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

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 3, 1848 Page 2
Text content (automatically generated)

NEW YORK HERALD. fcatk-Wed t/omrrnf Fallon and 1a**an iti. JAKKS GOKOON UKXXKTT, PROPRIETOR. THE PAIL T HKK.Al.D- Tkr* nvru dau fve renH . air ipivy J7 :? per anr'in 't'ke ilORNI^w EDITION il ?UiiU at H oclnk A. H and diitrtbntrd before breakfast i It* Aral JfTK*.NlKtS EDITION ran if h id of t)it ?runb?uj, I i * dock P. a-d tkt >aond IKlTRXOVS EDITION it 9 ^ 77IA IfiCAXV HKRAtJ*?ivK<TV Saturday, for eireulab? ?? '?> J??r<?c>N <OHNnrM#-4Vt <mf< orr mm Rrrry itotim pack* I da y for hMrouritn ctrctUntioi, ffi yrr antrum to include the yo*tuThe Kuropctj H tditivii ma be printed ut tkeEirneh aiut Unilitk lanpuapet. A1J-LETTERS by maii. for tul trriptu n, or iri/h adrrrIttcmrflt to be foit paui, or the poit<ipf mil be deducted trout Mr month rimitted. HtL I S TA R V C<>R REBPt tXDENCE, eontimiug important print, nmctud from arty quarter of the world, (/' used, will be Morally paid tor. ADVER TltiEMENTB (rentwd every morntnt, and to h* put Uthed in the mc nine and after not* editun*?,} reasonable pr%t 9; to be wrktrn in <? pi<iut. lefible manner; the proprietor I'Kifrrisil 7J aUkii'dYriec'uUd ge'autifuJJy nnd iritM <]? MlUM Order, received at the cor,ur oj h\iltcn and JSaueu itrertt. , ? ?? . hO HOTh 'Eiokm of nnonvmoui e&mmuiiieahoiu. HAof0?r u t*trnd?l for mtrrtto* mwt If autkentuattd by the name ??<1 addrrti of tlx- irriicr. r.at /?vr?surUy tor put,tu-alio:., hut > a /uaranty oj ??od J'uith. H* cannot return rejected MMWMMlim'. AMUSEMENTS THIS tVSMNU. PARC THEATRE?I.niiUiLi *?Tomrv astu Firrv?Orm MUT A***. BOW Hi V THEATRE. Boweiy -lRON Chb?t-Si.;-?oba CiMfi il>D MOHOB Nlkl'l Daboing-A Loab or a Lovm ? Tub ( iiMLti Let.. BKUADWAT THEATRB. BroUwAJ-Kin* O'Nbjl?Ibi?h Ftm-?Sitock ir e Evot*. RATIONAL THEATRE, Chitlm 3tr?t??A1.T14? iTirnni akd Hirmu or Mew Yohb?Catching am Bbim, BURTON'S TTIEATRE, CliAtnbcr* (tract?Do at n by asl Bob?Womab Hatah?Oaf m-rb or Caftaib Cvrn.i. WIBIXXB, ABTOR PLACE?Merry ffiTin or Im r?, MECHANICS' BALL, Broulw&y. mar En cme.? ChBibtt e Bivnk EL'ft?Ethiofiab Bineinc;, &e. BOO LET I LIBRARY? Camfbeix'i KnirlBA MINERTA ROOMS? Taylor'* Cahtaiim, MKLODBON?Viaeim* 8KH iNiriBB, NEW BOOK, 8?: Broadway?Phu-ohophical EntertainHew York, Tnr?clny, (klolwr 3,1S48. Actual Circulation of the Herald. 0*t'r 2. Monday 2P 592 copi?f>. The publication of tin Morning Edition of the llrrald com nttrra yffterday xt 5 minutes |nK 8 o'clock, and finished at 26 Hinnte*'before 7 o'clock ; the first Afternoon Edition commenced at 10 mantes past 1 o'clock, and finished at 10 minutes of 2 eelock; the aecoml at 5 minutes past 8, and finished at 20miuutcs )wt 3 c clock. HAILS FOR EUROPE. THE WEEKLY HERALD. The mails of the steamship Acadia will close in this My at half-past 3 o'clock this afternoon. The H'tikly Jltrald, for European circulation, will ready for deliTery at 12 o'clock, at sixpence per opy. It will contain, printed in Krench as well as in English, all the important and interesting news of the | WMk. Th? Acadia will leave Boston to-morrow noon. State of Enropt?Rrlgn of Terror lit Eiigltnd. Every week's intelligence from Europe is deeply interesting. The contest in that quarter of the world is for great,powerful,and unchangeable principles of progress in human society. The crisis in England. France, and other nations of Europe, is as important as that which broke out there with the reformation of Luther. Then it was a contest of religious liberty against religious despotism; now it ie civil liberty against oligarchy and civil tyranny. Every week's intelligence from England is as interesting il ight have been during the old revolution in the seventh!* century, winch ended in the establishment of the commoi.T"1' \ * this moment a reign of terror exists in Engine., as deep and bitter as the reign of terror established by Charles the First, against the reformers of his day. In the full and comprehensive details why^ we have lately given of the legisllti've, executive, and judicial proceedings adopted by the British government and their subservient tools, against the chartists and the other political bodies of the British empire, there is developed as deep and bitter a spirit of tyranny as ever was exercised by Judge Jeffreys and the government oi his day. An Englishman reads a paragraph from one of the American papers, commenting in general terms on the policy of the English government toward one i ol its provinces, and lor this act is arrested, tried, convicted, and sentenced to two years imprisonment in the penitentiary, as a felon No viola* tion of civil liberty and persona! right went farther than that in the days of Charles the First. And yet the English journals talk of liberty being enjoyed in that land by every one claiming to be an English* I man. The truth is, the British government is an odious landed oligarchy, in whom all the powers of this civil liberty, so muA vaunted and so much abused, are concentrated and directed to the enjoyment of an oppressive monopoly, and to the deprivation of the great musses ol the people of every social and civil right, beyond a beggarly pittance that barely supports human existence. One million ol men monopolize everything like j>ower aJid proj>erty over the other twenty-seven millions composing the British population. The riots which have been lately renewed in Ireland, will not, we are afraid, produce any lasting reform or ameliorafiftn-in the condition of the people. The discontented.ma9se6 of Irish society are not pervaded with any advanced ideas of li* berty or government. Their efforts spring merely from the overwhelming force ol the destitution and physical evile under which they are groaning, j but are not directed by strong or powerful ideas to j ward the attainment of anything real, or political, j in human advancement. The real revolution, if it ever should take place in the British empire, will commence simultaneously in the three kingdomst and spring from higher ideas and more effective instrumentality than have characterized the late movements of the Irish people. The present con" duct of the British government towards the chartists and the other i olitical malcontents, forms but the first step in that reign of terror which will ultimately produce a general conflagration throughout the land. Time will mature events. The Corrupt I m ol th?- Public Money, for Parly Purposes. We learn that upwards of a million and a half of j public documents?that is, of parti Kan docu- | mente?have been distributed by the democratic , ranking committee, at Washington, since the close of last session. The number of whig documents is not ?et d?w n, but it is quite reasonable to suppose that the wk.g committee have not been ji i *u.? :r*i ... i . lair, aiiu mm, u mrjf imvc not Oil quite QS many Buncombe speeches und articles as their opponents, they have, at least, exhiV>itf?d no scrupulosity about using the power w hich they possess, to gorge the mails with party statements and representation?, doubtleas, containing as great a quantity of trash nnd lies as those sent by their opponents Previous to every Presidential election, several members of both houses ol Congress are appointed u committee to remain in Washington, during the recess, lor the purpose of deluging the country, both North and>onth, with documents generally ol a most worthies character. The mails groan with the weight of these parcels?the business correspondence of the country is often delayed in consequence?and, what is worse than either, the people are taxed to pay for the transmission of matter sent, most generally, with the sole view of helping a few men to ?flice. The people's money w barefaeedly squandered, in order thnt the politicians may thrive. for this practice, neither party is mor< to blame than the other. It is followed with a j?erfect understanding between them that the fight is to be waged with wea|K>?M purchased at the people's expense; and men, individually respectable, do not sempl? to commit w holesnle fru >ds on th?- govern Trent, Pttnply bfcuw the government ehoo?e8 to wink at them, and they are sanctioned by the conceit and skulking consent of their brethren in both partita. A fraud on government it t??became those who firat favored the conferring ot the frankiog privilege on members of Congress, never contemplated its ute for the furtherance of parly purposes. It was cool< rred simply to ifford facilities for free communication with their con. I stituent*. and to enable them to lay before the latter such information, relating to the business ot l'gislation and the affairs of the country, as it would be in their power to give, and it would be usefu1 to the people to receive. li is tim< i ablic attention were directed to this growing abuse. The only practicable mode of renting it is by abolishing the franking privilege, and at the same time by making newap?i|>er8 free ; of postage. As long as members are allowed the franking privilege, they will abitf*e it to dose their const luent." with trashy speeches made by themselves and others. This fraud will continue so j long as it is legalized. When it is prohi ited and puniehed, like any t>ther fraud, then it will cease. The Senate of the United States, by a resolution of that body passed at its last session, legalized 1 anoiner traud ot a similar cnaracter. >\ e reier to the publication of the speeches of Senators made duriDg the session, in the two party journals of 1 "Washington, the Union and the Intclligcncer, at ! the rate of seven and a half dollars the column, to \ t ach. For the rei>orting, printing and publishing these same speeches, now in course of publication from day to day in those papers, the Senate has J already paid Doctor Houston, their late reporter. The speeches were complete?in the hands of all the Senators and their friends?and yet, in order 1 to give the party papers above named a bonus for I lheir partisanship?nothing else?the Senate actu' ally broke its contract with Doctor Houston, and voted seven and a half dollars a column for their re-publication in the T'nion and IntclligeMer. By this contract, each of these papers clears, at the lewest calculation, five dollars a column, and 1 their profits may be estimated by the fact that they now publish from six to ten columns daily, and that of the most drowsy and soporific trash, generally, that ever fell from Senatorial hps. The House of Representatives very creditably refused to sanction this fraudulent use of the public money, and it is to be hoped that the Senate will see the grossness of the deception practised on them by a few of their own body in the interest of those wretched papers. If the movers of this scheme for the publication of the reports were actuated by motives of human" ity, it was certainly very mistaken humanity.? To prolong the lingering existence of those wretched papers, at the expense of the people, was an act of fgregrious folly. They $e neither useful to their own party nor dangerous to their opponentsindeed, it would be impossible to guess at the ob" ject of the Union's existence, except to eulogise Mr. Folk; or of the Intelligencer's, except to be the aiologist of Kngland. It is quite possible that the wings wished the continuance of the former, with the view of injuring the democratic party, and Miat the democrats, actuated by similar motives, desired to lend a helping-hand to the Intelligenccr. This may, after all, be the secret of the success oja measure which outwardly wears a most repul. sive aspect. Indeed, we doubt if the Senate of the United States has ever offered a grosser or more barefaced indignity to the common sense of the people, than by robbing the Treasury to enrich those i apers. We hope that after the election 111 November the politicians will return to their senses, and en j deavor, with as good a grace as iiossible, to undo the mischief they have done, and stop the expenditure of public money for the vile and dirty purple of party ( Coi.lins's Line ok New Vork axd j Mail Steamers.?This line of ocean steamships, i built under the direction of E. K. Collins, Esq., < j the hulls of two of which will be launched next 1 ; month, will probably excel in point of swiftness, ' : and every other kind of excellence, any vessels now afloat. Tliey are intended to ply between this port and Liverpool, and will, in all likelihood, I prove the fastest and safest steam vessels ever built. The machinery will be of immense J strength, the engines more solid and strong than ] any heretofore constructed, and tiie greatest cner- j gies of science will be directed to produce, in j their construction, the most ]>erfect combination of ( strength and swiftness. The contract with govern- 1 ] wient provides that the vessels shall have such i capabilities as to admit of being converted, at any ^ 1 time, into war steamers of the first class; and it has been hitherto a trial of skill so to combinc ! the necessary strength with such modelling, in other respects, as would secure the greatest possible speed. The proprietors are sanguine that they have aituined. in the construction of the New i Vork and Liverpool mail line, this happy combi- , nation, to the fullest practicable extent. The j steamers are to be named, respectively, the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Arctic, the Adriatic, and the Baltic, making them emphatically an ocean ' line of steamers. The 1 nwritten History of the Mexican War. ?Some lew weeks ago we published a communication, entitled a " Chapter from the Unwritten History of the Mexican War," describing some of the men and the movements in the famous battle ' of Mohno del Key. The author of that article is a gentleman of the highest honor and veracity?n ; ' military man of unquestionable capacity, J one i who was an eye-witness to most of tlie scenes and , incidents he described. We perceive that a rery long and elaborate reply , was made to the article yesterday, in the columns of the Courier and Enquirer. The reply, however, j is by no means conceived in the courteous man- i ner of the communication which it purports to j correct. Yet, notwithstanding this disparity in j the style and tone of the two articles, we shall | endeavor to find room for the material parts of the reply, as soon as possible, in order that all i 1 parties referred to may have fair play in the co- ' 1 lumn? ?f this journal. We wish nothing but the I 1 truth in relation to this matter, and to all the distinguished men who have been engaged in the j Mexican campaign. Important St*it Ejections.?Yesterday two i important Mate election? took place, one in Georgia and the other in Florida In two or three days we shall receive eome of the returns trom these States. These returns, whatever they may be, will give us additional data to judge of the chances of General Cass and General Taylor lor the Presidential chair. If the result in Georgia and Florida should be very decidedly in favor of the whigparty, it will zive an iiii|>etus to the election of General Taylor that w ill p:.rrv liini lrmmi?hant)v throiiL'h tile content. ?>n the contrary, if the democratic paity be Mctorious, the chances of (leneral Cass will h<- projKHtionately increased, and thoa#.- of < iene/al Taylor diminished The eyes of nil {toliticians will Ikfixed on those two elections. We have made complete arrangements to procure tlx- arli< ?t and most authentic returns of them, and the public may reft latistied of receiving tin first and most accurate intelligence through our columns. Moiif. Nkw> mou Ki roi-b.?The steamship Hermann, Captain Cruhtre< , will be due to-morio?', villi four dHys later news from hurop*. Mistake?Win. 15. Mollat, of No. JfcUl Rroailu.ty. did not Income bail for John f4. Auctm. - ~~ Movement of Individual*. Niidai: c Mum*, of Bordentown (an Amerinn lady), *?? lo Lave >atl?>d j?-?t?rdajF for Kianae. where sb>; in lojnin h?r >ia?l>and. no* a uf the National Theatrical and Mualcnl. THriTllctL Mmtr.rvisr.-Thin theatrical who I, it would Mftn. ia on* that call* forth all ?h > ?n?rgi?0 o' the mptetlrn managers. in ord?r to produee for the aouiinmt of their patron* the highest order of hi* trionic and musioal taWnt. Wo hav? it nnonncad that Macrrady opena cn Wednesday, at Niblo'a. Hamblin la going thron^b) ilia round of tragic characters at the Bowery, which ia nightly filled Collins appear* Ibis week In all hla flue Iriah drama* and Inimitable Iruh. and other song*; and we have just been informed tbat Madam* Anna Bishop. undoubtedly the moat accomplished vocali?t in the country, haa been engaged, and will apprur at the Park Theatre on Wednesday evening. when the lovers of musioal ezoelleno* will be delighted in hearing all the gems of the respective operai rendered with the higheat degree of art, In aweet intonatlona and exquUlte execution; and, though last nv.t leaat, Strackoach, the piano enchanter, i* giving a feries of his monster concerts in this city. 1'ark Theatre.?The performances at the Park, lwt evening, were worthy of that favorite resort. The Monplainir's. M if re-assured of the favorite placo which they held in th? esteem of the audience, performed the various parti allotted to them in a manner which called fi>r the loudest plaudits. " Ksmerulda" has not been performed bcrnre In n more periect manner man on this occasion The l'at 8tul in the tirnt act, and tbe l'at He liiux in the fame, with all the accompanying and intervening dances, were accomplished in that manni-r of distinguished grace which characterizes only high art and great practice, oonnected with the best abilities, and in the second act the feats of agility and gracefulness were not lest wonderful. Tbe other entertainments of the evening were all that could be desired In the oomedietta of " Our Mary Anne."' Mr. Chapman as Jonathan Junk. Miss Rose Selbin as Ernestine. afforded ample amusement to put tbe audience in the heft possible humor, and in the after piece of " 40 and SO.'' Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert, as Mr. and Mrs. Lilljwhite, were perfectly and irreslstably comical. Mr. G.is certainly an actor of very high merit, and cannot fail to become a great favorite at any house where he performs. He has such a quiet and happy way of saying his good things that his auditors are drawn into a broad grin, or a laugh outright, before they are aware of it. Mrs. G. also possesses creditable stage talent, and seconds, extremely well, the efforts of her husband. Bowery Tin *tiik.?This house was well filled last evening, despite the excessively unpleasant weather; and those who did go were amply repaid for their trouble, as ' (.'ortolanu*'" was produced with great splendor. Mr. llamblin filled the part of the haughty Roman most admirably. lie looked the character to perfection. and his elocution and declamation were truly great. Tilton. Stevens, Miss Taylor, Mrs. Winstanley and the other performers, were all excellent in their parts. Mr. Haiublin is acting tinely during this engagement. And the series of elegant and classic pieces in which he appears every evening, ought to b* seen Dv all (rue lovers o: tne Higher walRs ot the drama We are glad to Bee that the patronage bestowed on tb? Bowery of late has been great: it is one of the most favorite houses in the country, and the refutation it has acquired in former times will always b.t upheld by the present management. The beautiful dancing of Signora Ciocca and Signor Neri. and (& ^Basing little comedy of ' Charles 11.'' concludod tb# ^Tuning's entertainments To-night Coleman's splendid play of the Iron Chest," will be performed?Mr. iiamblin'taking the part of Sir Kdward Mortimer. Dancing by Ciocoa and Neri, the farce of the "Loan of a Lover.'' and''Tom Cringle's Log," compote the rest of the bill. Mrs. Winstanley, Miss Taylor, J. M. Scott Ilall, Dull, kc., will all appear. Broadway Tiieatiie.?The inclemency of th? weather and other causes, operated in producing a thin attendance last evening, notwithstanding the great attraction of Mr. Collins in two characters, MeShane, in the "Nervous Man,"' and Rattler, in "How to Tay the Kent." The pieces went off very well, however, and the audience wore highly delighted, as must all be who see Mr. Collins in either of those parts. The extraordinary success which attended his appearance during the past week, though more extraordinary. after the plcthoric houses which Mr. Forrest continued so long to draw, has induced the management to re-engage him, and several popular Irib.H pieces are 12 c&urse of preparation This evening. Gore s comedy of O'Nell," and the farce of the ''Jtffh Tost, ' are to be predated; Mr. Collins in tho principal parts. The former piece ?? one of great interest and humor; and the blunders Of Terence O'Grady, in the "Irish Tost.'" are conceived in tho richest vein of merriment. Mr. Collins sings several capital songs in the coursc of the evening. National Theatre?A new version of the very popular novel. " La Esmeralda," was produced at this bouse last evening, before a very crowded house. The story of the novel is somewhat altered, of course, in nrder to suit it for stage representation; but it still preserves all that thrilling interest which Victor Hugo's masterpiece possesses in such an eminent degree. Miss Mestayer personated Esmeralda, ller figure and style are not exactly what one would fancy of the Bohemian girl, but her excellent acting of the part made up iuT this. She bas several pretty ballads in the course of the piece and all of '^,.m were muck ap- J ['lauded. f^'.'iiier. as Captain rho'bus. the bright star of Kmieralda's thoughts, played well; and the Belli inuer. Quafimodo. was finely playod by Mr. Jones. Mr. McLean's Oudule was mueh applauded. The scenery atid general getting up of the piece was very tine, and tbe dances, tableaux. tun , which were so beautifully docc. tllcltid long and continued applause. The ' Mysteries and Miseries " fallowed next?it was as rich and racjr as usual, and the various eceen'ricltios of More. Sykesjr, Sc Co. were ss prolific in entertain- 1 ment as ever. To night " Ksmeralda'' will be n^ain ' ixrforaed, as n'fo the' Mrsteries and Miseries. A he I rarccr,f ati f'c!re?s " Till conclude the \ Mil. The house will be crowded, no doubt. Bi bton'i Tiikathe.?A drama, new in our clty_ ^ sailed''The Toodles, or the Farmer's Daughter," was j arc ugLt out !aet night at Burton's. The chief charao. Lcr. Mr. Timothy Toodle, wad played by llr. Burton, | biimvlf, in such a masterly Ftylc as to throw all the otfcerg in the shade. The house was. in fact, kept in au iner?>ant fit of uproarious laughter. The conc'.ution of the piece was accidentally more comic than any of the intended comicalities it contains. Three couple embrace each other on the f-tage; the farmer and his brother, (Mr. I yeneand Mr. Jordan.) on their reconciliation, the dai>gLUr and her lover. (Mr. Grace, and Mrs. A. Knight.) and Mr. Toodles and his wire, (Burton and 1 Mr!". Vernon.) When they, therefore, all six embraced each other. In the proper couples, and the curtain ihc.ulu have dropped and closed the loving fcene, the curtain, from some accident to the machinery. again and again refused to bndgefrom its fixture up aloft. The involuntary prolongation of the embraces of the three embracing couples, was. in this state of suspense, highly amusing, especially that of Mr. and Mrs. Teodle. who both enhanced the drollery of their position by a great amount of extemporaneous ! fun. The laughter of the audience was thus augmented by the skill with which the incident was ' turned into an additional extemporaneous comic scene Mr. Burton being called out by tumultuous | plaudits, made a little speech, "replete with fun and ThV Va?t?*of r?. * ??lt. , apt at n Cuttle" followed, in which J8?K &un ^ Brougham), and Captain Cattle, .f. iturmuj. uvvn mew uuwu liumnii-u tuuuuors of well merited applause from a house, even on such a ! tempestuous nignt as last night was. yet crowded to the rotf. sum is the reward of good management, excellent piece*, and first-rate performers. The pretty Miss Sinclair performed most sweetly and beautifully as Snrah Blunt in " Toor rillicoudy;" we think she would succeed in higher part*. As for burton, and Brougham. and I.ynne. nnd Ilaymond, kc.; also, Mrs. 1 Brougham. Mrs. Vernon, Mrs. Loder, be., they need ' no mention whatever. The increasing rush of the public to this well conducted theatre is the best critique upon the excellence of these most excellent ' and admirable performers. Nin o's Theatre.?It was truly exhilarating, last ( night, to witneas what is really a novelty in the pre- ; sent state of the drama, the whole of one of Shak- 1 speare s plays, (Henry the IV,) well and faithfully ' performed throughout, with n cast such as seldom : have met together to do more justice, individually and collectively, to the historical play of that name. The Hotspur of Vandenhoff, is, beyend all controversy, his | best character, whilst a more dashing and spirited j representation of the Prince of Wales could not be I found than in Mr. Crisp. Mr. Iiackett's "Falstaff" i scarcely need* a culogium. Although it is now more j than ten years since we saw him in the same character, with infinite success, upon an occasion that attracted ; the largest audience that ever filled the late National Theatre, a well-merited and justly appreciated tribute 1 to the talents and enterprise of Mr. llackott The ! part of Poins was well identified in Mr. Charles, as were the parts of Francis, by Mr. T. Placide, ami first Carrier, by Chippendale The kndy Percy of Miss ; Horn, and the Hostess of Mrs. Charles, were received with much applause. The whole performance was distinguished by an unnsual array of professional talent. The farce of the " Eton Hoy " followed the j tragedy with the same success that has marked each < repetition of an entertainment that developes the predomlnent features of Miss Dickinson s male repre amnion* 10 great euect. inn evening win ne me lift appearance of Mr. T. Placide, and we need scarcely rem in J tbe citizens of New Vork that, on Wednesday. Mr. Macready will appear before them In '' Macbeth," with a oest admirably and judiciously elected. str.?kofrti'? Obani> Com krt.?ThlJ musical leftl* val. which has been announced for some weeks, came off last evening, at the Tabernacle, before an audience of at least four thousand persons. The overture to ' Kgmont,"' by the orchestra, was well received; lint to our mind wo hate often heard an orchestra of a lesser number give as much general satisfaction The romance of -'Uuido et OlneTra," by M. l.aborde was executed very pleasingly. The nndlenoe were next in rxpectation of hearing Signorina Tufll and Slgnorn I'leo. in the duo' Semlramlde;" but much to their surprise and disappointment an apology was made, | stating that Madamo Pico ? as sick. This caused some dissatisfaction, until Madame l,aborde whi jntroln je I, who sang an aria lroui *' 11 Barblere dl Sivlglia," which was rendered with great sweetness mid musical skill. Mlfs Northall then sang nn English ballad, " The Snallow*.'' and her sweet tones and unafTectel m?- ( thod called lorth. as usual, repeated cheers The ^rand tinale. tlrst set of " Linda d? t'.hamounix " wa< then tungby StgnorlnaTruffl.Slgnorl Dabrueland It oast.with full chorus; It is almost unnecessary tos*y It IoobIiiiiI nil th>* anirtie skill and tlnl?h for wnl^h these eminent hi lifts nre distinguished lletween the r e?r, pilfu s ojtsbo ol Trufl", tbe rich, rouna tvuee oi Dabruers baiitn?e, ?nd the deep kIuuh of Rood's b*N ?ilii, ft harmony wu preferred which ellnlt-d the loudest applause Tb? celebrated Concert Hiik-Ic. by tftrakoeeh, w lb orchestral accompaniment gave farther testimony of th? young Kuk-Iid pianist's ft- a* ma?leat eelebrity. The overture " Rtrzln " cimposed by Mare'i'na, was sach a 'plendid compoeitlon. aud ??< played with ' such artistic excellence. that It wax 1 ully < aorei.? " Le ?rl aiix Clt vt." by Mailsme Laborde, evHeno?.l fs-cllfiil tuition and nkilfnl management of voi:e. The trio, by Truffl Benedetti and Rossi,from "Lucre*i? Porgla drew f.->rth the 1-iudest cheer*. In fine, the drawback, occasioned by ba i uianapxmf nt. wan fully made up by the exertions of the distinguished artists engaged for theoceulnn The Lieduorani. under Jules Hecbt. acquitted themselves rery pleadingly, and all parsed off with frreat tela:. I umsiv's Minstrels are l'airly under way, and will, no doubt. " run like the cholera." to use rather a famous fipression. They are in a? tine voiee aa ever, and Bins, dance and joke with all the excellence for which ibid very talented band is bo famous. It seems like old tinu'B once more to hare them among us ; and, though they may have bden triumphantly sucoesi-ful wherever they have sung during their late tour, they can never meet with warmer supporter* than the New Vork public. To-night thev will give an excellent bill Campbell's Minstrels.?These excellent singers are doing tvonders in the way of attracting audiences, Night niter night, rain or sbine, fair weather or foul, their room is crowded, and the long-continued applauite which their songs, ko , elicit, are just tributes to theit excellence. They will give u number of their newesr Ami huif annira fn.nlahf Thn*o w>?n wUk tr\ Vi.>? c moot admirable Hinging, cannot do better thanjto visit the Campbell's Minstrels' concerts. Mksmu, Miaktkni and Lkvaiibi'b's rery elegant entertainments are all the rage nowadays The scientific attainments of these gentlemen enable them to present most amusing exhibitions, and those who visit them will have no cause to regret the step. Besides the beuutiful entertainments which they have hitherto given, to-night a most ainuiing Krench vaudeville will be played. It is the original version of the famous " Lady and Gentleman in a Peculiarly Perplexing Situation.'' Italia* Opkra in Philadelphia.?On Wednesday evening, the season opens for three weeks at the Chesnut. with a powerful and moat efficient company, a chorus of fifty performers, and an orchestra of an equal number of instruments. Bellini's " Norma" is ohosen for the first opera, with Truffl as the Df uidess, Benedetti as I'ollio, and Valtellinaas Oroveso The musical director is M. Maretzek, late of the Queen's Italian Opera, London*?Phila. North American, Oct. 2. Dan Marble was performing in St. Louis on the 24th ultimo. Booth, the tragedian, is in Chicago. , Young Alexander, the magician, is performing in Steubenville. and daily astonishing the inhabitants of that metropolis. _ Sporting Intelligence. Thf. Races. ? The sweepstakes over the Union Course, which were to have come off to-day, are postponed until to-morrow, in consequence of the unfavorable weather. Should the weathtr on that day prove unpropitious, the entire meeting will be postponed

until next week. St. J.ouii Jockey Club.? At a meeting of the memhern of the Jocsey Club of St Louis, on Saturday, the 20d inat., for the puri>os? of organizing a new club, the following gentlemen were duly declared elected:?Col. D. D. Mitchell, Tresident; Col. Charles Keemle, Col. A. B. Chambers, George W. Oorde, M. S. Cerre, Vice fieoidents; James VcPonough, Dr. J. C. Carpenter, B. W Alexander, N. II. llanley, Stewards; James A. Valentine. Secretary; Charles Koemle,A.B. Chambers, George W. Gorde, Executive Committee.? St. Louis Reveille, Sept. 24. St. Louis Course.?Trotting race, ten miles, in harness?Turse $100. C. S. Ellis' b. g Boston 1 J. Wheeling's b. g. Hough and Heady 2 W. Schenk's b. g. Tormentor 3 It. McO'Bienis' b. m. (on the 5th mile) dr. The weather was fine?the attendance numerous, uud the betting on time spirited. The track has been so much improved that old acquaintances will hardly recognize it. and all the improvements are for the bett?*r. Thft fivfl hnrapfi A.nnmim>Atl all at.apf.Mrl Thu main contest, however, lay between C. S. Ellis' b. g. Boston, and J. W. Wheeling's b. g. Rough and Ready. The time was as follows:?1st mile, 3 m. 30 s.; 2d, 4 ; 3d. 3 40}?; 4th. 4 00 ; 5th. 3 24 ; 0th, 3 51 ; 7th, 4 10 ; 8th, 4 20 ; 0th, 4 45 ; 10th. 4 46?Boston winning in 41 minutes and 1 second.? Si. Louis Reveille, Seplender 24. City Iutclllgriicc. The Wc.iTiit*.-Yesterday was, indeed, a stormy ? ay. the rain having poured in torrents during the whole ''ay The wind was high from the northeast all day; and. ^nt for the time which ha? elap?nd.one might suppose the real >iuinoctial was at hand. The night was dark and gloomy. aT^d the storm, up to a late hour, raged with unabated violence. The streets are flooded, and the clouds of dust, which but a few days since filled the whole city, hire settled down 'ttto a deep mud. Militia Traimso.?Yesterday was the day set apart for the general training of thn ununiformed militia, but, in consequence of the storm, there were very few who piiiiJid. Tlitre wire several companies out, however: and really they were a bright specimen of oltizen soldiery. The companies were composed of people of every nation and tongue, and one would suppose, to look at thtm. that they were familiar with Chinese! or ?-onie other unheard tf tactics. Many were without guns. "Oil abaut one-half were almost without the neceff ary garments to cover them, and the cold rain I caused a general shivering among the troops. Had the day been fine, there is ex cry probability thousands of the most untutored soldiers would have appeared in all the gorgeoueness of military display. tibf.r.t Exci r<iok.?The Jackson CVuard. composed of the members of Kngine Company, No. 11. of Brooklyn. pa?jed through the city yesterday, on an excursion to Bull's Ferry. They are a fine looking set of fellows^but the day raj most unpropitious for pedes man iravc. Tub Comi^i sr ali.-This company, wear a uniform j afur the style of revolutionary days. They made a fine appearance, and are well drilled In military tactic*. | American Imtitvtc Iair.?The fair of the American Institute opened yesterday, at Castle Garden, and j from the beautiful and useful articles already deposited, will probably be the mo*t magnificent the Institute ha* | e\erheld. Should the weather pre re fair, thousands j of persons will dally crowd the Castle. List of Firfs.?During the month of September, the following fires, which is a correct list, occurred in the city:? 1st.?Three story brick, in Washington, near Morris street; trifling. 2d.?One story wooden. 16 Dover street; trifling. 2d ? Camphene factory, corner of First avenue and 24th street; destroyed. 2d.?Four story brick, No. 49 Fulton st'eet; partially destroyed. 2d.?Two story woodenJGrand, near Clinton street; trifling. 2d.?Two story brick, coiner of Madison and Chestnut streets; trifling. 2d.?Two story wooden. 74 Carmine street; trifling. 2d.?Three story brick, 55 Greenwich street; trifling. 3d.?Fine two story brick, in Minetta, near McDougal street; destroyed. 3d.?Two story wooden, corner of Morton and Bed- i ford streets; trifling. 4th.?Two story wooden, 141 Walker street; trifling. ] fith.?Two story wooden. 88 Cross street: trifling. 5th.?Two story wooden, corner of Forsyth and ; Walker streets; trifling. 6th.?Wooden shed, rear of 117 Grand street; destroyed. 6th.?Stables of Bull s Head Hotel, 24th street; destroyed. Cth.?Horse Market stable, on Third avenue; destroyed. 7th.?Wooden shed, rear of 307 Spring street, de- | 7t6.?Three story brick, 108 Third street; trifling, j 8th ?Oae story wooden,Sixth avanue; trifling. , 8th.?Knlton Maiket; trifling. 13th.?Stable in Anthony street, near Broadway; : destroyed. 13th.?Slaughter house in Sd street; trifling. 18th.? The Sun building, corner of Nassau and Kul- , ton streets, trifling. 14th.?Two story brick, SO Madison xtreet; trifling. 15th.?Two story wooden, corner of Sd avenue and 2t*h street; trifling. 15th.?Three story brick, 324 Hudson street; trifling. ICth.?1'our story brick. 173 Water street ; trifling. 17th.?Four story brick, 12 t'oenties slip ; destroyed. 17th.?Three story brick, corner of 0th avenue and Waverly place : trifling. * 18th.?Two story wooden, rear of 234 Second street; destroyed. 18th.?Three story brick, corner of 6th avenue and Waverly place ; trifling. 20th.?Three story brick, 70 ' hathain street; trifling. JHst?Three story brick, foot of West 18th street; considerably. Jlst.?Stable, rear ef 372 Delancy street; destroyed. 21st.?Two story wooden, 81 Mulberry street; trifling. 22d ?Two stnhles rear, of 26.'; Houston street; slnughter houie rear, of 287 Orchard street, and two story dwelling. 285 Orchard street; destroyed 22U?Two story wooden, 45 Laurens street; trifling. 24th.?Three story brick, 3 Whitehall street; trifling. 24th ?Two story brick, 33 Troy street ; trifling. 24th.?Three story*,brick, 233 Bleeeker street; trifling. 20th.?Two story brick. 43 Carmine street; de Btroyed. 2(ltb,?SUMe, rear of 130 Perry atraot; trifling. MHh.?Carpenter ahop. in 8th atreet. near Arenue B, destroyed. 27th.?Two ?tory brick, 80 Broadway ; trilling 28tb.?Cotton balea, foot of Maiden Lane; dextroyed. 2Sth.?Stable, No. 100 Barrow Btreot; trifling. 2'>th.?Stable, in Downing atreet ; trifling 2Btb.?Two atory wooden, 40th itreet, neur 8th areflue ; deatroyed. 30th ? Stab)*. 13th atreet. near 4th avenue ; trilling .'JOth ?Two atory brick, 12 New atreet j trifling Making a total of fifty time* that the firemen were called'out for actual aerrice. Ahm.it am> ll>:< ovkrt.?Our column* yeaterday contained an advertiaement detailing the robbary, between Kiogaton and Montreal. Canada, of a parcel of LowerCanada bank note*, kc . and elfering a reward of f^Ofor the recovery of the*ame. We learned yesterday tbat tiie robtx r had been arrested and all the money rtcorered. Katai. A< < iiik-it.?On Saturday e*ani?g lait. there waa a democratic torch-light proce?rloo, at Burden I'oint, New Jeracy, which resulted moat *<-riou*ly. 'I'h.i Frocenaion waa moving by tiie country peat of Colonc I iarriaon. proprietor of the Northern Hotel, in Cortlandt atrret. when two of bia *oo*, ymin men, ? -nt out of the )ioa*e to git-* tiieni a (.a ting italute. Tlia> procured a barrel <,f abating*, wtiioh tlim\ ret on flre. Not burning ver* brightly, one of the \?ungin>'ii procured a eun of camplien whlrhjie commenced pouring upon the fire In an inatant the lUmt cumiiiunleat'd to the llifild in the can. and an ?xplo-iou f.?i lowed, and lb* young man waa entalnped lo flame.? Jli* brother r?n lo Jj?* aawjti.nce when he aiio too'< fir* A th>rd brother, who is a Ma of family, dlsaOTartag the sitaation of his broth-re, attempted to aid them when od? of bin bud* and trail *u moat Miiously injnred by the lira. The flrat of the brothera flit d In a few boar* after. and tb* aenond la said to be in a critical aituatton Thla ( amph?d? ia a|moat dangerona thinir, and ahould not ha trifled with 1 The Stikbiw<; Ctai.?The Coroner bald an laqneat at the City Ho*|4tal, on the body 01' a man bythe name 1 of Joht kihan, a uative of Ireland, and 22 year* of c age. who wu auppoaed to have comi to hi* death from a atab inflleled by Charlea Au^uxtua, alias " Dutch Charley," on la?t Saturday nl?ht a week ago. It appeared fiom the teatimony taken before the coroner, that the deceased waa ohaxed in Anthony street t on the Kiva Pointa. on the night in <iue?tion. and stabbed in the buck, indicting a revere wound immediately N under the left ahoolder bWde bone, through wh'ch in- ( jury it was unppnaed hia death waa cau-ed; but on the I evidence of the hnuae aurgeon of the Hoapltal. it waa 'bnwn thA fctah i n '! iff ...I Kv thu nroiiauH mmu ! cau?e of death, but that the deceased came to hi* death by inflammation of the brain, Consequently, uj'On tl'in evidence the jury rendered a verdict ac- a cordiogly, and " Dutch Charley" wa~ discharged from * oustody. J Ct't Hit Throat.?A man. numed John Brown, a * returned volunteer from Mexico, attempted to destroy ' himself, on Sunday night, by cutting his throat. He 1 wav discovered soon after the act. and his wound was t dressed. It is thought he will recover. * Death b\ Drowning.?The Coroner held an inquest yesterday at the foot of James street, on the body of , s James Alison, agpd 23 years, a native of North Caro- ' ? lina. and a band on board the sohooner John Francis, | lying at the foot of James street. It seems the de- i * ceased was somewhat in liquor, and while endeavoring j * to get on board the achoouer fell overboard, and was ' * drowned. The jury rendered a verdict that the de- * ceaaed came to bis death by drowning. The deceased * has friends residing at Dedful. North Carolina. Police Intelligence. Rrcovery of Jewtlry.?Officers M'Cord and Bevens 2 recovered yesterday, from a black fellow, called Samuel o Lyons, the following jewelry, supposed to bo stolen :? s One gold curb guard chain, with slide; one hair braoe- l, let. with topaz, stone?on the inner part of the clasp v 1b engraved " Mrs. K. Parker, to M. A. T., 1847;" one gold thimble, two gold finger rings, one hair and the . other garnet; one gold pencil, with purple stone; one ladies' breast pin. Amethyst stone; and one eye glasa; for all of which an owner is wanted. Apply to Captain j Carpenter, at 6th ward police station. No. 48 Leonard * street. The negro asserts that he found the above jj articles of jewelry in a small bos. on the side walk in Hudson street, near Laight street, on er about the 2d J of August last. Common Council. Board ok Aldermen, Monday, Oct. 2nd.?Morris <J Franklin, President, in the chair.--The proceedings of the last meeting were read and approved. ' 4??Mi**ivn 1 ? "*11 bun Auimuau lurtlLUVC, tu auruu v tbeir Annual Fair. Accepted. * Communication?From his honcr tho Mayor, trans- f mittlng the obligations of the Sardinian Government, * through its Minister, for the courtesy of the corpora- 1 tion of the city, to the offlcers of the frigate Aurora, in ' September. 1848. On file. Also, from his honor the Mayor, stating that the patriot, Frederick llicker. the leader of the republican spirit in Germany, was soon expected to visit this city for the purpose of becoming acquainted with the republican prinoipln, and request- " ing the tender of the Governor's room for his recep- d tion, and making him the guest of the city. He will be t accompanied by the honorable Mr. Gunby, consul at Basle, Switzerland. Adopted. Communication ? From the counsel to the corpora- * tion relative to the withdrawal of a suit pending against the corporation, by the execators of the Stuyvesant estate, provided the corporatisn will cause the sidewalks on Second avenue, bounding Stuyvesant Square, F to be widened. Referred. Appropriation!.?Resolution appropriating $10,009 for the builuing of the I'ree Academy, and $5,000 for fitting up the same Also an appropriation of $5,000 f6r the establishment of evening schools. Adopted E U'illiamtliurg Ferry ?Communication from the Comptroller, suggesting tbejpropriety of re-leasing the pier at reck Slip, to the lute proprietors of the Williamsburg ferry. * Aid. Crolu s offered an amendment, to the effect " that the leaie be handed over to Austin Moore. ? Aid. Mavjiaud moved that the whole subject be re- ft ferred,and a proper investigation made. Aid. Cholu# contended that the matter had been El fully iuvcstifPUj A notice hail been Runt to tha act- P ing member offne late company. and the company had tl totally neglected the meeting of the committee. The matter had not been done sub rota, but upon a fair and open proceeding. That the company now having the lease lobbied in this chamber, he bad not a doubt; k but the corporation of the city of New York had sent ? members to lobby in the Legislature, at Albany, for the V pn-sage of a bill for the good of the city, and were well ft fed on oyeters and champagne, though he always op- hi posed such proceeding. a Aid. Smith contended that the notice serve! on the tl old company was not official. having been slgacd by r? the clerk of the Board of Assistants, but he felt sure that the ordinance relative to the subject cf leasing tl piers, required that they should, in every ca'c. be ad- tl vertised. and such had not been the case in this matter, ?nd the law should be strictly observed in all the financial business of the city. He hoped it would be referred to the Finance Committee. ,. Aid Giikv mid that he had voted for the l?asing of J"' the pier to the prcfont company, but'onlv upon being 11 told the late company did not want it. The corporation had acted precipitately in leading the pier, and upon a review of the subject, ho was satisfied the com- P1 mittee would look differently upon the matter. The proper notice had not been given, and he hoped the subject would be referred again, and the late company ! in fairly dealt with. The subject was tbeti tefirreil to the Finance Com- | mittee, Washington Parade Ground ?Communication from *|j the Comptroller, suggesting the propriety of Issuing ^ stock, to be called the Washington Square Iron Rail- ?, ing Stock, upon which to effect a loan, not to exceed wl $25,000, lor the construction of iroa railing around ?I thai square. Adopted. Pirr.? Resolution favorable to appropriating $1,800 for the building of a pier at the foot of Thirtieth street. *1 Adopted, i JI Ranriall's Island.?Resolution favorable to building tl an additional house at Randall's Island, for the chil- fe dren to play in when the weather is unfit for them to ti be out: and appropriating (.V000 for that purpose hi Aid. Giiav offered an amendment, to the effect that m two buildings be erected, one for the boys, and the ^ other for the girls. Adopted as amended. di The Hoard then took a recess of forty-five minutes. tc tl /II ll'.ll KI.11VM, p Medical Hill.? Resolution favorable to paying to Dr. tl D. M. Ileese, at tlic rate of $500 per annum, for six tl and a hair month* services at the Tenitentiary Hospital. tl Adopted. t? Engine IIuusc.?Resolution appropriating (1,200 for !! the building of an engine house at Harlem. Adopted. ,,, Sewer.?Report favorable to granting to the owners in of property on Broadway, to build a newer at their own i* expense, in said street, between F.lghth street and dl Wavcrly place. Adopted in concurrence. w Report?Vrom the Chief Kngineer of the Fire Depart- " ment, for the year ending September 1st, 1848. a, Referred. hi iJisratrd Meal.?Resolution favorable to the pro- co hibition of the sale of fresh meats in the streets, or Other pUces, other than (he public markets and .u< ^.xiups. Adopted. th Resolution?Favorable tp paying Wm. Kidnfey $190 r,t for thirty-eight silver stars. Adopted. iti JJitlinguished (ineslResolution tending to G?a- '< erals Wool and Worth the hospitalities of the oity, upon their arrival, which is shortly expected. City Hall Jiell.?Tttition from the Are department, for a large bell in the City Hall. Referred. The Board then adjourned until Monday next. w Boani> ok Assistikts.?Wilsox Smai.l, Ks^,, inthe *1' chair.?The minutes of their provious meeting were r read and approved. Pelilion?h rom a number of German citiiens, to take measures for a public reoeptlcn of Frederick Hecker, lit who is expected to arrive by the next arrival of the nr steamer Herman. Mr. Hecker is a republican, and [ ' upon his election to the National Parliament, and s' showing his republican principles, his property was k conflscated and his seat refused. It is supposed he will be accompanied by Mr. Gundy, V. S. Consul at Basle, Switzerland. Referred to a committee of As- f" sistant Aldermen Webb, Clark, Brennen, and Small. Setcfr in Hroaduay.?A petition from Thomas Suf- fr fern, to be allowed to withdraw a former petition for a sewer between Grand and Canal streets. Adopted. Increase of Salary.? A petition of Bernard Gormly p> and others, for increase of salary as keepers of the tli Lunatic Asylum. Referred to Committee on Charity in and Aim*. 'ft Doctors' Hillt ? Report of the committee on police. J* watch, and prison, in favor of paying Dr. Garrlsh $40 for attending a member of the 4th ward police, and i? Dr. Traphagan (0, for likewise attending one of the m policemen of that ward. Adopted, and ordered to be paid. Madison Square..?Report in favor of finishing the B grade of Madison square, and the repairs of other J public lands and places. Adopted. *, Engirt* Houses.?Resolved, that the ram of f1,200 be, c( and l? hereby appropriated, for the purpose of ereoting R] an enginehouse for company No. 26. and hose compa- F< ny No 37, on the lot in Broadway, purchased for that ? purpose. Adopted. Report of the Committee on Streets against altering _ the grade or Vtn *venue, ana anneu \o ne tusciiargru p, Recommitted. Tl Report of the Joint Committee on Charity and Almx, |< with a resolution to amend the ordinance. Adopted. .4 ffru- Ferry.?Petition of John Cooks and Thos E. IIul?e, for a *lip on the north Ride of Canal street, to I* run a ferry to the Greenwood Cemetery dock, lie- {" fcrrcd to the Committee on I erries. ' Report in 1'avor < { regulating curb and gutter stone* r, between Madison and ?d a>enu?a?, in iiOth (treat. Adopted. Repoit of Committee on Streets, in faror of concur- m ring with the Hoard of Aldermen, for flagging south- it erly sidewalks of 11th street, between lat avenue and ti> avenue A. Concurred in * lit port In favor of grading 13th street, between ave- m nurs n and C, and setting curb and gutter stones. Concurred In with the other l)o?rd. A-w I'irr at Harlem ?Report lu favor of building a pier at the foot of liiOth street. Harlem, and asking for an additional appropriation of *760 therefor. Adopted. tllHn mrn becoming Start ? A communication from the other Hoard for concurrence In the payment of . f 1!K) for 30 silver police atsrs, at f>5 each, for the ex- bl elusive use of the worthy aldermen Concurred In. n> A resolution was offered ?>y Assistant Alderman of b< the 8th ward, in favor of furnishing the oil lamps of . the city by contract, which the Alderman said could * be done at >30.000 less than it costs the city at pre- *' sent, yiarly. Referred to a committee. cl The board then adjourned until next Monday evening at ft o'clock. ^ Stka.mkr I ru.irv St Nh.?The simmer 1 tilitv, apt. Anjfi-I, lelt h< re on l'ridajr lust nt on< o'clock, st for Savannah, lo undergo some repairs, and when at anchor at the mouth of the Hahou. North Kdlsto Inlet, rame night about twelve o'clock, sutak In thraa fathoms ?at? r I he eaptaia and craw, twelve in number, have rracLvd the c!'y.? CAar/<?(?? Putrint, Srpt. J17. r< TKLKtRIPHI' ?VTEUJGE1?CE# , 1 Tike Storm In Baltimore. Baltimore, Oct. 2. There is a tremendous ? rm 01 rain prevailing lere to-day ; the tide runs high, and it is feared nuch damage will be d- n-' to the shi(>piti?. Bustiess is. in a measure, suspended. Produce, how;ver, remains withoit much change. The Weather and tlie Crop*. Tum'itiubia, Sept. 2 >.?f> P.M. Nineteen inches wafer o i Colbert's Shoals, and ailing. Weather warm. 1 ie cotton crop in the 'icinity, it is generally consid 'red, will be little >ver half an average crop. The wet weather and .oil worm have greatly injured it. Market*. Baltimore, Oct. 2.?The heavy rain prevailing hsre .11 day. put a check on operation* In produce. Modeate Hales of Howard street Hour were made at $6 36 a >6 31>*. In wheat, no sales were reported. There rere buyers of white at (1 15. and red at f 1 06. Corn ran steady, but not active; souud parcels of yellow old, bnt the terms did u>?t transpire Whiskey, In larrels, is held at 20>Jc a 27o.. with small sales. Proisions were quiet, without change in prices. Bukkaio, Oct. 2.? Receipts since Saturday: ? i-'lour ,000 barrels; wheat, 18,000 bushel*; corn. 22,000 do! .'he flour market was without change, while tbu sales rere light Wheat *?< improving. and sate* of 4,00q lushels Ohio were made at 08c. Cora ruled steady, rilh pales of 5 000 bushel" at Mo. Freight* by canal o Albany were active, at OOo. a t)2o for flour. 14o. for rbeat, and 17c. for corn. Albany, Oct. 2.?Receipt* by canal since Saturday? iour, 22 30O barrels; wheat, 28,300 bushels; corn 0,410 do j barley, 12,100 do. The inclement state f tbc weather put a stop to transactions In breadtutlH. and no sales of momeut were reported. Of busy, 7.000 bushel* changed lmn*is at 73c u 70c. Oata rere steady, witb sales of 8.000 bushels, at 33:. a 34o. Ci!?i i*!?ati , Sept. 30.?There were salei of 400 bblt. lour to-day, at $3 75 to (,'} 81, but the market is quite insettled. Some holders ur? asking }>3 87,' at which rice there are no buyers, (iratn is without change, ,nd but little doing except tor immediate i-lty use.? tales whiskey at ll?4o. per gallon. Sales i uba sugars l,l4to3'e. It has been lainlng here all day, with >rospect of a rise in the river, which is very uesirable, is a large quantity of freight has been checked hero n transit. Fitt?bi*Rt;, September 30.?Market heavy in consequence of & continued rain during the day. In floar he Eastern demand is smaller, and the market rather nactive. Sales of rye flour at 13 per bbl. Sales of lorn meal at $1 76 a $1 87Vt. The market fir wheat ,nd oorn is active at farmer rates No cbanga in other ;rains. Hye is active and buoyant. In provisions no ales to-day of any articles worthy of report. Sales of Western butter at 9c. per lb. There is 2>? :>et water n the channel. Marine Affairs. Steamer Crescent City, which was lo Lave sailed esterday, for New Orleans, was forced to dulay her teparture until this morning, on aocount of the very hick weather. The fog was far too dense to risk a e.-sel of her size twenty yards from the dock. She rill leave at 9 o'clock. Tint STKAMtmr Cai iiohmi lii also detained, by rd?r of government. She is probably to tfcke cut important despatches Political Iii<rl'lt;< inr. NEW YORK. Willis Hall, the leader of the ("lay movement, hu ublicly announced that he shall vote lor Martin Vaq luren. LOUISIANA. Politicians and the " fast'' men of the city preirt rere on the </ wi live la^t night. to it nogs the proceed* ngs of the free Foil meeting advertised to come off at lanks' Arcade; but. to the chagrin of the reporters nd " fence" politicians, the grand movers in the cheme did not make their nppearanoe. The chair*, d elegantly and comfortably arranged on the extensive latform. were tenantlees. So much for free soil dotfines iu Louisiana.?Xew Orleans Delia, Sept. 23 Mall Failures, The St. Louis Republican of the 24th ult. says:?'-We now of no reason why the mails should fail to arrive t this season of the year There was no Eastern mail y the way of Terra Hante ye-terday,?nd two or three lilures occurred <?n previous days of the week, lite .age was punctual in its arrival, but brought few, if ny papers. If failures occur thus early and eften In ae season, what will become of us in the winter, when al difficulties present themselves?" According to the Pittsburgh Journal of the 20th nit. le Eastern mall did not arrive there until 11 o'oloekt le previous morning The Weather, tic [From the Chicago Democrat,Sept. 26.1 Jack (Frost paid us a visit, for the first time, on riday night last; and if his first appearanee is an ides of what his future effects may be. we will need othlng to remind us of his presence. The tender ass has gotten its first nip; a few more and the airies will be " done brown."' [From the Wilmington (N. C ) Journal, Sept. 20.] There was a slight frost in this county on tne mora* ,g of the 83d Inst. ___ The eqnlnoctlal Storms arc aa little able to rnitli the lustre of Knox's Hat*, ax tiro the knocks ami bmnpe uvivi-u iu gumiiK in ?nu uui ui ommnuiKS anu ooxnM 10 spoil eir shape- Knox knocks under to no man in the trade, and (e Knox, tin great reformer. lie it at the head of his profewion, id is selling the l>est hat* in town at the lowest price, from bich lie never knock* under, at the headhunt t*ra ?f fashion, hmi difs rt nor, 128 Fulton street. lints nnd the Art of Uniting.?It certainly pears not a little singular, that while progreti and advanoeen t is in almost everything the esublithcd order ot the day, and le "march of improvement," the universal inotto to designate ? forward movement of the present remarkable era. that the pre SKors of this trade should in so many instances We found retro tiding, instead of endeavoring to preserve, in peirwtuity, the nor and dignity of their occupation, by laudable effort* far the aintenancc of n high standard of < luiraeter and value >n tho >ods which they produce, be lound aiding and abetting in thelz in destruction, and in that of their trade, 1>y pursuing the suici U policy of deprc< iitiag the quality of their merchand<.<", so ad i meet the unworthy cry of alow pricc. Wm. II. Beebe & Co., atters, at lfifi Broadway, New Yo.V, nnd ISM Chestnut 'tree}, hiladelphia, regard this matter in n different light, and while icir paramount object is alwajs to binotit the public by giving em value to tho fullest exteut lor the price paid for poods ot ieir manufacture, tlicy wish to announce it as their inflexible domination to adhere to the sj stem of a prioe which will enable urn to confer a proper character upon tre merchandise which icy place in the market. \\. II. B Co., cannot appreeiate the iserable system of economy so sedulously urged upon the publie r many of the trad*, which diotat?s that a gentleman, while exuding his money freely and liberally for every other article of n n?. should in the purchase of his hat be limited to a prieo hicli will only procure f r him n second-rate article, and htlc he is weaiinn a really splendid coat, a magnificent vest, or i elegant boot, that he ought cmtainly to content himself with I inferior hat. There is no article ol uress so conspicuous as the it, and a shabby hat nnd oiiUaukcncd boot, have long lince heme the true sj-nonyme ft.r sloven, find it thcroforo beconici the i ty of all respectable hatters, nnl we eoutider it ours in p?rJUlar, to render such Hrvice io the good public, In our line of isint ss, as shall prevent them, for the longest time, from finding tmscirei in that disagreeable category. The standard priced ir hats it five dollars and all that we wish to say in regard to < jtial i ty is, that to an v grotlei.iMi who will tako the trouble to ok at it, and iMiuine it, it will tpeak volumes forittclf. WM. II. BKEBI It CO., 15H Broadway, Nev Y>rk and 13S Chestnut St., Philadelphia Huy your I mhrcllnii nt (Iriiln'i, 914 Hrond- * ny, that ie, if yon want an article that is not ouly .heap hut uant, nnd not only elegant but durable, flis assortment is ,t1. i, n... i ? i?li... -? ' 1 "ge'nTn .S, 2H Broadway. ( tutu' rkgnnt Wlntci' Sackt, with choice lings, $ "> to $12: Dress anl 1'rock Coats, French cloth, style id triniminie, *2 to <f>l(I; rants and V' lts, of rich winter stufl. shionaMv made. $1 to a variety of lull :m<l half circle oakn, splendid linin-, S>2 to $12; Businoss Cuuts and Boys* lit* very cheap, at the ?5 Suit Store, corner of lle"km..n and ;i--81! sts. Tlic C'liestpe?< nnd Best Place In the City to t good Boots, Hhoos and (laiters, Is at JOMES-.-', II Ann s'raet, artlie American Minium I irot <i?ality of Fren 'h C.?!f IJrasp oots, $4 fl?>; Bcoond 'Jo., $^50 to 5': Congre.-i Boot", from <:! 5i| French Patent l eather Boota, $7. Authors Rend tills?A Thousand Dollar riie is offered by the proprietor of the Flag of our I'oion, for i- best Tale contributed to the rolumna oi his papr, aad alao re hundred dollar? for the second l>cat. Tli i thousand dollar tie i* to commence the new volume of the Flag, and must be nt In on or before the !>th of December next. The liberality id falrntst of this oiler will at once be realized, by referring to e Flag, whioh eentains the particulars of the prize. No little terest will be felt to read the snecessful story, which will comcncc the first number of the fourth volume of the Flag. Important Kotlcc-M. Wise, Optician, 43T r"?.d* ay, informs his frier ds and customers, aud the pnbiio mmilly, that he has returned from Saratoga, and la now ready to ttend to psrfions fu(1irin? from Hi festive vision. Ilin superiew aates aad correct application of the eauin, are sufficient toreiniBcnd themselves. 111.4 assortment of Cold, Steel, and 811res peetacles and F.je Claspes. Is the largest in the. city. Remen r 4.T7 Broadway. He also has received a large assortment eC fMgf Opm tUsuM. Diamond Pointed <?old Pens Hold l?y II. K? 'atson k Co., 1.1 If all street, wholesale and retail, at redncod 'lees Clold I'ens and Gold and Silver cares in ev< ry variety, le celebrated "Riehellen" Pen sold exclusively as above. The ilnts warranted five years. Oold Pens rcptind. Wigs and Toupees.?We would advise alt rrsons wishing a superior wig or scalp to call at Batcheloi** anufactory. Not 2 Wall street, and examine the best assortment thf oity. We Would inform strangers that Mr. B'?. newly lasted wias obtnlncd a silver medal at the laat fair of tho Ara? can Institute. Enough said, copy the addreu. liquid Ilnlr I?yo?1Tlic !>? ?( arllelr In thr arket, li to he found at Hatehelnr'i, No. 2 Wall street, near roadway. It ta not ioraposcd of nitrate of silver, liae. or anying that ean possibly injure the hair "r ckin. Country pur'bars thonld examine this if they des ti a goad article. COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS. MOSEY MARKKT. Monday, Ortobrr <_#? P. )[, Thin has been a dull (lay in Wall street?literally ue Monday. With very moderate salee, price* for out of the fanciei fall ofT a fraction. At the first iard, Ohio O'e declined per cent., farmer*' Loan , Canton J4, IIoadlng Railroad Long Island.^.? rie Railroad, new full, advanced )?. All others osed at prices current on Saturday. At the second board Long Island fell olT 1 percent; arlem. >?; Canton,,1^; with sales to som" extent of te first two. It has hern a very heavy day in th? reet ' A northeast rain storm lias raged all day, and meet put a stop to out-door business of all kinds, anil irew a damper upon operations in-door*. Foreign exchange ha* not been in much demand ftor imlttraef by this *t*am?<r. There Is a good 'upply of m