Newspaper of The New York Herald, October 13, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 13, 1846 Page 2
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. .. in,.i'.i'in i , j mm\\n*mmwm t?tn ne verv *? urate tftferfMttafi, ikltiongh V.? tp proacho'l very ruar to some of them on the height* QoCie-v. h, I. cut Scarritt and Lieut. Pope were scat cetfe'wieKiyilieth* work. Scarritt otrmr Titht Mil Fopo on the left of the town. The latter approached and discovered the position of a battery on the extreme left, and was exposed to a fire of cannon and musketry from Lancer*, from which, alter finishing hla observe tionn, he retired in safety. On the night of the iOth, the mortar and howitxer batteries were placed in a pi. si'ion to play on the strong hold* around the citadel. The . ction commenced on the morning of the 21st, by the opening of these two batterioa Col Garland's Brigade wore ordered to more to the left, for the purs po?o of storming the battery discovered by Lieut Pope the day before, and to occupy, if possible, tho lower part of the city. Major ManstieId, rapt. Williams and Lieut Pope were ordered in advance to select the moat available point of attack, and to direct the movement* of the c?lumn upon it. Three companies were thrown forward as skirmishers and advanced rapidly toward* the works, followed by the Brigade in line of battle, under a croaa fire of artillery from the citadel and fort, and a heavy fire of musketry The column charged into a street about 200 yarJ.s to the right of the battery, passed tho works entirely, and effected on entrance into tho tower Alter advancing rapidly about 400 yards beyond the bay* V they came immediately in front of a masked buttery of artillery and musketry, which swept the stre.t completely by it* range The barricade* of the street* at sixty yards distance fiom the bead of the column was lined with Mexican troops, who were entirely covered themselves, and opened a murderous dis charge of grape and muiketry upon the advancing oolumn Every house in the street was pierced for muiketry end enfiladed the street in every direction. Under this fiie the following officer* wore killed or mortally wounded -Major Barbour, 3d Infantry, by grape shot Id the abdomen; 1 sptnin Williams topographical engineers, shot through the by musket ball, fell in the street and was < ragged into the doorway of a house by Lieut. Pope, amidst a shower of balls that coveredhira with dast. The gallantry 'of this young officer, now in his first battle, is spoken of in admiration by the army ('apt. Oillians died the next d .y, and was buri?d with the honors ot war by the Mexican troops, into whose hands he had fallen. Lieut Merritt, 1st infantry, shot thiough the body, died the next day. H'oundtd?Major Mansfield, ball through calf of the leg This brave officer would not leave on account of his wound, but rode about, behaving in the most gallant manner all day. Captain Bainbridge, 3d Infantry, slightly wounded in the hand. Major Lea.-, dangerously wounded in the mouth, the ball pasting out at the back of his heaj Major Abercrotnbie, 1st infantry , severely wounded. Lieut. R. (iraham. 4th Infantry, severely wounded in both legs and body; hopes aro entertained of his recovery. A great number of men killed and wounded?number not known. It being impossible, in the opinion of the F.ngineer officers to effect anything in attacking the barricades in Iront, the column moved rapidly up a street to the right, with the intention of turning them. Being reinforced by the Ohio regiment, a second charge was mad#, under the direction of General Butler, which, owing to the trcmemendous fire of musketry and grape from the barricades and stone houses, likewire proved ineffectual The troops were then ordered by Gen. Taylor, to retire in good order and got under cover from the enemy s fire which order was handsomely executed. I'h > following officers were killed or mortally wouud e l (since died) in 'bo second charge Col. Watson, of the Babimore battalion ; Capt. L N. Morris 3d Infantry; Lieut D Irwin, 3d Infantry ; Lieut. R. Hu/.litt, 4th Infantry [Three officers were killed in the first charge which 1 11 not include in that list, viz. : Lieut. Jios Kens, ad infantry ; Lieut. J. S. Wood*, 4th Infantry ; ] Capt. Field. 3d Infantry. it'oiinded Maiur General Butler, slightly, through | call of the leg ; Col. Mitchell, in the leg ; Cap Lamotte, 1st Infantry, slightly ; Lieut. Dilworth, 1st infantry, leg | shot off During the engagement in town, of Garland's Brigade, the forts that weir passed, on the left, in entering the town were gallnntlv carried by the Tennessee and Mis- j sis-ippi regiments ?the first, commanded by Col. Camp- I bell, an 1 the second by Col. Davit. Lieut Col. McClung, ! of the Mississippi regiment, was dangerously wounded, j These regiments sustained a great loss, of killed and wounded, but 1 cannot in the suott time loft me, ascer- j tain tha names or number of those who fell. Captain I Bragg's battery of Light Artillery was brought into ac- j tion. 'but as it was impossible to use it effectively, it was withdrawn, several pieces of artillery were captured, j The forts that were taken were occupied by Kiugely's I Light Artillery company, who turned the captured 1 piece* against the .Mexican works, and the cannonado ; was kept up the rest of theday. There wore many skir- i mishi s, and gallant deeds, etc., etc., which 1 will men- | tion at a future time. 1 On the night of the 22d the cnemv abandoned tho two 1 works which had proved so destructive to the 3d and 4th infantrv and they were occupied early next morning by the Mississippi and Tennessee regiments, under ( General Quitman About 8 o'clock, same morning, : these two regiments advanced on the town, and a shari' ' engagement commenced These Rangers were support- | ed b> a body ot Texan Rangers (dismounted for the occation) under General Henderson, and by the 3d regi- | men', of infantry The light was kept up until 4 o'clock i P M-, during which time our troops drove the enemy j tri m house to house, almost to the main plaza. The loss of life on our side was not severe during this day. On the mornin of the 24th, a flag of truce was sent in, which resulted in the capitulation ofthe town. During the whole of the engagement on the 21st, Col. Kinney was exceedingly useful in carrying orders, and in giving advice in matters with which his thorough acquaintance with Mexican customs rendered him familiar. He was in the thickest of the fight, moving about I fr >m point to point, and doing good execution with his rifle This gentleman's services have been invaluable to Gen Taylor in the movements of the army from Mntamoias to this place. He has been everywhere, reconnattering the country, and procuring information, riding night ntid day, and exposing his life in a thousand way s. The Colonel never flinched from any duty required of 1 him, and had Gen. Tavlor ordered hun to go and bring him Ampudia's portfolio, he would hove undertaken it I I devote n paraph to o mention of this gentleman's ser- I vices, because he deserves much from the public, for | whom he bus labored so arduously and so efficiently. | Our killed and wounded, in taking Monterey, amount- , ed to about five hundred neaily three hundred killed.? j .Soma time will olapse before the number will be known accurately, but it is well known that few prisoners were j int\UU 17 (HC iUOAlCBIin. CiMtiflo, Sept 27th, 1S40, night, 12 o'clock. Didn't 1 tell you on the 26th, that we would have a fight at Monterey, and have a hard one. Well, on the 21st the ball opened, when our troops approached within 1400 ) ur<ts of Monterey-, out troops advanced steadily j and firmly, fighting every inch of the ground until they | drove the Mexicans into the plavn, but this took them , until the evening of the 24th (three days) when tha Mexicans surrendered the city. On the morning of the 24th, half-pnst 11 o'clock, Gen j \mpndia sont ( olonel Moreno to fleneral Taylor with a proposition which General T. would not accept. He, | General A. wanted to march out with all his men, amis, 1 ammunition, ire. General A. then requested an inter- 1 riow in person, which General T. granted, and they discoursed until half past 4, when Genoral Taylor gave to 1 leneial Ampudia his last and final proposition, and told lum he would give im one hour to answer?before the hour was up the answer was returned that General Am pndia accepted the terms proposed by General Taylor, which were in substance these : The Mexican army to j evacuate the city, and it to lie delivered up to the Americans They should march out with theit muskets and 20 rounds of cartridges, and 6 pieces of cannon. That the Mexican force should not appear this side of a line from , Kinrnnndu, running through Linares, and terminating at Kicoii . la and the Americans should not advance berond it. This gives us Monterey, and about .10 miles | hey on I, and puts us in possession ol about 20 pieces of 1 cannon. # it would he useless for me now to attempt to teTI you ' wl the many brilliant feats of our little army, but 1 will 1 leave it to other times, and perhaps other men; (the j noai i?ave> in utM minutes) Dot will add ?Dotn regular* end volunteer* did all and every thing that their country ' could expect. Somethings which could be done, but appeared almost impossible, were done quickly. Our loss is reported, killed and wounded, about .>00 .Mexican loss about the same. American force B000.? I .Mexican 1-2 OJO, aud the advantage of fortifications, and the city fortified dt every point even to the tops of the house*. Bassos SaxTiano, Sept. 30, 1*40 Gen Taylor's Army arrived before Monterey on the : 10th, and found the enemy occupying the plsco in force. Our army commenced the attack oa the Jlst, and continued it for three days. On the morning of the '14th Gen Ampudio offered to capitulate, which was granted by ' Gen Taylor. .Seven days were alloweJ to the Mexicans to evacuate, and an armistice of eight weeks. The troops of neither urmy are to puss a line running from the Rinconade through Linares and San Fernando Gen. Vmpudia acknowledges 7000 as the number of his m troop?, but it probably amounted to fully 11,000. Our loss , _ is severe. The 1st, 3d, and 4th infantry suffered, with the Treuesseo Volunteers, on the 31st, under the eye of <>en. Taylor. Gen Taylor escaped unhurt, but was greatly exposed: his horse was wounded. Our lullc 1 and wounded will amount to ftOO. Gen. Worth, with hit battalion and llaya' command, bad an ac'ion some distance this side of Monterev. with a considerable Me.xicai. force, ami dispersed them in a ( -ihort time. Col. Haya killed a lieutenant colonel ol the .Mexican army tingle handed. How many were killed or wounded in thia action I did not learn. Some rolunteera on their way from Mier to join the ' army, were attacked by a large body of Mexican troopt, 1 and killed and shockingly mutilated. [From the Baltimore Sun, F.xtra, of Sunday.] Mom-emr, 13 M., Auguat 14th. Our brave Col. Watson hat been killed, and the command hae devolved on our gallant and ipirlted Captain, Jamea F. Stewart, who fought like a tiger; at onetime he waa attacked by five !\fexican? lie loat hit tword, but knocked one fellow down with hie fist, and seized hit muaket, with which he knocked down throe more of the five with the hut, ami bayoneted them on the apot. Lient. B. F Owena. also fought with gallantry. He led thirty men. without the loaa of a man, up to the vary mnuthi of tlio 1*3 poundera, which he ailenced and took. Our loas ia about # men killed, and from 10 to 1-3 wounded, and they are being carried in every moment Gen. Taylor ha* warmly complimented Capt Stewart and I.ieut. Owena. Poor Wauon waa killed at the head of hia regiment [From the Union Extra?Sunday.] Vear Interest nto Naws raoM Orx. Tattoa'a Cam*.? lo addition to the information received, we have had the pleatnro of seeing Capt Katon, who haa brought despatches from <fen Taylor to the War Department. r*pt*in P.aton left onr camp at Monterey on the evening <>f the 25th of September He deserves great credit for the alacrity end energy w hich he haa exhibited in reach- I irg Washington from Monterey in aixteen day a ! Wo have no time for further comment to-night. Onr army haa ngnin covered itself with glory. It haa driven the Mexicans Irorn their atrong entrenchments, on very . pTVClpitou < heights, on both aide of the Rio del Tigre? I storming them in the face of the enemy and their guna? heatirg an army ot double their force, as haa been eatimated?and after four day a' fighting, and driving the enemy from one entrenchment after another, end ' from struct to street, compelling them to aurrender Monterey with all Ite supplies of ammunition, provision, lie , and cannon, with a rety small exception Neither army i? to paaa a specified line?which it perhaps neerly half I way between Monterev and 9altillo?under eight weeks- i JJut this arnrnstioe. In the first place, does not embrace j PI 11JL ... ?l I car 6lht r lines of opmfietji i tH. saeon^lr. It li Ktyttt 10 express termi tc the orders end instruetions of the two governments. The amy is worthy of all praise for the gallantry and skill which hove barn displayed by our officers and troops, both volunteers and regulars This is another brilliant military event in the annals of our I country. But, in obtaining this glorious victory, we have lost I many a noble officer and gallant soldier. The haarts ot their countrymen arc filled with the deepeat gratitude , for the heroic services of there brave men, who hm thus given their lives to the cause of their country and | the whole nation profoundly sympathises with their bereave'I families ana friends tVe must reserve. until to-morrow, the official details of this brilliant achievement. interesting Account* from Mexico. [From the Washington Union, Oct 1(1] We are permitted to lay before our readers the following extracts of a letter from a reliable source, dated Via* Cnvr.Sept 13, 1S40 ?The government of Mexico it sanl to be without a dollar in the treasury; nor have I heard of its having aJopted any means to obtain funds for prosecuting the war. Ampudia, it was believed, would be at Monterey on the 14th of August, with S.OOO men. A report was prevalent In Mexico on the 3d instant, that Santa Anna had given orders for the Mexican forces at Monterey, and other places in that auarter, to fall back on San Luis Potosi, and that he would meat them with I 30,000 men. The plan of the Ciudadela. ss It is termed, seems to | have been acceptod by the militarv and civil authorities I throughout the country, with great unanimity, and i apparently the operation! of government are going on without difficulty. : From private sources, however, entitleJ}to ?ome degree [ of credi t, I learn that a great portion of the people, I amongst them men of intluence. are opposed to Saata ; Anna, nnJ place no confidendence in his promises. It is evident he apprehends more serious opposition than he | at first expected, from his delay in going to Mexico. He was still at his country seat of K1 t.nrerro, on the thh | instant, where it was believed he would remain until the | meeting of Congress, or until his party gained a decided preponderance. I am of opinion his presence will add greatly to the embsrrasment of the country, embitter the feelings ol parties, and finally lead to a civil war. ; Letters from Mexico, of recant date, mention the arrival I of the Congress, and the departuro of Commodore ' Sloat from Mazatlan for the United States , Tlie province of Yucatan manifests some disposition to I surrender her independence, ami to throw herself once more into the arms of Mexico, under the rule of Santa Anna. * Journals from Vera Cruz to the bth of September, and from the city of Mexico to the 'Id of September, inclusive, have been received at the Navy Department. The Dtariu, or the official paper of the Mexican government, of the 1st of September, publishes the letter of ' Mr. Buchanan to the Mexican Secretary of State, with the reply of the latter, prefaced by the following edito; rial remarks: ? [ "We publish to day, as we promised in our editorial of I ' the day before yesterday, the note transmitted to our government by that of the United States, and the answer v> VUI OVVIOVOI j vr? niaic. 1 lie CUUUUUl Ol IUU present cabinet i* as frank anil honorable as it is possible for it to he. and none of the administrations which have preceded it, has been so explicit with the nation. We now sen that none had such claims to its confidence; the presont cabinet can hardly be said to direct affairs; it is the people who really govern." The same paper contains the following item of intelligence;? "The supreme government has received, by express, communications from General Don Pedro Ampudla, dated the 2tith ultimo (August) They state that he would reach Bsltillo on the 2"th, with the brigade under his command A part, but not the whole, of the enemy's army had moved from Camargo; of two thousand four hundred men who bad left that town, four hundred had arrived at China, ami two thousand were still between Carmsgo und China, three thousand more having remained in Carmago. General Ampudia was preparing to defend .Monterey, where at present, and without counting the reinforcements to arrive, there were mote than four thousand men, full of the greatest enthusiasm, so that the nation may expect the most flattering results." I he follow ing is the editorial of the Diario, of September 2d:? "The existing supremo government being determined not to swerve in any degree from tho national will, has . deferred replying to the proposition made by the government ot the United States to come lo a negotiation upon the questions pending between the two countries, until the nation itself, assembled in Congress, through its rep cnoiuaiKva, urn ueumw u mauer so important; Wltnoui consenting in any manner to waive u discussion ol the \ causes of the war, on llie pretence that they should be , considered merely as past events belonging to history, i and ann >uncing that, until tho Congress shall determine [ the relations of Mexico with tho republic ol the United ' States, they will continue to be such as the present executive found them on taking charge of the administra- 1 tion. In csnlormity with these manifestations, the executive is incessantlv occupied In endeavoring, by all i possible means, to place the republic on a respectable footing of defence, as will be seon >} tho decrees issued by the Secretary ol War, which we publish under the official head, in our paper of to-day, and which are circulated uuder this date." The decrees referred to, issued in the name of General Salas as head ol the government, are, in substance, as follows 1. A decree of August 38, declaring all Mexicans, between the agos of 18 and 60 years, under obligation to take arms in defence of their country whenever they shall be required so to do. 3 A decree of same date, declaring free for one year the importation into any part of tho lupublic, and sale in it, of muskets, carbines, sabres, brass and iron cannon, with gun carriages, and, iu general, every species of warlike arms and projectiles, without tne payment of any import duty; and declaring that the government will purchaso, of the arms and projectiles referred to, such quantity us it may require, at such prices as may be agreed upon with the importers or holders. 3. Another of the same, declaring an extraordinary contingent of thirty thousand men, to bo contributed by the several States in tho following proportions :? Mexico, 8,300 | Micheocan, 1,980 | Jalisco, 4,000 | Vera Crui, 1,000 Tuebla, 3,800 j Durango, 600 Guanajuato 3,0001 Chihuahua. 660 San Lui? t'otosi, 1,800 | Sinaloa, 090 Zacatecas, 1,0001 Aguascalientcs,' -J90 (lueretaro, 000 | Oajaca, J ,000 30,000 It willl>e perceived that 1 ucat/tn is not enumerated in the above list. This decree declares that citizens who voluntoer will be required to atrreonl) two years, but men levied or drafted will be required to serve six years. 4. Another of the same date, pardoning all who may have deserted from the regulur army, provided that they > give themselves up within three months, and permitting . them to serve in such corps as they may select. ft A decree of August 31st, issued through the Depart- ! ment of State, declaring that all officers in civil or nulitcry employment, who snail refuse, without good cauae in the opinion of the government, to render such services as may oe required ot them during the war in which the republic is at present engaged, shall be dismissed from their employments, and declared incapable of being emplayed hereafter as military offtcera ; being liable, moreover, to the punishment already provided by law for such offences as tney mar have committed. The locomotor of the 3d and 4th of September contains the documents relative to the capture of the Ameiicanbrigof war TrOstusIs, (Truxton) among them two lettera of Commander Onrpender to the commandant at Tuxpon, both dated the 17th of August. The first is in reply to a summons to surrender; which he declines doit*. as he says he had Rent to the commodore for assistance. In the second, he says that, being convinced there was no hope of saving the vessel, he consents to surrender the vessel, officers, and men, and reqnests that the latter may be landed as soon as possible. The accounts that have reached us via New Orleans, indicate that Captain Carpander and men have arrived at I Vifft Cnn far tno tmrtwion nt'hnin?.,omiu.i ?- -?u-? ed; but if they are to be exchanged, as was proposed by the Mexicans,the transaction had not been consummated, because Commodore Conner had not yet received the definitive answer of his govornment, to which he had referred the proposition. Naval Intelligence. We are pained to learn of the decease of Henry L. Cbipuan. late a'Lieutennnt in the nary. He died last eve- ' uing at Brown's hotel. Mr. C. was a citizen,we believe, of Michigan. He resigned his ]iosition in the navy a tew weeks ago ? Washington Union, Oct 10. (Correspondence oi tho New l)ileans Delta.] Pcxiacolx, Sept 20, 1<M6, The steamer Mississippi sails this afternoon at 4 P. M , j bound to the Oulf squadron. It if rumored that the long ' expected despatches in reply to those from Mexico, car- 1 ried on to Washington by Lieut Curvianoe,have arrived. That is, I presume, the cause of the sudden departure of 1 the steamer; for several days she has been ready to start at a moment's notice. The despatches came by this morning's mail?nil letters, papers. See , were taken from the post-office early this morning; consequently something must he"in the wind"?what it ia I know not, not being a prophet. However, I am of the opinion that something definite will be done in regard to this "masterly inactivity" wer; and that Gen. Taylor sad Com Conner will be ordered to prosecute the war with all the meant in their power. The gallant Lieut Bushrod W. Hunter, late of the unfortunate brig Truxton, has been attached to the Missis, aippi; his brave, indomitable, energetic epirit, will not suffer itself to lay idle when his country calls "to arms." Although now suffering from severe injuries, received on board the Truxton when she got ashore, he claims his right to be amongst the foremost of his countrymen in the moment of danger. THik Miulttinni I al/ufl ftnen In inin Ik. imialnn tk. following young passed Midshipmen aa paasengere? } Hynson, Barrett, Welle, Wheclock, WoUh, and twenty ; supernumeraries I hope the** young Passed Middies will give a good account of themselves, ahould the for- ( tune of war giro them an opportunity?particularly that t "cbiel" of your goodly city, Barrett After the departure of the Miaaiaeippi. the only man of war in port will lie the Falmouth, ane no doubt will aail very *oon, having all her water and provisions on board, rhenoui heritor, for awhile, will be deaerted.? The Princeton, it iaexpected.will atop heraoajber return irotn Chagres; when she arrives 1 will write you. Youra. truly, V. Superior Court?In Bonk. Oct. 13? Petition*?James O. Harnett, plaintiff in erI ror, vs.Lawis Bellamore, defendant in error. Judgment reverted. Jamea Horn vs Susan Telford?Judgment for plaintiff on aome of the pleaa, and for defendant on others, with liberty to both parties to amend on payment of costs. John M Ttyer va. Oarrett 1, Mott-New trial denied. John F Bally v?. Susan Tclfoul?Judgment for do- ! fendant on aome of the plena, and for plaintiff on the j other*, with liberty for noth pa> uea to amend. Court or Urtteral s*-?li>iia, Before Recorder Scott and Aid < omptou and Walsh Trial of Davit, aliat Collarit -The trial of Jamea l)a- ! via, aliaa Collanl, accused of having been concerned with Parkinson, Heneyman and Cupid In robbing the barge Clinton of *31 000. was resumed at the opening of the Court Considerable toatimony waa adduced on the part of tho proaacRtiqn No facta worthy ol notice were allrlted than what have already been given to the public during the triala of hia alleged accompllcaa. The trial will he resumed tomorrow morning, until when the | Court adjourned. MHiMMNCMa NEW ' YOBlfHERinr New York, Tneedkjr, October 13, ISM, If o Tiding* of the Steamer. | The Great Britain is in her twenty-first day. We understand that her agents in this city feel : sure that she sailed on the 22d ult. One or two I persons who came over in the Hibernia, state, however, that she did not leave on that day. THE IMPORTANT"MEWS FROM THE ARMY OF INVASION. The Victory of Monterey. The city was thrown into a state ol the greatest excitement yesterday morning, by the gratifying intelligence of the brilliant victory achieved by General Taylor amlbi* troop \ at the storming] of Monterey It is with leehngs not a little pleasing, that we nlliirl* fn tVi? tippntinl ni fit* vinliirv mvr the MeXl nan forces at Monterey, the full particulars of which we give on the outside of this day's Herald. It is no more than we expected ; but, on the pre, sent occasion of ?ur success, we feel constrained to observe that the troops of Mexico,under Ampudin, I made a much more formidable resistance than we i thought they would be able to stand up to. It is ( true they fired from behind brick walls, but still they fought for three days. It was, however, ont of the most unequal ont est s in the annals of war; j there were twelve thousand Mexicans in houses and under rover, against six thousand Americans fighting inthe open streets The more severe the rosis ance of the enemy, the greater glory, of course, settles down upon the banner of our own army ; and while disposed to give our enemy credit for his gallantry, and generously indisposed to exult over his defeat, we must, nevertheless, allude in terms of triumph to the gallant achievement performed by our own forces?an achievement which has placed the fair city of Monterey under the surveillance of General Taylor and the American flag. The most interesting part of the success of our arms in the present case is, the proof of valor in the volunteer corps of our brigades. It appears that they stood to their guns well?bravely in deed?and rivalled with success the indefatigable and stoic energy of our regular troops. We now are fully aware, that the volunteer force can be relied on as effective in all our future operations ; and we hope the Mexican government will at least open their eyes and see the necessity for coming to some arrangement, without further delay. The continued battles of three days duration, must have occasioned great losses on both sides ?the accounts state them to be at least five hundred in killed and wounded, on each side; the victory, therefore, has been dearly bought.? Many a brave spirit has fought and died for his country. The only consolation is, under the circumstance, that the loss occasioned to ourselves is also as great to our adversary, and will be a lesson in blood to them. War cannot be carried on without wounds being given and received, and honorable feeling must comlort itself by the reflection, that all who have fallen, have fallen in defence of their country?and the survivers will ] ... !,?. tL... ..k. ... . 1...II 3co iuai muse w 11 w aio uu uioic, suwi i/o loutouibe red in their death, and live emblazoned in the future pages ef historic fame. Gen. Taylor appears to have outdone his previous efforts, and to have arranged his plans in a way that made a failure almost impossible. We are proud to be able to pen this additional record of his military skill aad the bravery of our troops. Our readers will have perceived that it was reported by telegraph that an armistice of eight weeks duration was proclaimed, as a portion of the terms of capitulation. This, we are lead to believe, from the accounts since received, is incorrect. Should it be true, however. Gen. Taylor will, in that time, have an opportunity to add to Ac strength of the works thrown up by Ampudta in Monterey, so that if the latter, relieved by Gen. Sales, from the Mexican capital, should, at the end of said eight, or five, or three weeks, attempt to retake the city, it will have been made impregnable. Gen. Taylor, therefore, by the terms of the capitulation, which many may consider too liberal, has wisely environed himself by his magnanimity, within the formidable fastness of iron security; and while there, he can organise his forces in such a way as to make all future attacks upon the Mexicans, a succession of victories. The armistice said to have been granted by General Taylor has nothing to do with the movemenus or the other divisions of the aimy, or with Commodore Conner, or with the contemplated attack upon Tampico. All our military and naval operations, other than those under the immediate control of General Taylor, will be prosecuted with the same vigor as ever?as if, in fact, no armistice had been entered into at Monterey.? And, as the intelligence published in this morn- i ing's Herald stateB, the cessation of hostilities is 1 only till General T. can hear from Washington; he will not, however, remain long in doubt how to act, as fresh orders for his guidance left the War Department for the camp over a week ago. It is now very likely that as the Mexicans, having been beaten in one of their strongholds, anil Amputha whipped into capitulation, that tins Peace Commissioners, John Slidell and William L. Parrott, will be sent to accompany the army in its future progress towards the Halls of the Morttezutnas. The intelligence from Mexico will continue to he of the greatest importance. City Intelligence. AsiariATio* or InritiTion.?This body held their annual meeting at Mechanics' Hall, yesterday at 0 o'clock, A. M , James Renwick, F.sq., President, in the chair. The Report was read by the Secretary, setting forth that the whole amount of funds received amounted to *107 36. Amount expended for the institution, fees, Ice., $173 16. Received from life members $60. A resolution was adopted, which proposes that the business of nominating and electing the offioers for the ensuing year be done in open meeting. Mr. Moss moved a resolution; proposing that no person be elected that la to make money out of the inventor. Cliistox Roossvki.t, Esq., seconded the resolution. Laid on the table. Uaoana Oirroan, Esq., counsellor at law, at the request of the Association, will deliver an address, for tho benefit of the Association, on Wednesday eveninf; next, to which time tho Association adjourned. CoxveiSTion or thi Hobtioi'ltcshts.?Imntediately after the adjournment of the above meetis g, this Hnciety met end organized for their annuel seaaion. Ueneral Dearborn was elected President. - Messrs. John Ogden and V. P Bryan, Vice Pr-jAdents; T. D. Mann and D. J. Brown. Secretarial. Brnkneia Committee?Dr. UnderhiU, Dr L. A. Smith, J. O. "Wood, Hon. Judge Melg*. and Dr. Field. Hon. Mr. Da*aaoai? delivered a very able,thongh brief eddreaa. A paper waareed by Mr. Dabbach, f'.om the Orange County Aaaociation, and reibrred, which ia to coma up for future action. Judge Mawe offered a reaolution. pvr> poling that a National Agricultural Bureau be appoii ,ted at Washington A apecial committee waa appointed to report upon the neceaaary ate pa to promote aaid object. Referred The Cenvention adjourned, arjd will meet thia forenoon, when buaineae will be full,y gone into. Ma. Vait-'a LecTcaaa,?Mry "Vail will, thii evening, at Clinton Hall, give an introductory lecture to u couraehe propoaea delivering In thla city, relative to the aatronomy and worahip of the ancir^nte. The lub ect ta ona fraught with interaat. and Mr. V%ipi familiarity with the auhject, will render them of r, rarr attractive nature. Hia remarka will be lUuatVated by several chart! and illuminated globes. We, truit that large number* of the aeientitle and COriotV* ?f will be I" attendance Cit* Conn* Tiora ?Tkii body i|il? mt laat mning, ml made ?oui'i further progreia in the report on the City Charter, and 'jian amounted. Sraari.* OM?ir,-A man by the neme of Shay aatoni?hed the retire* on Saturday, by climbing to the tep of the antra of St. Paul?a, awl aeated himaelf, at that diny height, upon a block afoot equate Ha took a end af tobeeoo, bowed to the people generally, and aafaly do candad from hia obeereatory exouraion. I The Commrrriai Tintt mentiotM that a duel took place ' in Maw Orloana, between Dr. Thomaa and Mr. F. P Le Beau, both old and raapectod cltir.ena ; we*pone, amall eworda. " We regret to learn " aaya the Timet, M that the former received a rary aorera wound in the right wde, which grjpa riaa to aarioua appreheneton* regarding Now that the Mrnellent port* on the Pacific, fxjm the thirtieth to the i'cqw-liinth degree of north latitude, are in our poctfsston, and will be henceforth depots for our coflfcnerce, it is time to look at the many advantages sffcich are likely to accrue to us from the eitensiowgf our oosnmerci'd relations with Asia and Aftfei, and the numerous clusters of islands bordering on those countries. We look upon a rniisead across the United States, with its terminus m some convenient spot on the shore of the Pacific, as no longer problematical. It is one of those thfcgs that must ultimately be accomplished. It ia at present merely a question of time. That a scheme ensuring to this country snch vast commercial advantages must prevail, we hare n# manner of donbt. That it will take time to aeomnplish it, is ; of course beyond question. In several communications made to our govern- ! merit within a year or two, by Mr. Aaron H. Palmer, a gentleman who has conducted tor the last fifteen years an American and foreign agency in this city, we are furnished with the names of such places as have not as yet opened commercial relations with. We trust that our government will take steps for the extension of our commerce to those countries. There are places, as in the case of China, where it would be necessary to send a special miwion, to seevte for our citizens such commercial advantages as would put our merchants on at least an eqaal footing with those of other countries. We hope to see the attention of our government turned to this subject as soon as the Mexican war is at an end. One of the chief viewi of the British government is to make openings for English commerce in every portion of the habitable globe where commurcial advantages are at all attainable.? Even to Shoa, a remote province in the southern portion of Abyssinia, a/e her salt, cotton goods, zinc, copperheads, Jtc., Itc., carried, over burning deserts that it requires the greatest determi nation and physical energy to cross. 1 n exchange for the goods we have enumerated, the English obtain gold dutt, ivory, civet, ostrich feathers, | peltries, gums, spices, Stc., tut- In Borneo, too, Mr. Brooke, an Englishman,ihas established himself so well thrit he has actually got himself appointed Rajah of a province, and thus has been enabled to establish a depot for British vessels in the north western part of the island. After th'i establishment of such a communication with the Pacific as we have adverted to, the trade of the Sandwich Islands, New Holland, Borneo, New Guinea, China, and the rich Japanese islands, would be the first direction of the enterprise of our navigators. Cochin China, Birmah, Persia, and the Indian Archipelago, each possessing inexhaustible sources of commercia] wealth, would in their turn be the resort of our merchants; and taking into Consideration the adventurous spirit of our people, there is every reason to believe that our commercial marine would in a short time be the greatest in the world. In exchange for our exports, Persia would send us her fruits, pearls, precious stones, cashmere shawls,carpets, and drugs; Burmah her precious metals, rubies, sapphires, serpentine, catechu, elephants' teeth, orpiment and teak wood; Cochin China its raw silk, spices, dye wood, gold dust and gums. Japan would give us her dia| monds, and precious metals, ambergris, corals, ! pearls, fcc. Even already we find that American cotton goods are the principal articles exchanged at the grea? annual fair of Berbera. But it ienot alone in Asia and the islands scattered ever the Pacific, that our merchants wilf extend their trade. The Comoro Islands and others, and the countries of the interior of Africa, offer immense advantages in trade and commerce. American manufactures have been already introduced into Abyssinia, and with the Barbery States we have for several years carried on extensive commercial transactions. With China oar trade has increased wonderfully since we succeeded in opening negotiations with that country. We understand that Great Britain has concluded a secret treaty of commerce with Siam, by which she has secured to herself a monoply of privileges and advantages, with the right of in troducing into Siam a number of articles tnUierto ' prohibited. In January, 1846, Mr. Palmer wrote to the President of the United States, suggesting the expediency of sending a commissioner to proceed successively to Johanna, Teheran, from Bushire, Rangoon, Amurapoora, Hue, Borneo, Celebes, Nangaski, Jeddo, and to land at Zanzibar, Muscat, Singapore, Manilla, the privileged ports ot China, and the Loo Choo and Bonin Islands? such commissioner to be clothed with plenipotentiary powers to open commercial relations with all those places enumerated, and several 1 others, and to have a ahief secretary, a limited I number of attaches, and a physician. The object would be to put American commerce, in those reI mote places, on a permanent footing, and to open new markets for the trade df our merchants. We trust this suggestion will be acted on. We know nothing that would conduce more to the advancement of our commerce than such a mission. We have thus ine<rely glances! at the outline of the immense commercial fabric that is about to l be raised by our merchants and navigators. The j subject is too vast for one article, and having thus sketched the outlines, we will, on some other oc| casion, fill up with the details. Military Movements.?The ship Liberty went to sea on Sunday at 12 M., bound to Point Isabel, Mexico, having on board caropanies B, D, it F, 2d Regiment Artillery, comprising 300 men. The tallowing is a list of the officers :? Lieut. Col. F. ft. Belton. 3d artillery. Commanding ; Ssrgeon. R. 8. Satteriee; 1st Lieut. W. Armstrong. Assistant Com of Subsistence: 1st Usst. Vn. F. Barnes; Adjutant, Captain Hora ce Brooks; Lieut s L O. Arnold. W. B Blair, H. A. Allan, 8. 8. Anderson, H. 8. Sears and H. Shields. Captain Vincent did not accompany the troops which went out in the ship Liberty. He if a brother of the distinguished divine in Brooklyn. v Election*. atoMit. Itl Dtifn'et?18 Count)rt. 1841. 1848. Deim. Whig. Dtm. Whig. Spalding. Kin*. Cohen. Kink. Chatham. ..... 738 818 395 ?? 6(5 Diitrict?ll Counties. Cobb. Underwood. Cobb. Cleveland. Walton...? .. 709 483 146maj. 7(1 IHitriet?10 Countiri. Jane*. Stephen*. Turner. Stephen*. | Baldwin 258 '380 171 233 Taliaferro 54 406 3! 431 Oreene........ 138 725 81 597 8(5 Die trie t?10 Counties. Black. Toemb*. Flournoy. Toomba. Richmond ?! *? ? Lincoln 174 * H Columbia 180 3,7 Political Intelligence* The Convention to nominate member* of Aaaembly met taut nfcht in their atreagth. Major We Denman waa unaninaoualy Jhoien chairman, and aom* aeventy candidate* were put In nomination. There seemed, bow* | ever, to bo a deaire At hold book the name* of the moat important nominee* jjor Friday night, when the really atron* candidate* will be offered, and when w* ah all I e.a^E.t Ttmrniav H all will bring out ita atrength. lead I jug off wHh such m< <n u Mauri. Edmund & Dairy, ! gamual J. Tilden, awl ether Maud* of Oeramor Wright. ' It la understand that tl'e fcommittee (appointed to cateehiaa tha candidates will iniiet that no man ihall hare a ! nomination wha dona not cheerfully aupport Oorernor i Wright. Tha frianda of Mike Walsh ware all out in hia faror, and they inaiit on hia nomination Friday night will probably aettle tha whole question aa to the candidatea Edwin Lawrence haa heen nominated hy tha whigs far Congreaa in tha flrat district of Michigan, now re presented by Mr. McClelland, who ia the loco foco candidate for re-election Tha whigi of Yatei county have nominated Samuel H. Torrey for Assembly ; nnd in Chatauqna oannty Charles J. Orton and Madison Burnell are tha candidates. Dudley Marrin ia nominated for Congress by the whigs of Chatauque county; Oattaraugua csmplllaa tha diatriet Tha whigs of Eeaex county have jsominaiad Col. Wm. | H. Butrick far tha Aqpably., an Ktittrfu intniMgcnm* S.fjii'i Co.vtit Srrxtno?His tfitttHflUi** ltrirtiox?We km at length beard_ CnmlUo ttvori We attended the concert lMt evening, **k a ftslleeov-cr tion, to bo sure, of hii greetnees, but itill prepared for some exaggeration in the reports we had heard of him W? cam# away with fooling* ?o wrought up to aathuiiasm, that wa can scarce trust ouraolves to Je scribe a scano which exceetad in uproarious enthusiaia any thing are hare asrao witnessed at a conceit Bat lot ut begin at the beginning A fine orchestra, led by dgnor Rapetti himself one of the best, if not the fery beet resident violinist in the country, (always excepting Burke,) dashed into the grand overture from "La Gazra La dra," which thay executad in too style?eo fine, indeed, that it came vary near being encored, notwithstanding the impatience of the audience to hetr the great successor of Paganini "1 am thine, only thine," from the "Crusader*," was very prettily sung by Miss Moss- ! for which the lady received the very general applause of the audience After Miaa Moas retired, there was a pause, broken by a hum of expectation which rose from I ,ka rfiflt atulinncn an/1 than Pima on omld tk* ?1>?lias -f ' i the assembly, a young man, vary (mall In stature, i scarcely fire feet high,) and vary spare, with black hair 1 and whiskers, his countenance oral in shape, and his eyes large, black, lustrous, and full of sentiment His face wore an air of almost boyish simplicity, and as he came on with violin and bow in hand, bowing in acknowledgement of the applause which greeted him, his most reaaarkable expression was that of extreme mildness and simplicity. ; With a bow to the orchestra, he struck off into his first piece, called a grand concerto, (the 'Jnd in A major,) composed by himself. This piece abounds with exquisite gushes of melody, and nothing could be better calculated to give a first impression of his extraordinary excellence than this beautiful composition. We cannot condescend to speak in the jargon of musical criticism, of the dashing rapidity of his ttaccalo movement, of the masterly brilliancy of his bowing, or of the many other excel, lances which se carried away the feelings of the audience as to set them completely beside themselves with delight. But the tenderness of his expression was what struck us as his greatest excellence. At the close of this piece the applause was vociferous?bravos resounded from all portions o( the house. The orchestra, whose part it was to play the finale, threw down their instruments in a body, and applauded with all their might Rapetti was shouting and clapping his hands, and when the great maniro, for greet he deserves to be called, was bowing himself off the " B"! iUW ivi iv til MI tutu (laiivu uim eiunu* siastically on Co bock, evidently unconociouo, for the time, of whet he we* doing. The next piece, after another grand overture from tbe orchestra, admirably executed, but almost totally unheeded by the audience, so absorbed were they in the enjoyment of what they had heard from the great artist, and in expectation of what waa to come?and a cavatina from Miss Moss?was the ' Prayer oi Moses," followed by a martial theme,with variations and finale, by Paganini. This beautiful composition, as performed by Sivori ,(we have never heard Pagani. ni) is what it has been very happily termed, " the very ecstasy of prayer." The lark's morning hymn to the Creator, when it mounts on joyous wing up into the blue heavens, is not half so ethereal, so free from all taint of earth, as portions of this delicious " prayer." But we will not attempt to describe a thing that (to use a hackneyed phrase) must be heard to be appreciated. This piece was enthusiastically encored, and the artist repeated the after portion of it?the military theme?with variations and finale. This was followed by the ballad of " Mary of Argyle," by Miss Moss, which was encored as it really deserved to be, being sung with a great deal of taste and feeiing. And now came the grand finale, the " Carnival of Venice," by Paganini, executed by the lion of the evening. This piece, which seems to have been composed by the eccentric maeitro for the purpose of showing how many and how great difliculties he could master, and how capable the instrument is oi carrying on recitative and dialogue, was played by Sivori in such a way that an untutored ear ceuld detect none of the mechanical difficulties with which it abounds, so entirely without effort was it, and so brilliant and masterly was the execution. There was a profusion of ornament, bHt so skillfully interwoven with the theme, that there was no redundancy, no apparent profusion. In fine, his playing excels anything we have ever heard on the violin, or, indeed, on any other instrument. Such i was tho effect of his execution of this piece, that Ra petti again forgot his leadership, and burst out in enthusiastic bravos. The piece was tumul. tuously encored, and the latter portion of it was played. At the conclusion the whole house rose and saluted the artist with one long deafening roar of applause. We have witnessed a great many triumphs of musical genius, but never before such as this of Sivori's last eve. j ning. The audience was one of the most fashionable ever before congregated together in this city. Among the rest we noticed John Tyler, Ex-President of the United States, and his family, Collector Lawrence, Mr. Da la Forest, the French Consul, and his family, and others of ?"! mno? rocnortfiMg rUtTsnff Tlia immflnM ftUAmblur4 | of fashionable people was the more extraordinary, from ; the fact that a report had been circulated to the effect | that the artist would not be able to perform last evening, in consequence of his temporary indisposition. His se; cond concert will take place on Friday evening next, the 16th inst., at the Tabernacle. On that occaaion he will 1 perform the firet part of a grand fantastic concerto in B minor, the celebrated rondo " II Campanello," (the hand bell,) and the favorite variations on the air " Nel Cor," (violin solo,) all composed by Paganiui. He will be assisted by Miss Mose, Mr. P. Mayer, and Signor Rapetti, with his splendid orchestra. Mr. Lovca.?This gentleman gives his fifth "Irish Evening" to-night, at the Stuyvesant Institute. He will on I this] occasion repeat his delightfal entertainment entitled the "Outlaws and Exiles of Erin," which afforded such unqualified gratification to his audience on a former evening. He introduces this evening, eeveral of his best songs and recitations; one of the latter, "Shamus O'Brien,*' is worth more than the price of admission to hear. These entertainments are of a most pleasing character, and possess a high degree ef interest, apart ! from the fame sf their distlnguiehed anther. Wa would ! not miss one of these on any account. Madamk Ablamowicz.?The first concert of this great vocalist will take place on Thureday evening next, at , the Apollo Rooms. She will be assisted by Mils. Rachel, Madame Lazarre, M. Oilbal, M. Jules, Fontaine, Mr. Henry Marks and Mr. George Loder. From what , we have learned of this ladv's powers, we are disposed i to believe that her debut will be eminently successful, and that she will create a great impreseion in this city. uommon voanru. Boaid or ALoicaMEn,?Oct. 13.?The Board met at s o'clock laet evening. Dr. 8. Jackson, Esq , President, in the okair. The minute* were road and approved. Several petition* were received and referred. Rrportt.?In favor ofpnrchadnf two hoi mi and one wagon for uu of 13th District Police, in 13th ward. Adopted. Adverse to pauing bill* for medical icrvicei rendered. Some few report* in favor of the payment of billa war* pawed, whan the Board took a areas*. The Board again met altar a recew of half an hour. Resolution by Aid. Roaaara, in favor of inquiring into the expediency (and referring to a Committee to report thereon) of compelling the vendors ot ardent spirits to close their stores on Sundays. Referred to the Committee on Laws. In favor of erecting a new Are alarm bell at Centre Market. Adopted Several petitions were received and referred. Magnetic Tt If graph ?Report in favor of appropriating a sum to defray the necessary expenses for the arrangement of the telegraph in connexion with the Polio* and Fir* Departments. Th* appropriation not to exceed $3000. Th* yeas and nays were called for?Ayes 7; nays, 0? Lost. After passing and concurring in some few papers from th* Assistants, the board adjourned. Boabd or Assistant Axnaaisrit?Neil Oray, Esq , President, in th* ehair. PrHtian*.?Of G. Pope, in relation to certain ssmsim*nta Referred. Of Ward and others, to have 60th street repaired. R< (sired. Of F. Bporleder, to be appointed to a situation. Rrportt Jldopird.?In favor of causing certain vacant lots to be fenced in. In favor of opening East street from Cherry to Grand, and building a pier at the foot of the latfer street. In faver of rebuilding the bulk head at th* foot *f Mad | iton lane. I Paver, from Ike Beard o/ Aldermen concurred in.? | Resolution to permit T. Chalmers to re more the remain* I of hi* children. | Resolution in ftror ol permitting owners of property to build a sewer in 11th street, from Broadway to Un?: varsity plsce. Resolution in favor of transferring stall No. I, in WeehI lugton market, to Wm. H. Radclifle, and No. SI, in Contre market, to Wm. Lalor. Resolution in fhvor of refanding to Riohard D. Letter I certain coats iaeurrod on aoeonnt of the Corporation. I Petition,-Of inhabitants of the Mh ward, for e new fire ' engine Referred. _ ? _ Of Matthew MoKooa, to bo relieved from a fine. Referred ? ^ , 1 Of the members of Hose Company No. 28, for some re , pair* to their building. ReferredOf Rector, Wardens, (to of Trinity Church, for par. 1 mission to regulate and pave Leroy street from Hudson to Burton street. Reiolulione?In favor of obtaining the opinion of the Counsel to Corporation relative to the right* of the Corporation to grant the exclusive use of piers owned by 1 private individuals. Adopted. In fcvgr Of Ipqutajnto the expediency of causing the Harlem Railroad Company to take up their rail track In Centra and Broome streets, from the Hall of Records to the Bowery. Adopted. The Boosd then adjourned until Monday evening next. n riuiurt' . Mmm. a .. Thwti^ill. Tsurkf.-Oncof tin moat intuff ttieg and >!* lifhtful play* it ha* ever 1>md otir good fortune to witneae, waslaet eight produced at thi* theatre. It ia called the ""Wife'* Secret," end was written by the author of "Love'* Sacrifice,''?nothing can exceed the enchained^ attention with which it waa lietened to, nor the dee I' emotion* which it prodnoofi in the audience. The atory is aim pie and touchinf?domestic in ita nature, ita appeal* directly andatrongly to the heart. From act to act the intnnat increase*, until at the clo*e it ia wrought op to a fearful intenaity, and preaenta one of the moat e(Tectire and harrowing ecenee to be found on the atage. Although, from the time of Shakapeare'a "Othello," and the "Revenge" of Young, the paaaion of jealousy haa been made the keyatone of many a tragedy, yet the author haa here.fwlth infinite akill.contrived to throw around thia topic auch a new and powerful charm, eo freeh a grace and elegance, that we loee eight of all former aaaeciatioaa, and become spell-bound and carried away by the all powerful intereet awakened. The pier breathe* throughout a apirit of feeling and of truth, and ita ecenee are full of nature I.ady Eveline ia a fine conception of the poet, and waa moit admirably played?the language, aimple and energetic, waa moat efl'ectivoly given, and in> leeung wonaenuuy pgnnymi. nvi impimgowi lovo for her husband, her joy at his return, mingled with her fearful anxiety and dread of the betrayal of her secret?her agony reused by her husband's suspicions and violence, and fit mness in her purpose to shield her brother, at whatever cost, were acted with great power, and the transitions of feeling, deeply agitating and overwhelming as they were, throughout true to nature. The last scene was one of her greatest effortsshe never wrought more powerfully on the audience?it was one of the proudest triumphs of her art?it was tender, impassioned, violent, despairing, and almost frenzied by turns. It took the house by storm. She gave many passages with great tenderness and beauty, such as in the first act, on the receipt of her husband's letter? s " Oh ! 1 am undeserving of such bliss," Sic.; And that touching passage, ' There's not a liower but I have watched its growth, And hoped it would not bloom till Walter came? 1 here's not a bird," fee. Also, " You'll kiss me f or I'll think you're angry " And that touching appeal? " Have mercy On me?for my sake?for those happy years Of never clouded love that we have known? For those too blissful hours, when all of life Was the sweet barter of each other's smiles? For these be merciful! " It was an exquisite piece of acting, and nobly did she | carry out the conception of the author. The part of Sir j Walter is one of strength and deep feeling. He is tenI derly attached to his wife, and his hopes and happiness , are centered in her he confides and loves. He returns frnm tKn inila rvf ...e. AnJ k.. V. _ finds the loved one, as he supposes, false, and concealing a paramour beneath hi* roof?the malice and the trehchery of Jabez, the wicked iteward, poison* hi*r *aill mind with ?u*picion of the guilt of hi* wife?appeal >. i* ance* confirm the doubt to certainty, and in hi* rage he denounce* hi* wife, and i? wrought up to acta of vengeance. All this was powerfully p'ayed by Keau?the Session was marked by a powerful energy?the transi on* "from tenderness to rage?from doubt to confidence ?from love to fierce revenge," were in his best manner, t nd admirable throughout. We have only room for one paage, which was given with a pathos that went to the soul. " Mr home ! my home '. Oh '. what a worldles* joy To be in thy familiar clasp again ! In absence is seemed almost too much bliss For hope to picture?my returning foot Paused on the threshold, doubting still lest changes Like a spring frost, had nipt some bud away. But not a leaf is wanting ! all's the sameLove, peace and joy flutter in every breeze ; And my full heart, too small for its great wealth, Flowsjiver with its rapture." Mr. and Mrs. Keau have nobly fulfilled their duty to the author, and have given us a sweet, powerful, and delightiulplay Its merit and success were great, and it must always be very attractive. The play was lightened by much comic humor The scenes of Maud, and tbe Page were very amusing and most excellently acted by Mrs Abbott and Mr*. Hunt?and Fisher played Jaber very effectively. The last scene was not one soon to be forgotten?jt* effect was overwhelming?never was a more thrtHlng interest produced on the stage. Bowzar Theatre.?Mis. Shaw finishes her engagement this evening as Marianne; she has gained new laurel during the time she has beon acting, and will leave (ha (haatrA urllh tha ctaa^ wiaUne oil elsewhere.- The drama of the "Lion of the Sea," made quite a hit lait night?it is a neat little piece, full of pa. triotic clap trap*, which were taken with enthusiasm by the audience; it i* repeated to-night, and will no doubt become a favorite with the public. The actor* exerted themselves with much effect ; Hadaway, a* Pegarol, wa* very diverting ; Clarke, in the "Lion of the Bea," looked every inch a sailor, who would cheerfully surrender hi* life, but nevor strike his flag; Chanfrau, Booth, Mr*. Booth, and in fact every performer in the piece, did their best, especially Neafie in the American tar, Tom Timber, with the Declaration of Independence for hi* sheet anehor?he never acted better, or reoeived more applausf, OaxanwicH Thcatbe.?We hope to see a good attendance at the Greenwich this evening?as the performance* will be for the benefit of the enterprising manager Mr. Freer. This gentleman has, in the face of dUBoultie* that would be considered insurmountable by ordinary men, by dint of industry and energy, established a place of amusement which ranks high in the estimation of the public, and is n ghtly resorted to by a large portion of our up town population. He has earned for himself a character which may well be envied The bill of performances on the occasion of his benefit, is snch as cannot tail to please, and there will be a heat of talent to sustain it. Itcomprisea the " Brigand, or the Fate of Massaroni.'4 14 Thft f'ahmnn. op tho line onrl >? the musical drama of " Clari, the Maid of Milan," and the drama of " Smile* and Tears " The following named actor* and actitiasa* hare volunteered their services, and been engaged to appear this evening, viz : Mrs. McLean, Mis* (Jrauford, Miss Mary Duff, Miss Sainle Robinson, Mr. John Winans, Mr O W. Neel and Mr. Bruce Altogether this will be a brilliant night at this theatre. Thu Alhamba.?Success, as brilliant as well as desirred, attends this delightful resort of the fair and fashionable. A continued round of amusements is nightly provided for the lovers of mirth, musto and magic.? Monsieur Adrian is undoubtedly one of the most startling adepts in the art of deception ever yat introduced te the public. Many of his feats are really incomprehensible, and leave the spectator in amazement lost. No professor of necromancy we have ever seen can surpass him in the skill with which all his illusions are carried out, and their variety appears really inexhaustible. Tonight he perform* seme of bis most surprising trick* of dUSUrie, and magic. In addition to those attractions, there is to be a vocal and instrumental concert by the talented artists and orchestra belonging te the establishment, forming altogether a delightful evening's enter: tainment, and whan it la oonsidvred tost all this amusement is offered for the sum of one shilling, oan a doubt exist that the Alhamra will again be crowded withciti zens mm strangers r Piuto'i Oftn Horn.?Notwithstanding the variety of attractions offered in our city laet evening, a very full and faahioaable houee was prenent at the flret appearance of Mr. Alexander, the magician, in thie country.? We do- not Ruppoie that the gentleman hai made any compact with hie Satanic Majeety, though from the teeming impoRSibility of the performance ef tome of the feata, by human aid alene, which were hoautifnllly per- t formed by Mr. Alexander laet evening, one it made to ' thlnu of superhuman power. Thit evening he givee the f j tecond of hie myateriona toirtn, and we Odvite all whe j wish to be amneed and aetoniehed, to visit him. 1 Bowkat Ciacre?, thx Qatar WaatTLta ? This evening there is to be, in addition to the horseman ship of Mr. Dale and Mr. L I.ipman, a grand wrestling match by the French champion, against the field of tome I half docen competitors. As this trial of bodily strength is to come off after the various acts of the circle are gone i through with, it of course leaves it optional with those who come merely to witness the horsemanship and other excercises, to remain, or not. as it suits them Mr Dale ; is alto to distinguish himself this evening by riding hit Sreat principal act, which many assert to oe quito equal i that ef Mr North. The last named equestrian having ; jntt concluded the most brilliant and successful engagei m*?t hft Avar mn/io in tkio AAMntn offnrMe Mr Halo an 1 excellent opportunity of making an effort for the laurela 1 of ftr>t rider, which we are eeaurad he ia determined to i win if poMible. Tmc Ravel Family .with Mont. Henri end Me. Leon Javelli, have been pitying to crowded bouaea et the Arch itreet theatre, Philedelphie. They leave today for Baltimore, where they will play for eon week From Baltimore they go to Pittabarg, end thence down the 1 Ohio and Miaeiaeippt to New Orieana, Hopping at the 1 principal oitiet on the way. Mr Murdoch it engaged to play at Looiaville. He wat to make hit flrtt appearance on Monday, the Sd inat, in "Claude Melnotta.' An fthatii'triTi Before the Vice Chancellor. Oct 19?Decaeieiaa?Divorce caaea?Rebecca B. Freeman va M. Freeman? Divoroe granted, en the grannd of adultery; complainant to retain property inherpoaaeeaion. Ann D Roper re. Jamea Roper?Decree for divorce en tame ground a. Fanny Campart va. F.dward T. Campart, aliaa Wataon ?Divorce granted on aame ground; complainant to have oare of children kc ^Trrce, A- CoaUllee v. Walter Coetellee?Decree ap ui wiici separate property, ana restraining husband from meddling with it lohn R. Pyo k Son* re June* .Swan?Decree for partition of freehold property?Reference to a matter to ndvertise and ascertain creditor* of Pye, deeeaaed. and to eell leasehold premises Out of proceed* to inveat with Trust Company a sum snflicient to pay R. Cole #3000 when he h. comes of age, to pay Swan'* costs, and tb* halanre due to him. and to pay residue to neat of kin. on their bond to rrfund on d-h's appearing If Swan Insist-, R. eie to he made e pari hv a supplemental hill F. Pali * SC. Leakin -lotion to dissolve injunotion on bill, and answer granted. Coeta to abide the er*nt of suit Oore fc AI lot t ra. Austin k Dikeman?Injunction dissolved on the answer*. Defendant's costs to abid* tb* event of rait. Havens vs. Kldridgn fc Babcock--enrollment discharged. Dearee opened, and defandmnt* permitted to answer on payment or all complainant's coeu. subaequent te service of the bUl. Such oesta to be made up in a bill. 4

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