Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 25, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 25, 1848 Page 2
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MEW YORK HERALD.! Mtt-WMtCarntr of Fulton and Haaaau Ma* J4WK1 UOHUUN UKS.VKTT, proprietor. RTECUl. M/rli ru THE WORLD. THE" OAIL * HERAIJ*? Three rdituni n>T> Bum, fw -tntt Mr a** $7 W \er /n./mifi I he WUK.VJVi EDlTHJ^f if ntluM ?? 1 eeloek. and dutti'rutrd before brrakfiit; the Aril LVITIHS en n fcr 4 id of the umbnw a/ 1 Work. .i?W RVF.SING WDlTtUNat S o clock. THE U EEKLY HERALU?'Every Raturday. for , ircul lfin. o? the American Cmdinent??^ee-Jl ,er copy, $3 11" S rrr mi*, fl?r| ilenm packet day for European nreul Hurt; fe> pre annum, to include (V pottage. 'Die F.ur.tpeam edition will be printed in the French and Euglir 4 lanooagcr. ALL KDrTIONd to eontain neue reetiral ft- the moment of did. LETTER8 by mail, far iiibirrtptio ?*, or town nil, to be pvt paid, or the pottage wiil be dedu. ted from Hm roan rototff?i. 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Domhev iiu Boh?Revolt or the Sextons. CASTLI GARDEN, Battery,?Mvsical Entertainments ?Coamor alias. ac, KELOBEON, Bowery?Virginia Minetr via?XrHior: an bwcinc, kc. panorama hall, Broadway, near Hositoa?biktaw"! panorama OF TH? MlflKI.HSlI'PI AM) Miaoot-hi. MINERVA ROOMS, Broadway.?Pasoraha or General Tailor's Mexican Camtaign. PANORAMA HALL. corner Broadway and Walker street.? aniscton s Sacred Diorama* or the Creation and SlLl'GE SOOfTTY LIBRARY?3 Aura ria's Minstrels? Ethiopian Singinc?Orni.Dgi i Dancing, fee. New York, P'rlday, Auguit 45, 1848, Actual Circulation of tlta Herald* Rngwrt 24, Dmreday 21,408 copies TEe publication of the Morning Edition of the lieruId com traced yesterday at 10 minute* past 3 o'clock, and timshod at 84) Dilute* post C o'clock; the fir*t Afternoon Edition oommenced at 10 minutes l ?st 1 o'clock, and fiuished at 10 minutes before 2 o'clock: the second at 3 o'clock, and UuUked at l.*> miLBte* past 3 o'clock Martin Van liurcu's Acceptance. Wc give on the fourth page of to-day's llrahl, ex-President Van Buren'a letter to the committee of the Buffalo Convention, who were deputed to conmiunicnte to him Ins nomination by titat body as a candidate for the Presidency. It is an interesting document, at the present time, and, as a matter of curiosity, is probably worth perusal. The sentiments therein contained may be taken as part of the creed of the new free soil party. The Steamers. The Sarah Sands is in her eighteenth, and the Britannia in her thirteentlt diy. We may expect 10 receive news by one, or both, at any moment. Sympathy for Ireland. The strong excitement which the late news from Ireland created in this city, continues with undi. minished intensity among the Irish population. Another great demonstration of popular sympathy, as will be seen by our report, took place last night .in Vauxhall Gardens, and although there were 110 additional " last words'" from the scene of action the enthusiasm was not inferior to that which was manifested on Monday night. Attempts were made to confirm the astounding intelligence which appeared in one of our contein poraries: but to any man ot dispassionate judgment and calm reflective faculties, the corroborative evidence was of very little weight. Betas nothing is more disagreeable in any question which rouses the passion of mankind, than to take up a position which does not directly tally with the vehement feelings of the people, we have purposely refrained from checking the unbounded excitement, as in all probability, another day, or perhaps a shorter period, will enable us to pronounce with certainty cn the truth or falsity of the rumor. It wilj be seen by tue communications of the correspondents during the la~t few days, in Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and other parts of the f rnion, that in those places the news was entirely disbelieved. Joining, then, as we do the cool and refecting portion of such of the Irish residents her? a? we have spoken to on the subject, in thinking this letter to have no other foundation than the floated imagination of the writer, it does appear to us that the sneers of several of our cotcrnporaries are prompted more by anti-Irish feehnua than a laudable desire to ridicule imposition. A/Ion,, .if In... nii.t lalinivrl .ll. uisitions, to prove that it is utterly impossible for the Irish people to escape from the Lrrasp of Ihitish j?ower; but from the relish and ill-concealed delight that run through their articles, we very much fear that the wish is father to the thought. We have no hesitation in pronouncing this letter?and. tor the sake of the Irish people, we wish we could think differently?to be of a similar chu- ' racterto that which threw Liverpool and London in a panic a few days before the departure of the steamer. 15ut should it be contrary to our carefully formed opinion and wishes?contrary to the cool, deliberate judgment of those who know Ireland well, and who are intimately acquainted with the leader- of the Irish people?turn out to be no fabrication, what cause is there for astonishment? llo. o .1 .. ).? l??. r ... no instances of terribh- slaughter! lias Paris, Jlerlin, Vienna, and Milan, escaped from our memory? Have the well-trained, \vell-equ:p|>ed Etanding armies of llurope, prcaei-ted such an invincible front to tin uj>-roiiscd energies of the undisciplined millions, that resistance to soldiery is in future to hs adduced u- evidence ot folly ! Or is Ir'-land alone, of all the nations of Kurope?Ireland, whose son9 have reaped laurels in every zone, from the equator to the poles, and on every battle field in the old and new world?are they alone to be considered incapable ol driving ou" the tyrant that has so long oppressed them in their beautiful island! Ireland is tn a very different jarsition now from what she was in 17!**, when she made the las struggle to gain her inde|>endcnce. There is not or rather there was not lately, we admit, that cordial union among the (Mipular forces which we should like to see among a people struggling for their nationality. The cl< r jy ol the people, true o their calling, have been backward in countenancing any movement of a physical tendency; and the ' rangemen of the north have given but a very partial adhesion to the jiopular cause. 1 Jut care- 1 fully examining every circumstance o* an untavo- , rable character, we see no real cause why success i -hould he doubted. In 17!**, Ireland had not a | population of three million*?she has now eightTb> pie of that period had gone through several courses of coercion acts, insurrection and arms bills?like the present generation?while they were neither so well organized nor so well educated. And what wh- the result! Why it took 175,H0<J of the llriti h forces to keep down two t ouDties; und so irresistible is liberty against slavery, however backed by numbers, hud the insurgents been temperate, und followed up the advantages which they gained Jin -veral engage mente, it is the opinion of numy that the work would not hate to be done over ugnin now If the Ti ic>h he only true to themselves, and pull together with nuttonHl unanimity, there nppejr t > be the strongest grounds to expect that they will be tucce awful. The English army, which is one half Irish, is reported to be wavering in its allegiend their is not a town ,n England that does ferrison ol Irish luborers, who v . i commenced, make u '<! ?Im>- i h h half of their conn in k< o?l l oDun. y " lri>h' til * fi' i rs 'in' : on i" . ' a. > ^ Thr PoUUuii and of " Mm*. We have, from day to day, since the arrival of the lust steamship, published our voluminous European correspondence, to which we commended ! an attentive perusal, and which is very interesting, especially that portion relating to France The republic of France may, we think, be considered safe. The reaction in the public mind, lit favor of monarchy at no distant day, which was so confidenily predicted by the English press, with hardly one eaceptton, has not occurred ; and although Paris is yet in a state of siege, according to proclamation, internal peace prevails. The Founentes are subdued, and resolved into almost nothing; trade and commerce are reviving from the shock which they sustained by the revolution, uuu uy nw lurm id nvii vfi . uitc , uiC gU\ THIIlCm ! is strong, having a large majority in the National | Assembly; and the national credit stands high, I and is daily becoming better. Indeed, although it | is but a lew months sini e the old and rotten fabric I of monarchical government in that country was i repudiated and overthrown, and although the new i government have had to cope with un insurrection, i the magnitude of which is almost without a parallel, ! that country presents 11 spectacle of order, quiet j peace, strength, and probable durability, which is i wonderful to behold. There cannot be any doubt that Gen. Cavaignac, ! who is the head ol the present government, has I eontnbuted mainly to bring about this state o^. 1 things, lie was aided and assisted, to be sure ; but it was his firmness, promptitude, and sagacity which produced order out of chaos, and government out of anarchy. The executive government i which nrcccrh'H his nKQumnfmn nf the roin?~?f* nr^? 1 vemment.were not e<jual to the emergencyin which ( they were placed. They were unsuited for the 1 occasion, having shown weakness indecision, limidity, and temerity, iroin almost the moment | when they were installed into office. Had they shown the firmness which has characterized Gen. Cavaignac, the revolution of June never would have occurred, and would have been nipped in the | bud, alter its first symptoms were develojted.? j When it did break out, General Cavaignac, in ! whose elevation at that time we think the hand of l'rovidence is visible, was the soirit to suppress it ! and to restore order. The putting of Paris in a ' state of siege was a master stroke of good policy. ! Its good fruits are already apparent. It was, we j think, the very salvation of the republic. There t 's no time fixed for its termination, and it is pro' biddy just as well that there is not. If General j Cavaignac and the government members of the I National Assembly are pure and honest, of which i we think there can be no doubt, that measure can with propriety and good results, be continued in force lor an indefinite period of fine. While it is in operation, the resources of the country will be gradually developed ; she angry passions which so recently instigateJ the masses in the capital will I Buosiae, renecuon win ioiiow, tlie people and the masses will see the lolly ol seeking, at the bidding ot a few designing leaders, to achieve by ulood what it is no: in the nature ol things they can never attain. The result will be, that when the proper time for the rescinding it the proclamation of siege shall have arrived, perfec' order and <pnet j will prevail, and the people can be safely entrusted j with the exercise ol their rights as republicans j and freemen. When that time shall have come, the last knell ofjnonarchy in Europe will be rung, i The English press, while ailecting to admire and I praise General Cavaignac, by whose happy intervention the insurrection ol the communists was crushed, are at the same time using every means in their power to undermine him, and shake the confidence of the French people in him. They wish to pave the way lor his deposition from power, and the substitution in his stead ot another; for they perceive that under his auspices France promises to realize the most sanguine expectations of the friends ol liberty throughout the world. This is just such a coarse ot conduct as might be expected from the newspaper press of monarchical England. There is every reason to believe that he has saved the republic from the create.t curs; that could befall it; that he has, by his energy, thrown to the winds the web of destruction which the monarchists and aristocrats ot J.urojic had so furtively, yet widely, wove around his country; and hence the desire to depose him. This accounts lor their attempts to undermine him : but he his shown the fallacy of their calculation-, lie is I stronger than e\er in the estimation, and we may ' add, the uflection-, <>i the people and their repreI seiitatives ; and France to-day, through his agency, is the strongest nation in liiurope. There is probably no man living, at the present time, on whom I so much responsibility rests as on this mail. He is the cloud by day and the pillar of lire by night, to the advocates ot human freedom throughout linrope. Helias already immortalized hini-elf; and if it should happily occur that through his instrumentality France shall go she has g urn on since his advent, hi- name and his memory will Le blessed for all time to come. JI- will occupy a niche in ihe temple of immortality. "Watcii tip: Ln< i.v>iann:?.? We have had occasion so frequcutlv to record numerous instances of destruction of property,in this and the neighboring cities, by fire, the manifest work of incendiaries, that we feel astonished with what ease th"se reckless plunderers seem to del^ the laws and baffie the police. In the many caries of arson which come up before our law courts, the law appears to be administered with too much leniency m cases where the loss ol life has not heen the re. suit; and thus, many a would-be assassin and plunderer escape Ins due punishment. Our |>o|ice, as a body, are a pretty efficient check upon those marauders that nightly prowl about our streets; but yet the night patrol are not sufficiently strong to prr tect the lives and properties of our ci. tizons, w here a systematized plan of action is evidently set on foot by hordes of these plunderers. Any person w alking through some of our smaller branch streets, would be forcibly struck with the ' exposed manner in which some of the houses are mc?ssarily left, tor want of a more extended night force. This could be easily remedied by increasing that peculiar branch; and thus life and property would be more secure. It i- lolly for those who chatler about economy, in this department, to look blindly on when audi seem ? as thos we arc so frequently doomed to witmliy fire, present themselves, olten (lie remit of accident or neglect, hot oft ner the result r.i the well-practiced hand of the incendiary. The 'ate agitation on the snbject of the death penalty /or crime, has given a confidence to this class of men, which makes them more reckless than in former years ; and if there were less scruple in this respect, we are firmly of opinion there would he less of this dreadful species of crime. The incendiary is not only a robber by profession, but he is a murderer in the worst sense; for lie makes his aerc.'ard of human life subservient to his thirst for plunder?he prowls, and steals, and plunders in the dark. In this large and populous city, there is no more dangerous enemy, and none th at requires to be watched with such untiring vigi1. nee. VPc should have no niggard economy, therefore, in th< tudicious and enlarged distribution of the police force who form the night patrol , in this city. It is not the open and extended spaces 1 that alone require to be watch* d with cure ' ? it is no! the largest and wealthiest i - I talhshments ; but the nooks, and corners, 1 and avenues, that afford a cover for the many . u-picious looking vagrants that nightly < to and fro in our very midst. The incendiary | caught in the act, ought to be dealt summarily l w ith in all cases, and it would soon operate beneficially?far more so than in parading the oliender I through a mock trinl, upon the charge of " attempt j to commit ?r*on." He who attempts the crime, i ,? I 7 My guilty ; for ii llCftth Of ' destruction to property has not been t ic result, the culprit is not to be credited for it. When ?e wmess such awful devastations of property, and such frequent losses of life, by fire, accidental, or otherwise, we feel that we cannot be too careful in calling attention to the importance of the entire subject, and giving their due share o' credit to our police and tire companies lor the vigilant manner in which they discharge their duties, with a force so small in comparison to the great area within which they are compelled to act during their nightly patrol. Ourl'ire Pep irtnient, too, ure eminently worthy of commendation for their efficiency ami zealous attention to their duties : but the scantiness of the night police patrol, and their consequent inability to render instant service s, lias onen ueen tne cause 01 vas. losses 01 projvriy, and also losses of life. This matter should he looked into. Anothkk Act of Inhumanity?Tiik Necessity i ok Small Pox Hospital.?We frequently hear of eases of sickness from small pox, attended with circumstances which would disgrace the wildest Indians at the West, or the savage inhabitants of Africa. The other day we heard of a patient being actually thrown into the street, ta live or die, as the case might be, shelter and attendance having been refused to him ; and, were it not for the pin* lanthrcpy of one of our citizens, the individual probably would have died, from neglect and exposure. A similar instance has come to our knowledge, which reflects dishonor on our city, and unutterable discredit on a member of the medical profession. It appears that a young man felt indisposed for lliree or lour uays, ana ousnwiig a rusii ui cru|?tion on Ins urms, he was advised to apply to a physician at once, and inquire the nature of his ailment. The name of one of our doctors was men I tioned, and straightway lie repaired to his ofHce Alter stating the symptoms, and exhibiting the eruptions oft his body, this hopeful disciple of .Hsculapius immediately pronounced that it was a case of small pox ; and, instead of prescribing for him, or giving him any advice, he ordered him to leave his establishment instanter. As might be expected, the young man was thunderstruck at the manner of the doctor, and could not comprehend it, or the order to depart. He was soon, however, relieved ut all doubts, by a repetition of the order, Finding that he would be obliged to leave, he enquired if he could not get admission into the hospital, and was informed that he could not. He then sought the street, and wandered up and down, knowing not what to doFinally, he reached the Battery, and whilst turn" ing over in his mind the treatment which he had received from this doctor, whose name untortunately we have not learned, he concluded to drown himself, rather than die in the streets of this moral and Christian city, by disease and neglect. Happily, before he put his determination into effect, he observed a benevolent looking colored man, to I whom lie imparted full knowledge of Ins situation, unci promised him that if he would take care of hitn during his sickness, he would remunerate hint. If he died, his friends, he said, who lived at a distance, would do so. The kind-hearted | RfJsTC, thereupon, acted the part of the Samaritan, took the destitute and unfortunate young man to his humble home, and attended him until he recovered. Comment on the outrageous conduct of this medical man is scarcely necessary. We regret exceedingly that his name has not been furnished to us; we would publish it in full, so that he might receive his deserts from an indignant public. Our principal object, however, in reciting the details of this case, is to direct the attention of the public to , the necessity of making some provision for the j attendance und comfort of small pox patients other I than we have. < )ur city is filled with boarding i houses and hotels. Instances of this kind hie j likely to occur at any time, and if the uulortunate : patient is in tin; house of some persons, no mercy ! is shown to him. Measures tor his immediate removal, to the streets, if no where else, are taken, ' I and he is packed oil' as expeditiously us possible, j I to do- of negket. This certainly should not be. ' I We boast a good deal of our liberality and ! : humanity. We have societies for the suppression j i of drain drinking?for the conversion of the | heathen in foreign lands; we have various be- ' ncvolent institutions, which are partly supported ! by individual contributions, und why should we not have an hospital where due care and attention would he bestowed on patients sick with small \~ pox ! We do not l?-lieve there is a city in tilworld hut this, where sick people are turned out ! ot doors, and left to die in the streets, because J they are affected with that loathsome disease, ' nnall pox. The Steamship A cam a once more.- One of the i pusjengers onboard the Acadia, at die time of her I recent detention by the fog, has sent us the subjoin- t cd communication : which, notwithstanding otirin. clinalion to let the matter rest where Capt. Stone's letter left it. we feel constrained to publish, from a j smse of justice to all parties:? BoiTojf. Aug. 22.1849. To rni Emfon or- the Herald :? ijitn Sir Vou will doubtless consider that ijuite enough has already been raid and written en the subject ot the unpleasant difficulty which occurred on j board, the \cadia recently ; but I am sure you will readily waiTe that consideration. if the additional'proof I am about to offer is such as to satisfy you that your late acquittal ol ( apt Stone, and the Acadia's agents, from all blame a as based upon erroneous information, furnished by interested patties. If this affair was of sufficient public importance to authorise what has b? en publi hed. It i- clearly essential that the decision ot tile public should be in accordance with justice and liuth If. in detaining the mails and passengers, the on Tit (tin nr 1 ntront* fliil nn mr.m tho ? I*.. ~ I i tb<-ni to do. which i.s tbb Herald't final summing up of ; lb- matter then the passengers who let off ho much 1 indignation on the occasion. occupy a very awkward. , ! not t<> -ay ludicrous position, before the public. Such ' | a position I Jonot.aa oncof tli?m. desire to ocoupy. I for It is wholly undeterred ; as 1 think I cau very soon convince you and your renders. I The ground upon which you exonerate the agents . of the steamer from the charge of unnecessary delay in landing the passengers is, that they wore only carrying out certain provisions of the laws relative to public lit hi ill forbidding the landing of passengers until tho health officer has visited the vet sal. On enquiry. you will find tha' the law you quote, is applicable luainly to vessels having some contagious disease on boaid. But this is immaterial. It is a notorious tact here. and. I doubt not. in New York also, that th< se British mail steamers have always been considered an exceptions by the health officers ; and hero they , have ut all times been allowed to land passengers at ' their pleasure, by complying with a law of tho Com i monweallh requiring the commander of each steamer ( to retuin a certified list of his passengers, within S4 , hours afttr arriving in port to the - Allen ( ornmis- 1 slon< r." twill here Insert a copy of a note, received ( ii> nm-wer to one addressed to said commissioner, en- t qiiitmg what the practice has been in reference to the t Cur.ard steamers :? j (Copy.) ! r\ c ? . Bo*ton, Auir. 23, hk t T)f ah . m rem the fii'jnirki in your note, anil the coim?r> , "? * WUh m-'1 "m ?" Itcve that J..U would as- I *1.1 1' 1 .1 , r'*"- n7"ie on heard or the royal mail s'-amer J i'r JS ? ?Pi ITl ? a"* *,'ncJr ?1 minwhile Ivin* in 1 . n vA. to whHi 1 in out r tf.illy nmwer. thnt I Imvo * ?1i" ; and will atats furth.r, that i t m rVe revJi min .1L ' cn .by me. on hosrl ol . ither d - . ung anon law, worn ir.w / hti-been enforced so far estop |?iro a list <>f pas--users, under _ <>al1>, willjln i*enty four haute ?.f the errtvul Hut no oflinur ! . from thie iirpirinvnt boarded the stonmer Acadia uuti! l.-nfi i after sh" lied landtd )icr|4Menr i s. tl (bin.'d) J. 11. Ml NRoE. Alien Cummiuioncr. a Another fact proves still more strongly that a re- * gard, .either for the health or alien lnws, did not con- e tr"l tiio action of Capt Stnnn and the agents. When * the Acndta did reach the duck, her passengers weru | <1 aliened to go on shore without the presence of nny ! >' alien or iienith officer ; and it is not u little strange. . 11 villi all the pretended rautinn in respect to the laws * on this subject. that even the list of passengers, re?|nired ? to be lurnisbed within 24 hours after arriving. *?' ^ not returned to the proper authorities till eight days ?] had elapsed' Another fact, <|Ulte as conclusive, mint rrot be omitted. While the passengers were a?sem- tl bled in the saloon. Dept. Stone read to tliein, a# lid * said, injustiflcatson or his own course, a note received ' a few hour* previously, frcin S. S. Lewis. Es?|. It ran " in substance tlinr ( (nr. Shim -IftnJd wn the s learner f>r the nails, v -u ?, sill allow eo article, or any Hilar, or any p ron whatever, to ' tcmo tip In her. The late law of Congress is very lirLt, and w must ice tlint it is carried out. ' c ' The law of Lomrri-sis very strict'! What ground 1' s there, then, for the pretence that a fear of any run- J1 uieipnl law or regulation gov rned the e induct of the,e | ' , cut Is men? In addition to this. I apt Stone stated, K' Jtrectly after the reading of the letter from Mr. Lewis, J1 that he had received similar Instructions from Liver- i >* [,ool Nor did he. at any time during the twenty-four J1 iioure of the detention, condescend to late to his | " passengers the ground:! of his refusal to permit them , K' to land. ' '* The truth Is. Mr. Lewie and bl* captain, after search- | * log In vain for a plausible pretest in the laws of Con- , f]' jress for their singular course, sei/.od hold of the , d' locu st shadow of an arouse, which vanlahee the In- i ? itant it te touched, and is of amorelliiu y and vapid i J" :ens)?tcB?v than the fogs of Lynn hay. A PASSENOKH. I Cl SYMPATHY FOft Z&fiLAND. ANOTHER ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING. Contributions Pouring In. Ac. Ae. As. Pursuant to notice, the friends of human freedom held another meeting, at Vauxhall Garden, in this city, last evening, tor the purpose of collecting money, tor the assistance of the jieople of Ireland, in their struggle with the haughty, insolent, and upstart monarchic aristocracy of England, it was not expected that the assemblage would be so large as others that have convened there on similar occasions, on account of the lack of corroboration ot the exciting news which was recently published in una country, announcing mat a serious conniet had taken place between the Irtsh people and the Ehglish troops, in which the former were triumphant ; still lite large room of Vauxhall was crowded to overflowing, and a spirit that could not or would not comprehend the possibility of an Irish defeat, animated the assemblage. The contributions slice the meeting on Monday last, together with the subscriptions of the evening, amounted to the large sum of four thousand dollars and upwards, a considerable portion of which was transmitted from distant places, A few minutes after the time appointed, (8 o'clock.) the meeting was called to erder. James W. Wiiite, Esq , was appointed Chairman, and Messrs. Richard S. Emmktt, C. A. Shea, C. Davis, and A. Clark, Secretaries. On taking the chair, Mr. White said that he would state to all who are engaged iu this, which he hoped will be a successful cause, that there is a very intense interest attached to it at the present time. The movement for Irish independence has, we kuow, commenced. We have received many accounts which crcumstances tbat bad taken place on the other side of the water, previous to the tailing of the last steamship. and he hoped and believed that they will soon be satisfactorily cleared up We shall very soon have intelligence, which will atford us indications as to the true condition of matters there. It is very difllcult, jea, it is almost impossible, in the present state of matters in Ireland?taking into consideration the means employed by government to keep us and the rest of the world in ignorance of what transpires in Ireland, and to keep the people of one part of Ireland in ignorance of what occurs in anothi r part?t is almost impossible to ascertain what is the true and actual state of affairs in our country. We have had accounts from there, which, if we could place reliance on tbein, are of a most cheering character; und, ou tbe other band, we have had accounts, emanating ffcm Knglisliinen,und from paid agents of the Knglish government, in which the grossest misrepresentations, and the most insulting and ridiculous statements have been made, respecting the conduct of the Irish pet pie These latter uccounts bear ou their face indubitable evidence of falsehood; and although the Irish direc'ory cannot say, and never have said, that full reliance cun be placed on the favorable accounts wbich have been received, aud which are calculated to cheer the hopes of thd friends of Ireland, yet we do say that there is strong gr-und lor hoping that they hare a foundation in fact, and that the sDirit of resistance to ounression. has been successful in a conflict with the forces of the government. (Much applause.) A great deal has boeu said in the newspaper press, of a character hostile to our caute. and hostile to the progress of free principles, but the character of the iQtelligeuce received is favorable to our hopes for Ireland. (Cheers) In some of these statements, imputations were thrown out that the letter published in the Tribune was manufactured here in New Voik for ibe^occatioa : but he, the speaker, had seen that letter?the Irish directory h id examined it carefully, and it does impliciicly believe that it was written in tho city of Dublin and that it was a genuine letter. (Ureat applause.) lie would further say on the port ot the directory on this point as has before been said, that although there can be no doubt as to the genuineness of that letter; still, the details could be no more than rumors which were afloat in Dublin among the people there, at the time when it was written, and that tui reports which it contains found believers ataong the people thero. (Applause.) AVe have never said more than this?that the prevalence of such reports was eucourugiog, and he hud every hope that further accounts would bring to us cheering intelligence that the people were up and in conflict with the government lorces, and that the contest in which they were en gageu wouiu ue successiui. ai an events, we snail soon be informed as to the truth of those reports. For mjself, I cannot help entertaining the conviction, after a careful examination of all the circum-fauces, and all the intelligence that has conic to hand, that that the ) eople of ,'icland are resitting the government, and that they were malting an attempt to achieve the independence of their native land. (Great app.ause.) The accountsjTioiu the other side contain as much as induces us to believe they are gross misrepresentations. The Kcglish newspapers are filled with accounts that sub-inspector Truut and forty policemen have suppressed the rebellion, and yet the very latest accounts by electric telegraph show that largo bodies of troops were moving from one point to another?that they were cut tip with fatigue?that they were obliged to sleep on their arms; and yet they would have us believe that the attempt of the people of Ireland to achieTe their independence hail been suppressed in this manner. Taking all those circumstances into consideration, and another which we find stated in the F.nglish papers at the latest date, that a rumor existed that the barrack of L'ashel bad been taken by the people, and a large number of the police killed,?I say, taking all thoen circumstances In connection, we have inducements from all sides to believe that the people bate taken the stand, which, as patriotic people, they ought to take under the cilcuuntancc* in which they are plawed. We hare cause tohope, and placefuil faith in the success ofthe exertion.- which the people of Ireland are nuking; and 1 trust that the intelligence which we shall soon rective, will justify those hope?, and that the success of the cause of Ireland and "of liberty will be so indubitably proved a* to render it impossible to damp the aider of their friend? here.] Mr. CutitLc* O'Convor then road the Items of subscription that hud been received since the meeting on Monday evening last. Hum win. h we learned that .sir. A SUrkdale Lad transmitted the sum of $40; the friends of Ireland in Schenectady. $100; the friends of Ireland in reektkill, $2o0: snbserlption at a preparatory meeting in Schuyler, Saratoga Co.. $-"<; the friend- ot In land, at their first meeting, in Biiighampton N V'.. $?)0; and the friends of Ireland in Philadelphia. $2-')00, having also $1300 on hand, which would probably be added to the next subscription that will ccmc from that source. At Cold Spring. Now York, the um ol $102 To hud been collected and transmitted fr?mthe Charles tiavan Duffy Club, of Brooklyn. $171 80. and from the city of Syracuse. $70 in the whole, making $3,804 60, In*addition to the aims contributed at the lnueting then present, which would I robably swell the amount to four thousand dollars Mr. 1'iiom t? Muovrv was then called upon, and said, le thefriends of Ireland present, that ho was one of themselves. and that he had good news to communicate totbem. (Applause) He firmly believed that the Irish people are not beaten in their conflict with the government; and, what is more, he believed that they will not be beaten. He had just returned from a meeting which was held at a place two hundred miles dis taut, nnd hi' bail the gratification to report that the mm ot fear hundred dollars was collected there in a | cinwil of miscellaneous people who were called to- i getlioron the spur of the moment. (Great applause | and iries of" well iloue.") The treasurer will be here \ immediately and wilihand in the money. (More applau-e.) He are bound, he said, to present every i leaturu of good news in our possession, in order to i stop the torrents of eolumny. that the agents of tho i Kngdsh government are endeavoring to pour on the Iriends of Ireland's cause. That government has its tried papers here, nnd I will mention their names? there Is the JVeio York Erpters, (three groans for the } T.jpn ?>, boob, rooh, boo.) which is but a second i union of tho J.ondoiI Times, the Morning Herald, the * Dublin Evening Mail nnd other Shnicneen (laughter) 8 papers in Ireland. Then there is the Journal of Cam>nnee, (booh, roo. boo ).wliich is specially retained to f Ian,age the movement in favor of Ireland, and to ) Liaduce every man eonnoctcd with it ; but there are men conncctod with this cause, who ire invulnerable in every point of view, and men U *ho cMBOt be driven fiiim tlie position which they lave taken, either by attacks of thu press or the false- ' roods that they may leinplov ngainst there, by diroc- b I r .1?1_ ? - .ivii vi iurn luurinrn m CiUj;ian'i. wn Know &S COrcetly of tho agency of Kngland in these matter* a* icll im if we lind spit * in Downing rtreet. And, par- ? lap*. have more spies thorp, too, than tho govern- n nent Know of; for there nrc Irishmen in all tha office* mtler Itnt^h authority, who are desirous of pulling 1' loan that authority, und trampling It in the dust. n Con-iderabli; ;i| plaure ) Mr. Monney then enquired, rbat was to he done in this cause ' The first thing to n ie done 1* to support the Irish people, for this'battle o nusl be fought and won We cannot suffer defeat, nd look our American fellow-citizen* In the faoo. *' rltfcout disgrace. The battle must lie fought, and f( very other consideration must l.o abandoned; and ibtrever the flag of Knglund floats, we mast pull It own. (l.oud applause ) 1 speak now, he said, as an .Hi odividuiil. 1 am not now one of tho directory, and 1 || io ah ne responsible for whnt 1 utter; and 1 toll this . cremblng* that the tlag of hngtand floats within two 1' ays' march of us, aDd that wc have men enough w ere present, in this room, to go forth, and quick as . lie lightning lloeli. pull that felon ling down. (ConIdeiahle stir and applause.) They say in Canada hat they have ropes to hang us with. Well, when .. 'e inarch thoro probably we shall take some Kentucky emp with us, (laughter,) as well us some Kentucky h; ities, and shosr them that If they can hang so oan we. Applause.) I.ut we shall deal with them manfully, c nd wont hang unless they eommence the work. 1>( ly friends, we nre determined to carry gllie r Into Africa, and as thev have nersecuteii ur limltn" in en, nnd hunted tliem from place to u Iner? nn they have declnred war n/ain?t our eounrymrn.nnd have reeolved to hurn nnd doetroy the ultfnl hnrvcet which ?.od, in his xoodneRR hn 111 iVeu them for their MiRtenance and eupport, to hurn |e i*m in the fields. ro that they may produce another rae that tiny can drive tliem by itorvaon into their mi neares, ur they hare done before - it n our duty before the nations nnd before our <Jod, to > forth and check tliem. and we will do it. Therein leir felon flex within two daje' inarch of ue, nnd hat te to lie our duty? Shall wo Ifeeltate about what irduty le? Mr. .MooneythenKieocedatthoreaentconnet of Mr f t'Connell, and eondemned It in unqualified to rme. In relation to the atruggle In Ireland, hu Raid wr >r friende here muat not lie dhicouragnd, even if a ' ' ittle or two ba loet, for the Amerlcane lout the thrae ret battler it) their war of isdepeadeace and yet Yf eventually tba struggle was crowned with xucc-aa. To giae an instance of (hi*, ba wished to call their attention to one thing they aid for Washington, when bo Intimattd tbat ha oonld no longar carry on the " war of independence, unlaaa ha were anpplled with h more ample peeaniary resources. Twenty Keren tl irishmen of St. Patriok'a Society in Philadelphia. subscribed and aant to htm no laaa than *10 1 000 a (Cheers.) Now. the whole anbaerlption for the war ? only amounted to $300,000, and there was more than ' the one-third of the amount through the devotion and generosity of Iriahman. (Cheers.) He called upon u them, then, to imitate in behalf of their owu * country, the example that their countryman had 11 banded down to them on behalf of thi?. and tbe r I ? children ?Un would he proud to refer b:tuk to their 1 noble conduct. Why should they not throw them- i P selves, heart and soul, into the struggle ? Greece, j* after the lap.^e of twenty centuries, had recovered her ** Itlt nationality. Kgypt, too. had regained her pobiiion among the nations, through the bravery of a ragged hoy. Belgium bad won her independence All " the nations of the earth that groaned under tyranny, P. bad lately shown symptoms of a determination to 11 shake it off; and some of them had, and more of them " would, succeed in the holy straggle. (Cheers ) Should ' Ireland alone sit down in apathy, With the oppres- *j sion of ages in her remembrance?with twenty-four ~ of ber counties proclaimed?three millions ani a j balf of her children on this great continent pant- * ing to aid her, and the whole world regarding her ' , with the strongest sympathy? (Cheers ) Would she ' permit the 40.000 cut throats who were now endeavor- c* ing to suppress her struggles, to effjet their purpose .' al (( ries of No.") No, they would not succeed. New * Yotk had sent some of her bravest generals, who had i; fought in the Mexican war, to Ireland, and they were at that moment giving all the aid in their power to Smith O'Brien. (Three cheers were then giveu for 01 General Shields.! lie made a present of thai fact to ?1 the E-t prttt and the Journal of Co mm free, and they 11 might comment upon it as they pleased (Cheers ) But w he caied not whether the first blow bad been struck or not, the bottle must go on?whatever aid they could give uiukt be given for that purpose?clubs must be formed ?the people must be thoroughly organised?they must *' dispose of their fine clothes, their watches, their ring-, ei and chains, and other trinkets, to purchase guns. (), (Cheers.) Of what use would such trinkets be to them ^ if their country lay bleeding under the mor- tl ilrss tyranny of her oppressor ' All their ac- a ccustenied luxuries, and even necessaries, must be u disposed of to sustain the noble patriots who a( were fighting for their country and for liberty The South, the West, Baltimore, Philadelphia would jyj rally round them; Boston would be with them on 'cc Monday night with $5000. (Cheers.) Maxsachu- cc setts, Connecticut, every State and every town in the Union, would aid them. It was the duty of those who were free to aid those who wished to be free. (Cheers) {? Where, he would ask. was the place that eould not jj, bear testimony to the valor of Irishmen .' Kuglaud j herself felt It at Kontenoy. (Cheer.1.) Wellington, co throughout the wars of the peninsula, could testify to y, it; Pakingbam at New Orleans, and in their owu strug- j,e gles against Britain, had rea-on to dcploro it ? ,u (Cheers.) Monterey and the ltio Grande saw it when {jc guided by General Taylor. By the way. he would just jj, mention, that of the 2,100 men under his command at u, one of these engagements, 1,100 were Irishmen.? j>| (Cheers.) There was not an American captain who had been in the Mexican war who would not cheer- jjf fully give evidence, that whether in the middle u, ot the attack, or detailed on the forlorn hope, U|j it never tlinched from the (lash of the sword or shrunk from the roar of the artillery. C 'heers.) lie called upon them to come forward and give ga Ireland all the assistance they could in tho b'.oody yc encouuter in which she was now engaged with her he- , reditary oppressor (Loud cheers.) " ' Mr. Siika, one of the secretaries, announced that ? the '9* club, of the l*th ward, had sent in tfieir subscription of $279, through their treasurer, Mr. 1'. Campbell. * Another gentleman handed in $70. the subscription , of the ltobt. IKmmet Club, Brooklyn, and stated that ' ' they were resolved not to rest satisfied with one, two J? or three subscriptions, but were determined to be unremitting in their efforts till the period arrived when the epitaph of him whose name they had taken could ('r. be written on his tomb. (Cheers.) Mr. Shea next announced the subscription of the '.a Hibernian Benevolent Society, which amounted to * $2C0?Mr. P, 0 ill more, treasurer. .",l .Mr McCarthy. the bearer of the contribu *' ticn from Syracuse, then addressed the meeting, and . said, tliat although not feeling the overflowing warmth . , and depth of the last speaker, ho had the gratification of knowing, aod of telling them, that Ireland has a ... friend in him, who would staud by her till her battle _ is over. (Cheers 1 He did not believe, however, tint tbe battle would be decided tomorrow or the day V* after; but they might expect a protracted war; and v it therefore behooved them them to take their measures accordingly. (Cheers) He thought no Irish- Ca man in America should hold aloof from this struggle _ for freedom, or should refuse to respond to tho call now mode by the Directory for sympathy and assistance. en Ho was a stranger among them, and fiuce he came to it town, he bad heard several Irish and Americans re- th marking.that the time was too early, and that as soon th as tbe proper period airived. they would gladly render their assistance. Ho took the liberty of saying, that of it was not their business to judge when this time had I P? arrived?they were not capable of judging wliuu that in country should strike for freedom Kvory one should lit now give his assistance, however titling-should it th be only a shilling, or a dollar, and like the little stream- Jo lets which make up a large river, tvb ch in its turn leeds and jU| plies the mighty ocean, these small sums a 1 would run up into a large amount, and would operate ''b beneficially in-achieving Irish independence. (Cheer I tttC ing ) He was an American citizen, having been I Bu birnin the State of New York; but he spoke as an fJi American ought to speak and ought to feel, who loved | V" the principles and free constitution of their country. : Se: \Vhat would this great republic have been if in its j 'hi struggles for independence its friends had been cold, j 1* backward, or indifferent ? Would their struggle have 'lu not been more severo. and perhaps very doubtful, if pie sympathy and assistance bad not been extended to vis them1 .('"beers) They owed great obligations to Ire- *'*' land, for ft om thence came the fir*t sympathy and as- ? n sistance which they received. (Cheers ) What battle- to Ml. ftm hunker's Hill to the taking of the city of aoi Mexico, lately, which did not bear evidence of their ( bravery and their powerful aid.' Did not all the great * internal improvements of the country show the assistance which they bad given in developing oar resources? del And the only reward they sought was an honest liveli- fra hood. Yes, every American wouid respond with his voice and his purse to Ireland's cry for liberty. He p'e thought, however, that many of the Irish in New York c had not stepped forward as they ought, and he trusted art that all who had not done so would now come forward ma and do their utmost to effect the independence of tin their native land in this, her hour of struggle and of yrt, ne<d. (houd cheers) pu William K. Robixsow, F.stj.. next addressed the y0| meeting briefly, and banded over $11, which he had tbi leoeivi d fc r the cause of Ireland. fro Michai i., 1>j.. was then loudly called for, tai nnd sppt aring. said:?My friends. I came here express- pa ly to listen, and not to speak, and I do not Ihint it is if, a time fur levity. Thousands of your oouutrynion are j,,., now struggling for liberty, and this is no time for ludi- ^ crotis display; but every man who has a drop of Irish blood flowing in his veins should be at work in earnest. * j* It is not my province to detain you in this pent up * room which is sufficient evidenae of your zeal; but 1 * am always ready to raise my voice in the cause of liberty With regard to the news lately received. I be- '' lieve a blow has been struck, and there are thousands of sound hearts and strong hands engaged in the con- 1 te?t; and with liberty for tho object they will tbc never giTo up the fight while tho liriti.-di yoke of' of tyranny hangs upon them. In my mind. Heaven art has decreed the overthrew of British despotism, and America will be the instrum-nt of that overthrow ? ec Mr. W. retired with the unbounded applause of the *ht meeting. Th The meeting was next addressed by Mr. Ci/xxixn- the nam. AHi'r wuivu, .tir. uiuu" m on* ? Rfitevu. A resolution wan then offered touching the propriety ski of the different steamboat and ladlOad companies, | srnnting free passage to those who. by the direction yjj, rif the Directory, were employed in collecting aid for col Ireland throughout the I. nitel States, which was f?i unanimously adopted. Th Mr. W. T. O'Cosson and Captain J\mes Tibnm, d(,i tddressed the meeting. After whieb. the assemblage ( idjourned. The whole amount received, since the last . i necting, was upwards of $4000. lia( Iikatiis iiy Drowning.?Almost every day we tor lave to record losses of life in New York and its ""J leighborliood by drowning. On some days two llh? ind three lives are lost in this way. Cannot an nd be put to these casualties ! We certainly be- con inv<? flint not nni> nf iiftir nf llin-e rlc:ir)u wrintil ccur, if we had a commodious public bath lor the se of the people; and we have wondered, from car to year, why such an establishment has not ecn constructed. cnv New \ ork possesses unrivalled advantages for ),:ir' ea bathing. In the upper part of the city, re- J' loved from the business and thickly inhabited ?.Ve laces, a large bathing place could b<- constructed finii t n very triHing expense. Our laboring men and techanics must, of necessity, for the preservation r,"|n f their health, which is their capital, bathe fro- pr, t uently during the summer months. Nature calls >r it, and if they lose their lives, the Maine rests ^6(j n the city authorities, and may be fairly and turn iftly attributed to their neglect. We believe Min lis subject was discussed a year or two ago in ic Common Council; but after a few speeches, it as allowed to sleep, to he tuken up, however, we live ope, before long. disti ltiosoot our citizens wnose means are inetifient to justify their patronizing the private ., iths, should lie supplied at the expense of the blou ty. with facilities for a frequent washing of their lilies during the warm wentlier; and they could so -applied at a very moderate cost. liven uh gran speculation, it would pay the city to construct n u'(j ipacious bathing establishment. Let a basin be ade, where bathing could lie enjoyed without sinil nr of drowning; put the price of a bath at three > four cents, uud w. are satisfied that it will piy ty^{ liandi-eme interest. Who'll try the exp.'riinenl? nior) a rim C.KMEiiAt. Cion.-Wc learn that this distin- j'^e nshrd olliccr, with his family, left lihzaheth- ,Vi wn, N. J , last Wednesday, |lor Saratoga Th rings. They went up the Hudson in the stemmr Wor iuc Newton, the freedom of which splendid j)r?a ssel bad been tendered to them. ]Jc h " V ' 1 IhMtrlMl and Mimical. Bowekv Thmtil ? W# do not remember erer aving fee n ruche contiuu-d succession of crowded ouses at the Bowery, eren during its most fluurlahing imes; in fact, it nerer was more prosperous than it is t this present time. All through this month, even n the hottest ovening", it has been crowded, and so : goes on now. Last night, again, there wa i a rsry ill house?pit. boxes, gallery all were filled ; and the tmnst embu.-ia-m prevail* (1 throughout the immense udience. Mr. llsuiolin has strruok the rlcht vain ud from the excellent mauntr in which things arc lauaped, and the interesting nature of the per>rmancvs, enacted as they are by n first rate coinany, he may safely count upou a coutnuanc > of this umrnse patronage. Last eveniog. the first piece was ae " Mine of lliga," a most interesting draun. which as been played several times with great success. < 'hose clever little ladies, the Mioses Denin, have parte i it, and their beautiful acting is the feature or the lece. indeed, It was written for them, we b. here; be bat as it may, they act excellently in it. au i obtain iucIi deserved applause. After the drama Signora locca and Mr. G W. Smith appeared and 1 meed a wise pax de deux. Signora C is a most beautiful ancer. and lovely woman, and the applause elicited y her performance was tremendous. Mr. Smith is Iso a fine dancer; his st> le harmonizes well with that r Signora Siocca's. After the farce of ' .Nix, the ubman,*' in which Mr. Wiuane plays the part of a tb diiver mod humor.iu'ly. Mi s Turnbu'.l appeared ad danced a comic polka with Mr Smith. She also as mum uppiauuea anil Uer subsequent dancing, in ie part of ' La Bayadere," was as successful as ever, he ballet was got up in the usual splendid style of ie Bowery, and the singing of Miss Taylor, also that ' Dunn and-Stevens, was much applauded. To-night, >era. farce, and ballet, will form the entertainments, iss Taylor, Signora Ciocca, and Mr. G. W. Smith, ill all appear. Nidlo's Theatre.?Last evening this house, an wal, was filled with a brilliant assemblage of our gay id fashionable citizens. There is such variety in the itertainments ; one ni^ht Mr. Ilackett, in one or her of his celebrated characters?the next, we have ie inimitable comedian, Mr. H. Placide, with Ms bro ler, T. Flaeide. who is also exceedingly clever in his ne, as also George VandenhofT who is generally aditted to be one of the best actors of the day. either i to reading or gesticulation Add to these, 1 iilppenile, Sefton, Shaw, Dawson, Vache, fcc., with Mrs. aeder. Mies Kate Horn, and mauy other actresses of insiderable celebrity ; and, with this host of sterling imedians. where can one spend a mors pleasing and structive evening I Last night, Mr. Ifackett aplared in three characters, namely, Nlmrod Wildfire i the " Kentuokian," Mons. Mallet ia the play of at name, and OTallaghan in the farce of " His Last egs," each of which he sustaiued with the greatest uiicalitv. He was well supported by Dawson, ache, Shaw, and Mrs. Maeder To-night there will i a perfect cram, as the atiractive features of th? ogrammo indicate. The excellent c>m?dy of " Lon>n A.-suranrc" will be played. Mr H Plncide taking e rnai icier 01 sir nsrcourt courtly ; the part ot iu/Iu by (i. Vandenhoff. and Mark Meddle (by T. ncide. This, indeed, will be a rich treat, and when rs MaeJer. Ssfton, and Vache are added, there oir? little doubt but that this beautiful theatre, from e parquetto to the gallery, will be titled with the adhere of these celebrated actors. National Theatre.?" Don Cmsar do Ba:' in.'- that Hunt, reckless, thriftless personage, who is - jch afa>rite with our playgoing community, wus well played >t evening, by Scott, who acted him most a liulrably. ott is peculiarly fitted for the performance of such ittfl, as well as the more seriously tragic characters lich he pluys so well. The character of the Don it le which we should faacy it wus somewhat difficult act well, it is such a strange compouud of l.-aggado0 and truly chivalric feeling. Miss Mestojer's Marina wus also a good piece of acting. This lady is a est admirable actress and a great favorite with the idieuce. The laughable furce of the " Wool Deal followed next. In this piece Mr. Burke perform 1 tho part of Deuteronomy Dutiful, with much comi lity .j^Burke is a first|coniic ucior; bis long, thin jure and funny face, add murh to the comical manr in which be goes through his parts. The farce of e '-Swiss Swam*," in which Burke also performed e part of Swig, concluded the performances. Toght Mr. Scott takes bis benefit, and will appear in h favorite character of V'irginius. lie plays this ?st admirably, and it is well worth seeing, Vr. J. S. miles l<as volunteered to appear as fcilou.-:, and a uug lady will make her first appearance on any ige. in the part of Virginia. We expect there will a very crowdedhoupe. llt HTox'* Theatre.?" Dombey &: Son,''and a new lc 1 lue rubious extra vagaza, entitled" The Revolt of the xtons, or the Undertaker's Dream," were capitaCy acted. Of "Dombey lc Son," we need not speak ; hns been pronounced by all who have seen it. to be 0 nest written ana Desiauiru adaptation from a novel at ha* ever been brought before the public Burton's iptain Cuttle is indeed one of the mo^t perfect pieces acting we have ever seen. The worthy Captain is urirajed to the life by Burton,who has,by hi* acting: thii> part, added another triumph to hi* iong-estab hed reputation a* one ef the best comedian'! now on e stage. We prefer Brougham's Bunsby to hi* Major e Hsgstoek ; indeed, wo do not think he i* a* happy u*ual in the .Major. The Irish accent wiil p iep out. ittle. and he make* the Major too much of a roaring. 1 Li" kind of a person, instead of the pompous. red:od. lobster-oyed Major, of Dickens; but Jack nsuy is modi, cap'tth K'orenee, TogtSj Rob Uu. inder. the Nipper. Mr*. Skewtou. and (lie other rtr, tire all admirably performed. The ;v .1' of the xtous" is a very clever trifle, and cous '!< ;ig the rt space of tiuie iu which it must have b"".> it up>, a very excellent burlesque, liurtou is . nighing, ite a name and reputation for hi* house. It t very iifantly arranged pluco for the accommodation ot ten, and even when crowded to the utae it is rays cool and well ventilated The tight. .using tertaitiments he get* tip, are just the Uin : >:' thing suit, and we pr< dint for him a most sue, - -i'ul sea]. To-nght, the sarue auiusiug i ill will he repeated. ,'asi le Oabuen ?The delightful weather ? * ere now ored with, is just the thing for a visit to Castle Car a, where the tine ocean breezes will invigorate th? me. The line music aud other enter?: noun's out the Garden will ??*ist much in passing the time asantly. 'amisell's Min-trki*?These very racy singer* i rapidly gaining great popularity; and th- crowded te of their concert room, every erulilug, *h ,rs that )Se who go once are sure to return and brio:; theii i'Dd* with them. Tile const I nt nrnef lee ore 1 ?> ? given much precision and harmony to tln ir finic??; and the i-:i<y an>l natural marine.' in which y g<> through their performances. so perfectly frew m all approaching to vulgarity, mates th-ir >-nternments lit for the moat refined person- They ve, no doubt, a lone and successful car* r befor< tu. Their bill for this eveuing includ< - ..1! thai: t pieces. iIklodkon.?The Virginia Serenade h i'. rerlver.' -it-amusing performances of the " Cowbell >*ian?,'' urlesijue on the well known Hell Ringers. ::ud per to it nightly in addition to their other hiJget ol igs. jokes and dances. The Melodeon is en-1 of the >t respectable and well-mnnaged places 01 amUsent In t< wn?it Is a capital place for family ; -irtle-f I \xi>.. ins"' Sachkd Dioramas have become one of i most popular exhibitions In tbecify. The -- -ndeui the subject, the admirable manner in WPi-tl thr ist has carried It out. the ingenious manner in ich th'- mechanical figures are introduce indthr. esti&o mode in the arrangement of the bgh; amt ide. all comliinn to make it it most uni u affair, e dioiaioa* illustrate tfie six days of the cm i ion of i woild. and ihere is also a diorama ropre-i ntlng the uge. which Is also managen With muoh m< cViulcal II Tho exhibition Is open every evening Itsi beautiful panorana of the Ml?<i?-lppi an I soiiri rivers. showing more than 2 30i miles ot mtry with the most wonderful accuracy tn l truth nees. will remain here but a short time longer ore who have not y?t seen it. ought not to omit eg so. as it is rsnlly a most remarkable exh h;ion ?nsini. Taylor's Mexican Campaign la nn <ra In , ui m.j \iiioriraii army, wuioli will nlw*JV remembered as a mort brilliant one. Tlnj they 1 to contend against, tlie ambush*" they '.jetmtf.i ed attvery atop, the liaid fought biUic" flu I '-i-gtn 1 hairbreadth oar.a.peg of the loaders will ail iu future rs fi.rm material for t;,.npt ami alary. A ;\vi: iranit. j the one now exhibiting at Minerva Kooi i .mUieh ca a moat accurate representation of the uh >lo cam^n. cannot fail to Interest every one. AV>'can remend It moat heartily to the patrunu^e of ill.- puli. The Watering Plurea. < h kan IIoi >-f:, Nkvvtort, Aug. 20, his. icwport lias shaken oft' the dulness v hi !i has .rapt it, like a dark mantle, during the early t o! uie Season. It Is now rharnriirgly gay. ongs (il people from every part of tli g'nb-. arrived yaaterdiiy i?st in time lor the ballot dining. The dancing saloon is an cleg ai*. room, ihed in the Moorish style. There w s large mhlage of lovely women and gav cavaliers ug a strnneer, I knew the names or I?r>* tow. 1 nrked Mrs. A d, of Missouri, and h?r ven ty daughter. The mother is a itriki igly elet woman; they both attracted great udm radon my eyes were wamlorinu over the fair i! nvern lie land, I noted u stir at the dnorw.iy, when ] ird and beheld the beautiful and < ! bated luine 1-e V., of .Mobile, floating along like h lit vision of loveliness. On one Bide walked bruve and gallant Hen. Worth, who h i< won lortal honor in Mexico, nnd whose n mi will through all time ; on the other side, y.' is the nguifTiedColonel llragg, the hero of Ihiena a, the chivalric soldier of many biiUl- . This h was the grent feature of the evening. I was Dlioustlio. Madame I,c V. is of tit" noblest d of America. Iter brave grandsi'e, J.-orge ton, was one of the signers of the de ration dependence, which made n*- what we ..1 ?the test people on earth. This acso: '.plished d-daiigliter is worthy of lus name. ie heroes of Mexico seemed to have i< gotten leir perils and trials as they listened wi'li dfto the eloquent language, and cnuglr rtdient ps of this enchantress of the South. i must 'on her toilet; it wns in perfect taste. \ robe pli lnec, superhlv embroidered; a bird of I'arain h*r dark ana glossy lntrj a sprig oldialis on her bosom, and her exquisitely l> -antitill i encircled with nrmb H. I wonder moie i s do not ndopt this fa dipin. It is p**ciili irly ming. In ancient dnys th".v were con-.dered lost delicious orn uneni of iieauty. e ball wns spirited nnrl brilliant, < ill's suite are the elegant nnd talented Colonel pn. Capf. Hprapue, nnd Msmr Myers. The . | ; Col. Walker, oftliebtli infantry, isaUohrrc us quite recovered. Tjuv* I

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