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

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 2, 1848 Page 2
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It mm, n i ii i i i "iw> in <?t>tftoVr or 271,0' >f to tUe amount a* tr??-Q *f s,774,ooor Tba ir?%?urT ?>?nt remain* r. tr'.y tb# enie *? befor* . a?"l f hf *awe r?*iNrk ni*y V ?| \4?<1 to tba frl?at* eoou it und the *'l?tn.:?g on but I n *r>d ftcck Th? amount ot cm-rereial bill* ucd?r di?count h?* dfo-ra" d about IS O'JO OOOf ; an.I th* total amount di?counted luring the <m o-'er. Inclu tlcj the brauob bank*. *ho?i a deoreaee of SI.000 oOOf. Th? Ri rtxt *.?Ad al?tra? t of tb? net produce of tht r*? nu?ot Groat Britain. in the Y*?r.? *od q'* ended the 6th of Jen 1847 and 194* nhpaing the In<-r?a?? cr.decreaae there f Ul>! EkOIKA JaM'**' A jgi7, is IS. lnc I Dfc' Cnit inn ?(? sw WJ II OIJ.IM ? W>.w?7 ,cV I* I' ' V'" S, n , . 0 911 "14 ?> !" ? > ? 2?.!.t.> ? 4.t7<'H 4.314 4.1 G1.1VI r. Ii. ii fu " s 'Ml#91 i.4'i0.#?Jt ii,410 ? P. , , tl, ? ... 116 WO Bil.liOi 41..00U ? uii:.;; woo 77 wo - 4j,i.n<i '*ucdlth'ifou Si - !!00 l#4 976 ? 131,1 >4 Or !i.i?ry Hf>? ie.48.?8? 4U 47,tl?.?7? UI.S'JJ l.-4>1.83C n11:a M MT. . .?? 447,644 * NI.t-44 I -n t, t k -"her V ney?.. 19i.f.47 tit,642 J?,0? 5 ? 2t*i>?ynient? 4>f Advances. 1,U78,4U MU.nit ? 5f|C *5 t.l Tre r.ia 615,020 4?.3?7,i6b XP.'JO ? U III DaOaet iac;ea?e. 21* 7,w D*creaie on the Ye.r 2,3.7 4M Rlnrketa. L#ion> (Vn CxcMtnut Kridny, January 14. ?The irr.v-.U or En>l*h wheat for our market during the rc-nt week bara b-eti rooderate and *e?wral t'r?*h rv.u* wtre received up thi* moroinsr Owlo? to the of tha w?vher. m~'t of the Mtnt>l*? were -nil* nut f t condition Trie Uw f n? na-f, Is cn r.ffxr *ol i at Monday's prices; hut all other kinds w ri b?Rvy, > 'ij tn ?ouj? mstsuces. 'hs tnm in lavor of t ie buyer*. :? show of f. ret vi w;ts not Urge; y* that grain w heavy, and pr> riou* mt'ii wit? with dthcnl'v sup- i parted For barley. tlie supply ot' which vr?s good, tbe 1 ipq'ilry wa? inactive. Id |>rlo?-? we I'avn no changa to 1 r . Alt was in ra?<!. rat- sipp'y and sluggish de'itD barley latrat<s. The supply of on s being ?rn*H the o*t trad" wi" ptet'ly. and pricss were well 1 r-;ippr,rti?d B??ns p*as a'-d Indian corn worn ti'giected > r iue parcels cf il?ur were q!iit? us dear. Lom . n C ?n Taaor. Jan 14 The corn market bus r v. rjr dull and Inanimate during the past fortnight, I en 1 p,-:,i?n h?T? assumed Hd?clinin< tenrtercy On the 1 !U iti*??nt. 'h? supply of Erglish Whaat was very mode- j r t-: dry p?ir.pler. fetched previous prion, whilst id eonrtitiorfd p*rc?ls slow sale, and the turn cheaper. alteration infor-ign. of which the antral* du ing ih-.> 'apt w-ek were pretty larste. chiefly strsgllera from Iiu-sim p rts Floor w?s without p.lteration In iod un corn no change took place On the 6th and 7th the operaiious in Whea* w*r>? en a restricted sotle Millers ?cted ith grc?' caution; t?i"r>r?, however, w*re Arm. and j Ei^iDtaiued lat-- rate* t h dc? brands of A m?rican flour sold at fur las' q tatif o?, t.u' ind in orn w- 1 n-gvet ?i in c r.- ;} !->.( hi riiscour (niotf Htiricpp trrm Ir-laud On t he 10th. really floe q'mltti'S of wheat were tak?n ratlj-r freely b? the millers in the e?riy part of the day, and realised previous terms bat b?f<reths close business tieoarnu du'i. an4 previous prices were barely supported The transitions iu foreign were ou 11 strictly r? t i' ?'?>. ?n(l in the eb*-tbi rf operation* cf iropora qno lions i e.i alne-l ab >nt tbo *atn? as ou tl at i^ay ?'-* In tb? r >!ue of flour ro el'eratton ocourr> d Vntbing of interest 'ranspired in lad? ?n corn, atd its j y ll Tt maiued nncainsi'y to oetore. On the l-jth, there w<? ro English whea- no fhew, an 1 but littla foreign ; I the frepb arri?i" t of the 1 tter in njost iimtanoep gom# j to (Titiary. rwiug to there bs-inij no d; mand for tilaok | 8-a quilitieii of whiuh th? euppiy chiefly oonsigts. Thu | trad- for spring corn at w?ll a? tor wh??t *i> very flaw j indeed bu' no artlcio ?*a nfiered on lower terms than on the lu h Flour, lodino c rn, ki., were in dull d?- 1 maud. The trade In wbeat W?i Oull. Jan. 14 ?Kactore preferred keepi g it b*cktill n<-*t market day. Foreign I wm in limited demand andallolber article* f niiJ a dull j (tie at previout quotations LtrKPraoL Cons T??ot. Jai I4tb. P. M ?-Tber* hag j h*rn a limned demand tor rnopt articles of tbe trade. | On tbe 4 b the general runs of fjreiuti and Iriuh wheat Were ftt ebou- tti? rates last q>10t?d A Triry choice 1 temple of white Dtol'g, owing to the pcarcity of flue qualities re?li?-d po high as I0< per 70 Ibi. Weptern , Canal barrel, aud Irith auptiflae auck fl iur was in le?a tictiva deuibod. nod without obanitH in price ludian cc.rn aod Indian corn meal were but little inquired for, ar. l to 111-ct eslts lower price* should base h>?n taken. In other an cl?i there ?aa no change. On tbe 7lh inst. 1 best rm s of wheat and choice supertlne flour, both j barrels end Pucka, tnaiotxiusd previous rates. All oth-r articles weie'h turn in favar of the buyer. Hsying hut f-? ac ual ct uotry buyers in attendance on the 11th . ftnd tbe b"me uj'alers still r- ?i< to purohass tnore | tt*n is nee fui t< - rv? tl m. te r?quiremeuts. nil sorts of old' ?'he' llrili'h or f v:en. were 1 furb'rdepie tbe dt Id to 3d. h d that up<>i of Ko^iish and Irish \ rsw, -3d t< 3J p? luui tbe ourreiic, of that day Sr'nD'ght ^ . ? lakeu sparingly t y consuaerp. uper'or brands 1 rican merely sustained 20i (5J to >0< p^r btrrel, a 1 vi< the turn oheaper Indian corn and corn declined further in yalua to-day, ; '?cing our qn 7 < ;.-r qr and Is per bl below tbe terms of tbis Ji; .. woioh stimulated tone inquiry, hat no eitemjv. . peiations Yesterday, January 14. wheat w;,s 2d to 8J p-r 70 lb, flour 6d per brl, Indian com 1 to 2- ti-r a n-id Indian ms:il 1 s r>er br! phescer than on the 11th7 li'rox MaaxeTs, Jan. 14 ?< otton? The re have been but few transaction" in this ui \rket duriug the past f"ttcight, tu consequence of boii*r* demanding the extreme rates U*t quoted. Notwithstanding. the market ba# h'n) a firm tone. During the week ending Janu iry 6. none was r If-rel at public sale. Arnvatfi are 70 Weft India. and 666 ?]?dra?. 'J'lie export* frotn Great Britain d"r n:." the pasl year have been JJI SjO b?lei>. against I#4.;o0 in 1-46 The total dellvni*" for consumption have been 1 <0- < 17 bale*, cgalust 1.66) 931 The imports duiiujr the pssf ytar f Mow a decreasa of PS 44 halts as c rapered with 1 ^46 The f*llirg off in American ha* b-en to the extent of 117,713 bales, Kgyptiail 39 672 and West India 6 oil; hut in Surat and vladras nn in erenee of 127 694, Brazil 26,3f?6. and IJeng-il 479 biles The stock la now 461 P4C egaiost 64'>.790 )n 1S46 'J'he Mgbeaf pno* of Surats during 1H47 far ordinary to fine was 4>?d to 6 t. and the lowrst 2Sd to 4*^ per ill. The e*iee<i the 10:h and llth were 400 cal?g Metals? Sooich Fig Iron ta< been dull of sale. and prices bi?e bad a declining tendency, sales having h??n tnade in No. 1 at 4Ra. and mixed nuuibeta at 44* ca?h; but yesterday the rates from Glasgow came higher, and the quotation" are now 4t*a for the forme? and 40a for the latter About 2000 ton? cf No I have been ?old. tor spring delivery, at 47s Kails and bars ar? dull cf sale. at ?7 in Wales, and bar lu Lub ion at ?* i>s to ?$ 10a. *'?ffordsbire bars at the works are ?1 5s Welsh and SUff^idshir* pi#* are dull of sale- hot bast in Wales 00s. and cold. No. 1.80s. Rwrdt'h *?g steel !e du I of sale, at ?14 but faggots are firm at?iild?tn ?16 6? The stock of the former i? )a; jv A lair busin?as has been done in tin plates at the late reductien British ie?d hss been in steady request at our quotations Spanish is offering nt ?16 os to ?16 jus but. little done In other deioriptions no change! N vai Stores?Roogb turpeuttn-has b-en in more re q'lmt since our ? ' report 1000 ifarrttle are reported to have <?n sr.M at (j?. which is rather above the Ust transaction 2t>46 bblr. have arrived Spirits have also hern more in, and fa>r extent of buMcess h s be-n one u < I at a rise of lull 64. 33s 6d to 34? balng p?ld for i?oith? i d awn in punoheon* aid '<*'>* for Vtoericaii, oaaka incli'dej 4-i r-sks have arrived The market stems to have a 'inner tone H-.?in la q<i|et,but lu prices D.-> cfja- re b>s t*keu place ? American. 3s 6J : 3s <?d p-r cwt 1662 r a-r#ls bav? arrived this w?ek. The tar mar. kft ha? t.^enfJrr>. and a fun her advance of 61 to ! naa teen paid A cargo ofSJgt barrels 616 half barrels 8 "Okbolm b?* arrived, hut was snld snme tlm? back for t rvilat lb- 6 1 A small lot of 16% barrels 41 half h?r rile hasa'so cotr.e in. which has been told at at 20s 6d a' d iblr- pro If new d-niacd-d. Arcbaneel is fra at 30? o? r barrel English coal is ?f eady at 7s 6d to ? p-r owt frovitioos? Aaienoan?Baron, aa well as middles are doll o: ?al- hut at pr-sent 11'fie charge can he noted in prices, wbl-b are now S^s to 40? per cwt, nccordir.g t" q'i-.litv Harrs are not In rtquest al'uongb bolter* wool I w-sMigly *> eept lower i-ric*# L^rd coves off lowly i 6->< to Bip for kegs, aid 1>S< to in b<rre)i '"he ir:i taction* In b->f are limited and prices have de *n ?, rd 'endency, wh'lsf there is vet y Ht'le enquiry for pot k There ha* 'je n a f.iir impitt of chee*a ?lnc? the lat; the leBt>ti'l haa bier qilet, but a cun?W?rable quantity ha?pi'" d into r d-:iler 'h,?nd? *f about i r? vio ia rtf's pood sf i Hn? -0 to ofl i.and inferior aod tnlddUny,Jo to 4A?. Jriafi Large tiipplles of huttrr. wh'eh wete orer-du? for some time havernnn t'> Holders abow more drain-"' rndai? not ?o Inc! nsd to s.ll, as ?to ksatthe wrikrv-s are moderate, whilst pMces crtne hitch from Jrdnr.d Tt>e trsrts n.te a puff t ca quantity on htr (1 wbii#'. tba d>-liv? eriee i-xet-fd those of l>-st Jm'on I vlo? ]w?rnnl and K''keriny landrd. firsts &' ?? to 9? ' oit "<to9J-j Ltuviltk K6? fo bQi. Wnterf^rd *Ss to 6S , B -1 f?f!t *u J Dublin t1* 'o ft Is. and JSJIgo and Ti*K? 6 k> to-6? per o *t Importers of baoro hseiop further r? uw4 thtlr rales tb?r? hat been r?tb-r nrre busing** il'iini? hut th-> trada in tar from active buyers only t?"in/ uH-l, nt < r the r traijeliate r?nt>; prtate si*ei-t1? W aterf >rd 0')|toM?, and heavy 60s tot; is On basri, or for iiam-dUte snipment little in doinp a rortract h*s b-'-n m*d- at 03?. free on hintd Bsiesrd tierce xniiillf* have b?m It tic inqU'T'd aft?r. and to price* no oh?aj* o*o be notioel - tbe coarfcet has a downward torn* New b-fos b*?< uitel with a limited sale at 70s io74s. for flat*, but old are unsaleable, even at rnu-h reduced raws F^e bladdered lard is still In good r?que?t, and the ?ui.pi? being smill Si? so Hi* it readiiy p?t i for \v? t rf r l *th?r *md? are steaay. at lull rates Mess pork is Id staady demsnil ; the supply is smalt. and prio-s sup pirt-*d B-?t Is dull and to be bad on low r terms Tall >??The trade oont uu's to I uy only for immediate wants As tbe sto k is l w laigsi (.ban last m<kod and arrivals ooma to freely, irn pot lets are desirous to rei-1 se. T y C on ths suotui iy be quoted at 441 91 to 461. F r free leliveiy li'lle disposition is showu to purchase, and tb?r* are sailers for the ueit three luont he at 44*. Word ? la th* va.ui of i dobial asn lor?igu no change has taken place during the list fortnight, aod tbe markit. h - a dull appsaraoce Arrivals are soiall, belog oalv 8-tO b i|?-s for?ii/u. l b-re is a better busiuess done in ? ijfii'h. as growers eviuue a graater disposition to m t. the m-.rk-t prices tb n tb*y ba*e for toaoy months v*st ; tb-* i.osi'ioa of tba spinners Is still however, one of R< a d as the, price of jams is not aOeqaate t'lthanos- of projuccion at ptesent rates ol wool, and *ou?? e ceijerable orders lor goods for the Uaited Bta >-e h?'.e been oouotermanded. much to the luoon*?tii-m? cf tha p?rti?s who were prf|iitring them. Ltvsiroat .iirn Jin 14. H M ? Bark--The stock tit Qo roiiroB :S una i.and prices Ms advanned In consequauci of toe ? setii ? ?; iirrlrals. Iron - Since otir last, tn? t duotto i iu pries b to in "Staffordshire ar.d Wales, h ?s ooofltiijui 1,1 th.> k'dtsI uttt'slions m?y bs uoos?j-'ei 42 per lb? J.ricis quoted last q iarferilsy in co'>?"|.i?,r, ,)t the not'oe gi?en to the tueu i'1 ar-duotlon in w? io Ht?tfor>ts .tre grdat many cf tbe work* re standia.' .and n 'ti u^h the makers qu t !(.? prices yet there aret -w who will lanke contrar . at present rat. s Mb << l tbe mi-ke b- kspt down fsr. t?? ?frks w? ere undxr 11. i lir ; rrire* I" not so f'Wrr th*n they are 1. ^y? ,, |,.?? that? Itoh pics haws e?eo (heir loaest , at d that Sky on at /e will be for th* better. F'rein t tsteS ? M.oteh pr. i, 4. t : werohant b^is lo? |.?.t bars Its hoops 4,'tf fts sheets, 4;iU Ids in I tsrpooL > *?l -tnref ? I m files of t nrpet) irte inalude | V 1 t bis. rf pair rough at (Is to 8? 41, per cwt; spirits are in ,1m feo Jsnind at 34s The transactions in tsr are 1*00 Mi* (ini quality at 14s bbls r sin sold at 1* lid i is <4 r,t e tjibou au>bar, op tc 7?, for fin* trai spate C'i;S -I'UarS hss U- irii a siea-lr M)d UnprovsQ de m iml for olive. tb- sale* of the fortnight amounting to r,> trlr SCO tuns The sales of ??h nil* Mr* AO tuas rod, atX.'l; *u I -' > tu> i= i?*l at 4.'J? li*t, for pal*, and jCi* for brown, per tun Hale rap* aud llns*e<l oil*, are to ba h 11 -Hi reasonable term*. Of the latter, 40 tuus have found buyers, at Xli par tun; otl of turpentine Uaa bs*u inquired lor. an J IS tun? Atuerioan brought A'34; nil trrg yesterday, January 14. Jt'JB has be-n paiil. Provisions? There is a good demand tor new beef. and. notwithstanding the arrivals have been considerable, tb* atock ban not accumulated ; for old tb* inquiry in more limited The ?u!?s of pork hav? bem to noonsiderable extent, a I'utther quantity of about Mid barrel* having been taken for the London market; price*, bov- ! ever, d> not improve, and bolder* meet buyers freely New li*->nn <">rii<*nforward in small parcels, and meets a retail ssle at the quotations; lor old there continues an improved demand, and the stock in now diminishing ; rapidly. Ham and sbould-T* remain dull. Kor cheese i there is a fttir demand, and finu qualities command former l;rloes; middling and inferior sorts are is lower. In Ut d, t he Hile? h?ve beeu extensive at steady prices ; the market is. however, extremely sensitive, and with increased arrivals, lower rates are inevitable. Hutt-r ii lower , th? late sales of Canadian were dragging. ltl(*a?The ?ales are limited, butprloesare pretty Steady. Among th? transactions are 'J00 Heroes Carolina at 20a to -it>i o I ii 'DO i ?uj Bengal at 9s 61 to lis ?d. aocording to quality. Some good broken to giod white, commanded lis to Ms per rwt See''g?'1 ne sales are limited. S me few parcels of Odessa iins*?d have changed handi; aud several lo's i f Ameroan and Kr#nch clover are anl ouuoed lor public sale on ths 'J7th instant Salt? There i? as yw no improved deuoand, the same dull ess continues an tictio.ti in our laar. and there is little alteration in the quotations Tallow has b-en In gaod demand at 47s 3d to for T V. C , and 4tii to 40s tid fcr r.?.:aorog, A few casks Nor'h American have been si Id at 4ti< 01 to 47s per cwt. Tobaoco ?'I he sates from the 1st lusti ut to the present date. wo about 400 hhds ?>i which inn Virginia 1-af were taken for Ireland; 10" Western leaf, with a few Virginia, lor exportation, and the remainder. Western strips, for home consumption In prices no toleration to notice, bu' the market remains s:-ady. Wool- We are happy to say that the improved tune in th trade, wbk-b we have lately had occasion to notice, rill co?iitiu<* Parties purchase with more coulidenn*, but at the same time with gt eat cauliou. The description* most operated in have been llussia Donshoy. K??t India, Egyptian, aud Mogadore, all of which are in fair demand, but there is no change to notice In prices The only arrival* of any moment have been from tie West coast, includ eg a large proportion of Alpaea, FaciuHTi at LiVKhrooL. Jan. IS.?Notwithstanding th? cuntinucd tcaroi'.y of shtpptag. th* freight market Lns been dud since our last report, and we ar? unabl* to quote the advance in rates whioa might reasonably hav? .u_ f,? >k. u.r f.u. d lys bas been upward* r*esen<[?rs do not conic for?-ird irrely, and pay very low prioes For New York, de?d wetgat is 17s 6d to 30s per ton; floe goods. 20?; hardwnrf, 20s; earthenware. 10s. Botto i, dead weight 26 to 3 tin" good*. 26 to 30?; hardware. 26e; ??rtlien ante, <0f I'hiUJ. Iptii* dead weight, 1 > to 2 > ; One goods, 2.??; hardware. 26?; wihftw ?re. 10s Baltimore, (I ad weight. 2i>s to U2n(id; tin<* goods, 2os; hardware. 26i*j ??uhen?are. I 2* bd N>w Qrleans. deaa weight, 12s t>d; Unego:d* 20s, hardware 20s: earthenware. 8s. FOCKE 4; BOULT. Him, Jan 7.?The movements of our Cotton market Inee the lft lu?t. have been a* follow: - Import*, 3oS3 baits U S ; sales 829" bales, of wbiob 7134 are U 3. Our present rates for United fates defcripttons are generally 2 centimes higher than those of last week. The rales of o >iton to day amount to 1379 bales United States at former prices. State of Trade. [From Wlimer's Times, Jan 16 ] Bradford ?In wool t>o additional aetlvlty 1* noticeable I he disposition to buy i* not improving, the prices being a barrier The year opened with a Mr demand in yarns, which will prevent an accumulation of stock, prices are, however.quite too depressed to meet the oost of production A (air business is doing in pieces; there are ltquiries by the home houses for ne* styles for epriog; and the shippers are looking out for cheap lots in atlk stripes, nod other fancy goods. Hiurix ? There is no improvement to notice In this market, ib? exporter'of yarn areout of It, which reduces greatly tne demand, and more short time is the oonsequanoe, which is now adopted to an extent without precedent in this ucii;ht>orliood Prices are nominal ? There is no activity 1n the demand for wool Deep wools of low quality are scaroa, and, therefore, maintain their price; but little is do n? Hhuit wools dull of sale at l it" rates ilvoDiairiF.LD?In checks and stripes, of novelty and a-te a good business has been done; and a cheerful tone animates the trade. LkKDi?A Jair amount of businesi has been done in this m'; prices being low. leave but small profits Llili uti k? Little business la being transaoted at this niar&et, some manufacturers have been giving out more work for their unemployed frames, but are pro feeding wiih the utmost oaution. A fair spring trade tor cotton goods is expected. but the uncertainty of the cotton market prevents manufacturer* laying in more yarn than they require from week to week. Worsted spinners are proceeuing with tha utmost caution In wool there Is no variation in price, and but little doing. MArtcHriTER ?We have sgatn to report the continu aoce ot depression in the market; the transactions have b.en very trifling, and quotations role downwards 1 here is still a U- wand for oloth suitable for the Levant, and for printing cloth,both 27-lnch and 4o-incb. Rath1 er extensive inquries nave taken place for shirtings and , otler goods, suitable fjr shipment to India and other niar'&e e The hour trade bouses are quiet; but for the untavorabl" effect likely to be produced by the advance : on cotton, the year has commenced with fair prospeots. i'he better feeling,which has of late been on the increase, is sure to receive a serious cbaok. If the tendency to a higher price cf the raw material, continues to develope 1 Itseif. In the yarn market there baa been little buslnese uwuv, auu privrp uci IIU'u, \j u iuc iruviv, kuric id iikun encouragement to ?pinners sod manufacturers to ex- ' ' fond prcuuotioo. Notwithstanding. the mills continue, hc<;h here ana in the UrKhbf riug districfs. to extend the t ime of woi king. Over J0d0 additional hands have been . put upon full time, and several houses hav? extended i t|M time of wtrking. We hear from various ijuarters Ihut reduction* ut wagei are quietly taking place?the work people peeing the utter motility of struggling to rislst ttirra at ft time wheii, even at the reduced rate* proposed, their employers are losing mon?y by everything which they produce. BY OVERLAND BXPllHSS. I<attr from Texas. (From the >' O. Pic+yune, Jan. 2i>.] The steamship Globe, ('apt. Wright, cxrived U't . evening from Galveston, whence the sailed on the vl.'d instant. The legislative proceedings at Austin are not ot sufficient iniereet to detain u?. In the Hamton Telfgrajih we dud details of Indian difficulties worth reading. The following is from that paper of the 20th instant : ? WAR BEIWIEN THE DEI.AWAKE8 AND CA.MANCHE"*. We Imrn from s g< ntleman who recently arrived from Bexar that a bloody buttle wa* fought a few weeks since between a party uf Camancbes ard a small hunting | party of Delaware*, in which th?i latt r were defeated with the loss of twrnty-five or thirty warriors It appear* that the Delaware* hive tor years been encroaching upon the bunting grounds of tne Camanohes, and ? they are rematkaHy rtiilful hunters they have deft roved immenre numb-i* of buff.lo and deer, and game has become so scarce in some portions of the Cainanch country that the Indians are compelled to teed on hcrtt* end mules The Cim?ncbes have also become exasperated with the Delaware* b> cause they have sided with tbe nhitib whenever hostilities have existed between tbem and the Indian tribes of Texas The massacre of so la'ge nuniVr of tne Delaware warriors will, doubtless. exc te the whole cttion to revenge their lo?s, ; auU we may expect that n fierce Indian war will soon rage aioo^ our borders Tbe Delaware! have but tew io iges In Tetai and can at present muster scarcely 200 : warriors bere; but tbey can easily induce hundreds of warriors to jolo them tr^m their settlements in Missouri, snd it i? probable iL it the Hbawnese will make common c?u?e with tbem against tbe Camancbes The Datawares aud Sbawnese are better supplied with firearms, au i more expert in their use, than the Camtncbes. and : i. i? quite probable that they will drive the latter from a Wig portion of their pre?tnt hunting grounds It the w?r should become general Indian Fiairr. i " IKrr in the Houston Telegraph, Jan 13 J We l?arn from Mr. I' Breroonrt. that a thirv ns party of C ?m.<tifhes who were probably r-turning from tbe tr n iers of Mexico Mole tweive horses from the camp i 1 t.hpt. Otllett on the Se o a few months inc? Lieut. J t oii?os wit h tw?;ve m-n went in pursuit of the Indian*, at d ?iter f illowiDt; th-in>e days, ov?rt"ok tbem near tbe heal wa'.ersofth" N usees They sought shelter in a tb? k t, but ihe gallant Cozis&s charged directly into the tb *??. ard afier a sboit cut desperate contest hand to libiiU, < cinpletely routed tbem. Seven of tbe Indians weie killed, one eeverrly wounded and tbe remainder, supposed to be five or six. escaptd. Two of tbe ranyeri mi* klll?d aod an^tber severely wuo<led, nod Lteut C tiens win danger^ u*ly wr.unded with an arrow in tbe ? ds. H? ?i?i received a severe wonod in tb? urn. All of tb? stolen horaes were rtoapturt-d. aud right or ten ri< ft* trial belonged to the Ionian* were slso captured I'hn I* eertnii ly oue ef ili? moat brilliant exploits that bar oerur^d on oar Wftern Irotitier ilnoe the d**i>?-rate fUbt of Ccloni-1 Hsys with the Camauches on the nan Saba. TEAKS OF A V INDIAN INSl'RUEtJ HON. | iTh? Ionian trib?? that were hovering along car northastern frontiers a lew umu'lis unce, have nearly all r|ii?|ipcKie<< Niarcelv any large partiei ot lodiaos bate visited any of cur tiadiiu- po*t* or frontier settlements < ast of tbe Colorado, (tin < tni last council ??? held. It is rumored on tbe troaiier tbat a la tje number of tbe warriors of tbe loni's, i.addoes. Cberokees, Keachles, ' aojauehes, 1'owiccaoies, and Hemiuoles. have vi lun' red to carry ou a war ?gaiii*t Mexico Tbe Indian* ihat bava. for ibe lu*t two or tbrea month*. been devastating tbe country around Durango, Man l.uls I'otoal, aod I'nrraR. probably belong to these tribe*, and If they Kbould retur'j ladeu with spoils, tbere >? reason to faar ibattbe war Itrer will be eoaimunloate.l to the great tribes < I CliercksM, Cbootaws H/mlucles. fcc . of Aman*?* I be ycuug warriors of lb"S? tribes would, doubtI?m. del ubi to display their prowess lit the new llmd ot zl rj that li s recently b?en opened in Mexico; and if 1 r.ey should tfer c?mblne under mch a l?adrr as Coteineeb, of tbe i ?m?n<h?s or the Wild Cat. of the Seminoi's. tbey u> gbt overrun tbu northern provinces of Nlrxlco, si e?my as tlie bard* of AttMa overran the *"U fttrn provinces of I'.urops,? Honilm Ttlrgronh, Jan IS .Murine All'olt*. ( Messrs Bsrrlsy V. Townsend will launch, from thslr j ard at Hnboken, to marrow (Thursday) ::d Inst., at 0)4 o'clock a mo't pr"B>i>lng and beautiful ship, tinsurpavsl in workmanship sod modal?to bs called the V ]lo?ei - fo* the firm of Howes, fjodtrsy k <.?, Intended fr th* Med;terrnn?an tr?Je Length on deck IJ i feat, 4 inehts, breadth rf I 27 feat. 'J Inches; nepthof hold, 18 feet, ?J inches Kurlhen, 417 tons. Khe will be lau?ob?1 wltb all vsrd* crrs*ed anl comi letsly rlfged. l'i*on l.awr* lc? << mitiUeJ sulclds at Hijt, Monro* stunt y, raw days slaoa while In ttl of d'llriuui trs Bans NEW YORK HERALD. <??rij!-weii Coruer of lultoft and KftiiAO iti. JAMES GORDON BENNETT, I'ltOPiUK'iw;. OA1LY HERALD?Every day), (Sunday include*.) I cei.'l prr < opy?$7 21 prr annum?1 n thr Untied itatel, Ewopean rubtcrikeri, f 14 pi * annua t* include the volage. 1 ft.KLV HERALD?tyvern Saturimy-%% centi per ctvy?ti 11% per anniw i'W ft* I'mte^Stalei. 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MECHANIC'S HALL, Broadway, near Broome itreet.? ChKIITI ' MlNtTHKL?? ETHIOPIAN HlNAIWA?Bl Rl.E?Hl'K DAMCIKU, kc. PANORAMA HALL, Broadway. ??ar Ho?ato? u-Bai?*?r>'? PArrnitAMt oir thk Mu?i*i*M River. 'i wo exliibiums, at 3 and 7 P M. SOC1BTY LTBBAHY. corner Br??dwar anil Leonard s'rret?MicOMat:n Tnocri'n CoficcilT. New loik, IVMlne*it*j\ February it, 1848. fcj- Advertisements received tor one insertion only. 1Hk Boston Telegraph.- In ilonsequence of the injury to the section of this line between this city and Stamford, by the falli ng ot several trees upon the wire, during the s? vere gale on Monday night, all communication with Boston was suspended yesterday, and the foreign news by the steamer could not be sent forward. Mr. Foss, the chief operator on the line, made every effort to repair the damage io time to get the news through, but it was so serious that it was impossible. Our arrangements are always so extensive, that failure is entirely out of the : question ; and in spite of the disaster to the j lightning line, we present the news to our ! readers in this day's paper in full. \'ewi from Europe. By the arrival of the steamship Acadia, at i Boston, from Liverpool, we have advices tifteen days later than those received by the previous arrival at this port. lu consequence of a severe snow storm, the steamer anchored below Boston, and was hoarded by our special agent, and the news despatched to this city by a special messenger over the Springfield and New Haven railroad Having received full files of English papers, we have devoted a larg*1 part of our paper to the news. In a financial and commercial point of view the intelligence is mgniy lavoraoie ana interest- i ing. The political news does not amount to : much. Quotations for cotton were firm, and | there had been no particular change in prices for ! breadstuff's. This was attributed to the tight- ' ness in the money market, there having been no reduction in the rate of interest, or any important : increase in the discounts by the Bank of Eng. 1 land, notwithstanding the additions to the sup- I ply of bullion and the general improvement in the condition of the bank. The advance in con- j sols, is indicative of the abundance of money in financial circles. The reason given for not re- ; ducing the rate of interest was, that it would sti- ( mulate speculation in staple articles of trade and i tend to check the return to more healthy times, | than u steady adherance to the high rate ruling, j The accounts from the manufacturing districts are no more encouraging than those previously received, and there was no prospect of any immediate improvement. The failures which have i taken place, have fallen heavily upon ManchesI ter and other large manufacturing places, and it j will be tome time belore they can recover from I the shock. We have given the names of the 1 new failures reported, but they are not of much j consequence, and do not touch any interest on this side of the Atlantic. Daniel Webster In the United States Supreme Court?Popular Sovereignty an<l Conitltn* ttoiml Lawyers. Of the numerous arguments which have been made during the present sitting of the Supreme Court of the United States, on almost every subject, by the many ai:d multitudinous lawyers attending, none appear to hare attracted public attention, but the speech or argument of Paniel Webster, a few days ago, in opposition to the ' I>orr rebellion, as it is called, in Rhode Island, in which he explained and illustrated his views on the principles of constitutional Ijw and popu- ' lar sovereignty in the United States. This ! speech has been published in various quarters, and commented upon with tremendous eulogies, i representing Mr. Webster as possessing in his own mind, nearly four-fifths, and a quarter over, of all the intellect of the present age. Mr. Webster is, undoubtedly, one of the great ! i lights of the age?a sort of a sun to a solar sys- j tem in society, with a number of small lights I

1 revolving around him, and around him, and ' around hiin. He is so considered in this coun- | try, in Europe, and throughout th? civilized i world, up to the edge of the moon's atmosphere. I Hut the great and manifold light ol'his mind is limited to certain distinct points, certain luminous spots, without embracing a whole eternity ol brilliancy, comprehending the past, the present, and the future, from the Silurian era down to the last day. He is, essentially, a lawyer?an animal winch marks the oolitic formation?full ol gigantic llying reptiles He possesses wonderful power of analysis. He can spread himself out, under the impulse of h fee of a thousand dollars, ' over a valiety of subjects that appear to the pub- j lie nund misshapen and confuted. He can col- | lect these confused facts, assort them, label ! ; man, nx man, snaae man, una put than up in ! mob a shape an to have the appearance of pliilo- , sophy, reason, truth, mid universal light and li- | berty. His mind, in its original state, was un- ! doubtedly great and powerful, mid intended for the year 2716; but it hns been pared down by | pressing necessity?by professional shackles?by Boston notions, ho that it is now nothing but that of a lawyer, who, on receiving a check lor a certain amount, gives his reason* .aid shapes his arguments to satisfy thore who employ him? I and that is all. * Now, looking at Air. Webster's argument on \ the Dorr rebellion, in this comprehensive view, we (ind that its principal points and salient principles wre hsa?d on n >tll;iey, mid in denial ot every principle of popular sovereignty which he affects to suppor . The principles on which Mr Webster relies, contain ;!ie germs of those j privileges which h;ive, in former rg^s, led to the exe'usive possession ol power by tho kings, j lords, priests, or emperors. From men acting on the same reasoning which lie lies put for- ' ward in this case, the feudal system nrnse among j tlis Ajiglo-Maxons and the Hermans, who were originally a free people, but who became shuckby forms of law, AooumuUtsd in 'hs laps* j of a few eenturies, until they eaded in despotism itself. Lawyers'arguments and lawyers' reasons lead to exclusiveness and despotism. The Angle-Saxons and the original German# were, at the first, a Iree people. They were bound by no forms but those of the will and common sense of the eommuniiy, properly ascertained and authenticated. Jn process of tune, however, some oi those forms became law, and they accumulated, in the course of ages, until they resulted in the feudal system, and, ultimately, in the despotism of the present age, in certain parts oi Europe. Now, the theory of American liberty and law is altogether in an opposite direction. The American (evolution was a rebellion?a popular rebellion?and nothing else, according to all the interpretations of English, Anglo-Saxon, or Webster law. The French revolution was also a rebellion ; yet who will deny that both thtfse great outbursts of the people were founded on the right of man to self-government ? We do not know the particular facts of the Dorr rebellion in Jlliode island, intimately, nor is it necessary to dive into the details to know that the argument of Mr. Webster in founded on part efthe same arguments which the tories in the time of the American revolution put forth against that great event, aud which the supporters of exclusive privileges iu the despotic countries of Europe, yet use with force and effect, to keep the human race in chains and bondage to kings and lords. If lawyers' minds and lawyers' arguments be permitted to control public events in this country, for two centuries to come, we have no duiibt that American liberty, which was established by the revolution of '76, will be almost annihilated at the end of a few hundred years. Nothing but the people and the press, and general education, can preserve a great republic from running into privileges, exclusiveness, and despotism. Any single profession, be it the military, the clergy, or the lawyers, that attains the ascendancy, in any community, will ulways lead to the same results. Past history has proved, again and again, to the world, that the tendency of the Jclergy, the military, and the lawyers, as classes of society, is hostile to public and general liberty, and no one can deny the general fact. In this country the clergy are placed in their natural position. Human rights and liberty are most in danger, in these United States, from the profession of arms and the profession of the law. The republic of Rome lost her principles by soldiers and lawyers. Mark that, good people. Theatres and Public Amusements.?There are nearly twenty places of public amusement in this city, including theatres and every species of exhibition, to say nothing of public balls and other places, where you can procure a ticket at the door. The Bowery, the Chatham, the Park, the Broadway, the Olympic, are all doing, more or less, a prosperous business. The legitimate drama, however, does not seem to succeed or pay. Melo-drama, spectacle, exhibition, horses, and humbug, seem to please the public much better than the old classic drama, including Shakspeare and Sheridan, who are far behind the age. Some attempt is made at the Broadway to revive the legitimate drama; but there seems to be no sympathy with it at all, at the present day. A new spirit seems to have arisen, in certain quarters, favorable to native productions, especially those formed on incidents in the Mexicau war. They take remarkably well, principally at the Bowery theatre. The Italian Opera is, of course, well attended when ?ood singing and good music are brought forward. But one of the most curious phases in public amusements that has struck us at this time, is the progress of exhibiting the almost naked figures of men and women, under the designation of model artists, holy groups, and sacred figures, taken from the scriptures, and the old and new testament. It is only a few months since the first of these exhibitions was opened to a Sew York audience. They seem to have sprung up soon after the arrival of Powers' statue of the Greek Slave here. That was looked upon by all classes of society as a work of art; but the mass of our community have no particular predilection for cold marble. It was soon discovered thatthe exhibition of living men and women,in a semi-transparent drapery, looking like nudity, nlways under the name of model artists, or sculptural groups, take remarkably well. Accordingly, from the first week the model artists were exhibited, they have increased to such a degree that you can view them in almost every street and lane, in any low grog shop, nt six cents a sight. They arc rapidly degenerating from the taste and propriety which characterised them in Palmo's or Pinteux's, aad have, at last, got so low, in some of the by-streets, asfthree, four, or five cents, thereby inviting newsboys, loafers, and the veriest ragamuffins about town, to see them. We remember the rise, progress, and fall of masquerading, as an amusement. The exhibition of semi-naked figures as models of art, seems to be ruuning the same course; and we should not be surprised to see the necessity of the legislature passing a law regulating such exhibitions. In some of the out-of-the-way streets and lanes, these exhibitions are really too bad, and their further tolerance in our city would be a die grace. Thk Opera.?The opera of1"Romeo and Juliet" does not seem to take. The house, on the second representation, wan quite thin, and the applause cold, formal and badly put in. Madame I'atti is acknowledged on all hands to have been a good artist?very chaste and correct. But she has passed her hey-day, and is no longer what she has been. Mile. Barilli has been pronounced beautiful, and possesses a good deal ol grace and action; but as a vocalist, is by no means correct, finished, oi pleasing. Signor Kosi seem* to be the art'iBt who carries oil' the most praise from I the skilful and knowing; but on the whole, i " Romeo and Juliet" is lame, and lugs far be-I hind some of the preceding operas. By the by, the musical criticisms of some of I the journals are quite amusing, more especial- j ly those of the Courrier dt* Ehila Unit. In some i of the articles that appear in that delectable paper concerning the opera, there is such good nature, > and amiable combinations of sense and silliness, ' of absurdity and critical acumen, of learning ' and lumbering, that they seem to be more a sort of liulf-foitr.ed literary articles, than real musical critiqves. One very sensible remark made in ! these critiqun, must strike every person as rather ; correct, viz: that the refined audience oi the Astor Place Opera applaud seldom when ap- j plause is deserved, ?uid fail to condemn when | condemnation is merited. In lact, the critic I thinks the audiences there would relish much better, and be better judges, of a mere English I ballad, than they would be of the finished musi- J cal compositions called Italian operas. There i- more truth than poetry in this remark; and the following advertisement is proper:? Wa^tku lMMia>i4Tr.i.T.?A few young g?ntl?men,wltb ! real mouttkah'i, niulal'o pores old boy*, with deep djrsd roouitseh??, who can f fltjl its as c'n</am at th? Italian , Op?r? Thsjr must lurniffh their own glors* Apply at tb? offlc* of thn managers. Thk .Sot'riiERNER.?The Charleston spring races, which come oil' this month, appear to have given some animation to the sporting t world, for we notice already that the services ot the elegant snd lavorite ocean steamer .Southern- ' er, are in requisition. .She came down lo her lock yesterday in beautiful trim, and will com- i nienc" her spring campaign between this port and Charleston, on Saturday, under Capt. Herry, h?r estimable onwmander ^ ? i ???n mill i. TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. ???g-wasfci Affair* In W?M ngton-Jtetldtnl'i LtTte_ A Unci, ftei Washinoton, Feb. 1, 1848. At the President's dinner this afternoon, there were about forty distinguished guests, among whom was Gen. Houston The evening Itvee was attended by a large and brilliant assemblage of citizens of both parties, most of them accompanied by their ladies. Among those present were twelve or thirteen quakers in their homely garb. The weather is mild. A despatch was received to-night from llev. Mr. Donellan, of Baltimore, noticing a report that a du'el was to be fought to-day at Bladens- j burgh. Mr. Scott, of Philadelphia, is said to be | one of the parties. No tidings of the result. 1 lie H?nry Clay Meeting. ^PiTTSBLEa, Feb 1, 1848. There was a large Clay meeting to-night at the Lafayette Rooms, on which occasion great enthusiasm was manifested. A resolution was passed for the purpose of raising money t o em- | ploy an eminent artist to take the portrait of the j Hon. Henry Clay. A resolution was unanimously carried in favor of his nomination for the Pre. , sidency. Death of Senator Davis. Washington, Feb. 1, 1S4S. The Hon. John Daviaj Senator fiom Mnasa- j chusetts, is dead. Till El Tllfl IH CUSOIIK8S. FIRST flEStilON. Senate. Waihinuton, teb. 1, 1849. WITHDRAWAL OF TROOM FROM MEXICO. Mr. Mamgum presented a petition in favor of withdrawing the troop* from Mexioo, and assuming a boundary line. MKMORIAl. OF COL. FREMONT. Mr. BtrcTopc, from the Military Committee, reported a resolution authorising the examination of testimony, asked fer in the memorial of Col Fremont. Agreed to pre-emption rights, etc. , Mr. liREEtE, from the Committee on I'nblio Lands, reported a bill to repeal a part of the act relative to preepmtion rights; and also submitted a recolution calling for information as to the amount of military lands located in Illinois, the oounties in which they are located, the estimated price, &c. fee. power* of the general GOVERNMENT. Mr. Baglev'9 resolution on the aubjeot of thepowtra of the general government, coming up in order, was informally paused over until the business before the Senate was disposed of. BOUNTY LANDS. A bill allowing further time to satiofy claims for boun ty lands for military services in the last war with Great Britain was taken up. and having been amended so as to exciuae payments unuer Virginia military ian<i war* rants, was pawed. DUTIES OK DlrOIUTIONi l!?TO MEXICO. Mr. Miller's resolution calling on the President for information aa to whether he had ordered duties to be 1 collected on goods and merehandise belonging to American citizens in Mexico, and by what law or authority he had done so, was agreed to. clerks roa thi rATBNT office. . A bill to provide for additional examining clerks'1 in the Patent Offloe, and additional clerks In eertain cases, was taken up, amended by substituting the House bill already passed, and then passed VICE raEIIDKNT'f AHSENCE. The V ice President said it was proper and respeot. ful that he should ann' unoe to the Senate his intention ta be absent, for sometime, in order that the members might be prepari d t j-morrow to vote for a Vloe Presi" denture tim. rr.y reoiment bill. The Ten Regiment bill ooming up, Mt. Douglass took the floor in reply to those who had spoken in opposition to the bill. He defended the war, and justified the oourse of the President. He went into a historioal review of the revolution, to prove the Rio Orande the true boundary, and Insisted that Mexico commenoed the war, that the war was just, and that every lover of his country was bound to support it. On motion of Mr. Bkll, the Senate adjourned. House of Representatives. the presidemt's axmbal messekk. The House Committee of the Whols on the State of the Union, Mr. Stevens in the chair, took up the President's annual message. Mr. Gougix addressed the committee, replying to the several speeches made on the demcoratic side of the House. Mr. Mini followed in defence cf the war and the ad' ministration, insisting that the war was brought on by the movements of General Taylor, in violation of the Instructions of the War Department, for whloh he (Mr. . Morse) did not blame him. On the conclusion of his remarks, the committee proceeded te aotlon. Mr. Viittoi offered a resolution, referring the various I e -tions of the message to appropriate committees havlig each subject in charge, that so muob of the message as relates to the condition of the Treasury and tl e means of obtaining money to proseoute the war, be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means, See Sto. Mr. Wilmot moved to amend, by instructing the Committee of Ways and Means to consider the expediency of Impciing tn annual dlreot tax of five millions of dollars, during the e JLtlnuance of the war. or until the payment of the national debt, on stocks, personal property and money at interest. The said tax to be apportioned among the several States, In proportion to noDulation. as reauired bvthe constitution. Mr. Wilmot'i amendment was adopted by a vote of 03 yeas to 2f? nay* | |Vlr. Brodhkad then propoied arMolationaa a substitute for Mr. Vinton's On m^jlon of Mr. Wilmot. hit amendment, u above, wan alto added to the substitute. Mr. Brodhead's resolution, as amended, wan then rejected?yea* 81, nays 95. The 'mention then reourring upon Mr. Vinton's motion, as amended by Mr. Wilmot, It waa adopted. Committee rose and reported tbe resolution to the Hone* for concurrence. Mr. Collamer addressed the House, giving a history of the war, its origin and progress. Mr. Coaa, of Georgia, having obtained the floor, the House adjourned 1VBW IUUK LCGMkAfCRE. Albany, February. 1, 1848. Senate. OOVKR.IOR't MESSAGE? Mr.XICAN WAR. Mr. Wilkiw, from tbe majority of the eouimitt?e on so mnoh of the Governor's message as relates to the j Mexloan war, and the Lexington resolutions, introduced ' by Mr. Bokee, reported strongly against the position j taken by the Governor. Mr. Fis* took up and debated the resolutions report- j ed by the select committee on eo muob of the message as relates to the war. The subjeot was laid over, to be taken up two weeks from to-morrow. CLI5TO.* MONti MENT ASSOCIATION. The Clinton Monumeut Association bill was passed mcoaroRATion or relioiol's societies. A bill to incorporate religious associations was <ilsousted at length. After whloh, the Senate adjourned. Aaaeiubly. ul'ARIUAff INil-RAftCB COMPANY. Mr. Pho nix introduced a bill to continue the ant rela- I tive to the Guardian Insuranoe Company THE ADl'l.T KR V RILL. The House, In committee, took up the Senate bill to punish adultery, and also the substitute for the bill, 1 reported by seleot committee; but no progress was msde. ' coMr.t5tri. Tha House, In committee, then took up the general bill ror the incorporation of ga companies, which was debated at length. Mr. W.8 Smith moved to oon5ne the operations of the bill to cities and villages, which was lost. An amendment was adopted, that the majority of the directors of any company shall bo citizens of the Htate. The Oriskany clausv was presented, and rejscted Mr. Tito moved to strike out the clause exempting gas companies from taxation for the tlrst two years after their orgsnlaatlvn. l ost Mr, Pho'*i? piop)' t ; to |n'!i H t fh f matlon of gas oompanles In any city, town, ?>r \ without the assent of tbe authorities. This wss aeoomplisbed, by an amendment to on* of the sections of the bill. Th? bill then went to third reading shooblt* nas commst cnartsr. Tit* Ccm?l?eo ?t t|M Wholo then loot tip ??4 re ' '1 jeeted the bill to amend th? oharter of the Brooklyn On Company. ??* * mnofiMUTi. The harbor and rlv?r resolution* wero received from tha Senate, and referred to the relect oommitee Adjourned Hirkclli Daltimork Mahidti, Keb 1 ?Klour? Sale* of about H00 bbla of Howard strset were made at $j 75 ; City Mills was held at J.6. Wheat?Sales of 3000 bushels were made, including Maryland r>ds at 130c. end white do at 138j. C'rn?Sulfa of about 5000 burhrla were made, including Maryland mixed aud white, at 5lo., and yellow atOlo Provisions?Moderate sales wera making to the trad*, without inatrrlsl change in rrices. Whiskey remained inactive at 2t>o. Dealers waiting steamer's news. ________________ 'lheuUlcnl and lUatUal. I'abk ThAtbk.?Sends, Lent Sc Co. ma; be ssid to have a''running1' account with the public, as the entertainments afforded by the talented troupo enlisted under their banners, in theatrioal parlance, rnn like wild tire 1 Night after nlgbt they hive large audiences to witness them ; and, without exaggeration, wo can (ay we do net ever recollect to have seen a more complete and admir aide set of equestrians than Ibese. Everything goes off every night, from the first entrance of the jovial olown. with his loud laugh, up to the last jump of the ponl s In the pony races, us smoothly an possible To-kight L?throp, the clown, one of the merry trio who utter so many comicalities nightly, takes a benefit. It has Inea s*id mat it ia a poor rule that won't work both weys Now.Lathrop has caused many and many a laugh among tha patrona of the circus; 1ft tbem now return the com pliment, and give him occasion to laugh and be merry on hia own private account, hy the sight of a large audience, whlob, to him, will be aymboiical ot a good round sum in cash. He presents one of the best bills of the season. Stump apeechifying; Williams, the Koglisb Clown; 9ignor Germain; all the equestrians of the company ia tbeir beat soenea; W. B. Carroll, Master Levi. p< ny rac?s. St a. We have no doubt be will haye a good house, aa that ia I new the rule at the Park. Boyverv Theatre.?The highly attractive bill pu forth for last evening, by Iho enterprising proprietor o this popular theatre, Mr. Jackson, drew toother a ful and crowded houre. The boxes were fashionably filled and et ery part of the house waa jam full. "The kirgj of Monterey" waa the principal pieee, being the seoond night of its revival, and from the appearance of the house last evening. we predict for il ? long run. The soul-inspiriting representation ot the different battles in which the " hero of Monterey" liaa gained so brilliant a tamo, were all represented wlih ability and gorgeous soenic effect. Mr Marshall, as the b*ri of the piece, waa excellent. Mr Claik. as < aptiln Allen, perlormed well. Mr Sterfns was an exc?l *Lt iepre*e?tati?e of the guerilla ohief, aud the entire cait i?rformed w ith admirable tfftci This splendid piece give* an excellent idea cf the great struggle thai has been going on so long at the great theatre ot war; and presents a daguerreotype view ot the different battle scenes, aid the great aoiurs cngagtd in them. It will be repeated thia evening, wQeo, uj doubt, there will be a full house Chatham Theatre ? Thero waa a tolerable gocd houae at thia theatre last night, und the plays were wel reoeived. Mr. Warren, as the Stranger, performed the cbaraoter with a happy effeot, and though he now lacks gesture, will certainly become oue of the moat popular actors of his day. Mr*. Wilkinson sustained the character of Mrs. lialler. in her usual unsurpassed atyle. In the cloaing scene, her confession of repentance, and the manner in which ahe meets the lost children, are moat aDeotlng; and It would be impoisible tor the stoutest H heart to witness her performance in this part, without H having all the sympathetic teeliog of th? soul awakened. H Mr. Sutherland, as Krancis, sustained the otiar.icter H well, and It only requires a little time to piaoe him in H the foremost rank of the dramatic corps. Mr Br?ndon, as Baron Steinfort. was well received, and, indeed. the whole piece went off with admirable effeot. Mr. Scott H was loudly applauded in one of bis favorite dances The admired drama of " Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp," was repeated, and received with tbo applause it c.erits. Things are going on handsomely at old t and it is oeitainly a most pleasant place to spend an evening. Chbisty's Minstrels ?These Napoleons of negro minstrelsy are going on as aucoessfully as ever. To use a familiar expression, they are as tine as silk, and doubtless fe>-l so every evening, when the crowd pours into Meobanios' Hall. The bare fact of any single band of performers being patronised, without any talliBg off tor eighteen wet ks in successiou speaks volumes as to their intrinaio merit. They pu lot ui a number of new songs every evening Talmo's Opera House ?The Tores risstiques and Sable Brother*, draw good houaes here, and from all appearancea, they will have a long run. Many of their tableaux are admirably arranged The variation of the performances, by interspersing singing between the parts, serves to amuse and please the audience, aa too muoh of one thing,however good, la apt to become monotonous. Mr. Lynne's Illustrations of Sit aesteare?Last evening, Mr Lynue gave auotber of hia literary and mu Diusi viil' riKiuLuuiiip, ?i i w aiuy vesaui mm uie, uro*4way. The evening's entertainment and music, was preceded by reinaika and readings by Mr. Lynne, which called down the general applause and admiration of tbe highly respectable company present on this interesting cociuion. Tbe play selected for readInga and remarks, was, " As You Like It," whioh Mr L read and commented upon in a highly pleasing H style. Tbe analytical dissertations on the charaoten which Shakapeare has introduoed in thla beautiful play, were specimens of the deep reading and knowlejge of character of Mr L., and were reaelved with marked delight by the audience. The tnusioal 11lustrations, in which Ml. Arthurson, Miss teach, Mils UeLuce, Mr Leach. , exhibited their several high to- H o?l and musioal talents, afforded a rich treat to the numerousamateurs slid judges present Miss Leach has a inagnifloent voice. l'he ccnoert which followed. an4 tbe glees executed by the above inimitable performers, gave tbe highest gratification and delight Mr Lynca repeats bis pleasing and highly intellectual entertainm-ut on Friday evening nest, with illustrations of another play of the great and unrivalled dramatist. Bantard's Panorama, with its view of 1200 miles, of perhaps as interesting a country as there is In the Union, is attracting much attention; many go again and again to gete on this wonderful piece of art, and wa do not wonder at it It is decidedly one of the moat magnificent pieces of art ever produoed in the States. The Macomber Troupe, consisting of several fine singers, (two female And three mule voices) give a con cert tbis evening at the Society Library. 1 he programme they tave issued includes many solos, duata, iluartetUa, and quintete., and stvtralof tirbham'a iavorite songs such as "Kicked in tbe ( radle oftbe De?p,'' ' l'be Last k'arewell," 8tc. Krom tbe reputation which the Macomb r ti oujit have made for themselves among ua, a pleasant ewnirg and good tinging may be confldently expected. Brunswick's Statuary is beginning to attract much attention. It is peculiarly life-like, and those who have seen tbe original Kloreniine (tatues, of wbiah these are copies, speak highly of tbe perfect manner in which every particulur Is copied. H (ireat preparations are making for an amateur performatce at the Theatre ltoy?l, Montreal, which ia to oome off on the 4'h of February. and whioh is to be patronised by the Counters of bigln and Kincardine. Tbe profits are to be applied for the brnettt of Mra. Hill, and htr daugher, of the dramatic proieaalon. They bare a troupe cf Model Artista now at the Albany Mr. Lewis opens for rxbibltion. tbis evening, at 7 o clock, his Indian transparent poitratt g?Uery. <111 Broadway la tbe place l<e bits selected It is centrsily situated. an<t we have no doubt visiters to tbis gallery will be highly pleased with it Wlnobrll was in Detroit on the 24tb of January. Madame Bishop and troupe waa to give two ooneerts at Charleston KC.nelnr to h?r ii?nar?nr? fp.>m ?h.? city. Th-jr were to take place on the eveniugs cf the JH. h and mh ot January. Madam Auguita and her ballet corps are about to appear at the i harle ton theatre. Lover took a beatOtou the 28th of January at the WHlnut fit theatre. 8lgnor Bills la at the Chinese Museum, rh'ladelphls Kl?t( hh'i Troupe cf Model Artists op*ned on Modday evening, in .Albany to a full bouse. AromoiMt Paitiovuii of the Emon or H H run Sroit.M at Saoua.?The following 18 a translaiioti from the Htdartor, of St Jngo de Cuba, of the 28th of Dec., received hv the Catharine, Captain The annexed ha* tin official character, being the re* port of the judges of the district to the commandant " At four o'clock, r M , Iflth Init. (December) a gala of wind oomwenred from the N B , the eky being exceedlng dark an I heavy, at A, it etme on to rain, the wind uhanglnp more to North, and continuing to increase In h-rceuntil about ?, wbon the atorm threatened the destruction of everything opposed to ita vioi>noe; at 10,the quantity of ralu which bad fallen bad swellen all the atrearoa and rivers. and cause! the greatest fl <od ever known; about one o'clock A M , Friday. 17th, the river Miguel de Castro broke over ita banks, and caused a general inundation throughout 'be V ?naa, every plantation waa ov?ifl>wed; th" violent wind, heavy ralna, and if?lstleaa curtent of (ha river, arrled evi-fy thing be:--ir? them the unhappy inhabit- H itntn running here ?ud there to aavo their families ana (locks from the fury of the elements, presented a pain lul and foarful epeotacle. About A A M . the atorm de messed in violence, though the water atill continned tc rise? it reined all day. and the next night abont 12, th? river wire higher than the ninbt before. ' It la yet imposalblo to < btain oorrect Information whether any Uvea are lort, the atreums being atill im passable - all the oropa are aw. pt away; many cattle anc aheep haveperished; the tohaoco throughout Vegas ii very near or entirely a total lose It la estimated that 11 will amount to at leant sixty thouaand dollara " The Hr,lat(nr remarks:? " We bava now aome certain accounts of the exten of the mlafortane which haa hetallen our brother* of th Sagua Valley Yesterday, ao flourishing?to-day, ruine by the fury of the element, &.o. "Hut will there not he any charitable hand extend- H to them ' Will public plly fall to diminish aa Liiich ? p laalble the loss suffered ' Can it be supposed that th people will be Indifferent to their ronrplainta ' "Confiding In our reaponae, the Onvei ncr-Oeneral b opened a auoacrlption in favor of the unfortuu te li habitants of M^iii. many ot whom Lave lost their a and have nothing to sustain them hut hopes def'tr (or another year not their demand upon us l>? Naval.?The sloo|i of wnrjl'lymeuth, at tl nnvy y rd, will he ready to leave in a lew day with the newly appoint^*d commissioner i China. Thprp ia no foundation wlwitvtr I h? report th* ummwortby

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