Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 16, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 16, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. Ntw York, W?dne?il?y, Drceubtr 16,1NM. The Annual Pictorial Herald. This great sheet, the bestaliairof the kind ever issued, is now ready, and can be obtained at the dosk of our office for six and a quarter cents pereojsy. It is emphatically a pictorisd history ol the war ?illustrating the battle ground s sieges, and points attacked and captured, from tlie taking of Matamoras by the ariny to that of Tampic* by the navy. Tv?? in I),. ! order:? First Pjgo?'The RncTnpment of the American Amy at Corpus Christi; Uattla Grounds of Palo Alto and Re- \ saca Je li Pi-lnia; An accurate likeness ot General Taj- i lor, who comman 1j I the American forces in those b t- j ties; An accurate portrait of th? Mexican General La Vega, taken prisoner by the American Army; and Fort Brown. opposite Matamoras, being the next encampment of the American Army. end p^ge - \ Scene in the B-\"le of HlllHl de la Pal nn, before the capture of Li Vega; a seeue representing Goneral PareJe* un.l his Cabinet receiving the account of thoie battles from a wounded Mexican soldier; the Bombardment of Mutamera* ; Uncle Sun's Construction of the Balanco of Power; View of Mataniitrti; Brother Jonathan and the Mexican General on the Kio Grande; A View of Camargo, looking North; and a Plan of the City of Tampico. Third page?A View of Monterey, its fortifications, and the potilion of the United states army before advancing to its attack; Plan of Monterey alter it w?? captured; a View ot the Castle of Han J tan d'Ulloi; the Harbor of San Francisco, Upper California^ the Gold Mlaes of Dolores. New Mexico; a View of Same Ke, aud a Scene in New Mexico Fourth page ?Map of tho Field of Operations in V cxioo, a Mcene in Santn Fe; Mexican Rancheroi; Plan of Alvaredo nu4 its Kertifications; aud New Vork Firemeu drilling fer 'Uo War. Fifth page?The encampment of Colonel Stevensen's voluuteurs on Governor's Island?Presentation of Bibles to Col Stovonson's ri iriment - an election scene In New York?scene in the Park on last 4 h of July? i view of the Monument erected to tho memory rf Thomas Freeborn, the noble Pilot -politicians reading the and politicians throwing datt in tlie eyes of the )>eople previous to election 82 vh puire?A floighing scene ie New Vork?View ol tho ParW fountain U'IiwimM-- religion in New York ?View of ? hatham Square ou 1st of May?Peter Kunki in in New Yoik Mock Auctioneers *nd their victim*? j Trisl of Spencer for shooting his Wife?Jack the J 'nkniao?Practical Amalgamation in New York?Omnibus racing in New York ?Cherr* and Fair Star?and Loafers reading the UeraLd at the Tom hi Hownth nair? A ??nt4??U ?L ? ? - ** * ? ? ? ? ? ,-V.JJ ^ I'VIIMIII VI IUC JltJW I (l|>D?Jt |?u?trail of 'h? Me Pc>| e??- V portrait of Ron|ce. the Oerman Reformer?( Imle- Keri in Richard the Third ? \1i?? Mat y I'aylor m " Ln Villa <lti Ke|{iment' Herr Alexander Committing Hitlcido-Great Agrieulturil Fair ut Vutmrn, and Ma lame Av iU'ts in " La Bityudere." Kit-ill h Pj^"-?View ol Whitehall, stateu Island Fe.ry, inc.; The liatiieuies Virnnoitt in the " Put Jt F'rurt; Packet Shi|> Hemy Clay ashore ; the Groat Bi 'Jin before *he wn alteied ; tho Great Britain after she *ai uitered ; the Gre*t iiritu.ii mhoro at Dondrum Bay; and the wreck of the Steamer Atlantic. Wo think all will admit that there never has j appeared a more interesting sheet than this. It is in fact a daguerreotype history of the United j States, and ?if, all incidents of importance that have happened for the year f ast. As a pictorial histoiy of th?Ut.iied States for the year 1846, it is an admirable tiling to put in the hands of children and young poisons, paiticularly in the holidays, when they expect something of the kind. Agents will please send in their orders. The Do I ops In Congress -Tlic Short Session ?liuMinru on. Hand. More than one w eek of the twelve allotted by the constitution to this session of Congress has passed away, and ns yet nothing done. Uf all the important measures presented for consideration, j not the first movement has been made towards perfecting any ol them. We expect this session will be like all"others, the first eight or ten weeks will be used up in debate, and the whole business of the tsrm will bo crowded into the last two or four weeks, and the acts passed sent as usual into the world hall made up, and so filled with defects that a repeal will be immediately called lor. Tho most important business of the session wil) be the devising of ways aud means to carry on the war with Mexico, bhould it be deemed best to prosecuto hostilities vigorously, or should it be necessary to perfect the plan of attack recently adopted by the war department. In that event, men and money will be in great demand; and, from present appearances, the first will be about a* difficult to raise as tho last. It is anticipated by many that the two governments will soon open negotiations in relation to j the questions at issue, and that peace is nearer at hand than appearances would warrant the b?- j lief. This, however, it very doubtful, as every thing depends upon the policy Santa Anna intends pursuing, and the success ho may meet with in preparing the minds of the Mexican people for an immediate cessation of hostilities. We have our doubts as to the honesty of Santa Anna, in any professions lie may make or has made of peaceable intentions towards the United States; and such is the impression we have of him as a military lender, and f the Mexican people generally, that we have aot the slightest expectation ol peace being obtained upon honorable terms, in any other way than at the point of the ?word, and over the ruins of th'ir principal towns. In relation to the modifications of the tariff, everything, at present, is involved in much uncertainty. The admiaistration arc in favor of a duty oi twenty-five per cent, upon tea and coffee, and it is barely possible that the party In Congress may adopt the suggestions of the execu tive and lay the proteased duty merely for reve- I nue, provided it is understood to be but a temporary thin#- We say barely possible, for the thing it hardly probable. Many members ol the democratic party in both bouses of Congress ar* bitterly oppostd to the least duty upon these articled, upon the ground that it would increase the cost to the consumers, and in that cr-ae fall heavily upon the poorer classes. This impression will hare very great influence, perhaps sufficient t? prevent the measure being adopted.? It would l>e easier to put a d?ry upon coal and iron, as the duty in that case would not, it might be argued, como so directly out of the lower c lasses. Nothing has yet been done in relation to this thing, and until the question is opened and debate commences, we shsdl be in the dark. Our impression is, that neither tea nor coffee will be taxed although we have repeatedly proved that the > price to the consumers would not be enhanced, and that it is the most feasible source of revenne now at the command of the government. ssntary Bat-Italian's Nmw Csninlsr Hjrutem. The present consular system of the United States has been the subject of severe animadver sion and censure, tor a number of years past, by the mercantile community, as well as by the press, In the principal Atlantic cities. Formed as It was while the commerce of the country wnt> tri- . iling and of little importance, and while our rela nuus wuii uuior paxi? 01 mo world were not so intricate and extensive as they now are, any apology for a consular system might have answered our purpese. But now that we have attained 1 commercial importance, second to no other nation in the world, and while every sea, bay and harbor in the habitable world, is frequented bf our navigators, and while we have become M well known as any other country, and onr relations extending to all, the old system ! under which we have so long acted is found to bo utterly useless, unsale and insufficient. ' In?teid of advancing our interests, and being a complete digest and manual lor the use of our ; cnusuls, it is so loose and imperfect, and requires so much labor to examine and comprehend, tha* in a majority of instances, our consuls in foreign countries, while deciding cases result ng from the , construction of treaties and international law, have been forced lo base their decisions on their own knowledge of right and wrong. It appears that during almost every session or Co igresa from the year 1908 to the present time, laws on th? subject have been made; and incredible as it may seem, no compiUnon, no digwt o them has ever been made for the use of our eonsult. In a series of articles that we published on this subject about a year since, we point. e<l out the defects of the present system, and proved tho ut'er impossibility of our consuls' adhering to the present system, when called upon to acj in their official capacity. At that time we went folly into the details, and called on Congress to take the matter in hand as soon as possible, and remedy the evils that the commercial community and the who'e country have jo lorg suiTered, in consequence ol the inadequacy of our consular system. We contrasted our *ystem, with that of England and other countiies; and proved to the satislaction of every candid man, that the United States was the worst represented country in the world. The reorganization of the old system, and the absolute necessity of systematizing it for tho use of our consuls has, we are glad to percwive, attracted the attention of Mr. Secretary Buchanan, who has within a few days, presented a new s\ ftem for tho information of Congress, a synopsis of which we gave iu yesterday's Herald.? Mr. Buchanan has evidently given tho subj. ct a great deal of attention, and appears to comprehend it thoroughly. We recommend it to the especial attention of Congress, and express a hope that they will have time to follow hisrecommen- 1 dations, and frame an entirely new system during the present session. It is a curious fact, that while all commercial nations appoint only their own subjects to represent them in foreign countries, the United Slates alone employs foreigners. There is no earthly reason for this, except it be in tha penurious policy o' the government, which does not hold oat sufficient inducement for our citizens to abandon lheir private pursuits. While other nations pay their consuls lixed sularies sufficient not only to support them comfortably, but in a manner to add dignity to their office, the United States, a country with the ability ol being more liberal than any l.uropran nation,attaches, us compensation to our consulates, in most cases, no regular salary, but leaves the consul entirely dependent on what lees he may receive from the business that cemts before him. In a majority of cases, these fees do not amount, in thr course of a year,to a sum sufficient to keep 'hern in snutf. What they make th< y make indirectly. Ainu stall of ur present consuls are merchant?; and ihe advantnges which they acquire from their official position, is the only inducement they have to aecapt the office. ' We can in this way readily account for tho fact j that almost all our consuls are foreigners. We certainly think it does not admit of question that ! uwouiu Do netter policy lor tlie United States to j appoint none but American citizens to represent their country abroad, and to pay salaries sufficient to support them with comfort and dignity. Mr. Buchanan has given this part of the subject much attention, and points out the evils ari- : sing from it as well as from other defects in our I present consular system. In fact, he has evi- ' dently examined the whole subject thoroughly and completely, and now asks Congress to pass judgment on his labors, and if it seems to them that the system he proposes is good, to adopt it, I so that for the future the duty of our consuls will be clearly and explicitly defined. The commercial men in this and other cities have a deep interest in this subject. They feel ihe evils ol the old system more than persons in any other business. They ought to make some movement as soon as possible to further the cf. forts cf Secretary Buchanan, to perfect a consu- 1 lar eystqm, adequate to the wants of the country. We suggest that they send forward petitions, and agitate tho subject while Congress rs in ' session. Nkws^from Bermuda?The Royal OazttU of nit* i tin uu., uiKcv wuiiiiiy iu iifurt uie miiuwing paragraph, which that paper states it copied from the Herald:? "It is computed tint if the mortality throughout the world were a* great aa it it among the English garrisons in Jamaica. Bermuda, Hong Kong. Madrai, Bengal, and Ceylon, the whole human raea would become extinct in the short tpace of eleven ye?r?!" A Tier expressing a proper appreciation of our ignorance as respect* its Isle, it show* conclusively that Bermuda is the healthiest place, j this side of the place where "kings never die." j We stand corrected. The following item, with regard to the man ! with the white hat, is all that we find of interest from the abused B-nnuJas. Ttie Gazette sayst? "We hare teen a .private letter from London of the 3d November, which states that the Mariner traaiport, I in which Hi< Excellency Captain Elliott was to coma to ; Bermuda, ?? detained by tho Admiralty, but would In all probability Mil in a day or two." Intkllioknce from .South Amkxica.?Tho j line vessel Isabeleta Hyne, Captain Dewiug, arrived at New Orleans 011 the 6th instant, having made a remarkably sWort passage, bringing news to the 27th Oct. She is a regular trader to Braz'l. We are obliged to our correspondents for th? following'contirmation of the news heretofore given by us. There was a probability of a change of ministry jn Brazil, on the dissolution of the Chambers, on the 5th December, and likewise that the treaty of alliance formed between Brazil and Paraguay, lor tho preservation of the integrity of their frontiers against the encroachment ot Rosas, would in\olvu Brazil m a war with Buenos Ayres. Tho Brazilian government, aware of this, were adding to their navy, having purchased a beautiful Austrian ship for $15,000, which would be arm ed. A n offer was likewise made by them for the Isabelcta Iiyne, but below her cost and value. 1 U. S. ship Indepedennce arrived on the 23d October. Th# frigate Columbia and brig Bain ! bridge had ^one to La Plata. A vessel, supposed to be the Louis ana, of 1 Richmond, was seen by the Isabrleta going into Rio on the 38th Oct. In addition to the above,we copy the following. [From the New Orleans Tim<??, Dae fl.] By the arrival of the bark Robert H Donglss, Captain Norville, which left Rio oo the 30tn of Ootober, we hsve received file* of tba Mtrcantil to that data. The new* aha brings is of little importance, the Brazilians seemingly enjoying profound tranquility, and being content under thair imperial form of government News hsd reached Rio Janairo from Montevideo, ta the ild of September On the l*th Admiral Lane, and the Baron Deffaudis, the French Minister. left .Montevideo on the French war steamer Qrondenr, for the coast of San Lucia At mid-day, however, aha ran aground on the banks of Point F.spinello.? Tha French brigs of war Alaacianae, Adonis, and Taotique, with the British steamer Alacta, went to her sa- i aistsnca The Uroadeur was got oil', principally by the assistance ef tba Alecto, on the 21st, having suffered con- | alderably In her marhinary. A boat was captured on tha i nigkt of the list, off the port, which was gaing toward tli? enemy's shore. It contained correspondence of grave | importance, which wsi handed to the Governor orMontevidao, who has not thought proper to make It rmblie.? 1 Intelligence bad bean received from Sslto of tha 9th of ' September. Nothing of importance had occurred, but a ' part of Oen. Don Bervsndo's division had approached the i place, and it was tbongbt an attack was meditated. At Slsldonado there was nothing of a hostile nature that had | hsppanad up to tha 2*th of September. It waa reported i thstthe enemy's forces had drawn round Psn<Ie-Aiucar. { In Dr Franoia's Republic of Paraguay tha utmost deter- j minstion had bean persisted in towards resisting tha pre | tensions of Rosas- Of nersl Paz had not yet bean in vetted with the command of the army of Paraguay, which has concentrated on the trontiers of Corrientes The twe American commissioners who had been deputed to visit Paraguay, with a view to arrange the difflcnlties between that republic snd the Argentines, hsd aotbeen sble to reach the ultimate place of their destination. Tha Brstilian mlnistsr at Patsgusy, Benor Pimenta Bneno, had retired from h a mission Tha HrrcmnlU aays there is nothing new stirring at Entre Rlos ami Cerrientes. Th? same remark is maSe in relation to Buenoa Ayres Tha French paper. CenrnVr it Brrmil, contains a long account ol the wreck ol the ahip Oriental Capt Hamon, which took place on the 37ih of September, in tha bay of Aasu, thrae or lour leagues from Cape Bt Thome The craw wara aaved and a psrt of the cargo A Oovernment teamsr had been despatched from Rio to endeavor to gat off the ship, but all was ineffectual. She became a total loss. Another paragraph says that? Lieut Col ReiJ, lata Oovnmor of the Bermudas, but now of Barbadoee, saiieil tor that Island ea the Mth of November,with hie lady ai>d five daughters, an board the war steamer Hermes. H. B M. achoaner Pickle arrived ' at Jsmaicaon tha 7th of November, under jury maats, i having got oi. a reef near tha Colerados. on her passage Iron Jamaica to the Isle of Pints, ud afterward had to , cut sway her maats to escape being wrecks^ at tha lata ; of Pines la the greet hurrioeae efOeteher II. J Huftleali | Tut Afolloiseons ?There wai a highly respectable I and numerous audience at tba Tabernacle last eveulr.g, ' to hear, probably tlie luit time in thii city, these won. j deiiul children , but it 1* a disgrire to our public, that they have not turned out en mum to the patron .(jo o!' 1 luoh talent of home bitth, aud Riven to this youthful ! band of minstrels the same support that they have freely I extended to foreign artists of eminence Had these very children come here froui abroad, with foreign names aid reputation, and poiseaaed of one half their present excollenco, no house in the country would have sufficed to have held their audience* ; but relying entirely on their own merits, they have been overlooked by the very portion of the community who profess t"> be the lovers and upholders of ull in art nud nature that is s;cO'l and b-autjful. We have ever been the first and the freest to uward praise wherever it was due, and we claim for the Apolloneons, as they are styled, a patronage far greater than what has hithcito attended them. Kvery paper in the country that has speken of them at all, has spoken highly in their praise, many eutku?iastically so; pro. feasors of music have showered commendations upon them ; those of our first merchants who have heard them have invited them to their home*, and given them many a valuable gift tc aid them in their course ; but ihe pub lie has oa yut been backward, but only bo because they do not know them. We hope, if they are persuade 1 to give one mure cor.ceit here, tba' it will be such a ono a* Is due to the genius which inspires the bewitching melody of their music. ConctKT or THK BttcaTOLltNT.?We V70Uld Call tile 8t tention of the musical an J charitable public to the concert which takes place this evening at the chutch of St Vincent Paul, in Canal street, for the benefit of the sufferers by the late inundation of the river Loire. We hope to see a crowded btyldintf, as tin obi yet is a uost worthy one, and the entertainment of a very attractive chatacttr Henri Herz has postponed his first concert in !lo:.'.on un;il Thursday, on eccount of an accident. H'hilo watting his hands in a china basin, it broke, and wt of hi* hands coming in contact with a fragment of it, was severely cut. ThU accident will also eo?pel l<im to Mat* pone nis concert in Providence until Friday evening next. 'i'tlcil ti 1<?1. Pa*k Thcatuk.? We doubt if the manager ef the Park theatre has ever produced a card that has proved morn at.ructivr than tho Eantetuei Vitnnaitc. They have now been belore the public lor a number of nights, and the acclamation with which their performance* are nightly received, seems rather to increase thau diminish. Last night they were as w rmly encored as if it was the first aight of their appoarance; and we have no doubt that they would receive as heait7 a welcome for twenty nights to come as they received last night, if their engagement nt this theatre lasted so long. Other engagements that they have entered into will, however, preclude their remaining here much longer, so that all who wish to see thum and have neglected former opportunities, had better avail tlieinualve* of the time tbtty will yet ruiuain h re, it' they ui*h to witness j the greatest novelty ever produced in the United States. | They will appear again this evonmg in the 'T.is da Kleurs," the "fas des Botgers," and the "Polka Payaanes," and wo have na doubt the audience will be fully as large as it was last night, when it was somewhat dimcult to procure a seat Bowiear THeATaa.?The "Lady of Lyons" was produced here last evening, and Mr. Murdoch, as Claude Melnotte, took tho housa completely by surprise. Perhaps tho best Melnotte at present upon our boards is this popular and distinguished actor; and it is highly credita. | hla (n 4Via va<u1 Inetn ftnH Hiacriminutinn nf tKo i the enthusiastic manner in which hii personation j throughout was received. Mr. Murdoch infuses many | new points into this part, which, added to it considerably; and his look, tone, and gesture in some of the principal scenes five an effect to his personation ot Claude Melnott which we have rarely witnessed in the representation of this character. MrsX'olaman Pone played Pauline with her usual ability. Her numerous friends and admirers, hailed her presence last eveming, (after her lata illness.) with infinite satisfaction. The entire cut acquitted themselves with their usual talents. Mr. Murdoch and Mrs Coleman Pope, will appear a^ain en this evening. A very attractive bill is put forth i'or the occasion. Obeenwich Theatre.?Mr. Rice, the great delineator ol negro character, will appear again this evening. The \ petite comedy of Perfection" will be first performed, ; after which Rice will dance and play Jim Crow, in the ' admirable farce of thut n ime. Ho will also appear in the j "Foreign Prince." The evenings entertainment will j conclude with the comedy ol " Tho Milliners' Holiday." J Mr. Yates will also sing variety ol' songs in the course of the evening. Alhamuba.?This-evening Herr Alexander will par. form twelve of his most wonderful feats. Among others, j that of the " Electric Chair," which has always been j : i ?ul. ..... _r i?,.?u*.. ti.. u. ivboirru wiui iuvu ivhib v? inu^uiri. iu? uoimmi *l*' gician ii unequalled in hn Una, aud if well worth seeiug. There will be, besiiloi, the usual choice variety of vocnl and instrumental music, under the direction of Mr. Loder. Bowckt axrhitheatbe.?Kenp't benefit, last even- , ing, was extremely well attended. Master Nixon's riding astonished the entire house. La Petito Carolina and Louise Carlo, danced a new pat dt deux in a man- i ner which elicited the most enthusiastic applause. Ma- I dame Camillo Gardner's extraordinary equestrian feit j was enthusiastically applnuded. An evening epont vt the Bowery Ciicus is a treat to the lovers of Que athlct- ; ic exercises and amusements, Tho tumbling here is truly astonishing, Geerge Vandenhoff was to take his benefit at the How- ; aid Athencum last evening. Signor Blitz and Dr. Valentine are taking the places ef , the surgeous at Syracuse, and stitching the sides of the I lahabitants. Mr. Leonard is playing at Louisville. His engagement | commenced on the 9% Silsbee, the Yankee comedian, is playing at Mobile. Mary Anne Lee and Julia Tumbull are daneing to- i gather at the St. Charles Theatre, New Orleans. I ___________ Movement* of Travellers* Yesterday's arrivals exhibited a considerable increase, j and now that the regular winter ruutes are established, ' we may reasonably expect a daily succession of visiters, to enjoy the festivities of the holiday season, and the rational amusements with which our city abounds. We feund at tho Astor?C. Welling*. Phila; Capt. Cerni'h, Packet ship Sheridan; A. Hobart, New Orleans; J. Olen, Baltimore; J. Smith, Phila; K. York, Baltimore; J. Carter, du; vv. j Lucas, do; A. Waue.Msss; H. Mortdith, Ohio; Mr J. (Try, i Quebec; N. Hooper. Boston; VV. Tucker, do; T. Quiocy,. do; J. Dorr, Now Orleans. F. rlarke, New Haven; J t'rabe, Maine; K. Boutwell, Washington; T. Borden, O. Peobody, Philad; J btile, do; O. Upton, Boston. Amkbicak.? T. Anderson. New Jersey; H. White, Utica; D. Freeland, Norwich; W Ferry, Fort Hamilton; (). Harvey, Brooklyn; J Patterson, Va.; C. King, New York; Hon. J. McThcrssn Berrien, t }oorjia. Citv?-J R. Peters au.t fomily, New York; J. Har*ford, ' Fort Hamilton; 1 apt. lleede, Canaailsrgua; M. Burnell, I Philadelphia; J. TaJue, do ; Geoigo Hill, Cone.; R Ber- , Ken, Trinidad de Cuba; M. Koith, Baltimore; F. Dallas, ! U S. N.; M. Wayne Va.; Mr. Moore, Englan.l; lion J. Skianer, NY ; W. Baker, Phiia.; J. Kag.e. do ; J. McCrea, do ; J. Kirklond, Ouelph; J Coyne, Hirailton; H. i Topping, Toronto; F. Marcoux, Uuelph, Canada West; 1 W. Day, do. Fbawxliw.?Mr. Barton, New York; 8. Jones, Bridge- 1 port; 8. Ball, Boston; O. llemson. Phila ; H. Palmer, I SnrinrfinU: J. (Irnfti \lhanv: D Purhstr HriHv*nnrt J Olmstead.do; Baptain Koapp, do. J. Jones, do; U. Say- ! mour, Piermobt; ?. Cowan, Ohio; Hon. W. Wright, N. j Jersey ; J. Bancroft, Jr , I'hila. Huwahd?C, Weaver, Providence; C. Ford, Baltimore; H. Miller, Trenton; J Bancroft, Boston: J. Bro-uts, Portland; J. Kidder, Boston; J. Coe. Philadelphia; J. Cheney, Norwich: Mr. Thoanpaon, Philadelphia; J. Pritchard, Litchfield; A. Baker. Albany; Mr. Hatoh, Oswege; L. i Tupper, Troy ; J. Ehlers, Westchester. Ji nsort.?A fthephard, Virginia; O Brown*, Bangor; A. Parknan, do; .VI. Quincy, Boston; W. Coavera, Norwich; Hen. J Simmons, K. I.; J. Leavens, Norwich; H. Haralen, Providence ; W. Chcny, Conn ; M. Lyman, Mass; P. Kenny, Hartford. Comrt of Oeneral ScmIoim. Before Recorder Scott and Aid. Jacksun and Johnson. John McKaon, Kaq , District Attorney. Trial ft grant larceny.?A woman by the name of ! Klizabetn Murphy, was placed at the bar for trial, yesterday, on an indietment for grand larceny, in having, aa it Is alleged, stolen 4* pipers of gold coin, called sovereigns, of the value of $31)1 from Owen Millan, at a house of rimetitution on the Five Points, on the 'list of November art. Krom the testimony of the complainant in the c??e, It appeara that on the day in question, he met with the ac- I cused. who invited him into her private apartment on the Five Pointa, and while there enjoying her agreeable society, she contrived to abstract the " golden mint drops"Jfrom one of his pockets; and that a portion of them were subequentlv found in her possession. The jury, satisfied with the proof adduced against the accuaed, found her guilty, and the Court aen eneed her to be imprieoned in the State prison for the term of two years and six months. rtnathir Trial for Orani IjreMn.?Another female of ' the itmt clan named Mary Jane Bryaon, wai then called to trial, on a charge of h aring, on tha 18th af November la?t, stolen $J? in hank hills, an ! a gold watch from Bernard Kernan, while in her company at No. SI Orange ft. The jury fonnd the accmed guilty, and the Court aentenced her to 3 year* and A monthi imj-.rieonment at Sing Hi tig Pit* of Guilty ? John Da Freya, on being arraigned for an aaaault and battel yon Williaaa Hom, entered a plea of guilty, whereupon the ( ourt cODiigned him to JO dayi impriaonment In the oity prieon "She Court then tdjourned until thi? morning U. 1. District Court. Before Judge Betta. After the court waa opened yeiterday, the following named gentlemen were iworn of the grand jury John A. KenAedy, foreman ; Jamet Brookea. Stephen Burkhalter, Theodore Crate, Albert Oarn?ey. Charlea Gould. Jamet Hunter, Joieph Keeler, Seaman Lowerrie, Patrick Muleibill, Horatio Vott, Mul.'ord Martin, Alexander McCarthy, George Paulding, Peter P. Kamaay, Columbnt fteguine, Joieph "Wulotigliby. The Judge addreeaed tham briefly oa the nature end extent of their dutie*, after which the y retired. There were only t* e caaei on the criminal calendar, one lor larceny, alleged te be committed io the Navy Yard, in Brooklyn, atxl the other a charge againat a captain of an American (hip, lor leaviag an American Hainan In a foreign port. A bill ha? been KUt tip te |ii? grand jary on the Ant charge, tad found. \ The petit Jury art diaofearged until TknndUf next Thb Wbathbi.?The riv??r wa? from up m far a* Athena yester'av, >ip to the hour of 4 o'olock ; ami the Irnit eras gradually <et'jrg in, so hi to iood promise the filU>>g up i f tho entire river. The rirer boata will aoon have 10la'ie up their winter quarters. The thermometer ) it l evening, Ut 6 o'clock) stood 3 degrees below Ireezing point. The Wt?-Rkciuits rom tub Abmv.?Two recruiting companies marched through our strMt* yesterday, headed by a gallant otttoer, and &fe aud drum, beating up for recruit* for the Seat of War, (Mexico ) Ona ot the rompanit*, we understand, belonged to tha United States service, and the othar to the volunteers. Several, waleain " teok the bountyand were duly enlisted. This look* well?go ahead. Miiitabt Bads?$eve:al grand military balls wil fo.-n take place ia this city Elbe Ltlayette Kusileen' tint annual ball will take place on >he JJr.d inat., $t Ruthbuii's hotel It promises to b? k li -li utlAjr, not iml> on account of the capital arrangement* that bnve bee-i mado, bat *iio because the Boston Tig^ra, and New Haven Oreys will be guests. The ltfth annual ball of the Tompkins Blue*. will take place on the evening of the 17th iuat., at the same place There i* every reason to believe that this will be one of the best balls of the senaon. The fourth annual ball of tha Washington Ledge, No. l.U. A. O D , will take place at the Coliseum on the evening of the 14th iuit. This too, will be brilliant affair. Meeting op Rktail. D\r Goods Salcsmrw at thc Minkbva R?omi.?In response to a call nudo upon tin in u> meet together, for tha purpose of " vindicating their righla" generally, ond to expr?>?? their indignation, particuluily on account of tho reputed surveillance of tha p.ihco upon the actions of some of their number, the retail dry good* salesmen met at 8 o'clock last evening at the Minerva ltooms, 406 Broadway. The hall was-filled by y< ung men, for the most part of geuteel appearance, mid the meeting was organized by calling Mr. Jambs Pbanck to tha chair, and appolating Mr. W. R. Doty, secretary. The < 'haiimaft stated that the object of the Meeting wv.4 to fix the charge deflaitively?to locate it?to ascer tain who the firm Or firms were to whom it applied?to consider the eii.'Ct it was to havo upon clerk* as a no.iy- avu to in mcir ueuau me tympanies 01 a generous pu'dic.

Mr. Qi'tciiiMon, a gentlemanly looking young man, io a kiiTer,' white overoMt, ana a dark vest, who wora iiia collar and cravat a la Byron, hoof called for, arosi', and made a abort address. Ha (aid ha < name to the meeting witk feelings outraged by t.ic hiflllltim, the tiur?,whieh bad bauu aatt upon thin i olan 01 young mai. Hawai nat itriotly one of their j nambtr, but the charge bad been made, ar.d publicity ! given te it by .the public preai, by which it would be j given to the world. The charm appealed to bo, that the | merchants of New Yo'k, owing to the want of iitagrity on tnu jwrt of their cl"rkn, kave to be at the addition,.1 ex- j ptme ot employing oin.'-er* to wotch their movemeu's If I y<iu permit such thjcgs to go on, the time is not far distant when clerk and infamy will he synonymous term*. But where is tho censure to rcat 1 1 care not whether it be with the occupant ofa marble palace or not [Loud aDd continued cheering ] I Would repel every charge. Mr. Qusckenbosa concluded hit remark! by offering a resolni urn that a committee of six be appointed to draft resolutioni expre-sive af the senae ot thia meeting, and to report at a future time. The rerolatiOD prevailed, and the chairman appointed Messrs. Alexander, Gardner, Dnniela, M'Kenzie, Milliken, and Uiahara, inch committee Another committee wm ai>pointod to investigate whether the charge* were true or fulae, whether certain merc?ntile hoa*ea have employed policemen, as intimated. This committee consisted of three, viz:? Mauri. Gardner, Alexander and Miliiken, oommittee to report at next meeting. "The object," aaid the ehaircaan, "ia to bring thia base born child boms to ita bate father." The secretary was hare called upon to road the articles which Ua I appeared in the various papers upon the j tu jecl which now clmins the attention of the meeting. . Articles m two of tha Sunday papers, advising the em- j ploy era to pay high salary, were received wi.h appl.iuso, audono from a daily paperof yesterday morning with hlases and other marks of disapprobation. A ie?pectable-looking young man arose, and said that, as he understood, they had met to announce that they v/ert above being watchrd by policemen. " I em not," said be " about to |x the charge upon a marble palace man or a bee hive man, but I havo friends abroad?an aged father. 1 have hitherto gone through 111* with an unsullied reputation," he. Mr. Buaaouona here arose and atated that ha had been through everr rra e of tha letail drv (oodi business. from keight of the broom to proprietor of an establishment Th? true object be intimated thould be to single out the bad clerks; thee who would not bear watching; let them be watihed and driven from the trade, and thera would bs to amen the mote room for honest clerks. Some personal remarks called oat cries oforder ! oider ! order ! A Mr ELDRiDnic arose.?He said ) e conceived it to be the duty of all who were interested in this matter, to say something. " If we are to tie ? t tched," said he, " in this manner, now doe* it stand 7 W Ly thus?If we go to church, u* must have a policeman with us. (Laughter) If we ge to the theatre, wo must have a police officer with us. (Cheera.) if we go to set the ladies, why we must yet have a police officer with us. (Loud and contiuued laughter) You that are married men, when you go home, yeu must be accompanied by a police officer : and then your wives, what will they say to this 7 " Why," they will say. " how is this 7 If I had supposed you incapable of taking care of yourself, I never would have placed myself under your protection." Your friends abroad will loek at the papers, and they will Kay, " VVhy, here, this it a nice way our young iriend is in. When he comes to see us, we shall probably see a police officor with him." After seme remarks by a Mr. Cato, the meeting adjouinod to meet on Monday evening next DcLiaivx Tremkm.?-A young man, named David Sloau, a native ef foughkeepaie, w.<s taken an en Monday night, by eornu lutUcemen. He wax foun t to be *a* dor the influence of delirium tremens. On being taVen to the station house, he aoeutt-d to revive, and lie was placed in a cell, where he appeared to doing well at t> oVloi k in the momma, hut at 7 ho was a d-.a l man ? The Coroner was called to view hn body, and the jury returned a verdict of "death hy connection of the lunqs." Tue surgeon who made the post mortem exuminatioa, states that proper treatment weald have restored the patient when he was taken up The physician whe used to attend at the station house refuses to do so now, the corporation having refused to pay him for his services Swoans to r*xsxi?ted.?The members of the police department are raising amonjr themselves, by subscription an amount sufficients purchase two (words one for Lieut. Boyle atul ooe tor Liaut Taylor, both officers of tue rogimeat of New Tork volunteer* shoe'. to organize and mumer into tbe service of the United Staler Those officers were lately members of the pul ce department. and'the movement ia ma le on the part ol the members of the department to express their regard lor their iate companions,who have lelt their dutiea here for a wider field. Lieut Boyle was from the ?th ward, and Lieut. Taylor from the 8th. The subscription* are to be a* numerous as possible, and so, of course, small; the object being that tite whole department, as near as may te, shall contribute. Thb Recoedkr's Tkfat.?The Recorder gave a treat on Monday evening, in the private too as of the keeper of | the City Hall The Mayor a>d a few cboics friends ware invited, and it was all, as we understood, a sort of lioase wa rning. The Recorder has just takan possession of the new eflice appropriated to his use by the Common Council. The little square brick buildimg between the Old Alma House and the Gallery of Fine Arts, has been re-finished within and re painted without and a neat sign pieced upon the door, making knew* the faet that there ia the Recorder^ office. Ana it was in honor of the consummation of this re-fitting and painting, ect., and in hoaer of his having taken possession of the little square office, that the Recorder gave his treat. Km*.?A fire was discovered last night in tbe store of Nathan Wbitnev, merchant tailor, No 3 Astor House, on Vesey street. The wooden partition which runs through the entire length of the shop was on fire, and had burnt considerably when tbe smoke was discovered. Mr St?tsen, of the Aitor House, proceeded to break open the door of the premises, and tbe flames were soon brought under. Mr. Whitney had left his store at o'clock, and the fire was discovered at about 11. The stock, which was Insured for $l,0P0, wss damaged some fuMK), (by rough calculation.) The partition appeared to have taken fire Irotn the outside, that is, iu the store, although there was a atove on the inside. The door waa sately locked, and required the use of axes te open it? The ftre, however, looks like the work ot an incendiary. STARTED TO PIATH.? \YHO IB prtrparvu IO wuiVHpww the truth, that periom are *tarving to death within the liaiiti of thi* city of comfort una plenty 1 Who would believe that in New York there are men reduced to auch oatrcmitie* that life ia sacrificed actually for want of foo.l to auitaio it? Vet *uch is the fact. Yeiterday, a German. aenie thirty yvara ef age, waa found dead in a miserable cellar in Slat (treat. The man, whoee name ii believed to be Ferdinand Lebrun, had frieniia in thi* city, bat they, it ieemt, knew nothing of hia cenditien utitil too late to render any available aid. He came to thi* country aoire two or three yean ago, and endeavored to get *oine reapecteble employment, but failing in thia, and hia (mall atock ef money running lew, he wu at length replaced to the neceaiity of nhoulderir.g a bag, and joiniag the train of rag pickera which are fe be found in all our rtreet*. But, he wee not born a beggar, nor a thief?be cottld net Improve the email chancea which fortune threw in hia way?hii atern Sermen integrity would not allow him to lay hia hand upon hia neighbor'* property; a d the consequence tvea, that poor Leorun made bat a sorry living, indeed he did not make a living at all by hia rocaticn He bad broaght to thiacountry condderable furniture, among whieh waa a cloek. One after another the piece* of fur itare were parted with to procure food-one after another [went the articlee of clothing, made from cloth of aubatantial German fabric. Even the iron-bound oaken ckeiti, with nnaightly iron haapi >n<l locka, went to aupply the deftciency between the wanti of hie family and hia meana to aupport them. But hi* protpecta did not improve ; the proleiaional rag-pichera aoon became aware of the character of their new companion, and the urchina knew that he would never join in a race ; eo if a tempting pile of rubbiah met their view, even if he waa in light, they only had to ply their nimble feet, and loag before he came up, theit aacki were awollen with the aelected rag* and bone which the pile afforded. And thae it went on with him, day after day he went on, walk, walk, walk, like one condemned to perpetual perlgrination, and yet hia weariaome journey never yielded him aufflcient food to drive atarvation from hia door. At laat all hi* r?*oureea were at an end, wa aay all?there waa a time-piece left, a worthy old Dutch clock, but neither want of food nor pinching cold rouM induce him to pan with hi* clock, chair*, table hedatead. cheata, ond even hii bed itnelf went, but still he would not part with hia clock, which ticked on throcgh all the ilia of hia *ad condition, a favorite 'aad beloved rompaniot. Ilia wile had long aince learned to drown her aorrowa in beer, by ome way or other proem ed by her; but that faithful clock, hi* old rom| anion, gave oat the fame constant click now, aa it had done year* before in Germany, and he would not part with it. At laat lickaea* came, preduced by want. and yet he would not part with it Dieeaee made feartul work with kia care-worn miad aad uff iring body, but the clock waa itill remembered and retained. Finally, when he had endured all that he waa equal to { tick, without medicine, withoat food, without ci..tiling, without Art?in abort, in want of all the comfort* aud oeceaaariea of li'a, ha yielded, aad the *ilr*r cord parted foor fcebnui died of *tarraUon la a aUaera ble basement, or a ?old night; bat whon they found him, hie npaitm-;ut, atrippel of everything ela?, wm (till adorned by hit r lock, which ticked on (n I told the hour* with *11 the exactness of inch a faithful time piece us it waa. The Coroner wt? called to view the body of Lebrun, and hia clock will probably have to pay for his cofllu and burial. Poor man, no doubt if hif lnat wiih J coull have bean known, it would hare been, that hie clock might ba buried with him, like the ludian'a quiver and bow. Accident.?A colored woman named Dillon, had her leg broken yeiterday evening in Shonff atreet, and wai conveyed to the City hoipital. She U now in a fair way of recovery. Fiaa.?Three iheda opposite Waahington market, took Are on yeiterdey merning about 6 o'clock. The watchman, (Stringham,) aocn lur.ceeded inputting out the Are A'Otmii.?A chimney took Are at No ill Homten at. yeiterday morning, creating much alarm at the time It waa promptly extinguished. Okatokt ? Profeaaor Whitney will give anothor, and hit laat "Evening with American Oratora and Poeta." at the Lycrurn Hall, on Friday evening next. We heartily commend hla entertainment to public notice, eipecielly by thoae who would listen to the eloquence that would procecd from the lip* of Randolph, a Webater, or Clay. The New Bell?It ii expected that the mon?tro?c bell to be placed on the City Hall, will be put in ita position to-morrow evening. It ia really a "mon ster," und tiie sooner it is up the b*tt?r, 10 u to keep it out of the way *f the "b'hoys." Th* N'iw "Ho???" i!* the Pabi.?The Board of As iwt ants' (Common Council,) here placed an injunction 1 ou tkii new building, ?o as to prevent the continuation of its erection. Something shoald be done in the promises. A meeting ia fo be held in Williarasburgh to day, to take into consideration the propriety of applying to the Legislator* for a city charter. Police Intelligence. Pasting Counterfeit Minty ? Officers Wilson and Hepburn, of the l*th ward, succeeded last night in arresting two men called John Gilbert and John lull, wkom they detncturl in passing counterfeit bills, purporting to be on tlia Merchant's Dank of Portland, Me. It appears that officer Wilson was in the grocery store of Moore and Alloa, on th* corner ol Mott aal Bl?ecker streets, about 0 o'clock last evening, when the aacused, Gilbert, e.tereJ th* store and applied for a bottle of sweet oil, in paymeat for which h* tendered a $o bill on th* Merchants' Bank ef Portland, Maine. Mr. Allan, u|?on looking at th? bill refused to take it, remarking that it was evidently a counterfeit The accused then leit the store. However, the officer thought something was wrong, and consequently foliowed Gilbert a abort distance, when he saw him communicate | with another man, who was evidently an accomplice, and pas* along together. The officer followed, unobserved, after them, a- Aort distance, until Gilbert went into tbe drugjuore No. 716 Broadway, corner of Washington Place, and there purchased a bottle ef caiter oil, and offered in payment a $6 bill, of the above description, which was taken by the clerk, William Grimshaw. and good money given*in chang*. When the accused left this store, he met his accompiice Hill in the street again and walkad along until the> came into Eighth street, where the officers made tbe arrest; and the accused parties becoming alarmed, one attempted to escape, but was retaken, and secured, the other immediately threw something from bis parson, which was picked up bv the effi'-nrs. and found to be a roli of .the spurious or coun tnifeil $5 kills. They wore both conducted to the 16th ward station house, where, upon being "frisked" th* officers found upon th*ir persons a pair of n*w slippers, a whit* spottad black silk handkerchief, on* r*d do., a pair of suspenders. a razor, a gold pen, together with a geld watch and chain and $8.V in th* above counterfeit money. On officer Looker going into 6th street, to tli* spot where th* man weio arrested, ho discovered laying near the sidewalk iu the street, a pocket beok containing IBIriyuMO ?o ceunierieji uiui ui mtj muid uvacnimuu as the one passed, together with a certificate of the Auditor General of the State of Michigan, for the payment of $10 to Hinkln & Howe. No doubt thexe uien have pasted a number of then* bills in different parts of the city, and in all probability the above article* found upon their persons. were purchased by this conn terf.-it money. Therefore, shopkeepers who hare taken bad money of this description, will do well to call upon Justice Roome, at tl>e police office. 6th avenue, Jefferson market, and identify the individuals who passed it. j $M 77, in good money, was found on their persons, and over $200 in counterfeit $i have been recovered from them. Thus we see these chaps intended to ''shove" thii "queer" with a perfect ruth, had they not been detected and captured by the perseverance ef the above active officers, for which they deserve ranch credit.? Justice Roome committed them both to prison for examination. ji Bold Thief.? gome bold thief entered the premises No '23 Catharine street, yesterday afternoon, and carried off two black cloth dress coats and a pair of black ca*simere pants, the property ot Mr. Lane. No arrest. Stolen from the Safe ?A small cash box marked in gilt letters on the top, containing $25, 5 or 0 sovereigns, Feveral bills, a policy of life inturance, was supposed to have been stolen from the iron safe yesterday, in the store, the property of Mr. Thonas Reynolds, No. 167 Pearl street. $30 reward is offered for the recovery of the above property. Taken hack for Tritl.?Officer Norris of the chief '* office leaves tha |city for Troy tkis morning, having in custody Patrick McHugh and William Caixerly, who stand charged with burglary and grand larceny in break ing into the woolen luctory at J roy, belonging to Mr. Pnter 11. Vandervoort, in connection with man called Hawkini, who U now in jail at Troy on the above charge, and stealing therefrom (even bags of wool, bringing the lame to this city,where it was recovered, and tae rogues arretted by the above officers. Petit Lmrteniet.? Ottlcer Harbison of the 4th ward, arrested, yesterday, Wm. Anderson, on a charge of stealing various articles from on beard the bark Unobus, lying at reck Slip Locked op for trial. Agnes Hope was likewise arrested by the same officer for, ttealinK male and female clathing worth %$, belonging to Ann Dues, residing at No. t Vande water at. | Locked tip lor trial. Mary Pendegrist wb? caught in the act ef stealing a piece of plaid lining worth $'J, from the store ol Daniel McDonnell, No 170 Greenwich strnot. Libewire ut the store of Am V. Clark, aha stole a lot of laces worth 54 AO, from the store 167 (Jreonwich ct Justice Drinker locked her up for trial Charlotte Welly was brought ia also, for stealing a shawl and other articles of clothing worth $6, bolonging to Mary Dilloa, refilling at No. 9 Elizabeth street. Committed let trial by Justice Drinker. Bill McDoaali was csugbt in the act of stealing a piece of matting wojth $3. from the store of Charles E. Van Buren, No. 169 Chatham st eet. Locked up for trial. Rnpcilor Ooart. Before Judge Vanderpoel Deo. 15?Dmii Krndall v Oio, Onmin?This was an action of ejectment brought by plaintiff to recover a lot of land on 117tli street The plaintiff claimed unler a eenve ranee fiom the heirs o< a colored man, named Chirles Williams. The lot wss sold under a Corporation ordinance, the proceedings under which the plaintiff alleges were illegal. The. defence was that the proceedings under the ordinance weie legal, and also that the persons described in the deed were net identified as the heiii of j Charles Williams Verdict for tho plaintiff. For plaintiff, Mr. K. Mott; for defendant, the Corporation counsel. Km Jail ??. St me?Verdict for plaintiff, $1 000. HiHtrt Sc?rt *. rrantt* f. ftmjson, tl. ?/.? l nts waa an action far a mvlicioas prosecution Tbe defendant Mated the plaintiff to b? indicted Tor having, aa tbay alleged, sworn falsely in a suit triad in the Mario* oourt upon that indictment, that ha was acquitted, and now I brings the preeent suit to reoever damagea The caao , was triad before. and a verdiet rendered for tha plaintiff, which waa afterward* set aside, on the ground that tha : connexion between one of the defendant* and tbe prosedition egainst the plaintiff. was not clearly established. Adjourned to this morning?for plaintiff, Mr. N B. Blunt i ?for defendant, Mr. Cntting. Bafore <"hiaf Justice Jonee. The Furmtrt L?an f Trutt Co. *. Mintum.?Thta came was summed up to-day, and given to tho jury. Scaled verdict this morning. Circuit Court. Before Judge Edmonds. r?. f*naUlyi?<- and atkeri?The case on tho port of the plaintiffs was closed yosterdoy afternoon. Tha defence waa then opened by defendant'* ceunael; ho stated that ho would prove that tha purchase of tho oata was made from Wbooton in good faith; that Vanalstvno had sont his clerk to collect tho money, and that he had loat it, or the greater port of it, which completely put it out of his.Vsnolstnye's power to pay Wheaton at the time. Qd.That Wheaton agreed to take.and did take the note* of Vanalatyno fc Co. tor tbe price of tho oata, wkich waa a new contract and purged the A rat transaction of all fraud, if ever there waa any in it; and, moreover, tho la*t contract waa (till in existence, as tho notea wore nover given up. Upon thi* ground tho connael contended that tho present action could not be maintained ; that plaintiffs, before they biought their suit, should bavo tendered the note*, and thereby rescinded tbe contract, and concluded by movinr for a nonsuit The nonsuit waa denied on the ground *tl at the plaintiff* might at any time make tender of the notea and resciad tha con! tract. Verdict thia morning. Court Calsndai ?This Day. Ciaeui- CocaT?Noa. 19, 110, 61, 64, 84, 7?, 388, i74, 128, Ml. Svvtatoa Cocar-Nos 18. 80, 44, 88. 81, 348,94,3a, . -18, 17, C7, J?, #3 to 100, 10, 96, 38, Kl, 8, 13, 14, 31, 'X, 46, ! 84. military Affairs. [From the Now Orleans Picaynne, D*0. 8 ] i ne nuo|> in war Bt. -nary ? arrived ai nuaactia on Saturday, the *th loat , ill aeven day* from Tampieo? Our corraapandnnt writ** tie thai the only new a the bring* i* that about 1A00 men, of ft?u. Pattaraon'a comnnan.i, occupied Tampieo, and that thera waa no approhanaion of an attanapt to rctaka it Tlffkny, Young and Ktlla raqueat ua to any, : that owiag to l' a waato'apce toaci-omm >d?te tha immenae | erowd that atteaded ihair aala yeeurday tbcywill commence twAvvhkMn the Second Floor whtrt thi-re u ample | rt on to acc otnm-'date th* ladtee and all who mar wiah to ba rranant. nd that they will rrnaore No. Ml to 919. t? tha ear?nd rt >or, alter the goede cow ai ranged thara ara eold. aad, farther, that at the r qiiatt of many dealara aad athera their terme tor th' remainder of the lot, will be eatiafaetary aotaa at fonr moatha, fur all orer tia?. a ara eorry to ba informed that tha aala. althnagh eo nnmeroaely ateaded, waa anything bat aatiafartery: their fraen goodi hariag braagbt lea? tban half tha coat 01 imporKtien Portable Sharing Caaaa, mannfartarad l?jr tha anbaenbera, are becoming da ly mora ingeaerel a?e with the trarellnig ??mmn ity, entir-ly aedi t t?>a ??mneraomraodold taahi n<d ; th# artielea 10 them retaiai^g t eir mil ty longer th n in any e?ea c-?atra?tad. by 6e nj o Arranged at to admitef uoiailMaLfiff.p?SV?7v? rallinc. For aala at Q. mUNDLR'H > , I 177 Broadway, oppoeita Howard a Hotel. I Rhcnatallim, ??nlnn and MlfTneeg of tha Jointa, RtroMa, U"- ?R'nc'a I Comp'and Rvrap/'f Ily'i'i"1'* " <" > Bertapa.JU i aad Yallow D?', - J "w ' ' from tha imraat artielee. a<>d ia tfcon.me' . .1 .? ii a teat and only . llra CBra f?r Bhenmitiein r um I. <0 -fija eipenrnenta, aitar tha diract enperrieion nl lha m at rtniuent of tha faculty, it baa raeaired their nnaojmoaa reremmenda1 tir a, aad many hara proaouueed it the hat poaaihte combination of re mediae f-f the abore uaaed diaeaaea Prejmred and i for aala by CHAlLf.S H. KING, < heaaiat. ?e . I Maad HI Broadway 1 Mr. J ate ?. Fine Cutlery?The aubeerlbrra' tHortntnt H celabratrd f r balng t' e moil vac *4 rxtcixive m f-e city. It inlmcx alt ihe dilare-l ?lyle? of Cog|m?. Pmi f'eut, Whtrueliffa, Norf Ik Sp >rtiur. Pencil and Office Kuivet, of Jotepli ttoaera It 8.vi?,1Wo?teuhi>lin,s, ke. nua Cicture Mail r'llaa, Boot Hoi?k?, fci?x>n, hr O. 8AUND.-KS h HON, ' Few doora abora Coottlaudt-ftRavlgaUon or tb? Ohio iUr?r. Placet. T\m' Stair *f Ki'tir. f'ittsburg ....Dec 11 13 ft fall meLouisville. Da?, tl 1 i>i 'i ruing. Sec t .... 38 ft. riling. rinciwmtl Deo 7 13 ft., risinj. UUNKY MAUKKT. Tuf ailoy, Dec. IS?6 P. It. The *tock market continues very much depressed ?ml prlca* steadily settling down. Hol ler* of fancies, are ansiout to get rid of their supplies kciore the lit of January, aa the Independent Treasury bill goea into operation on that day, and a vary tight money market ii anticipated. At the second board prices were not ao firm as in the morning, and the market clesed heavy. The receipts of the Heading Railroad Company for the month of November, in each oi the past three years have pcea as annexed:? faiuoiLrMii *>? I'.iMDi^o HAILEOID. _ i??4. I?4J. 1?46. Tratel ?7,S2? Jl $3,270 43 $11. MS 36 > freight on good*... . i,s? 44 J,<61 11 10 ,16* 3 4 ~ Jreubton cell 43,9i? 14 111,62! 13 1G0,#*7 61 Mis a Kereipt ? 10 6i #5 Trans. U. S. Mail 733>33 7?3 23 70 S3 \ _ , , $63,137 23 125,31G 53 112.4*1 27 H, a Teas of coal trans. .44,513 14..0 sa.7? 16.20 112,104 i The receipts for November, this year, fall behind those ( for the previous months, and tho increaso compared with I November. 1845. is not such a lnrra nor cent, aa lias bee realized heretofore. The agg legate receipt* of this company this year, will not vary mnch from two and a halt million* of dollars, but until tha annual roport is received it will be impossible to tall what chance there is for a dividend on this year's business. It is hardly probable that a dividend will be deolared this year, as there is a large floating debt to pay off, and a large amount of bonds soon coming due, to provide for. The annual report is vary anxiously looked for, as it will give the steckholdera some idea of the asneunt of business neccstary to earn a dividend. The weekly statement* of the Canal and Banking Company of New Orleans, exhibit a uniform movement in the aggregate, and great strength in the principal department* Canal asd Barkiko Comfant, New Oilcans. Cash Liabilities. Oct <1. Oct 19. Nov 39 Circulation $662,4 5 712.195 771,44) Individual depositors 954.402 1,11#.* 6 1.SS5 202 W, 8el<Ua?Treasarer U 8.. 7J5 Ml 373.'?3 2!5,I5* Dae distant banks for col'na.. 50.981 71.307 111 S3) "S*?* Total t* 449 ItS 2,<74,431 2,472,3ji Caih Jiisrtt. Ppe'ie .$1,410,128 1,260,905 1,190,802 Pfper payable within ihiny dars 1,152.733 1,194,915 1.225.01* For'igj md domestic bills t oftxcliaaf 320,799 857,927 5!?,S68 Notes ?n.l bills pavahle in ' overM days, stock, (c... 406 927 400,077 387 921 J Total $3,295,217 3,113,145 3,320,102 Since the 19th of October the circulation ha* incroased( and the ameunt of specie on hand ha* decreased. Foreign exchange ha* not been in very active demand for thi* packet, and quotations for stalling bill* have ; fallen off. We now.quote prime bill* on London, at a 8 per cent, premium. On Pari*, 6f.42Ji a 6f 41,V?. Amster i dam, 38X a 89 Hamburg, 33 a 86%. Bremen, 77& a 78. We annex eur usual table of quotation* for thu princi. pal State and other stock* used for investment t? Paicxs or Stocks in the New Yoax Mabxet. Htdetm- 1849. 1849 . 1848 < Rate. able. Oct. 14. JVov. 89. Dtc. 15 United StMea # 1968 104 a ? 107 a? l'0fc.tl?l 6 1856 ?a ? ? a ? 99X* ? 5 1953 ? aN M ifX ' alt Now York, 7 1949-49 101 alOIX 103 alM 190 alii " * 1959-54-99 ? a - 103 alOS W< al9l " C 1961-92-OT 10* al99X 1*6 al(#X 192 al9 " 5X 1960-91-65 ? a ? 100 altl 98 a 99 " 5 184&-7-9-9 ? a? 97 a 9? I?7 5 ISM?1?3 93 a? 97 a 91 97 a Wft " 5 1856-8 ?a? 97a? ? a? ' 5 1859-60-1 ? a ? 9?Wi ?X ? a 99 \ " 4X *84?-5? - a ? 84Ha ?7 91 a 94 j Ohio, 6 195# ? a? ? a 91H ? a* 185 *-69 93*a 94 93 a MM *3X? 91 5 1850-56 ? ? 83 * 8t MaK " 7 1858 18JX?103 99Xal90 190 a ? Kentucky, 6 1M alOl 99Xa 99X 99Xal99 " 5 ? 79 a 99 90 a ? 77 a *0 1 Ilinoin, 6 1879 33 a 34 38X* ? 32*a UK Indiana, i 85 year* ?1X? 32*38 a ?X 8?S Arkanias, 6 ? ? a? 39 a 33 31 a II Alabama, ?a? ? a? ? a ? " 5 ? ? a ? ?3Ha W i< lii rennaylrania.5 ?7 a ?7X ? a MX -X* 69 Tenneaaee, 6 ?? ? a ? 98 atOO 99 alM N.York City ,7 1157 ? a ? 199 al09X 199 a!98 " 7 1858 ? a? 19lXal*< >91 al93 " 5 1850 94 a ? 93 a 94 99 a 91 " 5 1858-70 94 a 95 93 a 91 99 a 9IX 0k Com'e N. Y full 99 a 94 92 a 98X " I cnp 94 a 95 93 a 94 94 a 9> , N. Y. Life Id* .V Trnat Co. 199 a ? 1?8 alia 119 a ? Karmera !.< > ? Si Tru?t Co. KS? 85 82 a ? tt% Ohio Lifa 1 <?. fcTrnat Co. 94a? 99a? J* aBiuik of t'. S. in Peunarl'a. 3*a 4 SXi 3% 3>4* 3X Bmioc He i'roviiieace Rail'd 198 al?9 ? *I98X l#8 alli9 "7j N .'eiaey R. R. Ic Traaa. Co 192 a? 191 a ? 162 alft3 ,41 Mohawk fc Hud'a KailrcuJ. 51 a 61X il*<a 52 58 a MX < Cuca Ik Hehaueetadr Rail'd 113 a? 113 allSX 03 all4 I 8/raeaae lc Utiaa Railroad. 109 a 100 110^ <111 111 alC I Auburn k Syraeaae Railr'u, 190 a ? 101 ul03 191 altt I Aauani Ik Rncheater R. R., 98 nlOt It* a? N*1 hIOmX I Reading Railroad, 64Xa ? 63Xa 63 62\a ? I Delaware tc Hadaon Canal, 145 ?15< ? a ? 199 a ? | nixwmg iwuiilMI UUHUI, '? a < 19 If ? fJTS? "m Headiuc Railroad Mtg i)da., 73 a- 7J\, ? 73* 71?,. 73Ji ,<H There ha* bee* very little doing in any of the abort I ecnritie* within the paat fortnight, end it will be per- I ceived that there fca* been no very anatorial alteration in I price*. The uncertainty that hangi over every meve- I ment of Congreaa, keepa the public raiiid very mueb I uraettled, and ca pi talis ta harlly know what u?e to make ia of their money. The new United dtatea 6'a are aelling I below par, which look* very ominous for the liiccee* ef I sew loan of nineteen millions cf dollar*. The ad a* in- iH iatration muit have a vast deal of faith in the credit of ifl the government, to suppoae for a mement, that a large |M loan can be made at par, after the Independent Treaanry I pet goe* into full operation. The government will fiud, jjfl when it ia too late to apply a remedy, that financial mee- 'I (urea admirably calculated for period* of peso*, are not ao favorable in their operation in time of war. Every' UH thing ahould be dona in the power ef the government to relievo the money market from every eaibarraeament, and to make money aa cheap aa poaaible, for the purpeie of negotiating any loan which may b? required, eaaily, and upon favorable terma. The natare of the iodependent troaaury act ia to in creaaa the valae of money,by reducing the vohune of the currency, and at a proper period the adaption of each an MP aat would bo attended with the moat gratifying raaaltai f bat at the preeent moment we are angagefi in a war w it 1 an enemy whicn may prolong hoatilitie* beyond the anti. 1^^ cipation* of thoae n oat intimately ac^naintod with the ||b| movement, and it ia highly neceaaary that we ahould be pro pored for any financial contingency which any ariae. MH Wo ahould, therefore, remove or peetpene any raatiic. EH tion contemplated upon the currency of the country, and prepare the money market for demanda likely to ha made F9 ; upon it for funda to proaccute the war with vigor. From the myatarioua alluaiena of the Freoident and OWiVWI/ VI Ul? A 7, IV IUG UUHIUU |WUUJ VI 1 the goven.ment generally, and the Independent Tret- IjH sary Act ill particular, it it almoat, we might say qaite HH impossible, to tell what their real opinions are ia raletion to the ipecie provision* of that act. From the na- I^H tare and character of their remark!, we should jadge that they were not perfectly setisfled in regard to the UH feasibility of enfotcing those provisioas of the act, and HH wish to wait for the purpose of aeeiag bow they will operate, without cctemitticg themselves either ft>r or ||H against It looks as theagh they had their misgivings as |^H to its working ia time of war ss wall as they aatiaipatod 'a time ol peace, a ad as theagh they looked more to coosisteacy than to the a eptlaa of those measures the exigencies of the conatry required. Bach appears to ua the complexion of the message, sad of the Troasnryro- I port upon ihi* inbject, and it ii our lmpreaaion thai f*?/ government will find that it ia in the hande of the fhilietinea, and maat tnaka conceeeiena to eatiafy them, before thay will looeon tha atringi of thair money bags. Tha {S eapitaliita have tha govern rornt in thair powar, and tkoy will uae that powar to the utmoat. Tha government wanti money, and tho Secretary of the Treasury muet coma into Wail atraot for a loan, cot ona or a faw mil. liona.bnt for nineteen and perhape twenty-three millione, and before he gate it, the apecie clauae of tho I ode pertdent Treoanry act will have to bo poatpenod during -the continuance of the war at leaat. Tho Secretory of tho twoeury, the administration, and the party ia Congraaa mnat bend to clrcnmstancea. 3 We wore among tho leading advocate* lor the moat JllH roatilctivo Independent Treasury Act that could bo >11 formed, and we have not changed onr principles opon that joint an iota, bat that important thing, fooaibility, step* in, remove* every fotnier prnlc liction, end compela n j to give tip oar predion* position in rofrard to thia moaiui e If politician! would study tha meaning of that word, "feasibility " mora, wo ahould not hare anch H^Vl atrong party linoa, but wo should hare more wiao loI gialation. 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