Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 1, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 1, 1848 Page 2
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# NEW YORK HERALD, j MrtkWMl Corner of Kullon and HuHHIta JAM KS OORDON BKNNBTT, PROPRIE TOR. TO UAJL K HKHAU)-Three pdUtom rwr) da v,ftao-?nl P*<[ ? ft ?mmi. tltr UoRNtNO EDITION i : ?k^W ?* S cterk 4 M **d dutritmled before br,?kfaH* ^ t ^ ? -V<WEDITION enn he h*d of thr iwnhnw; !}}*'* P' * "* AKTEKNOOS EDITION at, H EKKLY HERALD?Itarry fiaturtUiy, for circuit- | fton on the American Continent?cent* per copy. $5 \7% per i ?i n*?m Kirry picket day, for Rurouentt circulation, I ?*r dfifiuvM. fo include the j*st<i0r, 7'V European edition , tri/7 be prints/ in the French and Engluh lanfu>w. 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BOWBRT THKATU. -Uircl?Thi Atncsnos Or Nmi-'Tm? Mau> ?m> Haci>i>. BROADWAY THKATRX, Itotlmr-lioviiTuniiu-Tiii DtiXlTUT. RATIONAL THRATRR. Chatham 8qc*r*?Twiw BaorHKRR 1 t? niw yohm Ai It ii?1.4. b?c?kt?spirit nr tmr witml BURTON'S TBT,iiR(. Chimben Mm*?('aptaix Cvr- I ti.a'a Captvui-Tu* ani> j?hkv ? mv9iua1. 4h?1v*i.i BROADWAY CIRCUS, uu Spring i-lovartunni, kt MECBAMOfc BALL Broadway, mm BlMM-GUIirrt Mnirtiu-Ethiopian Bingi-vg. MCLODBON?Viboiria gmnaom. OCIETT LIBRARY?Campuux's KiatTEHA PANORAMA HALL. W8 Broadway.?Diobama or Boa?nnniT orTikA Civt. ITOPfAKl BALL, Broadway, oornar Walksc Itmtr-Mexico iu.vbtbated. ZOOLOGICAL INSTITUTE. Bowety?Va* AmsxtBsh'i Qbanb Mkdambib. NF.W ROOM.?8>otm'( Hmimnj, 8TCYYF.SANT IVSTITTJTE. Broadway, near B'eeoker ?trc?t Niw Omi.kam ?' Ethi-ijmaw i'onokmis N?w York, Friday, Uecember 1, 1848. Circulation of the other Leading IHornliig Joornalh Courier and Enquirer, (daily)......... 4,800 Journal of Commeroe 4 800 Daily KxpseM 8,500 Tribune 11.600 Aggregate 34.000 Errors la the above estimate will be corrected on adequate authority Actual Circulation of the Herald. r/HMM N'otvm 1i*r t 1. W tdi?i>day 2U4A8 I#. Thuwiay 20,390 2. Thutad&y 20.?40 17. Fr day 3U,6t(l 3. Iriday 2.17U) 18. S?turi :y 2I.4W 4. itaiiiidaj 2l,8>-0 Wnklj 9SM0 M eekly S.vflO 19. Sunday l.S.DtfO 8. Sunday 14360 2". Monday 2U7*> 6. Monday 21.0/4 21. 'uaaday 2>l,644 7. Toewlay WWW 22. U'e<*ne*i?y 20,314 8. Wednesday 2S,8mO a Thursday 20.100 9. Thonday 24 24. Friday ?>.?H 10. Fiiday 22.4(34 25. 8 tarday 2180R IL SatO'Pay 22,128 Weekly 10 Will Weekly "' fiw0 2C. cund?y 16,560 11. Punday ISOtU 27. Monday i'.b'.ij 13. Miiiday 21,120 '.8. 'ISiewlav 20,443 14. Tneaday 2I.K48 29. Waduraday 2.1,160 13. Wednesday 30. Ttiurjiay 20 4 10 Total istue in November 6&H.774 Total issue since July 1 3,439,552 1%? poblicatloa of the Herald oommenred yaiterday ttM cull utet pant 2 j'olock anri flnlahed at 30 in'nut?? paa. 6 o'olaok KuroiM-an Intelligence. The Britannia is the next steamer due from Ku. rope. She may be expected at Boston at any ranmtnt with one week'a later newj. TIM) Coming Aclml nlatrntlon nf G?n. Taylor ?The Dlflli ulilci to be .Encountered. The triumphant election of General Taylor to the Presidency, wa? only the first difficulty that had to be encountered, or that will have to be removed, aa far as the country is concerned. The org&ni* zation of his cabinet, and generally of his administration, and the adoption of m?u and measures, are all matters of the deepest importance, and will require the greatest moderation and attention in coming to a popular decision. We have, before this, taken some notice ol the Jiff 1. ... L " ?__ ' .1 ainicuiii<-B wnicn mr t-aiiy movers iu me cause ot General Taylor tncountered in this metropolis,and els? where in the Noithern States. Man/of the editors and |>oliliciana now coming forwaid every day, and claiming the exclusive merit and ull the honor of having put forth and elected General Ta)Ior to the Presidency, are also busy laying down rules for his adoption, and measures to he carried out by his administration?measures which have do refeience to the general interest! of the country, but are merely calculated to benefit their own private f.nd selfish interests. In this category we include certain j >urnals in Boston and New York?journals which are only the organs of particular cliquea of office beggars, sj*eulators, and men who make politics a trad? Their (>03ition, history and movements in the recent election, ought to be understood at the proper tune, quoted and fully set down for the guidance of General Taylor and his real friend?, and made the topic of commentary, so as to enlighten the whole Union, and men of all parties, nn the subject. South of this metropolis?in Philadelphia, B.iltr more and Washington?there exist the same ele" meuts of mischief, composed of men who tacked themselves, late in the day, to the movement tha' elected C?n^r*l Taylor, and who will breed n great deiJ of trouble and dis.urbanct' hereafter, i' their puipoBes are not exposed arid Pet aside in time. In Philadelphia, we much fear that some of the most serious* bfetacles tc the successful commence* ment and carry ing on of the new Taylor ad minis, tret ion, will come from some of those narrowminded and exclusive politicians who make the i A<rth American the lr special and permanent organ. On reviewing the course of that journal, what ?t>ikes the mind most forcibly in, its violent oppoei- ^ tion to Uit t.otnination ol Gen. Ta\lor before it wthk made : and now that the ?lection of the old hero it m cured, we find its tone full of hypocrisy, J exelunvenei-fi, narrow-mindedness, and denunciation?publicly hnd secretly?against all those who J were trn-i instrumental in bringing forward the hero ot the Hio fituride a? a candidate for the Presi- ^ dency. We remember very well the conduct o^ ' that journal previous to and at the time of the de- ( 'iven- of the famous anti-Taylor, anti-war harangue ' winch the unhappy and unfortunate Henry Clay perpetrated last winter. Its intolerance and ( malevolence toward a the independent eflorts ol ( other portions of ihe press which tried to repor' j that apeech, received a just and dignitied rebuke at | 'hat jeriod of its career. | The journal published in Philadelphia, called the ^iorth Afntrnun, and all its editors and supporterat were fanatical tnenda of Henry <'Iay, and up to the last moment opposed Gen. Taylor with the j.trongest teii'|>er and hoat'hty. Subsequent events, it is true, compelled them to fall into the movement which made old Zsch President; but that only displays still more fully the real character and depth of their political hypocrisy It was not til| alter the election of Mr. J ohm-ton as G ivernorof Pennsylvania, that they began to think it necessary to wfumr a disposition to support strongly Genernl Tsylor. As soon as that took place, our cotenipo rati*-* ol (hat journal b*pan to display jealousy and Miifi?ioa toward* the original supporter* oi On. Taylor, and particularly toward* thcue clubs and individuals who wrre early in the field in favor ( (hat dutinguiabcd man. Since the election the course pun u*d by that journal, and ont oi 11 by the l artieato whom we refer, eshihit* the same ex* cln?iveat>d narrow-minded temper toward* the other (fiend* of On. Taylor a* that alio wo to them when th? y thought the Kentucky Senator would have carried the nomination Morton McMicliael, one ol tho?? editor*, so doubt want* the cuxoni honse lor himself or his lriend Mr. White. This ie?mi to be the purpose of his course since the election. The editorials of tha^ piper, us well on the slavery question as on the t*riff, are calculated rather to throw difficulties in the way ol G-en. Taylor's administration, and the formation of a fcuccehslul cabinet, than anything we have seen; and the course which those journalists and their nenas i urtue pcimi to have lor its object the alternative either of all the ollices in the custom house, or hostility to the m w administration of Gen. Taylor. These, we believe, are correct views in relntion to ihe (i siiion ol s^ve'al of 1 e Vnylor pap-rs in the large Atlantic cities, particularly those journals which ounie out only by compulsion in favor of Gen. Taylor as our next President, a few weeks before his nomination or election. We are watch, ing them with the same attentioi nn 1 with the seme understanding with which we watched the whele movement that has carried Gen. Taylor into the Presidency, since the summer of 1S40, wlen we first met the distinguished hero at Niagbra, and from tint place described him as the^ great genius of the army?the real Rough and Heady of the nation ; and alto fiom the time when our original impressions of 1840 were revived in the month ot May, 1816. when we first named him f>i... ? -r _ii -.i i n>i i ivriucnif, 111 amiu'iMiiuii ui an outers ! Vet we claim no credit, no favor?, no offices? nothing ol any kind?from the Hew administrationThe income of the New York lltrald is nearly equal to that of the Presidency itself. We are in. de endent of all administrations, and ask. nothing of any one of them but ttie public good, on correct general principles, looking to the union and prosperity of the whole Union. From wha we have seen take place since the election1 we are satisfied that many of the journals oj the Atlantic cities, and many of the leading politicians, including ex-Governor Seward, Mr. Webster, and i there, are already preparing to assume ultra grounds, both on the Wiluiot proviso and tariff, in order, from that point of opposition v.o threaten the new administration into their wishes as regards the distribution of office and the removals of old office-holders. For this mischievous purpose, we have reason to believe the RmUi American has declared itself in favor of ultra tariff measures, as well as the advocacy of ultra slavery principles. Now, it is well known that the moderation and compromise which entered into the constitution of the United States at the organization of the government, must enter into all successful and popular administrations of the existing government. The ultras are already beginning, both on the tariff and Wilmot proviso questions, and ether poinls, to assume a qwisi ground of hostility, as the basis of further action, unless their ravenous desires are gratified in the distribution of office. We have much more to say on these points. We want nothing of Gen. Taylor, and we can therefore afford to tell him and all others, the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Tiik National Guard Letter.?W* publish in another column the translation of a letter written by one of the National Guards. It was omitted yesterday. The guard visited London in October. It shows the cordiality which now exists between England and France, llis visit to the ex-King of the Frcnch is fraught with richness, and cannot but be read with intertBt. The large army and navy of the new republic are doubtless, in a measure, the cause of the kindly feeling o{ England. A great change front the feeling manifested some fifty-six years ago^ St Ckoix?I wit resting.?Accounts from St. Croix to the 9th November have been received. A smart shock of an earthquake was felt on the morning of the Sth, at about half-past seven o'clock, which passed over without causing the slighest injury. Copies of the Avtt, published at St. Croix, down to the 9th inclusive, came to hand ;?but as is usual they contain nothing of the least moment, except the following, which is the only original item the paper ever contained, so tar as we have seen. It is in answer t? an allusion to the ^i>it made a tew weeks since, similar to the above remarks. The poetical editor gives it in the following exquisite style:? Answer to Mr. Bennett's attack on the St. Croix In the Ifeu- York litre lit; date unknown: My paper'* but a little beet For loatl purpose? complete. Nor c?n I uncontrol'd indite. Or publish matter wrong or right. 'Tin nearly all it e'er ran be, So Bennett waste no time on me. R H A rCHKTT. St. Cioii, Christiansted. 2.1th October, 1818. His poetry displays as much talent as does the erudite articles which appear about once in every five years. British C. vi an a.?The bark Ann .Smith brought us files of the Colonist, a new and spirited paper, published at Georgetown, Demerara, to the ??th Nov.; also, copies of the Royal Gazette and of the Standard, up to a late date. They are filled with extrwets lroru Lnglish and Aimerican papers, to the ejiclubion of local matter. The Iixkoai. Bail Case or liKconnrR Scorr? In reference to the law intelligence in another column, it will be seen that the case of the two Mar tint is still before Judge Ldmo.ids, and will be aigut d on Saturday. J'.xtkmsivx Coast Survey.?An expedition is now in couise of preparation in this city, under the direction of the Navy Department, to proceed to the coast of California and Oregon. The vessels, two in number, will be under command of Lieut. McArthur, of the navy, and it is expected they will be ready to proceed in the early part of the cc ming spring. "1 he cutter K wing, recently in the revenue service, and a brig, purchased for the purpose at Baltimore, will compose the expedition TiikU. S. Ship St. Lawrence.-We understand, by letters, that the St. Lawrence is to be honored l.y a visit from Queen Victoria. The source from which litis comes states that she had expressed a jesiretosee this Arm rican ship of wur, which has j t?erri the object of so much Attention since its irrival in the Weser and in the British Channel, I Die object of the visit of the St. Lawrence is not j ret fully understood by the inhabitants of those | ilaces, the has veiled,'and her movements have , ;o:ise')U*ntly given rise to many funny reports and ipeculations. The 8TlAMsmr Panama did not go to b?ayei-ter- , Joy, but will leave to-day lor San Francisco, where ' ?be will be joined by the Oregon, now preparing to ollow on the 10th inst. These steamers are the finest and best provisioned vessels that have ever ten our port, i ne 1'anmna carries out Mr. Voor lues, appointed by government special agent for ' tlie U. 8. Mail Department. j Stkammiip Faiaon, under command of ('apt. T hompson, will leave this afternoon, under government patronise, with the Pacific mail* tor Chaprei, touching on the WHy at H'lVuna, Havi nnah, and New Orleans. The F. will run about once a month, connecting with Me^re. Ilowland iV Anpinwall's steamers on the Pacific. The mails w ill be transferred at Chapres to the usual conv( yance cf mules, and carried across the loth* mrs to Panama. Letter bugs are at the Post ('dice. Movements of Imltvlriiiala. The following arilvals ?r? registered at the r?#pe*tIt* ll?t?l? :?.hior?Captain Taylor. Colon?l Sanf??r, <l*n*Tal Wendrr. t'onsmotlors Smith. Washington; K Steele, t 8 A ; Mr. Bancroft and family. Boston; Hon J P Hale. Dover; Captatn Mantfleld Boiton; L. New?ll U S Navj;Hon A Douglas. Illlnol*; lion. I) K?l'fff, I'OFex, Jurig* f'arker Albany Howard ? lion li'dcon llrjnolds, Troy ; Hon A. Clarke, Ne*. 1 fitk; W. L> Canfl'ld. St. Louis; VV W Manon Ala kania. /ultij I/iiiim B?rg-n. Philadelphia: R Onttoraa. Mataeiaa; B. L Al*iand*r. tj S Aim;; II K WInslow. Canada; H llarp?r. Washing. >(D (apt Sprtfg. if S. Array; t .T Pennington. IJal Ki-W nt thr Itnllnn Opera? nr. Fry*# Firtt Kxhlltlllon or PugtlUm?Probable Break iir *?p of the Pr< ?mt Troupe. There hi'B not existed much ro ifHesri1 in the public mind, with re.-pect to the permanence and m iitugeni'-ut of the lutian Opera truuf" nt p e8' nt pt-rlormine in Aafor Pl.icw, which h*? so far been conducted by Mr. Fry, formerly of Philudel pi:im, ?* chirf manner to the committee ol subtcribers wliogave him ihe power. Forexpressing tliHt i>|>inM>n in vanons ways, and pointing oi.t the best method of avoiding constant fmeutci, and the r ri rule and launhter of the world around, a number of journals which have been selected as the pet orgbns of the manager, have been constancy ab bive, personal, vulvar and ungentl'*nv*nly, towards the JVirto York Herald. We care little for paper pallets coming from obfcute sources, und fr< m persons without character or reputation of nn\ kind, ns Ion? as we enn point to a position j and character of thirty years' standing in this communit), and dare any one to brum a e?inijjle it-ui of reproach against it in any particular way. Those ^t'l'ngs belong to the fh?aud to small fry indeed. Hut apropos of the singular ?mrutc on Wednesday evening Inst. We hhall take the statement of this row iKm two organs of the manager?the Courier on oDe ?ide, and the Tribune on the other. Here they are:? l.*Ht t-??-ninp ftffilm assumed such an n?poet AD to It imnciHtire uooti Mr Frv to uivw hi* amliMn** information of th? pnnMon in which he * *? placed; atd at the olosing of the first act he appeared buf >re the curtain ai.ti Mired that Sifcnor Ueiirdetti had bat n moment before infornu-d him he would uor elng tan p?rt?f Pollione Id "Norma'' ou Kri ay niicht-, L'ivini ax bis reason that Madsme I.iiborde fcai made hnmelf ridiculous in ' Norma.''' and was not fit to Mng with artists- adding that Mr. Fry was not his manager, bat th* pubho to which only he vti amenable, and by which ?nlv his conduot would be regulated. Mr. Fry then retired. When the curtain fell, a committee of the snbsorihers attempted to compromise the matter, and Benedetti finally consented to t>iBg on Friday night but npun meeting with Mr Fry. u?ed abusive language, and accused bim of direct falsehood in his statement to the audience; to which Mr Fry replied hy ttriKing him in the fact; Benedetti drew hit twurd and made a fills I at Mr Fty. wounding in the hand, at hr did to, one of Iht committer. The re nc outre then e-.ded, and the tidid act w?? sung. at the close of whioh the audience departed ? Courier. We learn tbat Signer Benedetti Bent for Mr. Fry dorirg the oovri-e ot ihe first act of 'Luoreiia," and told him that lie would not ring Polliine. in ' Noma " on Friday evening, because Madame Laborde had mtde hern-If ridiculous in "Norma." and was not a (it person torir>gwith artists?tellinir Fiy that the Dublio *-as bis manager, and not be. Fry then saying, that if suoh were the case, the puhlic should know (be facts, inmediately went before tbr curtain, and stated what Benedetti bad said The audience loudly applauded the manager, and as loudly hissed Benedetti upon his appearing in tbe second net Meantime the committee of t-ubscribera attempted to oompromlse the matter, and Benedetti promised to sing on Friday niicht Upon meeting Mr Fry. however, he comtsenoed at once abusing bim, saying that be bad statrd to the public what vas not true, and tbat, in i-hort, he was a liar. Upon this, Fry immediately laid down opera glass and hat. and planted a right hander in the face of the handmate t*?nr>r Runt-dptti th?n (1f?* hin a rwl mn.la a pa'H at the tmprettario. when they were separated, and the performance went on ? Triiune. The following account of theemeul; is fiom the I repoiter cf this journal:? At the end of the fir?t act of I.ucrezla " In the in- I termtssion, Mr. Fry stepped in front of the curtain, and said:? Ladies *m> Genti-em**:? I id compelled to make known to you. that in a conversation I b?ve just bad with Signor Benedetti. he has refun d to sirg. on Friday next, the part of Pollione, in ' Norma," station that be wished not to compromise bis talent with a chanleutt. who was very able to ring the part of Adina. but not that of Norma. Tbis speech created a great eensatioa. and it was followed by a rerulsr hissing When the curtain rose for the second act, Signor Benedetti was received with an accompaniment of hissing, applause, and muslo. This continued during the whole act. But the funniest part ef the emuete took pla^e ''behind the wings." in the dressing room of Signor Benedetti, where assembled. immei|!ate)y after the second act, Messrs. Fry, Coit, J W. (IsrarJ. and other members of the subrcribere1 committee. The conversation was hod so animated that, after remark* made by M. Fry in rtgnrd to that affair. Signor Benedetti called him a 0 dllar! At these words, M. Fry answered with his clenched flet. when Signor Benedetti seizing his swerd. made a thrust at the manager. A regular prite oui chtrctur ensued and during the mctfe. Mr. Gurard, having tried to separate the combatant*. reoeived a cut on the back of the band . During this by-play, the conversation in the lobbies of the Opera-house was very animated, and the audience seemed to be divided into two parties?one in favor of Vr. rry toe uiunr in iitui ui vooor nui ail IQ4 I partisan*. though with different opinions, ??em?*l to | agree p^rfeotlv on the point that Mr Pry had done wrong in coming ont In the middle of the performance to disturb the nleaturn of the dilettanti by creating such a "hul>bul> " Kvcry one said that If this statement bad to bf made public. It had bett r have been done after the performance was over, or the next day through tbe medium of the pwM. By these statements, which agree with each other very nearly, we find how Mr. Fry treats his artists, according to the rules of the green room, and what they have to ex;>ect if they do not subn it, without expostulation or complaint, to his whims and ignorance. As far us we have h?ard the /nets, we are more disposed to believe th" statement of Benedetti than t:iat of Fry, and that in fact, Bence'etti was perfectly right when he accused Fiy of having stated in his speech to the audience what was not strictly tree in regard to himself, Benedetti. For expostulating againbt the correctness of the statements p t 'orth by Fry, Benedettt is only replied to bv a blow in the face?a regular righthander, ns the Fourierite philosopher technically calls it. This affair setms to be a specimen of the Opera management dunngthe present season, from the beginning up to the nicht in question. We all remember how Madame Pico was insulted nnd summarily sent adrift, after being engaged. Thn{ distinguished artist has now a suit pending again?, the manager. We also learn that Mr. Fry, on one, if not more, occasions, has exhibited his high qualities) to a certain extent, towards (he amiable, mild, and acccm I'll shed l!osi, who, c tainly, although a man of personal power and strength, would not harm a fly or a fry in his way. We also remember the disgraceful treatment which the amitble and accomplished Trufli received in Philade'phia? the manner in which the pet journals of the manager came out and abused her in the liiurcvri IV lino, ou iimv.li ou niut eilC UHU lO OJIPR the season here with a card, explaining her position to her old friends in New York. J'.von lh? editor of tlie Sumlny Atlnt denounced the ai" tempt made hy Fry, through his agent, to ,;rt his attacks against the amiable Trufli published in Ins paper. We see, in the recent fracas and fight, that Mr. Fry is utterly unequal to the position which the committee behind the curtain have placed him in, and ihst they have nnde an great a blunder as was made in the Opera of last year, which broke up and failed before it completed its engagements wiili the public, by which the subsci ibers were cheated out of one third of the subscription money amounting to fix or seven thousand dollar?. All these facts and statement*, coming from the |>et orpins of the mnnnper, show that the course pursued by the Herald lias been justified throughout, and that it* anticipations will be realized to the fullest extent. The materials engaged at the Aster Place Opera House are ample and numerous to bring out excellent opera, if there was a manager of skill and judgment at their head. I tut nhat can be expected of a man who is so silly and ignorant as to destroy the really fine buffo talent of haborde, by exhioiting her in the character of Norma, for which she is in every way unequal and unsuitfdl In such a condition of things, what ought to be done 1 Wc ?ee no proper courso for those insulted and abused artists?ilenedetti, Trufli, and Rosi?but to withdraw, at all hazards, from that bungling concern, und ofler their services to either the I'ark or the Broadway theatres, where (here are men of talent, knowledge, and energy, to organize them and provide Italian opera for three nights in the week. At either of these theatres, we are persuaded, night after night would witness an array of beauty, elegance, and refinement feathered from the world around us, that would shine in a great degree more refulgent than one half of thoae who frequent the Astor Place Opera House, nnd some of whom will have to take the bent fit of the insolvent laws before they get through. Let those much abused artists boldly assume a proper ground; let them refuse to submit to the ignorance and folly of Mr. Fry, withdraw there will be no difficulty with thctn at the Park or Broadway theatres. P. S.?Since the above waa written, we have received the following statement from Signor Btsnedetti:? Naw York, Not 30, 1849. Jai. O Bihkv.tt. Etq. My Dear Sir : I aui eomp?ll*d to xnllolt from you prrn>Ui-k<n to oeoupy a portion of one of your ooluinii*, wtib a M*t?-ui,.ut rf fitot< in r>-n*id to tba ooeurraacaii ??thf Opcia, on Wrduu?day eifninj between the in%DM^cr ami myn-lf. Ittswilh th? ?l aenreit r?luo'?afl? iPfti I aui induced to obtrude upon tbo public attention matters which do Dot aopropria'ely coinn within it* jurlf diet too; but the bold and org* nix <d effort which ha* been made by Mr. Fry and hi* instruments to def?me u>j character as a ntiieu. and hi an artist, require that I should say somethiog for my own protection as well as to erpnse the oonduot of a man who, by the extraordinary combination he presents, of Imbecility and pretension. 1? likely to do more to haiird the |'ern>anent success of the Opera in this oity, than the open tfl.rts of a thousand enemies On Wedneedny evening. Mr Kry aame to my dressing rooifi for the purpoe of desiring me to sing the part ot l'ollioce, in the opera of ' Norma he was accompanied by Mr. Coit one of the Opera oomoaittee. After hearing his request, I told him that it would not be right for me to take a part whloh had been aisigned to Sig Arnoldi, because to do so would be a violation ot the proper etiquette which custom had prescr bed betwten aitUts in tbe Italian theatre Mr. Fry insisted upon my doing so, however, upon the gtound that I had beeu originally seleoted f >r the opera of '-Norma," and that Stg Arnoldi had OBly b*en temporal ily put into tbe opera, until I should recover iroin inv ret ent 111' ess. I immediately reminded him of the fact that the Direotor, Maretiek, had applied to me on Saturday In t to know it I had any ohjeoMnn to transferring the part of Pollione to Slg Arnoldi, and upon Informing hint that 1 ?r?s quite willing, he assured ne thi.t such would be the arrangement Judge then of my surprise. I exclaimed to learn as I snou did, that the "day before my permi'ston was solicited, t? e rote had b<'< n anil^ned to that gentleman. the rehearsals ordered with him. and that In the faoe of nil this, the bills of the Monday following annoanoed that I would appear in this character which I had been expressly asked to relinquish. I denounced tbli a* an unworthy triok. Fiy, without being able to excuse himdf for this cordnct, rej >lned by insisting that I Lhould take the part away fiom Sig Arnoldi; finding that I could not expect auytbing from his courtesy, I appealed to him to spare Arnoldi the mortification of bi'lng thrust out of an opera in which he had only appeared once. Fry still refused. I then told h.m that his capricious and tyrannical oonduot towards the artists, and his iujadioluus course in assigning to his pertormers parts wholly nnsuitei to their peculiar talents, would destroy the Opera, as the ab urdity of drest-ing up an Adina for the part of Norma. bad already been made the subjeot of oruel ridicule. This ended our interview. Fry started precipitately from tbe room, offended bj my orit'cism upon bis managerial arcomplibhraeots and without stopping ei'herfor breath or reflection. rnshed before the curtain in the presenceofthe audience, out nf breath,and if 1 may judge fr< m his speech out of his bead lie said, acctiuiuK to the report printed in tbe Mirror, I presume bj autboil'yI have juct seen Benedetti, in bi? room and be positively lefoses to appear in the cbvracter assigned him, on the ground that Madame Ialoiile is to be tbe " Norma" He says she singe ri<iculeu?ly. and is*not fit to sing with artists." No* it will be seen from the minnte narrative I have already given of the conversation with Fry, that I did not use any of tbe expressions whioh be attributed to me in bis speech I pledge myself for the aocnracy of the statement which I have made, and 1 deny, in the most empbatio and unqualified manner, that I refused to t ing in the opera of Norma:*' but above all. I denounce the assertion that I refused out of disrespect to Madame Laborde. as utterly false I so denounced it on Wednesday evening, to Fry's faoe; for as soon as I ascertained what be bad said, I had an interview with Messrs Ovraid, ?'oitand others, before whom, and in Fry's presence, I appealed to Mr Coit to say whether I bad used any such language, of which be promptly and fully acquitted me. I tlieieupon pronounced Fry, in the presenee of these gentlemen, a liar and aslandeter lie appears to have furnished moot of tbe papers with his account. also of a fight which he attempted to get up with me, in order to extricate himself from the embarrassing situation in (which I bad placed him. by oonvlcting hi in of a wilful falsehood, the account is oorrect enough in tbe main, with tbe single exception thkt a alight mis'ake is made in tbe name of the individual who receipt d tbe only blow given. It li always in bad taste or a man to report bis own share in a conflict; but it would be especially ungenerous on my part to say much of thep'owetfl or the pride of a "Napoleon." whe<e first impulse, after being knocked over for kls insolenoe, was to brush the dirt oil his clothes, and whose next niovement was to secure a speedy retreat. It is very evident, from tbe elaborate articles whiob appealed in tbe papers this morning. In relation to this affair, tbat tbe emissaries of the manager were unusually industrious last evening, in circulating reports fabricated to suit the taste of their employer; there are many erroneous statements in these artloles, which I would like to notice and whioh I could easily refute; but I know tbat this note has already far exoe*ded the limits due to the subject, and I must, therefore, let them pats, conIdent that the final judgment of this oommunity will vindicate its world-wide reputation for justice and Intelligence. It will be seen, by tbe correspondence annexed to tbi-mte tbat it Is my intention to slnn in-Norma," on Friday evening, and in so doing, notwithstanding the injurious and tind gi.iflcd c< ndu-,t of Mr ry, 1 have endeavored a^ain to evince my gratitude to tbe patrons ol the Opeiain Niw York, f->r tbe kindness and gene ro-Hy they have so of en extended to m?. Much bar bum raid ot tbe ai?appointments to which the public hare been subjected, io oonsequesc* of the caprice* nr.d qusrrels of artists; but it is iny prli? that I can truly ray 1 have never disappointed a New York audience The announcement of my name for Monday lk.-t If ro except on to thin remaik; for on the Friday prectdlng another artist had been designated by the oiane'g<>r for that occasion, and he knew, besides. I was confined to my bed with a fever, because in order tliut he n<ight be fully a?sured of my condition, i defin d him to rend hi* own pliyelolsn. Dr. F?rbes, to attend n:e. who informed Mr. Fry that 1 was entirely too ill to appear. I cannot conclude without again protesting that in no instar.ce. either to the manager or to any other person, hare I ever spoken disrespectfully of tbe accomplishment* or the taiotits o? Madame Laborde She is at. aitlrtof dcrervi <1 eminence and popularity in the line ot characters end stjle of music to which she is acapted by the qualities of her voice. intbese. she has acquired her fame; and it by expressing the opinion to Mr Kry tbat to preserve that fame it would be well tl.at r-he ehoull adhere to those role ef whioh Adina, in "F.iisir d'Amrr isatjpe. If I have offended that ludy. or incurred rhe displeasuie of her frUmH, I se'te thi* opportunity to exprkt* to her and to thein my profonnd regret. 1 banking you. sir, for your kindness in giving ma so laige a space in your columns, I trust thai it will be long before the indi->crrtion of an aoiateur manager, tunning to the footlights with a schoolboy's tattling disposition to relate to an audience the scenes of the giei niorm will again iiisko H neaafiary tbat either the Herald or the public should be troubled with a note lr<m Yourfiiend, SKSTO DKN?I)ETTI. To Sir:Kon B?.*ki>f.i tt The tommitwc of Five Yoars1 Sabsorlb'-rsrespectfully request yignor Benedetti to sing in the opers of ( Noma, ' on Friday evening. This would give great satirfsction to the sub'orlbers and the publio. Wednesdaj even'ng. Nov 29,1848. To J W. Gun* an, Esq . of C'r mmitte*. Signor Bent de'tl has the hr.nor to acknowledge the receipt of a note irom tbe ? ommittee ot Five Wars' Subscribers. de'liir? him to sin* In the opera of ' Norma " on Friday evening. He l?e*s leave to as?ur? tbe I oirmittte llmt it will afford him very great pleasure to comply with their request. N*w York, Nov. 30. 1848. Thtnt, 1< nl ami Aln?Ic*l. rim Tiieatkf..?The tragedy of "Ion" was psrfoz iii* d at the Tark theatre la<<t evening, and affjrdel a gr< at entertainment to a large audience. Mrs. Shiw. in her personation of Ion, *m as hippy ai hi the other rbirtttrr* wh^ch she has graced upon the Turk boards within the few wneks pa<t The part of Ion In e?pacla'ly calculate to bring out In their b> at colors, m>ny of the remaikabl.'tjtinlities of Mrs. Shaw's v.'ling Tbo rlaniical beauties in the construction of tha piec are so distinctly marked by her, that they o mi not fall to meet * i h inteilig. nt epiTotft ion. if they aia Ki t even er.tical'y appre<-iat< d The etva'neis whi.ih adhered to mo ant of'heroic self-?acriflce iu the mythological days of early Greece. In here showa up with ouc'a a prnre that we are led to S)mp\fblzo with the counter(pit ancient* whom we ate upon the stage; an 1 connecting the circnoutances concomitant to th-<lr di'cd with the deed* them-elvea. we in*en?tbiy applaud their wild piety at:d patriotic madness, for the fake of the ref uitK soiipht. But few a3tre*fe? have a ldertaken to {lay Ion ; fewer ft,II have succeeded wban tb*y did ; ut Mrs. shaw baa triumphed in It. At the olo?.? of the ] eiforman -e lart avenlng. nhe wan loudly called for. and appear* d b< fore the curtain to recelva tha proloured p audita of tho*e who hud been lli*eu*n< to her with arim raticn f r several hours Mr Gilbert olaytd Adrastus. Mr ( latke personated Phocion J. M Soi.tt took the pait of .Yledon, Mrs. Waloott appeared at tlemantha, Mr. Morehouse ai t'te.-dphon. Mr. \Vnrw ck an Car-rander. and the remaining character* were In gcod band* The p-rforraanee throughout wa< a prod one After the tragedy, the audience were einvulpfd with laughter for an hour, dnring the presentation of tbat capital extravaganza, " Kortunio and bis Seven Gifted Servants." Bowkiiv Tut* tac ?This pre at establishment It dt inp a fine business, and tbo numerona visiters to It nightly are much entertained with the admirable act. Ing of the fine company now performing there. We have frequently alluded to the ppirited inannar In which every piece I* rut up. Kr? m the grand trigeily down to the Mil rfeet fare*, every care l? taken to glre It due ?ffict. both by the ant'>r? a* well m ihme who** Out} !t I* to regulate the Mage alTotra Mr Steven*, who le at the head <f the latter detriment, certainly deeervee much credit for the thorough way la which every thing undir hie charge le conducted. I.att evening the r?w tragedy of (Jeiievleva'' wm repeated. Mlfe Wemyee'a acting le much appreciated In tbl? pitr.e, and Winan'a cotnio part bring* out roar* of laughter The ball* t dlverll?m> nt < f the " Abduntion of Nina" ?a? nif>*t bande'imely performed by th'?? el. Kent dancer*, Signora Clocca Nerl and U.W Smith. Thir epeclee of entertainment, when ao ably performci. lea meet favorite one at tha Bowery. The drama of the ' Wandering Boy*," In which the prvtty liltie Mlerea Uenln act no well, waa aleo admirably playad; and the amnflng faro* of the ' Turnpike Data," with Wlnan* aa (.rack, concluded a mo't delightful even* Jrg> amu'emrnt To Might thaadrama of " H >f?r," a grand ballat. and tha "Maid and Magpla,'1 will ba enacted. Biditiwir Thi?tii ?The comedy ot ' Tha Incon ?rl) tuitainod by Mr. Murdoch. The high Tarta'.IU talents of tbia dlitinguUhtd actor ware wltneaie-l with much gratification by many of hi? admirer*; and in ' ' his interview, in the dosing scene,Iwlth the Bravo and ' roc federates. bit lium-rous p?T* >u?ii?>n ilr - ? forth murh spplsui-e The ch?r*et?-r of Ori*u \ by V(jm Wsllack. wait admirably personated. The g->u?r.?l oast acquitted themselves moot creditably Tfte faree of ' My Aunt" ruoreeded, in whioh the part of Dick Dsrball. by Mr iWuriocb kep'. th-? bouse couvul*?d with laughter. Wa would r-niind tb? mtny frUods and aitmnrri of this popular actor that bla benefit tak?-s place this evening, for whiol ooca-ion he ku'h fcrwsrd a highly attractive bill Tbe acknowlt-d<?d reputation i f Mr Murdoch, upon the rhaa'.rieal boar l?, will inwure for him a bumper house Tbe tnasieii play of " The Mountaineer*." wr.h the excellent I comedy of " The Drxmatist," will be presented; and Mr. to will appear, tbt* evening, for the list tim?. A crowded bouse, therefore, id expeottd on the ooiasion f hie farewell benefit. National Tiikathk.?Tbe house was crawdsd last evening with a moat respeotabla audience. and the various performances were received with great satlsfao. tion. The strong man. Mr. Canfleld, we?t through a'l his surprising performances, in the drama oftht '-Twin Brothers." with his usual suone?s His feat of breaking the rope, we think, is one of the greatest he does ; the force he exerts to break a new three iuoh rope, by merely pulling on it, must be tremendoui. He is a moft extraordinarily powerful person. Tbe other performances went off well To night a grand bill is put forth for the benefit ot Mr A II Purdy, a gentleman to whom tbe frequenters and visiters at the National theatre are largely indebted for the accommodating manner in which the arrangements la front of tbe stage are conducted Mr. Purdy has a long list of attractive names In his bill -the following are among the number Mr. Canfleld. the American Sainson; Cbaofrau tbe great Mose himself; Thomas Klynn, the well'known comedian: Mrs. Woodward. Mrs. laherwood, Miss Mestayer, the Misses Tyrrell, C. Durke, Seymour, Miss Carline Mr Hlggins We would especially notice Mr. Flynn. who makes his appearance at this bouse for tbe flnttime in three years What theatregoer does not remember Tom Kiynn, one of the best comedians or tbe day? Well, to-night he will give tliem a touch of hi* best day's acting and in hi* favorite cbtracter of Thomas, In the farce of 'The Secret." will, we doubt not, prove that he has not lost auy of hiit former spirit The drama of the ' Twin Brothers," ' New York As It Is." ' Tne Secret" and the " Spirit of tbe Waters," will form the entertainmeats - a mot-t capital bill, well calculated to please all. Let Turdy's friends remember this occasion Bcbton'* turatrc.?This attractive place of amusement was exceedingly well filled last evening, to witness three excellent piecM. in two of which the inlml1 table Mr. Burton was the great attraction Thre first piese performed was the ' Breach-of Promise j" Kbenezer Sudden." an old batctaelor, personated by Mr. Burton, brought from the audlenoe continual appltuse. MifS Chapman, as Matilda, one of the daughters of Mrs Trapper, kept the audience eonvuMeil with laughter?exhibiting such a shocking bad bonnet. Mrs. Vernon, as Mrs. Trapper, was exceedingly happy In ber conception of the character. In such ohartoters we think Mrs. Yemen has soarcely a rival. The "Musical Arrivals" was, as on former nl(h(s, well played and well received. Miss Cfrapm^n and Mr. Meyer, being the principal attractions-, were received with renewed approbation; especially the olever Miss Chapman, who is now a great favorite. The " Pas Napoiitaine." by Miss Walters and M. Frederick, was executed with m-jch grace. Tbe evening's performances concluded with the laughable pieoe called ' Tom and Jerry in America"?in which Mr Brougham and Mr Burton keep tbe whole house delighted from the beginning to tbe finish of the piece. To-uight will be played "Captain Cuttle's Capture and Bunsby's Wedding.'' ''Tom and Jerry in AmerioV and " MuMoal Arrivals." 1 hree excellent pieces The first, alone, is more than worth tbe price of admission to witness On Saturday evening Mr Johnston takes his bsneflt, and present* an excellent bill. Tabeiuvacik?Hkrz'i Conckst ?We have seldom seen, within the wails of the Tabernacle, a more brilliant array of tbe fashion and beauty of this oity than tbe audience that assembled there last evening; end fr.'mthe General ssticfaetion pi*?n h? i performers of the Italian Opera troupe It ar<u?? strongly in favor of the artUta and proclaims at anoe to all tbose who have lWtened to them in Astor Place?the scene of bad management?that. when proo?rlv governed. and under the auspice* of intelligent director*, an Italian oompany would be sure to meet with auoceff in this city. 'J he opi nion feature of the evening who the grand overture, -'William Tell,'' w*iioh, under tbe direction of Maretsek. wm executed throughout with great musieal Fk.il! and the most thrilling h?rmcny. M Laborde then rang an a'r. *'d? la Jalve." by Haivey Hia natural voice la ef email eonpu* and be If, therefore, compelled, too often, to re?ort to a falaetto - apractice whloh, unleM the blending li perfectly even, always breaks harshly upon the ear. The concerto for the pianoforte, with orchfatml accompaniment, by Henri Hen, was ren^red with |thoae soft, delightful t<uchee. and that brilliant execution, for whloh thla 1 ewlnent oom poser and excellent planiat In ao celebrated. signorlna Truffii wti next introduaed, but there did not seem to follow her appearance that unanimous applau<e whioh abe la ao eminently entitled to aa an artiat of the first rank. She, however, aang a ictna t cavativa, from '-Errianl " and we have never heard her 1m finer tone of voioe. and to give such general satisfaction. hy her sweet and limpid ca! dencaa. and chaste, thrilling exenntion The grand duo, from "Norma," wan tolerably well) given by Madame Laborde and Signorlna Pattl. Their' I appearance waa hailed by loud and hearty cheer*. ; Hers, in tbe impromptu burlesque, waa very hnnov, I and h'a performance of the two familiar alra. " Oh! ! Sn?anna." and "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia." waa followed by tremendous cheers. This art'at'a ( style is truly excelling Between tha two parts UungT* band played the waits " Farewell to Berlin." ! and the flute player executed a solo, which, for softness of tone, and beautiful execution, is seldom to be heard from artists on thla instrument Tbe seeond part Introduced Trufll. Bcnedetti. and Rossi, when applause. mingled with hisses, followed until a gentleman of ?lcgant addreia came forward and aald he was repeated to suggest to the audienoe the propriety of reserving their disapprobation, as a card would be published in tbe morning paper*. explanatory of the anp)ea*ant feellpgs engendered by a reoent occurrence at tbe Opera House. It would aeeai it ia not enough that tbe Astor Place audiences should be annored by these shameful scenes, which are entirely owing to bad management ; bnt that a concert room, in which persona woo pernepp never entered a tneatre, ehoald bo deprived of <*rj(ijmii < vornl and instrumental treat. Th? eubrequent performance* went on quietly, and were all well received, until Benedetti main appeared, when the Fame unjurtiflnble conduct. In hi**ing and other mark* of dirari'robation, followed Not having room t< r further remark*. we oust elope by *ayinir that great credit I* due to Mr Herx for Ibe excellent arrangement and regularity of the entire performance and only regret that the happlnx-a of many ehonld be marred by ruck dlrgracelul ecenes a* thope we have alluded to. Ot;no'i.-> Coisckxt.?We would remind the many admirer* of thl* highly talented band of murioal performer*, that their next concert will take plain at th* New Mn*:cat Hall, Broadway, on Monday evening nest; upon which occa*lon will be performed a new Quadrille i'olka, compceed by the principal. Mr Oung'l. A nun Wr of American airs will ai*9 be introduced Ciiristt'i M'Kstpi l?.-' A* harmonion* as blackhlnl*.'' is an old paying, and the elrginv of Chrlpty'* folk* proven that bluck men can ping in harmoniou?lv ap blackbird*. They ere a grand pet of minetrel*; and a* for pationage. why. there *eem? no end to it, a* the'r room Is crowded every evening. Biioahwat Cinri'i.?1 he great attrictlonll nightly pirpentod here continue to draw crowded houne* Thi ppletidid n>> nner in which the entertainment* are got up. the an'onUhlng feat* of the performer*, together with the extreme order aod decorum that prevail*, have rendered this popular circa* a favorite place of report eince it* open'ng The exercl'ee and clatllo table nit ale loudly applauded, and the eplendidoomtitration of eqiie*trian talent* and athletio ability among the company, give thin circu* a prominent popitlcn among the many plaoea of evening recreation in our city CAjnracLi.'t Miw?TnF.i.*, with Klmborley at the helm' are pursuing a most fucce?*fu| voyage, with the wind fair and square, a smooth *ea and avoiding all obstacle*. Indeed, *o admirable ere tlieir entertainm-n'*, tliat anything like a d *?>ntient voice to the great applanre they receive nightly i* not to be found ToiHght they will give a fine programme Tin: Mi* OnLii.il Si Rinnritv with their henntlful ripinal pong*. their mo*t remarkable burlepqu* on the moft f*mon* Kuropean elnjer*. and the original hone Holna by Mr. Hwaine. the lngenlom Inventor of I hi* peculiar *tyt* of perform%noe, are carrying all be- j for* them. They are moat Admirable company of j ring en. Smith'* Minitbkij, the New Room, do not lag | behind the time*, a* each evening they produce molt brilliant programme, comprising all the moat popular Ktbiopian music of the day. Mi l onion ? White's Serenaders are not to be dlatanced In the great Ethiopian musical raoe; bat nightly k??>p tip a continual Are of excellent singinsr. he . at the Mrlodon, that moat agreeable plaoe of amuaa| ment. Johh SrrTOK, the eminent comedian, has op?ned tfce Richmond theatre with an excellent company, consisting of T. I'laclde. Stark. Palmer, Bellamy. H B. Phillips. Cooper, and Chippendale, (son of the popular comedian ) Also, Miss Kate Horn. Ml?a Ludlow. Mr?. Cramer, and Mlae K Chippendale, who haa made <|Uita a bit Mr Sefton Is an able manager, and no doubt bis tfTorts, In hi* new location, will be crowned with rucceia. Tur Moravia-* Vocaiists hare passed thronjh thl* city rn rnulf to rhllad*Iphla. wherw they intend Hiving some rf their pleasing ooneerta. We perceive they are doing ballet-SB on their own responsibility, and with Krauea aa their leader. th*y are likely to do well. Tut- IIkho* Family are doing well In Kentucky? they have been playing to crowded hou>ea every night Brooklyn Intelligence. flaw. Woodhi'i.i. ?An oration will be delivered thl? evening at the Brooklyn Institute, by Luther R Marsh, K?q , ?>f thla cily, on ihe character, history and earvices of (Jen Nathaniel Woodhull.who fell In the defence of hie country, at Flatbu?h. Long Island, la August, 177rt ; to whose memory It la proposed to erent a ponument at the f'ypreaa Hill, near the spot where befell Mr. Manh Is the law partner of the lien Daniel Webater, and will, no doubt, do full jusllae to tha mibject of hie discourse, bringing b*fore hla hearer* aerne very Interesting blatorloal remlnlacenoea connected with the battle of Lang Island, at tha darkest period of the revolution Arrival of Mhmbkiis op Conork.?.i.? In addition to those niembeia of Congress whoie arrival In Waafelngton we have aleady announced, wa learn that the following have also reanhed this city : ? Or tmi 8ri?at* ?Meeari. Dodge, of WlfcoRaiR ; Felch and FltageraM, of Michigan. Or tub Hoi ii ?Meaara A. O Brawn, of Mlaalaalvpl: MUlMIMUMMiiaHIMk TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. Rnmora from airxlrtu-Itrv.>:utlonary 8chrmei. W*?himotoi? Not 30. 1S41. Kecent letter? from Mexico itat? th?t Ne? Yetr'j d?> b? n hied upon tor ? ri-.ln< axvn<<t th? (? eminent of Pretiilent Herrrrs The priesthood Ik <1 lo bn HJHOCiaU-d with amntil of Santa Ann* la furthering lb)* enbeme. The Woutlier at <lic Wv?u.Iiiandaltoa mt Buffalo* Kochkitbr, NOT 30. 1948. The strong *e?t<Tly wind* which have preralled (or the lubt tweut;-!".ur Lours, bave, ire learu, otuso 1 aa inundation of the olty of BulTilo by the Like. R.U" mors received by tbe railroad art Ta?u? and unaatlafactory ; while communication by t 1 graph la entirely cut < ff. Much injury to ahipping and merohandlaa, at Buffalo, may be exi>ectrd to bave occurred. General Taylor ami tlie \VImot Proviso. WiiMiitnTo.t, No* 30. 1845. A gentleman from New Orl?-ana jmt arriTed here, atatea that General Taylor will eign the bill applying t'ie principle of the Wilmi t Proviso to the territories of New Mexleo and Califorbla?or that such, at any ra n lf> the opinion cf hia most intimate friend* ia Louisiana. General Taylor at New Orleaim. New Onrtsi, Not 2S, 1848. General Ztchary Taylor, President elaot of the Uuited States, has juat arrived in tbis city, He look* remarkably well, and ia in good spirits. New I'iiHmI Slates Senator fro in Alabama. Chahlhtopc, Not. 30, 1848. The fiovernor of Alabama hm uppoinUd ex Governor Benjamin Kit/.patrick, I'nitcd States Senator, to fill the vacancy oocaaioned by the death of the late Hon. Di&on H. Lewi*. Move nit-ma of Congrt-Mtmen* Pittsburgh | NOT 30, IBM. Our olty was honored this morning by the arrival. ia the steamer Clipper, of about forty metnbt r? of Congreea, on their way to Washington. Destruction of the Vlrkabarg Theatre* TiTTSRuaati, Nor. 30, 1849, We learn, by telegraph, tha". the Vloksburj theatre has again been doi>troyed by Are. Manajer Porter, Pittsburgh, ifl a heavy loser. The Steamship Cresrent City. Nkw OKLKAXS, NOT. 28, 1848. The steamship Crescent City will sail from this pork for New Yoik,on Krid?y next, Deo. 1st. Thanksgiving In Bostom Boston, Mot. 30, 1848. More t* an usual str ctress atten ls the observance of annual r<n<nXrgiring Day. Nearly all the store, are olosed, and business generally 1? suspended. The churcbes were thrown rpen in the forenoon, and n goodly number of our good oittxens were in attendance te witi.css or participate in the oustomary religious ceremonies. The Sale of Public l.aucta In the State of Sew York. Ai.rant. Not. 30 1848. The rale of pubMo lands in this State, will be continued by the Comptroller to-dty. The lands ts be illhnniu>d Of ?? In tha rnnnt* nf V.m?? Coal at Cincinnati. CinciKHiTi, Not. lit)? 8),' P.M. Our cltissns were surprised this afternoon by tb* antral of an ark laden with Youghiogheny oo&l. Ths whole car^o told readily for 12.^ ocnta per bushel. Marktta. New Ori.cacti Nor. 3ft, 1843. The cotton market is improriag. and a good demand prcTalls. We notice sales of 8.600 l>*les, inolud og a portion of good middling, at 8>?c. Flour 1< dull, witb a downward tendency The sales are 3 500 barrels at $4 6CX a $4 75. Tbn inquiry for oora cout'inues brisk, with rales of 40,000 bushels, mostly mixed, at 489. Frorlsions and sugars are declining. Molasses Is wilh. out change to notioe, and market steady; sale; DM burets at 20c Freights to Liverpool remain a'-aady, witb fair engagements. Sterling exchange mores off slowly at our prerious quotations Cincinnati, Not 2fl- 6 P. M. Flour?The market is steady. but not aotire, at yesterday's quotations. Wheat?There Is a good inquiry for milling, at 78 a 75o. for prime white. Pork? There is some ioquiry for men-sales of 360 hbls , at $9. Hogs? Demand fair, prices unchanged Whiskey ? Prices bare declined ; sales were made, to-day, at 18 cents per gallon. The rlrerhas risen Are Inches since last report. The weather Is oloudy, with appearance of rain. PiTT?nua<i. Nor 2!) - 0,'i P. M. Flour?The market is hearler than yeiterity. and the business done 1* at a slight decline, sale* being made, to-day. at $3 87%. Wheat?There is a l*rge quantity In market, and ho'.ders being autioni to sell, would accept easier rates than prerlously quoted. Corn?The demand is much less than it was, am prices are declining Sales of prime yellow were mad* at 30 eta. per bushel. Oata?Sales at 25 oti per bushel. Bailey is in request, at 6fi cts per bushel live is 1b fair demand, at 42 cts per bushel. Pork? Prices uaohsnged, and sales small Bacun?S<tles cannot be made, except at a concession Potatoes- Sal-r, by the barrel, (2\ bushels.) at $1 18*4 a $1 25 Butter-Prices range from 8>? to Po. Cheese - The market Is wall supplied, at 6 a 7o for cream, and 6 a 6l.i9. for ootnmon. Groceries?Inactive at prerlouH rates. Seeds?Sales of clerer, at $3 25 ; timothy, $1 75 Ttere are six feet three inches of water in the ohane nel. and the rirtr falling. Alhant. Nor. 30,1848. Receipts within the past 24 hours :?Flour 12,3)0 barrels; Barley 750 bushels. Flour was innctire end without change In prices. Barley?sales of 7,000 bushels were made at 00c it 60o. Th?re was no ohanje la corn or wheat. Whiskey wa?tirm, Vsmrirm.a, Aoai.n.?It is a difficult matter to give anything like a correct statement of afTtiro in the republic of Venezuela. The accounts from the different points arc go conflicting, that it is impossible to eay which of the parties holds the powers. At the last advices fromCuracoa, which were to the 4th Nov , Gen. l'aez was at thit place, and his party had taken possession of Maracaibo The ethr. l>ecoter arrived, lust night, direct from Maracaibo, which place she left on the 27th of Oct , reports a few particulars that have not yet been Mated, although her date* are not as lute as have coine to hand. Capt. Morrtl, ol the D , states :? 'We arrived at San Carlos, on the 3d of August, but found the place blockaded, and no communication with ihe people on whore permuted, and but fur the influence of a gentleman, who could s;>eak Spunish, on board an American snip there, 1 never should have been able to land. Th**y refused, at fiist, to receive my letters t.> the coisiguees, at Maracaibo, but, after much piraplirase, took them; yet 1 had to lay at San Carlos, fourteen days belore 1 could go to the Isle of Providence, abo.it three or tour miles from Maracaibo. On this Ulind maiiy of the people of the city have takrn refuse from imprisonment and starvation, while many others, who had the means, went to the L-tl inds of Oruba and Curscoa. All places of busim-as are closed, and many houses, that have been vacated by families, were converted into harrutMs to. s >1diers. The Monagas party held the city, on the lihh, when we left: but the f'aez party commanded mr mm-, wim h ii' ei oi sixteen Brtil, and lud cat ofit.ll communication, mid toil, d every niifin.it to pat^s provisions from the interior into the city. Though the I'arz ptrly have :i force of 1 20)nvn and ?ni| le means to tnke tlie city?an there are out about 2()0 r.ble mm to defend it, the reinitnd-r bring nek and enfeebled for want of food, and without ammunition?yet they (the Paez pirty) intend to make no effort, until they t-Urve the already famishing few that remain. When we were resdy to leave, the governor refused to clear us. unless I took n bearer of drgpttches for the aum of 419. At San Cailos we were ugain detain-d tins days. The Monagas fleet, of twelve nail, lay in aipht, over the bar; we not being allowed a pilot until after the fleet left." The Intent intelligence from the contending partie* purports to bear date of the 1th nit, and that Gen l'aez, or Ins party, was then in actual po*> seesion of the town ot Maracaibo. although tin; general himself at the time was at (Jiiracoa. Ip - Poller Intelligence. .rtrretl of a Burglar.? Officer* Uardnrr an 1 Swr?n*y, ol the Oih ward, arrested yesterday, ? blaon f ll"W called (.eddy Moore, on a charge "t hronKing Into tti* e otbing ttore corner of Dutch street ?ud ! nil mi, with two other darkies, flome week or two slnc<, and stealing therefrom a quantity of clothing. th? mtjorlty ot wh ell was recovered by the uftiinr* on the ?rri>u of the oth?r two a few day* ago. Justice Molira h ooa?? mitted h;ni to prison for trial B'ltn t Juktu t M< UratS ? At the return of the watch prisoners rendered by the captain* of police, b-f >r? the magistrate eve.-y morning, we frequently e?e iam < gular mixtures of human being* huddled together; sometimes the llroadwav dandy I* a< at*d al>ng aide the dork loafer, having b?oa picked up by tUa policemen Intoxicated Id the public stra?t. Yesterday morning the police court wa? honored by the appearance of one of our member* of the Legislature aud twa fiends, who had soent a night in the atatioa house. In conaeqneaea of having dined out with some friead?, ltd on tbelr return home, about half past ten o'eNk, one of the party wishing to try his vocal powers ea the " Chris*}an air" of " Carfy at* b?ok to old V*rgl IMMIMMKMlHIiiiaaMM

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