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

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 25, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. New York, Tu???Ii?y, August 'AS, 1840. The C?ov?niiurnt Orci\i??The Probability of a Change. A strange la.tuity seems to have directed, or we should rather say, misdirected the present occupant of the Presidential chair, as well as his im# mediate predecessor, in the choice of an organ.? One selected the Mailitonuin and the other the Union! What do these names embrace 1 Not a want of zeal for their employer's interest on the part of those two r<"> pec table members of the editorial profession. Un the contrary, slave of Eastern Sultan never swore with more devotion by the beard of his master than did the Maditunian by Mr. Tyler. Chinese mandarin never bowed his head with more assiduous industry to the cnmmiml nf ki< ninnnmr. tlinn dnM tin* ITmi/wi at every word that falls from the lips of Mr. Polk. Seriously speaking, both Mr. Tyler and Mr. Polk have been very unfortunate in their choice of an organ. The Mmlitoninn was probably the weakest that ev?r an administration was cursed with. But it had one thing to recommend it?it did not make large pretensions. Its otlice wad to chronicle the small beer movements of the Tyler democracy, and to announce when the President would hold a drawing-room reception. Ambition to treat of great national quest-ons, it had none. Sometimes, to be sure, it tried to soar into the atmosphere of government policy, but soon its wings became relaxed, and it was glad again to creep along the earth, and content itself with launching occasion ally into indiscriminate praiso of John Tyler. It was not to he wondered at that its death was simultaneous with the term of Mr. Tyler's adtni- ' nistration. With much greater pretensions, the Union has been far less adapted, if that were possible,'for the exigencies of an administration organ. When Mr. Folic became President of the United States, he thought he could pay no higher compliment to the democratic doctrines wh'ch he professed than by making Mr. Ritchie the editor of the administration or^an. The present editor of the Union was a man who had been all his life a sound democrat. He was one ol the oldest, if not the oldest, editor in the country?a man whose private character was of the highest respectability and | purity, but who was unfortunately contrary to the aphorism of the po?t: in simplicity a child. The editor of the Union became the devoted champion of the government. But his devotion ! was like the religion of the Mussulman, blind and fatuous, He was like a too willing witness in oourt. Ho was so eager to give his evidence, as to draw, of course unwittingly, suspicion on the poucy anu motives ci uia administration. L,ike the Knight of the Rueful Countenance, ho laid ! about him indiscriminately, sparing neither animate nor inanimate objects in his wrath. In his mad zeal for the interests committed to his charge, now attacking a flock of sheep, now a windmill, ; though unhorsed and pitiably mauled in each encounter, still retaining to the charge with as much spirit as ever. Did an ebseure little weekly paper, on the extreme confines of Wisconsin, or in somo little smoky village in the interior of Pennsylvania, dischargu a tiny arrow against the administration, the venerable gentleman held up his shield to ward off the blow, leaving his charge exposed to j the home-thrust of some powerful adversary. Did an editor wish to discover the intended policy of the government, he had only to make a bold statement, and forthwith would appear in the Union a dignified rebuke, and a declaration of thfl rani !n?un?uvia UL??L .uw . wv?? i.??v.uvwii3 %JI tug a vi ililili9ll a. nun, UIUIUU^U in innny cn?es such publication was most mis- , chievous in its effects. The President and the members of his cabinet at length discovered the danger and inexpediency of making the editor acquainted with state secrets. But his mischievous indiscretion was not checked. At length the President was compelled, in self defence, to suffer the editor to make statements of a tendency directly contrary to the policy of the government. This was at once discovered; and every thing that was contradicted in ths Union was forthwith set down as being virtually endorsed by the President. At length an effort was made in Congress to induce him to resign, by cutting down his perquisites. The old gontlei tan still holds on like grim death. But, from present appearances, there is every reason to believe that the late editor of the Globe will have charge of the govern- ; ment organ before the end of the present administration. It is a matter greatly to bo regretted, that the American government is obliged to depend for the promulgation and defence of its policy, on such an organ as tlio Union. Fortunately, that 13 nui uiucii ijuuiea uy me r,uroi>ean journals ; but, of the opinion which is entertained by European journalists of a government, the avowed exponent of which is characterised by such an organ, there can unhappily be no manner of question. Ata time when the eyesofallEurope are turned upon America, with a foreign war pend'Ung?wiih grave matter* of domestic and cxter- | nal policy attracting the attention of the world? j that tho state journal of one of the greatest nations of the earth, should be characterized by such a want of dignity?we speak with fecling^T the greatest personal respect far the editor of the Union?is a matter deeply to be regretted. A horse that is used to performing feats ?f graceful agility, withi* the circumscribed limits of a circus, will be totally at fault in a steeple-chase. The editor of the Union, accustomed to preach democracy from the sanctum of a Virginia paper, cannot be I expected to school his mind, at his time of life, to embrace the great questions of national policy.? He views everything through the small end of the telescope. Ihe question eternally occurring to him, is not, " how will it affect the country," but -now want allect tbe party." In view of nil these facts, it is not at all surprising that the Union has lost the confidence of the Cabinet. Although the Olob* was objectionable in some respects, yet its tone was dignified, and by the apparent firmness and good sense of the editors.it challenged at 'cast respect for the administration it served. We, therefore, wish the ITnton would ape the Olobt ; but we fear that it m.ist first become the latter to be what the latter was. Akkital or Foriiqs V?s?ls of W*i -The 1 Dutch schooner of war, Adder, Capt. Knollaert, came up the bay in fine style yesterday afternoon, ( saluting, a? she passed, the U. S. surveying brig Washington and some of the forts, but we regret to state that no disposition was evinced by either I to return the usual civilities, and she was suffered to anchor unnoticed and apparently unheeded. This, perhaps, is the only civilized city in the world where such a flagrant breach of naval, er even common courtesy could bo pe petrated. The Adder left the Scheldt in company with the frigate Saxon, Capt. Willenex, and the brig of war Echo, Capt. Fredonberg, both bound to this j ci?y. Fbom St. Cuoix ?Capt. Tikiob, of tha bark | Condor, who arrived last night, having left that i place on the 12th inst., states that the weather I continued good, with no apprehensions of a hurricane. The island looked in a most flourishing j condition, and gave promise of an early and abundant crop. Cocbt or Eaaoss.?Tbs ns*t tsrm Is t* b? h?M in Albany, on the Ath of September next, ti which tsrm ' writs of srror srs to bare ths prsfsrsncs, s*ospt that tht suss of Ds K07 rs Irving, and ?4wards vs. Varlek, 1 m*r bs braucl.t on at ths opening of Dm smsIm, [ American nnd Kuroptin Colleges. The annual commencements of the variou? colleges throughout the country have mostly been held during the past month, nnd the usual increase to the number of young men who have "finished their education" has been made. We have been struck with the very great improvements evidently made in the management nnd results of collegiate instruction ; but quite as visible are the distinctions between the literary character and standing of one college and another ; and in this latter fact, appears to consist the only inferiority of American to European educational honors. There are in the United States a few institutions established on a permanent basis, unembarrassed, and consequently able to pursue an independent course in mental culturo and discipline, which piaces mem on # par with any European literary corporation of th? same cla*a ; the manner of conveying classical knowledge is equal, and tho mathematical course superior, even t? that of Oxford, or Gottingen ; and did tho reputation of American honorary degrees rest with tlifm for a character, they might safely vie with any in the world ; but unfortunately the majority of tho United States colleges are of a different class ; like mushrooms, they have sprung up in every State of the Union, and for pecuniary interests scatter abroad their literary distinctions with a lavish hand upon any and every one who will pay the requisite fee for the parchment. One institution in Vermont is notorious for this abuse of its chartered rights, so much so, that in Canada, a person receiving his M. P. from that source, must pursue another course of studies, nnd undergo a second examination by a Canadian faculty, before he is allowed to practice within fhe British limits. This fact mny be humiliating to American professional feeling, but it is true. Other faculties might be pointed out, who are notorious for the looseness with which candidates are admitted to the care ?f the Alma Mater, and for the open arms with which they recoive any nspirant to the title of an A B. One college, not very far from our own State, is known throughout the length and breadth of the Union as " Bo- | tony Bay," from the fact that it is the receptacle j of all who are dismissed from other colleges, ; cither 011 account of improper conduct or want of 1 ability. These circumstances arise principally from the poverty of the corporation, who are com- { pellcd, in order to sustain the existence of their university, to admit a number of students swffi- ' cient to pay the necessary expenses incident to its support. The evils of this system are self-evident. Not only is the general reputation of American education undermined, but those colleges j which in fact pursue a higher and more honora- ' ble course, are directly injured. A student after i from six to saven years of severe study at an in- | stitution like Yale or Harvard, obtains a degree j of A- M. or M. D., which coming from the source j it does, should of itself act as a passport to lite- ! rary society, and be a sufficient claim upon the i world for a support in his profession, but when ; the same degrees are conferred by other faculties I upon those who are utterly undeserving, and in- | competent, no distinction can be drawn, and the j mere addition of ary titulary letters to a name, ' renders it none the more honorable nor respected. Till these abuses can be remedied, the colleges of ; our country, which in reality possess deserving merit, will be as now, compelled to rise against a dead weight of mismanagement and stupidity, ever retarding their onward course. The radical ditferencc between the European j and American College regime consists in the difference of the branches of education, superiority in which is COn?idered thn Y>m*? miirilftnnin T? the more celebrated ot English, German and French universities, the dead languages are regarded a? the principal objects of study; and a rigid course of instruction is pursued in them* somewhat to the nc^lect of mathematical profi- j cicncy ; while in our leading New England insti , tutions a student must be thoroughly versed in the abstract sciences in order to arrive at an honorable distinction in his class. The consequence is, that, in our own land, the mental discipline is j generally much more conducive to future usefulness and original invention than in Europe. A mind well furnished in classical lor'* undoubtedly ! possesses a fund always read/ to be drawn on in j elegant conversation or composition, but is not j improved in those qualities which have a direct tendency beneficial to the public. On the other j hand, to the power ot abstraction and habit of re- i search acquired by mathematical culture, may be ascribed that inventive and improving genius so p*culiarly American. In the few instances, too, where graduates of our higher colleges have pro- ' ceeded to Europe, for the purpose of acquiring what might be considered more satisfactory degrees, they have almost always iound that the grouud which they expected to newly enter upon abroad, had already been gone ever at home; and, in one instance especially, we remember, the grandson of the richest merchant of this city, i after graduating at New Haven, was desirous of a subsequent perfecting abroad, and entered Trinity College, Dublin, where, owing to the manner in which he had already been instructed by his American Alma Mater, he earned off triumphantly the highest honors of th? in*tirntinn All that is needed on this continent to place our academic standing on an equality in reputation as well as in fact, with that of Europe, is to sepa- ; rate the deserving from the undeserving, and let thrsc institutions which by age and means are enabled to, and do act consistent] y and indepen- j dently, be placed and patronised as colleges; and i let the others, which, in reality, rank no higher, and utrord no facilities creator than those to bo met with in common boarding schools and academies, be avoided by all as pernicious to republican improvement and character; and let it be underatood that a degree, if obtained of one of the 1 latter class, has connected with it ideas of expulsion and disgrace from legitimate collego government. With the hope of honorable distinction on the one hand, and surety of suspicion on the other, theyonng students of the country will soon attach themselves to, and support, the "tree of knowledge which knows no rot." I ,lTf> vony Hnrirn Tlw tliA --? ? ? -1 Hrazilciro, Captain Thomas W. Williams, we have received files of the Mercantil and Jornal do Comerrio, to the 16th July. The arrival of the "Amelia Mulholland," with the news of the war with Mexico, created great excitement. Freights for American vessels were almost impossible to be obtained. Commodore Ro?seau, ?f the "Columbia," expecting the corvette " Plymouth," and brig " Bainbridge," from the river daily, has notified American shipmasters that they will convey any vessels home that put themselves under their protection . American credits are in disrepute, and cannot be passed, except at considerable advance. The Brazilian government are sending troops in some numbers to' the provinces of the Rio Grande, as is supposed, in consequence of anticipated trouble with Buenos Ayres. From the river there i> no newt of any particular moment. The Brazilian Senate were yet in session, and chiefly occupied with the interior affairs of the provinces. The English war steamer Devastation, had arrived at Kio Janeiro from Portsmouth, having touched nt the Rio de Frata, with military stores. The papers are discussing.with a K?od deal of acrimony, the course of the English in interfering With the Brazilian slave trade ; and ntier severe imprecations against all European interference on tho .South American continent. By quite a largo vote in the Senate of Brazil, public lotteries nave been declared legal, and wUwn under the protection of ti* government. j Oo? Packet Shim?Tne Columbia, &o.?'The ; leading feature of the commerce of this city is the ' packet service. Its extent?the enterprise of the owners and commanders of the packet ships? i the splendor, size, and speed of the packets, sur- | prize every one. Instead of decreasing in number, since the organization of regular steam ship lines, they increase; they not only increase in number, but they improve in beauty of model, in the comfort of their cabin arrangements, and in their size and speed ; and it now seems to he a fact that the average length of passages of the packets are twenty-five per cent shorter than be- ; , fore the steamers began their trips. We were yesterday forcibly impressed with these facts while passing the pier at the foot of , Bee km an street. Three packet ships, the Colum- > bin, Oxford, and Yorkshire, were maored at that I wharf? the Columbia, Capt. Rathbone, preparing lor sea, the Yorkshire, Capt. Bailey, gettin* ready for passengers, and the Oxford, Capt. Yeaton, discharging her baggage, having lately arrived ; from Liverpool, whence she sailed on the 18th ; alt., and not on the 16th, as reported. The pier was crowded with cotton, flour, wooden clocks, : cheese, &c., &c., the cargo of the Columbia, the chief articles of export from this country to Eu- i rope. There appeared to be enough on the wharf to fill the three ships, but the whole was intended > i for the C. The Columbia is a splendid new packet, to ! i leave on Tuesday next on her second trip to j Liverpool. She is over one thousand tons in size, 1 : and is remarkable for the solid, substantial splendor of her cabins?now completely finish- | | ed?the symetry of her model, the snpe| riority of her sailing qualities, and the skilful- j i nessofher able and gentlemanly commander,John I ; ltnthbone,Esq.,late of tho favorite packet Oxford. I It does not appear that any improvement can be | made in tha C. She embraces every thing ne- j cessary to a ship of the first class. Indeed, she possesses one feature tha' is not, we believe, to j bo found in any other packet, namely, a second : cabin adjoining her first cabin. The state rooms j of theC. aro very large and airy; two or three i can be thrown into a suite of rooms suitable for a J family, and in which passengers can have the j same comforts that ihey would enjoy at the Astor, ' American, or at Howard's. Such is the Columbia. Any can see her at her pier, and those who wish to cross the Atlantic, will find her the packet in which to take passage. The Columbia, Oxford, and Yorkshire, belong to the old line of Liverpool packets. Naval.?The two splendid little steamer*, " Vixen" and 41 Spitfire," will sail to-day, at iwckouuwi; uic ionuer lor navana, ana me latter, with Commodore Nicholsoa on board, as bearer of despatches, for Chagres. List or Orriccm Attached t? the Vixen?Joshua M Sands, Commander ; John Conte*, Lieutenant ; Alexander Murray, Acting Matter ; Augustus L Sawyer, Assistant Surpaon ; John Matthew*, jr., Pasted Midshipman ; William V. Jeffers, jr., do.; Edward Simpson, do.; John B. Kloyd, Captain'* Clerk ; Jamee Atkinion, 2nd Assistant Engineer ; Samuel Archbold, 2nd do.; Charlei Coleman, 3d do. ' Li?t Attached to thi Spitfi**?Jesiah Tatt- , nail, Commander ; Henry J. Hartitun, Lieutenant ; S. Chase Barney, Acting Master ; John Thornley, Assistant Surgeon ; John K. Duer, Paaied Midshipman ; James M Ladd, do.; Reigart B. Lowrey, do ; Tattnall. Captain'* Clerk ; Joun K. Matthew*. 2nd Aisiitant Engineer ; John Uallagher, 2nd do.; William Taggert, 3d do. Theauital and Maatcal. Park.?The house waa crowded last evening, to witneu Mr. Collin's Paudeen O'Kaflerty in " Born to good Luck," and hi* Terence O'Grady, in the " Irish Post." His Paudeen O'Xlaflorty is unquestionably his best effort as yet. We have seldom seen ao good a delineation of the character of a rolicking, fighting, drinking, lovomaking Irish peasant. The enthusiasm of the audience beggars description. The applause was loud, hearty. and conuuuous trom beginning to end. and the penis of laughter were deatening it if hut justice to my. that ho win admirably sustained. Fisher's Count M*lfi wu a capital piece of acting, although it it entirely superfluous to praise Fi?her'? acting lie attempts nothing that ha does not do hatter thnn any body else can do it. Thera is no actor ou the i'ark boards who is to invariably excellent in hit partt at Kisher, to that it i* tuperfluoiis to praise him Mitt Miles, a very pretty an-J promi?ing actress, and a good singer, made her debut last evening aa Margaratta. She did remarkably well for a first appearance Mr. Collins'a aonga were enthusiastically encored in both pieces, and at the fall of the curtain ha was called out to receive the applause of the nutience. This gentleman, each night, grows in laror ?ith his andioncet, aud wa predict for him. at wt diJ the firtt night wo taw hit acting, a brilliant career in the I'niied States. Ha appeart to-night in "His Last Legs," and the "Irish At torney.'' To morrow uight .Mr. Collins takes his benefit. Bowebt TntATar.?Thero was a very numerous audience at Utit establishment last evening, composed of the . oldpatront of the Bowery, who attended for tho purpose of witnessing the debut of Mr. Jordan in tho character of Aladdin, in the tragedy of" Barbarossa," and the firtt appearance of Mr H. P. Orattan in Edwird O'Britn, in the drama of the " Rebel Chief." Mr. Jordan performed hit part in excellent ttyle, and will, no doubt, become a Sreat favorite. Mr O re'tan w at much applauded, and * trtf* will n n /I nit hi m c - appeared lost evening, for the first time, in tragedy. Hhe performed the part of Irene in " Barbsrossa," and on her first stepping oa the stage, wki hailed with the applause of many whom she hai *o often pleaied on former occasions. The hill this evening is the name, viz., " Barbarossa, or, the Fall of Algiers"?the " Rebel Chief," and the now comedietta of "Antony and Cleopatra.'* Obee*wich Thcatbc.?" The Fireman'* Daughter," i was repeated last evening, with entire aucceii, and as we predicted, the house waa crowded. We gave an extended notice of the performance ol Saturday, and, on 1 more deliberate view of this piece, were glad to discover in it, many new points which give it a high claim upon the citizens of New York. It is a real and graphic picture of city life, and contains a moral, which will insure it a popularity, that must, (if virtue struggling , against temptation and poverty?manly honor capable o7 appreciating the same, and the reward that is always sure to follow,) meet with evory encouragement The (dot is well designed, and the cast admirably selected. Miff Crtuford. flflrnin tho i.ori " Vmmn " with extreme ability. Mr. Kreer's " Hartleywas u??ia admirably sustained, nn 1 10 was Mr. Keene?< " Tieucham." The New Yerker will be struck with tha extreme correctness of thii sketch of city life, and cannot fail to recognize it in every particular. In the sceae be- , tween Hartley and old Trencham- Hartley, (Mr Freer) j woa <juite at home ; and ha administered a pretty tart causation to the aristocratic aire of the " upper ten thousand." Kmma was powerfully sustained, particularly in the third act,by Mik* Crauford, whose lortitude in resisting the artificea of her would be soducer, show | out very powerfully. Miss C. has won golden opinions > in this popular theatre. The piece will hare a tun. I Castle Oakdcis.?The following is a programme of the musical performances this evening at Castle Garden, by the splendid orchestra under the direction of C. W. Mey- ! rcr L'Ambassadrice, Auber; Vereiug ngitanzo, Labitzy ; La CIeman7.a di tito, Mozart ; Balooa Tolka, Strauss ; Dor Krievhutz, Von Weber ; Masaniello, Cur- ' afa ; Coliseum March, Oncg'l; Overture Kspagnnle, Kutlher , Matilda Gallop, Kuhner; La Muette de Portici, I iiuuei. luniuft i.au lumnicnuion lum me priced aimission in only I2)f cent*, Castle Garden ii certainly the ! most inviting place of aruusoment in ihii city, and it Je- , serving of patronage. Mr anil Mn. Charlea Kean arrived in thin city yesterday, preoaratory to the commencement of their engagement in thia city, and after a very successful trip to Buifalo. P:gnora Cirartegul. the prima donna of the Italian Ope- ! ra Company, says a New Orleans paper, hat l?ft there I for Havana. Mr. Dan Marble took a farewell benefit at Buffalo on ThuraJay evening la.?t. There appeari to be no little curiosity to witness the performancea of the Shaker family about to appear in thia city. Sporting Intelligence. A Cricket Match will be played on the Union Star Cricket Oronnd, on Thuraday next, the 27th instant. The wjekett will be pitched at one o'clock A foot race, 100 yards, for $j0 will come off during the nf'ernoon on thn raiia around between n .!#?vanv man un.l a Long Inlander The ler ?n man giving three \ irdi xtnrt, (pl*y or pay) to come oft at tbiec or lour uYlock. The rarei at Montreal concluded on Thurtday laat In order to prevent the re occur tenve of out rage-.a n'rnng party of the 9M an.I h troop of liorc * pol<e were placed on the ground Tlir hurdle lace for $160 wan won by Mr. Elliot"* (13th Kegi:nai.t) Kangaroo The city pnrae . of $330 wai won by Mr. Coopei'* Sir TattonSjke*. The Montreal cup, (430, wna won by Mr. Parish'* Maria Peyton. The Lift at Ike Springt aaya, that Mr F.aton ?tlll coe* on prosperously, and little doubt remain* bnt on lVeaneaday he will flniah hi* matchleaa undertaking. which, aaja our contemporary, will be the gre*te*t day the world ever *aw. The yacht " Oip?ey," ef Ho*ton, John Wilmn, Junr , i commander, with a party of yachting gentleman nay* the /'orifmouM Journal of 'Jl*t in*tant, arrived in our harboi on Thursday, fri>m a crui?e of about three weelu, and report all baud* well. TRiAsrav Notts.?Wfi un<i<u*tnnri from the ' b?*t authority, that the Secretary of th? Treaaury ha* I uniformly avowed hi* determination to itltie no mora . | tnwury m?m uader Uni*n, J?| ?, | City Iiitclltgcne*. | i Tha following itat?Mni la from a eon of tha lata Wm. j M. Price, Esq which tie plve without any comment) of | 1 our own. not wiihlng to e*pre?? any opinion In relation to the matter at isiue, and the position of the partief in- ! tareatad. It if *iren in answer to a statement of Mr 1 Bradford which we pnhlNhed. To rnr PwB'.ifl ?The recent appalling and afflicting hareavement which ha? fall'n upon our family, pivot me n? inclination to dwell or enlarge upon the rircium>t?nrea which I have no iloitH led to that f?rrih|e event : t>ut , renpeot andj'i?tle,e *o the memory of a kind and affec- | tinnato parent, compel me to notice ami reply to tha atate- , ment put forward hy Mr William Bradford In doing f'ii?. I frankly and andidlv aitert that I hare no malignant feeling* or motive) to appea?e or gratify. \ The knowledge I po?*e?? of the?e tran?a*.tlon? I have da- ' rived from mv father who.upon every occa'ion the inhject ' wa? ?r>oken nf combined of the injustice end inhumanity of Mr William Bradford. 1 Doe? not Mr. B remen>*er. that in Septemhe*, 1**9. 1 when "tephen Price arrived from Europe that he railed i upon him and -ntreateJ him to re?tore to hii liroth*r hl? i propnrtv r iioes ivr iirnmora rememoer tr>e onimoo < that Stephen Price expressed of him upon hi* refu?in(? < to do what *'M hii duty n? > man aaJ a christian 1 I i have the ntmoi of monr gentlemen of the higheit re- ' speetahilitv who will testifv to mv father'* last record of < It i? life, that Mr. Bradford had promised ''to do what wu . right " In Mr. Bradford'* statement he *avs, "I never made any pledge* to do what wiu right, or any other pledget whatever, in relation to these conveyancesFrom a cu'iorv glance at the piper* l?ft by ray father. I find an agreement dated 1st May. 1841. in Mr Bradford'* o*>n , handwriting, aigned and sealed by him. wherein it i* among other thin** agreed that Mr. Prise'* shares in home* No* ftl and 18 ^n street. 137 and 139 Willism atreet. and 77 Courtlandt street, were *old hy him for eighteen hundred dollar*?on taking the deed. Mr BrsJfori told him to name two thoimnd Are hundred dollar* ft* the consideration and that if ho found himself a gainer , bv his dealing* with Mr Price, he would do a* he felt able and di?r>oRed as to a'lowintr the additional seven hundred?the eishteen hundred originally agreed upon only was paid, and underneath thi*. in penfil marlc. and I in the handwriting of mv father. I (lad thi* remark :? " A* to those hou*e?. they are ?o be given up at any time hy my paring the ?18(10 and interest " I leave others to judge whether this wat not only an implied, but an express pledge. Mr. Bradford may feel secure in any assertion he m\y think proper to make as the gnve ha* clo?eJ upon the only one in this world, except himself, who was fully acquainted with the prmticnlars of this transaction So far as the opinion and judgment of this world is concerned. he may have nought to fear : but the day and the hour will come " when all thin?* ?hall he revea'ed " ?when no ar*? can conceal -no denial avitl- no wealth can aid or shield One furth*r extract and I have .'one Ft in from a lettor addressed hy Mr Bradford to the late Lewi* Mo->re. who wm no mrpriiod at itf content!, that t he handed it to my father. " 17?h A trocar, 1K10. " Sir:?I had pretty much concluded to submit all my knowledee of the property. in controversy. to Mr. Mil ler. rrovided Mr. Anthon think" proper (no far as Stephen an<J Edward Price are concerned) to do ?o. aid Mr. Miller will agree to make no use of ?ueh information aa we will agree to confide to him, and alio not to interfere i with our secret or our arrangement! in the iamo Icon- ! aider th??e recrets important, and would net reveal them hut from necessity. Not even Wm. M Price hai any o knowledge of them to tSi* day ; nor shall I feel myself a at liberty to inform him of them, unln'i it become* necei- o aarv from circumstances to do ?o," Itc. ti The letterbreathes throughout such expressions. He H propose! to buy up the debts which are not considered 11 by the holder! worth much, if aay thing ; aa l concludes , tl in a P S that "he could not expose other people's titles ; to ?how how little the claimants had a right to hope for " t] With this commentary of bimselfby himself. I laave n him. The public will not, I suppose devote that time fc and attention to all the minute details of the case, in or- g der to arrive at a proper understanding of the crying t injustice done to one who it now beyond the reach of u human arts and designs. : p

The secret! of theie transactions are now only known to Mr William Bradford and his God, and if ho can s?- p tisfv his own conscience, and the God of Justice, of the p purity and integrity ot his motives in his dealings with {, mv father, I am satisfied. I now leave him to his own ! c reflection!, and to the judgment of Him " from whom no s, ? ril HIT VU UDIfl' . oct i uia niu iuu. viiauliuo i iiivb. f. New York, August 24, 1840. j r Trial t*ir or thc " Omtoow This magnificent 0 teamer, which i? intended to ply betwoen New Orleans and Mobile, took a trial trip down the bar yesterday, with a large and aelect company. The Oregon ii a first a clam steamer, ani was built in this port by those eminent ti b ilders, Lawrence k Snevdnr,aided by some of the most b able joiners and ship carpenters in this line of business, ti The owner is James L. T)av, Ksq , who invited the com- li panv to witness the capabilities of this superb steam ship, ft and partake of a rich repast, consisting of tho choicest a delicacies of th season The trial proved entirely e satisfactory, and the " Oregon " bids fair to rival all p Southern ?teamers. from her great power and capability c as a first class steamer. The entertainment was eminently ii worthy of the occasion. Mr Day displayed tme southern w hospitality, in his endeavors to make all feel happy.and ? the various delicacies that were strewed profusely around h thc tables, were duly honored by the numerous p guests?the worthy proprietor. Mr. Hay, being indefiti- n gablo in hi' exertions to make all feel happy and comfort- n: able. The first gueits invited to the table were the sturdy tl and noble hearted mechanics, who built this fine steamer u ?the engine builders, " Socor St Co"?the joiners, (amongst whom was Mr. Charles M. Sim <nson ) with the ~ mechanics and engineers that worked in her. This . was good tasta on the part of Mr Day, and showed the g( properfeeling of the worthy c.iti7en and the good em- .. plover. The entire company enjoyed themselves a good il/iul?an.] tSu Cnnt-.in rtinrtitt l( n v ncil .1 nnrl tlin iTinta Mr Post, nidc 1 Mr. Dav in dispeniing the hospitalities of the vessel to the eu'ire company with genuine ffood feeling and true politeness. The Oregon started from *' tho foot of Water street, and had a deliehtfol trip, return- . ins about nix o'olock She leaves for her destination on Saturday, with the cordial Rood wista?s of her numerous guests?particularly thoso who have built so noble a ve? sel Great anxiety w?s manifested by the ir.ochanici, i; engineers, and joiners, in particular to witness the -J power and enpneity o' tho Oregon; and they all seemed *' highly gratified with the success of their efforts, as well as plea-ed with the very hospitable manner in which ' they had bean treated by tho worthy owner, Mr. Day. Horrible Affsiii.?The statement in yesterday morn- ; 0 ing's paper, in relation to a dead body found in a hogs B head, lie , was very much exonerated, and Mr Ahren 0 the individual Implicated, requests a suspension ofpulil o js opinion until the facta am elicited by an examination. ^ It appears that Mr. A. is a medical student in the Crosby jj street College. A Fanciful Sfoozi!.?Officers Eldridge and Crollus B found yesterday mornin*, about 4 o'clock, a coach , fi and two horses at tho corner of Walker and Church sts, a with a man lying under, near the hind legs of the well- p trained animals, taking an agreeable snooze. The horses o and carriage were soon tak?n into the custody of the h officers, as was also the " sleeping beauty," who was si found under them, and the officers drove to the Police j si Office, where the whole remained to be identified. , c Firs ?A fire was discovered in a grocery store, cor- 8 ner of Hudson ana Harrow streets, yeiter.iay morning, <about o'clock, by poiico officer Parker. The fire )' was extinguished, and tome damage was sustained. The ' store was insured. I " Awothib ? Another fire was discovered in a bakenr, : }, No. 6 Morton streot yesterday, and was promptly extinguished. Damage trifling. j A Suspicious CusroMEa.?House No 78 Clinton place n was found empty at au early hour yesterday morning ; u and a light was discovered on the premiies. Tbo house d was left under the care of a servant, the family having ,\ left lor the country, when, on direction of Capt Brown, h of the watch, a very suspicious locking personage, nam- p ed Simpson, who win found lurking in the vicinity at ; the time, was taken under arre?t, and lodged in the po- l a lice office. The ktfViir was adroitly managed by the > e Captain, who placed his men in the rear of the fcuildine, a when, after a little dolay, the bait seemed to take well, j J and the arrest was effected. At this season of the year, j o when families are mostly at the tea side or the spring*, ; ti it would be doing themselves a good deal of service to I s leave tuoir name* ami number of their residence! at the ji police ollice, aa the officers would p?y double diligence i b in protecting them from the depre iatious of the nightly ! j robbers. There have been instances where auch has I l proved highly salutary to the ownors of property. Gbkat Book 8*lk, Stationcbt, he.?The sal* yes- ! c tcrday, by Bangs, Richards & Piatt, at No. 304 Broad- ! I way, was well Attended, and articles seemed to go off * quickly. To-day the book sale eommenr.es, and a brisk r competition is Anticipated, as the works are of the most 1 relect and popular description,?ancient and modern classics? embracing contributions from the principal estate * lnhments iu th" city. The catalogue, over which w? s Lave cursorily glanced, contains a most voluminous de. r tssil of the various works to be sold. The sale coutinuea 1 during the week, and the books will all b? sold strictly according to their order in the catalogue. a WiiT>:n ji Owu?.-A trunk containing some wear- ! ing apparel, which was left at the Police oittce, by a Mr. Kmdriker, in u hose storo it had been left some few weeks , a?o, remains there safely for the owner. SuMDir Rowdies last'LTiffo Kt.siit.ts.?There have d been so many instances ot rowdyism and attacks upon $ lone fcmnles latterly in our city, that we are gl*a to | ( learn from reliable authority, that the subject has at | last met u itii official notice, and the proper " appliances" I are about to be set ?'. work to check the cowardly and dugracclnl practice, which has latterly grown into an i Rhus#), that muat he checked by the stern arm of the law. ! Kor thu special benefit ot the gang of low rowdiei and soap-locks, who. for some time have been in the habit of > groasiy insulting lone female* on the cornert of (treat*, j (|>arUeuUriy on Hundays,) a police office will in future take special charge of these location*; and should any < of them be found indulging in their unmanly and cowar ly insolence toward* temules passing by, they will b? I vigorously prosecuted, and lodged in the Tomb*.? | Good. Accidhist?A man who had been reading a newipaper, ! on ~un>lnv evening, corner of Authouy and Centra , Rtreet*. lell iuto a state of lii>en?bility, and wa? taken to i the City Ho*pt'al in this situation wiierc tie ?ti 11 lie* in a von precarious itale ili* naute i* uukiuwn, And he I* middle aged j Bcaiftr.M -There appear* to be much bustle and preparation in the vanou? part* of the city, a* crow as of irunirrrs an.>e?red \ e?tordnv about the various places of bu?ine?? lasort ' ' Mock Accriani ? The?e " worthiei," who do up theie j trap* for the unwary, were yeaterday but>ily plying their r vocation in Broadway, looking out for " <jiiall?." We , \ did not ?? the " man with the placard" at hi* po*t Thia j, i* tha i?a*on exactly when ttrangeri floi k into New Voik, to make their purchatea for the fall, that thai* \ "cover*" mako a regular harveit. 'I ha country mar- n chant and trader i* but too frequently lured into theie j den* and plundered ; and wa hope to see, a* coon aa poa- j aibla, the " placard" again in requiiition. / THf Rt'?? Pajcmut ? This excellent pavement, haa, 1 no far a? con*tructcd, received the marked approbation of aevrral of the moM eminent ?ien of icienca The ?up- C ply of the peculiar deacription of ?tone of which it ia to n ne compo?eil, ha* already been exhausted, and the great- | I er part of thii work ha* been finiihad. A fraalt apply i J of atone will he forwarded to-day, we understand, from ! J Stolen Island. The mcrei* of thl* experiment upon ^ Broadway la looked to with a good deal of pablto latereet, j tad the meet eminent aroktuou art natuiM *??! i ' \ > result Should it aaooecd, tnd be adopted *11 through Broadway, (which, by the way at present <a (inking "far into the mil* of corporate iniquity ,**) it will b? a boon to the inhabitants . Dkthi ik Ntw Voaa.?During tha lfcit week there were 374 death* in thi* city. The Huuikr? One of thi* line body of men rode through Naasau street yeaterday, about 4 o'clock, and attracted much attention. The scarlet jacket and uniform. which ia most superb, attracted the eyes of several. Wall Stbcct akd Bboadwat.?The narrow position of the passage, corner ol Wall street and Broadway, oc:anon? much annoyance to the foot pa^sen^er* and risiters to Trinity Church. The ommbus?es frequently block up the way here, and render the walks impassible. Something should be done in the premises. Ma. Suxcm.?This man, now in prison at Jersey City, charged with the murder of his wife, is not in irons, and haa n?vermadean attempt to escape. His :rial is to take place on the 9th proximo. 'What's 15 a Nauk V?Since the late memorable : lattlas of Palo Alto, auJ Rosaca de la Palme, the city has jecn flooded with Palo Alto hats, PJo Alto homes, lielaca de la Palma saloons,Ringgold taverns,Taylor houses, Itc.Sic H'e also porceive that there are "Oregon'' houses sstalilmheJ upon the 54 44 principle But there has b?-en sstablisheJ fur some time in Kast Broadwtfr, publi: lame, wiui iuo louowiiig very R.gniucant sign board? 'Temperance stabling accommodation by th# clay, the week, or the mouth," which can vie with any of them. K temperance stable, conducted upon the pure cold wa- ' !er principle, ik about the best sort of place we know of, for unmanagable, frolicking horse*, who are fond of a pice, and show a disposition to break their rider*'limb*, particuluily when they (the Uorie*,) bave got a "drop io the head." What next ? Broad *Taerr.?Thi* street, ?ince the re-erection of I the house*?after the great fire?hi* been considerably improved; and the stores raiced latterly, or being raised, , >re of a very superior description. When it shall have been thoroughly finished, it will mako one of our best l)tl*ineis street*. The (Urging and lamp-post* iu part of the street, are a great setting olT to it. gakf-.t Fruit.?The poisonous quality of green fruit which has been vended, during the Ijst fortnight or three week*, in the public street*, has had a vary injurious effect upon tho>e who have partaken of it, ond left nany cose* of complaint somewhat like the cfcolcra. People cannot be too cautious of purchasing fruit of any j inscription just now. The markets are stocked with rast quantities of half-ripe fruit, priticularly peaches, ind musk-melon*. They are |ierfectly tempting to the lye, but when prepared for use present a very indirt'er- ; ?nt appearance. Purchaser* should therefore, in all caaes, 1 50 perfectly cautiou* in ui'ng them. Strekt Knc?okh?k?t*.-The custom of cncloting he lidewiilka, where buildings are being crected or re- laired, has latterly become an abuse, that is both dangerous and annoying. The immense ?p*ce now tak^n ip in Chatham (treet, ha* lonj proved a source of const, lerable inconvenience to the p s era by, and has lately x.-en railed out to the middle of the street Wa would lirect the attention of the Street Inspector to ihi* matter .mock auctioi stork*-?somo or there stares are till (a operation in Broadway, but are driviag a poor ra le The " greenies" auitear to understand them hater than they uid some time ai(o. l'La conductor! of ome of them have tried thfir hand* at aDother calling, nd some of them have gone into t.'io cast-off clothes buiuess m Chatham street, which, if not more lucrativo, lust pro* e a safer sort of speculation. Omkibi ises Again.?Stage drivers are falling into th? Id custom of intercepting the cross-walks, to the onnoyrre of the foot pnssejigeri. We ) esterday saw a group f ladiea aiul others obliged to stop by an omnibus, that ook up some passengers at the Kulten street crossing in Iroodway. We have indeed seen several instances of i he kicd during our peregrinations through the city for , tie last few days. The Pabi Fountain.?The sparkling crystal drops hat used to fly up and cool the atmosphere in the viol- | lity of the Park, seldom now delight the eye of the passer y The fouutaia man is much behind the age, and hould not bo so churlish in these da) s of warm aunhine. Why not allow the " Maid of the Mist" to honor is more frequently with her presence. Wo know of no articular cause, unless it be " those rude benches" that care her away. We apprehendud that before now the ark fountain would be properly ornamented; but we erceive that not even u tin saucepaa is left there to comtemorate the anniversary of this useless pond, which an be deemt-d neither uselul nor ornamental ill its preaut state. A trifling appropriation would make the Hark juntain a leading feature of attraction; but though a ...atntirtn + tl\ia <> li-ie liaan tnfr/l IiksAiI hftlnrA nno f the Boards, by adverse legislation it La? been allowed : 9 sleep in tlio " Tomb of the Capulets." MontL of New York.?Thil exhibition is beginning to j tract the attention it ?o well deserves. Kvery inhabi ant who it desirous of teeing a miniature copy of tha ' uildlngin which he liven, the church in which he at- J end* worship, the theatre where he passes hit evenings, it eating house, his Khips ; in fact, any rnsoit which he ' -equents, will find it beautifully designed uud executed; | nd at he follow* the winding of the stieets, will see i very edifice, or remarkable part of the city as correctly [ ctrayed as accuiate measurement and patient labor oul.J render it. For over a year, from sixty to eicjhtj igenius men were engacol in the completion of this ' rorlc of art ; neither money nor latior was spaied ; and ' ' '0 hopo that after iu departure for Europe, no one will ' are cause to regiot that he did not take advantage of its i rosence among us, and reward the proprietor of thil J ation.il rfetigu hy hit commendation. Not one have we let wliohas visited it, but has expressed hit amazement at 1 le p.-ttiance which earned through tuch a complicated 1 nderuking with so great success. Coioick'i Office, August 44?Found Drownrit? I 'he Coroner held nn inquest yes erday at the foot of , 4th street, Kast River, on the body of Louis Beach, , un of Dr. Beach, born in New York, li years of age. ' | tnppe:ir< this j otiii? man was in a sailboat, o.i a lulling i xcurnon, with a friend, on Thursday la>t, in the Kast \ liver, in. jr Horl Uate, when the beat accidentally up. ] et, and Mr ISe:.ch was drowned. Hit body was only , i?covered yesteiday. floating in the river, loot of tha i bove ttrce.t. After the in juett, the hotly was taken ' ome by hi* friend for intei inent. Verdict accordingly, j Dr.ntti by Tntrmpertnet?The Corontr held an inquest eslcrday, at th?> prinon in the third district police ttaion, on the hod) of Ann Coyie, a native of ??glund,4A ] ear* of ago, who camc to her de-ith by effusions of | Brum iiftou the brain and into its ventricles, probably , i used by intemperance. Verdict accordingly. Police Intelligence. 1 1 Awo. 01.?Cha-'gr ?f Faltr Pritencei.?Oflicor Stewart, I f the Lower Poln-e, a rested yesterday, in Brooklyn, ' man. called John Carroll, on u chaige ol purchasing, i n credit, a bill of groceries, on the llthdayof Ju.y < ist, amounting to $450, ot Messrs. Whiting & Taylor, 1 to. 87 Pike flip. It appears that the arcu'ed, at the f ' mo of purchasing the go >ds, represented that he owned < ?-o lots of ground on Myrtle avenue, in the city of < rooklyn, worth $500 each, and unincumbered; and, l irther, that he had a lease on a lot and pro;>crty, known I s No 4H1 Cherry streot, which had seven years uncx- j t ire-1 terni yet to run, upon which he bad built, and wneda home that he rented for sufficient to cover all is leas# investment; consequently, upon these repreantations, believing them to bo true, the goods were aid; and no sooner'were they in his possession, thau ho { ; arted them to an auction store, and sold the whole at uction, for a sum much under their original cost. The ; cniilain ints, likewise, have ascertained that all his re- I I walllloll respecting his ownership of property in Irooklyn, aud elsewhere, were false and fraudulent, ovi- i ently done wiih intent to cheat and defraud the com>!aiuanti out of their property. Justice Drinker committed the prisoner to tin Tombs for examine'inn. Hunt Straiing.?Officers Prince John Davis, and John tatl'i>rty, of the tith ward, succeeded yesterday, (after i luch industry and ingenuity,) in arresting a man by the 1 ame of 1'ierson Heard, on a charge of stealing, a few ay? a^o, a piebald horse, valued at $75, belonging to j lr. John H. Day on, retiding at No 1S7 12th street. The I or?e was recovered by these eliicicnt officers, and the risoner committed for examination by Juatice Drinker Jinault, with intrnt to Kill? Lydia Ann Butler, and nother black wench called Henrietta, were both arrest- i , d yesterday, by some 6th ward officers, charged with , ttempting to cut the throat of a yellow chap, called ohn Miller, residing at No. 143 Thompson street. On* f these wenches held the darkie, while the other atitnpted to do the deed; but missing her aim, lnflictod a evere gash, running from the chin to the ear along the tw, with a rnzor-bladeil knife, aud would, in all probadlity, nave finished the joo, had cot the police arrived ust in iimo to pi event murder. Both committed for trial iy Justice Drinker. Robbing Jnctlry ?Stolen from the dwelling ho'ise No. 121 Broadway, from a loom occupied by Mr. George luckham, by opening a drawer in the bureau, a gold vatcb. silver watch, a large gold watch seal, and atveal other valuable articles of j.-welry, old relics beonging to the family. No arrest at present. ?1rre?f of a Convict?Officer McCord. of the 6th vard, arretted yesterday in Rotten How' in Lanreni treet, a despera'e black fellow called Jack Kens, an scaped convict from Blackwell's Island. Justice ' Jrinker sent the rascil back to bis old qu.triers. Hohhing a Hmm Matt ?A man by the name of Rich,rd Brickiey, was m rested yesterday in thiaciiy, charged i ?ith lobbing a fellow lodger at No. 8J Kront street, ] Irooklyn On searching the ptisoner, a portion of the ' toleu liioney was found on hit peison. Sent back to ! Irntilf ivn f/ir trinl Pet it Larceny ?James Sullivan wm arretted yesterlay for stealing a quantity ol shoemakers' tools, worth i-J, belonging to George Smith, in Court land itreet. ,'ommittea for trial. MnrenonU of Travallera, Yeaterday'a arrivala were inconsiderable The followng is nearly the full amount at the respective Motels : America*.?E Hay en. U. S A.; H. Harrm, Alabama ; Bogus, Dal ; J Ringgold Wilmer, I'liila ; Or Edwards, j.t Gsdaken, Charleston; H. Vandenh'irn. Netherlands; 2. Stebbios, Westchester; R. Sinclair, Baltimore : JWilkinson, Alabama; T. Anderson, l.ouiuana ; H. r.rs. cine, Virginia ; W. Leiteh, M. Russell, Charleston; Geo. limpson. N. Carolina AsToa ?O. Churchell, M. I)erbj shew, Utiea ; C. 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Tliia work ia intended to give intereit to the early facta and precepts of Christianity , bj associating them with an accurate pictara of contemporary pracian and Roman life, and from a hasty glance at itaconttfQt* we are inclined to believe that the autlioreiahaa succeeded in carrying out her view*. This work i? highly Interesting, and should lortn a part of every library. Graiiau's Colonial IfuToav or thi unitm States, in 2 vols id edition? Lea & Blanchaid, Philadelphia.? This work is the fruit of more U>jn elov?n years or eager rosaaioh, intense meditation, ina?.,,'r'oa? composition, auJ solicitous revisal hy the talented a^.','l0^, BU<* P0f?e*** as much interest to the American and O '^a patriot us any work that ever iksued from the press. " embraces the diacovery. settlement, rite and progre*.' ?f North American down to the American Revolution, in 1 ,#c" cinct, dear, and methodical manner. It is prefaced 11 memoir of the author, written by Josiah Quincy, ??i( ,.0' Uoiton by the direction of the Massachusetts iliatoricai Sociaty. W* hope to seo the new elitioa of this work dispjsed of rapidly, and likewise another. A u n?n.aa f, U AVICg' I. ** IV E I' 11 T Y .intTUMr I ii..? *?.?. ??- ^w. 00 John street, New Voiit Tbo author of the work before u? ii well known as on? of our best Mathematical instructors bd<I the author of several woiki of tne nine nature, whrh are regarded as hi#U awhoiities by teachers in the United Stale* Tho present volume embrace" vulgar anJ decitial fradions?Cm ratio anil proportion of numben, duodecimals, evolution, geometric*] progression, Sto 4w., Jnd it admirably CttiCUJated for the use of schools una colleger. The I.itks of the Kithcii, Marttbi, ?-?u other raincifAL Si ihtv, No 14 ?By Hev. AJran Butler. D. Jt J. SdJlier, OS Gold street, New Vurk Th s work will forin a valuable addition to the libraries of TheulogiatM, and is both interesting and imtructive. It display* coast ierable research and learning. The Tiit-oa's Eclectic RmtoutOkt, published by D. Williams 5c Co. No. 139 Nassau street?Very valuable to the trade ?It 1* embellished with a pattern sheet, awl a plate of fashion*. Miuiii.iia.--We have received the September No of the Columbian Magazine and Godey'* Lady's Book, anil find them a* interesting as the preceding number*. Tlic July No. of tho SotrrHcan (^ui rterlt Review, published uy Wm.Tajlor & Co. 2 A*t?r House, ha* come to band. It contain* articles frem Professor* <ieo Fred. Holmes; Wm B. Stevens, Athens, Goo ; Rev. A. A. Lipscomb, Montgomery. Ala ; Brantz Mayer, Baltimore, Md.; Henry Summer; A. O. Mackey, M. D.;Col. D J. M Cord, ?t. Matthew*, 8. C.; Prof. J. N. Parsons, Griiftn, Georgia. Strops'* iLLPiraiTiD Nit trait. Histort. Vol. I No. 1. Published by W. A. Wattrstoue, lfli Nassau street.? Thi* is a capital work for jtiveniles, and to parent* and tfiiar.H .no u ruCHiimfllMl it ?l SUCh. We have roceived from T;m lor Si Co. 9 AatorHouae, ft copy of Knowles' Comedy of th? " Love Clia*e " Gisflle. or Tiik Willi*, removed into English hy Benedict Henry Rcvoil, Esq., of Literature, No. 5 Amity stieet, New York. Thii it * trapewtiou of the fantastical ballet now be>ng performed a? f?iMo'*. It im very interesting, aud translated in a manner becoming M. lie voil'* reputation aa a scholar. We hare received from the publisher*, Messrs 8ar.*JJy k Major, 99 Kuhon >>reet, an admirable lithographic likeness of Mies Julia Dean, in the character of .ulia, in the " Hunchback." Brooklyn City Intelligence. Petit Lahcehv.?John Divine, a drunken loafer, wai arretted yesterday morning by officer It. William*, charged with stealing a shirt and pair of panti, thft property of William McClure. He was brought before Justice Downing, and sentenced to 10 dayi imprisonment in the county jail, aud to l>e kept at bard labor and to pay a fine of $5. St'sriciow op Passiro ConwTEKritiT Moiiit.?Jamoe Outhnnk. who had been arretted on Saturday on suspicion of parting counterfeit bill*, was examined by Justice Downing yesterday, and it appearing to the Justice that the testimony was insufficient to warrant hi? commitment, he was discharged. Held to Bail.?Mr. J. Hayes, manufacture of saddler trees, was held to bail on Saturday evonim; last, upon a charge of having itolen a quantity ef saddle trees from Mr. Spooner, a boss saddle tree manufacturer, in Evei^ street. Mr Hayes was formerly foreman to Spooner, and the latter alleges that the theft was perpetrated by Mr. Hayes while in that capacity. On the other hind, Hayes denies the charge, and saya he will be able to prove it ia'a conspiracy got up to injure him in his business. Pcalbed to Death.?A child of Mrs. Pritchard, whe resides at the corner of Concord an1 Pearl streets, waa so badly scalded on Saturday last by the content* of ft coffee pot, that it died the same evening. rn Before Judge Edmonds. Drcistorrs.?Aug. 24?L*wii Stf'nman and CKri$Han Dotchrr ads Jahn Shotwell and Ctaut D"tcher?Motion liy defendants to set aside judgment upon warrant of attorney. on the ground of duress ; the defendant Steinman alleged to he in the actual custody of the sheriff at the time of the execution, and Urate luring joined a* lurety. It appear* Stein man wai arretted under a Stilln-ell warrant, and after arreat, and without the advice of in attorney, executed tho warrant. Judgment as to him let a<>ide without cost*, and denied ai to Urote with costs, and plaintiffs allowed to amend record aad execution by striking out name of defendant Steinman. Writ H Carlnck, ads. J H. Hvtchini?Motion to ?et aside judgment on report of referee, ou the ground the same was not referable under the statute, and the rule for judgment entered before the lapse of tea days,?bald the irregularities, beth waived by lap?e ef time, (13 terms.) and a payment by delendant iipou jidgmnn* ?ince knowledge of the irregularity. Motion denied, bat without cost*. In Ch-tmlNsrs. Uelore Judge KdmoBdl. Atro. 54 ?Habeas Carpue?In re. AdnlpKvt Thii morning the body of Adolpbua Kraeli wu brought before Judge tldmomls, to be Oischargeti lrom the Caiirortiia Regim.-nt now at Governor's Island. On th? part jf Colonel Steven on, it was contended that .lanter Krack had nei'her parents or matter iu thi? coaatry? that they retired in Oermaay, auJ h^viat; consented to his coming here, they thereby agreed to sancrj >a hi* let. Judge Edmonds laid that <Wtrin* was g?od, provided there wa i do express statute on the ?u>j*rt ; but n thit ciise there was a statute whi<".li declare* that tne onsont of parents or guardian should be obtained, anil ho would, therefore, order 'he bor to ba discharged. l"he person in attendance for Colonel Stev#L.?^n, than :le<"lared he would havo Mr. Krick arrested apain for obtaining goods under false pretences, to wif, del lies, rations, Sic. Master Krack was dischKrgpd, but we have not heard whether the gallant Colonel has cairied hi* threats into exsoution or not. Literary Intelligence. We l*om that the Kxerrises of Commencement at Marietta College, Ohio, wero remarkably ir>?eie?tinj. The late able aud diatinguished President, l)r. J H Liasley, resigned, and was succeofad by i'rofassor Henry Smith. At a ptibltc meeting helJ in MaMetta. Ohio, measure* were taken to erect a new College biiiliiinj, i-l by 89 feet, intended lor Lccture rooms aal Laboratory. The Institution is now ia a flourishing conditien. ? Cincinnat Chronicle. A* the Annual Commenoemeat of the We* e'Uieserve College, Okie, the degree ef X. B. w.>s?'4 s on 16 members of the graduating class, and flL <1 igireotA. M. on 12 Alumni of the' ollege. The ?/*>' M. D. in regular course upon *3 gentlemen; afso?t fir Honorary Degree of L L D. upon Wm. L. Stonri, Instructor of Law, in Yale College. The Annual Cemmencement of F.ast Tennessee University, took place at Itnoxville on the 9th instant The degree of A. B was conferred oa aiz young gentleiaea, and that of A. M. on three. Professor Silliman. of New Haven, will deliver a oeurte ef Lectures on Oaology and Mineralogy, at Pottavill*, i tt., iit;xi momu. The anaual commencement of Harvard College, wil* J take place on the 2*k Inst At the late commencement at Dartmeath College, the honorary decree of L. L. D. was conferred upon Coleael Hj Iranus Tnajer, formerly Commandant at the U. I. Military Acadcmy, at West Point, a* well aa upon the Hen. Richard Fletcher, of Bottom. Gov. Pratt ha* offered a reward of 8200 for th? apprehension of negro George, who killed Mr. Jene Cook, in Charles county, Md.on the 14th im'ant. The murderer u thui de?cr:bed in the itarernot'i proclamation : " The said negro Weo'ge is of a lilack color, bit hair lon< and hu?hy, ahnu* ft te?t 9 inches high, anu about 46 years of one."?Haltimore Jim. ?4uj 34. LarokCakoo ?The ship Roscoe, Ricker,clear* rd a' thi? port on F i id ay oi'liiM week for Rotter* iin'iii wiih :rai uinin unu o itinvii noioi tonacco ; 14,000 hhi and barrel ?tav#? ; A burreU flour and 63 do md?a.? Lyjord'i Ball. Prict Current PolliUnl Int4tlllg?n*?. Hon Ephraim H Foatur, lata whig candidate forOoTtrnor of TeBDeifce, declines being a candidate for ra? election. Sbriovs Aociditt ok thk Okio Stage R?ai> ? On tbe morning ef Sunday last, the 16 k mat., a very serious nccident happened on the road from Mount Vernon, (Ohio,) to Cleveland?my about two miles from Londonviile?by the upsetting of a stage roach, in which severnl of the passenjyera were very hadly injured. On# gentleman by the nnme of Lennox, who wm riding on the top of the coach, was thrown some ?ix'y fevt down a steep hill, and was so badly brus>?d a? te mnke it doubtful whether hu wmla nvr rivover I bree ot*?-ts, inside of the coeeh, hart th*-ir collar Inines b'oken, itid head?an<l i?mi badly cut opfn?tluee or four crippled in th? leg*, and the remainder mere or less bruised and so talc bed i no cedent occurred *bout half aa hoar before tin? light, while most of the passengers were sonnd a*leep The ststte eoach beloaijed to M ?s-i. Neile Mocre & Co.'n line, and intended to carry only nine or ten pns*t'ngern at the turtheat, which complement wan put into the conch at Columbus, the starting point. On arriving at Mount Vernon, a further number was crammed in, much to the annoyance of the rest of the passengers, making in all fourteen in number, with their osge?gc, which completely overl'?*dt'd the coach and made it top-heavy To this may be attributed th? principal cause of the accident, together wiiii the u*rel?ss>ie*s of the driver. I rnako this known for tin; ben-'ftt of ih?i friend* of the gentlemen shove mentioned, and partly t* ex nose the outrageous manner in which traveller* are duped, kmi their lives planed in dAnger^bf the ndfUun'M t)f uge.ooncu agent* wad contractors, in ouuulif kmm m4 v?U?t** A

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