Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 21, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 21, 1846 Page 2
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'1 1 i1 NEW YORK HERAXD. ?cw York, Tunniiiy, Jmly 11, llM> " FORT BROWN. A Mitt V AM) NAVY MBWB. On the outside of to-day's ptiper, we present our readers with au engraving that accurately represents Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande. Our readers will recollect, that it was this Fort that sustained an incessant bombardment from the Mexicans for one hundred and sixty hours. It is our intention to continue to illustrate ail the events ef the war in the same manner as heretofore, and take the liberty of requeuing our friends and correspondents in the army and navy, to give us accurate accounts of every thing that hall take place during the war ; and, if possible, end us a drawing of the forts, Icc., that may be built by the Americans, or those that may be captured by them. They will, in ttii-> virny, confer a particular favor on us, and gratify the public. tttram Ship Oreut Britain. This monster, having recovered her reputation ' for speed, is new hourly expected. It is confidently believed, that with one or two slight alterations, she will yet make the quickest trip ever accomplished across the At lantic. It will be recollected that we sometime ago stated, that, with favorable winds, |he would perform her last trip in twelve days and a half; she achieved it in a little over thirteen days. We shall receive three days later intelligence by her, which may induce us to issue an Extra Htrald when she arrives. Tike Tariff Bill In this Senate. It appears by the proceedings of Congress yesterday, that the tariff bill has passed, but we think there must be some mistake in the report. We give it, however, as it came to hand. Our private accounts from Washington inform ua that the vote will not bo taken before Saturday or Monday next. Th? Ad Valorem Tariff or the Bill of Modification*..?VI. Ill It Put? The public mmd has been already worked up to the highest point, and the greatest anxiety exists, in relation to the fate of the Tariff act of 1842. The opponents of the present act have nothing to gain by its repeal, while its friends, those interest- \ ed in its preservation, have much to lose by the adoption of the substitute proposed by the lower House. There is not, therefore, an equal division of the parties, or rather the two parties have not an equal interest in the result. No one can deny, for a moment,that the present Tariff bill do?a not contain many defeota, that it it not in many inatanoea restrictive, and in ita ope- ; rationa unfavorable; but we muat admit that aa re- j etrictive aa it ia, and aa many defeota aa it con* tains, it is preferable to the bill reoently paaaed by the Houae, and now before the Senate. There ia one feature in the new bill, which of itself ia sufficient to condemn it, and that is the ad valorem principle, and we are satisfied that if the stauncheat advocate of a reduced tariff, one reduced to a atrict revenue standard, could become intimately acquainted with the abuaea practised under the ad valorem principle, aa limited as it is comparatively in the existing act, it would be sufficient to place them in the opposition, and among the atrong-*st advocates of the specific system. It has been stated on the floor of the Senate, by an authority in which we have heretofore placed the higheat confidence, that the average duty under the new bill,would be a fraction over 21 per cent, and tfiat upon an im portation of one hundred and nine, teen millions, it would produce a net revenue of twenty-eight millions of dollars. There is an in- j consistency in this estimate that condemns itself; but it would be well to know upon what data , estimates of the operations of the ad valorem principle in the new bill are formed. It is our impression that it would puzzle the greatest calculator of the age, to arrive at any estimate, approach- ; ing the actual revenue. Estimates may be formed, bated upon the known operations of any act, for a long time previous, when no important alteration has been made in any of the influences brought to bear upon the operations of that act; and estimates formed in this way and upon this data frequently vary millions of dollars from the amount actually realized. What are we then to expect, or what confidence can wa place upon estimates, formed upon the theory of a new system, upon a principle totally different from any one ever before adopted for the regulatiom of this branch or department of the commercial policy of the government. With all due deference for the authority from whence these estimates and statements emanate, we are compelled to say that they are not, nor can" not be, correct. So far as we can judge from the importations into this port for the first six month* for the present is our belief that the average per cent, duty upon the aggregate importations of the country for the year, will not vary more than a fraction over twenty-five per cent., and the gross revenue from customs will not amount to ' more than twenty-five millions of dollars. This average and this revenue will be the extent, in our opinion, even under the numerous high spc iflc rates, which are found all the way through , the existing act. What, therefore, can we expect , under a tariff where the duties are all levied upon the ad valorem prinoiple, and at low rates even under that system 1 We must expect a deficient revenue, and a demand from all clashes for a repeal of such an act before it has been in operation twelve months. It is not our wish to be understood, as advocating the preservation of the present bill M it stands. It is, as we have heretofore stated, full of defects, but we would rather see these defects remedied, we would rather see modifications and alterations made from time to time, as experience would dictate, than to see such a thorough revolution as the new bill propoees in tins feature of our government. It never was intended thai such abrupt, sudden and complete revolutions shoulu be made in our commercial systems, and they never can be made, we care uui wmcu way uie proposed alterations may turn, without deranging the prosperity of the country generally, and some of the most important interests particularly- Party principles are nothing eompared with the immense amount at issue, when this question is agitated,and we are pleased to aee that in many instances party considerations are waived, and the true and real interests of the ountry take their plaoe. The tariff act of 1843 has been now Nearly four years in operation, and everything has been regulated by and based upon its provisions. The high proteeuve features which characterised it in its infancy, have been steadily falling off, and at the present moment it is reduoed nearly, if not quite, u> a revenue standard. With a few alterations, improvements ana reauotions, it oould, at once, be made more perfect than any tariff act we have ever had, and much better than any new bill the combined wisdom of Congress can oonooc . It wovld be better to attempt ttui than repeal the present act altogether, and pass a new bill based upon a new principle, requiring the establishment of a new order of things, and revolutionizing the commercial policy of the government. We cannot expect this; there appears to be a determination on the part of the party having the power, to do away with all the old land-marks, and to make desperate experiments upon the most vital question ever agitated by any lngislative assembly. Wo fear that in revolutionising this system, there will follow a revolution in the political position of the two parties, as the people have bad e ugh of the uddeo revolutions in YhMtHMl u4 NBIIMI i?*u? Thutii Thia spUndid astabliahmAbt toopaaad last avaning for the HMOD The elegance of the interior arrangementi ami decorations?the comfort to ba found in all part* of Um houso? the magnificence of tha new scenery, and tla* talent of tUe artiata engaged for tha eeaaon, leave nothing to be desired by the moat fastidious theatrical amateur. Tha tout enitmblt ia intended to excite the admiration of the visiter, and will answer tha fullest expectation!. It is decidadly more brilliant than aver, and there is no doubt that as long a* the present |H>pul;ir manager continue* to use his exertions as he has heretofore done for the benefit of the theatrical public, the Bowery will continue to ba the favorite resort of fashion, anil will meet with a liberal patronage. The orchestra has been considerably improved. and many valuable additions have bean made to the theatrical corps. The performances last evening opened with the comedy ef " Raising the Wind, in which Mr. Wemyss took the, part of Jeremy Diddlar This gentleman is an actor of great merit, and will no a doubt become very ponular with the patrons of this theatre. Mr Boolli proveu himself an adept in the profession, , and drew down repeated rounds of applause. The per- j formances were concluded with a grand melodramatic ' spectacle, entitled the " Yaw Trae Ruins," which, with ,, its accompaniments is one of the most gorgeous spectacles ever produced at tha Bowery. We have already " nv ju'MU'ni'iiiWii mriummmsmmmm those m?a*i;4? ie^iUatin( than mail (cptfitcnt [ tntereeu. In relation to the puisne of the House bill through the Senate, there it yet considerable doubt. We annex a table which we have carefull j compiled, showing the position of each Senator upon this question. rnobaslb V?r? I* thi U*itkd STATES Sf"CATE ufok the Nkw Tabife. Stain Ftr fftw Tariff Jig mint! it. Maine. Fairfield,* 1 Evans, 1 N. Harop?hlre Atherton, 1 Cilley, I Vermont, Upham, 1 Phelps, 1 Massachusetts, Webiter, 1 Davit, 1 Rhode Island, Simmons, I " Greene, 1 Conneoticut, Nilei,* 1 " Houtmatoa 1 New York, Dix.* 1 " Dickinson.* I Now Jersey, Miller, 1 " Dayton, 1 Pennsylvania, Cameron,* 1 " Sturgeon,* 1 Delaware, Clayton, 1 '' (.layton, 1 Maryland, Pearce, I Johnson, 1 Virginia. Penny backer,* 1 Archer, _ 1 N.Carolina, Haywood* I Mangum, 1 3. Carolina, Calhoun,* 1 " McDuffle.* 1 Georgia, Colquitt* 1 Berrien, 1 Alabama, Lewis,* 1 ** Bagby,* 1 Mississippi, Chalmers,* I Speight,* 1 Louisiana, Barrow, 1 I " Johnson, 1 Tennessee, Turaey,* 1 Jarnagin, 1 Kentucky, More head, 1 " Crittenden, I Ohio, Allen,* 1 Corwln, 1 Indiana, Bright,* 1 Illinois, Breese.* 1 Miasouri, Atchison,* 1 Arkansas, Ashley,* I " Serier,* 1 Michigan, Cass,* 1 Woodbridge, 1 Honda, Weatcott,' 1 Yule#.* I Tiui, Houitoo,* 1 Ruak.* 1 Doub(/ul. Mliiouri, Benton,* 1 Illinois, Sample, 1 Indiana, Hanugan,* 1 ? 38 Note ?Thou marked thai ( ) are dMMerat*. If we give the three doubtfuls fdr the new tariff, there will still be a tie vote to be decided by the Vice Pres dent. How will Mr. Dallas votel why, a* a Uni ed States democrat he will vote aye; but as a Pennsylvania democrat he will vote nay, so that the final vote still remains doubtful. If one of the doubtful Senators votes against the new bdl, it will be lost. The whole thing therefore is still involved in much mystery, and we trust the anxiety of the public mind, will be soon relieved. We call the attention of our readers to a letter published in this day's paper, in relation to the tariff, as the sound and judioious view* of the writer, must recommend it to all taking an interest in this question. Watxxxko Places, Jtc.?Among the many watering places, and other summer retreats, that av this season of the year become places of fashionable resort, the Sharon Springs Pavilion, kept by Laudon and Gardner ; the. New Brighton Pavilion, kept by Blancard; the Catskill Mansion House, where the Albany Burgess corps are now on a visit; and the Bon Sejour, at BerBergen Point, are some of the most fashionable and pleasant. Each of these places offers great inducements to visiters, and we doubt if the re are many places in the country where one can enjoy himself better during the warm weather. In this connection we may mention the Mansion House, at Middleton, Connecticut; and the Troy House, at Troy, New York, as among the pleorantest and most agreeable stopping p'.aces in their respective localities. The former is kept by Mr. Monroe, formerly of the U. S. Hotel, Boston; and the latter by Mr. Coleman, late of the Astor House, and Mr. Rogers, late of the steamer Empire. See correspondence in another column ? Great Mortality.?It will be soen by the list of interments, that during the past v.'eek there were four hundred and twenty-five deaths in this city. This is a great number, and it is somewhat singular that during the same week in 1845, the same number of deaths precisely occurred. The mortality of this city will never be reduced, until a complete system of sewerage shall be ; adopted. Movements of Santa Anna.?We learn that a letter has been received at Boston from Havana, dated July 5th, which says that Santa Anna and (1.. 11 ?.u _.i ? - -* ' wm. Aiiuuiiiv, wiiu ouicrs, were iu cinuarK ai t Havana in the next steamer for Verm Cruz, or in | a British brig-i l'-war. The American consul at { Havana had advised Com. Connor of this fact. The French Ambassador and the New Pope. ! ?It is mentioned in our foreign files, that after ! the election of the Cardinal Mastai to die popedom, when crowds gathered round him to kiss his saintly toe, that his rev* rence refused all marks of acknowledgment and reaped, till M. Kossi, minister (rem France, had been received. ; It is also known that a positive trace is agreed ; upon through the Roman States, at the foimal , demand of M. Rossi. If these facts be true, it I show* that Franee will take the place o( Austria in guiding the counsels of the Pope. Thk Death or Caft. Paoe.?It appears that I the report of the death of this gallant officer is too ' true The St. Louis Republican oi the 13th inst. , says:? The stasmsr Missouri arrived at tbii m>rt last night, about 11 o'clock, from Naw Orleani, which |>ort iha left on Tuesday evening last, the 7th imt. Mlie made the trip in five days and three houra, and nu detained eight ana a half hour*. She brought up the remain* of the late gallant Captain John Page, 4th regiment United State* infantry, who died a ihort distance above Cairo yeiterday morning, at half past three o'clock. He had a medical attendant (Dr. W. W. Mercer) lor the lait three day* previous to hii death, whoae attention to him waa unremitted. Lieut. Carpenter, U. S. A., waa a passenger, and his health had materially improved. The New Republic op Rio Gra-nde?Its Paooress.?We find the following important announcement in the St. Louis Rtpublican of the 11th inst. In a conversation, yesterday, with a gentleman recently from Santa Ke, we learned a fact which hai not heretofore been alluded to in the accounta from that quarter. Before thi* gentleman left Santa Ke , Gov. Armijo informed him that there wa* at that time a sseaauie in contemplation to fo> m a new eonlederaUon of State* in Northern Mexico; that they proposed to declare their independence of Mexico, and then to unite a* a Republic: that, to aecnr* the co-operation of the Department or New Mexico in thie new enterprise, Mr. Haekus, lawyer of some celebrity, from Chihuahua, had viaited him at Santa Fe, and developed the plan to him. The State* of Zacatecaa, Durango, Sonora, Tamanlipaa and Nueva Leon, now united in one State, Coahuila, Chihuahua and California, were parties to the contemplated revolution, and the object of the misaion of Mr. Hackus to Santa Ke, was to <nlist Oov. Armijo is the struggle. Gov. Armijo is understood to have returned an evasive an*war, leaving it to time to determine the moat politic coanaBMia to pursue Meanwhile, Mr. Heckus waa still I^Blli ico, pnraring the people, it is likeiy, for In Cgrass, and there can be little doubt, if a safliMwn has n, or should be consummated, that SMflfe Fe willI formit part of the new Republic?unless, l^Hka , Inited States should enforce the claim whUI^^Kl sat up, by insisting nnon th? Ami . I dary line up to, and 'taking ia, the town'oTSaaUTa.? The immediate declaration of independence. aaAJfth#*tabliahment of a aeparata Republic by the may have an important bearing on our owaW^^^Hl that quarter of the world? the object of all exertiona being, it ia palpable, to get poaeartMMria large a lice ot California, aod other deairableiiMtlSSl * that territory, aa ia poeaible We mjat conquer a peace" with great a peed, in thia view the matter, if ; we are to be benefitted by the invaaion of ft* territory of Mexico. (Jen Taj lor la now in Temaulipea and U ia hardly poeaible for him to get out of that Depa .nent before the flrat of October In that timo, it ia impoaoble to oonjecture what political changea may take place in the Ma tea which we have enumerated ; and, ae^aration being accompliahed, It will then remain to be determined how far then renunciation ol all connexion with the pieaent Mexican Republic may affect our right to reclamation, in that quarter, for the eipenaaa of the preaeot war with Mexico. Brooklyn City Intelligence. TeMriainec in Haooalvn.? We learn that the leeturera on temperance, who gathered a great crowd near Catherine Ferry on Sunday aiternoor. were addieaaing the people within the gatea of a wharf belonging to private individual!, and were illegally arreated >y the police officera We alao learn that the Mayor immediately diacharged the gentlemen, and they returned to the wharf, and concluded their lecturea. They made no promiae to fulfll their miaeion alee where Thar, of couree, had a right to lecture oa their awn hired land 1 exceeded tne uauai umiia 01 a meairicaj notice, or we ; would notice it at some length. Suffice to say, that it J abounds with incident* of a most interesting and exciting nature, and will we expect, be a standing treat for some time to come. The numerous company attached to this theatre seem to have taken advantage of the recess, and acquired additional strength and vigor for the ensuing season. We congratulate the manager in having secured the services of Mr Noafte. He is a competent actor, and will form an additional source of attraction. Casti.e Oabden.?The orchestral performance! at this beautiful Saloon are of the very best description. The orchestra is under the direction of Mr. Meyrer, and if filled up by gentlemen of high talent This feature alone is more than worth the price of admiasion. But independently of this, the Saloon itself i* one of the most delightful lounges in the city, being the most cool, spacious, and eleganl place in New York, and the only place where one is sure to get a breeze on a sultry day. There are upwards of one hundred coamormmas ranged around, which will reward examination If enjoyment Is to be found anywhere during this weather, itia at Castle Garden. Musical Exccbsioi* and thi Desebt.?The excursion under the management of Mr. Meiflga, which was post" poned a short time age, will positively take place on Thursday next The musical department ia under the direction of Mr. George Loder. As we have before spoken of the pleasure and amusement to be expected on this occasion, we will at present only allude to the fact of ita coming off on Thursday next Fioiial Stbeet Theatre, Boston.?We learn from the Hos?en Trante-rift that the reconstruction of the Federal siroet Theatre is in rapid progress. The house, when completed, will seat upwards of3,000 persona, will be properly ventilated, with five or six entrances on three sides to its different parts. The stage Is very large, and perfect in all ita machinery. The gas fixtures will be admirable, with flexible tubes to let on any quantity of light desired by a toucn of a lever. The boxes are to be separate with a door to each. There are to be eight private boxrs, four on each wing of the stage. A large perquette is arranged in the rear of the orchestra. The pit is to be greatly enlarged and its rear t un under the boaea. The scenery is all to De painted by Mr. Stockwell, and is now in a state of forwardness. The act drop is completed. It is chaste and beautiful, and painted upon a canvas measuring 1700 feet. The subject of the scene is Ancient Athens, a temple in ruins, columns entwined with vinea, broken statuary baa reliefs, fcc. k. The interior decorations are to be purely daaaical, all gaudy colors avoided, aad in keeping with the act drop. It is confidently asserted that the whole will be completed on or about the Mtfe of August, when on* of the moat brilliant thoatrioal seasons ever known la Boston will be commenced. Dan Marble took a farewell benefit at the Buffhlo theatre on the 17th Inst, In the comedy of " Family Ties." Welsh and Mann's Clrous company are la Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Templeton was to give a concert at Syracuae on the 18th Inst. News from the Far Weit. On Tueaday, J. Bond, W. Parkinaon, W Delany, and two other*, arrived In our place aim ait direct from OreSon They left Oregon city on the A rot of Maroh, 1840, >r the Statei,?ware much delayed in the early part of thair route, eipecially when croaaing the aummita of the Rocky Mountain*, by fever* (now itorma: afterward* progre**ed tolerable well On the 10th of June, they met the Company of emigrant* from St. Joaeph at Fort Laramie?all of them having gotten along pretty wall and in good apirita. The companie* which left here were found at different point* between Fort Laramie and the Big Platte, conaiderably acattered, but atill going along, probably more advantageouily than if they had all kept together. They met witn aome conaiderable loaa of itock (oxen and mule*) after they had reached the main prairiea, partly owing to neglect. After theaecompaniea had gone along, they aaw forty-three wagona, aaid by the emigrantato be Mormona?whoae team* and itock appeared to be Terr indifferent, and they in oonaequence, were getting along but alowly. In the route thu* far Brown'* company hu lo*t 130 head of cattle?(00 yoke of them o ten and the remainder looae cattle.) Yet, deipite of all " go ahead " aeemed to be the motto. On the 14th June, theae four men were charged upon by *ome 900 Indiana, (Ottoe*,) who mppoied them to be th eir enemie*. (the Chien* ) but a* aoon a* they diicore- , red them to be American*, they did not moleit'them, but came up to them, exchanged civilitiei and departed : alio while croiling Snake river, the Snake Indian* charged upon them and even fired a gun or two, but ceeing sign* of fight among them and ao exhibition of fear, though *o few in number, they *oon diipened. A company ha* undertaken to cut a road through the Catcade mountain*, and even bound themielve* in writing, in the *um of $5,000 for the fulfilment of it. It i* to be completed thi* ipnng, by the time the emigrant* arrive. In the ipring of 1846, 76 persons died in croaaing the plain*, cauied by getting loat while following Pilot Meek from Fort Boaieu to the Dalle* on the Columbia river. Thirty wagon* in the company went into the Cascade mountain*, aad there remained until the (pring had fairly *et in, and were then able to come out. When theie men left Oregon, wheat and every thing were very plenty, enough to furniih all the inhabitant* and emigrant* subsistence, and much to apare. Some of theie men, ju*t arrived, intend returning next ipring, and some do not, lome being well pleased and tome not. A gentleman of our town, received a letter thi* week from Ex-Qovernor Boggs, now oa hi* way to California, under date of June 3d. The letter wi* cent in by a Shawnee Indian, and i* without doubt the lateit new* from the Oregon and California emigrants It i* written by a branch of Blue river, about 36# mile* from thi* place. The letter itate* that no accident of any kind had nappened to interrupt them icriouily on their trip, and that they were getting along well. Two death* had taken place amongst the California emigrant*?one a imall child, the child of Judge Morin, and the other a Mr*. Key*, from Springfield, Illinois, quite an aged lady, who had been laboring under coniumption. We will add, ' however, that Gov. Bogg* *ays nothing in hi* letter i about the Mormons, which will settle many rumors going through the land about these people ? Indeptndtnct 1 Etfttiltr. Police Intelligence. Julv 30.?.trreit oj a Ft male Tkitf.?Officer Baker arrested on Sunday evening, about 10 o'clock, a young woman by the name of Mary Dunn, en a charge oi stealing a gold lever watch and chain, valued at $135, the property of Mr. Alexander Keed, residing at No. 11 Whitehall street It appear* Mr. Keed wa* robbed of hi* watch on the 4th of July la*t, and no clue wa* obtained of the whereabout* of the property until Sunday, when suspicion reiting upon the accused from lome singular transaction*?(he being a boarder in the houte at the time of the robbery, the above officer wai sent lor who, nn a?an?Kinir Kop trunk tka ?nl<l ?!>?! ? ? l ? - ? 1 ?- " "? wuuu ?ucrcted in one comer pin'd up in an old night cap. Upon ttiii fact coming to light, Mary wa* at once taken into custody, where, alter being interrogated by the officer, lie became alarmed, confessed the robbery, and ac- I kiiowledged having pawned the watch to a Mr John 1 Wilton, reiiding in Cannon street, for $3, where it wii recovered, and Juitice Osborne committed Mary to the Tombs for examination. >'?f iMvcf from Juitict.?Officer Goulding, of the 8 th Ward, arretted yesterday a black man called Ambrose j Brown, and a black woman by the name of fcliza Plumb, on a requisition lrom the Governor of Connect!- i cut, charging them both with bigamy, which crime was committed in Bridgeport, Conn. Officer John Stevenson, of the al ove place, icturned with the piisonera to the above State yesterday el temoon for trial. A Daring Hugue?A tall and rather genteel looking young did, about 4 leet, entered the jewelry store occupied by Mr Hchelotthiemer, No. Ad cberr) street, about 9 o'clock on Saturday evening, and wished to be shown some watches. Mrs Hcheloashiemer, being the owt$ person iu charge of the store, stated that she was ; unable to comply with his reijuest?her husband not being in. Upon bearing this, the lascal immediately shut thtdoor, pasted behind the counter with a drawn knile ta his hand, struck Mra. S. a violent blow with his list upon her breast?threatening to tak^ier life it she mule any noise ?forced oj>en the glass case, and seizing a very valuable gold lever watch, i'obiaa, maker, It holes Jeweled, decamped from the store with the property and escaped. Shop ' Ltfiing"?A fellow oalled John Johnson *u caught yesterday in the act of stealing 160 yards of umbrella cotton, worth ten dollars, lrom the atore ol Mr. Robert McKay, number lft Catharine street. Locked up for trial. Suipician of Burglary.?Office: Joyce, of the 9d ward, arretted a fellow called Adam Lepiere in a house in John street, tinder very aupicious circumstances. The *i indow of the atore was discovered open. Locked up lor examination /'annul Driving.?Jacob Commetding and Florence Mahony were both arrested on Sunday, by a policeman. Charged with driving through several street* in a vary t furious manner. endangering the liven ot the oitiiens. Locked op. (Marine Court. Before Ja<)ge Smith. Jolt M?Richard V Thorn it ui r* Uriah Htnirick *1 *t?Thi( was an action to recover $75, the balance of quarter'* rent. The defendant!' pleaded a net off, and claimed a balance to be certified in their favor. The I plaintiff* let to defendant* the ?tore No. 00 Water street, from l*t May, 1H16, to 1st May, llMtf, ata rent of >1700 ? The defendant* paid all rent but tha $76 on the laat quarter, which wa? retained beeauoe the plaintiff* did not fix the cellar of the premises *o a* to prevent ita being overflowed. There did not appear to be any express promise to keep the premiaee in repair Delendanta could not, by war ol ^recoupment, make any off-*et for damages?bat the water ooming into the premises, rendered them wholly untenantable, and defendants gave plaintiff* notice they would not pay the rent of the laat quarter, and that they had abandoned the home To this notice plaintiff* made no reply. The Court, therefore, held that plaintiff* accepted of the surr ender ; but a* the defendants had paid all the rent, with full knowledge of thr facts, except the $7t, they could not, under their nlea of off-iet, claim any balance to be certified in their favor, but they were entitled to Judgment In their favor acainst nlaint?h> .i.<_ ForpT*?tiA,TH???rWHSK^.BlK .t mm \ LoMMl??tNB?T vr Ttff Ollll PsOltTBUn Ful AT hi Calebo*** Inuci -Mr klaton haa commenoed Oa arduous oajartaklng. At his own request, the time ?f starting waa altered from noon, to eight o'clock, F M, order that ha might finish his task in daylight The iharp report of ft pistol from Mr. baton's lodgings, and ho ringing of a ball, ware immediately followed by tha ippearance of tha old rata ran, who emerged at a rapid >aca, and sot of an his long journey, amid the hearty hears of a large number of spectators. He was dressed a flannel jackal and ahorta, worsted stockings, and atout boas, and carried a sprig of shillelagh in his hand. He lerformed the i?t mile in 17X minutes One of the bytenders MTerad & to 1 against the accomplishment of tha eat, which was accepted. Tha worst feature of the old man's case is, a sort of isthmatic oongh, which appears to distress him when he mdeavors la get a litttle rest Caledonia Springs, July 15th, 181d.?Montreal Mtrald. City Intelligence. W?sm Vimhis.?The thermometer got up as high is BO yesterday, with a prospect of mounting still higher Annooireina the Abbival or an Ei-Pbesident ? rhera waa a simple entry in the books of the Aster louse laat evening, that had more significance, in a daaocratio point of view, than written volumea. It was John Tyler, Virginia " This gentleman, once the deiocratio sovereign of this great country, waa thusanouDced. Few recognized his name; few saw him; yet to ia an ax-President. Would not this simple entry in he books of a hotel astonish the nobility of Europe! SrLsaoiD hew Boat roa Aabant.?The beautiful new taamer, Matamoras, Capt P. 8. Smith, haa been placed m the Una to Albany as a morning boat, at reduced rates >f faro- It is said that the M. is a very fast boat See idvertiaaaaant. i hf. uucl-humoiid Suicide ?We mentioned tome ime linoe, the fact that two young men, connected with he " flrat families," had left the city fer the purpose of ighting a duel. We understand that one of them haa turned to this city, and that the other hat committed uicida, no duel having occurred. Thii ia aa yet bnt a nor* rumor, and ai auch we give it Oband 8t*k*t Chubcm.?The Re*. Dr McElroy deivered on Sunday morning a moat impressive discourse rom that passage in Lzeldel, chap. 7, Terse 3d, " And he aid unto me, son of man, can these bones lire?" Tha everend preacher, in the exordium of his disoourae. renewed the extant and limitation of the human mind regarding questions of natural and moral investigation, and rhich M forcibly illuatrated by a happy relerence to the liscoverles and progrsss which had been made in the arioua aciences. uarticularly astronomy and chemistry, n connection with the production of artificial power, rhich had proved so beneficial to our social existence, ind whfch might be allowed, aa ooosiderable achieveaents of man's intellectual faculties} nevertheless, there vere a vast variety of subjects which still nonplussed our eason, and many moral problems which admitted of no olution. in the absence or a divine m>ltlion ranilarliw lumility and modesty so essential In the reception and ixamination of truth* affecting the moral and spiritual onditioa of our races. In the account given by the proibet of the vision with which he wai favored, wheta he raa translated into the presence of Deity, and placed in he valley of dry bones, with solemn propriety, he acknowledge* his utter inability to reply to the perplexing uestion contained in the text, and returns to the Suireme Being who first proposed the inquiry?'"Can hose bones live?" the aypropriate answer?1' O Lord led, thou knowest?" The preacher then proceeded in ivory natural and impiessive manner, to unfold the pasage as an emblematical representation of the spiritual condition ef every individual of the human family, as ' being dead in trespasses and sins-," for though the vilion had an ummediate reference to the house of Israel, ^et, in its general bearing, it included all men agreeably, is the two-fold application of prophetic and scriptural ineipretation. In the prosecution of the subject, the >reacher insisted that on the ground of human calcula.10n, .the question of the text could not possibly be an iwered. inasmuctf ai a bone had no inherent principle of -esuscitatlon, and when stripped of flesh, muscle and terves, in which reside sensation and the power of moIon, it was the most helpless port of the human frame,and iven in creation (apart from omnipotence) nothing could M found leu susoeptihle of restoration to life and activity is a bono deprived of all moisture An archangel could not ireato a fly. neither the highest Intelligences, from the inlvorao, assembled over a oorpte, resuscitate the body 'rom which the vital spark had just deported. How Impossible, then, to impart vitality to a bone, bleached and mod 1 It, therefore, required the creative hand of the Umighty to revivify the Tory dry bones which the pro)het, in vision, beheld) and which remarks were applied with much force and felicity of expression to the spirittal condition of mankind, which needed a divine and [racious interposition to effect the salvation of the soul, causing the entrance of the breath of spiritual life. Tho remainder of the discourse embraced considerations of he deplorable wretchedness in which man would have )een placed, and th? moral obstacles to his salvation, had lot God, in his mercy and grace, vouchesafed an affirmitive to the question propounded to the astonished pro diet?waiving all vain speculations respecting his sufferings in this life, apart from his eternsj doom; which irere presented with much vividness of thought and hrtlling observations?concluding with a solemn eppli:ation of the subject, eliciting intense feelings of grati:ude for the means and agencies which God had proviled in the scheme of salvation, vix. the gift of the volume >f inspiration, the atonement of Christ, the influences of he Holy Spirit, the preaching of the ministry of recon illation, on a all tlie mean* and ordinance! or divine i (race. It was a trulv powerful, practical, and philoao- ! >hical diicourie, admirably calculated to edify the chris- ] tan, coniound the aceptic. and admonish such as delight n moral theological disquisitions, and enunciated with in earnestness corresponding to an animating belief ia he subline and glorious verities of revelation. Cobreb Store or thr Tbact Society Buildiro.?The :orner stone of the new building to be erected by the American Tract Society, at the corner of Nassau and Spruce streets, was laid'y esterday afternoon at half past i o'clock. The exercises were commenced by an address By Rev. Dr. Knox, of the Reformed Dutch Chureh, who itated that SO years ago a Tract Society was formed, and that a building waa erected on the same ground where they now stood. With the rent accruing from stores a balance ef debt which the Society owed had been paid, ind five thousand dollars paid into the Society's funds.? Six religious denominations were now represented in the Society, snd the cause was prospering. It was thought tdvisable to have the printing of the Society done in the ame building with its ether offlces, and the old building was found too weak and insecure for thatpurpose. The sommittee appointed to investigate the matter, decided to erect a new building. Not one cent of the money appropriated to this purpose was to be extracted from the funds of the Society, as the rents of the offloes, not used by the Society, would pay for the building. The corner tone was then laid by Rev. Dr. Knox, who plaoed in it a lealed box containing the bible the names of the officers jf the Society, the act of incorporation, names of litemembers and directors, the last reports of the Tract Societies in London, Philadelphia and Boston, and the names j( the architects and building committee. After the ceremony was concluded, a prayer was made by Rev. Mr. $omers, and after a benediction, the crowd dispersed.? The only incident which te us marred the interest of the >ccasion, was the attempts of a genius, of the Panl Pry ribe, to discover for whom we were reporting, and not imuiiiiug, Uiwg buuiq injr imuiung niurEi. upon iuch an occasion, any ill-feeling or personality should >y all means be avoided. Ri-rAiRTED.?'The steeple of the church at the corner >f William and Kulton streets, hai been painted brown. Rev. J. P. Buaia.?This gentleman will deliver hi* econd lecture, on the triumphs of Christianity, at the Apollo Room*, thii evening. A* this ii the lait time that Mr. Burke will speak"publicly in the United States, we expect to tee the Apollo Rooms crowded to the utmost on the occasion by his numerous friends and admirers. ScaArino the Po^d.?Two good-looking Irishmen, itanding" bare footed in their boots," were engaged yesterday morning, with long brooms, in sweeping out ;he mud which lies ceveral inches deep in the bottom of :he Purk pond. The eels and frogs which had reposed ;here so long in unconscious obscurity, squirmed about ts though they did not at all like the idea of being disurbed in so unruly a manner. A " most ancient and ish-like smell" was emitted during the operation. We wish our sentimental friend could have been there at he time, seated on one of " them bass wood benches." The delightful aroma would have caused a heavenly tiillation in his nasal organ, and played through the fine exture of his brain, so ts to have created imaginings superior in transcendental height to any thing he has ever ret inflicted on the city. We protest against scraping >ut the pond. In its present condition it Is mor? in keep ng that it should be as dirty as possible. A Qiieb Offence.?We noticed on thq police reurns of the second district yesterday morning, that a gelius named Adam Lepeire, had been arrested for being found in "an airy way." #his is an offence that we did no know b?fore the law took cognizance of Perhap te had been drinking soda water, or eating some windy vegetables. Instead of arresting him he ought to have >een furnished with a dose of bitter*, which would in ill probability have revived him Perhaps the returns would intend to convey the idea that he was fouad in an irea. If so, we recommend in ad-lition to the amendment of the assistant of the 8d ward, that eaoh station be provided with dictionary. IiquiftiRo or the Blind?Two blind brnih-vender* lally *eat themselves on step opposite our oflloe, and it ? amusing to see almost everybody In search for a street nqtiire of them the way to it They seem, however, to direct them with great facility. Fatal Accident.?About 10 o'clock yesterday mornn(f, a boy about monthi old, fell from a third story window, in which he wa? playing, to the sidewalk, at the :on>erot Hague and Pearl streets. He waa immediately aken to a physician, but aoon died, hi* aoall being ractured. He waa a son of Thomas Prichard, named Henry Clay. Rescued mem Daewmnn.?A boy ten yeara of age, vsi rescued from drowning yesterday, by policeman lohn Crow, of the 4th diatrict. Ha fell overboard in tbe iast river, between Catherine and Janes street. Dead House in the F*a*.?'Thia crying nuisance ha* it last been abated. AU dead bodiee will, in future, be akan to the new building, which now must be known as he " dead house," at the foot of Mth itreet. Alderman desaerole deaerves every credit for hia laudable exeriona on thia subject CoaowEB'a OrricE, Jclt 'M?Suilitn Drmtk?The Cooner held an inquest, veiterday, at No. 7 Washington treet, on the body of William R. Prentiss, a native of ilarblehead, Massachusetts, about S4 years of age, who lame to his death by axhauation, caused by vomiting ilood. Verdict accordingly. Fiund [>r<ncnti?Also at No. 00 South (treet, on the >?dy of an unknown man, who wa* found flontinir in ik. look, foot of Pine street. He appeared to he n mm of ibout 44 yean of eg*. Verdict, found drowned. JlecidmtaUy 'Woientii? Tne Caroner like wit* held an nouest at 91 Hemmereley street, on the body of a hoy, :alled James Allond, of only 7) years of age. who was ound floating in the North River, foot of Charlton atreet. Verdict accordingly. Sad Accidmt? The Coroner also held an Inquest at No. 140 Pearl and corner of Hague, on the hody of a child, ly the name of Henry C. Prlchard, only 90 months old. t appears that this child was left in a three story room, tnd tne window having been accidentally left onen, the toor child clambered up to the window, and accidentally iverbalanced iteelf and fell to the pavement below, slrl- j ting its head on a large stone, fracturing ita skull so severely that death followed almost immediately. Verdict 1 iccordingly SnperlorCeSST Jut M.?The Court was occupied with argussenta he entire ef yesterday. No opinion* wan delivered. qmum> fltuutt, lottD or ?Tho Board mat ? * o'ctook D. 8. Jtcno^ Lsq., Preudent, la the Chair. j The tttnutee Wert read and approved. PrtitUn* rt/rrrfd, from inhabitants of the f?th Ward, asking accommodation in relation to aald ward, kc.1 Of Dr. Dunn, for medical services. Some othar an important petition! war* received and referred. Reporti.?A report wea presented in answer to en enquiry from the Board, in relation to the city paper* furnished for the use of the Board. Ordered on nle In I'avor of transfer of atall No. 66, In Essex market, la favor of increasingsalary of aaalstaat clerk of Common Council to $700 par annum. In favor of concurring with report of Comptroller, in relation to nurseries on Long Island Farina. Infavorof sale of premises 113 Broadway; and also 114, adjoining thereto. * Paptri from tki .hmtmnii?In favor of concurring with the Board of Assistants, in relation to certain improvements ia West Washington Place. In lavor of authorizing the Harlam Railroad company to lay down an additional track near the Centra market, with a view to afford additional facilities lor the transfer of provisions thereto. Laid on the table on call of the yaas and nays. Ayes 9?nays 7. ' In favor of widening Broad atreet, north-west aomer of South. In fa*nr of navinsr John Murnhr lh> from him bv policeman Bennat lone four years ago. An amendment wai offered, providing that the Common Council be legally compelled to pay the aame, with intereat. The yeas and nay* were ordered on the adoption of the report at amended; which waa carried n?m ton. The Board took a receu for twenty minute*. The Board reiumed,buiineit, a quorum being preaent. Papera from the Assistants were taken up and concurred ] in. i Rtporti?In relation to the claim* of Jonathan B. Ste- i enaon, on the mbject of taxes. . Accepted?ayea 8; J noe* 7. Pttxtion*?Kor free hydrant in U Ward. Referred. ' Rtporti?In favor of fitting up a cistern at Yorkville. , In favor of building engine houce for company No. 3. Iritk Emigrant Society ? Report in relation to impoii- i tioni, he., practiced on lriah emigrant*. Ordered to be laid on the table and printed. Reeolution, by Mr. Livingston, In favor of numbering ( Broad street , Mr. Litinostok offered a resolution in favor of allow- | ing Colonel Stevenson to purchaae a stand of colore, for i any balance which may remain on hi* hands, after settle ment of account with the Corporation. Laid on the 1 table. The Convention.?Reeolution in favor of allowing ac- ' oommodation in the City Hall for the Committee* of tho Convention. Adopted. Reaolution in favor of lighting Montgomery street with gaa. Adopted In favor ?f erecting lamp-posts in Lewis street. Several paper* that paaaed the Board of Assistants were concurred in. i Water Cvmmiteionere' Report?The report of the water commissioners which was ordered to be printed, was furnlihed. The following ia a summary;? lit To balance remaining in hand* at date of report of January, 1844 $ 4,366 04 3d.' To cash received by warrants from the Comptroller 174,619 60 Making a total of $178,877 63 Sd. By cash disbursed to tho Mth of Juno 1846 $173,617 34 4th. By balanee In our hands, carried to now account 6,660 SO Making a total as above of $178,877 63 The disbursements from January to July, 1846, were for the following purposes :? 1st. To pay the contrac-ora on section 86, which includes the High Bridge $46,000 00 3d. To pay the contractors on strengthening and improving the works 6.700 60 id. For salaries to engineers, the keepers atthe iUUooi, and others. 4,714 71 4th. For rapalra ta general 1,448 M 6ih. For iaoideatal expenses of the com* misaiocers aad engineers 148 11 8th. For daauga sustained la oomequsnce of tha Injury to tba Croton Dam la 1841.. . . 111,490 M 7th. For taxes paid on the aqueduct land, including road and school taxes IN SI 8th. For recording daed* and releases 89 00 8th. For ohargea of counaal 000 00 $173,817 34 Tha total aum expended by tha Commissioners from 1886 to the 30ih of June, 1848, inclusive, is as follows :? From January, 1836, to January, 1838, $31,833 0-1 " January, 1836, ta January, 1837 , 40.187 03 " January, 1837, to January, 1838, 298,480 78 " January, 1838, to January, 1839, 1.690,313 48 " January, 1839, to January, 1840, 1,969,189 14 " January, 1840, to Janaary, 1841, 3,073,769 77 " January, 1841, to January, 1843, 1,118,848 44 " January, 1843, to January, 1843 , 803,013 87 " January, 1843, to January. 1844, 346,098 39 " January, 1844, to January, 1846, 113,863 79 " January, 1846, to January, 1848, 174,799 43 " January, 1848, to Juna 30,1848, 173.317 34 $8,819,648 08 The annual report of the Croton Aqueduct Board, was received. The following shows the amount of revenue received since the organization of the department in : 1843:? | From Oct 3, 1843, to May 1,1848 $17,838 87 ! " Mayl, 1843, to " 1.1844 91,790 80 1,1844, to " 1, 1846 118,*93 74 " 1, 1846, to " 1, 1848 184,633 63 ; The receipts Irom the 1st May, to the 8th ! Jane. 1848. 108,768 63 The receipts from the 1st May, to the 8th June, 1846 88,888 79 1 The expenditures from 1st May, 1843, to 1st May, 1844, were 333,198 78 I Krom 1st May, 1844, to 1st May, 1846 73,411 78 : " 1st May, 1846, to 1st May, 1848 68,483 87 | The Board adjourned to meet on Monday aaxt at five ' o'olock. Court of General 8caaloni. Before Recorder Scott and Aldermen Gilbert and Ston tall. John McKean, Esq., District Attorney. Jclt 30?Trial far Stand Larceny.?At the opening ' of the Court this morning, a youth, apparently about 17 : years old, named William Epwell, alias Atwill, waa placed at the bar, on a charge of grand larceny, in stealing from the store No. 1 Roosevelt street, on tha first of i February last, a lot ot glazed caps, estimated to be worth I nearly $300, the property of George Htrschfeldt. On tha part of the prosecution Mr. Hiracbfeldt deposed that i in the month ol April last, he tliscovered that a number of his caps had keen stolen, and aii ar aome inquiries, ^ suspected the accuaed, who was subsequently arrested, I ; and a portion of the property recovered from persons i to whom it had been sold by an acquaintance of tha prisoner, named Harris Cohan. Haaaii Cohen, on being called, deposed that be knew the accused; that he had seen him frequently; had seen ! him once at tha store of Mr. Hirschfeldt; that ha had told a number of caps for him, such as were shown; had paid him about $40 for what had bean aold; kept about 3 or 8 dollars for selling them. This witness, in his cross-examination, deposed that | ha had access to the shop of Mr. Herscbfeldt, with whom : his (witnesses) father was oonaacted in business, had the i key in his possesion, that on being told that the officers i were in search of himself and the prisoner in relation to , the caps that had been taken from the store, they fled 1 together on board one of the A1 lioay boats. Officer Joskphi testified to the arrest of Cohen and Epwell on charge of the robbery, and the subsequent reI covery of property. I jrvum mer witnesses were examined, but no addi . tional facts worthy of notice were elicited. It being e matter of doubt whether the property wee taken at one time or not, the jury found the prieoner guilty of petit larceny only, and the Court lentenced him to be imprisoned in the Penitentiary for the term of eix months. Edward, alia* Earle, having plead guilty to a petit larceny in atealing $96 worth or tool*, waa conaigned to the City Prieon for two monthe. Trial ft a Con$truttiv* Grand Jeremy?Samuel Boyce waa then placed at the bar for trial, on a charge of atealing a trunk containing wearing apparel and other property of the value of $60, belonging to a Mra. Oliver, of Detroit. For the prosecution, Mrs. Oliver testified, i that on arrivi.ig in the city Iron Detroit on the Qtth of ; June laat, the accu?ed, after conveying her laggage to ; Mra Chamberlain's hotel in Robinaon atreet, accompa1 riled her some aaaiat her in finding her daughter ; that on leaving her he proceeded to the uotel. where her trunk had been lett, and took it away, atating that he waa the aon of Mrs Oliver, who had rent him for K. The jury, alter a short consultation, fcuad the accused ! guili), and the court remanded him to prieon to await ! his sentence Ssnience Ajimii? In the caae of Moll Hodges, alias Mar> Wood, (whose trial tor grand larceny, conviction and sentence, have been duly noticed in the Hrrall) the Supreme Court have aArine<l the decision of the Court ol Sessions, and ordered the sentence to be carried into effect. i'he court adjourned until to-morrow morning. M ovrmcnu ufTravt tiers. The following, among several ether travellers, arrived yesterday at the principal hotels : ? Amkkican?Oeorge Harvey, Haatlngs-, J. Worrell, [ Philadelphia; M. Parsons, Portland; C. Sprague, Boston; Lieutenant Sproger, United States Army: J. Elliot, 8. 1 Carolina; R Tompkins, New Jersey; R. Patton, (ieor- | ?ia; O Roberts, Philadelphia; D. Russell, North Carona; J. Saunders, do; W. Mean, do; J rennell.Vermont; ! H Lloyd, Lloyd Neck; M. Beaumont, St Louis; Colonel , | Hitchcock, U.S.A. , Astob?J. Tyler, E* President. Virginia; L. Delorme, 1 Montreal; E fabre, do; R. Campbell, Ptiladelphia; W. Stockton, Philadelphia; O. Jarvis, Canada; F. Tray, St. Louis; W. Emmans, Albany ; E. Aulas. at. t.nuls: J. Ran riall, Philadelphia; A. Williams, U. C: W. Florence, Phi- | ladelphia; A McKay, Florids; J. Webstar, Qulncyi F. 1 | Dertholl, 8t Louis; J Robb, New Orleans; J. H. Ben- j nett, Galveston; O Webster, Havana; R Lee, rhlladel- 1 pliia: J. Thompson, Cincinnati; A. Botu, U 8.A.; R-Boyd, I Portland. Cirr?N P. David, North Carolina-, 8. Irwin, Peansylvanfa; J R Hobbie, Washington; A W Classon, Westchester: J. Coursey, Philadelphia; Commodore Perry, . Uuited Htatei Navy: A Aesu, New Yoik; C. Toppen. Philadelphia, R D Potts, Washington-, B F. Sends,United States Navy. Fumun?J. Tompkins, Connecticut; W. Jtedin, Ky; S Munsen, Louisiana! E. Belwing, South Carolina; A Woorthuiy, Newport: M Lock, Chicago; F fcrnark, Harvard ; C- Franklin Roweil, Mobile ; Mr. Hunt, Berk* Co. Howabd?Doctor Baker, Illinois: Edwyd Ware. Mobile; E Stevens. Philadelphia; H Ldred. Rhode Island; D Bright, Ohio;H. Kvans, do; 8. Luhesky, Illinois; J Praig, Kentucky ; J. A. Jones, Louisville; W. Turner,do; Augustus Adams, Philadelphia; A. Braaton, do: J. Ssirs, Baltimore; J. Stockport, Camden; T.Qoold, Philedelphia; F. Olcott, New York; A. Olcott, Albany; Thomas Morris, do. . I towsaun fleas. Jt'LV M ?The term of this Court commenced yester uay. a jury wafl^mpnneiied, nut no causa w aa ready. Court Calendar?Tlila Day. -Cf.MM2r /L,?A,ri J7' ?, ?, 40, to *7, iBOltltiT*, 08, M, au, CO, to 70, IscliuiT*. nil L . ii .. m i 11 m OMdB| Mid TfeMlllMl ??Wfc 4 Mdlla. Blangy made, laat night,I bar r?-appe*i*nC4i * n the celebrated ballet "L? Sylphida." * fairy Scettiafe >er?onification, in which ihe perform" a part Which ii 10 idmirablr becomlnwto her Irun, her featurea, and bar it> U of dancing, We had, till now, no occaiton to make iur raadara know tha kind of tale lit paculiar to that gra;ioui damnue, but wa maka up tltia vary day for our giving an of tha cnongraphic art n which aba baa been taught. Mile. B.. according to our ipinion, and to that of all who huve witneaaed bar peril rmancei, if tha beat dam rut t w ho baa reached thia Ihore tinea Kanny Elliler, whoa* grace ia ?o wall mown here and engraved in tha memory of every one, aa ha living image of tha moat perfect specimen of nature n<i arf \f1ltl Blanrv hl? mill* h*r MMlaMiMelatwilea it the Royal Academy of Music in Paris. When we >?r, dttacktr unt print*, rocking har impi.tarn a pirouite, itsnd on hor tool, make bar ^escs, in the moat graceful nanner, wo instantly recognize the teal of rood tasto, ahich, wo mutt confess, belongs oaljr to the French ichool. M'lle Blanffy baa received at the fraud opora of raria, in Berlin, in Vienna, and several other groat citioa >f Eucopo, applause, wreathe*, and prixoi, wbich'will lot fail nor in America, wherovor ahe go*s. We understand that a perfect French actor, Mr. Robert temp, who had, In Franco, a great celebrity as actor and nanager, has come to America; with tiie intention of un> lertaEing, in New York, a gigantic enterprise, a sort of heatrical academy, upon a scale yet unknown in thia sountry. As far aa his views are known to ua, wa bar* >een stupifiod by the wisdom and the grandioit of his proects, and we do not hesitate to foretell bim an immense mccess. It would bo a national enterprise at any rat*. IVe shall say more about it in a short time. Th* Mar who SbbiPlunabe National Dagnrrrtan Uallery, JI51 Broadway.?We knew aot bow to do oar readers a more i?b> itautial service than by ursine upon them the necessity or heir possessing themselves, without hesitation, of one of Plnmbe's inimitable Minit'ures. Plambe'i process bus been nought to the present state of perfection at a cost of groat abor. as it is evidently of deep resesreb. We have given bia ipecimens a csrefnl examination, snd are perfectly safe in laying that we hsve never seen any to compete with them luccesefnlly. Oar spsee will not permit us tJ give moro baa tkis general testimony of their valae. Magic Hair Dve?Red or Grey Whlikera :hanged to a beantilal black, inatantaneously, by the appliea> ion 01 raaion-s Magic Hair live. Country gentlemen cm it? a bottU forwarded them ?jr express or otherwise, by tending their ordara, caah enclosed, to E. Phalon, 61. under ludson's Hotel, Broadway. Price $1 per bottle, with fall direetiona for u?e accompanying each bottle. City gentlemen are inntad to call at the depot, wltere they can hare a aaperb pair of black whiakera substituted for res or grey ouea, in leaa than fire mm a tea. Portable Shaving Cases?The aubeerlbers hare remedied the very general complaint againat the above, that the articlea contained in anch are ao Bach reduced is ize a? to render them almoat uaeleaa. By an ingenious ar rangement in the manufacture of their own, each article retaina iu uiaal dimenaioa, and the eaae loees aone of iti portability, lor aale at O. SAUNDERS k RON, 117 Broadway. a few dooia above Coartlakd at. Metallic Tablet Razor Strop*?Tbe ra bee libera would call the attention of atrangera and the public bo their aaaortmaat of the above, beyond cavil the beat artiele manufactured O. SAUNDERS It SON. ITT Broadway, oppoaite Howard Hotel. To tbe Public?A Card?As some notoriety and publicity have been given to the rebbery, lately committed, of property from >he atore ef J. B Pollard, No. IM Broadway, by two of hie employees, the undersifued. whe went is eareh of the plunderers and for tbe recovery of the atoleu property ,feel> it te be hia dutv,mo?t gratefully to return hi* thanks to Mr. .leremie, anb-chief of the Montreal Police, and ('apt. Wily, for their indefatigable exert one to eeenre the thieves, and for procuring the isatoratien of the whole of the atolea property. The undersigned, ai a stranger, feels deeply indebted to, and obliged by their prompt tender of ?ervicea ? restore the property. It cannot be forgotten To Capt Sherman, of the steamboat Burlington, my thauka are slaodue, and tcknowledged. for valuable information given to me, and for the readineaa which he exhibited towards siding Me in the object of my search. To tbe Mayer aad Chief ef Police of this eitv, I respectfully acknowledge ay obligations.for klad services god advice, Beat rolmtarilj^^indl^^dyed^, N?w Yon, July (Otk, 1M. RavtantlM of tta Ohleftlver. Placu. TSmt. Stat* of lUver. Cincinnati, July 1 8 foet S Inchsa. Wheeling, July 14. .... 6 feet, falling, Mttabnrr, July 16 . . J feet, inches. Louisville, June U, A feet, inches HONIT MARKBT< Monday, July ?0?8 P. M. OWUM V/UUliUUS UIIU, ?l (MlUiUJ ({UVUUOOI. IDt nIm war* extremely limited to-day, and wa do not no] tie* thq ilightait variation ia prices. |The La Fayette Bank of Cincinnati, has daclared a di. Tidand of thrae par cant, payable at the Bank of Amario* 33d July. Tha receipts of tha Beading Railroad Company far tha aaoond weak ia July, in tha past three year* have beea as follows:? Philadelphia and Rkadiko Hailboa?. 1844 1845 i|4| Receipts $14,838 38 22,013 02 33,605*13 Cost, tons 10,871 22,823 33,049 This is the greatest week's work aver dona on thla road We annex returns exhibiting the condition of the loading departments of the Bank of England, at two periods this year and last, corresponding near as any received. B>m er Enolind. Junt 21. July 12. June 20. June IT. ISO KM. v Notei i'sned ?30.031,810 29.(82.000 29,006,188 2I.273.10S Gold coin h bullion 13,911.607 13,642.837 12,6*2.403 lt,St?,64? Silver bullion 2,140.003 2,140,003 2,412,767 2,423,618 B'king. Dtp't. Rest 3,140,357 3,218,003 3,39*.771 3.403.334 Public depoaites. 6,931,773 3.43MM) 7,313,519 7,807,202 Other drpoaitei.. II,I47,566 11,336,319 15.29J.909 13,014,Ml Seven dsvtnd oth tr bill*. 1.6M.202 l,?2t,64? 232.960 ?M.2? OoT'nt enritia* 13.324.296 13.100.344 13.090,946 11,917 946 Other aecnritiea.. 11.984.420 ll.M2.23l 17,221.6 S 12.i57.Ht Note* ?,137.176 2,266.970 9.131,216 I.M4.00* Gold k. lilrer coin 687.706 13,626 623,419 742.654 The actual circulation of the Beak of England, forth* four periodi mentioned in the above table, wai aa annexed CiacDLATion or ma B?i or Ii>?Ltra. J una 21. July 12. JitiwN. JuntW 1245. 1246 Notes iianed ?20,051,610 22 622.660 29.005.160 22.2T2.1M Notea oa haad.... 9.237,175 2,162,?T0 2 631,235 9 M4.9W Aetnal eireol?tion?20,214,425 21,613,030 19,n3.9t5 19.609.012 Compered with the raturma ef about the aame period! laat year, there appear* to have beea very 1 ittla variation in the circulation, but in aome of the other depart menu there haa been a vary great increaae. The public* and other depoaltf, are unaaually large thia year com pared with laat, and the aecuritiea held by the bank ahow a very large increaae. The increaae in the depoaita we can attribute to no other cauae than the withdrawal of a large amount of fnnda from the channela of trade, and ita aceumulatirn in the bank a* depoaita. Thia undoubtedly haa been the cauae of the acarcity of mmey in the mar* ket, and the advance made in the rate of interaat in and out of the bank. The poaition of the political affair* ef Great Britain and the United Statea, the difficultiea exiating between the two ceuntrie* in relation to the uaaettled (tate of the Oregon queation, and the great wast of publio confidence in any kind of inveatment or employ no ant for money, induced timid and cautiou* capital w u,.w ,u vucir iuhui, nnu piao* them in a place whan they would be beyond any contingency. There are now nnmeroui evidences of return of public confidence, end u i natural consequence, an Increase in the amount of capital seeking employment The amicable arrangement of all those questions threatening to de stray the peaceful relations of the two greatest coramer cial countries in the world, must have an Immense influenoe upon the mercantile movements of every nation, an influence which must tend to a rapid improvement in trade and commerce generally, as every other element necessary to secure the greatest prosperity Is in th? most healthy state. We anticipate an impetus to bust ness of all kinds, that will astonish the most sanguine, and it is our impression that the improvement will not at present run into any speculative channel. The weekly returns of the receipts of the variotta railroad companies of Oreat Biitain and France this year, eompaied with last, show a very eetisfactory in crease. We annex those for one week in June, IMA, and I Ml. Railway Taarrie RiTtMs-OtiAi Bbitaiv ait* r*A?ea. Corrttpond inf IVttk, Lmit Wuh mi < s 4 ? s d Etetern Caautiss, and Norths i a om < m i ti>a i i t >10 3,4*9 4 4 F.diubnrth snd OlaagoW, Jans 20. ,r 3,191 1) 1 2 702 T 8 Ureit Western, Jaos II.... 10.903 I 1 19.740 i 7, Olsafw, Pauley an J Ayr, Jane 19 1,193 17 9 1,902 1 t Orest North of fcualand... S. 196 8 7 Qraveaend snd Horha.ter, Jans 20 Ml 17 7 2?l 1 1 London "ltd Birmingham, and > ? . Grand Jawctien. J M 1 4 London ?nd Blackwall, Jnns II.... 1,490 4 ? 1,423 1) 11 Lordoii snd Bngtidu, June 20... . (5.217 17 7 3,903-13 ? Lon.lon and 4rf"yd >u, June 13 1,711 14 9 1914 IS 8 Loudon It Senth- Wester i, June II 8.488 J 2){ 9.715 14 10 Manrheaterau'l Lerda. Junsl*. . . . t,9Sl IS 3 6,iM) II 11 Mun heater k Birnin?hnn,Jnn? 19 4.1)8 9 3 4,127 I 8 Midland Counties. wi:h the Bria-i ...... , . ti l A'i<i ilirT.inghsm. Juus 20... J n,4? It 1 17,031 l| 1 N'rreastle .i.d afl sl?, Ju. e 20... 1.971 19 0 1 397 19 S Newc-iMle and Dsrliugten, June 30 1.913 14 0 1,390 9 T Norf Ik, Jn ie 21 1,844 13 9 Sra'h Er.s.ern and Dovsr, snd> , ... , a L- lou Aid (iree wieh,June2fl( ' *4 '* J 7'13* 1 Rheff.elda d Minche-f?r In i?. 1.999 9 T 911 1 I tfoik and Nir ' Nlidbnd with> , , n asm is a I L, ed? Hnd !*eliy. June wi . $ " *M 4 9 1,11 " * I Chratsr and Birkenhead, Jans 90.. 743 I 19 870 IS I Dan ee9M Arbroath. June II... Ill 10 1 IM 9 I Durhitnand (tuiiderUnd. June M.. 461 9 19 I L l ? u <10 1,477 11 l>?bll i and Dro h?d*. June It 174 1 II 107 |1 4 T . i , ,J0 ? ' 1*1 " * ?al,?*' *n<l *"^1 >? ' >K m i> ( IWon anil Wyra,'Jane t?. Ml IJ J (IN II II T.ff Valv, JniteM I.?S J II 1,1 JJ 1J Jlater, June tl 54119 * 547 4 I Stwcntlt, North fihialda, lad i ? . Tynrmouth, Jan. tl \ 39 s 1 419 19 'iru and Hnaen. Jan* It I.SW I 3,996 0 **rl? tad Orlwi, Jaae tt 7,111 4 11 I.Ott 1 ThoM raturni ihow very favorable atata of bnaiaeel is tkeae roaHa, and thara it no doubt but that ovary raiload la Oroat Britain and on tho Continent, in active ope-ation, amt continue to improve in productiveneaaf *1noat weekly , aad It la aleo probable that many ml is* prograaaiag tewajdi oomjiletioa, will, wUea ftniafc. ! .

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