Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 5, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 5, 1847 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALft New Vork, Wednesday, May 5, 1MT. The Caledonia. This steamer is now in her fifteenth day. She is fully due. Letters from Italy, by Mrs. J. G. B. Rome, 20th March, 184*7. The Fine Arts?The Banditti of Italy?An Adventure with them on the Road. You have always told ine never to correct an eTror ; that they always correct themselves. But in the case T am going to relate to you, it will notdo for time to make amends; for the repose of Cleomenes' soul, I must anticipate him. In my letters to you from Florence, you recollect my abuse of Cleomenes' groat work, the Venus de Medicis, for he was, 1 believe, really the artist, though some say Praxiteles was. Cleomenes was a Greek : the statue bears a Greek inscription. Oh' shadoof Cleomenes, hear my repentance and sincere penitence. Thy poor soul rw,r r-nnxe in ueace whilst such an injury was done thee ; and I burn to repair the wrong. I shall tell you how it occurred. All the valets ele place were engaged, and my time being limited, I could not wait tor one, so 1 took Godfrey, my courier, with me, and went, first of all, to see the Pitti palace. I saw there, along with a great many other objects of art, Canova's famous Venus, in a salon to herself. I left there, with his Venus fresh in my mind, to compare that with Cleomenes'in the Florentine gallery. Immediately on entering, I desired Godfrey to enquire where this Venus was. There were two Venuses in the gallery, and he came back and told me one of them was his. "Impossible," said I, " it cannot be, because it is not near so beautiful as Canova's, nor indeed anything at all like sculpture." So I desired him to go again and enquire. He went, and brought me the same reply. Whether he made the enquiries or not, I do not know. With this I left, and went home in perfect disappointment, as you could imagine by myt letter. That afternoon, in conversing with a gentleman, I expressed my feelings to him in the same manner that I did to you, and he said, " Surely you could not huve seen it;" and then told me it did not stand in the gallery, but in the Tribune room. I immediately said, "then I do not leave to-morrow, as was my intention. I must wait to see tne wonaer or me worm. 1 nus, you ?ee, 1 showed 1 had some knowledge of the fine arts. Another would have actually imagined it was beautiful, be it right or wrong; but I condemned it at once. So great was my eagerness next morning to see this piece of art, that 1 did not wait for breakfast, nor anything else, but ofl' 1 went alone; and certainly, that gentleman was right. There she stood, in the centre ot the room, with that splendid work ot art, the Apollo, beside her, by the same master, as is supposed. What were my feelings! When I entered, T took a chair, and sat down opposite to her tor ahout half an hour, without ever moving, and wept: tor I cannot help weeping when I look on a beautiful painting, or a beautiful piece of sculpture. There she stood, a little bent in the body, and her head inclining a little sideways. It was about five feet in height, and lias such an expression of modesty and simplicity, that it appears as if it only wanted the magic wand of Cleomenes to m ike it speak or move. As when Pretis de Cartona was painting the ceiling of the ?a/w? of Venus, in the Pitti palace, Ferdinand the Second came to see the work, and was so charmed with the painting of a child drowned in tears, that the painter said, " See with what facility children are made to laugh or weep;" and so saying, touched it with his brush, and the child appeared to be laughing; and then with another touch restored it to its original form.? When this Venus was found, it was in a dozen pieces; but it has been so well restored by llurnarotti, (Michael Angelo) that you can hardly discover there was ever any thing the matter wifh it. I send you a sketch of it. There are also a great many other things there worthy of seeing; but I may say 1 have beheld every thing, when I have seen the Venus de Medicis. It is the most exquisite thing I have ever gazed upon. It is worth taking a trip from New York to Florence to see it alone. i iiiiTiosi iorgoi 10 mention me anatomical preparations, in wax, which I saw in the Natural Museum. They are the most astonishing I ever looked at. It took seventy or eighty years to finish them. You see every part of the human body there, just like life.? It is really wonderful?and it is astonishing, what a number come to see them. They are among the greutest wonders existing, and so true to nature, that some persons are taken away fainting after looking at them. I had not the nerve, I must say, myself, to examine them very closely. I went through the rooms as quickly as possible. But the greatest work of all >s that of the Plague, which was executed by Abate Zumbo, a Sicilian, in the days of the Metiicis. There one sees the terrible details of the plague?there is exhibited the charnal house in all its horrors?there you see the blackening, the swelling bodies?and the rat, as if in the act of devouring?the worm, the tarantula?all engaged in the same horrible work; and the mushroom springing up in the midst of all that corruption. There you see worms gnawing at different parts of the bodies of those in the agonies of deuth? little children clinging to their mothers, as if just seized with it; und some, the already halfeaten, and others, tumbled one over the other, in the agonies of death. I assure you it made me heartily sick afterwards; but I endeavored to look at it, for the purpose of giving you an account of it; because there are those who cannot look at it at all, so true is it to life. You have to pay four or five francs to see it; it is locked up from the public. One lady, after she saw it, was taken very ill indeed. There is a portrait of the artist at one corner. It has a very melancholy cast of countenance. Now, you nee, I want to oblige you in every way possible. Nothing in the world could have tempted me to examine this collection as I did, but for that purpose. There are about twenty rooms taken up with these anatomical preparations in wax. I must now relate to you a little circumstance ' that occurred to us on our'journey here. You re- 1 collect I told you in my last, that the rouds, of : j late, are infested with banditti, and that it was j i dangerous to be out after dusk; and so it seem- 1 | "d. We got along very well until the lust day. j We passed most delightfully the first part of our j journey, without any adventures; but going along i the last day, the postillion pointed out to lis j j where a whole forest had been burned down by i the order of the Pope, to prevent those fellows from concealing themselves. It certainly was ] very interesting, but very alarming. The last , day we dallied a little too long at our dinner, and , were rather late on the road, and I kept jesting, ( every now and then : " Ah ! there they are"?to ? the postillion, who was already a little alarmed, thinking he would he too late ; but however, our heavy vehicle, which we here use, kept rolling along lazily, for there was snow on the ground, and we just nscending a steep hill. All of a sudden I heard a shrill whistle, and ?uw nt a distance a tall looking fellow tnaking towards us as fast as he could. I called out to my courier to look out; but he, thinking, as usual, | jt was nothing, paid not much attention; whsn, in nn instant, the carriage was surrounded with the most frightful looking set of fellows I ever looked at. One fellow seized the head ol the two forward horses, and the postillion remained perfectly mute?did not say a word, for he dared not. The other cutne to the carriage, and demanded what we had; " Your gold?your gold." I assure you my Italian wasol little use to me at that time. I happened to have a very beautiful little pair of pistols in my pocket, which I had purchased only the day before, when I heard of these fellows. They really are what you call pocket pistols, not being larger than a child's hand. I handed one to my courier, and I fired the other; it grazed the fellow's coat. The other happened not to be louded. Eliza was saying half u dozen Ave Marias, and blessing herI self, and James was shouting out lustily for his papa. They had but one carbine among them, and that they fired after I fired, without any injury to any one.. I think I shall never forget it. Une of the fellows?the chief of the band, I believe?exasperated to the highest degree, put his arm round my waist, and dragged me forcibly out of the carriage. At this moment the sound of wheels was heard, and two carriages came up, one filled with bishops, who were going to Rome for the Holy Week, and also a very brave young Englishman, who was well armed, and had his courier with him, also well armed. Seeing these, they dropped me, and took to fiight. Had it not been for them, I suppose I should ere long have been the brigand's bride. Any thing like the consternation of Eliza I never saw. I must tell you that when I came to, I found three bishops standing over me, blessing me, I suppose, and the other dashing snow in my face, and James as busy as any ; for they had no water, and no house was near. I have told you all I recollect of the occurrence. The old bishops and I have been the greatest friends ever since; they send me lots of ban bom, and all sorts of good things. My little pistol I would not lose for the world ; I shall show it to you when I get back. James says his mother is a fine soldier. 1 leave for Naples to-morrow, and shall return here for the Holy Week, when I shall give you an account of it. I am almost killed with the face ache. Adieu. Judicial Nominations.?Some time since the members of the bar of this city appointed a nominating committee to select candidates forjudges of the Supreme Court from this district, and tlint committee appointed u sub-committee to nominate eight gentlemen, of whom four would be selected by the nominating committee. We understand that the sub-committee have already selected six of the eight, and that they will select theremaining two|in a day or two, and make their report. Some of those who have been selected are men whose nominations we are confident will be responded to by our ^citizens generally. They are:? John W. Edmonds, Lewis H. Sandford. Daniel Lord. David B. Ogden. Hiram Ketcham and Anthony L. Robinson, Esqs. These gentlemen are well known in this community, and we think the nominating committee will find it a difficult matter to select four from the eight, provided the two yet to be appointed are as worthy as the six above mentioned. If our future judges are to be men of the calibre and acquirements of these gentlemen, the city of New York will never have reason to regret the election of judges by the people. The Merchants' Exchange.?We are glad to see that an effort is being made to increase the income of this company, and bring it up to a proper point. The Rotunda has been used as an Exchange for many years by a large number of merchants, many of whom have never paid the first cent for the privilege. The company have determined to exact from every individual or firm the established price for admission per annum, and we trust that the merchants will promptly and universally meet the demand. The Exchange is an ornament to the city, and an honor to the proprietors; and the mercantile community should do everything in its power to enable the stockholders to retain posession. Unless a proper spirit is manifested, and a proper income from the building secured, it will fall into other hands, and the stockholders lose the whole amount of their investment. The Mexican War in England.?We publish in another part of to-day's paper, some extracts from the leading press of England, on the subject of the Mexican war. The same spirit which dictates every thing that is written on the other side of the water about America runs through tlient. The editors of these papers must certainly he very anxious to hear from General Taylor, and from Vera Cruz, and San Juan de Ulua. We expect the news will soon reach them, and give thein another opportu- ' nity of relieving themselves of their superabundant feeling. These articles, it will be perceived, arc a little Punchy in their tone. Indeed, one might suppose that they were extracted front Punch, or some other paper. The Grand Illumination.?Judging from the preparations that are going on for the grund illumination and celebration on Friday next, there is no doubt that New York on that evening, will present u most brilliant and magnificent spectacle. The illumination, it is expected, w^ll be general, and the glare from the ten millions panes of glass will turn night into day. This extensive establishment, the Herald Buildinos, will he illuminated from W to 10 o'clock. The New Ship Creole, now loading ut the foot of Wall street, is certainly deserving of some attention. She is really a finely proportioned vessel, measuring nearly 1000 tons, furnished and equipped with everything modern experience and tact could suggest, ller cabin is a perfect bijou. She was built by Jabez Williams and Son lor Capt. Rattoone, as a New York and New Orleans packet. Steamer Southerner.?This splendid vessel arrived yesterday morning from Charleston, in the very short run of fifty-eight hours, full of freight and passengers. We received late Charleston papers by her, from the editors and from Captain Berry. Was she a Pirate or a Mexican Privateer 1 ?We have received the following report from /-< . I. Tlmn... ii urrived yesterday from St. Ann's May, Jainnicn : "Tuesday, March 18th, In lat. .12-11. long. 72. at .1 A. VI.. saw a ship which crossed our wake, nearly within bail; it ml by a signal given on board, we supposed all wa.? not right. At fiH saw a sail on our loe bow. which Immediately gave chase, She proved to he a low blank hermaphrodite brig. She neared us so that we could plainly listlngulsh her crowded decks. She also appeared to be well armed We have not the least doubt but that she was a piratical vessel She continued the chase until 6 I' M. when 1 she hove off for .a Swedish bark We carried a heavy press of sail all night. The next morning our chose was astern, but owing to the superior ailing of our vessel, we lost sight of her at 12 M. We Relieve that the ship and hark must have suffered from his vessel." Whether this strange snil was a pirate, or a 1 Vfexican privateer, or u vessel of war, it would | iot be amiss to despatch one of our cutters in < uirsuit of her, to overhaul her if she be a pirate ( >r privateer, or give her a bit of advice if she be I man of war. Ist.ani) of (Viu.?The Philadelphia Bulletin { ays that a very intelligent Cuba Planter, now e ojoumlng in that city, In tna course of a conversation a 'ii Sunday, relative to the destiny of that island, boldly v jeelared that lie looked forward to the day. and prayed v r 't? ly arrival, when the stars and stripes should o lost over it. He was convinced that a republican gov- n rntnent was the best, to live under, and the best to v maintain. ? ? ? tl i 1.1 stone of a Presbyterian church is to be u aid at lennlngton. N .1 , to-day The church is to be a built in ths purely gothli stye of the 19th century ft Thmtrlrnl, Pvr.a Tiiiitii?By request Mr l'orr?# last n'(iht appeared at the Park iu the character of Metamora. TUU baa with a great dual of justice been called hia master-piece. It certainly la a great character, and so well adapted to Mr. Forrest's peculiar powers, that it is emphatically his. The points made, to use the common expression, are not so brilliant as to excite peculiar admiration. although there are some good ones in the piece ; but it is the whole, the truthful delineation of the noble Indian character, the contempt for danger, the wily reasoning which is so well known to belong to the character ; the cordial hatred, the faithful friendship, ell these are so faithfully pourtrayed by Mr. Forrest, that to one at all acquainted with the character of our aborigines the exhibition uppears a splendid achievement. Nahmeokec. as played by Mrs. Abbott, is also a beautiful piece of acting In fact, at the Park, all the parts are well played. After the tragedy the 'invisible Prince" was performed, greatly to the gratification of the fun loving. To-night Mr. Forrest appears as Aylmere, in ' Jsck Cade." Bowery Thestke.?This is positively the last night but two of Mrs. Shaw's engagement, an announcement that we know will bo received with regret by her friends and admirers. She will appear this evening us Mrs. Mailer, in the favorite play of the 44 Stranger." We are inclined to suy something in praise of Mrs. Shaw's acting, and we would do so, were it not that It is supertluous. She is so well known nud so much admired tliut to do so would be a work of supererogation. The drainu of " Sixteen Striug Jack, or the Highwayman of llounslow." will be udded. Mr. Alexander.?We Jielieve that this is the lost week that Mr. Alexander, the great magician, will hold forth in this city?so that all who wish to see his extraordinary tricks, have but one opportunity to do so. During his stay among us Mr. Alexander lias been visited by hundreds of our citizens, whom be delighted and puzzled night after night with his magical tricks and slight of hand deceptions. We hope that he will receive the success that he deserves in the places that he intends to visit after leaving here. He carries with him the endorsement of New Vork. where he is acknowledged as the most accomplished magician that has performed here in u number of years. Van shall Garden.?An hour oan be very well spent witnessing Eaton, the veteran pedestrian, performing his great feat at Vauxhall Garden. It will end on Saturday next, when that wonderful man will have either failed or succeeded in aooomplishing his great u ndertaking. Barnes Williams.?This young Irish comedian is drawing full bouses at the Chatham. He has muoh linnroved in bis acting. The experiment of a email theatre, at Newark, is about to be tried. There is to be a performance to-night, in which Mr. Nickinson, formerly of the Olympio, and Mrs. Harrison, formerly of the Park Theatre, in this city, are to appear. Miss Barnes is also engaged, and was to have appeared on Monday evening last, but was prevented by sudden indisposition. Success to the enterprise. It is said thatthoChesnut street theatre, Philadelphia, is to be torn down. Collins, the Tory clever Irish eomedian, was to take a benefit at St. Louis, on the night of the 26th. lie bud drawn crowded houses during his whole engagement. The Athenaeum opened at Cincinnati on Monday, 26th ult. Mrs. Mowatt delivered an opening address, written by herself. There were more than 1.600 persons present. The "Lady of Lyons" was selected as the opening play. Mrs. Mowatt and Mr. Davenport sustaining the principle parts. 1 Signer Rosste, magician and ventriloquist, gives a per- ' Formance at Bleecker Hall, Albany, this evening. i Musical. Italian Opksa.?The " Barber of Seville" is to bo i performed at Palmo's this evening, when all who are dis- J posed to laugh can do so with a good will. Samjuirico's Dr. Bartolo is in itself irresistible, and Beneventano's personation of the merry barber is also a capital thing. It will be remembered also that Pico sings in this opera. Camfanolouian Band op Bell Ringehs.?These remarkable performers are now giving their last series of concorts at the Apollo Saloon, prior to their departure for Europe. Their history is perhaps as curious as their performances are remarkable. We have beforo stated thatthev were not Swiss but Englishmen; they hail from the county of Lancashire, and not Yorkshire; from a town distant six miles lrom Manchester, called Oldham, noted for its manufactories, as is Manchester, and the whole county. They were all taught to work at the different branches of trades, such as mechanism. SDinuinir. wearing and carding. The idea (we are informed by one of the company) vai first suggested to them by an old time-honored custom in many part* of England, of chiming the church bells on festival occasions. Having practised bard, and long after work was done at night, sometimes until two and three o'clock in the morning, they had attained a considerable degree of perfection. They then only used one octave; with these they continued to practise, continually increasing the number of bells used, until they acquired confidence to embolden them to give an exhibition in public. Their first attempt was made at a file champelre, given to bis Excellency Sir Charles Napier, in 1841. at the Royal Amphitheatre. Liverpool; there were present on the occasion about six thousand persons. Their success in some of their primary notes produced such an impressson. that the audience could not be restrained from giving their most boisterous manifestations of pleasure. This so disconcerted them, that in the subsequent part of the exhibition they entirely failed. Nothing daunted, however, they continued to practise, and finally went to Loudon, and performed in presence of select audiences of the nobility, where their success was so great as to embolden them to appear in public. The sequel of their history is already known in England and America, where their brilliant performances have alike astonished and delighted thousands and tens of tliuusands of all classes. They are all young men, none of them over thirty years of age So perfect and well sustained is their harmony, that on more than one occasion, persons have been led to suspect that they were accompanied by some concealed instrument. This was recently the case at the President's house, In Washington, where the venerable Mrs. Madison was so astonished at the performance, and so convinced that such strains could not be elicited from the simple bells before her. that she requested permission to examine the table, to satisfy* herself if there w;is not a band of musicians concoaled under it. The cloth was removed, but no musicians, nor any instruments discovered, save only the ltingers and the magic bi lls, from which the same soft strains as before continu- 1 ed to How. Christy a Minstrels.?Anotner opportunity or near- t Ing those celebrated individuals can be had this evening. < at the .Mechanics' Hall. We suppose our citizens will < avail themselves of it. De Meyer and Burke lately assisted at a concert given in Clneianati by Mr. Knoop, the celebrated performer I on the violoncello, who has on several occasions played for them at their concerts. j Sporting Intelligence. Ckntretille Course, L. I.?There is to bo a pacing purse contended for to-day, at this course. Five of tho 1 fastest pacers in the country are entered for the contest. ( Among the number la Captain Waugh, who has performed his mile in public (with Aggy Down and Cayuaga 1 Chief) in 2.'17; Village Boy, also, can make tho dust fly. 1 and each of the other three have great pretensions to speed. They will make a splendid race, and ull who can.will, doubtless, be there, bee advertisement for pur- ( titulars. ! Foot Race.?There was an Immense crowd at Algiers < yesterday, to witness the foot race oil the Bingaman ' course, for a purse of f.100?distance five miles. Onlytwo < men started: Cornelius Desmond, of Boston, und John ' Smith, tho Mountuineer, of Now York Smith gave up ' after running two miles. Desmond completed the live 1 miles in thirty two minutes sixteen seconds.?New Or- 1 leans Jtutletin, .Ipril 26. 1 A Mr. Allen, of Savannah, made the following game of ( ten pins, ou an ullcy H4g'ect in length a few days since. 30, 00, 'JO. 120,160, 18(f. 210, 240, 270. 300. Brooklyn City Intelligence. Highway Rohuerv and I'rouarle Murder.? 1 A daring ease of highway robbery, and perhaps murder, occurred in South Brooklyn on Monday night last. ( The victim is a Mr. Alva llotchkiss, clock-maker, doing business at No. 330 Hudson street, New York, and re- ' siding in South Brooklyn. After Mr. Hotehklss had , finished his business.that evening, he proceeded towards i home as usual, and when he wan in Clinton street, at ' the intersection of Harrieou, ho was waylaid by some | ruffians, who, it is supposed, followed him from New < York, knockod down with a club, and his pockets rifled 1 of a gold watch, and seventy dollars in money. Miseries . for help nttrncted tho attention of some persons in the i vicinity, who went to the place where he was lying, and ' found him bleeding profusely from a dreadful gash in the head He was removed to Dr. Moriarty's resi- 1 dence, where he received every necessary attention' and whore he remnlns in a precarious state. It m , doubtful wliother he will survive the injuries. The ( authorities of Brooklyn owe It to the character of ' the city to use every means to ferret out and arrest | the perpetrators of this diabolical act; bnt if the police f force of that place were greater than it Is, It probably 1 would not have occurred. We understand there is but j odo watchman In that section of the city, 1 Since the nbove was written, we have learned that on 1 examining the wounds inflicted on him, it was found that ^ the scull was fractured in two places, and that the blow i which caused the most Injury was made In front. It is "opposed that he was first struck from behind, hut the J blow not having the effect intended by the ruffians who ' inflicted it. he turned round to defend himself, and In j loing so, was struck another, which felled him. Thisvifw in oorronoraion ny rne met. mat traces 01 moon were uis overed yesterday morning around a whole Mock.which, t Ik supposed. proceeded from the none01'one of the ruf- ( lane, wtio was Ktrnck by Mr llotchkls*. These drop* of flood were tracked a long dietance, nntil they reached a j| iou*e near the water in Columbia street. On entering ^ hi* house, the ofBcer* who were* coniiiiisKioned to ferret lut the perpetrator* of the crime, ascended a flight of tairs until they reached a room, the entrance to which ra* marked in the same way The door of thia room |( oik immediately opened, ana the officer* entered. The nly person they at first found there was a boy, whoso .nswers about who hi* father was, ike . tte . were ery unsatisfactory. After having made a few nqulrles of this nature, the officers heard a noise which liev thought proceeded from under the bed. On looking ''j niler it they found a woman,who was very much excited ' t her being discovered. On ouestloning her she in>rtned the officers that her husband was not in? that he '' belonged to n lighter, but that he wan not ont late on the night of the robbery and a "milt The auspicious manner in which thl* woman acted, together with the blood track* to the room, were sufficient, iu the opinion Of the ofleert. to justify her arrest. She was accordingly arrested, and a sharp lookout kept for her huahand. who wa* likewlae arrested in the rourae ef the afternoon in Now Vork. Hi* name i* Hawkhurst. and the place where he has lired is the worst of the worst parts of Brooklyu. and in the lmmediute vicinity of Kelsey'a alley. At the last accounts Mr. Hotchkim wa* alive, but the chances of hi* surviving the injuries were, as Dr. Moriarty said, one million to one against him. City Intelligence. Militia.?We regret to learn that ail attempt haa been made, in the House of Assembly, to take from General Striker, and coufer on a junior Major General, the command of our city militia This wc cannot but deprecate?taking a military view of the matter?because it invades, or, rather, destroys the principle of subordination. so essential to tbe existence of a military force, and which principle has prevailed in every land since the commencement of the world. If long service and ohililw (a tlitm tn )ih rsiuriirHitil in mir St.uiu utt.l maniwu the sanction of a legislative body, in futuro no honorable man will accept a military oflioe; and emulation, so necessary to the existence of our citizen soldiery, will no longer be found in their ranks, because they will be in momentary danger of being superseded. We trust our legislative military committees, and the members generally, will not sanction i his proceeding, or allow u bill with such provisions to pass. Castle Garden?Illumination.?Messrs. French St Hciscr. the proprietors of the above healthful loeatioii, have ten thousand variegated lamps for sale. To those who wish to outvie their neighbors in splendor, on Friday night, we would say call ut Castle Garden, and you cau have those beautiful lamps very ebeeap, as they an* now of no use to the proprietors, by the use of those lamps the carpets will bo preserved from grease, and they can be fitted up at a very trilling expeuse by thin wire extended ueross the windows. A line opportunity for those whose patriotism impels them to render the illuiniuation as magnificent us they possibly can, in honor of the chivalrous acts and military achievements of tho American army, which have encircled the brow ot old Rough and Ready, and his compeers, with imperishable fame. Boston Paters.?We have to acknowledge the usual favor of Boston papers, by tho Springfield and New Haven route, from Mr. E. S. Dennis. Death bv Disease of the Heart.?Coroner Walters was called yestsrday to bold an inquest}at No. 330 Third Avenue, on the body of Duvid Kently, a native of Ireland, aged 49 years, who died suddenly on Monday evening. Verdict?death by disease of tno hoart. Farmers' Club. Tuesday, May 4.?Col. Clarke in the chair. The olub opened with the usual desultory routine, by the Secretary reading copious extracts from the Highland Agricultural Society on tho subject of potatoes, proving that the influence of the blight extended to almost all the vegetable kingdom, as well as to many forest and olhor trees. Upon the evidence of several Agricultural reporters, who were deputed to visit various sections of the highlands, and return the experience of their missions, it was amongst other discoveries, ascertained, that tho orops sown with the newest aud freshest seed, were less affected than those prodtlped lrom the old ; that those raised from the apple never failed, while late planting, In a great measure, caused an escape from the disease. A letter from A. Clarke, of Troy, was read, containing extracts from the proceedings of the model farming socleties in Scotland and Dublin, the principles of instruction, the diffusion of teachers through these countries, and the success of the system. The Georgia wlue, alluded to at the last meeting, tho manufacture of the Hon. Mr. Tyrrell, of Sparta, was received, with soveral recipes for making vinegar and wiue. A committee consisting Df Alderman Hail, Gon. Talinadge, and Professor Mapes, were deputed to " try tho wine," report its perfection, and send a portion to the Professor of the State Agricultural Sooiety at Troy, to tost its merits also. It appeared to many of the members present, rather a churlish method of distributing

the present; but the duty of analyzing Its virtues was consigned to good and experienced judges, who, no doubt, will return, as all jurors are conscientiously bound to do, "to the best of their belief and judg mem, a veruici accoruingiy. rue report 01 tne committee appointed by the State Legislature, at Albany, upon the petition of the American Institute for a grant towards an agricultural school or college, to be located in the vicinity of this city, was read. The document contains every fuct that could promote the adoption of so popular and indispensable an institution, fortified by irresistible arguments of expediency and absolute necessity, and concluded with the cheering prospect of the ultimate success of the petition?the committee recommending strongly the prayer of the memorial. A letter wus read from Nathan K. Kly. offering to any member of the club .100 bushels of charcoal for agricultural experiments. which may be obtained gratuitously from his factory at Williamsburg, L. I., or 4o Front street. The distribution of the Van Schenck premium of $1000 to be awarded by the American Institute, at the 20th unuual fair, in October next, was thus detailed. The silk to be of the growth of the United States, and to bo mauufactured within the year? For the best piece of silk stuff, 27 inches in width, and 00 yards in leugth $ AO For the best piece of siik for handkerchiefs, 00 yards in length 30 For the best piece of silk velvet, not less than 20 yards 20 For the best qualities of silk ribbon, not less than 12 pieces, of 10 yards each 20 For the best reeled silk, not less than 10pounds. ... 10 For the second bust do. do. .... 6 For the best sewing silk, of any colors 10 It est bushel of peauut cocoous 10 Second best do 0 The plan of the Cream Hill Agricultural School, West Cornwall, Ct, was laid on the table. Colonel Clark drew the Attention of the Club to the position of Captain lieKay. and the necessity that existed for promoting a fuud, as was done at Boston in the case of the Jamestown, to defray his expenses in his benevolent mission to Kurope with the Macedonian. A committee consisting of Colonel Clarke. Judge Van Wycke, Messrs. Hyde, Williamson, Brush, Doctors Underbill and Field and General Chandler, were named, with full powers to act and carry the proposition through. The advanced hour of the day elicited ou the stipulated subject of discussiou the dairy, but one remark. Colonel Clarke in alluding to the Infinite inventions of churns, and the diversified process of butter making, stated the following method as the most simple and efficient. Spread and secure u close cotton cloth in a dishing form, over a tub, into which place the cream which has been collected iu the ordinary way, for a few days previously, at uight, and in the morning the butter-milk will have percolated through the cloth anil left the butterous portions on it. This will only bo required to be worked over and ticaled in the same way as when separated by churning. After a few pnrtrhent remarks from General TalmaUgo in the benefits of the agricultural oollege in particular, Mid ou agricultural scieuce in general, the Club adjournal the subject of the dairy to their next umotiug, the ihird Tuesday in May. Board ok Scpkrvisors, May 4.?Alderman Livingsrorc in the Chair.?The minutes of the nrccedinir meet ing wore road and approved. Jhlli 1'aid,?Stephen Heuitis, for keeping the Tombs ;lean, $30 37, for the month Of April; R. W. Boyer. a bill of $1!) 25, for arresting a fugitive from justice in Philadelphia. Reportt Adopted.?In favor of relieving John Peniberton, Bernard Maguire, Joseph W. Bradley, Eli White, and George S. Gibbous, In accordance with the prayer of their petitions?adverse to any relief in the mutter of the petitions of J. Y. Smith and James Gufl'ney. Rilli.?The bill of Mr. Fry of the Upper Police, after a long discussion on various items contained in it, was referred buck to tho Committee on Police and Prisons. The Board then adjourned. Police Intelligence. Arrest of Ilurglars.?Officer Corneen, of the 3d Ward, arrested on Monday two black fellows called Tom Klmore and llenry Nation, in Orange street, whom the Ulcer found endeavoring to sell some silver spoons; aud on conveying them before Justice Drinker, it was ascertained that the property belonged to Mr. llobert Craighead, residing at No. 23 2d street, whose premises was burglariously entered on Sunday night, by forcing open the rear basement window, uud stealing therefrom a [ loth coat, 10 silver spoons. 2 dessert nud a salt spoon. % breast piu, and other property, vulucd in all ut$72. the major part of which has been recovered -by the above officer. Justice Drinker committed the accused for trial. Escaped Convict Arrested.?Officer Brady of tho 7th ward, arrested last night a fellow called William Powell, an escaped convict from Blackwell's Island?he was sent back to his old quarters. Arrest an Suspicion.?Officer Watson, of the fith ward, arrested ou .Monday night, a woman called Hannah Johnson, on suspicion of stealing a gold watch and a $.' bill, belonging to a countryman, who was rusticating an the Five Points. Docked up for trial. Jlurglary.?A room in the dwelling-house No. 39 Warren street, was burglariously entered by some thief. ?bout li o'clock on .Monday evening, stealing therefrom a head ornament, set in gold, 15 gold linger rings, t> breastpins, and a gold pencil case, valued in all at ;j>30. A man wts seen to leave the bouse ubout that time, who was dressed in a tight coat, and apparently about 30 years of *?< Stealing h'nirei and Farkt.?Officer Patterson, of the 1(1 ward, arrested, on Monday night, two thioviugl'?okng chaps. called Wm. Lewis and John C. Spencer, on a hurge of stealing a lot of knives and forks and other aricles. valued In all at $11 7ft, belonging to Mr. John i'oorhees, residing at No. 34 Whitehall st. Locked uji ty Justice Drinker. Anothtr.?The dwelling house No. 423 Ilroadway, occupied by Mr. Wm. Shuyard, was burglariously entered in Monday night by some thieves, who cut a pane ol' {lass in the basement window, undid the fastening nnd tbtained admittance, stealing therefrom a white alabaser clock, a musical box, a black cloth over cloak, a jrnwn cloth shawl, embroidered, a light silk umbrella and diver plated cup, together with several pots of preserves. ,'alued In all at $00. Arrett of Gambler?.?Officer Wm. II. Stephens, of the ower police, arrested on Monday last three gentlemen >y the names of Sherlock Hillman. John Humpter. and A'm. Aldrie.il, on a warrant issuea by Justice Osborne, vherein they stand charged with winning $1,000 nt the tame ot faro, from Maarito A. Suber at various sittings, t appears that Suber states in his affidavit, that on the 1 Iftth of April last, he lost at the above game $700, nnd at 1 mother time within twenty-four hours $80(1 If Mr. 1 luberhad won $800, we much doubt if any complaint vould have been made at the police office. Justice Osjorne held them each to bail in $8,000 for their appenrince at Court. I Robbed in the Park.?Officer McManus, of the Sixth f vard. arrested a woman called Mary Calfury and Pntrirk f afTery, on a charge of robbing a man by the name of | limpson of his pocket book, wiille in the Park on Men- i ay night. Justice Drinker locked them both up for rial. . Charge of Rape.?Officer Cornoen, of the Sixth ward, rrested a black fellow called Derrltt olllns, on a oharge (v f committing a rape on the person of Maria Morgan lias Cooly. residing nt the corner of Little Water street nd ( ross street. Justice Drinker locked him up for ex- " mhiation. ___ ' Sir rukrn Tklkorapm.?Po?tn are now being [ reeled for the telegraph at both ends of the lino from ? Washington to New Orleans The lirst instalment on r re shares was called for at New Orleans last week.? t I alt Sun, May 4. ? The flood Time that Is earning to nudco all of the Human Hare, good, Intelligent, astir* and liappy, by Hubert Owen. The experience of the pant, gradually derived ffoin the discovery of oue unchanging fact after another, i* now. If wisely und kimlly applied, sufficient to terminate for ever the very gross state of Irrationality iu which the population of the world, through born ignorance, has been kept and is now involved. It is only now that thin experience has made it evident to those ?ho observe and reflect accurately aud extensively, that there la but one true permanent interest among the human race, und which wdi remain through all succeeding generation* When this interest can be made palpable to the ruliug powers of society, they will, of necessity, act upon it, because their own happiness and that of their immediate aud distant posterity will dvpeud upon it. aud this desire for happiness now called seltlsliuess is that which bus been made pertucutly und geuerully to iuflui uce all that lias life. Human nature from the beginning has born created to be thus inllueuced for the wisest purposes, oven us it is now obvious, to poruianeullv secure the highest happi uess for our race. W hat does the past experience of mankind now provu to be for their highest permanent happiness.' lst.|Thut the earth shall be made healthy, fruitful, and pleasant for their habitation. 3d. That each one of the family of man shall be made superior in temper, mind, manner and conduct. lid. That the human race shall be trained gradually to become one funiily. united cordially in interest and affection. and all competition, coutosts. and wars, between them to cease forever. 4th. That all shall be well nducatud in a family equality. and well employed, placed and governed according to age and capacity, as in a well eouductedfamily. otll. Thut the head of the family shall be alone respon sible for the physical, mental, moral and praetical character givcu to its children, and each child through a proper education from birth, shall be made, by giving iiiin an accurate knowledge of his own nature, to have pure charity for the varied character and conduct of every other member of the family, even when at birth, they may have been imperfectly formed. 1 his imperfection itself ^beiug a cause to require from the family more care, attuntiou and sympathy to make amends, as far as may be practicable, for this imperfection of nature. But in two orthrco generations, parents will be so improved by these new principles that the natural defects of past and present errors, may be confidently expected to cease, and a superior progeny or infant material he produced at birth. To effect this change, society must he re-organized from its formation, through all its ramifications. Vet the chango must not be effected through violence or disorder, but wisely, with foresight. prudently and gradually, it should be executed in like manner as the world is uow superseding the old physical roads by railways, or not improperly culled mental railways; railways being emanations from mental discoveries through the accumulation of facts affording the required experience. 6. That there shall be no drones or useless members trained in this family; hut all. according to age and power, shall be made to be efficient, and always beneficially but pleasantly occupied for the general good and happiness of the family, as well as of the individual. i. x tini, uii'rr nuwi u? uu iuuiu uiphuvi.h?u wi pnvaw property than there la now in a well ordered family: but that the natural individuality of each male and female shall be amply provided for through life, and more effectually than under the existing system. 8. That the great family of man shall be divided into branches, each branch composed of numbers that can be the most conveniently well lodged, fed, clothed, educated. employed, amused and governed. 9. That each branch shall be cordially united in interest and affection, with every other branch, even when they shall extend over continents and the world. When thus widely extended, u friendly family communication may be easily made daily between tncm by the lightning telegraph. 10. Kacli of these family branches to bo always open to every member of the great lautily, wherever two upartments in them are unoccupied and disengaged. 11. That these family branches shall never exceed three thousand mon, women, and children, in their usual proportions. 12. That the land occupied by each branch shall oxtend, according to natural fertility and other circumstances, from one to two acres for each individual of all ages, which quantity, under this system, will be ample for their support forever. 13. That dwellings, properly constructed, fireproof, and united to form a largo square, will afford greater advantages with fewer disadvantages than any other present known arrangements; and thus will all the family branches be relieved from the inferior and injurious arrangements of streets, lanos. courts, alleys, and all BUch vicious places for human residences. 14th. The arrangements for business will be upon the same principles; generally in the form of a square, free, open, spacious, healthy and as pleasant as tho eruptions which the family knowledge and means will admit. 15th. Instead of the present most i rational. opposing, and injurious classification of thers wi be a family classification and guvernn- , than the present, and much more licial than tho existing isolated family arrangem- A new classification devised to produce ana tribute wealth, well-educate, employ, and goveri will be made by superior arrangements, a pi- and everlasting pastime, and in which there win no wate of materials. capital, or time. Probably much less than the present irrational waste of materials, capital, time and labor, made under tho present system of ignorance, poverty, disunion and crime, will be sufficient to build up tliis new state of society, uud produce in perpetuity the happiness promised in the millunium. Kith. As inau is. to an illimitable extent, the creature of tho circumstances in which he is placed ; these family townships to be so formed, arranged and constructed (hat not one inferior circumstance of man's creation shall be introduced, or if introduced through error, allowed to remain. After the formation of regular organization oi theso townships or family residences, the only slaves or servants found within them will be those of superior mechanism and chemistry, always obedient to dJi-nj.linn KIiivcm unit ?prv!Lntn should be. and in future will be, lilouu made of wood, iron, brass. or matcriuls without sensation or conscious degradation. Humau .slaves and servants will be objects too irrational and inferior to be Heun by children intended to be well educated. The few simple lawn requisite, even in the prosout half barbarous state of society, for the preliminary government of these family townships, have been published in a proposed constitution for the State of Now York, with detailed reasons for each of its lawa;but after the present erroneously trained generation, the succeeding generations. educated and placed ns stated, to become rational beings will require only four permanent fundamental laws of humanity to govern all the affairs of the family townships over tne world. These four unchanging fundamental laws of humanity are. f irst. That the Creating Spirit of Nature, or God, has crcatud the general qualities of humanity which form man. and given to each individual at birth, without his knowledge, tho peculiar compouud of those qualities, which he is thereby forced to possess, and for which lie can deserve no praise or blame. Second. That this Infant material is given, in tho most ductile state to society, to form, or manufacture according to its knowledge, into un inferior and irrational being, or into a superior rational being. And thus God creates the material, and society manufactures it into an inferior or superior fabric or being, without the pc ssibilj ity of opposition from the material or will of the Individual. Third, That the feelings, thoughts, opinions and conduct of each of those beings are always the natural and necessary combined results of his organization, aud of the influences upon it. by tho circumstances.whether inferior and bad, or superior and good, in ivhieh society places it. And thus, tho whole character of man is formed for him, and may bemado by society either good or bad, regardless of the supposed free will of the individual Fourth, That man. like nil that has life desires to be happy, and when the means by which it may be obtained has been discovered and made obvious to him. he will,of necessity, most willingly pursue it, if sufficient physical and mental power have been previously given to him: and if they have not. it is his misfortune, and tiie cause is in nature and society, and the iiidividuul instead ol punishment requires more rare, attention, sympathy and aid, in proportion to Ills natural incapacity, or the Ignorance Of society in mulforiniug his character. When any generation of adults shall act juBtly to infants and children, uud therefore beneficially to itself, by making all its arrangements, laws, governments anil institutions in aecordance with these four fundamental laws of humanity, all anger, ill-will, contests, violence, wars, falsehood, and all crimes, will cease over the whole earth; and the world will be governed by kindness, and charity directed by sound ami consistent judgment, i nstead of the irrational principles hitherto alone practised, of force, fears, fraud and falsehood. Thus Is the great problem of the age solved, and this is the good tune that is coming. ROBERT OWEN. New York, April '26, 1817. law Intelligence Hitrkmf Court, May 4th.?Present, Chief Justice Bronson and Justices Bcardsloy and Jewitt?After hearing a few unimpurtant motions, tho Court took up the calendar, aud proceeded as far as 39, find then adjourned. U. S. District Court.?Before Judge Betts.?Saml. IVilliamt rs The Hark lion a I ilsnn.?The iibellatit, who was one of the hands on hoard the hark, was discharged after the arrival of the vessel at Cadiz. He filed the present libel to recover three months wages, for tho time lie was on shord, on the ground that tho discharge was without the assent of the American Consul. < oi ht?It appearing, upon the pleadings and proofs in this ease, that tho wages earned by the liliellaut on hoard the hark, were paid and satistWd in full, prior to the cotnineneement of this suit; and that, although the libellant was discharged from said vessel by the master, it was at his own request, hut without the assent or authorization of the American ( otimil at the port of Cadiz being shown to have been given thereto, yet it further appeared, that inn iini-uiint wnn again received on Doara said vessel at Aid port, and returned in her to tho port of Now York. I where ho shipped tor tho voyage, and was thorn paid off, and gave hi* receipt in full for his wage* and all demand" against the raid vowel?It is considered by the Court, that the nhellant is not entitled, on these facts, tocolleet by this Action three months wages, because of his disfharge At the port of Cadiz, tut aforesaid; wherefore, It is decreed, that the libel In tbiscAHe be dismissed, and that inch party satisfy and pay their own costs. ''ttirriT CofnT ?Before Judge Nelson.?Sentencei ? lohn II Wood, convicted of counterfeiting and uttering Mexican quarter dollars, was this morning sentenced to ivo years imprisonment in the State prison. Ueorge stewart. convicted of larceny on the high sens, he having itolen fourteen pieces of broadcloth, on board the ship .ivirpool, on her last homeward voyage, was sentenced oslx months imprisonment in the Penitentiary. Commo.a Pleas, May 4tl? ?Before Judge liigrahani Vfev.i (}. Leonard, Com'r. 4 i ,r?. Jlmoa llohhiu*. 1 his vas an action brought at th" Instance of the Sportsmen s Hub, under section three of the act of May. 1X37. entiled. ' An act to amend titlTi Id of chapter 30 of fljrst. ind latter parts of tho llevised Statutes; entitled ' An ict for the pressrvatlnn of deer and certain game ami ithar animals, passed March. 1X33.' " to recover penalies for an alleged violation of thu act. It appeared hat the acts prohibited the killing of certain animals, iinongst wliicli were i|uails and partridges, for a certain lumber of months in the year, and also front exposing hem for sale, under a penalty of $ > for killing and f>.< for xposing for sale each bird. On the 33d October, 1840 \ * which was within the prohibited period defendant *i' pored and fold in Fulton Market a basket of quails and partridges, wbioh the plaintiff allege* was a violation of the act, and sucks to recover two peualties. one for killing and the other for exposing for sale The principal defence was that tlie birds were killed in Connecticut, aud sent to this market for sale, aud are not within the letter or spirit of the act. The Court charged, that under the statute the plaintiff lias a right to recover I tor tho number of birds exposed to sale. After reciting l the sections of the act under which the action was brought, the question, be said was, did the defendant exi pose for sale these birds in market. On that point there | could be no doubt, because It was proved tuat he sold | some of them; the only question is how many he did Sell 1 lie said he had some doubts as to the other question | raised by defeudaut's counsel, but that would be disposed of hereafter by the full court; the only question the 1 jury had to decide is asftu the amount of the penalty, I which must be calculated by the number of birds he exposed to sale and bad in his possession in market at the time testified to by the witnesses, iu violation of the statute. Sealed verdict this morning. For plaintiff, Messrs. Porter and McMahan ; for defendant, Brown and Tomlinson Alexander Fraur vi. John McCarty.?This was an action on a promissory note dated December 7, IM45, made by defendant, payable to the order of K. kJmmfL for $350, and endorsed by Kimball to plaintiff "The defence set up was usury. Verdict for plaintiff for the amount claimed. Circuit Court, May 4.?Before Judge Kdmouds. The Forgery Caie.?The case for the prosecution closed on Mondny evening. The defence was then opened by Mr. spencer, wno siaieu iney wouiu prove, most conclusively, by a number of tbe most respectable witnesses, thut every part of the draft was in the handwriting of the late Sidney Smith. Mr. Babfock was the first witness called this morning He proved the receipt of the letter, In which it Is alleged the draft was enclosed, or was written at the bottom of it, but did not prove ha saw the draft at the time* the letter was opened. He also proved the circumstances connected with the presentation of tlie druft, and of his own arrest, ice. Mrs. Uabcock was iilso examined in relation to the letter, after which the court adjourned. Court or Gcm? ral Sessions, May 4.?Before Recorder Scott and Aldermen Benson and I'arker.? Grand Jury.?At the opening cf the Court thia morning, the following named gentlemen wore sworn as members of the (Jrand Inquest for the term, vis:?William H. Kails, (cashier of Traders'Bank.) Foreman; James H. Cook, liunjaiuiu D. Cooper, Wood Gibson, Rowland Hill, Manrice S. Kerrigan, C. W. \LUlhank. Noah Stoddard, Jas. .VI. Taylor. John M. 8l*iwlT, Aaron Close, James H. Packard, Henry P. Cropsy. James Curr. Cornelius Stephens, Jacob V. D. Wyoknff, George Buckland, Peter Oilsey, John Staats, Jeremiah C. Lamphia. and Robert A. Hagerty; who, after the eharge of the Recorder, retired to commence their duties Trial for Receiving Stolen Goodt.?Samuel Webster was then placed at the bar for trial, on a charge of receiving stolen property. On the part of the prosecution it was shown that on the Stli of Decembor last, a Mr. Benj. Greene had u coat, which he purchased in Troy for $22, stolen ; that it was subsequently found in possession of a Vlr. Davenport, who stated that he had bought it of Webster, and conduoted Mr. Greene to the prisoner's place of business, when Webster denied having any knowledge of the coat. It was also shown that Mr. Davenport bought the coat for $4, although the prisoner at first asked $12 for it. The Iury found the aocused guilty, and the oourt sentenced ilm to be Imprisoned in the penitentiary for B months, and pay a fine of $160. Plea of Guilty ? Jamos Grade, indloted for an assault and battery on tdward Skinner, entered^ plea of guilty. Sentence deferred until Saturday next. The oourt then ujournou until to-morrow morning. Court Calendar,Tiiii Day.? Superior Court?1, 2, 6, 10, 14. 15. 10, 17, 18, 20. Common Pleat?18, 27. 49, 78,78,268, 20, 33, 35, 40,45, 47, 48, 59, 70, Political and Personal. Doctor Jacob Wagensellor, one of our 8tate Sonators, li dead. Dr. W. wag In this city during the greater part of the winter, under tho treatment of our skilful physicians, and returned this spring to his residence at Helfnagrove, to die. He was universally respected and esteemed.?Phila. Evening Bulletin. The whigs throughout Maryland ore to hold primary meetings to appoint delegates to theCounty Conventions, on the 15th instant. The complimentary dinner to Commodore Conner, at Philadelphia, will take plaoe on Thursday next at 6 P. M., at the Columbia House, Cbcsnut street. It will no doubt be an elegant affair. The charter election, in Wilmington, took plaoe yesterday. PROGRAMME Of the Arrangements made by the Joint Special Committer appointed by the Common Council of the City of New York, to make arranKeiiienti for the Celehralion of the Great und Gtoriout Victories that hate beer achieved by the American forcet inthe war now existin ' A, / . en the United States and Mexico. /"The Committee have selected Friday, the 7th day of May, instant, as the day on which to celebrate the Victories of ralo Alto, Ursacade la Palma, Monterey, Buena Vista and Vera Crug, and the arrangements for the day are as fellows:? At sunrise a National Salnto will be fired from the Battery, and the national llag will be displayed from all the public buildings. II. A salute ef One Hundred Ouns will be fired rt twelve o'clock at noon, at the following places, vis: the Battery, Washiugtou Square, Tompkins Square and Harlem. The First Division of Artillery, commanded by Major General Saudford, and the other military corps, will parade in honor of the occasion. The liue will be formed on the Battery at 2 o'clock. P. M. The route of the troops will be from the Battery, through Marketfield street to Broadway?up Broadway to Warren street?down Warren strert to West Broadway?through West Broadway to Canal street?np Canal street and Broadway to Grand street?through Grand street to the Bowery?down the Bowery and Chatham street to the City Hall, where they will pay the honors of a marching salute to the Mayor aud Common Council, and alter tiriug afuo-de-joie in the Park, will be dismissed. (The military being under the command of Major General Sandford, all corps desirous of uniting in the celebration will report toliim.) IV. The City Hall and other public buildings in tiie Park will be brilliantly illuminated in the evening, (being the eve of the anniversary of the battle of Palo Alto.) The illuminations to commence at eight o'clock in the evening : at which time Signal Rockets will be seutup from the City Hall. On Saturdays THE EIGHTH DAY OF MAY INSTANT.' In honor of the Illustrious Dead that have fallen in the hat, ties of Palo Alto, Keaaca de la Palma, Monterey, Buena Vista ! aud Vera Cruz. I, . I. ; h rum sunrise until sunset the llags on all the pnhlic buildings i will he displayed at half inaat : and the keepers of all public i buildings, and the shipping in tne harbor, are requested to dieplay their llags in the same manner throughout the day. II. The hells will he tolled from twelve o'clock noon, until one J o'clock P. M. By orderofthe joint special committee. L1V. LIVINGSTON, ) B. J. M ESEROLE, I Committee of EGBERT BENSON, > the Board JOHN FOOTE, I of Aldermen. WM. A. WALKER. J STEPHEN H. KEEKS,1 LEWIS 8. DOD, I Com. of the JAMES ROBERTSON,} Board of Ass't. TIIOS M'ELRATH, Aldermen. DENNIS MULLINS. J Ntew York, May 3. 18-17. p Portable Drit lnp; Cases, of mi entirely new and compact coni?rurti'..i, furnished with articles, the size of which do not de.r icrf.otn their usefulness in forming an elegant and eonii iete appendage to the toilot; also, peculiarly adapteu ,o Jie wants of the tr*- ailing public. Kor sale by O. SAUNDERS k SON, 177 Broadway, opiiosite Howard Hotel. metallic Tablet Razor Strop.?The attention of dealers is iuvited to lliis article, being made of the best material, city manufacture, and under the subscribers immediate supervision. They have, in all cases, rendered to purchasers the most perfect satisfaction. O. SAUNDERS It SON, 177 Broadway, a few doors above Courtlandt st. further Reduction Diamond Pointed Gold I Pens.?J. Y. Savage sells Gold Pens as low as 75 cents, pencil included. The$l 75 Bagley 'a Pens for $1 50. Levi Brown's Pens, genuine, at reduced prices Also, a magnificent Pen for $2. which is Che best and cheapest pea in the city. Don't mistake the uetnher, t2 Fulton street. The trade supplied on the most liberal terms. Geiilu gives notice In coneequencc of altering Ms Store he is obliged to use, fore few days, a room in Ins rear building, the entrance to which is through the hall door. His customers will find the usual full assortment. J. N. OENTN, 5 214 Broadway, opiioiite 8t. Paul'e. Diamond Pointed (told Pens laiwtr Yat._J. I W. (ireaton It (hi. 71 t 'ed ir street, are now celling a good Gobi ! Pen for 75 cents, a real diamond pointed pen for $1; the SI 51) Itagly i an for SI 25, and the magnificent Uagley pan for $1 75 i only, silver pencil case always ineluded. You can there tiinl I Levi Brown a premium pens (the genuine are nnw stamped ! Levi Brown, A.D. IS-17) and all cheaper, either wholesale or retail, than can he feend elsewhere, lluy pens only for j what they sre stamped, is i.ur advice. Beware t.r counterfeits. Strangers visiting Flow York utioalrl not flail to visit the Plttmhe National Dsgtterrian Gallery, on the u|iper I corner of Broadway and Murray street It contains a great I proportion of the noted persons, of all descriptions, in this country, riecuted with a naturalness aud lifelike apiiearance iniei|ii*neu iii hip rnuinry. I\nvlgutloii of the Ohio Klver. Placet. Time. State of Hirer. Wheeling April 30... . 7 feet Louisville April 'J8 . . . 0 feet i inches. rising. Cincinnati April 30.. . . 0 ft 8 inches.receding. Pittsburg April 30.. . . 8 feel, rising. HOUT MAJUOBT. Tiimlny, May 4 ft P. M. The stock market was very buoyant to-dny, anil a very decided Improvement was realized. The transection* were not large. Reading honda advanced percent; Farmers' Loan Morris Canal Reading '{; Harlem Si Norwich and Worcester Si Canton )?. Ohio Ss and Kong Island closed linn at yestei day's prices. At the sec >nd board a further improvement was realised. Farmer*' Kuan advanced % , Long Island l?i Canton ft; and Norwich X, on prices current in the morning. As an evidence of the mismanagement of the affairs of the Morris Canal Company, It Is only necessary to refer to one transaction of its lato officers It appears that Mr. Packer, of Philadelphia, offered to Mr. Williamson, the late President of the Morris Cannl ( nmpany, $7,000 for the use of the one hundred and seven boats belonging to the company for this year, 1817, providing the canal was opened to Newark, nnd $I 'J.000 provided the eannl whs opened to Jersey! dty; and notwithstanding this offer, strange as it may appear, the late president of this company let Mr. McFarland, of Dover, N. J., lato a director. have these boats for this year for $3,000, and allowed a deduction Of $1,000 for repairs, making the rent for the boats for the year actually but $3,000, and the parties having the boats will, without doubt, make at r

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