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

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 28, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. \i-\v Vork, Wednesday, October 'AH, 1846, To Our Friends. The election in this State, and in the State of New Jersey, will come on in a few days, anil as usual, the public will look to this journal for the earliest returns. To enable tis to give them, as soon as possible, we must ask our friends in the interior of those States, to send us by mail or otherwise, the results in their particular localities, as correct as th?y can procure them If the full vote cannot be obtained, we would be thankful for the majorities W>11 our friends remember ihfa 1 The Mew City Charter. This journal exclusively, published the new Uity Charter yesterday, lor the uenent ot thoso i who are to pa-a upon it next Tuesday. To-day we publish the address of the members of tho convention, and hope that all our citizens will road it, as well as the charter, so that they may vote understanding^. Tobacco Tra4e of the United II tat re?Commercial System*. Sometime since we alluded to the importance of this trade, and to the restrictions which have been placed upon it by the government of every coun- j try with which we have any extensive commercial intercourse We pointed out the absence of reciprocity in the commercial systems of those countries which make the greatest pretensions to free trade ; and urt'l the onerous restriction? alluded to are removed, they cannot lay any claim to that freedom of commercial intercourse so much talked of The immense duty imposed upon this article impoited into Gieat Britain, raises the average per cent duty upon our staple productions to a higher point than that imposed upon the products and manufactures of Great Britain imported into t.iis country With all the oomplaiats in Great Britain against our pietective tariff, as it has been called, we approach much nearer free trade than that government , does. Tho annexed table of prices current in the Liv erpool market, at the latest date, With the duty charged, will exhibit the rate exacted on this article imported into Great Britain. Quotation* roll Tobacco ik LiTcsrooL. and Rati or Dctt Prieet. lhity MsryUnd y*llow, p?r lb. in bond.. 0 8 0 9 300 per cent, i Color? * 1 0 'X 400 percent. I Biowu 0 3X 0 0 11*0 percent. Virgi <n. fi.e Iruh and ii'in 0 OX 0 6 600 per cent. : Middling d t'o I < 0 0 800 percent. Fiue long light 1?*ly 0 4X 0 0 700 per cent. Good and middling ditto 0 3,X 0 4 1100 per cent. Or<H"*rv light and dry 0 3 0 3V "00 percent. Kentucky, fiue light Ig. leal? 0 3X 0 4X 800 I1" cent : Middlin. to good 0 3 0 SX 1100 percent. Middling l>ght and dry 0 3 0 34 1100 per cent. Fine black* 0 3X 0 3<g 1??0 percent. Middling ditto 0 3 0 SX 1100 percent. The specific duty is three shillings sterling per pound, which amounts, in several instances, as will be seen above, to eleven hundred per cent.? This is enormous, and upon any other article in our list of exportations would amount to prohibition, and even upon this it checks the consumption very materially. These restrictions we want removed; and amidst all the modifications in the tariff of Great Britain, not the slightest alteration or improvement has been made in relation to this article. The extent of this trade, and the importance of a reduction in the duty, will be seen in the annexed table, which exhibits the exportation from New Orleans for the past year,compared with previous ones, distinguishing the destination. Toracco F.iforted from New 0*lian??Five Year*. H'hithtr Exported 1141-42. 1812-43. 1843-44. 1844-'5. 184',-6 Liverpool 6.930 6.788 8,808 4,917 8,976 London 7,212 9,831 8,291 6,473 12.8*8 (Hugo* k Greenock, ... ... ... ... ... vowea.r simoncn, see 6,827 10,798 5,424 1,111 2,641 Cork, Bella*', See H?T'e 4,017 4.648 4,846 3,514 2.215 Bordraut 1,001 2,332 1,156 1,565 1,067 Marseille*, ..... 1.933 4,665 5 102 3,934 1,006 Nantz . < eite 6c Kenen ... ... ... ... ... I Amstrrdam 1,138 2,700 3.775 50 451 1 Rotterdam Sc. Ghent,.. 1882 2.913 917 1,014 1,104 '< Bremen 8.9W 7,-88 9, <02 12,012 6.378 Antwerp, &c S,'90 5 657 2,178 3,8(2 4,291 Ha inburir 3.401 1.477 2.303 786 181 Gottenhurg 916 96 1 714 909 913 Spain and Gibraltar... 7,204 4.496 10 68 1 6,749 9,813 , Harara, MrX'Co, ice.. 981 1 063 1,60 1 903 ... I Genoa, Trieste. Sec... 550 1,760 1.556 3,001 2,375 China ... ... ... ... | O'her foreign porta... 516 217 1,177 794 298 New York 7.090 10,533 6,960 6.936 4,848 Boston 2,351 3,650 2,515 4,938 913 P oTidencc, K. 1 ... .., ... .... Philadelphia 936 2,815 1,286 2,536 1,030 Baltimore 208 2,433 1,167 478 4 27 Portsmouth Orher coastwise ports, 225 2,194 1,100 2,145 217 Western States Total (9.058 89 891 81,249 68.679 62 045 Great Britain 20 969 27.437 22,523 12,553 24.505 France 6.974 11,645 11,104 9.013 4 288 North of Europe '0,251 21.618 20,175 19,051 13,301 8. of Europe It China. 9.053 7.536 14.349 11 029 12,516 Coastwise 10 810 21,655 13.098 17.033 7,435 Total 68,058 89,891 81,249 68.679 62 045 It will be perceived that the aggregate exportation from New Orleans lor theyearjust closed, was several thousand hhds. less than in either of the previous four years. The shipments to England thi- year were nearly double those of last, the decrease being confined to the shipments to the north of Europe and to France The coastwise shipments also show a great decline. About onefou rth of the ai/ffm.rstA urnnrtslinn nf this o.i.rtla % from this country goes to Great Britain ; our next best customers are the Germans. More than two- thirds of our total shipments of tobacco go to England, the Ilanse Towns and Holland. Tne production of tobacco in the United States just about keeps pace with the demand for conS umption. The result, for a series of years, shows this, but the iluctuav'ons from year to year have been very great. The fluctuations in the value of this staple have, within the past ten years, been enormous,varying, from one year to another, from three to five millions of dollars. We cannot satisfactorily account for these extremes in prices, as the production, in the aggregate, for a term of years, has been quite uniform. The annexed table, showing the quantity produced in this country, the quantity exported, and the ave- , rage value of each hogshead exported, will give a better idea of the trade in the article than anything else:? Production or Tobacco in the L'nited State*, wrs i hi EiroRTATio* asp Average Value or each Hhd. LirORTED. Jir'ge value Production Exportation per hhd. in U 8. from U. S. exported. IIS) hhdi 133,307 HC.SiKi 16 >1 III J 103,941 83.131 69 29 1134 109.974 K7.979 74 96 1831 117,941 94,333 87 01 119* I36.M1I 109,442 91 34 1SJ7 113,190 100,232 37 12 II* 123,741 110.393 73 11 ll? 91.744 71,993 124 47 1H0 149,333 119.4*4 ?1 05 1S4I 114.715 147,821 *6 09 1U1 194.693 131,710 CO 12 l?? 113,731 94,434 49 23 ISit 131,713 163,013 M II The highest point touched was in 1889, when the production did not reach a Hundred thousand , hogsheads. Our government is determined to leave no elfort untried to bring about a revolution in this ar" ticle, but we fear it will be unsuccessful; if so, the only alternative is to levy retaliatory duties upon the staples of those countries, the commercial systems ol which almost prohibit the importation of our tobacco. Our planters feel the ab- ' senceof markets, and the cultivation of the plant is to a very moderate extent, to what it would be, if it was not so generally adopted by European governments as a source ol customs revenue. : We have had it in our power once to modify j t'.ie commercial system of the Zollverein in ; relation to this article, but the Senate did not think proper to ratify the treaty form- i ed for that purpose. After the government had despatched agent after agent to the Hanse Towns far the express purpose ol obtaining concessions j in tavor of tobacco, and our minister bad perfected a treaty to that effect, the Senate refused to ratify it, and the matter dropped. I lie present administration have taken the thing in hand, and we hope it will be more successtul. Mr. Bancroft, oar minister at the Caurt of St. lames, has special instructions to enter into ne.otiations upon this point; and we hope lie will devote his great talents to the subject until proper eonceesions sra made How can a Oovarn- i ment talk about free trade, whilit its tariff con- ' tains suoh a prohibitory duty as that levied upon ' tobacco imported into Great Britain! We want nothing of free trade but its practical operation All theories are humbugs. We are a matter oi lact, an astonishing people, and the staple products of such a great country as this must reach the con?umers ns free from restrictions and taxes as the soil on which they are raised. Kzoro f't'XFRiOK ?We have had, within a few days, a practictlexemplification of the ala-m ng consequences which would accrue to us as a community, from an injudicious extension of negro suflrage The neighborhood of out Halls of Justice has been for some days pas' in a state of alarming excitement, in consequence of the temporary detention of a slave named George Kirk, who lately absconded from his master in Georgia, and succeeded in stowing himself on board the Mobile, a vessel Wound for New York, without the knowledge of the captain or crew. On the arrival of the vessel in this harbor, a writ of habeas corpus was procured, and the slave was brought before Judge Edmonds, in the Court of Oyer and Terminer, where the matter has been undergoing judicial investigation for several davs pa?t Hiring the trial the neighborhood of the City Hall has been crowded with the colored popula j ton of the Five Points, and other similar localities, who have behaved in the most outrage; us possible manner, and have several times threatened to rescue the slave from he hands ot justice. This riotous disposition on the part of the negroes manifested itself yesterday to such a dan- j gerous extent, that in bringing tha slave to court, the assistance of the Mayor and a strong bo ly of police was necessary to prevent a rescue, and our citizens were kept all the morning in a high state of excitement. When, in tl.eir present disfranchised condition, these negroes manifest so dangerous a spirit of insubordination to the laws, who will maintain that it would be wise to entrust to them the power of modifying, and even of subverting those laws which are trie sa'e-guards of society 1 Every man of common sense is aware that the colored racr, if enfranchised, would hold the ba lance 01 power in our elections, and then, what scenes of anarchy and lawless violence would wo not witne?s. The first city in the Union would bo under the control of a violent and ignorant mob, and such scenes as have been onacted within the last few days would be of daily occurrence. Those humane gentlemen who would cure a pimple on the face of the body politic by superinducing a gangrene of the entire system, should ponder , well before they indue with the privileges of freemen a race whose laws are their passions, and ' whose ignorance, as a class, disqualifies them from wielding, without injury to themselves and others, a power which should only belong to en- : lightened citizens. The War?Drafting Troops.?We are sorry, ! lor the honor of our country, that the litde petty i small minded opposition to the present war, ^ which arose simultaneously with the commence- i ment ot hostilities, still continues among a por- ) tion of the press. The other day it was stated in one of those ; journals, that in consequence of the disbanding of the six months volunteers, because they would not engage for twelve months, the government will be compelled to resort to a draft, if it wants additional force to carry on the war. This sta'ement is false on its face, because the names . of two hundred thousand volunteers are now in 1 the possession of the Secretary of War, every one of whom would be ready to march to Mexico in i twenty-four hours notice. The authors of such mean attempts to embar- : rass the administration, are deserving of pity, more than condemnation. The country is una- j nimous in prosecuting the war vigorously. The Postmaster General and the Postmas- | TKRS.?It anDHIirnthiittViK Pn?tmmt?r U<n?n>l addressed a circular to the postmasters through- ! out the country, directing them, as they value j their offices, to be attentive to their business, and perform their duties personally as much as possible, and not have them performed by any deputies, no matter how careful and faithful We are extremely gratified at this, and have no , doubt, that if the postmasters obey these instruc- ; tions, the mails will be more regular than they have been since the meeting of the New York | State Convention. If a man holds an office worth four or five thousand dollars a year, it is not asking too much to have him attend to it himself, instead of throwing the responsibility on the shoulders oi a deputy, who, perhaps, does not receive over seven hundred dollars for his ser- i vices. We congratulate the public on the change. Jkrsey City Frrry Company ?We are inform- j ed from very good authority, that at a meeting of the stockholder; of the Jersey City Ferry Company, held last vtreek, a resolution was passed by a j majority of one, fixing the rae of ferriage on and | after the fifteenth day of November next, at three cents for foot passei gets. We are further informed, that it is the 1 intention of the company to put on an additional boat during the evening, so that passengers will not be compelled to congregate in hundreds around the slip as heretofore, waiting for a boat, and that this arrangement will go into effect as soon as possible. We are not willing to award any praise to this ! Company for these changes, for the value of1 the stock will be enhanced considerably* while the expenses will be but a trifle additional. , Self-interest dictated them. Navai. Preparations?While our land forces are hewing their way to the heart of Mexico, our navy is about to commence active service on the coast. The preparations in the navy department are of the most energetic description. Another commodore, to assist those now in the Gulf, is about to be sent down to the squadron. Commodores Stewart and Ridgely are both understood to have applied for the command The three shipsof-the line, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Ohio, are being overhauled, preparatory to being despatched to the Gulf. The ulterior object of all , these preparations is an attack on San Juan ; d'Ulloa. As for Tampico, it is expected that it will fall an easy prey. The Steamers Vixen and Spitpirx.?These two vessels, originally built for the Mexican government, but lately purchased by our's, have gone out to Vera Cruz, and on the passage ont have had their sailing powers tested. Their fast cm opocu uiu nui eiceou eigni iDoii an nour, and in twenty-four hours they were unable to make ! more than one hundred and twenty-seven knots. '1 hey may answer the purpose of attacking the small towns on the Gulf, where vessels of light ' draught are requisite ; but for service in which speed is necessary, they are found to be totally unflt. 1m port ant Movement.?The following impor- ( tant circular has just been issued from the Trea- ! sury Department. circular to collectors and other officers of the customs. Taasst si UtuiTMnr. October 2Sd, IB4?. In consequence ol intelligence received at the department, it becomes expedient end proper to rescind the privilege granted to the |iorts ef Yuceten in my circular instructions of the 11th of June, IMS, sod to subject said ports to the interdictions of commerce applicable to the ports of Meaico generally, as enjoined by said inatrac- I tions You are accotdingly directed to refuse clearances to all vessels and their cargoes departing from our ports, 1 to ports or places in Yucatan. R. J WALKK.R, Senratary of tha Treasury. The pleasant little province of Yucatan will now hava to keep herself within the bounds of propriety, All Meaioo is now in a stata of stage. j Hnilcal Intelligence. New York, line* (he ku been rlty, his nev< r mod a mutieel season to compare with the preient ? We hare now amongat ua aome of the moat brillliant musical atara of the age; who, each in his turn, appear, and bear away the palm of public approbation. Camillo Sivori, Leopold do Meyer, Henri Hera. Burke, all distinguished, though in different decrees, are now amongst ua?all attracted to thia country by the unqualified tuccesa which attended the vi-it of Ole Bull and a number of other men of genius, whose merits met in this couuiry that warm appreciation that men of genius always mee' a' the bands of the Americans Leopold do Meyer, since he arT>red heie, has had a ery brilliant career through the country He it now in Philadelphia, where he will give a grand muaical featlval to-morrow night He will then return to thia city, and give a concert for the German Benevolent Society, on the 3d proximo A circumstance that occurred when Sivori first landed in New York, ahowa how true genius will triumph over difficulties The anxiety of the ]>eople to hear thia renowned artist was very great, and his first concert was advertised. Previous to the evening named, the artist became, from indisposition, totally unable to appear. A postponement was unavoidable, although most hazardous to his future prospects iu this country, as it would virtu ally have killed any ordinary aspirant for public favor.? But the result proved the high appreciation in which genius is held by the American people. Sivori'x first bouse was excellent, both in numbers and intellectual refinement. Once beard, he wax secure. Ilis genius tri umphed over disadvantageous circumstances, as well as over the petty envy and malevolence of one or two small potato critics who, alter his first concert, attempted to do. preriate him. His future success will, without doubt, be a* Druiiuni a? ma |>ui Henry Hcrx.the distinguished pianist, whose composition* are univei sally admired, and whose genius is allowed to he of the highest order, Is to connnencu his career in the United States, to-morrow evening, at the Tabernacle. Success ia sure te attend him. Besides the brilliant names we have mentioned, there aro others whose merits as vocalists and musicians are not without due appreciation. 1 Sgnore Pico, Ma lame Ahlamowict, and others, aro eminently and deservedly successful The success of the most refined description of music in this country, proves a commensurate degree of refinement and musical taste on the part of tho public by whom it is appreciated and patronised ; so that, in the divine art of music, as well aa in the practical sciences, the people of the United States are advancing pari patsu with the nations of Europe. Samuel Lovkb.?This gentleman's second entertainment at Boston was given on Monday evening It ia stated in the Boston Courier that a complimentary dinner is to be tendered him on Thursday next by several gentlemen of that city. Tho Apolloneona were to give their fourth concert in Boston last evening. Theatricwis. Park Theatre.?Mr. Anderson appeared last evanlng as Claude Melnotte, in the " Lady of Lyons," Mrs. Hunt aa Pauline. We have ao often ipoken of the merits of Mr. Anderson's acting in this part, that it ia needlaaa now to ga into them. He last evening but strengthened the impression which had obtained with us before, that he ia : the beat delineator of the character we have ever seen. He had a most brilliant oudience, and never have we seen him more heartily applauded. Mr. Bass as Dumas, and ' Mrs Vernon as Madame Deschapelles, elicited deserved applause. After the fall of the curtain, Mr. Anderson, in : compliance with the call of the audience, came out, accompanied by Mrs. Hunt, and both bowed their thanks. : Two very promising children, the Misses Denny, appeared in the afterpiece, the " Wandering Boys," and actually astonished the house by the cleverness of their ac I 1-1 l-l.-I.S hi.I fair to distinguish themaelvei. We will take another opportunity to apeak more at large of their very neat act- j mg. To-night " The Klder Brother"and " Fortunio." Bowkrt Tueatre.?The gorgeous spectacle of "Mon- j tezuma" still draws crowds to the Bowery. No piece has over been presented at this theatre so magnificent in I costumes and decorations, or so rich in scenic effect? But in addition to this, Mr. Addams appears this evening i as King Lear in the tragedy of that name, sustained by ; the strength of the company. He appeared last evening as Hamlet, and elicited warm applause. Alhamra.?This place is nightly growing in favor with the public. This evening Miss Clarke of the Olympic is to deliver an address, written by H. V. Grattan, and there are songs and other entertainments without number. Bowert Circus.?This evening the new clown, Signor Carlo, repeats his astonishing feats on the top of a lad. der, balancing himself on his head, on one hand, fee., and performing ether things altogether incredible to those who have not seen him The amphitheatre is crowded nightly, and without talking of the many other attrac- I uuuv, auvu in oqucauiitu icvva, v?uiuu|, auu ?uc ui|>u?- j ing gymnastics of Mr. Brewer, the fee's of Signor Carlo i ; alone are sufflcient to fill the houae. ] Ratmokd and Wisuio'i MetteczaiB.?This grand collection of animals, after a most successful summer tour, i makes a public entry into the city to-day. The proces. sion will be most imposing. It will be preceded by a Erand triumphal car drawn by two elephants, which will s followed by the entire train of carriages, containing the greatest collection of wild animals in the world.? j There will be altogether some eighty carriages, drawn by about two hundred horses. The procession will pa- , rade the principal streets, and the menagerie will after- ! wards take up its quarters on the late site of Niblo's Oar- { den. This immense assemblage of savage animated nature should be visited by all our citizens It is said to be the most complete collection ever exhibited. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kean are playing te crowded audiences in Boston. The new play of " The Wife's Se. cret" has made an immense hit. On the close of their engagement thev will return to New York and superintend the production of King John, which is to tie brought j out in the course of the ensuing month with a correctness and splendor exceeding anything ever witnessed on any stage Collins is to be the next star at the Park. Mr and Mrs Thorne, who have been so successful in Cincinnati, have gone to New Orleans to pass the winter. Julia Turnbull is attracting crowds of admirers at Cincinnati with her grace and beauty. The papers piaise her highly Political Intelligence. CoKoetssioNAi. Nomination?Henry Nichol, of the First Ward, received the democratic nomination last night for the Third District. Nomixatiois fob thi Assembly.?The democrats last biy, by the nomination of Alexander M. Ailing, grocer, of the 16th Ward , Dennis Garrison, ahip caulker, of the 11th Ward, and Ldward It Carpentier, lawyer, of the 1st , Ward?13 candidates having been previously nominated and their names duly noticed at the time. The whigs of Orleans county have nominated Oen. i At.ner Hubbard for Assembly. I In the 91st Congressional district, Ebenezer Blakely, 1 of Otsego, is nominated by the whigs for Congress. The Native Americans in the 9d district of Massochu- j setts, have nominated Increase H. Brown as candidate for i Congress. , Peter H. Silvester, of Oreene county, is the whig can- I didate for Congress in the district composed of Columbia i aad Greene counties. \ The latest accounts from Florida render it pretty cer. j tain that Mr Cabell, the whig candidate for Congreas,has 1 been elected. ' Police luteillgt nee. Oct. 97.? Faltt Pretenets.-Officer Kelly of the 10th ward, arrested last night, a man called 'Augustus H. Sampson, on a charge of obtaining a horse and wagon unfer false and fraudulent pretences, from Mr A H. Tuthill of Williamsburgh. Locked up for examination, ' to be sent back fer trial Theali to Extort Afon'v,?Justice Osborne arrested last night, a chap called William Jenkins, on a charge 1 of sending threatening letters to Mr Burgess, (of the Arm of Burgess *r. Stringer.) corner of Ann street and Broadway, for the purpose of extorting money. Justice . ( Osborne locked him Up for examination. Effecti of Liquor.?Officer Leonard, one of the chief's special aids, arrested yesterday, a poor miserable look- i ing creature, by the name of Alfred Leonard, of very \ respectable parents, who has brought himself down to the awful position of a thief, through the dreadful effects of drinking ardent spirits: he having been detected in stealing four ostrich feathers valued at $10, also a silk scarf worth $10, belonging to Mr. Francis Nash, No. 19 John St., merely for the purpose of procuring money to : buy liquor with; when arrested, he was laboring under | me enecisoi aennum tremens. ?o mucn so uiii ne coma scarcely walk. CommittoJ for trial hy Juatice Oibornc. ' Horee and Buggy Stolen.?8oma thieving ratcal ?tole the horse and buggy wagon, belonging to Mr. Thoa. A. Dana, reaMing at No 18 Cottage Place, while atanding ! in front of hia reaidence yesterday. No arreat. Petit Lareeniee.?A fellow called Bill Wilaon, waa arreated laat night, on a charge of atealing two pair of boota from the schooner Cambridge, lying at the toot of Maiden Lane, belonging to Capt. B K. Hall. Locked np. Richard Carney waa arrested, on suspicion of atealiDg a milk can, for which an owner ia (wanted; apply to the clerk of police, Mr. Stewart, Tomba. Committed. In Chancery. Before Vice Chancellor Sandford. John P. Garcia by Me jleeignee vt The Jar keen Marine fee. Co.?This ia an application under the atatute aa to I Corporation on the part of riaintifl, who haa a verdict of a jury in the Superior Court in hia favor, and an affirms- j tion of judgment by the three Judges, to compel the defendanta, who have not iaaued policies for more than one j year, to auhmit to the appointment of a Receiver to take , charge of all funds and liquidate all demands. Decision this morning_ Circuit Court. Before Judge Kdmonda. Oct. 17.?Stephen tVreke i t John M foicry-Jction for Slander?The parties were formerly partners in the crockery business in Peck slip ; they quarreled ; the plaintiif alleges that defendant alapdered him by stating to several persona that plaintiff had cheated him, 8cc. Ad> journed to this morning. Kor plaintiff, Mr. K. andtord : for defendant, Mr. Mil lock. UILL _ . J - i- ~LL .1 . I . .J. Wkl| Omnijr The wh'ga of the city and county of Now York u mbled at National Hall laat evening to hear the report of (be convention delegated from the different ward* to nominate county officer*, to be supported by the whig* at the entiling election. At about half-past aeven o'clock the large room in that building wai well but not densely filled with persona, : who were called to order, and Mr. Shepherd Knapp appointed to preside. Some eighteen Vice Presidents were nominated, and al>outeight Secretariea. The call of the meeting, and the report ol the nominating convention were read amid calls for Starr. Uieeley. ; Tomlinsoa, he. ; but neither of these gentlemen ap j pear ng. Mr KaasTi'a C Brookes addressed the meeting for a lew minutes, although. as he eaid, he waa unable to do so so as to be heard, in consequence of a severe col l j that ha bad recently contracted He said he was like | the majority of whig* when called upon to address their ! fellow-citizens ?reedy at all times and under all circumstances to address hit fellow-citizens in time of need. Alter apologising for want of time to arrange his ideas, he alluded to the glorious victory that had been achieved by the whigs in Pennsylvania aud Ohio, and hoped that the Empire City of the Empire State would net be untrue to the great cause, or fall to re-echo the glorious shout of victory that has been rolling on for some days back. Mr. Brookes then asked the meeting what had become of the great measure of protection which the whigs carried iu Congress two years ago I It has been broken down by the administration which uow curses ' the country. Mr. Brookes then touched upon the war with Mexico, which he said would have ruined the administration long ere this enly for the gallant conduct of the gallant old whig, Zach Taylor. (Tiemendous cheers ] 1 ask (said Mr. Brookes) where would be the administration oaly tor Zach Taylor? [A man iu the crowd exclaimed, "In Halifax." Laughter.! No?it would be nowhere. [Cheers j The speaker tnen spoke of tne public improvements iu thia Stale and particular- ! Is of th? enlargement of the Erie Canal, the werk of i i doing which he said had been stopped at a greater i expense than woulJ have sufficed to carry the un- 1 deiUking out ; and then alluded to the charge against | John Voung of his being an anti renter?a charge which was no more to be imputed to nim than the i whole ot tho Legislature of the winter when those distuibances took place; which disturbances he said had i been peaceably quelled, and each a thing as a calico j i Indian would never again be teen in the State of New 1 i York If the whiga ware prepared to denounce John I i Young for that, ail he would aey ia, that he (the Speaker) had (ought hie lest battle in the whig cause. Philip Hosts, K?q , then read a letter from Millard i Filmore, apologizing for his not being able to attend the | meeting, when i Horace Obkklcv rose, and dehvored a rambling and I incoherent discourse of a few minutes length, touching ] upon matters and things in general, am) particularly on '

the naceaaity of stationing whiga round the polls during < the election. 1 Mr. JostrH Blunt was hare loudly called for. He , came forward and said, that as a whig he asked for no- t thing, hoped for nothing, and wished for nothing, from I the party. He expected that since the result of the late 1 I'ievidential election, he would have an opportunity to t taunt those who had treated the greatest man of the age ! with the basest ingratitude. He meant, as the Scotcn- 1 man said, to " bide his own time" in doing so, and that < time had now arrived. The defeat of Heury Clay was < owing to that rascally Cato, Silas Wright (cheers), ami t the miserable spawn in the Presidential chair now filled i the place that should be occupied by Henry Clay. 1 (Laughter) In relation to Young, he felt puzzled be- 1 tween his theological friends upon the one hand, aod his t philosophical friends on the other, who bad had soma i controversy on his anti-rent opinions; but Mr. Young, I he would undertake to say, was one of the right sort. ' i (Applause.) In everything. Mr. Young was quite tho i sort of person for them (uheera.) After briefly advert- I ing to] the Mexican war, which he denounced oi a per- i feet trifle in iteeif, and denouncing the measures of the i present administration, he concluded. I Mr. Knoi here read a series of resolutions, embracing i tho whole whig doctrine, and the questions which were I fo ho Has*i/1cirl nnnn at lha annra&p.hinir election. The i resolutions were unanimously adopted. i Mr. Hone, jr., next briefly addressed the meeting. He i called upon nia whig friends to rally at the approaching ' election, and vote the whig ticket, particularly to res- ^ pond to the nomination of Willis Hall He felt conii- I dent that the 4th of November woeld find the great whig 1 party in full possession of that power which had been , wrested from them by the locofocos. After calling upon i his whig friends to rally and fight the cause at the ap- I I preaching election, he concluded amid cheers. Mr. John Mason, of Maryland, was here Intro- ! j duced to the meeting; he said that he was in his native State, and still was almost a stranger to all who surrounded him. About two years ago ne had come to New York from Maryland, where he had re- 1 sided for the last ten years. The resolutions which had < been read spoke of the great victory that had been achiev- ' ad in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. (Cheers ) This I caused much consternation among the locofocos, who , lad already set up a cry. It reminded him of an anec lote, where a man who had a large bull dog?and who, ' c seeing the tails of all the dogs in his neighborhood cut * iff, he called to his nigger and said, " Peter, I say, you, { ake off that dog's tail." " Yes, raassa," replied Peter, i J hie was repeatedly, for several days afterwards, inter- . * runted hy the loud cries of the bulldog ; upon which he ? ailed for Peter, and asked him, thus" I say, Peter, did J I not desire you to take off that dog's tail f" Peter re- ' died?" oh, yes, massa, I am a doing of it." And so it * lAAftfnrtAe Kav warn lnflinff their tail bV I niches, and what would they do when their head waa oil'. [Immense laughter and cheers) After briefly impressng upon the whigs to rally for the cause, and denounsing the Sub-Treasury, he called upon them to give an impetus to the whig movement, and exhorted New York not to be behind hand in the struggle, as her action was looked to at all times with inflnite importance by the country at large, and concluded amid cheering. John J. Srxxn, of Tompkins county, next came forward, and said that the onward movement of the whig party, withstood, like the Great Western, the mighty storms that had suirounded the whig cause for so long a period. He denounced also the measures of the Administration. The meeting was next addressed by Mr. Komeyn, following the same ' ground as those who preceded him. The meeting separated. City Intelligence. Thi Slavs Case ?Long before the time fixed for opening the Court of Oyer and Terminer yesterday morning, a very disorderly and excited mob of colored people flecked to the City Hall, and some abolitionists also appeared in the crowd Several uttered threat' of an intention to rescue the slave, who was to have been brought from the TombsThe Mayor ordered out a large police force, who had to march from the City Hall towards the Tombs, and immediately returned with the slave, George Kirk. The Chief of Police, Mr. Matsell, remained at the City Hall with a small force, and his arrangements to prevent any symptoms ot riot weie admirably planned. The police soon returned with the slave, who appeared quite a young lad of about 18 years of age, dre?ed in thn blue clothing. He passed iuto the City Hall, the ' observed of all observers,'' and appeared unconscious of the tumult that his presence had aroused in New York In a tew minutes after entering the Court room, Judge Edmonds delivered his opinion, whereby the prisoner was discharged from custody, and was immediately liberated. He was immediately borne from Court by a vast crowd of colored people, and a shout ot exultation was immediately raised He was next carried to a basement in Beekman street, corner of Nassau, where he partook of some refreshments, and a large crowd assembled round the place, anxious to catch a glimpse of the "liberated slave." The pol.ee nere cuugieK?m iu u""u ?"" -u.uv.= ^ a, , lor came lorwanl and ordered the crowd to disperse. f The police here dispersed the crowd, and a cry was < railed that a feoond warrant wai iiiued, upon which tin i -i rreateit consternation wai again ra'seil There wai . t much excitement during the day, as the colored people i teemed determined to resist a second arrest; the owner Df the liberated slave having arrived, it was rumored, j in New York, with a view to effect the same. The captain of the brig Mobile, in which the slave secreted him ell, not feeling satisfied with the decision of Judge Edmonds, in discharging the slave, concluded to arrest him sgain on his own responsibility, under an act entitling h the captain of any vessel coming to this port, who should have on board of such vessel a runaway slave, to arrest him forthwith, and bring him before the Mayor or Recorder of the city for ajjudtca'ion?consequently, he ap- , pointed several policemen to act as agents in assisting him to make the arrest, and amongst this number, were officers Bloom anil Boyle of the Chief's office, an i officer Corey, of the'id ward, who kept a strict watch on the j basement, where the object of their search was taken in- i to, end in the course ot the afternoon, they observed a | cartman to drive up in Nassau near Beekman street, and I soon after, they saw two Urge boxes, apparently ol some i weight, taken irom the basement in Nassau street, placed I U)>on the cart, aod drove off" This created the suspi- ' t cion ol the officers, (who having been instructed by the 1 t chief of police, to examine everything minutely that t might he carried out of the basement) and following tho < cart into Park Row, officer Boyle, Jumped upon the cart t to examine the boxes, and saw the largest one of the two ' labelled ] ooooooooooooooooooooooooeooooooooooooooooooooooO 1 j Rev. Ira Maislet, o , ? Essex, New-York. | 1 g This side up with care. g | ooooooooooooooooooooeooooooooo oooooooooooooooooo At this time, the cartman being aware of his precious I load, was whipping up his horse to hurry off, whon ofll- I ? hi mvs *nd ordered the driver to top, ami putting hia noao to a crack in thia labelled box, I melt the , negro'a foot " worry" etrong, and placing hii i ay a cloae to the crack, law hia leg ; thia waa enough for i Bloom, who at once alipped off the cover, and there laid Mr. " Nig," (George Kirk.) anuglv atowad away like a black monkey, covered up with Abo- 1 lition traeta. Ofllcar Corey then jumped upon the cart to aaaaiat Bloom, who. both together, conducted him before the chief of police, and lrom there to the Court of Seaalona in Centre atreet, where hit Honor the May or and Reoorder were aittlng to hear the caaa; but before the caae came ?p, a writ of haitti cornut waa i etved upon hia Honor tne Mayor, iaaued by Judge Eilmonda, requesting the Mayor to produce George Kirk , the alave, forthwith, before him at hia Chambera. However, upon a polite requeat of the Mayor, Judge Edmonda came to the Court of Sessions to receive the return to the writ. When, after a few retnarka from the counaal on both aidea, the return to the writ waa poatponed until to-day at 10 o'clock, in the above court.? Meanwhile the alave remaina in the cuatody of tho Mayor, who committed him to the tomba, to be lorthcoming when wanted. A great excitement ia expected, particularly amongat the negroea, and an immenae crowding will be experienced in obtaining admittance to the ceurt. Hkrbcw BantroLiKT Sooiitt.?The annual dinner of thia aociety will take place thia evening at the Apollo Rooma. Coaovea'a Orrica?Oct. '11 Sudden Death.?The Coroner held an inquest yesterday, at No. Croea at , on the body of Elite Toaapklni, (oolored,) bora in New Vwdtf ***** ** Medical Intelligence. I ilftkodcctobt ltotcb* at thi ul?|tl??itt M?oical Collk(?e ?The first introductory lecture was deli- | rered at thi* college on Mond*y>vening lait, to a very large assemblage of medical atudenti, by Profeiaor Molt. The lecture room wa* crowded at an early hoar, and we >baerved a number of the city practitioners among tho tudience. On the entrance of the faculty, they were tainted with the long continued greeting* of the cla**, knd when thi* had subsided? Prufeeaor Mott *ro*e and delivered a very interestng lecture, of which we give a ha*ty sketch He comnenocd by congratuleting the cla-? on their aafe arrival rom the variou* lection* of the country whence thev lad come foi the purpote of spending the winter, he aiuded to the yearly inrreaiing >ue ofibe claa* a* being a i nirce ofpri le and sati>t*.-tion to the (acuity, an 1 return, id them thank* lor the confidence they *ho?re<l in the inititurion. Ho then *atd that last year he made conservative inrgery the subject of hi* introductory and that he reg' eted that be could not then examine it more luily, and he jurpoaed to de 10 at the preaent time. He bad under- | itood that ?ome erroneon* ideaa had been formed reacting last >ear'a lecture, and on that account al*o he vixhed to apeak more fully oi it. es he wiahed to atand ight in the eye* of the profession rwliu in n .rial in thi* i* ru other particular*. He then went onto aay that tho rerv foundation* of surge.-y reited on thi* principle of lonaervatiam of life and limb, and that medic<1 or conlervative surgery had now become ao systematized that autilationa of the human frame wai no longer the moat -evolting and prominent feature Heinatanced the great mprovement in the treatment of white swelling*; for- i nerly every affection of the knee joint that had any ap earance of thi* disease, waa at once rutbleaaly ampu ted; now it ii *o no more. He ulao apoke of tlie great I riumpha of exaection and reiection of bone in commiluted fracture*, and the great saving of limb* that tad been effected by it. He said, however, that i vast judgment was requisite to know when to cut I and when to withhold the knife; and this must be learn- l ?d by experience alone?books could not teach it. He then went onto rpeak of plastic surgery, and afterward* lo tenotomy, aud the great triumphs achieved by the bloodless and almost painless operations of the latter, i as evidences of the philanthropic and beautiful advances ?f science He had always advocated conservatism in lurgery. His revered preceptor, Sir Astlev Cooper, iiad instilled that precept into nis mind. In fact, all the i great names in surgery had advocated it Witness the works of the Coopers, DelpecU, Lurrey, Civiale, &tc ; ind, indeed, now the mot'o was not Drlmia est Carthago, but Comtrtanda nf Carthago. He would, however, comfort young aspirants lor surgical honors, by assuring them that there was no danger of their art being curtailed?it would be always in demand. Among the instances of the usefulness of conservative surgery, he I would refer to the case ot the lamented Ringgold, who I (ell on the Add of Palo Alto. It was the application of I the ligature which prolonged his life until be heard the glorious news of the complete success of his country's irins The lamented Paige, too, his life was preserved , by the ligature, long enough for him to receive the ap- i [dense 01 his country; and also to meet with his devoted wife Both these heroes owed the lengthening of their lays to the great principles of conservative surgery, i Many others, who were wounded on the fields of Palo . Mto and Resaca de la Palma, were, doubtless, entirely ^reserved by similar means. Gentlemen?we will ' eave Monterey and Mexico until next year's lecture. But he would here remark, tint all these conquests | would increase the field of usefulness for surgeons? I Mexico. California, lie., would be open to them. The earned Professor then went en to impress on the minds >f the class, the absolute necessity of their having a borough knowledge of 'ho anatomy of the human body, i is that was,the only sure basis and platform of all snccess ; n surgery; and without it no one could make hie knowedge portable, or apply it skilfully and advantageously. 1 He insisted on the necessity of being perfectly familiar I with all the operations of minor surgery, as without that 1 no one could perform capital or even secondary operalions. Tho Professor then spoke of the importance ol a . surgeon's being also a good physician ; in fact, to excel ! in surgery a man must be thoroughly acquainted with all i the remaining branches of medicine, lie concluded by I laying that conservatism was the pride and glory of all : lurgeons?still, that when operations were imperatively ; tailed for that everv surgeon ought to have the coolness ind determination so requisite for their enccessful per- ; 'ormance. He alluded to the many operations which were now almost superseded. The triumphs of the Dublin ; mrgeons in compression of arteries, threatened to remove it one fell swoop all the operations attendant on aneurism. / rhe skill and ingenuity of a Civiale might ultimately ; wrest lithotomy from their grasp; still enough was left ind always would be, and for his part he should always told on to the scene of his former triumphs, the jaw. ( The above is a very hasty sketch of the address. It was received with great applause, and the large crowd separated much pleased with this the opening of the sea-ion. rhe professors of the other branches wul deliver their introductories every evening this week. Movement* of Traveller*. The space occupied in yesterday's columns by the intendments to the charter of the city of New York, ex- 1 iluded the usual " Movements," for which omission we lave this day to atone, by uniting the arrivals of the two >ast days into the following summary:? Amkbican?Capt. Alvord, U.S. Army; C. Beauplant, few Jersey; P. Blake. New Haven; J. T. Baker, Philalelphia ; A- Reeves, T.Williams, U. 8. Army; C. Rockveil, Norwich ; W. Wendell. Philadelphia ; Patrick Sexon, Connecticut; J. Beekman, Kinderbook; Dr. Orkkey, J. S. Navy; H. Montgomery, Maryland ; W. McKee, 'hiladelphia; E. Rogers, Northampton ; E R. Jones, 1 few York ; C. Rogers, Northampton; R. Weir, West ; 'oint; B. Davis, Richmond; W. McKee, Philadelphia; (insley. West Point; W. Montgomery, Albany; W. I ;ox, Detroit. Astor ? D. P. Strader, J. J. Strader, Cincinnati; Mr. | 'ond, .Hartford; W. Chapman, Henryford; M. Taylor, Connecticut; W. Marvin, Albany; Geo. Warner, Troy; I. Willard, Cattskill; A. Norton, Connecticut; Geo. D. lowe, W. E. Howe, Boston; H. Howard, Kentucky ; J. i 'ickler, Virginia; Mr. Leonard, Ireland; Dr. Sweet, Amiterdam; W. Jones, Boston; R. Hart, J Manning, Troy; 3. March, Boston, J. W. Pratt, Providence; B. Taylor, | Connecticut; A. Munson, T. Cordis, Providence; Dr. Smith, Montreal; G. Upton, A. Gillman. J. Wild, D. Hastell, Boston; A. Prentiss, New London; H. Burroughs, Philadelphia; Hon. Daniel Webster, Boston; James Lynington, Madeiia; H. N. Burroughs, Philadelphia; G. i Hall, Ohio; P. Shelton, Boston; Col. Bowen, Hartford ; | rt Hitchcock, Tennessee; R. Stanton, Virginia; J Donaldson, Portland; J. Averell, Ogdensburgh; J. James, 1 S. Van Buren, T. Weed, Albany; Judge Nelson, Coopirstown: Mr. Crawford. Brockville. Canada; Mr. Ross. Bellville, Canada; E. Eaton. J. Taylor, Troy; F. Parknan, Boston; J Bnrkbead, Virginia; C. Wilton. Philalelphia; C. K. Oreen, Detroit; E. B Bigelow, Boston; S. Hart, Philadelphia. Cit*.?D.:McCown, U S N.; Mr. Alexander, N. J; Mr. Hooper, Phila; T. Fariss, Richmond; C. Dalter, Portsmouth; Dr Johnson, do; C. Martin, London; D. Aymet, Springfield; D. Ames, Mass; Rev. J. Bowden, Ulster co; Mr. Lee, Connecticut; W. Morris, Philadelphia; W. Aylett, Alabama; W. C. Cox, Ueorgia; J W. Lawrence, Baltimore; S Pope, Bostcn; C. Stebbin, Caconovia; J. C. Grayson, H. I. M. C; J. Whitfield, Richmond; R. E. Ashmoner, Philadelphia; E. Crandale, Millpoint; Standish & Bromley, Pittsburgh; H. H. Ross, Es ex; V. Clarke, Easthill; J. Stone, Philadelphia; Z. Benton, Oxbow; J. W. lloyt, New Jersey. Fbaisklin.?W. Bunall, Bridgeport; 8 Lowrey, Albany; J. Suaw, Del. co; W. Cushman, Rochester; James Krancis, Boston; C. Kellogg, Albany; E Hastings, Lexington; E Slocum, Chicago; E Brochlon, Troy; J Rotiinson, Philadelphia; L. Gilbert, Pa; P. Lewes, Connecticut; E. Mitchell, N. Haven; M. Clarke, Massachusetts; D. Orvis, Waddington; W. Hedge, Plattsburgh; J Rogers, 8 C ; J Todd A Saundcrsou, Philadelphia; J H. Learning, ?; W. Sherman, Newbnrgh; W Leonard, Miiwaukie; Dr. Offat, Kentucky; E Bessell. N. C; 11 Shifter, G. Shortess, Albany; J. Mathews, Niagara co.; l.Cnauche, Ohio; H. Livingston, Albany. Howisd ?J. Barne, Philadelphia; S. R. Hobble, Wash, iagton; Mr. Whitlock, Troy; R Palmer, Saratoga co.; Messrs Cook 4c Patterson, Boston; J. Van Dergoot, Schenectady; E. Bowen, Worcester; C. Bradley, Middletown; J- Horton, Philadelphia; A. Holmes, Baltimore; C. Sandes, Alabama; S. Downes, N. Haven; J. Steenberger, Jonnecticut; H. Hoskius, N V.; J. Kerrior, G W. Webiter, Montreal; T. S. Hooper, Lyon; D. Branch, Ohio; ienl. Griften, Albany; A. Stevenson, Iowa; B. Wooster, 1'roy; Mr. Craugan, Mr. True Taviah, Mr. Rose, Monreal; J. Grant, Syracuse; K. Miller, Oswego. J. Van barren, Pniladelphia ; S. Hyde, Md ; E. Hewillen, Oa. Judson ? M. Haswell. Ohio; N (Jamana, Thomas To , osa. Thoi. Turrell, Porto Kico; J. Somuer, Connecticut; W Hjyes, H. Brintan, Detroit; J. Haywood, Boston; M. Sriswuld, Stonington: F. Johnson. Norwich; J. Cady, i Pro v.; C. Wright, Albany; J Canington, N. Haven; E. I Hyde, Connecticut; G. Welley, N. Haven; 8. Merrick, Springfield; W. Cherry, Connecticut; S Hoyt, Danbury; ! W. Buckingham, Ohio; T. Trencomb, Rochester; E. I'urnbuU, Little Falls; K Payne. Connecticut Court of Oyer and Terminer. Before Judge Edmonds, an<l Aldermen Jackton end Johnson. In Re George Kirk? The blave Case ?Judge Edmonds >ronounced tne judgment of the court yesterday mornng in this matter, and discharged the slave. The two srTocipal grounds taken by his Honor were, fiist, that .here was no person who could legally claim him, that s, the Captain of the Mobile was neither expressly, or >y implication, the agent of Mr. Chapman, his owner ; ind, secondly, that the law of Georgia, which required he delivery of iugitire slaves to their owners, did not ~efer to runaway slaves after tbey had pasted the limits >f Georgia. Alter the judgment was delivered, there was some confusion in court, partly owing to the cariodty of a part of the crowd to get a sight of George, and jnrtly to the anxiety of the negroee who were in attendince, to lay banda on him and carry him off. They sueseeded, in spite of the officers, In grasping him, and hur ied him through the passage and down atairw, without allowing him to lay bis feet on the ground. A carriage was in waiting in front of the City Hall, in which they thruat him, and thea drove off at full speed in lha direction ol Beekman street, where we lost turther trace of him. From an early hour in the morning the Park, both in front and rear ef tha City Hall, was crowded with negroee of beth sexes We should suppose not lets than 3000. As soon as tbey heard below that he was dis charged, wnicn wai lomi minutes r>efore ne got aewn, inch was the shouting that we thought the hall would tumble about our ears, we understand that the Captain ol the Mobile procured a warrant from the Mayor to arrest him again, and detain him until a claim comes from his owner It would seem, however, that Judge Edmonds, in giving his judgment, says that the law empowering the Mayor to hold him is repealed by an act of Congress; but be this as it may, we believe there was a negotiation going !on yesterday between the aboliiionista en one side, and the corporation counsel and chief ot police on the other, for the purpose of delivering him up, in order to test the right of the Mayor under this law; but how the negotiation has ended, we were not able to ascertain. Common Pleas. Before Judge Daly. Oct. 37?Join CUrk as. Qtorgt Malktr?Ifuitantt Case?This is an action for nuisance, alleged to have been caused by the defendsnt's lamp black manufactory. It was taken up on Monday and the examination of the plaintiff's witness has been since continued until shortly before the adjournment ef ihecourt. It will be resumed this morning. _ Court Calendar?Till i Day, Cibouit Cocar?Ifl, 18,98, M,90, 38,39, 14, 306, 307, 971. Birraaiea Coeat?18, 190, 900, 31, 70, 98, 90S, 60, 04, i 919, 910, 98, 180, 7, 990, 930 to 989 . 911 to 349 Commoiv Plcss?Kirit Patt-?S. 98, 103, 10s 107, 10#, .j- i. _g??w -.!' . i; Haptrtor Court. Before J mice VanderpooL' Oct. n?Ktlly ?#. Cdi roll?This i* another action foe lander. The partial raiido in Mott street ; the defendant charged the plaintiff with keeping a disorderly hoiue. Sic Adjourned to this morning. For plaintiff, Mr. N. B. Blunt ; for defendant, Messrs. Jordaa k Voltes. Before Judge Oakley. Lmkman v. The Now York and Erie Railroad Company. This cause was adjourned to this morning. Supreme Coukt Decisions ?Saturday, October 24?Cole vs Jrssut>?483. mo. by Mr. James for judgment on friv rebutter?granted Barnum vs. Wheeler?nio by C Stevens Esq., for iudgmrnt on prv. demur-Mr Hill opposed denied Maul ton vi I'ook ? same as above Richardson impl'd tut-ads Dox No 36? Worden, r'.sq . was heard for pt ff?uevv trial granted The people vs Duyer?No 16 J \V. Uilbeit, E?q . we. heard for plaintiffs ? ' . Tucker, Esq, for dft.? juJgment for plaintiffs in demur, with leave to defendant to emend in terms The People vs John Dwyer?S?,o. 17, nme as above. Tu Fulton Insurance Lompany > .sice .irnu ? No 27 of mo of Mr Kirkland the judgment ,:n this cause ana aflinred in default. People ex rel Post v.' Han?ora, late sheriff, Ac ?No 45, Mr. tamp was heard vor relator. M. Nosen for defendant. .Mr. Reynolds iu decision postponed. Same vs. Fleming, late sheriff, he. ?No 46, M. Camp was heard for relator. Court #J" journed. A Grand Mass Meeting of the Working Men of t^is City and Comity, and of all others in favor of emancipating labor from be degrading tyranny of capital, will be held at the large Eagle Rooms (laie Church), corner ofChrysne and Uelsi.ey streets, ou Thnrsdav evening, 29.h of October, at htlf-pasl seven o'clock, to make preparations lor ensuring the success of the democratic nominations at the> approaching dec ion. Every member of the Invincible Spartan Association is expee'ed to be present ?o send forth an enthusiastic response to the uoininatiou of VlIKE WALSH, the working mens'champion and poor man's friend Let every true and independent democrat?every man who is iudebted 10 the labor of Ins own hands for subsistence, and every man, no ma-ter what his condition in life, who has a heart to feel for the wrongs and oppression ol his lellow creatures, and a hand and voice to lift in their defence?come to this meeting at an eorly honr, and help to give au impetus to free thought and progressive action . several eminent apeakera will add'esa the meeting, amongst whom the following can confidently ha depended o,:? Harman George, the ceiahrated Germ in orator. Thomas Doyle, Edward Sttahin, Daniel B. Taylor, Mike Wilsh, Ac. By order ofthe Special Committee, Nl HOLAS K. WILSON. PETER P. OAR SEN. WM. H. BOLTON. AUGUSTUS wT. JOHN. JA .IKS VlcNALLY. In case the County meeting sh >uld be c.lled in Tammany Hall, on the tame evening, our meetiug will take pi ice ou the next night (Friday). 2 French Benevolent Society.? tt the Annual Meeting of this Society, held on the 24th of October, at Messrs. Deimonico's, the President made his It spirt, showing the followiug result Reeapti. From 230 subscribe $2,2*2 01 Interest on 2 Bouda 540 00 Donations, Fines and sundries 2i:i 00 $2,035 01 Fxptniei. raid for Bread, Wood, and Coal $739 10 " Assistance in Cash 732 40 " passages to France, travelling etpensesto the interior, printing, Ac. 292 12 1.753 24 Leaving a surplus of $ .241 77 The above expenses are only those of ten months, the beginning of the odmiuistslive year having been altered from the 1st of Jaruary to the Is'of November. The Committee of Administration elected for the year 1*46-47 is as follows Messr. L. LRCLKRC, President. V DURAND, 1st Vice President. JULES REN CRD, 2nd Vice President. ED. FOR'!', Treasurer. HENRI MONLUN, Secretary. COMMIISaKIEt C. ROM4GE, J. CH ATELLIER, E. CAZET, E. D JBUISsON, A THERI6T, A. BERNARD, E. DUBERCE 4.U, AUG. NOEL, L.CA1LLEUX, E LEGAL. PHYSICIANS. _ BERGER, TRUDEAU. JULIEN, LEORAND. BODIN1ER. APOTHECARY* I MITHATT By order, H. MONLUN, Sec'y Portable Shaving Cuei.?The moat portable end at the ssme time the moit complete aud elegant article now manufactured, having every requisite for a gentleman 'a toilet, and aa a travelling companion invaluable, ror aale by O. BAUNDEnH It SON. 177 Broadway, A few doors above Courtlandl street. Poclcet and Penknives, Scissors, Nallflles, &c.?A heautitul asaoriment of the above articles can be seen at the subscribers. So. 177 Broadway, eonsiati> g of the most splendid and unique patterns ever impoited to this country. Q SrtUNUEHS St SON. Opposite Howard's Hotel. Hair Cutting Hlli the inimitable Hair Cutter?live hundred different styles of cutting Hair. aM of which are executed in the most neat aud skilful manner, with a single eye to the embellishment of, and satisfaction to the w-arer. Whiskers trimmed in the most perfect shape in all eases, suitable to the shape of the face. Dou't lorget the number, 11 Nassau street, corner of fine. Navigation of the Ohio Hlver. Placet. Time State of River. Cincinnati Oot. 18 6 feet Wheeling Oct. 31 8 ft, falling. Pittsburg Oct 33 4 ft, 6 in falling. Louisville Oct. 32. ... 7 ft 8 in. standikg. flONKV NAKKKT. Tuesday, Oct. 37-8 P. M. The (tock market wean a brighter aepect. :sorwiou and Worcester went up 3 per cent; Harlem 1. The isle* were almost entirely confined to these two stocks At the second board prices fell off a fraction from those current at the opening in the morning. The Boston money market continues exceedingly easy, and there is no difficulty in obtaining discounts at th8 banks, upon first rate business paper. The Boston share market has been active, without much improvement in prices, with the exception of East Boston, and Norwich and Worcester stocks. Dividend stocks remain quiet; this is particularly the case with the sound railroads, as the near approaching division of profits dis. inclines holders to part with their investments at present prices. If money continues as plenty on the first of January as it is now, there is but little douht that these popular and safe securities will command the present rates, with the dividends off. Most of those dividends will be four per cent, while the intervening interest for sixty days will be but one. The Concord (N. H ) Railroad Corporation has indefinitely postponed the consideration of assuming the construction of the Souhegan Railroad The subject has created a good deal of excitement among the stockholders, and 17.( 00 out of 20.000 shates were represented on the occasion. The majority for indefinite postponement was 1726 The Concord ro.td has been one of the most successful enterprises o f the kind that was ever established in this country. It divides ten per cent annually, and its shares readily command over thirty per cent premium in the market. The gross earnings last year war* $228,479; the expenses $135,0J4?leaving $93 424 net, out of which two dividends, of five per cent each, wero $11,424 added to the contingent lund. The second track laid down by the Naahua and Lowell Railroad, the peat year, haa greatly facilitated the business of the line, which haa induced the directora of the Concord road to conatruct a continuation of it between Nashville and Mancheater, and for thia purpose 4 000 new aharea hare been created and taken by the atockholdera, the premium upon which haa been an extra dividend in effect There ia now no doubt of the railroad between Montreal and Troy being apeedily constructed, the atock re quired to be taken up in Montreal having been nearly all aubecribed for. All the movement* made by the railroad companies of the northern and middle section* of thia State, increase the necessity and importance ol a rapid extension of the Harlem road to intersect the great net work ot iron lines, which are so rapidly spreading over the New England States, this State, and the Canada*. When the Harlem Railroad reaches Somera, there will be a space of only sixteen miles intervening between it and a connection with more than twelve hundred mile* of railroad. The completion or construction of a road over that sixteen miles, would open to this city the railroads of the northern part of this State and of all New England, at all season* of the year. How long will the citizens of New York suffer this sixteen mile* to remain uncovered by an iron track, whioh will open to them the trade of the interior of all New England 1 When there ia so much apathy on the part of our capitalist* that a work liks this ia suffered to remain dormant, what probability is thore of three millions of dollars bo- ing subscribed to conatruct a railroad on the banks of one of the finest rivers in the world, the navigation of which ie only impended about thirty day* in the year J ' * The capitalist! of thii oity have expended ?o much money npon worki of internal improvement, which hare proved worthleii, that it ia now the moit difficult thing in the world to enliit their aid in constructing worki really pollening merit. In about thirty days the new advalorem tariff goes into operation, and wo have no doubt mme very im portent alterations will be made in the system of appraising goods. The importance to the revenue of having efficient appraisers, well acquainted with the qualities and values of goods in the market in which they are manufactured, is of the utmost eonsequence to the honest importers, under the advalorem system, without whom they will be the victims of the inca paclty and ignorance of unqualified persons as appraisers, psrticularly in the department of French goads, so difficult to acquire a perfect knowledge of, and possessed by but very few persons but upon which one half of the revenue is levied, and which ia defrauded annually to a very large amount, as may be perceived from the number of suits which have been pending for years past, but almost all of which the government loses from the appraisers being unacquainted with the qualitiea of gooda. They reuJsJ the revenue department unpopular with the Jitters, g|<*

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