Newspaper of The New York Herald, October 28, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 28, 1847 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. Mew York, Thursday, Octobw ?S, IMT. European Intelligence. The French steamship Philadelphia, Captain Benson, is over due; she is now in her eighteenth day. Til* Absorption of Mexico. We do hold, that should Mexico continue obstinate in her determination not to make peace, (.he will thereby impose upon the United States til# uhanlllf* t\r nf suKmnsfinn nr*A n n/? * ing her whole territory. In the event that Mexico will indefinitely protract the struggle, this government will be compelled to adopt one of two courses?either to retire from tbe country which is now in possession of our arms?surrender all the advantages we have bought at an enormous sacrifice of lite and treasure, and assume not only the expenses of the war, but also the debts due our citizens from Mexico; or to retain possession of what we have, iteize and convert to our own use all the revenues of the country, establish over our conquests laws combining the strictness of military discipline with, as far as possible, the mildness of territorial jurisdiction, and continue this system so long as Mexico shall prove refractory, or until circumstances effect a change. The former course it is impossible to adopt, because it would be disgraceful to the United Slates, and would be aught but beneficial to Mexico. It would L?, besides, a shameful dereliction of duty on the part of our government.? Our citizens have claims on Mexico that have never been denied by the latter. It is the duty of our government to insist on the liquidation of those claims. It would be chimerical to expect satisfaction to be voluntarily made by Mexico, should we surrender all the advantages we have gained in this war. Our countrymen have spilled their blood in putting our government in a position to compel Mexico to do justice, and it is hound to avail itself of advantages obtained at such a cost. Besides, we cannot expected, after what has passed, to pay the expenses of the war. Mexico must be mulcted in the full amount.? But she has no means ot indemnifying us tor me losses of our citizens, or for the expenses of the war, except by a cession of territory Silver or gold she has not, and she is without.credit. If, j ihen, we have claims upon her for payment of | money, and she has no money wherewith to pay, nor security to give, have we not < right to take J her land instead I The right of indemnity being once admitted, tha right of indemnity in the shape of territory, 1 when the peculiar circumstances of Mexico are < taken into consideration, must necessarily follow. But the right of territorial indemnity heing admitted, the principle cannot be confined to any particular amount of indebtedness, or to any particular portion of territory. If we have the right of taking a certain portion of territory in extinguishment of a certain amount of indebtedness, we are justified in taking a larger portion for a larger amount. In other words, the extent of territory we will have a right to claim, will increase in proportion to the increase of Mexico's indebtedness. This will in its turn increase, in proportion to the length of tKe war. If, then, the war should continne ( is it will continue unless Mexico shall sue for peace) until her whole domain shall be covered by our claim, her total absorption will become inevitable. Th? principle of territorial indemnity being once admitted, if but to the extent of ? annul-* rood, it can be extended as the amount of our J claims increases, until it shall embrace the I whole country. We are forced to the conclusion from all this i ? believing as we do that Mexico never will make peace on terms admiesable by this govern- | meat?that we shall, in the end, be obliged, in justice to ourselves, to seize and annex the whole country. The admission into the Union, on an equality with the other States, of any Mexican State in whose population Mexican blood preponderates, must be after years of patient probation; but once the fiat goes forth for the subjugation of the whole country, our citizens will pour into it in such numbers that very few years will elapse before they will have the preponderance. Then, by slow degrees, we can admit the States, as each qualifies for that privilege by a sufficient admixture of our own blood. Meantime, let every avenue to the interior be opened; and wherever resistance rears its head, let it be crushed. We must no longer feel our way cautiously, with a handful of men; but nmir in an nvrrwhfImino fnrni* flint will rpndpt ?'w~ ? *- e? "... the enemy entirely powerless. We would extend the American tariff on importB to the Mexican ports, and admit our own goods free of duty. Thus we would not only obtain a large revenue, but would also open a market of eight millions of people, for our breadstuff's and our manufactures. But we should seize the internal, as well as external revenues. The federal government has been supported by its duties on imports, by the farming of its mines, and by its tobacco monopoly, which alone yielded an annual revenue of a million of dollars. Let all these be seized. The individual States defrayed the expenses of their several governments by internal taxation. Let those taxes be still levied, and the proceeds be added to the other sources of revenue for the support of the army. This will, at the same time, bring a large sum into our treasury, and also prevent the organization of any more Mexi can armies. When they have no money they can make no war. But in order to effect these objects, a large force will be necessary?such a force as can be dttached into several divisions and sent in several directions,to overthrow the State governments and keep them prostrate. For this purpose, a force of sixty thousand men will be sufficient?twenty thousand under the immediate command of the General in Chief, and four other divisions often fhniiaanH mm each, to he rnmmnnHfH Kv i?ns. rals of approved skill and experience. Each might have a centre of operations round which hia force might act in radial detachments. One of thea? centres might be the city of Mexico ; another San Lnis Potosi ; another Guadalaxara ; another Monterey, and so on. The radii of these naveral centres might be so extended as to be in close approximation to those of the next division, no that if one division were at any time threatened with an attack, information could be promptly conveyed fto the next, and reinforcements might be at once procured. Each division coulakeep three or four States in order. We have said we look upon the immediate annexation of Mexico as an evil. But as we are forced to encounter it, we should grapple with this evil manfully, vigorously, and as becomes a great nation. B-side*, we should reflect that, although the task of subjugating the entire conntry may involve a slight interruption of our industrial pursuits at home, on the other hand, the commercial advantages it is certain to bring us are of daxxling magnificence. As we have before had occasion to remark, bullion will be added to the list of our great staple exports. Thua wul the European world depeud on this republic for its food, its clotning, and its precious metals. Our citizens will have in Mexico a free market for their manufar.turesjand agricultural products. At first, valuable articles ot small bulk will be carried across the country to Acapulco (six days tourney from VrraCruz) and thence to California, to Oregon, and the islands of the far Pacific. It will not be long before the enterprise of our citizens will carry a railroad across the isthmus of Tehuantepec. In process of time that same enterprise that has chained the lightning's pinions, I will cleave the continent asunder, and our j vessels, after eighteen days voyage from Nfw York, will steam through the Rock of Panama and emerge into the great Pacific. This is no gorgeous phantom. It is >i brilliant reality, the beginning of which is now, and the perfection of which, the present gmerntion wiN, in ail probability live fa poBlfmpltte. Tm* Mexican Wai, is England and at Homk ?We publish in this day's paper two singular articles?one taken from the London 7\mti, the organ of Lord Palmerston, and the other from the New York Tribune, the organ of the FouI rieritea, and the innumerable iaimites in the | United Slates. j After perusing them, our readera will, we think, be struck with the similarity of tone and s*ntiinent which characterises both, and cannot but be amazed or amused at the atrange coincidence ' j which they furnish. The minda which dictated ; thru? articles are some tnree moueana miies I apart, a distance which forbids the idea that the i one in London exerted any mesmeric influence I over the other; yet the fact is befor# up, that both j entertained identically the same views on the same subject, and expressed those views in al- i most identically the same terms. This is, in- j deed, a fcoincidence worthy of being enquired into; and us such, we commend it to the attention of metaphysicians or mesmerise at home and abroad Lord Palmerston and the Tribune are both j respectable in their way, and the Timet is a very respectable paper in London; but neither the Tribune, nor Lord Palmerston, nor the Timet, happen to express the feelings of the masses of Europe or America. Whatever appears in the Timet relative to foreign nations, may be looked upon as the opinions ofLord Palmerston, and itis now well known that the British government,and indeed all the European governments, hate America, and are jealous of her progress. Not so i with the people?the masses of Europe; they are rapidly becoming republican in feelings, and look to the strides Toi this country with much pleasure and hope. Herkimer Convention.?The split in the democratic party i* probably as complete as it can be under the circumstances of the case. The vounp hunkers have severed for a time the bond which connected them with the old hunkers, and are apparently determined to manage tkeir own affairs hereafter. They have passed a resolution to hold a convention for nominating delegates to the Baltimore Convention in 1848, and have identified themselves with the Wilmot proviso. They are, for the present, to all intents and purposes, except in candidates, a separate party, what the eventual result of this split will be, it is impossible to predict; but the proximate result may be the defeat of the democratic ticket in the State at the election next Tuesday. If that takes ;>lace, it will put the State into the power of the whigs, they now having the Governor. But politicians will separate and join their forces igain,any day, for the loaves and fishes. Intelligence from the West Indies.?We lave received a few numbers of the St. Lucia Palladium, published at Castries. The Hon. Jno. Ceval and Dr. Blair fought a luel on the 29th ult., at the D'Urban race course, Jemarara. The parties exchanged two shots without eilect, and then made friends. From the report of the standing committee of planters and merchants, published in extenso in he Palladium, we learn that? " The number of Coolies which the aoting committee -eported In July last, were to be embarked at Calcutta ind Madras, during the season, commencing on the l*t >f September, at Madras, and on the 1st or Ootober at ^aloutta, and closing on the 1st of Maroh. were Fer laraalca, 6,000 ; Guiana, 6.000 ; Trinidad, 4,000. t Ship* hare been engaged by the Colonial Land and a emigration Commissioners, for the conveyanoe of 10,277 i Che whole number ordered could not be despatched, but i 10 ships have suooessively departed for the oolonlea. oar- 1 ylng 8 728, out of which 24, with about 7,S00 aoula on t ward, had safely arrived at the dates of the last advisee 'rom the colonies. Theie people have in general given 1 ?tlafaction. The agent* at Caloutta and Madras have been initruotedio send during the ensuing emigration season, lommenclng at Madras on the lit of 8?ptember. and at ;%lautta on the 1st Of Ootober -To Oulana, 8 000; and ,o Trinidad, 1,000. The Emigration Commissioners lavs ohsrtered ships for the conveyance of about 4,200 tnd tonnage for the remaining number will be engaged in India The Palladium says:? The Island has been deluged with rain during the last month; and yet the temperature has been at times intolerably oloee and sultry There has been wind of oonsequenoe for the time of year; but several shocks of earthquake have been experienced, of which the smartest eocurred at about a qaarter to 4 P.M., on the 1st Inst. The plantations must h?r? derived great benefit from the showers that have fallen. An ordlnanoe, oonslstlng of 69 clauses, had been Introduced In the Legislative Council of Trinidad, by the Attorney General, laying an excise duty on rum. The Gazette remarks, that " the last eight clauses embody everything that is most objeotlonable. arbitrary, inquisitorial, and vexatious In the exotse laws of the mother oountry." And the Spectator says-"Thls measure Is, naturally, looked upon with great dislike. We understand there is to be a meeting held to-day, among those Interested in this trade, te institute some means of opposing it The Budget of Trinidad for 1848 has passed the Connoil with ?16 000 set apart for immigration purposes ! Mr AtthlU, suspended about three months ago for his libellous writings In the Independent Preu, has been restored to his oflloe of Attorney General of 8t. Luoia. Sporting Intelligence. Union Coumc, L. I.?T*ottii?o ?Those who bad* deflanoe to oold winds, yesterday, and attended the Union Course, were richly repaid for their visit?the sport proving of the choicest kind. The first oontest announced, was mils heats, best three in five, in harness, with six entries?four of which came to the soore at the II .1. . r T U.MaU K V. U .. uui, via . cj. a. iijuc ? v. u. ? 0UUV151M1, 11, ?/ uudi nr. g. White Surrey; W. King's b. m. Kate Connor; and N Simmon*' b g. Passenger. Firtt Heat.?OB well together; Pendergrast took the lead round the turn, and held it to the half mile pole, White Surrey close up with him, Kate Connor three or four length! in the rear, Passenger far behind?he having broken up. Between the halt and the three-quarter pole, Surrey took the lead from Pendergrast, but the race up the stretch to the score was ao close that Surrey won only by a neck. In 2:40. PaMenger was dlstanoed. while Kate Cennor barely esoaped the same fate. Second Heat.?At the start, Pendergrast took the lead, close waited on by White Surrey; Kate Connor a length or more behind. At the quarter pole, Surrey was three lengths behind Pendergrast, Kate Connor not within hail; and oontlnued so to the half mile pole. Time, 1 19. From this point to the soore, Pendergrast led, and came home two lengths In front of 8urrey, In 2:44?Kate Connor about seventy yards behind. Third lleat.?White Surrey and Pendergrast started for this beat, without the company of Kate Connor, her owner withdrawing her from the contest. They got oil finely, but on the upper turn Surrey broke, giving a lead of two lengths to Pendergrast, whioh he held to the half mile pole. In 1:21. Round the turn Surrey olosed up the gap, and took sides with Pendergrast up the stretoh to the drawgate, where he again broke, and lost the heat Time, 2:40. Fourth Heat.?From the start to the end of this heat, Pendergrast kept in front of White Surrjr, and, notwithstanding that tnere was considerable objection made to his gait?It being a half-and-half stvle, his fore legs trotting while his hind ones were on the jump?the judgei decided that he had won the heat and money. Time, 3:47. Second Trot ?The above affair having been settled, and the money changers having balanoed their account!, the nags entered for trot No. 2 were summoned to appear at the stand. The three entered for the purse made their appearance, vis W. King's b. m Philadelphia Sal, J Cudney's cb. m. Olpsey, and N. Simmons' b h Passenger. Glpeey was the favorite previous to the start, at about twe to one, and large amounts were posted on the issue. Firtt Heat.?A number of failures oocurred before a start was effected: but at the word, they went off at a rapid rate, Glpeey leading. Round tne turn Sal broke, but soon recovered Passenger met with a similar mishap sooa afterwards, but did not reoover from the aooident so quickly as the mare, and he fell behind her Glpeey led past the quarter pole in 40 seoonds, three lengths ahead of Sal. The half mile pole wae passed in 1:20, the two mares holding their previous positions ? Going round the lower turn, Sal challenged the Glpeey for vfotory, and as they swung on the stretch, they were oollared, and atruggled QtrD ror in* mastery. At the I drawgate, Sal1* beau being tripped up, she relinquished tba oonteat, and Olpaay won by a length, In 3:40. Passenger came near being distanced. Second Heat.?At tne word, 8al daahed off at auch a rata that the waa two length* In front of the others on the tnrn. Sne parted the quarter pole In 40 Moonda, and the hair In 1 30, olpaey trailing, Paaaenger far behind. Round the tnrn ana up the atretoh, the raoe between the maraa waa a* aplrlted and oloae aa ever wltneaaed, being neck and neck to the drawgate, when Olpaey began to yield, and Sal won by a length, In 3 39. Paaaenger about thirty yards, although ba came up finely from the three quarter pole. Third Heat ?The Philadelphia mare took the lead from the score, and held it to near the halt mile pole, where ahe broke,and Olpaey paaaed her?time, 1:30; but round the lower turn Hal took aidea with the oheetnnt mare, and they were head and head to the drawgate, where Olpaey broke up, and Mai beat her to the score two lengths, in 3:30; Taaaenger about fifty yarda behind. Fourth Heat.?OIpeey took the lead, but could not retain it. Hal waa a length ahead of her at the quarter, in 40 aeoonds, and a trifle more In advance at the half. In 1:10. Soon aftarwarda Oipaev broke up, and fell off one hundred yards, giving Hal the privilege of going to theacore at her leisure Hhe, however, came out in 3:44. about seventy varda in front of Oipeey: Pasaenger no where. Tba following ia a recapitulation of the heata:? j Firtt Trot. Second Trot. Pendergraat., . .2?1 ? 1 ? 1 Philadelphia Hal.'J?1?1?1 ' White Hurry. . .1-3-3?3 Olpaey l_a_9?3 I Kate Connor. . .3 ?3?dr PassenRer 8?3?8?3 | Taaaengrr distanced Time?3:40-3:30-3:30-3 44 I Time ?9:40-3:44-9:49-3:47. Tbottii?) Te-n*r.?Lady Suffolk and Lady Sutton > oome tngnther to-day at the Union, to decide a match of 9600; and Irons the interest manlfeat in the aportlog , nlrelea, and the large amounts already wagered on the 1 result, and a splendid raoe la anticipated. There will b? other contest* during the afternoon ?? ad vcrtUamaat. y -1 - ? General Whig iUtUle?tlM Mutlnf 1?H evei fc_ tng, at LMtyelto Ilali?Conftulon and Dlao r<ler?(ol. Webb and Horace Greeley on tbm War, ?c. The whlga of the city and county of New York aaaft abledpn nail convention last evening at Lafayette Hall/tn Broadway, for the purpose of reoelving the report of tike delegates to the Syracase Convention, and reaponding to the nomlnatloni there made for State offloeri. Tbo meeting waa called for half pact aeven o'clock, bnt we arrived there before that hour, and found the room tolerably well filled. The time that elapied until the me etlng waaoalUd to order, waa pa?ed very agreeably, l?eoause an excellent band of muaiolans played seve.tal lively and patriotio airs. The hour having arrived, J. 11. Hobart Haws, Eb<j , r*=-' minated for President. i Hon. luthkk hhamiih. Vice PuK?ii>ir?TS.?Stephen Whitney, Baltus Moo?e, j David B. Ogden. Joshua Thurston. David C. Colden, Stephen Conover, Joseph N. Lord. Hllvanus Uedney William Mandeville, Isaac Walton, Jaoob Ball, Thomas Carnley, Thomas Kennedy, John Stewart, Oeorge W. Blunt, Floyd Smith, Anthony Lamb, Thomu W. Harvey Secrktakiki ? George N. Franklin, Wm M. Scott, Charles II. Osborn, Jonas Bartlett, Oeorge Carpenter On taking tha chair, the President said?Fellew-cltiiena and fallow wkiga, I oould not, perhaps, better evince tha honor you hava oonferred on ma on this occasion, than by abstaining from any extended remarks: thus saving tha time of this meeting, which will be filled up more agreeably and more profitably by others. Permit me to make my due acknowledgments, and allow me to proeeed to the duties you have been pleased to Impose upen me. Rarely hava we, as whigs, met toKt'ther under more favorable auspices; rarely have the motives for exertion, or the grounds of hope, been more encouraging, whether we regard our principles, our oause, or our candidates. We have e'Fery thing to stimulate oar efforts cod inspire confidence. Of our principles and candidates in such a presenoe as this, I need not now say anything, for they are alreadv written in living characters on your hearts, and you feave always hitherto been devoted to them, as I know you will continue hereafter to devcte to them Jour honest efforts. Of our oandides, may I be permitted to say, that they are neither new nor uaknown to us On the oontrary, in the language of the Spanish prowerb. "we have eaten a peck of salt with them, and we knew them." We are acquainted with their inteUigenoe, their integrity, their extraordinary capability and habit* of business, as well an their devotion to the people; and if we are as true to them as they have been to their principles and the public good, their,eieotion is certain. (Cheers and clapping. But I may not enlarge. The meeting Is now ' ' ? 1 1. vi. u.. orgnniieuaau reauy w JJXUUOTU uuniu^w. ? **. ~ dish Bat down amid applause. Horace Grcki.ev, K?q , 011 the part of tie New York delegate*, read the report of their doings In the convention at Syraouse, whioh was received with tokens of gratification and applause from all parts of the house. After the address was reau'< the question of the acceptance of the nominations wab put and oarried unanimously. Mr. N. B. Blunt, then,on behalf of the convention, read a series of resolutions, as follows:? Resolved, That the whlgs of New Vork, assembled in general meeting, re affirm and proclaim their devotion .o those great principles oi publio polio j with whioh the irhig name Is Inseparably identified?to protection and moouragement to home indust ry, by the judicious toslering and support of such branches as are depressed or indeveloped, as essential to the prosperity, not of those >nly but of all, and calovlated to foster not manufao.urea only,but agrisulture and commerce also?to such a llreotion of the flsoal policy and power of the federal [overninent as will tend to preserve soundness, unifornity and steadiness in the general currency of the coun- 1 ;ry?to the improvement of rivers and .harbors, and to ' nternal improvement generally?and. in abort, to whatever tends to promote the morality, the enlightenment 1 ind prosperity of the whole people. Resolved, That while we recognise the faot that our ' lountry la now In a state of war with Mexico, And will aithfully discharge all the duties constitutionally inrolved in that condition, we nevertheless condemn, as re have heretofore oondemned, the lust of territorial aggrandisement which was the original cause <?f this vur an<l vhinh nna Its wnntlniuiiaa xrA dft* >lore each day of *uch continuance aa an additional oa- ' amity ; and we will do all in our power to terminate tV'ie ' anatural oonflict aa speedily as is consistent with tV? lonor of the o? untry. ' Resolved, That though we oondemn the war, as wd lave uniformly oondemued it^ we are not the less insen- 1 lible to the gallantry of our little army in Mexico, or the insurpassed ability of its commanders and officers; and * ?e trust the day is not distant when they will be oalled 1 lome to reoeive the honors due to their patriotism and ' .heir valor. Resolved, Thas we earnestly deprecate, and will resist . .o the utmost, the extension of human slavery under 1 aur laws and our flag Into any territory previously free . from that scourge: we deny the constitutional right bo , to extend and establish it; and we call on all who love , liberty, whatever their name or party, to unite with us in averting the evil and reproach of propagating bondage from this boasted land of freedom. Resolved, That in Hamilton Fish, Millard Fillmore, Christopher Morgan, Ambrose L. Jordan, Alvah Hunt, and their associates on the whig State ticket, we have i candidates of proved integrity, undoubted capacity, unsullied character, and unwavering whig principles,whom we are proud to recognise and point to as champions of but causa, and we will give them henceforth, and especially next Tuesday, that support whloh tbry eminently deserve, and whioh our country's good emphatically requires at our bands. ' Resolved, That wa call upon all citizens who love peaoe, order, Justine, prosperity, and louche carnage, violence, debt and devastation, to oome to the polls next Tuesday, and vote for the whig oause and candidates? for the oause of humanity and freedom, and Its worthy representatives. Mr. Blunt said there were other resolutions to be offered by Col. Webb, which he would say in advanoe he agreed with. col. wkir tnen row ana Mta tnat lie bad resolutions to offer, which mot the approval of all on the oommittee, exeept one, which ha would offer as a substitute for 1 those read, lie then read the resolutioha, which were as follow:? Resolved, That as whlgs and Amerioan oltizens, we rrjoioe in the signal triumph of our arms in Mexiooj and although we are of opinion that the existing war might have been avoided, for a time at least, if not sltogethrr. by the exerolse of a wise statesmanship on the part of the President of the united States, we reoognise the principle that onoe involved in war, it Is the duty of every patriot, to itand by the country and unite in the adoption of measures best calculated to sustain the national honor, and to achieve an early and an honorable peace. Resolved, That we oordially approve of the conduct of those whig members of Congress, who, while denying the necessity of the war with Mexico, have, from high and patriotic motives, voted the necessary means for bringing it to a speedy and honorable termination. Resolved, That this meeting entertain a lively sense ef gratitude to Gen. Wlnfleld Soott, and Hen Zachary Taylor, and to the offloers and soldiers, (both regulars and voluntters) under their command, for the glory which they have won fer the American arms; and that their recollection ot mercy in the hour of triumph, and meir mouerauon auer victory, are equally nonoraoie to themnelves and to their country; and contrast moat la- 1 vorably with the brutal ferocity and utter disregard of the rule* of civilised warfare, which have disgraced the 1 Mexican army during the pending contest. Mr. Oekklft then rose and said that it appears there la a division of opinion among the whigs on this question of the war, but he hoped It would not be carried to a point that would cause auy difficulty in the party. In regard to the statement wbloh Col. Webb had made, as 1 to what transpired in the committee room, he would say that there were several offered, and those just read by Mr. Blunt were supposed to be acceptable to the party generally. Those which Col. Webb introduced, in reference to the army in Mexico bad nothing to do with ' the prinoiplet of the whig party. Col. Wicaa again rose and said, that instead of a substitute, he would offer his resolutions as additional ones to those proposed by Mr. Blunt. Calls for " Ureeley," " Greeley,'' from the audlenoe. Mr. Blurt said he did not intend to speak on any question that might be brought forward. He would merely ask the meeting to listen to a few remarks from a distinguished gentleman frem Pennsylvania, and weald beg that the question on the resolutions might be suspended until the gentleman had coneluded. Me then Introduced the Hon. JoiKm K. Innrssoi.l, of Philadelphia Fellow citiiens and fellow whigs of New York, a stranger almost among you, as lam, I oannot but feel proud in having an opportunity, for the first time in my life, of saying a few, and I trust patriotic, because I am sure they will be whig, words to you (Applause ) 1 have but little right to interrupt you in your deliberations, now I am sure to delay you in partaking of the rich banquet wbleh awaits you. (Applause ) 1 came to your great city with no view of attending a patrlotio assembly, whloh I now see before me; but there is a 1 temptation here for me to visit yon that I could not refrain from indulging in. To your great city in a vast degree if it owing, that i every portion of the republic it in properity You are i the great emporium of the nation, and the throb of vour pulse it responded to by the whole commercial world ? When through the eiertlons of your Clinton the waters of our lake* were united to tha Atlantic, you brgan to realize what was expected of you I understand this is a meeting for the purpose of ratifying your nominations On some portions of the tioket, although I am a stranger, I think I have some right to speak.*1 had the honor of being an associate of Mr. Fillmore when the tariff of 184-J was framed, (cheers) and during all that sosnion 1 will rouoh to you. that a gentleman of more inteilltence or patriotism was never found in any country ? le Is every lnoh a gentleman, and you mav rely on it. there Is not a man in your large community,better rutted for the office lor which he is nominated, than Millard Fillmore. Ms is like the elephant who can pi?k up a pin 1th his trunk, end at the same time knock down n giant, with It. There Is another gentleman on yeur tloket whom I well know; I allude to Hamilton Fish, whom I may say la hooked to my heart with graplings of steel. I have known him in and out of Congress, and no man ought to be more earnestly recommended than him While 1 congratulate you on your prosperity, let me allude to n subject not dlreotly oonneoted with oommeroe, but which U one of exceeding interest Go with me to the other and of your town, to Castle Garden, and see the evidence of our manufacturing prosperity, and let me aak you if manufacturers do not dexervas much protection as they extend U> the country? Do you not recollect that when Mr. Fillmore was In Congress, that '.Vic preceding administration had destroyed nur manuNotures?our national credit was at a low ebb?the tariff aet was passed, and sn enterprising oltiinn of New York took the whole of a loan at par, which could not be negotiated In Europe a short time previously at any prioe? Credit immediately rose, and ha* sept lta ground fiom that day to this, In rpit? of every Impediment. The speaker then spoke of the sub-Treasury, which he said was once repealed by (h>* rna<?, but now stand* on the statute book by thefforts of the other party What Is the reason that we are not now suffering under indescribable difficulties on account of this same *ub- Treasury? The ruin and distress and the railroad moot* ia Knglaod, are the only things that premitsd it. Were it not fbr tUeee oauiea.our ?p?. I* would fcU left !he eoualrjr. Tii? Mit sub Jeot he tllidH to wm the Mexioan war, whioh ha wM o<>nrino*d him the country ?u po******d of reDourer* whioh placed It In safety beyond the effort* of foreign enemies or domeetlo traitor*. It haa ihown, too, that w? are poaaeaaed of a military aplrlt of herolam amply auffloient for all emergent)!** It ha* called to light power* which we had hut little oonoeption of. within a few week* a latter waa addreaaad to him (the speaker) by Gen. Taylor, who wrote to him under the impreaaion that it wai In anawer to on* from him. which, however, he never wrote He took meaaurea to aioertaln the authenticity of Old Zack'* letter, which ooevra more tbnn fear pace*, written entirely In hi* own hand Well, what hat that to do with thl* meeting * Nothing but this, that Gen Taylor In that letter declare* be i* a whig, an unoompromiaing whig, not an ultra whig, who I contend la nothing at all, but a genuine unoompromiaing whig ?(Loud applauae ) He enter* at large into whig principle*, and he *aya, too, what perhape some of ua mav differ from blm in. that Mr. Jefferaon'a views are more analogous to those of the whig* of the present day, than to those of their opponents. The modeety of (ien Taylor, too, is an conspicuous in this letter m< Ins honesty. He says he hu no ambition to be President. but if he should be elected, he will perforin the duties of the offloe to the beet of hie ability. (Cheera ) Let bim be elcoted, and Bnena Vista will answer for the consequences. The speaker then referred to (ien. Hoott, who, no matter how prominent other men may be in all that gives pleasure to human exlstenoe, we will And few men who In virtue and integrity excel him. He merely speaks of these men as they aru, not of them in any connection with the Presidency. There la another man diar to all whigs, whose name be has not yet mentioned. (Tremendous oheerlng. whioh lasted for some ruinates ) 1 never thought (the speaker continued) I had a particle of animal magnetism about me, that 1 should excite you In this way. (Vooiferou* applause ) There is, I believe, between whig and whig, an uoseen sentiment pervading all whlgs, which although we oan't explain It, communicatee thought and feeling from one end of the land to the other. Vea, I mean Henry Clay, who possesses an universal popularity which will oonsecrate him for ages in the heart* of his fellow-citizens (Tremendous applause.) Now, I want to use this undivided sentiment which you have thla moment expressed. Let me beseeoh you all, here and every where Mse, that in the whole course of your whig polloy, which has stamped on us the character of a nation, let It not be

said, that on any pointof whig principle there la a difference between us; that we are determined to make our oountry prosper, by a long pull, a strong pull, and a pull altogether. In conclusion be said that the eyea of the whole country?indeed of the whole world?are upon the whig* of Mew York; and as the worshippers of Allah turn their eyes towards Meoca when they are offering up their prayers, so the eyes of the world are looking on the whigs of New York, and on their exertions whioh await them. Let the bells whioh oali them to the polls on Tuesday, be the death alarm of their opponents, and the signal of their own suooesa. The gentleman here rtnnnlii<lM<l And th? hand utrtiok un u Flail, flnlnmhia. " The question on the resolutions was about to be taken, wben Mr. Oreeley proposed that the question on Mr. B Unit's resolutions be taken first. The question was taken on all the resolutions, and the first resolutions were adopted. Col. Wkhb said he would explain why he introduoed these resolutions, and he would say they were not designed to produce disaffection, or anything but amity among the whigs. In the old hunker address it is charged that the whigs have taken ground against their own country, and in support of the enemy. Now, in reply, the whig central committee say, after speaking of the war, that the whigs have, after it was oommenoed, and because it was oommenoed, given it an energetic support, and for that purpose have voted men and money. Suoh, he said, was the language of the address in reply to the charge, and these resolutions were intended to respond to the address. It is well known that while some are opposed in toto to the war,there are others who think that as we are in the war it is our duty to stand by the oountry, without reference to anything else. He was one of those who believed the war could have been avoided, but as it was oommenoed, he would stand by his oountry in proseoutlng it. He then read the resolution, bo the effect, that, although the war might have been avoided for a time, at least, if not altogether, it is the duty, &.O. Now said Col. Webb, I believe there is no man who will not respond to that resolution. He then reaa 101 seoonu resolution, approving 01 me conauot 01 the whigs in Congress, in voting money, ko. for the war. The third resolution be then read, which was o( thanks to Soott, Taylor, and their troops. It would be an intuit were he to say a word in behalf of the principles Df the resolution. He would merely say that the charges of the opposite party involve us in the necessity of replying to them. Mr. Greeley attempted to rlso, amid seme oonfusion, and oalis of -'Question, question," and "Hear both ides," Sto. &o.; Greeley, in the meantime, holding a paper in his bands Hon. P. h oni rose in his place among the audienco, , nd said he desired to oorreot a mistake. He would A ove, as an amendment to the resolution, that instead >f?he term ' doubting the policy of the war," it read de.aying the policy of the war." C<xl. Webb?Certainly ; and an exoellent amendment t is. Obecj.bv ittempts to speak. " Fellow-oltizens" Hissing. " (Question, question." Oreat confusion.? ' Hear both rides" "Hear the 7V?4un ." "Order." ' Hear both sides " " Question." Greeley?Will you hear the other side ? Col. Webb?I hope, fellow-citizens, you'll hear Mr. Greeley. ' Go on, Greeley." " Question." Greeley moves bis lips, but is inaudible. " Question." "Order." Hiss?hiss. "Greeley." Greeley more* his lips again. " Hear him.''? ' .Louder, louder." " Both sides." Mr. Bluiyt? if you will keep quiet one moment. lUh! Bah! Bah! Hissing A.Ut Kelly attempts to speak?Gentlemen, I want to jay One word to you? Greyly! Greely ! "Hiss?Bah!" Kn.i.t?-1 want to say one word to you on "Rah "> Kelly Hits down. Greklv rises to speak but Is not allowed. "Cheers'?hisses?"bah !?bah!"?"hear him!" Oheelt. The question is? ' Bah !?Blkh !?Hear him." Gurkly.?J1 it is asserted that we are required ? "Question?Bah !?"Three cheers for Ureely"?"Jiige ?"Question " OnncLT?Laoklng sarage?We have already declared since the oounVy is at war we will discharge our du ties, but do we dean to continue it without protesting Hgaiast it? Why we have oarrled that before The lacond resolution approves of the conduct of the whig* in Congress. They,no doubt, did what they oonoelved right, but we must reoollaot that thirteen other whigs voted not to grant meahg for carrying on the war. What right have we In a publlo sleeting to oenaure any portion of the whigs?to censure such men as John Q Adams, John Davis, and others? Why is it necessary to drag In two or three resolutions what we have already said in one? Can it be of any advantage to our army to have i part of this meeting, for, Mr. President, you cannot jet the whole to say. '-Bah !"?"Question!" hissing?"question." Grkelkv?Is it worth while to go into a controversy whether the Mexicans have behaved barbarously or not t ' Sit dffwn, sit down!" "Silence! order! question!" Greklev?i believe these resolutions are superogatory, and I more they be laid on the table. (Great contusion ) Hon Luther Braduh put the question of lay log them an the table. ytll In favor. Uo. Aye?(Great applause.) All opposed, Sto. "No, no, no, no"?l,aye"?"hurrah! hurrah!" Braduh ? It is the opinion of the chair the question is ioet. "Gentlemen in favor of these resolutions," &o. "Aye, eye." "Gentlemen of a oontrary opinion." " No, no, no." Bradiiii?It is the opinion of the chairthe resolutions ire adopted. " Hurrah, hurrah," " Hiss, hiss." 1 White, White, White;" "Davison, Davison;" ' Kelly, Kelly;" " White." Mr. Brauish?Order. It has been intimated that the meeting doubts whether the resolutions are carried, and It is suggested that a division be taken. ' Three cheers for the resolutions " " Read them, read the resolutions," and then "take the question." Brauish "It was the opinion of the Chair that the resolutions were carried. " Hurrah!" " hurrah!"" hurrah!"?" Piatt," "White." " Hatt." Braduh?Is Mr. Hatt present? Bradihh?"Mr. White is notin the city." " Blunt"?" Blunt"?" Kelly"?" Blunt." [Momeutary silenne J " Greeley"?Jackson"?"Blunt"?"Blunt"?"Kelly.' " I movo we adjourn." " Philip Hone"?" Hone." (Great confusion.) " Hone"?'1 Hone." The band plays " Hall Columbia," having been directed to do so by a wink from one of the committee. The inusio quelled for a time the disturbance, bnt the moment it oeiised, there were ories as loud as ever for Greeley, Hone, Kelly, lie. Braduh, addressing Mr. Hone?Mr. Hone, will you say a few words' Mr. Hone?If I had not abundant other reapons besides indisposition, I should like to be able to nour ell on the troubled waters, but the truth is. my oil hM got so low that It is insufficient for the purpose, hut I trust It will yet bo sufficient to make a cake which will be Acceptable to the whig party. I hare heard no resolution that can injure the whig party, and I think we had bettor let them pawl. (Oreeley, Greeley ) 8lr, (addressing the mnn who had interrupted him.) there are inflictions great and (mall whioh we are all bound to suffer, and you hare to suffer the infliction of heating the few words I have to say. (Laughter)? It matters little about these resolutions. My Friend behind the chair, (Mr. Oreoley,) mar object to them Ho is right in most things, and I belieTe he Is ri?ht in this. W have nominated candidates of an unexceptionable kind, and I am confident we will succeed I see enough around me to eleot them, if they will only dlsplsy as much fervor on the day of election as they have in small things hero this evening. I pray, therelore. that minor matters will not b? permitted to mar our harmony. Let thesa resolutions go, and I think that wo should all be unanimous in giving thrca cheers for the whig oauso, and for Henry Clar. " Ilurrrah !" " hurrah !" " hurrah !?' " Hoxle !" " Maxwell!" -'Maxwell!" Bh40iih ? Is Mr. Maxwell in the room ' " Yes, here he is." " Bring him up." Bsaoiih.?Allow Mr. Maxwell to oome forward. " Three cheers for Maxwell!" Mr. Miiwuu:-Fellow citizens,! came here not to participate in the proceedings, but I oannot resist the oall you have been pleased to make; and I beg leave far a ittw moments to express a few words on our maetlng this evening, and to advert, In the greateet respect to the gentlemen who have put forth their view* on a subjeot which affects the public mind, and on whioh there is a difference of opinion which ought to be listened to oomlng from one gentleman or the other, for I take It for granted that the gentleman agree in the main on the principles of the party. 1 should regret, if an example from Tammany Hall should be Introduced here, Dy whioh free discussion would b? denied to any whig It was not so at the meeting In the war of 1M9 It has not been so until, unfortunately, these editorial quarrels ba7e been Introduced In our discussions, which, I think ought to bo avoided h?roafter Now, In rafsrenoa to th? ajiproeohiog elsotlon, those thlags are unimportant'~lt ti H"t that ??>u m te #l*ct pfllatr* that iMttoi U Important. Yoo h?r? to nte to groat Imumhereafter, 1 when tho lntereata of the whole country art to be oonaulted tn r?farenca to the administration of a whig President. In referenoe to the great question presented to you, la It proper that we ahould take a ouurse 1q oppoal- | tlon to the prlnotplea whioh are beoome seated iu the j hearta of all Americana Vr u are in a war which might have been avoided, which has killed thuuaands of our a fellow-oltizsna You are, .howe'er, tn a war, and the question is, are you, aa whlgs, to detract from the Influ- . enoa whioh you have exerted heretofore and can do again. t 1 admire the benefloent principles of Mr. Or. eiey.?(Ap- j lauHH ) I have no doubt be wishes to carry out the j principles which mark him aa a benevolent man Col. | Webb, aa a military man, (laughter), fetla for the glory j of thi American army?(Good) He aees in the heart j of Mexico ihouaanda of gallant aoldiera, and la it too j much to aak a word for those who are upholding the | honor of their country? ? (No, no ) Thoae soldirra who j are auffrring in the plaioa of Mexioo. la it uot due to j th< m frum the whig party to give a word of enoourage- j rat-nt to them ?(No, no) Therefore I hope this r feeling which haa been mauif-at*d here, will be ex- 1 tiuguUhrd. Let it not be said by our opponenta that * too are a oiatracted party. Let it go forth that we ngnt our btltles irrespective or the spoils of office, . and that we look forward to the great Isaue, whether it be Scott or Taylor, or Henry Clay, who ahali be our candidate. (Oreat applause ) Let ui go forth new with a determination to do our duty, and trust in God that he never will abandon u? to demagogue*. ( Greeley, Greeley," oonfualon.) j Grkki.iy rises.?(Cheers, hurrah.} I ask permission ' to apeak, and only wiah to nay, that however we may dit- ' far about war. we do not difT-r about the elootlou Our ' excellent candidates we til know. Our prospect* were never brighter. I am sorry any subject was introduced to divide ua. but let us all go away uuiled. Mr. Blurt did not intend to talce any part in the dla- 1 cussiona; it was three years since he addressed his whig fellow citizens, and he would advert to it now for a mo- 1 ment. The elation three years ago triumphed ia favor of one party by fraud and calumny, and our gallant 1 leader temporarily suffered a detent, not at the bunds of 1 his oountry, but at the handa of a demagogulsh faction. 1 He remembers the condUlon of the country at that time?commerce flourishing, manufacture protected.our ' country presenting a harmonious front aud no war How ' stand we now? Not three years have elap>ed and we tlnd 1 ourselves engaged In a bloody war with a alster country. ' Whose hand has produced the change? I urraigu before 1 the oountry and his God, James K I'olk.ns the author of 1 the change, and 1 charge upon James K I'olk all the 1 blood ahed in this war, aud the anguish and tearn of the 1 widows and orphans. 1 am as much opposed to war as ' any man, but when it is declared to exi?t by our elected 1 authorities, 1 am bound by my allegiance, and it is the duty of every patriot, to rally arwuud the Hag of his country, so that it may soar In victory With that 1 view 1 took occaaion in committee to expreps my approbation of those additional resolutions A Voice?What were they brought here for? Mr. Blunt?They were brought forward by an individual, a member ol the whig party, expressing his views of the manner in which he should speak to the army in Mexico. These, however, are disposed of, and 1 do deeply regret that Mr. Greeley was not allowed to be heard. 1 am sorry that any whig cauld be found who ia not wil- 1 ling to bare freedom or debate. But tuene questions are all collateral, and belong to Congress, which will decide upon them, and we oan but express an abstract opinion on an abstract question. We bave done 00, and let 1 us turn to a point on which we are all united, without reference to the commencement of the war, you have all declared this evening that slavery shall not exist in any territory growing out of it. Vou have seen the opprs.tq party divided upon it. You bave seen a portion of them declare that they will no longer be sold on the shambles of the South. You have so declared. Well, are there any objections to your candidates'.' No! Even your opponents dare not breathe a word against them. Rally, then, around your ticket. Believe not in in the distractions of the enemy. No matter how large the majority may be in your opinion, make it ten times greater, and let it go forth tnat this great State has set her seal against the further extension of slavery in this great republic. (Applause.) An elderly gentleman mounted the rostrum, and said, he finds the war spirit bere an well as in Tammany Hall. Oreat Britain is a'warlike nation?(laughter)?and she has fought for honor untilftbe people have not a bit of meat on the top of their forks. Her people are flocking here, and what is it that brings them here. Vou ki*w Bonaparte was a great man. (Laughter) Where are all hisj conquests :now ? Doe* he owns a foot of the territory be conquered, or does Louis PhiUipe own a foot of it ? No. but the people have the debts to pay. Well then, let me impress on you not to do as tho hogs do, 1 don't root up your own garden. (Laughter.) 1 call up- 1 on you to preserve peace, as friends of peace. You are placed in the garden of Eden, and dent root it up aa the hogs do. (Laughter) i Mr. Honk wished to make a few remarks in oonae- i rjuence of Mr. Blunt'a referenoea to the causes of Mr. Clay'a defeat He, Mr. Hone, attributed it to the aboli- i tioniata. Mr. Clay himself has told me so. Now, I was recently on a visit to Mr. Clay, and In talking with him he pointed to a number ol shantees, saying, " in those 1 buildings there are seventeen slaves, all of whom are i tuperauuated and unable t? work, nevertheless, I support them. In fast, I have only four slaves on my place." Mr. Hone said he desired to make these remarks to remove the stigma attached to Mr. Clay a> a slaveholder. " Three cheers for Henry Clay." Hon. Luther Bbadiih wished to say a few words. He congratulated the meeting on the position the whigs had 1 taken; let no foreign device divide them; let whigtsm be found on the honored emblem of the party, and its principles. Three oheera for Henry Clay were given, the band played, and the meeting adjourned. Mass Meeting of the Working Classes. A numerous meeting of the working classes, both male and female, took plaoe last evening at Vauxhall Oarden, lohn H. Keyser In the "hair. James MoClaohy was unanimously appointed Seere- ' tary. , Immediately after the Chairman took the chair, there 1 was a general call for I Mr W. L. MACKKRCir., who addressed the meeting at i length In favor of extending the privileges ef land occupation and reform to the masses in general. In illustration of his views, he took occasion to notice the present condition of Ireland, where the people were ground i down by an oppressive oligarchy. and briefly reviewed the awful trials they had lately been subjected to; and yet, while this state of things existed, while the people i were daily famishing, an area of no less than 26 miles belonged to a young girl of sixteen years of age, not yet married, Miss Martin, of Galway, in Ireland. He oon- i tlnued, why should the people be allowed to starve on < the one hand, while on the other hand the few should be allowed a monopoly of land. He contended, that in i America and every where else, the people should be allowed to enjoy the benefits of the soil; and partlcu- I larly in America Alter pronouncing a high eulogy upon the institutions of Amerloa, and offering some remarks in favor of land limitation, he also pronounoed a high enlogy on the renowned Lafayette, and denounced the system of land monopoly. After also speakitg at i considerable length upon the late awful visitation of famine in Ireland, he commented upon th?* absurdity of i allowing enormous salaries to the royal tumlly, so oalled, in Great Britain. They?-for what? he would ai-k ?received the following salaries:?Queen's uncle, $11,000, and a palace; Duke of Cambridge. ill.OOu a year pension; cousin Prince George, and other ohildreoL, $54,000 a year; Duke of Gloucester, $66,000 a year pension; Queen's husband, for his private purse, $;oo 000; Queen's aunt, Sophia, $64 000 a year and Greenwich pnlace; Queen's causing, lleubard, Leopold (trustees), $360 030 a year and palace; Queen's uncle's widow, Adelaide, f600,000 pension, and three royal palaces; Queen's mother, $160,000; Queen's uncles, tic. ice. $60 0(0 and Kingston palace. The Qu'en herself $3,000,000. Mr. McKenzie reviewed at length this oppressive policy of the Knglith government towards Ireland, and their general oppressive course towards the people, the masses in general, ooot?nding that everv man should be allowed a farm?every man that portion of land which was due for the maintenance of his family. (Cheering) Mr. Michakl T. O'Connob was here loudly oalled upon, and addressed the meeting In the course of bis remarks, he took oooasion to comment upon the late attack made upon himself and the National Reform Tarty in Tammany Hall, upon whloh occasion the freedom of discussion was unmanfully trampled upon, contrary to the principles of democracy, to whloh party he claimed to belong He next reviewed the aotlon ofthe democratic party, relative to the Wilmot proviso; speaking In favor of protection to the labor of the poor man, and the right of every man to ocoupy a portion of the puMlo lands. He continued?I had hoped my friends would not ask me to speak this evening, as Mr. McKensle h?s well said what he was to say; but being jnst from the war (alluding to the late war at Tammany) he supposed his friends thought he must have had some strange news. (Cheering ) He had, he regretted, news that made him blush as a democrat The dearest right of every citizen ?the right to speak his sentiments; was trampled under foot bymnwho had no sentiments to express themselves, and who merely aoted at the nod of those who employed them. They could prevent a meeting from listening to a speech, but they oonld not trample upon the mind or tbe speaker or tne trnttiruines* or tne doctrine ha propounded. The attempt to do to outraued all democrsoy. and would meet ltd reward by the utter ' failure of the ticket It wai put forth to support (Ap 1 piause ) ll It not democracy to sustain the message of 1 old Hickory to Congress In 1H1Q. when he recommends ' that '-the public lends shou'd cease to be a if urce <if publio revenue," and that they belaid out for the use of the people. ' tha\" an he expressed It, " every Araer- 1 loan olilxen should hare the (pportunlty of bt oomli g an 1 Independent freeholder?" 'J liat wan true democracy, and If adopted would hare fared the poor fellow* 1 who disturbed the Tammany Hall meeting from din gracing their democratic principles, for no doubt it must hare gone hard with them to be obliged to alienee a man, for par, who wa< advocating their own ' right to a portion of the soil of their own country ? (Cheers ) Patent democracy, however, will not adopt I ill General Jackson recommended. They will only rail that part of his writings and acts demoeratio which are I useful In securing the leaders the loaves and the fishes. (Laughter) They remind me, said he, of the woman who sat beside tbe bedside of her dying husband while he made his will, snd ever and anon nailed upon him not to leave her. "The brindle oow," said the dying man, " I leave my wife." " Hensible to the last!" ejaculated tbe disconsolate lady. " But the black cow I leave my mother," continued the testator. " Ob, dear ! ob.dear exclaims the widow In embryo, " how he raves ! how he raves !" (Uproarious laughter ) Thus It Is with General Jaokson All he said that could be used In election eering purposes is pure democratic doctrine ; but when he spuahs of giving the soli to the people who are willing to till it, the patent democrats cry out, " How he raves ! ' how he raves!" Mr. O'Connor, who appeers to be the great favorite of the parly, continued for nearly an hour to address the meeting upon the principles of tbs party, m well as the short comings of the other political organisations of the day . . . Mr Thoma. Divvs addressed the meeting In frvor of I the free occupation of the soli for the poor man He 1 considered thet, according to the views of Congress, this | land was the devil's land, and James K Polk was tbe agent for the sals of It. (I.aughter and applause ) The meeting, after some farther remarks from the speaker, I separated. Mr DftBkhead. the British minister in Nfciico. was, at tbe last date*. suffering merely from Inflammatory rheumatism. ll* M l??t the use of hi* l?wsr limb* -J Flu Ocn?rml KpUeopal Convention--1 Louaa of Delegntea. WRDNKSDAY?NINKTKENTII DAY. The Rev. Dr. Wh?at, of Tenuesaee, read the mornng pruyer, and Mr. Trapiar. of South Carolina, the tlSUODI The minutea of yaaterday'a prooaadinga wara read, imeaded and approved. The Rev. Dr Hanckel, in behalf of the committee apmlntrd to nominate a board of minalona fir the earning hree year*, then reported the following pereone tor that >oard. who wera accepted and deolared duly eleoted by he boune lev A H. Vinton, D D. Rev. H. Croawell, D. D , lev. N B. Crocker, D. D , Rev J W. Cooke. (?T. H. J WhitehouKe, L) D. Iter Jonathan M. Wainlev P. A I'roai. D D , wright, D D , lev. John O O^ilhy ,1) D , Iter M. H Henderson. B?nj Dorr. I) I) Rev William Suddarda, lev Wm E VVyatt, D. D. Iter. Thomaa Atkinson, lev. A. C. Coxa, Rev H. W. Le?. Hav (Jeorga Wood bridge, Rev. C Hanckel, p. 0., ilev William Small wood, Rev Edward Neufvllle, Or R H (Jardlner, Mr. William Appleton, Vlr. S II. Huntington, Mr. Joeeph Sands, Or. R B. Aertson, Mr. O M. Wharton, Mr L.R Asburst, Mr. E. F. Chambers, Wr. J. B. Koeleeton, Mr. Josiah Collins, Mr. C O. Memminger. The Sechktabv offered * resolution in effect, that a 11 nt oommittee h- appointed on the pert of the bouse, o make the usual arrangements for printing thn Journal )f the present convention; aUo, that thn treasurer be directed to pay the contingent ei ptoses of the convention. Doth of which were agreed to The SccaicTAKr alao nominated G. Q Van Wagenen, ICaq , for re-election an treasurer; whereupon ho was duly pleated, viva vooe Rht. Dr Kofinrs suggested that It waa desirable to take up for consideration, the moat iwportat subjects which remained; asoneol the meat Important of those lubjects. he would call up tne report of the committee on ;anoos. In favor of amending canon nine, of 1841, bo as to make the 4 th seotiun of the same read as follows : ? Skc. 4. When a person applying to be admitted a canlidate, wishes the knowledge of the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew langtiHgee, and other branches ?f learning not itrictly enclexiaetioal. to be dispensed with, the standing committee shall not recommend him as a candidate, until he has laid before them a testimonial, signed by it least two presbyters of this church, stating that. In their opinion, be possesses extraordinary strength of natural understanding, a peculiar aptitude to teach, and a large share of prudence; and the bishop, with the con>ent of the standing committee, shall have gtantod the dispensation. And in regard to the knowledge of the Hebrew language, in all cases in these oanons the bishop shall have the sole discretion of dispens-tlon. Also In favor of repealing oauon ttth of 1841. A protracted debate ensued. Iter. Dr. Hawks proposed, an a matter of compromise, that the amendment* proposed in (he Oth canon of 1941, be agreed to, and that the house abstain from repelling canon Oth of 1844. Rer Dr. Okilhy moved that the whole subject be laid on tbe table, as there was not time for a minute disous Hod, such rh gentlemen seemed disposed lo indulge in. The motion being lost, Mr. Collins, of North Carolina, then mored that the report bo amended with regard to the Oth oanon, by striking out tbe 6th section. Rev. L)r Hawks then renewed his motion to divide the report of the committee, and to dissent from the recommendation to repeal oanon 6, of 1841. The motion prevailing, Mr. Collins moved the introduction of a new canon, which ehould be the came as the 6th canon of 1844, with the exception of the 6th seotion, which is as follows:? "Seoction 6. A deacon ordained under this oanon Rhall not be entitled to a seat in any convention, nor made the basis of any representation In the management of the oouoerns of the oburch." This motion also prevailing, was ordered to be sent to the House of Bishops for their oenourrenoe. Rev. Dr. Hawii then moved to acoept the report as amended. Before the motion was put, the house resumed the consideration of canon 9 of 1841. Rev. Or. Mead, tbe Secretary, hoped that no provision would be made lor the introduction into the ministry of uneducated or half educated men. Rev. Dr. Foamct hoped, there would be no hasty legislation on tbe subjeot. Rev. Dr. Cboiwell moved to lay on the table the proposed amendment to oanon 9, of 1841. Considerable debate ensued In regard to the propriety of ordaining clergymen at an earlier age than twenty seven, as prescribed by the oanon. Mr. Collins argued in favor of ordaining them at an narlier age It was a fact, that men arrived at maturity tlx or 8 years earlier in New Orleans than in Vermont; mil they were out six or eight years earlier also. Mr. Whabton suggested that this was the effeot of men of mature age going to New Orleans. iOr Hawks and others smiled ] ev Dr. Forbes moved that the whole subjeot be Indefinitely postponed, as there was not time for a full and adequate discussion of the subject. Mr. Mkmminoer spoke in fav?r of striking out the pronnanri amun<lmunf witV ?* sit at Inatinn r\t mati ? He would admit men to the ministry at 31 years of age, if properly qualified. Rev Dr. Kohhes then withdraw his motion for an indefinite poatponement, an be wan not likely to effeot his object. He was opposed to ell effort* to lower the standard of the ministry. Mr. Buckland. of Kentucky,said that it might be true that the standard for the ministry should not be lowered In New Jersey, and the Northern and Eastern States, but it should he lowered at the West. There were nu merous men of talent and piety there who eouW not come up to the full standard of education required by the Church, who, nevertheless, were men eminently fitted for the ministry, and ought not to be excluded. Hey. Mr. Oiluumk spoke to the same effect. lie was opposed to the restrlotloo of twenty-seven years of sge The appeal to them to withdraw the whole subject and make them wait for three years longer before the re triction could be made, would tend to stagnate the interests of the church at the West. Key Dr. Vax Inokn thought they oould have no intellectual scales by which to weigh the mental power of the candidate at twenty-two The amendment to canon 9th was then agreed to by the house. A message was here reoeived from the hoqse ?f blshdps, announcing their concurrence with the house of deputies in their election of a board of missions; also, tbeir concurrence in the appointment of ajoint commit- ' tee to attend to printing the journal of the general convunt.inii Hi n Mr. Evans moved that the coaslderatlon of the canon on the trial of bishops be postponed till the nest general convention, which wu agreed to. Hon. Mr. Inokrsoll suggested rome aetlon In relation to the propoced amendments of the oanon entitled, ' of the differences between ministers and their congregation*." On motion of Rer. Dr. Viktor, the consideration of tbe name wag postponed till the nest convention. Mr. Lucius C Duncan, in behalt of tbe special cornmittee appointed at tbe last convention, to inquire Into the olaim* of the churoh arising under the will ot Chan. Morgan, Esq., deceased. Ute of New Orleans, submitted a report, which was accepted Rev. Dr. Hawks then called up the oanon which had been reported by the committee on canons, entitled, ' Of the certificates to be produced by a bishop elect. In nrder to his ron*?or?tion. and other proceedings touching the same." In accordance with tbe instructions of tbe oommlttee, be asked for the adoption of tbe same. Rev Dr Eds on. of Massachuset ts, moved that the canon be laid over to tbe next convention Rev. Dr. Hawks Insisted upon the Importance of adopting it at the present oonventlon. A motion was made to amend the rtth section, so as to require the eonsent of " a majority of all the bishops In the church" to tha consecration of a bishop, instead of thatof "tha bishops," absolutely, as tbe oanon now reads. Rev Dr Bowman argued In favor of taking Immediate notion on the canon, with the view of superseding the existing one with a better one, on the ground that great Injustice had been done to the bishop elect of Illinois luring the late dlsousslon and aotion under the existing canon. He believed that imputations were oast upon lh? oharacter of that individual, which could never be Fully wiped away. But it was their duty to make all amends in their power for the Injury whloh they had done him, and the Immediate adoption of a better oanon would tend to do this If he had himself done that Individual an injury by his vote on that ocoaalon, he waa happy to avail hitnaelf of this opportunity to ??y tbat it was done unwilliugly. and was to be attributed to the injudioloua oanon under which they acted. Rev. Dr. Jarvm laid that aa the private proceedings of the committee on canona had been referred to, and aa he had been indicated as the person who drew up the oanon before the house, he felt called upon to make an explanation. He then stated the ground upon which the canon had been framed, and expressed the desire that It would be acted upon immediately Mr Memmikoer suggested that the adoption of the proposed amendment would render the whole canou incongruous, and make It necessary to remodel It entirely. Rev. Dr. Buhkeis, bishop elect of Maine, said that in consequence of the recent action of the house with regard to himself, [signing the testimonials in favor of his no'jfeocration] he felt notno little Indelicacy in speaking upon this Hubjeot. Ho would, however, suggest one ither objection to the oanon; It wss this:?it would lelay the appointment of a bishop In case of the death of a diooesan. from fifteen to twenty-two months He hoped, therefore, it might be laid ovor till the next eonrentiun. The motien to postpone the consideration of this canon till the next general convention waa then put and osrrled Mr 8r.r?ioua, of Western New York, ssid that he had t resolution wbicb he honed would meet the unanimous consent of the house. Tney were now about to close their labors. With a single exception, their proceedings had been characterised with proper feelIt-.gs, and In conforralty with Christian character. The single exception to which he alluded, was the occurrence whloh took plana in regard to the assistant bishop ?lnot of the dlooese of lUiooia Id order to remedy the matter, he proponed a resolution tending to remove any Injurious imputation* which might have been csst upon the character of that Individual, and declarative of the sense of the bouse. The motion having been seconded. Kev. Dr. Oon.sr said he wan abr.ut to elaim the pri' vllege of seconding the resolution himself, in view of the peculiar position which be bad taken on the occasion referred to. He wished to take the opportunity of expressing hli regard for tbe bishop elect of Illinois. Rev. Dr. Whkat said the resolution did not go quite far enough to meet bis own views He would be better pleased if tbe bouse wonld reconsider their vote refusing to sign the testimonials, and that tbey wonld now pro. oced to sign them Mr Wh*rt0!? hoped the seconding of the resolution would not be interfered with. It had been very carefnl ly drawn up Hon. Mr. Newtok, of Mass., hoped tho house would reflect npon the position which they were about to take In the adoption of this resolution. He believed that the character of Mr. Bretton had not been assailed The resolution, therefore, was worse than useless, and would be a verv dangerous precedent. Rev Mr. Kri.lv, of Illinois, apprehended that the gentleman who hsid just spoken bad made a mistake with regard to votes which were taken on the case. Rey. l)r Mr*p rose to a qusetlon of order. The Cbalr concurred with biro In pronouncing the (J#b?te out of ardor Dr. hoped the resolution wUh4ri?*n, It wm 4*?g?rt>M J