Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 22, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 22, 1847 Page 1
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9MHHnanun i T H1 Vol. XIII. No. 199?iWlMto Ra. ?rou. THE NEW YORK HERALD ESTABLISHMENT, North-west corner of Pulton and Nassau StS. JAMES GORDON BENNETT. PROPRIETOR. cmcUtATION-J-XIRTY THOUSAND. DAILY HERALD?Every day, Price J cent* per copr?f >>iwr annum?payable in advanee. WEEKLY HERALD-Every Saturday-Price ?X centa per cony?$3 12K cents per annum?payable in advance. HERALD FOR EUROPE? Erery Steam Packet dajrPrice H}? cents per copy?(1 per annum, including postage, pa\nlilr in Hdvance. Subscriptions and advertisement* will be received by Messrs. Ualignani. 1* Rue Vivienne. Paris; P. L. 8im.mil., 18 Cortihill, and John Ml'ler tbs bookseller, London. ANNUAL PICTORIAL HERALD?Published on the lit of January of each year?siugle copies sixpence each. . ADVERTISEMENTS, at the usual prices?always cash in advance. Advertisements should be writtei|in aplain, legible mniinrr. The Proprietor will not be responsible for errors that may occur in them. . , , . PKINTINU of *11 kinds eaecuted beautifully and with 'Vi/'l. iter* or communications by _ mail, addressed to the Miauli ! jnent, rnuit lie post paid, or the pottage will be de ducx'il from the subscription money remitted. ~ REGULAR CONEY ISLAND FERRY r ju*ICZS-The Steamer AMERICAN EAGLE leave. bidHBaPier 1 North River daily (Sundays included), 10, I, and 4 o'clock, landing at Fort Hamilton each way; returning from Coney hlnnd at 11)4', 2+4 and 6>? o'clock. N. IT?No boat lave that belonging to the ferry will be permitted to laud at Couev Island, and passengers will please govern themselves accordingly. jy IS 7t m ~ MORNING LINE FOR ALBANY AND r ^ TROY and Intermediate Landings. iIHIBm Breakfast and Dinner on board the Boat. The low pressure steamboat TROY, Captain A. Uorham, will leave the steamboat pier foot of Barclay street, Mondays, Wednesday*, and Fridays, at seven o'clock A. M Returning on the opposite days. The Steamer NIAGARA, Capt. H. L. Kellogg, will leave the Steamboat Pier foot of Barclay street, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, at half past six o'clock, A. M., returning on the opposite days. iTT^* Fare SO Cents. For passage or freight, apply on board, or to F.B.Hall, at the office on the wharf. jy2U CITIZEN'S NKW~ DAY LINK OF JI^HLmNOPPOSITION BOATS KOR ALBANY, tCuHHMBMBLaiidiug at Van Courtlandt't Newbnrgh, . PoughKci'paieJKingston, (.'atakill and Hudson.?Fare 50 cents? Breakfast and Dinner on Board. The new and elegant Steamer ROGER WILLIAMS, Capt. A. Degroot, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at half-past six, A.M., from the pier foot of Robiuson street, touching at Hammond street pier, each way. For passage or frieght, apply en board the Boats, or to Geo. T. Stanley,at the office, foot of Robinson street. QT7" All persons are forbid trusting the above boats on account of the owners. my 19 rh m m~ EX 1 UKSIONS TO BULL'S TZE&YI r hTII 1 IKTVP1 "M FORT LKE and TRfc NI r Y CEMETERY?Landing at Hammoud and Nineteenth streets.?Fan* Owe 8ifiLLin&?On and after Sunday, July 18th, the commodiou* steamboats FRANK. Cart. Isaac 8cott, and ROBERT ANNETT, Capt. Frederick Oaylord, will leave the foot of Canal street every day, Sundays excepted, arc, 8 and 10 A. M.. 3, 3 and 6 P. M. Returning, leave Fort Lee every day, Sundays excepted, at aud 12 A. M., and 1, Quarter to 5, and 6 P. M. ON SUNDAYS. The b'9sU w'" Canal street at 7, 9 and 10 A. M., and 3 and 3 P M. Leave Fort Lee at 8 and 11 A, M., and 1. 5 and t P.M. KV the accommodation of Pic Nic and other social pleasure p* rn*?. a boat will leave Fort Lee at 7K P. M every Tuesday, Th^rsd^^atn^ay ve^ The 8 and 2 o'"'oc't trip* of each day, Sundays excepted, will be extended to "1 >jnity Cemetery, the grounds of which have been recently laid out in the inosr. beautiful and picturesque manner. Returning the boat will leave the Cemetery wharf at ? quarter to 13 o'cl *>5? *"d quarter to 6 o'clock. Stages will be in rea. """**? at Fort Lee to couvey. passengers to Hackensack, Sunday.' excepted. jeH> 30t*r __ OPPOSITION PASSAGE OFFICE?To A Ibany, Utica, $1 60; Syracuse, $2: Oswego, JmSSSBBrntl: Rochester, S3 25; Buffalo, $2 Jo; Cleveland, $4 50; Detroit, $5; Milwnukie. $8: Chicago, $8: Cincinnati, S8: Toronto nud Hamilton, $4; Whitehall, $3; Montreal,St; Pittsburg, SR. Office, 100 Barclay street. A r' security required will be given for the fulfilment of all contract* ade with this company. ' jvl6 3flt*r M. L RA r, Agent, New York?1847. mb?T FKUFL^SLI I<IK BXIAM3U AT& KUH ALBANY. Daily, Sundays Excepted? SSEB^SBib Through Direct?At 7 o'clock, P. M., from the Pier between Courtlmdt and Liberty streets. Steamboat ISAAC NEWTON, Capt. Wm. H. Peck, will leave on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings, at 7 ofelock. Steamboat HENDRIK HUDSON, Capt. R. O. Cruttenden, will leave on Tuesday, Thuisday an d Saturday eveniags at 7 o'clock. ? Special Trains for Schenectady, Ballston, aud Saratoga Springs, will run as follows:?Leave Albany at 8*? A M., 3 P.M., except Sundays. Passengers will find this the most expeditious and convenient route. At Five O'Clock, r. M.?Landing at Intermediate Placet? from the toot o i Barclay street. Steamboat ROCHE8TER, Captain R. H. Furry, will leave on Monday, Wednesday, Friday,and Snudny afternoon*, "'Steamboat SOUTH AMERICA, Captain T. N. HuUe, will leave on Tuesday, Thursday, ai>d Saturday afternoous at 4 o'clock. The above boata will at ail times arwve in Albany in ampla time for the Morning Cars lor trie Last or West. Freight taken at moderate rate*, and none taken after $ o'clock, P. M. J~r- All persons are forbid trusting auy ol the boau of this line, withont a written order from the captains or agents, i For passage or freight, apply on board the boats, or to P. C 8CH1JLTZ. at the office on the wharl. tm~FORSHREW8BLtti' LONO BRANCH. r* ?XlL?W Ocean House, Jumpiug Point, llunsom, and Eatontown Lauding. The steamboat EDWIN LEWIS, Captain Haynes, will ruu as follows from foot of Vesey street, North River Leave New York. Leave Shrewsbury. July. O'clock. July. O'clock. Thursday, 22, 10 A. M. Thursday, 22, 3 P. M. Kridav, 21, 11 A.M. Friday, 23, 3>? P. M. Saturday, 2-1, 12 M Saturday, 24, 4 P. M. Sunday, 25, 6 A. M. Sunday, 25, i P. M. Mouday, 20, 3 A. M, Monday, 26, 7 A.M. Monday, 26. 2 P. M. Tuesday, 27. Tti A M. Stages will be in readiness on the arrival of the boat to convey p isseugers to all parts of the country. jyl 30t*rc NUTIOE. STATION ISLAND FERRY.-Ou and rwnL^ after SUNDAY, April 18th, the steamboats wafifi&Mii SYLPH and STAT EN INLANDER will ruu as follows, until lurther notice :? 1.KAVK STATKN ISLAND At 6, I, 9, H.ll, A. M? and 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, P. M. LKAVK NKW VORK At 7, 9, 10, 11, A. M., and 1, 2, ten minute* past S, and at 4, 5, 6, 7, o'clock, P. M New York April 13tli. *1J r BRITISH AND NORTH AMERICAN ROYAL MAIL STEAM SHIP, 1200 tons ~<?4Jg|U|^^Iatid 130 horse jmwer eiu:li, uuder contract with the Lorus of the Admirality. HIBERNIA, Captain Aletanuer Ryrie. CALEDONIA, Captain Edward O. Lott. BHITTANNIA, Captaiu John Hewitt. CAMBRIA, Captain Charles H. E. Judkini. ACADIA, Captain William Harrison. i The four steamships now building are THE AMERICA. THE NIAGARA, THE CANADA. THE EUROPA. Vessels appointed to sail from Liverpool are the Britania July 4, 1847 Hihernit . July 20,1847 Vessels appointed to sail from Boston are the Britannia August I, 1847 Hibernia Angurt 16, 1847 I'assengers'lugg.ige must be on board the day previous to ailing. Passage money?From Boston to Liverpool, $120, ao do lo Halifax, $2(1. No berths secured until paid for. These ships carry experienced surgeons. No freight, excepts(iecie, received on day* cf sailing. For freight, passage, or any other information, apply to D. BRIGHAM, Jr., Agent, AtHARNDEN * CO.'S, 6 Wall it. flT7~lu addition to theaboveline between Liverpool and Halifax, and Boston, a contract has been entered into with Her Majesty's government, to establish a line between Liverpool and New work direct. The steamships for this service are now being built, and early neit year due notice will be given of the lime when they will start. Under the new contract the steamers win sail every Haturday during eight months, and every fortnight during the other months in the year. (Joing al ternately between Liverpool and Halifax and Boston, anu be ureen Liverpool and New York. _____ nt2 r OCEAN STEAM NAVIGATION /^iMEX^COMPANV, Offica U William street. C. H. Sand, Conrad W. Kaber, Edward Mills, Horatio Allen. William Chamberlain, Mortimer Livingston, John A. Isclin, John L. Stephens, Herman Oelrichs. C. H. 8AND, President. Etiwsao Mu.i.s, Oeneral Agent, New York. Chari.rs E. Ampkbsoh, Secretary. In conformity with the provisions of the charter, notir.? >? hereby tiiven tint the Books for subscription for an smouutnot Iesceediug $1100.000 to the capital itock of the Ocean Steam Navigation Company, will be re-onened at the office o! the Company, 44 William, corner <>f Wall street, ou Monday, 21st June, 1847. Kive per cent of the amount subscribed must^be paid at the period of subscription in ?|>ecie or bank bill*. The balance ol the subscription will be called for in instalments not eiceeding' 10 per cent.a* inay be required by the operation* of the Company, and nnon thirty day* previous notice. The following in the 2ith section of the By-Law:? ' Subscription to the capital of the Company, alter the mount may he $500,000. shall in preference be allowed to those who may then be stockholders, and to the eiteutof their then 1 ?k?" MWn KIIK.M II TRANSATLANTIC STEAMSHIP COMPANY ?Royal Mail. Thi- Steam Ship UNION, K. Hebert, <-*-^JSjIy^gLL5f'omtnander, take* her departure positively "" Saturday, the 24th instant '1 h? " er of/leroirfiire from France ia aa follows? The MISSOURI4'PHIA ?n &h of J"'V' fr.K0RK :: And from New York The PHiijADfcLPHIA Milton the 15th August. The MISSOURI ' 31,t * The NKW JORK ' tjtb Sent. The UNION ' ' 30th '' These Steam Ships i.re equal to any afloat, and commanded by sU'lTul and c.urteous navigators. When their transformation from war vessels to commercial ones is complete, they will be found as comfortable as any ships can be made. The Price of pusage from New York lor the first class is $121) r rom Havre I 000 francs. Wines will be charged extra, hut the prices will be very moderate. The freight in Havre is regulated by a lived tariff. The Ireighl from New York is ruled by the market rate. For further particular* apply to the office of the companv, 14 Broadway jylRr XJ??- KIR <Ji.ASUOW-|l,.gu|?, p?r.hel of t,?. ,'?h wny^, A"gnst- I he line new Dr. ntcket ship BROOKSfiiflinr "' Mm tons, Capt. Hugh McKweu, will *ail a* oovr, h?r regular diy. For freight or passage, having splendid accommodation*, ap. ply on board, foot of Roosevelt it. K. W , or to WOODHULL Ik MINTlfRN, IT Snath it The regular packet hark Adam < arr, 400 tons. Capt. Wright, will succeed the Brooksby, uid sail on her regular day. lY II f E NE1 NEW THE aubscribers offer for sale turnip seedj ol' tlir 9&Qk best kinds, vix :?roots baft*, or Swediah, show ball, M lop, jvblte globe, red globe, yellow llJobe. yellow atone, yellow Aberdeen, fail radian and spumeh, with a large and geueral assortment of garden seeds. Bene plant I'reah everyday. Choice and fragrant tloweriatall seasons of the year. DUNLAP fc THOMSON, jit Ut?m Beedsmen aud Florists, Broadway. ) mim COUNTRV SKAT FOR SALE -That very deK9 sirable residence in the Tillage of Tarry town. W>ataaA*. Chester county, fitted up by the late Mrs. Phillips, aud occupied for several years by K. Treadwell, Ks<|. ia now offered for aale. The house, which is about 46 feet by 40, with piazza frout and rear, is well finished and now iu pood order, with a green house attached. There nre alio on the premiaea carriage house, stable, ice house, gardener's houae, and other convenient out buildings. The grounda, about six acres, a.e well stocked with a great variety of choice fruit trees, shrubbery and ornamental trees, and the prospect is uot surpaaaed by auy spot on the Hudion river. For terms, itc., apply to the subscriber outhe premise*. jyU 30t*rc. C. V B. Q8TRANDKB. APARl'MtmTS TO LET, handsomely furnished TTj? or uufuruished, at 31 North Moore at. JJMr jy!4 Ut'm a PAVH^ION, NEW BRIOHTON, Staten Island ? The proprietor bega to inform hia friends aud the public, that he has made considerable alterations and improve menu in tlijs establishment since the lost season. He has erect d a large building, containing thirty-three rooms, altogether disconnected from the main body 6f the pavilion. These rooms are intended for gentlemen only; they are of a comfortable sixe, light, and well ventilated, and superior in all respects to those generally denominated single rooms in the varioos watering places throughout the country. The proprietor is now ready to treat with families orpartiss wishing to engage rooms for the season. Letters addressed to him at the City Hotel, Broadway, will receive immediate attention. A ueamooiii rani Dfiwctn r??w i or? una iiiw ongnuiB, ni tSe following hours, vii:? From New Brighton?At 8 and 11 A.M. and 1 and 6 P.M. From pier No. 1 North River, New York?At 9 A. M. and 12 M, and 3X, 3 and P. M, aud more frequent communication* will be established as the leaaon adrancei. Sunday Arrangement?From New Brighton at I A. M., li%, 6 P. M. From New York* at 9 A. M., 2 and 6X P. M. Music Nights?Tuesday, Thursday aud Saturday. 1 he Pavilion U now ready for the reception ol Company. ap? tfrc F. BLANGARD. new JfOKK AINU iiAKL'K.VI RAILROAD COMPANY 1 SUMMER ARRANOEMENT. ON AND Al'1^irTHuSsDAY7JiTniTloJi"1847. the Cars will run as follows, until further notice. Up tram* will leave the City Hall for Harlem Ik Morrisiana. Forhani St Tuckahoe Pleasantville, 6 30 A.M. WM'msBr'ge. Hurt's and Newcastle 7 " 4 30 A.M. White Pl'us. Bedford? ? " 7 " 7 A. M. Whitlickvllle 9 " 10 " 10 " CrotonJfalls. 10 " 11 " 4 P.M. 7 A.M. 11 " 3 P. M. 5 30 " 4 P. Al. 2 P. M. 4 3 " J 30 " * 4 " 6 30 " 5 " 5 30 " 6 30 " Returning to New York will leave? Morrisiana it Harlem. Fordham. Will'msBr'ge. Tuckahoe. 7 05 A.M. 6 S3 A.M. 45A.lvf 7 30 A.M. ? 10 " 7 45 " 7 50 " 8 4#" 9 " 9 09 " 9 03 " 1 20 P. M. 10 12 23 P.M. 12 15 P.M. 5 42 * 12 35 P. M. I 45 " 1 40 " White Pl'ns. 2 4 08 " 6 " 7 10 A. M. 3 " 115 " 6 08 " 8 33 " 5 20 " 753 " 7 44 M 1 P. M. 6 " 5 23 M 6 28 " 8 04 " Pleasautville. New Castle. Bedford. Whitlickville. 8 13 A M. 8 AM. 7 41 A M. 7 45 A M 4 13 PM. 5 P M. 4 51PM. 4 44 PM Croton Falls. 7 30 A M. 4 30 P M. The trains to aud from Croton Falls will not stop on New York Island, except at Broome street, aud 32d street. A car will precede each train ten minutes, to take up passengers in the city. The morning train of cars from Croton Fulls will not stop between White Plains and New York, except at Tuckahoe William's Bridge, and For dham. fcxtra trans on Sundays to liarlem ana Morrisiana, U line weather. Staves for Lake Mahopackand Danbury leave Croton Falls od arrival of the 7 o'clock A. M. and 4 P. M. trams, and for rawlings on arrival of the 7 o'clock A. \1. train. FARE FROM NEW YORK s To Croton Falls $1 00 To Whitlickvill 87* To Newcastle 75 To Pleas&iitville 62K To White Plains.. 50 Freight trains leave City Hall at 12 M. and at 7 P. M. Returning. leave Croton Falls at 7 A. M. and 9 P. M. CHEAP AND EXPEL)ITIUUS TUAVK LLIN (J TO THE WESTERN STATES AND CANADA. BY TAP8COTT'8 EMIGRANTS PASSENGER LINES, Office, 86 South street .New York. 'AjTiuh.icrihers continue to forward Emigrants and others to rtMpSrs of the Western States and ('anaila, at the very LOWEST RATES OF PASSAGE, by Railroad, Steamboat and Canal, to the following places, via Albany, Rochester, Buffalo and Pittuburgh :? Utica, Syracuse, Oswego, Auburn, Rochester, JJunalo, Erie, Pa. Cleveland, Huron, Sandusky, Manmee, Monroe, Toledo, Detroit, Mackinaw, Milwaukie, Racine, Southport, Chicago, tireeu Bay, Pottsville, Pittsburg, Pa. Wheeling, Portsmouth, Ohio. Parkersburgh, Cincinnati, Louisville, Ky. Hi. Louis, (iulena, Dubuque, Bond Head, Darlington, Hamilton, Whitby, Coburg, Uueenston, Kingston, Toronto, Saudwich. Montreal, And all other intermediate placet. Perioui proceeding to any part of the West, or Canada, would do well to call on W. U J. T. TAP8COTT, At their General Emigration Office, 86 South street, New York. Tapicott'i Emigrants' Travelling Guide can be had on application. free. m3Mt*rc KOK MA LE?Twenty rail road carts and six one horse wagons, iyid some two horse wagons, and are constantly taking KTorder, where they can be had at the shortesl notice if not on hand, where all kinds of carts, wagons and har ness can be had at the most reasonable terms, by MICHAEL MULLANE, Wagon Maker, No. M aud 30 Montgomery at., Jersey C.itv. N I Jel? KOR NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA AND EW YORK LINE. * m- m- <m mTO iKlRvF.RY frra?Y3. Ship OSWEGO, Captain Johnson. Sliip HUDSON, Captain Page. Ship CLIFTON, Captain Ingertoll. Ship LOUISVILLE, Capt. Hunt. Shin SARTELLE, Capuin Taylor. Baric GENESEE, Captain Mi not. Bark J. E; WILLIAMS, Captain Parker. Bark HEBRON, Captain Qreig. The above ships are all of the first class, of light draft of water, and commanded by the most experienced captains 111 the trade. Their cabins are handsomely furnished, and every attention paid to the comfort and convenience of the passengers. Neither the captains or owners of the above ships will be re sponsible lor jewelry, bullion, precious stones, unlver or plateu ware, or fo?any letters, parcels, or packages sent bv, or nut ou boaru of tliein, unless regular bills of lading are taken for the same, and the value therein expressed. For freight or passage, apply on board, at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall street, or to k. K. COLLINS, S6 South street. Agent in New Orleans?John Woodruff h Co., who will promptly forward all goods to their address. HAFTS ON THE NATIONAL BANK UF IRELAND. m- m. rfgy T beg t^TloJET their ^m?iT,and the public, wishing to remit money to Ireland, that they'draw drafts for large or small amounts, (payable without discount,) direct ou the National Bank of Ireland, Dublin, or any of the numerous branches throughout the country. Also, drafts can be obtained, payable in all parts of England, Scotland, and I Wales, ou application to W. 8t J. T. TAPS* 'OTT, afi 86 South street. New York. m m. m m TTNIOM LINU OK PACKETS MIK LIVEKPOOTU PASSAGE TO OK FROM LIVKRPOOL.?The following well known, fast sailing, and favorite packet ships, will sail from New York punctually on their stated days The AMERICA, ISOOtons, 3d July. " MEMPHIS, 1100 " 7th " " SEA. liion " loth " These magnificent ships have accommodations unsurpassed for Tallin second cnliin. mid iiassimivits. IVrsousahollt proceeding to the old country cannot select liner conveyance. Those wishing to send for their friend* ciin make ihe necessary arrangements with the subscribers, tin favorable terms, and have thein bronchi out in either of the above slur*. or by any of the spleudid slupt comprising the New L'pe of Liverpool racket*. W. 8c J. T. TAPSCOTT, jv2 rc Bli South street. mm m iTrmr BRowncST k MASTkwov, J.V den lane, having now completed their arrangements, beg leave to announce to their friends and the public, that passages to and from the Old Country can be secured on the most reasonable terms, in first class packet ships, sailing regularly from New York and Liverpool. They also guarantee that there shall he no detention, hut that emigraut* will he forwarded on presentation of their tickets. Drafts payable on demand on the knysl Bank of Ireland, andou Messrs. Prescott, (Jrote, Ames St Co., London. mv2.'i Iflt * rc P. W. BYKNKH m. I O.'S NKW YORK AND LIVKRPOOL EMIGRATION OKKICK. BYRNTTs^) , 16 Waterlo^lRoad, I are desirous of informing the public of the United States, that they have found the importance of a direct Agency for the purpose of placing within the power of the friends of the passengers coining out to this country, the immediate correspon deuce with a resectable establishment, from whom they csn rely for attention and favor towards their relations leaving the old country. Persons desirous of engaging passage! from Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Belfast, Londonderry, and Liverpool, direct to New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore or New Orleans, can do so on more favorable terms than can be obtained from any other house engaged in the business in this country; being the oldest and largest establishment 111 the passenger trade in Liverpool. . . , The many thonsand passengers that have sailed in the ships which have been despatched from our office in Liverpool, and the different |>ort* of Ireland for the last thirty years, is a fiiffi. cient guarantee of our ability to fnlfil with satisfaction any engagement for passengers that we may be favored with. DRAFTS AND BILLS OK KXCIIANUK giv?n for?any amount, payable on sight, at the National Bank of Ire land and its branches; and also <>n nU the principal towns of England and 8rntl?n<l without discount. A list of the Packet Ship* with their days of sailing, and the address of the Agents who act for us, can be had on application at this office. Apply or address by ? cq mtt 1m*rre 83 South street 1?- PACKJCT8 KoR llAVKK-SKt ON D LI N K.tflVW The ship ONEIDA, J. Kunck, master, will sail ou JBfiA? the Arst of August. BOYJ^ k HINl.KKN, I Agsou. W YO T YORK. THURSDAY M( LITEST FROM THE WAR QUARTER. | Three vessels have arrivsd at New Orleans, says the ' PtVayunej of the nth Inst., from Vera Crux, which left hereafter the MoKlm, viz the ship Zenobia, Captain ' (inney, the ship Atlas, ( apt Homans. and the bark I L.ewis, ('apt. Gerard. They all made quick passages to .he Ballze. By these arrivals the Picayune has accounts from ^era L ruz to the 6th Inst., three days after the McKim , tailed There had been no further arrivals from the truly of (ien. Scott or the city of Mexico, so far as we ;an learn Gen l'earce had not left Vera Cruz with his detachnent of troops. It was expected that he would do so In ;wo or three days The steamship Galveston had been sent up to Tampiso to bring a load of mules. Capt. Kinney, of the Zelobia. reports that she arrived at Vera Cruz on the norningof the 6ih Inst. The frigate Potomac bad sailed for the I'nited States. The steam frigate Mississippi was at Sacrlttcios. Capt. Kinney also furnishes the Picayune with thefol,owing items of ship news The ships Ashlnnd and Peter llattrick were discharging, and would sail, the former In about fifteen and the !atter in twenty days The sbip Agnes would shortly commence discharging, and sail In about twenty-five Jays. The ship Mederusob and bark Henry Harbeck, were waiting their turn to dlsoharge. The bark Antelope was discharging, and would leave soon. Several small vessels, on Government account, were waiting orders. The Picayune.'? files of papers from the city of Mexico, by way of Vera Crux, come down to the 39th of June. By way or 1'ampieo. too, we have tiles from the capital, but not later than the 16th. um fiucuuuu wu.i uini glTUIl IU UMCUVBl' KOlUeUllDg about the American prisoners in Mexioo. The following paragraph ii the only thing upon the subjeot we can find it is sufficiently indefinite, but shows that the prisoner!) had .left the capital. It is from El Rejiuhlicano of the 37th ult. Hukiutla.?The 180 Yankee priscuers of war whom the Government sent by this route, hare been detained at the above named town, and we learn that Uenerul (irary had not the necessary meant) of providing them with tood. The above scanty paragraph is all the intelligence we ;an And as to their departure from the capital. A summons for Congress to assemble, we tlnd in almost Bvery paper wo open. We presume It is to take into Bonsideration Mr. Buchanan'* letter, announcing Mr. Prist's appointment. It is certain that no quorum had been assembled up to the 29th ult. The Republicano publishes daily the list of members present and absent, rhey have several times come very near a quorum, and thare is douktl>'8t> a sufficient number of members in the oity to form one. Seventy-one are required?sixty-six were present on the '25th ult. The papers of the oity seemed to think that the American army would move from l'uebla about the 2d of June, l'hey say not a word in their later numbers of their own means of defence, or indeed of their own army, in this particular, they show perfect acquiescence to tho wishes of Sauta Anna. We see no allusion in the papers to the statement that Cien. Scott had given the government to the 30th ult. to consider Mr. Buchauan's letter before pushing ou to the capital. The Republicano Bays that our army io too Insignificant to advance, but hopes that it is truetbatUeu. Scott intends doing so, as it will afford a good tent of the fidelity of those Mexicans who have pledged themselves to defend the capital till death. This reads very much like a sneer at Santa Anna, and other Mexican officers. Arrests of editors are maklngfor maintaining the liberty of the press On the 26th ult., rumors which the Rrpublicano calls very alarming, were in circulation at the capital. It was said that the Mexican government had acceded to the mediation of Kngland; that the Knglish Secretary of Legation bad been down to Puebla, and returned on the 24th; that the object of his visit was to negotiate with Gen. Scott a treaty of peace; that the terms agreed on between them would be a surrender of the Californtas to the Americans, the reoognition of the independence of Texas, and the acknowledgment of the line of 30 degrees, as the northern boundary between the United States and Mexico. [This line would give Santa Ke and over a third of New Mexico to the United States ] The Republican!) has no faith in thetio rumor*. It denounces them as false, but at the same time in suoh a manner as to betray the fear that the rumors are true. The existence of these rumors confirms the information that Mr.Buchanan's letter was transmitted through the English embassy. Tho same considerations may lead the reader to uttach some faith to the term* of treaty which are enumerated above. The English Secretary returned to Mexico on the 34th, and Mr. Buchanan's letter was published on the UOth, and at tho same time these rumors obtained currency. Charges are made against certain parties, of smuggling large quantities of bullion from the capital. I). Pedro Prebot, ft wealthy Mexican merchant In Cordova, is denounced for carrying on an extensive and profitable commerce by furnishing supplies to <Jen. Scott. A party of nine Americans had been captured at Tlaxaia, with a Mexican guide. It was thought the latter would be shot. On the 17th of June. Gen. D. Ignncio Moro y Villamil and D. Jose Maria Oztega,left San Louis for the city of Mexico, the former to superintend the fortifications of Mexico, and the latter to conduct the trial of Arista. The government was issuing commissions to a large number of officers who distinguished themselves at Angostura? (our Duena Vista.) They are commissions for advauced grades. (Jen. Rincon has made his peace with Santa Anna, and has been restored to his former position. A letter from Ma/.atlan, dated June 0. speaks of the blockade a* being rigidly maintained br the < yaune.the razee Independence, and a small vessel called the Kliza. The Mexican troops stationed at Matehuilla were suffering excessively from sickness. Some of the new cannon recently cast have been tried and gave great satisfaction. The Rthuhlicuno demands that Gen. Arista be released from the fortress of Acapulco, and condemns Santa Anna for conflaing him without trial. On the 14th, Santa Anna released all prisoners eonfin d for political offences, Santa Anna had given a grand banquet on his birth day, the 13th of June, and is bitterly condemned for such ill-timed rejoicing. The Rrjiultlicano gives the particulars of the election of President, by which it seems there were eight candidates, Oen. Almonte, General Herrera, Santa Anna. Senor Angel Trias, Senor Ocampo, Senor Anaya, Senor Kloriago,and Senor l.nfrugua. Jalisco. Coahulla, VeraCruz. Tabasco, Yucatan. New Leon, California, and New Mexico, did not vote. There in, too, a dispute about the vote of Oajaco, a revolution having occurred ther* since the vote was given to (Jen. Hurera, and the new Legislature voted lor Santa Anna. The Hint article of the constitution provide* that, to make au election valid, three-fourths of the States untitled to a vote, must vote. As there were twenty-three States entitled to a vote at the late election, and only fifteen votes cast, being less than three-fourths, the election has failed. Now, how can the electors proceed to elect, says tho Rejiublicano, for having concluded its mission of forming a constitution, and sworn to the fundamental code, it has no power left to exempt itself from the operation of the law. The vote stands, as far as heard from, more in favor of (Jen. Almonte than Cen. Herrera. The former has the vote of four States, and the latter of only three. The Sun of Jlnahuac, a Spanish paper published at Vera Cruz. sayB " Kven now, tho Mexican press are not unanimously in favor of peace, for the Rrpublirann of the asth inst., the latest journal that has come to hand, contaius an editorial whioh still sustains the policy of war. There are also several paragraphs in that sheet, which describe (Jen. Soott'a army as being in a most disadvantageous condition for a successful attack on the capital Cen. Scoit. it was believed, according to a resolution adopted at a council of war, would make aa advance movement on the :28th inst.; but would not pass Itio Krlo until he had been further r< inforced. This, however. was only the impression at the capital.where It was not known that reinforcements wero continually arriving and setting out from various point* to swell tho mass of the ariny. There Is little to interest In the papers just received, apart from the notices in reference to the war. The government had issued a decree, declaring all mercbun ai?? proceeding u> tne interior, from the line occupied by the North American forces, subjeot to oapture and confiscation a* booty to the troop*. OFFICIAL DESPATCHES. Uniteo State* Steamer Scour tit:, ) Off Tubafco, July I, 1?47. \ Sir : I have the honor to report that, in obedience to your order of yesterday, I proceeded with the United State* steamer* Scourge and Vixen to the village of Tamultay, (distant from thin by the river about eight miles.) which, owing to the want of knowledge of the channel of the river, together with the many Hhort bend*, and a strong current, we did not. reach until lh. 4Mn., p. in. ; aud landed from the two ve**el* sixty-seven Hinall-armed men and officer*, and marched to the village ; on reaching which, we learned that the American force* had been there aud gone. The object* of the expedition having been accomplished, we embarked again, with the Intention of returning last evening; but after droppiug down the river a mile or *o, the Scourge grounded, and we remained there until davlight; when, by the aid of the United State* steamer Vixen, we succeeded in getting her off without injury, and reached our anchorage here at 7, a in. After getting off, the least water we had down was eleven feet. Lieutenant Commanding Smith Inform* me that the least water, up or down, that the Vixen had, wa* eight foot The river i* rising, and, at it* present stage, there i* abundance of water for a vesself drawing eight feet. Termit me to commend the good oonduct aud zeal of tbo*e under my command during the expedition. I have the honor to be, *lr. respectfully, your obedient

servant, SAMUEL LOCK WOOD, Lt. Commanding U. 8. steamer Scourge Commander A. Bioici.ow, commanding U. 8. steamer Soorplon, and senior officer at Tabaaco, Uwiticd State* romh-vkmei. Etna, ) Off Tabasco, July 1, 1H47. $ Sir :?I had the honor of receiving your letter of the JIHh ult. on the :10th, and was gratified to find that von had sent a reinforcement. My force, prior to the arrival of Captain Higelow. wa* sufficient to have enabled me to ho:d nommand nf the elty, alway* subjeot. however, to the annoyance of the enemy. We were surrounded bv a force of four or five hundred men, 9on?tantly Increasing in number, and all communication with the interior cut otl It therefore appeared to me to be very desirable that we should have a sufficient force to drive the enemy off ; the con*e<|Uence of which will be, to Inspire the peo pie who have fled from the city, with confidence, and that they will thorvfore return to their home* and oocu RK H )RNING. JULY 22, 1847. pations This I hare invited tUern to do by proclama- poi tlon ncu Captain Bigelow had a skirmish with the enemy yes- ant terday, of which his report will give you th* particulars roo I hare the honor to enclose the report of Lieutenant I Commanding Porter, respecting* skirmish with the ene- sio: my mentioned in my last communication. In ' I have on board 75, said to belong to I'eter M. th? Paillet, who calls himself an American oitizen This roc money wm found burled back ?f the store which ad- Art joins the government house; and the Information of its del being there was communicated to Captain Bigelow by 1 Captain Taylor, who was present with three of his men an when it was found. It was taken up in the presence ret and under the direction of Lieutenant Wm. L. Blanton. he who delivered It to me. by order of Captain Bigelow. W You may feel assured, sir, that no foolish feeling of thi envy or jealousy will prevent my giving Captain Bige- in< low, at all times, my cordial support and assistance. m< 1 have, by proclamation, closed all liquor shops and de coffee bouses foi The health of the men is better than was expected, 1 considering the harassing duty to which they have been in subjected and the heat of the weather wc Hoping soon to have the pleasure of seeing you again th I have tne honor to be, sir, your obedient servant. co (3. J. VAN BRUNT, Commander Igi Commodore M. C. Pi hky, su Commanding Home Squadron. I th ir u . ?? o ? *A? ' ur M. oiftiinMi nrunilj, JUQP'JI), IB4,. Sir Agreeably to your order that I should furnish an you with a report of the skirmish between a detachment of seamen from this vessel and a party of Mexicans, yesterday evening, I have to state that, after the exerci?e of ,-unall arms aud field artillery in the plazti, I 80 marched my men hack of the Hpanlsh consul's house, intending to take them through the different streets, for the purpose of giviug confidence to the inhabitants. M At the back of the consul's house my attention was ul very much attracted by the facilities with which an enemy of ordinary oapauity could approach directly to the plaza without fear of detection, as no sentries could * perceive them, and followed the path, seeking the marks ~j of those persons who fired on the sentries the night previouH. We had sufficient evidence .that this path had J? been used by the Mexicans. We tracked them to a 01 house not a musket shot from the square, where .. they had evidently left their horses, which we sup- ' ' posed to have been twelve or fourteen, by the J appearances. This path brought us into the mala street ; and I was about to return to the plaza, when " muskets were fired by an officer and three men, whom I jr had sent in advanc* to give the alarm. If necessary I ! went to the spot, and found that they had fired on the .' mounted picquet guard of the Mexicans, who Immediately retreated. Here, it appears, the Mexicans had cr rendezvoused for some days, judging from their fires . being still lighted, and the marks of soldiers ; ami after ^ reconnoitring the place, 1 murehedabout again, with the P? intention of returning to the plaza, not thinking it pru- ' " dent to go any farther. We had not returned twenty " yards before we were attacked in the rear by a large body of man?1 should say over a hundred, judging from their heavy fire?and I ordered the men Immediate- r ly to attack thein. which they did with great spirit, and K1' followed them up from bush to bush, and house to house. ? At this time 1 had with me only twenty men and four officers; but our carbines, consisting of twenty-five M men. came up when they heard the firing, and took position on the right side of the road, where they kept up .. u galling fire upon every man who showed himself, until the fire of the Mexicans ceased entirely, and they had j~' left their position. The damage we did the enemy I am " unable to state, as I only saw two met fall myself. Not a* knowing what force the enemy might be in, I made no ? search, but marohed my men into town, bringing in the wounded?one severely hurt, and one other slightly. These are the facts connected with the case. No inon could have behaved better than the oflloers and seamen, C. while under a heavy fire and opposed to an invisible c< enemy who was shooting at them from every bush. They ei showed an admirable adaptation to this species of fight- v< ing; and but for the imprudence of one or two, we ci should not have had a man hurt. w Much to my surprise, the Mexicans behaved with snl- cl rit, anil yielded their ground apparently with great reluc- o: tanoe. This convince! me that tbey were In much hi greater force than I bad at first estimated. 1] I do not think any danger whatever la to be uppre- c bended from an attack on the town from the class of ii men we encountered. They were what in termed regu- o lars, but their firing wan no bad that it was completely b thrown away. t I have Bluet) learned that they retreated that aight to li the nearest village. t Very respectfully, your obedient servant, o DAVID D. l'ORTKR, Lieut, (,'ora'i?. c Commander O. J. Van Brunt, Governor of Tabasco. d ARMY INTKLMOKNCK. ? The steamship Kaliny did not sail hence till Sunday u morning, and the Telegraph only yesterday. The propellor hudora goes to-day. These three vessels will to- . gether take over to the Rio Grande the Ohio regiment. We have no report of the different companies going by ^ each vessel.?Iftw Orleans Picayune, 13(A intt. navat. intklucknck. h We understand that orders have been received by p the commandant of the Gosport navy vnrd, for building u a war steamer (one of the four ordered to be built.) of a! tbe first clafs, of upwards of 278 feet length, and 72 feet u breadth, including wheel houses The wheels are to be V vertical, and the engine of .r>00 horse power.?Norfolk s< Beacon. \$tk init. e tl Spontaneous Combustion. o [From the Washington Union, July '21.] si A remarkable incident has taken place in the steamer p Mississippi, to which Commodore Perry refers in the fol- t lowing letter addressed to the Navy Department:? v " United States elau-ship Mississippi, ) b ' Anton Liiardo, July 4,1847. J J " Sin ?I have to apprise you of a somewhat remark- n able incident which has occurred in this ship. ri " The coal, In the waist bunkers, took tire the night ti before last by spontaneous combustion, and has contin- a ued to show evidences of ignition; but, by the excellent a discipline and conduct of the officers and men of the tl ship, it has been easily suppressed, though it will be ne- a c.essary to remove It all from the ship. * * * h " I nave the honor to be, your most obedient servant, tl M. C. PERRY, ti " Commanding Home Squadron. tl 'To the Hon John V. Mason, st neoreiary 01 me rxavy, Washington Ulty, U. pi We add the following interesting and graphic descrip- t? tion of |thi? incident from the Motile llrgisltr of the tl irtth in ft We understand, from an Intelligent officer of w the Navy Department, that spontaneous combustion in p< no stranger to the Knglisli coal, and that the moot ef- K: lioient remedy for tkose cases Ih to shift the coal fre- M tuently in the bunkers. ami to introduce steam-pipes at into the body of the coal?the steam promptly abating c< the heat and extinguishing the (lame. Thin expedient tl ban been proposed by an Knglish engineer. nml approved w by the admiralty. ti is [From the Mobile Kegister, July 13 ) n Kirk on iioahd tiik U. 8. Sti.a.m Khisatk Minn- a] ?iri i.?The United States brig Washington, Lieutenant ti Commanding S. r. Lee, eight (lays from Anton Llzardo, ir arrived off Mobile Point yesterday morning, bound for o Pensacola. Lieut. Rogers of the navy, bearer of den- p patches to Washington, who came a passenger in the H Washington, was placed on board a pilot-boat outside 8 the bar. and reached here last evening. ti We are indebted to Lieut. Rogers for the information o that, on the morning before the Washington sailed, the ti steamer Vixen arrived from Tabasco, bringing lntelli- g gence that, shortly after Commodore I'erry left Tabasco, 1' Commander Bigelow, who had been left in charge of that si post, went about six miles from the town and attacked, o; acd put to rout, a largely superior force of the Mexl- g cans, with the loss of two killed and some six or eight p wounded. ti The Mcxican loss not ascertained. Lieut. Rogers un- d derstood the Mexicans were commanded bv Colonel ti (farcin, anil that tbey numbered soma Ave or nix hun- fa dred. Commander Blgelow's command consisted of ? some threw hundred sailors and marine*. Commodore u Perry ?u preparing to nail for Tabasco. Nothing later p had Deen heard from < Jeneral Scott, and there wax ne h new* at Vera Cruz. The Karltan and the Potomac (the h former from Tabasco and the latter fr?m Vera Cruz.) hi had Hailed for Norfolk. a There were lying at Anton I.Uardo the steamship* t Mississippi and Vixen, and the nhipn Albany, (irfrman- n town, Jonn Adams and Oecatur The health oi the n squadron VM good. The Washington left Anton I.Uar- fi do on the evening of the 4th Instant. tl We are Indebted also to Lieut. Roger* for the follow- c ing account ot a Are on board the *team*hip Mississippi: * On the night of the'id July, about 10 o'clock, shartiy ft after the officer* and rrew of the MisHisslppi had turned ti in. an alarm waa heard from the englne-rooin, from one ri of the engineers, calling earnestly to tne firemen to bring j? bucket* of water. The order had ehortly before been || giren to hare *team at daylight, and the Are* had ju*t been kindled Smoke wax at the name time seen to riae from the neighborhood of the ateam chimney, and a *mell of burning pine wood wa* perceptible throughout V the xhip. O The commodore immediately gave the order to beat tl to quarter*, and proceeded with Ueut. Coin Sidney 'I' Smith Lm to the engine room, to aacertain the arena h and cauae of the Are The officer* and crew piomptly ci repaired, by divisions, to their stations for extinguish* n ing the Are. Preparation* were at once made for flood- C ing the magaxine, and line* of men formed to pas* wa- r< ter in bucket* from the gangway and port to the deck above the boiler*. Trom which the *moke wa* Issuing It The getting up of steam wa* accelerated to command tl the powerful aid of the engine in pumping water when it might be needed, and thu* make flro Aght Are. The o putupa and tire engine, which a day or two before had < been, with their ho*e, examined and found in order, were o| quiokly rigged, and streams of water poured in the di- la rection of the smoke, it wa* the conjecture of the engi- tr titer* that the felt above thu boiler* was on Are, and wa* ti igniting the deck above It The deck above the boilers tr was promptly scuttled, and the water directed through te the holes thu* tqade The smoke and smell of turpentine still continued to p' Increase in the engine-room, rendering the atmosphere re almost too suffocating for endurance Meantime, the Iv uncertainty that existed aa to the cauaa and location ?f di the Are, evidently not at the point from whloh the amok# th and *mell proceeded, ooc??ionrd ths officer* to vl-ilt be every part of the ship, and feel carefully with the hand *u for the place of greatest heat. This, at last, wa* di*?overed to be In the *tarbr>ard coal \ i bunker, amidships, the Inner aide of which wax heated lal Intensely, as wa* In a lesa degree the woodwork In Immc. In dlate contact with It About the aanin tuna, on lifting m< the plate*over th? manhole* In the ?par deck, by order ea of the commodore?who. from the Arst. had eonjestured (Ji that the oo??-bunker wa* the real sosne of the Are co smoke wa* found to Issue from the manhole In the Mar* til board waist, nearest the part ot the coal-bunker which e<| was found to be heated below. in Streams of water from buckets and hoso wer? at once th ERA ired down through the manhole, and through a co; ttle cut in the deck above the point of greatest neat, wi 1 the hutfocal <ng .'moke. heat, and odor in the engiue- tb m were fouud to diminish sensibly *' t wan now known that the Are could hare been occa- po oed by no othrtr cause than ?pontaneoua combustion pe the coal bunker. The slide ur the shoot below, on pr< i opening of which the coal rushed out into the fire ad >m. wax carefully cloned ; and no possibility existed of an ) having been intentionally communicated by an ill- du 'lining person, had thnre bad been such Id the ship wti rhe coal bunker being thoroughly Hooded, the heat pel d smoke had so far disappeared, that at 13 o'clock the soi reat was beat, and one watch left to remove the wh ated coal, and provide for the safety of the ship. sh< hen the coal was all discharged, a beam which ran I rough it was found charred to the depth of half an 11m :h, having the appearance of having been exposed not irely to an immense heat, but to flames ; and the rk above it was likewise charred in the same manner ' a space of ten feet. On the following night a growing heat was discovered Pr< the larboard midship bunker, and in the adjoining P? >od work. One watch of the crew was turned out, and e removal of the coal commenced In getting out the pri al. the part of it was reached where the prooess of Pe nit ion was going on. Lamps of coal were taken out ttleleutiv hot to be Gainful to touch, and narticles had p0 e appearance of cinder*. The presence of aulphur in Pu iusuuI quantities in this coal, was apparent to sight 01 ,d smell. H, Nothing could be finer than the display of order and t'1 scipline, and high moral courage exhibited by every lir, an aud boy in the Mississippi, throughout the appalling u eue. At one time the heat aud smoke in the nn(;iue iom were perceptibly increasing, in defiance of the ef- wi rts made to arrest the progress of the Ore, which waa tpected every moment to break out in flame, still more oi'onquerable. to Yet in thia hhip, loaded with powder and shells filled T id fuzed, nothing waa seen but order, aubordination. T ad a universal effort of each to perform, with iteal, hia ?< [lotted duty. There waa no noiae, no confusion, no it nnecessary orders. Thoae that were necessary were ven with calmness, and in the ordinary toue of comand tl Though several foreign vessels-of-war were n?ar the ol iaaiaaippi, and the beat to quarters, the rapid anil re- tl muding stroke of the pumps, and the smoke issuing h Din the engine room must have been perceptible to thu J) irroundlng shipping, yet so evident was the capacity of tc ie ship, for the present at least, to take oare or herself, t* at the compliment waa paid her of tendering no offer tr assistance. though assistance would have doubtless 01 en cheerfully rendered had the emergency been more oi itioal. The officers and crew of the Misaissii pi have frequent- v of late been under the fire of the enemy: but thecomsure with which they performed their duty bears no . I inparison to the moral aublimity of their bearing in the . esence of thia far more appalling enemy. Thia composure was especially meritorious in the I'omodore and hia acting captain, who, having in other re- .. ects the same stake with the officers and crew, had beles to bear the awful responsibility to the service and untry of the threatened loss by lire of the second and aP it of those magnificent steamers, which, though built go ven years ago, have not aince in any country been sur- vi tsaed, If they have been equalled. wi Tlila notice is published with the motive of putting * 1 lose who sail steamers on their guard against one of the ingers that menace them from unsafe fuel, and at the hi ,me time of relieving any anxiety that may be felt oi nong those having triends on board the Mississippi, at m ly exaggerated account they may have of the fire on jard ofner. ^ The Indian Country.?We have aeen in our J" xchanges, and liav? hud sent to ub, several ac- w >unts of Indian disturbances on and beyond our west- hi n frontier, representing some of the tribes to be in a urv condition, nnnimifclinir <lfenr?<tii.t.irma ntmn nr own citizens.and acts of hcntility against each other. hich may lead to a general Indian war. Although the b liarge la not directly brought against the government, f having neglected the proper precautions to prevent joh occurrences, It ha*, in several instances, been strongr insinuated. Any one, however, who has at all partiulnrly noticed the accounts that have been circulated ! 1 the papers, must have observed that they refer to one rtwo actual occurrences only; but, In consequence of n eing varied In form In different papers, and of the in- u ermingllng of comments, and the addition of particu- a irs, for the most part probably imaginary, they appear o a casual observer as narrations of sa many different f ccurrences. The original accounts are no doubt highly olored.as no intelligence has been received at the Inlian office, from its agents, Indicating present or future ? langer of anything like actual hostilities between uny of !i he tribes, or of any meditated attacks or depredations pon our citizens. We understand that it is no unusual ircumstance for interested persons on I he frontier, greatr to magnify the slightest disturbance among our 1 ndian "J1 opulation, for the purpose of inducing the government ., 3 call out troons, so that they may benefit by the ex- I J J1 endltures to which such a measure gives rise. There \ ave, it is true, been collisions between hunting or other | ,, arties of different tribes. Home of the Sioux, who are j restless and daring people, divided Into separate bands j 8e nd scattered over an immense extent of country, have i lade attacks upon parties of the Omahas, Ottoes, and /innebagoef; the Cumanclius upon the Pawnees; aud ^ ouie of the latter. a short time since, attacked a party of migrantsVn route for Oregon, aud robbed them of some of lieiroxen. These occurrences were far out beyond the line 01 f our military posts, and were such as no human presence could have anticipated. The tribes between 1 arties of which the collisions took place, have for a long | 0 ime been quiet, and apparently well disposed towards j ach other, as Is probably now the case with the great ' c ody of them. The attacks were doubtless not preme- n iluted, but weru accidental, arising out of the sudden meting of the parties, and their instinctivo and natunl love of enterprise and war. Measures have been aken to obtain peaceable possession of the ringleaders mong the Sioux in the outrages committed by them, nd to induce them to make reparation to the tribes 1 bey have Injured. In order to effeot this object, their nnuities in money, provisions, and goods, will be witheld from them by the government, which is a measure " 1U* alnruufl ItrfllllKlHA ttlH MtrontSl?Mf. offort. llfifirt un Id.liutt -ibe. Ah with civilized communities, tho stoppage of leir supplies rarely fails to bring them to terms Hut 01 lould they refuse to glvo up the guilty partieH for hucLi jnishment as it may be found they merit, and ax hos iges for theii future good behavior, the demand for icin will he backed by an adequate military force, " hich hail been ordered into their country for that pur- " >se. should its employment therefor become necessnry. rom the last accounts received, there appeared, howrer. no probability of their committing any further ,l its of hostility. The route to Oregon in through the >untry south of tho I'latte river, which in occupied by le greater portion of the Pawnee Indians. who are a ? ild. lawless, and somewhat roving people. In addition *' > the attack upon the party of emigrant* referred to, it supposed, from the fact of their having u ooniiderable J: umber of mules in their pomesslon, that titey have loo been concerned in toiiiu of those upon our ^ ains between Missouri and Santa Ke. Then* luled tliey have, however, recently delivered up, ? n the demand of a person sent for tbo pur- J! one by the commanding officar at Kort Leavenworth? J" y treaty stipulation, they surrendered to tho I'nlted tates ali their country south of the I'latte, and agreed j'remove north of that river; and the commanding !llcer of the troops which, it is expected, are by this me on the march to establish the lirst post on the Ore- , on route, (which will be where that route strikes the ! latte,) has been instructed to break up their villages u >uth, ami oom|M*l them to remove and to remain north ri f that river, lie is also to obtain the principal persons nilty of the attack which has been mentioned, for pro- . ?r punishment, and to be held as hostages for the fuire good behavior of the tribe. They are the only Inians this side of the liocky mountains, with the exoepon of the roving < uinanclies ?those Bedouins of our . tr western prairies?likely to molest our citizens emlrating to Oregon; and when they shall have been driven " orth of the I'latte, and confined there, and the military osts contemplated on the route to that territory shall ave been established, which will soon be the ease, it is elieved that emigrants may go forward with entire nfety An officer of rank and experience has been spe. ially charged with the protection and quiet of the fron- v ler. He has already a respectable force under his com- " land, and has authority to call for more, should it be ecessary. Kvery effort will be made to confine the dif * rent tribes as much as possible within the limits of e lieir own country, and to prevent their molesting our d Itizens, whether emigrants or others; and from Ibe tl eal, ability, and experience, particularly in Indian at- A lirs, of the officer referred to, the most sanguine expeo- I' itions are entertained that nothing will occur to inter- ol up*, hi. mi seriously, me peace 01 our inmurr, ur ui "I iopard th? safety of our cltlzena emigrating 1,1 ocky mountain* IKu?/iing/?u I'mnn. July I .1. W Union of tiik Pacific and riiK Atlantic.? "J Vf hti* informed that affreat, company lor 01) nit ing the two ocean* by tin- lake of Nicaragua. is on ie eve of being definitively constituted in llvlgium 'he recent importance which the coin in err* of I'ollnesla as acquired, ami the discovery ofa rich mine of atone sal on the Coast of California, united to the increasing lations with ( ninn and the state* of the Western of oaat of America, give to thin enterprise a character of lallty and great Interest to the commercial world The following article, translated trom the Official ^ lazrttt. refers to the present position of Belgium with lo Republic of (iuatemaia ? C Rki.om m **n <?i atkwai.* ?Thn contract to populate ~ ur l-.aetern < "asts entered into with the Company of U olonlialion which has resided In UrusseU, necessarily " nened an intercourse between thn former and the jf| tier courtry. which cannot otherwise tb:?n be useful W) i the two and which ft is dally expected will draw ?l? ghter the feeling of friendship, add bioomn more ex- W nsivo, as it will comprise other obj'-cts of mutual in rest itnd reciprocal profit. The company unfortunately has not been able to dif ?se of funds, or to estabiUh the credit upon which it ckoned in its first calculation,and at present It soarcerexist*. Hut the lleiglo (ioviirniiient shows itself ( sposed to adopt measures which shall Indirectly favour o enterprise of populating our coasts, beoausc it will n the means of augmenting their exports, and the con- frl option of their manufactures here ?r^ To promote thi ?e arrangements,Mr. Kdward lllondell or in <ue|cbrouok arrived( harge lies AITairs. lie has wl .ely returned, taking with him a project of .agreeuie nt virtue of which, if it i? approved, the llelgio Oovern>nt will undertake the opening of a road of eomrnuuition by the navigation ol the Motagua as far as ^ ulan. and of a railway ?s far as this city, which will C mtnence to be opened at liolh extremities at the same re ne, and when concluded, a peuge (toll) will be recover fur the Indemnification of the capital which maybe * vested, which, a* baa been calculated, will not be less " an two millions of dollar*, i acillty and cheapness of LD. ?y~? | lmmm WW "?M. I nveyanoe will augnMot the value of our produce tber II c?u.? on products, tu?y will cBtup'llcIu e pricc of our Uftd*. our boimiaH/.V. lh this element of riches, when ?r have ft wm rtio->al to the extension of our territory How oroirou* will be the face which our beloved country wUl wilt' At present, for want of road* to draw out the vantages which Its immense and fertile land*, lu riota d varied mine*. It* exquisite timber and natural proctions afford, it is incapable of dnrlving the benefit* lich its privileged geographical situation with it* per tutaal spring,offers. That thia road, the promoter of much benefit may be opened, we Quatemaleans, to 10m the prosperity of the country Is not indifferent, >uld desire Mr Blondell goes animated with the desire of inclint hii Government to undertake thU great work eilpplnga frera our Foreign RIIm. The chamber of Peer* of Kranoe, on the 'J7tli ult, 3Jucfd diaries against the Lieutenant General Deem-i ubi. in. i'eer of France; Mr Parmentier. (Mariecolas-Philippe Auguate,) Mr. Leu Henry Alain Pellat. ex-Oenerai-Receiver; and Mr. Jean Baptiste Teste, r of Kranoe Against Mr Deapana-Aubiere*. Mr. rmentier and Mr Pellapra, for having in the year 1M2. rrupted by oilers, present* and gift*, the Minister of iblic Woik*, in order to obtain the oeasion of a mine rock-salt, situated at Gouhenana, Department of auti -Soriu, and of hav ng used at the same time In nidation to obtain a part of the fund* Mr. Teste is rused of having, when he wu Minister of Pnblle ork*. accepted presents and gifts. for performing a ity which he was bound to perform without being r?irdmi in any way. On these fact*, according to the 7th, 179th aud lO.ith article* of the penal oode, Metan. ?*pann Aubleren, I'armentler, Pellapra and Teiite, are i be hout before the Court of I'eera to be tried, be tour accused were Interrogated on the Utfth ttlt. he names of the attorney* who are to defend them are at yet known, except that one of Mr. rarmentier. who, is xaid, will be Mr. Berryer. This affair ban created d immense sensation in Paris. A great riot took place at MulhouM, (Haut Rhin.) on la 'J'.'th uit. During the morning, under the pretence f a high price for bread, a crowd, composed of a mob of ie lowest kind, ran through the eity and pluadered the ouHen of nearly twenty oakers and wine merchants, urlng the pillage of one of the baker-shops, the Lieumant-Colonel of the IHth regiment of light Infantry, sing prefixed by the rioters, was obliged to order bits 'oops to tire, aud four person* were killed by the dlslargo. The I.leutenant-C'olouel was very much Injured I the I'ac'j. A great many arrest* were made. The Moniltur, of the 33d June, published an ordinance r which Mr. the Couut Dejenn. member of the Chamir of Deputies, Chancellor of State, is named Oener*l irector of the administration of the Post Office, In ice of Mr. Comte, whose age and debility inoapaeited him for business. It i* said that Mr. Dtijeui is a ry learned man In that line, and will improve the reach poKtttl system by his knowledge. The rumor of a vice kingdom to be erected in Algeria, pears to be true. General Bedean is to be the general vernor of the Algerine army, and the Due D'Aumale ce king. Should any thing of that sort occur, what II other government* say 7 It Is, as a matter of OOUTM, bard case, diplomatically speaking. One of the brothers Rothschild, residing in London, is put himself forward as a candidate to represent the ty of London in Parliament. This may give rise to uch debate, an Jejrs, we believe, are not eligible. The celebrated Dufavel, the workman who, some ten mri u irr\ wu a tmriuil eiv ilu?s In ?* < ?!! *" J ved from death. as If by a miracle, perished from * rnilar event on the 19th ult., at Ileyrieux, near Lyon*, ith four of Lis companions; among them ware two of I* nephews. Tho Minister of the Interior sinned, on the 30th alt., le decree by which Mr. Duponchel is to be the new lauager of the French Academy ltoyal of mimic; he will a associated with Mr. Nestor Koqueplan. Central America.? We have received Gautelala paperB up lo the 8th ult., and we are pleased o And that there is a spirit prevailing in that oommuity, which, if steadily persevered in, cannot fall shortly, nder favourable circumstance*, to place the country In state of peace and prosperity. In conaefuence of a scarcity* anticipated In the quality of food ill Central America, the following deer* as been issued by the president of Oautamala:? 1)k< rck.?"1. Foreign flour shall be exempt from all ustoiuH, or maritime duties, which may be imported ito the Kepublic, during six months, commencing from le date of this decree. The (lour ol' the country shall also be exempt uiii umj uuvjj vi luipi'nb, iUl uir llivtl borui OI 111 ontlis; and therefore, It shall neither pay tba guard lties. nor municipal taxes: but it shall coutlnue to pay ie hospital dues hitherto exacted ,ln this city, and In nit of Antigua. < iautemala. and iu Quexaitenango. (iiven in tba 1'alace of tbr Government of Oaatamala, iu Jd June, one thousand, eight hundsed and forty ven. 8cr.ni: i* * Cointhv Sriioni. Ilocir.-Ma?tk*? lmt's the population of Ireland ' Hi hoi.** ? Kight million*. Muti.b - Are tbe climate and noitof Ireland favorable, r other wine ' Pt rn.? Both are very favorable. Maitrr?Doe? Ireland possess fueilties for carrying n commerce ! Prm.?She does, In an eminent degreo There lit ao Duntry of Its aize on the face of the world which baa to lany harbors. and ho many navigable riven. Master?Has she any commerce ' Pufii.?No. Ma-tka?What are Ireland's ohief productions ? Pi rii,?Poverty and rags. Master-Now turn over a leaf. What is the populaion of tbe U nited States ' PuriL?Twenty millions or more. Maitrr ?Are tbe climate and soil of the I.' nlted States ivorable, or otherwise ' Peru..?Both are very favorable. Master ?Do the United .States possess faoilitie* for nrrylng on commeroe ? Peru..?They do. in an eminent degree. Maitbr.?lias the United States any commerce7 PrriL.?Yea. The amount of our commerce is greater tan that of any other nation In the world except one Kngland?uad before ten years it w"l be greater than er's. Master ?What are the chief productions of the Unit I Stlltew ' Prrn.. ? Kverything that Is nec?;?g*ry to human exisnce. as well as everything that is Iftuxury of lift*. Master ?Very good. Now antf?r me this question, au siiy that Ireland has a population of eight million* people, which Is nearly one half of the population of e United States?that her soil and climate are very vorable for producing human sustenance?that she isseKses extraordinary facilities fer carrying on comerce. but that she has no commerce, and that her lief productions are poverty and rags?while tbe Unld States, with tbe same facilities, produce* every thing lat is necessary fur huuian existence and comfort, and is a very extensive commerce Now will you inform ie. if you please tf the cause that produce* this great iffereuc* in tbe two count rie? ' pi rn..- I think I can, sir The people are alike indusrlous in both eouutries, but the misfortune U, that the :lsh are onliged to give two-thirds of their earnings to lie government, in the shape of taxes, while we in Arneica do not give one-flftleth Maiiik.?Pray explain. Prhi*.. ? In a word, sir. The Irish are ground down y an aristoerary and a monarchy, while we In America ossess liberty iu the fullest sense of the term Master.? what moral do you draw from tbe premises' Pi rn..?That Americans ought to be very careful of lie privileges they are blessed with, aud should be the ppniients of monarchy and aristocracy iu every shape, F they wish to perpetuate their institutions. M aster.?Capital. Mlwellnnrow*. It is said that there are between five and six hundred 'letters at Old Point, where they h*ve brilliant balls and ther entertainments every night The commencement exercises for Hamilton ( ollege rill take place on Wednesday, the 37th Inst The lltrary anniversaries are to be held *s follow*:?On Moniiy evening, J.*>111 lust , there will be an address before ie Society or Christian Hesearch, by the Rev K. W. ndrews of Troy (In Monday evening, the usual Prix# eolaniation <>n Tuesday morning, the anniversaries the Phoenix and I 'nion societies On Tuesday, an atlon before the Sigma Phi, by the Her. John W ruwn, -'i ivj. nnu in vnc hiutdohii inn mi ml addrt ?* before the Aaaoelalion of the Alumni, by e Her Joel 1'arker. I). I)., of Philadelphia. followed by piiSlin dinner l"?>r the Alumni In the evening, the adi-hb before the l.lterary SoeletieH, by the Ke? Dr. Ban, of New Daren. It I* fluid that the hell of the Inirercallat Church In ternhaui. lia* been attached and Hold by the former tor. Fife cnwii of yellow U ver witi reported by the Board Health in New Orleans, for the week before lant. The :uth annual examination of the Albany Ketnal* ademy wni concluded on Thurflday afternoon. 'YK AND KAK-Dr POWKLL, Otohat, Anri.t, he. i 2HI Bruailway, comer ol Warren atreet, attend* tcluiirefo itiacaaes of Ilie Kyi aod Kar from 9 till i o'clock. Dr. well Imajuit publiihrd a |Mipalar treatiae on the Eye, with (raviiifi.Irn., '>0 cent*, tnualtu 75 centa, compriiina a criptioa of it? mhu my, pliYiiology, diieaaeiand treatment, th rule* for the aelertioii of a|iectaclea, he. To t* had a* >ve. anil at Biiriceaa k Mtnocei'a, Berford k Co., Kowler k ell*. an'l of booklet rt generally. jyl 30(*rc < i.Tithinu. A KIILL AND KASHIONABLE BUIT, R K A U V MADE, MOM at thic clot'iincTWahehousk,; T*v>t*r x Rnltoa JOTII K.?The antucribera inform the publn- that thar " have jual received iieir iup|>lv of Mineral Watera direct >m the H|iriii|{i, inch ? Hharou, Bine Lick, Seltxer, Keaain r, Vichy, he. he., all particularly beneficial at tliii aeaaon the yeir. They fulfill, aa iniial, all orden for the ?*me, lioleaale and retail, at (heir eitabliahmenti. No. t Park Kow d Ml Broadway, near Prince afreet. DKLUJChCO.. je?t Tflt*r Sole ineeeaaora to Place h Sonillard SOI.AR I,AMI'**. (IIKANDOLKS, II All. 1.4N> TIIORNX l ea Tray., he.- - The Iilbarriber I. .. now ady lor inspection one of the haat selected itoekJ ol tn? ?)?? artielea in thia city Conntry dealer!, rhiireliea. "" '' j III tVivnte fa m i lie a, will fiu<l it to tl.eir ail> - t-Ui- t.? call and tamiine the al.o?e .toek. which wilUwiold N jy 14 3Qt*rc IJI Kullon ?t. out door ?a?t ol firc-th*

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