Newspaper of The New York Herald, 1 Aralık 1845, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 1 Aralık 1845 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. lew 1 ork, .llomtny, Dec ilxr I, ifcl.Y Orrnti StfiMir., T 10 Cambria will be duo at Boston to morrow or next day, and if sho arrives at tbfe.proper time, and nothing alarming happens, a special express will be run to this oflV-e with her news. All claatea are looking anxiously Tor I jtor intelligence; that to come in the Cambria it likely to he of the highest importance. The H.'>er?U, which run aihore at Capo Race and put into St Johna, N F , left that port on the9th ult. for Liverpool. The injury to the ship is said to have been alight. 'i ;ic Britiania wili tail from Bostonto day. The special express which left thia city at three^uaiteri patt three o'clock yesterday afternoon, over the Lorg liland Rail Road, witli the mailt for the B., carried a large number of passengers, including Lord Metcalfe and suite, from i auaiU. The Greatness, Prosperity and Destiny of V>w York. New York is undoubtedly the most flourishing city ui ihe Loion?or in the world?and is still rapidly increasing in size and importance. Nothing astonishes a stranger so much as the continual bus Ue and business-like activity everywhere apparent In almost every street, munificent warehouses and splendid buildings are in progress of erection, at all seasons c i the year. The population is enormous. 4()C)7wK?U'r' /" "!e ,C CPn8US " counted to nearly -I k>,0U0; hut with its suburbs, it cannot be less than luilfa mi I,on-of these, 250,000 were probably born '"the cay and State-30,000 in New England ?^hn the Southern, Western and Middle States,' / j,000 hurope and other foreign countries. A very curious and singular state of society is here presented-?somewhat similar, however, to that ob served in Paris.^ The representatives of New Eng aru , or t e \ ankees," among us?the natives of ->ew i ork the comers from the great West?the Southerners, as well as the Scotch, Irish, English, T rench, Germans, Italians, etc., are formed into f-eparate and distinct coteries. Individuals com prised in these various divisions of human,ty, natu rally find ihcmselves attracted towards those whose bmh, nature, and prejudices are like their own. hus cliqmn are necessarily formed, and sectional, or national feelings kept alive for the promotion of peculiar interests. Notwithstanding this, however, the leading spirits of all parties amalgamate, and are united upon all questions of importance to the welfare of the city or the nation-although each dxque claims fee right to judge and act for itself. A ! great public opinion has been generated, grow ing out of the state of society which here ob tains, and controls the action of all parties This powerful conservative principle is the embodied I wisdom of the cotene,, who are finally compelled to obey its dictates. This is the peculiar and distinctive feature of so ciety in New 1 ork. No other city in this country possesses such a population-celebrated alike for its wisdom and virtue-its folly and philosophy. 'V7 l| StlUe ?' ,b'n?s 's apparent? il Ir1M!fcome the gri,nd cen,re from w hich all light i ad,alts. If a man of genius wishes celebrity he comes to New York. Here vocalists receive their diplomas, and artiitei of" all descrip tors must pass the ordeal of a New York audience before they can claim a position in their respective professions Distinguished authors publish their works here, and religious societies assemble every spring to celebrate their anniversaries. Politicians diplomat,, and divines, look to this great popular voice for its approval The President of the lotted states the members of the Cabinet, and he w o houses of Congress, court its favor. It is a well established truth, that in this country no one man can carry forward any great movement with out aid ol public opinion. It is the consoli dated wisdom ol the whole which produces pros perity, and crowns the efforts of genius with suc cess. The prosperity of this great city is owing to us peculiar population, which, as before remarked though divided into many classes, is united on all questions of vital importance. The population of New ^ ork is in fact a great Congress of nations eK however, another important feature in "ur society which exerts a vast influence. The newspaper press is highly conservative, and enters largely into the organization of the various c/imiet. the press has always been celebrated for the ability with which it is conducted, and the extraordinary in fluence. t everywhere exerts. The journals of other cities, though managed with skill, are of very little importance when compared with the journals of New \ ork. Many newspapers here, however, are the organs of the minor cliques, and advocate their peculiar views. But, though the editors of these journals seldom meet, and in most cases are entirely unacquainted with each other-though they qnarrel and fight about trifles, and insist upon the correct ness of their own opinions yet when a great move ment of importance to the welfare of the city or he nation is started by some leading spirits, th*y unite m pashing it forward in a spirit of harmony and good feeling. Occasionally, to be sure, one of hese gentlemen will get pugnacious, and being filled with conceit will defy tor a time this great public sentiment; but he soon learns good manners, and becoming docile, quietly submits to the popular will. has been clearly illustrated within a few months by the course of the party press in relation 'o many proposed city reforms and new questions of national policy. H ns New York is destined, at no distant ,*riod, to ri val init.i commerce, splendor, magnificence, wealth taste and refinement, the proudest and greatest among the cit.esof modern Europe. Wonderful has bet,n Progress-gigantic its strides ?,(TUB W1" b* final destiny. I, has not yet reached its culminating point, but is fast hastening towards it. The improvements which have taken place in the character and appearance of this great metropolis of the new world, within the last lew years, would astonish and amaze us, were time allowed tor reflection ; but change follows change in such quick and rapid succession-every day bringing some new wonder-that we cease to of w'hat has been done, in the ever vary ing e*ci*ment incident to our progressive state We seldom pause to look backward-we never re trace our stejtH but, with a firm reliance! in Pro? dence, and an assured conviction of success we look into the dim future with confidence, and m'arch onward to victory. There is a majesty m the silent Progress of popular opinion, among a free peopfe lV'rem:r a?'n,rat,on< commands*. tv?n,th,ng about us is changing. But the spirit which lingers around the tombs ot the fathers "? the revolution, has been transfused into the bo ;oiis of their sons ; and upon the foundations which hey have laid, a magnificent temple is rising, devo ted to Liberty and Genius. The morning is break ing in beauty and splendor. New York takes ihe lead in this glorions move "ltnt?her great thoroughfares teem with life and activity?the indomitable spirit and energy of a free i -ople in here manifested?Broadway, Nassau, Ful ?<>n, Wall, Pine, and Pearl street* are thronged with emntless multitudes, from the rising to the setting ?f the sun?nor does business cease till midnight.? The hum of voices, engaged in trade Hnd toil, is unceasing?the rattling car, transporting inerchan <i *>? and wares of all description*, is heard at every hour Magnificent and costly palaces? the abode of merchant princes?the white sails ot whose proud >, jofies glisten in every clime?have been, and are hi progress of erection, in the upper portion of the ? itV- Temples dedicated to the worship ot the Most Hiijh, are rising in justness and beauty of propor tion, to the heavens. All that luxury and wealth i !?nd to adorn and beautify, is freely lavished on m The immense warehouses of our merchants .. stored with the products of American skill and m/enuity, as well as the costly fabrics of other rimes. Competition?the life of trade?is so great, 11 i i,"'?Kls are sold at small profits, and thus iner < h . us, from all quarters of the Union, prefer New York to other cities, for the purchase of their goods. It ha singular fact, loo, that New York lias flourish ed anii grown great, without the aid ol a municipal government. We have, it is true, a Corporation? but their object seems to be to legislate for the bene" tit of themselves, and not for the good of the city. The only government we have, i8 the voice of pub lic opinion, and the newspaper press. Let us try to have another next spring. J uk Uscry Laws.?As the people of this Slate have, by an unequivocal decision through the ballot box, determined to have a convention to revine the Constitution, we would urge upon the convention taking up, at the earliest opportunity, the subject of t ie usury laws, as being one of the moat important questions that they can have before them. The pass ing of laws regulating the amount ot interest that a man shall reccive for the use of his capital, is an impertinent interference on the part of State, in ae private affairs of individuals, and is the fruitful source of a great amount of false swearing and ini quity, in our courts. If the State can interfere as a regulator between lender and borrower of money, and say that the lender shall receive seven per cent and no more in terest, it can on the game principle interfere between the merchant and the consumer, and say that the former shall not sell his goods at a greater advance from cost than a certain per centage, which it should deem an equivalent. Besides, the present usury laws are manifestly unjust. As the law now stands, a note which is usurious on its incipiency is void, not only in the hands of the person in whose favor it is drawn, but also void in the hands of a third party, notwith standing he may hive given the full face of it. The common law of this State, before the passage <>l the Kevised Statutes, made an usurious note void only in the hands of the person in whose favor it was drawn?this principle was incorporated into the Re vised statutes of 1830, and was the law until the year 1833, when the legislature, in the winter of that year, altered it and made it void in the hands of any person who afterwards should get possessed of it. This certainly is law, but not equity, in a com mercial community like ours, the carrying out of this principle is attended with a great deal of incon venience, and interrupts the course ot trade materi ally?it is customary in New York, for merchants to ' sell goods and receive negotiable notes in payment. As the law now is, the merchant, before parting with his property, must pursue the note through the dilferent ]>ersons from whom it hr s come to him to the fountain head, the drawer, and ascertain whe ther it is tainted with usury; he must do this, or run the risk of losing his property ; for when he comes to collect the note, he may find that it was usurious at first, and although he .vas not a party to it, the note is void in his hands and lie must loose his pro perty. This predeliction for the tinkering and med dling with atlairs of individuals should be put an end to, and capital, like every other species of pvo l>erty, should be allowed to regulate itself according to its value. Sometimes money, as at present, is not worth more than five per cent; at other times it may be worth ten, twenty, or perhaps forty. An individual having an opportunity ol invest ing .$10,000, or any other sum profitably, the loan of that sum is worth more to him than the common rate ot interest; and it being worth more, ' ',e con?equentlv is willing to pay more; but the sages of the legislature know his business better than he does himself, and direct that it is not worth I more than seven per cent, and in case of the lender i taking more, they threaten him with the loss of all. The usury laws, as they now stand on the statute book, are attend-d with no good effects; on the contrary, they merely impede the course of busi ness transactions, and are attended only with benefit ! to dishonest persons, who are glad of any pretence to avoid just and honorable debts; for no man of principle would object to paying a note, because he agreed to pay more interest than the law allowed. We would, therefore, urge upon the convention, the propriety ol taking up this subject at the earliest opportunity, tmd enher alter the l*w as it now stands, or which would be the better way, abolish it altogether Common Council -Both iwTs of the Common Council meet this evening, when it is expected that the policy of taxing non-residents, and prohibiting the storage of saltpetre in this city will be discussed in the Board of Aldermen. There will doubtless be a long debate in the same Board on the subject of the new $4 a day and roast beef city charter, the Board of Assistants at their last meeting having adopted some amendments to the bill, calculated to rob them of all their " honor and glory," besides the magisterial pickings, which at present fall to their lot. In the Board ot Assistants the report of the com mittee to whom was referred the petition of Bloom field, Bloodgood, and numerous property owners on the west side of the city, lor permission to lay down a railroad in Hudson street and the 8th ave nue, toj McCoomb's Dam, will, it is believed, be brought up for action. The movement in favor of dividing the 16th and some other wards, started at the last meeting will probably be carried in this Board, in Ihe meantime, measures of real importance are passed over. Mr. Dickens of Washington, Secretary or the Senate.?A few days ago, one of our Washing ton correspondents made some remarks, reflecting, in uncomplimentary terms, as to the position and po litical history of Mr. Dickens, Secretary of the Se nate. Had we seen these remarks before publica tion, we would have excluded them from our co 'umns. We kave known Mr. Dickens lor many years, ; and a more upright, competent, and honorable man, in every relation of life, does not exist. No doubt there are plenty of persons less competent, and many equal, who would like to get his place as Secretary of the Senate; but this is no reason why any injus tice fhould be done to a gentleman like Mr Dick ens, who has always maintained the character of an honorable und upright man in all his public and pri vate duties. Court of General Sessions.?The December term of this Court will commence at 11 o'clock this forenoon. Several cases of interest are expected to be tried during the present term; amongst which may be enumerated those of Smith, alias Honeyman, Miller,alias Cupid, and Davis,alias Collard, implead ed with Parkinson in robbing the barge Clinton of about <*34,000, in April last. There are also the trials of Madame Costello and Charles Mason for prodncing an abortion, and that of Mr. Trust for an alleged libel on L. C. Comstock; besides numerous others of less importance. Mail. Arrangements?The enterprise of the Post Office Department, in sending a special express to Boston with the mails for the Britannia, was a little unfortunate. It was contemplated to send the Somhern mail, due yesterday afternoon, by this express, und thus benefit the whole Southern ?om mercial community ; but neither the Southern mai' of yesterday, or that of the day before, arrived in time, and thousands of Inters, therefore, from New Orleans, Mobile, Charleston, &c. tec., will have to lay over till the next steamer, or go to-day in the packet ships. Election in New Hampshire?Another attempt was made on Saturday to elect a member to Con gress There were three or four candidates, in cluding Hale, a democratic anti-annexationiat. It is expected by some that he whs elected, because a great many whigs intended to vote for Itiui, on the principle that " half a loaf is better than no bread." Meetings of Legislatures ?To-day is an im portant one, in a legislative point ot view. Besides the meeting of Congress, the Legislatures of Vir ginia, Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Illi nois convene All thr States have a good deal of interesting business to transact. John Ross, of the Cherokee nation, has been alaotad an honorary membsr of tha Pannaylvaoia Huto rical Bociaty Important News from thk Pacific.?We have received, by the way of Vera Cruz, intelligence from Oahu, Sandwich Wands, to the 5th of Septem ber, Honolulu to theYst of September, and Tahiti to the middle of August.* " The accounts from Tahiti state that H.ft 'M. ship Collingwood, Admiral Sir Geo. Seymour, had arrived there and saluted the French-Protectorate flag. This is rather singular, and seems to in dicate that the English, in order to carry some point in the Pacific, have concluded to recog nise and tolerate the French aggressions in that sea. It is to be borne in mind that Sir Geo. Seymour has command of tlie English fleet stationed on the North Pacific coast, and to operate on the shores of Oregon, if need be. It is to watch this fleet that Commodore Stockton has just been des patched, in the frigate Congress. The U. S. ship Portsmouth, Commander J. B. ; Montgomery, was at San Bias on the 18th ult , to sail same day for Mansanilla and Acapu'co- She left Oahu, Sandwich Islands, Sept. 5th, Monterey, California, Sept. 30th, and Mazatlan, Oct. 16th. She lost one man by his tailing from the fore-yard to the deck. Mr. Francis Johnson, bearer of despatches from U. S. Commission, Hawaii, was a passenger on board. The U S. S. Levant, Commander H. N. Page, was at Oahu on the 5th of September, to sail next day for California and west Coast of Mexico. The U. S. S. Savannah, Commodore Sloat, was daily expectad at Oahu. The U. S S. Warren, Commander Hull, sailed from San Pedro, California, Sept. 6th, 1815, for Oahu, S. I. Liit of Officers attached to thk U. S. Shit Portsmouth: ? Commander, John 8. Montuomerv; Lieutenants, John 9. MUaroom, Richard Korest, YVood hull 8. Sc. he nek, Washington A. Bartlett; burgeon, Wm. Maxwell Wood; Asst. Surgeon, Charles H. Oakley; Pur ser, James H. Watemcugh; Lieut. Marines, Henry B. Watson; Act. Master, John Wilkinson: Midshipmen, Ed ward C. Grafton, Hunter Davidson, 'Wm. M- Gamble, Stanwix Gansevoort, Joseph Tarrish, James C. Heron, Daniel C llagunin, John H. Tillotson; Capt.'s Clerk, John E. Montgomery; Boatswain, Robert Whittaker; Gunner, Andrew A. Randell; Carpenter, George Wis ner; Sailmaker, David Bruce; Passenger, Master S. L. W. Montgomery. List or Officers attached to thk U. 8. Ship Levant.?Commander, Hugh N. Page; 1st Lieutenant, Robert Handy ; 2nd do., Joseph H. Adams ; 3d Acting do., Louis McLane, jr.; 4th do.. George W. Hamersley : Surgeon, Edward Gilchrist ; Purser, John B. Ritten house ; Acting Master, J. D Read; Midshipmen, Samuel R. Franklin, Edward Gordon. George W. Young, Ed ward H. Scovell, Charles Woolley, A. B. Abercrombie; Captain's Clerk, William V. Taylor ; Boatswain, John Dunderdale ; Gunner, 9 M. Beckwith ; Carpenter, John Green ; Sailmaker, William Bennett ; Purser's Clerk, James Wilder. Very Late- from Mexico.?The packet barque Eugenia, Captain Biscoe, arrived yesterday from Vera Cruz, whence slie sailed on the 5th instant. She brings no news of importance. Our corres pondent gives all the intelligence from the interior in his letter. All was quiet at Monterey, in California, on the 3<)th of September. A new Governor, with troops, was expected from Mexico, but it is doubtful wheth er the Government will send the force at present. The U. S. ship John Adams, Captain McCluney, was at V era Cruz on the 5th, to sail on the 8th. Vera Cruz, Nov. 6, 1845. Mexico at present is quiet, though there has lately been some tumultuous movement in Puebla, and a short time ago there was an alarm ol' revolution in Mexico during the night, which induced an immediate evacua tion of the theatre, but it appears that the alarm' was a false one. Much diversity of opinion exists on the subject of the Texas question ; some few opine that the Mexican gov ernment will not dare to acccde to the terms that the United States may propose, and that it is only trying to gain time, as its aoft'ers are in a most impoverished state, while the great number think the extreme penury o( the country will act as a sufficient inducement to sub mit to any terms that will prodHce funds enough to meet the actual most pressing exigencies. The country is in a most anomalous position; the go verntnent is central, though all the members of it are federalists; and it is presumed, indeed, fully expected, that u revolution is preparing for the beginning of the year,to upset the present system and establish federalism. The new tariff' is a little more favorable to commerce in some respects than the old one, but the greatest alter ation is still in contemplation, namely, to admit raw and manufactured cottons ot all descriptions, and to devote a part of the increase of the revenue towards the indem nification of the manufacturers. Baron Cyprey, after experiencing every attention from toe authorities, sailed on the 2d, in the British packet for Havana, where he waits instructions from his go vernment. The press is beginning to call the attention of the country to the nnequaf advantages which Yucatan enjoys over tbo other departments, but at the present moment it is not likely that the government, from its total absence of resources, will take any active steps in the matter, though no doubt there exists every inclina tion to put that department on an equal footing with tho rest. Business is dull, the goods for the lairs having gono forward ; money is extremely scarce and no conducta expccted for some time, consequently the exchango on the capital may be expected to reach a ruinous rate to those compelled to draw. Exchange on New York no minal; nothing to remit and therefore no takers. Religious Services at St. Petkrs.?Our report er has full notes ot the excellent sermon preached yesterday, at St. Peter's Church, in Barclay street, by the Very Rev. Dr. Power. We may give it to marrow. Theatricals. Par*.?Mill Delcy having recovered from her late ie' vere indisposition, appears thii evening aa Agatha, in Weber'i grand and romantic opera of " Der Freischutz.'" Mr. Gardner and Mr. Brough luitain the parti of Rudolph and Caliper. " Der Freiichut7." ii one of the wildeit and most thrilling operai upon the itage?it aboundi with delicioui and beautiful muiic, and interesting and roman tic situation!. New icenery, decorationi and coituraei have been prepared, and t'ie choruses well drilled in their respective rotes. Mr. O. Barrett, a popular and lomewhat celebrated light comedian, raakei his first ap pearance ai O' ' His Last Legi." A fashion able and crowded house will, undoubtedly, assemble to night. Bowkhv Theatbe.?Mrs. Shaw, the beautiful and high ly accomplished tragic actrcss, makes hor first appear ance thii evening at thii popular establishment, in her great part of Margaret KUraore, in " Love'i Sacrifice''? Mr. J. R Scott playing Mathew KUmoro, and Mr. C. Hill St. Lo. The evening'! performance concludes with the farce of " No Song, No Supper.'' Thii will be a rich dramatic treat. Ethiopian 8i:B?:.*ADicai. -These very talented and no vel muiiciam remain in tbii city for live nights longer, thus affording thoie who have not had the opportunity ol seeing and hearing them, further time for so doing. It will in all probability be the last chance for several months to come. The crowd that has nightly witnen ed their performances in thii city, is the best guarantee of the excellence of theirtalenti. There will bean en tire change of piece! during the present week. Alhamba.?Palmo'i Ethiopian Opera Company make their appearance thii evening at this delightful place of amusement, in the operatic burlesque entitled " Black Diibolo"-the music taken from the opera of " Fra Dia volo.*' Previous to the opera a grand vocal concert will be given. Ciactl.?Oonin, the clown, an engagement at the Bowery Amphitheatre, this evening. Goisin has been for the lilt lix or eight months with Rockwell fc Stone. He is said to be the only legitimate representative of Mr. Merriman now in the saw-dust line. Miss Nobthsi.l.?This charming and accomplished yonng ladjr, gives her first concert in thii city, on Wed neadav evening, at the Apollo 8aloon. She ii a most excollent vocalist, and deserves support. Sig. De Beg un, Mr?. 1-oder, Mr. J. A. Kyle, Mr. H. Marki, end Mr. Timm, render their valuable service! on this occasion. Move men ti of Travellers* The arrivali of yeiterday were more limited than any day during the past week Amkhica*.?J I'. Brooks, Diila.; T. L. Ringold, Wash, ington; Mr Peaiie, Phila.; L. C. Clarke, P. Richmond, J.Force, Washington. Aitok. Mad. ricot and daughter, Phila . Dr. Alvery, Charles Schlatton, per l.'tica, Chicago; F. Donga, I'hila , Mr. Gibbi, R. I ; E<f Dickerion. N. J.; J. 8 Bites, N. V.; J. H. Weed, Boston; George Kclham, do; J. Goodwin, Portsmouth; J. P. Hill, Boston; A W. Clapp, Portland; Dr. Ware. Boston; C. P. Ives, Lanslngburg; H. Taylor, Baltimore; P. White, Ithaca, W. Daviei, Baltimore; Mr. Lynear, Boston; N. Mean, Michigan. Citv ?Philip Jnstice, Phila ; F. Johnson, Sandwich Is lands, ((eo Bird, N. Y .; James Armstrong, Detroit; Ma jor McLean, British Army Fianbun.?W. Stafford, N. Y : C. Bale. Poaghkeepsie; lames Clarke, Bolton; J. C. Vandtirpool, Buffalo; C. 'Greene, Louisiana; 1 heo Bil l, J White, Phila. Globe -Chaa Hulse, W Wolcott, P. McCall, C H. Hither, Phila , J Tucker, do. Mowabd.?James Robin?on, Attleboro; Cnpt Pierce, Troy; H Green, Columbia; A S. Green, Phila; Peter llickard, Montreal, Pnttercon, do; Capt Balfour, do; W Coll is, do. R. Hatterr.le, U S A.: W. B Kendall Bos ton; W. (J. Unison, BOtimoie; Major Bradley, Mass ; Meiirs. Mitchell and Hill, Montreal; W Vanuam, Alba ny; James Maaon, Biltinwie, Thomas O Goole, Boston The exports Irom Ohio, ot its various productions, are expected to reach 910,000 barrels dour and pork, cattle, wool, fcc , amounting to ftll ,000,000 ; and this is regarded si a low aitlmate c| inteillgrnr*. M>R tHI BaiTAMNI*. vesta rdav 11 vr> thousand totters hail been received ai tne Post Offl/a in tHia city, intended for the?rlJ. tanuia which sail? from Boston to-day- Thedispatch the Post Office clerks is highly creditable to them. Thk First Snow of thk Skason.-?Wewokeupearljr vj&tarday morning, and, looking out of our window. .aw ?h?l?vements whitened with snow-not much mow, but enough to give evidence that it had bean snowing. Aa our aentimantal friand would .ay, ?? The angel, had spread a carpet thick enough to leave their uoon " How many glorious thought, and hope, the first S' of the Reason bring with it! Dim visions of clear, cold atar-lit lights, a well trodden snow, prancing steed., Mack evel Kin*, buffalo robe., and the marry Jingling of sleigh-bells rise up betoraour mind', aya. Coma on, old W?nter'?we will hug thee closely, and tot the. know that we do no fear thee with thy biting air ; for this evei changing variety of .ea.on u our life. A dull monotony would make u. seek our latter end. Rnnmav of Mi. Pre*.?Mr. Peck, the agent of the celebrated inogician Herr Alexander, left this city and arrived in Philadelphia, on Thursday evening tost, for the purpose of making arrangement, for an exhibition there Ou arriving at the foot of Walnut street, Mr. Peck left his trunk oa the wharf, while he went in ????* ol a cat. driver. On returning with ona, ha lound hi. trunk none, containing considerable money, clothing, l. The next morning Mr Peck found the porter who had carried the trunk, and it wa. traced to the U. 8. Ho tel They here found that tha person who brought it there had left with the trunk. Tlmy were followed to another hotel, where tha trunk wai found to possession of a man who goea by the namo o 'ft* merly known as a notonou. punnel thief in this city.? Ha was forthwith arre.tod, and tha property with the exception of sixty dollar., and i suit of clothing, reco vered Blocking it thk Sids-Wai k s.-It 1. with great In convenience that a perion can pnsa through the m?rcft"; tile portions of our city, owing to the ' beggarly account of emnty boxe.," which 1. am>ad upon the aide-walk. At tint season of tha year, whtii bn.lne.. i.dull, wo do not see the necessity of the.e obstruction.. And, what is more provoking, ft large number, and, in fact, a ma jority of those which lie over from day to day, Iire en tirely empty, and are merely placed there for the pur. pose of making This senseless practice ^serves the condemnation of all re.poctable merchant., and we would call upon the police to enlorce the law which has been enacted for the preservation of our citizens shin., toos an 1 coat-tails. Siiamk Shame! Shame '.-There i? a man, by the

name of Michael Conner,now in the county pn.on, J2 Mil ridg? street, placed there lor costs of court?amounting to twenty-one dollar.. Thi. man L a sailor, and perfectly de.titute, as may be seen from the report of the last grand Miry. And wor.t of all, he is very ill-has no medicine, and no physician-the county physician ha. been applied to on inoro than one occasion, and refu.e. to noma, lay ing in reply to the mesienger, ?' that the county will not pay him f" Doei tha community know this 1 Si baling Umbrellas.?Umbrella, in thii city, and al most every where elie, are regarded a. common proper ty It Is a commou practice to .teal them whenever their use would be beneficial. If a person is green enough to set one down In a rainy day, for a moment, in a hall otlice, bar-room, or other place of resort, when he is a little more likely to com? up missing" than any other way, and the owner is | obliged either to purchase another umbrella, steal one, or run hi. chanee of "dodging the drop.." Thi. i. a most rascally practice. A man', umbrella l. as much his pro perty as his hat or coat, and one might as well be stolen Ls the other. A good plan fer the preservation o um b re lias, is to hare the owners name written on the inside with white paint in large letters. A few suite for petit larceny might also prove beneficial to the umbrella stealing community. Camphine.?We are informed that this article has lately risen some 50 per cent more in price than it aver was before ; and- the shop-keepers are loud in their com plaints. The only remedy they havo is, if the inanutac tureis combine to keep up the price to an unreasonablo amount, for them to establish a manufactory of it them selves, and drive the monopolists out of the market. A little competition would soon bring it from its present price of 6s. per gallon to 3s., at which sum, we are in formed, it can be made, and give a fair profit. Brooklyn City Iutt>lllgenc?. The Rev. Henry T. Cheever preached a doctrinal ser mon yesterday ufternoon in the vestry room of the church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn. His text may bo found in the llth chapter of Job, 8th verse. This gen tleman advertised himtelf as a missionary returned Iroin the Sandwich Islands, where he has been for the pur pose of converting the inhabitants of thoso regions to his faith It is very strange that these returned mission aries seldom Beem willing to give the public an account ol the success they have met with in making conver sions. We know many persons who went from this city yesterday to hear Mr. Cheever relate hn missionary experience. They were disappointed, however, and abliged to listen to a dry doctrinal discourse. A Sabbath, amp a SirrosEP Thi??\?Yes. terday afternoon, a tolerably well dressed and decent looking man, entered the bar-room of the rranklin House, and offered for sale a silver pencil case, which, ol course, on so sacred a day, was not purchased by any oae in that establishment. The fellow took good care, however, to make a profitable speculation, as he took a way from the premises two valuable umbrellas?one ot them the property of the much esteemed proprietor and publisher of a Brooklyn newspaper. Officer. Bird and Wright were-as soon as the theft became knowu-dc spatched in pursuit of the offender; but they did not suc ceed in finding him. An Imprisoned Vej.el.-U may be recollected that, a short tima ago, the schooner "Samuel P.Brown," ot Virginia, camo into oplli.ion with a Brookiiaven schoon er? tho consequence of which was very considerable in jury to both vessel.. The Southern craft was alleged to be in error, and a suit was commenced to recover dama ges thei efor; which resulted in the whole difficulty being submitted to the arbitration of referees mutually chosen by the parties litigant. The "Samuel P. Brown," being moored on the Brooklyn side of the river, wa. taken pos session of by the sheriff of King', county, who appointed Mr Abraham S. Wright a. hi. deputy, until the claim was satisfactorily adjusted. This was in a voir ?hort time accomplished, by an award being made in favor ot the plaintiffs for the sum of one thousand and eighty dollars. Repeal Meeting.?After the interesting proceedings which will attend the laying of the corner .tone of Freeman's Hall this afternoon, a Repeal Meeting will be held in one of the public rooms in that vicinity, at which it is expected a great number of person, will be present and many eloquent nddres.os delivered. Juny Duty.?The many gentlemen who will be sum moned as grand and petit juror, to attend tho Courts which will be opened, for the December ses.ion, thi. morning, in King, county, have a decided advantage over their neighbors in New York, who may be similar ly situated, as each individual upon whom such a requi sition may be made, and who are not exempt or excused from the duty, will receive a certain per diem compen sation for the .ei vice. and los. of time which be may de vote to the service of the State, in such capacity. It is a grievous wrong that resident* of tho metropolis, who are compulsorily placed in a like predicament, are not 1 equally well an I liberally provided for. Police Matters.?The city of Brooklyn was ye.ter day unu.ually quiet, and wa did not hear of any breach es of the peace which required tha appoarance or inter position of police magistrates or officers. At a late hour on Saturday night, however, two vagrants were arrested for improper conduct in the streets ; one of them being a well clad and good looking female, who was taken in to cu.tody by officer Piatt Powell; and the other a poor shirtless and forlorn looking wieteh who was plaeed by some humane citizens in charge of Mr. Pclletrau, keeper of the public cells. Sudden Dealii.?Yesterday morning,Mr. Oideon Kim berly Waring, a son of Henry Waring, Esq., one of the oldest and most wealthy inhabitants of Brooklyn, and brother of the Corporation Dounsellor, died very ?ud denly at hi. father's mansion in Fulton street. His re mains will be interred to morrow afternoon. The New Citv Hall.?It is not generally known in Brooklyn that the new City Hall, (upon which workmen will this morning commence operations,) will be in the centre of a triangular park or enclosure, the railings of which will take the place of the unsightly board fence which has so long surrounded the foundation stones that are now to be removed. L?arin? Attempt at Murbrr.?A few days ago, a daring attempt to murder a whole family was ; mn<le near the Shot Tower in Jefferson county. A Mr. Kennedy, who i* purchasing slaves, put up some day* previous at the home of an old man named Phillip* He hired a homo from Phillip*, and wa* looking over the country for ilave*. One day when he came back to Phillips houie, a youn^ man wa* there, who had Home time before been ompioyed by Mr Phillips to do some woik During the evening, Phillips asked Ken edy how lie hid succeeded in getting slaves, to., from which it is supposed that the young man heard that Kennedy was u slave-dealer, and suspected him to have money. When they went to bod, Kennedy and the yonng man weru put in ono bed, mid Mr. Phillips end ii is * Tic occupied the other bed?both bod* being in th<> same room. About an hour alter they had retired to bed, the young man got up, went out In the yard and got nn axe, with which he *truck Kennedy on the head, knocking him senseless. He then went and struck the old lady, Mis. Phillips, on the head also, and knocked her senseless. liaising the axe the third time to strike the old uian, he accidentally awoke; teeing the raised axe, he jumped up and leceived the blow in hi* side, tin, however, seized the young man, and after calling Kennedy eight or ten times to help him, Kennedy came to hH tenses, and leaped out of bed, and with the aid of a daughter of the old people's, they succeeded in securing the scoundrel, and he i* now lodged in jail? The olcilady is still in a critical state, but, it if thought, will recover. The villian's name is unknown.?Aftssnu Han, Nov. W. Dkstrttctjvr Firr in Albany.?Op Friday even ing, about 10 o'clock, a lire was discovered in the i building at the corner ol Colonie street and Broadway, occupied a* a grocery store by R. Wallace. It wa* ex tinguished? as was supposed?without any material | damage being done. It was suggefted that a watch be kept during the night for greater safety. About I'] o'clock, however, the person in charge becoming lati* fied that all danger was passed, left tne store and went home. The fire broke oti'. again at .1 o'clock, and made clean work. The building wa* entirely destroyed, os wa* the one adjoining in Broadway This la*t was well Ailed with a ttock of tobacco, owned by Mr. T. Mtllwell. , The entire stock wa* burnt. On Colonie (treat, the fire reached and daitroyed a imall frame building, alto the dwelling hou*e of Mr. Wallace. tteveral other hoaie* were much endangered, but were laved. Unknown Man Found Frozki* to Dkath.? On ."Saturday morning an unknown man was found frozen to death in the ice, on Young'* wharf, near Warren Bridge, Boston He had on gray aati net dress coat, bl*ck broadcloth vast, double breast ed, daik colored striped pant*, atripad cotton thirt, red and white woollen comforter on neck, thick boot*, foxed?a bundle tied in it cotton handkerchief wa* found near tha body?it contained a striped shirt, spotted (ilk hdkf, pair brown woollen socks, pair gray satinet pant*, pair blue cotton overhaul*. Ha i* supposed to be about 4> years old?about 0 feet S Inches in height-had light 1 brown hair, vary short grey whisker*, aandy complex , ion No papar* of any kind waia fouud on niaa I Acconut of the Went Iter. [From the Porland Argus, Nor. 88.] Th? weather moderated yesterday morning, ud a ] (nit quantity of rain fall in the forenoon. About noon ' a strong gale commenced from South-east, which blew with great violence during the afternoon. Awning* m ere raut to shreds, and chimnies blown ('own at a puff'. A strong brick chimney, on the roof of the brick built' ing in Exchange street, in which ia our counting room, was taken off even with the roof, and the brick* hurled into the street, to the imminent danger ot the pedestrians there. A chimney was also blown from the rool of Jones It Hammond's store, near the head of Long wharf. The chimuey of Rufus Cash man's store, toot of Exchange streot, was llown down, and the balastrade of Wiuship Jt Paine's store was blown off. It muit hare boen very severe for vessels on our coast, but we trust that each found a shelter in some one of our numerous harbors.? Many et them came to anchor in our harbor and the roads below. At 6 P. M., it was " calm as a summer's morn." [From the Augusta (Me.) Age, Not. 83 ] A South-east storm set in yesterday morning with a heavy fall of rain. Towards noon the wind increased rapidly, and during the afternoon blew a perfect gale, the rain for the most part ot the time falling in torrents. We fear that serious disasters will occur at sea to the nu meroui vessels that have lately sailed for Southern porta. This large fall of rain will probably occasion another rise in the Kennebec,very little less than the recent great fre shet. Slating upon the roofs of buildings, and fences in every direction were made to yield to the lury of the wind. [From the Albany Atlas, Nov. 29.] We shall soon have a bridge of ice across the river, should the present weather continue. This morning the river was filled with floating ice, and the basin com pletely coated over. Flour in immense quantities is yet afloat, notwithstanding the enormous shipments to New York Jduring tho present week. What shall be done with It ? There is no room in the storehouses?even the docks will soon be incapable of holding more. Our towing companies are making up for low prices, and active competition which worked hard against them during a part of the summer. They now tow lleets of ca nal boats at thirty-five dollars a boat, to New York. Never was the Albany Basin so litorally crammed with boats. A person may walk over the bridge of boats tiom the dock to the pier; although the cargoes of dozens of them are daily discharged, still there appears to be no diminution. The great western channel keep* pouring in the produce. [From the Buffalo Advertiser, Nov. 28.J The weather during the week has presented decidedly a winte'ish aspect. We have had the only snow storms of the season, and the gronnd has been"iroron harder, much, than at any time during the fall. Navigation upon the lakes and upon the canal must soon be brought to a close. A vast amount of business has been transact ed during the last six weeks, which has swelled the re ceipts upon the public works of this State to an unpre cedented sum. We have almost sleighing now. The snow fell during yeJterday to the depth of a few inches or more, and many there were who were out with their cutters and bells, trying the experiment, at least. [From the Roohester Democrat, Nov. 27 ] About lour inches ol snow fell to day, and tho weather this evening is freezing cold. Under the present tem perature, navigation cannot remain open longer than to morrow. The boats are all seeking tn??ir western quar ters, and no clearances for flour or produce, have been issued at the Collector's office to-day. Nashville, Nov.91, 1845. Travelling Stuthward-Citiei en Route-NathvilU-Qov. Urown ?Congressional Electim-Theatrical,, <J-c. Whilst a Philadelphia!!, 1 occasionally contributed to the columns of your journal?now that 1 am a Tennes ?ean, (though only of a fortnight', residence, 1 claim that appellation) may I not now and then while away a soli tary evening in retailing, for the amusement of your rea ders, a portion of the news and gossip which forms a sta pie product of this city? I draw conclusions absolute from former favors shown me, and commence. A month since, I made my exit from the "cool, calcu lating, money-making" world of the East, and started out to go oft to the highest bidder west ol the mountains. ^chose the route to Pittsburg by the way of Baltimore and Cumberland, and with no recordable adventures, ar rived at the great city of smoke, after a pleasant jour ney of two and a half days, including a stop in Baltimore of sixteen hours. This i. a shorter, and cer 4 ? itr a much more asrroeable route than that generally takerthrough PoiXrvani., and judging from tho yo^ha^e^ot ^ited PUUbur^Vince'rhe^re^fl^ you of ruins you now behold a splendid array of ware houses and private dwellings, which for regularity and WTiASSS: .U" p igggsiifi. buildings magnificent, and many of the P?**4? dwellings nlar?e L"wealUi and population is. enormous ; It now ?^"saOTs1 paTied in* beauty ot architectural structure, by that '?'Xi chirch.. ..J n.?.. S ? i,,ok fat and well dressed, and are proviaeu w?u churches of three different denominations to W0"^1P 1 arrived at Louisville on Sunday morning, audit^was literallv a spectacle worth seeing to meet such a num SSrsfsrs aarifi x^apfs.s's-'sr!-'; Has conclusive argument against that fanatical and disor ^Vwm^o^CUv\nVa^t me conduct yoil by stage through th? ?st fertile portions of Kentucky and Tennessee, over a tolerably good road of one hundred and seventy ??n rnilan to Nashville, and our journey is ended. Ar rive?at NashvUle, 1 enga ged permanent board a. a new and excellent hotel, called the " Sewanee House," and "Nalv^U Sud" on an elevation unon the sz sus mkh place of its population in the Union. In this respect I aUJwWlSff "owlme dr.. middle height. and rather stout. A phrenologist would frfmlrt the share of his head, which is wall developed and balanced. Somebody has said that vanity '* **?"". ble in Kieat minds?let me then apologise for Gov Brown On one subject, however, it gives mesatislac tion to attest the unwavering democracy of this grea man, and that is, hi. adherent to the Kr?nd pnneipl. of annexation. Since hi. election, 1 should searched the Scriptures to tome purpose ; for Pr??l'"S ?Tc'c.u'r.'thi ??>?? only consented to annexation ^nthoM tormii. Kx tiovemor Jones still remains in the citj. The locofoco party h.rei. in a f ?Vtft?d ?ataa ?lartion of Turney to the Senate ol the United States. The lival loco candidate, Mr. Nicholson, though defeat ed is hard to die. His groanings through tho columns ?h. Union, (which ha adits,) serve to amu e the public while no other excitement takss their atten t on When you reflect on the expressed opinion of the defeated candidate, that the office should be filled ontjr Lv the most gifted of creation, you can have an idea of tWnatTve modeaty of the editor. The whigs too, I con fess are too sanguine on account ol his defeat. As far as 1 can judge, Turney is imbued with principles us much antagonistic to their own as Mr. Nicholson, and the only good it can do the party, is in the disaffection of Anelection for member of Congress, to fill a vacancy, comes off here in a short time. The prominent name* ol the whig party are Edwin H Ewing and O W Barrow Tha former gentleman is one of the most prominent and eloquent members of the bar in this city, and tha latter is already known to the public in his capacity ol attache to a Europeon Court. Mr. Ewing will probably be norni nated?in other words, appointed?for the locos make no opposition in the First District In the way of social amusements, this city is unequalled, rarties abd balls are given nightly, aul the; P*?P'J ??** seem to " live to laugh " The sablei harmonists and Ethi opian serenaders are also hero, and, as the bills eapress it, " can't get away yet." They are all the lagajsmong the Hit*, and their performances are nightly crowdea. I'eople buy tickets for the entire season, in order to se Theatricals are at a discount. Foster hasi Just closed an unprofitable season, though ha triad b w oat mate and novelties The only night which Bnd the fashionables, was for ,ttractione. The then tha Oovernor and bis lady ware t th#Btr, th? O ld Fallows have purchased the 1#n,^,n and conceit town, and intend to convert to increase house, an arrangement which ?? i their finances considerably. ^ ^ , , for th# The weather here is yNorth . | mppose, however, bracing atmosphere o # ieMon of Indian summer, and that **can shortly look for ? more congenial tern perature. - Improvembnt* in Albany. The new dock toufh Hamilton atreet, is in a rapid state ol completion. 2.1 HI] UStors expect to finish It by the 10th of January. Tt will be a great convenience to the merchants in that iaotion end will relieve tha plarol much pressure which h.. bean experienced there heretofore. Sorte ei|ht or Tan feet of water will bo found alongsida the new dock, wMch win ba quit, sufficient fo?.lth.rth. ...tern schooners or Hudson riv.r steamboats, that will be crowding tha new wharf tha next saaaon. *4U*ny Argus, No*.* 9 Police Intelligence. Nov. 30.? Oruinl iMrcnty?Stolen, on Saturday night, by a mulatto boy by the name uf Kdwurd II Mervin, $134, belonging to Stephen B. Nichola, of sloop Anu. Several of the bills were $10, & and 3, of tbe Bank of Hartford, Coun. This boy has a mother living at New ark, where he possibly may be lound. Petit Larcenies.?Wai. II Thompson, wai caught steal ing poultry front Washington market, belonging to C. Stiinghain?locked up. Ann Murray ,*u charged with stealing from James Carson?committed. Harriot Martin " iloped" with $1, belonging to Peter Grant-" nabbed," and entombed for trial. John Faucett, caught agniu trying to soil tv/o coats ; one i< a very good olivo green cloth dress coat, with bright buttons ; tne .jthor inado of Kentucky jean. An owner wanted; apply to the Chief of Police. Kllen Ann Riley, detected in the act of stealing crock ery from Peter Caim, 394 Grand street. Jlrrntofa Convict.?Officer Wm. H Steven*, brought on from Pniludelphia, yesterday afternoon, on a requisi tion, the notorious Jerry Spriggs, who was sentenced some time since far two year* to the Penitentiary, for several larcenies, hut very soon escapod. The black rarcal will be sent back to serve out his time, with the addition of a heavy chain and log attached to one of hit l?g?- , , Jl Dtvil Jlmong the Tailor?.?A motley dres<ed little woman appeared in the Police Office yesterday after noon, in a terrible rage, her eyes twinkling like bells of Are, and her tongue darting in and out of her mouth like a rattlesnake, followed by two other women, one of whom was the guilty party, in custody of policeman Far ley ; when at it they went, tooth and nail, tongue and tongue, until called to order by the magistrate. Justice Osborne.?Well, what's all this disturbance about ? Littlk Woman commenced, looking very fierce?I am the lawful wife of my husband, Robert l .iulkner; my man's a tailor; we live at 329 William street. Maoisthate.?There, stop, stop, stop?what charge do you make against this woman 7 f Little Woman?Well, your honor, if I must toll you, why I must?I left the house this afternoon to go down town with some work; on returning to my room 1 found the door locked, when, upou putting my little finger in to the key-hole I tound the key inside, aud on looking through the hole I there v.iw this nmty suit ([minting to Mary Liddy) laying in bed and my husband giving her brandy out of a "rum" bottle. Maoist.?Well, what of that? that's bo crime, my good woman, in this State Little Woman ?Oh! heavens! Mr. Judge, if thats no crime what"State" must I find her in to have her punished ?a nasty, dirty beast^ I could tear her eyes out, that I could. Macist.?Well, Liddy,whftt do you say to thi?charge) Liddy?I didn't do it:*what she says is not true, and ill make her suiter for it, for taking away my charaoter, in tbis way?I don't want her ninth part of a mail, any how. Maoist.?(Looking aroud the office)?Does any one know this woman, Mary Liddy, t o be a common prosti tute? When up stepped a motherly lookiug woman a friend of Mrs. Faulkner's,who declared this Mary Liddy to be a bad (.woman, "for," to use her expression, "she was caught in the samo trick with another tailor in New Jer sey, some time ago." Whereupon this testimony mixed up with the present facts, tho Justice took her affidavit and sent Liddy up for six months repentance in the peni tentiary. Littlk Woman?If you please, Mr. Judge, I want to punish my hut baud. Maoist.?Oh! that cannot be done?but I think yon have strong grounds for a divorce. Littlk Woman?Yes, that I'll have if 1 die for it And she left the office in haste, evidently determined to give her husband a small piece of her mind, and no doubt this gallant knight of the shears is destined to receive many an interesting lecture, fully equal to any of Mrs Caudle's. " A Singular Case of Forgery ."?Under this head, the Sunday report for the Herald, made, no doubt, from tho best information in reach of your reporter, is inoorrect. The " forgery" is believed, by many of the best citizons of Chenango and Otsego counties, to be no forgery at all ; and this may account for the supposed violation of the law by Mr. Commissioner Southworth, in admitting Mr. Harris to bail, and the respectable merchants of his town, South New Berlin, not " New South Berling," bailing him without hesitation. Proceeding* were ta ken at the Police here, in this business, on the positive oath of tho complainant, that the draft was a forgerv. ? Measures are taking to bring out the facts, aud to cofleot the draft. Justice. Ethiopian Sercnaders. ? Paling'* Opera House.?We have much pleasure in snuou'-citig to the public the re-eugagetneiit of the Op*ra Home, by Germ>n, Stauwood I'elham, liarriuuon and White, for a very limited num ber of nights the present week. Thev will open this evening rich find melodious, and intend to devote each evening to new developments of their diversified powers. Their reception last we<k exceeded their utmost expectation*, and this re-eiigagem-nt is. it m?y besaid, at theearuest sclici tatiou of their numerous friend*. Consumptives, Llvel-Haitlnys1 Compound SYUUP OF NAPHTHA, for the care <f Consumption, and all Luug Complaints?for sate >t 173 Division st , op. Ludlow To the Public?Having seen a statement In the Jl las, Mercury, and other Sti'id.iy pipers, in which ureat injustice is done Mr. Isaac Ke n;v, the geath man who was in company with the ladies arrested by mistake ou Saturday momiug. they not being the p rsous by wh in I wis assaulted, nnd for whose arrest I had a warrant issued, 1 legret very much that such an accident occurred and am extremely sorry ii has appeared before the puOiic, as I now discover that I uev er saw the ladies before the evening on which the fcuipue Bill took pi <ce. 1 mtibe this statement, ai it is the only iepi ration I cau mike Mr. Keuuey and the pnhiic EDWARD JCAOF.R. Tills Day Is published, price flfty cents, the third editionthe Apocrsphal New Pistsmeat?containing all the Goipels, Kmsti-s aud oltter pieces not iuclud-U in the New Ti staoieut. This work ha? he-n suppres-ed in t-glnid. and variou" p irts of the Continent for a uumber of year j, as not be ing orthodox: such ii lis scarcity and value that it is only lo bj found hi thelibraiies of Colli ges .uid Seminaries of the gr? at est repute, lo those countries, tie person dtre reprint this wink, although eagerly sought for. withi ut teadering them selves liable :o puns aud penalties from the eeeletiasiicil au thorities. Th s fact baa canted the demand for the present edition. Published by Wm. Taylor, 3 Astor House, New York; Taylor, Wilde Sc Co .Baltimore. Fine Green an I Black Tea.?Very superior Oolong 4s, extra fiue do, #?, Young Hy ou, superb articles, Is. is m d6s, atthe wiioUaale aud rttail stores of the Cant <n Tea Compuiy, 163 Greenwich street, near th* corner of (^ourl landt street, aud 121 Chatha n street. bi tween ratsrlsad Roose velt. This u the oldest and la geat Tea < at lisinent <u Ame ica. '1 heir r nutation for upright deslisg. at.d for the very Ish qu ility ? I their too da. :.tan .s. aud douhtl s* will forever stand unrivalled We earnestly recommend families, coun try merchuiU and the whole public, to this very respectable establishuieut. Philadelphia Agentfor the Herald, Zleber ll CO., 3 Ledger Builduig, Thiid street, who receive subscri bers, and have single copiea for sale Maily nt t o'clock, nil tin N?vl?atlon vl tnr otiio Kt?*r. Placet. Slat', of Rivr Pittsburg. . .Not. ifi. - 4 tt. scant'in the channel. Wheeling.. .Not. 18 rtj feet and rising. Louisville. ..Nov. 23 ;> teot'J inchos in channel Cincinnati,. ..Not. 94 li ?er:' on flats ami ham MONEY MARKET. Sunday, Wov. 30?ft P.M. The stock market, during tho week just closed, has been comparatively quiet. Notwithstanding the im provement in quotation* for some of the railroad stocks, transactions have been limited, and a disposition to wait the movements of Congress has been very general ly exhibited. The public mind hits, within the pa*t month, experienced a very decided improTement in re lation to the effect of the l'resident's Message upon com mercial affairs generally, and upon stock operations in particular. A few weeks since, quite a panic was created in the stock market, by the impression that diffl" culties with Great Britain, in relation to the Oregon question, were sure of being produced by the tone of the Message and the action of Congress. It is now sup posed that a very great change has been made in the complexion of the Message, by the recent advices from Europe, in relatien to the tariff, which will moderate th language of the Executive regarding Oregon, and perhaps bring about a very important im provement in tue commercial affairs of both nations. In anticipation of a more speedy settle ment of this boundary question by Congress, negotia tions between the Secretary of State and the British Mi nister, have been suspended. The return of the pre sent Minister has been reported within the past day or two, and it has undoubtedly had some ef fect in political and financial circles, where the cir cumstances of hi* appointment were not known. Mr. Pakenham was sent to thi* country a* Minister at the commencement of the moTement hore in relation to the annexation of Texas. He was selected for the office, on account of his intimate acquaintance with Mexican affair*, and it wa? so considered by him. Upon hi* arrival here, he did not think of remaining more than six months, and all his arrangements since, have been made for a departure at any moment. He antici pate* ? recall at any time, but ha* not, as yet, receiTed an official summons to return. It is possible, that the action of Congress upon the Oregon queition, may re quire a resumption of negotiation; and in that ease, there is Tery little doubt but that a special minister will bs sent out for that purpose, and the present minister recall, ed. Should n resolution, giving the required notioe for the acessation of the mutual occupancy ef the Oregon terrl tory pass both of Congress, and reoetae the sanc tion of the President, actiTe negotiation* must be imme* diately resumed and some arrangements made, or boun dary agreed upon, within the year stipulated. Unless some understanding is arrived at between thu two go vernments by or before the expiration of the neceasary notioe, difficulties must grow out of the question If we pass a resolution that our claim to the A4 40. is indisputa' hie, and that we no longer agree to a mutual occupancy below that line, we must, as soon as we can do so, consistent with existing treaties, take possession, unless some mutual agreement is made in the meantime be tweon the two governments. A movement of this nature in Congre**, would briug the matter to a crisis v*ry soon, and that is what we anxiously look for, it Is full time, so long as the question lias been agitated, for it to he settled; ar.d we are incllnod to belieTe that a con* summation so deToutly to ho wished, will soon be real ised. Subjects of so much importance cannot, in this age, be long agitated without reaching a crisi* that soon