Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 18, 1847, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 18, 1847 Page 1
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TH] | Wliolc No.. 4065. PAKK THEATRF.?Saturdav Evening, December It, will b* performed, A KIS4 IN THE DARK?Mr. Pfttibuat, W B Chapman: Frank Fathom. 8 Pearson; Lady. Mr* Burrows. After which BORN TO GOOD LUCK? I'.udeeii O'llafferty. Mix Heron, iu which chiracter she will sing "The Widow Macree." mid o'her aoniii. To which will be added, the KPOILED CHILD?Little Pickle, Miu Heron: Maria, \li?a Fannv Heron. To conclude with the farce of the WATKRM AN?Tom Tub, MisiHeroa; Mra Bundle, Mrs Vernon; Wiliielmina, Miss Fanny Heron. Boies SI; Tit Sn ceiita; UalU/y 25 centi. Doors open at 6^ o'clock; commence at 7 BOW fTTTrTrtc-AlnlS..?A.W aC'iaon Ma/in#er ;.hta?e Mb. Srvrrns-BENEFIT OF M189 JULIA TO Rv BULL?XaHrdav F.veuinir. Dec 11. will he performed tlii comedy of OLE BULL? Ebentier Calf. Mr O Bnrke; Mary. Mra. Sutherland Alter which, the NAIAD QUKKN? Bnptist" Mr. Illlike; Amph.beo, Mr. 8t vena: Naiad Qiern, MinaJ T"rubull. AUo.the balletof NATH ^'E?Nathalie, Mins Turubull; Duke Arn?ud. Mr. O W Smiih; AKred Mr. Bnrke To wh>ch will be added BLACK EYED aim a %.t itr n ? u 11.11. q...... m? pi. il?n? t,? DUO'\l,i ??? miBin, j. n nan. omwu. ?? conclude with the ?'rand Polka Nationale, by Mi?a Turslu'l and Mr U. Smith. Doora open at SX o'clock, and tha carina w>" ?.* ? limf Pit and t>?Hery. ISKt'ewta HATH AM THKATKK?Uadartha or Mr FLETCfl tCH ?Stn?e Manager, Mr. Hield.?On Saturdar Krening. Dec. 18. will be preaeuted, tha play of the MILLER'S MAI"?Th? Miller. Mr C Taylor: Gilea. Hield; l)imr M a Wr?v; Phebe McLean. To be followed by'he MODEL ARTHTES. To conclude with the dram* of the SEAMAN'S LOG?Sir Mnlenlm Mr Varry; Captain Oakum. Stafford; Frederick. W Hield: Madne, Mi?? Herriuit; Jenny. Franklin. Doori open at 6X; performance to commence at 7 o'clock. Boxea 25 eta?Pit. 12K CU ITCHELL'S OLYMPIC THEATHE?On 8>turdar Evening. Dec '8. the performancea will commence with T\Vl vo A TARTAR?Maanurki, Mr. Holland; Mai-nrk?. Miaa Ma y Taylor; Queen ''audi*. Mi?? Robert". After wh'rli for the 6th Mne, 1/PfER HOW H0U8E IV DISASTER PL ACE?A la Mode, Mr. rhanfrsu; Jemie Twitch er. Ka<i . Mr. Cono??r; Lure?t'i?K Miaa M?rv Tav'or; Satin. Mi?? Phillip? After which the f?'ce of SKETCHES IN IN DI A?1Tom Tape, Mr. Holland: Sally Se?cia. Mi?a Mary Taylor. To conclude with SF.EINO HOLLAND?John Downey. Mr. Holland; Ruaan. Miaa Robe-ta Doora open at half paat 6, and the curtain will riaa at 7. Dreaa Circle, SO eta; TJpii?r B"iea 2'.c: Pit. 12^c __ AS TOR PL Ai;E~OPERA?Monday, December! ?nth. will be preaented Donizetti'a Opera, in three aet<. of LUf!| A Dl LAMERMOOR?Lord Henry Aaliton,'B'r Ferdiuando O Beueveolano; Lucyol Lamermoor. Siit'ra Ter?aa Tmffi; Sir Eil/arof Ka*enawood S'r Benedefi; Lord Arthur Bncklaw, 8'r Felix Uenoveai; Raymond. S'r Seftimio Ro?i; Alice, 81?'r* Anijiolo Mora; isorui'n, S'r Kelliptwi Albertaizi.? Maeatro Dirtttore. Signor Batilli. Leader of the Orchestra. Sic nor flupetti. Boxta. Parquet, and Balcony, SI; Amphi. I thut'e, 5fl ceuta Box Office open daily, frnm ln'f P^at 8 t0 12 o'clock, ai.d at No 2 Wall atreet baaeme-it from 1 to Dooraopen at 7 o'clock. To commence at half paat 7 3. B A iCTUM'8 AMERICAN Ml/8EU:vi?P r Proprietor; F Hitchcock, Mana-ter?SPLENDID PERFORMANCES EVERY AFTERNOON at So'cluck.and Every :< veniug at "7X o'clock. F.ngiued, for a few days, CAMPBELL'S ETHIOPIAN SERENADERS AND OP ERA COMPANY, wk . will appear in a GRAND ETHIO. PUN BURLESQUE OPERA, and also in their Popular Minstrelty. at each performance. AI'O a engaged the GREAT WEBTERNjVlba BERNARD, Mist JULIEN, MODELS OK SHAKSPEARE'S HOUSE, and other biftldiugt conned ?d with hit history; LIVING ORANG OUTANG, lie ? Admittance to the whole, 26 cents; chil lien under ten ye;rs of age and old enough to walk alone, 12X cents. Reserved Iront scats, one shilling each extra. dfS re MKCHAMCH' HALL, ri IJroaawsy, Between Hrans nod Broom* streets. Crowded to overflowing with the BEAUTY ano FASHION of New York. OPEN EVER* N 1GHT. UNABATED SUCCESS Eleventh Week of the Original 0HRI8T Y'f MIN8TREL0 The Oldest EtCtMiihed B.ald in the United States E. P. CHRISTY. E. PEIRCE, G. N. CHRISTY C. ABBOTT, J. RAYNOR. T. VAUGHN, whose original and inimitable concerts are nightly Honored with crowded and highly respectable audiencet, and umversallv admitted to excel every amuseDient ol a similar character offered in this city. Admission 25 cents. Children under II rears, half price. Doors open at 7; concert will commence at o'clock. d!2 7t*rc rjpABEKtNACLiA.? vliss Josephine ttrnmtinlretiicctfuily X informs her friends and the public, thit she will (ire a cracd vocal and lustrumeuul Concert at tbe Tabernacle, BnadwHy, on Tuesday evening, December 21st, 1H7, on which occasion slie will be assisted bv Madame Otto, Miss H Bnmion. (her 'sister,) Mr. Ernst, Mr. Timm, and the Derwort Family, iheiraecond appearance; Miss Mary Ann Der wort, *ged 12, violin; Mist Elist Dcrwort, aged It, violin; Miss Caroline Derwort. aged 8 singer; Matter William Derwort, aged S, violoncello. Programme?Part I ? 1, Overture, (La Nozze di Figaro.) arranged at a Qiatuor. and executed bv the Derwor; Family, Mosut; 2, Fantasia, (Preaux Clercs,) pianoforte Mint Josephine Bramsou, Heiz; 3, Recitative and Aria. (Ktradella) Mad Otto; 4, Elegie, Flute, Mr. Philip fl 11st; 5. Duett piano, (La Violette de Carafe) executed bv Misses Hariiet and Josephine Bramsou, Her*; C, Little Maid's Song, Caxoliue Derwort, accompanied bv her brother and sisters, Fcnton. Part 11?7^ Duett, Two Grand Pianos, (O dolee cmirento) Mr.-H. C. Timm and Miss Josephine Bramtos, Herz; 8. Barcarole, (Vogao diva) Mad. Otto, Campaua; 9, Rondo (Thieesitte son one piano) Derwort Family. Czerny; 10. Variations, brilliant, (German air) Flute, Ernst; U. Grand Fantasia, (Prayer in "Mote in Kgitto,") Piano. Mi?s Joseph Bramsou, Thalherg; 12, Potpourri for ihtee violins and violoncello, Derwort Famiy. Tickets, 40 cents: to be had at 79 Fourth street, at the principal Music s'ores, and at the door nil lliK fv?nina> nf rk? r.An?n*< m* mis concert to commence at 8 o'clock. Mm loiephine Bramioo give* Leoous on the Pianofortl. Mis* B. would call attention to the fdlowiug fiom Alderman Eng* New Vork, December 9, 1816 ?Miss Josephine Brnmiou haffeeen, fjr some time, teacher or rnuiic in mr family, on the piano; and I am authorized by my two daughter* (both ot competent venr* to judge,) to sav, that among the teacher* they hare had, (all of theui in good standing aa professors) ahe is moat competent to teach They te'l me also, that one quarter of her touching Ilia been worth to them three of aome others. Her modesty and musical talrut, in mvpoor judgment, with the fact of her P'eeocity or **ill. give her a rank tba'. older member* of >he jirofeiuon might envy, recommends her to those wlio would Have tt<eir daughter* proficient* ou the piano. P. W. EN OS. N?w Y<'rk, September. 1B*7. d II it re Mu lvnn^V's mubigal illub^kations or all aKSPKARE, at the Society Library Lecture Room 141 Broadway.? Tuesday evening, Dec, II, 'Tne Tempest." The following vocalists will appear: Mr*. Ed. Loder, Mia* De l.uee, M>*. L jA. Jones. Mrs. John McFaren, Mr. 8 L. Leach, Mr. J. A Johnson, Mr. Great.?rex. and Mr. Anhnraon, hta second appearance in New Tork. Conductor* Mr. Geo. Loder Ticket*, 48 cents. To commen** at I o'eloek. dt? 4t?r BMOAUWAT ODEON?Entrance through Platen's Saloon?brder tha management of Mi. K. O. Orkklv.? Saturday 1 teniuic. December it, lt47, will be presented a variety of eutertaiuiuK performance*, among which. Mi** C? Blauclnrd will play several favorite air* on the Maav a&l Gi.its**; Mu* Robert* will sing a favorite long ; Mis* Adele wd Miss Lameein two dancea, and tha Grecian Exercises ny Mis* B line hard. After the above a aerie* of TABLEAUX VIVANTM, including, among other groupings, "Cupid and Venus," " The Amazonian Triumph," ' V en us comiug out of the Bath," aid a Grand National Tableau in Honor of the United State* dig KAIND HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENTS AT THE LAFAYETTE BAZAAR'S THE AT RE and Mechanical Museum, rorn-r of l iberty street and Broadway, will be opened on Wednesday afternoon, the 13th inst., and be continned ere y afternoon and evening The proprietor haa engaged fnr the holiday*, Gilbert'* celebrated band of 8\BLE filtOTHKHH coiisistirg of'M*a*r*. H Wheeler, J. Melville, 8 L. Parker, W. Meeker, J. II. Cieaveland,aud j,0. K.vana who will ap|>ear every afternoon and dvening in their fashionable end inimitable Ethiopian performance of Overture*,Glee*. *ung*, refrain*. 8tc In xddition to the above will be ptesenteaa msgnifieeut Dioramic View ofthe Bombardment of VeiaCruzana the r.a*tle of Han lu in d'lflloa.by the combined naval and military forces of the United States. under Uommodnre Perry mid Major General Hcoit Also, a great variety of the most wonderful AalumUa and Mechanical Curiosities ev?r exhibited in the United Kturs. Admittance to the Bazaar, free?to the Theatre Mid Mechanical Muitnra, 25 cen a; children, half-price. Performa <rr to ciimmrnrt at 3 o'clock ind 7 P M. dM 5t*rc BAvy*'l?'?l MAMMOTH PANORAIV)A IH MISSISSIPPI RI VfcR, painted on three miles of eanvast! exhibiting a view of country 1JOO miles ;in length, extending from the month of tlia Missouri River to the city of New Orleans, and i curbing over tea degree a o( latitude, be'-nff the largest painting in the world, at the new Panorama Building i? B-oadway, adjoining Niblo's Oa'den. Open every evening, (Sunday ertei-ted ) A dinission 51 it nU; children half price The Punonma will eommenc* moving at7o'elo k precisely A ftrru"ou exhibitions on Wednesdays and Ratnidsys. at 3 o'c'ock Sentarecured from 10 A. M ,till IS M. dlJ IJt'rc hkTjrkek SLAVE, corner of Broadway and Leonard I street ?This statue, by Powers, will remain in New York sh irt time longer. All season tickets isened since the 16th October will be available until the close of the exhibition.Single adm sii"D 25 cents; season tickets 60 cents. Hours of exhibition from 0 A. M. until 10 P. M dS 7teodrc WAI.NUT rl r. THEATRE, Philadelphia.?Leasee. Mr. K. A.Marshall. Manager, Ms. J. Wallack. Jr.?MB. COLLINS 'KNTH NIGHT-SATURDAY EVENING. Uec.lt. will be iietformed the drama of eiOHV O'MOHE? Rory O' vlore, Mr. Collins, with the songs of " Crniskeen Lawn." and " i.ow Back Car;" De W?lskein Mr Johnson; Sc:utibi. iBerkett; Kat'ileen. Mi?s Chapm n: Mary O'More, Mrs Pogrti. To conclude with the HAPP* .\1 \N?Paddv Mmrhv Mr Collins, with the song of the " Bold Sol 'ier Buy;" Ram Knsti, Eberle; Fox F?m, aBacket; Koket, Mrs Rogert. H" KUVHTAGK SINGING < LUB, No. ? Bayard street, threeQnofl npnk of the Bowery.?The lubscribers respeciTv'W intoim their friends and the public, that thev have lately . efirted the above hmse in a splendid style, and intend to giv^ entertainments in the usual style of the old-fashioned free and Kasy. every Tuesday and Saturday evening; commencing on Haiurday, Dec. It, 1*47 The stuffing room un ler tne maniiKemeat ol Jonn Himonson, the eld favarit* vocalist. fl.UOV 'LD. M. HEORDAN. N B.-The best amateur ?ing? s in the city will be present on those evenings Rod is j to letjfor public mrnmn exhibitions. he. d!S7t?rc MUSIC "BOXKB. MKLODKON8. AND ACCORUKONS?The ?uhscriber. manufacturer and importer of Musical instruments, bavf ir sale a !a-ge assortment of Areorileons Mrlodeous, and Mmical Boxet, and all kinds of Mn?icaj instruments. KO WARD BAACK, tl Kulton street, corner ofGo|d?tr##?t_____^_____ dl* lii'n fcJfl.KMjfu ROSE WOOL) PIANO KORI'K i OK U HALE.?An elegant finished suornor toned, 0X octave, Gothic case, pannel and * and Piano Iforte, made to order, b/ one of the first makers in Germany, is offered for sale at a wtrj area, bargain. $?6?, being nehlv worth over $360. The Piano Forte <mi> be warranted to be, for tone, touch, and finish, a ve y superior instrnment, and may be seen at 150 Spring, between Lmreni and Thompson streets. d!4 12t*re Pl^i? FOHlK-t FOR HIKF.-J Y. HKNUKRHON, manufacturer of Piano Fortea, S?9 Brorvdnmy. has co*stantly on li.md an MMttnnt of snperior rosewood and mahogany piano fortrs. kept eipresaly for hir?. AI?o. an ettensi?? and well ielcrte'1 stock of n?w anil impular Music j ?Min and nmtar ke., 449 Broadway, between Hpnng iind P'ince streets. 014 tJt*rre 'PIIK. NfcW KNWI.AND SOCILTV 1? THfc ClTlf 1. OK NEW YOIIK?The annual meeting of thi. soeiettr, for the election of officers and transacting of business, will he held at the Aator Home, in (aid city, on 211 December. 1147. ni l3 o'clock, noon Persons desirous of admission to the soeie;t'. may aotdy to any of the officers or members. The board of officer* will meet ?t the Aator House at II A. M The society will also, at usual celebrate, on that day. the aanieaiaarv nf the landing "f the Pilgrims. An oration will be delivered hy J. Preeectt Hall, Krij., at theTaberaacla.at J P. M., which the pnbl.c are mrited to attend. The society and its guests will diae at the Astor House at 6 P. M.? Moses H (irinnrll, President; Thomas Fesncnden, 1st Vice President; Simeon Or per Jr , 2d do do ; John A. Underwood, Paul Baheock, Jnh i Thomas, Kdmand Coffin. Counseilorf ; Samnel T- Tieil.tl*. B. W H.inner. Joseph Hone, ( I,tries A Rtetson. Geo i nrtis, Charles A. Peabooy. William 8. Wetm ire.l.u'lier B. W yataa, Assutaat C< unsellora ; JoahuaL. Pope-Treasurer ; Juwi'll A Brewer, Hecretery dl3 i\lTlih8'rc* MM flOB!NBO*,?t ,M?re*r si r?eL Fat Fiona b lalTiear lurcher. Rmbroidered Mnsltns and Lacea made to look e<iual to new. Also, Laca and Muslin Window Shadea dm ItT-re INU? OLD TIN HOOKH muletigM lor >? cents pefnot. New roofs of rough plank entered for rente; r.>.?ft of f tctories or large buildings, over 20 r<|nares, for S3 75 per tiqutre, and warranted, (ioodwin's Patei.t Premium Hydro Pneumatic Cement Hhealinng make* a handsome, cheap, I ghl Mini durable -.root. Reference! ana specimens at OOODWIN'rt Chimney Pot Factory, N West Broadway, batwaaa Chambers and Warren sta. aM 3tawHt*re I E NE NEW ' Affairs in Albany. Alumy, Deo. 16, 1847. Adjournment of tin L'giilature. The Legislature adjourned tine die to day at half put three o'clock The hour of 12 was fixed for the floal adjournment; but It became apparent that an extension of the time was necessary, and It aooordingly was extended to two o'olook. About fifty bills, some important, bat nearly all pri ate and looal bills, remain unacted upon. 1 herewith transmit the titles of the seTeral bills which h*T? passed at the extra session. The oloee of this Legislature was like its commencement ; it came in in a tumult, and it went out in a tumult. In the House, at a little before two o'olock, P. M. the following resolution was offered by Mr. Perkins, of the 81. Lawrence : Resolved, That the thanks of this house be tendered to the lion, the speaker, for the able, diguifled, andim puriiu manner la wnica n i nan uisoaarged las duties of his oflloe, during the session of tha House now about to be terminated. Mr Ruthkrford objected to tbe passage ?f the resolution ; he denied that the Speaker had been impartial; be offered the following amendment to the resolution of Air. Perkins : ? Whereas. Certain members of this House have obtained the floor on various ooo 'sions during tbe session, to the exclusion of other members, by some system of legerdemain, inscrutable to the mover of this resolution, and in direot violation of tha promised Impartiality of the Speaker on tls taking tha obair? Therefore, Resolved, That It would be hypooritiual in us, and unjust to other persons who have discharged the duties devolving uoon the obair with impartiality, to vote a resolution of thanks (through mere courtesy) to one who has not discharged the functions of that office in like manner. Mr. Rutherford then proceeded to advocate his resolution at length, though it wanted but two minutes to two o'oiok, (the hour of adjournment.) He continued to speak till two o'olock, with a view of staving off the resolution of thanks. At two o'clock some pertson, by pass log up into the ohamber where the tirmsof tbe Supreme Court are held, succeeded In turning the hands of the clock back a quarter of an hour. Mr. Rutherford, who ocoupied the floor, cried out, " Mr Speaker, 1 see the clock going back ; this Legislature is defunot ; it is now [looking at his watcbj three minutes after two. and I demand the enforcement of the resolution of adjournment ?I saw the clock going back.M (Tremendous laughter ) Several gentlemen desired to know where tbe gentleman saw the clock going to. No notice was taken of the amendment offered by Mr. Rutherford. The previous question was moved upon the resolution of thanks offered by Mr. Perkins; several protesed against the adoption of that resolution, b ut it was was finally carried Resolved, unanimously, That the thanks of this House be presented to I'hiiander B. Prindle, Esq , clerk of the Assembly, for the able and aourteous manner in whloh he has discharged his duties during the present session. i nm resolution was aaopieu oy acclamation, ana never was a resolution of thanks more .worthily bestowed The usual committees were 'appointed, and at 2X o'clock the Legislature adjourned. 1 shall have more to say to-morrow. Albakt, Deoembsr 14,1847. 7/t* Democratic Legiilative Caucus. A oaucus of the demooratio members of the Legislature waa held in M>? Senate Chamber -last evening, at 7 o'olook. As the olook struck seven, Mr. Barlow, of the Senate, (a radical democrat) rose and moved that Mr. Dennision, the ohalraum of a former demooratio oauous, be> appointed chairman of this caucus. Mr. Jones vuggeste 1 that it would be well to wait un til Mr. Beers, of the 8enate (the ohairman of the joint canons committee) should arrive. Mr. Baklow, however, immediately put the question to the oanoni upon his own motion, and declared it oarried. At that moment, Mr. Bebm appeared in the Senate Chamber, and assumed the ohtir; he remarked that the time lor the organisation of the cauous had arrived, and that it would be necessary to appoint a chairman Then there arose a jangle and a dispute among th? radicals and conservatives, all of whom pretend to be democrats, about the election of a ohairman. In this little emeute, all the most aged Senators and the most prominent mHmbers of the lower houso participated. The hostility whiob the sections entertain fur each otkMir, manifested Itself In a more aorld and unpleaslng form tabn ever. Why do these seotions attempt to oembine or to harmonise? Why, when it is plain that they can never not in unison, wiu tney not tbtuiion all nop? 01 reconOlIWilW The oauouo finally agreed that the roll xhould be oalled, and that each member should nominate a chairman viva roct; the result wan that Mr. Boers received <13 vote*, and Mr. Denniston 38 votes. Mr. Beers was therefore declared to be fleeted chairman. Mr Talcott laid ha supposed that thli caucus was oalled for the purpose of hearing the report of the committee who were appointed to prepare an address and resolutions to the democratic electors of the State; he moved that the oommittee be Instructed to present their address and resolutions. Mr Jokei Intimated that the State convention called at Utlca in February next, to appoint delegates to the national convention at Baltimore, bad been oalled at a period whioh was too early for the convenience of the democracy of the State. He hoped that this Htate convention would be oalled at some later and more convenient day. He moved that the resolution adopted at the last caucus, calling the oonventlon in February next, be now rescinded. A question of precedence was now raised. The conservatives desired to have the motion of Mr. Jones considered by the caucus before the presentation of the address and resolutions: ud the radicals desired to have the address and resolutions first aeted upon Mr. Walsh observed that the caucus having been oalled to hear the report of the oommittee appointed to undoubtedly first in order. A motion that the oommittee be instructed to prsient their report witbont delay, waa then adopted. Mr. Bkkkman, the chairman of the committee, then took hia stand at the clerk's desk, and read the radical address and resolutions. Th? address is of immense length, and I 11 nd that the labor of copying it need not neoessarilv be incurred. It presents a complete review of the political history of this State during the last (jnaitar of a century ; it also fully endorses the principle embodied in the Wllmot proviso ; and In relation to the origin of the war with Mexico it oontalns the following equivocal language A war preoipitated by aa adjoining Tepublie, aft* r a long series of aggressions, and oommenosd by the Invasion < f territory in the occupation of our troops?repelled by us. and pursued In a career ef victories never surpassed in brilliancy or in the heroism of onr soldiery, yet imposing, with each advancing step, serious and Impressive responsibilities." Such is the language used in allusion to the war. It is not neoesMry to advert more fully to the oharacter of this address, which displays marks of distinguished ability- The following are the resolutions whioh were presented by the oommittee immediately after the reading of the address : ? Resolved, That a faithful review of ths flnanolal policy of the democratic party of this State, lor twenty years past, furnishes a triumphant vindication of its wisdom and Its adequacy to subserve the public interest Ilesolved. That the only safe basis of organisation is a trict adherence to the soundest principles of eooaomy, justice and equity, and the selection of honeet agents to oarry out those principles in the administration ef the government. Resolved, That while the achievements of our armies in the present war havs won ths gratitnde of our common country, they have proved the indomitable courage and valor of the American soldier, whether offlsercr private, and shed new lustre on our fame In arms Resolved. That the coolness and intrepidity of our rviuutver suiui^tr, rxuiuuru uu bv uumuj u?bbi? ubiub iu Mexico, have not only vindicated the character of the national militia a* a lore# provided by the coostitiiUon to quail domestic iiuurrrellou and rep?l foreign Invailons,bat have domoniUated it* capability to win distinguished honor* In a foreign lard, in conflict with dl?oipllned adversaries Resolved, That ' tha encouragement of agricultura, and of oommeiae M it* hanlmald. ' should be a primary ot jaot with Amerioau statesmen. and that all schemes of debt, national paper, profuie expen-llturee. and deceptive taxa'.lnn, having a tendency to burden the one or cripple the other, are not within tha province of wIm and equal legislation. Resolved, That tha patronage of tha ganaral government baa grown to proportions so vaat, pervading, and omplioated, aa to endanger the freedom of eieotlona and the purity of tha pablio press, and ihould therefore be subjected to tha aeveraat process of retrencnment and nMB lleaolved, Thit all imputations npon the demooracy of thfk State, ooine !rom what qa irter they may, that Ma patriotic masses are in favor of the extension of slavery into territoriM aow free, are bold lovenlons of open adversarlea or Mnret foes; that we regard each extension as derogatory to tha principle of nataral juatlce. subversive of the right* and Interests of the free laboring iiannwn ui iu? nunn, su<a n HI WI HI uie policy '>(*' bllshed by the fathers of the republic, In the ordinsace of 1787, for the government of the northweetern territory?a poller, the wladom of whleh hu been proved end illustrated by the unprecedented growth ud prosperity of the noble States north of the Ohio river, and by the iatelllgence, patriotism, and energy of their population Resolved, That our confidence remain* unshaken In the wladom*nd sound policy which originated and established the great flnanolal measure of the demooratio party, denominated the independent treasury ; and we tender oar thanks to the Preeldent for reonmmendlng. and to the demooratio majority of the last Congress for re-enaeting and restoring, this truly demooratio and salutary measure, by whloh tlie people have beoome agtin vested, through tholr own agents, with the control of their own money. Unsolved, That while we profess a political faith which inoulcatrs unyielding adherence to the rights of the States, and an uuoompromlslng hostility to all tendenclee to a consolidation of powers In the federal government, we can lend no countenance to schemes calculated or designed to fritter away or jeopard the just influenoe and suffrage of our own common wealth in her relations with her sister States ; and that with thess views, we are led Irresistibly to approve the resolution adopted by the Demooratio State Convention in IMS, W YO TORK, SATURDAY MOR declaring the settled policy of the State, that delegate* ' to national conventions. nhould be delected by State conventions, and not by Congrrsalonal districts. Resolved. That the administration of James K Polk wan elerated to power by the energies of the democratic party, aroused to a mighty effort to aeoure the triumph of the true principles of the constitution; and that while we tender to the first magistrate of the nation an eurauce of our cordial oo-operation in all honorable ef forte to maintain thoae principles, we congratulate our fellow citizens on the aucceaa of thoae a&lutary measures of commercial and financial freedom which his election ha* achieved. Resolved, That It la the deliberate opinion of the democratic members of thla Legislature, that CongreM Is ns fully authorized to expend money in improving harbors on the great lakes, us on the Atlantic ocean: and that the aentimenta contained lp Mr. Wright's letter to the Chicago convention in regard to the expend!tuies for the Improvement of river and lake harbor*, and for the paaaage of separate bills for the purpose, commend themselves to the approval of every fair miMueu m?u. Resolved, That we ad' ere to the sound dootrine contained in the Maysville veto against appropriating the revenues of the uitional government 16 the construction of roads tud canals within the bounds of theseparate States. The address and resolutions having been read, a member moved that the; be adopted. Another member called for a division of the question. Mr. Clark, of the Senate, enquired of the Chairman of the Committee, whether the address and resolutions were unanimously concurred in by the oommittee. Mr. Bkkkman replied affirmatively. Mr. Lanooh, (one of the committee.) Intimated to Mr B , that, he had objected t j the resolution relatlong to the subiect of slavery. The Chairman then stated the question to be upon the adoption of the address. Mr. Sickles said he approved of the address generally, but there were seme parts of it whloh be did not approve; it artfully, but decidedly, endorsed and approved the principle embodied in the Wilmot proviso; the oommittee must have been perfectly aware that a considerable portion of the democratic party were unalterably epposed to the agitation of the question of slavery. Col Yeinvu?In this State, sir' Mr. Siorkls ? Yes, sir, the democratic party In this State. Mr S also objected to the address, upon other grounds?upon grounds relating to the origin of the war with Mexico; he denounced the allusion to this subjeot in the address, as a (atire, and a slur upon eur cause, in conclusion, he remarked, that under the ciroumetancss, he felt bound to offer a substitute to the address and resolutions just presented and read by the chairman of the committee regularly appointed to prepare an address and resolutions. Mr Youmi asked leave to make a suggestion. Mr. Sicklks yielded the floor tor the purptse of allowing the gentleman to make a suggestion Mr. Young said it was very apparent that we oould not agree upon an address and resolutions which would bd signed by all; be did not believe that if the aldress and resolutions, just read, were adopted by a majority, they would be signed by all. It would, therefore, be a mere waste of time to attempt to aggree; matters of principle were at stake, and it was Impossible to agree He hoped, therefore, that the members of the caucus would be allowed to sign either address, without reference to the adoption of either by the caucus. Mr. Young was then interrupted by Mr. Sickles, who claimsd the floor. Mr. Youno refused to yield the floor, and the gentle men last named, commenced talking at the lame moment. Great confusion prevailed. Mr. Clark rose to a quettionof order; saveral other gentlemen rose to question* of order. The chair deoided that Mr. Slokles had the floor, except so far as he chose voluntarily to yield it. Mr. Yoitnu appealed from the decision of the chair, but qualified his appeal with the remark that if the ohair hail made suon a decisionon the ground that Mr. Sickles had not ooncluded his speech, he would withdraw it. But he supposed that Mr. 8. bad ooncluded his speeeh, and had offered a substitute to the address which had just been read. An indescribable and undignified seen# of oonfusion ensued. Mr. Lesthh suggested that if the members of the cauous would mot conduet themselves like gentlemen and democrats, they had better adjourn. Mr. Uicles was then permitted to read the conservative address and resolutions. lie did not begin, however, until m radical democrat rose and declared that they were written by Kdwln Croswell and Hen. Stryker, (I think his name was ) Mr. tticKLr.1 pronounced the assertion a falsehood. The addrers of the conservatives, as read by Mr. Hick les, w?? a colu, bloodies*, ana heartless paper, l do not believe there was a line in it dictated by motives of patriotism and purity. The writer ?n evidently an able man, but an ioy and soulless depositary of foul and vindicative feelings. It is not In my power to tarnish a oopy of this extraordinary conservatsve address. The following are the conservative resolutions which were presented to the oaucus l>y Mr. Hiokles, after he had concluded the reading of the address. Resolved, That next to the intelligence of the peopje, aud their adherence to just principles of government, we owe to the demooratio party, its principles, usages, and measures, the signal success whioh has characterised our progress in State government; that in the war of the revolution?In the war of 1812-the reforms of the constitution of 1921 ?threugh ail the period of our internal improvements?in the nompletion and successful operation 01 those great works-in the oonfliot waged by the pstriot Jackson against the designs and efforts ef a gigantic monled power?in all the measures to perfect and maintain a sonnd financial policy in the State government?for the resuscitation of our Unanolal credit, when prostrated by whig misrule and whig excess?and for the rrcent constitutional provisions which protect the people sgalnit the evils of debt and taxation?we recognise the sound course and patriotic efforts of that party. Unsolved, That we regard the union of the deiucrtiretlo party, ahd the restoration of 1U ascendancy in the 8tate government, as rtsentlal tothe permanent well-being of the State; and that we are prepared to make all proper sanrlfices of personal feeling to effect that great objeot. ilesolved, That next to its principles, we regard a strict adhesenoe to the usages of the democratic party, as the most effective means ot restoring its asoendeuey; and that we firmly believe, if we approach this otyect in a conciliatory and forbearing spirit, our recent political defeat will be temporary. l'.esolved, That we reposs fall confidence in the present national administration?that, in our judgment, II has adhered with fidelity to the constitutional principles whkeh form the basis of our government, and which are best adapted to perpetuate and extend its blessings; that the measures on which it has plaoed itself before the Amerioan people, are eminently deserving their support, and will redound to their lasting welfare; and >K<.m a swtr.liul an/1 ..enuaf Resolved. That we allude especially to the policy which rsslsts the oreation of a national bank, and which iiai effected the establishment of an inpependent treiinury, and the passage of the present tariff act; the latter two having gone into full and practioal operation, itnd both having fulfilled the higbent expectations of their friend); and that while the one protects the government from loss, and has prevented, in a period of speculation, the excesses and Inflttion, and consequent embarrassment and depression, which mast hav? followed the us* of the publio money by the banks, the other has justified the estimate and anticipations of it* value, not only by the Increased revenues of the government, but in promoting the stability and prosperity of our manufacturing and industrial Interests. Resolved, That It is alike the dictate of duty and of patriotism to give to the *ovarnmrnt of our country, at til times, a fair and honest support; that It beoomes an imperative obligation to do so at a period of war, in which the rights, the honor, and the interests of the nation are involved; and that no regarding the attitude in which our own government stands towards that of.Mexioo, we wili a there to our country and its administration with our best efforts and energies. Kmoivrd. That, in our judgment, the reeent annual message of President Polk presents not only all the affairs or our own government with great foroe, clearness and truth, but that it places the origin and progress of the war with Maxioa upon grounds which?impregnable In themselves?will receive the warm approval and earnest sapport of every American patriot. Resolved, That standing upon the issue presented by (he last national convention, we regard the annexation or Texas its "a great American measure," ratified by the American people. In the election of James K. Polk and (ieorge M Dallas?eminently right and national in itself?perteatly competent on the part of Texas, as tn iadependeut sovereignty, to seek admission into our l/'oion. while ws were fully authorised, on our part, to rucaivasuoh an addition to our confederation of .States, without affording anv just ground or even a plausible pretext on the part of Mexico, for commencing a war, Invading the territory forming a part of this Union, and shedding American blood on Amsrican soil ; that a war so oommeneed by a nation so long, an aggras lor In other respects, and for so many years, Is jnst, national and unavoidable on the part or this oountry, and will be sustained and carried to a triumphant rtsult, or eur arm; are the glorious precursor* Resolved. That in the proaecutlon of this war. the renown of our arms la only equalled by the humanity of our soldiery and Ibe liberality of our government, ujanlfeeted in Ita repeated offers of generous terms of peace - that those terms, which look not to the ooaquost of Mexico, but to honorable aad juat indemnity, are xuoh as inuat c?nvloo? all impartial men of the luherent juatlce of our oauae, and that it will not only be maintained by the arms, but confirmed by the judgment, of Ihe American nation Resolved, That we fully unite with the Kxeoutlre of the United Mates in the declaration that " the doctrine of no territory la the doctrine of no Indemnity, and If aanctloned, will be a public acknowledgment that our country vraa wrong, and that the war declared by Congrew, with extraordinary unanimity, was unjuat, and should be abandoned?an admission unfounded in faot, and ilegrndinc to the national character." Resolved, That we also concur in the further declaration of the President, that our arms having been ?T ry where victorious?having subjected to our military oneupatlon a large portion of the enemy's country, Including his capital, and negotiations for peace having failed, we should seoure and render available the con<|iii'*ta which we have already made; and that, with thia view, we should hold and occupy, by our naval and military foroes, all the. ports, towns, clttee and provinces now In our occupation, or whioh may hereafter fall into our possession; that we should press forward our military operations, and levy such military aontribu' Ions on the enemy as may, as far as practicable, defray the expenses of ihe war; that to withdraw our army to a designated line, or altogether from the | conquests they have made by deeds of unparalleled bravery, and at the expens* of so muokt blood and treasure, in a just war on RK I NING, DECEMBER 18, 1! our part, and oae which, by the act of the entmj, we could not honorably bav? avoided, would be to degrade the nation In it* own estimation, and in that of the world; and that " the beat meant of vindicating the national honor and interest, and of bringing the war to an honorable close, will be to prosecute Tt with increaaed energy and power in the vital part of tha enemy's ooun- ' K>'?olved, That conspicuous in the exerciaa of high admlniatrative and oflsi&l talent, in the dluoharge of tha arduous and Important dntlea of hi* department, in giving dircotion and tone to the oonduet of war. tha achievements of which ahed imperlibable renown upon the couutry,Wm L Marcy, Secretary of War, to whom, as an able an* fathful cabinet ofBoer, and as a eitlsen of our rit ite. we tender the praise aad approval of his fellow

citizens Resolved, That we cordially reepoad to tha concluding sediment* of the rresident's message, in which ha quotes the words of wisdom and admontlonof the father bis country; that we repeat," that greatest and best of men. who served his country so long, and loved it so much, foresaw with 'serious concern,' tne danger to our Union, of characterizing parties by geographical discrimination?Northern and Southern, Atlantic and Western?wbenoe deslzninz men tpav endeavor to ex oit? ft belief that there la a real difference of local interest* and view*," and warned hla countrymen against It; that we should Indignantly (town upon the first dawning of every atUmpt to alienate any portion of our country from t he rest,or to enfeeble the sacred ties whloh now link together the various parts,"' and that we should scrupulously avoid all agitating topics, whloh may dlstraot and divide ua into contending patties, separated by geographical lines, whereby our great and happy Union may be weakened and endangered " when the reading of the address and resolutions was conoluded, Mr Sk ulks moved that they be adopted in lieu of those offered by the radloals. Mr Dk^hston protested against suoh a step; he declared that it waa unprecedented to dlaoard an addreaa presented by a regularly constituted committee, ftnd to adopt one in ita stead which was prepared by irresponsible persona. Mr BtsiMts, the chairman of the radical committee, also deprecated any auch course aa thai designated by Mr Sioklea Mr. Beekman waa followed by Col. Youwo, ef the Senate Thia venerable aenator aeemed u thrice armed." Never did ho apeftk with more dignity ftnd eloquence ; never were the worda of ftny man better calculated to Inapireaffeotion and reapect for the man who uttered them He entered earnestly and Impressively into ft discussion of those solemn questions whloh ftt present attract all eyes and hearta ; he predloted that the exeoratlons of.the Amerloan people and the olvlllzed world would fall upon the " dough faoes" of the North ; he denied that (Mexico hftving been humbled) there was a'iy danger in agitating questions relating to the introduction of slavery upon newly acquired territory. Mr. Voung was listened to with most Intense interest; his venerable air and bis white locks ahould, ftt leaat, have commanded the reapect of hia opponent* ; but nothing on earth, it. aeema, oan command the reapect of politicians. Mr. Young waa followed by Mr Walsh ; ftnd when he bftd oonoluded hla remarks, whioh showed him In a position altogether aloof from either of the factions, ? grftve radical Senator rose, and recommended a final sud unalterable separation of the aeotlons; this recommendation was reoeived with loud applause by the audience. The conservatives were evidently apprehensive that the radicals would carry the projeot Into execution. Mr. Class, of the Senate, then took the floor; his Argument was limited to an effort to show that Mr. Yonng was guilty of inconsistency upon the subject ef slavery. Mr. Sickles fallowed Mr. C. Mr 8. advooatsd conciliation; he deprecated the attempt to procure a aepara lion 01 ins sections. Mr Walsh mad* the concluding speech, an eloquent reply to Mr. Slokle* Mr.. Williams than offered the following resolution. Resolved, That the two addresses presented to this cauoue be spread upon the table, and that each member of the eauous, on the call of the roll, announce the address to which he proposes to sign his name. Mf. llCKLIt moved to lav this resolution upon the table; the motion was decided In the negative. Ayes 3<>, nays 3i. Home farther diousslon ooenrred, when the above resolution was withdrawn. The question was then upon the adoption of the address and resolutions reported by the radioal democrats, through their chairman (Mr. Bxekman ) Upon this question, Mr. Walsh moved the previous question. The vote wu then taken with the following lepult Arts?Messrs. Barlow, Beekman, Crook, Deanisbon Lester, Morris, Sedgwick, 8. Smith, Taloott, Townaend Williams, Young, Senators; Atwater, Ueckwith, Bene diet, Bowie, Brown, Chatfleld, Crooker, 8 J. Davis, Dean Develin, Heaton, Henderson, Keyser, Marks, Terklns Small, TUllnghast. of the Assembly? 2!) Nui-Massr*. Clark, Jones. Sanford, Wheeler, Senators; Ailing, Baker, Carpentler. Chandler, Fenno, Fuller (iallup, Landon, Maxwell, Ilaplee, Sickles, N. B. Month, Watson, of the Assembly?17. The addrers and resolutions of the radicals were declared adopted. The celerity with whioh this result waa attained (after the call for the previous uuestion) waa owing to the ener Ky and efflolency of the temporary chairman,( Mr 'Bowie, of New York) The addretsand resolutions of the radicals having been adopted, there were several motion* to adjourn. Mr. Sickles appealed to the radiaals to allow him to .make a motion respecting the resolution of Mr. Jones, offered at the opening of the caucus, to rescind the resolution adopted at a former e&ucuft. calling a State Convention at Utiea, on the 16th of February nez ; but the radicals refused to listen to the request of Mr. 8 . and at twenty minutes past one, A. M , the caucus adjourned line die. New Emigrant Bill.?The following is a synopsis ol the emigrant bill which passed the Legislature of this State previous to its adjournment See. 1. Anthonset the commissioner! of emigration to lease - r purchase docks for the eiclusive ate of emigrants, ud to license s earn boats aad lighters for conveying emigrants to the city. Sec. 2. Mikes it the duty of shipmaster!, owners, and con?uue?s uf emigrantships, to cause the emigrants and liisir l>**gige to tw landed on such inert, either diri-etly I..,m tlie hii>, or by means of such lighters or steamboats, uuder tlie penalty ol $IOu for neglect. Pec 3. Keeieriof emignnt boarding hgnses to be lieemed. uud gire bonds in fire hundred dollars for good behavior, ana o keep contpicously l otted in their public rooms a list of their pr ess. io Kn Jisli, German, Huliaudisli, French, and Wel>h. Charging abore those prices to be followed by forfeiture of license. and fine not less than $50 nor mors thsn S:u<>. Sec 4. No boarding hoase keeper to hare lien on baggage for sny demand W haleter On complaint, it is the duty of tke mayor or police magistrate to issue warrant to bring up the oarty.andoa eonrict ou. to inflict a fine of not leas than $M), nor orer $100, to be paid to commissioners of emigration. Sec 5. Kunners to bs licensed, and lire bonds in $300, to hare badge or plate, with "Licensed Emigrant Hunner" inscribed, aud to be of good moral dimeter. Persons acting as runners without license, to bs deemed guilty of misdemeanor, and imprisoned in the conaly jail for not less than three nor orer twelve months. Sec. 6. No oerson shall tike money from emigrants far in inn<l Tare, or ihip them t j the interior. without heiug liceuaed, and keeping a public oflice?to (ire bondi in SSOO All inch offices ahall tuvs posted. in a conapicuout place, a list of prices lor travel, and for luggage, in Kngliah, Herman, Holland, Krrnch and Welah languagea. Penalty for receiving more, or defrauding i? the weight of Inggsve, not leas than one hundred and not mora than two hundred dollan. Peraona acting as ship piog agents in this way without licer.ae, to be deemed guilty ol misdemeanor, Sic. Hec 7. Authorises complaints to be made by emigrant! in any part of the State, and their deposition* taken in writing? aueh detioiitiona to he of the lame effect aa oral leatimnny, kc Depoaitiom not to be t ken in the place where the party cempla'ned of reaidea, without giving notice to him. Sr? 8. \o MM h Idiug oflice under the Mtate or in the employment of the commtaaiouera ol emigration, ahall be iu tereated in the forwarding ol emigrant!, uuder the penalty of not leaa than $100, nor more than I'iOO. Titles or Acta, Pasibd by ih> Liuui.ATrar. or thr Stjti or N(? VoRg, at TttK jeroriD MKlTinn #r tin 70th icaiion THtNttr, COMNRIVCRD SkFTRMHIT 8tH, AWf) KflllCD Onntni 16th. 1847. An act to provide lor filling the varaneiea in the offices of juiticeaof the superior comtin the city of New Xoik, and .eeorder in the cttv of Albany. Aa act M p'ovida for the pavment of money lor the eilucatien of ike children of Indiana reaiding on the Oueidt Hatervatlon.in tin couuliea of Oneida a id Nladitou ?. ti act iu relation to the loaoa of 1791, in the county of Suffolk. An act iu relation ta the inanranca of public buildings. A ii hct authorizing the tranicrihiiig of book H. of the record ol deeds in the clerk'a oSce ol the county of Seneca. An act to authorize the board of inperviaora ol the county of Harkimer to ratie money by tai, and to diabarae the aasse An act authorising Margaret Ann O'ltrian t* change har nam* to that of Marv llortauae Kent. An act io amend the act m titled "An act cooM'u'Bg the proof ol willa. eiec itora and admiaiatratora, miardiana and warda. and aurrogaf* conrta." paaaad May 16. 1137; and the act aMnHing the aarne. pasaed April l(. 1141. for munnya improperly appropriated by the town auperiuleuilcnt of common action!* for achool purpoaea. An act to pay money for the benefit of Lydia Harden, an Indian woman. An art to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the inhabitant! of Kiankill to raiae money by tat to pay aipeaaea of repair* done to roada and bridge* in laid town," oaaaed April a?.inr ^ An net to authorize ?chool diatrict number eleven, in the town of linaher, in the eoULty ol ft. Lawrence, to >eli their tot. An aat to provide for the election of a Lieu.enaat Oovernor. An act to emend t e charter of the city of Roeheiter. An act to enable laabella M Cochran and her trnitee, to aell and convey certain tiuat p'opetty. An act to amend the charter of the village of Whitehall. An act in retail- n to the clerk of the oyer and terminer, and e'etk of the Reueril aeaaiona of the peace for the cny ami , county ol New York. An act in relation t.j the place of mcetirg of the board of luptrviaori of (Jawego comity. An act to prevent and remove obatruetiora maitream of water known aa Big Stream, in tha town of Barrington, in the couuty of Yatea. An ael making appropriation! for the aopport of government. An act u> provide for frea tchoela in the town of Bnahwiek. An act in (elation to court* ot record Onondaga connty. An act to coiilirm tha official acu of Hamaon .Vlaika, a j??tice ol the peace of the town of Hareta raw. An act to raiae money to build a bridge la the town of Miln, Y atea county. Aa act to pay Warren Milla the tnlance dne him for con trncting a lock in tha Ch?mang canal An act to amead au act, entitled en act to amend au act W* titled '|An *< t in relatiou to the conatiuctioa of the New York and Krie Railroad," paated May <,114# An act to amend an art entitled "An art to veat certain powera in the frcehjldera and inhabitar.ta af the village of Ureetbuah." Aa act nnthoriaing the canal commiaaionerato build a Bridge orer ?he Krie Canalat Aleieader atreet in tha city of Hocheater. act authorizing the annerviaora of Caturangua county to aell thalr poor houaa fatm. An act to amend the acteaviiled "An act to eatah'iah a rrcordar'a court in the city of Uti?t," paaaad May 7, 1144 " 1 I 1 ') 1 A..H- J IERA 847. An act t) antliorlae the eommiasioBere of highways of the | town of Kanniugtoa. to discontinue i*it of the state roed puilug through said town. As act requiring the CheuMgo canal bridge company to rebuild their bridge. An act in relahcu to highways in the town of Mina. An act appropriating money to pay the claim of Jehu Myers An act to change the name of John H. H. Aruutroug to John H. Lent. An act 'o amend an act entitled "An scrtto amend an act in relation to lughwaya in the countiea of Herkimer, Pulton and Hamilton,' pissed May 4th, IAI7. An act to increase the capital atock of the Eddyyille Bridge Company. An act ro amend title fi st, chapter one, part roorth of the Revised Htatutes, entitled an ' Act concerning cumea and their punishment" An act to amend an aet relating to courta held by juticea of the peace, paaaed April 18, 1831. An aet for the relief of Sherborne Union Academy. An act to alter the act entitled "An act to buiid and repair two eertain roads in the towns ofjMoriah and Ijiztbethtown, in the couuty of fc'asex, ' paaaed May 4, 1810. An act auili>rizing school district cumber six, in the town of Lyoua, to raiae money by Ui. Au act to levy a tax upon the towna of fcliiibethtown and Month, and tu complete a certain road therein. An act to provide for aaceitainiog and aettlii'g the damages suitaiued by Kraatui Dreaaer, from a lock in the Erie canal at West Ttjjt. An act to au:liorise athool dialrict number one, in the town of Waterlo >, to rtiie a tax An act to provide for a free ichool in district number one, in the town of Lansingbur^h. An act to ameud title hrst, ol chapter fifth, of part t iird of the Herised Statutes, in relation to the inode of commencing the action of ejectment. An act to amend article two, of title fonr, chapter two of part lour of tht Revised Statutes, entitled " Of indictments aud proceedings thereon." An act in relatiou to the fees of certain officers for taking the nrkmiMrl?(4ume>nr i\f nnJ fur nf h?r mrvirita Aii act in relation to the Monteznma salt springs. An act authorizing the Wateiluocottou cnmiwiiy to increase It* ? >l i ' || Him u An act authorizing a loan from the conimoo achool Tumi to 'he county of Orlesus, lor the purpose of building a bridge across Oak Orclurd creek at Medina, in the towu of Hidge way. An act to chnuge 'he namr of Htuyvesnnt R?theiford to Rntlierfora Ktuy vcsant. An act in relation to the adjournment of caaiea in the aisis tant jniticei courts of the city of New Yok. An act to authorize the trustees of acliool district nunber iluee in the town of WilliatniUurgh, to borrow meuey fer building a acliool houae. An act authorizing the board of supervisors of the county ol Kings, to create a loan for additional buildings at the county alois house. An act for the settlement and payment of damages sustained bv Charlrs N. 8t. Clair, and James St Clair, in consequence of the smallucts of a culvert built over Mash creek. An act in relation to the leeks on the Ca> uga and Seneca canals. An act in relation to proceedings agtinst persons observing as the sabbath the day commonly called Saturday. An act iu rela'ion to reports of State officeis. An net to confiim and le^aliz* the acU of the commissioners ofhighwavs f>f the towu ol Aldeu. An act concerning the county courts of Chenango county. An act tiling the number of terms of the county ci.urt for the trial of issues of fact in the county of Suffolk. Au act providing fur the rppraisal aud payment of canal damages to the neirs of A?* 11. Swift. An act to provide for the appraisal nnd payment of canal damages tuCharles (J. Chase, John ?. Dutton, Ueorge Salmon, and Ueorge . Kalley. An act to amend *o act entitled An act to lav out a new treet in UM eleventh ward of the city ol New York, and lo amend the map or plan of the aaid city of New York, m laid out bv the commissioners under the act of April 3d, 1807." passed March 26. 1847. An a I to amend the acu relating to the village of Canaj .harie. An act to aboliih the office of county aaperinteudeut of common achooli. An act authorising the board of luperviiori of the connty of Weatcheater, to In the aalary of the diitrictattorney. An act to provide for filling vacancies m the oiue of canal commissioners. An act f r the establishment ofteacher'a institutes. An act in relatien to the road of the PhiUipetown turnpike company. Au actio authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Wyoming, to ra se money tt compeusaie Joaiah Hovey, for certain equitable claima for losses and damagea iu erecting certain publie building* for the county of Wyoming An act to aiaeu'i ?a aotitled " An act to couiolidate and amend the a:t to incorporate the city of Buffalo." passed April ilO, 1832; and the various acta amendatory thereof, passed April 17, IKS An act to amend the act for the orotectiou and improvement f the Heueca Indiana, rending on tna Cattaiagua and Allegany reaervaiioua in thia Slate. An act actanog to proceedings of inaolventa to obuiii a disehaige of their Cebt*. Au act to amend article second, of the act "for ihe collection of taxes in the citv of Albanv," paased May U, 1845. Au act to legtlize and confirm a certain conveyance heretofore made by the minister, eldeis and deacooa of the First froteataut Hetormed Dutch Chuich, in tn? town of Uhent. Colombia county. , . _ An act to amend an act entitled *' act granting privilege! to the firemen of the eny ot New York," paaaed April 4, 1829 An act to tlx the town of Pine Plains to build a road therein ' An act ?uthori/.ing ihe supervisors ol the comity of Bcho ' harie, to borrow money to rebuild the pour house is said county. > An act to authorize money to be raised by tai in the towa of lloundsfield, in ihe county of Jeflerson, for building and repairing bridges. Au act to amend an act entitled " An e*t to provide for sick and disabled s#'iinen,"paaie? April 22. 1831. ' An act to author i?e tne Will.ainaburg Kire Insurance Com' pany to fill up its capital stock. An act to amend au act entitled "An act to lepeal the act entitUd hii act to iinorove the imat road iiinninir from the lUehant hotel, in the to'wu of Homers, to the village of I'eekt kill. pataed May 11, 1145, and for otherpurposes, passed Aiay 6. IS 16 An net directing the board cf supervisors of the county of Onondaga, to raise money to defray the ei|>enMa ol repairing a bridge acroii the Seneca river. _ A a act in relation to the appointment of terms of the supreme and circnt courts, and courts of oyer aud termiuer. An act to defray the expenses ol statistical, literary and scientific interchanges between this 8ta e and other Stales and loraigu nations. An act to confirm the olleial acts of Peter J. Anderson, late commissioner ol highways of the town of Claveraek. An act to pay Uoorga Wood a auin of money. An act to authorise money to be raised by MS in the tillage of Canandaigui to excavate a canal or to erect a pier er wharf An act authoriaing the appraieal and payment of canal damag ea to Ueonfe Gardner r An act providing for the appraisement and payment of damages sustained by Haivey Way and Josiah D Mack, contractors on aection .no. 3 of the Blaca river caual feeder. An act t? anthorue the trustees of the first society of the Methodiit episcopal church in Holly and its vicinity, to sell theii building lot. An act to authorise the board of supervisors of Seneca county, to relieve Klijth Kmne from an improper aaaeeament. An act to pruvide lor the appraisal and payment of certain damages sustained by Horatio Areiill, Lewis Averili and Joseph Bander. An net to ainead an act eot tied " An act for the benefit and relief ol Kraueis Knglishbee," passed May 9, 1146. An act in relation to appeals to the superintendent of cim rnou schools An act to incorporate the Buffalo city hespital. An act to amend section first of article sixth, title first, chapter fifth of part secoud of the Mevised Statutes, concerning voluntary aasigumeuts. An act authorising court* of equity to order the sale of righ a ul preemption to real eetate or chattels real, in certain esses. An act to change the name of Daniel Lane to Daniel Ebenexrr Lane. An set 10 authorise the Walertowa and Home railroad compuny to borrow money. An act io repeal the ebarter of the Hamilton and Hkaaeateles turnpike comuauy, passeu April I, iMt. An act to authorise the agent of the S.ate prison at Anburn to contribute a sum of money towards tbe improvement of the water power on the Owasco outlet An act to provide for the payment of certain moneys to John P. Veederaud Hainan Vetder^ for change of contract and ?x tra won aoae en in &n? unn. An act to confi.m t)i? official acta of James Hoac, a Marshal. An set in relation to plank road and tnrnptke read coir pa MS. An art to amend the act et titled " An act relative to tha common and undivided lands and meadows in Bouthold, in the onntr of Suffolk," passed April 1, 1796. An act in telaiiou to the January term of A* Supreme court. An act to confirm the official acta of Charles H. Baldwin, a contialile in the town ol Pembroke, Ueaeaee county An act further to amend the act to incorporate the * nolle association for the promotionef the fine erta, paaaed May 7, 1810. An act to increase the capital of the Union Mntaal Insurance Company, and for other parposes. An act to enable the railroad companies to alter tbeir roates and to aeqoiie title to lands An act to authorise certain railroad companiee to laaaeatock or to borrow money to lay a second track. An act for the adjustment of elaime incntred for military purposea in the city of New Y irk, and Inr ihe diatributioa of the commutation moneys recvired aader the act ptased May 1,1118. An act toaitthrr ae a sale of the reel estate of echool district namber two, of the town ot 11 itbush, in Kings county. An act to amend the chcrtet of die Lockpi rt and Niagara Kalis railroad company, pai sad Apri 2?, 1131. An act to author.ye the CMtiruction of a new inlet from Long Island Hound into ttlouy Breok harbor, in the county ol Suffolk. An act to amend title fire of c:>ap;er sn oftbe third put ol tba Hfi aed Htatntos, " Ofeaecationa against property ' Ad act to reduce the number of trustees of Clyde high achcol, and for other pnrposes coiceramg said school An act to fumirfi Aleiaurfcr Vsttemaie lonr copiei of the J< uinal of the New York frorincisl Cnngtesa for the years I77J, 1778 aid 1777. An act for the relief of the owners of|<ud adjoining the bed of the old * rie oenal.at.i r near ti e Tillage of Cohoea. An act to alter the name of Kofcert Miller Hogg, to Robert Millc r. An act to amend an act entitled Au act to incorporate the fill boa and JefTerson turnpike road company. pasted March M, l?42. . _ . , Auactto incorporate the Orinoco steam navigation company of New Vort . ,, An act for the paymeot to Allred Mnnson aud Martin Hart, and to James Saj-ra and Alanson Home, for materials (or the Krie canaT .... , An act loauthoMse the holding of a special court of Oyer and Terminer in and f< r the eoaaiy of I olumhia. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to abolish the offina of limk coininusioier and lor blhtr pnrposes," pissed April IH 1*43 An act to constitute I lie village ol Cantndaigna a separata roail diainct; t? presenile the manlier ofrsuiag money therein for highway purposes, An act to raiae money by tai lb the lom of Champion, to build and repair bridges. A" act loautuo'iie ike appraisal and pa v meat?.( canal damagsstfjohnu. Wheelock, and John VVheelock and Jotham Wheelock, his tons. An act authoriaing David Mnnii In eons'racl a drsw bridge over the Mimsicougo creek, iu the ti wn of Haversf raw. An act miking appropriations for the support of c <mn?ia rh.Kla for tka year out thousand eight handled aad forMeiglit and to pay the salaries of cnunty superinteadantaof common schools Aa actto incorpcr.te the Naw York viciety for tha pioini tion of education among eolored children. An act to provide for tha incorporation of villages. An act to eicapt the county of Ablaoy frowi ik* operation of the act in relation to the fees cf county treasurer, passed Mar II,184ft Au act in (elation to the Clinton Htate prison An act to provide officer* to at end the Coart of Appeals and tha ftnpreme Couit. An act to amend lha third title of the fifth chapter of tha third part ol the Heviaed Htatatcs, ' Of tha paitioa of landa owned by several persons." Aa act concerning passengers ainvuig at tha porta of entry and landings in this Htate. An act in relation to the feaa and eompensstion of certain officers in ihe city aad fOMtJ of New Vtrk Aa act h appoint roaimieeioaera u> lay oat a road from Palatine bridge in .Viontgomary cunnty, tftrovgh Palatine, Kphratah, rlea?aat Valley and Jaroga,to landa belonging to the Muta, in the county of Kulion Aaaet to authorise .loint school district number two, coin LD. PdM Two Ceala. poied of parts ol the counties of Livingston, Moaroe ui Ontario, tonne a tax. . act to release the intnest 01 the Rtate n the heire of Iiianiu Coe.an alien, in ceitaiu esrheated leads. An act authormaK the appraisal arid p ijrtneut of caaal d am iges to Jinn jr. Whitney. An act mking an appropriation (it the relief ol the Mount Pleasant Mute prison. An act in relation to the (ieaeral Vu id debt. An act completing the line of Broadway. An act to amend an act entitled " An a-t for the orgaaizati on & ?? * dmtfcmrf ,h* Ntw Yo,k militia," passed May 6, 18 ?. An act to authorise the Castile Society rnths to*n of Castile to coueey their meeting home a>iu lot An act altering the time of holding the February term of tke Circuit Court and Court of Ojer au l Terminer f ir O atario county, in the rear llll An act relative te the Tslnatiou ol property lor achoo 1 parposes, in school districts situated in different towne Aa act in relation to the claim of Joseph (J Case, a caaal contract* > An act in relation to the Krie canal. All iirt in r*lMrim> fn rh# VaI1#v fnnnl Aii act 111 relation to I he Ulack Hirer canal and Ktie caaal feeder. An act authorising the Kirst Uaiversaliat Society*! in the tewu o( Lima, to sell their meeting hoosa lot An act m relation to the Kirat Society of the Methodist Episcopal church iu Chemung, Chemung comity. A? net requiring compensation lor causing death by wrenffuI act. uegl-ct or default. An act provid ug for the aettleroentaad payment of the claim of Hamuel Hart and William < audee, as canal contractors. An act to repeal icction Avaof ihe act entitled an act to amend an act to ab 11 h the office of bauk commiaaioner, and for other purpoara paaanl December 4, 18*7. An aetto pronde for the better repairing certain roadi in the town i f Coey man*. An act to ameud title four, chapter fourteen of pert fir?t,of ilia Heriaed Statutea, entitled " of the Marim Hospital and ita fundi." An act to amend an act entitled " An act to reduce the nnmbar of town officer*, and town and county eipenaea. and U? prevent abuses iu auditing town and county acconnta." paeeed May 10 l??j. An act to amend the act entitled " An act to incor|>orata the Buffalo Savings U ink. ' paaied May 9, ll4f> An act to eatabliati a fen y across Cayuga lake, from the villain of Union Springs in Cayuga coanty, t> Fayeue, in Bene. a county An act in relation to the publi ation and diatributioa of tbe aeaakin lawa of thii State. An act to authonaa the truiteea of the village of Oswego, to at II certain I -nda belonging to aaid village. An aet for the better regulation of tha County and Stat* phsous of the State, and conauldating and amending tha suiting lawa in relation thereto. An act to anthoriae a aettlement with Ranaom Cook, agent of the Clinton Stat* pns. n foi the uie of certain machinery and toola belonging to the aaid agent. An art to aalhi rise panics in civil anita, at theil election, to obtaiu the testimony ol the sdverse party An act to amend nii art entitled "An act lo amend an act entitled 'An act to provide fur sick and disable aeanien,' " passed Apr.l 21. 1131," paused November <6,1147. An act to anlhonae persons to change thair name*. An act to enable persons claiming or deriving title under or through Pater R .Livingston, daceaaed, or the aaid Peter R. Livingston and wife, to Innda formerly belonging to Joanna Livingston, liia deceased wife, to i erperuate testimony. An act ti authorise John Boardman to leaaa land from the Seneca Indiana for the iiarpase of keeping a ferry. An act empowering the commissionera of highway! of the 10 wo iii nmame in trie county 01 Clinton, to boiruw money An act to irovide lor tha settlement of the claim of Krastas Page. An act to authorise the Krae Will Baptist society at North J.ivj to sell their munus h >nse a,id Int. An art t? amend the aet entitled "An act ia relation U> the jnilicmry," paiaeil May 12. 1147 An act to releaae the prior lien of the State oa the Hadeon and Berkahire railroad, and to authoriae the nockliolders thereof to relay the tame with aheary T rail. An art authorising tha appointment of commissiorers to ar praise the damages of Asa Baiter, in consequence of hit being dispoaseaaed nf certain la'da by the State. Au art to amend the arte relating to the Buffalo aad Ha* burgh Tarnpike I 'orapany, pasasd January 21, 1IM, aad amended April 7, 1147. An aet to chaage the name of Eli? Jane lageraoll aad Ellea Elivi Irgeraoll. Au act to incorporate the the city flyracuie. Tha Wmr. ORN. SHIELDS AT MOBII.K. Yesterday morning, about 10 o'clock, tha mail boat .lame* L Day got to tb? wharf having on hoard Brig. Oea. Shields. Tha municipal and military oommltteaa appointed to receive blm, escorted him ap Dauphin to Rejal street, and then to the Maaaion Home Oa tha boat, Mr Cbtlderi, tha mayor elaet. walaomed o?r dietlagulshed visiter, and tendered to him tha hoapltalltlee af tha oltj, In a abort but eloquent apeaoh, to which tha gallant aoldier aa aloaently replied. ? tha wharf, and In tba atreeta through which he paaaad, he waa greeted with loud huasaa by multitude* of our oltlaena. all of whom aeemed anxious to exhibit the esteem and regard they telt for one who had covered himself with such im , perishable renown and glory In defence of bla oountry 's honor After reoolving the respecta of many of our clt liens 'at 3 o'clook the general partook of a dinner tan dared him by the offloera of Major Uaneral McCoy and ' Brigadier General Holland's staffs, all of whom wars In lull uniform, and ?t S o'olook in the evening made hia anpenaanoe in tha gentleman's parlor at tha Manalon House, where a aumpiuoua collation had been prepared by Mr (Solium. Thence be proceeded, escorted bv the icmeral and a tall eflleers above named, and by the MobUe Cadets, to the concert of Madame Hammarsfceld. where he remained aome time ; and after hearing a portion of the performance, repaired to the ateamer Daniel Pratt, on which he had been invited by Capt Adam*, to take passage to Montgomery. At about tt o'clock the boat ahoved off, and her departure waa witnessed by one ef the largest crowds ?e bare ever seen congregated la thia city A? aha lelt the wharf, load and repeated cheer* rent the air, in honor of the gallant and chivalroua ipirit on board, who, although he had been the citv'a guest only for a day, had in that brief space of time won to himaeif the hearts of all who saw him.? Mnbih Journal, Dec. 0. ARMY INT*U.I'#ItNCK The I'nlted States steamer Kdith, left this city at 4 o'clock, P. M , for the barracks; where she would take on board a detachment of the mounted rlflee, commanded by Lieut Thomas Duncan: also a detachment of seventy-five men, ot the 13th Infantry, oommanded by Lieut isaao ilulse, Jr, and then proceed to Vera Crm. She also had on beard a quantity of government stores ?Ntvt Orltnni Pieayunr, Pee 8 Nkws hrom Santa Fk ?Several recruiting oflicers arrived at St. Louis, and were to commence the servloe In a few days, tor the purpose of ob(kininff Wort PMrnila n*AMMrv tf\ #111 hi* of th* Illinois and 8t. Louiii battalions In th* fonaar, deaths wwe or daily occurrence, but th* latter war* more healthy Fifteen hundred American troop*, and tw*lv* pieces of artillery war* to b* despatched against Chihuahua. and throe companies wer* already on th* road, but had haited below Ailrqnesau* waiting reinforcements aa It wss rumored that th* Mallear* bad been oonoentrated at El Passo The A marl can troop* will undoubtedly m.et with a stubborn raslttane* either there or at Chihuahua Col. (Jllpln had arrived with hi* battalion Col Prio* was at WalDUt HUl*. and exported to reaob Santa Ke abont tha lit of December The command that had arrived at St Louis bad suffered greatly from cold and hunger on thair tedious rout* from lab ta Ve Storms, Knihata, Ac. The rWer ii (till rising at the rat* of half an inoh an boor Th* steamboat llihernla from Pittsburg, which arrived this afternoon, reports that th* Ohio fa rising rapidly from Wheeling down to this point Tbo towns of Marietta aad Parkershurg are both literally innadat?d, and reports from Louisrllls represent th* so*a* along th* rtver to b* distressing. soaroely a boos* that is not surrounded by water. Th* city of Cincinnati presents a sad spectacle also Th* water and gas works liar* both suspended operations, the water having flooded the establishments?Cin.cor. Phila. Im/uirtr, D*c. 17. Another destructive freshet has taken place la the Miami River, which has re*ulted in th* d*struotion of a large amount of property along th* valley of that rlv*r. ? Cor. fitlihurg Uaz. 11<A in?t. We learn that a freshet occurred on th* Almeawaow Creek, N J , on Sunday night, which entlr*ly destroyed hy breaking the dam. tb? Almoneeeon factory, whioh is about eight miles from Philadelphia. Oar Informant was told by Mr. Uarten, th* ownsr of th* property, that he had been watching tb* dam daring th* afternoon and evening and raised the gates to suit the great flow of water oaused by the heavy rain At ten o'clook h* l eft all right and apparently safe, and returned to his dwelling In about half an hour afterwards, hearing aa 1 unusual nols*. b? ran down with a lantern In his hand ; on reaching the mill, he saw the wbole wooden breast won* or inn mm peeeinK <<>i >n io? mrrnin. vr all* railing up th* irtreet to give the tlirm h? hoard th* craah r of thn mill unit on returning to th* p'rt, tbe buildfng w** out of Right. Mr Barton *ey* Ithe deetruotlon tM complete In about flvn minute* from tb* time when he raw thn gute* give way. Tim roena pre*?ntej next morning wa* a wreok Indeed Thn vary foundation* wer* wa*h*d away, ncpt a few f*et In on* corner Thn Htrnain. now rnduead to It* uaual volume, wm itrewed wltb fragment* Tb* brl'lge and a considerable portion of the embankment wrrc carried off Tha building waa completely broken up ; tha wat?r wheel wu found lialf a nilln down tha ?tream. pretty wall naed op, and ?an of thn machinery, In pieo** atrewed alone tlx bank* Thn lo** n>u?t be very eon*M?rabln Th* building, which wnn lined a* a cotton mill, waa large, and fl!\ed wltb valuable machinery ? H'ci'ithuiy C*n*titulion. The water In the river I* ntill abov* th* level of tb* doek?, and thn boat* continue to ran without Interruption The frenhet will have a tendency to keep open tli* rlrer for *?veral day*, however cold tb* weather may be ; but we Khali be disappointed If our Ureeohuah frinnd* do not rroe* on th* len on Christmas* day.?.41hany Kve Journal, Dec 16. Tbe recent copious fell of rain cau**d tha rotomae again to overflow it* bank* and do muob damage to the canal. W* learu, aay* tbe Odd fallow, that nil tha repair* done nine* th* treahet a few week* ago, have again been carried away ? fl?*n?A*r*' Odd FtUnv. 1 he Dinner to the Heroes Kmdat, Dee. 17,1M7. To iHt tuiToa or THr llrmi.n :? I bare just notlaed In yoar paper an aoeonat of th* dinner given by th* Mght Ouard to Col. W B Burnett, In which a toa*t 1* er*dlt*d to me that 1 never gav*. In reply to n *entlm*nt by M^)or llyokman, who aald, that,In *11 their battle* they ware led by ofllcer* who bad been member* of th* Light (iuard. ' I said that he wa* aa gt-neron* a* he wa* brave, and tbat tbe honor wa* equally divided with another company In thl* elty? th? Independent Tompkln* Blue*, that wa* - th* Baxter Bin** tbat 1* 1 named Col Baiter. Major Dyekmna. Llent Sweeny, Dent. Boyle, *nJ l.leut, Poi*?r. all ptwed member* of th* Baiter Blue*, who dletlagttlahsd thrmsi Ive* at the late i atlle*. I al*o alluded to the City (Jnard ofthl* elty My eentlment wa* thto?" Th* Mty Ouard (red), tne Baiter Blue* (bine), and the Llgnt (>u*rd (white), Ilk* the tH colored flag of Krance, may they ever b? tbe rallying point for the trlend* of liberty Reepect fully your*, JAMES L. HEWITT.

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