Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 9, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 9, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. New l'ork, Saturday, Nay M, 1M& The Weekly Herald. The Weem.y Heiuu.d to bo issued this morn ing, is embellished with two beautiful engrav ings?one, "May Day in New York the other a "View of the Fortress of Snn Juan de Ulloa at Vera Cruz." It also contains the latest news from Mexico, Texas, and the Army of Occu pation ; the foreign news by the steamship Cam bria, at Boston; the proceedings of the Medi cal Convention ; the Trial of ex-Gov. Thomas for Libel on Col. Benton ; interesting and impor tant foreign and domestic correspondence; de bates in Congress, fcc. 4tc. It will be ready for delivery at the desk, at 8 o'clock. Price 64 cents. Affix Ira on the Rio (?rnntlr. Public opinion in this region appears to l>o some what at fault in relation to the position ol athiirs on the Rio Grande frontier. Some suppose that the skirmishing and bloodshed which have already taken place between the Americans anil Mexicans, amount to nothing-?do not indicate any proba. bility of a general action?and will probably end in aegars for two, and peace for all. Others draw a different inference, under the lielicf that the Mexicans are only waiting until the sickly season shall set in, when they mean to fall upon the Americans, and defeat them if possible. Our relations with Mexico, according to the lat cst intelligence, arc certainly anomalous. If we are not at war, what are we at I The American navy is before Vera Cruz, and the American force r> blockading the |x?rt of Matamoras ! American blood has been shed by the Mexicans ! and pom pous proclamations are put forth by their General! nil indicating the most rancorous spirit of hostility. It is conjectured, also, with some pleasure, that before this time the Mexicans would have at tempted to dislodge the Americans but for a new revolution which had broken out in the Southern departments of Mexico, in favor of Santa Anna, conducted by Alvarez. Taking all the facts and circumstances now known tons, it is very evident that unless sonic decisive lino of conduct be pursued by our govern in their warlike demonstrations, matters ?e protracted until the season and the fever | -ially aid the Mexicans in disgracing J .. V u arms. No one doubts the courage j of the American troops?their discipline, their ea- j pai .:i''ir ol fleers, or their ability to thrash j readily twice the number of muskets which they j reckon ; but there must be unity and spirit in the camp. There must be energy and capacity in the government, and in the war department. Thus far, the government, in the management o' Mexican affairs, lias exhibited a mixture of ability and incapacity. Their designs appear to have been v\'ell taken; but some of the details have been unfortunate, By what influence in the war de partment has it happened that the services of that intrepid and gallant soldier, Colonel Worth, have been taken away! It is time for the President and cabinet to comc forth from their obscurity, and to take an open, bold and decisive position on the Mexican ulfnirs, and bring our relations with that republic, one way or the other, to a crisis ipmlily. Tiie Militia Laws.?The militia system of this State, under its present organization, has been the jiource of trouble, vexation and inconvenience, lor a number of years, to the people, without, in return, yielding a single advantage worthy of no tice. Under its operation our citizens have been taken from their business, ami been forced to make laughing stocks of themselves, a certain number of days in every year, to the iuflnite amusement of the ragged urchins about town, who, 011 " soldiering days," turn out in their full strength to bear witness to the short-sightedness and imbecility that must have animated the origi nators of this absurd law. The disapprobation of this law has been mark ed and decisive. It was, indeed, partially brought forward as a rallying cry at the last election ; and the candidates that were then electcd, went into office partially pledged to reform this nuisance. How have they succeded in satisfying the jieoplcl Not at all. They have touched the subject a little, but that is all. They have skotched the snake, but not killed it. They have passed a law abolishing im prisonment for militia fines, but that is all. 11 they had but passed a law abolishing all militia fines, the root of the evil would be reached, our citi zens would be saved a great amount ol mortifica tion and trouble, and the cligtut of regiQiental coxcombs, who annually fleece the jieople out of sums of money, under court martial warrants, would be obliged to cat their oyster suppers and smoke their segars at their own expense. Now that the people have failed in procuring 1 any remedy for this abuse, from the Legislature, i their next effort nuTst be directed to the State Con- j vention. We hope the delegates who will meet 1 next month, will take this odious law into consi deration, and devise meant for ridding us of it speedily. Punishment of Bribery in Pennsylvania.? McCook has been fined $600, in Pennsylvania, for attempting to buy a legislator there with $500. The judge, in passing sentence, said he was sorry he could not catch other offenders. If the judge would look into the annals of the United States Bank, he would find them there as thick as strings of onions, by the dozen, two in a bunch. SrRiNo Pi-ruing.?Mr. Ritchie, of the Wash ington Union, is purging the democracy, lie has denounced the Charleston Mtrcury, and all that portion of the Southern democracy of which it is the organ, as being jio longer identified with the democratic party,?by which he means the Polk section ol" the same. Thus, the war of the sections has begun ; but where will it end 1 Fot'RtERlSM on the Wane.?The Skaneateles community has changed hands, having been pur fins- I by a person who has assumed its debts? i ? Hi-.*' too, wc do not know. It is going down like other similar communities which ? i up the ghost in the West. It is only tuiui.isluPg that these ridiculous attempts have been able to continue so long. So Soon 1?The two democratic organs here arc already at issue upon Mr. Secretary Ban croft's Reixirt: the Nnrt praising it to the skies, and the Giobt denouncing it for a disgraceful pro duction. Which is the real organ of tlie govern ment now 1 Thk STEA>tMirr Cambria.?The Yarmouth tit giiter, a verv respectable paper, published near the scene of the late disaster to tho l fimbria, says the Botton *Mmttiirr, make* the following remark! with regard to it : From the best accounts we are able to ob tain from people at Wellfleet, and the report* of the fish ermen who were off the ( upe on Sutunla). and the j?aa M-ngers, we have no hesitation in >aying that the running a*hore of the Csmbria was one ol those unavoidable ac cidenta against which human foresight and nautical skill could not provide. The cause of the disaster -w as a south current, which had been setting several days, at three miles an hour The fishermen make this report, and it is no doubt the fact, as such current* frequently exist alter easterly w inds. The Cambria was in this current five or six hours, which accounts for her being so far oil her course. This is not the first case of the kind that has oc curred. Vessels coming from the eastward, the maters not knowing that such a current ever existed, ha*e been swept still farther off their course. The ilenseness of tha fog on Haturday night, lire vented seeing the shore. She came on shore opj>osite the bounds betw een Truro itnd WellHeet. and we believe that there is not another point on our coast where a vessel could approach from the eastward without the soundings would indicate that aha was approaching the shore. ArrolNTMENTS BY THK GOVERNOR, May I, 1*16. William W. hox, commissioner to sujicrvise the expenditure of money collected ami rccclvcd by the health commissioner and others, for certain charitable institutions in tho First Senate district reappointment Henry B. Brooks, of Uie city of New Vork, brigade ma jor inspector of frith brigade of tnfantrv, vice KdwardM. Hall, tesigned. Chailes A. Burton, ol Herkimer. Herki mer county, brigade major and inspector of tth bngade of jflemen, vice Ueoife U rail am, resigned Commexcemint or the Religious Anniversa ries.?The first of the religious anniversaries began last evening, by the celebration of the African Education ami Civilization Society, at the Taber nacle. A full report of this interesting assembly will be given in the evening edition. We shall continue our labors through the ensu ing week, and give full and correct reports of the doing's of all of thc?c assemblies. For this pur pose we have engaged and mean to employ a dozen or more reporters, in different capacities, in order to give the public the best reports that can be procured. We shall publish each day during the coming week, n Supjiletnent to the Herald, for the purpose t>f embracing these reports. This Supplement will be furnished to our regular city and country subscribers and agents grain. The news carriers of this city are included in this ar rangement. To news-boys, and all others than subscribers, this Supplement will be furnished at the usual price of on Extra Herald. From this arrangement will be seen the ad vantage the regular subscribers to the Herahl have; for by this arrangement they secure the Supple ment, containing the rejwrts of these assemblies, without any additional expense ; while mere tran sient readers will pay for it the same as they would for an extra. Theatrical aud Musical. Tahk.?A crowded and fashionable audience graced the benefit of .Mrs. Mowatt, lact evening. The play of "The Hunchback" w as produced on the occasion, Mr*. Mowatt i sustaining the part of Julia, and Mr. Vandenhofl' that of Master Walter. The ]>art of Julia is one of great diffi culty, and requiring a great deal of care and study, before perfection can be attained in it That Mrs. Mowatt was perfect in it would be saying too much. But we can | safely say that she was fully equal to the part?that is, whatever faults were apparent, were such us arose from j want of practice, and such as she can easily correct. Her | acting in the 3d scene of the 4th act, was natural and , truthful?it was, indeed, unsurpassable. But her "do it," in the 3d scene of the ftth act, was not as effective as we could have wished ; and for this reason?that her voice was not well regulated in delivering the pre ceding sentence. If we might be allowed to make the sug gestion, w e w ould advise that she take pains to regulate the inflections of her voice by the rise and fall of the sen tence. We know that it seems easy in the closet ; but a young artist finds it extremely difficult on the stage.? i Mrs. Mowatt's voice is sweet and beautifully modulated; I and if she give it natural play, it will be more effective than if she were to school it after the most approved fashion of the phonologists. Of Mr. VandenhofTs Master Walter, wo scarcely know how to speak. There w ere some excellent points in it, and v et it did not, on the whole, please us. The fact is, Mr. VandeuhoA' has a stereotyped passion which he uses in all characters, and which makes his acting appear, in some parts, very in congruous. He does not seem to have a facility in un bending himself to suit his characters. His elocution is excellent ; but it is too artificial, and he wants that pliancy which is particularly necessary in such parts as that of Master Walter. But we would be doing him injustice to omit saying that, notwitstand ing its many defects, it was such a representation as very few could have given. He should throw off'that lachry mose intonation, which is, to be sure, very proper in its place, but is altogether out of place in such passages as that in which lie calls Julia's attention to the "massy Pillars" of the banquctting room. Mr. Bland's Sir Thomas ! i litlord, was a very creditable performance, as far as sjieech-making went, but was too icy and passionless for so anient a wooer. Why was not Dyott cast for this | part .' We would not be understood as disparaging Mr. ! Bland's acting, but really Mr. Dyott is more fit to sup- j port the character. Barrett's Modus was excellent; Mrs. i Abbott's Helen unexceptionable; and Fisher's Fathom the ! best we have ever seen. At tho close of the play Mrs. j Mowatt and Mr. Vandenhofl' were called out to re ceive the applause of the audience; and at the close of the afterpiece, in which Mrs. Mowatt apiieared j as Charles 11, in " Faint Heart Never Won Fair Lady," she was called before tho curtain a second time, and hav- I ing been led on by Mr. Barry, was greeted with tumul- I tuous applause, and a shower of bouquets. After she had retired, Mr. Barry came out, and in Mrs. Mowatt's I name, thanked the audience for tho very flattering roco|> tion she had met with, and announced for this evening the repetition of last evening's bill. Bowery Theatric.?The entertainments, last evening, at this establishment, were for the benefit of Mr. Daven port, one of the most popular and deserving actor* upon the boards of the Bowery. The evening commenced with Bulwer's celebrated play of "The Lady of Lyons," with Mr. Davenport, as Claude, and Mrs. G. Jones as rauline. Mr. Davenport, as Claude, was superior to any thing we had before seen him in. His elocution was good, as well as his gesticulation. If he could overcome a little super flous stiffness, it would much improve him. But Mr. Da venport is a young actor, and bids fair to become eminent in his profession. Mis. Jones, as Pauline, acquitted her self in her usual chaste and energetic mauner. The other pieces were tho "Adopted Child,'' and tho celebrated nautical drama of "The Star Spangled Banner," in which Mr. Davenport performed the character of Go-ahead Tom. Thcro was a crowded house. This evening, "Wallace," "The Brigand Monk," and "The Star Spangled Banner," i will be played. Greenwich Theatre.?Mr. Plumer took quite a aul> stantial benefit at this theatre last night, there being a very good house, notwithstanding the threatening aspec* of the weather. The " Alpine Maid" wis admirably per formed and highly applauded. Mr. Chapman and Miss Drake were decidedly excellent in their respective parts, and well sustained their high reputation. The engage ment of Yankee Hill closes to-nignt, when he will appear i In two of his most popular characters, Jonathan Doubi ! kins and Nathan Tucker. The "8avage and the Maiden" I is also to be performed, forming, altogether a glorious ! entertainment. Great preparations have beeu made by the management for the production of the new drama of "Richmond Hill," in a style of great splendor, on Monday evening. The complimentary bencnt to Mr. Myers has been got up by some of tho first men in the city, and will probably draw one of the most elegant and fashionable houses that has ever occupied any theatre in New York. | Christy's Mixstels.?Another crowded house was at traded to Palmo's, last evening, by the Ethiopian min* j strels. This fine company have never been in New York before, and have drawn crowded houses notwithstanding ' the bad weather with which they have had to contend. They were the first regularly organized Ethiopian com pany ; and Mr. E. P. Christy is the author of many of the popular Ethiopian melodies. This is their last evening here, and is set apart for the benefit of G. N. Christy-, the inimitable bone player, on which occasion he will give the bones the extra touches. He has become a prodigious favorite with the New Yorkers, who will give him a bumper to-night Mr. Philif Ernst.?This gentleman, who was tho first to introduce the Bcchm flute into this country, and who has long enjoyed the esteem and patronge of some of our most resectable citizens, by reason of his high musical attainments, is about to give a concern on Thurs day evening next, at the Anollo Saloon. He will be as sisted on the occasion by Mr. Hermann Wollenhaiipt, of the Musical Academy of Leipsic, whose execution on the piano is very highly spoken of. Sec advertisement in ! another column. Philharmonic.?'The whole musical world seems to be 1 in a state of excitement and expectation, about the forth coming " Monster Concert," in aid of the funds forthc erection of a Philharmonic Hall. This concert is to take place on the 30th instant; and on this occasion more musi cal talent will be collected together in this metropolis, than has probably ever appeared together in this country. Madame Pico w ill volunteer her services ; so will fSe Meyer, if he returns by that time ; so will Mr. Burke, and'so will all the musical talent in this city. We hear, moreover, that a number of artists from the neighboring cities, purpose coming here to lend their assistance on this great occasion. There will h? altogether from four to five hundred vocal and instrum< atal performers. An act of incorporation of the Philharmonic Society has been before the Legislature at Albany for some time, but has as yet passed only two readings. We do not see what can possibly delay its final passage. There never was a more harmless act brought before that august body, and nothing but good to the cause of art can possibly be the result of its passage. Then why this unnecessary delay ? Let it be passed at once, so the funds arising'from the above great concert, may immediately be applied to the purchase of a suitable site for the building. Without in corporation, the society cannot of c6urse proceed iu the matter. Mr. Burke is to give a concert in Syracuse on Monday the 11th inst. Mr. Brougham is giving very succcssful entertainments at Worcester, Mass. Maeder's grand concert is announced in Boston forthc 13th inst Sixteen players are to perform oil eight piano fortes, the effect of which must l>e astonishing. Added to this, he states that eminent talent from New Vork will ap|>ear. Mr. Dempster w as to give his last concert in St. Louis on the .KHh ult. Mr. Murdoch was to take his benefit in Philadelphia last night. The performances w ere to be " Komco aud Juliet,' and selections from the " School for Scandal." Tr*riKT0* nx the Ohio.?This eminent vocalist seems to l>e quite successful in the West. Prentice, of the fauitvilU Journal, a good judge, gives the following account of his progress : ?Mr. Tcnipletoii very complete ly vindicated his title last night, to the reputation of being one of the first Itnoir, vocalists, in a series of musical ems showing the peculiarities of English. Irish and cotch melodies. He seemed to l>e native to each pecu liai melody, and was master of every movement of mu sic, passing from the adagio, through the andante to presto time, with a natural grace aud ease that bcs|>oko him a master of his art, rarely ever seen in Louisville l*fore. His bravura style in the song of" Old Towler," was a masterpiece of execution. The expressiveness of Mi. Tvniplcton we have never heard surpassed, and the various anecdotes with which he enlivened the didactic portion ol his entertainment, w ere told with a power of mlmicrj * richness of brogue, a naturalness and spirit, inat would hay e been a fine entertainment of themselves, e rordially thank Mr. Templeton for one of the most entertaining evening, we ever spent in the Apollo WHU r?^r Templcton was greeted with a large and anM i?.ihu.^f|* ua,e,,ce' who testified their warm ? I ? *>> <'>e most rapturous ap fnCor?': display of musk-ii .!? mm i f"vr mo,io" feet nnd hands that we ncyer saw mo\ ed irom quietude before. Dc Meter ix New Or,.,,,, We have seen letters from New Orleans, w ritten by private pen?., giving a very droll and amusing account of tf,e extraord imrv reception und popularity which has attended the'Tot ste|?> of De Mej er, at New Orleans ,.n,l Mobile It seems the great pianist has been running backwards and tor wards between Mobile and New Orleans, giving concerts in each of these to U>e number ol eight or tea or E bom?all crowded?all enthusiastic?as muck so as they were in thit city. On one occasion, the enthusiasm pro duced by his unique performance, wai 10 very over* whelming that it brought down bouquets upon at the close of one piece, to the number of fifteen or twenty. Artists, even, hare set their genius to work, and the most extraordinary and original caricatures have been issued there by a Frenchman, which have set the whole city in j fits of laughter. One of these we hare seen, which Is a , great curiosity. It is a most singularly exact represen tation of De Meyer's expression and face. The hair, ac cording to his usual style, is made to flow loosely back at cither side of the head. An eye-glass is fixed closely in the socket of the right eye, which peer* at the looker on. A cigar, a foot long, ignited, grace* the left corner of the mouth with a sort of " easy elegance." under which is a a well-brushed imptrialc. The whiskers profusely and richly ornament the chin. He is represented in the atti tude of a countrr pedlar, taking two of" Erard's" pianos, strapped like peddle-boxes at either side, under the arms. I On the right peddle-box is perched a " real lire Yankee," gaping in wonderment at some composition of De Meyer's, which he hold* in his hand. In the left hand, he holds a well filled bag, which, if opened, would doubtless be found to contain a pretty fair amount of those raluable nestlings called " American eagles." A plaid trowsers gives a fine finish to the (out enttmble, while the long stride ami complacent looks of the great musical prodigy ?would seem to indicate that De Meyer is well satisfied with the sale of those goods which he carries in his ped dle boxes, on Jiis " March Marocaine," from the city of New Orleans, which appears in the distance. The music and time to which he marches is set, and also has a place in the pictur^ The caricature is evidently designed to compliment, and reflects much credit on the artist. The conception is excellent, and the expression highly credit able. The artist would doubtless find it a Rood specula tion to forward some hundreds of copies to this city, where De Meyer has also thousands of admirers of liis j extraordinary musical abilities and genius. Bands' (c Lent's America* Ciacrs?Bonds' St Lent's fine American Circus, with their splendid stud of horses, athletic, graceful, and skilful riders, gorgeous dresses and trappings, and their beautiful and wonderful little , ponies, have been performing, for a week past, in Troy, 1 N. V. Here they met with immense success, and were ; obliged, at times, to refuse two or three thousand people ? admission. On May Hth, they will be at Waterford ; on the 9th, 11th and 13th, at Aloany ; on the 13th, at Sche nectady ; on the 14th, at Amsterdam ; on the 15th, at .lot?>ustown ; and on the 16th, at Fonda. The people of these>towns have a rich treat in store for them. Rink's Or<;an School.?The publication of this great wort; Vy Messrs. Firth, Hall St Pond, has reached its secoiid'uumber. We cannot pass a work of such impor tance to'the musical world, and one so much needed, without a. brief notice. No good or thorough instruction | book for tlie organ, has erer, before this, been published in I this country, and this, being the very best extant, should be immediacy obtained by every organist and student of the instrument throughout the country. City Intelligence. Launch ok a Nkw HiusinoiT.?The new and splendid .steamboat Atlantic, ii to be launched at eight o'clock this morning', from Bishop & Simonson's ihip yard, at the foot ol Sixth street, Kast River. She ii intended to ply be tween this city and Norwich, in connection with the Nor wich and Worcester line. We shall give a full descrip tion of the ceremony in to-morrow'? paper. Board or Assistant Aldermen.?A special meeting of this Board was called by the President last eveniug, w'th a view of completing some unfinished business, which has been bcfoiy them for some time past, including the Hudson Street Railroad, and the charges preferred against Mr. Oakley. Superintendent of Repairs); but, not withstanding the members of the Board mustered strong at the supper room, they (ailed to take their seats for the transaction of business. This is the second farce of the kind that has been euacteiLin the course of the last week. Amongst those members, who were present, (as on other occasions.) may be mentioned, Messrs l arsons, Candee, Gray, Roberts and Oliver. The President, in consequence ol a quorum not being present, announced that the Board would stand adjourned until Monday evening next. .1 ^ University?The annual oration before the Philomathean and;Ijticleian Societies of the New >ork University, will bo delivered by the Rev. Doctor Nun*) . ofElizabethtown ' and the poem by Mr. Lord of Princeton, N.J. The exercises will take place in Doc tor Potts church, on Tuesday' evening, June 30th?tho evening preceding the annual commencement day.? Doctor Murray has acquired celebrity as a preacher in the Presbyterian church ; and Mr? Lord is known as the author of a book of poems publ^bcd about a year ago. Pay,Broadway.?You may not believe it, reader, but it is a fact, that two patches of Broadway?one oppo site the Park, and the other just above Reade street?are being paved. What is going to happen ? IV!ALCo?'?A" 'nf,,r'at?d cow got into Union square, yesterday forenoon, and made some bad work among the trees and grass. She was brought down, finally, by two large dogs who were set upon her, and she was, we be lieve, killed. How does it happen that so many of these animals get loose in the street f The Schooner Pataxunt.?The trial of N. T. Davis "'J "Shaw, the captain and mate of the Patuxent, charg ed with a violation of the laws for the suppression of the slave trade, is fixed for this morning. Charge of Stabbin?.?Samuel Cook, alias David Hur loy, the man charged with stabbing Jacob Lewis, on board the sloop Oneida, was yesterday committed by Commis sioner Morton, after a full investigation of all the facts and circunrstanccs of the case, to take hi* trial. Brutal Assault.?We understand that a respectable geutiemau, who has been encaged for some time past iu the laudable fattempt of ridding the neighborhood of Duanc and Kim streets of several disorderly houses, was assaulted in the street, last evening, by some of the hangers-on of an establishment which he had succeeded in breaking up, and cruollv beaten. The rascals escaped but we hope they will be discovered, and our citizens nro^ tected in the discharge of their duty. Coroner's Office, May 8.?found Drowned.?The Coroner was called to hold an inquest at the dead house in the Park, on the body of an unknown man, who was found yesterday morning in the Kast river, foot of Ele venth* st., supposed to nave been in the water some time. The body lays at the dead house for recognition. An in quest will be held this forenoon. Police Intelligence. Touched of a Watch.?A young man from the country arrived in town yesterdiy, to see the .Tghts by the name of Peter hawluns, and on strolling up Broad wav last evening, was met by a young French lady, call ed Louisa Roach, when, after some little small talk to, gether, he was induced to accompany her to a " den." or touch crib," as they are called, located at No. 64 Antho ny street, wherein he was robbed of his gold lepine watch, worth $40. Upon discovering his loss, he prompt ly obtained the aid of officer Aimleyard, of the 6th warji w ho arrested this woman, and likewise her man called ton Jr?Li!!!!d ,u,K>Ii *"rcl?ing the room, the officer found the watch stowed away in some ashes in the fire- ! nation W<" comm,tte<1 b>' the magistrate, for exami- : Caught on the " Jump." ? As Mrs. Wardell. wife of 1 fnto^nfofr Wardell, No. 35 Oliver street, was' passing mto one of the upper rooms, about 10 o'clock yesterday ! r/^''he !*<lovcr,ed * jonng man in the act of fore- i V her KUre*1,' a?we?' which contained nrit i8he >'erJ' bravely seized the scoundrel, and cried out for assistance. He however proved too stroug ?' ^r?kc, aw?y. and ">ade his way into the street The alarm ttemg given, he was finally caught in James street, and conducted to the Police Office, where he waa at once recognised as an old Five Point thief, by the name of Peter Morgan. The magistrate locked iiim up lor examination, Robbing a Room Mate.?Officer Cummings of the 14th w ard, arrested, yesterday, a young man called Vincent S. ?a TDF rWlth r?bbinK ? Mr. Lewis Tice. on the ofla,t ^Pri1' ?f 8 wallet containing *46 in bank bills. It appears they lodged together at the time, at No. 310 Second street, and since that time he has been musing. The wallet was found at his mother's house, in Dclancev street and on his person * 13 of the stolen money. Com mitted by Justice Taylor, i? fSSSithe arrest of a man called William Proctor alias Theodore Wvant, in yester 2"? ?i/ r^/rfVCi1,arp0'' wiV? biKam> i ? f'?ve learned to day that this fellow actually got married to a third wo man about five weeks ago at New Rochelle, nor was this J? ^0an?la"a^ar<, of fact of his being a married man until reading the account of this rascal's arrest publish ed m the newspapers. This chap has certainly been going into the marriage state with a perfect rush. ? "OTem,nt4 of Travellers. The arrivals still continue to increase, as the annexed summary from the principal hotels will testify ?? I AMERICAN.-Capt. Mag ruder, U. 8. N.: W. Donovan, Pro\ idcnce; T.C.I ampbell, Poughkeepsic; Chos. Writ ^?,lfl\.C#Pt n . hIf'? ""'P Montreal, Canton; Cont7 Do?ton; Rev. H. Lyman, Bridgeport, Asroa-Cpt Palmer, ship Southerner; M. Bates, Bos d?'? MorKan, Oregon; Hon. Geo. Ash man, 8p?ngfieid; A. Hazard. Enfield; D. Tyler, Connect! wl'i. 'Nl,.0^a!,'1V'r^lnla- M" Dudley, Kentucky; W. Whitney I hiladclphia; Dr. Hart. Wisconsin Territory; J. v 'adelphia; l a?t Beecher, New Orleans; J. iM"r-Vlan-I; Mr \ewbeggin. England; J. 11. Eve rett, 8. Lothrop, John Tirten. Boston; A. Lambard, Troy ? L He)'ward, Ohio;* Walker, Palmyra; Oeo. Faulk "k-r' 8w cet, do; A. Delametre, New Hamp shire Vvn""' Bo,ton; J " Wiggen, New Ham}. w<l '.T,T~K <^j t. Connecticut; .1. R Craig, Skeneateles; Mr. Oowan, North Carolina; W. Pillse. Philadelphia; E. i?' * ermont; (ieorge H. Roberts, Philadelphia; T. Cad wallader, Nova Scotia; James Wheeler, Taunton; C. Dex ter, Boston; Capt. Nicholas, U. 8. A.; A. Lanier, tT. 8. N.; J. Counter. Niagara; Col. Thompson, Baltimore; J. Beck ner Kentucky; Robert Bagbv, jJewport; Oeorgo Brooks, T. Latham, lllinou; K. founder*, Philadelphia; C. Sted man, Boston; J. W. Duunington. do; J. Stack nolo do Manrlin.-J. Mills. White Plains; T. Smith, Virginia """eet'C"4; A- "I'rings. Charleston; E. John son, Middletown; W. King, Virginia; C. Miller, New burgh; Dr. Newman, SouUi America; J. Hildrcth. New Oileans; J. Dickson, Berlin; R Hint, O.Smith, J. Hobin ?on, Boston, B. H. Oould, Delhi. ...!,0V"OTJame;.Wi"'.' B?"lon: H kyman, tlonnecti cut; 8 Nelson, Newark; De Witt C. Lawrence, Massa chusetts; 11. Atwell, W. Hos?, Bytown, Canada \ r Baerd, do; Mr. Boston, Montreal; J. Shaffield, rhiladcl phia; M. Brown, Boston; D. Hough, Philadelphia, D. E. I J_McK?n?ta, Montreal; Thomas Jar ?is. Virginia; C. Bradley. Burlington; M. Hart, Utica; S. Sprague, Hudson; J. Huntley, Richmond; J. B Newbcr ger, t onnecticut. United States Circuit Court. Before Judge Nelson. r.merton ri. Hotg. el sl.-T his cause was giten to the jiuy yesterday , after an able and luminous charge from the judge. They had not bruught in their verdict up to the hour of adjournment, and the court directed them to seal their verdict, and bring it in t his morning M"i! ?? "''""?'?-The plaintiff, on the 13th December, 1*13, obtained a |?tent for the inven-' tionof a combination of the old open Kranklin with the close stove; and on the llthof Jnlj , |MM, obtained a se cond patent for an improvement of the invention. Shortly after obtaining the second potent, he discovered that de fendant was manufacturing stoves on the same principle that he manufactured Ills, and now brings his action to recover damages for the infringement There was no defence. awl the Jurv, under the direction ol the judge, found a vardict tor the plmutm foi^t'IOOO. For i-lainUI, Messrs. Staples ami Mju.'. Hew Publications. Thc Wutiik Review, far April, 184??Hazewell? Columbus, Ohio. Thii it the flrat number of the first quarterly review ever published in the Weit The date of itt commencement may be looked upon ai forming an I epoch in the literary- hiatory of that great country. If properly conducted, the publication cannot fail to exei* ' cite a moat important influence on the miada of the I Western people. It may be looked upon aa the I pioneer of thought in the West; and we ahould not be turprited if it thould work at greet a revolution in the habitt of thinking of the people, at liat been effected by the Edinburgh Renew, in [ Great Britain. Its tone, although essentially democratic, it elevated, and the papert that appear in the pretent number are contributed by tome of the ablest jK?nt in the country. The first, which is a review of Mr. Secretary Walker's annual report, advocates strongly the doctrine of free trade. The following remark polntt out a most i important distinction, and one which is very often over | looked, namely, the difference between social and politi i cal slavery :?" There is more political liberty in Eng land than is known on any part of the continent; but | that social slavery which is the bane of modern States is freater in Kngland than it it in the neighboring nations." he writer goes into a searching examination of the pro tective system, and depicts in glowing termt the blets j ingt resulting from universal free trade. Thc next paper | is a condemnatory review of ('apt. Siborus's " History of | the War in Kranre and lielgium," which goes at length into the hittory of the campaign at Water loo. A review follows, going over the whole history of the Rhode Island troubles. Another treats of Konblaugue's "Kngland under Seven Adminis trations." A*most scathing review of native American ism follows. It is the most powerful and comprehensive argument against the dogmas of that faction that we have yet seen. It shows conclusively, that the native Amencans have been actuated by a spirit of anti-popish persecution, and convicts them of folly and absurdity dangerous to the very existence of the commonwealth. Thc other papert are on the "Naval Power of the Unit ed States," "The Oregon Question," " The Currency," a review of Wiebuhr'x and Arnold't, Histories of Rome, and an address delivered at the consecration of Spring Grove Cemetery, by Judge McLean. Should future numbers realize the promise that the present one gives, the tVeatern Review is destined to take the lead of ail si milar publioations in the United States. The OaeeoH Territory, its HiSToar and Discover ?By Travers Twist, D. C. L., fcc. fcc?Republished from thc London edition, by Appleton li Co., New York.?Mr. Twist treats the Oregon question with all the tact and acumen of a special pleader, as well as with the courtesy of a gentleman. He makes out a strong case and produce! a powerful array of facts in support of the claimt of his !;overnment?colored, of course, by national prejudice, le puts the claimt of (.ireat Britain to a community of in terest in Oregon, in a stronger light than Mr. Pakenham has done. But \et we think that the Oregon question it one to be fettled by the statesman, not by the special pleader. In saying'this, we do not mean to tay that it it a question to be settled by Mr. Pakenham. Liek of General Winhkld Scott?By Kdward D. Mansfield, Esq.?A. S. Barnes k. Co., New York.?A very interesting and well written biography of this distinguish ed General. We should think it would add much to his chances in the great Presidential race that is to come off in 1B4& The Si-rrRKMKD IliaTORr ov the (dni<ii(tiitmi< ? t CT'?M TO Entomoloot-Bv 'William Kir \Z:M- William Spence.F K'ic kc hMlr W?j?^nCi ' Ph[,"de'p'>?*-?Th? fact that this ook bcfcflc usu a republication from the sixth London Md vSuat Th?^' " SU/nci?,,t eyWence of its interest tame* The science of entomology. it trentrH in ??> J>,^?*0Phica' manner. The hook is illus trated with plafcs, an<fi. got up in a neat ?tyle. We can not too stronJy rccommertd it. ' we can iw,''m,lai>*l*hi*, ii the title of a neat little pocket^pmpanion, which will prove very useful iSi-r?n?e.r* the city of brotherly love It is published by Ueofc?S. Appl^on, PhUadelphia " Ward and|,Trofr*i ?Fa^?<t\*?laJ e * r ^'ohmation?T. n?,uw. and (he phy. of tL ? Jr J !uC f.?rth^,n ?PPo?ition to the opinion* oi the arftfaor of tho J'Vestiges of Creation." N?, X?*^ iMAl Observer ro? Mat?F.dited bv iWC"' t?'l-?The present number of this able f?ii n i'Cai f?"ia,n* *overal interesting reports. It is published at tW office, 41 Ann atrcet. w for Mat?Freeman Hunt, 14J Fulton street, New York. The Dresent nnm of sounHr, valuable monthly contains, as usual, a number .Lfi- commercial articles, and a compilation of useful ln rm?,10n 14'? ? standard authority on all mercantile questions, both in this country and in Europe It should be in the hands of every business man ' ??"*?? Living Aob, No. 103.?Taylor. 2 Astor ?fthe present number of this ex cellent eclectic are varied and interesting. HlSTORT OK THE BaSTILK.?Bv R. A Davpnnnrl r. wy fc Hart PhU.delphia.-Thi. I a ^pubhSl^m 1 series whirhlUMn ? thj* work' a,,d " forms thc f>nt of C'arc> * Hart design to publish 2Ti. , Km,C ?S * Librar>' for the PeopFe." the se ?? <? uniform ? *i*e and typography The wn hTf >cfore1u?i* ncatly printed on white paper, and .ecl|,A7ora.n?cxtin^rveU.aleChariM:tCr ^ WoA WiU vr^c^^fe^- tut&sae? the Stat^d cTuny U^iTnThno wcond" cT^' ^ same 8~itC aiphahe^cally, each office in thc State"in the same order, and thc countv It s< in ti?* *u# ? ? 6iv....e!, ?rrz?ri,?? ?y-jjsjjpx n[S ! iCtm'/"r ,844' with thc offices in, it in al office i^Jh 5 flo,lnP with a ii't Of all the distributing tive and lelrialativjP'Wi also gives the judicial, exec* Imi'J i. ?u officers of government; the new no?t Wcneil'heire?uUtion.Pn!^ribed by the Postmaster British tariff* if** of,,04J' and the present mnJliL2F5j forPinS ? most complete and useful refer euce book on each subject named, which no hti?inA?? man Jr politician should be without \lexander If&rri are,?M8oU,th ?^enth street- Phi^elpWa ?C{K agent for the tale of the work. F.A.Ward No 7 ?treet, near Wall, sole agent for New y'% ' ? , Co"rt ?r General BmHoim. Recoiti? Scott, Aldermen Brady and Seaman. m ? McKeon, Esq., District Attorney. nnh?Yo..JT??." ^0r ? .Grand Larceny?On the opening ?f thet-ourt this morning, a nymph of the pave known ? n v' Frencheo, alias Louisa Fisher,was placed at the bar on a charge of having on or about the 10th December, 1844, enticed a gentleman from Middletown cou?t>, named Edward Ilshaw, then on a visit to this city, into a house in Church street, and there in bynthe r2}>bed him of J479'" b?nk bills, ?r.if ffame, ? '? Heag, or panel system. On the SklJ j l Pro,ccution, the deposition of Mr. Ilshaw as taken, dt btnt tut, was read in evidence, from whic'h it ap|>eared that thc complainant, while Uking a stroll in . about 9 or 10 o'clock on the night in question to hi? Fiiher, who either moved or spoke to him whereupon he entered into conversation with to a **changing a few words, accompanied her Jo a house in Church street, where the parties retired to off hi!!1**10."? t0 W Cu' however, the complainant took urKcnt request of thc accused and contoury to hu own wishes, and placed them in a chair by the side of the lied, around which curtains were V " t0. eYUlde {rom viow thSi? on ? i complainant s clothes, containing the money tim^ gaining with the accused for some time, he returned to his room at the Merchants' Hotel in tin?^.nnthl,tre6/'the ?loorw?fwhich hc locked; on get tiny up the next morning, he discovered that his money f?t t^tVe h.TlK hi? b?0kl and from th? jact that he had the money safe in his possession while in her room, he was positive that he was robbed while in the house referred to. That on discovering hii lost the follow ing morning, he immediately applied to the police for as werc'Kift l,ha?C.?mCnnK m" W? i but ,hat the offlcen' w ere at that time unable to find tne suspected parties ? that on examining the room in which he was robbed the' previous evening, a small secret door was found to con !h.Vth L"." "<1j0,l?inf room' *'hich was entirely'empty; that the bed was raised several inches by means of blocks Jjf'ng placed under it; that on seeing the accural the city prison, a few months subsequent to the robbery L7e7ngr^hh?"etCPC"0n,Wh? him t0 ^ tctiflcd, that Mr. llsham pointed out !l?rri?-3T.i ChMrch *treot where he was robbed, and uon??M?hir appearance of the person with whom he wh!ch de?cript/on he arrested thc pri *?ner, w hom thc complainant identified. , , ,r the defence, several witnesses testified that thev tl?h^nrW " ! "5cu'cd for Home time, and were in the habit of xceing her frequently about the time which the thelH>n/vWIU aUK*ed, ,0 h?vc 1>ccn committed, and that thc complainant Wd iD mmner de*ribcd The evidence being clowsd, Thomas Warner, Esq., ? f. " ? ^ eloquent appeal to the jury in behalf of his client, thc accused. He was followed by Mr. Phil thc J"*11 the [icople. After a brief charge from the (Recorder, the jury retired, and in about half an hour returned into court and rendered a verdict of guiltv ?djounnedt(>"*10rr0w mornin?- "ntil which time the Court Sapnmt Court. Befoie Chief Juatice Bronson, Justices Beardaley and Jewett . V10 calendsr was proceeded with, yesterday, up Th? 'cases argued were of interest only to the |iarties concerned, No decision was giveu, except in the case of the Phenis Bank vs. Gregory, which waa a motion for a new trial, and was granted. Court of Common Pl?as. j liia Court did not sit yesterday. It will be in aeaaion to day, to hear arguments. Pavtnf Braadwajr. jEo'toa There has been no little excitement in the daily papers, on account of a proposition bv ? citizen to |i?ve aportion of Broadway wn granite, at hia own ex panse. TTiis ia a most patriotic undertaking; and even if accomplished by auhaenption, will show energy, self-de votion, and perseverance on the pert of the undertaker. But. do we not owe it to ourselves, as a city, to see that thc burthen of this enterpriie is properly distributed?and is it not the duty of our Corporation to immediately set about this work ? Pav ing streets with granite has been tested by long experience, in London and most of the Italian cities. The plan proposed for this city is, we learn, no experiment, but the result of perfect demonstra tion elsewhere. Whv. ithen, when the experience of even day teaches ns, hy the wreck of wagons, carriages omnibuses, horses, lie., with which Broadway is con stantly lined, that our present cobble stone pavement tie sides being the most expensive to the community, Is a completei failure, should wc continue to patch and hold beck, and letl others; experiment ' If this pavement sue ceeda a. no doubt it wfll, the city authorities must immc wcdjately set about U)e work UtemMlvea. We say, then ??UI* AT oNql ' Aluxt, May 7,1844. The bill to authorise the conitruction of a railway from New York to Albany, pasted the Senate to-dav on a vote of 97ayeato 3 nay*. The dissentient* are Meiiri. Johnson and Lester. Several unimportant amendments, not at feeling the general plan, have been made by the Senate^ These amend menu, it is believed, will not delay the speedy concurrence of the House. It seems to be certain that the bill will become a law. The bills called "anti-rent bills," which have passed the House, were not had in consideration in the Senate. The bill in relation to the New York and Erie railroad, pasaed on a vote of 33 ayes to 4 nays. This evening, the Senate has been talking about a cer tain bill, to which I have before alluded, to prevent fires on the line of the Long Island railroad. The company are to be made to plough up and remove all the combustible materials, on either side of the road, for a distance of some SO miles. The Senate recommitted the bill to the committee, with instructions. In the House proceedings, to-day, we have to record a fact which will make the "Brigadier" (Morris) wear crape on his epaulettes for the period of three lunar months. It will occasion philosophers, editors, poets and lawyers, the most extravagant joy. It is nothing less than the passage through the House of the Senate bill to abolish imprison ment for all tines imposed for the non-periormance of militia duty ! The bill passed by a vote of 80 yeas to IS nays. The Governor will sign it without compunction. A bill to authorise the State to assume jurisdiction over a canal slip and basin, at Dansville, passed the Senate this morning. It was sent down to the House for con currence. This evening the House passed the bill, ex clusive of one section, and a committee of conference was named to secure a joint concurrencc of the Houses. At? P.M., the House passed Gen. Kullerton's militia bill?a copy of which 1 sent you yesterday. New Orleans, April 30, 1846, ) Half past 12 o'clock. J Yesterday, as I predicted, nothing at all was done in cotton. The sales could not have exceed ed 500 bales, although the papers make them much heavier. Prices are firm, and to-day the market is considerably animated. The sales have, up to the present hour, reached about 1300 bales, and will, I imagine, reach 3300 before the market closes, from pre sent appearances. The other markets are all tolerably lively. The steamship Alabama, from Galveston, arrived about 11 o'clock this morning, but brought no later intel ligence of interest. Lieut*. Hunter and McLaughlin arrived on board of her. Private Utters received by the Now York yesterday, render it certain that Lieut. Porter was killed by a party of Mexicans. Lieut. Porter was sent out ou a scout with a detachment of tcu men in one direction, and Lieut. Dobbin with ten men in another. The formeifwas surrounded when a few miles from camp, and killed, with three of his men. The weather is still fine. Montgomery, Ala., Muy3, 1846. we huve hud tremendous rains this week, v ashing uway bridges, and using up the roads a very late and bad spring-a miserable protect for a crop, and very great discouragement among the planters. We had a considerable fire in town on Thursday morn, ing, about half-past two o'clock-burnt down the square d?!,,d1ruS ?tore tothe brick stores opi?site .Montgomery Hall, and came very near taking the square h?W 1 rl1 [h,e r?,n^ hous?? in ?>e rear were ingreat dangirofUkingfire from sparks. I thought, once, the m i!M ^ i have gone?very httle insurance upon the property destroyed. Mrs. Reed's hotel and lur mture all gone?no insuranccu v.o?mIHCr '*? a lon* t"?e ??k'ng his appearance thia } ear?the spring is very backward, more so than I have e\er seen it before. Business wretched. Superior Court* Before Judge Vanderpoel. /.yinan Taylor vt. Jared N. Stebbingt.-This was an ac 11', J!J 8 draft for $150. It was drawn by one Daniel McC ullagh, on, and accepted by defendant, and pavable three months after date, to the order of plaintiff, ft ap pcared that Met-ullagh had contracted to build some nlata?!**- r* i i 'l1 and wa* previously indebted to plaintiff for lumber, for which he gave a bill that was then about to fall due. He requested the defendant" JL'Ih r? * to take up the due bill. Defendant eave th j1? ,n 9,uestJ?n' and handed over to plaintiff. For was insisted that it was an accommodation draft that the whole of th? amount for which it wu gi\en waa not due at the time, and that McCullagh had ?.kC?i? receded from his contract, and refused to fin ish the houses. The jury, under the direction of the ForDkteUff M? v'Cp v 4? Prain1ti? for thc fu? amount. r ? n ^ for defendant, Mr. Marsh. ?i..m T ^Dougal V,. George L. MeacAam.-The par Mtred ihX dealers redding in Water street It ap. peered that in December last, the firm of Oerrard k Co onn hltrV*' pec-e,vcd orde? from plaintiff to sell 190 or W,h,f kefJ of grapes ; that the auctioneer, according ?d*???othe sale ; and on thc day it tooit place, three of thc half kegs were opened and inown as a <J"(1the auctioneers warnetlthe buyers to exa juine for themselves, as they never crave a. u'arontv " a ?nH? 1>cr g' ? e Pes were delivered to de- I fendant, but, upon examining them, he objected to their and wanted to send them back ; the plaintift re used to receive them and he mAv brings his actionto reco\ er the price of the lot After the plaintiff's case was closed, defendant's counsel moved for a non-suit on three I grounds The first was, fraudulent representation? iX ' iraril to tlin nrtirl** a?l,1 . *.._.UTUWI" *?*re contended that the defendant was discha^e^.Tthe to ThVi^l f what il wai represented to rf-J,n?JU(iSe reused the non-suit, and allowed the case to go to the jury. Witnesses were then called on thc part of ^ho5.rovedthat lhe Krapes were Aot ac the iu?v u^r,t' C!? ^ case wa" submitted to 1.? .[L'under the charge of the judge, and they, with- I out rearing, found a verdict for the defendant 7 ' Before Chief Justice Joues. 1 V ^ reiicA.?This cause, which was an ; for assault and battery and faUe imuriwnme" -r Mysterious Disappearance of Benjamin P Johnson, ok Rome. Oneida, Co., N. Y.?Benjamin of^i" viil?ge. left kere on the morning ofthe thirtieth day of March, by railroad, for Albany. He stayed at thc American Hotel at Albany, over nirht and the next morning took the steamboat for Newburir, where ill ?*? he af'ern?on' *nd then took the small boat, ply. liig between Newburgh and New York, for that city. The clerk of the boat, recollects that on the arrival of the 'J*1 * . ^ *?[' (at the foot of Warren street) about tw o o clock on the morning of the first of April, Col John son went ashore with hi* carpet-bag tfhe only baggage he had with him) in hi. hand. Since that time, notfuLr has been heard of him. When he left home, he informed his family, and others, that he should only be absent a few days. His continued absence is vary mysterious, and has involved his family and friends in the greatest dis tress. Any person having any knowledge of him, sub sequent to his arrival in New York, is desired to com Uilrtn^t th? ah?Ve fr0m the *<"*"> Cititen. V "' Ke that 'he circumstances under which Mr. Johnson disappeared, should have been so long withheld Public attention should have been earlier directed to his mystenous ''taking ofl." Mr. Johnson la a gentleman extensively known and much respected. We saw and f??.Mn7hd W.'th hiT at Ume he -em. to have been JJ? c,t>'- There is too much reason to apprehend that either irom accident or violence, he found his wav into the Wver soon after landing from the Newbutvfi , .? ? The late Chancellor Laming, of this city. wJio aih icings in New York, several years ago, for the Albany ^steamboat, disappeared in the same mysterious e;*er' 1 "la ,li" masked from human eyes." ?Jlltony Evening Journal, May 7. Th? underal^nrd would be happy to have i&'iS.TS.S'J.'Jf, uo&v E K. H. MOOKKfl, SAML. BRUNDAOE. Removal?Knox'a Faahlonable Hatafor the flftlllnir Snrinsr J., r . . * n? w now re?dy for inipeetiun and ule, at his nrw storr, 121 f ultoni street, Sun Buildiacs. To thoce who KV<^, th* of Iwhion, but always wish to look uni ,1*"" lhf kiad ol hat they wrar, which is most becoming to m, c*" have their hats made to order at rery short notice. rwTr " ^ W*?lonal Dacuerralan Gallery, *t?r'i corner of Bro.dwsy and M.rray w^fLMS! b,,t p,ire w* of t? ?dvise oar frieads. u *"*>' vi?* our City, to procure perfect ,^'tsby the Dacuerreotype prorrss. A visit to this beau W r u0ur Pr.'d'rtio?. The portraits ei ecuted b) rrofessor Plumbr are inimitable. Metallic Tablet flasor Strop, Use moat care fully manufactured article extant, and pronounced by those having used it as indis|>easable, where comfort is required in shaviag. For sale by <). 8AUNDKR8 k SON, 177 Broadway, opposite Howard Hotel. ??wrtabla Mhavlng and Dressing Caaiei. -The snnscrihers' assortment embraces every variety of the above the articles contained in them beiac of thc very best quality' aud are well worthy the attention of the travelling public U. 8AUNDKKH k SON, 177 Br.iidway a few doors above ( ourtlaniit st. Important to ClUaena and Strangers^Or. Christie's Galvanic and Magnetic Denot is removed lo 113 Broadway, between John street and Maiden lane This is lhf only ijfrca in New Yo^.to obtain the geauinr (Mvanic Magic Hair Dye?Red or Grey Whiskers changasto a beautiful black, instantaneously, bv the anrdiea tlon of Phalon s magic Hair D\ r t haa^five&iantes.' snbstitnted for red or grey ones, in less through to th, A'n*M PT.,i" V' 5 ild'< ""metimes eiteading and (M iii? '. t * ' h'sde; diSculty of breathiag, nansea |?> aj'Petite, co.tiveness. indige.tion, flatn ui or Vellow rumple*ion, and other symptoms of w i ? T" ?r torpid state of the liver. ,k ^ t f? Vegetable Pills also themnghly cleanse he .tomach and ^w^sofall bilious humor, and otlir im purit) ; a'id therefore are a certain enre for colds, dysentery. ch"lera mnrlms, and every disorder of the intestines. They also aid and improve digestion, and consequently give health and vigor to the whole frame, as well as drive diseases of every nsme from the holly. ( *i:TtON.-lt should be remembered that a man by the name who sells medicine purporting to he Indian nils, in Qay street, two doors east of Market street, Balti more, is aot an agent of mine, neither can I guaranty as gea uiaa any that he lias for sale. The only security against imposition is to purchase from no peraon nnleaahe can show a certificate of asesey, or at (he *tum ou* Places. Tim*. Mut* ef Cincinnati, May 3 .10 ft 4 inches, ris'g. Wheeling, April 31 8ft ? inches, risV Pittsburgh, May 4 V feet, falling. Louisville, May 3.. # feat 10 inches HONEY HAMBT. Friday, May 8?6 P. M. The stock market to-day wai rather heavy, aad the beam appear to hare succeeded in depressing prices for nearly every stock in the list Considerable anxiety Is manifested for further news from the Rio Oraadc, aad many anticipate very unfavorable news from that quar ter. The movements of Oeneral Taylor create a great deal of conversation in financial cii-cles. It is a mysteri ous affair altogether, and the American soldiers are made prisoners oifihot down, without any attempt on the part of the American Oeneral to resist it We cannot con ceive how things in that section can go on much longer in this way ; there must be something done soon to bring matters to a crisis of some sort At the first board to-day, Long Island fell off 1} per cent; Canton }; Vicksburg]; Harlem 1J; Reading Rail road 1}; Norwich and Worcester 1; Morris Canal Far*, mers' Loan ]; Ohio 6s J. Prices revived a ^little at the second board, and the market was more buoyant at the close. The receipts of the Little Miama Railroad, which is in operation sixty-two miles, running from Cincinnati to Xonia, Ohio, have, within the past four months^been'at the rate of one hundred thousand dollars per annum. For the four months past they have been as annexed Little Miama Railboad. December. January, February, March 1 Dil|it; * t?l? 1146. Oross increase $8,008 $8,624 $7,771 38,881 Total for the four moatlis 333,106. These receipts show a very great increase on those for the corresponding period in the previous year ; and the probability is, that when it is finished to Springfield, the receipts will be more than doubled. The extension will be finished in the course of this year. The New Brunswick Fire Insurance Company has de clared a semi-annual dividend of four per cent. The returns of the Troy City Bank for February and May, 1840, compare as follows. It will be pereoived thai there has been an increase in every department but that of specie. Taov City Bank. Feb. '46. Jlfay, "46. Inc'e. Dec't Loins 'and Discounts... $634,ill 649,219 14,728 ? Siwcie 8,933 7,836 ? 1,097 Circulation 260,902 202,821 1,919 ? Deposits 94,379 129,813 31,431 ? If the country banks generally exhibit reports for May, showing an increase in this proportion, we expect to aee in the aggregate returns, a movement much larger than that reported in February last The banks of Philadelphia have declared the following semi-annual dividends for the last six months. The rate of dividends is upon the reduced value of their stocks, instead of upon the original ualue:? Dividends of the Philadelphia Banks, a Original Present Rate ptr Dividend value of or rtd,d eenl of per Hanks. shares. value, dividend. snort. Philadelphia 100 100 4 $4 00 Farmers'fc Mechanics'. 40 30 3 60-100 1 80 Commercial 50 3 50-100 1 73 Mechanics' 31 20 2 86-100 1 00 Northern Liberties.... 31 31 3 173 Houthwark 50 50 5 2 50 Kensington 50 50 5 2 50 Peon Township 50 22 50-108 2 70-100 I 33 Western...;. 50 4o 3 80-180 160 Manuf It Mechanics'... 10 25 2 o 50 These do very well for semi-annual dividends, and show that the reduction in capital has been attended with very satisfactory results. There is very little doubt but that the banks of all our large cities have done as- profitable a business within the past year, as they ever have. Panics in the money market are rather favorable to the banks than otherwise, as they generally benefit by the advance in the rate of interest The annexed statement exhibits the quantity af certain articles exported from this port, for the first four months in each of the pdst three years. Compered with last year, year there has been considerable variation in the ship ment of some of our most staple articles of export EXPORTS FROM THE PoRT OK NEW YoR*. from Jan v 1 Some Same '? >'"??> time. Apple*,' barrel* ?7 jffl 'J* Ashes, Pot, barrels .W }$? 72^ 2,?M _ . "*??. do 1,670 :j,IM 6J-| Beef, pickled, do 27,621 14,632 11,919 dried, cwt 323 469 2,755 terrvi?-' i*j iwj Brandy, half pipe*. 21 69 21 _ -V.**1" c?k* SO 17 9 cr;c'?ri;rv:.v::.v.::::::: 7J* ??'? ?? Candle*, sperm, boxes .94*4 ^STJ tallow, do 10,492 13,141 13,25* Chee*e, ca*k?... .; ijgj 4,,n im ... "Of** 13,772 20,612 19,454 Clover*eed, tierce* 1.1SA 4,690 4475 Cochineal, ceroou* jj H jj Cocoa, ba?* 3,0(6 1,469 1,?J Coffee, ba*?, 9,540 15,400 14J4 wS11* 1,103 ?" Corn.biuhel*., 47,671 59,404 341452 Com Meal, hhd*. 9H j,7? 1,465 u 1 *.?? ?.*? dSIWmfrM::::::: ^ JS gg fame, do... 522 *73 19* P- . . Nicaraugua, do 32 39 ? Fi?h, dryeod, cwt... ... 1*472 14,195 10,636 mackerel, barrel* 631 1,319 3,145 do '."J 1,132 1,905 VI?!i ,134 3.3*9 Hour, wheat, barrel* 10C.500 51,412 212,415 ?.?m-L??i;.? i.*u 1.1*1 ?,?tt 3W< 4,194 431 Hid- N WO"|CWt 2.3*7 1.9J0 1.995 11,674 19.744 144*i t.A'l,.- ?."? ? 1'*^' k?^ 3*,*59 *94*4 31,4T* Lead. pifi ....... ? 4 190 4 631 Lumber, shook*, hhd h pipe. No.'. 19.0*2 141652 30,9*3 ??ard* and plank, M ft... 2,99* 1,949 1.439 stave* and heading, M.... 911 1,299 1439 hoops. M. 1,3*2 **? *23 *. .. ahingle*, M 636 6*0 593 Nail*, caak* .???????, 4,0** 3,*74 3,4*5 Naval (tor**, roam, barrel* 30,62* 17,30* 1*027 spirits tarpen'e, bbb. *71 1,302 1413 Ur, do 5,735 11,979 ll.*30 n;i -1 turpaupme, do 67,596 71,1*1 53.201 Oil*, olive, baakets fc cases 239 1*6 **? linseed, ca*lu 35 5* 79 whale, Kalian* 3*0,414 9*3471 W,21* aperm, gallon* 29,41* Stt4U 120,711 Pepper, ban 270 525 799 Pimento, do 77 4.39* 3*5 Pork, barrel* *3,4*9 17,90* )0,079 Rice, tierce 11,403 5453 l.lti Hum, foreign, pan* 277 135 12} Am. barrel* 462 1,79* 91* Saltpetre, bag* _ 341 134 Silka.pkp 4*2 537 503 Soap, t?xea... 14,936 104M 1,594 Sugar, brown Havana, do 67 ? 175 Manilla, do 6 *49 ?% ? Muacovado. hhd* 44 15*5 743 Til "*??*<?? cwt 446 1**7 9*4 Tallow, caaka 3,117 3,99* * 611 Teaa, aouchoog and other blk, Iba. 25,939 39,4** 34,350 Hyson skin, do.. ... 19,13* 14,*75 4*1 Hyson a?d young hy*oo, do. 9*4** 14*.9* 116,(21 _ . Oun'r k imiwruJ, do 39,99* 19,240 17,912 Tobacco, leaf, hhd* 1.2*3 1.01J |,*7i Bale, kc 3.2*9 3,*9I 5,444 , Mannfa'd, keg* 443* 7,502 7,*93 Whalebone, cwt 3,130 fi,l?* 2,717 Wheat, bushel* **,147 1.6*0 14*,*19 Whisker, barrel* 319 323 144 Wool, bale* ? 7* 3*9 There ha* been a very great increase in the shipm*m* of bcof, corn, com meal, flour, ric*, soap, tobacco, wheat, and wool, and a decrsaae in the export* of ap ples, aahe?, batter, coffee. cotton, domestic cotton food* J oil, whalo and sperm, tea* and whalebone. The aggregate decreaae in 1846, in quantity, k gntter than the increa**, and the aggregate valoo of export* thi* season it lew that for the corresponding period la*L The export* of apocio from thi* port for thi* year, com pared with the previa a* two, hare boon a* annexed Export* or Specie from the Pea* or Naw Yoan. , OWi Stiver. Tatml. January 1 to May 1, 1*44 $*11.LM $I*7.**S $379,*35 1*45 4294*4 **,i?S l,2364*? 1*44 00243* 33},9)2 939,7M The ihipment* have boon $314,771 km thi* sea*on, than for the nme ported in 184*. Since the fint inatant coaat derabk speck ha* boon exported, and we sntioipte ship menU to aome extent through thi* month. Our foreign trade for thi* aeaaon k about over. The import* and the export* between tti? and the let flaptem l>er will be comparatively limited. Although the impor tetiona, *o far, thi* aeaaon have boon large, it k the gene" ral impreaaion that the aggregate for the year will be lei* than laat Buaineae in thk marhet k by no meana active. The city k filled with stranger*, principally country customer*, but they pmrchaae vary sparingly.? The unsettled state of our commercial aflViri, parttcalar ly in regard to tho tariff, ha* a very grant influence npam the movement* of ba*kae* man. Than k no dkpotNtta to lay in lafga stack* 0f good*, or to puichaae mora than immediate neoessttks reqwir*. Country merehaafl* the extreme Beath and Waal, umally lay in ?uflkekntly large to carry them through twelve but the yrotahlr changes in the tariff deter them ftnaa doing ao now. Thk, with the independent treaenry WU. depreaeea the market very much, and will oandMna to so ten# as they raamta unsettled. It matter* vnry HMe. to the kgitimate commercial claasea, what the acttea of Congres* k in relation to either of these meaanroe?the auxkty k merely to huow what will be dona, and what can be depended upon. The warehousing bill comes up in the Senate on Monday, the 11th instant, and we expect a speedy dis posal of that measure. Then come the Mite far the esta blishment of branrh mints in New York and C! a *1 the independent treasury for the bettor the government finances. The tariff has net bean ed of in the lower house, and every tUag ia relation to that measure k Involved ia much doubt aad uncertain

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