Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 8, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 8, 1846 Page 2
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? i IVEvv YORK HERaLL \t*v lork, Drctuibtr I, HOLIDAY HERALD, NOTICE TO THEWORLD. The Illustrated History of the Mexican War. W? desire to inform our patrons and readers that we are now preparing to publish a grand Pictoriil IfrraM tor the Holiday*, the like of which has never been seen in this country. It will contain the labors of twenty-three artists in the Uuifed Urates, including California and part of Mexico. In addition to illustrations on miscellaneous subjects, it will contain all the Mexican engravings that we have published in the daily Herald, from lime to tune, and will form a complete and graphic pictorial history of the present war with Mexico, up to the day of publication. The engravings are in the first style of art?a specimen ?f them will be found on the outside ot this day's paper. This grand affair will be ready on or before the 30th inst., printed on good paper, and will be delivered at 6.J cents each A liberal reduction will be made to our agents, as usual, who will please send in their orders as so*n as possible. The First Day of Congress. The second session of the twenty-ninth Congress opened at Washington at twelve o'clock yesterday. There was a ijuornin in each House, and both branches of our national Legislature were therefore organized for the transaction of business. The first day's proceedings will be found in another column of this day's paper. We now begin operations lor the winter. If we mistake not, this session will be an important one?important in every point of view- Washington, for the next three months, will bo the centre of attraction?the grand buttery from which the results of tfce congressional deliberations, affecting the welfare of this great country, wiil flash off to every direction over the lightning lines that are now so rapidly spreading their meshes over the Union. The message will be delivered at twelve o'clock to day. It will immediately be transmitted to this citv bv telegraph and railroad. An abstract will probably be issued at an early hour this afternoon in on Extra IIkrai.p. The Last Revolution In Mexico. On Sunday, the 29th of November last, we received a communication by telegraph lrom one of our correspondents, and which we published in our paper of that day exclusively, announcing the important fact that despatches had been received from our squadron in the Gulf, to the effect that the Mexican administration had been dissolved, and that Almonte was going to England It further stated, that Santa Anna was compelled to refund the two millions of dollars which he had taken from the conducta, and deliver it to the owners, who were British mer**hnnt<a This intelligence was copied from our paper into almost all the journali of the country, South, North, and West, with com.nents of various kindsThe Union, the official organ in name, but not in fact, undertook to deny its authenticity, and say that there was no foundation lor it whatever. Recent events, however, have shown, that in this, as well M in other instances, the Herald waa-correct. It i? now prrtty wpf! known that the administration of that country was dissolved at the tinse we mentioned the fao', and that a partial revolution had likewise broken out. The information wtut conveyed to our squadron by tho officers of the English vessels, likewise in the (Jnlf, wh > in their turn received it from the owners of the specie that was on its way to the capital. We have on other occasions roceived important information in that way?being conveyed to the capital by those in charge of conductas, by them communicated to the British merchants, by them to the officers of the Britisji vessels of war, by them to the officers of our squadron, and by them transmitted in the form of despatches to our government. Ladnc* of SMir Ska Witch?Nkw Link of Belfast Packet*.?The splendid ship Sea Witch, whose peculiar model, and sharp bows, have for the last few months attracted so muoh attention, was launched about noon yesterday, from the yard of Messrs. Smith <te Dimon, foot of Fourth street. She was built fjr Messrs. Howland Sl Aspin* wal), for the Canton trade, and is to run in connection with the fast sailing ship Rainbow, al?o owned by the same gentlemen. The Sea Witch is, for a vessel of her size, the prettiest vessel we have ever seen, and much resembles the model of the steamer Great Bcitain, only on a smaller scale. She is built of the very best material, and although presenting such a light appearance, is inMt strongly constructed. Her figure head is intended to represent the black dragon?the symbol of the Chinese empire. Captain R. H. Waterman, of the ship Natchez, like Captain Bailey, of the Yorkshire, is celebrated for quick passages, is to have commaad of her. Her length it 192 feet over ail, 34 feet beam, 19 hold, and 900 tons burthen, making as fine a specimen of New York ship building as we have seen in a long time. The new line of packets mentioned by us a few days since, as about being formed, is, we learn, now in operation, and is composed of the following fine substantial vessels, and commanded by skilful and experienced navigators: new ships IHenmore, Monterey, and bark Thetis, and another, whose name we forget. Messrs. Richardson and Watson, proprietors of the line, deserve to ue, biiu we nave not the least doubt will be, suecessful. One oi the above vessel* will leave regularly every month from this port and Belfast, and it i> in contemplation to extend the line and run oftener, if the business demands it. Tux Maonxtic Txliqxaph.?We have heard of a commercial transaction demonstrating beautifully the advantages to camm. roe of this great and wonderful agent. The news was telegraphed lrom Boston to this city in the evening?thence to Rochester and Buffalo, where merchant* held large amounts of flour and produce. Immediately on hearing ot the fall of flour in England, they sent message> to their agent* in New York, directing them to *eli every barrel of flour they held on their account at whatever sum it would bring. Thus we tee intelligence travelling, in the short space ef two or three hours, (rom Boston to New York, thence to Buffalo, Rochester and back again to New York?a distance of nearly 1200 miles?carrying important information to all interacted in the grain and produce of the country. And yet it ?'"ovsreome os like lummrr cloud, Without our ipocitl wonder " Affairs in Euxo?*, lie ?Wo c ill the attention ot our reader* to the extract* irom our foreign file*, given on the out?ide of this day'* Htrald. They exhibit at a glance the present political condition of Europe ; also the effect our successes in Mexico i* producing amonv the monarchical governments on the other side of the Atlantic. The article lrom Im Lfbat SocuUt i* of considerable impoctance to a republic, in a military point of view. It ought to be read by every one, as ybowiog the progress of liberalism in Europe. 9 r ii Zr, Hir n*H ? vCltrrj *rc*n i'Airs, 12th November, 134c iiit ?ua is snming bright from heaven?the an is pure, dry, ami perfectly transparent. The streets are full of people and vehicles, aad the Boulevards are crowded with gay people ot all descriptions. This is precisely a description of this day about noon-tide, in the middle of the month of November. Yet, with all its beauty, brightness and delight, 1 like it not. The Novem- ! bers of New York can beat all the world. There is nothing in this part of the world like the au- I tumns of America?they have something that resembles them, but that is all. The existence and progress of the American war in Mexico, seem to produce singular feelings among the governments and their tmployitt of Western Europe. With the people it may be different; but the people have little or no voice. ' No one can conceive the jealousy and dislike which prevail among all the governing elM*es i wards the United States. They see in th#' pr6- ! gress of our glorious republic the growth of en 1 element ot human society, that will never rest till Europe be changed from the bottom upwards, t During the last few months, a great estrangement has taken place between France and Eng- j land?a ridiculous estrangement toe, for It has i grown out of the marriage of two bits of the blood royal. The newspaper press of London , and Paris has been, accordingly,'carrying on a bit- i ter war of words ever since?yet, in the midst of ; these criminations and recriminations, both the representatives ef 'the two governments speak of the United States and the victories over Mexico with the same degree of disparagement and contempt. We have no real friends in any European government, and nothing would delight the statesmen of this continent more than the downtall of our system, and the failure of our government. H'Iia lirornrvrlnaa ia fli#? <tftrrtA ulnni 1 have been here as yet only a few days, after , having traversed, since July, several'thousand | miles over Europe, in every possible mode of I conveyance, through Switzerland, Italy, Istnia, | Hungary, Bohemia, Saxony, Prussia, tic. be. 1 , I may probably prepare a journal of my tour pt J my leisure, but to Mrs B. 1 shall leave the task of ! describing the fashions of Paris, and tlje other gay capitals through which we have passed. She has kept notes of her whole journey, and i we certainly had a chance to witness some rich and curious scenes and characters in these pere, grinations. We propose sojourning in this me1 tropolis for the next few months, and in a few days we are to be presented to M. Guizot, the great statesman of France, and other distinguished persons of both sexes. At my leisure, I shall have much to say, for we are taking our time to study the society, manners, politics, and j i religion in Europe. This continent is in a transition state of a most novel and iearfnl kind. There is not a government, except that of Russia, that is not treading on a volcano The next great popular revulsion will not be in France or England?it is mueh more likely to take piuce in 1 Italy or Germany. Switzerland is already in tram, l was a lortnigtit in Ueneva, a lew days before the recent revolution, and saw the seeds ! [of change in 'a state of singular activity. There was a political celebratian which then took place, that recalled to my senses and my imagination, a Fourth ol July in a country town in the United States. Ten days after, the revolution broke out. But enough at present. I am full of matter, but ! not prepared. ________ 1M POUT ANT, IP TRLTC?'THK CAPTURE OP ?ALT1LL0. ?The following paragraph was copied into the Herald of yesterday, from the New Orleans Dtlta of the 28tli ult:? On the 15th lost. Gen. Tuylor ar.d bis stall', with GenWorth in commnud of a brigade, left Monterey on a tour of reconnoisance of the country. They at the same tine took and garrisoned SaltlUo,and were about to return to camp. Another account states that they left Monierey ou the 13th. Our latest accounts from Monterey are to the 18tli nit. Let us see if this statement can be true. The distance between ihe two towns is 73 miles. The first ten miles of the road to Saltillo are good, but rough and up hill. The next ten miles are down hill; but along a road as rugged and uncouth as the face of a pock marked man Far smoother is the road for the succeeding twolve miles; yet, unfortunately for the traveller, it is remarkably steep, and partly through a barranca, or ravine. These ravines are very numerous in Mexico. At the summit of the steep ground we have alluded to, there is a village { called Puetlo de to* Mutrtot, or Ang'ict, gate ot the dead. A great battle was once fought there between the Spaniards and Indian.*, which, as a matter of course, resulted in the overthrow of the latter with tremendous slaughter. It would be ?trange indeed, if the white anil red races were to meet a second time as enemies, at the Putrto dt lot Muertoi' After passing along a barren tract ot land, you arrive at Saltillo. According to this, Generals Taylor and Worth could hardly have had time to take and garrison Saltillo, and send word hack to Monterey.between the 13th and 18 h nit , although "Old Rough and Keady," and the " Waving Plume," with their troops, can perform a great deal in a short space of time. If Generals Taylor and Worth left Monterey on the 13th ultimo, unencumbered with heavy artillery, they would probably reach their place of destination about the 17th, one day be* fore Major Graham left Monterey. Four wneeled carriages, heavily laden, have gone, we believe, Irom Monterey to Saltillo in six days. The town of Saltillo, like Monterey, is seated at the side of a hill?the possession of which is soon followed by that of the town. The houses are low, but snug looking. The great square is of dimensions proportionate to the size of the place, and, as is usual in Spanish American towns, is located in the centre. The population of Saltillo ir twelve thou, sand. It is a place which travelers do not often visit. A party of Texan adventurers once surprised the town of Monterey, and held possession of it lor some time?but we believe that no hostile force evar entered Saltillo. The inhabitants of Saltillo are said to be unf| tec ted in their manner, and very kind to strangers. This town is distant from San Luis 320 miles.? The road one-hair that distance is good, but along a mountainous range. The great obstacle to the inarch of an army in this direction is the scarcity of water, whicli is only ob*ainable at wells, 20 miles apart. Moreover, the water is very brack isli, and might even turn the stomach of a disci* l>le of Preigmtz or a Washington.an. Atlantic a??i> Pacific Railroad.?We are delighted to see the people of the W?t and Southwest alive to the importance of connecting the navigable waters of the Atlantic with those of the Pacific, by railroad. Since we last referred to thu matter, popular meetings have been held in Cincinnati, Pittsburg, Louisville, St. Louis, Terra Haute, la., Indianapolis, Dayton, Ohio, and Colurabuv and Wheeling, Va., and more will undoubtedly be held in other parts of the country. We hope that Congress will do something effectual towards constructing this great work, or at all event*, in ccmmenciug it. If the Un'red Stat** are true to themselves, and appreciate the extraordinary advantages that nature has lavishrd on our country, this work will be commenced immediately. If not, the power to do so may slip from our grasp. A canal < once constructed across the Isthmus, and the trade of the world is diverted from us. We repeal, we hope Congress will not tail to do something about it this session. When ar? we to have a meeting in this city to urge forward the I enterprise"! mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmrnrnmrnm 1 *-avu re Bcsrr-t ?Th? ^ra acv? U&g i.iipM arr:v*d last o"cn n? it h*h-pa?t j> c clccV, si large number of passengers, who speak Of the great care and safety with which the ferry across the Sound is conducted. The time oocupied by the Mohegan in crossing the open part of the Sousd, from the point of the island to the month of the river Thames, was about SO minutes. A large portion of the travellers between New |, York and Boston now take this route, and over the Norwich and Worcester road. The L>ong Island company, by the increase of travel, have been induced to negotiate for a line between Providence and New York, via Stonington, triweekly, for the accommodation of Providence and the towns in that neighnorhood, and east, including New Bedford, Fall River, fcc.,. for the coming winter. South Carolina Vom-ntikks?Tun Ahdor or tbs SoirrH.?The town council of Columbia has Appropriated $2000 fir tUe outfit of the company of volunteers from that district; and the Committee In the State Legislature has recommended to that body the appropriation ot $20,000 for the regiment in behall of the State How different from the false economy of our own wealthy and more populous State1 Who will now question the pfftriotism of the " nullifiers," as the South Carolinians are called.; Musical. Thk ArOLLO*to*s.?To-night, the Tabernacle, which has bean the scene of so many musical triumphs, we | , hope to see filled. Our citizens, who have given their ( meed of praise, and their presence, at the concerts of foreign performers of emiaence, now have an opporta. nity of listening to the mnsic and the outpourings of genius of the children of their own State. The Maiten Bullock snd Cole are from nine to fourteen ycais of sge. but their performances on the violin, viola, piano, and violoncello have been such a? to secure the unqualified praise of the moit talented artists of our city. Tno pieces performed by tbem and the little Ann Maria, a little airl I of but eight year* of age, are the compositions of such author! at Herz, D? Ueriot, Kossini and other*, who would be satisfied with their execution by theae young artists. We sincerely hope that they will be greeted to-night by an overflowing audience, which they will undoubtedly gratify and aurpriae. IIekbi Heaz.?The concert given by thia artiat in Philadelphia last we ok, was a triumphant ufl'air. So great wa* the crowd, that many who had bought ticket* were unable to enter the ipaciena aaloon. To auch, we learn the money would be returned, or their ticket* be taken at the next concert, which he give* there to-moirow evening, at the Chineie Muceura. He haa secured the aid of 8ignora Pico, De Begnia, and Miss Northall aa vocaliata; and of Walker, Thorbeck, and Meigne ' aa instrumental performers. " ,'rand ove" to "8omi> ramides," on eight piano? I be repeated Camillo Sivori.?Thi at violinii-t win ime extends to the bounds rT civilize 1 w^ild, will give a concert in Philadelpli. Thursday evening m t. He , will be assisted by Mist Northall,.Signor De Begni*, &c., > Stc , Jtc , who lias not appeared in Philadelphia lor four years. U'e have no aoubt that unbounded success 1 awaits tl cm there. I Theatrical*. Tiikatre.?The anxioualy looked-for appear- < Jantrute Vimnoiie, or 48 dancing girl* of ' ok place last evening before one of the largest at we have ever seen in thi* theatre. The n. curtain roae, were diaplayed theae little creai ying in age from 6 to 13 year*, and all dressed uiiiic -each bearing in her hand a string of flowers, the wholo presenting a toule ensemble beautiful and enchanting. At the aound of the music from the orchestra, they glided through the winding of the paw it Flrurt, ' displaying remarkable precocity and a proficiency in the art of dancing that we never mw equalled in creature* so youthful. In witnessing tkem the spectator naturally calls to mind the great labor and care bestowed on their training by their preceptress, Mad. Josephine Weiss, who ; has every reason to be proud of the flattering reception her pupils received last night. We shall defer writing an 1 extended notice |of their performers till we see them again. In the meantime, we can assure the play-going public that they are certainly the greatest novelty that has ever been brought out in the United States, and eminently worthy of the flatterin* encomium* that we 1 bate r?a<l of tliem io the French and Kngliah journal). They will appear again this evening. Bowtnv Thkatee.?The grand drama of the "Wild Bleed of the Prairie," will lie peiformed for the stcond time thi* e\ cuin^. l'ckse^ing a* it does, foatuiei oi a rare and most attractive order, it should have aa long a run a* either of the two graat Mpectacles of "Maxeppa" or "Putnam,'' and indeed for startling incident, we think it ftomewhat superior to oither. The introduction of the celebrated horse "Slack Hanger," in the piece, ia not one of its least attractions, and indeed the performances of the well drilled animal, seem almost to oe the effect of reasoning powers, rather than of instinct "Ernest Maltravers" will conclude the performances to-night and we expect to sec a crowded houseGreenwich Theatkb.?The auccess of Mr. John Dunn, that " Rascal Jack," has been so graat, that the managers of this establishment have re-engaged him, and he will appear to night in the admired farce of " Peter White," in which Miss Julia Drake will sustain tho cha. racterof Kitty ; the petite comedy of " Perfection," and the farce ef the "Artful Dodger " will also be performed, Messrs. Chapman, Quayle, and Miss Drake taking the principal parts. The celebratediarce of "Deeds of Dreadful Note" will be repeated, in which Mr. Dunn has always been received with uproarious tpplause. We commend t)M Greenwich to the west-end public. The Alhamra.?The flattering amount of patronage bestowed on the^manigera of this establishment, induces them to ?pare no expense in providing for the amuse, ment of their friends and visiters. The exhibition of the 1 twelve illumina'ed scriptural paintings, will be repeated this evening. In addition there will be performed a musical melange, in which the whole of the talented company will take part. All of theee, with the ventrilo ipiism of Mr. Wyman and the celebrated Marionettes, or fantoccini, make a bill as attractive aa any ever put forth. Mai wood takes a benefit to morrow night at the Chatham Theatre. Ciacus.?Signor Carlo repeats his representation of the llraoian Q?a?ti*a It:. t _1 ? oal gymnastic*, and as the "Olympian Miracle," will per- ' form hia athletic exercise on a column and two impended cordi. The itrength and beauty exhibited in the latter feat ii truly wonderful. Mr. (lotain will appear in hi* comical piece entitled the "Peaiant'i Frolic," and Mr. Kemp, the F.nglish clown, in hi* (ucceaiful new pantomime. Beiide* all thi* there arc a hoit of equestrian performer*, who of themselves should he enough to sufficiently gratify an audience. The famou* clown*, Uo* in and Kemp, it ahould be remembered, are engaged but lor thi* week, Police Intelligence. BurieUry.?The baker'* *hop, on the corner ofWilliam and spruce street*, occupied by John K. Oardner, w?* burglariouily entered yeiterday evening by *ome buiglai*, and in oue of the upper roomi a truuk waa broken open, anJ$IOO in apecie, end in bank bill*, two silver ?|.oons and a ladle marked J. F. G , a'.olen therefiom No arrest. Stralinz a JPatch.? A man by the name of Michael Hardeman wa* arrested, yeetarday, on a chargo of atealing a watch valued at $30, belonging to John Kiordan, at No. S94 Water street The accused waa detected in trying to pewn the watch, at Hart'* pawn ahop, No 488 Foerl street, when he was arretted and brought before 1 J J stlc# Osborne, who locked him uii for trial. Pick-porkrti on tA? " ramp Jew Mike, oliaa the Duke ol ,MarlborougU,|the big Frenchman and two other I light tinge red gentlemen belonging to the upper crust j " knucU*." passed up Nasaau atr et yesterday morning in the rain, in hot pursuit of an elderly gentleman whom they ha I " piped "' up from Wail street, apparently with a strong determination to " ramp" him when the opportunity oltered. The Job w?? evidently intended to be done in the narrow part of Nassau st, near Ann, where a lot of hear barrels were standing on the side-walk, which blocked up the thoroughfare, canaing a stoppage. ] rendering an excellent chance for thece light fingered chaps to work. However, juai befoie arriving at the ; spot of action, one of the "Knucka" spied a "copper," , usually called an oftcer, which threw all their design* into "pi," breaking up their unity of action, and cauaing a separation, bv which fortunate circumstance the gen- j tie man escaped the plan concocted to rob him. Jtrrnt on Sutpicion ? Offl-cr Sackman, of the Oth ward, arrested yesterday an old thief.called Ned Church- I ersou.on the Five Points, having in his possession a black ' cloth overcoat, velvet collar, and cuffs, which he was endeavoring to sell, evidently stolen for which an owner 1 j is wanted. Locked up for eaaniinotion 1 rnii Mrcnuci.-A womm cm i uoeanna uraham, wu arrested yesterilay on a charge of stealing lour dol- * lara in bank bills, from a trunk b?ionging to Catharina Mc 1 anus, resid ng at No P7 Ja?es street. Locked (or ' trial by Justice Osborne. ' Amanda Phillips waa arrested yesterday Tor stealing J frock worth |4, belonging to Sarah Ann Miller, redding ' at No. 137 Duane street. Locked Of for trial. Pickpotk'tt in Baltimore ?A gentleman by the name ' of H L ThUtle. wu robbed of his puree on 8aturday last while in Baltimore, containing a draft for $6,000 on the Dank of America, drawn by Corcoran k Riggs.also, about (90 in gold. Mr. Thistle is now at the Aator House, aud offer* (60 reward for the arrest of the thief. t Const Calendar. I Circuit Couit? sane caleader aa yesterday j Si pkbiob Cover -Nu? S, 8, It, 19, 439, 41, 43, 96, 47, , 18, 30 31 3-2 33 to 4^, 49 to 45 i 4 I Luis, 1st ,.art - N>??. 79, 8J, 149. 161, 1*3, U4, 187, 161. I(13. 16), 167, 169. 317, 97. 107. 41 I art 44-No 60, 14. 344 46, 36 34. 43, 54 , 44, 44 ! , I f U. I. District Con rt. 1 Before Judge Betta. I This court was ia session yesaerdar, and heard one or two admiralty rases, of no intereat except to the parties concerned < t Mnpes lor Conrt. ' The December tares of this conrt commenced yeater day. Judge Vtnderpeel was oernpied the greater part of the day in swearing in a jury, after which he adjourned the court. q Common f>st:n il< 1 2' ?8t 1 a cloftl.'C l. JtCkton. f/tf , r recent. ;n the ciwir - 71 The rfiinutei Of tb? ia*t meeting were read and approved. at Petition* being in order, petitions were received troK to Ho?e Companies No?. 34,40,^nd 41, fori bell ringer. Re bl tarred. in From inhabitant*, asking appropriation* to light Charlton street with ga*. n< Report*?In favor of improving well at N.W. corner of : (; 3id (treat and 8th avenu* di Communication from Comptroller.?A communication I |,, we* received from the Comptroller, a (king an additional ; M appropriation of (8,000 to meet contingencie* for the year IH46 Laid on the table. 0f Report in favor of paying J. K Trow k Co., $**>? 60 for ,ir advertising. Icc. Adopted. 1 fr Report of Chief Engineer for month of November, 1846. lu Referred. -)0 Corporation Attorney?Resolution*?In fever of ap- (a pointing F.ugene A. Casserly. Esq., Corporation Attor- tr ney , to All the vacancy occasioned by the removal of the m late Corporation Attorney. Adopted. In favor of ap- .j pointing J. C. Albertton justice of lit, 3d and Jd Ward j: Coarts ; J. W. Babee, Clerk of 6th, 8th and 9th Ward ?? Court* ; C. B. Simpson, Police Juetice, in room of Juetice 0t Ta> lor, w hose term expire* this day ; Charles H. Dougherty, Justice of the 10th and 13th Ward Courts, vice Joseph Hoxie; Thome* S Henry, Justice of 0th, 11th and lflth Ward Courts, vice J Newhouae ; James Hogan, 10 * -Jerk of the 4th and 6th Ward Courts, vice J. Bull ; J. M. w Heck. Weigher Waahington Market 1* Petition* In favor of improving, grading, fkc , several : streets in the upper pert of the city. ' ' Oil Contract*.?The special committee who had been appointed to report on this aubiect, announced their inability to report at pre*ent. '* Alderman Mkmebolr (tated that the committee could '"J not report, without doing injustice to some of the con- c* tractors, inasmuch as the oil furnuhed by the two con- "I tractors wai thrown into the one vet. If either of the Kt parties furnished bad oil, it was the duty of the superin- m temient to see which party had furniahed the bad oil.? 111 fie therefore would move that the committee be dis- m charged Ala. Johnson opposed the motion. He considered that ec the matter ought to be investigated, fully, as the oil was sti adulterated to considerable extent. H Aid. Mksskbolc was of opinion that they could not T discriminate between both the parties?Messrs. Trues- so dale and Kindalt. dl Aid. Mkssebolb was in favor of dismissing the affair b? altogether, and that both gentlemen should stand ac- dj quitted before the Board altogether. *e Aid. Jomnson should wiah to have the counsel of the ri alderman of the 10th (Messerole) on the subject. The pi oil was adulterated Aid Livinoston offered a resolution in favor of paying p Mr Trueadale. Adopted. . ' Blackwell'i Island Convict*?The Fraudulent Voter* jQ ?Aid Benson tendered hi* resignation, in consequence -j, of occurrence* that took place at a meeting of the Committee on Saturday evening, of which Committee Aid. Purser i* Chairman. Tho Pbesidxnt was of opinion that no resolution cast- an ing censure upon any member of this Board could be offered, or was in order. Aid. Benson did not mean to cast censure upon any member of this Board. . ? Ald Messebole rose to offer tone remark*. The 1'nKiiDLnT called the Alderman of the 10th to I order. The resolution was not received, and therefore cc no discussion could take place upon the matter. Pl Aid. MEtscaoLK wiihed te offer a remark- The chair tri had no right to decide upon the question. President?The Aldartoon of the 10th is out of order, ds AM. Bknson moved, in lieu of the resolutions, that his th resignation shoul I be accepted. The ayes and noes w were ordered. ah AM. MiiitiioLK wished to explain his vote. w The Fbesidknt culled to order. ce AM. Mksskuoli.- 1 wiih, sir?(tap tap went the Presi- sti

Joit's hammer.) It reems to me sir?(tap, tap tap)?I .ui entitled sir (.tap tap) President.?The aldermen of the 10th ward will please ' to vote, aye or nay. 46 The question was taken, and resulted, ayei 8?noes 8. the resolution was not accepted. y. Aid. Btmon hereupon offered a preamble and resolutions, embracing a series of charges against M. L. Mott, Jeputy keeper of the prison, and the other deputy keep- ; Br of the Blackwell's island penitentiary, and asking the ^ removal of the said officer from the situation of keeper ef a the same, upon the grounda of his having allowed, as the mover alleged, the convlota from Blackwell's Island to leave the Penitentiary and <vm? to this city to vote. u Aid. Stonkall was of opiuionthat inasmuch aa the said jn keeper, Mr Mott, was indioted by the grand jury, re and the question was in train of legal investigation, it to would be unjust to take any aotion upon the subject for w the present. He trusted the matter wonld be laid on the 0f table. Aid. PvaiEa here read a part of the testimony offered g, by Mr. Mott before the committee. He would pledge himself that there was not a particle of testimony, as f0 assigned before the committee, to implicate Mr. Mott. 60 All. Benson read a portion of tne testimony of the w same, as follows " It is generally customary to place Bi the ball and chain on the leet of an escaped convict." Aid. Habt moved to lay it on the table, for the reason br that the officers named in the resolution were indicted by a Grand Jury, aud now on trial for an offence against #f] the sanctity of the ballot box. and any action now taken w by the Common Council would tend either to prejudice gt them for or against. Ei Aid. LiTingsTon concurred in the above. ch The whele subject was laid on the table. pi Report in favor of referring back and correcting as- ' c. cessment list lor grading, fee., between Hth and 10th ave- Li nues. 17 r. ..f :_i: q_i m ??t?u.uviw.j hi uaivi V4 B^iviuiiu| ouiuuiuu iuwmeuu Hi Commissioner of Common Schools lor the 7th watd. RElEtS | Tbe Board took a recess of thirty minutes, and returned. No quorum being present, the Board adjourned. w Bono or Asjist&ht Axdkbmam.*?Neil Gray, fclxj., President, in the chair. Jl Seduction of Salaries.?The committee on salaries pre tri sented a report in favnr of reducing the salaries of as sisUnt justices to $1500, and that of their clerks to $000 ut per annum. An amendment wai offered to the effect, that the Common Council reaerve the right to require them to perform such additional duties as may hereafter be deemed proper. Adopted as amended. ' JlsK Cartt.- In accordance wiih a resolution adopted et in this Board ut it* last meeting, the superintendent pre- . sented a statement of the number of ash and garbage jj? carts employed in the respective wards of this city, and * the nmount ot expense incurred thereby. Report accept- J\ ed, and that part having reference to the 5th ward, re- 111 ferred to the Alderman and Assistant! of that ward. | _ Police Caplaini as Health Wardens ? A resolution wae "? then offered by Assistant Alderman Smith, in favor of appointing a special committee to enquire into the manner in which the Police Captains perform their duties aa 1 Nl Health Wardens of their respective wards. Adopted. i 1-0 Place of Drpoiite for Rubbish -Resolution by Assistant Alderman Byrne, in favor of directing the Muperintendent of Streeta to select a suitable place for depositing ' the rubbish collected in the 1st, 9d, and 3d wards.? P,? Adopted. Repair of iV\arvtt.?Assistant Alderman Keeks presented a resolution in favor of directing the Street Commissioner to notify owners of property in F.ast street, be- ' ' low Rivingtonand DeUocy streeta, to repair the wharves " in Iront of the same. Adopted. Jilmt Haute Building ?Resolution in favor of instruct- *? ing the Superintendent of Public OAces, &c , to cause { ' tbe basement of the old Alms House building, rear of ** City Hall, to be repaired and fitted up for public offices, ' 1 snd that the eastern part of tbe same be appropriated for de the use of the Coroner. Adopted. Debatee in State Convention.? Resolution in favor of authorising the purchase of AO copies of the debates in 1? the late State Convention, for the use of the Mayor and c? members oftha Common Council. Adopted. ?{. A'unJitc* in the Park ? Assistant Alderman McKlrath affered a resolution in favor of causing the removal of , k certain nuisance now in tho course of araction at tHfe ? ' north-east corner of the City flail. After some discussion in relation to the character of the building in queation, the resolution was referred to a special committee. ba Oat in Union Square.?A resolution waa offered in fa- ?l k or of lighting Union Square with gaa. Adopted. *f Public Adminittrator.?ln accordance with the wishea " )f this public functionary, on motion of Aasistant Alder- bu inan Smith, a special committee was appointed to exa- i e* mine the state of his accounts with the City Treasury.? jf? Messrs. Smith, Byrne, and McElrath were appointed by "J! the chair. 1 ' Jlppointment of ^initssf Jutticei.?Resolution adopt- P? nd in the Board of Aldermen in favor of appointing Jamea b0 C. Albertaon assistant justice of the 1st, 3d and 3d ward court, in the place of Mr. Kirtland, deceased. Concurred in. 0,1 Resolution in favor of appointing Charles H Dough- r? erty aasistant justice of 7th, 10th, and 13 h wards court, in the place of Joseph Hoxie, whose term of office ex- tb finva iuiiuij. i/uucurreu in. Resolution in favor of appointing Thomas S Henry as ; '!? iitant justice of the 9,h, lath, and 17th ward* court, In ! lh ihe place of Mr. Newhouee. Concurred in. I Resolution in favor of appointing James W. Beeba a< istant justice ol the ith, 8th, and Mth wards court, in he place of J*me? M. Murray. Concurred in. i Bt Appointment of Corporation Attorney ?Resolution in ! favor of appointing N. O. easterly Corporation Attorney, ' thl in tha place of Allan M. Snifien, removed. Concurred I ''r b. du Appointment of Police Magiitrate.?Resolution in faror | "j >f appointing Cornelius B. Timpson, a Special Jusuce for ! " he 1 hird District Police Court, Essex market. In the w' ilace of Robert Taylor, whose term of office has expired, i th' Concurred in. ' School Committioner.- -Resolution ia favor of appoint- | P* jig Solomon Townsend a Commissioner of Common 1 U" Schools, in the place oi Jacob Westervelt, resigned. I Appropriation ?Resolution in favor of making a fur- I r" her appropriation of $4,000, on account of the Alms , House Department Concurred in. i J"1 Future Appointment! ?A resolution was then offered I "? n fsvor of requesting the counsel to the oorpsration to ] ;,r' urnish his opinions relative to the authority of the Com- ' non Council to fill eny vacancies that may occur subse- on |uent to the 1st of January next. Adopted. lro Wet t Si ft Railroak ?Resolution oflsrel by Assistant )n Uderman Smith in favor of taking the petitions of Bloom- Til laid, BlooJgood and others for permission to construct a "" ail road to McCefab's Dam, and all other papers relative UP :o that subject, from the file, and refer the same to the :ommittee having the matter under conaideration. Adopt* id. The Board then adjourned. m< u. Common Plena. t ( Before Judge Daly. osi Anaion S Gain vi Jamei I.utUow and Robert Barnet. -This was an action of assault and battery. Tha plain- ., if is a carman and the defendants are stevedores. In JFebruary last, the defendant was employed to cart some , umber from pier No 8, North River, where defendants vers unlading a vessel. A dispute aro?e between them 111 it regard to the t ight* clai ne.! by fnth pirtien to Hie the ii iter in exclusion nl the other The consequence was, pu ilsiu'itf, ac> ?rdiiig to his statement. wa? knocked down Hr, ind badly beaten, so as to he oblige ! to keep his room or two weeks. Verdict for plaintiff, $41. Kor plaintiff', dr. Volkenberg , for defeudants, Messrs. Russell and ' MBipson. lys Before Judge UlshoelTer. ?<" Will,ami ?i. Felth ?This case, which was reported In ** he Hertli of Saturday, was continued yesterday, and urther adjourned to this morning. oa, ____________ eei fsa CI remit Court. fan This court was not in eesaton yesterday, in conso- Lo [ueoce of the Uiaeee of Judge Kdmoods ?*< City ir.tiiiigincc. ;??. 7> t* -Stcv-'-Ws $'Jl cajts? jpct itrrft ^iteHar it conysunr-'i ??iy in th? rorning ind 1 Mitinued throughout the day j toward* evening It turned ram , and the (treats w?r?. u usual, almost lrapassa ie, in consequence Of the filth that covered the itreeti i all quartan Sows or 8t. Nicholas.?Yesterday, this ancient, ve srable and benevolent society, commemorated at the ity Hotel their annivessary, by a dinner furnished by ie proprietor* in a style not only suitable to the event, it with a magnificence and abawlanoa for which they <* Jiating-tiirhpr* upon ail public occaaions. We have ily t<> remark tli it Ju 's^e Jones supported the dignity ' itis rh'jir ip;rh hi* (uual tact. His honor the Mayor, id sever*! iuviie 1 jjaests, spoke and drank and smoked om their long piwe* until the roea bMttte TBTltmJ . an impenetrable vapor. Notwithstanding, all was > yous, happy and harmonious. The wlae was excelnt, the attendants active and obliging, the toasts pa iotic, the speeches brief and highly appropriate, the usic simple, harmonious and national. All to a aide ance at the acene presented a spectacle of aboriginal Unity, native recollections, and social and brotherly sociations that must ever render this anniversary an >ject of pleasurable anticipation. The Little Stseet Sweepers ?The little girls who peep the crosaways were extremely busy \ esterday ' Broadway, Park row, and in other parte of the city here there were crowded thoroughfares. The C?riration ought to allow them a weekly stipend, er ther deduct their wages from the salary of the Street 3mmissioner or Inspector. We understand that the thv condition of our street* is, in a great measure, to be trinuted to the former functionary. Wherever the ult lies, the disgraceful condition?the eternal filth at prevails in our streets?is a perfect disgrace to the ty authorities. We have taken ooeaaion?time and ;ain? to notice the many abuses connected with our reets ; and now that winter has fairly set In, tk?Comon Council ought to make an earnest effort to inaure i clean streets ; and not compel us to wade through ud ankle deep. Furious Driving?A lad about seven years old, namI Phillips, was run over, corner of Pearl and Chatham reets, by one of Murphy's stages, on Siturda? night, e was taken home to his residence in Cherry street.? he injury he sustained was alight. Drivera nave been frequently complained of for furious and careless ivinjr, that we should not wonder ifan example should > made,* ao as to compel them to be more careful in iving through our streeta. Within the last few months I iveral accidents have occurred, and life has beeu seously endangered, through the recklessness of the iiblic drivers in our streets. Local Impbovkmerts.?The Uecorder's office in the irk, near tho old Post Office, (formerly the dead house) I a very great improvement in this locality. The adiuing builJing?unless it is seriously intended to throw down and replace it by a public building of some kind other?would admit of many alterations and improveant*. The building will soon go into decay unless it i repaired. The stairways and hall* are much worn ; id the building itself has rather an antiquated appear ice in its present location. Something should be done ire, and it is time that the public building which it is id it has been iu contemplation to erect here should be immenced. Fire ?A tire broke out yetterday morning on the irner of Columbia and Houston streets. It was promptly it eut by the aid of one of the fire companies. Damage i fling. Fatal Accipicnt ?The coroner wm called, yeiter17, to hold an inqueit at the Novelty Iron Worka, on e body of George Caldwell, aged about 86 year*, bo. while enraged in removing a Targe cy lender at the iove establishment, was brought in violent contact 1th a shaft, between which ana the cylinder the deased was so severely crushed as to produce almost inmt death. Verdict accordingly. Sudpkpc Dkath in Prison ?The coronor held an inlest, also, in the city prison, on the body of a man .mod Asa Bursley. a native of Connecticut, aged about years, who, while being removed from one cell to [Other, vesterday, fell down and immediately expired srdict, death by apoplexy. Court of General Sesatons. The December term of the Court of General Sessions u commenced this morning before the Recorder and ldermen Johnson and Jackson. John McKeon, Esq. District Attoraey. The calendar for the term lis as follows : maheim, 1; sault with intent to commit a rape, 1; abandoning an fant. 1; forgery, 1; butglary, 7; gra?d larceny 20; ceiving stolen goods. 1; obtaining money by a false ken, 1; illegal voting, 34; previously indicted. 17; itnesses, 10; bastardy, l^disorderly pet-sons, 1. Total old and new cases, 63 The following named gentlemen were then sworn as 'and jurors for the term, vie :? Richard Irvin, merchant, No. 16 Greenwich street, reman ; Henry Brevoort, gent, Third Avenue, near th street; James B. Brewster, hatter, No. ISO Bowery; 'illiam Baulch, hatter, No. 35 Chatham street; William ridgeman, merchant, No. 40 East Broadway ; Joseph . Bell, merchant, No. 26 Essex street; T. M. Campbell, oker, No. 631 Broadway ; Wm. E.Colli*, merchant, 1 0 41 Oliver street: A. Chandler, merchant. No. im biiteenth street; Ch .rlet Cranes, grocer, No. 730 ashingtori street; Samuel Deck, grocer, corner of an ton and Cannon streets; J. 81 Ferrier, No. 274 ist Broadway ; Stephen Haviland, grocer, No. 5 Orlard street; O E. Hasmer, merchant, No 131 Clintou ace : Wm. B. Ireland, gent, No 2 Carroll Place ; J. Jacob, locksmith, No. 217 Chnreh street; James N. bBy, Lovejoy's Hotel; Edward Murray, cartman, No. I Walker street; J. M. Shaw, butcher, No. 20 City .11 Place j After an appropriate charge from the HocorJer in retion to their duties, they retired to their room to comence their labors Of the 8i persons summoned as petit jurors, only 27 ipeared to serve. A number were excused, and others ere each tiued for non-attendance. Recognizance* Forfeited?Nathan L. Sherwood, incted lor bigamy, failing to answer on being called for lal, his recognizauces were declared to be forfeited. No cases being ready for tiia!, the Ceurt adjourned itil to-morrow morning. Movement* of Traveller*. Yesterday's arrivals were equally limited as those reirded recently. The following is the lull amount at chjof the respective hotels. Axieaicaw W. Holab, New York j J Barnham, i; M. Wild, Mississippi; J. Pease, Philad elphia: M. Rann, Fishkill; C. Beaufort, New Jersey; P. Vozier, do; Boauplanck, do; M Hayes, Pennsylvania; T. Rock 1 11, Philadelphia; i. Thomas, Baltimore; N. Wallis, do- j AiToa.?Capt. (iriswold, ship Northumberland; C. W. earns, Mass; J. Woodhouse, England; A. Wliipley, 1 i; Ed. Blade, Baltimore; Capt. Palmer, New York; Ed. 'alcott, Providence; Mrs. Cole, Olen Cove; F. Bassett, sw London; 9. Muir, ship Horatio, Canton; Ed. Camen, Patchogue; Ed. Hammond, do. Citv.?A. Reckless, W. Meredith, Philadelphia; W. nith, Col. De Russy, U. 8. A ; W. Cassidy, Albany : J. rmstrong, Detroit; R I'eacock, Mr. Strer, Philadellia ; Mr. Rogers, New York ; J. Hoyt, New Jersey ; ipt. Veeder, Tasandajgua. P. Smith. New Haven; 8. Carter, N. C; I. art, do; P. C. Calhoun, Bridgeport; M. Vassar, rough- . sepsis; P Stephens, Albany; B. Cutter, Louisville; O. Lewis, T Gould, Boston; W. Marshall, Philad. Howard.?Mr. Lord, New York: W. Rabbitt, N. Jer y; R Sole, Baltimore ; 8 Dualop, Philadelphia; T. imbly, Va ; J Thompson, snd E. Balturs, Philadelphia; . Dover, and H Oould, N.H.; If. Mochler, Taunton; J. irey , Boston; A. Wilkinson, <Ja.; C. Mitchell, Philalphia. Conviction and Sintknce of Death.?An ad- i nrned term of the Supreme Judicial Court was mmenced in thi? town on Wednesday last, for the trial Leander Thompson and Benjamin Pratt, for the crime arson. The offence was committed at D luglaa, on e night of the 18th of March. About half past ten :)ock of that night, the family of Ithiel Cummings are aroused from their sleep in consequence of the icovery that the hoiue and barn were on Are. The rn was burnt down, Dut the Are upon the house was on extinguished. A bundle of hay had been placed 1 alnst the back side of the house, directly under the ik, and set on Are. It communicated to the house, and mt IhronvK thai aide in ana or two nieces before it wu tinguished. A person in the neighborhood, going to e Are, met t w6 penon* in wagon about hall a mil* itant from Cummings'a.one of whom he recogniaed aa lompsen. Ha inquired of theia about the Are, but got reply. Near the house waa found a place where a >r*e had recently (topped, an<l atood, apparently, unea, for a short tine The track made by one foot of the irie waa very peculiar, having a different ahoe from the her leet. By thi* track the horae was traced to a livestable in Millville, (Blackstone,) the place Thompeon d Pratt resided at It was shown, that on the evening of i t Are, Pratt had hired the horse making this tiack, to i four miles with Thompson. When they returned, the rso waa very warm and sweaty, and the keeper ef e stable claimed pey for aaore than four miles, saying st the horse could not get eo warm in travelling that itance. Pratt denied, however, that they had been ther, and paid lor no more. They were heard from a tavern on a road to Douglaa, which place they left out S o'clock. Thompson had tried to hire a horse ? day before, to go to Douglas hut did not succeed, att boarded with Thompson. They left Mil villa about sk. and returned about midnight. The distance from ilville to Cummings's is 10 or I ] miles When arrestthe next morning they gave contradictory accounts of lere they had been the night before It was proved it there bad formerly been a difficulty between Cumngs and Tbompion, and that Thompson had aince, reatedly threatened to be reveuged on Cumoungs; someles adding "if he lived long enough." Tie defennts hsd never been able to account lor themselves, duig the space of time which intervened, after leaving ?tavern at 0 o'clock, till they returned to Milville at doight, the distance being l>ut 7 or 8 miles, and the rse having the appearance of having been very hard iven. Thompson is 34 years of age, Pratt about 31. | lev were defended The case was jiven to the jury Thursday evening, in an able and impartial charge j inn Chief Justice 8h?w. They were out all night, and the morning returned verdict of guilty against lompson, hut were unable to agree on any verdtet in j i case of Pratt. Sentence of death was then passed on Thompson by the Chief Justice.? WercssUr Spy, I IIMf. Another I'apir Mill Bitmed.?On Saturday inning about 2 o'clock, the paper mill of Mr. C. | illeston, at Windsor Works, in the vicinity of trtford, was entirely consumed by Are, at a loss tiinated to the proprietor, of from ?5,0Q0 to i,0U0 Whether any insurance had been i-flectis not understood. The extensive paper nulls Messrs Persse ft Brook', w?re in imminent nger, from t.ieir vicinity to the ?cone ol the ccngration ; but, in conseqnencs of the admirable ra-'goiiieut, by wh-dh tiuetrrt*, ladders, free imp", and other apparatus ic arranged in and S omul the premises, outliitle dtmsgu ensued. rite Inhabitant* of our Bister City of Uroolt- ! j i >r* seme t? he dsiinhfd wi h a concert. siren bv a nog aadtalaaud eativc singer, Miss Cos*, of Albany ? p ssMses s soprano ?oic? ol charming qa?li y snd eon- |{ arable power, sad hts ls:ely resided her* for lh? parpose < those mo,1ml advantages that ran only ha obtaia?d in |{ 'great m?trnp>li?. As she (ires this perlorassace ia ae- j; rdsacs with IV wishes of aaav of the most iaflaeati-I silies of Broohlya, auu is assisted hr members of her own j< lily. Edwsrd sheppard Msika. the violinist, and Oeotfe : |i der, sre aatieipstea fall, aad fashioasble aadieaee to wis- i j is bar dthu. I |i w ?093 a lAMAtT. .'rlohiajr mramfcrf 7 ?0 #*?."??? Tel* Til a blue U?yiin Well street Th? misar&Wwoather tu>d the meeting ot Congrei* baa put a damper upon operations. Quotation* remain without any material alteration. A very alight improvement was realized in tome of the fancy railroad tto:k*. The Mechahica' Banking Aisociation have doolared a Mini-annual dividend of four per cent, payable on the 1 Oth In?t. The Delaware and Hudaon Canal Company a eemi annual dividend of eight per cent, payable on the 10th in*t. The Bank of Baltimore hat declared a dividend of three per cent for the la*t aix month*. ? The Marine and Fire Insurance Bank of Savannah has declared a dividend of four dollar* per share out of the profit* of that institution for the past sir month*, being at the rate of eight percent per annum We learn that aeveral of the atockholders of the Mor ri? ('anal Company of thi* city and Philadelphia, be lieving that a certain officer of the company, for tome liniater purpoee, ha* been holding out false hopes in relation to procuring a new loan to remove the pres?pt embarrassments of (ha concern, and who is now and has been for sometime endeavoring to sacrifice the stockholders and to gat the canal and all its property into the hands of it* creditors, have co-operated together and employed the most able oonaeel in New Jereey, for the purpose of filing a bill in chanoery, to show that the debt of the company, which the f700,609 mortgage was executed to secure, was uiurionsly contracted, and that usury has actually boon paid, and, therefore, show that the bonds and mortgages given to eocere that debt ihould be given up and cancelled. It appear* that the Morris Canal Company, a corporation of the State of New Jersey, being proceed for money last *pring, proposed to make a loan of $700 000, and in order to induce New York capitalists to take it, agreed to pay 7 per cent interest,when by the laws of Now Jersey ,? per cent only is allowed to be given and received! About $400,000 o f the loan was taken, and interest at the rate of 7 per cant has been paid. The law in New Jersey in relation to usury does not MfTmr th. 1._ thi. o?.4- -1 - ..n ? ,ua uww, bum 1.UUK4Uouvty iue cardinal point on which it tarns, U, that by no device can mora than fix par cant ba reserved on a loan of mo ney. In all cases involving the question of tuniry, tha first enquiry.U thii, " W11 a loan of monay tha object of the tranaaction oat of which tha reeervation of more than six par cent has arisen?" If thia it answered affirmatively, tha transaction ia usurious, and bo ingenuity of man can u va it Thia oue appear* to u* to ba clearly usurioui, for the agreement to lend and to reaerre more than the lawful interest of New Jersey, Uta advance of the money, and the bonds and mortgage, war* all contemporaneous, and parts of the tranaaction of the loin. We also understand that the stockholders also oontemplate dissolving the present company, and to sail all tha real and paraonal estate of the concern, which are not aetually necessary appendages to the canal, and also aall the canal itself in sections. It is the opinion of some of the stockholders that the large and aubatantial dock, water right and other property at Jerrey City alone, are worth $360,000, and that similar property belonging to the company, at Newark, ia of great and rapidly increasing value. It ia estimated that a sum sufficiently largo can be realized from the sale af On canal in short sections and its boats and other property, to pay the stockholders $15 perahare, even in the event of the present debt of the company not being adjudged usurious and ordered to be cancelled. We annex a statement showing the commerce of the main line of the public works of Pennsylvania, for tha years ending November 30, 1844,1845, and 1846, giving the quantity ol certain articles transported East and West, and the amount of tolls received in each month:? Shipments Eastwabo on mt Pcnnsylvania Canal, raois PiTTsauaoH, in the Past 1'hui Ybabs. 1S44. IM4. IMS. FlOar, Mis.. 100,454 t?,v9i lM,4|t Heeds, bushel........ ? 3,141 1 ?j3 Beef ana Pork, bbls... 363 4,674 ?,?? Bacon, lb 19,104,104 14,153,3(4 II,661,2)6 Cheese, lbs ? ? 676,4" 1 Batter, lb* ? ? Ml,*64 Tallow, lbs ? 422,483 29I.II3 Laid and Lard Oil, lbs ? - 2,n?,lK KrsUiers, lbs 444.279 773 tM 411,1W Wool, lbs 3,166 9*9 3,763.67# 3,4?M6l Cotton. lbs l.lti.746 sales! 1 ima at, Hemp, lb* Mi,961 Mi,444 1,187 886 Tobacct Leaf, lt>a... 17,301.415 24,0I5,6I? 24.C9C.T42 Leather. lb* W.J'Jl 104,38] 185.200 Hid'*, lbs 492,684 117,571 451,146 Kan, lb? W3.0C7 M.006 1I0.9U9 Urocerie*. lb* 1,373.780 1,C63,?72 1.571.(*? Drygooda. Ibl 321.311 221,133 228.692 Drugs, lb* Mi,?34 16.004 18 Ms lUg-, If*... (69,*42 fl7.537 4 23,411 Irou and Nail*, lb*... 5-0.4M 449,39? 401 468 Hardware, lb* ISO,171 121,701 230 SM Aaricalt ol Prod., lb*. M9.374 77.198 194,624 Whiiky, aalloea.., .. 77.591 112,111 180,332 Pir* and Caatiagl, lb*. 2.646 167 ) JM.7M 2,67J 241 Coffee, Ibt 90.722 Sl.St 18,224 Aahea, lb* 277,220 772.260 5M 7J0 l.ead, lb* ... ? ? 385 983 Furniture, lb* 251.741 2M.936 216,Cj9 Hundrie*. lb* 597,539 1.017.166 2,605,142 Coal, luus 350 2,311 650 Shipment* Weitwaud to Pitt*ouhoh, on the P itlyania Canal, in cacm or tmc fait Thus mu. 1844. 1145. 1846. Drygoodt, lb* 24,133.173 17,?M.tt5 12,651,8 8 Hardware. lb* 8,417,359 10,581.399 18,522 463 China War*, lb* 4.565,605 4.625.248 4.957.454 Mnalin, lb*. 5.625,146 5.MI4M 8,909,234 Oroeeriea, lb* 5,188,266 5.118.408 6.932,256 Urae*. lb* 1,721,778 811,74} A14 941 Coffee, lb* 9,092,807 9,532,271 19,*88,9*1 Tobacco, me'fee'd, Iba. 7?3.46i 1JM.750 784,172 Leather. Iba 415,775 478.9M 384,211 Hemp, Iba 3M.609 244,272 154,734 El noma, lb* 18 9M.IM 15,312 7M ll.SM,707 Pi* Iroo, lb* 5,094,722 7,174 7M 1\4I9.966 Tin, Iba ? 1.0I4.0M 1.0M814 Olaaa Win, Iba 57.9M 95.566 Ui.951 Salt, fcuahel* ........ 206,475 190J65 1M.415 Fi*h, bbla 8,506 17^40 19.609 Oi a,gallon* 33,6'6 42.914 tt,?6 Taraod Roaia. lb*.... 240.28 4 451.645 541145 Marble, 1 b? 391.410 374 642 *9,177 Irnn and Nail*, lb*' " 1.H2.235 5,3X8.794 1,087 .Ml Coppor, lb* ? 251,627 ?M,||1 The canal commerce of the pool aeaaon on this portion of tho public worko of Penaeylrania, compared with that of tho predion* year*, doe* not exhibit any laoroooo bat rather in tho aggregate a decrease. Tho toil* bare fallen off more than ton thonaend dollar* according to the annexed table, bat thio io only an apparent decree**, u by a change in the drawback ayttoin the ram collect ed at Pittibnrg actually net* the State about fio.ooo more than in 1846, although the quantity of e great maay article* tram ported, (how* an iocreaae. The tariff of toll* on the public work* of Pennaylrania require* a root deal / af alteration. The receipt* of toll* on the aaata Una In each month of the peot two year* have been a* an. nexed:? Toll* on Main Line Pei?n*tltania Public Woaxo. 1845. >M6. December $217 M ? March 11,8*3 M 91.913 It April IT,Ml 45 8.9T 79 May 15.011 41 I4.T56 16 Jeee 6,441 41 li.tt* 19 Jely 8.7M 11 U,?l M Aagatt 6 464 ? 5.T75 M Rt ptember 8,(09 41 9,1M M October 11,853 97 6 4*9 M Naiinhar 0 65a at Taaa 7a Total w,r? 43 %mj6i <1 ?M?4 41 Decraaae $11,Ml IS The variatlona la the receipts for eereraj onthi (hi* year, compered with eoiTWp?Bdlnc mouths in 114?, have been vary la< ga, in some inatances greatly cxoeertlnc :boM of laat year, and, in otWr caaee, allowing a dadine of about fifty par cant. Among tha itami of import into Pittsburgh, from the Reef, that of dry gooda U tha Boat striking; but it mast t>a borne in mind that hail and akoM war* included on lar that hoad in 1844 and IMA, which aooouta partially or tha difference There have haaa aavaral ehangaa in he claaaificatioaa of aeraral artieloa. That af lar I ail, for txample, ia abaardly claseed under tha haad of proriaiona.and united with lard, thereby conAiaing what *aa aeparata and distinct is IMA. Butter and cheeie 1 J J if are added together tha prarieus year. Tha peat amton thay hate been kept aa thoy ahould bo, lege rata. Tha annexed atatement ahowa that there baa mora buit>aaa been transacted en tha canal thia year, than i| either >fthe praviaaa twa. The number of boati claired, and he number af milea trarailed in transporting passengers, in each of the put three aeaaona, were aa annexed : Intra CLcaato i* kach Moith or tmx faar Twain Tun. 1M4. Ilti. 1M* Detambar M M ? Match IS4 IB IM April 471 4M 317 May 3?1 441 415 Jane W 331 413 July m III 411 Angntt Ill SIS M frpirmber Sat SI 431 I'ctoba- SCI SM 419 NoTtmbar HI _MT ?'? .Twr S.1IT S.I4I In ltM4, 1,171.395 milea ware travailed ; in IMi. l.SM, V and in 18M, l,400,"ai. <Nd Stack Ricfeaaie. l?M Keamcky 4'? t**i SCC aha Long lal ft K S3V VM do ?Cdl ICC SC d> ?CC ISS Mac do mi m do jf liHW Ohio IMC " 54 i" !Ji! 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