Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 26, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 26, 1848 Page 2
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' 11 . 1 ' NEW Yt)RK HERALD. Nortk-WMi Corntr of Kulloa and Rmm? ata. JAIII GORDON BKNRETV, PKOrwiKTOR. OJILT HKK.1LD-r.irig iay, (Sunday included,) crnUt per copy?r? K per annum. WKEKl.Y H&RJtLu?Lvrty Saturday? t* cent* ftr copy ft 'M per annum?in the Vnited Stain E? rapeaa nbtmber i, Si jvt nmM. f? include tkepeitagr; am tditien (in Ike French <rnrf Knglith larg-iaget.) will bt pubUtbed ?n ?mt| JEurapean iteam packet day, Milk in- | tellittnce fro* aM parti of tkie continent, to (\? Ute?f *??mtJti)rKHTI3KMKHTa (renticed every morning) at t MMMiit pncet; to be written in a piain, legible manner; Ik* vroarietar not rtemoniiblt for err or i in aanutcript. PRIwTDrtf of allktndt executed beautifully and with dttpatcb Ordert received at the Publication Office, earner ?1 Jntltqn and Naetau itreett. ALL UtTTRR* by mail far aubtcriptiont, er with advertxiementi to bt poet paid, or the pottage mill be do'VSit^YTVffli'eomeNCM. NO IWTICK cm* be taken af onemfmant communxcaMmm. 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April 93, Tnwday IB IS6 oapiaa. Aggregate lamia la(t wmI, 161,390 " Tha vohlioabon of tha HfmU commenced yesterday morning at minntee past 4 o'olock, and finUhed at S. To Correspondent*. L. B. will And in tha pablioation notioe of tha Herald all tha information he wanta. VIM Presidential ((auUon Important M#v?atanti or Ui? Birnburntn?Hr. Jamas K. Polk and Br. John Van Baren< The recent arrangements negotiated at Washington between the interests of John Van Buren, of New York, with his heavy fisted barnburners laughing at his back, and James K. Polk at Washington, with his ninety thousand officeholders in one breeches pocket, and his fifty millions of spoils in the other breeches pocket, are beginning to assume an important shape in this State, and will soon spread throughout the Union. As one of the leading movements of the day, tending to shadow forth the policy of Mr. Polk and the democracy, and looking sternly to the nsxt Presidency, we give in our columns the important proceedings, resolutions, and Bpeech of Mr. Van Buren, recently passed and delivered at the democratic convention held in Columbia oounty, in this State. These proceedings, at this important crisis of the Presidential question, will attract the attention of not only New York, but of the whole Union, and a large slice of Mexico. They will, probably, be followed, to a greater or less extent, throughout the Northern States, and will have an effect on the South and West of a very important character, in all future proceedings of a Presidential character in the democratic ranks. Even they will not be without effect on the whig party. It is very easy to see from the resolutions passed at this convention, and the sentiments promulgated by John Van Buren, that the barnburners of New York have already got the upper hand of the hunkers, and that in a short time, they may probably swallow them up completely, head, horns and hoof, previous to their admis inn a romtlov ^pUrrotao frt\m V?nr Vntlr in (hp Baltimore convention. These resolutions are considerably tamed down of their fierceness on the slave question, to what the preceding ones were some time ago. The Wilmot proviso now assumes the old Jeffersonian eround of the "ordinances of 1797, a sort ot proviso in its day, a very natural and harmless landmark, which was the line of separation between the local institutions of the South, and the natural sentiments of the North, during the first Presidencies of this republic. It Bi-ems to be the opinion, from what we can learft of ttiebarnbuners of New York, that the position which they assume is not intended to interfere so much with the constitutional rights of the South, as regards the question of slavery in that region, as it is to make a strong opposition against the sectional and ultra grounds put forth by Mr. Calhoun, and still held by him and his adherents in the Southern States. It 's true that the barnburners make a good deal of noise about the extension of those restrictions of 1787, to the new territory acquired from Mexico; but it is not to be tupposed that the distinguished philosophers who constitute the leaders of the barnburners of New York, are so ethenal in their composition as to feel a deeper interest for the thick-lipped negro in the wilds of California, than they do for a fat and rosy portion of the fifty millions of spoils in the hands of Mr. Polk, either now or during his next term of office. We are prepared, therefore, to see, as we have already intimated, from information which we received at Washington, that a league is now complete between the interests of Mr. Polk and those of the barnburners of New York?that the re-union of the democratic party in this State has begun under favorable auspices, and that the P old hunkers will be driven into the field, as they were in former days, nolen$ voient, to be f*d and to be silent. It is the opinion of the leaders at Washington, that Mr. Polk and hisfriends intend to quiet the appetites of these old hunkers with a portion of the spoils, without allowing them to make any disturbing entrance into the Baltimore convention; while they will, at the same time, is order to gratify a point of honor contended for by the barnburners, permit them to take seats and agree on the same common ground ol action, so as to go into the Presiden. tial contest with their principles and sentiments on their escutcheon. We see in these resolutions how cordially Mr. Polk is endorsed, with all his opinions and doctrine*; and the probability is, that this is merely the commencement of the movement that will end in the re-nomination and re-election of Mr. Polk, if it can be accomplished against the disjointed forces of the whigs, as at present indicated. mr. route proapecta ior rr-nomioation and reelection, are, therefore, looking up every day, and Mr. Polk himself deaervea all the credit of outwitting and duping all the other democratic candidates?Gen. Caaa, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Woodbury, and all the others who, good, eaay aoula, were thiaking that their frienda, by their Stata nominations, were accompliahing wondera tor them. Mr. Polk now only wants aome good isf ues, fresh and new, or old ones revamped, to eater the field, and to take the pu In the meantime, we recommend the politicians of all parties to read the proeeedi ngs of the Columbia county convention, with the speech of John Van 1 Hnren, as throwing a great and important solar j light on the movements looking to the great | question of the neit Presidency. hi Washington sailed yesterday from the Bay, at 12 o'clock, with tour additional paaaengera, and 950,000 more apecie on freight. Her mail ww alao quite large. . ? . -<4*^ OrtRA amd Fashion ?There wu a meeting of subscribers to the Italian Opera at the Aftor House Theatre laat evening, an account of which appears under our theatrical head in this day's paper. What a melancholy denouement to all the brilliant efforts of fashion and gentility, at the beginning of the season, to establish an Italian Operm permanently among us Heretofore the opera has furnished receipts enough, if properly managed, to enable the vocalists and musicians to cat beef steak and plum pudding. This season its proceeds have been appropriated, in too great an extent, to defray the demands of proprietors and others who had the control, without regard to the poor singers and musicians, who have done all the work, and made all the money A subscription Opera in New York will hardly succeed, as a system; it is too exclusive, too aristocratic, too anti-republican in ita tendencies and results. If the company at the Astor House theatre had opened on ita own account, under a skilful manager, at any of the ordinary theatres, they would have met with encouragement enough last season to pay them generously,and they would have had, on such a plan, Jar more success than they have had under the subscription system The short trials made at Boston and Philadelphia prove the truth of these remarks; for there they succeeded measurably, and met with the general patronage of the public. The experiment of a subscription syatem does not suit our democratic city, and we may now say, our democratic age. Let Benedetti, Truffi, Rapetti, and the other singers and musicians, form an organization of their own, engage another theatre, and conduct themselves with skill and propriety, and there is no doubt they would receive more money, more bouquets, and far greater fame, than ever they could do by the subscription system, where their dependence is upon men who by accident are this year a little richer than their neighbors, but who next year, or next half year, may be bankrupts, and reduced to a few hundreds, instead of thousands per annum Grand Ball in Favor of thi French Ripublic, at thr Park Thratr*.?Last evening, a grand ball for dancing and polking?not for firing bullets and making barricades?was given at the Park, in celebration of the French revolution, and in view of the extraordinary efforts of the patriots of that republic to organise a constitu tion and government which may last till the day of judgment. There was a magnificent display of beauty, elegance, philosophy, politics, rich dresses, splendid decorations, and fine dancing A full account of the whole is given in another portion of our columns. This ball and celebration presented some curious scenes, no less interesting and important than the conjunction of an ex-President of the United States and a consul general ot the French republic?the one having been unfortunately left out in the last revolution in the United States, and the other hoping still to be retained in office, in spite of the revolution at Paris. We are no great admirers of political movements, considering them generally as coarse, vulgar aad common-place. But such political movements as assume a beautiful complexion, ornamented with bright eyes and smiling countenances?such as were shown last evening?have something attractive, which even an angel or arch-angel might contemplate from heaven.? We believe now, that the chances are considerably increased, both for the restoration of ex-President Van Buren to the Presidency of the United States, and for the continuation of Chevalier De la Forest in the French consulate, under the new republic, including even all the stars and ribbons which the royal governments may have given him during the last thirty years. We wish it may be so, for we feel good-natured, benevolent, and kind to all political unfortunates in these benign mornings and evenings of the sweetest season of the year. We advise our lady readers to peruse the description of the ball. The politicians may skip over it, and treat themselves, instead thereof, to the excellent speech of John Van Burei, who, one of these days, is going to be a greater and brighter man than his father ever was or could be. Father Mathew Coming Over.?Father Mathew, the great temperance advocate of Ireland, will come over here in September next. A letter has been received From him by a distinguished gentleman in this city, by the last steamer at Bofton, which states his intention of coming in the month we have named. He will not go to Rome, nor has his visit to Rome influenced his delay. A severe influenza has been the cause of the difficulty He wishes before he dies and goes to heaven, to complete the regeneration of ten millions of people, on whom he will have conferred the temperance pledge. He has reached about six millions and a half in Europe, and will try for the remainder of the ten millions in this country, and then take a glass of Croton water and die contentedly. If we can procure his letter, we shall publish it to-morrow or the next day, or the next day, or the day after all these, or at least before the Presidential election, and perchance before Mr. Polk's second inauguration. The Ooean Mails ?Our merchants had an opportunity of sending replies to their letters received by the Acadia at Boston, by the Washington, which left this port yesterday for Southampton and Bremen. They could not have done so, if Mr. Pomeroy, of the Boston post office, had not run an express to this city with the Acadia's mails. The public are, therefore, under obligations to Mr. Pomeroy, as much as the press is We received a copy of the latest Liverpool paper from Mr. Pomeroy, much earlier than we received it in any other way. Local News.?In consequence of the great importance of the foreign news, which has become so -exciting recently, we have not been able to give our usual miscellany of looal intelligence. To-day, however, we devote our paper to this kind of news, and to-morrow we shall publish another assortment of European intelligence. We shall endeavor, at all times, to let nothing of interest, either foreign or domestic, occur without the knowledge of our readers. Harln* Affairs. Stcamsh Ma?dalbi?a.?The melancholy accident whioh occurred to this steamer, en the Magdalena, a few weeks slaee, has been attributed to virion* oaniee; and In tome of the papar*, reflection* upon the late Capt. Baakman, who wu bat a paaaenger on board, have appaarad, calculated only to lojnre the feeling* of the relative* of tbe deceaaad The annexed communi cation from Mr Everett embraeee the faeta. They ate a ell authenticated Edito* New Yo?e Hraai.e ? Several of the daily paper* having published an aooonnt of the late unfortunate exploalon on board the teaaer Magdalona, on her pateage down tbe river of the earn* name, juatlee to tbe memory of tbe late Capt Henry Beekman, a worthy and highly reepeotable shipmuter of thi* port, oompel* me to itate that Capt. B. van not the commander of the boat, but a paaaenger; and at the time of the aacident whloh cauaed hi* death, waa aiek and confined to hla berth. The report of Capt B deolaring '' the boat should be at Btrranquilla the *eme evening." or making any bet, 1* without foundation and utterly untrue. It waa alao erroneoualy atated that the boat and abgiae* were built by Mean* H R Dunham It. Co. Meeer*. Mott fc Ayr** were the builder* of the engine* and holler*, whioh were tbo roughly te*tad before leaving thi* city, aa aleo on tbe Mugdalena river, ajralnit a current In the rapid* of nearly nine mllee. The aceideatoceurred on the down ward paaaage, when but a light preeaure wai required? .he fluae of one of-the three boiler* having eeilepeed; but th'lbotler wa* not moved from IU bed ; and it I* auppoaed, from the b?*t Information received, that the accident wa* cauaed by olay and Mdlmant aMtllag upon the flaee by filling the batlere In ehallow water I with alao to elate that both the stammer* Magdalene and New Granada are owned exeluelvely by the ateamboat aaeoeletton of Santa Martha, for whom they were built by their agente. Kverett k Battalia. 1 am, very reepaetftiliy, your a, ke., ?. K. EVERETT. No. M South atreet, April 94,1M?. mrmraic rrrraueEJCK. Raaawjr. The intelligence by telegraph yesterday comprised some later news from Naw Mexico, Congressional proceedings, commercial reports, and a frw other matters of intereat. Congress transacted no business worthy of particular reference, the Senate being engaged principally in the discussion of the California claim bill, upon which no deciaion waa arrived at?and the House occupying its time in debates on various subjects fin la Albany. Albany, April 26, 1848. A fire broke out on the corner of Beaver and Greene atreetp, last night, at 9 o'clock, sweeping both sides of Greene and Hudson streets? about eight stores and housea, on each side ; also, on south aide of Beaver street, midway from Greene to Broadway. Dr. WickofTs church had a narrow escape, and the handsome residence of E H. Pease, on Beaver street, was seriously damaged by fire and water. About twenty-five buildings were destroyed. The loss ot property by both fires will exceed $100,000. Tne insurance is aa follows:?Albany Fireman's Insurance Company, $8 000 ; Albany Insurance Company, $26,050; North American Insurance Company, N?-w York, $2,t)00 ; Albany Mutual Insurnnce Company, $4,500; New York muium oaieiy insurance uomppny, yo.suu; Hartford (Conn.) Insurance Company, ?'1,900 ; New York City tire Insurance Company, #1,000; Columbus (Ohio) Insurance Company, $700. Later from Now Holea. St Louis. April 96,184i. Letter* from Ssnta Fe, of tba 34th ultimo, bar* been received. Thry state that Colonel Ralls had resigned his commission to Col. Lana at El Passo, oa acoount of sickness. Gilpin's battalion was at Morn. Capt. Haley was ordered to Carlgal to destroy a den of bora* thieves, who bad stolen fifty hone* from government Got. Armlj> had been tried and honorably acquitted. The predion* rumor* af Urrea's advance proved to be unfounded. Col Sims, a trader, had escaped from Chihuahua. The health of ths troops was good. THK RBCINT BATTLE AT ROSALIA. By telegraph from St. Louis tp the Pittsburgh papsrs, wa nave confirmatory accounts of the battle fought at Rosalia, sixty mile* from Chihuahua. Th* American* ware victorious, and tba Governor of Chihuahua, fourteen pieces of artillery, and a large number of prisoners were taken hv our forces The loss In killed and wound* ad on both sides is represented as hearj.?PkilrttlpHa Bulletin. VU1KT1KTH CONOfUBW, FIRST SESSION. Senate. Washington, April 39, 1848 Ths Senate oonvened at the usual hour, Vioe President Delia* in his seat, who oalled it to order. Numerous m?morisls and petitions wsre presented, whloh were duly received and referred. a nsw rOST koutb aiTWBEH hew toss and fhilaobl sua. Among the petitions presented, was oaa by Mr C lavtow of Delaware,from oltisens of Philadelphia, praying for the establishment of a poet route by railroad be tween Philadelphia and New York, in opposition to the Camden and Amboy railroad. Mr. Clayton, on introducing the petition, said a few words in explanation of tba petition, and oonsid*red that its statements strongly appealed to the favorable consideration of the Senate. Mr. Dayton and Mr. Millbu, of New Jersey, denied the statements ooatalned in the petition so far as Nsw Jersey was conoemed. Mr Clattok oalled for th* reading of th* paper, and proceeded briefly to address the Senate in reply to Messrs. Dsvton and Miller. Ths petition was finally referred to the Committee on Poet O Bices and Post Roads. wurom for the army* Mr. Cass, Chairman of the Committee on Military Affair*, reported bill directing the Secretary of War to purchase 6000 of Colt's repeating pistols for the ue of ths army. the public fsintino. Mr. Badger, of North Carolina, submitted * reaolution instructing the Committee on Printing to inquire into the oauaea which have delayed the pnblio printing, and to aaoertaln if aome remedy oannet be provided for removtc g them, whioh waa adopted. the california claim*. Mr. Cam sored that the Senate take up the bill relating to the California olalma. Objections were made by Mr. Halb, of New Hampahire, who deaired a vote by the Senate on the bill he had aakad leare to lntrodaoe laat Thoraday, relative to riota In the Diatrlot of Columbia. The Senate proceeded to take up the unfinished busi neaa before it. The California claim hill waa then taken np by a vote of yeaa2f, naya 9. The flfit thing in order waa the amendment reported by the military committee, whioh waa read. Mr. Maior, of Virginia, proceeded to addreaa the Senate at aome length. He directed hia reply to Mr. Badger'a observations made on a former day, respecting the constitutional queatlona as to the authority of Congreaa to appoint oomiaiaaionera, he. Mr Badoer rejoined >nd reaffirmed bis sentiment* previously advanced, and offered additional arguments to prove the aoand oontaitutional view he had taken ot the aubject Mr. Benton spoke at aome length In favor of the amendment, and oontended that Congress had power to appoint the kind of persona propoaed to be selected aa oommiaaionnrs. Mr. Underwood, of Kentuoky, obtained the floor and waa proceeding to addreaa the Senate, when he gave way to a motion for adjournmant, whioh waa oarried and the Senate adjourned. Mr. Undebwood baa the floor for to-morrow. House or Representatives. The Hotua convened at the uanal hour. wisconsin territory. The Speaker called tbe members to order. The journal having been read and approved, and some routine bualneia gone through with, on motion the bill for the admission of Wisconsin as a State, was taken up and made the special order of the day for Tuesday next. pr ivi leo ics op MIMBrRS. The debate on tbe reaoiuMons of Mr Palfrey, respaotIng privileges of members be , vai resumed Mr Wick, of Indiana, spoke at aome length in opposition to tbe reaolution Mr. Oiddinos. of Ohio, spoke in favor of the reaolution defending himself against arrest, and prooeeded to apeak against slavery to Mr. Brown, of Ulssisaippl, moved to lay the reaolutlona on the table, which was carried in tbe affirmative. The yeas and nays were demanded, when the vote atood aa fiiUowa?yeas 130, nays 43. bounty lands On motion the House then resolved Itself into a com mlttee of tbe whole on the state of the Union, and toek up the bill from the Senate respecting cl itma of soldiers to bounty lands, and reversed the deoision of the Senate. Mr. Jacob Thompson of Miaeiasippt, offered an amendment to the bill in fever of granting bounty landa to soldiers of the last war Mr. T. then spoke at aome length In aupport of the bill. Several amendments were then offered." Mr. Thompson resumed hla remarks. When ha had cloaed. the House, without asking any qu nation, carried a motion for adjournment. Prograii or tbe Telegraph. [From the Philadelphia Bulletin ] Tuscumba, Ala , April 34 ? Here we are at a naw atition, in a new State ! The ' PeopU'a Line" of Telegraph has reached here, and an office been opened This message stat ts late in the afternoon, and will not reaeh you until to morrow ; next week I shall addreea you (rom Memphis. These new lines are worked by the instrument of Zork and Barnes, and it operates admirably. By the 4'h of July, if not before. Mr. O'Reilly hopes to be In New Orleans This lins is built through a fins tobacco and ootton oountry, every day developing new resouroea. and interaacted by fine rivers. The people are all aexi< us to have direct and lateral lines constructed, and tha Southwest will soon be iron wira woven ai completely a< tbe West and Northwest. 1 bope to exohange with you on ths 4th of July, from New Orleans, the aentiment, "the der we oelebrate." Markets. Buffalo, April 25.?Rsselpta within ths past tweatyfour hours. Flour, 6,#00 bbla. Whsat?11,004 bushels. Cora?c 000 do. Salsa of 1.0OS bbls flour wers made at 4 87>tf. Wheat?Sales of 1,000 bushels ware mad*, Including Chloago, at $l,and Ohio at $1 10. Corn was Arm at 35o ; buyers wsrs plenty at Slo. High wine*? Sales of 490 bbls. wers made at 17^0. There was ao ohange la other arttole*. Boston, April as, 1849 ?Flour?There was ao change in prices ; sales of 690 bbla. were made, ineluding Genesee, Mlchlgaa, and other Western brands, at >0 87X a fO 40. Cora?Prlcea continued about the aame ; aalea of 8000 buahels were male at AO a 6Ss. Rye-Sales of 800 bashela ware made at 8io Oata?Sales o( lftOO buah*la were mads at A3*. There waa no ohaaga la othsr arti elss. Latrr from thk South ? At an early hour yesterday morning, we were handed, through the politeness of Captain Berry and his clerk, of the steamship Southerner, from Charleston, southern paper?, through to New Orleans, one day in advance of the mail. Sporting Intelligence. Union Course, L. I ?Yesterday was a gala day for turfmsa at the Unioa. Tha trottiag match was won by BlaekHawk la four heats?time, 3 IS; 3:43; 3:43; 3:4A){. Thepaolng purse between Roanoke and Village Boy was won by the latter?time, 3:14; 3:S0K; 3 28)4; 3:M A detailed report of both raeea will he given to-morrow. Ckntbeyillb Cour?b, To-bay?Tsottino ?A match for S300 will come off to dav at the Cetitrevills The advertisement la another column t?lla " wbo'a In," and the report to-morrow will itate "who's oat." F*om Jamaica.?We learn from the Kingnton (Ja ) Journal of the 3d inst., tlyit Com. Thomas Bennett arrived In tbe ?tMm?r Snm on tbe lit loft., to airaat the dutlea m iwoond to ooaimaod on tbat a'atioa Boon after hi* landing at Port Royal ha prooaadad on board the Inaaa, and holeted hit blue broad pennant, wbloh waa aalntcd by tba vaieela of war la fort Royal, aad the red eaalan. wbleh wai flying before, waa abinad to klaa.-lf. O. Pie. April la The people of Lawrence, Maea., have To tad to build a towa-bowee, at an expense tf fso ooo. Qrud CItu ud Rllltiry JabllH at tha Park i Theatre?Pa-eaeutalloii of h Cap of Liberty j to the Cltlnena of Paris. The moat megnifioent demonstration whioh baa been witnessed by the oitlssns of thii city, eama cff last nlgbt at tba Park Theatre, on the oocaiion of tha presentation of a oap of liberty to tba oitisens of Pari*. The interior ot tha theatre waa moat baautifully decorated, with banners hanging from tha seoend and tbird tiers of boxes, , upon wbioh were inscribed the names of the States, with tha date of their aattlement. Tbo gallery waa bung In the oeotxv ot tha elrcle with tha American and French fliga, and between the two, larga as life, the portrait of M. Lamartine, tha great leader of the revolution in Franca. On the right pillar, forming the commencement of the clreular portion of tha theatre, waa a scarlet banner, oa wbioh was inscribed, ooeoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo O FlIIDeH TO AMEBIC*, 0 O Jult 4, 1776. o And on tba eppoelte pillar another of tha kind, bearing tha lnacripwlon: ? ooooeoooonooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo o Kbkkdom to Fbance, o o Feb. S'l. 1849 0 oooooo ooooooooeoooooooooooooooooooo ooo Tba rear and of the stage waa moat beautifully dressed with the American and French flairs, handsomely blended together, and surmounted by a scarlet scroll, on wh'ch was lnsorib*d, * Inherit, Egalite rt Fraterniit," and tbe Illumination of the room made a most magnifioent and beautiful appearance. At a quarter past nine o'clock tha bind played the " Maroh of the Glrondins," and about four hundred ladles were n*hored into the room; and after having promenaded, prepared for the first pes. A t nait nine n'flliwk tha cornet tnnnrlail far tha duct and for a time there teemed considerable backwardness on the part of the ladle# to participate. That embarraiment noon wore off, however, and they all Jolaed heartily in the pleasures of the evening Mrs. J. of Hudson street, was the moet conspicuous lady in the room. Her Urge, dark, intellectual eye. overhung by a forehead indicative of the deepest thought, and her general appearance, won for her the admiration of the whole oompany. She was handsomely attired in a blossom colored satin dress, hung with two deep orape which were tastefully looped op with rosettes, and the sleeves turned ap with ermine. 8he did not participate in the hop upra the light fantastic toe, bnt was constantly engaged in conversation, so great was the desire t? hear her converse She lime nothing to do with the miseries, bat Is closely conneoted with the mysteries, of New York Mrs. T. of Fifth street, attracted considerable attention?she was dressed In a pink tarlton, plainly but tastefully arranged; her head dress was also plain, but beautifal She danced most gracefolly, and her hand was eagerly sought for svery dance. Misa 8 of Barrow street, was attired in white Swiss, the neck of which was hung with folds of rich laee. She daneed very prettily, and was very much admired Miss H , of James street, was dressed in blue tarlton, with a handsome plaid sash; her hair was handsomely braided, and drersed with pearls She was one of the most oonsplouous in the waits, and was vsrymuoh admired Miss D , of 14th street, was dressed in a handsome embroidered muslin, with pink satin sash, the neok of which was hung with lour folds of heavy lace. She danoed very prettily. At eleven o'clock the dancing was suspended, and the "Lafeyette Futileers," and "Garde Lafayette," entered the room, and took tkelr positions, the first on the right and the latter on the left. The Committee then entered, led by Theodore Sedgwlok, Esq, and Hon. Win. F. Havemeyer, and a simultaneous entrance was made by the Tioe Consul and salts. The American and Frenon flags were held on eaoh side of the oap of liberty, whloh was ons of the most beautiful presents that oould be made by the citizens of this city to the youthfal republic of France. The oap is made of the most superb scsrlst velvet, the lower edge bordered with the French colors, blue, red and white, ranning parallel arouoJ tbecap On the centre (white) stripe is embroidered the Frenoh motto? u Liberie Egalite it Fratrrnitt " The extreme lower edge of the border is fringed with gold bullion fringe, and the tassel at the top, of the same material; making it the most magnifloent artlole of the kind ever manufactured. It is supported by a superbly burnished gilt itair, velvet nand-pieoe, wim ivory ana goia iaoo mountings. The cap to formed over a neatly made frame word. Mr. Scdowick, to whom had been assigned the presentation of the flag, addrsssed the Viae Consul in a happy style, whloh drew forth the applaoie of the whole house. He said: ? Ma Vice Cor?acL? The unexpected absence of thoae in every way bettar qualified to raptaaent our oltlsena on thie occaaion, haa imposed on me the duty of addreesing you la their behalf; and whiter*r ba the ioalgnifloance or the apokeamu, I feel asanred that too will not ba Indifferent to the aentlmenta of thorn in whose name I now apeak to you, and through you to the people of the olty of Paris Sir, the people or the olty of New York have heard with delight the newa of the revolution aohleved by the gallantry of the people of the elty of Paris, and they have observed with the deepeat interest the events that have followed In auch amazing rapidity. Tbla is not the efferveacenoe or unreflecting enthusiasm ; It la not the feeling of iaoleted portions ot out population ; It ia the honest and abiding oonviction ot every one who nOoioea in the name of Amerlea. You. air, who are an eye and ear witcesa to what la goieg on about ua. know that 1 am guilty of no exaggeration when 1 tell yen that tho emotions with wbleh tha people of thla oountry regard the movements In Europe, aro thoae of delight, approbation, and confidence. Howoau it be otherwise? While every throne in Europe ia tottering, oar eonatitution ia unshaken i While every aoolal system of the old world rucka to Itr centre, we are enjoying an almoat absolute tranquillity ' How can we do otherwise than aacribe the blessings ui our condition to th?t free and equal government whloh your anoeatora assisted oura to obtain? How oan we do otberwiae than rejoice that those blesainga are no lenger to be confined to the weatern hemisphere, but are to be abated by those of other rao?a and of other tonguea ? We do not dtaguiae from ouraelvea. air, that the firmament of the future la ov?roaat with fear.aa well aa lighted up by hope. We know the terrible embarrassment* that the present inherita from the past. But we confidently truat that Europe may be aaved from war, that wot at foe to freedom; and that tbe nationa of the old world may be allowed, is peaoe aad tranquillity, to per- ; feet their new icatltutiona. Nor, air, must you think ua iaaenailile to the commerolal diaaaters that follow ia the train of the liberal movement In Europe. Our hearts bleed for the guiltless victims of ths follies and erlmes of others But we console ourselvea by the reflection that liberty ia never to be attained without cost; and that oommeree, although It may be the first victim of the early struggles of freedom, ia, as we aee in the irrepreaalble activity and enterprise of our people, the chief gainer by the triumphant reault. Such la the beautiful aystem of compensation by whloh tbe government of the world ia carried on Wo look beyond tbe present?perturbel, menacing, anxious as it U? and we aee the dawn of a new day, dreamed of by enthualaata, promised by philosophers, sang by poets; but hlthsrto only hoped for iu the vague distance, bj the reflecting mind. That day now seems oIom at band whan tha barriers raifad batwaan tbe nations of tha world by the pride and rapacity of their sovereigns. shall dl tap pear; when war (bail be rightly regarded as the greatest carte of man; and when oommaroial restrictions fading away, Christendom shall b? bound together in that alliance which will well deserve the name of holy. Animated by these expectations, filled with these bepee. the people of the oityof New York look to the people of the oity of Paris with unmingled admiration Their gallantry, their resolution, thrir moderation, are the them* of every tongue. The union and devotlnn cf your people cannot be too highly applauded. This lira-, there is no emigration?ne Vendi-a. Franoe has for the last hnndred years been the leaven of Europe, and we now aee how effectually she hss leavened the whol? lump. There is left but one solitary despot in the whole civilised world?we do not believe that " Ood is with him n Despite the deep oeean that rolls between as and yonr conntry sir?we seek admittance to the brotheihood of republicanism?wa desire Ur.aesociate ourselves with tbe movement of tbe age; we wonld fain have your ooultrymen believe that tbe olcsest sympathies bind us to them Be pleased then, sir, to deliver to tbe peoplo of the oity uf Paris, in token of tbe feelings which animate the people of the city of New York, this osp of Liberty. Do j ot imagine from its hue that it haa any oonneotion with j tbe Drapean Kouge, which, a* your great poet-states- ; man haa well said, "has only made the tour'of the CAastp dt Mars, soaked in the blood of the people;" nor yet with the imul rtuge identified with those terrible excesses whloh have kept back the advanoe of freedom for half a century. The eap we send yon is the Latin ptitMM? the emblem of liberty sine* lint. * The Roman muter crowned his slave when he took off the Ijvee-" Hae- nrra libertai hatic noiii filea donant. It ia stamped on the oolnoiout republic. It waa,twenty oenturies ago, the symbol of those doctrines of freedom and eqoallty which are dearer than life to men?hateful only to tvrants Tall the people of Paris, sir, that fsr across tbe water there 1s a oommeroUl city, filled with population almost eqail tethat of half their own, of sleepless energy?of various race, almost witbeut a government, and yet orderly In the midst of tumult, tranquil In the midst of incessant activity. Tell them that this commercial metropolis of tbe weatern hemisphere is bound to tbem by the aroblvee of her history, the In* j threats of trade, and now, above all, liy that common re publican faith, in defenoe of which we would be, as they havoshown themselves, ready to peril everything. Tell tbem tbnt we ascribe our blessings to a wise and well regulated freedom, under tbe preteotion of tbe (Jreet Being who rules all destinies, national as well as Individual Tall them that our most fervent prayer is tbai Hia blessing may be apon thsm The Vicb Consul spoke of the illness of ths Consul of France; and, receiving tbe cap, spoke as follows : ? stsroksk or Ma. louis aoao, ticb-cursol or thk rRKRCH struBLic. Qei?tlsmei?,?'The Consul-General of the French Re public being 111 la bed, and therefore auabla to attend here to-nlgbt on your honorable Invitation, I am requested to tender reepeotfully to you his apology, an.i express his most sincere regret. At the same time I must congratulate myself to be called, ss the representative of the French Consul- Oeneral, to the honor of reoelving from your bends the cap of liberty offered by you to the oltisens of France. I accept It, gentlemen, In behalf of tbe city of Paris, as a token from the oity of New York, of the sympathy which must exist between the two first allies, the two largest populations, of the two republics J The Phrygian eap is adopted by the people ol the United States as tha symbol of freedom, and ss such, gentlemen, will your present be received in France In this 1 nm oertaln to express tbe free and sincere feelings of the patilots of Paris, whom some mieju lglng pursons endeavor to represent as wanting that intelligence, that respect, that unity lu ireedom, which are the basis of a true and eolld republic Can such an accnsstion be brought against eltiaens who. in a few boars, without scarcely any arms, have silenced the firing of one hundred thousand of the Kindt's troops, by kindling in the heart of the eoldier love ol tne mother couniry and brothertw fullnes. bv the mere imnoslna attitude af the poopUT Cour*f?oM?powitfol In th? oomb?t-g?B?- j roue, fraternal, Chrlatien after tho Tiotory-llfe, property, religion?all ha* h??u k pt aacred b? the oeople, who c haunted their.victory by the motto? Libert?, Kgmlilt rt Vratrrniti : Liberty. Ft"allty and Fraternity. Ropnblioana, ? are net 1 ?t*. Tbeaamaaa b?twe?n tbe olden tiorei and ' , resent, there la tha Uoapal. tbe lama bet etn oar d. t and aaoond republic, wa hare iba tnteltijr n rf a oo'ltlcal education. Govrrnmenta are f^'mod a or??.c g to the pro^raaa of national intelligence. f ay are always tha expreeaion of the character of be *^jp!a, and aoyereinnty moat reaide la tha spirit o< va people. The cap of liberty which you ao kindly iff to the cltlaena ot Parla, aa if to nrown in them the k d of a)l tha Kreneh population, will be accepted aa an enooaragemeot to them to follow tbe republican lnatitutiona of this country, where demooraoy ia baae<l on Intelligence and lnduatry. Your demooraoy. gentlemen and brother reiuMloam, baa equality for law. It ia unlvanal ai thought, boundless aa tbe aea, invincible aa tha latnre. It ia tb* true bumani?v in what humanity ia moat lovely, moat pare, and moat aaorad. Wh?p tbe Vict Consul had oooeludad, tha band* in attendance played tha " Stat Spangled Banner." Gen. Wallbbidob preaentad tha following addraaa, In a moat happy and effective manner to THB fboplb eF THI citt Or tABII. Friends and Brethren? The people of the olty of Naw Yoik hare reoelved with profound intereat and intenaa satisfaction the newa of your herola revolution. Tbe auddannaaa ol tha blow, the completeness of tha victory, the moderation of the iotora, ?ire the event an Importance and a dignity wbioh no other in European history oan suipiss. To the cit'aena of tbia republic it oomee emphatically aa glad tid'ngs It la tbe ratiftoatlon of oar prinoiplea, the adoption <f oar doctrines, the confirmation of oar fonOeet bopes and moat deeply cberiahed belief. No Amerioa|n looka to any other form of govern meat aa permanaht or enduring but that ef the republic, and wa rejoice from our inmoat hearta that Franoe haa again given the signal for freedom to advance tnrougn Europe The eoho of your voice* already resounds ia the neighboring capitals. Vienna, Berlin, Milan, feel the iame impulse, and the work of centnrtea has, In the spaoe of a few ahort days, crumbled into dust. The age of the baronet ia over?that of the press ia at hand; and the reluctant despot ia compelled to Warn the lasaon that no amount of military loroe ia competent to proteot hie throne. We do not blind ourselves to the ditlicultles and dangers that yet surround the path of Liberty in the old world. The accumulated frauds, the numberlets oppressions, the multlfarloua evils entailed by centuries of aristocratic rale, oannot, alas ! be overlooked. But our hope Is not stronger than our oonfldenoe that the Intelligence and devotion of the French people will enable them to surmount all the obstacles that lie before them, and that a government of order, equalitv and iuatioe will rule the beautiful land that at re tones from the Mediterranean to the Britlah Channel; the land that bae made suoh nergetic struggles for liberty, and of which the hones have been hitherto so ornelly blaatsd. Our geographical position forbids us, as a nation, to lend you active aselstance in your endeavors to lay the foundations ef your new system. But we feel satisfied that you will not rejeot the olose alliance springing from the farv>nt admiration, the sincere affeotlon, and the earnest confidence with whioh we regard your deeds. Your irallant acta are a fresh incentive to us to nersevere in our devotion to the great cause, and we renew oar vows to keep alive the watoh Ores of liberty, whloh, three quarters of a century ago, your Lafayette uslsted oar Washington to kindle. The sentiments that we express are those of the American peopl? Exulting in the enjoyment of our liberty and tranquility, we should hold ourselves atterly unworthy of the gifts and profoundly ungrateful to the Great Giver who has brought us oat of peril, mad preserved as in danger, if we did not extend the hand of brotherhood, and manifest our heartfelt sympathy to those, of whatever race, who are struggling to attain the blessings that our more fortunate destiny enabled as long slnoe to achieve A new era is at hand. The heartless forms and the orafty language of diplomacy will soon disappear. Monarohs will no longer seek to defraud eaeh other and to ruin their subjects, for the gratification of their passions, or the advancement of their families People will speak to people?natural enmlti?s will be extinguished? war will become Impossible?commercial jealousies and restrictions will melt away. The age of universal peaoe and brotherhood approaches. These are the great results of which we see the harbingers in yonr revolution, and in those oontemporaneous events taking plaoe throughout Germany and Italy, which have equally era tied and delighted as. Filled with these hop**, animated by these expectations, the republicans of New York salute the republicans of Paris. They thank you for alt that yoa have done to promote the oause of liberty throughout the world. They mingle their shoots of triumph with yours, and defy the Atlantic itself to separate the hearts of true republicans. Brethren, farewell! Yoa are our brothers In the great family whioh leok up to one oommon God and Father. Brothers, now doubly in the true republioan faith. Our heartiest trishes are with yon?oar hopes are yours?oar eyes are bent upon you. Every gale that brings tidings from the east is watohed by impatient millions. May your new constitution, achieved by valor, founded in moderation, and perfected by wisdom, be maintained by the strong arm of that Good Being. who holds your deatiaies and ours in hla omnipotent hands. lathe name and behalf of the people of the otty of New York, we salute you. Committee on Prettn'alian. William V. Brady, Theodore Sedovucx , Hamilton Fiih, Hiram Walbridoe, Wm F. Havkmeyex, A H. Micxlb, Luther Bradiiii, H.Khieqk, Ecclei Gillkndcr, Robert Emmxtt. Davi? Graham, The following l?tt?r wta than r?ad fro a ex-President Van Buren, who via invited to promt the Liberty oap, on the part of the oity Lindbnwald, April 22d, 1843. Gkhtlkmki* :? I have had the honor to reoeive your friendly letter inviting me to aeelit In a farther demonstration of the delight with which the cltlisns ol New York have received the intelligence of the reeent decisive eventa in Franc*, and the profound interest with whioh they observe the maroh of freedom in the old world. There oould loarcaly ariie any occasion for a display of public sentiment in which It would afford ma more pleasure to participate, than that whioh you hava presented, and I oannot thank you too earnestly for the kind and flattering terms in whioh you hava asked me to do so. If 1 had remained in the oity until the day which you bave properly designated for the performance of the ceremony, or if I could return to it without Interfering with in MspensaMe engagement* at home, 1 oertainly rhonld not, in a case so peculiar, have permitted the rule I have prescribed to myself, in regard to public meetings, to prov^nt a compliance with your request But If my name can in any form serve to advanoe your praiseworthy ebject, I commit the use of it to your discretion, without hesitation or reserve, well satlafied that it will only be employed in the promulgation of sentiments which are common to all of us. it would here at leeit be superfluous to say anything in support of the justice and propriety of the heroic and successful efforts of the people of Kranoe for the overthrow of arbitrary power. No one entertaina a doabt upon that subjeot. and it is to the probable oboncee of their succeeding in the establishment ot a free and stable government, tha- the hopes and fears of the American people are chiefly directed. Considering the matter in thin nepeot, It is not surprising that the dlsaatrous and cruel disappointments of the past should have impressed the minds of so many of our citizens with at least some degree of despondency in regard to the foture. It la my happiness to be free from any serious apprehension upon this point; and the very circumstances whioh afford crcu ids or alarm to others, are the sources of my ooufldenoe. The people of France have paaaed thiougkalmost every ebange in respeot to their form of government that is known to mankind For a long and dreary aucoesiion of agss, they were the abjeet subjects of an abeolute monarchy Their first great struggle for Independence, though successful in breaking down the monarohy, left them, in consequence of the character of the ttbi's In which it waa made, and their own follies, exposed to the evils ofanarohy. From thia condition they emerged only to beoome the subjset of the splendid despotism of Napol'on, which brought them a rloh harvest of military glory, but neither prospsrlty nor happiness. Upon the overthrow of that most magnificent fabrio of human power, they were, by the power et the sword, made the suhjests of a restored dynssty. Driven by its tyranny to a forcible re assertion of their natural rights, they once more expelled the governing family of the Bourbons, but with no greater or batter result*, than to confide their destinies to a seion of the same general stock undsr the delusive idea that adequate security for their liberties could be obtained by a limited monarohy, snr raundftd ny wnat tney chose to regard as republican ln titatlons One* mora deoslved and oppressed, the patriots and heroio working classes cf that great country, have, by an effort, incomparably the moit luminary and effl aient that the world ha* ever witnessed, overthrown the vast military power of the reigning monarch, and expelled him and hli family from Franoe. This great work accomplished, they have turned th?ir undivided attention to the establishment of a republic, under olrenmatancer, for the first time, favorable to suooeea. The unprecedented unanimity with which this movement has been seoonded bv all classes, and the extraordinary ability and dlsoretton with which the preliminary stepe towards the great object in view have been taken, satisfies ma that tue conviction Is as gene rslin France, as it is oertainly wellfonndod, that If their present attempt to establish eff-jotual guarantees for their liberties tbould lail through any r^ultof theirs, they must hereafter be regarded by all mankind as being, for some cause, disqualified for the maintenance of free institutions. That a nation so long, so widely, and so justly distinguished In arts and In arms, whoee philosophers and statesmen have for so many centuries commanded the respect and excited the admiration of ths world, and whioh at the present time abjunds in great and good m?n, can, at th's dsy jnsily Inour the reproach of n political dereliction so revolting, is what I oannot believe No people, ancient or modern, have, at any period of their respective historic*, bed stronger inducements presented to them for wise and prudent action. Not only will th-ir own welfare, and in all probability that of their posterity tor generations to come, be affected for weal or for woa by their present conduot, tut surrounding nations also oannot fail to regard their future condition as involved in the good or bad success wiih which tha people of Franoe improve their superior advances towards the accomplishment of s common object?the establishment of rr?e governments They oannot but know that tha attention of all mankind Is directed towards them ; nor will tbev ba unmindful that cvsry uncalled for and merely faotious outbreak of popular feeling, as wall as every failure in duty on the part of their public man?whilst they cause pain to tbelr friends abroad, will at the same time gladden the hearts of those whose prospeots of future dominion depend upon the failure of the French people In the great work tltey have underlak?nwho hope to And In the developements of the future what they will rr^aid as a renewed demonstration that tha French nation is not capable of governing Itself, and can only exist under the oontrol of n master It is not in human naturo that a ooDcededly great nation can so act as to realise this degrading anticipation. That they did not sucoeed heretofore In the matntenenee of the republic, doss not nutterially detract from their present prospects The difference in the character of their first and last confl!ots for the overthtow of royally In Franoe, seems to Illustrate Increased proba1 ility of their present suocess. Ho slight was tha footing which tha principle of reform had on the formtf oooaslon acquired In the pnblip mind, so littla was it heeded by mm la pvw*-, and to efficient wpn the m??M of M*i?tann?. that It b>camtt nec??sary to wart* through mm of blood to afoot the o*ei throw of the monarohy. Now. how ohanged hat b?en tha torn ! The late king of tha French hil at bii command a military power, and facilities for i'a employment, whioh, in resisting assault* from a foreign force would have enabled him to bava kept tha world at bay; and yat ba fell I a'.mont without a struggle, before the herolo laboring olaaeea of Paris. to a great degree unarmed, but banked by the irreaiatlble influence of an enlightened publio opinion. It 1* tbii laat great element of power, whloli was comparatively uofelt and unknown on former ooca lona, that I* now, ia ol?ll commotions,robbing the bayonet of it* terror*, and oauslnr king* to fir when them ia no pursuit, that will carry Kranoe safely through the great work the bat began She ha* many, vrry many sources of enoooragement bow, wbioh aha did not pose*** befora. The extraordinary faollitjr with which her revolution waa eff?otad?the comparatively alight expenditure of blood and treasure which It* accomplishpliihment baa eo?t hi r?the laflnedlate and continued laooeea with which public order waa reatored and haa lnoa been maintained, and the marked differenoe In the conduct and diapoaition* of foreign nation* to* ward! her, are ao many ground* cf confidence and hope. If proof of the eaae and oertalnty with which the anocea* of the republican principle oan be perpetuated i: required, we may, without arroganae, point to our own example More than two-third* of a century have paaaed away aince the eatabliahment of our Independence, and the devotion of our people to the principle ol aelfgovernraent la more universal, better understood, and aa ardent aa it waa then. The unanimity In feeling in regard to the recent revolution in France which pervade a all partlea in the United Statea, ab o we, that however much we may differ in regard to local queatlona.tbe great principle which laya at the foundation of our inatitation* ia equally dear to the hearte of all. That aucb, may aUo be the happy lot cf regenerated France, ia, I am very ran, the ardent deaire of every American citiaen, aa It i* certainly of Your friend and ob't aerv't. M. VAN BUREN. To William V. Brady, Hamilton Flah, Wm. F. Havemeyer, Luther Biadinh.'Robt Emmett, David Graham, Theodore Sedgwiok, Ecolea GUlander, Hiram Walbridge, A. H Miokle, H.Kriege. Other letter* were received and read from other partlea, Including John A. Dlx, whoae reply wa* what might be expeoted, a milk and water, withy waahy affair, fir which we have no room in our oolumna. Marseille* Hymn. The military then moved In double file several timea round the room,and then left the theatre, while the oommittee, with the vlee-oonnul, held a poaition In the rear of the stage, who immediately promenaded to the green room, wnere tlie good things tor the body were fully dispensed. and wine and "an'lment abounded At twelve o'clock, Misses Wbltlook and Jeffrey arpeared on tba atage and danoed a national j???; and it waa, without doubt, one of the moat aucceaefttl efforts ever made; and ao great waa the applauae, that they reappeared, and again performed their parta amid the deafening ahouta of applauae of all preaent, and formed, in the conclusion, a beauiful tableux, repreaenting America and France embraeing liberty. Tha atrioteat erdar waa observed, and even in the lobby, under the auperlntendenoe of Messrs Barber and Joseph, not tba alighteat diaorder for a moment prevailed. Tha company diaperaed about half past three o'clock, and every one aeemed delighted witn the feetlvitiea of the evening. Firk at Brockpokt?Four New Packkts Bi;rnki>On Fridtfy night a fire broke out in a Urge building, originally ereeted for a steam sill, but lately used aa a warehouae and workahop, by Messrs. Holmes St Palmer, boat builders. It was destroyed, together with a cooper' ahep, and several small buildings belongieg to them. In the steam mill there were about 3SO barrels of pork, and six tons of bams, worth about $3 800; four new packets^ eanal boat and a large quantity of lumber, paints,oils, fco., worth la all about.$13,000. Their whole loaa will not fall short ot $16,000. No insurance. Mr. Isaao Barnea' carriage shop, blacksmith shop and other buildings. together with a quantity of lumber, tools, fco., were burned. Lose about S3000 The dwelling house of Mr Reynolds was eompletely destroyed; and moet ot the furniture waa saved, though It waa considerably damaged. His loss is about $600. In tha aaverai butidioga which were burned, were ? large quantity ofmeehanioe' too la, all of which were loat loss ?looo. The total loaa oannot be lass than $40 000? AacAf tltr Democrat. A man named Avery, waa out to pleoea on the after* noon of the 10th inat, on the Madison and Indlanapolla Railroad, a abort dlatanoe from Madiaon, la., by the ears paaalng over hia body. He Jumped off in front of the train, thinking It had (topped, but the cara being In motion, he was thrown lengthwise on the track, and out to atoms. > L. M Hoffman, Anctlon ear._Ilefln?d Sugar L. M. HOFFMAN k Co, will aell en Tneaday, Id Mav, at It o'clock, at McCnllongb'a talea room, refined aagar?the re'miming atock ef refined aagar, of the late firm of Woolaey k Woolaey, coaaiating of loaf, ernahed and powdered rafiaed aogar, of ataadard aad inferior braada, in the Banal Mckafti Thia aale it made to wind np the affaira of the Arm, the aenioi retiring from the bnaineaa. and will be made on a credit ef font monthl. annrivad nnfss fnv all A*?f ftiAA aa<( AH Atkai term* which will lie nude know* at the time of tale. " Rwnun and Reality" la tlu Name of Brougham'a new play, bnt we don't refer to that. All W4 metu to lay ia that n good deal of the romance of beauty de peadiupou the reality of tilkeu. (hilling. luxuriant ringlet* ?nd forthermore, that Phalon'i Hair lavigorator ia the bee article we know of for lending flexibility, poiuh and Inn riance to tha hair It ia procmabla at CI Broadway, aid thi drag atorea everywhere. Hair D)e?Batcbclor'a Instantanenua LI' .quid Colerirg lor the Hair ia unrivalled for proldarini a natural black or brown, without injury to tbe hair or akin It ia proaounced by thonaand* the beat article in the world.aai the only one that perform* all it promiaea Bee and judge fo yonrael vea at Batchelor'i, 2 Wall it., near Broadway. On trial will prove iti tfllcev. Wlga and Touprri. Hati IliWl new Invent ed Wig* and 9cat pa are perfection, and nothing haa rat baai made equal to tli<m?ihey areaoeaay and natural in eppaarane aa to dety detection, mide of the fineat hair, and adapted ia tb aimpleat manner to every atyle. The American Institute, t he laat (air, awarded tha inventor a nlver medal. A large at lortment alwavi on hand at BATvHRLOIi'lj, |t Wall itraal near Broadway. Jenny Llnd Hair Uloaa, or Whoeler' Schoi Giant?Thia favorite hair po'iih of the aweet Swediah Night agale, lika the magic of her art, la delighting the world. A her mammoth concert >t Berlin it adoraed her flowing ring leu with diamond brilliancy, bafo p which tha gay aearmbl rrouped itaalf with delight, aad aooa woo a golden ha> veat.The genuine article hia the copyright printed en the wrat pera. Sic. Bew re of any other To be had only at K. Lock wood It 800, 411 Broadway : 8. Ravnor, 78 Bowery ; J r.rombie, corner of Bowery and Fourth, and tbe general ol fiee of the Jenny Lind, tit Naaaau ?tr?et: Wm. Johuaon. 1 Seventh atreet; Edward woodenonth, 118 Naaaau itrcet, 10! proprietor! for the United Btatei. Tha Cheapeat and beat Place In tbe City 1 net Boota, Shoei or Oai'en. ii at JONES' 14 Ann atreetFirit ijmlity of French Ce'f Dreia Bnoti (4 5t; tecond do. f M10 (4; French patent l;aiher Boon $7. War and Great Hxeltemant In France, an at U greater on the corner of Fulton and Naaaau atreeta. opp? aite inr office. It u aatoniahing to aaa the great buaiaea^ot frien t Young ia doing, and well he may do jt, for he haa g< the largeatatockofboota and gaitera m the city. Heaella h beit French calf biota, from 14 5#, aold ia other atorea for I a d S7-, do fine calf $3 M. uiually tS. Oar frienda ahonld a get their boota of Yonn?; hia motto ''aamall profit! witb|lar| ilea. THE DQr.TOH. Gold Fana?Warranted Diamond Pointed. tl only, ailver pencil caae included. J W. 4IREATON CO. 71 Cedar itreet (one door from the Po?t Offiee. up atain invite purchuer*. wholetale and retail, to call aad examii their atockof Oold Peni aad Caiea. They keep not only Pei of their own manufacture, but thoie of ill other maker Clark, Brother It f'o.'i. 8, en-er k Kendell'i Premium aho nib, Jonah Haydea h Co.'a, Edward Y. Prime'*, La' Brown'1 and olh? r maker'! rena. at nrieaa. Bold Pink. Diamond Pal nto<l?Orea t R 4actionIf too want the beat and chenpeat pen to be fonn try a " RicheBeuTha point* ara vrarmnted to ataad for ft raara, and Tor tiaaaaaa and ilexibility thar ara unaurpaaae \mongat all tha wonderful improvement* of thia ure, none more ate fa 1 or economical than thiapea. B. K Wataon, William itreat, and J. Y. Savage, 91 Fulton atreet.ha** (I axcluaiv* aala of them. Alao, all other pmu, from tl * ward*. Gold Pen* tha Improved Fountain Gol Pen*, made by Mr. A. Oravtey, for real atility and aerrice, I excel every thing that haa heretofore been uaed. Kvery deal ahould be anpplied with them. They carry ink enough write a whole pace, and can be had only of Beera fc < lar (np *tair*) ti John it., where ean alto be found the pens all ihe beat makera in tha country, at mauulactnrer'a Iowa net pricea, wholeaale or retail. Gold pen* repaired 01 chanted. Carpets?Thla la tha Heaaon for Horn keepera to make thair (election* of carpetiav, health mi window ahadea, oil clothe, fcc.. and where the che*peat f beat aaaortme-1 ean be fonnd ia quite deairable We call t attention ?f oar readeia to the cheapest capet e*tabli*hment the Uni'ed Bute*, No M Bowery, Hiram Anrferaoa ; whe can be foand a large ttock efEngliah and Amariean carpetia at low price*. Important Notice. Moor head'* Gradnati Magnetic Machiaea ?The (i*at celebrity and increasing 11 ceeaol MoorKead'a G>adn.ited Magnetic Maehinea hia mdu ed a deaire to place them within the reach of all who m need them. The proprietor ha*, therefore, the pleaanre to i nonnce that inconsequence of hia late and created facili y, he haa heea enabled to place thepric* of ihi beautiful maclnoea. complete ia every reapectand w?rranti at til each. Am->ng the couutleaa curativea for diaeaaea whi hav* evfr been offered to the world, none atand a* jmtly p eminent aa Mooihead'a magnetic machine*. Mannheim and aold wholeaale and retail by D. C. MOORHEaD Broadway, New York. In all nervoua affection*, inch a* ] ralyai*. dyapepaia. fit*, tic do'oreaux. deafueaa, rteftcieney nervnu* energy. fcc., the effect* of the** ariiclea are tn wonderful. Full direction* for me accompany them. Bew, of imitatioaa. _ Any caae or Dyspepsia ?Ur. Towniend'i Sa aaparilla will cure any caie of Uyapepaia, however aeven may be The following ia an iatereatieg caae:?" Da. Tow r.*D?Dear Sir : I feel it my dnty to atate the following lac r.arly laatapring I moved my family lr?m Philadelphia to t city. Mv wire, when ahe errived heie. waa in very ( health, having for aoiae yeara been troubled with dyapefi and alao a aerofuloua affection. 1 became acquainted ? you, and you gave me a bottle ef your atraapftrilfa, to pre?< to my wile. nne to..? inn urn I lonnd it to relieve her much, and again 1 called and jot another bottU, rndihei'^^H that, and it acted like a eharm. 8he ii now cared o( complaint*, and enj iyi good health, aad ha* increiied m hoot U Ibi . nod mirihiiift her |.rfK-nt kho<1 lirnltH to lh? or only two bottlM of your invaluable Haraaparilla. VH ean make any naeol the ?h iye yon pleaae. I remain wiih xeipect. T MORKIIEaO, 11 Park place. New Yo^^l 13th April, 1147." Principal < Ifice, ITS Kolton atreet COflBERCIALif f ilM. HONKY HIARERT, I Tueidajr, April g.1_0 I'. >lH Tharo ia no ehaaga In the itook market, Treati^H^ note* ware In demand to-day, and ra'o* to theeitaii^^H one hnnilrril and fifty tlion-anl dollar* ware tnada,1^^| pnrtrhafpa helug principally o* foreign account. <i. KlnR & Co. |iutoha?ed about one hundred thoo'^^H dollar* worth of government *'ocki for peril" Europe, at I it l? r?/nrtcil tli^y h'i* ? i >1 fn fill for a muoh Irfftt f mount. The effect thta was to ntlfTen pr/nei for f;av?rnmant atorka, holdera wera firm. lUrlom advanced \ par cant; rfylvanla ft'a, Xi Ml oth- ra oloead at prloea ourrent

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