Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 24, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 24, 1846 Page 2
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i * ~ ^ 1 i > tmmi fuimm* NEW YORK HERALD. ViW % irk, l'rtfilny, Ntrintber :t(, | *4?. iUt O/Mclal IkniiMchti. We publish on the outside of this day's paper General Taylor's official despatches to the government in relation to the capture oi Monterey. They comprise letters from Generals Butler, Quitinan, Hamer, drc., in addition to his own, and will be read with interest by all. We learn that despatches have been received from General Wool, and that he was within 8 or 4 day's march of Monriova, and about 135 miles Irom Monterey Other accounts state that lie was at Monclova. We shall publish General Worth's letter, and perhaps othe despatches from other otfice rs, as soon as they are received at this oitice. \\ bo tirgHii the War ?The Important <4ueitlon for I'onyreo to Decide. This appears to be likely to be the agitating question in the Congress about to assemble in Washington ; and it will come under debate mainly through the remark of Mr. Webster at a recent public meeting; which remark went to declare that no one voted for the war?that it was the war of the President. The organ has replied very tartly to the insinuation ol Mr. Webster, and it is plainly discernible that the war will en- \ gage much of the attention of the Senate and House of Representatives. We are not disposed to coincide with the notion of Mr. Webster. The saddle ought always to be put on the right horse. The war did n?t commence with the action of the President; it arose in the events carried out immediately antecedent to his Occupation of the Presidential chair. He but carried out what his predecessor, John Tyler, began. John Tyler performed all the sign man- ' ual for the country which annexed Texas, and the organ declares, in reply to Mr. Webster, that Mr. Polk (sent General Taylor to the Rio Granite to take possession of the boundary claimed by Texas, which John Tyler annexed, in this position of the organ, there is a fund of amusement for both parties; and the organ, without doubt, proposes to cotne out against Webster with the charge of being John Tyler's Secretary of State ; and that, as such, he went in strong forTexas in his official notes to the Mexican Minister of Foreign Relations. Now, it is clear, that effects cannot bo without causes: consequently the war could not be without its cause, and perhaps the true cause of it is Texas. Texas was annexed by John Tyler, and Daniel Webster was once John Tyler's Secretary of State. Who then began the war J If it was not John Tyler, it was Daniel Webster; and if it was neither ol theni, it was perchance they two in partnership, with Mr. Upshur, as the company in the concern. By such reasoning the organ, or perhaps the administration, endeavors to get to the windward of Daniel Webster, and thus free the skirts of Mr. Polk of the charge of beginning the war. * " We have just turned over a file of State papers, and among them, we discover Daniel Webster's official letter?the one that has been so much talked about?to Waddy Thompson.? That goes in powerfully in favor of the right of action of the United States in the matter and defence of Texas, and approves explicitly of the course taken by Waddy Thompson in the Mexican capital, the language of whom gave so much affront, and was so tartly responded to by Mr. de Bocanegra. It would be ol very little service, at present, to enter upon the points discussed in the official correspondence to which we allude, but we think it may be found to exonerate the present Cabinet from the inuendos as to who began the war. It is plain that, as the country had decided to have; Texas, that it was the duty of the President, on coming into power, to take it. If any fault is chargeable to any one, it is chargeable to those who made it imperative upon the Executive to carry out a certain line ol duty. The chartre of Mr. Webster, that the war is the war ol the President, and not the war of the country, or that it is a war not intended by the country?while it proves what the subject matter of debate will be in Congress?makes the present aspect ol the war itself one of great and positive interest. What will the Message say of it 1 We think it will be one that will take strong grounds for an etfective national defence, but with a tone expressly conciliatory towards Mexico. It will be thus, in order to enable the President to receive with becoming dignity the expected reply of the Mexican Congress to the overture of July last. Our readers are aware the Mexican cabinet referred the overture to the people, and that the people are to act upon the overture by their " Constituent Congress " now about to assemble. The Congress cannot do otherwise than enter upon the discussion of it immediately on their assembling; and, we think, in fact, it has already been announced they will take advantage of its coming before them, to devise early I means of ascertaining the object ol it. It would perhaps be singular indeed, were the " Constituent Congress'' to take the overture into consideration, and. vet. recommend no action to obtain the sentiment.-* of our cabinet on the subject of terms for the settlement of the war. Such action will not occur. We cannot fancy it probable that the Mexican Congress will be opposed to the ap- | pointments of a commissioner to learn the views of our government; especially as such an appointment of a commission, will not, in any way, prevent their going on with the necessary measures for carrying the war on. If, afrer learning flic views of our cabinet, they shall conclude our requirements cannot lie acceded to, and the negociation be broken off, then, nothing will be before both countries but additional trials at the feat of arms. If commissioners from each government do ! meet, however, the chances are that peace will be the result. After such severe lighting, each country is necessarily called upon to indulge rea- i sonahle respect for the sentiments of the other; and, perhaps, after all, a spec of spirited war is but the natural antecedent to a long and lasting friendship ; but it will be difficult to put any con- , fidence in the rascally treacherous Mexicans. We shall probably be compelled to keep an eye constantly upon them, or they will dirk the first unarmed American thnw r. -v., uncr a ireuiy 01 peace is signed. We know it to be a fact, howevor, that sentiments highly honorable to onr cabinet, have, through an indirect channel, been transmitted to the government of Mexico. The frank, conciliatory character of those sentiments ought to have the best eflect in the proper quarter, and if, as we have said already, commissioners on the part of each country should have a meeting, the cabinet of Washington will probably succeed in securing a pacification of the national differences. It will manifestly appear to the government of Mexico, not by any means to their interest to continue in a belligerent attitude, if the contest can be paciflcated on terms not positively obnoxious to the future success of Mexico under their re-established Federal Constitution ; and which, we are k given to understand, is to be improved, so as to make it, in almost every particular, to correspond with that of the United States. Thus, if the Sierra Madre, as a boundary line, be not obnoxious to these Mexicans, we may soon have peace. When peace shall be arrived at, the question will be, not who began the war?but, who brought about peace? Meanwhile Tainpico, Alvarado, Tobasco, Saltillo, San Luis Potosi, lie., Ac., are to be invested by our troops. Tub Hkram> for Eurofk, to g? in the Great 1 Western, will be issued next Thursday noon. I m ii.i i!j ' j I'll ' un i"" i Mjouwrtti Mrt ro* ~ln rim early (.ah ci la-.t week we expressed an opinion thai n mounted force was peculiarly adapted to the wants of this country ; and that the government at Washington, if they had not already so decided, would doubtless soon deem it prudent to send such there. The copious news from thence, since received, and published in our columns, as well as the order of Commodore Stockton tor organizing a battalion of this description, of such materiel as could be best there collected, prove that we were correct, and show the necessity of sending there a properly organized and disciplined body ol the kind, who cannot only render valuable service in the present war, but will afterwards, without expense to the government, keep up their organi v.auun lur uie ueience 01 mat country ana tne protection ol property from Indian depredation, itc. ate. An excellent opportunity tor cariying this into effect, on terms most advantageous and economical totho country, presents itself to the government, by the proffered services of the fine regiment of mounted men attached to the Sixth Brigade N. V. S. A , who are most desirous to contract with the government to serve there, or elsewhere, during the war, and to afterwards settle in that country, and, as citizon soldiers, defend it without further recompense. It is no compliment to say, that no mea can be found better fitted for cultivating feelings of kindness and good will, wherever they may be sent, or conducting successfully any enterprise where intelligence, energy, skill and courage are necessary, than the Colonel and officers of this regiment; and we sincerely hope that the government at Washington, either before or after the meeting of Congress next month, will take the earliest opportunity to order this or some other regiment of the same kind to be in readiness lor service. Such a course, it appears to us, would be far more economical and prudent than sending a General and regiment of U. S. dragoons to so great a distance as California, at enormous expense, and overland, by a route deemed almost impracticable, from whence they must either return at a similar cost, on the expiration of the war, or remain at an immense expense to the government and country. j. ue rcjjimeni 01 v^oionei oievenson, now on us way to Californ:a, will doubtless render very effective service in garrisoning the towns along the coast, and defending them; but will be altogether useless for service in the interior and amongst the mountain, and for the attack and pursuit of the marauding parties of Indians who infest and plunder the country. Ocean Steamers?The Great Western will leave this port on Thursday next for Liverpool. The Caledonia, from Liverpool, is now in her fifth day, and may be expected in about nine days. Before the Caledonia arrives, however, wc may receive news by a packet ship. Supplying Europe with Food.?We learn that there are now upwards of thirty ships loading in this port, principally with provisions, for Liverpool alone. In return, bullion will come to us. Apropot to this, is there to be any movement made in this city for the relief of the starving thousands in Ireland 1 Where are the repealers! Where ia their affection for the Emerald Isle I Steamship Southerner,?This superior steamer has, it is reported, been purchased by the government, and will be added to the Gulf squad run. ?v c jircsunir, nuwuver. uiui sue win nui uu transferred until her return on the present trip to Charleston. The Difficulty of the Whio Editors?The authority of Kearney, Sloat, and Wool for seizing New Mexico, California, and Chihuahua. In Preparation.?Speeches for Buncombe, to be delivered in Washington and Albany. Theatricals. Park Thiatke.?" King John"' was performed for the seventh time, last evening, to a very excellent house The brilliant success which marked its production, so far from being diminished, is nightly on the increaseThere is nothing wanting to make it the greatest Shakspearian revival that has ever taken place. The audiences have been, thus far, in tho highest degree respectable, and the actars have acquired a degree of finish in their respective parts that prevents the occurrence of any tedium or annoyance. Of the scenery, costumes, and appointments we have already spoken. Their splendor bus never been equalled on our boards nor excelled on any other, and the munificence displayed by Mr. Koan, as n? liia nntirintr -seal in ririllinar lh? etinprniimArarinn and ill otherwiie devoting his energies to secure the success of the play, deserve tho splendid triumph which it has obtained. "King John " is to be rrpeatod this evening. Bowbrt Theatre.?The burlesque opera of "Beauty and the Beast," "Mazeppa," and the drama of "Nick o' the Woods," were all peiformed at this theatre last eve' ning, to the largest audience we ever saw within the walls of any theatre. The same bill is advertised for this evening, and we have no doubt tho audience will be fully as large as last night. We understand the manager has succeeded in making arrangements with Mr Murdoch, the celebrated tragic ^ptor, who has won honor and applause in every place where he has parformed.? He will make his tirst appearance here oi< Monday evening next We cannot doubt that he will meet a reception worthy of his high talent and acknowledged accomplishments. Aehamra.?Wo are glad to see that the number of visiters at this pleasant establishment is on the increase : and indeed the performances of the (lerman magician arc sufficiently attractive of themselres to fill the saloon*, even if other amusi g novelties were not olfered. His feats are as pleasing as they are incomprehensible, and the power which he possesses of throwing the appearance of supernatural power over his acts, is extraordinary. As this is the latt week of his engagement, we advise all who have not seen him to avail themselves of the opportunity, this evening at the Alhamra Bowert Cian i ?The performances at this establish meDt last evening were loudly applauded from begin, ning to end. Mr. Kemp, as usual, amusad the audience with his wit and humor, and performed a great feat, which ha calls an " Antipodean Fandango, or La Franca Hiinaniala " In nlAin V.mrliih it ii ilnnriricr a Inn* heavy pole on hif feet, requiring great practice anil dexterity . Mm. Camille Gardiner a horsemanship shows that lady to be an accomplished equestrian. The crowning amusement of the evening, however, consisted in the extraordinary gymnastic exercises of Mr. Nixon and his children These are indeed wonderful, and must be seen to be appreciated. We are glad to see this place so well patronised The managers are making great preparations for Thanksgiving bay. Ratmoxd *J?r> Wabixo's Mkxaokbie.? This is the last week that we shall have the splendid collection of wild animals in the city, and we recommend to all parents not to omit giving to their children a practical lesson in natural history. More can be learnt by one hour's in. spection of this extensive exhibition than in a perusal of books for months. Kaoh morning and afternoon, besides amusing feats in the arent with the elephant. p> ney and monkey, the cage containing a lion, tiger, leopard and other wild beasts, is eutereo by Mr Pierce, who possesses a most wonderful control over their movements. Mrs. Hunt, one of the most pleasing actresses in the country, is engaged at the Albany Museum this winter. The rittsburg papers speak highly of Mrs. Mowatt's acting. The Commercial says '" Her representation of N'uanca was a finished piece of acting?graceful and natural. In fact, Mm M. is constantly impioving * nor can we fix the high standard of histrionic excellence which she is not capable of reaching. Mr. Oavenpi rt is a chaste nud very respectable actor, every way qualified to sustain Mm. Mowatt. Madame Augusta, M'lle Dimter, and their corps it V*,re forming at the Walnut street Theatre, Philadelphia, to crowded houses. M-H.-Blangy, the Hansrutr, was to appear last evening at Philadelphia, at the Arch street theatre, for that night only, on occasion of the benefit of Mr. Hazard, who retires from the stage. Hilahee, the Yankee comedian, and Barney Williams, are playing at Cincinnati, to crowed bouses. Musical Intelligence. Henri Herz gives his second concert at Philadelphia this evening His first concert was, by all accounts, eminently successful Political Intelligence. The leturns from Texas are sufficient to show the re election of the present members, 1). T. Kaufman, and T. Pillsbury. We learn with feelings of proud satisfsction, that the whigs of the legislature held a prirata meeting last night, and resolved to support the Hon Goorgo K Badger lor the vacant seat in the Senate, occasioned by the resignation of the Hon William H. Haywood, Jr. The lection will take place this day, and, of course, Mr B. will be elected ?lialtigh Rrgiitrr oj Friday. f My Inteiitgeiui*. Tur mi?m miix or tuimniv - W# h*J ')ti!i#a lively l-reeie luting the entire of yestetdty The we?ei rsu high to the North and fcr?t river* and swept ovar Ui? Battery, during moit of the day. Several of the (teenier* were unable to ell act a landing in the evening, at their , iers in the North river. The "Eureka" put round to the dock opposite the Tobacco Impaction eatablUhment, yeiterday evening unable tol effect a landing at her usual locality on the North river, after her tnp down the river. There were aeveral hat* and cap* changed ewuer* al?o, as source ly a street could be pa seed without witnessing somo adventure in the shape of stray hats, caps, veils, awnings, lie , ike. The shipping rode gallantly, without suffering any injury i The Boskd or County Csnvsisaa*.?The Board finished the ctnvas* yesterday evening, end adjourned fine dir. Their report will be prepared by to-morrow Fiom seme documents we were allowed to inspect, it appear* th*t the persons whose names have been heretofore an nounveu. were uuiy niecieu. oeioru uie ou?ru aujuiiru ed, Aid. Brady presented a paper purporting to be a protest from Willis Hall. Ksq , against the return of James Conner, as County Clerk, on various grounds, the prin- , Cipal of which was, that the electiou returns of the 14th ward were not retumed to the Couuty Canvassers within the time prescribed by law, and also because such returns were given in charge to an irresponsible person? , An affidavit was presented from Mr Connor,denying the facts set forth in Mr. Hall's protes' Thus we have it.? 1 There are certainly more ways than one to become an office holder. Saved from Drowning?The police of the 1st Ward have, through their assidious exertions, latterly saved the lives of several who fell " overboard," according to the reports in the Police Office in the vicinity of the Battery. A man named ftitrick M'Cabe was saved from drowning yesterday morning by officer Garrison. He had $106 on his person, and also checks to a large amount, j Another ? David Anderson also fell into the Deck at tho foot of Grand street, in the East river, and whs rescued from drowning by officer James Bayle, early yesterday morning. And still Another.?Robert 8pral, who also fell . into the East River, near Catharine Kerry, was rescued from drowning by policemnn Reeves, and was brought to the station house. Dr. O'Donnell was culled upon, and after promptly attending to the patient, who had been much exhausted, after being immersed for somo time in the water, sticcoeded in restoring respiration Tho pa1 tient premises to recover. The Lamps Again.?The complaints are still loud against the gas company. The lights are put out frequently before 11 o'clock, and this has bet-u felt as a serious annoyance to both the police and the inhabitants in many ol the streets and wards. | Lost Childhen.?Charles Marsh, about four years old > was found in the street*, and sent home to No. 398 Monroe street. Goorge Cortant, aged about 3)^ >ears, was also found in the streets, and sent home to No. 29 Columbia street. Entertainment at Stuvveiant Institute.?We learn with great satisfaction that Professor Whitnoy, at the request of numbers in this city, amongst whom we see the names of Gen. Gaines, Gardinar Spring, D. D., and other gentlemen of tho various professions, will give a course ol oiatorical entertainments in this city. Tho first one will take place at the Stuyvesant Institute on reader* to the Professor's advertisement in another column. Hit well known ablli'iet will more than suffice to fill the room Protection Blues.?This fine company pasted our office yesterday morning on a target excursion, and looked exceeding well. They are a fine body of men. The Military.?A new company called the Emmet . Guards, commanded by Captain McGrath, will have their first parade on Wednesday next. The company was raited by the Captain, and numbers about forty mut kcts. The men are all under thirty years of age; they have adopted the artillery uniform, blue turned up with j buff", which gives the men a soldier-like and imposing [ appearance. Vanderlyn's Great National Painting or the Landing or Columbus is still on exhibition. The talented artist, now advanced in years, was, we arc pained to learn, so unfoitunate as to place his first instalment from Congress in unsafe hands, thus losing $2,000, which obliged him for a long time, whilo in Pans, to leave this and attend to other works for a support. His present exhibition is with the hope of retrieving his fortune. A generous public will, we trust, second nis endeavors. Evacuation Day.?We understand that a special committer of the Board of Common Council have resolved to meet this evening with a view to adopt some measures toj entertain the military on ..Evacuation Day, to-morrow, 35th instant The Common Council voted down an application on this subject, which was brought up formally before them. 8everal trees were blown down on {he Battery during the late gale. On Sunday night, an unknown man, of genteel ap pearance, walked off Pier No. 1, East river, in front of the Custom House Barge office, ard would have been drowned, but for the timely aid of the vigilant boatmen attached to the above department Coroner's Office, Nov. 33.?Accidental Death.?The Coroner was called to hold an inquest yesterday, at No. 47 Roosevelt street,on the body of a boy, twelve years of Aire, of the rime ol William H. Duffy, who. it annears. accidentally fell through a scuttle on Friday last, precipitating himself from the filth story to the cellar below, breaking through a board on the lower floor. The acci- J dent happened at the chair factory, No. 317 Pearl street. The poor boy lingered until yesterday. when he expired from the injuries received by the fall. Police Intelligence. Nov. 23-?Detection of Burglart?Andrew Elliot, John Kella and Joseph Marks, were arrested on Sunday night . by officers Stow ell and Reeve of the 4th ward, whom the above officers discovered in Catharine street, endeavoring to "krack" various dry goods stores, and watching their movements until they operated on the dry goods tore of Edward K. Shed k Co No. 65 Catharine st. Just at this time Thomas Connell, formerly a policeman of the 1st ward came along, and by his aid and advice the parties were all taken into custody. Marks wss found up stairs with a portion of the property in his possession, and the other two were outside on the watch. In the morning they were taken before Justice Osborne, who committed Marks for the burglary; the other two were discharged, the evidence being insufficient to warrant their detention. Caught on the "JumpV?A fellow called Edward Farrell was caught in the act, last evening, of stealing a muff valued at $S, from the hat store of Jacob Banta, No. 130 Chatham street. On being searched at the Tolico office. a letter was found on his person dated Nov. 23d. written by Mr. Eldridge, of the State prison at Sing Sing, which latter was directed to Mr. liaac T. Hopper, a member of the priion association, setting forth that the accused had served out an imprisocment of two years, and his conduct during that period was passable, and that he was now prepared to lead an honest lite hereafter. This letter the raader I will perceive was dated the very day of his discharge, yet, before sundowu the same day, this hardened rascal is detected committing again the very crime of which he ha 1 just served out a term of years in the State prison. Surely there is very little chance for reformation in such a chap. Justice Osborne committed him for trial, when in all probability be will be tried for a second ctfence,and be sent back again to his old quarters. -Qrresti on Bench Warrant#.?John Vantine,(a steward in the Asylum,) Spies, one of the keepers on Blackwell's Island, and James T. Godfrey, one of the nurses, , were arrusted yesterday by Officer Oenniston, one of the attaches o( the Court of Sessions, on a Bench Warrant, . they having been indicted by the Grand Jury for aiding the escape of prisoners on the -Id day of November! They were severally held to bail in $500 each, which tbey gave, and were liberated from custody. *? Singular Indictment. Officer Oenniston, one of the attaches of the Court of Soations, arrested, yesterday, Daniel Sickles, on a bench warrant, wherein he stands charged with a felony. It appears that some time ago, Mr. Sickles executed a mortgage on the property owned , by Mr.S. at 7it Nassau street, to a Mr. Kimble, when, af- 1 ter the execution of the above instrument, Mr Sickles undertook to get it recorded, and since that time Mr. Kimble avers that ho has been unable to obtain possession of said mortgage. Justice Osborne held the accused to bail in the sum of (1,000, which he gave, and was liberated from custody. Dismissed from office.?The eleven policemen of the 1st ward, whose conduct his honor the Mayor has been investigating within the last two or threee days, for tome shines they cut up in an oyester collar in Bearer street, which, it appears, could hare been settled with the propiietor lor $6, but tho policemen refusing to pay tor their fun; consequently, the case was laid before the Map or, who dismissed them all at one batch. Taken from a thief.? An old Fire Point thief, called Bill Maitin, was arrested, last night, by officer Feeny, of < the flth ward, having in his possession a side if sole leather, evidently stolon, for which an owner is wanted. Apply to the above efficient officer at the Station House, Tombs. Burglary?The room No. IS in the granite building corner ot Chambers street and Broadway, was burglariously entered on Sunday night, and a trunk broken open by some thieving acounitiel, and $S0 in specie, 9 silver spoons, a pair of sugar tongs, marked " M. O ," a pair ot silver spectacles and an old fashioned silver watch, the property of Low Octon, stolen therefrom. No arrest. On fAe " Li/>."?Officer Frenchard, one ot the Chief's aids, arrested a shop "lifter," called dim Devlin, whom he caught in the act of stealing a ceat, valued at $10, Irom the store of ,\'r. Jacob Vandorbelt, No. 3d Maiden Line. Locked up fur trial Vieerderly Home.? Officer Denniston arrested yesterday, a man by the name of Morton Ivers, on a bench warrant, he having been indicted lor keeping a disorderly honse at No. 306 Water street, between Dover and 1 Roosevelt streets. Jnslke Osborne held him to bail in $300, which he gave, and was discharged. Movements of Travellers. '"V""""1"* lor ..... liliux.ll U1 )???'" ) ? arrivals at the undermentioned hole's :? American?W Cutting, Fort Hamilton; K. Cutting, Jo; A. linger, Charleston; E. Waiing, Philad.; H. Wharton, do;C. Smile, do; M. Bennett, Newlmrgb; J.William*, IT. S. Army; C. Moehlin. Waahington; W. Iloacerona, i Weat Point; J. Raillen, Phila; N. Ilaydec, Florida; J. Almey.U. 8. Navy; J. Mendenhall, Charleston; 8. Cole, Mobile. A?tor?Mr Chapin, HartforJ; M. Watkinson, do; J Jackson, New York; Mr. Chapin, Hartford; Pat. Rutherford, Canada; R. Kced, Hudson; J. Anderson, Quebec; 1 ! J. Kirk, Montreal, (I. Dunstomb, New York: J. White, i Philadelphia; T. Wordon, Columbus; A. Chew, do; P. Buchanan, Mr. Forsyth, A. Aaron, England; R Harrison, Montreal; A. Buttolph, Pann; Judge Woedworth, Hjde Park; Chas Butts. Philad. Cirr?/ Hoyt, New Jerse) ; F. Davis, U. 8. Navv; T. Sherwood, New York; J. Ootte, do; Mr. Beckman, Westchester; Capt. Rogers, New Jersey; J. Ohgantry, Philadelphia; 11. R. lireese, Cambridge. is?sKLis-l) Beluen, N Y.; Rev. Mr. Carloe, Fort Hamilton; O. Garner. Putnam co.; 8. Smith, 8t. Croix; C. Culieus, do.; II. ralmu, N. Y.; O. Dent, K Oawxxezi, New Orleans; D Parker, R I.; E. F.dgerton, Charleston; W. Vanderwert, Tonawaada: D. Rem>h.iw, Washington. Howard.?J. Warner, Fishkill; Rev. J. Richards, Havans; Hon. D. I). Howard, Sayville, L I,; J. Silliman, Dorcester; K. Richards, 8t. Louis; Mr. Vancougbnel, Toronto; Hon. J. Anderson, Westchester; E. Norton, Angehza; W. Hudson, Phila L. P. Gardner, Troy; W. Burtt, Haiigerties. Court Calendar?This Day* | * Commos Pleas.-Part 1?47, 317, 81, AS, 66, 67, #3, | 67. (?. I Part 3-4, 18, 80, 33, 318, 330,34, 38, 38, 43. I (4mman OmmII, fid,ah 61 Ainceur* ?Tbto 0aarJ met Usl evening tl j o'clock. Ai.oranaii btx?of in the ( bin The Minutei of tbe last meeting wire re4,1 end ftpproved. Petition* --.lattice Drinker from W. W Drinker to be allowed tbe amount of council lest, be , paid bv him in defending himself against certain charges that bad been alleged against him on the occasion of hie la s trial before the County Court Referred. -Eoacunhon Day ?A communication w&s received from 'Jen landlord in relation to the celebration of the above anniversary. inviting the President of the Board? the Common Council and Mayor, to receive a salute from the artillery on tbe 36th Inst., in front of City Hall. Accepted. The BUckwtU'* Island Voter* ? A communication was received from hit Honor the Mayor, containing the presentment of the grand jury in ralation to tbe fraudulent voting of some of the convicts on Bisckwell's Island.? The communication went on to state that the convicts referred to were removed from the Island on the ere of the late election by parties who changed the prison clothes of the convicts, with which they were dressed That they were carried to tbe 14th ward, end fed and supplied with liquors. That Alderman Purdy and other* had bean cognizant of the tame. The whole subject was referred to a special committee, with instruction! to report on the same at the next meeting of tha board. Report*?Adverse to allowing James M. Turner, police officer, a sum of $16 17. to liquidate the expense of a civil suit brought against him lor assault and battery, arising out of a case in which ha had been brought in collision with a party in tbe discharge of hie official duty. Petition of engine company No 41, for repairs of engine ; of Philip Romain, for the transfer of stall No. 7 Catherine Market; of hose company No. 38, for hose carriage, be Hrpiirt -In lavor 01 cusuanaiDg engine company No. 18, on charge of hoie company No. 38, for running into them while in the diacharge of their duty. The Dngmat of Co-operate Jurniiction.?A petition was received from Patrick McKinna, of No 80 Jamei strejt, asking to be refunded expenses defrayed by him for doctor's lees, under the following circumstances: ? It appeared that in August last, one of the dog-killers employed by the Corporation entered petitioner's premises, beat his dog, and next hit himself with a large club, injuring his arm, and obliging him to put himself under medical attendance. The amount of expenses $118 17, petitioner now claims. Referred to a special committee. Etaeuation Day.?Alderman Tsrrsn offered a resolution in favor of appropriating .$300 to defray the ex|ienses of the military on Wednesday next, in celebrating Evacuation Dav. Alderman Mcscn*i.t: opposed the resolution. The day was usually spent in carousing and drinking, instead of in any substantial manner being appropriated to advantage. There were no monuments erected in the city to the memory of Washington or Jackson, and while this was not the case, they had no right t<J appropriate money for carousing and drinkiug. Money was extravagantly spent on the occasion of the celebration of the 4th of July ; and it would be more serviceable and honorable to appropriate a sum of money for the orectien of a suitable monument to the memory of either Washington or Jackson. Aid Puaixn considered that they were bound to grant the appropriation for the use of the military The custom was an old one. The question on the resolution was then taken and lost?ayes 0, noes 18. The new Atlantic Steameri between Europe and America ? Resolutions in favor ef directing the committee on wharves, piers and slips, to communicate with the Atlantic Steam Company in relation to fixing the terminus, and offering for their use at a reasonable rent, one of the piers of this city. The question on referring to a special cAmmiHon wo? Ulron or%A lnat 4V0B 7?nnoa 10. Tho question on laying on the table was taken and lost, ayes 6?noes 11. The resolution was next ottered as amended fixing the location at the East or NortA Rivers. The question on the adoption of the same was taken and carried; ayes 9?noes 8. Resolution in favor of extending pier at foot of Jefferson street, 75 feet forthwith. Referred Appropriately. Resolution in favor of employing other than convict nurses to take charge of the children in the Alms House. Referred. In favor of adopting measures to prevent the illegal sale by unlicensed butchers and venders of meats in the public streets. Referred. At 8 o'clock, a motion to take a recess for thirty minutes, was made. Tea Table.?Aid. Hart moved to abolish the tea table. (Roars of laughter) An amendment was offered, proposing to refer to the Committee on Charity and Alms. (Renewed laughter) Lost. A motion to lav the whole subject on the table, was made, and carried. Ayes 9, noes 8. Aid. Purser here moved to take a recess. Aid. Mesiekolk then moved the call of the ayes and noes?carried. The question was then taken and resulted?ayes 13? noes 5. Tlte Board hereupon took a recess. The board returned after taking a recess of forty minutes. Oil contract*.?The committee on lamps and gas re ported in lavor ot appropriating a sum to supply the , corporation with 15,000 gallons or oil. Tha report states that a contract was entered into with D. 8c A. King aland 8c Co., and E. T. Truesdell, for supplying 7,500 each, at 105 cents per gallon. Alderman Johnson offered a resolution, directing that said money should not be paid to Mr. Truesdell, flntil a oommittee investigated the quality of said oil, which he stated was adulterated about 14 per cent Aldorman Mksscroi.f. explained, in relation to (he contract, as a member of the committee. Alderman Bbadt remarked, that the committee had directed to have advertisements, in relation to the contracts. placed in the corporation papers; and that they did every,thing in their power to carry out the contract. Alderman Johnson did not mean to implicate the committee: but on examining the oil, he had round it was not according to the sample, and was adulterated some fourteen per cent. Alter a few further remarks from Aldermen Johnson, Messerole, and Purser, the resolution was adopted, and a I special committee were appointed to investigate, consisting of Aldermen htoneall, Purser, Johnson, Messerole and Walker, Rtportt in favor of repairing 7th Avonue between Bloomingdale road and 29th street?Adapted. Removal of the Corporation Attorney ?The committee on laws reported on the subject of the detention of public moneys received by tue corporation Attorney in his official capacity. The report suggested the propriety of directing the removal of the said officer, Allen M. Snitten, from the office of Corporation Attorney, in consequence of his alleged illegal detention of the public moneys, and of directing the comptroller to take immediate steps for the recovery of the fees which are detain- I ed by the said officer, and withheld from the City Treasury. The report and resolutions accompanying were unanimously adopted A communication was received from the Comptroller in relation to the public administrator, suggesting an alteration in the law in regard to that functionary, and the discharge of his official duties. Ordered to be printed and referred to the committee on laws. j Aid. Mssserock ottered a resolution directing the Tublic Administrator to pay over all moneys now in his hands and -nlonging to iDtestate estates, te the credit oi the Comp* oiler, agreeable to the ordinances. Adopted. Commu.rt Ation from the same, in relation to the erection ol sta ix houses in the several wards Referred. Fire Pfj .rtwsent? Magnetic Trie graph?A communication was received from the Chief Engineer, in relation to connecting the telegraph with this department Ke ferred. Paptrt from the Aetielante ? Sjveral paper* were taken up and concurred in. The Board then adjourned. Bosrd ok Assistant Aldermen.?Special meetingNeil Gray, Esq., President in the Chsir. Fifteenth Street.?A remonstrance was received from sundry proi>erty owners, against flagging the aotith side of l&th street Referred. Thirtieth Street.?The Committee on streets, reported in fever of referring to the City Inspector, the petition relative to filling sunken lot* in 30th street, between the 6th and 7th Avenues. So referred Vi'ti/fa/nf A Sitrrrt ?lSon.-irt and r-Aenliitinn in favnr nf filling and regulating 19th street, from the 1st Avenue to the hast Kiver. Report accepted and resolution adopted. Bloamini(daU Rand - Report and resolution in favor of applying to the Legislature for authority to lay out Bloomiugdule Road, from the 7th to the 10th Avenue, as one of the streets of the city. Report accepted, and resolution adopted. jf WorkhoMte ?A memorial was received from the " New York Prison Association" and the " Society for the Relief of the Poor," relative to the establishment of aworkhonse. Referred to a special committee of five, consisting of Messrs. Webb, Dodd, Gilmartin, Jackson and Brown Public Printing.?A communication was received from the Comptroller, relative to and in favor of contracting for the public printing. Also, for the snpply of stationery required for the various departments of the city government Accepted. The following resolution was then ottered by Assistant Aid. Wiss Resolved, That tho Comptroller be authorised to advertise for pro posals to contract for the public printing to the lowest bidder. Adopted by a vote of 14 to 3. Old NMp.?Resolution in lavor 01 causing uid Slip to be ciaaued out. Adopted Convict iAthor? The special committee to whom we* rolerrcd a communication relative to the employment of convict labor on Blackwell's Island, then presented their report, in which it was set forth that the committee had had before them,and examined numerous manufactures of sadlery and hardware, (in which branch it was proposed to employ the convicts,) and from the facta elicited from them, it was satisfactorily ascertained that contracting convicts, as suggested by the Alma Bqpao Commissioner, would prove prejudicial to the Inftjhfl of one class of worthy mechanics in this citv, and fmflWore recommended a non-concurrence with tne Board of Aldermen on this subject- Laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Assist. Aid. McElbath moved that the following reso lution, which he offered, be added to the report and printed " Resolved, That the mechanical lahor of this city ought to be niotected, not only from the competition of the convict labor of the city penitentiary, but likewise from the competition of eonvict labor from Europe ; and that, in order to insure this result, a protective tariff on articles manufactured in this country is necessary, and, in the opinion of this board, is the only saleguara to the rights of American citizens. Laid on the table. Steomehio Southerner ? Resolution adopted in the Board of Aldermen in favor of granting exclusive use of pier No. 'Id, E. R , for the landing of the steamship > Southerner, plying between this port and Charleston, | South Carolina, after considerable debate, was concurred in. Jhiiitant Superintendent oj BuiUinge.?Resolution by Assistant Alderman Donn : ? Resolved. That the ofBce of Assistant Superintendent of Public Buildings be abolished. In offering the resolution, Mr Dodd remarked that he was not aware that any person held such an office until recently, when he discovered that somebody not only held such an office as saistant Superintendent of Public Buildings, but that he received a salary of about >700 per annum, without having any bodily or mental labor to , perform. Referred to Committee on Salaries. Superintendent of Repoiro.?A resolution was offered in favor ef increasing the salary of the Superintendent of Repairs, from >800 to $1000 per annum, to take effect from the 1st December neat. Employment of Convict en4 Peuptr Lohor.?Reeola 1 <!>>? I.jr Auisteti? iKUrtnwi H?m.*p Kiiulyed, Tint HU feUna.1 io a special comfflittee to Inquire Mo fta ipeJiency vi employing the convicts ob Blsokwell'* Island la getting out itofle, ami the pauper* in tha aim* | house in the manufacture ot article* required for the use of that department. Referred to Meiiri. Radford, Mc- 1 Klrath, and dmith. Drill Raom ?A commanication was received from I Col Tompkins, askiu? permission for his company to meet and drill in one of the rooms over Centre Market.? Orinted. ? ?nxint Coma,my Ditbandtd?Resolution adopted in the Board ot Aldermen, in favor of disbanding Engine Companv No. Id, was concurred in Afei? purine Huuss?Resolution in favor of erecting a suitable building in Ludlow- street for the accomraoda, tion of Engine Company No 8, end Hook and Hadder Company No. 5. Adopted. The Board than adjourned. V. S. Commissioner's Ofllrr. Before Commissioner Oardiner. . Nov. ?fllurtf*r and firacy Cast?The examination of this case, which was noticed in the Htrali of Saturday and Sunday laat, was commenced to-day. Mr. Marbury, the Assistant District Attorney, conducted the examination on the part of the government, and Mr. ?. R. I.anmureux appeared for the prisoners. Wiitsaa STxaans (colored) sworn and examined.? Lives at No. 11 Vandewater street; made an afldavit on Friday (which led to the arrest of Daly) that witness understood that Daly caused the murder of the captain ; witness was told by two colored men, named West and Banks, that they were told by a sailor named Levin, who was in the brig, and on duty the night the captain was missing ; and that the captain was Knocked overboard by Daly ; after which Daly put the vessel before the wind, and some time afterwards gave the alarm that somebody was overboard; this was all that witness heard Moore say about what Levin had told him ; understood then that Levin had gone to sea ; Moore was talking to Banks alterwards, but did not hear what passed ; heard before the brig arrived that there was something wrong ; it was mentioned in the papers that she was commanded by colored people; the first thing that ox cited witness's suspicion was a conversation which was brought about by Daly offering to sell an order which he had on the owners of the brig Harriet for $41 wages, for $-J Crou.examintd.?The first conversation was in South street, between Mr. Banks, Mr. Moore and witness; the next conversation was in Burling slip, near South street; it was about the order; West was also present; the second conversation was about what Levins said; Daly was present at a par^ of the first conversation; the conversation about Levin, between Banks, Moore and witness, was on Friday last; witness was present; Moore cautioned them against the order; Daly offered the order to witness, but witness refused it; witness went on Friday, after he had got the information, to Clark's, to see if Daly had shioued. Bash. Binm examined? Keeps a sailors' boarding-house; from a conversation witnoia had with Mr. Moore, witnosa'a suspicions were excited in regard to the murder of the captain; Daly came up to them on Friday, and asked Stearnes, who was with witness at the time, if he had any money; Daly said he wanted some for drink; he said he would give them an order for $40 on the brig, and asked Stearns to give him $'i for it; Stearnes refused, but said he would give him one; the order was then drawn, and Dalv refused to sign it, or have it witnessed by anyone present, and took it out to be witnessed by West; after going out they met Moore, and the latter said it was a good thing they had nothing to do with the order, as Levins told him Moore knew enough to hang Daly; : Moore then stated that Levins told him that he, Daly, was in the captain's watch, and that it was he that knocked the captain overboard; witness then asked Meore, would < he swear to this, and Moore stated in reply, that anything he said he'd swear to it; West told witness, that Levin also told him something about it, but that he, West, did not pay much attention to it. Georre Weaver.?Was cook on board the brig Harriet; shipped in New York, went from hero to Campeachy; Francis Mangin was the Captain; left Campeachy some time in September, went from there to Yellow Hon and from thence home; the captain was alive when we left Yellow Hon; he was then alivo and until we got to the latitude of Charleston It was on a Wednesday night he was missed, saw him on that morning alive; witness was on deck about 8 o'clock in the evening, when the captain gave orders to tack ship; after they got through, he sent witness into the galley to make him some coffee; before witness had time to make it, the man at the wheel cama runninv forward, and said there waa a man overboard. John P. Curtis wa* the man who said it Witness jumped out and went aft, and met John P. Cur- i ti?; did not see Daly, saw only Curtis, Daly was forward folding the rigging; Curtis was at the wheel; he desired witness to go down and call the Captain, witness went, but there was no one in the cabin. Curtis went back to < the wheel, and then Daly called all hands on deck to 1 consult about what was to be done. Daly, Sheridan and Curtis were the watch on deck at the time; witness i does not know whether the Captain went below j or not. It was about half an hour after the Captain | gave orders to make the coffee that the alarm was ! given of the man being overboard. John P. Russel and Daly took the command of ihe vessel. Daly < was pretty much the person who had the command ! before this time; the captain had a difficulty with Leven j Fawcett, and with Russel; he put Fawcett in irons for | having found him asleep on his watch; kept him there I for several days, after which he let him go; a few nights after he got him asleep again, and then struck him with ; a stick; Fawcett then went to the pump and on his ' return; he got up an axe, and took it down to the fore- j castle with him; the captain callod upon witness, Daly I and Phillips, to go down and arrest Fawcett; Daly refused to go without a light; a globe lamp was then ! brought to Daly, and he went down to the forecastle, j upon which Fawcett struck the lamp, and broke it; he ' did not strike Dalv: after the captain went over, thov i want to Beaufort in North Carolina, lay in the dream there for a few day*; tho crew wui taken on snore together with the captain's paper*, and examined; the captain treated the men about middling; saw better and worse treatment; does not know where Kawcettwas when the Captain went overboard; the vessel was afterwards wrecked at Cape May; witness never saw the captain or heard hi* voice after he gave witness the order to make the coffee Alter the examination of this witness the Court adjourned to ten o'clock this morning. V. 8. Circuit Court. Before Judge Betts. Nov. 33.?Decisions?Harlaem and Sarah Mather ait Jette Carpenter?Decree that the demurrer interposed in this case be allowed, and that the bill be dismissed with costs. New J treey Railroad ait. Robert hotly.?Ordered that the sums and all subsequent proceedings in this cause UC SCI OPIUU 1VI illC^UiUlUj WIIH V/VOIO. (f'm Fan Hook vs Jonathan Leach et al.?Ordered that an injunction issue according to the prayer of the bill. Betif. Q. Wilder, assignee, <J-t. vs. Michael McCornick. ?This was an action for the infringement of a patent for the manufacture of a description of iron safes, known as the " Salamander Safe." Defendant demurred to the de claration of plaintiff, for various causes; but mainly for these two?1st, for not having sufficiently set forth the statute under which the action is brought; and 'id, for the want of clearly averring the assignment on which the plaintitT sues. Judgment lor plaintiff on the demurrer, but, the declaration having been loosely drawn, that the defendant have leave to withdraw his demurrer and plead, without costs. For plaintiff, Mr. J. B. Staples; for defendant, Mr. E. Casserly. In Admiralty. Decisions on Appeal. The bark Gentleman, her tackle, &c. Farnham & Co. claimants, respondents and appellants rs. M'Crackeu k Livingston, llbellants and appellees. Decree of the court below reversed with costs. Tho steamboat Narragaasett, her tackle, Sic , the New Jersey steam navigation Co. claimants, respondents and appellants, vs Uobert Gibbs and others, llbellants and appellees. Decree ot the court below affirmed with costs. Mis Honor then stated to the Bar that there were several other cases that must be postponed until the next term, except the case of Alwell k Terill,which will be disposed of next week. The court was then adjourned to Wednesday week. Varieties. The Wilmington (N. C.) Journal says that the present population of that town amounts to 9,000, an increase of 6,t)Oo since the railroad was budt, six years ago, when it was only 3,000. In Pittsburg, on Friday afternoon last, an explosion took place in the foundry of Messrs. Alger Si Holland, which resulted moat calamitously The boiler bursted, killing Mr. Holland and a Mr. M'Clory, tearing off both their heads, and severely wounding two or three others. The house was reduced to a mass oi ruins. There are in Pittsburg, Pa , at present, nine daily newspapers. Fifty years ago the place was a wilderness. A splendid sword has been made for the citizens of Rochester to be presented by them to Capt. Allan Lowd, U. 9. A. The blade ie of the ordinary length of an army I word, and ia beautiiully made. The hilt u riohly stud ded with emerald and amethyat. The scabbard ia thickly plated with gold, and haa upon it a variety of well designed raised work. On one side is this inscription :? " Presented to Capt Ai.i-kn Lowo. U 8. A., by the citizens of Rochestor, as a testimonial of their appreciation of hia virtues as a man, and hia bravery as a Soldier " On the reverse side of the scabbard, within a acroll suspended from an eagle's leak, is the following appropriate inscription:? " Fort Brown, Texas, 1st, ad, 3.1, 4th, 6th, 8th, 7th, | 8th, and 8th of May, 1848." The volunteer companies of Vicksburgh gave a grand dinner on the IOtb inst., to the members ol the Missis sippi llegiment, who, on account of sickness, are on fur- : lough, and bad returned from the war in Mexico. The new Capitol of Iowa occupies a favorable site in Iowa city. It is built of marble, at a cost already of $80, I 000, and will require $30,000 more to flniah it. We have received an extra of the St. Louie Gazette of the 16th inst., which gives account of a large firo in that city. The loss by it was over $30,000. The Gazette lost everything almost by the Are and water, but started immediately again, as the extra shows. Thk Prizk Bark Coosa.?The preliminary exa minanon nas oeen ciosett, ana me testimony i taken will be sent before the U. 8. rircuit Court It Amounts to little more then what is already known, namely, that the ship had been cleared from this port for Havana, and after bains; out for some time was discovered sailing under F.nglish colors ofl' Alvara.lo. in communication with the Mexicans. It has been ascertained also that a package had been sent ashore iron the vessel, the contents of which are unknown The U. 8, Marshal was to unload her and examine the cargo yesterday, hut the vessel, which was lay ing on the other side, was so deeply inbedded in the mn I that it re- I quired several hours labor before the tow was able to move her and bring her to the landing at thin side The examination was, therefore, postponed until Mondiy morning. Capt Katon, one of the aids of Gen. Taylor, who bore | to Washington the Aral despatches of the battles of Mon- ! i terey, arrived in this city, yesterday, from Wa-hingtnn, i and left on the M Kim last evening, to resume his position < in the army.?N. O. Picayune, IVer 10. i Religious Intelligence. Wo learn that the vestry of Trinity church, of Co lumbus. Ohio, have given a unanimous invitation to the Rev. Gideoni B Perry, D. D.. of Philadelphia, to become i the rector of said church, l.ike invitations, wa further ' understand, hava been given Or. P. by the veetry of 8t ! PauPa church, Cleveland, and 8t. Paul'a church, Nor- 1 Notices of New Books. Dtkitrs anu fkOCHM.ibl II THE NEW YOSR CON vtMTiow.?We time received from the Jilhuny .irgiu. , u l alto from the proprietors of the JttUt, two copies of t^e above mentioned work, containing fall jO ports of the del)a'e? of the Convention who formed ,i,e D W Con,,itutiou The well known charact>r Of the reporters employed *n occemen, is , guarantee of the work being correct. Its v*lue *n<1 importance to the legal proles sion especially, and t0 "11 classes of citizens, cannot be overrated, as it form* a key to discover the quo animc ot the convention in making the amendments. Both are got up in a neat and substantial manner. The American Almanac roa 1947?James Monroe fc Co Boston ?This work is universally trusted as a manual of reference, and contains every thing of interest to the statesman, politician and private"citizen. Recantations ob Concessions or a Convent to Ro~manism.?Stanford St Swords, 139 Broadway. Las Mousruetaieks dk La Reuse?The Queen'* Musketeer*, > Comic Opera, performed by the French Company in New Orleans?Translated by Benedict Henry Revoil. Esq -Taylor Bt Co.. Aetor Home ?We are glad tUat thia opera has been translated, and have no doubt that the demand will be great. Thi Dusk or Buboi-rdy, ot thi Chronicles or Fearcr?W. H. Graham, Tribune Buildinga?This is ano her work from the prolific pen of Alexander Dumas, and is equal in interest to any written by that author. Architectural DKsiuri, by Win. H. Rantell?W. H . Graham, Tribune Buildinga ?The second number of thia work is before us. We recommend it to builders and projector*. Exchange Tarlei?Thi* publication is deemed of es-. aential benefit and importance to all dealers in exchange between the United States and England, as it point* out a correct mod* of ascertaining, in the most simple and accurate manner, the exact amount to be remit ted to London in a sterling bill in payment of any amount of a debt due for money collected here in U. 8. currency at the current late of exchange, and obviate the necessity of tedious, and to the uninitiated, difficult calculation History and BiooaAfHY or the Kings of Frarck, with medallion portraits of each, from Pharamond to Louis Phillipe Carey & Hart, Philadelphia. The author of this work has succeeded in giving to the world a complete and authentic biographical sketch of the lives and habit* of the French kings. The medallion portraits are very superior. Memoirs of the Life of Thomas Addisor, by Miss Aikin?Carev It Hart. Philadelphia. This is the first attempt at a life of Addison that ha* ever appeared, and the talented authoress deserves credit for her research and industry in giving us such a valuable work. The New Timor, a Romance of Louden?Cary & Hart, Philadelphia. Hiod'e Magazine, speaking af this work, says "The New Timon will bear comparison with any one of the poetic tales ef Byron ; end we say advisedlv. justice will not be done to this noble work of ganlus, if lasting fame be not granted to its author.? Yes : 'the New Timon' will become a standard study beside Byron." Chambers' Information f#r the Peotle, No. fl? Burgess Jc Stringier, New York ?Each successive number of thia work is heartily welcomed on our table. The preaent number is es interesting as any previoua one. Columbian Lady's Magazine for December?Israel Post, 140 Nassau street.?A capital number We are pleased to see this valuable monthly come forth so re gularly beautifully. IW..I, R... All >1.. 1 1 11 ? wvun> w uai/i - wijvk. /111 iuc i'UUHBeilCrS ?11113 magazine maintain* it* character. It i* filled with the umal amount of reading matter, some of which i* good, and lome *o ?o. A Treatise on thk Practice of thi SrratMB Court or the State or New York, with an Affendii *f Practical Forms?By Alexander M. Burrell, counsellor at law ; *econd edition, in 3 vol*. New York, John 8. Yocrheei, 181? ?This i* a valuable work, beautifully got up in three handaomely printed volumes, the Itit of which ha* just made its appearance. The flr*t edition published about six years ago, had a rapid and extea*ive circulation : it was to be found in the hands of every student and practitioner in the State. To both of these claates, the present edition must be still more acceptable, for it has been revised with great care and discrimination, obsolete and unimportant matter has in *11 cases been struck out. and a whole volume of new and important matter has been added. So that as it is new presented to the public, it is the only treatise which embodies the lato statutory enactments, and the judicial decisious to ine present time, witn these recommendations to the members of the profession, it cannot fait, particularly at the present time,to be extremely well received by them. Outlines of Anatomy ano Phuioj.ooy, with a dissected plate of the human organisation, by Krede rick Hollick, M. D. New York, Mark H. New man, J. & H. O. Langley and Samuel S and Wm Wood We regard this as one of the most valuable works issued in a long time. It is a complete general treatise on anatomy and physiology, and the dissected plate answers the purpose of a model of the human frame. Dr. Hollick is entitled to great credit for hit laudable desire to disseminate a knowledge of subjects that are of such vital consequence to all, but which hitherto has been monopo lizod by the medical profession. We commend it to all as a work of great merit and usefulness. A Comprehensive Summary of Univeesail History, with Biographies sf Distinguished Persons, with an Epitome of Heathen Mythology, 8cc., by Augustus J H. Duganne?Mark H. Newman, Samuel S. & William Wood, and J. 8c H. G. Langley, New York ?A very ex cellent work, and one that we would like to aee in the hands of all young persons?a useful book for schools Encyclotifdia Americana ?Lea St Blanchard, Philadelphia This work requires no commendation at our our hands We wish only to say that a supplementary volume (vol 14.) is now published. The holders of the preceding volumes will of course purchase this one. Paris, 1st November, 1816. TAe Entente Cordiale?The French and Spanieh Marriage?Portuguese Jlffiirl?-Switzerland ? The New Pope?The Italian Confederation?Theatricals. The condition of stagnant tranquillity in whioh Eu rope has been so long maintained, has lately been dis turbod, so that journalists have had a little variety breaking in upon the tiresome monotony to which they have so long been doomed. In the first place, the King of the French has played the English ministry a trick, which has exasperated the latter in the highest degree. The queen mother of Spain having passed some months in the French captital, a match was got up between the youngest son of Louis Philippe and the younger daughter of Queen Christine, on certain private conditions and considerations, known only to the contracting parties themselves. This marriage, however, was opposed by the British Cabinet, and only conditionally seceded to by the Peel ministry, on the consent to wait till the queen regnant should have an heir. On the accession of the whigs to power, Lord Palmerston seemed disposed to offer even further opposition, whereupon Louis Philippe pretending to think that the agreement made with the lovers was abandoned, secretly settled the marriage,, and had it solemnized in spite of the British Cabinet This has put an end to the renowned entente eoriiale, of which you hare heard so much. The rupture with England has set parties in Paris to look lor other alliances, and a certain section of the coneervative party is now congratulating the country on being liberated from the trammels of the entente cordiale, and urging the cabinet to direct its attention to a triple alliance for all purposes national and commercial between France, Russia, and the United States. A journal here understood to represent the Russian party, urges this strongly. Meanwhile, the Spanish marriage gives France, at least for the moment, a predominant iulluenoe in the Peninsula. The kingdom of Portugal is in insurrection against Queen Donna Maria; goaded to that state by en atroeioue coup d'etat, which suspended, or rather abolished, the constitution, it ii earnestly hoped that the popular cause will prevail, and that her Majesty will learn the danger in future of playing such pranks. It was at first thought that Spain would intervene in favor of the Portuguese government against the insurrection, but it is now understood that under the advice of France she will hold back. Switzerland is in a state of movement. The seven smaller eantons, which are Catholic, having admitted Jesuit establishments, and took other measures at variance with the will of the larger cantons, a disagreement has ensued, and a separate league has been formed among the lesssr cantons. The Diet, or federal government, will, it is expected, immediately interfere to compel the Catholic or small cantons to expel the Jesuits. In this case it is expected that the lntter will resist, and a federal revolution, or a dissolution ot the federal compact, must ensue, unless the loieign powers who have Suarantied the pact, interfere, either to enforce obeience to the Diet fiom the reensant cantons, or to compel the Diet to allow the canton* to proceed ea they please in respect to the Jesuit*. In every caae difficulties are apprehended. But the greatest phenomenon of the age is the radical Pope ! Pius the N inth is actually a radical refermer, and as such, being opposed by Austria, is seeking countenance and support from the liberal government of Fiance He is about to introduce railroads, a newspaper in Rome, and other civilized improvements. An Italian confederation hu been ipoken of ua thing probable That in to aay, a combination of all the Stales south of the Alps in one union, like that of the United States, with u federal government. Jealoueiet about precedence, and about the eaat ot the federal legislature, will be the great and probably insurmountable ui(Acuity, if this project should be really attempted. In theatrical awl musical matters nothiag new is doing i in l'ans. The Italian opera is open with the old company. The other theatres are reproducing their old pieces. Concerts have not yet commenced. Premium Wlga?Gilbert and Fletcher, No. 179 Broadway, opposite the Howard Hotel, have again rrcei?e?i the fi~?t premium from the American Institute, for the best specimen of gossamer Wigs and Tonpees. Go to the Gymnasium.?Dyspeptics, and ihoee iu feeble health, go to the Union Oyinnastic Academy, Nos. 159 and 161 Crosby street, near Bleccker, the lirgeti snd most romplste Oyimoium in the United States The nereises will be carefully adapted to the at eogth, age and constitution of ho gymnast so ss to produce hign health, to correct irregularities of f.,rm, and to animate and strengthen enfeebled constitutions. Classes meet at snnriae and at six, ?e?en awl eight P. .VI. Hot, cold, a d Shower Baths free to subscribers. Dr. J. B. RICH, Manager. J .lothum Smith, Ksq., will deliver hla third lectu-e on Paradise Lost, at the Htuyvexant Institute, 659 Broadway, on Friday eveninethe 27th in?t, at 1 o'clock. Subject?Adam and Tickets >5 cents. Portable Dressing liases,?The undersigned laving the greatest facilities in the mtnafacure of above, ire en-bled t > offer the same, at much Iris price than ilia mported while in mvty' respect they are greitlv superior, arh article contained being fa site most "ouvenient for u?a lud of a quality warranted to render aititf iction. For aale at G. SAUNDERS fc HON. tT? Broadway. Oppoaita Howard Hotei Fine Cutlery ?'The aubaerlhera' assortment unbraces every possible pattern of pen, pocket, desk sod ipo'tiug Knife, with a large variety of choice Raxora, which m wilt be warranted to the purchaser. Also, Scissors, Nail N lies, Re. M O. 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