Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 1, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 1, 1848 Page 2
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Ir f> NKW YORK HERALD. :, < <.; reiser o? tfn'tii aid Srhrb !?. i^r.- . ttORDOW BKWltfETT, MHOPRIKPIW. tJllI.V HRiU1ll>-Evtry <o?, (Sunday feei?t4?4.) I -mIt per , oj>v?f? }j per tnin?"???i '*? Lnxtem ? <1(1. tii/jrWif #. ?!' ? ?' 1W? ' tnclvde Ike >*? CM'. I' "I" J !*i:ui <lar?l)i ctntt f.,-r , rrt-.< r i? ?t'l r*1 I'wted 'Itairt ttu? . r ??" , lo incl *e tke pot'utt .-in > ' nn "' ' i r iHitkrJ on t\e <*ay of Ike departure lit t/f.i :.' u t\ intelligence from all parts of Ilie Jl?t Mr 17 n' -ml to ike lair I moment fc>iptiom c : ..if > ircf.ift f-v *lrnrt Or.iignani, It ??-. I .' I Ctrn'iH nd Hent.etta meel l.ondot, K ll'b.X I'J.ll. HEH..1LD-Every Tue?day-One I " ' " (' paixn I t ;; rt t. ?j y.V7'S (nrai erery morning) at rea to i'. >; ".iyi, o f.f uu-.' en mi r??in. legible manner ? *??' ' ?! "? r-' '* tor rr*-ort in m-inutcript c 'VW <if all virrli 'K.rattd 'i.- u(i'ui.y uilt '.'ff'r .. ?iru'rr ? receiver! at 'he Publication DfHce, eor nr'ar . " u,' '' Af???ai? utreetn ..J f'Vi?ltH b, .in. tor nibtcnpliont, or xei'k a t Usenr-its tii '.r "oir fmtif, or lk? fm'iff in'U A# d*LK'r """icy i emitted I) l.T/ V fV.'K J ( DHHESPOSDBtfCE. containing r't i ri t> ro.icileJ Iron 'iny quarter of the world? W><rclly paid for > ' I'ICE can ? tafrfi o/ jn<>siymc>Hi co*wivnie?' J. c: - II - uUnde:' for innertinn mutt he anthenti' .U my t:e nre and addren of tk* writer; not necettaM.tW ,is a guaranty jf kit good fcitk. ' .i? vr :rt r, to retui rejectedcommunicotinfii. '"< i L .i iMENTI? to he vide in advance. A\M SK.MKNT9 THIS KVENIVG. r \ j , > ?AMrmciN imcii, (Sandt, * I'd . ) a t>""r vnnoiM [ifrfoiriwn I ROW V T 1V <T-l!*'. \rtrr ? Grandfather WhitkHV t>?Sir?:k l F VtoNTFI.EY? \ \V|Fe'? FlRIT L.KSIOM. M THr'.^CKl-'. Chatham itrtrt- The ^tra!** n-l'i" |m; - -'iv .IMi? \l.AKPt"?, r,R THE WotlDtirt'l. I,?MF TV M'VS 'I'-. ! V HOUSR, <'U?rab'r> itre?t?Sabi* Bi'.otm> k? ?Modki. ARTIITi MF. 'II\N'C'S H ALL, Broadway near Broomf ?tre?t.? rmillV ? M IV<T?>'L.? ETHIOPIAN PlNHINO?Bl Kl.K??JVE Da* - *n, iic. P\S ?'\ l > H KLI., R-. ii ivnr, t>?\-Flo'?! J? B??tarp ? >'?% ?.( ? nr tub ! !i??Mirri. ST1' vvr.s - NT r.STlTTTTF., Rr-v.lwny. near BtffcWfr natttt ? V.u. I.v>nk'? Mi-?ical Jm.itstratioju of ShakirK?RC \f\r > , , T'umlay, February I, WWt ?aj? Advertisements Tec ed for ote insertion only The telegraph. Our telegraphic despatches will be found highly interestirirj '"-day. The intelligence from Texfs shows tV,at a v.-ai had broken out in that Slate between the Delaware and Camacche Indians, which was waging to such an extent that it was feared it would lead to a general war among til the Indian tribes of both Texas and Mexico. In the fight between the two above mmed trthrs, the Delawares were defeated with i e I ,-s of twenty-five of their warriors. Other nccoit ts of skirmishes between the whites and Oamanehes, cans- d by depredations of the latter tvg inet the former, arc also given. From Washington, we have our usual Congre.Vi ,.! reports ; nnd they will be found wor" thy < f p? in sal. The Senate, however, transacted very little ; enerhl business, tjje greater part of tl.e day bring devoted to debate 011 the tea re* giment bill, Mr. Powns, oi' Louisiana, having the floor. He was in favor ot the bill, and advoc a d the annexation of the whole of Mexico, the most sure way *>f ensuring " indemnity tor the pust and security for the future.In the Houv? of Representatives i( wasa busy day ; that body sp( mingly having takenoff their coats,rolled up tiieir sleeves, and gone to work with a determination to make amend* for their slothfulness during the previous eight weeks. To recapitulate the numerous resolutions and bills passed, would take up more space than we can spare today. We, therefore, refer the reader to the report, under the telegraph head, where also will be found the legistive proceedings, market reports, shipping intelligence, &c. The Treaty with Mexico. T.le treaty with Mexico is the topic of discussion every where. It i* talked about with tqail intensity, in hig'i a::d low society?by the rich and by the ptor. Some affirm positively that no doubt exists of its success, and others are as determined that there is no chance of a treety?that we eve now at all the peace with Mexico w?* ever will be; and that we never ought to leave that couutry, but keep it, for good or for evil. Dunn/thp campaign on the Rio Grande, it is very well known that General Taylor endeared himself to bis soldiers as much from his humanity and strict ju = tice, a = the simplicity of his character; but above nil, trom the simplicity of his costume. The soldiers, who have much tact, and n great deal of wit, iu these matters, had dut>b(-d him old Hough a^id R*ady in Florida, and the soubriquet was r^tai ned during the Mexican campaign. Gen'-ral Scott, who, with all his military genius, has some peculiar personal qualifications entirely difl rent lrom those of General Taylor, has received from the same quarter a different soubriquet. lie is known among the soldiers as old" Fuss and Feathers." Now, whether all this noise about a treaty with Mexico will end in "fuss and feathers," time alonecan tell. There is no doubt that the basis of a treaty has been r.greed on by the Mexican commissioners on the one side, and General Scott and Mr. Trist on the other. This ireaty w h to he presented to the Mexican Conirr'jB-dt Queretaro, which w*s to be held on the lirst of last month; but whether the Mexican Congress in the piesent state of public feeling i:nd * flairs in that country, would concur in such ;i treaty, is the very point at L-sue, and may be discussed on every species of probability. All the future movement* ol our government depend on the concurrence of the Mexican Conares* ir that projel; and ot their concurrence, or non concurr> nee, we can only know by some of the next arrivals from Vera Cruz. In the meantime the chances and the probabilities of this concur rence m v be debated in every possible way; bul no determination can be arrived at until tht lact in ascertained in the usual way. This is the pre.-ent position ??f our r<lation? with Mexico?.1 most singular, unaccountable, and curious position, ind<ed The newspapers mid the public, 'alk a gr?at d< al about peace with Mexico, while the fact is, that we have had peace uith that republic ever s>ince the capture ot its c ipita'; and we may continue to have peace f< r ti;e next few centuries, on the same terms. It has br n a mooted point among the masfe - in the United States, whether it would not be better to fini-li th conquf t of Mexico in this v -r, : n 1 conden c three Punic wars into one, rati -r th..n iittempt to pntc!i up another kind of a p'uee with tha' detracted country, which lias not materials enough to form an orcanised mid permanent government, and which never could comply with any conditions it might enter into with the Unit'd States. We are really o. opinion tiiat the United ut< and Mexico are nt this moment in the liond-of ?that it ie<|iiires no other treaty than t t w :e!i the A mi rirm army bus extract ii Ire i i - that tiie best policy for this country to |iur, ir, under nil the circumstances, 1 ?<!' >t 'I y io I.old that country, to preserve it in it- i i )>' ition, and gradually to absorb it wi'ltin this v.i ,t re, uMic. ll the chance be given up now, t u:<.y no: occur again (or a century or two, or without wading through fresh seen-s ol blood, i n i frightlul expenditures of money. We have i., ,?ir possesion, under t i' con rol of the A merie m army, oneof the rich# ct territorit s on thin continent, and the very pec^e vau'ts ol the commercial world. We ought, by no means, to give up this chance; and nny tre ity that mi.;ht be patched up with the CongresB that wa |o meet ui Qu'-retaro, would, tor future peace with Mexico, be hardly worth I I II I -I. 'J 1 . IJpMW*?? thf ?h which it might b? written. Hy | force of fcrtn-? we have now impoaed peace in Mexico, and govern her with something like an organized government. We ought not to give up such a favorable condition of thinga, holding j j cit such good proapecta for the future. Let ] Mcxico be organized into a territory; its reve! nuea will easily defray the expenses of holding 1 | it, and yield a l.trge income besides. There ia no use in any other kind o( a , j treaty. We arc at peace. We have thrashed Mexico into jieace?and we ought to remain so. j Singula* Cki.rhration of the Birthday of Thomab Paine?Smearing? Eating?Drinking? Dancing ?On Sunday evening last, at the Mij nerva Room, the birth-day of the celebrated Tnom b Paine was solemnized by the delivery of a speech from the lips of Mr. Allen, of this city, b< fore a respectable congregation of old fashioned people, both English and Americnn. I The celebration was continued on Monday even- | ing at the Minerva Rooms, and carried on by ; darning, eating, and drinking, and all the festivities of the ball. A report of this speech will be found in another column of this paper. This celebration of the birth-day of Thomas Paine has been kept up in this city for many years past, and is not a greater departure from ! which have been had of the birth or death of I | Fourier, or even if the French should get up a \ | celebration for Voltaire or Rousseau. Thomas j ; Paine belonged to the same school of moralists | and thinkers us Fourier, Rousseau and Voltaire; ; I but in his latter days he made a greater depar- j ture from sobriety in his demeanor, and propriety ' in his daily habits. The character and history of Tom. Paine, or Thomas Paine, Esq.?if it is 1 desired we should be more respectful?are a study in themselves. Possessed of a remarkable : genius for literature and politics, he was, iu 1 t le early pirt of his career, an admirer and supporter of liberty, in opposition to kings mid lords. This spirit brought him over to t lis country; and during the revolution he did more service to the cause of liberty, by 1 his writings, than any other man?than even jtjr.rson himself. His subsequent career, how- i ever, in England and in France, rather turned j over the steadiness of his mind, and led lum 1 into a way of life suc'i as his last days misera- ! bly exhibited. The violent, gross and outra- j geous attacks he made upon religion, were extended, not only to mere opinions, but were carried j beyond, and lighted upon those who cherished j the Christian faith, who were shocked by the violence with which it was assailed. But even this would not have extinguished the brilliancy of Paine's career if he had not, with an utter prostration of his mental and moral ; pjwers, given himself up in his latter days to the J brandy bottle. There is no doubt that for several years before his death, Tom Paine?or the great Thomas Paine, Eeq.?was nothing but a miserable loafer, as bad as any of the vagabonds | who frequent th ^ owest grog-shop upon the Five Points. This unhappy aud unfortunate period of his life destroyed all that respect and veneration { which the earlier part of his career produced, und might have fixed upon all future generations Yet, with all these elements of intelligence aud power,of wcakuess,immorality and drunkenness, commixed together in his career, lie probably his left behind him more of a better spirit, as a legacy to the present age, than any of those philosophers, of similar hue, who eujoy more fame. Fourier, the French philosopher, of whom so much has been said, was eoually demoralized, ra3re foolish and silly, less efficient in his day; aud ytt men calling themselves distinguished and moral, get up celebrations to his memory. Voltaire is also vaunted at this day, aud he was a great genius; but his whole life was passed in the violation of the rules of morality, and at his famous chateau of Ferney, near Geneva, he lived in open violation of all moral ties, with Madame Chapelet. Yet that place is still exh.bited and looked upon as a place to be re- i vered, venerated and admi e Voltaire was a j man of a different genius with Pain*, more re- ; fined in taste and manners; ^ut with this excep- ! tion, his works perhaps ha> ; produced a higher I degree of demoralization among his countrymen ! | than the more beastly appetites of Paine could ever creatc among his followers. The constant repetition of these celebrations every year, by a certdin set in New York, may be looked upon as one of the freaks remaining i irom the la?t century. They are gradually dying j a * ay; and in a few years, the birthday of Tom Paine will pass by unheeded, like thaiof other equivocal reformers whose principles and prac tice in edrly lite are in open hostility to the principles both of thought and action of their lat, ter days. Removals in New York?May-Day.?House huntiug, as it is termed, has already commenced j in this ciiy, with a view to the change of residence in May next, when the usual annual migrations that characterize our citizens in this respect, will take place. Many of the new houses that have been erected during the past year, and such as are now in course of being built, have been already engaged for this pur' pose. About this season of the year the landlords generally get up an excitement, which has the effect to create a false alarm amongst tenants and room-keepers, and then they raise their rents upon the tenants already in possession, or compel them to leave, or at least threaten to do so. A question as to the right of the landlord so to do, arises here. But we ' I would recommend the occupants, or tenants, 1 thus early, to ascertain how they stand with ! the landlords in this particular ; and such as they ; find inclined to impose on them by this system ? I nf ruiainrr thpir rpnto In !*???.? > *<! . ? ' ? "?"l uuu I commence May day on this very firstday of Feb1 ! rimy. There is an absolute delusion among I tenants and room-keepers, altogether, on this matter of removing. Where rooms are vacated ' j in one place, there will be left a vacancy for 1 ' those who vacate in another; and our citizens 1 need not apprehend any great addition to our ; population, so as to justify this imposition on the part of the nndlords. However, this s-ason wc have had a large number ot houses built, in all quarters of the city, which will be finished for occupation in May and this bliou'.d have the ellect to diminish the rate of rents, which it is anticipated it will do considerably. To both tenants and roomkeepers, therefore, we would say, not to be S alarmed by any movements or threats on the 1 part of the landlords. Ttiere is an of room for all, and more than will be required this reason, in consequence of the erection of the large number of new houses; and should the landlords resort to their usual mode of creating i an alarm, we would just remind those who rent their houses or rooms, that it is something like the system of getting up a panic in Wall street, at least, for the ensuing year. From Honot has.?The fine brig Robert Bruce, < .'apt. Wade, from Belize, arrived yesterday, with accounts to the <>.h Unitary, to which date we have files of the Obatrvrr. They contain nothing of a local character, of interest, nor the usual compilation of Central American news. Fokkion News.?An Extra litrald will be i published immediately after the news by the Acadia reaches this office. The Acadia is in her seventeenth d.<y. (KJ- For a review of Professor Nichols' lecture, and other interesting matter, see last j I column, fourth page. li. J' " I'1"' 11 F*w Tiutm-TAium?Th# Ion* eoMMVfr- j if* about free trade, and high tariffs, nod low tnrift.-f, seem to be exhausted at the present d:?y During that period of time when the manufacturing establishments ol' New England and New York were organising and coming into existence, their stocks became objects of great speculation, by the money dealers and others 1 Many of those establishments were started and 1 conducted by incompetent individuals, and of course, such factories broke, and the stock-holders lost all the money they invested in them Amid such impending dangers there was frequently a motive in the long tariff discussions which took place for years, in Congress and in the journals ot the d-ty. Speculation in factory stocks was the principal cause of those contests about the tariff, both here and at the East. Dur ing the last few years, however, more steadiness* has prevailed among the manufacturers, in stocks andiu the manufacturing establishments, and we hear less noise and less discussion in the public prints, or in Congress. Our manufacturing establishments, all over the country, are increasing greatly,with the increase 1 of trade, and when started by competent men, j their stock becomes valuable, and yields hand- J 9omely to the proprietors. The tariff laws have ; very little influence or effect on the present con- I dition of manufactures. The government may want a high duty, (or the purpose of yielding a heavy revenue to meet the heavy expenses of the Mexican war, or for other purposes; but the tariff laws of the present day are entirely beyond the reach of any influence similar to that which convulsed the country a few years ego. We are now in a state of repose, as regards tariff discussions, and we hope to remain so forever and a day. Theatrical aiul Musical. Park Theatre.?There was a fine bouse here last evening, and as Sands, Lent & Co. are so energetlo in bringing out new scenes almost every evening, the entertainments at the Park arc devoid of all kinds of monotony. Every evening they are racy, piquant, and as I amusing as equestrian performances oan b.*; and that tbsy nan b.> vury amuslQg. no one who has ever Tioited a first class C Ire in company, like the one at the Park, will dfny. Sands, th* graocful, and his qually charming little sens. Maurice aud Jesse, still receive as much applause as ever. Little Miss Madigan and Signor German!. in their equestrian scenes, were highly applauded on their appearance last evening, for the first time. And as for Perez, tbe contortionist, we think he must be made of gutta psrcha, for surely, never could a man with ordinary botes go into such knots and come out again all ssund, as he does. Tbe poney races form a very amusing scene, and were much applauded. Bowery Thkatrl ?The siege of " Monterey1' was brought forward at this house last night, and there was large and enthusiastic audience to witness it. It is ntitlr.nKf Aillw a w??* ?* a ma A?? - A? - mm ?v*j UBUUOWIU9 piCOO BUU I1&R til pilTlDUO spectacles, being replete with taking speeches, popular allusions, fine scenery, well drilled regiments ef supernumeraries and all tbe paraphernalia requisite to make such a performance go off well, there is no oooasion to wonder at its great popularity at tbe Bowery. The sayings and doings of General Taylor are as familiar ns household words to every citizen now-a-dajs; and as tbe General himself is not here, why tbey take tbe next best chance, and go and see his representative on the stage of tbe theatre Tbe prominent, and indeed all the obaraoters in the drama, are w?U performed; " on oh acts well bis part;" and abundant and long continued is the applause. The drama of "Grandfather Whitehead" was performed last evening, previous to tbe spectacle. It is one of tbe most affecting domestic dramas we have ever witnessed, and scaroely any one is formed of u such rude stuff" as to be able to sit it out, without feeling somewhat tearful at the mishaps and troubles cf tbe poor old Grandfather His character was well rendered by Mr. C. Burke, and we noticed many ? moist eye during tbe prcgress cf the piece, particularly among the fairer portion of the audience. Tbe " Wife'a First Lesson," a very amusing piec?, concluded tbe entertainments of the evening and the Urge audience dispersed, well satisfied with what tbey bad seen and beard. Chatham Tmkatre ?The performances at this theatre commenced with the beautiful play of '* Love's Sacrifice," the part of Matthew Elmore being sustained by Mr. Warren, and we must say, although he read tbe part tolerably well, yet he fell very short of tbe high character entertained cf bis aoting, in the part of Sbyloci, on a former eventag. Time and study mxy improve him muoh, but be requires more graceful action, and a better knowledge of stage business. His volee is not very strong, but with attention to prop*r modulation. it would be much improved Mrs. Wilkinson sustained the part or Margaret Klinore well?her entreaty with Paul La Font, in r gard to her father, was a beau 1 itul illustration of the endearing feelings of a child, satisfied to saorifice her Tery life, in order to save ber pa. rent from death Faul La Font, by Brandon, was well conceived, and ably performed, and St. Lo. by Hield. was excellent. Herinir<le, b/ Miss Hildreth, was very Wrll and Eu*ene de Lorme. by Sutherland, was capital ? be is hourly Improving Ou the whole, tbe piece went off well, and Mrs Wilkinson and Mr. Warren were oalled before the curtain. Tbe performance concluded with "Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp." Palmo'i Ore** Hcuir ?Tbe addition of a elever band of negro minstrels, the Sable Brothers, to tha exhibition of Model Artists at this house, produced quite a pleasing effect laet night. Tbe house was very well attended The Brothers and tbe Model Artists gave great satisfaction. and everything went off well. The tableaux enucted by this company o artists, are taken from tbe ?orks of some ot tbe best of the old masters, such as RapUael, Rubens hr. and are very handsomely done.? A visit to Palmo's, of an evening, will certainly be a pleasant one. Christy's Minstrels ?These favorites?fer ws can style toem in ro other way, being now eighteen weeks here, and their patrons are as anxious as ever to bear tbatr plaintive, touching melodies?are drawing crowded bouses every night. They are odd geniuses, full of genuine wit and fun Tbey sing and dancetai an exquisite manuer, and the bone player, G N Christy, is a bust In himself The managei, whom we may term tbe Napo loon or negro minstrrl>y, deservi-s great credit for the manner in which he caters for the tmuienuat of the public. Whoever wishes to laugh heartily, let him repair to Mechanic's Hall. Macombkr Tboufe. ? This vocal and instrumental company will give a concert at the Society Library, on Wednesday evening next. Milodf.o*.?Negro minstrelsy, by White and others, 1 as a)8 >, dancing by Master Juba, are attracting numbers to this place of amusement. I Stu?y*?*nt Ihstitutic.?The first of a series of musi! cal illustrations of Shakspeare, will take place this evenleg, at the above place. Mr. Lynne is a gentleman of deep research?possesses a very pleasing style of eloou' tien, and Is every way suited to the tark he has underI taken. The piece he baa selected Is the beautiful comedy of''As You Like It " Tho musical department will be conducted by Mr. Gsorge Loder, and among the vocal performers are the names of Misses I.vsch and De Luoe, and Messrs Artburson and Leach. Portrait Gallery.?Mr Lewis will give an exhibition of his IrdWn transparent portraits, at 411 Broadway, on Wednesday evening next. Bsrwiwrca's 8t4TIURY Is a'tracllDg much attention I from the admirers if <he fine arts They are fhithful , noptes nt the original Venns and Apollo de Medlcis; and, front thens'.ureof the composition in which they are mcde'.lrd, bate a very life-Uku appearance. Tup. Middcmionk Solkmsity, at Castle Otrden' | next Saturday, will be one < f the most splendid musical ! cerrm oiis ever presented to the Aoiericau public The grtat composer lu whose honor it will be given, will : truly be honored in the way he would have chosen to be I were he now on earth. The solemn strains from his I own splendid " Klljah " and " St. Ps?l." uttered by the j voioes of our most talented singers, will indeed be m fitting requ'r-in for his mighty soul i iu? vi'nnoun cnuaren vr, re to close their engagei ment at the St. Charles t'ie aire, New Orleans, on the ; evening of Jan. Hi. I Mr J%me?ou was p'aying at the American theatre, I New Orleans, at th* last accoutre W. H. Crisp and Clara Kiiis are playing at Sarannah. Professor Rlsiey and hi?f!one, an well m Mrs. Hunt and ; Mr Chippind&le, were still at Mobile rn the 23d Jan. The Heron Family aro lo? playicg at the Howard : Atfcreaeum, Boston Mesdamee Abbott and Vernon anj Mr Dyott, have ' le*n re-engaged at the Albany Museuu. Mr Deinpster gave a c^nccrt st Albany, on Saturday vening lsst, for the benefi: of the Apprentice1 Library in that city. Turk* Island ro iu 5<i.iarati?d from hie Bahamas I'llOPBIt, and annkxrdto jamaica.? liy the ship Galveston, Capt. Jtrsidford, from Nassau, (N. P..) we have ptpeis of a lute date from ilint port. The Guardian ol ilie 12*li January, contains extracts Irom the Turks Island papers, (to the 4lh J'inuary) in relation to the subject | under discussion in the Bahama Legislature, 1 viz: the separation ofTurks Inlands Irom the BuJ hama government. It was said the "intention \ ol many of the Turks Island gentry to accompany their members to the metropolis, in order io he present at the approaching ses. ion of the 1 Legislature." Intelligence lud been received at ' Nassau, that a public meeting h id t;ik"ii pine* in i Turks Islands, and that a "letter from Governor Mathew was read, which made mention of the I willinanehs of her majesty's fcovernineut to llie !<?paraii<>n ol the Turks Inlands from th?- llsliamas proper, Htid their being placed under the government ol Jamaici. Tne measure wi s to be accomplished, through the sanction of tlie* , liahaiiiii Legislature, and ill - payment by tne Turks islands of one-third ol the debt of the colony. The tliankn of the meeting were unv I mmouslv voted to < Governor Matliew and to Mr Smith, the Turks Inland delegate." Am Affair op Honor.?We heard yesterday a i rstlier vague rumor, ol a duel having taken plaec on the Algiers side <1 the river, between a hoc blooded Krvncbman and a flro eating Prussian After i-x hang ii?g two mots, we believe ill* affair terminated-the re- , sun. being oue bat shot through the body, and suppnead to Da mortally Wounded -NO ficuyunt J-m J3 I flUHim ItTRLLMRMK, I HlfiMLY INTERESTING; FROM TEXAS. j War between the Delaware and the 1 (aBlanche Indians. DESPERATE BATTLE, AND TWENTY-FIVE DELAWARE8 KILLED. | GENERAL INDIAN WAR APPREHENDED, I kc. Stc. Ste. Pxtersburo, Jan. 31, 1848. 1 We have received, by overland express, the \T> i"v_l _ C .1 - rtr. I . aI 1. ikw iTieans papers 01 me whii msi , inrougu which we have important advices from Texas> per steamer Globe, from Galveston, Jan. 22 War has broken out between the Delaware and Camanche Indians. One desperate battle had been fought, in which the Delawaren were defeated, with a loss of 25 warriors. The alleged cause of the war was an incur- | sion of the Delawares upon the hunting grounds | 1 of the Camanches, and also favoring the whites in the war between the Indian tribes and Texas. The loss of their warriors had excited the Delaware nation to revenge, and they would probably have a considerable force to engage in future conflicts. A general Indian war was apprehended, and it was rumored that several tribes had volunteered to carry the war to the city of Mexico. A party of Camanches state tllkt twelve horses were stolen from the camp of Captain Gillett, on the Scio, a few months since. Lieut. Cezzens and twelve men followed

them, and in nine days overtook and routed the Indians, killing seven. They recaptured the horses, and took others belonging to the Indians. THIRTIETH CONGRESS. KIRST SESSION. Washing tow, Jul. 91, 1848. Senat*. The Senate met at 12 o'clock. After the transaction oi ma usuki routine 01 uumueu, tae presentation 01 petition* was in order. Mr Diz, of New York, presented a petition from the widow of Major Twiggs, killed la Mexico, for relief MEXICAN C LAI Mi. Mr. Bknt#n presented a petition asking tbe government to assume an old Mexican claim. SLAVERY. Mr. Atchiscn, of Missouri, presented a petition in relation to slavery. Other petition* were read relating to the French and Spanish claims, and the tariff of 1816. ACCOUNT! WITH THE TREASURY. Mr. Yulee, from the Naval Comoiittae, reported a bill authorising aooounting officers of tbe Treasury to settle the acoounts of oertain acting officers therein named. It was read three times and passed. PATENT RIGHT! The bill to extend the patent of Jethro Wood was considered, amended and passed. roiT office laws. Mr. Nilei reported a bill to amend the Tost Office laws of 1815,relative to the compensation of Fostmasteia. rERIONAL EXPLANATIONS. After some other unimportant business, Mr. Setier made a personal explanation relative to a principle erroneously attributed to him, and [denied that he bad ever advooated the dostrine that we had a right to take possession of territory on whieh we had no claim. TEN REGIMENT BILL. The Ten Rrgiment Bill was then taken up. Mr. Downbi, of Louisiana, addressed the Senate in fa vor of the bill, and advooated the principle, that at we could not make a satisfactory trea'y, we must prooeed to indemnify ourselves and take possession of the territory oi Mexloo, ovor whloh wo would spread our population, our commerce, and our principles of freedom. He said in his speeoh that he would defy the opponent of the war to oarry out their proposals for withdrawing the troops; and ho denounced the letters of Meters Gal latin and MoLano. When ho had concluded, Mr Douglass obtained the flocr, and will speak to-merrow. Tbe bill was then in* formally passed ever. A lesolution was offered relative to tbo obedience of lit r>?n A*da*s nMsl Tallinn Utter* of Ocn. Taylor, ?u disposed of. Alter which tha Senate adjourned. Home of EepruenlaUvti. rtrnonal explanation. Mr. Con<ier made a personal explanation In relation to the debate of Saturday, and Inaeouraoiee and mitrepresentations in the report of hU speech, as published in the Washington papers. re90ltti0n) called for. The Statea were then called in order, for motions, resolutions, bo. Sundry resolutions of no public importance were presented and adopted, and notices given of intention to introduce bills, equally unimportant. thfc president's annual meiiafle. Mr. Gott offered a resolution to close the debate on the President's Annual Message, in Committee of the Whole, at two o'clock to-morrow afternoon. J3Mr. Cbozier moved to amend, by addlnggthe first of March. Lost. Mr. Collamf.r moved to lay the resolution on the table. The ayes and noes were ordered, and resulted?yeas 31,naysl3C, Lost. The question then recurred on the original resolution, which was adopted. appropriations for fortifications and for the support of the army. Mr. Vinton, by unanimous consent, reported from the Committee of Waye and Means, a bill making appropriations for certain fortifloatlons for the year ending 13th June, 1846; and a bill for the support of the army and volunteer* for the same period. Read twice, and referred to the Ccmmittee of the Whole on the State of the Union. clerk for the seroeant at armi. A joint resolution was offered by Mr., an. thorlslng the Serjeant at Arms to employ a clerk. Laid on the table. land claims. A bill to oonfirm certain land claims In Michigan s\!?u kwiur, nuu rairnru. ERRORSCORRECTED. A joint resolution, relative to error* in a certain sur Tey,*M adopted. r*r or volunteers. A resolution of the Legislature of Florida, relative to the payment of volunteers muttered into service, was presented by Mr. Cabbell. Referred, and ordered to be'prlnted. A joint resolution by Mr. Kaufman, to provide for the payment of the Texan volunteers,under Col. Curtis. Read and referred to the Military Committee, with resolutions of the Legislature of Texas on the same subjeet IIARIlORAND nivca IMPROVEMENTS. Resolutions of inquiry relative to improvements in several Western, hai tors and rivers, were presented by different members, and adopted. BOUNDARYSETTLEMENT. A bill to confirm the boundary between Missouri and Arkansas, was read three times and passed. SALES 01 PUBLIC LANDS. A bill granting two per cent on sales of Public Lands ia Missouri, for constructing a road, was read twioe and referred. ttkitncv's railroad to tim pacific. Resolution* from Alabama, In favor of Whitney's projeot of a railroad to the I'aciflo, were presented and ordered to be printed. IMPROVEMENTS OF Tilt MISSISSIPPI RlVl'.H A bill by Mr. McCli.rnan making appropriations for Improvements of the Mississippi river, was read twins and referred. preemption nniiit, Also, a bill granting preemption right to settlers In Wisconsin, and a bill preserving works In the harbor of ' Chicago already commenced. NEW MFI ICO AND CALIFORNIA. A joint resolution for annexing New Mexlcj and Upper CalUornia to the United States, was laid over. Mr. Bbodhead expressed a dtslre to debate the same i habror of michioan citt. A bill for the preservation of works in the harbor Of Michigan oity was read twice and referred oorrkipondekre rai.led for A nsolutlos was adopted calling for correspondence since iJeomber 1844. between Generals Scott, Taylor and WortN, andHhe War Department ,if not Inoonpatl bit will tfc* pubtia Interests. 0 II II' I fctAMf M rtWIiM, } J I bill to ?bt rigti of U the D!rtri?t of; i i olnmbU, was read twloe ana referred LAN OS KOB EDUCATION*! rOBfOiBi A blU granting nfuM lands la ludlana,for educational purposes. wm read twloe and referred. reduction or the pkick of pvbi.u lands. A bill to reduce and graduate the price of public UuJs *?* r?al t ?lc? anil rt>lerr?d 'I ?>f T??ur II* the district Or COLUMBIA. Mr. (iiDuiitix, of Ohio, offered a r?solution for the appointment of a telnet committee of fire, to enquire whether the glare trade should be oarried on ia the District of Colombia; and if bo, by what particular authoritj; and whether any modlQoatiosiS of the lawa are necessary on thia subject. Mr. Holmes, ot South ('aroliua, moved to lay it on the table. Lost?yuae 81, nays 91. Jt was laid over nnder tha rulea, Mr. Stevens expressing a wL>h to debate the mine the iiiqiaift-at-abml' clerk. The vote on the resolution relative to the employment of a clerk by the Sergeant-at-arms was reoonaldered, and the resolution laid over. a call tor a letter 01' (ibntbal. tayloii. A resolution was passed, requesting the President to furnish a letter of Gen. Taylor's of the 27th Jan , 194?, In auwer to the letter of the Seoretary of War, a copy of hlnh was fiimlaKail te\ tHa Unuaa An f>to I at ?f VfftTrth last, if not incompatible with tbe public interest presentation of bill# Bills to regulate tbe compensation to the Distriot At, torney of the United States; also, to divide the State of 1 Georgia into judicial districts; also, to oreate the offise of Assistant Secretary of St ate, and for other purposes, were read twice and referred. rai*inu rank in the nivf. A resolution by Mr. Holmes, of S. G , instructing the oommlttee to inquire Into the expediency of raising the rank of the Navy, and for creating Ibe office of Admiral, was adopted. independent treasury act. A resolution by Mr Botts Inquiring into the practical operation of the Independent Treasury Act, and whether tbe said aot bad been violated, was adopted. tariff duties in mexico. Mr. Botts also presented a resolution rf questing the President to state by what lair or provisions of the constitution, or other authority, tbe Secretary of the Treasury had established tariff duties in Mexieo, and applied the revenue acquired by the same Laid over. duties on rouoh rice, &0. A resolution offered by Mr. Sims, of South Carolina, was adopted, requesting tbe President to eommunioate all documents and eorrespondenoe relating to the final adjustment cf the difficulty between the United States and Oreat Britain, ocncerciDg duties on rough rice and paddy. general sjott's flan of the campaign. Mr. Clinoman offered a resolution, requesting the Secretary of War to communicate the plan of campaign reoommended by Gen. Soott, with copies of the charges on whioh tbe Court Martial, or Court of Knquiry, his recently been ordered, and all correspondence from General Seott since the capture of Vera Cruz The House refused, by a vote of 95 to 82, to suspend the rules, and the resolution was laid over. annexation of mexico. Mr. mead offered s resolution declaring it inexpedient to annex the whole of Mexico, and that the terms offered by Mr. Trist were a sufficient indemnity. Lies over. Adjourned. NEW YORK LEGISLATURE. albany, Jan, 31,1848. Senate. hills reported. Mr. 8. h P. hall reported against a petition for tha payment of sheriffs attending court. Mr. oeddes reported a bill iu relation to the layicg out of private roads. Mr. Fro?t gave notice of a bill relative to frauds on emigrant passengers. A bill was passed to amend the charter of the Cattskill and 8cbenectady Railroad. Several bills were passed in oommittee of the whole. Among them, the bill to amend the aot to establish a State Lunatlo Asylum. The general bill for the incorporation cf Bridge companies was taken up In committe of the whole. After a long debate, the oommittee rose and reported. Adjourned.) Assembly. wreck masters. Mr. pmicnix reported a bill for the appointment of wreck masters, in Kings, Queens and Suffolk oountles. the trot oas company. Mr. bi'tbick reported, under instraotion?ka bill as a substitute for the bill to incorporate the Troy (ias Company. brooklyn water link. Mr Caon brought in a bill to establish a permanent water line tor Brooklyn. seamen's fund. Mr. Fisk brought In a bill to amend the aot relative to the Seaman's Fund and Retreat. Tha afternoon session was occupied in debate on the bill to erect a new court bouse and Jail in Onondaga oounty, and other local bills Adjourned. Markets. new orleans, Jan 25,1848?We note sales of sugar, of fair qnality, at a 4c. There is no change in mo' lasses. Floor is quiet. Large shipments of cotton and oorn are making for Liverpool. Exchange is dall. baltimore, Jan. 31, 1848.?Flour?The market continued very dull, and sales limited. Among tbe small lots disposed of were included about 600 bbls of Howard street, at $5 87X City Mills were qalet at $6. Wheat ? Sales of />000 bushels were made, including Maryland reds at $1 30, and MaryUnd white do at $1 37X. < orn ? We notion sal s of 50(H) bushels, including Maryland white and mixed, at Mo, and yellow do at 6lo. In meal there was no change Provisions were dull and drooping. Whiskey coailnned quiet at Utfa. Boston, Jan. 31, Imh ?Flour?The market was doll, though without material change in prloes. We note sales of 600 bbls Osnesee, Oswego, Michigan, tic., at $6 37X a $6 60. Corn?Bales of 6000 bushels were made, including Western mixed, at 67c a 6rfc. The tendency of prices wis downwards. Oats?Seles of 4000 bushels were made at 60a ltye?The market was heavy, and we have only to notioe a small sale of 300 a 400 bushels, at 90s. Provisions remained inactive. Freights- No ohange. Shipping Intelligence. new orleans, Jan 33?Arr Plato,and Foster, from Boston. _ Mobile, Jan i5?Arr ships Klitib-th (Br) from Clrde; Ta:qnin. Boston; Manha J Ward, Uaimriseotui; balks Mntkionum. Boston, and Nvhumkeag, do; schrs Alula, Attakuias, and L\nra Virgiuia, M*l ?m. CM, ships llockall. Havre; Kxchange, do; St John, Liverpool; bark Svlphide, Boston. City Intelligence. The Weathe? ?The early part of yesterday fumr pleasant, but toward# eveniug a heavy cloud aro?e, which spread from east to weat, until tb? slty was entirely obscured, and at nine o'clock, last night, It commenced raining. Fife ?a fire broke out at 2 o'clock, yesterday morning, in the third story of house, No <W4>{ Greenwich street, oaused by the fire falling through the hearth and catching to the woodwork below. It was extinguished with trifling damage. Disoracicful Conduct.?Two men,of genteel appearance, yesterday, took seats in on* of the city line of otrs, at Prince street, and wh?n near Sixth street, off-red to the collector a one dollar bill to pay their fere, which was refused, the collector being satisfied tbat it was worthier* They then gavo him a shilling piece, and nothing more was said about the bill. When they had prooeeded as far np as Twenty-Fourth street, they stopped the oar to get off, instead of whioh, one of them struok the conductor a powerful blow, which felled him to the ground. They botn then ooiamenced fighting him, and stamping hill in the face, until a gentleman in the car was called to the door by the nole:?. when they both ran off. This Is cert ainly one of the most dia^r acef ul so. nes t hat haw occurred in the upptr part of the city for some time. Mr. Maynard, the collector, was taken to his residence in 8'venteenth street, where he is confined to his bed from the injuries reoelved Those who are placed as collectors on these oars, very frujusntly rucelve very harsh treatment, and in some oases, by those upon whem we loon h? pressrver* of peace and good order. It h* only been a week or two, since one of them was threatened with chastisement, and the most indecent and ungcntlemanly j Imvunge lavished upon him by a oaptain of the police, merely because he demanded his fare It was in ths ward of this oaptain that the collector was yesterday severely beaten, without a policeman to a?slst hi a or arrest the guilty parties, A fine state of things, indeed. mioitipicritt Omnibus.?We yesterday saw, passing down Broadway, the most splendid vehlole, in the st?ge line, we ever beheld. It belonged to Messrs Hatfield St Bertlnn's line of Bowery and Grand street stage*. It was most beautifully painted. Icing decorated on each pan acl with a beautiful ocean scene; It was drawn by eight la-go grey horses, beautifully ciparlsoned. Ahrivam ok ramennicik at the port of New York, In the month of Jmiuary, 18IH : ? Krom Ureal Britain 6.242 Krance 1,334 Hamburgh, )<>0 Bremen, 292 Holland, . 14:| Belgium,.,, All other pi ices Total, 7608 Ntw Havkh Railhoad.?Mr. Clnye*. baggage master on this line, will accept our thanks for Boston paper* received la*t nl<ht, In advano* of the mail. Masonic Bali. ?Th? second annual hall of the Grand Lidge of the State of New York will tak* plare on Thursday evening next, at the Apollo Saloon roe pro. need* of the sale of tickets go to the Widow*' and Orpbans' Asylum Fund We ara rare the mystic brother ?: 1 * / immw.mnimtorn ? < io64 tr(U i?p?w tli? oofW'ia to eoutubut* th?lf liitra ,o??rdi itul i worthy objeut. Mtti^cholv Achidi*t.- Oa Rattlrday laet, the >lw< 3?*t K K Collins itnt a pt'ot and two ynnng ui?n, Hob>rt Smith, of New York, and Andrew Koiter, of l'rovl lenee, to itoard the brig Robert Bruce, from Belize, tuen ibout eighty miles south of Saody Hook. The wind had >feu all th? day, and was than, blowing furiously from .be north-west, and a heavy cro-s ? a running Tb? pi ot, with great difficulty, nud at the Imminent risk of lis life, was put sa'ely on boa.-d th > brig, but in the at ^mpt, on* of tbe oars belonging to the boat dropped nto tbe sea. when, in tbelr e(Torts to regain it, ths haw ler which held them to the brig slipped or parted, and :hey drifted rapidly to tbe leeward, tossed about on the les, in an open boat, tor the space of an hoar or u ore, exposed to tbe intensity of the north wind, sud drenohid ?ith the <i-a,which was constantly breaking over them, rendering them utterly insensible; and when the Collins bore down and guco.eded in throning a line within their reach, tbey were so lost to all sensibility as to disregard the only means to save them from their perilous situation. A boa', was then lowered from the Collins, but it had barely touched the water, when a sea broke over the unfortunate young men, and buried them. They were not seen afterward*. The boat which had been towered from the Collins, was also stamped. Bath ot these young men were industrious and honest: tbelr attentiou to the calling and to the interests of their employers, gave them seme importance among those who follow this very arduous aud dangerons profession. Hubert. Smith was beat keeper ; he left a young wife in this olt> Drowneu?A sailor, whose name we did not learn, was drowned about 11 o'clock, on Hunday eight, by aooidentally tailing overboard, at. the Charleston pier, North River. From bis dress, he is supposed to belong to tbe navy. Common Council Board of Aldf.rme.t ?This board met last eveniug at half-past five o'clock. Morris Franklin. Keq.. President, in the chair. A quotum being present, the roll was called, when the minutes of the last two meetings were read and approved. Grand Mmicnl Concert.? \n invitation to tbe board, to attend the Orand Musical Concert, to be given ou Saturday evening the 5th proximo, in memory of Mend?lrsohn. the eminent OdOU composer Aid. Croi.ii'1 rose, and remarked that the acknowledged talents of this eminent composer em MM his memory to every rcspeot. II* trusted there would be a full attendance. Several petit.oss were presented, a?kiog relief from taxes. and were appropriately refrred Aid. Memeroi.k prenented a petition from Elizabeth (ioodsp>?ed, residing at No. 169 Spring street. It set forth, ao t prayed, tuat she may be relieved, in her present situation, being a lone widow, in ill-health and indigent oiroutnstMUOf*, without relations or friends, and being refused relief in the Alms Hcuse, in ?ous?quenoe of slanderous reports against her reputation, and to her great soaudal; and not being nblei to vindicate Lersell from the f?Ue oUargea made aguia*t ber. as tied for relief, and that her character iu :y b ? inquired into, and the alacds.-ouj imputations upu i it be rt<.novei. Aid Lawrence, of the 8ill ward, ruovttd to have the petitlen referred bae'e to the Alieman of the 10th (Nleseerole), with powir. (Immoderate laugbttr). Aid Mesierole considered it was no laughing matter, as the potitioaer had been here tbia evening, and he knew her to be in aetate of inuvh destitution. Aid Lawruncl bad already uo;;e her come servioe, as he had already given her toil. Aid Pchjkh wisliid that the Alderman of the lOtb ward should, therefore, be appointed a committee with power, inasmuch ve the Alderiasiu of the 8th had already done tho petitioner a uervio-i. (Loud lauguter.) Aid .MtitiicaoLK would have no objection to relieve the lsdies iu any way io his power, us he prokssed to be a lddien' man; (renewed laughter.) bat he wished to know the extent of his power in the present oasc. The petition was accordingly referred to the Alderman of tho 10ta, (Mertero!?,) wiih power, timid much laughter. Painting of t'.e Mituiaijipi.?Invitation to the Board to visit Dauvard'a palutiog of tho Mississippi. Accepted Annual r. pott of thd Bank of Savings Acccpted, ordered cu the file. Resolutions of the Board ordering appropriations to Common Sohools. Adopted. Ordering new hose oart for company No. 13, and for o;ening Churoh street.? Adopted. Reportt of Finaroi Committee la relation to relief for louses sustained in oousequerco cI sveral injuries don* to horses?accepted. In favor of assessing property by the Corporatiou, und sitnated in 3d Avenue. In favor of accepting the lepott in relu'.ion to slip at foot of Ouane street. Russ Pavement?A report was presented in favor of the introduction of the Rues pavement in a'l the main thoroughfares of this city, by the Committee on Streets, Aldermen Kelly and Adams. The report was ordered to be priuUd. Owning Potts ?Reports In favor of removing the a wiling poets in Wall and I'earl streets. iu lavor of changing the name of Burton to Le ltoy street In favor of erecting a suitable building for the accommodation ot the police of the 13th ward In favor of each department paying for the supply of their own oil. In lavor of lighting 14th ttreet, between. 0th and 7th avenue-, with gas. In favor of lighting) Burtou and Le Roy street* with gn? fish C.irs ? Report in favor cf chafg'.ng a tax upon the fish cars?three cenus on each or per day. Aid. Cholius moved to lay on the table. Aid. Fecks considered they ought to act carefully on this question. He knew this fish question once to nave thrown an alderman out of his place. The question on layicg on the table was taken and lost; nys 6; noes 11. A motion to refer was also taken tad lost. Aid Purser considered they had aa good a right to tax flsh as they had to tax any older article of lood? for instance, such a* beef or oanvass-baek ducks. Aid. Mesierole rose and said, he took oooaaion to say, that iuasmueh as he cobsidered he had been personally r?ferjed to by the Alderman of the 4th (Purser) by alluding to canvass btok ducks- (roars of laughter)? he wished to give an explanation.?(.Renewed laughter,) (President's hammer, tap-tap?tap ) Aid Mesierole claimed h<a right to be heard. Phesidekt ?The Alderman is not in order. Aid. Meiserole claimed his rignt to be beard. President?Does the Alderman appeal trom the deoision of the chair ? Aid. Mesieroi.k ? i do?i claim my right to explain. Tbq question on the decision of we chair waa taken, and oarried I 80 the Cnalr was *u*ta>ned. H Aid. Meisf.roi.e would repeat Uiat be bad a right to H reply to remark* tbe personal remark* of the gentle man of the 4th, in relation to canvass-back duoka. (Re- H newed laughter ) He bad been aliuded to In the pa- H pert President ?This Li out of order again. H Aid. .viesseroi.e meant to be understood in bil piaoeH In reiatiou to these fish oars, that U wan a small matter H to tax them The question on the original motion, was B taken and oarried. Ayes li, noes 4. H ICEII. H Tbe Board took a recess, and again organised. H Oeneral man?Aid. Meiserole offered a resolu- H tion tbat tbe Common CouitoU appoint a committee toH tender th? hospitalities ot the citj to General Quitman,H on bis arrival in New York, and new on his way H Aid I'i'hser moved a substitute to tend r the Gover-H nor's room to this distinguished officer, to receive visl-H ters. and that bis name be inoluded in tbe reaolutlonH that referred to the other offlo?rs of tbe New York Re-H giment. Alderman Messeroi.e considered they had no right^f to Include the names of tbe other officers, inaimuoh^J as a commit'ee bad been already appointed, as re-^^ gard>d tbe other officers. None respected more tban^l be did tbe gallantry of bis countrymen, in sustalq-H ing the honor of their country ; but if that oom-^| mittee had delayed action, he trusted that his resolution^! should be separately referred. He was astonished to se^H it thus opposed. Aid. PuKfER saw no objection to the referenoe. Aid. Mesiehole trusted that politics, in a oase llk^H the present, would bs exoluded from the Board. Alderman Purser protested against the remark* o^H the Alderman of the 10th, whose thunder he did no^H wish to bear Aid. Mesberoi.e could bear the angry eye of the Alder^H man of the 4th. After tome remarks from Aldermei^H Oliver, Keek*, fco , Aid. Purser withdrew bis resolution^! and the original resolution was adopted. Aid. Crolius moved that the name ot Major Blis^H now in this city, be also Included. ^! Aid. Mksierole accepted the amendment. The resolution was adopted A resolution waa offered in favor of paying Dr. Rees^H for extra services as physician to tbe Penitentiary Hos^H pilal. Referred Corporation Jlttornry.?A communication was re^B celved from tbe Corporation Attorney, Mr. Tomlineoi^H asking for Investigation into hi* official oonduct. ^B Ala Purser offered a resolution of oonfidenoe in hl^B public act*. ^B Tbe aye* and nay* were called for and opposel. ^B Tbe queatlon was taken and oarried on the resolutions viva vo:e. Cart mm, Cabmen, Porteri, The committee t^H whom it wa* referred to eximiue into and report upo^H the abuse* ot tbe above claa* of men, who take every oi^H portusity of annoying passenger* on their arrival steamboat*, ships, to , reported in favor of having eao^H person so employed compelled to wear a badge. Tbe r^H port embraces a catalogue of abuse* on the part of thei^H cubmen. Aid. Maynard proposed to appond to tbe report a r^H 1 olutlon which he would propose, making it a penal o^H fence for any oabrann, caitman, driver, or porter, i?nvt-his place on Ihe arrival of any it amboat, bo., our whirrs.*. The whole tu referred back. Resolutions waro offered to enq'ilro iuto the " rutter^H up" of toe newspapers in tti* room attached to tt^H CUrk's office, City Hall. Referred. Aid. Purheb fduri* a resolution to acquire Into tl^H reason why Mr. Edmonds, keep?r of th? olty prisoa, r^H c< iyed fees at the oicy prison, and how they war* appr^H prlated. Aid Kkllt opposed the resolution, on the ground th^H Mr Kdmonds toted in an upright manner in oOIm, ai^H the risolution was calculated to impeaoh his cbaraotei^H Ttie revolution was not adopted, no quorum being pr^H smt. The board adjourned at UH o'clook, after s^H slou of OH hours. Police Intelligence. H Poing* b'forr Justice Unhornt.?At the arralgcine^H of prisoners yesterday m rr.lng broaght In the nlg^H previous by the police bet''re the above magistrate, Wa^H short b'ack follow, called Sam ityersoo, with large pot^H ing lips, very flit nnsi, small ejes, and to ret (If general appear., nee,his face was strongly pitied with t^H . mall pox. Tlius l.m appeared boforu the justice, dearorlog to look as smiling a:id innocent as pbsslble.^^l Maoists ate?Well, Sam yr u are ci:.irged here wl^H stealing a coat, from .)< liu Peter. Sam ?I didn't steel no cual, Ju Igo Oslioruo; I kn?^H noil.tng abvUt It. John I'eter then s'tpped forward, (who was a gc^H looking Frenoh sailor) ?nd endeavored to relate broken English hor Cuat stolen I'ktic*.?DIs man here Is de man who got utne vln Know he gut him, inu was down In d< place. Wl^^f you call him ' Down, down, in de, de f.n he Bay, ta chamhrr w:d 'II- /emmt uviir, j ut me tulne uoat, put iiim on d? chair, and 4 is man got mui; me oausw^^f tie got him Mauisirati: F.lrivout Frtrf til ! PcTp.r.? Ou Monntur,j itm nn malrlol Frav(niJ^^M i'lit umgirtrale tiien spoke to htm In Krunoh, ie.l^^| iiim that he must i ape. t lo tie rohbed, It he eseoeis^^J with black 1 hi-? s tu I i>w U?y on Hie Five folate; 'bat he m:ght thii.k htmseit r..r u.i*t?, inn. he was left tans iiiioitti. in* evutni.oe, It seems, was

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