Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 2, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 2, 1847 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. N?w York, Tutidmy, NoTtuibrr 91, IMV< Korclfii Icwi. We may receive two weeks later news from Europe some time to-day. The Caledonia is in her fourteenth day, and due at Boston. Tht (election To-Day. Th? political forces of the State of New York have been marshalling and parading for some time past, and to-day will witness the clash of arms, the triumph of one party, and (he defeat of A. -.1 uir uiuci. We have already given the list of the candidates of all parties in the State. We, therefore, merely republish the city, and the lea ling nominations. We are prepared to see the whigs poll a stronger vote than they have done in a number of years. They will put forth their whole strength, with the hope of crushing the divided forces of their opponents. But we shall see. Those who have a vote should deposit it one way or the other; hut examine your ticket before you drop it into the box. The right of suffrage is an inestimable privilege, and was purchased at a dear price. The result of the election will be given in tomorrow's Herald. TO* PmI Oflloe Department?Its Head or Tall. Amidst the many curiosities which character,se the present Post Master General, there is one advantageous point in which he ought to be viewed. His blunders, his narrowness of mind, his illiberality, his peevishness and his sublime inefficiency, may all tend to bring about a new system in this important department of the government, which would be an acceptable boon to the people of this country. We ought, therefore, to be thankful for the incompetency of the present j Post Master General. Every Sunday morning, when we kneel at church,we ought to remember him in our prayers. Kvery Saturday night, when we squeeze a sixpence or a shilling out of the wages of an apprentice or tmployie, we ought to offer up our homage to the principles and admin- i istration of the Post Master General, When we consider all these brilliant traits of character, ho capable of shining as they do shine where they ought, in the lower regions of the world of politics, we should be thankful to the head of the Post Office Department, as to an individual calculated by his conduct to bring about a thorough change in the whole system of mind communicating with mind, in this vast republic. If the present Postmaster General had been a John McLean, or a Frank Granger, or an Amos Kendall, or even a Barry, we might still b? compelled to continue the miserable system, because it would be, at least, skilfully administered. But in the present state of the Post Office Department, there is no remedy but a radical change, and the adoption of new principles and new arrangements, adapted to the present age. What should prevent the Congeess of the United States from sweeping away the rubbish of the existing Post Office Department, and cs tablishing in its stead a complete electrotelegraphic system, by which mind would be able to communicate with mind in an instant of time, and at as cheap a rate as is now done between New Orleans and New York! When a Persian king first established post routes in that ancient empire, three thousand years ago, it was at that time as great an effort of improvement as the establishment of an electro-telegiaphic system would be in the present day. Since the present electric system has been adopted, we have seen its advantages, notwithstanding that it is defective, imperfect and creeping, as it were ; yet its results are most astounding upon the affairs of social, commercial, and political life.? Each day we publish full intelligence, in every department, of all that may have taken place the previous day, either at Petersburg or Washingion, or Cincinnati or Buffalo or Boston; comprehending an extent of many thousand miles. Just so it would be possible to embrace the whole Union in a line of telegraphic communication, and to establish a rate of postage by such a mode, even cheaper than that under the old system of communication used by the Post Office Department. Bulky communications might be sent in the ordinary way ; but the cream of thought, from all parts of the country, both private and public, might be communicated from the remotest points, with the speed of lightning. No doubt such a proposition, so comprehensive in its views, would startle such a person as the present head of the Post Office Department. The man who would throw the mails in confusion between the great commercial cities, in order to save a few hundred miserable dollars, would throw obstacles in the way of any change, or any reform, in the system of the republic.? But we trust that a liberal and enlightened Congress will overcome such miserable, such picaynn? mananrnmanf Wliuf la flip nao nf nrnvprn. v' 6V*V,M ment, if it is not able and is not disposed to give to the people a system adapted to the present civilization of the country1? Shall a few thousand, or hundred thousand, or even millions of dollars, be thought worthy of being put into the balance, in comparison with the advantages accruing from cheapness and speed in the intellectual and commercial communications of the republic? We trust that Congress,which will soon meet, will take up this matter, and give the country the reform which is wanted in this department. For the last few years we have been going backwards, sinking, narrowing, trifling with the improvements of the age. A more melancholy exhibition of folly has never been exhibited in any department of the government than that which we have Been exhibited in the post office department. While we give due credit, nay even high credit, to Messrs Buchanan and Walker, for their talents in their departments; while we entertain a good opinion of the motives and character of the Preaident himself, we cannot but condamn the policy of the postmaster-general as the meanest, the most disgraceful, the most contemptible, that ever dishonored the country. London Lkttirs to New York.?A great deal oi ridiculous alarm has been created by some extracts of letters published in the newspapers, said to have been written by some of the London financiers; one in particular, attributed to Horsley Palmer, who was formerly .in this city, in which he predicted some terrible catastrophe to take place in the following week in London. We do not apprehend any auch calamity as hat* been predicted by theae alarming lettera. Horaley Palmer ia frightened. He aeea aome of the old London houaea which have been *stabliahed tor half a century, break to pieces around him, and thinks, therefore, that the day of judgment ia approaching, and the end of the world is at hand. The truth ia, any peraon might have seen theae conaequencea, had he been willing to open hia eyea to the atate of society in London. Not many months ago we publicly predicted the terrible revulsions which are now taking place, and atated poaitively, that all the great commercial and financial houaea of Europe, including the governmenta, were totally rotten, and only stood until some great revolution took place which would destroy the credit system of all. The great commercial credit of London ia gone. The Bank of England, fortunately, waa organized a few yearn ago on principles which will suatain it for come years to come?but the great commercial and financial houses in London are all rotten to the core, and have been so L for years. ia not the railroad mania?it ia not he free trade lawa^it ia not the famine, which i # \ i , 1 ' ?tjy-[ havq produced the result* that hpve taken place, ! although they may have accelerated tliein. The real cause ol the failures iu London may i be attributed to the social system there,by which merchants lute at an expense beyond their incomes, and have done so for years past. An an ual expenditure ot ^'10,000, on an income ot #7,500, will not last long. John Van Birkn and thk Barnburners.? i ' John V'sn Buren is brightening up. He is even ! better than a chip of the old block?he is a chip \ I ol the old block in u state of ignition, and suri rounded by electrical fire, tiis father, the ve- ' l nerable ex-President, of Kinderhook, never disI played the wit, the sarcasm, the piquancy, the point, that young John does. If the quarrel between the old hunkers and the barnburners produced no other good result, it has proved and satisfied us that John Van Huren bids fair to be one otthe wittiest and most sarcastic politicians -f ?l. ?!? i - j i. <1 a*.*.. ui mc ua) aii uiipoittic auu iu inc uimcu olairn. John has always been a remarkable fellow ; full of tact and of the world's knowledge. He has travelled much in Europe, kissed the fair hand of Queen Victoria, danced with royalty, and waltzed with German princesses at HadenBaden. He is now taking a different direction, and exercising his genius for the barnburners, in a most remarkable and curious way. He is the redoubtable Barnum of the New York democracy, and moves his men as Barnum does Tom Thumb. We care nothing for the course of the factions; but John throws light on their movements, which are almost as amusing as the shilling sights of the American Museum, in Broadway. We have old politicians, full of tact, of wise saws and modern sentences ; but in the political world, they are like Punch and Judy, and all by the magical hand of John Van Buren. John's last speech is a gem of its kind. We give it in another column. He shows up Mr. Ritchie, of Washington, in a most ludicrous light; he joins issue w?th Croswell, of Albany, and makes them botli show their faces around the ring until the spectators are ready to burst their sides with laughter. Since the time of John Kandolph of Roanoke, we have seen no one in politics that has bid fair to wear his mantle but John Van Buren of New York. Of course, the track of John leads not to the Presidency. It is too witty, too sarcastic, too joyous, for such a sober direction ; but if he goes on in the course which he has marked out, he will attain a fame and a name far superior to those which his cold, philosophical, selfish and calculating father ever could acquire. We would willingly contribute five hundred dollars to make :up a purse in order to keep John Van Buren in a minority for ever. IIow much will you go, Mr. Ritchie 1 Interkstno From Oreoon.?The following letters were received by yesterday's mail. It will be perceived that the legislative assembly of Oregon have approved of Wilkes* project for constructing a railroad to connect the eastern and western shores of our huge country Onicaoit City, April 14, 1847. Sir 1 received your communication of the 14tb February, 184tf, asking my assistance to prooure a petition in this region, in ?vor of a national railroad from a point on the Missouri River to the Pacific coaat, and also a pamphlet containing your views on that subject; which I regret to say, had been detained in California until a very few days since. in anticipation, however, ofithe influence a petition from the citizens here, might have, so soon as I learned through the newipapers of the exis tenoe of your project, I wrote two or three short communications whioh were published in the Oregon Svrctalor, calling on the oltizena to send a delegate to Washington, with the very petitions you ask me for, and to superintend our interests generally. In aooordance with these views, a convention was neld at Oregon city shortly afterwards, but the short-sighted policy and jealousy of the leaders of our foreign population, prevented, as has been tho oase before with other important measures, this very praiseworthy object. At the Catholio ohuroh, on the Sunday previous to the meeting, they threw into it, by previous arrangement, sufflolent influence to smother all attempts at the election of a delegate, or the sending of a memorial from the people. The Legislature,however, sends by the bearer of this (Colonel Wm. Kinley,) a petition embracing the object yon bad in view, and which I hope may prove satlslactory, as it is now too late to send yoir by the return emigration, even for the next Congress. Your plan is practicable and meets my warmest approbation. I should be happy to be instrumental in forwarding it in any way, and will always be at your oommand I am very respectfully, Your obedient Bervant, M M. McCARVER. Okorok Wilkes, Esq., New York City. N. B. Aaaiatanoe la much wanted here from the mercantile community eait ef the mountain!, as tbia interest. with us haa not kept pace with the settlements The brig Henry reoently arrived with a small stock of goods, yet there la not in Oregon half the quantity of goods there was when I arrived in the fall of 1843, and almost the entire Amerieau population baa oome in slnoe then. The reault ia, that articles absolutely necessary for the farmers are not to be had; and goods have raised more than a hundred per cent on former prices, while our flour and lumber, which we have in abundance. commanda in the marketa at California and the Sandwich islands (as per letters Ihavejuet received,) the former from $16 to $30 the barrel, and the latter from $60 to $60 the thouaand. Yet for want of ships to carry thia to market, wheat la only disposable in exchang for merchandise (exorbitantly overvalued) at the nominal sum of from 60 to BO cents the bushel; and the lumber is lying atacked up at our ahip yarda for want of voaseia to carry it to market. Oui aystem now is prompt payment, In oaah or wheat. All the ships now engaged in our trade, will carry freight only for their owners, finding that course more profitable than to produce competition in their mercantile trade, by freighting for the citiaena. I beapeak your influence with the ship ownera and merchants, to the end that we may have relief from our present embarrassments. I am, 8cc., M. M. McCAllVER. [Extract from a letter written by Peter H. Burnett, Esq. me nuproun juu^h ui iu? irtiitui j, uu iuc rauiv Bubjnct aa above ] Uiiuon Territory, January 12th, 1847. < ?ur legialative assembly ha* given your project Its approval, u you will see. I am vary happy to see ho great an InterMt taken in the United Statei In regard to Oregon. The boundary question being settled, 1 do hope the United Statei government will give us law* and officer* to admlniiter them. As yet we have reoeived no uoh information. I beg you to accept my thank* for the newapapera you sent me. In thi* remote region we took back to the great and free country we have left, with a brimful eye, and receive with emotiona of plea aure, all happy tiding* from thence. The settler* in Oregon, although compelled to undergo many privation* and hardships, have enjoyed ino*t excellent health Our oountry ia certainly improving rapidly, although our commercial buaineaa la much deprewed by the hitherto unsettled >iueetion of the Oregon boundary. Aa eoon as the United States give ua permanent law*, we shall prosper. Your friend and obedient aerv't , PETER H. BURNETT. Uko. Wilkki, Eaq. There in no question that the growing importance of the Pacific side of our country will justify the construction of the great work here spo- 1 ken of. Arrival or Emigrants.?The following is the number of passengers arrived at this port during the month of Octobers? Ureat Britain and Ireland 7,7J8 Belgium 871 Hamburg Ml r ? V,?40 Bremen W Holland AM Sweden 1 All other porta 130 Total 13,IH2 As the cold season acta in, emigration decreases. Valparaiso, Aug. 27.?A rumor ha? come ! about nova* difficulty at Masatlan, bstween au Kngliah and the American ahlpa of war, in regard to the block- i ad*. Perhape tba Kngliah captain ha* demanded that the blockade, if kept up, should be actual and vlgoroua. i in which he would be right enough, itaeema to uf. Car- i 1 tain it la that veaaels go hence to thoM porta, and it i( a# certain that arrivals thence are not unfre<|uent?four I since last month. The Preble, nmmander Shields, was at Callao during July, and sailed about the middle of this month for the stjuadron. having on board WO.OOO dollars, of which 70,000 had been paid by the Peruvian government on Amerioan claims she had a very protracted voyage from Monterey to Cillao; seventy-two days, we hear. The Kngliah iqaadron are gathering here now. The ! admiral * flag ahip 1* expected soon. The steamer Cor- ' morant go?ehom? to Kngiand on Kriday,oarrylag l.flOO.000 dollars. A new Kngliah admiral Is expected before long on the utatlon The French admiral la now here in his 64 gun frigate Tahiti is submisaive, and a tranaport of soldlera sailed hence for trance two daya ago. Heveral of the < alifornia regiment ran away and re- ' I malned here; some have been in vioe, others in priaon, others sick, aupported by charity, and one at least in his grava. There are no American vesaela now In port. The Montgomery, llortensla and Congress are down the coast, and the Saxony, It ia said that Mr. Webater I* laid up at hla farm in I Franklvn, N H? by aicknasa. a bilious attack,, and that Mrs. W. WftBoaton on Thursday to attend him. | Thtatrlcal and Musical. Mi Thutii.?Ths delightful opera of " Luortzia Borgia.' waa again performed at the Park theatre laat evening, b?for? a large audwnce. As iti first recaptlun waa brilliant and enthusiastic, id *u thla, Its second performance, greeted with sack marks of approbation aa muit be grateful to the artist* We seldom, If ever, listen to strains mora grand, sad and eiprsaslve, than those performed in this opera; none that fall more swsetly on the ear, with "their melancholy and touching cadences?none that sank more plaintively and atlectlngly on the heart?none that mora awaken a deep sensibility, while they absorb and elevate the soul. The Lucre zia of Madame Blahop is a noble, impassioned, piece of aoting; the transitions of feeling were just and powerful, and frequently bad an electrical effect on the audience She drew down sympathy for her profound wretobednesi. though steeped, herself, in crime and degradation. It waa a fine display of her powers asau actress, nor lesx so of her greater powers as a singer Pure in intonation, sustained lu tone, brilliant in effects, perfect in execution, she brought all her energies and talents to this part, and stamped on it a deep interest and irresistible charm it never oefore possessed on our boards. Valtellina and Reeves sang their music with great freshness of voice, energy and spirit) and the noviciate. Mdlle. Macfarren, made a favorable Impression. Chubb presided over the orchestra with skill, and the chorus and scenic decorations deserve praise. The curtain fell amidst the reiterated bravi of the boxes, and the triumphant acclamations of the whole houie. 'I.ucreiia" is to be repeated this evening. Bow r? THrtTic.?Mr. Clarke, one of the beet, If not the beat, actor on the stage of the Bowery, and one of the moat deserving an be Is decidedly the most popular, will take a benefit at that establishment this evening, and will, we are satisfied, receive a compliment that he will have reason to be proud of. Apart from his merits as an actor, we question If the house, Urge as it Is, will be able to hold Mr. Clarke's Innumerable friends on this occasion The bill includes Heakspeare's tragedy of ''Macbeth"?Maobeth, Mr. Marshall; Macduff, Mr. Clarke; and the favorite drama of "Murrell, the Land Pirate." During the evening, Mr. Willis will perform a grand cavatlna; Mr. Chanfrau will give his Imitations, and Professor Jacobs will perform several airs on the accordion. Chatham Thkatrf?We mast bear witness to Miss Valise's grace and agility in the ballet of the "Uiselle.' ' She certainly appears to great advantage in that character, and receives muoh commendation from all who see her In It. Barney Williams is a capital representative of the Irsihman. He has an excellent and thorough knowledge of his singularly mixed charaoter, and can portray its sunshines and its showers in a very happy manner. The "Giselle" will be repeated this evening? that piece, "Teddy the Tyler," and the oomio opera of the '-Bronze Horse," in which Mr. Da.Bar will personate Rats, the Chinese itinerent barber, are all included in the programme. We learn from the bill that Mr. Kletcherkhas a variety of novelties in preparation. Ciacus? Bowcav Amphithkatre.?To-night, John ( oasln, the king of merrymen, again appears on his old stamping ground at the cirous, and he will be assisted by his friend, Donaldson, who says that Oossin is his ~-l_ ll?? l? tr-lnn Th.n I. no doubt they are a pair of originals, and the audience to-night will nave an opportunity of judging cf the truth of their assertions, as to their powers of fun. Betides all this, there will be the usual variety of horsemanship, danoing, singing, tight rope, Vc. Ciihty'i Minitrkls.?To-night the politicians will be all agog to know the strength of their respective parties, as will be shown by the election returns; now oould either party count on as full a vote as Christy's Minstrle* obtain from this city, there would be no diffloulty whatever In oarrying out their views. The fact is, tney aru carrying all the musicians along with them, and nothing oan stop their onward course. This evening they give one of their usual raoy entertainments. Kthioi'ean Skrknaders.?These philosophic darkies are fairly launched on the sea of publio favor, and nightly obtain solid proofs of the manner in which they are appreciated. Major Dumbolton is decidedly a splendid manager of a splendid company, and we have only to regret that the long and frequent calls made upon them to fulfil their engagements in Philadelphia, Baltimore anh Washington, obliges them to leave us at the end oi this week; but as they are forced to go, we advise every one to attend their conoerts this week. To-night one of the best bills of the season will be given. Grand Concert ok Heht. and Sivoiu.?These two unrivalled artists have united their great talent to treat us this evening with a grand musical soiirt, though they have eaoh one, individually, talent sufficient, we should think, to satisfy any audience, yet they have thought better to create a greater attraction by giving a conoert such as, perhaps, never before was projeoted in our city. The music selected, it will be seen, offers fair specimens of the compositions of the new and regular sohool. We shall have the "Melancolie," by .iivnri; a tf.n'hum on l'Kobert le Diable," by K?"op. thi celebrated violouoclcellist; variations on "Noruia," by Henry Herz, and a grand duo for violin and violoncello, oalled -'Souvenir de Rossini," exeouted by Sivori and Kuoop. In the second part, Mr. Heri will introduce one of the new instrument)* from bis factory in Paris, which has been awarded the first price of honor at the last national fair of Kranoe. Upon this piano, M. Herz will execute "La I'Mtoritle," and the "Last Hose of Hummer." one of the brigiiest gems of his ravishing compositions. After this, there will oome off a "Grand trio Conoertant," by Myseder, whose music will be rendered by tile artiftH, who have arranged the entertainment. The whole will oon elude with the universally admired "Carnaval de Venise " Mrs. Otto will sing twioe. Last, though not least, Signor Rapettl will lead an excellent orchestra.? If the lovers of music find nothing in this variety to suit their taste, they must be hard to please No doubt this musical performance will be witnessed by as many dilettanti as can be contained wi thin the walis of the 1'abernacle. Mr. Dempster's Ballad Soiree.?Mr. Dempster had another good house at the Tabernacle laut evening. The ballads which he sung on this occasion were agreeable little pieces, and were received with great applause. There are many who prefer this kind of entertainment to almost any other, and to such, the Scottish songi which Mr. D. sings with suoh characteristic grace, are a real treat?to many of them these choicn little gems come up as a voice from home, and bring with thrm ansooiations wbioh make them doubly grateful to the ear. ''The Spot where I was born,'' " John Anderson my Jo,'1 " A Man's a man for a' that," the ' Lament of Jie Irish Emigrant," and other pieces of the same kind, ar? always sure to tell with the audiences which assemble tc hear them sung. The sad but beautiful song of " Th? May Queen" is always listened to with the most profound interest, and during the recital many a glistening eye may ks observed among the hundreds which art directed towards the songster. Mklodcons.?1The negro minstrelsy at this plaoe ol amusement, Is very good, and the proprietor is doing a safe business Monti, A?tiiti.j.-This is the last night but four ol these pleasing performers, and the receipts are to be for the bene tit of the company. Let them have a good one. They give sixteen splendid groups. Raymond & Waring's menageries, united, are at Pittsburg, I'a ; Herr Dtiesbach, the Lion King, is with them. CUjr Intelligent-*. Somnambulism Aloft, at war with the Wka thercoc*.?The most curious case of somnambu iism on record, took place last Sunday night, abou half-past eleven o'clock, in this city A man namei Jesse Coombs, living at No. 60!) Water street wm discovered at the top of the liberty pole at the corne; of Cherry and (Jouverneur streets, turning the vane. Hi was watched by tie police and a number of oitizens who had been attracted by his frequent attempts t< change the position of the vane, which was a frequently moved by the wind, reminding mani of the lookers on of the celebrated tight he tween Don Qulxotte and the windmill. After mak ing several efforts to place the vane in the position he seemed to desire, down he came, and with a nimble ness that the Jack tar might envy, on reaching trrra firma, off he started, and was closely pursued by officer Martin, 7th ward, and citizens, when, after a sharp run ol several blocks, he was captured. He had ona shirt, drawers, hat and boots, and was taken to the station house by the officer. Ha could give no aocount of what occurred, and stated that he " felt is il he had been hard at work." His friends and clothes were aent for. The friends stated that he went to bed A o>.look. and thftt h? mimt hart* ant nnf of Hi** rtnr. mar window, u the doora were *11 looked. The pole hu been meaaured.and stands one hundred nod twenty tire feet high from tha ground. The man was threequartern of an hour in the poaition in which he wan flrat diaoovered. Thk Wr*Tnrii.?Yesterday wa* another remarkably fine day. and the faabinnablea (looked to Broadway, which wu thronged In all directlona with groups of our oitixeON and atrangera, and in full ooitume. Fmn.?A Are broke out yesterday morning, at the oorner of Mouth itreet and Old Slip, occupied ax a grocery? extinguished by Policeman Maxwell. Another Are broke out at No 17 waahlngton atreet. in the boarding houa* of Patrick I lagan The premiaea were damaged conaiderabiy. Another Are occurred yesterday afternoon at 4>% o'clock, at No. 3 Amity atreet, In the houae of Dr. Smith. It wu promptly put out by the police. Damage trifling Tarhkt Euraaiow.?The Van Buren Bluea, numbering anme alxty muakets. -paaaed our office yeaterdav morning on a target excnraion, preceded by a fine band They are a tine looking aet of fellowa, and. from theii appearance, we should aay would proye ugly ouatomen in a fight with the Mexloan*. Ahothkh.?Another fine-looking company, ityled th? Oregon (iuarda, comprising about the aame number oi musketa aa tha one aboye-mentioned, paaaed by aoou after the other, on a almiiar excuralon. Awn Ahotmkii.?Engine Company No j3 U. ?. Volun tear (iuarda, paaaed our offlne veaterday ^rening about o'clock, after being on a target excuraion Th< target aeemed pretty well riddled. The company wer< headed by an excellent band. Alt lnooanmiBi.r Boy? Attcmpticd Shitidk.?A ahorl time alnce a lad In a achool at the Eaat, aaaaulted hli teacher with deadly weapons for attempting to correal him, and later atlii, a couple of boya in Virginia waylaid and murdered their tutor for having inmilted (!) one o , them, by disciplining him according to tha rule# of th< ehool; and bow wa have aa instanoe of a youngster attempting to commit snioide because hia father had threatened to make him obey hie paternal commands and go to school, instaad of rambling about the atreeto. It appear* that the lad, named Philip Isaaos, only eleven Tears old. had for along time been in the habit of playing truant from hi* school in Ludlow street. The principal of the school had remonstrated with him in Tain, and had seme time Bince given over the um of severe | measures. endeavoring, if possible, to reclaim him by I kindneea; hia father, however, had told him that if he | did not attend aohool he would place him on board a man of war; notwithstanding this had theeffeot to keep htm at his poet for a few days, it was only a temporary effeot, for he was yesterday brought up for discipline on , the old charge, and his teacher told him to go into a | claas room where he would soon follow, as he wanted to talk to bim. Moon after this a claas of boys went into the room to recite, but soon came running out as if half 1 frightened out of their wits. And no wonder the little I feilcwH were soared, for on going into the room, the superintendent diseove:ed the lad Isaacs laying on abeneh with a large gas'i in the side of his neck and throat, from whioh he had bled so profusely, as to be almost exhausted. The floor was covered with gore. A surgeon was immediately called, and it was at first thou ght that the wound would lueviably prove fatal, but an examination proved, that although the incision had reached and severed the superficial vein, the jugular was not injured. Hopes are. therefore, entertained that he may recover. It appears that he had borrowed the knife of one of his companions, and for this very purpose, for he refused one, saying that it was not sharp enough for what he wanted. He seems to have none to work very deliberately, having i opened hi* shirt at the collar, laid down upon a bench, and so placed his bead that the blood should run dear of his clothes. In fact, a mora deliberate act of the kind is not recorded in all the history of suicidal transactions. Common Conncll, Board ur Aldkhm**, Not. 1.?Morris Franklin, Ksq , President, in the chair. Sewer in Greenwich street.?Petition of sundry persons to hare a sewer built In (irMnwieh street, from Cedar to Rector street. Referred. Sewer in 37th street ? Petition of sundry persons to have a sewer built In37th street, between Broadway and tith avenue. Referred. Second Avenue ? Petition of J. W. Beekmau and others, to have the 3d avenue worked and graded from 43d to 01st street Referred. Grade of 43d street ? Petition of P. Tracy and others, to have 43d street, between 7th and Bth avenues, graded in conformity with the annexed grade. Referred Academy of Medicine.?Invitation to the members of this Board to attend an anniversary of the Academy of Medicine. Aooepted. Court o/ Appeals.?A communication was received from the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeals, acknowledging the aooeptanoe of the Common Counoil chamber as a court room for said court. Ordered on file. Chief Engineer and Firemen?A communication was received trom the Chief Knglneer, relative to the conduot of certain companies who refused to obey his orders in going to Hamilton Square, on the occasion of laying the corner stone of the Washington Monument, and requesting that the matter should be Investigated. Referred. Pre-emption rights.?Communication from the Comptroller, and resolution In favor of applying to the legislature for the passage of an act to authorize the sale of pre-emption rights in oertala cases. Adopted. Salaries of Judges. ?A communication was received from the Comptroller, also. In relation to the salaries of the Judges of the Superior Court. Referred to oounsel to Corporation. Contingent Expenses.?Communication from the Comptroller, and resolution in favor of making an appropriation of $3000 for oounty contingencies. Adopted. Free Academy.?Communication from the Clerk of the Board of Kduoation, transmitting a resolution adopted by the same, asking for an appropriation of $30,000 for the payment of a site for the Free Academy.? Adopted. More Sewers. - Report and resolution in favor ef building a sewer in 0th street. Report In favor of building a sewer in Broadway, between Dey and Courtlandt sreets. Adopted. Report and resolution in favor of building a RHver In 2<lth RfruAt. from t.h? 'id a.vuniiH In thfl Kant rl ver. Adopted. Report in favor of building a sewer In Broadway, between 17th and 18th streets. Adopted.? Also, in favor of building a sewer in 30th at, between the 8th and 9th avenue. itreet.?Report and resolution in favor of widening Stuyvesant street. Adopted. Increase of Pay.? Report andresolution adopted in the Board of Assistants, in favor of increasing tne pay of the doormen at the several police stations, from f 1 to $1 25 per day. Concurred in. Indicted?Report of a Special Committeejetting forth that one John Van Tyne, who holds an office on Blackwell's Inland, stands indioted in the Court of Sessions for a misdemeanor, in having aided the esoapa of a prisoner. Accepted and Committee discharged. Btoomingdale Road?Report in favor of widening and straightening a portion of Bloomlngdale road. Adopted. Victorin in Mexico?A communication was reoelved from the Mayor, suggesting the propriety of celebrating the late victories afcbleved by our arms in Mexico. Referred to a Wneciju Committee of live. Draining ihyVity.?A communication was received from the Street Commissioner on the subject and best manner of draining the low grounds in the vlolnity of Centre and Kim streets, and their intersection with Pearl and Anthony, aooompanled by the views of one of oity surveyors, reoommendlng the construction of a sewer in Kim street, and I'earl to Chatham, theiua through Roosevelt to the Kast River. Referred. Death of the Rev. Mr. Tappan.?The president then communicated to the Board, that he had received information of the death . f the Rev. Mr. Tappan, who had fur the last twenty years officiated as chaplain at Bellevue. while performing! divine service on Sunday last; and moved that a resolution of oondolenoe be transmitted to his friends. Carried The Boai4 then adjonrneJ. Police Intelligence. Jltsault with Intrnt to Kill.?Henry Colton,of No. 14 Barclay street, who was arrested, It will be reoollected some four years ago on suspicion of having shot Corlles in Leonard street, near the Carlton House, was , again arrested by officer Allen,of the Fifth ward, yesterday morning, on a charge of attempting to take the life of Sherman S. Riley, commonly called tbe Doctor, while in the premises of Mrs. Cornelia Pastor, northwest corner of Broadway and Duane street, up stairs, under the following circumstancesIt appears that since the affair of Corlies Colton I and his wife have been living together until within tbe last four weeks, when Mrs. Colton complained of ill treatment from her husband, and left the house, I taking up her lodgings with Mrs. Pastor, where she remained two weeks, and then went to board at the corner of White street and Broadway, visiting oooasionally. i however, Mrs. Pan tor; and on Saturday night last, Mrs Colton culled upon Mrs. Tutor, and on persuasion of Caroline, the daughter of Mm. P , she being unwell at the time, Mrs Colton agreed to stay all night, and remained there all Sunday and Sunday night, likewise. On Monday morning about 10 o'clook, Kilo*, (who it is stated, slept in the parlor that night on the sofa.) beiig a sort of useful, good natured person about the house, was asked by Mrs. Pastor If he would go oyer to Mr. Meyer's eatln* house under the Broadway theatre, and send them over some breakfast, at the same time requesting him to call at the door of Sirs Colton, whioh was on the same floor, and a?k her what she would like to have Caroline, the daughter of Mrs. P., had i ju?t left Mrs. Cotton's room, where she slept all night | and g?ne down stairs Kiley went to the door as re' quested, and while there heard the sound of footsteps i coming up stairs, and in order uetto be seen, as is stated i stepped into the room of Mrs Colton.and locked or held i the door to. This alarm on the stairs proved to be Mr i Colton and his son, a small boy of about twelve years of ago. Mr. Colton at onoe went to the door ; I and kicked it open, and there saw Kiley standi i ing in his shirt sleeves. Colton very coolly asked his son if that was Doctor Kilay, to whioh the boy , answered In the affirmative He then requested him to sen if that was his mother in bed, and beiug answered it > was, Colton drew from under his cloak a six barrel revolving pistol, loaded, and snapped twice in sueoession . at the body ot Kiley. At the second snap not going off, Colton closed in and struok Riley three blows on the bach of the head with the pistol, iuflioting tbr?e severe outs, causing the blood to flow profusely. Both men then clinched and fell together on the floor. Colton under; at this moment Mrs Colton sprang out of bed. and said, "D.*ar llenrj, don't kill him;" and endeavored to get between them, to get a way the pistol; Mrs Pastor now rendered assistance, and by a desperate struggle, placing her knee on hia arm, wrenched the pistol from the hand of Colton and gave it to her servant " woman. All parties wero now spattered with blood, and J the aid of the police was called upon, which resulted in ' Mr. Colton being brought before Justice Drinker, not : attempting to make his esoape in any way: and after the neoessary affidavits were taken, the magistrate held the accused to ball in the sum of $3000, to answer the | charge at oourt, which lie gave, and was liberated from custody. Orand Lurceny.?Officer (/My, of the 8d ward, arrestvd yesterday a man called Joseph Beason, on a oharge of having stolen, a few days ago. a packing case from the sidewalk in front of Smith ft Knapp's store. No. 364 ' ' Broadway, containing 108 yards of Brussels carpet, valued at *160. The carpet waa lound in the possession of the aocused and identified by Mr. Smith hit pro, perty. Justice Drinker looked him up for trirl. Churgt tf Stealing a fVatck ? Henry Burnett and Loulia llawley were both arretted on a charge of (tailing a silver watch, worth $ltt, from John Lue?, No. 376 ; Churry street, while in a orib on tha Fire Point*. Looked up for triftl by Justice Drinker. Law Intelligence. CeuaT or OcniRAi. Ramon*, Not. 1.?The November term of thia oourt oommenoed to-day before Recorder Scott and Aldermen Meeerole and Smith, with the following calendar, vii: assault with intent to commit a rape, 1; bigamy, 3; burglary, 3; grand laroeny, 13; aanault and battery, 3; abandonment,!; witnesa, I; old rases, 10. Total old and new oases, thirtv-four. The name* of the Orand Juror* were tnen called, and the following named gentleman appeared to serve, Tit: Peter Carroll. William Denman. Cnarles Would, John J ?i.ii "rnii._ u William H Mnokrell. Steohen Mar'.llng. (Jabrlel Mead, Abraham Mete role, George H i Keek, William F. Hnchback, Robert A. Robortaon, Jan. i C Htnneall, Hwnry Skedllng, William Tyaon and Jamea N. Wella, who were diamiaaed until Wedneaday morning, when '>ther? will be aummoned to attend, there being a bare quorum, alsteen, praient thla morning Trial of Madame Rritrli continued ?The proceeding* of th a trial were then returned, and the following evldenee adduoed on the part of the aoouaed : ? , Catiiaiunk Dowurin, on being examined, dapoaed a* follow* I realde at Walden, Orange oo ; I nave reaided there for three year*; I know Maria Dodlna, and , have done ao for about three year*; ahe haa lived a portion of that time at her alater'a, Mre Youngblood'a; 1 lire din the aamehouae; Maria left Walden for Katua ' po about the iOth of April; I knew Mr. Cook; he left ' Waldron about the I*t of April, 1840; I remember Ma 1 ria oomlng back from Kamapo to Waldan rick; (he wax Hitting up when I aaw her: Dr. Kvan* commenced attending her that day: ahe told me that ah* .ad taken I cold, and that ahe had been to aee on old lady In New ? York, who gave her medicine that helped her; I aaw her > everyday; her character haa been generally Tery bad; ahe wa? *lck before ?)i? went to Kampao; It waa late in t the full of '4ft; Dr Thomaa Mill*paugh attended her at , that time; *he had a large gathering under her arm, and t *he wu mfch diatreaaed in the ba?k; I would not beI lleve her under oath. f CroiB-txamined.?I do not know how long Mr Cook , lived at Walden , be wu there when I moved to that pltoe; Marl* then lived with h>r sister; she afterward wmt to live with Mr. Cook.| Jams Hatch examined.?I live in Walden; I ha?e lived there nearly three year* : 1 am married ; I have nine ohlldran ; 1 have known Maria Bodine evsr ?inoe she was a small girl; Her character has been very bad for the last fire year*; I do not know what time Mr. Cook went to Kauiapo j Maria left Walden about the 'iOth April, 1846; I recollect the time, in conse- i (|uence of the Illness of one of my children ; I law Maria when she returned from Kamapo ; she stopped at Mr*. Youngbtaod's; 1 saw her passing about several time# that day. Okohi.k C. McLauk examined ?I reside at Walden. I have lived there for more than twenty years; 1 was en>- I ployed by Mr. Cook in 1844 and IbJ5; I last lived with 1 him in the spring cf 184tl;'he first went to Ilamapo In the , fall of 1H4A, but was off and on to Waldon until April, j 1844; I knew Maria Bodine; she left Walden to go to ; Itamapo, after the i 1st ot April; she was sick through ( the fall and winter of 1840; Dr. Thomas Millspaugh at- : tended her; I saw him at the house; l took medicine 1 from Dr. Mlllspaugh to her; I gave it Into her hand. Cron examined.?Maria was doing household work at the house of Mr. Cook. Bernard CiiiDEi.i. iworn?I reside In Vlster county; I know Maria Bodine; 1 have known her about nine years; I know she left a place about five miles from walden, In 1844, to eome to New York, where she stayed a month or two; 1 would not believe her on oath. Willii Titi/? sworn?I reside at Newburgh; I resided at Walden until May list; I kept a public house at Walden; I bad a man In my employ named Vernolr; I know Maria Bodine; I have known her personally for 4 years; her general moral character is very bad; I would not believe her under oath If she was Interested; I have known her to come to New York and stay several weeks at a time; I took her in my stage from Walden to Newburgh. Crott ecamined.?I|have seen her In New York; her character has been bad for six years. The court then adjourned until Wednesday morning. : Supreme Court, Nov. 1?General Term?Present, ' Justices Hurlbut, MoConn, and Mason ?After the Court was organizeu, murieen persons appueu to oe tamiiua to praotise as Attorneys In the different Court* of the State. An order wm made for their examination, and K. Sandford, Wm. M. Everts, and Jonathan Miiler, Ksqri. were appointed examiner*. The examination will be held at five o'clock this evening, in the Circuit Court room. Special motion* were then taken up, and ocoupied the Court the remainder of the day. There are 370 causae for argument on the calendar. The Court adjourned to Wednesday next. Court of Oyer and Terminer?Before Judge Edmonds, Aldermen McKlrath and,Dodge?The November term commenced this morning; the Court was opened fro forma, and soon after adjourned to Wednesday next. Circuit Court?Before Judge Edmonds.?The November term of this Court also began to-day. After the Court was organised, it was adjourned for a week. Sufremk Court?Special Term?Before Judge Edwards ?The November speoial term of this Court commenced to-day. The Court was oocupled with motions of no Interest. SuFKRieR Court?['regent, the Chief Justioe, Judges Vanderpoel and Sand ford.?The argument term of the court oommenoed this morning. There are 146 oauses for argument on the calendar. U. 8. Circuit Court?Before Judge Nelson.?Don Alonzo Booth M. Julius Grost Oarelly. et all.?This was an aotlon to recover damages for the alleged infringement of a patent right. The plaintiff obtained a patent on the 8th of March, 1847, for an improvement In the manufacture of silk buttons, which he alleges the i defendants have infringed; that soon after the patent [ was taken out, they commenced to manufacture the , article on the same principle as the plaintiff manufac- i tured his article, and have ?lnoe continued to manufacture and sell the same. The case la adjourned to tomorrow (this) mooring. A motion was made in the above oauae for an injunction to restrain the defendants from manufacturing, Sto , but the oourt refused it until the plaintiff had established his case. For plaintiff, Messrs. Sherwood and J. H. Owen; for defendants, Mann and Hodman. Guion vs. Serrell.?In this case. which was an aotlon to reoover damages for the infringement of a patent right, the plaintiff recovered $200, and appealed to the court, under the statute, to inorease the verdiot. The court denied the motion, on the ground that there was nnt.hin* in t.liA aua t.n rilMttniriiiah ill frnm nthMPH of ihfl game description which ocour daily in court. Motion tented. Common Plea?.?Before Judge Ulshoeffer.?Peter S. Peck vi. Jamet Van Buren and Timothy II. Churchill.? Thin was an aotion of trespass on the case, to recorer damages for an alleged trespass to the plaintiff's property. The plaintiff is a trunkmakcr, ana in 1846 and the beginning of 1847. oocupied the basement of the house 19-2 Pearl street, in which he carried on his business. The defendants ate drygoodsmen, and ocoupied the first floor. In Februry, 1847, the latter built an offloe in the Sard direotly in mint of the plaintiff's window, by which lie light was shut out from the basement, and the plaintiff and his workmen had to leave off work two hours earlier every day. The plaintiff also alleged that the water fell from the roof of the new building erected by defendants into the basement, and damaged his goods. The case is adjourned to Wednesday. For plaintiff, Mr I*. Wilson; for defendants. Mr Reynolds. Superior Court?Chambers.?Before Judge Vanderpoel ?In re Prime, Ward <J- Co.?This matter, which was notioed in Sunday's Herald, was decided this motnicg. The Judge said that inasmuoh as the papers upon which the motion was founded, did not state that there was any contract betweeu the parties, whlob the statute required, the application could not be sustained. Motion denied. Newark, New Jeriey, Not. 1,1847. The Mounted .Artillery. To the Editor or the New York Herald:? Bear Sir My attention was called to the flattering notice you were plenst'd to innke of my battery of light r mouoted artillery, whioh took a part in the grand pa. radeand Drocession on the 19th October: uoon which squad the honor was conferred bj (ieneral Storms, of being placed on the left of the First Division of Artillerj. You will please allow me to make a correction in your statement In your article of the 'JOth October, you say: " We understand that Captain Thistle is under orders to proceed to the seat of war with all possible haste.1' You have been led into an error in this respect, as I I am under no orders,and do not belong to the service of the United States. The Battery you were pleased to make so favorable a mention of is my own private property, and was got up aocordiDg to my own views, as tUe most effectivo means of defenoe and attack of the Mexican guerillas, in their mountain fastnesses ; as the guns, carriage* and ammunition can alt be carried on the backs of mules or horses, wh> rever tbese robbers and cutthroats are likely to annoy a passing train It is true I offered my services to the Ooverninent to raise a thousand men forthwith, t? serve during our difficulties with Mexico, and proceed at once to the seat of war. Thll offer was not aocepted, it not being " consistent with the arrangements of the department to receive into the service the regiment " that I proposed raising In consequence of the numerous questions, and the cu nosuy vAoueu among me uuumry, an wen an ciuzeu? generally on the da; of the parade, and which amid the bustle aud contusion of the moment, I found it imposslbie to anawer in a satisfactory manner, I now proceed with your kind permission to give a very brief description of my battery and its intended use. The guns are ofbrass, No I carries a leaden oblong ball weighing four pounds, four rifle furrow* out in the bail, straps of lead coming over the large end and Oiling up the iurrows, making a smooth surftce, thus preventing the gaa from the powder giving a screw motion to the bail; when it leaves the muzzle of tba gun the strips ol lead drop from the ball the same as the patch from the ball of a rifle, the grooves take the atmosphere, which gives it the spiral motion with as much precision as if the gun was a rifle itself My fixed ammunition is composed of c?nister shot, as follows: No 1. seventy-two musket balls; No 2, one hundred and forty rifle balls; No .1, balls of sixty to the pound, two hundred and forty; No 4, one thousand buck shot Gun No. 1, weighs two hundred and seven pounds, and is three feet four inches long; No 2, weighs one hundred and thirty five pounds, aud is two feet four inches long, and carries fifty musket balls The guns are so arranged on saddles upon the horses back, that they can be elevlled or depressed and fired from their baoks in case of an emergency, every thing being sufficiently strong for that purpose KoP No 1, the oarriage and shafts,wheels and all included weigh only one hnndred and eighty-three pounds, but sufficiently streng for all praotioal purposes. Twelve muies, or uoraes, will carry my two guns and carriages, with all their outfits, and four nundred rounds of fixed ammunition, not averaging over 230 pounds to eaoh mule, including saddle. With such a train o, mounted artillery, I can travel over any mula path or broken road with ease, from thirty to fifty miles per day, If necessary. 8uch is a brief description of my new k._ -_J tli.M In nn /Imikt kn? It ?.11 .. ..? U1UUUMU urnbkOtj, ? ?!?*O ? ? -W uvuw? wu? iv nui Jtv m? servloe in Mexico, m I inland going to that country no* in a few d*ys, to take out ambulances. pontoon tralaa. baggage trains, tenta, Sto., which I have got up on improved plans, all of which have been highly approTad of by the effloers of the army, and by a board convened by order of the Secretary of War, and reported upon favorably, and recommended to be teated In the field at the expense of the government I an going out to superintend and test their utility in the aervioa, and shall take my mounted battery with m? to aasist in protecting ihe train I may be with, taking a suflloient number of men with me to work my guns, hoping to have an opportunity to teat their utility, and prove their usefulness. Yours, respeotfully. H L. THISTLE. Second Satej.mte t? Neptune Discovered at Cambridge.?The following memorandum hue been handed to us for publication, containing the measures and observations made at Cambridge ?f the Satellite of Neptune, discovered by Mr. I.assail. In the progress of these observations, we understand that the Messrs Bond had pretty strong evldeuce of the existence of another Satellite, fainter and more distant from the Primary than Mr Lassell's MtMuHAHDUM -Observations on Lassall's Satellite ol Neptune, made at Cambridge Observatory, 1847, Oot. XHh, 7h. 4f>m ?The Satellite is South preceding the I'lauet 40 deg , reckoned from the parallel of declination. Distance lAs 4. Observations made after moon rise. The angle of position is uncertain Power 300. Oct. i7th, 7!). 4Sm? Satellite Is North following 01 deg. 30m. Distance 13s 7. Powers 300 and 1000. Oct JSth, 7h. 44m.?Satellite Is North following 43 deg. 30m. Distanoe I As 0 Powers 400 and 1000. The angles of position are reckoned from the parallel The above positions were obtained with the illuminated wires of the micrometer of tha twenty-three feet refractor. W. C. BOND. President Drowmbd ?The schooner Mayflower, Captain Hupper, from Thomaaton, Me , hound to York ri??r, W\m an extra nnmbar of hand* to ha employed In cutting And. hating put Into Hampton Road*, eleven of the Wit left her reaterdoy morning In a nail bout, to oome fp to i ha city, bMt had not proMadad far wlion tha boat wan oapalied by tha wind, and three of tha men wore drowned. There name* ware l*aao Alley, of St. Oeorge, Ma., Jam** Winkepaugh, of Warren, Me , und Moaea Lawrauoe. of do. Tha aurviver* were picked up by tha eurronndlng veaa?la, and the bodia* of their in fortunate companion* wara recovered by dragging, mod brought up to the city In tha Mayflower for lntariu?nt. ?Norfolk Herald, On IK1 I I I " I THE ELEOTION TO-DAY. Til K Kf<ICCTION DISTRICT* AND POIJJNO PLaCIS FIRST WARD. First Diitrct atThroaher'a Broad at Hotel, oor.Bro*d and Pearl Second Ditirict at P*rr? k Co., 11 Broadway Third District at 114 Broadway. SECOND WARD Firit Ditirict at 87 Naaaau atreet. Second District at Sharp'* Bulldlug, corner of Beakman and Hold atreeta THIRD WARD. Firit Ditirict at 31 Courtlandt atreet. Second Ditirict at Barclay atreet. Third Ditirict at 33 Warren atreet. FOURTH WARD. Firit Ditirict at Hhakapeare Hotel, corner of Will lam and Duan* atreeta. Second Dittrict at the corner of Ollrer and Henry ?ta. Third Dittrict at 7 Jamee slip. Fourth District at 340 Pearl atreet, ooraer of Dover at FIFTH WARD. Firit Dittrict at 8.5 Anthony atreet. Second Dittrict at 307 Waabington at , cor. Duane at. Third Dittrict at lrtft Chapel atreet, (Marion Hooae.) Fourth Dittrict at 117 HudMn atreet. Fifth Dittrict at 32 Veetry atreet. SIXTH WARD. Firit District at Dunn'a Sixth Ward Hotel. Second District at 87 Centre atreet. Third District at 106 Centre atreet. rourrn umrici at lue ixorin Ameriotn MOlel, eorner of Bowery and Bayard street. SEVENTH WARD. Firit Di? trie I at 130 East Broadway. S-cond Diitrict at 38 Pike street. Third Diitrict at 166 Churry street. ' Fourth Diitrict at 19 Jefferson itreet Fifth Diitrict at 243 Cherrv itreet. Six th Diitrict at 23 Gouverneur itreet Seventh Diitrict at 6H'J Watir itreet. EIGHTH WARD. Fir it Diitrict at southwest corner of Broome and Mercer streets. Second Diitrict at 73 Wooster street. Third Diitrict at 168 Spring street. Fourth Diitrict at corner of Varick and Domlnlokfts Fifth Diitrict at 162 Varick street. Sixth Diitrict at 306 Hudson street. Seventh Diitrict at 270 Spring street. Eighth Diitrict at 318 Spring street. NINTH W\RD. Firit Diitrict at the oor. of Greenwioh and La Roy its. Second Diitrictmt Northern Exchange,373 Bleeckerst. Third Diitrict at 653 Washington streat. Fourth Diitrict at 49 Christopher street. Fifth Diitrict at;732 Washington st. oor. of Bank St. Sixth Diitrict at the oorner of Terry and Fourth sts. TENTH WARD. Firit Diitrict at 36 Delanoy street. Second Diitrict at the southeast corner of Broom* and Forsyth streets. Third Diitrict at St. David's Hall, 342 Walker street. Fourth Diitrirt at 170 Division, eor. ot Ludlow street. Fifth Diitrict at Military Hall, oorner of Grand and Ludlow streets. ELEVENTH WARD. First Diitrict at 146 Attorney street. Second Diitrict at 68 Houston street Third Diitrict at 9 Avenue D. * Fourth Diitrict at 3f? Avenue D. Fifth District at 90 Lewis street. Sixth Diitrict at H9 Avenue D. TWELFTH WARD. First District at the house oorner of Eighth Avenue and Forty-eighth street. Second Diitrict at the house of John G. Farrlngton, oorner of One Hundred and Twenty-eighth street and Third Avtnue. THIRTEENTH WARD. Firit Diitrict at the southwest oorner of Grand and Clinton streets. Second Diitrict at 166 Delanoy street. Third Diitrict at 6 Sheriff street. Fourth Diitrict at 39 Cannon street. FOURTEENTH WARD. First District 76 Prinoe street. oicvNtt i/iiwict nb lue conitr 01 xnnoe ua a ion m. Third District at 204 (Jraud street. Fourth Dittrict at Broadway House, corner ot Broadi way and Orand street. | Fifth Dittrict at 170 Hester (treet. FIFTEENTH WARD. First Dittrict at the northwest oorner of Bleeoker and j Snlllvan streets. Sieond Dittrict at'Constitutlon Hall, 660 Broadway. Third Dittrict at H. A. Kerr's, oorner of Broadway and Astor-plaoe, entrance in Astor-place. Fourth Dittrict at J. Riohards, corner of MoDougal riteeet and Warerly-place. SIXTEENTH WARD. Fir it Dittrict at southeast corner of Seventeenth st. 1 and Ninth Avenue. Second District at tho Seventh Avenue House, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets. Third Dittrict at the southeast corner of Twentysecond street and Ninth Avenue. Fourth Diitiict at the southeast oorner of Eighth Avenue and Twenty-third street. Fifth Dittrict at the oorner of Thlrty-Moond and Eighth Avenue. SEVENTEENTH WARD. First Diitiict at 215 Bowery. Second Dittrict at 368 Houston street. Third Dittrict at 142 Stanton street. Fourth District at 61 Third street. Fifth District at 144 Second street. Sixth Dittrict at the northwest oorner Of Ninth street and Third Avenue. Seventh Dittrict at 80 Third Avenue. ?or. Twelfth st EIGHTEENTH WARD. Firtt District at the northeast corner of Third Avenue and Seventeenth street Second Dittrict at the oornor of Third At nue and Twenty-fourth street. Third District at tb? southwest cornnr of Tnii<i Avraun and Thlrty-fird dtreot. The Poll in the said several Election District* shall be opened at sunrise, ana shall be kept open Mil the *ettinR of the sua; and no adjournment or intermission what| ever shall take place until the tamo be closed. THE CANDIDATES. STATU NOMINATIONS. Whig Dem. | Lir.iit. Oovlrnor..Hamilton Fish, Nathan Dayton. Skc. ok Static. ... Chris Morgan, Edward dnudford. I'nUll Hill I ? ? Ml -turil* ll. U --?A?I Static Treaii'Rer. Alv&h Huut, George W. Cnyler. \tt. General ... A. L. Jordan, L. 8. Chufield. State Knoineeb . .Chaa B Steuart, Orrille WTChild*. Canal Com ..Jacob Hindi, J olm C. Mather. N J. Beach. Kluha B Smith, tnirln Cook. Frederic Fuller Inj. ok S. Friioni. .1. N Comitoek, John Fieber J. B Gedney, George Caldwell. D. D. Spencer, Norman B Smith. Abolition Anti-Kent. Libit. Governor .C. O >hepherd. C. O. Sheperd. Sec. ok Statk.... William J?y. Kriw<trd Sanford. Controller. ... Lewia T*pi>an. Millard Filmore. Static Treaiuber.C. A. Whenton. George W Cuyler. Att. General.. .. Leonard Gibba. A. L. Jordan. State Kncjinker. .Fraucis A. Utter. C. B. -tewart. Canal Com L. M. Moore. N. J. Beach. John Thoreaa. Jacob Hinda. Noaui'h vioore. John u. Mather. Ins. ok 8. Prison*. . Abijah Kiteh. Johu Fisher. Calvio Cook. George Caldwell. Peter Roe. Johu B. Geduey National Reformers. Lieutenant Governor ... .Hugh T. Brooks. Secretary ok 8tatc I>'raucis L. Traadwell. Comptroller Lewis Tappan. Treasurer hugh Bcott. Attorney <Jki*eral. William 8. Bishop. State Knoineer Du'tley L. paruham. Canal Commissioners Jer. iuiah 8. Washburn John Thomas. John C. Mather. State Prison Inspectors..John Nutting. Owen G' Dili, Daniel W. 8<juire SENATORIAL NOMINATIONS. Counties. Dili. Whig. Dim. Mngt. 2 D. A. Fokee. G. W Coit. New York, i Wm. Hall, F. K. Tillon. J (-.Rutherford. " " 4 J. L. Lawrence Wilson Small. " " 9 Samuel First, P K. Sickles. " " S W. 8. Johusou, Robert Kelly, NOMINATIONS FOR THE ASSEMBLY. lift. tVh'g. Otmecrat. New York, he. 1 J. P. Phceuix, H Walbndge. 2 James ttowen Wm 8haler. , J Juhu H. Bowie. |F. Met arthy. 4 John F Hodman, N. Uaackenbou 5 P. H Titus GThouas. 6 8 G. Raymond. J. H. Lodewitk. T Wro. M. Meech. 0. A VanZandt, I T.C. Davis, T. Charlock, 9 J. M- Butrrow, D. Garrison. 10 M. T. Truesdell. Morgan L MottII John Cromwell, A lei He wart. It ohn Colvin, | wIuS!0*' 1:i J. J. R. Depuy. John K Nou, IC. C. Bene net. ?? 14 II. G. Campbell, R. A. Adams 11 M. A. Brewer. Henry Keyser16 Jatnrs Brooks, J. M. Bmitn, Jr. Fourth Aiaembly District Fifth Ward We are pleased to learn that NICHOLAS QLACKKnBOnS, F.i'i , is the nominee of the Democratic party for 'he Assembly i'or the fourth Assemble District- He is a von ,< man of good attainments, acquired bv great perseverance anil sudy, and is every way i|ualiried t > fill with dignity to himself and honor to lua eo"ititue .u, the situation which he ha* been numinared to fill But he has still other claims?he wai boru is the Fi'tli ward, and so was hia father?he has been ever devotedly attached to the democratic party,and at all times given that party his hearty support. His venerable father was also 4 demoC'Dt. aud a democrat '00 ol 1 he old school?a thoroughgoing JeflVrsoniau. not only in principle but in practice. The faiher of the candidate waa the lesident physician ol the city duriug the vellow fever of IM2, and the poor aa well as the rich, were alike visited and cared for?and when Com miaiioner of the Alms Honse he received the appiobetion ol all parties Old Men?Yonng Men. of ihe p inh, will yon not support the son thst educated aud reaied by such a father 1 Great Oala Week at Ingeraoll'a Boat and Oar Baxaar, J4?X and 2i9>{ Sonih s reet on Tuesday Nov'r 2il Ink-noil the ?uccesalnl receiver of nearly all the premi urns at the fair? of t?ie American and MeeS <nict lusti.ute*. aa I t"u >?>re iiimc'i rices, una rm? 1 'lirrrnon of the nautiral committee of tn> Anericaa Institute I m the year IIH6, has resolvrd to open, to thr free inspection of I the public his lenth annual fair Bouts, which woo the rscc prizes si the late lair at Castle <i,trdeu?the 10 feet race boat, I Aneline, rowed by Thnmas, Binelow Candy and Coady. far | ss'lArtsp?also, the celebrated It feet working boit. GeneI r?l Worth. cnnieudiuB against three 19 feet boats, and beat the | party by four lini dred yards, rowed by the celebrated oariI m?u, John Marnunah. He will also exhibit the two yawl ; boats that attracted so much attention *t the late fair, baift for ; the pilots of the pilot boat K. K. Collini, snd for the pilots of the pilot b.iat Phantom. Rlchellen Diamond Polnt??l Gold Pen* torn1 hletelv trilunnhan*?It ?? >? - 'k-- - ?>?L the poiinlnricy of the " Kichelieut" ha* Mioiltd the foid nature of riva> ilrilrr?, itill we trntt we a'.nll he able to ftiruith the pnlilic with this pen for a Ion* while yet. and that it will cnntiuue to be leeoanized at the liett and cheapen in the wor'd. The prire i* It only- Sold eiclatively bv B. E. WATSON, 4^ Wi'liim itreit, one door below Wall atree , and I. Y Strafe. 92 Kultoo vreet. Other gold pent, 7J c?nl?, II and |l SO, told at |l M and It eltewhere. Pent repaired Blackwood, for October, la thla day pttbllnhed.?The article in thit number, which will e*eitc mott .tien tion, it written nnder the title of "M'gt if Vm riea." In which the AmTicaa piratical poblitheri are very i: oil nt'.iiredly thown up, aud the van circulation of B.'rkwuod in thit i country uthut attically tet forth Price 11 a year; the four Renew* |?; Black > i. at->1 th? foar, lit. I. SCOTT fcCo.. hibli* .... Tl.faltwii (Urtai. enuajtee ut OoliJ #ti*?y . <

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