Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 14, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 14, 1847 Page 1
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<va.?,.^. TH Vol. XIII. No. 314.What* No. MOO. THE NEW YORK HERALB ESTABLISHMENT, Rarth-wiit oornu of Fulton and Rimi it* i JAMES GORDON 8EHNETT, PROPRIETOR. CUICULATIOIT-FORTY THOUSAND. DULY HERALD? Every tUy, Price 2 ceuu per c?py? $7 vs i>fr iimtiui?p?y*l>'e in adfince. WRKKLY MH'.RALD?Every Seturday?Price t}? eenti nrr ro >v-H I3W rriiM i>?r annum?luvahle lu advance. HKH.YI..D KOR EUROPE?Every Hteam Picket day? Prirr fi'i ceuta per eopy?ti |>er annum. including poeUfe, it SI 25 exrluaive ol p<.at*t;e, payable in advance. ?ub?cri|>tloni ao<l ailvertiaemocU will be received bv Mw?i. Galig mni, IB rue Viviennf. Paria; P L. Simunda, 18 CorahiiL and Jul.n Miller, th' bookaellrr, L'"id"U. VNIML PICTORIAL HERALD? Publiahed on the lit I Iinnary of each yenr?tingle copy aupeuce. DVEKTISEME V'1'8. at the iiaual |>rice??alwaya caah in dv micc A ilvtiriaemeuta liquid b, written in a plain, legible L n ifr. The pmprietor will notbe reaponaible for err,/, that ' v ; ' i r?; in t'lfin. .'JU'VTINO of all kiuda executed beautifully and with ?!? teh. All letter, or communication, of mail, addaeaaeii to tha ft..-,i i?-ot of the itiuli?li'o?ri[, uiuat !> poat paid, ?l!ii p<>?* NOTICE?On anil after SUNDAY. No- ; ' .-Nremtirr Ul. lit?, rhe are.unera 8YI.PH and >3m STvTEN ISLA.ND/.U will make the follow inir tiii ?: I.KAVI ITT iTKN IfLANO. All, 10,11, U o'clock, A. M.??2,4,6o'clock, P. V?. LaxVK VOUK Kil, ! I oYlock. VI.?I, 3*,'j. b* o'clock, P.M. s'?? Vork, Oct. 29 IRf7. o27 i PtoPi.f s i INITs"fkA\rffOAT3TOR ALB ANY. Daily, 8nnday, Excepted- I '-TM^IMHUi Thionirh Direct?At 6 o'clock, P. M-, from : t':e Pier between Courtlandr and Liberty atreeta. s ream boat ISAAC NfCWjON. Capt Wm H. Peek, will , It-ve on Monday, Wednesday, and Vriday (veiling,, at 6 , o'clock. Steamboat HEVDHIK HUDSON, C,Pt R. O. Crutun- : d'-n, vtill leare on l'nekday, Thariday and Saturday eveninga a' l jilr'ock A'. *mv? O'clock. P. M.?Landing at intermediate place,? from the foot of Barclay atreot ' wimp oat 8ANTA CLAUH. Captiin B. Ovetbagh, will lev. e iiu Monday, We luciday, Friday and Sunday alurnoom " ttenmWt SOUTH AMERICA, Capt. T. N Hnlae, will l rave o?i Toe,day, Tlmraday and Saturday nftemoona, at 9 o'clock. The aibove hoata will at all time, arriy, in Albany la ainola time for the Moruiug Car, for the i>at cr Weat. Kr rclf.n nf mniUnt. rHtai. and tuuia take, altar i o'alock, I'. M. . , . . , ,. ('y- All jwrsonsare forbid trusting any of the boats ol thu liii", without a written order (rum the captains oragenu. L'or p \smge or freight, at.f?)v on bo%rd the boats, or to r.C. fffl il U LTZ. at the olfict on jhe whr'T. ?lJrh_ "MORNING LINK AT 7 O'CLOCK r .<*<OfuK ALBANY AND TROY, and inter mediate Landing!. The Simmer TtlOY ia a third larger than any other Day Boat; and in point of speed, safety, and couamodiousness is actually unsurpassed. No steamer ever acquired more nniverwl and enduring popularity, or retained in greater perfection those substantial excellencies which really deserve public favor. , , _ Break fist ud Dinner on board this Boat. , The low j^esaure steamboat TROY, Captain A. Oorham, w 11 leave the steamboat pier foot of Barclay street. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at seven o'clock A. M. Returaapply on board, or to F. B.Hall, M the office on the wharf. sl? rc MORNING LINE A I' T O'CLOCK, ?L*4d?rMMFOR ALBANY AND TROY, landing at t>&aaMBHkCaldwells, Westpoint, Newburg, Hampton, Milton, I'oimhkeepsie, Hyde Park, Kingston, Upper Redhook, Qarrytown, Bristol, Catskill, Hudson, Coxiackie, Kindeifiooa and Baltimore. Landing at Hammoud street. Letves New York, Tuesday .Thursday and Saturday, at" o'clock, A. M. Breakfast and Dinner on board the boat. The low pressure Steamboat NIAGARA, Capt. H. L. Kell"E8i will leave tne Steamboat Pier foot of Barclay street, 'i'uesdays, Thursdays, tnd Saturdays, at seven o clock, A M.. returning on the opposite dayi. For ptusane or freight, apply ou board, or to F. B. Hal. at the office on the wharf Tc Tiriir KOR NtW BRUNSWICK, AT 2 P. M., ; from the foot of Robinson street, next above HVHMB Dfirciay nre?i. me iicbiiiduiii n n i cj* LOPE. C.MU>in S Van Wickle. will, on awl aler Monday, Nov 8th. leave New York at 2 P. M, landing ?t Penh Amboy, Ko? Vtlle, Woodbridge, Totten's and Krench'a Landing. I'aisengers arrive in time to talce the Railroad C >rs for 1RINCETON. TRENTON and PHIL ADELPIII A direct. Stages couvcy passengers direct for Somerville, Spotswond, and I mil berry, on the arrival of the Antelope. Returning, the Antelope leaves New Brunswick at K past 7, a m. Break* fast on board. Fare >2% cents. n5 8t*rc |?3? r"rn U. 8. MAIL STEAMSHIP WASH INOTON.FORSOUTHAMPTON AND VflV??^BRKMKN?In consequence of arrange"CZjJftUlgWI menu made in Europe, the following days have been fixed upon for the departure of he WASHI>QTON From New York, Thursday, 18th of November. Kioi*> Bremen, Monday, 13th December. From Soithampton. Sal or day 18th December. For iwssage or freight, apply at the office of the Ocean Steam Navigstioa Company, at 45 William atreet, south comer of Wall errert. II 7 ^aprri in other cities advertising for the'Washington, will pleme give the above notice insertion, nil It .gJae- nkwline ok packetm for liverkfWyPOOL Only Regular Packet of 21st Nov.?The ilHHlfawril known fast sailing and favorite packet ship HOT l'i NOUKR. Oapt. Ira Bursley, 1400 tons, will sail for Liverpool punctually, as above, her regular day. Having accommodations unsui passed for cabin, second cabin and steerHI pamuw,pmoss al><>ut proceeding to the old conntry, cMM srkrt ;i mure dssi-able conveyance. To secure berths early application must be made on board, at Burling Slip, or to W. k J T. TAPS^OTT, 86 Sooth st I' S.?The Hottingner will sail from Liverpool on 6th Jan'y. Persons wishing to send lor their friends in the Old Country, C . in kc the necessary arrangements to have them bronght out iu this magnificent ship, or any of the New Line, on favora lie terms, by applying as 'hove nil *** BLA/tTK BALLTINE OK LIVEHPOOLPACK*?3wyET8?The packrtship FIDKLI A, Capt. H. Yeaton, 4mS>Kba ill sail lor Liverpool on Tuesday, the 16th inst., her 3 i, . Peranm wishing to return in this very favorite packet, will MnT lewaMfltiM comfortable, and her gtnrleatnly comniaiider all ihey can desire. Forterms in cabin,2d cabin, ana steerage, apply on board, or to ROCHE BROTHERS 1c CO.. 3'j Fu'ton sireet. next daorto Fulton Bank, Those wish ng their friends to leave Liverpool on the 16th of Jan iry, I I tun favorite ihip. cm secure their lusssge by applying as above, they being the only authoriaed passenger post agents for the line. nIO r iM FOR LONDON?(tegular packetot the 16th Novernier?The tint class fast sailing packet ship MwMEb PRINCE ALBKRT. burthen 1300 uius. Captain Mritr. w ill sail as above, her regular day Having very sup rior accommoda ions for cabin 2d cabin mill s'eerage passengers, persons lulendmg to embark. should make in mediate application on hoard, foot of Maiden Line, or to JOS-PH M?MURRAV, n 10 re Corner of Pine and South streets. ti&r ~ FOR LIVERPOOL?Vew Line?Regular PackVlalE^V " J6th November?The new and splendid fast iwHtfa tailing packet ship ROSCIU8, Asa Eldridge, inaster. n now loading and will tail as abore, her regular day. Kor freight or passage having superior furnished acromnuv dntioua apply on board at Oileans wharf, foot of Wall street, or to K. K. COLLINS, 16 Sooth st. The p-'.cket ship Suldons, Edward B Cobb, master, will succeed die Roscius, and sail 2C'.h December, her regular day. oJT ' KOK LIVERPOOL?1 he New Lin?? KUfiilar Packet of Jlst of November?The well-known, fast 4ftNj|i?isailing packet ship HOTTINGUER, 1000 ton*, Capt. Ira 'lursley. will sail is above, her regular day. h or freight or passags, having splendid large and comfortable sure rn.imt and rabio, apply to the Captain on board, at West side of Burling slip, or to _ WOODHULL, U MINTURN, tl 8onth street. The Packet ship LIVERPOOL, 1300 tons burthen, C aptain John Kldtidge, will sneceed the Hottinguer, and aail on her reirn'ar duv, ?lst December. "26m KOR OLASOOW.?1The New Line sails 1st and - JHMV IRrh of each mouth ?The fine fast tailing A I British J**tiM.barnue If VN DKKORD. iOO tons, Capt. A. B. MeAlp.ii wnl sail 15th November. For frright or pai??ge, having excellent accommodations, i?i l ly to the captain on board, foot of Kosevelt it , K-sst mver, or i<? WOODHULL k MIN I URN, 87 S?uth ?t. The regular packet ship BKOOKSB7, (JfO tons, Cant. Hugh McEwen, will su-ceedthe II YN DEKORD, and sail on her reciilnr liny, Ut December. oWm koa SALETVREIQHT OR CHARTER-The fast sailing. coppered *ii?i copper fastened brig E. JHhXBb' RV SCOTT, ?, taaa'er. IH6 torn, now ready to loud. Apply to PER8S*. k BKOOK8, k9 r No. 19 NaftMst. ROMAN kTrK BTTsAM.? " Waes me t a chiel l?*ks nueo grim When the window* o' bit sool crow dim." TAnifAHILL. There awCewb odily ailments more distressing in rheir nature than Iiirtammatmn of the eyes. accompanied or sacceedad by defective vision, Anything which can remove these evils must therefore be regarded u a boon, of wluch the value isnot to l>e estimated in dollars and cenu. The ROMAN EVE BAL8AM prepared br HENRY JOHNSON' is ?nch a boon. Its nieiits have been teated by loiyr eiperience, as thousands have derived uiispenkahle benefit from its application. Many palienta, alter suffering from inflammation for ye?ri have been c impletely cured by uaiog this delightful salve. The rednesa nrnl watery humni have gradually aisapiieared bom their eyelids; and they hare ultimately been enabled to read with plev au'e he smallest print by caudle light. Puce 15 cents a ju, with mnple ukrectiom for use Prepared and sold by IIKNRV JOHNSON,Chemist. arirltO??m HI llSSWIT. ?V fill?I " at \MIIONABLK DAACIMOi No. I Washington Place * aud 71 Leonard street. .... . . . M lie PAULINE DE8JARDIN8, of the Royal Academy of Vlusir, ot Pans, moat respeetfnlly annonnees to her pnpils, I tilievmd gentlemen residing op town,that she will commence her? lasses for the Tuition of Dancing in all its fashionable branches, at her residence. 7< l.enuard street, on Mondsy Heptember W; and at No. Washington Piece, on Saturday, Octoliti 2, when she will have the pleasure of introducing several Dflnces entirely new, which she has just received from Paris Besides the usual Dances taught in tfie classes. M ile D will te\ch the ililka Mamrka, the Maznrka and Polk i 4u idrilles; varions Polkas, new wait* a cinq trmpt, the Vieunoise of wait* a dnix tempt, and the new and graceful waltv. lledowa. Si'lle I), rakes this method of returning thanks to hernumerom patrons, and begs slso to state, that those ladies and gentlemen who may honor her with their patronage, may rest assured that she will take every means to impart that grace and elegance of style so essential to the modern ball room.? Pchools aud private families atteuded. Public claasea and private le??on? at her residence, 74 Leonard street, West side <>l Broadway, and No. 1 Washington Place, where terms and honrs of attendance mav he known. ?ij ]0t*rc BHEAKV A ST C \ PS- Peter Roberts, J73 Broad way,has Just received from auction, 1000 embroidered muslin and lace hri iH' It eaps, from 2s npwarrts; neh trimmed linen cambric aud muslin dress dut uUnts Pins embroidered robes, very rich, also, In cartons thread lace capes, berthes, collar*and bridal irarfs, Ill per rent below the usual price. nj Ht?r MEf.NHARPT'S niLDED BRASS LETTERS KOH SIONS?These letters are remarkable for durability, and r I .'!l> "CV of the gilding nnequalled by any other arttelc is the cilv?which brilliancy is warranted to stand exposure f T ey are also japanned to any color that may iie-treil Orders left at Joors, Pe?b?-e It Co.'a, IM Knltoa street, will be attended to The pertnership heretofore sttbsistiag between Metehardt ft fltott, was liuolycfl oa the let Jaly. , .<?} . I L mn??? --E NE NEA VIEW I THE DETAILS OF THE LATE NEWS FROM MEXICO Upon a careful comparison of the Mexican new* recently received by the overland express, we are enabled to furniah the following additional particular* Martial law exiated at the capital, and Gen Hcott had isaued hie proclamation to the effect that atrict cognizance would be taken and just punishment awarded for all Crimea against peraona or property belonging to any nation whatever. La Patria contains lettera from correapondents in the ?l?? nf .. tVi. OOHl lilt whlnh ituU t)i>l no American expedition had yet left that place for the purpose of oooupying other points. Nothing indicative of the future movement* of the Amerioan army had been made public Offloial report* are given of the brilliant achievement afcHusmantla, in whiohthe brave Walker was, unfortunately for the Americano, (lain. The Otniui of Libert]/ confirms the statement that Capt Walker's death was occasioned by u spear at Huamantta it also states that the Mexicans were routed, losing some 100 men, while Walker lost but six. The victors retired, and joined Lane, while entering Puebla. after patting the enemv to flight. The last words of the ohlvalrons Walker were," Although your captain has fallen, never surrender, my boys " The Mexicans have decreed a curiously wrought spear to the man who killed Capt Walker It was the intention of G?n. Lane to remain at Puebla until he received further orders. The publishers of the Republican were recently summoned to Appear before Gov Quitman, to prove an alleged outage by the Americans in the capital. The York Regiment have elected Major fiumham Colonel, vice Baxter, deceased, and Captain Dykeman Major Captain Loeser and Lieuts. Friok and Coulter, of Pennsylvania. were presented with swords by U>e regiment, at the capitol. The ingress of provisions into the city of Mexico does not appear to be impeded by the guerillas. Oen Patterson left Vera Crux on the 1st Inst . and a movement of troops immediately lollowed, the Georgia volunteers first, and Gen. Cushing next. Gen. Tatterson and staff had advanced as far as Santa Kr and Han Juan. They would not stop there, but proceeded immediately. An order from Gen. Patterson has been published, In which he declares his intention to enforoe strict military disoipiine?holding every officer under his command accountable for any exoess or breach of the rules of war. A letter in the Picayune remarks that Gen. Patterson will go from Vera Crux to Puebla, and thence to Mexico, in less time than any other commander bus yet accomplished the journey. There was a rumor afloat at Ve?a Cm* that the city of Maxatian had been taken by the Pacific squadron. Gen Quitman has returned to join Gen. Taylor. The Pennsylvania volunteers, garrisoned at Perote, voted for Governor of Pennsylvania, on the 12th Get as follows :?Shunk 06 ; Irwin 20 Kor Caual Commissioners?Longstreet 66; Patton 19; Morton 1 The North American, published ?t the capital, says that prominent members of the Mexican congress now sitting will obstinately maintain the present belllgereut puniiiuii ui kuocuuuiry The New Orleans Commercial Timet publishes the official letter from Heoor Kosa to Gen. Santa Anna, in which the latter la informed of his dismissal from the office of rommander in chirf of the Mexican army His successor in Gen iUncon. who ha* ordered Santa Anna to (lueretaro. where a court martial will be assembled for the purpose of investigating the conduct of the redoubtable "Napoleon of the South'' in the disastrous battle at the oapital, wherein he is said to have personally commanded the main sections of the defeated Mexican forces Santa Anna makes a 'great hue and cry'1 in consequence of his dismissal from the military command of theoountry, and avers that he is entitled te that honor, from the fact that he is the ohlef magistrate of the Mexican Republic He threatens to redress his grievances upon the Tetepulcat government, and peremptorily refuses to obey the order for his proscription. However, having been deserted by all liU troops with the exception of two hundred, he has, for the present, quietly retired to Tehuacan de ins Granadas. A late letter from a foreign house confirms the statement that Santa Anna has been succeeded as military commandant. The writer' thinks that there will be a quorum of the Mexican Congress assembled at least ay early an November, and that the Mnderndu party will be in the asoenilenoy. He also ha* little doubt but that peace will be estabiluhed. provided our government modifies some of It* propositions Santa Anna *M deserted by Heye*' to quiet the fear* of his men, that he would deliver them to the American*. He fled to Oajaca. The llr*t subject, in importance, with the Mexican*, appears to ba the election*; aa yet, it la not known, and cannot even be surmised a* to who will be the nest l're*ident of Mexico Kach SUte propose* a different candidate, and they will probably tenaciously adhere to their various favorite* The low of the eapltal ha* greatly dispirited the inhabitant* of the country Kven those who had hitherto been sanguine of eventually exterminating the American* from their soil, are oow given to despair Still, notwithstanding their weak and miserable resistance, and the desire of many of them for a cessation of hos tillties, general Impression prevails that peace will not soon be established There are too many aspirants for "honor and distinction" among tbem, to eve* extend the shadow of a hope that they will soon be reposing beneath the Olive branch. I'en* y Pena was still at Queretaro, where he had succeeded In assembling seventy-one of the deputies of the Mexican Congress, who had deoided that they would positively resume their sittings on the 30th ult 1'ena y Tena had also directed circula-s to the six governors of the Central Mexican Stattjs, requesting them to instantly repair to Queretaro, for the purpose of holding a special council, to consult upon what amount of men and munitions of war could be raised, with the View of continuing hostilities, and also at the tame time, to calmly deliberate upon the propriety of said oontinu ancH of th? war The Afomtrur Hrjiuhlirano dlat^n that Santa Anna hud written to the government at Qui-retaro that be would await their order* at Tehuacan. Thl* atatement m-emi to be oonflrmed. Other aoorce* of iniormatlon ny that Henora Hoaa and llerrera are very ill, and it I* whlapered that ex-l'rnaident Huatamente will have tho supreme command of the Mexican army. Urn Re* wa* going to <4aeretaro with KMH) men It in alio rumored that he waa going to Maiatlan, which place waa aald to have been taken by the American goTornment. The North Jlintrican say* that the republican deputies left Queretaro for Zaoatecas The Jlrcn frit states that Uen. raredes han eight hundred men under his command, and a mllllen of doilais at hii disposal It wae rumored at the capital that a severe fight had taken place at VenUna De final, and that the Mexican* were defeftted A* yet, no detftlli had been received. A number of deputies In congree* protested against Pena y l'ena holding the presidency The supreme government ordered Paredee to remain at Tsloloapan, la Perot* Father Jar?atft, the notorious |*?flU* okiefUa tM - r rrr W YO V YORK, SUNDAY MOR JF MONTEREY AND FROM THE BISHOP'S PA abandoned the"fleld of Marg,'' and rammed bis peaceful monastic life Corn I* selling In Mexico at the rate of $14 for six bushels, and other things in proportion. The Vera Cruz. ??ni?t of Liberty, of the '28th ult , says:?By a party of travellers, which left the city of Mexico on the 19th inst, and whlah arrived here this morning, we were pnt in possession of the following items:?The Knglish minister is on his road down to VeraCruz; he is considerably indisposed, and travels in a litter, lie was, by the last accounts, in Jalapa. The city of Mexico is extremely quint; occasionally the leperos commit au outrage ou the American soldiers, straggling. Business in the interior wan completely suspended, an was also communication between t?he interior towns and the capital. Robburj are said to be very abundant on the roads The Mexican Congress did not assemble at Queretaro on the 6th instant. Pi;r.%LK, Mexico, Oct 15,1847. V'e had a vary hard time iu reaching this city, but fortuuately we arrived in time to assist Col Chi'ds. AVe all learn here, that (Jen Scott is safe in the city of Mexico, and the star-spHDgled banner waves over the " Halls " Tart of our division is with the general We fought and whipped Santa Anna, at a town of! the main road to Tuebla The brave and gallant Texan, Captain Walker, is no more. I was near him when he was killed. Tranquillity reigns in Pnebla. In haste, yours. 8to L). G Yesterday towards noon, says the Grnius of Lihnty, of the 2Gth. Capt. Tlghman's company of the Baltimore Light Artlllley were reviewed in our I'lsza The martial appearance of the nien, theli vword blades Hashing ia the sunbeams, the highly polished bras* pieces of ordnance. all combined to present a spectacle of the most imposing nature. A day or two ago, one of the soldier* of the Massachusetts regiment was shot through the head, by on? of the guards, whilst eudeavorlng to make his escape from the guard house, in *hich he wa? confined for soma misdemeanor. [Krom the Vera Cruz (ienius of Liberty, Oct. '25 | The first number of the North Jtmrrimn, of the i!!Hh of September, published in the city of Mexico, in speaking to the Mexicans, says:?" We will establish colleges on the ruins of your barracks, In which your children shall be educated." The Monitor says, we should be happy to see this idea realized but a* It takes some considerable time to effect this, we would, in the meantime, wish that the Americans would not oonvert the few c< Ileges that we possess into military bariaoks. The Sta'e ot San Louis has recognised without a dissenting voice, the general government established by a decree of the l*ith of September This State is remarkable for the great efforts which it has iaadn in the defence of the country. ( eneral Ilinoon. who was taken prisoner whilst so II"" luuniy ui iriiumi! ^uuiuumu, n?n uriiu o?i,u?unru Th<) jimrrican Star has net down the los<( in officer* of the 1 nt and 2d divisions of the American forces as U7 killed and 64 wounded The Mexican deputy dent from the State of Aguns <;?lienUs to t^ueretaro. ha* received the inost positive injunction* from hi* constituent*, neither o admit. listen to, or in theieait approve of, auy treaty with the North Americans, until first their forces shall have retire ! from the country, and the fleet from blockading their coasts Nothing appertaining to peace, nor to treaty, pays the llot Water State -It is batter to die than to succumb to the treaties of the North Amerioan.i They are very hot fellows in that section of country, but we think they will oool down shortly The Jlrcn Irit says that Gen I'aredeg is at Tulanelngo, with eight hundred men at his command, iwid a million of dollnrsathis disposal That the Uen ;ral is at Tulancingo, says the Orniut of Liberty, we have every reason to believe, but as to the story of the millions of dollars and eight hundred men, it is all a hoax. We do not believe one part'cle ef it We notice in the.Irro Irit that Juan Soto, commandant general of the State of Vera < ruz.has Issued orders from Orizaba, commanding the guerilla chief, and robbers operating in the vicinity of Vera Cruz, not. to impede, *>y further, the ingresu of provisions Into this city. Why does not our government send a body of umii to Orizaba and Cordoba th-?e haunt* of notorious chursctern, and run them off? A small American force stationed in these cities would, by scouring the intermediate country, be of incalculable bent fit in dispersing these prowling marauders, who are every day killing off one or two of our men. We trust our government will look to it. The Monitor says, that the moment for Mexico's making an advantageous treaty with the United States, h*s passed. We think very similar to the wise and eru dit? editors of this Mexican journal. (Jen Santa Anta is evidently on the w*ne in public estimation. He proteets strongly against the proceed log* oi ine government, ana bitterly complain* or m? manner in which he in trea'ed by it He ?*y* that it I* not *ati*lled with attempting to take from liim hi* command, but It even *eek* to deprive him or hi* life lie *eein* anxlou* to go to (??jaoa no doubt Intending to leave the republic by way of Guatemala. They nay that he carrier along with him a million of doIlM-* Yesterday a party of Ohioans, six In number, whil*t acourlng the Medellln rond, were flred upon *oine four mil?s from here, by a body of the 'guerilla*, and one if their party wm shot. Tlieremainder returning totown, reported the oncurranoe, whereupon a *mnll body of Texan* wa* ordered out The latter, upon reaching the spot where the Obican wa* killed, couimenood traillug through the chaparral, and in *o doing found two Mexican* In rather Rusplclou* circumstances These they took prisoner*, and brought to town hut through the instrumentality of Mr Velmco, who it appear* knew c ne of the party, by name Villaverde, both were remanded to prison, but will be released to-day. The following letter received from Puebla, wa* h.\u led In to ui for publication by one of our molt Urm friend* and staunch supporters In thia city. We request that all our friend* and well wisher* would act likewise, when the opportunity presents itself " Purai.4, Oot. 19,1847 Since we left Ver*< ru/, we have undergone *ome iievere privation* indeed After we arrived in Tueblii it wa* ordered by Oen Scott that the dirlHion to which we were attached, should be *tn tlonod in the city for It* protection and lor the keeping open the communication with the coaft. We have ever since the departure cf the General to the capital, been in a state or *lfgt\ more epecmuy minin inn mxi i? . ty-elght day*. during which time we have ('lonely inTe*ted by General* Santa Anna, Kin* and Alrari /, who cut off our water ami proriMon*. but by the arriv al of General Lane* force, our b<-*eigwr!t wein compelled to betake thenwelre* to a *peerfy flight. In the engagement which < ?*n l.ane* force* hud with the tutnay at lluamantla, Capt. Walker w?? klliel Your* very nincerely. JOSK OSLOA " The Slnrricnn Slar obtierve*-" If peace I* not (hortly main, we may look with certainty tor rimiiar occupation* of other plasm, particularly tho*e on the route to VeraCrur.; a* military pout* are now being enUbli*h> d on that route, the effect, of which will *oou be the op? uing of a free and uninterrupted conimunicati' n with the aeaboard Then will the Mexican people find out tbo great error they have committed in fooliahly opposing a peace until the American army had entered tb*ir capital.

They will And hundred* and hundreds of enterprielng Yankee* taking advantage of the long Mege of blockade the country ha* undergone, docking tu're with their ware* and merchandiie, until there will not be a city In the land but will be Hooked with American good*. We rlew th?*e operation* below h* the f?r runner of another and a different poliey which our it vernment Intend* puraulng In till* o?"'Hry n<u??i how 1 Tk? newipaper ?< Mtmutnv, of tb? 14th ult ,ia;i It, yj\ ? "T~. ' RK H NING, NOVEMBER 14, 18 THE SADDLE M0UN1 LACB, LOOKING SAST. has receiycd letters from Qneretaro, in which it Is stated i that. Gen Almonte has been received there with marked 1 courtesy by the persons who " appeared to be most In power;" and it wan feared that they were concocting a 4 jironunciammto against tho lawful government ( The house of <ol Oonzales, a Mexican officer, w.ui 4 entered by ord?r of Captain Mo King try, of the Quartermaster's department. und in it was found a quantity of clothes, ammunition, pistols, swords, drums, Sea , belonging to the United States, which w*r? taken away. 1 I Krora tho (tonius of Liberty Oct. 24.] The diligence which left thin otty on Wednesday ,! morning last., on its return to thn city of Mexico, wan attacked, it appears, in the vicinity of Santa Ke, some two i?agues from here. The drivers, two Mexican boys, were found tied to the wheels, wi'h their throats cut in the most barbarous manner. The mules had either 1 broken loose or were carried off by the assassins, a* all ' but two had disappeared One trunk, the property of ' Mr Nathan,of New York, who is now residing in Jalapa. and the only baggage in the vehicle, was plundered by those marauding rufllaus. Fortunately there were no p*aMng?rs. The diligence is the name in which Mr. Cartro and his family came down from Jalapa afew days ?go. It i* the property of Mr Sloknm, au American gentleman living In the city of Mexico N II?Since the above was In type we have learned that the drivers were shot, and not mutilated with the knife. The diligence which left the capital on the 4th of October for Querntaro. was plundered by six robbers, in Iront of the cemetery of Santa I'aulo, which is situa'I'd in the suburbs of the capital A decree has lately passed the legislature of Michoa^ can, whereby that State has declared itself an independent and sovereign power, no longer subject to the laws of the g?n?ral government To this act it says it ha? ' '4?<u forced br the wholly disorganized condition of the Mexican confederacy, an J by the impulse of self preser- I vatioa. This step on th? part of Mlchuacan has excited ' the greatest apprehensions among the adjoiuing States. j ad much no, tint thn Governor of Guanajuato, on the ' receipt of the intelligence, went immediately to tiueretnro, to consult the governor of that State, us to the ' epeedy iIhvIh' rni'iit anil adoption of measures bent calcti- ' lat?d to counteract the disastrous results with which ' the republic wait threatened by thin proceeding of Michoacan. Both these officers met in the limine of the commandant general. and agreed upon soliciting the in- i tegril President (o orgauize, forthwith, a general government, to which the President assented Circular* w re then forwarded to the several States of the Union, acquainting them with this important event, it is said that utmost all the departments have notified the getieral KOvemmeat that it is their intention and determination to support and defend it to the last. 'I ho following is an extract of a Mexican communica- 1 tion to a highly respectable merchant of Tampico. The Sentinel nays, the news is authentic und may be relied on: ? \ O'Zim.uama, Dot. 3, 1847.?When you requested me | to Rive you news from Mexico, there was nothing ni'jre ( than what you were acquainted with regarding the cap- | ture of the city, and although they are still very meagte and doubtful, I ain going to it II you what we have learn- j ed by letters from 1'uolrica den Santa Anna is in Tlxxcala, with only 500 cavalry, and it U said, though I do not believe it, that he is going to Central America. ; Jlererats gone to t^uaretaro to organise the Government , (ti n. Baistiuneute is said to he directing himself upon Mexico with tiie National Guard of Guanajuato and ( oth- r i)la::cs It seems tli'ire were two naoers iiublirhed in ?1exlco, in Spanish and Kngilsh, one of them in t<> be re-established. lien Scott has imposed a contribution of *140,000, puyuble in three weeks, in inst Almonte ol of $ >() 000. We have received files of the TainpicO Sentin-l up to J the lOth lust . Irouj which we t?ke tbe following item*:-h'row the frequent and heavy showers of ram experi eneed of late in Tarapico and its Tioinity, it in inferred that tho rainy Reason has really commenced in that quarter. Died at Tampioo, Captain John Kwlnif, of company K, id regiment of Illinois Volunteers; also, privates Koland Williamson and William Hail ?both of the latter belonged to company K ot tho Louisiana Voluntesrs Captain Went returned from Altamira, in which place he Hi't Are to a Mexican house, alleging a* an oxcuse that it had been Helling powder and bulla to the guerdlas. ' Sickness is decreasing very considerably in Tampioo Henry Woodcock, of company L, died on the l ith inst ot yellow fever; also, Mr. Conner, a citizen. On the 13th, James Sp?nee, of the quartermaster's i department put an end to hi* life by cutting Ills tliroat Mr. P. B Taylor wan elected president on the 9th inst. of the municipal body, in place of Mr. Morris, wbo is on l??Te of absence. I Died in the general hospital, Private Leixton. Boyd'i company of Illinois volunteers. Oct 14th, of yellow ferer On the lH'.ti ultimo, two companies, Band i>. of the I.oulsiana regiment, under the command of Major Krancis Glrault, took up their line of march for Altamira. in which place they will b? stationed In the Monitor of the 'id lilt , published in the city of Mexico, wo find the following '' Uy one who arrived here last night from I'uebla, we were intorm?d that the Mexican troops had tired, and consumed the gatea of the oonv?nt of hun Juan de l)ios, that the Americans were obil^eil ti abandon the points of Santa Monloo and Santa Itosa. and were luvested so closely as not to be able to move beyond tbe confines of th? barracks of Han Jose, (ienersl Itea had hoisted the natioHal banner on the city pslaoe. The American commander had projected a considerable number of shells Into the city, t>y which It was Considerably Injured, and some lives were lost The sacking of ?ome four or fir* houses ceased upon the entrance of the n.itional guard, organised in I'holula The Americans, says the Monitor, in their expulsion from Santa Monica lost 16 men killed and wounded, and l'i prisoners. We think that if the sf.inifor would hut reverse the greater part of the story, he would come much nearer telling the truth. It is morally certain that Oeneral I.ane has, long ere this, reached I'uebla, and we would say. without any loss " At a meeting held at Tampioo. Mexico July iOtb, |H*7, by tbe American citizens residing there, aii'l others who were at the ri cent expedition to the < alaboso river, under Colonel L, < I)e Hussy, to take into consideration some expression of their thanks to that ofllcer, and also to < iiptuln K O. Wyse, I/. S A., commanding the light artillery, Judge Il.iys wi> i ra'.iej to the chair, and it was unanimously resolved: " 1st That the thaiks of this meeting be tendered to ('ol I. O. I)e Hussy, La Volunteers and to I apt K. O. Wyso, 3d Artillery, for their gallantry and skill in ex triiritlDjf our little command, or about I'J A nieu. with no llttlf lore, from ltd recent ami perllom p.Mtion attti? CaUboao rlTt-r, mher? It w*a attacked by orer ena t ioud*ii<l arin?<l m'-n io ainbu*c*de. en* hundred arcl thirty ttllea from any alienor. ralaorabla road, through 11 popuI'ti' mi l warlike district, and with th? oieinyon our IUu*ia every atop M That w# ndmiro the candor und gijaoronity of tli? colonel roti]iaandln?. who In hlaoni^ial report ?!? ? audi juat credit to < apt. W y?e and hla bra?? in^u, lor will, out doing injuatlow to any, we ?l*o belle?* ?r* chiefly indebted to < apt Wyi>e and hia brare meu for thii akil ful manaftemtint of bin light artlllwry for '>ur aafe return to tbl* town " 3d. That in testimony of our rraport and e?to?m wo will present. to Col. Da Ruaay. commanding th* expedition. anil i apt. K O Wye*, U. H A , commanding the light artillery, i-aoh a handaome nnd eerrlceable aword. w:th aultahle derlnea Ub Tbat oomuilctee of three be appointed to r? 1 uelre nubaerlptlonn erianrf* th* Jetlcee and a?nd f or ' ti (W jfda to Mr. A met. Hprlng lleld, Main," Ju*g? Hayw, Mr. U. taflar, Mil Lieut. JJ. W?U? I ERA] 47. ~ - - "7 M ? I PAINS, rLr . SSvft . - - nounted ranger*, w?re appointed the eommltte*, and the [netting adjourned. The Tamjnico S'tilinrl nays, on the Oth of Oct., two ;ompanies, B. and I) of the Louisiana Regiment. departed for Altamara. where they will be stationad under the .omnia nd of Major Kranois Olrault. OR8PATC1IES FROM MEXICO. We are obligingly informed by the mail agent from Richmond, that Mr. Kiddle has arrived thin evening, aft express, with despatched for the government. Report aye the duspatchcs are ftom Puebla.? Waihington Union, Nov. 12th. DEATH ay CAPT. WALK BR. [New Orlenni Correspondence of the llaltlmore Sun.l It would M in vain for me to attempt to describe the itate of publlo feeling here thin morning, on reading the ibove brief but deeply Interesting Information In the caption of the news by your special express from Mexico. The brave and patriotic Walker was our fellow citizen; we have known him from his youth up; he was an Independent mechanic, who laid aside the implement* of his his trade, and cheerfully volunteered his services in the hardest, roughest kind of warfare Hp encountered perll from which escape was almost miraculous; and fought his way, through desperate risks, to promotion and distinguished honor. I now assume a responsibility hitherto prohibited. Captain Walker enjoyed the confidence of Major (inn Scott in an eminent degree, lie was opposed to formidable display In taking possession of defenreieM town* or villages or of intimidating unprotected women and children. So far from belu,?censured for sacking a oertain village, aud allowing tlui perpetration of outrages the " head and front" ofhiffifllence. as charged by a superior officer, was diobedlence of orders, In refusing to amer it village UDuer a cnarge Id the midst of thin ben nvement. it In gratifying to perceive, that in the fatal engagement, both the accuser mil the accused were participants. leaving little or no room to doubt that exiating difliculties had been arnicaDly adjusted, and honorably to both parties. I understand that it Is thn Intention of our Mayor to make a communication to thn council*, in relation to the melancholy event, and that every demonstration of respect will be paid to thn memory of thn gallant dead [From the Baltimore Clipper ] The rumored death of Capt Walker, the gallant Texan Ranger, has created prof.mnl regret in this city, where he wan well known, and attached to whole compmy. in a large number of Marylanders. many of thnin from this city Capt. Walker wan a native of Trince (Jeorge's oounty, hut had resided for several yearn in Texas As several of his men are also reported to have been kiBed, their names will be looked for with thn most painful anxiety, by those having relatives and friend* in hit company. COI.. JEFFERSON DAVIS. The Vicksburg Smtinrl, of the ,'JOth ultimo., informs us that the health of this gentleman is not good. He si ill sulfers from his wouud, which keeps him a cripple, tnd he has several attacks of fever during the past lumraer He still, however, intends leaving soon for Washington, to take his seat in the Senate of the United States. TROOPS FOR MEXICO. Th? *hip Montreal Railed on Friday for Vera Cru?, living on board company I., 4th artillery. and a detachiipnt of recruits for the 1st and v'd reglm?nt* of artillery. I'he following in a lint of officer* accompanying the letacliment: Meut. K.dmend Hay*. 4th artillery, oouinandlng detachment , I,lent. I) N. t ouch. 4th artillery, \. C. S ; Lieut. K. 11. Hush, 'id artillery, adjutant. ARMY INTELLIGENCE. \t a recent election, held at Madi*on,the place of renle^voui ofthe .'ith Indiana volunteer*, the following gentlemen went elected field otllcer*:--JHmes H Lane. Colonel: Captain Allen May, Lieut. Colonel; and Mr. Mjers, Mnjor. i ompany D, of 1st regiment U K Dragoons, Lieut Gardner. were brought down from Fort Leavenworth, I y the steamer* Archer and Amelia, and taken to Jefferson barracks ?St. Louii Hi piUlie an,'hi imt. The veteran Colonel Bankhead, United State* army, left tbin city on Tue*day la*t, on hi* way to Vera i ruz. being ordered thither to take poet a* Governor of Vera Cruz, and al*o to assume the command of that important military department. The leant we can nay of one whom we have known advantageously during hi* ; whole military life, of more than thirty year*, Is that J perhaps no officer in the service In better fitted than he 1 for the responsible duty to which he ha* now bren ainigned. -Mat. Int. NAVAL INTKLLIBIEifCE. The brig Dolphin at bonton. had very bad weatheron her plumage?the following is a lint of her officer* .?R s I'inckney. commander; William II Ball, tir*t lieutenant; K <' Bower*. second lieutenant; N ( oil inn, third lieutenant; John K Steel, purser; K. J Kutter, passed ipif*nn I W antlnir muster: I \1 Kordand Win. (i IIMfiuxn. inidsbipm?n; \V 8 Ccehinan. captain's clerk, Alfred Hingerty. boatswain; Thou. Dewy,gunner; K W Uarnicoat, carpenter; J. < Bradford. nailmaker; J T. liwaltney, purser's steward La Pomr*, Lane Merrnoa, Autuit -to, 1 h 17. Interfiling Indian Information?Th' Characteriilici of Iht Rfd Mm. Our unexpected ftny him given oppoftunlty to observe with noine care the charaott r habits and iimuMinect* of the large body of genuine Indian* here encamped And although in these trait* they nay resemble other tribe*. It i* not les* interesting on that account, but may fur- , ni?h evidence of identity of origin, many fancy theories to the contrary notwithstanding Tie gen? r?l occuj "'lien of ihese Indian* is huntiDgand filhiog, each in its ?ea?on i tbeae, together with sugar ' making in the spring, *od gathering wild rice and usual- J ly a *hort crop of corn in autumn, comprise the entire sum of their industry ?X<:?pting, of courae, the labor | thi, ?r?ntlnn of habitations and the con Ktruetlon of oiuora, the latter of whioh exhibit both ta?t* and rkill Many have Wo built during the pant week, an I other* IN in progre**, daatined to receive their'good*, which would do credit to experienced boat builder* If they ?h< uid b? able at nil ti accomplish no dilH'-ult ? t?*k. with Mich frail maUrial*, priocipally birch bark, to any nothing of th? lack of proper tool* The women put the fintnhitig touch on th?t canoe* In cementing the *e?in*. Thl* operation i* exceedingly simple: lb* mm of thepirn-1* obtained by boiling rrslnona pleoes f wood in water; and while using it. Lhe water I*eufflrlenlly warm to keep the turpentineiioft <nough to roll nth Mi- hand*; which being done In long ropofl of suitable sixe, they are placed nn the ?.?m*, and ;ir?ss?d close with the thumbi, the thumb* being one*ilonally w?t in th# tnouth to k>-ep the roein from adberrifc to them : than burning faggot I* passed along the i- hid* near enough to soften the rosin and cau*a it to low. when thn job l? completed It may be proper here :o note, that every Indian, without regard to aga or mi. mder*tands the u*e of the paddle. Nothing appear* norn surprising than to see two or more children in a lark canoe, each with a puddle plying on one and the lame Hide; *ud yet directing II* nour*e with perfect ac curacy No changing from one *lde to thaothar, m with :he amitharn Indians, ha* been noticed here ' onlcul wlTW?m* do not f-m to be gr ally I*, favor ai li the ( hipi way* <" I "i : ? or Ihr i? v? i.. r? i.t 11 ( u I hi poll f a? <1 f< >t tuiii r u 1 pur r nitied. ue trly i< uau) I ?~ii * ire v>.??uiplng uudet 11.? algti oanupy of h?a??". in tUs buati with uo uthar tb?l mat vmu ++-** rft- - ? # * " * "' "* "" LD. PiIm'Two CanU. ter than the blanket. a* in the originals of tha Ootfaio gtructure A few other* hate conatruetad ttockadea of out branch** merely to protect them**lvea from tha wind*, and tha nam of the a'mngar But tha ordinary habitation l? the lodge, in which they lite, apparently with more or leo comfort Th**? edifice* are built of mail pole? set in the ground, and bent over. (omethiDg after the manner or a bower; and biting braoed together with other pole*, preient an appearance reaembllng a crockery oral" inserted, yet high enough to allow a tall man to *t?nd erect in theia The frame* ara covare<t with birch bark prepared iu sheets of various length*, and generally from, fourteen to eighteen inch** wide, which ara attached to the pole* horizontally: tha *ev?ral course* overlapping the under one, a* in wruthertioardinx. and leaving an aperture in th? centre of the top for veutillatiom. or the recap* of *m k? A doorway 1* left at one end. which it 1? usual t.> t il Jlose with all old blanket, or remnant of cotton itlAtK Ua?kiia<i a l./.vu h . f-.n*.nitifl> ntiil InwtiPuH il.wrt curtainwise. ut pleasure Ol the material of which they are constructed, the poles are readily obtained anywhere in tnls region; but the labor rpi|iiir?-d to drts* the bark, makes it mom valu ible; hence it Is rolled on sticks, a:nl transported from i>n? camp to another The dimension* i f thn edifices vary recording to the number or si?e of families that oocupy them Uniformly they are about t??l?c feet, wiil?, but the length extends from sixteen to ovi" tbirty f?ct The width is so nrrunjed an to allow persons to lie on both sides with their bead* toward tfca outwari wall* aod thtiir feet extended iiiwer J, leaving passageway between of a (oot or two; uud when weather requires, a place fur fire in the c.'u'r?, There are twn loilgi'S at. Mi l " u'.il tort," occupie I by a portion of the ban 1h from the vicinity of Leech Lake, haying it sort Of corridor of poles and baik, in front of the doorway', which protect tii? openings perfectly from the element", ?u.i kIno s-rve the purpose of Kitchen* Miinx-'ioob. principal chlel ol tn* Kimd ilu I,ao ba'id. h?" the lur^c-a iOtl^e on the joii.i ; it in full thir'y-nvM W bm^. atidlse.i well crowded with inhabitants en th? MUalles, ; Including tile three wives. and a uumirou* progeny of this uoted O-gini-ati In nil alike fla?- m*ts appear to be the (tola furniture, which whsn spread on ttie grounj i.nswer for <arpet? aud chairs during the day. alli bed* at night. Not one of the Indira in subdivided in any manner ; the one room lining lined for i?U purposes except cooking ; which operation it it ouatou uy to conduct outside, but near tn? lodge ; nd in i?i< slmpl? as imagir.atk n ma miike it i hit stupl* diet of tbi-?! people would uj pear 10 be corn H'0I|| The ?wn pr iin being boiled several times ovi r, before it is lu a condition for mastication, furnishes infill every t!tn? it is subjected to t ie cooking prooim This brotn. with whit itiiU'i or fUU rn\y ba taken, ua I bread n:a In of pounded corn, comprises ueurly the whole bill of f.ire. in ordinary Vet. they have a few other itenii of fond in their mi .soil; > migv iu April,rice in September, berries in .\u^ui>t, fc.c ; but if information received from traders can be relied on, they rarely bavo a supply of more then one article ol provisions at a timr, on which they subsist exclusively while it lasts The distribution of stores by the agency, which took ptaci a day or two since, bus of course materially changed the style of ilviui; while here Camp kettles, and butcher knives, are distributed by government to each family in the "payment " These, together with ft sort of wooden ladle, comprise tlin whole oooking and culinary utensils : the ladle being used by every member of a family in turn, while eating corn soup. Kach band have encamped as nearly together as the ground will permit; but there is no regularity In the ??v??rv ntrtv wntm nn Indira ?h?p* if K#>t pleases them, so that beside baring variety in lorm of shelter, we bare thi iu grouped in all Imaginable positions, and extending the whole breadth of the Inland. The drees of the remote bands is exceedingly scanty for a climate to severe as this is lull half the year. In general a man's drefs consists solely of mocoMlns, leggins and breechiug The females are mora comfortably attired, in bread cloth skirt and boddice, he Indispensable blanket being used by either sex merely as a mantle. It Is surprising that they are net better acquainted with ordinary articles of apparel than they appear to be. One of the chiefs, who remained on board of our steamer during a short excursion, on leaving, was presented with a few such articles, among thum a shirt ; and while the boat taking him was being xowed ashore, much to the amusemeat of our party, he put It on and off some half dozen times, in endeavoring to ascertain the proper mode of wearing It. | ; I'ersonnl ornaments of every description, frcm a gold ring to a tin band, and from a siring of glass beads to one of bear'H teeth or vulture's claws, sre universally worn, though more profusely by males than lemales ; the men, also, In p&iutiDg the skin maintain a similar advantage Indeed, it is seldom we observe an Indian woman with ber face at all disfigured with paint, and when she does indulge in Its use. it is only with delicate touches. While her lord and master (truly) plasters his face with every color his facilities can procure, and every day, unless in mourning, when black alone Is used, the combination of color*, as well as arrangement of figure, is vimed These continual metamorphoses in appearance, makes It difficult to retain personal identity for three days together, unless where the features are strourlv marked, or the Der cod iii very peculiar lu general their persons are symmetrical ai'd w> ll moulded. never corpulent, anil seldom destitute 01 sufficient muscle to cover the frame work of of the body respectably. but more apt to be lean than fat. Ordinarily their carriage is stately In the extreme; and their movements graceful and elastic, except when ongaged lu danoing. which in more stiff and formal than the same performance by the Shaking Quaker* at New Lebanon They are not, a? come ray they are. without decrepitude; beside those who have been maimed in war, there are many otherwise permanently disabled Among such is a woman of nearly fifty yearn old, wh? appears to be entirely destitute of legs; but it may be that her limba are contracted from disease She is always In good spirit*, and goes about with much facility by raising herself with her arms, and projecting her body forward. We are told she made the forty mile portage in this manner, and kepi up with her band. No doubt she handles a paddle as well as the best. Il would he plnisant were it possible to give these people a character for industry But they have no claim for it Slothfulness, which they in some sort mis take for personal independence and dignity, undermines their domestic oomtort. and clogs all progress of thslr communities Seven-eighths of the whole number of men here, spend their mornings In arranglug their toilet, the remainder of the day in lying about on the grouad, in groupi of ten or twelve, and their nights in the danca. Their manner of arintiging for n comfortable itlt a-ittt Is unique ; they lie on their stomachs in a circle, so as to bring their heads toward the centre, and then resting their elbows, remain in,that posture half a day at a time, with pipes in their mouths Very few are inclined to labor; Indeed they seem to hold it in utter abhorrence, an beneath their dignity The women, however, are all hard workers Kvery afternoon they may be seen in small parlies in the wood, chopping luel for the ronrumution of the next twentv tour hour* ; .'tad although they handle the axe with bit. little okill, tt in with great and ptnievi.r*nce; ami hear; burden* Indicate the rmult of their effort*. A f?w day* ago, an instance occurred which may *erre to illuatrate the prevalent ?ent m?nt In regard t<> labor \t a talk held before the *uti ag>-nt for the adjust ment of claim*. a worthies* trader trumped up a charge agaln*t a whole band for Rome peltry, which au Indian belonging to it had appropriated to bin own use The Indian In hid defence Raid he had lived with the trader, who refund to pay him and he paid himself When Interrogated a* to the *ervire* he had performed, he replied by enumerating the game he had killed That, not appearing *atl*factory to the agent, with confu*lon and ehaine depicted In hi* countenance, be ex< laimed. that he had "worked like a white man.'' Very little ran lie *aid in favor of the oleanllneea of either sex; although the mixed breed* are remarkably neat and orderly. In their pernon* and trap* but the full blooded are negligent to *uch an extent, ae frequently to be disgustingly filthy, und to be swarming with vermin Indeed, the only pastime th? female* appear to hare a taete for, i* searching each other * head*; which they are almo*t *ure to engage in when a etrauger come* suddenly n> ar them, in order to have an object for their ; HVWIIWIUU, eAirruif wou^ij pr?*TfULinn IUPDJ from even looking toward those with whom they are unuc<|O?tnt0<i. But whatever of approbation may *H*e for their unaffected diffli?nco, in momently *uper?*iled bjr I Uldgntt, At the tllthines* of u*tng their teeth ?* an iuI ntrument of destruction, which is the common practice ?<one of the women have b*cn observed inebriated; ! Imt their exemption I* more likely to ari*e from inadn <|uacy of *upply th?n lack of appetite Several of them I have been on board our steamer. soliciting to taste 1 wine which, af course, win given sparingly, else ?o much I could not be said for the *obriety of their deportment. I With the men drunkenness la a prevailing rice, indeed, I It in doubtful whether any important exception* i aist j to a desire for indulgence in strong drink, whenever It ! can be obtained They aro already disposing of blanketa and other good*, for whiskey; and the desplaable mifureanta engaged in *inuggliug ar? heart)*** *nough t-> exact a new three point blanket for a ?in^le bottle f their poiennou* liquid <i . . Smoking Is one of the element* of an Indian's *xi?t, ruce, and I* truly hi* greatest indulgence T<b?eOO however, i* but little used, Kln-ne-kin nik being substtluted whioh in a compound of white willow bark dried in emoke, and *ouie ordinary wend of tb* country, l.very one ha* a pipe, which ia aeldom out of hi* hand, and a pouch somewhere about bi* person, in whioh to carry a flint and steel, and a supply of Kin ne-klu-ulk l ew person* have not **en Indian pipe*, and It i* need leu* to nay how much they must bo priced, as the reduudanc" of ornament I* better calculated to Indicate it than word*. Ml who have read account* of Indian character have been misled, either by those who have labored to make them appear thoroughly brutal, or by others who have exercised a vivid fancy in painting tbeu in color* of romar.ll/t ilii/nit v That indivlililkl m?0? of nrh rl&M 1 may bare mated. is no doubt true ; but, ?h dlicrlptlre | of nt*n?r?l character, both arc inonetrouii t xi^eraI tion* Tbera can be no better correct! re ?f uU? iinpreatioB* to come anmnrf tli?m mi l ??? K-NA BK., BS t | nANCINU AN1) WALTZING ACADKMT, 21 How ard utrrct?Higuora and Signor Kerrero, M"?*? re-opened their echool m.<l aie about eoinmennnK a new nflernixiu lor young ladiet and uin'teia.aud mi evening cIum for gentlemen ?>?v? of tuition .Vjondiyt and Thaudayt, and Wedne?daj t and Haturdaya at 3)( for young ladiea aud ra*<irra In the ' e veiling of the ?*rne 7>$, gentlemen's eltHM. The new I wilt* Carre, ami all the new lathiontfole Ham e? ?re tnught during the terni.rmatr dani-ing noireet will be given M muni. J hi I tteod*re V| USIC.?A Lady ieee'tl> from Kurope will receive at j iTI. her o* n re?i<lence tich v mug la?l r? it d? tin 'obaenm? renctiera, or to devote their muncal talent* I" the profenhjii. I She ii <iualilied to prepare tliein <mnplefi either l?r tna 'Hureli, the roare r nv m, > i" ? i" 1 he.*-fh-iddij'.r "-.'I \ wS