Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 19, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 19, 1847 Page 2
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it . - 'J ' NEW YORK HERALD. New York, Friday, March 19, 1*47. ] srmxzro business. ? TO OUR FRIENDS AND PATRONS. The United States are now entering on a career of unexampled prosperity. The most brilliant prospect is in store lor us. Cjngresg has lortunately & joumed. Our merchants, mechanics, manufacturers, agriculturists, and proteasional men are delighted with this, and enter j on the spring business with lighter hearts. Belore another month, all will be bustle and anxiety. Country merchants, laden with money, I will soon arrive to make their spring purchases. j i >ur city merchants will then have their hands < full. Some will make money?some will not. j Some will have their stores, or other places of business, thronged from morn till night, and make large profits on their sales; while the stores of others will be passed by, and their occupants will not clear expenses. The first will be : those who advertise in the public journals, the others will be those who do not. Advertising is reduced to a science now-a-days. The man who J 1 makes himself known in this way soon gets rich, i I He who docs not remains poor. 1 We desire to inform our friends and pa rons 1 th-it the Hiraid is the best medium for advertisers < to make themselves known, in the city of New 1 York and throughout the Union. Our paper circulates most extensively among those who want 1 to purchase, and we can truly say that five dol- f Iftrft ATnAnHpH in uilvprtiflinir in it will iirinir nrn- 1 tits amounting to one thousand or more. He , 11 who neglects therefore to employ it in this way, neglect!) Ins own interest. In order to do justice to all rwhose goodjudg. j ment induces thern to select this sheet lor adver- 1 tising during the coming business season, we ! have, at great expense, purchased a complete font ol new type, that will produce impressions so clear and distinct, that the oldest as well as 1 the youngest, will bo able to read them with case. In fact, the impressions will be so distinct, > that a persion who has not even learned the alphabet, will be able to see that the type mean something. On the fourth of next month we shall appear i in our new dress. Advertisers will bear this in j mind. ' e - e, The Weekly Herald. ! n Oar weekly sheet for the week ending to-night, | b will be ready to-morrow morning at 8 o'clock. lc It will centain the late very important news of ( g the massacre of the Americans in New Mexico; ; n the latest intelligence from Vera Cruz and Gen. | Taylor ; the latest naval intelligence; the corres- I pondence between Col. Benton and the Presi- c dent; the English news per steamship Hibernia, j c in i>u ua tVittt VAiaal a Vt oil avviira in tVtA inlarim tha I I III VW0O VUUV TVSOVI Otiail Ul U?VJ 111 kUO lUkVilUl y kUV | I proceedings of the State Legislature ; important | and interesting Washington correspondence; i theatricals; a table of mail distances in Mexico ; i i the reception of Hon. John C. Calhoun in Charleston ; New York markets to the last hour ; edito. I rials on the subjects of the day; a table of the | pay ol U. S. army orticers; and a variety of other interesting matter, besides our usual collection of ; financial, political, commercial and miscellaneous news. It will be embellished with an accurate engraving of the town of Marin, near the pass of Salinas, in Mexico. We desire to inform our patrons that that section of the new post office law.charging three cents on transient newspapers, will not apply to the : Daily or fVttkly Herald, if they will leave them in j , our office to be mailed. We shall keep bags for , their especial accommodation, and forward them ; j from the "office of publication." By this plan . the postage will be the same as heretofore. , Single copies 64 cents, or $3 per annum, in ad- , vjnee. : < News from K is rope. | 1 The Hibernia is in her fifteenth day, and is, 1 therefore, fully due. The speculators' express 1 from Halifax, if not already in town, may be ; * hourly expected to arrive. Take care! J Important News from BIsxlco. I 1 In another column will be found some ex- } tremely interesting news from Mexico, which was 1 received in this city yesterday. Our readers will < please refer to it, and draw their own conclusions 1 It establishes two important points. First, that < Santa Anna took his departure from San Luis 1 Potosi between the 26th January and the 2d of t February lan, with 21,340 troops?that he had reached Matehuala, a town about one-third of the distance from San Luis Potosi, with the avow- j ( cd purpose of proceeding to Monterey. Whether I 1 he has done so or not, is a matter of much doubt. 1 1 The extreme destitution oi bis force would render i it extremely doubtful] hat he would go!so far to attack the well paid and enthusiastic American sol- p diers under the gallant "Rough and Ready." If t he has done ao, however, he must have arrived \ long before this, and, as a consequence, a battle a has taken place between the two armies, and no < doubt Mother brilliant victory acquired by our arms. < The other point which it establishes is, that i another peace messenger, or something like one, i had been despatched by our government,with offers of peace to the government of Mexico. The peace messenger in this instance is Senor Atocha a native of Mexico, who resided here for some time. Whether he succeeded in his mission or not, does not appear. The announcement yesterday that this gentleman, that any one, in fact, had been sent as a peace messenger, created a great deal of suspicion; but, if our readers recollect, we published the fact of his having been sent?his name, and the purpose for which he was sent, in our correspondence from Washington, six or eight weeks ago. This is all important, but in addition thereto we have had communication with a gentleman direct from the city of Mexico, who informs us that the government was negcciating a loan for 9100,000,000, with every prospect of realizing that amount for carrying on the war. This loan on paper looks like a magnificent lottery scheme-, and the chances of its negociation are probably about equal to those ot drawing the highest prise in oae of the lotteries of the day. But we shall see. We will undoubtedly receive extremely important news from Mexico very soon. Tbb City Reformer# in the Field ?Eighth Waxd Primary Election.?We are assured that we were misinformed as regards the statement niur m yesterday ? paper, so far a* regards the candidates for Alderman and Assistant A'der* man of the Eighth ward Neither Abraham B. | Purdy, nor Daniel E Pelevan, are candidates for Mderman or Assistant Alderman, but are the : lpporters ol a ticket that will use every exertion to nominate such candidates, regardless of the contending cliques of the ward, as will give the most satisfaction to t electors: suoh as under- ' stand their wishes, snd have the nerve, if elected, ' to carry thern out; pledging themselves to go lor , 'clean streets," and for diminishing the expense t on "ice." Tiiis is the greatest move yet. Clean streets and economy in ice is all that we can rea-onably expect. Maii. for Orxoon ?A mail leaves Indepen. donee, Missouri, on the 15:h of April, for Oregon IVrsons having letters to send, will write without del'*/. Letters to our soldiers, if marked on the i Belonging to the Army," will go lice Extraordinary Hasmrrectlon?The ProfTtH of Science la Hew York. In this era of progress and Fourierism, we are aot surprised at any thing that occurs, which is different from, or contrary to, what we were accustomed to look upon as the regular order of things. Doctrines the most pernicious and ab surcK are daily broached by brainless philosophers and patent reformers. The wisdom and experience of centuries are disregarded as of no value. Tinkers and tailors assume to be legislators. The boy of 15 Is the man, and the man of 50 the boy. We go to sleep to-night, and wake up to-morrow in another century. These are the signs ol the times?roveltyand progress are the order of the day. Our age is what is termed an age of pro- j gres?; and nothing absurd, extraordinary or whim j sical ought to excite our attention. The latest novelty of the age is one that deserves more than a passing word, and we hope that it will receive, as certainly it deserves, more than ordinary attention. It is the power of raising the dead from the graves in which they were decently and respectably laid by their sorrowing relatives and friends, and instilling into them, by the aid of galvanism, a new life and a new spirit. To witness any thing emerge from what has heretofore been termed, though erroneously, its last resting place, would have astonished our pious and exemplary ancestors, but to us of this age of progress and reform, it is although, to be sure, something out of the way, a little more than we could lope for. So great, however, are the strides that science is making, that we have before us an instanee of its wonderful powers in this respect. We have heard the shaking of dry bones, and tow behold the "departed" just risen Irom the {rave, with the vesthnents of death around them, ike Madam Augusta in the ballet of " Giselle," uid see them take part in the affairs of this vorld of sin and sorrow, as eagferly as if they tad never died at all, but were still alive and ticking. Be not astonished. We have convincing proof of the fact, and now lay it before our readers?and we think tliey will agree with us that it is a most unaccountable and extraordinary resurrection?and that we may consider science is capable ol doing any thing. It is no doubt fresh in the recollection of the imblic that, two or three years ago, our citizens kid miucuDwuvie worn csiueu upon iu ueieurmc ind aid, witli all proper reverence and iiolemnity, he funeral obsequies of the political party .nown as the Native American party. Thecrcaure died from exhaustion, produced by over exrtion, and was decently interred at the public xpense, in the public burial ground. Many illatured persons asserted that its death was caued y gluttony?that it devoured at one meal five >aves and two fishes, and, being unable te di? est so great a meal, dyspepsia ensued, and ternmated in the death of the victim. The cause of its death, however, is immaterial t is sufficient for our purpose to know that die it < lid, and that it was interred, as every thing that 1 lies should be. It is with its resurrection that we i lave now to do, of which we produce proof sufficient to establish the fact. Here it is in the thape of an edict issued by one ol the departed heads of : that party Gkmkhal Executive Committee t February 10, 1847. J The following resolution was adopted Resolved, That the several Ward Associations be requested to convene on or before 18th March next, and I appoint three delegatea from each ward fo form a Mayor- i alty Convention, which shall assemble at American Hall on Monday, 2'Jd March, at 7 o'clock, P. nominate a cabdidate for Mayor of this city. That the party is really alive again?that its ghosts are stalking through our midst in the day time, and at night assembling in the ball which they lrequented before their death and burial, is, although extraordinary, neverthless, clearly evident; but whether the influences of the galvanic shock, which startled its skeleton from its dreary tenement, will last very long, is not quite so clear. ;The numerous arrivals of Irish and other foreigners, may agonise it to so (icai on lAicni uni 11 may survive a snon lime lfter the influences of the galvanic shock shall ihall have been no longer felt; but wo are of >pinion that it cannot long survive. The graveyard smell attached to it?its lank and hungry irisage?its ashy cheeks and attenuated form, bespeak for it another death at no distant day. In "act, our candid opinion is, that it cannot possialy survive the second Tuesday of next month, [t will die a second time, we think, on that day, ibout sunset. Its surving relatives, however, will not take to much pains to inter it decently, is they did when it first slipped its anchor, be;ause it is an honor that they did not expect to be igain called upon to perforin. Neither do we consider it entitled to the honor. No well belaved corpse would seek to trouble the world( ifler it was once buried under the green turf. Steamer Oregon.?This splendid steamer, ! Daptain Thayer, is to be brought out and placed * ipon the Stonington line, in the course of next i week. She is to take the place of the Governor, ! vhich is to be withdrawn. We learn that Captain Thayer has been engaged for another season. This will be a guaranty I he sufficient to insure the confidence of the ' mblic, however strong the prejudice may be igainst vessels ot her class, in consequence of the hsaster which befel the ill-fated Atlantic. It is a fact worthy of record, and simply an act ?f justice due Captain Thayer, to state, that during i period of more than thirty years' experience in navigating the Sound, it has never been his misfortune to meet with any serious accident, attended with the loss of a single life. We lately paid the Oregon a visit, and were surprised to see the many improvements which have been added to her during the last winter.? These improvements have been made at a cost of $14,000; so we were informed by her enterprising owner, Mr. George Law. One thing of importance we noticed, namely? the construction of her steam chest and pipe, which is secured so as to prevent the possibility of its breaking, as in case of the Atlantic. She will now carry two 1| inch chain cables, each ninety fathoms in length, ai.d an additional anchor of 2000 pounds. This will give her three anchor?, of an aggregate weignt 01 42W pound?, sufficient to hold her in any part of Long Island Sound, in any sized gale. The New Postage Law. Me. Emioa The writer he* been in the habit of sending yonr paper, for some time past, to a gentleman out of the city, having bought it weekly at your office in wrapper. The person to whom the paper is sent is not permanently situ ated the year round in one place, whioh prevents the person sending from becoming an annual subscriber. In such care, would it not be well for the publisbera to make such arrangements as will relieve subscribers of this nature from the operations of the newpostage law ? For instance, the Week!y Herald, addressed at your office, may be sent as papers from the office of publication. H. All who purchase the Htrald, and mail it at this office, can have them forwarded with our mails at the old tales of postage. There is nolhing in the law to prevent this. Masleal, Italia* Ormi.-Romlni'* nnara ol M Thu Rirhur Af Saville' will be performed thia evening at Palmo'e Sig ore Pico appeara in the character of Roaioi?Benqnlrico takea the part of Dr. Bartoio, and Benevrntano, that ?f V igaro. Wa are happy to be able to announco Sigoora Pico, and we have no doubt that many will join ua in thta Why cannot the company gat up for the coming teaion. il they remain to lulAi it, * number of piecee in which both the and Bariii can aing 1 We are aure it will be a popular move, and the managera would reap a full reward There ia, we underatand, to be an extra perform wee to morrow evening, whan tha "Barbar of Be ilia" will be repeated. New Italian Taorrt ?1Through Mr. Hackett, It hat been Anally arranged that the Italian operatic corpa hortly expected here from Havgne, are to perform Arat id Button. 't At" doing a gieat butiuett at th? tjofiety unury. Theatrical. ' Pa?k Thutik?Foul weather makea bnt a alight difference in the number of attendants at the Park theatre aince the Viennoiae dancer* hare played there. Hail t lin, or mow, doe# not deter the people from witneaaing , thefuiry like apectacle that they have for aome time paat ; nightly exhibited to tbot>* of our citizens who have the good taate to witness it. They will appear here only two nighti more, ami for thoas two nights, of course, the theatre will be crowded. We Would by all meant recommend ourWeatrru and Southern ftienda. who are temporarily staying here, not to omit seeing these little ! dancer*. If they do, they Will have reaaou to repent it.? It may not occur tor a century that they will have an Opportunity of seeing any thing at all approaching to the entertainment they lumith. Bowcnr Theatre.?Mr. Clarke'* benefit last evening, was attended by a full house, as the attractive bill ; put forth for the occasion, could not fail to secure a large attendance. "Richelieu, or the Conepiracjr," was the first piece preiented, and Mr E. S. Connor, ae Cardinal Richelieu, who volunteered his servicos, peiformed with infinite ability. Noafie. as De Uoringen, Booth, as Chevalier de Mauprat, and Vache, as Joseph, were excel, lent. The character of Count De Baradas. by Clarke, was sustained with infinite cleverness. The whole entertainments of the evening passed oil'in a highly creditable manner, and the friends of Mr. Clarke rallied in full force here laat evening, paying a Just tributo to his talents. This evening will be presented the "Mysteries of Paris," ' Sixteen String Jack," and the " Widow's Vic- ! tim." The bill presented for this evening is excellent. OasanwicM Thkatbx.? The beautiful drama ef " Lucille" was piesentod hero last evening, in which Hamilton as Michael, Chapman as Tyak Schayp, and Miss G < Chapman as Lucille, performed with much ability. La i Siguora Mantin danced a grand Pus Seul, and her dancing olicited the most rapturous applause. The engagement of M'Ue Oceana hero, as also Monsieur Bennie udds con- ! iderably to the attractions, and the highly talentiy company who are at present engaged here, will iuiiy sustain the high raputation which tins Hxcellent and fa'hionuble thoatre has enjoyed aince its opening To night will he presented the "Actress of All Work," "The Rebel Chief," " Robert Macaire," and " Deeds of Dreadful Note," in addition to., the splendid dancing of SigQore I Muntin, M'lle Oceana, and Monsieur Bennie. Bowsar Ciacus ?The attractions here still continue to draw crowded houses nightly. Monsieur Castimer is still the rage, and his astonishing feats have been received with rapturous applause since the commencement ol his engagement here. The educated dog Buffer, trained by Mr. Williams, is an astonishing and noble animal?displaying a degree of sagacity tbnt would surprise any spectator. Cousin, the clown, is a host in himself, and Mr. Sergeant in bis Shakspearran characters has been rapturously applauded. Tu-night the bill will I be found highly attractive, and the French Hercules will j be repeated by Monsier Casaimer, who will also perform on iweivb uiuuio. Tom Thumb.?The General is about to depart on hi* American tour. Only two day* remain for thoae who have not ?een him, to put hia image in their eye at the American Muaeum. Hei? decidedly the lion of the day with the sight-seeking; and although he haa been permitted to kiaa royalty, ho has not the slightest diareiiah for republican buasing. By the way, ia it true, Mr. Thumb, that you really entertain serious thoughts of matrimony 7 Only think of Mrs. Thumb wearing those very trinkets which onoe aided to ornament the persona of the European queens, princessoa, und ladies of high rank. Only think of Madam Thumb's exultation when she fastens her scarf with the pin which Queen Vic wore, when her dear Thomas was presented. But the ladies bad best go directly and see the little-man; for, when once wed, there is no knowing whether the wed one will be so ready to dispense his " kisses sweet" Youno Alu andkr'This famous Necromancer, lately arrived from Paris, will give en exhibition of his surprising optical illusions, and astonishing feats, at Concert Hall, Newark, on Monday evoning next. Mrs. Mowatt and Mr. Davenport have gone up the Mississippi to play at Vicksburg, Louisville and Cincinnati. Mr. Anderson is still at Mobile. A society of Germans, in the city of Pittsburg, are ! giving private theatrical exhibitions, for their amusement, and that of their friends. It is said, they give great satisfaction to their patrons. Rockwell's (c Co's. circus, in Sudbury street, Boston, attracts considerable attention. New Orleans, March 10, 1847. I Well, here we are in the midst of hot weather that : would cause a long resident in Tophet te puff and blow, I but no air to cool us. Thick clothes are terrible bores, , but they have tq be borne for fear of a change, the weather being too unsettled to permit a change?of garments. It comes a little hard on the American public who are I fond of amusements, and are just now anxious to go to I theatres, concerts, etc., to see the attraction now provided ; but they do go. Collins appeared at the St. Charles Theatre, on Monday night, to a very fine house, and I made a great bit. He played Mr. McShane in " The Nervous Man and the Man of Nerve," and "Teddy the Tiler," singing " The Sprig of Shillelagh," and " Widow Mullooney." " I have," said he, " made a hit?the Sprig of Shillelagh hit the people a mighty hard rap, and both songs were encored." At tho end of the last piece he was called out and made a very neat speech. You have already expressed your opinion upon his acting, and, perhaps, you would nt object to my telllug you " a little bit of my mind " To contrast Mr. Collins with Tyrone Power, and say he is n't as good as he was, is unjust ? Comparisons are odious. Because there is only one sun, can't we admire the moon 7 or gaze with admiration on a brilliant star 7 " Av eoorsc," we can. Leaving, then, the lamented Power out of the question, and dropping that painful recollection as we would u hot potato, let us consider his own relative value. As an Irish comedian, he is certainly the best 1 have ever seen, and a superior vocalist. There is an easy, natural manner about his acting that pleases, and although his brogue is nt broad enough to block up a street,or as strong as his is the real Dublin article, and " mighty Rui 'ale and illi gant." Every one is pleased with him, and he will play a spienaiu engagement. mere war a goun uouid ia?i night, notwithstanding the 'great curiosity there was to hear Lover'a first entertainment?of whom, more anon? and to night will be a crowder or I'm no conjurer The puhlio hare had tragedy, tragedy, trugedy. all winter? tuvjovrg tragedic, and it is a relief to hare a little sprinkling of fun and singing. Samuel Lover's entertainment la>t ovening, his first, was well attended, and by the right sort of people. The Armory Hali, which is very latge, was completely full. Everybody appeared to be very mucti amused, and warmly applauded the poet, wr iter and humorist. Kor myself, although I was amused at his auecdotoa and delighted to hear the songs, I have so long admired, coming from the lips of their author, 1 am constrained te say tbat entertainments oi that character are net his ftrte, in my humble opinion He lacks physical force to give efl'eet to his subjects, which are, howevrr, well arranged, and of a highly diverting and pleasing character. Hia success is gratifying to me?for 1 euteitsin the highest admiration of hia talents?as it must be gratifying and profitable to himself Mr. Placide is playing hia round of characters at the American, with success. The Ravels aro doing well at the Orleans ; and on the off nights, the opera is?ditto. The American theatre closes in two weeks. It is an| nounced that Augusta has lalt New York for here, but I have not ascertained where she is te dance. Tiabattoni and Finvet commence at the American on Monday, in " La Hylphide " The Keens are to be here soon, and will go to the tit. Chailes. This establishment merits the success which it receives, from the liberality that charac terizea the management in procuring all the available talent in the country, disposed to visit tha South. Plaoide is the only one they have lot slip, and that waa probably owing to bit coming at a period wb.s it was impossible to make an opening for him. Ludlow and Smith are such perfoctly upright men in all businese transactions, tbat they obtain the confidence oi the p-oiession? and what is moro important to the sons of Thespis, they always paid salaries even in the most disastrous seasons Herz and 8ivori unite again to-morrow night, and give a grand concert at the Armory Hali; and if it is'not a jam I am mistaken, as the preserved raspberries facetiously remarked, when forced into a glass bottle. 8. P. btickney, the equestrian- manager, and lessee oi the American theatre, hus also opened the National Amphitheatre with his equestrian corps, and been successful. He has managed the American theatre vety well this season, and been rewarded by a good business. There are other minor attractions hore, commonly called " aide shows," such as the inenagorie.the miti nrmbrij or the double bodied pig, and the flve-1'igged ox. And now, having posted you up in all the attractions of the theatre, permit me to bid you an affectionate farewell. J. E. D. City intelligence. Mstorsltt Coisvzistioi*.? Tbo democratic Mayoralty Convention met last night at Tammany Hall, to nominate a candidate for Mayor, but adjourned without making i a nomination The Weather.?We were Tinted yoaterday with an agreeable ahower of rain?very like what the oldest inI habitant would call an April *bower?-which had the effect to completely lay the duat that blew about befoie the wind in all directiona during the last few day a Tns 1 old adage?"March comet in likoa lion und goes out like a lamb, will doubtless bo cariied out in letter and spirit during the preaent month by the "clerk of the weather." Aa we hare hitherto had aome aavere weather aince the commencemeut of the preaent month, a few tne day* > are fully due to ua towarda the oloae of the pt easel , month. The weather toward* craning became extreme ly mild and aoft, when it ceaaed raining. The weather continued extremely mild up lo il o'clock. The Streets ?Our strictures upon the street autho ritiei, on the approach of the charter election, it would appear are beginning to hare a salutary effect Laborer* are employed in n oat direction* aweeping the tilth off the atraata , hut the dilapidated condition ot the paremenU la truly disgraceful when the tilth has been rumored. We ahould not forget, however, that this | mod* of canraaaing the vote* of th* elector*just upon the ; are olelection day, will not "go down" with our citizens ol old Gotham. The "dirty street" party are in u " delicate Ax." Ma. Dehsis.?To thia gentleman we are again Infeht ed for a parrel of IIo*ton p ipers of yesterday moriur.g, brought orrr the Now Vmk and New Harm iou'o ? Tfaay were in our possession at an early hour lusi uigU'. Low Tide*.?The tides at present are unusually low, and are a great inconvenience to tho passengers if the 1 ferryboats The wind* that liavo pi availed iJuiingthe last lew weeks hare occasioned tin* inconvenience Publio dinsen?A dinner will be given to the Hon. Thorns* Butler Kiug. one of tho lepreseutatire* of Georgia, at tha Attor House on Tuesday next. The MrarKXiou* Fire.?The fira that occurred at the corner of William and John street* some few irening* ago, was occaiiotied, we understand, ny a spnik from a store falling on o met in front of the stove, in which aome tiro was placed at the time; and from which the trunk referred to in our nntice, took Ilia. The flra was accidental, au.i not the work ol an incendiary- The officer on duty al (he lime, acted with timnes* and promptitude to ratting oat the fire, which, under other circumstances, would inevitably have apread through- ' ( oat the building. ' i Kiev.?A Are brolc# out at No. 113 Chriatopher atreet, I yesterday morning. The roof of the building was knn...i ?ir i Fir ?The alarm of fire la?t night, about 10X o'clock, was o CMioond by the burning ot a amall shanty at the toot of ltivington street. KiRit ?A fire occurred yesterday morning in an oil fec'ery iu Furman, near Fulton street, Brooklyn. The buildi.ig was destroyed. Suicipk?Mr. Thomas R Ludlatn, of No j70 Rait Broadway, ta city surveyor) committed snicide on Wed* nesday afternoon, by hanging himself to the ladder leading frcm the garret to the scuttle, with a skipping rope. From the evidence adduced before the Coroner, it appeared thst the deceased hnd for some time past, labored under great depreaaiou ot spirits, and was in constant fear of being injured and persecuted by some imaginary onenres.and all t fforts to relieve his mind proved unavailing lie also refused to have medical advice, and about four o'clock ou Wednesday afternoon, while laboring under the influence ot temporary insanity, he contrived to pass unobserved to the garret and commit the rash act. Vetdiet accordingly. SuDuin Dkath ?The coroner held an inquest yester- ' day a'. No. 'd.'7 Washington street, upon the body of Budget Noiton, a native of Ireland, nged 40 years, who being veiled with considerable pain in her chest, about 1 o'clock yesterday morning, got out of bed and set down by the side of the store, wnen she almost instantly expired. Mork Mystsev.?The mysterious lady of Beekman street, has been again annoyed by the receipt of two more anonymousTetters, requesting an intarview, designating tho meeting place to he Franklin Square, setting the time at about 8 o'clock on Wednesday evening Inst. The lady, however, declined going, but her broihor-in-law, together with a friend, went to the appointed spot and them discovered two gentlemen in Waiting, apparently on the same business. They' were interrogated respecting the letters by the iriends of the lady, and one of the gentlemen pulled out a letter which he said he had received from ''he lady io quastiou. The gentlemen theu, alter some little further consults- < tion. exchanged their cards; and the matter is to be further investigated to-day. Phis mysterious tale will ere long, no doubt, bo brought to light Folio* Intelligence. March 18.? Charge of Buying Stolen Property -Officer 1'rince John bavin and Constable Joseph, arrested, yesterday, a Jew by the name of Isaac llosenburgh, who keeps a watch aud Jewelry store at 310 Grand street, on a warrant issued by Justice Osborne, wherein he stands charged with buying the following property, knowing the same to be stolen i?One gold lever watch, valued at $100; 1 silver watch, valued at $36; a gold guard chain, valued at $30; a gold fob chain, worth $30; a gold bracelet, worth $10; three gold breastpins, worth $36, and a gold pencil, worth $6, nicking in all $316, tuo property of Mrjf'hemas Dobson, of IS Morris street, whose premises wore robbed about the 9th of February last, by a notorious young thief, called John Williams, alias "Full breast," who declares that he sold the whole of the above property for $43, to Hosenburgh. Justice Osborne hold the accused to bail in the sum of $1,000 for his appearance at court for trial Taken from a Thief.?X handsome set of pearl ornaments, consisting of earrings, breastpin, and necklace, i supposed to have been stolen about four or five months j since; recovered by Officer Prince John Davis and constable Joseph, for which an owner is wanted?spply to Mr. 8tewart, the clerk of police, at the Tombs. Charge of JEmbex element.? Officer Curry, of the 8d ward, arrested yesterday a yonng man by the name of Samuel Hitchcock,on a charge of embezzling nearly $300, at various times, in small sums, the property of Oeorge D Emmons, butter and cheese dealer in Washington Market, by whom the accused was employed at $10 per month. Committed for trial by Justice Osborne. Charge of peering Counterfeit Money.?A genteel looking man, who gavo the name of Samuel Johnson, was arrested on Wednesday night, at the Howard Hotel, corner of Maiden Lane and Broadway, by Sergeant Gardner, of the 6th word police, on a charge of passing a counterfeit $60 bunk bill on Dr. Desmorrel. It appears that the accused was a boarder at the above hotel, and ao | was Or. Deimorrel. On Monday last the accused asked the doctor to exchange the $60 bank bill, which he did, giving him good money for the counterfeit. The doctor subsequently discovered that the bill was bad, and in searching for Mr. Johnson, found he was amongst the missing, until Wednesday, when he was arrested by the above officer. The chief of police committed him for a further examination. Burglary ?Some daring thieves yesterday enter.ul the dwelling house occupied by Mr. Isaac Asten, No 66 Chrystie street, supposed to have been done through the scuttle, stealing therefrom a quantity of female weaiing j I apparol, valued at $13, and escaped. Stealing Butter?Those two uerse voting officers, Reed I and Shadbolt, of the Tenth ward, arrested > estorJay three ! i boys, by the name of Patrick Kennan, Charles Scbaffer I and Alexander White, whom the above officers detected 1 | in stealing 33 pounds of butter from the store of Daniel | ! Roberts, No, 861 Orand street. The butter was returned to the ewner, and Justice Ketcham committed them all , for trial. Stabbing an Officer.?As officer James Watson, of the j 1st ward, was on his post in Washington street, about 3 . o'clock yesterday morning, ho heard the cry for assistance, which proceeded from near the corner of WashI ington street and Rector, when he immediately ran up to ascertain the cause of alarm, and observed two men I clinched together in a fight. The Blarm rep was given, i and Watson seized one of the combatants, which proved I to be Michael Kelly, and endeavored to separate them, 1 when the rascal drew an awful looking bowie knife, j the blade of which is nearly ten inches in length, from his pocket, and thrust it into the upper i part of officer Watson s thigh, near the main ! artery. The officer immediately exclaimed that he was 1 stashed, and the accused was finally, after a severe fight, i secured by effieers Cowen, Lee and Murphy, who coni veyed him to the station house ; afterwards taken beloro Justice Osborne and committed to the Tombj in default of $3000 bail for his appearance at court for trial. The officer, we understand, remains in a very dangerous state from the effects ofthe wound. lb aw Intelligence. U. 8. District Court?In Admiralty.?March lb.? : Decieione ?The United Statu ve. The Schooner Poltix I mt. - In tfaii cue ine schooner bad beon seized as a slaver by the Verktowo, but the proof wbi not sufficient ! to obtain a decree for her condemnation, and a motion | was made for costs against the captain. The court de! creed that there was probable oaute for the seizure, and i ordered the vessel to be given up, or, it sold, to pay the proceeds to the claimants, deducting all legal costs and j charges. tVm Davenport ve. 7V Brig Sen flower ?Mr. Davenport advanced (1:181 for repairs done to the vessel at Bermuda, at the request of the Croton Insurance Coiapanv, of this city, who had n policy on the vessel for J>* 000 ; be drew n bill on tha President, at sight, which the latter refused to accept, but afterwards accepted a bill for the ; amount at 40 days The brig was then transferred to tho claimants. The original owners and the company failed in May 1'ollowiBg, before the bill became due. Subsequently the libeilant libelled tho vessel for the amount of the bill of exchange. The Court held that he bad no claim against the vessel so far as the rights of the present owners are concerned, and dismissed the libel. Uisittd States Commissioner's Office, March 18.? Belore Commissioner Morton.? Char gee of Cruel and Unueual Puniehmr.nt and Striking with a Dangerous ; Weapon.?FUiphalelt Kingsbury and James H Leeds, ; Captain and mate of the American schooner Gilbert HatI lield, were brought up before Commissioner Morton this morning, the Captain charged with inflicting cruel and unusual punishment on a man named Oscar Winner : land, a Swede by birth, and one of the crew?the mate was emu ged with striking Winnerland with a dangerous | weapon. Bill Richardson, a full blooded British tar, was placed on the stand; was ,a seuraan ou board the ship (filbert Hatfleld; shipped at Demarara on tha first of February last, tor the homeward voyage to New York; Oscar chipped at Demarara also, as an ordinal y seaman; thinks it was on the 19th day of February ; witness Urst saw the flrst mate catch Oscar round the body ; he afterwards atruck him with u heaver twice on the head, and once on the arms; there was not twonty-four hours during the passage, but what he got kicks or blows from the cbiet mate; 1 saw the chief mate afterwards take and lash him up by his thumbs to the maiu rigging; his toes were resting on the deck, and 1 saw the captain kick his feet from under him; he was then let down, and in fivo minutes after tkey tied him up again ; after ho was tied up a second time,he contrived to catch'.the rattling! and bear on them; 1 saw the uiate go up the tattlings, put his foot on Oscar's chest. aud force him from his hold, and said he shoald hang there until he died? the reason he was lashed up was because he could not pump, he had two salt water biles on the cap of one of his kneel, and he I could not bend it to the pump; the captain said he did not eare,he should pump or hu would leave bim there until ho died, and if he had to put him up again he would lash him by tho toes as well a* by the thumbs; attar they let him down a aecond time they lanced his leg and gave h in medicine; he wan not at any time struck by the captain, except the time he knockod his feet from under him leaving the whole weight of his body on bis hands, i Croet-exammed by Mr. A. Benedict ? 1 knows what} ou'iii up to, Mr. Counsellor, i tell you I am a sailor for 20 jeais, anJ a mun of-wais man too, and 1 have been on the com t of Botany Bay half the time I luuitiiiK uiicr rogues ami inievca, anu mow Die ti i ever 1 law a man or 'J'urk get such usage before. Bickkdict? Oh, then you are a Botany Bay man, are you? Hailo* -Well, old fellow, I see how how you intend i to go it. but I tell you I am in an English Court of Justice, and I'll say no more this Una, (although I have a long memory, and a great deal more to say,) if this here old Commodore, (pointing to the Commissioner,) doea'nt order me to spin my yarn over r gain? Bshedict.?Are not Oscar and you old friends? Sailo*.? No sir, not a bit of it I am no old friend of his at all, but as a mano'-was'e man I like to see my ship-mates righted ; and I tell you Mr. Counsellor, I'd I tell the truth for the captain or the mate as soon as I would for Oscar?so now you may as well shut up There were three or four other witnesses examined, who corroborated the testimony of the last witness. The defence was that the ship was in a leaky condition, and it was necessary that all hands should lie kept constantly at the pumps, otherwise she would go down The prosecutor positively refused to go to the pumps, nnH ?hn ae.,tetn 1../i wae.sauw (a tea41 .en* niiniai.M?t.l upon him. Tha Commluionerthought the cut we* fully made out against both partita, and hald them to bail? the captain in $400 and tne mate $600. CoraT or Ok.vbral Simons March 1$.?Before Re oorder Scott and Aldermeo Hart and Walsh, John Mo* Keen. Esq., District Attorney.?Pf?u of Ouiliy.?M the 'pening of Court this morning, a perron named Willisoi 1 C >nveis, indictod for hnvir g fraudulently obtained arum ! of mooey, by representing that he was the owner of n boat laden witn produce, upon which he wanted a small udvunce; withilrew a former plea of not guilty, entered : a plea ol guilty, and was renteuced to six mrnths imprisonmant iu the Penitentiary. Trial for hnrglary.? Eliza Bergen was then oslled to trl'l on a charge of grand laroeny. in having stolon $1-10, the pioperty of Charles Lena, of No. 440 Washington street. Mr. Lank examined for the prosecution?In the month oi October lest I bad $130 in gold and silver coin, which I put in a small box, ami locked that up in a trunk I roiled the money on the Vjl of October last The key I of the loom in whinh the money was kept, was telcn about ten days hsfors the money was stolen; 1 had to gat 1 $ new k*f . ike accvtri had been in the habit of pernio* a the houae, end the box which had contained the noney. al?o a bank book belonging to my wife, ware ouna In the prisoner's possession Capt. Pkbbt, of the 0th ward police, examined?On icarching the priaoner at the Station House, a portion of :ho atolen money found socre'vd nnJer one of her irms; and on aearching her place of residence 1 found a quantity of new gooda, consisting of a silk dreta. abawla, ?cea. gloves, he.; I also found some tan cent pieces, and i number of keya, in a straw bed. The jury, alter a brief consultation, found the accused CUilty of grand larceny, en) ttie Court sentenced her to 1 years imprisonme tin the Stat# Prison Jinatktr Trial /ur Hurglary.?John Vuntile, a colored soy, waa next placed at the her for trial, on an indict uent charging him with having, on the u?ght oi the Sth >f Kebineiy last, feloniously entered the shop ol Edward Uavif. No. 1.K Second stiaet. and stolen a coat worth $4 The ucr.used was tound guilty, and the Court sent him :o the House of Refugo. T> ial for Grand Larseny.?John Riley was next eal led to trial, on a charge of having, on the 18th of Janue ry last, stolen two coats, two pairs ol pantaloons, and >ther property, alleged to be worth $*>6. belonging to A it Ray. The property being found in the possession o the prisoner, the Jury found him guilty, audtheCour1 sentenced him to 3 years imprisonment in the State Pri ion Jinotktr Trial for Burglary.?Henry Hagan was thei .-ailed to trial tor burglary in the thiid degroe, in having oseu cones rued with another person, in feloniously en teriug the premises of O. C S:ott, No. 140 Broadway on the night oi the 10th of November last, and stealing i quantity of cloths, caasimerea, and ready made clothinp; worth about $300. Rut little progress had been made when the court adjourned until to-morrow morning. Coubt csltsbis, March 18?Circuit CoutT.?119 31. 69, 74, 80, 91. 108, 117, 124, 12610 ISO. Common Plicar Kirst Pi.rt.-17, 21, 27,29 , 31,48 68, 82,64,08 Seconi Purt.?30, 64, 70,78, 00, 84, 80, 90, 92, 84, 90, 98, 100, 102 104 Movement* of Travellers. The following constituted the mujority of the arrival at the aauexe-l hotels up to 10 o'clock last nighi, whei the Hou'heru train had not arrived. Amkmcan.-W. Kirk Philadelphia: OR Barry, U 8 Navy; M. McMichael, Philadelphia; Merlon Mc.Michael do.; Capt. Armstrong and family, Newbuigh; M Cur niugh-ni, Boston; Capt. ? Key e's. U.S.A.; Kd. Kimball Norwich; W T. Jones, Philadelphia; Chaa. WiUi*in> Stouington. Astor.?k. Shownard, Weatcbaster; b. Pringle, Bs tavia; W Edmonds, Albany; J. Williams, Phi&d'a; 1 Cowlea, Macon; E. Abbott, Fulton; J. Russell, Bostoi A. Sheldon, Tenu; A. Patterson, N. Y; W. Shear, Geo; C Snowden, 8. C.; J. Diokins, Washington; O. Psterson, . Shipper, Pottsvilla; T. Walton, Londonderry; W. Kiel srdion, Boston; P. Hammond, Worcester-,^. Harris, Mi J. Hunter, Va; E.Branhall, J. Price, Boston; Mrs. Pierc and family, W.Oroves, Salem; F. Haleck, Yarmouth; I Rogers, Salina; M. Uoddart, Boston; W. Bulloch, Pro: F. White, Bangor; J. Monroe, Boston: R. Alidenand f mily, West Point; M Brinkeroff, Dutchess co: J. Elliot Poughkeepsie; Hon W. Hasbrouck, Newburgh; J. Leg gett, Brooklyn; P. Dater, Troy. Citv.?j. Brenan, N.C.; W. Barton, J. McCrae. Phila H. Clarke, Gilhan; N. Rankin, Dutchess Co.; C Sy?ve ter, N York; J. McNiece, Va : W. Chandler, U. S N Mr Gihon.O. Smith, 8 Holden, N. Orleans; A. Oloi brenner, Penn ; Mr. Coyke and family, Hamilton, U. C W. P. Bryant, Lynchburg; A. Whitney, Phila.; F. Da las, U. 8 N. Franklin?Dr. Blake man, Oa ; Jno. Jones, do.; ? Hall, Conn.; A. Taylor, Illinois: N. Jewett, Boston; ( Hutchins, Concord; J. Vincent, Conn ; W. Hazard, Pri vidence; 8. Hayes, Albany; Dr. Van Dyke, Staten Islanc P. Colluns, Conn | J. Dangler, Ohio ; F. Lover, Albany v Rutin Piarmnnf H flevmaiir. do t T. Jonen. Ouinrv. Howard.?J. Blake, Lancaster ; J F. Smith, Delaware J. Black, Virginia ; D. Clark, Missouri: J.Walter, Coi cord; O. Goodwin, Boston ; J. Carlisle, Pennsylvi nia ; S. Richards, Boston ; J. Riley, W. Parry, Montreal 8. Sheppard, Massachusetts ; R Manning, Springfield W. Brigham, T. David, L. Holder, W. Cook, Bostoa; I King, New York ; W. Burt, Saugerties; J. Green, 8 Louis ; S. Stephens, Massachusetts ; R Manning, Sprini field ; W. Cook, Boston ; W. King, New York ; Hon 1 Rantoul, Boston ; J. Tracy, St. Louis ; Frederick Jud< Catskill; L Lyman, Clifton; C. Luwsden, Virginis G Bacchus, Rochester ; J. Williams. Baltimore ; M Smith, C. Thompson, J. March, England. Jodsow.?R Riddle, Pittsburgh; J. Kent, Danesvilli J. Kite, do; W Resin, do; W. Hardly, do; T. Doe, d< H.Aldrich, Piainfidd; C. Beach, Norwich: L Iiutchin Providence; J. Daily, Ohio; W. Littlefield, Phila.; D Bell, U. S N.;M. Kellogg, Hartford: E Chappen.No wich; C. Hartwell, Richmond; T. Dudley, do; A. Sattli Pbila ; J. Cornish, Hartford; Hon. M. Booth, Conn.; Whitney, Northampton; T. Burgess, New Haven; < Btretton, do. Rathbum's? S. Pottiogier, New Oilaans; G. Bal Pennsylvania; F. Rico, Philadelphia; lion. Isaac Hill, E Governor, Conoord, NH; K ltoussell, Philadelphia; I Machiu, Newburgh; W. Sneeicr, Amsterdam; Wai Babe, do; W. Fisher, Lowell; M. Bales, Boston; F. Pea son, Philadelphia; F Roily, do; C. Bond, Mount Morri George Field, Lockport; J. Jones, Philadelphia; C. Pic ering, Buffalo; J. Conkling, Albany; W. Mercer, Boflai W. Fitch, do. News from Texas.?The papers from the it terior o' Texas, brought by the Galveston on Sut day, came to hand yesterday morning. We gather fro them the following intelligence:? The Austin Democrat of the 30th ult, mentions that company of sixty-three volunteers from Fannin count under the command ol Captain Taylor, passed throu; that place on the 17th ult., en route for San Antonio. Captain Taylor was of opinion thubMr R. P. Crui had succeeded in raising a company, and that he wou reach Austin in a few days. He represented that if t: men formerly composing Col. Young's regiment we paid off, it would be an easy matter to procure 160 mo volunteers in the Red River countries, but that the d satisfaction engendered at San Antonio last fail wss st existing. The Bexar company organized on the 13th ult. Walt n I n N,|aon I at and Henry Karl 2d lieutenant Capt Tay lor bi ought intelligence that a large compan consisting of 120 men, had been raised on the Upp Brazos. There is a fraction of a company In Montgeme county. A number of companies was raised ai organized under the impression that the term of servi whs twelve months; but upon ascertaining the true sta of the case, they disbanded. The Texan editors oi press the confident expectatii that if volunteers could be accepted for six or two! months, a regiment could bo speedily made up. Again, we would express the hope that Col. Hay* mi be successful in hi* mission to Washington. We find in the Democrat the details of an Indi " skrimmago," which is all the more graphic for t disjointed, rapid manner of the narrative. We make excuse for extracting it freely:? (From the Texas Democrat of Feb.20.J A little more than a fortnight since a party oonsisiii of Capt Burllett Sims, B.mlett Sims, jun , of Bostr oeunty, John. T. Clark, Ksq , Bryant M. Lane, and A Oraut, ef this place, and a Dutchman, with two Shawn Indians, left upon a surveying expedition Yesterd morning Mr. Lano returned, having lidSen from t "divide ' between the Ouadaluno and the Blanco, a t) tance of eighty miles, in less than a day! He say* t! on Thursday morning, about the hour of 10, Capt 8i was running a line of connection a due north cour Clarke and Oraut were chaining,voung Sims hunting, ! and the Shawnee* were half a mile in the rear, in cbai j of the packs and hoises? heard yelling and firing?n I to the top of a nill,where he met the Dutchman; just tl I he saw youog Sim* on a home, running off in the dii tioa of the settleruents. The Shawnees had by this ti I reached the summit of the hill: they were yelling < ! drove the horses towards tbs hoitiie InJians; Lane s I the Dutchman boro to the right?crossed another sn ridge; here the Indians charged on them;one of the i on Clarke's horse, rode up within one hundred yai \ Lane dash at him-fired his rifle, and thinks he hit horse, then kept his way until he gained a position : which he could see the Iudians; saw them bearini dead body towards a thicket?ia confident it was Urt he could see nothing of Sims or Clarko. The indi again pursed?ahot a number of arrows at him with effect; after running a mile or so he overtook the Out man. Tha Indians continued the pursuit eight or mile*. When they reached the Blanco the Dutchn left hi* horee?Lane parted company with him and ca inalone. It i* probable youog Sim* escaped; wo si hear in the course of a few days. The very next article in the same paper gives sequel of the adventure, as follows: ? Mtns arrived in town aaie and unhurt on yester evening; from him the following particulars of Indian fight are ascertained:?When the Indians w first discovered, they thought them to be Shawn hinting i uffalo -paid ne attention to them for some ti ?Cosily saw thoy wire hostile?the party made for pack where their guns were?the Indians pursued tl ?the surveyors made a clump of bushes, where f were surrounded by the Indians; Urant ran past thicket?had a kind of fisticuff combat with the enem Captain Sim* mounted his horse?went to the reaou i'l cent ormail with a 4' i-flta tt*" un<l & amfill inuti he was killed before he reached him. The captain i he raw hi* nephew, young Sims, lire a couple of tiou aw an Indian (all each time?Clarke killed an lni with hi* pistol. The Indian* charged upon the thicket, anJ, it it i posed, killed Clarke and young Sims The oapUini they tamed a shout of triumph, and started with Gib body towards the thicket. He had in the meantime b defending himself by parrying the numerous i| strokes made at him by his " jacob staff," beating di the arms of the Indiana, when they attempted 10 si liirn, thus Aghting his way through the crowd, by wl he wet closely hemmed in. An Indian attempted to mount Aims , nt the second trial the captain shot deed Believing hit comrades were murdered, Cap Sims started in search of Lane and the pack?could And them, and thought it best to leave. Ha reac Capt. Henry McCulioch's camp in the evening. C M started a detachment to bury the dead, and And Indians if possible. Young Sims had come in from bunting before the ' tack was mada. Kuneral honor* ware to be paid to the remains of C I Gillespie at San Antonio on the id of March. Thron | out the whole State of Texas his memory is cherisbei | that 01 one 01 ina Draveit too* oi tba republic. Had Ufa been (pared ha would have made hii name oelel ted throughout the whole country, i Mr- Henri Caetro, the founder of the colony on Medina, has furniehed the Dtmocrai the following m? randa in rel allon to it* progrsts: On the Pih November, 1M6. the Rt. Rev Biehop 0 dedicated the Caatroville church, pronouncing upon I occasion a aermon torn this teat, " The just ahall forever." An expedition, compo-edef fifty men, with proviel for two month*, and the neoeasary working tool* fitted out Htid placed under tba commaiiii ot Mr Vnn burgh They founded the townot Vanderburgh, od Aricyo Verde, flltcen mile* fro a Castiovide end mile* troin the viilago (^uih*. Each individual who t iettle in thi* new village, will be lequired to lenco tw? acres of iui d, build a cabin on it, and to cultivate land. The forcing and building can be acronipli*he<i one hand iu the ?p*oe of two uiantbs- the laud and , purtanance* will than be woith R130 There are upwards of l,C0o iniutut-jnta in the towi Castrovile. M. . The village of Qulhe contains fifty families. Military Force at Havana ?A gentleman v has arrived from Havana, intorm* us that tha mild to roe stationed there at prosent la unusually largelarge as to attract the notice of the Haban?ro? The n bar of French naval vassal* in port, too, 1* the fubjec general remark-?# 0 Jfoeytwa, Mar#* I I ?? k I Political and Pernor al. Corrections hare been m >de in the list of the New Hampshire representatives, giving the following result : Whig* 101 Independents 30 Liberty 4 141 Loco Focos I39 Hon. Lewi* Oasi ho* a public dinner tenderi d to him by the Democratic member* of the Legislature el thi* State. The portrait of the Hon. Ambrose Spencer i? to be placed in the Law Institute of thi* city. The \1unioi| al election in Memphis, Tcnn , was held on Saturday the tith init, and lesulied io the election of I K Bank* to the M.iyotalty The Virginia Legislature are about to adjourn. 1 The question of holding a Contention to rovise and emend the coustitutiou of the State ol Kentucky, has , been under consideration of the Lrg stature of that State I at it* recent session The proposition to submit it to the people recoivtd the yoto of eighty uiemb'r*. They pror pore to moke a change in the right of suffrage, by which I it shall be extended, und to produce a gmater equality in the representation in the Legislature If if ilso i toposi d that the Legislature shall meet but once iu two years, that the piesunt [lowers of the E.vecuit.e snnuid i " m.i, terially restricted and clearly detiaed : that the ' i term of Judges, Clerk, end Justices of the Peace, snould be limited, instead of remaining as now, for lite : ai d the ! litter, al-o limited iu their Jurisdiction to curtain districts. ' A constitutional limit is proposed to bu ulhxod to the ' power of tho Legislature to create a public debt. Tho ' signers protest that they have no desiru to agitate tho subject of slavery. ' Msj. John M Allen, U. S. Marshal for Texas, died sud] deuly at 11 o'clock, on Friday night, the 19th uit. K w men have passed more eventful Jives than the d- ceased, ' He was a native of Kentucky ; entered the U. 8 Navy at an early age ; left it to take part in the (ircok revolution ; was with Lord Uyion wiisuhe died. Subsequently I ! ho was engaged ui tho stiuggla for Texs'i imle3 pondenca, huvwg ooinv.imlod a cruiser i.,,?ia t toe dcxicsr.r; o.ia. ol the heroes of Mar J?cimo. Ho I, I was the first Mayor of (Jalveitoa, and ha* since held the l( eilice reverai times. I- The La Patria i Vcw Orleans,) says " Sigror Cum* I, plido, formerly distinguished as uu editor and printer id >, Mexico, lately urnved here on the biig Titi, from Havans, und left on Thursday last for New Voik. lie will > | thenco sail for Europe, visitivg Englaud, Franco and 1 ! Spain. His object is said to be to study tho improvements which bare bean inado in the art of printing." , Mr Bravo, long and favorably known in our city as a man of great enterprise, has beou selected us an agent to !' receive subscriptions for too purpose of constructing a '! Western magnetic telegraph line ? AT. O. Ptc. Crackers and Cheese. Heavy rains hava fallen in the upper part of the States t of South Carolina and tieorgia, und in consequence the f! water courses are unusually high. Fears of a iresbet are entertained. The Havannuh U.ver rose nearly thirty toet . above low water mark, enh much anxiety was felt as to i! its elfeat on the Canal, but no damuge was sustained. .; At Rochester, on Sunday night, a man named Richard i- Peet, was killed by a blow adiuiniatored with a club by a ; young man IS years of age, named John Cotter. From 1- the examination made by the proper authorities, tne murder aonears to have been an act of sheer brutal wanton r. j n?ss,'without malice or provocation of any kind, cxoept 1. the effects of liquor, Deceased has left a wife and three )- children. '* A large congregation assembled in the Washington > street Cnurch, Rochester, on Saturday morning, to witness the marriage of a couple of Missionaries, Rev. Mo' sea U. White, of the Now York Annual Conference of l" the Methodist Episcopal Church, and Miss Isabel Jane At water, of Rochester [! The steamboat Brooklyn collapsp.l a flue a few day a y since, on the Mississi| pi, helow Vinksburg, killing one man and dangerously scalding another. { A young man aged about J3 years, named James I. Laughlin, committed suiciJe at New Orleans on the 9th d, instant, by taking laudanum. He had but lately arrive I i; at N. O. from Montreal. r* Pigeons ere flying in such numbers in the vicinity o Buffalo, that the term "flocks" fails ol conveying any ' > idea of the infinite millions that have been moving simulD> taneoualy down the lake and across the Niagara. Very *> thick are the pigeons out there. T? Pour negroes at Mobilo lately went Into a grave yard, t exhumed tne body of a white man, and cut from it the j' fingers, toes and tongue, which they toek to their quard' ters and hung up to dry by a fire. One of the parties be' coming alarmed, told the affair, and they were all ar.este i ad. It appears their reason for perpetrating the horrid x' | outrage vu that they believed " that the fingers, toes or ?, tongue of a dead body possessed a 'charm,' which would ,d enable the possessor to be always successful in any sper. cies of gambling in which he might engage " s; The jewelry store of Mr. Allen, in Previdence, was It- robbed on the 7thinst of $500 worth of goods. Two hoys o; were the robbers, one of whom, named Jeremiah tiiilis, has been arrested in Boston. About $150 worth of the guuus wore icuuveteu iromaioi. 1_ The first conviction under the law of Pennsylvania, v making seduction a criminal olt'oDCo, was made out at m Philadelphia last week, in the case of Wm. K. Henry, for the seduction of Margaret Ann Warren, whom he had a repeatedly promised to marry. Xj In Baltimore, the other day, a happy bridegroom, who ' had married a daughter of a rich merchant, on sitting np down to breakfast the murniog after tho wedding, found i)i under his pla'o a check trom his father-in-law for ? $100 000. re The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce have approre priated the sum of $120,000 to construot a telegraph frem is- Washington to that city. ill The fiftieth anniversary of the settlement of Kev. Dr. Pierce, of Brookline, was celebrated Monday afternoon, *r and the proceedings were of a mo t interesting characnt. ter. '* The New Comet-?Tho Comet of March 4th is ? fast approaching its perihelion; it was seen last nd evening near the star 8igma Andromeda:; the train is oe hardlyperceptible to the naked eye, nltbough it in six te million vol miles in length, and is increasing at the ratq of half a faihion oi miles a day. The appearance of the ,0 Comet, wheh-geen through a telescope ot sufficient light, ve is very interesting, from its rapid increase in size and brightness, and frequent Chang.? of form. The distance from tho earth is now about eighty millions of miles. It will pass its perihelion on the 30th inst, at which tim - its an distance from the sun will be less titan a twentieth part he oi the earth'x mean distance, an t it will thon be n0 at the rate oi eleven millions of mil^s daily. It will remain south of the ecliptic only two day* and in passing its nodes, will be n-ar the lino Joining the onrth and sun James o. Bkhrctt, Kin , 8i? In your paper of this morning I observe that my name is used as a candidate for Assistant Alderman ?e ot th? 1st ward 1 lu g to inform you, and through your paper the public, that the said us? of my name has been entirely without my consent and that I am not, and will J,1 not be a candidate either tor that or any other office. By ja giving thia a conspicuous place in your paper you will ?u oblige. Yours, lie., WM BLAIN te' New York, March 18 1847. he i go Broad Street Htor?s to Li't..?The two new 'de Stores, nearly comrleud, N? ?. 81 'i.-ul Ha Broad street, o :poten site 10 South William street They are eaen 27 feet 4^ ec- inches in f-ont, hy about 100 feet in dept'i. e.nd 11e ku It iu me the most substantial man er, nuil wick ins la'use improvei menu. They ure connected wuh arches m each story, and ? will be let singly or together, with counting moms, Sc., ar,, ranged to suit the teuauu. Apply to tall 3t JOHN JAY 26 Nassau st. :n, . ds; A Beautiful Hat ? dentil's Spring Style la the now before the public, with a beautiful style or lining, >nrin parsing all former productions. The at'en'ion of toe hit g a wearing community is respectfully died to (he above. [j,t. 2 (JENI.N'8, 214 Broadway. oat Morehesul's Graduated .Magnetic Machines. ?jl. ?These beeutifel inatrninents are an impnr ant improve . _ ment over a'l others, beiug much more convenient, p >weilul and effective. Prices equitly low as lor inferior / .nicies. >au Manufactured and sold, wholesale and retail, by D. C. Morehead, 112 Broudway. *< tall Diamond Pointed Gold i'eim If you want It* a goad Gold Teu for $2 only, pencil iucluded, go to J. Y. Hi.,., OO V,.l,?n Or../ IV. ... ....? i' writ.. a. .mnnih. jay l? ii .> quill, and ii worth more than a ilozeu of the trashey the things recently sold in the annum lonim. tie Watches and Jewelry at equally 'iiw prices. '*** Interesting, Amusing and ' hrtlllng.?The National Police Gazette, of thia week, itaued thia moreing, and for sale byalligrnta and newiboys, w II contain a f1 correct Portrait of Pat McQuade. the " IWeirer," within* ??y personal deacript ou Full icport ol the Rogers Oaae t D'the tarnation?rich and racy. Full report of all the testimony in y? the trial of Madame Adolph-Wm H. Attree?Thtnta L. e of Nicholi?Joseph B Poll rd. Ac Pe'er E. Or ii' reply to uj_ Capt. Tittle. Price only f?nr ee ft?St pe'annum. J'1 The Plnmbe NiaIIoiihI D?gu?rrrlan Gallery, liojj on the upper comer of B-endwar and Murray aireeti lathe pla-e whee the beat specimens I the l)ng erreo'ype can be a'ru'cd Thr utanda who hare ha< their own and thrir ,UP* frieudi Portrait, ctn lea'ily to the Irish ol our remark, and tuj a ihoae who h i*e not aran pirturea from thia c?leb'*d g.tilery, nt'f ahouM brail meaut call and examine the beautiful apacieen mera thr re exhibited Metallic Tablrt Itainr SIrop? Nerchantt . 1 and others about purchasing an Article of thia kind would do loot | well to eall and examine at thr nmiu 'Co y the varum-nutlich terns offered, each being made of the beat materiale, but raryUia ing only in iheir outside finish. I eittfic tea, in proof of him their ncility are in ihe poaaeaaiou of the ineentor, from "oone tain of the moatAcie'tiflc ?e'tlemen in the country. A liberal discount made to wholesale purchasers. ,n?l O MUNOICBS A 80N. hod 177 Broadway, opposite Howard Hotel. aid. the Travelling Dressing Cases?'The Sxxbaerlbers reapeetfnlly call ihe attention of the public to their aa at- . sortment ofihe abore; eyh pattern containing articles of the I rnimt confen'Mi an " " my. ??u warranted 10 rrr>orB tk? daiiM for which they were leTe-ally deiiirned #pt lorm tne awiea O BAIWDERS k SOW, 'I?* 177 Broadway, a few doora above Courtlnndt it. f aa hi* ggSSggg?? bra- navigation of lh? Uhlo lU-rir. Plact.1. TinIf. fitnu of finor. tha wheeling. Mar IS.. .1* foot. mo NtaVtr* Mar 18 .11 foef. Cincinnati. .......... ..Mar 19 lAfeet. 'din t.ouiavfile Mar 11 14 foot that aBaWB,nBMaBaBaaaHMWBaaiaB wOSBt PIMIKBT losa Tliurarlay, Nanh IS?6 P. .71. Jar* ^*?0 D0 mal,tia' chatiga Intlia stock market to ro ilia P?rt> either in tha wny of sales or quotations There aro flv* very few buyers, an 1 the sollur* experience a groit deal ! of difficulty In Ratting tiJ of their stock*. Heading Bond a, 'tha i Raiding IUilioad, Morris Canal, and Norwich end V.'orI by ! cellar, cloaed at yesterday's pre;.*, hut very weak ul" | Farmers' Loan want up Id; Canton, if; Vkksburr fell a of off X; Harlom, \ par cent | Thera waa vary small amount of business dona at tho second board, in consequooce of tho almost total absence rlio ' Vicksburg, Reading, ml Norwich closed at ;a,y prices current io tha morning; Canton wont up X 1 -so Farmers' Loan X P*r carl. {"Jj I Tho Beiton and Worcoiter Railroad Cempany Uavg i pr??PBtod to tka Legislature of MtMMkawtU a re??^

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