Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 18, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 18, 1848 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. IcrtliWNt Corner of Kulton and Hmmm id. JAMC8 GORDON BKN.HETT, proprietor TIM DAILY HERALD - Three edition* every <?,!?. tw rent! per copy?!fC eff < ???" IV UORSlNf) KTlITHiS ii fvhhu/u, ,11 1 ./ elm K 4 M. Mlt dutribvted Wfore brook fait, Mr Inl .ItTKRRDtTH)\ fl? h? fciit n/ the ivinbuva n/ f At, and Ike ucond AtlEKSOOS EDlTlOS ,u 8 o'clock. THE WBRKLY IIF.RAI.O? Every Saturday, for circuitMan <m lite American lontmrnt?fi^ cmtn per copy ?:t 12^ y*< mnnvm. Every packet d,i y, far European circil itiOH 96,*, annum fr include the jti'hitif The Europe a edit*? wit) bt printed w ?*r French n nd Enolith I muu itfei. ALL 1 ATT MIS by mail, for subtcrtjifio/i*. or advrrtutmemU to J"'**. or tht *iJ/ 6# drdu<trd fro* iOLt^TAR YVORRESPOSDF.SVE contatnmetmportmi neici, triirded from ajiu qua rter ol the world, \f u>ed, tout fx liberal lupoid for. 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Not. 17?Friday 20 040 copies The publication <f tl.e IlrrnU oommcneed yesterday at K mu.uu " pact 3 o'clock and ttniahrd at 2A minute* before 7 o'clock vmuxativii vi win vtiavx uraiung iiwrutn| Journals. Courier and Enquirer, (daily) 4.800 Journal of Commeroe 4 800 Daily Kxpreae 3.600 Tribune 11500 Aggregate 34 600 Errors In the above estimate will be oorreoted on adequate authority. Intelligence from Kurojw. The steamship Acadia, Capt. Stone, is fully dii" at Boston. She is now m her fourteenth day, with one week's later news. It is looked for with some interest, but not with the anxiety that has all along marked the expectation of news from the other bide of the Atlantic. Kiigllsh Opinion* on Antorlcan Alfulrx. Our amiable cotunj oraries across the water> sometimes in London, and sometimes in Paris, occasionally crack a severe joke, and split almost their iat fides, at the singular jumble of principles and professions? seriousness and humbug?foolery .Uit/vc.itnVif* m Kioli irrnu> iir> o, .)u kn ~ ? fluu ? " ?'vn r ?v/ oiuc \jj Piur, i?ii American soil, as unruly weeds and ihe wild grape are ?< metimes found growing cosily together on the American hill sides. We give in our columns to-day, an amusing article from the Loudon Timet* of this character. The wit, the sarcasm, the gen" tie pnnch in the ribe, and terrible mauling over the shoulders, which they give the American republic in consequence of the loud professions of liberty which resound here, in connection with a large lice of black slavery, give us a great deal of un* easiness; but yet they do nol ej>oil our apatite for a beef steak at the tail of a keen, cold day in November. We are happy, on the contrary, that we can afford matter for so much life and gaiety in th? eaden columns and magniloquent paragraphs o' our amiable cotemiorary in Printing House Square. Vet we cannot help mingling the tear with the smile, when he puts into us so strongly in consequence of the existence of slavery in certain parts of our country, and places in juxtaposition with that our ardent professions of liberty. We confess it?with sorrow, we confess that our instituticns have not yet reached that perfection which we hope they will do with the progress of time and age. Hut have we not done something since the days of our youth 1?if these writers will insist upon contrasting the institutions of every State in our infant republic with the venerable Ilritmh ?m. pi re and its hoary institutions, going back into the < * orni-eaten ages of antiquity. Since the declara- j lion of independence, all the Northern States have | abolished slavery, and but for the agitation and n-crimination coining from the enthusiasts of Kng- j land, it is very likely that a similar result would | have been the case in Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, and other States, long before this day. Let our cotemporary put that in his pipe and smoke it. But this is not all. Instead of talking to us ot the beam in our eye, and the mote incur brother's, why does not the London Timet treat of the condition of Ireland, and endeavor to ascertain whether the white slavery established in that unhappy land, on general principles?the "envy and admiration of surrounding uati<>ns"-does not j present a Jar more revolting picture in reference to ' restrictions on civil and social liberty, comfort, ' and morality, than that of the black slaves of the < J^outherr States, where they live in clover, "year j in and year out," and where the scars and the lash, [ and ihe servile misery and degradation, cannot lor j a moment be compared with tnat of Ireland, or any of the British dependencies 1 Is he aware that the "sister" country, with j boundless natural resources, and an intelligent and industrious population, has been in connection with the time-worn constitution of Uogland for nearly se\en hundred years, and that her people are the worst clad, the word fed, the worst housed, < throughout God's creation 1 Talk of slaves! t I'ahaw How many thousands of that unfortunat* | p. oj'le, during ihe fanuna of the last three years, and during many a previous one, would have been glad to have had the fare and the treatment of our Southern slaves! Oh, but they had civil liberty ! No, they had no such thing. From the days of Henry the Second, up lo Victoria the Firat, their history has been a continued series of confiscations, coercion bills, and martial law. How long ia it ago, since the priest and the X'hoolmaster had a pric? put i?j<on their heads' How long is it since the more galling portion of the penal laws was erased from the statute book! Th?*re are men alive, who, from their own jiersonai knowledge, could give an answer lo the firat question, and twice ten summer* have not rolled over our heads since the conception of religion* treeCom to the Catholic* of Ireland. Liberty, indeed! Yes, the li!>erly of dying behind thvir ditches by periodical atarvation?the consequence of the long nnagoveinment to which they have been subjected under the Kritish crown. Liberty, indeed! where the commonest right* of freemen are, at this moment, vk luted, the habeat rnrytut acts sue," nded, liberty of speech made a felony, the independent pre** gagged, imblic meetings forcibly suppressed, and more arbitrary and tyrannical proceedings than ever Nicholas of I! lusia resortad to, openly abd uLblushingiy carried on, in the face of tlie civilized Aoild, under tli sanction of government and the form* of law ' Vet, notwithstanding these outragea <?u the < ivilizaUou and the humanity of the age, a parfuwui writer of (he governmeat which practises them, darea to taant ua with having a be run in our eyea, and to "extract amusement," to use hia own phrase, from the discrepancy, the little mote in hia own eye enable* him to see between the glorious and happy institutions iourdrd by ourselves and the heir-loom of slavery wluch his country baa left us as a memento. Ireland, however, is not the only country which j we might recommend to the attention ot our liberty Io\ing cotemporary. Why doe# he not look to the eighty millions ot half and halt black slaves in I the Indian territories ot the British empire, from whose toils, and privations, and wretchedness, the ' British aristocracy annually extract twenty mili hots of pound* Merhng, equal to one hundred millions of dollars of our money, and to the whole [ cost of the Mexican war, which has redounded so much to the honor, the fame, and the glory, of our country. It will be quite time enough for British journalists and British philanthropists to talk to us ot our institution of slavery in the South, f when they can present a white race under their sway, or even a semi-colored race of Indians, half ' as well ofl in comfort and contentment as the : b!t?\es of CaU'lma or Virginia. Their jests tod their jibes, however, can have little influence on those who are accurately informed and compel ttnt to tudeeof the relative position and condition of the two countries, and their mutual dependen cif? Hie condition of the black race ia our Southern States, is, generally speaking, a condi* tion of comfort. From the application of the word, however, to the serfs in the old world, who have c been so lony plundered, beggared, and oppressed by h tyrant aristocracy, it is supposed that the coh !ored rare in this land are equally plundered, ma!, treated, and wretched. But such is not the case. If the colored race were to receive their liberty to-morrow in the Southern States, they would in one year be reduced to a condition of barbarity, ignorance, and want, such us St. Domingo now I presents, and the French and British West India islands will toon indicate. The black race cannot exist in any other condition than that of pupilage and servitude, side by side with the Anglo" ' Saxon race, so as to secure comfort for themselves and peace and tranquillity to the country. In process of ]ime, Southern slavery will disappear as a |>rruiiai luuuiuun oi society, in the same way t.9 the red race, whose moral and intellectual attributes unfitted them for the civilization which the European lace has attained. The taunts, and slurs and tibes, therefore, which the London and Paris press, in their ignorance and wantonness, > cast against us, in consequence of the existence ol slavery here, spring lrom their utter ignorance I ol our institutions, and their evident incapacity to judge of the circumstances under which fhey kuve grown up in this land. iSyi'ahbutsok Cliches.?Squabbles and rivalries among the different cliques which have fallen into the wake of the great popular movement which is going to lift General Taylor into the Presidential chair on the fourth of March next, are beginning to break out, not only in New York and Albany, but also down East, as far as Boston, and else| where- We hope these quarrels and selfish squab; bles will come to a head and expend their force 1 iong before the next fourth of March, and leave the j n?-w President without the benefit of their advice or wisdom. We now understand the particulars of the deadly j feud which haw broken out between the Seward clique, commanded by Thurlow Weed, in Albany, | and the Collier clique, officered by several indi- j j viduals in this city and elsewhere. The difference between theee cliques springs from personal rivalry for election to the United States Senate, to j be made at Albany by our next Legislature. Other , j Bquabbles, in other quarters, are brewing, both in I New York, and in Albany, which we shall watch and develop# as fast as they come to a head. A? j the fourth of March approaches, and the fumea of | the sp?ils begin to be smelled, these different 1 equibbles will, no doubt, increase. > i Theie are, also, it appears, seme very Berioua difficulties wringing up in Boston, among the whig ranks, especially in that quarter which was generally known under the name of the "Essex Junta," about forty years ago, but which now is more commonly understood by the cognomen of the "cotton aristocracy" of Lowell and Boston. It serms that a rather serious feud has arisen between Abbott Lawrence aid Daniel Webster, and that the former gentleman, on Monday evening last, was very severe, by implication, upon Mr. Webster, for the opinion said to have been ex- | presjed by him as to General Taylor's unfitness ' for the Presidency.. It will be recollected there was a story afloat, a short time back, of Abbott j Lawrence having offered, or having been ready to I give, a hundred thousand dollars to pay the j expenses of the recent election, provided he could have the nomination for the Vice Pr??i- I dency. It ia probable, however, that Mr. Law- ! rence has contributed a very Urge amount to the i election fund, and we hear, in several quarters, I that he has commenced a movement by means of agents, among sundry newspapers in this city, in , order to put down Mr. Webster, and oust him, if possible, from all chance of obtaining any position in the new cabinet. There is some color for these surmises, arising from diflerent quarters; and the special agents and organs of Mr. Webster in this city, are beginning seriously to think that he will be left out in the new programme of the future cabinet. They are, therefore, already arranging their plana for carrying the abolition question to a much I grea er extent, in |>opular agitation, than has ever before been attempted in this country. The Cotnmtrctml Adrertiur, a well known special organ of Mr. Webster in this city, comes out in this view, with a proposition for the absolute extinction of slavery throughout the I'nited States, on a plan similar to that under which it was effected by the British government in the West Indies. If this movement, commencing with Mr. Webster, j should b? carried out, the probability is that the ) free soil party, in less than six months, will prevail far beyond what it has yet done under the lead of Mr. Van Buren. We expect, also, that Mr. Web. iter ^ ill show a strong hand next spring in the Senate at Washington, against Abbott Lawrence ar.d his political relations with the administration of (jlereral Taylor. There will be amusing incidents in deyelope" ment soon, all around the country. Great Political Festival at tiik Irvino Hoi sr.?We understand that the Napoleon among hotel keepers, who keeps the Irving House, and his corps of euuiniert, are making preparations for a splendid public festival, which is intended to be given to the Won. Mr. Fillmore, Vice-l'resident elect, in celebration of the recent political victory, I and that this festival will take place at the new hotel, the Irving House, Broadway, next Tuesday : 11 L.Lt.. si I 1 I -1 *1 - F>rilJl'K. I H'uauI) inu ui uiii'c iiumuru ?) llir I lending [Kililicians among the Taylor republicans will b'' prewnt at this festival, and speeches celebration tlie recent victory, and preparing for intiitlliDE the administration, will be given by the lending orators and speakers troin all round the countiy. it i* said that Mr. Choate, of Hoston, j will be th? re, Mr. Collier, of Albany, and several others; but we do not hear any mention made of Mr Wtbster, or of <x-Govemor Seward, in connection with this affair. Apropos of this hotel: The well known Howards seem to possess aj>eculiar genius for getting up and managing splendid h<>tel?. The attractions they present must be immense. We learn that ten or ! twelve newly married couples have put up at this tplendid establishment during the la*t two days, in order to sjtnd the honeymoon in iN'ew Vork. The braiititul brides may be most generally seen in the drttto circleeof the I'arx and Broadway theatres. Yikcimia.?The nmarkable close run between i Taylor and Casa in the "Old Dominion," has induced us te prepare, with great labor and care, full and complete tablet of the returns reoeived, which we piea^nt to politicians, a* a matter of gr?at interest at thia time Wuo ptoui ths Govbbjimsht JhweuxI?We give, in reply to thia question, a few days ago, a brief paragraph, which we perceive haa created considerable commotion in the bosom of a weekly cotemporary, from which we publiaha very curious statement, or hypothesis, on the robbery of the jewels at Washington. It will he found in another column, copied from that useful paper on police matters and intelligence, called the National Police iSattUt. With regard to the charge of borrowing the ideas oi our cotemporary, and publishing (he hypothesis of the editor before he published it himself, we hardly know what serious* reply to make. Every piece ot intelligence collected by the Htrald, may be claimed next week, and deemed larceny in us, by some coteinpsrary, who might have dreamt or supposed he had Mich ideas wandering through his brain, at a similar period of time. Hut enough on that point. A word to another and a different *et ot philosophers. Our highly respectable cotemporary, well known in the community at the Plainfield, Jackson, and other bank windlers, have lelt their hearts very much griey-t ed, and iheir toes sharply ptoched, because we anticipated some defalcations at Washington and elsewhere, when the locofocos shall march out of power, "bag and baggage,V and make room for General Taylor, and the Taylor republicans, to come in. Whenever swindling, cheating, or s'ealing, on a large or a small scale, is the topic of discussion, or becomes the point of an article, it is very natural that the Plainfield ilank swindlers, who have not been delivered up to the grand juries of New Jersey by the present Governor oi New York, lut who will be handed over to justice by the next?it is very natural that their consciences?it they have any such article in their composition?should be touched ; but in spite of a.w.h apnaihilitv in the nw'inHlora nf tko we still persist in the strong belief that defalcations and malfeasance in office will be developed on the exit of the locofocog. Why, even before they are gone out of power, roguries are discovered. It is but the other day that we gave an account of a very serious defalcation in the Baltimore post office? amounting to fifteen thousand dollars. We all know, when General Harrison overthrew the administration of Mr. Van Buren, that the party going outf exhibited a list of defalcations, robberies and plundering?, to the amount of several millions of dollars. Now, during the season of rich clover which existed during the Mexican | war, when one hundred millions of dollars were ! expended, there has been " ample roem and verge enough" for a similar set of beauties to perpetrate a similar .^et of financial ratcalties. Our highly virtuous, religious, indicted, but uncaught and unconvicted Plainfield Bank swindlers, may feel grieved at these remarks, because they tread on their toes; but we hope they will learn patience and resignation in this world, in j order to prepare themselves, as far as possible, for i another sphere, either in the State prison of New | Jersey, or in a similar one "beyond that bourne from whence no traveller returns." I Thk Wilmot Proviso Coming rp Aoaii*.?In- I dic&tions are apparent that the Wilmot proviso j will again become an important topic of discus- 1 sion at the approaching session of Congress, which will convene in the beginning of next month.? There is a strong intention existing among the masses of the people, throughout the country, to settle this knotty business in relation to slavery in the new territories, as soon as possible, so as to leave the administration of General Taylor free from any trouble or annoyance on that vexed question. To this course of policy, however. there isastiong opposition, springing up among the free-soil*T8 of the North, and among certain 8 others who profess to have aided in electing General Taylor. ( The commencement, thus early, to agitate this t proviso again, will embarrass the question at the ? next session ol Congress, and may lead to doubt 1 and difficulty in its permanent settlement. We think, however, that the materials of the old Con gresa will be sufficient to put an end to the di?- | cussion, and pass a law for the organization of the new territories on such principles of compromise " as will satisfy all reasonable men, throughout the t: country, however so much it may dissatisfy the ' free-soilers of the North, or the ultra nullifiera of the South, in another point of view, it will be well for the present Congress to settle this ques- ? tion, and put it at reat. We are persuaded, from y information which we have received, that should 4 the Wilmot proviso be incorporated in the law for a the organization of the new territories, and placed y before General Taylor for hi9 signature, he will c place his veto on it at once. It is true that va rious rumors are in circulation, leading the mind e' to btlieve that General Taylor would not veto [] such a law; but we have more confidence in the '1 sources from which we derive our information, " than we have in any authority yet furnished on I the other side of the question. [' c OrER* am) Fashion.?The establishment of an e (>I?eia in fashionable society, on the plan of that in ? London, Parisor Naples, in the city of New York, c is not a n atter of easy accomplishment, although 1 the attempt to do so looks \ery well on a aubscrip- y tion night, when all the fashionables are collected '' together and present a beautiful coup (Vail. The ? first night of "llernani" was very brilliant; but on the second night the attendance was very meagre? n although the singing was much better. How is b this? It grows out of the attempt to create invidi- 8 ous distinctions in society in this city, by the estabIishment ot subscription nights for the ton? 1 and extra nights for the public at large. We don'1 * believe that this system will succeed at all in New ' York. The respectable, decent, and sometime* r very beautiful people, who frequent the dressi>3xes ^ of the I'ark, llowery, and other theatres, wil' a never patronire any l>i?era where an attempt is h made to institute stidi invidious and ridiculous * distinctions. t Another point in relation to the Opera. Therein J a sad war.t of economy and management on the li part of the manager. In spite of all the puflery in ^ the newspapers, paid by him, the excuses outrun * tnr receipts, rie nas two oj>era trouprt, immense chorutes, and is, in other respects, running to about one-third or one-fourth unnecessary excuse; while his attempt to have subscription nights and ^ extra nights, gives him only two or three nights in the wi ek worth anything. We must give some advice to Mr. Fry, occasionally, and allow him to abute us through his agents and critics, and the disreputable press, as much a- he pleases?we care nothing lor what they say. lit'.. 1>r. understand that the Kev. I)r. Jiyder, President of the College of the Holy Cross, and one of the most pious, learned and eloquent clergymen of the day, will preach twice in St. I'eter's Church, ISarclay street, tomorrow, for the benefit of the poor, at the usual i.,... <1.? _-.i :? "" - iiuui m Uir n...,uiiiS n?u r?rBIII|(. ine lame and eloquence of this gifted divine have always at- ^ tracted immense congregations wherever lie has *' preached, and we presume St. Peter's is not large g, enough to contain all who will desire to hear him r to-nn rrow, iind that a very handsome collection *, will be made on the occasion. * Mn.iTAtr Iotku.ioencic. ? We lrarn hy Mr. ?< Samuel Kip, passenger on board the whip Miry Jj and Adeline, Capt. Mcl^lland, wailed hence for California on the 9th mat., with companies A and t' F, of the 2d regiment, that when in latitude 70 10, ? longitude IW 11, the small poi was found to be on a board, w hen, by order of the commanding officer, hlie ?ai orderefl to put for Old Point (Joiufort, v hich port she reached on the 11th inst. di officer* on board?Captain* Day, I>??M*on, and 7 I oil, l.teut t llend?*r?hott. N>-hur>-m?n, and l>? Rua- ?' 7, Afa't Surgeon t>r Dayrh, I'aMoDfaH, Ottrg* HyU'm and Kamuftl Kip. 10 I TELE?RAPIIIC DTIELUCEBCK. I lUrktUi e PiTTsetiao, Nov. M, 1S4I. ?j Tbe floor BUkit is steady. but not active; sales of j, Wfttm at M to $4 06l? and from store at $4 2$ per , barrel. Tbo supply of grain ii small. Sales of Rio 0 eoflee at 7S,o. to 7Xo. par pound. In provisions there ? is no activity In any article; quotations, however, are 0 steady. Sales of Western oured ham* at 8}(e. to 7o. , per pound. Sal?s of Western sides at 4>{o to4\o., j and ^boulders at 4c a 4>*c. Lard sells at 7o.a7?o. g, per pound. Sales of Western butter at So a S^o. ? Cbteee sells at 6o. a 5 V per pound There are 7 feet ? water In the ohannel. The weather is very diaagrtw- t able. (. Brmi.o, Nov. 17, 1348. ~ receipts within ths past twenty-four hours?flour, ^ i z oguu DbJs ; wheat. 42 000 bushels ; corn, 6,000 busbs. j The flour market was dull but firm. Of wheat there p were ralen of -JO 000 bushels, includiug; fiooJ Ohio at VJe; j common Wisconsin at 83o, and 76c a 77c for oommon v ( blcago l orn continued firm, with fair amount of ^ ales, freights are without change ? Ai b*nt, Not. 17th, 1848. j* Rteefpts by canal within the past twenty four ^ hours?flour, 20 0o0 barrels; wheat, 6,200 bushels; f corn, 21.700 bushels , bsrley, 20.100 bushels. Flour was firm and sales light. Sales of 0.000 bushels oorn t at A7c a 60c for miaed. Of Rye there were sales of * 7 000 bushels at 03c a 64o In Barley we notice sales J g of 0,100 bushels at 04*,' a 66c. ' t I I I Thwtiital and Psr.a Tiikitk,?We witnessed the new play of " Ivdith.or Dealings with Drmbey k Son,'' laatereii ing, at the Park theatre, with muoh satisfaction, and y the numerous and fashionable audienoa that graced t the house, were evidently muoh delighted with the rery elegant manner in whioh this version of ths interest- ii Ing book of Dickens was rendered by the eminent ar- r lists who are engaged to personate some of the more * prominent characters in the piece. The scenery, ap- c pointmenta. dresses, Sic are all most laot representalions of Dickens' descriptions, and as for theaoting. 11 the general voice of all who ha>e witnessed it declare J it to be inimitable. Mrs. Shaw as Udith, has, indeed, 1 achieved a triumph ; we must oonfess that, until we * aw her performance of the part, we had a prejudice * against this character of Dickens;, but Mrs. Shaw's T vivid and esrneft impersonation of the proud and sen eimc woman, woo ircu ner degradation in netng no- n solutely h matter of bargain: her bearing towards Mr. a l'omtx j, after the failure of ber first appeal, and all e the subsequent developments of the character which C re so univer*ally known to the thousands of Dickena' t read* , have displayed all the beauties of Kdith's part s in the most admirable manner. Mr. Plaoide's Captain Cuttle ia a most truthful delineation of the honest old , sailor ; Clarke's Mr Carkar. too, is well done. Mr. ? Clarke haa much improved of late. J. M. Scott as c Bunsby. the oranle. does his part capitally?in dresa, g tyle, gait, and speech, be fills the part ef Captain Cuttle's oracuiar friend most admirably. We must j not forget Toon? Walcot plays him well?he is Diok- I en's Toots all over. Miss Taylor's Susan Nipper, and 1 Mrs Walcot's Florence, are both much applauded. I p Miss Taylor, especially, has made quite a hit in her i ti part. To-night Dombey k Son will be repeated. | ? bow f n Thbatre. ? The entertainments at this j 0 house, during the past week, have been of the first 1 erler. What with the new drama of " Martin Scher- 1 0 telle," the admirable singing of the New Orleans S?* t renadera, the irlfeh eccentricities of Barney Williams, * and the thrilling drama of ?? Life, or Soenes of Early J Vice.'' the patronn of the Bowery have, indeed, had a no cause of oomplaint as to lack of amusementi. The ? bouse has been well attended every evening, and. in c point of patronage, the Bowery can favorably compare e notes with any other place of entertainment, bo'h as ? to numbers aiid respectability. To night, that excel- fi lent young actress. Miss Wemyw. will appear as An- v nette. In the famous domestic drama of the " Maid o and the Magpie " This is a part in which she will ap- a pear to much advantage. Miss Wemyss will yet ao- a quire a most elevated position as an actress. The v larce of the " Limerick Boy'' will be played next, and r afford an opportunity to Barney Williams to display t his amasing acting. The New Orleans Serenade!* ' h will nextmug a number of their bent songs, not for- ti

getting their burlesque on the Italian Opera. We g cannot pan this performance without a word of c praise. 'J'beir perfi rmances are chaste and musically n correct. and the execution tf Master Ole Bull is really ? beautiful Several of the pieces were encored last era- w Ding, and the whole passed off excellently. tl Bigadwat Thkatme. ? This bouse was densely V :rowded last night, to witness the magnificent Forrest ? a his splendid enaotment of King Lear, it was Mr- o: '01 reft's benefit, and the attendance was auch as to b 'tow the high appreciation the publie entertain" for * his great American tragedian. The farce of the gi ' Double-bedded Room" followed, in which high is omic talent was ably displayed by the various ar- gi ists. This erening, an attractive programme is spread pi igain before the public, of which the advertisements 11 lontain the full details. w National Thkatbk.?The bill of last evening con- <*< listed of " Charles 11," " New York as it la,'' and the Idiot Witness.*' Mr. John R. Scott's Captain Copp w so well known that it Is wholly unnaoeanary to say dl inytbing in its praise. The other part* were as weU {jj mstaised as usual, and the piece wh warmly applaud- si id. The local drama of " New York as it is" seems o possess ignite as much Interest as ever for the fre- Ci luenters of this pretty theatre, and it is put upon the lage in auob a manner as to present a great deal of SI ttraction. The melo-drama of the " Idiot Witness " tL Inifhed the entertainments. To-night Mr. John R. cott takes bis benefit, and will appear on the oooa- 'J Ion, in the part of Rolla, one In which he is deprvedly popular. ' New York as it is " will be re- ta eaieu, ana toe VBirrwinnsnu win conclude with w' be mtlo-drama of the Fatal Snow-storm.*' The rand spectacle of the *' Spirit of the Waters" will ke as evlved on Monday next. tb d? Butok'i Thiatbi.?" Dombey and Son" was again y, ppreeented at this pretty theatre, to a very well filled at ouse. This piece, as got up and performed by oc Ir. Burton and bis talented oompany, will always raw a respectable audienoe, aa the oftener you see it cl tue more Interest jou find in the piece, and the mare erfect the representation. Mr. Burton, as Captain * uttle, stands dcoidedly alone in this character, Lining fresh laurels on each night of its perf>rmnee. Mr. Raymond, as poor Toots, appears to be ompletely out out for this character-his youth- iD il appearance, his voice, his slim figure, togeber with his clever conception of the character as tti Dtendedtobe represented by the author, altogether at take Mr. Raymond the "Toots" of Burton's theatre, pt Irs. Vernon, Mrs. Brougham, Mrs. Knight, and Miss go 1111, are most ptrfect and excellent in their respective of arts. Miss Hill is fast becoming a great favorite; she of i pretty and modest in her manners, which is appre- en lated by a deserving audienoe. Tne aew hurletta an ailed "Pas de Fascination," was well played, and re- go eived with loud signs of approbation. The evenings T ntertainmcnts concluded with the laughable faroe tb ailed the ' Irish Engagement." Mr Brougham as Tim tb lafTerty, as on former nights, kept the house well ni mused. To night "The Winterbottoms," '-Pas de ct afcination," the "Irish Engagement." and the bur- af rrr|ue on the tragedy of ".Vietumora, or the Last of tb be Polly wogs." A great bill for Go cents. Uo early and wl i cure a good seat. m Broadway Cibcvi ?This delightful place of amuse. lent ia nightly thronged towitneaa the graceful and Jj? eautiful equestrian performances which are nightly wl iTen. The riding of M'me Carroll la a greatfeature, and odeed ahe stand* in the foremoat rank of female equeariana in the country. Theperformanceaof iheMeasrt ai lartlnetti are graceful, and received with delight. ca laater Nixon it> a moat beautiful and graceful rider, j' nd hy hia daring feata haa won for himaelf the adml- ot ktion of all who have aeen him. Deapitethe many wl laeea of amuerment now open in the city, Me'ara. th ~rytn h 'lhimpaon, by their aound jadgment in ?? lwaya keepii g the beat performer* of the country, pc iave met with the moat unprecedented aucoeaa. They tu re nightly presenting new attraction*, which alwaya ni lave the effect to add to the exalted admiration of pi fat-irpatrona. Kor comfort, during theaeoooleTeninga, n? be circua ia inferior to none in tha world?being p? rarmed by a furnace, and the temp?rature well regn- al ated In abort, the Broadway circua ia one of the wl noat pleaeant places in the city to apend an evening. wl rhtre will be an extra performance thla afternoon, hi rhich affrrda a fine opportunity to famlliaa. and none fo bon'd fall to go. for they cannot but be delighted; tc nd for children it ia nreferabla to nluht. when th?r? < m Iway* a orowd. nl, Lrkt k Co ' Cmrf?.?Th* innumerable to rowda which aightly congregate under the gigantlo th ent of M*?ara. Sanda Lent k Co., to witneaa th* c* plendld performance of their admirable company, la ai he beat proof of the superiority of th* atertalmanU " llsplayed that*. There waa an immense audience ai iment laat night, which seemed delighted with th* irogramme and feats of hyppiat'qut exhibit*; <1 by th* Hi nembera of the company, l'h* " (irand Kntree; " th* Jf Two llorrea Act,' by Mr IW. Stout: the " l'rlaclyal th kct," by Master Waiter Aymar elicited much ap- ln' >lauae. Aa (or th* " Olympian (tunes'' of Mr. Sand* T' nd hla amiable children, Maurice and Jesse. th*y are 1)1 he nr plut vltra of elegance, agility, and strength. ihe"< aravan of the Desert," la which la portrayed *' he mode of travelling orer the burning aanaa of 8a- *{ ara. a halt In the desert, and the mlafortunea of two ^ Dqulsitlv* naturalists, waa. to ua, a very good pieca, ?* nd everybody wan enchanted, a* well an astonished. wl 'itfa the sagacity of th* Kgyptian rarsels?those kind ?' nd useful animal* whore novel appearance ha* no ?" rjual anywher*. Th* performing elephant* ar* also J>? ortby of great notlc*. On the whol*, the Clreu* ef Icssts Sand* Lent and Co. deserve* cmdlt and pa- l? ail rorage ^ CuaitTT'i Misn s> i s will to day give their usual tl( aturday afternoon performance, in addition to thalr wj rcning one. These Saturday afternoon concerts are |t( Iwaya gala ones for the famille* and little folk* who i; ttend tnem. and they are fully aa Interesting aa th* rening ones. The extraordinary auocesa and conmuous patronage whlah Chrlaty'a Mlnatrela receive n Imilatna lliain tn / mtkaravaftlr.Ba tnit thavaMson. nually introducing new feature* and new *ong* Into tielr already admirable llat. b| Mn.onron.? White * Serenade keep up wall with bo be timaa, and their lint of aong? comprise* a number ho r now and original composition* The Melodeon I* a wa loet reepeetable place of amu?ement, and worth/ of po II the patronage It receive*. 0< C?MeeEi.L'? Mnniru will to day rejoice the hearti ftr< r many a young*t*r, aa they give an afternoon a* well i an evening concert, especially for the aeeommo- {J}' atlon of famlllee There can be no better way of 1)11 lading op the labor* of the week than by going to Pr ear theae famoui *lnger*, whoee performance* are no Ighly eeteemed b^tha publio among the Ktbloplan iD InatraU that abound Tha crowded itate of their ?* fm / 1MB every tnoiog U inn proofof their appreoLatien y the pubUo. TiaiimoLi?Joeef Oung'l, oelebrated nmloi ompoeer, gave hit aecondoonoert laat evening, at the abernaele; and although It >u not attended by m < trge u immbl?i? aa oa the previoua evening, yet ] be hotue wm well Ailed, and tne audlenoe composed f the most fashionable portion of oar oltiaena. The ' onoert commenced with the overture from the opera f '* William Tell," by Rossini, whioh wai executed 1 nth the greatest preoUlon aa to time, and with the ' e<-p?at muatoal skill The " ltaye of Hope." a walti 1 y Lanner, was rendered with esoeedlng sweetness j nd harmony. The nest wai a solo on the violin, by 1r. Hang, whlob was received with great oheer*. In be atcend part, the tcenu and aria from the epera Normani di I'arlgi,' a duet for the horn and clarionet, ave evidence of a quick ear and the moat reSned ! nowirdge of the concord of t?o instrument!, either n drfcent or ascent, aa there was not the slightest dearture from the harmony of aweet sounds. Thq ubilee Quadrille waa lively and inspiriting, the ariations on the harp on a theme from iSelltnl, by laater Zabel, were plaintive and thrU'J|>? The potourri. called ' Signals for the Mu?io>\ World," oomriaing the gem* of Anber, Don?-ettl, Strauss, Roaainl, lozart and teveral other eminent oompoaera, was the avorite of the ??va?';?g, for? u. .V*T8 t0 fr*1? lively t? aavere," >< > .jand preserved a harmony that forced an veDU* 10 the human heart, and spoke a familiar lanV'ge to the soul. In fine, we agree with the poet, in ila sublime description of the power of muslo, when ie says? " Mw?lc, O! how falsi, how weak : Lan^itgt fades before thy spell. Why should feeling over ttpeak, i Sidos thou canst breathe her ule to wall t" Thin evening Oung'l gives another oonoert, when, i re hope, his distinguished baud wiU be aa well pa- i ronlsed u it deservea. I The Bomb4Mdmknt ok Vut Cat'*.?An exhibition ! a whloh this awful scene ia depicted in a most natu- J al manner, is now open at Panorama Hall, in Broad- . ray, near Houston street. By means of Ingenious me- ; hanlcal arrangement', and authentio paintings re menting the scene of the American forces, both miliary and naval, as they appeared on that celebrated ccasion before Vera Cru/., a most spirited represuntaion is given, and no better idea oan be oonreyed of be appearance of such an (occurrence We oan give he most unqualified praise to the exhibition, and adice all to visit it. Mkiico Iin iTR4Tr.i>.?This grand moving panoraaa, painted by that eminent arttrt Mr F. Grain, gives , most accurate view of the country which was marohd thrfiUffh hv (JubavaI .sim.f.t mmi hla 'rui to the City of Mexico. The varioui battles on he route are also moat oorreotly delineated? at least o say all the returned soldiers who have seen it. The Sacrei> Dioramas exhibiting at Stoppani Hall re still attracting crowds every evening. They have iow been exhibited for more than 100 nights in suceFsion, and the continued patronage they receive peaks volumes for their merits. City Intelligence. The WV.ATHra ?The weather, yeoterday, was quite levant, notwithstanding the sky, for the greater por- | ion of (he day, was obscured by clouds. There was ' very indicstion of rain, and it is probable another . f those unpleasant seasons of which November has ' en so fruitful, is at hand. Cleaning thf. Strckt* ht Cortiaut.?The system f cleaning the streets by contract has now been , pstrd. and will not answer at all. In consequence of , be inordinate amount whioh the eity had to pay last ear, tbe voice of the whole popul oecalled for the conract i<y?tem. The Common C'ounoll obeyed the call, ' a short time, the names of all the contractors 1 rere announoed, with the amount they were to reeive, for Btriotly performing the obligations they had ntered into. Several weeks elapsed after the signing, ealing, and delivering of these contracts, before the mt woik was done; and when it was begun, there ran no perceptible differenoe. According to the terms f these contracts the streets were to be swept twice week, and the Aldermen of the wards were to give certificate to the contractor, to the effect that the 'ork bad been faithfully performed, before he coold eceire his money. Have the obligations of these conracts been performed ? Possibly the latter part may ave been; but it is unreasonable to suppose that here is an Alderman in the city who has so littie reard for its interests as to give a certificate when he ould net reaoh his plaoe of business, even if it were ot more than three blocks distant from his residence, Ithout witnessing more filth than he oould see in a hole month under the old system In no single seoion of the city are tbe streets, at the present time, in rupcr orurr; our are mey n&eiy to *e, unless tne oor- I orate authorities take the matter in hand, and < ave the necessary work done at the expense ' r the contractors. Never wa? the elty in as i nrrijly filthy a condition as at this time. The Sixth < ard, in its most central part, is ene dense man of t 1th, and the streets are made the receptaole of all the | trbage which accumulates; the consequence of whioh I , the whole neighborhood is filled with a most dlsarreable and unhealthy odor. The fourth ward is in I rrcitely the same oondition; and if the decomposing i Ith is not removed during the winter, the whole city ' ill In the spring be the scene of some direful epi- i MBle. If the streets are not cleaned, of course the i >ntiactors will not be paid; but what is the sum ne- t Mary to keep them as they should be. in comparison ith the health of the city, and the sacrifice of hun- I reds of lives, whioh will most surely be the result? < Ince the contracts were first entered into, the streets i ire been oleaned but twice, and on botb these occ?- i ons by heavy rains, the contractors having had no \ tnd in it whatever. It Is to be hoped the Common i :>uncil will for their own credit sake.devise some means r whioh the city may present a more oleanly appearice. and not leave the thousands of strangers who visit e city every day, to suppose that the people of New ark ar? of inat slovenly cast the streets would indioate. bus far the citizens have oomplained most loudly, it to no effect, and it really seems that if they do not ke hold of the matter themselves, there will be no ?k done. A Cash or Stir ilk.?About eight o'clock last night> one of the Kulton ferry boats was about entering e slip, on the Brooklyn side, a woman was seen to iliberately step over the chain at the stern, and row herself into the river. The boat was itnmediely stopped, but she sunk before any assistanoe nld be rmdeied her. Who she was, could not be ceitained, but she was said to be young, and of very k pec table appearance. She had a black hood tied Dsely around her face, so that her features could not i distinctly seen, 'i here is probably some sad affair blch led to her premature and unhappy end. Fi?k.?A fire broke out about half past two o'olock 8 isterdav morning, In the house No. 133 Beekman * reet, which was extinguished before any material ' jury wai sustained. Thk Strict Mish iahs?The competition among lis class of persons, seems to be greater than among ly others. There are in the city, male and female, obably two hundred, more than half of whom are verned by one proprietor. There is on the east side the city, a man who keeps on hand a large number organs, tambourines, banjos. and monkeys. He iploys the performers at a oertain prioe per day, . id requires them to make sufficient to yield him a " od hire for the use of instruments and monkies ? v bey rcour the whole city, and at every window where ey can tee any one, commence pitying, and send e monkey up with a little basket to gather the pen- " en. A few days since one of these travelling must- t; sns Mopped in front of a house in the Bowery, and 8 t?r the tlrst tune was finished, the monkey ascended a e leader, and by the aid of the shutter, got on the ti ndow sill. As socn as the second tune was eomenced. he took a small basket off his head, and hand- e 1 it out to the lady who was at the window. She did L )t give the penny as soon as be desired, whereupon t! flew into her face, whioh, in an instant, streamed / Ith blood. She made every effort to throw it from |( r, but in vain. After It hud scratched her face and rn her clothing a* it wished, it very quietly returned its master by the same way it had got up. If the 11 limal has been taught such tricks, the fellow who C tnies it should be severely puninhed. There is ano- : ier who carries a small table, upon whioh the monkey i inces the Polka. Besides the organists, there are many , hers. There are some s?ven or eight, maleand female, no n??e iormeainvmaeives imoa Dana, ana wanner rough the streets. Though there are bo many, they ry willingly play <ome half dozen tunes for a sixf no, which generally attracts a crowd; and before the tl nee are all played, a little girl, who la one of the 0 imber. make* her tambourine aerve the purpose of a *' ate, and politely presents it to erery one who may be sar.for contributions. To aupport auch a number of . trsona by ro apparently amall business, aeema , mott impoaaible; yet they daily appear in the atreets ( Ith thtir instruments There ie one of thia class 6 bo N(OH to d? a tolerably extensive bualneaa. He ih a very large organ, in the upper atory of which? r it ia a two-atory Instrument? are a number of re- ? living and dancing figures. The whole affair la 1 ounted on wheals, and drawn by a horse; and c. iould business become slack in the city, he makes a a nr through the surrounding country The tones of tl ie organ are almost as loudasthoae of an ordinary o lurch organ, and the tunes are not of that ordinary J id vulgar character so common to those of less afflu- * it musicians, la Broadway, near the hospital gate, i old blind man, with a superannuate 1 harp, dally kes his nost. He has br his side a little girl, who ih th* word when any on* itopi near by, and the n 1 man commence* a kind of medley of aounda on * atrlng*, which cannot be heard at the dlatanee of J nre than ten feet from the apot where he standi, lie little girl keep* a amall cop In her hand all the ne. which ahe take* particular care to ahew every u le that paaaea. When the weather will admit, ^ i remain* at bla po*t till a late hoar In the ei ght. when there li a better opportunity to hear P a mualc, the atreet being more quiet. At the corner , Broadway and Chambera atreet la another blind man th bag pipe under bla arm, which he play* from timing till night, and like the harplat on the oppoalte B1 ie, it ia difficult to hear Ita notea. Theae men are O th heirless, deprived of one cf the greateet bleaalng* aven baa bcatowed upon man. and It ia bnt charily drop a penny Into their little cup*. A few daya *, ice a bp* one made hla debut. He la a boy of appanlly about fifteen yeara, and dreaaed in a blue cloth >ck coat, the walat of which la abont alx inches long, lilethe aklrt la fall three feet. He atood upon the Kip of a porter honae In Centre alreet, blowing aa for life upon an old flute, acaroe a Bound from which " proacbed a tune. He had made aeveral attempte to m tract the attention of thoae in the honae, without m tct, wben he ventured inside Scaroely had hit o? -m disappeared te the crowd of bojra who were geared aiound the door, when the landlord uaed aome n|] r?h eipreaalon which welt nigh frightened the poor y out of hla wita, and he ruahed headlong out of the u uae, and fell upon the aidewaik Supposing tbe man nc ,a pursuing him, he regained hla feet as speed ly aa aalble, and ran up the atrert as fast aa he uld. Supping at tbe first c irner, he looked :>und to tee if any one waa alter him. and satisfying ?l maeJf that he waa out of danger. can fully disjointed ? i Instrument, placed It in one of tbe deep pocKets of m i long coat, and started toward* llroadway It lj obabie be has given up the bualaeaa; If not, he haa rn very particular not to make aaeci nd appoarance " tbat quarter. There are twollttleglrla, one of whom JV rriea a guitar, and the other a amall harp who dally dt all th* principal hotel* of tbe oity Th?y 1a not d Apend ee maoh upea th?ir ieetmmentfti u their roott mmaie. Am toom m tk*r eater ? pabMo hoa?e, my lake ? poelUon mu the door, end after ft klad of ? luntary, they sing eoog la the Oerm?a toa|ue. to the tuae of the "SwIm Bej " Whta tte ?oBg U conoluded, the mailer of the two handa ov<? her initrument to the other, and taking a little tla plate from her pooket. make* a oolleotlon If they eueoeed, aeyerftl other song* are sung to the itme tuae; after which another oolleotion l< made, and they dapart. Some tla* alnoe, they were seen, about elerea D'olack at night, In the Bowery, near the ooraer of Staatoa street, aad one of them was weeping moit bitterly. She was asked what was the matter. The nth.. M.II^ >!< ? k.J l~-? V? -V 1 ..J i?.u. did not And it, her mother would beat her. The gentleman who aeco?trd them was moved by the tale ef sorrow, and uktd what the shawl cost, and upon being told, presented her with the amount, and i?ld her to buy another with that. This had the effeot t* Restore her to her wonted oomposure,a nd the two started toward* the upper part of the oity. Whether tlM weeping wai not intended to axoite the sympathy e< those tbey might ohanoe to meet at that late hour, i? not known; but the little girls may now be seen every day, and the shavrls of both look the same as before that apparently distressing loss. There are ? number of strong and healthy looking females, who go, tws or three in number, one of whom will occasionally have an organ, but generally an acoordeon, tambourine and triangle are the only Instruments They oaly play the aocompaniments to the songs they sing, sons (f which are very good. Their voices are strong and shrill, but inmost oases very little regard is paid tn ?iu>C or acoerd They usually dress ths head Wi'A a leghorn tts?, while a sash is carried around the neok and tied under the arms. But few of the numbsrle? multitude who live by this means are here deseribed, and it would be imposnible to give an adequate deeoriptlon of then all; for, like birds of passage, they migrate to all parts of the oountry, and rarely think of travel ling otherwise than on foot. While one swarm ia going off. another is coming In, so that new faoea among the travelling musicians and minstrels wh* live their concerts In the open air, are to be seen every day. Naval Intelligence. Tiik Sarah Sam>s.?This auxiliary steamer left fit terday afternoon for Livtrpool. having on board tuus? teen passengers. Captain Benjamin Page. U. 8. Navy arrived at Norfolk on the 16th, from Baltimore, (apt P. is appointed to the command of the U. S. frigate Rarltan, now Uttlng out at the Navy Yard. The U.S. Rttveuua Cutter Lawrence, Captain Frailer, destined for California, tailed from Hampton Roads on the 14th. To* following la m list of offloers attached to the U S sloepof-war Albany. Commandant Randolph, lying in Hampton Koads and bound to Havana Commander, Victor M. Randolph ; Lieutenants, Daniel B. Ridg-ly, Jamea H North, Washington Held, James A Doyle) Surgeon. Robert T. Barry; Ast't. Surgeon, ChariM Martin; Purser, George F. Cotter; Act'g Master, uhaa. W. Place; Brevet First Lieutenant Marines, Freeman Norvell; Parsed Midshipmen, Francis A. Roe, Franole O. Clarke, Charlea F. Hopkins, John M Kell; Midshipmen, John R. Kggleston. Wm Van Wyck; Boatswain, John Bate*; Gunner, Wm. Arnold; Act'g Sail* maker, Jthn J. Stanford; Commander's Clerk, Ap. thorp Vanden Heuwel; Surgeon's Steward, John ii. Carroll; Purser's Steward, John Moore. Unknown Man Foe no Dhowntd.?An unknown man was found drowned, floating yesterday In the river off Governor's Island, supposed to be the body of Richard Coffee, who waa drowned, a few days sine, at the foot of Duane street. The Coroner will hold aa Inquest this day on the body. | Si Dui n Df.ath ?A Mrs. Kellogg, while prioing sons butter, fell down suddenly In Washington Market v?a terday morning, and died almost lmmeiiat-ly She was conveyed to her residence, No. 152 Reede atrvet. An inquest will be held this forenoon. Miracitt.oi:8 Escape from I)kath.?A correspondent at West Bloomfield, sends us the following particulars of a miraculous escape from death, which occurred in that town. On Friday, the 9th inst. near the residence of Mr. Olin, an event transpired, which waa alike wonderful and fortunate in Us nature and results. Olin has a well some 45 feet la depth, which, from the nature of the soli, could not ba stoned up in the usual way, and was therefore ourbad with heavy plank. Some of these having gives out From decay or otherwise, it was found necessary to raplaae them with others. For this purpose, a laborer aimed Braban was employed to enter the well. While in the progress of his labors, it became neoesaary t? isoend, for which purpose a windlass and tnb ware used. When near the top. having a plank with him In the tub, the curbing and earth around him in tantiy gave way, and carried man, plank and tub, out of Might, with the velocity of thought. Instantly efforts irere made to rescue the man. Peril attended every movement to those above and him below. But they lug on. and, after a while, could hear the voice of their subterranean friend calling for help! Anon he gave directions how an>l where to strike?a< the least raise step might overwhelm them all in a common ruia. At the end of an hour, he was rescued from his perilous position, not materially injured. By the strangest coincidence possible, after falling some fifteen feet, the plank with which he was ascending, was arrested In its progress downwards by the surrounding walls, ind the falling material above him beoatne clogged at the same instant very near his head. He filled all the racant space left in the falling mass of timbers, plank, md sand, and remained there until dug out; very joolly passed the word of caution to those above, as iood as tb<-y were near enough to hear his votoe? using the well rope as a "telegraphic 11 d?" between ths lpperand lower world. So great peril and fortunata i rescue, hiuum occur id soiyuilCUon. TiutFoRQKK Notes.?We stated, just after the conviction of George Miller for forgery, in issuing lotes purporting to be signed by Sewali F Belknap, hat Mr. B. had offered to pay the amount, $10 000, of he genuine note* he gave to Miller, to the holder* of he forged paper, on conditio* that they would wlthIraw all suits against him and hold him harmless, If he genuine notes thould ever coma to light. learn hat all the owners of these notes hare agreed to this imposition, and have U1 expressed themselves satisfied hat they are forgeries. The whole amount of spurious ?per,*o far as at present known, is f Hi 000, of which Vfr. I. has one note of (2.5O0. which he took, supposing it to te good at the time, from the hands of S. O. Mead. It 9 supposed that the genuine note* have either been o destroyed or disfigured, in the proces of traoing. as o be useless and unfit for circulation, and therefore lave never been issued by Miller.?Boston Ctnriir. Winter seems to have fairly set in in L. Canada For everal days past we have hsd very cold weather, with light falls of snow. We understand that the Beaularnois Canal is already blocked up. THE WEEKLY HERALD. THE LATTKT KL.KCTION HKll'RKD. *tc., 4m? flic. The Weekly Herald will he published at 9 o'clock his morning. Its contents embrace the following ariety Politistl Intelligence : eml>rwinK the Returns soil Rusalts t ie rt-eent Presidential sndStste Eleotions; Aspeek of the 1 birr-tirst Codktuis ; Manifesto tf the National trgsn of the Free oil Party ; Movements in South Carolina upon the sutycot of ntiBlavery Agitation, Movements of the Ultra Whig Po'ieians in rclercnce to the Policy of th? Taylor Administration te..... Important Private Correspondence of the (trait/ of lOuif Philippe, (first published iu the .Vcw York I braid, fmm be original man-iseript). .. English Views on the Sympitby of mericans with Revolnticcary Effort* in Europe, and the Kx itetcc of Slavery In tha United StaU-s . .Theeitpeeted Com. icreial Revulsion In Earope... Editorial Articles upon various iljecu... .Interesting Locil News?Thuatrloal and Musioal? aw c at I .aw?Police, etc The Robbery of th> PatantOOca, nd Theft of the National Jewel*. .. Mim ellani ous Articles a .4 'ems Commercial Affairs?The Money Market?Market* enerally?Maritime Intelligence, etc. Single copies, in wrapperc, six|*nce. The Morning Ntur-leKieriU)'s Clrculalon over is ran dly itn-rearing. *"<i Kains the routideoe* f all classes tvery day. The hcsutiftilly written Wat Tula ailed Mcrmsn do RujUr, l? soaght for with avidity. The Chaapest and Beat Place In the City ? Ret good Boots, Hhoas and Gaiters, is at JONEt'8, 14 Ann kreet, near the American Mu?eum. First quality ol French lalf Dress Meets, ft AO; second do., $.'! 80 to ft; Congress lioota, rom $3 60 to $4; Frenoh Patent Leather Boots, $7. New Ariinliilatration._Now that there la o doubt of the election of Genaral Tayior, as i'ltsideat of tha failed States. It Is very evident that there will be an ontire hange In the government, it Is absolutely necessary that other Iterations should be effected, and that, too, amongst the ladies; nd i> order beat to compete with thoie change*, we would ad visa h? ruMIe to gnard against calling on our friend AKt'dER. f 260 Gre? nwicb street, U curly as posiihlc, and nrepsre themllfM with A me\r\d if 11 tf a ?t/4 alan tn Li. C. - - --I--4I * 'tm and Tipjieta; where ?Inn mu be fouol a lino aasoitment of b? mort faationabl>-rrntlcmm'* Hate and Capa, made alter l ie pproTed rarikiac st)lc. Portable Drenalng Caiei-In all that the ame in porta, cos tain In* in the small?*t space the most useful rtiolea, among which is the Metallic Tablet for keepinj razor* hi Brfcct order. Mannfactuierl by U. Haunder* a Sun, 147 Broadway, ?rner ?fLiktrty atreet, and 3S7 Broadway. Tike "Richelieu" Oold Pen* are warranted > wear Bto year*. They are fine, smooth and elastie, and are aftitwMnd to be the beat and cheareet Tens in the world. SoM tlyVy B. M. Wataon k Co, Ma. 14 (Tall atnac Uuld pen* la The Heantleaof Cutting llnlr nnit Wblnken I olawioally displayed by BILL, toe Ioiiuttaine, at No. l.'l Naieaa reet, elegantly ornament the exterior of man. At the aboi-e .mti-r may also be olitainnd hi* universally known Infallible ngnent for the Ilair. The Swedlah Nightingale, .fenny I.I ml, nut not ?weetfr to the ear tnan Ucmo'l Jenny Lines soesk to it t)e Ladle'. Mis*c?, and Children's Fashionable Pur B* juetn " Not Hot nets mail'- to let the aep yr* through, But Bonnet* formed to keep out tieaven's dew." UCM N, 214 Broadway, \% lg* for the Million.?Stranger* and Oltln? an' Inforned that the belt plate to set a tlret rate W ig ut tee, it at the matinfa< t< ry of MKOIII KST a 11 BARD, .7 atdin lane. Al*o, Hraidi of ionjr hair, front Braids, aud Urna ental Hair, in all it* branches, wholesale aud retail. Oat this it The Pluinhe National llngnerrlnn tiallerjr, i Jto upper eurner ot Broadway and Moray s'reet, ooaia'ns ih* rarst eolkcuon of portrait* of distinguished pur.oni ia ,i a.o?. Ti ?.. - r... i , i .... u - it fail to r'iit thin (eM> Mod Galli-ry 1,004) Our CmU, Kiel* Mnlng. 4 tn III iIIkc 21 HI Cloak* %i to $r/; ftm?.lr?? and I rook UoaW, Fraooh otli and trlmtnlnra, tl to $11; I'anft, fancy raMimnrna, (It* \ V'jta, Mi o'nu to $3?ihtaa ar? all uaradoamod pli-dW Mh Iron lurtion, flrrat hwrnmna. (A Halt Sioro, tornat SW and L ttrmao* If un>- one <f(>ul?ta now, n? to whnl trai tka iuar 11 u t rteatli ol the lal. Mr* 1 r*n(?? Maffitl, read th? Na >nal t nlio? tla'cttr, of ilila wok. oonUial-g ihr ooafeadoa ,4 "Pav '? ft (. W<'ld,"on>> of Uin i|iiarut ? of R?r. rnadt nfca ?> pirM ?c f??a!'ylo her Injury. I "rice >aiy I'?hh