Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 3, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 3, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. N??v * o. N, TiKi'lny, Xovtmbrr 3, 1346. Klectlou Return*. We shall feel much obliged if the inspectors nnd officers of election in the different ward# and districts of this city, Jersey City, Brooklyn, and Williamsburg, will send us the official returns to-night, as soon as the contest is over. We wish to have perfect returns in to-morrow's Herald News from (Europe. The Britaonia, with sixteen days later intelligence lrom Europe, is now due at Boston. Wo may hourly expect her news. We understand that the i peculators have arranged another express ; and we, therefore, caution the publ c ?ga.nv b 'ying or selling any cotton, flour, corn, w -at, &o , till after the news is published. It ? 1 do less harm to wait a day, than to lose money by tellitu* to, or buy ins? frotn the speculators. We ad vise them to keep their eyes wide open. Tlie Cinlra of September nnrl October. We give in another column full particulars of the disastrous effects of the gale of the 11th of October last in Havana, and also a few particulars of the hurricane of the 17th of September. The past autumn is characterized as having produced greater loss of shipping than was ever heard of in the same period before. Already tire number of lost vessels exceeds one hundred, and many more have shared the same fate, which will never be heard from. We fear that wo have yet to learn of great loss of life. The tCtccilon, this day?Attention ! This morning, at sunrise, the citizens of this great State will be called upon to exercise one of their dearest and most sacred rights, that of suffrage, and to cast their ballots for the election ol a Governor, a Lieut. Governor, Members of Congross, Members of Assembly and Senate, Canal Commissioners, Sheriffs, County Clerks, and Coroners, to represent and act for them for one and two years ensuing, and also to vote for the purpose of ascertaining the views of the majority in relation to the New Constitution of the State, the New Charter for the City of New York; and, although last not least, on the propriety of extending the elective franchise to the colored population. We earnestly hope that all parties, and every citizen in our vast State,has pondered well on tho questions which are to be" decided this day, and if there should be any among us, who, either from pressure of business, or any other cause, have not had leisure to examino the several questions that are to be decided by this election, that they will yet, even at the last hour before the closing of the polls,' read tho new Constitution, and reflect on the consequences that will undoubtedly ensue, if the colored popwlat;on were placed on a political and social equality with the whites. Any citizen who votes without understanding tho questions upon which he is voting, is unworthy the name of American citizen, and is a traitor to the great cause of liberty and human rights, while any one who votes for either men or measures contrary to his convictions, deserves to bo execrated by all honest and well thinking men. We have taken especial caro to keep the candidates of tho several parties into which the voters of the State are divider!, before the people, as well as tho measures that are to be decided at this election. We now give them again for the last time, as far as this city is concerned. THE CANDIDATES ANI) QUESTIONS. Van: ('nnctitntinn tor Stuto Vai nr Vn New Charter for City Yes or No. Negro Hurtrago Yes or No. KKW TOU CITT AND COPJTTT NOMINATIONS. Sheriff County Clerk. Coroner. PenCc?J- J. V Westervelt. J Conner W A. Walters. Whig?Wm. W. Lyon. Willis Hall. Alex.N. tiunn. NatYe?Charles Davoe. J. Hufty. John B Helme Aboli?L Crocker H. Smith. Geo. W. Rose. N Rof?Jus Maxwell. R. Smith Dr. Lapham. STATIC NOMINATIONS. Governor. Lieut Gcv. Canal Com. Whig. John Young Hamilton Fish. Chas. Cook. Tho. Clowes. Dam Silas Wright. A.Gardiner. J.F.Hudson. C. L. Allen. Native. Og'n Kdwards Geo. Folsom. R. C. Russell. Jas Silsby. Antl-R. John Young. A. Gardiner. Thos Clowe*. J F. Hudson. Aboli lleury Bradley. W. L. Chaplin. Jas Sperry. Jno. Thomas. N. Ilefo Henry Bradley. W L. Chaplin. Jno. Thomas. W.J. Young Ditf. Whig Dtm. Native 1. Robert Taylor. John Townsend. Harris Wilson. ASSEMBLY. IVhif. Dtm. Native Richard Scott. Wm. Small, C. E. Freeman. E. C Benedict. John H. Bowie. T R. Whitney. Robt. G Campbell David I Chat field. J I). Westlake. win Hall nanioi r. sieaies J. w houojf. Joseph Ahhot. Alex Stewart W. 8 Ruaa. Geo H. Ball. Joan F. Develin F. Prime." Newton Have*. Alex. Wells. ('. Roberts, J. B BrinsniaJo. N. B Smith. J U De mare St. James Kelly. Henry Keyser. C. 8 Roe Alex. Wilkin*. Charles Baxter. W R Taylor. Wm B Metch. Michael Walsh. Joel Kelly. Thos W. Harvey. J.E.Rutherford. B Sherwood. William Tyson. Lyman CanJee. E A Fiazer. Aaron C liurr. Alex M. Ailing U. Wen man. Uzziah Wenman. Dennis Garrison. 1'. Jordan Chan. McOowan. E. R. Carpentier. T. H Oakley. National Rrformtri. .1holitioniii$. Albert U Rudolph, Vincent Le Compte, Jesse Ferguson, Wm II Pillon, Wm Aburthnot, John Moffat, Thomas Rami, J. O. Bennett, Solomon 11. Sanborn, John E Benton, Samuel T. Munson, James P. Barbour, David Marsh, Geo. Donaldson, Michael Walsh, Daniel H Eaton, Henry Beeny, Anthony Lane, Daniel Oakley, Audrew Lester, George Adam, A. O. Wilcox, Abraham Sharrott, D H, Sands, Egbert 8. Manning, Seymour Whiting, . Richard W. Beebe, John S. Sarery, William Roe, J.W.Hill. ,/nmes Nugent. .Samuel Brown cotoMeaf 10*41.. Dill Whig Dtm 5?J Phillip Plurnix, Henry Nlchol, 4?John R. Williams, Wm. B. MoClay, Peter Smith, 6?F. A. Talmadge, D. C. Broderick, J. M. Bloodgood, 6?James Monroe, D. 8. Jackson. Nativ Jlbolitian. 9?Wm 8 Miller, Arnold Buffum, 4?Wm L Prall, John Commerford, ft?D. E. Wheeler, Alonro S. Ball, tt?W. W.Campbell. Benjamin Worster. National Reformer!. 3?John F. Rosa, 6?Lewi* W. Ryckman, 4?John Commerford, 8?J. de la Montagno. It will be perceived that we have placed J. Hufty as the native candidate for County Clerk; but that gentleman, in a letter to us, states that he ia not before the public as a candidate. The following is a copy of the letter To t?k Eniroa or ts? Hsrsld? Sia?I perceive by the Herald of this morning, that you represent me as a candidate for the ofRc# of County Clerk, at the approaching election. As I am not before the public in sach capacity, you will oblige me by correcting the error into which you have been led. I am, sir, respectfully yours, JOSEPH HUFTV. All we can say in answer to this letter is, that we consider it advisable to continue him in the table, because it is well understood that a great portion of the native narty will vote for hiin, and will repudiate the whig candidate. For the purpose of preventing confusion, we here publish all the places where the polls will be held. VOTIJtO PLACES I ft THE CITY. Diitrief. FIRST WARD. 1. Thresher's Bros* at. Hotel, eor. Broad and Pearl sts. a. Peers it Co. No. 11 Broadway. 3. 1)9 Broadway. SECOND WARD. 1. Ill Fulton itraat. a. N. W. corner of Beekman and Gold. THIRD WARD 1. 31 Cortlandt-atreet. a. # Barcley.attest. 3. a$ Warren street. FOURTH W\RD I 1. Bhakspeare Hotel, cor William and Duano streott - a. Warren Hall, cor. Olirar and Henry streets. S. 7 James-slip. 4. 340 Petri street, cor Dover-atroet. FIFTH WARD I 1. 106 chapel atreet. * a. N. K. cor. Duene and Washington-street*. 8 Marion Houee, 166 Woet Broadway. 4. Si Vestryatreet. SIXTH WARD, a 1. Dunn's Siath Ward Hotal. a. 87 Canter atreet. 3. 106 Center-street 4 North Aaaeriean Hotel, oor. Bowery ead Bayard st faoing Bayard-street. -ii MM. j 8KTF.NTH WABD , 1 140 Ea?t Broadway J 149 Madison street. 3 166 Cherry-street. 4. 19 JplTerson-atreet | ft 943 Cherry street 6 93 (iouvernonr street 7. 689 Water-etreet. ElOHTH WARD. 1. S W corner Bioome and Mercer streets 3 i ragier's, camei Prince and Wuuater streets 3 lrtn Spring street. 4. Corner Varick and Dotninick straeta. 6 163 Varick atraat. 6 306 Hudson street 7 379 Spring atreet. 8 30ft Spring street. NINTH WARD 1 648 Greenwich street. 3 363S Bleecker street. 3 669 tvaahington street, corner Araoa street 4 991 Bleecker street. ft 733 Washington atreet. corner Bank street. 6. Coiner Charles and Hudson streets. TENTH WARD. 1 36 Delaticy struet 3 S hi corner Broome and Forsyth street. 3 Tenant's, corner Oichard and Division streets. 4 170 Division street, corner Ludlow street. 6 Military Hall, comer Oiand ami Ludlow streets. ELEVENTH WARD. i no Attorney street. '2 68 Houston street. 3. 9 Avenue D 4 95 Avenue D 6 9t> Lewis atreet b 86 Avenue D TWELFTH WARD 1. Andrew How'*, 3d Avenue, near Yorkville. 3. A. V. Backer'!, Manhattanville. THIRTEENTH WARD. 1. 9 W. corner Oram! aud Clinton etreete. 3. 166 Delancy street. 3 5 Shorirt'street. 4 646 Grand street FOURTEENTH WARD. 1 7b Prince street 3 Corner Prince and Mott street*. I 3. 304 Grand street. 4 Broadway House, corner Broadway and Grand at. 6. 170 Heater street. FIFTEENTH WARD. 1. N. W corner Bleerker and Sullivan street*. 3. Constitution Hall. 650 Broadway. 3. H. A. Kerr'*, corner Broadway and A*tor Place, entrance in Astux Place 4 N W comer West Washington Placo and McDougal street. SIXTEENTH WARD 1 9 E. corner 17th street and 9th avenue. 3. 7th Avenue House, 7th avenue, between 18th and 19th streets. 3. Corner 9th avenue and 31st street. 4 Corner 8'h avenue and 33d street. 3 Corner 8th avenue and 35th street. SEVENTEENTH WARD. 1. 315 Bowery. 3 . 383 Houston street. 3 37>i Clinton street. 4. 79 Third street 6. N. W. corner '.st avenue and 11th street. k1uhthenti1 waku. 1. Corner 3d avenue and 17th itreet. 3. Messrs Smith &. Hebbard's, 3d avenue, between 33d and 34th street*. 3 8. W. coiner 3d avenue and 31st street. The polls will close at sunset, or at 53 minutes past four o'clock, after which time no votes can be received. Before closing, it may be well to express a hope that there will bo no disorder, no rioting, and no crowding round the places where the polls are held. Let every citizen dischargo this sacred duty, in a culm, temperate and quiet way, and then go home to his family. The Perils of Travel?Tub English Mails ?The Steamers Rhode Island, Oregon and Narragansett?The Lono Island Railroad. ?The express, arranged by Mr. Green and Mr. Law, over the Long Island Railroad with the mails for the steamer Caledonia, arrived at Boston, as we stated yesterday morning, at half past [ one o'clock on Sunday. It appears that on the application of these gen- \ tlemen to the agents of the company, they declined taking the responsibility of sending out an express at that hour of tho night, when other trains were due on tho road, or of starting the steamer New Haven in so dark and tempestuous a night, in the teeth of the gale, to make the passage across to Stonington. Application was then made to the president of the company, Mr. Fisk, who decided instanter to send forward a pilot nmrine tn irivo nnfir?. nml invi written Hirerv tions to the captain to make the best effort in his power to reach Stonington with the mails ui time for the Caledonia. We learn since, that the steamer crossed from Green port to Stonington in thruo hours and a half ?with considerable damage; her bulwarks arid part of her wheel house being carried away, oil' , Fisher's Island. The Rhode Island, we previously mentioned, was ashoro on Long Island. Some of the passengers who were landed from her arrived by yesterday morning's train over the Long Island road, and report that all were landed in safety about 3 o'clock 011 Sunduy, at Claypit Foint, a few miles east of i Huntington, by the praiseworthy exertions of the inhabitants of the neighborhood, who, on hearing of the perilous situation of the steamer, immediately procured two whale boats, which they launched, and proceeded to her thrr ugh the surf, and took on board the passengers and baggage and landed them in safety?making three trips to obtain the whole number. The inhabitants turned out in large numbers, and upwards of fifty of the stoutest men waded out, and stood up to their shoulders in the water, with ropes around them to tho shore?to receive each whale boat, or a line from them to briiig them upon the beach. The life, boats of the Rhode Island were stove, j in tho attempt to leave the steamor, and tho an- ! chors were relied on from 9 A. M. till 3 o'clock in the afternoon, when assistance came. Mr. Dimniiek, the agent of the underwriter in Boston, was on board, and came through yesterday by an early train, and states that the remainder ol the passengers would follow, in n succeeding train ; he also speaks of the excellent order among the passengers, and the coolness ami excellent judgment and management of the captain and otlicers of the Rhode Island, and of the inhabitants of the neighborhood on Long Island, who were mostly in church when the news reached them, and who proceeded immediately in a body with their wagons to the spot, and att'orded the assistance which proved so successful. The passengers, about 150 in number, were comfortably housed and most kindly treated in the several respectable families in tho place. The Narragansett did get through to Stonington on Sunday. The passengers by this vessel, for Stoning on, on Saturday night, were those who were on board of the Oregon, when she met with the accident, by a collision with a i.nrk. j They were unable from the violence of the gale ' to go through, nn<l returned yesterday morning, and joined the Boston train, at Brooklyn, at 7 o'clock, and proceeded through by the day lino over the Long Island Road. Amidst all theso troubles, gales, and disasters, the fine steamer Worcester, Captain-John Van Pelt, came through the Sound, and renehed this city at seven o'clock on Sunday morning, without the slightest injury. Captain Van Pelt is well known as one of the most skilful steamboat capi tains in this port. Since the above was written, we have received tlio Boston papers of yesterday morning. V e take the lollo.vmg from one of theim ? [From the Boston Courier, Nov. 3 ] We lesrn from passenger, who came on from New York in the steamer Atlantic yesterday morning, that an cement nappeneu to tne uiegon as sne was passing through Hurlgate She ctme in colliiion with vessel, ml ? ?< damaged 10 much that it wai thought necessary to rotum to New York Captain Duatan, of the Atlantic, slackened hit pace a* toon as he perceived an accident had overtaken the Oregon, and (topped to aee if he could render aMiitance On hie putting hack, however, for the place where he leit (aw the Oregon, he found that he had returned to New York. The night waa stormy, and the Atlentic (hipped one or two heavy scat, which, however, inflicted but trifling injuty Tho gallant steamer rode through the gale unflinchingly, and arrived at Allen's Point in (food season The Provident ol the road, Mr. Holland, who was on board the Atlautic, immediately on his arrival at Norwich -with that prompt attention which distinguishes his official character?despatchod a locomotive to Allen's Pokit to await the arrival of an express from .New York with the mail for the steamer ; for he supposed, on the return of the Oregon, an express would be sent by the Long Island mail, und be was not mistaken. An express leftNcw York city Saturday night, about 11 P. M., and arrived in this city with the mail in time (or tho steamer. ' The Caledonia was detained an hour, and received all her mails. Political Intelligence. M.benezer A. Latter is the democratic^ candidate fo Congress in the list district. _ I What Becomes or the JVIkxicah (inntAi.s I? Since the commencement of the Mexican war, the Mexican army has been constantly changng its generals. Notwithstanding the great number ofge neral officers in the army, they will scarcely have one left at the enil of the war, who is not imprisoned or disgraced. After the affairs of Palo Alto and Resaca do la Palmn, Arista was, at the instigation of Ainpudia, ordered to the capital, and deprived of command. Since the capture of Monterey, it is reported that Ampudia himself has been deprived ot command, and ordered to the capital. These two generals fought gallantly, and commanded their lorces skilfully ; but they were unfortunatp, and it would seem that want ot success is adjudged a serious crime in Mexico A general, to preserve command, must not inly be brave, devoted and skilful, but he must likewise be'successful. If the Mexic-ns carry out this iule in every in Sltlice, Uiey Will soon u? wuuoui n general lor their army. Success is not always a good criterion of strategy. A man of the greatest talent and bravery may be unfortunate for a time, and the very worst way to treat a man, on the exercise of whose talents depends any great issue, is to give hiin'to understand that unless he be prosperous he will bo ruined. There was infinite wbdotn in Napoleon's advice to the accoucheur of the Empress, to treat for her as for the wife q1" a peasant. The Mexican policy was adopted a century ago in the case of Admiral flyrig, who was shot for being unsuccessful There is nothing so much calculated to produce trepidation, entirely enbver iveof that coolness that is so necessary to a General on the eve of an engagement, as the reflection that failure will be ruinous to him; and to take the command of an army on the condition of winning every battle or being thrown into prison, is rather a thankless duty. It was very fortunate fur General La \fega that ha hnmianad In lie cnnlnrtwl liv niir troom. flrt would else, in all probability, be'now immured in a Mexican dungeon, instead of being lionized in the United States. Apropos oi tho Cieneral.? Where is lie at present 1 We have not heard of his whereabouts for some time. Shii' Asiiokk at Sqijan Beach.?It is the ship Wm. Engs, not Wm. Haines, that is ashore, and she is not insured in the Sun Mutual Insurance otlico. A part of her cargo, which is saved, is insured at the above office for t\v6 thousand dollars. Tho W. E. cleared at New Orleans lor this port, 011 the 6th of Oct , wiih the following cargo:?363 bales cotton, 113 do. liemp, 500 do. wool, 701 bbls pork, 50 do. beer, 248 bbls. and 618 kegs lard, 197 do. butter, 789 pigs lead, 10 puns, rum, and 10 pkgs. tndze. General PAttKDES.?We mentioned a lew days ago the arrival of this distinguished personage at Havana. Our Bermuda papers, of the 20th ult., state that he arrivtd at those islands the day previous, on board the British packet Thames. Probably Havana has had enough of Mexican ex-Presidents and cock-fighting He is cn route for England, to invest some money in the English funds. These Mexican Generals are great in their victories over Mammon if not over the Americans. | Wo would like to see Paredes in Wall street. [From tho Bermudian, Oct. 24 ] Among the passengers which visited these Islands, by the Thames steamer, en route for Europe, was General Paredes, late President of Mexico. He was released from confinement in the Castle of Perotu, with the view to his departure from the country. The General lost no timo in bidding Mexico farewell; he embarked on board the steamer, taking with him an immense quantity of specie in dollars. Itespect was shown the distinguished exile upon his visiting our shores In addition to otnera pproprk ate civilities, the troops were turned out to do him honor The General was deeply sensible of the courteous attention he received. Ocean Steam Navigation?Highly Interesting ?We find the following important information in the Bermuda Royal Gazette of the 6th ult. It is the first authentic intelligence of tire matter that ire have seen We mentioned in our lust having received the prospec tui of the West India and American steam Navigation Co , and promised some detail in our present number, which we now proceed to give. They propose that on every 14th day one of their vessels shall start from Demerara. calling at Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, Barbadoes, St Vincent, Moutserut, Antigua, St. Christophers, St. Martins, Tortola, ami St. Thomas, and on every 14th day another steamer shall leave Vera Cruz, calling at one or two ports in Cuba, then at Jamaica, Cape Hayti, Porto Rico and St Thomas. On the arrival of the boats from Demerara and VeraCruz, at St Thomas, the goods and passengers brought by thorn will be transferred to litrger ffivttutei v, wuitu wj?i jjivi bcu lauutu m York, calling at Bermuda They expect to reach NewYork in time to moot tho British and North American ateamboat for Boston, Halifax, and Livcipool. On the arrival of tho English mail by tho Cuiiaid steamers at New York, the compan>'s steamers will return to St. Thomas via Bermuda. The establishment of such a direct lino of communication with the Windward Islands and Demcrara would be of much importance to our commercial community, and others, lor by the present circuitous route of the Royal Mail Steamers, letters or passengers do not reach Barbadoes until one moulh fioin the dute of leaving BermuJa. It would form a link in the chain of communication between the North American Provinces. Bermuda, and the West Indies, which we have long desiied to tee effected. Bermuda, too, from its central position,and the salubrity of its climate would, no doubt, lie more frequently retorted to by persons in search of health from the extreme cold ol tho noith.orfrom the intense heat of the tropics. Musical Intelligence! Lcopoi.d Dk Mcus'i Grand Kkstival at tiik Tabprsacis this Etinino.?This will be one of tho grandest musical affairs of the season. 1 he object is a noble one, and does infinite credit to the artists who have volunteered their services. The proceeds are to be appropriated to the aid of the chaiitable fund of the German Society of New York, and the talont volunteered is of the highest order. First, we are to bare Leopold DoMeyor in throe pieces, "Improvisations on Russian Airs," "Introduction ami (frond Fanta?ia on Klisire D'Amore," and Krnst's "Carnival of Venice." Mr. Pnilip Moyer, Mr. Ilecht, M'lle. Rachel, Fraulein Korsinsky, and Mrs. F.. Lodar, have volunteered their services, and will sing several favorite pieces. The orchestral department will be under the diiectionof Mr. (Jeorge Loder. Wo are glad to percoive that the orchestra will perform the "March Marocaine," composed by DeMeyer, und instrumented by Berlior, together with the "March Triumphaio D'lslay," and the overture from the "Huguenots." This will be a great musical festival rather than a concert, and it will doubtless be one of the fullest houses of the season. The following letter In relation to the "Lion Pianiat,'' is from Mrs. Childs to Father Ileinrich : ? Tiiiho HrRKfT, Oct. 4th, 1S48. To Ma. Asrinsr Philip Hsiskich, Mr HotsearD l<rik.vo:? AVhen you see Leopold da Meyer, will yon do me the favor to tell him, that I th >nk him very cordially, for his politeness in sending nie tickets to his concei t, j was suddenly and unexpectedly introduced to him, [Leopold da Meyer.] last cvnairg. and being a'simple recluse, unaccustomed to "lions,'' I was so much disconcerted, that I did not think to do it myself, until after he had passed by. Please say to him that it was not rudeness, but timidity and constraint, which prevented mo from thanking him personally. as I ought to have done, for hi? very unexpected politeness. Of courae, I am not such a fool aa to suppose that it is of the slightest consequence to him, or any other distinguished performer, whether I am gracious or ungracious; nor do I wish that it should be of an/ consequence. But I am really very much obliged to liitn for the polite and flittering attention, and as I had not pri once of inindto say it in words, I wish to convoy it in writing. On that evening, he outdid his : irmer outdoings, on the twe occasions, when I had previously heard him. I imagine that species of excellence can no further go. Tne expression of music comes to me I know not how?by a sort el passionate intuition, and when 1 hear de Meyer's magnificent playing, 1 stand in the midst of a whirlpool of harmonies, and hear wares of sound go leaping over Eddystone light house, &c. L. MARIA CHILD. (Utat Hrsr.?This distinguished pianist was, we learn, elected an honorary member of the fhilharmonic society of this city, immediately after hi* arrival The Harmoneons and the Swiss Dell Hinder* ware at Wheeling on the 3*ih ult The former announced a concert tor the benefit of Mr. Ponsingtoo, tho inventor of the aerial ateam balloon. City Intelligences Thf. Si rfrior Court, a an Court or t.'OMMoa Plea* ad journnd yesterday morning ont of respeot to tho memory of the late Judge Talptadge, until Wednesday neat. The Judges, Vandetpoel and Daily afterwards aat for the purpose of naturalising adopted citizens. Coroiszr's Orrice, Nov. 1 Found l)i *u-nr4.?The coroner held an inquest yoiterday at No 151 .South-st., on the body of an unknown man that whs found floating in the Kast River, yesterday, opposite Peck Slip. lie appeared to be about 45 years of age. The Jury rendered a verdict of found drow ned. A.O.Tyler, was almost instantly killed a few days since, in tho town of Hickman, Kentucky, hy ( harlot Smith. Tho cause of oiiarrel is not stated. Smith wa* lodged in Clinton jail. They wars both citizens of Hickman. * MMtrtNll. P*-? Theatre?Mr Collins appeared last evening as ('aj.t <ia ORourke in tha new placa of tha "Soldier of Fortune" which waa altogether successful, the parte being all well played, and the audience"being kept in a continual roar of laughter. Tha piece abounda with rich humour and effective point*, and la light, graceful and full "f incident, and consequently never allow* tha attention of the audience to flag. The ?c?ne lie* at Versailles, and the time i* 170-1, Captain O'Ronrke (Collins) the "Soldier of Fortune,' 'an Irishman, "of Kildare by hi* father and Kilrash by his mother," with a heart aa light n? his purse. fin-Is himself, the war being at an end, "a victim to pence" and oblige 1 to gain hi* livelihood by becoming a professional second, and offering hi* ?rrvicea to any ons in want of such an accommodation?a rather hazardous m de of living, aa tha laws against duelling, particularly within the precinct* of the court, were then very stringent Wandering one d*v in tbo palace grounds he receive* a bouquet, thrown from a window by some unknown lady, who af forwards turn* out to he tha Baroness Beaupre, (Mr*. Abbott ) who has a slight penchant for the young Duke of Anjou, (Mrs, Hunt) just acceded to the throne of Hpain, for whom she intended tha bouquet, and who, on his i-art. is desperately in love with her O'Rourke, the Baroness in the gronods, makes love to her, under the impression that she it struck with his person Court Albert. (A. Andrews.) a nephew of the Baron, is alto in love with hit jtunt-iadaw. and boastiag of her kind nets to him, ia overheard anl challenged by the young Duke, who engages O'Rourkeaa his second The latter, mistaking the Duke for a page of the Count, treats him with the utmost freedom, and oilers to take his place against the Count, when the Duke ia wounded by the latter. The Duke, to reward the Captain's gallantry, secretly bestows on him the office of equerry, and the direction of the royal bedchamber, two offices for which the Baron Reaupre (Oeorge Andrews) and Jolivers (Fisher) have long been seeking. The Captain attributes his good fortune to the Baroness, whom he supposes in love with him, and by talking of her to the Barm. excites the .iealouiy of tho latter, who attempts to send him to the Bas'ile, but is defeated by the Duke, who iR at length revealed to the Captain by the Baroness. O'Kourke, after all the fraadom he has made with the Duke, is horrified at the discovery, but instead of being nut to death, as he expected, is taken into favor, aud has his two offices confirmed. He prevail* on the Duke to bestow one of them on theBaran, on condition that the lat'er will bestow on hirn tho hand of his niece: and so every thing ends happily. Thar* are two or three capital scenes between Mr. Collins and Mra. Hunt, and it it needless to say that both play their parts to parfection.? Fisher, George Andrews and Mrs Abbott, by their capital acting, contributed, in no small measure, to the success of the piece. Mr. Collins sang the " Bold Soldier ' Boy," in which he was enthusiastically encored. lie afterwards appeared in the farce of the " Irish Pest," which, from the beginning to the end, kept the house convulsed with laughter. In the course of the piece he sucg, in capital style " An Irishman's Heart for the Ladies." " Tne Soldier of Fortune" is to be repeated this evening, with "Teddy the Tiler," one ot Mr. Collin's best parts, and the humorous larce of the " F.ton Boy."? We cannot forbear mentioning the pleasure we derived,' last evening, from the performance, by the orchestra, of a inetlley overture 01 imn airs, wnicn wrr, we ueneve, brought over by Mr. Collins, and to which Mr. Chubb and his orchestra do every justice. Itwai heartily applauded last evening. Bowery Theatre.?Mr?. Coleman Pope from the London and Liverpool Theatre*, and an actresa of great accompliahment, appeared at thia theatre lait evening in the play of " Love's Sacrifice." From what we had heard and read of Mrs. Pope, we made up our mind to see in her not only an actress of great merit, but one with claims to talent of the highest order, with tragic towers equal at least to those possessed by many of the brightest stars at present on the stage, aud wo must say that we were not disappointed. In the peculiarly difficult character of Margaret Ellmore, she was triumphantly successful, and made a lasting impression on the audience, whose feelings and.hearti she had completely at her command, ana depressed and elevated at her pleasure. It is seldom that we see a first appearance so successful as was that of Mrs. Pope, ana from the impresnion she made by her last night's .performances, we are disposedto'believe that her own as well as the manager's interest, will be promoted by her engagement. Mrs. Sergeant as Hermine, performed har part in an exceedingly good style. We are glad to see this talented lady placed ill a position where she has opportunities ol showins her talent, ani cultivating it. Mr. Neafie as Mathew Elmore, was as he is in eveiy thing he undertakes, preeminently good, and played it in good taste and spirit. Mr. Stevens, Mr. Clarke, Booth, &c., wore the same as usual?capital The drama of the " Dumb Oirl of Genoa" eoncluded the evening's amusements In this Mr. De Bur acted the part of Strappado, the drunken corporal, in which he proved himself to be one of the best melo-dramatic actors on the stage. His performances in that character were extremely rich and ludicrous, and drew down repeated rounds of applause from the audience The Misses Vallec, who by the by, are the very personation of grace, beauty and artistic finish and accomplishment, amused the audience , with a dance between the pieces, which gave so much satisfaction and was so loudly encored, that it had to bo repeated, much to the pleasure"of the audience, who gieeted the fair dancers with very flattering marks of their admiration. The bill this evening embraces the plav of the 'Hunchbsck"?Julia, Mft. Pope; and the drama of "Robert Macaire." Mr. De Bar in the chief character The Misses Vallec will dance the fat it Nathalie. The Alhamra.? It is wonderful that the enterprising managers of this establishment can afford to give such a varied and novel entertainment at inch a very low price. The saloons of the establishment are of themsolves tastily arranged, and are a pleasant resort, if merely for the sako of obtaining superior refreshments ; but in addition there is dancing by a pretty artiiie, teats ot magic by a beautiful and young enchantress, specimens of rentriloquial powers, in which Mr. Wyinan truly excels, and the pleasing performance of the Italian Fantoccini. The music, under the direction of Mr. Loder, of course needs no commendation We advise our up town people to avail themselves of the opportunities of enjoyment now presented to them at the Alhamra. Bunssr Amphithkatric.? Great as the houses have been heretofore, last night, notwithstanding the storm, was the greatest of the season. The whole interior was literally a jam. The new clown, Mr. Korap, was entirely successful. To-night Mr. Kemp again. Mr. North in two acts. Mr. Carroll and tho beautiful Miss Rosalie for the last time, and a catalogue of novelties of superior and attractive qualities. Persons wishing to secure seats during the present run of novelties, would do better by booking their names during the day time. Ratmord ard Wariro's Meraokrie.?This numerous collection will not remain for a much lonrer lima in our city, and plough thousands have visited it since it* arrival, yet are there many who yet delay. As a complete collection of living wild animals, it has very lew that equal it for good arrangement and good management. Mr. Tierce, the lion tamer, is well deserving of his title. His power over the brute creation is certainly very extraordinary . We recommend to our citizens and strangers to visit this collection of animals, and to take their children with them. Police Intelligence 4 Nov. 3.?Snenirr at fVork again ?A Mr. A. Totter, at present staving at the Merchants' Hotel, Courtlandt street, was robbed on Sunday night last by a snooior of $120 in bank bills, one of wbich was a 510 bill on the City Bank of Montreal, Canada; also, a merchant by the name of Jona'han Hurling, who slept in the same room, lost 525 This hotel thief it appears (from the marks upon the head of the key) obtained an eutranco into the room by the aid of the nippers, and abstracted the money from the pocket books of the above gentlemen, replacing the |>ocket books and valuable papers therein. The thief so well searched the pockets, that he took a loose 51 hill which he found iu the vest pocket of Mr. Totter. 11' the thief should ba the mno suspected he paid his bill on Sunday evening, and left tho hotel early on Monday morning?no arr?st. Stealing a Trunk ?A fellow called Dennis Scannen, was arrestail last night on a charge of steuliog a trunk from the steamboat Globe, belonging to Mr. Lawrence Snow?locked up for examination. Hotel Thieret ?A new system has been adopted by those clone of thievei called "sneezers'' or hotel thieves, 1 who follow the business of robbing theboardera at our different hotel* for o livelihood. There are aeveral new hand* occupied in thin nelarioua calling, which are at present unknown to the police. The method now ii, for one to take board and lodging!, and endeavor to room with iome country merchant, and after a few day*, he becomes familiar with the merchant, ascertaining his business arrangements, Slc.. A plan is laid then by the thief to rob nit^ and to effect this object the " snoozer" i communicates^ith his accomplice to come on a certain night or early in the morning, giving him at the sama time the floor that the room is on, likewise the number, so thst there could be no mistake The thief meantime requests of the merchant not to lock his room door on that evening, as he intends to remain out late, and would like to come in w ithout disturbing him However, the afternoon previous to the robbery the first thief pays his bill at the hotel, and leaves the premises, in the course ol the light or early in the morning, the accomplice passes into the hotel, proceeds up to the room, opens the door, and goes toward the unoccupied bed, an ihon makes signs as if preparing to undress for aleep ; the merchant, who's laying half asleep and awake, observes his movements, and thinking, of course that it is his old room mate, turns himself over in bed, and doses off again. The thief seeing this, and watching evary opportunity, sneaks to tho clothes of the merchant, aid abstracts the money from his pocket-book, taking geod care always to replace the book, just as he found it, with the exception of tho money, and than boldly laavea the room. The merchant, not suapeoUng any thing wrong, rises as usual, takes his breakfast, and finding his pocket book still in his nocket. no suspicion is crested, until in the i court* of tie day h* with** to pay for torn* pnrchaaea, wh*n, on opening hi* booh, he diacover* the lots of hit mon*y Thut the raacalt called " anooiera" art carrying on a vary profitable gam*, by which tyitem they I will effect many extanaive robheiica. We were led to the** remark* from th* fa*t of a robbery hating been committed at one of our hotel* within a thort time,which ' wa* evidently effected by the ratcaltin thit way. A "Juvrnil* Lifter."?A boy of about ten yeart of age, j by the nam* of Jamea Smith, wn* caught yeaterday on 1 the "jump," having in hia potaeaaion a boa containing ten groat of pearl buttoca, belonging to A Woodward, No 6$ Liberty atreet Officer Melvin of the 4th ward took the accuaed into cuatody, and Juatice Drinker locked him up for trial. liurglary.-The boot and ahoe atore, No 128 Court at, Brooklyn. occupied by Mr. Michael Caaey, wai hurglarioualy entered la<t night, and about fi-JOO worth of boot* and ahooa atolen therefrom. The thieve* were traced over to this city, and will, in all probability, be arreated aoon by aome of our vigilant policemen Overcharging.?Ilia 'Honor the Mayor, yeaterday, fined William Coggawell, driver of hack No 44, $10, lor over charging one of the citizen*, which h* paid, and wa* diacharged from cuatody. Officer Hotcyer ?In Sunday'* paper, in our account of the reloaac of the alave Kiik. tki* officer waa mentioned at bringing up the r*ar with th* negro'* ahooa. Th* fact wavthat aa officer McOrath had hold of th* n*gro'a arm, Bowyer merely took hold of th* *ho*a to prevent their falling to the ground. There waa no intention of throwing auy ridicule upon th* action* of a tiry worthy and efficient member of th* polio*, auoh a* Mr. Bowy*r ha* ^ alwaya proved hlmaelf to bo. Common CoumII. Boeaa of Aldcomi*.?Thi* hoard hold atpacial meeting la*t evening. Aldermin 8t*kk4LL In the chair. Th? Minute* of tha lait >ue> tuig were read and approved. Alter the reception oi some few petition*?the Committee on ('haritiea mad Aim*?to whom vn referred the communication from the Commiuioner of the Almi Houie, Diking for a mm of $9.0<>0 to authorize him to contract for pauper labor iu a certain eadlery eetablishment in thia city, mid* a report, which wa* edoptel. t report. aiitli,>ii/.ii)^ an appropriation for the building of a tchcnl in lo-ti Ward, wa* then adopted. After the rtivption of a few petition* the Board adjourned at 0 o'clock. Boakd or AiiiiTA'iT AiDiiait, (Monday evening, Nov. 3 )?Nail Oray. Eeq , President, m the cheir Petiiiom.?Of owner* of houae* and lot* in 31lt ttreet, to have the lame paved and curb and gutter atone set therein, between 1th end 6th avanua*. Referred. Of aundry property owner*, to havo 33d atreet paved, Ac., between the 6th and 6th avenue*. Htporti uf Comeu'fe**.?In favor of paying certain bill* tor medical aervtce* rendered at (tation houie* Adopted. Advene to relieving Patrick Gannon from a fine imposed upon him for encumbering a sidewalk In favor of appi opnating $350, for the purchaie of two hone* and wagon* for the uie of the police men of the 1'ltK iiaintl iliafrict A dnntnii In favor of fiaggicg side walk in 6th street, between avenues A and C. CarriedIn favor of enclosing vacant lota in 11th (treat, between lit avenue and avenue A. Carried. In favor of directing the Harlem Railroad Company to erect bridges acroii the 4th avenue, at 34th and 36th treeti. ^Carried. Jiffairs of the City Treasury.?X communication wa? received from the Comptroller, enclosing the account current of the City Troaiury, for the quarter ending on Saturday last^tet, 31st Ordered on file. Papers ftMRKe Board of Jildermrn?Report and resolution in favor of making an appropriation of $9,000, wherewith to meet the expenses incurred by the late City l onvention. Concurred in. Resolution in favor of transferring stall No. 19 Fulton market to A. K Ames. Concurred in. Convict and Pauper Labor.?Report anJ resolution In favor of accepting of a proposition which had been made for contracting for employment or hire of the penitentiary convicts and paupers, for a period of five years, with the understanding that the paupers and convicts are to be employed in the manufacture of saddlery, hardware, or in some other manner which shall not Interfere with mechanical labor in this city. Referred. Resolution in favor of inquiring into the expediency of causing all the awning posts in Broadway, from the Battery to 14th street, to be removed. Adopted In favor of aneointunr suitable net-sons as bell rinirars. and to have the entire chargo of the. Are alarm belli in the city. Referred. Resolution ? In favor of extending to the officer! of the French veiael of war Vigilant, and the Norwegian aloop of war North Star, the usual hoipitalitiei of the city. Adopted. The chair appointed Meiara. Byrne, Smith, Oilmartin, Oliver and Jackson, a committee on the part ol this Board to carry into effect the intention of the resolution. Further appropriation.?Report and resolution in favor of making a further appropriation of $7,600 to pay for new fire engines, ordered hy the Corporation. Concurred in. Bloomingdale Road.?The Supreme Court having confirmed the list of assessments made for wilening Bloomingdale road, the work, according to a communication received from the Street Commissioner, will commence on the 33d inst. No other papers of importance being brought up, the Board then adjourned until Monday evening next. Court of General Sessions. Before Recorder Scott, and Aldermen Stoneall and Messerole. Jonas B. PuiLLirs, Esq. District Attorney, ad interim. Nov. 3?The November term of this court commenced yesterday, with the following calendar, viz : for rape 1; robbery 3; forgery 1; burglary 6; grand larceny 7; embezzlement 1; assault and battery, with intent to kill 1; ! false token 3; rescue 3; attempt to steal 1; previously | convicted 1; previously indicted 15; fugitives 1; abandonment of family 3. Total of old and new cases 43. The following gentlemen were empanelled as mem bers of the grand inquest for the presont term of the Court, viz: Ilonry Erben, foreman; Daniel Young, Jesse Van Ankin, Stephen Valentine, Isaac C. Taylor, J. B. Taylor, Win. Smith, II. C. Stacy, J. II Skidmore, John Paiet. Francis Lamb, John Lewis, James Kerrigan, John C. Hall, James Devoe.John Boyce, and John A. Bartolle. After a full and (explicit charge from the Recorder, in relation to their duties, they retired to their room, to commence their im|iortant deliberations. Twenty-six petit jurors answonng to their names, on being called, the court nroceeded with a I ii,Trial for Grand Larceny ?Margaret Caste Uo, girl I who has for some time past lived in that classic region known as the Five Points, was then placed at the bar for trial, on a charge of having helped herself to about $100 in cold coin from a purse contained in the belt worn by , and belonging to a native of the Emerald Isle, named Thomas Lamar, on the 12th ot August last, while with the accused at a licuse of prostitution in Anthony street. The complainant, Lamar, deposed, that oil the day in question, ne called at a house in Anthony street, keut by a man named Moon : that he there saw about half a dozea girls, prostitutes ; that he treated them all with liquor ; that he drank several glasses of liquor himself ; that he retired to a bed room with the girl Castello, having in I his belt at the time, $166 in gold coin ; that in conee: quence of having drank so much liquor he soon fell I asleep ; that on awaking in the course of a fow houra, ; he discovered that bis money, or at least the greater part I of it, had been stolen ; that he then aecusea Margaret ! castello with having stolen ir. which she denied having done ; that he found the nurse under tho carpet near the bed. Oflicer Gardner, of the 6th ward police, deposed, that he arrested the accused ; that he found between the sole and binding of her shoes 10 pieces of gold coin, , amounting to about $60, which she admitted that she took from Lamar. Margaret, in her own behalf, on the : trial, asserted that Lamar gave her the money found in her shoes. The jury, however, found her guilty, and the court sont her to Sing Sing for two years. No other causes being ready for trial, the court adI journed until Wednesday morning. In Chancery* Before the Vice Chancellor. Not 1?Daemons?Oioorcet.?Jane F. Halitead v?. David P. Halitead. Decree for divorce e vinculo, with cost* and reference at to alimony. Krancii Day v?. Lucy Ann Day.?Decree for divorce a vinculo. KAnn J Miller vi. Henry 8. Kytinge.?Decree refuted for want of sufficient proof of the alleged first marriage. Cause sent back to the master. Mary Higgin* vs. Allison O'Neife.?Motion to dissolve 1 injunction denied; plaintiff's costs to abide the event of suit. The People ex. rel Kettle ton' vs. B Oilligan, sued u B. Gallagher.?Motion to discharge defendant on attach1 ment. Denied without costs. L. M. H Butler and wife vs. L A. Haisey and others. ?On petition of N. T. Lite Insurance and Trust Company, ordered to stand uver. Cause to be brought to a hearing on former decree lor further directions, and on their petition and a further petition, stating new rights and parties, Ac. Costs reserved. Warren Gilbert vs Andrew H Mickle.? Motion for injunction to restrain the mock auction placard. Denied. John J. Palmer, Special Receiver, vs. Tylee and others.?Receiver grauted of mortgaged premises pend. ing the suit, (Opera House and Arcade Baths in Chamber street.) tiling wood vs. Stevenson. Motion to set aside ne exeat denied. Same to he discharged on baiL Motion to opeu default denied, and motion tor attachment granted United States Circuit Court* Before Judge Nelson. Trial for an Attempt to Mutiny ?The ten seamen of the ship Hudson, who were indicted for an attempt at revolt on the -J7th of August last, on the voyage from Liverpool to this port, and who were tried at the last term of the United States District Court, when the jury could not agree, were again nut on their trial yesterday. They were ably deiended by Alanson Nash, Lsq. He contended that their shipping articles were not in accordance with the Act et Congress of 1H40, inasmuch as the men were not brought before the U. S. Consul at Liverpool, and their names and descriptions taken before him. Hence it followed that the shipping contract was void, and the relationship of the master and seamen did not exist between them. He also offered to prove that the men understood they were to have watch and watch during the veyage. The court overruled both points, and sent the case to tne jury, who, after short consultation, found them guilty. They were then remanded, and ordeied to be brought up far sentence on Wednesday. Movements of Travellers. These form the full amount ol yesterday's arrivals at the following hotels Amebic a*?E. Eldridge, New York; J. Williams, V. 8. A.; Jos. Hunson, Philu ; Ed. Dale, do; A. Campbell, do; : O. Craig, Maryland; V. Clarke, U. 8. A ; Capt. Ermatinger, Montreal. Astoe?D. White, Charleston; F. Cossett, Tennessee; B. Lusty, Conn.; Mr. Smith, I oston: J. Bates, do; J Parkhurst, Baltimore; (Jeorge Jones, Boston; O. Reynolds, Lockport; D Hawthorn, Providence; J. Avery, Lowell; K. 'leny, Allwny; J. Demmoch, Boston; D. Stubblefleld, 1 Albany; R. Jordan, Louisiana; W. Myers, Canada; D Hale, 8t. Louis; W. Ferguson, Louisville; J. Perrie,Obio; T. Mutton, Phila ; Q. Williams, Providenco Citv?A. B. Tomlinson, Mobile; J. lteade, Phila ;P] Heart, Troy; J. O. Werner, Albany; F. Johnson, Texas' 8. Hebard, do; H. Reely, Albany. Fbauxlib?A. Moore, N C; W. Whitton, Tiermont; N. Rawson, Detroit; 11. Beuedict, Albany; C. Arnold, | Troy; F. Burneil, Bridgeport. Howsno?11 Colburn, Albany; Charles Moore, Baltimore; Col. Oilmour, New Brunswick; J. Chuts, Portland; ; C. Aarnes, Linton, W. Reed, N. J.; 11. Potter, do; J Parker, do; W P heed, do; N Wallace, Pnila ; T. Wilier, do; W. Jenson, Canada; J. Smith, Baltimore Jldso.v?Jonas Holmes, Conn ; J. Draw, Detroit: Mr. 1 Gale, rhila.; D Sheldon, Rochester; W. Smith, Auburn; , j. uuHimman, rsew it mini roe ; A. D. smitn, umo. 1 Varieties. HTSJ We learn from the M mtroal Herald that on Wtxfneailay l.ut au American, named Pharcellue C. Dillowey, waa cliargod before the Court of Seiaiena with enticing aoldiera from their pott at St. Johna. He pleaded guilty, and waa fined tjilOt). On the lakes, the aeamen now oharge and receive the advanced ratea of $-10 per month. Rheumatlam, Stiff Joime, Gont, While Swelliagi, kc., kc.?Compound Syrup of the Hvdrioda.e of Potassa Sartaparilla and Fellow Dock. The above it prepared from llie ptirett artielet. and it recommended at the beet and only ture cure for Rheumatism. At thit season of the year, espscially, it it of the greatest importance, at it will I remove all thote eatremely uiipleatanr tymp onit, (severe pains, tliffne.a of the joieW, b ick, thoeldert. itc., ke.) It thint, purifies, and quickens the circulation, and leaves I every part of the animal economy in a perfect mate of health. I The virtues of each article have long t>eeu known to tlie Faculty, and by their judicious admntn.e their rllectt are greatly increased. For tale by Charlet H. King, Druggist and Chemist, 191 Broadway, corner John street. [ King's Cough Candy for tale aa above. J ' Dcmnrralt who ilralgn to wratch the Ticket | will only do half their duty unlets they vote for other! id lieu, who are likely to be nearest to election The following names on the whig ticket ate recommended for geuerel substitution, vis WILLIAM HALL, CHARLES McOOWAN, JAMES KELLV. 0*? WHO WILL ICkATCHlTHUCB AT LBAiT. Trinity Chureix Qgjpn. REPORT TO TM AMttRlCANTrTsTrrUTE. We, the undersigned. the commute* appointed to inepest _ the now Organ erected at Trinity Church, bv Mr. H t v e o a, of the'city of Xsw York, beg to report:?Thn dnty of the committee hu been * work agreeable to them, end they hare to congratulate the inhabitenta of New Vork on possasaiug auch a splendid specimen of tiie mechanical arte, and an in* ; atruueutol aach i urity ef tone. The great Organ stops are individually of great beaury and escellence; the quality of the diapasons in particular (which are the most difficult stops to voice in the whole instrument) are equal to any European Organ that your committeee are acquainted with, and superior to any in this country, that has yet come under onr notice; but a want of judgment is erideut m the amouut of mixtura stops vixi in 1 the preponderance of the i rank furuitore atop, which gives j a sereuniug ffrct to the full organ, which, was <t not for the power of rone of the diapasons, would be entirely spoiled.? 1 This is a ftult not belonging in particular to this instrument, : bnt existing more or lets in most modem organs, and your 1 committee cstinot letre this snojeet without recommending that great c?re ought to be taken not to deatioy the beauty of the pure tone for the sake of mere netta. Tlie Choir organ it in all rsapecta moat excellent, every notecleir beautifully voiced, and the clerioaet and bassoon without exception the hett we hive ever heard. The swell is in every way admirable, each atop individually excellent, and the effect of toe fall swell grand and imposing in the extreme, and the doable dnlciaua but balances the light it ips well. Yonr committee caunot too highly praise the double diapuon in the swell, which gives a grandeur and force to the en'ire organ highly affective, and at the asms time recommendi g he adoption of this nobis atop in a)1 organs of any cousiderabln site. The pedal stops are most excellent, firm and sonorous in quality, but your eomtnit'ee moat decidedly object to the thin brass wire pedals, which are uupleaaaut to the foot and unmanageable in every reapec:, naviug no quality to recommend them but their novelty, beiug an iuuovation of u pos ible benefit, but oTgreet iletument to * good pedal player ? The tact of the notee attending to donble C ti of iuestim iblo benefit, and your committee hope for >he future the abortiya termination at the It G pedela will be exploded. The counter stops might with great benefit to the organ be diminished at least one-half, they being of no real yalue, beyond a certain extent, the ortaro conp'.es being decidedly detrimental; the tonch being thereby rnnch deteriorated, and the increase of useless expense being great. The mechanical execution of this most difficult portion of the organ te fleets unbounded credit both ou the skill and invention of the maker, vet we cannot consider any advantage to be derived from such a forest of couplers, to compensate for the increased expense and trouble. We also most decidedly disappreve of the arrangement of the draw stons, as beiug calcu lated to contuse the player by their complicated position, which is entirely at variauce with the approved practice of the best makers. The workmanship of the hallows is excellent, the adoption of percussion valves being of great benefit to the eteady pressure of wind. In conclnsion your committee canaot help expressing their high gratification at the general workmanship of the entire instrument, nothing haa been ueglacted that a liberal policy aud eierciia of skill could product. The organ may fairly be considered an ornament to the industrial arts of America; aud tkengh many inatruments may excel in the mere number of stops (so called,) yet where the great cubical extent of pipe (the open diapasons on the manuals beiug throughout of metal and the pedals truth deserve the appellation of (junf. The reed stupe reflect great credit on the maker, and ynnr l eomoiittee truetthat for the future the idea of importing reed ttopa from Europe may he abandoned, the maker of . this instrument having proved that in this most arduous I branch of his art, we nan safely submit te a comparison with . any European manufactory Mr. Henbt Eroan is deserving of the highest honor that I you or any similar institutioi can en-far on him. i GEORGE LODEB., Organise of Grace Church HE.VRVC TIMM, ' ofthsChurch of the Messiah. | H W. GHEATOREX, " of St. Paul's Church. 1 WM.A KINO, " of St rater's Church. U. C. HILL, President ot the Philharmonic Society. This is to certify that the above is a true copy of the Report made to the managers of the 19lh Annual Fair of the American Institute, October, 1(46. The Gold Medal was awarded to Mr. Hewer Erie*, for the Organ in Trinity Church,far its superior toua sad workmanship, being the largest and most perfect specimen of wirk exhibited mthie country. ROBERT LOVETT, Ch'a Prem. Com. H. Matos, Recording Secretary of tha American luatitute. Navigation of the Ohio XUwar. Placet. Time Slate of River. Cincinnati Oct. 18 6 foot Wheeling Oct. 31 8 It, falling. Pittsburg Oct. 38 S ft 9 in fhriiag. Louisville Oct. 36 0 ft 10 in. falling MONEY MARKET. " Monday, Nov. 6?1 P. K. Stocks are down to-day. Norwich and Worcester fell off" N per cent; Harlem, K ; Rending, 3a ; Pens. 6'?, Si ; N. A. Trust, )* ; Canton, ; Morris and Long Island olosed at Saturday's prices. At the second board quotations fell off a fraction, with very moderate sales. Harlem declined 3a, and Norwich A Worcester 3*. The operations were almost .exclusively confined to these two stocks. The first payment haa been made to the Stats of Michigan by the Southern Railroad Company, which secures the purchase of that road. I ta sale was contingent upon that of the Central road. The receipts of the South Cat olina Railroad Company, , for the first seventeen days in October, 1811 and 1846 were as annexed Sooth Casoliwa Railroad ! , , Mil. 1(46. For the first two weeks in Oct., from lal 4a lirh ? * Oi U Ififiii M On the 15th !,<<? ou 4,li5 14 On the 16th 2,347 *1 1,534 l? On the 17th 2,854 (3 J.WS 33 Te al $29,322 99 40.SU 15 Increase tu 1846 $11,290 K Thii increase is equal to about forty per cent. At this rate the increase for the yeaawill be sufficient te pay the current expenses of the line. We have noticed that all the 8outhern railroads have, within the pa?t year, realized a greater per cent increase than any at the North, with one or two exceptions. This fact is of itself sufficient to show that these roods are rapidly improving the condition of the people of that section of the country , by developing their resources, and bringing the ex. tremest parts of the interior, which have heretofore been completely shut out from any communication with the seaboard, within a few hours travel of each other.? Railroads work wonderful revolutions in the face of the country through which they pass. Villages spring up in every direction, and these lines create the business by which they progress and prosper. There is not n railroad in this country, the local travel of which will not net handsome dividends to their stockholders, but we 6>nnnt ovnear*t thil until (Kn rnnnirw Knnnmae marn densely populated. That time ia rapidly approaching.? Some of the roada of the Eastern States are already able to pay large dividends from their local travel; these of this State do so to some extent, while those connected with this city will, before the lapse of many months, command a local and through business mere extensive than any other roads in the country, either of which would alone mahe them profitable investments at pr.ces much above their present Talue. The railway rraDia of Oreat Britain has been gradually subsiding, and we have no doubt it will result ia the construction of many very important lines of these reads. The annexed statement exhibits the aggregate length of the lines, passed at the late session ef Parliament, which received the royal assent, the amount of capital stock, money authorized te tie borrowed, and the parliamentary deposit required ConTSMrLXTCD Railways or Oisit Bbitaiis?AeTe^r the tession er 1846 .f as'nf authorized to I Capital be borrowed PailiamontoLeng thof Railway. Stock. beyond tkt ry Deporit. capital. 2,143 miles 51,280,001 25,754,685 2,839.619 1,429* miles 39,210,930 12,933,744 1,197 ?8> ! Total. .3,672* milee _ 90,440,939 38,688,829 4,147,364 Summary. ! Capital stock authorised by rbe above acta ?90,548,938 Amount authorised to ba borrowed beyond the capital is.ess ?v Total amount authorized to be railed ClJt,3?,7S7 Amount of parliamentary drpesits releaaed Iron the Aacnuiiraiit General'* limde XI, 147,M< Length of liuee 3S7K lee. i Thia proyidei for an expenditure ef more than thirty, five thousand pounda, or one hundred end aeveaty fir# thousand dollare per mile, en amount sufficient to con ' struct at least ten mile* of road ie thia country. Nut withstanding the immense outlay of the railread compa niea of Great Britain, ia the construction and furaishii.g . of their roada, they are able to declare good dividends aa the proportion of expenaea to receipta ia full aa fa orahle aa tho roada of thia country. The Great Western Railway Company of England liavo recently paid a dividend at the rate of eight pei cent per annum. The aggregate liabilities ef thie com pany amount to about thirtien as iff ions starling, equal tc about tirly fin mt'iiiens ?f dellers. The receipta of thi I company for the first half year of 1MB, ware jS490,41d and thoae of the oorreapoadiag half yoar of IMo onl' I X433,297, ahowiiig an increaaa in the gross income in aii months of ?03,131. Tho expeadituree In the first hal year of 1848, were 4139,011, while thoae of the correi 1 ponding helf year of IM5 ware ?l#030O, showing an in crease of A J 1,26#, making a net increaee in the iacom of A81,870. It will be interesting to compare thia state meat with thoee of our most extensive companies. I will he A Inmr lima hal/in an. nllru.l In Uiin annntri will <lo a buiineia equal to thil, but tho time ii oomin when it will be realized. We annex a oomparalire ta ble, showing the gross receipt! of *ome of the railroa< companiei of Great Britain for one week In September thi* year and last. It ailwayi or OaaaT BaiTAtie?Waaat-T Faeairre. jf mount. 1845. jtmsntil, I? Chester Ji Birkenhead, Sept.23... 4?r,64 13 I ?696 3 1 Dublin And Droahede, Sept. 21... 777 IS J 1,016 I* J Diiln and Kniaatoan, Sept 29... 1,137 6 0 W 1 ' Dundee and Arbroath, Sept. 17.,. 167 IS 0 SI6 17 11, Diiihnn and Sunderland, Sept. 26 77* 14 16 S67 S 6 cutern ' oaatiaa. Sept. 27 6,SOS 1 6 ? '< ? > I Kdiubargh and illaafow. Sept. 26 . 2,939 10 II 4,US 6 6 Glasgow, Paisley and Greenock, Sept 2d 1,923 9 ? 1.134 * J , Great Western, Sepr 27 19,631 7 II 26,0:2 16 8 London Sc South Weateni, Sept 27 7,617 14 10 7,14 3 7 I; London k Blackwal'. Sept. 27... 1,039 7 4 1,12211 7 I Manchester, Bolton, aed Bnry, Sept 27 1,020 17 4 1,237 II 7 Do and I eeds. Sept 26 7.612 Oil 7,043 11 6 Newrss'le and < arltsle, Sept. 26.. 1.937 6 0 2,206 iJ t i Norfolk, Sept 17 1,443 2 10 1.621 8 1 : Preston and YVpre, Sept 26 1,646 6 5 99*18 S She fit Id and Manchester, Sept. 36 1,266 4 0 1.161 17 11 Son h Eastern, Sept. 61 7,569 9 11 11,003 14 4 Tail Vale, Sept. 26 1,170 0 1 1,304 0 3 York and North Midland, (with ? Leeds and Set by,) Sept. 26 6,lit 5 Them ha* been an incraaae n all theee 11 6

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