Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 30, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 30, 1847 Page 2
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' 9 * y.ii . ijiih i ,. JL_ llMIlll 1 L Jg NEW YORK HERALD. .New Yurk, Halurday, JuiiMry 30,1847. The Weekly Herald. Our next editien of tlie Weekly Herald will be ready at eight o'clock this morning. The content ! of it will be unusually interesting and diversified. It will contain Mr. Bennett's letters from Europe?a description ol the giand musical fete given by ! Guizot in honor of the Bev of Tunis?an extensive compilation of foreign news, received by the steamship Hibernia?the latest intelligence irom the Army and Navy?graphic and telegraphic reports of the proceedings of Congress and our State Legislature?Washington correspondence?and a general summary of financial, miscellaneous, political, and commercial matter, inolud ing foreign and domestic markets. The engraving will be one of the best we ever published. It will be a view in the town of Camargo, and of the encampment of the 7th Regiment U. S. Infantry in the Plata. Price 8'* cents per single copy, in wrappers, or fd per annum The llci-uld for Luropca Tire Herald for Kurope, fur thn steamship Hibernia, will be ready at two o'cloekthis afternoon. Another edition will be issued to-morrow morning at 11 o'clock. The mail will close at 1 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. The Herald for Kurope, will, as heretofore, contain a complete history of the United fltates, since the last publication, to tl>e above hour?including the lates1 intelligence from the army and navy?reports of the proceedings in Congress ?State legislative intelligence ?Washington correspondence, as well t? a variety Of articles on political, financial, commercial and miscella neous subjects. It will be illustrated with a sketch of CgDjargo, Mexico, with the Seventh Regiment U. S. Infantry, encamped in the Vlaza. Single copies 0'4 cents each. Annual subscription $3. Commercial Treaties?Til* Extension of .iTiuci lean Commerce. We are four ful that the attention of the government and of Congress is so much absorbed in Mexican matters, that everything connected with our foreign commerce wi'l bo neglected, and that we shall lose sight of the movements making by other governments to extend their trade to the remotest corners of the earth, and the formation of such treaties with nations which have not heretofore been included in the list of commercial countries, calculated to place us in an unfavorable pos.tion. The government of France has lately been making efforts to open a commercial intercourse with the island of Japan, and Great Britain intends not to lose the chance of extending the "area of commerce." A French fleet, under the command of Admiral Cecille, arrived at Japan some time since, but the reception it met with was not of a very flattering character. The U. S. ship Columbus, under the command of Commodore Riddle, lately visited Japan, and the Commodore was politely requested to depart as soon as possible?, and not come there again. We should judge by these demonstrations to the vessels of this government and France, that the Emperor of Japan was not very favorably disposed to an extension of the commerce of these governments with his dominions. It appears .by an article recently published in the Pari$ Prcsse, that the King ot Netherlands addressed to the Emperor of Japan a friendly letter,' for the purpose of bringing about, if possible, the abolition, in that distant kingdom, of the exclusive system practised for the last three centuries, with respect to foreigners. Two years passed without any reply bei -g given. At length, however, the Emperor of Japan sent to the King of Netherlands a reply, of which the following is the substance :? "I hare watched with attention the events which have brought about a fundamental changa in the policy of the Chinese empire, and these very events, upon which you baae the advice which you give to me.aro for ma tba moat evident proof, that a kingdom can never enjov a durable peace without the rigorous exclusion of all foreignerx. If China had never peimitted the English to establish themselves on a large acale at Canton and to take root there, either the quarrels which caused the war would not have taken place, or the English would have found themselves so weak, that they would have at once sunk in the conflict. Hut from the moment when China allowod herself to be touched on one point, she rendered herself vulnerable on others. This was the reasoning of my great ancestor, when he granted you the faculty of trading with Japan, and, but for the proofs of friendship which you had frequently given to our country, it is certain that you would have boen excluded, at all the nations of thn went have been Now that you are in possession of this privilege, I am willing that you should continue to enjoy it; hut I will take care not to extend it to any other nation, for it is easier to maintain a dyke in good preservation, than to prevent tho enlargement of the breaches which are permitted in it. 1 have given orders to my officers in comequence, and the future will prove to you that our policy is wiser than that of the Chinese erapiro." This is about tho richest thing of the kind we have seen for a long time, but it is our impression that some way will be discovered to remove this restriction before many years elapse. It is very important that the government of the United States should make a decided movement in this matter. YUe are extendi no nil r nnssewslnns so rapidly on the shores of the Pacific, that the trade of the islands of that ocean will be very valuable to us. The harbors of San Francisco and Monterey, will, in time, become the depots of this trade. It should not be our policy to wait the movements of other nations in forming commercial treaties with those islands we are not at present in intercourse witn, but should take the lead, and let others follow in our track. We trust the government will appoint proper agents to make such treaties, and open those channels for our commerce, which have heretofore been closed. The Report of Sri.kct Committee on the Literature Fund.?A committee of the Board of Education was some time since appointed under the following resolution:? Resolved, That a committee of three he appointed to inquire into the application of that part of the Literature Fund which is apportioned to the Regents of the University to the city an 1 county of New Vork. That the said committee he instructed to inquire into the expediency of applying to the Legislaturn for inch an alteration of the law as will permit the moneys lelerred to, to he applied to the support of a High School or College for the benefit of pupils who have been educated in the public schools of the city and county. The committee report that they have given full consideration to the subject submitted to them. The schools which participate in the moneys referred to, arc:?The Grammar School of Columbia College, which received, at the last report, the sum oftfl,H2 SI; Grammar School of the University ol the city of New York, which received ifjM 71. New lorn institution for the dear and dumb, which received $1,212 24 Kutgei's Female Institute, which received $1,534 14; making in all $4,645 94. In the estimation of" the committee these schools ought not to receive the money of the fund,which was established, in order to rentier it possible foi all to have the advantages of an academical edu cation. As to the institutions referred to, they are part of them, deriving considerable profits froir their operations, and their stockholders are re ceiving large dividends on their investments ir these schools. For instance, it appears in th< case of the Columbia College grammar school, " that on a capital of $l:t 700 a profit of Ins accrued, being a gam of over 24 per cent pei annum." The li.ntger's Female Institute is also shown to bo making money. Them institutions surely, think the committee, ought not to receive the bcriefi' of the public fund. The Committee feel compelled to oppose thi payment of the moneys of this fund to the Den and Dumb Institution, although they are con vinced o 1 the great blessing which that institutiot is to the class which it proposes to benefit. Th Committee do not believe the Institution ca suffer, even if this money is withhold from thei use. The Committee recommend the cstabhsbmer of a high-school, such as is referred to in th resolution. l'-l - ? 1 fitter from Mr. Dennett. Paris, Dec. 27,1346 One ol i tie most pleasant private parties that we have seen, was given by the Marquise de Lavalette,whose house and apartments in the l'lace St. George's, form as beautiful a bijou as can be looked upon. We met with the Marquise at M. n. ' rA. _ I _ ? _ 1 1 o.vinna tVlA vjruizoi *jtie9 wiiero sne ranneu m uuc ???""i *?w best dressed and diitmgue in that assembly. We have attended a number of other toirfet and gay places, but society, I believe, don't begin in theirsplendor.tillafterthenewyear. Thetheatres, operas, and bat mavjutt are all under way, and the crowds which frequent these places in Paris, are perfectly incredible. '1 his vast metropolis is i in fact the centre of European gayety and cirilization. From every part ol the continent, people come here to spend the winter, acquire knowledge, replenish their wardrobes, polish their manners, and add to their stock of information, j i The number of gratuitous lectures given by men of the first eminence at the different public institutions, is almost incredible to any one from a foreign land, where nothing comes of nothing. Next week the presentations will be made to the king?the grand balls will commence?and soon thereafter the Chambers open. Tho deepest interest is attached to the discussions of the F'rench Chambers, as well as the English parliament? perhaps deeper than has taken place for many years. The rupture in tho friendship between the two governments may lead to strange results. At all events, the United States will be allowed to prosecute her operations against Mexico without any such interference as was displayed in Texas annexation. The governmenta of Europe have j enough to do at home. The Navy.?By private advices from Washington, we learn that Commodore P. F. Voorhees, 1 who, our readers will recollect, was suspended a few years since, bus been restored to command The circumstances that led to his suspension are these. Captain Voorhees was sent to Buenos Ayres for tho purpose of protecting American interests. While there, an American merchantman was fired into by a Buenos Ayrean vessel of war, arid her crew wpre about to be imprisoned, as was represented to him by her commander, who applied to him for aid and assistance in the emergency. Captain Voorhees, of course, promptly answered the call, and proceeded to demand redress. He called on the Buenos Ayrean officer, by whoso direction the American brig was fired into, and requested him to desist from the course he was pursuing, but he refused; and Captain Voorhees considered him- 1 self justified in obtaining redress, which he did, by capturing the whole of the Buenos Ayrean 1 squadron. For this act, a? we understand it, Captain Voorhees was susps tded; but in justice to that gallant officer we must state that many differed very much 011 the propriety of tho sentence. His conduct on the occasion was warmly approved of, wc are told, by all the French and English officers on that station. We are rejoiced to find that Captain Voorhees is restored to his command, for there is not a more gallant spirit in the navy. ? (Irurrir Tivi ni'< I cttcti ?Alhnnu Artrus of yesterday, received by Livingston &: Well's famous express line, contains the following curious letter from Washington, dated the 2tith inst: * * * * Its publication has injured the author of the letter, if it haB had a tendency to produce any marked result in the feelings of the people, by its expo is of the opinions of the Commanding General as to future movements, and the best means of prosecuting the campaign. Cf this the friend who received the letter from General Taylor, is well aware, and lie hesitates not to 8a y that its publication was a great breach of confidence on ^tho part of him who caused it to be put in print > There was no authority given by him for the publication of the letter. It was handed to this editor or writer in confidence to read, lor the inlormiition which it contained,with the injunction that publicity was not to he given to the contents of the letter. It was n private letter to an intimate and experienced military friend, and only one, among others ol like nature, not rrHecting on the administration, hut simply giving a desultory narrutive of the writer's operations from time to time, lor the edification of his friend. Tho astonishment of this friend may be imagined, on the next morning after the letter passed out of liis hands to see it in print, almost verhatim. He repaired immediately to the seat of government, obtained an audience with the President and Secretary of War together, and eiplained the circumstances to their satisfaction. Thk Launch of thk Washington.?This steamer, according to previous notice, will be launched this morning, at nine o'clock, from the foot of Seventh street. The launch will certainly take place irrespective of weather. From Honduras ?By the brig Matilda, Captain Jenkins, arrived last night Irom Belize, we havo flies of the Honduras Gazette up to the 2d instant. They contain nothing of interest. AlnalcatItalian Ofkra.?We now learn that " Lucia di Lammermoor" is to have ona moie repetition, and then is positively to be withdrawn, to Rive place to tne opera 01 : " Nina, pazza per Amore," in which Pico will hare a fiae opportunity of adding to her already enviable professional reputation. The management, in withdrawing the opora of "Lucia" have not done so because it has ceased in attraction, for, on the contrary, there has been a crowd almost uncomfortable, on every night of its perlorinaure, but solely with the view or producing a variety of the best compositions of the best masters, previous to the close of the season Signerina Burili will have, in the meantime, full chance to recruit her health, which has been hardly equal to her exertions lately.? Benedetti and Ueneventano need no delay?they stem to grow in strength and favor with every successive lip Iterance. The latter especially suits his immense voice to the compass of Pnlmo's building, and is harmonious ir I its strength. Ma. Zavi ok Ff.riianti.?This gentleman, whose fami as a guitarist is well known to our music loving public has returned from the South, and is now in this city. H< was induced to give n concert in Richmond, Va., the ac count of which we extract lrom the Tint* 4- Comyiltt of that city. We hopo he will give our citizens a chanct of hearing him beforo he goes to Europe :? " Owing to the inclemency of the weather on Fridoj night, the audience was not so numerous as it wouli have otherwise been; but we bnve seldom seen a mori delighted one Mr de Kerranti's first solo was unani mously ami deservedly encored, upon which lie plsyei an air with vnria'ions equally beautiful His second nieci opened with an introduction in tho minor, in which hi tieatad tho national air in n manner both novel anil ma* terly. After several brilliant variations he introduce! "Lucy Long," one of the most pleasing of tbo negr melodies, and finally, alter a perfect torrent of chordi ; tho "mar .Spangled Banner," with new harmonies am effects, crowned the whole. There was in this coraposi tion much to delight tho cultivated musician as woll a the public, fully showing thut Mr. Kerranti is not morel' h moclmuicai poriormer, uui u compuifr 01 no oruiuur meritH. The gem of the evening, however, wan his piec entitled the "Welpurgis Night." Wo aro somewhat hc quaintcd with the mighty poem liom which he drew hi inspiration ? we may sav somewhat, for we never me with a Uerman even, who was able to explain all th mysticisms therein?we lied pondered over the design of tho immortal Ketzsch, and were curious to see how musician, particularly an Italian musician, would handl the subject Most satisfied were we with tho result; foi it plainly established a favorite theory ofour's, that poe try, painting and music, die little different; that the 1 may in fact he said to he the same stream of thoughi (lowing through different ebannels; what Ooetha dret with words, Hetzech painted in colors, and now for th first time wo hear it pourtrayed by Kerrnnti in sound fh? listener on Friday evening, with tho sturdiest poi sihlo effort of imagination, could have heard the quait ' . chorus of (joethe's witches, first at a distance approach i; ing by little and little, until it gradually merged into i | "wild and whirling" waltz, in the midst of which,whothc from the association of ideas, we krow not, the fei touching and plaintive notes representing the stlpplici ting voice of Margaret, Ionian effect upon us, that w , never before experienced There was the lnvely fori of Margaret, that beautiful creation of Uoethe, visibl brought heforo us by the fanciful imaginings of ftetzch magic pencil, when K.inst, in tho midst ol the contuse crowd of hall hum.in half demon forms, thus addreses his betrayer:? I " Methought I beard?Mephisto, did'st thou hear' Again, again!? aud vot it could not he? The silver voice of my own Maigaret!" Onco more came the waltz, and at the moment when " Tho mirth and lun grew fast and furious," f j midni?ht rounded. A few very wild chord! conclude I the scene; end the mind, ns ?'?? no deubt the intention i | the composer, seemed to feel that something had bee 1 i diHwn irom it* contemplation too soon. W (. I hope our reader* will pardon, what to some wi perhaps appear a tigmetolo; but wo can asMire them thi 1 lightly to enjoy the poutry of sounds, we must allow Ui ir imngiiiatioii the latnn scope a* in th# poetry of colon ( the poetry of worda. . Nnw V'oa* Orsa* Heri??We understand that th I theatre, corner ol Charlton and Varick streets, wi e open early in February, under the superintendence ( gentlemen well known for their tact and talent in tin atrical putaults. i vra* Lati from South America.?By the i | arrival of the splendid, fast sailing, clipper Courier, Capt. Wolfe, wo have nearly a month's later dates from Kio Janeiro. We have files of II Mtr1 cantil and the Jumul do Commtrcio to December 20th. The Courier reported her own arrival out. The transport ships Loochoo, Susan Drew, and Thomas H. Perkins,with the California regiment, sailed from Kio on the 29th November, all in good health and spirits. It was stated that there were a lew deserters at that place, locking for employ- j ment. Nothing had transpired further of the difficulty between our Minister, Mr. Wise, and the Brazil- I ian Government. Not a word is mentioned about ; it in any of the papers we have received. The seaman who was imprisoned, had been set at j liberty. The news of the taking of Monterey was report- i ed at length, and full justice done to the courage of our troops. On the 3d ult, was the anniversary of the birth day of the Emperor, and celebrated with great ! pomp. Salutes were fired by all the men-of-war in the harbor. Baron D'Arcet, a French chemist of distinc tion, and who had received many honors from the government, had been killed by an explosion of gas. On the same day Cornet Joao de Souzn, 1 an oflicefin the Brazilian army, suffered the penalty of death, for some offence not mentioned. The U. S. brig Bainbridge, Commodore Pennington, arrived on the 12th ult. from Montevideo, beating the British packet Griffin, which sailed on the same day. U. S. frigate Columbia, Com. I modore Rouss an, sailed for Montevideo on the j 3d ult. The British war steamer Salamand-tr, Captain | Hammond, arrived on the 8th December from j Valparaiso, after a passage ol ill) days. The Crescent, Curacoa, and Express, English men of war, were also at Rio. The English steamer New Grenada, arrived from Liverpool on the 12ih December. From Montivideo news had been received to the 1st ult. General Rivera was at Vivoras on the 26th November, and having collected his forces, aires a qaam tr\ onrnmonoa nnAvatinnfl Thft fnrf.P* 1 under his command amounted to about 4000 men, j of which 2750 were ciavalry, and the remainder [ infantry ; he had also seven pieces of artillery, i A letter to Rio says:?"We have nothing to fear j from UrquizaatCorrientes. Rivera will soon open j the campaign,and probably with brilliant results." j Gen- Oribe had taken no steps for m* paign ; the General Assembly of Cerito had declared that the extraordinaiy powers given him by the acts of last year, should be cancelled. l From Buenos Ayres there is not an item of news, | In Entre Rios there reigned the most perfect tranquility, and commerce was brisk. The English admiral, laglefield, sailed from Montevideo for the Cape of Good Hope, on the ; 11th, on board the frigate Vernon, accompanied by the brig-of-war Acorn. These vessels were part of the English squadron in the Rio de Prata. Accounts had been received from Para to the 11th; Maranham the 14th ; Ceara 21st, and l'ernambuco the 30th Novembor ; from Bahia, to the 5th December. Everything was quiet in all the provinces, with the exception of Ceara, where several murders and robberies had lately been committed. A Portuguese britr, the " Ventura Feliz," arriving at Pernambuoo, had not been ' permitted to land a boat; she was suspected of ; being a slaver or pirate, and was narrowly watched by the brig-of-war Calliope, which finally pur: sued her to sea. Late advices from the Canaries, give accounts of great ravages by the yellow fever in those islands. Packet Ship Garjiick.?We are pleased to state that this ship was got off Squan beach yesterday morning, as good as ever, and brought to ! the city, by two steamers. The injury she sustained while ashore, is nothing like as great as at first supposed, which, in all probability, does not extend farther than scraping off some of the copper. The leak is but trilling, in fact, hardly perceptible. Sho will discharge at the wharf, preparatory to going en dock to receive a new suit of copper, and will be ready to sail, on the 26th of February, her regular day Theatricals. Park Theatre.?The comedy of " King O'Neil or the Irish Brigade" will be produced at this theatre, this evening, with a very powerful cast Mr. Collios will appear as Captain O'Neil, and with his high and acknowledged talents; his well known ability in this oomic part, in which he will introduce the populsr song of "The Boys of the Irish Brigade," the piece will doubtless be received with applause. "Wife Hunter's," a new comedy, expressly written for Mr. Collins, and "How to Pay the Rent," will else be produced, forming an attractive bill, which cannot fail to secure a bumper house at this highly fashionable theatre. Mr. Collins, since his appearance at the Park, has won golden opinions ; and ho has drawn, nightly, full and crowded houses. Those who wish to enjoy a real evening's amusement, should go to witness the performance this evening. "King O'Neil" will be represented by a powerful and talented cast. Bowery Theatre.?" Satan, or the Devil in Paris," , was again produced at this theatre, last e vaning, and Miss Mary Tayler, as " The ??? performed with extreme ability. She was freguently applauded as she proceeded, and looked admirable in ber disguise as the French oillcer, introduced in the piece, p Mr. Clarke, 1 as Count Henry Beausoleil; Chspman, as'Count Vanilla. and Hadaway, as Crequet, valet to Beausoleil, 1 , were excellent. Miss Julia brake's Madeline, Mrs 1 Sergeant's Mam'sella Nantelie, and Mrs. Booth's ; Madame Serieourt, were also well performed. , Tho piece abounds in incident, which was kept up throughout, and we are gratified to perceivo that it will i be repeated this evening. "A Glorious Majoilty " was S next produced, in which Mr. Hunt's Frederick was aduiirahly peiformed lie was encored in the popular hallail " The Daik Kved One." Miss Mary Taylor's Maria r u'hu also ve r v well sustained. To-night will bo repeated 3 " W'iUhi, or the Devil in Paris," "A Glorious Majority," and the "Yew Tree Kuioi." r Thn Odeon is the name of a new theatre just com1 pleled in Broadway, Albany. It will open on Monday s next. j The Holiday atreot theatre, Baltimore, is closed, and ' Mr. Marshad, tho lessee, proceeds with the company to n Richmond, having leaned the theatre in that city for a ' short season. j The Seguin troupe and Fra?.er, give a concert ill ProviB dence, H. I. on Monday next. i. The audiences at the Tacon theatre, Havana, are prod hibited from calling out any actor, or actress, or for repetition of any piece, under penalty of 16 days In prison y Political Intel licence. / Nxw Jexskv.?T he Legislature of New Jersey yostore day re-elected Jacob W. Miller as senator in Cougicsi for six years from the 4th of March next. Tho vote wa> " as follows U P. Wall, democrat, 23 ; Miller, whig t 40. Stacy A Parson was ro-elocted State Treasurer for " one year. Jacob B Oaddes was re-elected keeper of the s Htatn Prison. The entire whig Board of Inspectors wai o atoosen. a r Legal DEctsioN m Umo.?The Supreme '* Court of duo have made the lollowint; uecisior y in a case of trust funds The care of s fund was plac.ee ' j in the hands of Are trustees in 1838, who determined to v ; allow it to accumulate until enough was obtained tc * build an edifice for a temale seminary. One ol their ' number was delegated by the res d ie to net si rolloctoi ' and treasurer. They took no bond from him, made nr 11 investments of the money, and, in rhort, took no cart i" about it. In 1840, it was discovered that ho was in de1 fault to the fund some ?8,.mm), and he soon after died, an< ir his estate was supposed to be insolvent. The questioi " now decided was, whether all the trustees were not lia >- bio to refund tho money as lost. It was decided tha 0 they were. n y IJ. S. Siipremk Court.?VVednesday, Jan. 27 ? 1847.?David S. Kaufman, Esq.. oflexas, wai ndmltted an attorney and counsellor of this court. No 44. J. 8. Mayberry vs. J. H. Thompson; in error to thr Circuit Court U S. lor Alabama. Mr. Chief Justice Ta ney delivered the opinion ef this court, dismissing the cause ler want ot jurisdiction. No. 37. New Jersey Steam Nsvigation Company, appts vs. Merchants' Banl of Boston. The argument of tins cause was contimrei by Mr Ames lor the appts Adjourned until to-morrow at 11 o'clock, A. M. id | of Tho (fuebec Qatettr of the 40th instant, says:?Thi e between 16 degree* holow zero and two or three de 11 ! (tree* above zero. The Know of the IHth matant anil tbi at drilt ban not improved onr road*. The Montreal mail*, le however, arrive between 9 and 10 o'clock. >r ! i Lake Chnmplain i* itill clear of ice, and from pra?en ia indication* it i* doub'fnl whether the lake will cloae be U tween Port Kent and Burlington the iireaent wintei >f The channel between Vnlceur liland anil the mainland ? a diatance of about l:i(> yard*, la open, and there ia ni ob*truction by ice at the dock* in tnat part of the lake. ?1?^WW??? I I II ? CltylntilH|*?i?. I Tm? WiitHtB -VV? bu l a wry itidrlaci cbang* of weather yesterday about 1J o'clock, when it began to I rain slightly About ona o'clock it began to anew lightly. We alao hud lomo aleet Hud frost, and in aome few minutes afterwarda we had anow, rnia, aleet. and froat, at the aame time, rendering the aiJewalka difficult to pass, in conaequence of tho l.rge abeeta of ice that formed therein?the aleet, anow, and rain, comiog down at the aame time. Towarda evening it began to rain j henvily, and the atreeta ware in many paita heavily | flooded, particularly in the vicinity of the wharvea.? | The rain waa warm, not unlike a heavy spring, and much of the accumulated filth that had been deposited in ' the atreeta and aidewalka for the lait few weeks, waa washed away. This has been the first good shower of rain we have had for aome time. N. B ? At two o'clock, tbia morning, it waa still rain- , iner. Arts and Sciences a mono the Ancient Euyttianx ?Mechanics' Hall, 47i Broadway, wai filled to overflowing on Thursday evening, by an audience called together to listen to a lecture by Mr George R Gliddon.on the arts, sciences, and mechanical powers of the Ancient Egyptians. The numerous pictorial illustrations which have adorned the walls of the hall on the occasions of Mr. O.'s previous lectures, were called into requisition by the lecturer It is indisputably proven by the relics of the ancient Egyptinus, tha' the arts and sciences had reached a high degree of ox^ellenco wheu the pyramids were built Mr. U. asset ts that everything goes to show that the ancient, like tire modern Egyptians, did not en trust black slaves with the performance of any mechanical labor. They were, aud are, employed only as household servants. They are not even employed in agricultural pursuits. The most ancient monuments prove that this psople were familiar with the art of Drick-making ; and the paintings upon the walls of the monuments and chambers, prove them to have been acquainted with rope making, leather dressing, systematic modes of slaughtering and dressing oxen, the manufacture of hoads, gold vases, ami shaving. They are seen engaged in ploughing, reap, ing. and so on through all the steps of agricultural labor down to the storing of the corn, putting up onions, treading grapes, Stc. 1-iom tha discoveries in hiproglyphh'ul literature, it is now p< oven that the Egyptians | -;ssed the art ol computing by numbers, divided into decimals, tens, hundreds, and so on, although tha credit of that system is given by tbo schools to tho Arabs. In the tomb of a nobleman,who during his life time was lend of gymnastic spirts, was found tho figures of wrcstleis in eighty-five different positions; in fact no attitude cuuld well be imagined appropriate to the wrestler which was not found here. A game similar to chess, or perhaps more similar to tho Turkish game of drafts, is found pictured on walls and papyrus; and harps of most beautiful construction and ornately finished have been token from the tombs. A picture is preserved, which shows an Egyptian "cow doctor" in t-e pursuit of his calling a number of bine are before him, and one of them protrudes her tongue from her (mouth; the tongue is painted green, indicating that the animul is sick, and the hieroglyphics over the picture says, " he gave them tamarask water." The Egypliuno aiinlio/l thnmaalvea to rnrvinir. tlmwinir naintinir. sculpture, and architecture. They were governed by rules in their drawing* and sculptures; they had a canon by which they were governed. The Egyptians excelled in coloring and grouping, a* ia proven by their works, still visible; but they were entirely ignorant of the rules of perspective?they knew nothing about foreshortening. In sculpturing they paid peculiar attention to the faclaliikeness. and neglected, in a great degree, all

other parts of the figure; and, in fact, it is supposed that the master took only the likeness ol the face; (he figure was then turned over to the student, or even more humble operatives, to complete. They never blended colors, but produced the desired effect by contrasts, and by this method gave an astonishing effect; one which would hardly be imagined by persons, who had not seen their works, or something similar. An instance of the kind of ettect thus produced is to be found in the colors of Turkish carpets so famous for their richness. That the Egyptian* wore great caricaturists is proven by the numerous scenes, of an exaggerated character, which are to be found among the relics. Such as an army of rats in chariots, drawn by dugs, going to attack a fortress defended by cats?a donkuy and a lion emulating each other in nlaying upon musical instruments?donkeys playing chess?hippopotamus in a tree, to which position a bird is climbing by aid of a ladder. They snow a keen sense of the ridiculous in ; many other ef their paintings; they were always fond of twistiDg the girdles of negroes so as to appear like tails. The doric column is found in great perfection in works ! which ante-date by 1000 years the Dorians. Mr. Oliddon | romatked that he had often been interrogated as to whe | ther the Jews were meutioned in any of the 1 hieroglyphics ; his answer was no, they did not tppcar there. He wished to be understood as not denying the fact that they were thore, but it was at tho time wbeu the invaders were in possession of the country during which period the arts were neglected, and no monuments were bu>lt. In painting human figures the Egyptians always represented their own people by rod and yellow, the men being painted in the former and the women in tho latter color. Their paints, which were of a superior kind, woro described by tbo lecturer. The cutting blades of the Egyptians, and all otbor hardened tools, were mude of copper; swords, axos, saws and chisels are still found; a sword was found still elastic, but most of tho implements found have lost their hardness liy age. The instance of the elastic copper sword, proves that the Egyptians possessed some mode of tempering that metal which has not been discovered in modern I times; we cannot make copper elastic They also proba 1 bly possessed the art of dissolving gold. One writer has gone so far as to propose and attempt to prove, that they anderstood the principal of the railroad; grooves were foand in the rocky floors of the quarries, hut these Mr. G, thinks were worn by the carts and sledges running in the soma track for a long time, end were not cat for the purpose of facilitating the removal of the rocks. The deric, the crane, the wedge aud the lever wore used by the workmen, who sepurated large bodies of granite by placing highly dried wooden wedges into holes made at short iutervals, and saturated the wedges until their ex. pension caused the rock to give way. It would appear indeed, that nearly all the principles understood by the mechanics of the present day, and used in tba matter o: gaining power at the expense of velocity, were under stood by the ancient Kgyptians. It is not positively us certained wbethorthey had the pulley or not. The lec turer showed how far advanced in science the Egyptiani must have beeu when the pyramids wore built, and how much the civilized world is indebted to them for some o; the useful arts, which have been accredited to other na tions. Mr. Giddon leaves the city at piesent, this being his concluding lecture. Law to equalize Taiatiow ? A committee of the Board of Assistant Aldermen have reported in favor o! presenting tethe Legislature, at its present session, drafts of laws to equalize taxation in our city, with msmorials requesting tue passage of the tamo The law naked foi pro; oaes to assess all property, whother real or personal The committee states that there ere more than two thou saml firms doing business in the city, with capital* ave raging $16,000 each, making an aggiegate ol $30,000,001' and over, who escape taxation by becoming non resi dents, t having a mero slurping home somowliere ou' ot the city, and thus keeping the city out of ab<>m $300 000, which they ought tn lie assessed for. The pro , posed acts are meant to ineet the casus of these gentle men. The committee state, that owing to this system ! the amount of assessed personal property has fallen of in ten years from $76,000,000 to $62,000 000, instead o gradually increasing, na it should have done. Kestital of thk Niw York Clothing Sociity.Don't forgot that this festival is to he held this evenin; at the Apollo Saloon, Broadway. The band of the Blim Institution, composed of blind performers, are to b< \ there, llev. Dr. Cox is to deliver an address, and Mis | Cynthia Bullock, the blind poetess, is to recite sonn i verses composed by herself for the occasion. And tlier ; are to bo nil soits of luury articles fot sale The profit are to be devoted to the reiici of the industrious and sicl poor. We have received the seventeenth annual repor of the Clothing Hociety, by which it appears that lb managers have received and distributed daring the pas year $662 39}?. Suspicion of Murdkb.?Yosterday the body of a old man,entirely divested of clothing, aud with histhroa cut from ear to ear, was picked up in Kipp's Bay, neu the foot of 31st street 1 he body was lound, tied up i i a coflee bug, by a couple of men, named McGuire an ' Wall, who were engaged in getting out atone tor tin I U.S. Dry Deck at Brooklyn. The t.oronsr was callei to view the body. The case is at lea t mysterious; i the body hail been intended for any of tiio medical co lego' it would hardly have been mutilated in the marine described, as that (so we are informed,) would render i of comparatively small value for scientific purposes. The probability seemed to bo that foul play had bee practised. i Death by Apoplkit ?The Coroner yesterday hel an inquest at No. HI Cross street, on the body ot a ma named Alexander Young, a native of Ireland, aged abot 40 years, who came to ins death suddenly on Thursda by a|io|)lexy. Deceased had been an intemperate ma I for suino time. Found Drowned.?An unknown man about 38 yeai of age was yesterday found drowned in the Kait river, I pier No. Id: ha was dressed in the garb of an Irish em . grant, aud is supposed to be one ot the passengers of tb Virginia, who tell from that vessel ubout three wee) since. The Coroner held an inquest on tha body. Ve | diet?found drowned. ' Navigation of tile Olilo Stiver. ' Placet. Time. State ?/ River. Louisville... Jan 18. . .7 feet A in. Wheeling Jan 19,,. 18 feat. Cincinnati Jan 'J4 . , , H feet. fittsburg .Jan J6 . . A feet | Kathhun'a Hotel?In our astvertlalng re ' Immis will be fonnd a notice to the travelling command > that this uew and elegant establishment is now in :he be I possible order for their accommodation. Its admirable loc tion (in Broadway near the head of Courtlaudt street at Maiden I ine) will serve to attract the attention of the ttironj , pnnrmK into the city from the no'lh, smith, east and west, i ' i hey arrive by the various lines of conveyance which land 1 that neighborhood , and the convenience, clean,ioess si tHSterul arraignment of the public and privsre rooms of th 1 fine tiotei, will secire their favorable regards. i Mr. Katiirun gives the whole of his time and labor to ti personal superintendence ot the Hou.e ; and his great eip . rience in the management, of Hotels (known for in any yea to thousands who liave ei joyed the beoclit of it iu the O F.agle Hotel in Buffalo) warrants the etpeetation of an rqn success here. He has recently secured the v duableaid , | Mr. Jamv.s Srn ioi. (I?l? second captain of Ihe steam I Atlantic, nd formerly steward of the Aetor Home,) wl ha* the entire charge of the diniug room and cuitine, ai ' whose lepntation as a caterer is kuowu to a hoa: ol f'iend l frem Portland to New Chlean* and from L ine igo to H ire nail, A nuinher of our readers now hoarding at Kathhnn i who have had a long nud varied experience ol hotel life, <1 clare tneir present accommodations to he th* very perfecti ; of good living. | Th* Cnae of Hire, hnrrliier, tntc Kin. Ilettv aide?The" Monday Dispatch," lor to-morrow, will conta I a lull account of this matter, giving the crleh atcd let' (never before pnblished in thi* countri) wrii en hv hrr I l ber husband at the time of her elopement with Dr. Lirdni which rettle* the whole niaf'er ol conspiracy The Dispsf '* will contain twenty-one celnirius oforiginal mailer B v warm i vnn n y itmt kiiitcnr fll i > ' Christie's (ji:v<tuic sud M'gMtit Cirl'ilM, hU csu<ed II Iinlrndaoiioii of niuneroun coatnerff it article! which urea Duly entirely worthless, but being mule without rrgtrd rcientific pnnc p'e?, mny be injurious in their npplict'm 1 Tim public nre therefore gusrdnl ngsinst nil these counti '* feit? Thenulv pluc? in New Vork to nbtniii thu genui srticlei, 11 at ID Brosdwsy, beiween John street null Mtld i Line. ? (C^N? druggist or drug store in New York, will erer I allowed to sell L)r. Christie's genuine galreaic articles. ? TfW"l 1" 1 111 1 TOTTBT MAHKBT. Friday, Jan. '4U?? P. U. The stack market, this morning, did not open to bright at anticipated, end quotations for several fancies fell oil' a fraction. There was, howsver, in others an improvement, but it was by no means general. Penn. 5's went UP ' ? per cent; Farmer's Loan, l)i ; Morris Canal, Si ; North American Tru?t, Si; Norwich and Worcester,; | Heading, 1^ ; Long Island, J? ; Illinois Hank fell otf l? per cent ; Canton, Si ; Harlem, Si ; Vicksburg and Hast Boston closed at yesterday's prices. At the second board the market looked batter. Ponn. o'l improved a per cent ; iiariem, i ; Long lsianu, s;* , Reeding, 1 ; Farmers' Loan, ?< ; Norwich end Worcester, 1. There hei not teen, es yet, much enquiry for sterling exchange. We quote bills on London et 1 0t> '? e 1 od,Si; Peris, 6 f 40 a 5 f 87>* ; AmsterJem, 39); e 3<>*? ; Hamburg, 85 a 95)* ; Bremen, 77* ?77*. The By recuse end L'tice Railroad Company have declared a semi-annual dividend of two dollars and fifty cents per share, payable to New York stockholders at the American Exchange Bank, on the lath oi February. Wo annex our usual table of quotations for the principal State and other stocks used for investment : ? Pricks or Stocks in thk New York Market. Redeem- iars isio 1847. Rate. able. Dec. 15. lite. 10 Jan 79. t Blted States 6 1863 l"0*at0l l(Hi\? ? in I alOJ1* " 6 1856 99)4* ? 9*','* 99 100 a ? ? 5 1853 91 a 93 9l>Za ? ? a ? New York, 7 1848-49 100 alOl 100 alOOX 100 all'OX " 6 1850-54-60 101 a!08 101 al03 101 alOO ' 6 1861-63-67 101 alOl 101 al03 103 a ? " 5x 1860-61-65 98 a 99 98){a 99)? ? a ? ? 5 1846-7-8-9 97 a 97 X ? a ? ? a ? 1 3 1850-1-3 97 a 98 ' 94 a 95 91 a % 6 1855-8 ? a ? 94 a 95)4 97V* ? 5 1859-60-1 ? a 99 K III" 4J< '849-58 VI H 94 82 ft 91 ? a ? Ohio, 6 1840 - i ? ?| a 91W ? a ? " 6 1856-60 *IHa II || a Il2 ?1 H* 92 " 5 1850-56 II a U 10 a M 80 a 85 " 7 1156 100 a ? 100 aMOV lOO alOOft Kentucky, 6 ? wi\alOO 100 all) I 97#a ? .... 5 ? 77 a 80 77 a 80 ? a ? Illinois, 6 1171 32Ka 32 V 32Va 33 39 a 40 Indiana, 4 25 years 32Xa 32* 3?X* 33 39 a 40 Arkansas, 6 31 a 31 30 a 31 ? a ? Alabama, 5 04 a 65 G4 a 64 64 a ? Pennsylvania,} ? 68Va 19 C9V? 69V 71 a ? Tennessee, C 99 alOO 96 a 91 OS a 98 N. York City,7 1157 106 alOS 101 alOl 18* al% 7 1152 101 al03 102 allJV "" alOlH 5 1150 89 a 91 90H? 9I>4 91 a? " , ? 5 1158-70 89 a 9I>* 91 a ? 91 a? 8k Corn'e N. Y full 92){a 93 91 a 92 81 a 881a *r ? "w , , * cr?1 94 a 93 94 a 95 93X i 94 N. Y. Life Ins ft Truat Co. 110 a? 104 al06 10 *106 runners Coir. 8c Trust Co. 22^a 2234 21V* 23 V 27J?' 28 Ohio Life C.s. St Trust Co. 98 a ? 98 a 9SV 95 a95>i* Bank of U. 8. in Pennsvl'a. 3*a 3V 3 a 3V *X* *& Boston Ik Providence Kail'd 108 al09 !06 a!08 ? a ? N Jersey K. K. 2t Trans. Co 102 al03 102 al03 103 alOSV Mohawk It Hud'u Railroad, 52 a 52V 52 a 52>i 59 a 59S Uncage Schenectady Kail'd 113 al)4 114 a? II* at 15 Syracuse it Utica Railroad, 111 al 12 ll2Xalt4 113 all* Auburn 6t Syracuse Railr'd, 103 alOS 102 alOS 103 alftl A mum 8c Rochester H. H., 100 alOOV 100 alOO* >00 alOl Kiading Railroad, 62Va? 61V*? * *61,V* Delaware 8c Hudson f^anal, 160 a ? ? a ? 1*0 also Reading Railroad Bonds, 73Va 73V 74 a 74 V 71V* 72 Heading Railroad MtgBds., 73Va 732 73 a 73V 7l??a* Kx dividend. There his been, during the past week, considerable activity in the stock market, and quotation! have advanced several per cent. Illinois and Indiana bonds have I I ,, L., , , ? ^ olfc? iui|uvvou iu luumri voiuo murv mpiuij wan Vl,,v* ' 8tate stocki in the list. The margin for an improvement I in the bonds of those two States was greater than in any j other two; and it is considerod that the recent rise in the I prices of agricultural products, will particularly benefit | the people and increase the resourcei, of Illinois and Indiana. The impetus remunerating prices and an extensive external demand will give to the production of , all kinds of breadstuff! natural to the soil of our Western States, must produce a corresponding increase in the ' value of laud, and the value of public and private property of all kinds. The population of Illiuois and In diana is increasing more rapidly than that of any othor State in the Union, and we have no doubt but that in a few years the productive breadstuff! of these States will ; exceed those of any other two in the confederacy. It is impossible to tell what will be the result of tho movement now going on in breadstuff's, but we are pretty well satisfied that high prices have been realized by the ; producers, and that class will be placed in a very pros I.perous condition by tho course this trade has taken. i From the accounts received by the steamship Hibernia, ! from England and France, we should judge that there | was a very great probability, not only of the scarcity of food in those countries continuing, but of its increasing, and being greater next year than it is at present. The , course adopted by the government of Oreat Britain, tc | relieve the distresses which the lower classes are now suffering from, is calculated to produce more serioui difficulties another year, and to entail upon the people o! i | Ireland the worst evil that can befal a people. Th? 1 ! withdrawal of laborers from the soil,even before the last ' ' crop was fully harvested, and to induce thom to depend ' upon public aid lor support, cannot but be attended with j difficulties, and result in an immense increase in the | number of paupers. ' , From official returns, it appears that the weekly in f ] crease in the number of laborers employed on the gov < ernment relief works has been very large, reaching ! in two instances, more than fifty thousand. i Pkrsoni KMrLovru on OovcameanT UcLisr Works ' Week ending 8d of October 28 19; f " 10th " 40.Odf - 17lh " 68,76.' " 24th " bO 48( " tilt " 114 801 i " 7th November 169,70' " 14th " an 10 I " 21st " 334,67: ? 28th " 278,021 I At this rate it will not he difficult to estimate the num ber of persons which will requiro such employment, o that will be employed before the next harvest. Wha 1 will be the effect of turning these laborers loose again [ They are now government paupers; they will in ths t event become a burden to private charity. ; 1iiu va^ouuiiuiea ui mo ^oveiiinieui ui \jturn uiuuu i for October and November were ai annexed I' , r.xrcrtDiTL'RK on rcauc relief works in irelenb. f ? s. d. ? s. < For week ending 8th October 6,193 0 7 " loth " 14 633 19 ft " ! " 23d " 33,(77 3 8 " 29th " 38,474 2 8 Four days to. . . 31st " 18,308 19 10 For the month 97,086 6 1 For week ending 7th Nov... 61 ft9S 18 3 I ! " 14th " 71,468 16 6 . " 21st " 90 380 11 9 I i " 38th " 117,691 1 4 t One day to the. .30th " 14,068 8 3 # ^ For the month 345,084 16 1 Total expenditures for the months of October and November ?443,150 2 n it The expenditures for the fourth week in Novembe r were nearly ?139,000,which is at the rate of half a millio ,'j per month, or six millions sterling a year. A Londo ? paper says: "We are now expending in charity, in Irelat i alone,?nay, in portioni only of Ireland,?a turn equal1 j tho whole coat of our army or of our nary,?a sum e: ir ceeding by one-Afth our whole poor law expenditur it exceeding by one-Afth the produce of the income tax f< ~ the United Kingdom,?a sum half as much again as tl produce of the tea duties or the sugar duties,?a sum, d Ane, equal to one-ninth of our whole yearly imperial i n j come. We are employing, moreover, on these publ U i (and useless) works, 800,900 laborers, who represe u probably, 1,500.000 of the population; and things ha' reached this fearful height witbin two months from tl s last potato harvest, and consequently when ten mont have yet to elapse before the gathering in of tho ne lC crop. Unless some vigorous measures are taken speedii ts ! the expenditure, before that period arrives, will be at t r* | rate, not of six, but of ton millions a year." _ 1 We see nothing to prevents scarcity of food anoth ' year, greater than that experienced this. Even in t event of the grain crops being equal to, or more than i average, the dcAciency in the potato crop cannot hut i very great, as it is stated that there is not in the Unit Kingdom enough tubers for seed. The crop, therefoi ? must be short, even in the absence of tho disease, whii ?- | favorable circumstance we can hardly expect. I 1110 demand lor our.oreaustuirs u likely to be larg next year than it has been thia, nnl the production likely to be, provided the season is good, exceeding large. The crops will, in all probability, be larger tl next year in proportion to the demand, than they ha been this, but the producers havo made such handsoi profits this season, that they are in a position next, J control tlieir supplies much more than they have I several years past. A few seasons like this would do f- vast deal towards relieving the peoplo of the .delinqus States of the immense public debts. As the sggregt wealth increases the taxes become lighter, and the ret " nue from direct taxation is derived from a greater nu ber of sources, and is not so burdenaomo. The Wests , States will be particularly benefitted by the great rise and the great demand for breadstuff's, as they compri I the principal staples of that section of tho country, soon ns the nublio works of Indiana and Illinois i in ?r completed, tho product* of tho*e 8 atn? will find !" | economical, easy, ard rapid outlet to tho meet importi eh maiket*. The report of the I Hi :>oia Canal Commiaaioni ha* not yet been made, hut we leorn hat incotho r. commencement of the work $<104,000 hare heen < \f pended upon it, and that the eetjmkte for it* cornpletioi ^ a trifle mora than $707,000. The bondholder* will, the a. fore, be able to flniih the work for about $1 300 001 jj? which i* lei* by about $S00,0?0 than the original ci tn mate. It i* believed that the work will be completed next September. The canal ha* a aurfaee of *ixty fa and a depth of lix feet. But to realiz* all the adrantaf 4 \ I *f this riterxrise, the Ulfnois river must be ieeprnsd or the boats which navigate h so improved u* to cariy a larg o amount of freight on very little water. For a very considerable portion of the year there ia little more than two feet water in the channel, and navigation is much impeded. But thii can be remedied by a removal of the obstruction* on the bars, or the building of light wateT boats, carrying large amounts of freight. 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Til V 'IM M?, UT...? - > DUI'U UO U|'B am J > "V* "u V 2i do bi. 1000 do MO 71 25 do bSO 53 1000 Ohio 6'?, '#0 ?'J0 94)4 I JO do 5!fc 1(100 do 9J 50 do .00 52>, 100( 0 Indian* bondi 30 40 trie KK J8>, 25 shaa III tools Bk 12 5 trie scrip 21 20 Macon Bk 47)4 250 do .30 81 5 Mohawk Bk 59 150 do ago 81 SO do 595* 100 L Island HH ?60 20 100 Farm's Trust 29 50 do <20 28. 100 do bOO 30 400 do bid <7)4 250 di> s'.l 29 % 300 do ISO 2'? 250 do b30 V9>4 100 do 27>jJ 50 do b30 3054 350 do s30 28 300 do slO I9'i 200 do 27)4 ICO do *00 2954 >50 do bl5 28 2>0 do boo 2954 275 Keadiug KK 81 200 do >30 29 225 do (ilk. 200 do b3 29)4 50 do 01K 50 Morris Canal II $5000 Heading bonds 7354 1 >0 do 10>4 (00 shas Kast Boston bCO 13 300 do I0'4 100 do bOd 12)4 950 Harlem RK 5154 300 do 12 <300 do 51 50 do 12H Second Board. $2000 Penn 5's org 71 50 abas L Island BK aW 29 5000 Keadiug bonds 7 1 300 do 30 10:0 do mortg bda 72 25 do 30 50 shat Harlem RK 525? 50 Kaadiug KK 02 200 do 15d 5254 5 do 82*4 100 do blO 52 m 100 do 62)4 1 100 do b30 52m 50 Farmers' La btO 30 1 50 do b30 52X 50 do 29'-4 10 do 52)4 50 do 2'J4 100 do 52 25 Nor mid Wor blO 53 V : 100 do 5254 50 do 53M <5 L Island KK 27)4 200 do 5 ?5i Mew Stock Itxclinnge. $1000 Ohio 6's sJO 91 inn alias Harlem KK 515a 25 shaa Nor and Wor 52W 50 v. do L.51m ; 25 do sl5 52*4 50 do b3,j 51 I 25 do b30 53 50 Morris Canal si l#5* 25 do S3 52)4 10 U S Bank 4V Married. On Wednesday, 27th inat. at 8t. Peter's Church, Spott*wood, N. J., by the Rev. Mr Stubbs, of New Bruns< wick. LcoaiaD L. F. ArrLF.BT, of this city, to HaaniET A., daughter of John Appleby, of Spottswood. Died* On Friday evening, 30th in?t., after a short illness. Thomas, infant son of William and Mrs B.Conroy, aged ten months. .. . . The relatives and friends of the family, and those of his brothers, Michael, John and Patrick (JODroy, are res pectfnlly invited to attend the fuu.-ral, te-merrow afternoon at o'clock, from the residence of his father, 460 Pearl street. In Derby, Jan. 26, Mr. Thomas Gilbert, aged ninetythree years, a revolutionary pensioner. In Providence, on Tuesday last, Josiah Taylor, in the 80th year of his age. In Bath, Canada West, 4<h inst. Aniyr Haokrma*, consort of the late Nicholas Hagerman, Esq. and mother of Hon. Justice Hngerman, of Toronto, in the 88th year of her ago. In Bethlehem, on the 26th inst. Jacoh Labaway, a revolutionary patriot, in the 83th year of his age. WANTED. IN a private family, a colored man. as waiter. Such as have undoubted recommendation* may apply at 99 Water street. j 10 lt*rrc STOLEN, ON or about the 1st inst., out of the desk of the undesigned, a Chambers st'eet Saving* Bank Book, numbered 76 073. Any person giving information, either at the bank ?r to the subscriber, will be thaukfnliy received js30 lt'rc J AMK9 O. DKAY. 276 Water st. THE firm of YOU NO. 80UL? It CO hive dissolved^ A The Book Accounts will be collecttd by H. .M. Soule. ja30 lt*r __ ' N. Y. LEGAL OB SERVER FOR FEBRUARY. NO. 2 vol. 5. contains Art I Presentment of Banker's Cheques. II. Privileged Communications Keportain 1 U.S. Di mct Court. N. Y. Supreme Court. Couit Oyer aud Terminer. Mr. .lev's aneech in the Slave case. Eue lish rises iu Vice Chancellor's Court. Queen's Bench. Common f lens. Court lI'Review, ike. Review. Dayton's Bar, rotate, Ike. Kldou Anecdotes, Ike. Published 41 Ann it, monthly, at $3 a year in advance. Travelling Agents wanted. SAMUEL OWEN, Ja30 3c*rc Editor and Proprietor. ELOCUTIONARY ILLUSTRATIONS. MR. JNO. W. 8. HOWS will give the third of bis course or Elocutionary Illustrations on Tuesday Evening i ne\t, Feb 3, 1847, at the Lecture Room, Society Library, i consisting of choice passages from Othello, King Lear, IIo, meo and Juliet. .Julius Cesar, Richard 3, Macbeth. Mr William W. Seymour will read ihe part of Cassias, in the ii'iairel scene of Brutus and Caesius;and will reciteYouug , Locliinvar. To commence at half past 7 o'clock. Tickets 50 cents. I N. B ?Tho fourth and lait evening will he on Tuesday, r Feb. 9. 1847. - J30 Ss?tTu2t*re , WHO CHANCED THE SABBATH 1 THOSE interested iu the question as to when and how Sunday was substituted tor Saturday as the Sabbath, will have an opportunity to hear it eloquently and learnedly diseutsed by rlev. T. B. Brown, en Suuday evening next, at 1 1 7)i o'clock.at the Church iu Eleventh street, between Bow i eiy and Third avenue Seats f ee jqjo l'*r LEC1URE 1N~SI\ PETER'S CHURCH, BARCLAY STREET. THE REV. DR. RYBER.8. J , President of the College of ihe Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, will Lecture in this Church on Sunday evening, Jannaiy 31, 1847. at seven o'clock. Sobjcct.?The only true worship of Ood, in the system of Christianity, is found in the Catholic Chureh. Tickets, ; 25 cents. For the benelt of the Poor ol the Church. ' To be hadat the door of the Church on the Evening of the 1 Lecture. )Jjftfa*W \ ' THIS DAY PUBLISHED ?I'KICE is* CENl'8 \ T"h AMON It PYTHIAS. being No. 37 of the Modem ' JJ Standard Drama, edited by Epet Bargee' Thi* p'ny haa been printed from the acting copy of Edwin Forrest, tin. t ja30 >t*r \V VI. TAr LOR It CO.,} Aator H?o>e. J 1> ET AIL nTOCK OK DRV UUOIJS, WITH LEASE ' XV OF STORK FOR SALE.?For e?lo a stock ef Fancy and Staple Dry Goods, well assorted sad at low prices, in oue of the most desirable locations in the c ty. r '1 he lease has about three years to inn; the location may t be considered one of the best 1 he store has been fitted up at a gmat expense, and possesses many advantages aa to the 1 interior arrai gements. , The stock at present is noder Eight Thousand Dollars; with an additional stor k ofThr<eto Free Thousand Dollars, there can be sold for cash Fifty to Seventy-live Thousand Dollars a year at a very lair avenge profit. , The stock will be sold Tor cash or satisfactory paper, on a , credit >f not over G months. To those desirons of commencing the wholesale and retail Dry Goods bnsiness, the present offers oue of the greatest * inducements. Address Box 931 Lower Pott Office, with real name. j30 2w*r POST OFFICE, I New Yotk, Jaaua y 39, IM7. } TT^HE steamer Hibernia will leave Boston on Monday, the 0 JL 1st Frbrnary. Her mails will close at the office on Maturnay, the 30th instant, at SR P. M. Postage on all letters mast be prepaid to Boston. Letters of half aa ounce er under, fire cents, and each additional hair euace five cents. ROBERT H. MORRIS, P, M. An extra mail for the above steamer, to go by express ever the Long Island Railroad, will be made ap at this office oa 1 Sunday ihn 31st inst. Office open from 9 to 19 A. M., and from _ 12% to Ofi P. M. The cars will leave ?t 3 P. M.. from Sonth Ferry. j7t 3tm t T"V A GUetiitKuTYPE PLATES.?Small quarter and large i XJ size, No. 40 and 60. For sale by r 1 WM. H. SMITH fit CO. ' | j29 3t*r No. t Maiden I.ana. n OUSTER AND" REFRESHMENT SALOON . ' FOR SALE. j PI^HE well known SALOON, comer of Bowery and Bayto A ard street, haa been kept by Campbell for the laat three yeari, now doing a tip top bnsinesa. selling frem 7,000 to *" 1 10,000 eysters per week, and doing e bar baainess from S3 to e, i $7 per day. The futures and good will for sale, price $300, complete. ')r N B. Tills place eeeds no recommendation; it will show ie for itself. Apply, as above to Addaans or Lockwood. in ; J*"*"*' I <<< i ut UTML'liwIllU cVhTllln \jvA-taniiiiiivouu Livtiuu. DUBL1C notice is hereby given that the co-partnership ic I heretofore eiisting between Adolph Davis anil Chartea ?? Uurlnch, haa been dissolved by the lattar. m C. OUHLOCH. ye New York, Jan. 27. 1847. ja*9 2t*r he Vr A11.'HAL HISTORY, fce-R. OURLEY k Co w II . J.v aall at their galea room, on Saturday evening nest, tha n" hOth uiit., at()>a o'clock, a very extensive and raTuabla p.ixt T,ta library ol works on /oology, Botany, Ornithology, Eutautology. Oaology, kc., among which are complete sets of Ji Curior'a works. Sillimau's Journal, fcc., and a fine collection he of branch and Italian classics. j29 2fr | A CUKE FOK COLIJ3. | ]Vf 1?S- CAKKOLL'S Medicated Vapor nnd Sulphur i?l Baths. 184 Fulton street, opposite Church strear. A he ce>tiin cure forCalds, Coughs, Rheumatism, Bore Throat, ami all inflammatory diseases incident to tna changeable | st-1? of the w eather. The nnlphur Vapor Bath is p.irticube la ly'ecoinmeiided by onr fir?t physicians as a cure for all , ernptious and disesaes i I the skin. No danger of takiug cold e(* I after the use of these baths. j29 lin*ie ' > iilOiVX'lr LENT. Ch | rpHE highest prices advanced in large and small aumi ou X gold and silver watches, diamonds, plate, jewelry, d y goods, fnrnuore, clothing anil every description of personal er property. JOHN M. DAVIKS. Licensed pawnbroker, 233 ! William atreet, near Duane. l'ersoas received in nrivate 14 i offices by ringing the tell. j 29 lm*rrc 'y t 1AUHM8HFD itOO.Vl WA.NTr.D. (without ooanl )? ,e X By a gentleman,where there are no boarders, ia a.private family, and where he can enjoy the comforts of a home.) V* The best reference given, and a libeal pr ce paid for suitible accommodations not higher up town than Fulton arr-et. A-'dess W , post office. j3? 3t?re ' Ocean Steam N aviuaTioraPCoMf aur > or i Jauaary 23d. 1847. J I A N ELECTION for Directors will be held at the office of 8 , /*. the Company, No. 41 Broad street, on Monday. the first >nt day of Febiuary. The poll will open at 10 A. M., run! elose at ... IP M. J. J. BOYD, " . NOTICE. m- I rjlHE co-partnerahip of Prime, Wnrd 8c King ii thii d.iy ,rn 1 A diaaolved by mutual content The oiitatanding buuneai 1 el the firm will be liquid ued by the moaeribera in | JAMES O KINO, EDWARD PRIME, "? HtMUEL WiBO, At i DENNING DUER, ARCH'u QKACIK KINO. ,ro , New Vorlr. January 2ith 1847. The aobaeribe ri haee thi* <*av formed a to r>rtner?hip, nn >n cler rlie firm oi PRIME, WARD k CO , and w II anntiune ari the Banking Stork and r.xrtiaiige Mnaineia, at the officii of the Ute firm, No. 41 Wall tlieet " J()|| M WAHD. oftlie firm or John Ward ?c Co. >*. EDWARD PnlMK j of the lafe firm of Prime, SAMUEL W\HI> { Ward Ik King I It Vo,., Vnrb Innnn'v t'nli ID 17 i'llmitrr r#" T OsT?Oo Thuredav, Two kinier Hiu?*. each iu a-wall )_ .Li paper hot tied op together in brown paper. They can be eatief ictorily identified. A reward will be p.tid lor ihem i el 201 Fulton etreat. J 'B tf f by MANt-V UVfc KOULTHK H?K BKKICD. a, F ?Whit* Tnrkeye, Poland CMee, MM the laraeat breed* * I or Java, end Malay wowla by r?l I j<4 lw*rh rOWJCLL k FOWLtR, CaUon Market. i