Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 3, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 3, 1848 Page 2
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? _ ... ?a i m< --. ..I .. - ? - - - ' ?? Stf ??> UMIlNl*'' ,1*r h * ' *? ?**' 2 ? o*v> \ nn rr? < "' In (1 -Or ?. h??< had little J ? a< <>J f * I W -.leru an I '-I v r I i f r rt, ?<! ,ia ? , l M . tun >r? - > '' * '*' - In liau corn Uo- I?tu >n h l ?t ?? ?J>?i f4 I a ;i- per quarter ? n; ti ? ,tt ' l \ .? I I r. It' ' an IJU " I l-?* I'J |? t i h- ?iu I I v heat l? 7? per .4uut?r atil <>u (I ?r 4 .,1 l? Carolina net 1>>-o I a l?? t> I r wt '? u- i tog I u IVrptalm*. V'??r? re? <#etlll? l^DM N MllirL VIt ( O I .Mm U. la. i. i DON \li?k?.l I'll III ii' V Mark' :i?? 1 bo n very ?w-ady duriix the orak a i l m Itl4> '>1 Kngtlah aecurilie* nr.- ?dr*uce.l a* ?ul b? ufc*i-rt 4 b} the t'blowing daily report* Sainrday. May lu ?The KuRluh wi urux J.-. : 1 ' full per cent upon yesterday* i|U<>tati<>n> au l ?\ p-rieuoed not the le??t rrartlnn in val?* thr ouh it the ilay They were tirnt dona at R.t?, bat very noon fell, anl finally cloned with a gloomy apf>-arai>"> at S.!'4 n for money and account Iti lm- I Thri ? per lent* Hi re douu at W, in the ftr>-t tuatHiie. m l next at SI7,, ; New Three an.l a Quarter per ? > i opened at 8:i a 83V and Ml to HJ\ Mondav. l"?th?We have had I on* >1* nearly all the morning "heavy at Kit1, a for rninev. and * . ? , f"r ' time, hut without buaiuesa of any eon?e>|UenI ' * openeu rituifr oeiwr. uuv nip wtn*nr?' *?i m" becamp evident on the first appearance ' I |?;irli?-? -u<yotwd to Vxj sellers Reduced Three* are M*t a '? : Three an<l a Quarter per Cent*. *2', ? < : f tflifqiwr BUN. 38s to 41* )>ri mium: Bank st >ek. 1*'.' * 1!1 rnc'.tny. 1 Otii ?The run l* hive b-i?u d<pre<?cd n-?ln on acennnt of the intelligence ft""ni abroad Scarcely any money business lias been done, but there i? ? ( peculation going forward. I ouaols opened at &2'f ? 83 advanced to 83'n a '.t. ami arc now about 83 a 'a ; Exchequer Bill* liave beeu 3l>s a 3t?s premium ; Bank Stork is wo it li ISSH, to 191 ; the New Three aud a Quarter per I cnt? h ive beeu 82J; a V Wednesday. 17th.? The F.nglisb fund* have to-day experienced a rise of three quarters per cent owiug to the improvement in French Hontes. and the general tenor of the accounts from Paris. The flr?t quotation of Consols, both for money and account. itn< S3', a and. after the appearance of the second edition of the papers, tliej' advanced to 835* a "t. at which they closed. Thursday. 18th ?The funds improved to-day full three quarters per cent but the rise was not wholly maintained at the termination of business. Consols opened buoyant at S4S, a in consequence of the ! t treasury notice that the rate of interest ou the Kx- 1 chequer Bills failing due in June will be reduced from 1 3d to 2d per diem, or from A'4 lis 3d a A*3 Os lOd per annum. Finally business was done at 84. and the closing price was 84 a for money and account Friday, 19th ? Public Securities have not undergone 1 much chung*' this morning. Before the close of busl- 1 iiess yesterday a reaction had taken place In the price 1 of Consols to 81 and they commenced this morning at | 84V- Some considerable purchases of stock have siuco 1 been made for Money, which advanced ihe price for 1 Account to 84?,'. and for immediate transfer to 84.SJ: ! j but the quotations have since fallen bark to S4'v' It ifi quite clear, indeed, that the scarcity of stock in the 1 hands of the jobber* has been the main support of the ' aiark?-t this morning Three per Cent Keduc d. 82\ ' u \ ; the Three and u Quarter per Cents, S31,' a ; J Bank Stock 190 a 102 ; India Ditto 230>? The following table shows the fluctuations in Consols 1 in .May 13 to Mftjr 19 : ' Fbr Monry. For the Jccowit. ' Mi y. Louml. Uigh'tl. Lnwent. Hiuhit. ' Sa?ur4ay. May 13 8SVi ... ?3V i?3W ... ?iV , M uday 1.1 S3 ... 83% S3 .. HW . Tueslav Ifi *!>?.; ... 8.1W . h3*. , Meduesdav . 17 ... . 8S*,' ... >3'5 ... 1 j usKiav IS M ' ' SI * ? S4 Ti-iday.". It' Kl7? ... W!i SI Si ... N4V I 1 Nothing remarkable has occurred relative to Foreign I Securities The prices have had a declining tendency. Spanish Five per Cents having been done fro n 12,a, i the Three per Cents 22 ^ Passive 3^' Deferred 7. Belgian Four-aiul-aHalf per Cents 01. ( hilian Deferred ' 40X I. Oreni la 11H Deferred ditto Russian $&>?. i Mexican 15)j | i [From the London Evening Globe. May 19 ] J ' Citv, Twelve o'clock?There is no local news I to-day, and the money market Is steady The < foods opened this morning with rather a flat ap pearnnce. Consols for money and ncoount were done j Ml si mill 841< I.of hnri' sinr-i." inmrnv.xl 1^ *,4'. ? SJ , Bunk Stock ltfO1, a KM) and 191; Three IVr tents !< * ] duced 82J, to Three and a Quarter per Cent* 83\ , to84J4; Exchequer Bill*44 to47 prem ; Do advertised 33 , to 3.i The share market U not quite no firm as it was yesterday. but prices are generally fairly supported. Two o'clock.?Consols arc now about 84 to 84V' i belng better than tliey were; but the bargains are very limited. The New Three and a Quarter Per Cents ; have been quoted at 83,^ to 83?^; and the Three Per ! Cent* 82*^ a 821^'; Bunk Stock has been 189 to 192 I i The Kxchequlr Bill* of .March are 43s to 47s premium; i India Stuck is at 230>?. Iu the Foreign Securities the J dealing* are restricted, but prices are steady. i?lf?l.-Three o'clock.?Consols for the account left off at 84. sellers Bank of Fra??cf:.?State of the Bank of France up to May 11th. with the correspondiug items of tho preceding week : ? Week eruiiny H'?k ending Lijlilitiei. Ma yi. May 11. r. c. r. - c. Capital 07,900,0'X) o 07.909,000 u Reservo IO.Oi*)/>*) o 10,000.000 it Keacr\-(1 in real pr 'pertv 4,l*XI,000 0 i.Oiiuinm o Ilank notes in eimitatiun 293.K'4.S9" 0 'JIC. ' i Da. bmncli liinks 14,41H..VKt 0 14,470.0911 ft . llilliN. order 1.499 123 30 .*1 Aec't eurr-ut of Treasury creditor . 22."24.718 35 mil". '"7 .V Diver?a oinnt? current ("i, IS >.517 AI flP,92i,.Vi< 05 Receipts p*y*?.|i'at siifht . . l.'-fTT.-'i" 0 1,1'A'LA 0 it | ' lie-discount of but half ycir 7-V'!rJ J 7~".'i'rJ S7 | ; T>| vi-lrnd* |?iyaMe yn 5;>s Si 2 >y.32J 2"> ' Discounts, sundry tin's*. fc. exfienses 3,3>i.'Wy 19 >1,151,228 i?7 | i of Algiers, sunn U"t yv: inve-vd in Tr.'.isnry t?'iid?. .. . l.l'l'.77." 1.19i,()2315!' H-nn"li B.wk draft* payalil 1,121.177 7i> I.">71.7?" 'II undrios 195-lStf 27 25o.2.Ct 83 1 4Su.5j7.90y ?U 487.41ti.2JJ 35 : Aiicti. I , Coin a'id Ini>U 51.011 *79 t?7 57.594 .TO 95 C'??li ia *.h? Branch llanks 34. f".>22 0 34.417 097 It Bills uverloe K72:,973 47 K403i>71 5< Bills and Acveptanoes in l'ari? . . Mil S&sAV id l.Vf 713.053 II Ditto in Braneli H*nks 77.15.'Jo:ts is .w2,i?iiS 1M7 27 Advances in Bullion ti..Ml i.7l' l II 0 1> tW on French 1'nMio Funds.... 10.''V,!K2 ! > 10,3419 2 9J | Due l>y tin' Branches for their notes in eirenlaJun I4.41S.iMO 0 14,470,000 0 j Stock for mint Reserve 10,U0il,iio0 n HUM),"1'' n | DUtodisenable Funds. . Il,'ii'>il.l97 -h9 ll.0ti0 197 S9 i B mt nuildiujs and Kurui.ure. . . l.'VI.'tiH 0 4.0JJ.M} u la-ervit in Algier" Bank 1,00',000 0 l.fWO.'KfJ (' !n crest iu National Discount Bauk 200,090 0 290,000 0 . Dishonored B Us, or to be reimlmr<el... 2W4S0 25.747,053 13 . Bills e ven l>v Kuada f >r stock pur oa?i.. Mi 1,921 92 F.xi? .- ? of Ma ia-etue it 5419'4/N 54I.S5! 51 S-i lr?- 729,sS-i S2 313 1911' A Kai.'Ol t>> toe Su >.n Pn1 i> 'ry Bond yi.i i,Tft.'too 0 .V).OH0.ft?) 0 j tv.-W.i' V. y 487,41 :,2 >o <9 ; l oxnaM. "'*ay 19?r'otton -The mark -t although n"t nct!?. . na' boL'ti p.-i-tty *t?*ady and li dli r? are IIrm in ttaeir oparation Prices are. on the wh do, well maintained, but the sales limited. Hop" continue in g"oj | d' iipiu 1 and prices are steadily maintained 1 lie line j weather l? favorable to the plantations, which are pro- | jfre-stne satisfactorily. Metals -British manufactured i ir> n has been in a very dull state since our last report, unl w be re sales have been made lower prices are itc- 1 c< pted bar- 4.7 to i'7 2< l'?d anil rods X'S to X'** 2s.Cd. I ]lnlw:i) b:i, . aro difficult of sale, although off'Tfil on j lo#er terms the quotations are ?t5 5f to i'6 10s Welch li?r- hove - dil t > a moderate extent, but h Iders have r>. .iii> :n i i pted lower prces. a'O t > t'6 2< 11 being n^w th" nominal rates. Scotch pig still being scarce, a hl ghi 'inprnvement in busine?s has taken place and 1 i ice- are rather firmer: No 1 cash. 43- t<>4i< 0 1: m.x? ? aud all V :> 3. 42-to 42s ftd per ton. Fore gn isflrii) : ?t ur quotations The Klb" having been blockaded I by the Dan ?. which stops lurther arriv.iN of speller j b d ler-hav l. en unwilling sellers, and although an ttdvjuceof t'l has been offered, yet bud nee* is very I tr fling, on the spot the price is nominal nl X'15 l?s | and f <r arrival about the same ligure At the latere d Jced price of quicksilver a steady business has been ! 1 .ne f upper i" held for late prices but the market is I dull I.rad IPfei re freely offering, but little doing: | F.n?:lirh pigs X'!7, and Spani-h X'l(! 15* to X'17.? flriti?!i tin has en little dealt in this week, but ! i prices no chnnir< Foreign can be had for rather 1 war rates.but few buyers; B*nca82? nti I Strait? 72s to | flo pi t'ei have met a steady sale at former terms, j y l h r?" (. UTI 05 M tnlCT, FOR 1 II R W LEIk ?. 51)150 I ! The price <1 >tt<?ti la slightly lower tlun on . <? l.i-t On Monday. there was more activity than on Timmi hag- heiug sol 1 on day. undthemari mi 1 u tirm appearance, with an upward ten. u . I'lii* movement was not adequately seconded I vii, pr ding in Manchester on the following Jay and as the accounts froui the United >l?t?- received at the same time, reported the cxi?t ii'-e of i. * prieo. at the cotton ports of that country. ,Mh> r wli In ) r< < eiptp we have had during the last inreedays a ui ir * subdued fueling th.'in on Monday, losiug iti. w k with a dull market, and our scale of price* much th" ?am* a? we began it -lair uplands nt 4 ,1 middlin? f it lea ii' 4 , d. and fair do. 4J,d. We are til! looking to Manchester. and an improvement in the -tali- of trade there, with a greater degree of hopeful n-*? than w.' are to the supply mid the extent of the er-p n A in i ic a with dread The utmost quantity of th' e timal- I er?p could easily lie ilealt with fit th- | per s# at pro lit I we full employment forth" In ichintrv of III e on ry IJ <0 Vmerican hav- been takin n lait.n and MOO American an I 100 I'ernain.x, l-.r ? < ;> it The 'ales for the week lire ?.1.72 I hales I on .?i \|??a?T< May 19? Ashes -Some small at"- >f ' nlre*I p"ts have been made at lils. hut the to. k of jea.i he ng nearly exhausted, prices are bei m- i>'.imI??I Iroii Scotch pigs are not so Arm thry i >. w... K mt.i and manufactured is decidedly .w.-r in j r . Pr ~ nt rates are for Scotch pi).'.- in iiiuk' i t. ; 'i.l in l.iverpool ?2ii* per ton; iner- j rliinl i- Aii I Im-t bars i.'s 6s; hoops. ?8 lis: h.. i r i' i.'7 !' ? all in Liverpool. Lard? Ou?- . . ., , ii ! risk demand, the sales have 'i rr- . - f ii the whole at fully late prices mihh f- i * 4I> l r cat Oils?The business d ii i-een limited, prices remain without altrrai n \ tag has yet hern done in this market f * ?-?l < d r !ti*ius without alteration About 'Allans', f pale i.. have he. n s?ld at ;17? Od to 3W?. and U IUN> I'll I at .1- (..l t i')? pi-r ewt Oil of turpwntin* ag*.o l^w? .f. tuns of \niericnn are re- ! port. l . but Briti-h has la-en ? 'Id at 81s Mpel hi The sale- ?f palm am unt t about 170 tons at from 1.1 I A J per tui the market being rathe! da ii? I be ln-lf w day- It,, i?12<i tiercee i ar i a* "44 at 1?? CI tn 1*- ? J >? n.( simm) hags Kasl In lu at 7? >l l 4? ill y-ll >w !?lr*s and <?? r>.| to j 14' f-t ? '4 "?U'.i?ry t i Hue while 'leugal (tosin ? I 1 Hat '-bis Birr *?ld at 2' .lil to 2* 4 l for common j n|M?l j i . l I f >r tr*n?-'ireiit Rum?1'he market is st iJy and th- -all ari ale ul 2u<l ca ks at the ijnnlal '* Nail 1 h< -Ii on 'iits < ntiuu*' upon an ave T*f ' with. al any varatton of prices The f.,| wing ar< the eip-ivt* sines nnr last report:?To the ! I nit d >i .ie? I' ?t .n ?s> t..ns New tlrl-niis. fi:i7 | i) New I or s,?i tons, I'li'lad -Ipbla .list tons; to- ; ? Juei< Tallow I'eU rsburgh y> ll?w candle, in . loan palreia. bring* 4 - fine North Vinariean 47s 6d to 4a* M and food tn tor South American 44* to 40s per *<ri Hut th* sales are oa a very limited scale Tar? - ?- ? 1 "I "?l ?. . ? rt? tcjJ at I'.tnTIOtl fate* - r u nr < ? niarkrt h?? ?*?umed rather t +* i?W t?M ?t l tb? triDiiv'Uoai have kMl on ? iati 'U in prion ran be quolel. I ' ?" t l i t>v ii very dull lhi< week. and ... i-eh.i . ? Ireland with a - riirj uti ne? No HHI? * tin-li the aeenuut* from * ?> r i . ? i iau'ii report any ? i i.i ri: i ! he public file- of i.i <i.| I .I .lay, mid it U *.'iti?t . i: . I 111 l?T ?! lute gone i i ti, : i-il Loped tiiut our luurm u i ,.1.1 . |nli III 111 - improvement "???al Ike ?ar?<l for Tar i? <|Uiet ; but for in*, i ii -| ! .h. J iliTf h.?ve to pay ?)< W for m i.M ,{i . i-i ti* \retiaugel Tliiri1 trt wl!cn I. r ,,rr.i 1 ut I.' " I f T Stockholm ; but at pre . ?, , >t b ?* of any bu?inc?? l ii^li-h coal is i . ; J : p r I'ituh remain* as la.-t uaaM H?"la I* dull of sale at per cwt. About < I 'llutf itIue are cln>e at liaud some .ii dir. . t i. 11;" r> th<" other portion is > i ?li ?'h 7- i- ilrmitilrj, but no business ?j.irn Uie 1m n taVi n t<> a moderate extent at ii . *? k * n?i<- I-.ii>>>i drawn, in puns, at ij? 44 t .Us , and \ui't<vui ...i. .J t.. .",4?. ca-ks in -1 l> i - n \i.u riraii K?r middle* of bacon iii :> - ? butler d.-raaul aii l rather htjflier rates are aid ?;<? . t.. tin. an 1 p >rk br.n,;- SO to (Ml*. About r?> I II. i>.?ItiIII re re daily expected which will meet i . ?l -?1. t few hao?? are on "HVr for which 60s to ,i- *?i>. J aee.K line to quality I.aril iii dull of pal*, in J pr * bate a I >wnward ten leney we quote kegs |n? tn "-.Bill l>?rr?l? tn 4'i? per cwt Hoef and ^' rk ate in >traily reque?t at fully former term*. I'r ri> t'.r -h p- u?e are follows -liidia beef 120s to U ]?i 11 fee ut ;t.,< ib? lii'l a uir?s liH) to lu6l. prime mi - .? t > f >- India pork 14t' to 14.'i? per tierce of 304 l)i . mi l prime nie?? VI to h.?> per bbl 1'he whole of ihe stuck iif cbee-?i? nu? taken out of first hands, and I)> xiuali pareeis ? Id have brought lull prices, good uid tine in uuiked at 4S to ii*. aud inferior aud midJliU|t 40 tn Irish Iu new butter ouly a moderate t>u?lue** ha* been done. but price* have fallen 3 to 4s ; I In' market ?* rather quiet and there 1* wore disposition ?h' wn on tli<' |>art of the agent* to *ell. as supplies arc getting larger The late nrnval* are not yet cleared elT. owing to the iudun-e of other butters ; Waterford tir?t landed br<Ml|{ht 04s to '.'Sis. Limerick tir.ts U4s to P7J. ? ork fourth" Htls to sss, and 11 fill J 7<>s to 80*. Ou board, or for future shipment, very little business hus been transacted. it* the rate* asked are still . ( Ion Biel ia offered lor this month. J line and July, at W? to 0U? but has not uii't with purchaser*. The upply of horn* made cornea freely t < market, aud trade lias been g >od. owing to a reduction of 2s to 4s having been ireepted fine Dorset OU to 08*. niidiling 88* to 00*. fine Devon 00- to 04* per cwt. and fresh bs to 12* per dozen lbs. The supplies of bacon :ontinulng small, the agents have been firm during the week, aud have succeeded In obtaining an advance for choice parcel* of Is to 2s in most instances, but the dealers only purchase for immediate consumption, is their i-ale is much reduced by the late high prices? prime and small singed Waterford lauded 70* t> 74'. leavy 60s to 70s. Limerick sizeable UKs to 70*. and tieavy 07s to (!*?. The stuck is very small, whereas the leliverii s are going on steadily. On board or for future shipment little is on olfer A f- w small lot* of -ileable AVaterford have been sold at 74s free on board, rhere are many buyers for forward, but the high rates isked stop busltii is B.ile and tierce middle* have met \ ready *ale. but are very scarce and fetch high rate* Pine hams have met a good demand at rather stiller rates?Inferior and middling kinds arc also more In request at former terms. The finest description* of ^laddered lard have been in good request, and have fetched > ur top rau - but the inferior sort* are dull of sale. even at low prices Barrelled beef flud* a steady ale at full prices, but for p-rk the demand Is dull, ami price* bari-ly supported. Rice?The market Is dull, nod buyer* are not willing to make purchases except it lower rate* At public sale on the 16th 2424 bags Bengal were offered, aud about 1 000 bajs in bond were bought In at 10* 6d to 11* for middling and good mid dusty white, being above It* value : the remainder old Ht rather lowpf prices?good bold white 11*. good middling luj to lu* 6d. first class sea damaged v? to is fid. second 8- Od third 8* and fourth per cwt. America* Proyuiok Mauri t. May 19.?Tho improved teeling in commercial alTairs continue*, but the improvement so far consists in revived hopus for the future rather than in auy actual advance toward* it iBiilthler and more settled trade. The uusettled state of the continent continue* to act very unfavorably ou aur manufacturing market*, which are in no degree recovered from their late depression?the prices of many kind* of good* having been lower on Tuesday last in Manchester then at any time peeviously. owing inalnly to the new* just then received of the attempt to overthrow the government of Franco. Trade here was somewhat interfered with by the same cause: still I here ha- been a fair demand for most kinds of produce .sitli a tendency toward* higher price* For provision* .he d"iuand is good- the whole of the imports being taien off as they come to hand. Beef has a steady sale without change in price, finer* qualities being tnurh * anted, und readily bringing 00s to 02* 6d. In pork here is less doing. the braud* mess"' nu?l prime" beng lower, while all fine parcels of "prime mess' readily jriug our quotations. Bacon continue:! to have a large -ale. but. as the imports are on a more extensive si-ale than was expected, the market has declined Is to 2<. ? I lams are se.ling more freely, but at very low prices. For lard the sale is unusually large, the whole of the lute largo arrivals having been sold at the rates previously current. The decline in the price of tallow, should it continue, will probably affect the demand for lard Hi the season advances Tallow has declined, and lower prices still are expected contracts for forward delivery having been made considerably under our late rates. Cheese, of prime ^utilities. would still bring our highest quotations, but any xtensive import would put Uoivu prices 4s to t">s. American beiug ni>w relatively higher in price than Kug lisli. while, so fir as an opinion can now be formed, the make of Ktjglish cheese will be larger this season than for many year* past. Ail operations for the coming -eason ill. therefore, be uu?afe. If not based on this expectation. Urease butter is wanted, and would bring higher rates, cakes have a free site, the best parcels bringing ?0 15 to A'T. at which rates the demand is likely to continue good In American seeds there is no business to report. The favorable chauge iu tlie weather has produced a very decided alteration for the better in the appearance of the growing cr >ps? the refreshing rains of this week being much required by the spriug-sown grai lis. while they have not been so heavy as to injure the wheat plant. Wheat and Hour remain without alteration, some of the country markets being higher, owing to small deliveries from the farin-rs. who are engaged in field work. Kor Indian corn and meal the demand has been more extensive from Irclaurl. and with small supplies, prices have advanced to 31s to ii-Js f.r yellow corn. 30* white and 13lid to 13* Hd for meal These prices would not be mainlaiued under heavier arrivals. ? J. i$- C. Kirkpalriek. Havrk. May 18.?Cottons?OurCotton market, which had becomc animated last week, and experienced au advance or c 3 to 4 on United States descr'ptions. has relapsed since Into u dull state, the tales for the se'nnight being ouly 1400 bales. On the other band the arrivals have been small?say 1070 bales from .Mobile 'rices of fair and good descriptions ar- held stiff; but ordinary and inferior goods are somewhat lower. New Orleans, fair, is worth ffi". and Upland, f 03. lis |s47 UN Stock this day. . .lis 000 82 000 40 000 Pric??s f 51 to 60 f Si) to 120 f 02 to 145 Itice?The demand has been regular, and prices have experienced a slight advance. The sales are. 3<jtl tierces < amilna at f20 to 23 per 50 kilo; stock. 2300 liales against HO0 last year Ashes - J'otash is wanted: ilie nominal quotation is f50 per 60 kilo. Tallow. Sir? No demand whatever for Tallow, of which our market is well stocked. Some Lard realized f 50 for consumption. Whalebone?Our qu-tations Hre fl'OtolhO; and the stock amounts to SO tons against l'.'O la-t season: but there is a total absence of buyers. 1Iamik sc.ii. May 12?The market for codec continues very firm and sales have been extensive during the week; they comprise 5600 bags Brazil. at 2'? to be-ides 30o0 bag- sea diimaged. sold In public mict on; 1S00 Imgs La tiuayra. at 3's to 4S-': 2600 bags St. Uomingo. 3 to 3,'v? We have no transactions to report in cotton; prices are nominal I he demand tor -ugar has again diminished; r< finer* have taken 1200 bogus Havana at H>X to 15,T(ia per UK) lbs for low brown to yellow. 50 cases I'ernambuco at O3* to 11m 1000 bags I'eruambuco at 11 '^m. and 00 casks I'orto Kico at 12'jiu per 100 lbs. 550 bags cocoa, lately imported from st Domingo, were disponed of at about 3s per lb. f'imento is declining No demand for pepper. A sale of about 2000 bags nitrate of soda is reported at 7*6 mares per 100 lbs. The hide market is depressed; about 3000 pieces sold at v< ry low rates. Itice is in regular demand for the v.unts of the trade; 250 tierces Carolina and 1500 bags !-'.a?t India were disposed of. The money market is easy; Discount, 3,^ to 4; Kxcbange on Loudon. 13 0,'i per cent. Amsterdam, May 12.?No sales of importance have occurred in Colli e. still prices are pretty firm; ordinary lava cannot be bought below 10>, e. Cotton continues dull of sale, and prices nominal. Some parcels have been sold of Java Hire at fl 7'a. and of Carolina at fi 12 to 13 per 50 kilos. We have not heard of any sales in Havana or Brazil Sugar : about 300 hlids Surinam sold at fl Ifi'a to 22 per 50 kilos The demand for Tobacco is very limited : no transactions have occurred in Javas . 40 hhds Maryland found buyers at a price ueglectrd ; the very low prices which hnm been paid in the public Mil'* <>f Indigo ju t finished In London. in a ferinlly contribute to keep our market in a very dull state. Am vi nr, May 13.? Coffee i.? in regular demand ; 4i;0 hags Bat art a wen* taken at c2.')', to '24. l.r?(KJ bags St. Domingo o'il1, to W-j. and 1200 IJrnxll at c 1'.'to c 20 ; nl>'int 2.'iOO bags sea-damaged Draxfl and St. Domingo nold in public auction ; slock of all kind* ba?'S, against *s (hio in 1H47. The Cotton market in in a better position . 1100 Int^ American and ">o bags St. J)ouiin/o have been taken: in Surat* nothing lias been done for ("nine timestuck'MJ bag*, against 8 000 bag* in 1H47 In suk*i we have to mention the sale or '.too boxes \allow INvntia. of good >|uality. at 11 ll', to 14 . stick. l.'i.oni) boxes lliirana. against 12,400 boxes In 1847 ; nothing has been done in refined. Kice obtains rather higher prici-u a few small lots of Carolina have been taken fir consumption at fl 12 to 12\, ; R0O hairs tiasf India also changed hands The Hide market id tn a complete ?t?te of stagnation ; there is no demand whatever, whilst stocks nrc very large and Increasing. siott of Trn<lr In tlir Mnnufnrt urliiK "I'irirtl. [From the European Times, May 20 J nRAtirnan Wool market- There i? a continued dulln< ? f'i- nil dcscr'pt ions, whether fine or cnarsa.<il or llrttl'h None seein Inclined to buy, except for ,.resent consumption; and the stocks held by both "pini]< rand stapler are much reduced Varn market?'I he leniand continues inactive, and must necessarily cin tluue so till there are additional outlets beyond the li nne c in?uinptio'i Piece market -The recent di?turbed st ate of Krance ha' retarded their manufacture i nd of Kr? nch merinos, of which large quantities havt been UMixlly Imported Into this country also dent to Vmericn there is now no stock of moment to be found 'tn the whole the prospects of the manufacturers are rather encouraging as regards demand, and we are no) without hoja'i that prices commensurate will ere long b? obtained \ *, ml I..I- .... . I? I ?I tt*"iiwk Mil ??? *T^> fluetu-e fin ourtoarkel Ai regard* continental ttA^e It l.< quite at 11 stand. and one can hear of scarcely any business doing in other quarters The utmost stagnation prevail!!, aud pri<4l are of riiumc almost nominal We uudcrRUtud the commercial advices from l-eipsic are very gloomy, many failures lieiug anticipated. lly the olHcial report of the state of employment in the borough of Gauche iter, under the inspection of rapt. Will'- it appear* that, with reference to the total number of mill? and wo'kn of s.ll kinds. there is. as compared with last week, au inoreas iu the number of hands working full time ot -llKi. with a decrease of the number on hurt time of lo*. and a decrease oil those out of employment of JUS. A* regards the milln eugNged in the cotton trade, the results are as follows : Increase iu hands on full time. 185; increase in hands ou short time, 111 deCrease lu the number out of employment. 230. Halifax.?We have to report uo change for the hotter in our market. There is very little doing iu auy department. Itoi hdale.?We have had a better demand for all s irts of flannel goods, than for several weeks past. < ontidence seems to be gradually restored. Prices were same as last week. Foreign wool much the name as outlast, aud broken and skins remain stationary. Leickstkh.?There is more confidence iu the maint i? 11 .'iiiPi- nf nn nvidnnpA nf un imnrnTml tiitin in business. and some contracts (for delivering in the autumn.) for goods for home trade, have been entered into. Varus have been moved from the spinners' stock* to some extent, but we regret to report little improvement in either the continental or American demand. NEW Yukk HKKALDT sorth-Wai Corner of Kulton and Kuua ta. JAHk&g UORUON BKNNKTT, PROPRIETOR. AMUrtKM KN'T* TUT9 DAY AN'D EVEN'INQ. PARK THEATRE?Two i'crfonaunccs. At Two, p m?tftrnnom* oaivckkh in Three DivertiseHtVTJ-tit It rciijezvoui? Box and Cox. ('usual Evening Performance?'Three Or ami Divertwbment8 nv the VlESNOlSE DANCE 1. s? popping THE Ql'estiow? Nabob rOR AN llOUH. BO WKRT THEATRE, Bowery?ITa.mi.ct?Norway Wrecker*. CHATHAM THEATRE, Chatham utrMt.?Therkt?Nr* Vohk ti It i?? Land Shares and Sea lit PANORAMA HALL, Broadway. n?ar Hmnl/in-BASVlED'i Panorama or the Miuusippi, at 3 anil P.M. MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway, neat Broome - pM?iirv'i *! * ?l?? Ethiopian sinoino-brrrlcaora danoiks, * < MELODEON, Bowary?Virginia VmiTltiA Sc. PALMOS OPERA HOUaETchamben ?tre?t?Mo. el Am ntra NBtVARK, N. J., Concert Hall-Lav atmr?Thk Secret Popping in and Out Ntw York, HaturJay, June 3, IM4M. Actual Circulation of the Herald* June 2. Friday, daily and extra. ..... 23.160 copiea 1'fai- publication of the Herald "ommenoxu yest?ir lay at S o'clock, and 4lniiih?d at 4 minutes past T o'olook The Foreign Newi. It will be seen by the foreign intelligence which we publish in this day's paper, and which is three days later than what we had received previously, that everything is going on favorably in France. The disorganizing Fourierites or socialists have been effectually put down, and peace and quiet prevail there. We apprehend that thp National Assembly will be equal to any emergency that may arise. Tile Clay Mcrtiiig_Movim?iita of 1'arllet. We give in another column, a rejiort of the meeting of the friends of Mr. Clay, in this city, which was held laBt evening, on the site of Niblo's theatre and garden. The tone of the meeting was certainly warm and enthusiastic for Mr. Clay. In numbers it outstripped any of the Taylor meetings; but the popularity of Mr. Clay, among the whig masses, here or elsewhere in the North, is no indication that he will be equally popular in the whig convention. According to all appearances, the unavailability of Mr. Clay is beginning to make a very formidableimpression on the country, in the Middle and Northern States. From all quarters, we hear that General Taylor is the favorite of the Southern and Western delegates. The whig masses in this region, are undoubtedly for Mr. Clay; but if the convention should nominate General Taylor, they will go for him, with a few and inconsiderable exceptions. The unpopularity of General Taylor among the whig masses here, has been the cause of much inquiry and much curious speculation. About a year ago, the name of " Hough and Heady" operated like a talisman, among the masses of the democrats, as well as among those of the whigs. This, we believe, was acknowledged in every quarter?in the Northern States a* woll as in the Eastern. What is the reason, therefore, that, after the lapse of a year, such a change has taken place in this city, in this State, and in this part of the country? Urie of the most prominent of them, we believe, springs from the squabbles and disreputable proceedings which have taken place among our military men in Mexico, which have thrown a stigma over military reputation in general. The affairs connected with General Pillow and the courts martial, have made many of our generals so utterly ridiculous, that the unpopularity arising from th in has reached the popularity of all military men, even that of General Taylor. This may be of the affect Gen. Taylor among the masses of sensible people, belonging to both parlies at the North. Another cause, no doubt, arises from the bustling impertinence,and impudent loquacity, of many of those would-be leaders who have put themselves in the front ranks of the movement in favor of General Taylor. Take, for instance, the facts connected with this view of the matter, occurring in this city. The popularity and power attached to the name and fortune of General Taylor as a candidate for the Presidency,have attracted nil the wrecks and waifs and castings away of ill former factions, for a period of probably a quarter of a century. Look at the Wall street committee and the leaders of the movement who meet at Lafayette Hull. They are principally wrecks of former faction* in this city, who have been casj off and thrown aside by half a do/en parties* in the course of the last twenty years. Federalists, whigs, democrats, loeofoeos, people's men, lii^'h-lnnder.-, low-binders, nationalists?all figure in this movement,and are all well known and extremely distasteful to the masses of the honest ot both parties. The same may be said of th faction* which meet at Military Hall, in the Bowery. They consi>t principally of the rump ol the native rly, who produced so much excitement and so much disgrace in this city, and in Philadelphia of a more recent date. Tyler men, Talmadse men, conservatives, natives, all sorts, who have been broken down and thrown off from the great movementof the people^, have attached thein^lves to the wonderful popularity of Taylor?as a hnndful of big flies will fix themselves to the mane of the lion, and think they can rise into eminence hereafter by sticking to the chief of the forest. These are some of the causes which have impaired, in this region, the popularity of General Taylor, who originally excit-\l so much enthusiasm among the masses of the democrats nnd wings. The same difficulties, we believe, do not attach to the Taylor movement in the Southern and Western States; and hence (!enei,i| Taylor's strength among the delegates of those parts of the country is much greater than it is here. The con vention, however, next we<k, will settle all these difficulties, and regulate nnd push them away, so that honest men will lie able to form an honest opinion. _ Tnr Latf. Tayi.or Mf.etixo at I.xrwnrrr Hai,i..?There was ?|uite a lr*sh man, on Thursd iy night, nt Lafnyette Hall, who, to use hi* own expression, "crept out of his shell," an,I turned the tables completely upon the old Clay men, wli went there to hurrah for Clay. The hackneyed politician* who have belonged, in the last twenty years, to almost every party thai can be named, are like wearied, worn-out carthorses; they have not been able to drug the Tayloi car along, or mike it move; they have stuck in tin mud?the clay has uii|?eded their heavy, wearied *mz? 'r-" - - ? - ?-j' < 11 th* mrl; but hi eV#ry <p?>ech in Laia)'?tt* Hall, (or Taylor, he drew down thunders of applause for Clay. But Mr. Girard, a wit, au original, and scholar, an haa been seen in the report of his speech in the Herald, made a new move, came to the rescue with fresh forces, brought up a " little more { grape," and routed the enemy with a Buena Vista defeat. It murh resembled that battle. When he began, all were for Clay; but before he had ended, the clay was brushed ofl:?the mud was gone?the | victory was complete; all were convinced, and the i star of Taylor, oliscured by the wet blankets of [ worn-out orators, shone forth again with all its orii

ginal and native brightness. Good ! j_(to along, old boy. Tiik B vunmrunkitn .\\? the Puesihencv.?We are informed that the barnburners are divided on the <|uc?tio:i of the Presidency; and that although a considerable portion of tiiem are in favor of General Taylor, yet it is not probable that they will agree to nominate that distinguished man, at the mass-meeting to be held in the Park, on Tuesday afternoon next. It is said that the barnburners, in holding their meeting on that particular day, and in anticipation of the whig nominations, mean to produce Buch an impression of the breach between them and the hunkers in this city, as to convince the Clay delegates of the possibility of Mr. Clay's election, under the hope that he may receive the nomination in Philorlrlnhii) Thf hnrnhnrnprH do not wiah lh>> whigs to nominate General Taylor, but would like to see Mr. Clay nominated; because then they would have a better field on which to take hold of General Taylor themselves, and support him. and organise, under his mantle, forall future occasions. There is certainly some show in this statement, and the reasons on which it is founded. At all events, the mass-meeting of the barnburners will be very interesting?for John Van Buren, Churchill C. Cambreleng, and a variety ofotherdistinguished "cutthroats," will speak on the occasion. Ii will, no doubt, be an immense meeting; for the whigs will attend it for the purpose of swelling the numbers, so as to promote the impression, that the secession of the barnburner* will destroy alt chances of General Cass in this State. The hunkers are in great distress at these thing*; yet they ought not to be so. Doctor Brandreth, of Sing Sing, can furnish an immense supply of pills yet. Henry Clay Meeting at Nlblo'a* The whig friends of Henry Clay made a last grand rally to procure his nomination by the Philadelphia convention, last evening, in Broadway, at the place where Niblo's garden and theatre formerly stood. For an hour before the time of meeting, bands played, cannons were fired, and drums were beat, and as much noise made as possible, in every other way, by his friends; and the consequence was, that at eight o'clock, the place wa>tolerably well filled, the assemblage being estimated at irom twenty-five hundred to four thousand people. D. Graham, Esq.. was the first speaker. and addressed the meeting as follows :?You are nailed upon in respoufe to the requirement of on? of the organs of the whigs of New York, the Democratic Whig Young Men's General Committee, a body of men of whem It is not too much to say, that for wisdom and honesty of purpose. fo? fervor of patriotism, for single heartedness and disinterestedness of devotion to the whig cause, and its great champion. Henry Clay. (Cheers) they are preeminent and on their behalf 1 thank you for calling me to the position which I now occupy, and to the alacrity with which you huTe responded to this call, for it is prool that thoy .have not mistaken the sentiments of the whigs tf New York ; and that when they hare Invoked you here, to add the impress of your approbation ti their doings, and your strong and urgent request to the convention about to assemble in Philadelphia that the great champion of whig principles may t? our standard bearer In the approaching con test, that ttiey will respona 10 tno can ayou have done. It is not long since you were called together in your primary asBemb.lef. to give expression to your opinion*; and oij that occasion, it is well known, throughout the length and breadth of the land, that in casting your eyrr abroad?in looking on the galaxy of whig statesmen who. of old. have led their hosts; and who. although hi ra?y have led you to defeat, never led you to dishonor ?you find in him the same man who. in every position in which he has been placed, whether in tbe liail ol representatives, or maintaining the glorious American principles of free trade and sailors' rights: or in foreign courts, in negotiating peace; or in the Senate, year af ter year battling with the cillorts of power, and resist ing the usurpations of executive authority; or in hi more congenial retirement, sending to his countrymen his solemn warning voice?a man who. in all his relations, has never failed to be the same thai he always was?the unwavering champion of the whig party?a man around whom cluster the hearts of the whig* of this Union?a man. above all. fellow citizens, who in the depths ot the adversity which has orcasionally overtaken us as it party?when the hearts of patriots almost shrunk within them?when they were disposed to give up almost all for lost?has never deserted us. and whom I trust in pod wo are not prepared to desert. (Cheers.) Was it a matter of surprise, fellow citizens, that iu selecting delegates to choose a candidate for the Tresidency. in no single ward of the city of New York was there a man to be found who opposed Henry Clay .' No, not one; and this fact is proof that Mr. Clay Is now where ho has ever been?first in the hearts of his fellow countrymen. Our delegates have been selected unantmou-ly. by the voicc of tbe whigs of New Vork. and they have been instructed by the voicc of New York to proceed to Philadelphia, and declare Henry Clay to be the first and only choice of the whigs of New York. We have the gratification to know that in this expression the city of New York is not found alone, for we have the best reason for knowing that almost an unaniraouivote will be given for h'm by the whole whig delegation from the State of New York. On this assurance it may perhaps be safe for the whigs of New York to rest; but a state ol facts has arisen which renders it necessary that the people should again give a louder expression to their opinions, not as to their choice, but as to their determination not to be betrayed. Fellow-citizens : I had supposed that tbe question of availability was over, and was disposed of, as a test to determine whig solec tions ; but we find that we are disappointed; and I will say it without fear, that with the experience of a Tyler, the question still stares us in the face?who is the most available candidate ??and that a portion ol the party arc losing sight of the promiucnt considerations of patriotism and fitness. We are hero assembled t? say iu the face of the country, and in tho hearing of muny of the delegate to tho whig convention, that the whig party will not again tamely submit to set asido the service* of the greatest champion of their cause and their principles, and if you should concur in the action of the committee who have invited you here, you will say in language not to be mistaken, that if any inan but t|r < lay should be presented to you as a candidate you will take the liberty to inquire whether he is n whig, and whether hv has pledged himself as such, i cannot bring myself on this or any other occasion, to speak in terms of disrespect of a man who has been brought forward by a portion of the party for the office if President of the linited States. For his intellect and his talent he is entitled to our praise;but when he is presented before usiuta candidate for the first office in the gift of the people, and when the whig party are told that we laust support him. we have a right to ask him whether. in his public life or in his conduct, he has identified biinself. in feeling, in judgment, in heart nnd in principle, with the whig cause; and if he has not, I -ay the attempt to nominate him will he little loss than .in Imposition on the whig party. You will also ask another question ; whether nuy caudidate who shall lie submitted to the whig convention is pledged to abide by the decision of that party? We, the patriotic whig parly of the country, have felt it to be our duty !? xummi .<ir. e v.. iuo> rouiuuiiuu, nuu when thin Ik dour, i* it not an itmult for another raudldate to *ay that whether hi- net* the nomination or Dot he will run ? Will you rote for such a man at the beck ?>f any man rote ju*t an you are dealrod to vote ? Very di*hone?t will he that convention. If ll I rr?e ut to the whiff party of the I'nion. a* a candidate for the Presidency. a man who disavow* their principle* nnd *purn* their orffanimtlon Fellow citizen*. If there be any doubt of the poaltion whleh < leneral Taylor occupie* in relation to the puhlle <|ue*tlon* of the day. If time would permit, or were it nece**ary to refer to document*. whleh will *uMain the a**ertion. I could pre wnt the letter* of (ten I Taylor. In which lie ha* moat di*tinetly declared tha' be will not lie the candidate of a particular parly. end will not be hound to rcpreRcnt particular opinion* I have In my pocket a letter In whleh Ocneral Taylor ha? declared that If Mr flay ohould be nominated at Philadelphia, he will etill run a* a candidate Mr (irahmn then read (Jeneral Taylor'* letter to Mr Baldwin. In proof of tin* a***rtlon Thl* I* the laniruafrc of ?<<-ncral Taylor hlm*elf; anil yet we And whin* or at |e*?t men who profe** ta he whiff* threatening and declaring. that if ()e neral Taylor he not nominated, lie will run n>twlth*tandlnc and defeat the regular nomi nation of the whin P?"7 (Voice ?It will he no go) Let me a*k you If you had a candidate for alderman before you and he ehotild *ay to hi* whig constituent*. I Intend to run %*a*tump candidate you may nominate me or not. ju?t aa you plea*e but If yril don't nominate me. I will (till run. would you not declare that he wa? no whiff' And yet thl* i- the position in which the ffreat whiff party of the t'nion I* placed -I will not ?ay by the action ?f Uetieral Taylor for I do not believe that he would be a party to ?uch a ?rheuie but by the action of the friend' autouff whom he ha* fallen, and who are huffffinff him to death I hate already Mated that I hare no intention to traduce the character ?r motive* of (ten Taylor; but while I make thl* ptatem-nt. let me eall on yon t< answer thl* ijoe*tlon whether you are not prepared to profit by the experience of the put! Vou all recollect, that In K'W. Mr I lay. when he could hare lieen clected by an overwhelming vote wa? *et a*lde for another ticket compoeed I will admit, of one honorable and devoted Whir and of the other of - - - John Tytor ^MMauaymiMUaMniiliilMfei -ii -- - - ""--l Coca <Ufe?t U Bace?a?f11y ? whig tlotory. but ta that Instance It was not s6 Wo defeated the locofocof; but ffe defeated ourselves mure (Laughter.) It it true, to be serious Id the matter, that we pulled the temple down on them, but at the name time we ourselves were crushed in its tall. And let us take care that in defeating tlii-iu again, we do not briug on tile country a Iriiln of evil*. *uch as followed the contest 1 refer to .loliii Tyler, through the dispensation* of Proviijencc, bocaiuu President of the United States, and brought on the admission of Texas, tile war with Mexico, the blood, the cost, and treasure, and the evils under which we are now suffering, and which every man regards as the greatest national curse that has befallen us. If we Had been true to our principles, spurned availability, and atood on the broad whig platform, under Providence our country would be prosperous at home, and respected abroad. Let us look at the thing seriously, and reflect on the policy that may befall our country, if similar evils come, that we ran say that the whigs of New York have had no p*rt in bringing tbein about. Let uie put another question. In case General Tayior should be selected as the whig candidate, he will be uncommitted to whig policy. He is not pledged to make whig appointments to ofllce. although that is a matter which I care little about; but what is of more consequence, he is uncommitted to one single article in the whig creed; and we. if he be nominated without principles, without pledges, are to take him blindly, and run all the risks of his misrule or mistakes, or any othur evil that may pour out of his administration. Are we we willing to endorse auy man in blank, to take a mail on trust under such consen uences. and ulace him in the Executive chairf I, for on?. must have something more explicit than thin. In General Taylor wc have no evidence that ho was ever devoted to the whig party; and yet we are told that he U the most available nmn that could be nominated. I should rather be willing that the opposite party, through their candidate should be responsible for the misrule of the country, than that one tittle of blame should attach to me. because in my blind confidence towards any man I gave him my vote, and placed him In the presidency of the Union. We are told by lome of the friends of this candidate, that there are no Issues between the two great parties. If what they say is true, tho country can come to no evil by tho election of General Taylor, and let us save ourselves all trouble and elect him. As a whig. I say that this is an aspersion on the whig party--a foul slander on their honesty, in tho name of all that is just aud true, are we not in favor of protection to American industry, of a currency the same for the government as the people, of internal improvements ; and 1 say it as a northern man. are we not opposed to the acquisition of further slave territory? (Cries of yes." from the crowd.) Yes, we are in favor of the compromises of the constitution, and wo will maiutaln them to the last, with our blood if necessary If called upou to judge of the question as a new one. we shall answer that the further extension of slave territory would bo a blot on our escutcheon. Let me ask you. If you know how General Taylor stands in reference to any of these great principles? Alabama and Mlssisisppl may be willing to take him without caring what his opinions are; but wc are different. We will know Ills opinions before we vote for him. In conclusion. I submit to you as wLigs, will you not sustain and stand by those who have stood by you? Will you not pledge yourselves that If the whig convention should nominate any other man but a whole souled whig, that ho will not get the votes of the whigs of New York.' (Yes. yes.) 'Will you not Insist that before liny nmn shall be a candidate he must submit his caus'' to the constitutional tribune ? In short, fellow whigs, you have two prominent names before you?one in whom nothing like political principles are to be found ; and another a man who. for a long life in the service of his country, has battled for your principles, and who is now sought to be treated with ingratitude. Will the whigs of the United State* turn recreant to Henry Clay ? (No, no.) We do not sustain the nomination of Henry Clay from any personal feelings ; we sustain and demand his nomination. beoause the eyes of the natloh are directed towards him. because we know that If he should be elected, the government of this country would return to Its former purity, that no aggrarian scheme will emanate from him.'but because that this nation will be ble?t under his administration. Whon Mr. Graham concluded his speech, of which this is but a sketch, our limits preventing us from giving it in full, the band on the platform, performed the favorite whig air. Hero's to you. llarry Clay;" and Mr. Dclafiki.d Smith theu read an address of the whig young Ml of the city of New York, and concluded by offering the following resolutions:? Resolved, Tint we hold the principles of the whig party to< well defined to la* misunderstood; too essential to the honor and prosperity of oar eouutry to he abandoned; too snored to be com promised: and as whigs. we earnestly protest aga.nst the selection of any man as the candidate for tho presidency, who is not well known as a true and abiding whig, whose election would 1* an undoubted guaranty of a pure and unadulterated whig administration. Kesolred. That having, in good f.iiih with our fellow whig? throughout the Union, presented the name of that illustriout Statesman xnd devoted whig. Ilenry Clay, for tho consideration and (abject t" Ute decision of the National Convention, as the candidate ' f the whig party for theprcsidenoy, we have a right to deinuid tliat the eonvantiou shall not entertain the name ol any inun as such candidate who will not, in like good faith, abide by the decirion and sustain the action of the convention. And wc teel it to due to our lutcgrity as wings to declare onrselvoi absolved fn a all obligation to sustain a ncmination not made ii conformity to the spirit of this resolution. Kesolved. That tfw experience of the past, united to the itidica tious of the present, preseuts evidence unmistakeabie that Ileur) i.'lay is strong?stronger than his |?rty : and we proclaim our ear uest conviction that his nomination would secure the success oi the whig cause, and thai, of all the candidates, ho is the iuosi available. The address and resolutions were then adopted b> acrln niation. Tho Hon. J W delegate to the Philadelphia whig convention, to meet at Philadelphia, ok vVeduesday next, was then introduced to the meeting by the chairman. Mr Kowler addressed the assembly as follows :?Kellow citizens?This is no time or place to pronounce au eulogy upon Henry Clay; and. passing by the m.iny great and imposing featureof his character. I leave him with the general remark that the two great qualities of a commanding statesmanship that are seldom combined in one man. arc both strikingly upp?rent and beautifully blended in nr. < my. Auom?r. ana tun more rare commnauon I mean n high creative power to deviie. and an equally high executive skill and tact to rarry out. ({rent measures of state. These are seldom. very seldom united To nit down calmly in the closctand devise a deep-laid and judicious system of policy nu any of the grcut interest* of a nation?one that sliail contlrm the liberties exalt the morals. nerve the industry. and purify and elevate the happiness of a vast. self-controlled column nity?that shall reach, with healthful influence, tin restraint* of proper cheeks and balance* in every department of government, and operate with liariuoniou.' and wholscome rigor through the ten thousand channels of private life?that shall he likely to acquirt strength by action and consolidation by age. and se oure the permanency of both by the pliant adaptation of itself to all the new and nameless fluctuations incident to the social economy. This itself is one of the mightiest works of g?nius. liefore which all that li -plendid in the discoveries of science and the inventions of art. loses its comparative charms. Hut to reduce that stupendous theory of new. nuked and complicated conceptions, to a form best suited to be rightl) understood, properly appreciated, and to secure tin public approbatinn so a* to unravel, define, and compare its distinct yet complex features, and trace out by a far-sighted scrutiny, all its legitimate bearing' and practical results as to commend it to the views feelings, and whims of a legislative body, divided bj party sympathy, and jealous of party power?find abovi all. to bring it. thus thoroughly and minutely dissected into contact with the multifarious and conflicting opinions, prejudices, cavils, doubts and fears of a great and independent people, in a manner to gain their con rtdcnce, and to leave no question it involves unanswer ed, no obligation unmet, no difficulty unexplained ? that is a work certainly of equal magnitude, and vastly higher responsibility. Now you may traverse thi whole history of the civilizcd world, yon may hold coin reunion with the records of the greatest an 1 wisest ol empires?you may study the character and genius o the Cirsars and Solon* of antiquity, and of the Napo Icons and Chatham* of modern times, and you will find that these two splendid feature*, in high perfection have rarely been combined in the character and hittory of one and the same man. You may go back through the progress of Kurope for the last three centuries. and enquire at every turn and corner of Its hirtory, and, according to my observation, you will not find an instauce of such a combination. And vet. amid this dearth of ages. In other respects distinguished for their intellectual light and splendor, there is 0m1 tall form lifted amid the glorious simplicities of our own republicanism, in whose transcendant genius the union of this high creative power and executive skill in matchless perfection is shining out upon the world, and dimming the lustre of the hrightcst forms of statesmanship of which the despotism of all Kurope can hoaai?like the full moon, that conceal* by its brilliancy the stars, that would otherwise sparkle in the firmament of heaven. Yes, amid the green agriculture and bleating herd* of his humble domain, with not a flourish of pomp or twinkling of dazzle, to distinguish himself or his abode from the condition of the toiling masses that constitute the exhibitions of life nroundhlm. there lives an unsophisticated American farmer, whose statesmanship. In the possession of these two xtupendous features, stand* alone in solemn grandeur on the wide theatre of the political world?0 monument I* the honor aud glory ogyour country, wh'isc proud summit overlooks the loftiest model* of other land*, like a pyramid of Kgypt among the obelisk* of a Malioiiinicdan cemetery Surveyed at thi* point of observation, he rises iu the view with a majesty and splendor challenging the most enthusiastic admiration. and which he must posses* an adamantine prejudice who cannot appreciate?au unenviable taste who cannot admire. Tin* i* no exaggerated sketch of an overheated and extravagant fancy. Trace the history of Henry Clay for the last forty years of hi* glorious career?view It in comparison with that of the most renowned statesman, living or dead?and where do vou tlnd an Instance, iu what country, distinguished however highly for the wisdom of Its counsels and the splendor of it* name*?In what age, however brilliant and proliflo of human geniti*?where do you find an Instance In which a single Individual, In tho same space of time, has originated, by his own unaided power, and carried out by his own untiring eloquence and practical ?agaelty. *0 many profound measure* of national policy, as Henry Clay of Kentucky? That instance Is no where to ho found. Knterlng upon hi* career at the very point where commenced the form tional existence?a period in which th? great problem of our country'* de*tiny was to bo aolved. her policy determined and settled?a period necessarily of continual experiment, of critical emergencies, (changing condition*) and Increasing and conflicting Interests, there wan an absolute necessity for ju*t *ueh n high creative power and executive nkill, (in the national councils and a corresponding field for thsir exertions) of which. In our whole subsequent history, there will probably never he a recurrence. And well and nobly ltd Henry Clay fulfll the atupentlou* providential design lie ha* devoted hi* whola life to the e*tabll*hmenl of great meamire* of State, of which himself win the author not only, bnt the Uninhor, the Alpha ami Omega. (the head and the haart ) bearing on each as it earn* from hi* plastic hand the Impres* of his own inatclilea* genius . and the *tamp of all that I* gran.I in oncantion and appropriate and ikilful In execution vUw him whan and whrra too will, whather In MHHHHiflhittH > >.wn ? IZumt It mi m i m,,, a broader rung* to lt? nu>r# tnatur* noJ umplioatei power*- whether In pence or in war providing for th.t healthful pursuit* of the one or the fierce and perilous encounter* of the other?whether In the adjustiueut of foreign relation* or the prouiotiou of domestic prosperity whether under Ihu administration of a favorite partiaau or a political foe -at whatever point you look back upou our history for the last forty yciira, you eau scarcely catch a i;liui(>.-te at our national legislature in which he it* not the grand object of attraction, impartii)X to the leaser light-, revolving around him. like the ku ii among the plaueU. the life-giving radiance of liis mighty miud. wielding bin gigantic powera either in devising some new and demanded system of national policy, <>r in setting that system in practical operation: and whether iu the one branch or thu other, you discover a power to create and a skill to exeoute. combined In auch matchless perfection, and exerted under such high and felt responsibilities, aa to present a spectacle of mental and moral sublimity to which, in my humble opiniou. there ia not a superior. If there is a parallel, in the wide range of national hlatory. Men there have been, and may be now. equally far-sighted In the mere invention of great measures of State. And thu people of this country, in the mighty influence they permit him to wield over their opinions and hearts, iu the brilliant demonstrations of that influence that every whure greet him in Ilia triumphal movement from city to city through the land, furnish a basis of proof on which I am not ashamvd to maintain this assertion before the world. So in the revolutionary struggle?generals there may have been with resources to plan great military movements equal to that of Washington himself. Hut he alone, of all, possessed iu its highest perfection the power both to devise and to execute Such, on the civil theatre of his country, have been the developuments. and are the claims, of mm j winj. irii mu. 11 ji>u pieiuiu, i uui iau uupe 01 a puerile unit sickly prepossession. or the victim or a wild and phrenzied imagination?before my country and tlie world. I call him the (Treat political Washington of America, exhibiting, though on another field, a Washington's peculiar endowments, worthy, though in another form, of a Washington's peculiar honors; and though the dead may have failed, and the living may refuse to do him justice (yield him the honor due to bin exalted merits), I hero record the prediction, that as a matter of memorial attraction, posterity will convert his gravo into a Washington's tomb! He started from hi* humble abode among the common | masses, rose by his own powor. and by nothing but the influence of free institutions, encountered at overy step the most bitter opposition and enmity, that ceased not till 011 his proud elevation above them he could bid them detlance, nor even then. Like the young eagle tlutteriug about its nest, venturing from limb to limb, and then from tree top to tree top. till in full grown maturity and streDgth it wings its flight towards the heavens, beyond the reach of its own feathered race, and the sportman's cruel skill, so did he Btruggle alone from one elevation to another, till plumed and pinioned for an ethereal flight, he soared aloft, far above the reach, if not of human rivalry, of human enmity, detraction and abuse ; and he must be a marksman of no ordinary skill who can bring him from his present flight, or ruffle a feather on his broad spread wing. Political sportsmen, almost without number, and practiced to the perfection of the art, have made him their game. But they have loaded and flred only to load and flrejigain. Look at Thomas Benton. He is a marksman of no ordinary skill, trained on the political hunting grounds of the far West, where many a rival had been the unhappy vie- / tlm of his two sure and deadly aim. Tom thought he could bring down this eagle of the tun. And armed to the teeth with powder-horn and pouch, taohelled and strapped from top to toe. his long nine well percusbioued. and doibly charged, he took steady aim and fired. But no sooner hail the smoke passed off. than Tom had the exquisite mortification of seeing his eagle soaring yet untouched and undismayed among the clouds. 'J lieu came Andrew Jackson. To the old hero this bird was the souro* of no little vexation. HoveriDg over his path, its koen piercing eye was con- i stantly fixed on all his movements, and he swore " by 1 the Eternal'' that if powder and ball had any efficacy, he would rid himself of this overshadowing and tormenting inspection And despairing of success with smaller arms. Andrew brought out his 24-poundcr, charged to the musile with canister and grape, and in a tempest of determination, with flashing eye, with crimson cheek, aud his porcupine hair erect and bristliug. dashed up and applied the torch. A terriblu | explosion ensued. TJie bank was blown into atoms? 1 the througers about the white house stood aghast?the kitchen cabinet ran. pale and trembling, to the door? the little magician peered out half an eye from the ..... .. -.... if ...... ??? ?a ?? ........ LI I in the affair?but alaa ' for the old Roman, yonder toured the hated eagle, fltill holding on its majestic ' course, unstartled. uninjured, and composed. The next in order, true to the instincts of his politioal nature. comes the little pet. nursed in the lap and heir to the executive honors of the aforesaid veteran. Matty, too, must fire his gun?and throwing around him the huge and dangling accoutrements of the rid hero, with ! a musket alike dispropot tinned to his started forth, hunted for the track of his illustrious predecessor. and straddled on for a while in his far-reaching footsteps, till a thought struck him?fearful of danger, ' and to escape detection, he skulked behind the office of ' his secretary, Kendall?called out Amos to discharge ' the naughty musket, and ever afterwards called it Mr. Kendall's report ; and as might have been expected, no ' harm was done either to Matty or his game. But I cannot compass the view. Suffice it to say. every j marksman in the democratic ranks has tried, and tried in vain, his most cautious and skilful aim. Silas , Wright and his party of huntsmen at the north?McDufflc and his political riflemen, with an occasional roar from the howltior of Calhoun, at the south?a host of , lesser fry in every direction, with their pistols and pop, guns?nnd Inst. If not least, the brave rapt, ('assius with his squirt, have all been out agninst this noble prey. But their skill lias been exerted, their ammunition expended, ill vuiu. The proud eagle is still in the , sky. looking down with composure on an enmity alike uuprovoked and despised ; and I hope soon to see him hovering over our capitol. and waving from his beak , in mammoth letters of light, that shall attract the ga7.u of the world, " 1 am the mill-boy of the slashes?read it, ye despots, and blush at your hereditary greatness.'' I Mr. Fowler concluded by offering the following resolution :? Resolved, That it U due to onraelvet tu an enlightened ami 1 prosperous republic, anil demanded l>y the exigencies of (lie tim<*?. ti nt we Ml Ml elevate to the Presidency un cxjerieneeil unci cointtmndini tivesiniui. whose wisdom ami energy will be equal to any national emergency that may eecur, and that, in tlio |?>sI session of tiie great features of 'such a statesmanship, we p'aie Henry Clay second to no man in the universe. The Hon. Dudley* then addressed the meeting. and offered the following resolution : ? 1 Rosolvod, Tl.a' we have witnessed with anxiety ami alarm, the eff rU made at the seat of government to influence tho action of ? theconvention in electingcandidates for the Presidency ; that wlien in times past lioth or the great political partie* determined to s .b<titnte conventions, composed of delegates socially ch?-en for thst purpose and frc?li from the people, in the place of Coegre?i>i <nal caucuses, they intended that t e choice of osndidstes for that high otHee should 1st made without regard to the plans or i combinations of their representatives in Congress : and they at the ssiue time determined, that the representatives should confine themselves to their legitimate duty, that of making laws, not Presidents. Mr. Selden then proceeded to comment with much warmth upon the conduct of member* of Congress Interfering in the people's business of Preildent making, instead of confining themselves to their proper depart> ment of law making. Ilo (Mr. S ) did not doubt for a 1 moment that if the matter had been left to the people. ' in every State of the Union, their free and unanimous choice would have been Henry Clay, nnd him nlone. for the whig candidate. Mr. S. strongly deprecated this > attempt of the incmbess of l ongress to control thu free ; action of the delegates of the people to the whig convention He asked the assembly, " Will you consent, to this ?" and the response was a loud nnd general burst of " No^ no!"' Mr. S. contended that all the I difficulty In the mntter had been brought abo ;t by < these members of Congress, who had planned to elert a man of their own. that they might be appointed ml j nlsters. consuls, and to other lucrative offices. Mr. S . then proceeded to comment with some severity upon the speech of Mr. (iirard. delivered the previous eve, ningat l.afayette Hall. In favor of (.en Taylor. He (Mr S ) then spoke on the question of availability. Ha | despised the word; it signified, he thought, nothing but a sacrifice of principles to policy. Mr. S. then con| eluded an able and eloquent speech, with giving at length the various reasons for which he went for Henry Clay. which the lateness of the hour prevents us from giving in full Mr Seidell, whose speech had been | greeted throughout with loud applause, sat down nmld the loudest thunders of approlmtlon It being now late at night, on motion, the meeting was adjourned. amid loud cheers. Brooklyn lnlt'lllgrncr, < irr Ham..?A number of iron beam*, which have been cast for the purpose of supporting (he floor of the Supreme Court room in the nrw i itv Hall, were yester1 dny tried and found wanting The floor measures 3S feet by 'HI. and the Hicngth desired is to bear a weight of In tons. One of them gave way with a pressure of <1.71(1 pounds, anil another with &.000 pounds They were consequently condemned by a committee appointed by the Common < ouncil; notwithstanding their defect, it is thought that the committee will adopt the cast Iron beam*, although considerable delay will necessarily be occasioued In the completion of the City Hall. Movi'inenla of l)lalln|{ntahr?t Iitrilvlriiinln. (Jeneral < ass will. It Is said be in Philadelphia on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week Rooms ha*? been taken for him at Jones' Hotel. Wrrkly Herald. 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