Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 7, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 7, 1847 Page 1
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I T H I# Jin, Mo. 65?Wfcalt |?, M0!) THE NEW YORK HERALD.! JAME8 CORDON BBMBTT, PROPRIETOR. ! Circulation---Forty Thousand. DAILY HERALD?Every day, Wet t etate pereopr-ff i *1^5 J11??V^y-^blai in advance VVEhlKLY HH.RaLD?every SatonUy-Fnce *% centi fe,r,?"py?s lift Cents per uinutn?payable m advauce. HERALD EOR EUROrE?Every Bteam Packet day? j Price 6ft ceou per aopy?$1 r?' annum, payable in ad- ; ruiee. ANNUAL PICTORIAL HERALD?Published on iht Ut of January of ?arh year?aiufle copiea sixpence each. ADVERTISE viENTB, at ihe uaual prices?al ways cash j in advnuce. dvertisoineuta should be written in a plain, ! I'Kible manner. The Proprietor will not be responsible for errors thct may occur iu them. PRINTING of all kinds executed besutitnlly and with despatch. All letter* or communications, by mail, addressed to the e-tablishmom, must be postpaid, or the postage will bededented from fhe subscription money remitted. JA.tlE# GORDON BENNETT, Proprietor of the New Yoke Herald EsTsninaHMKriT, North West corner ol Fulton and Nassnn street* tUVMUdtO AVUUUUUATlUHfe C-iANlii!. OF HOURS SBjf fg?B ftMft RB&jiUl "w WINTER ARRANGEMENT- On and alter Monday. Dec. 22, 1H6, Traina will run aa followa:? a Bbooely!??nt 7 o'clock A. M. (Boatoa train) for <j re onport. daily, (except Sundaya) atoupuag at h o.rmiugdnle ana Bt. Oeontc'a Manor. " " at 9X A. M., daily, for Greenport and Antennadiate placea. " " at i f M. for Karmingdale, daily. Leave GatKM'or t?at 8^ A. M., daily accommodation train for Brooklyn. ' at 3)? P. M-, (Boaton Train) or on the arrival of the noat lrom Norm .h, daily, (except Bnndnya,) it. ppmg at St. George's Maaor and Karmingdale. Lkave FanMisoDiLE at 6S( A.M. daily, (except Sundaya,) aecomtiiodali.,) train; and 12 M. and i% T. M. Leave Jamaica?at 8 o'eloc < A. M., 1 1'. M., and 6K F. M., for Brooklyn, or on the arrival of Boaton tram. SUNDAY TRAINS will hereafter ran to Thomson Sta tion? leave Brook>yn at 9 A. M. for Thompson and intermediate placet, (commencing Sunday the 8th November, retupj inn leave Thompson at 2 o'clock P. M., Karminfaale 2){, Jamaica i\?. Kirk to?Bedford, 8 cent*; East New Ysrk, 1?X; Race Course, 18V;Trotting Course. 18V; Jaraaicn, 2'-; Brusnville, SIX; HvdeFark, (17 miles) 27X; CJowaville, (during die seslion ot Conrt) 3;X; Heinnstead. 37X; Branch 37V; Carle Place.44: Weithury, 44; HickiTille, 44; Farmingdale, 62X; Deer Park, 69; Thompson, 88; Suffolk Station. $1; Lake Rosd Station, $1 18V; Medford Station, SI 18V: Yaphank, $1 37X; St. George's Munor, $1 62X; ltiverhead, SI 62V. Jaineiport, SI 62V; Mnttetnck, SI G2X; Cutehogue, St 62V; Southold, Si 62H; Greenport Accommodation Train, Si 73; Boston train, 22 26. Stages ore in readiness on the arrival of Trains at the several Stations, to take passengers at very low fares, to all parts of the Island. Baggage Crates will be in readiness at the foot of Whitehall Street, to receive baggage f- r the several trains. 30 miuntes before the hour of starting from the Brooklyn side. The steamboat "Sratesman' leaves Greenport for 8as Harbor on the arrival of the Boston tmin from Brooklyn d23rh NEW YORK AND NEW BRUNSWICK. itUmi"ij The Steamboat HABITAN, Capt. Isaac 6r^"'''.'''^7T Fisher. will commence her regnlsr trips for 3Ew^2SB*5??llii season, between New Brunswick and New > ork, on Moudav, the 1st diy of March, leanug New I Urun'wiek at 7 o'clock, A. M., making her usual landing! at French's Dock South Amb?y, Pertb Amboy, Bentley, Totten, Ho?aville Tults, and Chelsea, arriving iu New York about 10X o'clock Srturuing, will leave New York from the foot of Barclay street, at 2X o'clock, C M. for New Brunswick, landisg as above Horses nnd carriages, and all kinds of freight, taken at the usual prices. N. B?All freight, specie and baggage taken at the riakol the owne?a tlier'nf. New Brunswick. 23d Fcb'uarv, 1817. f53 lw*r |.KorR|i!:ruKS o( ste.mboats ' OfrweSCjjylSSwishiiig Bells hnng would do well'O pays -KMvKwKLviiit ou board the steatnbnals .Niagara, Iron Witch, Governor, iron bo?t John Stevens, Worcester. Tra vellsr, Thomas Powell,.(kc , and "examine :H HOMER'S improved sty le ol Br II H inging, put up neat and strong, and warrmi'ed for one year, by H. H. No. I Annst f2l lui*rrc NOTICE. just Oa and alter Friday, November 20th, ths If .imiJ^jwiuit*''t ' "1f BYLPH, Captain Braisted, will XSnvuJKctedK.mike the following trips to and from States Island until inrthor notice, vu Leave New York Lsave States Island. At A. M. At 8X II A. M, 10 1 P. M 12 M 5X I z r. fla. i* " I ullr REIJUL.A.K MALL LINE FOR BOSTON. VM NOUWICH Ik WOll^ggg iXSTKK.wir.hout change t or Baggage, or without , lr?JXL i.crossinjt any Ferry. urrnccn inking their seats at Norwich, are insured then a > ts through to Boston. Tius being the ouly inland route tit t communicates through by steamboat and railroad. Tasseir-tars by this line are accompanied through try the conductor of the train, who will hare particular charge or their bnggagv, and who will otherwiae give liia attentiou to their ease and comfort. This line leaves south side Pier No. 1, North Kiver, foot of JUattcrv Place, daily, (Sundaysexcepted) at 4 o'clock, P. M., and ai vet in Boston iti time so take all the eastern trains. The new steamer WORCK8TKR. Capt. Van Pelt, leaves evrrj Tuesday, Thnrsdav, and Saturdays, at 4 o'clock, P. M. Th steamer CLEOPATRA, Capmin Williams, leaves very Monday, Wednesday, and Fridav, at 4 o'clock. P. ,\1. hc>r further information, inquire nf J. 11. VANDKU U1LT. No. 8 lla'iery I'laea. North Itiver. d25 if re ?'&* > WINTER ARRANGEMENTS.?The la^.<*?iiijW Norwich, Worcester and Boston ltjil Hoad 3K?^JiSLeulL. sndbte.m Transportation Line?The sub tanti il strain propeller Trumbull, Captain Daniel Havrus will rnn regularly betwern Norwich and New York, making two p ssnges a week; leaving New York from pier 12 E. R. Old Slip. For freight, which will be taken at summer rates or passace, having elegant accommodations apply to the Captain, on board, or to E. A. BILL, Norwich, Conn.,and to 1m?r J.'V *. Ititltlos. sn Snntjist. NewYgrk. UNlir.O -/l Ai 1,8 .VlAlL LINt,. sfcHl FOR ALBANY AND TROY, VIA Bridgeport and Ilouaatonic Railroad Dur StSeesssdHsdllaLiing last suinuier, the Houtato >ic Railroad has breii.elaid with a heavy 11 Rail, from Bridgeport to the Western Railroad 'Through bv Daylight, daily (Sun day's excepted) at tiK o'clock,A.M. The Steamboat MOUNTAIN!1 ER, Capt. W. H Kraxee , leaves the foot of M rlir t street, E. R., for Bridgeport, Daily, nt lili o'cl .tk, A M. No freight taken in the Passenger Line. Passengers t f' e the < ars at Bridgeport,and without change o| < irs or Baggage ('rates, arrive in Albany ?ud Troy at 5 o'clock, P. Al. New Cars and Locomotive engines have been procured, ud the If d is in every respect equal to the best fmw Kit,. I and Road. l?T*A Freight Line by Steamers Nimrod, and Mohegan, daily?Freight 'lanflsaine as last year?For turiher particulars inquire nt the Office ou market street Pier, and at Liviiigs'ou and Wells' Express, 10 Wall-Street, fel Im rc ti. M. PEItKY, Agent. ? BRITISH AND NORTH AM ICR y.> ,1^ CAN ROYAL Man, STEAM SHIPS Sgol 1300 tons aud 440 hors* power der contract w in the Lords of tha A ami I HIUERNI^.. !T*. Capt. A. Ryrie CALEDONIA Cap.E. O. Lott. BRITANNIA Capt. J. Hewitt. CAMBRIA Capt.C. H E.Judkuu ACACIA Capt.Wm. Harrison. V/fl! .11 fffll-l I.IVfimnAl ??:l Hfilf AM trim U.I.ft* - fuel. lows >? riasj st'sion. from i.irrarcoi.. Hi hernia Ken. 1. 1847 Hibernia Jen. 4, 1847 ( mb?.. March 1, 1817 Cambria Keb. 4, 1847 Hibernia April I, 1847 Hibernia March 4, 1147 'PisaasB Motvxr. b rum Boston to Liverpool $118. f rom Boston to Halifax 20. Mo berth* secured until paid Tor. These ships carry ex Scrienccd surgeons. Mo irelgbt, except specie, received on nyi of sailing. Kor freight. pvsssge, or any other information, epply to I). BH1UHAM, Jr., Agent, At HAHNPK!' 8t CO.'S,6 Wallst. ..trr,n Munition to the above line belt, ec a L .ve'pool end Halifax, Bin! Uostou. a contract lias been entered i nin wi'k Ifcr Maje ly's government, to establish a line between Litetpoolnud Mow York direct The steamships lor this seteice lire now being built, and early next year due notice will be given of the lime when they will start. Under the uew contract the aleaioers will sail every Saturday during eight mouths, and every fortnight during the other mouths in the year, Going alternately between Liverpool, and Halifax and Boston, and between Liverpool and New York. j? r GihtAT BKli AlM AND IRELAND, riv ? PERSONS wishing to remit money to g ' i's*', IvivN. England, Ireland, Scotland, or Wales, will V/l do well to a DP I y to the subscriber*, at the r wSfeSBI.^JSW old es ablished passage office, 27S Pearl ^ kstreef, where s usual dralts are famished lor Inrg- n small .nnouuts on the National Bank of Irelnud, Northern 11 uAing Uo. nud National bank of Scotland, pay able en deiti ii,d, l the uumeri ua branches throug out both eojrt les. wit out discount; also, on It. C. 4JLYN Ik ('<)., Bankers, Loudon, aud on L. OKIM8HAW fc CO.. Liverpool. Apply to JKlM'L THOMPSON It NEPHEW. JIJ 1m*rh ^J^fclnuhcil Passage Office, Vi Pearl st. - . ^^?RAKTa ON OREAT BRITAIN xfeg}'' . T AWt> IllH LAND?Persons wishing toreTV*3 "i* money to any part of the old country, *-**lift fan procure dr.ifia of the siibsrnhers for x3nr,mTwa|l,ny mount, payableat sight wnhout discount, or any i tlier charge, hi all the principal lowus and cines throughout Knglaud, Ireland, Scotland or Wales. Persons ohtaum g'ta can have them forwarded by the regular packets sailing f om New York on the Cih. llth, 18 h, 2 si nr Jdth ot March, or by the Royal Mail steamer from Boston on 1st Arril. W. k J T. TAP8COTT. 86 Booth street, inVh aoerutd door below of Burling slip. UMJLKD STATES AND EUROPEAN EMIGRANT OFFICE. m. tfsaa*WTB1'KRN ADEN is A >U COMMISSION ME1L CHANTS. No 57 Suulh Stmt, New York. - Il1 TI K. ailbscflhers hnem I, .1 luni, il.. k... I 1 ce a,are prcpaird to offer every liciiitv lo thoae wiahinc i * i|? ' to or In in rieiy.luit of t'rent llntain or Ireland, Havre, nml the (trim iu, IVUInn, and Hi lim it portal?on ny rf which plncea lli'la of Kachano* can br tunnahed, in noma to ami. I'avmir can ilan be manae ' Iroin Liverpool to l< > ' n, i hilt<'el|ihii, llnltnnnre, or hew Oflcana. (Inert. 'I toae wiihiiiK |iaaaie? fn in INew Vnik to New Or'e-aa, ,M. lie. I'll irle ton, hnvnnnnli or 'In a, ran at nil limfa be accommodated at the l iwcat r tea To ilinae rinmrat t|{ to t e We t, the lubveribera have iinri|iiallrd arnin(ti menta for the fnwarding of paaariignra to the Weal by t ie different ntea v IK: ?|> Uuflain.eUid the inn imediate land'nga, and n|i i ta ot the Canada*?Chicago. Milwaukie, Ualnmore, I Pit il>n fh, Cincinnati, ft Lntiia, tie , liy nteiimhiintn, rnilro 1 < nid eanal roata, of tl e Hi at elaaa?and gieet e-re will le tnkeu that paaaenuera w ill meet with no del >y or impoailion /ii therouie. Lr itara (poa'-paid) will receive ptompi 'ft"hr"c?m't aEWfco U lm'ifu below Wail ttreet. * E NE" n: ^KOA.XJPwc.A _ , ARRANGEMENTS. omittances to and Piui|? froin Ureal Britain and '.reln-d, by the BLACK BALL, OR OLD LINE OF LIVERPOOL PACKETS. I Sailin* from Liverpool on the 1st and 16th of every month. Alio, by first class American ships (weekly.) > ?wu? xuuiui au hid vim v. nauirv lor uieir menus, eon make the necessary arrangements with the subscribers, and have them brought out ta any of the eight ships comprising the Black Bail, or Old Line of Liverpool rackets, tailing from Ltverpol on the tat anil 16th ol every month. Alio, by first class ships sailing from that port weekly, which our agent, Mr Kocne, Senior, there, will see are sent oat irtthoat delay. The Blnck Ball, or Old Line of Liverpool prise the following magnificent ships, and will tail trom Liv- | erponl on tlie regular a)ipointed days, as follows FIDELIA, 1st Jaunary, 1st May, 1st September EUROPE, 16th " 16th " 16th NEW yOHK, 1st February, 1st Jnne, 1st October. COLOMBIA, 16th " 16th " 16th " YORKSHIRE, 1st March, 1st July, 1st November ! OXFQHD, 16th " 16th " 16th " CAMBRIDGE, 1st April, 1st Aug., 1st December. MONTEZUMA. 16th " 16th " 16th " P. H.?The public are respectfully notified, by desire of the owners of the Black Ball, or OldLiueof Liverpool Packets, that no passeuger agents but K. B 8t Co. have permission from them to advertise to bring out passengers by that line, and that they are the only regular authorised passenger agents of said line in this city. We have at all times for sale drafts at sight, for sny amount, drawn direct on the Royal Bank of Ireland, Dublin; also on Messrs. Prescott Grote, Ames It Co., Bankers, Loudon,wl ich are paid free ef discount or any charge whatever, in all the principal towns throughout England, Ireland Beet!tad and Wales. tow, 4 c.. J5 Pulton street, N. Y., nevt door to the Fulton Bank. The officeof Mr. Roche, Be nr., is at 76 Dublin street, oTrc j Liverpool, i PACKETS FOR HAVRE?SECOND LINE. m M Thenshipa of tm^ui^will sail dunn^hd ye*n^h^ol owing order >? From N. York. F'm Havre, f Jan. 1, Feb. 16. Bhip UTICA, Cept- J A. Peirce, May 1. Jnne 16. , Bert. 1. Oct. 6. Bhip ST. NICHOLAS, Cept. N. W.?;1!*. }?; Kveleigh. 11 Oct. 1. Nov. 16. Bhip ONEIDA, Cept. Funck. J; J6" i1 Nov. 1. Dec. 16. i Bhip BALTIMORE, Cept. J John-^P/j1 2}*r. | I Dec. 1. Jan. 16. They are all of the first class, ably commanded, and with accommodations ample and commodious. The price of pas sate in the cabin is 9100, exclusive of wines and liquors. Apply to BOYD k H1NCKEN. Agents, >0.9 Tontine Buildings. No. 68 Wall street. Ooods senato the agents for forwarding, will be subject to none other than the expense actually paid. anil m FOR NEW ORLEANS. LOUISIANA AND NEW YORK LINE. && JSL TO^ATRJvery TECTAYR Ship OBWEOO, Captain Johnson. Ship HUDSON, Captain Page. Ship CLIFTON, Captain Ingersoll. Ship LOUISVILLE. Cspt. Hunt. Shin BAKTELLE, Captain Taylor Bars OENE8EE. Captain Minot.. Bark JANE E. WILLIAMS, Captain Parker. Bark HEBRON, Captain Oreig. The above ships are all ol the first class, of light draft ol : water, and commanded by the mot' experienced captains in the trade. Their cabins are handsoine|yrlnrnished, and every I attention paid to the comfort and convenience of the passengers. Neither the captains or owners ofthe above ships will bo re ponsible for jewelry, bullion, precious stones, silver or plated ware, or for any letters, parrels, or packages sent by, or put nil hoard of them, unless remiliir hills nf Imlinir ?rm t?k?n I'm 1 i Che tame, and the value therein expressed. For freight or passage apply on hoard, at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall street, or to ! i E. K. COLLINS to South street. j , Agent in New Orleans?John Woodruff, (t Co., who will 1 promPtlv forward all goods to their address I , REMITTANCES TO IRELAND, &c. M Sty !; McUKIDK, Jr.. has remorrd hit ofliee to No. | 16 Broadway, and continues to remit money, in sums large or mall, to persons residing in any part of Ireland, in the same 1 manner at he and his predecessor in business have done lor , the last thirty y ears and more; alto to any partof England or Seo .land. Money remitted by letter, pott-paid, to the subscriber, or personally deposited with him, with the name of the person or pertout in Ireland, Kngland, or Scotland, to whom it it to be sent, and ueareat poat town, will be immediately transmitted and paid accordingly, and a receipt to that effect givea r forwarded to the seeder 1U lis'-c OLD ESTABLISHED PASSAGE OFF1 -E," ?I8& jflfe ^27^eshl strekt, SAMUEL THOMPSON AND NEPHEW, AOEKTi FOR THE "BlsCE Stsr" LlRE Of PaCEVTS. 1*47. Liverpool to New York H IT. Skipi. Captains. 7Vi? Kef. Tn" P'n Bea, T. F. Kreeman, *67 1400 Liberty, F.r. Nortoa, 792 l*'0 Cornelia, K M French, 1065 r,.,o Ohio, H. Lyon, 76* 13TJ Hnmuel Hicks, T. O. Bunker, (M liou Kmpire. (new) J. O Russell, 1090 1600 Pauihea, W B Line, 723 ljii Indiana, Jamei I). Bennett, WO 1300 Huguenot, 8. Ooodhue, 99 1(60 Marminu, (new) W. Kdwards, 901 16 >0 . Peter Hattriek, J. D. Post, r,70 1300 Elizabeth Ueuiston, K. W. Spencer, 606 MOO Devonshire, W. T. Thompson, 869 1500 Niagara, (new) H. Kusee 11, 730 13i0 1 Atlas, (new) H. Coffin. 790 1460 Chaos, (new) J. L. Wilson, (10 1460 | Sardinia, (new) C K.Crocker, 60S 1400 i | America, (new) Weare, 1180 19( 0 Tlie subsrribera would respectfully inform their friends and the public that they hare added several splendid new ships to their line of packets between this port and Liverpool, which has been favorablv known and extensively patronised for a period of more than thirty years, and have no hesitation in assuring those who may wish to make engagements fer the passage of their Irieuds from England, Scotland or Irelaud, that they will find these shins inferior to noue i i point of comfort, convenience nuil safety, on* of I which will tail from Liverpool every six days, throughout j the year, mnkiog delay,and the consequent expense to emigrants at the poit of embarkation impottihle. A tree passage per steamer from the various Irish nnd Scotch ports, with hread stulfs and hospital monev paid, may be secured all at the lowest rates; and wlieu those settled for decline comiug 'int, the full amount paid will be promptly refunded, as usual, For further particulars, apply to SAMUEL THOMPSON k NEPHEW. 271 Pearl street, or to C. Orimshaw k Co., 10 (ioree Piazzas, Liv'pl Drafts or exchange, payable at sight, are also furnished lor any amount, on It. C. Qlyn k Co., B nkers, London; C Orimshaw k Co., Liverpool; the National Bank of Scotland; National Bank of Ireland, and Northern Banking Co. Apply as above. f?4 liner J. Mo MURRAY'S ARRANOKMKNfS FOR 1MT. JBw M. Jffs OLDEST ESTABLISHED PASSAGE OFFICE IN THE UNITED STATES. THE 8UBHCRIBER respectfully begs leave to tender hie sincere thanks to his numerous friends and the public for their very liberal support he has received fornpwtrdsol twenty years, and solicits a continuation of their confi leuce. The deipatch by whicn his passengers have been bi ought out, and the promptness by which his very numerous drafts hare been paid at the different banks, are, he flatters himself a sufficient gaarantee to the pnblic for the faithful performance of auy future contracts entered into with him The following ure the days of sailing of the regular line of parkets to andfrom Liverpool, vix : ? 1st,Sth, Utn, 16th 21st and /6th of each month throughout the year. In nddition to the above regular line a number of splendid ships, such as the Adirondack, Marraion, Rappahannock, Li- i beity, Sea, Ureennck, Broom, and Ocean Queen, will eoutin-je to sail from Liverpool weekly in regular suecessiou, , thiweby preventing the least possibility of delay or detention in Liverpool. The regular line of Loudon Packets sail from New York on the 1st, Ith. 16th and 24 th ; andfrom London on the 6th, tl.?oVa0Co"u'rryU'e?n 5?? in .bo,., anlettd 7,;2u on moderate t ^rma*1 ?0t ,D ?'lht ! ! menu of noy Drafta 0D the follow,',., Bank. m" P7?: gS22afi*- Londonderry. B rMt' Unu??rrin, Mm'^an, I bsfe EF*- ffssscHp"""* sg? ' Coleraine, k2 ?2 *' Jjrnhnne, Cltaniel, All Tmlee, Teran. ' nr?.lJray' Weafo^d. CerJow. K nf.?r* Weterlord. Coothill Limerirk Youfhal. Srvnr.Aitn^MitaBr. a r',fn?r*c*. i yon ; Mesen.jUeckett?lt 800''*^?if1 SS?' B"ke?. L"? Liverpool CKe" *?*>n,and Mr. Richard Mnrphy, 1 1 ^Cp^Th,Ci,'or Bank, and ail .ubranche. drfphia, Bneton" and Ba|*i2JFf^t?roff L,Te,Tool to Thilaon pplicnt'on be.n, m.Ue ne"i?lly?,k* "r Packet addreaaed to !?JUnA|lU?'eiP?? P?'d, ' ^ . Corntr of Pi0* ..,,1?fVu U|1RA I POOL THE nS OK BAOH Morm^E ' ???P fHKRIDAN.CaJ? C^rmfah? January 3a ! :: ho?M ^ .. IrA I ' kinrwlvw' 1. JPfr**. March?, 1 olDDONS, Cobb, April % i n.ninrK raoM aionar'ooL, < .. RRICK, December 11. KOaCIUH. January II. 1. 2 PA?5".' ' h'u.ryll, ti ?H*RIDAN. March II. buTlt'!nVlM,.Poi?re "".2r lhl' fir,t cU'1*' "fwarda of im to.,a ! ai,J#V '7',c"Ji w.,th aneh improrrmruta na couibi. t areai ' P*'d, with unnaual comfort for piaaengera. * 1 I will hf1r' " ,7J' fnr whlch atom. I cc. mMfi7, ?ho im" L,P* "Tf commanded b, | antufariioL ? m^e f"ry fierhon to nire ( will he fr i,r,"ln or 0WBe" of *1'--" I ioa , MiWiteitteriUk.. I: W Y O EW YORK, SUNDAY M( # THE LATE OAPT. J Of the Packet fl The above is an engraving from a daguerreotype like' aass ofCept. John Rathbone, who waa washed overboard ' ] and loat from the packet ahip Columbia, on the 13th of last January. Thia aketch dooa not do full justice to the I face of Capt. R.; it la probably impoaaible to do ao in a ' wood engraving; but ita general accuracy, all who ' know, will admit. It would be difficult to convey to an < engraving the benevolent, happy expression that waa i always to be aeen in hia countenance < Cnpt. John Rathbone waa born in Stonington, Ct, and entered upon a sea-faring life at an early age. He commanded a amalt coaating veaael during the laat war with fireat Britain, and waa one of the foremoat in managing the torpedo affair, with a view of blowing up the Britiah fleet, at anchor off Stonington. In thia enterprize be ia laid to hero exhibited great ooolneea and daring. He lubsequently commanded several ships, among them the packets Crawford, Talma, Kentucky, and Nashville, and has made voyages to nearly every port In the known world. In one of his voyages in the Crawford, during atremen loua hurricane, the ship atruck on the Bahama BanksShe bad a large number of passengers on board, and the grentest consternation reigned among them. Kvery one seemed to give way to the expectation of being lost, ex uept Capt Rathbone himself. With the greatest perse, verance, coolness, and presence of mind, he succeeded in landing safely every person on board, and his conduct i hsx Ao/snsinn Itna hnnn annlrnn nf in tVin hiffliAlt (arms I of commendation. j Captain Uatbbone wai appointed to the command of I the Oxford, one of the old lina of Liverpool packet*, in 1 July, 1H34,and remained in her until May last, when ha . ] Important from the Seat of War. i [From the New Orleans Picayune, Feb -30.] i The schooner Cora, Captain Hiring, has arrived 1 from the Brazos, whence she sailed the lore- < noon of the 19th instant. Hhe brought over ten pas'-angers, among whom was Dr. Hardy of this State, who lias neen stationed for months at the mouth of the Rio j Grande as Post Surgeon. From intelligence kindly com municated by him, and from the Matamor*i Flan of the , 13th inst. we derive the following information. The intelligence we have before received of the prospect >( an action at Saltillo is eonflrmed. All Gen. Butler's outposts are said by the Flag to have been driven in, and the attack, if made at all, was expected during the first , pw days of February. Or. Hardy is of opinion that Gen. . Taylor's command at Saltillo would exceed rather than t rail shor t of 6,000 men. Of course, there was no fear us ; lo the result. Many believed that when the Mexicans t found him in such lore* and so strongly posted, tho idea of an attack would be abandoned. j Very many ctliceri were still of opinion that Santa , Anna meditated no serious blow in that direction; that ' tho movement of a division of his utmy thither was hut a , leint, and that he will lead the main body ol his forces to , Vera Cruz. f Various rumen have reached the city by this arrival, , some ol them to tho clfect that a general engagement had , taken place. To none of these do we attuch any ere t denco. A good deal of apprehension is felt at Matnniora* of un , attack from Gen. Urrct. This otlicer is undorstood to h* , on this side ol the mountains, at the head of 4 000 tr oops. | Of these 2 000 are not to bo surpassed in the Mexican ( service; the remainder are irregular cavalry or raucheroa. I Colonel Drake has the command at Matamoras,where an Indiana regiment is stationed. Ono company of ri ] He* had been detached from it to relievo Captain Lowe, t in the command ol Fort Brown A company of rtgulnr recruits was shortly expected to garrison tiiot pott. Col n-oWn Y%*A v.vrvvnnrl Ammunition for tho me of the citizen* of Matamoraa in caao of bh utlark. llo had sent to Point Isabel lor several pieces of ordnanre J lor the defence of the city, tind Cap'ain McDougall'a company of Indiana volunteer* hBd been converted into ' a corpt of artillery and stationed in the Plaza. We infer, Irom all we can learn, that the danger threatening Ma- ; minora* wan not deemed very imminent. All account* agree that the toad from that city to Monterey i* a peril- ' ou* one to travel ut prosent, aave in considerable force The troop* were itill embarking at the mouth a* rapidly a* poatible. General Scott eailed on Saturday the ' 13th instant. General Worth liad not left t tlie 19th, and would see hi* whole command on ship hoard heforo leaving. The troop* would be concentiated at the isle of Lobos a* rapidly a* possible, but we are informed by I an intelligent gentleman that it was not supposed thn army could move Irom Lobos before the 18th Murch. A Mona. Suzeneau, a respectable citizen ol Mainmorts, committed suicide on the 10th instant. The infidelity of hi* wife is assigned a* the cause, and (ho Fltf say* that rcmorsj had diiven her to self destruction prior (o her hu.-band'a death. APFAIRS IPC TAMPICO. [From the New Orleans Picayune, Feb. 20 ] The Bremen brig Conradine, Corta, from Bremen, touched at Tampieo on the Itlfli inst. By this ariival letters were received in this city to the eflect t' at General Shields had issued an order irapreaiicg into the United States aervice all veasel* then in port, Pi be uaed as I transports to convey men and provisions to some point t unknown to the writers. ItLmay be, there! >re, that we shall not receive Intelligence from Tampn-o for aome day a to come, unleaa brought hither by a government ' transport We do not learn that the Conradine brought | suy further new* of the movement! of the urmy. MILIUM Y AFFAIRS. ( [From the St. Louie Organ, Feb. 93.] The Tioga arrived here yesterday, having on board f Company H. of the let Ir.fintry, under the commend of <1 Ca|>t. Tlumer, Lieuta. Granger, and Denmnn, who are p destined to join Col Wilson's] command, now in Mexico. Their marching order* were rrceived at St I'ntera on * the 13th, and on the 19th arrived at Pickering'* Ferry, t where they embarked on the Tioga- Ou the way two 0 men deaerted, and one, Richard Monohun,fell overboard on night before laat and wa^ lost. Twenty one recruits under Corporal Lynch, arrited alio on the Tiogu, bound r for Jed'oraon barracks, whtnre they will he tiansported, j alter the neceaeary delay, and will join tha army of Occupation. ? (Krom ID? t Oiumnia. a c.. onnn I i We learn from a letter written by one of the fisld officer* of the Palmetto regiment, dated Fob Rth, that three I companies of the regiment reached the Uland of hohoa, K on the 3d of February, and three other* arrived on the i 7th, timlor command of Lieut Col Dickinson. The four h companies which had left Mobile with tlol Bu'ler had not ariived, but were hourly expected. The men were s generally in the enjoyment ol good health ami were v eagerly awaiting orders to proceed to their ultimate den- 11 liuation, Vera Crux, upon which it was expected an at- fi lack would he made on or about the 1st of March The h inland of Lobos, or Wolf island, is about one mile in i: length, and from a half to three quarters in breadth It j is thickly covered with all kinds el of shrubbery, and a n rew trees, among which are.tho cabbage and lime trees, x It having been but seldom troilden by tire loot of man, it a is filled with snakes, rata, lixsru* and numerous other a eptiles. ft is situated In latitude 31'' J# minutes North, p ongitudo 1" fi minutes 4A seconds wost of Vera Crnr ? i On the south-west aide of the island is Hn excellent en- t chorsge, well sheltered from the north, and which is i rached without difficulty. It is said that the finest fish a we finally caught with hook and line along the shore, t infi at night, all that la necessary is to take a long stick e tad knock twenty et thirty birds from saeh tree. It la i RK F )RNING, MARCH 7, 184' I rOHN RATHBONE, I Ihip Columbia. was transferred to tbo Columbia, which wu built ax lressly for him. lie wai in the Oxford during the great gala at Liverpool in 1HS7, when the Pennsylvania, 8t. Andrew, Vicar ia, and a number of other vesaela, were loit. On that rying occasion, when hia ihip waa dragging her inchora, and rapidly drifting ashore, his coolneea, deol inn D>j .In.i~.k1. ? J - ? 1 -uu luauagouiDui, ureu me snip sou Bvcry p?r?ori on board. Captain Rathbone possessed a remarkable disposition We havo heard it itated by an intimate friend oi hii, that he had known bim a* a shipmaster for a period of thirtyone years?had been aseociatod with him at aea and en shore, at home and in foreign porta, and had seen him under various trying and difficult circumstances, but upon no occasion had he ever known him to lose his presence of mind, or exhibit a particle of ill feeling or temper towards those under him. The loss of such a man is truly a calamity. Kor the last thirteen years he has been identified with the Liverpool packet service; and who is there among the whole mercantile community or sea faring men who didjuot know and respect Capt. John Rathbone t To know bim was to love him?and tbat he should have perished in tho woy he did, far from his family,his friends, and his kindred, is indeed heartrending. But 'in the midst of life we are in death;''and may we all, when summoned to "that bourne whence no traveller returns,'1 be as pure and unspotted as was he. All that was mortal of him, is gono from us forover?but his name?the recollection of his virtuous and honorable life?our respect for bim when living?will bo cherished by all who knew mm. also mil that the boys have a decided fondness for the spurt. According to latest accounts, six companies of the Palmetto, six of the Louisiana, and seven of the Pennsylvania regiment, were on this island. Company H, 1st U. 8. Infantry, from Fort 8nellingi rn rouir for Mexico, under the command of Captain Plumer, arrived at this city yesterdav on the steamer Tioga. Orders were received at St. Totem on the Uth of January, for that company to Join Col. Wilson's command in Mexico as soon as possible. On the 13th, Capt. Plumer, with fifty-four men and two offioera (Lieuts. Granger and Donman.) started from St. Peters?the weather then being quite cold, and the ground covered with snow to the depth of 'JJa feet. Tho men, we are informed, expressed great dissatisfaction when the order "or marching was receivod, knowing as they did what thoy would encounter. But bravery, and subordination :o superior officers, (bright traits in the character o( an American soldier) prevailed-and, with nne assent, they mouldered their guns aud expressed a willingness to narch to whatever point their officers might direct. When they started it was questionable with the olficers <vh<-ther they would he enabled to reach the place of their lestination, or whether they could keep their men tofotlier or not-the weather being so intensely cold and he journey one in which they must endure great hardihip und much suffering ; but. he It said to their houor, hat but two men deserted during the trip?the balance )orf?rniing their duty with the greatest apparent pleanire, and endurina tho cold and often hunger without a nurmur The company, with many ot its members rost bitten and worn out wtih Incessant tell, arrived on he l'Jth inst. at pickeiing's Fairy, on the Illinois river, where they embarked on hoard the steamer Tioga, and nrived in ths city, as above stated, yesterday eveniDg. They are a tine looking set of fellows, and will doubtess do thsir country goed service in Mexico.?St. Louts V?ie Era, Fib. 23. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. [From the New Orleans Picayune, Fsb. '16 ] Tho 1/ 8. steamer Hunter, J. T. McLaughlin, Ksq., :omrnin.ding, sailed yesterday morning lor the Oulf. The ollowing is a list of the officers John T. McLaughlin, '".sq., Lieut.Commanding , Wm L.Drayton, Lieutenant; L'homa* B. Huger, Passed Midshipman and Acting Maser ; John (4. Vdams and Bayse N. Woateott, Passed didshipmen ; J. K. Ilnmmond, Assistant Burgeon : Geo. V. Miner, 1st Kngineer ; Thomas Burbank, 2nd do; tbencxer Glover, 3d do ; Wm. H Powelson, Purser's Howard ; James Dyer,Surgeon's Stoward ; Wm. Harris, Voting Boatswain; Charles Wilton, Acting Gunner. London, Kali. 3, 1847. Dimness before Parliament?The Famine in IrelandHank Fewer?Piety and Soup Skopa in Liaerpoal?Reduction of the Tea Duty? Teetotaliem ? Condition of FSalios- Proteit of the Northern Powtrt?Intuit to /Vance and Spain?Rumor of War between tha Three Nerlhtrn I'owtrt and Franca?Quarrel between Jlut rrio nnu tne rvpz? m tou?in in a iiji,ariy?owiurnunn ?.hntrican Malttri in Europt?Letter! of Marque? Influence oj the United Statet on England?Example/ of it?Theatrical!. T lough the proceeding* and iuhject* of deliberation jefoie the present Parliament, are moro vitally impor ant than tho*e, perhapi, of any ether preceding Permanent ever have been, yet they are lei* eaciting and of en intere*t than many former leaaion* have been, e*lecially to the American reader. Thi* 1* naturally inough the oaie, owing to the peculiar nature of the dieMissions which, with the exception of Cracow, the Montleniier marriage, and the great colonial intareit* of In" lie, Amtralia, Ac., are excluaively of a domeatic charac. er. .lever wa* there before, in Kngland, a Parliament vith lei* party in iUdeliberatiom, and fewer party quesion* to agitate. The protectioniit party, which wa* the nly one of any consequence, hai fallen into utter con empt with the people, though numbering among it* ank* many great name* and great wealth and title. It *, for the reaaon that there i* nothing it can agitate up>n, very appropriately characteriied a* a party without policy Hence the lack of excitability and of intereat o American reader*. Beyond talking, nothing will be done with reipect to :racow or the Hpaniih marriage*: the domeetic attain of .ngland are far toe weightv and terrible in their own lature to render it possible for Parliament or the people 9 trouble themaelve* seriously with foreign affair*. Tho famine it the all ubiorbing question, and notwithUnding the immenie importation of grain* of all kinda ihich have been made, notwithitanding the vaat quanti | ir* of wheat, and eaperially rorn, daily arriving, it (the smine ) goes on augmenting in intensity. Though there me been, aince the opening of the port*, a alight decline | 1 n breadatnffi, yet it ie (eared, not without cau**, that trice* will go on increasing, to a fearful amount, till the lext harveit The reason of thi* in obvioui; it i* not for 1 vunt of a bupply of food, h'utbecnuie the supply, great i* it ia, i* in a few hand* comparatively, and they dole it mt, and aril or keen back a* they pleaae, and at what : nice they pleaie. if ever the blessing* of * great bankng system, and the good or bad effects of a great bank 0 m BDM a whole nation mid people, were capable of iracticai demonstration, now i* the time. Perhaps tuoli troat quantities could not have been imported without lie aid of the bank facilities but it is certain that piicee tould not be kept up as they now are, and tha whole ( upply could net be at the command of the few greet I < f ERA I . i. peculator*, a* they are now,without tbo agency of that 1 grout power. The niinplo fact of the ca*e, a* now exhibited in England and Ireland, ia thi*. A few great merchant* have by mean* of the bank, and their own great credit Bnd princely power, been aupplied with tome million* sterling, at 3 and 3J, per cent By thi* facility, they have been able to obtain a complete control by their agent*, on every ipot in every part of the world, over the whole bread market; and the comequence i?, they ! ell a* they pleaae, and ship and transport a* auita them, and rule with ut bounded power over the market, and it | may he added, over the lire and luateuance of million* of people, who all the while have not the least idea of the secret power which all'ects them every day of their live*, beginning and canied on by a few knowing one* in a little bauk parlor What utrcmendoua imperium in imptrio \ i* thi* bank power, acting behind the scenes, almost uupern and unkn wit, winch, nevnitheleas, control* the ! every day pt<rchuse*of the poorest and meaneit lainily, and by an iuviiible magic, makes every man pay when I he buy* bread, a heavy contribution to them The people in England arc lamentably and atrangely ignorant upon this aubject, so well known and so tbo- ! ronorhlv uiritatni) in th*? ? I idea (generally )h>f tlio great and secret m.ichinrry wbi,h I grinds their faces daily, and maker and keeps tlie mumof a nation poor?a great engine, nut to work manufactur- > lug princes and beggar*, the latter by wholesale, the former uiore sparingly and in retail. Fugland wan's u tien. Jackson to moot, expose, and light against such an intumous monster. However, leaving tha causes out uf the question, tho fact in beyond doubt, that there it breadstuff in England sullicieut to feud both nations lor nearly two seasons,una that the original scarcity which existed has given a pretext to the great dealers, and they keep back the supply, in order to command their own prices They would do ao at all times, but it ia only in a time of scarcity that they can do so, and they are able (backed by millions at their command in Threadneedle street and other parlors) to keep it back and sell oa they please, and they will do so, until a fresh harvest and an ahundant yield, shall render their stores, immense as they are, unnecessary. Would you believe it possible, yet such is the fact, and it was mentioned publicly in 1'ailiament, that the " pious people"at Liverpool, (a cliqur which faithfully represents the Bcribes and Pharisees of olden time, in their zeal for a formal Hubbu'h and in their bare fuced evil doing), were so highly offended that the poc: r people should be fed with soup on what they call the SabI bath, that they actually forbade and prohibited the good deed of rhnrity and mcicy on that day ! This is proof Iiositive that their piety means and is, cruelty and uniudness to your lollow creature and contempt of <iod; , far certainly he who despises and ill treats his fellow I man despises Ood. Yet theio same pious ones have servants to cook lor them good dinners on Sundays, and they sit down to plentiful repasts, while they cruelly forbid the distribution of a little soup to famishing families, because, forsooth,thoy are so pious that they would not break the Sabbath. 8uch are in all countriea this pious class ef people; literally a "generation of vipers," for they spit out venom, malice.and spite against all their fellow creatures who are not like themselves. This same party, which, though formed out of all parties and sects, exercises great power and influence, has attributed the famine in Ireland to the Diviue judgment, in anger because of the grant to Maynooth College, and because of the pension given by government to Father Matthew.? And they have raised a sum of monoy to profit by the oc casion of Irish suffering, to convert the Catholics to l'rotestanism. By such acta they go en adding to the shame una disgrace wrucn aireauy cover tnem wherever their deeds are beheld. The only agitation of any coniequence going on now. ii an effort to obtain a reduction of the duty on tea But it cannot succeed, in the present state of the country: it is too much to expect that any Ministry in its senses could give up a revenue amounting to above fourteen millions of dollars, at a time when two-thirds of another nation are living on the national exchequer, and nearly < a million sterling per month is paid out in wages to support the Irish. The theory of taxation require* yet to be understood: it has received great light by the new movements lately made here in abolishing protection, (that is, the high tariff,) and resorting to low duties. The returns for the last quarter, brought down to January ,1847, afford a sin g. larly triumphant refutation of high tariff men in all parts of the world. Notwithstanding the duties have been reduced in some cases twenty-four times below their former amount, the revenue in every brunch bar increased, both on the year as woll as on the quarter. The teetotallers (as the temperance societies are called here.) are makiug great and partially successful efforts to abolish Christianity, and to bring the country to the happy condition of the Mahometans, who joined the temperunce cause, and what is more, have stuck to it for l'JOO years Th<y say in their preaching and teaching thut it is of no use to preach the gospel or the sciiptures, but you must begin with temperance and make mon sober, aud establish the great temperance cause. They would thus soon set themselves and their inebriate ravings above Christianity They may succeed in the United States, in some parts, but they cannot here, en account of the groat beer cause; forat dinner time in Londou, from 1J till -i o'clock, and again at supper time, at 0 o'clock, the post boys, as tliey aro called, go round from house to house, with beer, which is taken regularlv at these meals; and above two millions of gallons of beer daily are required in this great city to help wash down the roast beef and pluin puJding which smokes, as usual, on every board, as if there was no Ireland and uo tumine. France is not politically in an enviable position with tne toreigu powers ; at no lormer period ot her history was she in more contempt with her neighbors. To the mortilicatiou of the Kinp, the Northern Courts hare,it is said, sent an unper tiva demand, requring an absolute ronunciation of the throne ol Spain on the part of France for the Duke and Duchess of Montpenmar, or any of the Orleans dynasty. Thus tho very oh ject of so much labor and oxertion is snatched out of the King's hands, and all tho views as to Spain frustrated Another indignity Franco has had to submit to, viz : a threat from Austria, that i the debulus oi the Chambers must be kept under, and the affair of Cra cow and Poland only be touched U|>on with due respect to the Northern powers If tiiis kindly hint is not attended to, Austria gave to understand that her ambassa dor would be withdrawn. Accordingly, a very mild and gentle tone on these exciting topics has been observed to prevail in the Chambers -tho Deputies of Franco are i effectually gagged; it is not ot much consequence, however, for they were bofoio but more puppets in tho bauds of the Ministry, who pulled the wires und guided them i all, quite harmoniously and obediontly. The government an l ffnances oi Spain are in a s'ato ol j 1 great confusion and disorder, and there is little, it any, doubt that Austria and tho other groat powers will aooii i find a pretext for quarrel both with France and Spain, to , oatore the two banished legitimate sovereigns, viz:? the count de Montsmolin, to the throno of Spuin, and Henry of Bordeaux, to that of France. Indeed, u genu- ; i ral report has spread like wildfire, throughout the latter country,that the great Northem Powers were preparing to declare war against Franco, and put down the rovolutiou of 1*30, an uiiceasiDg eye sore to all hgiumute nun i urcbs. We may, indeed, he prepared to hear soon, of strange doings in Europe, and great disturbance of tho i balance ?t>w existing Cracow was the beginning ol tho monarch revolutionists?ami when once a single stone is loosened, or removed frrm the arch ol political morality and good luith, the whole ediQco it aupports, must soon fall to piecos. This is a law as constant, both in private rind public atfairi, as tho motion of the planets and other heavenly bodies. A aerious quarrel is seid to have begun between Austria and the Pope, owing to the Pope's having rejected a Bishop whom Austria had nominated for consecration. The Pope is justified by eveiy reasonable mind, for the propriety and Justice of his course, while Austria is indignant and angry at her authority being disregarded In Tuscany, also, troubles have arisen, and here, again, Austria, it is said, has been called upon by tho (fraud Duke, to assist in suppressing the liberal tendencies ol his subjects. 7'his is the beginning of events in Italy. As to Switzerland?that confederation of little ropulilicsexists only by sufferance, as the lawyers say, and it will seon go the way of Cracow, and be extinguished like the ancient kingdoms of Bohemia and Poland, formerly independent nations, but now swallowed up by Austria and llussia yrhe war with Mexico seems to us all bore, to hnye arrived at its most interesting crisis. We are anxiously waiting to hear of a great battle?another San Jacinto ; ami perbapa Santa Anna ugain ma to prisoner. Mexico meets with no sympathy from the English, but is looked upon us a nation ol lost character? rogues and clients National character an delicate a matter a* individual, and can never be stained or befouled with impunity. Htrong indignation was felt horo at an attempt of the Mexican agent to issue letters of niarutie and naturalize tion; so much so, that the Charge d'Affaires was obliged to come forward and officially deny that his government had ever authorised such a step. Though John Bull effects to despise America and every thing American, yet I am happy to say, he shows his practical respect lor her by following, though at a slow distance, in her footsteps. Most of the < great national relorms, which have, ol late years, been < effected in England, ewe their origin to American ox- 1 ample. Questions, long ago agitated and settled with yon, now come up occasionally here. For example, education?the general education of the people ?is now become a necessary ministerial question, by the outcry of public opinion, set on loot by the preceding example of America. At the present moment, again, the old question of Sunday mails-settled in America nearly thirty year* ago, by Col. It M.Johnson's famous and immortal Sunday mail report?ia being agitated throughout the land and in Scotland,and all th? Pharisee* have united their forces on this subject, ns well as to prevent the poor from having food to eat on Sundays. The question at Glasgow is, whether the raitros 1 stall bo used on Sundays or not. The Pharisees settled the metier summarily, by t pecked meeting, end stopped the Sunday train. Another more 1 public meeting ol proprietors was then held, and the great body reversed the former decision, and determio ed that the trains should run as usufll on Sundays. (Jreat controversy and excitement has prevailed on this question, quite new to the people bare, and pamphlets, sermons and volumes, even, have been published, pro and cou, on both sides Meantime, the mttter is in abeyance, though practically aetlled by the majority of proprietors ! in favor ol the Sunday traius So that the " pious" may stop at home on Suudays, it they please, without any I foics being put upon them, while they hsve tailed in their eflorts to put torce upon others who do not wish to stop at hame or at taverns. This is sursly tho most lair. Those who wish to slumber may do so, and those who wish to travel may do so. The only imaginable draw- | back *o such a fair arrangement which can possibly dls | please any one, ia the disappointment which tho I'haiisees suiter in not being permitted to prescribe to and force npon others their own ascetic laws and verjuice observances, forcing others to do as they do, and compelling them to he pious when " they don't want to" I'itv they never read ( ol. Johnson's Munday mail repoit, in this, their contest to torce their own mere formality upon other people. That a man ahould be a follower ol any outward form himself, no one could reasonebiy object?nay, If ha wished to flagellate his own carouse end 1 ?P?U !! 5* LD. nin ww? OMMb euniah himaelf, why, let him do It; but for mercy'a wk? let biui never hove the power to aatend hia ponanoo*. hi* forma, or hit flagellation* upon other peopfo The? don't yet underaten.l religioua liberty end toleration? theae " atend by, people; 1 em holler then thoubut idly end pioualy dream of forcing and compelling ell people, nofma valmt, into their own dogmea end obeervancee. K. Theatrical* are reviving ; the " Bondamen," by Belfe, haa met with great aucceaa, end ia aaid to be auperior to hia " Bohemian Uirl." Old Drunr. however, doee not half All, there are ao many smaller tbeatrea, at lower pricea, and with bettor companies An Ineffectual negotiation waa inndo With Mra. Kenny Butler. It ia aaid the waa offered fifty guineaa a night, but wanted more. The opera world ia on tiptoe to aee end beer Miaa Jenny Lind, u ho ia poaitively coming here. Covent Garden will open shortly, when a aevere competition will take place between the two rival companiea; meantime the war goea on. The English, however, are leia theatrical then formerly; reading cluba, polytechnic inatitutiona, mechanice' ditto, and evening lecture* on aclence end philosophy. have multiplied, and ere patroniaed to an astnniahing degree, compared with former year*. American A Whirs In Europi i Ctraphlo Vlow or Thlnga. I Kroan the Livernool Mail. Jen. 16 1 Tht newt (rem Mexico and tba United State* brought by the Cambria, pettataea no general intereat. Nothing decided hu taken place in tea theatre of war. The American* have been exceedingly unfortunate in their naval operation*. They team to be novicaa in thia kind of work. They have loit *ome very valuable abipa, including ateamer*, and a considerable number of men. The war linger*, the expenditure inereaaea, and the pro*pect* are Oithearteuing. But there ia another curioua and adverse feature?in short, an extraordinary one.? The desertion* from the army of Gen. Taylor, at Monterey, are not only numerous,but alarming. The General accuse* the Mexican* of seducing his brave soldiers; and to resent the seduction of such eatimable troop*, he has committed thn alcalde, or major, of Monterey, ana hi* ton, to prison '. This i* not very valorous or dignified conduct on the part of the American commander. What objact could the alcalde have in buying the service* of such consummate scoundrels sstnoso which General Taylor brought with him, not to conquer, but to plunder an unhappy country 1 11 these men have deserted, who can assign the true reason* I They possibly have rude notions, as every American has, of the duties of citizens in a woo country. Thsy msy conscientiously believe that every citizen has a clear right to benefit himaelf whenever an opportunity occurs, whnt are the army, Polk, or Taylor to uim 1 Perhaps the oitizen hai been stinted in hi* pork, biscuits, and pumpkin pits. Porhaps the rum had run oat. Perhaps he thougnt that the losing side waa, by all tha rules of pure citizenship, the first he ought to abandon. We confess that wa ara unabl* to apaculate upon tk o consequences of thia war with any coafidanc*. We muat ?*y this, hewever?If Mexico can be conquered, which ia doubiful, wa cannot aeo what banaflt oaa possibly arise to th* Unite 1 State*. To conquer, in a military point of view, does not comprehend an ability to govern Th* Unitad State* are *o insacura, socially and urtlifinollv Annairlo roil an zltmi/l*?/l htr fa/stlixna max pressed by a growing shivery, ao lettered by an Afrisaa population, propagated aa beaita of burthen, that they cannot maintain a standing army, or a powerful fleet, without imposing, te which no New Englander er Yankee would eubmit. These are the obataclea which environ thla ambitioui ropublic, and place it in a atate of increaaing halpleaaneia. The acarcity, er imaginary acarcity, of cor* in England?a ead unreality, mischievously propagated by an unprincipled political renegade? haa given employ meat to every description of shipping,in carrying, at enor moua freights, the wheat, flour, and pig corn, of America te this country Why I Because it is more profitable to carry what are called breadstuff's. A charge of 14 shillings fid on a quarter of wheat, and 0 shillings 6d on a barrel of flour, is an excellent profit to the owners of ships. The cotton, of course, remains behind. Wo know it to be little less than a full average crop. Thar* will be an inundation of its produce sooner than is expected. We have watched the cotton market now for many years, as politicians,- quietly looking on, but wo never knew a eear of assumed, and, aa the brokers call it, of well asceitaiued deficiency, in which the Americans did not delude and impose upon the Liverpool importers aud the Manchester manufacturers. We assert that this deep game is in play at this moment. The money which America is extracting from England for her corn and Hour, enables the speculators tothold back theii cotton. In short, they cannot send it. The shipping is otherwise and more profitably engaged. But as soon us the turn comes, uud it must come belere many weeks pass over our heads, the farmers of England will open their stoics, corn must fall, and cotton will come tn like a flood. We do not claim attention to these rsmarlu on the giotind that we have never been decetvod. Tbal would be as foolish as it would be presumptuous. b'jl we invite our readers to study thsir recollections ef lormer periods. Trade of Belfast, Ireland.?Notwithstanding the heavy loss Una country has sustainad, tha trade of this port is steadily increasing. We have egaia opened a direct trade with New Turk and other ports in tha United States, which had ceased for some yeare. The giiudtng of Indian corn (the meal which is ao muoh required a', present by almost all clusses) is a new department ol trade with us, and is now carried on to u considerable extent throughout Ireland, and .which affords employment to many who would otherwise bo starving. Bo rue of our new mills, intended for epinaing linen yarn, have been converted into mill* lor grinding corn. All our shipbuilders are now Dually aoge(M, whiuh is also a proof of the veal increase of buainaaa. We find that the number of ships ragiilered at our ouatom house now is 430, amounting to 02,467 tons of new measurementi of these, 104 are mostly employed in tha foreign truda, mouiunug 43,800 tons, and tha residue ara coMsten, sa> 300 vessels, measuring 18,0*7 tons, showing an increusu for the past year of 34 vassals, measuring a gM tons, exclusive of those lost within that period. > * The nuuitier ol vessels which entered our harbor in 1044, uompared with tha previous year, show an inataase in the past year of 780 vessels, with their increased tonnags of 01,30*4 tons. It appears from a return from our custom l.ou?u that thero i i a deflcieucy of X44I8, in tha lecoipts liom last year, when compared with the former, but when we consider the greet reduction made iii our lunft, with the decrease in the consumption of tabucco for souio months back, which may he attributed lo the working classes being obliged to purchase food with what they formerly spent in this luxury, wa coald not expect it to he otherwise.?U^ljati Utrtantils Jtsi(titer. A gentlemanly looking man ot some sixty years, haring u held hi-uit with seme gray locks, c.une to Stewart'* Hotel list evening from New Vork,and took a room ? About tw elve o'clock to day tha r?|>ort ol a p.atoi in hi* loom was heaid, but excited no suspicion- About un hour and a half altei wards a servant wont in to attend to ilie chamber, and found him sitting in a chair in one corner with his head hanging, dead, and u discharged pistol laying on the floor he having shot himself in the right stde oi the head. A coroner's inquest was immediately bcld, and t* now in (eastou. A letter was found ou a bureau addrceieil to " H P. Urittain, Esq Elizabeth town?to be rent.'' lie entered bis nsme on the register as Villuid or Miller,ol New York.? Ntwark Jidv, Friday NOTICE TO ALE GENTLEMEN. GENTLEMEN, if you want yonr clothes kept in good order lor the remainder nl tne season, you had better take or send your coats slid pants to bt Murray street, rorner ol Washington, where yon can get thern either cleaned, dyed, altered and reliied, with new velvet collars, cuffs, linings, bosoms, on the siuit reasonable terms Note.?No disappointment at my store. Aline addrelted as above, attended to at snv time. A call or trial is all asked Iilolbes cleaned or dyed superior to any in the city, at No. 94 Murray s'rrel. fe14 aw'rh A. COHTIBSOW.f-om London. it) DENTl&is. 'IMIK subscriber has jnst received u cement (without mer A enry.) lor lilliug teeth, invented and recently improved by one efthe first Surgical lien lists in the world It is believed lo be the best article of the kind ever offered to the prolessiou. Kor sale at the Dental Depot ol JOSEPH T. MLHI'HEV, iM Broadway Orders by mail, aceompaayicg f I, can hare a jar sentsby return e?pre?s <31 Im'rh Urrn sor tni (ttv V on* h in a Cossraiav,# N?.? Yuan, Krb. It, 1147. I DIVIDEND.?The beard of directors have this day de elated a dividend of four per cent payable to the slockkolden, on and after the liti? lust., at tha office of the cotnpn ny. No 71 Wall street. The transfer books will be closed until the lith mat. fly order, lll lm*r I) l/NDKKKILI,, Secretary. LEFT OFF WAK.DKOUE AND FURNITURE WANTED. LADIeH OK OKNTLEMKN having snperflnr as effects to dispose of, inch at Wearing Apparel, Furniture, he , can obtain a fair caah price for the same, by sending lor the uibteriber, through the Post Office, or otherwise, who will attend at their residence*. J. I.EVKNSTYN, 464 Brow!nay. up stairs. Ladies can be attended to by Mrs. J. LKVKN8TY.N. fl4 lm*re Z. 1 wot IJO/jl.N I'ATE dff* HHlKHS.IJ~SnSrEN LP) V^X-PVPDKRS7 embracing Erer twenty it let Kid l>rire?, rarying from b?|n? $Jt<) |W Iff del ten. for aula to oblirrt and eipoitera, mid at retnl. by tha only maaafaetnrer of tha labiir in ibe United Statea, ai.d eiclnaim owner of ill the patents lor processes in the meuulactnre of Vbeaa loorfe H H. DAY. 133 lm rre 31 Court landt atrner NOTICE. THE r.opartnerahip heretnlora cutting between the nodeaeigned. under the Aim of Baow* k Bnoona. ia tbia day ilinaolvrd by mutnal couaant 1 he ootstandiug dabta of the firm will be aettled by Mr Brooka, to whom ell debta dne tl e concern mutt be paid, and in the eettlement of winch be it mm horned to uee the name of the Arm. H. BROWICR. SAMUEL BROOKS N?W Voat. Jin 3f., li<7 J3n lm*e ERVALENTA. THE Undesigned have conatantly on hand a freah anrply of Rrvalema, a valuable remedy in obatiaate caaea of conatipation Pnt up in pound path'get. H'or tale, wholesale and retail, by 1) Kb LUC fc CO.. Apothecaries and C hemiala. Sote aneceaanra to PLACE k SOL'ILLARR. fll Imere No 3 Park Row. and ".III Proadwae. P ALLEY'S fc < ONNKLLt PAIN EXTRA I I or. " C^OUNTRY merchant! can be anpplied with the tree J articlea, in any rgnantidea, and at prieea that rannot fail to suit purch'iaers-but to gel the original and gennine, the uumber, (.No 31 Conrllaiidt street,) tnuat always he tough' COMSTOI K fc < O N B-Wanted 3i to 30 (retelling agentt front different States, each to furmah hia own taam fit lm re si!M".N!i,,r.- roH kxni ' PUREE thousand doieu Patent corrugated Anapeaderi. 1. adapted to the Meaican and South American, as wen ea domestic trade, and warranted to alend anaWeewe ny any el,mate. I'or tale br the mauafacturer and owner oi ane I HORACE R PA f. ?? CenrUondtMM*

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