Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 2, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 2, 1846 Page 2
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! NEW YORK HERALD. Xf? V I'll. Wi (Inrsttay, Soplrmlji r 4, |K40. Stcum fhlp II rli a it In. This steamer is in lier lil'eenth dr.y. It is therefore titne that she was at Boston. Tlie Important < from Mexico? Singular CUaln of tCvfiiti?ilHnla Anna Again ? Power. Although it wa* expected that Santa Anna would Bg-iin soon be at tlie head of the Mexican government, yet die news we published yesterday orln? m"na! arrval at Vera Cruz, and taking the lend in the revolutionary movement, created considerable ex iitement anion# ilie political and com mere .il ciicles in this city thronghont the day. btoc.;s in Wall street, the thermometer of men with smalt means, were alfected, and the public appear to be somewhat anxious to learn what will be die result of our peace mission to Mexico, now that Santa Anna is in power. It is p.ob ibly clear enough to our government; ard ,is we yesterday threw out the idea that the olFor of peace would be delivered by Coiniiio^orw Connor to Santa Anna, we will now i^ive a fciu^u'ar chain of facts, or events, to prove that the latter may b? the means of a speedy ponce. But it will be a3 well to bear in mind that Santa Anna has hitherto been rather a slippery diploma' ist. Now for a few facts: Wam 9*nta Anna was before in power in M x c i, : i :ro \V is n certain Mr. Morphy, the son of a i Irishman by a Spanish lady, who, from ratli-r an ob-cn e position, rose to the condition of financial a^<-nt to the govsrnment. He resided in the city of Mexico, and became very successful in finanentl speculations,and in the course ofa few years x> 'I' I ? haid<ome fortune, wiili which lie purchased an estate near London, to which he afrei ward* retired, and acted as Mexican Con- * enl i>? Luidon, from which oiiice lie was removed j by Karly in June last, Mr. Morphy suddenly arrived in tliisco intry from England, in the ! steamer H b Tnia, and immediately repaired to VV^iihing'Oa A'ter holding several intervii'.v* cvitti ih'? President, and certain members of the Cabinet, Mr. Morphy proceeded South, in company with a certain Si^nor Tainariz, who pUo suddenly >pruni?into existence in this country, and who was formerly a member of Santa Anna's Cabinet, and if we rtcolUct rightly, Secretary of the Trrf i -n y. S.gnor Tainariz stopped at Charleston, wlvro be charttred a steamer to take him to llavam, at nn "xpense of eight thousand dollars, while- Mr. M irphy proceeded to New Orleans, ! where immediately chartered a vessel to take 1 him to Vera Cruz lie was treat d with all re- | spect. by Commodore Connor, in consequence o'" a pasanort given him by the President of tho ' Uni> d States. and he landed at Vera Cruz without interruption. It svas asserted that Mr. Morphy \-'iu an a_-< rr fir som- Knglis-h bond-holder* n i l that he had g me to M- xico in that capacity. He pro! ibly was do'hed with powers as tho ag-nt uf -omo English stook companie-i, but to p.- irr.ve or sec-ire inn interests 01 rus principals, i* piobubly but ilie ostensible object of his visit to M'-xirn. Tl\e teal c.tuse, we suspect, lies deeper under tin; stuf.iee, and of this ?i(>t?s rtrrins. S ) netinv* in June la*t, Alexander S>idell M ic- i kei.Z ", a brother of the Hon. John Slidell, was c i. <.d irotn his country residence, on the Hudson, to t ie "Sent of Government, where he received Rome instructions, and soon alter ."ailed fiotn Nor- i folk in the United States brig of war Truxton for Havana. There, it is said, he landed in full nnifo; m, and proceeded 10 the residence of Santa Anna, with whom he had several interviews. 1 The Trnxton proceeded to the Gulf, and Captain Mackenzie remained for some day* at Havana, during which a revenu ; cutter was plying otf and oa the harbor, and having frequent communis itions with General Campbell, the United States Consul at that port. Captain Mackenzie afterwards wont on boa-d this revenue Cutter and nailed for Brazos di Santiago, where he landed, and rodo acrcm the country to tho camp of frenertil Taylor. There he held an inievi >w w'itU the General, and so >n after in the cut'er, which in a few days reached New Orients, where he was announced to have arrived with important despatches for our government.? He at once repaired to Washington, and has since returned to his residence on the Hudson. According to the advices which we gave at j len-j'h in yesterday's paper, ,t appear? that San- 1 ta Anna left Havana on the 8th August, in the s'.eamer Arab, and th(Lt he arrived off Vera Cruz on the 16:h ; that he brought letters from Gen. Campbell, our Consul at Havana, at sight of which Commodore Conner permitted him to pass in- In Santa Anna's company were Signors Almonte, Itejon and Tamariz, the latter of whom, jt will be recollected, travelled with Mr. Morphy from Washington to Charleston. Santa Anna is i reported to have said to I'ommodore Connor that he desired peace, but that he would be constrained to go with the people. Sone ol the facts enu nera'ed above are sufficiently important in themselves to challenge attention ; o-t?"rs are comparatively unimportantwhen Taken singly and alone. But all taken in connection, go to prove at least the reasonable probability that Santa Anna's return was long foreseen, anil, indeed, calculated upon by our go- , vernment?that Mr. Morphy, who was a prime mover in a previous revolution in Mexico which placed Santa Anna in power, went to Vera Cm* with the countenance of our government, for the purpose of sou iding the garrison, and if possible make a diversion in lavor ol his old patron? that S gnor Tamariz had an understanding with our go ernmcnt as to the return of Santa Anna to Mexico, and its probable influence in terminating the war | that Alexander SI.dell Mackenzie was sent to Havana to confer with Santa Anna?that our consul nt Havana had an understanding with Santa Anna, that he would, upon regaining power in his own country, favor the promotion of peace between M-xico and the United State*; and that this politic j General sees that Mexico can never hold out | ngain?t the United States; and we believe that in this opinion he is concurred with by both Reion and Almonte, notwithstanding that the latter left this country with tho most hostile feelings to this country. Theso conclusions wo do not positively draw, hot our readers would do well to bear in mind the facts wo have sta'ed. and watching 'he course of events, s ee whether or notour deductions are correct It i? a little curious at any rate, thst all thee foe's should dove-tail so nicely, and tint at tho moment our peace mission ought to reach Vein Cruz, Santa Anna makes his appearance otr that port, is permitted to land by Commodore Conner, wheels into the revolutionary line, and is a^ain bend of the Mexican government All this is a little curious at any rate, and we and every other per'on will therefore he anxious to receive further intelligence Wo arc all very desirous to learn how our peace mission is to be receit'ed, and whether or not S\nta Anna will really negotiate aud satisfy the M'-xic ?ns, by the nid of two millions ol dollars or thereabouts, that their honor is tranquiliz-jd . it is perhapi unnecessary to repeat that Santa Anna uj k vory slippery diplomat. Rut circumstancus control men, Mexicans and Cnmanches, ns well a? Chinese. _ Thk Van Nms Cask ?Our Washington correspondent made ?ome remarks in relation to this case, in his letter of yesterday, which, as they ini^ht lead ro u prejudgement of the case, we do not wish to L>e understood as endorsing. In fact, it is a private mutter, and we desire to keep entirely ch ar of it. We request our corres|>ondent* in future to leave this controversy to the decision - '1 II J L LIL' _l.ll. _ Irregularity or tub Mails.?Tlio frequent cjmplaints of the pres*, and of our citizen*, of the irregularity of the post office department in this and other cities, have at length reached the Postmaster General at Washington, and that worthy official has determined to correct the evil, ii possible. With this view, we are informed he has deputed William J. Brown, Esq., Second Assistant Postmaster General, to proceed on i a tour of inspection, visit the principal cities on 1 the sea board, and in the interior?especially New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Albany? ascertain the causes of irr-gularity, and report the same to him, to be obviated for the future, if DOsnible. We are much gratified at this determination of Mr. Cave Johnson, as it exhibits a praiseworthy desire to relieve the community from the annoyances and embarrassments it h:is suffered lor a long time past. The selection of Mr. Brown, too, is judicious; for from what we hear of that Ktntleinan's talents and business acquirements, we are confident that the mission " ill be attended with the fullest and most perfect success. This gentleman will make a searching enquiry into the manner of conducting the aff.iirs of tha office* which he is commissioned to visit, and make such suggestions and alterations as he may deem requisite, in discharging from the service of the government both postmasters and clerks, which suggestions will be carried intoelle*t by the l'ostmas erGeneral immediately. We hope that no obstacle will be thrown in his way, and tha' every facility will be atlbrded him in fulfilling his mission, as the public at large is interested in the remit. Wo will vcntnro to offer a suggestion to Mr. Brown, in regard to the manner in which the affairs of the office in this ciiy is conducted that needs a correction. We tire satHaciorily informed that some of the clerks iu that establishment, for certain reason-, entertain ill will towards some particular newspapers in this city?the Herald is, perhaps, among them?and that those papers ! fail in reaching sub-cribers more frequently than | others against which no such pique is entertained. ; Now, if this be ihe ease, and we are assured of ! its truth, it certainly demands to be investigated. We are further informed that it is immaterial at what t me the latter papers are received at the post-office?whether it be ten minutps or half an hour alter the regular time for closing the mails? those papers invariably are forwarded to their I places of destination, while the others fail when deposited in proper season. Again?we suggest 1 that we receive more complaints from subscribers at the East of th non-receipt of the Herald in due season, than from all the other points com bitied. From this we are led to behove that there | is room for improvement or radical change in the ! persons employed in that partirulur branch of the New Yo'lc post-.iffice. If the clerks on the " east table" are remiss, they ought at once to be discharged. It has been urged by the friends of Mr. Morri, and of the Postmaster General,* that chore is a deficiency of clerks in many of the post offices which precludes the prompt and efficient transaction of busmess, but that the evil cannot be remeilii'il PYfpnt hv P*rinirrASA- lifrniup th? have no means wherewith to pay for additional assistance, except the commissions accruing in their respective offices, which, under the new postage law, are not sufficient to pay a greater number than is at present employed. These commissions are fixed by act of Congress at a certain sum, to include all the expenses of each office, including rent, salaries of the Postmasters and their clerks?in fact, every thing. Neither the | Postmaster in New York, nor the Postmaster I General in Washington, has power, by law, to apply any o'her fund to that object. We are satisfied that there is a good deal of truth in this, and that a sudden and great acctt mula'ion of business will al<vays produce an un- , avoidable increase of mis'akes and confusion, but wo were the strongest advocate for the cheap postage sy-tem ; we were willing to suffer, and expected to be incommoded by the change, and this wo Wi'.e willing to submit to for the ntihlic good, until, in course of time, the defects with j remedied. But we cannot concede, in the faoe j of what we have above suggested, that the gla- . ring irregularities arid wilful neglect that lias characterized the business of the post office in this city, particulaily since the beginning of the session of the State Convention, can be attributed to these causes. Wo are convinced that something is rad cally wrong tli* re, which ought to be remedied speedily. We trust Mr Brown will institute a rigid scrutiny into this office. Telegraph from Washington to New Or- j leans ?We und rstand that D. Bravo, Esq., proprieior of the commercial news roems in New ' Orleans, and well known as one ?of the most enterprising men of the present age, is now in this city endeavoring to make arrangements to have the magnetic telegraph extended from Washington, D. C., to the city of New Orleans. The project will undoubtedly succeed, because ' Mr. Biavo never undertook any thing yet Ciat ho did not perfect. It is desirable on many accounts that we should have a magnetic communication with our h brethren in the Crescent City?particularly so ! ainott tin* a nnovalinn a( Ti?yu Pir tl\a cir?r% iai_ tion ot that territory, we became poss ss?'d of an : immense cotton-growing region, if not superior, : at all events cqu <1, to the rest of our Southern j States in producing that great staple. Hence the importance oi informing our Southern neighbors of the state of the foreign markets immediately on the arrival of every steamship from the old world. We have no doubt that the establishment of a magnetic communication between New York and New Orleans would be a highly profitable I undertaking, and one which, under the guidance : of Mr. Bravo, would offer the belt opportunity for 1 investment that we know of. : OrE.ning or hik Ca mtaion - We perceive that a call has been published lor a public meeting of the hard fisted and huged pawed democracy of tire city, this evening, at Tammany llall, to con- j gratul te eich other, and their brethren throughout the Un'orr, on the triumph of their measures in the last Congress This may bo regarded as the first shot in the | fall campaign. Many <?! the most distinguished members ofCon- ! ' gress are invited to be present, including the Hon. Felix G. MeConnell, of Alabama. Tins meeting ! will be highly interesting, as developing the loco- , tfirt r * for th*? .1 ?r. .? UIU ?^iirar.ii:iC, I shall publish a lull and perfect report of all that may transpire on the ocrn? on. Diplomatic Movc*rtr? ?His Excellency, the Conto d'Bodisco, who has been for several days at the Astor Home, left yesterday for Washington. TriRKS Island ?-We are indebted to a commer- i cial Cnend t.?r a file of the Turks Hand Gizttte, j printed at Grand Cays The temperance cause I is finding advoc ites on the Island. The paper of the 11th August, s ty* : ? " We hope the great scarcity of provisions, and the in quiries slier Mvtfi in general, at these Islands, will uortly be alleviated bv our friends the Americans, to j whom we are principally indebted for our supplies." United Slslia i:omuili?lonrr?' Office. Before Commissioner vlorton. Akpt. i ?Chtrgt of .Inmil with a Ijangtroui tl'tav?n.?The cate of Jsme* Wilson, who w?? arrested >e?I terdny on a char** of attempting to strike William Hoag. the mate, w.th an axe. whs investigated by the (nnimis-ioiirr thu morning. and the complaint dnmii.-e 1. I Warrants were then ixsiied lor the arrest of Heag.anl ; Michael llaker, tue captain, 011 a chatge ol inflicting cruel and unusual punisnment 011 Wilson, the cook. Const t alriiiiai ?l'hls<lsy< Common I'trn,- i7. ,<J, 34,36, ?7, 88, 44 to 63 inclu Affairs op the Home Squadro.n ?We give in another column a letter from the squadron, giving the details of the attack on Alvarado, and the reasons of its want of success. There is no doubt that Commodore Conner is a brave and experienced officer, but the attack on Alvarado should not have been unsuccessful. The Commodore should certainly have ascertained before hand whether the assault was practicabl and, if not, he should not have attempted it. Bat having once made the attack, he should have carried the town at all hazards. It there were UilUuiilties, ttiey snouiu nave ueen a^ceruuneu iuiu means taken to avoid them. Tiiis is the second unsuccessful attack made by our navy since the commencement of the war. Tarnpico whs attempted before, and abandoned We trust that the vessels of light draught now pro" ceeding to join the squadron, will be found sufficient 'o ensure the success of the next attack that will be made on any of the Mexican towns. We repeat, we have every confidence in the bravery of Commodore Connor, but the failure of two successive attacks on towns which have very inconsiderable defences, proves that there is some fault somewhere. Commodore Connor has now a force under h:s command, sufficient in numbers, discipline, and courage, to carry out any enterprise, however daring. Ho commands at present the largest American squadron that has ever been uflaat since the I demonstration before Algiers in 1815. It consists of the following vessels :? Frigates Cumberland, (ting "Hip,) Potomac, and Raritan. Sloops of War John Adam*. 8t Mary'? and Kalmouth Mteatner* Miisiasippi and Priuoeton.. Unga Somen Titnton. PorpoNe and Perry Schooner* Flirt, Peticl Bonita and Itenfer?mounting in all ittsgun?. To the?e may he added the Spitfire and Vixen, now on their way to join tlio squadron. The equadron is disposed of as follows:- ? I 11*3 JuIIII dimuia IIIW.UUIIIH inili|'K.U. j no ill. .1101 j ? and Porpoiso off Vera Cruz. Tlio Flirt on her way from Pen?acola with the mails lor the squadron. Tho llaritau 011 her nay (by the last accounts) lor Vera Cruz. The remainder of the squadron are with the Commodoie at Anton Lisardo, twelve miles south of Vera Cruz. This place is selected as being more healthy than the immediate vicinity ol'Vera Cruz. Much has been expected from tho squadron, as it is known that it is capable of any thing that can be effected by any fleet in the world. We trust they may have an opportunity of showing their ealibre if the war continues. Our navy has been since the lus war the most popular arm of the service. The army has already covered itself with glory on two well contested battle fields. Should the war continue, our n >vy should have an opportunity to distinguish itself. When at the commencement of the war, our squadron was not by any means so strong as at present, we expressed ourselves confident of the success ol an attack on San Juan D'Ulloa. Now that it is stronger in every way, we are still more confident of the sue doubt, had some good reason Cor acting as hedid in abandoning the attack, of Alvarado. We would not be understood as throwing a single suspicion on his bravery or energy. His conduct in going to the relief of General Taylor early in May, and the energy he there displayed, WQuld ; be sufficient to assert his claim to the character of an efficient officer, notwithstanding what the letter writers say. We trust, however, that the matter m*y bo satisfactorily explained. Theatricals, die. Park Thcathe.?The present engagement of Mr. and Mrs Kean teems to be attended with the tame character, istics as preceding onoi. Crowded houses, inimitable acting, satisfied audiences, and a plethoric treasury, are the results of liberal management Last evening, notwithstanding the heat of the weather, every part of the house was filled, and the thrilling interest excited by Mr Kean's Adrxstus, and Mrs, Kean's Ion, served to throw ono from the present into the pant Those who ever saw Ellen Tree represent the character of Ion would have ' thought the delineation already perfect, but let them ?ee I 'her now. when perfection is attained Mr Barry uud Mrs Abbatt supported ably their parts as Medon and Clemwnthe. That most excellent f.irce of " Deaf as a i'ost " was admlraidy performed. Messrs Bellamy. Bait and Dyott mo nightly securing increased favor with the public, This evening, the comedy of ' Much Ado about Nothing" will be iierfonned Beatrice is one of the best of Mis. Kean's characters. .Mr Kean sustains the part of Benedick. 'I lie farce of the " Bengal Tiger" will conclude the evening's performances. Bowr.ar?Miss Dean appeared last evening as Julia' j in Sheridan Knowles's play of the " Hunchback," with j No a fie as Master Walter, and Clarke as Sir Thomas Clif- | ford i< iss Dean has many faults to correst before she j attains excellence in the part of Julia Her declam ttion is mouthed, and hur intonitions are by no means judicious 8he tries to dj too well and overdoes It. She can become n great actresi if the will only correct her present faults stia has a beautiful figure and at eye that makes it-elf felt as well as seen. We shall continue to point out her faults as they occur to us vir NeuIVs Vakter Walter was really a tine pieco of acting. The | part was well conceived and powerfully acted. Mr. Clarke's Sir Thomas Clifford was good, mote particularly as it is not an impulsive part Mr Clarke in most of his range of parta is not impulsive enough. To-night the ' Lady ot Lyon*." Mi?s Dean as Paul'iia. and Mr Neatie as Claude Melnot?and the drama of tho " Rakes Progress." Obekfiwich Thratre.?Notwithstanding the intense he ?t of the weather, the Greenwich Theatre, undor the unit* man iRfmem 01 nr. rrecr, continues iu ue visiiea nigh'l} liy the patrons 01 the drnma, in the upper part of ' the city. Mr. Fieer deserves encouragement for hi* un- j tiring ?.eal in sustaining the character of his establish ment for producing attractions of evei-varyin< merit ami interest, ami we doubt not he will receive it. The bill for this evening is the "Lady of Lyons," a uew local extravaganza called the "Kio liranJe Volunteer," | anil the standaid dram* of "lack ShepjKird, the riou>ebreaker." vir. Fieer, Mr Chapmao, Mr. Stevens, Mrs. | Jones. Miss Creuford, Miss UraKe, and the whole of the company will appear in these pieces. Castle Garden,?The oppressive heat of the weather renders it absolutely necessary for the people to seek coolness wherever it can be obtained, and where can greater relief be found than within the precincts of this charming spot. The amusements afTirded by the music from the orchestra, and the pleasure of witnessing the , magnificent < nsmoramas, together with the cool sea : breeze, are attractions to be had at no other place. Am'h Street Theatre, Philadelphia.?Burton has ! made a very good hit, at this theatre, in bringing out i the drama of tho " French Spy." Miss Chapman, a now j engagement there, has succeeded in filling the house, i and winning the loudest applause lrom the audience. We are assured that Burton is a- comical as ever in the i part of Tony Mr. K. Shaw is eliciting much attention Itoni his superior performance of Iri?h characters The | celebra'.eii play of ' The King of tkc Commons," which had such a inn in Kngland, will soon be brought out in a j magnificent st\ le. :L^ JL-I.1L -l-Jg--?ggg^g" ~L'ILllLJgCity latolllRenre. AhmvAt. or Ehighai* .?Annexed are the anivtls of passengers at thi? port during the inouth of August, 1946?entered at the Cuitom House : From Gt*?t Britain, 7,184 " France 4.670 " Belgium 1.S60 " Bremen 1,0 >0 " Hamtiurg, 9^1 " Holland " Norway,. ' Ill " Sweden, 115 " Pruieia , V7 ' Other parte I 214 Total passengers,. 16,21*2 Fkuit awd Mi-sic.?There if an odd ?ort of genius who may be fcen driving a horre and a good business in our streets, though his principal notoriety is all in a horn. Perched on the apex of a cart, be coaxes his Tloftinante into a walk, am) the people of Gotham into a bargain His stock thoral is made of hair, and stock negotiable of fruit, though both are his supporter* In life. At all hours of the day he blows blasts and oonnter-blasts on a cracked trumpet, to induce the inhabitanta in revenge to in ?lul?ce in a blow oat on hi* poaches, and the national airs of our country are ever a fruitful subject for his dulcet trains. In all seriousneta, we hope he may prosper in his loud culling; for he i? industrious and frugal, and though he often put* a horn to his lips, is a temperate man. We hope ha will be allowed lo wag on through the street* till hi* old ago is as ripoas ono of his own melons David Hewlett.?The body of this unfortunate young man was brought on from Philadelphia, last night, in the cars It was found veelorday morning, on the Jersey shore, a few miles below Gloucester Point. The Oulick Guard* will meet this oMrning. at 8 o'clock, at their armory, to attend the funeral ef their deceased comrade, which takes place from 1W Hester street, at 10^ o'elock. Heat or the Weather.?Yesterday the thermometer rose at noon to 88, being ten or twelve degrees higher than that ol tho same date (1st September) for the last nine years. VisiTEai.?Tho influx of strangers into the city just now is immense. Tho greater part consist of country merchant*, who aro butuy engaged in making purchases for the fall season. Thr Rcss Patkmewt is not vet finished. The omnibuses. however, paatover part ot it; and, so far, it promises to answer tne most sangaine expectation* of the projector*. Mad Don.? A mad dog was hunted yesterday through Market utreet, and ran toward! Chatham square, wun two or three darkies in pursuit. Thr Strks:ts.?Chatham street is still in a mo?t di a graceful condition. The pave ment if crying out for repair*. rononr?'? Off?c?.?StrT 1.?Accidental Dratk.?The Coroner held an inquest at the city hospital, on the body of Patrick Boyle, horn in Ireland, who came to his death by accidentally Tailing from a ladder on the corner of Chatham and Oliver stieets. It appears the pfor fellow wm aacending the ladder with a hod of mortar on his shoulder, when, missing his hold, fell headlong down, breaking his spine, by which injury he died. Verdict accordingly. City Convention. Tho Convention met last evening, at 5 o'clock, Dr. William* in the chair, after a month's recess, and the member* looked well, after their variou* excursions to Coney Island, and the numerous watering place*. Tho minute* of the last meeting were read and approved. Various documents were received and ordered on the filo. One from the clerk of the Marine Court, stating the aggregate amount of suits commenced in that court for the years 1644 and 1S45. Suite in IB44 2,078 " 1S43 2,31.i Judgments in 1844 999 " 1845 1,295 The report was referred hack to the clerk of the Marine Court, with further instruction* A communication was recci?eJ from the utreot commissioner, in answer to a resolution of inquiry. It was not read, and was ordered to be laid on the table. Report from the committee on the accountability of public otlicers. Ordered to lie printed. Report of committee on division of the city into ward* and election districts, in relation to dividing the city into 18 wards. a? at preseut, and prescribing boundary line*, wl'h ?onie little alteration from the present oues Mr. Graham offered a resolution proposing to refer back, with instiuUioiH to the committee to inquire into the expediency of dividing the city into 16 wards, equali7ing an far as practicable the number of voters for each ward Laid on the table, ordered to be printed, and referred t.i committee of the whole. Drathnf IValtrr Roumt, Ktq ?Aid. Pcrdt moved that the Convention give some expression of sympathy in relation to the death of tho late Mr. Bowne. Mr. Crapd seconded the motion. All Pi-hdy moved to reconsider a motion that had 1 been mule an I passed, that when the Convention adjourn, it do adjourn to meet at 5 o'clock. Mr Frkwum considered that the Coiivention had heavy j labors before it. and though he was willing to ofl'er every respect to the memory ol the late Mr. Bowne. still he was of opinion that this Convention ought nut to adjourn. . Aid Mksskrole trusted that the gentleman irom the i 2nd, on consideration, would withdraw hi* opposition to the motion before them. The high character and virtues j of the deceased, demanded a public expression of respect Mr. Graham here offered the following resolution : ? Resolved, That this Convention has learned with deep regret the death of their distinguished fellow citizen Hon Walter Bowno. formerly a Senator Irom this district, and, moro recently, Mayor of this city ; and in that in testimony of their re*|>ect for his moniory, and for his eminent public and private virtues the members of this body will wear the usual badge ol mourning for thirty davs, and that this Convention will attend h>s funeral in a fiodv. That a committee ol three members be sppointed to make the necessary arrangements on the part of thisonvei.tiou. Mr Krk>ch had a high respect for the memory of the deceased, and had no objection to the passage of the resolution ol regret. and that the members wear a ba Ige of mourning for 30 days, hut was not willing that they snould attend Uie funeral in consequence of the press of business Aid I'urdv moved that when the Convention adjourn, it ad journ over to meet on Thursday next at 5 o'clock. Adopted. The Convention adjourned to meet on Thursday at 6 o'clock, P M. Messrs. Gralum. Messerole and Aid. Purdy, being appointed as acomuiitteo in relation te the funeral of the late Mr Bowne. Court or Special Sessions. Before the llecorder and two Aldermen. 6ept. 1? Susan Harvey .charged with stealinga hearth rug worth $3, from the store No. 60 Canal street, was a-ijudged guilty, and consigned to the city prison for oue month Thomas Kavanagh, (or committing an assault and battery on Officer Wooldridge, of tbe 6th waid, was also

found guilty, and consigned to the city prison 15 daya. Caroline Phillips, for assaulting Sarah Brown, wm doomed to one day's confinement in the Tombs. William Collin* was then placed at the baron a charge of stealing four silver spoons. He was adjudged guilty, and sent to the Penitentiary for the term of six months". kli/.aheih Sands was next tried and found guilty of stealing $4, for which otlence she was booked lor two months residence on Black well'* Island. Joseph vlcCnlloiifh, ctiarged with committing an assault and batter) on Thomas Ityan. plead guilty, was sent to the penitentiary for one month Thomas McDonald was then placed at the bar on a chaige of embezzling small sums of money at various times Irorn his employer, F.dward Murray. The court ioutid him guilty, and aent him to the penitentiary lor three montns. John I'homas, charged with stealing a trunk from Harriet Riley, plead guilty, and was sent to the lalaud for th ret> months. John Bliss was next placed at the barfor stealing aorne books alleged to be worth $3. He wua adjudged guilty, and consigned to a cell in the city prison for 15 day*. Mary Ana Phalon was then tried on a caarge ot stealing a watch and a small sum of money, (the was also found guilty and remanded to her quartern in the city prisou for 15 daya. Jacob Van Dyke, John Thompson and Lewis Smock, three Uds of ebony dye, were then placed at the bar, on a charge of stealing nine baskets, worth about $3, but the complainants tailing to appear and testify, they were remanded to prison until Kriday next. movement* of Travellers.. It was evident from the face of the registries of the principal Hotel* yesterday, that the current of travelling to and throti^h the city has subsided, at least as much as to render the present incumbents at each of them, less liable to inconvenience. Nevertheless, the diminution is scarcely perceptible. There are many on their return lion in luced to ' hoi I over" tor the enjo> mailt of the many theatrical attractions that have hurst thus early in the autumn upon the admirers of the drama. IV n fnnn.l ul fl.n Asron?J Jones, Louisiana; Mr. Joseph, Montreal; T. Chambers, Philadelphia; T Graham, 8t. Loui?; P Ryerson. New Jersey; Dr. Martin, Alabama; J. Webb. Salem; C. Man-field, do; C Brown, Boston; I' Andrews, do; C. ( lii.'KCimg, do; M Dixon, Natchet; M Soloman. Louisville; Mr. Hurley, Ireland; M. Webb, Havana; J 8|>eed, Baltimore; V Cunningham, Georgia; H Keane. Phiiadelpwa; Dr. Page. Mobile; J Wilson, Buffalo; J. Washburn. Savanaah; W II imil'.on. B iltimore; T. Lookwood, Troy, C. S. Coleman, do; R. Rogers, Virginia; H. Rogwrs. Button; C. 3 Eaton, Rochester; H.Chanberlain, Worcester; Arnold, Boston, F Ward, Kentucky: O Ouest. Baltimore, J Forney, Alabama; H Burroughs, Philadelphia; R Jenka, Malanzas; J. Bale*, Alabama. City?Captain Van Ness,' Bolton; W Kent, do; K. Simmonds, *t. Tnornas: J. Ed vards, Washington; Dr. Edwarda, Unitori states Army; T. Richards,Philadelphia; M. Feshi.do; Mr. Fox, do; W. McCulUeh, Washington; M. Mayer, do; B Leebrook, Alabama, J Daly, Kentucky; J Thurston, Lancaster; E Cornshj*', Pennsylvania; R Coleman, Richmond; I. Howley, Illinois; J. Matlock, Arkan-as; captain Dufrey, Ne# Orleans; R. White, Virginia. Khahslin?B Sleere, Connecticut; T. Kenney, do; J. Smith, do; J Oeshard, Schoharie; C. Gorman, Norwalk; N Leonard, 8aco;S Oooid, North Carolina; J Richards, do; R Murphy, do; J Biggs, do; C Campbell, N Orleans; | W L> man. Siraiii.ah; J t.atrirop, Georgia; F tloore, We-llield, E Simpson, Hudson; I). DaUell. Egromont; | W Reed, Wiaconsin; H. Smith, Mobile; E Ro*?, 1'roy; W David, New Orleans; E Patch, Chicago; O. Hatha wav, Charleston. Howakd ?Mr Hartley, Montreal: M. McPheraon, d?; K vV oo'lnitr, Syracuse; J. Dana, Now Haven; S. St. John, Hudson; A. Hall, Geneva; M. Morrin, Virginia; C.( Keep, Boiton; \V Wilton, Oanada; Captain Joy, New Orleans, A Fulton, Philadelphia; T. Holrno*, Florida; J. Olcesan, Philadelphia, U Dunn, Indiana-. T. Uuighar, Philadelphia: J. .Mochler, London; C Church, B-nton; J. Drown, New Orloan*; J Bate*, Alabama; Mr. Baldwi i. 1'oromo; M. Scudding, do, T. Simmon*, Boaton; O Hunt, Wasrungtoo; W. lUn.naii, Schenectady; J Lathrop, Boiton. The cap atone of tue Oirard _,ollege wa? placed on Saturday altornoon A very large number of person* wer? a**?mt>l>*d on the *i>ot, among whom were the Building <.ummiiip* and member* of Council*. V* *oon a* the stone wa? (laed, the na'ional en?lgn *? ran tip to the top of lie fl'tg atalt on toe large ?h?ar* wnich had been erected in Iront of the building?at that moment thr?*e che.r* were given by tha workmen employed about thu placa. Joaeph II. Chandler, K?q , de.ivereu ?n lmpre**ire and el quent aJdre**, aud then ?u?ct*tor*, |u??U and workmen sat down to autnptuoua dinner Walsut Street Theatre, I'hiladelmiia.?Our ex- | changes tell us that Mr. Collin* was received with a most crowded house on Monday evening, anil ho made the Mime impression, as a talented actor of high rank in his protasd n, thorp ?s here I. he plays us well in the ! South ?* here, he -.vill prove a trump to all managers ; who may secure him ; and we also predict a very sue- | cestful season lor the manager ol the Walnut >tiei>t | theatre, who spares no e*pi'n?e in thu engagement of talent and novelty for the public. lllutlral Int> lll^fiice. M A Zani do Kerranti, the great guitarist, has, we hear, presented his old friend, Niilip Rrnst, with a beautiful Manuscript ? ork of hi*, "Schubert's Celebrated Serenade, transcrihcrl for the guitar." With permission of the author, Mr. F.rnst has decided on publishing it, and it will he re.'tdy in a few day* Oar am?teur* will no doalit rejoice at tin* n* Mr. Kerranti is reckoned the greatest com|k>!.ei' fur the guitar now living, and that none of hi* productions have a* yet been published in thi* country. Sporting Intelligence. Quite n brilliant regatta came oft" tt New London on Saturday la?t. Ten veaaeli entered for the prite, a ailver enp,which wn? awarded by the uni|>iref, Lieut. Rodgera, U 9 N , and tt F Bollea, F.aq , to the IVngmn. The vea?el? euteied for th? race were the Miat, Native, R >ugh and Keady, Katy Mary Ann. L Maria child. Storm King, Penguin, Travellet, and O'ean Ware Tne Peguiu alio won the ra?e ai Newport a few daya ainoe. Wa would again direct the attention ofourcitixeni to the entertainment offered at < aatle Garden tbia afternoon. Mr. John Sheridan, the well known proleator of gvmnaatica at Boaton, will introduce a aeriea of aporta nnd garaea, ancli aa are ao popular among all clataei in Kngland. At Boaton and Alnany theae ? *hit?itaon- have ! t>e*n visited hy thuoaanda o( ?i-ertatora, and nothing nai ever yet oocuired to mar ihe amuaement amicipaied.? llifl.re.it ix-v.aM ma giym to the winnura in aivhery ahooiing, aln.it foot rating, leaping and other feata of agilit) or ?'rciigth, ia nlat> to tho-o who can allmli a greaaed pule, tun in a sacK, or capture a pig, Any one can he a competitor in the triala, and t? tha l^ecta'ora a fond of amu-cnicnt ia artor.led which cannot he realised without witneaaiug. Mr. Sheridan haa alwayaconlu to I the entertainment in ?urh a manner that the utmost order and decorum ia prraarved, and it ia to t>? h<>|*<l ihathia exer \ \ gl JL_ I * Poll re InttUtgenM SerT. \\^-C*ught on tht '* Snooz*."?Officer N:fen, of th? 'Jd Ward, arretted about 4 o'clock yesterday morning, quite a genteel, well dratted man, by the name of John Moore, on a charge of attempting to rob Mr Joseph Upham, of a gold watch, valued at $126, under the following very singular circumstances It appeara that Mr Upham boarded at Clark 6t Brown'*. No 86 Mailtu lane, and the sccntcd applied for a lodging oq Monday night, between II and 12 o'rlofk, laying that he lived in Brooklyn, and wag compelled to stop in New Vork that night, on account of the boat not tunning. The bar- : keeper seeing lie wan a respectable looking man. and be- ' lieving his itory, took the SO cent* for his lodging, and j showed him to room No 6. Mr. Upham occupyed room i^iu t, wiui .?ir. i uv?iui* urwu, u ineau ui .?ir uy i ham*, occupied No 6. all three on one floor. A little before 4 o'clock the next morning, m Mr. Upham lay between a ?lo/e and a sleep, his attention wan drawn to a slight noise on the tloor, and casting hi* eye over the Ei<le of hi* lied, he observed a man un lre?sed,cn his hands nn'l kiieen, very buay at his pantaloon* pocket. Mr. Uph im immediately sprang out of tied, when at that ina ant the accused jumped upon bi< feet, and his retreat being cut otfby Mr Upham, he, con<e<|uently,to make hi* way out, up fist andstiuck Mr. Upham a violent blow on the noae. making the claret fly in all directions. A struggle then ensued between the parties, Mr Upham hollowing out thieves, robbers, fcc , to alarm the inmates ol the hou?e. The rascal however, managed to get out of the room, and run back to hia own. No. ? Mr. lireen. heaiing the alarm, distinctly heard the accused pass hia (Mr. tireen's) door to go to his own room, where the cunning dog laid himself in bed and pretended to be 1 asleep. The above officer being in the neighborhood. \ wat called in who took the a cused into custody. He was { till lving In bed, when tl e ofticer went to his room, and j on his shirt quite a number of spots of fresh blood were | discovered, conclusively showing that he was the man I whom Mr. Uphaui discoveied iu his room The gold I watch was found on the floor by the pantaloons it ha- { ving been removed from the nail where it hung b, the ' window, at the other end of the room, evidently by tkc accused with inteut to steal the same. Mr Upham )s unable to identify the prisoner, as the gentlem. a who tapped hi* claret; but the evidence Is very strong against the accused, although only circumstantial from the fact ol toe accused being the onl> sti anger in the hoiwe, an t no person having lett the premises mat morning,ako, Mr. Green hearing tno accused pais hit (Mr. Green's) door to go to bin own, and the lost; although not the least, the bloody shirt, the spots ol which urn- still wet,an I several ipotxwere ou the back ??l ttie accused'* shirt near the shoulder hone, evidently done by \lr L'pliam in the contest, 1 while endeavoring to secure the rascal '1 here was like- . wise considerable blood or. Mr L'pham'? shirt, which cot- j responds with iliat on the shirt of the accused 'I'he magiftrate, Justice Osborne, directed the shirt to be taken nil' fiom the prisoner, wliich was done, and handed to the I clork, to ne used as an evidrn e on the trial On the 1 pr.soner being examined, he said ho was a tailor by trade [ and resided in Brooklyn, but refused to say what pint, and, as a matter of course, denies the charge. The Juktice held him to bail in $IOiX>, for trial, in default of which, he was committed to the tombs. Burglary.?The store of Mr. John W. Vauderwater, situated at Hempstead, Long Island, was burglariously entered on Monday Bight last, and between $300 and $-U)0 worth of dry goods stolen therefrom The rascals were traced towards New Yerk, with their plunder. So, policemen, be on the lookout, and see who is the smartest I man. Charge of Patting Bad Money.?A man, by the name ; of 8. Conklin was arrested yesterday, on a charge cf ' passing counterfeit money on Mr. James Burnett, corner ; of Courtlandt street and Broadway. Locked up for ex- | amiuation. *4rrett of a Pickpocket ?Patrick M'Dermot was caught 1 in the act ot picking the pocket of Mr. James Glass, residing at No. 73 Cannon street. Locked up. Jlnaulting a Captain.?A man called Peter Paret, who | was formerly a policeman of the 16th ward, but was dismissed for bad conduct, entered the police station house 1 oi tne lotu warn, ana commenced nsing very aousive language toward* Captain Stone, and when ordered to leave the premises, he np with an ink bottle and gave Mr. Stone a violent blow on the head. The Captain then ordered this pugnacious "Paret" to be caged, and in ttie morning Justice lioome hell him to bail to aniwer tho charge ut court. Stealing a hand carl.?A boy by the name of Charles Lewi*, was arrested yesterday, for stealing a handcart, valued at $20. belonging to Meter*. Hammer & Horton, corner of Chrystie ani Division sta. Locked up for trial. Jirrctt oja Convict.?One of the 6th wurd policemen arrested yesterday u man called Phillip Anthony Liven, an escaped convict from the Slate Prison, at Trcntoa, N. Jersey. He will be *ent buck to day to finish his term Stealing a Watch.?A lellow callod Joseph Spickerman was arrested yesterday on a charge ot stealing a silver lever watch, worth $30, belonging to Abraham W. Latliam, from on board the steamboat Kairfiei t. lyi ig at the loot of Liberty street On i earcbiug the accused the watch <vas found on his pen-on Locked up tor triul Grand Laiceny.?Otlljcr Beihlo. ot the 2d ward, ar rested yesterday a Dutchman, by the name of Augustus Okenduet, on a charge of stealing $200 in gold and silver, belonging to Richard ForcUie'.i, residing at Nu. 101 Washington street. Committed lor exa mination. Faltr Prtttnctt?Offic?r Lalor, of the Independent Police, No. 46 Centre street arieited a young man jester .a> , by the name of l'homas H H ill, on a charge of obtaining goods un ter fat-* pretences from Joseph K. Brewer, cleik to \1r E. Clark merchant tailor, No. 234 Bleecker street Locked up for examination. Common Pl> ns. Before Jui ge Daily. September 1.? Gtarzt Nichul rt. IVUliam C. Duienbury?Action of covenant On the 11th of ^iarrh, 1843. delendant leased the house and lot 2aW.1J Giand street, to tne plaintiff, at $40.) per aunuin, payuiile quartoriy. The lease contained a covenant tn.ii defendant should erect a substantial store on the lot by the first of .Way u?.l ?n lli.l /lir The plaintiff alleges that the store was not finisher), nor (IM ho KOt pousetsjoii uaiil the iJUi, which w.i? nearly a month after the time agreed upon ; ho further alleged, that the building was not put up ma aubstantiiil flu 1 wurkm inlike manner, there being a space of six inches left between the roof ><n I the gut er, through whicn the rain entered, and spoiled his goodt; that no uliop window s were put up, and that tin illy be had toquitatid give up possession ; he now Mings his action to recover compensation lor a hrcaoli ot the covenant and tor the damaice done to his goods. Tin- Ue eudaut pleaded nun rut /actum, and accord and tatnil>ic;ioa. and with the last pie i served no i e 'hat he would gi>e in evi lence on the trial of the cause tliat the gojds .<lled<e 1 to be damaged, were not the plaintiff's, but were the goods of his Mother Edward Nichull, who was in fact the real plaintiff in tte cause. Alter tome preliminary proofs given oil the part of the deli nd int, Edward Nicholl was called to provo the plaintiff* case He proved the signature (c th? agree ment between the paitics, to let the store, and also proved the value of the goods, and the amount of dam -ge they sustained, and that they weie afterwards sold at a gieat lost. On the part of the defence, several witnesses were examined to impeach the testimony of plaintifTs : witnesses. After which, the court adjourned to thil MlU.lilUI, At the commencement of the trial, a witness named William Shaw, was called on the part of the defence, to te* ify to tome preliminary facts, ui on taking the stand, he told tHe Judge that ho wished to make a few remarks. J ad Re Da'y?> ou may pioceed, but you muit address yourkeif to the ourt. (I'tVneti.? Neither myself or the perauarion to which I belong, are of 'hi* wo Id We do not believe iuswearing, by either Heaven or earth, or by anything above or below tho ear'h. We do nut believe in auj goverumcut or form of government, or in tukmg ol oaths, or in niak ng of declarations, or affirmations We ohcy tho law, j>.1 y uur tithes and taxes, and keep the peace. Judge Daly? i ou are au excellent citizen, sir ; you may go down United States Dl-nlct Court?In Admiralty. Before Judge Bett* SerT. 1.?John H. Olmttead v*. Tke Sltamhaat Sandurky.?This was a cage of collision It appeared Irom the j libel, that on the evening of the 7th ot November, 184fi, the schooner Ann VJ., of 7fi tons, of which the plaiutilf ,s master and owner, was lying at anchor off 13th or 14th street, in the stream about one-third of the way across the Hudson liver, with lights on board, anil had a sufficient crew, to wit: four men. The schooner at the lime was lying with bows directly up the river, about north and south ; the Sandusky enrae jown the river westward of the schooner, having in tow several barges or canal boats, full freighted, und in attempting to go to the eastward of the Ann M., caused one of the ba-ges lo strike her in the bows, bieaking her breast-hook or saddle, w hich is the wooden work that covers the bowsprit, and also tore away the liguie head, ami caused other seiious damage te the schooner to the amount of $?S>. besides loss ol time. Ike , .and prays lor a sale of the a:eamboat, her tackle, Sic. For the deletion it was insisted that the collision was occasioned h> the suddeu sheering ot the schooner to th? eastward, and nearly aliwart or quartering the river, so as to narrow the passage hetween the docks and schooner,, as the steamboat with her tow was going down the river betwoen the schooner and the wharis along shore, w hich was caused by the luiamaoageraeiit of tbos* on hoard the i schooner, and coucluues t>y graying that ihe liliel may be discharged. Adjourned to this morning, l-or libellant, W. Jay Hasket; for claimant, Mr. Vau 8intford. New Publlt-ntlous. Wo notice, with a great dml of pleasure, that a brother of Maior L. P Montgonwry, who was killed at the ! buttle of the Horse Hhoe, while lighting under General Jackson, is about to publish a bioginnny ot that dlsiin' guished ajid lamented officer It will be a highly intei resting pioduction, as, besides the life of Major Montgomery, it will contain a sketch of the events of the last ; war and of the distinguished officers rng?gnd in it.? Among the names of >ukscrit>?is for the work are those I of James K Colli Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun. I homes II Benton, R M. Johnson, <>eo M Dalian, all tbe Senators, Genet alt, Member* ol'Congress, aud eminent , men ?f every cla?s i Ukd.iwooo lLi.u?T*4r*D ? A series of picturesque monuinentul views Uy Jaines Shriilie Tart I K. Martin, New Y ork This is a publics!.on of views ol Ortenwood Cemetry, in highly fiuiihed line engiavii g, from drawings tnken on the spot The engraving* a.eexecuted in Ihe highest sty le of art They are equal.u not sn^rior, | to anything tha. It a j over I'een done in this country in tho way of ngiuiiug. The woik is furnished to sub] scrii<ers only. I Chimbkhi's I <riisM?nos ron rnn Pr.optt, No I ? Zieber St Co , Philndalpitia ? We conii lor tliii one ol' tha mo?t important work* ever i??ued fioro the American iircst. It ii a complete encyclopedia af u?e'ui know UilRi) on every aabjact on whirh inloi matiot. i* necej. nary It if to be completed iu Id numners, al Ji ccnil a nam bar. Hmili. n.iori o* 9vbikct(, N.h 3, 4 an lfl? L?a V Blaiiobard, rbila l.-lphi? Thcue liuio i.ook tieat of a variety of ?nhjecti in nutory aul philosophy They re well worth peiu?al 8t*t?:mht or IUhoii by iivorga Bunt) -John Allen, New Vork?Tnia u a matcmcnt l>y I'roieMor Bush, of hl? iea*on?for adopting lue doctrine* ol Sweieii'orjf The aiRii nent* are put with the protestor a u<u?l force and acumen. r><K Momn* Karnch Cook, by < harlci Klnifi l-'rarcaielli. pupil of ih>i reiehra ed t ureme, and Uie Maitre d'hotel,an<l chief Cook to her laje-ty 'lie ({uet>ii? o. *?le by C. H. Francis It Co , iiQ Rroaiway, iNfW Voik ^ ? have received ftoin the publl?h?r? u woik I eating tiil? tit e. which we command to th.? public aa U>e mo t perfeet treatise on the ?ri. n< e of eookrry w. c li.ive vwr aeen It contain* all information nece?-ary for tho management of the larj{o*t hotel, an w?ll ?? the ?m?llt st private I'riruily V Copious an I vaiie I collection ol bills of faie. adapted to cveiy ?e?*on of the year, h.n b?rn id ded ax *o a?"a itul nc?:oiiii>aniiii?nt o the work TlUl woik daaervea to iuu thiough Hiveraiedition* Static Co*mTtrnwuL CoMVrcma*.? August 81. ?Mr. Shaw presented the reinanatrance of the truttee* of the Moravia* Institute againat the propoted diversion of the Literature Fund. Mr. Worden presented a timilar remon?tiunce from the lieuesee Wealeyan Seminary. Referred. Mr. Ayrault presented th"? followinn plan for paying the State debt and completing the iinfininhed putilic work*, which wa? committed to the committee of the whole having charge of the financial report* Cl The legiilature shall not lell, lease, or otherwise dispose of any of the navigable canala of this State. including sttch as tlie State may herealter finish and make navigable ; hut they ahall remain the property of the (Stale forever: and tfco toll* and all the revenues ? - cruing therefrom *liall be applied as providoU for Iii this constitution. () -i I'll* tolls shall be so regulated at to bost preserve the public faith, and to provide for the punctual payment of the public debt as hereinafter specified . and no reduction of tolls (hall he male unless in vijw of those objects, until the whole of said debt shall be fully paid. 3. Kor the purpose of completing the unfinished canals, the legitlutuie may have tower to increane the present State debt to tlie ainonnt of, but not exceeding in the axgiegate. $ J6,000.000, (exuluMve of a contingent liability lor the payment of $l.7!3.00u loaned to solvent corporations.) provided that it can he loaned at m rate of interest not exceeJing live per cent; but su -h iucrexse shall not exceed in any one year $1,000.0 >U; .id.I po such further increase shall be made unless for the '-otter enabling the State to fullil its engagements, h, prose utins with a view to completion aume part or all of the unfinished canals, to witThe Erie canal enlargement, lieneiec Valley canal and Black River canal?but the present Sta'e debt shall nut be increased for any other purpose, unless to repel an invasion or supprexs an innurrection. ? I) 4. After paring the expense of collecting, suporintr tiding any ordinury repairs. $l.fl06,0j0of the revenues of the Stale canals, shall in each year, and at that rate for :i shorter period, commcnciDg 1st July, 1446,.be applied or set npart as a sinking fund for the noxt ten years, to pay the interest and redeem ihe principal of the State debt, until lit July, 18S6. when fxOOO.uOO of n;.l Mvaniiou ckull th?rpaft?p rnnfinn* fn h* ani.lU.1 np set apart Annually, or in that proportion tor a shorter period, in like manner, and to the like effect, until the whole > said dsbt and the interest tkereon is fully paid und Ruticfiid {} 6 The balance of the reveuuei of the canals, be the same more or less, alter pa> ins as provided in the last preceding ectiun toKetlier with the auction and salt duties, and all other leceipt* into the treasurv not otherwise rpeciti<uliy appropriated, shall be applied at the discretion ol the legislature, in defraying the ordinary expenses of the government, the completion of the uulinishod canals, and the iiaymeut of the publio debt; that ?, the said canal revenues ate thus sacredlv pledged, until the state debt und interest thereon is fully paid and extinguished. tj fi If the funds herein provided for paying the public i reditors shall not be roali-^eU in time to meet the state stocks failing duo, provision shall be made by law for issuing new stock lor that purpose : sai duew stock shall I e made payable at such time as tho revenue! will meet the same. ?xrLAMAToar. The balance of the aggregate state debt, including all sums borrowod from specific state funds, is believed te be lass than f il 000 000, and cannot exceod $22,800,000 ?borrow $-2,700,000 is $26 OOu.OOO, Appropriate in payment $I,600,0iH) annually for ten years, and $2,000,000 annually thereafter, will pay a debt of $25,000,000, and interest theteon, in '28 years Or apply all the revenue* after completing the canals, and it is believed the debt will be extinguished at a much earlier period. ThU plan simplifies the state debt by treating the amount in tho aggregate instead of the numerous specific and general fund* in which it has been heretofore considered and it secures the early completion of the public woiks, thereby increasing the revenues from the increased business causcd by cheapening transportation without a reduction of toll* Mr. Pei kins o lie red the following resolution, which was adopted. > 1.-^,1 Tk?l rnmnlrAlU. I,. ??.! I. f nish this Convention with the amount* paid within the last three years to judges of the several ceurts of oyer and terminer, in this state, for services, under part foiuth, chapter lirst, title one, section thirteen of the Hevised Statutes The Convention then procee led further to contider the report ot the judiciary committee. The question was upon the iilll) section, which roads as lollows : Au> three of tliem may hold general term* of said court in any district: and any owe of them may hold special terms, and civil courts, nnd preside at the court* of oyer and terminer in any county. Mr. J. J Taylor moved so to amend the section '.hat it would read? The judges of the supreme court and of tho court of appeals, or any two ?r more of tham, inny bold terms of said supreme court; and any one of tnem may hold circui courta, and preside at the courts of oyer and termi ner in auy county. Mr. SrkTsoa moved to strike out the worls " and ot the cou it of appeals ' Lo-t The question wan then ta. ken on Mr. J J. Tay lir's>.vncndinrni, and it was rejected' Ayes 14 nays 70 Mr. J. J.Ta>lor then proposed to amend the fifth section so as to provide tbdt any one of the judge* ot the court of appeals rn ly hold special terms, circuit couru, lie. to the end of the sectiin Lost, without a count. Mr Murphy tlieu otfered the following substitute tor the fifth section : ? Provision may he ma.le by law, for designating, from time to time, one or more of the mi.I justices oi the supreme conn, not of the court of appeals, eituerof whom may preside at the geueral ter.as of the said court to he held in the seveial districts Any tinou or mora of the said jii-tiees. ol whom ou# of the said justice . so designated shall a! vays h* one, may hold such general teiuis. And on) one of them may h?ld special terms and circuit couits, und may preside in courts ol oyer and terminer in miy county Mr Nicotx moved to strike out the words "special tetmsand" in the last claure of the luhaiiiute Lost, ayes 31, nays SO. Tne list clause of tho substitute was then amended so as to rea l? And any on.) or more ot tham may hold special terms auu v nt uii uuuiii , nun mi} une vi mum may Jire^lUC 1U cuui'i 01 0)er and terminer in any county. I Tho substitute for the tiitli section, as amended, ?u I then adoptod. The sixth section w,i? then taken up It I piovidea that the salaries of the judge shall he fined by I l iw, but snail not be diminished duti'ig hit conMuuaoce I in office Mr KirkUnd moved to stuke out (he Utter H clause of the section Lou. Mr. Biown, on behalf of H Mr Loouiiii, moved to ?ubstituta for that ciause H another, providing that the salary of do ju Ige h snould be diminished below the amount at which H it mood on i.ii ncveptan < of the oiK.-e, and tlttt H n> law increasing it ihall take eft'eo uaill two yean H alter Us pin-ijo Lost. Mr Perkins proposed to amend H *o .i t > provine that i o law increasing or liminishiag tue H salaries of judges shall take effect within two years of H its passage Lost Mr. W H Spencer proposed to H amend ao as to provioe for alteration he . of salary once H in ten years only; the first alteration, *f or bri ig one* H fixed, tj take place after the next census Lo^t. vlr. H id ik >ropo? d to provide that ttie salary of no ju Ige H sh.'ii d be inorea-e i or dimini'h'd during h'is coatinmnc.i H in office. hf. White moved a substitute ur tbis that the H Nlllkl of judges should not be less than $ .anil H when fixed should not he increased or diminished 'luring H theircontinu<nce in office. Mr. 9almhu'y moved to fill the bank w th J.JOOU Mr Nicoli?3&00 Mr Whi-e H $.3i?nu. "I'll.? last motion was lost, in o 73 -also Mr H Nic ill's ni>.tn-n. to tii. Mr. While then witbdie t Ml H pro|K>Mtion. an 1 Mr ( ook's amendment was ml ipted 75 H toll. 1'he sixtn aeciion, as amemied wai then agreed H to. Rrces* H afternoon Srstte* ?The 7th section was taken up and Mr bru*n m iveil to strike out the la?t lame?" They H (the judges) shu 1 not exetcise an> power al spp >iat H ment, IMMptin licensing piactitio ii-r* in their courts" H Mr. Strung moved to insert in lieu of it the following " Any male cnir.cn of the age of J1 jear. of <ood moral H charafer, and who i>osse-ses the ic,(aired qual.fic itions H of learning an?l anility, snail be admitted ?.,? pr?c loe in H nil the courts ufthU State." I In* aoiendmeut.alter a l<>og H discustion, was adopted a>e- tin. nucs 17 Mr. Vlann sub- H seqnentl} moved to insert tua word " whi'e'- before tiie H " male"?but it was ruled out of order. lie than moved a reconsideration Table. Mr. Brown moved to insert H beloie the matter first inserted?* They shall not exer cise any power of ap|K>imment to public, office." Agreed to Mr. '1'allmailge moved a clause making the judges ineligible to am otlior office dining tli?ir terms Lost, 2H to f>0. The 7th ?o. tion was then aera^-d to as amend- H ed The Bill kpciiun al?o, without ameuHneut or debate. Adjourned.?Albany ~itgus. Admiralty JuKisoicrioN.?In th?r Utica Gazrtte wi' hud rf i>ort? (I a r<oent ileci-ioii of JudK* Conkliiip. Judge of the U 8. District Court forth* ^oithern diitrict of New Vork. The xctioa wh brnnghl against the canal line boat John B Cole, to recoverdama go* (or the lux of a cm go of Hoar received oa board a Albany, for delivery in Naw Vork, which flour wai damaged by the filling of the boat with water, in a storm whilf lving at the wharf in thii pott The boat was at Inched at Schenectady, and the principal question t* hi decided was whether the case was one fo' admiralty iu ru liotion The grounds taken by the defence are ?e forth in the following extract from the judge'* opinion " It is denied that tlii? i* a maritime contract, beeausi th? i oil employe*! in iti execuuon waa a canal b>a'. and hI o heciiaue -he wa? unprevi.led with any indepei dent mi'nnsof propnltion. It doea not follow, it *ai ?i gutd l>?cau?? * aeivicaia performed on the w? or *i ten within llio ebb anil flow of <i to, that it in. therefor* a nmiti ne service. Semeihmjc more it requisite Th contract mint relate to maritime ntfaira?to tbe buainet of navigation, trade or commerce." I he court decided ag?inftt the owner of the C?le o both the-c point* ; holding that a contract to be pertorr ed in watitit where the tide elilii nod flowa ii a maritiir contract, and thm it make* no di If re nee in what way < by wliat meant a vessel n propelled. l?lternry lutelllnee Tlio aeventy itveuth nt'imal commenc- tnent of Brov Un *er?:ly will le celchr-tod today at IVcvi teoca T1 celebration ol tha liti rary locietiea w a> held j*?'t?rdn An 'Tit on * deliveied by K. P Whipple oi lioato and n poem b> f harlea Thin ler of Vorn icli I he mu conn..en timont exaroi?e? on Wedne-Uy, will be he iu the I-ii it H*| tist I hurch. Hon. 8 ilonion Lincoln, II iiaham. will deliver mi oration before the F Betu Kappa Society , in th? afternoon. The Commencement of Kenyor|' ollege, Ohio, to pi ice last v ei k Aildre* e? ?eif delivered hy Jo H iw;ird r.<q of Dayton Rev J B Uritton, and !( Win Mnallwooi I lie a??,'mhb(fe on the occasi ?? l#rj'<- i.iglit student- r. reived 'lieii fir t dvpret the rec 'iil defiee waa Conleired on lour individual*.* the h> i orary il.'gree* of A M waiconfcrreJ on a citii ol A it h laud and ?f Wajreratown Vaiii tie*. fieiy. Burner ho* lieen recognir.cd aa tha Consul Prnasia, to reside in New Bedlord, T? urtmti'Kt T?n4Bk'i.r 8rnr\M.?Cant. low ef the lni(? Kliin Unless which nriired at thia port S.it i 11) cvai.iug, ?111 o- ihii the water in Uio < Siihmi a j 1 ?m?f Hi n lie Ki over liWore known, ther ; o iieter b. ii u M d green a^o e zero aafaru< n lalitnile 37 haiton (Jourin, ,-ing 31. 'l it* doinoci atic Candida's for Qovernor in Illinois, a in ijonty o! twenty ! wo th.maiiJ ei|<. t hundred twenty-one. iu the ilou>?, -u damoiiatic majority! iu the tien.tto 17 K meeting wan h*ld at \i'?-|iort Barracks, by the cot? ol the (j S Arm) to .*k<- proceeding* on 'lie d? o(C"l HHn.ii >k Various runmutiuiu weie passed Signed t>) all ihe orti.;er? pre?ijm.