Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 5, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 5, 1847 Page 1
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TH Vol. nn. Ro.195?WhoU Ho. MM. THE NEW TORE HERALD ESTABLISHMENT, xurui-wm vornir UI r hiujii wiu nmmh *i? JAMES GORDON BENNETT. PROPRIETOR. CUWULATIUN-TOHTV THOUSAND. DAILY HERALD?Every day, Price J cents per copy |) annum?payable iu advance. WEEKLY HKRALD?Every Saturday?Price cents P*r copy?$3 12W ceuta per anuum?payable in advance. HKRALD EUROPE?Every Steam Packet day"rice (i 'i cent, per <Npy? $3 per annum, payable in advance. HOLIDAY HERALD?Published vn the 1st of January and lwoi July of each year?single copies eiiponce each. AD V KRI ISKMKNT3, at the usual prices?always cash in S'.v uce. Advrrgpemeuta should be writreu in a plain, legible manunr The Proprietor will not be responsible for errors thai ay occur in them. i'RI Ni l N <j of all khids executed beautilully and witb despatch. All letters or communications by mail, addressed to the ettnolishnient. most beyost paid, or the postage will be deanried from rhe snhaeriptina money remitted. M FOR s\le?the yonkers mansion ;;:ra nuuse, uuiuuiiumgs, suu kvpii acres 01 lanu?me si-JfiLwhole or a put, to suit purchasers, and on the moat accommodating termi. This exteusive building eemtnandsa magnificent view o( the Hudson River, from 10 to 11 milea in each direction. The house ia 60 feat square; carriage house 4' feet aquarr, with at ibling (or one hnndreii horaea; abed R'i leet iu length; all nearly new, and in complete order. There ? also a !i?h pond and water power, with a never failing atreain < I w ater running through the middle of the ground*, a* pure as Crotou. The Hudson River Railroad ia to run within three hu id red yard* in front of the property, and about the aauie dim .nee south of the vill ge of Yo. kera, where the deuot ia to bo located. There are Ave well conducted schools, all wi'hin a hall mile. Two splendid fist sailing steamboats ply daily to and from the city: and atagea atao run daily in connection with the Harlem Railroad For terms apply to William Kellinger, at the Williamsbnrgh lerry, at the foot of Delancy street, or upon the pren^rni. jet I4t*rc MPRODUCTIVK PROPERTY IN PHILADELPHIA" for sale, or will he exchanged fir house and lot or Iota, iu the neighborhood of Second Avenue, and brt.M, i 1th and 20th streets. Any C"mmnuiratiou may be sent to II. M. H., box 1470, Post Office, New Yorkd je3'7t r*. WTORE anupakt of d"wellIno to let. ?One of the beat stands in the city (or any description if business. The store ia 12HI feet front by 60 feet deep, ?er. -p ractise and commanding, and has jus' beeu finished repairing. No persons need apply but those whose reference or sermity is highly responsible. Apply 204 Oreeuwich street. J2 3t*rc M'l O LET?For storage or for mechanics' workshops, the substantial fire-proof Store iu the rear of 2UG anil 233 Front street. Apply to M. BURKE, Jet 3fire 43 Nassau street 3d story. >*A TO LET?At (lubokeii, thirty six small hauses, suitTjjjSr ab e for mechanics and laborers. Rent low, and imme p$L ' -f possession giveu. Enodlre at the office of the Hoboke . Company, at the Verry Landing, Hohoken, of fi28 7i*rc W. W. SHIPPItiN, Agent. M'i'O LET?Possession giveu immediately?Offices in the huililing No.74 Fulton street Apply to JAMES B. DELVECCHIO, in the bnildirg, or to BROWN, BRO /'HERS ?t CO. rnH14t*rrc No. IS Wall street. itoi. A FURNISHED HOUSE TO Ls.T, in Bleecke'r ffTj# street, suitable for families visiting New York for the J^ULsummer. A two-story house, iu a central aud faaliionariepTrtof the city, will be let, furnished, from the first week iu June, for four months, at $100 per mouth, payable monthly, in advance, with security forthe term. Can he seen between 12 aud 2 o'clock daily, by applying to Mr. Richard Oakley, No. 3 Broad street. in30 7t*rrc M SOUTH BROOKLYN?A SUIT OK ROOMS,with private table, to let to a family. AlKyKonmi with Breakfast and Tea to single Gentlemen. TTie situation is very desirable, being less than fire minutes walkofthe ferry. Applicitioii to be made to Nu' 11 Sidney Place, near State St., South Brooklyn. my29 7t*re MBEEKMAN HOUSE, No. 58 Beekman street, (late Mrs. Floyd's.)?The proprietor begs leave to announce to Ills friends and acquainUnces, that he has opened the abov e.iamed house, and Ratters himself that, by strict attention ro business, to merit a share of public patronage. The finest liquors tliat can he procured are at his bar, and the best Ravored segars. fie will be happy to see his old friends, and respectfully solicits a call. There are over thirty single lodging rooms, which will at least be equal to any in ine city, in point of cleanliness and respectful attention. Single meals at all hours of the day and rvening. Open till 2 o'clock, A. M. .ri free lunch served up every day at 11 o'clock. m2l 2w*re JOSEPH WILSON. M PAVILION, NEW BRIGHTON, Staten Island.Thc proprietor begs to inform his friends and the public, that he has made considerable alterations and improve mems in this establishment since the last season. He has erected a Urge building, containing thirty-three rooms, altogether disconnected from the main body of the pavilion. These rooms are intended for gentlemen only; they are of a comfortable size, light, and well ventilated, and superior in all respects to those generally denominated single rooms in the various watering places throughout the couutry. The proprietor is now ready to treat with families or parties wishing to engage rooms for the season. Letters addressed to him at the City Hotel, Broadway, will receive immediate attention. A steamboat runs between New Y ork and New Brighton, at the fallowing hoars, viz:? From New Brighton?At I and II A. M, and 2 and 3:32 P. M. From pier No. 1 North River, New York?At ? A. M.aud 12 M, and 3%, i and 6 P. At., and more frequent communications will be establishedss the season advances. The Panliuu is uow ready for the reception of Compauy. ap25 tfrc P. BLANCARD. MONTREAL CANADA.?TO LET?A spicious newly constructed Hotel, nearly finished, situated in the best and most accessible part of the City of Montreal, ou the Custom House Square, overlooking the wharf, commanding a beautiful view of the River St. Lawrence, the Island of St. Helens and the shipping., The river steamboats laud in the immediate vicinity, and it is the first hotel of its class that presents itself to tourists. The building is of cut stone, in the best style of modern architecture, and in the interior arrangement will be found all the details of an eitrnsive establishment, including a spacious Dining Room, Parlor and Sitting .Rooms, with forty-five Bed Rooms, and every other requisite of domestic comfort. For further particulars, apply to the proprietor, Montreal, May 20, 1847. WILLIAM DOW. m3ft lot* rc a REVERE HOUSE, Bowdoin Squire, Bostou.? This citcnsive edifice is now completed, and opeu for the reception of company. 1 n? rapid growth of the city and proportionate increase fo travel suggested the plan of constructing a hotel of a superior character, and one that should be unequalled iu point of splendor in the United States. With this view the enterprise was commenced, and it it believed has been successfully accomplished. I IIO lunmuic was nil ui.iue lO Orucr, anu UC?I*MCU ly for this hotel, and the richest patterns of carpeting and upholstery inintifactured and imported for the same purpose.? Costly mirrors and chandeliers of chaste workmanship hare keen liberally distributed, and every article selected to correspond with the general character of the iulerual arrangement. In the department appropriated for ladies, especial attention has keen given?having two private entrances, with a magnificent drawing room, and an ordinary of eitreme beauty. Private p tilors and suits of rooms can at all times be obtained. The Gentle menu'diuiug hall will be fonnd an attractive object, of elegint proportions and finish, and the drawing rooms equally spacious and beautiful. Improvements and conveniences are introduced that have originated with the projectors of the building alone, and with the additional advantage of being admirably located, the proprietor hopes to receive, and respectfully solicits a liberal support. Boston, May, 1817. I'AHAN STEVENS, Proprietor, mvan l2iisThSlltT*rc ?KUR SALE?WESTCHESTER LAND.?To gentlemen in want of sitea for Country Seat*?To Market Gardeners in want of land (or Gardens; and to all persona wishing a location in the neighborhood of New York. .100 acres of Land in the town of Westchester, within nine miles of the City Hall, with right of passing over Harlem Bridge free of toll, are now offered st private sale, in lots, containing from five to iilty acres each. The lands are within fifteen minutes walk of the railroad; front on good roads; are in the neighborhood of schools, and churches of diffsrent denominations; the water is good, and location healthy. Title indisputable. Terms moderate. Apply to GOIJVERNEUR MORRIS, Morrisauis, Westchester Co.?or to WALTER RUTHERFORD, Connsellor, mlS30t?r 79 Nassau srreet. New York. j, "AKCHY, THE ONLY REAL CATERER ? /Mff The Oreatest Attraction Yet?28 Bull Finches, with ^jRfOrom three to four tunes Also, oyer 1,040 Singing <WJKCCanaries, just imported via Bremen, selected by his agents from the m isr celebrated districts of Europe. This variety fur songs and plumage, will be found on inspection, to eclipse any Archy has been enabled to offer. N. B.?Ou show the largest Cockatoo in America. Archy tike . this opportunity to apprise his friends at a distance, in anticipation of this importation, that they may m.ke eirly application. P. 3 ?In consequence ol Che liraita of his old establishment, No 5 John street, lie Ins rented Bramble Cottage, Bloomingd<le. near Buruli itn'a lintel, for that branch of Ira business not connected with birds, vix: Shetland and Fsucy Pouies, King Charles Siiainels, Pointers, lie , and every variety of Fancy Pigenm. B irn Door Fowls, Sic. As usual, letters |>ost paid will at all times meet with prompt a trillion Irom A. OHICYE, No. i John at. jelOTfr , BIKI'S, DOIilJ AND I'ONIKS ? ATTRACTION. Virfe?The great attraction for the city is uow at ARCHEY'H. No. 5 Joliu street, where nature's song lEECiu Its moat select variety, is only to be obtained from the little Robin to the Coclt or the North. As usual. King Charles Spaniels, Italian Greyhounds, Set ters, Pointers, Newfoundland and every variety of fancy Dogs; also Shetland Ponies, tic. tic. tic. P. 8. Letters post-paid, will at all time* meet with prompt attention from A. ORlEVF., 5 John street. N B. Four Isle of Sky Terriers, imported expressly. 5?t?i ? LOT OF MOCKING BIRHS-Only bird is worth ge room, and sweep* all kind bird species song away ^ JYdav or night. tSSC Also very fine collection Long Breed Canary Birds. Also, lot short breed German Birds;fsncy Cages and Scad; To be seen at 334 Bowery, between 3d and Ith st. my?t 30t*rc II. WILL IAMB. WATCHKBi at wholesale only.?Louis Perret, No C^> 33 .lohn street, npstairs, importer and agent for several dfcfaae Swiss manufacturers, offers to the trade a most complete assoitment of 8wise Watches of every description, of this Spring's import ation.?Couutry merchants tnd dealers in general wall nud it g.evly to lhe,r advantage to call aa above before purchasing elsewhere. a3tl lm*r MRS. M. WILSON, Ml Grand street,respectfully UCAJinlorms her frieuds, and strangers visiting the city, BMP'that she has now on hand a large and very handsome assortment of Spring Millinery, to which she invites their attention. Mrs. Wilson's stock comprises "n ,???or.y.'",nt if '^e richest and most fashionable Hats, such as ( hin.l rane. Kice ainl nhi>?.t Straws, which she flatters herself can ire sold more reasonable than at any other establishment in the city. Country Milliners will do well to call before purchasing. Mrs. M. WILSON, 291 Omnd st.. between Allen and Orchard its. Ten good Milliners wanted at the above establishment. alt 2m?re lUJAVIBk HAT8??Kconomy and"Tashion?-ROi^-BKHTSON, of the Hhenii Hat and Cap Manufactory, formerly of No. 103, but now of (9 Knlton street, New Vorlt, and #3 Fulton street, Brooklyn, whose constant aim it has been to produce superior articles at the lowest possible prices, has introduced his summer style of Hats, consisting of beautiful ne trl and drab Castors, trimmed in the peculiar manner which has hitherto given such universal ?*ti?*ction,inasmuch as it prevents the perspiration from staining the outside of the Hnt, and at the same time insures cpmiort and coolness. REDUCTION IN PRICEA-Robertson gives notice that he has reduced the prion of his Pearl Hats to 92 40, and his drab Hats to 93; and at the same time pricea challenge* manufacturers to produce a better ^k'rTBOn" V**' J, PLUNKKTT. m? 30t*r E NE" N NEWVORK A%EM?A,L^^OMfANY. ON AND AFTER Tu??DAYTJUnE"I8T, 1M7, THE Cart will run a* follow*, until Airther notice. L> train* will leave the City llall for For MorrUiana.Fordham, William* Bridge,Tuck-For White Plain*, Forkrille, Harlem, alioe, Hart'* Coruer, Plea*aiitville,New and Morriiiana. aiid White Plain*. Ca*tl? 6 A. M. 7 A. M. icsriileand, Cro.? ^ W* '? -4- M- ton Falls. 11 A. M. 4 P. M. 7 A. M. i ~ i ? 5 30 p. M. 4 r. M. I ?' ? Freight train. 7 P.M. 't 1 P.M. Returning to New York will leave? Morriiiaua and Harlem. William*' Bridge. Heaaantville. UfcS: SUM: 9 A. M. 1 10 P. M. 1 P. M. 6 08 P. M. Newcastle. 4 30 P. ffr Tuckahoe. | p'. ft}: 6 P. M. 7 38 A. M. 6 28 P. M. 8 32 A. M. Mechanicsville. 8 P. M. 12 35 P. M. 7 48 A. M. 5 32 P. M. 4 48 P. M. Ford ham. 8 08 A. M. White Plains. Croton Falls. 9 15 A. M. 7 10 A. M. 7 30 A. M. 1 20 P. M. 8 33 A. Si. 4 30 PJM. 6 15 P.M. 12 30 P.M. Freight Train 5 33 P. M. 10 A. M. Freight Train will leave 32d street for Crotou Falls and intermediate places at 4 A.M., aud City Hall at 1 P. M. Keturuiug, will leave Croton Falls at 10 A. M. and 9)6 P. M. ON SUNDAYS, The trains will run as follows, via :? Leave City Hall Leave Croton Falls For Croton Falls. For City Hall. 7 A. M. 7 30 A. M. 4 P. M. 4 30 P. M. Leave City Hall for White Plains Leave White Plains and Intermediate Places. For City Hall. 7 A, M. 7 10 A. M. 10 A. M. 8 35 A. M. 4 P. M. 12 30 P. M. 3 30 P. M. 5 35 P. M. Extra trains will be run to Harlem, Fordham, and Williams Bridge, on Su' day, when the weather is line. The trains to aud from Croton Falls, will not stop on New York Island, except at Broome street and 32d street. A car will precede each train ten iniuules to take up passengers iu the city. FAKE FROM NEW YORK*: To Croton Falls and Somers $1 00 To Mechanicsville 91)6 To Newcastle 7) To l'leasantville . a 62W To White Plains 30 tnS5 rf r CHEAP AND EXPEDITIOUS TRAVEL LI NO TO THE WESTERN 8TATES AND CANABA. BY TAPSCOTT'S EMIGRANTS PASSENGER LINES, Office, 86 South street,New York. The subscribers continue to forward Emigrants and othari to all paru of the Western Slates and Canada, at the very t LOWEST RATES OF PASSAGE, by Railroad, Steamboat and Canal, to the following placet, via Albany, Rochester, Buffalo and Pittsburgh :? Utica, Syracuse, Oswego, Auburn, Rochester, Buffalo, Erie. Pa. Cleveland, Huron, Sandusky, Maumee, Monroe, Toledo, Detroit, Mackinaw, Milwaukie, Racine, SouthiKirt, Chicago, Green Bay, Potuville, Pittsburg, Pa. Wheeling, Portsmouth. Ohio. Parkersburgh, Cincinnati, Louisville, Ky. 8t. Louis, (ralena, Dubuque, Bond Head, Darlington, Hamilton, Whitby, Coburg, Queenston, Kingston, Toronto, Baudwich. Montreal, And all other intermediate places. Persons proceeding to any part of the West, or Canada, would do well to call ou W. fc J. T. TAPSGOTT, At their General Emigration Office, _ .... ,_ . 86 South street, New York. Tapscott's Emigrants Travelling Guide can be had on application, free. m3 30t*rc ? NOTICE?WEWSTAOE~RtHJTE^ ?^y32S=gii?The sabscribers respectfully inform their ?m*?*s*sfriends and the public that they will com mence riinuing g on Wednesday, June 2, a Line of Stages, from the corner o Avenue C and Ninth street, through Ave nueC, Houston ?treet. Bowery, Chatham street and Broadway, to South Ferry, and do hereby solicit a share of public patronage. LENT It HUNT. WILLIAM C. LENT. LEONARD HUNT. jel 14t*rc , * OOCHTCHANCE FOR AljPECULAT10N?A fine staunch Steamboat is offered mMUHWMHmi for tale oil term* which will be found advantageous to those wishinsr to iiurchase. She has h first h#*t engine, made at the Novelty World in this city, and ii well furnished and equiped, and in good condition for freiicut, passengers, or excursions. She is only offered for sale in consequence of the business arrangements of the owner. To persons of capital this offers a chance for an investment seldom offered. Full particulars as to boat, price, and terms of payment, made known on application to JAMES M. SMITH, jun., Attorney, be., jeS 7t* rc No. 21 Chambers street. m*. ACCOMMODATION UAYTXnE fer ALBANY and intermediate places?The new HEflBSmaand splendid steamer ALIDA, Capt. O. O. Tapper, will leave the pier, foot of Robinson strret, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday moraines, at7 o'clock: passage JO cents; breakfast and dinner on board. my27 7t*rc CITIZEN'S NEW RAY LINE OF OPPOSITION BOATS FOR ALBANY AND INTERMEDIATE PLACES. Fare JO cents?Breakfast and Dinner on Board. The new and elegant Steamer METAMO^I^LaAIlA, Capt. T. 8. Knight, Mondays, Wednea MHmtidays, and Fridays, at nalf-pest sii, A. M., from the pier foot of Warren street, touching at Hammond street pier. The new and elegant Steamer ROOER WILLIAMS, Capt. A. Degroot, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at half-past six, A. M., from the pier foot of Warren street, touching at Hammond street pier. For passage or Irieght, apply en board the Boats, or to Geo. Dobson, at the office, 13$ Warren street, comer of West street. O"- All persons are forbid trusting the above boats on account oftheo wuerx. my 19 rh OPPOSITION PASSAGE OFFICkWTO Albany. Utica, $1 60; Syracuse, $2; Oswego, Rochester, (2 26; Buffalo, $2 60; Cleveland, $1 60; Detroit, $6; Milwaukie, $8; Chicago, $8; Cincinnati, $8; Toronto and Hamilton, $4; Whitehall, $2; Montreal, $4; Pittsburg, $8. Office, 100 Barclay street. Any security required will be given for the fulfilment of all contracts made with this company. in!8 lm*re M. L. RAY, Agent, New York, 1847. MORN.N UNI-TAT SEVEN OtCLOCK. jm. FOR ALBANY AND TROY and luterrae'Hoe Landings. mMHbi Breakfast and Dinner on board the Boat. The low pressure steamboat TROY, Captain A. Gorham, win leave uie ateamnoat |>ier loot 01 Barclay at reel, Moiidaya, Wedueadaya. and Fridaya, at aeren o'clock. Returning on the oppoaite daya. Forpaaaage or freight, apply on board, or to K.B.Hall, at the office on the wharf. nly20 r AFTERNOON LINK, DAILY, FOR NEVVBUROH AND FI8Hn.ua., Landing at Van Cortland'., (Peekakill.) Wrat Point, Cold 8bring and Cornwall. The Steamer Thomaa Powell, Capt. Saml. Johnaon, will leave the pier foot of Warren atreet, tor the above placea, every afternoon (Suudaya excepted,) at I o'clock, commencing April 10. Re,urn ine?will leav1 Ne wburgh every morning at 7 o'clock. N. B.?All Baggage and Freight of every deacriptiou, Bank Billa or Specie, put on board ofthia boat, muat be at the riak of the owner thereof nnleaa entered on the booka of the boat or receipted for. myl3 30t*re NOTICE. im. 8TATEN ISLAND FF.RRY.-On and after SUNDAY, April ISth, the ateamboata ?BEHMb SYLPH and S+ATEN INLANDER will ran aa followa, nntil farther notice :? l.t.vr aTATEIV ItLAND At , I, t, 16, II, A. M.. and I, 2, 3, i, 5, ?, 7, P. M. Lcavr rttw voax At 7, ?, 10, II, A. M., and l, 2, ten miinitea paat 3, and at 4, 5, 3, 7, o'clock, P. M. New York April llth. all r i;MUN LINEOF PACKETS TO ANLM-'KOM tMflV LIVERPOOL ?The aplendid, faat awiling and favorjttgMSB'te I'a ketahip MARMION, < apt. Kdwarda, will aai] ftom New York, poeitively, on Friday, June 4th, and from Liverpool on the 2Jtri July. Her accommodationa for Cabin, Second Cabin and Steerage paaaenge a, are unaur|*aaed for comfort and convenience. Tfioae about proceeding to Europe, or thoaa wialung to aend for their frienda, ahould make early application on board, loot of Peck Slip, or to \V (cJ T. TAP8COTT, jet r kfi South atreet, 2d door below Burling SIjp_ ***? "CONMIONEES FEU BM.~BAKK HVNDEHrWfW FORD, from Glasgow, will pleaae aend their pttrJHilMEii mita on hoard Immediately. All goode not permitted in lire day a muat be aent to the public etnre. je4 3trf WOODHULL h vllNTL RN. 87 Sonthet. NOTICE.?All peraona are caul iniird aaninet WfWpV r>u<ting itny of the crew of the Br. harlt HV NDr.JMBmIm FORD,from Olaagow.aauo debtt of their'a will he pa.ii in either Captain or Ciinaigneee. jet :i'rr WOODHI'LL St MINTl'RN. Bi H....1I, m. AjftAr PA( KE'J'H FOR HAVRK- Seiiinil I,me The MnH^^Shin BALTIMORE, John Johnaton, Jr., moater, Jbfiibwill aail on the lat of July. H 1 BOY I) k H1NI KEN, Agente tAj*- IVANTKI)?Veaaela to load with iron at IlelaIffffVware City, for Kaatern porta?Railroad iron for l'ierJMUlEaainnnt via Delaware and Raritan canal. jeljit MAXWELL, CULIN fc CO. ACfr FOR BKLFAST?Toaail punctually Ith June? The well known faat aniline packet ahip LKTITIA JflRVBa IIKYN. Captain Pirri#,will aail aa above, her regular day. For freight or paaaaRe, which will be taken on the loweat tvrma, pleaae apply on board the ahip foot of Beeknuni atreet, or to J. Mc.MURRAY, comer of Pine Je2 re ^ and South atreet". kOR KKKKill OR I HARTKH?To any WFBQrVL'nrI Oreat Britain, the firat elaaa Bntiah brig JiMBiflEaPKRlK Captain Carey. Apply to JOStPH MCMURRAY, WANTED*?A good veaael to carry about 100 ajHWy tona of heavy freight to Now Orleana. A email one JIHfa preferred. Apply to in27r E. K i;()l,l,INH, J6 8011th at. ~ L WALSH Ik BROTHERS French Boot Maken, No IWt Ann atreet, New York. French Calf Bonta of the lateat llfaahiou mule to order for 94 30, iteually aold for $6 and M 97 ; fine French Calf Boota $3 JO, uanally 93. Patent Leather Bonta $7, uanally aold for $10. Aleo. Congreaa Bootat with patent epnnje. Oentlemen'a (^altera, ahoea and elippera consrnnuy on inuiu, uiu mnuc iu ??uei nt me snorir.it nonce. Repairinc; kc., done in the store. L WALSH A BROTHERS. myMJflt'r No. 8 Ann street. ^"YOUNG Ik JONES, 4 Ann street, are selling line / French calf hoot* at $4 10, equal to any aold in this city Bfor$6orf7. Fine French boots at $3 Kl, nsnally $1. Beit French patent leather boota $7, equal to thoae usually sold at $0 and $10. A (treat assortment of shoes. gaiters and ilinpera always on hand, and made to order at short notice. All Siods warranted to sire satisfaction. Mendinit, Ac. dene iu e store. tPlease call and examine our stock. m23'nt?rc YOIJNO k JONF.H. 4 Ann sr., near Broadway J NEW FRKN< H BOOT STORE?The late.t Paris style of French Calf Hewed Boots for tl 10, equal to those usnilly sold for to and t7; fine French Boots for $3 10, city made, equal to those usually sold for $1.? Also, Congress Boots, with patent springs; Boots, Hhoes, (Jailers, Ac., constantly on hand, and mane to order in the shortest entice. Mending, Ac. done in the store, corner of Fulton and Nassau streets, opposite the Herald office, N York, myta I0t*je W YO EW YORK, SATURDAY War Intelligence. [From tho New Orleans Picayune, May 97.] Our correspondents do not ceaso expressing their astonishment at the ccnvalesoenoe of Oen. Shield*. By a paragraph in one of Mr. Kendall'* letteribelow.it will be teen that even an attack of pleurisy has failed to oloud hi* prospect* of recovery. Ill* case appears almost miraculous. The letter which we subjoin, from our Vera Crus correspondent. gives the particulars of an affair close to Vera t'rus, in which a small band of Mexican ladront$ was taken prisoners. Vraa Caut, Mexico, May 31,1847. A very nice little affair came off last night, about four hundred yards from the Gate of.Vlercv. about 11 o'clock, which resulted in the death of throe Mexican guerrillas, besides severely wounding a fourth, and Anally with the capture of nine others,'who aro now safely lodged in Jail, with a Aue prospect before them of swinging for their offences. The circumstances of the transaction have been related to me by two of the party, and are as follows:? Colonel Tom. Banks,'who was the leader of the party, learned from a good source that such a party bad visited the suburbs of the olty for several night* in succession, and had suoceeded in stealing several horses from the watcou vard. Bv tlA consent of the Governor ha ratuul a volunteer com'pa^ of soveu men, anil on Wednesday night sallied forth to catch the varmints, but without making any dlsooveries. Last night they thought to try their hand again, ahd accordingly about 10 o'clock they arrived in the neighborhood of the wagon yard. Four men were placed where they could see and not be seen, and the other three advanced iu different directions, about one hundred and fifty yards from the main body They wore not long in this position before one of them discovered one or two men advancing. He hailed, ffut they advanced upon him. The Mexican in advance, after getting his ribs scraped with a musket ball, took to his heels, whilst the otbor advanced with sabre drawn for a regular set-to, but a pistol ball settled him. Unfortunately for the first one he ran close to another of our party, who brought him down with a rifle. It was about this time that several others of the guerrilla party made their appearance for the fray, hut they were soon made to retreat to a house near by. They had succeeded in barrackading all the doors but one, and hiding their arms like cowards, when the immortal seven came up and burst open the door, taking them all prisoners, without opposition. On searching the house they found their arms, and their horses and equipments were found in the yard, which wus enclosed by a very high stone wall, aud as our guard had never been extended that far. thev no doubt th?.n?bt themselves perfectly secure. A more precious looking Hot of scamps {ban these prisoners I never laid eye* on. A portion of Col. B.'s party stayed to guard the house and property, and suco eded in arresting three men this morning, all well uriued and well mounted. There is no doubt a large party of them in the neighborhood, and no doubt the same that cut up the small party of dragoons at Santa Fe. The American Ragle says the spoils secured by this affair consisted of nineteeu horses and five mules, one American and nineteen Kngllsh muskets, fourteen escopets. twelve pistols, twenty-three saddles and bridles, about 400 weight of ammunition. The prisoners will be brought to trial aud severely dealt with 1 am indebted to Mr. Diamond for the following report, which is as full an account as I can give you of the affair referred te, with the exception that the captain does not state in it how he eseaped, which, I learn, was dona iu a small boat, in which he succeeded in reaching one of our steamers a few miles distant. Report of Capt. Huiston, Schooner Fraternity. On the 8th of May left Vera Cruz in company with the sloop of war Germantown, and arrived at Nautla on the 10th. The captain of the sloop of war fired a gun soon after onr arrival and hoisted a white flag, soon after which the authorities of Nautla came on board the sloop and signed all the documents necessary to place the town in possession of the Americans. This beiDg done, the Germantown sailed for Tecoluta, and the Fraternity remained for the purpose of disposing of her cargo. Af ten o'clock on the morning of the 13th, about three hundred armed Mexicans arrived at Nautla from Mlsaulta, and took possession of the town. They also seised tho authorities of tho place, together with Mr. Henry sGodet, supercargo of the Tholumity, Mr. Derbes, a passenger, and five of my crew, all of whom were carried bound toMisaulta. Two of my crow were on shore with me at the time, and the other three were taken from my vessel, which was lying outsido the bar, two miles from the shore. At two o'clock on the morning of the next day. sho was boarded by about thirty armed men, who ran the vessel on shore, stripped her of her cargo and set her on Are. The following are amongst the loaders in the attack, whose names were obtained by me, viz: 1'epo Nunez, Qabrael Acerta, Kosano Mendes and Augusta Arlega. [From the Vera Cruz Eagle, May 19.1 Whilst the army is pushing into the interior. Coin. Terry is employing every hour in hunting about the coast for some new enterprise to distinguish his noble officers and men. Ho has now been gone for several days in a southerly direction, and we expect soon to hear of some achievement, whioh will probably add another gem to the already brilliant crown of national glory which already encircles it. Capt. Mayo, Governor of Alvarado, started on an expedition on Thursday, the 13th inst., against a town of considerable importance, called (we believe) Talascoya. accompanied by eighty men. This place is said to be nearly one hundred miles in a southwest direction from Alvarado. He took gunboats with him only. On arriving at the place, he was received in all kindness, every attention being shown him that could be extended, in order to render his visit agreeable, and arrangements were made for the surrender of the town. We understand that Capt. Mayo declined leaving any force there, however, as it would have weakened those under his command too muoh. Oh his return, and whilst in his boats descending the river, which is represented as being both narrow and shallow, be was fired upon from a dense chaparral, and one officer and five of his seamen wounded. The following is a list of their names: J. O. Cringle, passed midshipman, badly wounded; J. D.Totten, seaman, do do; Henry Wright, seaman, do do; John Ellis, seaman, wounded in two places; James I)e Course, seaman, wounded severely; Win. Grant, seaman, do do. Brevet Major Dimmock arrived at Vera Cruz on the 18th inst. from New York,) in the bark Kdwlna, with portion* of the ftth and 7th Infantry and one company ofartlllery. He ia ordered to rendezvous at the fuente Nacional (National Bridge) on the Jalapa road until further orders. The Eagle nays that Col. Sowers was in Vera Cruz on the2'dd, with despatches for General Scott. Pvilti, May 19, 1817. The Americans entered this city on the 15th inst. without finding any resistance, although it cannot be denied there was some hostile disposition manifested on the part of the people here against the soldiers. The commander-in-chief (he refers to Gen. Worth) takes, however, every precaution, and it is to be hoped that within a short time the inhabitants will be more reconciled to their fate. Jalata, Mexico, May 16, 1847. I regret to state that Captain Mason, of the rifles, died last night. He is to be buried this afternoon with military houors. He was a gallant and most promising young officer, beloved by all. The order is out for the marching af Gen. Twiggs' division. It is to move on Tuesday towards Puebla, Gen. Scott accompanying it. A garrison remains behind under Col. Child*, composed of both regulars and volunteers, every wsy able to hold the position against any odds the en*my may bring. Thero is no mistake that General Scott's proclamation, which went directly home to every reflecting Mexican, is doing a great deal of good Hart and Wells, the theatrical managers, have given a grand funcioii at the I'laza de Toros?a regular bull ttglit-so you see that we are not entirely destitute o amusements, especially those of a refined nature. Today thero is to be a grand cock flght, and also another bull flght, and at night there is to be a theatrical performance at the theatre. This is a lively country. A Spanish dantrutt, said to be pretty, has arrived from the city of Mexico, has becu engaged by Hart and Wells, and makes her first appearance to-morrow night from Santa Anna we havo more positive Information, it is certain that he has passed through I'uebla, and with a force variously estimated from 15.000 to 50.000 men?the former number is doubtless nearer the mark. Some of the Mexicans here say that he will make a stand somewhvre between I'uebla and the city of .Mexico, and that he has three or four pieces of cannon. Others believe that there will be one grand strugglu at the city of Mexico?a last effort for the liberty of the Republic. Among fhe foreigners, again, there are those who believe that inta Anna is only pushing on towards the riinitul ti? rnntrol th?i olnriinna and hs*ln himsulf l.? to the highest office; and that then ho will conic out in favor of peace with the United States Other*, and aumng them thoee who pretend to great knowledge of thn country and it* public men, say that Santa Anna will never give up no long a* he can draw around him a force sufficient to make any kind of a ebow against "Ins Y ankees," ho himself always taking care to bo in a position whore he cau save his own precious body in case of a reverse. I have thus given you all the various opinions afloat, and must leave it to wiser heads to pick out which is the most reasonable. Santa Anna's whole lifo has been one of ups and downs?has been a riddle After his disastrous defeat at Iiuona Vista all thought his power completely broken up; yet he was found ugain in full force at Cerro Oordo There he met with the worst reverse of ail, and every one supposed him completely annihilated; yet we new know that he has collected another force around him, that he is pushing for the capital, and it is fairly to bo presumed that a man so full of expedients may yet give thn American arms some trouble. Had (ten. Scott been in possession of the proper means on the eve of the battle of Cerro Oordo, the city of Mexico would at this moment have been under the American

flag, and very likely without the loss of a man?he had not the proper means, and the road may not now be found an open way. As yet I have received no further papers from the city of Mexico?nothing later than the 8th inst.?but I am in hopes daily of obtaining full flies They shall be forwarded immediately, by private express. If no other opportunity offers (Jen. Scott, owing to the non-arrival of a train expected this morning, will not move for two or three days to OUUl*. P. 8.?A Spaniard lias just told ma that Gen. Worth , ueb'a on Saturday last, without opposition At that tlma he says, Hanta Anna was encamped at San Jr.1!; e"m*luc'?n, ten league* on the other aide. There is a report that Gen. Worth is in hard pursuit of him beyond l uebla, and I think rery llkeiy such is a A""* will And eery little rest to the sole of hi* foot if Gen. W. gate In pursuit of him. W* mvjt I> 1/ u MORNING. JUNE 5, 184' have definite intelligence before to-morrow of all that hae 1 occurred In the direction of Puebla. I Jalafa, Mexico, May 10, 1M7. , We have eome further reports in relation to General Worth's entranoe into Puebla, although as yet there la no official or positive information. A German who arrived from the olty of Mexico last night, and who appears to be an intelligent man, says that when the advance of Gen. Worth had reached a point a few miles this side of Puebla. on the lfith inst.. Santa Anna was in tusvii.] ui?w iisuwug auui'i ioma aoiuiera; mat to delay the advance of the Americana he aent out a party to akirmiah with them; that thia party waa attacked by Geu. Worth, driven Into the city with tbeloaa of aeveral killed and wounded, beaidea many horaea, and that ao hotly were they preaavd. that Santa Anna waa obliged to retire without having time to aboe all hla men. Such ia the report, and it look! reaaonable enough, of the German. Gen. Worth entered the city at 6 o'clock in the afternoon of Saturday, the 16th. Aa the gentleman left Puebla about that time, he ceuld not nay whether Santa Anna waa puraued or not. Other accounta aay that Santa Anna fell back aa far aaSau Martin Deiinulucau,which he Intended to fortify, while othera again will havo it that a grand atand ia to be made at or near Rio Frio. The former ia altuated on a plain and there nature haa given little or no atrength of poeition; while at the latter there are aeveral very atroug polnta, one, in particular, whloh may be fortified. If Santa Anna, too, can get up another excitement at the capital?and he can do almoat any thiug with bia countrymen?he can obtain itmnenee aaalatance in the way of throwing up worka. Kio Frio, if my memory aervea me right, ia but ten or twelve leaguea thia aide of the city of Mexico; yet it ia aaid there ia a road which turna it completely. Be thia aa it may. there are certainly indicationa that the Muxlcana arc determined 1 upon tusking another struggle. although it must again | result in their utter discomfiture After the successful Ntoriuing of Cerro Gordo by Colonel Harney.frout which he drove a well fortified force of more than double hie own number, there ia nothing the American arum cannot do. - Some fears are manifested that an express from Gen Worth has been out off by the rascally guerillas, lie most certainly would have despatched a messenger, unless he had received direct orders to the contrary; vet no person has arrived. The first thing the guerillas know, a lot of them will be strung up one of these mornings. The difficulty between Santa Anna and Gen. Minon Is a very pretty quarrel as it stands. The former ordered General M. at the battle of Buen Vista, to go in the rear of General Taylor, and when he, Santa Anna, drovo old Hough and Heady from the Angostura or Narrows. (Jen. >1. was to fall upon him and cut him nud his army entirely in pieces. This was perfeo; ly understood between them Well, after Santa Anna was forced to fall back.for the very gopdand most excellent reason that he could not induce General Taylor to budge an inch, he accuses General Minon openly of not obeying his orders. The Utter says, in justification, that If Santa Anna had driven General Taylor from his position, as he had agreed to do, that he was ready at the mouth of the narrows to make an end of" los 1 ankees" with his cavalry. I do not know how the matter will end, but so far Santa Anna has the worst of it most decidedly. There are occasional deaths among our wounded men, but the worst of those injured at Cerro (Jordo are doing well Speaking of wounded men, I will relate one little incident. When (ion. Shields was brought out from the spot whore he was wounded, to a place where several other! had already boon taken, 1 happened to be present.? After the wound ofthe gallant guueral had been dressed, the hurts of the others?perhaps there were ten or flfteou of them?were attended to. Among them was one tout llliuoiH man, named Ford, the half of whose head at least appeared to have been carried away by a heavy cannon ball. One of our best surgeons, Dr. Wright, went up to the poor fellow when his time came, and to my astonishment commenced clipping the shattered portions of his face, jaw, and ear, which still hung to him, and afturwards (dressed the wound us well as circumstances would admit. 1 say wound; it was worse than a wound, and a description ot it would be too horrible.? The battle was now over, and every moment they were bringing in some fresh victim of the result of the rocent strife. It seemed to mo that others needed the services of the good surgeon more than did the unfortunate individual in question?his case was certainly hopeless.? There were urms and legs to amputate, balls to extract, and tho writhiugs ot the wounded showed how much they needed the surgeon's offices ; yet he continued witn the Illinois man until he had patched his shattered head and bound it up as well as he was able. This was on the 18th of April. Two or threu days since, whan noarly a month bad passed away, I met Dr. Wright here in the streets of Jalapa, and asked him how long the man in question lived. If 1 was ever astonished in my life, it was whpn he told me that he was still alive, and what was more, he was well and hearty ! A portion of his face, his jaws on one side, and his ear are gone, but the man will soon be strong enough to shoulder his musket again, and is said to be more anxious than ever to have another turn with the Mexicans. Four men belonging to the army are to undergo most severe punishment this atternoou: they are to receive thirty-nine lashes each, in the I'laza, are to have their heads shaved, and after the word " robber" is pasted on each of their backs, they are to be drummed out of camp. This thing of publicly whipping a man is most degrading; but their crime was the premeditated robbery of the house of a Mexican, and under circumstances deserving of the most severe punishment. Three of them belonged to the 4th Artillery, and one of them to the 'id Pennsylvania regiment. Jalapa, Mexico. May -JO. 1847. We are still without further positive news of Oeneral Worth, and it is now almost certain that his despatches are cut olT. lie would hardly enter so rich and populous a oity as is Puebla, without sending an official account of it to Oen, Scott?at least such is tno impression. The Mexican* here hare new* ftom the citr of Mexico which we canupt get hold of, their own couriers doubtleu running regularly. One of them told me last night that fifteen battalion* of the National (Juard have been thoroughly organized at the capital, that fortifications are already in process of construction at or ner ltio Frio, that the bells hare been run up into cannon, and that the owners of an iron foundry at tho city of Mexico, Knglishmon, hare been compelled to cast balls on the promise of remuneration hereafter, l/nderstand, distinctly, that I get all this from a Mexican, and that it must be taken with allowances; but that there Is now a prospect of another fight, and a hard one. it is considered certain by many. To my thinking it will depend much upon the result of the election of President, news of which has not as yet reached the Americans here. If Herrera has been chosen, and there certainly was a party in his favor, it may be put down as a guaranty that peace measures will prevail. On the other hand, if Santa Anna has been elected, or a friend of his,the struggle may be protracted, and another stand made this side of the capktol. It Is now certain that Santa Anna was not in the city of .Mexico to control the late election in person, although his approach with an armed force may have nad some effect upon the States of I'uebla and Mexico. The four individuals I spoke of yesterday as having been guilty of robbery, received a portion of their sentence last evening and the rest this morning. A most disgraceful figure did they cut, marching through the streets with their heads shaved, tho word "robber" pinned upon their backs, and a band of musio playing the "ltoguo's March" immediately In their rear. Their names were Henry Heed, Hugh Duane and Henjamln Potter, of the 4th Artillery, and D. K. Hevalon. of the 'id Pennsylvania Volunteers. The latter was found guilty of horse stealing; the three former of breaking twice Into tho house of the same Mexican, and with threats and vlolsnco robbing him of every thing he possessed Hard and degrading as was their punishment, every one says it was deserved. Jalaps, Mexico, May 31, 1R47. There Is a good deal of doubt and uncertainty in relation t? the 1'resident in Mexioo; a good deal of surmise as to the manner of choosing this high functionary, iu the present instance, lly the constltntion, the plan of electing tho president is somewhat similar to that of our country ; each State in Mexico, through its State Legislature, elects its candidate for t'.hief Magistrate from among the dlffurenl members. This note is carefully sealed and sent on to the capital, and when all are couuted the individual who has the vote of the greatest number of States is declared duly elected Such is about the amount of the law in relation to the matter, yei it is known that in September last tlie Con gresH 01 me nepublic. in an extraordinary session, chose .Santa Anna President and Gomez Farias Vice President, and tin* Haiuu Congress, in thu present distracted state of the country, may do the same again If the high functionaries are chosen according to the constitution there are several Stat**?Vera Cruz, Tamaulipas, Nueva I.eon Coahuila, Chihuahua. Nueva Mexico, Upper California, and perhaps one or two other* ?which can take no part in the election, from the fact that they are occupied by our troop*. We shall know all about this matter in the course of a few days, and In the meantime I can Inform you that there are many intelligent and thinking Mexicans here who believe that llerrera will be elected, but perhaps with them the wish Is father to the hope The advent of the American troops in any part of this country gives the populatoon of the town* and cities two separate and distinct frights; the first is when they hear of the approach of " lo* Yankee*." for such have been the reports, circulated by thu Government that they honestly believe that their houses are to be robbed, their wives and daughters violated, and every specie* of outrage committed; the second fright Is when they hear that the Americans are to leave them, for they soon learn that their trade is better, that they have greater protection, and that the laws of the strangers are more wholesome, liberal and give greater safety than they have ever enjoyed under their own. They have been buying and selling, too, have been trafficking with the Americans, contrary to the express Injuctiou* of their rulers, and now it is their own people, their own lawlesa and half fed soldiery, that they really fear the worst. A day of sorrow will that be for Mexico when tho Americans leave it, although for one I believe that that day is far distant. A* long as the military hold supremacy in the eonntry our armies certainly cannot evacuate It. Mr. Trist Is still here, I might give you a column of speculation upon his mission, and very likely hit unon nianv truths in so doing; h"t have neither the time ner inclfnation at present to say more than that I bellevo that the hard blow* of 10,000 regular* will hate more effect in bringing the** people to their *eu*e* than all the aoft word* an e?|Ual I number of diplomat* could shower upon them The train which started up under escort of < aptain* Walker and Hull arrived yesterday, and It 1* now said that an onward movement to-morrow ha* been decided upon. A great excitement ha* been caused here on It* being ascertained that no lee* than twelve wagon loads of sutler's store* had- been found scattered through the train, to the great detriment of the service. Arrest* are talked of, and I suppose that several will take place Many essentials for th* uw of the army were absolutely [ERA r [eft behind to mako room for the good* and baggage of private individual*. Beside* Herrera, it i* eaid that Elloriaga 1* talked of a* a candidate for the Presidency. It may be recollected that the latter made a close run with Santa Anna for the lame office at the last election. He bear* an excellent character among the foreigner*, and it i* thought 1* in favor of peace with the United States. He Is not a military man, and that is saying a good deal for him. 11 o'clock, A. M ?The stage in Just in from 1'uebla, but I have little time to collect and write off the news. All was quiet at Puebla. and the people appeared to be well enough satisfied under Ueneral Worth. Santa Anna, it is said, did not stop at Han Martin, but kept on towards the capital, after his lancer* had been defeated this side of Puebla by (den. Worth. There is a report that Uen Valenctu, with 14.000 men. is to meet our army this side of Mexico, but there are so many reports that we can make little out of them LUorlaga is certainly talked of for the presidency. JaLara, May 31?13 o'clock. The diligence hasarrlvod from Puebla. but nothing offleiffl hud arrived frr?m tliu lanital nruvinm it* luna* lurg. The passengers statu that it waa currant at that place that Herrera had been elected President. I received a letter from Puebla, of which the following Is an sitract : " We entered this place on the 15th Inst. The natives, although t^ulet yet. have stabbed several of the men. and have kllleu two. We were attacked in Amasoca by Hanta Anna, with about 1500 cavalry?he lost three kiUed and seven wounded. The old codger took a fit of leaving for Mexico, where he is fortifying the Penol and Ayotla." I have seen another letter, from an intelligent source, to a gentleman in-this place, which says that Santa Anna retreated from Puebla to Sau Martin, and subsequently left for the city of Mexico; also that we are to be met on the road, somewhere, with 10.000 men. under one General, whose name I do not recollect, and 4000 under Minon. So mote it be?the more the better. No doubt by the time we meet them, their force will be augmented to trouble tbe number. We also learn that murders and robberies are being committed on the road dally, both by horscmon and footmen. The source af information can be relied on. Armv or the East, Medical Department, Jalapa, April 19. 1847. Inspector General?About midday, on the 17th Inst an action took place between some of our light troops, in a part of the mouutain to the left of the public road and below t'erro Gordo, to which 1 ascended immediately, accompanying his Excellency, the commander-in-chief From this point wo could distinctly see our men endeavoring to repulse tbe enemy, who on his part disputed the point with obstinacy. At about 2 o'clock my aid. Tarbe, caiuu to inform me that a considerable number of wounded bad collected round my tent, (the fifth ambulance or camp hospital.) Being ignorant whether tbe anion nau oecome general i coum not dispose or any of my subordinates, who were all at their espectivo posts, and therefore wax compelled to descend immediately to the assistance of theae unfortunates. At seven o'clock in the afternoon 133 wounded had come to my hospital. of whom 103 had been attended to. five ampu tutlona having been performed and thirty-one ball* extracted. Fearing. If the battle abould continue the next day. to be encumbered with the nick and wounded. 1 diepatched immediately those whose wounds had been dressed, in eight largo wagons, and ordered Dr. Felix Orellane. surgeon of the army, to accompany the convoy that same night to the hospital at Jalapa. and he started at 9 o'clock. I continued attending to the few wounded remaining, and at I'd o'clock at nlglit wo laid dowu. worn out with fatigue. At G o'clock on the morning of the 18thsome more wounded arrived. Having ascertained that the enemy had rendered himself master of the wood and mountain which he had attacked the evening previous, 1 considered that my camp hospital had become useless and oalled Dr. Kivadenclra to my assistance. 1 dee patched two more wagons witli wounded to Jalapa, but without eicort, an there was none disposable. A* the euemy advanoed, turning the Cerro (Jordo. few wounded could reach my hospital, and as besides two congreve rockets fell, one close to my tent and the other in the park of artillery, which was only at the distuncn of a pistol shot, but fortunately without bursting. I concluded to avoid this danger and to go nearer the rear guard of our forces. Accordingly I transported my camp hospital higher up on tho public road, a distance of about six hundred yards, to a hut fronting the commissariat general, where at that moment, several wounded arrived, and among them the seargeant of artillery, Antonio Bustos, whose left foot had been carried off by a four pound ball. All our cavalry was extended on the publio road; the brigade of infantry of Dr. Ortega was descending at a rapid pace, so that it was with extreme difficulty 1 could reach the house with my medicine chest. Dr. Dominguez, who came with this force, reported himself to me, and 1 detained him to assist in performing the amputation on llustos. We made the necessary arrangements for tho amputation in the entry of tho house, Drs. Tarbe and Verde holding the patient, and Domingues and Ilivadeneira assisting me. I had commenced cutting the flesh < f the patient, when a shower of balls coming from the woods in the rear of the house, and passing through its feeble walls made our cavalry retreat in thehlirection of Corral Kalso.A woman, an old man, and a child of seven years, were wounded in the kitchen of the house. The balls followed in every direction. Our cavalry continued the descent with impunity, while our horses, tied to the posts of the entry, attracted the attention and the balls of the enemy. But honor would not permit us to abandon the sergeant, whose amputation was only half finished, although our death appeared inevitable, but a Divine Providence saved us. I continued attending to the various stages of the amputation in the midst of balls and the cry of the enemy, and at last finished an operation which appeared to me to have lasted an age The serenity and resignation ol my companions in this crisis, were admirable, and if above description. All remained around the patient, at tending to the part of the operation which full to thcii share, in the midst of the whistling of balls and thecriei of death; and when we rose, looking to heaven with gra< titude far our salvation, as wo thought, a new peril caui< to dismay us. A number of volunteers presented them selves in front of our entry, and seeing our uniform eried " Death to the Mexican officers," and presented their guns to our breast. I do not know what sentiment inspired me in the resolution which I took, but I rushed to the musxle of their rifles?I showed them my hand dripping with blood, and holding a piece of the mutilated leg, cried?" Respect humanity or a hospital of blood? wo are surgeons." My words produced a magic effect. In an instant an officer, whose name I have since learned to be Pion, stepped between the volunteers and ourselves, raised their guns with his sword, and these men, animated by victory, thirsting to avenge the loss of their general, mortally wounded, as I have since learned, bocame from that moment our friends, our protectors. While these events were passing in mv hut, which will never be erased from my memory, our nring had ceased; the troops in the redoubts, finding themselves cut off from the public road, surrendered or capitulated; those on the slope of the Cerro (Jordo retired through the ravines.and the enemy remained master of all our positions and the immense materiel. The volunteers of the enemy commenced bringing in. without distinction, their own and our wounded, and we dressed their wounds according to the dictates of humanity and our instructions. We performed various amputations on some real giants, which succeeded in gaining their good will to such an extent that they refused us nothing that could be useful to us or our wounded. Although two of thair own surgeons had arrived, the body which I have the honor to command had the satisfaction that from their number was chosen one mnmbei to assist in some grave cases, even in that of Genera! Shield*, who had been traversed by a grape shot On the IWth all my companions of the camp hospital) of the redoubts, where they had remained at their poet with honor to their corps, until they received permission from the enemy to retire, presented themselves to me. and considering their presence in this place indispensable, I have retained them near me. Ood and Liberty ' I'KDKO VANDEK LINDEN. To Col. D. Litis Cssaion, In charge of thwlnspect'n of Med. Millt'y Dept't. AFFAIRS IS TIIK CITY OP MKXICO. [From the N. O. Delta, May J7 ) El Monitor, of the 'JHth April, urges the necessity of responding immediately to the call of the government, and that every man or boy, capable of bearing nrinn. should do so without admitting any excuse uuder any circumstances Uut the editors add, that iustead of hurrying to the defence ot the nation, there are many who go into the country, and others pretend that they have no arms, and are ijuiet at their homes, confident that others will risk their lives to dvlend them but that II every uiau did not lake up arms, the different bodies Of national guards and militia would be dissolved, and each man would have to defend himself as be could The Jiyuntamiento calls on the citizens. In a lengthy and patriotic appeal, dated tbe d7th April, to aid tin- war in whatever manner they can, with arms, provisions, money, or anything else. The accounts received from the different departments, in regard to the arming of guerilla bands, were very encouraging to the Mexicans At Tesooeo they were enlisting fast, both infantry and cavalry, under command of the different chieftains who had obtained appointments. In the State of Oojaca they were organizing different bodies.in order to intercept the march of American trains ana troops to and from Vera Crux. Three bands of guerillas had been, formed at I'uehia, under the commands of Generals Furlong ilea, and Orinoechea.? These forces would march immediately towards linear, in order to resist the Americans on their march towards the capital. Oca. Moarez was still organizing his forces at the South According to the recent law, which compels every citizen from IA to HO to take up arms, there win up gnuiercu, hi luiricm n?,nv<rn munn, upwnrun OI Si.(toil men ?provided all thoae who am liable to duty enliat. El Monitor inquire* if it will be permitted that aunh a email army a* that of the Americana, who are now marching to the very galea of the capital, will be allowed to enter that nity unmuleated, when a body of Ml.000 men can be rained to realat them -that there la no want of uieana but want of valor, of patriotlam. ia the ooly fault. The member* of tbe Legialaturu of the State of Mexico addreaaed a patriotic proclamation to the people they repreaented, calling upon them to reapond faithfully and without delay to tlie wanta of the country Don Lorcnio Arellano, Governor of the(State of Guanajuato, alao cndeavora to excite the men under hla command to prepare themaelvea Immediately, with whatever arrna i hey miM obtain. The Irit Eipannl, the organ of the Spaniard* in Mexico, recommend* that In order to have a good reault from the guerilla ay*tem, it la neceaaary that they ehnuld be commanded bv brave and determined eeldier*. who will not fear any riak, and be well acquainted with the topographical condition of the country ; that It la nece**ary that the government ahould not interfere In their operation*, but allow them to act with perfect liberty, and not be autgeoted to order* of marching and countermarching. The Jrii aaya that ahould the band* of gue LD. Mm Two CWfc rillas be properly orsc*nli?d, they wUl (fire the Amerloatxe more trouble than they hare iu? Idee nf th.? ri.? Is well aware ot It, and consequently haTaddr^ssd'a proclamation to the Mexicans, adopting Marshal Ho alt's tactics in Spein-thatis. to punish with death every Mezioau who shouldrattack any American wandering out of the lines of the army ; but that If the Mexicans remember that they hare a country, of which * the Americans would deprive them, those penalties would not frighten tnern; and that, notwithstanding its barbarous dictates, the Spaniards did not lose their oourage. and they did not oeaae to attack the French until they exterminated them. The Irii recommends that the Mexicans should follow the example of the Spaniards; that if (isnerals Taylor and Scott have declared all Mexican bands or guerillas as outlaws, the Mexicans should likewise declare the Americans to be banditti, and, as in Spain, decide that for ' every Mexican that should be treated as a land pirate by the Americans, three Americans will be hanged out of those falling Into the hands of the Mexicans." [The timt ilifflculty In carrying out thU ferocious resolve will be to And Americana enough to allow three for every Mexican slain The next difficulty will ba, to cateh the Americana, as we presume that in Mexloo, aa in other parte of the world, catchiug cornea before hanging.]? Knergy and deciaion will sere the country.'' ad da the Iris?' without theae vlrtuea everything will be leet. lie, then, energetic and decisive for onoe." flSome of the papers disapprove of Gen. Bravo'a decree imposing fines on persona importing provision*, ho., in the towns or cities in the possession of the Americans : " Kor,"' they say, " what are '.WOO, or even 10.000 Americans, to at least 40.000 inhabitants, who will remain at Puebla. unable to leave the place'" A corps of gutrrilltrot left the oapital on the lat inst., in order to watch the movements and give information * as to the operations of the advancing invaders. The labor at the tobacco warehouse (the government's own) was stopped completely on the 1st of May, and hundreds of poor women were left without the means of raising money to buy bread forthemaelvea and children. A society was formed on the 80th ult., at the capital, for the purpose of raising funds, provisions ammunition, Sic , denominated the "Society of the Frtendeof the Na uuiiai iuin.'|nuu<;iii;r -(.milUUU UC agil(OI 1< la llllfpendaneia National ) The committee, appointed on the nrft day, visited several churches, convent*, and other public aud private dwelling*, and obtained tone supplied, but many gave nothing but promises Ft Rtpublirano. in commenting on the new Mexican (American) tariff, which in puhlidhed in all the Mexican papers, remark* that, notwithstanding the Yankee* prohibit the iuiro iuclion of powder, arm*, Jtc , brandy la admitted almost free. A Mexican lady, writing from Saltlllo, depicts the state in which (ha Mexican soldiers, wounded at Buena Vista, hud themselves, as moat miserable. The government has advertised for proposals of persons prepared to furnish the army with cannon of different calibre General i'acheco has formed a company of gusrrllleroe. wnose in mm is 10 do "inuepenuence or Ueatn"?Ueain iu tho i'ickwickian or Santa Aunaian sense. ofeouraa. A letter trom Queretaro. ,of tba lat instant. say* that from 2,400 lo 3 000 pounda of brass an 1 copper bad been gathered there, nod that they would proceed Immediately to cart several pircerot cannon. General Canalize publishes In the Monitor, of the Oth Instant, a defence ot himself and forcea against the different attacks made on ihein through tho press, charging hint with cowardice in having retreated in auch hot haste from Cerro Gordo. The Governor of the State of Tamaulipas published a proclamation at Cluilad Victoria, on tho 12th of April.bv which he declares that the said State continues, and will always continue, to forma part of the Mexican Republle, and is, couaiMiUently, determined to give all its assistance in carrying on the war against the Americana. Don Antonio Campuzano, Governor of the Stats of Sonera. issued a proclamation at the port of Gaaymaa, on the 4th of April, calling on hla soldiers and fellow-citizens to defend themselves from the invaders, and not allow them to impose the yoke of slavery on the Mexican race. NEWS KROM THE BRAZOS. The brig Henry, Cant. Cole, arrived last night from the Brazos, having left there on the 20th Inst. By tbia arrival we have datea from Matamoras to the 10th. and from Monterey to the Oth inat. There is no news of any importance from Gen. Taylor's column. We glean from the Matamorai Flag, of the 10th Inst., the following items :? Carabujal still keeps himself in the vicinity of Matamoras. His camp is about sixty miles from there, on the San Kernaudo road. The force under his oemmand is small?not exceeding fifty men?but sufficient to plunder all trading parties coming in or going out of Mat&inuras. Cant. Maves. the individual stabbed bv one of tha Mam>achu*ott! Volunteer!, mention ot which hu already been made in our column!, died Irom the effect* of hi* wound* on the 17th met ( apt. >1. wm a partner and not a clerk of Mr. Sinclair, an previourly (tated. The assassin haa been placed in cloie confinement between Cainargo and Mier, a abort time ago, three MilihWill were wayluylug tbe road to rob a Mexican merchant of Matamorai, who they knew wa* coming down from Mier with a large amount of money in hi* poNaeaalon. The merchant had three men with him, and it chanced before her eachod the ipot where the robber* hud poated tbcmaelve*. that three Texan Ranger*, who had been out on a icout, (truck into the road a ahort diitance ahead of him, purautng their way down to (amargo. It waa after dark, and the robber* miitook the Rangers for the merchant i party. They ordered them to halt and deliver, and the Ranger* did halt and deliver; but they delivered bullet* initead of money, and left not a robber able to oarry off hi* load?ail were killed, and the merchant pawed down in safety i The mule train which left Matamera* about the 13th lnit. for ( amargo, under an eicort of Maaaaohiuett* volunteer*, commanded by Captain Waltb, reached i there in lafety. The report about their being attacked, and the mule* stampeding, turned out to be incorrect, i The 9th, lltb, 13th, 14th. and 16th regiment* ol infantry, and the regiment of voltigeur* had been ordered to ( (ien. Scott. The 10th, 13th, and Kith regiment* of infan| try and the 3d dragoon* had been ordered to join (>*n. Taylor. I It won reported in Matamoras that Lieut. Col Randolph, of the Virginia regiment, had, with a portion of | hi? command, captured, on the Oth inat., forty of C anales' men, at China. The 1st Mississippi regiment, under Colonel Darie, was to have left Cerralvo on the 'lOth Inst, for the mouth of the Uio Grande Col. Davis waa faet recovering from hia wounds. The health of (Jen. Taylor's army was generally good The small-pox, which at one time oreated considerable alarm among the troops and the Mexican inhabitants in SaltlUo, had nearly disappeared. ARMY INTELLIGENCE. Messrs. liars and Stelnbury, of Captain Fisher's company. arrived at Ht. Louis, on the Jtttb ult, from Santa Fe. which place they left on the I'lth April. All was quiet when they left, but much sickness among our troops. Tho volunteeri refused to re-enllst. The War Department, under date of the 11th Inst., has called upon the Governor of Missouri for a battalion of Ave companies of mounted volunteers, to serve, "during the war with Mexico," and to occupy the poets to bo established on the Oregon. They are to rendesvous at Fort Leavenworth or Independence, and will be mustered into service by Lieut. Col. Wharton, bach oempany will consist of one Captain, one First Lieutenant, two Herond Lieutenants, four Sergeants, four Corporals, two buglers, one farrier and blacksmith, and eighty privates. . This force, as we have said, is to be employed at the posts established on the Oregon route. The battalion , ot infantry and the regiment of mounted volunteers, now organising in this State, and the regiment of Illinois ; volunteers, railed for by the order of the 19lh of April, ' it Is authoritatively stated, are to be used for the occupation of Santa Fe and New Mexico. ? St. Louts AtpuiI Jiton, May J7tA. Yesterday, the John Odlin, Copeland. from Vera Crus. uruugm up uiree companie* ol the Alabama regiment, unilt-r the command of Capt Tbomae.vic:?Capt Jodm', Thomaa' and Baldwin'* com pan in. numbering 1*3 rank aud file. . The schooner Harry F. Luttarlock. Scull, from Vara < rux. brought up companie* II. 1 and K of the Georgia regiment, commanded by Capt* Wilaon, Sergeant and Urice. The KclioonerOxeniola, Allen, brought up a company of Alabama volunteer*, under the command of I apt Shelby Ihe team boat (inn Pike, (apt Row. from Cincinnati, aliich arrived yesterday morning, brought down Capt. J P. Smith. Lieut* .1 A Markley, M a! llundereon, ami I vu private* of the llilh regiment U S. Infantry The brig* Henrico, Payne, aud Lincoln, Smith, from Vera Crux, arrived here hut night, having on board Col. \V II Ketchum. iu command of two companies of Alahama volunteer* coiupame* C and II, numbering 100 men. rank and tile, and Col Reed, In command of company A, Georgia volunteer*, 63 men, rank and file.?AT <J Delia, May 37tA TKUrillRS OK VICTORY. [From the Norfolk Herald, Junc 3.] The following I* a deecrlptlve lilt of the cannon captured at Vera Crux, aud brought home in the U. 9 *blp St. Mary'*, with the ln*crlption*on the bra** piece* We hope It 1* intended by the government to have them defaulted at Fort Monroe. Brih Gun* 1 33-pounder?length 11 feet s Inch** Trunnion Mark 6000 Marked on cbaM "Le Mordlcant, Ultima Ratio Itegum. I.e Mareichal He Hannlere*. Marked on breech "Nee Pluribu* Impar." Marked on breecb-ring "Kellerl Tlgvro llelvetllK Dungo. IflSA." I S0-pounder? length II feet h lnche*? Trunnen Mark 67HOand No. 33 .Marked ou chaee "Le Kobuite, Ultima Ratio Reguin. I-oui* ' baric* de Bourbon. Comte D'F.u, Hue D'Aumale " Marked on breech "De 34, Nec Pluribu* Impar." Marked on lireeeh-rlng "A Duoay Par i. Beranger, Comml??aire de* Fontea Le 6, 7 bre., 1766." I 30-p?under--length 11 feet H lacheo? Trunnion Mark 674(1 and No 37. Marked on ohaae "Le Fier, Ultima Itatlo Itegum l.oui* < harle* de Bourbon Comte D'Lu Due D'Aumale '' Marked on breech "De 34. Nee I'lurltma Impar ' Marked on breech-ring "A Dour Par J. Herangt-r Cominlaaalre ilea Fontea Le 10.8 bra , I7ftft ? 1 *?P<'?V><?er-l?ngth U feat 10 lnahaa-tninnlon mark ?!?,i 7.* Marked on obaaa " El Bar ilU, Vlolatll llegla h ulmlna " Marked on breech, - Ferdinand r? VII. 1J. O. 11 lep. at Ind. Has." Marked on breach ring. " Solano Fecit Seville, Ano 0. 1747." I 36-pounder? length 11 feet 10 Incbea?trunnion mark " 81 q 7ft" and ' Dlfferente Drome Ylrotil laaa '' Marked on chaae, " El Menaleaa. Vlolatl Kegla Fulml na." Marked on breech, " Pblllu V . Hlap Ilex El laabe Farne lllapan Kegla." Marked on breecb-rlng, Solan Fecit Herllla Ano 1) 1733." I 80 ponnder--length II feet 8 Incbea?trunnion mark ftH'JO and 01 Marked on chaae, " Le Orandenr L'ltima Ratio Hegum." Marked on breech " De 34 Nee I'lurlbna Impar " Marked on breech ring, ' A Oonay Par I Derenger ( ommiaaarie dea Fontea Le 17 Jan. I7A4." 1 30 pounder?length 11 feet Inohee?trunnion mar

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