Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 10, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 10, 1847 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. I Vrw York. Mat unlay. April 10, 1*17. 1 The Weekly Herald. 1 , This sheet w ill be ready for our subscribers i I u( nine o'clock thin morn my. It will contain the official despatches of (.Jen- ' i oral Scott, in relation to the landing of the troops j I and the investment of the city of Vera Cruz; a ftdl ' and complete narrative of the battle of Buena Vista, with a variety of incidents; the new Mexi fn1 ? - . . r .l _ m. _ f 1 can larin; me instructions 01 mc secretaries 01 War and Navy to the military and naval commanders; Election returns froin Connecticut and Rhode Island; report of the bombardment of Vera Cruz, in euse it shull he receited in time; the latest news from England hy the packets; foreign and domestic market reports; the late important news from New Mexico, &c. &< ., and our usual digest, of finunciul, commercial, political, and miscellaneous intelligence. It will he embellished with a map of the country around Tehuantepec, showing the pluce where the government contemplate establishing u water communication between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans ; and a diagram representing the landing of the troops under (Jen. Scott, and the investment of Vera Cruz. Single copies Cj cents each. The News from Europe. Within the twenty-four hours preceding the last past twenty-four, four expresses reached the Herald office from different parts of the I country. We informed our patrons a few days | since, that several picket ships, with late news, | were then due, and were hourly expected to arrive, and that the. uews would be published in an Extra Herald as soon as it was received. Four such vessels arrived, and four expresses arrived likewise. The first brought to us the packet ship Liberty's news; the second the park- ! et ship Gladiator's news, which was three days ; later than what we had previously received ; the third brought the intelligence hy the packet ship j Southerner, which was three days later tnan that received by the Gladiator, und which the Herald published exclusively yesterday ; and the fourth arrived in our office yesterday morning at 8 o'clock, from Philadelphia. This last one ! j started from there on the arrival of the packet i . ship Wyoming, which sailed from Liverpool in i company with the Southerner. | These expresses, as a matter of course, are very | , expensive matters, but our immense patronage ' ; ustiffes us in using extraordinary ntcans to place , r before our readers the latest news from every , j>art of the world, without reference to expense, j We never take dollars and cents iuto considers- j 1 tion in bucIi cases. Late news we must have? J have had, and shall and w ill have. 1 J We wonder what excuse a certain grumbling Wall street journal will offer to-day for not publishing the Southerner's news yesterday. The Loudon money market continued, at the latest advices, very much depressed. Consols ' were steadily receding, and money was in de- ] utand at an tcreased rate of interest. The grain , markets were rather active, and prices improving. It was represented that the supply of breadstuff's, in every part of Europe, was decreasing, the receipts from external sources not being sufficient 1 to make good the consumption. Should this state of things continue, we see nothing to prevent , prices going beyond the most sanguine anticipa- | tions. The cotton market, on the contrary, is in a very depressed condition, with limited sales i and declining prices. There nppears no immediate pros|>ect of an improvement. We should ! judge, from the remarks made in the reports of the j cotton market, that a very erroneous impression existed in Liverpool relative to the probable ! supply of the raw materiul, and the extent of the ! " nrt?ir n/vini not ti> mnvb ut ILi mi n t kit ro ceipts at our ports, up to the latent dates received 1 at Liverpool, had been larger this year than for j the corresponding period in 1846, it was supposed ! that the aggregate receipts for the year would be larger than last, all the reports to the contrary i notwithstanding. Operators on the other side, | will find out their mistake upon this point, when 1 i it will be too late to help themselves. The packet ship Oxford, Capt. Yeaton, is the i next ship due from Liverpool. She was to have ! left on the 16th ult. Mail Steamers to Boston.?We are informed that our citizens, as well as travellers, suffer great inconveniences by not knowing which line of steam boats leaving this city daily for Boston, is the " regular mail line." Complaints are made that letters deposited in these boats do not reach their destination with the same regularity as when they are sent from the Post Ollice. . ( There are two Boston lines from this city? j j one by the way of Norwich and Worcester, and ; the other by the way of Stonington. The Nor wich and Worcester boats carry the way mails between New York and Worcester, and nothing . ] further; consequently all letters intended for Boston and places beyond that city, will not reach their destination as soon as if they were deposited in the boats of the Stonington line, which is the regular mail line for Boston. The number of letters carried by the express mail on the eastern route, between this ritv and Boston, has more than doubled within the last six months, and is fast becoming an important branch of the department, as well as accommodation to the public. In order to guard against similar mistakes hereafter, we mention these li^ct.s, and repeat, that the Stonington boats carry the regular mail between New York and Boston, nud leave daily (Sundays excepted) from the North side of pier No. 1, Battery Place, at 5 o'clock P. M. The " Oregou" w ill be one of the regular mail boats between New York and Stonington, during the aeaaon, where all letters Hiid mailable matter, pre-paid or otherwise,deposited in tlm letter-box at the Post Office, on board, will go with the same certainty as if deposited in the city Post Office. Arrival ok Packets.?Fourorfive packet ships Rrrtved at this port yesterday from Europe. The announcement of these arrivals created quite an excitement among the merchants. Among the arrival* yesterday was the fine # packet ship Sheridan, Capt. Cornish, from Liverpool. She sailed in company with the Southerner, for this port, and Wyoming, lor Philadelphia. These three vessels made about the same time across the great Atlantic race course. Our Teazer having obtained the news of the Southerner, neglected the Sheridan. Our harbor is now full of packets. < bie line, composed of four ships, lias three of tlieiu ill port. Si ram Snip Sarah Sands.?Wc learn from < aptain rainier, of the packet ship Southerner, that he saw ih'- steam ship Sarah Sands, on the l\i~ Vlnrol. i.. V -.1. f?I I 11 ?1.. ...... *nuif: 4>ur?u * iiHimri, ??n uir Mull ot Cantirc. She. wh.- then under her foreand-aft sails and steam, with the wind ahead. She probably reached Liverpool on the 16th. She left this port on the 21th of February. % The Bodon steamer of the 1st of March had not wrr!\e<l at Liverpool on the 11th. mrrtican Commerce.?Our Montreal subscriber will perhaps have seen, ere this, some of the details of the "extension of commerce," (,f which we have previously spoken. We refer hi in now to the isthmus of Tehuantepec, the possession of California, fcc. lie. strSur arrived at Halifax on th* Mi -ir:-r , in thirty-nix hours from Boston. *ha HtlUd on the ssnia d?v for Liv*r|'?'?l Whig fUttlication MtcUiig last evening. In National Hall. Tlie whig* of the city and county of \e w York laving been culled together by tIt** proper odivert o hear the report of their nominating cojiunittee, isitembled in grcut strength last evening at their i ... v i 11..11 / i .,,,....1 ii* uuqiuu i<* *y in ..^auuii'ii ntiw, v.aiiui rurri, The time appointed ?'#h hult' past seven o'clock, at which time we found the room pretty well tilled hy the friends of William V. Brady, the whig c tndidute for .Mayor, and Joseph R. Taylor, the whig candidate for Ahns Ilonse Commissioner. From half past seven until eight a fine band on the balcony amused the persons present by playing several beautiful and enlivening airs. At eight o'clock the meeting was called to order, and Alderman Benson elected to preside. Mr. Henry E. Davis, the chairman of the Nominating Committee, hereupon delivered the eport of that body, and recommended that Wm. V. Brady, and Joseph Jt. Taylor he elected >v the whig* of New York to the offices of Mayor, and Alms House Commissioner. In eference to the selections made by the comnittee, he said that he knew Win. V' Brady or years?had served with hint in the Comnon Council?knew his large whig heart? mew that he represented the banner whig ivard of New York, the 15th, with faithfulness.? His unwavering devotion to the whig cause, jointed him out as a fit candidate; and in selecting him, the convention did no disparagement lo other worthy members of the whig party. In reference to Mr. Taylor, all lie would say was, that he believed the affairs of the Alms House could not be placed in better hands. At all events, he thought that all would agree with him. that a change in that department, at leabt, of the city jrovenunwu, WM much needed. According to the accounts published, the expenses of,that department last year, were,$343 000; and in 1842, under the whig administration, they were $238 000, making a difference of $135,000. So much for whig administration. He then recommended all vvhigs to buckle on their urtnor for the fight, und elect their candidates. He continued. and said that it was pretty business to sup port a Horde ol loco tocos?some iiiteen nunarea office holders, the ninount now under pay by the locofocos, on ? pension system worse titan the pension system oJ" monarchical countries. Come up, then, whiga of New York, he said, and rescue the city from a continuance of this system. It is no shame to vote the whig ticket. Who is it that, is lighting the battles of our country and achieving \ ictorv after after victory ! Is it not a w hig, and a modern whig, as our opponents call |hent._ What blood is it that is being poured out in defence of the country I Is it not whig blood, the blood of Harry Clav, the son of Henry Clay ?his only and beloved son?the son which he 'five to his beloved country ! Yes, these are the ncri who arc tighting, and with whom wo are silling to fight for, all time to Come for their ountry. With such triumphs coming from tlexico, from Connecticut and other places, (apdausc,) will we not give the ball an impetus that 1 v i 11 roll it all over the country, and crush the last remnant of locofocoism ? Ambiiose L. Jordan, Esq., then read the retort of the nominating convention, which we tave no room for, but which was in every reject like all documents of the kind. The unount of it was, that under whig administrations tilt' city expenses have always been considerably less than under loco foco administrations, and if Mr. iirady and Mr. Taylor are sis good men us they were therein represented. th'T would undoubtedly make the best officers ev%r alerted in this city. There is one item, however, which is worth mentioning, and that is as the uddrcss st'irt lorin, mm 111 inree years expenses ui mr city increased $473,21(1 00. If this sum increased in the same ratio for 20 years?the report stated the expenses of the city at the end of that time would amount to two uud a half millions of dollars. After the reading of the report, there were many calls for Mr. Hall and Mr. Hoffman, hut neither of these gentlemen made their appearance. Mr. Mason, it was said, was in the room, and that gentleman being loudly called-for, addressed the meeting us follows :? lie sail I iliul one of the tlrst addresses which he over delivered in public, was made in the campaign which should have elected Henry < lay to the Presidency.? (Cheers.) I remember, said he, of being one of Ave gentlemen who took the liberty of predicting that the vote of the whole country would turn first on the vote of this city, and next on thu vote of this State, and that the votes of the city and State would control the Union.? He asked, was it not so? He had not the pleasure of being acquainted with any of the gentlemen who urn uomiuated by tbe whigs at the apnpproaehing election, but the fuct of their being nominated by tho whig nominating convention, is sufficient for him to know that they should be elected. Indeed, from the enthusiasm manifested at this meeting, be knew they would be elected. He impressed upon tho whigs of New York the duty that rested on them to work and labor for the election of their candidates on Tuesday next. Their success in this election would have a tremendous influence in the West. Tho news from Connecticut was cheering and would have its lufluence, but it would bo only a drop In the bucket. The election of the whigs in this city would scod a thrill that would be felt throughout the whole universe He said that he was not acquainted with tho local politics of New York, and, therefore, ho could not appeal to sectional prejudices, if ho were, however, he thankod <?od lie was above doing anything of tbe kiDd when great principles were to do decided upon. The only tblng he wanted to know was. have the wbiga a delegation, that, if elected, would discharge the duty that man owes to man .' If the whigs of New York have such a delegation before them, they should be elected. When have the whigs put themselves before tbe country with such prospects as they have at present ? Admit that you were defeated in 1844, in sleeting a man who was the admiration of the world.? (Cheers.) What Is the lesson you should have learned from defeat ? Was it not the lesson that you should use greater vigilance in future, and never to distrust your ?wa abilities.' He thought Providence had a hand in placing the whigs before the country at the present cribs; for never was there a time when a change tn the rulers of a nation was more needed, lu regard to the war. the present administration lws struck daylight out if themselves. (Applause.) In their attempt to defeat Hen. Taylor, they have given success to the whigs, and, like Hainan, they will be hanged on their own gallows. (Cheers.) Sir. ,Mason then referred to the number of I he slain in the war. and mentioned particularly the names of Ringgold. Henry Clay. Jr., and others, and said that all the whig blood that has been shed in the war with Mexico, and has moistened the soil of Mexico, will, like the dragon's teeth of old, produce armed men to In-nr down tin- administration. Mr. On i. llky being railed for, rose and said, that while h? depended ouly upon the whlga of New Vork to carry the next election, ho confessed lie despaired somewhat oi thu result. but within a few days ho had conversed witli men of the opposite party, nnd he found a dcalre auioun them that the whigs should succeed. The whig* hav? tliereforo only half of their duty to perform, and Mr Brady would be our next Mayor. [Chuera. ] it la felt by the other party that they hare gone to the utmoat stretch in nominating Mr. Browneil for4the Mayoralty. It would aeem as if an experiment had been trieif to teat the purty to thontmoat tom what it would haw, it in like trying a cannon in which double and treble charges nri put, to see how much it would Is-nr (Laughter.) If Mr. < ireely continued. Mr. J. Sherman Browuell he elect' ed Mayor of this city, 1 would be willing to dispensi with elections hereafter, nnd have candidates placed Ir "tllee merely by show ing of hand i. nnd have no poll al all. 1 know nothing, ho said, of Mr. Browneil personal ly; I have not the pleasure of his acquaintance. out fron members of ills own party I learn that in- has spent ut honest but useless life Now, electing aueh a man tiiink would lie setting a bad example in this city, par ticulurly to our young men It would be saying tha such a Ufa is the course to honor and distinction it the eity of New Vork. As regards tho ( ommon t.'ounei if I believed our men w ould, if elected, rule the city as i lias been ruled for a few years back. I would prefer tha the parly iu power remain in power. It would be belle for us. as party men, if such things were to occur tha l hey took MM* under lowfcw BdminiMrutration- liu lie did not think tbey would occur under a whig gov crnment Mr. 'Jrceley then glanced ut some of the act of the present corporation, and said that iu ouc lnstane live or rn thousand dollars were given away here MM there for public meetings, and a large sum given to inci who had violated the law . for the purpose of paying tli fines which the luw indicted on tlieiu for disobeying It lie thought the people at large were not so mueii aetu nted by party feelings, or shackled so much by part ties as they have been In other days. In COnsequene of their being more enlightened now than they use to he. lie know of thousniids in this city on wlioi (lie shackles of party hung loose, nnd hence h argued the success of the whigs on Tuesday next. 11 was Informed no later than this day. hy a member i the democratic party, that two thousand of them wnul vote for Brady, the whig candidate for Mayor. If the do. Mr Brady would have a tremendous majority. Th result of our ?-ity election Is more important in its ii Alienees, on distant places, than people think. He kne of one hundred people in a country village wulthig ti laic at night for the receipt ot tho mall to learn Intcll g. nee of the result of our charter election. II' cor eluded by urging the whigs of New Vork, as tbey love the cause and the (treat leader of the cause, to stun faithful at th? coming election for one half of thcrn t go to the polls, and tho other half to go round and sc tboir neighbors, and prevail on tboui to rot*? to tak ' 1 nn,| ihom Tntft ii# HAW OE thousand wbigs before Ibeni, and If ' neb of them wotil 1 ringnineteen voters to tbn poll*, the whig candidal* would bare two thousand majority on Tiiawy neat. The 11 ?n Km.p V T?i m?iim basing boon dlacovcrci wiih called upon to address the uiontta?, which bo dl< n? Toll"*? lie said it wa? n goo.l while sine* bo bad lb pleasure and satisfaction of addressing hi* fellow-cltlxer at a meeting like this. and ha would not do *o now, *iti a ted as he ?m by their vote*. but lliat the uppronrl Injc election lie <<nn*l(lcred of great importance, n< only lo the Jelty of New V'ork. but to tfie country I large it often naked, be Mid, why aholild w mingle general polities in our charter eleetlona ? Th answer Is that the result of our charter eleetlona ha* a Important Influence throughout the whole State an country. In that respect, he would like to say somi thing of the geuernl government. If titne permitted, hi II ?lli urn The election on Tuesday he hoped would b ? rebufwlo the ii'tiotoi?tratlon fur reducing the lartl efaoti the country Ineoitod in ft war with a |hrel| l .1 ' 0'>uutrY But I will not now d'suus* the reduction of the riff, nor the establishment^ the Hbh-tmnify, l?ut 1 hope the elect i>n of Tuesday next, will be a rebuke on both measures lie would like to s|a-ak a few words pn the city election, ami of the necessity of a reform In our municipal government. We are now. he said, in debt some twelve or thirteen tnilliudit of dollar*, and yet the Comuinu Council is petitioning the legislature for liberty 1 to impose an udditipuui tax on us, that wilt amount to one dollar and tlyo rents on the one hundred dollar-*.? I How has this debt la-en created ' Cook at the alutl UoUse expenses for the ln-| year, and you will see in what mauuer the ulTairs of the city have been eondueted for a few years past They uuiuuiit. the past year, to nearly three hundred thousand dollars. See what au Item that is Ou looking over the Comptroller's report. I was surprised to see some items in it The expenses of the alms house are put down at $-J90.3I3 74-100 Now. let us see how this large sum is inade up The first article mentioned is hotter. $4 440. Then comes an item for fireworks. $300. Only think of fireworks at the alms nousc : in lliu name 01 ncaven. wnai ii.ih iucanus uuuse j to do with fireworksThe next Item is $40,000. I for donations to. and transportation* of paupers. This large amouut of donutions has liven distributed , under the direction of a committee styled the --visiting I committee,'" and where are the vouchers to show how it I haa buen expended? Again, "inediciuo and surgical in| strum cuts $0440.'' Here we hare over five thousand : dollars expended for medicine for the Alma House. I J venture to suy that Gun Taylor willi all his force, and with ull the lilood that lias been apilt in the great battles j In which he commanded would not require so much ' money for medicine as is here set down for the Alms House. Well we'll look at some more items. Klour $48.100. Beef $3(1.000. Coal. park. etc.. making in all neurly oue hundred thousand dollars, and vet in looking further I sec a charge for -marketing" of $400."). What under heaven is this for? One would suppose that after all the items for " beef" ' pork-' ' medicine" and " surgical Instruments."' all the " marketing'' was done; but it appears it is not so Well, let us look a little further. Stationery $953. Only think of 953 dollars worth of stationery being required by the inuiates of the Alms House. And what was this for ? Wus it for providing 300 quires of paper for their correspondence? Kor what purpose can this large sum bo charged for. not one of lifty of the paupers cau write bis own name ? Well, again: I tlud an item " sand,"'$300. (Laughter.) What was this for? Egad, I suppose this- sand was for drying the writing on the 300 quiros of paper. (Laughter.) Now. fellow citizens, how much sand do you suppose $300 would purchase? Why, it wunld purchase at least one-half of Coney Island. [Laughter.] 1 need not pursue the Inquiry auy further ; everything is iu the same way. Let us look, however, at one or two more items. 1 obacco and snuff, $584 17. [Laughter.] Now, I am as willing as any man to support the poor, and provide for them comfortably ; but when the locofocos come to charge nearly $600 for snuff and tobacoo for the use of the paupers, I think, gentlemen, it is all stuff. [Laughter.] ? Let us go ou a little further. " Wine, brandy, and beer, $3,153 81." This sum expended for braudy. wine and beer for the paupers ! Well, gentlemen, I suppose this sum went to cheer the disconsolate hearts of the puupcrs. But do you believe that they received it .' or, if they did receivo it, that it was proper I to give it to them ? When items like these I stare us in the face, is it not time to enquire how | they have been expended .' Well, suppose we go a little further.~What comes next, " $300 for feed." Here, after , charging us pretty roundly for " beef," "pork," " (lour," ' medicine and surgical iustrumcutss."'tiiey charge us $300 for "feed." (Laughter.) And what Is this " feed" for ? One would suppose that the paupers had been | pretty well led rrom tne otlier items. Out it appears iney I were not?and to make up the deficiency $300 in insurtj ed. Gentlemen, this la all nonsense ; this item is merely | filled in to stop a gap. Another iteui is $80 for hoard ut I Blackwell's Island ; I never knew tliut Black well's Island I was a fashionable boarding place- In the nume of God ! who went to board there ? Can you, Aid. Benson, inform us. fur 1 believe you are the oldest member of the board. | (Laughter from ull sides of the room.) But I should have thought that if any persouhad hoarded there, that I the amount of his board would have boon credited to j the city, (inasmuch as it is city property, and not debited; but it is not so. But I have it?that $8t) was for the board of Murphy, and the others who came down last fall, and voted the loeofoco ticket; and you. (addressing the chairman.) Alderman Beuson, was the man who discovered it ; (Alderman Benson here laughed.) utid I suppose the sumo gentlemen will come into the city on Tuesday next, to endeavor to vitiato the choice of the peoptu, in selecting their municipal officers for next year. The next item is "board for sundry persons, $381." Who those sundry persons are does not appear, but wo muy reasonably suppose that they are good and true locofocos. 1 would continue to extract further from this precious document, if time permitted ?but I trust I have shown sufficient to prove that the goveruincut of this city could not be in worse hauds than it is at present. Mr. Talmadge then appealed to the whigs of New York to oust au administration that conducted the atfairs of the city iu the manner set forth in the Comptroller's report, and concluded amid much a|>|uauiir. Other speakers addressed the assemblage, but wo runnot possibly make room for their remark* to-day. Knthuiitiwtlc Gathering of the Native*. Pursuant to a call, the natives assembled last j evening, at their head quarters, to respond to the i nominations of E. G. Drake for Mayor, and John Li.oyd for Alms House Commissioner. 13cfore the hour for organising the meeting had arrived, the spacious hall waserowded to excess, each appeuriug full of enthusiasm and ready for battle. Dkvok, Esq., ex-Alderman of the 17th ward, was called to the chair, while each w ard was fully represented in the way of Vice Presidents, Secretaries, &c. The report of the nominating committees was then read bv Major W. L. Prall. David E. Wheeler, Esq., in compliance with a general call, came forward and addressed the vast assemblage as follows : ? KeUow-eitixons :?It is hardly fair to bring a wounded man into the Held of battle; nevertheless, in a good cause a mau, even if wounded, may light und accomplish a little. We have come here aguin for the purpose of seeiug if there is in this mas* still remaining a drop of Aniericau blood. We have come thcre to-night, to doc if amid all the turmoil and Htrife of party, we ran still raise the American flag and nupport it. We have come here to-night to see if the macs of men who reside in this great city will approve of the nomination of E. G. Drake for Mayor, also whether that gentleman shall have a (lenerui hv his side to take care of the Door as well as tho I rich, und it remain* for you to say whether that shall be I so or not. As I hare been called upon to address you, permit me to say a word or two relative to the candidates presented for your consideration and supnort. Mr. Drake is a man whom you ull well know, and perhaps it would be ' insulting you. were I to say who lie Is. I would, however, | say. that Mr. Drake was one of the men who went into the : City Hall under our banner, and penult me to say that no man occupied a seat in the Common Council with more ability than he did. None performed their duties moro faithfully than him. At the head of the most important committees, he labored incessantly aud efficiently to free us, in some measure, from our present overburdened taxation, and wheu called upon to surrender to the people that office which they had given, he did so with the satisfaction of kuowing that he had saved to the citizens of New Vork thousands aud thousunds of dollurs. [The arrival of thu hliiltller club was here greeted with three hoarty cheers, on the subsiding of which Mr. Wheeler proe.eeded.] Mr. Drake, after he had left tin place, which he had tilled with so ranch honor to hlmscll retired, as it were, to private life, yet not without observing. with a watchful eye, all that has been going on in our city affair* , and I will tell you one fact, which 1 now call to mind. Mr. Drake came into my office, one T day. and inquired of me whether I was nwttre that the i Board of Supervisors had passed a resolution to the of; feet, that the holders or owners of United States ) stock should not be charged with a tax upon it? at. tha same time expressing ills opinion that Lnited States ' stock, as held by rich men. should be taxed as much at i any other property, aud wrote an able article on the subI jcet, which wait published, and sent to all the r Supervisors. Mr Brady, at the next meeting of the Board moved a reconsideration of the resolution, and every i member, with one exception, voted for it. The consoquence was that Mr. llrady was lauded in all the whig papers for what he had accomplished, when in fact. Mr ) Drake was the inan to whom the bnuor was due. the cari vying out of Mr. D.'a views being the only great act that 1 Mr. B has done since he went into the t oinmon (dun ell. 1 therefore ask you fellow-citizens which innu shonk i lie voted for under such circumstances' Now i say that ) one item of fact to winch 1 have alluded t" demonstrate: I the fitness of Mr. Drake to fill the office of mayor. Nov for Mr. Lloyd?he has always lived amongst us. uud hat I been long known and favorably known as au Amerl t can citizen and soldier, ana if wc ulnctcd him t< 1 the office of Alms House commissioner as Americans t lie will protect yourselves, our wives, uud our cbil t dren He will uot only do It civilly, but milita r rlly ; aud if we are invaded by a forcigu "toe. he, as at t American, in feeling, in hourt, would go forth to buttb t as a native of otto of the old thirteen colonies, aud d> credit to himself. Now what have wc to do Nothlnj s but to go manfully to the polls and vote fo s the men that we have nominated, and when w 1 have the right ineu in office, there is nothing to fca 9 but we shall soon reap the benefit of it .My friends, c did not come here to make a speech. I had no intcntloi of doing so ; but. as I am now before you. permit me ti i- allude to II I bought which has presented itself to in; y mind. Within twelve short months from this time c whatever may happen to you or me, a sufficient uuinbe: J of voters w ill he brought from foreign eouutrles to inak n seven new independent BtatM. With our preaen e forebodings on litis subject, we are led to luquirc what 1 in lu-eoiiii- i.r im wlmt. is in In eiiiiie of our labor in ir norm it Intlon, our liard working merhnnlcs? Ou tho subject c 1 liilior we have heard a great U''iil until alxiiit protection t y the working classes. .Now. I would ask the ntechanli e the day tnborer, It' we are toluivo xt.lHMt foreign laborer i- come to thin and the adjoining cities within the tie* w* twelve months, w hut in to he llje price of your labor! I II thin In to be the refuse lor nil nation-. I ask shall wo ne |. noou have to besatisHud with a shilling to twenty cent i- per day for our labor. Inntend of getting n dollar and d half per day for our lnlior! a ml keeping ourj^'hildrcu a d home or rending them to school to acquire n suitable cdt 0 cation, ere they arc n snaii high we shall be compelled t c vend thoni to the workshops to obtain for themselves a sul e sletenec. I have oil an looked upon tbi*subjeet.aud taklu ic the view of It I do.tberr appears to be nothing tlint can sai d im an a people eaccnt by Ink log cure oi ournclven 1 b every reaped. In other pnrtn ol tin world, children ni boru in mini'*, far under grouud. nud never nee light. f< 1 the simple reason that their fathom and mothers are . 1. poorly puld that the poor little things euunot be spared t in come up. but must work with their parents an noe is an they are able, nnd aid In obtaining their own tnl I- erablc subsistence. We nre willing to send the! i- money and Hour, or other provisions, if they arc ut it aide to procure It for themselves ; hut we win it good wages for our lahor ?t. home, instead of lin c lug It reduced to a miserable plttsnee by Ihe inipo io tntion of foreign competition. n If asked by our political opponeuts what we expect' d accomplish, we may accomplish much; nud though tb< s- inay have their twenty thousands and we our live the if -and'. w e will ?*y In the language of tien Taylor. " W ic never surrender." " ' " W? ere go'ng Into tl If, rtuhi. nut only for "ursalve*. bpl for Uu-r ?bn are lioi n after tut| our flag Is fur our iiaihn wad a glorious tl ! I..I-V will ultima trlv crowu <.ur effort*. [Mr. Wheeler I lh?-n t4?iU lit'' seat amidst the most enthusiastic applause.] I Tin- Hon. W. W I'amphi i l next proceeded to address the u#ctmg. as follows:?Mr. Chairman ami my ' fellow citizens. it rejoices my heart to nee no many Anterlean republicans gathered together to-night, giving good omens of better times are routing in all Ages, and amongst all people, where there has la-en genuine patrl- 1 | otism it has beeu ocpompanied by nrdi-nt lore of t-oun- , I try. and attachment to tile land of one's birth. Vou can i ' scarcely eonceire a people preserving their' institatiQtls 1 unless "u love fyr the land of their nativity prevails. J He nee It hns always been from the earliest ages, from j every record of history, for man to attach an ardent lore | for lils country : it is a striking feature uf creatures ami nations We'liavo less of it in thla country than we I should have: the great effusion of foreigners is the natural cause of this. An incident of lore for country la recorded in Holy Writ: I allude to the patriarch Jacob, who called upon his sons to curry him track to the land of hit fathers. where he wished to die and he buried. This, however. is not the time nor the occasion to dwell upon this subject, or the principles of the party to which wu be- , long. We have met here to speak and act en- | tirely upon matters that belong exclusively to our own ! city. We hare a Mayor. Alms House Commissioner and ; Common Council to elect next week. There hare been ; presented for your suffrage the names of the candidates 1 selected. For Mayor. Mr. Drake, of the 8th ward, has j been nominated: he who. as u member of the Common i ( ounril. two or three years ago. took measures to reduce taxation to a very large amount: and had lie been permitted to have remained in the Board for a longer period, he would have saved thousands upon thousands of dollars. We have also an Alms I House 'nininissioiier to elect, and on this subject allow I me to enquire what is the condition of the Alms House ? I Is it not filled with foreign paupers? Are .not the InI mates of the Alms House and Penitentiary almost wholly ; of foreign birth, and while they should not exceed ono | fifth of the whole. Almost all the cities, towns, and vH! lages abroad are sending their paupers, here, aud thus : Increasing your already over-burdcu taxation. Indeed. the expenditures of this city alono. oxeeed any entire I state In the Union, with the exception of three This is had enough in nil conscience, without having the pau ! ] pers and criminal* Kent hy thousand*, to support.? | Now. gentlemen, wo want reform in this department. , and if we can but elect our candididate*. we 1 shall have It. In alluding to this. I would have you bear I in mind, one fact?tho Native Common Council on tho : day of election shut the door of the Alms House so that the pauper* could not come out to vote without receiving their discharge, and preferring the loaves'and fishes to the privilege of voting on that day. they kept , withlu. Tut General Lloyd at the head of the Alms House Department and ha will keep them straight. I would. In conclusion, remark, that we may suffer a temporary defeat but 1 know in my heart that we are right, and being right, we shall eveutually prevail. When the revolution broke out we had our defeats at Lexington and Bunker Hill, aud for seven long years our fathers struggled on. until at last there woe a Saratoga and a Yorktown victory. Ho we shall close it up in the end Now. you huve read of tho i American army on the plains of Mexico. There Oon. Taylor, at the head of 6000 men. has defeated 20.000. aud I trust 6000 men in New York will prove themselves a match for 20.000 also. I say we shall nave a Buena Vista yet. and our 6000 men will yet work wonders. Wo want hone of the chicken-hearted. No man is good for anything who will leave us on account of a temporary defeat. * * ? After a few further remarks of eucourngement to remain firm to the American republican party. Mr. Campbell offered the following resolutions. winch were unanimously adopted :? Resolved, That, us American Republicans, we regard with feeling* of deep emotion the heroic and patriotic , conduct of Mnjor General Zachary Taylor. That In the battles which he lias won. and in his correspondence and ] despatches, we have the best evidence of his capacity, and he seems to unite in an eminent degree the characters of hero, patriot, and statesman. Resolved, That we behold in him the embodiment of genuine American principle* : and we do horeby nominate him for the high ofllce of President of the United Htates, and we do most earnestbr recommend to the Convention. which assembles at Pittsburg next mouth, to present his name to the Americnn Republicans throughout the Union for their support. I have but a word or two to tuty. In modern times, no man has come up to the sphere of action, or who has distinguished himself as Gen. Zacliary Taylor did In his battles at Buena Vista and Montery. He has given a character to American arms all over the world. ' and while he has distinguished himself in so high a degree as a soldier, his despatches and writing s have shown that he not only understands fighting, but also diplomacy. That he will be our next President I have not the slightest doubtr the people have taken mm up.una ins eiocuun wuuiu iuioouj uai> in a groat measure, the old party landmarks. _^nil 1 therefore trust under such auspices. that he will be spared to preside orer this great nation. Dr. Bk*j. C. Di'tchvr next addressed the meeting, and was succeeded by (Jen. Lloyd; but we are unaroida- i bly compelled to omit their remarks, at tho close of I which the meeting ndjournod. and proceeded to tho \ house of iMr. Drake and gave him throe cheers, and tho j same in the front of the Astor House nod American Hotel. . | Theatricals. P.ikk Thkatrk.?The new comedy of "Ernestine," j on its third repetition last evening, was listened to with I renewed interest, and greeted with the warmest applause. It was on tho whole well sustained, ^id the piece i exceedingly well written. The lan^nge is ! chaste and pointed, and the scenes spirited and effective ?there is no strainiug after effect, but the plot is clearly > and naturally developed?the humor is quiet, but felt? mid there is much pathos here aud there pervading the piece. The deep sensibility and filial devotion of Ernestine. the pique and jealousy of the young wife Juliette, the simplicity and innocence and gay spirit of Marie, the manly, generous and feeling nature of the Viscount, and the sober, high minded and constant lover, Charles, were all happily drawn forth iu this captivating piece. Wallack iu Frederick, the lover first of every body, and at : last of Marie, was in his element?he was all life and ! brilliancy?a coxcomb, thoughtless, vain aud dissipated. I sacrificing his character and fortune to his pleasures ; with few redeeming virtues except good nature, wit aud ! a gny and reckless humor, the enemy, however, of nobody but himself, and with all his vices aud follies able to lovo ; : aud appreciate innocence and delicacy and tenderness in woman?such is Frederick?and it was most spiritedly aud gracefully played by Wallack. His mistake as to , | his uncle's bride, whom he thought designed for himself, i his constant allusions to this select creditors, his very 1 ; nice and physiological calculations as to his uncle's age. with the young Mario before her?"Twenty-seven, impossible."' When his uncle promised him a fortune ; equal to doublo the amount of his debts, bis eagorncss to mid to their list many large one, omitted, as ho allcdged. ' when he had handed it iutohis uncle?these, with many .Ainti nf Vmmnr told well, and caused shouts of laughter und applause. Boweut Theatre?Steyem's Benefit.?This cveuiug la net apart for the benefit of Mr. Steven*, stage manager. This gentleman is well kuown to the citizen* a* . formerly the very efficient stage manager of the Chat- ' ham theatre, and 1* now in a field of morn extensive action, under the indefatigable proprietor ofthe Bowery theatre, Mr. A. W. Jackson, where hi* talent and ex- i ertion* will be duly appreciated by the patron* of the : histrionic art. Mr. Steven* i* an intelligent man?a ' good actor, and no better caterer for public amunement can be found. He present* to the pnblic three splendid pieces, the " Naiad liuoen." in which Mr. Stevens play* Amphibia ; the national drama of " My Toll and My Partner Joe." iu which he takes the character of Harry 1 llallyard ; and the afterpiece of " Captain Stlvens." We wish him a bumper. , Cikcv*?Bowbrt Amphitheatre?Kemp.thu KnglUh clown, and Miss Jesselync the dantutir., continue to till ' the Circus. There i* to be an extra performance at half 1 past two o'clock, this afternoon. Ma. Vanoenhoff.?We are Informed that this gentleman intend* to depart soon fur hi* native country. Kngland. where he proposes to give a series of ' 'American evening*." in which he will lecture on the state of society nnd literature in the lotted State*.? 1 Mr. Vandeuhoff's long residence here, and his nltain; ments ns a seholar and a gentlemun. rehder him eminently well qualified to do justice to the subject, and he will dispel the many prejudiees that exist in Kngland regarding Ameriea. and every thing eonnoetod with it. Mini hi a Hoomi.?Alexander, the young necromancer from Paris, will appear in hi* mysterious and oriental [ soirees, next week, at the above place. A stage will be erected in magnificent, style, so us to reproient an enchnnted temple, where he will perform hi* wonderful ' illusions in the art of necromancy. i Mis* Mury Duff took a farewell benefit at the Albany Museum on Thursday evening. J Mr. and Mrs J. Wallnek. jr. were to appear at the \rcli street Theatre, Philadelphia, lait evening. In the - " Merchant of Veuice." j Sirgnor Blitz has been ngaiu re-engaged In St. Louis, j The Richmoud Theatre closed on Monday night with , n benefit to the manager. Mr. W. R. Blake. A full house ? and fashionable audience attested how well the friend* of r the drama, in Richmond, hate boon pleased with the cfs forts of tin1 manager during the season. In the course of r the evening a beautiful piece of nlnte was presented to Mr. I B. by a committee of " mauy admirer* from ttao drama " , A very pretty correspondence grew out of the occasion. f Musical. Italian Opera.? Inconsequence of the Indisposition jf, of Signer Benedctti there was uo performance at Palrao"* t last night. The opera of "Luerezla" Borgln will be per" formed this evening, when It 1* to bo hoped that Signer J- II. will liuvc recovered sufficiently to fill his plae.i. The ' mi Ha Me climate of New York tries of some of our Italian friends severely. But our beautiful summer is ap'' proaehlng. which will compensate for the chills of winter. ^ Don't forget to-night at I'nlmo's. t' j Christy's Minstrels eoutluue to draw crowded A j houses. At the request of many families he will remain N I in it.u /.!?? another week. Negro song* are In the ns ? I ... il j erndant, and Christy Is determined to prove that there is a peculiar sweetness and melody conneeted with those ? atrs which call forth a thousand reminiaeenses of boyhood >- >inys and early associations, which are nleasing to the 15 mind. His company are now established favorites, and 'c are sure, whenever they return to this elty, to reerlTe 11 respectable patronage j" Ma. U. C. Hill's Cos< SRr, whleh was postponed In <o consequence of the very unfavorable weather, whleb, at " about three o'clock in the evening, showed evident signs of a very wet, inclement night, and at such an advanced ni period of the day. he had no other means of Informing the public of Its being sdjourned to a future period, than J. by sending notices to the music stores and hills placed r* outride the Tabernacle, will take place on Tueaday evening next, when it is hoped his numerous friends, and lf, the admirers of his musical abilities, will give a testimonial of their high esteem for his professional career in this city, prior to his leaving for huropc. N. B. -There will he no change of tickets to Messrs Her* and Mlvori left New Orleans on the 1st. ru for Mobile, where they had engagement* Their success ?' in New Orl?tui? bM !*> ? brilliant i " ! ' n' "'I ! ' Cttjr Intelligence. UiiiTo fi 1.1 mIxatioW at tnr. A*toh Ilui >? in honor ? if tli n. Tavlok i\t> till vIctokifn of Pai.o Alto. Rt - 3 aim ok la PaLMa, MoXll.nlV anh Bl f Sa Vl?ta.?Tlf' ' " lluuiinution at tho Astor House la-t rveulng was a aplen- , 1 liil ulTuir. although got up In ho quiet a manlier tbrtt It ' 00k many l>y mrpri?e. All tiling having been prevl- r notly prepared, the lighting up commenced at precisely I o'clock, and iu a few moments the whole front of fbe \ator wa? beaming anil sparkling with nearly a tbouHaiul J1 irillinnt light*. The effect wuh magnificent. Behind ^ ivory light of gla** of the fifty window* which light the ' 'ront of the hotel, a bright light wan burning, and the | Thole aiirmounted by a radiant wreath formed by the ' Humiliation of the fttnaU wiudowa in the attic ntory. glvng an effect which ahoulil have boon seen to be pr<>- | lerly appreciated. Frotn the roof of the building J ockets were sent up. aud added greatly to the effect of i .he acene. At about half pant eight, four magnificent J due liglita were burned, equi-distnnt from MM other. ] tloug tho front of tho roof, aud all the while au excellent ! land wan playing iu the bulcouy We should not forget .0 mention the four transparencies which occupied the entre window* of the first iitory (bIjoto the stores) I'll esc bore euch one of them tho name of one of tlxlattle-fleld* on which Old Rough and Keudy bun within ,hc pant year achieved such brilliant victories against inch fearful odda. viz : Palo Alto, Hesuca de la ralain. Vlonforey. and Huena Vista. At nine o'clock the band itruck up " Hail, Columbia,'' and na soon as the music :eased, a match was lighted at tho foot of the lag-staff, and instantly General Taylor " ap)K-arsd, in letters of tire, and, in another instant, die name was crowned by about a dozen Komnn 'aiidlcs. which shot their spear like flames into the | lir, forming an apes to the beautiful design formed by tho grouped lights io the large windows, crowned by the wreath like gums in the attics, und all surmounted by llie name of the hero chief. During the illumination thousands of spectators congregated in the square at the dead of Vosey street, in the lower eud of the Park, and 9n the sidewalks and platforms in front of the stores in Lhe vicinity. The juveniles were, us usual, remarkably noisy, und had several rounds of hoo-raws all to themselves loug before the climax arrived. But the grown up , spectators were more quiet, and gazed on tho beautiful ipectaclo in silent admirutiou until the lost display, when tne magic uame was displayed, and the band struck up " Yankee Doodle." Then, indeed, their feelings of patriotism found vefft in threa cheers, thrice repeated, insucli a manner as would have doue the hero's heart good to listen to. Tho whole thing reflects tho greatest credit on the proprietors of the Astor House. Thk Weather?SeaiNo Trade.?Yesterday was again a flue spriug day. and the hotels gained a large accession of visiters. ITie spring trade may be said to have fairly commenced. The Streets.?Tho disgraceful condition of Nassau street, in tho vicinity of the Custom House, Is truly discreditable to tho authorities?even on the eve of the charter 'election. Why not removo the mud and filth that have been swept up in this quarter' Tho whole system of street sweeping, cleansing, brushing ike. Sic., that has been set afloat for the last few days, vory much re- i sembles the old game of " fust and loose." Death bv Loc* Jaw.--The coroner was called yes- | tcrday to hold an inquest at the City Hospital on toe | body of Bernard McGeary, a native of Ireland, aged 28 years, who came to his death by lock-jaw, caused by , being burned Amtho evening of the 31st of March. The deceased, on the evening in questiou, accidentally upset ; a cauphino lump, which be was trimming at the time on his lap ; the contents of the lamp caught Are. aud burned him iu the most shocking manner ; the skin and nails of both hands coming entirely off. so as to resemble a pair of old brown gloves. His abdomen and legs were also burned nearly as bad. After enduring the most intense agony for the past week, he expired yesterday forenoon. Police Intelligence. Afhil 9.?Burglary.?The slaughter house situated in 2d avenue, near 28th street, was broken open by some burglars ou Thursday night, or early on Friday morn- ! Ing. who stole therefrom a horse, cart, und harness, together with three quarters of beef, the property of Win. T. Blair. The horse uud cart were subsequently found in tho street, and restored to the owner. Rubbery of Silver.?The premises No. 52 Sixteenth street, were entered on Thursday afternoon ly some sneaking thief, who stole therefrom a quantity of silver ware valued at ftiO, the property of Mr. Jonu Dickinson. No arrest. Disorderly Jiouer*.? Vxistunt Captain Dwyer. of the | 1st ward, wfth several of his officers, arrested, yesterday, on a warrant issued by Just lee Drinker, on the complaint of t'harles Devlin. Johir R. Kobiuson and Charles Sharkey, the following men,"charged with keeping disorderly houses: Win. Martin. 3121* Water street; Jas. I Burke. 312 Water street, and 306; Alfred Lacave, 306 Water street, the basement of which is kept by John Bourrough. 304 Water street; Johu Grey, 318 Water St.. j and Urial Pearsall. 310 Water st. The magistrate held all the accused parties to bail to answer. Charge of label.?A complaint was made yesterday bofore Justice Drinker, by Alderinnn George H. Purser and Assistant Alderman Dennis Mullins, of tho 4th ward, ngulnst Charles Dcvolin, residing at No. 313 Water street, charging him with publishing a handbill containing libellous matter respecting the complainants ; also, of causing the same, in substance, to be published in a newspaper called the Subterranean. Mr. Dcvelin, wo understand, intends to demand a hearing in the case. *'lttempt to Steal.?Officers Sheridan and McDonald, of the Fourth ward, arrested on Thursday night, two fellows called Frederick Steen and Horatio Hudson, on a charge of attempting to rob a sailor, called Henry Hughes, while lying asleep in the street drunk. Committed by Justice Drinker. Robbing a P'eisl.?Some thief entered the cabin of the brig Tarquln, lying at the foot of Olivor street, and stole therefrom 2 Spanish doubloons and a quarter, 2 $10 gold pieceH. and $53 in silver. No arrest. Law Intelligence. Pleas, April 9.?Before Judge Daly.? H-'m. J. Cochran ti. IFm. C. Carpenter.?This was an uctlon of replevin. From the testimony, it appeared that a man named Clark carried on tho engraving business, in John street?tliat he advertised to sell out his stock and trade. And the good will of his store. The plaintiff became the purchaser, and took possession. Heon after n man named Burrows obtained a judgment against Clark. u|*on which he issued an execution, and put it into the hands of Carpenter, who levied on the goods in the plaintiff's possession, and sold them. The defence was that the sale was fraudulent, and made with a view to defraud the creditors of Clark. Verdict for tho defendant. For plaintiff, Mr. Allen; for defendant, Mr. Sbeppord. Court Calendar?This Day.- Superior Court.? Borne as yesterday. Personal and Political. An clocllon for delegatus to amend the constitution of Illinois is to be held on .Monday, the 19th instant. The Legislature of Michigan, at its late session, passed au act to remove the seat of government from Detroit to Lansing, but'made no arrangement for the erection of public buildings. In the town of Geneva, tbe whole whig ticket has been elected by a large majority. Hon. James Buchnuan passed through Philadelphia on Thursday rn route for Washington. The oelebratod chief La Fontaine, with forty Miami Indians, came down the Missouri river on the Archer, on his way home.?St. Louis Union. Knbbi Bar Cohen, a Jew of some eminence In Jerusalem, wh dis engaged in effecting some measures for the relief ot his people at homo, arrived at Wheeling. Vs., on the 16th ult. A Stuart, Esq., who was sent some time sinco, by the citizens of Quebec, from that city to New Brunswick, on the business of establishing, if possible, a line of magnetic telegraph at the north, writes home stating that he reached N. B. on the 91st, (Starch) and had already had interviews with the Lieutenant-Governor and several members of the Legislature. He represents tbe prospects of co-operation in New Brunswick as favorable. The whigs of Cincinnati have carried their Mayor by majority of from WOO to 1000. T he City Marshal is elected by a still increased majority, and also the Councils. Spot-tins Intelligence. We find the following Tn tbo London Era, of the 14th ult. Dear Sir :?I beg to state once more that 1 am open to fight any man In the world for 950 sovereigns aside. Having read an article in Bell's Life of Sunday last, purporting to come from Bendigo, stating that sooner than there should be any coquetting between myself and (.'aunt, he would fight me. I will tight either oue or the other for the above sum within fifty miles of London. Vour obedient servant. WM. PKRRY. Cheshire Tavern, March 11. New Orleans (L*.) Association Races, Eciirsr. i Coiuse.?-Wednesday, March 31.?A Sweepstake* for colts and fillies two years old-seven subscribers at $300, forfeit $100?mile heats { D. K. Kenner'sg. c. Huona Vista, by Imp Olenooe. dam by imu. Leviathan 1 1 William J. Minor's b. f. by imp. Olcucoe, out of Betsy Malone by Stockholder 4 9 i J. Van Leer's ch. f. Quadrille, by imp Oleneoe, out of Gallopade. by Catton 9 3 | A. I.. Bingaman's ch. c. by Altorf. dam by Sir Richard 3 4 Time, 1:40)$?1:49)$. The magnetic telegraph between Washington and Alcxandriu has gone into operation. T. 1 ?r? -r?: ?The Htennier Empire leaves this afternoon ! for Albany and Troy, at ti o'clock. John D. Smith, who wm nrriilrd a few (Uvn mo,by Mr. J. McAlnrray, is not JOHN DILLON SMITH, Lsq. ol this city. Wright's Indian V<g<fahi< Fill*, lit addition to bring on* of the best anti-bilioiis medicines in the world, posses? a power in removins; pain which is truly astonishing.~ r*?ur or five of said Indian Vegetable Pills, taken every night on going to bed, will in a short time completely rid the body of those morbid humors which, if lodged in the liver, are tin cause of nam in the side, sometimes extending through to tin shoulder made, difficulty of breathing, nausea and sickness loss of appetite, costive nets, indigestion, flatulency, swarthy 01 i i ellow completion, and other symptons of an inflammation 01 torpid state of the liver. YVright's Indian Vegetable Pills also thoroughly cleanse thf stomach nnd bowels of all bilious humors, and other impurity and therefore are a certain cure for colic, dysentery, cholen morbus, and every other disorder of the intestines. They a|s' iid and improve digestion, and consequently give health an* vigor to the whole Frame, as well as drive disease of ei ery nam* ; from the body. ^ , , , . Beware of sugar-coated counterfeits. The only onrinaj an< genuine Indian vegetable Pills have the signature of vVillian Wright written with a pen on the toi? libel of each boi. Now other is genuine, and to counterfeit this is forgery. ..... ' Office. devoterkeacliMLVifly t?? the sale of Wright's Indlai VegeMble P H., *b?|enr,fr niKl inn H ire -Teel PJ. 1 "lrl phi*5 m (Ireeiiwieli etrr.t, New V?uk; ami 198 Tremon 1 street, Bottom Premium Wigi?-VV> wntilil rrrommond th< unfortunate bulil Mmmi to call nnd examine (lie new ?lvle n Wig* manufactured by Uilbert V. Fletcher. Their natural like appearance, adaptethm to the pb) xtognomy, lighlneM in bennty of iiwitli, ell combined, form .ucb perfect head* <>i b*i I tliili tiiry mn?l In ?feu uttljr tn be appiNMiiied Nn, 179 BtO'ii1 ] V?yi UoWerd'e flojefc I N, X Print* wnwlWMhf wl#? X 1 I W?4 Muaieal Hotnt-FVedrHrk A. Woodwortlt, H ucce...,r to Bonfanli. j2i Broadway, haa ju?t imported a fre*l? aaortment of pove.4, in *hell and |minted ca*e*, with ', 3, and l >?, each,* made rtifrwly to ottbr fur diii unrlut, ml playing national airs which lie olfera to the trade M liftlauullylow prices.^ French and Cliineae Fan*.?Frederick A LVnnil worth, nirroiior to Bonfanti. i'Ai Bm.olwav.offeri to the rade French and Cluneal Fans??i vera! huiidreiflnew varieties, ( t amponed, and comprising all the ino*t deairable attic* for etailiog. Together will, a new is?urttneiit of rich and roatly ^^B )res? pan*, an eiutle** variety. The XMpoU(aiM,or those Huprrb iJtiUta' Boatlet*, tn inufacttired by Meaars. P*ttiaon. Noe 8t Co., of A3 Dooicv street, are to our mind vnperior in point uf elegance and ^^B ;ood taste to aov Bonnet that we have ever *eeti. The Queen, o ?bom one of thein wa* ?ent, will now be one atep in mlnice (in thr article of Bonnet) of the moat faahionablfl of the ^^B 'renoli Prince**'* Milliner*, but strange to aay, ju*t one aenaoti ^^B tebiml our Republican Ladiea. When will wondera cea*c I Morris and Willi*'* Homr Journal?or au uie h >apers ever edited by Morris mil Willis, the Home Journal < the best a?d cheipest. The price (Sii a vear) it a inere nohing for it. New subscriber* receive all (lie part* of Dombey it Hon tint have yet reached this country in the book firm. with the engraving*. gratis. The eilitiou for the present week tia* been inrrenaeil, for the aeeominodnlioii of new aabacrihert. Subscribe at the office of publication, M7 Fulton atreet. Sindecopie* sold by BURGESS, iJTRlNOER It CO.. Si'! Broldwa).. Diamond Pointed Gold Pen*, #f. Pencil In- I eluded?J. V. Sarnie, 02 Fulton atreet, is celling Gold Pena a. low aa SI. Alao, a magnificent pen for S2, which i? the beat and cheapen pen in tire world?point* warranted. The Plumbe National Dagwmnn Gallery, H on the upper corner of Broadway and Murray at. (oyer Lermeg's H Jewellery atore.) contain* the fmeat *pecimen?nud the lircc.c M eolleetiou of Pirtnre* in the world. Stranger* and other* should not fail tovisit lliis justly celebrated establishment, ir H being Conducted upon the moat liberal plan of any establishmrnt in the world. L> Gehlert, Importer, late of 347 1-3 Grand I *t, wiahe* to inform hia customer* and the public, that he haa re-opened Ills store", at Ut Broadway, for the sale of lilt well assorted stock of Lace. Gooda in general, comprising real \a lenciennes, Regency. Smyrna, and other thread lace*, together with other articles, such as guimps, kid glove., fringe*, WVital and hlack veil*, linen cambric handkerchiefs, he., at which stand he brietly aaya hia customers will benefit by Calling to H select for themselvea. 2t H Perfumary and Toilet Article*, of Lubln'a, I Ouerlain's, PateyV Roussel'a, he , manufacture. Razor* from H eeery approved maker In Europe (warranted), with a large aa- m soitment of Hcissors and Nail File*. AJso. Dressing Cases, H containing all that Is necessary for the toilet, in the inoet pop- H table and compact forms. H N. B.?Agents for tire aale of Roii**el'* Soaps and Perfumery. G. SAUNDERS k SON, 177 Broadway, opposite Howard Hotel. Metallic Tablet Razor Strop?Till* article I has been before the public for the last thirty yean. None haa H received so many encomium* in proof of utility, or enjoyed m.* enviable reputation. A liberal discount made to 2*h?aU?al? purchaaers. For sale hv G. SAUNDERS It SON. 177 Broadway, , (a few doors above Conrtlnndt street-! H To the Officer* of the Army and Wavy.- I Everything necessary for filling the eoipp chest or saddle hag,- I in the most compact form, Dressing Cases, containing every I article for the toilet, and in the smallest compass; compact. I Writing Cases, Dinner Sets for die pocket, waterproof MoneyBelts, Clasp Knives, Diaon's celehrated Dram Flasks. Travelling Mirrors, Pocket Inkstands, Gold Pen, jn cases, Feather* Drinking Cups, he., he. OUION'9 BAZAAR. 173 Broadway, corner of Courtlandt st. Navigation of the Ohio River. Placet. Time. Stale of River. Wheeling March 30 9 feet Pittsburg March 16 9 feet Cincinnati March 30 10 foot. Louisville March 30 11& feet MOlfKY IHAHKET. Friday, April 9.j8 P. M. The stock market opened heavy this morning, and quotations for many of the fun clog closed a fraction lower than those current yesterday. At the first board. Heading bonds fell off I4 per cent. Hooding Railroad .V, Farmers' '4, U. 9. Bank >4', Canton K. Norwich and Worcester I, Morris ("anal '4. Long Island went up }{. Pennsylvania 6s, Ohio 6s, Treasury Notes, and Harlem, closed at yesterday's prices. The sules of Norwloh and Worcester were very largo at the first board. It appears that the victories of our armies, the purchase of the steamer Knickerbocker, the receipt of favorable news from Europe, nor any improvement^ the money market, can do this stock any good. It is the hardost case In the whole list of fancies?we can hardly except the Long Island. At the second board, it fell off X per cent from prices current in tho morning, and there appeared to bo plenty of sellers at the decline. The movements In foreign exchango have been, within the past few days, to a moderate extent. We quote bills on London at 4>? a 6 pur cent premium ; on Paris, 0f. 46 a Of. The receipts of tho Harlem Railroad Company, from tho 1st of January to the 8th of April, both Inclusive, this year, compared with those for the corresponding period last, were as annexed :? Hum km Ran.roup. 184G. Ill 17. January 11,399 IS 11,692 20 February 11,703 24 12.S97 ? March.... : : : 12,000 70 14,9(0 15 April 1st, to 8th 3,510 41 4,196 09 $35,670 GO $15,396 29 35,670 00 Increase in 3 months and 6 days, 18(7 $9,725 69 This Increase is more than twenty-fire per cent on tho , receipts of last year. The receipts from freight arc not Included in the receipts for April, this year and last Tim InnniriM frnm thin anurrA t.hl* venr will 1m vorv ! large. So far till* month they hare been almost quadruple that of last, notwithstanding the lateness of the seai son. The depot of this company exhibits a very busy appearance, and looks much different to what It dtd a year or two ago. Under the administration of John H. ! Drykers, Ksq., the president of this company, Its affairs arc rapidly emerging from the embarrassments with which they hnvc for a long time been surrounded. Wp are decidedly In favor of n change in the direction of this company, but as decidedly opposed to any change In the presidency. Wo arc not much In favor ojf Wall street influence, but if the present president comes under that head, that Influence is much better than it U generally supposed to be. It is very easy to construct or exteud a railroad when the resources of the company arc ampin; but when a company is cramped for money, when It has a strong opposition to contend ngaiust. when It is all np ' hill .work, it requires a man of more than ordinary onor: gy and perseverance, to carry it successfully through. The stockholders of this company, those who hold for a i permanent Investment, will one of these days give Mr. Dykcrs a v u^t deal of credit for the judgment and energy he has exhibited lu the management of the financial and other affairs of the company. Horeafter the road will progress npon Its own merits; but It has passed through many a flerv ordeal, and no msnhas contributed J more to plaoe it in Its preeont position than the present president. The annexed statement exhibits tbo condition of the Hank of France, at two periods, since its embarrassments commenced:?' I.iasii.irir.s amd Assets of the Bank or France. Liabilities. Jan. 14,'47. March t, '17. Notes in Circulation franc* 20,0,000,000 213,000,000 Da I mice clue to the Treasury .'SI,000,000 :.'8.0fl0,oo0 Private Deposits 01,000,000 61,000.000 t irrulatioii & Deposit* of Branches 11,000,000 10,000,000 Francs 3(12,000,000 312,000,000 Jilltts. S|>ecie in I'uris and st limnetic*, in' eluding silver purch'd in London,. 103.000,000 119,0OO,WKl Bills Discounted... 29S.000.000 232,000,000 l oins on Bullion and Sioi k 22,000,000 11,000,000 Francs I23,ooo,ooo 3?i,uo0,000 i F.vcess of Assets 11,000.000 1 3,000,000 | On the 14th of January tlie affairs of the bank wore ; regarded with thegroatest apprehension. Since that time there has been an Improvement, aa will be aeon by the above table. The bank wo* In a much stronger position on tbo 4th of iMarch. There has been, alnoe the 11th of January, a reduction In the circulation of franca 17,000,000 I lu the amount due the treasury 2-2.000.0000. in bllli discounted 40,000.000, and In loans In bullion aod atoek of * o.000.000; and an Increase In the amount of spoclo on , hand of 16,000 000. The crisis in the affairs of the bank had passed, and It was dully becoming stronger.? i At the date of the first returns, it was generally antlci puted that it would be with tbu utmost difficulty that a suspension oould be avoided, and it Is highly probable ' that such nn event would have been realised had there been no aid extended from London in tbc thnpe of loans of specie. The people of Krauce have yet several long ! months to pass through before harvest time, and no one can tell the extent the scarcity of food may reach, or what will be the result of asteady advance In brcadstulls, i such as has existed for several months past We annex returns exhibiting the oondltlon of the lead t lng departments of the Bank of Knglaud, at four differ ! cut periods : ? Baa* er Kfoi.ANP. 1816. ? 1847 July 11. Oct. 10. A'et, 20. March?. Notes Issued ... 1TO,',** KVI yo.n78.I31 2.1,1.18,101 yiontMl field ceinAiMillion,lis 12 iimi.oii >,<? n|?, 11i < . . Wilier -ai j',in < > B'ttirg V>p't. i, pe?t .... .... 3.iR'i..ili 3 uii. nn i,m,tr> i v,i , I'ublic deposit*.... 3,183, 416 oHDI, |(f 4,HOP, >23 lij/IJjl J ! Otherdeposit*. ... 14,061,28b 8,322,026 8,437,OW 9,288,1,! . Seven day it other lire in M rn mi n te n J novtaMCCritiM.. 12.W2.II7 12.WI.W0 11.990.079 ll.Md.nT-i , Other Mcuhtici... 16.H9.7W 15.227,865 15,039,339 16.Wj.7U5 r Note* 8,125,630 8.311.5,785 5,'176,525 5,711,710 , Ooldkaileer coin. 596,306 501,091 756,298 601,650 3 The nctual circulation of the Bank of Kniclantl. for tho r four porlodn mentioned in the above table, wan a* annexed :? ? ( laot'LArioa or rnr. Ban* oi F.vot ami. , . 1616. , IB-It I11 .lulu II. Oct. 10. Feb. to. March r,. I Note* itined ?29,266..160 29,078,135 25.458,465 24,993.885 ' Note* on hand 8,42.5,630 II 405,785 5,978,525 >.711,7 ) 1 At-iual i irouUlion, 690.846 7 J6 *1,709.350 19.181 9t'i c NutwiUntamtlng ik? i-vduotlou Ut Ut? " n<d*? Wewed

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