Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 12, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 12, 1847 Page 2
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Ilueker'a sqoadroa of Drt and Sherman's batteries; Webstei two <una; Prratlo* with hU two gut. Mi ^^^ ^oaipu. of Tau k*n*?ra The troop* at Mob ^^^^^^^terey with <;?urral Taylor, am May's squadron c Dragoons; Brad's battery; fl?e eompaafe* of tb Virginia voluntwrs; tour companies of the Maaaa ohuHfttn ToluntMni The whole force assigned to hia by t?>o lata order*. inoludtoK of oourae Oen Wool's com mand arc the Manaachuaetts. North Carolina. Vlrglni ami '2J Mlwtixxippi volunteers, the 10th. Uth and l#tl r*>ft neuta of Infantry, a aquadron of the 1st andauotha i>t the Jd Dr<w>ona; five companies of the 3d Ori goons; Washington's, Bragg'* and Sherman's batta riea; I'rentloe and Webster, two gnns each, and 4,000 ( the volunteers no# in course ef enlistment and organ satlon. naval. The Jamestown, whloh baa been fitting out at tb Navy Yard for some time past, haa her store* on boar< and ti now ready for sea, She will sail In a few days f( Norfolk, where she will take on board Com Bolton, an then proceed to the coast of Africa.?Boit?n Tram cript, July 10. NEW YORK HERALD Wow York, Monday, July 14, 1MT. 'Jhc Chicago Convention. Our readers will find in the HtralH of. this morning, the first day's proceedings oi the River Hnd Harbor Convention, held at Chicago, reported by our special correspondent, whom we despatched from this city. We invite their attention to the letters written by Cass, Clay, Wright, Van Buren, and henton, on the ques. " 1 ?AW?ynniMi( lltwl<?rfnL 1 ncr tion ot me gfnciai B the improvement of oar lakes, rivers, and harbors. We give them in full. Ocean Steam Navigation and (lie Magnetic Telegraphs. Steam communication between the old world and the new, is increasing at a rate truly astonishing. A year or two ago there wero but a few vessels in the trade, and now we have ail arrival und drparture every few d?ys; and, for the information of those who have not watched its progress, we will give a list of the arrivals and departures of the ocean steamers for one month. On (he fourth instant the Britannia left Liverpool for Boston ; on the tenth the American steamship Washington left Southampton for New York; this day, the twelfth, the French steamship Philadelphia will leave Cherbourg for the same plsc?: on the nineteenth the Hibernia will leave Liverpool for Boston; and on the twentieth, 'he new steamship Guadalquiver will leave Liverpool for New York.? The departures from this country will b* as follows, excluding the Cambria, which sailed on the first. The Caledonia will leave Boston on the Itfth; the Sarah Sands will leave New York about the 20th; the Union will leave here on the 21th; and the Britannia will leave Boston on the first of August. Steam navigation is as yet but in the bud, and when it shall be in full bloom, no one can over estimate the advantages that it will confer on the United States, and, in fact, on the whole world. Its effects, thus far, are sensibly felt in die promotion of commerce, and in furthering the ends of peace, by drawing distant nations into close proximity. V lew years since a voyage across the Atlantic was a slow, wearisome and protracted undertaking?but now, by means of steam, and our splendid packet ships, it is looked upon *a a pleasure excursion. We can now almost e'lukc hands with our transatlantic friends, separated from us by more than throe thousand nules, the same whom a few years ago we looked upon as strangers. A few years more, and the word "foreigner" will become obsolete. There will be, in no fact, 110 people foreign to another. The whole race of man, through the mighty inHtrumentality of Hteam and magnetism, will be drawn together into one family. When that time shall arrive, war will no longer be known; and cannon balls and mortars will be locked up in the Museums, as curiosities and remnants of a barbarous age. These two wonderful agents have only commenced the work which they are destined to accomplish. Let us reflect now what electricity has done, and what it is destined to accomplish. It is only within a very few years that our illustrious countryman, Professor Morse, discovered its adaptation to the purpose of communicating thought between the most distant place*; and at the present time diere are upwards of seven thousand miles o*telegraph in operation, and in course of construction, in the United States and Canada. Lines have recently been constructed extending ir?m roiumu, u the State of Maine, to Fredericksburg, in Virginia, and, tn a week or two, it will be in opera(ion as far as Richmond. At the West, there is a line in operation to Wheeling, and in i very short time it will extend to Cincinnati, in rhe State of Ohio. In the month of August there will be aline, completed between Mobile and Vew Orleans, a distance of one hundred and fifty miles. When that line shall have been completed, we will be within three or lour days of the latter city by means of the telegraph and our southern overland express, and will receive news from there fourdays in advance of the mail. A line between Portland and Halifax, is about to be constructed, and will be finished probably in another year, or less, by whicR the quotations of the foreign markets can be made known throughout the whole country in a few minutes after the arrival of the English Cunard steamships; and which will bring New York, Boston, and the extreme West and South within nine or ten days of England. Such are the wonders of the telegraph, and such the benefits whicfc it will confer on the United States. Were not the fact palpable and plain before us, we might think we were indulging in a dream. Our old men shake their heads, and know not what to make of this state of things. They rub their spectacles, and cannot realize that such wonderful events as those we have mentioned, and those which are about to happen, could have occurred or will occur in their lifetime; while our young men are alive to, and can appreciate it all. With magnetism on the land and steam on th< ocean, we have the fact before us that within t few years the world has made aprodigious strid< tn civilization and science. The earth, and th? heavens themselves.have bean made subservien to man's purposes; and if the United Statei he individually more benefitted by it, we have the proud consolation that it is to the in tenuity and intellect of her own sons that she ia indebted. The names of Fulton and Morse deserve to be remembered as long as the world retains its present shape. When it ceasef to be round, then??what ] VwTiNe Places nkar Nkw York.?There is, perhaps, no city in the world, certainly there 11 none in the United States, within |lhe immediate neighborhood of which there are ?o many Helmut and agreeable places, which our toilworn and overheated citizens can reach within n hour 01 two, than our own favorite and nobl? cit> Now York 13y faking the ferry boat they can reach Hoboken, which is one of the moil romantic places on the continent, in five minutec and in five or ten minutes more alter they ieach it, they can be as tar in the country as they need to be to obtain fresh nir, or witness the mowers carting th* ripe hay, or the harvesters reaping and cradling the matured cfops. What can be more apreeable to a dweller amid bricks and mortar, than to nee thi husbandman securing the truits 01 his toil, and himself and family, from the oldest to 'he youngr.t, engaged in their happy work; and after the business of the ilay is over, to listen to their innocent and sprightly conversation, and enjoy their substan tiai and frugal meal. We know of none. iu one hour you una !>? in th? int?rio * of Staten Island, parts of which remain in th? j same slate they were in at the creation, and as i- wild as the wildest parts of the great West. '/ Lofty hills and deep valleys, bubbling springs ^ k and rocky glens, can be seen and enjoyed in per- ( * f?Otion ; and when you have sstisHed four long- ( % ings, and feel invigorated und refreshed, you t * can take the boat and return home in another t t. ' hour. 11 Strange as it may appear, there arc hun- ? dreds und thousands of people born in this city who have never visited Staten Island, * m Long Hranch, Shrewsbury, Coney Island, Fort ^ 1, Hamilton, Hath, Glencove, Kockaway, Hulls' n >r Ferry, Fort Lee, Greenwood, or any other of the H, ,d five hundred places that are in our immediate ? vicinity. And yet they are the only people who a 5 are eternully wailing and desponding, because u their pursuits or their means will not allow them u * to take a trip in the country in the warm season, *> 'J'liey sigh and pant for a week's residence at Saratoga, Niagara, and other distant places; and con- *' sider themselves unfortunate because they cannot ^ take a tour of the lakes, as their more favorite fel- * lows do. These distant spots are beautiful and ^ pleasant resorts, and deserve the great praise <j that tourists and letter writers have heaped upon t them; but they have their disadvantages as well t' as their advantages, particularly so for these ? very people, whose means or business will * not allow of their visitng them. What use * is there in wishing to go to Niagara, when you w can't go without making a greater sacrifice than w you feel disposed to make, and when, underyour ri very nose, you have watering places, to reach r] which will cost but a triHe in time or money.? ? Take the boat or the railroad in the morning, go tl to Lake Mahopac or Fort Lee, to the beautiful ?| Greenwood,toJamaic*,to Rockaway.orany other ?* of these places, and return in the evening. Sure ly you can afford one day in a week or in a b month. The benefit you and your family would 11 receive from a trip of this kind, would, perhaps, * save you fifteen or twenty dollars in physicians' bills. J Let us hear no more barking or growling from ^ these people. If you wish to go to the country, a you can do bo easily ; and if you can't go t< to Niagara, or snil from Buffalo to Chicago, be tl grateful to Providence for endowing your city br as she has, and adorning its neighborhood with 1,1 so many beautiful places, which you can go to Wl in half an hour or an hour. M The Working Men.?The working men of Albany held a meeting at the City Hall in that city of on Friday evening the 2d inst. 'Resolutions ^ were adopted congratulating the working men of ^ Europe upon the passage of the ten hour bill through Parliament, and calling upon the Ameri- m| can State Legislatures to follow the example of ^ Europe, " by placing a law upon our statute )n| books making ten hours a legal day's work b1' other resolutions were adopted, calling upon the ke working men of America to co-operate, in order to ^ secure " the restoration of the rights of all to the th soil, motive power and machinery ; the freedom of the public lands to actual settlers, and the exeruption of the homestead from liability to be loi taken for debt or mortgage ; the limitation of the amount of land which may be hereafter acquired m by any individuf, and the organization of industry." The meeting adjourned to meet again in on the Capitol Park on Tuesday evening, the 13th instant. t? Natural History.?The committee of the lie- th gents of the University of this State, consisting of the Governor and Messrs. Pruynand Beck, of di Albany, have issued a circular, calling upon all w scientific persons to make contributions of the ,J animal, vegetable, and mineral products of the it State of New York, for the State Cabinet of Natural History. Donations can be sent to Mr. * J. W. Taylor, curator of the cabinet, Albany. ?[ Meeting of the Common Council.?The ai Board of Aldermen meet again this evening, for the purpose of proceeding with their deliberations ot in reference to the re-organi/.ation of the medi- ?e cal stall of the Alms House Department; while ^ the Board of Assistant Aldermen hold a regular w or stated meeting. _ jl ThMtrlcali. J Bower* Thiathi,-The much admired legendary drama," The Wept of Wish-ton-Wiah," produoed ia a b style of splendor that .cannot be surpassed ; the tragedy ^ of" Virgin tun," and the comedy of" All In the Wrong," will be performed at the Bowery Theatre, thin earning v It is unneoeMary to lay that in no oity in the Union but n New York, would such an attractive bill be offered fer t, ' one night 0 Castle Uardeh.?The programme for this evening, tl presenting as it does, suoh a variety of amusements, ' namely, burletta, singing, dancing, and tight rope per- * formaneea. is sure to draw a large assemblage. Holland, K ! Waloot, Miss Clarke, and Miss Phillips, In thalr respective delineations of comic character reoeive, every night * the greatest applause?and the dancing of the Misses p Wells and La Petit Marganne, is muoh admired. Herr u ('line's daring and skillful acta on the corde elaitiuue la c> incomparable, In Act, this gentleman's graceful and ? classic postures are, in themselves, worth the admission 0 money. No wonder that the proprietors are so well pa- *. tronlsed, when they employ the best talent they can find, , We understand the Ravel Family are engaged for the , ltith ot August. This judicious selection will also fill the coffers of French and Heiser. '''s Thk*t*i.?This evening, Mr. M. K. Burke, h the present lessee of the theatre, and proprietor of the ft baths, receives a complimentary benefit from his friends in this city. We have seen a list containing the namea w of several distinguished cltlsens, who are associated aa a o committee to carry out the above object, and if those we f< have seen will use their inflnenoe, Palmo's will be erowd- * ed from pit to dome. Many professional ladles and gen- ?' tlemen have volunteered their services, among whomaro a Mr. Leonard, the celebrated Irish comedian, Barney b Williams, John Dunn, John Winans, lie. ; also Miss to Anna Cruise, Mrs Timm. Miss Leslie, the vooalist, and a the Misses Amelle and Meeting, who will dance the uCa- v cucha" and "Highland Fling." The pieces selected are t "Robert Macaire," "The Rival Pages,'' and "The White s Horse of the Peppers." Another very attractive feature I is the Violin Solo by Mr. H. Marks. This bill would be t sufficient of an ordinary night, to influence a large as- s semblage, but as Mr. B is aided In this matter by many v members of the bar, and a vast circle of acquaintances, a there can be no doubt Palmo's to-night will exhibit a t brilliant array of fashionable visiter*. f AluslcaJ. ? i Vaukhall.?A company of vocalists, and Mr. Old- * field, the pianist, are engaged to perform every evening } this week. The programme contuins a variety of songs, t ' duets, glees and rhorusses The garden is neatly ar ranged, with serpentine walks, and opposite tho Saloon * is a beautiful fountain It is lighted at night with va- ' rlegated lamps, which give a beautiful lustre to the L whole. Rich scenery and^nusical harmony to be enjoyed c . for 3b cents. Admission to the garden free. Campbell's Ethiopian Serenade perform this even <j iug at New Haven. Conn. They are an exoellent com- i pany, and will likely receive respectable patronage. s , I Sporting Intelligence. a Great Billiard Match.?There will be an exciting J1 match of billiard* thi* afternoon, at the Arcade Billiard |i Saloon, between the Albany Tony and Andrew. The t I game will be Are hundred points up. All who wiab to t! witness perfection in billiard*, should visit 8>{ Barclay 8 street, thi* afternoon. Admittance gratli. n Law Intelligence. o Slavs Caii.?A few dayssince the Spanish bark Lem- 1 branoa. arrived at thi* port, having on board three Bra- i zillan *lave*. On Saturday laet the fact leaked out, and * 1 in a few moment* quite a collection of negToe* and aboUnionist* assembled at the foot of Rnoeevult street, where i the vessel wa* lying. At two o'olock in the aftv?oon, a I ' hahrat corfut wa* sued out by John Jay, attorney for { the abolitionist*. and the three slave*, two mala* and a | female, were brouglit before Judge Daley, at Chamber*, t 1 The captain of the reMel ileaired the Attendance and t protection of the consul of hi* country; and for the pur- j poaa of gratifying him. the judge adjourned the hearing t of the cause until 13 o'clock this day. Hi* Honor re- i 1 raauded the two negroes to the custody of the Sheriff, and i ordered tbe negress to ret urn to her mistress on boardthe < 1 vessel. The slaves were neatly clad In blue nankeen, | whloh exhibited a striking contrast, between themselves 1 and the cluster of our native ill clad aegroe* whioh *ur- | rounded them, seeking, by all sort* of sign*, a* they i could not speak each'eihera' language, to imprest them \ with the beauties of freedom. The slave* appear to be < about 33 year* of age. Tbe two negroes seemed to have i caught tbe infection, but tbe negre** turned from every 1 importunity. and pointed with anxious aolieitud* toward i her mi*tre?* on board the bark. i Cei'rt Calrrdar.?Hl'Pirior Coitrt.? Thit Day. 1 July 13 ? Before Judge Oakley.?(This Court meets at * II o'clock, A. M )-Noe. 2?, 3U, 31. 32, ri8. 40. 41, 46, 67, ' IS, M>. 61, 64, 6?. 3, 10, 38, 70, 71, 79, 73, 74, 76, 7fl, 77, } 78, 79, HO, 81, 82, 4? 63. 16, 16,12, 17, 3d, 60, 24, 64. > | Comwow Plkas.?MnnHay. July 12.?Court open* at * 10 o'clock, A.M.- Part ririi.?Before Judge ulslioef- ' ' fer -No* 311, 43, 306, 61, M, 7B, 3W, 71. 17,16.93 ? ? I Pari .s.ronrf Before Judge Ingrahum.?No*. 310, 46, 0 r I ii"1'140 14#1 JI'*| J*J, 3H8, 6, 14, 3ft, 44, 4?,;60, t i W, 70, ?, m, 106, 146, 148, 178, 204, 218, 390, 344, 3811. U Ctfjr UWUfMM*. Tm? Chikm* Jew* "Kxtiwo."?We paid a running rUJt to tOia (rnt curiosity yesterday, by invitation of (.'apt Cbartos Kellett, her polite and obliging coramandir. Her interior appearance waa striking and unique; tad such vu the anxiety of the people to catoh a ;limpee of the atrange "era ft,"' that the ateainbt ata paaaug to Staten Inland were crowded by thouaanda during huday. The interior waa| not aoceuibie to the public, nasuiuob ua it waa not prepared for exhibition. On earing the "Keying." called in Chinese aomething like Hobblee," the Brat poiuta which attraot the attention re the peculiar formation of her (idea, stern, and bow. 'he oentre of the aides are low, while her poop and forard decka are very much elevated. The sides are oramented with Chinese painted mata, representing lields, and with curiously wrought eolors displayed in hite, black, and red. Near the bow on either side is rawn a large eye. as though it was deslgued for the Keying" to look ahead, as well as to sail. It lay alno be recollected that the " Keying" is early mjuare in front and rear, and haa a huge ;lck of timber hanging loose and perpendioular t tho stern, whloh is lowered or raised by rattan cordje properly attached. To this huge piece of timber is ttaohed a perforated rudder, which can be let down irenty-two feet into the water. When we were on oard, it only rested twelve feet below the surface, 'his curious rudder serves the purpose of a keel, as the easel itself has soarcely any worth the name. Uhe has ro anchors made of iron wood, and the Oukes guarded rith iron points. The shape of the anchors is that of bearded arrow head, the flukes limning acute angles itb the main (haft of the anchor. She haa four long ooden windlasses on board, plaoed near midships, 1th one In the front of her bow, at top, for easing the Dehor, when oast off. All her ropes and csble are cuiously formed of rattan and other natlTe fibrous mateials, and appeared very strong. Her centre and main last are formed from teak wood trees as they grew In lie forest, the outer surfaoe being only polished. The light natural curvet of the trees were preserved in the lasts. The sails are composed of a kind of India lattlng, and when unfurled are kept stretohed y the use of bamboo rods. As Chinese do not ke going aloft, they do all their reefing of sails J .o., on deck. So muoh for the external appearance of Ills bit of architectural oontrivanoe from the Celestial Empire. It it on examining tbe interior, the chief won?r commences. We labored under tbe double disadantage of neither understanding Chinese, their nautili phrases, (or indeed, tbe nautioal phrases, to any exmt, of any nation,) and we can only describe things as ley appeared to us for the moment, which must also be ief, fbr we have no room to tell of all we saw. As to ,e thirty-five Chinamen on board, we presume they >re as respectably dressed and as good looking, as perns of the same rank appear in the ancient empire, any of tbom wore short big trousers, loose cotton jaoki, and carried Rmall flat oaps on shaven heads. Some their perukes reached In plaits nearly to their heels, leir features were ^striking, and like all good looking ilnamen, their eyes seemed set in angles, like tbe letr V, the nose commencing at the point of tbe V. We ire shown many curiosities on board. Among the anllis we saw two Chinese dogs, with tongues nearly as ick as ink, and the whole inside of their ''chops" look; as though they had been lapping a soup made of lamp ick, and this color whs perfectly natural. These dogs ire the remnants of six others. There was also a mony, the last of a colony shipped on board There was 10 a flock of pigeons,.all tbe way from China, flying out the vessel. The China oook had made way with e pigs. In the saloon, the greatent number of inanlate curiosities were to be seen. We were amused with llnese invitation and visiting cards, whioh consisted of in wooden boards,about a foot wide and about six feet og. These, when used, are carried on the shoulders men through tbe streets. The name, or message, is InvlKusl in lupifa I at fur* on nna lit rl n nf thu In * K.. me room were curious specimens of carved wood work, presenting a man on horseback, and the likeness of a ilnese dignitary. TBero were also two fishermen, rved from the roots of a tree, while the general arngements of the roots were not disturbed. There re, also, specimens of Chluese doable swords, or of ro swords fitted together in the same scabbard; also hinese muskets, with their curious match locks. In Is saloon we, also saw the guilded image of "Josh," a bines* idol, in the form of a woman, with eighteen ms, in every hand of which was held something fferent from the others. In front of the Idol ere two small images, looking as if they were riests, one of whom was prepared for holding a light, id the otbiT with the bands clasped, seemed to be in te attitude of prayer. In a room on the poop deck we ,w another idol called the " Sea Josh,'' or " Sinbow," i well as we could understand the term. In this room ire >ome paintings of fine Chinese ladies in full length, i? of whom was in the attitude of smoking an opium pe. There were also specimens of curiously formed >iuin pipe* on board. We saw not a particle of glass M>ut the vessel. There were sky-light frames above hi saloon, or poop deck rooai, formed of cut thin pieces oyster shells, or coarse pearl shells, and fitted in wood> frames, a foot or two wide and 4 or 5 feet long, which rved for sky-lights. A considerable curiosity was a al umbrella, intended for the use of persons of wealth id rank; the staff was about the size of a man's wrist, id a or 0 feet long; near the top was a rude ornamented Eie work, something like a common umbrella; over Is thrown when in use, a richly ornamented scarlet oover. This umbrella is said to be carried by a ant, and held over the party requiring its prosciion. When not in use the silk covering can e taken off, and folded up for future use, 'here was not a water barrel, or other keg or barrel, to e seen on board. The water tanks were all formed of olid teak wood, and were very tight. The vessel is dlided by teak bulkheads into five water tight compartlenta, co that they would all have to be filled by leakage efore she could beoome water logged or sink. The aptatn not being on board, we were politely received by be second officer, who kindly conducted us through the trange "craft," even through the peculiar cabooje. rhere the cook, a Chinese, was preparing dinner, and rho told us, through the interpreter, that he wished to et the situation of a cook In New Vork. besides the ook, we saw the Chinese professional artist, or painter, t work, who was said to have leached the head of his rofession at bone ; he was a man of 66, and so attenated, as to be a matoh for Calvin Kdsi.n. He had no Mel before him ; but bis canvas (eilk or paper) lay flat n a tablet before him, over which he moved and held is penoil in a perpendlcnlar manner. In the saloon was processien scene in honor oflhe Emperor, the work ot ... Tk? i'kUo.i. ?... alUA t A ire, anil have* love for the ludicrous. In one place *een a picture representing a fat Chinaman on orseback, and : another trying to ride double on the tmi horse behind him, and can only keep bis place by olding on to the peruke or cue of hia fat companion in 'out, who Is anxiously urging the horse forward, Kvery ody knows that the only deficiency in Chinese artistic ! kill, is the want of perspective. The floor of the saloon as painted over with Images of red flsb and all manner f things In all manner of shapes. We bave not room >r further details. When arranged for exhibition the rhole will present a scene well worth visiting The reset itself is a great curiosity, and there are some things bout her sailing qualities quite contrary to what might ? expected. The officers stated, that although they lad some very rough weather, iihe kept remarkably dry, nd never shipped a sea. That they were never in a essel before that had as little motion. That a lady who lad never been to sea, would scarcely feel the effects of ea sickness. In rough weather the was remarkably easy, lefore the wind, they said they could sometimes make welve knots per hour. That properly rigged she would ail very well. Tbey said they were detained three rerks in the straits of Sundv by contrary winds >nd currents. Iter planking and everything else is put oguther in a different style from the methods we adopt ur doing similar work: and though rudely built, all Is xceedingly strong and well put together Ourshiprrights had better examine the manner of her make, he.. ? they may, though termed by.the Celestials, as outside barbarians,'' gather some hints that may prove useful. iVe.understand that Capt. Kellett intends, in a day of wo, moving the Keying from her present anchorage to i point near the city, for the purpose of exhibiting her .nd contents. On board the Keying are Chinese small loats, and also a perfect model of tiercelf,made by Chinanen. Among the Chinese on board are several mechanics, such as carpenters and other tradesmen. Thk Wraths*.?Yesterday was an agreeable sort of lay, and our citizens seemed to avail themselves of it, nany of whom flocked to the beautiful ri-treats in the uburbs and immediate vicinity, vli: Hoboken, Staten sland, Williamsburg, Itc We had a soft shower of rain bout I'1 o'clock M . preceded by distaut thunder This lad the effect to cool the atmosphere a good deal. The bermometer stood at its highest range, about 80 degrees, n the forenoon. In the evening the Battery was crowded o excess, and seldom have those who frequent it quaffed he oool and invigorating evening breeie, tresh from andy Hook, with a deeper satisfaction than on last eve lug. Fiiki.?A fire occurred yesterday morning about'.3 'clock, at f.o. 3h Weit Broadway, in comequence of be boiling orarofapot af pitch, whioh set fire to an adoinlng abed. The Ore was put out by the police and omt citizen*. Damage trifling. ErrtcTi or Sedoction.?Several attempts have been nade within the last tear yearn by the people of the Hate of Now York, directing the attention of our Le[Ulature, In order to effect the passage of a law for the >uuishmeiil of induction; but we are sorry to ray that .he application lias never been carried out according to .he wishes of the people, fur re.xon* no doubt beat mown to tbat august body theiruxAres Wo are led to .hese remarks from the aluiost daily occurrence ofyoung Mid Innocent girl* brought to destruction by men holdng public office*, member* of churches, 8to., whose r?s aTltles and wickedness are sooner or later exposed .hrough the record* of the police Here, It waa but Mt Sunday night, that a pretty, and Interesting young (Irl, by the namo of Maria L ?, ouly seventeen years of ige, waa arrested on a charge of dealing $I J8, for which offence shr^wa* consigned to one of the cell* of the lity prison. This unfortunate creature was the victim, iome,thr?e mouth* ago, it l**aid,of a married man, holdng an office lu the city of Bipoklyn, where the unfortujute girl re?lded with her mother, a respectable woman, tnd of re?pe< table nonnectlon*. It uppears she was net several tline* In the street by thU man. who followid her to various parts of the city, endeavoring to ngratlate himself Into favor In'order to carry out bis illainou* designs. Heat last, after various invitations, nduced the unsunpeoting girl to accept of an invitation o visit the Museum in this city. But Instead or going o the Museum, according to promise, the traitor eoneyed the unsuspecting girl to a house of assignation loated in Benson street, under the pretence of oalllng in o see a friend. Here it was. by the application of a tow laesw of wine, that the rilUin iwducer accomplish d hi* M(?, and the utter ruin of this young and thought Irs* girl Thus w# aae, by the art (floe of thla aeduoer. a young girl of beauty and eduoatlon, and ree pec tabic family, blasted forever, aud the Inmate of a prison cell, an associate of vagabonds and felons. After ner seduction, aba was in the weekly habit of meeting her destroyer at the abov? house of assignation, where die soon became acquainted with a girl of bad reputation, anil by thli asportation she was led, through the aid of liquor. t<j commit the act which consigned her to the cell of evrrlastiug .disgrace, and may yet immure her several years in tne Statu prison. When shall we have this law ? PoaritAiT or O'Coimiu?We learn that a Mr. Wllliam Stevens. No. B Klfth street. New York, has completed a full length portrait of O'Connell, which ha 1s willing to dlspoae of on reasonable terms. EnniNB Company No. 10, or Doiton, on a pleasure excursion, will arrive here to morrow morning, to rrmain about fcur days, and they have engaged the 8haksp?are Hotel as their head quarters, where Messrs Bergen & L>slabran will give them the fat of the land As the Bostonians are noted for their hospitality to strangera, we trust this company, whom we understand to be a One body of men, will find that New Yorkers are not to be outdone on such an occasion. The New York Company No. :J0. the "Washington," lead off by an entertainment at the Shakapeare, at which the guests will have a foretaste of life in New York. The Bostonians are attended by Klagg'a brass band, who have won great applause since their new formation. The companies who deslarn taking part in the reoeption of the above company, are requested to be in rodlneaa on Tueaday morning, 13th inst.,at 7>?, A. M., on the Battery. attk^rr at Si icidk.?Abraham Andernon, of ittth street, n^ar the 8th avenue, a young married man, on Saturday afternoon attempted to commit suicide, by cutting nia throat with a razor. He waa yeaterday conveyed to Bellevue Hospital, where h? Ilea in a very precarious state. Suicide bv Hanoinu.?Coroner Waltera waa called to hold an inqueat yeaterday at the atore of Mr. Crosaman, ! nmhrAlk mannfanfnrAi1 Kin P??rl troaf nn th? hmlw of one of bis workmen, named Peter Burgess, a native of this city, aged -26 years, whOM wife died about tbre* weeks ago; since which time be ha* labored under great depression of spirits, and at bis own request was on Saturday evening permitted to remain at the store. On going to tiie preini?es yesterday morning for the purpose of seeing Burgess, and administering to bis wants, he was found suspended by a rope tooue ofthe beams in the attic. ?nd life extinct. Verdict?death by suloide, by hanging, while laboring under a deranged state of mind. SuutiKN Death.?The coroner held an inquest upon the body of an uuknown oolored man. apparently about 40 years old, who was found on Saturday afternoon at the oorner of Franklin and Centre streets, in a very precarious state. He was taken into the Oth ward station bouse, where be shortly afterwards expired. Verdiot? death by dropsy of perleardlum. Holloa Intelligence. Jlrreit en Suspicion ? Officer Lee, of the 4th ward, arrested yesterday a man by the name of Daniel Williams, on susplelon of having stolen 31 sovereigns and one doubloon, belonging to a Mrs. Mason, residing at No. 70 Oliver street. Detained for examination. Brought back for Trial.?An old Five Point thief, by the name of James McGulre, alias "Banty," was caught a few days ago in Albany, on an application made from this city on a charge of robbing a man in this city of a pocket book containing nearly $100. This rascal accidentally escaped from Albany, and was subsequently arrested again at Schenectady, and was brought baok yesterday in custody of au officer for trial. Locked up by Justice Drinker. Buffalo, Juno 30, 1847. Travel to the West via the Lakrt. It is astonishingly warm here to-day, and the crowd of New Yorkers at the hotels is evidenoe that it is no less so with you. I have been an annual visiter to the lakes for the last seven years, but have never before soea suoh , a throng of eastern people here as now. A trip to Green Bay and Chicago?plaoes but a few years ago the very borders of civilisation?is now an every day affdlr ; and the United States does not, probably, afford a more exhilirating or delightful journey. Yet there are but few eastern people who know,comparatively, any thing of its pleasures. New Yorkers?or, at any rate, most of them?seem to think it a long and tedious journey, and to be taken only in cases of dire necessity. How far this idea is from the truth, may be seen by a short description of a passage from New York to Chicago. You take the seven o'clock boat on Monday evening for Albany. The first hour you havo a fine view of the palisades, the wild and rooky shore of New Jersey, and the rich green fields and chequered bill.- f Westchester; the second, the dark penks of the highlands rise up between you and " last Streak of light from the setting sun; or, Boon is "riding high" in the clear bright they are canting their long (lark Hiiauown -n uie plain. 11 now you are familiar with t i udson and its sceuory, and not intoxicated witl '?e views, you retire to your berth, and, when y<> at dawn of day, you are in Albany. Here you ur breakfast, and, at half-past seven, you step to tli Iroa d pay the olerk twelve dollars, and get a tic i or iiuilalo. An uninteresting ride, for an hour bring.-, you to Schenectady. and here you have the first glimpse of the rich west. The first view of the town is most picturesque. You are gome eighty to a hundred feet above it, and as you see it as it were huddled into one corner of a rioh and fertile plain, it has the appearance of a bed of rosea in the corner of a garden. You are now in the valley of the Mohawk, whirling through its green fields, and winding around the rocky bane of its gigantic hills, at tho rate of twenty miles an hour. Every fifteen minutes you are whirled through a village, that seem to come and go lik<- some phantom in a vision. Aad now you find yourself in lltica. Here you stop for dinner, and then, with the same rapidity, you fly away to Syracuse, where you can stop till morning, if too muoh fatigued to ride all night, if, however, you are in a hurry, as traveller* generally are, you can keep your Beat in the cars, and, at sunrise the next morning, set down in Buffalo. But, if you prefer travelling by daylight, you can spend the night in Syracuse or Aubnrn, and, the next day, you have an opportunity to see the beautiful villages of Geneva, Canandaigua. Batavla, and the city of Roohecter, and arrive in Buffalo in the evening of the second day?Wednesday. You now take passage on one of the large Upper Lake boats, the most elegant floating palaces in the world.? Here you are sure to flnd a large oompany of ladies and gentlemen, bound on a voyage of pleasure, with every accompaniment?guns, fishing tackle, harps, flutes, violins, besides * good band of music and a piano. The next morning?which brings us to Thursday?you land at Cleveland ; and here, while the boat is taking in wood, See , you have an hour or two to ride around the town. About twenty or thirty young ladles and gentlemen charter some four or five stages, and they make the town echo with their merry laugh, as they dash and whirl through Its wide and elegant streets. The citixens are all excitement, while the boat remains, lor they soon learn that a " pleasure party" is on board, and every thing that can be, is done to make them happy. Vou leave Cleveland at eleven or twelve o'clock, and the next morning, ifridav, at daylight, you are in Detroit. Another hour or two is spent riding about the city, and you are off for Mackinac. Saturday morning finds you moored amidst bark canoes and Indian tunts. close under a high rocky fort, bristling with a hundred cannon. After getting a breakfast of Mackinac trout, trying your luck at fishing iu water so clear that you can see a trout twenty feet from the surfaoe?buying a few trinkets from the young squaws?visiting the forts and barracks, you sail for Chicago, where you arrive on Sunday at sunrise, making the whole trip of fifteen hundred miles in five days, at an expense of twenty-one dollars, all told. The fare on the lakes Is eight dollars, or about two dollars a day?the same as at a hotel. This Includes passage and board. I have been rather lengthy and particular in my description of a trip to Chicago, because I have been so often asked how long it would take, how much it wculd cost, and what kind of fun or pleasure one could find In going such a route. To those who are accustomed to spend their summers at fashionable watering places and on the sea shore, let me say, that with half the expense, and less time than they usually take from their business in visiting these places, they csin take a journey to Lake Superior, lireen Day, Mackinac, Chicago?cross the State of Michigan by land, on their return, and vlill ?h? nHnftind towns on the shores of l.ikH K.rie? see more- learn more?feel more?think more, and enjoy more, than in a dozen visit* to Saratoga. At tbia time the boat* are crowded wi'h delegate* to the Convention, and there i* more excitement than usual. But all are delighted, and I am mistaken If the summer of IH47 does not form an era in lake travel long to be remembered. We take the Kmpire to-night, with a large party of the New York delegation, and expeot to arrive in Chicago on Suuday morning. Thin is considered the crack boat; and for the benefit of those; who contemplate a trip Went, I would say that she leave* here on the 3tith July, for a pleasure excursion to Ureen Bay and Chicago. Miscellaneous. The Telegraph between Detroit and Milwaukie la go ing forward rapidly. 'I he necessary amount of wire (133,3iK> lbs ) ha< been ordered, as well as the regliter. batteries, lie The pules of the whole line Irom Detroit to Chicago are to be under contract by the iOth Inst. We learn that a young man at Belfast on Monday evening wan truck by the rod of a sky rocket upon the top and front part of hi* bead. wbic& passed down and, cam* out under hi* ebia. and toere stuck. lie died the next morning ? Bangor Whig. Mkmokahima.?To-morrow, July 11, ib remarkable ;ih the annivornary of sundry memorable event*. On the Iltb of July, 180<J, the celebrated duel between Aaron Hurr and Alexander Hamilton, which proved fatal to the latter, was fought. John (iuincy Adams waa born July II, 17?7, and la consequently eighty years of age to-morrow. Hon. Timothy Karrar, of lloilia, N. II. tne oldeat living graduate 01 Harvard University, excepting Dr. Kxra Ureen, of Dover, N. H., completes bis hundredth year to-morrow, and if be survive* the day, will be with Dr. Oreen, a twin centenarian graduate of Harvard, a clrcnmstanoe which is unprecedented in any university in this oountry, and we believe, In any in the world ?Tramcript, July 10. United States Special District Coi/bt?I?. I. I istrict-Newport, July 10, 1847.?In the case o the Hsbing vessels now on trial, the claimant* filed their claim*, and gave (tipulations for oo?t Three of the icbconera, the Kxoel*ior,Con*tantlne,and Pulaski, were given up on giving stipulation* for the appraiied value Others will be given up at the adjourned Court, to be held In Providence on Tuesday next, July 18th, to which time and plaoe the Court adjourned. No trial* will be had on any of the vessel* uutli august next I>reasing Case*?It ha* been the ofajeet of tile subscribers rn render these obh as compact a* possible, without destroying the utility ol the srticles routiined in them; how well they have succeeded, travellers aud ihe public generally *i* invited to c.ill smI ismine. The mbscribers offer them s< tbe che?pe?t and mo.t ncmpsct Dres?ing Cases ofihe kind manufactured. U. HAUNDJtUB It SON, 177 0ro*4way. fin* (MtlnfT?Th* tabmOtn* assortment oibracet eferv possible variety patte rn of Pen, Pucker, Desk, and Sporting Knife, with a luga witty of orioice Razor*, which will be war ruled to the purchaser. Also, Seiasors, Nail Files, l'w^DERg k HOv m Bfoa|iwayi a few doors above Courtlaudt it. Or. Wood's SariaparUla and Wild CherRY. BITTKK8 are aafely recommended us an effective and* certain remedy for a variety of MINOR DISKASKS arising from an unnatural condition of the blood, among wh'ch may he enumerated Cutaneous Alfectious. Scald Head, Jackaon Itch, Pimplea. Puatulea on tlie face, hereditary llumors, old Sore*, Mercurial complainta, Syphiloid Diaeaaea. King a Evil. In every diaeaae in which either Sarsapnrills or the VV lid Cherry has been found useful, this superior preparation will be found excelleut, combining las it does the virtues of both of these iuvalnable remedies in a concentrated and |>owerful form. Sold Wholesale ?ud retail by WYATT It KKTCHAM, 121 Fulton street; at 192 Broadway; [311 Bleecker street, N.Y : J. W Smith, comer of Fulton aud Cranberry streets, Brooklyn. Price $1, in large bottles. 3t eod The Blarrled Woman's Prlvata Medical Companion?By Dr. A. M. Manricean, Professor of Diseases of Women. Second edition. Price $1. The great demand for this most important work (of wmch thousands are sold) has compelled the issue of a new edition. &v.ry female is getting a copy, whether married or unmarried. For sale at BURGKHH, STRINGER It Co., 222 Bro-Uwav, ?? ?J ' >? American Museum: 20i Broadway, and oy Dr A. M. Mauncena. at his Medical Office, 129 Liberty ? reet. New Zeiber It Co, corner of Cnesnut and T ird streets C- F. Fisher, Richmond, Va.; Oeo. Redficld, Troy Little It Co, Albany. On the receipt of |l, a copy will be tranami ted by mail (free of poatage) to all Parts sf the United States jll 241 exS Gold Pena_" Hlcbelleua " Triumphant _ Tlieae pens will write as well, and last as long as those sold elsewhere at S3 54. We cnutiou the public uot to buy pens of thia brand, that may be offered e lie where, aa the y are fraud. The genuine cut be had for $2, at J.Y. Savage's, 92 Kultou at, and nowhere else. Having pledged ourselves to give the public a tirst rate Pen at a reasonable price, we adopt thia method of bringing it fairly in conpetition with more eipenaive ones. Other Gold Pens from 75 cents to $1 50. Navigation of the Ohio River. Placet. Time. State of River. Louisville July 2. . .6 feet; falling. Wheeling........ .July 0. . .4>? feet. Pittsburg July 7... .3 feet ti inches. Cincinnati July 4. . .4 feet; falling. MONEY MARKET. Sunday, July 11?0 P. M. The stook market during the past week has been subjeot to those fluctuations which are usually experienced at this season of the year. The absence of many operators has a depressing influence upon the market, and prices are with difficulty sustained, notwithstanding the abundanoe of money and the reduced rate of interest. There are a great|many weak holders of fancy stocks, and the first reverse compels them to realize at any sacrifice. There is a class of speculators which a rising market always brings out, and these operators purohase as largely as possible, upon time, with the hope that before their oontruets run out prices will run up, and they will realize a handsome profit, without any outlay of capital and with a trifling risk. la the event of prices taking a downward turn, these speculators erowd their stock upon the market, and force it off at any price. Many of them have nothing to lose, and are therefore indifferent about the course things take If the market goes up, very good, and if it goes down very geod too; they may make something, and they are very sure of not losing much. It is this class of speculators that upsets, from time to time, the market, and causes those sudden and ruinous fluctuations in prlees. Having no capital, and operating Bntirely upon credit, buyers' option, they cannot;hold on beyond the maturity of their contracts. The bulls have, for some time past, had everything in the stock market nearly their own way. Prices have, during the past sixty days, been stoadily advancing, and the rise within that time has, in several instances, been equal to ten and fifteen per cent. The margin for a fall Is not so wide as the advance has been, as there has been a very deoided improvement in the real value of some of the fancies; and when the advanoe commenced, nrlnea ruled cxcmiIIbiW low. W? do not look for lm immediate reduction in quotations for fancy stocks, generally ; but, on the contrary, we anticipate a further improvement as soon as the present dull season is past. This improvement cannot be but temporary, and we predict that it will be followed by a contraction of prices to a point nearly upon a level with that from which they started. The cause or causes for this reduction are, in the first place, more extensive importations of foreign merchandise, producing a more stringent operation of the Inde pendent Treasury system, and as a natural oonsequence a more contracted movement on the part of our banking Institutions. We have not had a more abundant supply of money, or a more reduoed rate of interest both in and out of tho banks, for years, than we have had within the past sixty days, the effeot of which has been an inflation in prioes for all kinds of stocks. Notwithstanding this plethora in the money market, there is no doubt but that the fact oi the independent Treasury Act being in existence, ha* had a very material influence in regulating the expansion, and keeping it within more reasonable limits. About two years ago, when the speculation In stocks run prioes for many of the fancies up in many instances twenty and thirty per cent above present prioes, the expansion on the part of the.banks was not so great as It is now, and the rate of interest did not range so low. There was at that time nothing to check the upward movement, and some of the fancies, not aotually worth thirty per cent, reached nearly par. Sinoe, they have fallen to their real value, and have experienced another inflation. The immense importations of specie within the past six months, in connection with the expanded condition of the banks, have not carried up stocks so high as they reached two years ago. We look upon this faot as a very favorable feature in the money market, and believe thit the financial policy of the government is produolng a more healthy condition of finanoial affairs generally, a more uniform value in the currency, and when it becomes more generally administered, a more uniform movement In our banking Institutions. The todependent Treasury system has not, as yet, been fairly tested. The finanoial operations of the government have not given it a chance to be oarried thoroughly into operation, and it has, therefore, been almost a dead letter. The law has been in existence, but so far as its actual Influence upon the money market is concerned, It has not been very Important. There is at present every probability of a large importation of foreign merchandise for the fall trade, with a more limited exportation of domestic products ; this will cheok the receipts of specie, advsnoe quotations for foreign exchange, bring the Independent Treasury into vaneral oneration. and oroduce restrictions UDon the money market calculated to have an unfavorable influence upon itocka. Under the most favorable circumstances we cannot expeot an easier money market than exists at thl* moment ;but on the contrary, any change la likely to be for the worse, and It is, therefore, best to be prepared for It. The Influence of cornering operations In Wall street upon whatever stock or stocks may from time to time be taken up by .any clique of brokers, is such as to defy the effect of the money market upon prices, and for a time oarry them up, in spite i f everything to the oontrary1 until the qfltlosive point Is reaohed. Of these movements we can tell nothing about; but, as we have before said, there may be a general Improvement upon the opening of the fall business of several per cent; but there are reasons why any further improvement should be but temporary. As regards the Mexican war, we have very little tc hope for and very little to fear. We are as little affeoted favorably, or unfavorably, as we shall be if hostilities clese to-morrow or are continued for years. Rumors ol peaoe have recently been so flattering that all the good has been anticipated; and a military occupation of that Republic will not be attended with any very great expenditure from our own Treasury. We therefore consider the Mexican war as having very little influence in any way upon commercial matters. So long as it con tlnues, *o long will concessions bare to be ma<le In relatlon to the specie clause of the Independent Treasury ant, as that system cannot be fully carried out until the expenditure* of the government are reduced to the or. dinary standard, until its whole debt is funded,and Treasury notes are altogether withdrawn from circulation. The annexed statement exhibit* the quotation* for stock* in this market, for each day of the past week, and at the close of the week previous. Some of the fknclei have fluctuated considerably, but the closing prices compare very favorably: ? Qi-otations roil the PmncirAL Stocks in the Nkw York Market. Sat. Man. 7V?. W>rf. Th'u. Fri Sat. Ohio 6's 100M - 1MH - 100X IO#X IW? Kentucky 6'? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Pennsylvania 4's 79K ? ? 7?Jtf 71* ? 7? Illinois ? ? <8 ? 47)2 47 ? Indians A1!., ? ? ? ? 44 44 41 Heading RR Bondi.. - - 7?X 76* 74* 76* Reeding M*t?e Bonds. ? ? ? 74>a ? ? ~ Reading Railroad.... MX ? 67 V 67H 67 6#K 61M NorwinifcWor 44 ? 44*4 4JX 43* j2\ Erie Railrosil, old... ? ? ? ? ? ? ~ Krie Railroad, new.8IX ? ? ? ? .. Harlem Railroad.... 61 ? 64 63K 61 6lK JJ Long Inland 31 - 3IK MM 3?K 3? MX Mohawk - - - - "v " Stonington ? ? "7 JIS J?* iiQ Farmers' Loan S4V ? 34j< 31^ 3J 34* 31 Canton Company.... 4 02 ? ? ,,0 Moms Caual II* - ' * > "> H* iikj Viclubnrf... ? - - ?*? ~ ti? Luted 8tste? Bank... ? ? _/* Fast Boaton ? ? _ _ North Am'n Trust... ? ? ? A comparison of prloes ruling at the close of the market yesterday, with thow oorrent at the oloee of thf previous week, exbiM*. a. improvement In Ohio 8's ol *, and a deoli?e In ? *? <? I 1 1 -A Heading, 3*; Norwiob and Worcester K; Harlem 3; Long laland X; Farmers' Loan Jfi Canton Co. IX i Morria Canal X J** Treasurr?'* 107 "^Tji,?fn,toa Co bio 47* .** 4" 107 75 do 41* '"J 1,0 ... m\ 50 Mohawk RR 7J .;*? l("X ? Nor k Wot RR <10 51 ?2?;.?:"? V. ,WiS liu du M 1000 State 7'i, 48 Hill? SO i|ft hi a ka !WKM) Stale 6's. '54 iM 1 ? ft ?!} JJ lOTtaVjj*. 7. IMRf.d.agRR MW 'j000 Indiana Bonds 45 400 I.outr ul UR ttw 5000 Reading Ud. blO 76* 200 'a , KR b30 3& 14.1,. Am.2yc.Bk 100 250 Stonii'gton RR 56 150 h .irtnrrj i ru?l JJ 400 tast Bu.tou 19 is t as s^sr8^.gs 100 New Orl. Canal 3 V 25 do 63& 25 Vick.burg lljJ 1200 do t, i>' 150 Morria Canal 17J? 50 do >30 biV 300 do blins 18 300 do 81 50 do 17J< 50 do tto 10 N. York fc X. Ha?rn 102 100 do b30 63 Mecond Board. 250 alia Heading RR 65V >00 aha Long Ul RR b(0 I2}? 50 do 65V 150 HarleinRailroad 63 100 do >90 65 S 50 do 83 100 do 6iJ? 200 do ?3l^ 200 Canton seri|> 4\ 200 do b60 63W J5 Canton Company 47^4 loo do 83>J 100 Nor 8t Wor RR 53\ 100 do b60 63)2 50 do 1)M 54 50 do auw 63'? 50 do b30 51 50 do b30 63V? 50 Long Ialand RR 32'? 50 do <30 63 New Stock Exchange. $25000 Treat Notes M *06*1 50 slu Harlem RR cash BJW 2000 Ohio Sines ?30 100^ 100 do 63S 3000 do *30 100*, 50 do (3 ?3>J 25 slis Norfc Wor cath 54)* 50 d-? 63 60 do cuh 34 120 do culi 60 do ?3 Jl1,' 10U do ill do cuh 537b 10 do cuh 6IX Ji do cuh 64 60 Long Uland HH JVS 100 do cuh iV/i 100 do bow 3t}? 100 Harlein Rit cuh 63,'* 60 do b3 32^4 11 Ml do cuh 63ft 60 Farmer* I ruit >30 34? 60 do L10 63H 60 Reading RR b3< 66)2 100 do cuh 61% CITY TRAD1C REPORT. Nkw York. Satuhuav Aptbunoon, July 10th. The market for breadstuff* continued heavy to day. Soles of straight brands Genesee were made at $0, and of Mlohigan do at to 76 a (5 87>?; mixed brands MlofaiKan were sold at $6 SO a $b 68J*. The article which sold at the lowest figure was not In very good order, and barely paosed inspection. Small sales of bakers' brands, Ohio, were made at $0, and small sales Southern were made at $0 12 V Towards the close of 'change there was rather more inquiry for the better qualities of Genesee, whloh were wanted for shipment; and at the leaving off, holders demanded $0 12>?, and were indisposed to sell for less. Wheat waa heavy, and transactions moderate ; sales of Ohio, good mixed, were made at $1 17K. and of white do $1 33. We (heard of nothing in Genesee. Corn sold freely. Western mixed at 68o a 00c; flat yellow do at 59)?c a 06 cents ; round northern yellow, at 66 a fittXcts. At the close of 'change prioes beoame some firmer, and the market closed firm for Western mixed at 60c a 65o for flat yellow, and 66c for Northern round yellow. Rye was inactive at 82c a 84c; and oats at 43o a 44o. Provisions were dull, and sales trifling. A small sale of new mess pork was made at $16 62>?. Thero was no change is prime. Beef remainedjthe same; as well 'as cheese and butter. Lard, we quote fair to good in barrels, at 9o and in kegs at lOo. Grooeries were inaotive, and very little doing in sugar, ooffee, or melasses. Receiptt down the Hudson River. July 9. Flour 20.386 bbls. Rye .1,000 bush. Wheat 10,000 bush. Corn Meal 1,663 bbls. Corn IS, 239 do. The slight diminution in receipts, which is made to appear by the above table, was said to be accounted for by the circumstance, that a large number ot boats were ground on the overslaugh in the Hudson Asiiei.?We note sales of 100 barrels. The pots com mantled $4 87}?, andipearls $6. The latter artiole maintained the advance previously noticed. Brkad?tuff?.?Flour? Karly in the day 'J00 straight brands Michigan gold at $6, and 3200 do at $5 76 a $6 87>?; 300 a 400 Genesee sold at $6. About 2.000 do mixed brands Michigan void at $6 6iX a $6 6?^; 1,200 do mixed brands Michigan in poor order, which scarcely passed inspection, sold at $6 60; and 10.000 bbls. straight brands Miohigan were sold at $& 76; while mixed and inferior brands were heavy at the close of 'change, good brand* Genesee were in better demand, and holders generally demanded $6 12>?, and refused to aooept a lower figure. Wheat?Sales of 2,200 bushels Ohio white were made at 123 cents, and 4,300 do mixed sold at 117X cents; Corn?Sales of 30,000 a 40.000 bushels Western mixed were made at 68 a 60o, including parcels of flat yellow at 62)?; round Northern do at 06c; 6000 do inferior Western mixed do sold at 00c. Towards the olose of 'change Western mixed bocame firm at 60c; and flat yellow at 06c; and 10,800 do Northorn round yellow sold at S0^; (600 bushels badly damaged New Orleans mixed were reported sold at 48c. Rye was inactive at 83 a S4o; and oats at 43 a 44c. Barlej/?Sales were reported on terms not made public. Candles.?Sperm were steady at 31e. Coffee.?The market was very quiet, and no sales of moment were reported. Cotton.?The sales to-day were light, comprising only about 600 bales. Offers were more numerous than yesterday, from shippers, but at bids too low for sellers.? The sales effected have been at our Inside quotations. LivasrooL Classification. ilTew Orleani Uvlandi. Florida. Mob. ^ Texat inferior.... nouei none. none. Ordinary 10M * )0>f 10 V a I0>? 10SC it I0W Middling 10X ? II If* a 11 11 a UK Good Middling 11>Z * 11? ! ? a 11W IIW a 11V Middling Fair 11* a MX HX a lltf 12 ? a ll? Fair 12 Ilg I2? a l4* ljJJ a 13 Fully /air 12$ a lt? 12*? a 12$ ISA a I3? Hood Fair 12% a 13 noue. none 14 U>{ Fine none. none. noue. none. none, noue Fish.?Sales of 400 quintals dry ood were made at $3 81V Mackerel were quiet. There were no new oargoes reported. Fruit.?The market was less firm, and sales of 3000 boxes were made at $1 60 a $1 66. Some small lots sold at $1 00. Hemp.?There was nothing new to-day. Hides.?Sales of 7000 Montevideo were reported at 13c?14 per cent off. The stock of La Plata was light. ?Win hulfl at $4 26. but no HttliUAf mnmant transpired. Leather.?Prioes had an upward tendenoy, with an improved demand. Heavy weights sole were vrry searce, and a Bale was reported to have been made at 17o per pound; 16 to 16>i was about the current prion. Naval 8to*e?.?We report sales of 1000 bbls Wilmington ro?in at 80o. North county was held at 76c? Sales spirits turpentine, to arrive, were reported at MHo; and on the spot at 37c. Raw we quote at about 60.? Nothing was doing in tar. Oils?Sales of 1600 gallons cltyfpressed Linseed were made at 67o cash; English was held at 66o a 06c. Sale* were light. 4000 gallons bleaelied Spring Whale sold at 60c. Nothing new in Sperm. Provisions?The market was dull and sales very limited. A smail sale ot 26 barrels Mess Pork was made at $16 82X; Prime was nominal at $13 60. There waa no change in the quotations of Beef, though sales were confined to the retail trade. Lard ? We quote at So a 10c, for good quality in barrels and kegs. There waa no change in Cheese or Butter. Kick?There was more doing; fair to good was worth $6 a $6 60. Sales of 360 tlerotji were made to-day on private terms. Suuar?The market was Inactive and no sales of mo. ment came to light, while prloes remained about the same. Tallow?No change. Tobacco?We submit the usual weekly statement of prices, sales, reoeipts and stoeks on hand, for the w??k ending this afternoon. ? . Salt Rtc'dtkii Stock ... . . Prion. this wtek. wt*k. on kand. Kentucky, Virginia Slid N. Carolina,, l^to 7X 100 lids. ? 133* hds. Marylaud and Ohio. ? ? ? 9 hds. Connecticut teed,.. 4 to 16 ? ? 288 c?. Peiiniylvauia seed, 7 to 16 ? ? 294 cs. Klorida 5 to SO ? ? 100 ca. Havana to to 17)^ ? 114 bis. SM bis. Cuba 17 to SO 100 bis. 100 bis. >68 bis. Yara 36 to 46 100 bl?. ? SM bis. St. Dominfo ? ? ? ? The market remained steady for the various desoriptlons of tobaeoo, and transactions were limited to small nalos for immediate wants The crop of Havana tobaoao?Vuelte Arriba, Tlera Adentro, Portldo, yielded very little, and is, in general, of bad burning. Vuelte Abago, St. Catherine, and 8t. Sebastian, was an average orop, but bo much in demand in Havana that we oannot expect anything of a large supply. Cuba tobaooo Is said to be plentiful, and of good quality. The orop of Connecticut iwedli'Hr tobacco, so fur as ascertained, will be pretty large this season; of Pennsylvania seedleaf tohaooo, only a small supply can be expected. Whalebone was steady at 38o. for NorthwMt, and 29c for South Sea Whisekv.?Sales of 3a400 bbls. were made at 33a23e. Freights.?Tho rates were brisk, and soveral engagement* were made to Liverpool at full prices 3s 0d. was paid far flour and 1 Id for grain Two Swedish Teasels were engaged for Liverpool at lid. for grain. For London 13.000 bushels grain In sacks at lOd . with sniae dour at 3h 8d , ]6<)0 bbls were engaged by a Norwegian vessel at 3s. ad.; 6000 bbls. were engaged lor Londou at 3*. Od.; and an Amerioan vessel was taken up for Liverpool to load with flour, at 3s. fid To the continent there was no change In rates reported. Harried. On Thursday, Btb Inst., at Staplston, Staten Island,by Theodore Krean, Esq. Justice of tho Peaoe, Mr. Fbakcis Biown, of New York, to Miss Oracb Anue Katzab, of Staten Island ^ ? On the 34th ult., at Newburgb, Orange county, N. T., by the Rev. Phlneas Rlee, Mr. Alpwoivso Ham te Miss Mabia H. Rice, daughter of the Rev. P. Rice Portsmouth, 5. H., papers wlU please oopy. Died. On Saturday evening, 10th Inst., Mabia Haliteao, Infant daughter of Thomas and Harriet J. Spofford The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully Invited to attend her funeral, from the residence of her parents. In 84th street, near the Fourth Avenue, fYorkvllle,) this (Monday) afternoon, at 4 o'olook, without further notice. On Saturday evening, the 10th Inst., Meriel Lincoln, youngest child of Dr. J. H. Foster, aged 3 years and 3 months. delations and friends are Invited to attend the funeral. this day, (Monday.) the 13th Inst., at t o'olook P. M. from 14 Warren street. On Sunday morning, after a severe and protracted Illness, William Wilmarth, in the 39th year of his age. The friends and relatives of the family are respectfull ly Invited to attend his funeral, without further invlta| tlon, on Taesdny, the 13th Inst., at 3 o'olook P M , from the residence of his father, ffn.M. Wilmarth, 49 Crosby street. On Sunday morning. 11th Inst , William, son of Wm. and Kliiabeth Merritleld, aged 1 year and 8 month*. , The friends and acquaintances of tho family are r?spentfully invited to attend the fuueral this (Monday) 1 afternoon at 4 o'olook, from 77 Montgomery street. ) On Bua<Uy BoraUkf, UUi lust , afWc ? abort m4m< *- I

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