Newspaper of The New York Herald, October 20, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 20, 1848 Page 1
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TH NO. 5252, Urent Newspaper Enterprise?Reports of I Confnu. Mr. Richard M. Ho?, one of the greatest mechanical geniuses of the present age, has just oompleted magnlQoent Improvements In machinery, and otherwise, In the establishment of the Ntw York llerali, and is bow on his way to London and Paris, for the purpose of introducing some of bis magnificent presses into the newspaper establishments of those eities. During the last six months, we have expended about forty thousand dollars, in machinery of all kinds, and various other improvements. We are now enabled to print a double-ebeet Herald at the rate of from seven to ten thousand copies per hour, and could throw off a hundred thousand copies in twelve hours, with the greatest ease In the world. Having now the weapons of a great movement in our hands, wo mean to apply them as toon as possible, to practical purposes. On the opening of the next session of Congresswe mean to place before the Senate and House of Representatives, proposals for giving full reports of the debates of both of those bodies, to be published every day In the Herald, and give them a circulation throughout the world, of from twenty-five to thirty thousand per day. At the opening of the session, we hall commence giving these reports on our own account; but as it will require a double sheet to embrace the debates of both houses, and a vast expenditure for paper and reporting, we shall propose that Congress pay a portion of the additional expense, in the same manner as the French republic pays a portiou of the expense of publishing thulr newspaper organ, the Moniteur. The advantages to Congress, to the government, and to the American republic, of such a plan, would be numerous. The Herald Is the only American journal that has a world-wide circulation, and a circulation too among the higher statesmen and intellects of the age. There are several journals in this and other fllties, called penny papers, that have a large local oireulation, but they are without ability, and not competent to give a high tone to the newspaper press, uch as we are able to do by the extraordinary facilities of our arrangements, organisation, and preparations of all kinds. The new printing presses which Mr. Hoe has constructed for up, are the only Ones of the same form and capacity In the world. The publication of each day's debates of both houtes of Congress, on a double sheet of the IUrald, in the same way m the debates of the British Parliament are published in the London Timet, and other journals there, would legate the tone of the country, and of our statesmen, and circulate their fame and influence far beyond any other mode that oould De adopted. The local Journals published in Washington have little circulation, and )?si influence. Trobably, the party papers there have pot an aggregate circulation of over two thousand, more or less; while the Herald, as we have already said, circulates nearly twenty-five thousand per day, as can be perceived by our returns ; and when the next session commences, we, probably, shall have thirty thousand over all this continent and the wide world besides. This is the practical movement whioh we have had is contemplation in expending large sums during the last few months. A proposition, embracing these views, will be presented to both houses of Congress, no matter what oandidate shall be elected, or what party shall be lu power. We shall endeavour, even at our own expense, to conmence the plan we have described at the opening of next session, and trust to the good sense ?><1 itnoitT of both the Senate and the House to con. enr In our views, after they shall see their praotlcal efficiency and general merits. ARRIVAL OF THS STEAMSHIP NIAGARA AT BOSTON. ONS WBSK LASBR. tc. kt. &e. We have one week's later news from Europe. It comes on the heels of that by the Britannia. The steamer Niagaru, Capt. Ryne, made a splendid run of twelve days, and reached Boston at hall-past 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. She sailed from Liverpool on Saturday, the 7th inst. The news was immediately transmitted over the wires to New York. . The steamship Niagara arrived at Halifax at 4 A. M., and left at 7 A. M., yesterday. One of the passengers in the Niagara, from Liverpool, Mr. John Doyle, states that he was arrested on arrival at Halifax, on suspicion of being an Irish sympathiser. He was taken from his state room by a sold'er at'ached to the Regiment of Fusiliers, Halifax, but as no ground appeared for the ch&jge, he was released, and he came to this city. \ The chartist trials in London havfe been concluded; conviction has been the uniform result. Dowling, the Irish confederate, Cuffey, Lacui, Fay, and MuUings, were sentenced to transportation for life. Several of the less prominent conspirators pleaded guilty, and were subjected to fine and imprisonment; against others, the Attorney General abandoned the prosecution, contenting himself with binding them, in their own recognizances, to be forthcoming when called upon by the authorities The main feature of these trials consisted of a merciless exposure of the infamous spy system. Her majesty returned from Scotland by railway, with the Prince and her family. The trial of Mr. Sftiith O'Brien, at Clonmel, is still unconclnded. An application was made to have the cause postponed, on the ground that Mr. O'Brien had not received, previous to his trial, a copy of his indictment, and a list of the witnesses to be produced against him. In England, a man on trial for his life, has a richt to be informed nnon hnth th*a<? nnmia Ut k> ? ?I ?rv ,"?i UMk according to the decision of the court at Clonmel, in Ireland, no such right exists. Another point of dissatisfaction was, the great disproportion existing between Protestants and Catholics upon the jury panel. After sundry attempts on^tl^e part of the prisoner's counsel to gain something tor hia client on these "pdiitfj, the trial was proceeded with. Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday, were fully consumed in examining witnesses on the part of the crown. As usual in political conspiracies, tiaitors have been found amongst the Irish, who have given evidence which will go far to Biipport the indictment against Mr. O'Brien. On Wednesday, Mr. Whiteside, counsel for the prisoner, entered upon his defence. The Hibernia, which left Boston, 20th ult., reached the Mersey on Monday, after a passage of llfc days. The Washington, which left New York the same day, arrived at Southampton on Thursday night, after a passage of 16 days. The United States will sail from Southampton on the 10th inst. for New York. The St. Lawrence, 41 Runs, Capt. Paulding, ar. rived, on the 8d inst.. ofl Cowes, in 24 days from Norfolk, (the St. Lawrence is on her way to Germany,) to communicate with Mr. Bancroft, the American Minister, and the Consul for the United States at Cowes. She sailed on the lollowing day. The St. Lawrence is to be stationed in the Weser during the winter, for the protection of American interests in the present unsettled state of Northern Europe. She was E HE MO visited by Mr. Bancroft and the American Consul. The Portsmouth correspondent of the Times, says the St. Lawrence passed through Spithead this aiternoon, the -1th. She did not salute the flag of the commander-in-chief, or the union jack of the King's Bastion. Francc. In France, on Saturday, a scene of confusion occurred in the Chambers, almost unparalleled in the history oi that assembly. One of the members having commented in severe terms upon some late republican banquets, and condemned the apathy oi the government in relation the'eto, the members of the republican party were thrown into such a rage, that they almost simultaneously rushed to the tribune, which they attempted to scalc on all sides, but were prevented by the oftiers of the house. At length the President was obliged to put on his hat, and suspend the sitting. The Paris journals of Sunday contain long articles on the disgraceful scenes oi Saturday in the National Assembly. There is a burst oi indignation in all the organs oi the moderate parties, of every shade, against the atrocious conduct of red republicanism. It is currently reported that, in consequence of the opposition given to the proposal to elect the President oi the Kepublic hy the National Assembly, the government has resolved to leave the choice oi a President to be decided by universal suffrage?but that an amendment is to be introduced into the constitution deferring the election until the organic laws have been voted upon?in the meantime, the executive government is to remain as it is at present. The Paris paj>er8 of Thursday, say : that after much hesitation, as it appears, the Government, at a cabinet council, has resolved to Bupport, by all its available means, the amendment to the article of the constitution respecting the election of President, to be proposed by M. Flocon, which is to the following pfjpr.t :? The National Assembly delegates the executive power a citizen, who shall receive the title of President of the republic. The gcvernment has, therefore, taken up definitively its posiiion in direct hostility to the moderate party in the Chamber, and to the kcown majority of the nation. [From postscript of European Times ] Some of the Paris journals mention the report that Austria has definitively rejected the AngloFrench mediation. We have not been able, however, to ascertain what the foundation for the report is. Advices have arrived to-day of serious diiturbances which have broken out at Lyons. It appeals that early on Tuesday morning, the Gardes Mobiles of Lyons, whose corps has been recently dissolved, presented themselves at the Prefectrue, to demand the month's pay which had, they said, been promised them. Being allowed to enter the hotel, thev possessed themselves of it, and kept the Prefect in custody for three quarters of an hour. Crowds assembled around the building, but a regiment of dragoons, returning trom exercise, charged them and drove them away, also clearing the hotel and releasing the Prefect. The vicinity of the Prefecture was then occupied by the military. The alarm caused was so great that the shops in the vicinity were closed. At naif-past 9 o'clock a group of 20 GardeB Mobiles disarmed the two sentinels of the Mont-dePietc. They then attempted to force themselves into the guard house, but the men occupying it, having barricaded themselves in it, they didnot succeed. They, however,broke all the windows. At 10 o'clock. 200 mobiles presented themselves at the Hotel-ae-Ville, with a red flag?being charged by the soldiers, they immediately dispersed. Another nrrount savs. that notice of wlml wan nnaaincr having been given to the military authorities, the 9th dragoons were sent to occupy the Place de la Ptcfecture. After having cleared the place and its approaches, and having cnarged their carbines, the company dismounted, and entering the Prefecture, cleared the interior conrt of the insurgents without resistance. At half past 12 o'clock, a battery of artillery had arrived upon the Place de la Prefecture, and cannon was planted so as to sweep all the approaches At the departure of the last accounts, the insurgents were endeavoring to raise barricades in the rue Mercier. Singular reports are circulated this evening, of a plot that has been detected against the National Assembly. It is certain that ageiits have been discovered, who have been employed in corrupting the operatives, to induce them to make an attempt upon the Assembly. with the cry of "Vive Barbes!" "Vive Kaspail!" It is affirmed, however, by some, that these things are got up by the government itself, to enable it the more easily to crush the red republic. We learn that mutinies have taken place, of the garde mobile in the barracks of Montreuil, in consequence of a distribution of bread which did not please them. The courts and interior of the barracks were barricaded, and cries of ",Vtve Napoleon!"?"A bas Cavaignac!" were heard. It appears that, in consequence of the decision of the Club of the Institute, the Government has determined not to make the vote on the Presidency a cabinet question. We learn from Vienna, that Count Lamberg,' who had been appointed, bv the limj>eror of Austria, commander in chief of his troops in Hungary and Croatia, was assassinated, on the 29th ult , on the bridge of Pesth, by a student. Gellachich, the Ban of Croatia, was continuing his march, in spite ?t the injunctions to the contrary of the hmDeror. Continental Intelligence. The newi from the continent continues to betray considerable want of political composure. Iji France much excitement and alarm continue to prevail. The Assembly have decided, by a considerable majority, after a very able discussion, in which Lamartine took a prominent part, on having but one legislative chamber. The Committee of the Constitution have also decided, by a vote ot ten to tour, that the President of the republic shall be elected by universal suffrage, and not by the Assembly itself. Socialist banquets, after the example of the reform banquets held all over the country last autumn, are too frequent to favor an expectation of coming quietude ; and the speeches and crics which "have characterized more than one of them, are of the most treasonable and incendiary nature. Nothing is yet definitely known of the state of the negotiations relative to the affairs of Northern Italy, but from the remarks of General Cavaignac, in the French National Assembly J on .Monday, at well as from the rumors that are afloat, there la S)od ground for hoping that a pacific solution of e otueetiojj ;a netr at hand. In Southern Italy, matters do not look so promising. The Kins of Naples refuses the meaiation of France and England, between himself and his former subjects in Sicily, and threatens angimmediate resumption of hostilities Germany is Mill in an unsettled state ; the standard of revolt has been again raised in the southern provinces, and again the rebels have been signally dipcomfitted. Prussia has escaped thejdanger of another revolution, by the submission of thej king, at the elevtnth hour, to the wishes ot the National Assembly. The anarchy of the Austrian empire appears to be nearly complete. In Vienna, we have a spectacle of a reactionary court waiting for the concentration of a ltirge military force around the capital, to carry out its retrograde policy, and ot a triumphant National Assembly. (?ne distric* of Hungary, dependency, is almost overrun with the trooi? of another Austrian province. The Ban of Croatia, elated by his sscresR, is no longer willing to act as the tool of the central government, hut threatens to set up on his own account. The Vienna cabinet, alarmed at the new turn of sfiairs, lias Kent, perhaps too late, a commission to stop the further progress of the victorious barbarians. The regent of Germany has issued to the governments of all the German States a circular manifesto, officially recounting the facts of the rising in Frankfort, on the 18th, and its prompt suppression by his government. The attempt of fctruve to proclaim a republic at Baden has utterly failed. General Iloflman came up with the insurgents near Staufen, completely round them ; and then, passing by Crotzingen, advanced through ihe llexenthal, or Valley of the Witches, in two divisions, on Staufen, which he completely surrounded. After a somewhat obstinate resistance, the town was taken by storm. So^e houses were burned down, a great number of the defenders slain, and some hundreds of prisoners takvn. Among the latter was Struve himself. He and eighty of his immediate followers were immediately tried hy couit martial, condemned and shot. Acori s of about 1000 escaped into the Munzertlml, but they are said to be surrounded by a large body of Wurteniberg troops. In the sitting of the constituent assembly of I'russia on ihe 2d, the mi- ister of foreign sfliurs declared thnt he fully expected that the negotiation with Denmark would lead to a peaceful arrangement The Frankfort Journal of the 3d inst., says that W YC 'RNING EDITION?FR the diplomatic relations between the central pow- I er and the French republic, are now completely regulated, and that at Frankfort, as in Pans, permanent ministers will represent both countries. I Austria. The Vienna cerrefpondent of the Kulcna ZcituPR averts that Kufsia and Prussia huve pro-. OUwd iheir assistance on the Italian qneatlOD. The Paris Prtue states the reply of the Austrian government to the ofler oi mediation by England and 1* ranee, in substance as followst- list, Austria denies that the war undertaken by Charles Albert can establish any pretensions over Lornhardy; that the guarantee of the treaty of Vienna, in favor of Austria, finds a new support in the ripht of conquest established by Marshal lladetzky, and that no alteration of territorml equilibrium can be justly made by two only of the seven powers who guarantied the treaty of Vienna. Austria, however, proposes the convocation of a general congiess of the powers of Europe at Inspruck, with the view to concert measures for the independent administration of the Lombardo-Venetian territory, and the durable tranquillity of the j>enintula beyond the Appenines. Hungary. The Pestlier Zeitung, of the 20th ult., contains a detailed account of the battle between the Hungarian and Cioatian forces, which was fought on the 18th ult , in the vicinity of S/.ala Kgerszegh. The Hungarians, under Count Terek, mustered 18,000 men; the division of the Ban's army, which attacked them, amounted to 20,000. The Croatians were completely routed, and lott 3,200 men, 17 pieces of artillery, and 13 standards. The loss of the Iiuneanans is quoted at 123 killed, and 102 wounded. Pruaala. r>erun possea tnrougn an important crisis on ine 26th u)t., the day on which the new cabinet were to pronounce their decision on the question of ministerial interfeience with the views and political opinions of ihe officers of the army, the very question, it will be remembered, which caused the resignation of the last cabinet. The radicals relied on the refusal of the ministry to execute a former resolution of the parliament on this subject. Everything was prepared for a revolution, and they seemed to feel a painful disapointment, when the Premier, Gen. Pfuel, read a copy of a proclamation to the army, by which the parliamentary resolution was fully carried out. No pretence for an outbreak was left for the present. The crowd which surrounded the building dispersed. Switzerland. The GaZt'M Titinw, oi the 22d, announces that the blockade of the canton by liadctsky continues, and that, consequently, the treaty of 1845 concerning the postal communications between Lcmbardy and the cantons ot Lucerne, Zurich, Re me, Uri, Uasle and Ticino, having been violently inlringfd, Switzerland is virtually in a state of war with Austria. It is generally believed that Switzerland will depart from her state of neutrality; that 10,000 men will be immediately sent to the frontier, and a reserve of 30,000 called out. Several thousand Austrians are stationed between Lucerne ana Uggiate. India. A further overland mail has arrived from India, bringing dates from Calcutta to the 20th, Madras, 25th, and Bombay the 31st August. Major Edwards and his troops were still encamped betore Moultan. The reinforcements despatched from Ferozepore had not yet joined them, but were hourly expected. In the line of one of the columns advancing a heavy fire had been heard in the direction cf Moultan. A Sikh auxiliary force was also on the march from Lahore. The insurgent inhabitants were attempting to quit Moultan, having heard of the approach of the British and the Derwan to prevent them building up the gates. In spite of the unhealthy season, the march of the reinforcements had not been attended with any remarkable casualty. An outbreak has taken place in the Hazerah districts, in which Attock is situated, the key to the northwestern frontier of India; and Col. Canara, a European officer in the Sikb service, had been murdered. We are afraid that the delay caused in despatching troops to succor Major Edwards, has induced the insurgents to make this movement, presuming upon our inability to suppress the rebellion. Commercial and Financial Intelligence. The tendency of the cotton market is stilj down. This week the official quotations for middling and fair Orleans are reduced id., and though for other descriptions the former Quotations are continued, the turn ot the market forPall kinds is decidedly in iavorol the buyer, and no possibility of effecting sales on a large scale without submitting to some further sacrifice, the consumers showing no disposition to buy, and their current wants and speculation being dormant. In good qualities the decline is id. to 4d. perrlb. The <inotations now are for fair Upland and Mobile, 4d : and for fair Orleans4Id.; middling Orleans as well as Upland 3|d.; scarcely anything is doing above 4d., and the chiei business under 3,jd.. prices being lowerthan at any former period. The sales for the week amount to 23,750 bales, of which 3(300 have been taken for export and 600 on speculation, and the American descriptions consist of 3,010 bales Upland at 3J a 4&d; 12,200 Orleans at 2i a r>d.: 4,810 Alabama and t Mobile at 3i1 a 4d. unci 160 Sea Island at 7| a 12d. per lb. The corn markets have undergone little kor no change, and Indittn corn continues in moderate demand at 35 a 3Cs. 6d. per quarter, which last is now the top price for the best yellow. Corn menl 17s fid a 18s. and little here. Flour, duty paid, 32 a 33a., and spur 29^ 30s. per barrel. The duty on wheat remains at 4s. per quarter, and on Hour 2s. )>er barrel. The money market continue* easy; the fluctuations in the public securities'during the wtek, have been onlyitrifling. Messrs. Barings1 Circular. London, October 6. 1848.?The recent arrivals of colonial and foreign produce hate been extensive, and the markets this week have been freely supported by large public sales, which, ok the whole, hare gone o(T with more animation than we hare had to report recently, and generally at full prices. Breadstuffs are rather cheaper, as Is also cotton?and the iron trade continues depressed, but fair business is doing in the wool and xilk manufacturing districts. There is no change to notice in our meney market, which continues easy; with an abundant supply on >bort terms, but there is less disposition to extend engagements. lly the overland mail, which arrived 3J instant, we have received advices from Bombay to 81st August, and Calcutta to 20th August, but the commercial news was unimportant. For Asms* we have moderate enquiry at steady prices. BraNut?Owing to the fine vintage prospects, prices have been reduced 3f. In France, and cognacs are rather chesper here in consequence. Cochineal?1,100 bag* hare been offered, chiefly Honduras, of recent arrivals, and about 000 have found buyers at full prices, for middling to fine, and 2d to 3d. lower for ordinary and small grain. In Cocoa we have been without transactions?170 bags Bahia, in public sale, having been taken in at 30s. Cons* has been rather more in request. Native Ceylon bringing 27s. to 20s. and 2,800 begs Costa Rica 30s to 50s. (id., showing for the latter an Improvement ol fully 8s. per cwt. For export a cargo of regular first Rio, 6000 bags, has been sold floating for a near port at 28s. (id., and 1,300bags St. Domingo at2fls. 0d per owt. The continental markets aro firmer. fnt-rnm nmtlni >lnll ?? I - ? > " - * Mancheoter continued un*ati*factory Of 12.000 bal?? Kurat, at pale here yesterday, 2,000 only were sold, from 2Kd- to SJtd. for ordinary and middling, np to 3)tfd. to 8Hd for good fair to geod?the remainder being ooaght In above the Tllne. The corn trade ha* been dnll throughout the week, and :ow?r price* murt have been submitted to, to e(T?ct ?al?*. which factor* generally were not disponed to do, and in cur quotations little alteration will consequently he found. Some builnee* ha* been done in Indian corn at 39b for Oalatf, 38*. for (brail, and 34*. for fine yellow .American, floating ooet, freight and insurance' for Ireland?and there are *ellera at theao rate* a* aleo of mixed American at 32*. a 33* Today's market wa* dull in the extreme for wheat and flour; the former wa* difficult of *ale at 2j. reduction? while Krench fkur waa freely offered from the vee**! at 38* to 42* per rack of 280 lb* , duty paid. No change In dutie* thl* week. We bad had our duty paid currency, at .which retail *alea only would be piacticable. United State* red wheat, 4-i* to 48* ikt Imperial (marter, United State* white wheat fto* to 64*.'; United State* flour 28* to 31*. ncr bbl., for tuperflne bcft brand*; l!nltcd State* Indian corn, 83?, to 35* per 480 lb? , United State* Indian corn meal IT* to 17a. fld. per barrel. Dnuoi. fco.- At the numrran* public *ale* yo*terday .12 c?pr* One oil of peppermint were all bought in at 8* . a* weie alio 26 care* oil of ea**la at the *ame prloo, 60 rare* oil of annlteed celling from 6a 3d. to 6* 6<1 , or about 6d. lower. Of ea*tor oil about 600 cheata were realized from fl>?'d to 8\d , being a reduction of Xd en recent rate* Camphor wa* held at 46*. without finding buyei* (Juereitron bark. 7* 3d. to 7* Od. 3f.O cafe* Shellac brought former prlee*. Turkey opium in d?mand at 11* 8d. but no *eller* under 12*. KliUbxrb without improvement Forced rale* of 176 ton* Sapan wood at ?11 17a M. to ?13, have 1 flattened the marktt for the moment, but there are I no loiiger teller* at thi* reduction. lit Mr ahi> IIm?? without variation Uor? - We hare already received con*lderable *upplieaoftbe new crop, which la proving a vary large one. and price* may now be quoted 40a. te 60a. for new Kent, and 30n to 48a. for new Suaaex pocket*; leir.g lower than at any time for the laat 26 yearn. Im iuo? Very firm, 1b anticipation ot oar qvuterly I iRK I [DAY, OCTOBER 20, ] rales. tooommence on Tuesday next, for which 10.051 oheata are now declared. Stock 1st Instant, 38,603 chests, against 30 603 cheat* latt year. The Ihon trade is extremely dull, with an order on band. Common bars and rails might be had within tbe range of our lent flotations. Scotch pig without variation. Nothing done in foieign description*, of which cur stock in trifling. Linsked Casks in limited demand, without changi in value. Oil*. ? Sperm as lait quoted, with few tellers of American All other flt^h oils are well supplied, and in good demand. Olive rather (lacker. Linseed, 22s. 9d.; palm. 33s 6d ; cceoa nut, 40 a *4ii. Provisions. ? American without alteration. The government have contracted for 12,000 tierces Irish pork, at an average of about ?7 fls . and 0,000 tieroes of beef at ?6 6s per tierce Rice without transactions. Saltpetre?About 6 000 bags have been sold from 24s. Od to 20s. Od for 12){ lbs. to 3>? lbs. reflraetlon, being about 0d cheaper. Spelter is flimer, having been sold at ?14, both on the spot and for arrival. Spicks ?1 he sales consist of 200 cases cassia buds, at 08s a 71s. 6d; ISO bags pimento, at 4% a 4*id.; 060 bags Pepper, at a 2J?d.,for Malabar; 12 cases cloves, at Is Od. a Is 10d.; 50 do mace, at Is. lid. a 2s. 9d ; and 37 do Peeang nutmegs, at 2s. Od. a 3s Od. per pound. The saleB in Holland on 3d inst. went off at very low prices, but all were sold 1,778 casks nutmegs from 40 a 120c., lor No 4 to No. 1; 031 do mace, from 119 a 144c , for K to A; and 080 do Amboyna cloves, 40 a 42c., for Nos 3 and 2; 2,283 packages Java cinnamon, ruled from 48 a 101c Haw Silk is firm, and we quota China, to-day, at lis a 15s. for Tsatlee, and 10s. a Us. a 12s. for Tayearn. Bengals *nd Italians are also held for higher j prices, which have, however, only been occasionally | paid | 1<aw Si'oar, for home use large business has been ; doirg and the market firmer decidedly, though to-day there win rather less demand. A good deal has been j doing again in foreign for export, and at rather higher prices, especially for Havana. The rales comprise | eight hundred boxes line yellow Havana, at 22s. to ! 23s.: two thousand boxes white tloatinir at. 3.'<h Tut tor St Petersburg; 2 118 boxes brown Havana at 17s ; HO In its yellow at IDs., and 3 cargoes Brazil, 14s. 6d. to 10c. for brown, and l?s. to 10s (3d for white The article remain* very firm on the Continent, and at St. Petersburgh price* continue to advance gradually. White Havana having buyers at R O. 28. Tai.i.ow ?The market bad become greatly depressed, and closed heavily this afternoon at 46s. 6d. for St. Petersburg Y. C. on tbe spot, and to end of year. Tea in moderate demand at firmer prices Tin flimer. In Holland, 45a has been paid for Banoa, which is now held bere at 75s.; Straits 73s. The price of British was advanced 2s. on the 2d inst., and we now quote Block 76s. and Bars 70s. per owt. Tuspkntine.?No Fales have occurred this week, t.nd prices must be considered nominal. Rough, 8s. to 8s. (id; Spirits, American. 80s in casks; British, 37s6d. Nakkd H Hiuiosi! in partial request for export, at ?! 30 for North West and Jt'136 for Southern; 5 tons sold this afternoon, at ?133 to ?140. American St?cks.?We have no variation to note in prices, U. S. 0 per cent, stock, 06 a 07?with some business doing. Paasetisera Arrived. Livrurooi.? Sttamdiip Niagara, at Boatou?To Halifax?Rev Anthew King, Mrs King, Rev A lax Forrester, lady, two children at d ftmale lervt; Miss Johnston, Mr Poole, Admiralty; Charles Wingwall. Mr Mokle. To Boston?Mr atd Mrs Jones, Mr and Mrs IIIight, two children and female scrvt; Mr and MrsTilton; Miss Greenwood, Miss Given#, Mrs Wyiie, Mr and Mrs Bellows, Mrs Kirkland, Mr and Mrs Bangs, Mr Bangs, Jr, Mis K Bangs, Miss Bunrs, Mrand Mrs Phelps, hev W T Roier, Mr Cunningham, Mr W llolmes, Mr Oillnrd, Maurice Power, Fiancis Wood, Kev Mr Lyall, Mr Bollnnd, Mons t'.ueoin, Mr Ward; Mr and Mrs Sanger, It W billiman, Min Huger, Mr and Mrs Izurd, Hugh Kerr, John Gilmtur, James Wi lie, W Tentank, John A Dunlon, Mr Roman apd icrvt, Mr Ronan, jr. Mr and Mrs Carner, S F Ibbotson, A Mo Kcand, A 8 Blackwoctf. Mr Redmond, Rev Mr Jacobson. Mr Winderling, Mr Pritchard Mr Barlxr, Bev J C McKonil-, Wm C Murray. (J A Ilolfcj. Geo Burlow. Rev M A Hodge, Joseph Dyet, John Pyett, Ramon Tefan, Jean Totan, Antolne Tel an; Ool Sherburne, hearer of despatches. John Toolo, LieutTurner, Admiralty, Messrs Wilson, Judge Dcsbanes, Cannon, Wm Laird, MU Talbot JasS Ryley, W Turnewy, J Mas n, J Ashton, M G Duffy, Townley, W Cuthl? rt. Ludipool, Wllstn; McBsll, Doyle, T Collet, J I'ourfret. From Halifax to Dot ton?Cap t Cresptgny aid servt, Mrs Ru?hwoith, kev Mr Uahnam. Rev A Bichborne, Mr Hill, Mr Whitley, C Caninbtll. Athcrton. Iloetett. f Kearnev. J Kearnev Atkins .f Air, J VV' B Kerr, Burpli}.** Shipping Intelligence. Amsterdam, Oct j?Arc ship Natl auiel Hooper.Griffllhs, Mow ' York. Antwerp, Oct 2?Arc bark 8 tad Antwerpcn, , New Toik; 1st Emma , do. Bid 4th. ahip Roscoe, Rickor, Now York. Bremenhaven, Sept 18?Art bark Luoia Field, Rich, NOrleans. Bordeaux,Oct 3?Art barks Hope, Ptorce, NYork: Industrial, , do; let, ships Geneve.'Tuckcr, NOrlcana; Crando, Cousins, Ripa; eld 3d, bmk Nautilus, Martia, NVork; eld Sept 24. bark California, Montgomery. N Orleans. Bombay, Auk 22?ArrCarrington, Abbot, Canton; eld IS, Delhi, Barry, Calcutta, (bcf?re reported in port 21). Cai.cvtta, Aug 13?Arr Angola, Gore. Boeton; (Id is, Leonore, Dele, do. Cjlpw, ?ept IS?A ir Oromoetl, Brown, Kednebnnk; 27tb, Frtitsp, Uolm, NYork; Cheater, Robinson, do. Cow as. Oct 5?Arr Washington, (a) Johnaton, NYork; 2, ahip Constellation, Flitncr, Savannah; Hannah Sprague, Lunt, Trinidad. Cove or Cork, Oct 3? Arr bark Larnbo , Avery, Boston. Cork, Sept Sid Velocity, Anderaon. Boeton. Deal, Oct 6? Arr Devon Bell, London, for NOrleans;4, passed by Reca, Bremen, for NYork; Sept 29, aid bark Ed i a burg, Taylor, N Orleans, Dubmn, Oct,'i?Sid Ann McLister, NYork. Drouhkda, 8ept3U?Sid Jane Dixon, Smith, NYork, Ui,? sr.ow, Sept 21'?Sid Madagascar, McKinnell, N York. Gravesend, Oct 5?Off ahip Westminister, Warner, from New York. Or eenocx, 8ept 2P?Att ahipBrookaby, McEww, NYork. ga1.way, Oct I?Arr Rtveille, Sleeper. NYork. GinRAt.tar,8ept2fl? Arr Ssltello, Kioli, Malaga, for Boston: Gostavus, Smith, do do; Wagrand, Elwell, Boston; 27th, bark II II Fiedler. W illia, Malaga, lor NYork. 11 avhk. Oct 3-Arr ahip Susan. K Ilowell. Bailey, NOrleana. Sid 1st, thip Argo, Davis, NYork; Seotland, Williams, do. IIai.voarr, Oct 2?Arr ship General Washington, l.owe, Baltimore; Silas Kichards, W elab, do; 30th ult, Louvre, Weeks, do. Limerick. Oct 2?Arr Agenoria. Webster, . London, Oct 3? 1st outward, ship Prince Albert, Meyer, New York. Lisbon, Sept 22? Providencia, for NYork; 24th, Emma Rosa, do; 27th, Crotin, Lorillard, NOrleana London phi* v, fept 2>?? Arr Creole, Clark, Philadelphia. Liver pool, Oct 1?Arr Angltv American, Brown, Boston; Harvard, Cfrliss, do; Sardinia, Crocker, NYork; Richard Anderson, Bennett, Alexandria. Va; 2d, Harriet b Jesrfe, Connor, Charleston; Sea, Barstow, NYork; Victory, Brodie, do; Lebanon, Drew, do; 3d, llarkaway, I'eicua, NOrleana; William V Kent, Varney, Savannah; Emily, Anderaon, Charleston; Pioneer, Alexandria; Pacific, Coffin. Philadelphia; 4th, Waterloo, Allen, NYork; Pa,.i.k 1 (~tfi.l... A. n.l, ?4.ll? IM.. n rw_i Janvier. do; btb, Nonantum, Lord, NOrleana; Kilby, Carter, do. (ailed Sept 31, Kepler, Pearson, Bontun. Oot lit, America, Ptinr, NYork; 2d. Yorkshire, Bailey, aid Probna, Devries. New York: Ada i llie, Hunter, do; Bolyoake, Bay, NOrleana; 4tli, Gipfey, tlicklirg, New York; ftth, Atlns, Uoman, and J T Ilarward, Andrei, do; Jolm Campbell, Tobin, do. Mai ac.a, Sett 57?Arr brig Wolcott, Ryder, New York. Marnkii.i.ea, Sept 26?Arr bark MarcelJa, Ingham, N York; 2Mb. t'd Carmeo, Week*, N York. > rwcAm.K. Sept 29? Cld Rata, Tillan. NYoik. rrwAiMi, Jul} ft? ArrC'h'li, Ilewett, and ild flat for Singapore. Porthhovtii, Oot 3?Arr iliip American Eagle, Chodwiok, London lor NYotk. Haciin.i.k. Sept 28?Art Ocean, Ilenrv, New York. Siuu.i" Oct 3?Arr bark Leunote, llowea, Cronatad t; 2d, aid Kate, Titian. NYotk; Cumberland, Hobeon, do. War rim point, Oct <?Arr Margaret, Montgomery, NYork. Cork, Oct I?1The Jenny Lind, from Newport, to Boaton, pat in here to day, having sprung aleak In lat 61, Ion 11, making 11 indie* water per hour, and muit ditcharga. Liverpool, Oct 1?The Anglo American, which arrived here from fcoitom yeitcrday, loit cutwater Jibboom, having been in contact with the Ariadne. Portsmouth, Oct 1 ?The ibip Araliella, Glover, from Antwerp for New York, put into this port Sept 30, but Bailed again Oct 1, Spokkn?Chip Joehua Bate*, (of New York) Stoddard, from Liverpool, S<pt o, for Caaton, no date, lat 44, Ion It 1ft W. Our Bpnnlih Correspondence. Madrid, Sept. 19, 1848. Highly Important Intelligence from Spain?Nego train,nt for the Cation of Cuba to the United Statu?Probable Success. It ib not often that-there is information of an interesting nature to the United State*, worth the trouble or expense of a correspondent, from this far famed capitol; but, during the last few weeks, certain matters have come to light, concerning the relations between the United States and S|>ain. which present points of the deepest im|>ortance to both of those countries, and to the world at large; and which, when fully known, will, no doubt, create a great sensation throughout England, and the whole of Europe. I have reference to nego Nations which have recently been opened on the pari of the United States, with the Spanish Ministiy here, for the cession of the island of Cuba to the United States, on the payment of a considerable fum of money. I speak of matters, you will observe, which, at present, are only knownfemong the diplomatic corps, but which will jffobably get into the newspapers, and become a general siiyect of European remark, in a short timfk As lar as i can ascertain th? facts, from the best diplomatic sources, and in every possible way, I learn that, in July or August last, the Unitmi States government sent a despatch, through M^, Sajpyfer, | Secretary of Legation, addressed jtv^iLSislklcre' the American Minister here, cofitaiAinffRrections t<r him to sound the Spanish government, on their diH?)citions to sell or cede'|fie island of Cuba to the United States, and, if silch a purpose could be accomplished, to commence negotiations nssecret!y and as fast as possible, so ns to prevent opposition or hostility from the Hntish, or other governments. Mr. Sawyer has been here for some time, and Mr. Saunders, I understand, lias been taking Mime steps in the matter, but, in consequence ol his utter ignorance of the modern languages, either Spanish or French, lie finds a great deal of difficulty in the way, and is thrown into the hands ot other diplomatists, who will use the information which they receive through such a channel to defeat the genera object of the nu? ixnw^wact: cwr?tf? -f" -.*+.r jtmxmr.. amiimyaKi IE R A 1848. sion. It is remarkable how the ministers of the United States are selected ; and the topic is frequently noticed among ih?: diplomatic body in this capitol and in other parts of this continent, that the American government sends men, as its representatives abroad, who are utterly unacquainted with foreign affairs or foreign languages, and entirely incompetent to conduct important negotiations without the assistance of other diplomatists, who |augh and ridicule them, instead of selecting men, suited by talent and education,experienced linguists accomplished jurists or natural diplomatists. I have not yet been able to learn the terms which the United States have offered for the cession of Cuba, but of the opening of negotiations for that purpose there can be no doubt. It is true that a short time ago some publication was made on the subject, denying any wish, on the part of the United States, fcr the acquisition of that island; but it was wel' undeistood, at the time the denial was made, thaC it was directed to some erroneous assertions on the general question, and the motive tor putting it forth was to throw the British and other ministries hostile to such a movement, off their guard as far as possible. There can be no question, as I have already stated, of the opening of negotiations on this subject ; but the success of Mr. Saunders's mission seems to be more susceptible of doubt. It is well known here, among diplomatists, tha when the difficulty occurred between the United States and England, relative to Oregon, a most extraordinary plot waa hatched by Loui8 Fhilippe and Queen Christina, for the purpose o recovering Mexico, and reconstituting that republic into a monarchy, at the head of which would be . the Montpeneier branch of the Orleans family; while, in order to accomplish their purpose, they took steps, through the Spanish minister, to cede Cuba to the British government. A very remarkable correspondence took place between Lord Aberdeen and Mr. Bulwer on the subject, which has not yet seen the light, but which must come before the public one of these days. The proposition emanated from the Spanish government, and the correspondence, or a copy of it, is, I believe, m the hands of the celebrated General SerannoAt the time it took place, Mr. McLane was Minister of the United States in London, and the Oregon negotiation was just on the eve of coming to maTt u'na in thin atnfp nf tli#> rnsp nnri wlif>n all appearances of war between the United States and Eigland were dissipated, that Lord Aberdeen directed Mr. Bulwer to proceed no further on the subject of the negotiations for the cession of Cuba to England, until he received further directions from the Foreign office. The whole of the negotiations, and the plan, originated with Louis Philippe and Queen Christina, and were founded on the belief lhat the Oregon dispute would certainly create war between England and the United States, and on the supposition that the further movement of ceding Cuba to England would increase their hostility, and make them bitter and irreconcilable foes. Under this state of the re. lations between the United States and England, growing out ot Oregon and Cuba, Louis Philippe intended to send a French army into Spain, anj assist the government there, for the benefit of Queen Christina, in spite of the hostility of England, who would, in the event ot a war, have enough to do with the United States. All these grand schemes were, however, nipped in the bud by the French revolution in February last, and by the Mexican war, which, in connection with the settlement of the Oregon question, presented checks and difficulties to the intrigues concocted by Louis Philippe and Queen Christina. The old purpose of selling Cuba to England is now revived by the present Spanish government, but with this important difference, that the government of the United States is to be the purchuser, i / -i r r*?i 1 t* l^i: i i .1 1 niveau 01 mai 01 r-ugituiu. 11 10 ucuen-u oy me Spanish government that the United States would pay larger sum for such a cession than England would, and, further, that it would be oi more advantage to the Spanish people, in every point of view, that that island should belong to the Uuited States, rather than to England, or any other European power. Another circumstance, in favor of this view, is the well known fact, that the Spanish inhabitants of Cuba would be willing to be transferred to the United States, and would hHiI it as for their interests, while they would revolt at, and repudiate, any cession of it to the British government, from which they would have nothing 'o expect but a policy similar to that which has ruin rd Jamaica ana ine uniisn wesi inaia islands. The idea of selling Cuba to some one, is, therefore, not new. It originated Beveral years ago, and negotiations for the cession of it to Great Britain, were actually opened in the way I have pointed out. The present state of affairs in Europe has I disposed the Spani. h government to look for a new | purchaser, and that purchaser ib the United States. 1 Accordingly, negotiations, with that object in view, < may be said to be opened by the despatch which I was sent through Mr. Sawyer, the Secretary of Legation, in August last, and delivered by him to Mr. Saunders, the American Minister at the Court , of Madrid. 1 am not able to inform you of what progress has been made in these negotiations, but I shall endeavor to ascertain, ana miorm you oy me next British steamer, and give you all the additional information in my power. Mr. Saunders, I believe, made only an informal inquiry as to the disposi tion of the Spanish government in the matter; but ^ it is very certain that, several times, oqj of the Spanish ministers, on the occasion of toiritt given by the Queen in this capitol, let out such inclination on the general subject as called forth from the press, here and elsewhere, the immaterial and merely diplomatic contradiction I have referred to which, in fact, amounted to no contradiction at all. Thus matters stand at present; but there can be no doubt that, if Mr. Saunders, or any one connected with the American embassy here, understood cither the French or the Spanish language, and had as much knowledge of good manners as they have of chewing tobacco, or as intimate an acquaintance with diplomacy as they have with tar and turpentine, they would be able to purchase Cuba in less than two months, and transmit the bill of sale to Washington in nearly as short a time. You will hear from me again soon, as soon as I learn further paiticulars connected with this important proceeding. Ankcdotk of John Jacob Astor.? ? Do you ever trust, Mr. Astor!" inquired Mr. K. "I do not trnst strangers, sir," *u the reply, " antes* they fornifh satisfactory cHt reference." " Then," qaoth Mr. K., " the skins I hate selected matt suffice for this time." and. paying for the same, he departed, la imv mirrDimn m iiiinrop mj, JUKI oeiore me sailing of the New Bedford packet, the young trader returned for hie lot of furs. Throwing the whole pack on hi* back, he left the store, but had not proceeded a doien yard* from the (tore when Mr Astor called hie name, bidding him ccme back. " Sir," laid Mr. Astor, "you can haTe credit for any amount of good* you require, provided they are to be found In my store " " But,'' rtammered Mr. K.?" but, my dear sir, I can give you no city reference?I am a stranger here " f a?k no other recommendation," responded the rich merchant, " than that already ftirniahed by yourself the man who Is not above his business need never hesitate to apply to John Jacob Astor for credits." Thus commenced a trade between two merchants, which was continued to the mutual satisfaction and advantage of both for a long term cf years. Mr K. Is now one of the most eminent capitalists in New Bedford. On account of the numerous conflagration* which hava occurred at Constantinople, the Sultan haa ordered timber to be exempted from all duties uitU the year 1863. mramammmwammmm?i*mmm?t ?'Mi>T.iu/wiT..T.'rntj LD. TWO CENTS. City Intelligence. Tme Wt?THH -The wt-athiT yt*?t?r<lny was <|Ulte ecol, and frequently Rare evident In licatica* of m. continuation of tho utorm The mornin* w?* -lark and cloudy. with a mintyrain About eleven o'clock tlie f k> became cla t, but in the afternoon the olouda again iiftthcrrtf, and the air in cold and damp. Th? wind blew| from the west, and every Indlention gave promise of stormy weather. " PaoTEiTua " Enainc, No. 23. ? Thin mammoth Ore engine bus recently been thoroughly repainted, and no* prtWDt* a most beautiful appearance The nn;tnbers of the company to which it belong* vesterday made a trial of the power of the engine, at the liberty pole, corner of Franklin street and Went Broadway* which, by far, exceeded their moat sanguine expecta tions. At three o'clock in the afternoon the trlaS cctnmenctd, and they succeeded in throwing a heavy htream about twenty feet above the top nt the pole, which in Paid to be one hundred and fifty feet high, making the lull height of the stream one hundred and seventy teet, and In the horizontal poctti< n one hundred and eighty three feet. This Is said to b- a greater height than has ever befere been reached by nuy en?;lne of the city, and there is uo doubt but it is equal, f not superior, to an* in t.h? ar*~- trial the company, with delegation* from three of the Brooklyn companlea. on* from Williamsburg. and from th? city companies generally, returned to the engine house In Chamber* street, rear of the old City Hall, where wa? In waiting a most sumptuous collation, which wan partaken of with the greatest xeit. The allalr panned oir most pleasantly, and all seemed to enjoy the pleasuie* of the occasion exceedingly. Kearney Ouaro.? A target corpa of thin name, commanded by captain Boyd, paused the Herald oltice at i? late hour yesterday evening. The compuuy in small, but made a very handsome appearance. Military Ifurrcriorr.?The flrst brigade of th?> New Yolk State militia, composed of several of tho handsomrrt uniformed oompaniea of the oity, assembled yesterday, at Washington I'arade Ground, for in* spectlon ; after whioh, they paraded through the prin cipal streets of the oity. Kirks.?A Are broke out about 10 o'clock on Wednesday night, in a row of unfinished building on 4th avenue, between 30th and 31st streets, which wan put out witn trifling damage. It Is supposed to have originated from the carelessness of the workmen, in leaving Are in one of the buildings A tire broke ouc about naif past 10 o'clock, on Wednesday ulght, In | the building No. 460 I'earl street, occupied by John I Sloan, as a window shade factory, which was not ex tinguished until considerable damage hail been nun. tained by Are and water. A Are broke out about 12 o'clock, on Wednesday night, in the pnrtaB-hnuie of Christian Kastner, No. 101 Kssex street, which did considerable damage before the flames could be subdued. Diiowned.?A man namod A. Sullivan acoidentallyfell into the river, at G'oenties slip, on Wednesday night, and all efforts to rescue him proved unavailing. His body was recovered. Accidental Drohnikh.?Coroner Walters held ta inquest, yesterday, at the Alms House yard, on the body of James Small, a native of Ireland, and 20 years of age, who came to hia death by falling into the Kast. river, from the dock at Coenties slip. The deceased was a private in the artillery company B It seems (he night previous the deceased was in the company of James Murphy, and they both being in liquor at thu time, were walking along the dook and fell into the river together. Murphy was rescued from the water, but Small Bank to the bottom, ami was drowned. The> jury rendered a verdict accordingly. Opening of the Pnteraon and Knmapo llallroad. The directors of this railroad and of the Patersoa Railroad Company, invited, yesterday, a number of their friends, i^d of those interested in the undertaking, to an ezcursien to Itamapo, on the occasion of the opening of the extension of the railroad to that place. The new branch extends nearly sixteen miles, thirteen miles ef which are in a straight line, and the ourvature of the remainder is not of great magnitude. There are two bridges on the line, one of whioh is elevated, we should think, about one hundred feet from the water; and thoy are both constructed in sue hi a firm and duiable manner as to give a feeling of th*greatest security during the transit. There Is nothing particular to observe with rerpect to the gradients, thu cutting*, or the embankments. In some parts oi the line, however, the late rain had the effect of softening the embankment, so m to make it give way to the pressure of the foot; but we should tbiak that after a little time the ground will b? sufficiently consolidated toremove any apprehension from this cause. About four hundred gentlemen, an well as wu could calculate, went down upon the excursion; and, as the day waa exceedingly favorable, there is no doubt but they fully realist d the pleasure they anticipated. As the traiu ueaitd Ramapo an immense crowd was assembled, who hailed the arilval with loud and prolonged cheering. A band of music was also In attendance, which played i-eveial beautiful and appropriate airs for the occasion, and the firing of cannon now and again immespurably enhanced the iclat of the festivity. A dtjeuvtr a la J-'ouchette was provided lor the passengers at the terminus, and the greatest credit is dut> to the company tor their admirablearraugement. Thn tables were tilled with all the delicacies of the season, and champagne ud Madeira corka were flying about in all directions,^ the greatest profusioq Mr. OuDEH occupied the chair, and on his right sat General Scott, one of the heroes of the Mexican wur; on his left Mr. King, General I'ersifor Smith, General Clarke.&c . ko. Mr. Ogden gave a* the first toast? " Major General Scott," which was received with iou'l and loDg continued cheering? the ban.I playing "V?Dike e Doodle.'' UtDKUii 8cott returned thanks for the honor that had been conferred upon hiin. There were other*, however, who were ent lied ax well a* him to the honor and glory of the campaign, and dome of them were al present before them? (ieneral Smith and General Clarke?(cheers). But great ait had been their achievements, they might all give way to the far greater glories of the civil engineers, who made thu extremities of the earth to meet, and spread happiness and pnnperi y over the earth. iCbeers). He would conolude by giving them the " Civil Kngineers, and J. W. Allen, thu engineer of that line of railroad.'' (Cheers). Mr. OnocK then gave " .Major General Smith?who needs but to be named to be honored." Gcnksal Smith respondedBrigadier General C'erke." Uiki 'ft Cuxt replied, and gave " New Jersey? glorious in . - peace " The Chairma^'li. itave ' The New York and Krio Railroad?the noblest enn-^'lse of the Kmpire State."Mr. K mo responded Several other toasts were proposed a -'ng the evening, up to the time when it was announced 'hat thu train was in readiness to convey the company b?.'k to town, when a hasty and summary exit was made trou? the tables; and after a lapse of a few minutes they exceedingly delighted with their trip. Police Intelligence. Robbed on the Five I'ointi. ? An Kngli'hwan, juwi landed, by the name of John Johnjion, strolled yexterJay on the Kive Point*, in order to witness aome of tht? mjnterieH and miseries of New York; and while therw he waa induced by a thief to visit several of the small greggrries, and partake thereof of aome of the Vila, poisonous liqnor, sold by the keeper* of the** thieving dens Soon after, he became quite stupifled from th? effreta of such liquor, and, after failing down In thw street several times, he found his way into a small groggery in Cross street, where he seated himself on m bench, and almost instantly fell off Into a atupid state, from the effects of the poisonous liquor. No sooner waa he in this state, than the ohjeot of the thieves was cbtained, as taey at onoe relieved him of hi* MtMtyMpfc raven teen sovereigns, and left him.'PJmr Mwrral hours lying in that way, he ?omewbat rtgi te and related the loss of bis money to ? plant wragbtM ana omcers wooidridge >na wmiin, or thftttth Ward, who Immediately took measure* to r?eov*%fe? money ,gaad, In so doing, arretted Mlohae) KentaJy/John Keaeal, John Hlron, Catharine Price, and Catnarina- Harteoa, they all being cbargod wltU aiding and abjtttMtft rabbi ng the un*u*p*?tiBg greenhorn. The pm?n were all taken before Jutticn Timp>on. who. upon bearing tbe case, committed them all to prison tc await further action. Kmheztlf0tnt.?A man aboat 40 year* of age, by tbe name of Robert Reynold*, residing at No. 26 Grand street, wa* arretted, yerterday, on a charge of embezzling, at| various times, pleoe* of olotb, silk. si IX velvet*. vest patterns, fco , from bis employer, Thomas* Wilson, tailor, No. 8 Astor, with whom tbe aceu*ei< was employed as book-keeper. Tbe major part of tb* property was found at tbe residence of tbe acoused, and brought to tbe polio* office by officer Prince John. Davis and ex constable Joseph, which is valued at $600, and over. The accused, who is a respectable looking old man, was consbrned to the Tomb* by Justice Timpeon, and there placej In a cell, where tUB foolish man will hare ample time to rellect over hla past folly. Charge of Grand Larctny ? Oflloer Nesblt, of the 5th Wa d, am-Hted, yesterday, a man by tbe name ot Hugh llcKenna. on a charge of stealing from Mary* Roaoh, or No. 62 West Broadway, with whom h? boarded, a trunk, two pairs of boots, and money, va lued, in ail at >2f'.60. The property wa* found in tha possession of tbe scented, by tb? officer. The ca*? being clesragainst him, the magistrate locked hia ujr for tiiai Violent JJnaull.? A man by the name of John Marr* was arretted. yesterday, by officers Wcgan and Mc(>win of the fourth ward, ou a charge of violently assaulting John Brennan, lDtltctlng a very J.mgeroMn wound, which bled profusely; no much nothatitwa? (itemed necessary to convey the wound*d man to th<r City Hospital Mnrra wan committed by Justice Tim|>> son, to await the result of Brennan'* injuries. roiuhinq an kmpl.oyer. Mr. Turdie's respects to the editor of the Herald, anj begs to correct an error In his article, headed -Kobbi. g an employer." The man in Stanton street brought the silk, of his own accord, to Mr furdie, ?n<l g*vt? him the lnfoimation that he had bought it of Slept***. Successful Fishkry.? Eight vessels arrived at HiDgham, on Sunday last, bringing over 12tK> barrels of mackerel. Most of tbeui were caught on Saturday, the day previous, having cncouu ernl on that day a large shoal of fish off t bathaai. Ther? ? were about UtO tail in the same shoal. Kour thousand paupers, boy* and girls, will. (hi* vear, be sent to Austniia. fr^ni Irelaud, and 1u,0Uva from LngUn4.

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