Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 15, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 15, 1848 Page 1
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fc i Him lui?wwmn T H Whoh Mo. MOV Afftlri In Yncatnn. [From the Wnablngton Union, Fob. 14 J We are Indebted to tba Navy Department for the following lnt*rretleg despatch's, which here just been received foom Commodore Perry. They present <11*treating picture of the present condition of Ynenten : ? CiMricHi. March 13.1848 8m : I have the honor to Inform the department of my arrival at tble plane, laat from Laguna. having wi'h m* tba ateamera " Mississippi." " Soorplon," '' Irle," and ' Wcter Wltoh." and lbs Demo ong v esurius." meat of these vessels have been withdrawn temporarily from their part'euUr stations in order that I might make at lapoiirt a demonstration it my means would allow, id the probability that the appeuranee of auoh a force on the ooast might, hare some in licence upon the feara of the Ind'ani. with whom the authorities of Yucatan ate end?avorleg to bring about terms of paolflnatlon. In my seweia! interyiewa wi'h Qorernor Mendei. who name from the seat of government expressly to meet me, I have found him to be an intelligent and energetio person. ardently attached to the praaent existing inati'utlnna of the eountrv, bat entertaining. in common with bla ooadjn'or? in the government. serious apprehenaiona that these institutions cannot nooh longer be anstained wltbout prompt assistance from some foreign power; indeed. such have been the suocessra of the Indiana, that the whites have beoome penie striken, and seem to have loat all enurage and nil hope of cheeking their advanoe The acocmpanying papera will exhibit to the departmen* the unhappy condition of the country Doubtless the Yucatan commissioner resident at Washington, Dou Juato Hiema. baa preasnted a similar representation to the United 8tates government, and has made urgent explication for assistance in the present alarming crisis The statements set forth in these papers are nnt in the least exaggerated; and nnleaa aasiatanoa is reoeivod from some quarter, the whole country will be laid waate, and the numerous towns and villagea of tha interior destroyed. Such is the diegrsoeful panio of the Yuoateco soldiers, thet many of them fly upon the very appearance of the enemy, and not a few of the oltiasns consider themselves unsafe even in this walled oity. In this atate of alarm, the authorities are at a lots how to move, and they look in every direetion for auocor Applloation has been made tome for men and monitions; but,-however I might be diepoaed to take upon myself the responsibility of such measures in aid of the defence of these unhappy people agaiost the exterminating eroeltlesofan uncivilised and rutbleaa enemy, the depart-' ment is aware that I have not the means of extending firoteetion beyond the range of the gnns of the one or wo small vessels* that ean alone be spared from the present force of the squadron; and, besides, I have good reason to believe that Henor Siema has already commu nloated with tbe government at Washington, ana 1 may loon exp'ot In'traotioas upon the subject The authorities are very desirous of obtaining muskets, with a supply of ball cart ridges; bat the ships have only a few more muskets than are required for their own nae, and these are wlthont cartridge boxes I should be glad to loan the few we have to spare. If they can be maue available; and I have promised to present a request of Governor Mendea to the military governor of Vera Crua. for a loan of some of the arms taksn fiom the Mexloans at the capitulation of that city. This supply has, however, been rendered less urgent by the arrival at Si*sl (intelligence of whleb has been this moment received) of three small Spanish vessels of war. with 2 000 stand of arms, four pieces of artillery, 300 quintals of pdwder, with some other munitions, sent, it is differently alleged, by order of the Captain General of Cube, by the oivil authorities of that island, or by private account; bat, upon this point, I shall soon be correctly informed, as I shall dispatch a vessel of the squadron to-day to 8isal, to obtain information as to the bjeot of the visit et tho Spanish vess Is, and the souroe from whence the supply of arms has been furnished. General O'Donnel, as I learn, has been cautious in bis instructions to the commanders c.f tho Spanish vsssels, admonishing them not to prooeed with an armed force beyond a distance of ten yards from the shore. 1 have It direct from the Frenoh consul here, that tho government of Yuoatan has more than twice within s few years back applied to France for permission to hoist the French flag, and to become a French colony; but their proffers have as often been declined. The Frenoh consul expresses the opinion that England , may, In view of obtaining an Increase of territory in the Bay of Honduras, and possession of the harbors of Aaoension and Esptritu Santo, on theeast coast of Yuoatan, be induced to furnish aid. In troops and munitions, from tha settlement of Belise; and a person is now in tbe oity, professing to be an agent sent expressly from Jamaica, to enter Into some arrangement with the Yucatan government Thle information Is given for what it Is worth; in my own mind it has little weight Governor Mendez ha* declared to mo. that, failing to obtain aid from the United States, be should apply to other powers ; and, as a last resort, the people of Yucatan would off?r no tbe sovereignty of the State to whatever power would consent to take it under protection. I sail this day on my return to Vera Crus, via Laguna and the Tabasco. Tbe bomb brig Vesuvius. Lieutenant Commandant M. Mason, will be left at anchor off this oity. to lcok after Amerioan interests, and to render whatever aid ebe oan in the protection of the lives and property of the eitlsena. I propose to employ another small vessel of the squadron on the same duty, and hope to he able to add a third. With great respect,1 have the honor to be. your obedient servant, M C. PERRY, Commanding Home 8quadron. Hon. J. Y. Mason, Secretary of the Navy. [Translation ] OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE GOVERNMENT To Commodore M. C. Perry, Commander-in chief rf the Naval Force* rf the U Slateiin the Qui/of Meaico: The Undersigned, Secretary General of the government of Yuostan, has the honor to communicate what follows to your ezoellenoy, with the view of informing you of the present condition of the atrooious war waged by the aborigines of this oountry against the other races. Notwithstanding the means used to suppress this formidable conspiracy, it h?s been difficult in the extreme, owing to the mode of warfare praotisod by the Indians, and in oona<qaence of our dependence solely upon the b'lpleee and exhaust*d reeouroea of thia oountry, wbioh, impoverished es it is from tho many mlafortunaa and calamities it bae suffered for aomo year a past, oan neither offer nor put in toroe the means which circumstance* demaud; and thus it is not to be wondered at, that, in a rtftssinali S.f an ram a n?tnra tuh thil nrMfliit. it ifl difflftult to fore*** the results which may happen. Posse; slog only one battalion of infantry, and two companies or artillery regulars, whoee ranks have suffered nuiaorou* losse*, and hare been reduced to almost imigniflo.iice, it Las been found necessary to c?ll into service all the bodies of militia, to meet the pressing exigencies of our situation. You will perceive, therefore, sir, that military operntions undertakon with ?>'ch resouroes. oanDotb* efficient. You know these people well, and oannot be ignorant that it is impossible to form armies at once ; that if the enthusiasm of armed citizens can accomplish much ? if, in moments of phrenzy, their valor is indomitable, this enthusiasm, this ebullition la ephemeral only. Soldiery of thla description oannot aneerer far so protracted and laborious a straggle?this war of ambusoadas and rnrprizss which the barbarians wage. This class of soldiery?whiob does not possess arms, of whom the pursuit of war forma neither the hopes nor the career?hss other objeots and other pursuits, which must have a tendency to influence strongly their spirit, so that from day to day their energy decreases, their zeal flags and they and by precipitately abandoning the ranks In whloh they cannot remain. Yon, who are not ignorant of the local circumstances of this country, who have a knowledge of its population and its customs, do not need now a long narrative to enable you ta iorm a correct estimate of thia wart the vaatly tuperior numberaof the enemy, (he absence on tbeir part of everything like indolence and slothfulnesa form ite principal oharacterletloe. Hunger, nakedneas, and inolemericy of weather do not deter them; their life of hunters and savages has undergone bnt little change from tbeir rclatious with society; and the woods, the thiokets,and mountalrs offer no impediments to their incursions and movements, whiob they execute always with wonderlul velooity. Their numbers, and tho qualities above mentioned, more than eompeneate for the inferior nature of their arms, and place them in a eituation to ridicule the movements of our troops, however aotlve and better conceived ihey may be. From these oanses, end from the destructive spirit which prompts them, on the occupation of a paUoe, Immediately tot burn and destroy, a wonderful terror has urlaeu and spread oy-r all or the greater part of our population wfcs bitve been abandoned by their neighbors. hence these apparent triumphs of the Indiana, the vacillation of our troops, and tho turmoil In which the whole country is fouua. In this truly orlticel state of affairs, philanthropic nail-ra mil men all the frl-nda o( humanity anil nirtliii. lion, c irnoc refuse aid ton society threatened with de struotton From thle consideration, the government of Yuoatan, expecting the common sympathies of etvllxation, and r?marobrrlt)g the particular demonstrations of friendship whioh have been mutually given by Yusatan nnd the United Blutes, htp'Sfrom you speedy and ef floacious aid, as lar a* It is in your power, to save this country fiom Its terrible situation. It cannot lie hi I from your penetration, nor can you fail to see with the eyes cf philanthropy, the Imminent danger wbloh menaces a country worthy of a better fate. You. se well as everv enlighened man, well know that the question Is not now of the particular interest* of one people, nor of the private affaire of a small portion of the world ; but of a most Important general object?to wit : civilisation, whose empire is attacked and in risk of falling in Yncatan On this account, sir, ths government cf Yucatan, which orders the undersigned to address yon this despatch, bopas that this solicitude will not be underrated; and that y< u, appreciating It with ths kindns?s and benevolence whioh mark your character, will promptly favor it, not only to ths utmost extent of ) our puwer, but that rou will communicate It to the government of the lotted Htater, and will recommend and prooure all the further assistance which may bs necessary to the complete pacification of this country Thus it arse that, on ths 81st Deoember last. Instrnotlons acre given to our commissioner resident in Washington to the same effsct; and others are now sent him, dictated In view ot recent ever, .a, In orders that he may etrengthsu joutf application for the epeedy attainment of the aid solicited, in Ibn tear that th* dargor will beoeine avery day more Imminent and grave. In conclusion, the undsrslgncd has the honor to tender your asauranoee of his entire oonelderation and respect (Jod and Liberty ! (Signed) JOSE R. NICOLIN. Mvxcaiwi, Feb. 10,1849. ?? Veoeli drawieg nvsr sine feet cannot approach within esnnon range of the eity. TiSova ar ths Tmeai.iron ?Tha word "ana," in the original, m anseepublsalihe oithetraiiALitioa of 'yohm"or '"hie ' E JNE NI Mexican Affklra. TWO DAYS LATBX FROM VERA CEUA. \From the New Orleans Picayune. April 7 J The U. 8. eteamahlp Virginia, Capt. Tucker, arrived yesterday from Vera Crna, via Tamptco. She left the former port on the 37th and the latter the 81st nit.? She is only two days later from Vira Cms than the New Orleans. There had been no later arrival from the interior. The impression if strengthened in Vera Cms that the armv was about 41 make a retroaade movement. Co Wi'?T/u, of the first Iafuntrv, took command of the Department of Vera Cms on the 30th Major Lamotte v f the aaiuj regiment acts temporarily as adjutant W? And nothing now in the El Xoluia$?, of rampieo, touching Mexican ?lT*ir?. It has e story that Father J*reute p?u?d through tf u-jutle on the 33d uit incognito He wee recognised, pursued and taken. Upon beirg brought before the magistrates, be said be was on his way to Queretaro, and took that routs to avoid capture, as a price had been set upon his head by Gob. Scott Here the story ends, and are presume the worthy padre if it were ho,'pursued his journey unmolested. FROM CAMPKAGHY. By the arrival yestercay of the schooner Ventura, Capt. Dorantes, from Campeaoby. 37th March, we learn that Commodore Terry had paid a visit to Campeaoby, and was to have prooeeded to Paiangue, but after having an interview with Gen. Bruno, he left Campeaoby on the 34th ult., for Vera Cms. AU the Yuostan troops were at Merida, and the city was well fortified Plenty of provisions and munitions of war.) Capt Dorantes states that the previous reports from that place arc exaggerated.?Ntto Orltani Picayune, April 6. ARMY INTELLIGENCE, Capt. II E MeCullooh'a company of Rangers, wers encamped at Hamilton Velley, fifty miles above AusHn, on the 33th ultimo. They were ell in a state of excellent health, as well as discipline?watchful and constantly on the alert. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. The U 8. steamer of war 8oorpion arrived in port yesterday evening from Leguna, in thirty hours, and reports thst the war steamer Wuter Witch was to leave for this port. The steamer Mlseisslppi, bearing the broad pennant of Com. Perry, arrived at 8aorlflcioa in tha even ing. The Commodore did not come to the city yesterday, but will probably visit us to-day.? Vera C'vz American, March 30. Baltimore, April 14 Resumption of the. Mineral Bank?Desertion of a IVife?The Greek Slave, fye. The Mineral Bank of Maryland is now in full operation again, and announces that it has cut loose from Wall street, entirely?consequently that it is a good honest bank beyond all peradventure. I noticed some time since the shameful and cowardly desertion, by a young physician in the western section of the city, of a young and amiable wife, to whom he had been married clandestinely, iq, consequence of her being of a poor but respectable family, and not acceptable to his relatives. On the fact of his marriage becoming known, his Right Reverend aristocratical uncle, who stands at the head of one of the principal Christian denominations in Baltimore, threatened to cut htm off with a shilling if he did not instantly desert her, and threats were even thrown out to the unfortunate wife, that a divorce would be applied for on the cnarge 01 lnnaemy, it sne aia not consent to a separation and divorce by mutual agreement.? This threat having no effect, money was offered her to apply for a divorce, which she also indignantly rejected; and she is now living with her parents, the mother of a lovely child, but with her spirits crushed under the persecution Bhe has undergone. The cowardly and unminly conduct of her husbatid, and the unchristian course of his family, have caused them to be regarded with universal detestation. Indeed, it is the opinion of most persons, that the wife should be happy thus early in ridding herself of a husband who would thus desert the one he had sworn to "love, honor, and protect," at the.bidding of a guilty avarice and most unholy ambition. She commands the universal respect and sympathy of a large circle of acquaintances, and has always been esteemed as a pious and virtuous girl. The husband still, I learn, protests his love and devotion to her, but by his conduct shows that the filthy lucre of an ambitious relative his more attraction to him than his honor or his love. The Greek slave is to be exhibited, for the first time in Baltimore, to-day. It remains to be seen whether our ladies will turn their backs on its nudity. Albany, April 18,1848. Jffairt t? JIUtny. Hardly a quorum of member* remain in town; the splendid ttiamtr Empire, Copt. Tapper, left the wharf last evening, with a crowd of eastern members, and the trains going west wore also filled with members, all anxious to return to their homes. The session has been an important one, and the members .generally were, perhaps, very superior to some of .their predeoeesr*. The most important acts passed at this session, aro as follows: ? .. The aot to' simplify and abridge the praetice, pleadings and proceedings of the courts of this State. The aot for the more effectual protection of the property of man h d Women, a certified oopy of which I herewith transmit. This is a fmoet remarkable law, though probably a just one. It gives a wife exclusive contrelovei her reel and personal property. The acts appropriating $910,000 for the enlargement of the Erie canal; $913 000 for the completion of the Ceoesee Valley oanr l ; $130,000 for the completion of th* Black River oanal and Erie oanal feeder ; and $20,000 for the extension of tho Chemung oanal. The acts to punish abduotion and seduetlon as crimes. Ths bill for the protection of emigrants arriving In the State of New York. [I have transmitted a copy ef this important act to you, exclusively 1 The acts to provide for the incorporation oi railroad companies. Under tble law It is not necessary to grant special charters to railroad companies, but the legislature, upon the petition of the corporation to cop struct a railroad, has simply to pass an act declaring (hat the i oomempiateu lomi wiu m 01 uiuoibui pumio nuuij 10 *irrut the taking of the private estates,. bo. upon which the road is to bo constructed. The act for the incorporation of companies for manufacturing, mining, meohanlcal, and chemloal purposes The sot for the incorporation of gas light and bridge companies, charitable and religious sooietlsa, and missionary and scientific associations, are all highly Important. Acts were also passed for the incorporation of several ocean steam navigation companies; for the election of canty treasurers; appropriating $60,000 to the New York Marine Hospital, and for the incorporation of the New York Dramatic Fund Aaaoeiation. Atneng the billa whloh were lost was the general bill for the formation of haaks, (this bill dtserved its fat* ) and the general insurance Mil. One other important bill, wbioh was passed, and whloh I have omitted to notice, was the hill to regulate the issues of safety fund banks, which allows these banks that have a eapitei of $1100,000 end over, to issue billa ts the amount of their oireulation, on giving security for the redemption ot their notes. There is, et present, little proepeot of an extra session. Probably none will be had, unless it shall be neoessary to repeal the new code of procedure before the next legislature assembles. 'porting Intelligence. Looiiiafta Rao s? Mstairie Couasa.?First day. April 5 ? Hweeratakes for three year olds ; subscription $300, forfeit $100 - mile heats R U. Kirtly and J. Csmpbed's ch c Y. N. Oliver, hv Wagnor.dem by Leviathan 311 J. N. Weldon's b. f. by imp. Jordan, dam by Waxsy 1 3 3 R Ten Broeek's eh g. Jaok Pryor, by Eolipee, dam by Sumoter 33 3 Time, 1:?8X-1:67? 1:68*. Sams Dat?Second Race.?A splendid silver pitcher, valued at $300; entrance $30, added-two mile heats. Col. T. B. (loldshy'i ok f Little Mistress, by Shammok, dam by Wild Blll-3 y. o 1 1 A. Leormte b Co 'I ah f. Mary Bowse, by imp. Lavlaihan, dam by Stoskholder?4 y. o 3 3 R. Ten Broeek's eh. m Nanny Rhodes, by Wagner, dam by Sumpter? 6 y. o 3 3 Time, 4:10*-4:03*. Thi-rsdav, April 6. - Jockey tllnb Parse $400; entrance ten per cent., added-three mile heats. J W. N. Roger's b. f. Charmer, by Olencoe, out of Betsy Melons 1 T. B UolJsby'a ch h Rough and Ready,by Shamrook, oat of Imp. Hopo?0 y. o. . dh K. Harrison's b. b. Jim Aloof Josey.by Bolton, out of bill a Clay?d y o dig. Time, ?N. O. Picayune. April. Ilk. Tcmoeaphic --The important work of atretchinj? the wires across the St. Lawrence, at a point near the Chuta of tha Laahina Raplda, for tbo Troy and Montreal telegraph. Is now fait programing toward completion. From the Kast ahore to Aliopp'a Island la 3100 faat, aud from tbia isl-nd to tbo Wait or Montreal iboro. 3180 A plar will ba built on a amall Inland, now submerged in water, between Altopp'i Island end the ICul, or Kiprilrli shore, on whioh a itrong and blah loaffoid will ba created, supporting a wast, prt justing from tha top to 160 (eat from the ground Two other maiti. ona on tha aaat shore, aud oua on the eait si la of Aliopp's Island, will bo of tha sama height, and that on the wast shore 110 teat, including piere 1 ha m< st dlfflcult work, and that n quiring tha utni. at skill, will ba to stretoh tha wire ecro-s the current, where the rapids sicsed, In dsng?rs and difficulties, any other pait of the St Lawreuoa ? Montreal Hazellt. A man named Fleming, en ployed on the Reading railroad, was killed on the 13th Inst., near Douglaaseille, by the engine, on which he was standing, coming in contact with another loeomotleo that was stationary on tbo road. He vm engaged hi oiling tha machinery at the time. I w y o SW YORK. SATURDAY I Boston, April 13,1848 Meeting of Sympathy for the French?Great Doinge?Abby Foleom in the Field?Rev. Mr Marehall?Tremendous Uproar, fyc. A meeting professedly called to express sympathy with the French ia their revolutionary movements, was commenced yesterday morning at the Tremont Temple, and closed last evening in a regular row. A notice of the meeting was published in the several pipers of the city, for some ihree or four days before the time; but the unofficial and unorganized character of the call, tendered it pretty HvitliMif wlmt tliM inppfinor wnnlJ Kt> Tf wna op. nerally understood that it was to be conducted by a set of rattlebrains of the various ultra orders in this city. Hence, but little notice was taken of the calls "only some three or four hundred being present during the day session. In the morning, a committee of twelve was chosen to draft resolutions and an address. Mr. B. F. Hallet, a prominent democrat, was chosen as one of the committee, but he declined having anything to do with it; certain remarks he had heard from some of the gentlemen in the preliminary . arrangements, convinced him pretty clearlv what tne meeting was to be; and he got up and moved that the meeting be adjournedto some future day, to meet in Faneuil Hall, where a demonstration might be made worthy of the occasion He said there were not men enough there to defend a barricade. The mention of barricade started the ire of some of the peace folks, one of whom made a characteristic speech in reply. Mr. Hallet again rose, and made a most thrilling speech. He went for physical resistance to tyrants: without it, where would have been the French revolution! Would moral suasion have sent Louis Philippe out of Paris in a one horse cab! No, never. The people of Boston, the descendants of Bunker hill, were not non-resistants. From the day of the atonement to the preaent time, blood had been necessary in all great reformations, and until a better day dawned on earth, it would continue to be necessary. But, as the proceedings of the morning and afternoon sessions were of little consequence, I I will not trouble you with any further account of them. The grand finale came off in the evening. The meeting had got noised about, and a crowded house wsb congregated in the evening. A Polish gentleiqan, who was obliged to dee his country on account of hiB political sins, was introduced to the meeting and made a very good speech After he had closed, the elements of discord began to manifest themselves. Resolutions without number were offered-and discussed. Mrs. Abby Folsom took the stand immediately in front of the president, Mr. Mayor Quincy, and commenced one of her usually forcible harangues; her remarks were rich, and to the point. Alter she had got through with speech No. 1, which was Interspersed at the close of every sentence, with "put her through," " give it to 'em Abby," " take off your bonnet, ducky dear," " go on, go on," &c by the audience, (he Rev. Mr. Marshall got up to offer a resolution; he is a Millerite, and is always on hand for important occasions. He was once a professor in the Andover seminary, and his commanding person! and noble forehead led the audience to suppose that he would say something that would bring order out of chaos. But, alas tor their hopes, he did no such thing. He offered a resolve, which he wished to be added to the already countless number, which read nearly as follows : " Resolved, That the recent glorious revolution in France, which is now extending itself all over Europe, is a sign from heaven that the happy coming of our Savior Jesus Christ will be in, or about, the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fortyeight." Such a hissing, Ishouting and hooting as now occurred, could only be pourtrayed with any degree of accuracy by one of your graphic reporters. The question on the reception of this resoive was pui Dy me mayor, wnose strict aaherence to parliamentary rules was somewhat ludicrous in such a bedlamite place as this, and decided in the negative, the " aye" ol the Rev. gentlemen being heard, " solitary and atone." Hereupon^ dozen gentlemen or more essayed to speak, but it was no go. The audience had got warmed up, and were bent on agood time. Tney would hear nobody but Abby Folsom, and so Abby got up again, and the way she put it to 'em waa a caution. She told them they were all a pack of hypocrites, and devila, &c , andjwound up by requesting the audience to hear her friend Mellen with the same respect they would listen to the great god-like Daniel Webster. The Mayor, who was so convulsed with laughter that he could hardly speak, repeated the request for a hearing ot Mr. Mellen, and begged the audience to remember that they were Bostonians, and that their proceedings would be reported elsewhere. But no; the audience said Mellen j shouldn't speak, and he swore he wou'd speak, if he stayed there till doomsday. And so, indeed, he did; but it took him a long half hour to utter a few broken sentences, when, shaking his fist in the face of the audience, in token of his triumph, be left the stand. Then Mrs. Folsom appeared again, when a call was made for " Marshall Luky" to take her away. But, by some means, she was induced to cease speaking. The Mayor now put the question upon the adoption ot th#? rparilntlAnfl* lint f ho nvoa tin/i n no a wnpu cm vociferous that it wus impossible to decide the question, and, upon a hand vote being taken, ?tiie " doubts" on both sides were so determined, that the Mayor was in a quandary what to do, or how to decide; but I believe he decided the original resolutions to be adopted, together with the address. These resolutions and the address, will be found, upon publication, to have a sprinkling of all sorts of theories?slavery, Fourieristn, peace, anti-capital punishment, &c. lie. Altogether, the meeting was disgraceful to Boston, and it is to be regretted that the Mayor lent his sanction to it; and, in justice to him, it should be slated thai he evidently hud but little idea ot what the meeting would be, when lie consented to preside. A Mother Poisonkd by hbr Daughter ?Coroner Pratt commenced holding an inquest yesterday, on tLe body of Mrs. Mary Kane, an Irish woman, between forty and flity years of age, who came to her death on Saturday afternoon, under clrcnmatanoee which ltd to the belief that she bad been poisoned. During the investigation, it was shown that a daughter of the deceased, fourteen years of age, waa seat on Friday to an apotheeary to prooare some medioine for her mother. Instead of getting the medicine, however, she stated that her mother wished for some ratsbane. After some inquiry as to the purpose for which she wished it, ehe replied that the house waa infested with rets, and she wished to destroy them. The poison wee delivered to her, end upon reaching her homo at the corner of Curve street and Harrison avenue, she mixed it with water, and administered it to her mother The deceased, who was quite unwell at the time stated, onnttnuedto grow worse, and on Saturday the unnatural ohild procured another portion of amnio and administered that also to hor mother. These faota Indoord the Coroner to issue e warrant for the arrest of the girl, and she was enbsequantly committed to jail to await an exa in I net ion. The contents of tho stomach of the deceased have been analyzed, and fonnd to oontain considerable quantities of arsenic. The girl confesses the fact of Having given to* ratal dri? to her mother, and ??j? in* apposed It would make her worse, but did not think it would kill her, and states as her reason for so doing that her mother punished her on Thursday. It appeared, In the oourae of the Investigation, that the ill conduct of the girl had caused her mo'her much trouble, so that at times she had been obliged to correct her quite severely. The girl was remanded to jail.?Bmton Journal, Jipiil 10 A Family Burnkd to Dkath.?We learn from West Btoomheld that a fire broke out in a frame building at Monnt Prospect, five and a half miles from this city, about 11 o'olook last night, after the family had retired, whtoh consumed the building, with the family of the tenant, a Mr. Btur, who aleoe esesped. Mr. 8. waa alarmed by a eolorsd man, who threw stones against the building for the purpose of waking him ; when he jumped Irom the window of the seoond story to the gtound, after requesting his wife to follow him; but for some reason she was nnable to do so, and remained in with her three children, the eldest being seventeen years of age, aud they all perished in the flames together!? Stwark Jliiveitiirr. April 13. Firk at Salrm.?The American Rubber Works, at the junction ol Ward and Peabody streets. South Salem, were deetroyed by lire at about half past ?wo o'clock Tuesday morning. The factory was owned and oocupied by Messrs J (X Jackson k. Co About sixty hands ware employed in this establishment, tbree-fourtbeof whom were female*, who are thu* thrown out of employment The value of the building, machinery, material* and atook, I* estimated at flluOiO? the amount of insurance on which 1* $7 8 O?$i son et th* Bowdltah ofllce in Salem, fl'J SUO eaol at tba New Ei gland and Tannera'oflloe* Boston.? Saltm C*r#nii/c The WiATHtn.?It is hue j frost and sunshine alternately The following telegraphic report ie of to day : Three Rivers, n beautiful day : slight iroet during the night Th* eeptaln of the Quebeo steamer eroaaed th* lee on toot yesterday. Montreal, a flne morn tag?Therm. Stf degrees. Cornwall, clear and floe ? Kingston do. Toronto very warm. The river In front of Montreal, (whleh is rising) is quit* olear of ice, and the et earn* re between that plnae and Lepra trie, will comma*** running on Mosiday neat.- Qucfce kntaij, SfA if it. KK fl V10RNING, APRIL 15, 184: Common Council. i Board or Alokrmk*, Friday, April 14 ? Morris i Franklin, President, in the ohair. i The reading; of tha minutea of the lait meeting waa diapenaed with A communication wai reoeired from the County i Clerk, atating that one of the eonrta of the eity oonld not go on for want of a room to hold the court in. Referred. .4uming foife ? Remonatranoe of aundrr persona againat the remoral of the awning poata in Fulton atroet Referred. ViLI mt a T,\tm UoaiMd 2m f Rill.. M.haa ? ?? ?* jiv/u iu iuiur ui iimiiK up cuu?t? lot* en 31st street, and appointing (J. G Campbell collector

of MMnmentu for the same. Adopted. A report favorable to the paying eoata of a suit Instituted against N P Jones, while acting is bla official capacity as a watchman of the ninth ward, In 1845 ? Adopted. A communication waa received from the State Treasurer requesting that a committee may be appointed to make some arrant anient for the disposal of the present arsenal property, to aid in the completion of the new araenal. Bulk-head -Report favorable to granting to Mr. Skldmore liberty to extend the bulk-head oa Che North side of Franklin street. Adopted Mtdiir.nl Billt ?Report favorable to paying to Dr Cole $4 for luedioal eervlces rendered in oases of insanity, at the Tombs. Adopted. Communication from the Commissioner of Streets, requesting an ext'celon of the time for buildlag tbe pier at the foot of Catharine slip. Oranted. Also, requesting that the trees around the Park be encased in wooden boxes, Ahl. Don moved that the word " iron" he inserted in the stead of tbe word "wood." On motion of Aid. Smith, tfco matter was referred. A report from the Board of Assistants, favorable to leasing the pier at th* foot of Warren street. Referred Also, favorable to making an appropriation of $650 for the lending of ^lediaon square. Adopted. Keport favorable to a ohange in tbe present fire law Ou motion of Alderman Abash, the paper was laid on the table Qmi- Resolution in favor of lighting Laight street with aes Adopted # Report favorable to painting Clinton Market. Adopted A remouatranoe relative to a bulkhead at the toot ol Rector street was presented, but not being readable, it waa referred to the appropriate committee Stvyvrsant Square? Report in favor of appropriating $400 tor tbe proper arrangement and laying out of Btuyvesant eauaro. Adopted. St'?r#r?Communication from the 8tre*t Commissioner, relative to building a tower iu Oreenwioh street.? Adopted. A report relative to oanoelllog the stocks held by the city.and forming them into a sicking fund tor the benefit of the oity d-D*., On motion of Aid. Smith, the dooument was laid on the table, end ordered to be printed . A resolution was offered by Aid. Mavisabd, for a far ther grant of the elty land to the Deaf and Dumb Asylum. Aid. Lawskncc moved i;s reference,whioh was amended by Aid CnoLiva, so as to make it the special order of business for trio next meeting. Aid. Matnard said, that the matter had been before presented to this Board, and If a reference was had, It would only result as it now will by Immediate aetlon, and moved the adoption of the resolution. Aid Lawbbnck persisted in the motion for referenoe. He was favorable to the grant himself, but if the thiag wae not properly understood, it was neoessary that it should be referred. A. resolution was offered, requesting that the Mayor should offsr a reward of $2*0 for the detection of the murderer of Mr. Miller in Broadway. A resolution was cffered, favorable to paylnar David Graham, jun. the sura of $100 for eervioes rendered in defending George Purser against K. Fitsgerald, in the matter or the contest for a seat iu this Board from tbo 4 .h ward. Adopted. Aid. Adams offered a resolution favorable to appro pneiiog pouu iur Duuutng a new engine nousa iu oum street, between 3d end 4>h avenuce,for Company No. 13? Adopted Resolution by Aid Miynard, favorable to amending the ordinance relativ j to itagei, to as to allow them to take up aud put down passengers on either side of Broadway, above Chambers street Aid. Kelly thought that Canal street shonld be substituted for Chambers street; that there were others to be aooommodated as well as passengers. Aid. PuRiKR ooinoided in the opinion of Alderman May card, and thought the ordinanoe ? tould be so amended. All the accidents that oooutred Irom stages in Broadway, were above Chambers street. AI j. T>pd thought It was well so let well enough alone Ho toil- - fo-ue of the stage proprietors were satisfied with the pic. ent arrangement,and the ordinanoe should be let sione. Aid Kelly thought the law of tbe State oompelled vehicles to keep to tbe right, and this Board had no right to uot in the matter; and, he hoped, if the ordinanoe was amended, it would be so that stage* keen to the right la Broadway, below Grand street. Aid Smith thought the ordlnanee should not bi touched. He knew tbe great danger of euoh a privilege to the stages, and had long since eeaeed to use a private vehicle in the transnotion of hie business, in eonsequwwoe of the danger attendant upon it. The stags proprietors were eatirfitd, and be hoped tbe resolution wontd be laid on the table until an expression of public opinion be bad on tbe subjeot. The amendment by Aid. Kelly, was then taken end lost. A motion to lay on tho table was oarried. A resolution waa offered by Aid. Mavicabd, to amend the ordinance relative to the appointment ot the Mayor's clerk, so that the appointment be iu tho hands of the Board R-fared. Aid Plrskh moved that tho Committee on Ferries be requested to report at the next meeting of the Board, relative to tbe disposing of the ferries by auotion ? Adopted. Th, -.1 11,-n n?til ttmwt Law Intelligence. Court or Arr,;*i.?, April 14? Present, Freeborn O Jewett, Chief Judge, fko ? After the Conrt organised this morning, Mo. 4, which had been eommenotd yesterday, was resumed and concluded No. 14 was next taken up and argued. No. 16 was next taken up, and the argument not concluded when the Court adjourned. Sutremk Court, April 13?Present Justioes Cody, Wtllard and Ktlmonds. court organised at ten o'clook. Noe. 6 and Id were argued, and the calendar called to No. 173. Klerm dMaults were taken; some causes reserved and nemo passed No 173 was taken up and was under argnment when the court adjourned, 'i'heaperial motion calendar w 11 be taken uptc-morrow. 8ubrcmk Court, April 14?Present, Justices Cady, Wiilard and Fdmonds.?This being the day appointed 1 for specLl motions, the speoisl calendar was taken up, and tbe caee of The People tx rel Benjamin Grlffln. vi. the Sheriff of Kings County, waa culled, tha argument of which oocupied the entire day Court or Otf.r ard Tehmirer, April 13.?Before Jndge Huribut, Aldermen Crolius and Spofford. In/anticid'.? Barbara Weidraere, charged with the murder of hrr ohild, waa arranged and plead d not gnilty; her trial was put off to the first Monday in May. Tbe court then adjourned Court ce Otkr ard Twrmirer, April 14.?Before ' fudge Huribut, Aldermen Spofferd ana Crolius ?The , Court opened and adjourned, no buainei>e being ready. , Circuit Court, April 13.?Befora Judge Huribut. i Harx'tv Jl 1 Veid oi Samurt F. Moti, Jr.?Action on a 1 promissory for $S35.payable to orJsr of John Butler and endors'd to plelatilf. Defence that the note was given , for ten tharea of the Maekmao Capper Company'a stock; | tbat the ooinpany was fraudulently created and the stock worthless. Plaintiff replied that he wea a tone fidt holder for valuable consideration. Verdict this morning. CiaceiT Court, April M ?Before Justice Hurlfcut.? Timothy Baxter, vi Alexander Berbeck ft al This waa an action of trover, to recover the value of a^quantity of iron. It appeared the plaintiff employed defendant to construct a steam engine boiler, and supplied him with Iron for that purpose ; he, the plaintiff, alleged that defendant did not use the entire quantity delivered, and the notion waa to reoover the value of the excess. Verdict lor plaintiff $94 Francti V Jlintlie v#. Ca'rb H. Muton.?This was an action to reoover $610 the amount of a bill of goods ? The firm of Mason Si Van Buskirk, residing in Buff<lo, purchased a quantity of liquor and groceries from plaintiff In 1847, for which they agreed to give their notes endorsed by defendant, payable In four months. JTh* goods were sent, hut defendant refused to endoM, and the plaintiff alleges tbat the goods were subsequently hatidrd over to him l>y Mason Si Van Buskirk. Verdict for plaintiff for the full amount el iim*d. fluvKRioa Court?Before Chief Justice Oakley.?John IV. Sminbum vi. Fitdtriek Oerardin. ?Thie was an action to recover the balance of a school bill. The defcadant'e brother vie placed at a boarding sohool kept by plaintiff In 1889, and continued there nearly two years A running account was kept between the parties, and several sums paid on acoount. leaving, as plain- i tiff alleges a balance of $60. The defenoe was the statute of limitations, and that defendant had not underta- I ken to pay, lie. Verdict for plaintiff for $83 Oft. I Sl/tiiiom Read A Co ? C.lark A Ctl'tna n.?Thii was an aotlon of assumpsit, to reoover the differ I noa between the oortract price of 7S0 barrels of 1 floor, and what It sold for after defendants had refused to take It. 9n the part of the plaintiff), it waa alleged that the defendant), bp their broker, on the ISth 1 of July last, parch meed 10 0 barrels ot flour from then, < which was to be delivered on or before the 10th?that ' the 750 barrels in dispute bad not then arrived, but waa hourly eipcted On the 19th it arrived, and the defendants were duly notified, and received an order on tho bargeman, or the captain of the boat in which tba flour waa, to. deliver it. On the 16th, the order was taken to the captain by one of the defendant*, or their agent, who called upon him to turn It cut; he replied, that a* there waa a boat between hie and the wharf, II would bo inconveniaut to lend It | then, but when the boat would be moved, ho would take her place, and it ooiiId then be conveniently landed. It waa not deliv*r*d on tba li b andoo th* 17tb, tba steamer arrived, bringiug news that, flour had fallen tn Europe, and defendant* roiu'cd to reoelv* it. The Court granted a non?nit, on tbe ??oun ) that the flour ouaht to hava been delivered < oo the liikb, putauaotto tbe cntraot. Before Judge Bandford?Pel-r Strong vt. Harold D. DoUr.tr a d Qtlhtrt P.thr? Thl* was an action to recover a quarter's rant of premises In Broadway. Benjamin K. Btrong being the owner of tho premises in too, mct'gaged them, and afterward* conveyed hie equity of redemption to the plaintiff. Th* defandants occupied tho premiaea as tenan** to tho mortgagors. Tho plaintiff oontlnuod la peases sion as aasigaoo of tho ssortgoqor, and collaotad tho I. I iJ?KAJ 8. rente from the tenants Id April,'1847, the premises war* I aid undar a deoraa of foreeioiure to a Mr. Mills. nod the 1 il-ed exeouted on the 30th of that month, but sot delivered until tha Oth of May fallowing. On tha first of Mar, a qaartar'a rant became dua, which was tha amount in diapnta. Tha plaintiff claimed as tha aasiguaa of the mortgagor, and lnaiated that aa tha dead of conveyance wai not dolirarad until the Oth of May, live day a afar tha rent btaasr.edue, Mr. * Ilia waa not entitled to It. Mr. Mills, however, Induead the defendants to pay It to himself; and tha question here waa whether ho or plaintiff waa entitled to receive It, Hla Honor directed tho Jury to find a verdiot lor tha plaintiff aubjaot to tha opinion ui iua ouurv 111 uai.cu ?umioii awnuni|'j for S'fCa w3rn?nf t'i Ptck -This ?u an action on a promissory note for $W1 made by the defendant The defence wss infancy. The father of the defendant wa* celled, and proved that bis ion was unj-r ng,<?h. n the note wan made. The plaintiff replied tbac defends' t wen at the time a practicing phyeloian, and had hi* name np aa inch. The jury disagreed, and were diarhtrgi d K>eud?er vt JVullThia wan an action, for assault and battery. Vvrdiot fcr the plaintiff, $75. U.iitsd 8tatri Circuit Court, April 14.?B fore Judge Nelson?J Jnqxttt (an alien) vt E K. Culhyiitt alt ?This oase was reiumed. and alter the examination of one or two witnesses, the plaintiff rested Mr Ant lion here rose and submitted, that there wes no evidence produced on the part of the plaintiff, to sua tain the allegations of fraud put forth in the deelaration? the oase for the plaintiff having been mainly confined to what (hey held waa the ouetom prevailing among the merchants of New York, in relation to the tranaao'lou of a certain ootirte of bualneas. He made a long argument in support of his position,namely, that the gr?uumrn < f the charge rested solely on the question ef imputed liaud on the part of his ollents, and tha declaration was drawn np on this branch of tho law The wii^lo evidence merely went to show "ouetom and usage," and they did ust go behind It. Ha wished to call on the Court to ex press an opinion as to whether they nead go farther, or open on part of the defenoe. ? Mr. Cuttinu replied at some length, and made on elaborate argument. Thk Court declined to give an opirlon in tbe present stags of the oaae, but wonld leave it with the gentlemen themselves to ileal with 1: as thi-y dsewed pro par. A fter some conversational remarks from Messrs. Lord, Wood, Anthon and Staples, Mr. Anthon opened tbe case for the defenoe. It became his duty, at this stags of the oaae, to oall the atten lion of the jury to the fa t that the article cf cochineal, referred to in the case, was an nrtlole of a peculiar char Idlsr rnnhinanl (Pas Ann nf ilia mnat vnlushla lien rm aud an article which, it ? u well known, that exposure to the atmosphere tended to materially injure or destroy. In tho ordinary operations of ooinmeroe, this article was packed up in n sort of strong linon bag?that was covered with a buffalo hide, so us to exclude the air; and the parcel was then tightly wrapped up with strong straps. A small tiu box, containing a sample of the article, wus always attached to eaoh parcel or bale. This was deemed necessary, in older to prevent the oxposure of the artiole to the atmosphere. Under tnese otrcumetauoea, no article could he seleoted, betier calculated to oomrnit fraud. The party referred to in the oaec-Ds Goer?was a man of considerable ingenuity, but not honest. He was a Mexican by birth; and, it appears, aware of the facility wbloli this artiole affords for the perpetra tlon of fraud, prepared, perhaps at Vera Crux or elsewhere in Mexioo, the artiole that fiymed the subject matter upon wbloh the present oase oame before them. De Goer, attar arriving at New Orleans, enters into an arrangement with some fictitious merchant, for, on enquiry after the name of the party, no such merchant, it appeared. was in existence. A letter arrived in New York, from this personage, signed S. S Barnard, addressed to the Messrs. Collins 8i Co., dated September 23J, 1846, stating that the firm would receive a certain cargo or quantity of sarraparilla, consigned for sale in New York, which belonged to this Mr. De Goer, who wonld shortly arrive in New York. De Goer subsequently arrived in Now York, and went to the office of Collins & Co. He ffearcu w uo u muu wi go?uniii?ui j auuioco. mnn in appearance and manners. On the voyage, it should be obaerved, that this De Ooer told the captain it was cochineal He came la the ship Arkansas, in which the artioie was transmitted. He plaoed, also, after his arrival in New York, a bag of money in the bands of Collins fc Co.?rather agood introduction at all times to a meroh'ant?and then offered for sale the cochineal The prions were deemed too high. Then Dell <er said he would ship them for London. These goods were in the vessel of tho plaintiff Jaques, who had every | opportunity to examine them, as they remained there for fourteen or fifteen dsys ; and thero no excuse i can be offered by Mr. Jaques, if he did not examine them. Mr. A went on at length to detail the particulars of 1 the case for the d<-fenoe, stating they would i be able to show bow the defendants had been i innocently duped inle the transaction, it not being their business, as commission mea:hants, to examine any goods or articles deposited with them, and that such a course was not known In their branch of business, and if recognised, no commission mercbaut would bsafe from the impositions and frauds which such a course would subject them to It appeared that a correspondence between Jtques and De Uoer had taVen place, which correspondence wri not produced After detailing at length the facts whioh they intended to produce, on the part of the defence, which would show that the only parties in the case, who stood stove suspicion, were his clients, Mr W. L Yovle, clerk in the tffloe of Collins ft Co., wss oalled to the stand,(and proved the receipt of letters sgned S. S. Barnard, and dated New Orleans, with a view to opening preliminaries with the firm of Collins k Co. Several letters that passed between the psrtl-s, w*re put in and read, on part ef tha defence; also, the 1 depositions of witnesses, who had been neeessirily absent, including that of John D Rioe, Captain of the Arkansas, whan the oase wss adjourned over to this forenoon. United States Circuit Court.?Before Judge Nelson ?Jacqutt t>a J. K CtiUiut f C* ?The ou? for the plaintiff was not closed when the court adjourned. Common Pleas ? Before Judge Uishoeffer ?Tlumai S Miiitrvn warn it. tiarmii. n ? Action on me case, to it cover damages for a breach of egreem'ent. It appears that defendant'* brother wss the lessee ofantoreio Canal street, together with the stock in the etore ; that he assigned thein to defendant, and that the riefcodtnt afterward* assigned them to plaintiff, undertaking at the* -me time to pay a quarter's ront, which he afterwards refused, nud the landlorsd evicted tire plRlntiff, for whioh eviction h# uow soek* to reeover damogss. The defence waj that no assumpsit from his brother was proved. Heron J!y, that the deolaration was bad, inasmuch a* it counted that the lease ft the premises was made to defendant, wh*rr- ; ai it was made to his brother ; and thirdly, tnat the action was barred by the statute of frauds. Verdict far plaintiff, $76 Court or Qenkbil Sessions, April 13?Before It-:- i corJ.r Scott and Aldermen Lawreuoj and Franklin? John M'Keon, Esq , District Attorney. 7Ytel Rtiumtd ?The trial ot Frauds M Fortes on a obarge of steal'ug six Bibles from the Atneriosn Bible Society, was resumed at the opening of Court this morning, when a number of witnesses were called to testify | to the previous good character of tbo socur.sd The , esse was then submitted to the jury, who. without I leaving their seats, rendered a verdict of not guilty j Trial fur Rebbtiy. ? Ueorge Sheaner, el at John ( Shearir, was then oailed to trial on aa Indictment i charging him with robbing Michael Drisooll of two ] sovereigns. On the part of the prosecution, Driscoll testified that ho m?t with the aoonsed in a railroad oar, in which they went to :17th street, where, sfter a short j troll, th? accused Induced him to enter a vacant lot, i there knock'd him down, end took the money from him I The jury fennd toe prisoner guilty of * petit lereeny , oo'y, end the Court tent him to the Penitentiary for four monthe. PUaded Guilty ?Llewellen Harrison, a boy, indicted for eteeliog $'JM? from John Nevll. entered a plea of guilty, and vai consigned to the Houie of Refuse. Trial for Jhtaull and Hailtry.? W illiam, James and Catherine Traoy were then called to trial for an alleged aeeauit nod battery npon the perton of 'Martin Murphy, a polioe officer, while engaged in the discharge of hie duty. On the part ef the proeeoution It was elated by the complainant, that he went to the residence of the scouted for the pnrpose of serving a warrant on a man named Lanson, when the acenscd party committed tbe assault and prevented him from arresting Lsceon. Th? jury, after a brlsf consultation, rendered a verdict of not ; cullty. The Court then adjourned until to-morrow. Court or Oisiiil Sessions, April 14.? Before Ite- I corder Scott and Aldermen Franklin and Lawrence? : John McKfon K?q . Dlstriot At orney. I Ttii.1 for an .'Ittault ?At the opening of thacoutt this morning, John Urcen, indicted for an assault and battery upon Nell Metter, mate of tbe Swedish brig I Gertrude, was called to trlnl. Onthepartof the prose- ' oution It was shown In evidence that the accused went 1 on board tlvi vessel in qnestlon to rescue one of these.- 1 lore, when the mate Interfered; whereupon the eccnsej 1 made en Attack upon the mete, beat him very severely, 1 and alio fired a pistol at him. The jury, afwr a protracted absence, stated they could nut agree upon a < verdict; whereupon the eourt discharged them from 1 lurther consideration of the subject. 1 Trial for 0'and Lever ny ? Kdward Thompson was then called to trial en en indictment charging him with < having, on the 8 h of January last, stolen $70 from John 1 McKlnney. For the prosecution it was shown that the < parties went to a porter house in Madison street on the 1 Jey In question, whrre the prisoner took the money frr m McKlnney under pretence of paying for the goodwill. I ke. of a porter house which McKinney Inter,d?<1 to pur- 1 chase, and then went off with the oash. Tb? ciae was mbmitted to the jury at three o'clock, but at a late hour no verdtet had been rendered. Coubt caltnnaa?This Dat ?ffrcafl Court?98, 99, 103 to 108, 110 to HI, Inclusive, 390. Political Intelligence. St. Leuia Ki.iotioh ?The maox-lpxl election lo St. Loal*, Mo , on the 3 1 lot! , remitted In faror o: the lennoratlc candidate for Mayor, J. M. Kram Tbe hole demooratia ticket waa elected. Mii-waokik ? Kllborce (Depn ) ha* been eleoted Mayor >f Mllwaukte, W T The Doaid of Aldermen la eomf?oe*>d ot 13 democrat* and 3 wh'g\ Pr?dict?d Cabinet CHieatl - Tbe TVaehingtone?rrerpotd'iit of the tin Km,tad KntjUftr predict* :hat Secretary Matey will go Miuieter to Kuaaia; en l th?t Ofo K B Plero* of New Mampebire. will auceeed htm lu the War Department; and that a* aoon ? theae ehanyee lake place, Mr Uillet. now Solicitor of the Treamry, will be appointed Attorney Uenerul. Th? NawCiTiaa ?Oawego, at ber drat local ei<etloa under the eity charter, polled 1400 rcte*; Auburn, IOOS; Syraeuae, 3000. VteaoeT ?The wbi; candldatea for C^naora area looted by a very decided majority. The vote waa yary light. Ll>. frlM two CantsJheatrtrnl and Musical. Italian Opexa Hot sr.?The attendance, laat evening, was rathi r slim, but it by no means damped tbe ardor of tha reapeotire artiste, as tbey ware all in excellent voice, and performed their parts with much energy and spirit. Tho piece presented, was the lyrioal dram* of "Krnani " There aro several beautiful musical getne in this opera, and wo sh uld think It ought to draw w-ll; but it saeine of all the old ooerae," Lucreaia Borgia'' poes-ssee tho most attractive features The opening chorus was given with greet force an 1 excellent, harmony Slg Amoldl sang the solo, e?me >vgi<idu al reijiilr, with rouchswoee. uer* imiu iww, mi'* in tniru a-ori*. mgnira Truth, a* Klvira, was poeuliarly efT-otlvs In th? ?c?ua, K nun i, K nmnf, invnt mi the delightful blending of half ton*s here introduced, togethir with on* of th- m *i perfect andthiiliin/ shaken, drew forth th* most *nthu-la*ti<? plaudit*; a?d in tbe fourth scene. her solo, Tutloipr*azi> che iV /Sinaiii. evidenced vast r.>*ouro- n r f musical power, in tbe taatrful and exqulMto embellishments, which sh* gave rvitb ? clear, sweet, and ctiphonlon* sopiuno voice Tbe character of Don fiarln*. bv B*neventano, wet ah'y sustained; hi* *olo in tbe fourth scene wa* given with great scientific judgment, and rendered with good taste. The duett between Klvira and Krnani, was executed with nuoh delightful unity and harmony, that reiterated cheers followed it* perfirmanoo The part of Hllva, by Host, w.i* well Blied; he pns<*?ae? a swaot and powerful baritone voice, which < well manaired In fine, the entire opera wna received with the mo*t unbounded app!au*e Again, we have to remark that the great delay between each act should he avoided, a* it is very tedious to the audience. Thk Bowkrv baa made a magnificent openirg, under the d'rectlon of Mr. llamb'ln, the proprietor and manager, and promise* to risume a high and fashionable standing among the many and attractive theatres of our groat city We nevor see the opera of ''The Bohsnitaa Girl," (which was tho piece selected for last evening.) without wondering what oould have made it ?o popular a* it undoubtedly Is. Kxcept. perhaps, half a dosen beeutiful songs of exquisite melody, which have been caught up by tbe public, and become favorites of the parlor and of th* stro*t*. both In Europe and America, we ulwajs thought there was little besides in the muaio to dalight, and etill le*s in the plot nod incident* of the piece to chat m or interest It seemed to us ss If we witnessed merely a nug? sou tedious pantomime or untsiiigmio Dusti*, confu*ea gestures and unmeaning groups Of coarse, ws have no right to such an opluion t u opposition to a Judge so despotic and capricious as the play going public ? Mrs. Seguin, last bight, drew down lengthened plaudits from a crowded find highly fashionable house. Mr Sefuin s?emed to All the Bowery li'hcys with extrnvsgant delight by the agility of his movements, the familiarity of his manners, and th'< loud, sonorous Intonations of hi* powerful voico. Miss Liohteusteln, as the Gipsy Hueon. suited the character admirably, both invoice, figure and appearonoe Mr Bauer made an excellent tiouut, aud altogether the trnupr. display d a combination ol talent such ae deservedly drew down the repeated applause of a d lighted audlenoe. When we see the sucoeea so tar attending tho foreign opera, with all its imposing m;3tioisin, venerated aolntelhgibillty, and admired confusion, we cannot help thinking that the Introduction of the mere simple Kngilsh rp-ra, such aa UickerstafT'a "Love In a Village," and similar pieces, where an intelligible comedy with ssnaible dialogue ana charming plot, Is every new and then enlivened with a pleasant, lively song, wiuld be a successful experiment. But, of course, v9teran and experienc-d managers know best Tho ballet whioh followed the opera, was eminently brilliant, rich, bewildrring and seductive ? VI Ian I 111 In. Ttir nhnll la an nrtiale nf flrat TAtM ahllltv which i? conjoined with a youthful person, n Sue figure, and very pleasing physiognomy? we ought rather to say, handsome face With the excellent corps d- ball't, uniting their fascinating powers and lovely charms, with those of such a oLarming and distinguished leader at Miss Turnbull no wonder "Afalkolis," Is so successful, and this vast theatre so orowded Chatham Theatre.?Mr. Bass had a splendid house last night; and, to use a somewhat hackneyed saying, hie benefit might be called " a benefit whioh is a benefit." The "Rivals" wos as well, almost as well, performed as we have ever seen it done, bass himself, as the fiery old Sir Anthony Absolute, was capital Chapman, as Bob Aoros j John Brougham, as the querrellovlng Sir Lucius; Mrs. Vernon, as that most delightful of blundering grandlloquents, Mr Mkleprop, was ex*ellent. In faot the whole play was done In fine style. The whole evening's entertainments went of capitally. Tonight there i? e capital bill, vis: " Ben the Boatswain." 'Lend me Five' Shillings.'' an), for the last time, the " Spirit of the Waters." On Monday a new local drama, nailed " New Y<rk as it is," will be brought out. Chanfrau will appear as the immortal Mose, the true b'boy Green room report speaks highly of this pieoe; it is said to be of great merit and considerable interest. All the scenery (whioh will ehow many well known places in the city.) is i ts, and it truly will be whet its ni.roe imports, "New York as it la '' All theolty know Vlosn by reputation; they will befohle t? see .him in anew version of the character on MonJey evening. Christy's Minstrels.? Saturday has corns round again, and ths rains'mis are still hard at it To day they give their usual afternoon per form an oo at 3 o'clock, in addition to the usual 8 o'clock one. The wealher Is o fine now-a-days, in the afternoon, that e promenade up Broad any, and visit to Menhanloe' Hell, will form a delightful three or four hour*' amusement. Their evening concerts ere crowded, as usual Ba'blk Biiothkbs ?These geniuses,w*understand, have been having fine houses at Peterson, insomuch that they remain there for this evening They will return to t'-envention Hall on Monday next, and sing there every evening of the week Thk Mklodeon.?There is a fine programme for this evening at the Melodeon His place is so genteely mansg'cl, th it i'. h?s become very popular. White and Lynch know bow to manage things pioperly. lino auway Odkon.?The animated pictures here find much lav or in the eyrs of the public, it seems, as the OJeon is full almost every evening Met ho pol it a si Mini rams. Notwithstanding the great number of Ethiopian bands that bava baeu started lately, there senii* to bo roi m for more, provided they nre goo<t on s The Metropolitans anuwer this description, and are succeeding very well at the Apollo rooms. Thy perform again this evening Banvand's Panoiiama ? The inighly Mississippi has mudo a visit to New York, and all New York i? returnirg the compliment by maiing a visit to it?that is to i?y, to the panorama of it, by Bnnvard; and it is sueh in admirable representation of it, tbat it is as good as seolog the crginal If any have not seen it, let them go at ortcr, Today, it is exhibited twice, viz., at 3 and IX P M. Mr C. D. Pitt tcok a benefit at the Boston theatre last by .-King. The Kin a Art*. rWKNlY-TlItBJ) ANNUAL EXHIBITION OK TUB NA1 ION Ah ACADEMY t P DKEtON No 3 Th< Late .Govsbmom Wbiuht, by J. Whitefiomn. This paintiig is the largest in the acalemy, representing the Governor as large as iie and may be larger, or at any rate it is larger in some parts, and less in others, through the want jf drawing. '1 he right hand is too sm*H for the body, ?nd the arm rather short; the lege are clumsy and the ^Ublkiua 011U i ur in<;a isuno r*jirriji?niu, lUU UUUIucn ?ru hard and Irony?too much in the Chinese style. The srtlst, It serins, has taken (treat pnins and labor In penciling out the carper, which looks exceedingly xvrll. ind natural. wberu he appears to be more at hom th?u he do-e rn the human figure. The pieces of fteeo.r rltuds. ititende.l to be r>-presented in the back ground, look like the board In a paint rhop, on which the apprentice boy cleans the Drushrsof different colors befoin going to work. This picture ia far from being the ck'f d m itrt of the academy, as, possibly, it was Intended to be. No !193 Thb Lowraamos'th* SnrtH?ByT. A Richards ?This landscape represents the sun near its setting. The picture Is well toned, and eeeiy part m good keeping The trees are beautilully drawn, and well painted. Tha eombro shadow thrown oeer n piece of still water, near some cows, Is admirably ma-aged. In fkot, the whole picture shows the hand of a mutter. No i?8 VltSOtlTHIOUi Kuiu rHUM ksLtN toBjitot By J A Cleveland?This Is eli dtcapeend cottager; poor style an i pootly painted ; too much of ths blue bug appearance. No. 38* Poutrait or * Chilo?By G H Hansell?Thlr picture Is badly drawn and miserably painted; cold and h-.rJ In the outline. W? could not see one redeeming point in any part. No 378. IVf? ot a Sroariffo Kxmditio!*? By J W Audub-n - The artist has been exceedingly happy in this ;.ictute, representiog puss on s piece ot old mil, n?sr l( mo spngs, In the set of making a spring on n little chippy b'id. who Is war) ling one ot his little ditties, uucrr.oious of the near approach ot puss; the cat Is paintrd to the life, and writ drawn, being exceedingly well irnught out from the canvass It Is well worth seeing No 343. Poktrsit cv a Child?By H. P (irsy.?1'be it j|e of palntlug adopted by this artist appears to be aimed stler tho old masters, as the whole t f the picture bears the ippearance,alter Ite finish, of having beeu washed ever with dirty water, acd the dirt dried on, between tho cracks in the paint. Tho flesh Is cold and hard. Ilka is (deoe of paste ooard; no roundness nor relief from tna mnv as; the drawing is poor, likewise. This style is *nn Mini *?Bt E. Moonny?Thlapaint Idk is dro4.d:y oii?> ol the best tntherxhibllion; the draw* ir k ia perOot, end the painting admirable, shoeing a boil and manti-ily to<iob. a. (1 jet all In such good kerping; the toning dowucf the back giouud, to bring out tho figure. U niunaacd with great elTeet, an i the expression of the hrai l? almost life itsell; tbie aitlst it, beyond ? loubt, dratined to be one 01 the beat painters of tb* pr> lent age. No. 141. Ki ll LrifiTH Cabixkt PoHTBaiT or a Trait Ur.xrta- Bj C. L. hlhot'.- 1'Lis picture, to lb* eaaual t ibtaitat,looks pretty wall; but lUfes mtT pott:ait j a in I t ra who draw mostly the n*ad and ahouluera, w bra at- I wp.lng the wiidt- if Iho IgUM, f?i a lu the drawing; in ' hia picture, the head ia we 1 filiated, nod nod m t ; od likonrrs ot the gentleman in ended; bu< h- flgcrj * stiff, li s right leg loo lea like a wcc,:-.n one aud the hadow thtowu Item the dries enly iuor- a e? tt bad |>| earar.ee. and wound* tbe eye i t a drat leash ; the ortahortetiing of the boraeau.cg side the hunter, te etitl, nd our. of drawing. But elill ihe pioture is pa nti d *aiy cell, although deSclent in some parte ol the drawing. VVa are eu'prlee.l there la uot aome good lee lira existng of exchange b. twem tbe?e artiste, by exhibit ng heir paintings ot drawings b-fore painted, for the sttH'lT'aion of earh other, au<i then point out tbe drfeo ; leoanae an imi etfect partol .liawiug, t hat would be at aly overlooked ny the artist ai work on the stature. oould >e detected b the eye ol another artist et ouee. I d ( hie feeling si let, we slir uhl have much better p etu; fa ixhlbitsd, and l?*a dauba admitted into the Mudemy J

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