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

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 9, 1847 Page 2
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? N KVV YORK H Eli A ID. J(?w Vorh, Tueailny, Miifh #, IM7. Agent In Hertford. The tgeiit fjr the Hnali in Hartford, Connecticut, it Sit Abrahtm Rose The Volunteer *>j at. m?TUe St-in cling Army of Amrrlra. When 8 state ol v/ar was decreed by Congress to exist between the United Stales and Mexico, by the Congress of the former country, the miliT.iry enthusiasm ol our people was at its height. Our soil had been invaded, and the blood of cur countrymen had been spilt by the soldiers of a neighboring republic, from whom we had sustained insult and injury to a degree never before submitted to by a powerful country from a wealt one. To repel the invaders and re-establish the peaceful relations of the two countries, as well a* to recover the expenses of so doing, the Congress O. the United States placed at the disposal ol the President, the sum of ten millions of dollars, and authorized him to call into service an army of fifty thousand volunteers. The moment these measures were promulgated u> the people, myriads ol our fellow citizens enrolled themselves among the defenders of their country. The Present and Secretary of War were besieged night a id day by an army of officers, soliciting perinist ion to take part in the war; and we are credibly informed that within two mouths after the passage of the ten millions bill, the names of over t wo hundred thousand men, composing the bone and sinew of their respective places of residence were entered on the books of the War Department, every one of whom was anxious to take part in (he war. Business was laid aside, and nothing but the war thought of. The carpenter forsook his bench?the anvil no longer resounded to die stroke of the blacksmith's hammer?tho ! farmer forsook his plough, and with his rifle | in hand, eagerly joined the ranks of volunteers, and nervously awaited the summons that would call him to the wars. It seemed, in deed, as if the whole nation were willing to ha- i zird their lives arid their all to drive the inva rlers of iheir country from our soil, and revenge the lives of their fellow citiiens who had been slain by our semi-barbarous enemies. As a matter of course, the President could not employ sll who desired to volunteer. We mention these circumstances only for the yorpo?e of showing the intense enthusiasm for volunteering that existed the moment war was acknowledge t to exist between the United States and Mexico. But while this mania for vo- 1 lunteering existed, the recruiting officer of the regular army experienced great difficulty in enlisting men. All wero ready i and willing to volunteer and march at a day's 1 notice, but none, comparatively speaking, would enlist in the regular service. Wo alluded to these facts at the time of their occurrence, fur the purpose of showing that the American people disliked the idea cf fighting lor any master for pay; but that when their country was invaded, ! they would volunteer to rep. 1 the enemy, and defend their homes and firesides. With these facts before us, it may be asked why did not Congress authorise the enlistment of volunteers, instead ol regulars, by the ten re- ( giment bill recently passed* The number authorized could have been obtained in this State ulone, within a week after it passed, and ten times the number could have been obtained within the same time in the United States. Gene* ml Houston and otner members oi the senate, exerted themselves to this effect, but in vain. The till passed, and included regulars. We think we can account lor the reason, and e have no doubt that our readers will agree with us that it u the right one. The fact is, that the conduct of some of our volunteers is not what it should he. We are credibly informed that the volnn'eers who were encamped a short time on irovernor's Island, in this harbor, committed a great many indiscretions, anil destroyed and injuied much of the pubhc property there. The newspapers mentioned instances of unsoldierly nad riotous conduct by the Philadelphia Bouncers and Killers, as they were called, in New Orleans, doms of the Western volunteers, too, are not exempt from this charge, il report speaks true. These acts, although perhaps committed by only a few, injured the character of the whole body of volunteers, and induced the majority in Congress to prefer regulars. We regret this very much, because it implies u censure on the volunteering system ol the country?a system which we must, from the nature ot our institutions and government, always place reliance upon for the defence of our country. If the penalty could be inflicted on the guilty alone, and not on all indiscriminately, the guilty alone would suffer; but in a regiment of volunteers this ic next to an impossibility. V/o would, therefore, impress on our volunteers, for their own sake, ns well as that of their c. intry, 'ue nocessity of good disciplme and well r hul..icd conduct. They have a double duty to perform. They have not only to light the battles of their country, as soldiers, but they have to uphold their dignity as citizens of this great country. American Sympathy?Relief or 1rklani> and ' Scotland.?Just at the close of the late session, tho fallowing resolution passed the Senate and Lectin a law i? ^Hby the Senate and House of Rsprcsentabrcs o! t.ij L"states ot America in Congress assembled, That tho Secretary of the Navy bo ami Lie ,ia hereby autuon ej to place at the dispoaal of Captain weorge C. he Kay, ot New Jersey, tha United States ship MacedoTiian, lor th.: purpose oj transporting to the famishiDg p iur of Ireland and Heotland such contributions as may ha made (or their relief ; and that the said Secretary bo Ulan autuorii ed to place at the disposal of Capt. Robert 11. Koibat.of Bosten, the Cnited sloop of war Jamestown for tho like purpose ; or, if the Secretary shall he ot opiniouthat the public interest will he better subserved thereby, ho is authorised to despatch said vessels upon tho service uforetaid as public ships. That is sympathy which will carry a blessing vi: it Many a heart will be made glad at tho sight, and, better still, at the taste of the food which will go out in the Macedonian. Captain lie Kay, whose nunte is mentioned in the resolution, has been chiefly instrumental in bringing about this excellent measure The Captain is an American by birth and education. His life has been somewhat eventful. He formerly held a midshipman's warrant in the navy of tire United States. Leaving the American serv co about 1826, he entered tho Argentine navy, and lought his way from an humble rank to that of commodore. His family connexions are good, his wife being irom the old Knickerbocker stock. It is fortunate for the suffering poor elScotland and Ireland that they found so active an advocate as Captain De K. The Macedonian will be at the dock in about a week to commence taking m a cargo of flour and other articles of food. .Sixteen thousand barrels ol flour will be put on board immediately, and the good old Irigate will in less than a month bo dancinir HCrns* tha nrmn u/hii.h aha lm traversed bo often, bearing precious freight.? he Macedonian is almost the last of the ? nps captured by the Americans Irom the English in the last wai And it is a happy rei'. iction that she goes to her lormer home, whence lii saiied thirty o Jd y?ars art j laden with the imI .,ments of d-sath, carrying the staff of life to ilf ring thousands?a missionary ship, bound on k voyage of humanity, fnis is an act worthy of . Christian people?we return good tor evil. The Is i i?b government sent out tne Macedonian with p iwder and halls to deal death among our sailors h it <.ur tars took the king's ship away from the k ,i ,'a subjects, and now a Yankee sailor, by per, - on of an American Congress, govs back with I ho man-of-war deeply laden with the products i > peace. Fire ad m return (or cannon balls! lr pot this good for evil F The fffsu Pavement and the Common Council ?When Mr. Ruts applied to the city lcg'slatori for permisMon :o lay his sample block ol pavement in Bro>ul ay, ihe privilege was granted, but not a penny offer- d to aid the enterprise, which if snccesslul /as to benefit the Corporation very materially. The work was accomplished, however, by individual exeition, and the experiment resulted in the realization of the most san- j guine hopes of all interested in the work. Mr. Russ then, conscious of having done a good work for the city at a great expense to himself, applied to the proper authorities for a reasonable remuneration for his labor and material furnished. But the sages of the City Hall, instead of voting the money and a medal to boot, or at least their thanks, te Mr. R , got up a long talk, said much about the effects of the elements upon the granite and cement, questioned the propiiety of paying for a job until it had been tested, and finally refused to pay the bill. They said they wanted to wintor the job and see what effect the frost would havf upon it. Well, the winter is over; the pave. mem ua? uppii u icu uuu iuuiiu iiul wanuD|(. n only remains, therefore, for the Common Council to pay for the work, adding to the face of the bill an amount equal to what Mr. R. could have made with his capital if it had not been lying all this time in Broadway. Having paid the first bill, the guardians of the city's welfare could not do better than to contract for the same excellent pavement to be laid in Broadway from the Battery to Union Square The following table, which we have procured from a reliable source, shows the required outlay and the saving which would ultimately result from it. Official documents furnish the data upon which the estimates are based i? Appropriation! for repairing streets, from 1st of May te Ut October, 1846 $48 000 00 Amount probably expended on Broadway, for repairs, in 1841 28 000 no 33,000 00 Cost of Buss pavement for all Broadway $397,000 Intereat on above amount, at 0 per cent, per annum 17,830 Amount saved in sweeping Broadway, with (aid pavement 8,000 Reducing amount of intereat to 9.830 00 ' Amount raved per annum $13,180 00 : It would therefore require but 14 years to repay the whole amount, leaving a balance of $2l,962 27, at the expiration of s&id time, which amount : may be expended in the meantime for the remo- ; val of pavement for laying pipes, lie. Here, then, are the figures, proving as clearly as figures can prove it, that the city will be the gainer by the operation, to say nothing of the comfort and beauty of having an even, smooth and clean- I ly floor for our much praised grand thoroughfare. What Alderman will deserve the thanks of the j whole city by urging forward this excellent measure 7 The Mails bktwkkn New York and Philadkl. phia ?We publish in to-day's paper the reply of i the executive committee ol the Deleware and Raritan Canal, and Camden and Amboy llailroad Companies, to a latter addressed to the Hon. C. W. Hopkins, by the Postmaster General, on the transportation of the mails between this city and Philadelphia. The controversy between the department and these companies was commenced by Postmaster Johnson; but from what we have read of the reply, we should say that ho has got the worst of it However, our readers can form 1 their own opinions This document reviews both sides of the question, in an able and impartial manner. Decision of the Supreme Court on thk License Law.?The right of the States to regulate the trade in ardent rp>rits, by granting licenses for the sale of alcaholic liquors, has been questioned by many ablelaayeis The Supreme Court, jus t belore the close of :he la;e term, gave a decision which will sefle this point, so far as the right of the several States 10 enact license laws, &c , is concerned. The uecis'on of the Court is, that each State has a right to enact such laws to regulate the trade as they may deem advisable. This, then> >* /inaatinn on tap aa tKa virvVit tn seines aw taaw mo ^ubovivii) jw mi ? ? ?mv a *ftM" *w enact laws is concerned. The Cask of Calvin Rttss ?It will be remembered, that about five weeks since, Russ was tried for cutting his wife's throat in the month of October last, at a house in White street, found guilty of murder in tbe first degree, and sentenced to be hanged on Friday next. We now learn that a 1 communication was received in town yesterday, from Mr. Clinton, ono of his counsel, that his sentence has been commuted to imprisonment for ' life. New Post Office Law.?We believe that two letters can no longer go in one envelopo to different persons; but two letters may go to one and the same person. This is a silly law. Navigation of the Hudson.?If the present mild weather continues, the river will soon be I open to Albany. Important Law.?Tlie following bill, relative to proceedings in admiralty, has become a law. It will bo recollected we strongly urged its passage, and we are glad to see that our exertions were crowned with success. The merchants of this city, and the seaman, have a deep interest in the matter. Bo it enacted, W"., That in any cue brought in the courts ol the United States exercising jurisdiction in admiralty, where a warrant of arrest, or other process in rem, shall be issued, it shell be the duty of the marshal ' to atay the execution of such process, or to discharge the property arrested, if the same has besn levied, on receiving fiom the claimant of the same a bond or stipulation in double tho amount claimed by the libellant, with auffl cieut surety, to be approved by tbe judge of the ssid court, or in his absence by the collector ol the port, condition! d to abide am) answer tbe decree of the court in such cause ; and such bood or stipulation shall lie returned to tbe said court, and judgment on the same, both against the principal and sureties, may be recorded at the time of rendering the decree in the original cause: Piovlded, That the entile costs in any such case, in which the amount recovered by the libellant shall not exceed ono hundred dollars, shall not be more than fifty per cent, of the amount recovered in the same : which costs shall bo applied first to the payment of the usual fees lor witnesses, and tbe commissioner, where a commissioner shall act on the case, and tbe residue to be divided pro rata between th? cleik and marshal, under tbe direction of the judge of the coui t where tbe cause may be tried: Provided, further, That no attorney's or proctor'* fees shall be allowed or paid out of the said coat*. News from Havana ?By the Christoval Colon, 1 from Havana, wo have files ol the Diwrio dt la Habana to the 25th ult. The local news is utiin tercsting. Wo refer to the shipping list for the marine news. We see a tramla'ion of " Piesoott's Conquest of Mexico" highly spoken of by the Habana editors: ? The gay season was over, and the new Bishop allowed no oiber amusements to tbe Hahaneros than me Italian 'Inern un/i thin /rutin* irmfflllilf to Ld Pmn.ita. IpDtfE in lew day s for the United Mate* a< the Italian* were en gaged to play at New York and Philadelphia. No la'er new* waa received at Havana from Meaiso, but we notice that a considerable number of veaacla have cleared and are taking in *|rgoea for the coMt-vz: Saiuficioa. Alvarad >, Liguna, Sisal, Cam peachy, Jw.j and several of tbvm have cleare for porta in the United Statea hut are known, from the quality of their cargoea, to he botiud to the Mesican coast. Among othara, w* ee the French brig Amilie Riimond. Captain Broaer. cleared for thia city with a cargo of provision), dry goods, be., which, we are informed by a private letter, i* intended *o run the hlockado ol Vera Cruz. Flour had risen as high aa $18 noce the 13th; Indian corn was on the decline, on account ol the large quan titles arriving dally No alteration in the othar article) since our last quotations. Virginia LkaieuArraK ? In the House ol Delegates, on Thursday, tin- voto r?j*ctmg the hill to provide lor tlie axunwon ot the Louisa Railmnd to the eastrru base of th. 11 ue H dgo, was reconsidered, and the b II paired hy a vo ? of BA to 03 The lulls to umpo./ei the corporation of Petersburg to construct n abip canal and > incrporate the Virginia and New Vo.k ateii'n picket C6'(ipiny, also paeied the House on ths4 d,iy. Louisiana Dukm.imj Law ?The First Diatrict Comt at Now Orleans tnaao anotlicr attempt, on the 40th ult., to puniii'i Thomn* and Leheati, principals, "1 Ourol and tyHzti at, seconds, in a duel, fought some tune ago. The duel waa fought in a room, with small swords, ami Or Thomas waa badly wounded. The facta 1 i Wl7*,, I'toved, but the juty would not agree, 1 V *'n' VP1 conflned thirty hours they ware tlla; rh4rir^' ?x> sordlct having keeu rendered. 7 \ imelllgsnce fiou South Amrlca, . ( We have received the Bi itiih Packtt, published at Buenos Ayres, to the 12;h of December, incluoive. It contains some highly interesting intelligence relativo to the troubles between Buenos Ayrcs, Montevideo, and Paraguay, and the intervention of the Americans?Messrs. Brent and Graham. The blockade of Buenos Ayres continued. It had been in operation four hundred and forty-one days, on the 12 h. Slavery is abolished in the Oriental Republic ol Uruguay. It appears that llivera had made no important movement. At the last accounts he was at Las Vivoras. The British Packit states that there was a strong force of three armies in the field ready to crush him wliencver he removed to any distance from the coast. Annexed are a few interesting extracts: ? 1 [From the Buenos Ayre* Packet, Dec. 13.1 i Although we spoke advisedly in our laet when we hinted at the eimeter influence exercised in Paraguay 1 by Brazilian diplomi-cy, we were uuawaro at the time of the full extent oi the subserviency of President Lopez's administration to the policy of the Imperial Cabinet. We have now in our possession incontestible proof that < Dr. Pfmenta Hue no, the Brazilian Charge d' Affaires in , Assumption, is not only the political adviser, but also 1 the actual Foreign Secretary of the Paraguayan ruler. The Parafuayo I>uitptnditnl*?with a flie et which to the 34th of October, we have been favored?contains the whole seties of documents relative to the mediation of the U 8., and the mission of Meetrs. Graham and G. L Brent. Now, all the documents which have emanated from the government Of Paraguay clearly bear the itn- I preas of foreign origin. In fact, they aiford the etrougeat internal evidence of having issued from the pen of the Brazilian representative, as will be readily discovered bv tmy persou tolerably conversant with the Spanish r itd Portuguese languages, whenever they are re- i published In many instances the phraseology is Portu- ' gue.-e, and in others almost wholly untranslated sen- , I truces occur-, aa for example, the following in e note to i Mr. Harris, dated the 14th of October: " Par l? asanas i es *n cie intuifa," Vc. Will eay competent judge say 1 that an Hispano-American aver wrote srUuita in the i sense here given to it? Murder will out. But enough : of this for the present. We omitted to mention In our lest that President Lopez | had abated considerably hi* pretensions with respect to { the navigation of the Parana, having mada aa overture j i for e compromise, by issuing a decree to the following i i effect, under date of the 14th of October ! "Art. 1. On the assumption that a just reciprocity will be obtained, the navigation in Argentine veaseis with ( their flag from the line of the fluvial frontier of the Re. , public to the Villa del Pilar, continues henceforward free. | But the ascent of those vessels farther than the upper j anchorage of the Villa del Pilar is prohibited. Art. 3. Until the supreme national government shell | obtain the definitive stipulation of a ju9t and sure rec.ipro- < City, in order that the vessels and national flag of this re- j public may descend freely as raras tbe lowest anchorage , of tbe city of Coriieutes, and arrive with entire freedom, , they are prohibited to proceed further down than the j frontier line " Whatever President Lopez may call his flig, it is in the eyes ot tbe Argentine government, uotiing mora titan any ef the proviwiil Haas ol nanta Ke, Cntreiios or Corrieotes, used exclusively in the coasting trude. And we much mistalte if, notwithstanding his relractorinesa. provided be do not renew hie aggreisions, the Argentine fievernmont will not, upon the pacification of the Repub10, extend to hit Dig the same privileges aa those enjoyed by any other of the aialer provinces in the inland navigation; though at tha ume time we would very much question the propriety of continuing to favour Paraguay produce by diicriuunating duties. Aa the case stands between Paraguay and tha Confederation, the lit. tar, we think, would be carrying ita generosity to a too hazardous extant, ii besides allowing, ior the sake of the interests of general commerce, a iree intercourse between the former and the Argentine ports, it should fail to make the dissident province leel the ruinous consequenoes of the iosane policy it pursues. [From the British Packet, Dec ] Messrs. Graham and G L. Brent arrived in town on I Monday ivst from Paraguay, with despatches ior tha U. 8. legation. It is nudarstood that Signior Lopez had not only issued a decree, as was befors stated, suspending hostilities against tha confederation, hut actually disbanded hi* uimy- For tbe rest, the Paraguayan ruler appears to be as infatuated as ever with the idea of dissevering that province irom the national union ; and there is but toi much reason to i-pprehend that his eyas will not bo opened to the folly of such a pretention until he shall have shaken off the ominous influence of Brazilian diplomacy. That 8ignior Lopez should remain lor any great leugth of time under Ins Iiresent delusion we deem quite improbable ; and we ook forward with confidence to the period ot pacification and renewal of commercial intercourse as tha commencemant of an era fruitful of results demoustrative of the immense benefits to be deiived irom preserving the nat'onal union unimpaired, and equally conclusive as to the aeifbh motives by which the Imperial cabinat is acI tusteJ in encouraging a separation, by which Paraguay would be the only loser, and Brazil tbe sole gainer A1 though the mission of Messrs. Graham and Brent has failed to attain the main object for which it was undertaken, it will, nevertheless, be productive of one very useful tesult, in contributing to correct the erroneous impressions, so prevalent abroad with respect to every | IUIIIH twow i/WU mm * d< n|| uaj , auu mua t'^u<u?w ? i j:i?t appreciation of the nature of the question at Ueue. i oaiaitTai. state. The Senate ond Chamber of Ko|>rcientativea of the Oriental Republic of the Uruguay, convened in general \ aaaembly, hare eanctidned the lollowing law :? 1. Slavery ia lorerer abolished in tho Republic. . From the time of the promulgation ot the preaent law all those slaves who hare not been previously emancipated it jure, iu virtue of the Constitution or other laws and decreea auterior or subsequent thereto, enter into the full enjoyment of their liberty. 5. The value of the manumitted slaves to whom the foregoing relet a is a debt contracted bv the nation. 4. The owners of thoae slaves shall racaive I rem the national treasury a just compensation according to law. ft A special law to be sanctioned aAer the tcimination f tha war, ahull provide for carrying the compensation into effect6. The provisions of the law of 11th June, 1887, in relation to minors, ahull be applied to those slaves emancipated by this law, who may be similarly circumstanced 7. Tho Executive Power shell decroo the details of execution of this law and publiin it whon it may be convenient. 8 Let it bo communicated to the Executive. Hall of Sittings, Migurlete, October 36<h, 1846 IV1 AiN U J''Lj J. MlUASktUl.l, rresiuenr Jock Martos, Secretary. Approved on the 38th, and signed ORIBK. BrBTAMDO 1*. BkRRO. I (From the Packt of Nor 21 ] The Montevideo journal, Camerein dtl flats, of the , Mth jnetant, i>nt><i.<lie*;the following extract from the j Defensor of (lie 11'h : ? " Tlie North American mediation accepted by the go- . vernment sncliarg- d with the foreign relation* of the Argentine C'enlmieintion, has been also accepted by that 1 of the Province of Paraguay, the latter having In vittae ' thereof issued a decree under date lith of deptemtor , last, ordering hostilities to ceete between the troops of that prorinoe and those of tlie sister provinces ef the confederation. Messrs. Brent, Jun , and IUrrie, had, in i consequence, proceeded to Asuncion ' It is scarcely necessary to remark that Mr. Harris's name ia, by mistake, substituted in the above for that of Mr. Graham. [From the Buenos Ayree Packet. Oct 31J President Otibe being about to take the field, > y a da- ' cree ol 10th inst, delegated the rein* of government into 1 the hands of D. Carlos Anaya, President of the Senate of ' the Oriental Republic of the Uruguay. The loan-jobbing company in Montevideo, who man age the financial affairs of the nominal government, have j lately had a meeting for the purpose of electing a new I set of directors to administer the concerns ol tha custom house. From a list published by the Commercio del J'lula, it appears that there are 400 shares held by 221 i individuals, whose respective nationality and amount of \ stock ate as follows Germans 20 holding 34 shares. Argentines 8 " 7 " Brazilian* 10 " 19 " Spaniards 30 " 07 " Frenchmen AO " 8IX " Englishmen 31 " w K " | Italians 18 " 20,'j " North American 1 " 2 " uilt-uinis. ....... " "79 Portuguese A " 7 " 721 400 Thli need* oo comment. Mark at*. Burnos Arm* Prick* CuaatKr, Drc 12.?Doubloon*, Spanish, $818 a $320 each; do Patriot, 317 a SIB do; Plata macuquina. 17 a 18 do for one, dollar*, Spanish. 18 a 16 aacb; do Patriot and Patarore*. 18 a lrj< do; six pel cent, stock, 63. exchange on Englind. 2% o nominal; do on France, 29 a 80 cent, per dollar; do on Rio Janeiro, at par, par pat icon; do on Montevideo, per cent premium; do on United State*, 17 a IB, hides, ox. for togland and Oat many, 32 a 34 per peseda; do lor Franco, 40 a 43 do; do for North America, 88 a 88 do; do for Spain, 48 a 80 do; do raited. 48 a 43 do; do horte, 2t a 23 do each; calf skin*, 43 a 60 per pesede; fbeep skiua, common, 24 a 23 per d?tan; do fine, 80 a 83 do; deerslcn* without pii~e; goat skint, do; nu'ria ikms, 4>i a 3 nominal, Cbincliitli tUin*. without tirin-; hors# hair, ihort, 44 a 43 dollars per erroha ; do mixed, 30 -t 66 do; do lung. 110 a 120 do ; wool, common, waahad, 18 a 20 do ; do picked, wi'hout price, do; do ahorn from skins, do ; do meatiza, dirty, 13 a 36 do ; tallow puro, 22 a 23 do : do raw, 13 a 17 do ; do wi h grease, 20 a 22 do; Jerked heef, none, per quintal ; horns, mixed, 2( 0 a 280 per thousand ; do ox. 800 a 400 do ; thin bones, withont price do; hide cutting*. 8 a 6 per 180 ibs ; ostrich feathers, white, without price ; (to nlnrk 18 a 10 do ; salted tongues, 8 a 0 per dozen ; salt, on hoard, none, per lanega . discount ) \i a 2 per cent month The highest price of doubloons during the week $820, the lowest price $818; toe highest rate of exchange upon England during the week 2S>,the lowest 2H 1 ; doubloons 78s. Mors i.s o* Bostoi*.?The Boston watch returns for the pest year, i. e., during 1840, show that during tha time included iu the report, ih -re were M .368 arrests by the night wstrh. O: this number 1 264 wore commit'ed for trial The arrefts v ere, lor n-.ur.ler 2 ; Inreeny 134 ; passing bad money 2 ; rnbhoty 7 , uHsaubsou watchmen, cltizoria and lemalei, 104; gambling 8; keeping nouraa of ill-lame 0, (4 males and 2 females) ; rescuing prisoner 1 ; men healing wive? 20 ; lewdne-s 39, (28 niniee, 81 females) ; night walkers nn ; diri mli ng the peace 247 ; lighting 111; d uukeiii ese 3311 ; vagabonds 80. The remaining number of finest! were for p itty offancos, insanity and temporary destitution. The number of commitments tor trial is a li.tle loss than one fifth of the number of arrests PgNftKYLVANU Canaijs ?UlBcial notice it given that '.he water will ha 1st Into the main line c| the canal on the littb inft. HIGHLY INTERESTING INTELLIGENCE I FROM SANTA FE. THE PARTICULARS OF THE BATTLE CP BPLAOITO, At SI Faso. BRILLIANT AFFAIR. THIRTY MEXICANS KILLED. SEVEN AMERICANS WOUNDED. &c. &c. Am. Our special correspondent at St. Louis has sent us a slip from the office of the Union, of that city, containing the confirmation and thafull particu lari of the battlo at El l'aso. now 10 do caiiea ine battle of Bracito. These particulars are highly interesting, and exhibit a courage on the part of the Missouri volunteers that is refreshing. The description of the fight, by Lieut. Kribben, is excellent. Wi learn that private letters have been received in the city, containing accounts of this brilliant affaii. Annexed is the intelligence from the slip [From ths St. Louis Union. Feb OS ] It will be seen hv the following teHer from nor Independence correspondent. thst there here been two srrirals from Santa go, within the last few day* The first letter of our correspondent has not come to hand hut notwithstanding, we were able to publish a brief account nf the battle in this morning's Union This evening we lay before onr readers a more full and accurate ac count IuPRSknoencs, Feb. 18 1847. Or a* Sia To-day another company arrived from the plains, bring leg Santa Fa date* as lata as Jan. 7. The news wbioh I sent you yesterdsy is confirmed in almost every particular, and I enclose yon an official report of the battle, printed In Ssnta Fe. and sent me hv a Friend. Yours, Ac. R. On the SAth of December, 1848, the Mexican forces From the city of Chihuahua, (about elavan hundred In number.) met the United States force* under command of Col. A. W. Donnipban, consisting of six hundred men. 180 of them being of his own troops, the 1st Regiment of M M Volunteers, end a detachment of 100 men from Santa Fa, under command of Lt. Col Mitchell, of the Id Regiment consisting Of 80 men from Ma| Clark's hst. tsllon of Light Artillery, (undercommand of Cnpt. Hudion ond Lt Kribben ) and 70 from Col. Frlee's Regiment I snd Col. Willeck's Battalion?M miles this side of El pffifla - I Thn following is tho substtnce of a letter from Col Dontnhan. Col T> states that he he* met the enemy anil conquered. and is going on to take the El Paso He farther states, that the enemy attncked him when his men were in great sonfnsion, hnt they were called to "ether immediately ind dr 'wn up as infantry, and received three Area from Ihe enemy, when the whole line opened a broadside tellng with great effect and breaking the entire line of the nemy. rapt. Re|d made a gallant charge after the third Ire with 10 mounted men. and in his attack killed save al of the enemy. Onn mule load of powder and several inraes and mules were captured. Most of the Mexicans arho were kilted were shot in the head, an e? idenee that >ur men shoot too high The battle lasted about bflf an inur There was only abont 30 minutes to prepare from .he time the enemy were discovered Thomas Forsyth, who brought the express, says that the Americans had a glorious Christmas frolic on the liquor, bread and w<ne which thev captured We are under the greatest obligations to Maj. Clark, for the following report from Lieut. Kribben, giving a tfur and Correct acco'tnt, and the full particular* of the ba'tle: ? Detachment of hfo Light Artillery, Camp below Bronte Rio Granite. December 96 1846. Diar Sir 1 can only writ* to you a few iinea, being upon the point of breaking up camp. Our detachment at Frav CHatobal overtook Col Doniphan's command Ma ? 1 - 1 1? i.d (.. rl n... jor Oil pin Wltn 20U men. IIH<i |ireTiuu*?jr iru i vi fit dov an<) Col Jackson was following with 300 man Col Doniphan had hut 1M) men with him. the ramaindar of his regiment being lick, attending on airk nnd detached through the country. From Fray Cristobil, our detachment marched with Col. Doniphan louth, when, at'he Lacuna of the Jornada del Muette. newa reached ui through an express sent by Major Gilpin, that the Mexicans had determined to resist at ?1 Paso, and had collected a considerable number of troops, intending to citre us battle An express had been sent to Santa Fe for part of the artillery under Major Clark, but no news bad bs yet reached us from there, so that the detachment of thirty men from the three companies of our corps are all that are here from the batallion. At the southern end of the Jornada, ten miles north of Don Ana, the traders had en eamped. Contradictory rumors of the enemy's approach reached us dally. Yesterday, (Christmas day.) when we had just arrived in camp here, with about 600 men, had unsaddled our animals and most of the men were engaged in carrying wood and water, the news was brought into camp or tho enemy's being in sight and advancing It waa about two o'clock., P. M , and the day was very pleasant Onr horses grazing some dietanre from camp, at the time we formed a single line and deter mined to meet the enemy as infantry Their attacking being evidently designed on the 1. ft flank, near which waa eur wagon troin, our detachment was ordered from the extremo right to the left, where we soon took up our position. One piece of artillery. 4*0 regular lancers and cavalry, and 100 regular infantry, beside* sons 600 militia troops from ?1 Peso, composed the enemy's force, according to the best information I can obtain from report! of prisoners and from papers found amongst tho baggage on the field of battle. The onemy ranged themselvo* on the east within half a mile of our line, the mountains in their rear. Iu our rear waa the rivar, with a little brush-wood on its banks. Prsviona to the eaceunter a lieutenant from their ranks came forward waving a black flag in bis hand, but halted when within ono hundred steps of eur liue. Thomas < alJwi-11, our interpreter. rode out to meet him. The messenger with the black flag of defltncs demanded that tho commander should come into their camp and speak to their general. The reply was, "If your geueral wants to see our commander, let him oome here." "We shall break your ranks thou and take kim there," was the retort ol the Mexican. ''Come and take him," said our Interprater, unwittingly uaing the phrase ot the Spartan at Tharmopylss. "A curse on you, prepare for a charge," cried the Mexican, "Wo give no quarters nnd nek none," * ' ? * * ' 1 ? awjw lila Via is/I era I. hoi waving nis hick uir ?. ??- loped back towarila the enemy's line Their charge waa made by the dragoon* from their right, directed upon our loft flunk, bringing oar detachment into the clogeet Are. "Ihiir infantry, with one howitzer with them, at the ame time attacking our right flunk. Their charge waa a handsome one hut wa* too well, too cooly. met to break our line Af'er thi-ir Gre bad been spent, their front column being at about one hun dred steps from the front of our flank, our lino poured a vollay luto them, which being a few timea repeated, ere ated such havoc in their columns, that their lorces wheeled to the left, retreating from our fire, and in their flight mado ati attack on the provision train. Here they >aet a very warm reception and were soon compelled to fly in all directions and in the utmost confusion. Their infantry having been put to flight, the Howard company, under the command of Lieutenant N Wright, taking advantage of the panic, charged upon them and took tbrir cannon from them?thia was soon manned by the artillery detachment, under Lieutenant Kribhen, in Colonel Michel'* escort. The eDemy had by this time fled, leaving their arms, baggage, previsions and other stores on the field of battle. A small body oi mounted men under the command ol Captain Heid. had by this time gathered together in a line and charged upon the enemy, pursuing them into the mountain!, where they sought refuge. The number of their Jeua is said to be at loast thirty that of their wounded waa alight as far ai ascertained Had we a single piece of cunnon with us they would h-tv< last more a( their men, but having no artillery on oui side, we had te act as infantry until we got possession ol the howitzer so gallantly captured by tno Howard com pany. We lost not a single man, and had but teven slightly wounded?we took eight prisoners, six of whom disc l ist night. Thus ended the battle oi Brscito, the fitsi buttle of the Army of tins West, and as bravely fought by oar mm at ever men fought at any engagement. We have every reason to believe that there is more it atore for us. C H KR BBEN, 1st Lieut. Mo. Light Artillery. Santa Fe, Jan. 1st 1947. 1NVEREST1NO FROM THR ARMY. [From the Washington Union, Maich S.l Various lettars have bean received from oflcers t< their friends in this city, of which the following is a sum i mary : ? j " Bhszos, Fab. 19?From Tampico wo learn that oi the 27(11 January nanta ADDa inuveu wuu ail ui. <u.|^r hie force to attack S.rltillo, arid it thii bo ao, a battle wai probably fought in that vicinity yesterday. Iho rumo corn"* id a Mexican paper, in which Panla Anna himse] giroa the information ; but whether it be or not a meri ruee, i* difficult to any. Genera! Taylor 1* there (Saltillo with 6000 men, principally Tolunteera, and a powrrtu del I battery of eightoen cane It ie a strong position but may beturneit, unless the passes are well guarded. ' By many, this report is considered to refer to a mer * demonstration ii|on Haltlio, male to cover a real movt meat towards Vara Cruz " We have accounts (vlexicsn) of a fight n?ar the Tea del Norte, between 3?(0 Amerirens aud MIS Mexicans (Ire latter defeated with gteut lois. " The general (Scott) and hia stiff emhatked on th l.tth. Plenty of baid dulling , the fight will be e recrei tiou i hut men mnst be trained, and sevarely trained, c they will fail in the fight " c l. cookk's mormon command. A latter hea been received from Col. Cooke, who is i com muni of the battalion of Mormons on their route t ' California, dated on the 30th of November last The | were then >00 miles from Pants Fa They bed encoun ; ered some difficulties, but ware getting along well, en expected to leach the Pacific in a much shorter tirn than was oiiginally contemplated Col Cooke did ni intend to Uke th? route directed by lien. Kearney, hi would pass near Yonas and F 'onteras. making the dii fence much shorter to the Pacific He had more prov | sines then were necessary, hxvn g then HH day s' suppl on hand, and regretted being encumbered with such i quantity naval news. [From the Washington f'nicn, March 1 Despatches have been recently received at tne Nav Department from Commodore Bjddle, in tho Units States ship Columbus, dated at Valparaiso on the III December, IMS, and at Calls on the Sd of Januar last, from which we learn that the United States Rats ; Independence, with Commodore Hhubrick on hoar arrived at Valparaiso on tha 01 of December, 1040 Tt I Unitod mates store ship Lexington, Lieutenant Bails' wm it that part at tbo nm Hm, and nil'J thaaea for tha coa?t ofCalifirna on tl a Oth December. The Independence lailtd on the Oth December. The Lavaat era* at Valparaiao on the 11th ol tbe aim* m< nth. on her return to the United Statee. It wa* tha intaDtion ol Commodore Kiddie to tail from Cuilao lor Monterey in a few day*. Liit or Deaths that mate ocouaaEDON hoakli hie U. b. 8nir Coi.UMBi i, ru. ?i Ji.>a4.iSio vr to JUecembe* *o, J tilt,. Time of it6 Ifamt. Ratt Jigt. ceatt Rtmarkt. jjlieer'i'odd lirutcuact ? Dec 1, I81J He?t? Uthli oldinuiai 11 " tl. Mich Laua>(an.. Co 29 Jen 23, 1848 fm U 8 8 Vint'a Jjarfb B>ue Mam a MKeb3l. " do And M_D?ul marine 31 Mar 11, " do Weak Parke ord trauma 21 " 27, " AtMtnilli Jaaiee Pieston .. .landemen 21 " 2?, " do John Hatcliice.,, ord seaman 24 " 30, 14 do Pal McCormick. ..marina 22 " 30, " do Wm ginciair do 21 " 30, " d* Wrn Todd ord teaman ? " 30, " do John Krntou mirine ? ? 31, " do W'n Malcolm... laademan 22 A pi J, do Chia Stnbblefield.ordeaamaa IS " 1, do Anthony Caetad... aeauan ? " 1, " do Nobla Richerdion boy 17 " 1, " do "obait Jonaa.... eeaman 28 " 2, " do y^?aPti?h.......landeman 21 " II, " fmUBSViuc'e 'erase cuxiou... mariue wintiriii r*ler Crouia do ? " 11, " d? John Low I* cept sfi'r gd 31 July J, " do Beujunin his. ..ctpt foretop 51 31, " do Aug Kleipcr musician 33 Aug 19, " ThosJooes qrgnnnor 35 " 35, " Win I ow?rs letraiu 3) " 35, " 4 > Eobt Woffatc..... do 35Sspt 1, " Wm do 31 'r 0. " Mark Jones ma-ine I# " 13, " do Blake .,. seaman 31 35, " Willi mam ill... do 43 Oct 19, " JtiaetQnin marine 21 Norl3, " Jemet Curding... ord teaman 31 " 18, " Srxntky Adami. ...arm maatar 41 " 37, " Peier lloyer ord ae man 23 Dec 1, " do Jsmss Ciaik, lat.. do S3 " I, " John Kay 31 " 13, " J U Butlner do 01 " 31, " Whole number of daathi from June 4,1845, to December 30, 1840 37 Number of death from apaimodic cholera at Manilla. 13 Number of deathi from dysentery .18 [Prom the Norfolk Herald. March 8 | The U. S. (team frigate Miaaiulppl, Captain Mayo, bearing the broad pent ant of Commodoie Terry. left the Nary Yard yeaterday atternoon and anchored off ihe Naval Hospital. She will probably proceed to *ea to-day. Commander Alex. Slldell Mackenzie foe* out passenger in the Mississippi. I Prom tho Philadelphia Ledger, March $ ] Aanivrp in oistbkss.?The U. S. steamship Scorpion, under the command of Commander Abraham Bigelow, made her appearance ofT the navy yard on Saturday, ana excited considerable curiosity, combined with admiration. at the beauty ofher appaarance. it was soon ascertained that she had put in for repairs in consequence el? springing aleak soon after leaving Now Yotkon Thursday, which subsequently beeamo so serious as to ronder it dangerous to proceed on her voy age. Some defect* in her machinery, whioh materially hindered her progress, were among tho reasons which induced the measure. As soon as possible sfter she arrived the discbarge of her coal waa commenced, preparatory to her being healed up on the marine railway of Messrs. Simpson k Nesl, which will take piece this morning. The Scorpion is rigged with three masts, and carries e sting on her bow in the shape of a 04 Paixhan gnn. The necessary repairs will detain her here bat * few days, and ae soon es they can be completed, she will start again lor the Gulf So urgent is the demand for ehip carpenter* in our Nary, that the officers of the yard hare inatruotioij* from the authorities et Washington to adranoe the prioe |ier d.-y to (3, which will be the price paid trom and after today until tha repairs to the several vessels lying there, and deatjned for the Oulf, are completed. About a weak ago the price was advanced from (3 to $3 50. but failed to procure the requiaite number of workmen. All our shipyards are now run down with woik, and double the amount of work taken might be had if meohanlcs could be procured to do it. Tlienttlcal*. Pabk Theatre.?As we anticipated, .the little Don icuiei Viennoiie attract fully >* largo audiences this week aa they did laat They danced laat evening the Pat de Flevre and other piecea, but to our liking the P?i | de Fleun la worth all their other dancea. There la ao j much variety?the numerous changea are made with ae I much precision, grace and regularity?the auperior akill and training of the little oreaturea, ia ao well diaplayed iu this dance, aa to make it the flrat and beat of their ex traoidiuary performance?, el-hough their merita and rare ariisticul acquirement* uru c*Uih:<eJ iu everything in which they appear, Ferro.-.a wLo have not aeen theae little oreaturea can have no conception of their precocity and akill, and ahould by all meana witneaa their performancea before they leave the city. Saturday next will poaitively be their laat appearance here. They will appear again thia evening in the Pea it Fl-urt, Pat in Maitonneuri, and tne Pot Pourri. The comedy of the " Lost Letter," the " Four Siatera," and " is the a Woman," will also be performed. how car Thiatc? Laat evening, M'lle Dimier made her first appearance at thia popular theatre, before a full and crowded houae. The grand ballet of " La Fille Maij gardee," wai produced, in which M'lle Dimier, at Lize [ (her oelebrated original character,) drew forth the moat enthusiastic applause by her extraordinary elforta ip thia Eopulir ballet. Monaieur Becnie, aa Colin, (in love with ize,) was alio well sustained. and Oeorgette waaadmi ra ly performed by M'lle Oceana. The introduction oi ballet upon the Bowery boards, will be hailed with infinite satisfaction by the numerous patroni OX IDI8 UUiy po| U&ar uighu o, uuu iud uuciai wau?bVH.vH. of Mr Jackson, in introducing the highest talent of l)ifl <l*y> regardlee* of expense oc trouble, will imure him bumper house* here, during the engagement of M'ile Diatier and the grand ballot corps. We have hod occasion to notice the various attraction* ei' the Bowery within the last few month*?the vast expense incurred by the enterprising manager, Mr. Jackson, in catering for his numerous friends?and wo look upon the introduction of the bellet, on the beards of the Bowery, with entire confidence as to it* success. Opera hae been hig hly pprecieted daring the engagement of Miss Mary Taylor, and so distinguished a bellet dincer as M'lie Dimier? together with the other attractions here, will draw bumper houses, and the exertions of the manager in thus catering lor bis nuaseroua patrons and friends, we feel assured will meet with due encouragement. Gkbeuwioh Theatre.?'The benefit of Signors Ciocca was well attended here last evening, and thia distin! guisned danttute was received with unbounded apI plause throughout, in the oelebrated grand pat de ileux, 1 in Swiss costume, and also in La Polka and la Paa Sty i rian Wo would ramlnd the friends of Mr- H. P O attan, that his benefit Is fixed lor this evening, on which oeca ' sion Mrs. Ada Htetson, Mr. E 8 Conner, Miss J uMj | Drake, Mr H Chapman, Mrs. H. IsberwooJ and Vlia Pir , tington, and several other eminent artjrts, will sppt ir Such an array of naVnee and high talent must insure Mr (Jrattan a full and crowded house from pit to ssJIery Tne" bill will be found most attractive?wficn ,ee. Urattap's Bejncrir - This gentleman, welibnewntt the citixens as a dramatic writer, and erceliont actor takes his benefit this evening, at the old Greenwich when we hope to see the houso well filled. Bowery Circus ?The three McFarland* are all thi ; raga just now at this popular resort The great card c the night will be the champion v&ultsr, T. McFarland who ha* turned more somerset* than any ether pet former?something like seventy or eighty, withoa ato| ping to breaths. The next feature is little McPVi land, the tight reps dancer, who is just turned his niotl yssr. He7s the most extraordinary child ever seen i the ring. Then come* Mr. G. L. McKerland. the hei culean urtiit*, who beat* all in his line, far and widi He will " bend the crab," and let a horse stand on hi cbest. Ice. Sea &c. Besides tlusecnrions performanoei Mr. Madiganand his infantile pupil, Misa Madigan, ar ' to appear in a beautiful mythological scene ot borsi i mansnip, called " Cupid and Zephyr." The , danteuee, Mia* densely lie, will appear in bar moat pupt lar put seals. Mr. Sergeant personates fchakipeare ; heroes on horseback; and John Gossin, and Boo Wi lisma, are to come out in a new farce, called the " Bai i haroua Dentist." There is but one citcus now, an - John Goseiu is the clown. r | lUlMlcUl. Thx Italian Ofiba.?" I Lombardi" w*s perfirms I again, last nlgbt, at Palmo's to a tolerable rood bousi 1 though the aeata were not quite to well filled aa the were on the occasion of It* former presentation*. Tt i singing wa* good; Benedetti, Beneventeno and Barili a] peared to good advantage. Benedetti'a performance ; the aeoend acene of the second act, was a complete ti xmph; but where *11 did so well, it were, perhaps, hetti not to discriminate " I Lombard!'' ta beautifully get u and it ware superfluous to say how well the princip > parts are aung. Toe choruses, too, are decidely'tbe be that have been produced during the present season, y there ia something that dont appear to suit The houi i I la well filled night after night, but the enthusiasm eviuct 1 en other occasions, ia not obaarvable when this opera l being performed. Tl>n eflect produced by the srvner r | etc., i? really beau'iful?more, it is grand. To-night R f rili takrs a benefit, end the house will be quite ami a enough to contain he vast r.oncouiie that will essoin!) ) to show to the fair henefioiary how highly ttiey a puree 1 ate her talents. The price of bouquets, it ia predicts i will be up in the market to-day. | Cmbistt's Mi.vstbels ? This very successful band ,. : Ethiopian minstrels present to the public e varied pn gramme for thie evening, at the Roriety Library The 0 ! programmes aeem to please everybody They are got ' I vocalists, excellent musicians, and Incomparable bu e I leaque Cachnca dancers. Their performance as Co< >- bellogiena. in imitation of the Swiea Bell Ringers, ir | truly laughable Tbey are full of mirth end wit, ai | are aureto draw good houses I Henri Here and CamiHo Sivori, have been delightlt n ; the lovers of music in New Orleans, and the efforts o ' the distinguished artists seem to have been well re-vat y ed, en t their success sppreciatsd. The concsrt root t- I were crowded'o oveiflowing. Of Hera's first conce id the N. 0. fif-rrury says : - It was a musical treat of t e highest order. He is decidedly superior to any of 1 >t ; predecetsois His execution is must brilliant, and wh it , ii i rare quality, ha combinoa feeling and hrijllancv. i. one moment he astonishes by the meet rspid end wr i. dnrful execution, end the next, by hi* very dellca'a si y tinutu touches, making each tone vibrate, as tb?ugh t a piano almost snoke. The yssisliii fdi brmvurm) on t nesn iUu trio from the frs.eua Clsres. displayed both t grandeur of execution and the sweetest touches or di cste leel.'ng and expression, ail of which he execti y without tlie least apparent effort. d Wa understand that the ground will be broken i t t :h tor Place next week, for the erection of the new Ops y House. T PersonsU MovantnU. .? ; Profeuor (Hidden commenced his lectures *t PUtsbnt r, I on the stk InstMt. I 1 / Move mo'ti of Trnvi llera. Thar* are the full nn ount of the arrivals wo found registered last night st the following hotel* AMeaicsif ? W. C Boardman Trey; J. Wilmo't, PhlUJelpbia; W. Stouait, Va ; C. Williams, New London} M Ackerman, Norwich; G. B it?sn<>r PhilmVlphta; G Hopkinron, do ; Messrs Ripley, U S N.; G. ilancey, L\ H A.} 8 B. Riymon, do. Ahtoh.?J Hendrickson, Albany; W Lo?n Ph 1; T. K 'beitson, Richmond: C Parker, BoMon; L Sherman, Hcrhester; Isaac W.nd Nyxeb; Geo Mood, Boston; G. Tjdd. Peris, H Brail' . Franklin; B Klemir g, Nasi.nil ; i. Walk.-un, do; T Kait, Memphis; J Cooper, Pittsburgh; K Stephens, Phil ; K A ukei.b-rgh, do ; J Still, fhii ; C March, N. Y ; W. Hubard, Virginia; lion 8. Phelps, Vermont; (J Gould, Piiil ; G Akmau, Mas* ; W. Corcoran, Washing on; O. livens, Maine; J. Webb, Salem. Citv ?F. Cutnmitura, Tennessee; J. Day, Vlrgicii; W. Kelly, do ; C. W Hallo way, Kentucky; J Taylor. North Carolina; D Patterson, Baltimore; J S Smith, U 8 Navy; J. Stone, Philadelphia; W. Mouy, do.-. 11. Cary. do ; J. Allen, do ; J. Miller, Long Island; W. Campbell, Virginia; W. Powers. HuntsviVle*?A Gerotne, New Haven; W Arnold, New York; P. Conover, Philadelphia; II Avery, Ohio; A. Powers, Lausingburgh; W. Robinson, New Haven; H. Smith, Rhode 1 la id ilowaao?Hon J. MoCrate, Maine ; Paul Worth, N Y , W avtson, Ky ; J. Kennedy. Philadelphia; A. Burlahod Alabama; C Kwing, Mississippi ; M Bradsbaw, Philadelphia ; G Reynold*. Baltimore ; J. Baldwin, Tanoesseei M. Anderson, M Morgan, Piovidence; R Smith, Lonisvlilp ; P Hatt, Alabama ; J Honey, Mies.; C. McKlvoy, Providence ; D Ross, Greenville; F. Riker, West Point; W. Hooker, Rome; M. Riley, Rochester; M. Van Hutkiik. LjnAi.ebuiirh : Cant Frith, T. Conley, Buffalo; R Kendall, Philadelphia ; J B-lloy, Mail; J. Bint, LoDf Island Jinsow?H &ui;th, N. Y j L. Snow, do: J. At vera, Richmond, Vn ; C. Smith, Northampton; J Knight, Hartlord; C. Lweoqunr. Weat Point; VV. Hanford, Philadelphia; J. lioaon, Baltimore; T Shior, Long Inland. Rathbun ? C. Slnipcon, New Orleans; (1. Murreger, Kaperance; E Rouiaell. Philadelphia; J. Nelaon, New York; W. Townseud, do; J Fletcher, Jamestown; Kdw. Ujdine, Staten island; T. Halberth, New York; J Basediet, Texan, Geo IVescott, N. Y. Tletinolae Diiiicera. Through thn medium of jour columns allow ma to state to the publio, that Mr John Povey, of the Park Theatre, ia not my agent, with authority to make angngements for ''Lea Danaenaea Vlennoiae" nor fur any other purpose Mr. Povey was authorised In December laat to negotiate with Mr. Burton, of the Arch street Theatre, Philadelphia, and Front street Theatre, Baltimore, for Lea Danseuses Vicnnoise, and an engagement wea made between Mr. Burton and mrself, te t>e fulfilled immediately subsequent to my present engagement at tbe Perk. Mr. Povey wae formally notified ot the diacont nuance of all authority to act in any capacity for my self, on the 18th day of January laat, and has been since re3ueated by my attorney, John K. 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Metallic Tablet ttaior Strop-Merchanta and others about purchasing an article of this kind would do well to "all at th- maun -c o v a d examine the variou* natterni offered, each being made of the beat materials, but varying only in heir outside finish. A liberal discount made to wholesale purchasers. O. 8AUNDKRS & 80V 177 Broadway, oppoaite Howard Hotel Portable fihavlng Cases, off the most compact form and elsga t finish. A he atifnl sppe-<We to the toilet table, and the most romolete yet olf redbait able 'o the want- ol the travelling public being manafanwel ef sueh mitenals as not to be affected >>v rh n?e ?f elimate G. SAUNDERS It SON. 177 Broadway,alew d nr. aoove Couitl-.ndtit. To Ntrangeis and Others?The Plutnbe Watirnal D Ruerrrun Gallery, ?n the upper corner nf B ov'way and Mur-a. ttiei t. 'a ceitai- ly 'he moat sitrao'iv* place that we have in our g' od eify of Qo hatn *ree nf chvige If they cannot find those who can 'eceg isethnm they chji 6uu those whom they can eat ly rec gui-e, and most likely sums of the intimate friemte Wigs?To those fiersoits thnt are so unfortunate a? to bs ba'd we would "commend to call and statu mi the largest ?ud best asso tuc t of Wigi anlTeop-ea in the cite Ko-ligh'ness and l>? utvoffl'i h. we ksow of not' iuy th-t can an well -upptv the pl?ce of tb- n>rural hair, at the w ga mannfa< t ired ny GILBBK r li PI E T<-HKH, practical H-ir Cnttn s and Wig Makers, No 179 Broadway, up stairs, opposite the Howard Horel. Phrenology?Mr. Fowler Lectures In Clin.on Hall, this evening Ai mission only six ctnts. For sweet breath ansl white teeth, P?1 lie's Orris Tooih I'as'e ?-We cordially comm-nd it to our readers, and exttecia'ly to the ladies Price 60 cents. Freckles, pimples, yellow spot*, and all redness of tare or neek, is f moved bv usi-r Tablette de P?rle et Alabaatre Price 24 cruts : or lersim n- ap or v amna oiiipuuuu ccnn *n. 10 pn ifr the bleu i. TnwmenH'* a-*iparillt. $1 Van Mamben'* Fcma'e Monthly Filln, $1. To be 1*4 at UT Bowery, corner Grand street. Bey be <Si <'ostn>?, Hntter*, 11H1 Broadway, New York, will introduce Spring Ka'hion for Genrtem-n 1 Hat*, March?, 18*7 ml * ibMri*r?n >?i of tll> Olato t'.irrr. Placet. " 7Ywr. State a* Utter. Wheeling Mar a ,.11 fee?, falling. Fitt.ihnrjr. , . Mar 3 ..7 f?et Cincinnati. .......... ..Mar 1, ? . flood Louisville ?.F?h39 0 ley* 9 inches. MO V P. V MARKK'I'. Monday March U?li P. M, The hall* cannot sustain tho market, and the fancies fall ufl', in spite of all they can do. It i* useless to di* goier, or to Bitempt to disguiso, the fact that pri;os for f.ucy ntocka and every thing else,are settling down upou a pure specie basis. Money is i-caroe and likely to continue so; tho basks daro not expand, but on the contrary they mu.t soon commence a contraction. There is so help for it) they are, in the hands of the independent treesury, powerless, and wilt be cono, polled to confine their operations entirely to legitimate channels, avoiding all losus upon anything connected in any way with ?p-rulr.tire moremrnt*. | The sales to-day at tho s'ock hoard, were not large, 1 but the decline in prices was pencral. Harlem fell i ff.!* ) | percent; Lour Is!.mil Jg ; Reading. ; Norwich and Worcester, X ; Can'on, X ; Farmers' Loan. % ; Illinois B ink }-i ; Morris Canal went up V The stock maikct it in a b.tii way- then it do health in it. ? At tho second boartl, prices fell off another fraction , f Il'.iu' it Bank ddclmed }\ pir cent; Hirle.n, X; Norwich I and Worcester, hi; Farmers' Loan, Jf. f. The business operations of the Reading Railroad Company have been somewhat restricted lttely, and i the quantity of coal sent to matket for the week, end I i ig the 4th inat., was only 13,670 tons, m.king the te:al | for the season 144 414 tons. | Vessels were very ccarce at Richmond, the depot of , the Reading Railroad on the Dels were, and the stook of . coal waa accumulating. Thia is an unfortunate occur. I ranee just now, on acconnt of tho high price of coal. A* | the season advances, the price of coal must decline, and i | dealers will therefore loae the benefit of present prices* | in const quenco of there not bjing a ?u >ply oi vessels | te take it to maikct. The rates of freight on cod transported eu tbo Reading Railroad, from the 1st of March to 1 the 1st of July, t'tis year, hers been fixed as follows: ? | f oot Mount Catbon to Philadelphia, $1 60 per ton ; frcm d | 8 huylkill Haven, $1 40 ; from Port Clinton $1 36 To s Richmond, from Mount Ga bon fl 40 ; from Schuylcill y | H iven $1 SO ; from-Port Clinton, $ I 10. te ' The trade between this count y and Rio Janeiro, in p- I flour, during the past year, has been to about the unuat in | extent. Tie importation and consumption of flour du*i ring the year, was as annexed ; ? sr I rLoua TSsor. or em jsxiiro? 1?40 P| stock in flr.t h?n.!<, Jan 1.1644 10 700 barrel!. J ] Imported .'rcn United 8'atea, ia B4fl. . ..193 113 " Irom Europe, See 17 177 " et | r ' I Total supply, 1846 521 000 " S ?le? fur con.uirp ioa und export in ? ]84? " Stock In first hnnd.i Jan. 1, 1S47 51,000 " !? | The annexed review of the market, for the year, will ;i i be of interest to those engaged 'n "'*l trade : ? I " ?t the commen.'emrnt of the year the hak?r? h?ld moiera'e stock* nnd there heing a demand for the Rio Of <3 an le hoi leia were v-ry ft m ?>.il Jmg* a ties of Riih? i m.ied wr? m ide m Jt'|| Hlfl n t S* u g ft9; Baltimore |M| a 18 M)0 Ii*t $ '?< X tdvto * from Ei glend t?i<n I Oheckeii lite matkei rh? rrivala to July were 1 ige end >d 1 mostli Richmond. Prlcd- Jimd grfuallyt In * 193 ir for Richmond B.itimore w d PlidebhtH being more wanted, wrro maintained at I7;| a iT'l.yOo The T" arrival" in Julr were large, hut an unexpected .lemend , for the Cape of Good Hope and the South, relievidtho 8 market of 17 000 ht.R at a reducion of l|| a 1 []yfKI |ier hhlj et the oloae holder* were Aim at 16! tur b.iltimiro, ! is ; Richmond The salesio August to loth, were 10 003 < f | htiu. at 15i|V10 a lH'i B tltiioore; I" a lr|| for Riohntond ? d- The snivels fiotu that time weie veiy heave, being n? : 91.000 to the aud of tho month The uau il time of mtfi val of tiew flour boing iteor, although the atock was of 1 : hette quality tnen the new would he for aome time, tit alarm was taken and sulci of Philadelphia made on 2ft'h I"* at 13{| and on Slit n cargo of frrah O Dance at 12;,100, At being a reduction of 4[] flOO per bnl in three week* In m* Sopteinher the arrivala wore moderate but considetahU aalea were made at very low price*; the iniprea?ion jj* being given that the cropa in the Uni'od H ate* would " ne very heave, price* lew and large shipment*, in con * sequence of the determination of ? iine hoidera not 10 he ! '* , left with a ly old 011 hand Kiehmnnd void at |t|| 16|| lBi ! fiOO. O .Dance and Column. I *J|| 600 > 18|| Richmond ! 1 ountry 12|| and Bul'itnoro I |i;tHH> Some bo.d?r? of good Ir. I! ur retired With their stocks,o in/ convinced that there irm w.ia do cenie for elnrtn. In October the arrival* were I tether lerge, hut hoidera ware enabled to obtain belter price*, assisted by tho account* of the ahoit cropa In Europe, and the certainty that the exnurt* from the United fk Stale* would be moderate, especially of Richmond city, I Now Gallego wrlved on Mtb, and ?u fold at 191,409 ^

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