Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 31, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 31, 1847 Page 2
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?- - - ' ~rv - 1 iiin TrrrrruTrr NEW YORK HERALD. ! New York, Monday, Mmy 31, 1847. The Herald for Europe. Our first edition of the Herald for Europe, to oe sent by the steamship Britannia, will be ready to-dny, at 12 o'clock. It will contain the latest intelligence from all parts of the country, up to the hour of publication, and will be illustrated with an engraving of the Main Plaza, in the city of Mexico, and of the new and splendid eteamship Washington. The second edition to be sent by the Washington, will be ready, to-morrow morning, , at eleven o'clock. It will contain one day's later intelligence than the other, and be illustrated with an engraving of the Main Plaza in Mexico, and of the Washington, and one giving a bird's eye view of the battle of Buena Vista, taken%irom ? " made on the spot, by an accomplished officer ol the nnny. This is one of the most valnuble engravings we h ,ve ever published, and tn iy be relied upon for accuracy. The whole plan of the battle can be seen in a moment?the position of the several regiments of the contending armies, &c. Single copies, in wrappers, 6^ cents each. .Ntwi from Europe. The steamship Hibernia, Capt. Ryrie, is due at Boston this afternoon. She is now in her twelfth day at sen. Our merchants are looking for her news with considerable interest. It will be of importance. Mexican Mutt *ra_ Prospects of Peace. The further we get into the interior of Mexico, the probability of conquering a peace becomes reduced. The more victories we gain, lead us further from peace than we were at the start We have captured city ufter city, vanquished army upon army, and have penetrated almost to the capital of the country, and the people appear to be more determined upon war than ever. * We have before us but two alternatives. One is to subjugate and govern the people of Mexico; and the other is to take and destroy their cities, " ' r .1 1 L J to confiscate tne property 01 tae cnurcn, uuu ic- i tire to such b boundary us may be deemed proper for just indemnification for the expenses of j the war; and leave rhe rulers, the clergy and the people, to mtke the best of it, to build up their cities at their leisure, to establish whatever form ofgovernment they may choose, to slaughter each other as much as they pleuse in their civil revolutions. We can tuke possession of such sections of the country as may be deemed sufficient recompense for the injuries received, and for the blood and treasure expended; and preserve, by means of a cordon of forts from the Gulf to the Pacific, the masterly inactivity recommended at the last session of Congress. It would, without doubt, be better for this country tocarry out this summary and rigorous policy, than to attempt to establish a military government throughout Mexico, and support that government by levying contributions upon all CUSSeS, mid ny me ( Iiiuririuau ui icmiuc mnpj but suMi a course would not be con-istcnt with our institutions; it would be more on n level with the policy of European powers, and have the appearance more of a war of conquest than it actually is. When there is no oth?r alternative, we may be forced to ndopt it, but every other expedient will at first be resorted to. It is decidedly the best policy for a powerful nation like this to be liberal, to be humane, to preserve, if possible, the people and institutions of a neighboring republic, to improve their political and personal condition, to give them a more substantia) government, and to remove those bitter prejudices which exist in the mind of every Mexican, relative to all outside barbarians. We mu.-t hold forth the olive branch/ and forbear until forbearance ceases to be a virtue ; we tnu>t ?i peace, without resorting to harsher measures than thoae already used. We must conquer a peace with kindness, if possible; and should we fail in so doing, after the most patient and persevering efforts, should the government and the people of Mexico continue to resist all overtures from our government, a retribution awaits them, that will annihilate some of their fair cities, and heap coals of fire upon their heads. Every thing depends upon the policy pursued by the Mexicnn government after the American army has taken possession of the capital. If ne- j gotiations are not entered into immediately after that movement, we must sbandon all hope of peace, and make up our minds for a continuance of the war for an indefinite period. The city of Mexico will be the destination of the army under General Scott; there will be after the occupation ; of the seat of government, no more cities to capture, no more to be given up to us. It is the policy of the Mexicans to preserve their cities from injury, and they are, therefore, giving them up quietly. Another motive in surrendering without resistance is to draw General Scott as far into the interior as possible, before he gets reinforcements, for the purpose of lulling him into false aeeurity. We are not to be caught in that trap; and when Gen. Scott enters the city of Mexico, he will do so with a force sufficient to maintain himself against any thing that can be brought against him. The question of peace will soon be put into a more tnnivible nhiine All doubts unon this noint will toon be removed. The government will make another effort to procure a peace, as soon as we have taken possession of the "Halls of the Montezumns," and if that fails, a course different from that which from the start we have religiously adhered to, must be adopted. A few weeks will decide what that course will be. Steamer Washington.?Many thousands of persons visited this ship on Saturday; and many were obliged to come away unsatisfied, as it became necessary to resume work on board, in order to prepare for sailing. Indeed it was found indispensable to continue work upon her at the very time she was thronged with visiters, much to the regret of her excellent capt,tin, who being, with good reason, proud of his ship, was very loth to display her to sa little advantage, and very sorry to receive his guests, a*he was constrained to do. It is, therefore, with regret that he will be obliged to exclude visiters from his deck on Monday and Tuesday. But it is a matter of indispensable necessity, for being determined that nnfhinir shall interfere with his well bnnu'n punctuality, Captain Hewitt i? resolved to have all hin coal, Mores, furniture and equipment* completely on board, and the decks and cabins clean, and fully ready for sea on Tuesday morning. On her return from Europe, without doubt, some favorable opportunity will be selected to gratify the natural and laudable curiosity of our oitisens in behalf of this first of ocean steamers. City Intelligence. Tu?' WriTHr.i -We had a very sudden change In the weather veelerday it raided In the early part of the day. whion was cold and gloomy The thermometer. at ? o'clock, t M., stood as low as S4 degrees. The i evening was cold and disagreeable for those who had | donned'' their light summer dress. Commov Council.- Boaan or Assisraers ?This board meets this evening at 6 o'clock, and every alter- I Bate Monday evening, hereafter Fiss ?A Are occurred last night In the butcher's shop, in Kaet Broadway, next to the corner of I'ik* street! which destroyed the Interior of the premises Nos I i and 3d Hose oompa les were promptly on the spot, and their exertions Stopped the speed or tbu flames. Coaosra's Orricr -The < oronsr ess yesterday , called to hold an imjueet In Twenty-fourth street he- ' tween Third and Fourth avenues upon the body of lane Ktnnegan. a nattva of Ireland, aged 44 years Verdict, death by hermoektifls. SdMMfcm In ttow Ywfa nn* SMtofi?OMglM we net to Have a free Aeadtmjrf It must be admitted tbat the people of Boeton. what ever may be eome of their " notiooe." bsve always shown an enlightened zeal in the causwof education. Xa early aa liJSti they established :i free irhool, and In IA47, by an , act of the General Court, prorlded for the eetabliehment I of free schools in every town- where-there were fifty householders; and In the msmorable statute which gave j rise to those institutions, they declared tha? "leurniug should not be buried in the graves of their forefathers.'' Tlia Latin school at Boston was also founded at this time, and was soon the most celebrated of any throughout North Ainerioa If Boston became the cradla of liberty, I It is not to be wondered at, for she regarded her children with a true parental love, and was ths nursing j mother of many a patriot hero and sago. Krom that early day to tba present, the educational career of her population haj continued to become mora and more distinguished, until wa have beard bar styled, aud perbape with juitloe, the Athena of America. Certainly, ber public men have always been celebrated for th'ir learn ng and accomplishments, and that, too, alm?et as a matter of course; while perhaps we. of the Empire Slate, hare not always been equally happy in the acquirements of our leading public men. The classes of publio schools now supported by the treasury of the city of Doaton, are the primary schools, grammar schools, an English high school, and a latin sobeol. These schools are under different directions, but are all eminently successful. The cost of the public schools, originally was $616,317 69, and the whole expenditure In connection with them for the last twenty-firs years, has been $3,437,837 03. The sum expended for their maintenance the last year, was $305,643 18. equal in amount to one-quarter of the whole tax leried upon the cltisens. The adrantages obtained by attendance at these publio schools, have been so marked, we may say, indeed, so distinguished, that the number of scholars, at the private schools, diminished from 6 6B per cent of the population In 1639, to 3 81 of the population of 1843, and if there was at any time a prejudice against the public schools, it has rapidly declined, and is no longer apparent. Besides these Institutions, there are others In Boston of the most admirable character. The Lowell Institute, f lundud by Mr J. Lowell, jr., through a legacy of $345.000. is a monument more lasting than brass or marble of the geueroslty. good sense, and patriotism of the donor. Thero a c urse of lectures is annually delivered, by tbo most eminent meu of the country, on sutjeots of practical utility ; and what must we think of a city where as many as 6000 tickets havs been Issued to the attendants of a single course ? How csn we justly appreciate the moral worth of a community, not one quarter at Urge as our own, when ths subject of geology has caused the sale of 3000 tickets for a single course; electricity and electro-magnetism 5,500, mechanioal laws of matter 5,500, chemistry 6,000, astronomy 5,500, botany 5,500, architecture 6,MO, the military art s,uuu, ana optic* 3,400? We auk, with deep mortification, if New York, rich, powerful, and enterprising a* she is, has ever exhibited such a spectacle, such a movement In her masses, such a thirst for useful information as this ? The taxation for the purposes of education is enormous in the city of Boston, one quarter of the whole sum annually raised ; yet never has a word of remonstrance been heard from the tax-payers themselves. The modern Athenians glory in their literature, and in the universality of their practical knowledge. We are led to mako these remarks, because New York, which has in its primary public institutions not faltered iu the march of improvement, nor lagged behind the expanding spirit of the agu, has now an opportunity presented her of occupyipg an exalted position, and of advancing even beyond Boston in the cause of education. New York will, in a few days, be called onto decide whether a free academy, which will send forth yearly one thousand well instructed youths, into active, useful, and honorable life, shall exist among us or not?whether a complete and finished education shall be offered to the sons of genius, without money and without price? and whether those branches of learning now become indisuensalile in this busv and lirosoerous republic, the unavoidable result of the discoveries of the age. and almost unheard of la our established classical seminaries, shall be taught to our children, and made the means of their advancement and prosperity. The act of the Legislature which leaves the decision of these momentous questions to the popular voice, shortly to be expressed through the ballot box, proposes quite a moderate sum for the endowment and support of the free academy, under the control of the Board of Education, and the people aro to say whether they will ureapt it or not. The amount of money required is small, very smell, in proportion to the immense objects to be attained by the outlay?not one-fifth of the sum for Its endowment which a single Bootonian could give out of bis private fortune, for the establishment of an Institute. The annual expenditure for the support of the academy is also so extremely moderate, that it may be easily saved out of the actually unnecessary disbursements of the Common Council. 1 he sum voted to supply oysters and coffee for the corporation, during a single year, will pay nearly one quarter of the whole expense of educating a thousand youths. Let there be then no remonstrances againt this public institution, founded In lore to our youth, and which is to be maintained on principles of strict economy. which shall elevate our poorer classes of scholars, and fit them for an honorable and useful career lu life, when such large amounts are continually expended In jobs, contracts, celebrations and spectacles. We cannot believe there will be any serious objections to the project It is too benign, too excellent, too ad vantagcous. to meet with opposition from an intelligent community. It will be too honorable to New York?to our Stateto our country?to the age?to be now rejected. It will elevate too many of the unfortunate ?enrich too many minde that might otherwise lie waate?increase too rapidly the lovers and defenders of the republic, and recruit too fast the ranks of the virtuous and the wise, to be rejected by our fellow-citizens. The laRue Is however momentous, and had we any fears as to Its result, we would pause for a moment to bewail tne indifference, or combat the enmity, which suouid endanger a noble scheme. But we have none. We see this temple about to rise, upon a steep it will not be "bard to ciimb;" and whose pantheon will one day contain the monuments ot many an illustrious man?many a benefactor of his racemany a go*d and nobis citizen. who*e career began, and whose best attainments and most abiding principles' were attained under its dome, and around Its altars. Sporting Intelligence. Taonmo To-dat.-We call the attention of the sporting world to the advertisements, in another oolumn. of the business to be transacted to-day on the Centreville and Union Courses. An enumeration of the sports would he superflous in this notice. It will be emphatically a jubilee for turfmen. Pcoilism ?Bell, of Brooklyn, has challenged Caunt to fight for $2M>; Caunt has accepted the invitation, and the preliminaries will be settled on Tuesday evening, at the Bhakspeare Hotel, corner of Duane and William streets, at which plsce Cnnnt gives an exhibition of the art of self defence Affairs In Brooklyn. The anxietv. excitement, and alarm, occasioned hv the murderous assault upon Mr, Hotchkiss. of tflfo city a few week* ago. arc rapidly subsiding, and tho hnrriole occurrence has now almost ceased to become a subject of conversation. The poor old gentleman still linger*, but ha* not yet been able to speak: nor I* it possible that he can much longer survive hie injuries, The ruffians who attacked hUn remain in rinse custody. and will not probably be arraigned for trial until August or September next. Very considerable indignation ha* beenaron?ed among the most reputable resident* of thi* city, and especially among nutuerou* person* whose daughter* are placed for instruction at the Female Academy, in consequence of a colored man. named Bibb, being permitted to deliver anti-slavery lecture* at the chapel of that excellent institution Being chartered expressly for the education of young ladies, thi* occupancy of its principal room is regarded a* a desecration, which the managers had no right to sanction Since the repeal of the license law* of this State, hy a rerent legislative act. the tavern-keeper* of Brooklyn, are seeking to obtain from the Common Council licenses for the prosecution of their business; and it is supposed that such will be granted, on I h* payment of a tax, which will add materially to the municipal finances. F.xtenslvw preparations have been made in Kings county, for the judiciary election, which takes place oa the 7th proximo. The nomination* that have been made, are strictly of a party character, and the opposing candidates comprise seme of the ablest, ie-st. und most popular lawyer* in Brooklyn I h< ir respective claims to popular suffrage are so evenly balanced, that the result if the election iniay bo regarded as extremely doubtful. Rely upon it. however, that those who expend the most money, will have the best chance* of success JPereotinl null Political. Wm II. Cransten, hsq . of Newport. It I., son nf the bon. member of Congress tr> m that State, i? stopping *t 1 lie ulted States Hdel. lie is journeying West, with the intention of settling in some growing o.ity or village. ' to give the inhabitants the benefit of bis splendid and liberal talents in hi* favorite profession, the law, Hon Daniel Webster, accompanied by Mrs Webster and Mis* Senton arrived at Savannah laat Huuday Mr W abater's health is improved / TtwatHodi pill l'MtAttt.?Mm. Maick.?Thia lady who has placed herself In 10 enviable a portion ma an actreei an our board*, appear* again to-night. To tboa* who have ? discriminating taste, and can appreciate a chaste, natural and cffectlvs'style of acting, sbo must be ever welcome ; and to those, too, who would wish to see respecta billty and dignity attached to the profession; for Mr*. Mason po**<4bc? in an eminent degree those qualities which would reflect an honor on tun stage, and there could not well be a higher tribute to her worth than the benefit about to be given to her ou the Park boards, and got up uod sustained by the nioet prominent individual* in the city. May it be aliko brilliant and successful. To-night t>h? plays Julia, in the " Hunchback* In her hands it is full of Interest and beauties?there is a delicacy and softness iu her acting, a graceful tenderness, an impassioned feeling developed her*?the heart's inward struggles, her disappointment, her wounded pride, her weakness, her noble energies, her high wrought sense of honor, her all-powertul and all-absorbing love? these she beautifully portrays in Julia. That mauls not to be euvied who can listen to these scenes without deep emotion, or retire from them without warmly admiriDg the genius and the taste which could so delightfully portray them. Bowrav Tmkathe.?Th# tragedy of "Venice Pre served," and the comedy of the ' Mayor or Garratt," will be performed at this establishment this evening, for the benefit of Mr. Booth?this being also the last evening of his appearance The house will, of cour>e. be crowded, and Mr. Booth will receive a substantial token of the estimation iu whioh he is held. Mm C. Wksitss.?This young lady, who made such a successful debut at the Bowery theatre a few evenings since, will appear to-morrow evening as I'auline. and on Thursday eveniug as Julia in the " Hunchback." Musical. Rapetti's Benefit.?Donizetti's Opera, "Lucia di Lammermoor," will be performed this evening for the benefit of Signor Rapettl. This will probably be the last opportunity that our citizens will have of hearing this favorite opera. Signor Rapettl Is well entitled to a i good benefit, and we will be much mistaken if he does ..?? ....u ,.r ..# ?U.. LT-. (a ,l...uwwn.l ly popular with all classes. Amatbur Performance ?A company of amateur*, comprising ladies and gentl-rnen of muoh talent and ability, will perform "Damon and Pythiaa." and the t'aree of the "Irish Lion," to-morrow evening, at Palmo'e Opera House. This will be a rich treat to our oitiaens. Castle Garden.?Delicious music, excellent refreshments, and grateful sea breezes, can be enjoyed every evening at Castle Garden These things, combined, reuder Castle Garden one of the most agreeable places of recreation in the city. Vauxhall Garden.?There will be a capital musical performance at Vauxhall Garden this evening, under the direction of Mr. Austin Phillips. The programme includes several admired glees, songs, trios, duets, &c , which win do performed oy lomo or me Dost musicians in the country. Police Intelligence. Rohhing a Boarding House.?Some thieving rascal entered the Boarding House. No. 'id Frankfort street, last Friday or Salurduy. and broke open a trunk, stealing therefrom a new black cloth dress coat, a silk searf, vest, breastpin and gold pencil case together with various other articles, valued in all at $40; the property oi Patrick H. Kelly, one of the boarders. Arrest of an Escaped Convict ? Officer Creighton. of tbe 6th ward, arrested on Saturday nigbt a fellow called Charles Johnson alias Kennedy, an escaped convict from Blackwell's Island. Justice Drinker seut him back to his old quarters. Bita ny?Officers Mallory and Smith, of the 11th ward, arrested on Saturday, a man by the name of Harvey Loikwood. on a charge of bigamy. Committed by Justice Ketrliuin. Violent Assault.?Officers Willis and Thorn, of the 11th ward arrested ou Saturday night, a boy of about 14 years of age, by the name of Philip MondOrf. ou a charge of violently assaulting Mr. Kdwurd Bijjbeo with a knife, inflicting a severe wound in the arm. just b<-low the elbow, the knife having passed completely through 1'he aflray took place, it appears, in a building in Clinton street, called F.ast Clinton Place. Justioe Tlmpsou locked the boy up for trial. Rohhing the Market.?Officer Malnny. of the 2d wsrd, arrested ou Saturday a man called P C. Coyle. having in hU possession a quarter of iumb and a round of beef, which the rascal had stolen from Fulton market. Justice Drinker locked him up for trial. Attm<pt to pass had Mom y ?Officer Meyers, of the 8th ward, arrested a woman on Saturday lust, by the name in .\ uii < urriMi, uii u cuarge ut aib'*uip(.iug in paw* it counterfeit $10 bill on Charles Admits, No 657 Greenwich street. Locked up by Justice Koomo. Hobbrd on thr Five Poinh ?Oflicer Stephens, of the l.ower foliou, arrested yesterday a woman oalled Julia Murry. on u charge of robbing a man by the name of John W. Benson, of $'20, while in a thieving crib kept at No. 3.i>i orange street. Justice Driuker committed the accused for trial. . Prtit Larceny. - Officer Duflnn. of the seventh ward, arrested on Saturday night a fellow called Jniiu ( rooker, on a charge of stealing a lot of copper pipe from the bark Lark. Justice J'iiupeuii locked him up for triul. Flotation of City Ordinance.?A man by the name of Bernard Trainer was arrested on Saturday last, on a charge of cutting off the crotou water pipe without a permit, on the corner of-Jtith street, and tith avenue. Brazoria, Texas, February. 1847. Trip from Galveeton (? lirazoria?Natural Turnpike? IFind-uagon?Model of Travel?Exchanging thr \umei of Riom?Ainuiing Anecdote. T write you from Brazoria in Texas. I arrived at this place yesterday evening, having left Galveston in the morning of the same day. We travelled in what is culled a stugo in these parts?you would probably name it wagon. Nevertheless we had quite a pleasant ride of it. During the greater part of the day our road was along the beach, by the water's edge ; and you cannot imagine a finer road than is here presented by nature, without any labor, any repair, or toll Kates. The gulf beach in this country is composed of pure sand, and the descant from the main land into the water is so gradual, that a person might wade into the gulf a hundred yards, by merely rolling up his pantaloons above hi.-. kn?es. That part of the beach which lies between high and low tide, firms the turnpike upon which we travelled The waves have beaten upon the sand untd it ha? become so firm, that the wheels of our stage scarcely left a track upon it. During the summer sea on ? pleasure carriage driven by sails, navigate* thin road froui Oalveston down to the went end?a distance of thirty miles ?J ho propriety of it charges. i believe, one dollar for carrying a person this distance and bark, which he docs in ten hours?a distance of sixty miles The means of travel in this country arc. however, yet very insufficient and iuconvenieut. 'i here is some little effort being now made, to get up some internal improvements, running from Ualveston inland But capital commands such a high rate of Interest and besides is so scarce, that very slow progress is effected. Foreign capital has not yet found its way into the channels which are here awaiting it. Urasoria is the county seat of Brazoria county, and contaius about seven hundred inhabitants It is situated on the west side of the Brazos river about thirty miles fiwra its mouth. The territory around Brazoria is the most fertile portion of Texas, and at the same time the most unhealthy. In this region will be found in the course of a few years, some of the finest sugar plantations in the world. Thpre is scarcely any bottom to be iound to the rich black mould of which the soil is composed The tew experiments which have been made in (he culture of sugar, promise a realization of the most sauguii.e expectations. Brazoria is situated in the southern portion of the territory, which Stephen F. Austin chose for his colony, when lie first settled Texas. With the grant of lands for the purpose of colonization, to Mr. Austin is associated one of those singular incidents which sometimes acoount fur the inappropriateness of names The river of Texas, which is now called the Draxos. was formerly and first called the Itio Colorado?and the river which now bears the latter name, whs then known by tile former. But in order to procure a grant of land for a colony ill the location where lie desired it, Stephen F. Austin loitod it cuuvenient to make these rivers exchange their names. By doing so. and presenting the authorities of Mexico with a map of the country upon which the rivers were so laid down, he did not find it uecessary t<> contend with their former determination not to graut any land beyond the Brazos. The rivers have never yet been restored to their former rights?and probably never wdl bo P< rhaps it will be considered a strong corroboration of tin- truth of tills Incident, that the present Klo Colorado (which no uns lied River) is as clear as a crystal?Is in fact remarkable as one of the clear, st streams In the world, whilst the Brains Is a turbid and nitlddy stream such as the Spaniards have several times named < (dorado. There Is an anecdote connected with the first settlement of this town which may not prove uninteresting to some of your readers It was first laid tit by ,? in n of tile name of Kobison. in the latter part of tile year IS'ifl Rohisnn came to Texas from the United States about that time with six or seven negroes, which -vas something unusual at that early day in the history of this great country, lie purchased tidii seres of land from Brown Austin, In the absence of Stephen F Ins. tin; nnd It is upon these acres the town now stands. Just where It Is situated tlisre w,l< a plot or parcel of ground called the "pap corn patch. ' a name which it received from the raising of a crop of pop ooru there by some emigrants who had arrived there some time before. hut who of course, had since left it. Kobison laid out his town, and christened it Napoleon; but the uauie wa? an unfortunate one. A man by tin- name ol Pettis, wno wax a wan. seems 10 nave heeu the wit of that day in these far-off place* nave it the name of ' Napoleon ?le l'?p Corn" The effect of i'cttis' pleasantry was to turn tin* place Into ridicule; so much so, at to almost destroy all prospects of a town When Stephen K. Austin, however, returned home, Drown complained to him of what Kohiton hud done. It seems that the establishment of towns at that time was a part of the prerogative The elder Austin thereupon made an arrangement with the Romulus of the place, whereby the walls of lh? city were extended, and Drown Austin was admitted to the rights of Remus?modernised. The effect of this plan was. on account of the respect paid to everything .Stephen K Austin did, the redemption of the pine; whereupon it received a new uaine among men, for Mr. Austin called It " Brasoria." and eo it Is railed even unto this day But the devil being east out. it was bound,to enter Into something, and lo ' and behold, it entered poor Robison. uml he went by the name of Dop Corn llobisi n ever afterwards Al'bough so much nearer the sent of war titan you are thanks to the nbseueeof railroads and telegraphs and even regular malls we hear of nothing which transpire there until you have done so likewise | might write y"U a grcnt deal more from this place, which might perhaps be interesting; but as this letter has reached a proper lengih It tnust ho closed. And so, lot '' the nonce," 1 bid you good bye ?wg'f.waii.'iiuiinai wmmmmmmevm mmsmrnmimmmmmmmmmm May itt, 1147 1%, tfesMUi u*tj* oj Poltttviani?The Prohahla Die/Hon in the Whig Hankt?The Democratic Party? Sy I acute Convention?The Great Price Fight in Nocembtr, 4rc. You can scarcely form any conception of th? various mancouvrings of the politicians of this olty. This is not only the headquarters of the State, but the i leading men here control, in a great degree, the machinery of the Union. The whigs are daily becoming more ; alienated from each other ; a division of the party is inevitable. The section controlled by Weed and Greeley, j and which embraces Urge portions of the various factions of anti-rentism. abolitionism, nativeism, and Kourierism, being now In the ascendant, are ooncocting measures, and pointing to men, which have long been dead weights upon their party. The other section, the leaders of wnich are such independent and uuoontroiuble men as Samuel Stevens, John C. Spencer. John A l.'ollin, Daniel Cady. and others easily mentioned. Iiave entered into a solemn league to demolish the anti-rent and i i Kourierite division of the whig party. Although Stevens j I holds a prominent offlce, conferred without ??liisitutlon | ! by John Young, yet he will stop at no exertion to coin- i Eel bim to retire from the chair of state, at the end of is present term. Stevens has never devoted much of j Ills aOllllleS 10 political UlKliers. Ill cuil?ci|u< u. - UI 1MB I close application to his enormous legal practice , but : having now secured a station among the millionaires of ! the Slate he is ready to enter into the political arena, ' and will make a desperate effort for the next gub i unto- ; ! rial chair. And as be has openly avowed liiinsi 11? in fa : vor of Old Hough and lleady for the presidency, and done so earlier and more emphatically than any other | whig in the State, I am prepared to see him outstrip j every competitor for the whig uouitnation of governor in | ltf-ld. John koung will retire and remain in obscurity ; with TLroop, Bouck. tic. Stevens' paper. In Albany, is < dealing blows right nud left daily, and they fall with 1 force and effect upon the whig old hunkers. That paper is admirably well sustained, and contains amongst its > supporters mauy intellectual and political giants. Un- ! less Weed It Co. relax their leading strings, they will j become unhorsed, and the party must Inevitably become disooncerted. On the other hand, it is evident from the signs of the times, that the democratic party are coming to their senses, and are preparing to meet their enemies in solid phalanx. Already they boast of giving the whig* sn imitation Buena Vista tight on the 7th of June. The democrats are the moat wily managers The transactions of the late convention at Syracuse, obliterated ueurly all the ill-feelings whiuh bud for two or three years existed oetweeu me uurucrs ana nunicn. inueeu, 11 it nan nut been for the content between Van Dyke and Peck bam. for neatn in that boi'y, there would uot have been dieplayed a single feature distinct from the old harmonious times of regency nomination and certain victory. The convention displayed exoellent sense in sustaining the previous question, because it would have been entirely unnecessary to enter into an angry and protracted debate between tweedle de and tweeulo dum. The nominations for Appeal Judges were approved by acclamation at the convention, audthe party throughout the State have already given them an enthusiastic, unanimous response. The whigs can create no dissatisfaction with the ticket, except they may possibly endeavor to raise a hue and cry against Judge Bronsou, on account of his alleged hostility to the new constitution; but the argument will apply with equal force against one of the whig nominees, Mr. Noxen, who stands in the same predicament. But the great prise light comes off in November. The eleotion for State officers is one of immense importance; no person can estimate the consequences involved in that election. They are momentous, Incalculable. The officers to be elected, are Secretary of State, Comptroller. Treasurer, Attorney General, knglueer and Surveyor, three Canal Commissioners and three State Prison Inspectors. None of these offloers have ever come before the people, by whom their qualifications culd be scrutinised; they have been log-rolled through tue legislature, and ofteutimes men have been selected whom the people would have promptly spurned and rejected. The present Secretary of State, Nathaniel S. Benton, will probably receive a nomination, although uriny of the friends of Col. Young may desire that he should be reinstated. This will uot be done if Mr. Klagg'g friends demand his continuance as Comptroller, though it is whispered that he luteuds to retire from public life, and assume the management of an extensive financial establishment in the city of New York. Mr. Karriugtou ic not a candidate tor Treasurer, his professional ursolic* in Tioga and thereabouts, is worth to him three times the amount of stilury he receives as Treasurer, besides being relieved of all public responsibility. He Is a faithful and efficient officer if John Van Buren, the present attorney general had not exhibited quite so much scenco at tbo New Scotland prize fight, nor bud induced Governor Wright to certify so liberally, he might probably have suceeeded in a nomi nation. Still it is questionable whether ho would consent to servo another term. His unsurpassed talonts can command an income ten times tho amount which his official station yields him. John will be governor? but not yet?he must abide his time. It is sincerely to be regretted that Hugh llulu y emphatically and decidedly refuses to bo a candidate lor State engineer and surveyor; his services as surveyor general have been so incalculably beneficial to tho people of this State, that the loss of such a man from one of the State departments. and especially from the canal board, is deeply to be regretted '. Ills salary, however, as judge of Suffolk county, will probably be Increased. 'The democratic parly does not contain another man, with tho exception of modest David Hamilton, who could till tbo plaoe so ubly and so constantly, us the present surveyor general But the people of the State must not expect to retain their brightest luminaries, especially when the scintillations of genius are found to be absolutely necessary, in diffusing light, learning and intelligence over the sandy shores of Long Island. Should the democratic party succeed at the June election. tliuy will become firmly reunited, aud form such a ticket for State officers, as will call out their full strength. I Indications to this effect are at preseutsufficiently niani I fest. It will then behoove the whigs to bury all minor i matters of difficulty, come together as a whole parly, and nominate capable, intelligent men. They must do this if they intend to obtain possession of the State offices But if the spirit of intolerance aud dictation is to be exercised, as it was in the nomination of John Voung. then Weed 8t Co. will find their underpinning quickly knocked out by such conservative whigs as Stevens, Collier, 8l0. Amisr. May 39. 1847. Nomination! of Senator$ for the Bench?j3 Slave Caee ? Pilet! to the Cemetery, if'C. The Legislature is probably about to bo deprived of several of its ablest men. The President of the Senate, and Messrs. Spencer, Hand and Harris, also of the Senate, have been nominated for the bench of the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court, and in case of their election they will have to resign their places in the interim of the Legislature; it Is also probable that the Senate will lose the services of Mr. Folsom. of New York. Several excellent members of th*e lower house are also candidates at the approaching judicial election. 1 have often de-igned to refer to the conspicuous talents of several members of the Senate and of the House, and now when they are about to be transferred from one department of the government to another, I am more forcibly reminded of their merit, and of the great void which their absence will produce. I have the materials in my hands, and I shall be prepared to accomplish my design at an early day. Mark H. Sibley is nominated for judge of Ontario county; the nominee for district attorney is Barxillni Slasson, and J. Porter for associate justice The weather is charmincr: the environs of this hcauti. ful city, in point of natural grandeur and ricli scenery, arc equal to any on thtc continent. I drove through the environs yestcrdiiy; I went into the cemetery, two mile* distant from the eapitol: this cemetery comprises several hundred acres; it is divided into plots; each of these plots is an heir loom, and a receptacle Tor the ashes of many a noble tine. The scenery is grand, and scores of men are constantly employed in planting flowers and forming grass plots and beautifying the entire grounds In this cemetery there are brooks and fountains tliat project a volume of silver water as high as that in the New York Park. The lion. Samuel Young, of the Senate, and his lady arrived at the Delavan Hotel yesterday The directors of the Utlca and Schenectady railway have announced that the fare over that road will be three dollars, on and after the first of June next; the expense of relaying the track with a heavy rail, which the law pessed at the late session renders obligatory may have Induced the company to adopt this method to increase the receipts. Mr. Lauiotte, of New Orleans, arrived here last evening m route for Krance. Immediately upon his arrival here, it was rumored that two servants who accompanied him were Have* The emancipators were instantly upon the alert. This morning a negro, after having been supplied with a petition, setting forth that the per sous mentioned were detained as slaves, proceeded to the office of one of the county judges, where on bis deposition a warrant was issued lor their arrest The war rant was executed by the Sheriff, and the slave* were brought into court?one was a comely negress som< seventeen years old, and the other was a smart looking lad of about nine years There was, as it often crtir* In similar cases, a numerous attendance of ne ;roes In the court room. '1 he Adjutant General, ant several lawyer* of ability, were present The slave ne gri ss cried bitterly at the prospect of a separation from her master, with whom, she replied In answer to the enquiries of the court. she desired to remain. The result was, after a rigid Investigation of the afiair. that the court made au order setting the slaves at liberty, and discharging them from the service of their master Before making this order, the presiding .Judge interrogated the slaves in regarJ to their disposal, and advised (hem that they were at liberty. They, in reply, persisted in their determination to remain Willi tbeir guardian; they also rejected tile daitllng offers of tbeir colored friends The slaves were then taken iu charge by the sheriff, and with their master, hurried into acloso carriage; the lasli was freely applied to the horses, and after a tremendous hustling and rushing. I he efforts of the mob to rescue the slaves were defeated M lac el lain ous. The mannfactnrv of the *rk?n?hi rn?,r.,n. ?? v. Iierlln. New York, consisting of two large mono buddings containing two hundred loom*, withthemachinery was discovered to he on tire in the picking room, lit 4 I'. M. on the aid instant, and In spite of every exertion the whole, witli the exception of one hundred looms and some moveable property, was destroyed. Loss $H0,0?.0,? No insurance. A new kind of locomotive, planned by Mr Nichols civil engineer of the Heading Railroad, is about to be introduced Into use upon that road, which is intended to c nsoui i anthracite eoal. I he boiler is intended to be placed upon one set of wheels, and the engine upon another working free and independent of It with the connection between engine and boiler formed by Means of s copper pipe working flexibly by tnsans of a universal joint ?Phil Lrilgtr. At the Mason County Circuit C> art, Ky., Mrs. Hen riatta Hlshnp recovered 43000 from Oua James Smart, for debauching ber daughter. Tut Gmut Pft!7i.7-Th? Courier of last opening ?avs that one-eighth M (he ticket which draw $100,000 in the Htitiu lottery, was held io this city by carpenter named Paolo. Several of the small prizes will oome to thla elty. We have since learned that a quarter of the (treat priie was won by a porter in a commercial bouse in ilavalffrwho was quite^aaide himself at his good fortune.?W. O. Pic May 33. Portrait of General Z. Taylor.?We would call the attention of the public to (lie nuvertuenleuf bI Long JSt Brother, in to day'* paper. We have already no'iceil theirportrait of General A. Taylor, and recommend all thoje within* a cop> to call at their office. No. 31 Ann street, and leave tlirir address. Travelling and Toilette Dressing (Cases.? These articles, so conducive to the comfort and convenience of travellers aud others, can be had at the subset ibe V rr.nnu* fact, ry in (treat variety. They are superior to most o tiers manufactured, from the fact that every thing contained in tlicm Is of perfect utility, while the compact form of the case reuders them eitremcly easy of car iage. O. 8AUNDKRS It SON, 177 Broadway. Tahl.r Raanv strnm Thus articles have been before the public for the lut twenty-live years, anil have received, during that iwriod, the most unqualified app obition ol'the beat cutlera. and most icientilic mm <>t thir ouutry and of Europe. For le wholesale anil re'lit by the manufacturer*. G. SAL'NDl- R8 h SON. 177 Broadway, opimaite Howard Hotel. Diamond PotntMl Gold Pens?Gre*t Reduction.?If there lie any who doubt that J.V. SAVAGE, 92 Fulton at, a-lla Bond O 'Id Pen* at the lowest price* in the city, let them look at the following prices and judge f >r themselves:? Heal Diamond Pointed Gold Pena, Siiser pencils i .eluded, at fl.f rmeilytl 5u; those $1 50, soi l elsewhere at $2; and for S2 we sell aa good a Pen and as durable, as those sold elsewhere at (1 Call and see. Another Reduction In Gold Pciiu.?J. W. OKKA'l ON it CO., 71 Cedar street, (up sail a.) one door from the Post Olfic-*are now selling a Gold Pen for 75 ceuts. Diamond Pointed Pens at SI; the (I 50 Pen for |l 25. and the magnificent Pen (said to be) "the beat and cheapest Pen in the city," and sold elsewhete at $1, for $l 75: together with a large assortment of Gold Pens, gold and silver Pen and Pencil Cases, itr. Also, the genuine Levi Brown's Pens. The Pens of this celebratrd maker are now stamped Levi Brown, A. D. 1817.? Beware of counterfeits Gentleman's Hats?Hummer Style?Beebe & Coatar, llattera, No. 156 Broadway, will iutrnduce on Saturday next. 15th instant, their Fashions for Gentlemen's Summer Hats, B it. C. will present to the public a new and unique style ol White and Pearl Beaver Castor Hat, uniting beautv and durability with lightness and comfort to the wearer, Autahed and trimmed in a new and elegant manner. Also, Panama and Brniw H*t* md ('apt for (Jetitv VnntM tliH ehilHrer. aiM Tr Navigation of Ua? Ohio River. Placet. Time. S'ate of River. Wheeling. ....... .May IB. . .4 feet; falling. Louisville May 23. . .6 feet 11 inched. Cincinnati May HO. . .ft feet; ataniJing. Pittsburg May Hi. . .3 feat 3 inches; falling. MONEY MARKET. Sunday, May 30?0 P. 91. The stock market during the past week has been rather quiet, and prices generally have been pretty uniform. The tendency of prices has, however, been downward, and the market closed heavy. Money is exceedingly abundant, and the rate of interest rules at four and fire percent, at whloh loan* on time to any extent can be obtained; in faot there is more capital offering for employment than can find customers. Notwithstanding the large supply of money, and the reduced rate of interest, there is no speculative movement going on in fancy stocks. Good sound storks are steadily improving; and thoBe fancies, the perspective value e\t uiKUK lnnlra tnnrn favnmhlA APA atoRflilv RflVlLZlcinff! but there appears to be no din position to inflate any in the list with the rapidity which has heretofore been experienced. We cannot satisfactorily account for this state of things, when there is every facility at command to carry out successfully any such movement. A bill has been filed for an injunction, and the appointment of a receiver, for the Harlem Railroad Company, in consequence of an illegal issue of stock, to a large amount, and selling the same at an enormous discount. *It is asserted in the bill, a copy of which we have received, that there is more stock in the market than the charter of the company authorises it to Issue ; that several thousand shares of stock huve been hypothecated for loans to the oompany, upon certain conditions ; that stock has been issued to secure certain parties who have become sureties of the company upon some bond filed or given on a writ of error, brought on some judgment against the company ; that several thousand shares more than the capital of the company are in the market, which have been sold at about half the par valuo. These charges tho company must meet; but whether it can refute them or not is very doubtful. The annexed table exhibits the quotations for stocks ! in this market for each day of the past week, and at the [ close of the week previous. There lias been, with one or two exceptions, very little variation In prices : ? Quotations for the Prircifal Stocks in the New Vork Market. Mon Turn. Wed. The. Fri. Sat. Ohio 6's 101 101% lOlAt ? ? ? ? Kentucky 6's 108 - - - 102*4 ? 102J4 Pennsylvania5's 78 77J4 7B>? 78S ? 78 7<V Illinois 4?S 41 4 IS 42,S 4?S We. ?.S indium 6's 40S ? 4I>? 42 42 42 42 Heading KK Bonds... 73,S ? 73,S 73 72J4 73 73 Ktsadiuil Mtg'e Bonds. 71 70S ? ? 7(1 ? ? Rending RR 58 V 5?V MS 38 57 V 57V 30).,' Norwich & Wor 3<?4 6t'S 50>4 5oJ4 30*4 5(lS 5'(>4 Erie RR, old 59 GOV - - - 60S COS Erie KK. new 82S MS MS - 82S - Harlem RR 63S 33*4 37 6?S 56}, 34,S 36)4 Long Island 29 2(>S 2?V 2CS 27 23 10 Mohawk 72 - 69* - 69S ? 64 Stoningtou 47* 43 48* 48*4 ? 49S 51 Farmers' Loan 35S 35* 35V 35 34S 3i>4 31 CautouCo.. 38 37* 37* 37*4 37 37? 37 Morns Canal 2' 20S 80S 21 20 ? 19V Vicksburg IIS ? - - 11 II US 11.8. * anfc ? ? ? ? ? ? ? East Boston ? ? ? ? ? ? ? N. American Trust... ? 9S ? ? ? 9S A comparison of prices current yesterday, at the close of the market, compared with those ruling at the clore of the previous week, exhibits an advance in Kentucky 6's of S percent ; Illinois Co, IS i Indiana, IS ; Erie, ; old, IS I Harlem. S ; and a decline in Pennsylvania 5's of S ; Heading railroad S I Norwich and Woroegter, Si Long Island 3 ; Mohawk, 3 ; Farmers' Loan. IS ; t anion. 1 ; Morris Canal. l.S. The Importations during the past week have been very arge, compared with those for the corresponding week lost year; and the revenue from customs about double ;? Imports into the Port op New Voiie?Revenue from Customs. Wrrk ending Saturday May 29. 1816. 1*47. Ine Merchandise, Iree $122,464 288.913 166 619 Merchandise, dutiable 391,027 1.608.232 1.015,225 Total $715,291 1,897,165 1,181.874 Specie ? 171,739 171.739 Total merchandise aud specie.... $715,291 2.068.901 1,3">3.613 Duties 192,3 il 382.367 190,026 The average ner cent dntv on merchandise imnnrted for the above week, this year, wai considerably less than for the tame week laat. It will be perceived that the amount of dutiable goods imported in tho week this year, was nearly three times as large as for tho same week las^ while the duties have only been about twice as large. At this rate the per cent received tor the week this year, has only been about two-thirda that of the same week last. It is fortunate that tho importation has been so large this year, comparatively, as the revenue from customs would, otherwise, have been exceedingly limited. With the falling off in our Import trade with Groat Britain this year, the aggregate importation ef foreign merchandise hns been uuusually large; and a very moderate importation of foreign manufactures would turn the balance of trade against us. The large importations of spocle have nearly liquidated the balance of trade as fast as it has been created; and if the harvests of Europe prove an average, and the full Importation of foreign manufactures reaches a moderate amount, we shall find a very different state of things in the financial world, than at present exists. Exchange is slowly and steadily advancing; rates have already reached points prohibiting the Importation of specie, and an increased activity In the manufacturing districts ol Great Britain, will be the result of a suspension of an exportation of bullion.and a cessation of the drain upon the Bank of England. Should the money marKot in r.ngland become relieved, so that the manii ficturers could get once more In full operation, the exportation of their fabrics to the t'nited States would keep down the balance of trade, so that exchange on this side would rule so high as to put at rest all fears for the future. It is our impression that trie steamer from Liverpool now nearly due. will bring accounts of a very decided improvement in the London money market. We do ni believe she wi,l have a large amount of specie on board At the departure of the packet of the 1st of May from this siue, sterling exchange ruled at six and seven per cent premium; and advices of that character reaching London, must have had a very favorable influence upon that market, accounts of which we shall receive by the Hibernia, now nearly due. having been at sea nearly twelve days. It Is will knowu in fliiauclnl circles in this city that a large amount of bullion was removed from the Britannia, just before her departure rrom Liverpool, upon the rreripi m thin side that sterling exchange had improved. The Bank of England wdl l?e much relieved by the stoppage of the drain of bullion for shipment ?> the United stated; and In the event of the nuau being favorable. and the proapocta for an abundant harvest good, thero mutt be an Immediate improvement in the financial condition of all classes In Oreut Britsln. the fTect of which will aoon be experienced on thia tide of the Atlantlo We have not been aiT-cted to any great xtent by the embarraM nent in the money marketa of Europe, but any Improvement In theae market* will ! have a corresponding lutlueuee here, at it wit) re*tor j cnftdMM, Md deeweywlth thwt 41MMM felrtfee U credit, which chipper* here here felt took Kniuuif(> |400OT e*j6 ?, Kill 105* 50 K?a<liutf it, sbe V* *** At skim i ytl c2 3* do J7* faoto K-mwcky e. iojV 50 Jo ?is 37tt mm Iiiiuoii hpl, n? 42% 30 Jo sto s'M $5000 H?uua 3<, t9u 77% 50 do sl5 37% sauuoo do 71 W 50 Mohawk R, 01 ' J* do 77% 150 Harl?.n R, 5% |o00.1 Kaadn g Bds, 73% loo do 160 53% fVKlO ii dririi Bonds, *2 250 do 53% 25 shs Bk America, 107 100 do ?C0 35% 5 Htair Bank, 90 100 do 55*. '0 Kirtnors* Trust 33X loo do bio 35% 300 do 3#4 100 do s90 35 200 do bCO 31 50 Nor Ik Wor, bCO 30% VI do sow 3iji 25 do 50% 100 * do 31% 2uo do 12m >? 30 1.50 do s15 33% 50 do 6inos 50 10<l do sCO 33% 50 do SCO 50 .30 Morris Canal, 10* 100 do 50% 50 do b30 l'i% 30 do blO 30)4 450 Canton upg, 37 13 E'ie RR, 00% 100 do 3 % II L'tica RR, 128 100 do 3G% ICO Louk Island R, slO 2C 100 do pile 37 250 do 26 50 North Aiur, UiO 9* 100 do b30 26 100 Vicksb?ro, H'% 50 do 2514 1 At? Rfl al.v kAfl 0',?? 100 lllino". Bk, M 100 Jo ?10 30 New Haven ?c H'tfd, 100 50 do tt* 525 Stoniugton, 50>4 Second Board. $5000 Indiana Boudi, 13 2 >0 aba Farmer*'Loan, 31 200?hi Harlem, blO 56 500 do bOO 230 do b 0 5? V 100 Long Island, 36 30 do uw 36V 50 do *10 26 30 no 5?V 100 do *30 M 200 do blO 36 V 25 Vicltxburg, II 50 do 56V 100 _ do b30 IIK 123 Stoaiagton, b3 51 100 N A Trust, 03% CITY TRADB REPORT. New York, Saturday Afternoon. May 39. The flour market was some firmer to-day. Further purchaser were made for shipment, which nave increased inability to prices. Sales of Genesee were chiefly made at $8 18J?aB 35; and of Michigan at 8a8 12K- Sales of Genesee were made to arrive in June at $Sa$8 12X. A sale of New York State and Illinois red wheat was made on private terms, and a lot of rather ordinary Western red sold at $1 96. Owing to the fact that parties had to enter the market for the purpose of making purchases to fill contracts, combined with comparatively moderate receipts, the price of coru wan pretty well bustallied, and gales of sound Northern yellow were made at $1 lla$l with one parcel at $1 13. Mixed was rather scarce, and sales on the spot were made at $1 05a$l OS. Sales of mixed were made to arrive la July and August at !)5a!>7o , and to arrive in all June at $1. Sales of meal were made at $0 25a$5 37%. Rye was' less tirm, and sales made at (1 15a$l 30. Oats sold at ' 62a63c.aS5c. Barley sold at 81%. Provisions continued firm, and sales of new mess pork were made at $16 50. and of new prime at $14. Beef also continued Arm, and sales of city mess were reported at $13 60, and country do. at $12 62%. Lard continued Arm. Groceries were steady; sales of St. Croix sugar were made at 7%a8% cts; sales of box, do brown were .made at 6%a7% cts, and white at 8% cts.; Bales of St. Domingo were made at 6% cts., and of Sumatra at the same price. Receipts down the Hudson, May'2Tth.?Flour, 37.360 barrels; corn meal, 158 do; corn, 23,116 bushels; wheat, 4,200 do; rye, 2,600 do. Asiiks.?We report sales of lOObblg. pearls at $6 60; sales of pots were made at $4 87%, at which they closed rather heavy. Beeswax.?Small sales of yellow were reported at 26 cents. Breadstukfs.?Flour?We report sales of 600 bbls. good Ohio at $8 18%; 700 do Michigan at $8 06%; 4a.*000 bbls. Oenesee, part for shipment to France, sold at $8 26; 2 300 do, sold fot delivery nbout the 16th June, at $8; 'IAD fin Mii'hlirjin unltl At. And rln anlil tn rive in June, at $8. Wh eat?A Bale of ordinary Western yellow was reported at $1 90: and a finall lot of 240 bushel* do. at 190c. A Bale of 4000 bushel* New York Statu and Illinois red wa* made on private term*. Com?We report sale* of about 7000 bUHliets Northern yellow at Ulo. noil 11 a 12.000 do, part round, at 112^ About 0000 do. Northern yellow, at 112,"-a a 113; 2700 do. mixed. Bold on private teruis: 3000 do aold at 105c; 2500 yellow, slightly mixed, sold at 110; 15.000 do. sold, to arrive in all June, at $1; and 10.000 do. to arrive in July and August, at 95 a 97c. Corn Meal? We report sale* of 1000 bbls at S>5 31J< a 6 37}f, ' and B'R> do. at $5 26. /lye ? haleB of 1000 bushels Were made at 115 a 120c, aud 1400 do. at I20o. Unit?8000 a 10.000 hurlu-ls were reported sold at 02,'f a 65c. Barley ?Sale* of 600 bushels were made at BIJ^'o. Black Eyed Peat?Sales of 1000 lings were made at J.3. The following are the receipts down the Hudson In the last week:? Bbl* flpur 180 000 Bushel* Corn 168 210 Bbl*. Corn Meal 54,780 Bushels Wheat 42.771 Bushels Rye 21.411 Bushels Oat* 66,084 Boots anu Shoes.?The demand is generally good with a gradual improvement in prices. Candles?Sperm were steady at 31c. Currii:?We report sale* of 200 b*gs St. Domingo at 6?v aud 100 do. Sumatra at 6??. The last Boles of Rio a are made at 7)ic. Cotton ?The sales to-day amounted to 890 bale* ? exporters took a few parcels, but the bulk of the purchases were made by spinners. Prices were without change, except that the reduced amount on sale rendered it more difficult to buy desirable parcels. Kiih?We report sales of 700 quiiita!* dry Cod at $3 47>i. Mackerel continued very hrm. with a good retail detua-id. Km'it?Tho pales of bunch llaisin* to-day, with some lots sold previously, reached about 1500 boxes at 176 m Hat?Sales were reported at 70 a73c. Hr.MF? Sales of Manilla were reported at $180 cash per ton, and at $'100, six months. The arrivals of American dew rotted were free, and the tendency of the m.irket was downward. Small sales were made on private terms. Hides.?Sales of Hio Grande have been made at 11)$, 8 months; being a decline of about )$c sinoe our last report. Other descriptions have declined in about the same proportion The stock of hides is not large, and the decline is attributable more to the season of the year; when hides are purchased with a view of holding for the fall season, and are subjected to charges of storage, Insurance. Interest and loss in weight; as well as the risk of future prices. I'resent indications seem to point to a large demand for bides n< xt fall, as the country is very bare of leather throughout. Lead?The last sal's were made at $4 30. Lr.ATHr.a -The mirltet presen'S no material change since the public sales of last week; the demand continues fully equal to th supply The stock on hand, of all dssrr pt'ons including lots withheld, is estimated under 100,01)0 sides, or about one-third the stock at this seuson last year Molasses?There was very little doing, and no ohange to note in prices. Naval Stores?The market continued inactive. Sales of spirits turpentine were reported at Sic oash. Other descriptions remained about the same. Oils? We report seles of 1100 gallons of American eity pressed linseed at 66c eauh ; 13( 0 gallons of Knglish do., In lots, at 6-2c, Sic a 60c. in cash Small sales of Ohio were made at SOc a 61c. The Cincinnati Price Current reports 1680 bbls in course of shipment to the Atlantic cities. Hales of 6000 bbls. N. W. whale were made at 31c, for export. Provisions?We report sales of about 1600 bbls. n w prime pork at $14, and 200 a 300 do new mesa at $10 30 ; 60 bbls. old mess do. s<>ld at $13 62)$, and 73 do at $16 76. Heef was very firm?sales of city mesa were reported at $13 CO ; 2ti0 do country do at $12 62)$. I.ard was firm, but no sales of moment reported. Good Western dairy Butler van worth I7)$c a 20c, and fresh good Orange do 20e a 26c. New Cheese was worth 7c a 8c. Annexed are the arrivals down the Hudson during ] luv lam WW*.? Bhl*. Beef 3.3?9 Bbls Pork 9.336 Rice.?The market continued very firm, mih to-dey were light, without change in price* Si oak ?We report aales of 70 hhde St. Croix at 79^0 a H'.j'c ; 300 boxes brown Havana *o)d at 6!{c. a 7^0., and SO do white at 8Xo. T*i.i.ow, ?Sale* wore light. A ftrictly good article of rendered would, alone, bring 9c. Tobacco?Wo annex the uiiual weekly utatement pre~ pared hy J 8. Ouni. Esq , broker, showing the price*. Hale*, receipt* and *to>'k* on hand, for the week closing thi* evening, May the '29th : Sold Pecrivid S'ock Pricti. thi$ wrtk. thil wttk. en hand. Krd?Mff,rh 'o 181 ' i63bhdiMaryland and Ohio. ? 43c* O *eed ? U * Connecticut Seed... 1 to 10 28c*. 9 100 c*. 101 ct. IVninyIvauia, do.... 7 to 16 ? ? 91 " I Klorida 3 to 40 30c?. 6.16 ? lit Havana 25 to 125 4ildi. 302 bl?. 903 b*l*?. i iiha 18 to 28 95 bis. II 105 323 " Vara. . 35 to 45 ? ? 40$ St. Domingo ? to ? ? _ ? . . . S hi hy Auction ?II .vans, 67 bl* 12 a 23>^c.. had burning; 283 1.1 a. t.U 'S 179* a ll,V. 177 h ? Cub* 209a ., \ good d. ui md for the higher grade* of the varlou* Ititiil* prevaded, mid fair price* ooula be obtained for any kind of tobacco answering thi* deacription. , Wmalkbosk? We quote N W dull at id cent*, and Soulh Sea at 99 oeut?, whi. h Were the common asking prie??. Wiiiiar.r was dull at 34 cent* Frrioh r*?fttino bu*h?l* of pea* were engaged to Liverpool at 9d To London, ? > 10*. and ?.3 15* to Bristol for provision*, standard nie.,htir.i wore offered. An engag in**tit of Hour was mud- l y u British Vessel at 9*. and by hii Am- rican do. at 2* 6d for lOud hbls to till out; 1"00 do. were rep irted taken at 9* 4d, and 6000 do. at 2* 3d; 10430 bbl* were reported engng. d to London at 2* ?J. Mid, Of consumption,after a lingering illnuas, Johiv Bailey, aged 93 year*. ill* friend* and acquaintance* are respectfully t/ivlted to atteB I his funeral troui hi* late residence, corner of .luckson and Water street*. Brooklyn on M nr.,i... <h. lint or May. at 4 o'clock P. M., without lurtlier Invitation. On the 3f?th instant, In hope* of a Messed immortality, Suii ii. C. Jacques, a^ed 47 yeurs, 7 month, and Id days. t he relative* and friends of the fnmlty are respectfully lot i oil to attend the funeral, this afternoon, at one o'clock, f.oiu lite residence of hie son, Will C Jacques, No ail Kitih street, from whence lh? remains will be conveyed to W ooil bridge. N. J lor Interment TT".| I I r ? 1 hr vf me I I. V 1 |i l.s AL Lnbu^ No 30 I O. o O. K., are u quests.I (o be run tu I in til or n 'en 11 cr ni I lie 1- ,i.t ho. in, I Union Hall this eveni n.', it R I'oleek P.M., 3'sf lost., lo tear the ,e|>., t oT he Co-inin ttsc of An inRemeniaf .r Ceiebretin OiPr di, nets Oll.BK.KT ? N XON, mv1' !' rc ' lii'imin ol'the < 'mmn tt r of \rrsn(?meV| All 111 I llr.L V> L).? Ill silj. inetll II o| the Or ir I < nin e t ? will lie held ?l Pnine's Mu.ldi .(*, on sl.iidiy, May ItnclockM. Punctual i, re.|UCsii d B> outer, IOII.N J V if, Secretary. my3l Itfh

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