Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 4, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 4, 1847 Page 2
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r* ? NEW YORK HERALD.! Now York, Tnoodojr, Mo J 4, U?4T. ; Webster's Ipeaek. We publish a sketch of the speech delivered by the Hon. Daniel Webster, in Richmond, on the 29th ult. .News from Europe. The steamship Caledonia is now in her fourteenth day, and may be hourly expected to arrive. She will bring sixteen days later intelligence from Europe. Molls for Europe, The packet ship Siddona, for Liverpool, will sail to-day at 12 o'clock, and her letter bags will closest halt past 11 o'clock. Single copies of the Xew York Herald, of this morning, can be obtained in wrappers at this ollice, in time for the mails, MB, BENNETT'S LETTERS FROM EUROPE. Paris, 1st April, 1847. j Paris is the great central point of European I news before it reaches London. All the London ? .. I ,l,?v ?m- I lournuls liuvc otlices in rans, ?uuv ...?; ? , l>loy a whole troupe of correspondent!), translu- | tors, agents and news collectors of all kinds, i Most frequently more intelligence is collected j here by these agents, mid published in London, ^ than can he found in the l'uris journals. Often the same may he said of European accounts. | The London journals are the freest and most independent in Europe. They are patron- ' ized to a larger extent, and can afford to expend i more in the collection of intelligence of all kinds. The intelligence concentrating here from sonic of the leading, and also of the minor nations, begins to be interesting. There is a general movement pervading all Europe, even Russia and Turkey, in favor of the extension of human ; rights, and the government of nations by common sense. From Germany several distinct movements begin to appear. In a few days the new Diet of Prussia will open. Much doubt yet exists about its character and its influence?but the general opinion is favorable to liberty of a certain kind. The government have prepared a corps of sixteen sworn reporters, to take down the debates. Whether the Chambers will be open to the public, or the debates will be published, seems not so certain. The Prussian go- j vcrnment is slow, heretofore despotic, formal, eolH. timid. The ureas of Germany is far from j being so free as even that of Paris is. A state- [ tnent is made that the freedom of the press will ! be brought before the next general Diet. From Bavaria the accounts are amusing, and give some further specimens of the morals of j royalty. Lolu Montes has been made Countess of Sternheiin, and will soon receive a splendid chateau to live in from her royal lover. This last freak ol King Louis of Davaria, dismissing the Jesuit cabinet, und taking a new mistress, lias made that monarch exceedingly popular with the mornl and religious Bavarians. He never appears in public, at the theatre, or the church, : without being desperately applauded. Bavaria is : hardly the size of New Jersey; and if such things were done by a Governor of that worthy State, how the newspapers of Europe would moralize on the morals of republicans! But this is not all in the way of royalty. The last accounts from Spain, which dure not be published in Paris, are still worse. Queen Isabella has kicked her young husband out of her bedoom, down stairs, and almost out of the Ebciirial palace. She has taken a young officer into her good graces, as her mother did before her. She has also dismissed her ministers; but they won't be dismissed, and remnin at their posts against her will. A new revolution is on the l>ointof explosion; and France and England arc oooli nilipr nt MnrlriH. nrwl I uillguiug agow.oi v?v.. abusing euch other in London and Paris. All sorts of bud things are predicted of Spain. In Portugal the same state of confusion exists. Greece is also in a difficulty with Turkey; and the diplomatic agents of France and England ure quarrelling about all these governments, and in- 1 creasing the trouble in every possible direction. Indeed, all Europe seems to be divided into five or six large kingdoms or empires, and a dozen or twenty smaller ones. The great nations are constantly busying themselves with the affairs of the smaller ones, und constantly checking and threatening each other in the way of influence, show, intrigue, and every species of deceit and deception, to preserve what they call the balance of power. All are covered with immense loads of debts, incurred by the last European wars. Two-thirds of their revenues, which nre immense, are required to pay the interest of these debts, and the rest is spent in keeping up the regular troops, to maintain peace, and royalty in place. Indeed, the nations of Europe can neither go to war among themselves, nor maintain their present systems of government, for a long time to come. They are doomed. They are in a j state of peaceful transition, and how soon it may ! become rapid and sturtling, few can predict. In every large city the mind is fermenting with I new ideas. Even in Rome, that spiritual power of nearly two thousand years old, is be- ! ginning to indicate signs of change. Rome ' for several years has been frequented by the English in large crowds?but during the present winter, it is so filled with them that it looks like an English town. The new Pope has shown signs of liberal opinions, and Austria is astonished at his audacity. In a short time, it would not be surprising to see the Protestant English government supporting the policy and views of the Pope, in opposition to the Catholic courts of France and Austria. The fuct is, every thing old and antiquated in the business of life, is beginning to break up slowly before a general thaw. The invention of printing began it?the discovery and mechanical application of steam and electricity will soon complete the great revolution?perhaps, too, hereafter, without war und bloodshed. Queen Christina of .Spain, and her husband, Munoz, arrived here a few days ago, and is now engaged, it in said, half the day in attending mill, and the other half in speculating on the Rourse. She is not treated with any marks of public attention. More interest is felt for Jenny bind, or Carlotto (frisi, or Mad'lle Plunkett. Jenny Lind was offered a liberal engagement to sing here at the (fraud Opera. She preferred London, and refused Pari'?the Parisians, therefore, are quite angry, and say that the good opinion of Paris is worth twice as much to the reputation of an artist as that of the gold and bad taste of London. Mad'lle Plunkett, a native of Brussels, is a new and beautiful rfamtpuae, and i beginning to create a great sensation at the 'fraud Opera. She appears in the same pieces us Carlotto tfrisi, and although young, promises to livnl that beautiful artist. She mixes the stiles nt Tntflinni and Elssler together. She h i.- great power, with grace and elegance. A Spanish bolero dunce, (-tilled the Mrtnola, is the most splendid pa* I have yet seen her dance here in Paris. When she dances it, the house is crazy. Adoration is now confined to ballet dances alone. None is now given to kings, priests, saints, or angels. The English are crowding into Paris to enjoy the Easier holidays. The Champ$ Elyufr* nnd /wing Chump* were full of gay equipages yesterday afternoon. Mr. Bancroft, the American .Minister in London, is now on u short visit here, lie is well known, and highly esteemed by all the literary and distinguished men of France. 1 have just received a long letter frotn .Mrs. 1L, \ :u, wn- lit Rome ten days ago. She had gone to Naples, and would be hack again to Rome in flcdy Week Latkk raoit Bka2IL.?By the flies of O Mtrcantil, brought by the Bepublic, we have a little luter news. At Rio Janeiro they had received dates front the Kio Grande up to the 27th February. The steamboat Coiuiueroio, which had been built ut that port, was nearly completed, and was to ply between there and Porto Alegre. It was anticipated that she would prove a very fast ves; ael. Her lirst trip was to be made in the early I part of March. J Ship Launch-?A tine lurge ship, of 110 0 tons j I measurement, called ihe Senator, win lie launcii- | ed this morning, ut 12 o'clock, from the yard ot Messrs. Perine, Patterson & Stuck, at the head of Water street. The Senator was built for Messrs. Slate, Gardner & Howell's line of Liverpool traders. Morals of the Monarchies.?We publish in j to-day's paper, several articles from European ! journals, exhibiting the moral condition of one or two of the courts of Europe. They relate to Lola Montes, the .Spanish danseuse, and to the young Queen of Spain. Tut Licence Question?The Albany Argus of yesterday gives the following :? We have returns from more than 300 towns, in which two to one of the towus. and a large preponderance of the popular vote, are in favor of license. Virginia Election. We continue to give tho returns from Virginia. The iuto election in that Statu was an unusually important one ; it was rumurkably close ; it may settle whether the whlgs or democrats are to have a majority in the next House of Representatives. Thirteenth Congressional District?(Little Tennessee.) Fulton, Mc Mullen. Goodton. Whig. I)em. bene. Washington 334 119 410 Lee IWt hOS ? Russell 294 123 ? Tasewell ill 133 ? Wythe 322 198 92 MS 3(18 ? Smyth 126 majority ? ? Grayson , ? 26 majority ? Carroll ? 104 do ? 1.612 1,549 Fulton's (whig) plurality in the district 63. The rote for Goodson, It will bo wen, is only Riven In 'two of the above counties, but lie runs far behind, and the full returns cannot affect the result, which is owing solely to the division of the democrats in this, their strongest district In the State. In 1844. the vote was as follows Polk. 4.3(J8 ; Clay, 2.353. Democratic majority 2,143. A letter from Abingdon, (Washington ?ounty) published in the Richmond Timet, states Fulton's majority at 14. Another letter. In the Richmond Enquirer, from Carroll county, says. "Colonel McMullin's majority in Grayson and Carroll counties over both his competitors, is 198." and adds. " there is no doubt of his election.'' I'uder these cireumstauces, although the election of Fulton (whig) is positively announced, by a majority of about 70. both in the Richmond fVkig, and in the Timet. we consider the district still in doubt. Fourteenth (Kanawha) District.?The following returns are received:? McComn, Thomp'n, 1814. Whit- Dem. Clay. Polk. Kanawha 543 369 983 442 Cabell 164 maj. ? 287 346 Wayne 21 do ? 199 181 Mason 34 ? 415 363 Lewis 280 350 329 081 Wood 379 347 533 330 Taylor, (tie) ? ? (new county) 1,367 1,006 2.737 2,319 McCoinas (whig) ahead, so far. 361. The counties or Fayette, Harrison. Giliner, Doddridge, Hitchie. Jackson. Braxtou and Nicholas, to be heard from They votud thus in 1844?Clay 1.444; I'olk 1798? democratic majority 354. Thus, it will bo seen, that there is another close and doubtful contest in thl', dis- I trict. In 1840 it gave Harrison 236 majority; in 1843 Summers (whig) for Congress had 329 majority; Clay, in 1844, had 34 majority; and ill 1845 tho same district elected Thompson, democrat, who was a candidate for reI election this yenr. Fifteenth District.?Wm. G. Brown, democrat, is i elected, by a large majority, over Hawkins, whig, who came out on the eve of the election, and being but little known, received a feeble support. it is thus far ascertained that eight democrats are elected to Congress (one of whom. General Dromgoole, is since deceased) and Ave whigs. leaving two, vlt: the Kanawha and Little Tennessee districts, still in doubt. Should they both return whigs, thu delegation will stand equal, via: 7 to 7, and the odd member to be determined by the extra election, which must be held in the Petersburg district, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the death of the member elect. The Popular Vote.?The following shows the comparative majorities in those congressional districts from which we have returns, at thu recent election, and thu Presidential election in 1844:? 1817. Whig Drmoc'c. Districts. inaj'y. majority. Clay. Polk. 1 ? 69 ? 2311 2 ? 21 ? 1121 3 107 ? ? J17 4 ? 12 ? 2 4 104 ? ? 76 6 604 ? 239 ? 7 ? 240 416 ? 8 ? 142 93 ? 0... (about) 90(1 ? 93(1 ? 10 ? 311 ? 707 II... (about) ? 800 ? 1623 12 2'J8 ? ? 649 1.944 1,614 1.714 4.628 Whig majority iu 1841 (in 12 districts) 310. Democratic majority iu 1841,2,914. Whig gain, 3,244. State Leuiilatihe. Whig Gains. Whig Losses. Louisa 1 Caroline (Senator) 1 Dinwiddle 1 Culpepper 1 Gloucester 1 Charlotte 1 Klir.. City and Warwick... 1 Acoomac 2 Buckingham 1 Monongalia 1 Greenbrier I Harrison 1 Frank 11II t Fauquier 1 Henry I Montgomery 1 Floyd. 1 Monroe 1 Oilea and Mercer 4. I Patrick 1 ( shell and Wayne I Pendleton I Bra*ton, kc. (rep) I 18 7 Net whig gain II? equivalent to the annihilation ofthe democratic majority of S3 last winter. The whig majority in the next Hnuae of Delcgatee, should there be no further change* in the few counties that remain to be heard from, will be 10?the democratic majority iu the Senate the same. Theatrical. Tar a Theatre?At the renueet of many of the patrona of the Park Theatre. Mr. Korre?t will appear thil evening in the Indian tragedy of '* Metamora." All who have had the pleasure of seeing thil great actor in thil, hit great original character, will avail themiulvei of the opportunity of neeing him in it again. The remaining characters are so well cast that the whole piece fur j ntshea a treat of no common kuiu. . no iimiiuiu Prince, or the Island of Tranquil Delights," will be reI pealed. Duwkht Thf.at at.?There is a treat presented to the theatre going public, and to the admircra of hlatrionic talent, at the bowery Theatre this evening, such a* is rarely offered, even in tills city, and never in any other in the country. It is such as we are confident would fill that establishment wore it five times as large as It is. It will ronsist of.Mlllinnn'a tragedy of" Kazio,'' in which Mrs Shaw will personate " Itiunca." and the grand spectacle, " I.ast Days of Pompeii." dramatised from Uulwer s work of that name. The public liuTe a guar; anty that they will not be disappointed in either of these pieces Mrs. Shaw is too well known and too much admired to need any recommendation. In regard to the second piece, the east embraces the most prominent of the excellent stock company, and will ho performed In such a manner that all who witness it will be pleased, and all who will take part in it will be honored. Vat xiui.t Gardes.?This morning, at nine o'clock. Katun, the great pedestrian, will have walked ATS quarter miles in quarter hours. Wo understand from gentlemen who saw him yesterday, that there is every probability of his performing the remaining 4-14 quarter miles. The excitement around Vauxhall Garden is hourly increasing. Ma. Ai.FXAvnra.?It was supposed hy some of our citizens that so much patronage had been extended t? necromancers and magicians for a long time past in this place, that another one could not draw an audtencr large enough to pay expenses The experience of th< list two weeks has shown the fallacy of the supposition? because Mr. Alexander, the gentleman who has tieen as tonishing the people at the Minerva Rooms during thai time, has drawn nightly, audiences not only largi enough to pay expenses, but large enough to weigh heavily liis treasury. The reason is that lie is worthy o: patronage. One night with liirn Is not sufficient. Al who witness him once, do so again lie holds forth | again this evening Leonard.the Irish comedian, is playing at Vlcksburg. Mrs. Mowatt Is still at Cincinnati, as is also Mr. Andersnn. Mr. Davenport and Mr. Charles IVebb. City Intelligence. Tin VVi 11hi s, -The heavy rain of the previous day i hoili washed Hie streets and cleared the atmosphere in the vielnitv of our cilv vesterdav. The dav was fine. Aiotith Qi-tk Tmr.?The beautiful steamer Alida. < apt. Topper. left Albany on Saturday at half-past all o'clock. A. M . and arrived in New Vork at Ion minutes of three P M.. thus making the passage In the short space of elght,hours,and.tw?nty minutes ({uick enough. Sri ro i ao.M Ai.hiw. ?Wo worn yesterday Indebted to Mr. W. II Colegrove, of tile steamer Niagara, for the tlliany Jlrnut of yesterday morning The N. arrlTed before three o'clock in the afternoon. New 11 a vi s * so Sph isone.i.n H?n. Ro*r>? We were in possession of boston papers of yesterday morning, by this route, at 7 o'clock last evening Isqncsr.? ' oroner Walters yesterday held an Inquest at the City Hospital on the body of a colored man named William Thompson, a native of New Jersey, aged 2'J | years; 1 he particulars of whose death, was fully notioed , In the lltralil yesterday. The jury rendered a verdict that the deceased cama to his death by injuries inflictI ed on ths skull on the Jflth ult In Jersey City, by a gang ' of desperadoes MmatcaU. Pnruo's Ortit Hocas.?Rossini's grand op?rm "II Barblvre di Sivlgliu.'' will be performed by the Italian , Opera Company, to-morrow evening, with the name oaat of characters aa when played on former oecaalona. The thouaands of our citixeus who hare bean so often delighted during the past winter with 8ig. Benedottl's performances. must recollect that his benefit will take place on Thursday evening next, when the operu of " Lucia de ' Lammerinoor" will be repealed, it in sufficient to mere- ! ly announce the fad. we presume, to have the benefit nuch a one an Sig Denedetti des< rven, and such an we are confident he will receive. (minus Minstrkli.?These artists are again among us, and arc visited by as large audiences, and re- 1 coive as liberal patronage as they did at any tlwo in their career, and well they deserve It, for they porvide ! as much amusement of a solid and rational kind as can be enjoyed any where Their performances are unique and interesting, and evince talent of no mean order.? Thuis parodies on the favorite old Luglish songs.sucli as the fine' Old Colored Gentleman,"and many more of the i same kind, are indescribably ricli. and uuver fail to draw 'I'll.. ?,ill I.,. 11,1. u.u,,in? coiuprlsi s some twenty of the most admired uegro sirs. It ! will bo recollected that they perform at Mechanics'liall. No. 471 Ilroadway. Tab 8wii? Bbli. Hinges* perform at Gothic Hall. Brooklyn, this evening. They will play some of their favorite airs, which will be listened to with delight. Sporting Intelligence. Tkotti.no at tub Union Cot:rub, L. I.?The patrons of trotting yesterday had a rare treat. Two purses were contended for, and the trotting was the most exciting that has taken place for a long time. Seven heats were closely contested before a decision was arrived at in the last one. The following are the details For the first purse, mile heats, best three in five, under the saddle, three horses came to the stand?Coquette, Sir Wulter. and Betsey Baker. This was won by Betsey Buker, in two heuts. she having distanced Sir Waiter and Coquette iu the second hcut. Coquette was the favorite at 10 to 4 previous tothe start. Time, first beat, 1 10? second beat, 1 43>t. As Boon as the above affair was over, the horses for the $100 purse, mile heuts, best three in five, in hurness. were called for. and they were soon in motion on the track, wurming up. Jack Cade, under the management of lilram Woodruff, was the first to pass the judges' stand; then followed the Philadelphia mare Sal. in charge of Mr. King, and then Lady Kllen. in the hands of Geo. Spieer. Iu a short time they were all ready for a start?Jack Cade was the favorite at ten to seven. Kinst IIbat?The Philadelphia mure was difficult to get to the stand in snythirg like a trot, and several attempts were made before the word to go could be given. When they did start, Kllen had a trifle the advantage. about half a length, the other two on a Hue. Sal. in making the turn, broke up. and it was sometime before she recovered her foothold and became steady. Cade went in front of Kllen before she reached the quarter pole, and held that position until he passed the half, where he appeared to widen the gap even more. Kllen now bocume very steady, and from this point round I lliu UUUUII1 ul iq? trouft vu ?."?? ducvuii, dvv?u?vi vu j gradually closing with tho horse. Cade, a* he swung | round, broke up. and Kllen wo* at hie aide in an instant; 1 then there waa a struggle for the lead, which Kllen won, I got a length in front, and led home in 2.50>?, the Philadelphia mare barely saviug ber diatance. Second Heat.?Kllen now became tho favorite, and twenty to aeven on her winning waa alTorded and accepted. Sal had the lead at the atart, and played off very finely, the others close up with her. At the turn Kllen broke, and fell behind considerably, Cade trying his utmost to overhaul the mare ; ahe dashed on beautifully. and seemed to have moro speed than the horse while steady ; but ahe unfortunately broke up, despite the great care of her driver at the three-quarter pole, and Cade camo up with her. They then went with their heads together, each endeavoring to lead; but in the rally she broke again, which gave the advantage to Cade, and he won the heat in 3 43,Si? Kllen escaped being distanced very narrowly. Thibd Heat.?Sal ugain took the lead, Cade next. Kllen third.* Sal kept her position until nearing the half mile post, where she broko up, giving Cade a place at her side, and a beautiful neck and neck struggle ensued. Sal had the foot, and she threw him off. Hiram, however, rallied Cade, and made another dosli for the mare, und he waa successful; but his efforts availed him nothing?his horse broke up as soon as he was in front of Sal, and he bad to give way a second time. Again, he forced Cade to the top of his speed, and came up with the mare?another struggle took place, and a third time he was doomed to defeat. Tho mare was too fast for him ; he broke, and she reached tho score about half a length in front in '4.43, Kllen about two lengths in the rear. Fourth Heat.?The Philadelphia mare took the lead again and held it to the quarter, where she broke, and Cade took sides with her?Kllen about forty yards behind, occasioned by a break at the turn. Sal became steady, continued leaving Cade, and at the half mile pole was more than two lengths in front. She there broke up, and Cade passed her and led the van. Kllen, although considerably in the rear, made an effort, and came very near hor oppouents at tne threo quarter pole ? but the dispute for the heat was between Cade and Sal; seeing which, Kllen kept behind awaiting the issue In a moment Sal broke, then Kllen took her place, and challenged Cade; but it would not do; he led home a length in advance in 2:40. Sal was about a length behind Kllen. Firm Heat.?They got off well for this heat?all abreast, (doing round the turn, the Philadelphian got ahead, and dasned away from the others with tremendous speed, leaving them far behind. Kllen broke up. una 11 wan pom? lime ueiure ?uu rcucuvii v?ue?.mi keeping all aha bad gained?three or four lengths?and she held it until abe reached the score Time. 2:46 ? KUen full off In coining up the stretch, and juat succeeded iu getting past the distance pole in time to save herself. Sixth IIkit.?A good start. At the turn Cade broke up, Sal took the lead, Ellen trailing her. and going steadily and surely Cade recovered, came up, and botween I he quarter and half mile posts, they were all together. The two wares broke up in the next quarter, but neither of thein lost much by the accident. They succeeded In overtaking the horse as they came round on the last quarter. Sal gave up bcr chnuce for the heat to KUen. taking a back seat; and a more animating contost thau that between Cade and Kllrn from there to the stand has been seldom seen. KUun won by half a length in 3.48 ; Sal three or four lengths behind. Sktisth Heit.?The horses were on a lino as they got the word for the last struggle, neither having a yard the advantage of the other. At the turn. C ade broke and fell back, when Sal dashed away two lengths in front of KUen. and kept about that distance to the half utile pole, where she was ovortakon by the others. The speed of each was now put to the test, but KUen proved the swiftest?she went in front of the others, and left them very easily. Thedriverof Cadi- resorted to whipping; he belabored the sides of poor Cade most unmercifully. uDd aU to no purpose. Kllcu would win in spite of him. Time 2.49. Sal was distanced this heat. The following is a summary of the result:? Heatt. 1st. 2d. 3d. 4th. 6th. 6th. 7th. Lady EUen 13 3 3 3 1 1 Jack Cade 3 12 12 2 3 Sal. of Philadelphia 3 2 1 3 1 3 die. Time, 2:60>i, 2:43>i, 2:43. 2:46, 2:46. 2:48, 3:4!) Common Council. Board of Aldf.bmes. Monday evening, May 3d.? I Present, the President, in the chair, and a quorum of members. The minutes of the preceding moetlng were read and approved. Petition/.?Various petitions were presented and appropriately relerred. Report!?Were received from Committee on Wharves. Piers und Slips, in favor of extending pier at foot of Clarknon street, N. K.. 200 feet. Accepted, and resolution adopted. Krom same eommitte. in favor of building quay at foot of Watt street. Report accepted and resolution adopted From Committee on Public Offices and Repairs, in favor of having the City Hall heated by means of furnaces The fixtures to be put up at an expense uot to exceed $1800 Report accepted, and resolution making an appropriation of $1800 adopted. rrom juiill t umunitr XII . UUMV ?ii>iu?i|? vu HlackweU's Island. recommending an appropriation of $'20.0U0 to bo applied to building an addition to the Lunatic Asyluui. Krom Special Comiuitte to whom the matter was referred, in reference to having certain indexes made, aud other work of like eliuracter done in tbo office of the Register of the City and County of New Vork The committee reported in favor of giving tho work to Mr. Clias. K. (irim. Aid. Brady objected to this way of disposing of the matter ; there was no estimate of the expense of having these indices made, and he proposed that the subject be referred back to the committee, in order that they might report on the probable expense, i Aid. Livihostov objected to the proposed disposition of the report. The work was not such as could be done by contract. The motiou to refer back was lost. A motion to lay on the table then being put, prevailed. Report from Committee on Roads and Canals, in favor of building sewer in Water street, between Fletcher 1 street and Burling slip. Accepted. Reports from Committee on Streets, in favor of regu lating and paving .loth, :i6tli. 37th and Nik streets, tjci tween Lexington and ith avenues; i!?th street, between i fith and 7th avenues; Ptli street, between avenue A and i 1st avenue; 3d street, bctweeu avenues A and D Ile> ports accepted and resolutions adopted. The committee to whom was referred the veto of the Mayor on tlie resolution to pay Patrick McBarron $000 t for damage sustained by him when building sewer. Lc The damage occurred, as appears, in consequence of a i violent storm coming up while the work of .Mr. Mciiarf ron was in such a stale that it was injured to that 1 amount. The Mayor gives us a reason for vetoing the I bill, that proper precaution was not taken by McUarron to secure his work against damage by storm A motion to adopt the resolution, and make the appropriation notwithstanding the veto of the Mayor, was lost?the vote being 0 to 1, and a majority of nil the members of the Board lieing necessary to pass the bill in spite of the Chief Magistrate of the city. Report from the Committee on Charity and Alms i with a resolution to pay $ino to Nicholas Secor, a grocer i for groceries furnished on orders from the Alms House Visiterln the Idth ward, said vi.-iler, Henry R. Beach having received the money, hut did not pay It over.The resolution finally adopted, was to the effect that tlx i matter be referred to the Commissioner of the Ainu House, with instructions to pay the hill, if the charge ii just. The Board then went to supper After tea the business of the Board was resumed. Ala. 11 A H T OUI'rtH a ITIUIUVIUM Hz ['I in uiv n liU F,?, r ? full length portrait of ex-Governor Wright in tha Governor's Room, in tho City llall. A message was received from tha Mayor, in rcferones to tho police department, I,aid on tho table and ordered to be printed. A communication wai received from the Hupcrintendent of Pavement*, In answer ton resolution calling upor him to report the number of foremen and laborers, Vc employed by liim. A cominunicatlen was received from the Counsel t,r the Corporation. in relation to Madison avenue. Order ed on Ale. A couuuouleatlra wu received from the Almihovu Commissioner In rafaranoe to Superintendent of Out- J door Tour, charging him with defalcation to tha amount of between ft 1.300 aud $1,400. A communication was received from the Comptroller. 1 I transmitting the account current of the L it/ Treasurer ) for the quarter ending in Mav, 1847. Communication from the Clerk of the Hoard of Edu- < cation, upon which a reaolutlon was offered for an ap- ) propriation of $000 for building wall around loth ward achoul hou?e. Resolution adopted. ) Asaebsmcnt lists were presented and confirmed, for ( sewer iu Hubert street: for sewer in 37th street; for i ewer iu 31st Street I A coinmuuicutiou was received from the City Inspector. With an ordinance to 1111 low lot No. 370 South street. A debate arose on motion being made by Aid. Benson. i to depose from office Ci W. Anderson, superintendent of ] out door poor. as.a defaulter. The motion to depose wus i lost, aud the matter referred to a committee. A motion to adjourn was offered and lost. Several ro- , solutions were offered aim tiuopieu. A communication Wiis read from the Corn mitt tee on 1 Fire Department, in relation to the .Mayor's veto, in the i i matter of thu disbanding engine company 23. Laid on ! the table. I ; Motion to adjourn lost. i Hoard proceeded to business, but on calling the roll i , there wus found to be present no quorum. The board was therefore declared adjourned till Thursday afterneon at 7 o'clock. |

11 oahn or Assistant Aloxhmxn. May 3.?Xeal Gray. Esq., President, in the chair. ' Sewer in lileecker and Bond Street*. ? Report in favor of building a sewer in Blcecker street, from Carmine street to Broadway, also through Broadway to Bond street and through Bond street to the Bowery.? Adoptod. Sewer in Charlton Street.?Report in favor of building a sewer in Charlton street, butween Hudson street and the North river?Adopted. Jlutlton Hirer Railroad.?Resolution in favor of concurring with the Board of Aldermen in granting permission to the Hudson River Railroad Company to lay down a double track of rails for their road, through the western avunues and West street to Canal street? i Carried. Sale of l.aml ?Report in favor of selling to H. S. Barnes and others, a gore of land in Twenty-sixth street , ?Adopted. Pier foot af Broome Street? Report in favor of extending the pier at tha foot of Broome street?Adopted. Sunl;en Lot*.?Resolution in favor of tilling the sunken lots lying between lith and 13th streets, and Avenues A unci First Arenue. Adopted. Sewer in South William tlreet.?Report and resolution in favor of building a sewer in South William street. Adopted. Sewer in Old Slip.? Report and resolution in favor of building a sewer in Old Slip, from I'earl street to the j Last river. Adopted. Tenth jivenut.? Report in favor of regulating 10th ' Avenue, between 28th and 40th streets. Adopted. Chamber itreet Tier.?Report and resolution from the ! board of aldermen, in favor of extending the pier at the j foot of Chambers street. Concurred in. uut>rf itreet Pier.?Report and resolution from the \ name, in favor of repairing the pier foot of Hubert street, i Concurred in. Remova' of awning post*.?Resolution from the same, in favor ot causing the removal of the awning posts from Broadwny. Concurred in Donation to Eye Jnjii mary.?Resolution in favor of grauting $'JUO to the N. Y. Kye Infirmary. Concurred in. Albany street.?The committee on streets reported against opening Albuuy street through Trinity church yard to Broadway. Carried. Washington Monument.?Report and resolution in favor of granting the Washington Monument Association leave to erect a monument to the memory of Washington in Hamilton Square. Adopted. Washington Syuare?Resolution in favor of placing an iron fence around Washington Square, at an expense not exceeding $'38,000. Referred. Vestry Street Pier.?Report of Committee on Wharves and Piers, in favor of extending the pier at the foot of Vestry street. Adopted. Renumbering of Piers.?Resolution offered by Assistant Alderman Radford, in favor of re-numbering the piers. Adopted. The Board then adjourned until Thursday evening next, at 7 o'clock. Police Intelligence. Important Arrest.?Justice Osborne, one of our efficient magistrates, issued his warrunt yesterday for the arrest of Isaac Hugill, Captain of the British brig Thetis, wherein he stands charged with conveying to this port eight convicts from the Island of Bermuda, which by the law of the State of New York, is a misdemeanor, and punishable by a fine of not more than $300, or imprisonment in the Penitentiary for one year, or both, at the option of the Court. It appears from the facts in this case, that the accused run his vessel into port at Bermuda in consequence of distress of weather and want of water, and while there, took on bourd Wil- | liam Scholes, Samuel Parks, and six others, pardoned by the Queen from the hulks. Scholes had been convicted of highway robbery, and transported for J 10 years on the 30th of August, 1841. from SalforJ, ting- 1 land, and Parks was sentenced in Birmingham for the same term, in October, 1841, for house-breaking. On the j day the brig sailed, these eight convicts were brought on board by the steward of the hulk Thames, their passage I having been previously arranged by the overseer, and the following certificate handed to each, inserting their j respective names:? " This is to certify, that William Rcholes, who was j convicted at Salford, 30th August. 1841, and sentenced i fur 10 years, transportation has, in consideration of his ! good behaviour, received her Majesty's free pardon | and is discharged out or custoay. uiven unucr my hand on board of her Majesty's convict hulk Thames, at Bermuda, the 23d day of April. IB 17. Signed, Q. K. Kikkiiam, Acting Overseer. Two of theso eertlfleates are now in the police office, taken from Parks and Scholes, and both the men ure locked up in the Tombs an witnesses iigaiust the captain. The affidavit was likewise taken of Cornelius Hope, a branch pilot, who testified that Captain Hugill informed him that lie bad on board eight convicts.? i Thus we sen the cose clearly mndn out against the captnlu. Too much praise cannot be awarded the al ove ma- j gistrute for the faithful manner he has performed his duty in causing the arrest of Captain Hugill?thus show- ' ing to other captains that the laws will be put in force. This arrest, we understand, is the first made under this law. and we sincerely hope that an example will lie made in this case.as a warning to others. Justice Osborne held the accused to bail in the sum of $2000, to answer at court. The othor six convicts are strolling around town, dropping into the various 'cross cribs," in order to get the run of the city to enable thorn to resume their depredations. Robbery on tbe Five Points ? Officer Munson, of the 6th ward, arrested last night a woman called Mary Ann Smith, on a charge of robbing William flrower of $20, while in a rrlb in Anthony street, Five Points. Cocked up by Justice Drinker. Law Intelligence SrraeMi Court, May 3d.?Present. Chief Justice Bronson and Justices Beardsly and Jewitt?The May term of t.he court commenced thts day. Motions were first heard. The calender, (which contains over 1000 causes.) was then proceeded with as far as No. 14." Madison Square--The report of the commissioners for laying out Madison Square was confirmed this morning by the Court. United States Ciscvit Court, May 3d.?Before Judge Nelson?Kmeiton vi. Delamaler.?This was on action for the infringement of a patent obtained for an improvement In the construction of submerged wheels. The case was tried twice before. Circuit Court, May 3d.?Before Judge Fdinonds.? rht Forgery Case?This cause was resumed this morning. and half a dozen witnesses examined on behalf of the prosecution. Superior Court. May 3d.?Before Judge Oakley? Caelellanoee re AT Kinlry and atlitre?This was an action of trespass for the alleged Illegal taking of plaintiff's iroods under an execution. It was tried once before, and fully reported. ~ I Common Pi.eas. May 3d.? Stevent vt. Longer man? Thin was au uctiou for breach of contract. Tliu case was before tried. (Court of General Sessions. May 3.?Before Recorder Soott and Aldermen Benson and Purser.?This Court was opened to-day for the May term with the calendar published this morning. The list of grand jurors being called only five appeared to serve; they were therefore discharged until to-morrow morning, when another effort will be made to obtain the requisite number. Of 84 petit jurors summoned to attend, 10 only presented themselves for duty. Hues were then imposed upon a number of jurors for failing to attend. No cuuse being ready for trial, the court adjourned until to-morrow morning. U. S. Commissioner's Office, Mat 3.?Before Commissioner Morton.?Charge of Perjury.?John Sweeny, master and owner of the schooner Cjuick, was arrested this morning by Deputy Marshal Collins. and committed or examination on a charge of perjury. Covrt Calendar. This 1)at.? Superior Court.?1. 2, 6. 10, 14. 1ft, 1?, 17. 18.20, Common Pleat?4. 13, 18, 19, 27, 42. 40. H5, 74. 7?. 78. The Cavai.n.?Tlie Collector of this city, nt 8 o'clock on Saturday morning, commenced locking boats from the basin into the ranal. During the day I nil boats were locked through, on whieh about $13,200 toll waa paid. * Vestarday the Collector was again in attendance, and at 6 Inst evening 910 boats had elcared since the opening. Boats arrived yesterday from Schenectady, but not from any point west of that city At-the west Troy office 111 boats had cleared up to 3 P. Mon Saturday The Hudget says, " this shows weU as a part of the first day's work."' At Rochester,several light boats had left for the west beforo Saturday, as also for points on the Genesee Valley ( anal. The .Uvtrliter of Saturday morning expresses its fears ' that the water In the canal would not be sufficient to float loaded boats on that day;" and the Democrat of Monday, received by last night's mail, ssys : "The water is low In the canal, and loaded lmals are unable to proceed but a few miles east. Lp to 7 i o'clock, this (Saturday) evening. 89 clearances had been i issued, the greater portion being light boats going west, i 'J'be amount of flour cleared, for the east was 3,1(77 barrels." i The Commercial Adrertlter of Saturday, having failed to reach us last evening, we have nothing from that ' quarter. , 1 Mr. Wells, of Livingston h. Wells' Kxpress, who came down In the weetern trnln last evening, reports a nreaa i at Little Falls, but that it wm slight, and would speedily I be repaired. Jjlhany Jirgua. May 3. Political Intelligence. (lovcrnor Smith, of Virginia, has appointed Messrs. Hicbard K. Meade, of Petersburg, William Oreen of Culpepper, and Mr. Thompson, of W heeling. (Commissioners, on the part of the State of Virginia, to meet the Commissioners of the State of Ohio, for the purpose ? ofadjusting the boundary line between the two States I The Legislature of (Connecticut is to meet at Harllbrd to-morrow. i In Cincinnati, on the 37th tilt., a yanng lady was , riding out in a buggy accompanied by a gentleman, , wben her long dress, flying oyer the side of the vehicle. > J caught In the splinters of a broken felloe in the hlnu i wheel, and dragged her violently and suddenly out upon the pavement In the fall, the young lady's scull was : fractured Foreign Malta Ho. 1, from New York bjr Cown, BiigUutd, to Bremen, Herman jr. The arrangements for a regular conveyance of mull* ounJ from Kurope. by the above route, are ?o far competed. that the Washington, the first steamship of the ine. will leave New York for Cower and Bremen Haven. I in Tuesday. the tlrat day of June next; nud. ulso. on the irit day or each second month thereafter. It is expected that the second steamship will be ready . to depart, in the course of the season, on the first day of 1 .>ach intermediate month, thus furnishing a monthly nail in each direction Of the commencement of the nouthly arrangement, due notice will be given NlTiOt. The inland postage to the city of New York, as well is the postage by steamer from New Vork. is to be pre|>aid on all mailuhle inattur to be couveyed by this line - xcepting thai addressed to Bremen, or to places to . which said matter will pass through the Bremen post aflleo Ilambnrirh Is net included in I his exception To I Ureincaand to the point* *up|>li?;d through that ofllcc. : unpaid letters, itc.. may be sent: postage to be collected it Bremen. The rates of postuge established by the act of March }' lBt.i, " to provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States und foreigu countries," are. oil the above route, as follows : ? Upon all letters and packages not exceeding one-hulf ounce in weight, twenty-four cents; over one-half ounce In weight, and not exceeding one ounce, fijrty-elghL cents; and for every additional half ouuce or fruction of an ounce, fifteen cents. Upon each newspaper, pamphlet, and price current, three cunts. Inland postage, in all cases, to be added, whenever the mutter is transported by mail wlthiu the United Stutss. Tho following is the fourth section of the act above meutioued :? " And be it further enacted. Thut it shull not be lawful for any person to carry or transport any letter, packut. newspaper, or printed circular or price current, (except newspapers iu use, and not intended for circulation in the country, to which such vessel may be found,) on board the vessels that may hereafter transport the United States mail, as provided for in this act; and for every violation of this provision, a penalty of five hundred dollars is hereby imposed, to be recovered by presentment, by information, or </uitum action?one-half for the use of the informer, and the other half for the use of the Post OIHce Department." C. JOHNSON, Postmaster General Post Ofs'ick Di:rabtmcmt, April 30, 1847. At Green Bay, a few days since, an injunction was rilared in the hands of C. 11 White the under sheriff. with direction* to nerve Immediately upon the schooner Ottowa, Capt. Amos Saunders, then lying near the mouth cf Fox river. The deputy proceeded in a boat to discharge the duty, but threats and resistance on the part of Saunders prevented its execution, and White returned to town. Procuring assistance, he again upproached the vessel, but was attacked with clubs, poles, oars, boiling water, melted pitch, he. Tho Captain then ordered his men to inking the topmast over the bulwurkx, to be used as a battering ram. threatening death to any ono who should refuse to aid in this bold defiance of tho laws. A fire was commenced by the party in the boat, with pistols, and the mate of the Ottawa, named Foster, a rereportable man from thiscity, was severely wounded. Sanders hurled an axe at White.but the lntter at that instant was knocked down by a stick of wood, and his life thus saved. White's party finding themselves unable to board the vessel, retired, and Saunders afterwards succeeded iu landing. On Sunday morning, an armed party took boats and rowed toward the schooner, but as they approached, she hoisted sail, and made across the bay. PROGRAMME Of the Arrangement* made by the Joint. Special Committee appointed by the Common Council of the City of New York, to make arrangements for the Celebration of the Great and Glorious Victories that have been achieved by the Jlmerican farces in the war now existing betw en the United States and Mexico. The Committee hat s selected Kridsy, the 7th day of Mav, instant, as the day on which to celebrate the Victories of Palo Alto, Uesaca dc la Palina. Monterey, Buena Vista and Vera Cruz, and (lie arrangements for the day arc as follows:? At sunrise a National Salute will be fired from the Batten-, and the national flag will be displayed from nil the public buildings. A salute of One Hundred Guns will be fired it twelve o'clock at noon, at the following places, viz: the Battery, Washington Square, Totnpkins Squ ire and Harlem. The First Division of Artillery, cominsnded by Major Gencral Sandford, and the other military corps, will parade in honor of the occasion. The line w ill he formed on trie Battery at 2 o'clock, T. M. The none of the tro >ps will be from the Battery, through Markctfield street to Broadw iv?no Jir-adway to Warren street?down Warren strert to We>i Dro-dwiy?through West Broadway to Canal street?i,p Canal street and Broadway to Grand street?ihrough Uiand street to the Bowery?down th? Bowery and Chatham street to the City Hall, where they will pay the honors of a marching salute to the Mayor and Common Council, aud after firing sfue-de-joic in the Park, will be dismissed. (The military being under the rommand of Major Genera] Sandford, all corps desirous of uniting in the celebration w ill report to him.) IV. The City Hall and other public buildings in the Park will br brilliantly illuminated in tlic evening, (bring the eve of the anniversary ol'the battle of Palo Alto.) The illuminations to commence at eight o'clock in the evening : at which tune Signal Rockets will he sent up from thr City Hall. On Saturday, THF. EIGHTH DAY OF MAY INSTANT. In honor of the illustrious Dead that have fallen in the hat ties of Palo Alto, Besaca de la l'alma, Monterey, Buena Visti and Vera Cruz. From sunrise until sunset the flags on all the public building! will be displayed at halfmaat ; and tlie keepers of ail public buildings, mid the shipping in the harbor, are requested to dis play their Hags in tbe saint- manner throughout the day. The belli will be tolled from twelve o'clock noon, until oik o'clock P. M. By order of the joint special committee I IV l.ri/I1M<lwTf)N. 1 B. J. M ESEROLE. Committer of EGBERT BENSON, the lloard JOHN KOOTE. of Aldermen. WM. A. WALKER STEPHEN H. KEEKS,) LEWIS S. DOD. C?m of the JAMES ROBERTSON,} Board ol Ass't THOS. M'ELRATH, Aldermen. DENNIS MULLIN8. J New Vofk, May 3. 1817. 4t Dlnmoiul Pointed Gold Pens, for $1 only? John W. Greaton & Co. 71 Cedar stieet, up stairs, are now selling a Cold Pen for 73 rents, a real Diamond Pointed (Joli! Pen for $1, the Pen sold lor Bagley's Pen elsewhere at $1 50 foi $1 23, and the magnificent Bait lev Pen Si 75 only?silver Per and PrnC'l Case always included. Vou ran there get the ge .u ine Levi Brown*s Premium Pens, (the genuine are now stamp ed " Levi Brown, A. D. 1817'') and all cheaper, either whole sale or retail, than elsewhere. Buy Pens only for what thej are stamped, and he not deceived. Further Reduction?Diamond Pointed Gold Pens?J. V. Savage sells gold pens as low a.s 75 cents, penci included. The SI 75 Bagley's Pesu for $1 50. Levi Brown' i>eus, genuine, at reduced prices. Also a magnificent |ien fo M, which is<the best and cheapest peu in the city. Dou't mis take the number, 92 Kultou street. The trade supplied on tin most liberal terms. Travelling and Toilette Greasing Cases? These articles, so conducive to the comfort aiiuconvenieiici of travellers and others, can be had at the subscribers'manu lactory in great variety. They are superior to most other manufactured, from the f<ct that every thing contained in then is of perfect utility, while the coafict form of the cese render Ihetn extremely easy of carriage (J. SAUNDERS & SON, 177 Broadway. Tablet ltaxor Strops Tlirte articles havi been before the public for the last twenty-five years, an have received, during that period, the most utupiulilied appro bat ion of the b :st cutlers, and moo scientific men of this conn try and of Europe, bur sale wholesale and retail by tin manufacturers. O. SAUNDERS U SON. 177 Broadwsy, opposite Howard Hotel. Premium Wigs.?Per eon a In want of at elegant article in the shape of a Wig or Toupee, would dowel to call and eiamine the new style of Wigs manufactured In GILBERT it KLKTCHER, Practical Hair ('uttersand Wi Makers, No. 179 Broadway, opposite this Howard Hotel, u ,l?'rs. ___________ Genln given notice In rnimcquence of altering els Store he is obliged to use, for a fe w days, a room in In rear building, the eutrance to which is through the hall doui His customers will find the usual full assortment J. N. GENIN, j i 211 Broadway, oppnait* St. Paul'*. Flrcworks._K<l|(r'a Premium, Ui llllnnt nm Colored Kirework*. now itndy. Kull display* at twenty four hour* notice. Laboratory, Jepcy City, near tbc Kerry ISAAC EDGE. Jii ,Pyrotechnist. llemovaL_Cllrrhugh, Hair Cutter, lias re itinvrt) to tlie room* over, ami entrance by ST. JOHN'S HA' STOKE, 118 Uroadway, directly opposite the City Hotel. Navigation of lite Ohio IIIver. Placet. TV are. State of Rivet Wheeling April 30 7 feet , Louisville April J<> fi feet falling Cincinnati April 38 ... 6 ft 8 In. rone') Pittsburg April 39 . . A ft at a slant MOVEV MARKET. Monday, May 3_0 P. M. The stock market opened rather heavy this mornin and priced were not very firm, although there hn* bee no material decline Harlem fell off '4 percent; I,on Island^; Stonington ; Norwich and Worcester ?? Morris Canal \ ; North American Trust advanced \ I There is a movement going on in this &toek which will, I | perfected, prove immediately advantageous to the stork holders. A compromise is in theoourseof consummatlo I between the bondholders and stockholders, by which | fair and equitable division of the assets in the hands c 1 tli? receivers will be made. I nder the new constltutlor | the last conrt of appeal will be differently constitute than under the old. The rourt of errors, under the ne' constitution, will comprise the judges of tiie supreui courts, instead ofHtate senators, and all questions of la' will therefore he derided in reference solely to the lav The stockholders stand a much better chance ui der the new than under the old constitution, a though it is pretty generally admitted that their claim are superior to most others. The agent of the Eur< oean bondholders, lust before leaving this country f( I'Ondon. expressed an opinion that they might a* wo nbandnn all i Jon of over realising anything upon the! bond*. This opinion was based upon the result of n the suits between the bondholder* aud stockholders, nr the best legal authorities in the State coincide with I A Tory large amount of this stock (* held by lawyer which is prstty good evidence that t ie profession hat great faith in its ultimate value. An equitable compromise between the stockholde and bondholders would give each about fifty cents on dollar. The suits pending In the name of the receive against the debtors of ths company, oould be prosecuti vy*ifr(* <fc<4si? . i "' A with greater probability of sucooss In the event of an * < amalgamation of the interest!, than when the claimant* are divided. The attain ofjthe company could, under a compromise, lie settled in one or two years, whereas the claims of the bondholders, under the trusts, will not be Dually defined for at least ttve years, with the certainty, almost, of their elaiuis being then declared null and void. The stockholders generally are iu favor of a compromise, and It would he well for the bondholders to avail themselves of this opportunity to reulise something on thuir claims. All nf thfwu onmr,..wi?u !?.. svf which havu fur no many years been in a state of liquidation. without having inadu much progress, such u the Vicksburg. b H Batik, ami similar stocks, must ultimately be closed up with u compromise between the stockholders and other creditors. Keen In cases where the claims ul'the creditors, other than stockholders, are not : disputed, but on the contrary are legal aud just, a compromise will be resorted to, to arrive at a uioro speedy settlement. The stockholders in the North American Trust aud Banking Company must ultimately, in the event of no compromise being made with tho stockholders, realise nearly the par value of their claims. About oue million of dollars has been realised on the assets of the company, and more than double that amount will, in time, it is estimated. be realised from the assets, in a state of col lection. Should that be the case, tho stockholders will receivo about par for thler stock. The prospect of this result is so favorable, and so strong, that it is u matter of much astonishment the market value of the stock is so reduced. Tho umuunt of specie imported into this port and Boston trom the 1st of January to the 1st of May, 1847, was as annexed : ? Specie Imported?n'rw York and Boston. Boston ? January 1st to May 1st $6.715.36k New York?Januaary 1st to May 1st $5,614,884 Total for four months in 1847 $12,330,254 Tho receipts at all the other ports will not exceed two mlllioni, which would make an aggregate of about fourteen millions, principally in British gold, imported since the 1st of January last. ? Tho vaiuo of merchandise imported into and oxportcd from this port for tho month of April, 1816 and 1847, was us unnexed :? Imports into the Pout ok New York, ArRil., 1B1G and 1817. Jlpril, 1846. 1017 Merchandise, frer. .$3,228,878 1.9B7.033 Decrease, 241,815 Do. dutiable.. 4,105,303 8,330.429 Increase, 4,234,036 Total $6,331,271 10,326,462 Increase, 3002,191 Specie 106,544 3,307,064 Increase, 3,200,520 Total $6,440,815 13,723,526 $7,282,711 Kvports from thk Poar op- New Yore. Jlpril, Ittlli, 1817. Domestic Goods.,. $1,993,736 3,737,018 Increase, 1,738,282 Foreign md/.e, free.. 114,927 45,713 Deereiue, 60.214 Do. dutiable 195,508 77,385 Decrease, 118,123 Total 2,300,171 3,C60.U6 Increase, 1,550,945 Specie 519,569 93,558 Decrease, 426,011 Total *2,828,770 3,953,674 *1,124,904 The Importation of foreign dutiable goods in the month of April this year was about one hundred per cent greater than in the same month in 18-18, and tho aggregate value of the importation for the mouth, of merchandize and specie, was $7,382,711 greater than for the corresponding month last year. There has not been so largo an Increase In the exportation for April this year as we expected, being but little more than a million of dollars. The accounts which wore received by the Saraq Sands, relative to tho grain markets of Europe generally, and of Great Britain particularly, are so contradictory, and so conflicting, that it is utterly impossible to arrive at any satisfactory conclusion. The London daily, and the Liverpool weekly papers, give reports of the markets very different from those given in tho Mark Lane Express?an authority, in our opinion, very much overrated on this side of the Atlantic. It is pretty well known that the corn markets in Great Britain arc regulated by a very small number of largo operators, and that paper is supposed to be the organ of that clique. We annex a circular, pnblished in the Mark Lane I Express of the 5th instant, relative to the supply ef breadstuff's In the United Kingdom, believing it to be a very fair review of the corn trade. At all events it is the best we have seen :? British Cork Trade. In reference to any estimates, which may be formed of the total requirement, in mitigation of the various deficiencies of the last crop, we think it of great utility to state what portion thereof has already been obtained. Our circular of the 3d ult? showed, that for the cen sumption of the United Kingdom from the eommenoei merit of the consuming year, namely, the 1st of September up to the 6th of January last! thero had become available of all kinds of foreign corn and flour a quantity ! Qr'- ?J Grain. Equal to 4,388,118 We are now onnbled to add the government returns of the foreign importation into the United Kingdom in the month ending 6th February last, equal to 340,431 For the month ending the fltli ult., equal to. . 608,930 And since the 0th ult . the foreign imports Into Loudon were equal to 160,411 Do into Livorpool to 310,016 Do into other ports of Great Britain and Irelaud we est imate at equal to 300.000 So that in all a quantity equal to 0,887.886 of foreign grain has actually been rendered applicable, in the United Kingdom, towards the supply of the deficiencies resulting from the last harvest. We continue to think that regard should be had rather to tho total quantity introduced, than to the stocks at any particular time in the large places of import, for corn may be removed thence into the country, in anticipation ot demand. Taking a comprehensive view of the countries wanting. and of the countrios capable of supplying corn, the former may be classed into those where the defleiencies are large, like England and France, and those (such as the nearer Mediterranean Status) where the scarcity | has been principally occasioned by an over export of 1 their produce and stocks, to replace which a ccmparai lively trifling quantity will sufllae; the largely exporting r countries are Russia, the Danube provinces. Egypt, the * United States. and Uanaaa. tub quantities wnicn can be furnished are more definable than the estimated requirement*. The information, therefore, from the best * sources at our aommand, makes us venture to say, that r the supplies are likely to exneed general. and also our ' owiy previously expressed, expectation. i Qrs. , We cannot estimate the quantity of grain available this year for export from the lluseian ports of the Black Sea. at less than. . , 3,000.000 Nor those from the Danube, at less tbnn 1,600,000 e We also believe that Egypt and SyTia will af' ford from their last crop further shipments r_ of. *00,000 j," And that they will be able'to furnish fTom thoir new crops 600,000 The northern ports of Russia. St. I'etersbnrgh, Kiga. and Archangel will be large exporters this year of wheut. oats, and ry?-meal, and i j uot ship less than 600,000 I From the Baltic. 1'russlan, Pomeranian, and I' I Danish ports, whence cargoes aro already t' arriving, we may have at least 300,000 '' | And the United States, where the receipts i front the interior are double what they were ( I last year, with Canada, may export, upon a i | modi-rate computation 3,000.000 so that a total of 7.000,1/01) of qrs. may be exported from | the couutrics denoted, and to ullparts Insufficiency of I tonnage may retard the transmission of this corn to the | countries where it is wanted ; hut. although we form 1 tliis estimate with reluctance, and merely in the hope of >. contributing to the elucidation of an important poiut, r. we do not apprehend that these quantities will be found very widely incorrect ; the want of tonnage lias been in some measure provided for by the great number of vet" si Is which, for some time buck, have been chartered and s -nt for return grain cargoes to all parts, particularly to the Black Sea and the United .States; and the suspension 5 of the navigation laws will also facilitate a ready distribution of the required grain. r \Vith regard to the extent of the further wants of the euro importing countries, we should derm that if only 1,000,000 out of the 7.000 GeO of quarters aro obtained r by i.ngland and France, that quantity might suffice for i lliuir portending requirements, England will naturally ? receive the largest share, say 3,00,000, and this quantity, in addition to the nearly 6.000.000 of quarters alroudy applicable, as above shown, would make Indeed a formidable total; nor is It likely that the wants of France will be unsntistiod by the remaining share. In that country, B the heavy fluctuations in price, continually happening In n opposite directions, and at the same time, in places withU in a short distance of each other, apeak Uttlo for the penpie understanding the extent of their wants or their 1 nn-ans of supply. Wn profess our ignorance ns to the i particular description of grain in which their last year If crops have so lamentably fniled. and we look upon their lata fears as the natural result of defective information " acting upon nn excitable temperament. The formidable n appropriations for buying up corn in England have end, ed in the dispatch of a few n,rgoe* from our East coast, and the few thousand barrels of Hour lately sent from this port have already a losing market prepared for them, i, on arrival. . . ... ..... ,1 Ireland Is for the present filled with grain at all her outports, and it Is not unlikely that a larger portion of " potatoes may be found to have been saved than at flrst e anticipated; still, unless the loss of that crop has bean w grossly misrepresented, the demand for grain thence iney revive, and lead to a re-animation of the trade and a par' tial recovery of the very severe fall in Indian corn, but, ....i.... that demand sets in durinii the next two months. |. when supplies -will bo moderate. it may later be overbalanced by the shlomenta ( fleeted after'ihe opening of tho '* cinji*. from the I niteil Slates, ami the regular arrival* )- from the Black Hen Indian corn appear* particularly )r liable to sudden change* in it* vulue, for while, on the .. one hand, the cessation of the 1 rich demand would threaten to consign it to utter neglect, Ita peculiar eligibility aa lr a substit ul v for potatoe*.might beeaeily refclt ehould lreII land require continued relief . St cudinc** in price i* at time* incompatible with an nrtlclo like corn, expensive and deteriorating to keep, t and dependent for It* value upon the season*, much lex* g can heavy fluctuation* be avoided at a high range of rs price* lua short time we shall enter the period when ilia utr?ct of thu weather upon the growing crop* will inlliieuca the price of corn, if we were allowed to ape m culnte at all upon that event, it would lie in favor of a largo crop, not only because failure* of crep* arc the preoption* and not the rule, nor for the reason that manr< kind all over the world (except perhaps in Ireland) will d have rnada the utmost exertion* to lacroaae cultlvailon