Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 9, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 9, 1847 Page 2
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| Svg" 'VWx HERAL?. H s=-^=r-" ' ? < g=a=^ H !Ye w York, Tueidry, F?brnmy 8, 1847. H Alnlln for Kurope. The packet ships Mediator, Lord, for London, and Henrv Clay, Nye, lor Liverpool, will rail today. Their mail bags will close at hall past 11 o'clock, this morning. Singlo copies of the New York Herald, and also of the last Wttkly Herald, in wrappers, can be obtained at the office, in time for these mails. H dor Sim Kuropcan Art vires?What News I will the Cambria Bring 1 fhe steamship Cambria, from Liverpool, has been at sou five days, and we may begin to look for her by the middle of next week. In the mean time, tne Sarah Sands, the packet of tho 18 h ult. from Liverpool, may come in, in which case a H portion of the advices by the Cambria will be an ticiputed. It is the general opinion in this market, that the I next news from England will be, in a commer Cial noint of view full im no riant and as inte? resting as the last. We have heard some little doubt expressed in relation to quotations for cotton ; but the universal belief is, that prices for breads'uffs will bt sustained, nnd that orders to an immense extent will come out by the steamer for the purchase of grain for immediate shipment. Holders of breadstuffs, in view of this thing, are not anxious to part with their supplies, and ?rio-s are exceedingly firm at the very high ra-es current. The nature of the demand for flour and grain in Great En tain is such as to preclude the p??sib iity of any decline, of consequence. There i may be, as there usually is on all rising markets, from time to time, slight reactions; but the movement ot pr ces must be upward, ami they will, without doubt, reach a higher point than that realised in 1-137. The accounts we must receive by every arrival from Europe, particularly from England, in relation to the distresses of the poorer classes, and the ravages of fumine, must be terrible; and if the sympathies ol our people are not ' beyond being renohed by any calamity, they are destined to be excited to the utmost. We feel sa tisfied there is not that confidence placed in the reports which reach us regarding the condition of the people ol Ireland the circumstances warrant, and proper measures should be adopted to place beforw the public such information as will put the matter in its proper light Speculators in bread do not leave a stone unturned to advance their iutorer.ta, and philanthropists should be fully us zealous in advancing the cause of humanity. Thk Resumption or Navigation on tue Hudson J vEii?11 this warm weather lasts one week 1 ;er, the river will be open to Albany. The ice is n t very thick in any part, and several teams have h jken through at Albany, and been lost. Should t; river open by the middle of this month, it wil' I; ve been closed but about sixty days altogether, a i only about thirty days in succession, boats h -ving been to and come from Albany within the past month. The river has not been closed below Sing Sing this winter, the boats of the Erie Railroad Company having run regularly to Piermont through the season. The winter, so far, has been unusually mild, and there is at present every prospect of its breaking up. The number ol' days that the river has been closed to Albany lor sevoral years, averages about ninety. It is very seldom that the river is completely closed up for even half that time. Yonkcrs, Saugerties, Nyack, Pierrnont, Sing Sing, are accessible throughout the winter to steamboats and towboaW. Arrangements have been made by the numerous steamboat and towboat companies on the river to carry on the business this season to a greater extent than usual, and this magnificent highway will be covered with more splendid boats than ever before lloated 011 its ample surface. S. veritl new steamers ate ready for a start the moment every tiling is clear, for a speed of twenty and twenty-Ave miles an hour, and there is every prospect of a competition greater than ever before experienced on the Hudson, which is saying a great deal, as we recollect the time when owners of steamers actually paid people for going m their boats. Two shillings to Albany and eat yourself, will in the course of another year be considered too high It would be well for tba Commissioners of the Hudson River Railroad to think of these things; there is food lor reflection in these facts. OurExrjrts to Europs?The shipments of food from this port to Europe continue, and will continue to be large Ships, barks an! brigs are engaged ahead ; indeed, those on the slocks are taken up before they are launched. The following are the latest returns : ? Cahoo or Ship Sr. .Nicolas, for Havre Wheat, bushels 11,441 Flour, barrels 1,198 Rice, tierces 90 Rice ileur, barrels 104 " " bags 279 fearlash, barrels 77 Chrome ore, barrels. .......... SO Cotton, bales. 936 Tallow, casks 63 Hams, " 40 Ceilar, logs 267 Peppermint, cases 10 Bones, casks 10 Hegars 6,000 Wnalebone, bundles 6 Caboo or thi Baio Mart Kllis, fob Hatri. lA/l, l,n?. 11 111 " bushels 10,000 Flour,barrel* 1,204 We learn that the ftne now ship Enterprise is engaged, and will load immediately for Europe. Vessels are coming over in ballast from England, Ireland, Ike., Ike., to take in return cargoes to Europe. Vessels are scarce at the South, to do the coasting business in grain. Thus we are on the high road to prosperity j but we must be careful. Nxw Ship ENTKRrms .?This very fine vessel, intended (or the Liverpool trade, under command ofCtpt. E iward Punch, was launched yesterday from the yard o! her builders, M ssrs. Ferine, Paterson 4c Stack. Willi the except, m of a slight accident, which can be repaired in a few hours, every thing was as complete and interesting as could be .expected Her lower and topmasts were nil etanding, which gave additional novelty to the scene. She loads immediately for her destination. Her capaci ies were given a day or two since. Smoni.A.R Sentiments in Ei;roi>k ?Our reader! are referred to two singular articles in this day'i Htrald ; one taken lrom the London Timet, and the other trom Li Dcbat Social, published ai Brussc' They indicate, to a remarkable degree, the progress of American sentiment on the other side of the Atlant a. It would seem that Republicanism has i ikon deep root on the continent ol Europe. Dr. Ktder'h Lectdas ?We regret that we cannot possibly find room for Dr. Ryder's last lecture in to-day's paper. We shall csrtamly publish it to-morrow, unless the steamship Sarah Sands arrives, or some unforeseen circumstance should occur. Boston Pahths ?We are r?g?n under oblig*' t iocs to Mr. Cloyes, of Adams 4c Co.'s Express for Boston papers of yesterday morning, by the New Haven route. We were in receipt of then at an esurly hour last evening. . .tcrioi in Michwan.?(iov. Felch, democrat s, has b**u sleeted to the United States Se> It uo lor six years from the 4 h ol next March. ? T?<JoiuHHoji of our State Prisons. >Vc have already {riven soma statistics of lbs Sing Sing and Auburn StRte prisons. The reports of tba boards of Inspectors, are more than ordinarily interesting, and we therelore refer to them again. In this report to the Legislature, the inspectors of the Sing Sing prison refer to the | restrictions platted by law upon the employment of convicts, substantially as follows :? Ws beg respectfully to invite your attention to X feature 111 tbo operation of the restrictive law ol 1S4J. vrr: ? i No convict who shall hereafter be sentenced to imprisonment, in either of the Slat# prisons ol this Stats, | shall. in such prison, be permitted to work, except as is hereinaiter provi ed, at any other mechauical trade thau thau that which, as shall appear by the certificate of the deck of the court in which ho was convicted, such convict had learned and practised previous to his conviction, or in the making or manufacturing of articles, for w bmh the chief supply for the consumption of the country, is imported without the United States.'' [Session Laws 1M3, p. 183 ] This law depresses the market value of our own pri on labor, and furnishes protection to the piiaon labor of sister States, and invites all the penitentiaries of the L'nion into competition with the free labor of New Vork. It is well known that New York city furnishes the largest market lor prison, as for about every other kind ol manufacture in our country. It is not so well known that this is the only btate that protects its tree labor from computation with its conviot labor, to any considerable extent. The convict* ot Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey , Maine and Vermont are employed at atone cutting, bruiti making, chair seating and ahoemaking. Yll thii labor ot these aeveial penitentiuriaa in States for most ot whose surplus labor New Verk has been, and must continue to be a prominent murket, comes within the restrictions of the act of IU4j above quoted. The consequence is, that our iaarsletion in attempuag to piotect our own free labor from competition with convict labor, is in fact protecting te precisely the same extent, the convict latior ot this State, and in certain cases laying a bounty upon foreign prison labor. We will enumerate tire article ef chip hats ua an instance, are not manufactured in tnis State to any extent, if at ell. but are mostly wrought id the fcustern States, by prison labor and otherwise, and yet the State of New York furnishes a larger market for this article probably than an equal area upou any portion of the globe If our penitentiaries were permitted ,/y Jaw to engage in this manufacture. they would compete wuh none of our domestic tree labor, and might he enabled to furnish an article of almost infinite consumption in this State, without touching the interest* of her citizens except to advance them. Under theie circumsianoei, the undersigned respectfully invite your honorable body to consider the propriety of so modifying the law to which reference has been nude, to hunt is restriction upon convict labor to those branches of industry, the chief supply of wmoh, for too consumption ul this State, is imported from with out the State ot New Vork. Tho discipline of the prison nas materially improved within the last year, under a new system of government Formerly the powers of judging, determining . their penalty, and administering their punishments on tho cenvicts, were all vested in each assistant keeper. " This unnatural alliance of powers," lays the committee of the iosj>ectors to whom the matter was referred, "naturally and inevitably led to the abuses which defied the vigilance and authority of the inspectors. To remedy 1 these ubuees, if possible, and secure entire impartiality and coolness in the iniuistration of the prison penalties, it was pioposod by your committee that the duty of de- | termining the quality of each ctfeuco and its appropriate puuislimeut, should bo devolved upon the principal keeper exclusively." The officer who is witness to any 1 offence, is required to certify the facts, in his own hand writing, to the keeper, stating the exact time of sending in his report. This repo.t is taken at evidence of the offence, and the punishment ordered accordingly. A record is made of the punishment, its degree, aud the exact time of its infliction; and all these records are to be reviewed monthly by the inspectors. This new system works well, and has " brought the discipline of the pri hod into a more iavoraoro conoiuon iuhu 11 uui ?? m hibited before *' According to the Dew code of rulei aioi>tod ltrst September, the couvicte reader themseltei LabJe for breach of prison discipline to tho following punishments, "and to do olhera, underauy ptotence whatever, except by order of tho board of inspector* l*t. Privation of food?dd Privation of bedding?3d. Privation of book* -4th. Privation of tobacco?6th. Change of wot ??6th. Change of dresi?7th. Change of rations? 8th. Solitary confinement, witti or without light?9th. Shower bath?link. The lash, (which last punishment is not to be resorted to at all in the female prison ) The penalties of the lash and shower bath shall in no caso be indicted except in presence of the keeper." And " no punahment shall be so indicted as to impair the constitution of the convict, or disfigure his person " Formerly it was customary to send each new convict to the occupation to which he was expected to devoto hlmielf, as roon as he could be registered and dressed. The new rulos require that on the arrival of a convict at the prison, he shall be (tripped of his clothes and clad in Uie Uniterm of the prison; he is then to be examined by the physician of the establishment, wba is required to make a record of the elate oi his health.? The priaoner is next to be examined by the oletk and keeper, in presence of as many under keepers at can conveniently attend; his height, apparent and alleged age, complexion, and color of hair and eyes, shall ba entered in a hook kept for that purpose. All the effects of value found upon his person shall be taken from him, and especially registered and preserved, to be restored to him on his discharge, or subject to his order, under the general discretion of the principal keeper. " If the convict be net in such ill health as to requiro being sent to the hiepital, he shall then be conducted to the cell assigned to iiiw, where he shall be kept in aoli tude for 43 hours, interrupted only by the necessary attendance ol the keeper During this period, designed for r< flection, neither books nor employment ol any Kind shall be allowed him On the third day the chaplain shall visit him in his cell, a* d shall endeavor to impress on his mind, as well the wickedness us the danger of vicious and unlawful puisuits, and be shall exhort hiin to obedience and industry during the term of his service, nnd urge the utility of acquiring the means ol an honest support by labor on his discharge " The emoaut of clothing allowed each convict is to be regulated by the keeper or matron, under the advice ol the physician, the clothing to be washed once a we. kTho convict* may always, without let or hindrance from any one, speak to either of tho inspector*. Each convict shall be supplied wi h a sufficient quantity of plain, wholesome food, and an hour and a quarter is to be allowed for each meal, when it is made Incumbent upon certain officers that no prisoner suffers for want of food. Every prisoner is to be allowed an opportunity for wash ing his entire person once, aud his hands and face three times every day. The rule entitled " Convicts," con tains 36 sections, nearly every one providing for some right or privilege to be enjoyed by prisoners during good behavior The difference between the old and new systems of discipline is this?the old. forced what obedience it could by harsh treatment and the breaking down ot the spirit of the convict ; tho new, protects him in his rights, and endeavors to cngendor in his mind all the self respect possible, pointing to n bright future, when he hall be restored to society. The reformed system has been tried, and the happiest results have ensued. Tho reform is based upon a plan proposed by the late Edward Livingston. The promiscuous visits of parsons t whose only object is to gratify on idle curiosity, is com| plained ol by the inspectors, who think that there ought to be hare, as at Auburn, a tax imposed upon all visiters. Many idlers would thus be excluded, and a hand 1 some income derived from the sale of tickets to such as chose to purchase them. The visits of philanthropist! and acientific individuals is acknowledged, arid invitoi lions are hel 1 out for such to visit, as heretofore,without ! charge Among the new itries is one prescribing the solemnization of death in priaon by appropriate funeral rites. On t he death of a prisoner (except when caused by infections or contagious diseuse) the remains of the deceased are to be taken to the chapel, and there, in pieaence of tho convicts, who are to lie assembled for the occasion, an appropriate burial service is to be pronounced by the chaplain, accompanied by auch other services as may be deemed appropriate. Tho use of tobacco is now allowed to pnioners,contrary to former custom; tlio 1 quantity allowed i* not to exceed one sixteenth of a pound to each prisoner. There i? a long report upon tbii subject, setting forth the reasons for ordering the al 1 lowance, kc. ' The inspector fays : " Tho short time which hti | elapsed since this priviege was granted, has not furnished any such conspicuous evidence of its tendencies 01 operations as would deserve to be noticed here Ths , effects, however, upon the discipline, and upon the men tal condition ol the convicts, have been such as to satisfy every officer, we beliova, in daily contact with (hem nt they have satisfied ourselves, of the clear advantage of allowing the uso of tobacco fn moderate quantities tc these unfortunate beings, und that the highest ends ol penitentiary treatment are rather subseived than ot> strueted by tho indulgence "Its influence upon the discipline of tho prison," sayi Mr. Eldridge, (tbn principal Keeper,) in his leport, to which reference lias already beau made, "win almost Immediately manifest It ha* dill used n ineosiiie of contn.iment over a else* of our inmates, who bad previous 1> been a source ot constant uneasiness and anxiety to toe rrison authorities, and has, t sni satisfied, contributed largely to the unusual respect given by the convicts to the regulations and government of the prison during por turns of the past year. Tho matron of tho Female prison, Mrs. Eliza W. J am ' ham, in hsr report, states that about 33 of the convicts under her charge are now employed at manufacturing 1 hu'tuiis and trimming hats, so that this department,which was so long unproductive, is now in e fair way to sustain sn industrial reputation. The introduction of labor among the lemale inmates of thepriaon hae produced tha beat reaulta; the vioiatlona ot discipline are fewer, and j the geneial nmial character of thepriaon.higher than pre vious to the employment of tbc women While in the : mal- department tb? crC9t privilege of an allowanoa of tobacco hl? been granted dining the put year, so in the femalo department a great privilege hu been restored. ' The restriction upon (peach was removed on the let of I June, 1846, and the women are now allowed ta talk. There it a handsomo little library belonging to the fa 1 male department. 1'ha past year has been one of experiment and reform in the Mount Pleasant prison The experiment has been ' made to test the practicability of kind treatment towards prisoners, and thus far the results have been of a most favorable character, sua the inspectors and keepers feel encouraged to persevere. Of the 1021 prisoners routined at king Sing within the past year, 711 ware ua'.ivos of this oountry, and 310 foreigner*. About one third of tha native prisoner* are black. The itrisnti Troisier. November *23. 1646. shows the number of prisoners thou in confinement, to be 764 ; of | whom 615 were natives, end 389 foreigners. Of the natives there were born in the State of Maino, 5; New Hampshire, 4 ; Vermont, IS ; Massachusetts, It; Connecticut, 30 ; Hhodo Island, 1; New York, 331 ; New Jersey, 80; Delaware, 6 ; Pennsylvania, 30) Maryland, 14 ; Virginia, 14 "District ef Columbia, 7 ; North Caro- , lina, 4 ; South Carolina, 1; Ohio, 6 ; Kentucky, 1 ; Indiana, 1; Missouri, 1; Louisiana, 1. The foreigners , were born In Bengal, 1; Prussia, 1 ; Austria, 1; Den- j mark, 1 ; Poland, 1; Switzerland, 1; Sweden, 1-, Italy, 1; Spain 1 ; France, 0; Holland, 1; St. Dotningo, 3 ; West Indies, 6 ; South America, 5 ; at Sea, 3 ; Scotland, 9 ; I Wales, I; Germany, 39; New Brunswick, 1 ; Nova 8coi tia, 6 ; Upper Canada, 0 ; Lower Canada, 6; Kngland, 69; j Ireland, $6?Total foreigners, 339. Theatricals. Pass Thsa rax.?Last evening witnessed the com- i mencemont of another great thakspeare revival at the Park Theatre, and the numerous auditory which osseinbled to witness the first representation, gives promise that the exertions of the manager to preserve the ascen , dancy of the legitimate drama will not be unrequited.? j We consider it unnecessary to ssy e word in this notice of the manner In which tbi? tragedy has been produoed, nor of the performances of the chief actors, as well those of all who participated in it, having on a former occasion dilated fully on the met its of tioih We are constrained, however, to state that the manager deserves the highest credit for his earnest dssire, as evinced on former occasions, as well as on this, to give a proper tone to the theatrical tastes of our people and elevate the drama to the standard which it deserves We believe "Richard HI." will be repeated this evening. Bowcav Thsatsi.?The nightly ruth at this popular I place of amusement is perfectly indescribable. The en ' thusiaam and excitement of the immense audiences I which ascembla have no comparison in the records of theatrical history. It is, however, not to be wondered I at, when so much is done by the enterprising manager > to please the tastes of all. His efforts are properly ap- 1 predated, und the encouragement he receives ia but just. The beautiful opera of " Cinderella," which bes been performing for the past two or three weeks, continuss ! rather to increaso in public favor than otherwise, on I each representation. The interest given to it by Miss I Taylor and the excellent members of the establishment, mske it the moat exquisite opera extant. We learn it ia | to be performed every evening until further notioe, no ; deubt in order to give all an opportunity to witness it. i Those who are fond of fine music, good acting, fairy I tableaux, and magnificent scenery and ataga appoint- 1 meats, should go. Amkrk'a* Ciaci'i ?The excellent company of Messrs. ' "--.1- ? a. ?? -.I.. Kuuloliui thai. I auuuo, iivui ? W | aio vet/ piv^ott/ teuviMu^ vuuu hare of public patronage, at the Bowery amphitheatre. Thia.large and elegant building waa recently renovated, decorated and fitted up with every convenience for the i comfort of thoao who viait the establishment. There waa an immense concouree prevent last last night, of . which we venture to assert there were none left diaiatiafied. Mr. Sands'beautiful and graceful stud of ponies, with their wonderful tricks, are alone worth the price of admission, to say nothing of the host of other instructive and interesting performances which are here to be seen as perfect as art and natute can make them. New York Opera House.?'This evening, the entertainments will commence with the tragedy of " Fazio,'> Mrs. Ada Stetson personating the character of Bianca. This young lady is very promising, and will become a great favorite. Mr. Fredericks will play the part ofOiraldi Fazio, a character for which he is well adapted. The entertainments will close with the popular comedy of "Charles II "; Mr. 11. P. Grattan sustaining the part of the monarch, and the character of Rochester by Mr. Fredericks. The company generally, are very clever, and we tiust the uptown inhabitants will patronise the 1 exertions of tlio lessee, who has rendered this theatre, both us regards ue.tness and comfort, suited to tha fashionable circles. Hkbr Alexander has returned to this city, and we , are informed he has accepted a most Mattering invitation from tbe dis'iuguishrl commander of a United 8tates man of-war. (the Scourge) as hit guest to Havana. We think it would cot be a bad plan lor government to engage this grast magician to go oi> to Mexico, and by his magic |>ower change Santa Anna and his whole army into lantern poles. Mr. Daviguon has just finished a capital likeness of the Hcrr, a copy of which is now before us; so well is it doue. that during the absence of the magician, we can imagine ourselves in converse with him, by merely glancing at his picture. Signor Blitz is performing to crowded houses at Philo j Hall, Pittsburg. JHuslcal Intelligence. Italian Overa.?" Nina" was again presented last evening nt Talmo's This opera improves upon acquaintance. It was listened to last evening br a large audience, who did not fail to bestow upon Siguora Pico, as Nina, their tribute of approbation. She was called out at the 1 close of the opera, and received such a " good night" as 1 must have caused her pleasant dresms. The singing was all good Signer Sinquirico, as Doctor Simplicio, who . lias more acting than any othsr character in the piece, except Nina herself, was in excellent spirits and voice, aaiaceed were both Beneventano and Benedetti. Those who have not seen " Nina," will not, of coursa, fail to go; a d those who have been once, will find it decidedly improved on witnessing it a second time Wednesday evming will rffurd an opportunity, as it is to bo performed on ttiat evening. Alhamura?The inimitable vocalists, Christy's band ot minstrels are nightly drawing crowds to tha Alham. bra. Their faithful delineation of negro character, their plaintive melodlea, and euphonious harmony, are very pleasing to the ear. The gentleman who plays on tha bones is exceedingly clever, and the performance of the C.owbeilogians and the burle.que cachuca, Is sufficient to excite the risible faculties of tne greatest sage. ! 1 is nothing lew or vulgar in their songs or wit?thi a very respectable class, and are every way calci I > to please those who patronise them. We wish them s cess The Ai.Lrr.HAViAiss' concert this evening will be well worth attending. They are to sing a number of new and beautiful pieces. City Intelligence. i The Weathir? The snow of Sunday melted away yesieiday, which was mild as an April day. Thethsr mometer id tv all street stood at follows 7 o'clock. 12 M. 3 P M. 4 P M. t)0 30 41 40 I It began to freeze again about 6 o'clock. Board or Kducation.?This board will meet to-morrow evening at 6 o'clock. Board ok Si-re rtisohs.?This board will meet this evening at 4 o'clock, P. M. Omkibt.s Svstkm ? Several complaints have been made from time to time, in consequence of children, who ; are brought into the public stages, being pieced on the seats, to the great inconvenience of the regular passengers A very magnificent vehicle belonging to Hatfield It Bertine, (Dry Dock,);drawn by four horses, yesterday, I made its appearance in Broadway,and we were plnased to see substituted (or the u nisi BOOM ol1 No smoking allow| ed.'Mia following! 'Children occupying regular seats must ' pay 6%. cents;' (lull fire) This is e good regulation, as the pasiengeis have frequently been annoyed from children who are placed en the seats This line of omI nihuses seems to consult, more than most others, the convenience and comlort of passengers. Rr.i.tvr 11 all ?It having been reported that the bridge I leading to t.astle Garden was blown down by the late atorm, we are requested to state that it was tho temporary roof, erected by tho American Institute, and that the bridge has not been injured in the least. We trust, that the recent lamentable accounts from Ireland regarding tho (amine and peslilen ;e, which tire rapidly depopulating that country, will, set apart from the plousure which will lie enjoyed, be a sufficient incentive to bene, volant exertion in tho canto of unhappy Ireland. antii.k Liaashr.?A petition is now lying at the ' desk of the Mercantile Library lor signatures. Its object is to procure a room tor conversational purposes, i Trial or thi Rxr. John Sen.?The publishers of the National J'olir.e Gagtttt have issued, in pamphlet form, a complete report of the trial of the Rev. John Seya, oi this city, tor an alleged assault and battery on Mrs. Cram, it is embellished with an excellent portrait ot this gentleman, und a short biographical notice of his life. For sale by all the news agents. Koundlino ?An infant was found yesterday morniDg in the vicinity of No. 179 Wooster street. Taken to the Alms-house. Accidsnt.-A sailor attached to the Swedish veaeel lying at the loot ot Wall stieet, fell overboard, yesterday, and wasretcuad by officer Morns. Tms Diamonds ?Tha police officer having the dia mond pin mentions 1 in yesterday's Htrali, had better refer back to our files; be may there find it advertised u> lost. John Culiay, printer, of Saujerties, is missing. He was last seen in tuis city. Any uilormation of him Will be received at the Haugerties TrlagrapK officeThe relict of the late Hon h elix Grundy died recently ( at Nashville. 11. N. Circuit Court. Before Judge Betta Fkr H -The argument in tho case of the steomar Nep1 tune and schooner Iowa, was concluded by Mr. Gutting for complainant. Jtimn Curtil vi. Thr Hehonntr John Wurtz ?This was s case of salreg-t, and was brought on by J. C. Hart lor the libellanti Mr. Burr appeared for a eo salvor, and Mr. Mason for the claimant. The case will be continued this day. Common CangaH. Be ABC r,r AtcjHMri ?Thi* bOHnllltuJ a ?^s;iai nrytJt- ing lust craning at 6 o'cloak D 8. Jackson, Esq , Presi dent, in the chiir The minutes o( the last meeting were not read. Ptiitioni Referred ? From inhabitants of lath street, to regulate said street. J By Alderman Bknson, of C 4c L. Deuison, to have authority to erect an iron stair case at store corner of Murray and West streets. To have a hook and ladder company appointed fer 40th street, 8th avenue Of William Sheridan and others, for a free hydrant in Jtunes street, between Batavia and Cherry streets. That application be made to the Legislature, for authority to occupy Madison square, when completed, for public buildings Its. and referred to Committee on Laws. Apportionment in relation to widening Bloomingdale road, between Hist street and 7th avenue?Adopted Communication)?From Superintendent of Markets, la relation to meat shops?Referred. From Street Commissioner, reporting the award in the matter of openiug Madison square. Report.?In relation to water pipes in the 0th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th avenues?Ordered on file. Returns of Chief F.ngineer, in relation to resignations and expulsions for January, 1847 Of Street Commissioner, on petition of Thomas Addii Kmmit, with resolutions, apportioning assessment in the matter of opening Second Avenue, and appointing a collector to receive uncollected sums?Adopted. The Cfae Lit kit.? Of Superintendent of Lamps and Oas, in answer to a resolution calling on him to report the reason of failure, on part of the Now Fork Oas Company, to supply a proper article of gas?Ordered on Ilia. Report of Committee on Assessments, in favor of confirming assessment for sewer in State street?Adopted. Of said Committee, in favor of confirming aseeasmont for sewer in Walker street?Adopted. Report in favor of concurring in resolution and ordinance, that sewer be built in Maiden-lane, between Broadway and Fast Rivar?Adopted. Jlpportionmente? For building sewer in Houston st ? Confirmed. For drain in 10th street?Confirmed. Resolution by Alderman Purser, to instruct the Comptroller to purchase property corner West Broadway and North Moore street, for engine and station house Adopted. Report from Board of Assistants, in favor of flagging and paving a:ird street, between 6th and 0th avenues Concurred in. Assessment lilt for w?ll and pump in 27th street, 8th and Uth avenue. Concurred in. The board took arecaas for half an hour, and returned. Polly Bo dint.?Aid Hart ottered a resolution propo sing that a communication be forwarded to the Legislature, for the introduction of a law to compel the inhabitants of Kichmond county to refund te New York the amount of moneys expended by the latter county in the case ot the prosecution of Polly Bodjne. Adopted. Washington's Birthday ?A communication was received ircm General Storms, with invitation to the Board to attend with his Honor the Mayor, on the occasion of the birthday of the immortal Washington?the father of his country?to receive a salute, tic ?Accepted. Washington Square?Report in favor of railing in Washington squaie?Adopted. Petition of inhabitants of the 6th ward, asking that engine Company No 31, be again placed on duty in that locality? llelerred to Committee on Fire Department. Resolution in levor of supplying fires, eto. for police office in 2nd District. Adopted. Paper from Board of Assistants ?Report in favor of removing obstructions in 61st street. Concurred in. Resolution in favor of advertising for 200 tons of coals for the public institutions of the city, (fire department and public offices ) Jilms Mouse Swill ?Communication from the Alms House Commissioner in relation to the awill of the Alms House, alleged to he used by the keeper. Laid on tha table. Also, in relation to the "carouse" held in the Lunatic Asylum, 4th January, by soma of ita officers?and stating that the Commissioner on investigating the matter, felt It his duty to dismiss two of the keepers. Laid on the table. The Swinish Multitude.?A petition was received from James Leduer, asking to be discharged from arrest and imprisonment in Kidridge street prison, where he has been kept for some time for non-payment of a fine imposed upon him in consequence of allowing his hogs to go out at large through the streets. Referred. Grading ititli Street?Assessment list in relation to the above street. Confirmed?ayes 8, noes 0. The quarterly report of City Treasurer was reoeived and ordered on the file Emigrants ?Report on the aubjectof bonding passengers, etc. as amended by the Board of Assistants?Concurred in. Assessment list in relation to 34th street?Confirmed. Physician for the Lunatic Jlsytum.?A report proposing to change present mode of appointing physicians for the Lunatic Asylum?Laid on the table. The Board adjourned to meet on Monday next. Benin op Assistant Aldkkmen?Neil Gray, Esq., President, in the Chair. Widening of Cherry street.?A petition was presented from sundry persons, in favor of widening Cherry street, from Catharine street to Kranklin square?Referred. Trustee of Public Schools.?Communications from nu merous inhabitants, in relation to the appointmeut of a Trustee of Tublic Schools in the 16th ward. Intercourse with Newark ? Potitions from sundry merchants, residing in Newark, for exclusive use of pier for vessols running between that city and New YorkReferred Ferry Boats to]Governor's Island?Petition f jr permission to land with ferry boats at Governor's Island dur ng the winter months?Referred. Piers 10 and 12 N. R ?Petitions of Crooke and others, in faver of leng'.hsning piers Nos. 10 and 12 N. R. Referred. North Moore st.?Communication of BenJ. Wood and others, in relation to the condition of North Moore at. Setoff in Eighth .avenue ? Report ana resolution in favor of building a sewer in 8th avenue, batwean 37th and 43 I itreeta. Carried. Sewer in J a met street.?Report and resolution in favor of building a sower in James street, from Chatham Squaie to the East rivar. Carriad Sewer in 34th street ?Report and resolution in favor of building a sewer in 34th street, between 3d and 3d avenues. Carried. Relieved from .iteenmenti ?Reports and resolutions in favor of relieving the managers of the Society for the 9upport of Aged and Indigent Females, from certain assessments Carried. Leased ?Report and resolution in favor of leasing premises No. 3 Rooseveltistreot, for a number of years, at $330 per annum. Carried. Public Property ?The oommittee to whom was referred a resolution relative to the expediency of leasing public property at auction, reported adverse to the project Accepted Men Passengers ?Report and resolution in favor of memorializing ttie Legislature to pass a law, imposing a tax upon all alien passengers ; also, an alteration in the assessment of taxes. Corporation Jtttorney.?A communication was received from this public officer, in compliance to a resolution adopted in this Board, relative to the complaints made to him for violatious of city ordinances, the number and nature of the asms, names of complainants and the results of the causes tried by him, end the amount received on account of such violations?Accepted and ordered on file. Jilt, Wins, Brandy and lee ?A communication was re ceived also from the Alms-house Commissioner, exStaining the purposes for which a quantity of ale, wine randy and ice were to be applied to?Accepted and or dered on file. Quarterly Account.?The account of the Comptrollei of the city treasury, for the quarter ending February 1st, wes also received Hour of Meeting. Assistant Alderman Olitkb ottered n resolution in favor ol the Board hereafter meeting at < o'clock, instead ol 6,7 or a, as had been the caie for some time past. Adopted. Ruins of Old Grace Church.?Resolution by Mr bi HMs in lavoruf causing this musanca to bo removed oi abated. Adopted. Courtlondt Street Ferry Landing.?Resolution, re -iiiastiug the committee having under consideration the propriety of leasing thia ferry landing by auction, to re ! port Ht the next meeting. Adopted, f Trial of Polly Bodine. ? Resolution adopted by the Board of Alderman, in favor ef applying to the Legisla ture to pass a law to compel the county of Richmond t< 1 reimburse New York county the amoant of txpensei 1 incurred by the trial of Polly Bodina. Concurred in. The Board then adjourned. Superior Court. Before Chief Just ce Joaes. Fra 9 ?Munro ve. Moore.?This cause,which was ra ' far red to in the Herald of Friday, wss summed up yester I day, and given to the jury. Alter consultation, thi | Court directed a sealed verdict to be brought in thii morning. Before Judge Oakley. Thomat Mottram 4' Sons vs. Oliver P. Mills.?Thii , was an action on a hill of exchange for illlXJO sterling | nearly $3000. The bill was drawn onfMajor Si Wallace of London, by defendant, payable sixty days after sight ' to the order of the pUntifT-i, and |>iir|>orted to be aocepted ; It was specially endorsed by the pUntifl* to the Bbeffeh I and lied field Bank for collaction, and was afterward* pro testnd for nonpayment, and seut back to this country . Piantifl's counsel prosed th# hand writing of dafendan to the hill, and that the protest was lost, and than wan into proof of its content*, and that defendant had subsa qiienti) acknowledged he knew the bill would not h< paid, and promiiad to pav it Defendant 'a ceunsal movei lorn nonsuit on the following grounds? first, that thi partntmliip between the plaintiff* wn* nut proved, secondly, that there wai no prool of the bill being pre aentad. accented, and the pa\ merit refined? and thirdly that plaintiff* having ipecitlly endorsed the bill to th< Sheffield and Redfield Dank, they could not bring aui without having it eudoised by the hank back to them selves, there being rio evidence fur what purpoae th< bank received it. Upon the two laat count* the Cour allowed the nonsuit For plaintiffs, Mr. John Cook ; (o i defendant*, Stoughton k Harrington Francis Hokson r#. Robert Kichole, impleaded with J 8. Leavenworth ?Tbia was an action on a judgment oh tained by plaintiff* in the year 1817, againat the defend ant* in the United State* Circuit Court of Connecticut for $11,400 The plaintiff" i* a merchant in Sheffield . England, and, in the year 183ft, eold the defendant* good ' to the amount of ? 1,600 aterling, for which he obtaine the ahovementioned judgment. The defence ia, that Nicholls wa* never lerved witl process. and never appeared in the *uit. Verdict fe plaintiff for (18,301 87. I For plaintiff. Mr. Hoyt; for defendant, Mr. Ferguson, i Jamet Blaek, ve Bernard Kane.? This wa* au uctio for work and labor, and on a draft for $60. both claim ' making together about $100 The plaintiff ia a carper ter. and worked for defendant, who 1* a contractor. I thi* wav the debt wa* incurred. The defendant pleaded a aettlement and relesie afte i the commencement of the attit The Jury found a wi , diet for the plaintiff', (lift. For plaintiff, Mr. Jame* McAdam. For defendant, Mf L. Sheppard ___________ Circuit Court. Before Judge Kdmonds. 1 Feb. 8.?Otie A. Whitlock va Henry Mote?Thi* wa 1 an action ol replevin for two or three looking glut** , and other article* of lurni'ure. taken under an ex* i cation. It appeared that defendant obtained a ju gmcnl ' in one of the Ward Cenrt*, against Frederick S < ort landt and .lamea B Whitlock, foi theaumoi $'16. upoi which he issued an execution and took the property ii i auit, a? the property ot Frederick ? and Jame I B. Whitlock The plaintiff iuued a wiit of raplevin an took it back a* hia property, and the preaeat auit I brought to teat the right* of the parti**. Verdict for da > feudant. j Police Tnttlll^niM. I Tevs ?Lyman Ackerly wa* net locked up tut *u merely detail*.1 a few minute* jSrrrit of a Fugitive from Jutlice.? A woman by the name of Mary Urady was arrested on Sunday night, by oflloer Stephen*, of the lower police, on a chaise of being a fugitive from justice from Philadelphia, having tolen a gold watoh and chain, valued at $80, tho propeity of wca. Clark of that city, and then ma le her osrape to this city. On the ortlcer searching her person, i he found the pawn ticket of the identical watch and chain, snugly stowed away, sowed up in her cor- . j set, under her arm, evidently dene with a view i to evade the searching eye of this vigilant of { Hear, but to no avail, lor the above old officer has a particular faculty ol searching women, scarcely over leaving a suspicious spot untouched, which may | lead to t he discovery of the stoleu property; thus we tee 1 the successful operation of the above " frisking." Infor- j mation was sent on to Philadelphia yesterday of the ar i raat, and to-day in all probability sha will be transferred hack to Philadelphia for trial. Charge of jlnon ?A black woman, called Mary McCaulev, was arrested yesterday by officer Tubridge, , of the l'Jtn ward, on a charge of attempting to set fire to | a two storvframe dwelling house in 89th street, between I 4th and sth avenues. Justice Rooms committed the ac | cased for a further examination. | Charge oj Stealing a Horte and Cart ?Officer Wal! lace, ol the 18th ward, arrested on Sunday last two men | flailed James slemoos and Willis II. McCiinnes, on a [ 1 charge o! stealing a horso sn<l cait, also two calves, be- i bnging to Robert Sharp, residing at No. 110 Elisabeth street Committed for examination. Robbery?The trunk of one of the boarders residing on I tbe southwest corner of Jay and Washington streets, was broken opeu between the houisof 13 and 9 o'clock on i .Sunday, by some sneaking thief, and (100 in gold and paper money stolen therefrom No arrest. Charge of Petit Larceny?A young man was arrested | hy officer Well, of the 7th ward yesterday, on a charge of stealing a shawl and sun shade, belonging to Isaac ; Pickford, No. 170 Cherry street. Detained for examinal tion. A Fight in Chatham Street?Francis McKenner, Thomas McKenner, John McKenner, and James McKenner, all brothers, were nil arrested yesterday, in Chatham street, hy some policemen of the 4th ward, whom I the otlicers found fighting all together, in an old clothing I shop kept by David Ramos, No 117 Chatham street, res- j pectiug some altercation about a pair of pantaloons bought by Thomas MeKenuer, worth (3 60 which Ramos refused to exchange. On the officers taking them to the station house, a slight melee occur red between the prisoners and officers, which resulted in broken heads and cracked lips Justice Drinker, alter hearing the case, held tbe accused parlies to bail, in the sum of (rtOO oach, for their appearance at court, for trial, which they gave, and wore liberated from custody. Court of General Sessions. Before Recorder Scott and Aldermen Brady and Walker. John McKeon. Esq., District Attorney. Fn. 8.? Trial for Aitaulting a tPife.?A man about 60 years of age, named Benjamin Furman. was placed at the bar this morning for trial, on a charge of having committed an aggravated assault and battery upon his j wife, on the 38th of January last The accused was found guilty; the Court, however, suspended judgment in his case, and he was discharged. Sentence ?A short time ago a young man named Ed- j i ward McLaughlin, was placed at the bar on a charge of i burglary in the third degree ; permitted to plead guilty to a petit larcenv ; and the sentence of the Court sua pended on condition of the prisoner's enlistment in the United States service. After being transferred from the City Prison to Fort Hamilton, with a view of carrying out the intentions of tbe Court, the prisoner elfectoJ his escape ; was re-arrested on Saturday last, hy virtue ol a bench warrant; broHght into Court this morning, and booked for six months imprisonment in tbe penitentiary. Thiol for Grand Larceny ?Catharine lleed and Mary Kenney.were next called to trial on a charge ot having abstracted from the pockets of William Dunn, of Trenton. N. J , the ?um of (330. in gold coin, also a watch, j worth $18. while in their company at a nance house on i the Five Points, en the night of the 3d instant. The frail , fair ones were respectively found guilty, and sentenced tothree years and three months imprisonment in the State prison. Trial for Burglary ?Aaron Burts alias Allen Bnrtis alias Alburtis, was then called to trial on an indictment i lor burglary in the 3d decree, in having on the night of the 16th of January, 1843. broken mto the store of Baldwin (Jaidncr, at the corner of Reade street and Broadway, with intent to rob the same On the part of the prosecution, it was shown, that the panel of the store 1 dooi was cut out; that the accused was observed in | the* yard, and made his escape; that he was pursued I and arrested by a policeman, as ho was running awav, and that he had not been lost sight of from the time of being detected in his burglarious operations, to that of his arrest; that on bis clothes being searched, they were lound white with lime, rubbed ofl'the yard fence while making his escape. For the defence. T.Warner, Esq, his counsel, contended that a burglary had not been committed, inasmuch as the accused had not entered the premises; that the taking a panel out, or cutting a hole with a brace bit, lie., did not constitute a burglary, wnicn point Deing conceded by the Districf Attorney, the Jury, under the suggestion of the Court, found the accused guil'y of an attempt to commit a burglary, whereupon ho was sen tence d to be confined In the State prison for the term of two yeaisand six months. Plea of Ouilty.?John Williams, colored, indicted for a grand larceny in haring stolen about $3('0 worth of goods from the store of Willet McCord, corner of Nassau and Liberty streets, pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to be imprieonod in the State prison for the term of two years and throe months. The Court then ad- ' journed until to-morrow morning. Movements of Travellers. The arrivals yesterday increased beyond all precedent at this season of the year, and at so early a period of the week, as the following extracts from the respective registers will show. Am?bican?B. Davis, J. Hickc, Philadelphia ; George Harvey, Brooklyn; A. Ricard, C. L. Scboles, Wisconsin; J. Carter, Salem ; T. Norris, Philadelphia ; B Clarke, Rochester ; Major Baker, Major Riplev, V S Army ; M Oreene, Delaware ; O. Cummings, Philadelphia ; A. Oris wold, Georgia ; 9. Taylor, Worcester. MsAstob?E. Wheelwright, Boston; D Maginncs, Tallahassa; M Moore, Massachusetts; J Punn, Philadelphia; C. Beach, Hartford; C. Bender, Boston; K. Lainb, do; C. Pratt, do; J. Williams, do; 9 Norris, do; K 3ates. do; j B Honman, Cincinnati; W Dodd, do: E Stephens, Philadelphia; M Brown, Cincinnati: M. Van Wagoner, j New York; E Watrous, Troy; D Burnard Albany; J. I Eastman, Baltimore; C Eastman. Boston; Judge Hava! land, Long Island; J Kent, Richmond; H Rice, Baltimore; B. Calne, do; A. Pomeroy, Hartford; A Bun, Sandy Hill; Captain Loper, Philadelphia; J. Lewis, do; Mr. Coles, Long Island. Citt?Richard Robertson, Virginia; Eben Jackson, N. York; James McLean, do; R. W. Wilson, Virginia; D. Ssmuel and family, Philadelphia; E. M. Holbruok, Boston; Mr. Keefer, Montreal. Fhanxuiv--E. Pritchar-1, Waterbury; J. Barnett, J. Kyle, Columhui; J. Butts. New York; H. Reeves, E. Robinaon. Georgia; J Todd, Philadelphia; D Russell, Vlacon; K.Lord, Houesdale; T Bulkley, Havana; A. Steele, Waterbury; T. Chapman, Burlington; W. White, Piermont; J. Sconce, Waterbury; C. Blick, South Carolina; E Clarke, Troy; C Clwk. MempMap J. Kemp, N, f j York; J Scoveil, Watoibury; J Ton linson, New Haven; M. Wright, Ohio; T. Mote: -I Robinson, J Heagh, Philadelphia; K. Thompson, Piltsbuigh; J. Ringwalt, Cincinnati. Howard?W. T. Ross, New York; Mr. Hatfiell, St JotUM, W. B.i C Ogden, Conn.: A Baldwin, New York, | P. Johnson, New Jersey; Mr. Bradley, Ho.; J. C. Bearda1 dell, Washington; J Goold, Maiae; D. Kisiam, Long Island; D Smith, Norwich; E. Williams, do; Rev. W. Morgan, do ; Rev . P Corcoran, Alabama; G Patterson, Cnarieston: T. Sprowle, Washington; W. Penmaa, Bus' ton; E. Jenkins, do.; Mr Herldibiand. Cinn ; J .Showerman, Philadelphia; Mr. Wolfe, do; C. Webster, Yale College; 8. Dunlap, Philadelphia; T. Yates, London, Ca1 nada; Mr Ross. New York Junius?D B. Leight, Louisville. Ky ; R Canary, New York; A Bowman, Phila.; C. Humphrey, Hartford; 1 J. Snyder, City; H. Kenney, HarllorJ; E. Chappele, Norwich. * Rathbun?R. Woodbridge, New York; E. Brooks, L. i.ross, rnua.; j. morula, ruugu*ae|>sia ; j. unnu, nn. (orJ, C. Miller, 8yracu<o ; \V. Coltou, Bufl'alo; C Laflin, Grt Remington ; J. Wild, Stockport ; A Wild, Volati ; 8. Hedge*, H Deoiiison. Change CO.; K. Colton, Canada Weit; H. Gardner, Providence ; G Seymour, Ogdensburgh; J. Adrianco, New Haven. Court of (Iyer and Terminer. ? Before Judge Edmonds, Aldermen Bonaon and Compton. I The court war organised yader.lay, and shortly alter adjourned, having ti ret set down tbe causes of the People va. Joseph, and the Soma v* Hum. for trial this morning. I . Hudaon Hirer Hull road. ' Kiimkill, Fab. 0, 1847. ' To thi Editor or the Herald :? ] I wi.h to call the attention of your readers, mil especially those who feel an interest in having a railroad to Alnauy. to the presont situation ol the route proposed by | Mr. Jervia, us it passes around Breakneck hill, the upper t termination of the Highlands. Th* ice, which he* heen broken up by the storm of Wednesday last, is piled tip , some twenty feet in height, and extends tor a considersI hie distance on the shore, rendering the road along tbe , river totally impassable, and it i> on a level with this very road that it is proposed to build the Hudson Hiver Railroad, on which such iaats ol speed are to tie performed. Fact. ? Metallic Tablet Hnxor Strop.?Mcrrliauta and dealers are invited to call and eiamnif rlist variou. patterns of the above, at the manufacturers', O. S At ' N DP.Ill St a BON, 177 Bruadway, a few doors shore Courllamlt sdtei. t r Portable Shaving Cnxt-?.?The Subscribers' assortment embraces every variety of Travel ing Dressing r case, suitable ei'lier lor a long or short journey, containing i. all that is ueces-aiy for the toilet. I. G. BAUNDEKs k SON, 177 Broadway. t, I, Full Report of tlio i ilai of the Rev. John SKY'S.?The publishers of The Satiunnl Folic? Gazelle d will is<ue, toil nxunuu, Tuesday, In p mph si form, a complete aud aumeuiicattd report ol ail ihe testimony given in u ih s rstr(ordinary I hi AL. lor an allrged Assault end Bane y on Mrs. Cram. Th- pauiplnel will nisi contain a Itiographical Sketch of M . Beys, an a beau if tlly rugrav d c ureet poitrait. It will be for sa.e by Bn gets. Btiinger Ik Co ; 11. Con.' Ik Biother; George Uesrer. G .hon k to ; Taylor k u Co., and s'l tne news age rs ?nd iiswtBoys in ihe United g St itei. Price oily 6>d crnts at ret it Wholes ilo deslsrs I. supplied by toe hnndre i, st the usatd discouut. h ? Our Wnahliialon Agciii, Wm. Ailann, No. 3 r Elliott's Bnilings, renn.ylv.uis avenue, WseMogton, l> C , is Agent iii th* District or the " New York Herald I nose wiihiu . in have the ' Herald" regular, an I e.rly, must leave . then address as above. l* Philadelphia Agent* *br the Herald ? (>. B Zl KBKK k CO . 3 linger Balldlog, Thi d arrset below ohesnut. Those wishing to have he Derail served regulaily u their. ore. and dweliogs will please eave the r I n met ai above. Te m. 7 . cents per menth Bugle . op,et ( | for sale daily. Price 3 cents Jit lm I* I T.t Master y, llore?T? he Noll e that the ' i Cess- and Future, of the Clothing *ore ?l the corner ..f I i.harles aud Baltimore streets. In Ihe n'y >' Baitim u .will a b? ofTcred for *!? ai AuctKMi ou the pr?ini?ei on tht Ijth " ! in slant, or will be sold ai privet-sale previous to tha. time. ? The sto e i? about 16 feet front, and between JO aud 'U leet d deep. It it Ittod up in the best p .eeible maimer, and it has the Tsrgestcssb custom in thar city. Apply at the st?re. or to Richard T. Shepherd, No. 81 Che.uut aunt, Philadelphia. If ' 1JI?M 1 _.,1 . -lUlf RkTlffttiAE aC tli? Ohio BItm PI+Cl. . Tim' Statt r.f R.J ' i.ouisvilio . . .... ... .Jan 31. . . o feet 3 inches. Wheeling Jan 38. . . 8 feet 'Mncinnati Jan 34... bleat. fittabnr* Feb 3 . 8 bet 8 in UNBV UAKKJETT Monday. Feb. b?? f. At. The stock market did not open very Arm this morning, .mil the transactions were to a very limited extent? borne oi the iancies tell ofl" a traction. Norwich and Worcester fell oil' Mi Heedio* Bonds M; Kast Boston Morris Canal and Canton closed at Saturday's prices Harlem advanced >? At the oecouu Duaru pnusrs sugwiy improved, but tbs sales were very email. Holders do not appear disposed to aell at preaent pricee, auticipatiog an advance. The fancies are pretty well held, and the prospect of an improvement Is so great that the bears cannot get prioea down. We learn that Geo. b. Kisk, Esq., the president of the Long Island Rail Road Company, is going to leave that company. He has been invited to join a company of capitalists, to form a tailroad connection direct be tween this city and Albany, before tho close of navigation on tha river neat winter. ' The annexed statement exnibits the quantity of oer tain articles exported from this port, for the month of January, in aach of tha past throe years : ? January. III). II4?. 1147. Apples, bbls 1,114 347 1)7 Atuts, Pot, bbls 1,1.1 1,174 573 l'carl, bbls 339 30) ? Bsrles, busaels ? 41,100 53 408 beef, Pickled. bbls 6,101 7,811 3,714 " d'ied ewt 3)) ? 97 Ueeswai, cm 6o4 ,93 )li brandy, bait pipes 1) ? ? qr casks 10 ? ? Batter, firkins 833 1,301 1,410 Cmm, mats 719 ? 900 Caudles, sperm, boa 904 1,491 Ml tallow, bos 3 019 3,191 1,9)1 Cheese, ossks li'2 1,893 1,311 boxes 6 011 18,44) 14,344 Clover seed, tcs 1,804 188 73 Corns, bags 391 6<0 33H Coffee, baas 2,)94 63 481 Cordage, coil 1)9 330 383 Com, bushel 18.378 113,607 411,418 Corn meal, b'ids . 103 431 619 ' " bbls 1,113 8,84 0 30 >138 Cotton, bales 13,187 3,913 10,999 Domestic Cottou Goods, bales It eases 1,183 SJI 1.97! Full, dry cod, ewt 4,396 1,337 1 939 " niacke e , bb.'s '.. 114 313 973 " herring, bols. 440 141 4)3 Flaxseed, tcs 3.7H 3.491 Flour, wheat, t9t'8 139.133 rye, bbls 539 1.749 3.471 Guupowdar, kegs 3,133 1,906 ? Hams Ik bscou, cu t 364 439 4.307 Hide., No 3,3)4 7,141 4,380 Hops, biles 133 70 Lsrd, kegs 9,391 5 374 11,193 Lead, pigs 3.394 ? ? Leather, rwt ? ? 7)0 Nails, casks 418 499 t,7T7 Naval btoies, Kosiu, bbls 887 3,330 t,T7S Spts Tor. bbls... 417 7)3 3,304 Tar, bbls 1,110 8 381 711 " Turpeutiue, bbls. 13,478 37,718 13 343 Data, bushels ? ? 82.403 Oils, whala, gallon 63 9.2 13 313 18,713 " sverin, gallon 6,319 68,238 37,744 Pepper, b gs 186 ?' 73 Puneoto, bag* 19) ? 364 Porn, bb a 4.109 4,218 4 147 Rice, tisices 1,2)1 1,011 ?,SS7 Hum, Americiu, bbls 404 3)8 337 Rye, oushels ? 11,383 39,894 Silks, pi kages 41 94 74 Soap, Boxes 1,510 1,140 4,431 Sugars, Muscordd ?, hhds ... 784 luff ? " Refined, cwt 1,114 91 163 Tallow, cisks 588 80 1 745 Teas, Souchong A other blk, lbs 5 764 3 353 ? " Hyson It t. Hvson, lbs... 7,318 6,305 9,191 Gunpowder It Imp'l, lbs.. 328 3If 304 Tobacco, Le-f, hhds 3)4 8"9 ' bales, 8tc 1,008 1.551 1,818 " Manufactured, kegs... 1,031 1.IU 1,488 Whalebone, cwt 1,507 211 9'8 Wheat, bushels - 46 591 166,431 W.iiskev, bbls 191 134 5) Wool, bales ? 20 182 The increaee in the exportation of our principal agricultural staples, such at corn, cottou, flour, lard, oati, rice, rye u-liAut and urnril has been vorv ffreut. The shin ments of com and com meal for the month of January thia year were very large, but there ia every prospect ol those for thia month exceeding those of last. The annexed table exhibits the value of exports for the month of January, distinguishing the destination. We see by this the positien of each country in relation to our export trade, and the relative importance of eaohMore than fifty per cent of the aggregate value of the exports from this port goes to Great Britain and her dt? pendencies. Of the exports from the southern section of the country a much larger per cent goes to EnglauJ Our export trade to Ureal Britain has been much increased within the past year, on account of the unusual demand for our breadstuifs the deficiency in the crops of Europe has created. From present appeara ices there is every probability of our foreign trade being more oue sided than usual, or in other words, more in our favor than we have heretofore experienced. Our imports thus far this year have been ex ceediugly limi'.ed, and from the account* received, we ahould judge that it would not be within sevaral mil lions of dollars of that for the corresponding period last year. | The number of packages imported into this port ia each of the past fifteen years, and for the mouth of January this year, was as annexed:? iMPoaTATiov or BamsH Dar Oeons. Fnckaiti. Paekagee, 183C 63.378 1840 61 007 183 3 68 018 1-41 00 718 1834 84.431 1843 00*03 1836 00 077 1843 64 088 1830 118000 1844 go lit 1837 60,647 1843 87,430 1838 60,383 1846 01 747 1830 83,383 1847 January 8,033 It is possible the season may be later than utual) that goods intended for this spring's trade may not b* hipped ai early as heretolore, and that the impertatioa may in the aggregate, for the yaar, equal that of last; but the chanoei are that the loager shipments from the other side are delayed, the more limited they will be; first, iu consequence of the increasing prices fer cetton, and second from the advance in the prioe of breadstuff's as the season advances and the supply becomes reduced both of which will have a vary sensible influence upon the movemeuts of manufacturers and upon the prioe o m inufactured articles. CoMMtacE or the P.ort or New Yore?Jam?aar, HIT. analyst's of Export! Deetination. Dumeetie r'ortgn Foreign Total . . ... . mdze. free. dutiable. Ur Britain sad Ireland ) 1 v0j,3i-1 1,71) 7,018 1 814,8m b ill ill Possessions.. $ 11*281 3 733 2,987 116 liO France 466.208 1,0,1 6.707 471 073 Hansa Towns Ill,784 8,186 7 401 133.967 . Belgium 96,061 ? 3 066 91,OK Hoi I tnd St Dutch Islands 32,701 81! ? 33,670 Portugal 6,447 44 ? 0,401 Bp tnnh Islands 01,606 8,333 7,611 109 94 jhciico 13,688 393 ? 13.069 St. Domingo 36,411 041 lit S7,'|7I Daulsh islands 20 823 3,761 3,300 36 711 Malaysia 3,9* ? 1,046 6.696 China 68,37 7 7 0 ? 69 347 Centisl America 13,116 1,430 2,167 I6,7i3 Austria 26,281 ? 7,677 33,858 Sardinia 111,90! ? ? 111.382 Biaiil 10,916 ? US 10 858 Tot lis 3,013,663 96,273 49,973 l,lll,8a8 Analysis of Specie Exports. bar. riecla. Port au Prince, American gold. 3,640 Blilp Koine, Sumatra, Spanish dollars 99,130 Bhip tiouqua, ' snton, do do 2,615 Brig Muriua, Porto Rico, Bpanish doubloons 4,604 Brig Hei u ilic, Rio da Janeiro, Mex dulls. .36,744 " " " Pat diuolt. 1.600 Schr. Suffolk, Havii, American gold 1,890 Bark Hollander, Rio de Janeiro, Msi. dolls. 4 265 73.788 Total 8,198 028 The value of merchandise exported in January 1840, wbi $2,100 844, against $3,108,808 lor the same month this year, showing an inciease of more than ona milliou of dollars, or about fifty per cent. The increase has been confined entirely to shipments ol domestic produce Old Htuck Kichaiig*. f'OGO Indians s'g 42 17 shs Canton CO 37, 11(0 Indians. bands 42 50 do do 17*4 $4000 Ohio7'. lOiJi 301 Hsrlem 5 A $1000 111 I oil spl 41 750 d do 52* S2>'A0 lleiding VI?f bauds 71V 100 do do bJl/ 51 $.'000 He dins b nds 72\ 71 d . Erie Se-ip 81 112shs t'lisnii bank 81* 21 0 do L> Isl u.d bM 3(1 30 d-> do 81 100 do do 50 do Farmers' Tstsli 3 k 300 do East " J'tOd 1?S 75 do do iff 10d do rtor It Wor RH ii% 2 > do d > 32 425 do do 54* 2', do Morris Canal 10k 56 do do b30 3i)t 51 do do Jv% " <i0 < <> bJO 51* 80 d . I'li iois bk 13* 10? do do slO 31* 30 do Vieasburekk ?7j 50 do do s?o SIM 50 d.> headiuv lift do do MO 55 IU4I Canton Co "30 J7J1 30 do do 3l,* second U .?r?l. 500 .In Harlem HR' 53 100-hs Canton sow 37V m d,, do 43 13 du Nor It Wot 31* 270 do Farmers' Eoau SkM 100 d 1 do a30 34* 173 do do J'M 85 do do blO 3iM 100 <10 do 377s 3 do Illinois State bio* 14 25 do Cant- n h3 3k 2) do do 14 23 do do b3 38 8} do Erie (old) b30 60 lu do do 3k* New Stock Biclien|e? 25.?>u Canton CO bl3 38 50 ehs Harlem RR b w 33* 3d d i do eaeh 37* 100 do do cash 3774 50 do do bnw 38 * 30 do do Tnesdav 3iJ? loo do Farmer*'Tr bnw 32* 34>$ , . . . ac=3se-3=r=a Married. On the 7th of February, by Ueerg* H. Purser, Alder, men of tbe 4th ward. Eli Rkkd, Esq , of this city, to Mrs. Pntss Toons.*, 01 Babylon, L I. Old, On Monday morning, after n lingering Illness, Mr. Jon* O. C. Loao in the 48th year of nis age tin friends and those of his father, the lete William Cord, are respectfully invited to a'tend his fnnersl this, (Tuesday) elternoon, at 3 o'clock, Irom 437 Hudson street. , , On Monday morning, 8'h instent, of hooping cough, M*av Elix?bith twin daughter of John end Mery E. Ruck, aged 3 years 4 months and 16 days Tint reletiTf? snd friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, this afternoon, at 3 o'clock, Irom their residence, 600 Broome street. On the Oth instant, in this city, of consumption, Mr I Frsbms* CoMMtnora, a native of Mar)land, end his i friends in Philadelphia. Baltimore end Philadelphia | paper* will please copy.

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