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

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 4, 1847 Page 2
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fbr account; Itebeqntr btllj are par to 1* pwm Bank ?took is 169 to 1-*0 Spanish now I per cent* are 33!f, and Portuguese 4 per centa. 34to 34)^. Railway shares are very dull. Latest "-Three o'clock.?Consols for the Acconnt left off at S6*a V hut after the official closing of the market they improved to *67?, buyers. The share market ha? remained steady throughout the day at prices, in the inujority of instances, not varying .?from the quotations of yesterday. Very little business was transacted in this department of the Stock Exchange. Barm ok Emtsn. An account, pursuant to the act 7th and oth Victoria, cap 3d, for the week ending on Saturday, the sth ol May, IS47: ? Issis DeraHTMKNT. Notes issued ?22,788,866 Gov't debt ?11,016,100 Other securities... 2.984.000 t fold coin St hull ion 7,307.610 Sliver bullion 1.101.330 ?22.783.866 ?22,788.865 Bavkivh Dkpautmkvt. Proprietors'cap'l.. .?11,663,000 Gov't securities Best... 3,449,164 (including deau Public deposits (In- weightannuity)..?10.308,Ml eluding Exchequer, Other securities... 16,311,7*1 Savings' Banks, Notes.... .36 Com aixinnrr* of Gold and silver com 799, SUM Nation*l DeOt, aud Divulud A -count*) 2,870,109 Other deposit*... . 8,930,320 Seven day and other bill* 813,760 ?30.616-361 ?30,616,361 Dated the 13th d?y of May, I8lT. The above acoouuts,compared with those of laat week, exhibit ~ ~ . riQi 71s A deireneof Cirriilstioii of. -i70 Q? A decree of Public DejawiUof A decreue of other Deposits o! J?l72n A decreed of Sjeuritie,of 230.073 An increase of Bullion of 2)1.04. Atl i icre tse of Rest of. 36,4M An increase of Rcseive of 424,2.0 The amount of Votes in actual circul'n. is? 19,592,121) Ditto of seven day and ojlier bills 813,760 Bank of Koffluid Circulation at May 8... ?20,406,080 Amount of Bullion iu both departments is... ?9,588,759 Commercial Intelligence. [From the kuropean Times, May 19.] The paat fort flight has been one of tnur.h anxiety and great trial in commercial circles. Although, occaatonal)y here ami there, symptoms of an improved trade have mauifeated iheinsrlve*. atill, generally speaking. there haa been a complete Htand in business. This hot been caused by the hi?h price of proviaiona, the scarcity of money, and the prospect of farther draina upon the reaourcca of the country to tucet the impending trinla caused by the want of food in Ireland, and the scarcity of employinent iu the manufacturing districts The importation of foreign and colonial produce have been to a pretty large extent since the 4th instant, and merchants have liberally supplied the markets ; but dealers have become cautious in their operations ; at the same time they are beginning to buy more freely of articles of direct consumption ut a small cessation in price All articles, however, being the raw material of manufactures, continue depressed and neglected. The cotton trade has suffered severely from the pressure which has prevailed in monetary circles The transactions in this article during the fortnight have been small, and prices are now considerably below our last quotations. A better feeling has. however, begun to manifest itself since merchants bad leisure to peruse the advices brought by the steamship Cambria ; a greater amount of business is being done, and prices have an advancing tendency The sales of the fortnight euding May 14 were 0.5,300 bales: of this quantity 41110 American were taken on speculation ; 1800 American. 300 Pernam. and 200 Surats. for export The limited extent of the demand which has prevailed caused holders to accept lower prices ; consequently, from the 1st to the 7th a deel ne of l4d to *,d in American, and '4d to ?,'d in all other kind* long-stapled not excepted wits estab lished. During the course of the week ending May 14. a further decline of l?d. per lb was accepted by holders of American descriptions. The prices declared by the committee of brokers, Vlay 14. for fair cotton were? Bowed. 6t,d ; Mobile. 6>jd. ; and Orleans. tt3t?d. The imports of the fortnight are .12,1133 bales ; this year. 472.2A6 The estimated, stock of cotton in Liverpool on the 14th""instant was & 18.500 bales. At the same time last year it was 7di(.870 ; thereby showing a dutlcieucy this year of 262.370 bales. The smallness of the stocks of grain all over K.urope and the consequent clearness of provisions, become more and more felt; and. high as prices were previously, a ' further and important advance has taken place in the value of breadslutfs. us well lu this country as at many of the near continental ports within the last fortnight The fear that there may not be a sufficiency of food in the king lorn to carry us on to next harvest, and the doubt generally entertained whether enough will reach us from foreign countries to make up l'ur tne home deficiency, have been the causes of the late advance; and we must aduut that the shortness of the supplies from the growers, the rapid diminution of the stocks in the granaries at the different maritime ports, and the general toue of the advices from abroad, have utlorded ample grounds',for ^apprehension Wheal has. however, now reached so high a point as to put it beyoud the reach of the poorer classes; a greatly contracted consumption must, thorefore. follow; and this may. perhaps be the means of staying any further immediate rise in the value. On the 4lh iliituut we quoted < uuadiun red wheat at lis to lis 2d; white ditto 1 Is 3d to Ils4d: United States red lis. 3d to I Is 0u; white ditto 1 Is Ad to 12s 3d. Yesterday it was sold as follows;? Canadiun red wheat. 13s. ill to lis.; white ditto. 14s to 14s 3d ; United Stall s red. 1.1s vd to 14s; white ditto 14s. 3d. to 14s. bd Indian < orn was worth POs. to 51s 6d on the 4th ins' Yesterday it brought 63s. to 66s per quarter >f 4.su lbs. Ou the 4th lust we quoted Cu nudum sweet flour at 40s. to 41s. per brl . and 11 ui tod Males sweet at 39s to 40s 6d. Our quotations to-day show a rise of m bd lobs per quarter ou the former and Ss. tid to !*?. lid. ou the latter. 1 he latest accouuts. from lite Continental markets show that much scarcity prevails in several parts, hut us the navigation was opened up, large supplies were expected to come down the rivers in a very short time, whereby the wan is of the people of those countries would nut only be nupplo-d but that numerous cargoes would be transported to these kingdoms. Accounts from Smyrna, dated 3t)th uil mention that gruin hud further declined in value, und that the accounts from the adjacent localities on the subject of the crop were decidedly of a nature greatly to allay future anxiety, while the estimates madeot'the quantity uvailuble lor present necessities exceeded all previous returns. The market for American cured provisions keeps steady; and as there is little or nothing of this description of goods now arriving from Ireland, the importations from the United States, in most instances, meet a ready sale. The value of beef, pork, mid hauis is much the same as last noted. Uacuu. however, in consequence of the scarcity of supplies, and particularly of fresh meat which rauges Iroui 7Xd. to 9d per lb., has an excellent demand, and the ratisuow current are from 2s to 3s above,those last noted. Of vheese the arrivals during the past fortnight have been of a limited cliaracter; prices have consequently advanced Is. per cwt The prices now obtainable vary from 42s to bus per cwt , according to quality. There has been a decline of 2s or ' it. per i-wt in AinerlcsU tallow cince the 4th lost I'lial article in now sold at 44* to 46* per cwt. At present there is no Ainer can liutter in the market. Sugar lias lieeu iu moderate hut not extensive demand both iU Loudon. Bristol. Liverpool, ami < ilango*. ami although Lord John Kussell hue promised to take iuto consideration the propriety of prohibiting the use ol grain iu distilleries, the price of ull descriptions has rather a declining tendency. The use of sugar in distilleries instead of grain, would, of course, raise its price, as an extra quantity, to the extent of 1800 tous. would be wanted weekly. The retlued market has recovered froui its depression A better business is now doing, and prices are on the advance. Lumps, to pass the standard, are now quoted at 63s. Ud. to 64s., und brown grocery at 62*. 6d. The coffee market remains in a dull and depressed state. The only description in which there has been any movement upwards worth notice since our last " lieview" is native Leylon. The value of this article is now Is to Is. 6d. higher than that given in our quotations on the 1st inst Jamaica now sell* at rather irregular prices, but not on the whole below those current at the beginning of the month. Holders, unwilling to accept the prices offered, have, during the last week, taken iu about 4400 bags of Porto llieo, offered iu public sale. lium of every description meets with iucreasud attention. and prices continue to advance. The stock is still less thin it was last year, although there are further arrivals, whilst the deliveries forhoine consumption uud exportation continue to improve. Kice has commanded very great attention during the greater part of the last two weeks. The exc teineiit which has prevailed seems, however, to he on the decline, and prices are giving way. bengal is now quoted at 23*. 6d to 23s and Madras at 23s 6d ( leaned Kice. as it is termed, has been iu good demand; and tor < arolina prices have rose to 3o* and some so high as 36s.? The home deliveries exceed those of last year up to this period by 3146 bags, but the importation lias been heavier by 63.818 bugs whilst for exportation less has been taken by 2!'."00 bags, and the stock is larger than in 1846 at this tune by 24.000 bags, whilst prices are higher than at that time by 10* to 12s. per cwt. 'The reports from the several leading wool markets are. every thing considered, ot a satisfactory character We have elsewhere noticed the public sales which have been neiil in London since the 4th instant Kroin that report. It will oe perceived, that although colonial sorts were in good demand, prices were somewhat lower when roinpared to those paid at the previous sale For the proceedings in the wool market at Liverpool, we refer our readers to the circular of .Messrs Hughes &. Ronald Mince on r last publication the pressure upon the money market ho* been more severe than has been experienced for years past Matters, however, appear to be improving. During the last week there has been mi increase In the deposits to the extent of ? >70 000, while the rest and the reserve have also increased considerably. and the bullion has increased to the extent of a quarter of a million These favorable circumstances nave enabled tne uail* to (liecoum. nmrn ireeiy. eren (ill bill* that have had an much a* three mouth* to run ? Advance* were made to banker* at &H per cent on prnmiecuou* paper. Thd favorable elate of- the American change* ha* had a beneficial effect on the market The < on?ol market, neverthele**. ha* been marked throughout by general heaviness, and the belief i* general that the Chancellor of the Exchequer will have to fund a portion of the exchequer bill* now afloat In Liverpool we are glinl to *tate that the payment* of the present week, which are *uppo*ed to be the heaviest ever known, are provided for. and that the Mihernia. which *ail* today. will take out the new* of all engagement* fulfilled The preMurn during the last fortnight ha* been moat inten*e; but by extraordinary effort* and aacritlce* credit ka* been preserved The position of affair* i* now thin: the extreme |irc**ur* i* gone, hut in ney *till remain* extremely *eavce and dear far too dear for the profitable prosecution of buxine**. < iUr quoUtton* for all the aevcral stock*, though lower than the closing price* of th? la*t steamer, Diilrt he understood to be I to '2 per cent higher than the lowe*t price* during the Interval a* a very decided improvement took place between the 9th and the i?th instant There can be no doubt that the bank i* In a steadily improving position ; the present amount of bullion held by the establishment I* estimated, by very competent judge*, to be ten million*, wbilxt the reserve of hank note* l* nearly four million*. The market to-day i* Steady, with little doing Consols for the account have been done at flffb, \ pnd for money at H i>4 f, y,, bank itock, I8f); J per ! ?85* X K ! P? cent*. $7 MX Mt( ; I long annuities 9 ; exchequer bill*. (1000) I prem to par; ditto, (400) 9 pre in to 3 <11* ; ditto, (100 and 300) .4 pram to par. In the foreign ?tock market there 1* *carrely any bu?ine*a doing ; Spanish new 3 per cent* 33Jf ; Portuguese 4 per cent*. 34X j Hutch 9X per cent*, ?7X Xtill freight*. Meier* Focke It Boult report that a conaidentblu decline lia* taken plane in the value of he(n*en 'leek*, which cannot now lie i|UOleil higher than Pi to ' A'.'neper head for the northern port*, even fbr the r?- j duced number of pa**eng*r* allowed by the new law The export of manufacture* continue* to a fair extent, but de*'i. weight ha* been slack comparatively We , quote for .New \ ork?dead weight. 7* to 9* per ton; One good*. 14* to .'0k; earthenware. 4* to tia. Boston?dead weight. Id* (id; fine gooda, 30*; earthenware, tt* I'hilaI duiphia?dead weight, 10* to 13* lid; fine gooda, 30*; j earthenware. 8*. New Orloan*?dead weight. 13* (id I to 14* ; tine good*, 34* ; earthenware. 7* (id to 8* Tin- amount* trolll Uie unuumi iunBS umncn oreiu the most gloomy character, and little hope can yet be entertained of any decided or substautial improvement, at least uutil the price of provisions is lower, and the demand for manufactured goods increased. The abort time system, as it is termed, still prevails in many of the cot ton and woollen districts, so that numbers of theope| ratives are nearly destitute of employment, and their means of subsistence, if not cut off, very seriously curtailed The latest intelligence from Bradford, Halifax, I II udders Held. Leeds, Ik c . complain of the absence of deiuaud for woollen and worsted goods. We trust tbat we have, If not entirely, at least very nearly, reached the climax of the depression which has visited the trade and commerce of this country. Liverpool Cottom Market, May 14.?L'nder the continued pressure iu money matters, and the high prices of breadstuff's, our market this week has been much intluenced and unsettled in price; early in the week, much gloom prevailed, and low sales were being made, fully under Friday's prices for American descriptions Vet. although there does not, at this moment, seem to be the same pressure to sell, we must consider our present range of prices >? a >? lower, for American descriptions. and }i for other kinds. 478 bales loug stapled New Orleans (Mustedon) were offered at auction to-day. but not auy sold. Speculators have taken this week 800 bales or American, aud exporters 16'JO bales or American and 300 lYruain The sales to-day are about 4000 bales, of all kinds The steamer of 1st lust, arrived last night Her accounts confirm those previously received as to the crop. ike. l.MroHT tsn Sales ov Cottoi* Wool at Liverpool, ma tile 9TH just. TO ihis hay. ij4clusivjl Sales. Thin w ki Current Price*. Descriptions. 18IS. This sales. This Wop May 16, '16 $ame lime V a -. Total fair. fair Sea M mil >. 4,860 1,960 230 12K 14 2s. 10)^14 2t SiM do 630 600 ? 4,'J 8 12 3H ?>? Upland 137,370 132,320 5,780 6 J* 6.S' H4 3)2 ,'i 6>i .New Orleans . . 347,040 219,170 11.66(1 6>i 8 3?a Ala. Ik Mobile . 99.930 72,140 6.970 1 6>j 7 3* 5 6S Tot. American. 688,720 129.liO 23.630 Totil ill sorts. . 707,210 637.610 28,320 146,400 biles taken upon speculation this year. 116.360 do. do. do. same lime 1816 26.600 bales for export and 367,700 bales by the trade, thisysar. 66,110 do do. 648,020 do. do. 1846. ? IP. Clare and Sons. Liverpool Cc.ttoi* Markkt?For the fPeek ending May 7.?We have passed a week of great agitation in our cotton market. On Saturday, under the influence of somewhat easier discounts and the Russian gold, a large business was done. Probably 9000 to 10,000 bales were sold, nearly one-half being on speculation. The proceedings on that day (we mean the speculative part of it) can hardly be viewed as otherwise than a somewhut'unguardeu movement, and prejudicial to the general interests of our market ; especially so, when it is considered how much our proceedings are under public notice, and how very distasteful these large speculations are at this trying moment to those parties in Loudon who aloue hare the power of affording some tempora y relief. This speculative buying, however, was followed no further?it ccosed-on Saturday. On Monday the demaud was fair?40(8) hags sold to the trade at steady prices. Tuesday was Hat aud dull in the extreme, and but little done Wednesday the game, but greatly aggravated, and forced sales for money. Yesterday again the same as Wednesday, and perhaps in a still stronger degree. This morniug. on the contrary, there appears to be a fair trade demand, without any undue anxiety either to buy or sell, and the market has a more cheerful and settled appearance. During these varied proceedings prices liuve fluctuated from about )?d advance under the speculative demand of Saturday, to decline under the money pressure of Wednesday aud yesterday, the market selling at a decline of 'ad under the published quotations of Friday last. We ought not to omit reporting that a list of the receipts at the ports of the United States, of a later date, has been received. On the 14th, It appears 133 0(10 bales less hail been brought in than at the same 1 period last year. 1 hege decreasing supplies. confirming the worn. statements of short crop, have no effect fur thi' moment, except perhaps upon the few who holding their stoc ks with ease, arc quietly looking forward, not withount confidence, to the future The exchange also couics much more favorable. 111)01) American have been taken ou speculation; and 300 American and 200 Hurats for export. Sales for the week amount to 27,070 bales.? Geo. Holt if- Co. Another Report?Ou Saturday, in the expectation that the extreme stringency of the money market would in some degree relux, owing to the rumored investments about to be made in the funds by the Russian Gov- ru ment, uu impulse was given to the demand, and fully >?d per pound advance was obtained upou all descriptions of tinerican. From Monduy to the close of the week there lias been a complete cessation of speculative inquiry .and the pressure for money becoming most iutenee. some partics to effect sales have been compelled to submit to a se rious decline, the reduction In several instances being ,'fil per pound upou tile quotations of last week; Miral uud other descriptions are }>d to Htd lower To-day the tradi have been induced to purchase to a fair extent, and tne market closes with rather more firmness Taken on speculation 3.3 >0 American. and for export 3o0 Aim ricuu and 20(1 .Sural. .Sales of the week. 27,0.0 bales.? United H' okera. For the Week Ending May \4th.? We have passed another week of great depression in our Cotton market and from the same cause. There is. however, considerable relaxation as to tile main dilltcuily. namely, that of obtaining cash for good bills, aud, consequently, those holders depending upon discounts for paying their acceptances are in som.t degree relieved from the necessity of pressing sales of Cotton at all hazards. This money pressure, however, aud its cause?tile high price and appreheuded scarcity of provisions, have acted upon us so tar as to bring about a further deutine of .'ad per lb on nearly all descriptions of American, reckoniug up to last night. Uut this morning the Cambria o> the 1st iu.il.aul ill in bringing uu improved statu of the exchange with tin- 1'nited Stales, and showing the receipts of the porta to have now reached the deticiency of 174.000 bales as compared with laat year, being evidence in favor of the very lowest eatiiuatea of ahort crop. Our market haa Consequently assumed a ateadier appearance Kxportera. whoae orders had been lying over, are now venturing on moderate business, and several sales of Orleans. ut ti'?d to 7d, have been made for Ihnt account ? i'he tine weather la also prbduciug its natural effect upon all We therefore Dually conclude the week with a reduction from the scale of Friday laat of oulv ,'?d pur lb. according to the quotations given below 800 American have becu taken on speculation, and 1400 American and ;lno Peruauis for export. Sales to-day 4.C0O to 6.Out) bales. I'he sales of the week auiouut to 48.400 bales.? George Hull 4' Gii .inoihrr Report?Prices of American must again be quoted fully Sid per lb lower, at which reductiuu the market lias been freely supplied; and although the pressure to sell haa not beeu quite so urgent, still sufficient relief does not seem to have been yet obtained, and the market has been dull throughout; lira7.il, Egyptian, aud Surat are each slightly in favor of the buyer Speculators have only taken 800 bales of Americau. Exporters are more tree buyers at the low rates current, having takeu 1400 American aud 300 Pernam. The market to-day closes with rather more steadiness. The | sales for the week are *38,490 bales ?United Rrokeri. Report for',.May lb and 18 ?Since Friday last there has been more animation in our,(-otton market. On Saturday the deniaud was lively', and.from 8000 to 0000 bales changed hands, a considerable portion of which was taken by speculators and exporters. An advance of J?d per lb on the prices current on Thursday last, was also paid on most descriptions The sales on Monday were from lOno to .'000 bales; and yesterday about 3000 bales changed hands lit firmly sustained prices. 'I'he market closed quietly, but holders have full ccufidcnce in their position. I.itf neooi. Markets, May Is.?Ashes? Uoth Montreal Pot aud I'earl have been in a neglected position, and our present quotations are obtained with difficulty, even for the smallest parcels ('0*1?We have no change in this market. The demand for export is usually less this season of the year. Prices are steady Hides No public sales have been held during the past fortnight. The murKi'i remains wiuioui animation, DUl we cannot note any reduction in prior* Iron?There Is ntill ft steady and unabated demand for iron, and price* continue to be well sustained Owing to the pressure lor money, several lot* of I'ig have been thrown upon tho market, and have been sold ut lower rate* than last quoted for prompt rash; hut in the general trade there is no change of importance to notice There is little or nothing doing just now on speculation Current rales are: for pigs in Ulasgow. ?3 7s tid per ton; in Liverpool ?3 17s tid to ?4; merchant bars ?!? 10sj l>est rolled ?10 16?; hoops ?11 lis to ?11 10s; sheets ?12; best plates ? I J 10s- all in Liverpool. Naval Stores The business done lias been so very trivial that no sales have been reported Prices remain much the same as before. Oils In tlsh there is hardly any business doing; pale rape is dull ol sale, and linseed has latterly been sold at 2da (id to iris ltd per cwt for exportation Hales of American oil of turpentine are made at Ml*, for liritish ft2a is demanded I'alm has been neglected ; prices have consequently receded. We now quote the article at ?33 to ?33 Ills per ton Mice has been In excellent demand, and sale* to u large extent were effected at higher rates The trans actions of ttie past fortnight arc 22.30 tierces Carolina, the greater part of which sold at 23s to 20* tid tor good to tine ; I'J.U00 hags bengal one third of which is to arrive. at 21s; 3.i00 hags on the spot brought 20s to 20* lid for broken, and 21s tid to 22s lid for good 700 bags ot Italian were also sold at 21s Ad to 22s per cwt Hall 1'he demand Is not quite so brisk as it was, but there Is no alteration In price since our last, and we therefore continue previous quotations Ileal fine stoved In bags Biiwu.imni.iiuwwui, ' " I'" lis Ad to 13*; marine anil tiultnr lis; common Ox; river freight 3*; (lock and town ducsDd per ton Heed* -Con*iderable quantities of French clover*eed have fonncl buyer* during the past fortnight, chiefly 41* to 4.2* per cwl. le** duty Occasional *niull dale* are effected in New \ ork Hax*ecd (I(i4fl) at4H* to 4!l* per hhd Tallow? We have had an irregular market for lhIa article hIiicu the l?t instant; the sale* reported include IdO cask* St. I'etsrsburgh \ < in small ipiantitie* at AOs; latterly Home ha* been disponed of at 4ns, but generally til* to l!l* lid ha* been paid In other *ort* little business is doing but wo quote North American at 40* to 47*, and Odessa at 44* per cwt Tea The market ha* been very dull sduring the present month. Little or no business h,i* been done, and tliH few sale* effected have been ill favor of the buyer. Tobacco Nearly MM) hbd* sold to the present date, consisting chiefly of Virginia and Western strips, taken for Ireland ami heme consumption In price*, no alteration to notice Wool- We have had very little doing this month in any kind of wool*, in rouie measure owing to the trade Is nig engaged w.lh the London public Rale*, which commenced on the bill and terminated on the I Uh instant The quantity offered there was not so large a* usual, consisting chiefly of flne colonial, the greater part of wliich was disposed of; and although the prices arte rather unsatisfactory, still the result la as thvoraWe us was to hs expected In the present 1 very unsettled stats of commercial affairs. The principal reduction ?u on heavy conditioned wools, on which it is estimated at 'id to 3d per lb. Our nest public sales are fixed to commence on the *i7th instant, when about 0000 bales of tine and otber wools will be offered, and a numerous attendance Is expected. Losuon Mam sets, Mar 18.?Cotton?A very limited amount of business has been transacted at the market since the 1st instant; in fact, business bas been entirely checked by the state of the money market No sales hare been reported during the fortnight; but some parcels hare been disposed of for cash at a decline of ,V?d lo ,','d per p?und from our last quotations. Hops?Ad improved feeling had manifested itself in the market for all kinds of heps, and In the better sorts an extensive business doing Prices are also a shade higher. We quote mtdd and East Kent 9tfs to 131s. weald of Kent 90s to 1U0.4. ttlld KukmpX Iinclriitfl 7fta Uila ?u?> ..lal This ?s?. counts from the plantations represent that poleing hail concluded, and that the grounds, In consequence of the 1 tte cold weather, were free from weeds of every description. The hop is coming up. without auy exception, strong and healthy, aud though so late in the season before it ui id* its appearance, is growing remarkably fast, and is little infested with the flea. Appearances are, at present, in favor of a large crop. Metals?Iron : Roth Welsh end Staffordshire have been little inquired for during the past fortnight, and although prices are quoted similar to last month, holders willingly sell some descriptions at 6s to 7s 6d per ton under present quotations Kails have been in fall demand at prices varying from i,'S 17s 6d to ?9 10s In Wales, according to section Scotch Pig Iron has experienced a decline of As to 7s per ton since last mouth, owing to some large parcels having been forced on the market by the Glasgow Banks, who had advanced money to the speculators. Within the last fortnight about 1 d,000 tons changed hands at prices varying from 70s to 63s for mixed Nos. delivered at Glasgow. Swedish Iron aud Steel continue very Arm.and the stocks are rather small. Knglish Copper is held Arm, and a fuir business doing,principally for the home trade. i iu?cuguau un a isueu jto per ion uuring lue uiuubu, with every prospect of a further decline. Bancs has dropped front 100s to 96s, and Straits has been sold as low as 89s. but holders are now asking 91s Tin Plates are exceedingly dull, and lower prices would be submitted to for good orders. English Pig Lead is linn at quotations. Of Spunish and American there is no stock Spelter?This article has been in good demand during the month at ?20 per ton for .May and June shipment from the Baltic, and ? 21 on the Bpot, Holders are very Drin and looking for higher prices, owing to the reduced stock here, which is now only 1,170 tons N'aval Stores.?The price of the spirits of turpentine is below our last quotations ; nevertheless, the contracts eutered into have not been of much moment, and 4;is to 46h is the value, with a good supply. Hough turpentine is little wanted, and can be obtained upon lower terms, lis (id being the present price, whilst the market is better supplied. Tar has met with little attention, but owing to the scanty supply, prices range high ; Stockholm being worth 23s 6d to 24s, and Archangel 23 s per burrcl. Kuglish coal tar is fetching 7s 6d. ProvisionsThere is not an extensive demand for Irish butter; former rates cannot, therefore, be obtained, although the stock here is small of all sorts. New, for arrival, no sales at present have been made, ulthough there is a desire to sell, and large parcels are shortly expectud. With Dutch the market has been plentifully supplied, and the demand having fallen off, a decline in the value took place, tine Kriexlaud, Kiel and Holstein selling at 92s to 94s, and other qualities 74s to 90s per cwt. Several parcels are left undisposed of, especiaUy of line sorts, and there are many arrivals near at hund. Kor English the market is in a quiet state ; the supply is on the increase, whilst prices are on the decline. Kine Dorset 90s to 100s. middling 80s to 90s per cwt, and fresh at 10s to 13s per dozen pounds. Holders of bacon are asking former rates; the demand, however, has been limited for all kinds, the high rates, together with the diminished consumption, causing the town and country trade to purchase only sufficient for their present wants. vVe quote sizeable landed at 74s to 80s, and heavy, 72s to 77s. There are sellers for arrivals under these rates, but no buyers are to be met with. An opinion exists thut prices will tuke a downward movement ere long. Middles of heavy sizes have been in good demand at former rates, but small are dull of sale aud easier to buy. The value of bale is 64s to 08s, uud of tierce 60s to 63s. Kor hams there has bien a much better demand, nnd 64s to 80s are the rates paid for Irish, according to quality: and many purchases have been mudo. Waterford bladdervd at 7Hs to 84a; Belfast 68a to 8Ja. keg and lirkiu GJs to 08s. and American 60s to GOs. Kico coutiuuea very Urw, and full prices are naked but the amount of business doue is not large, merchants being more inclined to realise than otherwise. Wo now quote Bengal on the spot, low to middling white '24s to 268, good to flue 26s Gd to 28s. yellow 22s tid to 23s Gd; Madras 22s to 23s, and white 23a tid to 24s 64; Bengal white, to arrive, 24a to 25s, yellow 21s Gd to 22a Gd; and Madras yellow and white 21s to 23s per ewt. A lew dsys ugo a quantity of Carolina, American cleaned, nil sold? good at 28s Gd to 29s Gd. sea damaged 20a to 28s, and slightly acented with turpentine, 28s to 28s Gd per cwt.? fallow?The market has a Arm appeurauce, and late rates ure now supported. Fine St. Petersburg, on the spot, is held for 47s. Gd., and for arrival in the lust three mouths of the year. 46s. to 46s. Gd per cwt. Town made has lately had a better sale. Tea?The anxiety to realize on arrivuls coulinues unabated, and establishes a currency for all the more useful kinds, which presses most severely on the importer, benefitting, however, the dealer and the consumer at his expense. Common souud Congou is not abundant, and 9d. per lb. is still the ruling quotation. Those who can hold stocks will, in the issue, reap advantage. Wool?There lias been a good demand for colonial at the publiu sales which have just concluded, but in consequence of the stiffness of money and the dearuess of gruin. merchants have been compelled to submit to a reduction on the rates of the last uuctions of 2d. to 2J?d. for low and middling qualities, and to rather lower prices fur the belter kinds, other kiuds have slightly falieu in value; nevertheless llie demand has been better than was expected. The quantity declared was not large, and amouuts to lU.oOn I,ales of colonial; 3 000 bales other sorts Nearly lb< whole passed the sales however, and found buyers. Aus iraiian sheep cleuu f tched 10d. to 2s. 3d . iu the grease 3d. to lid.; lambs cleau. Is. 3d to Is I0d.; iu grease, id toO^d.; V. D. laud sheeps cleau, is 2d. to Is 6d.; lambs. Is. 7d. to Is. 9^d ; Cape, sheeps cleau, 9d. to Is 4d ; in the grease, Gd to71?d.; lambs clean, lid. to Is l?d.; South Australian, sheeps clean. Is. 2d. to Is. 9d.; lambs. Is. 71sd ; St Helena. 9\d. to lOd ; United Stales Ih, .in. 10 in. /u.; .Australian .agricultural society s wool fetched -s. to ds, dd. for clean sheeps. IIavrr Mahkkts, May 15.?CottonH?We are wtjll unable to unnouuce any amended feeling in our market, which during the whole of the week has exhibited the mime dull appearance that prevailed at the clone of our preceding circular. Although the general satisfactory leuor of the advices from the lluited Stales. of dint ult. brought by the Zurich, wan calculated to produce a favorable change, and under ordiuary circumstances to call forth perhapa a speculative spirit, the reverse ha* been the case; the deiuaud has at no time been distinguitdied by the slightest symptom) of animation, and the ealen. which have not averaged daily more than 600 bale* were in some description)) made at u concession of f. 1 on our previoun quotations. The gloomy character ol the accouutn from Kugland, where the increased difllculiy in mouey matters, presses heavily upon commercial transactions, added to the depressed condition in almost every branch of trade, as well there as in Ibis couutry. deter buyers from operating beyond the most urgent necessities. and remove for the present all prospect of an amelioration. On the othcr.haud. the further rise in breadstuff*, by adding to the distress already so universal amongst the working classes, considerably restricts the consumption of manufactured goods, anil as long as 110 relief from the excessive dearness in every article of food, can be afforded to alleviate their sufferings, it is to be apprehended that a mure wholesome state of things is yet far remote, 'i his will, however, depend in a great measure upon the intelligence from Liverpool, where an improvement in business is usually followed by a corresponding feeling on this side of tnu channel Sales effected: 1.1161 hales New Orleans, f. 84alU7; 11.1a do Mobile, f HiaPO; 8811 do Upland, f. 6.1 AOc alll; 150 do New Orleans, to arrive, f. 80 50c; 187 do Carthagcna. f 60? total amount, 4,3dd hales. The imports during the same period amount to 14,485 bales. Ashes? Our market remains in the same situation as last week; we therefore still quote American Potash at 46f to 46 50. nd I'carlash at 4sf to 40 per 50 kil duty (8f >) paid. The Zurich, from New York, had ?n board 47 UUIB I in.*. nines vjur mami'i mis oeen 111 a Stale 01 Htagiisilion, nnd nothing deserving of notice in likely to I occur until the expected supplies have come forward ? The arrivals consist of JO.010 Hide* from Monte Video. Iti 413 from Ilio (tr&nde, 1575 front ilraziU, 13?J from the United St ii ten. and 000 coast wine Itice?A spirited demand lias been manifested in Carolina, and 3600 bids in fir?t and MOODd hand* found buyers at 3Jf to 3bf per M kilo., making an advance of 3f to 4f on preceding limitations. We have received IH-lti tierce* from New Vork and Charleston Our stock I* reduced to 600 tierce*. Tallow, he?No demand ha* been manifested either in tallow.or Americau lard, price* of which, however, have undergone no alteration The import* were J7H cask* tallow ami lard, ex 1'hracian. from New Orleans, and Argo, from New Vork, nnu 31 cask* tallow from Monte Video. Whalebone?Nothing whatever ha* been done j in thi* article duilng the la*t sennight. and prices therefore remain at prevloti* (juulutioii*, viz: ? Northwestern fishery at f J ID to 4 'JO, and Southern at f. J JO

to J J3 per >j kil . duty paid. We have received JIJ bundle* from New York, uud another parcel by one of our whaler* Stock on hand 100 tons against IJO tons la?t year. Wheat and Flour?There lia* la-en again a bri?K demand manifested in these article*, a* well for consumption a* for export, and price* have experienced a further advance; latterly, however, it ha* been le*s spirited, owing to the amended aspect of the weather. In foreign wheat we have to record sale* of bOun hectolitre* United states. F.ugli.-h and northern growth, at I I0J to 10. 50 per sack oi .'0 i kil., and .000 hectolitre* rye nl f7J .30 to 70 50 per sack. The transaction* In American Hour have been very considerable, about Ml,iNio hl.ls in loco aud to arrive, having been taken as follows, viz: llaltiniore and Philadelphia, in loco, at f .?>J M) to .34; New Orleans at f 64 to 00; New Y ork and Ocuesee at f 60 .30 to 67 per bbl. Parcels to arrive were sold at f 6J to 65 per hbl, according to brand and term of delivery. Yesterday there wa* less animation displayed in the buying, hut the market closed at f 50 to 67 per hhl for New Oileaii* and New Y ork, in loco. Wc have also to record sai.-s of J000 hhl* ryo Hour at f 4J 60 to 44 per hhl. The imports were 3J.000 hhl* flour. 0111 bag* wheat, and J740 hag* rye. from the Unlt^l State*; 4H4H bbls flour, and J . cargoes wheat irotn hngland aud the llaltle In other articles, we have received from the l.'uiled state* J J casks quercitron burk. Jll cask* tallow. 47 hhl* bird, JO hags bee* wax, 13u0 bundle* palm L.f u.,.l I IU I.. UoMmv. ^pril I. Import* The import market manifest* continued and increasing dultnc** The scarcity of money generally felt ha* checked business. and there *ecm* to be very little inquiry lor transmission ta the Interior, while local want* would appear to have been Hntlnlii il by the purchases made In February hint, and in the early part of March. The offer* for nearly every description of good* are much larger than they were lately, and many parties In rnnii .jurnce are actually reI fusing to show tin Ir mock* unhand. lotion turns? Intheeeweare only advised of the following sale*:? Mule tilst. No. .'(). ti ? to ti'.4 anna* per lb : No .10 at f?K to 10. Water twist, No .'lu. at 8!? to No. 'Jo at 7'.,; No. 90 to '10 at Freight* are again tirm at i!7 per ton to Liverpool. Hiuce our last X'i .>* ha* been paid, but till* very extreme rate ha* not been *u*tained ; an engagement or two having been made on the arrival of two or three ve-sel* at once at JtO 17* fid. To London engagement* have been made at X'ti ID* to A'fi 15*. To China J9r to J4r per candy continue* the rate Money? The market is becoming exceedingly tight, and accord tarty tlttN if alight derlta# I* tha Wt* nominal values of public fundi Tht^ tendency in yet on tha Increase. Exchange ?The rata of 6 month* bill* on England U down to da Oigd to da 0\'d, at both of which ratal transactions bar* had effect. The effect of the government announcement of thair intaution to make large advancea on India produce thia aeaaon consigned to England has not yet been well ascertained. It would seein to hare caused a decline in the rate of exchange already. Price of Bullion?Sovereign, each, II rupee* t anna; Bank of England note* per Jt", each, 10 rupees S anna*. Calcutta, March dO?Since our last report, the position of commercial affairs has been, generally speaking, most unsatisfactory; for although the Out lit of the 13th aunounced that government were prepared to advance a further sunt of ?1.0000. ou the hypothecation of goods, at the previous rate of ds per rupee, (a moat unaccountable proceeding, when it is considered that the Bank of Bengal has raised its rates of interest aud discount 3 per caut, and that of the government has remained unaltered! various circumstances prevent this having the ameliorating effect 'which might have been anticipated, and. in tact, render it almost a dead letter, there being but little indigo or allk remaining to go forward,and the soarcityof tounage precluding it being taken advantage of to any extent,with respect to the more bulky staples,so that the amount to be drawn Irom line source will, in all probability, be Insignificant for some months. Imports ?British Cotton Piece Goods.?The intelligence received by the mail of the dbth of January, of the somewhat downward tendency of the cotton market at home, has caused holders here in most instances in mauiI lest rather more disposition to realise than at the date of our last, to which they have been further induced by the steady advance in exchange, and we have consequently more extensive sales to report, those of grey shirtings during the past fortnight being already in excess of those of the previous month; and although in bleached there has not been so much doing, a moderate demand nevertheless exists, and sales to some extent would be p racticable were holders disposed to submit to a slight decline. Mule Twist?The speculative demand noticed In our last having entirely ceased, the reported sales show a very considerable falling off as compared with those of last month In prices, however, we have no material change to notice, holders, although willing sellers at present rates, beiug firm in resisting the slightest decline Exports?Hides ?Since the beginning of the month there has been even less disposition evinced to operate in this article, and the few parcels of ordinary and medium qualities taken for the Kuglish and French markets have been at a further reduction in prices The Americans have of late come forward more freely, and have purcl aved to a fair extent both ot oow and buffalo; and sinoe the 1st instant have exported 13d pieces. Indigo?Business siuce our last has been counned to four public sales, at which about 1000 chests of low qualities found purchasers at from former rates to a slight advance. Since the 1st of November last tbere nave been exporteu to ."Norm America oiu diesis. un Seeds?Business In these seeds for the European market remains at a atand, but linseed has been in moderate demund fur America, without alteration in value Freights?Nothing has aa yet occurred tocheck the upward tendency of freights, but. on the contrary, the favorable position of the home markets for most of our bulky export staples, aud the comparatively low prices current here, the limited arrivals during the past fortuight*and even more limited departures from England for this country, combined with the advices daily received of a corresponding scarcity of tonnage in all the adjacent ports, have enabled consignees to obtain even higher rates. Exchange?Our exchange on England has had a decidedly upward tendency for some time past, which has not been in the slightest degree checked by the large amount advertised by government as available on the hypothecation of goods, owing to the extent of funds required to be drawn for. entirely unconnected with shipments of produce, which has brought an unusual abundanoe of bills in the market, at a time when the tightness in the money murket, and the moderate business doing in imports, cause a paucity of buyers. Good paper may jbe quoted at 2s Id to 2s l>?d at six months sight, and 2s l>?d to 2s Did at ten months dute, there being, however, scarcely any buyers at the former rates. State off trade In the Manufacturing Districts. The present state of affairs in the manufacturing districts is as gloomy as ever. Our correspondents at Manchester, in their letter, dated May 14, say:? ' Since the date of our report un the dOth ult., operations, except for immediate wants, have been virtually suspended. Owing to the stringency in the money market. in the face of every disposition on the part ol those who had orders to execute, yet few. if any, contracts had been entered into. Production has been, and continues to be, considerably diminished, and though prices have given way in some instances, yet regularity in prices is well supported blocks are very light. Owing, however to an increased easiness in the money market, consequent upon the favorable change in the weather, and the elate of the exchangee, a better feeling has to-day been in operation. Neither the continental or American exchanges would indicate an unfavorable appearance With the continuance of desirable weather, aud the passed difficulties iu the money market, not much mischief is to be apprehended. The prospects of the coming harvest must necessarily have au important influence." Accounts from Leeds represent the woollen trade ae very dull there. The houses in the home trade are afraid to add to their stocks at the present high rate of provi sions, and the high rate of money prevents the foreign houses from operating, on account of the difficulty in getting bills discounted at moderate rates. Krom the circumstance, however, of the clothiers generally having for some months past limited their production to the demand, prices remain tinn. Business in the warehouses has been dull this week. At iluddersfleld no improvement has taken place, and the business which is being transacted in the warehouses quite Insiguiticaut. Our last report from Kocbdale slates, that on the 10th iust. the flannel market was better utteuded than on the Monday previous, but owing to a report of auolher failure, the market was dull nuuuiii; D iiumhtu (junuinj ?ui>unwci<- I lite were much the same an n week ago. The wool market was Hat. aud manufacturers purchased sparingly. Prioer were much the name mm last week, hut there im a general opinion that wool will be lower in a lew day* The worsted trade both in Bradford and Halifax art exceedingly dull and gloomy, aud were it not for the small Hupply of wool in those markets, prices must recede The lineu trade in Barusley is also suffering to a very great extent. Glasgow.?Our market for cotton goods continues dull, and has even increased, nor is there any appearance of immediate improvement. Cotton is in rather belter demand; the advices brought by the Cambria has induced holders to act with more firmness, and buyers show a better disposition to operate. The pig iron market is without any change in priees; the transactions continue limited. We quote as follows:?bars, ?10; plates. Jilj sheets, ?13; nail rod, ?11; rails, ?10 10s ; pigs, ?3 15s. Cork.?There is not much business doing in any branch of trade. The corn trade is. of course, an exception to this remark. In our market for breadstuff's there is considerable excitement; Indian corn has been in enormous demand, aud us stocks are reduced. holder? obtained an advance of 40s per ton. During the course of the week ending Muy 14. Indian meal sold at a rise oi 30s per ton. In cured provisions prices have an advancing tendency; we make the following quotations :? Hour, lbs to ?1 fis per ton; Indian oorn, ?l4to?lAII)r per ton; Indian meal, ?1(1; bacon. ?2 18s to ?3 Ids poi cwt; lard, in bladders, ?3 8s to ?3 10s, casks ?2 His to ?3; tallow. ?2 12s. Amsterdam,?Holders of cotton aro unwilling to sell at a reduction ; consequently no business of importance has been transacted. The stock on hand comprises 800 hales American, 400 bales Surinam. 000 bales Brazil, and I Ml bales Host India. Our actual quotations are. for American, 33c to 43c; Surinam, 42c to 60c; Nickerie. 41c to 4tic; and Kast India.24c to 32c; 460 bales Ameri can. 100 bales Surinam, and 40 bales Maranham changed hands. About 6000 dried Buenos Ayrea and Montevideo hides were sold, being all that remained in first hands of these descriptions. Prices are almost the same; but the expected low rates of bark, induce purchasers to buy. About 2000 damaged reriuuubuco and Montevideo are for sale on the 17th inst. Some Maryland tobacco has been taken at well sustuined prices. Antwerp?In cotton there is only a limited business doing The sales reported comprise 200 bales inferior Georgia, sold at 31)4c to Sic; 80 bales Louisiana, 37>?c to 40c. Stock on the 30th of April of American and Last India?h90() bales against 22 400 bales in 1816 Kor rice there is an excellent demand, and prices are improving. All parcels brought forward meet ready buyers The sales are 13.000 bugs Kast India at I2)*tl to 1 .>*4fl 400 tierces und 760 casks Carolina at 1611 to 18)40 A further rise in all descriptions is anticipated Holders of hides show great desire to realise, which has causeo prices to give way >4c to Ic. 14.800 dry River Plate, sold at 25c to 44c; BOO Rio Grande, 29c. Tobacco is iu request; 100 birds, of Kentucky were taken at 12)4 to 14)4c; and 60casks Virgiuia at 12Vc per pound. IlAMBt'iciii?Cotton if) very dull,and the sales reported quite unimportant; we note the following. 300 balei> i ieorgiu and Mobile at 6>4* to 7H*i 100 balei I'ernanin at ")((*; M> bale* Bahia. at 7l4s: 30 bale* Nurat. at 4>i* Rice haa been in animated demand at improving price* Carolina ban been eold u* high ^il){ in b., Java lftJi to I8)?m.. and Bengal 16K toT7>im. 'I obacoo? Wi have to mention the following tranactlonR:? 1100 package* I'orto Rico at 3H* to 4>,?; J30 serons 8t. Domingo at A54s; 230 serons Angoetura at 0',*; 90 aeron* Havana at 'Jl?. CoeiTARTiRorLR.?Thecorn trade i? ralm. Account* from the we*t are not favorable, and speculator* find little encouragement. AzolT. hard wheat. 1* 27 to'78 pi n*tera the kilo (H make a <jr ) Bessarabia, hard, 70 t< '77 p. Koumelia, '23 to 34 p. Ihraila. soft. '22 to '24 p; maiie. 18 to '20 p; barley. 9>? to 10>4 p Freight* are us follow;?The Mary Ann, '238 ton*, has been rechartereu to load here for any port in Kngland. at 122X *h per ton; I lie Tantivy, 164 tons, to load here for the same deatina tion, 20*. per qr. There are 190.000 kilo* In depot There I* atill a want of vesaels. Kxchange on London. I 3 mouths, l(IS>4 to l.'if1, piasters the pouud sterling. The I lace and steamrr Hetirtrlk Hndatn. The writer of this communication claims that the late trial between the steamers Oregon and Vanderbilt, has demonstrated the fact, that the Hendrlk Hudson la the fastest of these celebrated steamers. When the Hendrlk Hudson accompanied the Oregon and Vanderbilt, her pilot was instructed not to pass either boat, and although she was wholly unprepared, having her heavy chains and anchor ou board, her bottom rough and laden with several hundred passengers, yet under all these disadvantages, she ran with great ease up to the racing boats, and was ordered to fall hack, by ( apt Vanderbilt. When making twenty-one revolutions she is a match for either boat, and she can make from twenty-two to twenty-three turn* On the trip up and down, although the Hendrlk Hudson kept as near the racing boat* as she was permitted In she was ohliired to shut off her steam nearlv the whole di*tance ; and had *he been permitted, *he eoulii eaaily ham led both the racer*, aud made her turn nt the winning boat* two mile* ahead. Upon thin her friend* offer to l>ack her for any amount, Previou* to January the flr*t, *bn bad not been moved from the dock for aeven to eight month*. 8PKKI). Political and Personal. Kx-Prenldent John (Juinry Adam* arrived in Philadelphia on Wednesday, aud took lodging at the Columbia |iou*e Hi* health la improving. C bauoellor David 8. Llgon. of Lawrence county, la announced aa a candidate for Governor of Alabama. Governor Henderaon. of Texaa. baa b*eu nominated or re-vlgclionet a meeting of cltlteua of aan Auguatine. - * NEW YORK HERALD. dew York,'Friday, June 4, 1B4T. t The Weekly Herald. j The Weekly Herald, will be ready at nine < o'clock, to-morrow morning. It will contain ] tlie foreign new? brought by the Hiberniu; a de- I scription of the grand aquatic sports; an account , of the Odd Fellows' celebration ; the latest ' Mexican intelligence, &c. &c. It will be illua- j tratcd with a view of the new Odd Fellows' ' Hall, und a plan of the celebrated bnttle field of Buena Vista. , The News from Europe?Advance In Breadstuff*?Tremendous Excitement among the Speculators. By the arrival of the steamship Ilibernia, at Boston, from Liverpool, we have eleven days i later intelligence from all parts of the old world. The news is principally of a commercial nature, and is unusually interesting, highly important, and exceedingly favorable. The udvunce in breadstuffs has been very great, much greater thun we anticipated, altnough we looked for an advance, in the event of any improvement in the money market. Prices in Liverpool had reached higher points than had been realized for many months previous, and the tendency was upward. It is impossible to restrain the upward movement of prices. It appears to make very little difference what the state of the money market is: food must be had, and holders seem to have it all their own wuy as regards prices. The rapid reduction in the stocks, in all the principal ports of the United Kingdom, is the best evidence in the world of the deficiency of the domestic supply, and the scarcity in the interior. This fact is sufficient to settle the question of supply ; the demand is pretty generally known; and upon this data we can form a pretty correct idea of the quantity of breadstuffs that win oe required in ureal mnuin irom ioreign countries. As the season advances, the stocks of producers become reduced, and in mrfhy instances this class have been purchasers in thejmarket, having sold themselves short. There is no doubt that the deficiency in Great Britain and Ireland is full as large as anticipated early in the season, and it is a matter of much moment in England where the supply is to come from. Amidst "the gloom and embarrassments which existed in all parts of Europe, in consequence of the high prices'ruling for food, there were promising indications of an average harvest; but we know not how long they may last or how soon they may change. Every thing depends upon the growing crops, and in the event of a deficiency approaching that of this year, God only knows what will be the result. It must be awful. The effect of the advices by the Hibernia upon this market has been very great Prices have advanced with the greatest rapidity, and the transactions in breadstuff's have been immense. The annexed ^statement exhibits prices current here previous to the arrival of the pucket-ship Rainbow, and since the arrival of the Hibernia:? Prices for Breadstuff! is the New York Market. May 31. June 3. Genesee $8 18& a 8 35 $0 35 a 0 60 Michigan 8 tt 8 13>? 9 35 a 9 37>,' Corn, yellow 1 11 a 1 13>?al 13 1 25 a 1 28 Mixed, do 1 05 a I 08 1 34 a ? Rye 116 a 1 30 1 60 a ? Oat* 63 a 65 70 Meal .*.6 35 a 6 87>? 6 75 Whiskey, dull at... 34 held at 40 Wheat,Genesee... 1 98 a 3 05 3 35 Rice 6 00 a 5 35 5 60 a 6 75 In Boston, Albany, and Baltimore, the effect has been equally great, us will be seen by the telegraphic reports in our columns to-duy. it is impossible to tell how high prices will go. It is the most fortunate thing for consumers that the surplus in the country is so large, and the receipts from fhe interior so immense. The shipments will, without doubt, be large for some time to come; but we shall have new wheat in the market in about six weeks, and there is every probability of the yield being unusually large. No one cun complain for the want of a foreign demand for our breadstufTs; but we have no doubt there are many who will complain, because it is the cause of the advance in prices. The other European markets were ruther heavy. Cotton had declined in Liverpool one quarter of a penny since the 1st of May ; but at the close there were indications of an improve ment, both in sales and i? prices. The most important feature in the news, to the country generally, is the decided improvement in the London money market. We anticipated this, and our predictions have been realized. An improvement in ull departments of business in Great Britain must follow any relief in the money market, nnd the prevailing impression in financial circles, when the Iliberniu left, was that the Bank of England had passed the crisis, and its position would steadily strengthen. We have given full details of the markets in our columns to-day, which will be interesting to all those engaged in any kind of business. Tiik Foreion News.?We received by the New Haven route a file of English papers brought by the Hibernia. No mail came through ; no mail is brought over that route. We are daily indebted to the gentlemnnly conductors, Messrs. Cloyes and Dennis, of that line, for early intelligence; indeed,but for them, we should be compelled to have a special messenger to go to and from each city constantly. It is strange that the Postmaster General does not have a daily muil carried over this route; he has this done over the Long Island road. Why should he not, therefore, have a daily mail over the New Ilaven route I Mexican Privateers?The Captfre of the Bark Carmelita.?The steamer Hibarnia brings aii nuviiuni ui iur uti|>iuic ui nir .vmei ican imrK Carnu-lita, Captain Littlefield, by a Mexican privateer, called the Unica, and carried into Harcelona, Spain. The Carinelita left Ponce, Porto Rico, on the 20th of March, for Trieste, with a cargo of 350 hogsheads, 31 tierces, 55 barrels, and 88S bags of coffee, all of which is insured in Wall street. The C. is quite a new vessel, belonging to Ilirum Stetson, of Hangor, Maine. The probability is that the Spinish government will seize both the Carinelita and Unica, and hold them till our government can investigate the affair. U. S. Sun- Onto, Capt. Stringhain, from Norfold, arrived off Sandy Hook yesternoon. She will be towed to the city to-day. Sporting Intelligence. Tut 8rco*d Dav Yacht Hack.?As it has been the custom heretofore to hare a general trial of speed among whatever sail boats chose to enter, on the day succeeding the annual regatta, it was expected by all who took an interest in the matter, and were not imuiediately concerned, that yesterday would have been the day for the ueuat second day race, but as the yachts did not go out on their regular day, the 1st of June, but were obliged to postpone the raoe until Wednesday, it now appear" that they determined not to euter at ail for the second day. but to blend tho sports of both day* in on?. ({uite a number of person* went to lloboken ye*, terdfty morning. expecting to *ee the fleet net under way. but were di*appoluted. The Maria lay <|uietly at anchor near the ferry, while the Cornelia, and another tchonner, were the only boat* that were to be aeen on the ground where the fleet anchored after the race on Wed neaday; tho Dream and Coouille bad previously eoine down and anchored off the Battery, and the Una wh* not to l>o aeen Of oouree, a* the yacht* evinced no *lgn* of moving. the score* of democratic craft who generally join in the aporta of the day after." did not come out We can hardly applaud them for thi* coune They ought to *how their independence, and yarht* or no yacht*, try their own *pued I,all year the fueorite boat, and the Ibrtunatc one too. on the second day. wh* the Ileliiiate pilot boat Hornet, the Nevenlh boat in on Wednesday Yesterday was a fine day. arid would have yielded a handsome return in pleasure, if the boat* had 1 gone out I mi M J I Theatricals. Mas. Mnoi't Bemei it.?To-night will take place Vlri Masou's complimentary benefit at the Park Theatre, and it U expected that the Park benches will be srowdsd. Who,among the friends ot the drauia here, Is not the interested friend of Mrs Mason1 and who that has admired her acting night after night, will not some forward now. that he has it in his power to reader l?er an essential service? The bill for the occasion is a food one. In the first place the petit comedy of the 'Married Hake" will be performed; Mr. ti. Barret. Mr. llallot, Mrs. Hunt, Mrs. Dyolt and Miss Kate Horn, ustaining the characters of the piece. After which the play of the "Hunchback" will be performed, Mrs. vlasoii or courne playing Julia, and Mr Wbeatley personating Sir Thomas Clifford. On Saturday night Mr. Kisher's benefit will take place. Bowery Theatre.?The attractions at the Bowery to-night are of a character which ought to attract a crowd of sp ctators. The new tragedy of " Catherine Howard" is the first piece on the carpet, and will be presented for the second time this evening The i.miuI piece ii to be the oomic opera of " Where doee the Money come from ?" and the whole to conclude with tho grand equestrian drama of " Putnam, the Iron Son of '76." The popularity of" Putnam" is bo wide that it is uftelett to say more than that It is to be performed. Of the tragedy of 1 Catharine Howard" it ia sufficient to lay that it has a historical foundation, and possesses great interest. Mr. He Bar appears in the farce as (iregory. Panorama ok Musics.?This beautiful picture, together with others descriptive of the respective battles of the American army, are well patronised in Newark. The proprietor remains there this and to-morrow evening, and will exhibit at Klisabetlitown ou Monday und Tuesday. Herr Alexander is about to visit Albany, for the first time The Albanians are destined to be Jiandsomely deceived, and that too, with their eyes wide open. The jugglers at the capital are no match for Herr Alexander. Booth, the tragedian, is at the Albsny museum. Musical. Italian Opkra.?The opera of " Semiramide" will be performed by the Italian Company, at Palmo's, on Saturday evening. They will not sing to-night, as it is tho ovening set apart at the Park theatre for the complimentary benefit to Mrs Mason. The performance ot -Semiramide" on Wodnesday evening,was an excellent accomplishment. IrHKISTY HIDITII.U.-1IIIII BYOUlu|| IB IUO IUHI UlgUl but one of this popular band. The proceeds are for the benefit of E. H. fierce, the banjo player, whose solos create such mirth and laughter. His friends will bear in mind that this is his annual benefit, and we hope to see the house crowded. Vauihall.?Campbell's excellent band Of Kthiopean serenaders are drawing well at this neat rural retreat.? Their representations of the Northern dandy negroes, as also the plantation negroes of the South, are much admired. Mise Reynaldson sings several beautiful ballads. Castlk (Jardsn.?It if scarcely necessary to say a * word in recommendation of this beautiful, refreshing, health-giving location. If there were no band employed there for the amusement of visiters, the looation itself, surrounded as it is by the most beautiful and varied scenery, where the purest breezes from the sea, bearing with them the sweetest odors from mountain and valley, are inhaled, giving strength to the constitution, by causing the nerves to play in the uphonions harmony which the Creator of man designed, should be sufficient cause to patronise the gentlemanly nrourietors Hit* and Sivori were to give another conoert at St. Louis on the evening of the 27th of May. The St. Loulean* are loud In praise of these celebrated artists. Mr. Lover was to give his first public entertainment In Philadelphia last evening. City Intelligence. Volunteers for California.?Captain Turner, of the California Volunteers, has received orders frem the War Department, to complete the enlistment of two hundred enterprising men, for the regiment of volunteers which left hero under the command of Col. John B. Stevenson. This Is a capital opportunity for our young men to visit one of the finest regions on the earth, with the privilege of remaining there if the please, after the war. Capt. T. has bad the whole matter so arranged with the war department, and will now move '-as merry as a marriage bell." Fire.?An extensive and destructive fire took place yesterday morning about half past lo'clock. in the large eoffee and spice factory, Nos. 07 and 69 Washington street, owned by Williamson & Co. The entire stock, oo(Tee mills and machinery, were burnt to the grouud. The buildings were completely gutted. The premises were partially insured, and the loss to property. Sic., is estimated at $30,00#. It originated accidentally from some part of the steam machinery, in which was left wuru unavailiug, save in chucking the progress of the (tames towards the aljoiuiug buildings. Accident.?An elderly gentleman, by the name of Palmer, connected with the Glohr newspaper, last night, while going into the printlug office of that establishment, 31 Ann street, fell through a trap door and broke his leg. The trap door had bi en wantonly torn from i'.s hinges by some badly disposed person, and allowed to remain in that condition for several days by the owner of the building The guilty person should be dealt summarily with for such conduct. Accidentally Drowned.?Coroner Walters was exiled yesterday to hold an inquest at No. 43 West street, upon the body of William Duun, a native of Ireland, aged 2.' years, carpenter on board the United States ship Macedonian.who eame to his death by being accidentally knocked overboard from a small boat iu which he was proceeding to a schooner iu the North River. Killed bv a Fall.?The Coroner was called to hold an inquest also, at the City Hospital, on the body of a man 4 years old. named Jpohn H. Alher. who, while engaged in taking down the inizcn topmast of the ship emblem, at the foot if Darling slip, fell to the deck of tliut vessel. Iu consequence of the uiizen topmast breaking, by which accident he was so severely injured that he died immediately after being removed to the Hospital. Verdict iu accordanoe with the foregoing fact*. Police Intelligence. A Diihonr.it Clerk. 'Officer Kelyea. of the lower police, arrested yesterday, on a warrant issued by Justice Drinker, a genteel looking young man, of about nineteen years or age. by the name 01 John V. Holland, on a charge of embezzling from his emplower, M. M. I'owell, flour merchant. No l'J3 Broad street, between two huudred and three hundred dollars. It appears that the accused, was employed by the abovo firm, in September last, as clerk, and on the JKtb of May last he collected a bill due the tirui for $448 til, from Morgan & Co., flour merchant*, in West street, which sum of money the accused omitted to pay over to his employers, but appropriated the whole ainouut to his own purposes ? He likewise coll-cted froin Mr. K. Goodwin f Jo due the flrm of his employers, which he also embezzled. Several members of the poiioe have been on his trail since he left the store on the 49th of May, and were unsuccessful until the above vigiient officer succeeded yesterday iu ferreting out his hiding " crib" in West ilrii?il??? w? understand he was about to start as a volunteer sailor on boaril the Macedonian frigate, which is shortly to sail for Ireland. Justice Drinker committed him for examination. Robbery on the Five Points.?Officers Watson and Collins of the Sixth ward, arrested last night two women, called Alice Met ann and Catharine Oaker, on a charge of steallug $18 from the person of Thomas Krancis. while in a thieving "crib" located on the Five Points. Justice Drinker committed tbem both for trial. Disorderly House.?A woman by the name of F.llcn Drown was arrested yesterday on a warrant, issued by Justice Drinker, a herein she stands charged with keeping a disorderly house, at No 6 Manhattan Place, and a common resort for male and female prostitutes of the lowest order, rendering the neighborhood a nuisance to the more respectable portion ol'bouses of a similar character. Justice Drinker held her to bail to answer. Stealing hatches.?Officer Van Tasxell, of the 13th ward, arrested, yesterday, a man calling himself Henry Curtis, on a cbarge of stealing from a glass esse several watches, valued at $160, from the store of Henry Snyder, No 3 Aveuue C. Justice Timpson committed liiui f ir examination. Stealing Shawls ? Officer Cregier of the 17th werd. arrested yesterduy. a woman ly the name of Ann Burtis, on a charge oi stealing from the riding school of Mr. Disbrow, in the Bowery, a black silk shawl and a parasol 1'he property was found in her possession Upon the officer searching her lodging room, he fouud pawn tickets of two oihcr shawls, which were Identified as having lieen stoleu from the above premises of Mr Disbrow. Justice Tiuipsou locked her up for examination. On thr. House 'Lift."?8omc sneaking thief entered the prcmexis No 95 Cedar street, yesterday afternoon, broke open a trunk in one of the upper rooms and carried off $50 in money, together with a suit of clothing belonging to one of tho inmates No arrest False I'retrnces.?Officer (iardner. of the 6th ward, arrested, yesterday, a uian by the name of Johu Allen, an a charge of obtaining from Mr John W. Ililey. No. 173 South street, on the J.'nh of May last, five gallons of Jamaica rum. valued at $8. upon representing himself to have been sent by Mr. J. W. Seaman grocer. No. 31 I-niton street, which representation was false and fraudulent. Justice Drinker committed him in full for trial. Law Intelligence. UniTKD Status District i oesi?Before Judge Betts June 3.?The Orand Jury brought into court this morning a true bill against Wm K. Hsissy, on a oliargc of cruel and unususl punishment. Charge of The ft un the High Seas ? William Houston, a Camanchu Indian was arrested yesterday on board an American ship lying in the North river, und brought before ?he ( ommissiousr, on a chsrge of having stolen several bottles of rum, on the voyage from Belfast. In Ireland. to t his port. The evidence not being sufficient to sustain the chnrge. the complaint whs dismissed. CoMMoa Puv.il. June 3?Before Judge Uishoeffer? James k'lernon vs. Il'm Renu-irk ?This cause was summed up this morning, and a verdict for $404 rendered for plaintiff Before Judge Daly.?l.nndn n Oilhnoly.?Sealed Tardiet in this uum to-morrow, (this morning.) Court C*i.?:sd??-Thh Dar?Common flea?--63, 131, 138, I ID. SI, 47, 87, 01. Mlaeellniicniia. A* the Albany freight truin wan going out of Worcester. a child three or four years old, wn* discovered altting In the middle of the track. It was not seen till the train wan J net. upon it, and although the engineer reTeiSi-d the sti am it was too late to alaeken the speed of thelrnin and at range aa it inay seem, the child was caught between the iron tenth of the enw catcher, whtoli wis of the plough form and when thn train stopped was found perfectly safe, baring received only a slight bruise on the back ot its head ? \Vorcr.nUr Trlrgrttpk The New Hampshire legislature met In t'oneord on the id Inst Henry Hutdiaid was elected President of the Senate, and Muses Nortis. Jr., Speaker of the House

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