Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 9, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 9, 1848 Page 2
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NEW VOT?"' 11 KHALI). Hcrili-wal Corner tf i ulU'D tLDd Kassnti ?ii. JAMBS GORDON DEWJVFTT, I'UormiKToic. uAlLY HERALD?Every day. (Sunday included ) met I emit per copy?IP toper annum?in the United Statu European subscriber i. f 14 per annum, including lK'^EEKLT flKR.1LO-E<Ki Saturday?Price 6* cent! per copy?f 1 11^ per annum?in ttf United Stales European subscribers, by steamship. per annum, ini.udint the pistagr HEtiJlLU FOR EUROPE?Every Steam Packet Diy ? Pr.ce <1 ^ cents pee copy-tJ per annum, including postage. or f) tj eTciutiee >r postage Subscriptions and adwrtiseau nts will be received by Hessrs Qilirnani, It rue finenae. Par.s; I' I. aimondt. It Cornhill, and John Miller, kaokirile* Henrietta street London Dur^/ir vtt u i ij sou at I) liar for the C impair it ObEii I'l >t EN rS (n?io ?rtry morning) at res.onotle paces; to be writ :rn tn .1 plain, legible mxnner ? The tn iprietar ni| responsible for error* to monuteripf. PRINTING of nil kinds epe-sited beautifully and with despatch. orders a' 'he Publication Office, corner of P.i It on and Nauru streets. JILL LETTERS by ma.l for subscriptions, or with advertisement i to be port paid, or the post ige will be deducted from the money iemitted VOLUNTARY CORRESPONDENCE, containing important news. solicited f> om any quarter of the world? and if used ,ril< always be liberally paid for NO NOTICE c.in be taken of anonymous roettmtmrotiom IVhatcver it intended for insertion must be authenticated by the name and address of the writer ; nol necessarily for publication, but as a guaranty <f his g tod faith. We cannot undertake to retus as ejected communications j&T.L PA V MENTS to be made in advance. ?Mrsc\iK\rs TO MORROW r.VKSINU. P,\RK THEATRE.?Sand? Lent Sc Co 'i American Circm, in their vsrijns entertainment!, BOWFRY THEATRE, Bowery?The Stranger? Caftain Kvd-Kih 11* the Dark. CH ATH AM THEATRE. Onthem itreet.?St. Cl?h or the Model ahtiin?Tight Rote Feats?Diorama*? elTKior an Melodist*. BROADWAY ODEON, Broadway?Singing?Dancing V?r*TRiLoqruM?Model, Artht*. MECHANICS' HALL Broadway, nea- Eroome?Chsiv tt't ^*in?trkl?. Ethiopian Singing, Blkleig"! Dancino, kc P\NORAMA H ALL, Broadway, near HoaatMs? Bastard's Panorama or the Mimimtpi River New York, ^nnitny, January 0, 184C. ihe News from Washington. Neither house of Congress sat yesterday at Washington, hot our private and special correspondence by telegraph, is rather interesting. Rub your specs and go on. We have no further confirmation ol the rujnor regarding the probability of peace with Mexico, than what we have given ; but after due refleetien, we are very much disposed to believe that the statements v.*e gave are correct in all ; material points. We are not so sure that it will be effectu il, or that we are any nearer to peace than we have been. If the most recent rumor from Mexico, hv vvav of New Orleans, be cor rect, that General Scott has sent un expedition to Queretarn, where the Mexican Congress is reported to be sitting, 6uch fact does not look much like peace. The other matters of interest from Washington, refer to the Presidential movements. The difficulty and trouble among the whigs, between General Taylor and Mr. Clay, are not greater or deeper in Washington than they are among tne whig committees in this city. These troubles must increase, so as to produce, before long, a terrible disruption in tne whig ranks, unless, as is intimated by our correspondent, Mr. Clay alt aiiI/) vo ith Tit o \chirtk< 1 li rnit nrlirkii t tlif country, will be entirely disorganised, and the next Presidential question will be easily managed by the democracy. In fact, the excitement, and turmoil,and trouble, and passion, and auger, and sublimity, and folly, in reference to making Presidents, arc only beginning, both in Washington and New Fork, and thev will soon spread to the capitals ot the different States, as soon as their several legislatures shall have assembled. For six months to come, the whole country will be in a state of uproar aud confusion on these points. In the meantime, if the war should go on, and more money be required, the trouble will spread, and affect all our nferchants, our banks, our financiers and our traders, at the same time that the political fac'ions are disorganized anil demolished. We hope the sun and moon may rise regularly?and that the avinds may blow as usual. If they continue, ah is not lost. More Court Martials.?When Alexander the Great had conquered Persia, and died, in conse- I quence of a debauch, suddenly, his generals quarrelled among themselves about the succession, and tore eBch other to pieces, for the hopes of the empire left by the Macedonian conqueror. Mr Polk aid his generals, exhibit a little specimen of the same kind of game, on a small scale Mr Polk has conquered Mexico ; and, like Alexander in Babylon, when he died there : so is Mr Polk now in Washington?a dead cock in a pit?as dead as Alexander, and his generals are beginning to quarrel about the succession to the empire. But tue field of battle will be transferred from Mexico to Washington, where these generals will fight it out at courts martial. Such is at least the rumour, and we begin to put a great deal of faith iu the statement that General Scott, and three or four general officers, will all Ire ordered from Mexico, if they are not already, in order to get up a magnificent court martial at Washington City, to lust during the present winter and the coming spring and summer. Mexico has been conquered; hut the honor of the conquest does not seem to redound to Mr. Polk. Now, a magnificent court martial at Washington, in which all the great generals will be exhibited and shown up to the country, engaged in little petty quarrels among each other, wih bring about a revulsion in the public miud calculated to dim the glory of these military men, and put them, in public estimation, a little peg lower than the politicians and civilians. Jn fact, it will ruin them ; and instead of a "hasty plate of soup," this great court martial would be a whole kettle full ot soup, such as we have seen in the case of the Fremont court martial, which has turn* d out nothing but a hasty plute of contempt and derision, to the respectable parties on both sidee, concerned in it. Another such a court martial among our muit'-ry chiefs from Mexico, would have similar results, and would work well in favor of some parties at the coining presidential election. We, therefore, have full faith in the report that a court martial will be called, and we fully expect that General ?cott, and other high officer*, will soon be in Washington, to take a hasty plate ol soup. Post-Office Reforms.?We arc glad to see that the House of Representative* at Washington is determined to go into an investigation of the conduct of the Postmaster General. Mr. Botts, of Virginia, d"s?rves the greatest credit for his public spirit in this matter, and wf bops his example will be followed by every other independent member in the House of Representatives. A more awful condition of weakness, meanness, arm imbecility, never ruined any department in any government such as that which is exhibited under the management of the Post?)flice Department,by Cave Johnson. He is a man utterly unfit?from his obstinacy, littleness of mind, stupidity, and folly?to be placed at the lu-Bdof such a great institution. The Canada Elections.?The elections in Canada are not yet completed. The celebrated Papiaeau hao just published a very mnarkable address, in which be assumes the old ground that was the basis, snd which instigated, the insurrection in that couirry a few years ago. He is elected to the present Parliament, and no doubt will organize the radical republican party there again. When ttie Parliament met-ls in Montreal, we shall he able to give any important proceeding* of that body, the next morning, in the Ilrrala, that City being now connected with New Vork by electric Plegraph, the distance by telegraph being one thousand or twelve hundred miles I r*f.tfsui amiw# tut \Vntt>s 1^ tut# Cm| I r? tii>> has broken out in <!le wh'gratus.ln thip city, on the Presidential fjuesiioa. At a meeting of the vie teral Committee of democratic whig young men, held, at the Broadway House,on Friday evening las'. the following preamble and resolution wa-t otlered by Mr Ceorge A. Hnlsey, u delegate from the First ward :? Whereaa. tUU committee beholds in General Zechary Taylor those exalted qualities of the mind and heart, that fully entitle and no less qualify htiu for the first ofiloe tn the gift of the American people? Thereto re, resoleed. that we now unfurl the " rough and ready" banner to the breese and will nse all honorablfl Aifirtiona In untiira tliu clu?Hn? mf /luwoe.! 7.?ke.. Taj lor, to tbe Prviidrncy of the United States. This resolution threw the meeting into the greatest confusion ; every conceivable opposing motion wan offered ; confusion reigned supreme : nearly every member was on the floor at once ; some rushing for the door ; others exclaiming against the mover, who stood alone,?" murder him"?" put him out"?' kill the traitor"?" tie is a locofoco"?" shoot hitn,"fcc? were the cries. Order was soon pirtially restored, when the door was fastened and an additional sergeant-at-arms stationed, to prevent ingress or egress, and a resolution ottered to substitute the name of Clay for that of Taylor. The most prominent in the supsoit of the resolution was J.T. M. B.akt ly, a clerk in the Jeflerson Market police and one of the peace meeting; also, Charles Kiddle. The substitute, was carried by a vote of 46 for, 2 against (George A. Halsey, of 1st ward, and Colonel W. Lyon, of 13th 'Yard,) and three declined voting. The mover of the Taylor resolution was prevented I from speaking. The following resolution was then offered by Mr. Darliug: Resolved. That this committee reoognUa the seatim?:..j cootitined in the recent message of Governor > Yuuog, as ju:t, liberal, and patriotio. This resolution caused considerable fluttering among the majority. The resolution tfas understood 10 be offered in view of that part of the message relating to the war. Simultaneously, motions to "commit"?" lay on the table,"? " postpone lo '49." kc.. were offered, and finally iiie resolution was laid on the table. After this, as we are informed, the following resolution was oflered by Mr. Price, a clerk in one of the city departments: ltes^vi d. That (ieorge A Hulwy, delegate to the Voung ! Men's (Jttiieral Committee, from First ward, in view of i be remarks made by him in derogation of character of Henry t'Uy, d? serve* the just reprehas sion of this commutes, and that the self respect ot this committee requires that he should bs solicited to reaign his teat in this body. Tuts was passed by a vote of 46 to 2, when the 1 committee adjourned to the bar-room in a great state of excitement. What will the whig masses say to this 1 Are they lor Clay or Taylor I i That is the question. Fanaticism in run 19m Century?Perfectionists and Beastliness.?Although we live in i an age characterized by improvements in the : arts, sciences, and every thing else calculated to . promote the civilization and elevation of our I race, yet there is a vast quantity of benighted* j ness in the world, and in the United States. This retrogressive movement, we are happy to see, is not general, but confined to a few fanatical creatures and ignorant people, led and directed j by corrupt and designing men. It originates, too, under what is erroneously termed the prol gressive spirit of the age, which in reality has I nothing to do with it, but is rather directed and animated by a spirit oi barbarism, the same which prevailed in the dark ages of the world. As in those pencils of the earth's history, the mo6t vile and brutal passions were loosed from all moral restraint, and indulged into excess, under the sacred name of religion, so, in this nineteenth century, we perceive precisely the same. We have had the Mormons and their spiritual wife system, and the Fourierites and their associations, and now we have the Perfectionists, a new sect, which combines with its own nonsense the wor.-t features of both the Mormons i and the Fourierites. This sect originated at New Haven, Connecticut, in the year 1831, under the auspices ol a man named N'oyes. a licensed Congregational preacher, who has, from time to time, published papers 1 developing, at full length, the principles of the new sect. We remember that a colony of the Perfectionists was planted near BulValo, in this State, som*' years since; but their conduct and be haviour were so gross that the public authorities were forced to Interfere, and the result was that they were indicted and dispersed. They are now scattered in ditlerent pirts of the country; but the principal colony is located at Pultney, in Vermont. With a view of giving our | readers an insight into tueir principles, we clip the following creed ot theirs from their organ : U7n KJiuiia that a? (h.i rla.tan.IU. f 1 __ si. end of the Jewish dispensation, Christ came to believers tb? second time, according to his promise We believe that a: the period ot the second coming of Christ, Christianity, or the Kingdom of Heaven, properly begun. We belieTs that this eras the period of the fall develop-ment of the new covenant (iieb ?),which secures to believers perfect and eternal salvatiou from sin. lull freedom from written law aLd human instiuction. We believe that the whole body of Christ, i e , the Church, attained the perfect resurrection ot the spiritual body a', his second coming We believe tbat after ihie period, the salvation given to all men iu Jeeus < triet. included nothing l?ss than a perfect and eternal salvation Horn sin?a complete redemption from the law, and legal instruction?a perfect resurrection of the spiritual body, and a standing on the plain < f eternity, beyond the judgment We believe that Christ, as ho is in his resurrection and glory, is given to every member of the human race. We believe that none are Chrls'lans In any senso until they receive Christ in his (esurreoiion. We believe thst Christ in the resurrection Is free from sin, from tbe law, from all ordinances, and from death ; hence all who are subject to any ol these, are not properly called christians, as not having attained the hope of their calling. This is iheir creed; and the next question is, i what do they think ol the marriage contract! On this point we arc not left in the dark, for Mr Noyes, for the edification of his hopelnl flock, [ and as a rule for their moral conduct, has laid down the following principles on that subject in a letter w ritfn by him to the Battle Axe, one ol the Perfectionists' organs: ' When the will of Ood Is done on earth ni It Is In Heaven there will be no marriage. The tannins* supper ol trie l.sinb Is a feast st which every dish is free to every man. hxclujlvness. jealousy, quarrelling, have no place there, ler th? same reason as tbat whioh forbids he guests at a Thinks iving dinner, tu ciaita each his separate dish, and quirrrl with the rsst for his rights In a holy cotnmuuily, there i' co more rrnson why sexual Int-roourse should be re?tr.rn?J by law, thao why eating and drinking should be; und tb re Is as little oc catduu f >r fliame | j the ?us case m in the otht ?. tj.id Lis plan d : w?!l of partition between tbe male and female darir.^ tbe spoettoy, for gw! reasons. which will 1>3 b-'oleu ,iu?n in t e rr-urreclion. fov equ-.lly good iev?ooc Bat wo to him who abolishes tbe Unr of the ep^ft-cy, before he e:*u(!? in tue hc'.in* s* of ih? re'urr'-ction. The guests of tha marrWgs supper uray haT? each hie favoitto <lieh each a diah lit hie own procuring and that without the jealousy of exclusivenss* I call a certain worn in my wife-she is ycurs, ehe is ( hriet'i, and in him ehn is the bride cf all the paint* She is dear in the hands of a stranger, and according to my promise to her I rejoice. My claim upon h-r cuts directly across the marriage covenant of tbie world, and (jod knows the end." Ah an evidence of the extent of impiety and absurdity to w hicli this sect lias gone, we learn from tin* same paper, that the Pi rfectiopists, believing that th" Kingdon of God had come, put the question to u vote, whether it had or had not, and Mr. Noyes says, with the following result. He | gives his own words: " It >u unanlmnu'ly adopted. th?r>for?. a* the ooi.siat?rt testimony of the bsllavers assembled, that the kingdom if H?d lias come." We think our readers 11av * had enough of this Huhject. We have introduced it solely for the purpose of showing that, although we are in ?n at'-- of enlightenment,there sre some foul and dark spots on the present century. The Perfectioni ists out-Mormon the Mormons iu their spiritual wife doctrines, and are immeasurably in advance of the disciples of Fourier. S range infatuation?that people pretending to be gifted with the faculties of reason, should he led away in this manner. The Washington.? No tidings of tins steamer. mKsmmmsmmmmmmmsmemm TH? 0|HT#-Jtta*k . We are enabled lo-day to giv? Ottr mtiMtal ntJ?> ; benevolent renders some pnrticlilars touching tlif distribution ot tlie one hundred dollar* oj black . mail sent to us anonymously, by some person. [ for the purpose of inserting a putfof Benedetti, the distinguished vocalist, and ol saying something in hia praise, although, in our opinion, | Cenedetti has talent and genius; not discreI lion enough to do without pull's trom any quari ter other than those that come naturally through . the exhibition of his own skill, and the admirable tones of his own voice. At first, the impulse of our mind was to appropriate the money to a lying-in oY foundling hospital; but as there ia no institution ofthese kinds, in this city, of a public character?all of them uriug private?we were somewhat puzzled in the matter; when Mrs. B., (an edition of whose i "Letters from Italy and France," are preparing for publication,) the only musical critic of the Hrrald, suggested that perhaps Mayor Brady, who is a very honorable man, would he the best j person to get us out of the dilemma. No sooner said than done. We accordingly despatched the i following note to Mr. Brady :? i To Hit Honor the fiftyor of the City of New York. Office or ire New Yore Herald, ) Thursday, Jan 0,184s. j 8m : ? | 1 transmit to you tba enclosed one hundred dollars, which I would beg you to bs so kind as to dispose of in | a manner you may deem moat judicious, to the benefit i and assistance of suob public charitable institution or : institutions of our city, as you may judge most deserving 1 would respectfully suggest the two orphan asyj lums of this city. 1 am, sir, your obedient servant, JAMES G. BENNETT. To His Hon. W. V. Bradv, Esq . Mayor of the City of New York. Yesterday morning we received from the Mayor's office the following communications in reply Mayor's Office, New York, Jan. 7,1849. Diar Sir? 1 hs ve to acknowledge the receipt of your letter, enclosing the sum of $100, for distribution among suob obaritable institutions as I may seleot. In acoordauoe with your suggestions, and with my own inclination, I have divided your generous donation equally betweeu tbe Protestant Half Orphan Asylum aud the Roman Catbolio Orphan Asylum?two institutions eminently deserving encouragement With my best withes for vour ooutiuued healtn. aud that prosperity which enables you to distribute thus liberally to the i poor and friendless, 1 am, sir, with great respect, your obedient servant. WM. V. BRADY. Ja?. Ootinox Bfnnett. Esq . Ed New York lltrald. Dear 8(r? I have great pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of $60, from the lund plaoed in your hands, and trust our Institution will ever merit the approbation of thu benevolent. With great respeot. yours Al. M. WAINWRIOHT. Treasurer of the Protestant Half Orphan Asylum. January 7th, 1849. W. v. Bradv, Mayor of tha City of New York. J Thus far, thus well. We like the majiner itt j wiucti tins black, mail has been distribated, eri ceedingly?one-half to the Catholics and the - othfcr half to the Protestants?precisely as we would have done ourselves ; for we wish to patronise both religions, and those who believe in them. It is true, we were born and educated a j Catholic; and, looking backwards, all our race ' were Catholics, from the promulgation of the | Catholic faith, during the middle and barbarous , ages of Europe; but in these latter days, since I the invention and discovery of Morse's telei graph and Iloc's printing press, and the esi tablishment of the Herald, we have become i more liberal and comprehensive in our re, ligious uotions, and we now believe in both the Catholic and Protestant faiths, with all their divisions and subdivisions, rejecting only those particular little doctriucs of either that contlict uud quarrel among themselves. The Mayor, accordingly, has pleased us very much in the distribution of this black mail, and we return him our thanks for his kindn.-ss in taking the trouble to do it ; and we trust and hope that Benedetti will sing some of his best pieces, to please the Mayor, at a future day, aud help a little farther the half orphans, or full orphans, or lying-in hospitals, of the city. Thus much for black mail and babies?now tor Benedetti. It was perfectly unnecessary ier that distinguished artist to put himself to so much trouble about what the newspapers or the critics sam 01 nis laienis. w nn some lew exceptions, an the ladies, it teems, are quarrelling about him? they are all his friends, nearly.Vfhe whole fashionable coterie are delighted to listen to him, and don't care a button about the critics. Yet he must bear patiently with what the newspapers say,although his hundred dollars have got a different and better destination than they would have done if he had sent them to some other critical quarters. It ought to be a lesson to him to change his tactics in these matters. If that littlesum of money, $100, had been sent to some of his critics, it is very likely we would have heard no more about it; only suspicions might have been createa by a singular change of opinion in some of those newspaper wri Some of those critics, it they had received such a prusent, would have considered themselves the half orphans, and the poor, intended to be relieved, and have kept their charity at ho We don't say all of them; for there is a difference among critics, as there is among pick-pockets. With these remarks, and this advice, we trust that Beneditti will go quietly to work, care little for the newspapers, attend to his diet and his : profession, and he will soon stand higher than , any other tenor that ever visited this country, wiih the single exception of Garcia. Bmedetti has a fervor and intensity in his style and manner, which almost approach greatness. He is a veiitable Italian in all the feelings of jealousy I and love. .Mario, with all his beauty of person I and of voice, doe* not make half tin impression on his nudience that Benedetti does. Benedetti feels what he sings ; Mario does not?nor does Gardoni. What Mario and Gardoni have in clearness of voice, Benedetti makes up in force, feeling, and intensity. We have heard Mario again und again, aud never once has he touched our icelings. He is cold?cold as nn English audience. In short, Benedetti has not as splendid or rich n voice as Mario; hut 1 he has more warmth, more feeling, and more eloquence. He lias not that perfect science aud those unrivalled tones that come from Gardoni; | hut lie Ins more life and animation : end as an nrtist, before audiences such as we have in New | York, who are only half educated in such matl ters, Benedetti is more useful, more agreeable, i and more delightful, than perhaps any that we I cou'd have at this day, from any part of the old world. 1 ! rr *v? 13 \ir~ . - * - lilt r<? ? w r r .\prci 11 IS 11 ' mistake that Bishop Hush'* i* to be went to | Rome, although he would make a very good minister, and would he received with favor by Ilia Holiness It is more likely that Bishop , Hughes' man, Mr. Livingston, of this city, or Mr. McKeon, was intended, although in our view of the matter, Chief Justice Taney would be the most popular to send to the eternal City. Some have named Mr. Benjamin F. Butler as one who would make a good minister to Borne, he being in favor of the stated preaching of the gospel, and other moral and important measures. On the whole, therefore, we would advise the President, if possible, to overcome all prejtidi1 ces, nnd send Bishop Hughea to Rome at once. We think lie would Hccept of the mission. The Bishop may, therefore, he considered our candidate, and we shall do as much hh we pos.-ibly can for lnrn. Mr. Buchtnun, what do you think of it 1 >1.11 Failure*. The nail failed at Woodstock Vt Jan '> 14 " ' 1 Kd gar town, Mats ,10 Units in Llec There are in t& city of Philadelphia, 140 miles of Iron I conduit plpa. m I "HI U! <111 ill MM. . -U 1' XI . ! IlfTEUiMMICE BY TEIKSMYH. ; IMPORTANT FROM WASHINGTON. THE MPORTiD TRKATY OF PEACE. The Whig Caucus and the Presidency. MOVEMENTS OF TAYLOR AND SCOTTS FRIENDS. RUMORED DEFALCATIONS. if. &c. &c. | Waihinotjn Jao. 6tb, nlgt.t 1 here has been, as yet, no confirmation of the lotelll- i gene a oontained in the letter from Jalapa, stating that a treaty had been ooncluded betireeen Mr. Trlst and the j Mezioan Commissioners. A canons of whig Congressmen was held last night relative to Mr. Ashmnn's appendage to the vote of thanks to Oen'l. Taylor. It was determined that the amendment sbonld be withdrawn, and that the vcte of thanks should be so modified as to include Oen'l. Soolt. Oen'l. Taylor's friends endeavored to press his recogni' tion by the meeting as the candidate of the whigs for the 1 | next Presidency. Oen'l. Scott's friends opposed this ' step, and it was finally abandoned. I The resolution in favor of Osneral Taylor was either I withdrawn or voted down. j It is now ascertained that Mr. Clay will decline Imme I diately on his arrival here. j The eall moved a few days ago in the House, for a oo; py of the instructions to Mr Slidell, will be peremptorily

I refused on the ground that it is inconsistent with public interest, and that the House has no right to make such a call, that body not forming a branch of the treaty making power. N. SECOND SPECIAL DESPATCH. Washington, Jan. 8,1847?Evening. There are rumors of a defalcation in the treasury department, of $35 000 ; also in the post offloe department, somewhere in the north, of $50,000. W. GREAT AMD KNTHCSIASIIC MASS MEETING IN PHILADELPHIA, IN FAVOR OF GENERAL TAYLOR. Philadelphia, Jan. 8, 1818. The friends of Oeneral Taylor in Philadelphia made a j strong demonstration in his favor this evening. The J immense saloon of the Chinese Museum was thronged to ' overflowing at an early hour, and the galleries were ' graced by the presenoe of a large number of tbe most | lovely and fashionable ladies of onr city. Thousands ! were nnable to find ingress to this large and spacious ; building and the street in front was lined with crowds j of human boings, all eager and anxious to obtain admittance to the saloon. I Never via there more sealous and patrlotio feeling exI hiblted for an illustrious and tried hero, than on the present occasion ; each and every individual appearing anxioui to award the full meed of homage to the gallant hero of Palo Alto, Resaoa de la Talma, Monterey, and Ouena Vista. The meeting was called to order at 7 o'olock, and Dr. J 11. Mitchell, was appointed president, assieted by a large number of our most influential oitisens as Vioe , Presidents. Letters were read from the Hon. J. K. Ingersoll, C. J. Ingersoll, Lewis C. Levin, Osneral Shields, and others, apologising for their inability to attend. A series of resolutions were submitted by lien. Teter Sken Smith, and eeeouded by Ovid F. Johnson, which were reeevived with enthusiastic cheers, anl unanimously adopted. The assemblage was then addressed by David Paul Brown, Eeq , in his usual eloquent, forcible, and happy manner. lie gave a beautiful and Inspiring pictnre of the glorious battles through whloh Gen. Taylor has passed with suoh signal triumph, and ooncluded by exiling upon all to reward the services of the old hero, by . honoring him with the highest station In the gift of a republican people. Mr. Brown was frequently iuterrupted in his speech, UJ CDbOUBIBBUO UUrFiD VI sppitUIQ, KUU Wlieu ue UUUOiU* <led, nine hearty cheers were given for " Old Hough and llesdy. and the Volunteers in Mexioo.*' After which, the meeting adjourned. O V K It LA VI> EXPRESS. LATER FROM MEXICO. Rt'MORS OF GEN. SCOTT MARCHING ON (tfJERBTARO. | Ac.) Ac.) Ac. Petersbveo, Jan 8,1848. The overland express came through to day, bringing New Orleans papers to January 2d. They announce the arrival of the Portland from Vera Crux, haviog left on the 24th ult. The Intelligence by this arrival is of some importance, although only a few hours later than previous advices, brought by the Mew Orleans. There were rumors at Vera Crut, previous to the sail' ing of the Portland, that Oeneral Scott had deolded on pushing forward a oolumn of his army on Queretaro. The Portland brought over one hundred and eighty discharged soldiers, and a number of passengers. Affairs In Washington. Washington, Jan. 6. 1818. The Hon. Mr. Hunt, of New York, has been oonfined by sickness, for some days, to his bed. The Senate confirmed Chas. HulTnaghle, of Pennsylvania, as Consul to Calcutta, with other appointments previously notloed. Ths Senate is not in session t^-day. The House has again under consideration the Southern mall resolution. Much anxiety is felt to hear Mr. Reverdy Johnson's speech on Monday next. Ilorrllile Murder. Hartford, Jan. 8,1848. A brutal murder has taken plaoe in the towa of Wethersfitld, three and a half miles south rf this city, in a house of ill repute on the road hither. The person murdered was an intemperate man, named (Jordon Welle. Tfce verdict of the jury wee, he came to hie death by blowe inflicted on hie head with a hammer? leaac Demlcg, keeper of the houee. haa been arrested on euepioion. The house stands north-east of the State prison, and within gun shot. Pennsylvania I.eglM'utnrc. Hann 11 si usii, Jan. 8, In the Senate, to day, the business transacted was of trifling importance, the day being principally occupied : with looal matters. Mr. Small, however, introduced . several resolutions in reference to the Mexican war ; 1 but, from au apathetic teeltcg on tbe part of the mem' hers, probably arising from a disposition to adjourn over { to Monday, In imitation of our national legislators, they , were suffered to lie on tbe table. iln the House, nothing transpired worth recording Markets. N?:w Osi Kits, Jan. 1.?Cotton?<?ood midJling, ii ,t | 7; sugar,fair, 3)? a 3?*; molasses, 17 a 17)*: fl^ur has an i upward tendency : Ohio, SX a Kreighti are dei nr?u*d V'vntianiVM on f.ondnn. 7 a 10 Bai.tmork, Jan.| 8.?FUur?The market continued rather heavy; talre of 1000 bbla. were made at f>d. Wheat? Sales of :V)0i buahrla were made, including Maryland reda, at (1 30. and handaome white do., at $1 41 a $1 4>. Corn?Sale* of 10,010 buahrla wary made, including mi ted, at 65e, and yellow do , at bin ? the market cloaingdnJI Proeiaiona were Inactive, without ohange In prloee. Rye?No change. Whiak*y,dull i CiitcinitATi, Jan. 8,?Flour?Salea of, 1,000 bbla were I made, including parcel* ?ity milia and country, at $4 P.IJi ! Corn?Salea ot 2,000 buahela were madr, including mixed and yellow, at 30 to 33 eta. Wheat waa nominal at OS to 100 eta. Dataware dull. Provlalona : llnga ? Salea of about 5,oufl head were .made at $3 26 to $2 60. I.ard I Inactive Heme? We quota at 4 ota, and ahouldera ; $3 29 Whlakey?No change. Weather colder. Klver atlll alightly receding. Dcorov, Jan fl. 1848 ? Fie >ur? Salea of 600 bbla. wera | made, Including Oenaeee, with weatern and aoutbern ! branda, at b?i 37)??G 83X. Wheat?No aalea CornHal ea of about 8000 buahela were made, including weatern mixed atOSj. and yellnt* do et 78s. data ?Hale* of 2000 buahela were made at .63s. Hyo?Salea of abiut 300e600 huehela were made at 9'.'C. I'rovlaiona continued inactive. Prelghta?There wan eome more appearance of unimation, with an increae* in prlcea. Shipping Inteli'lgenre, Nxw Gm-raiu. Ji.n I? \rr hipe Hadaon, P*i|e, NYork; Klavio, Coffin, B ?lou; Alleahanv. "hi klard. Ph ledel, hie. Cld chip Seem.a, Mrrick, Beilioio.y ; bug Plato, flataheUrr. New York. A In (It* l'nll?4 IlKili !'ll? following if the Uoiifl'altuii of a If'tet ttu? der the nainr of Chroniyue si mtr inline, written for the Paris SitcU, by Charles tic Hoiguc, who travelled in ibis country a year ago:? V> rer-ived by the Caledonia, the last chapter ui '.I d- lloig.i Jmprtttions dr Voyage. It is t. o long a id t?>o trifling to translate lor our columns ; but we think our readers will be curious to know tha feelings of the French writer, and his opinions of our country. Alter ha viug spoken of '-New Brighton Pavilion," sc well kept by the proprietor, M. Blancard; of tlu fashionable party given last summer, on bo. rd of the French steamer Union ; of Newport, and its life ; of Saratoga, und its aristocratic manneis ; of Berkerlv, including the Patterson famtly, celebrated by the Bouaparte bloud ; ol the "bowling alleyb"frequented by the American la dies?Mr. Chas. de Boigne, thus ends hie sketches on the United States:? Before putting the word " end " to those fugitlve wrltinge. I with to give a short summary of iny ideas on the men and the institutions of the country I have juit visited The women? love generally, not precisely their husband, but their home. The young Udlej? enjoy the liberty which is no mors the share ot married ladles. The men ? have two worships: during the week that of the god dollar, and on Sunday the worslaip of the Lord. The children ? are men as soon as they are born. The people? know how to calculate, to read, to write, and to vote. The President ! he it more of a king than a constitutional king of Europe ; but his reign last* only four years The railways? are badly made, badly kept in order, going slowly and dangerous. The horses? go faster than railways. The steamboats ? are stupifylng, m ignlflcent and in numerable on each river. The bridges ? they are no bridges at all. Th? army ? Is oomposed of volunteers, who fight very well, bat only for a certain time As soon as their en gagement has expired, every one pave hie farewell to tb< enemy with the exaotltude which is the peculiar characteristic of a free man ; each soldier leaves to his suocesser the glory of vanquishing The trsde .' everybody makes it; everybody assooiatei with somebody to sell something. The doctors? form a partnership for the cure of the ick; they do not open hospitAs, but trade stores. The attorneys? form also a partnership, and, like the doctors, who sell "health," they sell "words" in then offices. The servants? all of them oome from Ireland. It ii inoredtble to see how promptly they appreciate the feel ings of their personal dignity, when they clean theii faces and become fat They beiieve that a free mar may receive wages, but ought not to do anything to ob tain the money. The cooking?bad The Banks ? humbug 1 The city of Boston .' silenqp ! an English city. New York ? the great Babylon of America. Philadelphia? the name ol whiohmeans the " City o Brotherly Love," has been thns named, undoubtedly, 01 account of Its repeated and bloody riots. The police ? 0. A'ota: Pigs are seen freely perambulating in tbi streets. The poor ? 0. fNThe taxes ? 0. i (The city tolls? 0?but replaced with great advantagt by taxes. Stamps of govsrnment on the newspapers ? 0. Imprisonment for debts? 0. Passports? 0. Arts .' 0. Public squares, places of promenade ? 0. Pnbllcmonuments? 0. Democracy ! They say in the United States : M Sinit! is a gtntithonmt, (a French translation of the wen "gentleman.") Jersey Banes?Another Call.?We will stil continue to call upon the receivers of the Plain ] field Bank, to take measures for accepting th j proposition made to them by the recent proprie ' tor of that bank, for the redemption of the out | standing circulation. The receivers of tlv [ Plainticld Bank consist of highly respeetab! men, namely, Mr. Ilornblower, Mr. Darcy, o Newark, and two others. In the statement pub liehedby these gentlemen, it is intimated tha they could not accept the proposition mude b; Messrs. Beach, of this city, without the consen of the Legislature. This is a very queer thiug, t require the consent of any legislative body,of an kind, to perform an act which would lead to th redemption of the outstanding bills of a broke bank. But, to do away entirely with this e.v cuae, we call upon them immediately to get th consent of the Legislature to this act. Nothin but the action of public opinion in this case ca bring about the redemption of the circulation c this rotten concern. But we must say that w have not much faith in the Legislature of Ne\ Jersey?perhaps about as much as in the bank of New Jersey. Jersey banking is about th same thing, in point ot honesty or stability, witl the banks of other States ; and the legislation o New Jersey is not much better than that of othe Stated. When the receivers of the Pluinfield Hanli and the legislators of New Jersey, shall accej the proposition made by the proprietor of th bank, in this city, to redeem all the outstandin bills of the bank, in full, we shall then giv them credit for public honor and good inter tions ; but not sooner. City Intelligence. The Weatiies.?The wea hrr was extremely col yesterday morning, bat became quite mild in the afte: noon with the atmosphere thick and smoke As for.sevi ral d?ys past, the evening was unpropltiom Fire ? A Are was discovered about hair past t? o'clook yesterday morning, in the cellar-kitohen i f M i Burns' bath-bouse. No GOO Broadway. The bulldir run entirely through the block to Crosby street. 1 which portion a part of tbe family were asleep. The! rooms immediately beoamn filled with smoke, and aevar ladles were well nigh suffocated before they could matt tbeir escape from the building, and then only wii their night-clothes on. The building was conslderabl damaged in tba cellar apartments Another.?A fire was also discovered ou Friday cigb on the roof of the house at the corner of Park row an Ann st. which was extinguished with trifling damage. And vet Asotiiss.- A fire broke out, a'so, on Frlds night, ia the cabinet shop of Smith and Ripley, No. S Attorney street. Damage trifling Anniversary ? Vest*rdsy was the thlrty-seoond at niveraary of tbe victory of General Jackson over tb i British at New Orleans A salute was fired yesterda in commemoration of that event, and a grand hall can off at Tammany Hall. The deeos of tbe heroee of ot ojuntry are never forgotten. Banyard's Fanorama ?The popularity of this grea work is increasing daily. Thousands are embracing th preaent opportunity of seeing this beautiful, interestlci and useful exhibition. Many are obliged to leave tt hail in consequence of being uoable to obtain aeata. is a splendid work, and should be seen ty all who admit tbe inland rivers and rioh scenery with whioh this coui try abounds. Wanton Cruelty ?We yesterday beard of a case < cruelty which, it true, is without a parallel in this cit; in tbe early part of laet week, a little boy, only six yaai old, and who attended a school kept in Greenwloh stree was most barbarously treated by tba m if tress of tt school He was a little later than the hour of cocimi-uci , ment, f r which he wae closely confined In a box wblc j waa nearly air tight, for a space of four hours. Whe I taken out be was insensible, and. in that oondltior ' taken home, when be died the following day. There I i aleAva u nrnoer course to nursue. and suah treatment i the suhools ought not, should not bo countenanced. an the stern judgment of the law should be faithfully dea ont to such an offender It bee been, for some time, I contemplation, to adopt some wholesome and proper ai langumant for the government of schools, and It Is no time the thing should receive proper attention. W learn the amiable lady sent three dollars to the parent aho are very poor, to Help te defray the burial expense Huite a consideration, after having been guil'y of mm dor almost, to be willing to blud up tbe bleeding hearl i of tho pareuts by helping to bury the ohild fr< m the , sight. Will not the proper authorities tako hold of ?li < matter, and if tbe story be true, as we heard It, brin , thsoffender to justice ? Sfawev's Retreat, Statf.v I*i.a?o.?The followlr is a soli-dole ol the receipts and expenditures of th | tttamen's Itetroat at Staten Maud from the first ot May ' 1147,10 the thirty-first of Deosmber of the same year i which we have obtained from a reliable source:? ' SriirncLr. nr RtrtirTi asd Eirmur.s or nir Siamfn1 it> treat from IaT May to llt JaRL'ARV, Htctiplt, ' By amount of iloipital morey f,r May. ... fii.ii? :4J Do do do Juae 4,<21 <9 | Do do do Jnlv 4,894 28 Dn do do Auiiunt 4.MA 3A JJ" do Peptem'r... 3*67 34 ! ? do 00 October ir.i? W De do do Norem'r 33? ?.< ? < <> do Decnn'r J,*34 12 Rent, lice ,54 15 Receipt* 27 Efirptntn 1 o ar-rnnt if Bill* paid 111 Mar >2 532 ! do do J Ui e ,? ? ,* 7 5.71 ! do do Ju'y 4,453 I do do Atuurn 2?11 ' J-o do du re|> rinber. 4,4R7 1 J7o do do October 5,264 ! Oo do do November.,.. 5 O'rf) ( Do do do December.... 5,933 ! 133 916 ( Amount 1 f ra.iem.ei more than receipt! to balance a*c uinta >9142 $31 M6 69 It will be neen frqm thl* that the expenditure* bai exceeded the reeript* $'394 4-3, up to the la*t day of I)i eemlier laat Thl* arnea from the fact, that the aui 1 charted each aatlor arriving at thl* port, haa been ri duerd by the leclalature from one dollar to fifty oenti I and the probability I* that hereafter the receipt* ?l | not equal the tipenMa. t UM>nt3?aoa.: I i ^ KM?K5s^>vJ( f rhNtrteftl ?nd Btnsfaal. Pi** T?HAIM ?The perfcrojaaoM jesUfiiay w?m Well attended, an I it seems something like old times to go to the Pork now-t-isys. 'I lie feats of tbo perform er?, both the e<iarotr'.au and gymnasts, ere splendid.-' Madame Gardner is ut the top of the tree in her profusion. and after wltuesMug her dashing and inspiriting whirls round the riug, one feels well Inclined to aooord to her'.the title given her lu the bills, viz : Queen of tjMMlBI, IHtat, en his four horses, is ajmlrable. What pert"iot oontrol lie has over bis steeds! To inanaee four hones on a smooth road, with all the advantage* of harness, see.. in no easy feat to most men ; what, then, must be the difiloulties of mauling a spirited team, iu ' a circus liks that, on the stage of the I'arlc. Monsieur Cane, and bis wine cask, produce a very remarkable speI airs of entertainment. Ruggies, on the oorde volante, is a slippery genius We should think that to carry on 1 i his performance safely, he need be made, as the olown wished to be the other evening, vis : with eyes at the back of his head as well as iu iront; but though he has i but the usual complement of eyes, he gets on admirably, , I so admirably that we can suggest no improvement. AN together, Sands Lent Ik Co. are carrying everything be: forj them at Old Drury. 1 Bowrav Thestrk ?Mrs. Phillips's benefit came off | last night at the Bowery. As usual, there was a good * boose for this popular actress. Mr. Marshall, in the ! character of Richard, made a sure hit, and Mrs. Phillips in Queen Kllzabetb, was loudly applauded. Indeed, all the characters were admirably personified, and seemed to lift that favorite resort tar above Its former exalted 1 position. ' The Spectre Bridegroom." and " Crimson Crimes," were also played to tne entire satisfaction of the audience. The ilnuclugof Misses Lackjer, Hlbbaro, it a . was eucored. and all present were so much pleased that they will be sure to go again. C ii at it am Tiikstre.?This theatre was crowded to "Overflowing last night, for Mr. Sutherland's benefit. The much aJinird and thrilling play of the " Lady of Lyons" was performed, in which Mr. S sustained the character 1 of Claude Melnotte, with great credit to himself, and Mrs McLean the character of Pauline. The drama of ' Our Klag, or, Nailed to the Mast," wss received with unbounded approbation. The drama of " Tbereee, the Orphan of Geneva." was also played; Mr. Cbantrau handsomely sustaining the character of Corwln. Dr. Valentine, with his ''Pelsg Smooth," and Old woman of , 80." kept the house iu au uproar during his entire performance. 'I Christy's Minstrels?The name of Christy and , , buccbomui negro minstrelsy, will ever De associated to* gather h-ncetorth and if ever they do get sway from , | us, whoever takes Mechanics' Hall after them, may ba sure of sucoess. as people have now got so accustomed to , going there, that soon the force of habit will carry a full I audienoe to that locality every evening ; bnt we thluk that not many such bands as Christy's are to he found. , Their tactics are simple ; they make a favorable impression with an overture ; pat their audienoe In g*od hu* mnr with a ballad, and oarrv them by storm with their . duetts and breakdowns. They are an original set of goniuses. Broadway Odeon ?Greeley stillcontinues his exhiblb'tion of model :r;lAte?; and what with them and the singing, dancing, ventriloquism, &p . he has full houses every tight. The furore tor this kind of entertainment has not at all abated, nor will it, we pr sume, tor a long f time to ooisa if ever. 1 SrkVERMipkischk Musical Society.?This peculiarly sweet and celebrated band appeared again last evening, at the Tabernacle, aud by their thrilling strains ' and unity of pound and harmony, exorlled all their former ffuti Tney seem to bo aided as much by nature, as by toelr deep acquirements in the science of th?'r profession; for, added to their correct leading and btil. ? liant exeoutiou on their respective instruments, their quick ear, and precise calculation of time, render the sounds so sweet and harmonious, that they vibrate upon the ear in the most euphonious melody. In faot, they have already established a character of an enviable shade That, with nineteen Instruments, they are so well disciplined, and eaob performer seems to understand his part so well, they appear as full and effeotlve, as J many bands we have had with three times their num* her, aad are as competent to execute anything that can be desired, In the most difficult and elevated i branches of their profession, with such skill and In1 spiriting harmony, as to excite within the minds of the muaioal diUianti, the most agreeable and pleasing emotions. Ths march, 'bohleswig Holatein," was ably L sustained, as also the overture to the opera, "8tradelle " The Kiange walls, by Strauss, was excellent; and the Introduction to the first act of "Bellsario" was given with tuoli eleganoeof style, and scientific finish, thronghe out every bar, that thu unanimous cheers of the audl_ ence followed "Haimon's Children," a set of quadrilles. were lively and beautiful, aud the "Grand Potpourri," I by Morella, contained such varieties and soul-inspiriting I gems, that, in poetical language, we may say: ? "We took a flight towards heaven, last night, it And left dull earth behind us." Tl? waif * K-. r an?, t- - --11 A ' y . . ?? . w?u?i ? ><>, .'j unuurt. id OU ?orilfUt (jrOUUC* ttou. Mild was beautifully ciecutfd; and the finale, I 1 "Railroad Gallop," by Outigl, was the most striking iltl ! lustration of nu engine in motion. we hire ever beard. Those who have net as yet beard these accomplished >' musicians, had better visit them en Tuesday next, and < : judge for themselves. They are sure to go ahead. 1( Tiis Omra in Bojton ?Boston has settled ths que*. i lion. The Biscaeciauti, " our Biacaccianti," has MM. ' t needed; and her engagement promises to be a brilliant e 1 one. To-night she appears as Amina. " All the world > and his wife" will be 11 the Howard, of course. We uny I deratsLd there is no trnth whatever in the mischievous il > report, that gentlemen without white kids and opera , glasses will not be admitted. " One of the Upper Ten" 1 has been very active in trying to bring this regulation e about, but has failed, and threatens to return to fails by the next French steamer, which, if she is lucky, may reach New York early in the spring ? Button 1*iavt,Ur, ? | 7 .'A in ft. p. , The Viennoise Children and Mrs Hunt, late of the i ! Park Theatre, are performing successfully at the St. Charles Theatre, New Orleans '' Dan Marble Is playing the Yankee at the American r Theatre, New Orleans. Gen Tom Thumb is still holding levees at the St. Louis ball room, in the Crescent city. ' ' Miss and Mr Wemyss have gone to Cincinnati. 1 At a concert given before the Court at Madrid, Morelll e Ponti, who is much favored by the Queen, was directed ? to be present; he sung in the duet from -'Nobnooo" with j the SlgDora Ugalde, the air from " La Sonnambula," e j and that in ' Macbeth." which produoed great effeot ? I. ; At the cot elusion of the concert, her Majesty caused to be presented to the celebrated vocalist, a dosen waistcoat buttons, each set with a valuable brilliant, astlmated of the value of 6 OO'J francs (?200 ) . Mr. John Parry has been singing with success at Liv^ erpool Manchester, tco. e. Mr. John Reere is playing in Glasgow. Mycrbeer he* engaged with Mr Lumley to go to Lonr0 1 don. and superintend the production of his opera,''The r. J Silesiau Camp." >? Carlotta Grisi has returned to Taris from Brussels. !" ' Roger, the celebrated tenor, has refused to renew his . engagement at a salary cf 70.000 francs. Hs Intends 0 proceeding to Italy. The popular composer, Auber, has ^ a new opera preparing for the Optra Comfy at. iy M Cental, the machinist of the Grand Opera, Paris, retires after thirty years services, t. M. Dorcrebray. a comedian for several seasons attachI(1 i ed to the Krenoh company performing in London, committed suicide a short time ago, by hanging himself In ^ bis lodgings in Paris. li Mrs Fitiwilliam is playing st the Lyceum. Mrs. Bland, slstsr of Miss Helen Kawcett, died rei. oently. 0 It is rumored that Manager Strut and Madame Ves1 trie are not so harmonious as could be desired, and that ie J?hn Wllmot has been solicited to take ths mansg" lr mrnt of the Lyceum. it-. , -fl Miss Rainfjith. Travers, and 8tretton, have been performing to tolerable houses at Liverpool. * Mr. Oxberry has left iho Surrey, and Is now periorm"2 ins at the Strand. It ; Mr Wilton continues his career through the pro:e j vlnces He has lately given his Scottish Entertainment > ' at Dath, Cheltenham, Brighton, and several other I placet ; and was received everywhere with undiminished 5f ! success. f. | The proceeds of the concert for the benefit of the late rs | Mr. Roche, composer of the opera of Amille, Its , t, I amounted to ?60. ' i Mr. John Whitaker, composer, died reoen If. jj The Sil. t.an Gat ftte states, that, on the 23nd ultimo, ? | Eugene Sue's Wandering Je? was produced as a dram i, , ; in the Toiish language, at the Craoosr Theatre. A1 ths Is " points" directed against tbe Jesuits were received in c silence, but with evident pleasure, d The Messrs D latin have just returned to London, It after a most extensive and succrsrful professional tour n of four months, through most parts of the LTnited f- j Kingdom ' Decline of tbf. Dhama ?The legitimate B' drama has certainly declined in this city. None f- j of I lie theatres are frequented, except those ol ir , the cheap and melodramatic kind, such as the <* Bowery, Chatham, lie. The exhihitiona of live in? models, both male and female, seem to take c j the place of the legitimate drama in Broadway; for Pinteux's is much more crowded than the !' Broadway theatre. The horses run triumphantly at the Park; and the whole city is now ' rnmnletely divided between the most refined amusement* of the Ttilian opera at the Astor Plnce Theatre, and the cheap amusements at the quarter dollar thentres in other parts of the city. Fashionable society is now completely organized, and it is really delightful to look in at the <'per a. Political lute Iikcim e. , Thi CiSiL tl ash--The Mm Canal Board ii oom17 posed of the following persons and officers: ?Hamilton IB Fleb. Lieuenant tlovernor, Presldsui; Millatd Fillmore. Comptroller; Christopher Morgan. Secretary of State; Atvah Hunt, Treasurer; Ambrose I. Jordan, Attorn- y j* (leneral; Charles B Stuart State Kogineer and Sur)(| veyor; Jacob llimls. Nelson J Beach, < barlea Cook, Ca)t nil Commissioner*. The Board met and organised at the Canal Department on tbs 4tb Inst , and Is now reals uy for the hearing ot any business that lnsy come before tt The Board has set down Wedncadey. tba second day of February next, for the making if tbe appointments of officers on the oanala. ro ArroiKTjieiT or a Sx-raTO* raoti Matter ?Hon. Wyl man B s Moor,?f Bangor, was. on Wednesday, 6tli Inst , it nppointed by the Oorernor, a Senator in the Congrui* t- r.f ihe I nited Status from this State to till the vacancy a, occasioned by the c'eceaee of Hon John Fairfield, until II the meeting of tba Legislature in May next-eUnguns i t*e.) Jig*.