Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 28, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 28, 1848 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. Sorlii-mst Uriitr of Pullou and /iusaau ?t?. JAKES GORDON BENNETT, PROPKIKTOK. MJiili ifXKJtLP?Kvety ??? :ccmFi r<" c.'.ir?C toper ?nnu?-ni (Kt Uni'e.i - alii ?<<arra? ruVef f N mm>. to '?< !v4? (Aen*f*Ste r.Ktr UL. UiL.-Z.crate j pr c?fjr?il If1, p? *n-n??i?in tkr United > ilei ?i? r.tpeou , il-tr- ???!>.*-, to incl-1 it 'kr reflate. Jin editte'. (ii (*f KrrncK j>ell at in the hvgl ih language,) witt I t iiihiuhrd on the day i>f the depaihere. of e %ct- iteamer f* any vort ?n Europe. with inte Uiftruct i |V?n a" of f/.f Ji arrica-- continent to the latnt r*omen: *L^tcrtr,twns "lrf cut ertiementi receive,! by Hem i. I !8 r".f FSrtenut, /'mi: >' /.. eitmisn II Comhilt, and JitKn (Utilrr, bookseller, Henrietta it- eet, London. PKVSIIDKNTMI. 7V?,rf ru_ i Poll*t for Ike Campaign. 9DrKHTISKUEftTS (renewed every nrnini)Id reas 'naktepricet: Inl'fuiillm ?n a piatn, legible manner ' T*tr? Cprternr not reipontihle for errnri in manvicnpt. PHlXTUHt of all itndt emecuted tentfi/WIt ?<l* 1 teepjtck. Orderi received at Ike Publication Offle?, *<>t- I nrr ' and Aftiiati ttretle. jtLL UBTTBHS >,y mau. far rubtcrrpiioni, or t?i!A to ht pott paid, or Ike pnitagr ?r??< de Aucl'Afir?? tkt money remitted rOLUNT.UiV COHRKSfONDHNCB. car.reimn* tmpvrtarj nrtri, loiicxtel tfutrlei of tki tcirldand if uttd.totil Le liberally paid for. SO NOTICE can he tr.ker. of f invmyvt si lunj. W kateve* >i nleni'rd for in?rrf?"n muil 4< anthenti cetrd net*' onJ aiidrcti cftke un ilrr ; not neceeia ri*y for publiceUvn, but at a guaranty of kit good faitk We cmn'.ft undertake to return rejected communit*St?ne 4U PjUflMKNTtlta lemtde in advance AMUSKMENTb THIS KVKNINU. BOWERV iMlk.Vi'JlE, Si'niu^Cymbelike?Gildelor. CHATH THEATRE, Chathtni irect.?Lowdc-* A?CIRCUS-BOWERY AVli*HITHKATR K.- r ?r rir *> tKHM, (iTMUiriCI, PANTOMIME. be. P-iF M0 9 OPERA HOUSE, Ch&mbir* itrMt?Model Avtutj. BROADWAY ODEON -MOOIL ARTUTI. PANORAMA HALL, Stwii*iT, iMrHoutoi n^-BuiT?*D'l PANORAMA nv TNT M|U'U>rn. M*. Ma<*oivv RirMooii'i Mt'i cn Ettertainmikt ? Iruh Ete.ti-c?. Haw I urk. IITnnfliiv. Rvhruarw <28 ADVERTISEMENTS renewed every morning Foreign Mew*. It was announced a short time ago that the British Post Office Department contemplated to change the days o 1 the departure of the English mail steamers from Liverpool, from Saturday to "Wednesday. This arrangement may have commcuced with the Britannia, tne (-.nival of which is now daily expected. If so, she sailed on the 16.h inst., instead of the 12th, and will not, therefore, be due at Boston till Thursday or Friday next. If, however, the arrangement has not y?t been carried into eTeot, we may look for her news to-day. New* by Telegraph. The Southern line of telegraph is completed to Columbia, S C., from which poiut we labt evning n ceived some interesting intelligence. An arrival at New Orleans brings VeraCruz dates to the 16th inst. The treaty of peace, it is stated, has been ratified by the Mexican government, and, in ^onsequence, business was rapidly reviving. Sajita Anna had asked-for bis passports, in order to leave the country-^>ut it seemed to be the determination of the government to arrest and confine him, and thus avoid the contingency of any interruption to the progress of the pence projects, on his part. The news from Mexico by this arrival is otherwise interesting. It will be found under the telegraphic head. TU? Blood/ and Terrible Revolution In Venetuela, The startling intelligence which we published in yesterday's paper, communicating the horn- ; ble massacre committed in Venezuela, receiver fresh mterebt from the additional intelligence which we are able to publish this morniug?intelligence received from au eye witness, on the spot; one who kept a journal of the startling events of that peri< d of carnage, in ihe very midst of death and danger to himself. It will be recollected that we received some intimations, a few weeks ago, of a probable revolution in Venezuela ; but no one expected the movement to result in the bloody scenes which we now present to the public. We have also received a number ot private letters and statements from our corrts/oiidents in that republic, endt-u^or'ipg to explain the cuus* of this bloody revolution. . They give us interesting sketches of the authors of those deplorable events. It appearBthet this most extraordinary movement, leading to blood and carnage, has been produced by a species of Fourerite agitation in that republic, and by the *ff >rt* of communists, exciting tne populxr phrensy. nnd the popular pa?sions of the uneducated people, for en equ*l division of property Some years ago a popular ag.tutor by the nume of Guzman, introduced into the discussions of that day the right of the j people of Venezuela to en equal distribution ! and division of till Unds?to abolibh laud titles; and thisdoctriue was blended with all the affiliating doctrine which have been started in France and in this country by the Fourcnt-s, cotnuu lists, and a?soci4tionists. Thes? doc- ; trinec, it appears, have taken deep toot among the common people of Venezuela; th<; spirit ol aggraritijiism and the division of landed property have been increasing for several years pist, until it has ended in a horrible massacie in the House o( Representatives, and the murder of several members of Congress, as has been already recorded. Such tire the 'terrible conseouenca of these p'btit' rou? doctrines spreading among a compa- j rttively iguor.int people. Ought not this greit I fact to be taken notice of in this country T The vessel which brought as .his important j intelligence, aud which arrived at Norfolk, also j brought despatches from the existing govern- | ment of Venezuela, or some leading distin- ' guislred persons in that republic, to Washington, j We h^ve every reason to believe that an ap- | plic-tion lias been made to tlie government at ; Waehirgton. lojf ihcir aid or interference in ! some way, to restore peace and prosperity to that unfortunate republic. What may be asked, or wtiat may be given, will appear in due time; but it ia curious to remark, that during the j lav few weeks, three of the South American ; \ r#pri! lic??Yucatan, Ontral America, and now 1 V? Dt /.uela?Hr<* ail, in tneirdiflicultiex, applying : to thf Uoiu d Slate: "overnment for aid, ndvic, ! uad pioirciion. la Jch Cas-.*, Mr. L'olk and his ' cibinet ought to jurmie a policy friendly and 1 conciliatory, and such as'^ould be calculated i t< e'lxble the friend* of right, inretaining liberty among tho?e republics, to overcome equally the triends of monarchy, as well ns those of the Cotnniuuisirf, Fourierites, and Asuociationiutu, who wish only for blood, muidcr nnd plunder. W, tfruid that M A;CO, as coon an the Ame?:cau army in withdrawn, will be in a similar condition as Venezuela. Ci. . ta\l^i Soi-ii: Cahoi.ina The pecu liar jiturnii.o hi r .,uih Carolina are seneral'y coming out, one hlter th0 other, in favor ot (x?n Taylor (<m n*xt Pn-nidf 1.:, an the only man calculated to rfatore p'l.n , unity ?nd harmony to the democracy oi i!n ..Imlr Union, or to give dign.ty and er.ergy to idruiuifrtrnliou of the t'owrrnment hereafter Even th* Itienda of Mr Caiman ar?- rapidly im?uming this porition ; j while .hey admit that Mr Calhoun won't he a cand da'e, th-')'Pay that all his iriend* will go for Gen. Taylor. TmcGnitAT Cobpo*atio;? Job ?When will the hoard of Aldermen rnquire into the fat printing joh which wne firen to the Tribunr, contrary to the j.rovinw no of the charier 1 Will Aldermtn McElr*?h yltaa* to explain 1 # TH? GREAT BIT DKOIDKD in FAVOR OF THE HERALD ?ND AGAINST THE TRIBUNE. The Circulation of Both Newspapers. Despicable Deception of the Tribune. The undrrtngnod haTlce bi??n designated by the publi?hi r* of the New York Hnald and tTrui York Tribune, r?-A|,eoti??lT. to examine j >lntly. and report for publication tbo actual eiroulatton of tb?*M two journal*. bav? in.a- tb? scrutiny rrqntrra, anu now report tnat tne | nverrg? rfri ulktii n of ibo two papere, during th-four ' weeks j rrcding tbe ngrerment which originated this , investigation. wu M follow* JVtu> Yoik Hrrald. New Yark Tribune. Artt'gt Djily circal*. Aveitge Daily circnlalatiou 16 Til linn...... I1.4J5 Do. WM?|yio..,,ll,<M Do. Wee?ly do..16 780 Do. freudeutiai do. 780 Do. 8*mi do. do.. 960 28 916 28,19*1 The quantity of paper used by eaoh establishment, during the four weeks above ep?olfled, was ?a follow*: ? By tbe Sur Yoik Hrmld. 0',5 reams for the Daily ; ninety-five and a half reama for th? Weekly ; and flya reams for tb? Presidential By the Ntw York Tribune, 673 reama fer the Daily ; one hundred and thirty-one and a half reams f r the Weekly ; and ailteen ream* for tbe Semi-Weekly We therefore decide that the Hrrali has tbe largeit average circulation. D\NIELH MF.OIE. New York, Feb. 30,1848. JAMESQ. WILSON. This decides the bet between the Het aid and the Tribune, in favor of the former, and against the latter. Messrs. Greeley & McElrath will pleace, therefore, pay over to-day, to the two orphan asylums, fvo hundred dollars, and also pay ihe bills of Messrs. Wilson and Megie for the services performed by these gentlemen on this occasion. This decision, which has been uselessly and unnecessarily protracted ten or twelve days, is, uu wc?ci, unr ui uic ihubi rciiiaiAnuic 111 no terms, its disclosures, and its results, which has been given from the time of Knickerbocker to the present day. There is a contradiction and discrepancy, on itsvry face, which wc shall explain. It represents the aver?ge circulation of the Hirald nearly fifteen thousand under the real fact. The Sunday Herald is entirely excluded from this arrangement?an exclusion which is not warranted under any view of the case; out the decision, excluding this, was only consented to by our umpire in order to decide the bi t at once, and thus enable the poor orphans to realise the advantages of the bet before the winter hud departed. The following was the bet, as it was proposed by the Tribune:? * * 1 ?<?*< vu*i wiin w Uianv We will appoint one honorable and disinterested mm, and tli? Hm.ld rhtll anotb?r. the two having power, II they choose, to appoint a third, and all of ?hetn (ball have free access. at all timi-e. to the books. rffices, and prfM-ro"ms of the two establishments, until they are fully Kftti'fif d an to the actual circulation cf both journal* Tbey sh?U then draw up a statement of the average circulation of each paper, t'aiing h"w mm y cnjiits are ittued d?n/y. wn kly. and othrrwuc; and this stattmant shall b? published three times, both morning and evening, in the d?ily. and onoe each in er.sry other edi tionofthetwo pipers respectively, directly under the ditorifcl head; and if they repnit that the H-rald has more subscribers and buyers than the Tribunr?taking the aggregate circulation of each paper? wc will pay the expense of the scrutiny and give $100 to each of the two principal orphan asylums in our city; but if the Trihunr is proved to have the largest total circulation, then the H-rald shall pay tha expense, and give the $200 a* aforesaid. Here, then, we have the bet in the very words in which it was proposed by the Tribune; and although we publish no semi-weekly paper, and they do, our Sunday Herald was not counted, and this, too, in the face ?f the terms proposed?the average circulation of the retpective pupert, daily, weekly, and otherwiit. What doee "otherwise mean!" j.lie discrepancy 10 wnicti we auuae on tliface of this document, is that between the average circulation, as stated, of both journals, and the quantity of paper consumed by each. In the >ibove document, the quantity of paper consumed by each establishment, in the same space of time, is set down ae follows:? Rfvig. Reamt Daily Herald 975 Daily Tribune 573 Weekly 95* We.klv 131X Presidential 6 Semi-Weekly. ..... Id 1076K TiOX By this statement, which is admitted aad signed by both umpires, it appears that the Herald estnblialmient u-et?,in the same space of time, very nearly one half as much more white paper a* the Tribune usrt; and yet, in the statement of the circulation, the Herald is put down as having only about eight hundred larger average circulation than the Tribune. H?-re is the descrepancy in the statement of the circulation of the Herald, of which we complain, even in the lap ol victory. Our Sunday paier is entirely excluded, withou? any reason whatever. Now the Sunday Herald is a journal of as equal and independent circulation as any we issue from the Herald establishment. But our Sunday paper is not only excluded? the average of the Daily Herald for the same ime is underrated, as we can prove The real circulation of the Herald, to make it correspond with tli" quantity ot paper used, as appears by the above drcument, is as follows :? BFAL CIBCVLATION OF THE WE*' YOKE HKIIALD DtlH ilrrkli 17.400 8Linda/ Jhralu 13 500 30 900 Weekly Herald 11.455 Presidential Herald 7e0 43 135 We may also add, in addition to this, that the have reached during the last year, according to our books, which both of the umpir?3examined, stands us follow*:? HIOHriT CieCl'LiTIO* DVRIKO TIIF. V*AS April 14 830 qaires. dully 19 920 Vl?roh Jl. 7 Jo quires. Sun lay 17 J80 April 17. 670 quires, Weekly 13 0-0 Procidentia! 1 000 Atgregftte highest circulation 51880 This is the largest aggregate circulation of any newspaper establishment in the world. With these facts exhibiting our real business find circulation, it may be asked why the Tribune concern should have wished to conceal the actual circulation of the Herald, or why our umpire should have agreed to sign such a paper 1 This is easily answered. It sprung from the meanness and contemptible duplicity of the Tribune concern, and the liberality and generosity ?>f the Hirald. The moment the examination was begun, it was ascertained that the Herald would win the bet by a targe majority. All th<'ffirls of ihe Tribune were accordingly directed to the concealment of the large circulation of i the Herald, hy refusing to a^reetoany statement ! which exceeded theirs to any remarkably extent, ! iind to throw th" responsibility on us of defeating the decision of the bet. They reduced our daily circulation without any reason, and excluded our Sunday circulation; but yet had the i ' supreme folly and ignorance to include in the mutual slat'-iiient the ugtjregit" amount of white I>.ip?r used by both, which proves the fact we wish tn state, and shows up completely the dej ception and meanness on the other side. For the truth of liter* statements regarding I our business and circulation, any person of re: npectablo standing in New York, will, at any : time, be permitted to vi*ir our est ibliehment, . ud ?ti?(y himself of its correctness. Th^ | I'ooki" are lie;>t with an accuracy un aralleied in j newspaper business, and those of the Tribune uiekejt without ord'-r or y gulorny of any kind j Corpora)ion MokaMTY ? VVliere is the mo; r .iuy and religion of those Aldernv n who will swear to oh?y the charter, and then violate one ; of itu plain' at |.rovi?iona 1 Off- How do the proprietors of real estate, or?rs.?d to p?> tiik^a t?nd aarcrtiaing jobs to the ' Ti ibunt, contrary to law, <fcU?h practical Fou* J tu rum 1 ' I Btantttud Um InrTak We give in our columns to-day, two curioua articles on "Bennett and the Niw York Htrald," a subject of extraordinary controversy, and one which has agitated thin country for the last twelve years, and even been the topic ol discussion in the newspapers, magazine?, and quarterly reviews published in London, and elsewhere, in Europe. The first of these curious articles is taken from a weekly religious journal, published under the auspices of Bishop Hughes, in this city, supported by him, and generally understood *o be conducted by his very great talent and sublimegeuius. This article purports to be republished from i Halifax paper; hot we have the best reason for believing that it emanated trom the lofty mind of somo pious Giles Scroggins, who issues tome of the theological trash of the dirk ages, in the shape of letters, and endeavors to pass them oil' as sound divinity, and religious controversy, in the present enlightened period ot society. The language in which it is written, and the sentiments conveyed, do not aspire to much elegance or sublimity, either in conception or composition. In fact, they hardly reach the literary characteristics which distinguished a certain journal published in this city, called the Subterranean. There is something, however, in the singular vulgarity of this article, that would seem to imply a congeniality with the spirit of Giles Scroggins, in any part of the world. unly think ot a holy organ, 01 a holy tfisuop, 01 the holy Catholic church, charging Mr. Bennett with destroying or ruining " virtuous women!" This is hardly the language of a follower of the meek and lowly Jesus?not even ofthe successor of St. Peter, unless it was during that fit of courage that caused him to draw his sword. The other article on this subject, takes a different view of "Bennett an i the Herald," and is published in a Washington paper called the Whig, which seems to be conducted with a great deal of talent. The article will speak for itself, and requires no comment. These things, however, only show the singular sensation which has been produced in the civilized world?both in Europe and America?by "Bennett and the New Yurk HeraldOn one side, assailed m every possible way by bishops, priests, clergymen, lawyers, bankrupts, and all sorts of vagabonds; on the otner, sustained by a tew, but quiet, people, and by the public at large; the Herald, has, since its organization, risen from nothing, to a circulation of over fifty thousand?the greatest in the eld or new world ; and it seems to be increasing every day in prosperity, wealth, and power. ? This broad fact shows that the civilized world, in both America and Europe?whatever isolated and vindictive persons may say?know what is good in a newspaper, and will support it, in spite of all opposition, and all malevolence. The Opera, and Fashion.?The " grand gala night" on Saturday was a complete failure.? There were ouly about two hundred persons present?one half of them in the boxes, a few in the parquette, and not a dozen in the amphitheatre. The house looked beautiful anc^ melancholy, like a sweet young girl dressed out in the gayest style, but in the last stage of consumption. Benedetti and Truffi were splendid and beautiful, and satisfied the audience that they did their hftfit : hut what wns the use nl' ?in<rinir ?<-> mntv , ? o-"? ???rv benches 1 The whole of this miserable /allure has been caused by want of judgment in the committee who manage the performers?for in this business there are two or three wheels within wheels, 1tetore you get to the supreme power of the Opera. We told them at first bow it would be; but they would not believe us, and now they have the fact before them. We leave them, therefore, to themselves, aud wish them better luck in future. The " yraiid fancy ball" is a greater and betM^ idea than the 44 grand gala evening," and it will succeed. We shall support it in every possible way. In the meantime, the new opera of "Hemani" will be given to-night. It is a most beautiful aad splendid opera. We have heard it several times and we have no doubt, that after the artists shaM have perfected themselves in their rOlcs, it will have a run equal to that of "LucretiaBorgia," if not greater. To-night, the Opera will be filled, crowded, fashionable, beautiful, extatic and de- j lightful. We hope the managers, and all their j advisers, will take the musical lessons (only two cents a dose?dog-chesp) which we give them in good part, or they may have to go farther and fare far worse. A stitch in time saves nine. A button well sewed on saves pins. Pork won't keep in warm weather, unless it be salted and put in good barrels. Cottou pays well when properly spun. No shaving done without good lather. Mackerel barrels will leak, unless well U J * 1 ? ' iiuu|>ru. Always say " oner, iwice, inree times," before you knock down once?to say i nothing of many other wise sayings from the "well known lables of JEsop " New Movement in the Whi9 Ranks?Gen Scott in the Fiki.d.? Wc give in another column, an account of an important mass meeting held at Pittsbuigh, for the nomination of General Scott as the whig candidate for the next presidency. Mark and digest. Tiiis 13 the liri-t meeting of the kind that has taken place in the present canvass; but no doubt it will be followed up by othc The meeting tetins to have been well attended, quite enthusiast e, and has given great concern and chagrin to the friends of Mr. Clay in that city, as will appeubythe comments of one of their journals on the meeting. We have no doubt the friends of Gen. Scott, in the State of New Jersey, will soon move in the same way ; and we have every reason to believe that a meeting in this city will soon be got up for the same purpose. In fact, Gen. Scott may yet be a most formidable whig candidate for the next presidency. Mr. Clay's time we expect is short, and unless the democrats take up Gen. Taylor at the Baltimore couvention, til re is some probability that | Gen. Scott will yet sweep the field. Apropot? is Mr. Polk afraid to publish the Scott and Triat correspondence 1 Doe? he really (ear that it may make General Scott the next President! A Against Itsjci.f ?Tne government j paper at Washington occasionally publishes \ n*ws one or two d*ys in advance ot the mail It did so laBt Saturday. This fact furnishes the b*st evidence in the world of the incapacity of the Postmaster General, in conducting the Post Oiliine Department \Vr thank Mr. Ritchie fonthis evidence?price six cents. Would not the President facilitate the' transmission of the mail, by removin" the Postmaster General from the place he disorganizes, and by putting into hia vacant seat some of the men who arranged the overland express for the Washington Union, and brought the n<*w? to that journal Irom New Orleans, two day in ridvance of Cave Johnson'* mail. Mr. Ritchie will certainly unite with us in this change, if he reads or believes in his own paper, or if he pays for his nwn "overland express " What do you siy, Mr Ritchie! Gome, talk The Trkaty.?According to all aecoufits from VVnh !irrtnn. rrreMt ereiteineni will ii<n/l discussion ot the treaty with Mexico in the ?ecret aeaaion ot the Sena'e. It is believed by all, that that claus* of the treaty which rec<>gniz*a the grantn of lands in Texnn before 1830, will be stricken out At all event*, the pronpecis are not no bright ot the confirmation ot lite trea'y ! by our government a* they have been, or that the striking out of that bectiun will be agreed to by Mexico. TELECBAPB1C MTELUCElfCE. \ LATEST FROM MEXICO. mnn nnmn rrnnimv DiVinmn rue ruALA maim n/inriLu hy the BCBZZOAN aOVA&NMBlTV. Contemplated Imprisonment of Santa Anna. Santa Anna in Favor of Peaee, and Wishing to Retire from the Republic. movements of the American Army. AFFAIRS AT tyUERETARO. &c., &c., Jtc. Columbia, S. C., Feb. 26tb, 1843. The daily overland Express package has been received, and brings dates from New Orleans to the 21st, Tampico to the 18th, and Vera Cruz to the 16th, the two last brought by the Euglish steamer, which arrived at Cat Island on the 20th instant. The steamer brought five passengers for Ha vana, live tor England, and ten tor JNew urleans, and had on board $100,000 in specie. The courier from the English legation arrived at Vera Cruz b* fore the steamer sailed, with dat?8 from the city ofMexico to the 18th. The AmtHcan Star of the 11th inst. contains the official announcement that the treaty of peace was ratifi d on the part of the Mexican Congress, by receiving the signature of Signor Rosea, Minister of Foreign Aff.iir9, on the 10th inst., which date it bears. A meeting of the Deputies and Senators who were in the city was held, but only twenty-four were present, and a majority of them were in favor of peace and tjie treaty. General Lane reached the capital safely on the 10th, from his excursion upon Orizaba, and without further adventure. Lieutenant Yaecin, of the Kentucky volunteers is dead. Lieutenant Clark, with his company, was at CuerunevaB8a on the 9th inst., and Gen. Alvarez was making great efforts to cut of his supplies. Lieut. Clark was taking every effort to thwart such plans, and had been, so far, successful. The Star, of the 12th, says that Santa Anna had asked for a passport to leave the republic, and that he rrcommends to his friends to yield up the contest with the United States, sue for peace, and establish a good government. Pena-y-Pena publishes a letter in which he states that the government of Queretaro, in conjunction with Gen. Scott, have resolved upon the imprisonment of Santa Anna, and thus remove the only obstacle whic;i exists against a speedy conclusion of peace. There was considerable animation exhibited at Queretaro. Business was faBt reviving under the general belief that peace was at hand, it not already concluded. The American Star of the 16th says the announcement had been officially made by the Minister of Foreign Relations, that the treaty had been signed a second time by Mr. Trist for the United States, and Siguor Cuevas for the Commissioners of the Mexican government. The Mexican papers confirm the articles of the treaty in the matter of the cession of all of New Mexico, Texas, and Upper California, on their part, and the payment of fifteen millions bonus, and five millions fur our citizens' claims against Mexico by the United States.

There is no commercial news of interest from New Orleans. triuu. Cincinnati, Feb 28,1848 ?Flour?There tii rather mora doing, sad w? note 1400 bbli et $4 35 Wheat? The market was dull, and heldtri were nklng prloe* above the view* of milters. Pork?Sales of 430 bbla were made at f s 2 J Lard?Sales of 670 packages were made, inaludlng barrels aud keae, at a Whiskey ? Was Inactive at 17K a l*Xo. There was no ohanse Id corn. ?ngar and molasses were steady at previous rates. Credit to whom C&bdit is Due.?What is the reason that the Albany Argut should be mean enough to cause important news, first published the Ntto York Herald, to be printed in that journal, without, at least, giving us the customary credit! We j llude to the publication of the proTibions of the new treaty, contained in their journal of Saturday. When Doctor Brandreth'ti pills perform their official duties, the patient always "acknowledges the corn." Marine Affairs. Steamship United States ? Captain HacksUff and the owners of this nob'.e chip have, It ia said, determined upon ((Ting her another trial, preparatory to her departure for Europe. It ia contemplated to ex'.end the excursion as far as the Petomao. or around the Island of Bermuda. We state this merely upon rumor; but hope suoh may prove to be the oase, as ao excursion o four or Are days' duration would no doubt thoroughly test the great abilities already evinced. In our notice of her trip on Saturday, we omitted to 1 state, that in making the distance from Fort William' Governor's Island, to Sandy Hook light, ia one hour and eighteen minutes, she hsd to enooanter a etrong current; the whole strength cf the flood tide was agalns'. her. This of course is an important faot, which, In all such oases, ought to have its consideration. Theatrical and Htssalesil. Grand Oai.a Night in Theatricals?Tragedy and Fare? in ?nt .4i f.?We haw the pleasure of announcing that a theatrical amiMsineitt of a perfectly novel stjle, far beyond the wickedness of the model artists, is on the lapit, and that it may probably oome off, In a day or two, at Hoboken, or the Bowery Theatre. It is a dnel between one of the distinguished managers, Mr. H K Stevens, of the Bowery Theatre, and an equally distinguished theatrioal oritio, named Mr. Meighan. attaohed to the Sunday press The offence took place at the Bowery Theae.tn./t.. ninht Tk? -Vl.il.., ... Saturday Night. Mr. H. E. STirmtirs? Sir? My friend, Mr MalghAD, demand* satisfaction for the insult off-red htm by you a- the Bowery Theatre, laat evening He agrees to sacrifice bisown feelings and admit, for the present purpose, your elaim to the appellation of a gentleman, (may Ood forgive him for the lie ) You will, therefore. plea?a lead me the name of your friand, that we may adjust the preliminaries Refuse, and my friend shall publicly ehasticc you. Youra. WM H. McCULLUM, J9 Canal street. New York, Feb. 30, 1848 Tha plaoe of battle la not selected ; but wa should advisa tha Bowery atage, between the aeta, Instead of Hobcken; or tbey might engage the Park Theatre fcr one night, and put the priee of admlttanos at ten cents each peraon. This would spoil tbe Model Artlats for that night, and would yield enough to engags the best surgeons in the elty, in case of any accident. The Park Theatre is cow vacant, and will be so till Wednesday Let's have a fight, by all means, and as oheap as pori ilbla. Tne different nou*e* nare an oone very wan iui wei k and every thing go? imoothly with the mauag'rlal power* At the Pa a* Trmtii, the olrou* remained nntil Wedne?d<iy, performing to fall hou*?* nightly. Now. however, ' he houM Is meant, and will remala ho until Wedneedoy evening next. whan It re-open* with the regultr drama, and II >otb, tha lavorita tragedian, and Mr. and Mr* Brougham, the popular comedian*, lead off the ball. Thn j eioek oompany l? full and eff>etlva. and every thing \ prom lea * brilliant laaaon at " Old Drury " Brwrai Twiirar ?At tkla houae. Mr* Shaw haa b<?en the attraotton during the patt weak. Her admirable lalineetlon of Queen k tUiarln*. In Shakepeare'a "Henry I tne Klffhth." ha* gained additional Wnrel* fur her aa nn*rt:?a* U wm plendidly put on the *tage. and thpropertied dreaaa*. Sir were all of the moat accural* and eplendld kind Thla erenlng Mr-. H appear* a* I mo Ken. In Stiakapeare'* tragedy of " Oymbeline " Tbla iracady It to be *plandldly got op, we undereUnd. and wa'haee no donst will glTa a* mueh fatiafactlnn ae " Henry the Eighth " Chatham i'M?*raa?a change in tha management. haet*?en plar.e at thl* honae?.Vlr Fl tuber having renata l bla flotaagerlal ohilr in lavor of Mr F H th n Iran, a gentleman wall and f?vorably known in tha proleeaioo and to the puMio Ha iot*n>l* to apara nn ex p-o?eia k-p'n^ tb? C 'itthain np to the mark In puMlo <-fUmai.li)u. aud we doabt not ba will keap hi* word.? l'O night. Mr. Walnot and Mia? Clarke, eommenae an engagement. and will appear In " Lr>ndon Aaauraiioe," supported by tha aioaliant ctook 004a ;uny Tha dram* of " Th?r?M," will WBXim?nt?, " f""-'rn nVn jHFt IITT k Ciaovi. BawfUK^MrHMMtfriit'?Tills hoflM flouHahci, and 'kM^HPT audfP&W ?vcry ?T-Blog Kqu>? n?n ; Tlora?^|HuM ?!# ?" popular. ?lh) mtuuunJ ?" tu-y ire at tomnnot fail to oouttnai en M* MAtewyh*rMor?u'e Irish k>kmmus.?Twee SMttknvM it/IV-iiU m* uni'-nu the bos'. Jnter?ftln.j uow piiKPfd ; tliey differ materially ft'm all otoer lec.urts 6f tLu kind tba; have been given here, ?' Mr M It is antfstod by hi* lady au J -lure <Huglit?rK < anil both he and his faaiilv, are ull admirable vocal aa-i lastrumeot*! musicians. t tildes being fully imbued with tb? true lllberni ii wit ei'd brilliancy of dio'lor. W? b>ll?v.< thrnn Iris'i evei lci;s will become tbd im-at popu lar and faTOrlt.? amn?-meot oi tli? day Oae will be ,(1 ten this evening at Panorama Hall, 69s BriaJway. PpiNlTTo'a LcARnrn Canary Birds ? We oalled In to ee tb-se bard working little fellow* on Saturday eveninfc last, and ?fr? really astonished ?t tb? intelligence lispUyed by them, the ob?dlence with which they o' ?y the order of the g?nilna*ii who exMblts them, and the esse and abaolutu pracn with which they go through their pretty little trick* They draw wagons, dance on tight and slack ropes, at md on their head*, fire off cannon*, and in foot do every thing but apeak. Signor !Spirette must'eertainly have learned the languaue of bird*, Ilka the Sultan of old In the Arabian Nights Entertainments, as we cannot imagine how rise he has succeeded in so highly educating his beautiful little flock They are to bs seen every day of ti e week except Mondays, at 1#X A M. and 3 and 7 P. M. We were pleased to see qui'e a numerous audience on Saturday evening. We understand he has a great number of visiters dally. Christy's Minstrbi.s return to Mechanics' Hall to morrow evening, and we doubt not will be met by a orowded house. Thi- Modki. Artists about town do not seam to draw so well aa they have done; it is probab y because the public are satiated with this kind of exhibition. At the( Odeon,in Broadway, and at Falmo's Opera House la Chambers street, there will be tableaux vivanti.thl*' evening. Brunswick's Statuary is being exhibited at 396 Broadway. They are very handsomely modelled, add are exant copies of the famous statues of ApriUo and Ve uuo uo mruici. m Mal'lle Diraier is dancing at Vera tni 8he is accompanied by Madame Fanny Man ten. On the occasion of M?d'ile L)'g third appearance, on the 2d inxt., she wax taken ill, and the ballet, "The UiseUs," neytssrily cut short. Herr Alexander i? alio at Vera Cruz, and Sign* Rc?si was, at last account*, about to oommsDce g!>iug p/r formanotts In magio. An Amerloan circus vas to open in a few days. fjj'\ To the F.ditob or the Heralu ? - Modkl A*tiit? ? I hay* read many aibWWVr^Utivo to the Model Artists. some calling on tb?eh? authorities, and others suwg?stlng the proprlety ofjfre C*gl?lature eranting a law for their suppression. Irft to me astonishing that the city fathers, who ' uwif.io know the law of the land, should attempt to matter off their own shoulders. as, I believe, *%.WMMtlon can take place without a license from tfro-of the peace. If thii is the law of the 4a?6, Vlty allow the representation of objects which are nfclaulatrd to vitiate the mind and oorrupt the morals of the rising generation ? Every clergyman who regards tho spiritual welfare of his Uook?every father who prides himself in the virtus and honor of his household, should call upon the judges cf the land to arrest this odious, desecrating exhibition of human bniuus. and if thev will not recDOul to tbe demand, let the ballot bos muko tbeut feel that tht-y are bound to proteot thn morals cf th'i community It is a'sa geutrully feiiOTi that upon the oath ol any two members of society tbat h nuise.ncs exists in any part of the city, tbe authorities have the puwur of preventing its repetition With thauk? for the insertion of my last communication, in your invaluable journal, which is zealously watching the best interests of the commonwealth I remain, sir, your's, C1VI3. Intellllgenee lroip the West Indies. [From the Hamilton Beimudiau. Feb 9.] By the ste?m*rs Thames and Tay, we have received our custom*ry files of papers t'rein tbe West Indies. Jamaica?Accounts from this island are to the 21st ultimo. The session of the Legislature, which had lasted ten week*, was prorogued on the 23th Dec. by Sir Charles Grey. A few days previously, the House ot Assembly agreed to a memorial to the Queen on the depressed state of agriculture in tbe island ; and tbe same was placed in tbe handi of the Governor to be forwarded Immediately. Th" sum of ?jG00 had been granted for ednoational purposes, partly for the support of a normal school (for training teachers), and partly iu aid of such other schools as m?y require pecuniary help Governor | Grey, in his prorogation speech, adverted to a prospeo- j tive deficiency ot ruvenua to the amouat of ?16,000, as I appeared by the estimates of Ways and Means Barbados.?The affairs of the West India Bank still | constitute the theiae of public discussion in this laland. 1 A thorough investigation had taken place, tho result* ot j which are succinctly and pertinently stated in the fol- j lowing extract from the Birbniot ilrrcuty of January I 37 " Mlsm?n*g?ii,eut, nr.soonduot, end miseverything, | form the fearful list cf thu causes which have produced ' a ruined bank and a ruined class of tbe community It is now disolosad that shareholders were n'g;igent ot | their interests, and trusted to the directors in too ; much confidence ; that th? directory, for years past, have been culpable, and have nqt shown themselves j ?[uaiified lor the f I'* IWIIT* of their duties, with a j ew honorable eiceptlors amongst them ; it is now MwrdlM particular Individuals considered the funds ! of the bank accessible to them whenever and for what- ! aver purposes required; a d further, tbat lnexousable seoreoy, and the most unnecessary nervousness, con- j cerning such information as should have been imperatively called for by the shareholders, through the pro- 1 per channels, were damning to the prosperity of the in- l slitution; all tbis was k?pt incog, uotll the therehnld- ' rrs forced it before the light at their meeting on the 23th | instant. And such a burst of iniigoation hi was evinced on this oecasloa, can easily l>e conceived by th? hooest man. Since June last, pTivate letters from Mr. Soricgeour, of the Union Bauk, Loudon, warued the 3scretaiy ot the position of barton and tllgginsoo's house, { her* aud la Liverpool; he did not convey a warning to ; be aware of whit may or whut would be; but, through emphatic words, expressed in th* spirit of inspired prophecy he gave a warning to the Secretary agains: the: irobability, that lrom certain ciicumstances, certain ' events were likely to occur. Did the Secretary hasten, iuduc'dfrcm un interest*d feelins lor the salety of the , bauk, and exhibit these letters cl waruioe to tui direc- | tors, th.it tliey might control tbe mtutig-meni? No! He says,'I wasatraidof creating alarm!' Did the Secretary show these.or eltherof these U tters ot warning to either or all of tbe directors ? He says, to Mr Berjamin Jones, who, beltg present at ths meeting, answered, ' it is a lie !' And to Mr. Lynch, also present, who denied ' most solemnly and sincerely' that he had nsv?r been shown a letter addressed to tbe Secretary. Mr Heath, chairman of the board of dirtotors. had seen a letter in October last, an dressed to tbe Secretary hy Mr |ssll|s' onr We lind that the Secretary nuuiOers some friebds among tbe shareholders It is not our provinae to enquire wby he has these friends ; but it is cur duty to ay that a r?S)lution of expulsion was paesed hy a majority of twelve of the shareholders. whtae decision, if iL can be binding ou tho fcoa-d of direotors, decrees tbat the Secretary is no longer entitled to confidence, a resolution in which we, sud all present, and all ?ho know anything of the Secretary's conduat, mua: acquiesc i By the report ot the committee appointed to ibvestigate the affairs of the bank, agreed to Jan 17, tbe claiui'i ot bill holders are recogniz-tu as the. first for settlement; it is exptCLed that the entire liabilities will be discharged by 1st Deo , 16j0 Amtiui.-a?The House of A*semWy of Antigu* was erg iged iu framing a new tariff of impesis an act consequent upon tbe abrogation of the du u s of custom* ? The Weekly H'giner of January 11, furnishes thn following intniestlug particulars of tbis new mensure " Tbe bill now under the consideration of the House provide* fur tho entire abolition or the duties on plckb'd and salted fish, an'J on oorn meal, tbe principal articles of imnorted lood rrins..m*d bv our laborioe DODUlation: oo other article* of lnoie general consumption, and islao on mules. lumber, staves and other items enfatial either to the cultivation of the eoil, or to the erectioa or repair of our beu*?B and otln-r buiidicR' in t'.waor in ocuu'ry; the bill proposes in some inatanoes to ruduoc, ana in othera to remove lb* impost duty altogether; the drlicit occasioned ry tha a'j.i r ictinn froia the twinury of the rami formerly payable on those artioUa which will in future be admitted free or at a reduced rate ot duty, ia Intended to be met by a more th*n corresponding duty on wine*, branny, ai.d other articles ot luxury " Ai connected with this meaaura w? have hIb'i to ex prct ss an not of common justice that the bill now before the Hou*e for repealing tUe existing tonusge act, and lor authorizing the treasurer to levy a tonnage duly on shippiog entering the porta of tbi? inland, nil! be passed into a la*; this will pluce annually between two and tbrce tiiouaand pound* in our treasury, a sum which in now applied to (lie payment ot tba s.Uri.-fl of the officers oi the oustouiB, hitherto this pay nmit has been muli In services rendered to tirn ooio. y in the collection of our duties; but a? tbe fatum pulo.iuHDn- al tb??r services la to be transferred to another depart sent, It ctnno*. in rtwon be expected thi.t *? should >>uy longer be taxed fjr thn support of an establishment tflu>*e duties, m tar at we are concerned, will 1* eitiaguithrd ? Sr. Lucia.?The OjJxtiul Guz itr conie.ins Iho following anuounoeu>ent. by authority : ?" Tbe Court of Knquiry held attaint l.ucia. and of which Chief J ustioe Arnndell ?a* rreeideut. having reported to his Kxoclienoy the (Jovernor-in-Chii f. that in their opinion tbe flrit charge brought by l.'eut ' ol. Torren* against his H<<DorCbi?f Justice Huddle bus b?. n proved, and th*t Mr Reddle was the author of (be two letters siloed ' "1 be f>h?4? of Polycurp Lieu*. Col Hay, administering th noy.'i i.nieut, in obrdienctj to tbe order* of hi* Kxeellenoy the <Jovernor-ln-t;blrf, and in conformity to tbe Initruationi contftii><?d in th^ 4*spat?h of the Right Hon Kan Gr<?y. of the 3'lth Sfp*. , 1*47 No <>4, ha* be~n plesund in sospend his Honor to* (.blef Jumio ll?ddte from hir. offloe of Chief Justice of '.tint Lunib until her Majesty's further til'Wure be mad* known " Bf.umuui ? The Humil on B rmutfian of the l!Kh nit. says:--It if- generally Known to at the legislature, at the last lewlon. appropriate! ft sura of money, Iu order to promote immigration on u Urn.ted s<-.ile, by w.iy of experiment such pfcuuiirjf tuMstuno* to r>a subject t? the dirention of tin Governor *i?d Council. With ihe rliiw of carrying into eftrot the ol j>>ots conti'ioplattd by the Legisletire grent, we understand that a mesiipg oi the several aprlcul ural eamniltMvB of the** island* ?A* held yesterday at tht? puoili build og for tbe purpose ol concluding upon a plan tor lb* introduction here of immigrants suitable fjr t.h g"nr.al purposes of agricultural loduitry. Ill* exofllnnry the WoTernor presided at the meetin*. I he plan of combined action, proposed tiy the committees r?pres?ntinf th* < ?nUal l'nrl*h?? di J not coincide with t*it v.own of t.bos? ooiouiltfee* who came from ei?<ili ol the extreme pens cf i rb* eoloiy; hut ult.r sn interchange of opln | ions ? conclusion was ultimately arrived at. | which, in ?U*ot, I* I.* f >lln?e : th?t eTery planter in waut of lab >r should r*nd to hi* a.'?nt In New Yoik ?i. ord?r for sucn a uuislier ot a;?ricoliural labomr* * he ' may r?quire ? the same to be selected lYoni among *ny KurnnxKii Imminent* arr.viim Iheie-lhe order lo p'ii iioultr z* iba ???. ago <lr?eilpiion ol labor. fci : Mi order* to he lorvardad through .Vlm?r< P?row. IHuak arid L <?.? nomnt'ttc* appointed to rei airt-atid forward i h> K*ina li der th? amotion of Ilia Exo il?ni- y >b ()jr?r uor Tna iiMinl<rattou fuud Would ir? di*l>ur*ed lij lbtn? g?oM*rs'H lop )iug ih<? paa??n?< in: n y ol tinim giant* Intrcdii. ?d ft wan pfOpoi d tnal Vlfaia Middle took Co., of N?* Y? r*, t (Mind ? ? ? ib<>*e g-ullMn -.i had b an lu eoriuiVrtio.tinj ?i b ilia O-rni.u Hjiigratl u ."oelu'.y <?. ,N?* Vorfc ou lb* rotj'or ol' rinigratlon to Baruiuda, groaivg cut of an otlfciual ourrtajionUeuc* with the ilaruuda CoaimHU* II III I I II TUB riBII BKOVJCMSRT OF THI FRIENDS OF GENERAL SOOTT FOR THK PRE3IDENOY. v .This* Meeting in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. [From the Pittsburg G.sette, Feb *J4 ] Pursuant to the published osll, one of the largest aid moot enthusiastic me?tio|ra of th? people erer assemble! in Pittsbuiph, convened at iVlcFudden's warehouse, on Tuerd?y evening, the 'iM February. At an early hour the people weri found moving tn masies to the pined of meeting A splt-nild martial band was present on the oucaeion ?nd ?r.livi>n?d th; induing by its rausir Theflieor 1840 is agaiu burning, a?'i never itks a mere eulbusiastiu meeting held in the oily of Pittsburgh. A ?plen<lld tracspsrency occupied a T^romineut place; on one fid* ware a beautiful representation of General Scott on horss back, reviewing his troops, on the < ther rUe was the following inscriptions: ' The Hero of F*^rt. Gsorge, Lundy's Lane, Chippewa, Vera Crus,C?rro G'irdo. Contrera'', Cliuru?>u?oo, Cbapultepeo, and Mexioo,'' " Scott and Victory." and " the Great Paoifloator," ?ta the sentiment of tne assembled multitude. Precisely at 7 o'clock, cn motion of William Sutcb., Col R >b?xt Carctbers.of Piuin town?Wp, #a? called to tiie eh?lr Tha meeting having been fuHy organized, on motion of T. J Bigham, K?q . the following ooinmittee *u appointed to prepare resolutions _ A ? T J Bisbam, AL xaiju.* ft MiiMBPfcliohaol Daniel M^u, Itobei^W^X|J^Sal'(Mnon fl'.oa* and Mahard ThwTi^|ag,q^ft of the'^oomnittea was adopted Whereas^tte twll rapidly approaobiog when the whiif Dltrt? dKuaKinatl trill mAf't In naflnnol'^AntiAil to nominate heart's lor the approaching P{?sidentinl contest? ~v? iL And whereas, w?, a^fcru'iu of ihe a:;ti-musdnTB an l whig oitimns of Alii ,;Tieuy county, assembled iu our primary cuonoity, doeiu it rt'pub.leaa aud propt-r to ninke known our opinions upon >oiu oi th? Important mjg. ? eures wbljli now uncross tho attention of our fellow-oil-* liens throughout t m Uuion-^ . . <"' Resolved, Tliat u<> rc-nfflrin'JMk: continued atteoh ment to all the distinctive prinatphts and {measures <-j the wWg party of the Union; aajselg whieli we recognise aa cardinal the prmeotion ef American Indusuv against the unjust and unequal oouipdUtion of the hall- ,?< fed, ball-clad puuper latorers of Europe?liberal appropriations front tbe national treaaury, for the lm; provi-ment of our harbors and aivers, in order to t?Mk- ^ ' late oor internal commerce. ten tim's more valdlMe and important than all our foreign trade? the limitation.;, toa single term of fie Presidential offlje, and till r*-' , etriotion of the preseet'enormous executive patrou&gjtf ? Resolved, That while we look upon the preietfsnr as having been cou?m?noed unnecessary ?*i*l un<v>n stiiution*|ly by the executive, yet CnsgresshaTttKrirubeequeatiy recognized it, aud our gallaut arinier under Gens Scott and Tnjljr haTitg at an enormotM expenditure of blood and treasure conquered a large portion of the .enemy's ^oountiy?we are now in favor of Congress making such itppropriaMons as may be required to sustain our gallant army in Mexico, until an early and honorable ptaoe own be 8. cuied. Resolved, That while we a.o ?**iffiod with the Union as it is, and willing to abide by all tho compromises of the constitution, wen-re trow our uualterhb'e determination that in retard to nil future acquisitions of territory, slavery rhail bi forever exo.ul-d .h retrom R>-sol?ed, That while we have entire oontidenoe in the whig national convention, to meet iu Jao? next, and here pledge ourselves to use ail fair aud honorable mea&A to secure the election of iu nominees. we here express our deep convic ion, that tbe interest of the country, and the furors* of the wbig party, imperatively demand the nomination of a ntw and an available man as our candidate for the Presidency. W? prefer availability and victory under the whig banner, to a blind devttUon to any man that mu.it ensure defeat. Resolved, That we entirely repudiate the often nr p?a,ed, never recognized and illiberal dogma, that th? whi< party are nectwarily ho*til) to the election of military ohieft?iua, and lor proof, we refer to 1836 and 1840, when General Harrison wmb our nominee for the Presidency, to 1841 and 1847, when (Jens Markie and ItTiU. our noimneua I >r uovsrnor; we aver that Iho principles and practice of the whig party are sufficiently librn.1 torecogiizj a hearty appreciation of honesty, ability and tidality, to the constitution, on the part of our uuiiiicnt public men, whether rendered in the field or cabinet. Iiesolved, That cur first choice for the Presidency i* Gea. Wintield Soott, the so r covered hero of Fort . G.>oige, Chippewa, aod Luudy's Lane, whose deads of dating during the last war with Ureal Britain, form som? of the brightest pj^es of our country's history, and whose still wore astonishing, glorious and brilliant victeties at Vera Cruz, Ccrro Oordo, Contreras, Churubusoo, t hapt.ltepec, Molino del Key, and Mexioo, have pronounced hiia to bo the first military ohieltain of this age. It was the hero of two wars who planted the standard of our country npon the Castle of St. Juan d' Ulua, and marching on from *iotory to victory, umil the star spangled; banner now floats in triumph from the dome of the national palaoe, and over the Halls of the Mootetumas. Resolved, That in addition to his services on tbs la'.tle field, Oen. Scott ha* during forty years or e allien t public eervice, earned for himself the Hill mor* glorious title of "Great Pacificator,'' by the prudmef, judgmeiit, and diplomatic ability, whioh he displayed la terminating the Black Hawk war in the North WVst?in preventing collision between the troops of the general government, aud the au horKi-s of South Carolina daring the nullification excitrm at, in restraining our own excited population al Ds tUe Niagtra frontiers, ?h<l* the patriono insurrection raged iu <;auada, iu eecurlug the quiet and feacetul removal oi the highly exasperat d hostile Cherokee Indians?iu prevtnllcg hostilities between our own and tbo British troops during tbe pendene* of th? Norrh K&etorn bouudarv d fil mlliea?ami last of all, tail most glorious of all, as announced by tha te.egraphlo reports of this morniug, has now terminated the .Mexican war. by a treaty sign <1 en the first of the prosunt month -its term* no liberal, that it must * cure tbe cordial approval of every citizen of tba United State* who winhr-s to sea the pr?sect u. tja ur .l war terminated . To (i?n Scott. if to any lrun now living, can justly be applied that brief and beautiful epitome?so truthful of him whoae Mrth-dsy we celebrate:' Firatin ! war. first in prtce, and first in tbe hearts of his countryi men " Resolved, That we believe that the great and primary duty likely to devolve upon tbe next President of tba | United Suites, will be to deviss the beet mode to termin?te tbe present war (should peace not now be securtd) between tbe two eitter republics, or principles conaistent with ilia right, interest and feelltgi of botb parties, and that we believe Gen Scott to be of all our pu'etic men, th? roan best qiilifi?d by disposition, ability, and iutiioala kbowledje of our Mexican aff^iis, to secure an early aod benoratl* peace. We It now him to be honest, able, and faithful; to pots sees all the elements to iziaka an araiKbln oauJiditte ? | has lor many years been tha ?p twal favorite of Pennsylvania has given evidence ct devotion to the whig ; cause by bis mxgDanimous conduot in 1810 and 1S44. end tak.ng him ail In all is the raan upon whom the whigs of the Uuiou ca;> and should rally in 1*48 I!?solved Thai- in the recent conduct r f tbe National administration, toward the ualant Scott, ia tb? stuiie i aud continued *11 <TC to cripple him in all his military oper*ti;ni?in the repeated attempts to supplant him by ' tho creation of a Lieutenant ( -neral - in the organixa! tlon of a courtmarlUl to try him nlmos. WithUl U|kl of the gat s of Mexico ; in the iuls?r*bl* pretext for tb:* arraignment; iu the uavei?rd rl'selection of Inferior 01j Acre and bitter political pn tijm.a as his judgea,? this assemblage can *?o nothing hut a prtonnceived and settled determii.atir.n on part of the rresid"nt and his cab:net, to rersscute and sacrifice a ssllsnt soldier and m ligbteueJ nta'eemsn, and uuwaTaiioif a It. is truly i "th? liro In the rear" whila engaged with their particui lur friend of" paw notorieiy In front. R?s lvad. th-tt our f rni'V distinguished rerres?ntatW(i I in Congress, the lauubteii Richard Riddle, cornr ly expressed the fpelingi of hts constituents towards ii?n?r>! Seottin 1837, wh?n in drbate on the subjfct of bis recall fiom Flrridft, hi'pave uttaranee 10 the lollowi.j,. aloqu-n? ?*d beautiful sentiment. We give only hW ' conclusion: " 1 b^lievi' thr.t a signal ?U liement to Oen Holt will one day fca extorted from the justice of tbis bouse. Wc 1 o?? it to him. but wt> owe it still more to th'i couctry ? What cDlon o*n fe<l secure in the f.ioe of rtiat great ex^ maple of triumphant injustice - who can place before him the anticipation cf establishing hi<h?r oMms upon the gratitude of the counlry, than (Jen. SeoitT Yet Le wm sacrificed. Ili? j>ast services went tor nothing Sir, you may r^lse new r?giw-n:s, and is>ua new comaiis, siuns, hot yon cannot. wit!<ou* niu?'h atonement-, reeioj * ; the high moral tone which bid's the d?po?itaii?? of the national houer ; 1 fondly wish that 1 he highest and th? lowest in t>>e eountrv's pttIch mi, )\t, ba t*u?lit to regard tbU Hoom U the j aioui g uardian of bis rich's against caprice or favoriiUui cr outrage, from whatevtf quarter. I would hare him knaw th?t la rnui> ii? up the n> ttanalflsgat the very id neat our dally labors eonirsence, we do nit go thr'aih an idle form On whatever distant neri ice he may be sent. wh?ther u gin* his way amid tumbling iceberg* toward the pole, or fainting in the unwholesome h?ate of Hot lie I would en ible him as he looks up to that flag to gatti*r hope and Mr ngtb. It should >mpart to biin ? proud feeHr.g of oiufldenc^ and s-enrlty He should know that 'b' faoae emblem of mijent* and juitlo? flea's o*?r the eouaellt of the nation, and that In its 11 ?tarn'"h'd lustre w? hare all a ! common Interest and a cimmon sympathy Then, and not till ttifn.wiil you have an a my end nary worthy to sus'uln and to perpe'uale the glory ot former days ' lierolveil. That this meeting h?r-by tender to the Pennsylvania rrg'mvnt* th>d: wrm<st thanks for the I bravery vsiili which they have smUined the honor of | the fitr.te, and that wo ar>i sa'.lsflvt that ofJIdTS and ' man will be fi<Y?ou(t the fomuist t > award hnaur to thai: brave and dlstn/uifhrd commandrr The meeting was ably aod eloquently a Hre??.?d by T i I Binsba 1, MiOha?l Dan M??eh ?n en ! Charles C Mill.. . . ... I.. 4. - 4>nm l?utU? onnrifo .a..A I.. nvftu. *** "? ? ? 1 M,,vi Sfoator tfum thin dlitclot; a'f o >>y 1 hora?? M \Ur?hftll, | K?q The meetirg tben r. ljcur! ed*Uh "three time*Ihruti" hi*tity obeern fir Haott mid rictory. [ f1)? remark* of the < Ja ?tt?? ] We give in another oolumu the cUlolnl pr>.eroding! of : the m?etlERof l'u?*.t?y niilh'., to wtiloh w? w, aid o?H ! utt'iitlin Tbe ritolu'loo'wid be fnund nnmp'ete, not ; only ?e fl??Ur?tii>n ot whig p ia dplee. but ne uttuwin* bow wermly th?whift? <" ? >1 for Oenernl McoU. th*n whom ; i o man ili'f.rrT>? ?t i h hand i of hi? - >uiitry'^?'a w?rm; er pr?l?e nod support., not ooly 'or the eer?lo<*? b? tixii | r*ader?d, but tor the die^r^nful p<-r rouMoo na h*? ruff rrd from tnw * mitim, rttioa W? yield to non? in the irmerity of our r<i>u ration <f him ha * eolflter, our confl In him *? n w'ulir. and tbl* public <t?nion*<r?t.mn tnhtnfftTOr.be* no' t>,?n t> vo.h hi? d??rie ??t I 'hi* mu h t r Heneril hc.oit we nowl??Te to ' d fT-r with iheAprnk-i* ?t the mwetlng. *nl opxpn-M the d??penl etrr>t, thet it ehoii'd b* deemed ifu>f??ry *' h whig inewiIbk in favor of <l?rrrel ^oott to d*i'koie Mr f'Uy wilh n ?l ulensr nut ?urp???d b? tn?'. h'e'ow?i! up>n what the *pe*krr nitll-d "the rkii'Kot Dunk Orei*k " It le hot poeelbla U at flutlrltl *rott, e?n le pteaned to h??r ih- ftr?T h'tre of vlr Ofty <r ifrd end Me epe m J HcTTlcet to t * whig party r*rtded *? ?orthl*re It in not neormiaiy ih?t 4* rttprct of Mr. Cl?j'I <rUuut (boold ba mad* ttt?