Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 25, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 25, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. York, Wednesday, fflnrvk Mi 1M?? The Next Foreign News - Arrangements for Kxpreaees. The steam ship Unicorn hae now been out six days, and she will probably reach our shores some time next week, witn about two weeks' later intel ligence. We understand that the Holy Alliance, pleas ed with the equivocal success that attended their late tremendous efforts in the express busi ness, are again in the field, determined to outstrip the Herald, even if we don't run an express. They have, we understand, entered into another agree ment to express the news trom Halifax, and are de termined to outstrip themselves in this effort. We can't tell whether they will succeed or not, but we are certain that they have not made their calcula" lions in the right spirit; they have been fighting among themselves too much about the last express. They have based all their calculations on the slow sailing of the Unicom, and imagine that they can, with great ease, beat her with their express from Halifax to Boston, several hours. The Unicorn is as good a steam ship asthtre is in the Cunard line, and her enterprising com mander is as energetic and persevering as any other. In addition to this, the Unicorn will not travel across the Atlantic after this voyage ; for she lias been engaged to run between Pictou and Hali fax, and her commander is well aware that if a land express were to beat him between Halifax and Bos ton, while it would be a matter of congratulation for the Holy Alliance, it would detract, in a considerable degree, from the reputation of his vessel, and of, also, himself. He is aware, as much as any other man, that, on this side of the great pond, fast sail ing is a quality better appreciated than many other tilings in a steamer; and that to be defeated by a land express, would be a perilous thing, both for himself and his ship. On this account, therefore, we consider the Holy Alliance are straining them selves to little purpose; for the moment the cap tain of the Unicorn hears of their intentions, he will take good care to reach Boston before them, or about as soon as they do, and thus defeat all their purposes. As regards the Herald, we are not prepared to say whether we will run an express or not, for it alto gether depends upon the color of the moon. We have consulted our almanac, but no satisfactory Teply has been yet received. The minute our mind is made up, we shall publish it to the world. In these days of magnetic telegraphs, when a thought leaps from Boston to New Orleans in a second of time we must keep one eye upon thejightning lines, and the other upon the iron rails of the Union. But. is the Unicorn to be beaten 1 Affair* In mexlco?Advance of the Army of Oocupatlon. The march of the "Army of Occupation," from Corpus Chriati to the Rio Grande, has attracted the attention of those who had nearly lost sight o' Mexico, in keeping their eyes lixed upon Oregon The strides of the United States to greatness, wilj compel the world to look at us at all points at once. It will not do to think that one question alone is to absorb all others, for a week, or even a day. , j Affairs in Mexico appear now be to approaching a crisis. It is impossible, indeed, that things can continue long in their present position in that dis tracted country. It is some time since the , Herald directed public attention to the condition of Mexico, and showed the necessity of some de cided action on the i>art of the United States, to prevent the meddling interference of the |K>wers of Europe with onr world. The United States are the only legitimate power to direct the politics of the Western hemisphere; to protect the weak against the strong, and to sustain, by our friendly counte nance, the free institutions, which have no other soil in which they can flourish. For Europe is ad verse to liberty in Europe, and it belongs to us, the greatest republic in the whole world, to watch with zealous care, that her enmity to liberty, which reigns in her own regions, be not actively transplanted to this hemisphere also. Since we first discussed the affairs of Mexico and the policy incumbent * on us in view of these affairs, the eye of European poli ticians has been directed with intense anxiety to wards the some point. Since we pointed out the ne cessity of our interference, in order to anticipate and prevent interference from across the Atlantic, the London Timet, taking its cue from our lead, has not ceased in energetic articles calling upon the European world to anticipate us by some decisive action, and to prevent that interference on our part which they greatly fear?which they know we, of all other na tions, have the greatest right to make, and which the imperative emergency of the case renders it our duty, as a matter of self-preservation, to enter upon. We do not mean to imply, by these remarks, that our cabinet is idle or neglectful in this important matter. On the contrary, we have every reason to believe, from recent movements, that the very course we have so long recommended and advocated, has been and is now pursuing under the wise and cau tious policy of our present chief magistrate. What direction the cabinet may pursue in this matter, an it is an affair of high State policy, it is not for the public yet to know, nor for the journalist to antici pate prematurely. Our course, whatever it be, should be covered from the direct knowledge of the European powers; and the well-known prudence and caution of the President, is a guaranty that such a caution on our part is not combined with fear, nor is the prudence exercised, alloyed with hesitation or imbecility. While we may or may not admit that inactivity in the matter of Oregon might be the wisest course? the course which would eventually throw the whole country quietly into our hands?it must be conceded that an inactive policy, consistent with our safety as a republican people, is inadmissible in relation to Mexico. Meanwhile, the advance of our brave army on to the Rio Grande is as much evidence as would be, in the present juncture, safe to make public to the world that such an inactivity is by no means the policy which we are intending to adopt. Europe will perceive and understand that it is not our inten tion to stand by and see a monarch and a monar chy of the old world established on our very bor ders, and a great antagonist power created which never could be, in the nature of things, a friendly power to us. California, by the voice of the mass es crowding into that rich peninsula, will soon be ours. In the meantime, Sonora and the adjoining provinces of the North of Mexico, begin to show symptoms of discontent with the political disorders of the central government, and we hope that agents, and other means, duly set in motion, will direct their minds to their only means of preservation from an archy?and that is. a i?eaceful annexation with our happy republic. We have grounds lor believing that they are not suffered to remain in doubt of our friendly and equi table dispositions; and that whenever the propermo ment shall arrive, we shall be lound ready to admit them into our midst, and secure them in the full possession 01 uiiir rights, their laws, their religion, and thsif property. Tha. 'hey should be made to know this is a duty oil our side; and no doubt it baa bean performed already, in such a way as is pretera hie to any noisy promulgation of our readiness be- | fore the world, by boasting resolutions from the ca ritol. A hint is sufficient, and ere long we may hope to sea a termination to Mexican disorders, in the way of peace and voluntary annexation. Who knows t.ut that the simple advance of our troops to the Rio Grande may lead to the almost immediate absorption in this Union, of the whole of Northern Mexico 1 HfLKXDiD Lai nch.?The new packet ship Colum bia, will be launched from tha ship yard of W. H. Webb, foot of Seventh street, East River, to-mor row morning, at 8 o'clock yiie is full rigged, sad lienea the sight wJU bo well worth seeing The HtfntUc Telegraph*?Their Influence on the Deittnf of Amerlee. The great increase in the lightning lines?the in fluence they are beginning to have on trade, politics and religion?has already attracted the attention of statesmen and legislators. We notice that Massa chusetts has it in contemplation, to enada law, to in corporate the proprietors ot the telegraph which is about to be established between this city and boston, and to provide, upon the conviction ot any person wilfully injuring the posts or wires, tor the imprison ment of said person, in the State prison for not more thau live years, or to be tined a sum not to exceed five hundred dollars. Tliis is an important, and a very proper move ment, for, without exception, the magnetic tele graphs are yet to iorm the most powerful element in our social system. To the intellect and sagacity of American philoso phers, the world is indebted for two of the most wonderful agents of civilization and refinement ever conceived by man. An Americaa mechanic, the immortal Franklin, by the aid of a schoolboy's kite, appalled the greatest minds of Europe with the magnitude of his discoveries. He it was, who by this simple contrivance, proved the identity of lightning and electricity, and succeeded in drawing the former from the clouds ot heaven, and held it Bubject to his will. The philosophy of an American republican, a man of our own generation, whose fer tile mind was nurtured and expanded by our repub lican institutions, was the first to improve on the discoveries of his predecessor, Franklin, and make that lightning subservient to the purposes of man kind. Not only the speed of lightning is attained, but lightning itself is made its own messenger. Distances heretofore considered almost unap proachable, can now be reached in a second of time. Steam, the great predecessor of electricity in civilizing mankind, the benefits of which the nearest and remotest nations of the globe have ex jierienced, is now distanced, and is yet to be super seded by the invention of an American, a descend ant of the men who first proclaimed to a down trod den people, the right of God's creatures to the fullest and broadest liberty of thought and action. To the revolution achieved by those men, we say, is the world indebted for these two great discove ries?electricity and steam. By the effects of the former, our race has increased in civilization and refinement at a rate never before dreamt of; by the latter a revolution has commenced, which is des tined to still further advance our species, and draw us towards the climacteric of all that the most san guine could desire To America, especially, have these wonderful sci entific achievements been eminently serviceable.? Our country, a few years since, an impenetrable wilderness, traversed by the red man alone, in pur suit of game, its silence disturbed only by the music of the babbling brook, as its waters coursed over its pebbly bed, and on whose surface the wild fowl played its gambols since the creation, unaflrighted and undisturbed; the forest trees, grown rank in the fruitful soil of nature's garden, the luxurious shades of which protected the men of the forest from the scorching rays of an almost tropical sun, and formed natural ambushes, wherein to disguise themselves, to surprise their equally wily foe?all these have vanished, and cities, towns and hamlets now cover the space once occupied by the Indian? The gurgling brooks have been converted into mill streams?the wild fowl may for a while alight on its frothy surface, but soon departs?the eternal oak and hemlock have disappeared before the axe of the woodman?the fruitful Boil produces food for men, and the cunning Indian has been forced to retreat before the torrent of civilization, to the grounds illuminated by the western sun?and the whole sur face is welded into one centre of iron, by the magical influence of steam. Such have been the changes wrought by that diseovery. The long contested claim of superiority has been yielded to the white man, and the pufl of his locomove has drives his savage foe to the setting sun. But if Bteam has caused a revolution like this, under the genial influence of republicanism, what will not electricity periorm under the same advan tageii! I If space was distanced by the former, time is out run by the latter; and this even,at the start. What poli tical eflect it will have on the destiny of our country, is confined in the womb of the future. But one fact is certain?the apprehensions indulged in by our states ? men and patriots, those men whose souls are centred in the one absorbing subject?love of country?are useless. The inevitable consequences of Western re publicanism?peaceable acquisition ot neighboring territory, through the force of moral influence alone ?which a few years since omened badly for the destiny of free government, may be now rather sought than avoided. Let our territory be never so extensive?let it extend from the North Pole to Cape Horn, and from the Atlantic to the Pacific? still, by the magical influence of electricity, it will be as one family and one State. As the arteries of the physical body are the conductors of life to the most distant extremities, so will the magnetic tele graph be the means ot communication with the widest portions of our territory, vivifying the whole, and preserving the Union in its "mystic meshes." What can then impede the progress of the United States, and of free government 1 and what estimate should we put on this great agent, by whose power we shall eflect such wonderful progress 1 May we not, without detracting from the majesty of the Al mighty, and without conceding to ourselves any su pfcsor claim?may we not think that he has gra ciously been pleased to give to us this subtle agent, for the purpose of advancing with the great work that he has committed to us?the political regenera tion of our species, and the elevation of the beings whom he has formed in tys own shape I Truly, the prospect for the fature is gladdening?America is a thrice happy country, and her people peculiarly favored. Wages of Operatives.?Jt is not for us to parti cipate in the controversies going on between politi cal journals, respecting the effect of our tarifl sys tem upon the wages of operatives; for these contro versies are of little use and are prompted by adverse interests; but we must exercise the privilege and duty of an independent! press, in condemning the mode in which the payments are made. Nominal ly speaking, the inmates of American factories always receive good wages; probably no class of working people in the world receive better. But how is it in reality ! The capitalists who own the manufactories have stores connected with their establishments, for the sale of all kinds of merchandise. They lay in their goods, by purchases at auctions or otherwise, at very low prices, and sell them at an enormous pro fit?on many articles AO per cent. Well, suppose the operative gets $10 per week ; on payday he goes to his employer, and what does he receive 1 Current money, bank notes, or specie 1 Oh, no ! He has politely handed over to him an order on the store; and to the store he must go and buy goods, at a price often 25 per cent higher than he could purchase them at other places for cash. This is in deed "keeping the word of promise to the ear, but breaking it to the hope." It is a wrong, an unjust and wicked system, which should long ago have been reformed- The manu facturers of Great Britain, ju one tune, paid their operatives in the same manner; but the attention of Parliament having been excited, an act was passed compelling cash payments. The Legialatures of our manulacturiag States should take the same course, and do justiee to the industrious, though humble men, who look to the labor of their hands for an honest living. IxtroETA.Tr, ir Teite ?It is said that the Ameri can consul at MEtamoras, J. P. Schatxell, Esq , is in prison at that place, accused by the authorities of corresponding with General Tavlor, at Corpus Cbnalt Nxwspatxxx is Ouuo.n City.?We observe by * ?lip cut from a late Sandwich Ialand paper, that a gentleman lett Honolulu, with a preaa and types, for the purpose of eatablisbibe a newspaper in Oregon City. This press and these types went from this city. The march of civilixation and refinement is, in these latter days, more than in any other manner, betokened by the introduction and success of the press. In Oregon, an independent press can just now be ot essential service, if conducted upon the right principle. That powerful monopoly, the Hud son Bay Company, are using all the efiorta in their power to nip in the bud all American enterprise in Oregon. The American settlers are forced to pay tribute to them, or suffer exceedingly from their per secutions. They have, in faot, succeeded in buy ing off many supporters ol American interests,and thus silencing them. An independent press, which will manfully and boldly resist the encroachments of this powerful Company, would accomplish more just now than any other agency. Let it only be free and untram melled, and its introduction into Oregon will be long remembered with pleasure. Important from Hayti.?The schooner Bridge water, Captain Alden, arrived yesterday morning from Cape Haytien, whence she*sailed on the 7th inst. The day before the Bridgewater sailed, news ar rived at Cape Haytien that the people of St. Mark's and Port-au-Prince had revolted against President Perriot, and had refused to march against the Spa nish part of the island; and that they had chosen a new President, General Rishere, who was march ing for Port-au-Prince, against President Perriot. It was thought at the Cape that President Per riot will resign his office as President, and retire from government service. It was also thought that the south part of the island was in revolt, and had refused to march against the Dominicans, according to the inten tions of President Perriot. The Spanish fleet, reported as having sailed from St. Domingo city for Cape Hayiien, had arrived at the Cape, and sailed again for St. Domingo city, after having had every thing settled to their satis faction. Testimonial to Capt. Ykaton.?We find in one of the Liverpool papers, the following testimonial to Captain Yeaton, of the old favorite packet Bhip Ox ford. It is fully deserved Shit Oxford, 23th Fab. 1846. Dear Sir?We, the undersigned, cabin passengers per ship Oxford, desire to express towards you our heartfelt thanks for your uniform kindness, and urbanity to us, and also for your unremitting exertions and extreme watchfulness during our late severe and boisterous pat{ sige from New York. In taking leave of you, we beg to assure you of our continued esteem, and hope tbat prosperity and success may sttsnd your futurs exertions. (Signed,) W. J. Cantbll, jun. Auo S. Tosiss, 8. Wfbstcr, 8. B. Ktans, To Capt. Samc. Ykaton. Pktkr Rooksion. Theatrical*. Park Theatre.?" The Brewer of Pre?ton" wa? re peated the leoond time leet night. The following it t brief tketeh of the plot: -Daniel and George Robiuson are twin brothert, of perfect retemblanee to each other but ol different temperament*. Daniel It a quiet, gen tle, good tempered mortal, fond of ease, and averse to every 0?tnff in the ahape of contention and strife.? George, on the other hand, it of quite a different dispo ?ition, iond of busy life, alwayt fighting and getting into tome ?crape or other. Poor Daniel, from hit perfect re temblanee to hit warlike brother, often pay* the penalty of hit brother'* freak*, by being miataken for him, and obtaining the chaatiaement which properly belonged to hit wild ctp brother. The courte of life purtued by each it in contonance with their individual disposition* Daniel become* a brewer, and i* settled at Pretton, where, leading a peaceable and quiet life, he acquire! a comfortable independence. George enter* the army, and become* Captain of a regiment in hi* Majetty** *er vice. After aome year* patted by them respectively in . their *everal avocation*, during which time they have not teen each other, Daniel, the Brewer of Preaton, i now become an old batchelor of #fl, determine* to mar ry Hi* affection* have been fixed for *ome time upon the vounc and beautiful Eflle, an orphan reared under i hi* care, who love* him with unaffected aimpbeit^und is. like himself, beloved by all the nomerou* ina?**ae of , the Brewer** large establishment The warm-heaited Iirawer, by pretending to Eflle that he to going to marry a young lady tent to him from London for that purpes*, and consigned to him aa marriageble merchandise, alone with a quantity of bop*, draw* out from her a f?5l avowal of her attachment, and finally both are rendered perfectly happy in the purpose and intention of an immediate marriage. Here the fir*t scene of the opera open*. The happy brewer is *een in the mhlst o??i* men. He distribute, reward, to thMi according to their merit, and bide them all make many, as he is determined to be hePny. The marriage fearti* prepared, the ceremony i* immediately to be perform ed and all the guests are invited. But on such a happy occasion the best seat at the table must, of course, be reserved for the beloved twin brother, whom Daniel the Brewer ha* not seen for ao long a time, and hisi arri val i* expected with the utmost anxtoty. While all to now reedy/ only awaiting the arrival of ^e expected brother George, bad news to brought to Daniel the Brewer. Sergeant Toby Croeobelt, a stiff, rough ?ildler of the old school, appears at the brew-house to try to find out what has bocometof hto captain, George Robin son, Esq., who has been absent from hto regiment be yond the time of leave, and unle** he return within a given hour, will be condemned to death a* guilty of de sertion ; for the time* are critical?it to 1'4A> the year of the great rebellion, when the Pretender, with a formidable army of the Scotch, has invaded Eng. land. The fidelity of many officer* is suspected, aid hence rigorous measure* are resorted to, and Captain George Robinson i* condemned to die if his suspicion* absence i* protracted any longer. What is to be donel The Brewer i* distracted at the prospect of hto beloved brother's disgrace and ignominious death. The gentle, loving Eflle *hares all hi* anxiety, and the two deter mine to start off immediately to see if they cannot find the brother; and informing him of the danger which involve* him, bring him back in time to the army. Daniel expeots to find him at the (country seat of Sir John Cailyle, where he h*s heard the captain had an engagement of the heart, and wa* paying his addressee to Sir John'* daughter. The two, therefore, Daniel and Eflle. start immediately on thi* journey ol affection and anxiety ; and the old-fashioned carriage of those time* is reen in the distance, drawn by black Bess, the Brew ei'* mare, and the heavy machine move* off with its pre cious burden in sight of the audience. But alas ! the brother cannot be found, and Daniel and Eflle return, after their fruitless journey, tired, disheartened and co vered with dust One more hope still remains, and Daniel determine* to accompany Sergeant Toby to the camp, to intercede for his brother, and to try to gain time, so as to save, if possible, his life and his honor. Thev arrive, hi* brother'* regiment i* drawn up, and the men, who, like Sergeant Toby, are devoted to their captain, no sooner set their eve* upon Daniel the Brewer, than, being deceived by the perfect resemblance, they imagine it is their Captain come back again, and greet him accordingly. Now, as the time is close at hand which must deoiae the captain s fate, for there to but one hour before his doom *? fixed, the brave Sergeant Toby soicas upon the happy idea of substituting Daniel in the place captain; and thus of saving his captain's life honor, by making it appear in the person of Daniel,as if the Cap tain himself was returned/ and that all was right. Daniel, not without much fear and heaitatlon, consents to assume hto brother'! sword and military costume, in hopes thus by the affectionate deception to seve his deer brother. The poor, simple brewer, is now transformed into the shape of a redoubtable captain and warrior. 1 The Sergeant and th* affectionate all they can to encourage him and driva away his cowardly fears ; even Eflle herself lays hands upon the sword, and marching I up and down, seta him an axampla how to assume the I hero, and to look and act like a soldier. The scene in which all this U represented, with the singing and mu lie accompanying, to delightful, and toll* admirably Moaatimo, all that would have bean the duty of the real Captain Georga, bacomea tho duty of the pretended Captain, the poor, quiet Brewer of Prestoe. lie is obliged to lead his company into action?be meat fight against hto will, and look big and brave, while ha is ready to dto with fright and apprehension. Hegive. an aceount of the action, and how he comforted himself on the dreadful field in tho terrible fight, to a charming song sung more sweetly than ever Brewer before did .inf. Thue Daniel, the Brewer, to auflbruig lor hie brothei a ?eke ; but another plague to at band; Sir John early le hand* him up, and threaten* to fight him if he dost not immediately marry hto daughter. Now. than, Effle to alarmed in vood aarnost. for she would be distracted if married any ether than herself. Here is a subject of greet grief and sorrow, both to Daniel and Efllo. but of infinite amusement to tho audi one*. Daniel to afraid to fight, and does not want to many,while Eflle would net wish the former, but would no completely distracted at the latter alternative. The seenee, situations, songs aad chorus**, growing out of those avonts, are numerous, amusing end enchanting tt ends attest by the appearance of tho real George, who marries the daughter of Mr John, and Ike now hep aBrewer goes home in pern* to marry the Ihlthlul e. and "live happy after." The ourtain drone upon the marriage scene, whtoh is repreaented to th. itotenee. lu beautiful and thrilling reality, making th* heart of manyafair maiden beetit th* bold reality of th* scene J while the Brewer to U?e loregrouhd, with the levely Kffle and th* faithful Toby, sing, charmingly, a d*Hgj? ful farewell to a highly pleased and gratified auditory. Koenthoatoem with which the pe.7orm.noe,weere reirsd last night was very great?the piece to toll of livelv animated and beautiful music. W# will notice at ere sent only two passagss, which are perfect gem* in Ftaeir kind. Th* one to the cheru* of th* captain ? com. pany, with th* little drummer bey, (Vfaetor Tho*. Dode awr arrays i Brewer, en hi* retain from the fleldof battle, reoouato to Fflto ktotofHiuMi iai tovto aoqwMtod himself to the dangerous ?ocountor. The antic of tbii ia sweat beyond conception. Wo do not moan to any these two ara the boat, or that too other porta are not equal to them ; but among ?o many beautiea, if ia difficult to se lect ; and, whereaa, one rich gam ia much ia a piece, here wo bare pointed out two, and it time allowed could many more. The opera will be given to night, and wo hope for many nighta in aucceaaion. Bowaav Theatrb.-" Marmion " waa repeated laet night; at the Bowery, with tremendoua eclat. It ia not only a gorgeoua apectacle, almost uorirailed in the hia, tory of the drama, but its characters are excellent spec! mens of fine acting. What can exceed the stern dignity or fiery ralor of Marmion, (Mr. Scott,) too sweet grace of Constance de Beverly, (Mrs. Jones,) the rorengeful courage of De Wilton, when he has thrown off toe dis guise of the Palmer, (Mr. Davenport.) the mates tic de meanor of King James, (Mr. Clarhe.) or the coquettish, artful way of Lady Hawn, (Mrs. 8e< geant) t The scenery has been got up with such correct judgment and exqui' site taste, that it confers no little honor upon the artists concerned. Mr. Jackson has evidently paid no regard to expense, in bringing out this beautiful and romantic piece. The days of English and Scottish chivalry are Brought vividly to the view, and a strong impulse given to the martial spirit of the beholders. We are glad to see that the public evince so just an appreciation of the me rits of this spectacle, by attending on it in crowds. Such enterprise as Mr. Jackson's merits the most liberal pa tronage, and we are happy to see that ha constantly ob tains it. "Marmion" will be_repeated to-night, together hoi with the operatic drama of "Rob Roy." A large houae will, of course, he in attendance on such a magnificat bill. Bowery AMrtiiNHXATRE.?This place of amusement was again crowded to overflow last night and had we not been very early in attendance, we could have hardly caught a glimpse of the astonishing performances of the dancing horses, the waltsing "twins" and fighting ponies. It is certainly a vary novel and yet a picturesque exhibi tion, and is certainly beyond the parallel of a rational description to point out the varied and classic attitudes of these quadrupeds?"these pictures in little." They waltz with all tne freedom and ease of a Parisian ballet master ; set-to?gloved and belted after the manner of the most distinguished amateurs, and dance the Polka with all the grace and scientific acquirement of Korpo nay. They must be seen only to be realized. In addi tion to these attractions, Messrs. Sands, Lsnt It Co. have secured a very valuablo and highly talented troupe of equestrians, among whom, Pentlaod, the clown, McEar land, the wonderful somerset man, Mosaly, the great act-rider, Madame Gardner, and others almost squally celebrated are inoluded. This company remain but for a short period j and all thoaa who would aea the sa gacity of the horse fully developed, will not omit the present opportunity ^afforded sham. The beat of order prevails in this establishment, and an efficient police force has already been organized. A very attractive and varied bill ia offered for this evening. The Harmonists, at Palmo's.?The originial Ethio pian Harmonists gave a grand conoert at Palmo'e last evening, a very fashionable audience being In atten dance. The songa, glaas, choiuses, Sic., sung by the Haraoniata ara in good taste, and prove them to be ar tists of a high order of talent. Tbey accompany them selves on toe bone castanets, banjo, Congo tambo, and accordian. Those who would spand an agreeable ava iling, and liaten to toe awaetest music, cannot do bettor than pay a visit to .the Opera House during the stay of the Harmonists. M. Collinet's Farewell Concert. ? This distin guished artiite, whose debut at toe Park Theatre, aome time since, created so great a sensation among too musi cal circles in the city, gives a grand concert ot instru mental music at Niblo's, on Friday evening next, when he will be asaisted by all the moat prominent artist*. M. Collinet ia, without doubt, the most skilful performer on the flageolet that ever viaitad this country. His play ing is characterised by sweetness, brilliancy and deli cacv, and has won for him the applause of the dilttanti of Europe. Thr is positively his last concert, aud if ical taste in " there is any musical taste in New York, it will be crowded. Leopold de Meyer was to give a grand concert in Richmond last night The citizens were anticipating a rich treat. Dempster gave an entertainment in Richmond on Monday evening. The papeie juatly speak of him as a singer "remarkable for the touching sweetness and pathos of his expression." Jim Crow Rice, the comic negro extravaganxist, took his farewell benefit in Richmond on Monday evening, aSJinst. Mrs. Mowatt was to^jive her last performance, at Mo bile, this season, for the benefit ot Mr. Crisp, on the 17th inst, The Duke of Coburg, author of several musical com positions which have obtained a great celebrity, has just composed e grand opera in three acts, entitled Zara, the subject of which is borrowed from Voltaire's tragedy. This work waa performed at toe theatre of the Court of Gotha.and the audience, who were then in ignorance ot the name of the author, received it with unanimou* ap plause Several piece*, such as two cavatinas by Zara ?the duet by Zara and Fatlma, the air by Orosmanes, in the first act, and the finale in both toe second and third acts, were encored. The Rogers Family, consisting of three sisters and a brother, are giving concerts in Providence, R. I. Their eingingia much admired. City Intelligence. Primary Elections.?The democratic primary elec tiona, for the choice of committees to nominate candi dates for tba ensuing obarter election, and alio for the State convention, mere held in the different wards yes terday. There mere three or four opposing factions, each having a ticket of its omn. Nothing can be told of i the result. In the 4th and flth mards there mere small ' roms, although me saw no bloody noses. The Chi?f ef I Police sent a posse of officers into the 4th ward, mho preserved order throughout the day. In the 6th ward a i few chairs were broken, and about 3 o'clock, the people thinking there had been voting enough; took the ballet boxes and cleared out with them. Boon Trade Sale.?The forty third semi-annual book trade sale commenced on Mouday, although that day mas taken up in the sale of stationery and binders, articles, the books not being reached till yesterday. We took a peep into the auction room of Messrs. Bang*, Richards and Piatt, where the sale is being held, and found gathered together about a hundred men, stamped with the impress of their busiues*. engaged in making purchases. These men may be ssid to represent the li terary taste and standing of the) portion or country from which they come, purchasing only such books as will sell in their latitude. The books sold are of ell characters, from a child's primer up to an Encyclopedia. The own er of the beoks usually places himself upon the stand with the auctioneer, and Interlards bis cries with re marks upon the books, such si " too low," " no more of 'em," " couldn't duplicate 'em." Whenever a book S>es at a price somewhat higher than is considersd re ar high, the whole community ot booksellers present, several times yesterday expressed their opinion by a prolonged whistle. The trade price of the books is giv en in the catalogue, but they usually sell for shout half that, and if sold st retail for that price, we should judge bookselling to be a profitable business. For instance. "Wilkes* Exploring Expedition," invoiced at $10, sold for $6 60, and another edition of the same work, In five splendid volumes, invoiced at $'13, sold for $16. The Encyclopedia Americana, invoiced at $3S, sold for $14. Another edition, $34, sold for $11. Moore's Works, at $3 36, sold for $1. And Scott, at $3 60, sold for $1 36? When the audience are tired of trading In food for the mind, they have only to step up stairs, where a liberal supply of bodily food, in the shape of crackers and course, tongue, ham, Ac. is provided by the auctioneers. The sale will probably continue several days loDger, and we expect to day to see ex-Mayor Harper, who Is m prodigious favoiite with the booksellers, on the stand. He generally interests them considerably with his puns and jokes. Kirs.?On Monday night, at 9 o'clook, a fire broke out in the rear dwelling of 3i First st. It was caused acci dentally by a lighted candle, and extinguished by a policeman of the 17th ward, before much damage had been done. Another Fire.?At about 4} o clock yesterday morn ing, a fire was discovered in the liquor store No. 49 Bowery, kept by Edward Oreen. It was discovered by officer Stewart, of the 10th ward. Damage trifling. Chanok or Time.?On and after to-day, the Philadel phia line leaves from the foot of Liberty street, at half past 4 o'clock. It is said that this change will enable pass^gers to be in Philadelphia in season to take the 10 P.M. line for Baltimore. Rescued krom Drowninu.? A man by the name of Samuel Warnock accidentally fell into the dook at the foot of Montgomery street, and would,in all probability, have been drowned, had ha not been rescued from a watery grave by polioeman Anspake, of the 7th ward. German Society.?The annual dinner of the above Society comes off this day at the Astor House.? Ambng all the numerous societies in this city, none surpass the German in practioal utility and benevo lence. We have had, by means of one of its most excellent and praiseworthy offioers, an opportunity uf learning something of it* doings. All the poor , and distressed among the Germans, who are fonnd deserving and in want, meet with ready relief from the Society, and we learn that over $600 per month has late ly been peid out in eeeieting distressed families. This is conduct not only praiseworthy io the Society, but it is an absolute beusfit and voluntary donation to the city, which ought not to be unnoticed nor forgotten ; for it it were not for this Society, all these poor people would come upon the oHy funds for relief. Succees to works of marcy and good will to men, wherever they era done, end profperity and peace to the doers of them, whoever they ere. New Voir Statr Colonisation Society.?Tha Board of Msnagars of this Society, held a special meeting en the 19th inst, and appointed a Committee of Arrange mente, to give notice of a public meeting at tha Taber nacle, to take Into consideration tho exigencies of the colony at Monrovia.iariaiog from tha large number of I slave* thrown on their bounty, and which were on board of tha elavar Pone, recently captured by Commander i Bell, o( the United State* squadron, on the coast of AM I ca. Pursuant to notice, there was a large meeting at the Tabernacle last evening. Tha excroieea ware com menced by a prayer by tha ilUv.sDr. Da Will. After which tha Secretary afthe Board of Manager*, dellvtred an address, io tha course of which ha detailed tha parti culars of tha capture sf tha Pom, and tha miserable condition of the anfortuaete negroes coafied on board. Ha also stated that in coDsequsnc* of this unaxpectsd and great addition to the colony at Manrovia, it was in cumbent upon the Christian public to make some provi sion for their support and maintenance, as the fund* of thacoloaiat* were altogether inadequate far that pur So**. For this purpose It we* contemplated to espatch a vaesel freighted with such articles as were needful on the first of May next. The Rev. Mr. Rocrwbll, of Boeton, then addressed the audience, and depicted, ia glowing terms, some of the enormities committed on the Coast of Africa by ?lever*, tho arurder ef parents, and the capture of their children. He was followed by Dr. Tyng, who, while he applauded the efforts of the Colonization Society, de clared hie unwillingness to co operate with thoee who pursue a course of abolition agitation in this country regarding domestic slavery, which tend* only to make I aa ieaue that will result la the overwk*l?fa? defeat of , Km weaker party. Already, ba said, tbJa agitation baa | defeated the purpoies which it* projector* had in view, and, if any thing, fattened tighter the (hackle* of the slave. Dr. Tyng wa* succeeded by tba Rer. Mr. Colt Butler, E?q ; and a collection wa* aaada la aid and B. F. _ _ of the design of the Board. Tho Preiident said tba i of $10,000 wa* required to effect the deiirod objaot Bloohikgdal* Ahum roa tni ?Wo vistod, a law day* aince, the Asylum for the Insane at Bloem ingdala, and,accompanied by the committee, minutely in ?pected the establishment. Those who have never visited an asylum for the insane, would be surprised at the per fect order, quiet, comfort, and neatness everywhere ap parent throughout the Bloomingdale. There are no chains, manacles, or instruments of torture here. The " tranquilizing chaira" have been removed, and no mud*, mittens, wristbands, straps, or other leathern ap paratus are to be found on the premises. This is in ac cordance with the spirit of the following paragraph, which we extract from the physician's report: ? " Show the insane man that you feel an interest in bis case?that you really consult hi* welfare?that you will even submit to some self denial or self sacrifice to promote his interests, and, in nineteen cases out of twenty, you have secured a friend who will be the foremost to pro tect you from injury. There are but very few persons laboring under mental derangement who cannot be ap approached as a brother would meet a brother. There is no piece in all the earth, where the infant can be more safely entrusted than in most of the halls of a well regu lated asylum for the insane ; and none where the little child is more petted and carressed." The asylum is a branch of the New York Hospital, and is under the general control of the Board of Governors of that institution. The principal building is constructed of hewn stone^and presents an imposing and pleasing laid out in a beautifal appearance. The grounds are style, and ornamented with fine trees, fragrant flowers andshiubs. A ten pin alley, a quoit ground and baga telle table, furnish amusement and exercise to the male patients. Chess, draughts, dominoes, and battledore? with the piano, violin and flute, are at all times accessible to those who may be benefited by them. A reeding room, furnished with reviews, magazines, newspapers, and books?a school for instruction in the ordinary branches of an English education, together with natural philoso phy, chemistry and geometry, have alio been established. In the garden there is a magnificent conitrvalotre filled with the rarest and most beautiful plants, which fill the air with their perfume and delight the sense* of the un fortunates. Carriages and horses are devoted to the use of the patients,and rides through|the adjacent countryare found to have a,beneficial influence. The institution is under the immediate care of fliny Carle, M. D., who has spent many years in Europe, visiting the principal asylums for the insane, and examining the mode of treat ment adopted. Dr. Karle is an enthusiastic admirer of hi* art, and is universally beloved and respected by his patients ; and, indeed, by all who ever conversed with him. He appears eminently qualified for the dis charge of the duties devolving on him, as prin cipal" of such an establishment. Accompanied by tbia gentleman and the Asylum Committee, we visited the wards where the unfortunate patients are confined. In the first we found a large num ber of females, some young and beautiful, others aged and infirm. These were cases in which the disease was eihibited in its mildest form. A casual observer would see nothing to lead him to suspect them deranged, and a conversation with them but served to strengthen this belief. We have certainly seen in the domestic cirrle, and in business life, hundreds who seemed more deranged than the persons before us, who appeared to be but "mad, nor', nor'-west?when the wind is southerly they know a hawk from a handsaw." The apartments in this ward were all neat, clean and well furnished, and the inmates appeared tolerably .cheerful. The doctor informed us that many of them were fast recovering, and would soon be able to return to their friends As we were leaving, a pretty, bright-eyed girl approached us. "Well, Mary," said the doctor, " here are some friends come to visit us." "Good morning, sir," said the girl) "Good morn ing," we replied. "An! it is very beautiful without?the sun shines, and the bird* sing merrily, but I cannot en Joy it?all here (placing her hand on her breast,) is sad and lonely." We learned afterwards that disappointed love had brought the "thick coming fancies which keep her from her rest." In the men's department we found some thirty or forty patients, the others being out in the garden or strolling about the farm. Here we saw mad ness more distinctly defined?men in some cases entirely tal i divested of mental and moral energies, directed by the capricious impulses of the moment, or laboring under some deluiion or hallucination. As we entered the apartment, a jovial looking old gentleman came forward, and taking the doctor by the hand, he placed his finger very knowingly to his nose and said in a loud whisper. ?" Well, l're Just wound it up." " Wound what up?" said the doctor. " Why, the sun, to be sure; I'm clerk of the weather?glorious day, Isn't it? hal ba! ba!" and he laughed at his ^own conceit Here too was a man who exclaimed as we passed him? " I'm Polk and Delias"?" I'm Folk and Dallas " The physician informed us that be had been laboring under the strange hullucination for a long time, that ne was really the President and Yice-President combined. Seat ed near this person was a man reading-He appeared to have caught the infection from his neighbor, for as he saw us he rose, and confronting the party, whispered in the ear of each?" I'm John Tyler." We confess we were somewhat alarmed at this announcement, and anxi ously looked round to see if Bob was near, thinking it probable, in that case, that the contents of that extraor dinary book " Ahasuerus," might be inflicted on our un offending ears. But Bob was not there, and we breathed more freely: when a bullet headed fellow came from ?m exclaio his room exclaiming," What, are ye turned Turk* - hoo, hoo, a hoo, shew !?htwe they come, Gulliver end Queen Victoria"?and then his muscles seemed to grow rigid and he sprang towards the doctor with clenched fist. Dr. Earle avoided the blow, and holding the madman firmly, but gently by the arm, he looked him in the eye. The maniac quailed beneath bis searching glance, and sunk harmless at his feet. He was removed hjr tendant. 1 ne power exerciavu ny this extraordinary man in controlling his patient* by kindness, and the sim 81e efforts of his own will, Is indeed su'prising. He treats ism as brothers, and most of them love him as a friend. As we ware leaving this hell a young man thrust iato our hand a letter, which upon examining, we found direct ed to the Hon Daniel Webster. The plan of a railroad to Oregon contained in it. if written by a sane man, would be a capital hit at some of the wild schemes promulgated by visionary enthusiasts iot the same object We make the following extracts. After lome preliminary remarks, he states that he has perfected a plan, " and it is this?that by using the bright sands of the sea-coast, and the round clean stones or other hard matti r with water-lime, you can make a road from here to the upper part of Oregon in a month or less?because water lime mixed with clean stone or glass, or anything solid, will make a road much better than a railroad?so far in a month: for inslanoe, make it soft and mix it clean, and throw it upon the ground as far as you choose, and make it smooth ; and as soon a* it is dry, it is, in my opinion, hard er than rock. And should the great men of our great democratic nation now altogether do right, believe surely as I do, that in one day I could with that mixture, by the aid of good builders, make one hundred ships a day, wide and flat on the bottom. 8uch a ship, in my opinion, would draw but little -, and as far as war was concerned, no cannon, shot or ball, could hnrt any one, for it is rock-smooth, and the balls would slide under. Now, in my opinion, England could be mad* a State of this Union, and all Europe, and this hemisphere, and the whole world, could easily be made one great democratic kingdom." The letter goes on to develop* the plan by which this might ba done, and concludes with "Show this to Calhonn, and let me hear from you immediate ly." We saw many other curious things while at the asylum, but the limits of our columns will not permit a longer report. The institution appears to be in good bands, and is deserving the attention of the public. A grand ball is given once a month, which about sixty pa tients attend. It must be a very interesting sight, and we intend being present at the next one, and shall give an account of the visit ALMS HOUSI AND HoiPITAL ACCOMMODATION!. -With ?11 tb? money that ii expended yearly, for the profeated purpose of providing for the poor of our city, it might be expected that the really unfortunate?the tick poor would find at all time* a ready entrance to the public 5oor home, or hospital; but thii ii not always the caee. he offlce of the (Jommiaiioner of the 'Alma Houae, which la in the old buildiog in the rear of the City Hall, la cloaed at an early hour in the afternoon, and it ia not unuaual to aee poor creaturea making their way to thia offlce, after it ia cloaed, entirely unable to obtain the aid which, perhapa, their necessities required ahould be at once administered. They muat go away until the next day, when, perhapa, they return to be elbowed away from the crowded door, by the aoorea of aturdy paupers who have been in the trade ao long that they have learn ed all the intricacies of system, and come well supplied with a tale of woe of tha peculiar kind which ia not to be evaded by tha offlciala. Not long since, a young man from the southern part of Indiana, waa taken sick while on his way hither, and Anally arrived in thia city, without an acquaintance, out] of money, and ill with ague and fever. Ha waa willing to work?was of couraa unable to do anything ?and waa therefore obliged to ! aeek assistance. He applied to the Commiaaiooar of the Alms Hoase, but on being interrogated, and disclosing | the faot that he came from a distant State, he waa in i formed that he could receive no assiatance from the in i stitution, and be waa obliged to maka room for a lot of ! able bodied raaeala, who grow fat on the public bounty every year. We saw this youth, aa ho came from the | Commiseioner's offlce, rejected, while be saw many who only made a mock abow of need, re-elre aid; hia voice I failed him aa he attempted to tall hia story to some by standers. Let the undeserving be cast adrift, or obliged to work for their bread; ard let the actually necessitous be relieved wh in they apply for aid, and thus will our Alma Houae be rendered a blessing >o the destitute, and not remain as now, a harbor for indolent vagabonds, and a machine for the use of designing politicians CoaoNaa'a Orrica, March 34.? Sudden /V?rV?The coroner held an inquest yesterday, at No. J03 William street, on the body of William Tryon, a native of New York, 3d years of age, who came to his death by conges tion of the lungs. The coroner likewise held an inqu'st, at No. 48 Prince street, on the body of Jane Shaw, born in Ireland, 88 years of age, who came to her death by disease of the lungs oitd Suddenly ?The coroner su called to hold an inquest at the York House. No 7 Washington street, on the body of Thomas Neville, a native or England, 48 yean of age, supposed to have died from disease of the heart. An inquest will be held to-day. Court or Oyer and Terminer* Before Judge Edmonds, Aldermen Stoneall and Compton, , Mamcas ? ?Jliumpt f KM -Jacques A. P. Batbiere. indicted for Aring a pistol at Ralph Lockwood, with in tent to kill him, was placed at the bar and arraigned.? The prisoner pleaded not guilty, and his trial was indeA nilely postponed. Tkt Nuinnct Cast? TV PtapU vs. fUhrl Rid*, Ja c ?A H. Ridrnh?ci,?nd Other, ?Alter the jury was empan nelled in this cause, wbioh was not until f o'clock, Mr. Horact K. Clark, one of defendant's counsel, applied for an ordor that the Jury might vtaw the defendant'* esta blishment in 4th streat Tha order wae made alter some opposition from tho counsel on tbo other side, and Judge Edmonds directed thet the jury, ia company with one of the member* of the court, rhould tl-en proceed to view the premleee, and adjourned further j roceediags ia tha cante until this morning. It ia thought that tho onus* will not be Anisbed befeie Saturday. Murine Court. Be'ore Judge Witerman. March |34?Wm. 9auth vs. WiUieas 8. ?VII** and Benjamin Buxien.?Thn Jury in this casa,(reported in tho U*ald of yeehsrdny.) returned a verdict for the de ft Broadway, brtwcaa I chut* aad dnlanut I of Cotacars, Extracts,' .. off?r*d Tor sala at the rrrv lowaat priest. l_ moil aagtrior quality, wholesala aad mail. PUkawrt Riding Mod, 408 Bowurjr? W* caaaot rremamred lo tho ladi ? aad ??oilmen a mora ideasaat aad l.rsithliil way of P**iio( *a boar thaa oa oao of Lit. brow'. well-trained horse*. We 1*1 i*T* it i* for lack of exercise that consumption has become aa Americas ism The eeeaina ess* for tea tie men is open every evening. Tsims for a coarse of II lessons only II Wright's Indian Vegetable Pllla, In ad dition to their being ouc of the best anti-bilious medicines in the worl\po'ssis a power of removing pain which is traly astonishing. Four or (tea of said Indian Vegetable Fills, taken srsry night on going Co bed, will ia a short time com pletely rid th* body of those morbid humors which, tf lodged in the lirer. are the canae of pain ia the aide, sometimes ea tending throush to the shoulder blade; dilfieulty of breethlug, nausea and sickness, loss of appetite, coativeacss, indigestion, ti.tulrncy, swrthy, or yellow complexinu, and other symi torn* of u ind.minstioa. or torpid state of the liter. Wbioht's Indian V/.octablx Pills also thoroughly cleanse the stomach and howela of all bilicus honors sad other inpar'ty; aad, therefore, are a certain care for colds, dysentery, cholera morbus, and every disoider of the intes tines. They tlso aid and improve digestion, aad coaseqaeotly give haaith and vigor to the whole frame, as well as dnvs diseases of every name from the body. Caution.?It ahoald be remembered that a man by the name of Samuel Reed, who sella medicine purporting to be Indian Fills, ia Gay street, two doors east of Market street, Balti more, ia uot aa agent of mine, neither eta I guaranty as gaaataa , ane that he haa lor sale. I Only security against imposition, is to purchase from ao per I son unless he can show# certificate Of agency, or at the oAce , and general depot, No. h? O.eenw.rh sneet^^ew Tork^ I Navigation of the Ohio River. I Places. Tim. Stole of Rtvor. ! Cincinnati, March 19 flood. Wheeling, March 14 16 foot. Pittsburgh, March 20 9J ft., rising. Louisville, March 16 over tha mark. HOBBY MARKET. Tuesday, March 94-fi P. M. There was a panic ia tho stock msrkot to-day, and I fiooo fall off from one to throe par cant At tha first Board, Long Island fell off 1} per cant; Canton 1J-, Har lem 34; Norwich and Worcester *4; Reading Railroad 1; Morris Canal I; Formers' Loan 4; Pennsylvania Flvas J; Ohio Sizes 1. Tho solas won vary large at the decline. There was a alight improvement in the street, after the adjournment of the first Board, and at the second Board. In looking over the bill now before the Assembly, granting a charter to the Hudson Rivor Railroad Com pany, we have boon surprised to find that there doea not eziet the slightest analogy between the title and the pri vileges proposed to be granted ?, and although wo do not care how many lines of accommodation may be eete blisked for tho public nee, we nevertheless entertain the common sense opinion, that the Legislature haa no right to plica any body of man in a position to troepaso on tho established interests of other*. The bill authorises the construction of a railroad from tho city of New York, passing tkrongh the counties of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Renege' leer, ending at some point opposite tho city of Albany, and with the consent of the C jrporation of Albany, to ?root a bridge over the Hudson river. And the only re strictions in relation to tha rants to be determined en ere, that tha road shall not run oast of tho Eighth Ave nue and Hudson street, nor be looated east of or within on* mile of the Harlem Railroad ia Woitoheater county When w* observe that tha line of tho Harlom Rail road ruM at average of twenty miles from tho Hud son River, these latitudiparian restrictions bear evident signs of positive deception. That the Yiver route is not in the contemplation of the new applicants, Is evident from tho fact that they are not restricted from running their road within one mil# or est of tha Harlom road, in any county except Westchester. Why not say at once, within one mile of tho river?this would bo fair and above board. Wa are happy, however, to find that the beauties of tho Hudson River are not to be desecrated?that railroad causeways will not be thrown over its picturesque bays, and that tha majestic scenery of the " Highlands" may yet be protected from the ruthless hands of wild specu lators. if this system of inconsiderate legislation is to become the policy of the country?that no regard la to be paid to tha enterprising exertions of those en whom previous authority has been conferred, we hope that seme gene ral law will be enacted, empowering any individual, or association, to construct railroads in any and ovary di rection, that tha Legislature may not hsrealtar be charged with special legislation, in violation of previously conferred rights. If such a law ahould be passed, the pubiio will be on their guard ?they will have no legislative faith to depend on for protection ? and whatever expenditures shall then bo mane,,will near stronger marks of indepen dent enterprise and personal responsibility ? tko risk will have no other support than the profltabtonoos of tho project and the certainty of success; very few improve ments will be attempted, for general benefits, based on patriotic motives. It may be wise to aatahlisk some general system; but uptil this be done, the Legislature should be held inviolate, and should a general power he granted, it* privileges should not becoaao operative within the vicinity of roads alroady established, or til the terminavionof their corporative limits. We annex a statement showing the amount of revenue received for duties on merchandise imported in the Bri tish mail steamers arriving at Boston during the last six yesrs:? Duties on Merchandise Imported in Boston and Litis TOOL STCAMSHirS. In 1640 amount of daties 2.9M M ISil 7M?g 23 1842 128,974 ST 1811 64047*16 1814 91? IN SS I MS 992 76 Total araonat paid $*,777,47) ? Acaiia *1 trip* 469,(41 19 Britannia,.. >6 do 301,141 II Caledonia,.?*) do. .* 473,011 |4 Cambria..... 6 do 361 Ml 43 Columbia,. 13 do 37.713 37 Hibeuis,.. 44 do 333,030 I) 107 do $3,777,473 N The whole amount of dutioo roc aired at tba Bootoa Custom-House, (ton the lot to the 90th loot., waa about four hundred and twenty. Are thouaand dollar*. Thia la only about one half of the amount received at the Cua torn-House of thia port during the pott week. The total receipt* from cuatom* at this port, from the lit to the 90th in?t, amount to nearly two million* of dollar*. Aa there are many interested in the bank* of mi?in. sippi, both as stockholder* and as debtors, wo have to ken from the law recently pawed, the most important section*. It differs in many ]>oints from the original Briscoe bill, but it oome* near enough for all preottcal purpose*. The object the Legislature had In view, no doubt, waa to wind up tho various defunct banks of that i State as rapidly and aa Judiciously as possible. While J these institutions remained in the hands of assignee*.1 there waa no probability of their affairs being liquidated ? so long as there were assets remaining on hand suffl- ' cient to pay expenses from year to year. The sections i from the new law which we have wleetad, show that J the trustees have the power to make the most rapid pre. a grew in the settlement of the banks of that Stat*. Benina lit MiSsiwirri.?Thb New Ime liu. See. 1. Regulates the appointment of trustees. Sec. 9. It shall be the duty of all p all persons hating pos- a session of any property or evidences of debt ot any n corporation, against which judgment of forfeiture shall ? be rendered, upon demand being mad* upon them by tho 1 trustee or trustees, to surrender, forthwith, to suck ? trustee or trustees, all such property and evidences of I debt; and upon failure so to surrender, such person or i persons shall be deemed gnilty of e contempt of ssid m court, sod punished as in other oaaoe at contempt. Sec. 3. Inventory of tho ptoperly and evide debt, to be returnable by tba trustees to tho of the Court. no# of Sec. 4 When the inventory is returned, aa aforesaid, tb# trustee shell proceed to sell, under the order of said ? land evidences of debt specified and set forth^^^^^^J ventory. The real estate shall be sold before the Court j House door of the county where said real estate is so t situated; the personal estate before the Court-houseM in the county where the bank ww alituated j audi the bills receivable, notes, judgments, doorooa and! ether evidences of debt, secured in whole or ial part by mortgages on land, ahull bo sold before the g Court-house in tne county wberu said lends ate situaled: I touri-nuuiB in van coumj wnwiw *ws ??? ??%?***w. * and other bonds, bills, notes. Judgewnto, decrees, and ? other evidences of debt, shell be saidin the ceuotiw ? where the principal debtor or debtors live, or their ox- f ecntors or administrators reside ; end if the prinoipal debtor or debtors be noe-resident, tb* sale shall be ia ? the county wberu the security or securities reside, at i the Court-house, as in ether cases w aforesaid; said true ? tee shall give ninety deye notice of the time and place of J such sale, under this act; e notice shall be posted up in L twu public place* in the county in which snob sale J* to J t.h. place, and one in n public newspaper printed ia tho v State. Said trustee ahull reader en account of said sale, ? under oath, in like manner as his inventory. M Sec. ft No trustee shall have, directly or indirectly, ? n purchaser at his own sale, or to aet aa agent far others. Sec. f. At the term at which Judgment of forfeiture M be rendered, the oourt shall appoint throe comaaiwieoort ? to audit olaisM against such corporation, whose dot* It ? thsll be to give notice to ell persons holding claims H against such corporation, to present them to sold com- H mlesion*rs for allowance ; and said commitaioaese shell ' audit and allow all the bonds, bills, notes, poet note*, and t certificates of deposits, which have been issued by said bank, although more then six yean may have elapsed ' due or demendod ; saM | since the same may have been notice shall be published for two suooessivo months in some newspaper in this State; end ell claims not pse- ? rented to said commissioners within twslvo months alter tho date of such publication, shall bo forever barred. Sue. 7. The money in the hands ef the trustee# ahull be distributed in the following order 1st Tb* oempepstt^on of g order?? . ? the trustees tad <*??*??

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