernible. He had evidently be come mired, and had settled down on his haunches, wltn his fore legs spread out, and in this posture he was found. Under the vertebra, the contents of his stomach were found to the amount of several bushels, and con sisted of leaves, twigs anu fragments of the branches of trees, crounched and broken up. As the remains were found imbedded in shell marl, all tkis was entirely evi dent Mis huge animalship haa been visited by hundreds, and those who have seen the various skeletons here tofore discovered, unite in representing this as unques tionably the " old bull" of the hard. Here is a godsend for the naturalists of our day. Another singular circum stance connected with this resurrection, is that while the excavations were being made, a large tooth was fetnd, which is pronounced, by those who profess to be skilled in such matters, the tooth ,of a walrus. The na turalists here have a nut to crack. Who would'nt be ti member of Congress and ride on to Washington, getting fifty cents a mile for his smooth circuitous passage? to take there a snug room, with its cheerful fire, easy chair and sofa? to retire to rest at what hour lie pleases, witnout even a mouse to disturb his repose ? to rise some time along in tha morning, and in gown and slippers sip a bowl of coffee coveted with rich cream? to ride up to the Capitol at eleven o'clock, and take his armed chair, in a hall warmed to a mild and congenial temperature? to open his mail, and peruse a sweet letter lrom his affectionate wife, then unfold a newspaper and read the compliments of its editor on his lai>t speech ? to ambulate in the lobby, while snmo youn ker is addressing the house, about the complexion of the inhabitants in the moon? to ride home to his quarters, and dine on viands and vegetables, warm and rich, with a bottle of old wine to mellow them down? to take a quiet siesta, and in the evening go to the drawing-room and exchange smiles with the ladies? and when tiie ses sion is over, to draw eight dollars per day for services thus rendered the country. ? Penna. Inquirer. National Steamship Yard ? The subject of es tablishing n yard for the construction of steamers of war 011 (he Government lands in Boston harbor, it ii under stood, ia to be brought before Congress again, at its next session. As there is no national depot of the sort at the North or Kast, it appears to be highly probable that this important work will he authorized at last. ? Bo$ton Courier. (ft/- At a meeting of the pattenjert of the packet ship " Gladiator," R. L. Bunting, commander, held in the sa loon of that vessel on ? day of August, 1845, it was unanimously Resolved, That the thanks of the passengers be pre sented to Captain Bunting for his courtesy, kindness, and geutlemauly conduct towards us duriDg our passage from London to New York, and that he be assured of our best regards and of our high sense of his professional skill, and that though we met as strangers we part as friends lrom one whom we have learned to esteem. And further, that the many and unwearied attentions to our wants, conveniences, and comforts, leave us free to recommend the " Oiadiator" to all of our friends who wish a voyage relieved by every luxury the season can afford, by the attendance of civil and attentive servants, and by a cabin and state rooms furnished with tasto and elegance. Passengers ? Mrs. Whinfield, Mr. C. Whinfield, Miss Anna Whinfield, Miss J. Whinfield, Miss Julia Whinfield, Master Henry Whinfield, Mist K. M. Lewis, Miss E. K. Watson, Miss Frances A. Gordon, Miss Anna Warren, Mr. J. M. Warren, Mr. King, Mr. Burnet, Dr. Mott, Mr. Herbert, Matters Jabez, Gideon and George Herbert, Mr. Thompton, Mist E. Ewia, Mrs. Wood, Mr. Mier, Mrs. Hutton, Mistet Alice and Marian Huttou, Mist Auii Clark. | Important to Merchants.?1 The Pall Trade will soon begin, and the prospect, notwithit aiding the recent fire, is a promising one ; those, therefore, who are wide awake to the r own interests. will avail .themselves of the facilities held out by Maion it Tuttle, 38 Willi. im street, Meich-iiits tlx I change. (or advertising in the Counliy New?P'l**r? which | meet* the eye of the Country and induces him to call on his arrival, and examine the stock of gaods advertised 1 l,? I cost is much less than the city papers, and moie Ce tain of ga ting u good return. A few dollars spent in this way, will soon couvince the most sceptical of its utility. Full flies can he seen ' and terms made kuew.i, ?s above MASON Sl TUTTLE, Authorised Age:its. Appoplexy.? This dreadful complaint Is generally preceded by pain of the head, giddiueis. especially in lurning suddenlyround, dimness of sight stupor, loss <tf memory, audother unpleasaut symptoms, which iudicate a load ed and corrupt state of the blood. Wright's Indian Vegetable PilWarea direct purifier of the bleod.aud are, therefore, a certain preventive agaiust appo plexy ; because they purge from the blood til >se >t ignant and corrupt humors, which are the cause of every mal idy incide.nt to mm The Indian Vegetable Pills also aid a ,d improve di Sestion, as well a> parity the blood, and therefore, not only rive disease of every name from the body, but give new life and vigor 10 the whole frame Caution ? As m m> unprincipled persons are iudaitrijii-dy eng d in selu g couuter eit I ill-., he public shuld be ex tremely coelu1 to purchase from none except advertised agents, persons of known integrity, or at the office .and Gene ral Depot, 28ft Greenwich street, N. Y. N. B.? In all case* Ins particular to ask for genuine Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills MONUY MARKET. Tuesday, August 10? H P. M. (Quotations for stocks were a little better to-day. but the sales limited. Stenington went up j per cent. . Norwich and Worcester, 1; Reading, i; Morri* Canal,]; Pennsylvania 5"s, ), Farmers', J; Long Island, J; Can ton, }; Vicksburg, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, United States 0 h and Hailem, closed at yesterday's prices. The annexed condensed statement of the banks of thin State, shows the a^giegnte movement of thei-e institu tions, at four different periods. The operations ef tho banks on the first day of August were less than at any period since tho first of November, 1843. This decline has not been in the regular discount line, but in specie, oapital, deposits and discounts to brokers. Baiks or the State er New York. 1843. >? 1814.? > ^1844.-v Rrtvu rces. Nov. May. Jlug. Jlug. Discounts $53,257,110 62,669,119 64,461.928 64, 0*1, 741 Do to directors. . 4,537,536 4,355,364 4 126,962 4,417,822 Do to brokers... 3.709.461 3.136,515 2.832 , 39 1,706,696 Heal Estate 4,081,636 4,008.961 3,972,501 3,685,771 Bonds and mortge's 3.772,037 3,521,219 3,282,724 3,199,675 Mocks and notes .. 11,665,311 10,362,330 10,648,211 10,800,616 Due from directois other than loans. . 48,884 26,525 28,128 68,79 Due from brokers othir than loans.. 310,160 663,317 509 078 457,881 Bank fund 3I9.3M 341 S51 317,701 244,477 Loss and expense . . 639.418 666.891 667,487 408.199 Overdrafts I?5 !M7 155.709 102,433 148, 709 Specie 115 2,789 9.455 161 10,191,974 8 * '9 527 1 'ash items .... 3.102.856 5,999.952 4,916,862 4.75 .Ktt'i B. lis of Banks ... 4, 033. mi 3,148.4 1 2.611.3-26 2,488.117 Do suspended . . . 218 951 228 500 230.793 72 281 Dua from Banks . . 9,700,629 8,816,691 8,358,804 7,791 48* Add for cents 438 48d 524 509 $151,614,721! 117,566,661 117,362.775 113,120,266 Liabilities ? Capital 41,369,161 43,162.311 43 413 005 43,161.627 Profits 4.164.264 3 989.472 4 061 233 4,606.01* 5.'227 910 1 913,022 1.437.936 9? 295 Do r??is'er 11 9:15,171 16,421,309 16 6.3 388 17,536.115 Due rh- State 963,198 64 ',983 750 496 6H.60I Canal fund I.IJ7.2U3 1 506,167 1,7111, 791 1.231,240 Depositors 27 189,160 30,71' 289 28.757.122 *7,636 621 Individuals 5U7.781 6H.935 726.564 630 , 47 Bank* 21 642 113 15.467.491 16 102 9 VI 13.962 146 Treasurer U.S.... 1.646, '20 2,238,083 3,671,171 2 310,763 Other items 505,270 5.'8.59J 516 I 5 583,416 $111,611 722 117,506 601 117,36: 775 113,120,266 These returns cover a period of nearly two years, and the fluctuations in this short time can be seen at a glance The greatest movement was in May, 1841. The returns for the last two quarters compare as follows : Banks of the State or New York ? Leaping Ff.atlrlh Compared. 1845 May I. .tfivif I I. Inc. lire. Loans and discounts, .74.616.060 70,179.266 ? 4,466,7!fl Stocks I0 086."04 10. 000 616 713,712 ? Specie 8,118,324 8.909.527 791,201 ? Cash items 6,180,862 4,754,885 ? 1,425,907 Bank notes 2 512,474 2,488,117 ? 24,367 Due from banks 7,533,713 7,791,189 257,776 ? Capital 43.555, 2?? 41 063.627 ? 491,601 Circulation 19, 601, .643 18,464,410 ? 1,117,133 Deposits 28 42,1.967 2', 636.520 ? 789,447 Due to Banks 12.965.232 11962,116 996,914 ? Due Canal Fund. .. . I 1(7,358 1.2)6.240 ? 21,118 The line of discounts, circulation and deposites have decreased since August, while the specie on hand has increased There has been a decrease in the bnnking capital of the Stato in the last quarter, of nearly five hundred thousand dollars. The Comptroller acknowl edges the receipt ol reports from 148 banks and 'J branch es. A summary of liabilities and assets of these banks appear as follows : Li lltiilltiis Capital $13,063 627 Specie Circulation 18 164,110 Cash items I)e| osits 27,636,520 Putilic secuiities. . Private securities. $119,164,557 K*ces? of assets $'18,529,360 ..ver liabilities... (9.361 803 Of the a?sets, *74,Ott!,33i were composed of private se curities, pilncipi lly promissory notes of pat ties jn busi ness in every part of this State, and io the cities of other States The value of these securities depends, in n great measure, upon tha general prosperity of commercial ad'airs. and upon a moderate extension of facilities to carry on trade. Any speculative movement, derang ng the us'ial course of business, and any very great expan lion of o/edits, would depreciate the value of a large por tion of tho assets held by the banks, and reduce their own resourcos very much. It tlierafo'e appears more for the interest of the banks to pursue a course likely to sustain tho value of their securities, than for any other party. Tho banks of this 8tate have, within the past four or flvo years, been very unifotm in their movements, to wiiich can be attributed the present prosperity of every olas-i, and the hcallhinosi of business matters generally On the 1st of January, 1837, the loons and discounts of the banks of this State amounted to *7;*, 313, I'M ; the cir culation to $'24,108,000 ; and the deposites to $80,833,1 TP We see that the operations of tie banks of this Sta'c, eight years ago, were more exteuled than they are now Within this eight years the pr pulution, products and limine si of the State have increa ed full fifteen to twenty per cent, notwithstanding, whith, wo have ns many facilities for carrying on the business of the present day, as nt that time. With a more restricted currency, the rate of interest is very much redtced, and tho amount Of capital seeking employment in commerce and in perma nent inve<?ment?, it m?ch greater than ever before kno""- I pon the same pr'n^in* ? further reduction in

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