Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 12, 1845, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 12, 1845 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. Vol. XI., No. illM-Wholi No. 4104. NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 12, 1845. Prleo Two Ctntf. THE NEW _YORK_HERALD. JAMS GORDON BENNETT, Proprietor. Circulation?Forty Thousand. DAILY HER ALU?Every day. Price2 cents prw ropy??7 26 per annum?payable in advance. WKKUY HERALD?Every Saturday? Price t>X cent! per copy?$) 12V, rents per iinnuin?payable in advance. ADVKKTlisi6.Vli.NTS at the uaual prices? always c.uli in advance. PRINTING of all kinds executed with beauty and despatch >T.7*AI! letters or communications, by mail, addressed to the establishment, must he post |>aid, or the postage will be ? ducted from the subscription money remitted JAMES GORDON BENNETT, Proprietor ol the New York Hrralu Kitshi.uhmcsi, Northwest corner of Fulton aad v'astaii -treats PEOPLES LINE OK STEAMBOATS | FOR ALBANY?Daily. Sundays Kieepled? Throngli Direct.?At 6 o'clock P. M.from the pier between Courtlaudtand Liberty streets. Steamboat KNICKERBOCKER, Cant. A. Houghton, will leave on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings, at 6 o'clock. Steamboat llENDRIK HUDSON, Capt. R G Crutten deu, will leave on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, [at 6 o'clock. At 1 o'clock P. M., Landing at Intermediate Places?From tile foot of Barclay street? SOUTH Steamboat SOUTH AMERICA, Capt. L. W. Brainard, will leave on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Suuday after noons, at 4 o'clock. Steamboat NORTH AMERICA, Capt. It. H. Furry, will leave ou Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday aftcruoous, at 4 o'clock. Passengers taking either of the above Lines will arrive in Albany in ample tune tor tlie morning train of cars lor the east or west. The Bo ts are new and substantial, are furnished With new and elegant stale rooms, and forspend aud accommo dations are unrivalled on the Hudson. Freight tukeu at moderate rates. All persons are turbid trusting any of the Boats of this line, without a written order lYom tlie Captains or Agents, For Passage or Kieiglu. apply on hoard the Boats, or to nib P. C. SI:HI'LTZ, at the Office ou the Wharf 11VTW&. 8TATEN ISLAND FERRY, FOOT OF WHITEHALL STREET On and after Monday, November lOtli, the boats on this Fer ry, will leave New York aud Stateu Island as follows until further notice:? Leave Stateu Island. Leave New York. 8)a A. M. 9 A. M. 10 do 11 do 12 M. 1 P.M. 2 P M. 3>i do 4V do 6 do N. B ?All freight at the risk of the owners thereof. uSrc NOTICE?HOUR CHANGED. THE U. 8. MAIL LINE FOR ALBANY and the Intermediate Landings, on and after Wednesday, Oct. 221, will leave the foot of Barclay street for Albany, Daily,at 4 P. M. instead of five, as heretofore. o22 .REGULAR U. S. MAIL LINES BETWEEN CINCINNATI AND LOUISVILLE. MOHNING LINE at 10 o'clock A.M. BEN FRANKLIN Ne.7, J. B. Summons, ?master. PIKE N'o. 8, J. Armstrong, master. EVENING LINE at6 o'clock P M. SIMON KENTON, W. McClain, master. BEN FIIANKLIN No. 6, W. McClellan, master. These boats,forming two daily lines, will run regularly, lea ving punctually at the hour, and will take freight and passen gers to and from intermediate landings, at the usual rates. Freight will be received for these liuee at the Mail Wharf Boat, loot ol Broadway. Every effort will be used to accommodate shippers and pas sengers. 8TRADEK Ik GORMAN, ) ol lm*rrc ROGERS Ik SHERLOCK, $**?>"? FOR SAUGERTIES AND CAT8KIL. THE Splendid Steamboat JAMES MADI SON, Capt F. J. Copjierly, will leave the foot of Cedar s'reet, every Monday, Wednesday, and haturday, at 6 o'clock, P.M. For freight or passage, apply on board, orto O. F. Wainwright, Agent, on the wharf. sW lin'nic NEW YORK, ALBANY AND TROY LINE. FOR ALBANY AND TROY DIRECT, from the pier at the foot of Conrtlandt street. . the Passengers taking this boat will arrive in time to takeorth Morning Traiii of Cai t from Troy west to Buffalo, and n to Saratoga and Lake George The low pressure steamboat EMPIRE, Captain R. B Ma cy, every Tuesdsy. Thursday aud Saturday at 6 o'clock. The steamboat COLUMBIA, Captain Win. H. Peck, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon, at 6 o'clock. Pur Passage or Freight apply ou board, or to C. Clark, althr office oa toe wharf Freight tskeu on the moil reasonable terms. Freight must be put III charge of the Freight Agent, or the coiupauy will not he responsible for loss. No Ireiuht taken after 5 o'clock. STEAMBOATS FOR SALE, AT Public Auction, without restriction or reserve, at the Merchant's Exchange. at 12 O'clock,M Thursday November 20th, (if not previously dp-posed nl). Terms nude easy. THE Ne w JERSEY is about 275 feet in length, 26 feet in width, slid 7)j feet hold; has two boilers, with blowers and blower eugiues, suitable for burning wood or coal, one beam engine, the cylinder of which is touches In diameter, and 10 feet struke, is luriushed with berths andstate rooms,and has a complete inveaiory as a night boat. The N. J. is well adapted for carrying and is of light draught. THK UT1CA is 200 feet in length, 25 feet wide, and 9 feet hold; has one boiler ou deck, w ilk blower and blower engine; one beam engine, the cylinder ol which is 43 inches, and 10 feet stroke; is furnished with berths and state rooms, and with all necessary bedding, furniture, tic, complete for a night boat. THE GAZELLE is 130 feet iu length, 22 feet wide, and t)i feet hold, with one boiler below, and one cross-head engine. THE DIAMOND isabout 220 feet in length, aud draws but little water; has a horizontal engine, and 2 locomotive boilers. Kor further particulars euipiire at No. 59 Courtland street, upstairs. nlto2l)rc . -Tirakth onTikeat BRitai n~an d IRELAN D?Persons wishing to remit mo ney to their friends in any part of England, ' Ireland, Scotland or Wales, can he supplied 'with dralts payable at sight, without dis count, for any amount, from ?1 upwards, at the following places,viz: In Enoi.anh?The National and Provincial Bank of Eng land; Messrs. J. Banieil & Co . Exchange aud Discount Bank, Liverpool; Messrs. James Bnl t Ik Sen, London, aud branches hronghout England aud Wales. In Irkland.?The National Bank of Ireland, and Provin cial Bank and branches throughout Ireland. In Scotland?The Eastern Bank of Scotland, National Bank of Scotland, (Jreeuock Banking Company, and branches throughout Scotland. ... ? , . , . The steamship Cambria, sails from Boston on the ICth Au gust, by which all drafts can he forwarded free. Apply to W. kJ. T. TAPSCOTT. Jyl9 re 76 South at. cor. Maiden lane. BOSTON STEAMERS EOK HALIFAJl AND LIVERPOOL. ^ A JTHERoynl Mail 8team Ships CALE i*vA DONIA aud BRITANNIA, will leave i ttostoa for the above ports, aslollows.viz ? The Caledonia, E. O. Lott, Commander, ... on the 16th Nov. The Britannia, J. Hewitt,Commander, ou the 1st Dec. Pass age to Liverpool $120. Passage to Halifax 20. Kor freight or passage, apply to D. BKIOIIA.M, Jr.. Agent, 6 Wall si No Berth secured until paid for. u9rc "" ~ ST BAM BETWEEN NEW YORK AND LIVEB.POOL. I,,,, st. THE Oreat Western Steam Ship Compa uy's Steam Ships. The OREAT WESTERN. 1700 tons, 1450 horse power, B. R. Matliews, Esq., ?Coin inamler. The OREAT BRITAIN, 3,500 tons, 1000 horse power. Lieutenant J nines Hoskeu, R. N., Commander?are intended to sail as follows:? GREAT WESTERN. From Liverpool. I From New York. Saturday October II. | Thursday Nov. 6 OREAT BRITAIN. From Liverpool. I From New York. Saturday Sept. 27. | Saturday ..Oct. 25. Fare per Oreat Western, $1U0. and $5 Stewards' Fees. Fare per Ortat Britain, from $80 to $120, (and $5 Steward's fee.) according to the src aud position of the State Rooms For fieight or passage, or other information, apply to RICHARD IRVIN, au7 2aw4m*rc 98 Front street. KOR LIVERPOOL?The New Line-Regular .Packet of 21st November.?The superior last sailing iacket ship HOTT1NOUH.R, 1050 tons buitheu, Ira Burtiey,master, will sail ns above, her regular day. Eoi freight or passage, having splendid, largg and comfortable stale rooms and cabin, apply on board, west side Burling slip, orto WOODHUlL k MINTURN, 87 Sonth street. Price of passage $100. The packet snip Liverpool, 1150 tons,Cxpt. John Kldridge, will succeed the Hotiinguer, and sail ou her regular day,21st Dcfifmhur KOHGLA?OUW-HeMularracktt?The wHI .known last sai'iug Br. barque ANN HAH LEY. >Kol art Scott, master, 450 tons, dally expected, will oieel w i ill quick despatch. Kor Ireight or iias'iute, having excellent accoinuiodations.ap. ply to WOODHULL Ik MINTURN, o22mc 87 South street ? WANTED TO CHARTER?A ShipTrom im io ^*500 tons liurthen.for New Orleans, which will have *-|immedute des|iaieh. Apply to J. HERD-MAN ti CO. 61 South ?t. FOR SALE, KKEIOHT Oli CHARTER.?The .very last sailing packet sluo LOUISVILLE, 513 Ions, ?carries I5<Mi bales New Orleans l otton; was built in litis ciiv, with live oak and locust top; newly Cop|H*red and patent felted. Iliu handsome accommodations for 24 passen gers. Apply to E. K COLLINS Si CO. _ J'JW it Sonlh street, iAmtiL NEW ORLEANS?New York and New Orleans -Hirst Packet With De.patch-The JMNMmrt'ft elaas last sailing packet ship J AM KS II. HHKP i'.viiu. Itedinaa, luaster, will positively sail as above. The acconiiiiodaWms liirrabin, second cabin and steerage passengers nre unsurpassed by any vessel in port. Persons in tending to embark should mnke immediate application on board, I'liie street wharf, or to oM rrc JOSEPH McMURKAY, cor Pine and South sts. a Aa- FOR SALE?The bark DUC D'OllLEANS, bur MjJwV'ti"" pel register 310 tons, and carries 46(Hi bbls, she built at Unstow, Maine, of white oak, in 1831; iv,is new ceiled, coppered and thoroughly overhauled about 16 months since, is double decked, length III feet, breadth 27 lipst. between decks 5feet 8 inches, hold 12 fret 6 inches. Apply to ( apt. Iloodless.on hoard, it .hold's wharf, E II, or to UU1 I) Si IIINt KEN, 9 Tonlui* Buildings, "n6 Iwre 118 Wall atceet FOR SALE. '1 O CLOSE A CONCERN.-The Line of Liverpool Packets, consisting of the sliiis Rom mis, Niddons, Sheridan and Oarriek Tliey wem hunt in tins city by Brown Si Bell, with unusual rare; for mo del*, materials (a very large proportion of their flames being live oak) and workmanship, tliey nre unsurpassed, if not une Iiu.lled. Halted ou the stocks and re-saltrd every year since. Their accommodations for psssengcis are very extensive and liaiidsoinely ftirnisbrd. Apply to oil E K < OLLINS fc CO.. MSouth H 1,' LA I i i 1.R8- i.00# Ins I Union, H ?>, titers, i>? at n < eived, lot sale by A nuM jb K.COLLINb k.Ca. 56 South si. ?as. im KoCTkw ORLEANS. LOUISIANA AND NEW YORK LINE OK PACKETS 1t is intended to dispatch a ship from this |iort ou flu- 1st, 6th, 11 til, 16lh, 21st and 26th ot each month, commencing 1st Octo hrr and coutniuinit until May, when regular days will fet n|e poiulrd for the remainder ul the year, whereby great delays aud and disatipoiiitineuu will he prevented during the summer months. The following ships will commence this arrange ment:? Slop Chiton Captain lugersoll. Whip IViiiiesse,.,. < 'aplain Pray. Ship Shakspeare. .Laplain Cornell. Ship Louisville . .< npiaiu Hunt. Ship Genesee ... Captain Minor. Ship Oswego ... Captain Wood, Ship Damascus. . Captain Bliss. Ship Sartelle ... Captain Taylor. These ships we e all built expressly for packets, are of light draft ol water, have recently beeu newly cop|ieredand put in splendid order, with accommodations for passengers unequalled for comfurt; they are commanded by experienced hi asters who will make every exertion to give general satisfaction. They will at all times lie towed up and dowu the Mississippi by steam boats. Neither the captains or owners of these ships will be responsible for jewelry, bullion, precious stores,silver or plated ware, or for any letters, parcels or packages sent by or put on board of them. unless regular bills of lading ore Liken for the same, at the value thereon expressed. E. K. COLLINS h CO., 66 South it or J AS. E. WOODRUFF, Agent in New Orleans, who will promptly forward all goods to his address. The ships of this |ine are warranted to sail punctually as ad vertised, aud great care will be taken to have the goods cor rectly measured. s2trc REGULAR LINE OK PACKETS FOR SA riBflVVANNAH-The splendid packet ship HARTFORD JSHaiMBwC.spt.iln Sauuermaii, will positively sail ou Thursday, Nov. Uih. her tegular day. Those wishing to secure berths should moke early applica tiouan board, foot of Maiden lane, or to W. & J. T.TAPSCOTT, nil inc T6 South street, corner of Maiden lane. KOR LON DO?v?To sail on tin* 20lli November, the packet ship ilKNDRIK HUDSON, Captain Moore, w ll sail as above, Kor Liverpool, to sail on trie 17tfi of Novemher, the new packet ahip KIDELIA, Capt. H.ickstaff, will sail as above, I er regular day. Kor passage by either of the above ships, having superior ac commodations in cabin sod steerage, apply to ?ilIre JOHN HKHDMAN 6t CO , 61 South st. KOR NEW ORLEANS?Louisiaua aud New York Line?Rrgular Packet?To snil Friday. 21st ?nist?Tin- elegant fa?r sailing packet shin JANE E. IVI LI. I .a MS, Parker, master, will positively sail as above, her regularday. Kor freight or passage, having handsome furnished accom modations, apply ou board, at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall st., or to E. K. COLLINS 6t CO., 66 South sr.. Positively no goods received on board aftferThu rsday evening, 2 th inst. Agent in New Orleans James E.Woodruff,who will prompt ly forward all goods to his address. ullrc BLACK BALL OR OLD LINE oi?~UVKK POOL PACKETS?Kor Liverpool, only regular nicket of the 16lh November. lie new, magnificent and celebrated fast sailing favorite packet ship MUELlA, burthen 1160 tons, Captain W. G. Hackstaff, will positively sail on Monday, the 17th of Nov. It is well known that the accommodations of the Kidelia, are fitted out iu a very auperior manner, with every conveni ence that can add to the comfort of those embarking. Persons proceeding to the old couutry, or seuding for their friends, will find il their interest to select this conveyance. Kor passage, tn cabin, second cabin and steerage, and to se en re th? I?est berths,early application should be inade ou board, footol' Beekmau st, or to the snbscribers. ROCHE, BROTHERS & CO. n I Ire 36 Kulton street, next door to the Kuiton Bank. 8 OH LIVERPOOL. . splendid packet xlup HENRY PRATT, Ca Hartley, of 1000 tons , burthen, will positively on Saturday, the 16th 'ovember, her regulur day. Sh has two splrudid large and commodious house* ou deck, tor second cabin passengers, which will he taken at steerage latea. Kor passage ill cabin,or the above places, please apply on board, pier No. 4 North River, near the Battery, or to JOHN HERDMAN & CO. il 10 61 South st.. near Wall st. New Liue of Packets KOR LI V ERPOOL? Packet ?of the 21 it November?The splendid, fast sailing and jfavorite packet ship HOTTINGUER, 1000 tons bur tlieu, Captain Ira Bursley, will sail ou Kriday, November 21at. her regular day. The ships of this line being all 1000 tons and upwards, per sons shout to embark for the old country, will not fail to see the advantages to be derived Irani selectiug this line in pre ference to aud their great capacity renders them every way more comfortable and convenient than ships of a small claas, and their accommodations for cabin, second cabin and steerage passengers, it is well known, are superior to those of j any other line of packets. Persons w ishing to secure berths should not fail to make early application, on board, footol Burling Slip, or to W. lit J. T. TAPSCOTT, at their Geui ral n4rc Passage Office, 76 Booth street, corner Maiden lane. ROBE HILL STABLER, 24th street, between ?d and 3d Avenues, and nearly opposite Bull's Head. Just arrived from the country, e.nd for sale at tin liovestables, 80 Horses, among which are four fust trotting norms, 2 fust pacing do., several |>airs farm horses, some tine cart norses, a lew good road and stage horses, nud shippers. i3 2m?rrc R. li. NORTMRUP, Proprietor. ROBERTSON'S r* PHCENIX m HAT AND CAP MANUFACTORY, 1(111 Kill I on St., lirOvecn William niirl Nassau. The success which has attended the efforts of the Proprietor of this establishment to introduce into use a superior article at an extremely low price,encourages him to make increased ex ertions to merit the patronage of the public. The peculiarity of his system of conducting business consists in the establish ment ofthemost rigid economy in it* various departments, as well as in an invariable adherence to "cash ou delivery," re lieved from the oppressive expcuces of the more extravagant craftsmen of Broadway and subjected to none of those losses which are the certain accompaniment of tile "credit | rinciple." He ii enabled to offer the different articles in his line at the following reduced rates:? HATS. KirstQuality NutriaKur, $3,60 I First Quality Moleskin, $3.00 Second do do do 3,001 Second do do 2,60 CAPS. First Quality Cloth $1,60 Secoud do do 1,00 Third do do 76 n4 lm*r f* THE KALI. STYLE OK GENTLEMEN'S Hats are J^kuow ready for the acasou, 1846, which for lightness and su lieriorityof color cannot besurpassed, which is a very important part of the HAT, retaining the color till it is worn out. Any xrticle sold ill this establishment is never misrepresented, but sold for what it is. Also, the tall style of Boy's aud Chil dren's Caps, of various patterns. Gentlemen can have their hats made to order, in any shape or style they wish. N. B.?A full nssortuieut of Ladles' Furs. C. KNOX, 110 Kulton street, o27 11*'coil r between William nndN ivan streets. fl ONE PRICE?BROWN It CO. J78Chaiham square, iP"1 corner of Molt st. wish to iuform the public of their recant improvement iu the manufacture and finish of their THREE DOLLAR HATS, which retaiu a beautiful rich lustre, and will compare well with those more costly. The proprietors are confident that they can furnish Hats far superior to any heretofore sold for the same price. A full assortment of Faapy Furs, also Far Cloth; Mohair, Glared, Ri'kand Fancy CATS, several new patterns, much ndmiied, sold at reduced prices, wholesale and rttail. n29 Im'mc TO THE LADIES. MRS. M. BAKER. Milliner, 209 Bleecker QjL^JRlrect, having been, by the Committee olthelateQ^) Fair, declared entitled to the Medal "for the best^^a -ilk Bonne's on a greatly improved plan," solicits a eall from those Ladies who are w-illin : to believe that stylish, well finished bonnets,made in Bleecker street,are not less desirable than those sold iu Broadway, for being 30 percent cheaper. p3I 2w*r LADIES' GAITER BOOTS,-This beautilul artiffle, of all the fashionable styles, at 16 aud 18s,and m nle to order at 18 and 20 shillings, equal to any in the city. I Particular attention paid to the measure, to iusure a handsome fit.) White and black satin Slippers of the first quality at II shillings per pair. With many thanks to the Ladies oi New York and its ricmityfor their liberal patronage.! strict attention to business, to merit a continuance of their lavors. J B- MILLER, 112 Canal street, n8 2w*r between Thompson and Sullivan sts. PREMIUM MOUTH. JFI NK FRENCH BOOTS for $3 50, city made, aud fur style anal durability, th?v arc equal to those sold in other stores for $5. Fine V reach Premium lm|>erial Diets Boots for St 50, equal to those now in other stores for $6 or $7, at YOUNG Ik JONE'8 French Boot and Shoe manufactory, one ofthe most fashionable establishments ill this city. Our hoots having been judged in the late Fair at Niblo's, are said to be the best hoots lor the price ever sold in this country. Also, a superior new at! le French Dancing Gaiters, and overshoes, constantly on hand. Allitoods warranted to give satisfaction. Boots and Shoes made t.i order in the shortest notice Mending done in the Store. YOUNG St JONES, 1 Anu street, n7 lm*rc near Broadway, New York. LOOK AT TH1 Si IMPORTED FRENCH BOOTS of the best quality at the estreme low price of $5 00. The best of h reach [Calf Boots made to older $5, and a greatjssortmeut of line " ' _ s el " ' tons, will si I Call Boots $3 ami $4; finest rail Shoea^l 50 to S3 25; also abreut assortment of patent leather Boots, Shoes and Gaiters. Dndy's will find in this store the greatest assortment of Gaiters to be found in the city ; also Buskins, Slips, lies, India Rub bers, Prunella Slips, white and black satin, Re., fcr. Likewise Boys Calf Boots and Shoes, Misses aud Children dy, all kinds and cdors, our own manufacture; also the best ol Fi kiich Goods,and warranted the best aud cheap as the cheapest at 367 Broadway corner Fiankliu street, ol Im'rrc M. CAHILL. FOR LI VF.RPOOL?New Line?Rcgnla?U*acke| of the 26th Nov.?The elegant fast sailingT'acket -Ship ROSCIUS, A. F.ldridgr, master, of 1100 . , tail as above, her regular day. For freight or passage, having accommodations uurquallrdfor splendor or comfort, apply on board, at Orleans wharf, fool i( Wall street, or to E K. COLLINS R CO., 56 South street Price of passage 1100. Ttic elegant fast sailing psrkel ship Siddona, F. B. Cobh, master, of i 100 tons, will succred the Iloscius and sail 26th Dee., her regular dav. o30 J. HERDMAN s di d ESTABLISHED KMIGRANT PASSAGE OFFICE, til SOUTH STREET. Adaitr- PASSAGE frotn Great Britain and Ireland, via. IgjfaV Liverpool, can always be arranged at the lowest rale. ml Draft* furnished lor any amount, payable at all the principal Banks in England. Ireland, Scotland and Wales, on application to J. HERDMAN, j6rr *1 South street A CARD SIUNOR RAPETTI having dedicated himsell csclusively to the instruction of Music, respectfully informs his friends ami the public, he will, during the month of October, cnni inenre a class for the VIOLIN at hi* room, N?i. 38.'> Broadway. Terms moderate. Those who are desirous of becoming pupils, will please apply to Sigunr Gudoue, 103 Broadway, and at t Ihsmbcrs R Joinc, 385 Broadway. Sigiiot Kapetti will contmrr, as naual, giving lessons on the Pi iiiq and Italian Hinging. s24 emllm,re A CARD. TO PARENTS AN!) GUARDIANS. A .LA,)Y ?Gupcriortalrntsand acqniremenls, is desirous ol /V having a f*w more pupils to instruct in Mmic. Hit method ol instruction will be found to be the most evpeditioiifl in pro moling them in the thorough knowledge and tlieory of the science ol auy now taught. A line directed to H, M., at the office of this paper, will be duly attended to. 0j |m?rc removal" I CI11CKRRINU won Id inform the public that he lias re ef ? moved his Twos from the corner of Br (Midway and Park plo e to looms Nos .1 and 7 Lafargc buildings, 203 Broadway, doors above need *t. w here he will keep * general assort ment at the same prica ss at lua factory in Bostou. nl lw'r Affairs atthk Capk of Good Hofk.?We have received the Cape Town Gazette to the 5th of Sep tember, inclusive. It api*?nr8 that annexation is as prevalent in that remote region as it is in this part ol the world. This intelligence, at this moment ih rather inte resting, as indicating the usual aggressive spirit of the English, notwithstanding what they have said relative to Texas. The annexation of Natal to the Ca|>e of Good J lope, seems to give a fresh impulse to the philanthro py ot Kngland it is intended to change the name ot black slavery to something less odious in appear ance, but more bindingiin fact. [From Cape Town Gazette Sept. 5.J The long wished-lor settlement of the Natal question has at length been brought about by the annexation of that district to this colony ; and both being now placed under a government of whose energy such ubundunt 1 proofs have already been given, the most favorable te suits may naturally be anticipated. It must be confessed that many and great improve- I ments have been going on of late years, in all intimately connectod with the future well being of this land. Of them we may in particular advert to the extinction of slavery?the establishment of free ports, together with the abolition of all port charges ; the improvement of our roads, and the alliances that have been entered into with the most powerful and intelligent tribes in our im mediate neighborhood?but in our estimation, superior to all these is the junction now so happily being formed between this colony and Natal. It inay therefore be confidently hoped that, by this ex tension of British rule in Kastern Africa, a strong arm will be there forms 1 by establishing an auxiliaiy inter nal power to second the efforts so persevcringly made "by her Majesty's cruisers ou that coast, which wonld thereby tend to tlio protection of tho inland tribes, who aro still left open to the luthless attacks of freebooters tbat infest the Mozambique aud adjacent coast r-who by their nefarious proceedings throw up a barrier, as it were, in the way of our trade with the more inland parts of Central Africa ; but which force, taking into account i the great muss ol population, would be a valuable addi tion to the improvements that have already taken place. As to our own Colony?at a moetiug ol the legislative council on Wednesday last, an estimate of the piobable ; expenditure and receipts for the ensuing year was then > submitted, the former amounting to ?181,14) 13s. fid, and the latter to ? 178,603 ; tho details whereof will be found in the Government Gazette of this day. Fiom tho Minute addressed by the Governor to the members, it will be seen that his F.xcellenc.y purposes | shortly to submit an ordinance for establishing a uniform rs>te ot postage,Jon the principle lately adopted inKngland, It will also l.e noticed that the mail is to be despatched Irom the 1st Jan next, to and from < iraham's Town, twice a week, which will confer considerable benefit to the pub lic, but inahily to tbo mercantile community. And with respect to the Customs, as more immediately connected with commerce and navigation, we are happy to find that, notwithstanding the abolition of Port dues, the re-" venue has beeu from other sources amply compensated. It appears that, on a comparison of the vessels entered In wards for 18 months antecedent to the said abolition, with those entered during a like subsequent period, there has been an increase in favor of the latter of 10? vessels (equal to -17,744 tons) exclusive of those engaged in the guano trade, which have amounted, within the last men tioned period, to 215 vessels of altogether ti0,583 tons. On this highly favorable state of things we see grounds for much congratulation; such relief being nfibrded to ships touching at our ports, will unquestionably lead to their being still more generally; frequented. We cannot pass over the estimate itself without eulo gizing the very able manner in which it has been com. piled. Our local readers we are sure will be highly gra tified ou an attentive perusal thereof, and we aro con vinced that not one of Her Majesty's colonial posses sions can boast of statistical talent of a higher order than is displayed in this laborious and lucid document, [From the Graham's Town Journal, Aug. 21.] Extract of a letter from the Mauritius to Messrs. H. & 11. 8. Blaine of Graham's Town, dated 23rd July :? "We have now to inform you that news has since then been received from Madagascar, to the effect that the Queen had ordered all the ports iu her dominions to be closed ngainst the French and English traders, and that strong bodies of troops were on their way down to each from the capital. Tho trde is therefore lor the present at an end." Late from Sante Fe.?We cony the following front the IndeperuUnce Exjmiter of tlte 25th ult:? " We received advices from Mexico on Wednesday last liy a company just in from the plains. They consist ot our townsmen Messrs. Kaufman and Goldstein, Bean, Peacock, and tour of the Armijo's, (Mexicans,) having with them in all 13 wagons?300 mules and $30,000 in money. They have been 30 days on the road?suffering nono from inclemency of the weather and other hind rances usually experienced by companies going or re turning. Kew if nny Indians were seen on the route ; at least they suffered no molestation from any of the tribes. At the time or shortly before they lift Santa Fe, Com mandant Garcia Conue, whose appointment we noticed some time since and who was expected to come un to the bolder country, had arrived and straightened up matters wonderfully. It is well known that the military is superior to tho" civil authorities in Mexico, and in accordance with this has been liis conduct. The (?r nor, who has usually assisted and expedited matters for the American traders and endeavored to make things fair, was not permitted to exercise his authority. The Commandant required that every yard of goods should go into the Custom House upon entry into the country? and strict examination he made of papers Sic., and that in the event of contiaband goods being discovered?con fiscation of property and imprisonment of person should ensue?such did actually take place with some of our trailers?and all after a delay of eight or ten days and in carceration of some for the space ol 31 or 36 hours, were allowed upon the payment of $9.">0 per wagon, to go on below or open for sale in Santa Fe. Manuel Armijo was appointed Governor and will doubtless exercise his usual efficiency in the manage ment of affairs. Ifsuchisthe case we may look out for squabhlas between himself and the Commandant and probably the expulsion of the tyrannical officer from the upper provinces. Our traders with such men and such measures as Garcia Conde introduces, cannot make any money, and his existence there must put a stop to the trade. We have news from Santa Fe to the 90th of September. They met on their way out, Messrs. Bent, Alvere/., -vc., at Council Grove, going along finely. FirRTHKR Mexican Items.?The U. S. steamer Princeton was at anchor at the Southwest Pass on Friday last, (31st ult.,) seven days from Vera Cruz. The steamship McKim, which arrived yesterday from Gal

veston, received on board Irom the Princeton, Mr. Par rott, bearer ot despatches from Mexico to the govern ment of the United States. Mr. P. proceeded immediate ly by the mail route to Washington. The Princeton left Vera Cruz 0n the same day as the brig Somen, the airival of which at Pensacola has al ready been noticed. The intelligence, consequently, is not later than was before received. It is understood, however, that the Mexican Government is anxious for the restoration of friendly relations with this country, and that the despatches which have now gone forward will probably lead to a speedy renewal oi diplomatic intercourse. The condition of Mexico is represented to be deplora blo in the extreme. With external quarrels on all hands, and internally discontent, insubordination and alarm prevailing every where, the Government is entirely powerless and inert, exposed to the bitterest denuncia tions, and threatened daily to be forcibly overthrown.? In Durengo, and other northern departments, tho en croachments of the Indian tribes are so serious as to throw the people into a state of universal consternation. I A deputation had reached the capitol to demand assist ance, and declaring that if it were not granted them the northern departments would be compelled to throw 1 themselves on the protection of the United States. The Government had no means to render the aid required, and no measures of relief find been devised. The Princeton was bound, we believe, lor Peniacols. She experienced head winds and a heavy head sea all the way to the Belize. She arrived within eighty miles of the Balize on tho fourth day out, when her fuel was ex hausted. , The McKim brings no later news from Texas.? tfrw Orlejnt Hullrlin, Aor. 3. Steam Navigation upon the Suwanek.?The following information, in relation to i> new route from Savannah to the Gulf, we find in the last number of the St. Augustine HtraUl. Our readers may remem ber that it has been in contemplation for some time past, to establish a mail route, by steamers, upon the Buwa- j nee, from Cedar Keys to Fort White, to be connected thenco with the St. John's by stage. We are informed that the necessary arrangements for prosecuting this useful enterprise, have been carried into effect. The steamboat Orpheus, built at New Orleans, expressly for tho purpose, has arrived, and taken her station on the route. We learn that she is a most lieautitnl vessel, 13ti Icet in length, and fitted up in line style, with 13 elegant state rooms. Sho will carry the U. 8. mail from Cedar Koy^s, to the now town of Nantufee, en the Santafec river in Columbia county, once a week, and will also run up the Suwaneo to the nourishing town of Columbus From tho Suwaneo, stages will convey passengers to and Irom the river St. John in connection with the steamers from Savannah, thus forming a direct line from Savannah to the Gulf. The advantages of this route cannot be duly appreciated, until wsliate begun to cxpcrieuco its convenience. Travellers to Key West, New Orleans. Tampa Bay, and Cedar Keys, can now avail themselves of a direct and expeditious convey - ance. It only remain* to connect Cedar Keys with New Orleans by steam communications, and one of the greatest thoroughfares of the south will be established in our State. The dangerous navigation mound the pe ninsula, tho reel-, the koys, and the bars, would Secure for this route a vast amount of tho travelling from the north to Louisiana and Texas. From infoi mation we have received, we can confidently assure our readers that a line of steam packets will very shortly ply be 'ween Suwaneo and New Orleans This, together with the line that lias been established between New York and Charleston, will give almost uninterrupted commu nication, by steam, along the whole Atlantic roast with tho Gulf, 1 his cannot but havo it beneficial eflect upon the settlement of 1* lorids, and we feel warranted in fore telling its rapid growth as tho result of these conveni ences in travel." Weather in Canada.-?The CHnttdiHii i?M|>prs : talc that thr fine weather ia gone mid hw been suc ceeded by cold, I?w end boisterous days, though they are us yet true fioni snow. "" ^*TK ('*LK.?The storm which was expe rienced in tins city on Sunday night and Monday morning, extended to soine distance around us e lave gathered the following items relative to Ti.i. i. u -Albany Journal, Nov. Id 1 canaflord lollop for? am0D* ttJ1 wh? day and vesterdiv n ?oment * comersation. Satur have .lone immen.e ini^v Vn. ?" or ???h?a??. must ry were blown down Th? i^.8 .?.Ul "0W I t,"te"t,a ssJwasStfiB Ti ? [H rom Albany Argus, Nov. 10 1 the wa?U ' being' iKSh'S ""J "Z't'thCt"1"' T' KortuimUly'the lu borers body whs injured tv?? i' a .. ^"'?rkablc that no w i "10 Boston Journal, Nov. II I We had a heavy storm last night with much rain -the i 'idory1 'brick morning by the violence of the win* I'ortioits of the M isp ^^jass-ajMs m",le Com,,i Tba building was owf.ed hv Cowdin k Bowker.and was tu hi* nsr?.i <*#%??. . J On tJ,c ^ Loilis Republican, Nov. 5 ] On Saturday uight, about eight o'clock a wv?r? buddings were unroofed or blown .Town. The wallTof a'three story building which we arc erectingon . he, second6,r0Vr?r " PnnUng ?"#ce' were "own down to the t!X J thai" ^ USua11 " USte 01 What'8 c?ming. We no! gtrf. noses look as blue as '? bl,m S ?? W^"try ai^csssr1. is aas?*'iorit has ^ 11 > ?f la st?fo w ?d a'yir n*?i fi 3'^" ^''?' .* *?' h 6 r fo r sa3?3ig?g>jgsi 0 Vnrtetlea. a ?".,!ln(Jaymor?ji??last,between 10and 11 o'clock jgBsai^riwar S; S^S?^?HW.!ias.| T'"Sy;.v? Two children, one ngcd four and the other three ol the'.M. rChtt^chao?&e0fK,!rV ""^"Sr >'-? t..u..== .S," ShSrs1"'" fire which caused their death, took in ? lis.. ? h? which stood near the children'sbed. e" pre88 him twins, he killed her because she refused t 0 any longer to his wishes refused to consent taHW-m...,,, .?j , g?iv| inh'l'.ZtonK'o SuZ T "t.T-V ?"?SS?wHS?2" Two boats were lying ut Sail JUck Turku tuU? and n man from one of the boat. 1 J ' k ls'4n( Lightbourn, a colored person ' went "?"coiled Be" his friends, and will probabl v uki'ih "g . 8 retur"a<l t his estate nto h^Jtf.h -he ,aJm"??tration oi wo believe, by another ,.P?^ wff? ren crmence'1 found in distress by an outwnr.i i !'ear at he'"! taken on board and carried to K?f. s vessel, he wai returned.?Bonger democrat K"gland' When=e ha ha. A"s.cas?s^2^jr,sfr ?*? ^ sion, in hearing tho.trial ni^tnh J ir J morning ses committing a rape on Margaret otn?11"' char&ed with The Jury returned a^verdic? of guihy ' 8 Wld?W ~ rj.1 TV* being fond of plants . . <?har'eston, 8. C., she raising it, and from this .main ?*' *"d ?ucceeded in were exported to beginning 1.100,000 lbs. revolution in 1776. Previous to the war or the wich oif .Monday*" nhrhtCeranB^'a1iC0'nln^ <rom No'" schooner capsized oft" Stratford iTvl^"00*" |8W 8 "loop or ered and went to her- but it wli.'r i a! w'as 'ow'" serted, and it was I. ? ^?"n<I that she was de ?iii&'riT jirrr1!'" i'riean' plantation of his son in \ior ,l'^OUn is now at the Will leave that place on tbBn?.C0U?,7.' Ala,'ama He and may be expected in NewOrU.n. jn,t/?[ Mobile, ?taut. .Mr. Ca/houn ha. (inched thL r8 .0"',,he 7th ,n" work on the science Sf ini. ! fir.V vo,"me of his his leisure hours "or ? lew m^h" 1, ''P "8S d?voted i? much demanded hy ,hc ptes/m age.' " W?rk Which rtnhat?oA S.m^v8'Held (Ch?"t?Ugue,N. ^ Stone, of that vil?"ge -was ,?8t' ,)a"c0" ? over a rocky bank Into the creek "th f'r fa,li ?...w.??. ??coor.v?ds JAUttW.-'r.?~i. SsTi-ias .??""H sa? ?!'ld on ,1 ?rteL(2a> ?"-? >h?i?/. in that county, committed s^fc^e"?* rna"of wickervil Keasun, remorse from a second ra'lln V"11 lau,lnnu" The a.iit ,.t it 7 , lap8e ot '"'emperanci < oui t. lor infringe^ment of ihi'c1' ^ P)'Htru ingtho song called "The ()ld?P\,mS r/8W'n pul,ii,t mimite.I in this Court on sJ,., i . r' ,vus ,el plainlilf ol $'J00?Baltimore Sjnurieon. " VCr Ct f? l?? aS1"onl^i,T c^pleted Hiking it. censiu ..crease in rtvo^vca^ nf ?n . M ?'? ?,??<? ?I growth than almost an'y place? tlm CniteVsuto's Dkktrvctiti Kmt.?The cotton factory at the Scull Shoal*,in Uroene county, generally known a* I'oullain s, belonging to the "Scull Shoals Manufacturing Compa ny," was, wo regret to learn, entirely consumed by fire about it o'clock, on tho night of tho nth inst., together with some goods and yarns. Tim book*, note* and mo ney ol the company were saved Tim loss la estimated ~ "" "lain, at b by Or I'oullain, at between fifty and sixty thousand dol lars?no insurance. Severe as the loss is upon the com- \ p.iny, who arc very able to sustain it, it will be much more severely felt by the large number of operatives. ) who, by this calamity, are thrown out of employ.?Jtu fustii, 6h. Clxoniclr, Nov. H. Snow Storm.?We learn Irom the Utira Gazette ol Monday morning that it commenced snowing in that city on isaturdHy night, and continued to snow tho great ei part ol Sunday and Sunday night. Yesterday morn ing it ? as six inches deep At Raltimoie on Sunday tho snow commenced lulling about 9 o'clock in tho morning and continued during the day. Court Intelligence^ Ucnkral Ssssiona, Nov 11.?Before Recorder Tall madge and two Aldermen. M. C. Paterxon, Esq., District Attorney. Sentences?At the opening of the Court this morning, sentences were pronounced in the following cases :? Leonard H llndgkins, a young man, convicted on two indictments for burglary committed by him, in breaking into a church ; also, into a gunsmith shop, was sen tenced to be imprisoned in the utate Pnsson lor lour years and six months for the first offence, and four years aud four months lor the second. Daniel I). F. Livingston. a mere youth, a confederate of flodgkins and convicted of breaking into a church in Forsyth street and stealing some property, was senten ced to be imprisoned in the State Prison for the term of four years and six months. William Hurtch alias Urown alias f'otlrr, found guilty of obtaining considerable property by false pretences, was sentenced to be imprisoned in the State Prison for the term of two years and six months. F.llen Xrlton, convicted of manslaughter in the -lth de gree, in having caused the death ol her mother, was sentenced to be confined in the I'eniteutiary for ono year. Rudolph Kurh, convicted of bigamy, was sentenced to be imprisoned in the State Prison for the iprisoned in the State Prison to r the term of two 1 years. Trial for Grand Larceny.?Two colored persons, named Peter Vance aud Carolina Brown, alias Sarah i Williams, were placed on trial for a grand larceny, for having stolen, in the month of September last, a gold watch worth $100 end clothing of the value of $.VJ, from Christiana Klimun, of No. 30 West Broadway. On the occasion of Vance's arrest, it was ascertained that he had sold the watch to some Jews in Orange st., and that some of complainant's clothing was found in the posses sion of Narah Williams. In the course ot the trial, it appeared that Vance had not been concerned in the robbery, but that he received the watch rrom Marah Williams lor the purpose of dis posing of it for her. The jury accordingly acquitted him, and rendered u verdict of guilty against the accus ed female, and the Court sentenced her to be imprisoned in trie State Prison for the term of '2 years and 6 months. Tnal fur receiving stolen goods. ?Peter Vance was then tried for receiving the gold watch stoleu by Caroline Brown alias Sarah Williams, from Christiana Khmans, which he sold in Orange street for $40. The proaccu "tion failing to show that the accused was cognizant that the property had been stolen, the jury acquitted him also on this charge. Trial for Burglary.?John Mo ran was then put on trial for a burglary in the first degree, in having forcibly en tered the dwelling of Mr. N. K. Anthony, No. 14 Grarn mercy Park, on the night of .the 30th July last and stolen glass ware, napkins, silver spoons, lie. On the part of the prosecution it was shown that some of the glass ware stolen, was subsequently disposed of by Morantothe proprietor of an oyster cellar. Lewis Lockwood, an accomplice of Moron's, testified that he and Moran were jointly concerned in the burglary. In behalf of tho accused, a step-sister of nis, testified that she gave him the glass-ware that was disposed of at the oyster cellar, and that the glasses had been in her possession for several years prior to that time. She also uverred that the accused was at home during the whole of the night on which the burglary was alleged to have been committed, and that he slept with his brother. The jury rendered a verdict of not guilty, afftr which tho Court adjourned until to-morrow morning. Trial of Polly IJoillne. Circuit Court. Before Judge Edmonds. Nov. 11.?The Court was further occupied, this day, in examining gentlemen who had been summoned on the jury panel, before " triers.'' The entire proceedings were totally barren of incident?the same routine of ex amination being gone through, in relation to the " for mation of opinion us to the guilt or innocence of the ac cused." The proceedings resulted in the swearing in of ting aside about 160 on the above grounds. two, after setting : Their names are Louis C. Divant, residing at 100 Ann street, builder, and William H. Conant. The Court adjourned about 9 o'clock last evening, to the usual hour this forenoon. U. S. District Court. Before Judge Betts. Nov. 11.? Case of Perjury?Straw Bail?Counterfeit rrs.? Robert Uritliths was nut forward and arraigned upon a charge of wilful perjury. The indictment let forth tliat 011 tlio 18th July, I84.i, a man named Ber hauk was arrested on a charge of having had in his pos session a quantity of counterfeit halt dollars and othei false coin, which he was engaged, in attempts to defraud the public by their circulation, iic., and was captured, upon which the prisoner went before Mr. Metcalf, Clerk of the United States District Court, and became bail for Berbank, swearing he was worth $3000 above his debts and demands, upon which he bailed out the prisoner Ber bank, who on getting his legs upon lree ground, gave Griffiths in return "leg bail for bis honesty," and ab sconded from the State. On enquiry, it was ascertained that the prisoner was nothing more than a " man ot straw," and the prosecution alleges that the false oath was taken with felonious intent. The prisoner pleaded not guilty. He is a plain looking man. fresh complex ion, sandy hair, and has a rather shrewd looking counte nance. Larceny.?Joseph S. Thomas was next arraigned on a charge of larceny, in having stolen from from the " Naval Hospital," Brooklyn, sixteen bank bills, value in the aggregate $258, on the 11th September last. Pri soner pleaded "not guiity." Thomas is quite a military looking person, who bears strong indication of having once belonged to the "Regu lar Army," and looked "eyes right" durixg his arraign ment. The case, it is expected.will go on this forenoon. Common Plena. Before Judgo Ingrnham. Nov. 11.?Kirby (a minor) vs. Ruton, et al?In this case, already noticed, the jury rendered a verdict for plaintiff? $75 damages nnd ?> cents costs. Joseph Cooley and wife vs. Israel Lewis. ? Slander.? This was an action of slander, to recover damages from defendant, for certain slunderous words alleged to have been uttered by him against the plaintilf, in the month of August last, in stating that Mrs. Cooley was " a thief and a bar," and in using other rather ungenteel expres sions derogatory to tnc character of Mrs. C. It ap peared that Mrs. C., one of the plaintiffs, is a respectable milliner, residing at "69 Hudson street, which premises belong to defendant,who also owns the adjoining bouse, No. 267. In the month of August last, defendant was engaged in repairing house No. 267, and sent o quantity of room paper there, which was mislaid, and having inquired about the same from Mrs Cooley, a misunderstanding arose, in the course of which the words imputed were alleged to have been ut tered. The defence setup was, that the paper in ques tion was left at plaintiff's house by mistake, and being used and pasted on the walls of her premises in the " wrong Lot," defendant became chagrined, and in a moment of irritation, used expressions in anger, ap plying them to the taking of tho paper. Adjourned over to this forenoon. Ketchum and Ketchum vs. IVickham nnd Hutchinson.? This was an action of trover, to recover from defendants, a quantity of lumber detained by them under a lien for freight, and the defence sot up that the party who con tracted the debt claimed, had duly settled it by sale of certain articles to defendant. Verdict for plaintiff, $275 damages and H cents costs. Superior Court. Before Chief Justice Jones and Judge Oakley. Nov. 11.-The argument calendar was taken up, and some of the cases threon, were proceeded with. Before Judge Vanderpoel. Hutchinson vs. Hull.?This tedious libel case is still Court Calender?This Day. Common Plaks?Nos. 73, 78, lift, 10, 17, 51, 57, 18, 177, 7, 101, 178, 1, 5, 16, 31, 46, 72, 74, 76, 87. Instruction of Missionaries.?A large and inte resting meeting was held in Park street church, on Sunday evening, preparatory to the departure of a num ber of missionaries, who are expecting to sail to-morrow for Southern India and Ceylon. After the usual intro ductory services, Dr. Anderson delivered the instruc tions. He read several extracts from a letter of Dr. Wilson, Bishop of Calcutta, now in F.ngland, to the So ciety lor tho propagation of the Gospel, which presented a very animuted review of the missionary work itrHin dostan " I may truly say," writes the learned prelate, " that the fields in India are w hite already for the har vest. Nothing, 1 believe, has been seen like it since the day of the apostolic Swartz, and perhaps not then ; nor any thiDg approaching it. An outburst of the native mind seems at hand." Dr. Anderson was followed bv the dev. Mr. Spaulding. who has been a member of the Ceylon mission for more than a quarter of a century. After giving tliem some ex cellent advice in respect to their future labors, he com mended them, with much feeling, to the (iod of missions, expressing the hope that he might soon return to his bu rner field, and cast in his lot with them for the remainder ot his days. The missionaries who go to Madura are the Rev Messrs. Herrick, Webb and Rendall, with their wives.? Those who go to Ceylon are the ltev. Messrs Howlanu and Fletcher, with thoir wives, and Miss Capel. They are expecting to sail in the ship Malabar, (.'apt. Freeman. ? Boston Traveller. Dmtructivjj Kirk.?The rolling null of Messrs. Janice and John t'.tiw, on u lot near the rtver Dela wuro, below the Navy Yard, took lire on Sunday night about 12 o'clock, ami was destroyed. The building was 100 feet in depth, and ft feet wide, and it contained ma chine* y of the heaviest description. Tho mill went into operation on Friday last, under the most prospeious cir cumstances. The loss on the building amounts to $2, 000, that on the machinery $1,000. There were no insur ance upon either. The lire was tho result of careless ness or accident. Two Indictments against Tikrki.u?The munici pal court was opened by Judge Washburn, at noon to day, and the grand jury returned H.) indictments. Two of them arc against Albert J. Tii rell, alias Do Wolf?the first charging him with the murder of Maria A. Bickford, and the second for setting tire to the house in which she was killed. Whoever hi rests him will not only he en titled to tho reward ol $1000 lately offered, but also to tho reward of $.'<>00 for tho detection of incendiaries, offered by the city authorities some months ago.?Bost. paper, Naval.?The U. 8 brig Dolphin, Commander Pope, is to sail from Nortolk in a few days for the < oast of Africa. Tersons desirous of communicating with their friends on cither of the stations for which the Columbia ami Dolphin are destined, will have their let ters tot warded, it sent in time, to tho Norfolk Beacon Otttcs Brooklyn Intelligence* Present AND Prospectivr Financial Condition of thk City.?The difference in taxation upon property between the cities of Brooklyn and New York, is now ten cents on the hundred dollars,eighty-six cents being the average rate in the metropolis, and the lesser sum within the domains ol its young aad nourishing neigh bor. The present permanent floating debt of Brooklyn is six hundred thousand dollars (which cannot be liqui dated until the year 1855) added to which there are judgments ngninst the city amounting to upwards of one hundred thousand dollars. The proposed workhouse will not cost less than fifty thousand dollars, and the new City Hall will at least be attended with anoutlav of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars more. In ad dition to these heavy sums, the following projects, es sential to tho welfare of the city, and necessary adjuncts to its growth, must ere long be adopted, and go into ope ration:?New 'police and watch regulations, $60,000: ward maps, $10,000; additional public schools and teachers. $70,000; two parks, $150,000; and a supply of water for the whele population, at least a million and a half of dollars. These estimates are made by one of the oldest iuliabi ants of the place-a gentleman well ac quainted with the aflUn and wants of the city?and one who has helil fer a long period a .igh position in its mu nicipal government. Independent of the items thus fur nished, an increased taxation must result from the esta blishment of a hospital ; and it is seriously contem plated to found a high school, in whieh a iiortion of the youth of the city may obtain a finished classical education and be prepared for collegiate stu dies. Such an institution will also add materially to the liabilities and expenses of tho city, and there are many who have become alarmed at these heavy prospective burthens, and reailv to oppose them with hearty zeal and determination, without calculating upon the correspond ing advantages which must be derived, and the ultimate and permanent benefits that will inevitably accrue to the whole body of the )>eople. A City Hall at Cast?A Late Session.? When we left the Common Council chamber of Brooklyn, at 10 o'clock on Monday evening last, there was but little pros pect of any action being taken by the members towards removing the secret session resolution in relation to the City HaU, or opening the long sealed budget of tacts which they have so carefully and cautiously kept from the view ol their anxious and complaining,constituents It appears, however, that some time after mindnight, and between that hour and two o'clock on Tuesday morning tip to which period the hoard remained in session?the City Hall subject was publicly discussed, and a resolu tion adopted by a strict party vote to accept the plans and specifications of Mr. Gamaliel King, the lately elected democratic member of the State Legislature. All that has now been done is for c mtract to he entered into with some of the numurouo builders who have applied lor the work, and this business will be attended to under the su pervision of the Committee on Lauds and l'laces. The iowost proposal as yet received for the erection of the hall is one hundred and thirty thousand dollars. Repeal Meeting.?A meeting of the members of the United lush Repeal Association of Brooklyn, took place at Sweeny's Hotel, in York street, on Monday evening, and transacted considerable business. The long existing differences among the several individuals composing this association are said now to be entirely settled, and barmonv and unanimity once more reign among the ora tors and leaders. We do not learn, however, that any very extraordinary success has attended their efforts to procure funds for the furtherance of the cause which they profess to advocute with so much devotedness, ener gy and zeal. Melancholy and Fatal Accident. ? A fine youtb, about seventeen years of age, named Charles Brown, a son of Mr. Lyman Brown, who resides at the corner of Main and Front streets, in tins city, fell, on Monday eve ning,through the hatchway of the store of Messrs. Trow bridge, White h. Co., 118 f'earl street, New York, with whom he was engaged as a clerk. While he was closing the shutters in the third story, he accidentally stumbled over something, and was thereby precipitated through the open batch? ay, falling upon his head on the first floor. His skull received a severe fracture ; and he was immediately conveyed to the residence of his parents in Brooklyn, where every means were adopted for his re covery, but in vain. He lingered until 10 o'clock yester day morning, wben he expired, having remained sense less, without auy intermission, irom the time of the acci dent. Yesterday afternoon, Andrew (lakes, Lsq., one of the Coroner's ol the ( ounty, held an inquost upon the body, when the abovementioned facts were elicited, and a verdict rendered in accordance with them. We un - derstund that Dr. Rawson, the New York Coroner, was on the point of sending to Brooklyn for the body of the unfortunate young man, that he might hold the inquest, when he was informed that death did not take place within his jurisdiction. Caction to Housekeepers?Last evening, between five and six o'clock, a well dressed man was discovered on the stairway ol Mr. Owen Colguu's house, having en tered by the private door, which had carelessly been left unlocked. Whan detected, he stated as his excuse, that he had been directed to gu thither by some person in search of an individual for whom he had some money ; ind Mr. C. being unwilling to have any trouble with him?or perhaps not doubting his assertion?permitted him to depart quietly. It is well known, however, that at this season of the year there are gangs of fellows who make it their sole business to enter the halls of dwel lings and steal whatever may be placed there. House keepers, therefore, cannot be too careful in keeping their doors constantly secured against such depredators. Catherine Ferbt.?Persons who are in the habit of crossing the river by this ferry, complain of the frequent delays to whieh they are subjected by the inattention or neglect of those who have the management of the boats. In regard to celerity of movement and rapidity of travel, the other ferries, with all tneir many imperfections and their higher charges for commutation, are infinitely pre lerable ; and the proprietors of the Catherine Ferry, who profess a desire to accommodate the public in every possible respect, ought to remedy this evil promptly, or they will inevitably lose many of their present patrons. Another Target Excursion.?The Columbian Rifle men, commanded by Captain Morris, proceeded to Jersey City yesterday on u target excursion, during which they were to partake of a dinner provided for them by Mr. Lynch, of the Thatched Cottage. Sudden Death.?Mr. Geerge Fuller, of Booklyn, aged about forty-tivo years, died suddeuly in New York, on .Monday morning. Ho was for some time in the employ of Mr. George Van Brunt, the former proprietor of the refectory near the Fulton Ferry, and up to the time of his death,with Isaac Burtis, the present proprietor of the same house. While engaged in attending to some busi ness in New York, he was taken suddenly ill and ex pired in two hours It is supposed that ho died in a fit He was an industrious, man, of temperate habits and social qualities, and much esteemed by all who knew him. Oil Contract.?The Brooklyn Common Council,!! nd ing that the oil which they last week contracted to pro cure from Mr. \V T. Hatch, for tho use of the city, will not be suitable for the wiuter season, adopted a resolu tion on .Monday evening, directing the Lamp Committee to ascertain and report upon what terms Mr. Hatch will consent to so change his contract, as to furnish the city during the ensuing six months, with winter bleached sperm instead of uubleached sperm, and with winter strained bleached whale north west coast oil, inateadfol winter strained whale oil, as designated in the original bargain, in connection with the subject of better light ing the streets, the Street Commissioner was, at the same meeting, directed to enter into contracts with a certain firm for furnishing lamps for State, Garden, Co lumbia, and Pacific streets, at $1 75 per lamp, and also to advertiso for proposals for the requisite supply of lamp posts for the same streets. Police Office.?1The charge of bigamy, which has been for some days pending against the colored man, Samuel Waring, was disposed of en Monday, by defen dant being discharged. Several witnesses were called, and among them the brother of the first wife,from whoso testimony it appeared that Waring conscientiously be lieved, at the time of his second marriage, that she was dead. He had likewise uniformly borne a good charac ter fer honesty, industry and sobriety, which operated greatly in his favor; and as it would have answered no good purpose, under the circumstances, to punish hin), ne wax set ut liberty. He will not probably repeat the offence, as it generally brings its own punishment witli it. The magistrate hesitated whether he should sen tence Waring to live with both wives. A Goon Move.?At the meeting of the Common Coun cil on Monday evening last, Alderman Powell offered a resolution to refer to a special committed to inquire in to the propriety of so amending the city or- dinances, as to abolish the unjust restrictions upon trade in the shape of heavy chaiges for license to conduct regular and law ful business, and that the committee be requested to repoit the result of their deliberations to thia board at their earliest convenience. The resolution was adopted, and Messrs. Powell, Crist and Macomber were appointed to institute the necessary inquirias. Dignified?if Trie.?It is reported that one of tho of ficiating magistrates of this county,in recently disposing of some small cases which had been presented for his ad judication, made a wholesale and violent attack upon tho public press, decrying its usefulness, ridiculing its inde pendence, and delying its power. It is a great pity he could not have been better and more creditably en gaged. A Humble Meal.?During the long and tedious pro ceedings of the Brooklyn Common Council on Monday evening, one of the democratic members being very hungry, and determined not to be absent from his seat during the struggle which took place on the City Hall project, ordered about half a bushel of aracIters to be sent to him at the Board, for the use ol himself and Ins coadjutors in that movement. The city lathers ol New York, who are accustomed to fare sumptuously in their toa and committee rooms, would nos have relished so humble and unsatisfactory a meal, and would have been greatly astonished to witness the appaient zest with which tho magnates of Brooklyn munched this hard and uninviting repast. New Public Room.?The large assembly room sdvci tiled in this paper as uearly completed, at tho Brooklyn Garden, will be opened to the public on Wodnesda) next, on which occasion a grand military and civic hall will be given, under the direction of Mr. D. J. Lucas. An Incendiary Secured.?A singular artiair oc curred at Stratlord, Conn., on the morning ol Sun day week Mrs. Wheeler, (site of Mr. Stephen Wheel er,) on rising very oarly, saw a light in the ham near the house. On going out to ascertain the cause, Mr. Wheeler found u man in the act of setting fire to the hay and straw upon the barn floor, lu attempting to seize him, a scuffle ensued, ami Mr. W. was thrown down. In the meantime, Mrs Wheeler came out with a Mil ol wa ter, extinguished the fire, and went to her husband ? aid. She broke the nail over his assailant's head, and after a good deal of exertion the fellow was secured. March or Science is Onward and Upward. Galvanic Oaiteis oio now advertised for sale in bl

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