Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 12, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 12, 1848 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. I at?tk-Winc?rMrtr PBIM ?MI RMM> M>> ' JAMBS GORDON BKNNKTT, PROPBIETOR DAILY HERALD-c.vtiy duy, {Sunday included.) ,SS/&rW?5fS-'K; *<-#*-? , par tapp M per annum?*n tKe United 3ta-.ee Eu repetm eu* e crib ere.tS par annum, to include the pnetag.: an aditian {in WUfr-it* and Knglitk Un g uigee ) will be pubUekri an every European iteam packet day. mitk inteUigence fom ail parte of tkie continent, la Ike lot eel moADVERTISEMENTS {renewed every morning) at reasonable pricee; to ke written in a plain, legible manner; , tk* proprietor not retponeible for errore in manuecrxpt. PRUfTura of aUlUnde executed beautifully and with daapatck. Ordere received at the Publication Office, ear aioerHoemento, to be poet paid, or the pottage will be do I MPONDENCE. containing i NO NOTICE can be taken of anouymout communications. Whatever \e intended for ineerUonmuet be authenticated byjtke name andaddrett of the writer; net neceoeo "otra fiSi&'&gs.'fl,?ur"'y,,",i": ItMU. CHATHAM THEATKeT Chatham mm?.?Dream at lit Ihmt or tii Watbii? Skf.tchei in Ibdia. MECHANICS' HALL. Broil war. mi Biooi? Ca?i?TT*a MiaiTULt-KTiioruii Iimim, Iiiukvi Da*CIM.fcl. f ANOJLAMA HALL, Broadway. *? Howw liluu*lPimiAMi?V t?i Mmiaaim,uludTKr. M. MELODEQN, Bowary Ballad Imm, YiaamiA Mimnu, m BBOADWAT ODXON. Broad way.?Ttqiaal ion Sta* mil, Ac. ITATin IILAKD. T0MTKIN8 LYCEUM?Sable Brothers? Kthiohar Cmout. Hmw Toik, WtdiMtef, April IB, IBM. Ill Clwlitlnn of IB* Herat IB* Tnasday, April It... 19 aao ooplta. Total lama 1 aat week 158.000 " Iaereooo In tba last four weeks.., 15,466 " The fiblloitioii of the Herald comraanoed yesterday at A Mtantee past 8 o'clock, and flmiahed at so Minutes paet 7. ________ The Elections Yesterday. We give below the returns of the charter election in this city, Brooklyn, Albany, Ac , yesterday, as complete as it was possible to obtain them up to the hour of our going to press. The vote in many of the wurds was extreme ly close?almost more so than on any previous occasion?and up to a late hour last night it was uncertain which party had gained the ascendancy. The democrats claimed the election ot their candidate for Mayor, and also a majority Of the members of the Common Council; and the whig* did the same. It will be seen by the table below, which is as accurate as could be obtained, that Messrs. Havemeyer and Leonard, the democratic candidates for Mayor and Alms House Commissioner, are elected. The political complexion ot the Common Council is somewhat doubtful. The Election In New York Cliy. MAYOR. ALMI HOUIC COM. , M ii i ... i . ? . . ' . WHin DAM. N.REP'.SM. YYMIO OEM. Wm V. Havt- Cum Ber LeoWaBB.Dl(T.Brain. -Wrier, merford, nan nard 1. ... I. ... a ... >. S ... 1. ... ... ... ... a a ... 1. 242 167 9 3'0 no ... a 416 224 IS 169 ... a 5SS 221 4 494 195 1264 612 27 939 3(9 a ... l ... >. ... 2. ... 4. ... 964 1991 6 244 1722 | 1. I" IOI 4 1 "> 2. St> S it14 4 264 2 7 I .. 3. 316 232 2 377 >16 ... 4. 326 217 & 260 243 ; .. 6. 337 239 5 220 342 | 1316 1662 30 1163 1121 I 6. ... 1. 171 267 5 05 263 ... 2. 196 3?8 11 137 331 ... 3. 27 t 633 3 ... 4. HI 301 3 106 310 363 1431 21 ... ... 7. ... 1. 239 iUl 4 230 146 ! ... 3. 333 226 4 294 341 ... 3. 224 139 4 322 162 ... 4. 393 131 ? 366 138 ... 3. 168 230 3 131 242 6. 213 213 4 191 323 I ... 7. 142 330 7 128 373 1711 1482 26 1603 1513 I. ... l! 295 157 ? 297 146 ! ... 2 303 232 3 263 232 ... 2. 3 1 338 It 368 341 ; ... 4. 168 101 ? 141 111 I ... J. 252 111 ? 275 3?5 ... 6. 224 353 < 224 333 ... T. 179 221 ? 163 231 ... 2. 93 161 3 96 166 | 1808 1969 23 1762 1955 9. I. 392 314 5 309 293 ... 3. 157 251 1 137 254 ... 3. 269 264 5 232 297 ... 4. 276 237 6 242 270 ... 3. <46 493 2 383 303 ... 6. 484 398 ? ... ... 1 3221 1287 19 18. ... 1. 324 292 9 3'9 290 ... 2, 219 2 2 10 228 26<1 ... I. 269 186 13 231 297 : .. 4. 225 239 9 203 247 ... 5. 234 331 9 217 339 1311 1391 50 1179 1433 II. ... 1. 129 281 7 105 269 ... I. 127 224 3 100 191 ... 3. 141 266 15 160 250 ... 4. X9 334 4 284 332 ... 5. 1?6 161 7 HI 163 ... 6. 201 476 21 257 433 1144 1736 6 4 9.7 1642 II. ... 1. 471 363 3 ... ... I ... 2. 236 364 ? 736 727 I | II. ... 1. ... 13 ... ... 21 ... I. 27 1 3(2 19 246 3)3 ... 3. 176 327 9 163 324 1 ... 4. 336 377 14 321 344 | 773 ^ 1919 41 712 1069 j 14. ... 1. 221 221 3 161 1(9 .... 2. HI 330 4 77 3*4 .... 3. 216 116 5 203 289 .... 4. 195 2)7 8 148 >H .... 5. 246 3'3 5 195 393 1003 1479 17 789 1628 i 15. ... 1. 373 1 31 4 364 149 1 ... 3. 171 120 ? 349 HI ... I 446 114 ? 434 111 ... 4. 419 IN ? 384 190 ? 1660 310 4 1580 378 10. ... 1. ... I ... I. ... ... ' ... I "I ?. 1607 1314 46 137} 17M 13. ... 1. 211 ICO ) 240 30 ... 1. 314 2 3 13 336 22 > ... 3. HI 2*4 19 193 243 ... 4. 241 197 3 311 211 ... 3. 141 244 3 |I43 2'9 ... 3. 340 139 ( 240 133 ... T. 23T '44 C S33 44* 1630 1314 *~66 141) 1320 M. .. I. T?ai... T7T k77T T77 TT7 777 N?)arlttii WHill. ?EM. pr?ri?. BioA*. Hanrmrytr. ? 1 ~ ? a - a a esa ? 4' ? 1083 ? 244 e' ? 668 7' ' 200 ? - i?i I 337 ? i?. ? ** u ? bSI 12 1 5 ? 246 14. - 476 1 6 1020 ? 1 6 - 28 1 7 - 1* 18 Common Council. JH&rrmm jfoitfatil JUdtvtntn. Fimt Wan i<*. T. R. Df Korc.t, ... Jo.tphJami.no A.rm 11 Hi William B aid O Chirl.ck N Dnnnnil Strom W'i.d. ti Rally Darnel Froat ibby Timothy R HtbbtM Tried W.od >1 nil B Km-.-t wool... 741 Jairaa K. Wood 82? Thi.v vli KnithI 342 J-T.B*I1. 447 Ihm. O.H. Diuih... 233 W.H Bolton 311 Fot'ETOW.ED. ^ JUrm*' [ rum. Moil'.'.W 372 ? t^kUr'J786 ir rmnuir hm n.a.b??oo* n? ?mm puMii i . mm mi Sirrn'XAKz tfhig. nTfi. Aaatti... MM Abraham ?hui:r 11*7 Dim. W. B. M?ff t... TS? Jamea Ly*eli 75i F. H Ttilvu... Ml TheophiiRa Peak 313 (lit! Vat tr\ig.niaoaHMM*.. m M D . G enoa 434 Arm Th. Qtlmartia .. 'M Patrick Kelly 7M y D. Kohlrr... 1034 Fat iek Brenan... ..,.. MI Seventh Wud Whig. M. ("mbklin... . 1(3) Morten Morgana, Jr..?. 17(1 Uem. 8. Towav.ud.,. 1440 Abnlnaa Oeoike 1430 Eighth Ward K'Aif. A. R. Law rence. 1(14 J. W Allen 1MI Urna. W. J.McDrrmot 11(1 R P Getty 11(8 Ninth Ward. Whig. J. L. Dodir* 3149 H. C. Herrir* 119 Dtm. Charier P.Brown 1(M Lnwia Radford 1(44 Te-th Ward. Whig. B. T Hawa.... 1(31 David Miller. 1254 Ihm veil G ar 1391 Wilaoo Hindi 13(8 If. H. W.J. Morgan... 47 J.P. Baldwin 47 Kletenth Ward Dtm. A.K. Ilatfi ?ld... >((l Jedediah Millar 1509 ATafe. J. K *pyr?w... 1M7 C. 8. rrrlar 1141 AT. R. AlmouHoff Wra Uiabrow 19 Twilith Ward WAlg. T. Camler 7 0 O. K. Clark 498 Dtm. C.H Hall...... 451 N 8??riit 5' Eliaha Morrill.. 13( W.tJ Hnnt 516 Thirteenth won Wltig. Wm Tvaon W. A.Whger Dtm. T. K. Downing.. 38 W W- Kream 35 N. K. H. F. Oabani Ale > Hfo; FoURTPVNTH '5 aM . Whig. A. Ckiebeater*.. 7"( C. K 'lav lor. 7(7 Dtm. Dinea carolia... 944 J.K. f??"io ... Ml Jama* M. Bard.. 7M T. J. Duffy* 714 R . kiPTEENTH WARD WA-'g.L.Vf. Steveoa.. 15(4 Joaeph Br.tton 15(4 Dtm David Banka ... 476 Rnbert Hogan 467 8 XTCKPITH Wa?I>. IFAi'f. W. Hm th 1471 Wm Tu-ner 1<3T B 8 Whitney 3'0 Dfm. L.L'T'ngxtoii*.. IStT Cherle W?bb* 14 3 J P. Dnnu 374 J M Wallice .. til N R. T. D. Mnrrav Joeeph Raiieli 8ETENT> E5TH WlIB. Whig. C!?rk??n Crouu* 1171 ??.H. Franklin 1*36 Dtm. Jeme* Weloh.*. 1616 John Towaeend 1631 ... IIOITItllTH W?B. Wkg M. Mormird On. W AlUrtoo jjram. H.W.4. Jeckeon ... Wa.Vu Wtu. Alio on the" Notional Reform" ticket Nunci of Candidates Elected. Wh*jr* in italioe?Deaoeernte in mmen. Mayor. JUmt Hottt* Commiitiontr. W. H Hiremeytt. Mom O Leonard. Ward*. JHdenytn. .liiil'anl Jtldermtn. 1?TR Da For e(, Jo'tpkJmtfti tl-JiB'iS. L'bioj, TimotbyR Hobkud. 3?R. Swariteout, Jama* E (food. 4? E Fltt(?reJd, N. A Button 5 - Wm Jidamt, Jib aiam Shultx. 6 -F. D Kohler, Patrick Bremen. 7?M. FVnnklin, Morgan Mar gam, Jr. 8? W J McDermott R P. (Jetty. 9 - J T. D"dgr, 8. C Herring. 10 ? Neil O'ey. Wiloon Smoll. 11?A.F Hm-fleld, Jededieb Miller. 13-r. ComLy W.G Hunt, 15?T. K. Downjrg, W W Frenm. 14?Din** Carotin, J R Pnxton. 16? L. W Sleiem, J'ttph Br-tton. 16? W. Smith, Charlee Webb 17? Claikton Croliut, Qfarrr H franklin. 18?*. JUayno. d, Wm V?n Wyck. THE TOTE 114 COMMON COt!l?CIL. Whig. Dtm. Aldermen. 10 8 Aeeiotmnti. . 7 11 Total 17 19 INC'DRNTS AT THK POIXS Thpre was, H8u.-u it, consider tble excitement in the Sixih ward Ab'>u- 3 o'clock, the excitemenr having risen to its highest pitch, the battle began, and the bncks, clubs and knives wrte going in every direction. One man was knocked senseless by a stone, which struck him on the head, laying open the scalp; another had his arm broken, which having been set, he returned to the scene of action, and after having several times expressed his opinion in the most impressive manner, and with any quantity of epithets, was prevailed upon by his Iriends to retire. At another time, three dastardly young men assailed an old man, without the slightest provocation, and were thumping him most lustily, when a good natured and gentlemanly looking man stepped up, and planting his fist under the ear of one of them, felled him to the ground, and broke up the row. There were some five or six imutet only?something remarkable lor that ward. The police were actively engaged to preserve order, though had there been a general outbreak it would have required more than ihe whole force of the pol'ce ol the ward to quell the riot. In the Fourth word, there was a pretty good indication of a riot at one time; but the police of the ward, aided by a detachment from the Tenth, prevented an outbreak, and things went off with only a storm of loud words. In the Eighteenth ward there was a slight brush, which was immediately quelled, and one teliow, who had col>nized from the Twelfth ward, was marched oil' in double quick time to the atation house, for offering to vote illegally. In the Fourteenth ward quite a controversy occurred between two sons of the Green Isle, as to whether Mr. Brady was an Irishman. One ol them contended that every Irishman should vote for him (Brady) because he whs one ol their own countrymen. The other was not altogether satisfied that Mr. Brady drew his first breath in Erin, and would not vote for him until lie could know to his own satisfaction. At this time a man passed by, when the friend of Mr. B accosted hint; and asked him if Brady was not an Irishman The fellow understood the game, and replied, " if he is not, his father was a d?d Irishman." Ttiis contemptuous way ol speaking of the Irish perfectly satisfied the doubting one, and he immediately gave a hurrah and a vote tor Brady. About the time the returns from the different wards of the Mnvnrnltv ticket were exneeted. Tammnny Hall was lighted up, and the democrats assembled to pass away the while in speaking, but hud only begun, when a general tracaa broke out: the speaker was pulled trom the stand, and, for his own safety, made all hafi lo get out of the Hall. Tne crowd folio-' ed lum, and several of them falling, a lar-re nirnV r fell, and piled up at the foot of iN .-'airs, a general fight ensued, during whicn the lights of the hall were all put out Order was again restored, and things afterwards went on quietly; but Tammany was amot g the dark places. In all the other wards, the election was more than ordinarily quiet, the contending parties apparently not having the time to spare to commence a battle, lor fear they might thereby lose some ground. Brooklyn Election?Mayor. Stiyker, Whig. Jtnkini, Dem Wardt. Majorities. Majorities. 1 190 ? 3... probably whig. ? 3 616 ? 4 096 ? 6 ? 200 6 300 ? 7 Doubtful. ? 8 ... ? ? 9 ? 23 14T2 22* 258 Whig maj 1174 Common Cct-naiL?The whig* have a majority In tbo board. Tho whig Supervisors are all elected. Wllltaunsburg. President?Noah Watexbnry (whig) 467; Philip Hamilton (d?m ) 610 Clerk or the Board or Trustees? G. E. Baker (whig) 468; W C Booth (dm.) 6<-3 Triailreb?Levi W. Ufford (whir) 429: M. P. Be ktT (dett) ?40. Ths first district had not bran heard from, owing to tt?a number of splits, bat whieh will probably result, in fsror of Mr. W?t rbary. Ihc Eltctlun In Albany* Albany, April il, 1848 The election has proceed'd very quietly today, and the vote is very email The whig* have elected John Taylor, Mayor, by only one hundred majority. The board of Aldermen ie very evenly balanced; the whigs, however, will have a small majority in the board. Later from ihs Brazils?By the arrival of the bark Kathleen, Captain Drebert, from Rio Janeiro, we are placed in possession of files ot the Corrtio Mereantil, and Jornal do Comercio, to the 23d Frbruarv. We find but little of interest in them. The Emperor of Brazil was still in the provinces, visiting the various interesting n*rip and estates of the country. On the 6(h of February, a plot was discovered at, the town of J'eloias, for a general rising of the negro population. who intended butchering all the whites on theTih. Fonunsiely it v/us put down without any Iocs of life. From Buenos Ayres, accounts to the 7th of February hao been received at Rio. The only n< ws given in the Jornul do Comtrcio consists of a private letter from Dut nos Ayres, recapitulating the difficulties and troubles of that distr cted countiy, without, however, saying anything about the actual state o! things on that date. There were no American vessels of war at Rio on the 23J. New Code ok Procedure.?The commissioners on practice and pleadings have had passed through ihe Legislature, a temporary ac', entitled a nipplement to the code of procedure. This act has been very judiciously passed and will tend to considerably facilitate the in- , troduction of the new law, before it goes into ojieradon. The act takes effect immediately, with the exception of section 2. We shall be curious to see how it works. thi Frctteh Btfoiatbn-The Lmdon and American PreM. The French revolution of 18i8, and the down* fall of Louis Philippe, continue to be topics of conversation and discumion, in the public press and in private, over the whole of the civilized world. Tne magnitude and the importance of the results which must necessarily llow from them, on the future history and well beiny of the human race, entitle that revolution to be enumerated as first in the great events that have occurred in the world, and one that will open to nations a new career, which will change their deatiny and direct man towards that great ultimate end which it is the design of Providence he shall attain. Scarce a month has elapsed, and the overthrow of despotism has marched with a sure and steady progress; and governments formed by force, and supported by oppression and fraud, are scatte red like leaves before the autumn blast. Kings, ministers, and courtiers, grant concessions, or abdicate and fljr, and the whole of Christendom resounds with the cry of liberty. Oaward the principle of self-go%ernment strides, and ere many months are past, the whole of Europe?down-trodden, oppressed Europe, which has for ages been the victim of tyranny and oppression?will be embraced^ within the ample lolds of republicanism, and the people freed from the shackles which so long have bound them. We have already referred to the enthusiasm and the demonstrations of delight with which the intelligence of the recent revolution in France was hailed in this republic, and the cordial greeting which the people of the United States have extended to their self-emancipated brethren of France. The feeling of joy and congratulation was sincere and true; for the event which called it forth brings to mind the long struggle and the throes and agonising suffering which our own country endured to accomplish a similar end, and free this fair land from the yoke of monarchy. It is now our purpose to contrast these feelings, and the tone of the American press, with the sentiments and opinions uttered daily and hourly by the press of London, and other parts of England. From the time when the startling and astounding intelligence reached England, that the people o! France had revolted, and that Louis Philippe had been compelled to abdicate and seek safety in dight, disguised and whi&kerless, until the present, a old, ungracious, sneering and quibbling spirit has been manifested by the press of that country. The slight disturbances wh ch marked the three days have been magnified and paraded in their worst colors; the members of the provisional government have been termed anarchists and levellers, and the course they are pursuing as one that will lead to a state of things infinitely worse and more destructive than that which the people threw off. This may suit the taste of the upholders of Monarchy in England, from whom it would be unreasonable to expeot sympathy for republicanism; but the people and press of America view the matter in a far different light. Ia the sense of decorum and propriety which marked tne people of Paris during the three days?in the respect they showed for private rights and private property?in the maintenance of order, and the absence of all but a wholesome excitement?the people and press of America see every thing on which to base the hope that the French are as capable ot self government as their moderation, in tne hour of triumph, has shown them to be worthy of it. To be sure, a few of the occurrences that took place might well have been omitted; but we question if the same spirit of heroic moderation and self-respect would be exhibited by the people of any other country, under similar circumstances. The same may be said of the provisional government, the members of which have, thu9 far, at all events, proved themselves worthy of the great crisis in which they find themselves. They may have done things which it would be better to have left undone, and they may have omitted to do things which they ought to have done; but to expect that men charged in a day with the conduct of affairs of a great nation like France?with its complicated internal and external relations, and Likewise with the formation of a new govern inent, totally distinct from that which had been repudiated?could do better than the provisional government have done, is to expect too much. They are tjie admiration of the world, and have accomplished wonders, for which they are entitled to the gratitude of the friends ot liberty over the whole globe?proving themselves equal to the task ot preserving the new born spirit ot liberty until they commit it to the safe keeping of the nation. The writers for the press in England doubtless see in this French revolution an omen of the speedy downfall of monarchy, and the reorganisation of government in their own country. Despotism has virtually ceased to exist in Europe, and tyranny, under the name of constitutional monarchy, is destined to share the Hime fate. The spirit of liberty is abroad in Europe; and the rotten, corrupt, and profligate fabric of government in Britain must fall before it ere long. Despotism accomplished by force w bat constitutional monarchy accomplishes by corruption and fraud. The result of both on the people is tyranny, and the spirit which prostrated the one will crush the other. The people and the press oi the United States are the only impartial observers of the great events now occurring in Europe; and to this country the people of France, and other revolutionary countries, must direct theirattention for an impartial verdict, and when they deserve it, a fraternal embrace. France being now a republic, must expect to be the object of the shafts of England. She must expect to receive the saine treatment that the United States have teceived ever since the tree of liberty was planted here Even recently, in the Mexican war, our military were termed a rabble by the oreesof England, the war naelf nne nt unurpB. . -o- ? ? "fcfc"'" sion, and disaster, discomfiture and disgrace were predicted to the American cause. The same spirit of prejudice and misrepresentation will now be directed towards France, and for a like cause?because she is a republic. It is ot the utmost importance to the obtaining of a clear and comprehensive view ot matters in France, and the spread of republicanism in Europe by the American people, that tlie American press should employ none but the best and most unprejudiced observers as correspondents, and t mt tney should be Americans. Let the public read the admirable and philosophical letters from our ioreign correspondents, and contrast the views which they give of the present state of Europe with the sneering insinuations that characterise the correspondence of the Courier inquirer, and the Commercial Advertiser, ol this city. In our letters these ev> nts are, treated philosophically, and philosophical deductions are drawn from them?in the others, we see a sneering coldness, and want of sympathy with the liberty of the masses, if not a s?cret desire that the spread of republicanism will end in anarchy. It is unjust to the people of the United States to write and publish such sentiments; for it is to this country that the friends of liberty, in France and other countries, look lor approbation and sympathy. Naval.?United States sloop Decatur, Captain Byrne, and brig Porpoise, Jordon, were at Port i I'raya, Cape Verds, on the 7ili March. Officers and crew well. Midshipman S. A. Buell, of In- 1 diana, late ot the Decatur, came home passenger in the brig Potomac, at Salem. Wm. H. Mors* of Bmntwlek, Ms., RUt* Senator eUot from that dlsiriot. died suddenly on Uu 8th last. mmmmmmmammmmmmmtrn-mnaa-sa? ?si ASltlllCiK OctAtt SftAM NaVIGaTION-o-Tm Washinoton and Unmx> Statxs.?When the aieamship Washington, the pioneer of American steamships, had departed iromNew York on her first voyage to Bremen and Southampton, she carried with her the hopes and wishes of the community at large, for a successful and speedy trip. With but comparatively little experience in the construction of this description j of vessels, our enterprising merchants, ship! builders and engine makers, rushed into the field | of competition with our great rival, Great Bri| tain?a nation that has almost from the very birth I of the discovery of steam as a means of propelling vessels, been engaged in building steamships? tnd with full confidence of success, sent the Washington on her first trip. The result of the first voyage was not as favortble as could be desired. It was evident that certain improvements were requisite in order to enable her to compete with the vessels of the British line; and these improvements were accordingly made, and also others, which developed them selves in subsequent voyages, Ureat was the mortification which this apparent failure caused in the hearts ot all the people; but it was to give way to a feeling of quitefa different character, when this noble vessel was to redeem

the character and the reputatton of the country to which she belongs. This she did on her last voyage to Europe, and her return. She made the first, in the face of many serious difficulties, in the short space of fourteen days, which, under the most favorable circumstances, is accounted t good trip; and returning, she made the port o New York in sixteen days, in the teeth of a sue cession of westerly gales, which served to hinder her speed in a very material degree. On ooth of these passages, her engines and machinery worked most beautifully, and as a sea boat, her qualities excited the admiration of all. Every one who was on board of her, including the passengers,' was loud in her praise, as an easy, comfortable, safe and quick-going vessel. In fact, she has become a favorite vessel; and although she did not at first fulfil the expectations of her owners and builders, nor the hopes ot the country, she has done so now, and may be looked upon as a triumph of American skill, and as good a vessel as floats on the Atlantic. This is in the highest degree satisfactory 1 a ? . in a encouraging, ana augurs well tor tne mon brilliant success which is in store for the United States as a steamship building country. Without a tithe of the experience which England has had in this branch of industry, we, at a jump, stand on an equality with her, and ere long will outstrip her in this respect, as fully as we have done in sailing vessels. The Hermann, the second of the line to which the Washington belongs, sailed a few days since; and \lthough she met with a terrible gale that compelled her to put into Halifax, we confidently believe that she will behave creditably, and make as good a passage as could reasonably be expected on a first trip. The latest specimen of ship building that this country has produced, is the splendid and mag nificent steamship, the United States, a vessel truly worthy of the great nation after which she is named. She left New York on Saturday last ror Liverpool, with a full cargo and a large list of passengers, and will, it is expected, confirm the reputation which we have acquired in the building of this description of vessels. Thue far she has far exceeded the anticipations of her fri^nrla Tt kaa knnn nonarfsino^ fenm navsono on bqard the Hibernia, arrived too on Sunday, that they met the United States at a quarter before six o'clock on Sunday morning, estimated distance from Sandy Hook 140 miles; and as the United States left the Hook at 4 o'clock in the lfternoon of Saturday, the time intervening is just fourteen hours, making her average speed ten knots per hour. It is contended and admitted that the Hibernia's speed coming in was not less than ten knots per hour, and according to the report from her pilot, she anchored at the Southwest Spit exactly at half past 8 o'clock in the evening, making the run in fourteen hours and thirty minutes. This is an excellent beginning, and is better than " eight miles per hour." P<iUe? Intelligence. Jlrrnt rf ? i~?< kthiri Officer ?Oo the arrival of the steam ibtp Washington, on last Friday, a young man tame out in her from York, England, by the name ol Edward J Brierley. an officer of that plane, who was commissioned by a Arm iu that town, and east to tha United Statee in pnrtnit of nn abecondlng debtor by the uaine uirrvvvnok ivivrnui. n ippnri UlBl morr&ll ir* lived hers In a packet (hip efew days before the offloer. and upon hie arrival the next dap. Merrall waa arrested and conveyed to the oflloe of the ohief of police, without any legal process whatever; and while under arrest, he beoomlng alarmed, sorr?nd?red up one gold watch and ohaln, valued at 80; three silver watcher, worth $46. and one Geneva w*t< h valued at $30, together with over $1000 in rovereigna, which the wife of Merrall aweare waa taken from her boeom by Brierley, where it waa placed in a email beg, making the whole amount of property and money taken by the English offloer. $1 345. upon thia money being taken, Merrall waa liberated from custody; but not relishing the loea of all hla money, applied to oouneellor Hudson, who conveyed Mrs. Merrall before inatice Drinker, where she made affidavit that BrUrley took the bag of meney from her boeom without her consent; and upon this oompUint. a warrant waa issued and placed in the bands of offloer Prince John Davis, who started down to Howard's Hotel, and stating,'-} ork. you're wanted," took the York officer into custody and eeoorted him to the Tombs, where, after a short bearing, he was committed for a farther ex aminattnn tbie forenoon. Ill*gel Fluting?Offloer Hammond, of the first ward arrested yesterday a man by the name of John Welsh on a charge of illegal voting at the eecond district poll ol the first ward. The aocuaed swore his vote in, setting forth his place of resldenoe. whloh was subsequently as certalned to be incorrect. He was looked up for examination by Justice Drinker. The Prices of Gab Ma. Editou. In your paper of yesterday, you published an aditorlal headed "The Oaa Monopoly." The article convey* information in relation to the subject en which it treats, calculated to do injustice to. and thus craate in the public mind an ir jarioua prejudice agelnai the gas companies of thia eity, that the wrltsr supposes you will cheerfully correct. The facts, then, in relation to th# two gae oomptni's of thia city arc these-the New York Gas Company halts field of operation in all that part ot iba city which lias below Grand street; Its gas Is manufactured from rosin, which gives a gas of about twice the epeeiflo grs vity of that mede from bituminous coals; this ie a fast wall known; hence this charge of $7 for 1000 onbtc fret, la only equal to $3 60 tor the same quantity ot ordinary ooal gaa. l?ia company are r?quired b> the Cotporatioa to light and keep in ordrr th* public lamp*, at $11 eaon, for one year; this ia an eetnal loaa to the ompany of (P, on eaoh lamp, per year. This loss the eompany is obliged to assets on its private customers, or also ralinqolsb lee bu<dne*s. The Manhattan Company sens its gaa In that part of the elty situate above Grand street, and are onm palled by the Corporation to light tb* public lamps at (16 oar lamp, thus losing (6 p-r annum on each lamp. This In like manner, they are obliged to oasees upon their pri rate customers This company make tbelr gas from a mixture of annuel and New Caatle ooal. whloh givea an article worth (4 per 1 000 cnbie feet, compered with thcommon ooal gee at $3 60 Tber* is no city in thia couwtry, so tar as the writer knows, that pays lets than ( to per annnm for each public lamn imiitui with ava'onr own *tty; and tbi? mm nil experience sbowa barely cover* the coat of gaa and lator to lighting. put(tag oat, nod keeping la order. Now, Mori ?. E liter*, i? it poaaibla, undor thi* atato of th* ea*?, tbat tbaaa onmOABica oan aerve tbair private customer* at a low price? Tbe troth la, tha city mutt pay a fair prica fur lighting ha poblio lamp*, or tha eompaala* oan never (Ira latkafaotlon to tha public in tha ptiea of gaa. JUSTICE. Movement* and Taik at the lintel*. Tboelty eleotion wh tha axel ing topic of convera* tlon yenterday Bat* wart offered in favor of Mr Drady'i election. and muoh oonfldanoe Beamed to ptevail a* to tha reault. Toward* midnight tba aapact changed. Th* artlTala y> etarday war* but few. Tba frlanda of General* Twigg* and Kaarnay, U New Oilaana, lately tendered to aaeb of the** offlier* a pu'iiis dinner; their dntlea, however, celling them, tha veteran* war* both obliged, for th* present, to dtoline the honor offered tbem A very pretty correspondence patted on the erci-eio". Officer Edward*, or thia elty arretted on Thursday laet. In Boaton, a German, named Edward Baobmau, who aiaoda charged with ataalicg a aeoond bill or ex change, in New York, nearly three year* Bine*. Tb* bill wa? drawn for |7UOO, on a honat in London, and In addition to tbe theft, Baobman forged tha nam* of Mr. John Voia, and proceeding t* London had tba bill cached. Ha returned to tbu country in Angtiet, 1840, floe* which time b* hta been doing quit* uu extenelve tualnaaa. ArPOlNTMENT by thi PrKBIDBNT.?J. W. IjUg-nbael, of Maryland, to b* commercial agent of tt* United State* at Monrovia, In Liberia. % TELEGRAPHIC INTEL LICENCE* nummary. By our telegraphic reports, it will be seen that little business oi an important public nature was transacted in the Senate yesterday. The bill for establishinga branch mint in New York, was made the special order of the day tor the second j Monday in May. In the House nothing tran- j spired worthy of notice. In the New York legislature, several bills were finally acted upon; 1 for which, election returns, &c., see reports below. Three Lives Lost by the Explosion off a Locomotive Engine. Charleston, s. C., April 11, 1848. A melancholy accident has occurred on the South Carolina railroad, near Charleston, bvthe explosion of the boiler of a locomotive. Three married men were killed by this unfortunate affair, viz:?Henry Cammer, George Artip, and a 1 fireman. Dentil of n Cattiellc Blsbop Buffalo, April 11. 1848. The Catholic bishop, the Kt. Rev. William Quartz, died at Chicago. thirtieth cohqrkss. first session. Waihinoto.n, April 11,1848. I MOBM. The Senate *ii oalled to ordor by the Vl.,? President at 13 o'olook, when prayer *u offered up by the Rev. Mr. SUoer. The Senate then proceeded to the consideration ot the morning bnalneae. Numerous memorials end petitiene were presented. education. Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, presented tbe pstit'on of John S Skinner, paying that Congress would make an appropria ion for the establishment of an institution for riving suitable inetinotion in mineralogy, engineering, road muking, and in agriculture. Mr. J addressed tue Senate in favor of complying with tbe prayer of tbe petitioner. He contended that the object was one worthy of national regard end encouragement. After some fnrthe" remarks, on motion, the petition waa received, ordered to hi printed, end referred to the eommittee on egriooltnre. a relief bill, Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Military Affaire, reported e bill for the relief of the Society ior the reformation of juvenile offenders of New York. relief for mrs amis chase. Mr. Hanneuan, of Inliana, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported e joint resolution for the relief or Mrs Ann Chase, who was a resident of Tampioo when entered by Amcrloen troops. collection district of new orleans. Mr. Hannkoan also moved to take np the HonaebQl eonoernlng the Colleotlon District of New Orleans, whioh waa argeed to, whan it was reed tbe third time end passed. the frksident's message. On motion of Mr Hannboan, that por ion of the Prosdent's mrssage referring to a mi't.ike, was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. branch mint in new tore Mr Dickinson, <f New York, acooMlog to notice previously hiv-d, moved to take up thebUl for tueeateo iiMKorni of a DrancU Mint in tne city ot Now York, ana *o make it tue orJer of the day for an early period. After aome oonv?r?*tlon it wai finally made the apeoial order uf the day for the aeoond Monday in May. IIohm of Hepraeentatlvea. The Honae wae called 10 order at the uinal boar by the Speaker, when prayer waa offered np by the Rot Mr. Ourley, the CbapUln, The journals ware read and approved. congratulation to the french people. After the tranaaotlon of aome rontine buaineae, Mr. Palfrey, of Maaaachnaetia. moved to reeonaider the vote by w.lch tne joint reeolutionaof aympatby andoonKratnlation to the Frenoh people were peered yeaterday. He addressed tba He us at some length, and replied to b? speech made by Mr Bayly of Virginia yeaterday, reap to ting the relative poeltiona of Maaeachniettt and Virginia. RIW YORK LEGISLATURE. Albany, April 10,1048. Senate. EVENING SESSION ? THE PRINTING BILL. The Senate printing bill waa not passed in the afternoon. as previously repotted The qtieetion on agreeing to the report of the eeleot committee on the bill waa called up, whan Mr. Johnson moved a substitute for tho whole bill, in subatanoe being the law of 1S46. with one alteration, the objeot of which is to secure a division of the several branohea of the printing department. The substitute prevailed by a vote of 10 to 11, and the bill aa amended, wee ordered to a third reading, and subsequently passed during the evening session. thasxi to obnesal wool. The House resolutions of thanks to General Wool were ooncurrad in. the french rifublic. The resolutions of congratulation to the French republic, from the Honso, were alio parssd. INCORPORATION BILLS A bill for the Incorporation and formation Of tele- I iiranhlc COmnarirs waa aaasarl One for thj incorporation of the American Drama tio Kund Association *? passed. Aieo, a bill to incorporate the Dry Dock Saving* Bank. Auan. A bill was pawed to enable aliens to hold and convey real eatate. new yore dispensaries. The bill making appropriations for dlapenaariee in .Vew York was pacaed. renewal of charter. A bill waa passed to amend the charter of the Astor dritual Ineurance Company. albany, April 11,1840. the supply bill. The general enpply bill waa peaeed this forenoon. special committee On motion, a select oommittee waa appointed to take into consideration the merits of the petition of W. W. Nilee, of Queen'e county, relative to too destruction oi hie property by a mot. assessment ok damages to private ptopebtv. The Aaeembly bill for tbe appointment of commissioners to rsksb dim-get done to private property taken for public nse, waa telenet to the judieiary commitie*. albany basin. The Albany Basin bill was referred to a select committee, to report to ihe next Legislature. charitable and cither societies. The bill for the moorporaiion of charitable, religions, literary, and scientific aoelotles, waa ordered to a third leading. normal schools. Tbe bill for the permanrnt establishment of normal schools waa ordered to a third reading. Assembly, albany, April 10, 1848. evening session?bills passed A bill was passed to establish a railroad frcm Genesee to the Genesee Canal The till wee pass* 1 to inooipora'e the East River Pavings' Intitott Also, a bill requiring: the CoromWaiy General to give bonds, and oneu* li ng the appointment of commie (loners in Brook vu CODK 01 I-IIOCF.duke. Th? bill amendiog th- 90 th notion of the code of procedure, relative to the limitation of suite, wee loot by one vote. th* rRKKCH asd wool bmou'tiom. The resolutions of oongretale ion to the Freich repablio, end of thenki to Oenerel Wool, w>ie passed unenimouily. Alb an v, April 11, 1849. BILL* RVrORTRO. Favorable report* were made in regard to the bill relative to the Atlee Insurance Company, of New York, and the bill for the relief of the New York Prison Aieociation. THE duarawtixe EITtnUIIIIUHT. A select oommitree was appointed to inquire into, and report to the next Legislature, the propriety of the removal of the quarantine establishment. MILLS rASSED. The bill to anthonz* the supervisors of New York to levy monev by tax Ths bill to incorporate the Buffalo Marine* Bauk. The bill t? emend the eenerel banking law (Senate bill), and provide thnt banking aeaoole tions shall be banks of discount and deposit, as well as for circulation, and that Ite busicoee shall bs transacted where located, St > ; the Senate sub<equet)tlv returned the bill, with a message that It wa< not the hill paae-d by that body, so that ihe action of the House Is a nullity. The b<ll to Incorporate the New York and Savannah Steam Navigation Company. Markets, Baltimose, April II? Sales of Howard atreet fl.iu at $6 81X Sale; of 3,COO bushels red wheat at $1 97 No obangn in other articles. Buffalo, April II ?The Buffalo market remain; about the same. We quote flour at $.1; Chicago wheat at Oftn. and Ohio at pi 8,and westernoorn at 44o. Weather mild and navigation open. Shipping Intelligence. ^ Bai.timomr, April 11 ? Arr bnc? j. ?eph Brown. New York; fuiilsrprise, t^rto Hieo. Below, brig Montezuma. i uy iiirringtnct Fibfa.?The Btable of Sylveai?r 8i>arUa. la Qlat atreet, neer.Gth avonue, was net on Uro about; i o'clock yraterdiy morning, and entirely daarroyed, together xr.tb two horaea. The fla-nee communicated to four frame building* which wore hIpo deetroyed. The gale atablra of Mr Jobnaon,ln 24th afreet, rear aerood avenue,?m nlao art on Are about belf peat on o'clock yeatorday morning, but va< discovered and e*tlrgulahed without any meter ai damage. Hark aud Rimcidk.?Yesterday. a peraon of the name of George Morton, upward* cf <17 year* of age, waa arrested b7 ono of tho oflleeis of the fourth district, nharg.-1 with having committed a rape on a I t le girl aged II yeara Me waa placed In one of the ee la wh<'e the child waa being exam ned befjre Alderman I'uraer. At the termination, an officer waut Into the cell wnere the prisoner wea lodged, and found hi<n auapended t y hia handkerohief from the gat pipe, quite deed. CHaaua ov Revolt?Juaea Hardenburgh and el* othera. were arrvatrdgov Monday evening, foi an ? tempt tooioatee revolt on b ard the American ahlp < r?oie, Foster, maater. They were committed. and Indiotmente rent before the Grand Jo*Vi no" ?n aeaal >n. A great moaa moiling wo < bed at the ChinesejVI uaeuui. Philadelphia, on Monday ey ntng, by the and adopted cltixmi of that city, ti empreae their sympathy to the people of l> eland, aad to people of Kraoee on the preaenteocdltteo of nffUra In thoae oouatrlea ; Robeit Tyler,fpre?ided. Theatrical and Moiled. Italian Of iba House?The opera for this oVening is to be " Lnoresla Borgia," with a fine csst Signorlua TTrufl Ukii Lacrezie, the soprano part, and Sigoor 8 Bsnodetti the tenor. ' Looreste Borgia" is an oper ot thrilling effect, both as to mueie and story, and one that has always been a favorite with the opera-goers Tonight they will hare an opportunity of heariDg its musio suog in ths most excellsnt style. The opera season Is coming to an end?the more need to improve the time left. Bow eh Thsatbk ? Although this theatre has been closed bnt for Ave ^nights, 'yet those who were thore last week, could hardly think it possible that within euoh a short period, it oould have been so thoroughly improved la the Interior. Nothing can exoeed the magniBoenoe of the deoorations, achieved, as it were, by ma"gie. We understand jtha outlay hasexoeeded $3 009. and it Is now, beyond doubt, the most spacious, beautiful and perfect establishment in the eity. The vast area or the audienoe part of the theatre is dssslingly brll it ant, with buiniehed gold loroll work, and other magaifloent embellishments. The proscenium is entirely remodelled. with four beautiful private boxes, deoorated in a style of beanty and splendor whloh gives an imposing appearance to the vicinity of the atage. The intention of Mr. Hamblln to deserve moo ess ia his thaatrtoal t* worivvui, iruui bun mub iuhi no una ??ug?Keu the whole of the oelebrated Seguln troupa, with an enlarged orchestra, and a fall and efficient ohorus. M1m Julia Turnbull, undoubtedly the beat American danifin, and an aatabliahed ta vorite, la also t j appear . On Thurrdaj evening the house will open with the beautiful opera of ' The Bohemian Girl," in whleh the Seguina, Miaa Lelohtenateln, Mr. Bauer, and a full chorus, will appear, l'hia will be succeeded by the grand be*let of "Nathalie." Toe preacnt engagement will be followed by a selection ef all the leading talent of the oountry, and every exertion will be uced to render the Bowery theatre worthy of liberal patronage. This, indeed, Is dolDg- the work right, and tbe management may calculate upon a vary successful theatrical season. Chatham Theatre.?Tha little Chatham is crowded nighily, and we are glad to see the maeajemsnt thus sustained In their endeavors to please their patrons. Advice Gratis," "Child of the Regiment," and tha " Spirit of the Waters," formed the bill last avenlng. They all went off well, and met with much applause. The Chatham theatre is now on the uppermost round of theatrical goed fortune, aud what la more, the manager intends to keep it there. It Is really a pleasure to visit It; the audlenesa ere genteel, the house well ventilated, actors and actresses perfect in their parte, box-keepers, be.attentive and polite, end everything, in fact, about toe place, it so well arranged as to give satisfaction to every one To-night the " Dream at 8sa," the '-8plrlt of the Waters," and " Sketches la India," form the bl<l. In tho last piece, Mr. Cbanfrau appears. Buoaowat Theatre ? Grattan'a new piece, " The Advcoate," was performed aga n laat night at the above theatre, and met with the oclrn and modeiate appn batten of a orowded house. The play itealf is evidently a highly labored and alaborata produotioa, and like the orations of tha grsat Athenian orator, may be said to mall of the oil. Though the plot is simple end eon nested. tea in* interest ointmued and uuabatad. thers 14 a C iiDBaui about thi waoln pie ?, whiob peroapt may be owing to the prosaic and elaborate etyU of tba dialogue. The den, vm-nt is too prsoipltately brought about ; and the cou version of Motis Oupree, from a murderer to a friend is too, sudden and inexplicable, though the scene itself is very effective. Toe pieoe was sucoes'fal, though hardly deserving of suooess The ballet whioh succeeded was stamped with medioorlty is all its paits. except the scenery Ttoe ferns, however, of the "Ringdoves," which wound up the evening's entertainments, is, without exoeption, the host fires, and the best played faree, we have ever seen. Ne acting could surpase that ot eaoh and every snt of the noMrs in this eminently entertaining end highly olever place It wae certainly the perfection of oomlcallty, and the as plus ultra of comic noting. Grand Concert ar thb Italian Opera Company.? This affair wiliooms off to-morrow, and from tne looks of the programme ws fancy that it will prove one of the finest conceits of the season. The whole of the company, ohorue and grand orchestra, will appear, and the whole of the musio of Verdi's now opera of "Nsbuohadnesaar," will be sung, as also selections from the compositions of Douissttl, Mercadante, and Rossini. The Tabernacle, we expect, will be orowded on the occasion, as many who do not visit the Open House will now havo an opportunity of bearing them m a more central point of the oiiy; and from tha reined and elegant nature of the concert, we expect to etc a lull and faihieaabla audienoe. French Operatic Troupe in NewYork.?Th* French operatio company, from tb - theatre d'Orleans, in N Orleans, it is said, will oorns this season to N. York M. Davis has finished his sngsgsment with his artists, acd they have formed together into a republic, the provisional government of whioh has deoidsd to tnvel during the warm season, and to visit Natohes, St Louis Louisville, Cinolnnatl, Montreal and thence to New York. Among the nrtlsts mentioned, are M'mes Fleury Joly ana Lseourt, well known in New York, and M. MonUuory, an exoellent tenor. The oelebrated leader, Trevoet, will accompany them. Cnbistt's Minstrsls.?We oan only repeat what ws have so often said ^before, that Mechanist' Hall is the yiauo iu> ^t-juiuu uui?|i?n U1USC1UID10, glTBB uj Cnristy'a inlratUble band of lingers. and it is scarcely nsosssary for us to say anything lor tha pnblio, as tboy bora taaen tba matter Into tbalr own bauds, and by tfceir coutlnued patronage show how universal is the approval oi those dark gentry. Mklodeo*.?At this genteel plaoe of amusement, tba singing of the pretty Jamais Keynmldson, Mr. Jes. Lynch, Hem, WHiisms, Kohler, and the Virginia Minstreis, amuse jtrge audiences every evening. Tne Melodeon Is under excellent management. a Broadway Ootoi*.?The audienoes here are still large, and the animated piotures which form the staple amusements seem to give much satisfaction. Sable Bbothees ?This is a week of azouriions with this band To-night they perform at the Tompkins Lyceum, Staten Is.end. 1 heir previous oonoeite there, we understand, have been muoh petranieed in that plica, and as they giro a fret-race bill this evening, the Staten Islanders may r.-sc assured that a visit to their ooncert will be an Intertatlng and amusing one. mstaorolitan Minstrkli ? These floe singer* will give another concert at the Apollo Rooms, to morrow evening. The exeeile..t mosioal attainments of this band have reoured for them many admirers. Barney Williams.?Tha harpy delineations of Irish obaraoter. given by this comedian in W ashington, at the Adolphi theatre, are highly spikon of. Herr Alexander has been driving a thriving business at the Santa Anna Theatres in Mealoo lit was to l?ave Mexico od the 16th March, lor Toiuca, which pleca he had been invited to visit. It 1s said that be has been P'esented with tha honor of membership of La Loncha of Mexico. Mad Ablamowici was to giva her last ooncertat Memphis, Tenn., April 1. The Viennoiie children were at St. Louis on tho 1st netant. Marine Affairs. Caft. Shannon and the bitniia?The annexed a immunisation from Cent. Shannon of ?h? has bean brought out bj statements published a few da?s since, relative to th? lou of tb? brig Barbara, In whloh Captain 8 was charged with a want ot humanity They apeak for thsmselves:? 11. M. Stuamihip Hibirnia, 1 New York, Apill 10,1843 \ On my my arrlral at Halifax, I rseeived tae first intelligence of the celaneholy shipwreck of the brig Barbara, oath* ooast of New'ouudland, and reod iu the newspapers reflections and oensnres on my oondnst in refusing to render aasistanes to the Barbara, or to supply her with water?to whloh " tefusal " some of the statements published attribute the unfortunate lo>a of the vessel. I her t o request that yon will oblige me by publlihlrg the following a'atsment of thafacts :? 'On the 3d of March, lat4S6, ion 43 40,Titrong gales and cloudy weather, with passing snow abowere, wind W. by N. We steered from noon EJi N 29 miles until 3 P M. when Cape Race was in aiehr, bearing N by W% W., distant 13 miWs, Caps Ballard not in a'ght, but bearing from position NX E A brig in sight to leeward, lying to, under a close reeled main topsail, heading oft shore, and it.owing a signal of distress; distant shorn ono 'o onn enl n half alios On observing this, bore dow, andFspok* the Barbara, of Halifax, sh'rtofwa'er It nlowing at the time a hard gale, with e heavy s-a, we -wild not snpply her, and hailed ber to bear up ter the land " The above is extracted from the logbook- W? waited for a short time, and ft a ling there wss no possibility of upplytag ber with eater, as no boat could b?ve been lowered in enoh n sea us was then running, and feelirg oitift h nt th?t the Barbara onuld roach a port auriug the night, the land b- lug, ei 1 have stated, in sight, and tho wiud loiding. I proceeded on my voyage I cannot for a moment imagine how the loss ofth? Barbar* can b? attributed to any aot of mine, since, had I remained by ber until the weather had moderated suffl dentiy to admit of my tending water on board, her destination would, of course, still have been St John's, aud it was in oioravoring 10 maid mat port tuat me meiancnuiy urea occurred. It In also mentioned I hat lengthened communication bad betw-eii myeelf and those on board the Barbara, thus ranking It appear that I moat hay# known every tbing regarding the poaitlon In whioh those or> board that veel were placed Thla waa not tha oaao. Aa neaily n? 1 can recodeot, tha following waa nil that pasied : When asked by ma what they wanted, I heard the reply dleMnot'y, "Short of water,"o:id alto the word "paaieniiera," but nothing more, the veeaela not being more than two rainulea within hall, the era running. aa I hay* already mentioned, ao high at the time that no boat could bavo lived. I r.tuwered, ' ! cannot eupply yon ; the l?iid la oluae to j why don't yon bear up for it?1' Not supposing for a moment that tinaxpreeelon ' abort o"'Implied being entirely destitute of water, and there being no apparent raettiona on the part of thoae on board to rearh ibe land whlsh they oruld here done to an abort a time, the Impreaelrn of my ?III :er* and paramgcra b'log ?a It wsa my own, t*at lh?y were n t entirely out of water -nor b?.s It been rlioen that they were?and the veaiel being apptrently p-i ectly a-und lo I ut' and apara, I did not think inyaelt juatiled In ro malting bf h?r. Notwithstanding the adrloe given, wben laat teen by U.i, the Batbara cou lc.unl standing to i ea. It la farther atated that the wind v?? off the land, and blowing ao hard that It waa impossible to nuke It By examining the pcaition of ibe veaaela ae given, It will b? evident to every one, that hvl the Barbara been on the opposite tack, nod earned what hail waa posatbli, aba would have latched (if not exactly) ueaily Cape Ballard. * I may aluo mention that on the foronoon of that day Jlia wind ?as acuthwartl of west, frrra which I am led to belleya (hat the Barbara moat hare bean much cloaer to land tbeu, tbta wbeu I met with her. H ' n extract frm the proteet of two of the crew of I the Barbtro, publlahed In the Journal of Cammrrce, and I