Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 2, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 2, 1847 Page 1
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TH \ ol. XIII. No. MUWholi No. *837. Tin: NEW YORK HERALD ESTABLISH ME NT, (orth-wmt cornor of Pulton and Hums Ma. JAMES GORDON BENNETT. PROPRIETOR, j CIRCULATION KOKTY THOUSAND. DAILY HERALO?E*ery day, Price 2 cents per copy?47 liper nnnum?payable in adt*nce. WEEKLY HERALD?Every Saturday?Price ?M caau tf ropy?J3 | cent* !>er annum?payable hi advance HKfl \LD FOR EUROPE? Erery 8team Packet d?rPrire ' '4 cent* per copy?tJ par annum, iucludtuit posts** paynhle in advance ^boicriptiona and advertisements will b* received by M***r* GMiiirnaui, lime Viviei>ne, Pari*; P. L Hinmuds, 18 Oornhill, end John Miller, the book?elle/, London ANNUAL PICTORIAL HERALD?Published on the ?t of Jaiin.try ot?ach year?aioijle copies sixpeuce each. ADVERTISEMENTS, at the uaual price*?nlwayi cash in advanre AJiertisemeuts should be written in a plain, legible aiM."jer. The Proprietor will not be responsible (or errors that any nc<ur ui t!>em. .... I'lliVfl'U of all kinds executed beautifully and witl. despatch. All letter* or communication* by mail, addressed to the establi.-'uiieiit, mint be post piid, or the posttfte will be da dncr?d rom 'h? >nb?erint<oa mnwr remitted NKW YOKR \.NU H 1KI.M1 RAILROAD COMPANY KUMMER^ARRANGEM EN1\ J |N ANU AFTER THURSDAY, JUNE 10th, 1847. the V/ Cms will run a* follow*, until further notice. Up train* Will leave the City Hall for Harlem it Morrisiana. Forktm tit Tuckahoe Pleaaantville, 5 30 A. M. Will'inaBr'Hf. Hart'* and Newcastle 7 " 6 30 A.M. White Pl'ns. Ikdford, 1 7 " 7 A. M. wSlickvllle ? " 10 " 10 " CMton Falls. 1* " 11 " 4 P. M. 7A. M. 11 " I P. M. ? 10 " 4 P. M. a r. M. 4 t " * 10 " 4 W " 4 " 5 33 " 6 30 " Rtturmug to New Tors will leave? Murriaiooa Ik Harlem. Kordhaoi. Will'ms Br'ee. Tarkr.hoe. 7 05 A. M. ? 53 AM. 6 45 A.M. 7 30 A. M. 8 10 " 7 55 " 7 5# " I 41 " 9 " # 09 " 9 0?" J 20 P. M. 10 " U 23 P. M. 12 .S P.M. 5 52 ' 12 15 P. M. 1 45 " I 40 " White PI "us. 2 " 5 OR " 6 " 7 10 A. M. I " 15 " # 01 " 8 33 " 5 20 " 43 " Til " 1 P. M. 6 " ill * #28 8 00 " Plenantvflle. New Castle. Bedford. WhitlickyiUe. 8 13 A M. AM. 7 51 A M. 7 45 A M 5 13 P M. J P M. 4 51 P M. 4 44 PM OotllQ Fllll. 7 SO A M. 4 30 P M. The traina to ud from Croton Falli will not itop on New Tork Island, except at Broome (treet, and 33d street. A car will preerde each train ten minntea, to take np passengers in eitjr. The morninK train of eara from Croton Falla will not atop between White Plaina and New York, escept M Tnckitho* William's Bridge, and For dham. Extra trains on Snndaya to Harlem and Momaiana, if fin* Btnges for Lake Mahopackand Danbnry leave Croton Falla oa artival of the 7 o'clock A. M. and 4 P. M. traina, -and for P?wliniis on arrival of the 7 o'clock A. M. train. FARM FROM NEW YORK s To Croton Falla St 00 To Whitlickville 77.. ?7X To Newcaatle... 75 To PleaaantvilU 6iX To White Plaina.. M Freight traina leave City Hall at 12 M. and at 7 P. M. Returning, leave Croton Falla at 7 A. M. and 9 P. M. TO^TRAVELL10Rg GOINO SOUTH aGstiSlis^ life. NEW A ?1> vlOST AOREEABLF, LINK TO FREUEric^bti'ij Richino'id, Petersburg, Va., 8'aunton, Va , and the Virginia Springs, Weldon, NT C., and Charleston, 8. C. The public a ?* informed that the new andsplendid low iireaanrr ktra'ner POWHATTAN (couiiecti'g with the Great Mail Line at Aq<]uie Creek,) leaves Commerce atreet wharf. Baltimore, every Tueadty and Friday Evening, at 9 P. M., for the above point*. Tlirougli-tickeu to Richmond $ I " Petersburg 6 Weldon.N.C 9 " Staunton. Va 11 ' Charleston, 8. C 17 Being at the aama price, more direct and expeditious. and mach more certain than the Chcepeake Bay and Jamea River BK-ainbo t Line,?all the wide anil rough portion of the Bay, between the mouth of the Potomac and Old Point Comfort, belt* entirely avoided by this line TrjviiU trradviied fiat the line hereby advertised is part una pircel "fthe G'eat Mail Line through Virginia; and that if i< the intention of the romp mies composing UieGreat Mail Lint*, th n p?s.? g?M shut I be conveyed by them, iu counectii.ii With tlie rOwtnOMljialways as cheaply as by iuiy otlier li i* a id with mora comfort expedition null certainty, than by any otUe'line, except the line via Washington. r'or ftrt er pa tirulars, iuquiie at the Southern Railroad office Pntt stree,, Baltimore; of Stockton k Fall, or at tl?e t?e street wharf; or, on Tuesdays and Fridays, on boird the Po whit tan. of G. W. GUNNkLL, Capt. N. U.?Travellers by the above line will bear in mind that they hive two hours inure in Baltimore man passengers by the ' lie* >peakc Bay and James River Boats, and yet reach any point south of Petersburg at the same time with these last, even when 1'ierc is no broach of counexiou by the Bay Line. jy4 tmeo.l *r iU k CL'.'B BOSTON ANL) KAS I KRN EXPRESS, via Newport and Fall River.?This Kxpress BcK leaves the office, No. 1 Wall street, corner of Broadway, daily, at quarter before 4 o'clock. P. M., thereby securing to merchants ai.d others the advantage of a late hour for forward init cases, packages, Icc. Unit' notes, specie, drills. and valuable parcels are secured in iron safes ana placed in the charge of faithful conductor*. GAY U CO. Alercnau Jise, packages, be. forwarded in our own cars, and by leaving orderi at our office. No 1 Wall street, eorner of Broadway, packages will be called for in any part of the city, rwr S No. I Wall street, corner Broadway. ( No. 7 St?te street, Buston. ani 30tre OPPOSITION PASSAGE OFFICE-To Albany, Ctica $1 50; Syracuse, $2; Oswego; Rochester. $2: Buffalo, $2; Clevelaud, $4; Detroit. $4; Milwaukie, (6 75; Chicago, $6 74: Cincinnati, S8 75; Toronto and Hamilton, $1; Whitehall, $2; Montreal, $4; Pituburg, $6. Office, 100 Barclay street. .any s-cuntr required will be given for the fulfilment of all contracts m-de wiih this company. au J'i:int?rn M. L KAV, Agent | New York, '817L CONEY ISLAM) tfKKHV.-The well .y.-'v - kiniwn steamer AMGRRAN EAGLE. Cap3E_Z3fcCjE_taiu Geo. 11. Power, will ruu regularly during the season to Couey Island, landing at Fort Hamilton, as follows:? Leaving Pier No. 1, at 10, 1,4; leaving Coney Island at ll&tK 11 luaihlitinu to the above tri)>s, will make n morning trip to Fort Hamilton, leaving the city at 7, Fort Hamilton atJoVlnrk. au4 45t*rC " l?ta. . FOR KB Y PORT -The ..earner JOSEPH COKFKE, will leave the pie_r, foot of jt&iBrimaMta Chambers itrett, daily, lor Key rort. ai j o'clock, P M. mi l 'Kit * in ' KOK THK MSHINO UA.NKs -liin- . r b"ard til* boat.?The Steamboat K OS'JI Wm&mmRj?3mUSKO Citpt. Deminif. WV<ine?d?y anil Thnrc1 d.?V, l?a?ea the foo' of Warren atreet at 8 o'clock A. >1 ; Hammoud atreet at t W; DrUncy atreet at 8 'C: Catharine itre't at 9; Pier No. I IS. H ) at 9kf o'clock BJit furnished on board th? boar, rare VI cen?a Pir ihe ricanmii. a3l3t*m CO.NfcY ISLANUKfcilKY.?ilie comr ^tiL? ?N-aod i a i nud elegant 8'enmer ION will run re %<Mai*M(lkrly on th* above ferry, and leave Pier No. 1 N K., at II . M.aid 3 P. M. Coney laluid at 133% and 4 P. M On day. ?" leave Canal atreet at 10 A. M. and l)tf P.M. and lay l??t at #t>nev laland ?t S P. M. aiiW7t?m NUTlOJs 8TATKN ISLAND 5"KRRT.?0? and L. after SUNDAY, April 18th. the ate,.inboat? Ht5? iWilifc SYLPH and 8TATKN INLANDER will run at followa, until further notice LKAVK IT4TRr( IILAITD At ?, I, 9, 10,11, A. M., and I, t, S, 4, 5, ?, T, P. M. UttVI lew TORK It ', 9. 10. 11, A. M., nud I, 2, ten ininat*i paat J, end at 4, 5, 6,7, o'clock, P. M. New York April Ilth. all f aam. ar;'i*rior itenmer NEW IIAVKN, i Captain y en Pelt, c to tte cinrter'd for fvieur' MMHHiaioni to any place, by application at No. I Batreer Han, North ri?cr. jv28Ki>rr ??LirHEKNI NKVT DAY" UNJt QF t-eMllLZ^NOPPOSITION BOAT* KOll ALBANY. yTijfi i frJMfci Landing at Van Conrtlandt's Newbnrfh, Pnnghkeepair, Kiagaton.Catakill audHudson.-?Kar* SO cents? Breakfast and Dinner on Board. Tha nrw and elegant Steamer ROOF.K WILLIAMH. Capt. A. Degroot, Tuesday*, Thursdays. and Saturdays, at half-past IK, A. M.. from the pier foot of Kohinson street, touching al Hammond sueei r*er, Irotn New York, Kor pnssaga or frieght, apply board the Boats, or to Geo. T- Stanley ,ut t>ie office, foot of llobinson street. 0AM ' ersoat are forbid tnistia# the above boats oe aa """! - MdkMNU LIMC ? 6 K ALB AN k A?U . ^,?A TK.OY "ind Inter?i?dii?te Landings. i/w?WHBhB Breakfast and Dinner on board the Boat. The I'jW i.renure steamboat TROV, '"aptain A. Oorhara, will leave the atrririb'nt pier foot of Barclay street. Monday*. Wednesdays, ami Fridays. at seven o clock A. M Ketun.inu on 'he opposite days. ... , The Steamer NIAOAIIA, Capt. H L. Kellogg, will leave the Steamboat I'iarfootof Barclay tirttt, Tnesday, Thursday and Jv'nrilay, at half past ail o'clock, A. M., retaruini on UK opposite dayt. t?' 9*n 5# Cent*. Kor past ige or freight, apply ot board, ar to V. 3. Ilall,at the offtre *? ??? wharf. Irta *"jf^tw_"''u?'.?AN STi h A\1 NAVIU \TlON f ^ COMPANY.? ITaited State* Mail Line to and HoU'h.ampton. and Br-men. The iplemlid new at amahip WASHINGt wtWita'rON 1710 ton* burthen. Kiederic Hewitt, ccmi.i inder, will st?rt from Ne?? Yoik on the 23d September, c 'trying th > United States Mail. 81ie will tnnrti at (Jowes and Southampton to land paasentir* and freight, and deliver the mail* for Kngland, Krance and lelgmm. anil will then proceed to B<emerbav?n. Returning, will c*vj* Hteinerhayen the 1Mb October. The Washington i* built in the strongest manner, with a yiew to being converted into a ship of war, and aubject at any tini- to iuip cti n oy officer* appointed by the Preaideut, both during and after construetion. She ha< two engine*, of 1000 horse power each, and accomm >d iti'n a'or Z'l pas-enger-. P.esaaa from New Vork to Southampton or to fireman, $1*0. FV*?g- f">in B emeu and S 'inliimp oil ?n New York, SIM. She * ill carry ab >nt 100 tons freight, winch will be charged according to the nature of the go?d* . ITering. AH lenem nt'nt through the P >et Office Parcels, for which bill* of taili g will lie tigued, will he charged *5 each. K.i freight or i??*a<ge apply at the office of the Ocean Steam Navigation ompaoy.4} Vvilli in atreet. corner of Wall. K. VIILl.g, lienor'I Agent. Agents at 'Mnlhampton DAY. HOSKl-'V St ROSS. ar II emen < . A. HKINKKEN k CO. ai It vre WILLIAM ISKLIN The secon steam*r of the line la m doe conrae ol con?trnc* tj <n a* d will li' le readme** in the enauing fall an29fh WhuZkSaU? mhikj WAKKtiyoajt., No. m n?a street, Id door from William, where may be found a large aaaortmeut ?f Shirts, of every quality, made in the latest atyles, and of superior workmnnship. Karey and Dain Linen, Mn*linand commmi Shirts, condantlyon hand. Hnutheru and Western raerrliauu are re*D?ctfnlly invited to call before purchasing. JOHN WOOLSfc . . U Piatt at JyM Mt?m E NE1 ENEW rfp. FOR LONDON?Only Regular Packet of ibe lit JflWW fleptember, 1M7. The magnificent. fast sailing Packet JmmmLmIiip OLADIATOR, burtheu 1000 ton*, C?|>t. BuntiuK, will Mil positively n the lit September The accommodation for cabin, iccond cabin, and steerage passengers are sup??or to any other veuel in port; and a* a lumber of her paaafbgers are already engaged. tlmse desironi of securing bertha should make early application on board, foot of Maiden Lane, or to J OS K I'll AlcMt KRAV, ?t* Sr rc comer of anil Honth streeta. "Sfit QNLY Rh OULAK LINE OK PAc KETS KOK JfjWW NE W ORLEANS.?The following well known. JBHlBraat sailing and favorite p^iet ships hare accominodati >ua unsurpassed for cabin, secoud cabin and 'eerage passengers, and will i ositively aail as advertised, or passage free it The SOUTHERNER,Capt. Palmer. Sep emderCth. The HUDSON, Capt. Page, September IJth The O \LENA,Cnpt. Dennis. Sei>te">ber (Ith. Pervms wishing to proceed to New Orleans, will do well ro secure paaaage by either the above packers, aa thev are all first cla<a ships, < oinmanded by men experienced in the trade, and w,II aail punctually ou'tlieir appointed days. To sircure berths, apply ou board, or to ..Ol 12/ li. I T T t IIQi ' ATT n? si .1 ?h*> ?UK umc?tle*ulai iwc* ;tr3VWe 1 of 26th of September?The spleudid.Tast (ailing S?nB(>|"trket ahip SHERIDAN, Captain O. B. Cornish, vrll' positively tail as above, her regular day. For freight or passage, having handsome famished accommodation!, apply on board, at Orleans wharf, loot of Wall treet, or to IC K. COLLIN". 98 *cuth at The packet ahip OARR1CK, Capt. B. J. H. Tiask, will ncraeditha Sheridan, and aail on the *th of Oct., ber regular dn? miff KOH LIVERPOOL?Unly regular packet ol the lJ3ffVtitl. Heptember, 1847. The uiEliiliceut last sailing jflififlttspacket ship PATRICK HENRY, burthen 100U torn, Capt Delano, will ?ail positively on the Oth September. The accommodation* for cabin, second cabin aud steerage passeugers are su[>erior to any other vessel ia port, ond as a number of her passengers are already engaged, iliosu deoirous of securing berrhs should make early application on board, foet of Maideu-lane, or to JOSEPH MoMURRAY, au2S lOtrc cor. of Pine and South stj. MB- FOR LI VERPOOL.?The New Line.?Regular MBMrW packe4bf2lst September.?The superior fast sailiug mfUm packet ship QUC.F.N OF THE WEST, Captain PhiUp Woodhouse, 1240 toni burthen, will sail as above, her regn'ar day. For freight or passage, having spleudid large and comforfastate rooms and cabiu, apply to the captain on board, pier No. 21, west side ol'Burliug slip, or to WOOUHULL & MiNTURN, (7 South s:. Price of passage $100 The new pa' Net ship CONSTITUTION, 1600 tons burthen, Caiit John Brirton, will succeed the Queen of the WeU. aud ail on her regular dav. 2'st of October ra rc ROCHE, BROTHERS fc CO?PASSAGE TO and from Liver|>ool. per Black Ball Line of Packets, JMhM?an<l Remittances to Ireland Ike. The well known favorite packet ship COLUMBIA, will sail for Liverpool, on YVeduesday, the first of September, her regular v'ay For terms of cabin, second cabin, aud steerage passage, apply to Captain Furber, on board at the foot of Beekman street, or to the nuhscribers The YORKSHIRE will sail from Liverpool, on first of October; pnssage can be engaged to come from the old country by thia splendid ship, or by auy of the packets of the Old Black Ball Line, to tail from it on the 1st and MMi of every mouih, byapj>l)ing to us. Those remitting money to Ireland, can have dralftt oa THE ROYAL BANK OF IRELAND, and on PRESCOTT. OROTE b CO , Bankers, London, which will he paid at the various branches throughout Oreat Britain i ??d a.mlvfn ROCHE. BROTHERS ?c CO, No. 3) Fulton street, New York, next door to the Fulton Bank, Only authorised passenger agents lor the Old or Black Ball Line of Liverpool packet*. au2J re MMT KOH NEW OKLIlANM.?Louisiana and New WHVYork Line of Packet*?The spleudid fait sailing JMflbpacket ship HUDSON, P. Page muter, ia now loading, and will positively nail September 13, her regnlai day. For height or passage, having handsome furninhed accommodations, apply on board at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall street,orto E. K. COLLINS, 46 South it. Agents in New Orleans, J. O. Woodruff Ik Co., who will promptly forward all goods to their address. The jacket ship Oswego, Capt. lugersoll, will succred the Hudson,?nd sail her regular da* I |au21 OMJH OK THE CITY OK ST. LOUIS KOK SALE ?Mayor's Office, 8t. Louis, Mo., August 14, 1H7.?Up to the 11th day of October, IB>7, sealed bids will be received by the undersigned, M vor of the city of St. Lou's, for the pur chase of one hundred and fifty thonsand dollars of six per ceut bonds of the city ol St. Louis, (eicept aucn amount therrof ai may oe sold at par, ou or before the 15th day of September, 1817, payable at St. Louis, or New York, at lh? option ol the purchasers?the principal in tweuty years, and theinterest (being six per cent per aunum) semi-annually Such bias may be for nart, or the whole, of s id bo?ds. The bouds are to be each lor the sum of one thousand dollars. Each b'dcer is required to write upon his bid the amount of bonds for which he offers, and to imke a payment in cash of five per cent f the amount of bonds bid f .r by him, to be deposited in the hands of the Mayor, at the time of receiving bids, which deposite shall be repaid by the Mayor on tne day succeeding the day on which the bias shall have been opened, to the persons who made the derositei, excepting toihe bidder to whom the bond? are awarded. On the 11th diy of October. 1847, the bida sh'll he opened; the bonds then uusold shall be aula to the highest bidder, or bidder*, for caah, unlest the bida be deemed too low. rerulicateaof indebtedness now outstanding against the city will be received in lien of cnah. Up lo the lith day of September, 1817, inclusive, the Mayor will sell the bouds aforesaid, or any part thereof, to >-ny person or persons, at par, for cash, making the bonda ao taken at par for cash, payable at twenty, tru. niue, au, or three yeara, aftrr date, at the option of the purchaaera. A copv of (he ordinance authorising the aale of theae bond* ia given below. BRYAN MULLANPHY, Mayor. D. H. Armstkono, Comptroller. [Ordinance No.'l 866 J An Ordinance to provide for the payment of outstanding bonda, and obligations ol indrbtedneaa, which fail due during the Sresent fiscal year. e it urdaiued by the City Council of the City of St. Louis aa Callows : Skc 1. That the Mnyor be, aud he it hereby authorised, to issue the bouds of the city to the amount of one huudred and lifty thousand dollars, far the purpose of paying the outstanding bouds of the city, which fall due during the present fiscal year, aud also other obligitious of indebtedness which rtttted prepreviousto the coinmencemeut ol the preseut fiscal year. Hue. 2. The bon'ts to be issued under the provitious of this ordinance, shall be cach for the sum of oue thousand dollars and shall he signed by the Mayor, and countersigned by the Treasurer and Comptroller l shall be issued to bearer, and shall be dared on the day of the sale thereof; and such as are not otherwise provided lor by the fourth section of this ordinance, slull be redeemable at ummfl of twenty years from the date thereof; aud shall he made payable, principal aud interest, either iu this city or in the city of New York, at the option of the purchaser, which shall be designated at the time of purchase; the said bonds shall bear interest at the rtte of six per ceutum per annum, payable settii-anim llv, for which coupons shall be attached, said coupons to be signed by the Treasurer. U 1 r ... I._ r. _ _ .. r .1... , 1 _ !.. Mayor shall advertise in two papen nf thii rity, stating that he will tell the bonds aforesaid, or sny part thereof; to any person or par, for cash, at any time previout to thirty-five day* alter the passage of thii ordiuanee ; and (hat uch bonds as may not he sold in this manner, will be told to the highest bidder, for cash, ou a day which shall be thirty-five dayt after ihe pastage of this ordinance between the hours of 12 and I o'clock, P. ftl ; and said day shall be desgnxted by the Mayor, in his advertisement; and, further, that he will receive sealed bids Tor the same up to that tune. 8kc. 4. The inayoi shall sell all, or any pr.rt of the aforesaid bonds, at par, to any person or persons, who may apply for the same; and he shall deposit the money received fiiim such sale in the City Treasury; aud sncli persou err persons who mav bny said bonds at p>r, shill have the option of having the bouds executed, redeemable in either tlree. sit. nine, teu. or twenty years, at he or they tnay elect and designate at the tune of purchase. Sec. 5 On the day which shall have been designated by the Mayor, iu the arf vertisement provided for by the ihird section of t'-is ordinance, between the houri of 13 and I o'clock, P M., the Mayor shall, in the presence of 'h? Comptroller, and ihe Pre?ident of the Board of Aldermen, and the Chairman of the Board of Delegates, or such of them a? may be present, open all bii't for the purchase of taid bondt, which he may have received np to that time, and he thall sell to the highest bidder, or b'dders. for cash, all ofthe bonds issued under thr provisions of this ordinance, which ahall uot have been sold previously in manner u described in the four'h section of this ordinance; unless iu the opinion of the Mayor. President of the Board of Aldermen and ihe Chairman of the Board of Delegates, or a majoriry of them, the bids be deemed too |?w; in which case, they thall proceed to inakr such negotiation for the sale of the nonus, a* in nil ?ppear 10 a majority n mem Df it iur Uie luterest of the city. 8r.c. 6 It shall be the duty of the Mayor to require each bidd r to write upon hia bid, the amount of bonds lor which he offVrs. and he shall alio require a pavmeut in cash of live per centum of the amount of bondi bid lor, to be deposited in nit hands at the time of receiving the hid,-ebich deposit shall he repaid bv the Mayor ou ti e <Jsy i.,r;eeuifrg rtie Jay ou which the bid* shall lia.e been opeuel. to the persons who made the d?l>osi'?, excepting to the bidder to whom the hotidj are awarded. Hrc. 7. The amount of the proceeds of the bonda to be sold under the proTiiioua of tnii ordiuence i? hereby appropriated 'o the imyment of the h?ud> of ihe city, falling due daring the present flic <1 year; and also to the payment of all obligations of indebtedness which existed previous to the commencement of the present fiaeal year. Src ?There ahall be constituted a separate fund to be called " the Kinking Fund," and nil moneys that ma be appropriated to that fuud by the City Council, shall he si t aside and reserved exclusively for the purpose of discharging thedebts ol the city toade by w.<y of loans to her. Sr.c. 9. The Mayor shall receive the certificate of indebtedness which are now ou standing a?*inft the eify in lien ol cash, when offered in pxyilieut for the purchase of any of the bonds authorised to be s?ld under t%i? ordinance. DEMETRIUS A. MAOF.HAN. Chairman of the Board of Delegates. (IK.ORGK MAUyiHt, President of the Board of Aldermen. This bill having been presented to Brvan Mallanphy. Mayor of ihe city of Ht. Louis, for his approval, and having been by him returned *o the Botrd of Aldermen in which Board it originated, with Vis objections thereto, was, this eleventh day nf August, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, reconsidered by said Board, and passed by the requisite majority; nine memb-rs of said Board having voted for its paasage, the objectiousoi the Mayor thereto, to the contrary, not with standing. ^ JOSEPH W. DOUGHERTY, Clerk of the Board of Aldermen. This bill having been recei\eil by thi' Board of Delegates, by a messenger Irom the Bfard of Alderman, with th*- objections of ihe Mayor thereto, oil the ?leveulh day of August, one thousand eight hundred and fortv-seven. The Boa'd of Delegates thereupou proceeded, and reconsidered ihe vote on the passage thereof, and, after such reconsideration, pasted the time by ihe requisite majority: all the members present, nine in number, voting for the patsnge therfof, the ohjfctiona o?the itwyor, iu uic w'Muai jr , iii/v n iiiavniiuniK . u ,, 3"HN H. TICK. Clerk of the Board of Delrgn'et. I certify the foregoing to he a trne copy th? origiaal Ordinance [i. ?.] on file in the Regiater'a office. antt Iw (h JAB. LRMoW. Rfgittn. , QL'KKV.?'There anpeara to be two different cliaaeaof men in N?w York I)o you know what irmkea one claaa looka o much superior to the othrrf Gnawer ? That'a ? Tact that haa atruck Lie frequently. But I lure ne?er been able M account lor the difference. It certainly ia not the cloth, altogether. Why no?let uie tell yon, ore rlaaa huva ail ahirti a year from Scott, 91 Naaaan atreet, and hia thir'a being cat in a ? vie tm> IV inchanical, they eonaequeii'ly fit beauiifullv. The other clana don't cat? two atriWi whether they wearmt ahirta or not aa long aa they are t lerated. Whan yon want any ahirta, Cal there firit?lie acllaa magnificent onefnrtl SO, and wa. rant a them to':t. Oppoaite Herald office. Katabliahed IIJ*.. aut9 Iflt'rrc ?7kN KUN-T liCt.l,fcBKAJ KDtHlNKBfc HKIN POWDKM.?Thia truly beautiful and elegant article can be had of ail reapee'able chemiata and perfnineia in New York, and throughout the U. Utatea. in boiea at 25 and J# centa Trarellera and reaidenta in warm eliotatei will highly anjireciate thia invaluable addition to their toilet-. < The aole imjxirtera ar* HOB3M tin. Wftoleaale depot W. Badiellor, ; WU( *1-, Hew Yrfhk. Beware of connwr feit*. Bee that each boi heara the written ilgnatnre of Kabean fc Co., on th? government tump. au27 Ut*m W Y o YORK, THURSDAY MO] The War, Ac. INTKM.IOEVCK FROM THK RIO URANDK. IKroui the New Orleana Delta, Aug sl4.] The steamship Kanuy, Capt Scott, arrived yeaterday -she la from Vera Cruz, via Tamplco and the Brazoa From the two former port*, her news in not as lata aa that brought by the Alabama; she brings the Matamoraa Flag of the 18th Inst?later by three days than prerloua advice*. We make from It the following extracts: ? By an arrivakyesterday from Camargo, we are informed that an order nad been received there from General Taylor, directing a halt of the heavy wagon trains which were being gut ready for Monterey, and which it waa supposed were intended for the march upon San Luis We cannot learn whether the danger* of the road, or a final resolve not to make any further advance with the amy, ban induced this order; but, from other clrcumstnnces. we judge the latter cause to have dictated it. w?,n?T# no runner nc?i oy m is arrival irom me army. Intelligence wan received mi Saturday last. confirmed since by letters from Orralvo to the yth lust. that a icoutlng party of 17 Toxan*. commanded by Captain Baylor, ordered out by Col. Abbott, commandant at Carralvo, to scour the country between that post and Monterey, had fallen in with a large body of Mexicans, and all been killed but throe. Our letter* inform ua that Capt. Baylor left Cerralvo on the Cth imt. and, following out hid instructions, visited several ranohoa in the neighborhood of where the recent attacks had been made upon the trains At two of these ranohos. goods and property captured from the trains were found seoreted in the houses, and the guilt of a participation in these robberies being clearly proven against the Mexican residents, the property was retaken, the dwellings of tho guilty burned, and several known desperate characters killed. With three prisoners which he had captured, (.'apt. Baylor was returning to the main road, when he found himself surrounded by a large force of Mexicans, stated at 300, undoubtedly the same force which had attacked tho trains previously, lie was completely hemmed iu,aad the Mexloaus charged upon bis small band, killing many of them the first discharge of firearms. Three of the party effected their escape by crawling into tho chaparral, and got into Cerralvo dreadfully lacerated with thorns. When they last saw ( apt. Baylor, he was wounded and unhorsed,but still fighting, and only three of his men were In their saddles. They think it impossible that any more could have escaped. and do not believe that the Mexicans made any prisoners. Two days had elapsed since they got back to Cerralvo, and nothing had been heard of any of the rest of the party. In the dwelling of one of the Mexicans made prisoner by Capt Baylor, (so the men who escaped reported), were found two letters from the chief Alcalde of Cerralvo t* Canales, informing him In whose possession he had placed oertaln goods oaptared from the trains, which he (Canales) bad empowered him te dispose of In Cerralvo. and also giving him to understand that if he stood in need of arms, horses, or men, be had but to make bis wishes known, and they would be attended to These letters were in ( apt. B.'s possession when attacked, and havn been recovered by the Mexlcaus. In consequence of the report made to Col. Abbott, he has had the Alcalde and several other influential Mexioans arrested. After confirming the above, an oflloer In the Massachusetts regiment writes from Cerralvo to a friend In this city, under date of August 8th:? The two list trains up were attacked,and 30 or 40 pack mules out off from each. A train left here yesterday for Monterey, ana we have positive 1..formation that 400 Mexioans are laying on the road to out them off. Things at this post are in rather a state of excitement?hardly a day passes without somo person being murdered on hi'- ivau, nuu ifir iajr iiuir, kuuhiuk UWb luv DllflUJ in large force in our immediate vlciuity, without the meaDH of acting, except oil the defensive. We have no mounted fo*oe at the port, nor the means ot mounting a Binglo man of our own, should an extreme cafe of necessity require it. It ig much to be degired that the Government will goon gee clearly the great folly of placing troops along thig line, with their bunds tied, to be made a laughing stock of by an enemy go contemptible bh the Mexioaug. i do not know when we ghall more on, but If at all, tome where abuut the flrgt of September, T1IK BATTLE OF UIO KRIO. [From the New Orleans Delta, August '24 ] We think it not improbable, that thig long expected engagement. which In to deoide at leagt the lgeue between the military power of tbe two oountneg, ocourred on or about the 15th of thig month. If ouropinion be justified by the event, we ghall not hear the regult of the battle until th? last of tbe month. livery thing geemg to lndloate that a momentous and deciglve contest baa taken plaoe. The Mexicans were unanimous in their determination to out the hazard of their die, upon the issue of one last, uuited and vigorous effort in defence of their capital They will make no treaty until they have iuspired their euemleg with re spent, by a manly resistance. If ever a people had a motive to light?if ever men were so situated and olroumstanced. as to make fighting an unavoidable necessity, and auything short of the most determined courage, a shame aud reproach -the I Mexicans are that people. Not only honor, but sound policy, dictates this manly resistance. A generous foe could never refuse liberal terms to a brave enemy. Thus prompted,and favored by great advantaged of position, the Mexicans will no doubt make Klo Krio. or some other difficult point of the road, the scene of the last trial of strength between the two countries. Santa Anna will now be able to assemble '20,000 good soldiers, with forty or fifty cannon, a prodigious force, to operate un Jer the cover of rocky heights, masked batteries. Inaccessible retreats, elevate<i pjlut*. and other advantages, which big defensive attitude will enable him to secure But what can such a force aad such advantages avail (gainst twelve thousand of such men as compose the armies of this Republic?men full of all manly qualitiesindomitable in endurance, Inexhaustible in resources, invincible in ooursge- men who know no suoh words as "fail'' and ''defeat"?men led on by olBoers, who woul I have done honor to tlie age of chivalry?men, not mere Uiaohines and mercenaries, but possessing intelligence, skill, sagacity?each of whom can play the commander and officer, when the emergency require* it, and each of whom is prepared to yield up his heart's blood in defence of the honor of our noble tlsg and in support of the rights and dignity of our powerful Hopublto. THE F.NQt.ISlI INTERFERENCE. [Krom the New Orleans Picayune, Aug 'J4 ] We have ree.lted by the steamship Kauuy, a letter from our Vera Cruz correspondent, dated the 13th inst, In which he says that an extraordinary express was despatched that morning at 4 o'clock, by the Knglish consul, to overtake Ouneral Scott. Our correspondent presumes that something very important must have been despatched, for the regular Knglish courier, the best express man in the world, was expecting to go up the following day upon the arrival, theu expected, of the Knglish steamer. Conjecture wan busy as to the nature of the fln? pun liar.!!* I >* , ?-V - ?v...rev..?B V.... purpose of the iue*6euger with the anticipated arrival of I'aredea. Having just learned that the aiiuy of Uen. Soott had commenced it* inarch, it wight have been the deaign of the British conKiil to del ly it by *ome mean*, to give time to I'aredea to go up Thin would nhow a more intimate connection of tbu Kngli*li g^vemmmt with the return of I'aredea, thau we have a right to charge upon ground* at all equivocal. Hut what could have been the neceeaity for deapatclilng it special courier ou the 13th, (of which we huve no doubt.) when the regular courier waa to leave tho following day ? Kvery thing indicating Britiah complicity with tne return of I'aredea should be inveitigated. mr: escape of vaiikdeu. [From the Now Orleaua Pie., Aug. 34 ] From Vera Cruz we learn that Senor Atocha met (fen I'aredea after the latter landed, and recognized him. Turedea in understood to have algnlUed to litui by a sign to ''keep dark," aud the handanme aenor dl<l *o fur the space of an hour or merit?at all eventn until the distinguished Mexican had paused out of the city's gates. W? havo seen these fcots written Itom Vera Crin ny a gentleman of aeofit anil dkcrutlon iroai him we learn, too. that Senur Atocha In ) I a situation in the customs at V'era( rua, from which he has heen promptly <llnini?sed for conniving at I lie escape of flNdlt We learn, too, that Captain Clark, the port capluin at Vera I'tvtt, ban been dismissed from hi* post for remissness in thin aifnir of Parades. We mimtmn thin and what we have Bald above of Vtocha on the authority of a private letter from Vera Crux from a gentleman who would not mislead us and wlio should b? very well Informed It li hia opinion that tbe K.nglish have had a more direct agency in the business than the facta yet developed dhow. Mobs or PARCOta. We r.tatod on Sunday, that (Jen TarediiK would not p? able to jet to the City of Mexico betore ("Jon Scott. Thin wa? an error. The Mexican courier)], we uuderstaud. frequently make the distance from Vera Cru* to the capital, in forty hours The general U a hardy, active man, prompt, rapid, enerjetlc in all hid movement*, and a fine horseman If he aim* for the capital, he will no doubt get there bnfore (Jen Hoott, but hardly in time to take a part In the declslva battle which appearance* indicate, i? about to take place on the road to the capital.?N. O. Drlta, Jiu?. 14. AFFAIRS IN OUATKMAJ.A. [Krom the New Orleans 1'etta, August JI ] If the htat? ment of F.l Sijlo, referred t<i by l.? Pntrin, be true, to wit That the State of Honduras has^through It* I'reiiident and two of Itsconspicuous (Jenerals, Invited the other State* of ? entral America to combine to aid MexloO In her present struggle, It Is a algnlU'-ant and iin- i f??? ?l,l,.|. .hnnl.l l? ....n.w.J -- < i vestigatcd Honduras In a leading Stale of the < onfedcracy nf the Slates of ' entral Ami rlca. generally Include* under the name of Guatemala. This ? onfeduracy was formed by the Slate* of Guatemala, kiuesaltenango. Honduras, Nicaragua San Salvador. ( oste Itica, and the Federal District, a small space laid aside, like the District of Columbia, for a Federal Capital. 'I hn population of thin < onfederaoy ii little mora than 2.0(H),000, Its area about 1U6 000 Mjuarn mile* The prosperous, populouH and splendid city of Guatemala is the Capital, and the largest town of the Confederation Under the Spanish rule thene States were governed by a Captain-General, and foruued no part of tbe Vice Royalty of Mexico. Participating however, In the revolution lu ; .Mexico, which started iu the neighborhood of th?*e States, they were abl*. in 1841. to establish their Independence of Spain, and shortly afbrwaid*. under the I'lanof Iguala, were incorporated into the Mexican Republic. At tbe tall of Iturbide, In 1838. these States revolted from the Central Government of Mexico, and formed the Conloderaoy of the States of Guatemala, or Ci-ntial America Hut their Independence did not save them from the disastrous party strlfts which have so long dlvidt d the Mexican people. The contacts ot'iween the Centralists and Kederali'.ts raged as violently In Guatemala as (hey did U, MeaiCo. The Integrity of the Confederation was endangered and almost broken up by the withdrawal of the liberal State of San Salvador, at tbe third session of their Congress. The assassination of Mores by the wild fanatics of the | ohuroh, and of the central party, and tbe perfect furor RE H RNING, SEPTEMBER 2, Into which the passion* of the people ware excited by the appeals of the priests, overwhelmed, for a while, the liberal party In Central America.' The San Salvador!ana w~re defeated under the walls of the city of Guatemala. The*** open hostilities between the church and oentral party on the one side, and the federalists, or Uberallsts, on tlie other, continued for several year*. In 1899, lien. Morazan, with the army of the San Salvadoreans, or Uberallsts, took th? city of Guatemala and overthrew the ehurch party, banishing the priests, frlara, and the wbole church fraternity. General Ylorasan was lected President. and?the liberal party maintained its ascendancy for eight years At tne expiration of this term, the Stateaof Guatemala, Honduras. Nicaragua and Costa Rica.declared themselves independent of the Federal Government. Honduras was subsequently invaded iuu|uruujiu umr ill me slUo or the federalists by U?n. Morazan's army. In the meantime, pending the disputes bttween tbe federalists and centralist*. a formidable insurrection vu excited ag ilust both parties. but particularly against the pirtyi iu power, by that bold and sagacious Indian. Carrers, who, by a course of extraordinary and persevering re bell. on. and by strong appeals to the passions of the Indians, who constitute much the most numerous portion of tbe population, succeeded at last in overthrowing both centralists and federalists, and established himself in power. He stlU maintains his authority with a strong hand, and though originally a poor, ignorant Indian, has Improved his opportunities and made himself a popular and successful ruler. From this hasty and Imperfect sketch, our reader* will be able to form some Idea of the charaoter, history and power of the Status of Central America, whose coalition with Mexloo against our country Is strongly invoked by Mexico, and. if we are to believe El Si?lo, not unsuccessfully These States have separate Territorial Governments and Legislatures. The Government of Honduras, which lies on the borders of Yucatan, has taken the lead, and oalled upon its sister States to unite again"t the aggressions of the Republio of the North. We shall wait for further developments on this subject, before we enter into any speculation of tbe probable effects of this new feature of the present war. THE MNE OK COMMUNICATION HETWKKN VEIIA Cltl'Z a.nti rwns. A letter ha* just been reoeived from Lieut. Col. Hughes of this city. He arrived by the river route at New Orleans on the 19th August, and left that place in the Mary KinKxland on the 'J3d. He expeots to reach Vera Cruz in advance of bis oommand. unless they should have made an extraordinary run from the Capes of Virginia. Lieut. Col. Hughes will have under his oommand the six com pauir? miiuii poiinu iroui uaiumore some time since fur Vera Cm; and also one artillery company that haa been r in Baltimore, one company that i? now railing in Washington. and perhaps two others that may be rained elsewhere. Should these arrangements be oompleted, the Colonel will have under him a regiment. It is destined for the line of communication from Vera Crux to Jtlx pa and I'erot*. Decides these, there are five Companies of mounted volunteers from Louisiana, some of whom have already arrived at Vera Crux, and the others were en route.?tho ? hole, iu all probability, have arrived by this time, in ad Jition to these, there are five oompanies of horse from Georgia, and three from Illinois. These are believed to b? all en route for Vera Crux. Then, there U the regiment of Texas ranger* under Hayes, or such part of them aa Gen. Taylor can spare or the service?at least live oompanies. All these mounted volunteers have been oalled out to operate principally against the guerillas; and when the line of communication is opened, they will join General Soott Gen. Patterson, who left Washington yesterday, on his way to Norfolk, there to deliver some baggage, which is to go round to I'ensaeola in the Water Witch, will go hence to I'ensaoola. where he is to embark in the same vessel, with other officers for his point of destination. It Is xald that he li to take oharge of this military foree, unless orders should have been received from Gen. Soott to change these arrangements; and after ho has opened the line of communication, he will join the General's camp.? Washington Union, Jluj*. 31. ARMY INTELLIGENCE. The following vessels wore to leave last night for the sat of war; the steamship New Orleans forTampico, with five companies of tho id regiment) Illinois Volunt??rs, under the cemmand of Lieut. Col, Hicks. The obartered steamship Mary Kingsland, for Vera Crui. with one company -id regiment Illinois Volunteers, and Captain Connolly's oompany of Louslana Mounted Volunteers The U.S. steamship Massachusetts was also (0 leave for ths s?ne destination, with the remaining lour companies of the id regiment Illinois Volunteers under the command of Col Collins Passengers per New Orleaus---Drs. Whiteside and lli-met Per Mary Klngsland: Lieut Col G.W Hughes, commanding Maryland battalion; W. H, Pease, U S. A ; Ur. Canter, A. P. H oil utter and Mr Karciuhar. Quarter matter's Department, and70 teamster*. The steamship Telegraph will probably loaro to-day for th* Bmxos. with a detanbmeut of recruits, under the command of Captain Clinch, of the Will Infantry. Col. Kandall, of the 1'ay Department. goes out in tbe Telegraph, with funds for General Taylor's column.?AT. O. Delta, .'4M ult. COURT OF INQUIRY. The following proceedings of aoourt of inquiry are of interest, at they gerTe to elucidate some of the point* in the battle of Cerro Gordo: ? GfcNtRlL. ORDERS, t llcau^l ARTERt 01' THK Armv, No. 349. J I'uetila, Auguit 0. 1847, 1. Proceedings ot a court of inquiry, cunvened at this place by the following order ? Gixkril Ordlri, / lliCAiji(c*Hr? rh or Tin Army, No. 137. ) July 1H. 1847. Some discrepancies, no doubt accidental, existing between certain reports of sub-ooinmander* in tbe battle of Cerro Gordo, audCol Riley, oue of those commanders, conceiving that neglect or injury has tbervbv resulted to a part of hU brigade as well as to hlinsell. that officer has demanded a court of inquiry to investigate the whole subjeot, so far as respects any alleged neglect or injury to himself or any part of bis brigade. A court is accordingly ordered, and will ascertain the facts, and report an opinion thereon. Mi mhrri?Major ( Jen. O. J. Pillow, IJ. 8. A; Brig. (Jen. Oeorgn Cadwallader, U. 8. A; Col N. 8. Mark. Hih Inf'y. ('apt Hobert Anderson, .Id artillery, Is appointed the recorder of the oourt, which will assemble at ? o'clock to morrow morning. In the building nailed the palace, in tills city, and will sit without regard to hours. By command of Major General Scott. ISIgned] H. L. 8COTT, A. A. A. (J. 'J. The court, after investigation and mature deliberation. make the following report : ? The court of inquiry, after a patient aud laborious examination of the orders, reports, documentary aud ottii-r testimonies. submitted by the parties, find the following Ntati'ia- nt of facts, In regard to the services of Colonel Riley and hi* brigade, on the Nth of April last,in the battle of Cerro Oordo, vix : ? In the dispositions, by Krigadier General Twig^i, of the force! couponing the 'id division of regular* in that battle, the 1st brigade, couimauded by ( olonel Harney, moved forward, assaultedi iu front, and carried, at the point of the bayonet, the main works of the enemy on Telepraph hill, hauled down the Mexican Hag from the tower, and ran up the Auierioan. Colonel Kiley, then commanding the lid lufantry and 4th artillery, wait ordered to inovu with hi* ooinmand to the right ot the Telegraph hill, to latercept the Jalap* road In the reai of Cerro (Jordo pass. and out off the enemy's retreat , and iiad commenced the movement, when thu enemy's skirmishers from the spur of the mountain extending off the northwest of the main crest, opened upon bin column so hot a (Ire that General Tirijp directed a portion ot the 'Jd infantry t# dislodge them The enemy appearing in considerable force, this detachment wan tollowed by two other*, and afterward* by the entire regiment and a portion of the 4th artillery under Major Gardner. Tbi? force, thus diverted from its original destination, became hotly engaged with a large force of the enemy, which It lmm "liatety drove from its position .and pursued up the spur of the mountain, uutilthe advance,In coming exposed to the fire of a portion of Col. Harney'* command, was compelled to take shelter under the crest of the mountain, upon which stood the main work. The enemy harlni; been tUu* driven from Telepraph hill by the gallant advance of the two brigades?Harney * in frout, sweeping over the top, and Hiley'a In reverse?the advance of Rlley'a command was ordered against a battery of five gtn*. seen on the Jalaga road. In the rear of thecerro (>ordo pass Col. Harney's command having taken possession of the enemy'* guns on the hill, now turned two of theui upon the retreating enemy and tblr battery. About the same time a portion of Wen. Shields'# brigade of volunteers made their i ppearanee In Irontof this battery, three gun* of which kept up a brisk Are against the troops on the hill and Col. Hlley's advancing force, whilst the other two were directed vgslnst G?n Hhlelds's command, (a part of whi,h was rapidly advancing In front of the hattqry, whilst another portion waa flanking the enep^'a position to cut off his retreat,) until the auY^nee of the two brigades closed up to a short dUtance; at which time the enemy abandoned their pieces?Rllejr s ni?ui:s mmllK |u>ni<riNlian OI III)' lUMte gllllSOn inHr'-iftll. and shield* forcn of the two oa the left. 'I In court in of opinion that these movement* of Col. Hiley'* brigade hud an Important influence in the achievement of that briiiant victory; that Col. Ililey bad an active participation In them; and that hi* conduct and that of hi* command nhould be nultably noticed in the official report of hi* euperior*. a The Heneral-ln-chlef approve* of the proceeding* and opinion of th? court of Inquiry In the foregoing matter*. In the report* of battle*, and other operation* in face of the enemy, ominsions and mistakes have been common, and, In fact, with the beet Intention*, unavoidable. The Uenaral-in-chlef i* happy to see In the evld?uce, now of judicial record, the tine part borne by Colonel Hiley and portion* of bi* brigade?all that could reach the enemy ?In the battle of Cerro Uordo, even beyond the credit given them In the official report of the General in-chief 1'erhap*. if time should permit, *otne other corrections in favor of Lieut Ripley, of the 3d artillery, and Lieut Koster, of the engineer*?bringing out, prooiineni ly. thi Ir efficient service*?may be made In a supplemental report from general headquaiter*. While ou the subJeci, It I* du>' aim to *ay, that In the part eailgued. en the *ame oeoaaion, to Brigadier foow Major] General Pillow, and hi* volunteer brigade, the batteries attained by tnem were found much more formidable than that leader or the Qeneral-ln chief had supposed 1 'l'^e court of inquiry, of which Major General rul;w U president, 1* dissolved Dy oommand of Msjor General Saott. . H. L. bCOTT, A. A. A O; NAVAI. INTKkLIOINOa. , Lieut T. D. Shaw, of the Ua'ted *?al?? navy, the giallant commander of ?ba I'olted State* schooner I etrel, at the bombariUient of Vera Cm*, and of Tu*pan, arrivea \a put borough on Wednesday, Uw lout., anu w*i | mmrnmemmm^mBmrnaamemsam. [ERA: 1847. warmly reoelvtd br a large circle of Mend*. Lieut Shaw it a native of Pennsylvania, now on a visit to some of bli country friend*, who are numerou* throughout the State. On trie evening of hi* arrival, a large body of our oltizens, attended by music, assembled at hi* lodging*, to greet him with a welcome. Three hearty cheer* were given, and a call for Lieut. 8haw, when he appear, d on the porch of the hotel, and in a very handiome *tyle, probably a little peculiar to hlmaelf, or to hi* profession, adaressed our citizen*. Touching upon the Mexioan war, our navy, the gallant band of officer* and aeamnn, with whom be bad eervetl in the Mexican gulf, the gloriou* character of hi* native State. Sic., Sic. The addresa wa* short, but rich with sentiments, that were received with long and loud applauae.?Lehigh Rtgiittr, Jiug. 31. U. 8. SHir O(BM4I?T0W!?, | Anton Lizardo, August 13 1847 $ Si*?I am gratified to say that the sick on board the vessel* of tbe squadron now here, and those at the hospital at Salmadina, are all Improving. I have the honor to be, with great respaot. your most obedient servant, M C PKKRV, Commanding Home Hquadron. How. j. V. Mason; nfth. V--.. IV..H ? .--.j, " muiugwu. IT. 8 Ship Ussmaitown, \ Anton Lizabdo, August I J, 1H47. S Sim?It is my painful duty to Informthe department tb? of death of Ueut. Charles W.Chauncey.of apoplexy Lieut. Chauooey had baenslok of the fever which proTall* In the squadron, and had so tar recovered a* to be pronuneed by the medical olflocru an out of danger. His remains were Interred yesterday with military honom. I have the honor to be, with great respect, your obedient servant. M. C. PERKY, Commanding Home Squadron. Hon. John V. Miioit, Secretary of the Nary, Washington. News from Texas.?By the Hteamer Yacht, Captain Crime, we have papers t'roin Galveston to the lilt Inst. The papers of the country generally represent the incoming cotton orop as large and Qno. Some complaint is made of the worm In certain quarters, but little importance Is attached to it. The latest number of the Civilian oopies from the Victoria Jidvncatr the following, at the same time indicating doubts of the authenticity of the Intelligence oontainud In It: ? We learn, from a friend recently from 8an Antonio, in whose statements the utmost reliance may be placed, that on the 'J4th of July, Col. Hays returned from the pursuit of a body of Lipan Indian* who had heen committing depredations upon the frontier A tight took place on the Keen, one of the head waters of the Nueces river, in which six of the Mpans were killed. A Mexican girl about fourteen years old. and u boy about tan, vrtio had been prisoners among the Indians, were brought In. Th? girl was first taken at l.aredo, about a year since. She was afterwards released, and sent borne by the people of San Antonio. She has been a second time taken, and is now a seoond time released by them. Col. Hays also toak a number of horses and mules, which are said to have been stolen from the Americans. Our Informant gathered the above information from the members of the company. He did not talk with Col Hays. He left San Antonio on the evening of the 34th, via Corpus Chrlstl. Twenty-tire miles above San Patricio he passed a large body of Indians, which he supposed to be Cainanohes. enoamped on the ii uruvit. ue i in nun mey number about? one hundred and fltty, and had three hundred head of horses In their posseaaion They cam* from the Rio Grande region and orossing the Nueoes at their encampment, were travelling north. Our Informant alao atatea that on the day before he left San Antonio,an expreas arrived there, bearing despatches to < wlonel Haya from Major Neighbor*, Indian agent. The expreaa atated that the Camauchea had become boatile Hud had ordered all persona who were surveying landa to leave that part of the country. The expreaa also atated that live surveyors, under Mr. Robert Hays, a brother of I Colonel Haya, who were miaalng, had been certainly killed. It waa alao rumored at the agency that Mr Hudson, of Doatrop, with twanty-flvo men who wesu i out surveying on the San Saba, had been killed or taken prisoners. From thk Indian Country?A correspondent ot the St. Louis llevtelle, writing from the Usage nation, says that ths Camanohe Indiana, now in counnil with the Osages, told the latter that the Spauiards. (meaning the Mexlcana, we presume.) had advanced them large iuma of money, and made mauy preaeuta ot mules, aa payment for murdering the Americans who travelled along the road, and destroying their property. In ovder to stimulate them to thia work, large rewarda were liberally paid for every aoalp and oxtail which the Camanchea brought In. It was therefore their intention to take their old stands on both aldea of the Arkanaas river early In the spring. There hua been a powder mill explosion near Xenia, which killed one man. Tub New Mail Arrangement?Ah might be expected, the new arrangement for tne convey iiuce or the mall between New York and Boston, wblob commenced on Monday, liait been a failure no far, and will probably continue to be Tor Home time to comv owing to the determined oppottition with wbich the government line has to contend, after reaching the city. 1'he Ouelda brought the mall from New York to-day, tartlng at half-pant fl, and arriving at about II o'clock. The Traveller, a much Uster boat, had arrived half au hour sooner, and the cars for Hartford with her passengers were starting when the Un>-ida was ubreast the pier at the end of Wharf. In this way the mail has buen left behind for two days, although the government has a contract with the railroad for carrying the mail to Springfield, for two years i to come, for the sum of per annum To i avoid this detention the Postmaster here is about coni ti acting for a land conveyance from this to Springfield 1 direct, under the direction of the P. M. <? . leaving llart! ford to take care of themselves, or use the facilities they ; p*?sess for obtaining the mail at Springfield When the Department has provided for the route ax far as does not appear that they have overcome all their difficulties, for by ? combination of interests between the different Railroad Companies, passengers are ticketed through between Boston and New York for $4 in the old line, being less by H7\ cents than the price charged passengers to this city, and less >1 HTX than they can otherwise obtain passage by this route This, however, is nat a new arrangement, but one adopted previously to secure travel by this route and worki dinadvantageously to the new line It would not he surprising if the understanding between them extended even to the refusal of the mail, unless brought to Springfield by railroad. The passengers by the old line from New York to Boston are taken for four dollars, and if brought to this city, in the opposition boat for nothing, would still be losers to the smount of eighty-seven and a half cents This accounts in part for the Uot that although the Traveller charges fill cents more for passage to this city than the opposition boat, she has three or four times the num ner 01 passengers uiai me oiner ixml Drlngs, and nearly all the through passengers. We hare just lear ned that the l .astern mail wax detained from some cause, an that it did not arrive In seawon for the boat whlcli Wit at half pant one o'clock for New York, and of course It remains over till to morrow} ?S'tv Hnvn lh rahl, jIhk 'II. Murder in Nassau.?A correspondent of the iliidaon liazfttr, writing from .Vuhhhii, bttim's that Austin I'helps. for the last thirty years a resident of this village, was found last Kriday morning dead In bis bed, -villi his head split open, '.apparently by a blow Inflicted with an axe ) The deceased was 7H years of age; aud It is not known that out of his own family, he had an enemy while living, lie has left surviving him five children, four by a former wife, a widow an 1 her son, Issue by the Inst marriage. A few years ago. one of his sons by the former wife, took charge ot the public house, which up to that time had been keot by the old man, and assumed possession of all the personal property connected with the tavern. The real estate, comprising the tavern stand, and some land adjoining, was about this time or sonn after sold under a mortgage, and bid In In the uame of Truman Phelps,the son. At this time, the old mau and his wife, Truman and his sister, and the son by the last wife, then a young lad. Uvea together In one family. Owing to family difficulties, soon transpiring after this uew arrangement, the sister was compelled to leave Yale, the youngest half-brother, was also thrown upon the world, and both without any resources Truman married and brought home his wife; and soon after his step mother was forced out of the house. The old man made his complaints, but to the purpose only of being himself driven out from his home. Truman now left alone with his wife, soon inade her poiltlon insupportable, and she returned, with an infant child in her aruix. toher father s roof for that protection whleh had been so lately pledged to her from another, for the past year the old man has lived entirely alone, dependent moeily upon the charity of his neighbora.who deeply sympathised with him.while hlf wife supported herself, in doing housework In the neighborhood. Me was living In this way at thetime he came to his untimely end, and occupied a small building, formerly used sometimes as a store and sometimes as a harness maker's shop, standing on the public businesa square of the village The coroner held an Inquest and the Jury unanimously returned their verdict ol murder, committed |asthey suspect] by Truman I'h-lps I he coroner Issued his warrant, aud I'helps, though before cautiously watched, was now put under formal arrest lie has requested the '14 hours allowed him to procure counsel and remains In custody awaiting the further proceedings required by law. previous to his flnal committal. niirfllaneatn. U. S frigate Macedonian. < apt. De Kay, sailed from Cork on the luth iunt., for Uel!a*t, Ireland. The \>*kKW ?*r tt*cn,,d to the paaaengar train which left byftdum yenUrday morning, id discovered to be on Are when about tlx mil** uaat of that plaox. lJefore the train could be stopped the flamea had made *uch progre** that it waa linpoeeibl* to ?ave the ear. or any porilou of it* oontenta, which numbered about twenty package* and trunk*, belonging to the paaaenk-crn The tire I* nuppoMd to have originated from a *park thrown from the mnoke pip* of tha locomotive ? .Ithuny Eotning Journal 3i?l uif. 'I>n dollar bill* from the genuine plate, hut with coon* terfeit Nignaturea, of the New Haven Hank, Ct, are In circulation. The olty of Mobile ii laid to be a* healthy a* ever It waa; at ia?t aocounti there had been but aeven death* la a week. aor? of theee one waa a man found dead on a Uat boat above the city; one came to the City Hoepltal at the point of death from the eatne boat?the complaint of neither being known One waa a I'nited Htatea aaldlar, whoee death waa from convulatona; one waa a male *lave eighty yeara old; and three were Infcnta?of which two were ilill horn, and one ill ad from croup. LD. P*le? Two Ocati ^ ? The W atcrtni Pleees. Ko?t HiMiLTon, L. I., Aug. SI, 1MT. The romance and wild eoeuery of the country, 1* eminently calculated to make the d??p?at and moat Laatlng impreaaioui on th? thoughtful and contemplative talad The aeenea of nature attract the attention, and awake* motions which ara attended with profit, pleasure and delight. A change of Mane, for a time, by a vlalt at a dUtance from accustomed reaidence, whereby an opportunity la iffarded to look back on home, and bring under review the diversified evenU of month* and years paat. mav he milt highly profitable to ?T?ry one who hu ? <i?alr? fur mental and moral Improvement, and for an attainment of that necessary experience, which is so proverbially calculated to operate ai a safe and sure pilot, through the intrloate maze* of human life. At the waterlog plaoee new and interesting sssoclatloni are frequeutly formed, and often friendship* and affeotioni are cemented, and new and brilliant proapaeta and enraptured visions, open on youthful aspirations for domestic happiness?for glory wealth and fame Thar* heart* are won "Rich with all woman'* loveliness " Happy clronmitauoe were it always so; sometime* It uafortunately has proved otherwise it U a common observation that - they who go far for a wife, either cheat or get cheated,'' indicating, doubt lead, that It la anient to marry those with whose qualifications we are well acquainted, but the world will hara Its own way, aud *<> l?t it be -amen 1 will, however, give , for the especial tienellt of those concerned, some of Mrs Hproat* wine and Judicious remarks, for the partioolnr benefit of thoau who are rapidly verging towards the ua known realltloi of a married life, to whieh I most aarneatly hope they will give due heed. In nor family lectures, Mm. Hproat remarks?UA great proportion of the wretchedness which so often embitters married life, has It* origin in trifle*. Connubial happiness la a thing of too flue a texture to be roughly handled. It Is u delicate flower, which li.dlfferanoe will chill, and suspicion blast It 1* a nenaltlve plant, whloh will not even bear the touch af unklndne**; it must be treated with arduous care and tender affection, and fuarded with the impregnable barrier of unshaken condeuce." Thus Mr*. Sproat. Remember?unshaken confidence?confidence?faith?that is the all Important thing. When centldenoe 1? gone, the whole game of do mestlc happiness is over. When speakiug of faith, hope and charity, had not St. Paul said, ''the greatest of these is obarity," 1 should have said, the greatest of these is faith, but we will submit the whole. In the mean time, however, young ladles and young gentlemen, look out, and forget not the wise saying* ol Mrs. Sprout, remember about oonfldanoa unshaken, and trifles. " Learn ta be wise by othar'a harm." Amonp the many delightful watering plaoes In tha vl cinuy ot >#* Vork, there are none whloh surpass Krrt Hamilton. As It respect location, it yield* to none In the United States The splendid magnificent water soenery rarpasses every thing of the kind in the country. Through this narrow pass float. In near and commanding Tiew, the ships of every civilised nation of the world. Here the colossal. proud and majestic man-of-war, with marts towering to the skies, grinning dellanoe to foes, with frowning battlement*, passes in dignified and manlft grandeur. The mammoth steamer, with a oelebrlty surpassing the wind, and with a certainty to be confidently relied upon, possessing the latest and moet Important Intelligence to the commcrcial and other lntereata, plough* the briny waves, performing her various duties In a manner and with a despatch to excite our s'noere admiration. The beautiful and magnitioent packet ship*, of a structure and model perfected by our own mechanlM, possessing an elegance unrivalled, fitted up with oraameut anu taste, and affording splendid accommodations, ride grscefully upon the surface of the water. These all past In review, a* likewise hundreds of smaller craft, which float like gulls on the creeled waves,and are constantly changing places as In a quadrille. Here I* presented to view au apparent living, moving picture, pel feet to life, and full of incident, eminently oaloulated to captivate the attention and awaken peculiar Internet from Its grandour and sublimity, and from It* never I ceasing, ever changing varlet' aud beauty?on such a scene as this, one oan devote hours with pleasure and delight ~ who that, has arrived at Kort Hamilton, oan forest the golden glori> a of a aummer'a iuukI. in fuil aplendur and la rich variety, brilliant iml gorgeoua toaubumlty. '' The aoft and dewy light in whioh the tun Tempers hi* Urea to beauty." The mixl fruitful imagination cannot picture * kiu more beautiful, more enchanting, more lovely. How many remember the enchanting eoeoe, while promenading on tlieapacioua plana of the Hamilton Houae with aome dear friend, when the full orbed moon to ml?rowed on the placid watera. and myriad* of the brilliant eyee of heaven are ahiuing with bright and unbdlaa; luatre. in apparent obedience to the beautliul quean of night : ' The ailver light, with quivering glanoe. Clayed o'er tbe water'a atill expaiiae. On Huch a bleated night at thia, I've olten thought if irienda were near, How we ahould levl and gate with bltaa, Upon the moonlight scenery here." Let ua for a moment take into view tbe majeaty and atibliully of the great ezpanae ef watert, the mighty ocuau Some one hataaid, "Ocean, a name associated with the grandeat and meet aublime object* of nature." Who that has heard thy tempeat voioe, or M?n the raglug of luy mighty billows, but mutt caat hi* eye* above, and humbly acknowledge the power that aaiih to Ul* billow*, " peace, be atill, thua far abalt thou oome, aad here aball tby proud wavea be ataid." Give ua the broad and changeiul boaom of the ocean, ita blue iinmeaeored expanse tor the eye, and ita vaatneaa and.unlathomable depth for the imagiuation. At Kort Hamilton we behold on tbe right, the Jeraey i oast, Sandy Hook, and thehilla of NevrretnJt. Ob Um left, < oney Taland, and the whole extent ottiov Davto'a territory In extending our view, we paa* O'er the glad watera ot the dark blue Nfr Tbe glorioua aea? forever toaaing, Thy very motion ia *o beautliul, Ho wild, and Kplrlt-atlrring, aa I turn Kroui the rbangelea* moor, no tranquil. Or from the olty'a monotonaua tumult, 1 bleea each whvm that ripplna o ur the anore Ah, mighty ocean?thou art free -art free ! Daah high thy foamy-created billow* 1 To one who ha* a heart and aoul alive with MUl bility, niid iu lore with the aublime aeenery of sMut, there in a beauty and grandeur in the aurroan&lag aeenery ol? h'ort llamlltoD, which li eminently oalcui*t*<l to excite the iruagiuation, and afford peculiar plnini* and delight, Krom the uio?t elavated aituationa, Um proapeot In of a vaotnene and grandeur, that it la cult to deicribe The surrounding country ia charmingly diversified with gentle and beautiful undulation? fields, glowiug with rich verdure, and teeming with. luxuriance auu plenty. There ia mountain aoenary ia the dim distance; and there the" great maaa of watem, theme of nobler soug.'' Those who have retired to thia delightful watering place, to spend the rammer at the Hamilton Home, and other boarding houaea. enjoy there pleasure and repose amid the grand aoenary of nature. In consequence of tiie near proximity of Fort Hamilton to the city, those who resiue there enjoy alltbebcMtiU of a city and country life If buaineaa oalia them to the city in the day time, they can retire ia the evening, and enjoy the society of their fimlllM and the refreahlng. invigorating breetea of tha nnaan It ha* been remarked that there haa never bean a mora numerous or a more respectable company at thia plaaa, than liv occupied the Hamilton House thia aaaaon. No improper levity or gaity haa disturbed tha gravity and sobriety of the more sedate and thoughtful. Tha aa rial Intercourse haa been marked with deferenoe aad due respect. Much pleaaing aaaoclatlona and tntUnaolaa have been formed aa are calculated to awaken feeling congenial to the spirit of harmony, friendahlp, aad par- I haps love. '* Kaury suay have painted toaome in goideu dreams. and Imprnaaed upon thetn tin* dalightfUl Idea? " Ob, there'* nothing halfao sweet In life Aa love'a young dream." Let them by all mean* enjoy and cheriah thia fkaciaatiug sentiment; but let tlieui not forget the admonitiona . of .vlrs Mproat?remember about the triflea, confldenoe, lie. .Man and wile muat have full oenfldenea, full faith In each other They muat believe all tbinga good of aaeb I other?hope ill thing*, and endure all tbinga, aad ywt, i after all, none were ever too happy. Let my de?r youag friend* remember thia " The kindest and the happiest pair, Will And wcaMon to forbear, ' And om?thlu| ???ry day they Urn, I To pliy, and perhaps, forgive !" < olerldge Bay*, "I onstanoy lives in rsnlms above/' ? but who Khali put aaundar tho b?at affsrtlona of the heart?the noblest Inatlnrts of our nature 1 "Olvemebut 11 Something whereunto I may bind my heart - I Something to love?10 rent upon, to clasp ( Affection's tendrils round.'' Ho let It be- Ainen ' Vaa, my dear young friend*, yoti may Lake partner*. We consider It a duly as well u a pleasure to a tat* that l Mr. Mlnelll, who, for the past and preeent aeaaon, haa kept the Hamilton llouae. la a gentl?mau, prepoeaeaalng I In hla lyfWIMMS Of agreeable manners, and gf gTeat 1 business habits lie haa spared no pains or ecpsns* la I order to render thoae who hare patroniiad the establish- I I .. unJ n^alKI. J V_ I. leeerrtng of great credit for bin laudable mirtlou ul I | klml I'ltlM In cnn*f<ju?nce of the limited twoaipoto- I | llonn. an it rupiow room*, he bee been under the unpleasant Iirr.-witJf of rjectlug a great number of appllca- i Uoni Tiie Mtabll*hiu<int nhould be greatly enlarged, I and ihim ample accommodation* afforded. In taking imre of h urt Hamilton, many will reour to tbe dvhgbiful rrene* whioh have tranapired there, with I pl*a*ur? and dvllght. and T.1U eheriah a thonaand fond reminlaoeueea of bjre-gone day*. H. H. UHtLLS! SHKLLH!! 8H tLL8.!< - Waaiod *11 kin* of CJ shell*, lor which lit* ly*t>. M price will be gireai. at > I liatl> <ni atire*. oppoxte LKwbtr* *tr*ei. At the plaM willilmbe fouad a Uige and well (elected uaoruaeat of Shell*, whieti will be diafoted < f *tiee*ou*bi* price*. N B.?The highe*i price will be paid for all kiailt el caM-off Clothiug and Knrbiture l>o n..t rnisuke the u umber, SJ Chatham *treet. u28 *0?*re _ _ D" AOUtKKOTYHt PLATfcS. CA?iL?. CHtMICAX?. Apparatus, It*., of lapenor quality, ?t J"*#' | price*, at ANT H O N Y H iNayoy D^Krery thing ia the liae coutaoOT en h*a'd aall Mt*m

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