Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 10, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 10, 1848 Page 2
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Tfce C?m Tirti cf Bnxwpr. JFmmthe U?4..M? (|lU| OwK?, Ann 36 1 Though the month of August la fast drawing to ft etoee. only ft compare ,^11 proportion of the grain crona la yet ,*fuiy housed. and the ftftxlety respecting tha futur 4 ^ naturally increased The weather h*a. durir^g the week, keen of mneh the same rbftracter w '^efore, scarcely ft day having passed without more or leas rain In woo parte of the kingdom. Ob Mon^y an uuwbm quantity of wet Ml, and the khewc.a which hare been experienced at latarvala,sinoe the'.,, hare prevented the corn becoming sufficiently d' y to allow of much being carried. Our position ia, therefore far from encouraging ; and. unless we have "very fine arttled weather during next month, the country will be placed in an awkward situation A month's really auspicious harvest weather might, however, do much to allay excitement. In that case, the crops in the north would be well sot in. and a great deal of grain, which otherwise might be rendered almost useleas, would all turn to account, if thoroughly dried in the fields before carried. Within the last few days a decided improvement has taken place, and we sincerely hope that the uneasy feeling now prevailing, may be relieved which it certainly would he by a more settled elate of the weather A moderately good or even a slightly deficient harvest, would, in the existstate of affair*, suffice to prevent prices rising so high as to cause serious inconvenienos to the poorer classes of the community. There is no doubt that farmers are still large holders of old wheat, and as the repeal of the duty on foreign in lebruary will, unquestionably, have the fleet of drawing large supplies from abroad to this country, nothing but a most disastrous result of our own harvest would, in our opinion, warrant the expectation of much higher rates than those now current. The potato dissase is unfortunately spreading, but for some months to oome there is not likely to be any deficiency of that article, and as the moderate prices at which potatoes are selling cause thein to be very largely consumed, the stocks of breadstufls are being less extensively drawn upon than would otherwise have been the case. The arrival* of wheat ceastwise into London have been moderate since the close of last week, and the quantity exhibited at Mark Lane by land carriage samples from the home counties has been small On Monday, from a thirl to a half of what was sbown on the Essex and Kent stands consisted of new. some of fine quality, but the condition of the msjor psrt of the samples was soft. The trade opened under great excitement, in consequence of the extreme wetness of the morning. In the tirst instance, an advance of fully 5s. per quarter on the rates of that day week was demanded. l>nt this could not be established ; ultimately, however, the stands were cleared at prices 3b. per quarter above tho.-e of the preceding Monday. Since then the supplies have been trifling in the extreme, hence the operation hare not been of much importance . but the business done on Wednesday, as well as this morning, was at rather higher terms than those current iu the beginning of the week. The arrivals of wheat from abroad hare not been large; and a further fall in the duty being regarded as certain, all is being landed in bond. We hare experienced a good steady demand for free foreign, and a lively inquiry for bonded wheut. The former has advanced about 2s, and the latter 2a to 3s per quarter since the close of last week Floating cargoes and pat eels free on board at foreign porta, have been much inquired for. and have advanced more than either lock or iree wheat on the spot. On Wednesday. 52s per quarter cash and freight was paid for a cargo of rolisn Odessa. The top price of flour was advanced on Monday to fi-ls per sack, and other sorts rose in proportion; the sale has since been slow. OfF-nglish barley scarcely any has come to hand; for foreign there has been a good demand throughout the week, at prices Is to 2s per quarter above those previously current. Malt has also risen more or less in value The arrivals oi oats have not been large from any quarter since our last, and a considerable portion of the immense supply before received from abroad having been cleared off the market, prices have rallied Is per quarter. sts have likewise advanced Is. and pease 2s to 3s per quarter. There has not been ruuehdoiugin Indian corn, owing to the very high pretensions of holders. [From the Mark Lane Fxprefs. Aug. 21.] Since we last addressed our readers, the prospects | tor the hnrTest have not Improved; indeed, we are I diapered to think that more mischief war done by the | weather experienced on Sunday and Monday than i any which precedid. 1 n the weiturn parte af the king- I dom there war a steady rain on Sunday, and Monday | war a thorough wet day nearly all over the kingdom ; , robFequently the temperature was high, with a cloudy | sky and little or no wind. I'nder these circumstances | no surprise can be felt that where the corn was down (and this is, unfortunately, the case in many districts) it should have grown in the ear. This has also occurred in partial instances where it was standing on the fields in shock, and there is reason to fear that the proportion of sprouted grain will tliia year bo unusually great. In the northern and backward districts comparatively little harm has yet been done, and the weather has certainly been much more unfavorable in the south than in the north oi Kngland or Scotland. Of the corn which has been carried during the week very little ran possibly have been saved well, as Krl- ] day has been the only really fine day with which wc have been favored. As far as quality is concerned, an immense amount of damage has already been done ; and. with onlv a very small proportion of th? harvest saved, and the precarious position ol' the erops abroad, whether cut or still standing, onr prospects for the future are sufficiently discouraging. "We have no wish to create unnecessary alarm, and have, as long as we deemed that no real mischief had been done, used our best endeavors to allay apprehension. Kvcn now. notwithstanding all that has taken place, we are disposed to think that, with fine weather, the country nrght yet be spared the misfortune of a very deficient harvest. The rspcrts from most of the ha'tern and Northern counties are of a much more satisfactory character than, froiu the position of affairs nearer borne, might be expected; and though we do not calculate on mere than an average yield in the most favored districts, the produce, if not further deteriorated Lv bad weather, miirht. nerhans. with the r.1,1 wheat re untitling in farmer*' hands, prove pretty nearly sufficient for our wants, assisted, an we snail unquestionably be. by importations on rather a large scale, in the fall of the jear. from abroad. The account* respecting potatoes continue of much thp same character as before. The disease is undoubt- i edly general all over the kingdom, and has extended to i the late as well as the early varieties. Whether any I portion of the produce will be sufficiently sound to keep in the pits is questionable, and. so long as a free sale can be found, the growers are likely to supply the mar- 1 kets freely. In Loudon, the quantity brought forward I has not been so grrat in proportion, as at some of the country places; still the consumption of bread has , fallen off a good deal in the metropolis; and in the I rural districts the poorer classes are almost subsisting on potatoes. This has had the effect of lessening the i demand for wheat; and the rise in its value, at the principal provincial markets, has scarcely corresponded with that established at Mark Lane on Monday last. At Liverpool a good deal of speculation appears, bow- , ever, to have taken place in bonded wheat. Indian j corn, and meal, and the rise on all these articles has been important! For Polish Odessa. 7s 2d per 70 lbs.; for Indian corn. 35* Cd. per 4b01b*.; and for corn meal, 10s Cd. per barn 1 was paid on Friday By our advices frim Scotland, it appears that, whilst < we bad rain or an overcast sky, bright sunshine was . enjoyed in .that part of the kingdom, and the prospects lor the harvest are not unfavorably spoken of.? The potato disease appears also to be less general there than with ua. Krcm Ireland, on the other hand, the reports respecting potatoes have here uie alarming during the last Wfck ; and the wheat crop Kill also, we fear, prove { very abort in that country. Oata and barley are. ! however, represented a* promiplng. and likely to turn cut well both in quantity and quality. The arrival* cl wlieat, coastwise into London, have been only moderate, the quantity reported tip to this (Saturday) evening, amounting to 4580 qra. A comparatively small proportion of the supply has consisted of new, and the quality of the latter nas not been fine; nor is there much ohuncc of an improvement taking place In this respect, us all the corn lately carried must have been got in under unfavorable circumstances. The trade at Mark Lane has been less excited than might have been expected, the miller* having, throughout the week, conducted their operations with a good deal of caution. On Wednesday. business commenced languidly, and for a time it appeared doubtful whether lha advance of the previous market day would be maintained , subsequently, however, the demand became romewhat more active, and the sales effected were at fully former terms On Thursday, some quantity ot rain fell in this neighborhood, but ou Friday the weather was bright and clear, which no doubt prevented a further ri. e. hr there was evidently more disposition than t arikr in the week to purchase wheat, the business done was. however, on much the same terms as L< foie The supply of wheat from abroad has been good of iate. upwards of J5 COO qrs. having come to hand during the week. Imports rs are generally sanguine as to a material reduction in the duty, and uiosl of the foreign arrivals are consequently being lauded under lock? l-atterly, howi vt r. there lias not been much demand for free foreign from the country, and local buyer" have also purchased rather sparingly; the transactions have therefore been on only a moderate scale, and the stocks have not been diminished so rapidly as soon I Harties exitetrd There w?? l,r?w?>?er mnre InellMe- ! lion to buy the tiner qualities toward* thr close than 1 in the commencement of tL? week, and income instances Monday"a currency wa? rlightly exceeded on 1 Friday. The duty fell In on Thursday, and is now per qr. There has been an increased disposition to speculate in bonded, caused partly by the belief that old foreign will hereafter be n>ucli wanted for mixing with the damp hnglifli and partly inconsequence of the expected decline in the duty. The prices paid for parcels under loek hare been within be per qr of those current for similar qualities free. A good deal of business has also been done In floating cargoes and parcels free on board at foreign ports. 1 at high rates The recent advance in the price of flour has been I paid reluctantly by the bakers, and the millers report a falling off in the sale of the article. There has not 1 been much done in barrelled flour; but this has been partly caused by the small ness of the quantity here. Of home grown barley the receipts haTe been small; haring. however, received upwards of 14,000 qrs. from abroad there has been no scarcity of this grain. If factors had shown any disposition to give way a trifle in price. rather large mles might, we are inclined to think, have been effected as the article was a good deal songht after both on Wednesday and Friday; but purchasers were not willing, in the luce of so large a supply, to pay previous terms, hmee the lusiness transacted was comparatively unimportant 1 he stocks of malt are by no mean* large, and holders hsve displayed great firmness; still noquoUhle advance ha* a* yet been established in prices. The arrivals of oata coastwise and from Ireland have been moderate; but of foreign we hate to report an immense supply ; altogether, 01 qrs. have been received; of which ft!' .108 qrs are fiom abroad. The market has not been much affected by this large arrival the oonttnned and increasingly unfavorable recounts relative to potatoes having led to a belief that the receipts cl cats from Ireland will be leas thnn usual. On W ednesday' la r amount of hMStMM was done, the Inst tjMtilsea bunging very E?-a'lj a* high pro or as on Monday and tha decline on the common aorta aaareal; amounting to Od to la per qr. On Friday inereaa?< firmness was displayed by factors, and a part of th< email reduction of tha preeioua market day ?M agaii recovered. Beana bare coma to hand sparingly, and have beat eaaily placed at preeioua ratea. IVaa of all aorta haee been held eery firmly, and tb enhanced term* of Monday haee been pretty freely pai for white boilers. Indian corn haa excited a good deal of attention, I being deemed probable that a large Importation of thl article will be required later in the year for Irelam For floating cargoes of Ualata 34a to 36a perqr., cot and freight, haa been demanded. i ne men auvices irom ma norm 01 r.urope ao n< speak so favorably of the probable result of the harvei as the accounts previously received. The letters from most of the principal Baltic pori state that the weather had for some time been we and though no very material damage had up to thi period been done, some uneasiness had been create by the frequent rains At Danzig a tolerable extent of business appears t have been done in wheat, about 1,400 lasts havin changed hands during the week ending August 1211 The water in the Vistula was, notwithstanding the fn queat showers, low, and supplies had come forwar slowly. For a parcel of 02 lbs. Volhynlan, weighing ( lbs . equal to 47s., and for some fine mixed of 01 lbi weight. 44s perqr. free on board had been paid. From Kenigsburg we have also letters dated 12th lnsi The crops in thst neighborhood aje stated to be ver promising, and if net injured by the weather, th quality wonld, it was expected, prove remarkably fln< The rain had. however, caused some excitement, an 44s. per quarter had been asked for good mixed wheal From Stettin, our advices are of the 14th August, j considersble quantity of wet had, it seems, fallen ii that neighborhood, and the yield of wheat would nol it is thought, prove large. Rye was. however, expecte to produce well, and the grain trade had, on the whole remained in a quiet state. The best heavy wheat wa I then quoted 42s.. and good GO to 61 lbs. qualities 40s. t | 41s. per quarter, free on board. The accounts from Rostock, of the 12th Inst, repre i sent the stocks in granary as almost wholly exhausted I in which state of affairs little business had been done The nominal price of wheat was 4Gs. per quarter ; an i there were orders on hand unexecuted at 47s., cos and freight. Harvest had been much interrupted b; j wet weather, and no supplies of new corn worth men tioning had been brought to market. At Hamburg, on Tuesday, the weather was very fins i which had some effect on the wheat trade, and pur i chases might have been made at about Is. per quarte below the extreme rates of the previous post day. From I.ower Baltic ports there had been sellers a 43s. to 44s per quarter, for 62 to 63 lbs. quality. For i parcel of upland, on the spot, weighing 62 lbs., 43s. 9d per quarter, free on board, had been taken. The blockade of the F.llie would, it was expected. b< strictly enforced by the Danish fleet, and even thi steamboats would not be allowed to carry cargo. In the Dutch and Belgian markets the value o wheat has lately advanced, owing partly to order having been sent from hence to those countries, am partly to the prevalence of the potato disease in th< Netherlands. The great rise which the price of wheat has latel; undergone at the near continental ports will, n doubt cause attention to be directed to the mor distant ports, and news from the Mediterranean ha consequently again become of Interest. By the most recent accounts from Leghorn we lean | that business bad remained quiet there, and that goo Marianopolt wheat might then have been bought a 55s. Gd per qr. free on beard. At Trieste, both wheat and Indian corn had ad vanced; the stook of the former consisted of 54,00 qra., and of the latter of 0.000 qrs. At Genoa. on the 12th Inst., Marianopoli wheat wi quoted 87s. lOd. to 40s. 5d , and rolish 42s. Id. to 43i I 1()d n#?r nr froofin hnnrrl Bank of Kngland. An account, pursuant to the Act 7th and 8th Vic I eap. 82, for the week ending Saturday, the 10th day i August, 1848. IUl'1 UEriKTMINT. Notes Issued ?26,763,0(5 Government Debt...?11,016,11 Other Securities.... 2,984^91 Gold Coin and Bullies. 11.S73.4 Silver Bullion H90,11 ?20,76:1,013 ?26,763,0 BAMBINO DErARTMKNT. Proprietors' Capital.?14.553,060 Government SeeuResu 3,OOtS?JO ritvee (including Publie Deposits (in- Dead Weight Anoluding Exche- unity). ?12,462,77 quer, Savings OtherSeourities... . 10.802,9! Bunks, Commie- Notes fc,450,31 ! sioners of National Cold and Silver Debt, and Divi- Coin 697,9< . dend Accounts)... 4,545,966 I Otlier Deposits 6,375,Hi1.' Seven Day and other Bills. 1,101,309 ?32,383.906 * ?32,3S3,9( London Market, Friday Evening, August 25? Th FDglish funds have experienced a rise to-day of a ha per cent. The first quotation of console was 86'-, to 8C\ und the weather continuing tolerably clear, the effect c a number of purchases was to send them up to 80,', For the 7th of September the last price was 88? i t 86?. Bank stock closed 86;? to 86.',; three and qusirter per cents. 87'? to 87?,': long annuities. 8\ t s 15-16; India stock, 238 to 212; India bonds, 10s. t 23s. premium, and exchequer bills. March, 32s. to 38s > Jnne. 26s. to 28s. premium. There was more activit in the foreign stock market this afternoon, and prio? showed a tendency to advance. Business in the f< reign exchanges continues extremely dull. Th rates for Holland and Hamburgh were to-day shade higher than last post, other places remaii ing about the same. In the corn market this more irg there was no alteration from Wednesday.The letters from St. Petersburg!), received this aftei noon, are dated the 16th inst.. and therefore effectual ly set at rest the report of the revolution in that capi tal which was current at Breslau on the 17th. The, are entirely destitute of news either of a political o / nm Tt is, v*s? t a 1 olioraotar Thn nwnKanno ??? o firm. the quotation being 37d. to ST.V'd. The do ma nd for wheat wa.? somewhat lea* active, and hem| and tallow were without alteration. At 11am hurgh the a ant of employment for money i mere than ever perceptible, the rate of diacouni being now quoted at \X per cent. I'nfavorabU anticipationa regarding our h&rreat still cauaea a tendency to depression in the exchange on London The colonial markets have again this week presented a heaTy appearance, and in nearly all cases there hat been diffic ulty in effecting sales at former rates The importers. howeTer. have acted with caution in not pressing large quantities forward, and thus, in pricei generally, there has not been very mnch variation On the opening of the sugar market, on Tuesday, the rates paid were decidedly in favor of the buyers; bu in subsequent sales, the quotations show little altera tion. The market generally bas been dull throughou the week, except in the instance of white Bengal sugar which ia scarce, and has. in consequence. commandet full prices, though an advance on previous quotation; has net generally been obtainable. The coffee market has continued in the same inanimate state, and thi native kinds only realized -J8t. perewt. The low pries c-f the plantation de scriptions of Ceylon ruling latterly, has seriously effected the demand for this coffee slid very ftw parcels appear to have changed hands In the tta market the transactions have been small but previous price * bare been maintained, The accounts from China by the last mail, which state th? dificieney in the season's cxpoTt, including two ves eels lost, at 7 OOO.OOCJlhs.. mention also that some chopi of the Cue congous had come down, hut that pricei had not been settled, as the quality appeared muct inferior to last season?a ciicumstance which wouk render it probable that the shipments to this country will he delayed. I'ublic sales am deglar?d again foi next Wednesday. The roaikct_frr saltpetre is rathe: Limei aud importers do net ftcl'disposcd to s?U unlaw at full rates. In rice very large transactions have taken place, am a feature to be noticed this week is. that considerabli parcels have b< en purchased in execution of orders froii the < ontinent. while previously the operations wer i confined to speculation and actual borne demand.I The present prices arc about Gd. to Is. higher thai those current last wiek. The return from the Bank Cf Kngland, for the woo' t tiding the ]fih of August. gives thr following result) vvbt n crmpsri d with the previous week :? Public deposit* 4,545,098/.; Increase, 712,957 Other deposits. 8,575*09/.; Decrease, 804,704 RcM 3,0(18,790/.; Increase. VIS tin the other side of the account Unvirnnjent securities 12,401,735/.; The same as bofort Oihrriecnrities 1' >.*02.969/.; Increase. 5, *40/. Notes iiEm.pi*}ciL 8,480,.'110/ ; Decrease, 77.*90/. T he amouiit of l otrs in circulation la ?18.813,33/ being an increase of ?147X10 ; and the stock of but lion in both departments is ?13 371 647. showing ai in> reuse of ?0 550. when compared with the preeedini return. The Itailwny market was decidedly better to-day and n more general range of business was transacted Mrst of the dividend-paying shares were quoted at at improvement. l.ivraeooi. Corw Mahss-.t, August 20 ?This morn ing being again wet, there has been more life in th trade, but no change in prices. The latest Cotton Circular. I.niM'OOI. Kit II A MO I: ClIAMRISS, / Sairat)Av, Aug 20?4 P.M. J The sales of cotton to-day are estimated at 0.00 bales, and consist of the following descriptions 6.000 bales American 3\' a 6 60 ' I'ernams 6 a ? 60 ' Maranbain 4*; a 45 4C0 " {jurat 2", a .T 0 000 bales. Taken for export to-day 1 500 bales. We hare rather a gloomier market to day, thougl price* are Heady. The Latest Account of the Weather. Lnrnpooi., Saturday. Aug. 20?8 P.M. Hie barometer baa fallen three and a half degree* aiuce yeMcrday morning, and continue* to fall. l<aat night wan vet and nlndy ; to-day much the Mine, wltl occasional sunshine 1*iik Nobj ch.k Vomigki-bs?A1 ?tki,.?The Norfolk j>u|k.'Ih <it Monday, Htinounce the return of the rompany of Voltlgeure. under Captain O. H. Kdward*. that *i at from that city They numbered only nineteen men. The Urn- nn Hate* l hut < attain Howard Lieutenant* I.rli;k. ( arr and Tilton arrived with th? company.? The rimr paper *ayi " I.ieniedhni * leigh and Cart, who landed at (lid Toint Hopped it wan underetood, to kettle an affair of I oiii r k nil in Ita wtUimmt m hate ?inc? learned, were b< th wonnd?d?onr in the hip, and the other in the ride Tbeee wound*, although tolerably n re re, kii iM i. we kre pleated to comniunicaia, regarded an mortal." 11< ui. knnt 1 *igh I* a m' n of the Hon. II. 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PAKE THEATRE.?Macbeth?Bighoba Ciocoa ardSigkor d Km-BoxajtbCobJ % [ BOWERY THEATRE, Bewoiy.?Dbbtbuctiob or thb Baa 1 tii.b?Chari.u II. t. BROADWAY THEATRE, BnUwvf?Jack Cadb? I* Ob d jlaloir? '> NATIONAL THEATER ChathLn Stmt?Mtbtkruu An * Muimu or Nt* York?Nutaxe.n Stobv, and Urash o OAK 1.EIGH. ? NIBLO-8, AiTOR PLACE?I. Eliiibk H'Amob e. '> BURTON'S THEATRE, Climaibon Stmt?Combs?Poor ? PlLLlOODDT?C'ArTt'bb or CAPTAIB Cl'TTLK. t CASTLE GARDEN?Musical Ekt bbtaibmknta [ SOCIETY LIBRARY?CAnrBBix'r Honraw. MINERVA ROOMS?Taylor'* Camtaisha PANORAMA HALL?Harvard'* Paptoramaa. MELODEON?Magic Mvrricint ash Virginia sabbrat * TABERNACLE?Mobatiar Minstrels' Coygrrt. to-right. 9 ; CASTLE GARDEN?sacrid cohort. New York, Sunday, September 10, 1848, | Actual Circulation of tbe Herald, Sept. 9, Saturday. Daily 22,608 oopke* # " " Weekly 10^20 " _ Ike peblieataon or the Morn in* Kditien of the Herald ootn' atmeee yeaterday at 20 minute* before 4 o'clock, and flnbhed at 0 7 o'clock; the fliat Afternoon Idittoa eomaeaoed at & minutee e put 1 o'oleok, and flniahed at IS minute* before 2 o clock; the a second at 7 miuutci I dure 3 o'clock, and flniahed at 20ininat*a past 3 o'clock. j State of Kuropc. We have an immense pile of European corres0 pondence on hand, which we received by the steamship Hibernia, at Itoston. It is useless to 18 attempt to give it in full in one day's paper, for our space would not allow of it ; but we shall publish it in instalments from day to day, until the whole i., shall have been placed before our readers. Our letters ate so remaikably full and comprehensive that it is almost needless for us to refer to jq the state of the European continent. Wars and s rumors of wars are still rife; the whole of Europe >o is in a state of fomentation, and blood will, accordjj| ing to present appearances, be shed in immense quantities before an equilibriu be again established. France, the mother of commotion and re15 volution, is in a state of ominous quietness; but it ? is a quietness which cannot be depended upon for an hour. Paris is still in a state of siege, and were it not, an outbreak would, in all probability, have toLi.n nlc .Li. The Italian question has not been adjusted ; but K he desire for peace is so general and earnest, that e we shall piobably receive intelligence by the next ? arrival, of the settlement, for a while at least, ot >f that difficulty. England presents no feature call? ing for particular comment at this time. That a country is nominally in a 6tate of quietude. The 0 masses are, for the time, subdued ; but no one can 0 . ; tell how soon the time may arrive when they wilj y rise in their might and shake off their yoke. The ,. seeds of destruction to monarchy there have taken ie j deep root?in time they will bring forth their fruit. i The rumors of a revolution in Russia have been i- | contradicted?indeed we did not think iheni ~ j worthy of credence in the first place. : Close or tlie Fashionable Season at Saratoga J and Stwporl_\rw Devclopem nt* or the e Polka. A few ordinary individuals, of c<>mnnn-phice !! manners and little style, are all that remain now ? at the fashionable watering places of Saratoga and , Newport. We understand that the last of the live ' fashionables?men and horses, dogs and monkeys? [ | have taken their dciuutare from both, and although 1 | the weather is as beautiful, the sky as clear, the ^ 1 sun as bright, and the moon as serene as before, i ' these inestimable gilts are, ol course, thrown away : ujKin the motley group who are congregated there t j ai present, without a single belli or solitary cx? : quisite among them capable of dancing the cxtraj oidiuary Hungarian polka, which, during the last 1 two, veins, has been the rage of the fusluonable ' j classes in New Yoik und elsewhere. > . > Mir < i me grruiesi attractions ai ttiese WHtering places has <1 oiibtlosf* been the polka, as perpetrated, I i>eib'iiiied, and executed by the several corpt de ballet ar.d fashionable coteries, each headed by a ! dowager, clothed in fat and impudence. It is now | seme months ago since the statue of the Greek 1 slave, chisseled by the genius of Iliram Powers, I arrived from Italy in New York. This beautiful I work rf art delighted every eye and filled every t imagination. It was a model; but not a model I artist. The tableaux vivants, however, followed i soon alter; and under the influence of the preceI dent, which many considered the exhibition of j Powers' statue gave them, they came to the con| elusion that the living original w as better than the - ( marble copy, and went on by degrees, stripping off : their draptiy, and disclosing at every new cxliihik i tion, a more complete state of nudity, till they arb lived to siirh n pitch < f shameless degradation and l, infamy as to call foitli the condemnation of the [ whole city, and the action of the civic authorities for their suppression. The polka that is now danced so gracefully in the fashionable assemblies : j of New Yoik, and at Saratoga and Newport dur ing the season just closed, lias gone through the a same evele us the Greek slave and the model ' 1 artists, till uilhlir nroniieli-lorn l.n... ?.?. 1 '? i that in all probability it will soon be consigned to jj a similar doom. A few years ago the polka was first introduced | into fashionable society in this country, by the cele? 1 bruted KorjK.nny, an officer in the J lungarian army of Austria, who had been engaged in a duel with a superior officer, and was obliged to fly his country in consequence. He came to New York an 0 emigrant and a fugitive. lie was an elegant and accomplished man, and danced the Bohemian l<olka with the greatest facility and grace. Having obtained un introduction to the fashionable circles ^ of this eity, he got the op|iorlunity of exhibiting the. fascinating figures of this dance, and subsequently made many thousand dollars.by teaching ^ it to the bilir* and lnvux who Hocked to him t<> learn it. But the history of the isilka, like that of the mcdel aitists, went on from one step to another, until it has reached n smilar point of infamy and 1 degradation. | The polka, aa now danced in our moat highly refined and fashionable circle?, and recently at Newport and Saratoga, ia one of the moat indecent' imint deat, and acandnbua ?-xhibitions ever exhibited out of the rontrnon gardena of I'aria, and can only be paralleled by the dancea to be seen thete at li or 4 o'c lock in the morning, in Mnbtlt, Chfiltuu Itnvpr, or Chaumirrr. We were utterly nali nialied to M C the highly resectable deaeen dant* of lie pic ua bntclx re, and honeat b.iker and tmloia of the hint century, puning in the dance with an nlmnf/nv, diasolnfeneaa and groasnr f-o, that would ni t be f' lor a ted by the police of any city in Kuro|u, if it onine under their observation. The polka which la new d.mced in the lie fin liable i if U e <( New York, i* lb* lowaat and most v ulgar movement danced in the little villages of Hungary, and in the encampments of the Hungarian soldiery, who, in consequence of the spurs attached to their boots, are obliged to move their feet in a certain easy and strange position, which is neither graceful nor elegant, so as not to endanger their legs. This is the origin of the polka; ye^ we see our fine young men and our beautify young ladies vieing with each other who shal

dance with the greatest vigor and accuracy, this low camp dance, which would be a disgrace to an Indian wigwam. To such an extent has this mania laid hold of them, that in the United States Hotel at Saratoga, and in the Ocean House at Newport, it might be safely said there is not a camp-follower in the Bohemian or Hungarian army, who could surpass them. The singular downward history of the model artists, in this city and elsewhere, is, we suppose, but a parallel to a similar fate for the far-famed itolkn ntnnnir nnr fHshinnshle circles. Powers Greek slave, a figure pure and ethereal as the sculptor's chisel and the artist's genius could fonn, was the first, and ought to have been the last exhibition of that kind in New York. But Collyer, with n:s model aitiste, quickly followed, and led the way to the vulgar, gross, and obscene exhibitions which disgraced, not only the theatres and public places of amusement, but the saloons and ball-rooms ot the higher classes in this country. The polka, as danced at Newport, is not in any degree less objectionable than these other exhibitions?indeed, it is rather more so; for while purity and modesty would shrink abashed from outrage when model artists weie exhibited, the conventional usage of society?the haul ton?has thrown its protection overthe Hungarian camp dance, and obtrudes upon the young and unsuspecting what would be repudiated in Canal street. The truth is, our fashionable circles, who pretend to such extraordinary refinement, are wholly desti tutc of cultivated taste, polished manners, or moral feelings sufiieent to check the introduction of foreign licentiousness and corrupt manners. If they were only ambitious to be the respectable descendants of respectable mechanics, and to fill their respective positions in society, with honor to themselves and credit to their families, and not aspire to what they are, neither by education, manners, nor correct taste, able to attain, they might be conornrtr) nnrl linnpfif niti'/pna mica tlirnnnrli lif*? e> i*?? ??6" without notice, and escape without reproacli. But when we see individuals of the grossest manners, the greatest ignorance?individuals deplorably deficient in mental and moral training, with no other recommendation but the possession of a little property, no one knows how acquired, making a show ol themselves before the public eye, and sapping the foundation of public morals, we feel it to be our duty to denounce tins vulgar and disgusting dictation ; to arouse the public indignation against t he bad tuste that is flooding us with its impurities, and to exert ourselves to save the innocent and unsuspecting from its contaminating influence. We have seen every kind of society, from the highest to the lowest, on the continent of Europe; but we must say that the indecency of the polka, as danced at Saratoga and Newport, and patronized by the fashionable ctrclesof New York,stands out in bold relief from anything wc have ever witnessed, among the refined and cultivated ton of the vurious European cities we have visited. No parallel can be found for it anywhere. It even outstrips and throws in the shade the most disgraceful exhibitions of the lowest haunts of Paris and London. Notwithstanding this, however, the sanctimonious sachems and cotrupt fathers of our city, who can turn up theit eyes in the most approved or evangelical fashion, and the prudish dames who would fly into hysterics if any imputation were made upon their modesty, are the lenders of the company on , these occasions, and as fur as they can, by countej nance und example, neutralize the disgusting and 1 hateful impressions which are first created by it in | the minds of inexperienced youth aad unsophisticated innocence. What a shame and discredit upon the taste, refinement, and virtuous character : of fashionable society tn this city ! In our future articles we shall go more into details and give a curious and interesting analysis i of fashionable society in New York and elsewhere. ' Violent Shocks of an Earthqnakc In thUClty and Elsewhere. Many of our inhabitants, as well as those of the > surrounding country, were startled about a quarter past ten o'clock on Friday night, by a sudden trem1 bling of the earth, accompanied by a roaring sound> ; Tery much resembling distant thunder, or the passing I of a heavy Tebiclc over rough atones. The shock was felt for a minute, in several sections of the city, and, in one or two places, caused the doors and window shutters to fly open. In Courtlandt street, it was very sensibly felt by a gentleman, and at the 1 corner of Hanover and Beaver streets by another 1 gentleman. It was alto felt very sensibly in Fifth street, and caused the houses to shake very much, and was particularly remarked by a lady, who supposed it proceeded from the jarring of a^loaded cart, as she heard i a sound resembling that made by such a vehicle. It was also felt in Brooklyn, and the effects wers more perceptible on the heights, a description of which is contained in the following letter Bkooki.y* Heights, Sept. 9, 1348 At 22 minutes past 10, by clock time of observation? I which is 18 minutes slower, or four-and-a half degrees cf longitude, than the true time of this meridian -a 1 shock of an earthquake was felt. It vn tremulous, ef near one minute's duration, and was succeeded by another shock One minute subsequently, of short duration. The atmosphere at the time was serene and tranquil, not a cloud visible, nor nny motion ?f the ; atmosphere ; the moon was shining brightly, and a luminous belt extending from it in a north-easterly direction. forty degrees in length and two degrees wide, having the appearance of the milky way ; the milky way.was invisible. The morning, at four o'olock. was 1 cold; the mscnetie. electric and m?ton?i.. fifty-seven degrees?the north-eastern clouds were luininoug before sunrise. The evening reoords arc as ! follows South Thtrmomtltr. North. Hirei. 8 ft" 66 60 ? GO CO 07?1* rise. 10 M 66 64?0? fall. 10 :.0 CO 04 62?2? fall. The uniform result of a terror trial tremor like that of last evening, (luring drought, is a termination of the drought by a fall of rain. Thunder storms belong to this state of atmosphere: the steam boilers are subject to being collapsed. At White flams, when a camp meeting is going on, the people were very much alarmed by the strange sound which produced the shock, which was felt by inry one on the ground : nnd some of the tents were almost throw n dow n l>y the vibrations. And at Harlem it wat felt and hi ard by several persons. K. M The following Is a letter from a gentlemen residing in Twenty-ninth street, where the shock was also I feltsMr. Eniros.?That there was a smart shock of an eaith'iunhe in our eity on KriJay evening, I am fully I satisfied ; hut not finding any notice of it in the i morning JlereM. I give you the evidence on which I I base my conviction of the fact of the shock being ifrlt. and )riV? you and your readers tojudge for yourstlvi s as to this vi ry unusual occurrence in our country On Krlduy evening (8tb), a few minutes | part 10o'clock. I was walking slowly in front of the I large block of dwi lling homes in Lnmartine place, Wr?t 21)lh street. ?bcn I heard a rushing, rumbling, 1 rattling, round, like the noise in Broadway, at the busier I hoi r* of dij ; a nd instantly, the windows were thyown up, and front doors opened by the ocoupants i of the place who. startl?d Iroin their seats or beds, rushed out to urfcrt.dM the cause of such a violent rbakinp of the buildings and furniture. There appeared to he a rnncunent feeling of a distinct vibration of the earth Irotn west to east accompanied with a most painful tremor to tbe human system, partlcn! latly among the larlirs. who sprang from their chairs and beds in great alarm. I have frequently witnrssed sin l.ar nil,is in South .America: hut never 1 bifore in New \ oik km w a ' Teuibior." Besides the place* above mentioned, it war felt most i sensibly at \< w Brighton, which the following lettc ; w ill show :? Nrw llatoiiTov, Sept. 8?11 P. M. 1 Mn l'.DiToa:? The rhi > k of an earthquake lias just disturbed the stillness of a biautiful evening It runs from the I north, and j a-n d in a southerly direction.shaking the house in wlilrh I am silting so as to cause windows, eroeki ty and glass to rattle violently for a few se 1 cono* iiiock *a* lOMntly heavy to wuke many from elctp ; Hint its rumbling*, a* th? sound died nway in tie souih. could ho heard for a moment or more niter. The night I* still clear and the met1 enry at CK. At Hatting* it a a* felt by several. and the noire win I thought to be thunder ; and it in fold war accompanied ! by lightning At Statcn Island and llackenrack. the 1 shock was b!*o felt, but wt? less violent The second i tliock was not perceptible, except upon Brooklyn Height*. j That a violent earthquake ha* taken place, there i* not a doubt, probably either In Mexico or Nome of the i West India island* j and we shall aoon hare the nr<r* of the place where it occurred. A general drought ha* j prevailed throughout the country for some time poet; j and some are disponed to impute Ui? rtrango ^onvnW 1 < 1 they ihmmM la rescuing all that war* on board. Wo j throw OTerboaad everything wo could find about tho i j decks, *uoh aa (pars, boards, he., for tho people to 1 cling to. The last thing that I did was to throw over. 1 board, with tho assistanoe of the carpenter and two 1 of the crew, a topgallant yard, and told several to i jump over from the middle part of the ship and cling to It, aa the flames were close to us ; la fact, we were r surrounded, and to remain any longer would have been madness, and my only resource was to follow the spar I had just thrown over. Finding this an unsafe position, II swan to a board that fortunately floated near, and on which I remained, twenty or thirty 1 minutes, when 1 was rescued by the boat from the J yacht. The ship continued burning until 1 A. M. I next morning, when she sunk. I 1 Iktis on/ldau<kM/i in iliidi>riin tha KwU/u.i- 9 ion of nature to that cause ; but that conclusion ia moot improbable, and no reason ean bo given why drought should produce snob an effoot; while other* appose a tremendous explosion has taken place, at aorerj distant point. A gentleman, however, who has resided in that region, where earthquakes are more common, assure* us that it was the shook of one ol those terrible convulsions to which the tropics art subjected. Was it ax Kakthiiuaee T?Last evening, when sitting quietly in my parlor, a low, rumbling sound was heard by myself and companion, attended by a very sensible movement of the house, both of suon a peculiar character as to induce the remark immediately, " that must have been an earthquake." Th* sound was probably of eight or ten seoonds' duration, and the motion oommunlcated to the house was not that shaking or rattling which usuall" attends the Sassing by of a heavily loaded wagon in frosty weaker, but more of an undulatory motion, as if the house rose and fell. I looked at my watch, and found it wanted 25 minutes of 11 o'olock. I could see no appearance of any meteor looking toward the west, nor did any report or explosion follow the rumbling sound.?Newark Jldvertittr, Sept. 9. The Ocean Monarch. The destruction of this fine ship, and the loss of so many human beings in the terrible manner described in our telegraphic report from Boston, has excited much feeling among our citizens generally, and great anxiety is felt here by those having friends on board. We have stated the number of souls on board to have been 1380, out of which we can reckon from all sources, 199; thus leaving 181 who are supposed to have perished.:? CABIN PASSENGERS. Mr. k Mrs. Dow, Glasgow Mr. Thes Henry, Mobile Mr. Southwell, artist Mr. J. K. Fellows, Lowell mr. r.uis, surgeon Mr. uregg, saiem. SECOND CABIN. Mr. James Slddall Mrs. Shaw Mrs. Howard and child Mr. J. 11 Powell Mrs. Reynolds Mr. Bristow Mrs. Roper and 2 ohildren Mr. Murphy and 4 others. Miss Maria Banning The whole of the above cabin passengers have been saved ; but we believe a Mr. and Mrs. Graham, and daughter, from Manchester, or the neighborhood, who came on board late on the night before sailing, are missing. STEERAGE I'ASSENGERS?8AVED. Bannister, Elisha Kelley, Johanna and John Bell, Elizabeth and W Kershaw,Martha and child Booker, James, Mary, and Kilmartin, Daniel Edwin Leary, Cathr'neand Dan'l Brenihan, Jeremiah Loyd, Wm. and Margaret Brettall, Jane and Thomas Lynch. Michael Brosson, Jeremiah Minahln, Humphrey,ManBrown, John, Leah, Henry rice and Joanna and Frederick Murphy, Jane and Eliza Britton, Mary Murray, John Burns, Dennis and Elisa McFall, John, Callehesd, Ellen and Abby McGuire, Catherine, Mary Carney, Joanna and Mar- and William garet McLoughlin, John Cashman, Mary McManus, Patrick & Ann Carlln, Denis Nangle James Connor, James Nolan Wm Constantino, Thomas Orrell, Louisa Crawley, Edw'd and Ellen O'Brien James Curran. Dominick O'llara, Bridget, Dallin, Edward Pollard, Saran Darwin, James Quirk, Michael Denny, Mary Ratler, James Donnelly, Arthur Regan, Catherine, Mary, Donnovan,Betsy and Eliza and Patrick Deran, John and Edward Reynolds, Anne, Thomas, Fielding, Samuel James. Catherine, and Fleming. John and Mich'l William Flood, Bridget and Cath- Rogers, Edward crine Ronan, Johanna Freokleton, John Rourke, Michael Gaffncy. Bridget Ruth, Ellen and Michael Galvin, Julia Sanders, William Gleeson Catherine,Daniel, Scanlon, William Michael, John, and Mi- Shcaron, Edward cbael Shore, Emma Griffin, Patrick Smith Mary Halloran, Sarah Sullivan, Abby and Jeffrey Hannan, John Tobfn. Joanna and Honors liardley. Edward Walker. James Harwood, James Walsh. Richard Healy, The mas Warburton, Elizabeth, Hill. Sophia & Sarah Ann John and Mary Hughes, Samuel, Eliza and Ward, Eliza Emanuel Wells, William Jones, Edward White, Henry. UNACCOUNTED FOR. Atkinson, Joseph Kelleher, Ellen, and child Anuriton, i nomas, auu Keating, rvora Mary Anne Kelly, Edward and John Baring, Johanna Kilby. Catherine Barker, George Lister, Thomas, Mary Ann Banson, William and James Bell, John, Kmma and I.owes. Neville Eliea Marvety.William, and wife Blyden. Joseph Maxwell, Robert Brady. Patrick M'Evoy, Jane and Mary Brisnali, Jerry M'Carthy, Daniel Brown, Thomas, William, M Clelland, Kllzabeth and wife and child Jane Burns, Mary M'Oee. Margaret Rutterworth, Joseph M'Mabon, James Puttan, Mary Moynoh. Mohn Callaghan. Dennis. Susan, Molan, Ellen. Davis and ton and daughter John ('ashman, (5 children) Murphy, Tatrick and Ann Clark. Catherine, Mary Murty. William and Isabella Mullong, Betsey Corcoran. Denis Muldoon, Arthur Coyle, Catherine Murtagh, James, anil wife, Condon, Eugene Jane and child Constantino, Ann Xeelson, Mrs. Sarah. EdCombs. John ward and Jane Cox, Richard, Peter and Xeabitt, Mary Aun Mary Ann Ntlun,James and Margaret Crook, Mary O'Conner, Daniel, k wife| Cuddy, Aeles O'llaru. Biddy k Catherine Cnrley, Ellen Oullan, Andrew Delanham, Patrick Pollenseale, Samuel Devine, James, Bridget Powell, Mrs. H. and child Parker. George Deacon. Aliee Quinn. Mary, k two sons Donnelly, Arthur, (wife k Roberts, Jane two children) RadclifTe, James Dolan, Edward and John Ronayn, James. Margaret Donohue, Darby Catherine. Elita. JohunDouglierty, Johnk Martin nah. and Margaret Driston, Whiston Sale. James and Mary Druen, Mary Scandlan. William Drury, Julia and James Shaw. Joseph. Mary. Ann, Rurgen, Catherine and Sarah Ellis, Mary She nan, Margaret Either, Henry and Sarah Shread, Joseph Unan, Mary Ann, Mary, Smith, Margaret, Ellen una nriugei Mary, Thomas, Teter, Flood, Margaret Mary, and child Galvin, Nora Spenc< r, Wm, k Francis Gaffnejr, Mary Sullivan. Darnby, Geoffry, Gleeson, Ann. Mary. Johanna. Kllen, Cathrbilip and child erine, and Nancy Gormly, Margaret Swallow, Betty Greenhouse, William Taylor, -Mary A., Sarah Green, llosanna and George llalloran, Margaret Tobin, Mary llanley. Murthy Towns, William Hely, James Ticrney, Ellen fc Bridget Henry. James Tomlinson, George Hill. Rebecca 'i'hompson, Henry, Sarah, llughes, Kdward, wife and Charles. Klisaboth, and child; Mary and John Alice Jackeon.William.wife and Warburton, (a child) child; William, wife and Ward. Sarah Ann, Lilw&rd two children Wilson. James. Catherine, Johnson. John and child Jones, George, and wife, Winstanly. James Thomas, James. S; Mary Willis, William and wife h'aye. Thomas and wife Woods, Thos k Catherine Kcan,Michael Wigglesworth, I'eter he* gun, Winifred Wynne, Mary. Lpon the receipt of the information of the destruction of the Ocean Monarch by fire, a subscription was commenced for the surviving sufferers among the gentlemen of the bar attending the Liverpool assizes; upwards of Jt'12l) was raised In about half an hour, although at this late period of the assizes, upwards of hall the gentlemen had already left the town The pat kot ship Ocean Monarch was built by Donald McKay, at Fast Boston, and launched June 12, 1847. Shi sailed on her first voyage to Liverpool July 7, and having completed three voyages, was returning on herfouitli at the time of her destruction. She was owned in Boston, one half by Messrs, Knoch Train k < o . and one-fourth by II. G Shaw k Co., and onefourth by W'm. Appleton k Co. The m sfcI was undoubtedly one of the finest and largest ships en r built in the I 'nited States. She had three regulsr decks, and was 177 fiet long. 27 deep, and 41 wide. The following official account, from C?|?t. Murdotk, will be read with interest:? LisrarooL, Aug. 20, 1918. vikitni, ri.nn ii Anii -* ? . MWHWfJUIIlII.? lis Ji tolvrs upon in* to couvcy to you the painful intelligence rf the destruction of the Ocean Monarch, by tire. We b ft Liverpool on the morning of the 21st, ami at N A. M.. discharged pilot] and steam tug. with the wind at the westward. At 12 meridian, being 0 or 8 miles til Ornic's Head, the order to tack ship was given,; the main yard being hauled, the steward ctxne on deck, and said that one of the atcernge passenger* had built a lire In one of the rentilatora. I imni'di ately ordert d the second mate logo down with the steward, to nut the tile out. and bring up the delinquent. Tut before this could be done, we discovered i bat. t be ship whs on fire: Immediately endeavored to put It out. when instantaneously the whole stern of the ship burst out In flames. The scene that took placet hen. battles all deFcrlptlon. and I will not here attempt to enter into a particular detail (Jonaternation and despair pie vailed througnout the passengers? all eoutrol over them waa lost. N-? order of mine could be hi aid above the shrieks and scream* of inn and women; consequently, none could be obeyed. I bowe vi r ordered the anchors to be let go, to bring the ship to the wind, in order to keep the flamea in the atti r J art of the ship as much as possible. Orders were give n to get out the boats - succeeded In getting two, and while endeavouring to get the latlucn and other small boat, the flames spread so rapidly that before the lashings could be out away, tnc men wers obliged to dell.*t. Tilt passengers crowded on the forecastle and bowsprit, and appeared frantic with despair and infatuation. They would throw thcmaelves overboard without the slighlest cause?husbands and their wives, mothers with llieir children - to meet with a watery grave. All my i flurfs and entreaties were unavailing I promised them that their lives would be saved, if they only remained quiet hut it. was of no use 1 he yacht Qneen of the Oeean, in m il to I.iTerpool, raw us t nJ came to our asaigtanee; and while slu was picking up all that were afloat, numbers would throw themselves from tho bowsprit snrt were drowned. Tho Braaiilsn man-of war steamer, I Ii at whs out on a trial (rip. and the Prince of Wales, linn- steamer, nitak to our aid alao, together s ith the ISew World who raited In company with vs; i UBTD bUUO CUUOBivivu wsr W? V..MW, ? >?? utivmw i manner poisible, this most appall!ng disaster, the origia 1 , of which, as yet, remains a great mystery tojme. I at- 1 tribute it, in some measure, to the Irish smoking their i pipes, and laying them away, when finished smoking, j without putting out the fire. Then, again, it is said f that the steward had a light in the run. This I can hardly believe, as he well knew it was contrary to the regulations, and he was always careful of fire?so that that the eause and origin are left altogether to oonjecture. All the crew were saved but two. The stew ard and stewardess, the second steward and the eook, I regret to say, are all lost, so far as I can ascertain. We had on board 393 souls, and, so far as it can be ascertained, 180 passengers are lost. I have been quite ill for the last twenty-four hours, and confined to my bed; but I am now much better. 1 have nothing more to add; but I shall write you again soon, and, in the meantime, I remain, your obedient servant, JAMKS MURDOCH. Theatrical and Musical. Park Theatre?Notwithstanding the familiarity of the play-going public with the tragedy of " Macbeth,'' yet it always has charms and attractions which fail not to draw crowded houses when the chief characters of this noble piece are represented by talented actors. Such was the case last evening, at the Park, when Mr. Hamblin appeared as Macbeth. The well known talent of this gentleman was sufficient to rive novelty and attraction to this familiar tragedy, and to draw such a house as is only to be seen when a groat actor is announced. It would be <iuite superogatory to make any elaborate criticism of a performance with which the publio is so well acquainted, and which it knows so well how to appreciate. Suffice it to say, that Mr. Hamblin, on this ocoasion. fully sustained his .high reputation, and was peculiarly happy and successful in his performance last night. Some of his points were new?all were admirable. He was also well sustained in his part by the ether performers ; and, upon the whole, we never saw an audience better pleased and satisfied. The admirable afterpiece of the " Kton Boy" followed, in whioh Miss Telbin again exhibited that uncommon arohnesB and peouliar talent, in those lively and amusing pieces which have made her deservedly a favorite of the public. The opening of this splendid theatre was, we understand, an experiment, previous to a final settlement of prices. The iollowlng are now officially announced, as the prices at this grand theatre Dress circle, 75 cents; family circle (second tier), 60 cents ; upper boxes. 26 cents ; pit, 37,'a cents and gallery, 12>? cents. There can be no doubt, but that, at the above prices, the Park will henceforth be crowded. Bowery Theatre.?The house was tolerably wet attended last evening, and those who were present were well repaid for their visit by the very amusing pieces, which were acted in most capital style.? The first piece was the little comedy of the " ret of the Petticoats," one of the moat amusing pieces that has been performed for some time. Mrs. Walcot takes the fiart of Toll, the pet, who. by a series of adventures, is nstrumental in restoring two young wives to the arms of their husbands, dashing officers of dragoons. There is a great deal of fun in the piece, suoh as Toll's carrying out the lessons for love-making; poor Job, the gardener's (Wipans). downfall from strong drink, and the mishaps of the amorous Dancing Master, (Jordan,) all of which causedmuch mirth, andwas loudly applauded, and the curtain fell on the " Tet of the Petticoats" amidst much cheering and applause. The nautical drama of " Tom Cringle's Log," and the romantic spectacle of " Brian lioroihme," concluded the evening's amusements. The Bowery has done a very excellent business during the past week; almost every evening it has been crowded with most respeotable audiences. During the coming week, we expect it-will be equally well attended, as several new pieces will be produced. Broadway Thkatre ?IVe scarce know how to begin to speak in terms sufficient to give the reader a faint idea of the magnificence of this theatre, and the more than magnificent mental luxuries which are every night presented to view. For two weeks past Mr. Forrest has been playing ; and the proof of the success of the establishment is the immense crowd which nightly assemble, to look upon the legitimate drama in its parity. He has appeared in many of the first characters; but in his great original character of the Indian chief, in tho tragic play of "Metamora, the last of,the Wampanoags," in which he presented himself last night, ne, 1 by far transcended all the others. He most beauti fully personated tho character of the red man, both in his acts of kindness and revenge?in the time of 1 peace, kind and gentle, administering to the wants of the white man. but when that bona had onoe been broken, all the deep revenge of his blood is roused and and pushed to the farthest extremity ; and when there are none left but himself and Nameokee, (Miss Wallack) bis wife, heserds the fatal steel to her heart rather than she should fall a prey to the enemy of his race ; and, throwing away his knife, meets, with a bold front, the fatai lend which i* a pad to slay him. Miss Wnllack performed her part with good effect, and Mrs. Abbott, as Oceana, the daughter of the regicide, was par excellence. The piece vrn* well cast, and played with great spirit. After the fall ef the curtain, Mr. Forrest was loudly called for. lie appeared, bowed, and retired. M'lle Celeste and Mens. WielhofT appeared In a grand put dr rfcux, which wa3 loudly nirortd.? They are without superiors in their line. The petite comedy of' Is he Jealous" followed, In which Mise Isabel Dickinson appeared as Harriet, and was, as usual, received with bursts < f applause. The pieca was received throughout with -;r?at favor, and was worthy of the applause bestowed upon it. Broadway is the place ; and the rnanagt rs are determined that It shall always be worthy the favor which is now extended to it. National TMtATHr..?Fvery evening the excite ment in favor of the new local pieoe at thia house seems to increase, as last night it was more densely filled than it yet has been since the " Mysteries and Miseries of New York" haTe been brought out, and great was the cheering and applanse which the vanour scenes in that piece elicited. The dressing of the various characters in this piece is most admirably done ; the slouchy. seedy pickpocket, the bluff burglar, the muddle-headed Dutchman out on a spree, and especially the low Irish represented in the scene in the eld Brewery, are all most perfectly costumed. The Dutch ball, with the orchestra, refreshments, and jinal, in the way of a " muss," is a most laughable irene Previous to the drama the amusing farce of a ' Kiss in the Dark" was played, and Burke, as the jealous-minded Pettibone, was very comical. Mlse Mestaytr. as Mrs. Tettibone. alsoacted well; the scene wb?re tlie kiss in the dark is given, was inexpressibly ludicrous. The National is now in the full tide of popular favor, crowded eTtry evening with most intelli gent and respectable audiences, and from the excellent manner in which it is managed, we have no doubl/ It will long maintain its present stand. Bi-*ton's Tiir*Ta?: ?'-Dombcy & Son 'was again performed here, last evening before a crowded house. "Captain Cuttle" (Mr. Burton) shone out as usual, in his brightest colors, and kept the house convulsed with laughter during the performance. Walter *?ay, by Mr. <irace, was well sustained ; and Jack Bunaby, by Mr. Nickinson, was an excellent personation. The merits of this piece?the high talent of the drematt* persona-, who have sustained its reputation upon the Foard* of this popular theatre, since its flrst introduction. under the present iibie management of Mr. Burton. w e have frequently taken occa-lon to notice ; And on last evening, the many patrons of this theatre seemed to enjoy the rich hill of fare with more than usual /.est. The bouse was crowded to excess. Tomorrow evening. Milton's -- ,Va?que of Comus" will be presented, together with other attractions, whichmust insure a jam house. Niklo's, A?ioi: I't .ttv..?In consequence of the cloudy :tate of the atmosphere in the early part of last even ing. this fashionable place of amusement was not sc well attended as usual. We regret this the more, asthe performance was for the benefit of Signora Lletti Rossi, one of the most eccffmpllshed members of the Italian company, who ha? lately acquitted themselves so much to tile lati.-faetion of the audiences at this place of entertainment Rossini's opera of "II llarbioredl Siviglia," wna again performed with the same part ar before. 1 he Signora sustained her part with her usual ability, and on several occadon* received the warmest applause Roaitiu was ail that ceuld be de sired by her greatest admirers Having already ex pressed our opinion on the inerlta of the other performers in this piece, it i* utinoci s-ary to speak ot them now. The Nignora. with Signer- V'ietti and Rossi Corsl, whose last appearance tht* waa. leave us with golden opinions of their superior qualifications not only its vocalists but as dramatists and their departure will be a source of regret to all who arc cipable of appreciating the excellencies of the Italian opera. t'.vsiean.i.'s Minstiicls have concluded another week of successful concert* iudced, each succeeding ^,uu itk .um nuuiruvii> arn morn enthusiastic than before Thtyarnall ?i rs und musicians of excellent inlents. npd the refined fiirto which is displayed In llietr pf rformnnce* tnaki * llielr concert* tit entertainment for the ijiort cilllcal ear. They will perform every evening (luring the coiniug week. Cakti k (ialtnaa.?The usual Sunday ceening concert will he given to night at thle tin# place of resort. These concert* have been moot popular during the reason, and the present one will ci|Ua( any of them. Tnr Mora?ians ?Tho caneert of this excellent hand, which rime olf at the l-einale Academy. Brooklyn, last night, wasattended by a large and fashionable asiemblage. Krauss, as usual, by his great vocal ' science, and perfect mastuty of the human voice, displayed hie splendid abilities as a vocalist. He has beennoticed by some of the most distinguished families, among whom are those of (Jeneral Gaines and several otbr r leading character!, who, we are informed, intend visiting the Tabernacle on Monday evening. Madame I.ovarny, every night she ling* gains more in public favor; aud justly so, for her voice is sweet and melodious. and her liallad* are rendered in the most plaintive beautiful style, /orer sang some melodies with great < fleet. Slu'pel, although youug. is nn admirable performer; his execution on the .Vliocordlaa is trnly wonderful In line, this company posses* every <|UaU()eatlon to deeply impress their audiencea with the sub limltj of a musical education. They psrform at the | 1 abernacle to-morrow evening. Or mi as*' Br.ni it and Fair.?The annnal benefit of the orphans of the Catholic church of thin city, will be held at Castle Garden,on to morrow (Monday) craning. The number of children In the asylum I* very large, and this fair is lutended with a view to ralee funds for the winter nece.sdties of the Institution 11 will. In all probability, he'n magnifleent affair.

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