Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 13, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 13, 1847 Page 2
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r m . an mm ? MM?r*"' *- *? - ?' >? NISW YOKK HERALD. 1 Kew York, ?nlnr?lny, March ltl, IHiT. THE WEEKLY HERALD. _ Thr Illustrations of Vera Cruz anil San Juan d'L'lloa. The Wtekly Herald for this week will be ready at 8 o'clock this morning. It will be, without doubt the most interesting ?nd valuable sheet that we have ever issued. It will oontain Commedore Biddle's despatches to the government on our relations with the Japanese ; a full and accurate description of the , city of Vera Cruz; lullaccounts ofthe great prepa rations for takin; Vera Cruz and 8an Juaud'Ulloa, 1 with a table of the naval strength in the Gull of Mexico; a full report of the commencement ofthe I Medical Department of the New York University, ( with a list of the graduates; also a report of the Commencement ol the Collets ot rnyaicians una Surgeons, with a list of the graduates; the latest news from the army and navy; Washington cor- j respondence ; legislative news, and a compend of financial, commercial, political and miscellaneous intelligence from all parts of the United ! States. It will be embellished with three splendid en- i graving*, representing the plan of the city of Vera Cruz, and the Castle of San Juan de Ulloa; a full view of the Castle of San Juan de Ulloa from the sea; and a view ?f the buildings, called the Inventor's Institute, in tho State of New Jersey. Single copies 64 cents each, or $3 per annum, in advance. Tit* tautest front Mexico?The Mexican Preparations for the Bombardment of Vera Crux. We have received the Diario de la Havana, and the Diario de la Marina, to the 27th ult. They contain intelligence from Vera Cruz to the 7th, inclusive. The authorities of the department of Vera Cruz were expecting an attack from tho Americans, and were taking active measures to resi >t them, arid were fortifying the National Gate and another point called Chiquihuite. The Slate legislature of Vera Cruz, assembled atJalapa, had authorised tho Governor to absent himself from the seat of government, for whatever point he thought he could most advantageously act for the defence of the State?they also clothed him with extraordi niry fjuwvfo. . Senor Kejon has finally been appointed Minister ol Foreign Affairs?Senor Canaliso still re- j mains in the War .Department, and "Senor Do. blado, Ex-Governor of Guanajuato, lias been appointed to the Judiciary. The question of supplies is the one that has as yet been the principal one with both the government and Congress. Our readers will remember that Congress, on the 11th ult, passed a law authorizing the government to hypothecate t or even sell, the property of the clergy and mortgaged possessions. They will also recollect that part of this department, (Vera Cruz,) and the ! legislatures of the other departments, protested j against this law, and petitioned lor its repeal; and they will also recollect that up to the end ol January, the government hud been unable, under tins law,to procure any supplies whatever. In the journals before us,we see that these protests have been continued, and the bishop ofMichoaean has been very prominent among the protestors. We also read that, Santa Anna himself, who at first, in some private letters, seemed to accord with this law, on the 2fith January, in replying to a mani i/l.i?.ti ?r.. oivu helnw. that was sent to him at San Luis Potosi, appears fo have changed his mind. It appears, then, from this, as well as other indications, that Congress was about to devise some other method of raising means, and with this view there had been a proposition presented to Congress to repeal the last law, and substitute lor it a loan from the clergy of $450,(W0, monthly. There was also pending, on the 2d nit., a resolution by which government was to have a carte blanche to raise means by any mariner that it could. But besides all these projects, one thing is positive, that Santa Anna declares, in the abovementioncd document, to Congress, that "he had found it necessary to seize 98 bars ol silver, mostly belonging to Spanish merchants in San Luis," and he moreover says, "I have again given my own individual security lor this, as far as I can." It appears, moreover, from references in this letter, that he had previously taken other sums under the same guaranty. On the other hand, the Secretary of War states to Congress on the 28th January, that ho had very recently remitted $35, iHIO to the army. As regards the war, wo will, in the first place, notice the previously referred to. In this, he answers the accusations of apathy which have been brought against him. He depicts the sad situation of the army under his charge, their wants, mora! and physical; his own conduct at every period ; his disposition to retire to private i(e, and his willingness to undergo exile, if necessary; and finally, Iiia resolution of marching against the enemy if he is not interfered with. This same resolu'ion was expressed in the communication which he sent to Congress along with this document. On the 27tli January, he issued a proclamation to his army, which w<? have before given. It appears to be beyond doubt, that on the 27th January, the army commenced their march, apparently in the direction of Saltillo and Monterey, towards which he had already advanced some brigades. Tbo brigade which whs at Tula on the 25th January, under the orders of General Valencia, had been transferred to .those of Brigadier General Ciriaco Vasquez. 'l'he ImnilKrstlon haw?What la It ??What do our Legislators Intend to do with It 7 Legislatures, as well as individuals, frequently exhibit a lamentable want of knowledge and experience in matters that children, even, are presumed to be acquainted with. We have ati instance ol this in some recent proceedings of the Legislature of this State, in icgard to the bonding and taxing of einigiants arriving at the port ol Mew York, which we aro confident will furnish pretty strong evidence that the gentleman who introduced it was either determined to strike a severe blow at this city, or is lamentably ignorant of the matter that he desired to legislate upon. The bill which this legislator introduced, for tho purpose ol relieving the city and folate ef New York from the burden of supporting pauper emigrants, imposes a tax of one dollar a head, as a commutation fee, on every emigrant arriving at this port, and also re <1 uires a bond with two sureties, each of whom must justify in the sum of five hundred dollars over arid above all previous bonds, conditioner lor the support of the aged, infirm, decrepid anc >uch as are likely to become a permanent charge upon the city, such bonds to extend to ever] county and town in the State, and last in each case, wo believe, for ten years. Ifthisisnot u specimen ol what is called wilt 1 legislation, then we never saw or heard of one Tnis bill is no doubt predicated on the foolish arit s lly report that has been publiflied pretty largel in the newspapers here and in the other parts o the State, to the effect that the alms house of thi city is filled to overflowing with a mass ol foroi^'i paupers, whose supp'ort is a serious tnx on ou jo highly taxed citizens. If it is based on thi ? port, it rests on r very shallow foundation. Ir first plnce, we arc informed, that one yea rii another, the propoition ol freshly urrivei % * I migrants in our alms bouse, to all others, is not J more than one half, if so many. In the second place, we are informed, and wo have no doubt that proof can bo adduced to support the assertion, that for the last ten years, the entire cost to the city of New YerW, for the support of foreign I aifc ters, has not averaged near fifty cents a head on the number of emigrants arriving here each year. Proof ran be adduced to substantiate these premises What, therefore, becomes of the rumors of the great burdens we suffer for the support of foreign paupers'? What is said of the benefits of emig.ation to New York, and to the country at large 1 What would the United States now be, if thero never had beon any emigration from the old world 1 Who landed at Plymouth, two hundred years ago, but emigrants! What becomes of the large amounts of specie that emigrants annually bring o the United States! The returns of the mint will show tb at an immense amount of foreign coin has been annually recoined in the Am erican mints. lAnd where did it come from ! Surely, thero has almost always been a drain of specie on this country, until within the last s:x months or year, in consequ ence of the balance of trade being agaiast us. These large sums in lbr??lirn PnUi. mint thpmfnrti U a ua Koun VrnMinlit hither by emigrants. No'hing is said on this side of the question; but the dark side is taken, and a bill based on it that will seriously injure this city, if it should become a law. These, however, are not exactly the objections } we have to its passage in the Senate. We be- j lieve it has passed the other house. The objec- I tions are numerous. First?The province of deciding upon who are j likely to become a permanent charge on the city is vested m four or live commissioners. These commissioners may decide that a whole ship-full are likely to become a permanent charge; and ! how could bonds of the nature required be given ' in a case like t'latl We venture to say there are not a di /en men in the c'ty who could command ; so great an amount of security as will be required | by the new law or bill. An Astor could not fur* : nish it. Secondly?Should this bill become a law, it j would be difficult to find any one to receive con- : signments of ships with emigrants. Thirdly?The State at large, as well as the city, would lose the benefits of emigration, aud not be relieved of the burden of foreign pauperism? j if burden there is, which we doubt?because no : one here would engage in the business. Fourthly?All "emigrant ships would go to i Boston, Amboy, Quebec, or other :places, ' and their passengers ultimately find their ' way to this city, which they know is the focus o! America; and such of thein as arc incapable of providing for their own support, would, in reality, become a burden and a charge upon the State or ciiy, without either having a remedy. Fifthly?Its passage would do infinite injury to the city, by diverting a legitimate portion of its trade to other States. These are a lew of the objections to this law passing the Senate in its present shape. We are confident that they are well founded; and we hope that the Senate will pause and reflect on what would be the consequences of their passing it. We are informed by one of our most respectable emigrant agents, that he has declined to contract for emigrants until the late of this bill be known, if it pass without the umendment introduced by Mr. Harris, of the Senate, ho will decline the business, and establish himself in Amboy or Boston. Mr. Harris's amendment proposes that a tax of one dollar be levied on all emigrants, i and appoints commissioners to expend that fund . ... >-I - u uuj thorises the commissioners to provide for rei binding to any city, town, or county, in ! the State, any expenses they may sustain | in supporting these foreign paupers, and in ease *nv of the emigrants are idiots, lunatics, blind, i maimed, or so infirm as to be incompetent i to support themselves, it requires the commisoneis, in addition to the commutation money, to 1 require a bond in the penalty of three hundred dollars, conditioned to indemify every ci'y, town, and county in the State from the expense of supporting such lunatics, idiots, &c., at any time within five'years from date. We are as much in favor of the passage of this amended bill, lor the want of a better, as we are opposed to the passage of the original bill; and we sincerely hope that the obnoxious bill will never become a law. The bill of Mr. Harris, unlike the other, will not deprivo this city and State of the benefits of emigration. It docs not leave it discrei tionary wi'h the commissioners to say who are, or who are not likely, to become burdens on the city ?r State. The commissioners could not under this bill, as they might under the other, declare a stout, hearty farmer, with abundance of health, hone and sinew?a man who, in himself, is intrinsically worth five thousand dollars, because his labor would produce as much as the interest of that sum would amount to?a person likely to become a burden on the city or State. This bill will, besides, amply provide for all exigencies, and relieve us from all burdens of foreign pauperism. It will secure to us the increasing trade of emigration, and promote the prosperity of the State at large. All classes ol our citizens, native and adopted, arc in lavor of it?as well as the shipping agents, who declare that they have no objection to give the required bonds for the maintenance of idiots, lunatics, or infirm persons. We rely, at any rate, on the good sense ol the Senate to defeat the bill, which places such restrictions upon emigration as to amount to a -v prohibition. The " IUttlb or Saltillo."?We are of opinion, after looking closely at the accounts, that the reportud battle between San a Anna's forces andGenernl Taylor, has not comc off. If such . battle has been fought, the result will have been one ol victory to General Taylor, of course; but we are confident no engagement, to the extent mentioned, at least, has taken place. By the last accounts, General Taylor had taken tip a position eighteen miles south of Sal1 tillo ; he must, therefore havo retreated from that station t? Saltillo, and thence to Monterey, pursued by Santa Anna's forces. Such a retreat never would have been undertaken by General ; Taylor. It must, necessarily, have been disastrous; because it would have been entered upon under the impress on that his force was incomI petent to protect Saltillo against the forces ol Santa Anna. General Taylor never would have allowed himself to entertain such an impression; i especially without being previously defeated This, the intelligence gives us no reason to be lirve. The retreat in question, therefore, cannot with probability of reason, have been made bj i him. ' I As the accounts state the battle to have beet (ought between Saltillo and Monterey, and that i i was won by General Taylor falling upon thi weakened centre of Santa Anna, Gen. Taylo I must not only have retreated from Saltillo withou 1 cause, but Santa Anna's ariny must have hat J room to be in lino or order of battle in the narrov t passes between Monterey and Saltillo; an irnpos i sible circumstance, Irom the nature of the groutu | between those places. 1 The impossibility that General Taylor will hav retreated before an enemy that had not defeatet 1 him, and the other impossibility that the batlli y wis won by encountering the centre of the Mcx P' lean army in a delile road, proves the battle to b 8 a mere rumor. 1 It is not at all unlikely that the report of sucl r a battle has originated with the Mexicans, as i 8 ruse to draw attention from some point where i 1 is intonded they shall appear in force. T j It may be possible that it is part of < Ion. Scott' I I plan to have Gen. Taylor tall back upon Mon terey, and that he may have received instructions to do so. We do not think, however, that Gen. Taylor would retire in the view of an advancing r enemy, unless for the parpose of drawing the lat- c ter into a disastrous position. In the last men- | tioned case, the strategy of the] mnnteuvre will * , account partly lor Gen. Taylor's success, as well t j as for hts retreat and adoption ol the battle ground. We do not discover in the accounts any reason to believe that Santa Anna has left San Luis for a Saltillo. We expect he will lie found by and bye 1 to be in an opposite direction. We have no faith in the Mexican report of the evacuation of Vera ^ Cruz. 1 - 8 Ship Building In Ifcw York?Activity in 1 our Ship Yards. f The unprecedented demand lor vessels of s all descriptions, but especially for large ones? 1 the immense profit resulting to owners from t their employment, und the prospective business of our mercantile marine?are causes which result in the greatest activity at the * *'Mp yards in this city. All ol our ship build- ( crs have their hands full, and are continually ( turning away orders, which they cannot procure ^ hands to enable them to fulfil. The government j have talcen all the vessels their agents could pro- t cure, and those engaged in the merchant service are sought at almost any price, either purchased or chartered, lor the com trade, which is carried c on to such an extent between this country and Europe. Foreign governments, seized with ad- i miration at sight of our floating palaces, are anx- 1 ious to avail themselves of the benefits of ouc * skill in naval architecture, and send in proposals J of the most liberal kind to New York ship builders. All these things co.-nbined, have.brought about , a perfect mania for ship-buildirig. There is a con- j slant rush to the olilces of the Dry Dock. The ? yards are filled with materials, upon which the 1 carpenters arc at work The berths in the yards \ along a line of the river, are all taken up by the < rising labric", and the din of a thousand axes, J hammers, saws and mallets, is heard in ad- f mirable confusion, by the visiter whose ear is not t' dead to the tremendous clatter. In consequence t of the activity to which we allude, demands, in ( some cases exorbitant, have been made upon ^ the builders by dealers, in the material which is requisite for the performance of their contracts. Lumbermen demand the highest prices for ship timber, and every farmer who has a tree for sale [ j refuses to part with it except at an enormous t price. Woikmen being in demand, not only hero , but elsewhere, ask and receive the highest rates of wages ; consequently ships built at the present t time cost much more than formerly. A ? more definite idea of what is actually doing J may be gained from the list which we give J below:? i! VESSELS BUILDING IN NEW YOBK. t Wm. H. Wkbb's Yard. j Ship of 1000 tons burthen?160 feet long, 31 feet beam, ? and 31 feet hold, called the New York, designed for 1 Messrs. Fox k Livingston's line of Havre packets, under 1 command of Cspt. Lines, late of the Iowa. She will be , launched on or about the 33d Inst. ] BShip of 1300 tons, 175 feet long, 38 feet beam, and 33 feet deep, for C. H. Marshall's line of Liverpool packets, I to be commanded, we believe, by Capt. Marshall. Ship of 1000 tons, and about the size of the New York, intended for Messrs Taylor k Merrill, Liverpool trade. ! Steamship United States, tire first of the line of the four between this city and New Orleans, under the direction of C. H. Marshall, Esq. She is 344 feet long on deck, 40 feet beam, 31 feet bold, and 1300 tone burthen. The engines will be about 1000 horse power. The floor and a great portion of the frame is now up. The keeleof two ships, 1300 tons burthen each, for Messrs. Orinnell, Minturn & Co.'s London line, will be laid immediately at this yard. Brow* 1c Bull's Yard. Ship of a beautiful model, for Capt. Palmer, intended ; for the China trade She is 960 tons burthen, 34 feet 6 inches beam, 176 feet length, and 30 feet hold. Steamship-of-war, for the Peruvian government. She is about 600 tons burthon, and will be furnished with side wheels. Wkstertelt & M'Kav's Yard. A large ocean steamship, the second in the Bremen and New York liDe of steam packets, to run in connec j tiou with the Washington. She willmeaauro 3600 tons j burthen, 366 feet long, 40 feet beam, 34 feet 0 inch hold. I The engine will be similar to those in the Washington^. j She is to be commanded by Capt. Crabtree, formerly o I the ship Oconee. It is the intention of the Company to ! have her ready in August next. Ship of 1100 tons measurement, 1(3 feet long, 37 feet ; beam, and 31>, feet hold, for Robert Kermit's. line j of Liverpool packets. Jabfz Williams It Son's Yard. A beautiful modeled ship of 660 tons burthen, 146 foet ; J OA f..t W.IJ I. lODg, ^OO I?t)l Ileum, Uuu *v ICVI IIUIU. u**v vwv? -? I Crnele, and i* intended for Menn. Stanton & Frost's line of New Orleam packet*, under command of Capt. Uattoone, now of the Union. 8he will be launched in j eight or nine day*. Also, a Ship of 1004 ton*, 160 foot on deck, 38 feet beam, and I 22 feet hold, for the same line, to be commanded by Capt. Mumford, of the ship Palestine. W. H. Daown's Yard A ship for the Charleston trade, measuring about 7S0 tons. Also, about laying the keel of steamship Northerner' ; for Messrs. LSpo0brd, Tileston St Co.'* Charleston steam" j packet line, to run in conjunction with the Southerner 1 Lawrkncb It S.tCKnan's Yard. A steamboat of 400 tons. I'rrire, Patterson k Sttar's Yard. Ship for Messrs. Slate, Gardiner k Howell, o( about , 1200 tons burthen, intended for a Liverpool packet. Ship for Warren Delano, Esq., of about 960 tons burthen, intended for the general freighting business. | HShip for Messrs. Slate, Gardiner ?t Howell?Liverpool packet, about 13C0 tons bmthen, now commenced.! Smith k Dimon's Yard. A magnificent ship for Mr. Delano, measuring 1,000 ; tons, length 170 feet, breadth of beaaa 34 ft. inches, and 20 feet hold. She is designed for the Liverpool trade> and to be commanded by a gentleman who is well known in both hemispheres, and is celebrated for hi* nautical : skill. Bishot k Simorso*'* Yard. A neat steamship, contracted for by Messrs. Mason It Thompson, to run between Porto Rico and St. Thomas She is about 460 tons, 146 feet long, 26>f feet beam, and 11 hoM ?a ho nrnvirlftrt until aiiln ttrhnnla Alan a | until Steamer of 1 50 torn, for the Bratilian Government, to ply aa a mail or pagienge boat on the llio Grande.? I Alio, a boat for the Fulton Ferry. The keel of a iteamer | will be laid immediately (or the river trade, measuring 1 450 tons, 190 feet in leDgth, and QS (eet beam. Ciuin'a Yakd. i Throe or four large bargee, measuring somo 43.1 tone each. Apart from the above list, some fifteen or ' twenty contracts have been innde for ships, and more than as many more refused, by the builders 1 during the past low weeks The yards are inur. dated with orders, not only from our own merchants, but from foreign governments.HThcre are I now in conrse of completion three vessels for > foreign countries, and another is about being shipr ped by Messrs. Bishop and Simonson, to Brazil. Among the most important of those now on the 1 stocks, is the steamship Lafayette, at Messrs. Wes1 tervclt and McKay's yard, the second on the New 15 York and Bremen line, to run in conjunetion with r the Washington. The Lafayette will measure 1 2,500 tons; she will exeeed the Washington in all ^ her proportions, and, if possible, will be superior / in her appointments; she will be commanded k by Captain Crabtree, a gentleman well known to * the commercial community of both hemispheres, as an able and skilful navigator. We have, also, B at Mr. W. H. Webb's yard, the first or the New ' Orleans steamers lor C. H. Marshall's line, which 0 is to be composed ol four beautiful vessels, mea " suring 1900 tons burtben ; and at Messrs Brown B i and Bell's yard is a splendid war steamer for the Peruvian Government, which will measure about J1 1 800 tons. it > Movements ?The Hon. Lewis Cass and Col. Cuthing are in town. It is stated by General s Cass that the official despatches received at Washi ingtoii make no mention of a battle at Haltillo. Our Fleet In the Gulf. New Yomk, March 11,1847. | In yotir paper ofto-dsy you speuk of the frigates RaHan and Potomac, a? carry in* 14 runs. Allow me to orrect this mistake. They are rated at 44a, but are ierced for flu each. The Potomac carries at present 6fl [una, and tho Raritaa 6i, being two leaa in each gang, ray on the spar deck. This makes considerable differnce in estimating the number of (tuna in the Oulf Squadon. MAN-OK-WARS-MAN. Ma. F.ditob Si a-.? It was the V. S. Irigantine Vesuvius that ailed on;Sunday,Capt McGregor,Lieut.Walker Gordon, nd Parsed Midshipman Murray. Lieut. Benham is comaander of the Bonita. Of all this we were aware; we knew lhat our ressels were rated below their actual armament. The Ohio carries mere than seventy-four guns, ind so on. We took the "rate" and gave our ist accordingly]; but the probability is that the orce in the ('Ulf is equal to three hundred and eventy-five to lour hundred gur:s. It is not likey, however, lhat the whole of it will bo brought o bear upon the city and castle at the same time. News ihom Alio Janeiro.?By the bark Mac?ni Smith, wn ure in receipt of files of he Jornal do Comercio and the O Mtrcantil up to he 25:ii January. There is nothing of interest in hem, save that the message of Rosas, of Buenos Lyres, to the House of Prepresentatives there, tad been received in Rio, and from its violence owards Brazil had created some sensation. tThey do not mention a word about M.r. Wise, )r his relations with the government. The Election in New Hampshire.?We are ndebted to Mr. Cioyes, of the New Haven route, or the Boston Post of yesterday morning. It fives the following returns of the election in New iampshire :? Our returns continue to he gratifying. The allied irmy, wh-gs, Sic., Sic, has undoubtedly mot with a severe check, if not with a total defeat. We have the vote or governor in 175 towns, in which we make this result, ncrease in democratic vote, 2,600; increase in vets for ill others, 016; democratic net gain, 1,684. This gives ion. Jared W. Williams more tnan 600 majority, alter leducting the 1.171 majority of last year ngainst him. rhe Concord Patriot slip is confident of bis election. Jf the five councillors our friends have most probably ilected thruo, namely.?Jonness, in Rockingham; Jones, n Hilisboro; and Ferren in Orafton and Coos. The ienate has twelve members, and the democrats have probably elected seven, the allies two, and no choice in hree districts. In 164 towns, according to our count, he following representatives are elected. Democrats, 117; all others, 107. And in these towns there is a denocratic net gain of 31. It is probable the democrats will have an effective majority in the house. Theatricals. Pare Theatre.?This evening will conr.iuae ino re ingagement of Let Jeunet uameutet at the Park Theitre, and will positively be the last of their appearance n thia city. Thia fact, and the announcement that the eceipta of the evening will be for their benefit, we are atiafled will inauro a* large, if not a larger,.attendance han waa at the theatre laat evening. Their much ad aired divertisement entitled "Pot Pourri," which is comioaed of ten different national and character dances, perarmod by tho most accomplished of these fairy-like creaurea, together with the " Pus fltyrien," " Uallope des Irapeaux," and the "Pas Rococo," will form the evenag'a amusements, with the comedies of " Perfecion," the " 5"our Sisters," and the " Lost Letter " This h a very excellent bill, and will exhibit all the talent oi he Park Theatre most favorubly. Tho new play, "Wissnuth &. Co.," will be produced on Monday evening. It a from the pen of an American lady, whose reputation n literature is justly distinguished. Tho manager has ipared no expense in his nreparations to put it on the itage in a manner that will reflact credit on his establishment . Bowery Theatre.?" Ivanhoe" was produced here last evening, and was performed by a powerful cast? Neafie takiDg the principal character of I vanhoe ; Isaac, the Jew, by Vache ; Sir Brian De Bois Gilbert, by Clarke and Wamba by Hadaway, were represented with the usual ability of these excellent performers. This grand romantic spectacle was received with much applause, and the entire cast acquitted themselves in a highly creditable manner. Md'lle Dimier and Monsieur Bennie, next danced a grand "Pas de Deux," and elicited the most unbounded applause. This distinguisded and popular lady, as a danteute of high standing upon the public boards, has added considerably to the attractions of.this excellent theatre, and her engagement, in connexion with.that of Mile. Oceana and Monsieur Bennie, haa been most successful siuce her appearance here. Mllj. Dimier, Mile. Oceana and Monsieur Bennie will again appear here this evening in some of their most celebrated danr.es. We would remind the patrons and frionls of Mile. Dimior that she takes her benefit on Monday evening. We anticipate for her a real bumper house. Greenwich Theatre.?Tho grand tragedy of " Othello," was produced here last evening, Mr. E. 8. Conner taking the character of Otheilo, in which his personation *k..a /lirttAiilt rhflpurtnr wbh nntVArftillv lUfltoinfiH Hii readings diaplay great ability, and hii conception cf the part wan extremely accurate. As an able delineator ' those stormy impulses characteristic of the boll and jea Ions Moor, Mr. Conner may be said to equal must of the present tragedians upon the hoards of our public theatres We would remind the friends of this popular actor thai his benefit is fixed for this evening. Ho will have a jan: house, and preseuts a highly attractive bill. Bowcht Cibcvs.?This popular place of evening recr?< ation is still the rage among the admirers of floe athletic and equestrian performances. The McKurlands continue to elicit the most enthusiastic opplauie nightly by theii inimitable feats. This evening the hill will be found to combine a splendid array of the highest talent in this line Negro minstrelsy, by the Ethiopian vocalists; (Jnrvey, on the slack rope, and Mr. (J. Sergeant, in his comic scene of changes, will ail appear. To add to the attractions, the managers have engaged the celebrated French drummer, Monsieur < ussimer, who, besides his extraordinary performanees, will imitate the firing of a field of battle on hit dium. Ho w ill appear on Monday evening next. Mr Collins, the Irish comedian, arrived in New Or leans about 1st inst. to fulfil an engagement. ' Robert lo Diable" is on tho hoards at the Orlean theatre, where Madame Leon Juvelli, Mesars. Hutleyte Ouillot, Dubreuii, Lemaire, and Miles. Casini anc Olivie, are engaged. A complimentary dinner was tendered to Jas. K. Mur doch by a number of highly respectable citizens, at thi St. Charles Hotel, on tho 3d. Mr. Anderson was at Mobile, last week, playing Ham lot, Claude Melnotte, and the rest cl his iavurite list e cbat actors. Thomas Placide took a benefit at the Boston thsatri last evening It is said that M'lle Rachel is having a tragedy writtei for her, by Mons. Ponsnrd, on the story of "Lot's Wile. M'lle Clang/ was at Havana at latest dates. Miss Julia Dean has been playing at Lenisville wit) great success. A grand complimentary benefit was ter Jered her. Sol Smith, the well known actor and managi r, is rr nounced as a caadidcte fur the office of Recover in S Louis. musical lrtuts OrcRA.?I'almo's was thronged again lai evening,by an assemblage of delighted listeners. "I'Lon bardi" was again performed in the best style of the dii tinguished artists, and was rapturously received. Th instrumentation elicited marked commendation. Signo Rnpetti's solo, in the 3d act, was exquisite, and the at die nee did not fail to show their appreciation of it "I Lomfcar<h" is to no performed ODce more, on nex Monday ; and on Wednesday evening, "Lucia di Lan mermoot" will, by request, be given. The company ar now rehearsing "The Harbor of Seville," which will b tho next opera produced, and probably the last ofth season. Another season will commence in April, and intrust that wo sbail not bo disappointed in tne hope c seeing l'ioo as freque ntly as is consistent with justice t the exquisite vocalist who h isfnvored us with her swes warblings dining the present season. Thk Nkw Italian '1 noun:.?We give the rumorthn only fifty dollars per wock is the difference between th price offered and demauded on the part of the managemet ot tho new troupe of Italian singers about to arrive bo' from Havana, and tho proprietor of one of our lashionetil theatres. This difference will probably bo settled ti day ; but mora anon. Thk Al.i.s.uhai'iians.?This peculiarly sweet band t vocalists, give a graud concert at tho Tabernacle, o Monday evening next. Wherever they liavo performer they have given general satisfaction. They have gri dually risen to an eminent position in public fuvor, solel on the basis of their own merits. Their singing is ni tnrol nnd expressive?every cadence, either of song < conceited piece, appeals to tho heart?their native mel dies are familiar to the ears of their auditory, aud reca to the mind domestic nnd well known reminiscence with a sympathetic power, that imparts exquisite en jo tneul. The fuueral by mu of the Atlantic, which the sing, exoites the deepest sympathy aud feeling ; tl beautiful quartette, " The Spider and the Fly," arrangi by then selves, charms by its sweetness, and inatruc by its moral The lady attached to this troupo, rendt her solos with an case and grace which wins .for her tl admiiation of her hearers. Their programme is full < aiiety, songs, glees, quartettes, choruses, Stc Oi song, "Away dowu Knst," is worth, in itself, the ptice admission Their combined voices are truly harmoniou ' and their accordance is much enhanced by a swe. round, melodious bass. No doubt the Tabernacle wi be crowded. Chkistt's Mii?st*kls.?This very superior e.ompsr performs at tho Society Library this evening The . aongs are moatly original, musical and chaste; they ai versatile and pleasing, and are decidedly the best pe sonetors of negro chaiacter in the country. Thero is sweetness and simplicity in the music of their entertai : roants, and their dancing nnd other performances are I well arranged, that they aro sure to meet with succe wherever they go Tho gentlemen composing this ban are not only musical, but highly respectable. l)e Meyer and Burke gave their first concert at S Louis on the evening of the Oth. Samuel Lover gave su " Irish F.vaning" at Armot I Hall, Now Orleans, Tuesday week last. Si von, at (Sew Orleans, is appreciated as he oug! j to bo. City Intelligence* j | T?r. WtATHsa?The wind blew keenly from the N j N. W. during most of the day, yeetanley. ami we had ( ' what the "oldest inhabitant" wouhl call a "black frost." , I The citizens in general were well muffled up, and i < ' seemed deteimined to prepare themselves for all kinds ol 1 I foul weather. "Fickle fancy" would seem to hare a , t good deal of influence on the clerk of the weather, du- t ring the last lew mouths. , 1 Fiats.-?A flro occurred at the corner ef South end Dover streets, in a grocery, nbeut 7 o'clock yetterdsy ' morning. Damage trifling. Another Are occurred in a small shanty in 5th Avenue. The house is supposed to have been accidentiy set on tire by children Damage trifling. Ftaa ?A Are occurred yesterday morning at No. 336 i Fifth street, in a house occupied by Mrs.Wilson. Damage i ; trifling. I Rivaa Naviuation ?The ateamer Splendid arrived here yesterday from Poughkeepsie with a large amount of freight, and a great many passengurs. Fatal Sla Vovaok.?The coronor was called yesterday to bold nn inquest on board the ship Ohio, lying at the foot of Dover street, upon tho body of Rose Carroll, a native of Ireland,aged 64 years, who arrived here on ; Thursday night, in company with her husband, in the ' before-named vessel The deceased sutfer-rd very much puriog the passage from seasickness, in consequence of ! which she became so debilitated and exhausted that she died immediately after she was brought on deck for the , purpose of leaving the vessel. Verdict accordingly. Dkath by Dhowisino.?The coroner also held un in(lliest Ut f?7'2 Grand htr*??t nn tlia hodv nf nn unknown I man, about 31 years old, who was found in the East liver, near the foot of Grand street. Kiom evidence adduced before the coroner, it appealed that the deceased, a few days ago, tried to get enlisted into the U. S. service, and was there in company with another man, and that both were under the influence of liq or at the time. Dkath bv Arornsxr.?The coroner held an inquest likewise at No. ill Kim street, on the body ot John Guntor, u native ol England, aged M years, who, w.tilu in iho act of going up stairs yesterday, was seized with a fit, fell down and d.ed in the course of a few hours,? Verdict, death by apoplexy. Fatal Accioknt.?-The coroner was called also to hold an inquest at No. 362 Madison street, upon the body of James II Perry, a native of Massachusetts, aged 67 years, for sometime past a workman in Allaire's foundry, and while engaged yesterday morning, in adjusting the tope connected with the hoisting wheel, the board on ( which he stood broke, in conaequenco of which he was precipitated a distance, and thereby injured so severely ! f that he died in the evening.?Verdict according to tbo ; i foregoing facts. Kkll ovthuoasu.?A man named Frederick Seymour I fell oveiboard in a fit, at the foot of Grand street, yesterday morning, and was rescuod from drowning by a i man uuined Andrew Allen Police intelligence. j Mabch it.?Burglary.? Officer McAnanajr, of the 7lh I ward, arrested, last night, a man calling himself James j Conklin, on a charge of brooking into the exchange or policy ofllce on the corner of Grand and Walnut streets Justice Timpson committed the accused ior tual. Stealing a Watch. ? A woman called Eliza West, was arrested last night by officers Cos tel.o and Mincho, of the Oth ward, on a charge of stealing a gold watch, the property of E Bowdan. Locked up ior examination Charge of Perjury?Constable Vanderzee arrested, yesterday, two men by the names of Samuel Taylor and Samuel F. Suifl'on, on a warrant isaued by Justice Osborne, wherein they stand charged with ielse swearing .. k..,..k> K.p *, t in .lan VT.rina Cnlirl in December last, respecting the sale of a stock of groceries at -.O.'i Hudson street, wtiich testimony was said to be material to the matter at issue. The accused were detained for examination. Sacrilege~Ollicer McFarland, ofthe 17th ward.arrosted yesterday, a Dutch womaa, called Anne Ginmann, on a charge of stealing the charity box from the German Catholic church in 3rd street, neur avenue A, placed there fer tbe purpose of receiving contributions for the poor. The box only contained $1 and u few pennies. Committed for trial by Justice Timpsou Disorderly House.?Justice Hoome, together with oncers Stokeley, Geery, Thomas and Osborne, made a descent upon the premises No. 40 and 44 Grand street, about 1 o'clock, on Friday morning last, where they found the following females, who gave their names as I Mary Ann Coles, Alice Sweeney, alias Gates, Margaret I Moore, llachael i'rice,and Mary Marshall, who resided I in the above premises in a state of prostitution, und a peifeet nuisance to the neighborhood. The magistrate committed tliem all for a lurther hearing. Driving without a License.? Officer Bloom, the ettlcient hack inspector, arrestod yesterday, on a warrant issued by his Honor the Mayor, Charles Johnson, for driving cab No. 208 without a license, which is contrary to law. The Mayor fiieJ linn him f">, which ho paid, and was liberated from custody. Forging Cotton Lahtlei Oriicei' McGivney, of the lowor police, arrested, yesterday, a man by the name of | Edward Hammond, on a warrant issued by J ustice Drinker, wherein he stands charged with forgery or counterfeiting the name of J. & P. Coatos.of Paisley, Scotland, on i labels which are placed on packages and spools of cotton ] of nn inferior quality, manufactured in this country and i palmed off upon the public as the genuino cotton. The ' agent cf the above firm, Mr. Andrew Coatei, of No 12 Pine street, made the complaint and the magistrate held tha arciunr' tn hnil in thn cum ilflOn loflttiwpr nt i i court. Brand Larceny?Officer McCrady, of the 3d ward, ar- ! rested about 2 o'clock, yesterday morning, a woman i called Ann Lyner, on a charge ol stealing fib 25 cents, ! belonging to John H. Sallow, corner of Chatham street and 1'ark rquare, whiclr sbo stile from the counter, and I was making good Iter escape, when pursued by the offi; cer and caught. Justice Drinker committed her for I trial. Paiaing Counterfeit Monty.?OfficerNortis, one of the chief's aids, arrested yesterday afternoon, in Broadway, ; a man calling himself True Young, on a charge of pass j ing $10 counterfeit bank b.lls, somo of which were ; been passed as long as a year ago All persons who have received counterfeit bills, within the last year, will further the ends ef justice by calling upon the chief of po lice and identify the accused. Tnu chief of police committed him for examination I jjrrest on Suspicion?Officer Closey, of the 1st ward, arrested last night a man by the name of John Lamb alias j John McOovern, on suspicion of having stolen 10 sowi reigns and a penknife belonging to James Ihbs and James Fegan.? Justice Drinker committed the accused for examination. Recovery of Books.?Officer Watson, one of the vigi lant officers of the 0th ward, recovered yesterday from a thieving " den" in the rear of Mary Heed's, in Cross st, a lot ol valuable books, evidently stolen, for which an owner is wanted. Apply to the above officer, at the 6th ward station house, at the Tomba False Fretinces.? Officer McManus, of the 6th ward, j arrested yesterday, a black/ailor, called Charles Oroon, on a charge of obtaining an advance ol $20 1iom John Williams, of No. 7 Little Water stroet, to snip on board the ship Oat rick, for Liverpool, instead of which the laical was amongst the missing when the ship sailed, and last night the officer found him concealed under cellar floor, ahout fifteen feet underground. Justice Drinker committed the accused iu lull for trial. liams, was discovered last evening secreted in the hou?e No. 11 Bridge street, occupied hy Mr Ira Brown, evidently with intent to steal Otilcor Cunning was rout for, who took the rascal into custody, und locked him up | for examination. Small fatal a Thief.?Some small potato thief carried , oft yesterday four double opera glasses, valued at $10, ' two of them of large size, the propeity of Mr. Belden, proprietor of the model 8f New Yoik, now exhibiting at ! the Alhambra These glasses were placed around the j model for the convenience of visiters seeing the model 1 with more accuracy .when this thieving vagabond watch1 edan opportunity und carried them oil fetit Larceny?Adam Hosswas arrested last night by i policeman badger, of the 10th ward, on achaige ol stealing a chair, valued at at) cents, the property of James L. Harrison, residing at the corner of Broome and Allen sts. Locked up by Justice Timpson. On the " Sneak" Jlgain dome sneaking, thieves entered the dwelling house No 60 Ann street, on Thursday afternoon, about 6 o'clock, entering seveiai of tho upper rooms and breaking open six ti links, carried elf a gold button and a $1 bank bill, making good their escape. Movements of Travellers. The arrivals yesterday exhibited a considerable increase over tho few previous days, as the following estracta from the respective registries will show :? AMKKtcsn?David .Moore, Newburgh, YV Scrughun, ! Yonkers; J. Crcighton, New York; A. Wilkins. U. 8. A; Oeorge Frost, Michigan; General Cass, Michigan; J. ' Uadsdc-n,Charleston; M. Smith, Texas; (J (Juest, bait; H. Starke, Miss; W. Bailor, Pateisan; F.Jackson, tssex county. Astor?H. Lambert, Cambridge; W. Pope, Dorchester; A. Pope, do; J. Leonard. Massachusetts: YV. Halbricke, Canada; Jno. Harris, do; It Taylor, Troy; C. YVhitinun, New Haven; 8. Sneckler, Tennessee; C. Holt, Philadelphia; R. Campbell, Pittsford; J. Harris, Phil .delphia; C. Ulownett, N J ; J Butcher, do; 11. Wilkes, Boston; J. Blaney,do; M. Inches, do; (1. Cushing, Baltimore; 8 George, II 8. Volunteers; Col. C. Cushing, do; W. Tuckermau, boston; M.Otis, do; W. Ayres, Hurtfoul; A. Baldwin, N J; C.Cain, Maryland, M Jones, Philadelphia; J Fleming, do; B Hull, Baltimore; D. ? Milner, [do; S. HiRginsoii, Boston; J. Mecho, I'll hideiphia; V. Focho, Baltimore; Wen. Cunningham, N. V.; 11. Kent; 1'hiludolphia; K Skin nor Richmond. City ?Mr Brand, Mr. ( nmeion, H'aten Island; J. Mar> ri?on, I'luiadelphin; H. \t il li ken, Now Vo. k; U. Wehbter, u Illinois; VV Duck, i'hiialelphio; K lluli.nl, Boston; J . Seymour, Peekakili; R Van Rensselaer, N. V; II Kin ' | lay, i'ouRhkcopsic; R. .Meyers, N C; T. Brooks, Vu; J. ? Mcllw.une, VV. Ogle, Philadelphia; K I. Hudson, Ala; y VV. Smith, (loo. Trotter, Philadtilphiu; D. 1'oat, N. V; .1 Degraua, 1'riuroton. Kiiankui*?K Srely, N. Y ; C. Cornelius, Philadil >r pbia; 8 Cole, VVuj ne Co, J. Fonda, Philadelphia; VV. 0 Hassan, rougbkeepsio; J Kverott, Now Haven; J. ChadII wick, Alabama, P. Pepper, Albany; A. Ilossman Troy; ?. K. Kdgerton, Charloaton; W Wol'cott, N. V. Mills; J <a. ? Newton, Now York; VV. Smith, Richmond; It. Weeks, Y Ohio. l*j Howard?C. Comstock, Albany; J. Corvin, New Ha1,1 , von; VY. Wilaon, Schenectady; T. Wild) r, Troy; VV ' ['.aliens, Alhuny; VV. Bowman N. J; J Buckley, Boston; r" Jno. Holmes, VI. Chodsey, Montreal; J. Hrettou, Bufl'iio; l" J Bond, Albany; R. Bradley, J. Baker, Phila; W. Wei 01 ster, Rochester; H .Moraii, New Haven; J. Smith, Delaware; W. Branson, Fayottville; J. Karrell, London; J. 01 Thompson, J. Williams, Vermont, Col. Pnrker, Alabama; '][ W. Bruce, Canton; Col Thompson, Baliimoro; S. Sey'* mour, Hartford; H. Jones, N. Y; W. Wilson, Ohio; Col. III Taylor, M Jones, N O, VV. Ulaus, N. Y; Q. Latterell, 8 Ogdcn, Phila ly Judson.?J. Cutter, Hartfoid; W. James, Ohio; T Ben i nett do; P. Alpend, Virginia; C. Flag*, Pennsy Ivamu; Dr Bell, Wiitertiurj; II. Blight, Northern, ion; C. Don re little, New Haven; A. Allen, Mass* hu-otts; J Wl.r r ney.do; J. (latdner, Bristol; L. Barhour, .Madison; S g Baldwin, Klmyra; VV. Weber, Baltimore; 8 Thompson Uticu, Hon F. Smith, Connecticut. n" Rathbutt?H. Kcllv , Cknago; J. White, Po?i|?hkear. 10 sie; George Cotton, New Yoik; A Phisur, KeritneJty 18 M Br own, Cunibi i l,"e: J- Peraisli, New York; I) S-hio di ver, Philadelphia; J. Hough, York; IJ. Curtis, Virginia C. Campbell, Phila. ; H Wai.hbuir. , Worcester; W It. Bond, Southport; C.Jaunnv. La : s ilnrton, Auburn "T The rota was taken on Wednesday in the town o fharloatowD, to sea if the ritiiens will accept the new h? city chatter. We learn that tne charter was accepts. I by a majority of about 360 rotes. 1 Uw lntMlli(cii??k Commo* Pirn, Marsh 1 J.?Before Judge Duly??< icpk li frrs and Wife tl. Rogtri a'tai O'Brien?Tlii* auHrt wu resumed Una morning. In the course of tho txumlnalion of lha defendant'* witnsne*, some sc?n laoiii development* wcra brought to light. The pliutilTs counsel intimated that tha defendant was living in a itnte 01 adultery with captain Jonah R gors, the plainill Joseph'* brother; while on the other hand thodtendant charged Joseph with hairing ano her wile, with whom he lived whin at sea. and Ml*. Rogers, his w fc, ?ith having another husband residing in New Londou. there were other startling f?ats developed. \ witness named Uroaoc Kogkes, a thoemnker, residua in Monrpe street, deposed that a youug man named William Leonard, tho hiother or cousin of Jehu Leonard, who whs tho cause of the present suit, came to his doa<h in consequence of an attachment he formed fer Mrs Rogers. Mr. Jon" Cuius deposed that he knew the plaiutiti?; they were his tenants; Mrs. Rogers when,she took tha spartmeuts from his wile, was represented as a very woman oI great piety herse.f a ad he thought it would he very desirable to havo women of sirailur hahit* in tlie name house with her; but he soon faund he reckoned without his host, lor whenovor Captain Rogers was not ct home, tho devil was to pay; the "cairying* on" ami the " cuttings up" above stairs were intolerable, and ho found it impossible to stand it;, at lost he had to go up stairs and tell Mrs Rogers to quit, or it she did not ho'd get a search warrant and I'olice officer and make her do it in double quick time; he remembered that a young man came there one night and rang the bell; Mr Clarke opened the door and asked him what he wanted; the young man replied that he wanted to see Mrs. Rogers; Clark toll him to begone, or he'd break bis neck if he ever came there again; ho went away and came buck in half an hour, and Mr. Clark opened the door; lie said he came there for a young lady; "well," said Mr Clarke, " 1 could say nothing against that, so I said to him go end tind her, hut never let me seo your face again." Mr. Clarke also deposed that he saw Mrs Rogers and Catharine Connolly playing one day, aud tii t they were turned upside down; that is,that tueir heads were where their beols ought to be ; he thought it was a very indelicate position lor ladies, althoiign lie continued to look at them tor ten minutes. (Urest laughing ) Mi3. Cocks, the sister ot plaintiff', Jaa, examined ? She swore she would not believe Catharine Connolly under oath. Crest-examined by Kaskett < U. -Una not your brother Joe another wife living? A.?I don't Know. He had one some time ago; she lived at tlie Harbor, aud 1 lived theie; 1 don't know whether slie is ulive or uot. *1? lias not Mrs. Rogers u hu,band in N w London, and has not your brother been mariied only ay ear to this wotuan? A.?I don't kuow. Q ?Has not Mrs. Rogers told you that Joe had another wito that goes iu the vessel with him, and that she herself had a husband living in Now London, uud that she had a right to hove unother man while Joe was away? A.?1 dont know whether he has her now or not; ( heard he got a bill of divorce from her. Several other witnesses wero examined, but the details of their evidence were not tit for publication. The case was summed up, and alter a lengthened charge from f the judgo, was given to the jury, who are to bring in a sealed verdict. Iu the other brunch of the Court, whore Judgo Ulshooffer presides, there was only one case, on u promissory note, tried, in which there was a verdict for the plaintiff. It wus a esse of no interest. Coubt op Gchkual Sessions, March 1?)?Boforo Recorder Scott, and Aldermen Walsh and Walker?John McKuon, Kaq., District Attorney.~7Vt'af fur Keeping a Disorderly House.?tieorgo Beach, of No 304 Water street, wus this morning called to trial on a charge of keeping a houso of a disorderly character, at the bel'ote named place. On the part ol the prosecution, John R. Robiuion ti'Slitljd as follows 1 reside at No. 30!) Water strcot, Ave doors from the prtmi-or. occupied by Beach; I have seen females of the lowest character go into the premises in question: 1 cannot say whether they slept there or not; 1 have heard a great deal of noise and bad language us I huvo passed the house. hohkkt Liquet, u policeman of the 4th Ward, examined?1 reside ut 41 Cherry street. I know the house kept by George Beach; it has been u disorderly house for several years, where females of the mo<t abandoned character, and thieves, have congregated and conducted themselves at very late hours; 1 have known persons to gamble for money in the house; 1 lived opposite for four years. Assistant Aid. Mum-ins examined?I knew the premises kept by Beach, end believe it to be the resort of persons of veiy bad character. John Fa bloct examined ?I know the house of Georgo Beach; it is one of the very worst houses in the city; I have seen persona of the worst character resort there at almost uil hours of the night; girls of all ages go there. Chabi-ks Mnitrv examined?I reside at No. 311 Water street; I have been in the premises kept by Beach; ft was lust May; tho persons I saw iu the house on that occasion, were engaged fiddling, dancing and drinking together; 1 heard itiem make use of profane language; they kept it open as late as 1 o'clock in the morning. Richaiid B. IIoi.i.Aiso, policeman of the 4th ward, exuminn.l ?1 bm-.u- tl>n l,nn.? in ,.n?.ian. I l.n w.i ....... been inside. Charles Devlin examined ?I live at No. 313 Water street; am a buker, awl I have a wifo and family who also reside there; I know tho house kept by Beach; I have seen person* go there of the most infamous character; they conducted ihennelvos.very disorderly indeed, anl made use ot veiy bad language; 1 have seen females irom thirteen lo thirty yoars of ago go there; 1 saw two girls taken out ot the house by the (police; I ui.i deistood that they wore about thirteen years old, I and that one ot them had cohabited with Bench ; I my family has been greatly annoyed by the conI duct ot those who resort to Beach's premises? 1 have tried to dispose of my premises, but no ono will purchase them ; I have seen disorderly conduct carried on until 1 and t! o'clock in the morning ; Saturday night appears to be the worst of any ; 1 have seen women take men's pantaloons down at the entrance of the cellar, and which could he reen by persons as they passed by; Beach bus frequently admitted to me that ho kept a house of prostitution, and otferod to settle with mo ; he has inale mo offers of money, but I did not accept it; I recommended the withdrawal of the complaint; it was, however, on condition of abating the nuisance, which Beach promised to do ; Beach did not abate tho nuisance until ho was compelled, in consequence of a fire taking place in the adjoining premises; there were thirty-tneo houses of the same character in the immediate vicinity in which i reside. Tho prosecution here rested, and tho case was then openoa tor the defence, ana auer me examination ot a witness er two, tiio Court adjourned until to-morrow morning Walter Urquuart and wire vs. The Connecticut liivEit Steamboat Co ?This was art aetioa brought to recover dnmagos for an injury sustained by Mr*. Urquhart, und claimed to have been occasioned in consequence of the carelessness a.id mismanagement of the officers of the steamboat Globe. The injury wan received on the night ot the atith of August. 1846 The plaintiffs were residents of Brooklyn, N. V , and took passage on board said boat for the purpose of visiting at bases, noar the mouth of the Connecticut river, at | which place the boat anived a little after twelve o'clock ; at night ; and while landing the plaintiffs in a small boat \ Mis LTiquhart had her arm ba ily broken, and received ; at the same time some le;ser injuries upon her person. The injury to her aim and k? leral health was claimed : to be irreparable. The question in die case was, whether the defendants or their servants wore guilty of neg| ligence or nusm.inageineut at the time of the accident, and this issue depended upon the evideuco adduced, t he jtwy retinue 1 a verdict in favor of tho plaintiffs, for ! $1,676 aud their costs - Hurtlard Ceuranl, March 11 S'olltlcul Intelligence. The Charleston City Council tendered to Mr. Calhoun the hospiulity ot the city, ou bis arrival thuroon Monday kst A dinner was given on the occasion, at Stewart's Hotel. In consequence of indisposition Mr. C was obliged to retire early, and a public meeting, which was to have taken place, was postponed until the following 1 evening. _____________ Trout Fishing at " fuels sum" Carman's, Kooning that many of the readers of your valuable paper would like one or two dart tr ut tithing, now that the season his commenced, I will tell them of a capital spot I spent a couple of days atf'Un ele Hani's"' Kire Place, L ng Island the early pan ot this week, aud found the snort eicelleut. His place is only two aud a half miles from Tnphauk station, on the railroad, but i lew hours journey from the city, and ' Un. cle Sim'." accommodation* ate well known. 1 brought to the city with me, as a specimen of my sport, half a dozen trout, one ot w hich weighed two pnuuds, slid the others hut a trifle under. No plnce near the city can furnish sport tike " ??_______ Travelling Dreeulng Cast-*?.The Sntnsiibrr* reaper ifull. call be nrteution of the pa lie to theirs* sortmeul ol'ihe shove; ench pattern containing articles of the most convenient, sue, of re?| utility, anil warranted lo perform the du ies for which they were seve-ally deiisufd (1 SAUNDKR8 jit SON, 177 Broadway. oppi lite Howard Hotel. Aleta'llc Tnhlet Razor Htrup, the oldest nntl m at approved article iiuw in aie, having been licloreme I nb!ic fir the tart thirty \ rara, ran tie li.iii wholesale and remil at the subscribers. The nnhlic aim stiaugcrs are in* V ileil to cull r ml ciainme the varioiia patterns O. S VUiSDnItS (a. SO *, 177 Broadway, a lew dnon aliuvu Conrtland it. i'eliic'a Orris Toutla 1'aete, which hrnullliei tne Teeth, and gives to them a pearlv whitman; price >1 ceati.foi improving the cninp'eiion, giving it increas-d suit; near -nil beauty,use ciiher tli i Tabic.e of !* * 1 andAlabaster, p i e 24 ceuta, or Persian Etoap or Vauilla (Jcmpunn I, it ceiita. To Purify the Blood?Townsctid's Sarsaptrilla, or Wood * Alterative, e eh $1 per bottle; Female Monthly IVIt. $1; Vau Hanh-rt's I'*ISt. or Baudlocques, 75 centa. On sale nt Ifi. .VI GI'ION'd, 127 Bowery, coiner Grand atreet. Matrimony.?Mr. fowler will repent hit very interesting Lecture oa thia anbject, on Monday craning uett. in 1 liuton llall, commencingat7>? o'clock, and < losing Willi p ihlic eaainiunlions. This ia the list and moat i tarestins Lecture of the course A rree Lecture will be given, li Ladies only, on .Monday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, at the satne place. Those who wish to purchase n Hat to-day, should not fail to call at the New Hit Lompany, c liner of Nassau and Smnce They are selling ttie veiy i est quality of Nutria anil Moleskin Hit for thrne dollars. They hire no aecoud quality?no ?eco'd puce?ihej muit be well patronised to continue to ael! lit such prices. Rheumatism, Palms nntl atllTiiess of the Joints Mwlling of the Muscular auba<anceanaar them, h rnpliotis of the Snu, end all diseases arising from an impure state !'the Mo d, Vc? mir he efTectually rem lved h, the use of King's ...niixiund Syrup of H\driodnre of Potassa, Hirsvparilla mid Yellow Lock ?The elfici y ol there ingre* dirnts is mdupu able, unit by their judicious adiuit'sre, a remedv is f uud, that for the above o meil ennuSniuij we may almost (term an inftlli le cure For cleansii* me ays* j t*m from mercury this com' niaiiiiu may be eoaaidered a specific Cas-s which hive 'eiiateil all other tre<tmrnt h ive been rapidly and entirely removed by this powerful Altera tire Syrup Prepared wholeaa e ml rcail by ntu 10, i3, 13. II. KINO, 192 Broadway. M<M>rhen?rsOrnriuutetl dngurtlc Machines. ?'I brae beautiful inst ilments are an important imprnrrmrut over u I others, being miicri rn >ct convenient, powerful and effective. Prices cquall < low as f r i rfrnof article*. Mannfictured and aold, wholeaalo nud retail, by D. V. Mooniipan, 182 Broadway. 2 f Something New?An Improvement.?The r attention of the Hat wearing community is c-.lled 10 , Gonin's Bring style of Hit, with the new and original style 1 of lining introduced by the subscriber, ; "> 211 BROADWAY, opposite St. Taur*

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