Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 12, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 12, 1847 Page 1
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1J TH] %ol.Xin.lfo. SSOuWImU If. Mft7. THE NEW YORK HERALD ESTABLISHMENT, JAMES GORDON BENNEnTPROHHETM. tXUUJUliATlOM _Jfo6.TV TOOOMIA DAILY HERALD?E??rr <l?y. Mco t MiapoiMW^ ii per nimim?jmvable iitdruu. U WEEKLY HKRA.LO-Et.it fctnr4?r-#?*oo * hi< - rcufj \>m copy?$5 per lannm, inclndinfpotUf?. ur$3 25, eiclnsire of i>o?tagev tmyabU ina^TUic#. 9mbyrlp emu ana nufrn'smiirni* win lv rvcwitcu vy v..... H. li we Viritui, Puis 5 P. L. ttimoads, 10 CorahiU, ?od Johe MiiUr. th* bonkt*ll?r, ANNUAL PICTOKIaL HJ&RALD?Pabliihed 01 ih? i:f iHiyjiiry of each year? h'lt copiu liipcnce each. aDVUSTISKMKIvTS, mih oiaul price*?alway* caah ii ?df.i:ire Ad> rrtii^rnenu ihoald be written in aplain, leaibl* Miuuer. The PropneBir will not b? re?|>oaaibie lbr arrorfUwi *r occnrin tliem. riClNTfJO of all kioda eieentcd b?annfiUIy aad wit I. ' oilWLtrh rJl letter' or cnmmanie.i<#i'vi? bgr n-.nil, ?d<lreu?<J to th? |>rppr!erorortlife<'Miahinejt.ntnarbapoei ptu4, or the poutT ap? will lie Jedu -iUVnin :b? t?ih?<!riotw.n niunav NKW irORK \*i> KAJt.HOApOuMfJlfv MtrvviKH AltRANUKMKNT. ^ ^ x train* w-ill leave (lie City Hnll for H>.r|rin j. vli>rri*iaua. Korlmm & Taekanoe Pleu&utviUa, "5 3o A M. Will'm?Dr'*?. Hart'* and Nowniilt 5 it A. M VVUite PI'u. ijeilfMrd i 7 " 7 A M. Wlai'ieSvilla 4 " 14 " 18 " <.'* 'on KJU 11 ' II " 1 r. M. 7 A. M. II S P M ? " 4 P. M. % r. ?i. 4 ' i m " 4 IN " 5 18 " K jo " Veturjinff to New Yor* will laava? M -i t iw.nUllariett. Kordhaia. Wlll'ra* Br'aa. T*:ehsJ?oe. 7 05 A- M. 4 VI ATmT ? 44 A.M. 1 36 A. M 8 1" 7 M ' 7 M 8 48 " 3 " 1 09 " 18* " I W P. M. W " !t M P. M. J* .4 P IM. i St ' 1J IS P. Vf. I JJ " 1 4? " White Pl'n*. i: " s le ? " 7 to a. M. , .. 15 ? ? 09 " S SI " _ ;*.ao " it ' 7 ? ? I p. M ? ? M ~ it n <n " IIcm-iiuy ill*. N?w Ctti'li Bedford. Wludickrille. J IS A. M. # A M. 7 J1 A M. T 45 A M SUP M. * rM. 4 11 I'M. 4 43FM Croton Kail*. 7 33 A M. 4 *? F M. Thr n.".:ui to and from Crotoa Falls will uot stop on New York Inland, except at Broome street, and S3<1 street. A ear will Recede each train ten minutes, to take op passengers in tbe city. The momma train of ears from Cretoa sails will not stop between Whit* Plains and New York, escept at Taekahoe William* Bridge, and For dhatn. Extra trams crt Sundays to Harlem and Mornsiaaa, if ftae "SIm's for Lake Mahopaek and Dantmrr lesre Croton Falls am affirM of the 7 o'alock A. M. and 4 P. M. trains, aad Cer Paw'--""" iiisvasafc, To Crotoa Falls |1M To Whitlickyill 9TH To Newcastle,'. . 7# Returning, leaf# Croton Fags at 7 A. M. and 9 P. M. ? wvaa^. NOTICE.?For the better accommodation ** n *" m^"r the public (as the days are becoming BSMHHbshorrer), the Hteamboat NhW PH1LADELPHl A will, ? and after Monday next, lease New Brunswick at 2t minutes before 7 o'cloek, aad New York atl5minnte4 past 3 o'clock, stopping: at the regular landings. The HAIUTAN will continne at her oldlionrs,at 7 o'clock from New Bruastoick and X before 3 o'eloek from New York, rnuniaa through without stopping. Both boats Tease from the foot of Barclay street. Fare in the New Philadelphia, cents; Raritan, 12% cents. New Brnnswick, Sept. 3. 1H7. ?8 30t*rc a_i. TOWINO?The new and powerful eteam''rI JACOB BELL, 'apt. K. Yates, and HE iMC^WHbRALD.Capukn J. P. PARKS, will be io constant treail><)ess for jTowiag Vessels to and from sea, aad about the II bur, on the most reasonable terms AH erdrrs thankfallr received and punctually' attended to. ApiJUa the old established Stsara Taw-Boat Office, No. 73 8 rt. curuer of Maiden lone, up ataira. nu lay every night at the foot of Orand street, E.R., and sK ,| ways in readiness at a moment's notice. N. Li ?All persons are forbid trustiug the above boats on accouot of the owners. W.N It T. M. DOUGHERTY, 9 301 *rc No. 74 South si cor. Maidea lane. oXAlfc-N ISl.AiNu rtun I i 11^.1,1^ *ft*r FRIDAY, Sept. ittth, 1147, the iteaml.oats SYLPH and BTATk.N INLANDER will make the following tripe nutil farther notice lutATK WHITEHALL. At 7, 9, 10, 11, A. M., and 1, 8, ten minutes past 3, aad at 4, 5, 6, 7, o'nion*. P. M. i LB1TC QUAHiHTINt. At ?. 8. ft. 10. 11, A. M., and 1,1, t, 4, S, #%.P. M. New V or* Se.it. 6tn. ?8 NOTICE?HOUR CHANGED FROM r 7 to 6 o'clock.?On aud after Monday, Sept. 8, MkGStoJHBHfa the Albany and Trov Ksening Liue of steam i'uktkl f?. u u 11..., .i.jrill llvlRIi Cmr W W.'l'urper, will leave for Albany and Troy at 6 o'clock instead of 7. i*a heretofore. ?6rh PEOPLE'S l INK STEAMBOATS FOR rj>/dL_lM ALBANY. Daily, Sundtys Excepted ? nnk Through Direct?At 6 o'clock, P. M., from tlie Pier bstween < :ourf lindt aii'l Liberty atrceta. Steuiboat ISAAC- NEWTON, Capt Wm H. Peck, will love ou Mouday. Wednesday, and Kriday evenings, at 6 o'clock. Steamboat HENDRIK HUDSON, Capt. R. O. Crattenden, will leave on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings at o'clock At Five O'clock. P. M.?Landing at intermediate place*? from the foot of Barclay streetSteamboat ROCHESTER, Captain R- H. Furry, will leave on Moaday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday artcnioons, at 5 o'clock. Steamboat SOUTH AMERICA, Capt. T.N. Hulse, will leave on Tuejday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons, at t> o'clock. The above boats will at all times arrive in Albany in ample time for the Morning Cars for the East or West. Freight tnkeu at moderate ratej, and noue taken after 4>{ o'clock, P. M. Q7" All persons are forbid trusting any of the boats of this line, without a writteu order from the captains or agents. For i?w? >ge or freight, apply ou board the boats, or to P. C. BCHULTZ. ai the i-lRce on the wharf. >6 th T<Y>kViihkwsburv,ocean house", Long Branch, Rnnsom Dock, Brown's Doek, Middletown and Red Bank.?The Steamboat ORU8, C. Price, Master, will run as follows, from Fulton Market Slip, East River :? Leave New York. Leave ShrewsburyO'clock. O'clock. Sunday, 12, at 8 A.M. Sanday, 12, at 5 P.M. Monday, 13, at 6){A.Y1. Mondty, 13, at 10 A M. Tae??lRy, 14, at 7 AM. Tuesday. 14, at 10>? A.M. Wednts-'ay, IS, at i)i A.M Wednesday, 15, at 11 A.M. The Line dtnges will run to Howell Works, Souam Village and e'reehuld. States to convey passengers to all parte of the country. N. B. All persons are forbid Crusting the above boat on account of the Owners. J. P. ALLAIRE. s2 30f*re F(. R SHREWSBURY, LONU BRANCH, Ocean Hou?e, P. W. ^chanck's, Hiithlauds, boat EDWIN LKW18, i apt. Haynei, will no ai followt, from l"ot of Barclay ?treet, Norlh river: Leave Ntu> York. Leavt Shrtvotbrury. O'clock- O clock. Tueadir, 14,at 10A.M. Wedneaday, lVatllKA.M. Thursday. 18, at 11 A.M. Fiiday, 17, at I P.M. Saturday, 18, at 1 P.M. Monday, *0, at 4 P.V. Tundav, il.at 1 P.M. WedneaJay, ffl.at 1 I.M. Stag's will be in readinoi on the arrival of the boat to conv?y ip..??c?Ber? to all parti of tin country. For further particular, apply to F, B. Hall, at the office on the wharf. FQ I UN PA t I Albaay..Utica 91 50; Syracuse, $2: Oswe?o; itgdmfSEtmU-. R<#liester. S3: Buffalo ti\ Cleveland. it; Detroit,$?; Nlilw*ukie, S6 71; Chicago, St 76; Cincinnati. Toronto *nd Hamilton, $4; Whitehall, $S; Montreal, $4. l itubnra, $6 O/ficc, luo Barclay etreet. . Any aacur.t.- required will be Riven for the fulfilment orall eontrncu made Wi'n thu company. r?2,?'ir M l. IUr, Aiifnt | New York, 1817. .4iJV> J** CONKV 1SLANO kJ-WlNY.?The well ji known steamer AMERICAN EAGLE. CapTft'.TK Geo. >1. Power, will ran regularly during the aen? >a to Coney Island, landing at Fort Hamilton, an lol low*:?wwmi ; ?" *> " " u?? aceoim?aiiiei the Inn'. au4 4M*rc MIIKNIMi I-1NK KOll ALU A NY AND -' *** TROV and Intermediate Landings. i&PuSJto Breakfast aid Dinner on board the Bon. The low pressure sreaniboat TROY, Captain A. Oorhara. will leave the ste?mb<?at pier loot of Barclay street. Mondays, Wednesitays, and Kridays, <xt i?Ttn o clock A. M. Returnin. oa fhc uuroiitf dnji. flie Steamer NIAOARA, Capt. II. L. Kellogg, will lejre the Steamboat Pier foot of Barclay atreet, 1 oesday, Thursday and Saturday, at half past ait o'clock, A. M., returning on the oppotite dnys. 17" Kare 50 Cants. . . For pasaaRe or freight, apply oa board, or to r. B Hall, at tht nffr* nn rli? wharf ?*&? EOR BKLIZB; HONDURAS?Bark JOHN R tMlyUAHUNKK, James I'edersen, master, will hay* ,Mnb lr?patch for the above port. Kor lieiclit or passage, having superior accommodations, apply to the captain on board. Pier 9, r.ait River. or to *ti 7t m f7aLk,XANT)RE. ?? South street. JtBSf *<?!< 1.1 VEHI'OOL?To sail with despatch, the W '* "12* i-"*' cihsi, Hut *<ilmg regular Packet Ship W ATEHfiliii'tlWii1 "n, Opt. Allen, buithen 1100 tons, will sail as above. hiving rery snpsrior accommodatiot s for cabin, second cabin aud tteearge passeugers. MMabont emharkii g, should make early application on hoard, foot of Maiden Unf, or to J. McMUHKAY. corner Pine and South afreets. Persons desirous of sending for their friends >n the Old Country, can have them brought out by the aboye splendid yes?I, or any other of the wnhr li>? by applying, si rrc NOTICE?'The consigure of tit) hhds. Toba-co w|WHV.cmi?iBned to order, per snip CLIFTON, from New jfcnMl?a''rl*<<n?, and the consignee of 10 bales wool, ina kec t ? d. .'roud. per aaine ve<iel, will please call and receiri the ?au.e tkis day, at the office of E K COLLINS, ' *8 .V> Mouth street, i ||? KOR LIVERPOOL.?The New Line?Regnlai packeeol 21 at September.?The sniirnor fast satlini qu?en ok thk West, captai! Philip Woodhouse, 125* tons hnrthen, will sail as above, hei regular day. Kor freight or passage, having splendid large and comforta state ronun and cabin, apiily to the captain on board, pier No 21, west side ol Burling slip, or to wooohull Ik minturn, 17 Honth st. Price of passage $100. The new packet ship CONSTITUTION, 1600 tons burthen Capt. John Britton, will succeed the Queen of the Wear, anc nil on her regnlar day, }lst of October. ?2| rc ~l*A?'-KKT? KOM MAVKl..-Secoti5 LineTh. JftlfWship ST. NICOLAS, Eveleigh, Master, will sai iSLfe&on the 1st of October. BOYD h H INC KEN. ; Mtoolr Wall ttTMC. I E NE1 NEV i fel I - ia Ska Innaararl . mu wuv uyyviusu ' We return again, u;i the London Pictorial Timet, to the sutyeot or tha Ormt Britain steamship, her funding is Dundrum Bar, and th? endeavor* made to restore her to tha element for which she was originally designed. . After baring been oast high and dry upon a rooty beach, bnt exposed to tha operation of tha wares at every high tide, wa find her, in a very short time, by the conjoined operation of lumping and drifting, burled no less than eight feat by the naad, and exhibiting, In her situation, ADDITIONAL INTELLIGENCE FROM THE SEAT OF WAR. [From the Vert CrusSan of Anahuac, Aug. 28 ] The prevailing rumor of . the day Is, that a letter received from Jalapa, by a person in this city, states that a division of Oen. Scott's forces have attacked K1 Pinon, to whioh point the Mexicans directed nearly their whole fbroe, thinking that it was a general attack?that in the meantime Oen. 8c >tt, with tne remainder of his troops, made his appearance in the rear of the enemy, haTlng marcned thither, passing through Ouad elupe' and capturing the city of Mexico?that the Mexican troops, so surprised, had laid down their arms, after a abort struggle We have not been able to find out who had received the letter above mentioned, nor how it came. We therefore give this as a rumor. There is, however, no improbability of its being true. N. B.?Since writing the above, we have learned that a letter ha? been reoeived from Jalapa, by a respectable person here, stating that the news of the capture of the city of Mexloo had been confirmed. [From th* Vera Crui Sun of Anahuac, Aug. 96.] We reoeived, through the politeness of a friend, tho Jalapa Bolelin it lat Noticiaa of the 'JOth. ltfl editorial column is, as usual, filled with rumors?for instance, that the people of the capital had formed into an army, and had sworn to die under the ruins of tho olty, before abandoning it!?that great enthusiasm prevailed ; that Generals Valencia, Salas and Lombardini were at the head of the government, and that Bustamente was expeoted to sucoeed them ; that American oldiers had gone over to the Mexicans ; that disunion existed in the rauks of our troops. The Holetin says, that Sr. Aburto, the guerilla chief who commanded the guorillas that attacked the detachment whloh returned here a few days ago, has re ported m* exploits to tne governor. It further lays, that the train, after haying been attacked at Cerro Gordo, retired to the Plan at the name time the guerilla* also retired. On the following day the train eemmeneed marching to Jalapa, and on tho evening (Thursday) had not yet entered that place. On the 19th, It van reported In Jalapa, that the guerilla! would attack our troop* near that place, and all the evening, the road for near a mile, was covered with men, women and ohildren, whom curiosity had attracted there Thia gave rice to iiring of cannon and musketry from our troops, aud the citizens succeeded in reaching their houses without receiving any injury The guerilla* are said to have numbered 340. The fire commenced at half past five o'clock, and lasted a very short time. At night tranquility prevai ed in the oity, and a party of mounted men from the train entered the oitv and passed through the principal street; at the same time guerillas were seen near by. The Bnlttin say* that the loss on the side of the guerillas whs hiiim.11 At 11 o'clock on the lllth, Mnjor Lally inquired of the alcalde wbetherthe citizens of Jalapa would commit hostilities against the Americans if they entered, or not. To which the alcalde answered, that the population was unarmed; but that a great number of guerillas being in the neighborhood, he oould not take the responsibility of thfir actions On the morulng of the 20th. the train of wagons and the troops entered the city The Holetin pays that the wagons are filled with sick and wounded. Yesterday, it was rumored in Vera Cruz. that Father Jarauta had attacked the train a short distance the other side of Jalapa; but that ho had been driven back by our troop* with loss on both sides. [From the New Orleans Delta, Kept. 3 ] K.xtract of a letter from an offlocr at Vera Cruz, under date of 37th August, 1H47 " Your correspondents have, douhtleis, informed you that Oen. Soott reached the city of Mexico on the. (I ' have not the date at hand.; Worth went round behind the city, aud cut off (he water. Valencia, with a large force, Rallied out of the oity, met Oen. Scott, and fought a little wb.le. and then vnmuied Into the city. Santa Anna then brought out a force, fought some lime, bat retreated iato the oity in great ditorder?convoked the Congress, and sent out for a cessation of hostilities, ex pressing nimseu willing to irrat mm mr. in?. iuwiilitien oiased?Scott surrounding the city. Thorn 1* no doubt of the correctness of thU information. .Some think peace will soon be e*taollshed, bat nobody think* no in Vert Crux. Major Lally wan beard from beyond Pfrote, on his way to I'uebla, not molested.'' [Translated from N. O La I'atria, Sept 3 } V>:ha Cat.'*, Aug '27, 1847. In th* Sol ite Jina/inac, of yesterday, you will see tho ruinor*, which are current here, alarming the population. The now*, which is In circulation, in taken from letter* received by way of Orlsaba Many other details are going the round*, which differ from the Sol'i account*, and the author* of them refer to the Diat it) del (iahierno of the capital of the 'Jilt, but there I* no one to be found wha can say, "I hare seen Itand it Is most probable that such news is apocryphal, and the only true account Is that which ha* appeared in the Sol To-day, It Is said, and perhaps with more foundation, that Scott baa beaten Santa Anna and Valencia at K1 Tenon, and that In consnjueuceof the defeat, there was a parley held by the Mexicans begging a suspension of bostilitiei), and allowing a conference with the American Knvov, Mr Trlst. I believe that this Is trne, though thera Is no solid foundation for It, as no mail or official advice bus come down If, perchance, any of the papers here affirm tho contrary, you can safely sny that ai this date, nothing contrary wa* known to what I have already given you Dy the britlsh mail which ought to leave the capital the day after to-morrow, we shall on Tuerday next (Mint | August.) have positive news, and I shall then inform yoj ' of every thing 1 can learn We know nothing of Parades' march into the Interior, j Having written thus far, I have heard orrtain whlsp.?r ings which cause me to believe that If the capital Is not already taken,it will not be long before It is In possession of the Americana. ' Tamsico, 98th August, 1847. ** , The correspondent, after staling that the communication with the interier is so shut off that nothing but rumors are beard, alludes to one which had been current . some three days in Tamptoo, viz that Hcott had attackr ed Cbapultepee, the tlrst fortified point on the road from Tacubaya to Mexico, that It had suffered three assaults, r and in all of them had repulsed him with censiderahle loss. The data of this occurrence is not mentioned, and ' it was looked upon as a vague rumor. The other rumor which was of any importance, was oqe communicated to the correspondent of La Patria by ^ Individual who arrived on the 27th from Huejutla, who said that on the , 16th or 16th, the first brigade of the American army I composed of some 3000 men, attacked the Mexican brigade which was between San Cristobal and Oaudalupe, > and was repulsed with a loss of MM) men on the American 1 side This brigade 1s a part of the San Luis Potosi forces under Valencia. This news wants further oonflrmation. 40ft \ . IV YO 7 YORK, SUNDAY MORIS THE G'REAl on the Horning of the 27th July, Showln uub utua cuuuuiik^cuiDUb m uu?j?7 bimi/ nuu uuuiu iw ntvnu. The ingenuity and enterprise of the engineers, to whom ?u Appointed the task of floating her, it possible, have ' at length, however, succeeded in effecting such a change i in her position, and given such a command over her di- 1 reotion, that no doubts are entertained but that, at the 1 first Yavorable high tide, the Great Britain will be again ! relaunched, and at comparatively little oxpenso restored ] to the service for which she was intended. We subjoin i . THE POSITION OF THE AMERICAN ARMY DEKORE THE ] REPORTED TWO UATTI>ES. [Krom the New Orleans Picayune, Sept. 2.] e Tho mall brought by the New Orleans on Tuesday ( evoning was a large one, and we took the pains yesterday 1 to inform ourselves of the best opinions ouirent at Tam- i pico among commercial men as to the poaition of Gen. < Scott. A large number of letters were received, which ] make mention of him, and the tenor of them Is quite uni- I form as to the principal fact of Gen. Soott's presenoe in 1 the immediate vicinity of Mexico. _ 1 A letter irom a loreign house at Tamplco. dated the i 36th u\t . to their correspondent here, Bays that on the i 14th of August the two armies were opposite each other at El Penon. and that every moment thev were expectiug the result of a battle. The writers of the letters from Mexico exprett) great doubt whether a battlu and the fall Of the city would lead to a peace Another letter, also from a commercial house at Tampioo, dated the 37th August, which we have seen, says explicitly :?" There are mercantile letters in town to the 14th Inst, Irom the city of Mexico, (Jen Scott wan within three leagues of the city of Mexico, with from ten to thirteen thousand men, eighty-four pieces of artillery and one thousand wagons." Another letter, later than the foregoing and also from Tampico. says that on the 17th ultimo, (Jeneral Scott was within sight of the gates of the city. The letter refers for particulars to previous letters sent by a schooner, which has not yet arrived. The last letter which we shall mention is from an excellent source, and is dated on the 38th ult. It confirms the foregoing onfe in saying that letters to the 17th have been receive<1 from Mexico. These letters represent distinctly that on the 17th Uen. Scott was within three miles ?f the city, anil at that time operating upon the southwestern side of it, having met with some difficulties on the southeast side We cannot suppose that all these representations are deceptive. Tbey are from entirely distinct sources and from such parties as are likely to be accurately informed. We cannotdoubt. therefore, that (Jen. Scott was on the 17th ult. cautiously preparing to strike the decisive blow which was to seal the fate of the city of Mexioo. We are equally confident that ere this the blow has been struck, and that the city is in our possession. It Is to be regretted that the possession of the oity should not be decisive In conquering the peace se much to be desired ; but on this point we believe the opiniou is almost unanimous tnat the fall of the capital will by bo means suffice to bring the Mexicans to their senses The interests of the other States of .Mexico are by no means ho intimately connected with those of the federal district and capital, that the conquest if the capital involves their submission The force of artillery which (Jen. Scott is said to have with him, by one of these letters, is larger thi n we supposed he would take, but in the opinion of military men it is not exaggerated. Our readers may be interested by a few words upon the topography of tile country around Mexico?just enough to render intelligible what is said of the direction in which <Jen?ral Scott is operating.? Wo copy from a letter of Mr. Kendall a few lines quoted by him f rom a communication of one of our officers, a prisoner in Mexico, in regard to the routes to the capital. It was written on the Sth of July last : ? " i in" sirnngertt, ueience 01 uie .Mexicans is at f.l renon, three leagues from here and on the best road leading into the city; but the beet approach Is by Guadalupe or Cbapultepec, and the position Tor throwing shells better from either. The road from (iuadalupe branched about on? and a half miles short of the Penou, passes round the Inke of Teienco, and In thirty miles farther than the direct route There are two or three leagues of suft ground on this road, made no by the recent rains, which may occasion some difficulty to heavy carriages; but (rood judges think it may be on rcome The road to Tacubaya and <hapultep?c is good, and here is the supply of water for the city, which may be cutoff.'' Ward tells us that lhapul tepee is a summer palane built upon urock to the foot of which the waters of the lake of Teiouco formerly extended. Chapultepcc has been a strong military position from its commanding height. The road from Chapultepeo to Mexico. Ward describes as divided by an aqueduct, which separates the portion of it destined for oarts and mules from that intended for carriages and equestrians. The struot.nr? of the aqui duct is solid and oonsists of nine hundred arches Tacubaya Is a Tillage about four miles Iroin the gates of the capital southwest from Chapultepec. Both plaoes are laid down at south and west of Mexico, while K! IVnou lies nine miles off. east and a little south of the capital. All accouutn agree that the Mexicans hare abandoned all those defensible points on the road through the mountains which separate the valley of I'uebla Iroin that of Mexioo, and will rely upon the defences close about the city. Many infer from this that the resistance to our entrance into the capital will not be obstinate-that we shall take it without inflicting at the same time In blood and desolation a lesson upon the obstinate and misguided aation. THF. SIJSPKNSION OP HOSTILITIES. [From the New Orleans Bulletin, Sept 3.] Vr.RA Cnr*, August 27, 1847. The house of Ilargous and Co , received a courier yes4 J._ r ... 1 I..I. ? l.? I. .! II r.U.I ? l_ irriinjr Hum vunii I'"' ' "' ? " ? """ " a few hurried lln?, say* that (Ion. Scott wan before the city Th?rn had born an attack made on a portion of thn American army, but the Mexican* weru repulsed with great low. Proposals had been Bent to Gen. Scott, offering to treat, and the fighting had been suspended, though thn batterlen and artillery of the American* were all ready to fire on them, and Gen Scott had actually commenced, when the flag of truce reached him The result wan not known, though the courier verbally report*, that the American army were actually entering the city when he left Nothing further will probably be known until the arrival of the t'.nglinh courior, who is expected on tho lot of September. The American* had out off tho supply of water, and the army wan on both sides of the city. The fight that t? ok place, wan with that portion under Worth. The action lasted two hour*, and was sanguinary and decisive, as regard* the Mexicans. We know nothing a* to the Amerioan loss. Oen Scott, besides his flying artillery, has a very large battering train with him, aud no doubt is felt here, that he has obtained possession of the olty. We anxiously wait iull details, and sincerely hope it will lead to peace. Business 1* very atiil here. There are only two foreign vessels, one from Havre and one from Havana, and pnly two American merchant vnsssls, the others are in

government employ, as transport*, store ships, colliers, Tho yellow fever is decreasing, owing, no doubt, In some degree, to the excellent sanatory regulations, OPFICIAI. RKPOKT OP CAPTAIN WKT.I.S# CaMr U*?iah?, August 19,1H47. Sir?I have the honor to report for the information of the colonel commanding, that on the morning of the 13th Instant, la obedlenoe to nia orders, 1 proceeded with iuj 1 RK E riMG, SEPTEMBER 12, 1 f B.R ITAIN, rr?i imuMyfi?~?~m m ? 1 M Mi y.M i 'VMrinrt' 'f*i A g the Apparatus for Floating Her off tl t sketch of this noble vessel as she now stand*, with all the apparatus. boxes, 8tc , m planned by Mr. Drframw, to effect War removal; each of these latter contain from >5 to 45, aftid some even SO tons of sand. They are fourteen In mttnber and are hung on wooden beams attached to the ship They are intended to act in their descent n the same manner as the sash frame of a window when ettlng up| or down b v the balance weights which are leoured la the frame. It may be well, before closing our I 1 ' :otnmand,{composed of Capt. Halle's company 14th Infantry. K. tompauy of the 1-Jth Infantry, commanded by Lieut Wyohe, and Capt. Kairchild's company of Louflana Rangers. In all seron officers and two hundrea and me rank aad flle. The train was composed of two arn>ulances, each drawn by four good horses, tit for the serrice in wtfloh they were employed, and nine wagons lrawn by naif broken down but still unbroken Mexican mules, with which It would ham been difficult for me to have fulfilled mv or Jers even if there had been no enemy to contend with. The commanding officer wan not mounted, and was under the mortifying necessity of digmounting a dragoon and taking a norne wheu olrcumstanoeB wen suoh that ho could not possibly perform bin duty on foot. Such wan the command with which my orders required me to traverse a country and para a bridge and fortification which no leu* than eight hundred men,supported by artillery, had heretofore attempted. f*hnd nut prooeeded four miles from camp, when it became necessary to throw out u part of my provision* ; and it was then only with the aid of my infantry. and the extraordinary exertions of the active uuu ruiuiriii master ^\ir. Dooieyj wno accompanied the train, that the wagons could be forced up the sand hills. I reached Santa Ke and encamped for the night. Th?> next morning I purNiied thu inarch, the enemy appearing on the tlank, hut evidently with no Intention of attacking us. A few shots were exchanged between them and Captain Kairchild's company. whp had left the road to give chase. I arrived at Juento del ltto, about nine o'clock at night, and encamped. Here I judged myself to be within nix miles of Major 1,ally's vamp. The next morning I directed Captain Kairchiid to detach an officer (Lieut. Henderson) and thirteen men. wiih orders to prooeed to Major Lally'a camp, and report my advance, provided he could prudently do so, and the distance did not exeeed six miles, but by no meaus to go beyond that distance, but to return and report the condition of the road to me. Thin command was accompanied by Dr Cooper of the army, and two of the Georgia volunteers I regret to inform you that I have not since heard of this detachment, and am ignorant of its fate. I pursued the march until about ten o'oleck, with difficulty getting the mules along, and at I'asa La lieja, whilst the train was on the bridge, and the troops were getting water, the enemy appeared in foroe in front, on the hill.Hud commenced a fire upon us; some shots were also fired from the rear. After th? necessary preparations were made, I detached Capt. Ilaile with his company through the chaparral to gain the (lank, and if possible their rear. This service was promptly and gallantly performed, whilst the command was ascending the hill. He gave them a Are, which put them to immediate (tight I ordered Lieut. Morrelle, of Captain kairchild's company, with twenty men mounted, to hold the horse* near the bridge until the train had ascended the hill. Tho rear, however, was not attacked at this place. We continued our march, dispersing the enemy before us, until dark ; when, as the train was passing a bridge within three miles of I'uente Nacional, the enemy opened his tire from the hills, within two hundred yards of the command, the balls generally ranging too high ; the lire was so promptly returned that they were soon driven from their position, and, 1 think, with considerable loss. Here, as I had previously intended, I ordered the troops to encamp. The wagons were blaced in a safe position, the white covers taken oR, the horse* placed under shelter, and every thing disposed for ai|Uiet night's rest, which my men so much required. At three o'clock next morning I had the men under arms, and detached Lieut. Wyche with part of his company through the chaparral, to gain a position on the hill side, to bf ready when the enemy should advance to the attack Just at day break they appeared on the hill, with drum bailing and firing inta our oarnp 1 did not return theli lire, out order'* 1 Opt Hallo with hi* company to pasi up the hill to the left of the road and gain their flank Tiiay continued their rtitulo for about twunty minutes when Capt. Halle suddenly tired upon them and *?? *f ter them with the bayonet, much to the amusement 01 our troops. Who could sio them from tlie opposite aide o] the bridge. Lieut Wyche had gained hid position, anii wan lying in wait, but they did not approach sufficiently near 1 held tho hill with my infantry till the train wai ready to mote. I wan now within about three mile* o I'uente Nacional. The enemy had attacked us threi timea Id force, aud always routed, without the loss on our part, of a man. The only loss sustained waa oqi horse wounded, and three muskets rendered unservicea bin by musket balls. It waa reported to me thi morning by the wagon master that one of th mule teams couU proceed no farther; I was com polled in consequence to destroy my tents, and leav one wagon The other mule teams 1 had no hope c getting much beyond I'uente Nacional, and had deter iuinod that if I did not find Major Lally near there, t destroy all the wagons and property, aud with four day* provisions in the haversacks, and the mail ami amnion! tion. and some light baggage In the ambulances, to joii him by forced inarches Kvery thing being in readiness 1 commenced the march about half-past nine in th morning Before this time I was fully satisfied that tin enemy occupied I'uente Nacional in forte. The track of unshod horses in the road left no doubt of that. Mj orders were positive; no dlacretion waa allowed to me and according to iny ideas of military service, I fel bound to proceed In the execution of the order, until il was proved, without the possibility of a doubt, that 1 could not be carried out. My force waa too small to de tach any part of it to endeavor to turn the position The Mexicans were appearing on my flank, and threat ened my rear. To reconnoitre waa useleaa ? nothing could be seen. I therefore determined to draw the ene ray 's Ore from'he forts and heights, and thua disoovei his strength and position I accordingly made my dls positions so a* to sacrifice the least possible number o iny troops With thirty picked men under the aom mand of Lieut. < honey, -Ith Infantry, extended to Mi] paces, I descended towards the bridge. This detauh inent was ordered to keep at least otie hundred yards ii front of the mounted men After the mounted men with some interval, marched Lieutenant Wyche'i company; next came the train, followed by (apiair Halle's company, who waa ?rder?d to clone on am. protect It, in oaae It ahould be charged. The real guard, oomraanded by Lieutenant Marrelle, of Cap tain Kalrchild's company, followed after Captau Halle's company. I halted the oommand on lh< slope of tha lilU; oontlnuing to advance myself with Lieutenant Chenny'a oommand, hoping tc draw the enemy's Are, without further expo.ing inj troops All waa, however, still?nothing could be neeri I directed the advanoe to move upon the bridge?ordered up the main body, and took my positlou in person near the bridge, where I eonld direct the advance or order a retreat, as the one might prove practicable or the other necessary. The rear of the command had scarcely got In motion when the enemy opened their fire from the forts and heights with muskets, escopetes. and artillery, and showod themselves In such numbers and position, that I perceived at onoe that In passing the bridge they must neceaatrlly inflict upon me suoh a loas In killed and wo u?4ed, that It would be impracticable for me [ERA 1847. 1 i - rySflBl^HB^SBBii^S^? tie Dundrum Sands. remarks, to state that already the work has so far advanced, that she has been raised n? 1ms than four feet by means of the various artificial applications resorted to This, considering the immense weight of the body to be moved, and the little convenience afforded by the neighborhood of resorting to any extensive engineering I aid, Is wonderful; and, next to the magnitude of the operation, the simplicity of the means employed must strike the attention of every observer. to advance or retire. I therefore directed the fire to be returned and the retreat commenced; and withdrew my troops from under the fire of this strong place with the loss of only four men killed and one man and two horses wounded Oae of the ambulances wan quickly turned and gained the top of the hill; the other, In the act of turning, hail one of his horses killed, and could not be brought off. The mules were of course more unmanageable than ever, aud as soon au the enemy peroeived tu?i< wn wrro intuui^ mcjr uuiiuruir&i?u tueir wudio urn upon the train Half the mules were almost instantly shot down, and the teamsters compelled to abandon their wagons. The enemy now displayed a strong foroe outsido the fort, and was moving to gain our rear. I now moved off my command, which had been halted at the top of the hill, just beyond the effective range of the enemy's gun*, and abandoned the train which I could not possibly have brought off, nearly all the mule* having been wither killed or wounded; and to have blown up the amm unltion or saved anything from the wagons would have been to sacrifice men. which it wax now evident I had not to spare, and would have been compelled to leave my wounded, as 1 had not the means of transporting them. All the property, as well as the personal baggage of ihe officers, was lost, and some despatches which I ordered ( apt llail" to keep in his trunk as the safest plaov, were also lost. The mall intended for the army was. however, stved, aud the only wounded man brought from the field The enemy's force occupying the forts, I oould not estimate with any degree ot accuracy; it was certainly several times my own. and there was also a considerable force outside. Nothing was left now for me to do but te force my way through the enemy In the rear, and return by rapid marches to this place. The enemy appeared on every side during the day, and I was compelled to pro< ceed with the greatest oaution, always holding one hill until my Infantry gained possession of the next in fromt, 1 by a fatiguing march through the chaparral. This la' borioux duty fell principally upon Capt. Haile. 1 con1 tinued iny march at night, but after dark I met with no fnrtlmr nnnnaitinn frnm Mia mnmttiv unH arrivuil thu nnvt ' morning at hint* Ke. The next day I arrived and encamped at thin place.? 1 In conclusion, I mu*t be permitted to speak of the officers who no ably sustained me on thin trying march? Capt llaile, of the 14th Infantry, 1 had frequently to ' detach on laborious and dangerous service, and It was universally performed in a manner that oalled forth my warmeit admiration Lieut. Wyche, 12th Infantry, though nick, wan with his company, and rendered important itervlee. Lieut. Cheney, I4tli Infantry, who commanded the advance on the Kith, I wan compelled to place in a most dangerous position at the bridge, and hi* coolness and bravery were conspicuous To Lieut. Morrelle, of Capt h'aircnild's company,and the twenty brave volunteers who composed his command, my thanks are also particularly due I had assigned him the duty of holding the heights and protecting the rear. He selected his positions with judgment, and I frequently saw from the front his men charging and firing upon the guerillas who were annoying the rear. Mr Hayes, of New Orleans, accompanied the command as an amateur, and was always a volunteer whenever dangereus or difficult service was to be performed. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, J. M. WELLS, Captain 12th Infantry. Commanding Detachment. ; Lieut. Arthur, A. A. Adjutant General, Vera Crui. mqvbmknts of general parbdes. i [From the New Orleans Picayune, Sept 1 ] t We have a letter from Vera Cruz, dated the 19th of August, which mentions a rumor ourrunt there that i General I'aredes had reached Orizaba, and was at the f head of three hunhred men No other particulars are Hpeaki* of the rumor, w? infer that hi' attached no con*eijuenne to It We obeerve In the Vera Cru* paper* peculations upon tho probable design* of Parede* and f his chance* of huoomk. They are not of a character nr r plausible that we ileem It ni'cniniry to reproduce them I Hut a few day* will elapse i>efcre we mny expect t? re > eeive authentic accounts of hi* movement*. ? AKKAIUS IN TAMPICO. The following la au extract from a commercial letter:? T?mpi< ! , Aug. -il, 1947. Buslnoss la at a complete stand ntlll here, a* s? buyer 1 can oofue lu froui the surrounding country .Small partle * of guerrillo* for the present command all the outlet*. 1 There are mercantile) letter* iu town to the 14th lust n Ih? nit- ,.f Vnvinn linn a.i.ll ? -- .111,1.. " 1"?kuhh of the city of Mexico, with from ten to thirteei ? thousand inen, eighty-four piece* of artillery, ami on ,r thousand wagon* There in a good deal of sicknes* among the troop ? here, but happily the ra*eH of yellow fever are very rare ' Lieut Meads, of the llth infantry, U. 8. A., died yeiiter " day of fever and inflammation " OKNKRAFj KKAKMY AND MKtfT. COf,. FRKMOMT. ' [Krom the St, Louis Republican, Sept 4 ] The I'latte .'Jrjin in noticing the return of (tenera] Kearny and Col. Kremont, from < aiifornia. *ay* :? "Col. Kremont I* under arrest He was permitted to ' bring twenty men in hi* e*cort, and march In the rear ' of the general. It is *aid that Col. Kremont had hi* . choice, either to be *ent home in Iron*, or to come the t way h? did. The Colonel i* very popular in the Totted _ State*, and hi* pre*ent situation will excite a lively intere*t in the mind* of the people " Wo undertake to *ay that the*e statement*. *0 far a* they go to refleot upon Wen Kearny, are gratuitou*. and without any ju*tiflcation <-oi Kremont wa* not arre*ted until hi* arrival in the United State*,and we understand that hi* return home wa* -ntirely voluntary? mo*t probably with a knowledge that be would be arrested on hi* arrival In the United State*. The two partie*. we believe, did not travel together, but they were within a mile or two of each other on th* whole route. Whether till* aro*e from the eitabllihment of a per*onal non-lntercour*e between them, or from m^re convenience, i* ? matter about which we know nothing. The *ame paper allude* to a contemplated duel between Col. Ma*on. of the dragoon*, now (Governor ol California, and Col K remont. Suoh a meeting wa* at one time feared -a challenge having paaaed between the partie*?but it wa* checked by General Kearny. Of the onuses which led to it, if of a public character, the > country will, perhap*, be informed at a proper time ' ARMY MEDICAL BOARD. fluanaoN Okkkrai.'* Orriei:, Sept. 10, 1847 A board of army aurgeen*, for the examination of api plioatien* for appointment* to the medical staff of the regular army, will convene in the city of New York, on the i7th of October ensuing, and will probably oonttnue In *e*slon for three or four week* Applications must be addreeeed to the Secretary ol War. must state the age and residence of the appliaant. and mast be accompanied by re*pectable testimonial! (mere referenoee are not *ufflrient) of hi* po?*eseing th? moral and phy*loal qualification* requisite for flliinii creditably the responsible station, and for perfbrmlni LP. medical staff - HM?/iin*l<m Union, Srpt 10. ARMY AFPAIM. Wi? DiPiiTmiT Aumt M 1817 8i??I am Instructed by the Pn?J?U?t to naiMt that you will ctum to b? raised and organised in the of Tennessee, in oonformity to th* regulations herewith transmitted, two regiment* of volunteer Infantry to err* during the war with Mexico, oaleu woner discharged. Nashsille and Memphis are designated as the places of refijesvous, where the oompaniea, as bat m Umj mr* raised and organised, will be further organised into a regiment, and to whioh points officers of the proper staff departments of the army will be immediately sent with funds to defray the necessary expenses which may.be incurred. agreeably,to law. The I'resident requests that you will be as prompt as possible in the arrangement of this matter, in order that the volunteers may be ready for immediate service. I have tne honor to he, Very respeotfully, Your obedient servant, J. Y. MASON, Acting Secretary of War. His Excellency A. V. Baoww. Oovernor of Tennessee. Nashville. The kluJora got oft yesterday for Vera Crui. taking over Capt. Lewis's company of Lpuisiana Rangers. with their horses The ufAonrs of the company are Captam Lewis, lit Lieut. < Christopher Lilly, t2U Lieut. John K lino, 3d Lieut. Charles Koster. ?-V. O. Picayune, Ud init. Lieut. Wilkinson, with twenty seven re cruits. arrived last evening on the llridgewater. These recruits wrr? raised at Jacksonville, 111.?St. Louis Union, 4tk inst. The IVnracola Live Oak says. that the company of militia, raised by (Captain W. W Kelly tome time since, for th? purpose of garrisoning Port I'iokens, in the harbor, is uow under orders to proceed to Mexico. This la what the boys have, all along, been wishing for. NAVAL IN rKI.I.KJHNOE. The United Slates store ship Supply. went to sea from I'ensauola on thu U'Jth ult Among the passengers she took nut Were three worn-out veterans, entitled to a place In tbe Nav.il Asylum The following Is a list of the Gincere of tho SupplyJohu 0. Caiup. Lieutenant Commanding; Joel S Kenard, Acting Master; Win V. t'itg. gerald aud Aaiuu k|uackunbusli, l',t**ed Mi*>hlpiut n; James V Hudson, Coptum's Clerk; lleury Walk, Lieut, (supernumerary;) 1!. Kmuiet llooe, Lieut, (sick;) James Thornly, I'-ssed Assistant Surgeon Lieut, l'alimr, who lately commanded the United Slivtes schooner r'lir^ has been detached fin af".ouat ot ill health, and the command of tlie Flirt given t< LidUt. E. f'ai rand, who is in dally expectation of peil.jjg for Vera Cruz l'eusacola still continues quite healthy.? N. O. Picayune, 1 it init. Tin- 11 t.'H I Hi of Now Orleans. The accounts from Now Orleans show a most deplorable state of things, so fur as the health of the city is concerned. Our correspondent writes under date of the lit * Inst , to the following effect. We have now arrived at that fearful period in the history of the epidemlo, when it becomes necessary to throw off restraint, and to proclaim the fact that New Orleans is suffering severely from the ravages of yellow fever, ship fever, and other cemplieated and oontagious diseases. There are, at pre- . sent, at a low calculation, live thousand persons In thia city prostrate with various diseases. Our citlsens have most nobly responded to the calls made upon them by tb? different charitable associations, but there are stlU very will exist la a large city like ours, And which, without the most aotlve and scrutinizing oare, will either entirely escape ol*erv*tion,or. on account of the crowded state of the hospital*, fail to gain admittance and obtain the relief provided by the public. 1 am uow writing within the sound of audible poverty and despair, with th* groans or the sick and dying ringing In my ear*. Ood grant thai it may never again fall to my lot to b? thus surrounded to experience the sensations which 1 now endure. Nix gentlemen, myself among the number, hava formed a guard for the purpose of ascertaining the true state of the epidemlo amongst us, and you may rely upon my statement, that on Sunday last (the 'JBth ult ,) one hundred and forty-six burials took plaee within the olty of New Orleans and Its suburb*. Should the present weather continue, and the number of unacollmated parsons now here remain, the (Jol of infinite mercy alone knows what the result will be. The number of Individuals now here, who have determined to brave the pestilence, is estimated at twenty thousand, many of whom could leave, as welt not, were they so disposed ; but the ail-mighty dollar keeps them, and they remain exposed to all the prevalent dangers of contagion and death. Although business is at a stand, we have a larger unaccllmated population than we have had at any previous time, and new subjects are continually arriving, so that with the emigrants from foreign countries and the volunteers dally arriving and departing to and from I Mexico, the fever is not likely to want victims till frost cow?e to deaden Its malignant powers. Amongst the emigrants, poverty appears to be the prominent feature ?f th_l, ......I.Wh.t nlfn --- J with them remain* to be seen. There la as much philanthropy amongst ua as in other cities, and I think I could with propriety Hay there in more benevolence than la ordinarily exhibited In such Urge communities; hut, of course, the best of us are limited In our action by our abilitiM. and we who remain here can but think, that It la the duty of those who Uy to the north in the aumnier f'er safety, but who return to New Orleans to make money during the winter, we oannot hut think It Is the duty of such to contribute something for the relief of the destitute. Money forwarded to the Mayor, for thia purpose, would be properly applied. You ran form no oorreet .opinion of the actual number of deaths from the reporta published daily. Kor every ten deaths reported at the Charity Hospital, there ate ninety peraona who dls unknown, or at any rate unreported There are now In Doctor Luxenburg'a Hospital 6'JO patients; in Howard Aasociation JHO; Samaritan's 147; Doctor Dalton's Infirmary 69; Doctor MacKeys 167, and our own little guard has in charge 1m. of whom no report is known except among ourselves. These few privata infirmaries will give but an imperfeat idea of the many other associations, (of which In a future number I will give some report,) many of which are under the control of the masonic and odd fellows fraternities, ail of whom are dally going about doing good: and although many members are themselves unaecllmated, still they appear to have given themselves up entirely for the welfare o others Here the rich and poor unite, vie with each other in administering aid and comfort. May thalr exertiona be crowned with suocesa. [From the New Orleans Delta, -id inat J The whole number of deaths by yellow fever for the last month, beginning at 9 A.M., on lat August, and ending at II A. M. on lat September, la il'iH. Tula la a larger mortality than has ever befora occurred in the month of August. The last severe epidemic that visited our city, was la 1841; the number of deaths then for the monih of August (from all diseases) was S62; In 1839, It was BID; In 1M7, 4*3, in 1833, 410; in l?'ii, 16.'*; in 1820, J89; in 181#, 293; 1817, 480. The average daily number of deaths from yellow farer for the last month, la a fraction over 36 per day. In 1839, when the mortality was next to this year tba greatest, In the month of August the average of death* per day waa a fraction over 20. In 1*37, and 1841, the severest epidemics whleh have ever atHioted our city, the number of deaths for tha month of September more than doubled that for tba uitimu ui AUKUDb. uuiwv IU jvmID iuu iok, wlirn the fever broke out early, aud prevailed moat Ik August, there were fewer deaths hi September than In August. From these facta we rnav draw the consolatory hope that the fever of this suasou has now spent Itaforea, and will decline during the present mouth -Heptembar. The highest number of deatha by yellow fever on any one day during the laat month was 67. 1 In 1H22, when the population of the olty waa not one1 half of what it li now, the highest number waa 00. In lH3:t, the largest mortality any one day, of yallow fever, was A3. In 1841 tho hignrst number waa 43. The following is the whole number of death* from all diseases, during the months of Anguat, September and Uctober, in the following years, when the yellow faver prevailed:- 1841, '2,231; 1839, 1,054; 1837, 2 239; 1833, , '2,7.'>H; 1822, 1,362. H The largest number of deaths occurred in 1833, when the cholera prevailed at the same time (hat the yallow fever wtu raginK _ _ ? nativk Amkhican xatiovai. co.nvk.vtion.? ? A Convention of flie Native American party, for the purpose of nominating candidates for President and a Vice President of the United States, convened In thla , city yesterday at the Assembly building The oonvention was organized in Pittsburg laat spring, and adjourned to meet in thla city at the present time. About one hundred delegates were present, from the States of Maine. Massachusetts, New Vork, Naw Jersey, DelaI ware, Pennsylvania. Ohio and Michigan. Those present are One, Intelligent looking man, and the proceedings have been conducted with marked de ooruni Dr W. J. A. Birkey presides, aaalated by P Jor, dan and ti. P. t 'rap, Hecretariaa The morning aasaioa was taken up in receiving credentials, and discussions upon preliminary matter* In the afternoon a resolution was Introduced in favor of Amarican birthright as tha only i|ual ideation for a voter, and abolishing tha tweaty one years' principle. The discussion upon this ijueetion was conducted with much earnestness and ability No action hu v?t Uken in rmtrm.nl fr\ (h? national nnm. initlOM. ? Philadelphia I^Jgrr, Sept II. Wrutkrn Rivkiis.?Th* rivers are becoming extremely low ami difficult of navigation, and boaU are now much detained In tha Illinois And Mi?i Houri by lh? ahoaloea* of the water on the principal bam lu thf channel of the Mlaaourl there ! now threa feet water front Weston down and falling. In the Illinois there Ik twenty to twenty-two Inches water on Naplaa (lata, and thirty Incbea on Ueardstown bar. aa4 still falling No boat haa rum* oyer the Lower Rapid* of tha f Mlsslsalppl for some day* past. on wlilch there I* reported two feat water. In the channel below to tbla city I there la scant four fe?t water, and from thla point dowa i there I* six to six and a half feet water on tha bar*.-i Within two or three daya paat, a bar baa apparently been forming In our harbor acrn** the entrance trom below, oppoelte or rather above the mtln work* on Bloody laland. which promise* to be a *arlon* obetruction to boata In entering the harbor, and It I* believed that within the period named, a large body of water that previously flowed en thla aide now flow* on the eaat aide of the laland. Tha oanse of thla we are unable to atate, bat > It ahoutd be Investigated, and tf poaalble removed Si. Immi Urpuh Sept. 4. The down train on the Kocheater and Auburn HailI road waa thrown frem the track on Wednesday afteri noon, when between Oeneva and Waterloo A deten[ tlon of aevaral hours waa the mort *erlou* reault that ; ooourred.

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