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

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 9, 1847 Page 2
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a?mBr i_ ?BKB" - -J NEW YORK HERALD. """ Mew VorU. Friday, April 11, 1847. The Weakly Herald. This sheet will ho ready for our subscribers to-morrow morning at nine o'clock. It will contain the official despatches of General Scott, in relation to the landing of the troops under his command, and the investment of the city ot Vern Cruz ; a full and complete narrative of the battle of Huena Vista; a variety of incidents of the battle ; the new Mexican tariff; the .nstructions of the Secretaries of War and Navy to the military and naval commanders; Election returns from Connecticut and Rhode Island ; | report of the bombardment of Vera Cruz, in case it shall be received in time ; the latest news from England by the packets ; foreign and domestic market reports; the late important news from New Mexico, &c. &e., and our usual digest of financial, commercial, political, and miscellaneous intelligence. It will be embellished with a map of the country around Tehuantepec, showing the place where the governm -nt contemplate establishing a water communication between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans ; and a diagram representing the landing of the troops under Gen. Scott, and the investment of Vera Cruz. Single copies 6 J cents each. News from Europe State of the Markets. By the arrival of the packet ship Gladiator, from London, we have advices from Europe three days later than those previously received. The news does not amount to much, politically or commercially. It is a long time since the cotton markets in Great Britain have been so inactive as they were ut the latest dates. The corn markets were moderately active, and prices without any material alteration Unless there is some change in the principal markets, the next steamer will not bring any very important news of a commercial character. The political affairs of Europe appear to be as quirt as commercial matters. The Bombardment of Vera Cruz. We learn by the arrival of the ship Oregon at New Orfeans, from Anton Lizardo, which pluce she left on the 20th ult., that three or four hours after that vessel sailed, heavy firing was heard in Vera Cruz, and from the sound, it came from the Americans. There is no doubt that the city waa attacked on that day, and we may expect to hear of some important results from there every hour. Our readers will find the news in another column. It is of deep interest. They will recollect that we informed them some time ago, that the 20th had been appointed for the attack. According to the accounts Vera Cruz is to be a second Saragossa! Newspapers In Mexico?Spread of Republicanism?Novel Mode of Warfare. The subjugation of the Mexicans has assumed a new shape, and will henceforth be prosecuted with weapons of peace, as well as with grape and cannister. This new weapon will be as effectual in conquering a peace as the cannon is? and what is of more importance, its results will not be accompanied with much loss of life. Hitherto the (roveriiinent has conducted tile war singly and alone; but now, our citizens come to its aid in the shape of editors, reporters, imps and devils, armed to the teeth with paper, presses and printing ink. With these materials they will manufacture ammunition. If the Mexicans can maintain their ground in front of the tremendous volleys that will be poured into their ranks, they are better soldiers than we take them to be. Several of these literary batteries are already constructed in different parts of Mexico, and from the success which attends their manmuvres, we are disposed to think that they have made considerable havoc in the enemy's ranks. An American newspaper is to be established at Monterey, (New Leon,) to be called the American Pioneer; one is already established at Matamoras, the American Flag; one at Monterey, in California, the Californian; one at Tampico, called the Sentinel; and we are informed that the original proprietors of the latter have recently sold out, and are about to construct a newspa|>er battery in Vera Cruz. This is the latest example we have of Yankee enterprise. It is decidedly novel for an army to have in its rear a corps of printers to march through the breaches made in the enemy's walls by the cannon balls, and then let tly at them these implements of modern Yuukee warfare. We have great faith in this system, and we are certain that the best results will flow from it. The press of Mexico is tied, hand and foot by the government, und dare not publish an article without its being' submitted to the government censors. We shull see what effect an independent press will have. We shall see whether the impressions produced by the slanders and falsehoods daily uttered by the Mexican authorities, be not soon dispelled, and the people attain correct knowledge of our character, and our object in prosecuting the war. If the papers already established, and those - i? ??i : i a :_u muuui iu ur cBiuuiismu, wcic |?iiuu:u in opaiuan as well as in English, the effect would of course be greater than if printed in English alone. Very few of the Mexican people understand English, and those few belong to the upper crust, who are opposed to peace, and who lead and control the masses. If these papers were printed in Spanish, us well as in English, they would be eagerly read by the great body of the people, or rather by the great body of those who can read, and the happiest results would flow from them. Old Rough and Rkady.?We publish in another column, some despatches of General Zachary Taylor, containing an account of his gallant defence of Fort Harrison in the year 1812, and his more recent achievements in Florida. On the breaking out of the war with Great Britain, Captain Taylor, now called Old Rough and Ready, was left in command of Fort Harrison, which he successfully defended against the attack of a large body of Indians, headed by their Prophet. Every stratagem in savage warfare was used by the Indians to capture the , fort, but without success. Captain Taylor was too rough and too ready for them, and after a conflict of seven hours, compelled the Indians to retire. The gallant behavior of Captain Taylor in the defence of Fort Harrison, was duly appreciated by the government. Very soon after the official accounts reached Washington, he was promoted und made Major by brevet; and his, we believe, was the first brevet commission granted in the I'nited States. From a captain he rose by merit and gallantry higher and higher, and is now in command of an arnty. The plain young Captain Taylor, is now Gen. Zachary Taylor, appropriately styled Old Rough and Ready, the hero of Pnl? Aim n...^ ,i.. i? Palma, Monterey and Buena Vista?the name officer who has astonished the world with the brilliancy of hia victories, and endeared himself to his countrymen. The most brilliant achievements of modern warfare and the naine of Old Rough and Ready are inseparably connected. Long may he live Sovtiikh.v News.?We were yesterday indebted to Sullivan's Philadelphia hxpress for the early delivery of our southern despatches. Political. Kllphalet <iroc|y has bean re-elected Mayor of Portland l>y 1018 votes, against 888 for Mr. Wells, democrat, and III scattering The Board of Aldermen stand 3 whlgs. I democrat and II vacancies The council. 0 whig*. I democrat and a vacancies. SPECIAL EXPRESS TO THE NEW TORE HERALD OPTICS. A11IV11 OK THE PACKET SHIP GLADIATOR, THREE DAT8 LATER NEWS FROM EUROPE. AFFAIRS IN PORTUGAL. The Repealers in an Uproar* State of the Markets. Ac. Ac. Ac. The packet ship Gladiator, Capt. Bunting, arrived yesterday from London and Portsmouth, whence she sailed on the 11th ult. Our latest London date is the 10th. The news is interesting only so far as it relates to the markets. There is no political intelligence of any consequence. The 24th ult., was appointed as the day for the observance of a general fast and humiliation throughout Great Britain. The Oriental and Peninsula steam ship Tiber, went ashore near Lisbon, on the 20th of February, and is a total loss. She was\a large iron steamer, and was worth ?150,000. Ireland. The dehrit of the Repeal Association was collected today. (March 8.) in Concilatlon Hall, and a pretty heap It presented. Think of Tom Arklns. the tailor, playing first fiddle ! The rent, however, was up to 418 10s. 6d. Mr Ray read a letter flrom Mr. John O'ConneU on va rioui subjects. ine rouowing 11 an tnrtci * My father Is just on the point of departure for Hasting* to seek change of air; hut for the hurry of leaving town ho whould have addressed tho association upon the present state of our affairs, and would hare bad the pleasure personally to announce that John Augustus O'Neill, will offer himself for Oalway at the next general election; and thus give the honest Repealers tnere a second worthy and true-hearted candidate to support. He will, however, give himself that pleasure this day week." Mr. Tom Arkins spoke to the letter. He " denounced the thimble-rigging government of Lord John Russell" for his general conduct towards Ireland, and more parti1 cularly for his new Poor Law Bill. Tom concluded a ve. hement oration by calling upon Ireland to rise en masse and demand the dismissal of Lord John Russell and his starvation government. He did not carc whether Sir Robert Peel or Lord Oeorge Bentinck would succeed him, for he believed cither was more honest, humane, aud just than Lord John Russell (protracted cheers). Mr. Kitzpatrick followed in a similar boisterous strain. The present government had caused the deaths of mll1 lions of the Irish people by the most heartless neglect? (cheers, and cries of "down with the whigs!") Their 1 great leader had suffered deeply in his health from redaction on the state of the country ; and suppose he had made mistakes?at such?(uproar, and cries of "no, no. never.") Mr. Tom Steelo rose to order?O'Conneli never made a mistake (cries of "yes, yes;" "no. no.") Mr. Kitzpatrick continued?He did not mean to assail ; O'Conneli, but ho felt that in his absence intemperate and injudicious language bad been used, which O'Conneli would not have permitted (uproar). Mr. Clomcnts?This has nothiug to do with the question before the chair. (No, no. yes. yes.) Mr. Kitzpatrick then went on to abuse the government, and Young Ireland into the bargain. " If that party continued to stay away from the hall, the Britisli government would continue to treat Ireland just as it liked. I conclude." said he. "by moving that we call upon every part of Ireland to petition the <4uecn to dismiss the present government." The Chairman rose to order; but the cries ot rut out the whig*," accompanied with groans and shouts, prevented his being heard. Mr. Tom Steele rose again to order, and, in a loud voice, demanded to know whether any enemy to Ireland was simple enough to think he could be bellowed down ? Order having been restored, he said the only question before the chair was the insertion of Mr. John O'C'on. ncll's letter on the minutes. The motion then passed. Mr. Rav read a statistical table showing the religious and political opinions of all the magistracy of Ireland. Of Protostants there appeared to be 'J63'J, and Catholics but 419. All the Protestants were assumed to be Tories, while a large section of the Romanists were designated Orange Papists Mr. Ray, Mr. Dunn, and Mr. Clements descanted on the gross injustice of this virtual exclusion of Catholics from the magisterial bench in Irclund. The clause introduced into the Poor Law 15111 by the government for equalising the number of ex officio with elected guardians would, if carried into a law. throw the whole administration of the act into the hands of thu Protestant and I and Tory magistracy of Ireland. Mr. J. Reynolds said if that clause passed the new board would plunder tnd oppress thu Irish yeople in an Intolerable manner. The rent was announced to be 4,'ltf Us. 6d.. and the meeting separated. Portugal. Our advices from Oporto arc to the 'Jlst of February, i Marshal Saldnnha. with 7000 men. 900 of whom are cavalry, is at Vendas Novas and Olivcira dc Axcmeir, throe or four leagues south of Oporto. lie has threatened daily to cross the river at Corvciro. and he has disappointed all his friends by not huving done so. as he had an opportunity, which may not agaiu occur, of intercepting Das Antas on his returning from Viauna. and of striking a blow which might have been fatal to the Junta. No one can understand what Suldanha is a limit as he has allowed reinforcements of every kind to couie in. and the Junta are now prepurcd to give him a warm reception. The Queen's General. Casal. who proposed making a stund ugainst Das Antas at Viauna, has abandoned that city. The Queen's cause has received u great blow by the desertion of the Porto steamer. This merchant bout had been hired at Lisbon and fitted up as a wur steamer, and wes verv useful in carrying despatches along the coast, ana assisting in tne diockuuo. un leaving vigo two uay* since the steward and crew mutinied, overpowered the officer*, and then brought tlio Porto into the Souro and aurrendered her to the Junta. The Junta has now lour steamer*?the Mindella, Porto. Duke of Oporto, und the Vesuvius; while tho Queen has none, unless, as it is rumored. she lias hired the Royal Tar. The inertness of Marshal Suldanha. the retreat of Casal. tho return of Das Antas. the escape of old Povoae. and the coming in of the Porto steamer have advauced the cause of the Junta materially. "The blockade is only nominal: vessels every day. when the bar is free, go in and out. It was by the Queen's decree suspended to the 20th. and 1500 pipes of port'wine were shipped for England in the seven previous days. "The Junta has se.sed on all bills coming due in the bank here of the bank of Lisbon. This hum and the receipts of the custom house, which have been considerable on import* and exports, give them fur the present abundant fund*. 'The Spanish government arc working hard to make out a cause of interference ugainst the Junta. I have seen a dispatch from the Captain General of Oalicia. stating that the frontiers are disturbed by partbaus of the Junta, und that orders are given not only to put down those people, but to follow them up without any respect to territorial boundaries. Tho list of grievances against the Junta are numerous, relating principally to the Spanish brig-of-war and steamer in the Douro being made an asylum for the ehartists. and for the persecution directed by the Junta against a Spanish subject who made himself notorious here. "The lines are well manned, and two regiments sent out to contest the passing of the river by Suldanha. "Saldanha is, I am told, most sanguine, and instead of being annoyed at Oporto being reinforced, he congratulates himself on having the whole of the insurgenis in one place. "Several Miguelite partisans are acting under the Junta, but no union between them has taken, or will take place.'' Markets. London Monev Market. Tuesday F.venlng. March 9. i ?Public securities went nearly the same round to-duy as they did yesterday Consols were done for acrount at 89X. end for money at 89*i ; after which they declined 1 to and and left off at H93,' for money and 89', for tho account. The 3l4* per rents were done ut 91 \. but dropped to 91 in consequence of a considerable sale for transfer, the stock being to shut to-morrow for the dividend The scrip of the loan was done from to pm.. leaving off ut a '4 to Kxehcqucr bills 2 to 6 for the large, and 6 to 10 pm. for the small. Dank stock was last sold at 901. The statement made by the French Minister of Finance, contradicting the report that a considerable loan would be required for tho service of the year, lias been the leadline tonic of discussion on the Stock Kxehancrc The statement made by the minister is not generally credited here.people's minds having been biassed by the reiterated averments of the French opposition press respecting the deficiency of the treasury for the current expenditure. It is not at ail probable, however, that any Minister either in Frute or England. vmM eo pewtlrejy commit himself in the Legislative Assembly to a specific fact, unless ho saw his way clearly at least, to the end of the present yeur. It may, therefore we thiuk, bo safely taken for granted that there will be no loan made by the French government at present, so that this incubus is removeafrom the money market. No material alteration occurred in the value of Foreign Securities, nor was thoro any increase in the amount of business. Spanish Five per Cents were last done at the Three per Cents at 34; Peruvian, SO1*; Danish, tftt, Equador. 3; Granada. HIV Deferred do. 3,Hi Vencxuelan, deferred, II; Austrian. 110H; and Dutch Two-and-a-Half per Cents, 47 V The Railway Share Market was inactive, but without much change in the prices. Sales, however, would in very few instances have boen prrssed without submitting ' '?i ' ^notion on the quotations, prices being made vf.?r y lbc jobbers than when business is active. .i t- ?r K*ohangc with the leading points of , ' on tine nt were firmer this afternoon. and there Is ! no liumediate appearance of decline, whatever mny be in ' , Amsterdam tliree months were done at 14 70 ; Hamburgh. 1? ???J< s Paris, lfl ; Frankfort, l'JO'.,X , Vienna. 10 10 I ; Trieste, 10 1 |?f ; Leghorn, 30 30 4; Madrid 3HJ.H : < adix. 3fft 37 ; Lisbon. 53*4 51 ; Oporto, 34', No Inconvenience will is) felt In that eoac by notehuidtrs, the huuk having arranged with the ilaak ! of England a considerable time ago to abandon the | issue of their own paper. and substitute Bank of Eng1 land notes No particular* bar* tranaplrad respect: lug the amount of tb* deficiency, ana tb* uwti; but tb*r* 1* a considerable amount of paper in the i London market dlecountad on the faith the orbank's endorsement wblcb has not reached maturity. It 1* not underetood that this bank baa erred by advances on railway securities, as has been alleged, but that It Is considerably involved with th??coal proprietors In the surrounding district. LivsarooL Coat Msrket, March 9.?At our corn exchange this morning there was a middling attendance of the trade and fair show of wheat, flour and other artl cies tde market wuh inanimate, ana tne xaleH or wheat were merely in retail at an advance of 3(1 per 70 lb*, on prices of this (lay week. Hour, too, was very slow of sale, the best Western Canal being let go at 43 per barrel. Oats were flat, and to effeet sales rathes cheaper. Beans were 3s per 480 lbs. lower. Barley war flat, and Is to 3s per qr. lower for malting kinds, bus grinding was without change in value. Indian corn wat Is per 400 lbs. reduced In value. Indian corn meal offered at 33s per barrel. Oatmeal flat. LrvtarooL Cotton Market. Tuesday. March 0.?The sales to-day aro 1,000 bags, and the market Is very dull ( and slack. Prices the same as yesterday. The New York Charter Election. NAMES OF CANDIDATES. Matoraltt Ticket. Whig. Democratic. Native n W. V. Brady. J. 8. Brownell E. O. Drake. J Alms House Commissioner. J. RJTaylor. M. O. Leonard. John Lloyd. Alderman. Wards, 1. .. H.H.Byrne, 8. A. Crapo. " 2. " j.T.McElrath, 8. Burkaitrr. " 4. .. G.H. Purser. .. E. Fitzgerald. " 5. W.Adams. E.B.Hart. .. f John Foote. 1 " c. John Omen, T. Oilmarteu. "7. .. .. ... " 8. .. .. A.S.Livingston. " 9. J. L.Dodge. John Jackson. .... " 10. .. B. J. Messerole. W. H.Hoyt. " 11. .. Wm. Gage, L. 8. bod. Jacob Miller. " It. .. T. Sponord, U. P. Ward. " It. .. J. D. Kellogg, Dan Barker. Isaac V. Briggs. r " 14. * .. W.W. Borchus, ?. Nichols. y H. A. Sands, T. B. Tappan. S 11. ., C has. Partridge. ... 16. W. Smith. Chas. Webb, J. H. Savage. I " it. i! W. A.'Walker, !! M. W. 8. Jackson. Assistant Aldermen. n Wards, 1. P.French, John Patten, t] 3.T. McKnight, H. 8. Dunning. " 4. .. D. Mullins, .. Wm. Reid. ! " 5. A. H. Schultz, J.Anderson. .. ', 6. Patrick Kelly, T. Martin, F. D. Kohler. O 7. .. .. ?. ? ... .. W. Forbe.. " 9.8. C. Herring. J. Ouackenboii. ,. " 10. .. N?il Orty, O. T. Bcekmaii. ]t " 11. .. A. F. Hatfield, Chai. Farley. J Ph IT*' " IS. .. r. Dougiffrty, W. V. Leggett. le IS. 8.H.Faaka, O. W.Browne. T fl. H. Wrbb, 11 " 14. W. Roberta, ,, J. A. Jackaou, M. Burke, D. Caroliu. " 15. .. M.Monson, Jr. .. . " 10. J.P.Cummins. J. P. Dunn, R. B. DeKay. JohnMyer. O " 18.' M. W. 8. Jackaon, 1! W. O. Wood. C Rhode Island Election.?The following is 1 the result of the election held in Rhode Island on c Wednesday:? Elisha Harris, the whig candidate, is elected e Governor by the people. Both branches of the 1 Legislature are probably whig by handsome ma- H jorities. Robert B. Cranston, whig, is re-elected ^ to Congress from the eastern district. There is u probably no choice in the western, but there is a 8 whig majority in the district. ? What effect will this election and that in Con- g necticut have upon the whigs in this city on ti Tuesday next 1 Opening ok the Hudson?Free Navigation.? 8 Wc find the following relative to the opening of the Hudson in the Albany Aveua of vestcrdav.? a, W?ure indebted to Messrs. Livingston & Wells I o for this paperi? I 11 The icy barrier between this city and Van Wie's I Toint, vielded yesterday afternoon. The steamboat j Columbia lay at the Point at the time having desisted P from her efforts to force a passage through. Her wheel H and her rudder were somewhat injured by the ice, as it U passed down. The boat, however, biding her time, came ri up to the dock about 6 o'clock in the afternoon?being y the first boat through. The blockade, therefore, is now t| raised. The Hip Van Winkle having previously been i, hauled out of her winter quarters, into her old berth at the dock, is ready to resume her trips. The John Mason f was out during the day yesterday reconnoitering. und " will, uo doubt, with the rest of the steamer craft, com- y mence operations immediately. We congratulate our citizens, and all Interested in the navigation of the Hud- . sou. that the ice has gone, and without the usual freshet and damage to property and water oraft. 8 Aiu to Scotland.?The following letter was 0 received from a distinguished citizen of Albany, j by a gentleman of this city :? f Albany, April 51, 1847. Dlab Sir,?The uatives of Scotland in this city were .. slow to believe that distress to any extent pervaded the land of their fathers, and remained inactive until accouuts by the last steamer confirmed the previous ru- I1 mors of the actual distress in the Highlands und islands of t of Scotland. A few weeks since a committee, consisting a the Ex-President, President and Vice-President of the q St. Andrew's Society, were appointed a committee to re- n ceive contributions. The result of our labors have been I. the collection of seven hundred dollurs. On the receipt of this letter I wish you to call on Richard Irvin, Esq.. and ascertain the best mode of sendinir it to Scotland. 1 a* I perceive he in connected with the New York com- 8 nilttcc, and will give you every information. 1 am. dear Sir, yours respectfully, A. K. To J. B. W. o P. 8.?Since writing the ubove, 1 have purchased 160 c barrels of flour, (middling) at $5 per barrel. John Bull k pay* freight?will the shipper* take him for pay ? 1 City Intelligence. Thf. Weatiiks.?The spring weather continue* to improve. The thermometer stood at 63 degrees yesterday at noon. The day was mild with sunshine and a bright blue sky. Towards evening we bad a change in the atmosphere, which looked gloomy and seemed to threaten rain, about 6>? o'clock. Aitos House Ii.i.vminatio*. ? Wc understand that the Astor House will be illuminated at 8 o'clock, this evening, in honor of the gallant deeds of our brave little army in Mexico under (Jencral Taylor. The Last Scene in the Last Act or the Ex- . Monk Leaiiet.?The Rev. E. Leabcy's lecture last ' night at the Tabernacle, was but slightly attended. I The speaker, however, was frequently obliged to stop, from the continued hisses, groans, thumping of sticks, clapping of hands, mixed in with the crys of ''you're n liar." "Set down, you old beast." "Irish blackguard." and many other terms of disapprobation. At the close of his lecture, the audience, instead of retiring in the usual manner, began to gather around the platform where Leaky was standing, showing great demonstrations of ill temper; but in consequence of a large force of police from the fifth and sixth ward*. Leahey was enabled to proceed towards the door into the street, where some Ave or six hundred persons were congregated awaiting his appearance, and as soon as he appeared a loud shout was givcu and a rush made (It was said to ride him on a rail or tar and feather him.) Fortunately by the aid of the police, ho took shelter In one of the Broadway omnibuses, missing, luckily, several paving stones, which struck the stage instead of the monk's head, as evidently intended?the drUer whipped up his horses aud away the stage went up Broadway at a good pace, with a mob of between four aud five hundred men in close pursuit, hallooing and hooting at the top of their voices. The horses became baulky when opposite the Olympic theatre, which gave timo for the mob to assemble, and tben a general rush was made for the stage, with shouts of "pull him out, "pull him out," st the same timo mixing in a few bricks and stone*, which came bang against the stage, terrifying the poor monk to such a degree that be could scarcely speak. This alarm brought out the larger portion of the midience from the theatre, which added considerably to the already collected mob. Officers Leonard and Brown, stage inspectors, imnieilldiatvly jumped on the step of the stage ii ml ordered the driver to wnlp up and go t, on, while they protected the door. Thin was h dour, and the stago passed up Broadway to Spring street; down Spring to Mercer; along Mercer to PHnce, ti and down Prince street to the corner Of Woostor street; a and by this time, the driver running his horses pretty o fust, obtained some headway on the inoh. when officer K Leonard opened the stage door, handed the frightened monk to the side walk .and ruu him into the Hth ward police station bouse as ouirkly as possible. The driver passed on, _ and the mob followed on after the stage, evidently with intent to do something desporate; but luckily for all par- ' tics, through the ingenuity mid good management of the ?] above officers, the rioters was frustrated.- And thus ended Ji the lust lecture of ex-Monk Leakey, by lodging him iu J the station-house for safety. j Tub Hot els.?Strangers eoutlnuu to Bock into the different hotels in liumcusc numbers from all parts of the Union. The spring trade promises to open briskly. Otsiiin Tom Tilt-mh.?This truly popular and dis- 0 languished little hero arrived from Connecticut with his C friends. Messrs. Buruum, Sic., Sic , at the Eastern Pearl > street House, yesterday, whero he remains for a few days. C The little "hero of a hundred conquests," is looking well and in high health and spirits. Trov Lint.?The magniflbeut steamer Kmpire. R. B. . Maey, master, takes her station in the line on Saturday " eveniug, at 6 o'clock. Success attend her. Fatal Accident.?The Coroner was called to hold an q inquest yesterday at No. 49 Suffolk street, on the body e of Margaret Merrolllat, n native of France, aged 4'J l( years, who, while in the act of drawing some water from a cistern, about noon, fell iu She was rescued shortly c afterwards, In a very exhausted state, nud died about ? 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Verdict, death by exhaustion, caused by falling into a cistern, and being partially 0 drowned. p Fibs.?The tire in ffold street, on Wednesday, we under u stand, broke out iu Chevalier's dental instrument shop, and uot iu Stuveual's. POSTSCRIPT!. FOUR O'CLOCK, A. M. SPECIAL AND EXTRAORDINARY EXPRESS TO THE wrrar lrnnv nvpir.n ntmmn ARRIVAL OF THE Packet Ship Southerner. THREE DAYS LATER NEWS FROM EUROPE. nteresting Commercial Intelligence. She drain Markets, dec., dec., die. The packet ship Southernor, Capt. Palmer, arived off Sandy Hook yesterday afternoon. She vas immediately boarded by our famous news chooner Teazer, and her news expressed to the Veto York Herald Office. The S. sailed from Liverpool on the 14th ult., nd her news is therefore, three days later than

hat brought by the Gladiator. To the commercial community the intelligence 9 interesting and perhaps important. Our special messenger reached our office at 8 'clock this morning. We refer our mercantile readers to the maret reports. The Tan Hours' Bill still " dragged its slow ngth along" through the House of Commons, is the most tremendous experiment which was The official account of the foreign trade of the ountry for the last year should have come out efore the discussion on the ten hours bill. While ur imports have very much exceeded those of 845, the exports of 1846 show a startling defiiency as compared with those of the preceding ear. The declared value of exported goods in 845, was ?53,298,026. In 1846 the value delared was ?51,279,735. [From the Liverpool Chronicle, March 13.] Commercial Keview.?The long prevalence of asterly winds made the present week, up to 'hursday, in almost all branches of trade, "dull s the weed that rots by Lethe's stream." On fiat duy the wind veered round, and the conseuence has been a large influx of vessels. The rrivals have been numerous. Yesterday, the late at the Exchange-room showed a goodly aray from all parts of the world, amongst them seeral provision laden vessels from the United Hates. Every subsequent tide will bring addiional numbers. The corn, like most other branches of trade has een dull. On Tuesday flour was offered on omewhat lowej terms, and yesterday another eduction to the extent of sixpence to a shilling er barrel took place. Indian corn, becoming carce, has advanced in price. The transmission f supplies to Ireland continue:), and leaves the larket bare. The cotton trade is no exception to the preailiug dullness. Prices during the week have needed fully an eighth, but the decline offers no nducement to purchasers. The working of short Line in Manchester and the neighborhood, opeites as a bar to an extensive demand. The sales esterday were 300 bags, and the transactions of le week amount in the aggregate to 35,000 bags, ly the Virginia, yesterday, we learn that the reeipts at the Atlantic ports exceeded by 48,000 ales the receipts of the corresponding period lust ear. It is confidently stated, by persons who ought o be well informed on the subject, that the preent Parliament will be brought to a close?by neans of a dissolution?about the end of June ir the beginning of July. The registration re urns are mentioned as being, 111 me opuuou ot he government, sufficiently in its favor to juatiy tnis appeal to the country. During the past week, says the Liverpool Chro\iclt, as many vessels have cleared outwards, in lallast, at the Liverpool Custom-house, for grain iorts, as will carry 14,000 qrs. of corn. Besides his, there ure now loading in this town for the ame places, vessels, capable of earring 86,000 uarters, being together, 100,000 quarters in prosed. Owing to tne easterly winds the arrivals ave been few. There has been a destructive inundation in lungury, the waters having risen higher than ince 1,809. There have been serious riots in different parts f Switzerland, to prevent the exportation Of orn. At Sexto Calendo, two persons were .illed, and several severely wounded by the miitary. The Manchester Courier states, as the result of :arefiil inquiry, that out of 179 mills at Munches' er, 99 were working full time, 68 short time, intl 17 have slopped; while out of a total of H,000 hands, 22,(KM) are working full time, 13iOO short time, and 6,600 have stopped. It adds, hat the average nuniber of working hours in the lay at Manchester is under seven; the average it Oldham, Ashton, and the surrounding district, ibout eight. Destsuctiom os tlis. Tmeatiu; at Caslikchc.?Kbe Carltruhe Oaztlle of the 3d Inst, gives the following > >articulars of the late dreadful fire at the (irand Ducal i rheatre :?" It was not in one of the boxes of the second I rallcry that the fire first broke out. but in one of the I ourt boxes, immediately after the gas was lighted. The j nquest is not yet terminated; but it is already [novo that there was no fissure in the gaspipe. anil hat the flames, driven by a current of air. caught .be hangings. The rapidity with which the fire ipread is easily accounted for by the interior arrangenents and decorations of this building, in common with dl old theatres. As soon as the oudience part of the louse was beginning to be filled with the volumes of unokc, the alarm became general and frightful. Many jcrsous on the thUd floor of galleries were stifled. The lumber of dead and missing amounts, according to the lolice returns, to 70. A letter from (arliruhe in the Manheim Journal, says?Amoug the victims are the folowing, vix: a brother of M. Homburg, the man of ctters; a son of M. Wabel, the prompter; a whole famir who had just arrived from Ludwigsberg. and an tinglih family who got lost in the corridors, besides many somen and children. Most of the bodies are oompletely educed to ashes; and of manv others nothing was left inconsumed but the limbs, which hrve been carried to lie cemeiry. fiouie m?w ineiuicivw uui ui me wiaaown >f the fourth story; one, In attempting to do ?o, was rlttabeld by a youn7 woman to whom he wai affianced, ind thus remained suspended till the building gave ray, when they both sank into the flames." Rome. Our letters from Rome, of the 36th ult , are calculated o raise still higher the reputation of Pope Pius IX for bis risdom and benevolence On the 33d of February Mr. ,'obden was honored with a private audience by his HoIness, and retired from it filled with respect and admiraion In the evening of the 9th a deputation from Bo>gna were admitted to the Pope's presence, and presentd to him a flag?an offering of love and respect?from hat city. On the 31th the Turkish ambassador had notlser private audience of the Pope, at the conclusion f which his Holiness again warmly recommended to his Ixcellency the catholics of the Fast. Markets. . London Monet Maaar.t, Friday evening, March 13.? 'here are now nearly ten millions of Bank notes less in xlstence than there were this time last yeas. On the tb day of Mareh. 1846, the Bank held:? lovernment Securities, ? 13,136,440 itber Securities, 33,343.036 lotos, 6,904.486 lold and Sliver Coin 760,606 ?44,133 466 On the 6th day of March, 1847, the Bank held:? lovernment securities ?11,990 079 ithor securities 16,619 148 rotes 6,016 696 iold and silver coin 696 114 ?6,631 036 Tbo depressiod of the funds has been very considerate during the week : and It is perfectly lamentable to mitcmplate the depreeiatipn of overy dese.riptioa of roperty. The causes are the gradual lightening of loney from the export of hulllen, and the consequent urtallment of tho circulation ; ami railway companies iking up mouoy on debenture at much higher rales of itereet than the funds pay, which induces the insurance oui panics to sell their stock, and lend it to those comanies. The funds have also fallen in consequence of the Bank f Fngland having refused to lend money on stock for mger periods than a fortnight, and limiting that accomwdation to the stocks which are open to transfer. The Scotcii]buuks and the discount houses, take money t call, at 4 per vast., and the rate of discount is from 4 , . . to 5 per cent . although the Bank of England tllTcontlnue* to discount at 4 per cent, and, we hear, has dig. counted rery largely this week * Exchequer blLu? are barely malntaiued at a premium, and are heavy. The new scrip hat been done at die., j and consols at 88K. From what we hear at least one million and a half > more bullion will be required for America, and a large , amount for llusgia; under such clroumstances. and with our present currency und banklug laws, but littie anticipated; but tbiugs ; ave nearly seen their worst. The following are the cloning quotation*:?Three per 1 cent reduced. X; Three'per cent Consols. 88^ V i do account. 88>, ?g; Consols' scrip, >, dis; new 3X per cents, shut; Long annuities, shut; Exchequer bills. I par 3 premium. i The market for foreign bond* has been rery depressed, and the prices are lower, but no feature presents itself worthy of comment. The railway market haa been severely depressed in consequence of the state of the money market, and the flatness of the funds Liverpool. Saturday morning. 13th March, 1817.? With but exceptions shares have boon very heavy this week, and but little dealt in. Consols have been in a declining state all week. The closing prices in London on Friday week were 89% to 90, and on Thursday evening they had receded to 88% to % it does not seem probable that many hona fide holders of railway shares will realize ut present prices, when shares in the old established lines can be purchused to pay from 5% to 6% per cent. Wo may instance the lust price for London Stock $177; this would yield to the purchaser a return of nearly 6% per cent per annum, on the presumption that the London And North Western Company will continuo to maintain its uveal divided of 10 per cent. Tho receipts for tho first ten weeks of the current half year show an increase of ?926 over tho corresponding teu weeks of last year, but even if the receipts for the rumainiug sixteen weeks should show a decrease of ?2.600 per week, still the directors could pay a dividend of 4% per cent, out of the half year's earnings, which would yield a return of i fully 6% per cunt per annum to the party who purchased at ?117. We may also notice Midland Stock sold yesterday at ?116, which would yiuld a return to the purchaser equal to about 6% per cent per annum; and here there is no falling off in the receipts, as they show an increase of ?19,600 on tho first tun weeks of the current helf year as compared with the aorrespondlng period of j last yearNotwithstunding the "gloomy forebodings of a host of interested alarmists, or habitual croakers, wo think ourselves warranted in conilluding from the foregoing facts, that the present is a most favorable opportunity for ; wealtho prudent men to invest their surplus capital in sound railway undertakings. Liverpool Cotton Market, Friday, March 12 ?The import this week is 3,354 bales, and the sales reach 18,100 boles, as follows Sales thii week. d. d. Same period in IUG. d. d. 160 Sea Islands... .10 032 250 Set Island... 10% a 16% 60 Staiued ditto .. 5% a 8% ? Stained ditto .0 a 0 4930 Upload 5% a 7 3380 Upload 3% i 4% 3330 New Orleans.. 3 a 7% 13110 New Orleans. 3% a 6 310 Alabama, Sic.. 3.% a 6,% 4120 Alabama, tie. 3% a 4% Up to March 12, 1847. and 1846 Taken on speculation, bales 90,000 38,000 Taken for export 11,430 13,900 . Taken by the trade 163,890 287,060 I H>n.,b >? I tv?ri,AAl J VI OfUl K!M| 'Mill London Corn Market, March 13.?At this day's market there was a brink demand for English and foreign wheat, at a further advance of 1*. to 3s. per qr. over Monday'* ratee. Indian corn, whole meal, and breadetuff in good xequegt at our previous currency. Barley I sells slowly, hut can hardly be bought on lower terms, ! which remark applies to malt and beans. White peas Is. dearer. J. The market having been relieved of the late pressure of foreign oats, an advance was generally demunded of (id. to Is. per quarter to-day, which checked business, and was only complied with by necessitous buyers. Mark Lane, March 13.?We have had severe frost during the last two days, but the weather is milder this morning, with strong indication of thaw. Our arrivals of all grain, both English and foreign, are short this week. Wheat continues in active demand both for Irish and French accounts, also by our own millers, and all qualities must be called Is to 3s per quarter dearer. The stocks are now visibly lessening, and we doubt much if the present rate of de- j niand cau be sustained for many weeks longer, without rendering our market entirely bare. The Mediterranean supply seems exhausted at present, aud with the weather we have lately had the opcuiug of the Baltic will be do lnyed to an usually Iota period. Barley is a slow sale, but no cheaper. The late arrivcls of oats being much lightened we have a better demaud to-day at an advance of tid to Is per quarter. Beans aud peas are firm at former rates. Jmjtr'l averag's. JVht. Brly. Oats. Rye. Beans. Peas. January- 30 74 11 55 11 XI II 55 3 527 36 U February 6 73 10 43 3 33 0 55 9 54 3 57 8 " 13 71 7 51 10 32 8 5fi 8 43 11 5? 11 " 20 71 7 53 6 31 11 51 3 53 5 55 II) " 27 71 7 55 0 32 4 55 11 53 9 57 5 Much 6 7 ) 7 51 11 32 3 55 11 53 1 56 1 Aggregate av'gs.73 6 51 1 32 5 55 2 53 6 56 9 Liverpool Provision Market, March 13.?There U nothing in Iriah provimoim or buttur now coming forward worth noticing : what is on the market varies in prsce from 66s to 100s. American keg Lard sells from 06s to 70s ; ditto bladders fetched yesterday at the sale 70s ; Hauls, 63? to 55s ; Bacon, 04s ; Cheese, 41s to 50s (average price ubout 41s to 44s 6d) ; Butter, 70s 6d to UOs 6d. Manchester State or Trade. March 13. P. M.?Our market this week has kdn exceedingly quiet, both in goods and yarn, which have been sold in many instances within a shade of the lowest prices accepted before the rise in cotton. Houses in the home trade are almost 1 at a stand, and think we cannot look forward to any improvement in that branch for two or three months to . come ; on the other hand some parties ore inclined to suppose that a good American trade may be anticipated, which, together with the great extension of short time, will enable manufacturers to maintain their present position. Arrived. Ship Southerner, Palmer, from Liverpool, Much 11. Sailed in company with snips Sheridan, and Wyoming for Philadelphia. 268 steerage passengers. Foreign Porta. | Liverpool, March 12?Arr Charlotte, Mtyo, Savannah; Virginia, Allen, N York; Iowa, Holberton, do. Sid, Queen Mab, Rowe, N Orleans; Larne. Nickels, do. llth, sld, kdwin, Wales, N Orleans. 10th. srr Henry ('lay, Nye, New York?Sailed, Shaw, Hervitt, Baltimore; Arabian, Hoskins, New Orleans; Joseph Anderson, Ridley, do; Prubus' DeVries, New Vork, (siuce reported) John Husrufl, Wambersey, do. 9th. Arr, John Garrow, New Orleans; Richmond Rathbun, Charleston. Sld, Zanoni, Roecbeck, New York; Friendship, Morgan, do; Columbia, Rollins, Boston; Rockingham,JPortsmouth, NH. 8th, sld, Salem, Milford,N Orleans. 7th, sld, Kllerslie, Huvey, N York; Republic, Sullivan, do; Knglaud, Kveraril, do; Queen of (the West, do; Miltiades, Groom, N Orleans; Courtenay, Jqnes, Htaten Island. Foreign Importation*. Liverpool?Ship Southerner?800 sacks salt Woodhull St Minium?961 bundlesstee^iron 10order?148 casks soda ash J Lees St co?100 firkins 3 cases white lead Wm Harriman St co ?2 bales mdse Tooker, Mead St co?15 hampers scythe stones C A St G K Kversun?1 bale mdse to order?6 (boxes linen Richsrdson St co?7 bales and 2 bales linen Fraser St co? 1 do sheep skins 1) Moffat#?55 crates earthenware Taylor It Wri.Kt?I lie nlaiits Turlrennan St co?23 hales oadilins 1 case mdze 19 bales blankets J liihoii It Co?800 bxs tin Phelps It Co? 42 tcs Clark It co?6 cases Riggi, Jenkins It co?8 A T Remp ?50 tons pig iron 900 bdls hoop iron 100 bxs tin plates O vv Shields It co?8 bales Cameron and co?8 J Oihon 8t co?2870 bdls iron to order?10 cks salted skins R C Blackburn?7 cts Win lUmmersley?0 cks mdz II cks chaius and 30 anvils Ellman Brothers?204 crates 11 cases 1 pkg 2 casks and 1 pkg to order. Theatricals. Park Tiikatri:.?'There was a good attendanoc at the Park agaiu laat evening, when Mr. Wallack appeared in hiB two beautifhl piecce of " Don C**ar de Batan " and " Ernestine." The character of Frederick, in the comedy of " Ernestine," la one of those in which Mr. W.'s talent shows itself to the very greatest advantage. Light, humorous, gay, but, withal, kind-hearted, he represents one of those characters which are welcome either on the boards or on the wider stage of life, it is, if anything, preferable to Dick Dashall, and will always prove a sure remedy for the blues. Of "Don Cssaar" mention has already been made at length, and it is only necessary to say tnnt'lt was as good as usual. The stock, In " Ernestine." as well as in the other piece, played admirably. Mrs. Hunt plays Maritana. in " Don Cmsar." and Marie, iu " Ernestine." to perfection. To-night, these two pieces are to be repeated. Bowkrt Theatre.?The " Naiad Queen" reigns tri- , umphant in Old Bowery. Miss Turnbull is a good card for the manager, and the whole getting up of this really gorgeous spectacle is admirable ; no one should defer witnessing it?our country friends, particularly.wbo may happen to be making their spring visits to Ootham, let them not leave the city before seeing what a scene of splendor can be produced at our theatres It will lie repeated to-night, and two other pieces will also be glvon, 1 vis : " The Court Pages," and the grand drama of " Bisteen 9tring Jack." Circus?-Bowery Amvhitheatre.?The entertainments at this popular establishment will be of the richest order to-night, and we have no doubt that a crowded bouso will be in attendance to witness the eccentricities of the famous clown, Mr. Kemp, who, in addition to his very extraordinary cask tricks, will repeat his comic ballot of " Fun and Physic," and it is physic of the pleasantest kind, and such as the faculty will doubtless highly recommend. His scientific pugilistic display with Mr. <;ole is worth going a mile to witness. In addition to nil this fun, Miss Jesselyne, the beautiful danituit, will ap near in some of her most interesting dances, and the Doautiful equestrian feats, lie. of Mr. Sergeant and the m..u4 af Ihn ? <>tius* will fill it?\ AVRninir's hmiunmpni. The manager of this estalFehment ?ccins'\ietennincd~to eurtaln bin posltlou a* an indefatigable caterer for the elated WC arP K U t0 "?e Ulat BffortH *T? ?PPreMualcal. Italian Oreaa?" Lucreiia Borgia" will bo performed again thii evening, at Talmo'e, and we hope to nee aa good an audience aa there waa present on Wednesday evening. The opera will, in all probability, be given with better effect than It waa on that occasion. It Is to be hoped that Signer Benedltti will have recovered from bis indisposition?his best voice la needed. The singing of Pico and Beneventano, however, are In themselves a grand entertainment. And the beautiful manner In which the piece is put upon the stage deserves all praise, i When the singers are all In good voice, we have no doubt i that "Luerezia" will be given so as to leave no room lor | complaint. There will be an extra performance on Saturday evening. Christy's Minstrels.?Meohnnlcs' Hall Is every ' night crowded to hear these negro vocalists. Wo were j obliged, from the excessive heat, to leave the room on Wednesday evening. It was literally erainmed with the fashion and beauty of the city, and Christy stralbcd every effort to delight them, In order to show how sensibly be felt the extensive patronage bestowed upon his company. They sang well and in fine harmony?the violin solo was performed with great taste and execution, and the bone easdanet player Is the beet w# ever heard?In bis wit, huinor, and e achuoha-dancing, he la a boat In himself. J ? - . .1,4 rt?e Otmocmry In MotUm?Onlhertng at tlM I Wigwam. The democratic patty held a meeting last evenng in Tammany llull, tor the pnipo? of re -pond- H ng to, and ratifying, the nominations lor Mayor tnd Alms House Commiatiioiier. At half-past seven the meeting was organized. H tnd Mr. Eocles selected us chairman. When the H tsu il number of Vice Presidents and Secretaries H were appointed, Alderman Walker read the re- H >ort of the nominating convention, which was manimovaly adopted. Losr.szo U SutWO RD. Lsij . being loudly called Upon, I mettle hi" appearunce ou the platform and addressed the rneetine in the following MylaKellow-citizcus?Tho .. eriaia In the hiStOrV of the dt-innrrafl/. ?a very iuiportuut crisis In two point* of view it (i important in tlio first place in reference to our approaching city election. and In tin* second place it is important in reference to the influence which the result of that election will hate on the democratic party throughout the country In the first place, let me speak of our own interests hero It is true that uuder ordinary circumstances it matters little whether we succeed on subjects which arc merely local in their character, but at the approaching election something infinitely moru Important than local subjects are to ho decided There are. I regret to say. some splits in some of the wards. It appears to me as if the principles handed down to us by tne immortal Jefferson are thrown asido and considcratiou other allowed to take their place. This state of things must he cured, or It will he curi.j for us in a wfty that will not please us. I consider the step takeu by the nominating Convention as u good step, and I think the result wjll prove it. I am grutifled at the nominatious niaj,, by that body, and although I considered it my duty to support another gentleman for the mayoralty?the gentleman now by my side, (Mr. Oillman.)?yet I am here to-tight to support the nominee of the conven ti?n al,j i finj him hero too. (Cheers.) Yes, uud I find you here, and all are bound to the support of one of tile noblest men that ever trod American soil?a man honest uud uncorrupted?a man whose virtues are appreciated?a man wuoso benevolence extends to every one in I speak of J. Sherman Brownell, and I know that the great democratic party on the day of election will send forth a pulsation of his victory, the unmistakeahlo tones of which will be beard in every part of the Union.? in the nomination of Mr. Leonnrd for tho office of Alms House Commissioner, I am satisfied that every one will find sufficient cause, to bury any prefor cnccg ho may have had for any other person. Mr. Leonard it a good man. and it behooves us to stand by him and carry him triumphantly, throughout tho city, in order to do it, let every democrat, in every ward, when he looks at hia ticket, forget that there is a name on it. It is ono of the leading features of the democratic creed, to support regular nominations. Wo have the regular nominations before us. and tho man who will not vote for them, abandons his duty us a democrat, and is a traitor to his party. It is only by such means as these, that our party can bo kept together. It is only by such means as these?by the disposition to inuko sacrifices when necessary?by the disposition to give up minor considerations, that our party can be made what our fathers made it, and what they exported to hand dowu to their children. Let me say something in regard to this election, and its influeuco in other placos. It is to Tummany Hall that people at a distance look for the populnr voice in this city, and let me tell you. that this city, and this venerable edifice, have now tho eyes of the nation resting on them. I do not say too much, when 1 tell you that the resolutions adopted here, and the addresses delivered here, go over tho whole Union, and are regarded as the sound expositions of democratic faith. It lias alwnys been so, and if the democratic party is true to itself it will always l>o so There is no oounly in the part of the Union where our resolutions are not read. It is desirable that this voice should retain its potency, und it will, so long as our democrats here are united. They may fail occasionally. A combination may be made against them, as was the case a few vears ago. that may defeat tbem for once; but having the majority here, they are alwnys sure to'come up in the long run. Now,fellow citizens, on what depends your influence? You who send forth your resolutions to every part of the Union? I ask on what depends this influence; it depends on yur own democratic character. It depends on the consideration that whenever it becomes necessary to tuke a new and untrod step in government, you have taken that step, and curried it out on sound democratic prinoiples. It is on this that your influence depends. If you allow it to bo sent forth over the whole Union that the democratic party is defeated, that they have lost their power in their stronghold. I ask what will be tho effect Will it not shame us all, and shake the great Influence we have always exercised? Mr. Shepherd then spoke of the war as a national question, and said that 011 that subject, at all events, there should not be two parties? although thero are two parties on it. Will you, fellow citizens, he continued, be accused of having changed your opinions on this great question, and taken sides with the wliigs, in denying the justice and necessity of it? This will be one of the results of your defeAt; nnd Mr. Greeley, who stands not far from here, will bo the first to publish it over the whole country. Would to God "that every democrat felt as I do, und would vote for the regular nominations in their respective wards. If that feeling pervaded our ranks, we would be sure of victory, and the expectations of success which are now Indulged in by our opponents would be disappointed. Mr. Shepherd then sat down, and was suocecdcd by Mr. Ahculahic*,* who said that the time had come round again when we are called upon to express our opinions on political matters. We have assembled here this evening to confirm the nominations that have been /nude by the Convention for Mayor and Alms House Commissioner?the first, J. Sherman Browuell. and the second, Moses G. Leonard. ((Applause.) Mr. Brownell, since his nomination, has received soma pretty severe handling^from our friend* tbe whit*, and the conclusion they have come to in, that he hi one of the b'hoys, (Daughter.) This appear* to be a catch word with them since hi* nomination, and why ? Because Mr. Brownell, like an honest and unassuming man, goes round the street* of the city, talk* with hi* fellow citizens, and discusses the political question* of tho day. Tho editor of the Courier, whether he did or not write the article which recently appeared in that paper abusing Mr. Brownell?for whether ho wrote it or not, ho Is responsible for it?would have been consigned to tho colls of the State prison for two years if Air. Brownell. the man whom lie abuse* so lustily now, had not exertod himself to procure his pardon. Tola editor is abusing a man infinitely hi* superior in every respect. If this editor, who shatters men * arms, were seen in company with Sherman Brownell. what would Mr. BrowueU's friends say ? Why, they would say "Sherman, how can you forget yourself so much as to walk with a man who, on two occasions, threw the city into an uproar o excitement, and broke tho pcaco on several occasionsV"' And would there not be cause for such an ex clamation, If Mr. Brownell were seen walking with this editor who now ubuses him?this Webb. I mean?or the writer of the article I refer to?the samo man who went to Washington, and asked Mr. Polk for a brigadier-generalship. and turned round : and abused him, because the President conferred it on a man of his own choioe, and a man too. more deserving of it. We have force enough to elect Mr. Brownell. and we will do it. In raff rence to our candidate for alms house commissioner, no charge can be made against him. He has been weighed in tho balance, and not found wanting. little row here occurred, at the far end of the room, which drowned the speaker's voice for a few minutes.! The gentleman who preceded me said, ".that every democrat should vote without looking at his ticket ; that be should vote it, if it were even a blank." That may be ; but I can tell you that Sherman Brownell is not a blank by. any means. [Laughter.] In good health, he weighs three hundred and twelve pounds, eleven ounces, net; and before tbe setting of Tuesday's nun be will weigh tnrce tnousaua inrcc nunarou ana twelve Mr. Arcul&rius, like the speaker who preceded him, then touched on the Mexican war, on which he said the democratic party is to a man united. When the tlrst sound of the trumpot resounded in our midst, the city of New V'ork sent to Mexico, to tight the battle# of our country. 1600 of her choicest sons, men who would would cast their votes for our nominations, if they war# here. He then referred to the stand taken by the Sunday press in this city (meaning the Herald), on the war, and snid that it was praiseworthy and honorable. I have, said he. read their remarks with pleasure, and it gratifies mo much to see the working man. after the toils of the week are over, buy a paper on Sunday morning for two or three cents (wo charge only two cents for tho Herald, but the newsboys charge three, and sometimes four and six cents, when they get the chanco), and read the news of the week, as well as the admirable and patriotic remarks which it contains on the war. 1 subscribe for three of them, myself (we had no Idea that Mr. Arcularius is so favorable to tho Herald as to subscribe for three copies), and would subscribe for fifty more, if I could. (This is a vtry fiattering compliment). '1 lie Sunday press was the first to publish to the world the unfortunate condition of the Irish, when the wail of grief reached our ahuros. He ooncluded by saying that if the democratic voters did their duty. next Tuesday evening would witness the election of thirteen mombert of the Common Council, and of Mr. Brownell, as Mayor. Mr. Liomel A. Musi next came forward to address the meeting. After a few remarks by way of apology for his Inability to do Justice to the task,he observed?1 have c.omc forward, and that gladly, torospond to the name of J. Sherman Brownell. (Cheers.) He is no stranger here; he was born and brought up amongst you, aud ho now comes forward for your support, your votes, to eloct him chief magistrate of y6ur city, and it depend* upon your unity of action to cjirry tli? approaching election ? it depends on you whether J. 8. Brownell Is made our chief magistrate or not. Ilo Is a man that every democrat will hail, and bo proud of, and anything that I might say in addressing you could uot exalt him. He Is one of those hurd-fistod democrats?yes, J. Sherman Brownell is the poor man's flrlsnd. (Cheers.) But I need speak no more on this point, for ho i* two well known amongst you to require any oulogium from me. Wo oorao next to the candidate for Alms House Commissioner, Most:* O. Lkohasd, (cheers) a man whom nil may shake by the hand ; a man who has a heart that can leel for all, no matter what country or clime tbey come from, whethor from Europe, Asia or Africa ; they all ask aid of him and he gives It. (Loud cheers.) I would next appeal to you to be organised ; let thorc he a unity of action amougst you?there Is so much disorder and dlsunson In our ranks that tho whlgs arc rejoicing In the anticipation of a glorious triumph in the approaching political contest I. I mmv niralii. It denends noon rnu whether von are beaten or Dot?In your hand* am the uicnns to beat and you need only to use. those means Did the wlilga lieat In the rltute clectiou ? No ! they did not ? the Democrats, by their own disunion, U>at themnelve*. (Cheers.) And If you permit this disunion to continue amongst you, you will heat yourdelves again ; therefore, democrats, let me now entreat you to retire to your respective wards, heal up all dissensions. and reincuiember that there arc the Courier whigs, the tlerald wbigs, the (Iroeley whig*, the native ivhigs, and others who ure dally piuring out their blasphemy upon the head of our candidate. J. 8. Brownell They have also abused the administration, and why ? Did not the administration select General Taylor to tho command of our gallant army, and what has been the result? In four successive battles have we been victorious (enthusiastic applause)-notwithstanding all this, the Herald clique, the Oroely clique, the ('aurier clique, arc constantly giving rent to their abuse against I the General Government. There Is one thing of the utmost Importance to us all as denio; oral*. Inasmuch as we are now on the eve of the

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