Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 28, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 28, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. \cw York, 'rural* y, July '-JS, 1N4H, THE HERALD FOR EUROPE W 1 T 11 TWO SPLENDID EMBELLISHMENTS We are now engaged in preparing an edition of this valuable publication for.our aubscribera, to lend to Europe by the (team ahipe t ambria, which will leave Boston, and the Great Britain, which will leavo thia port, neat Saturday. Thia sheet will contain the latest intelligence from the .A.rmy, from Mexico generally, and from our Gulf Squadron, together with tliq proceedings in Congress, the de bate oa the tariff, and the futo of this irreat measute which occupies at present so much attention in tho Old World as well as the New. Also the latest intelligence from Canada, lie. The illustrations will he of a su|x?rior order, and will consist of a view of the city ot Matumoras, and another aplendid engraving. The edition for the Cambria will he ready at one o'clock on Friday afternoon ; the edition lor the Great Britain will be ready on Saturday,at twelve o'clock.and will contain one day later intelligence, from all parts of the South. We would temind the advertising public, of the advantages the Herald for Europe offers them, for making their business known in Europe. Advertising, now that the connection with the Old World is so easy and rapid, is almost as necessary for toe other side of tho Atlantic as tor this. We receive subscriptions for the Herald for Europe separately, from our regular daily and weekly Issues. The Clly of Malamorus. Tho beautiful engraving of Matamoras, which we have had prepared at considerable expense, will be given in to-morrow's Herald. The Tariff.?'The Pate of Use New Bill?Ita Defeat, All eyes are turned to the seat of Oovcrnmcnt. The result of the vote on this question is looked for every moment, and every moment it is delay, ed adds to the excitement. Wo have been in suspense long enough, and shall feel gready relieved when the long agony is over. Tlie present tariff act passed the Senate by one vote, and the bill now under consideration wil| bo disposed of by about the satne vote. The question now hangs upon the vote of Mr. Jarnagin, of Tennessee, and every one asks what course , he will pursue. It is the impression that he will either resign or vote against the new bill; but the probability is that an attempt will be made to postpone the question until the next term, and that he will vote for the postponement. Should he not resign, and u vote upon the direct question be taken, the chances would be ngainst the tie^ bill, as he is opposed to it in its present shape. The idea of a compromise has been abandoned. The vote will be upon the whole or none. The democratic party have determined to sink or awiin with this question; and if they carry the bill, it will be a mill-stone about their neck. It is the pet bill of the session; and the business affairs of the country will be more affected, for good or lor vil, by it than any other belore either House. The ehang?s die new bill \\ ill produce in our commercial affairs are to be feared more than tiny thing else; if it was not for that, very few would take any interest in the movement. By preserving the present bill, all things will go on smoothly in the chaiuuls they now are; while a repeal of that act, and the adoption of another so much different, will require a revolution in all the old laud-marks, and bring into operation n new state of things. We are opposed to these changes. They invariably produce embarrassments and d.ffiaulties; and it is better policy to suffer even a defective law to remain, than to create a revul eion in mercantile matters, by establishing, what may be considered by many, although not in fact, a better. Infallible remedies as frequently kill the patient as the disease. So far as we are able to judge, by the proceed, ings in the Senate, yesterday, there is very little doubt but that the tariff bill, as it enme from the lower House, will be defeated. The votes upon the several amendments proposed, indicate pretty clearly that result. The democrats appear to be afraid to come to a vote upon the direct question. Everything, however, is yet in doubt. It is possible the whole thing will be settled to-day,?ne way or the other. T1 1' * - " ' x uc proceedings in me nouse yesteruay were not very interesting or important. The bill of appropriations was under discussion, and an adjournment took place without coining to the question. Lkoislatiox of Claims.?Tuere is not a session passes over in Congress without days and weeks being occupied in the legislation of claims. Now we know of nothing more vexatious, not only to the holders of these claims, but to the public in general.'than the protracted and frequently unjust legislation upon them. If a claim be preferred by a citizen, or by a bod/ of citizens, for serx vices done the government, nine times out of ten there is no difficulty in determining whether said claim be just or not. If the claim be an unfair one, it should be promptly set aside; if, on the other hand, it is proved a just demand upon the government, it should be as promptly discharged. It is as much the duty of a government to reward the meritorious as to punish the guilty ; else what incentive is there to meritorious conduct. There has been heretofore, on the part of our government, a degree of dishonorable stinginess? in fact, a want of honesty toward claimants?not beggars for favors, hut creditors who have demanded their just dues. It has been a source of ?i,ainc iu \jui Liuicus iii me i.iee oi me world. II' a government set examples of dishonesty and want of fairness in its dealings with its own subjects, what can be expected from its citizens in their dealings with one another 1 We know of one man who has been prosecuting a claim with Congress for a period of thirty years ! Now how can such monstrous imbecility exist t Either his claim is just, or it is not. It the former, let him be paid the sum of sixty thousand dollars, which he claims ; if the latter, let him and his claim be promptly discharged. What is the truth in respect to legislation on claims. Are the protracted discussions which they frequently give rise to, caused by a want of lilierality on the part of the government?a desire to economise, at the expense of honesty and justice! It has been so considered ; now what is the real state of the case! Why, the expenses of legislation upon an individual claim have often exceeded the amount of the claim ! Nay, more. The legislation upon an individual claim lor the prico of a single horse, cost the government more money than would have purchased all the horses required during the revolutionary war This is a fact, and not by any means an isolated one, as hundreds of other claims, daily brought before oar Congress, far exceed their own amount in legislative expenses. Will not something be done in this matter!? Why nan we not have a regular court of claims! A judiciary consisting of three members, or more, 1 whooould of themselves attend to this expensive bu-iness, which, after all, can hardly be considered a subject of representative legislation The salaries of three judg e, appointed lor this purpose, would not be an item, when compared with the amount which our Congress annually spends in "claim legislation." 1nt*llio?wce from Mkxico.?We give, on the outside of this day's paper, lull particulars ol the intelligence received yesterday from Mexico via New Orleans. It will be seen that it is no later than that brought by the Harmonious Walker, which arrived here last week from Ha<*nne, but ?M?la 4mu1 Highly lni?r(?Un| from the Oregon Ten* ?ory We have, through various ' hannela within thi last few days, received news from the far west which gives us a better insight into the situatiot of it* inhabitants than we have before been pos sesscd of, and we must acknowledge we are t little surprised at the rapid strides being made b; them to commercial and political importance From our natural ideas of a new country, am the various discussions arising from this one par ticulurly, we should almost have imagined thn what few settlers there might be, were a sort c a detni-savage race, living on gaine, fighting will Indians, and scattered about, without any niori law or clothing than nautre had originally givet them; but iu truth, to judge from our late ac counts, we tind that the inhabitants are a ver; quiet, intelligent, public spirited set of beings working industriously through the day, attendmi bulls or u theatre in the evening, and sleeping soundly and undisturbedly at mght. There are now in the Oregon Territory ove GOOD Americans; G grist and B saw mills, and i large surplus of agricultural products. A brisl commerce is carried on with the Saiulwicl 1-lands. At Paget'# Sound, a party ol emigrant 1 had settled on a tract ofland,which is repr< sentet as exceedingly productive for the distance oi six'] sv.Lj . illu hu.l a, mo iinun nf tliM utut?< nt thi ""Ik " i ^ y country we find in the growing importance o Oregon City. Tliis city now possesses 500 soul." about 80 houses, two churches, two biacksinnl shops, lour tailor shops, n hatter a tanne-y, threi hoe shops, two silversmith*, four stores, two flour intr and two saw nulls, and a lath machine. A pos otilce has bcenestablished, which conveys letters Si miles for 15 cents ; and the City ol Oregon itself lnt obtained an act ol incorporation ; upon which tin editor ol the semi-monthly (for there will alway: be nn editor and a newspaper where there is out Yankee to write and another to read) adtnouishe the corporators as follows: " Oentleincn, dig U| the stumps, grace the streets, tax dogs, proliibi hogs, and advertize in the paper." New Yorl might nvail herself of the same advice. The taxe are allowed to be paid in wheat, deliverable a certain depots, among which the warehouses o the Hudson's Bay Company are mentioned alont with tno?e of the American traders. Another very agreeable leature connected wit! their growing prosperity, is the good feeling exist ' ing between our own countrymen and the Eng lish. The Americans during their national festivals, invite the British olKc.ers to their parties and their balls ; in return, the English gentlemen Iron: Fort Vancouver take turn with the naval officer! in dancing with the pretty Auierh-an girls on board Her Majesty's ship Medeste. The utmost exten of concord prevails, and very seldom even an al Ins,on to any probability of hostile feeling or hos tile collision. The most exciting topic seems t< there, a* with us, whether the State should o shoiiid not .prohibit the use and manufacture o ardent spirits. Meetings were held by both par lies, one aemanumg uiai iuu win ui ui? maiuukj 1 should govern the appetites of the few, and the minority proclaiming any prohibition unconstitu | tional. Personal controversy lor pi 'ce is not entirely | unknown, nor does the difference ol longitude appear to make any great change in the charactei or the arguments used by the parties to the dis pute. Thus we find that J. L. Meek, ex-Sherill ofOregon, like all other Ex's, demands nothing but justice. The Provisional Government has been organized by choosing George Abernethy, formeriy o i New York, Governor; John E- Long, lrom Ken ' tucky, Secretary: Peter 11. Burnett, from Mis sou-i, Circuit Judge. The first messnge of the first governor of OreI gon we give at length, as it will show the position resources, and expectations of the territory :? governor's message. To the Honorable the Legislative Assembly of Oregon. Fellow Citizens .?Allow me to congi"?*1"**? you 01 your return to this place, agaiu to enter on the importaii duties assigned to you by your constituents. By the latest dates we hare from the Unit**! States, ' are informed that the affairs of Oregon still remain un I settled, 110 arrangement having, as yet, been enured int( ; between the United States and Great Brit*'u> axir.g tht i boundary lines between the two Government*In my last message. I suggested leveral B'teration? ii 1 the militia law, and would again call your at,0ntion t< . the suhject. At presout, all is peace and qui?luess ; but should anything occur requiring the aid of the military everything should be ready for immediate a?d prompt action. i The currency is another suhject on which you will b< : called to act. Th-taleg-il tender should be provide) for the payment of liabilities, besides gold and aiiver, wi are all aware. The precious metals are very scarce it this country, and by most persons not to he had. Wha shall be the legal tender is an important quoitionfor tot to decide. If ull the articlea produced, raised and manu factured in the country, are made legal tendeia, no per son will sell anything he has to dispose of, unless theri is a special contract drawn up, designating how, and ii what manner the seller is to receive his pay ; this wil cause much inconvenience to both parties Wheat, ii my opinion, should he the only article used in this couc try as a legal tender, in addition to gold and aiiver. It ii at present, the staple article of our country?can be pre cured by all tho settlers in abundance, can he readil; disposed of by the merchants and others, and is not perishable article. The next question is, where shall the article or art! cles made a legal tender, he delivered ? If the deutor i allowed the privilege of delivering wheat at any poin i'ii uiu iiiivi^Huie rivers, ami ruereuy uiicnarf; ng ni I debt. it will throw nil the trouble of getting it to mark* i on the receiver: this should not be ; the tiouble thoulc dcvolvo on the one who, by delivering hit produce, it relieved from hi* liability. Oregon City it at presen the business place, and for the convenience of all par ties, would, in my opinion, be the bast depot for thi i country. Other articles and other places of deposit cai bo agreed upon between parties who are transacting business together Our business it to provide for a man who. being in debt to another, is pressed for silver, an< informed that nothing el?e will answer in payment?wt must in some way provide to relieve him lrom this did! culty; but, in doing this, we should be cautious not t< throw the door too wide open, lor, in doing so, we ma; break down all confidence, and do more injury than good. We are visited occasionally by vessels for trade, and other purposes. I think it would be well to have an olflcor appointed to reside at the mouth of the river, whose duty it should be on the arrival of aov vessel, to board her'and deliver the Captain a copy of the law relating to the sale, Sir.., of ardent spirits many complaints hav? come from the inhabitants at the mouth of the river stating that spirituous liquors have been distributei among the Indians from different vessels, causing mucl excitement among the Indians, and, in one case, leadin; to a war between two parties of them. It ceonot be ez pected that a stranger on hissu-rival should be acquamtei with the law on this subject; and he may deal out ti Indians, aDd others,enough to do a great deal of mis chief, before he becomes acquainted with it, unless romi steps are taken by you to inform him. The officer s< appointed could inform the proper authorities, should thi I aptain then persist in selling liquor, and the necessary steps to enforce the law could then be takeu. 1 here should be a Sealer of Weights and Measure Xinted ; and no weights or measures used in tin ny, excepting such as are stamped by him. By thi means, a uniformity in our weights and measures wouli be brought about, and one source of complaint removed The boundary lines between some of the districts havi not been defined, and persons living near the borders o such districts, do not really know in which distiict the; reside. 1 would call your attention to this subject, the you mav examine into it, and define the boundary lines. it will be necessarv to deckle upon and locate the sea of government the present session. I would recommen that a committee be appointed b> your body, at an earl; day, to take this matter into consideiatioo. A large emigration has this year crossed tho Rock Mountains, and the individuals who compose it are not in our midst, and make one with us, al er passinf through many scenes of difficulty and privation. Thei lias been more snffaiiiig than usual among tne emigrant the present reason. |?i haps in some measure ow ing t the laigencs ol the party, which numbered over tw thousand persons, but pi incipally owing to au attem) made by seme of them to shoiten the way ; they laile in their objoct. and many ol' thein perished in const qnence or iiib inrncuiue* iney encountered, encumneie a* they were with their familial and cattle in an untne , route. Something khould he done to facilitate the arriva ' of emigrant* among u*. Neatly all the difficulties the; encounter occur between Walla Walla and the kettle mcnl*. au'l peihapi I may bring it (till ncaror, and sa betwoon the Lialle* and thi* place. If there can be remedy provided for thi*, it ihould be done at once, an an eaiy aud sale conveyance provided for the emigrant who may hereafter *cek to make thU land hi* notnt Two plan* hare suggested themielve* to me, one i* t employ one or mora of the old aettlen, who profest t be acquainted with the pais leading through the monr tain* trom Port B<u?\, or thereabout*, to the upper ael tlement* in the WilUmette. to tako charge of a perty witote duty it shall be to examine the route, mark I out, and inport to a committee appointed by you. Al the particular* ot the route should be carefully note, down, particularly the dmance botween camp* when water can be procured, and the quality of the water together with the quantity of gra** land that may be ii the route ; whether theie are any sandy desert* to cro** that would ha difficult for cattle to past over, for want o water and proper lood. The other pian ia to complete the toad that haa beer commenced by Mr Barlow and others, south of Moun Hood. Hther of these plans will requi a lunde'and w ould recommend that a committee be appumcl by y on wr.oae duty it ah.ill le to inquire into lva*ibuii> o either ol tlie plans, and to obtain subscriptions Irom ihi seivien of the colony .o Carry tha one fixed upon in 0|i*ration The amount required I have uu doubt can h , easily raised I hare made the following appointment* during the ri cest 01 mo legisiaiuie ?v . M Wilton, hint JuJge lo the diatrict ol Champoic, in place of t. fc rariin, w h refuted to accept the appointment. Alto. Kobert .Moon Judge for the 1 walaty district, in place of H Higgin retigned Theie it a vacanc) in the Clataop district, 01 caaiuned by the relu?al of K Shoiteas to accept the u fioe ot Juuge lor that diatrict, at thore was no Court! be held in that diatrict prevxnit to the meeting of th legislature, I hare left the office to be filled by you. 7 received a letter from Jetae Applogate. resigning h teat in your body a? repietentative from the tain Hi diitiiot?that diatrict will, theiefoic, not he fully repn tented, as the notice wat not received in time to ?rd<*r I new election I I mb happy t? my th* Um ?Itran wW faro nm r ~ in thii year appear wall pleased with the regulati^n* we ! have entered Inte for our government and mu*nal pre- I tertion. and exprass theraaeTvea ai willing to be found tri ' on the aide of law and order Weconaider them a v.dua- an f ble acqui-icn to our little colony, and find that we are da already one people. 1 I cannot cloae, without uniting with you in axprev jn. aiuna of gratitude, to that Being who haa no cr| protectenour infant colony ?preserved ua from war with 1 tlie aavegei that nurrounil ua. ami from internal commo- (j f tion?, and enjoj ing all the bleaaiuga that health can be- taj atow. we may truly aay that we are a favored people, ' mt and 1 truat that we may continue to merit the Divine fa- q< 1 vor by ackn?wledging our dependence on him. and en- a? deavoiing to keep hia law in view while mailing law* >C] for our own government. of t (Signed) Geo. AacaveTiiv. pa j- Oregon City, 3d December, 1846. . 0) t We thus perceive the government is actually ' ha # and effectually formed ; a nucleus is placed cr' ^ niuuuu ?uiv,? iuuu3auu3 wiu?uvii ^aiuci,awu iiuiu which will be diffused more rapidly, day by day, I bai f the blessings of improvement. In addition to the Mj 6000 already ur*der the government, of the 3000 bo ^ who have gone on the expedition under Col. , Kearney to Santa Fe, probably one half or more Br will settle in Oregon ; thousands are on their way r or will soon start, for the far west; and within a gn t year Iroin now, ten or fifteen thousand Americans, f all pioneers of a free republic, will be within the thi j limits of the Oregon territory. Let this emigra- JP s tion continue, and before ten years shall have c<l * passed away, we shall see her Senators and Rep- j?' f reset.tatives at Washington, taking part in the fa f counsels of the ration. in( > The "balance of power" on this continent, it ?0 1 thus uppears, is rapidly becoming perfect. or cu t Ocean Steam Navigation ?On Saturday next ^ I) . two of the fastest steam ships that ever cro?sed ftt * the Atlantic, leave our shores for Europe. These i ^ 4 are me i^arworia irora uosion, ana tuo trreat rsri- ; ?>* j tain from New York. The Cambria is the fastest 4 vessel of the Cunard line, and with the exception mi ^ i ofthe last trip of the Great Britain, has performt ed the distance from Europe and America, in the i ne s shortest time on record. i 1 j: The Great Britain, as our readers already M j I know, has taken the wind out of the sails of all ! pii the other steam ships, and with her submerged ! Jj i propellor has managed to outstrip all competi- I tion, every thing considered. j thi Many persons are disposed to believe that the I Jjj recent quick trip of this vessel is owing more to bo favorable circumstances than the good working of her submerged propellor, and are inclined ta ! doubt whether she will be as successful on her thi homeward as she has been on her outward trip, jjjj The doubts on this subject will be solved by the 1 result of her next trip to England, and we under- of stand that bets to a large aniount are pending on jjj the time she will make. Some have wagered ch thnt she will beat the Cambria, and vice versa. For our own part we do not approve of racing, j'h? but we certainly look forward with much interest tw ) i to the result, inasmuch as it will establish the r | practical advantage of the two modes of propul- Br sion?the side wheels and the screw. [j 5 What is she here for 1?There appears to be ho i no little curiosity to learn the character and con- E? 1 i tents of the despatches brought to this port by the pr " Spanish armed schoonerHabanera,and forwarded to Washington last Sunday. It is supposed that jnl they relate to the Mexican question, and have fei ? something to do with mediation. We shall see. Theatrical and Musical. j.fei i Bowery Theatre?'Ths splendid spectacle of " Ivan- ^ 1 hoe, or the Jew's Daughter," and the " Yew Tree fee s Ruins," formed the bill at this place last evening. It is . j not often that we have seen better acting than we wit J , nessed in this theatre last evening. Mr Nealle, as Ivan- cr 9 ' hoe; Mr. Vache, as the Jew of York; Mr. Clarke, as er< j Brian du Bois Guilhert, together with Messrs. Coney, a,. , 1 Blanchard, Chnnfrau and Hadaway?all performed their ]3 several parts in a highly creditable manner. Mrs. Phil- m] lips, as the Jew's daughter, sustained her part admirably. [' | We have never seen this lady to better advantage than 1 in this character. We advise the public to visit the B j Bowery while these splendid spectacles are on the stage, Q0 \ i wun me uiurance mat tney win do mucu pieaseu. b G?k?s\vk h Thka ran.?This elegant temple of the a drama wai re-opened last night, under the sole manage. 'nl , ment and direction of Mr. Charles Freer. It was very lai well filled by a fashionable audience, who witnessed the lo< ^ performances with marked pleasure and interest. The n hill commenced with a thrilling domestic play entitled i| "Our Old House At Home," in which Mr. Freer, Mr. ' ? Chapman, Miss Crauford, Miss Julia Drake, aud Mr. Bellamy, formerly of the Fark Theatre, sustained the j, principal characters After this, a very laughable vaudeJ ville called, "An Object oflnterest," was played, and the tj, ,. evening closed with a moral and instructive drama callB , ed "The Horrors of Intemperance." The some deeply interesting bill is presented for this evening, and we ex- cj pect to see a thronged house. fu s Castlx Gardki*.?Crowds of people flocked to Castle so ' Garden last evening. In this warm weather, there is no a < t cooler place in all New York. Glorious music, pure air, ^ 1 and delicious icecreams, can always be found there. in | : Ceaevx's Allkohasiins.?These admirable vocalists, . who have so suddenly leaped, as It were, into popularity, , > will sing a few of their roost pleasing compositions at 1 i Niblo's Garden, to-morrow evening, on the occasion of lu ' 1 Mr. Chippendale's benefit. They start on a tour through j | the Kastern states on Saturday, giving their first cons l cert in I'rovidence on Monday next. We commend Corbyn and his American bund to every lover of music in , the Fast, and promise those who hear ihem a rich treat. .. . j As vocalists they are admirable, and as good citizens " , they are entitled to confidence, and will a?suredly win . the esteem of all who become acquainted with them. I T: I i Welsh k Mann's Circus will be at Haverhill on the 28th fol | inst -, Oxford, '29th ; Hanover, 30th ; Windsor, Vt , 31st ; wi i 1 Claremont, August 1st Charlestown, 3d ; Wallpool, 4th ; : Hi , Keene, 6th ; and thence proceed on to Winchester, I sw : Brattlebore', kc , kc. Wherever this company go they - at i draw crowded houses. They deserve them. ha , i a I Sporting Intelligence* f | The American Yacht Club dined yesterday in their th j tasteful new building at Hoboken, preparatory to their 3 excursion eastward. The dinner was strictly private. , p. ' and we therefore arc not at liberty to mention any of the th> * proceedings. The sailing of the squadron is postponed ' j*? b ! to Thursday morning at 10 o'clock, when they will start ]a< f from off Castle Garden. We regret that in a previous of : number any article should have seemed to reflect upon da I the gentlemanly members of the Club; rs we understand l1? that the incivility then complained of was unintended, : P , and only caused by tho rudeness of several who attemp- n" , ted to palm themselves off as reporters for our paper. 1 Y* ? This is not the first time the sumo complaint of impostors af has been made. j ad y I Kator's tarksraisx.?Fvokstxiarism Eiiraordi- qu it sasv - We find that the veteran pedestrian of the Caledonia Springs still keeps up His spirits, an I that his match j.-, it | against time is still progiessing, old time of course u'e d i standing a wor-o chance every hour. One thing is cery tain, that if Mr Eaton succeeds, he will go down to pos. trrity as the mjst remarkable old man since the renowny ! ed Parr. v Our correspondent et the Springs has supplied us with n, ( the following ; 1 e i Eaton still going The following is his time of walk inar each of the last 12 hours. o 6, P.M. 1 uesday, 25 m. 1, A.M., Wednesday, 24 m. o i 7, ' 26 2, ' 35 .s >t 1 8, ' 27 8. ? 23 J 9. " 24 4, " 28 f" >- 10, " 28 6, ' 37 in J II. " 25 dl J 13. " 25 ,1 Ha take* longer time than wn expected, hut he ii no fe Y doubt in the right. He got in e furious rage vvith the > watchers last evening ; thinking he saw them asleep, he t]j Y lectured them upon the Importance of their duties, and , 11( a the serious oonsequences of their failing to perform them A i faithfully?citing a case in Wellington's army of a senti- jj, t , nel losing his head for being caught napping.?Men. >. Ireal Herald, July 24. o . . O 0 Movement* of Travellers. t- The arrivals are still on the increase, and exhibited * 1 ! for .Monday a volumnous catalogue on the registries of Kt , the annexed hotels. re t I Axsitcis.-E Palmer, White risins;E Yamall, Phila- hi 1 delpbia. Dr Weiter. do ; J. Washington. West Chester, *' J 1). Couch, L'. S. Artillery: P Kelly, Baltimore; T. Ro- I dil gers, Memphis; E. Leward, Baltimore; Capt Lindsav, II. I ', 3. Marines: J Greeland. U 8. Army; B Peyton, Rich- A1 a mond; J. Livingston, Philadelphia; C. Valentine, Charles- wi . ton; M. Jenkins. Natchez t Aitos.? vl Oavia, Louisiana; W. Winthrop, Boston; M' II Brand, Lanoaster; W Glenn, do ; J. Bradford, Bos- ?f l ton; K Denmark, Canada; J. Robson. New Orleans; ?' t S Heuttis, Boston; C Edwards, Alabama; D. Hoochs. I Now fork; Ed Smith, Long Island ; J Hendricksnn, ^ Albany; D I lutchitt, Waslungton; M. Ward, Philadel- Iv f dolphin; R Krn.Uaw, do; J Anderson. Savannah; E. a Baui<lev, Mobile; E. Hopkins, Ogdenshnrgh; F 8. : T< o Smith Canada; D. .MerreR. Silent; L Richards, Boston; j J11 J Norton. Phlla. ; u Cits.?H liuatrc, Washington. D. C ; Capt. Shiltlo, c do; Mr Me<-all, Phila; R. VValkor. do; J T. War- ! er 'r ran. do,; 9. Johns, do ; P Hooker, do; M. Soul, Morris? town; H. McCall, rroeiJence. E McCleen, Grand Ouloh; i { ?. Geo. Mathers, Phiia.; G. Chintx, de ; C. Ilallowell, do ; Ju .i urown. Honda. c _\v Du Tfamel, Bait; E Bernnm Sire ;* tog*; J Walrott. do; II. Nicolla, Bridgeport; T Hcenlan, ^ ; O (ieor<i?; o (tar net. N 0.; J. (Jodwin, Mobil*; W. ?" io, Ky, E. Eaton. Troy ; H. Ccnklin, Trov; L [> Brown, Hf Loui.; O.Clinton. Buffalo; D llichmond, do; I ?> n ,, Brt>'Bt Jo?eph; A. Bi?hop. Bridgeport. l" ~ J B. Ileylia. Philadelphia; J Swallow, Fla ; *' Dr. \ oiing. N. Y; W. Lacey, Albany: K. Leonard, I ' Troy, .Major Hohfcie, Waal:Ington, D. C; T.Wilaon, Mon j ct i !o,t0n> w Monie, S. Y , J H?wn, . j RUladolpiUa; M taydet, 4*, j* - L City InuUlfcnfc. Hot -VWn beginning to lose all fatth in thermooM cal indioaobns. l'lie mercury only stood 80 yesterday d yet it latiiiacl a* hot as tome daya when it waa te grees higher. Thr Ukitco Iri?m IUrKiL Assoclariotr held a mce ( last evening at Tammauv Hall. The room wa owded to exoe?a, and the enthusiasm of thoee preset! owed how tally their tieaus were m tus cause, mi Dillon wee appointed chairman, anil Mr Shea aecri -y The Meting w?i addressed in a moat eloqnec inner by several speakers; among whom, were Ms aari Ncete, B. O'Connor, and Charles K Shea. Resolution! propriate to the occasion, congratulating their broth re roaa the Atlantic on the Coercion Bill, the downfall c the ministry, and in the case of the trial of Duffy, wer ssed. Subscriptions for the repeal fund, to the amour 60 or 00 dollars were collected. We had intended t re given a detailed aocount of the meeting, but th jwtled atata of our columns prevents us. I*hk National Oi'aho, 37th Regiment, yesterday a moon visited lloboken. for the purpose of practising i ttaliou drill For a long time we have regarded tin (intent as the one possessing probably more of th nil rfu eorpi necessary to the success of any mllitsr dy. than any other in the city, and we might say i 9 Union; but yesterday's observance of their perfei n and discipline confirmed us in the opinion. Co emner, the commaudunt has, with a most peisrvorin dduity, labored for the advancement of tboo under hi mmand to an equality with regular troops, and iu eat measure he has succeeded. In their manual e; :ise they are perfect, and in battalion drill, a fe< ire days practice like that of yesterday, would mak im a formidable foe to even veteran troops. Th ound on the t'.lysian Fields afforded them a tine scop their well executed manuoevres, some of which pi liarlv attracted our attention?the forming into ho w square in 'louble column?the wheeling into ci mn from line, and into line from column?the bieakiu im the right en<l inarching to the left, struck us ax b t molt admirably executed. We could not. howeve stow jy?tlv eqiiH) praise on all the different com panic me were lur superior to others. The eighth, under tl dera of Lieut Smith, was spoken ef as excelling in a racy, discipline and rapidity, any other in the reg jut. The sixth, with its late improvement, will sou ual them The fifth, though not possessing the ben of as much experience, bids fair to surpass in uumbe y of its follows. There were one or two evolutioi rformed, which, though not laid down in Scott inual, ware executed with grace and agility. The danc the green, though entirely unlooked lor by the spect rt, seemed to give great delight-, and the very peculii irehing and holding of muskets on the beech, to ac >m the ground of parade, was strikingly indcnendei id paoufiar, affording much more comiort to the hod rsonal, than uniforml y to the bodv military. Lothian nd aocempanied the regiment on this excursion. Fire.?A fire broke out last evening, betweon eigl

id nine o'clock, in the rear of No. US Walker st, occ ed by Mr. Racine as a sash-maker's shop?that, togethi ith an adjoining shop, occupied by a saddletree-make gather with the stock, was consumed. Paassor. to Madciba?We would call the attention sea desirous of enjoying, far health or pleasure, th climate of Madeira, to the departure, on the 101 exlmo, of the ship Medora, a desirable conveyanci th for spaod and comfort Accidext ?A girl named Caroline Hoyt, in steppin the Williamsburg boat, at the Grand street ferry, ye -day, was ca lght in the space between the boat an ? wharf, and consider bly injured. When will somi ing he done to prevent tho frequent recurrence < sse accidents ? Beaixn street.?We the other day in giving anaccoui a circumstance occurring at 105 Spring street, mei med it as a dog fighting establishment We are informs at this is not *he business of the house, and thereloi eerful'y correct our error. New Patemext.?Many of the Broadway promenade ive been somewhat amazed and quite curious to kno e object of the mass of granite blocks on Broadway, h een Chamber and RcaJe streets These are for the ne iss pavement, and we understand it is to be commence day. If this experiment succeeds, we hop* to see a oadway laid with this beautiful pavement Common Council. bosad of Aldebmkx?The Board met at the Usui ur, last evening.?The President, David 8. Jacksoi iq , in the chelr. The minutes of the lest meeting were read and aj oved. Columbia Collrft ?Invitation to the Board accepted. Petitiont being in order, petitions were received fro1 habitants, asking to change the name of ad street. R rred. i Of William F. Dawley, to be appointed City Weighe sferred Of Engine Company No. 22, for large engine. Ri rred. Several other petitions were received, and referred. Reporta ? City Hall ?In favor of pain'ing, repairi.q (.. of City Hail, at an exnense of $3 000. The repo is ad -pted nem. con. The repairs aro much calle r. In favor of directing the Comptroller to det>osit to th edit of the Board of Education the sum of $2 400, fc action of .chool-housc No 13. in33d street. Adopted Fulton Feny Stage Route ? Petition of Charles Len king permission to be allowed to increase his line froi to 20 stages, on this route. Referred to a special con ttee. Report in favor of paying a ?um of $150 to O. i irtlef, for preparing minutes for publication. The ayes and noes were called, and resulted?ayes 1! es 3 So the report was adopted. Cattle. Ga-den.? In favor of erecting shed. See. at land j. Castle Garden, for the uso and benefit of the Mil ry at Governor's I?lnnd. Concurred in. Jarksnn Frrry ? Resolution in favor of changing th cation of the J <ckson Ferry. Referred. The returns of the Chief Engineer were received, ac seed on file. Rr.ccss The Board took a recess for twenty minutes. The Board returned after takiug a recess. The Tret nt in the chair. Hep ort??in favorof appropriating a sum of $2,987 fo e use of the Board of Education Prison s/itnciatiun?A communication was receive am this associa'ion, in relation to alleged abuses in th iy prison The communication deprecated the shami I abuses that exist in the management of the city pr n tk - The communication prays the appointment < chaplain of Christian chaiacter. Referied. Resolution in favorof paying bill of Captain Kurtz, < e 2d ward station house, $17 24, for expenses incttrre fitting up the same. Adopted. Benches on the Battery.? Resolution in favor of appri iating a sum of $100 for the orection of benches o e Battery. Adopted. The old Dead Haute.?Aid. McsszaoLZ offered a resi lion in favor of fitting up tho late Dead House in th rk as an office for the Recorder. Adopted. A ho, i ror of removing n certain nuisance back of the Cit lit Adopted. Irish Emigrant Society ?Report in favor of grantin quiry as to certain alleged abuses complained of b f Irish Emigrant 8ociety. The repott embraces sevi I charges of abuses in relation to Irish emigrnnt licit were taken up by the Irish Emigrant Societ] nong the varioua charges set forth in the report is th lowing:?"In the case of Tiifiothy Mehcgan, wh is very violently beaten by two men named Noble an irtig, in hit own house,while laboring under fevar?b 'ears that he was severely injured; that en complaii the police office they were arrested; they wet lied for one hundred dollars to keep the pence; thi full statement of the occurrence was taken dawn i e police office lie also swears that be was subs* lently assaulted and beaten; that he applied < e police office for protection ; that Justice Osborn iighed at him and treated him with coutcmpt ; tvoul >t take the comiilaint, and did not grant the warran - the papers on file at the police office, it appears thi a first complaint was taken before Justice Smith (si ig temporarily), and that the bnil was taken by Justic inker. It appears that the witneaa ii mistaken in rt ion to Justice Osborne, who did not have cognizanc the rase ; and that witness is also mistaken as to th te of the first complaint. Alexander H. Stawart, lice officer, present on the oocasion of the second con aint, swears that on that occasion Mehegan talked in ?* oaiiM nnt ADiil v tin/iarctonH (hat ha tvl ry annoying and vociferous generally ; that Justic borne stated that he did not wuh to be further anno; , and appealed to witness to provent it, who spoke t rhegan about leering the oliice, but did not turn hii it of it. " It append by the testimony of Eugene Casserl; iq , that offences hy boarding-house keepers and ru' irs towards emigrants are very frequent and very a| avated."' The report was accompanied with a resolution of coi lence in the character and usefulness of the snoiety. Aid. Msssksols. moved to refer back, for further et liry anJ information. The rejmrt was referred back. Report in favor of appropriating sums lor the erectic school houses in the Ixt and 15th wards, subject to ce in restrictions. Adop'ed. Report, in fsror of sppropriating a sam of MOO for th t and 3d regiments oi volunteers?said regimen's in iving, as jet, received any monev from governmei r their support; notwithstanding their heitig musters to tlie service now for some weeks, under constat, ill, ami at their personal ex|?nse. The yeas and nays were called for, on motion to ri r. Ayes, 9?Nays. 6 The motion prevailed. Aid. Bt.asoa offered a resolution, proposing that whs a Board adjourn, it adjourn over to Nth Septembt ixt. Adopted. After the passage of some unimportant resolutions, tt sard adjourned to'meet 8th September next Rosen or CsiisrsiT Aldebmcn?June 97th. Nc ray, K?q President, in the chair. Rnnluhon ?In favor of the Immediate construction < ewer in Catharine street, from Munroe st. to the ?e iver. Assistant Aid Mullin, in offering the foregoir solution, stated that tho cell are in Catharine at wei led with water, and that the immediate construction ew er appeared to be the only remedy ol removing tl Acuity. Referred. Stone itrnt ?A remonstrance was presented by Assii i n.rmna frnm tunilrv npunpitv nivnurg. iffiinit tl idening of Stons it. Referred Ksprt at Building ? An application wn received fro eaara Towuiend li Brooki, in relation to tha puiche the premise* No 111 Broad at) , known a. the Kit; re lilding. Referred. Ci*- I'ni'U ?A communication wa< reeeivedfrom Peti 'olf, in relation to giving out joba in cleaning oiapool tier red Cr"fJ to ilk ?petition wm received from Si Iveati linpkina and other', in fivorof a tros. uaikar tr n,-non of Ligruh Avenue and Greenwich Lane F' rred t/'W Pirr? Petition of sundry persona In favor c ecilng. a pier ?t .he fo t of B,mk atrvel Referied Loca'ion ?f h'lrt Ehginr -i'etition of 67 |>er?ona i vor of locating one 01 the Inge fi e enginva at tfc no ion ol' Division end (irand atresia Re.erred f'liltoit Ftny S'aget? An application *ai receive cm ( harlot Lent, the enterpriaing proprietor of th ilton Ferry Lino of Stage*, for permiaaion to put neve Uitional t-mgea on thie route; the proaent number, (II >ing insufficient to accommoiiate the public; the v|?)c iving re I u led to giant licenaea for the lame. Reaol1 jit in larorof granting permission, adopted. Krpoili of Cammiltm?in favor of causing a bill tad to he built near pier No I, North River, for the a pnmodation of bo.itman. Adopted. Intevorof purchasing tha Lafayette hoae owt, no r ia PhlUtMfUo, Jer tfco *ua of ?*M0, aadaatke Izing th* Comptroller to drawing hi* warrant for the * 1 brfiro named amount Adopted In favor of authorizing the Comptroller to draw hi* ? a warrant in (tvor of Colonel* Burnett and Baxter for the N *um of $409 for the use of the lit *nd 2.1 regiments of tl t. v liunteen, who hava been in a (tate of readiness to enter i t* 1'to the United State* service since November last Af- v it tar considerable debate, the report wa* accepted,and the v r. resolution adopted. a v .'n fnvor of appropriating the *um ef $">00 for repairing f. ,t the book* in the ortice of the Register Carried, i. In favor of paying Mr Then* $30. for a stove pur- " i, ? ?,*"?'' 'or UM ?' public office. Adopted. l n In favor of appropriating the sum of $300 for repairing n if f.B ' B'ting up the new station house (or the Sth ward po- I a 1'oe. Carried. 11 . i.ln.f"rof ot W. W. Nile* from expense of er- 1 0 nitration in relation to certain lot*, No*. 7 ami d of the 1 e Cone Island Kara*. Carried. 1 r?ilk TOr ?r concur"ng in the appropriation of $10 000 t tor ne payment of claims on account of opening streets, s 1 Concurred in. c a .,IJ,?vLr?f4f0rt,lW certain money* to the credit of c ? the Board of Education. Adop'ed. f v i Ju favor of regulating and paving I2;h street between * > 1st avenue.and avenue B , also flagging side walk in the i u same Adopted. f . In favor ol raising and repaving Rivington tween Mangm and East (treat*. Adopted. * West street between d ?- u?n?c*wi( buu i4iu aireei. Adopted. ^ \ ? In favor of flagging Hide walk in lath street between o ' 6th and 7th avenues Adopted. r *' In favor of constructing a sewer in 11th street between " e Sth avenue and University place. Carried. 1 io The committee, to whom was referred the remon> s <o at ranee In relation to tho construction of a sewer in 1 e- West Washington Place, aske 1 to be discharged from I 1- further consideration of the subject. So discharged. v ? lleport of Committro on Streets in favor of reserving 1: if the >-pace behind the bulk head at the foot of Whitehall J o* s'reet. ns a place of deposite for the coal ashes and rub- e r, bish collected by the corporation carts, and directing the v *; police to prevent it from being otherwise used Adopted, a >e lu faver of pa)ing the claims of 8. 3. Wendell, late su- t c- perintendent of pavemeuts, for paving public yard in 1 ;i- Kli/atieth street. Also, in favor of inserting a clause in a m the city ordinance*, by which the payment of similar i e- claims would be avoided for the future. Carried. i rs Report of the street commissioner, in relation to the j t a of contracts made since entering upon the du's ties ot his office, the rates paid for work, &?. Ordered a e to bo printed foi the u?e of the members of the Board. a a- in favor of authorizing the hiring of the landing at the [ sr foot of Delancey street, at an expen-o of $3 per day, for s id the use of the Giaud street and Williamsbnrgh ferry ! at boats, until the construction of the bulkheai at the foo t lv of Grand street shall have been completed. Carrie 1- I ' In favor of furnishing the members of this Board with ( map of the City and of the Slate. Adopted. Ijt An interesting communication was received from the | u. Prisou Association, asking the special attention of the : i Jr Common Council to the neglected moral condition of the r inmates of the City Triton ; numbering on average no leat than 127 males and 47 femalet, and frequently at many at'.MO, who are left wholly without religious instruc?* i tion, except such at it bestowed upon the femalet by [ tome ladiet who visit that department for that purpose 11 The Directors of the Prison Association strongly urge #< the appointment of a Chaplain for the City Prison. Hes ferred to the Committee on Police, Watch and Prisons, g Roman Catholic Orphao Asylum.?Report in favor of t- granting certain lots ol land between 4th and 5ih avenue id and 61st and 62nd streets, for the erection of a Roman e- Catholic orphan asylum; the plan, tic., oi the same to >f be approved of by the Mayor. Carried. Report in favor of authorising the resident physician , , of the alms house department to transfer one of the as. aistant physicians from the penitentiary to the lunatic asylum. Adopted. . In favor of refunding to Mr. Murphy the sum of . I $1 3)3. being the amount stolen from him by a pol ceman of the 4ih ward, some time ago. Carried, rs | In favor of allowing engine company No. 3d the sum w of $250. whe ewith to make such alterations and ree pairs to their engine as may be deemed necessary. Carw lied. | td In favor of appropriating the sum of $500, to defray 11 expenses of eularging engine house in Chryslie street, near Stanton stieet, so as to accommodate a larger engine than the one heretofore stationed there. Carried. Alter di-posing of some unimportant papers from the aj Board of Aldormen, this Board adjourned until Monday < q evening, the 1st of September next. j. Board of Education. Special Meeting. Townsend Harris. Esq. P.esident in the chair, m The minutes of the last meeting were read and apb proved. t Rtportt of Standing Committee! ?Mr. Crapo pra?entr. cd a leport and resolut.ona fiora the Cominitt e on New Schools, recommending an application to hotnado to the S- corporation lor a sum not exceeding $14,500, for the erection of a new school-liuu<e in the 13th ward, on three 1 lota of land formerly purchased in that ward for that j, purpose. Mr Ciapo accompanied the report with eome it remarks. i id Mr. Boiwosth wished Mr. Crapo to state why so largo a aum as $14,500 was required. He tueught $10,000 ie would be sufficient. ir Mr. i RAfo said the school-houses lately erected coat that sum. and experience showed them that a schoolt, bouse could not bo erected and furnished fur less, u Mr. Buctcxr.a, alter some remarks, moved to amend i- the resolution by making $10,000. instead of $14,500 Mr Weir objected to the amendment. He aaid he had j been a school tiustee ; houses were put up under bis direction, and he knew that a school-house with all the J, new improvements, could not be put up for $10,000 ; he, therefore, hoped that the trustees of the 13th ward would , be allowed to build the school to their own plans and estimates. J. | Mr. Blekcsee again rose, and askod the gcDtlemsn < from the 13th, "Mad they procured estimates?' Ho ie was leplied te in the negative. Me then contended that I they ought to have advertised, and procured estimates, S id belore any appropriation was asked for. Me went un to contend, that if a grant of $14 500 was now made, it o would advertise all the contractors in the city, they r would necessarily tnko advantage ut' it, and send in their i J. projiosali accordingly. He wished that $10,000 might c now be granted, and if it should turn out that there was a r any dehciencv, another application could be made to the t Board, and a further appropriation made. 1 d The question on the amendment waa then put, and 8 ie voting in the affirmativo, and 14 ia the negative, it was v ). lost. t {. Mr. Dknfiy moved an amendment to the following >f effect, to wit:?That the school officers of the 13th ward < should, hofore any appropriation be made, procure plans >f and specification* of the building. The question on the ' d last amendment was then put, and lost. Alter some other 7 am niiments, which w ere put and lost, the question fin 1 >. the rei>ort and resolution was taken by ayes and nays? j n and II having voted in the affirmative, and 11 in the 1 negative, the resolution was lost, and the report not j >. accepted. * e Dr. tVsLTicas then offered a new resolution, to witJ n That the sum ol $13,400 be appropriated, instead of $14,- * y 000. The question was then put, and 31 having voted ' in the affirmative, and 3 in the negative, the resolution * or was adopted. y The Schools on the. Long Island Farms.?The report T ). of the committee ap|iointed to examine the state ot the j i, schools on the Long Island Harms, was then presented, 1 r. and accepted, and the committee discharged. ,c e The President having left the chair, Commissioner o Denny w?a called thereto. I * d i Mr Hanais then offered the following r iselution :? ! ' e Resolved, That a committee of thre - ne appointed to 1 it enquire into the application oi that part of tne"Liteia- 1 o tuie fund," which is apportioned ..y the Regents of the I it university of the city and coui.ty of New Vork. ' it < That said committee he instructed to enquire into the ' e- impropriety of applying to the Legislature for such an ' :o alterationof the law as will permit the moneys referred ' e to, to o* applied to the support of a high school college, Id lor tne neuent 01 pupus woo nuve oeeo educated in tne t. public schools of the city and county, it After reeding the resolution, Mr. Harris said the Ret gents who have the control of the subject embraoed in the resolution, make their annual report, by whieh it ap). pears that they receive annually ,$40,<>00,w hich is appore ! tioned amongst certain institutions, the two principal of e which received the largest poition of the fund, and it a appeared to him the object of the founders was not cari ne ' out, their object he said was avowed in the first act a that was passed by the Legislature, and it was to extend is the benefit of " grammar school education" to every e young man who wished to avail himself ot the advantage y- offered by those institutions; but it is avowed by those :o who are conversant with the system there pursued, that m they do not fulfill the expectation of the persons who have heretofoie voted this appropriation ; they do not Ir, give a betier education than is given ^by other schools ii- til at receive no benefit from it. Mr Harris then read from the report, the branches of education taught in these seminaries, and then went on to sentark that none of > the highei branches of education were Might there, that is mathematics, astronomy, mineralogy, be lie coutinuod to say that it was singular that a school claiming tho chuiarter of a grammar school, did not (each any if the in branches of learning he had mentioned; and it was also r- an astounding fact, that in such a city as this, containing a haif a million of inhabitants, there were but two coiie leg's, and that in those two colleges there were but 'a47 jt pupils, ami tnat the greater ponton of them did not heat lung to this city. Mr. Hariis pioceeded at some length in 1 id suppoit of the resolution, which w a- unanimou-ly adopit tea. and vlessrs. Harris, Bosw oilh and King, appointed committee vfier auditing , o ne small school bills, the s- board adjourned. ____________ Smste.nce of b KfcfcMA.N ?iuc Court House was Z fliH< d to overtloWiiig. n large portion of the audience being ladies. 1 he appearance of the prisoner w as ' unconcerned as usual Judge Whiting then beckoned r the prisoner to come to him The prisoner stepped np to r the stand. II Jupob Whitiio-(In * loud voice)? f en yon hear me? ' The prisoner turned hi* ear to tbe Judge to aa almost of to touch hi* face. 1 it Judob ? Do )uu hear me now 1 (Very loud.) if Pmsoisi wnodde i bs.oiu. re Ji'dob?Do you remember John O. Van Nest T of Paiionta nodded assent. )* Judok-Do you know yon killed him 7 Paisonca assented a* before it Judob?Vou have been tried for killinf him. do you le understand that 7 | Pmsohb ?Don't know. , m Judge? We are now going to sentenee you?the Jury 'e say you killed him Do you know what i mean 7 ss PaiSon*.*? I don't know. { Juooc?Did you hear what I aald 7 Do you know sr whet I <nesn7 luu'vs been tried tor kiting him?do 1*. you understand thai 1?do you know tnat '-the jury say yon'** guilty; tnal you did kill him? do you under?laud . 'r tb..t ? I le To the above que?tloa* the prisoner snid, ( don't know. ( ' Jut oi Do yon Kiio* * o ihe jmy sie I? tno?r men i who sit along there, (| olnting to th- jury | Well, u.ey 1 If as \ you Old kill him, end n <>v >ve ui e ,ruing to sen t uce j you to be hanged. Do you the- 1 in PeiauMB?tea . , , ie JuDuB-Mave you anything to say n^ainat 1 7?ary. 1 thing to tall me aooui it ' S id fsitusia?1 don't know. , e Tne Judge then remanded him to itii aeut. and procaed. I n ed to pronounce the louowmg sentence; the prMoner all t I) the time aitting: * * * * r ir The judgment of the law la. that the prisoner at the ' a- bet, William Freeman, be taken troin this place to tho pibice from whence he came, there to remain ti, t.l Kri ?y * k i the eighteenth dar of September next, and the' on t.iat ' c- day, between the noura of one and four of tho ei erno.ui, ' he be taken Ircm thence to the place of execution ep- t Po'lee InteUlgene*. Jolt 97 ? tewtveg a Sai'Iir?Officer Laa. of tho4th rard, arraatod. yesterday. a Water (treat " gel" called l?ry Ann O lligan. on a charge of robbing a aailor by . he name of Henry Lloor. while in a den ' prostitution n Water street, near Roosevelt itreet. of a ailver watch rorth $14. and $-174 in money The watch waa recoerod he the officer, from where it had been pawned to Dr Witharell, 47 Cherry (treat, for $2. Committed ir trial. Pickpocket?A fellow called Thomaa Riordino waa pulled" yesterday by an officer, for stealing from the >ocket of Dennis Flynn, 43 Mott atreet. a nurte containnd *4 ib (ilver cain. Ha waa making off when arretted, .ocked up for trial. .1 Funny .ijfjir.?It hae been the general heliaf, of ate that New York ia a great city; ani we are certainy of the opinion, that when finitned, it will be great. rVe have here all rlaaaea of aociety mingled together? he poor ami the rich?all endeavoring to enjoy themelves in the heat manner aJapted to their taates. An incident of rather a funny nature, aucb aa our city it frelueutly visited with, and Brooklyn, likewise, which ia a?t following in the footsteps of this goo tly city, in all ucli funny affair*? came off in Broadway on Sunday uorning, about three hours before the crowing of the ock. It appears that a Mr* ? , who is young, handome, of good figure and middling stature, and withal ull of fun and innocent amusements, yet cannot be iu luced to overstep the strict rules of fashionable society vhose husband, it seems, ia on a visit West.for the benefit if hit health.?this lady, we under.Un 1. like ibo nmioity of her rex, ha I a particular hankering after the ' breeche?" Cou-equently, upon the ab*euce of her icge lord, ihe Hired the unmentionable* with a lion'* [rasp. rigged be reel f up inavery " natty"style, and mlted forth in the beau mnnde with perfect mini banner. She was now on the tiptoe to visit the rarioui places of amusement. around town, frequented ty the ' Blonde," such ae the Cafe Franemia*. Tapii Hlanc. Pinteatix. lie. The first place arieited was Niblo's, i-carted by a relation?although rather u distant one? vhom we are told is a Mr If , a geutlem.ui ol high landing in this community, whose morale have never teen brought into question heretofore. After leaving Vib.o's our fair adventurer visited diver* other places ot unusement, and was particularly pleased iu the billiard oom to witnese the various modes ol driving the balls nto the pockets, which to her was quite a nove 1 and int esting sight. It now heeoming rather late, they both concluded as i winding up, to sup at Harriotts'* corner of tteed street ind Broadway, which they did, en woedcock and chara>agne to their hearts' content. Mr.H paid hie bill, imi started with his little friend in " breeches" for home. Vow scarcely had they got more than a block or so when he effervescence of the champagne began to operate, lud socn the musio (lowed from the happy soul of Mrs. 3., who broke out in a most molodioiis tone of " I ilreampt that I dwelt in marble halls," This struck upon the ears of a policeman, who stood n the shadow of a doorway, like a clap of thunder, who earing such sweet strains, procseding as they did from, is he supposed, a young man, roused hi* suspicion* at nice. Consequently he felt determined to follow the Mrtle*. Mr. 11 turning round end seeing the policenan does behind, immediately hurried hie paoe, and so lid the officer, until our fair lady becoming alnnne I. got nto a trot, and from a trot into a run. the policeman close it tbeir heels, when, unfortunately for our anven'urere, he female gentleman tripped her toe againet a stone, m'l fell into the gutter in Broadway. near Canal street, plittiug the knee of her breeches ami lacerating the lesh Upon ph kng her up, a parley was had between he officer and the affrighted couple, for fear of an exlusurc. However, after a good deal of hacking an t fl lng, Mr. H managed to blind the officer by throwing nu(T into his " hands," and the parties ware allowod W [o, blessing their lucky stars that they escaped the ex* io*ure which so glaringly stared them in the face ; for tail it taken place, it would in all probability, have ilasted their prospects for life, brought on a? it was nerely by a thoughtless frolic. The p irtias no doubt, vill remember tin night's ramble ; uuJ let this leas on >e a warning for their lutnre conduct hfalici-ivi P-intention.? Henry < ardoia, of No IS "hatham street, was ariested on Saturday afternoon bjr deputy Sberitf Lyons, at the instigation of Or Joseph leine. of No an Uuane street, for an alleged malicious iro-ecution, in having caused the arrest of Dr. Heine, on i charge of grand larceny; the jury befo'e whom Or. leine was tried, having honorably acquitted bim on Frilav night la?L The Dr. caused the arrest of Cardura the ollowing day, as before stated, laying his damages at 16.000. Cardoza was required to give bail for his appear' ince. Rubbing a Vasrl?An Irish stevedore, celled Tbotnxs ilackstock, was arretted yesterday by Officer Harbison if the 4th Ward, on a charge of breaking o|>en a box vhich had been placed on hoard the ship Vicksburgh, ying at the foot of Peck Slip, and stealing therefrom a oat valued at $4. 1 he property was in the charge of lames Seaton. boss stevedore, who rarde the affi iavit gainst the accused, and the magistrate locked him up or trial. Jlrrrtting a Witness.? Officer Bailey of the lower Poire arrived in town yesterday, hiving in custo ly an iuividual by the name of Ephraim H Qilbe't, whom he rrested at Nunda Valley, Livingston co . about 40 mile* outh of Rochester. on an attachment U-ued by 'he :ourt ol Sessions, he being an important witneis against lis brother George T Gilbert, whore arrest wo noticed ome few weeks since, for forging the endorsement of Iphraim H Gilbert on several drafts Mr. Gilbert proit red tail f>r hia appearance at Court, to testify, und res liberated from custody. Remnva't nnd ^Appointment*.?Captain Dusenbury of he Mh Ward Police, has been removed hy the nomineing power of tho Ward, and Mr Eli Perry appointed in it place ; also Mr. Thomas J Baiter has lieeu appointed o fill the vacancy of the 1st Assistant Captain.?do iar 0 good. i. Loss of Silver-?Some thief yesterday entered the weiling house occupied by Mrs. Livingston, No. 7 Vhite street, and stole therefrom twe large silver poons marked E. H , also three tea spoon*, and four iucffield plated tea spoons Riot ?Captain Wood, of the 7th ward police, arrested n Sunday altemoon, Cornelius Donovan, Patrick Cockan. Miles Crawley, .Michael Welsh, Patrick Killram, Vter O'Brien an t James Calahan. all ol whom were ihargad with rioting in the street, fighting, and acting in ; very disorderly manner All held to bail for their in Uic IJUVU CUUUUCl, IU UCWUU Ul WU1CH U1C HWgWHOW yoked (belli all up. PrHt Larctny.?A black fellow called Edwaid Ch?<5vlck, wai caught in tue act of stealing a cap belonging o John Johnson, worth 60 cent*. Locked up. From Kingston, Jamaica.?By the arrival oi he bark J. WrUh, Unpt Aines, we have lute mlices from Kingston, the bark having sailed on the 9th list The HeWk it of no considerable moment. The most curious thing iu our files is the announcencnt under the head of "Important." in the largest letter, hat the English experimental squadron, which left 'oitsmouth tome time ago, has made its appearance in he Gulf of California, and had ' claimed possession of hat place, as being Mortgaged to British maichaulshy he Mexican government." The Morning Journal dds :? "There is not the least doubt that this intelligence Is >erfectly tiue, for we ohseive in a New Orleans paper hat a British fleet of louiteen vessels, among them three ine of battle ships, had been soon cruising on the west oast of America." It is almost unnecessary to say that the Ringstoa edl or has ceufounded the report circulated here as to the I intentions of Admiral be) moir, ia the Faciflc with tha novements of tha English experimental squad ran. The nistake Mr undies the editor oi the Journal with an oplortunity of displaying bis dispesitioo towards the United States, and io chuckle at the prospect tnat "the A men's n determination to unnex that republic and the Callornias to their already extensive territories is likaly to tie soon checked " . The royal mail steamer Dee, Capt. Boxer, sailed from 'ort Royal on the 3d inst. fer Havana. This, we premme, is the vessel upon which B iota Anna was to em>ark for Vera Cruz, shoul 1 he fail to persuade the capain of the Daring io convey him and tha ether conspire- * ors to Mexieo. Since tne ariival of this news we have tad another account of Santa Anna's movements, for t hich see another column. The Journal of th* 15th nit. till* a *tory upon he matter of the American schooner Jonathan Wtlnvrigbt. from Port Royal for New Orleant. It charge* hat the matter of the achooner, baring heard of the var with Mexico, remained in port for aeme day* for a :onroy. Finding it improbable that oae could be had, le painted hit vessel black, in imitation of firitiah men >f war, bought a tattered Fnglish Hag, and tailed out, ire pared to repudiate hit country in eat* of need The IVainwright waa hound for thit port. We do not beliero thia atory. The editor of the journal however, relates it with greatgutto, and take* occasion o glorify hit own gorermneut. W* doubt if the fact* were not manufactured for the taae of the glorification. '1 he thip Mentis had arrived at Poit Matia with a large I number ol f ooliet Irom India I bit specie* of tlur* trade yet fluuiiihes under the protection of the British Hag. t he brig Vare, from LondoD, was wiccked en the Cob: lei a on the Oth lilt. The new* of the ba'tle* of Palo Vlto and R**aca da la I'almn had reached Jauiuica 'I he K ng?toa pape a punii?b the official and "thei accounts of Uieae action* withDUt comuunt.?A. O Ficaynm.July .9 Tfr Uuitlil.g t* IM **, I Nbwpokt, July 18, 1S40. Shoti from th* St.2 Short, The rainy weather has somewhat damped the tpiritg of our rummer sojourner*. To-day is mother d*y within door*. In-door*, however, is 10 great hardship in the "Ocean," where there is ileuty to eat, plumy 10 drink,pji ntyof 100m,with a nagniheeut musical band ot eight performer*. 1 vill lay a wager, moreover, that there is at pre>Mit, under the roof of this house, a greater tiUiiiier of pretty girl* than within any lour walls on he continent. What do you think of that 1 Who tare* for going out 1 A tig for the rain?let it pour f it ideate*. We lied but few arrival! to-day The cool leather has it! evil influence upon u*. and no loubt the late irregularities ol tie boat! nave ileerred many from coming. The old Ma*>s*chuseiU lowever, is again at her po?t, so there i* no m?. essity lor vour citizens 10 ?tar d any longet "on he order of their coming " The Massachusetts vill *c ommod ite it great crovt d "at once." A gentleman fiom the conth, who we-, for a ngili ol time, the peisnnal friend of the M x can iroieral Aii?t>, iiiiorm* u< tha* ill hitter wit- a nan in every wiiy w II disposed towards the Jutted State.-; ami knowing this, aod thai Gen. kr stu was wi II acquainted w th our coU' try and ts out resou ccs, In* is at a loss to account for hit akiiig the command of the Mexican troops, lie lys t .at Arista iim-t have been well aware of he futility ol his at tempt to resist the American orces. Arista hnd no doll lit seen and appreciated lie perilous position in which our little n niv wua tl&ceri, at an early period, on the RioGrande, md cngnif mt of tlii?, hi* had caleul ited upon triking a cuiklen Mow that would, for rhe nonce, i iv* placed him in power. Failing, however, in utrtaignp, In* former woll known friendship for he United States jrnve aoolnr to ?u?nioion against lit patiioutm, ana freely enabled P.tmda* to d? iUre baa uutUr ?i rack

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