Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 16, 1845, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 16, 1845 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. S< vr 1 urk, Tii?-?<lay, Dn'tmbfr 10, IMV To nwmtrr Subscribers in the country, receiving their papers in a j ?sllow cover, will understand that their term of sub ar-ription ho? nearly expired. Annual Pletorlal Herald. M'? shall issue, in the course of this week, our Annual pictorial .Sheet; it will bo the raost splendid affair of the Kind ever got up on this continent. It will be embellished with over a hundred splendid engraving*, graphically repieeenting all the great oc currences which have happened during the last year in all pr.rt* of the world. It will, emphatically, boa Daguer reoti pe History of the World for the year 184ft. Agents ure requested to send in their orders. Single copies only tixpence each. Affairs In Knrope. The Acadia, with advices from Europe to the 4th in* ttat.t, is in her twelfth day. She may arrive at Boston on Thursday or Friday ol this week. Our express mes senger will then have an opportunity to perpetrate ano ther piece ef " inlam ua" enterprise, if the time permits, and he dont break down. News for Kuropc. The intelligence which we sent to Europe, by the steamer to-day, is very interesting. 1st. The whole diplomatic correspondence be tween the American and British Ministers, upon the Oregon question. 2nd Intelligence from Washington, upon the best authority, that the negotiations which it was thought had been suspended, have been re-opened by Mr. Pukenham, upon new propositions of compromise. Sd. In the event ot any difficulty taking place with England upon this question, the probable ac tion of Congress upon the subject, and the proposi tion by Colonel Benton, of organizing *200,000 mili tia, in order to meet the important crisis, including also a suitable increase of our steam navy, fortifica tions, and naval armaments. 4th. The reopeningof negotiations between Mex i co and the United States, and the proposition for the purchase of California, with the probable expecta tion of a magnificent plan lor uniting both repub li a, so as to give peace to both, and to present an important front to all European governments. These things affect our foreign relations. In do mestic affairs, the prospect that a revenue tariff will be established by Congress, together with a specie currency system lor the government, as the best general plan to prevent inflations, give protection to all the interests ot the country, and enable it to meet and prevent all commercial explosions hereafter. Relation* Between the United State* *??<1 Mexico?Important Negotiation!. Avery important stage in the intercourse between the United States and Mexico, has now commenced. Mr. Polk, in his recent message, announced that the negotiation between the two countries, which had been interrupted by the annexation of Texas, and which was terminated by the abmpt departure of Mr Almonte last spring, has been renewed; and tha1 Mr Slidell, oi Louisiana, is sent to open fresh diplomatic intercourse, lor tlje purpose of settling the important questions in dispute between the two countries. This was official. Ot the nature of the new negotiations, we are enabled to gather some intimations brought by recent arrivals in various ways from Vera Cruz via Havana, Pensncola, New Orleans and Washington. By those accounts we learn that proiaisitions have been informally placed before the Mexican Govern ment by an agent of the. L nited States, proposing the Rio Grande del Norte as the boundary between the two countries, end also embracing a proposition to purchase New California, as lar south as the Gila river, at the head of the Gulf of California. It is further stated that a sum varying from five to ten or p' lhbps twenty millions of dollars, has been named to be paid by the United States by way ol indemnity for those new countries, and the fresh boundaries be.t ween Mexico and the United States. This information comes in such a shape and in ?Jch Various ways, that we are constrained to Kive it belief and faith. It U highly probable that the , resent Government of Mexico, after seeing the du plicity and folly practised towards them by the ?aents of France and England, on the Texas ques tion, and believing that there was more honor and in teerity in the United States than in European Govern ments, came at last to the conclusion to offer no oppo sition to the annexation of Texas; and signi fied its wish to resume diplomatic intercourse between the two countries, as soon as possible This intimation probably was conveyed to our government by the American Consul at \ era Cruz, embracing also an invitation for the United States to send a new minister to Mexico. Allusions have also been made to certain debates in the Mexican Congress, and certain violent attacks made by the military factions in Mexico against the government of President Herrera, in consequence of listening to such propositions on the part of the United States. By this time our new minister, Mr. Slidell, has ar rived in Mexico, and no doubt some considerable progress is made in the negotiations. He will pro b bly meet with opposition from the British and French ministers in that republic, but the good sense of the government, and the necessity of the case, are ali i n favor of the new proposition before the Mexican Congress, for the settlement of all differ ences between the two countries. This is but another step, however, in the great progress of events in reference to the movements of Repub'ican Government, in this hemisphere, which has commenced, and no one can tell where it will terminate. Instead of a negotiation for the settlement of the boundary line of Texas by the Rio Grande, or the requisition ot California, we believe a project u on foot for the purj>o?e of uniting the two Republic*, and for lite annexation of Mexico loth* United State*, or of the United Statet to Mexico, a* you please to exprat it, and thut predentin* to the leorld a Repub lic unequalled, even in the imagination* of vision aries of past timet, or of the present age. There is nothing to prevent the union of the two republics on the same principle by which Florida, Louisiana, and now Texas and Oregon, will be edded to this republic. In every point of view it would be a happy and fortunate thing for the Mexican States to have a stable government in that beautiful region, and to put an end to the long aeries ol revolts, insurrections and revolutions, which have characterised thit country for the last thirty years The union could be effected immedi ately by authorizing the Mexican Stales to elect re presentatives in proi>ortion to the population, on the name basis as exists in this country, by the last cen sus. The diversity ot religion and language is not nu insurmountable objection to such a project. We a e in this republic, Catholics and Protestants, all uniting to carry out our glorious destiny as a nation, and ilte same results would be apparent if Mexico formed an integral i*rt of our Union. Iu all re sects, physically, commercially, and politically,such n union would be a benefit to both countries A republic of such a description embracing the United St ites and Mexico, would comprehend all the great v .Id and silver mines of the world, the greatest cot '"n growing country, the greatest wheat growing t'i 'tstry, m faci, possessing a monopoly of every thing Uidt is valuable and rich on the face of the ?? irth Thf population of the two countries would then amount to thirty tnllions, and the number ot voters would be about five millions We have ex i- ed iri this republic tor nearly two-thirds ot a c< ntury, under a state ol noveriimfnt preserving ]i e, mid liberty, and property, tar beyond any thing tb military governments of Europe can show The ii >v r? public, formed by the union ot the United Suites and Mexico, would present the Mine tea iur<., iml ".ive to the Mexican Wtai^i> soin?- pto ol th.i' happine-M which they never yet have hi - .Mid which the tmnulrs and revolutions ol the |,i j juisliuve shown they r.iver can l?s Bess, without the infusion of some powerful ele ment of civilization into their government. That element must come fr?ni the grand reservoir of J Anglo-Saxon energy and stability. Such is the plan which is now forming for the , union of the United States and Mexico. It em braces, in magnitude, mighty results, and will be the cause of making great changes in the old world and in the new. We have much to say on tins subject hereafter, j and will recur to it agiin. We were the first, ten ! years ngo, to propose the annexation of Texas, the i acquisition of California, and the adoption by the i government of a system of finance which has re- 1 ccntly been recommended by the Executive; and the success which attended all those great measure? is greater than we anticipated when we first broached them. The people in this country are intellectual beings, and nothing can retard their progress to wards that great and mighty destiny, which it is ordained they shall attain. Increase ok ouk Stkam Navy.?In the present j condition of our foreign relations, no one can tell how soon negotiations may take such a turn as will involve war, however much we be opposed to it. In the event of such an occurrence taking place, how entirely inefficient would our present navy be to compete successfully with that of Great Britain ! The British appear to have taken all possible advan tage ol the success which has attended ocean steam ship navigation, and have added a great many wur steamers to their navy, besides merchant steam ships which could at any moment be converted into formidable vessels of war, while our government has almost neglected to avail itself of that formida ble engine ol recent discovery. Even if our foreign relations were of the most pacific kind, the best way to keep them so, would be to be well prepared to re sist any attempt at hostility by foreign powers. The Oregon question will, we have no doubt, be settled without resort to the ultimatum of nations; but sooner or later that tremendous conflict between the old world and the new, and which will shake the world to its centre, will take place. The old European dynasties are eyeing with jealousy the j gigantic strides of this country to unparalleled great ness?a greatness which Rome, in the height of her splendor, never dreamt of,?and they see and feel the influence of our republican institutions on their rotten and decaying monarchies They know and feel that every progressive step which we make in any element of national greatness, acts as a retro gressive step to them, hastening their destined downfall. They are not unmindful of the fact, that from all appearances we are in a fair way to swallow them up, and that sooner or later,they will be obliged by the instinct of self-preservation, to make a j bold, determined, and united effort to crush these United States, and with them, the hopes of the pa triot and philanthropist all over the world. Every i day the sun ol heaven shines upon us brings a day nearer that dreadful crisis. By the result of that conflict will be decided for thousands of years the fate of republics and of monarchies, in this and in the old world; and in the result of that conflict the great experiment, that man is capable of self-govern ment, will succeed or be forever abandoned as a chime ra. No person of judgment can doubt what the issue will be it we be but prepared for it Hence, then^ we imagine the necessity there is of our maintaining our position on the eeas, for it will be principally by naval warfare that the conflict will be contested. We see France and England adding yearly to their already powerful navies, while the U nited States, in national and commercial consequence, is inferior to but one country in the world, has a navy only equal to some of the fourth or fifth rate powers. 4 In addition to this, our commerce requires protec tion. While we were in our infancy, our commerce was small and did not require much protection; but we now are the second commercial nation on the globe, and our navy should increase in the same ra tio as our commerce, and give full and ample pro tection to it, in every sea and ocean that it frequents. To do this effectually, would require a larae increase in our navy depaitment. We arc glad to find that . the President is fully sensible of the importance of this subject, and has recommended it to the consi deration of Congress, who, we hope and trust, will make some legislation upon it. That an increase of our navy, and particularly of our steam navy, is called for, both by the condi tion of our foreign relations, and by the demands of our commerce to be protected, no sane man will dispute. The only question existing, is the manner in which that increase shall be made. With all due deference, we will point out what we conceive would be well calculated for this pur pose. Some of our New York ship owners propos ed to the Tyler government to build a number of steam ships, or packets, to trade between the several ports of the United States and those of foreign countries, provided the government would confer upon them the same rights and privileges that the British government has conferred upen the Cunard and other lines of steam ships owned in England.? These vessels were to be constructed in such a man ner that they could, in twenty-four hours, be con *^rted into steam ships of war, and for model, workmanship and swiftness in sailing, equal to any of our splendid packet ships ; and, likewise, that in the event of the United States engaging in foreign war, these vessels were to become the pro|*rty of the government at a fair and reasonable price. Tins faverable proposition was not noticed by Mr. Tyler?having his hands full of [>etty business, such as intriguing for the successioK, and supplying offices to his minions, and other contemptible busi ness, he' had no time to devote to the attention of this important matter. But now that we have an administration in power tnat is above such small potato aflurs as intriguing for the succession, Arc , which disgraced Mr. Tyler, we hope that the pro position will be renewed, for there is no doubt but Mr. Polk will make leisure time to give it the at tention it is entitled to If this plan were adopted, we have no d jubt that in an incredibly short space of time, we would have an addition to our navy of twenty or thirty steam war vessels, capable, when manned by our sturdy taw, of contending success fully with any vessels of the same or greater calibre, of any nation in the world. Another ini|>ortant feature connected with the es tablishment of these vessels, would be, that in time of l>eace, they would be a regular mail and passenger line between the United States and distant coun tries The revenue which would be derived from them, in this way, would reduce the expense of keeping them, in times of peace, almost to nothing. Cask of William Rt'Ffs Elliott ?OrTRA'm won Law ?This young blood, who has been imprisoned since last August on a charge of homicide, tor kill ing WUIiam Z Kendall, has, we see, been set at liberty, in consequence of the grand jury ignoring the bill of indictment. This is an insult npon the common sense and decency of the community. That a man should be shot down in broad daylight, in the capital of our country, and his murderer be discharged without a trial, on the miserable ground of ttlf-dtfenct, argues, to say the least, a very low estimate of human life Elliott should have been a' least tried for manslaughter St;?-TREASf*Y and U. S Mint.?We learn that the government is neuotiating for the lot of land oc oupted by Grace Church, at the corner of Broadway aud Rector street, and have oflered an advance of #10,0(10 on the cost to the present owners of it, for the purpose of erecting a magnificent building, to be used as u Mint of the United States, and for the de posit of the government funds, if the Sub-Treasury lull passes Tiiavki. in bi Rom ?The line packet ship* New York, Capt Cropjier, for l,iveri>ool, and Zurich, <';ipt Thompson, for Havre, will sail to-day The ??l>|en?fwf |>ackei lup Liverpool, Capl. Kldndge, ir llie n xi lor Liverpool ; the leaves on the 22nd ins: ' here is now only one steumer a month 1 The New York Pilots ajid Smi-oolino.? There ia very little doubt in the minds of many, but that there ia more or less smuggling of foreign goods into this port throughout e/ery year. It ia true that eti'orta.4?ve been made to prevent it, but the great profits of thia sort of " trade," are the great induce ments to the recklessness displayed in its pursuit. It has been in contemplation with several public men, to organize our old New York pilots into a sort of Kuarda rati a?make them sworn Custom house officers?in the hope, in this way, to prevent a vast deal of the illicit trade that is now said to be carried on. It is a well known fact that our pilots have been the means of saving considerable re venue to the government, in exposing smuggling; and it they, as a body, with their clipper schooners constantly on the watch, could be organized by Con gress, into one association, and constituted officers of the customs, while in charge of ships arriving here, a stop would be put to a great deal of this ras cality. In order to effectually do thia, however, care must be exercised in the incipient arrangements. The business of the pilotage of this port is now thrown open to the world. Any person can hire a boat, cruize off Sandy Hook, and act the pilot. This freedom in the business is, of course, reckless and hazardous to all vessels bound in or out of the har bor. It is also directly opposed to any idea of making those now engaged as pilots, otlicers of the customs, to detect smuggling. If the system, now in view, is to be carried into effect, the pilots must first be known as good and true men. This cannot be while the business of pilotage is open to Tom, the smuggler, and Dick, his brother. Indeed, the pilot himself may be the greatest smuggler; but, with a complete reorganization by Congress of the pilot system; throwing out the bad, and keeping the good men; and by hav ing it properly arranged, with a healthy and safe competition from the natural increase of pilots, the government could make sworn officers of an en terprising set of men, to act while in charge of ves sels, to detect smugglers and smuggling, and to pre vent, perhaps entirely, all illicit trade at this or any other port. Such a plan as this is much needed. All honest importers will see its necessity; and facts, in the possession of the government, clearly exhibit its excellence and feasibility. It is to be, therefore, hoped that Congress will take hold of the matter at once, and see if something of the kind cannot be done. Ten or a dozen clipper pilot boats, constantly cruising and acting as revenue cutters, would ularm smugglers out of their impropriety in a very short time. Theatrical Missions to Eitrope?We under stand that W. Niblo, Esq., the energetic proprietor of the theatre and garden of that name, sails for Eu rope to day in th) Cambria, for the purpose of collecting a corps ot theatrical talent in Europe. Should he succeed in making the engagements he contemplates with the first stars of the European boards, it is expected he will be back before spring, in time to open the season with his new acquisi tions. There are several names which fame has already wafted across the Atlantic, which we have tor some time been on the tiptoe to see and hear in New York* Among the most distinguished of these may be mentioned Carlotti Grisi, Cento, Tag lioni, Mile. Rachel, and Jenny Lind. Some of these famous artiste*, each one a brilliant star in her own particular sphere, we may expect will be brought out early in the spring, by our enterprising fellow, citizen, Mr. Niblo, if he can. We wish him success in his expedition, and congratulate our city on the prospect ot such a brilliant addition to its sources of legitimate and rational entertainment. Cento would have the greatest run in this country, of any one that ever crossed the dark blue waters. Among the passengers who leave to-day, for Liverpool, in the packet ship " New York," are Messrs. Germon, Stanwood, Harrington, Pelham and White, the original Ethiopian Serenaders, who proceed to Europe under the direction ot Mr. James A Dumbolton, upon a professional tour, through France, England, icc Tempt.rton's Grand Muhiraj. Festival, for the Benefit of the Poor.?We understand that. Mr. Templeton, who has been 30 successful in this and other cities, intends, at an early day, to give a concert for t..e benefit of the different charitable in stitutions of this city. The plan of procedure is to be this:?After paying all necessary expenses, th< remainder of the proceeds will be handed over to his Honor the Mayor, who is to distribute them according to his knowledge, among the charitable institutions. This will be one of the most magnificent acts of charity ever given by any artiste in this city. The Tabernacle is to be used tor the concert, and it will probably be filled by our musical, religious, and cha ritable citizens. The tickets, we suppose, will be raised to a dollar, and probably, after paying ex penses, no less than four thousand dollars will be handed over to our worthy Mayor. Such an act will be peculiarly acceptable to the poor of this city, at the commencement of an inclement winter, and it will reflect the highest credit on Templeton, the "prince of tenors." On a similar occasion to the one now proposed, during his career in England, the divine Malibran, then aiive, said to him--"Tempe, you are a much splendid fellow?when you do anything good, you do it very good." So he does. News pksm Nassau, N.P.?We have received the Nassau Gazette to the 29th ult. inclusive. The two branches of the Colonial Legislature were to be summoned on the 3d inst. for business. The Gazette says ?' No doubt thin oarly meeting ol tho two branched is called more particularly to the several enactments v. hich hnve been disallowed by her Majesty in Council, or probably from despatches received, instructing the Governor to draw their early atten ion to other matters of consequence, which may be of future benefit to the colony generally. I There in no other news of any moment. Interesting from Central A.merica.?We have the Balize (Hon ) Obterver to the 1st ult It con tains the following intelligence:? We learn from a gentleman direct from r.omayagua, that hostilities have re-commenced between the Slates of San Salvador and Honduras. Tho army of San Salva dor hat entered Honduras and is laying wiisto the coun try. The hopes, therefore, that the armistice entered into would restore peace, are at an end, and tbe country is again plunged into all the horrors of civil war. Despatches for Mexico.?The U. S. brig Por poise sailed from Pensacola on the 3d inst. for Vera Cruz, with Mr. Parrottas bearer of despatches on board. Movement* of Traveller*. The following are ail that appeared, last night, on the registries of the hotels, since our previous report : Ammici!).?Mr. Oibson, Statcn Island; R. De Taldo, K ranee, Miss Talmadge, do.; Madame Utibele. do Charle< Rogers, St. Louis; hdwurd Robens, do.; W. Re mington, Phila.; L?. Karnam, Now York; W. H Upshur, Ohio. Astor.?R.O.Bedford, Thila.; John Blackburn, do.; J. Withers, do , J Lepnit-n, do ; W. Ward, St Louis; K M. Howester, N. J.; Thomas Davis, Poughkeepsie; O. R Hasewell, Columbus Citv ?Commodore Perry, U S N,J T Pell. N Yj M. Carnege, N Y., ? Billow, Phila , O A Ballou, Boston Franklin ? John Romaine, Albany, Thomas Jefferson Keys, St Cro>x, Thos. N'ott, Philadelphia, M Boardman, N Htven; Capt. Myers, packet ship ?t lames. J T Burs, Conn : Chas Nunn, Patenon Own: -W VVsrner, N. Y., N Dawson. Phila . ' II Kisher, do . W M Wilkinson, N Y Howard ? H. A Rose. Oreenwich, < onn , Mr Cur tis, N Y., Cspt Tapper, Alhanv; R K. Hamlin, Provi dence, P Lore, Philadelphia, Mr Hitchcock, Mass . J C. Kidd, Boston, J. Penny packer Va . J O Ooold, Boston; Warren Saxton, d* Personal Mov?m? nta. The Marquis de Talarii'- and suite arrived in New Orleans on tiie IMh instau , from Pari*, tna New York, and took lodgings at the St Louis Hotel Court Calendar. S> rrnioa Covar?I J, ftft, .10, -i<?. Mi, flfl, 81, 4ft, 'J, l<>8, ?*>. 7, 7J, 73, 74, 78, 76, 77. 78, 79, HO, 70 CowMew Pi *as ? Part 1st 17, '27, M, 81, XI, 3">, 37, ?'?, 41. 43, 4ft, 47. Part 3d?9, 4 C 10, 34, Jfi, iH, 30, 3J, tl lfi, ?H Ai i iLFNT o? limit it ?While iAr Goeway, ol ' andlake, was emasing th* ice at Bath yesterday m im ing, Willi j team and lino span ol hoi sea, they broke llnniigti wlien about hulf ? ny ov<'r Mr II was got out, I.ul the liuiiiei- could not be extricated, and were .lrow n ed.?silbtny Jlilat, t)?. IS VuklMtblt Intelligence. W. have, within the last few Jays, given inter.* ting a a J im]>ortau: item* of faikuouable intelligence and mean to keep our reader* informed of the aiov imooti of tho " exclusive*," .luring the season which ha? juat opened, with unusual brilliancy, splendor, and magniff cence. The boundariei of fashion extend from Bleecker street on the south. to the pig *tyes of New Dublin on the north, anil from Hudson street on the west, to the Kirst avenue on the oa?t. Within t' ese limit., all that is elegant, refined, nnd nehrrch, may be found. Cottly and magnificent palace* have been erected, andothors are now rising in justness and beauty of proportion, like the (airy creation, of Alladin's ljmp, to charm the imagination and enchant the taste. Substantial and elegaut pig styes have also been eroded in New Dublin, whieh present to the eye of the fastidious and refined citizen, a peculiarly interesting and picturesque appearance, to say nothing of the fragrance emitted, not absolutely Arabiau. New Dublin may be considered a* the Siberia of the realms of fashion, which, we think, ought to be "fenced in," in order that the aristocracy may find a secure and safe re luge from tallow chandlers, bakers, tailors, butchers, oil men, grocers, pork caters, tin pan and kottle dealers, as well as thoir own old and vulgar associations?which they would fain banish to Hades. The time when their fathers, or themselves, were haberdashers, industrious !^!lHnin V 8Peculat?"' ?< ?ome description, is entirely forgotten however, or only remembered as among the h ,0,frinn ei,aM ""pleasant things that have been? Luxurious, indolent, and expensive habits, have usurped the place of hon'st industry and toil; and the time lor meriy occupied with business, is now spent in devising good dinne.s splendid dresse s, balls, parties, to? 1 he atmosphere of the regions of Fashion is now dense' however, with clouds ot solemn portent. A novel curi ou*. and unlocked lor question has arisen, which threa nnTahl/hT V* of th? f"hionable world andI which may dinithe lustre of the season, now com' tnenced under such favorable auspices. This question is, simply?shall those families, the heads ofwhom have nini a , m,?ren ofK,ke benefi,s of the General Bank rupt Act, in future be cousidered as leaders ot tun or even admitted to the companionship of tho ?' oxclu-' sives This is certainly a vory knotty question and involves some important considerations Consider able crockery may be broken, and some hair pulled before it i. definitely settled to the entire sitisfce ion ot both parties. La crime of society are at all events in a great hobble about it. Those who have ?"i?i?eir i I reputation or escutcheon by adopting ? m?r? P. h ra.K y mo1do of P?y?nn their debts by a mere dash of the pen, are becoming very tenacious of their supposed right, and privilege.-indeed, they are getting very pugnacious about the matter. Several meetings have been held, and protracted aud noisy dis cussions lave ensued, but nothing has been done as yet jhit- 5 ? i .0M?ver' havo been na the '/'? Vive and ren<UDTheev wa?eifSenCB ?f th? doinK? ol their breth

? i- j ^ were of course very much horrified and shocked at what they very properly considered th* from'thfnr?r1"C?e,tffi"??titU(,e- W^at' ,mnish them applauded''0 IW had fashio1n had sanctioned and applauded. 1 hey had cheated and repudiated to be sure -6ut what of that '-it was fashionable. Mississippi ? m ,ue|vudlated?Pennsylvania had repudiated-and m ,ri?^','clf elected censors had repu hated ui some way -or another, whenever an opportunity noMnh? ?,B(e6i1eg'they w"?'ich now, and Je^ermined not to be ousted from society in so unceremonious and \ manuer- And then to think that it was a codfish, mushroon aristocracy merely, which were lord ing it so bravely over them, 'rendered the whole aftkir supremely absurd and foolish. They, therefore det^r mined to strike the lirst blow and settle the question dl" iTSl?/ f?reyer Acco[dlngly. a celebrated financier" who was formerly a clerk in Wall street, but who by tact, shrewdness and talent at length rose o the dignity n?rC-.i";fTr "tjcks -a man of -some account" on change and who by successful Sf eculations at last acquired both notoriety and wealth, until, in the ireneral IT? rrV?.37; fol,?win? the example of h?sc*nlem poraries, he failed, and availed himself of all the advan ta?es and immunities the Bankrupt law presented for shielding his property from tho remorseless and rapa ??ra,p of. Rreedy creditors. This gentleman, we say, who resides near Washington Square has iatelv Pr1 hidden treasures, and inconsequence ?>L m.^ P,8ntfVifP' take" by the aforesaid self-constitu ted members of the aristocratic fraternity, issued cards of invitation to the principal members of the Upper Ten Thousand, announcing his intention to give i grand so,ree at hi? establishment. Tho scrupuloifs exclusivea were quite taken aback by this coup dr. main?it was so sudden and unexpected that they didn't know exactly what to do. Some oi them, however, did noU,fe rl e there was no time lor consultation either? and sj the alUir came ofl' last week. Upon the arrival of the guests, they found the rooms of did hl'u bankrUI?1 brilliBntly illuminated, and a splen dld ba"d of music pisying in the principal saloon With many doubts, tears, and misgivings that all was not as it should be, the company were ufhered i"toTho wiiiTbM* ,0.?,n' >y, !he hospitable and resolute host, who HnnV ** ^ haPI?,neV The guests, on the other and findm^ thnt n C> 0t.h?r' with d?ubtful laces, and finding that many ol the leaders of ton were ab^ sent they sat stiff and starched in formal row. to W,?i / f,f 0 fu""-v a?d ludicrous Sight In?v. ? ? 1. usiem''lage, whose unmeaning looks, insipid conversation, and distrait sort of absurd The llirht t?lt r"hj1" ?H"'1 more rid'Culous and far hut intohif 1^f.h,S ,hcm 15 not "teady and po lar, but mutable and shifting ; woxinr and waning - rVut!ves?nafrIiH of" ,g accordi?K13 - The sti/fbacked^ex clusive*, afraid of compromising their dignity unswernd SMK"M,?vie "jpmn reallr can't*thti/??D* i0j,0n of the aristocratic tree SS&ZSi LfZ'ZZ SYZStf'Ssr* *?va tona, afidmade Piince Albert very jealoui r> " Nau?h ax.s'H'ti'zlsi/fc Bg'g.'.'y parties forgot their antipathy and aversion Seated at U,e Lev f.T|h,,Ch PrTTCA a "]af?nificent display of luxurie* hey fell to, and devoured with i/reat crusto tho things set before them But onco Satisfied, tne thoughts of the aiiti-ropudiators naturally returned tn thi tant question which had created so much di^us i?' their private circles. By accident, or^me management on the part of 'he bankrupt host, the bankrupt 5nd\hi the qwUw'# fa,hio?abl?.,? were seated side by side, and k u ne"s of their position became apiiarent? thiv lb0,h !"\rt,e8tricd to be Civil, it was eviiient that The party broke up without anything being definit lv 37 shbl^banxcUi?V1 ?n' " ''other the repudiators of J7 shall be excluded from fashionoble society still re mains open. Wo shaU look with much intereVfor its question0'" P8r,ie' ?n the ,api" t0 "?le the Ariiivaj, ok tiie Steamship Telegraph.?This steamship, Capt. Pennoyer, has arrived at last, to the relief of many anxious minds. Tho following me moranda have lieen furnished 11s by the olllceri of tho barque Daniel Webster, Cole, 22 days from Boston. On Tuesday, tho 'id instant, lat. 27 3*, Ion. HA 23, fell in with steamship Tolegraph, Copt. TVnnoyer, from New York, with her machinery broken, and in a leaky condition ; took from her eight of her crew, Mr. George II. Smith, 1st officer, and the following passengers ; viz.: S. F. Wil son and lady; Mrs Mays ami 4 children; Mrs. Card, Mrs. McConsghy and a children; Messrs. Jas McMaster, Den nis Casey, Gustavus Beals, Samuel B. Ford, Giles I, Smith, Samuel I.ea. F.zra Ogden, John Burjja, Grimaldi Baptiste, Pedro Hajondy, and John Plumb. The follow ing named persons remained on hoard the steamer ; viz : Jumes I'ennoyor, captain; S. C. Howell, Jd mate; Henry Houghton, lit ongineer ; George VV. Monard, 3d do.; 1 omolius Mays, passenger; John White, firen<an; F. W. Kirford, do.; F. Nosevet, cook ; Joseph I'ettifer, steward; Andrew Perkins, 2d do.? iV. O. Tropic, Dtc. #. An Hflray occurred in New Orleans, on the 4th inst , of a very serious character, in the store of Messrs. Wost, Oliver and Woodlicf.Chartres street, between Mr. Woodliet and a former clerk of the firm, named Alexan der Besse, who had been discharged some time since and had recently returned from a visit to thia city. Ho went into the store of his former employers and demand od an explanation, when a struggle ensued between the parties?Bcsse drew out a pistol and struck Mr. W. over tho heed with it several times?when they were sepa rated. In the struggle. Mr. W.'? ear was cut through. Bcsso then stoo|>ed dou-n, and, it is said, was in the act of cocking hit pistol, when Mr. Henry Bou ligny, a young brother-in-law of Mr. Woodliet, lush ed up, and Mr. Be??e lied into the adjoi' ing store, pursued ny young Bouligny and others When B?.sse reached the ba k of the storo, finding himself still pur sued, he fired or snapped hii pistol at Bouligny. They then closed, and Besse drew a long hladed dirk-knife, and Bouligny a small dirk The latter stabbed the for mer in the back in two or three places, and once in the side, inflicting v?ry severo if not fatal wounds Besso made two blows nt Bouligny, but in rno Instance the blade entered between the shouldeis and passed down the back without penetrating the flesh, and in the other entered the lull part ofthe skirt behind, Bouligny im mediately delivered himself up, and was bailed in ?{4,000,to await further examination. The wounds of >lr Besae weic dressed, anil he was conveyed to his lodgings at the St Louis Hotel, in a very weak state from the loss of blood. Excellent Law. ?The Legislature of Vermont, nt its recent session, passed slaw providing that in < ase an attorney should fail to pay over moneys col lected by him, itshouH be deemed a wilful and malicious neglect, and upon a verdict being rendered against him for tho same, execution should issue against hi* body, ?tnd ho be closely confined in jail until the money shou d he forthcoming KwipRMrvr in New Jersey.?A young lady of llergen, whose parents hud interdicted the visits ol it suitor, and with some marks of severity, loft home one .!oy the week Bftn 11 severe rebuke, and cams to n ho tel in this city alone, and despatch.*! a note to her lover :it Jetsey t'ity lie came during the night, and the twain lv?ft the house together, * itli " the wmId all before them >vhere to choose," Of tin ir choice, however, wo have , no knowledge Nururk .'Mi , J)rc IS Theatricals. I hare ha* been do diminution in the ?ucceaa of thee ti i-aU in thia country. The theatre. in thi. city aa well as in other., are doing a flourishing buiineia. The Paik and Bowery, the two principal e.tabli.hment. in New York, are nightly filled with fwhional le and bril liant audience*, and the greateat enthuii,.m every where prevails on the .ubject of dramatic performance.. There has also been u wondeiful mu.ical revival, and tho taste for operas and concert* ii evidently increasing very rapidly. B ^ I 4rk TmurnE. ?La?t evening the ciaasic drama of Ion ? wa. presented at the Park for the third time since W..JS' rrrrof?- ">??? enco Weh?v? V Vlte,leC'Ual 8nd fa,hionat)'e audi 1M" u??. musical voice, united to her fine conceptionoft!e" J she 11 in every way qualified for a lit ?... . /? - the devoted youth. The evening cloaed withlhe mw petite comedy of the ?? Old Soldier." Mr. Baas'. n?T conation of the OIJ Soldier was one of tho fine.t perform auce. oi the kind that we ever saw. It i. Mr. Bass1, best performance, and .tamp, him u. a comedian of high character. At the falling of the curtain, the audience would not go until Mr. Bas. had come forward, and re ceived their loud plaudit.. Thi. evening be ing the benefit of Mr Kean, Sheridan Knowle.s play of the " Hunchback," with Mr. Kean as 8ir Thoma. and Mr.. Kean as Julia, will be pre.ented After which a capital vaudeville called the " Follie. of a Night," in which Mr. and Mr.. Kean both appear will he played. ' 1 Bowbry Tkeatbe. The "Metropolitan" still main tain. it. popularity. Last evening number, were di.ap pointed in obtaining .eats, and con.equently were de barred from witnessing the performance.. The attrac tion which drew together thi. vast number, wa. the cele" brated play of the "Stranger," Mr.. Shaw taking the part ol Mr. Haller, and Mr. John R. Scott that of the Stranger-both of whom exhibited their well known theatrical talent on the occa.ion. The remaining char acter. were ably sustained by the several actors and actresses to whom they were allotted. This evening is "part for benefit, and it will be the last appearance of Mrs. Shaw thia season. On thi* occa.ion tho celebrated comedy of the "Belle1. Stratagem" will be performed, Mr.. Shaw taking the part of Letitia Hardy, and the drama of " Agne. De Yore," Mr.. Shaw takin* the principal character. German Oplra.?I.a.t night, the " Frieschutz" was performed for the fourth and la.t time by tho German opera company. Tho.e who have lost the opportunity of witnessing thi. beautiful opera as performed by this company, have lo.t a great treat. Such music never tires, especially the musie of Der Krieschutz We were glad to see a crowded hou.e-but one thing struck u? as somewhat remarkable-the audience wa. for the mo.t part American ; and we are glad that the wealth and beauty of New York have exhibited in thi. instance their judgment and good taste-none, we may say, who were worth seeing and of being seen, were absent. But how strange that the German population of our city should be so scarce ! There were but few of them to be seen in the boxes. We beared it whispered that thev were too poor. Wo deny the libellous impeach ment, and hope they will stand by us and support our assertion, and prove that America has been a land ot promise to them, and that they are willing to help to make it such also to others I at one and all, follow the example o? the free and ?' nerons Americans, and .how that they not only can ac quire and scrapo together, but are also able to dispense liberally where there i. genius and merit to {>e en T/i? ?? 6 under?tand the company will next brin* out Don Giovanmi," and we think they will do so with Bv th!TL6?fC.t Ce? 88 the? have done tho Frowchutz. Bj the bye, the acting and singing, and beautiful ap pearance of Madame Otto in all her parts, but in tho dy ing scene especially, was almost perfection itself Tho audience wa. enchanted. Leopold Da Meckr.?This extraordinary artist* and accomplished gentleman, is .till in Boston. and ha. ne7r ly recovered irom hi. lute inditposition, caused bv an in JVr.y recTe'.?" the muscle of the iorefinge/ofthe right hand, it is .aid his door, have bten b seigedwith visitors, who call for the purpose of admini.terin* to hi. ?ntiyir es hi. health, d paying their iSSv. fe un,lerltand ^at he has receive/repeated application, from managers of all the theatres a. far south HVMwmvi.;ht^ ne win visit thjs city, however, previous to his southpm toHr, an I give a .erie. o( his attractive loireti musica'n Iiis appearance is anxiously looked for by many person al friend., and all lovors of music, person Mi.. Delc v, the charming and popular cantatrice is now in Boston, and commence, an engagement at the 0r? A,hena:um on tlii* evening. She has had a ?'it u career in thi. country, and we doubt not she will be eminently .ucce.sful in Boston Th* Sequin Troupe.?The Seguin. and Mr. Frazior are in Baltimore. There was a large end fashionable of,iht'nu? Pjese,lt 001,16 occasion ol Mr.. Seguin's benefit 1"a;?"'Th?"?"?> ??>? hi.bS?z iSSSS? Mi?. Mary Dull i. at the American, New Orlean. It is said the le.see of the Federal .treet Theatre Do. theatre next spring "P intention ? Mis* Bramson is about giving concert* in Boston in?tnrr!tDe,npSter RaV? a C??Cert at ?7?cu?e on the eti, thsareias* sss7 U'TaSriacHra1, in|" ?J* "ea,U and VouigHeart?" 1"*'"' e.tabl,*St ."InJ^^L^ildT^uSS:*1-the p'am? liarly Perplexing Predicament." ,tleman "> ? fecu Mi*. Clara Elli. i. at the St. Charlos Theatre nSSoSZ!"* """""" K fi. Connor, the tragedian, is in New Orlean* The River* Family are at Richmond, Va. of tho CreaUon/^XuSflphia, SfUu^dVy evening Mm. Mowatt is at Charle*ton, S. C. Facts and Fancy. Fever Jliver froze over at Galena on Saturday night, the 23d, ami Sunday still further increased the ice. The steamboat Iron City got out with difficulty on Sunday. There is a man in New Orleans, who has such an antipathy to banns, that he won't even accept a treat at Banks' Arcade. The sugar house of Messrs. 1 lager and Ogden. in the parish of St. Mary, Louisiana, was destroyed by lire, together with one hundred hogsheads of sugar,a few days { since. The building and its contents were injured, but the loss it nevertheless severe to those gentlemen, as their crop ofcane was among the best in Attain pS*. i The Hingham Patriot says that the harbor of that place was frozen up on Sa urday morning. The report that two posts of the Boston and Nmi tueket Magnetic Telegraph had been cut down is incor rect. The Georgia legislature have passed a Het of reso lutions, justly censuring Massachusetts for meddling ' with the affairs of other States. The planters of Southern Mississippi will finish picking, with the average of a half to a two-thirds cro.i, and no more. The crops on the river and bayous are jpoken of as not meeting thir expectations of the own ers, with some few exception*. The number of night arrests for the last month in St. I.ouis, Mo , have been as follows : vagrants, 7 ; drunk ' and sleeping in street, 13 ; disturbing the peaco, li ; in- ' testing market, 3 ; associating with negroes, 8 ; keeping | a house of ill fame, 1 ; larceny, 3; gambling, 3 ; found ! I drunk on private property, 1 ; obstructing side walk, I ; negroes out alter lawful hours, 4. Total 63. St Louis, with a population ol about forty thou and, and a night watch of some forty me.i, numbers only sixty-two night ' arrests per month, or about one to every six hundred j and fur ) Ave of her population while moral New York, with her iinmen e police force, number! thiee thousand eight hundred lor the same period, or moro than six and a half times the proportion of St Louis Is not this enough tp satisfy the public that we require a better re gulst'd police lores 7 Calfb J. McNulty was surrendered by his bail in Washington on Thuisoay, and ia now in priaon, await mg his trial, which is set lor Tuesday next. Some low rascal liaa been writing letters about a young man living In Pittsburg to his lather, who resides <00 miles distant ru Ohio, stating that the son was v-ry ? ill, and likely t > die The letters of course brought the father, notwithstanding the unpleasant weather, to Pitts burg, whore he met his son well in the street. This is a misorable and mean attempt at wit. A sale of slips in the church proposed to be erect- 1 od by the St. John's society, Buffalo, took plane on the I lt)th inst About aixty slips were taken, bringing an ag gregate of over sixteen thousand dollars. Tho whole number of pews and slips is 179, which will neat 1,066 persons. The estimated expense of the churoh ia 53/>,000. AnotmkR J it MKT Vrtiran Oo*r?We hear of the death, at his residence at Dividing Creek. Cum berland tounty, If,J., of Jonathan Hand, at the advanced i nf ef nearly ninety years. Mr. H. was one of Uie vo lunteers en f'nard the Hydrr Ali, when she captured the (leu. MoiiL ia lK>|aWhi'e Ua) ,and perhaps the last of that : gallant crew | City Intelligence. The Wkathicr.?We were almost tempted to belie yesterday, when we emeiged fruin our (louiicil, that winter had fairly taken hi? departure and lett u? in embrace of an opening spring The air was a* inild the aky an blue a? a May day'a. Uut oh, such w?ll<i And then the street* are in such a horrible cond.tic mud and mow aie piled up mountain high. Kirk.?A fire broke out yesterday afternoon, aboi o'clock, in the loft of the store No. 19-i Weststreet, lower part of which was occupied by Cadmus k Clo an a ship chandlery store. They also hod stored in two loft* above several hundred of hay. Am thin the tire probablj broke out, and about a btwd bales were burnt, and the remainder damaged by wu The building was not much damuged. Laying a Corner Stone.?The corner stone ol new lleforinod Protestant Dutch Church, was laid j terday afternoon at the corner of Stanton and Foro streets, with appropriate ceremonies. The churc! under the pastoial cure of the Kov. Mr. Lillie. The Park Dead House.?It it an old remark, t those who have no reverence for the dead ure equu regardless ot the feelings and withes of the living. ' truth of this remark is well exemplified by the stati the fence, fronting on the Park, which encloses Dead House premises. Three vears ago it was put and then consisted of five upright posts, and about a zeu boards, clumsily nuiled crosswise on the posts, a few months afterwards, four of the top boards g< way, and were blown down by the wind. Shortly al two more gave way in the centre, from rottenness, ( followed their companions. Tho part which rema consists of the weather beaten posts, and fix cr boards, leaving almost a free pnssage lor bipeds i quadrupeds to pass in and out, if they feel so dispos We remember that in the early part of last summer, attempt was made to fire the adjoining building which the I'nited States ( ircuit and District Courts held, and the recoids of both courts kept. Thwnat was subsequently investigated by the Mayor, the 01 of Police, and some of the Aldermen: and upon the vestigation, it appeared conclusively that the attei was made by an incendiary, but they couid not disco where he entered. It scent's to us, if they cast theire in the direction we speak of, they could not fail to ho got over this fence?made his way through the ar od passage that onons on the Dead House yard, to wh the fire was found to have commenced?concealed h self until it suited his purpose to fire the building turned the same way into the Park, aud made his esca The attention of the Common Council has been mi than once called to this subject; but up to this time, I thing has been done to remedy the evil. The era boaida are hustled about by every breeze that blow sighing reproaches at the Aldermen and Assistant. deimen, as they daily pass and repass through the Pa although they have within the last two months vot away over $200,000 of the public money. We the fore suggest to their Honors the propriety of making appropriation for the repair ol this unsightly enclosu The amount cannot bo more than twenty or thirty d lars, and we assure them that no appropriation whi has been made since thoy came into omce, will gi more satisfaction to all classes of tho community. A Wise Corporation?Dark Streets.?The strs I on Sunday night were dark as Krebu*, and yet the was not a single lamp lighted all over the city. C citizens were therefore obliged to grope their w through mud and water, with no light to guide them their dangerous path. On enquiring into the cause this, we learned that because it was set down in t Almanac that there would be a moon that evenii therefore the wiseacres of the Corporation thought the would be no necessity of having extra light. But fri some cause or other, the moon aid not make her appe ance, and therefore the streets were left perfectly da This is a curious way of doing business. On clear st lit nights, when there is no moon, we can see very vf in the streets, yet thon the Corporation give us soi light; but on cloudy and rainy evenings, when if it? fair weather, there would be a moon visible, whei light i* the most necessary, then we do not have w This matter of lighting the streets needs reformi altogether. Unnecessary Profusion.?The members of the M cantile Library Association, a> e admitted freo to A ! Colton's lecture, and exhibition of tho nitrous oxi gas, this evening, at Clinton Hall. S e the adver'i ment. This is a waste of raw material. The Meicant Association have gas enough, without any additi from Cotton's wind-hags The New Kngland Hociety have accepted the Invil tion of the Pilgrim Society at Plymouth, to celebrate t 93d instant with them, and havu deterred their celeb tion in this city . Coroner's Office, Dec. IS.?Died in a Kit.?The ( roner was called to hold an inquest at XJd st., betwe and 3rd aud 4th avenues, on the body of Jekn Hums* ? born in Orange county, N. Y., ItJ years of age. Verdi came to hi* death by a fit of epilepsy, brought on congestion of the brain. Drowned.?Also, a sailor by the name of Charles Ti lor, a native of Massachusetts, about 36 years of age, w fell from a plank into tho river, in a state of intoxicatii while endeavoring to got on board a vessel lying m the foot of Roosevelt street. Verdict, accidentally drow ed. Suicide at Flushinu, L. I ?A stranger, by the nai of Andrew P. Frost, arrived in Flushing a few days af and, without any apparent business or acquaintar there, remained till yesterday. He was observed wa ing on tho shore in front of the house of Mr. James, wh suddenly he drew a pistol from his pocket, placed t muzzle in his mouth, and deliberately I)law out I I brainj. In his pockots were found about $200 in moo< ' a note for $700, and an agreement to sell a faun for $24 From papers found about his person it is supposed ti ho came from the State of Maine, somewhere in t vicinity of Portland. The only reasonable manner of counting for his suicide and previous movements, is < supposition that he was insane. Common Council. Hoard df Ai.dkhmen. - Monday evening, Dec. lft. tlio absence of the President, Alderman Meserole v* called to the Chair. Petiti-ms.?Of Robert Thompson, for compensation : injuries sustained by the Crotou waier flowing into ! premises. Referred Of Wilson J. Hunt, for permission to alter the bulldi which Itr leases from the Corporation. Referred to noixe Committee. CM' owners of property in the lith AVard,1 for a Do ut the loot of 7(>tn street, North River side. Referred Committee on Wharves, Tiers and Slips. Of Oeorge C. Keeler, to be appointed a measurer bituminous coaW Oranted. Of sundry inhabitants of the 13th Ward, for a new ? cinance respectiiM^he re|>airs of public hydrants. H ferred Of Kb one 7 >r to have a fine refunded. Referr to Finance Committee Of Luther Very, of No 618 Broome ?t. for relief frc assessment in the matter of building a tower. Of Samuel J. Jones and others, to ba relieved fro assessment*. Referred Of J. Knapp. for pay for a horse killed ou Friday t 12th inst , while in the employ of the Corporation. R ferred. Of J. E. Nitch and S. N. Lewis. ()runted Of sundry persons to have 43d street, between 6th ai Hth avenues, regulated. &c. Referred. Ilrportt ? Of Finance Committee, in favor of remun nting B. Cahill for injuries sustained to his horses a carriage by falling into a hole left exposed in Jefferson Of Finance Committee in favor ol increasing the co pensation of Clerk of the District Attorney Carried Of Finance Committee, against making a'grant ot la under water to tho trustees of J. Furman. Of Superintendent of Repairs, recommending a furth appropriation to complete repairs at Jefferson market, Of Finance Committee, on communication of Comptn ler in relation to lurther appropriations. Adopted. Of Committeo to whom was relerred the communic tion of His Honor the Mayor in relation to Madisi Square. Laid on table, to bo printed. Of Committee on tho communication of the Manhatt Company in relation to distributing iron pipe* of sn company in Deaver street. Adop ed. Of Committee on Lamps and Gas, in favor of adoptin the street directory signs recently invented by Jam Ackerman, and recommending the Street Commission' to cause them to be put up where they may be deem* necessary. Adopted. Of commmittee in favor of concurring with the Boai of Assistants in granting to Messrs. Kerr *t Co. permi sion to build a drain at their own expense, from the brewery in Leonard stieet to the sewer in West Broa way. Concurred in. Of Committee on the application of Mr. Sandford, for j reduction of rent of dock Adopted. Of Committee oo Charily and Alms in, relation i| amending the ordinance for the re-organization of thj Alms House department. Laid on table and ordered t f] bo printed. Of Finance Committee, on the application of J. s J Drownell, Register, in relation to indexes in his office f Of Committee on Streets, adverse to the claims of Ja | McSorloy for alleged work in a well in 37th street. Of Committee in relation to amendiug the tima fill commencing the extension of pier at the foot of Harr J son street. 1 Of Finance Committee, in favor of dopositing certaij amounts to the credit of the Board of Education, vii : $278 to be expended in fitting up the new school buildiu ? in Oreenwich street, in the 1st Ward, and $700 t? me? 1 deficiencies occasioned in the 17th Ward by removin ' into the new school house. Of Committee on Streets, in favor of concurring will Board of Assistants in the resolution authorising thi wont side of 10th avenue, between 18th and 14th street to be raised so a? to conform to the easterly curb lm thereof. Concurred in. Of Finance Committee, in relation to the petition <.1 Oeorgn M Edwards, for the purchase or lease of part i| a lot of land in Chrystie street. Adopted Of Committeo on Wharves, Pipes and Slips, in favor o prohibiting the exclu?ive use or any pier south of Mai ket street for the landing of steamboati. Adopted. Hr<i gnat inn* ?Memorial of Trustees of tho Scvent Ward Scheol", lesigning their offices. Memorial re oived, ami resignations aocep ed. .'Ippoinlmmli ?John W. Frerries and Irad llawlc were appointed Trustees of the Ward Schools in th Seventh Ward, in place of Gabriel W. Cost and Stepfcc Hy?tt, resinned JUsmisi^alr Rmiif.-Aldermin Brady offered a res<, lutinn in iMvor of the Committee on Roads and Canal inquiring into the propriety of extending Bloomingdal< road from the 7th to tho 10th avenues. So referred. The Board then adjourned Virginia Education Convkntion ?Thru body fld lourned on Friday night. As we predicted, they adopter the minority's report, recommending the amended Ian ol 1941 (the District system) to which we referred. W? hear that a very animated and interestin&debate occur i ed upon tho re|>ort recommending the Armory Military! School, which wa regret was lost by a single vote Wei hope thet the Legislature will examine fully this import tant proposition, and give it a favorable direction.- j Richmond Enquirer, Die II. Hkmoionin NkW Jersey.?Th* New Jersey Bap tist State Convention, Hnd tli* New Jersey Stat' Education Society hold their anniversaiins as announce* ut IVcatawa, on the lltli nit. Iti'iolu'ions were pas < | in favor of the American Sunday School Union, the Am* rican Tract Society, tho American Itaptist Publication Society, and the Ameiican and Foreign liihle Society Tho contributions in nid of the < on vent ton amounted to more than $1100 ; ?il the Education Society, to ahum $400. The nest annual meeting u ill he held in the Firs' church of Mhl'lletown. The Her. Mr. Collum wil preach the opening sermon before the I onvention tin Itev. Mr. Lincoln, ol Mount Jlollv. will preach the j|. , ing sermon before.the Education Society