Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 5, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 5, 1848 Page 2
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* t iiHHlMI ' tepHrt tfi^U* ?fuUjil;'i' IV li h?o?o of air t* -4 ?iel ?mn*r tl ?m ??lMtii<-4 mn?t fcoannlMt> to br >lio% in tlif ft* I'l. ihiiji :-,i UQilrf Ibe WDtlr of tU l white < V>< ?I'nr?r MaMlflg tartl ??fc lulfiittl desperate. Thete nre it Is true. some million* of star*ui|j tnen in France. tlie victim* of this inn-n sate revolution: but they hare not the vi(tor of their fathura. who*" hone* have for mom than forty years. uiauure<l the rtel I f Uvrmmvy. the Ion countries. and tin- hank* of KiiJry I'iv r* in liustia The stamina ot the b-(finniui! ut'the prevent ccalury i* nil gone. \ Frenchman ' f Ii?4H if oiilj tin- fihost li i.l shadow of him who foUKht under N? y from I7W to tin* fatal cru sh ;it \liw row. in lsl3 For tbeee reason! it i? our Urciti ed opi uion that if the French embark in an European war. they ; will !? worsted. aud repuWed. and destroyed. And nothing better could happen if tilo northern power* of Europe should once mure take possession of Tarit and lay it iu ashes '1 hi* should have beeu done in 1M5 llapjiier would it have been for the well dinposed people of France, if I'ari<?. like f artbtgo, had hern a ruin I.-r<l Palmerston inform* the Hou*o r.f Common*, that hi* intercession has been solicited and granted t'n rt in dispute between the Panes and the Germanic confederation. in which the foolish and pcdantic kind of l'russia ha* performed so contemptible apart. Thi* i* ?ot comfortable new*, for the uoble secretary is more ' calculated to embroil and ex asperate his elicnts. tliau ; reconcile or pacify their animosities. Denmark is sup- 1 ported by Kussia. and consequently Lord I'almerston j has a difficult game to play Since 1S2A. lie ha* not j been placedin so embarrassing a position We should not undertake to release him for all the rockets coined 1 by Sir John Congreve. NEW VuttA. HEKALU. 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Smcm, M, MEIXIDEOX, Bowery?VuieiMLA Hi^htkua. be. I ISew York, Mon'tay. Jnne 5, 1N4H. Actual CUcnlnlloii 9f tb* Utralil. May '28, Sunday 17.620 copie.*. j 2W. Monday l!i 4Su ' at), Tuesday 20 112 " " 31. Wednesday 24.144 ' June 1. Thursday 10 320 ' " 2. Friday 23.100 " " 3. Saturday 20 2S0 " Weekly 10.7(?4 " | .Aggregate issue last week 164 720 copies June 4. Sunday 15,360 *' publication of lilt* Herald oor>uit>iice J yciterJfcJ I *t 6 minute* past 3, and ?r infer-J Hi o clcok. The Ratification of the Treaty of Peace with Mexico We published a telegraphic despatch a day or two since, containing the gratifying intelligence that the treaty of peace which was carried to Mexico, after receiving the sanction of the Senate of the United States, by Messrs. Sevier and Clifford, had been ratified by the Congress of that country, assembled at Queretaro. Of tin* truth of this news, there cannot, we think, be any question. It reached New Orleans by the steamer Edith, on board of which, we believe, there was a sp'ciil me:. | senger, with despatches to that effect, to our government at Washington. Various eflorts, set on foot by persons at a distance, who are no doubt engaged in slock opera. , tions, have been made, to throw doubt, through the j 1. r.i??-i u ?.u~ _ .:g_ .,: ,u; i II1VU1U1I1 UI 11IC irnSJii U??T 1 tUHIL.111C1I VI ikiir treaty. Several despatches, to the effect that the treaty had been rejected, and that the government of Penay Pena was overthrown, have reached this and other Atlantic cities, having no foundation whatever; all coming from the same source, and published j in some of tile journal?, with no motive but thit of influencing the stock, quotatisns in the market. We wish to put the. public on their guard against these attempts to deceive them. The ratified treaty will soon, in all probability, be in the possession ofthe President at Washington, and a proclamation to the effect that the war has : ended. and that peace exists between the United , States and Mexico, will shortly be issued. Now that the war h is been brought to a close, it may be well to advert to its commencement, its progress and its conclusion, as well as the position which th" United States occupied before it broke out, and that which it maintains at the present time, at home and before the world. It cannot be j denied, that, previous to the commencement of j hostilities with that country, our reputa- : tion, in a military point of view, was j not very high in the estimation of the world, although we ourselves had full confidence in the j bravery and capability of our citizen soldiers. ! Mexico took part in this delusion. She vauntingly j threatened, on many occasions, to overrun the ' States of the North, and really imagined, we be- | lieve, that she had the power of carrying her ! threats into execution. Soon actual hostilities ! commenced. The battles of Palo Alto and K"saca de la Palma, were fought and won by our j troops, in despite of a great disparity of numbers. ' A pause succeeded?the dead were buried, and the I wounded were cared for. The order to advance j was given; and soon we heard of the city of Mon- j terey, fortified under the direction of the most skil- i ful engineers, and defended by the flower of the j Mexican army, falling before our indomitable troops, led on by that gallant hero, General Taylor. | There was another pause. In the opinion of the ! administration, the war had been sufficiently j prosecuted in thut direction?the olive branch , of peace had been offered from day to day, | and contemptuously spurned. It became evident, that the vital parts of the hostile republic should be reached. Accordingly, preparations for e. demonstration on Vera Crux-?the inlet to the capital?;\nd the Castle of Sun Juan d?- I'lloa. were made : and, with the view of having them effective, a large ! portion ol the troop.* who had so gallantly conducted themselves under General Taylor, were taken from that general's command, and transferred to < reacral Scott, who was destined to lead in the second campaign. Meantime, Santa Anna was not an idls spectator of events. Seeing General Taylor's force weakened so much, he determined upon crushing him, and rolling back the tide of conquest to tli* It 10 Grande, lie assembled a inighty army of twenty-two theusund inn,to overpower General Taylor's little bund ol tour thou- ' sand. 1 he shock of Uuena Vista came ; and the flying host* ol the Mexicans, and their thousands of dead and dying, proclaimed that the American # eagle, despite of numbers, was again in the ascendant. This was the first brilliant campaign in the Mexican war. The city of Vera Cruz was bombarded by General Scott, midI fell; the castle of San Juan d'- I'lloa, the American Gibraltar, oapitulated; and, with n 1 base of operations at this place, commenced the ! second grand campaign. One by one the ttrongest fortifications were met and taken, with desperate I i 1 bl* ? ?? uiiii trkiii^.i j '!>. Itlmuly t lit (m< tnrdo, Uin?r?rn,fhu rubis?ro, Molina del H-ry, t 'htfpullepeci end finally, j m the city of Mi'xico, the capital of Mexico, was trl- j cii umphantly taken and entered by our gallant sol- | so diers. Another pause ensued. The enemy was : lo? defeated at all points; hi* towns, citics, lorts and ' de fortresses wert? taken ; his armies were slain, de* j m: teated and scattered, and he l.iiv prostrate at our w; feet. | a i Thus end.*d the second camp-ugn. The olive in branch was at length received?negotiations were ci set on foot?a treaty has been rati tied; and peace is su restored between the two countries. The gallantry and bravery ot our armies were no . lif more distinguished in the hour of conflict, than g-c was their magnanimity in the hour of triumph, of No outrages by an unbridled and licentious sol- w dierv were committed; and when isolated cases w occurred, their authors were court-martialed and o\ shot on the moment. How different the scenes . af which followed the triumphs of our armies to those I ci i_j . _ ... _r .1._ _i.i [ ?? wiiiuu cui'ccciu'u cuuqucrm 111 111 c ?di? ui uic uiu <-u worldhi And now that peace is restored, let us look at p? the position in which we stand before the world, an Commencing the war, with predictions of defeat or and disgrace pouring in upon us from the defanicrs i es and slanderers of America, by every packet from Tl England, no sooner had blood been spilt, tha^ we | ev amazed and stultified them with the brilliancy of I ur our achievements. Conquest after conquest, an victory after victor}', capitulation after capitals- in tion, broke on them in a torturing monotony; [ there was no other ingredient but victory in the j ci draught which was presented to their unwilling j to lips, and, with a wry fuce, they were forced to drink 1 th it to the bottom. They were branded as detainers : fo and re viler# of n brave people, and were finally | Tl forced to acknowledge, that great us America is in j 91 all the arts of peace, the is pre-eminently great in i w the means of war. ] re Such is the proud and elevated position which an the United States now occupies before the world? j ed a high and commanding position?one that will j ha make us feared by our enemies, and respected by sa all nations. We are indebted to our campaigns J di in Mexico for it?the one from the Kio Grande to pn Bueni Vista, under General Taylor; and the j other from Vera Cruz to the city of Mexico, under i General Scott. Fo The results accruing to us from this war may be Fc summed up in a few words. We have vindicated j our character as a military power before the world, j ... We received as indemnity for the past, one-third > Ct of the enemy's territory, besides the most magnificent harbor in the world, which will be of inestima- Df ble value to us hereafter; and we have, perhaps stl avoided a war with Europe, which might cost us, x? in blood and treasure, ten times as much as the | Mexican war has?besides, perhaps, being put back ye a long period, in fulfilling the mighty destiny which Tl is reserved for us. i ! Peace being now established between the United Slates and Mexico, we must calmly view the |H>sition in which we are placed, in view of what is Oi transpiring in the old world. We must gird up ' our loins, and be prepared for any emergency that n may arise, and which may call for our intervention, to sustain our rights or resent aggressions. Crowns ! and monarchies, in Euroj?e, are crackling like j withered grass in a prairie fire. Euro[>e is in a blaze?the mighty, pent-up volcano has murmured, i and is about to burst, spreading its lava over a continent. We cannot, if we would, be indifferent , spectators of such scenes. We must re-organize and enlarge our navy, to a degree commensurate ; ^ with the importance of the crisis to which the ^ world has arrived; and we invite the attention of our representatives in Congress to the importance . of the responsibility with which they are invested. 1 ~~ We live in no ordinary time. Another great change, ' w that will mark the history of the world for all fn- j lure time, is about to occur. We must act our part r< in tU W1110 Nominations.?We give in another colimin lo the names of the delegates to the whig national tli convention, which is to meet in 1'luladeiphia on w Wednesday next. to During the l ist few weeks, a general impres- di bion has been formed that General Taylor's po- w pularity, and !iis chances for nomination to the ? Presidency by the whig convention, have in- ti creased very much, especially with the Southern and Western delegates. It is calculated by c his fiiendj!?by some, that he has already one t, hundred and fifteen votes sure?by others, that lie n nus one hundred and foity; and by others, that he e haeeven as large anumberasone hundred and forty- y eight?two more than are necessary to secure ins jj nomination by that body. The contest for ihe no- a mination, between the adherents of Mr. Clay and r, General Taylor, waxes stronger every day. All 8] are making the most strenuous exertions for ! j, their favorite, and we are informed that the p convention, if, on the first ballot it will appear || that Mr. Clay will not have a m ijority, will 0 then take up General Taylor and try his strength. S( In the meanwhile, the friends of General Scott t| are not idle. They are making every effort to j, biing him forward as a prominent candidate, and , are not without hope of success. In the West, ; j, and in this State, he has a great many devoted c adherents, who, notwithstanding hasty plates of ^ soup, and everything else, are desirous of seeing f( him elevated to the Presidency; and*it is possible that he may get the.nomination. A great many of , ,| the delegates from this State are in his favor, in ' t( preference to any other man; and in case of the ' n rejection of Mr. Clay, in the event of his not get- , ting a majority on the first ballot,iiis friends might j, nnite with those of General Scott and Ilaniel Wi bster, and in that way secure his'itomination. ,| "All these things, however, are at loose ends, and at the best, are only conjecture and surmise; but one thing is pretty certain, that wlftther General v Taylor be nominated or not, he will I** run as an , (] independent candidate, and, in all probability, at- ,, tract so many votes as to thr'w the election into t the House of Representatives, where he would j (i stand as good a chance as any other candidate. j ,j W# shall soon have materials enough on which i |, to form an opinion of what the probable result of |, all these vaiious movements will be. From pre- j sent nHindrances, the contest promises to be verv .1 exciting nnd interesting, and it may end 111 a coin- ! a plete revolution of parties, as they are at preseut ? organized. ' l Exciting News from Germany.?Our readers ' will find among our foreign intelligence in to-day's 11 P i|>er, some highly importiint and interesting news 5 from Germany, which will advise them of the ! h course ol events m that country in the present j '' crisis. * I* From Havana we are in receipt of (ilea of the j 'j Faro Inilustritd, to the 2()th ult., two days later than previous accounts. Nothing npw or iui|>or- j tant in them meets our eye, either from Havana <>r other part* of the island. Mportlng Intelligence. () Tun-ruff. June I* the mo?t auspicious month in (} the whole calendar for trotting. The hor*e* are In j, their tine*t condition?the weather generally mild and pleasant the country dressed In it* nio?t fforgnous attire; in fact, all thing* calculated to enhance Interest in this admired sport. combined in the lovely J" month of .June In thin neighborhood we have, at this IS time. a number of homes, whose equals in fli-etiiess and ('' other qualities, cannot b? found in any other part o,- 'h the world; and as the proprietor* of the trotting tracks at have manifested a disposition to offer liberal purses. j we have no doubt the entire month will afford a round "f rare and agreeable diversion On Wednesday the re H|iortK of the month begin; and to say that l.ady SufI ilk Amcrlcu*. and l.ady Moscow will contend, la i nough to ensure a large attendance. There will be w Chorions spirt- at the < cntrerille on that day, j (li Political Intelligence. Winn I)Ri.r.matk< i'nom Tri*? ?In the event of to the delegate* not reaching Philadelphia the Stale con- I i Tention requests the delegate* from Louisiana to aet J for them. I a Tui 41U TlUlJjI v ! ' The Itsnkiutf th/liuhiifMrtt'^dtiP'to^lr H?v? ' em for Mr. abh; And ?stai?s1iian?Uk* txpM ol tlu- i ty finances. The picture he draws is, iio uoitbt, a s mbre one; but, sombre as it ib, (lie citizens should I r?k it boldly in the face, nnd Bee if they cannot ? vise some means by which th<' dark outlines t ay be r-traced, and the whole filled up in future c ith a brighter and more agreeable coloring. For | number of years f ixation in this city has stea'hly e creased, with every succeeding Common ooun- 1 1, until it has this year reached the extraordinary d in of $2,741,450. ? By tiie message it appears that the Mayor ha* ill- t ;ently investigated each department of the city, r iverument, pointed out its expense, and the mode f its management?in short, he has brought the r hole system in bold relief before the people; and r ith the light they now have on the subject, they i ve it to themselves, and to those who are to come t ter them, to make an efl'ort, at least, to arrest the r ty fathers in their career of extravagance. It v >mes home to the fireside of every citizen?to the p imble man, who occupies an attic room, and de- r nils on his labor for the daily bread of himself 1 id family, as well as to the man who resides in p le of the city palaces, owning real and personal t. tate to the amount of half a million of dollars, t lie one pays his proportion of the city taxes, how- h er remotely, as well as the other?they have lity of interest in economy and retrenchment, n id they should, therefore, have unity of purpose g KriniTi nnr I))\Aiif tlinoo /Inoi v-iltlu nKio/>to fl In the remarks which we intend to make on the a ty finances, we shall confine ourselves strictly J the taxes which the Legislature has authorised e Hoard of Supervisors to raise on the citizens, r the immediate expenses of the city government, fie permanent debt of the city, amounting to $11,1,076, not coming within the scope of this ai tide, e shall pass it by; but in order to lay before our aders, in a condensed form, the sums to be raised id the purposes for which they are to be expend[, as well as-to illustrate our own arguments, we ive made the following extracts from the mesge, by which it will be seen that these sums are vided into two classes, to be applied to distinct irposes:? FIRST CLAG*. I ir general city expenditures under the control of the city authorities 1.249.150 00 ir Police 479.000 00 ir Lamps and Oas 171,000 00 $1,899,160 00 SECOMD CLASS. oatlng debt redemption 50.000 immou schools 288 000 ficiency of interest on city debt.290.000 628.300 00 'ficiency of tax for 1847 90.000 00 ate tax 124.000 00 >tal amount of taxes to be levied this year for city, county and State purposes $2,741,450 00 The rate of tax. ba*ed upon the aggregate value of lact ar, will be $1 ll-loO for every <>100. ovrrtbat of 1847. he portion of the above amount which Is applicable to the support of the city government. for the the current year, it will be perceived, (including $56.300revenues appropriated to city expenditure in roductioi*of tax) is 1.955.450 00 r which there was expended and paW out between Jauuary 1st and 5th instant... 777.584 97 living for expenditure during the remainder of the year aud to meet existing contracts and liabilitits 1.177,805 03 lu reading this extract, the first thing that will like the reader's attention is the increase of taxion this year over that of last year, wiiich is one >Ilar and eleven cents on every $100; he will be xt struck by the deficiency in the tax of4S17, ing a sum of $90,000. It may appear to the casual (server, from the manner in which this item is ited in the message, that the. taxes last year fell ort ill La sum, and were not collected. That is not . The entire of the sum granted was collected, it the Common Council expended $1)0,000 ore than the Legislature authorised to be levied, hicli will have to be added to the city debt, and ?ar interest; and, lastly, he will liud that $777,U 97 have been paid out and expended in four onths?being nearly one half the .entire sum at- ; i wed for the support ot the city government lor j i le current year?leaving it sum of $l,177,8f55, t hicli, the Mayor tells us, will be totally inadequate j ' i cover the expenditures and liabilities to accrue \ i jring the remainder of the year;.the effect of ; hich will be a deficiency of some $120,000 or I 150,000 in the taxes of this as well as the last year, > be also added to the city debt. 1 The question now is, who is to blame * Is the orporation to blame for the enormous debt and i xpenditure of the city government, which, as the ' i lessage eays, is a blight upon the industry and 1 nterprise of the citizens 1 We apprehend not. ! I Ve believe it will be found, on a slight considera- J i on of the subject, that the people themselves are ! i a culpable as the corporation. It is true, that in , 1 presentative bodies a corrupt individual is, occa- 1 lonally, and perhaps always, to be met with ; but I i ninety-nine cases out of every hundred, the reat body of representatives is sound, whereve le constituency is honest and independent. Hut. I n the other hand, when the mass of the representatives is corrupt, it will always be found that le constituency?the largest body?is the corruptag influence. We will not go the whole length of ?ying, that the constituency of this city should be i laced in the last category; but we do say. and it j annot be disputed, that it is, to say the least, virtircj'i rriminit, and ought to be held responsible i>r a great part of the sins of its representatives. Mr. Havemeyer, in his message, adverting to tie over-taxation of the citizens, has slightly >uched the causes which have led to it ; but he light have gone much further, and said that tin* presentation of this city is in the hands of a few urlividuals, comparatively speaking?a class of ^ neii whose only stock in trade is politics?most ot ( licm without craft or profession, except the very i uet-tionable craft of professed politicians, who I livide their time lx-tween the bar of some tavern? < rhere they plot to turn'one set of politicians out ' if oflice, and to put other in their places?and joing through the wards, influencing the electors o suppoit a favorite candidate, who will be sure 1 o patronise jobs, multiply oflices, and appoint liemselvcs to the fattest and most lucrative one in lis gift. Such is the influence that returns the two mards of the Common Council. Such, also, is the nfluence that returns the representatives from [lis city to the legislative halls of the State; nd to the same influence may b" traced the lismanagement and extravagance of the Almslouse Department, so strongly commented on in lie Mayor's message. These remarks ore not leant to involve the present Aims-House Commisioner in any censure whatever; the fault is not I is?it is in the system. liach Common Council, >r a series of years past, seems to have made it n oint to enlarge the patronage <>f that department, y creating new places and increasing the expeniture in all the details of the establishment, within reason or necessity. In addition, it may also he remarked, that th" injority of the electors are those who do not pay iri*ct taxes, nnd are not sufficiently alive to their wn interest. As the lax collector never troubles i lem, they never trouble themselves about the 1 ixrs; they never dream that the rent of their , [Mirtmrnts is raiaed twenty per cent at least, in con:<|tience of city taxes; nor that the price of the cloth- ' i iK and food consumed by themselves and families, raised in the same ratio. Not feeling the imme- ^ iate pressure of taxation, they t.ike no interest in le selection of candidates; they either do not vote all, or allow themselves to be whipped intji the lly-room of either faction, to vote for its nominee, girdless of his honesty or fitness for office. There is imother element in our social system, , hich tends indirectly to encourage extravagance in 1 e city government. A large poriion of the consti- ! , ency in the different wards of the city, is looking i office, cither immediately or prospectively; inllging in the hojw of official patronage, sooner or ' ter; and perhaps, i^ many instances, realizing it. *? -imtDm i- ! ??nmi??'i >11 i*i mi lh*y iu#| tw?y*?atyiy, ?m?i? in |'*u ! ltotftip*iv^pi?(|itur?i than in rustling I*. Iffrorif r, ilia! ihr ri'coiiiiHindii (jona in tlif Aiay'of'* jiics> ages tire invariably disregarded; and wc never j 1 -ur of a comprehensive measure, or, indeed, ol iny measure of reform and retrenchment being inroduced in the Common Council, by any members >f either board. Where the interest to increase taxation is strong- , sr and raoie ac ive than to promote economy, as tere it evidently is, it is hopeless to look for a reluctionofit. The Common Council, as now elect- 1 d, will never reform itself. If a reformation of luit body can be effected, it is at the ballot box it nust be done. But the electors themselves must irst be reformed?the delusion under which they iow labor in regard to city taxation must be renoved, and its intimate connection with their own nterest clearly pointed out. The humblest amongst hem should be made to understand that he is as nucli interested in cheap government as the man v)ir> tsifs lit the hem) of a million of (InllxrH nnH iays direct taxes?that in the fonn of additional ent, and the increased prices of the necessaries of ife, superinduced by corporate sxtravagaiice, he iays his quota of the taxes, as well as his rich leighbor; and that, according as the city expendiure is increased, his incornc for the support of liuiself und family is decreased in proportion. The message embraces several other details conlectcd with the various departments of the city government, which ought to be noticed; but want >f space prevents us from reviewing them in this irticle. We will, however, take an early opportulity of returning to the subject. Movements of the BAitNnruNEns.?The movenents of the barnburners, or the cut-throats, as hey are designated by the hunkers, create a great leal of interest about those days. Their leaders md their organs make a great fuss about mrity, principle, liberty, and what not, as if the iublic ever accused them of possessing one of these raits; but we apprehend the public arc as well acliiainted with their virtues, as they are themselves, md perhaps a little better. All this palaver about

patriotism and principle, is ull nonsense. Their 'irtue, their principle, their integrity, and their pariotism, are all centered in ex-President Van Buen; and it is he, and he alone, that constitutes the ront, rear and embodiment of their principles, rhey care much more for him than for any thing lse; and as revenge is sweet, they are determined, f they can, to revenge the defeat of his nomination it the Baltimore convention in 1844, by defeating he election of General Cass in 18-18. Ex-President Van Buren, by the action of the Baltimore convention, and that of the barnburners, it the present time, is placed in a somewhat singular position?one resembling very much that vhich John C. Calhoun, of South Carolinn, occu>ies. "When Mr. Calhoun was defeated by Geneal Jackson, he raised the standard of nullification, ind organized, in his own State, the nullifying >arty, which now, as a party, holds the most ultra riews on the subject of slavery; and ex-President i'an Buren. beimr defeated bv General Cass. has. vith the same motives, identified himself with the nost ultra anti-slavery principles. Mr. Calhoun akes ground against the slave, and Mr. Van Buren occupies the opposite position, and in the plenitude of his philanthrophy, jumps, at a bound, to the salt lakes of California,where he has planted himself is the especial guardian of the slaves that may lereafter be planted on their banks. The mass meeting of the barnburners will be leld in this city to-morrow, in the Park, it will uidoubtedly, in the present position of the political .vorld, be extremely interesting, exciting, and revolutionary. We shall report it faithfully and accurately, take the part of an umpire between the two sections, and see that no foul play is resorted to by either. The United States.?This noble steamer is now it her dock, at Peck slip, receiving her coal. She is in fine trim, and is certainly worth a visit from hose curious to examine the largest and most sujierb naval structure now aflont. She is to touch it Southampton on her way to Havre. We take pleasure in giving the following letter from one of her passengers, who is a Bostonian. It is the first testimonial we have ever recorded in tavor of a New York enterprise, coming fioni a native or resident of the town of Boston, and may, therefore, be regarded as indicative of a revolution which is evidently about to take place in the feelings of the inhabitants of that place. Steam lias accomplished wonders since its introduction upon the water; but its greatest work has been the partial, and eventually the final, removal of the deep rooted prejudices of our neighbors. The letter appears in the Botton Courier. On board Stfamhiiip United States, ) N. Y. Harbor. 30th May. 1848. \ To till: F.niTon or Tiir Boston ComiKM: Pear Sir?I send you, with thin, a few newspapers, which I hop? may prove acceptable. I trust they will U > > late a* any you will have received from the othvr sidr of the Atlantic; fori do not believe any boat afloat could have made the passage. under the Fame circuui iancen of wind and weather, in lens time than it has been done by this uoble ship. Without intending any disparagement of the admirable lino of boats between Boston and Liverpool. 1 must suv that, in all the essentials of an ocean steamer, the lotted States is not excelled by any. and in point of model, I regard her as decidedly superior. The peculiarity of her construction is in having along, flat floor, whereby greater buoyancy is obtained, and a light draft of water. Contrary to the predictions of almost all nautical men, this model has proved triumphantly successful. During the passage, we have had some ot the worst weather for cteaming that 1 have ever experienced, and the action of the boat lias been most admirable. 1 believe it to be almost impossible that this boat ran ever ship a sea, as she glides over tfee water, instead of plunging Into it, as sharp built boats must necessarily do. The engine has performed its work with admirable regularity. under a pressure of steam varying but little from ten inches, during the passage, the wheels making from eight to sixteen revolutions. The accommodations are superior even to those of the celebrated packet ships, and the table is hardly surpassed by our best hotels. In regard to the management of the boat, it is unnecessary to say more than that she is commanded by old Ilackstaff. who " expects every man to do his dutv:" and that he has most faithfully done his. in making hi* passe tiger* comfortable and happy, they will all moit cheerfully certify. It in truly gratifying to know that wc have at last got ati American boat worthy of American patronage; and if you or any of your friend* desire to make a pleasant yachting eicur*lon aero** the ocean, 1 coin mend you to the kind attention* of Captain Hack*tafT. Your*, fcc., A BOSTON1AN. Affairs In California. La Pa*. April 10, 1848. Capt. Steele, of the California regiment, made a descent upon San Antonio, on the 17th ef February, with 36 mounted inen. He left camp on the evening of the 10th. and at 8 o'clock the following morning, commenced hi* charge upon the head-quarter* of the enemy. Two officer* and a private were taken pri*oner*. Capt. I'inedo made hi* escape in hi* night clothe*, the surprise being so sudden that he had not sufficient time to dres* himself. Sergeant llipwood, of Company II. was killed, having received two ball* and a *everc bayonet wound, while himself and two other* were charging upon fifteen of the enemy'* men. He wa* a brave aud daring officer. Midshipmen Duncan and Wnlley, Sergeant Scolinu. a sailor and two marines, were rescued from the enemy, by whom they had been taken prisoner* ; all of whom arrived at (be camp on the morning of the 18th, having travelled 130 mile* over rough and *tony road*. The *hlp Isabella arrived on the 2'2d. from Monterey, with one hundred and fifty men. including < ompany D, with provision" for si* months, and $8<>00 for the (Quartermaster's and Commbsary's Department* It I* reported at l*a Pa* tlint the New York regiment i* to garri*on Mar.atlan as soon as volunteer* arrive to take the position now occupied by them. Mnjor Hardin having proceeded to Oregon with a vlow to rai*e 1000 men. and Lieut. Warner to the Salt Lake, a Mormon settlement ; and two Meutenant* are to be tried by general court martial forgamhling with the men. There hn* been an explosion of the magailne at Puebla de Angelo*. by which four men were killed, and evcral oilier* wounded I'pjier California i* very unhealthy; Lieut*. Warwick and Morehead are soon to start for home, both b^kitt *> the *lck list A detachment of 25 mounted men ill leave on the 23d for Zacatcca*. On the 2Mh of March, (he regiment halted before Todos Santo*, where no resistance of conaequenco wa* nlfercd ; ten of the enemy were killed, and ftO horses were takon from them After having taken po?Kesslon of Todo* Santo*, a detachment of 26 men started for Pan Jose At Todo* Santo* about 100 of the enemy were taken prUoncr*. and a large number of nrnm. For LivKitpoor..?The packet ship Wnphinfiton Irving, cleared to-day for Liverpool, with 6 cabin and 10 steerage pa?senger* tier cargo I* valued at between frt0,n00 and $70,000, of which $41,000 1* In lard ?Button Travtlltr. 'i**. iiim^jii < i w.i. m*rtr mw<?m I TSLWKAPBIC nrnUBERCE ! HIGHLY IMPORTANT^FROM .MEXICO. " j Peace Secured, and the Army Ordered Home. -1 Washington, June 4, 1848. A despatch, which has just been received from Petersburg^, bring* extracts from the New Orleans Delta, containing additional peace news. Orders had been issued calling in the outposts of the army, which expected to march for the coast between the 1st and 15th oi June. Gen. Persifer Smith has been appointed superintendent of the embarkation of the forces jit Vera Cruz. The.Treaty with Mexico?Expected Return or the CommlMloneni. Washington, June 4, 1848. There is as yet no positive news of the ratification of the treaty, although, from the advices received, there is every reason to believe confidently ; that it has taKen place. jieiinne intelligence is ex1 pected to-day. Mr. Sevier may be expected to arrive in this city before the'expiration of a week, as he had, at the date of the latest communication received from him, declared his determination to travel with all possible despatch to this city, immediately on the i ratification of the treaty. The despatch received last evening contains no news. Dreadful Stenuibont Accident. Wamiinotox, June 4, 1848. The steamboat Andrew Kenney. Capt. Miller, exploded on Tombigboe river last Sunday. Thirty persons were hilled or missing. twelve badly wounded, and two dreadfully scalded. The boat sunk soon after the explosion, and the wounded were conveyed to the Marine Hospital, whefb tho best medical attention was provided. Movements of General Worlli'N Division, die. I Washington, June 4, 1848. General Worth's division, it is statod on good authority. is to be ordered to California. The Union publishes a confirmation of tho ratification of peace wltk Mexico Weather terribly hot. Arrest of a Murderer. Philadelphia, June 4, 1848. A German named Conrad Vinton, was arrested yesterday In Baltimore county, Md., charged with tho murder of Mrs. Young, last week. The evidence against him is unmistakable. He had an accomplice who is not yet arrested. Delegates to the Whig National Convention. Phi ladelfhia, Juno 4,1848. There aro s groat many delegates to the Whig Convention on their way here?among others Governor Jones, of Tennessee. The law prohibiting the sale of liquor went into operation to-day, and the distress amongst the thirsty ones is terrible. Affairs of Yueatnn. Waiiiingto.* Citv, May 31, 1848. Sir?1 have seen with the deepest regret that tho Herald, so eminent for its impartiality, has iicceptod, as an established fact, the gross calumny that the whites of Yucatan have been the first in violatiug tho peace celebrated with the tribe of barbarians, headed by Jacinto Pat. This arbitrary and absurd report, made by a correspondent of La l'atria, of New Orleans, is spreading over the country. As some newspapers to which 1 havo had the honor to write, iu order to correct this calumnious account, disregarding the horrible aud overwhelming condition of my unhappy country, have neglected to publish my notes, In which all the facts were authentically established, I know not how to speak of such conduct. The truth is. sir. that Pst, on tho very day of the capitulation, sent his demoniac hordes to destroy tho rich and important towns of Iturbide. Zibalchen. and Manl, and to assassinate indiscriminately all the whits inhabitants. Colonel Baqueiro made some inefficient resistance at Iturbide, and fell back to Campeachy in a gloomy condition. Such is the fact which the correspondent of La Patria, without considering the atrocity of such a calumny, and without looking on its serious consequences, has misrepresented. Very unfortunate, indeed, is Yucatan.when her fate depends ou a mere parvenu, who has the coolness to thus mislead the public with his improper observations. Meanwhile. the horrible extermination of that country is going on with increasing fury and rage. Sir. the condition of Yucatan is desperate?the mar-snore of women and children, tho destruction of every the-moit bloody and formidable manner! No hope of salvation is left but in the speedy aud etfleacious assistance of the United States. We ask for arm* and ammunition in the fli>t place. Wo have not now the meunn to buy those articles; and when these means were, before, at our disposal. in the beginning of this stiugicle. we were notified by the agent* of the goj Trrumrnt of the United State*, and seriously threatened. should we introduce arms and ammunition in I the country. You can *ee all these facts in the document* ifcnt to the Senate by the President. The worst of ail i*. that the accumulation of thou| sand* of person* in \lerida and Cainpeachy, where all ! the resource* of the country are in the hands of the barbarians, has began to produce consequent misery and starvation. My countrymen have not arm*, nor ammunition, nor food. Cmi they defend themselves? In the name of humanity, freedom and civilisation, please you, gentleman, to publish these facts, using my name if you wish. I am yours very respectfully, JUSIO SIERRA. The extravagant invention of the Delta, *aying l'at is an Irish descendant, is a ridiculous one. The tribe of Pat has been for a long time known in the country by their ferocity and rapacity, and i* of pure and savnge Indian blood. Pat meanB, in the Mayo language, twin. Jacinto Pat never ha* been either a saint (San Jacinto Pat a* railed by the Delta) nor an educated tnan. He is, and ha* been, a savage, and a ferocious inhabitant of the mountains, and the father ot a numerous progeny of banditti and murderers. His first essay in blood was the assassination of the curato and the school master, sent by the government to hi* hamlet to instruct and civiliite hi* people. The government of Yucatan, in accepting the peace dictated by Pat, wished to *eparate hiai from another chieftain, called Cecllio Chi. who i* yet more ferocious than Pat himself City Intelligence. Tiie WtATiiim.-The thermometer in State street. Boston, Indicated HJI degrees, on the 2d Inst. Roiti and a Festival.?The most beautiful rose garden in this vicinity is that of the Mes>r*. Thorbur.t. at Astoria, L. I. Their rose tree* are now in full bloom, somo of them having no less than a thousand of the queen flower clustering in beauty and fragrance on their branche*. Among the varieties of the rose to be found in the garden* of the Messrs. T. are many of the kind so much admired iu the pleasure gardens of Paris. Beside* the attraction presented by the rose gardens, the ladies of Astoria present another. They are to hold a festival on Thursday next to aid the fund for building the new Presbyterian Church in their village. The festivities are to be celebrated under a large canopy upon a lovely green. The steamboat leaves Peck Slip for Astoria, und returns to the same place, several times each day Stuvvksant Stir a hk. ? Improvements are proceeding with rapid strides in the uorthea*tcrn section of the city, as will be observed by any one who will occasionally visit It. All that part lying north of Totnpkin* square and east of tho Third avenue, which but a few years ago was but a dreary waste, now present* a very different appearance. The Second avenue. e*pecially, i which formerly resembled tho Frenchman'* water lots. ! looked well enough a* laid down in the map*; but bc{ yond that there was little to bo see* or littlo to be ?xCected. In comparison with tho inagnilcent dwelling ouses that have bean erected in this avenue, which has been greavly improved and beautified by tho enclosure of a public square. known as Stuyvei-ant square, lying between 15ih and 17th street*. It Is divided in two parts by the Second avenue, and enclosed with a handsome, massive Iron railing. Tho two division* of thin square are of equal sise. and have been tastefully laid out lu grass-plot* and walks, and , ornamented with tree*, plant* and flower*. The ground enclo*ed wa* bequeathed to the city by the late ' Peter O. Stuvvesant. Ksii . on condition of these im provements being made, and which he was very anxlcus of feeing completed before hi* death. The Corporation luting very slow iu moving in thin matter, the donor, we believe, sued the Corporation and obtained a judgment for violating their agreement. The heirs of Mr Stuyvesant have, however. consented to release the Corporation from the p-tyinent of the judgment, amounting to several thousand dollars, provided a suitable fountain shall be erected at an early period in each section of the square Ifnder these circumstances, our city fathers cannot well do otherwise than accept of the proposition alluded to. an hy so doing, there will be I something gained for the money?*om? additional 1 attraction in this quarter; while by paying the amount of the judgment, the money would pass away, and that would be the last of It. On the west side of this square the Kpiscopallan* are now erecting a magnificent place of worship, called St Oeorge'a church, which, when completed. will bo one ?f the most splendid edificcs in the city. Those persons who have not yet visited this quarter of the metropolis, are recommended to take an early opportunity of doing so DiiTiKfiirisHKn Abkivai?Bishop Ilyrini arrived In town on Saturday last, from Uttle Hock Suicnifc.?Coroner Walters held an Inquert yesterday on board the brig Phoclan. lying at the foot of Vesey street, on the body of Thomiia Allen, captain of I the veMel. a native of Malno, and 47 years of nge. who was found dead in his berth early yesterday morning It appeared from the testimony of the mate that the deceased had been In a melancholy state of mind for the la<t two months, and complained to him that he. was not making any money for the owners, and should ruin them The day before, the deceased purchased a quantity of laudanum, whtoh he took without effect, l and feeling determined to take his own life, terminated * ' 1 LI f <-+? >^? ||I||| I ^ I II Ilt.?fc tl.-; Ms YitfUH' i. L| fiUttiiiK LI* thfnwi, with tt InHV Mr cj b?! left k wtft ?oil * f?ui!ly "? avium tun low. i at Thotnastou, HUH ff M?!h?. Tbn Jttf jr rcti^nKil * ? r?!?diet thti the dsccn*<'d ?mw to itU death Uy uuitta* bin throat while laboring under a nrlanchuly state of mind. a "Accidental I>Hriw*rxn.?The Cotoner h?Att an iu- ? ? a yesterday at the corner of South and Market ? streets. on tl>? b<?dy of Peter H<-yd. born iu New Jersey,, aud 2& year.* of age" The evidence educed before the r uruuer showed that thedecoased was last Monday in * ( a sail host. with several other*, wheu a Mjuall s ruck them.* and capsized the bunt iu buttermilk Channel; '1 the boat almost iiumediately went down, and the Iniiiatej were all .picked up by a boat from a ?chonner. near at baud, except the deceased, whore body haa e beenluissing until yesterday, when it was found float ? ing in the dock. The j ry rendered a verdict that ? ' the deceased ciAue to his death by accidental drown- ' lag." _ - . . . li Theatrical and Musical. li The world of theatre* and public exhibitions I 11 f quite a lively condition at present. Thewarmweii may now bo said failly to have set in, and in the lout;* 1 ,summer evenings people must have iom? amnsoment. j. New York managers are determined not to let them _ n lack for variety. Accordingly, we find each house () using its utmost endeavor to compete with Its neighbor. Quite an excitement has beeu raised us to who shall accomuK'.latc tlreir patrons In the bent style. tfnS from this competition the public are the gainers. Splendid fittings up. first-rate companies, and popular pieces, are tho rule at all of them.. . I'ahk Theatre.?To-piglit. closes the long man- , agement ff Mr. Simpson Kor thirty-eight long ( I years, through good times and bad times, has he been at the head of affairs at Old Drury. Younger competitors, however, ha\;e overtaken him at last, and ^ he Is about to retire. The Park may truly be said to have been the Cradle of the drama In the United States. How many splendid .performances have not Its old walls witnessed?how many millions of people , may wo not say have enjoyed themselves there .' Kor f an actor to have been well received at the Park has been Sufficient endorsement to pass him successfully throughout tho Union. Wo spuak now in the past tense; but under the skilful management of Mr. Hamh- # lin. who in future will regulate affairs there, we h ve lu> doubt It will go on and flourish as brightly as it ever did in times of yore. The love of the drama is \}ot dead in New York, despite the croakiugs of Job's comforters. who love to wag their heads, and talk of old ? times. The genius of tho American race consists ii^ their appreciation of the prosent and hope for the future, and this genius will be showu in the future fsrte I of the Park. Away, then, with vain sighs for the . downfall of the drama ; in a short time the old Park, rejuvenated, will hold up its head with the best of them, aud its walls will echo the applause and gratification of thousands, as formerly. To-night the per- ' formances will be for the benefit of the officers, attendants. fee., of the house ; it will be what is termed " ticket night." Mr. H. P. (Irattan has volunteered his services, and will play the part of Charles U. in the * . piece of that name, harry. Bass. Mrs. Dyott. Mrs. knight. Miss Kate Horn. Povey. and many other familiar faces, will tako parts in it. and also in the farces of the ' Hasty Conclusion," and"Simpson & Co." Let there be a bumber at parting. , Bowery Theatre.?1Tho engagement of ^Ir. J. R. Scott eommonced last week'under the most favorably auspicos; the house was crowded to the utmost every evening, and all went on merrily. Unfortunately, however, he was taken sick In the middle of the week, and was obliged to retire from his. engagemeat. Mr. Marshall, however, took hit parti, and gave universal satisfaction by his excellent performance of Othello * and Hamlet. Mr. Marshall is a most excellent porforer?he has the true gqnius in him, and he shows it in eveiy part be plays. To-night the splendid melodrama of u Khrensteiu" will be played. It is an adaptation of ' . James' interesting novel of that name, and the magnificent style in which it will be produced this evening will serve to add interest to this intensely exciting n*>ry. . . ' ; The comedy of tho " Deserter," and the drama of -Ho- .? ' fer,-' the William Tell of tho Tyrol, will be tlie iher ^ | pieces. Marshall. Dyott, Hall. Burke and all the com1 pany. in fact, will appear. Mr Hmnbllni ' termined | not to be behind the times i t Miter! tainments to his patrons. Chatham Theatre.?Since ufrau has had the t management of this houBQ. be achieved for it a i name and reputation, and it n looked on by the | I public as one of our first" rn heatres. Chanfrau, I himself, by his judicious*arranr mnts.untiring enterprise and tact, mutt receive much credit for having * thus raised it from suoh a poor plight as be found it in; | : : but the company which he has gathered around him, arc also, entitled to their share of the praise; they j have worked faithfully and perseverlngly?comedy, ! tragedy, drama, melo-drama, opera, farce, extravagan' za. all nave been well performed by them Hi?ld Varry, : Pardev. Winans. fee.?Mrs. Jones. Mrs. Booth. Miaa | Hildreth. kc . are all most excellent actors and actress- , II en?few theatres can bonst of a more harmonious and effective company. Chanfrau. himself, what need we say of him? Does not every one know him as the i most talented and rising young comedian of the d?y T ? ' He has emerged from comparative obscurity to the i full height of public favor. Mose will ever be looked on with a gracious eye. Excellent as that impersonation 1 is. however, we are persuaded he can act equally well ; la other parts?hi* Don CMW and i'arwiu were capital last wi-ek. He gons to Boston next week, and "New j Vork as it b" must then be withdrawn. To-night, it wiU l>e performed with several ottpr amusing pieces. Nim.o'*?A?tor Placf.?To-night will be the open- . ing one of this new summer theatre. Niblo is determined that th? present season shall outdo any of thprevious ones at his old stand. The s|Acndid houswhich he can now offer to his patrons, is certainly * vast improvement on his other house. The O,' ,!J| House, as is well known, was built with every pos. iL.. accommodation and luxury in the way of seats, lie., as the visiters to it will find. The Viennolso children open the season ; it will be positively their last engagement previous to return!ug to Kurope. and will be marked by the production of all their favorite and brilliant dances. Mr. Chippendale and Johu Srfton are also engaged, the one as acting, the other as stage manager ; both of them are such favorites that we. need do no more than announce their engagement. ' Mr. Walcott also is engaged ; he too is anoth-r great favorite, and the re?t of the dramatic company is made up ot established favorites. To-night, then, the Viennoise children will dance, and the farces of" the Man without a lirad." and '* a lloland for an Oliver," will be played. In the first. Mr. Walcott is capital as Mr. Oblivious Top. and in the latter, < hippendali-'sp* rform ance of old Sir Mark has always been esteemed a perfect piece of acting. John Sefton will play Fixture, , and Walcott will also take a part. With a bill like this, the house will certainly be filled. Castlf. Gardisx.?-This magnificent placo will be thrown open this evening as a summer theatre, tha * most elegant and appropriate oue, probably, that New York has ever possessed. Wo havo, on previous occasions. alluded to the alterations and improvement a* * which the proprietors have made in tho way ot a stage of sufficient capacity?arrangements for tha ready transmission of sound throughout the building?the engagement of a first-rate company, under the management of that experienced theatrical tactician, (Jeorge Holland; and therefore we need only say that I 1 our citizens have offered them a place of amusement which is probably the most splendid, vast and elegant that there is in the world. The cool and refre?hing from the bay will preclude the possibility of imperfect ventilation ; and. as for overcrowding, ten thousand people can be accommodated without the slightest inconvenience. By referring to the advertisement. it will be seen that to night the season will commence with a first-rate bill. The elegant, fascinating and beautiful danscusc, Mad Augusta, will appear in several favorite daitccn. and two most amusing and interesting dramatic pieces will be performed. Christy's Mimstiikls.?Among the many new places of amusement opened every week, Christy's band still I hold their own. They sang the winter in and out, and now will probubly sing the summer through. They are the most popular darkles that ever handled banjo or bones, (i. Christy has recovered from hissickness. and will appear ngaia this evening with the others. Of course their bill is us amusing as ever. Bantard's Panorama.?This work is still the admired object of hundreds of visiters. As the canvass is , rolled and unrolled, many are the exclamations of de- * light from those who recognise familiar spots, and much is the admiration bestowed on it as a most superb work of art. Strangers in town ought not to omit visiting it. There will be an extra exhibition this afternoon at 3 P M . the proceeds of which are to be appropriated for the benefit of that excellent Institution for the Helief of Aged Indigent Kemales -let It therefore be well'ya-. ' tronised at that hour. Mri.onroi - The rush to thin place of amusement I* a* great (in ever; the genteel manner in which the entertainment* arc got up In n great feature In the place, antl the amusing nature of these entertainment* cannot fail to plea*o every one. I<nw Iiit?lllg<-?< ?>. j Court op Ukkf.rai. Stmmn-Before Recorder Scott j and Aldermen Carnley and Hatfield ?The regular, term of this court will open thin 11 o'clock, and the following calendar of criminal*!* returned to the court, by the keeper of the city prison. who are now confined in prinon. awaiting Judical proceeding*: ? Kergery 4i: disorderly home. 1; grand iii.reny. Itl; burglary. 7; abandonment. 1; ha*tardy and bigamy, 1; petit larceny. 1; Infanticide. 1; soliciting emigrant pa**engcr* without a license. 1; forgery, grand larPnny and embexilement. 1; attempt at burglary. 2; attempt at larceney. 1; attempt at arson. 1; attempt at rape 1?total, 87 case*. Poller Intelligence. Volitf Rtturnt?The whole number of person* arre*ted and returned to the police court*, yesterday, amounted to sixty-seven ? of which fifty were for drunkenness, five for petit larceny, four for vagrancy, four for assault and battery, one for felony, and two for grand larceny. Charge ?J Felony.?K man named Tatr'ck Hlley wa* arrested yesterday, by officer* David and Horan. of the * fith ward, charged with k??< ping powder in hi* house. and by the explosion of which a girl named Wisely w??. , killed. He was held for examination Grand Imi (rntf.?Thomas I.ynigh was arrested yesterday. and coniinitted to prison. on a charge of stealing !M>0 in gold from Joseph Hatemau. Theft i>f Money.-- \ ysung Frenchman. named Frhnels I'armat, wa* arrested yesterday, by officer* Kclle- t man and Casey, ?.f the 4th ward. charged with rtenling 1 f40O, In doubloon*, from Joseph Br??Toort, at the I",agio J Hotel, In Day street. He was committed to prison. * JL