Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 14, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 14, 1846 Page 2
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THE NEW /4,/liKZ. ' RK HERALD. THE NEW YORK HERALD. JAMES 60RP0N 8ENNETT, PROPRIETOR. Circulation---Forty Thousand. (L/"AII letter* o? cuuiiuumcauou*, o> mail, ddresee4 to the r?tablulimcut, mutt I* |K)?t pAid, or the poatage will b* deduced irom thr (ubaoii'tion money remitted. _ JA.ME8 OOKDON BENNETT. Proprietor of the th? New Yoa* Mehalu EiTtaLiiHtfKKT, Nnrth-Weti rurnrr of Knltoe and atraat* DAILY HtrtALD? Every day, Pri?? ? e?ou per eopr?$T tj Per annum?parable iu advance. WEEKLY HfcRALD?Every Saturday?Price 6* casta par cor.?$3 UK cents per anno in?payable in advaace. ADVERTISEMENT, d at the maul phcM?aiwayi nab in advance. PRINTING or all kind* axeeotai with beanty aa4 dm t> -tch NEW LEBANON SPRINGS. t COLUMBIA H 4LL.MatU.ISI6?This favorite place of resort is now open mil readyfor the reception ufcom psny, being under the management of its old proprietor, Hull. Presuming ou his long experience a> a cstrrer for the travelling public, he iulenda that the management of the establishment shall be sueh u to meet the wauls of the most fastidious, whether tarrying for the season or a shorter prriod. >3 imrf HF.NRV HULL. MA&SAPEQUA HOUSE. South Oyittr lluy, L-wij? Itland. THE SUBS- RIBER hiring leased the Massapequa ' House and well known Fishing Pond adjoining, lately __^oHiied by D. X. in es, Esq., has opeued the iamt for | the .?jcoinmodatiou of sportsmen ard o'hers, aa the subscri ber has eve-y convenience for visiting the Island for duck and snipe shno'iug, Ashing. It Persons wishing to visit the above establishment. can lake either the morning or evening train of cars from New York t<> Farmmgdale, where they will ft id a comfortable stage to 'ouvey them to the above Heine Families wishing rooms fur the summer, will do Well 10 c ill and srlret them curly in the seison. 'J lie subscriber pledges himself lhat nothing on his part shall be wan'ed to make his house agreeable to all who may honor loin with'heir compauy. S. 8 JONES. 8o?th Oyst rBay, Jniw> 1,1816. jel#lsr*r? GLEN OOVE PAVILION. JgA THE subscriber informs his friends and the public, TTTTCf thit lie his continued the arringeine. t of list summer I" I" Mr. EDWARD A. WILSON, of Gleu Cove, to tiki ih >rge of the Glen Cove the 8te imbnat La idu.g Tor the ensuing season, commencing this pav. By this arrangemeut, his ow.i active attention to the wauts of his quests, and ilit- I ersoin! supervision of Mr. Wilson, afford, it is hoped, >n assurance th >t tlie establishment will be put on ?s good a footing as regards the comfort and convenience of those who may tivnr him with their patronage, as any water ing place in the vicinity of New York 8iuce (lie last sum mer, tlje grounds attached to the Paviliou have been greitly improved and ornamented, and the house extended 40 feet in front by its entire depth, being now 100 in front facing the harbor, with a colonnade and piazza two (lories in height. 100 feet in length aud 13 feet in depth. A new dining room has been built since last season 40 feet bv 36. Private parlors fitted up, and additional public parlors added to the establiah me it. The whole has been newly famished, and is now in complete order, affording, it is believed, as attractive a sum mer residence va cau be fotnd in the State or couutry. The steamboat Crotoii. o ie of the finest and fastest boats oat of j New York, is now running peimruently on ihis route, thus ensuring diily .?rapid communis -tion with the city. It is believed that visiters to tjis establishment. will fiua in the Comforts of* well supplied an J well ordered table, and neat and commodious sleeping aurrtinents, (in addition to the. I attractions of salt water bathing. so abundantly afforded by the admirable beach of Glen Cove Harbor),sufficient induce ments for a summer residence at this portion of Loug Island Sound. WILLIAM M. WEEKS. Ole i Cove, June 5, 1818. N. B ? preferring hoard in private ftmilies, or farm bouses, cm he accommodated ou application to Mr. Wilson at :k ? Patilio i. Ksil bolts, fishing boats, horsea. carriages, lie., can always he obtained by applyiug as above je"l I w rc ?' >K SALE l>H TO l.oi, M A H \ND?OME COTTAGE and about Ave acres fljl of goi d Land, laid in meadow, situated on the Blazing ^JfltBiar Road, sl>ont oae and a half miles from the Rail way, New Jetsey, Kail arsy Depot. Attached to the premises is da excellent Garden, with a fine bed of A'psrains, Bsm, Stable, kc.. See, The Cottage is nearly uew. filled iu with brick tflthefible end, with a latfe cellar nnder the whole house, and is otherwise spacious and replete with every cou Tctiicuc>- (or a genteel family. Apply to j-9i??fc MOORE k HAKKR.M Broadway. Tu LET, MOR For Sale, two S story and baaement brick dwelling houses They are delightfully situsled wnhiu one mi nute's walk from the terry, and are fittrd up in hand some stile, with the late improvements having been jtisi completed. 7 uey are 31 fe?t wide, by 52 deep, with 4 Urgr court yard in front, beiug well shaded Ivy trees, and surround ed by an iron railing, a?d eacn conta'U eleven rooms besides the kitchen. The families renting these houses will have the privilege ol crossing the ferry free Apply to j?*ll 1 **r J A STEVENS Hoboken. llHOtiKLYN P.i* PERTY FoR ^ALE. >rt THE Dwelling House and Lots known as Nos. 6f IrfflB and t>8 ^Udil <eh street, and No. 4* Hirkf street, in t^e JA^&eity of Brooklyn The lots are 23 by ttiO feet each, and the uouse in Hicks street three stories high, and one in Mid dagh street three s*ori*s high, and ihe other a cottage.*11 built iu ihe most subst*uti*l manner, and sitnated in the most desi rable part of the citv for residence*, being witliiu three mi nutes walk of the Fulton ferry. One half of the purchase money cau remaiu ou bond and mortgage. For terms, apply to LOTT ?VANDERBELT. jell 1w?r No 3 Front at. Brooklyn. FOU SALE OK TO LET, jfX The Modem bailt three story brick house, >1} Adams Pf ?* street, Brooklyn. If not sold by private sate, it will be disposed of at public auction, on the 13th day of Ma) next, r.alf of the purchase money can remain on mortgage,, for a term oi years Application to be made ou the premises 213 Vdimsst.. Brooklyn. s4 Im'rt FOR SALE OK TO LEASE, IN BKOURLV N. VAN BRUNT'S HOTEL, No. 23 Fulton a'reel, (northeasterly side,) five doors from Fulton F? rry, is <luw offered lor sale or to lease. The house is 23 by 43 stories high, coutaining 22 rooms, and be'ug ou the greatest thoroughfare in Brooklyn, is a good locution foi Divn kinds of business. Possession given immediately. For mrticuUrs, inquire on the premises of ^ GEORGE VAN BRUNT. Brooklyn, Mar 23. mv3h lm*rc KuO.vift, FURNISHED OK UNFURNISHED. TO LET?Iu a small and most delightfully situated ' house, near the Washiugtou Parade Ground, one or ,_^i wo rooms, with or without foil or partial board. No otlier Hoarders or lodgers are io the liuaae, nor will be taken The family at present consists of ouly three grown persous To single gentlemen, or a gentleman and lady, desirous ol living IU a private family, and in a pleasant, quiet, and hand some location, this uffeij an opportunity but rarely met with The entire half of tlte house will be let tq a desirable tenant, without children. Address B. T. at t^e desk of this office my 19 tf rrc CuUATllY Kb&iut-Aut, KUft THE SUMMER, Jll Bedford, L- L, thrtt milt$ from South ferry, and near the Railroad Depot. MA COTTAGE, cootatuiug two parlors, (4C feet,) a library and dining room on first floor, eight rooms ot, second door and sttic, with kitchen, kc., suhle and ca i i.ige house, rardeiier's house, Ike., with four acres, in cluding Urge garden and iiasturage for a cow. Conveyances frequent, by omnibus and railroad to the city. It will be let for the summer mouths, with or without furniture. Apply to GEO. B. FISK, 42 William street Also,a new Freuch Cottaaeon Oxford street, near Parmea tier's Girdeti, l>? miles from South Ferry, with suble and {welve lou of ground enclosed. The cottsge has a nursery, litclien, Ike., in basement; two parlors and breakfast room, on first floor, and four bedrooms on second floor?will be in readiuess for s tenant in two weeks. Apply as above. miUts fh THE NIGHTINGALE SONG IN JOUN STREET. * THE REAL BIRD itself has arrived, and likewise 300 of the Saxony Canaries, the warbling of which, JV&to the stranger and curious, is rather an interesting <iglu?for each customer has a different hab'tation. Kud Archy will be hyipy to attend to the ladies and gentlemen aa they pass Broadway nnd John street. apl7 1m* rh " Li Tok- at ~Th uTT LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, if too want a fine article ol Boots and Shoes, call at XT Broad way. where you will find the largest assortment, cheapest, and most fashionable in the city. Do not mistake the number, 3(7 Broadway, corner ol Franklin street. N. B.?a I urge assortment of imported French Boots, at the low price of 3dollara. M. C AliiLL FRENCH GOODS ARRIVING FROM PARIS. . .VIONDRON has the honor of informing those persons [who are desirous of purchasing the fiueat and best Bind of [work, < Isat if they will call at his store, No. Ill Broad J way, ihey will hud varnished ind ordinary BOOTS, ol .... latest Parisian ?tyl<-; Shoes of all sorts; Half-Boots and Slippeis of varuisty'd leather: Silk Stockings, Hall Hos?, lie He also h s varnished and plaiu Leather, of all kiuds; Mo-, rncio af all Colors; and Ml necessary Findings for shoemaker , for sale at moderate prices, wholesale ? r retail. Those persons who will Uior him with iheir orders may depend on bein* well served. Orders from the country will he punctually attended to. jet lw* MONDRON. 133 Broadway. gi;eaT hat<gains in boots and >hou.s. IN consequence of the recent fires st 73 yiaiden Lane, the entire stock of French Cuf and Patent Leather Boots, Gaiters, Brogans, kc , com, rising the mi/it extensive as sortment ever offered in tne citv, and which were d.i m o.e<l by water, will be offered for ?sle this day, by the pack age orsi igle pair. Sales to coutiuuc nntil the entire stock is disposed of. je6 Iw'r BOOTS AND SHOES.?The public are invited to eail and examine th? large assortment of Gentlemen's. Lsdies' and Misses' Boots, Shoes and Gaiters, iu alt _ . their varieties, which are to be found at the cheap cash ?tore of H. BIGG AM, m'l lm*r I Caual s?., comer Sullivan i B<mm i'KEiVHUM bou'la. FINE FRENCH BOOTS for tl 30, city made, and arr equal to those sold in other stoses tor 16. Fine French Calf Boots for $4 N, equal t* the best made in 0f this ce> forMor $7, at YOl.NG h JONES' Freuch _iku aiid SI,oe Manufactory, one the moat fashionable ia the city Our Boots having been judged in the late Fair at Kllilo's, are said to l e the best ever sold in this city. All Hoots warr&utrd to gue satisfaction Mending, kc., done iu tne Store. YOUNG k .KJNES, ? Ann street, ml3Jm*m Near Broadway, Neui York LLF i-OfF*^akjDruFe an d t u rn 1TuR1E WANTED. rpHE highest price can be olitaiued by ladi-s snd gsntle ??? A who wish to dis|>u*e ol their left-.>(T wardrobe and tnre. By sending a line to the subscriber's res' ^r?r r { tiirough the Post t idier, it will be promptly attended ' \ J. Lh.VF.NSTYN, 4?h Hr<.adwsy, r _ Ladies can be attended to hy Mrs. J. Leveustrn i?>\ 11 ie*'tr * ObsNiLWifcrt'e W/ .u.hobt.3 ] WANTED, | GENTLEMEN or Families desirous r r . ? ' < ash iheir superfluous ( lothing. Je ' ,?" !' I kr , ???> do so to tlisrir advMtnge by sen T'r' ' ' i bar. who will attend at t , TO DEALERS IN FIS ^LVG T" 1 < ? u.? v ~~ A LAROEassoitmentofChiHa <)rMa riW ALKIJE. A Salmon and Trout Silk Wor m to " j " . try dealers, ^very artiHe m M cil. Xlll bJ fouud it rtlKHitblf priffMl CONROl If ^ ichmar %? I KtiAninf Tsrk^ C|p I*Bporvi^T^ By the Electric Telegraph. H1GHLV IMPORTANT AM VERY LATE FROM fflEXIOO AND THE PACIFIC BLOCKADE OF VERA CRUZ. The Mexicans Declaring against Paretic*, it. it. [From the Pemacola Gazette, June A.] The U. S. steatn?r Mississippi, Capt. Fitzhugli? armed at Pensacola, on Thursday last. She brings as passenger?, Pr. Wood, U. 8. N.; bearer of important despatches from Coin. Sloat, commanding officer of .he naval lorces or. the Pa cific; J. Parrot', IT. S. Consul at Mazatlan ; Mr. Dimond, U. S. Consul at Vera Cruz ; and seven other Americans from Mexico. Vera Cruz was blockaded L/ the U. S. aliipf Raritan and Falmouth, and brig Soaicrs. The St. Mary's is off Tainpico. The American bark Eugenia, Captain ikixor from New York, belonging to P. A. Ilargou evaded the blockade, though pursued by the boat of our men-of-war, and got into Vera Cruz. All the other Anicrican vessels had left the por of Vera Cruz. We learn that the Mexicans had decl&rei against Paredes. An English lleet of fourteen ships, including three line-ol-battle ships, were cruising off the west coast of America. It appears that Mr. Parrott is only about twenty days from Mazatlan; both he and Dr. Wood were allowed to pass through Mexico without mo lestation. The Mississippi sailed from Vera Cruz on Sa turday last. U. S. frigates Cumberland and Potomac, are working with all expedition in getting on board provisions and water, and will be ready for sea to-morrow; the John Adams, we learn, sailed to-day ; the bark Dana, Capt. Chase, arri ved at this port on Wednesday last, reports hav ing spoten on the 25th day of April, off Abaco, U. S. steamer Princeton, and again on the 26th, off the Isaacs, supposed to be boiuid to Vera Cruz. Important Intelligencer EMBARGO DECLARED BY MEXICO. YANKEE SPIRIT. Affairs* on the Rio Grande, fcf. Set, be. The baique Texidore, Captain Major, arrived at Now Orleam, on the &th instant, from Tobaico, whence ahe sailed on the 28th ult. There waa a great excitement prevailing there among the rerjdent Americans, in consequence of tlio reception of ft'.i order for an embargo on all American vessels. The order came by express from Mexico, and was im mediately followed by an order lor the capturo of Capt. Major's vessel, and at the same time .'M) Mexican soldiett weie placed in charge of a New Orleait* schooner.? Theie were 400 Mexican soldiers in Tobaaco. Captain Alsjor was guarded ta.liis ves <e> by twenty of his friends, and the soldiers were afraid to make him pri soner. The schooner Captain Cox, of New Orteans, was seiz ed and the crew imprisoned. Several Kngliih vessels were in jiort. No American men of war' ware seen by lira Texidore. The steamer Ventura was ordered to Ire up and give chase to Cantain Major. Ilia vessel had one gun un board, whi< n was cut up in small leiigi (is for shot '* to ?mash the Ventura's coffee mill," as the captain says.? Mhe did not, however, venture out den. Ta) lor intends to take up hie line of march for Monterey and New Leon in ten da\ a, takine e"0 route Camaigo, Mier, fcc.,fcc. I'apt. '1 hornton has been placed under arrest by i'rder of <ien. Taylor, on charges of disoba<lienco of orders ,*od uegloct of duty, in suffering his command to beiurprist Oen. Worui had arrived at K\>rt Biowu on the J7lh" ult. The common impicssion a? the camp aeemed to be that no further movement wov be made for twelve or fourteen days, unless order* ?,ere received from Wash ington. 1 he presont camp of the enemy is in New Leon, and there are laurels to be pluc ked by our soldiers from the tree ot tame It is said that the plac? is not fortified, and it i* garri soned only by about 60O Mexican soldiers. The Army or Occupation. [fr rom the New Orleans Picayune, June ] The " army of invasion" would be a bettei designation >f tho force under jn. Taylor, as the American troops Javo crossed the Rio Grande, and arc now in possession if the territory of the enemy. But as the army has gained credit under its own title, it will bo well to keep ui* nomenclature ' tntil it has done greater-thing* under l* new one. We understand that the next demonstration of Oen. Taylor will be i',pon tho city of Monterey. This plate s about UO teases from Matamoraa, and ii approached jy a difficult i oa,i running through an arid and ill-wa ered country^. jt 1( the principal city of the province of Sew Leon, commands tho entrance of the tabic and*, or tl jC interior of Mexico, through the passes of he Sierra 4 tvladre. T j ma *e the o)>eration* of the army upon Monterey nore KVnirr, ii' not absolutely crrlain, Oen Taylor de igns i'<;cU|)j the town olXanrargo, about 2.>0mile? by vaier, Aitttainoras To do this securely it is ne :e*?'jry tar him 'to have transports of a draft suitable to ne navigation of*the Rio ( Camargo will be the >asi* ut his operation* upon Monterey, and this jwint nust Lie first ma<ite the de|>ot of supplies, and entrenched n a u\ lo capabl e ol sustaining a siege. K waa the de> ign of General Taj lor, as we learn, to be ?t '.lonterey by tne first of July; but the want ot trans ports to convc y his store* to Camargo, compelled nim to delay fu nher progret* in the enemy'* country till thu deficiency i* removed. Camargo is situated upon the Rio Urai .tie, and presenta an admirable foundation Tor ? displa y upun the interior, nnd fiom Camargo to Monterey is, about 40 leagues, or liO miles. The coun try lying t Atween that town and Monterey is more fer tile man ' between Matamoras and Monterey?conse quently, uis altogether better for the army to proceed iromcei aargo uj on Monterey than iroin Matamoraa. With a view to ex|>o? the march of the army, L^apt. ? anders. who has distinguished himself in the ad nimbi t dou?ncc? he lit* constructed about Point Isabel, no* b? an dispatched to thk city to proem e the necessary ,K>rt*. Ho i, nuw ,D the city of New Orleans, hut ?;ili proceed up the river immediately to supply the defi :,en ?y in trasiaporta which his purchases here may 0i- Krom tfie moutfr ef the Hio (irande to Matamora* ?e jsel* drawing four leet \? aier can run without obstruc i an; above that point up to Camaigo, theie are not mote i Ann three fo?t ef water in nia.iy places. Steamer* ot the proper dral* can scarcely be got in sufficient numt.ers heie to air*wcr the | urpwsa* of an invading army, and, tlieieloi-Q > f ejit, Sanders will go (Vest to find them. before rcaciiing < amargo the army will have to take the tow a of Rey uosa, which i* bsetween Matamoia* and Lamar g0 it is not expected, however, that any defence t e made of such village*. {* ju. lay lor designs now to be at Monterey a* soon n * <ulv a* possible At that place, it ia believed, the Mex ? ,us will make a stubborn stand. If at all uuring the war. ' the troop* under Oen. Tay lor occupy Monterey, the vhole ol .v.exico this sine tlie Sieira Mad re will be in the possession of the United States, including the mining die tiictiot New Leon, New Mexico, Santa l>e. Chlnuahua, kc.. lie. This calculation i* based somewhat upon the idea that the t'liiied state* will order an expedition from the Miuouii river upon tbc Northem Province*. If thia be done the whole ol North Aiexico will be inourpva ?eision Such a di?|?ntion of the loicea oi the I mted Hutu would end the war at once, but if it did not, our aim) would hold the key to the whole of South Meal co, and the gales of the capital would, speaking in a military sense, be in the possession of (Jen. J ay lor. (?rom the New Orleans Jeffcrsoiiian, June 6 ] I A fnend, just liom Matamora*, ha* fuinuhed us with the following particular*, which may not be unintereat Iuk On the field ot battle, ol the Palo Alto, 60 unbuiied ' A.'xican* weie counted ; they lay upon the extreme i imhtol the enemy* line .... ' 1 en oay t alter ti?e bittlo, over 600 wounded Mexictns were counted in the hospital*, the moat ot whom had been ! wounded by-artillery, i he atmospheie of tii? place waa very much affected by the wounded and dead. J it ia worthy ot remark, that the wounded Mexicans ? lien. Taylor* camp, arc treated with the greatest huma nity and consideration; whilst, oil the contrary, the Ame rican prisoners in the Mexican camp, were treated with great inhumanity, aud a total want of regaid for their comfort. An immcme amount of fixed ammunition, muskets and ?hBll, wero found iu the muga/ines at Matamora*. 1 he American* mount guard every uight on the pla/ 9 A. M., thoy marcholT to the tune of Van The Mexican police aud civil functionaries are allowed By Uen. I aylor to pursue their uaual routine. Poimits are liberally granted to merchants and trader* to tend off such of their caigoes ax are perishable, and the .Mexicans aia treated with all tlio consideration that propriety permits. The war, however, i*oply at its com meneement and it ia generally believed the .Mexicans will at least make one bold stand in defence of their ptna let and the halls ot the Montozuraa* It ?? supposed that Oen. Taylor will wake Camargo, aoout 10j mile* from Matamora*, his principal depot Tit will be one ol the positions forming tho base of future operations, combined with Matamoia* and Point Isabel ? the military disposition will then be completed, should an advance tipon Monterey bo deemed expedient. This base will ensure communication and supples and what will hardly be needed, a liua of retieat. There were about 6000 men at Matamoras, and 2000 at Point Isabel. The volunteers arc all in fine (pirita and eager for tho fray. I amp duty becomes irksome, aud the cry is oa Will d. ^ [From the Mobile Journal, June 6 ] F.ncami>mknt, Point Iishkl, May 30?This is a very pleasant place?equal to any in the South for healthful breezes. It is situated on a law flat prairie island but there is a great drawback in its agreeablene** from the j waiei beiii); brackish or rather iinprei;uated witn suit* and sulphur, which has the usual ell'ecui ot such things ,>n oue'? bowels : the smell of it is equal tp any sulphu ra 'ed water, and may be likened to the alter smell of dam powder. U e ?*pect to strike our tents to-day to join Col. Per, ton's re^*""ent, whicnarrived here yesterday. We me to go to ?.**?>* Santiago, on the way to Barita, wlierc, it it said, w e ?nail all concentrate and march on to Mori teiey. lien. .'>?slia is at present at Matamoras, whero there are some .* or 6000 men. The citizens of that plain have all returned, #"d show every disposition to friendly intercourse. W e steep seven in a tent, and blankets am very comfei table; j' a thick coat and pants very proper too. There are tome 74 or ho poor Icliows in the hospital at this place, u."uong tliem are three Mexicans and one ranchcro. The Mexicans care very little for their dead, or thc> would uoi have left the bouics ol their tullen exposed on'the field of the late battles to the wolf and vulture, as they have done. Tlicy are a very " hard I set." Col. Piatt has just couie from Matamoras* where he has been, llis company is known as " The Union ! ( tuarcis of Alabama." We are not without a spice of ro mance either, there being three heroines in Uie camp dressed a* volunteers: "love and glory," I suppose. Whilst I hare Ix-en writing this on a drum head, tn sol dier's desk; a \ iolent storm has been raging from the noith. The wind aud the rain have each been striving which could do most injury ; the wind will carry it, 1 think, eventually, as most of the tents on the prairie are swept away, ami a schooner or two has gone ashore. Lest night it wai most awful. The sutler here will make his fortune, as you will see bv the price* current nerewitii sent: Whiskey. $4 per gallon ; Cider, 60c. jier pint ; Tobacco, $1 jier pound ; Writing Paper, 60c. per quire : sundries in like proportion, 'ihero is a tine spirit abroad lor an onward move ; order* for which I hop? will soon be received. Gen. Arlatn'a Account of the IJnttlc of Palo Alto. [Kroro the New Orleani Delta, June .V] F rom the Balrlin dt la diviiion dtl Norte, published at Matamorai, ou the Mth ot May, we tianslatc the iollow , *g official document relative to tho battle of Palo Alto, on the "th ult : NoKTnrxN Division. Or WBitin-Cmtr :?Constant in my purpose of pre venting (Jen. Taylor from effecting a junction between the lor,ie? he W taking from Santa Isabel mid those which he left at fortifications opposite Matamoras, I set off to-day fro*" Tunt/uut del Hamirene, from which place I address,^ 10 Vour Kxcellency my last de s patch, and I marched tt,~,rBrt'" *'a*0 -*'t0 88 ,oon ft" my spies informed me that the had left Santa Isabel, determined to introduce into t.^1' fortifications a number of wagons loaded with provision * ur"1 *rtl"ery I arrived opposite I'slo Alto abou '1 "'clock, P. M., and saw that the enemy wos entering the* p'#c*- with ?11 the forces I had, I proceeded to form mi ijUo battle on n large plain ; a woody elevation luppoi ri?ht lank with a quagmire on the left, difecult X Hon. Scarcely hail we fired our fir?t gun, when t. ? ">cond commander in-chiof, (fen Don Pedro Ampudia ai>;fd i a* I had w arned him to join me as soon as he had inforced the several jK>mt? which were necessary to he siege tho enemy's troops that were left ia tho fortifica tions opposite Matamoras. ?iiJ he Uirc?,1!,nJer command were 3,000 men and 19 pieces of artillery; those ol the invader* were 3iHl0 men, J 8 '"P*?* foiceol artillery, as they numbered JO pieces of lt> and |? pounders. "til" eommenced with such ardor that the firing enemv ?I! l DOt 2?.Me/Xr 8 ?oment, during which the *ndeavorod to follow their course toward* Mata l ? V *?fP??J ">? Klege of their troops at tho wi an i J1: * W *uch obiect they set lire to shrub smoke hv' k?.u ' to furm ?PPOM,e 'heir line a thick Inasnr iUuTs ">cy *ucceeded in hiding themselves ',''? ML,r, |i U.' '' .thTOUlf> necessary < V:l^T J.act on two rt,"?r?nt occasions. si"T.~?r'V?r m*u'tained ,'?? ???ck more as a defen his lmc?. tl ? 'n? ?n*' u'in? ^Wefly the l>est part of fautiv Mdlll h!T ^ l'rutec"'d ??y one half of his in he tirf ? ii .1 "1V ^ V re,ervinR 11,0 re,tto fortilv the battle field ' tW0 thou,,nd > thi ^7!'i' '? maK? * cha,rK? on the enemy, because deied t ^ caused great loss on our files, and I or dered (itn l<on Annsta>io Tonojon to execute it with the greater part of the cavalry, on our left flank, in or all m g'Ve c.h#rge *fth? ?'"?? with the infantry and the rest of the cavalry on the right flank. I *ii w*itiug the moment in which General Torrejon shotiid commence tho charge, and that the enemy should [??? ??. J ?5?Ptl in or<ler to give the impnlte on the rixht; but the eflort wai checked by a countermove m?nt ot a portion of the enemy'* force that defended a marsh, * hich prevented the attack. Some of our companies were impatient on account of tn? lofts we find sutlercd, and they commenced to sret out ol order, asking that I should give the comm.nj to ad vance at once, or retreat. At such a moment I ordered a column ol cavalry, under command of Colonel Don Caj etano Montero, to charge, with the view that the pai ties thrown out of order should resume their posit on, and lu all possible manner march on tho enemy, who, owing to the great distance at which they stood, had time to fall back on the reserve; and night appioaching last, the battle ended, and we remained masters of the field. After this result, every measure nece**vry to the cir cumstances was taken, and our division encamped on a more concentrated ground in the same battfe field. The combat was a long and bloody one, which may be hotter explained by the calculation of the f'ominauder in-l hiet of Artillery, Oen Don Tomna Itequnna. who assures me that the enemy fiied over 3,000 cannon shot fiom i to 7 o'clock. P. M., tat which houj* tho battle tei minated.) an,I our artillery only fi,ed al>vut 660 shot. Our aims were supported w ith honor to the tuition, a* *e did not j jel l an inch of ground. >iotM iihstanding ire V',"r'0r'l^r c""m^ * artillery, they suffered . Pj" ,roop* had the misfortune of losing 26J men in thia i "'.'a.' a,n"ng dead, wounded and di?pei>cd. Tuo-e tl at their live* in defence ol the most >u-t and holy ?,f cause*, aia worthy of a nation,d rememOrance ol giati tude, for their bravery and valor. ,, * *,ur r-*cellency will oblige me by giring notice, with i> to HI* Excellency the Preiideau. taring thatl will take care to give a lull and detaile? despatch of this battle, ami at the same time lecommend the *aiiant conduct of all tu? t>enerals, l tuels. officer*, ID*n uuder my charge j for ti^y sustained the bloody combat in a manner which honor* our nation, ?ml shows the discipline and tine order of our troops. Please admit the assurances of my consideration, etc. (tod and Liberty ! General Quarters at Palo Alto, op posite tho enemy's Tamp, May 8th, 1846, at II o'clock, P.M. (Signed) MARIANO ARISTA. To Hi* Excellency the Minister of War and Marino. Treaty with the Tfxo-Meilcan Indian*. [From the New Orleans Tropic, Juno 6.J The steamer Rodolph arrived hero last evening from

Port Coddo, bringing as passengers CapL T. 8. Alexan der, lady and Mist Alexander, two companies 01 the 6th regiments of infantry, and 9a rank and file from Fort Towfson, commanded by ( apt Alexander, aad Lieuten ants Wetmore, Burnelt, Krnest, I)?ut and Kaston, at tended by Dr. Simpson. Also Col M. t> Lewis, Commis sioner to treat with the Indians, General Mascona, O.J. Wilson, Major R. 8. Peighbois, J. Coyle, R. ( ook, und 41 Indian chiefs, and four servants from the Camanche and other Indian tribes 'I ins is a very important ariivul, as peace with thirteen Indian tribes, bordering on Texas, 1* now guarantied The treaties with (til these have hern made by Col. Lewis, in connection u ith Judgo Butler, of H. C., and the delegations are takon to Washington, both wit^ the purpose of having the treaties ratified, and to acquaint these "men of the wilds" with the extent of our country and the number of it* inhabitants, on which sub ject* they have at present very obscure ideal. They ret resent at kast 60,000 soul*, all of whom will be peace ful, at least during the absence of their chief*, and we hope "for all time " The various tribe* represented aro the Camanche, Lapana, Ton-ke-way, Waco, Witchatb, To-wack-a-nie, Anno-dor-rol, Caddo, Ion-i, Kichi, Dela ware, Ponamhow, Bede.and Bu-lux-ee. Incidents, Ac,, of the War. We have recently received several letters from our correspondent at Matamoras, written upon Mexican stamp paper. On the top of the sheet i* stamped the go vernment seal, with the class. pn-o and date ; H'llo Tercrro, Cualro H-alri ; Jluoi 4r mil erhocitnlot cuarrii tu y tri$. (third seal fifty cents, 1H46) Contracts to be valid in Mexico, must be written upon this specie* ol pa lter?the larger the contract the higher the class of seal, and the prico of the stamp. We do not believe "our boys"' will kick upas great a fun about their being com pelled to use stamp pa|>er in Mexico, as they cid at Bos ton about^he time of the tea party ; particularly so, as Arista left in such a hurry that he forgot to curry the go vernment property along with him, or in other word*, leaving lien. Taylor to carry out Secretary Marcy's text, "to tU? victor* belong the spoils."' Wo think 1'ore des will lind this species of revenue somewhat deficient thii yoar from the department of Tamaulipas. * Major Bsows.?The Journal latoly contained an arti cle relating to the late Major Jacob iirown, who was kil led by the bursting of a shell during the bombardment of Matamoras. The facts there (tated aro incorrect in some of the particulars. We learn from a gentlcmin of this city, who ha* been personally acquainted with Major Brown and his familv for upwards of twenty years, that Clarksburg, in Berkshire county, in this State, is believed to have been the native place of this gallant officer, for thore his father has resided for many years, and been aided and often visited by his son. The Journal says the Major left no family. This is an error. lie has lelt a wite and two daughters. The former ha* been an inmate of the Mcl.ean Asylum fur ten ortwelve years, and i* not now conscious of tho death of her liusbaud. Ill* daugh ter* were educated at Roxbury, awl until about three years ago resided there in a family, between whom and the Major there have long existed the kindest feelings. But having been appointed to the command of the garri son at Pen.sacola, he took hi* daughters with him?they having completed their education. The youngest ha* tince been married to a inrgeon in the united State* army, who was attached to bis regiment at the time he leceivcd his mortal wound. Major Brown was a noble ipecimen of a inan. He wa* modest an 1 unasHiiming in Lis deportment, and no-sewed a heart overflowing with tho milk of human kindness. A* an officer be was dis tinguished for hi* courage, military skill, coolness and decision in the hour ol battle. <>eneral Tavior, in his offi cial despatches, pronounces his loss " irreparable." He was nn orderly sergeant at the hattlo of Christler's field, on the bank of the ?t. Lawrence,during the last war with (treat Britain, and for his gallant conduct in that action he received a commission. Since the |>eace of 1815, Ma jor iirown has been employed on the staff a groat portion of the lima Hi* sounU judgment, hi* integrity, and bu siness capacity, rendered him a valuable officer in time of peace as well a* war. He served two or three yean in the memorable Florida campaign. He passed some years at Little Rock. Arkansas, engaged in matters con nected with our Indian relations. While there he was chosen President of the Hank of Arkansas, an office which he thought proper to decline, as incompatible with hi* situation us an officer of the army. Thi* gallant officer received hi* fatal wound while superintending the la bors of the *?ldier* in constructing the " bomb-proof*'' of the fortification, opposite Matamorns. His leg wa* shattered by the fragment of a shell, an.l while ho was conveyed to the operating station, he exhorted the sol diers whom he passed to do their duty faithfully, and never givo up the fort! Such wa* Major Jacob Brown.? 'tvitan Journal, Jun< 8. Military Preparations. the army. Brevet Ra*k ,!* ?K AK>ir.?Imjuiiici are daily made concerning brevet 'he ermy. To meet these in quiries, we have looked tip the '?* on the subject. The Urn statutory provision wa* nj*de on the titli of July, 1^1 j, and i* in these word?: " wit 'he President ii heie by authorised to confeibrevet rtu? on *uch officer* of the army a? shall distinguish thcm-clvei" hy gallant ac tions or meritorious comiuct, or who Khali I'.avo served ten years in any one grade : Provided that nothing here in contained sh?ll be no construed a* to entitle officer* no breveted to any additional pay or emolument*, ex cept when commanding separate post*, districts, or de tachments; when they shall he entitled to, and receive the same pay and emoluments to which officer* of the *ame graoes are now, or hereafter may bo allowed by law " This statute was modified by the law of April II, 1818, which provides " that the officers of the arm v, who have brevet commissions, xh ill be entitle I to, and receive the pay mid emoluriients of. their brevet rnnk when on duty, and having a command according to their brevet rank, and nt no other time That no brevet commission shall hereafter be conferred by and with the advice and con aent of the Senate." These are the only legal provisions to be found in our itetute book, except the following in the rule* and arti cle* ol war: " Artici.k 61 Officer* having brevet* or commltiion* of a prior date to those of the regiment in which they aenre, may take place in court* martial and on detach* menu, when composed of different corps according to the ranks given them in their hievet*. or dates of their for mer commissions; but in the regimvnt, trooo, or company, to which such officer* belong, they shall do ilntv and take rank both in court* iiMrtial and on detachment*, which shall be composed of their own corps, according to the commissions by which they (ball be mus'ered in the said corps." By the Oth section of the act of June 30. 1831. it i* pro vided that so much oi the act of July 0, 18I'J, or of any other act. as authorises the President to confer b-evet rank o such officer* of the army or marine corps, n* shall have served ten jears in any one grade, was re pealed: an I so much of the act of April 1(1. 131*, ?? may be applicable to the clause a' ove repealed, shall lie, and i* hereby ret>ealed. hut nothing herein shall effect any ? right, already acquiied by ten jear* expired service, to brevet rank. 1 here eio all the statutory provision* that we ha?* lieen able to Hn i on tbi- subject. Hcnce we give these extract* as containing all the laws in force lelating to brevet rank in tue army.? H"iuAiit?fon f.'nion, June (I. OHIO. Adji-tawt (lt*r.a*i.'s Orrict, > (olHmbtis. Jane 0, ISHi J The .following companies of volunteer*, which are new under orders from this department to repair without delay to the generaf render, vou* at Cincinnati, (many < f which ere already *n route to that place,) have i>ee.i a< - cepted h) the (iovernor. to make a part of the reijui i tion of the War Department, under date of May 10, iVi f ?Capt. WaJcutt's company, Columbus ; Capt. La ?, Columbui; ( apt. Morgan'*, Mount Vernon ; %-?'a, Zanesville ; Capt. Meredith'* Co?hocton ; f Ntadden'*, Newark ; Capt. Irvin'a, Lancaster j I, Woo>ter; Capt. Allen'*, Massilon : Capt. Brun f Circleville j Capt. Reynold'*, Chiliicothe ; Capt lion's, St, Clairiville ; t.'apt McLean'*. A then*. f ir com panic* now marching to thia place from the under the command of Copt. McLaughlin, and one any from Highland co., if it have complied with the rt from this department i*sucd on the 8th in*t, di ed to Ma.ior General Taylor, commanding the 16th .?ion, O. M. o other companies than thoie named In this lift, o*e geographical position is east of a line passing -th and couth through thia city, and which are not al idy in Cincinnati, can now be received under the pr? nt requisition. The Governor, however, expreaie* the hope that such volunteer companies a* have organized, and are not re ceived into service, may. aa far a* practicable, pursue their organization, and improve themselves in their dis cipline, ready for immediuto service should another re quisition be made. The commandants of such companiea west of the geo graphical lino above designated, aa are fully organized under instructions from this office, and have not >et re ceived orders to repair to Cincinnati, will report by let ter to the Adjutant General of the Slate in command of the general rendez vous at Cincinnati, and await his or ders, or further orders from this office. To thoso officer# and citizens who havo so promptly ami patriotically extended their valuable aid to the au thorities, chnrged_ (amidst very many embarrassments,) with the duty of filling tho requisition, the Governor takes this occasion to tender his gratiful acknowledge ments. By order: B. W. BRICK, Jr, A. D. C. and Asst. Adjt. General. Hkap Qtmrttrs, Army or Occt r*Tioi,) City of Matuinoras, May *J7, 144(1. S Sir?Your communication of the 14 th instant, by the hands of Colour! Winthrop was duly received. I feel deeply grateful for the efficient assistance so promptly rendered by the Stale of Louisiana, but it was no moie than I expected from her known character for patriotism, and the excellent military spirit which prevails among her citizens. Colonels Winthrop and Lyon* will give your excel lency every needful information respecting'th* state of Hti'oira here. Lntil more fully instructed u.s to the po licy and intentions of the general government, I cannot ?peak with any certainty ol the amount of force that may be required on thi* bolder. If the government i* contented with ? simple occupa tion of the Rio Graude, the for^e now under my orders is quite sufficient for the purpose. If on the other hand, an iiivasiou is contemplated, an additional force will be required, consisting in part, at least of mounted troop*. I havo Just learned that war ha* been formally declared by the United States against Mexico, and take for grant ed that Congress will at once adopt suitable measures for raising an additional militarr force. In this view of the case I would respectfully lecommend that no more vol unteers be dispatched at present from Louitiuna. In case 1 shall require an additional force of this de scription, which cannot bn tho caso until proper depots of supplies and means of transportation are provided, I will not hesitate to make a call, feeling assured that it will be as promptly %nswered as before. In the mean time, the organizations which havo been already made, will prove useful a* tho basi* of futuro regiment* or corps should they be wanted. 1 am, sir, very respeatfully, your obedient servant. Z. TAVLOR, Brevet Brigadier General, U. S. A. Commanding Hi* Excellency, Isaac Joiinsov, Gov. La. Now Orleans, Missouri. Capt. Turner. Aid to C?1 Kearney, has gono to Jef ferton City to obtain a requisition from the Lieutenant Governor, for the immeiliute oiganization of auother company . to complete the liattuliou of l.gtit, or Hying ar tillery. This coni( any will he under ihe command ol Capt llonnick, au otlicer who was engaged for a number ?f years at West Point, in teaching artillery tactic.*. T.ii* company will be promptly accepted The Mibordi uate officer* will be elected by the men composing '.he company. All who are disposed to join, are invited to enroll their name* at No. 15 Chestnut street. Immedia'.o action u necessary.?St. Louie Reporter June 4. Naval. We are gratified to learn that Josiali Tattnall, Com mander U. 8. Navv. has beon appointed to command the U. S. steamer Spitfire, one of the two iron steamers pur chased at New V ork for tho Cnited States. They woie originally constructed for the Mexican Government. Wtsr Point, June 12th, 1840. Eramination m Artillery ?Life in the Barrackt?Em ployment of time. Tho examination of the cadets of the first or graduating class in artillery, commenced yesterday afternoon, ond is now in progress. In this examination, the cadet is re quired to exhibit a thorough knowledge of the mode of aiming and firing cntinon, and of commanding the troops of artillery; alto, tiie construction of bombs, rock<rts, nml all pvrotecnic weapons. Tho class exhibits a most in'imate knowledge of every thinir pertaining to artilleiy. Their examination will, probably, be concluded this aftomoon, when, after a physical examination by a sur gical board, they will receive their diplomas and leave tho iiistitulioL. After that there will be examinations of the minor classes, then those of the now comers prepara tory to their reception as cadets; after uhich the first and third classes go into encampment, the second class being allowed leave of absence. Tho academic, studies are then suspended lor over two months, and the cadets ! entirely devoted to military exercises. During the en campment most of the professors and teachers leave the academy. The idea generally conceived that the two hundred cadets in this institution aro mere boys, who are hero amusing themselves for four Tears, ?' playing soldier," is a very erroneous ono. A JaVs visit here would con vince any coni'incahlr man to tho contrary. From the moment the candidate for admission reports himself here till the timo he graduates and leaves, be j-i engaged in severe labor and exercise, both mental and physical. In company with Mr. ilardcastle, a gentlemanly cadet in the graduating class, I this morning passed through the barracks, rind entered the rooms of many of tho cadets. In some of the larger rooms, owing to the crowded state of the barracks, there were three and four cadets ; in others only two. f'.ach one is provided with an iron bed stead. on which is a hard mattrass with a sufficient amount of clothing t'pon rising in the morning, how ever, this mattrass is to be folded up, and no cadet is al lowed to lio upon his bed during the day. 1 have thought that a view of the manner in which the cadets daily em ploy their timo might bo of interest, exhihitiag, as it does, the constant necessity of severe mental and phy sical labor. During the summer the " reveille'' is beaten at five o'clock in the morning ; during the win ter at 6. Immediately alter this tho roll is called, and every cadet is expected to answer to his name. The time from that to breukfast is employed in cleaning of arms and accoutrements, and in study of the lessons to be rocitod during the morning.. At seven o'clock the cadets march in squads to the mess hall for breakfast Here they are seated at the word of command, and a) the word "rise"' they leave tho table immediately. Im mediately af(er*lireakfast the guard mounting takes place upon the parade ground. From 8 A. M, till 1 P. M. the time is occupied in recitation and study of the les sons for the day. At 1 o'clock the squads march to din ner, where the same order and regularity is preserved as at breakfast. After this, half an hour only is allowed lor recreation, from to 4 I'. M. is devoted to recitation, study. and drawing. Alter four o'clock there is usually a drill, or military exercises of some kind for an hour, and then recreation. At sunset there id hii evening pa rade of all tho cadtita in full dress. This is ona of the finest military sights I ever witnessed. Kvery evolu tion is performed so perfectly, with all the accu racy of machinery. Alter the parade the band perform some martial music, and as the last strain is dying away upon the still air, the evening gun is fired, whose loud report reverberates among the hills, each one sending bark its echo; at the same moment the flag is run down from its stall', and the ca dets march swsv to the barracks Immediately afier the parade, supper. \t thirty minutes niter supper there is a call to quarters, and the time from that till half past nine is use<l in study. A preparatory signal is then given, at " Taps,'' at 10 P. V., lights are extinguished ; each cadet is upon his mnt'rass, and from that time till morning no sound is heard about tho barracks, save the slow and solemn tiea.l of the guard, as he paces along the terrace If this is " play," heaven preserve us from labor And when it is taken into consideration, that this is continued during four years, every one-must seethe excessive amount ot labor required. At tho same time the legulations and discipline of the academy, and the course of study, a>o very rigid und complete. 1 shall give you a specimen of these tomorrow. Kxamina tions will probably close this week; when I understand the cadets intend naving a ball, nnd merry making. J he hotel is kept constantly filled with peoplo, coming going. Among the arrivals yesterday were those of Hon. Uarrett Davis and lady, of Kentucky, and Es-Oo vernor Branch, of Floiida, Secretary of the Navy under Oeneral Jackson. A great many people come here and s|>end the day, and all are highly pleased with the insti tution The prejudices entertained by many who come, aro destroyed, as those of any candid man must be, by a Tisit to the institution Sasatooa Sraiwos, June, 1844. While all the politicians of the Atlantic cities are set* tling and unsettling the Oregon question, demolishing the Mexicans, and endeavoring to extend the area of freedom over the whole continent, we in the vllUge of Saratoga, are qnietly purauing the even tenor of our way, and brushing up our principal hotels, for the pur l*ose of accomodating the throngs that annually resort to this great watering place, to spend tho warm season in drinking our celebrated waters, w hich give new life to i the imbecile and <!?crepid. Tho United Stu'e*, under the | management of J N Mariner h?'o, ha? '-een consider*- I bly alieied, and made cajiable of furnishing accommoda- I tion? for a greater number than ever. The Union by J V W Putnam. looks as bright as a new, while Con gress Hull snd the American ate better than ever, f c.very one of these principal stopping places ere new in the t>est possible trim, am! aa the watering season *p- , proaches are gradually fti'.ng up with permanent 1 ders. To judge by the commencement more visiters will frequent Kaiatoga this year tn n ever before. ? . .. _ Your agent, Mundell, next door to 'he Post O.fl . r- ? pears to be making great exertions to an*J**'1.. ' " I m >nd that usually exi> ta for the "'I'"' . { ' six cents a copy, goes with the rapi l?ty of a scveo-> ear old locomotive ,,i , Hoping to have the pleasure of seun.* you' i?? > family this season, i am yours, fcc. CAYUOA | City JLjrriea. TBIMITV Clll'BCH. The holy ero*s upon thy brow, Is gleaming 'neath the moonlight pal* ; Memcuto of the christian's vow, And sail''ring Savior'* tale. Thy pillar'd arches gently rl*e, Af olive tree* from gardner'* hand, And fairest leave* of maimer skies The sculptor'* power* expand. The voices of thy morning chime*. Like birds amid the foreit bough*. Awake our souls to purer clime*, And saintly thoughts arouse. Thy sombre walls majestic rise. Lit with a soft religious light, In gules of many color'd dyes? falling as rainbows bright Around thee sleep the glorious dead. The iron-hearted men of old ; Many who for tholr country Med, In freodom's ago of gold. Beiide tlu patriot'* humble grave, Low lie tlie soldier* of a king ; They died before fair freedom gave Her mightust eagle wing. A crumbling ruin only tell* How bravely Lawrence fought audited , 'Tii hero hi* wounded body dwell*. Whose name's a nation's pride. An exile from the banks of Seine, Kecking a refuge on our shore, Krom Kohospierre'i emanguined reign Came?but returnod no more. Soundly he alosp*?a linden's shade Kail* coolly o'er hi* quiet tomb ; A mirnn.?r bird a njst hath made Amid its spring-time bloom. llnre is j place to memory dear, lleneallt a graceful elm-tree's wave, Where pilgrim* often drop a tear O'or (horiotte Tomple's grave. An ctflgy of llobart rear*] lueli above hi* sainted bone* ; They're too magnilicent for tears, lli* virtue* carved on itone*. A marble (lab here mark* a spot, Around which early violet* ware, That epitaph i* ne'er forgot? It reads?"Aly Mother1* Grave." The martyr Hamilton here lie*. Wept by a country'* bitter tears, Hi* honored memory never die*, But brighter grow* through j cars. And uianv sepulchre* more proud, (The rich man'* fliuntia- mausoleum) Speak to the world in *;,once loud, Their vauity's outliving tl.c,ii. Here levelled are tlie rank* of lifo? Here pride hath had a won Iron* fall; Here endeth bitterner- nr.: ?<riie. Of dead thousand' ! I. t!:!'" o' 1 Their lips are dust Ui'tt sweetly smiled? Their radiant e>o* . re withered now ; Voiceless the tongues that have beguiled? A dream?vain man, art thou ! Bustoic, Jul* 8. 184? Invigorating Weather?Mr Seth Luther? Captain Coy in Queil of Volunteer*?Edward Webtter alio Engagid in the IVurk?Indictmenti in the Municipal Court? Food for mart Excitement about Maria A. Bickford, fc. Yesterday we had as delightful aud invigorating wi at mosphere as cool and refreshing north wait wind* could furnish m. Last week the weather wai quite tha re verse, warm enough, in fact, to melt down all tha patri otism of some peoplo who ought to roluntear to go to Mexico. However, there will be enough to go eroa from Boston, when the time for action cornea. Mr. Seth Luther, " of the United States," has addretiod a totter to President Folk, which has been published, informing tho President of his anxiety to make himself generally use ful, in any capacity tor which his talents qualify hint.? Seth enumerates various things whicii he uas done and can do, but it does not appear that he ever killed any body, or that there is any probability that be ever will. Cuptain Coy haa created considerable Dentation all about town, by marching through the streets with the, national colors, to the stirring music of a drum and ftlo. in quest of volunteers. Ha has succeeded in H?-re?y-inr a full company of line fellows, most of whom, it is said, belong to New Hampshire. The Captain is a good look ing mun, an<l makes an excellent military appearance.? Success to his patriotic eniloavors to infuse the warm and glowi- .g reiil of his own heart into the hearts of hi* fel low citizens. Edward Webster, a son of Daniel Webster, has open ed a roll for volunteers, and given out a notice inviting such as (eel disposed to serve their country to register their names. On the whole, we are getting along finely. You may set down old Massachusetts as not unworthy to stand beside her sister States in defence of national rights and national honor. In the municipal court, on Saturday, tho grand jury came in, presented forty-two indictments, and aakod leave to sit again, to finish up their business. One of tho bills is against tJapt. J. P. Bradley, Commander of tho New England Guards, for resisting a capias against a member of the company, summoned as a witness on the annual training day. This is a novel case, and will ex cite some interest. A now book, or pamphlet, is shortly to makeita ap pearance in this city, which will, doubtless, create con siderable sensation. It is a narrative of the life aad Strang - career of Maria A. BicklorJ, together with nun?rrui letters, which she addressed to her husband, and otnen, whils she was leading a life of iufamr, and a variety of letters addressed to her, including a large number from her husband, anJ ft ~ her associates in guilt Her cor respondence having fallen into the hands of her bushei .1, he nas concluded to give the letters to the publto, anil has also furnished tho facts from which the memoir i* compiled. It is said that this publication will expoeo ma ny transactions, now veiled from the public eye, and that come conspicuous gontry in the fashional le circles w '11 find it a mirror, in which their own chaiactors will bo reflected. Tho work is to be embellished with a finely engraved likeness of Mrs. Bickford, ft*m a durnerrao the miniature found in her trunk, by < oronor Pratt, Mi the morning of the murdor. It will, undoubtedly, have a great run, and make some people squirm, if not mora. M MUSIC TAUGHT. MDUMSDAY, No. 423 Broadway, four doors above Co ? nal it .teacher of the Ouilar. Singing, Pianoforte, Ac cordiau and Violin, continues to teach lathes and gentlemen of New York at their own residences if required, without extra charge. Terms moderate. A full sited 11ARP, in playing order, for sale at $?. Apply at 4ti Broadway. jet* Tw*rc PISTOL GALLERY. THK undersigned respectfully iufnrms his | -one and the public, that he has upeued a room forihe p? >sr ot prac tice hi pistol shooting, in connection with his (?> asiutn, at Nos. 11. 17 and 19 Canal street, where gentlemen rou4 ot shooting, and such as wish te receive lessons in the art, will find every convenience and prompt attention. Tha roomie well adapted to the purpose, being judiciously lighted and 7i feet in length. The pistols have all the modern improve ments, are of English mike, and ol the best quality. Opes during the day aud evening. CHAS. F. OTTJONON jell lw*rc Nos. ?. IT and 19 Canal at. FIRE WORKS?FOURTH OF JUL*. SEW YORK LJIBJlRjiTORY. BENNETT, 196 Front street, two doors south of Fal ? ton street. The most extensive and brilliant assort ment of KIRK WORKS are now offered at the above pfece, consisting of honory and signal rockets, with (old and silver rain; suns, fans, palm trees, pyr tmids, Peruvian ereesee, octa gons, triangles, verticles, mines of serpents and stats, as roons, beugola lights. Roman caudles, serpents, pin wheels, grasshoppers, port fires, blue lights, scroll wheels. Mrauj lions, line pigeons, torpedoes, pulling crackers, don Die neadfl ers, fire crackers. Canton rockers. Ice. Country merchants, and dealers in general, are requested to call and evamiue the ebon, stock. N. B. Committees lor eity snd country displays, mititarr and private parties, can b?- supplied ?ti the moet liberal terms with the abovementtoned articles, wsrrarMod, themete rials h-ei'?e h?rn srlecte'i **nh th* if nw-"' r'ire ?r*> l?*r 11 At, wutlK^lFluE WuKixtt!! ISAAC KDUE. Pyrotechnic A-.1st, Je-se/ 'uy, is prepar ed to furnish KIRK WO?>8 ?' -. towns, public rar dens. theatres, He. His pt snt stock coinpruoe the bm?< brilliant and variegated fires appropriate designs, ever maae factared in this conntry, and -an be ftwaishod^^MMiat. fe-ro technic Artist, Labarstory Jersey Hi,, jT".I, N. 1?To agents. Signals including ship lights, fklse fires, primers, port fires, signsl rockets, he , lor surplytag government or merchant vessels, can be obtained by ?: plyin* lo CHA8. J.H?"VeL, mrTT lm*r ** >rent strata. NEW AND ~ boat f , - , will rnu to ? oney Island aud Fort Hamilton, oa llili.s. f,.ll,.ws . -Leaving Amos street. N. R. A M ; 12* -clock, P. M.; 3H o'clock r.M. C^ *ree?, N. R.;S\ o'clock, A. M ; M.; ?oMock. P. M. Pier No. S. N, R.. IB o'clock, A. M.j, 1 e clock, fr. M.} 4 o'clock, P. M. Coney Island, II o clock, A M.; I o clock, P. M.; f. o'clock, P. M , and the ... . Steamboat HERA1.6, Captain R. F (f* lows:?LeeviagTielsiicsr efTC'l? ??? 1 >1.; 3 o ciors ?. <?? - . .. j-# - ptrc 12*tfi, - ?* .....i ? Li iiiMwiL.?-? IlkhiH tlNE OK PACKfc.18.KOR LIVER . wfc i-.iHI.?Packet of the 1Mb June, rh# n?w rr'ee packet ship silas holmes. Berry, will sail positively on Monday. Juae lJtli. Tl is *tiip has splendid scccmmodMl..ns to: cabin passeu BI Second cal-iu ptssengers will be accommodated lit t and airy rooms on deck, which will be taken at steersra rates Prr?mi? sbont to embark for the old copntry, should ,rr ,i,rse seperoraeoommodations before completing their ar ruigements Those wishi?? to seenre berths shoeld a?U i srly application on board fob^of Pike^or jlj a* *m|ili?t td Kel.'W ty?rlme ^Hp. ' FhKlTv KKI'OOL?New Line?Hegulai IScket of fist .1 one.?The superior, fast ssijing pocket ship gg^as^iltOt.HKHTER, ** tons burthen, Cspt John Brit ton, will sail as above, her regnlar day. . , Kor freight or passage, having "J***"4 m<iil itions, rMINtl K^.'rl^Vjmi. The pscket ship HOTTINCHJEH. 1^ t?M, t^iptam |ra Bnrsley, will succeed the Rochester,and sail on hot NHV day, tut July.