Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 20, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 20, 1847 Page 2
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NEW~YORK HERALD. <Vew Turk, Saturday, November 90, 1847. To Correspondent#. S* notice can be taken of anonymout communications. Whatever ii intended for iniertion muit he authenticated bythi name and addrett of the writer; not nniiiiWIy for publication, but at a guaranty of bit good faith. if'e canno undertake to return rejected communication! The Weekly Herald. The W?ekly*Htrald will be ready this morning at nine o'olock. It will contain a collection of matter that will be reed , with the greatest interest throughout the oiTllised world, comprising the official despatches of General Soott and his offloers, of the brilliant battles of Contreras, Churubusoo, Molino del Key, and the capture of the City of Mexico by our forces, and will form an authantlo narrative of those great straggles and victories. It will also contain news to the latest moment, by telegraph and mall, from all parts of the country ; perhaps the ezpeoted intelligence by the Acadia, from Liverpool; political and oommsroial Intelligence ; , a sketch of the Hon. Henry Clay's speech on the war, and his resolutions , and every Information in regard to the markets and the prices of produce, lie., &n. It will be embellished with diagrams representing the | abovx mentioned battle* in detail, the whole forming a I valuable history of these stirring times fiagle copies, in wrappers, fl V oents. The Steamship Acadia. The following communication was received last evening by telegruph :? Boston, Friday, 8 P.M. Nothing of the Acadia yet ; weather now very olear ; wind N.E. We shall wait all night. SPEED. Partdea and Santa Anna. The farewell address of Santa Anna to the Mexican people, and the manifesto of Paredes, are extremely amusing and interesting produc- j tions. The Mexican leaders are well educated and polished men. They figure in ball rooms, in newspapers, and at foreign courts. They write with a great deal of eloquence and much unction. The Spanish language is favorable to j eloquence?but when we have said this much, we have raid all. In the real business of human life?in the deep diplomacy of great nations?in the great deeds of destiny, they are sadly deficient, and behind the age. Santa Anna's address is one of the most ludicrous productions we ever read. After the boasts which he has uttered, and the defeats he lias received, it is quite amusing, and almost irresistible, to see him beg for a certificate of character from General Taylor and General Scott, and looking for an endorsement of his patriotism and military reputation to those who have defeated him in every encounter. It is said he has escaped from Mexico. This is probable. We should not atjall . be wurprined to see nim in New York by the next | vessel from Havana; and if he were to come here, he would be worth, to Barnum, as a substi- J tute for Tom Thumb, at least ten thousand dollars. Barnum has already cleared $5,677 12i by ] hie wooden leg, and of course he would multi- j ply that sum by seven or nine times, if he had the whole person of the Mexican general. Of Paredea, who, by his -manifesto, assumes the vacant place of Santa Anna in the Mexican mind, we cannot speak much more favora- | bly. He was in Paris all of last winter.? He occupied a seat at the table d'hote. / the Hotel dsn ;Princes in Rue Richelieu?price five francs per day, wine included. We have frequently seen him in the Boulevards, and in the Champs-Elyttes; and on one occasion at the ] Tuiileries. He was presented to Queen Chris*init whnthen ncrunird the Hotel des Cmirrriles. in 'he Fauborg St. Germain ; and, according to s correct information, he was intriguing the whole of that winter and spring, for the purpose of \ getting Louis Philippe to send the Due de Montspensier to Mexico, backed by a French army r'"1 fleet, to place him there as Emperor ol the ' Iscv World. Such was the rumor among diplomatic circles in Paris, at the time. The manifesto ot Paredes assumes to give some color to ouch a suspicion. Whether the remains of the Mexican government now in existence, will encourage such an intrigue, seems very questionable. Whatever may be the result of the new efforts of Paredes on the existing government, we are persuaded our government will take care to prevent all attempts of European intrigue from succeeding in the establishment of a monarchy there. Sooner than such a result should take place, it would be much better to annex the whole of that republic to the United States, at i once. We shall watch with a good deal of interest the future movements of the chieftains of Mexi- j co, and the fragments of the government that i still exist. But this movement should not im- I pede or dist irb the purposes of our government, ' in that region. Let our conquests be held and i perfected according to the contingencies of the | iuture, and what is best for the interests of the | United States and the whole continent. Military De ie??A New Literature.? | The despatche n Mexico, detailing the bril- ! Imnt achievere ii he American army, constitute a new species of literature, which will give a character to the reading of the times, and overwhelm some of the trash wc are importing from Europe and reprinting here. Such trash, and similar productions originating upon this ide of theJAtlantic, will not sell any longer. The ege and the taste of the reading public are becoming practical, as well as chivalric and enthusiastic. The recent despatches from Mexico will probably be read, during the present week, by eight or ten millions of people. Founded upon these astonishing deeds, a new species of literature will be springing up, resulting from the letters, sketches, reminiscences and recollections of these events. For a long tune to come the press will groan under them, to the utter exclusion of European and similar trash. We are glad of it, for we were in want of something to give a more healthy aid manly tone to the public mind, and to restore a proper imtli* litorftlnm nf fh*? nnTinn ^ ?.V Ofiwiows or the Press respecting Mr. Ciay. ?The daily journals of this city have come out with their opinions upon Mr. City's resolutions and speech. The results are, those journals which hare an aggregate circulation of from eighty to a hundred thousand per day, eondemn Mr. Clay. Two journals, which have a circulation of from ten t? twelve thousand per day, approve his position; while one or two others, having a somewhat less circulation, are neutral. In the aggregate, the pnblic opinion in New York is in the proportion of 100 to 15 against Mr. Clay'a sentiments, as they are represented by the daily press here. The New England country journals are more favorable to Mr. ('lay. Behind the Age.?The greatest orators, statesmen, and candidates for the Presidency, who havcx been figuring before the world for the last twenty years, are getting verv rapidly behind the age. The war with Mexico, and the splendid triumps of our brave armies, have upset ninetenths of the great men of the last quarter of a century. _ American Contract with the British c,oveehment.?-The Ocean Steam Navigation Com* pauy of this city, we understand, has, through Mr. Mills, the agent,) secured a contract with the British I Government for the conveyance of the lloyal British Mail from Houthsmpton to Brem?a llw ftallua Opera. We are at length enabled to give tome information to the gay world and to philosophical society, disclosing the important movements in the Italian Opera, for the approaching season, in this remarkable city of New York. In the upper part of Broadway, around Union square, is congregated a great portion of the wealthy, the intelligent, the intellectual, the gay, the pious, the honest, and the best educated society of New York. Many of the private residences there are built in a style of elegance and splendor that would do honor to Hyde Park in London, or the fashionable fuubor^n in ParisThe churches and coach houses are constructed on the same principles of Gothic and Grecian taste. They have nearly finished a new Italian Opera House, of large dimensions, of elegant structure, which finishes and completes the fashionable region of New York. During the past few days various preliminary meetings have been held,and arrangements made, for the purpose of bringing forth this refined amusement in a manner never before attempted in this country. We have been furnished with several lists of parties connected with this movement, which are represented to us as correct, and we therefore give them:? rftoraiCTOM or the ope** Houta. Mathew .Morgan, 3 Waablngton place William Morgan, 49 William and'iSB Fourth street. Jamea Foster, 40 Bond street. (ollia. tattc manaoeri 01 the ofkra. Signer Hanquirlco Signer Pattl. John Sefton. Niguor Albloola These gentlemen are theatrical managers, under the guidance and superintendence of a private committee, consisting of proprietors and some amateurs, who, occasionally, peep behind the scenes. The following is a list of the troupe: tai r ok the italian tboufc. Prime Donne Jluoluta?Slgnora Clotilda Bar 111, Blga. Teres*. Truffl and Kill* Blicaooiantl. Prima Donna Contralto?Uluseplcna Llati Rowl. Prima Donna?Slgnora Amalla Pattl. Primi Tenori ? Signorl Adellndo Vlatti, Franoesoo Baillnl Primi Baritoni?Signorl Ben?>Tentano and Arlgnone. liano Profondo?Signer Komi. It off a Camico?Signer Saoqulrloo. S'contle Donne?Slgnore Morra, Avogadro and Albertaul Srcondi Tenori?Signorl Genoves and Alberta ill. Set ondi Batti?Signorl Mora and Strinl. Ma'itri of the Opera- bignori Antonio Barm ana I Claudio RoDi&ntnl. Maettri of Chorut'i?Sigoorl Llettl and Uomai. Leader of the O'cheitra?Slgnor Rapatti. Printer of th* bitl$?Mnowden Co , Wall it. Police officers ?Not yet selected V iork-eprri?Unknown. Niwtpaprr Critict?Entirely excluded. On the evenings of Tuesday and Thursday, meetings were held by the proprietors, artists, patrons, and subscribers, for the purpose of ar> ranging the seais and distributing the boxes to those who wish to patronize the opera. On Thursday evening a large meeting was held in the theatre; the following were the officers 011 the occasion Chairman of the Committee?Luther B radish, 36 East 10th street. Secrttariet?W. Jamas Gerard. 71) Nassau street and 17 Orammaroy Park; Thomas Addis Emmatt, 45 Wiliatn street and avenue 7 Weat 13th street. Ttileri? John Schermerhorn, 00 Wall and 301 Ninth itraat; James H. Ray, 8 Wall street and 285 Delanoy itraet. On the organization of the meeting a ballot was tield for the distribution of seats, and the follow* ine is the list of seats, us drawn by such ballot:? I LIST or THE tr.ATI DliWH IV BALLOT. 1. E. Stone 47, 48, balcony. W. James Gerard, 17 Grammercy Park, 31,39, sofa 3. W. H. Jones. Broadway, box No 4, first tier. 4. W. T Horn, 07 Wall. 9 Christie it , 76 parquette. 6. W. Anderson, 643 Bowery, box No ?. 'id tier. 6. Ogden Hsggerty. 8 Warren, sofa 41. 43, 46, 47. 7. Jamee Gordon Bennett,sofa 43, 44, 46,46. 8. Dr Patterson, iota 30, 32. 60, 63. 9. Cleveland. No 8, parquette. 10. A B Nelson. 697 Houston, box No. 10,1st tier. II W. Douglas, 3d Park Plaoe, No. 40,43, 44, balcony. 13. Cbas. Strurer, 731 Broadway, No. 1, parqaette. 1 J. Grennell, 18 Charles st, box No 9, 1st tier. 14. Jacob S. (Jans, 73 Wall, 16 Madison St., box No. 19, 1st tier. 1J. L. S. Suares. 63 Broadway, balcony 69. 16. W. Morgan, jr., sofa 47, 49 17. John Sonermerhorn, 301 Ninth straet, baloony Nos. 13,36, 61,63 18. Charles Bounaffe,Belmonte, box 30, 3d tl?r. 19. J Gatllard, ) Battery Plaoe, sofa 9. 11. 30. Benjamin Aymar. 6 Htate street, box No 6,3d tier. 31. Robert bmmett, 64 Clinton street, box 33, 3d tier. 33 Henry Monlun, Klghth street, 33, 34 garquette mauiira umui *T miff, uwunri uv?w nriyiMrx^v, balcony 34 Mr. Graham, 63, 56, balcony. 2ft. Barclay, 1 College Place, 11,13, 15 balcony. 30. i'awffer, box No 5, littler. 37. II Colt, 66 Clinton street, box No. 19. 3d tier. 28. Sydney Maaon. 3 College I'laoe, box No. 6, 3d tier. 39 Argentl, No 97. parquette. 30. Cbarlee Parker, 67, 59, balcony. 31. Edward Poet. 10 Waverly Place, ?ofa, 10, 11. 33. Charles E. Davien, 67ri Broadway, box N?. 3,3d tier 33. David Austen. 31 Union place, sofaSl, 38, 36, 37, 34. Robert Haight, 34, 36. 34, 73,74, 76. balcony. 36. Mirandoli, Union place, 106, 108, 110, 113, parquette. 36. Mamuel Ward, 3J Bond street, 37, 39, 66,67, balcony. 3,. Walter Jones,, box No. 6, lit tier. 38. E. Pell, 68 balcony. 39. Edwin Smith, 63, balcony. 40. W. C. Rhinelander, 14 Washington square, 66, 68, SO, balcony. 41. Tuschard, box No. 3,2nd tier. 43. Moses Taylor, 36 Clinton place, 47, 46, 43. 43. J. William Halsny, box 17, 3nd tier. 44. W. Wetmoie, 16 WaTerly place, baloony, 1, 3, 41, 19. 46. J H. Parish, 61 Barclay street, 36, 37, baloony. 46. Henry Ward, 33 Bond street, 33, balcony. 47. James Thompson, 9, 11, parquette. 48 Richard Mortimer, 823 Broadwwy, sofa, 23, 34, 36, 18. 49. Mortimer Livingston, 4 Depau row, private boxes. 60. .laoob Little, 46 Union square, box 33, 3d tier. 51. R H. Winslow, 663 Houston street, box 1, lat tier. 62 Ham. B. Russel. 3 Great Jones itreet. No. 8. nar quette. A3. Jvhn B. Lee, 49, 61, baloony. 64. K. SteTuneon, 04, M, balcony. 66. D. L. Suydam, 26 Warerley place, 12, 14, 16, 18, balcony. 60. Haight. sofa. 68, 66, 67, 60. 67. G. Lamar Walla, 136 Second avenue, 8, 10, balcony. 66. Dutllh, 46 Stone street, box No. 8, 3d tier. 60. Franola Grlffln. 0 Bond street, sofa, 31, 36,87, 39. 60. Field, 81,33, balcony. 61. Luther Bradish. 86 Kant lfith (treat, box No. 11. Hi. T II. Huatan, 37 Union plaoe, 76, parqaette. 63. Peter Scbarmerhorn, 0 Great Jonea street, folk, 64, 66. 66, 60. 04. Calonel Thorn (Herman), ?ofa, 1, 3, 6, 7. 66. Reuben Withers, 136 Seoond avenue, aofa, 13, 13, 17, 19. <>6. James Watsan Webb, Cturitr Enquirer,?, parquatta. 67 ? Currell. 02, parquette. 68. J Rugglee, 24 Union square, aofa, 2, 4. 0, 6. 69. Gideon Tuoker, 166 Warerly plaoe, bsx No. 21, 3d tier. 70. John Tyler Brigham.H Wallitreet, box 10, 3d tier 71. Rob. L. Taylor, 61 Union square, box 7,1st tier. 72. D. H. Haight, 17, 19, balcony. 73. D. W Motfatt, 836 Broadway, 13, 14, parquette. 74. D. Lawrenoa, 6, 7 . parquette. 76. Rufua L. Lord, 34 Lalght street, 60, parquette. 70 N T Hubbard, 33 Washington square#ofa, 34, 30, 36, 40, No. 20, balcony. 77' ?? Suydam, box 16, balcony. 76. Vogel, Broadway, 10,16. parquette. 79 Hrard, 023 Broadway, 13, parquatU 40. W Field, private box 3, 3d tier. HI. P. W. King, 30 Third (treat, 16. parqaette. 63 Viator Delanoey, 7 St. Clement's place, 38, 86, par qoatte. B8 MoErsrs, sofa, 14. 16, 18, 00. m Maid, boi 0. 3d tUr. hs J Haggerty, 6A Chamber* (treat, #, parquatte. By this it will appear that between three and four hundred seats are taken, by subscribers, tor the season, already, but there are in addition, nearly one thousand seats that will still be vacant for the public at Urge?nearly all the pit, all the third tier,and some other portions. At one of those meetings a motion was made that all gentlemen visiting the opera should appear in full dresswhite kids, white vests, white neckcloths, dress coats and pumps; but it was not pressed, as it was supposed the ladies would regulate the dress of the gentlemen much better than auy public meeting could do it. The opening of the opera will be a great event in New York. All the milliners and dress makers in the city, are .preparing dresses for the ladies, and every gentleman pretending to taste and refinement, is brushing up his Italian, Ins music, and his reminiscences o( foreign travel. Thus we go, in war and relitemcnt. Thisis the fifth or sixth utteinpt that lias been mnde to establish the lialian opera in New York. It is now about twenty years since the (larcia troupe opened in the Park, and we havlTiad attempt after attempt since then, with varying suecfy. NVhf.t may be the mcrit? of the present company we know not; but they ahull hive l?ir trial. Mant of the names sre new t0 us,,and none are known beyond the region of mere provincial theatres in Italy. Whether the weal'.hy and fashionable society of New York have liberality enough to support an opera is questioned by many. It is very certain that unless a large portion of the floating population visit the opera every night, the subscriptions will be insufficient to pay the expenses of the troupe. The subscriptions for the season are only equal to three or four hundred dollars per night, and I the receipts must amount to six or eight hundred dollars, at least, to remunerate the services of those who require to be paid. Let us give them a fair trial. In almost every theatre in Europe, the Italian opera is aided by a ballet, except in Paris; but in that city there is a higher and more cultivated taste for music than in New York.? Can oi>era net alom? in New York without ballet f Let us try. Later kbom La Plate.?We have received by the way of Salem, the Buenos Ayrea Packet to the 12 h of September, and from Montevideo to the 24th. There was no n?ws of any interest. The latest numbers of the Packet were filled with extracts from American papers, upon the war with Mexico. The blockade wan still enforced, but not rigidly. Mr. Trist.?It appears that this gentleman has 1 not yet arrived at New Orleans. Scientific Expedition to tlxe Dead Sea. We stated, a few days since, that a party of naval officers, under the command of Lieut. W. ! F. Lynch, would shortly sail from this port, in i the United States store ship Supply, ta the Mediterranean, (or the purpose of making an explo- , ration and survey ot the Dead Sea. We have ) since received the following interesting commu- j nication relative to the expedition:? 1 To the Edito* of thi Hkbald | In reference to the proposed survey of the Dead 8m, . several of the newspapers bare asked, " cm bono ?" As tbe first publle Intimation was givsn. without my { knowledge, through your columns, I ask permission to avail myself of the same medium to answer, briefly, to the point of abruptness, questions at once so natural and i so reasonable. ?> !. -h 1 ?? .....U -- 1 f\tbUVUgU 1UVDI. tOIUUkSUK WU p'?l Ul J < uu<||? . -v.u name in print, I take this step without an Instant'* hesitation, in justice to the enlightened statesman whose mind In an Instant grasped the importance of the question* at Issue, and foresaw the oredit to be acquired by bis country in their solution. For upwards of four thousand years, the Dead Sea baa laid in its deep and wonderous ohaem, a withering reoordoftbe visitation of God's wrath upon his sinful creatures. Itself onoe a fertile vale, teeming with population and redundant with the products of a fuvored oilmn, it now lies inert and sluggish, a mass ot dark and bitter waters, with no living thing upon its shore, or above, or beneath itssurfaoe Receiving at one extreme, the mighty volume of a swift and unfallicg river, and the numerous torrents that plunge into it through the olefta in its sides, it slowly rises and falls in its own solitary bed, with no visible outlet for Its tributary waters. Its lofty and fretted sides riven by earthquakes;?here blanohed by the rain, there blackened by the tempestrise perpendicularly fifteen hundred feet on one side, and two thousand feet on the other; while from the summit, the awe-struflk speotator beholds iloatitag upon its surfaoe huge masses uf bitumen, thrown up from its mysterious vortex. Mount Lebanon is 6.000 feet above tbe Mediterranean, and 10 300 above the Dead Sea, wnich is little more than one hundred miles distant from it. The " Corral" in the Island of .Madeira is wonderfUL, for it Is the bed of a crater nearly level with the ooean; but here is a sea. forty mile* distant from another sea, and upwards of thirteen hundred feet below it. The unhappy Coetigan, the only men who ha* under- i taken to circumnavigate this sea, and who perished in th*a ulfonanf mhIH In nna nlanA flnrl nn K/it.f/tm an/1 It was indicated by incesfant bubbles and an agitated surface. Whether or not this be tha crater of a submerged voloano, forming a subterraneous aqueduct with the ocean, who can tell ? This unfathomable spot, whether or not through an extinot volcano, ii connexion with the depression of surfaoe and tha height of a contiguous mountain, forms tha most extraordinary fault, or Assure, in the known world. One great object of investigation will be to ascertain whether this sea and its shores are of volcanic or nonvoloanio origin, and to refute tha position of infidel philosophers with regard to its formation. The elucidation of this subject is a desideratum to science, and would be mom gratifying to the whole Christian world. It is a mystery whleh has remained Impenetrable since the awful moment when the water* of that wondrous sea first rose above tha smouldering ruins or the vale of Siddim. The configuration of one-half of its euorea, and its Tory extent, are unknown. Its waters, of a petrifying quality, and limpid as a mountain stream, doubtless bold within their bosom, and holding, will reveal those ruins, upon the non-exi>tenoe of which the unbelievtr takes his incredulity. Strabo, Diodorus, Pliny and Josephus. among the ancients?and Maundrell, Pococke, ,\bbe Martins, <;huleau briand, La Martlne, Stephens and Robinson, umong the moderns, all differ aa to the extent, and many of the peculiarities of this sea. Considerable streams are said to empty into it, the very names of which are unknown. Some have heard the gambolings of fish upon its snrfaee, while others deny that any animated thing whatever oan exist within Its dense and bitter waters. Krmts, luscious to the eye, but of nauseous taste, and crumbling In the grasp, are said to be found upon Its snores Many travellers deny the existence of ail vegetation, and Chateaubriand asserts that he found branches of the tamarind tree strewn upon the beaoh I ts southern coast is said to consist of masses of solid salt; while, as far aa the eye can reash from its northern extreme, It beholds only the washed and barren blllaof Judeaon one side, and those of Arabia I'etrea on the other. All is vague, uncertain and mysterious. Are the questions answered ? Or, shall a small pecuniary consideration withhold a country suoh as this, towns of their former owners. There had been much sickness aniong the mi?slonari<?s at the near stations, but no recent death*. All the lick were recovering (lowly. The brig Brighton, Capt. James A. Uilmer, of Philadelphia, landed a cargo of merchandise at New Cess Subsequently she came up here on her way to the United States, via the Brazils She came here to take In ballnst, and the captain being 111, was brought on shore She remained here some two or three weeks, when she sailed for New Cess, took in about five hundred slave*, and left the coast. While this vessel lay In our waters, she was boarded by the United States brig Dolphin, and every thing appeared so fair aa to remove all suspicion from the mind of Captain Tope ?Liberia Herald. A few daya ago a brig sncoeeded In taking off about MX) slaves from the Ualleuas. Th? human cargo was hardly stored when H. B. M. sloop Favorite espied her and gave ahase The brig, acting upon the poetic maxim : " 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view." orowded sail, and, it la said, was fairly distancing the Kavorlte, when another of iier Majesty's vn??eln,.the Mariner, hove in sight. The two locked her in the land The oaptaln, determined not to be taken, ran the brig ashore, a little above Uailenaa. The ulaves left, but only to ha rscaptured and sold again.?Herald. City Intellllgeiicr. Tmk Wiathks.?We had a heavy rain storm, oom menoing yesterday morning about 3 o'clock, AM. It lasted up to about i o'clock. P.M. The streets were, as usual on sunb oceasiona. filled with mud and filth ? The " little street sweepers" made a good day's work In sweeping the oross-walks. and many of them swept into their pockets a few pinnies unexpectedly. Towards evening the weather cleared off, and a oold piercing wind sprung up, blowing due north We h? 1 a very sud len transition fi nm mtM anthar nf t.ha nrAvlnilft flu* W* hop* th* corporation will not *iact a p?r oantag* or eorporatiun Ui upon those little boy* nod girls who voluntary sweep the cross walk", (luring the rain storms, and In theabsenoe ofthos* employed by tbeoontraotori They appear to discharge their duties with mucbelfloUncy. Fm?.?Yesterday morning a Or* occurred in the turning (hop, rear of 646 Tnarl street The polio* were promptly on th* spot. The (Ire wan put out -damage trifling. Htrekts lit Fiaii Ward.--The streets, wharves, fcc.. in the Klrat ward, are in a moot disgraceful condition mud, gutter, and all kinds of tilth and gurbage, are to be ***n in nil quarter* an usual. The street* in tbe Kirst ward enjoy an unenviable ^notoriety amoost th* other ward* of th* city Acciokivt to Htkamk* Hikiok 1ii.a<id?Th* Ithode Island, Captain Thayer, on ber way froui Htoniugton to thin city, broke ber piston yesterday morning about two o'oiook ? and was taken in tow by the st?aoi?r Worcester, Captain Williams, of the Norwich line The R. I. wa* left at anchor about twenty-five mle* from the oity, her paaseagers and malls having been transferred to tbe Worcester, which arrived here at a ijuarter past one o'clock, this P. M Mporllng Intelligence. It 1a reported at Buffalo that Armstroug, the Cattaraugus Indian who ?ame in th rd at th* great ran* on Buffalo Trotting Course, took th* $800 purse on the ChinaJo Conrse, last Wednesday ?time /M. min M seo ; < ?naa came In second, and Oildersle*T* last The rare was I **U pojjtested, but th* track wa* quit* heary Tbwtrlcal ud Bfualeal. Pakk Tin *r?t.?last evening Mr. Pitt pmnMhis claims far a benefit at the Park, and we war* pleased to ste a much batter bouse than we have earn at this plaoa of amusement for some time. Tha character! In which Mr. P. appeared wera Shylock, in tha " Merchant of Venice," and Claude Melnotta, In tha " Lady of Lyons," both of which he auatainad handsomely. At the oloaa of tha first pleoa, tha audience called him out, and ha made a very pretty apeeoh on tha oconaion. He la a modest young man, bat with a very large ambition, and we join with him in hoping that ba " may yat play to j good houses at the Park theatre." He certainly baa j made warm friends since he baa been here, and wa doubt not that at a future day be will, if he desires to do so, play j to large audiences at "old Drnry " To-night, ShakHpeare's 1 oom^ly of tha " Merry Wives of Windsor" will be per- ! formed by an excellent cast, seleoted from the Park com- | pany. Mr. Bass plays Sir John Kalstaff, whloh intimation, to those who know the man, aad know also his ' manner of playing the fat knight, is quite enough to induoe them to come out on this ocoaaion Kord will be represented by Mr Dyott- Page, by Mr. Dougherty; while Mrs. Ford and Airs Page, are to be undertaken by Mrs Knight and Mrs. Abbott After the oomedy, will be presented the faroe of " State Secrets," not brought forward for six years until to-night. This all makes up a ojpital bill On Monday evening, Mr. Collins, the greatest Irish actor on the American stage, if not the greatest in the world, and Mr. Plaoldo, too favorably known at this house to require any thing more than an announcement, will appear Two of tha best, pieces of these favorites will ba brought forward, and all who feel IKomiufKfnl ?.a?i ha.A ?kaiali..^l. May they thrive u they deserve. BowtRv Theatke.?As usual, the Bowery theatre was last night filled to overflowing, and the applanie with whiob the performances were received, was as great and as enthusiastic as it has been any night thb scajon. Shakspeare's comedy, " As Yon Like It," the excellent piece ofBambi oiling," and the Yankee comedy of the " Vermont Wool .Dealer," are marked for this evening's performance. The first mentioned pieoe is so cast that It will be displayed to much advantage. Mrs. Shaw will be Rosalind; to personate which in the best manner, she Is fully competent. Mr. Marshall will take Jacques; Mr. Burke, Touchstone; Mr. Clarke, Orlando; Mr Bellamy, Adam, &o. Indeed, all the pieces are well oast, aad will loubtless be performed to the satisfaction of all who will witness them. Netioe Is given by the manager, Mr. Jackson, that the tragedy of Douglas,". which lias not been performed here for a long time past, will t>e produced on Monday evening, and that Mrs. Shaw will take the character ol Lady Randolph. As thiswill M the first time that this talented actress will have appeared in this cbaraoter, we expect that those who appreciate Mrs. Shaw's aetin g,will Hook tq the theatre on the occasion. Chatham Theatre.?Tbtrn ti atiipv InHnflamant Fa? the theatre going publlo to visit the Chatham this tvenlng. In the first place, the amusements will be for the benefit of Mri. MoLean, an actress of great merit, ind very popular beeidea: and secondly, this will be the last appearance of the Model Artists, whose personations and representations have elicited so many encomiums from the press and the publio, during the last two weeks. In addition to these attractions, the nautioal drama of " Tom Cringle," and the amusing interlude of " The Actress of all Work'' will be performed ? rhls is a bill, and this is such an occasien as invariably jrowds this theatre; and we would,therefore, reoommend gentlemen who purpose taking ladies with them, to sejure seats early A beautiful historical spectacle, entitled " Magna Charta," will be produced on Monday svenlng. Ciacui?Bowcav Amphitheatre?Saturday is come tgaln, and with it a jolly bill at this house, to aeoommolate the holiday and other folks who go a pleasuring at the close of the week, when work is all done and money Darned. Mr. Tryon's equestrian performers, and the comicalities of the clowns, will satisfy any reasonable person, we have no doubt, and if they are so exorbitant m to demand more fun, why they oan attend both performances to-day, vis : the one at 2 o'clock, and the other at 7 o'clock The boxing soene in the pantomimo is truly horrlfio. We commend it to the fighting men ol the day Chiiitt's minstabli.?To-night will conolude the seventh week's performance of this delightful band, and as they give as goed a bill as ever, we have no doubt they will have equally as good a house as they have bad all along. They are truly a most energetic set of philosophers That glee of ' Where is tb? spot where we were born on?" is great, as are all of their songs. They also give that rich burlesque of the " Cawbelloglans " Sable Harmokmti ?The bill for this evening is very amusing?a real Saturday , nig tit bill?just the thing for those who wiih to wind up the week with gusto. Briggs' banjo is something like Orpheus' harp, of old, la the way of drawing people after him, though Orpbeui 1? represented to have drawn the stones and trees after him. The Sable Harmonists, however, draw better andlences than ihat. inasmneh as they have a room full of pleaded visit ers to listen to them every night. They are a very ex celleut band. Conckbti or Hkhz and Sivosi?The ooncerta given by these artists, one at Newark and one at Brooklyn, were attended by very numerous audlenoes, including the dilettanti of cash oJty. They were delighted with the style of ibese two talented artists. We understand that Meesra Hers and Sivori are arranging a great conocrt, to take plaee next Monday week. Miss Bbimion gives a grand oonoert next Wednesday evening at the Tabernacle. She will be assisted by Miss Northall, Miss Harriet Dram*on, the Derwort family, Mr. Ernst. the flutist, and a full orchestra. Modei. Artists?To night the Greek Slave, Sappho, Venus rising from the sea, Four Seasons, Sco , are among the groups that will be presented. The whole exhibition U beautiful. The Alleghanlans were at Cleveland on the 12th Inst. Forty-third Anniversary of the New York Historical Society. At half pait 7 o'clock yesterday evening, the members of the society began to assemble In the library and rooms ?f the society In the University, previous to the general rendeivons in the chapel, to hear the annual oration, to be delivered, on this occasion, by Benjamin F Butler, Esq. After the transaction of some preliminary and formal business, the members proceeded in order, to the irom Hueu an DnueruiiDH I admit that it ia not a summer'! excursion, and that Brltiah officers are said to have twice failed in a like attempt Should that clroumstanoe deter us T I venture to say, that within the broad periphery of this land, whioh, cradled between oceana, stretches from the frigid sone to tb? tropics, there ia not one native born or true hearted adopted citizen who will answer in the affirmative We owe something to the scientific and the Christian world, and wblle extending the blessings of civil liberty in the south and weat. may well afford to foater aoienoe and strengthen the bulwarks of Christianity in theeaat. W. F. LYNCH, U. 8. N. We shall look forward to the result of this expedition with no little interest. Africa.?Ah arrival at Salem brings accounts from the West Coast of Africa, down to the end of September. The Luminary and Herald have been received. Slave dealing on the coaat of Liberia waa becoming an unprofitable tnd dangerous business. TheLuminary say a: A large number of captives, who could not be shipped because of the vigilance employed by the crulaera, had nkntid thffmfiAlTefi nitar (tiilliinai. huilt tnvna of thalr chapel of the University, attended by a numerous and highly respectable company of ladles and gentlemen Among the assembled orowd we notioed Senator Diz Oenerul Gaines, with other eminent public characters On urriving In the beautiful chapel of the Universltv which wan filled from top to bottom with oompany, (we have attondcd on former anniversaries, and never Haw a larger assemblage.) the proceedings of the evening were opened by Jno B radish, Esq.. the Vice President of the Sooiety, who, in a neat and brief address. explained the purpose and ebjeot of the present meeting.viz: the celebration of the forty-third anniversary of the society. The ltev. Dr Milnor being oonduoted to the ohair, then open d the meeting, by delivering an Impressive and solemn prayer. Benjamin F. Butler, Esq , was then introduoed to the audience by the Vice President, Jno. Bradish, Ksq. Mr. Butlf.r commenced an oration replete with deep historical interest, and bearing marks of profound and elaborate research, by making a happy and ingeniau* allusion to the new constitution of this State, referring to the remarkable manner in which so important a change in the organic laws of the government had baen made. The orator deduced from these facta the evident and important conclusion that here we see established and proved to the world the ability of the people to sustain a ftte republican government. Mr. Butler then proceeded, acoording to the plan by him stated, to dlscnss and comment upon the history of the State governments ot New York, which he proposed for the subjeot ef his discourse. The whole waa distributed by him Into three heads or divisions, as follows:?1st The united provincial, or original Dutch govern ment. 2nd. The English government 3d The oon stitutional government established after the great American revolution and independence. Under the tlrst head the orator entered into a pleasing account and description of the patroon system, and threw much light upon this dark nut interesting period of New Vork history Under the second head the progress of liberty and liberal sentiments, in spite of tbe oppressive and unjust character ot the English govern I Law InteUtpnM. SvratMc Court-Not. 11?General Twi-fiiwit, Justices Hurl but, MeCoun Mid Mmob?After ths argument of No 10 Tti concluded, ths ease ot the People vs Theodora Cawlaa ?u cslled on. which is a demurrer to an indlotment found by the grand jury of Westchester coun y axiinst the defenditnt tor perjury, aliased to be committed by him, In en affidavit made in a cause depending in the Court of Common Pleas of ttaie city. The cam ?ai argued by Mr Bourman for the defendant, and I by the DinrictfAttorney, of We?tche?ter county, and Mr. Cutler for the people. svrarioh Covst?In Chambers, Nor. 19-Before Chief Justice Oakley.-Haieai C?rput Cat*.?Mr. Joachims on moved for the diicharge of Thomas Morrit. who, it appeared, was detained on a commitment a* a witness in a criminal case His honor held the commitment to be old on its face, it not baring set forth all the facts required by tbe statute to authorise the det?ntion of the prisoner. Discharge ordt-red. Mahihk Counr?Nov 19?Before Judge Waterman. ? Daniel AftAun vi. Samuel t'ric*?This wsa an action I trespass, "ijuare clautum/regit," brought by Mehnn, the tenant, against Price, the landlord, tor breaking down the door and a part of a room occupied by Mehan. It was contended on the part of the plaintiff that the room in question,! with several others, was rented by tbe plaintiff of the wife of the defendant's; and although it was never taken possession of until the day of trespass, still the possession was sufficient to maintain the action Ths defendant endeavored to show that the room was never rented by the defendant to the plaintiff, and if it sver was, it wss not for ths purpose to which the defendant had appropriated It. The Judge charged the jury, who retired, and after an hour's ubeenoe. rendered a vsrdiot for the plaintiff. H. 11. Byrne, for plaintiff; Mr. Bronson, for defendant. Cot?rt or ArrsAL*?Nov. 19 ?The court met at tan o'clock No 11, commenced yesterday, wm oonoluded, and a reserved cause taken up, and in part argued bj Mr. Lord, when the court adjourned. Common Plaai?Not. 19.?Before Jndge llshoeffer.? C/rnin and Lackwood vi. Michael Itaactun ?This was an action to recover $2,060. inoludlng interest, being the lots on 200 shares of the Norwich and Worcester railroad stock. The plaintiffs alleged, that on the 24th of November, 1846, the defendant gave them a verbal order to purchas* 200 shares of the above mentioned stock, at 67H to 6H, but not to exceed this limit. The same day the defendant went to Boston, and on the 2ith. the Btock was purchased. The plaintiffs alleged that they notified the defendant by letter to Boston, that they had Eurohaied That after his return, they again notified im, and that he sent them word to bold on to it. In a few days after, the steamboat Atlantio, wbloh belonged to the Norwich and Worcester Railroad Company, was wreoked, and in oonsequenoe the stook w/nt down in the market, and Anally the defendant refused to take or have anything to do with it. On the 8th of December, tha plaintiffs again served a written notioe on defendant, to aoaept and pay for the stock, or else they would sell for his account, for what it would bring The defendant not having replied to the notioe, the stook was accordingly sold at a loss of about $1,000, for whioh sum and the interest the suit is brought. There are three defences setup. First?That defendant did not employ plaintiff* as brokers or agents; that it was a private bargain between them; and as the plaintiffs bad not the stook at the time of the bargain, they are preoluded by the statute from recovering the amount. Second?The statute of frauds, whioh declares that all contracts where the consideration is (60, and upwards, must be in writing, and that the contract in thisoase, not being in writing, it is contrary to the statute, and of course null andvoid. Third?Assuming the plaintiffs to be the agents of the defendant, they exceeded the limits of their authority, defendant having restricted them to 67X per share, and they having purchased some of th? shares as high us 68. The Ji'rut,in charging the jury said that it seemed these parties had dealings with each other prior to November, 1846; that on the 24th of that month there was an open contraot between them; that plaintiffs were to purchase stock for defendant ; that on the 26th the plaintiff* did purchase 200 shares of the Norwioh and Worcester Kail road stook, and made advances to the amount of $11,600 thereon; that after having laid out of their money until the 8th of December, they caused it to be sold by Mr. Bleecker, and after deducting the oharges for commissions, Interest and other expenses, there *m a balance of $1850 left, for whlob this suit Is brought The plaintiff* now Insist that you, gentlemen, are to render a verdlot in their toor for that amount. The first suggestion made on the part of the defenoe is this, that in point of faot, this transaction was not a brokerage oonoern; and to sustain this proposition the statute has oeen read to you now. It is true, where a party bargains to sell stock, to another, if the seller has not the stock on hand at the time, the law will not sustain the bargain; and it you can bring your minds to the conclusion that this was not a brokerage oonoern, but a mere private transaction between the parties; that they only agreed to sell it to tbe defendant, why then there is no proof that they bad it on band, for it appears they bought it next morning; then all bargain of that kind is void under the statute-, and you need not go further; tbe defendant would beantitled to your verdiot; but If you come to the oonolusion that the plaintiffs were employed by the defendant as bis agents, to purchase tbe stock, then your verdict should be for the plaintiffs. Aa to the statute of frauds, whioh is also set up as a defenoe, that statute declares that all contracts, where the consideration is $50 and over, must be in writing. I am bound to tell you, that where a plaintiff brings his notion, It is his duty to make out his case by legal evidenoe; and if he do not, he must fail Tbe plaintiffs say that, as brokers, they advanced their money for this stock on defeudant's nccount; and the question for you to determine, In this case, is, whether they did or not. You have beard tbe witness, who testiued bere before you, that delendant read to plaintiffs from a book, a memorandum, mad* by himself; showing that he directed tbem to purchase 200 shares of stooa lor him. If the defendant gave this direction to tbe plaintiff, there can be no doubt, If you are satisfied of that faot, that they acted in the transaction aa his brokers, they would be entitled to your Terdiot But tr you are satisfied on the first point. the defendant should hate your verdict. The next point in, did they, ihe plaintiffs, conform to the directions if the defendant? I'be law requires that tb<?y should strietly conform, and keep within the limits of their instructions. If the plaintiffs were instructed not to go beyond 67X,and they went to 58, the stook is their own, and they must keep it In this branoh of the dtfenoe, the great point before you is whether the evidence limited them to 61%, or bad they a discretion to go to 68? If we were to speculate on this matter, we might readily oome to the conclusion that one party might understand the instructions to be and the other to be 68. We know that in loo*?conversations, where parties are conversing about Oitures so closely connected as s7X and Sb, they might misunderstand each other, and that is the most charitable conclusion to put on it; but it is only from the evidence you must decide whether they oomplied with the instructions. If they did not, they m*ct bear the loss. Sealed verdiot to-morrow (this morning) For plaintiffs, Wigbtman 8t Clarke; i-r defendant, Mr. J. M. Smith. Covbt or Gkneial Sessions, Nor. 19 ?Before Recorder Soott, and Aldermen Smith and Ylesserole. ? Plen of Ouilty?William McWIlliams indicted for a grand lar oeny, in having been concerted with James MoWilliaois, in stealing $84 in gold coin and a silver watch from James Dtiscoll. on being arraigned, at the opening of the oourt this morning, withdrew his former plea ot not guilty, and entered u plea of guilty; whereupon the court sentenced him to be Imprisoned in the State prison for the term of two year* and five months. 'lYial for Grand Larceny ?Francis Smith was then placed at the bar for trial, on an indictment for grand larceny, in having stolen a quantify of iron, worth >3a, belonging to Messrs Sherman k Morris. The ?vid?nce adduced on the part of the proseoutlon not sustaining the charge in ihe lndlotment, the Jury acquitted the a?cused. Jirrttltd on a Bench Warrant ? Joseph O'Connor was arrested to-day, and brought into eourt by offloer Bloom, on a bench warrant Issued by the Court of Sessions, charging him with hating obtain* d $16 from Edward S. Lyons, for a watoh, whioh he falsely represented to be gold The accused was held to ball in the sum of $36. to answer at the next term of the court. Trial tor Kobbeiy in the Firit Degree?George Webster, Thomas White and William Wallaoe, were then called to trial on an Indictment for robbery In the first dairree. In harintr. on the nisht of the 9th of November last, knocked down John Nelson, and robbed blm of $41 in gold and silver coin. JoH.t N*Lion, on being examined, deposed aa follow!: I am a native of Finland, and a Bailor; on the night in question, 1 was in company witb White and two other men; while walking together, White put hla hand Into ne of my pooketa; I asked him what tie waa about, when he replied tbat be waa a goad friend of mine; I then > ttempted to run away, when White knooked me down and tore out my pocket containing the money. Officer Lampoon examined?I arretted White, at No 111 Koosevtit street, on the night the robbery waa oommi ted. and fouud tne pocket, containing a portion ot the atolen money, in hi* poss-ssion Officer Wit> examined? Wnile on duty on the night of the Htb inatant, 1 waa requested to keep an eye upon some men, who were suspected of an intention to rob a tailor ; I aooordtngly went to a bar room in Roosevelt street, v. here I found the prisoners now on trial in com pany wt u Nelson ; I drove them away, but in tbe course of an he a* afterwards 1 waa informed that a sailor had been knooked down and robbed ; I then went in search of the prisoners, and arrested Wallace and Webster in a bouae at the corner of Oliver and Water streets ; White waa shortly afterwarda arrested by officer Langdon For the defence, JoscrH Smith deposed tbat on the night of the Oth lust., Wallace aud Webster were asleep in hla house by 9 o'clock in the evening The caae waa then submitted to the jury, who acquit' ted Waliaoe and Webster aud foaud White guilty ** oharged. and the Court sentenced him to to years and A mouths imprisonment in the State prison. Thepe'it jury ware then discharged for tbe terui, aud the Court adjourned until tc-morrow morniug. Police Intelligence. Jtrrnt of JuvtviU Tkirvei Officers Edwards and Van Riper, ot tbe 17th ward, arrested yesterday thre* > boys, called John Henny, James Brogan and Na'hauiel I umhwrF nn > nhnrj. , l'.l?li.? . Intnf !. ,! i At ??0, from the ohw buildings situated oa the earner of I lit avenue and 9th street, belonging to >Vir Edwin S Weed. Justloe Timpaon looked them up for i further hearing Burflary.?The Public School situated in the Itt i Avenue, between 9th and IOth street*, wan burglarious!; entered last night, and eighty books, together with a lot of pens and pen hoi ders stolen This robbery is evident > lydoneiy omeboys. No arrest. ' ~1rr<it of Billy B trio.?Officers Vand*rsee and Heroy. el the third ward, arrested yesterday a notorious old thief oalled Billy Barlo, whom the officers found seoreti-d in a dwelling house In Dey street, evidently with intent to steal, from the fact ot three trunks baring been broken, all ready for plunder. Justloe Drinker looked him i up for trial i Ptiit Lireeny?Officers Owens and MoManus, of ths flth ward, arrested, yesterday, Mary Jane Wilson, on a i charge of stealing $4 from James Dally while in a -crib on the |fl?e Points. Justloe Drinker locked her up lor trial ) CA?rti of Grand l.artmy ?A man by the name ol i Joseph OTTOcker was arrested yeaterday hy officer Van Court, of the 3d ward on a charge of commlting a, grand larceny in Troy He was detained at the sUtlou house. In order, If possible, to arrest his aooomplloe. 1 A mall Is to leavsTorasn Bay fhr Copper Harbor, en l.ak? Superior, on the first day of stsry month until th? i 1st of May neit K wlU left** Copper Harbor on its is. > turn on lAt isthof waft awnfc. " " II " * Horribm SrFmwo on Ship Board ?W? gave on Thursday a brief account of the nuffeplog* of tho orow of tha schooner Carolltja. Cspta'n Smith, one of the nurrlTorf. hu also* arrived at Boaton, and baa furnished tha TravtUtr with the following hcrrlbla ta'e Captain Smith statea that ho left Tybee l.liht. mouth ot the Sivanikh River, Oct -J4'h Ou the Jtith, took a heavy gale of wind from N K and sprung aleak. in lat. 32 43, long 77. Laid to all that day At 7 P M. was thrown on bar beam and*, but on cutting away the weather lanyards, aha righted On the 31?t. *poke bark Isaac Mead, Brown, from Savannah tor New Vork; the bark laid by ua from 7 A. M. to 4 P. M . but a tremendous sen prevented ihem from rendering ua any assistance Our provisions and water were all stored in the trunk cabin on deck, save ?ae barrel of water in tha run. By the disaster, both provisions and water were carried overhead, save that below, which It was impossible to get at. Thu* wo were without food or drink. Our only shelter was one berth, whioh letuainedof the oabln on deok. the hold being full of water. Tbree days after, Henry Hughe*, one ot the orew. went on deok and was never seen afterwards; he was probably washed overboard. On the 3rd lnatant we oaught water enough from rain to last twenty-lour hours. Krom that time to th<< 10th were totally without water or food, and b-gan to (eel m If death was very near us. The gale had lasted 8 days. We had robbing to Mt for ten, or to drink for six days. We then began to di?cuss the question of drawiDg lota to see who should suffer death to save the lives of the oth* rs It was agreed that we should use sticks We drew, and It fell to the let of an Irishman, named Charles'Brown, who bud a. 0 marked on bin arm. Hp was a Iniyo, a'nletio man, weighing about 176 or ISO, bad ahipped at SaT?nnnh, and wan unknown to thereat of tbn cr?w Ha alone wai armed with a fhealhe knife, which ho drew, and derlared be would plunge into lb* heartot the first one who apprca:hed t > oarry out the fatal chance. Upon this the captain retired to the cabin, myiug ha would have nothing more to do with the affair, tbinklnx that they ware all near their end At this moment a boy named Hughie Rose, of Bangor, Wulea, aged 19, spoke up and said that the youngcat fchould die flrnt; this free will offering wan about to b* accepted by Brown, as the captain with the boy went into the cabin. Captain Smith states tbat aa ho threw himself upon the berth his eye waa attracted to a handle Kicking up near, which he tbougbt bvlonged to an adze. He told the boy to fetch It, and it proved to be an adze. Thinking that something wrong was about to bu enacted on deck, he followed the boy when he returned, and saw the boy seized round tbe waiat by the now deaperate Brown, with tbe intention of making him the victim. At this moment the oaptain states that he feit gifted with extraordinary strength, stepped forward and drove the adze twice into the head of Brown, and he felt dead upon deck it is supposed by Captain Smith, from the fact that * S. D. waa marked upon tbe arm of Brown, that he shipped under a feigned name. He was about thirty-Are * years old. After he was dead, the oaptain bled and dressed him. His flesh was partly out Into thin strips and laid upon the deck to dry. But the orew did not hunger for fool, water being their chief derire His blood waa uaed for drink until the morning that they were taken off, wben about a pint remained, whioh bad turned black'. On the morning of the IStb, early, three vetaels hove in eight, one of which, tbe brig Tamptoo, Capt. Brown bound from New Haven to the West Indies, took off tb? three survivors, viz: Wm Smith, of Blddeford. Maine (he captain; Horace Smith, of do . the matf; and Hughio Hose, of Bangor, the boy preserved from death by the action ef the oaptain. The two former were transferred to tbe British schooner Splendid, and arrived at Phlla.. 1.1,. .. ?t.. t ...t <_ Ik. .. > ? I r. 1 u The boy was retained on board the Tauiploo. the captain promising to take care of bim. Captain Smith slates that if Brown bad submitted <tuietly to bis late, tliey would not, have bad the heart to have killed bim; but be did not think it ri jbt that the boy, after running one ohance for his life, should, after all, beoome the vloti ; and he appears to think tbat he was suddenly gifted with strength to save him. An idea may be formed of the nearness of death to this unfortunate crew from the fact that the captain's feet and nails both turned black, and bis nails have not as yet obtained their natural color. The blood of Brown probably saved their lives, as tbey subsisted on it two whole days. The Caroline is a total loss. She is insured at the Neptune office, in this city, for $6000. Movements in Politics. Messrs. Berrien nnd Dawaon have l?een elected to the United States Senate by the Legislature of Georgia The Legislature of Tennessee have reached toe twenty-fourth b?liot. and no Senator Is yet eleoted. Mr. Christopher H. Williams received 33 votes; Netberland 25; Reese 3; Topp 2; scatterii g 36. The Hon. John Slidell has resigned the mission to Mexioo. Communlcatlon_Ca*e of John D Coad, Jr.John D. Co id, jr , ten yeais ago, whe > nea'ly 15 veai of age. Accidentally fell from a wharf into a boat, and struck upon a eufuh, the fin of which pierced th<- inter side .if lu? r ghikr-.e. He a oo aptiaieutly recovered from tbe injury, i<ut on the fol lowing uay, iruui irukuc >?;? iu ?;uiu nuu nti m iuduiug.experienced gieat difficulty id reaching bn home. The joint became swollen, (tiff, and intensely piiuful; ilia jrritatiou extended over the whole body, ua'i the paio, u.nimmafon, and fever were so severe, as to confine him to beti for five weeks, notwithstauding the most active treatment systeinaiically pursued by judicious and skilful ph> liciirs. Jnsias he began 10 thiuk he waa rec vering fn m ihisa'tack, he wis seixea wi'h excruciating paiu in the hip loint >1 the opposite side. Inft immntioa took place, a large ao-ces. furn ed. tne head of the thigh bone waa dislocated, pushed out of theaockel acd protruded through the (kin, and ultimatejy was rem >ved by an perauon. Mo.>n after this the eloow j.iint piinful, swelled to a large rize and suppurated, discha giugoccasionally mall pieces of bone He waa now complexly disabled, and obliged in be in one position, in consequence of which x large sloughing ulcer, covering the while of tne lower pirt ol his back. re?deriug hits luatiou t-ulr di-*re>3>ng U able to mo v., or to be moved without great dil&cu ty and suffering, he aought adrniaaion to the Pe>n?y van a H< spital He remained five months in this in?titu'i?n, under the care of its humane and >kilful physicians, but w thontauy i.erm<uentrelief. 8oou after he left the hospital, profuse ajd exh mcing hicmorrhage took place from his b'tck ml h>p, and as one or two pints >-f b ood were lost at each time, aud 1 he discharges recurred occasionally for thiee or t ur years, hi life was. duiirnt 1 h- whoU of this period, in imminent danger. For nine years he wta in the m jst dutressing condition Deprived of all imwer of motion, except of theleftarm, he was obliged tu remain in one positiou in bed His ngnt knee, left hii>, and right elbow, were completely an< hylosea. "uliiub* wereshiunken sn that he was said 10 esemhle a skeleton ? 1 liere were large ulcers, ili* h&rfia|[ from a half pint to ? pint very day. np"U hi* knee, hi|> elnow and back, and lie mtfrrea t<> much fiom palpitation of the he^rt ihat hit physicians thought that he had organic disease of th'S o-gan, au'? that lie could not live ten day* He had tried every rhing ihit promised relief. He was for a long time under the care of the most rmi est phi aiciaus of the citv Finding uo relief (root them, he resorteil co H >1110) ipathv to the var ous preparations of narsaparills, Mercury, and Quinine, -nd to every kind of quackery. Hisc-ae wa? abandoned by all. as utterly hopeless, and he expected no re'ea'e from his sufferiog except by death Whi'e he was in this mioerauie c .million Mr. Henry Buydam of New Yi<rk.saw him, and urged him to trv's r<ni< ta. He hmi not tuken i' more man a wem, beioie n- began tn experience itt good effecn. Hia appetite increated hil bloi d improved in quality, his tie h became (Inner, the alecs coat rac ed in tize, the diai barges diminished rapt ly, b? gmued anenstti ally, and actually beta" to grow lat. He now found that he could change hia position. and ill ail months from the time ne beg-u to u?e the Panacea, he waa able to ait up id hia chair nuring the greater p ut oftue day. About thii time he aaked for hia clothe*. ai.d - hm tl ey were put upon him, he felt an at aagely that he wit actually atham-d to he teen n them He haa now bee. raking the Panacea eighteen montht, and hia cond tion la wonderfully imIiroved The elbdw kuee, aud hip joints are of course a< ehvDied and useless; and his limbs ate aomewhat distorted, hut he is ante 10 walk 10 a considerable distance (oyer iwo mile*) ou cratches; the ulcers are all healed eicept a very sma'l opening upon the knee aud hi"lit aopetitn, gereral I ealth and spirita are very good, aud all his funct oia are properly performed. He IS increasing in weight dally, and f^elt capable of doing, and endeavoring, to obtain aome saleable employ men! for hia tupport. Since the foregoing waa written. Mr Coad. while on a visit to ihe Annual Exhibition of the Hort;caltnral Society, mat with an accident, from hit cratch slipping on the wer floor, canting hia fall, which produced a severe injury, retailing in hit death in afewdaya. He waa attended in nit last illness by Dr. J. M. Wallace, who furnish'd to the Heilth Officer the requiaire certificate, that hit death waa produced by the effect! of a fill. u2U 4i Sat fh Ethiopian Serenadara .Tkli Is (He last day of thit talented band of Mimt elt at the American Muteam, where >hey have bren pi lying with >ignal success he put few days They give their performancei in th? ef euoon at three o'clnck, aud alto ia the evening at hall-pait seven, when, also, other enteitainrarnta take place. Tht clteapMt and beat place In tike city to get your boors, thoes, or gaiters, it at Jone't, 4 Ann street, near the Museum. Vou oau get there at good boots for S4 So a? e?n be purchased elsew here for S7. Quite a saving He alto telli a first rate boot at S3 50, which is u-ually tnld for ti? Double soled water proof boots at St 50. ti CO and St> 00 Jonea has he true ayttern of doing husinest? light expenses and trial profits All goods purchased at 4 Ann street are warranted to give entire t>tiifection. The Hlciaellea Diamond Pointed Gold Pens are beyond dispute superior to any other gold pen now made. ! They are the only pens that are guaranteed tn give perfect tat sfactiou, as wery pen is warranted; end if trie point cornea I off, or it prnvet upon a fair trial, in the least defective, it i ran be returned. The Richelieu pe-.t are S3 only, and are sold exclusively by B. K. Watson It Co, 4S William street. ! and J Y. Ravage, 9! Fulton at Gold pent o' every styleand I quality, and Gold Pen and Pencil Cases, in great variety, at the I lowest prices Gold pent at Sli $1 IS, and SI JO, with silver i pencils. Gold pens repaired. At the tioodywr Rubber Ware home, 100 ; 3n.adway, m >y be'onnrl, not o'i'y the moat ei euaive vavaty ! of Patent (adit Kunber f'bri'ea, tint m parrieular OvrBhoea, I combini g all the recent improvrin'nta in the tn-ouficinre of ihia articie wi'h the ckeapeat market pii'-e. Thoie of our | lri? ilt who have purch<aed their over ahoea at thi? raahliahmant. wil be Ktouia ad ? the improvement in them lud rig I ?r-II afford to throw away their old one< and eel thoae of the j pra>ent a>>le. Portable Slaavlug Caaea, ofmi entirely new . and compact cou?t'uetiou, furuiai.eil wilh irticlea, the aixn of which oo not dttract Irom their naefaluen forming en e'ecai.t md compete appendage to ihe t>tlt'.?nu a'ao pecii.ierily adipted to the w .nu of the traveling puhje. For ?ale at O 8AUM0KRS It bON'H, ITT Broadway vppeaite HowarJ'a Hotel. Pocket ami Fen Knives, Itamora, etc..& bran ifil aaaortment ef the above can be aeen at the auhacriber ' together wi h a large variety of aciaaora. nail Alea an J poliahed a teal eooda. Hatora ground ami aet. Cutlery repaired. o. 8AUNDKKH a 80.\, ITT Broadway. A few door* "hove i ourtlandt atraaL. Par at Fan I Furel?The aubarrlber having jnat rereird a l->*e aaannmri t rf the ab"Tr article, couaiategf muff?. t>rpata, kc ke , of the moat recherche pMtema, a licit* all whoaieabont purchning. intake a peep atthrm < he feela confid-nt t * he canan't a'l Caiet. both a regard* price aud quality. KNOX, It* Kolton afeet, 8un Boil nice. Art ? Artfnl. ? Two worita, aa accepted, atringelv op|Miaite. Ho? different Truth?Truth'til! < onae* I <]oe< t. however to the impudence of a country pedlar, in i| compering hia brick-rad wagon to ihe aettieg ami, or a a n fly couniiaaeur r>f p.iutinjp compiling h a landac.ape to rlie one ; outol ihe window. Mra. Jervia'a Cold ' andy la admi ted re I t>* a m">t excellent rtm< dr f I couth', rolda, h " 'raenea , lie. 0 >ld whole e'e and ictailbr M W. Jerria, 179 Broadwav, r and 100 Kulti U'trcet Rhemnatlam, falna, and HtllWiea* of the I jointa iwelling of the mnacular anbaiancea near til m, and other diatreaain* aymi torn* too well kuow;i to need deictiplioe, may he effectually removed by the uae of Hi. g'a I omaunnil 8ytnp ol Hydriodate of Potnaaa, Hananarilla and V el. low Duck H not It is ranommeadffd in full confidence hm being* n*#di but ? rrial to convince iht mo*?. 1 * rredrtl'tiiof ifi lurprUiutf nrop*u??? Pr>Mie<l .??4 fur nil 1 I by c. UrutgUt end l'he?m, 1M Jtroadwaf. eOfuM ' Jekc mwi moot. >u happily traced out. I'nder the third head Mr Butler mt?rfd Into a de?D and learned an lysis ol the various constitutions under wbloh the State of New York haa successively flourished since the period ol the revolution, concluding with an' elaborate and interesting analysis of the present new oonatitutlon comparing it with the farmer, and those of the Muter States. Mr. Butlershowed that there is no oharter in the world wbloh equals It In the freedom of Its principles. It is now i he stanJard ol olvll dutv, and the measure of our political liberty. All tbat Is valuable Id former constitutions baa been preaerved, while much more has been added. By Its provlslens the immediate ?gency of the peophi In the government haa been mucb enlarged. It is particularly dl'tinguished by a watchful oare and jealousy of the legislature; but its most important provisions are those which relate to the f nd? itnd property of the A tat a To seeure these more effec tu?lly was toe great obj-at ot calling the convention There are two great principles on whioh it ia baaed . first, tbat sovereignty resides in the people; second that delegated power ought to be restrained These twe principles are fully and faithfully carried out in our new constitution; the largest, freest, and most liberal of any that has been drawn up since man was united In alvll government. Mr Butler baving conoluded a powerful able, and profound address, which we regret our llmiti | only DDIDie US w iuui uneuj, vu iuvkivu ui mr ' Benedict the thanks of the society were voted to bin I unanimously. and a copy was requested tor publication A benediction was tbna pronoanoed by the venera; hie chairman, upon which tha meeting adjourned tc ' partake of refreshment* in the elegant saloon of th? j society. Mall Failure#. [From tha Norfolk Herald, of the 17th J The Pott Matter General having decided that Norfolk li not worth the expense* <>f a daily Southern mail. (In addition to that of a daily Northern one.' although then is a daily communication by steamboats on James river, we are often indebted to the Baltimore paper* fur newi from Mexico twenty-four hour* in advance of the Mm* at which it ihould reach a* by the direct route Hence, items of intelligence which we ought tc httv# received on Monday, came to hand in tha Baltimore Patriot, only on yesterday. [Front tha Mobile Herald and Tribune J The eastern paper mail, yesterday, failed from beyond lUltimore. We got paper* thence ** lute as due, and frsm V?w York those which were due en Wednesday, 'i h* letter of our N#w York correspondent tailed to ' reauh ui iMl rvsnlng ? PMUdtipMu Jn^vinr, 19th,

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