Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 21, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 21, 1847 Page 2
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?I . "1111 mm iMpii i n 11 N ? rfEW YORK HERALD. v. w York. W?dDM*qr, July 91. IH4V. daw! fro? Knfop*. Th? speculators mid Hour dealers are already looking out fnr the arrival of the American Bieani hip Washington, which left Liverpool on the lOrh of thia month. She will bring six days later news from England, and they are desirous of ascertaining the kind of weather that prevailed since the sailing of the last vessel. The Washington is in her eleventh day, and may arrive to-morrow. It is contidently expected that she will make an excellent passage. The Slexlc?n War. We publish in this day's Herald the interesting correspondence between Mr. Buchanan, the Secretary of State, and the Mexican Minister I of Foreign Affairs, relative to the proposition made to the latter by Mr. Buchanan, I on the part of our government, that the two | countries should appoint commissioners to I meet at Jalapa or Havana, with full power, to conclude a treaty of peace. The Mexican governmentdeclined toapi>oint such commissioners until the blockade of their ports was raised, and their territory evacuated by the American troops, and Mr. Buchanan replies that such a proceeding is withoutaparallel in the history ofmoderntimes, and wholly inadmissdble. As this ofl?-r on the part of the American government hus been refused, as it was on former occasions, the President, Mr. Buchanan says, will not again renew it until he has evidence lhat it will be accepted by the Mexican government, but in order to hasten peace, he has despatched Mr. Trial to the ?eat of war, olothed with ful powers to conclude - ' ? ?cr.: I terms 'Of t u?nnuc treaty ui iiwiiueii>i>. Such is th* purport of Mr. Bucnanan's letter, tend1 ring again the offer of peace, on fair and honorable terms; but there is not muc i probability that Mr. Trial's cervices as commissioner will be called into requisition for some time to come, or at least, until the capitol snail have been reduced; because, up to the 20 h of June last, a quorum of Congress, to whom the letter was referred, could not be procured to act upon it. General Scott had given notice to the Mexican Government that he would give them to the 30th of June to act upon the letter, aiid if nothing was done, he would march on the capitol. We presume that Generals Cadwallader and Pillow had arrived at General Scott's headquarters, as *hedid not intend to take up his march to the capital until ha was reinforced by the new troops under the command of those officers. MtikliAAttAn aT tKia Uttav urill i Iia United 3'ates a vant deal of good, by placing her ui a proper position before the world in regard to this war. Peace is again offered to the Mexicans, 1 and by them rejected, under an excuse which ihey knew was invalid; and notwithstanding this refusal, our government sends a gentleman high in its confidence to take advantage of the first evidence of a pacific disposition on the part of the Mexicans, and enter into a treaty honorable to both nations. Such magnanimous conduct is without parallel. It places the United States in a proud and enviable position, and her example in this case would serve as a model for other oountries to follow. The next news from the seat of war will no doubt be very interesting. "We shall learn by it whether the Mexican government acted upon th? letter or not. In case they did so favorably, we may of course look for a suspension of hostilities, and soon afterwards of the establishment of a permanent treaty r\f It' lhf>v fit A nrtf wm ahull annn nf Geo.Scott's advance to the capital,a bloody battle, perhaps, at Rio Frio, and newB that the ancient capital of the Aztecs is in the possession of our gall mt soldiers. If the news should be of the latter kind, it will put an entirely different face on the war. "We must, in that case, make up our minds to overrun and conquer the whole country, and arrive at the conclusion that the Mexican government and people are determined to precipitate their tatc, and are desirous of being blotted out of the map of nationality. N*w You State Agricultural Socikty.? We referred in general terms to the next fair and cattle show ot the New York State Agricultural Society, which is to take place in the ensuing full, a few days since; but we did not at the time know of the place where it would be held. We have since learned that it will be held at Saratoga Springs, one of the most delightful spots in the country, on the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth days of September next. From what we have gathered, we are induced to believe that the coming exhibition will surpass all preceding ones, in point of interest to farmers and agriculturists, as well as to visiters. The premiums amount to the sum of three thou* sand four hundred dollars, and the grounds elected for the show, are close to the Congress springs, and cover an ar?*a of twenty-three ceres. The same description of buildings as were used at the former exnibitions, will be erected at this exhibition, for the display of fruits, flowers, vegetables, farming implemenis, TK? firat n?v Tii.a/tatr lfltk will k. devoted to the examination oy the judges, of tue different animals and articles exhibited. On the afternoon of the 9ame day, the trial of ploughs will take place, and on Thursday morning the great trial ot skill between the best ploughmen in the State will take place. Altogether, this will be i\ i>rand affair, and we doubt not that it will reflect credit on our 3 ate, a* well I as or. fhr patriotic gentlemen who comprise the officers of the society. The .ist of premiums is much larger thnn any heretofore offered, and of conrae will ensure a much more extensive competition. We shall endeavor to report the doings of this /reat exhibition, for the benefit of our readers. The managers, we think, made a peculiarly fortunate selection of Saratoga Springs. It is in the immediate centre of an extensive agricultural section, and can be reached from all parts of the State easily by railroad. Later raow the Pacific.? Lieutenant 11a wisen, of the United States Navy, came pas senger in the ship Norma, arrived yesterday from Havana. He la bearer of despatches from Com. Biddle and Gen. Kearny, dated Monterey, California, March 18th. Lieut. H. came by way of Valparaiso and Panama, but brings nothing of interest from the Western coast. The difficulties existing between Peru and Bolivia, it was apprehended would result in war. The Penirian navy, consisting of two brigs and two schooners,were anchored off Arica, prepared to assist in defence of the town, which was threatened by the Bolivians The United States frigate Savannah, Capt. Mervine, waa to sail from Valparaiso, June 1st, for Rio and New York bout the 12th May, the whale ahip Stonington was spoken, 75 days from St. Bias; she war* bound to Chili. Her Captain had been made prisoner by the Mexicans at St. Bias ; but was subsequently released and sailed for the United States _ From Cuba.?By the arrival of the packet ship Norm, Capt. Ellis, we have files of the Mariana and Diaro, published at Havnns, to the Uth inst. inclusive. Capt. E. reports the health of Havana good?never better. The foreign consals are giving clean bills of health, for vessels bound to Euroj>e and other ports. The British mail steamer of the 1st, from Vera Cruz, h;id arrived; Hut her accounts have been anticipated via New Orleans T?* C^pnt**?Th* Watuuno Placw ?<In the ttrly part of tlw nmoi there wee i general di position among ouroitixensto spend a portion of the summer months in the country watering places, and imbibe their medicinal waters, and inhale their pure air, lor the purpose of health and comfort; but the | extreme warm weather of the last few daye j has driven away thousands who at first had i no intention of going beyond our corporation | limits. We have no doubt that seven-eighths of our fashionable and wealthy |>eople have left lor ; the watering places, and the remaining eighth would leave if they could. I nder these circumstances, the city is in possession of the lower million, and the two shilling side of Broadway is occupied by the unshaven and unshirted. The unfortunates who are not in the country, might as well be there, for their presence is not felt in our streets or promenades. It is fashionable for fashionable people to follow the fashion, and as it is fashionable for the fashionables to be at Keyport, Niagara, Saratogs, or some other resort of the fashionables, of course the fashionables who cannot go think it unfashionable to be seen in public during the time that it is fashionable for people of fashion to be away. In order, therefore,*not to appear unfashionable, they lock their doors, and are "not within?gone to the springs"?to all who enquire for them. It is not of those, however, that we purposed to speak, for they are desirous of remaining as quiet as possible until they emerge from behind their window blinds, and acain Dromenade the fush tonable streets; but of those who really have gone, and are now drinking new life from nature's fountains. They can be seen in the day time at Keyport, Niagara, Saratoga, Lake Niahopac, Nahant, Brighton, Long Branch, and other places, drinking water by the pail-full, or Lving their limbs in pure ocean water, and in the evening tripping upon the light fantastic toe, amid the rustling oi silks and satins and the squeaking of new pumps. For the fashionable part of our population the sommer is a glorious time, and there can be no better place to see American society than the places to which they resort, like swallows, as soon as the heat becomes uncomfortable in the city. The fair daughters of our merchant princes,with all their dazzling beauty, decorated with diamonds and costly jewelry? modest and bashful?the rich planters from Virginia and other States, ardent as a southern sun can make them, as Father Ritchie says, and the fortune hunter, can all be seenldancing, ogling and doing the agreeable, from the rising of the sun till late at night. Like butterflies, they enloy the passing hour; and we do not know but their philosophy is the best, particularly if their pockets will stand the fun. From all we have learned, the hotel keepers at all the watering places are in ecstacies, while counting the number of plates that are daily set on their extended tables, and are reaping a rich harvest. In Saratoga alone, we understand there are upwards of two thousand visiters, and every train adds to the number. Balls, hops, concerts, and courtships, are the order of the day, and all seem happy and contented. Egad, we envy them; and were it not that our subscribers are so desirous of reading our sheet every morning while taking and toast, we would be templed to thiow the Mexiean war overboard for a week, and participate in their fun. But they won't be satisfied without seeing the Herald, and|therefore, we must stick to the typeB, and find work for the devil?although on* might suppose, in this age of humbug and rascality, that the devil hits his hands full. Niagara , too, we are informed, is crowded; and so, in fact, are all the watering places. If the heat be not excessive to-morrow, we shall endeavor to go as far as Staten Island, and try to enjoy ourselves as well as we could at Saratoga. One thing is certain?we will not plant ourselves behind the blinds. From British West I.mdiks. We have files of the Time*, published atKingston, Jamaica, to the 24th ult. A new project of appointing the clergy to the magistracy, seems to occupy considerable attention among the people of the colony. The sybtem is looked upon generally in a very favorable manner. The various small pad .L._ ?r v...? nsiiCB ill liic viciliiijr vi mu^oiun, oic niiuujcu by frequent robberies, and the inhabitants feeling their lives insecure, have called upon the authorities for the reorganization of a police?the present one being useless. in Manchester, the prospects are represented bp deplorable, the low prices of coffee being inadequate to meet the cost of production, and very large fields having been thrown up. The weather had been very dry, but lately a few fine showers have fallen. Bermuda.?We have a large parcel of papers from Bermuda, some of them as late as the 16th mat. No news. Theatricals. Bowcar Thcatks.?A glance at the bill let forth for this svenlng. at the Bowery, will convince *uoh of our oltisens as with to spend the evening pleasantly, that ihat theatre is the plaoe for them to go to. There they will see two oapltal dramas, and a comedy performed in the best manner by an excellent company, and see Messrs Burke and Marshall In some of their most celebrated parts. The pieces to be performed, are the grand drama of "Massaalello;" the drama of the "Robber's Wife," and the comedy of the "Young Widow." Our friends need not be frightened at the heat, for the Bowery is one of the best ventilated places of amusement in the oity. Castle Garden.?'This jardin manifique it fraichtur is now becoming the resort of the fashionable people of this oity. tvery evening the balcony Is crowded?some walking, others reclining on sofas, and all Inhaling the bracing and strengthening air by which this delightful retreat Is surrounded. Tho contemplative mind oan expand on thr view of the finest bay In ths world, with sailing and steam vessels passing to and fro, with their beautiful pennants floating on the air. The musical and dramatlo mind can alio enjoy Itself by listening to the respeotlve overtures by the orchestra, and beholulng the sterling oomio performances of Holland, Walcot, Misses Phillips and Clarke, Mrs. Isherwood, and the other members of the vaudeville company, at present en the "New Footman" will be perforated, followed by a variety of dancing and singing, and the renowned Herr Cllne will give hi* unrivalled performance on the tight rope. Pilmo'i Opisa Home?The Krenoh ballet of the Lehman family wai attended, last night, by a very good audience, and the performanoe went off amidst bursts of laughter and deserved applause. The "Pas Styrien," by Misses Julia and Flora Lehman, was danced with a grace and skill very remarkable for children of ten 01 twelve years of age. We have seen, with great pleasure, the dai oe of M'lle Adelaide Lehman, whose charming faee, whose sweet form, are vivified by a very chaste style of dancing, a true science of her art. She possesses the appearance of Augusta and the knowledge of Blangy We hope our remark will bo appreciated by all tne persons who have witnessed the performance of the ballet, and that these linrs will be an attraction to all those who have failed to go to Palmo's theatre. Now for the ballet.: "L'Arbre Magi que," being something which makes us remember the oelebrateu Havel family. The artists and their tricks are new and very good. The plot ot the play is always upon the same subject so often employed by the ballet wrlUrs?a father, a daughter, a lover, a rival, and a fairy j the father otjects to his daughter's marrying the youug man, and wishes her to become the wl^e of the down, and a fairy protects the love of the two youths. This plot gives a large scope to the danoers, and Monsleurs and M'llss Lehman have filled it with grand ability. The farce is 7read everywhere in the arhrt magtqv* (the magio tree) be fishing business is ^vn; good one,' and Mr. Cristlan Lehman, the father of the family, we believe, makes a oapiial Pierrot (merry Andrew). We have seen also In this ballet, Mies Matbllde Lehman, who, although not so pretty and so graceful as her sister, possesses, however, a great deal of talent. For Mr. Schmidt, he Is an Habilt dsruiur. and we hope we shall see him often on the boards Nothing to be said about the Knglish p ayers, we think them quite useless for attraction, and perhaps Mons l.ebman will do better without them. We understand that the French company of vaudeville# has been engaged (by letters onh) to oome to this city, to appear at Palmo's theatre We should like to see them amongst us, but we fear that our b<^ will not be realize 1. '1 here is no man but Mr. Lehman himself, to secure them their salary, and we doubt whether be will increase bis expenses The IU*el family has decidedly hired I'almo's Theatre for the middle of August Mr. Antolne Ravul has signed the bargain with Mr. Burke, the present manager of the Chamber* street theatre. Vauimall continues giving tooal and Instrumental onccrts every evening, together with Mons. Delacroix s exhibition of Mechanical Automata Lilliputian figure* I he performances, generally, are very pleasing, aa<l are well worth tbe small admission money, twenty Ave which admits a gvnUemau and ladles 1 'J - 111- 1 * " -'J*..1 parting tolilllgiw, The B?a* Itu -fkmimi haa. parhapa, aumind in the harbor of Naw Y^<^a mor* exciting or lntaraatlug boat raoe than the onethat came off yesterday afterdood batwern tha Whitehall boat "Old Commodore," and tba *' Bevina," tba former rowed by CbarU* Thorn aa. and tha lattar by K. Martin. A storm of wind nud rain commenced at tba tima of atartlag, balf past 9 o'clock, P. M wbieb nomewbat damped tha ardor of better*. hut wltbal each boat bad brr frien^a- or rather the rower*; and to it they went The Old Commodore bad somewhat ' the advantage at starling, and maintained it to the take?and W arouud tba turn a quarter of a mile, and contluued tba lead leaving the Bevina behind come ball a utile or mora. Betting ran high?two to one on tba Bevina at atarting, the impreaalon being among the knowing onea, that the prowess of Martin and bis capability ot conducting hla araft through the storm. would ahow bim decidedly the viotor. Tha result, however, waa otherwise, aa la aeen. in the complete triuu?pli of the " Old (Jommouore." Charlea Thomaa proving more than a match for all the Martina Bob will have to bide hie diminished head in future, in the rowing line,notwithstanding hla asseverations to the contrary He must have bad too much muscle. Death or Kulime ?The celebrated race bora* Lclipse died In Kentucky, on the 10th inat., at the very advanced age of thirty-four yeara. City Intelligence. The Wnathe?.?We were vialted yesterday with an agreeable shower of rain.preceded by a regular tornado of wind, which awept the streets la all directions, and muat have left some few hundreds of dollars In the cltv trea sury?provided our City Father* were disposed to expend theiu upon tbe long culled for and deeply agitated question. vis: the propriety of keeping the Htreets In proper order. The thermometer stood lu tbe early part of tbe day as btgh ait 91 degree* J he shower bad tbe effeot to 0001 the atmosphere a good deal Sen Stroke?A man named Jervls, fell yesterday to Stanton street, having received* sun stroke about oae o'clock. He was taaen'to hi* residence, and but little bop* Is entertained of his recovery. Death sir Exposure to Heat.?Tbe Coroner held an Inquest at No 'J04 West street on the body of Elitx Duffey. a native of Ireland, aged 35 years, who died suddenly yesterday. Verdiot, death by congestion of the brain, produoed by exposure to heat. The Hvdxants ?We eall the attention of the proper offloer to tbe disgraceful neglect, in relation to the hydrant between Kivlngton and Stanton street*, in Cannon street, which has been allowed to remain out of repair, to the serious inconvenience of over one hundred families, for several weeks pai-t The neglect in this respect. at this season in particular, is highly oulpable, and should be forthwith attended to. The Junk ?''Have you seen the Chinese Junk is tbe question addressed to ten thousand people every day, by such of our oltlsens as are fortunate enough to have seen this extraordinary vessel, and the innumerable curiosities of every kiud that are to be seen on board or her. She is visited daily by thousands of our people, and there appears to be no end to the excitement sb.- has niado iu our community. She is, indeed, a novelty, and one hour's stay on board of hei will give a better insight into Chinese manners and customs, than oan be learned In a library of books. Officer* of the French Steamer Union.?These amiable gentlemen have been Invited by the Mayor and Common Council, to visit the prinoipal establishments of Ibis city. The guests and the party will assemble this morning at the City Hall, about 10 o'clook,and then, provided with oarrlages, they will proceed on their visits. A splendid dinner will be served up at Burnham's hotel at ttwo o'clock, of whloh we shall give an aocount tomorrow. Thk Hahlkm Railroad comfamr.?A meeting of the directors of this company wu held last week at their offloe, Tryon How. when a report was read embracing a statement of the affairs of the company, from the date of its charter up to the present day. It was ordered to be printed, and will be in circulation in a day or two. The Board or Education.?The board will hold its stated meeting to-morrow evening. Result or Intemperance.?Coroner Walters was oalled. yesterday, to hold an Inquest upon the body 01 Baptiste Brltton, a native of South Carolina, aged 60 years, who came to his death by debility, produoed by d.sease and intemperance. Fire?Afire was discovered at 1 o'clock yesterkay morning, bj officer Paneya, in the oyster saloon of James l)eys, 306 Ureenwiehitreet, and was extinguished by the 6th district police. Damage trilling. American Institute, Tuesday, July 20 ?This being of the legitimate semi-monthly meetings of the club, and the day by no means favorable for extra physical exertions, the members mustered in limited numbers The proceedings, notwithstanding, were not the less lnterestiug or important, as many communications were read and remarks made, all bearing upon the main object oi the club, the acquirement and promotion of agricultural knowledge, and its diffusion through all classes of farmers. Mr. Wakainan, (the main pillar of the Institute.) having taken the chair, the (secretary read th* programme of the '20th Anutl Kalr, to be held at Caslle Garden, commencing the 30th October next, exhibiting the outlines tor the first and second week ot exhibition Among the usual objects which will, on that occasion command the attentive consideration of the conveution. we tlud, too, amongst the many that are peculiarly recommended to the Dublio attention, the sublet, ot wool and woolens, and the indispentiable nec-sslty for the advancement of agricultural science ; of the establishment of colleges and schools, for the teaching and practising agricultural pursuits. Upon the former topie, (wool) no subject of paramount importance cau stand in competition with it;?ot only as a commodity of internal utility, in every view it can be regarded but eventually as a not improbable article of export to countries where (as represented to the club by an experienced resident in Mexloo) the sheep are only propagated for the mutton. 'i be Institute, therefore, emphatically call upon all the different State* to produce temples oftheir res pectlve wools, and the genealogy of their breed, in order that, by comparison with the best European specimens, which they possess, by tbe liberality and publio spirit of an accredited agent, whose interest extended beyond the limits of his embassy, to tbe hall ol the ins' itate. An opinion may be iormed of the quality of the breed necessary to ooultitute the ob jeot contemplated on the latter sutject, " agricultural sohools or colleges '' in the States of the Union. It Is too far advanced in this proud age of civilization to admit an otyeotion. Tbe experience of continental Europe haa furnished substantial monuments to the spirit that nrged, the spirit that fostered, and the unperishable spirit that flourished by such institutions; and weak must be the government that cannot foreshadow. In the result, the employment and enlargement of tbe Intel ieotual faculties, with the healthful and profitable result# of the pbysioal powers from youth to manhood, and the ooi sequent acquisition of independence, as Individuals or collective bodies. Tbe pages of last year's history of Europe are darkened by the records of plague, pestilence and famine The people confine themselves from ignorance orwantof diffusive knowledge of agriculture,to one particular plant; upon that they " lived and moved, and nad their being " It was struck, it perished, and with I it their hopes, their refuge, their lives. Had they knowl- I edge, how many substitutes could they not have devised' Had they schools, how many impediments could the; not have placed In the path of tbe devourln?en*iny ! Who can, from such an example of ignorance and stolidity, refuse to sanction an endowment whose blessings must crown, not only our present generation, but raise up for tbe general benefit of the whole human family, a raee of universal benefaotors diffusing, as It haa been our glorious privilege to do. life and comfort all over the face of the less favored worldT The remaining proceedings of the Club war* confined to the reading of a translation on the longevity of trees. A communication from the Governor of Palermo, acknowledging the honor of being elected a member of the Institute Also s letter from the U. 8. Consul at Oeneva, acknowledging the same honor, and reoommending some doien of Italians as'meinber*, also, .wr Grey, a long resident lu Mexloo, gave an unfavorable view 01 the pi ogress of agriculture in the northern parts of that country. Mdbterey, haltlllo, ice. The crops consist chiefly of oorn?the sheep were ot a small sue, but produced excellent mutton; no use. except for oearse purposes, was made of tne wool, wblon resembled a mixture of goat's hair and wool. Hogs were abuudant. seldom used as food, but profitable for their fat. The Secretary announced the design of tbe members and offloeri of the institute, to visit Ureenport on Thursday, to meet at the South Ferry, Brooklyn, at a )? to Sin tbe forenoon?to whieb several members of tbe press and other Individuals were went*, and tha object contemplated, nu doubt It will be productive vt pleasure and improvement to those who, will partake ot the enjoyment Police Intelligence. Burglary at Tar.ytowtn.?Two Kive Point thieve* left ttiln city on Monday, in a rowhoat.and arrived at Tarrytown iu the evening, and during that night burglariously entered the (lwrlliiig-house of Mr. K. W. Paulding, carrying off one lady's gold leplne watch, one gold patent lever huutlng watch, white dial, marked John Koster, Liverpool; together with an old link chain, purple stone > and ?eal Pawn-brokeni will do well to atop theee articles when offered tor pawn. Ditorierly Unmet ? Officer Prince John Davit, as, Hinted by offfoers Martin, Parmlee, Clark and Webster, of the 6th ward, arretted on Monday night, William McCloud, on a warrant issued by Justice Drinker, wherein he stands charged with keeping a disorderly limine, and common retort for the lowest kindol female prottitutes, at No. 113^ Water street. On the ofllcer* making a detoent upon the premites, they found the following proetitutes, who gave their names as Margaret Kelly, Catharine Delaney, Mary L Heed, Christiana Newman, Laura Leonard, Isabella Williams, and Mary Ann Jones, all of whom were taken into custody and lodged in the station bouse, and in the morning taken betore Justice Drinker, who committed them au for a further hearing MoCloud waa held to bail in $<>00, to answer the charge. John Montgomery waa likewise arrested for keeping a similar plaoe of retort at 337 Water street, together with Wm B Johnson. No 310 Water itreet, and Birgen Lynch, No. 3 UK Water street. All held to bail In $600 to answer at Court. Grand Larceny.?Officer Burkle, of the second ward, arrived in town yesterday from Ctlca, having in custvtiy a German by the name of Christian Berkstein, whom be caught In Oneida county, on a warrant Issued by Justice Drinker, wherein he stands charged with breaking open a trunk at No 134 Greenwich street, on tbe I ith of July last, and ttealing therefrom $100 in gold aitd silver coin, belonging to a widow woman by the name of Matilda Sobweeser. Upon his person the officer found a portion of the stolen money. Justice Osborne locked him up for trial. I'iolenl tit?A complaint was made yesterday before Justice Osboine, Hgaini>t a man by the nsme of Henry Week*, who keeps astand in Washington Market, /and a warrant Isi-ued and placed in the hnuds of officer Prince John Davis, wherein he stands charged by a boy called Joseph Wallace, with a violent assault and battery. Inflicting a severe wound on the head of the complainant, of several inches In length, thereby endangering his life. The magistrate held the accused to bail to answer the charge. Small Police Butintti.? Rascality appears to be at a stand still, for tbe last few days. In all probability occa loned by the extreme boat of the weather, tt heipg even too hot for tblerea to steal I "M 1 1 ' 1 1. OMUMI r?UMlb Bu*w> or AiMiMHi Jatr W.?Mania hutHi, Eaq., President, In tb? chair. \rtv Engine Haunt ? Petition of engine company No 13 to ha provided with a new engine bouse Referred Q.adr of Fifth .iwnw.?demons tranoa against changing the grade of Um Fifth ar?nue?Referred Hay ?f Pavem ? fetition o> pavers to bar* an incraaae or pay More O f ? Reports and raaolutlon in tavor ol lightimr Anna, Jama* and Oliver streets and >econd avmue. Adopted. Ferry to Huihwiek.?Petition to hare a ferry established between Avenue C, in thia city, and 1 atreat, Bushwick. L. I.?Referred Fire Jtlarm Bell.?Petition to bare an alarm bell placed on the engine bouae in 17tb street.?Referred. Funeral of Cap! Zohritkit.?An invitation to attend the funeral of Capt Zabriakle, who fell in the battle of Buena Vista ? Accepted. Resolution in favor of appropriating $300 for the purpoee of defraying the expenses which will be incurred by the funeral oeremoniea of Capt. Zabriakle ? Referred. Deaf and Dumb Imlitution.?Reports of the committee to whom was referred the memorial of the Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, asking for the grant of land, reported adverse to granting tha prayer of the netitioners A minority report'waa also presented, in favor of granting the land on certain conditions. Laid on the table. Communication from the City Intpector.?The Citv Inspector, to whom was referred the petition of W. W Vermylyea and others, for the passage of a special ordinance, to cauKe the removal of the cow stable belonging to Mr. Johnson, on the shore of the Hudson River, between 16th and 10th streets, mads a very able report (to which we shall again refer) setting forth that public emergency doaa not require their removal. Emigrantt ?A communication was received from the Aluii Houoe Commissioner. relative to tbe nunburol emigrants that have been admitted into tbe Alms House and Hospital, according to arrangement* entered Into with the Commissioners of Emigration, and the amount to be received on tbuir aocount. Ordered on tile. Physician ?A communication was received from Dr Reese, tbe resident physician, relative to tbe course pursued by him in tbe matter of discharging Dr. Liviugston from ibe Penitentiary Hospital Referred. Presentment 0/ the Qrand Jury .?This document was read and ordered to be printed f?r the use of the Board. University Place.? Resolution in favor of continuing University Place trom Oth street to 4th street. Referretf Hurltm Railroad Bridges.?Memorial ask<ng that the Harlem Railroad Company be required to build bridges over the road at 86th and 86th streets. Referred. Ext> tiding Exterior Line ?Communication from the Street Commissioner, relative to the propriety of extending exterior line of the olty ou the east side, between Stlth and 43d streets, by the continuation of avenue A. Referred. Damages to it paid?Communication from the comptroller. axking for advice on the subject of paying $4413, which has buen rroovered In a suit against tne city, for damages sustained by the deposits of manure at tbe foot or Uanesvoort street. Reselution in favor of paying the olaims adopted. Park Fountain.?Resolution in fkvor of abolishing the oflloe of keeper of the Park fountain. Adopted. Stone itreet?Resolution in favor of fixing the time for widening Stone street Adopted. Jinthony street?Resolution in favor of inquiring Into tbe expediency of widening Anthony street, from Broadway to Orange street, and opening it from Orange street to Chatham square. Adopted. Matron for Penitentiary Hospital.?Resolution in favor of inquiring into tbe propriety ol appointing a matron for the female department of the penitentiary hospital, Blackwell's island. Adopted. The Board then went into a oommlttee of the whole, and resumed their labors relative to the establishment of a medical staff of the aims house department. Boabd or Assistant Aldehmkn.?Special meeting? Petitions Rejerred ? Of R. 8. Crook, for reduction of rent, and also of sundry persons to improve -i > m street,, between 8th and 9th avenues; of owners of property in 6th street, for a wharf at foot of second street; of sundry persons, to fill up sunken lots between 39th and 41st streets. Several petitions were reoeived and referred. Rut) Pavement?Reports Adopted?In favor of paying Mr. Rusa for expenses incurred in paving part of Broadway. Resolution in favor of extending the time for the removal of awning posts in Ann street. Resolution in favor of lighting 8th avenue from 42nd street to Bloomlngdale road.with oil. Referred. Retolution$ Concurred in.?To place curb and gutter stones in 30tn street, between Madison avenue and the Bloomingdale road. To regulate 36th street, between 8th and 9th avenues. To remove certain obstructions in John street and Maiden lane. Reports Adopted.?In favor of lighting 10th street with gas. Alio, In favor of lighting Clinton street with gas. The S'reeli.? Report in favor of improving the con dition of the streets. Concurred In. item. The Board here took a reoess and returned. Papert from Board of Aldermen.?Reports in favor of Improving 7th and 10th streets. Concurred in. To alter grade in 4tii Avenue and Mndlson Avenue. Concurred in. For filling up sunken lots in 34th and 89th streets, between 7th and 8th Avenues. Concurred in. In favor of improving part ol 3d Avenue, near JOth street Concurred in. In lav or of constructing sewer in Beaoh street. Concurr?d in. The Board hereupon adjourned. Law Intelligence. Tmk Slave Cue.?The Brazilian Consul, and Captain D&costa. the owner of the slaves, with their oounsel. Mr. I'urroy, appeared in chamber before Judge Edmonds this morning. Mr. Jay with several oolored people attended on behalf of the slaves. The counsel handed in a protest on bebalf of his government against the proceedings. The return to the writ was then put in, and further proceedings adjourned to this morning. United Statu District Court July 30 ?This court heard a few motions of no interest this morning, after which the oourt adjourned. Common Tleai, July 20.?This court opened this morning, and immediately after adjourned, no business being ready. Court Calendar?Common Tleas.? TTiit Day. July 11.?Before Judge Ingr?ham Court opens at 10 o'clook, A. M. N'os. from 64 to 96 inclusive. The Watering Place*. Saratoga SrRiNoi, July 19, 1847. The (hand Fancy Drtu Ball. The grand fancy dress ball, which Is a subject of inte reft among the fashionable circle* ef this country, will be given at the United States Hotel, Saratoga Springs on the evening of Wednesday, the 11th of August next The arrangements of your correspondent, for furnishing a most aocurate and graphlo description and detail of this great carnival, are perfect. U. S Hotel, Saratoga Springs, July 16,1847. jfrmy and Naval Officer$ at tht Springt?Harriott in High Lift ahiut to takt Place?drrivalt. Vigor, elasticity, physical power and mental felicity, have begun to arrogate their^eeveral prerogative* in my p< rson. We do not pretend to analyse the oauses of that revolution that occurs In the mental and physioal mmnimtinn of a Derson who has abandoned a town residence to bathe in vernal brooks; to plack flower* who** bud* have arrived at a pecfeot growth under the influence of the tweet air of heaven ; In brief, to exist where the blasting and demoralising Influences of association have not rraohed the acme of their power, and where they have not altogether divested the human character of the cardinal virtues which Ood incorporated into it. The wonderful advantages whioh are offered at this waterlog place to Invalids, give it a prominenoe fully equal to nny on the continent of America ; those that I have had the good fortune to visit hitherto, do not present to the eye of the naturalist such rare and manifold gems as those about me here, which make the eountry look Ilka an eternal virgin queen. Wu have not visited baratoga Lake yet; but a party, whom we shall accompany, will go this afternoon. An immenso number of army and navy offloers have arrived. These noble fellows go about in undress; and If there Is anything in the shape of a playful plot, or a counter-plot, or a conspiracy, their names bead the list of conspirators. They are the representatives ol ihe American army graduated at West Point, and nobody is more sincere in their admiration or these cidrvant cadets than three British officers of high rank from Montreal, who are residing here. This evening, the officers, and the ladies, and the civilians, will assemble in the parlor, when will be played the last act in " Hichard III.," by several amateurs. The New York Oerman band has also been detailed, and there will be some dancing after approved Parisian, modes The opera will also be represented, and there will bo an aria rrom l-ucia ai L.amrarrniour, uj , In which this lady excels , The hand of the angelio daughtor of that arch milllonaro , of Pelary. wan asked In marriage la?t night by , of Heatbhouse, Scotland. We understand that the solicitation, which wm made In the most noble and honorable manner, wan perfectly success ful; the early success of the negotiation may. however, be attributed to the excellent mother of the bride elect. who hsd conceived a marked partiality for . of Heathhouse, and who Imperiously uryed the celebration of the uuptials, In spite of a tremendous oppoiltlon on the behalf of several relatives. Thus the lady mother has triumphed, aad the pretty church of this charming town will be the scene of the nuptial visitation. Uod bless the bride and the bridegroom ; may the latter Individual be preserved from impalement by any one of hit defeated rival*. Among other persons who are here, are Commodore Morris, of the navy, with his lady and daughter ; Mr and Mrs Appleton, Doeton ; W. C. Wllmerdlng. Men York ; John A. Bown, Philadelphia; M. Fernandez, do Miscellaneous. The Melville Engine Co., No 13, of Boston, Is to makr an excursion to H Ingham 10-day. Th?y are to be accompanied by the Suffolk Brass Band. I'. Is also said that Hero Kngina Co., No. A , Intend to make a visit tc Albany, Troy, and this city, in the course of a few weeks. A letter from Richmond, Virginia, states, that the telegraphlo line to that place is complete. !l is to tx opened In a day or two; Mr Vail being now employed in putting up the instruments, tic. The commencement exercises of Union College will take place at Schenectady on Wednesday, the 90tb Inst Mr. John Wise made a successful balloon sseent from Syracuse on Saturday last. He landed on the (arm of Mr. Cheeney. about six miles from the village On Sunday last, D. Murray, a milkman in Troy, was thrown from his wagon; had his back broken, and was otherwise seriously injured. The acoldent was caused by a hoop which a boy was trundling In the street, and which getting between the horse's legs, frightened him. and caused him to run away. Railroad Accidhwt.?A slight acoldent occurred to the Philadelphia train last night, caused by the baggage truck haviog been In some way thrown off the track, It nomlng in unntaat with the ba/gage or oar house. and ' *arrled It tlaoet entirely awav No on* Injured The ?????> O**" *" Li*ut Twin*, ald-da-camp tn Oen Twlgg*. and Lieut J H-mphill Jones. of the United 8t* tea Marinas, having arrived at New Orleans. furnixhed the Picayune with the following account of the late difficulty at Havana : ? St Horn, Nt w Oslkan*. July 0. An erroneous statement of the difficulty between four America* offloers and the authnritira of (he port of Havana. produced by an alleged violation of the ?*natory regulation! of the lame, having app-ared In the >'ure InHum trial it la Habana. under date of the 2id of June, and alnce b>-en copied In tome of the papers of tbi* city, the undersigned. two <ft the individual* referred to, aa an act of juitice to ouraelve* and brother officer* involved, reijueHt an early insertion in your paper of the following correct (tatement oUlie fact* of the case :? On Thursday, Jufe 10th. the United State* transport ship Atlas, witn six companiesof marines, bound to Vera Crus. arrived off the Mcro Castle The commander of the regiment, desirous of conynunicatlng with the Consul. and of procuring fresh provisions for the troops, despatched a boat with Lieuts Baker, Hich, and Jones, of the marine regiment, and George 1). Twiirgs. aid-dc-camp to lien. Twiggs, onshore for that purpose On approaching the Moro we were hailed by the sentry and ordered not to enter Lieut Rich then spoke to the guard in Spanish, and requested to see the officer of the guard, who accordingly came, and having inquired the reason* To whloh we wished entering the port, gave us permission to do to. In going up the harbor we passed close by the guard-ship, and though observed by her officers.were not directed to stop; supposing, therefore, the permission acoorded bv the commandant of the Moro was all that was requisite,we proceeded to land.whlch we did at the government steps in preaenoe of the guard there pouted. A moment after, we were met by a oouple of officials, who inquired the manner of passing the < astle. and desired us to acoompany them to the office of the oaptaiu of the port. We did so, and gave a statement of the name of our ship, where from, where bound, number of our troops, name of our commander, and that there was no diiease on board the vessel, with the full particulars of our entry into the harbor, which statement was taken down by them In writing. The adjutant of the port then said wc had done wrong in landing. We Immediately informed him we were ignorant of the laws of the port, which it whs far from our wish or intention to violate. ana that ir we una ininngea any law we were not 10 blame, as it bad been unintentional on nur part, and with the consent and cognizance of those whose duty it was to trach strangers to aroid, not to lead them into error: yet, rather than be the cause of difficulty, we would at onoe return to our ship To this he answered:?'"As you are now on shore you may finish your businri* and then return to your vessel" Notwithstanding this second expressed permission, we were told when desirous of returning, that we oould not do so until we had each paid a fine of (300, which we refusing to do, our boat was seized and placed under a guard, our men finding a home aboard the bark Louisa, of Philadelphia, at the invitation of her captain, John Uailagher, whose kindness to them and ourselves, and the many offers of assistance from the American shlp-msHters in port, we are happy, with gratitude, to acknowledge. Lleuts Baker and Rich, with a view of obtaining our release, o. lied upon the Captain Oeneral, who promised to issue an order to that effect?but so far from this premise being complied with, we were the next afternoon oontined in the quarters of the captain of the port., and only released at the intervention of our consul, (Gen. Campbell,) who strenuously exerted himself to procure a remission of the penalty, and suooeeded in so doing, qualified by the condition that the ship should firstenter and be visited by the health officer. This the consul stated in a letter to the colonel commanding, and nent it through the medium of the government, all other communication with the vessel being denied, for which slight service a bill of $41 " > was afterwards presented to the consul and by him paid. The colonel replied he had ordered the captain of the transport to bring her in, which he refused, being charterod only for the ports of Vera Cruz and the Brazos; and having no power to compel him, he enclosed a certincaie irom luo surgeon oi lue regiment, certifying that thero was no disease among the troops, which he hoped would obviate the necessity of the vessel's entering, it was not, however, no deemed, and it being considered requisite that some one should go on b?ard to make known the facts of the case, Lieuts. Baker and Rich paid the fine, and were permitted to leave, while we. adhering to our resolution of non-payment, were detained as prisoners ; the consul applied for permission to have our trunks landed through the custom house and paying the duties, but this the authorities peremptorily refused. The name day (the 20th) the Atlas sailed. For several days we were threatened with imprisonment, but the government oontented themselves with restricting us to the city limits, and exercising a rigid scrutiny over all our actions. On the 27th, the U. S. man-of-war schr On-ka-hy-e arrived, having on board a member of Congress, and a distinguished judge of the Supreme oourt of one of the Southern States. A consultation was held by these gentlemen, the consul, and officers af the schooners, to devise the course most expedient for us to pursue. They considered the whole procedure an outrageous one, and the fine Imposed most unjust, but a* we were soliticous of taking the field they advised the puvment of the fine by the oonsul under a protest, whereby we did not acknowledge its justice, or relinquish the position we bad assumed^ but merely to so teu porarily arrange the matter as to enable us to proceed to our respective duties in Mexioo This course HonlHurl fn nnraiiA atirl tViM nmiuul hftvinir A.mmlllUHfi the payment of the fine. *? ^btained our passports. and It*ft < n the morning of tbe lsr\Jt being rumored that in the interview above alluded to mtween tbe captain general anil Lieuts Baker and Ricb, language Insulting to that functionary bad by one of these gentlemen been used, we addressed. with the approbation of our consul, a letter to his excellency on the subjeot, of which the following is a copy : Havana, June SO, 1847. Sir?Inasmuch as it is currently reported that one of our brother offloers?a party in tbe unpleasant difficulty with tbe authorities of this port?In a conversation with your excellency relative thereto, used certain improper expressions, and as tbe imprevsion appears general that the said officer was delegated to act lur the whole, we deem ita duty iucuiubent upon ourselves to state that if suoh expressions have been used, they have been and still are without oar approbation or eogniiance It is fkr from beiug characteristic of Americans to treat with disrespect the regularly constituted authorities of anyplace much less to insult them in the perlormance of their official duties; and as Americans, we feel an honorable pride in stating that from a country whose boast is equality of right*, there is also due respect and reverence paid by Us citizens to tbe feelings of individuals. With conbideratious of respect, we are your Excellency's most obedient servants. GEORGE DECATUR TWIGGS, Aid-de-Camp to Gen Twiggs, U. S Army. JAMES H. JONhS,'2nd. Lieut. 0. S. Marines. To his Excellency Don Leopold O'Donfckll, Captain General of Cuba. The authorities themselves admit we were led into the commission of tbe error by iheir officer*, who were to blame in allowing us to enter the port and city; yet notwithstanding this admission, they decide by a strange andauamolous doctrine,that we, though innocent, must bear the chains of punishment, which should by every principle of right be worn only by the guilty. Tbu true r ason for the outrage to which we have been subjected is the sympathy felt by the Spanish for the Mexican nation, and their dally growing hatred to that great republio, whose dustluy they Know is to achieve that liberty for others she so nubly won for herself, and now so proudly wears, the bribgtest jewel of her princely diadem. We have the satisfaction of knowing that our oonduot in this matter has met the approbation of our countrymen abroad, and also of those foreigners who have view?n An Imna^tial litfKt Pftf thtt infnriTl&tlnn O# OUT countrymen at tioine, and to correot a falsa statement, the present In made, and will, in du? time, be lubmltted to the government at Washington, with the hope and convlotion that our oourse in this unfortunate affair will reoaivo of both their favorable coniideration. Respectfully, your obedient servants, OEO DECATUR TWIGOS, Ald-de-Camp to General Twiggs, U.S.A. J. HEMPHILL JONES. Seoond Lieutenant U. 8. Marine*. At a Meeting of a large number of the par s*ngers, held on board ihe Hamburg (hip Brareus, Cspt. O. H Klor, at aea, July J, 1(17, it waa resolved, on the arrival at New York, to present C F'ar aome handsome preaeuf, aa a token of their respect and thanka for hia kind attention lowarda them ou the voyage. Thu resolution wu carried in'o effect on their arrival, by presenting Capt Flor, on the 9th of Jul y, a aplendid Silver Cup, with the following inscription TO CAPT O. H. KLOR. from Hia (ihateful r*iac?uRRi, New York, July Ith, 1817. On Ihe day of leaving theahip, the above named cap wm pre. arnted to the kind aud worthy captain. The iireaeutatinn wna a moment ofgieat gratification, aa well to the old weatheibeaten captain, aa to hia many friends, who parted from him and his safe vessel, aa from a father and a nome mil of pleaaure, comfort and aafety. In behalf of many of hia grateful passengera, Mesaars. Bunnciaier, Rohde, Kaach, F reuitd Kohlfs, Braasch, aud Haoaeu, committee. On?Thousand Dollars Reward?Yirang and Jonea. No 4 Ann street, near the Muaeum, will nay Ihe above reward if any firm ran aell as mii'li aa ihev sell frratamall profits? fine boots $3 30, usually iJ ; French calf dress boots only $1 10, usually $0 and S7. Every thing elie prop irtiousbly low for caali only. Then will be published In tiwlty's True SUN, *n tmwit to (he report gieen by C?roncr of ibr caie of Mr. Liftcliild, deceaaed, ihowing it to be mainly false in it* itatement. Oold Fen?- The Cbraptit and Best In the City.?J. W. ORKATON kCO., 71 Cedar atreet, (op lUirs) art now aelling rhoie aup?nor Gold Pern ">ade by A. O. Bagley k Co.,and told elsewhere at $2, for tl 50; and 'boie >tami 1 ed Albert (i. Bmiley 'or $1 7S only. Thoie wi hing O Id rent will do better to buy tho?e stamped with thrmakei'a l natna (a> they pu'their iiamea ou the beat neua only.) in {'reference to tlioae with fictitious stamps At O'eatou k Co.'a i ean be found the aenmne pees of all the beat makers. aa they keep all, to gire purchasers an tiy them in cotn| petition. Oold Pena^u Itlchelleua" rrlumphant _ The ancceaa of these pent, being placed by public approval beyond a doubt, It ia really amusing to witneaa the twialiug and turning of thoee who have labored so hard to get their pent luhatituted for the ' Kichelieua." Ai ibe pubTle have taken the matter in hand and will determine whether the " Kichelieui," tt S2 only, will * rite aa ivell and laat aa long aa thoae i pent iold for $3 .10 elsewhere. we a e content. Only keep this fact in new, that the " Ricnelieua" are for sale by J. V 8erage, 92 Knlton itreet, and no where elae. Other Oold Peni from 7J cent* to SI *>. Mew and KflVctlve R-inexiy. - Dr Wood'a Saraaperilla a"d wild Cherry Bi teia, for Jaundice, Complaint, Sick H??darhe. ! d'geatiou. Coativeoeaa, rilei. D\s|irp*ia. Fevera, Nervonaoeaa. Hearthnr'1, H(i?nmati*'", Cutaneous dii??ses, ('anker, Impnritiee of the Blood, rirrpiei on the Face, are acknowledged by all who h ire rred them, to heoueof'he i?eit preparation' in ?se Aa a family medicin it ii invalu >ble. It n pie >a nt to the ta?te, which m??'i it n eaay medicine ? children, n d ia faat taking ihe place of muse 'Ting ren'ediea which hare ao I-ng be?-n wholesale ai d >eU'l hy <Vratt k Ketcham, !* FnltOO at 92 Boadway, ill Bleecker, and by * Piice, $1, in I <rge bottlei. Jyl7 Jieoii c No Charge until the Hair U H??tor e?l0* " Rkao'?I.Aaron Clark, Mayor ofY?Id' am hereby certify, that I have aeen a g ^ tje? who hi?f 'S'b.-ss Kfc&ini'xzr - Travelling TV iMliig Cam., THc ?UMMiigty ?H> k which the Abwikr/O b*r* pUced e?r-}r tfiln* MfNHry lor the tnilrt, without' destroyin( their uiefuluess. and tl>? tiuid-uw and iitMiutltl ouAl' in which they are made. renJersthas* curl su|*rior to ?B|r inuiu actuird. An cxkmiit?tioa CAiiuof fxil of being tisfftor/O. 8 \UNDSH8 k. SON, in B<otd?ay. Lccoultr* R?un._TbcM Haunt, (beyond all qu?<t'Ou the bast iaapoiU-,1 to thi* count ) can be had "f tlie -.ubacribera. ai.d warrantrd. f. ltk h*i w-th ? ?'ty laree and well "(Itctsl nioitu em of Kazors, Peniud Packet ICiiifM, reriumcry, soaps, and everything aopertaiiiiiK 'o t? toilet O. 8AU.NL)KRa L SON. 177 Broadwsy, ^ opposite Howard Hotel. MOSEY MARKET. Tuesday, July )W-? P. II. The stock market oontinues very dull, but prices. do not rary materially from day to day. At the first board to-d*y, United States sixes. 1887, Morris Canal. Loug laland, Norwiob and Worcester, and Reading, closed at prices current yesterday.* Treasury notes, aixes, fell off per cent, Ohio sixes Illinois X, Farmers' Loan went up X- The exceeslve hot weather ot the past few days, has about put a stop to stock transactions, and it is a matter of much astonishment that prioes have been so firmly maintained, under the circumstanoes. .Every one that can get away is leaving the city. At the second board there were small sales of Harlem at a slight improvement. The steamship Britannia, at Boston, from Liverpool, brought about two hundred thousand dollars in specie. Up to noon of the 19th inst.. $176,9113 had been entered at the Bof ton Custom House. The amount of produce which has desoended the St. Lawrenoe river to Montreal and Quebec, by the La Chine Canal and rapids, siace the oponing of navigation, to the 10th Inst., was a* follows:?Flour, &8-J.3I4 barrels: wbea' 430.768 bushels: ashes, 6.163 barrels; butter, 104 barrel*, and 3,036 kegs ; beef and pork, 13,. 398 barrelj. The value of domeatlo produce exported from Baltimore during the quarter ending June 30th, was $3.649,. 183, being by far the heaviest quarter's business la the way of export*, In the commercial history of Baltimore. The amount received for tolls on all the New York State canal*, during the second week In July, antf from the opening of navigation to the 14th of July, to each of the past two seasons, were as follows i*1 New York State Canals?Tolls Received. Seoond week in July, 1847 $111,409 09 Same period In 1840 71,168 09 1 ncrease $40,309,00 The aggregate amount received for tolls from the oonimenoement of navigation to the 14th of July, inclusive, (7ft days.) is $1,623,480 9t? During the same period in 1846, (90 days,). 1,083.387 49 I nor ease $441,093 47 The following table shows the amonnt reoelved for tolls during t e second week in July, from the years 1840 to 1847, Inclusive; and also the aggregate amount reeeived from the commencement of navigation to the 14th of July, inolusive, during the same years:? 2nd week in JMy. Total to J;ly UlA 1810 $.19,611 9H $627,806 81 1841 46,812 98 791,639 62 184 2 36,789 36 666 246 44 181J 61,037 71 719,670 06 181 < 67,998 61 992,917 13 1146 64,668 72 971,391 28 1816 71,163 09 1.082.387 49 1847 111,462 09 1,623,480 96 The flseal year in the finances of this State closes on the 31st of August, and as there in only about six weeks left of the present year, pretty correct calculations relative to the revenues of our public works oan be mad*. The tolls for October, November, and Deoember, | 1S46, which come into the present fiscal year, amount to the sum of $1,348,730 90 Tolls Of May, 1847 $709,331 32 " June, " 694,787 33 " one week in July 107,098 13 1,411,716 7B Actual receipts to 7tb Aly $3,600,463 69 Estimate for the residue of July and for August, name as last year 496.633 60 T^tal for the flsoal year $3,166,077 M Deduot for expenses of repairs same as last year $640.0o0 Canal sinking fund l,3??0.000 Treasury sinking lund 360.000 For support of government. . . 300 000 3.490,000 00 Surplus applicable to public works $666,077 38 The total surplus will not vary mueh from seven hundred thousand dollars for the fiscal year. The fund commissioners estimated the surplus at $361,000 It will, therefore, be seen that there will b* an excess of more than $300,000 above the surplus estimated by tha commissioners. This will, without doubt, be approprlat* ed to I lie enlargement, ui iu? wauoio, ??<? ??. r.? each year is a* large as this, the enlargement will go oa fast enough to meet all the wanta of the carrying trad?( and meet all the financial requirement# of the coustitution in relation to the public debt. The annexed statement exhlbita the amount of tolls paid by eaoh railroad oompany of thia State into the canal department, upon property going Last and West, during the suspension of canal narlgatlon from Norember ,1840, te AprU, 1847 Railroad Toll*. Utica and cA'mttody. Knit. Welt. Total. 1146?Not. and Dm $2 911 91 $1.7 42 II 1(47?January 3,388 34 792 W February 2. 63 9< 790 66 March 3,204 48 907 (1 April 3,1.1 12 2,418 81 Total $11,416 13 $6.641 98 ?$22,098 II 8yracute and Utica. 1846? Nor and Dec $997 07 $730 96 1847?.lunar* 1.119 11 284 4ft February 877 24 289 i:I March 1,080 36 331 19 April l.iooil 1,11107 Total $1,114 09 $2 7W8S 7.904 92 Allium and fyracut*. No ret a rni ha?* been made -tuburn and Rochnttr. 1946?Not. and Dcc $78n 37 $546 24 1847?Janaary 7 >2 29 213 90 Feb.uxry 728 34 in 60 March 722 13 298 92 976 24 1,13' 06 Total $3,949 77 $2 401 61 6,131 19 Tonawanda. 1846? Not. and Dec .. $196 44 $129 79 1847?Januar y Ut 76 39 U Frbiuary 147 31 If I 14 March 107 74 90 42 April 219 20 4?9 31 Total $:92 49 $79* 64 i . l,l$i U Attica and Buffalo. 1816?Not. and Dee $128 13 $49 21 1847?Jhnnary 73 34 32 02 Vebruary 92 39 4IG6 March 52 48 1)98 April 141 23 276 60 $491 67 $411 47 917 14 Total $3 * 946 39 The return* of tha Auburn and Syracuse Company will probably swell thia to forty-flve thousand dollars ? By a reoent law, these railroad companies hare the privilege. by paying tolls to tha State, of oarryiog freight at all times, without any regard to the oloaing of tha canals, and some of them are making arrangements to go into the business very extensively. Tha State will derive considerable revenue Ifrom thia souree. Tha annexed statement exhibits the oondition of tha Bank of Georgetown, S. C., on the 30th day of June, aooordlng to a report made to the directors on tha 9th instant:? Bank or Georgetown, 8. C. Debtor. . *100 000 00 t( II ? ClrouUtlon 394 #30 00 Deposit! 33 989 10 Surplus Profltg 19 830 90 Liabilities 9648,743 SO Crtditor. Not** and bonds, In fair standing $108 090 9-J 8usp?nd?d and sued 14 807 14 Exchange on New York and Charleston . . . 209 088 30 Specie and balaneea in New York and Charleston 318 47a 04 Boons and bank fixtures 4 400 00 Real estate, banking house and 3 brlok store* 8 873 00 8tock, 300 shares of our own, taken for debt. A 00J 00 Asset 30 The bank baa Just paid a semi annual dividend of 4 per oent, and has a handsome surplu left. The receipts of the Madison and Indianapolis Railroad for June, 1848 and 1847, were as annexed MADIIOP AND INDIANAPOLIS RAILROAD Receipts for June, 1847 910.401 87 Reoelpts for June, 1848 8,881 6# Increase, June. 1847. about 80 per oent... >3,840 li The earning* for the first six months of 1847,war* 988,387, against 940,740 for tha corresponding six months in 1848. showing an Increase of 916,807, equal to about 40 per oent. Old Stock Enhange. $1000 Treasury Notea8'? I0JW M ?h. Morri? Canal 17 W JtiOO do b90 101M i Aahurn k. Rocli 10')2 10*0 do J2.J lO'.tf M Staie Bank 91 MOD U 8 8'*, *81 coop IDS V) Canton Co 4M/ jnoo do 17 loa 7J Nor k Wor RR Jt >000 U 8 Vl, *31 Coop W >0 d > *M JS 17000 Penn'a J'? 7>U Hi Jo b80 4JK Mono do 7?V JO Reading RR | V ?(MU Ohin ?>*. to 10<V I no do iM ?'W 20011 Illinois spl 4 5# Erie RK terip H & 20 ih? Manhattan Bank it 20 c rie HR 8 i2 31 vt?rhaiiie?' B?nk 100 L, Inland RR s)8 3 S i \mTic?n Ki Bank 400 200 <!<> j|t? 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