Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 8, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 8, 1848 Page 1
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THJ SO. 5301 Imnoi wik INTELLIGENCE TO IBS LATEST MOMENT RECEIVED BT Electric Telegraph, Kxpreas and tile nulla, AT TH* NEW YORK HERALD OFFICE. New York, Friday, Ueeciulier K, i lli-ir-paKt Two o'clock P. ill. ? TKLEUUAP11IC INTELLIttBNCE. California Void. Wahhinotor, Dec. 8,184N. Father Ritchie, of the Union, has seen some of the geld brought from California, which Lieut. Loera-r pronounces to be pure. The Secretary of War hat a box Of It ruluvU at i.'! (X 0 wh'oh he intends to h?vn ooh ed into m< dais for the gallant officers whs served during the late war. The Ohio Legislature. Coi.L'Mnrs. Deo. 8,1848. There was no movement of interest In the Home trda< . It has adjourned. The whigs are firm and the democrats are nut dispo'ed to compromise. The whi; a will eontlnue their sea Ion. Unless the denrmrata recede from their dlcrr/atiiza'ion nothing will be done The Senate la etill ba'lotinz for Clerk. There ia no choice. It adjourned after 140 ballots. The Cholera at Unaruntlne. Qi'abamtink. Statei* Island, Dec 8, IS IS. To Nil HoWO*, THE MaYOH? There have been two new cases, and two deaths, from cholera, among the pa sengers of the ship New York, since my last report. Respectfully, ALEX. B WHITING Health Offloer j&The Board ot Health a e now in tesjion, at the Mayor's Office, and a long rrpo. twill be ^iven respecting the cholera, ii the morning pap;*r. 1 lie Cholera In (Jew York?Sleeting of the Physlclana. On Wednesday evening. the New York Academy of Medicine held tbelr usual monthly meeting, but it was marked with unusual interest. The nubjtot of the allpervading and mysterious cholera bad for a long time part, engaged the private speculation of Us members, and their stated committee on public health had be?n charged with the duty of making a report upon that universal scourue of our raoe A Very elaborate one vas accordirgly presented by Or Kasle, combining, a* Le lemarked, reparate labus of every individual of the committee, which it had been his province, as chairman. to incorpora'e into a connected tr atlse on the hlnory, origin, detcrip'lon. treatment, and character of the (license, with u statement of precautionary me* sure", tending to prevent i-.s approach, or diminish its violence It will not he to the purpose to enter into detail upon any of these matters, as the report having been prepared previous to the appearance of the cholera at the Quarantine at Staten Uland, was necessarily silent on that all-absorbing event. After assigning to this distate a very hitch antiquity indeed making it contemporary with Hyponrates himself-a circumstance which entitles it oertainly to the distinguished position which it maintaius in sooiety?the committee proceeded to speak of the prevalent theories of it? or'gin; the atmospheric. animalcularian, telluric, elec' 4 trie and magnetic, but could arrive at no condition after all, but the profound one of Marshall Hall, "that Its origin was very obscure " Decide its cause, the public is principally concerned in its prevention and cuie. On tbfse topics tbe report was sensibie and full, hut added little or nothing to what we hive all been repeatedly advised of the publications of the Board of Health and others in the daily press. After this documi nt was disposed cf, a let'er from Capt. I.yndt-s. of the Havre paokel sbi^. which lately a>rlv<dat Quarantine, from that city, was read It stated thst bis vessel, with neatly four hundred souls on board, ail in ?ood health on their departure from Havre, where this di-ea-e was not then known to exist, bad been s.-ventten d?ys only, in which they had made a very pro?? tr u< run. when the fir*t patient on board made application to him for modi in*. 8?vera' Others were luon taken rick with siuiiltr s<mptom<, I?ur oa P' rn\ U pirHunucu ' . u w .< >u ?? <a j u i n way, supposing them to b* afflicted with diarmuci or dyseatery ; but they all died to the number, 1 think, of a> out aaozeu Down to ihe writing of the letter, which wan dated yesterday, out of uiutteeen cisei at sea, and on the Island, but two or thre finally aur tivrd In addition to Ih re fact' another very pregnant one wax stated, that two cases of cholera In perious not connected with the (hip. and aituattd in another part , f the hospital. had oocurred . On this intelli(?enoe Dr. Dralte moved that when the i , Academy fhall adjourn, they adjourn to meet on ! . Tuesday evening next. Connected with this was , anether re.?olnti >n by Or Stevens, '.hat the Committee I on Public lit alth be instructed to investigate the I course of the difease now prevalent at (|uaranMne and ! , make a report thereof at the next ression of the V"(- ] dtmy The motion or a special meetin,' of the Aaa. ] demy was earnestly opposed by Dr Ilee*. be-aiire its | object vould get abroad, and materially aggravate toe i alarm already prevailing in the community. , On the other side. It wan replied by Dr Stevens with , much force, that exaggeration wus always a powerful 1 instrument to propogate alarm thaf, It was always i , most successful in cases < f I <nor?r.c.?. What we are | j to do then, standing in the portion of physicians of , New York i? to air^rtain the truth forthwith and , publish it to the wi rid. ( A pert'eotly true and frank statement if the surest > remedy for a morbid excitement, as it will b* the | legitimate and honesl m th.'d of ao^nirln^ and d?- , erving the confidence cf our fellow citizens who will, , and oupht to. look at our profesei'in for correot intelli- ( gence and rfTrctnal aid. , But if it were not so, we have st II a duty to perform , It la onr business, our sa-r.-d obligation te inquire, to our power to drover the character of. and to ballla. if i , posible. thin terrible enemy. Partial aod temp >r?ry | . Inconveniences arc to yield to the public good Herein ! j an opportunity. perhaps, such ?? ban Dot, to my j J knowledge previously existed. to nettle a great prim)- ' , pie of univerral coneern. From the statement made , to night. It appear*, that the Mitre pack-it left a I , healthy port with a healthy company, who ontlnued j to for sixteen day* \Va? the disorder, whioh then j broke out. and which I believe to be the Asiatic Chole. t tk. u iiitait 4* tu tor Another important account, tf , true, is. that two persons, noway connected with the vojege.but residing tn ancthrr part of the hospital on the arrival of the snip, have been attaoked with chole- , ra. Contrary to the rrcoived theory, Is It then com- , liiunirable from one person tv another? It would seem to It Is of the very last importance to know, and , does It not derolve up.in car body, as a depository of m? dlcal science, as well as a conservator of toe publio safety, to stiae the present favorable occasion to en- , large the boundaries of the one. while it is laboring dcv. tedly for the presi rvation of theoh-r? "Do right \ ami fear not " ( Dr. Drake further enforced these considerations, and | added, that we ouijbt not to devolve our obligation* 111 , great and honorable profession on any other body of , w?n whatever, as had be?n recommended. For bis own pa-t. ht felt no special confidence in the efficiency of the. j Hoard oj Health and the authorities of thi city. How \ could he da to. on looking tound upon our natty itiriti, into filthy cellar and nu mherlett other manufm tnr -t of diteutt, tn uninterrupted action throughout thii ratt , dirty mttt upolis. Navy Iiiti'lllKrix'Ci The U. 8 brig Dolphin wai at Tort St. '..mils, Isle of j France on the 14th September, bound on a cruise ( tbrongh the Fast India Islands The following Is a list of her officers : ? Wm S Ogden. Lieut Commanding; Alon/.o B.Davis, 1st I.ifut ; Joseph Hopkioson, / ras?d Assistant Snrgeon; D. K Lambsrt. Acting ( Master; It. Pearce Robinson, Master's Mate; William , Green and Wm H Fayrrs, Acting Master's Mates; Jar Y. Hudson, Captain's Clerk. Captain James Mcintosh, of the U. S steamer Mlohl on LtKC Mie, IB ItUUUW IU irjtvr iu? gwiuuibiiu i ? until next spring. The fact when known brought ] oat the annexed card from a jentleman In behalf of bin brother officer*. and published in the Western paper* " Proaiptfd hy more tlian ordinary feelings of ripest for Capt. Jamee Mclntnsq. of the I'. 8. Meamihtp Mi< higftn, ? ho ii about loleave the a mmnn l until ne*t sprini, wo Intorm Mm that he earrWt wlih him the thank I of hia cr?w for hi* paiillr aol mild treatment while in oommand of tha Michigan. Capt Mcintosh l( toiler ot tha old school, combining all those gen llamas ly juallf onions fndisrensable to aoantala of an American roan of-war. and tenaiioM to a fault of the honor of a (1 ig he hat io long and creditably a?rve<?. We should foel highly flattered were we |*er itted to Mtve him nnder any oircnumUacei, right or wronj. Comkt of Novkmhkr, 1848.?The following elementa of this comet have been obtained by Prof, i Pelree and Mr. G. P. Bond, from tha observotlon* made at thl* observatory It appear*, that on tba laat day of Ibla year, tba comet will oros* the orbit of the eartb. at m point where tha earlh was on the 38th of October. Had tba ooaiat bean two month* mitra advanced in it* j rblt, a vary near approach to, or area a aolllilon with tba earth, would have taken place. CLEMENTS. B( Prrf. Piiret. By O. P. Hnnd. Para Per. 1M0. Jan 10.2.18 Jan. 19. 432 Or. m. 1.1. Per Diet o ur.it 0 ?<W1 Long. Nod* 915? 40' 316? 02' Lon Par 7? 1?' ?? 30* - lnel. . 84<>a0' 86" 13' Motion, Diraot. --Jlote* TitrtUtr. W. C. BOND. E NE AFTERNOON EDITH TIIIKTI KTIl COSUHES9. SECOND SESSION. II on Me of licprmrntatlves. Tto? Her U. K. Ui-rlkv, Chaplain of Ilia House ilcliTertd the following PRAYER. nK tl^A I ?? .. ? A LM..I I. eternal king ot Heaven. noil supreme ruler of the worli, thy nghteousness is like the great mountains, thy judgment are a great deep ? thy loving kiuJncM in excellent beyond what words can express ; therefore, the children of meu put their trust under the shadow tf thy wings. Keverentially and thankfully do we acknowledge thy pr<tecting care over the members of this Congress during their resent retirement from this capital to their respective homes, and that by thy favor they are again present within these walls to deTine measure* for the publlo gnod. Thy hand, with holy awe. we wonld recogoite in the removal of two numbers of this Congress, our brethren honored and beloved, from these transitory *ceii?s to the world invisible aud eternal; and while we implore thy meroles f< r tbelr bereaved families, we pruy Thee to dispose us to cumber cur da} s as to apply our hetrts unto wifdom ' Seeing that when the world by wisdom knew Thee not Thou didst send to ns a Divine Tocher; aud that we are not left ignorant of the great r relations of Christianity, niay?e value th'tn M we ought; and wilt Thou, O God ! who diilst uoinmand th* i/bt to ubire out of darkmss into our hearts, to give the l'ght of the knowledge of Thy glory in th* (ace of Jehns ( hrist! We offer our united prai-e* f r the rich b e-Mi.g< Thou has conferred upon our oo in'.ry, during tbe last season, for the restoration of oeace. for most abundant harvests, for exemption from thit wasting pestilence wt.i h walketh in dark'ess, anil which has afll cied so many lands; for public tranquility, and. above all, for continued initruction in the holy religion of Thy Son. our blea*?d Redeemer! We fervently beseech Thee. O God ! to direct, prosper, and sustain Thy aeivnnts, the President of the United States, the Vice ('resident, and the members of both Houses of Congress, in all their duties; mtijr their exi.mple and influence be like the clear shiniug of the sun after rain and this great nation feel and rejoice in thi li beneficence Guide each aud all of tbeji, O God ! in public and private, by I'hy counsel, and finally receive tlieni to Thy glory Kver illuminate this Hnuaewith the light vt I'hy favor and grace, aud br.ng on tbe ages predicted in Thy Word, when all naiions shall hear thy name; obey the precepts and erjoy the peace of I hrist, wtich we humbly atk in Thy name, and to the Father, Son and Holy Spirit be glory t terra) ! Amin, orrilUL HKFOKTIOK THK PROC RRIilNRS OF THE HOUSE to tecure a r ore full and Impartial report of tb? proo din. s and debate of the House, the Clerk be authorizetl to contract (to take effect from the beginning of the ptepei t rea? on. and oonttnu* until otherwise ordered) *ith tie two daily pipers of this oity. the JVjhural lntilligencK- und the Union for publ ehing the proceedings and deVa'es of the House; the expenses to be paid tut cf the contingent fund, at the rate of seven d Mints and a half per column of brevier tj pe; provided, that the reports be transferred from tqe daily papers to the country edit! ids and that a copy of the name be f roifhrd to each member of the House, w.thout additional charge. A'.r JoM.vof Tennessee, and others, interposed objections, conceiving that the resolution was out of order. Mr. Afhmi !* said that it was in order, notwithstanding the objectiAns. He did not understand that tQern were any rules in force; those that were adopted, exp red with the lust session The Cha'r. however, seemed to entertain a different opinion. Uut it is wrong, owing to a mi'priiit in the journal He had looked at the manuscript, and there discovered that the rules heretofore adopted were confined to the first session. In procf of this, he rent the manuserlpt to the Chair, for inFpection, end to be read. Thk SrcAkK.n?pronounccd the gentleman to be in order. Mr WsnTwoitTH.?I rise to a question of order. I ssk whether my resolution offered yesterday is in ord< r? (That relating to American sympathizers in IreUnd ) An objection was n.ade to it from the other side cf ihe House, and sustained. 1 ask the House to reconsider its decision. Tiik SrhAKKH ? The House acquiesced in the decision i.f the Chair, and the queetion has already been dei idi d. Mil Huhai.so*.? > wish to know what evidence there is. that the manuscript resolution whteh the. gentleman from Massachusetts exhibited, is the one adopted by tbe House. The SrnKin ?It was taken from the files of the Clerk's r flice It has the name of thu mover appended, and th#? iournil wa* ma it* un frr.m it Mr. Ashmui ? I buppriiu tbat there n-.-eil be no trouble. Immediately alter the passage of my re*olutiou, a resolution can be introduced to ad >pt r.h.i rules of tbe last session lor the government of the House during thip; or we can go on without rules. I merely with to ray that tbe resolution which I have introduced is similar to that offend by me at the last ?e?. Ion, and whioh then fai ed for two reasons It was objected to, because it was Paid to be to< late in the letsion to make arrangement*, and that it should be dopted at the commencement of a session The former resolution provided for the publicaiion of revised speech?*, and this was the other objection.? Cut both of tbe objections are now obviated. I have rtricten from itthat part whioh provided that members could revise their speeches, and have made provision (or ibe appearance of the reports in the morning papert tbe next day. a show of OrPOSITIOT. Tbe resolution, by request. was atratn read. when Mr. Wrki worth saia : ?Before tbe resolution is put npiu its paFSsge. I think tbe bsst way to dispose of it is to send it to the Committee on Printing, that they may *s< ertain what expenses will accrue. My opinion Is. tbat lo men ber knows anything of the enormous i-xpentes which tb* plan will entail upon the country Mr Ashmcn.? With the permission of the tientleman, I wish to make a remark on this point The subject ?? referred to the joint committee of the two Homes last stssh n. The committee Inquired into the probableexptnse, and consulted those who were best qu?llQed to give opinions, and tbey reported the precise sum ?h:cb tbey believed would pay the expenses of reporting Hid publishing [''How much was it!"} Seven dollars and a half a column, sir ["What is tbe aggregate."'] Mr. Wkntuortii again took the door, and. after declining to yield the floor to Mr. McLane, continued :? I l ave oniy a few words to say I don't intend to move tbe previous question. [Ha'ha'] Since the last tssion ol Congress, we have bad some new lights, and -an. consequently, better investigate the subject now. rhe two papers, the Intrlligrncrr and the Union, are to tie tbe exclusive organs, and are to be engaged without }nr*Dcwing the cost! Why should these papers be ingltdout? I think that the day is past when only !*i) njities can exist in this countrv. And must we tuMain tlefe papers. to the exclusion of other paper* ?nd parties of the country' Why is the Wastaington Glnht It ft out? I have no objection to the gentleman puitlrg in the pre*s of his own party, but he leavs iut the Gluhf. the National Era, and Anne Royall's [ per. (the Huntrnt ) Why [ha' ha'] is this? [The iei tlen.au bad to pause to give the immoderate 1>urAtn >1 laughter free jcope ] Gentlemen may laugh, bat irhy is not even Mr* Royal's paper as fit as any Dtber? [ Ha! ba! bo' bo! ha! ba! ' whew," and cries of 'good!' ] It is not for us to select the papurs Every ndividual has hts own paper; the country is divided up cto psrties If there papeis cannot b? sustained by ;he country, they cannot the better be sustained by 1*. A qlKSTIO* AtKKD AfD t!>IWI(F.D. Mr Mi-hphy ?As the gentleman referred to parties ind tbelr organs, I houldlike to know what party the (lluhr represents Mr. Wkmwohth.?I understand that a great party *a? recently triumphant, and like that which the Oltit nipports, it was no party at all. (Ha! ha! good first-rate ") I do not believe that gentle* lien who vote for this resolution, can sustain theme ves be'ore their constituents. I believe the scheme to be upjest, prodigal, and extravagant in the highest leg re e; and lu order that numbers may know what they are voting for, I move that the resolution be reerr?d to the Crmmittee on Trintlng. If that should Dot. prevail, I will move to lay it upon the table. The Srnhm.?No Committee en Printing has yet hri'n appointed The only question is on laying on It table. .? roi*T ok ordkk. Mr. C. J. hotMOLL inquired whether, there being do rule*, the question cruld be debated. The Si-kakkr replied, that it could Mr. 1' aaesot l.? 1 don't wish to debate It. Mr Jo > ii, of Tennessee ? As to the non-existence of ill s, I with to know whether our own printed journa >r the manuscript must be consulted .' The Srr.AKRs.?The original record. Mr. Jones ?When the gentleman from Pennsylvania 'Mr. lDgersoll) offered the resolution, confining the >peiation of the rules to one testlon, he may have imended it. on the tuggestlon of some gentleman, to ipply to the Congress, as It appears on the printed i urnal. The SrKAHKR?The Chair is of opinion that the point if order Is too late. He has decided, and the House ias sustained him Mr Jones?Is it too late to take an appeal ? The Srk.AKi.a-It would not at this stage of the pro. teediegs. The question li to lay the resolution upon he table, and the yeas and nays have been ordered. MOD* OPfOilTIOH?OI.D m'!?KF.ai?M. Mr Root?I will vote to lay on the table, to get (id )f the whole subject; this is the most likely way to lefeat It. It is the same proposition whioh was preented at the eloee of the last sesxlon. The arguments it the mover of It may have weight on the minds of icme, but not upon mine?none whatever. 1 do not mow wbat Is the intention of the gentleman. 1 have no doubt that his intentions are good, but I believe bat tfce effect will be to bolster up old hunkerlsm in bis country. ( ' That's It.") I believe that it Is to >ut down political heresies ! And, sir, In return for .his. what are wo to give the people f Why. a more >Mfi ct. accurate and fair report of our doings Krery hing we do. werth knowing, they are informed of it. t is to the Interest of the publishers of every publie ournal to publ sh all that Is said end done worthy of iionrarion. we ac Home inin|(n wunu wn iiku miner kT? out. (* That'* a fact '') I do not believe that I r plan of publifthing the report* would do the countj or the Hour* good; I don't beliere that It would a'?e the character of the nation abroad, nor do I b?that H will ham any food effect on the llauae. or It will not restrain nor prevent dl?ou?*lon I should ikr to know h little ftoniethlng of the e*|i*n?e< t? be ncnrrrd The gentleman from MawaohinwU* Ul> wn hat tike coat to a?T?n dollar* and ? half column. The W YO I ON?FKIDAY, DECEM PuMicatinn lu two pupvrx "III H? fifteen dollar* a column Bcicg no printer. I am not prepared to nay that tbin in too munh. l.ut I ahou'd like to know h'>w many column" we are likely to have of too payings and doines of Congr?M. Nr i; J. I*i;KHFoi.t.? 1 rine to a ciuestlon of order. I I wi*h to know whether the paTlUmen??ry Inw. nailer which we at** now acting docs not limit the gentleman ttnstiy to the subject ? Mr. Horn -1 may barn forgotten something, wliUh the gentleman knows I understand thin to lit* a proposition to lay up'?n the table. I want to def**at the rtsolution. If 1 am taking tco grea' a latitude. I shull be ur der great oblirations to the Chair to remind rax of It I have not one word to say againrt thou tw.i papers ; I believe that they arc ax good a? any in the couutry; but I don't see why they are selected out from union? other* It is wrong to pay any (upersin this *?y. and to tax the people to rustain the Union ard the Jnlelligtveer. (After ?om? further rumarks. the honorable gentleman took bin Rent | ueaih of the hoi*. dixon ii lewi*. A irffFnun wax received from the Senate, announcing the death of thisgentleman and communicating the resolutions pasted by that body, when Mr. IIairii. of Alabama, arose ani delivered an appropriate and eloquent addres. giving a brief outline of the life of Mr. Lewis, and adverting to his private and public character. " There was nothing grovelling in hid nature , the attainment of noble ends hy noble means wa* the highest end to which bis ambition aspired " He died at the age of fort.v-six ' ill' sun wits but at the meridian when the midnight of death appruHchfd ; the summer of lile hut half goue wheat ho fickle was put in and the harvest fathered : ? Hie hand if tho renpcr Tuki'g the c ars that are heavy, But the voice nf the rasper Nails manhood and ptiiry. The resolutions of condolence, to wear crape on the left ?rm for thirty da} n in token of respect, etc , were agre< d to. and The House ftdjourni d until Monday next. Washington, Dec. 7,1818. The Memory of tkt Deai. Thi* diaih of the Hon. J)ixon (I. Lewis, late a Sena. | tor from Alabama, engrossed the attention of the fJen ate to (Joy. lie died in New York on the ?oth ol'Uit Octobsr. Mr King t:ave the outline of the history of hi* U.e colleague. his public services, hit private virtues ami the circumstance! attending his death in New Vot'lcaud he embraced the occasion of expressing to t*r> Common Council of New York, lor their marked testimonials of respect to the memory of the deceased, the thanks ?f the Stute of Alabama. Providence it woulil in n, had ordained that his late colleague should ha buritd in the identical place in Greenwood Ccmetei'y which he had designated as the spot where he cou'd wish hip ashes to repose, if he should die within reach of those facred (grounds. The tribute to the public i\id private character of Mr. Lewis by Mr. King, wan but a bit-toricnl recapitulation of tho good qualities whinh adorned the lite ai.d character of tho deceased. Mr. K:ng concluded by moving the usual resolutions. Mr. Dix ri se to second the resolution* of the Senator from Alabaira. " When the career of the r<'spm:ted colleague of iry hoborhble friend whs terminate 1 in the city of New York." raid Mr. I)., I chtioced to b? there, and was the only one of his associates on this flcorwho was present, and bad the opportunity of following his remains to their last resting place " \Tr. Dix. therefore, thought it appropriate t:> sp.<ak of his final illness, of the respect which had been paid to hiui. and of the place where his mortal remains repose ? Alter a well deserved tribute to the character of the man and the statesman, and a detail of the interesting xnd griiteful circumstances of his death bed sickness, loirorful and uiiexpected ns it came. Mr. Dix spoke of the universal respect paid to the memory of th? d? ceased by the corporate authorities and the oltizen* of j New Yoik, In their resneotful attendance at. and pa'- I tioipation In the funeral ceremonies. He then gave a description of Grttenwrod Cemetery, so vivid and beautilul in its simplicity, that to the mind of the listener the scene, with all it* green mcnnds, its monuments. its tablets, its rustling trees, and its varied unilulaticns of swelling hills and sloplug declivities, was ?s distinctly presented as from a recent ramble through its winding walks. And the serene associations of these rural cities of the dead was aptly po?trsyed as beautifully appropriate to nature and the sjEij nth'fs of the living. It was a n?ble destua on the part of the founders of Greenwood to make the oity of their deid mote attractive in its extern*! aspeoti thin their city of the Urine. It wua the voice of Nature speaking to ns from the graves of the dead. Mr. Mix rtsd an extraot of a letter expressive of the admiration tfcnt be repo<es among us not as a stranger bat as one 01 ourselves; as a brother in the common Inheritance oftbe fame and prosperity of the Union. Mr. Dii'mfsow followed in a few brief an I appropriately concurrent observation* with tho-e of the t<ro preceding speakers, with the resolutions of wearing mourning for thirty days, and the other usual resolutions Id such cases were agreed to. And then, in pursuance of a previous resolution, the Si-r.nte adjourned over to Monday next. In the House, Mr. Harris, of Alabama, delivered the eul( pv upon the services and character of Mr. Lewis, and the history of his life, wbiih he did In the strong, natural eloquence of truth The resolutions of the Senate were then concurred in, and, on motioa, the House adjourned over to Monday next. CITY THAUE KKPOKT. Km pat. Dec. 8?2 P. M. Ashks? We notice sales of Go bbls., at $6 87J? for pots, and fO 18'i for pearls Cotton?The market is reported at >?J. better since the steamer. The demand. this morning, is oniy moderate. Flour, fee.? In Western flour we have no particular change to notice. The inquiry is mo?tly for the supply of the Hawe trade, aDd salts add up 2o 000 barrels, at (.' IS a ffi 25 for common to good brands Western and sute; 16 31.'.j for straight to choice do ; and *5 41 a jf> ?0' tor pure (ienesee. Shippers are in the mtrket, but do n?t offer over f 5 lSJi. Of Meal, there were sales of 2(0 bblf. Jersey. at f 2 04 Wheat continues dull, w.th downward tendency. In Corn the busine.-s is not large, the sales not exceedimg 8.600 bushel*. at 70 ? 71c frr round. 63 a 6?>c for mixed, and 61o. for new. Southern sitall sales Rve. at 61c. Provisions? Pork continues steady, at f!2 31V ? $18 50 fir mess, and $0 18ju for prime Bei-f is without change ami dull. I.ara ranges from 7 to 7,'^c. for the whole assortment WntaKKY is selling in a mud-rate way at U4S? a H\e. Stork Kxchmigr. 1 fS'l) Tr ssuiy Notes, (is li*H 50 sns Cutton Ho ,11W M0 do do U* X ft' <io 'lo MS 3i SCI IX) US 6s, '?? b6m l??7 1M0 do do b20 il 10.0 Do '67 C1A0 do do ,HV KH0 do lttr>, 50 do do MO 32 >4 "X CO do "62 oonp 106)1 50 Canton Scrip 2^ U Ol io (is, '60 I'll K5 Nor* loh C Worcester .11 \ Jllfl do 't.O 104<4 150 Long Island RR, l!!^ :i('0 do 7" 1"4 50 do do 1!)' :t 0 City 5s, '70 05 50 Reading RR si(lis lit (Mi ler *K]rlvanla 5s 75J? 800 do do 1(1(10 Keadieg Ml rt Bosda til 750 Harlem KK 0 Bile 71? r Ct B"nds DO 50 do do 50s, OH Mtrcliantn'fRai k 10")^ 50 do do slO.V)* 4 Park New York 120'.t lit) do io blw.Vl>J iMIVtmrra' Tntll. 411 Fri? Rnilrrft.1 r.AW tilll ft I 1(0 do do M01dj? 2* do do ftlK J (SO do do Kill 2* 2-1 do do 63*4 KO do do <30 28 50 do do b50 6t!* 1(0 do do blO38't 110 to do 6.n< in OhlolifelHTn)?t.l!'071 8 Undion River RR 5* ISOMoirU Ml Vi MARKETS RliSKWIIERR. STOCK SAI.K8. Roktom, DfO 7?14 ahare* Vermmt Central Railrnal, Vi 5 do. B' atrti ?nd W PTWitCT Ruilr ad. It?,'*: B do ll<; 21 Kan'cm K>11road, 1C2V.; IOVinui.tr and Mann, halrrad 50; IS do. alO. 50; fi lloaion aud Fr t. Hii rw, 91)4; SO'd < ol?ny Hailtoik, % *: RoFtnn Bsnk. 52; 15 ivli'n for Ion and Wore Hull pad, 35; 8 do. IiUhlurg ha.In ad, J.I 60; $2 UU City (i t, 63. tflX. BII1PP1NU IN'1UM.1UKNCR. Arrived Thla Day, Br brig Pere'ere, Mason, St John; Nf. to L A Jarwn. Schr Mirarda. rarmelee, Virn<n!? with oyster for New Haven. f? hr 1 ontefaea. Wil taniF. Pr.lladelphia.coal. 8chr W are, Tirr, Glocaatrr, with flsh. Sailed. Stermihip Orearn, from Quarantine, for California; ship Loconn. Attwetp; at d other*. W i\i>? lit rid la n. SW;noderate. Spoken. Brig Jefferaor, from St J ago de Cuba for New York, Nov 29, off H nltei't lalaad. Whalemen. A lotttrfrom C?pt Swain, of ah(p Vonng H?ro, of Nantneket rij" n? l*f ill Pa) la. S*| 110, nil not Hated?had t-knn KM M> s Ian uuise. Repot'i in Aug. to lat fee. I'reaident, Marshall, Nanlocket, 2fi(' ap (rrp Jul),.100 ap.) Cnllao, Siaion, NB. 1700 sp: Vir pu ia M?nd< r. NH, !> o ap. ( spin July ,180 ap); Charles FrecUriek, I'ariiae, do, lUMlap; Malta, Cromwell, Holme* Hole, 250 *p; Confer, IKlliy. NB, i&O ap; I atk iPghlacdnr, Cleveland. Myatio l(NK> fp Sept 21. Spartan, Mr.raclander. Naat, UK) ap 40 blk tiab; Heard Ircm in An* Ontario, Horn do, SU0*p(rep at Payta, July It, ItOU ip); Empire, Upharo. do, '2MJ sp. A letter (torn (apt Davis ot ah<p Colnmbm, of NB, reportahir at Pa) la, Oct 3, with 570 bhls oil m board. A letter frt.m Capt Swain, of ahip Hem, oi Nant, rv ports lierat Ton b?x. Sept. 12 w ith 4(0 bbl* ip oil. The Spartan. Morsels odor, of Nant. MtTonibti a lew days previous. with B0 bbla ap, all well on hoard. A letter fr<ni '"apt Dexter, of llaloena, ef NB, r-port* liar at Pa\ ta, (t- pt ,'to, with lfJKI bbla ?p, ltodo wh, to mil soon on a en le of 4 month* and then hi me. fin ma Port*. Ciiawi rsmw, Dee 4?Art ?ta:>tnehip Falcon, Thompson, New Ymk- l?H lat inat at P M?l?nnd to Havana aua New (>rleal a with ?A MMf>n?ra on hi itH hark NaiTavai sott. Ih-i .he. eho. Liverpool; krtgalmma PraMtottI.ee, HI" !? Janeiro; AtiUi, Keen Ht J?*o de t ubejichrlieorfe fc I'retooU, Ci key, Camden, Me. oM ehlr Snlllvan, white, N York; bark I onvoy. TraaeoU N OrleanK ?lil ateetnahlp Falcon, Thwnpaon, Havana via NOrl*m?; lurk (,'oavoy, Tmeott, N Orleana, br? J A Lan coaler, Lovoland, New York. TticMtrlral and fllualral. Park Tiibatrb?TRtnrrr to tub Mimory or nirI<*tit Mr. Jikmov,-The appearance of the Park Theatre i ait even, log waa of iuelf a beautiful trihote to th? memory of tt? lat? 1 leMe*, who for many J ear* etood forth, thn guardian and foetcrar of hittrioalo worth, and the agent for pro! u !n* upon the Ameri 1 ran Mace all that execlled la apprprlate worth. Suoh a bnl" If an < dleplay hai never before to en mode In tho honee, whloh waa' but ?o n cut.I) tie t hi at re of hlaeiiUtr) nee. The oomtniMce ai.d Ihtir ladiea, jo?et|.tr with aoa<? few there who were permitted to take icat*there, ocenpled the |.lt, while the dreaa eirole and iRK I BER 9, 1848.?HALFteiot.u tier of loam im ?mted line upon line. mil eirolniiir mounting elicit, of lirilliMiey iinil 1 em ty. T!ie 11 ^per hiitM ? >'! fellcr.ru mere rrowdfd to overflowing Tlwre were mori' f*r more. then run d tinU wale, end the lulibie* were utlled into rei|ui?itinn toercumaioilete iIiom'< ho ?er? not no tiirtnn*ti' as tn obtmn room on the ImnclirM. The play eetceted for the evening. v as r it ci hi nit s ciiipflv oi " i ne ccnoyi i??r ^ uikiii wni?i wm cnst us follows, tho Indies ard '{en t lemon havirg waived all choice of ehsrae+si . 4 tkui dihstii &o mtnin m I i (oiriMt no at oearar.ee of subserviency:?Mr II. I'laeide p'ayed Nir letrr Teaxle; Mr tturton. Sir Oliver Surface; Mr. B?rry. Joseph

Suirace; Mr. U. If. Barret. Charles Surl ?<? Mr. VV'. R. Illakn, Crubtree: Mr Kiehirgs, Sir B?njamiu B:??kbite; Mr. Walcot, I ( or* leu: Mr Stafford. ttnwley; Mr. I'ovy, Mn-ei; IIr Morehouse, | l?iale;Mr. Paws< n, Trip: Mr 11. IJnut, Sir llirry Bumper; Mrs Sl aw, Ladv Tiaile; Mrs. Winstanlny. Mm Candour; Mr*. Oil Krt, I?adv sneerwell; Mi?s Hsry Tayli r, Mnrv. Wit.h stiohacasr, what could the perforiuance he hut a brilliant one? Such an one | it assuredly wan, and to say more would not b pr< -per on this 1 ceeaaicn; of course wo shall not Apeak ??f comparative merit. M hen the comedy was over, a loud demand wad male for tbo ap jearame of the a? tor? who had aided in its representation, and the curtain rope, displaying the principal characters iu n. platoon r?schng from one st^e of the stag** to the other. They were greeted warmly, and ilia curtain again fell. The oomnany hav* ing requested to do ao. Mr. ^am, who an ia well known* was for years the companion of Mr Mm peon at this house, now csme for* aid. Mid addressed the vest assemblage aa follows:? Lamps nti.?c>ikn?At the r ?niegt of the gentlemen of Dmocmsittea whs hivilUi svtntnfbtoughtt h< i r lahora to a glorious termination, I appear before you to expreaa thoae acknowledgments ao justly juur due. 1 regret that ihis honorable o< ii inbnon v un not entrusted to oiiC m? re able to din shargo the dutiia pperta ning toil thau I f?el m>Felf to Lieai present; bnt the ktadnsps lb>l yon Hi joars btn i tts&dsd to lot as . ?r v% >ti i ot ?? v| i fielassured, bi nfused toili dm. The mIranol the eommittee tender to yi u their warmest acknowledgment for ilenobie dm ncr inwlith you liavo r? ~|-udod tl their OOll. They tini er like thsnk* to the manager of this establishment tor the liberal inai'iier in w hioh he Ins met their views?to the a^ti U who have appeared before you ih s evening and I kcwiso in those performers whd volunteered, but wh >fc services the committee i?' unable to avail iImmiivnoi wftlu ntextending thissat4 r taiiiment to too late an hour. I am requested to read to vou two letters?Si>c from Mr 31acreody, tno other from Mr. Mitchell, tin manager ot the Olyitp'o theatre. Mr. Barry heic commenced to read the letters, bnt had proceeded thn u^li only me paragraph of the first, when he found huuaelf jtiite overcome by inclines exeited by the occasion. He thin ttated in brief the contents of tho letters, and concluded with the following words?'" May tho ha pi iuoss which you have conierred upen a widowed heart, bo repaid to you an hundred and an hutdred fold." Alter Mr Barry had concluded his feeling and pathjtio address, the i.udiei.cc cheered hwn lir sod e aeconda. Si?n< riua rmlli waa than introduced, is mi una and fitfilfaii (km 1 Brnaai," whish hie n IP ered with that hvs t*etnL'SBol':ntona" i"ii. tlihl ii./exw atiOQ itod p < ssftii! xprssslon which hftTS oi im torii i bit in r m * PC}>rniiO of the first rank. A grand t'.is Je Deux was tien danced by tin II on pi sis n, and wis rtosivod with the usual marks <>i ap* plauec, which they nightly receive. Mr. Clnpruan was truly com'c id his recitation and long, callcd the '* Debating Society, * ar.d the anuaimenta cloatd with a trio from I Lombardi," In wb>ch ths ohiraipc TruJB, and Hum, Bonodstti and RiH, dis* played their respectiveniii^ical powers in creating the most melo(liens sounds and soul*touching harmony. Thus ended an even* iftgdsrotad to sympathy and ooouni etad q towaids thiboitavod family if Mr. Simpson, and one that reflects eternal honor u|hjq the Loromittee of Management, Mr. Ilainhlin, the volunteer artins, ar.d the generous hearted citfcenf, who filled every department if the theatre. The following aio the letters ailudud to above:? Few Vork IIotkl BnoAnwAY, Oct 16,1H48. My Dear Sir?1 beg leave to address a few w ords to you, as ct aniran of the eon mittee for endeavoring t?. raise a fund in aid of the widow and children of the late Edmund ^iuipaoa. On first hcariug the painful news of Mr Simp-on's death, it was my intention to communicate with yen individually on tno subnet of the particular oircumstanct b in whieh his family mi^ht be let '; ano, in due time, to forward )i*i a remittance in aid of any wojsot fof thsiv K neht. BillBSbsKKMtlj VSTOlfiH| tno m.itt-T in m> n ii d.it has occurred to me mat, with jour and thocunmittfe's apprcvsl, 1 car turn to better account for Mrs. Simpson the bum 1 uiight be able to aflnrd In n en rubscription. It is my purpose, previous to my approachiug retirement from IIt stags, to^he in Nsw Tork osi or two vsadiags from 8hak? f| tare, which si me fnends have teen Ud to eapect w >uld probah \ be aanotiular here as 1 have f'oiind lit in in KnTlnnd. 1 have not jet been able to tix the date ot my lint roallng. But when my arraugen en's ?.hall permit me to ?!<? si, ir. will gi^e roe great pleasure to appriae yon ai au?u an p msiHe af erward cl mv accond tcading, on which ocoasli n I propose to dedicate the elcar rcteipta of the uight towards the oljeot y?>ur oommittce hap in view, with which, from my heart,! most uarae;tly sympathies. Mioiilil this proposal he acceptable to the committee. I will in due course make you acquainted with all neodlul particulate. 1 remain, my uear tir, moat naj?'< 'folly yours. W. C. MACRE.VDY. To D. C. Ooi mv, Esq., Chairman of tho Committee. In ooLl'imity with the hit'tt'DK arrangemont, Mr. Macrcvly will read the trnpedy of " nan let" thta evening, at the 5tuyvera nt institute, llri adway, for U.u benefit of the family of the late 1 'in ' iid Simpson. Oi.vmnc Tiif.atm r, Thurt day, Dec. 7, IMS. To the Ccmrr.ittee for the bimpaon Keneti':? Okmxbmkn?1'crmlt me to say how deep!) I rvrrer my inabi llty to op|ienr at the Park Theatre this evening; allow me at the ramu tin.c to inform you that Thursday evei'ii p next will be ap propriated aa a benefit at the Oly nipie Theatre in furtherance of your ?? eroua intentions too urda the family of the late Mr. Simpbob. I have tho lienor to be gentlemen. Youra very truly. Wli. MITCHELL. Bowkrv Tiikatrb:.?Notwithstanding the misty, unpleMant weather ltatevering, the house waa crowded in every part, ao freat la U.e excitement to witness the remarkable performancea of Bcrr Dr'esbach and hia at imals, in the new drama of " Mungo Park." A few ; ears s go, it waa thought quite a feat for any one to filter it* eage of a lion or tiger, and stay there for a few mi l utea: bat now, how for ahead have the animal tamers gone?tin training of the tiger (proverbial, as all ita rcco are, for their insiriitns ferocity) kf II err Drieshanh, ia indeed most extraordinary. BiK com! at oithit, snl also witft the whole ot hi* four footed aav< > at t! r end of the pit o?, it well worth niilkin? a long j'mrney towitnt iui 'Hie comedy if " Charles the Twelfth 'eomcaeuc-d fh* entt rtainr arts, and mhse'inont to ' Mungo farl," the be.iu tiful rtttm it g ufSimora < iocea. S'gnor Sir. and Mr. Smith, oltaited t he most in thusisf tic n| plante. The.'e urti>t? aro I <n man so favorites, a d during this, their present ciigagrmept, haio delight* cd ihintaiKS The itt-resirg melo-dr.tni* of the "Robber's Wit.' " in which Vr-. Jordan plays the pai t of R"se KudUml s > ad. U'ln h y, concluded tie evening'? amusement. Fir to-night's MU we tetet to our list of ammeinaut*. Broadway Tiieathi.?The leading "star" of attractionat thin f< pnlar theatre?Getrral Tom Thumb? still eontisucs to draw good h< u>es. and to elicit the admiration and applaua* of the humeri its patior.a who frequent it. Sueh a per* aoge as llop o' My Thumb hitherto lived onh in the imagination of the nursery rhymict; but it remained ft r the pre en t generation to too and w iness his actenishinR feats, and havo a glioipte at the renowned 1 tro I .nifelf. lli* performance, Ian evenit g. wss reci ived with ei thuaictm, aiid iu the review of the royal tr"op?, his dbplay of militai} t?e ies, ip as far as his " ability " to direet t'niu to ' dross into lit e" was ip ijmstion. showed that ti e little general kn'iw hi* wtiercaboiits,on tl e occasion. lhegrem Ogre ?i<i Ogress, who would fain titvrtir the ii tie Hop o' My Til nib made np in a pie were also. ly him, \i ell out mai.o'uvieil; but the entire entertainiri-nt nnst (r, seen to be api reoiated Tlie dramitii ptrtonrr, who aided the general, acquitted themselves with mueh clevorr??s. 'I he fairv dance wna well got up. and al txgetlier t!ie general t rfi tiraiieo if the evetijg Lllurdtd a treat to all who wtre in at Cm *J?.?'s Minstru.s retrain in itiiinn irrmanciitr.nn the Fp ?f? term it, for our citizen* liana leeoms *o much aceus ton ed to their swiet tinging snd excellent sntertiinmeDta that ] th> v would find it hard work to gvtawsy. We recommend their coLcert; w ft t.igl.ly to ili"*o ii. march of an cl> irwt and r.iray entertaiiimcbt. jiir? >w Dm rANsPrmoAiirrs will, tliii evenipir.slnir at Rut,:ir- Intlittite, thin fiviig thine rinilint In the ejntern seo ?! u oftl.ecitr, agoodehaDcn to liear tiiem wi.hoot having ti> nr.ke mth n lone jonrn y. Tf ey arva (ir>t rti? let-fa ni;<ra and l>?ve ill tl e i|u*liHcaii?iifi nec weary to (iivr a first rate entertainmett. THE DETAILS OF THE INTERESTING EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE RECEIVED HY TIIK STEAMSHIP BRITANNIA, AT BOSTON. SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF THE NEW YORK HERALD. Car Uermnii Corraspomlence. Bt m.i*, No*. 13, 1848. Hrrtin ina State of Siege? Meaturtl irkich Led to it? Disarming of the liurgher Uua> tl, \c. This city has been declared In a stnte of siege since yesterday evening. The appointme nt of a reactionary ministry, which, aa I stated to you on the 6th inat., | bad canned so much dissatisfaction and eiciUment. I wan but tbe first move of the government here against | the political liberties of tbe people, after thn victory , of Prince WindlrcbgratR, at Vienna. The m asurea ' which hare since been adept*d by this government are the most rlgcrous which the Cavaignac system of the pretent day could devise. The Assembly of the representatives of the people, has been removed from tbe capital to tb? city of Brandenburg, according to a royal decree, and is prorogued nntil the 27th inat. The Burgher Guard of Berlin, la dissolved, and required to deliver up ita arma. A reinforcement Of 20.(00 troops haa been ordered Into the city, and Is quartered in the citizens' bout.es. as the caserns are al{ filled with ao!diera. Finally, the city hat been declared in a state of siege, and ?ill, In case any resistance la offered on the part of the oltliena In consequence of line frearurva of the government, be bombarded by (ienerak Vt n Wrangel who keepa the olty completely Miiri ui.aro wiin ms ir?ti|>n The (Involution of the Burgher Guard war decreed In crt,nijnence of It* having offered protection to the National Assembly. which had contiuiwd it* dalibera<icni> in (hi* ritj. tn opposition to the ardor of tha government All the member* of the Assembly, with the exception of tha extreme right, bad protected aca'rst the removal of the A*?enih|y and it* pr<<r><? lion, a* an unlawful measure of the government. and had almost unanimously pa*a*d the resolution that th*t measure should he declared null and void. Further. tl ?j hud resolved to declare the Assembly permanent until the royal decree removing and proroguing the Assembly should be withdiawn, and to oontinue their deliberate* In Berlin The government had litreupon summoned the a?si*Unoe ct the Burgher (Ju*rd. for the |>urpo?e of di?per*ir.g the A*seiut>ly;. hut the citizens having refused to obey that unmmona, and havirg declared that they would offer every supf.ort end protection In their power to the A**emb!y. the military wai called into requisition The Burgher lluard having b?en ordered out in every quarter of tha city, and several battalion* having bean drawn up round the National Aircmbly for It* protection on the day the troop* h*d received orders to enter tha city, asanyninary collision wa* expected to en*ue Korturately, however, the cltixen* knowing tha aerlon* con*t<in?nee* which wonld follow kf they woatd offer / IE R A PAST TWO O'CLOCK. re?i*tance to the troops had resolved to withdraw in I caw of an attack of the military Thin a conflict between the llurghcr Guard ami the troop* wan prevented at the nio?t dangerous moment The mem- 1 V. .. , f I 1.1 ? V,.. _Jl I 4L. I on that. day. until the day following. left the hall in a I body. under the protection of the llurgher Guard. The . next morning, the Assemhiy procee It-d in the Kama manner, In a body, to the hall, but found it closed V battalion of infantry had Imb plnced inside. during 1 the night. and prevented the meeting of the Assembly. : The members however, resolved to continue their de- , libt rations in another looality, which was offered to therrv The day before yesterday the order for the dissolution <f the Burgher Guard was giv.-n; and the time when the disarmament should take piv;? Used yesterday morning The citizeni not haviug delivered up their arms at that time, the government determined to dtelafe the city in a elate of siege y?aterday evening. A ministerial deoree, Issued yesterday evening, declares that, as the civil authorities hav? not been ahle to maintain public order. General Van Wr*ngel has been commissioned to adopt military measures for the purpose of preserving quiet. An order, issued by (Jeneral Von Wrangel. to day, declares all clubs and political societies to be dissolved. Assemblages mere than 20 persons in day time, and 10 persons at nliiht, will not be allowed to meet in the streets and public places. Newspapers and placards dare not be printed or publicly sold, without the permission of the president of the police. All strangers who cannot state the object of their stay in this olty, will be required to leave here in the oourse of twenty-four hours. No one is periritted to carry weapons without leave of the president of the police. Public trade and intercourse will not sulTer any interruption in consequence of the siege The excitement wbicb has been caused by these e*trenie treasures of the government is intense. In the 1 National Assembly, winch met yesterday evening for I the last. time, the resolution was nassed that the siege . of thlr city be declared as an illegal measure on the ' part of the government, and to be considered null and { void. The greatest part of the citizens have delivered up i tlielr arms to day, and it is believed that all the arms will be surrendered to-morrow. Th* course the citizens have decided to follow, is not to offer resistance ! at pruent, bet to wait until the time for action w>ll oome. The tranquillity of th? city has not been disturbed since yesterday, although the greatest excitement prevails The palace and all public places ami budding*, are guarded by military. Strong patrols traverse the street* throughout tne city. On some of the publlo places cannon is drawn up. No journals have appeared to-day, nor will be published as loug as the siege lasts. Southampton, Nov. 17. 1818. The Bridgeport Fank Roliher?Recovery of some, of ihe fundi?Hit Probable Escape. It may Interest seme of your readers to learn some facts in reference to Beach alias Thompson, who came The young man. immediately after the arrival of the steamer, put up'at the Vine Hotel; the nest day he left with bfs carpet bag, apparently very heavy, for London?came back with It light, and displayed a large amount of Bank of England notes, varying in (ite from i.'G to ?100. He left again tba day following, with a young lady of Ae town for Liverpool, via London. About thin time a Mr. Barnum arrived, and called on L. R. Crotkey, the American Consul, who recollect* d the young man an described, and after a ; short rearch found bt* lodging place, and in hia room a large leather trunk, which contained about $6 DUO 'I Inn wan taken ponnension of by t.be consul, and will he banded over to the right owners ; but it ia strongly suspected that the young roaue baa made good hid eicape with the balance, as the lady had returned without ber companion, and had no doubt given him the alarm. It is to b? hoped that this will be considered as a good dividend on the (17 *200, the amount that tbls young thief appropriated to hltown u?e without the cobtent of the owners. Tim Cholera In Kliropc. |Krom the Kuropean Times. Nov. 18.] The total number of cases of cholera already reported from Its first appearance. h:is now reached X 03'.), of which 633 have proved fatal, and 331 are still nndar treatment iiuriDt uk* n? wrt-K id? ouuiorr ui u'oiun i reported in the metropolitan districts was f.'i. and. we [ think judfciDfr from tbe daily report* a' present, that I the number tbla wee k will range about 60, although the daily returns since Monday show a decided improvement On Monday the metropolitan case* amrunted to 18. but on Tuesday they deoliued to six, one of which was fatal; and on Wednesday to four, but tbrre of which were fa'al. The Improved statu of the weather may have conduced to this result. From the provinces the da>ly returns appear wiihout any cafes reported But in F.dinburgli the milady still prevails to Mime extent the new <;a*ts are scarcely eTer under 2>) daily; the deaths are from to 10 daily. l'p< n the whole we are inclined to hope that the disease bas eliubtly lessened in violence, at any rate it ha* not made progress. Two ca?es??e reported from (ilasgow; and we learn from Scotland that it dow attack* persons above tbe lower classes in London. Mr. Bund, the prime warden of tbe (iold.-mith's Company, one of tbe highest f.ffleers in the Corporation of London bas fallen a victim From France we have no farther accounts of its extension; and it haa almost disappeared at Berlin l.'pnn a review of the general : itate *f health in Knglar.d th re is n' thinir to came needles alarm. The official returns of the llegistrartieceral tor the week ending tbe 11th instant., only show nn excess of 11 above the average weekly return* I (f tbe preceding five years within the bills of mortality. | Should tbe present tine weather continue, we are very ' ranpuine that our next report will be much more favorable. [From the Bcstcn Advertiser, Deo. 7 ] We are again indebted to our correspondent, for official reports ?f the progress of the cholera at St Petersburg, and in other parts of Russia, of the 31st of Octeber and 7th of November The number of oases ; In tn? last week had. In some degree, augmented, vary- ; ir g from fi and V to IK and 27 cases per day. and the deaths averaging about 6 per day. In Mo?cow, at the la't date the disease hal nearly disappeared; and. accordirg to accounts from the interior, it had generally I abated; and at Tamboff. Taganroe. and other places, It had entirely dlsuppeaied. The cold weather had set In, and it was beginning to snow at the latest date. [From the Boston Courier, Dee. 7 ] A letter from Smyrna, of October 31 received In this city, states that tbe cholera had broken out anew there, with a dozen new caies per day. It was feared that the sickness would increase, as tbe rainy season waa about tu fet In; and it was the opinion of the in habitants, that the deaths from the disease would amount to two hundred and fifty a day, as in the warmest days there is a continual mist rising from the , city, which conduces to the dictate. Tlie Annexation of the Inland of Cuba to cite Viiltcd States. [From the London Times, Not. 11 ] If the alleged p rtlculars of that new development 1 of tbe passion for territorial ag{randiz"ment, announced id the last intelligence from tbe United States, are founded oa fact, a negotiation has been pending for some months between the Cabinets of Wasbirgton and Madrid, for the cession to the former power of the rich island of uha in consideration of a tun. of money tj be presently paid down The Atneriran journals are duly Impree-ed with the importance of tbe supposed transaction which they represent as certsln to create a prodigious sensation throughout 1 K.nrope ; but, without dtnying the reasonableness of ! some such a| prehensions, we conceive that tlia sub- | ject need hardly lie permitted so completely t? upset onr equanimity or disturb otir judgment Tli* Uif portiton oi inn >p?tnsn government part with thin nutlyir>g portion of its possession* calls for no esp? cial criticism : but of it* ti*ht. by any maxims of morality or public law. to alienate It* moot marketable property to the detriment of it* just oredltors, a ' great dial mora might ba curdy said if ? w?*r? Inclined to Insist upon the point Large ?ama of money were advanced upon trust by tbl* country to the Spanirh government ; and If that government depredates the national Inhe.ltance anil thereby th? national credit, for any purpose excepting the dlsohvge or diminution of Its debts, it will be furnishing another illustration of tha license which Ik permitted to an Indebted Mate above an Indebted individual. We presume that the re-collection of the pet-off to be claimed by this country. suggested the expedlenoy of a private contract instead of a public auction, though it must be allowed that tha American* deal liberally enough in this respect? doubling or even trebling the propoied consideration money without hesitation or demur, P?rhsp* however tMs reedy btdd ng may be to some extent explained by the impression which they Sffni to antertain. that the Cubans themselves will chterfully anume the whole coat of tha conveyance ; thus purchasing, first, their own freedom, and thun annexing themselves, of their own mere motion, to tha trie republic on the nearest main. I'nder tha ordinary arrargement* attending a purchase, some llttla em barriMmmti might be perhaps. antieipated, for tha sum talked of- ltd ((it).Of 0 dollars. Is more than doable the liabllit leu but just contracted for California, though It dors not smount to the halj rf th?sum la which Spain i? justly hound to this conntry for moneys lent. Assuming .however, that the emissaries of the Statea may have availed themselves of the opportunities HUnrded at Madrid by our abandonment of that famous field nt diplomacy, and that negetta'lons are really pending for the sale of Tuba, we may And matter for speculation. Irrespectively of the points mentioned shove, In the general eon*equence* likely to follow i upon such a change of hands. In the first p'aoe. one- j half of the slave trade would be summarily struak off. | and thl? Infamous traffic, which so effectually defies | II ?? cur inirjnagea fnorm 10 PupprwM ic, w?ui? w to m rh ciportu M th? thrn laolated d- mnnd? of Oraxll , n><pht rrqnlro E**n on tho abstract c|U??tion of *la- \ ynj or do (Invary In Cub# thara would probably bo a i hct dlfput* among th* State* of tha Union, for tha i northf rn and tMt?rn proline** are too r*?nltit#ly bant , on t< tally aitlngulchloR tha Inntltution ' to permit | It* c?taMuhir?nt or confirmation in any naw State , without a moat ptrennou* oppoeltlon. It la not. how- | wr. probabla, that tba term* of tha Wllraot proviso could, ncd>r all tha circumstance*, b? attended to , Cuba, and the Southern and Weat.rn Stat** would | aucceed, In all llkallhood, la aaalmllatlng tha Inatl tntlonn of tha naw acquisition to thoaa ratal nod by i tbtmtalva*. SUU thara wowld ba so bom Importation* ( II I? LD. TWO CENTS. (fAf'Iran* i?to tb? Htvant; fnr i**?n if It b? tro? tl ht many ri'itfH of tb? IManil ar? alr??4y owa?d %nd woikitd, without any ijunlnm of r.oi,?rirnn? by Amnrlcnn propri?-tor?. yet tran'ftctton* which caul I be carried on under Spanish color* will cea.ie to be practicable when Cuba hi? become a reoognlxed member of thf Union, and the slavery of 'bese p'antation* will, at all events, iMunix that modified and terminable forni which It wears In (inorgia und Carolina Nor in there any reason to suppose, on the other I'Htd that the production ofsugar will be diminished by a Midden proscription of tho machinery which if now ro unscrupulously employed in It* manufacture. On the contrary, we should b? justified rather in co ncludli.it that the enterprise of the American characier woui l so far con nterhalance the nefarious appliancee of Spanish avarice ax to give * new stimulus to the agriculture of the island. at the same time that its competition with our o*a eolooleg would be placed on a less invidious footing than at ptrsent. " bit, at lea?t, we should anticipate at tbe eventful result, though it is not to be disguised that, the organs of popular opinion in tbe Southern States of the I nion have been offering, iu their anxiety to conciliate the Cuban colonists, such term? of annexation as could only result In a sta'e of things not virtually dilT> ring from that which now exist*. Unfortunately. our own colonies offir too tempting a contrast to be neglected, and the assurances that Cuba shall never be reduced to the state ofrJamaica may not unntturally be taken to imply * stipulation that the relations between master and laborer shall never be subjected to tbe same legislative proof ss So conspicuously ha* the xeal of our abolitionist* overrun their discretion, that their exertion* m iy thus perpetuate the institutions which they were meant to destroy. To suob a pans have we brought the fortune* of our own planters, that the emancipation of the blanks |* now an equivalent term to the ruin of the whites, and * in order to preclude the on* condition it become! alnior t necessary to renounce the other. That political school which hold* colonies a* unworthy keeping by the same maxion on which it take* its stsnd up?n commerce, would, of oour*e disregard the Influence wb'ch such a cession a* thi* might exert on the tenure of our own Atlantic possession*. Other parties might he more apprehensive of the result*, but not. perhaps, with any great reason Indeed, except from the contrast which would b? offered bvjust and honorahle dealings of the supreme government with its insular citizens, we scarcely Hee how the change of matter* in t uba could materially affect us As a mere point of vantage ground the possession of the Havana would confer no great, additional opportunities; and as to tbe prejudices likely to originate in the oontiasted results of two system* of West Indian policy, we must take the consei|tiences of our own aots. The hour of trial, however, may not be imminent, and the notification may bw rathvr the expression of a tradltint ai ambition than tbe publication of an accomplished fact. At least, we can certify, that if we had always placed Implicit reliance on those sonrcas of information in the Spanish capltol to which our transatlantic cotemporarie* so proudly appeal, we should have introduced our readers to many stories far mora wonderful than the bargain and sale of a West India it>Jand. Liverpool Commercial Summary. Khikav Kvkninu, Nov. 17. Cotton?Tbe demand continues to run upon ordi? .... . ...1,1.11, ? t .... '11 '.I *" ni'.l >n,l the market being much lee* freely supplied, baa gradually tightened in price : during the la?t fortnight tbtee qualities are '^d. per lb dearer. But while this change has taken place In the common qualities, the higher range?beginning at 3^4. In Bowed and 3*{d. Mobile and Orleans, and going up to 4>id - is neglected, and (he new cotton, which Is ia the market Imme diately 01, arrival, presse* it down, and It barely maintains lttht week's quotations. Sea Islands, Brazils, Kgyptians, and Surat. are without alteration The rales to-day ara 6.010 bales, and the market closes fieadily. The sales of the week are 38CPO bales, of wliich there have been taken for speculation 1,300 Americau and StO Maranham; and fur export 1.300 Ameilcan and 400 Surat. The committee's quotation* to-day for fair cott?n are- Bowed, 3J?d ; Mobile, %%\ ; and Orleans. 4%d. The imports this week aie 402 bales; this year. 1 418.370; same time last year, 087,M6. The estimated stocks are 4MjM0| itmi time last year 3ho.(j80. There were taken this year by the trade l,lt>4 :?)U bales; by speculators. 8H 700; by exporters, l.'Ib'J IO: tame time last year hy the trade. 915 86(1 bales; by speculators. 010 ; by exporters 120,610. Bskadsto ri.-There was a thin attendance of millers and dialers at our corn exchange on Tuesday morning. Tbe sales of wheat were in mere retail, at a reduction fr< ui tbe previous Tuesday of fully 2d per bushel on hi 1 descriptions. Flour also moved slowly, and was folly ?d. per barrel and Is. per sack lower There was no cbaiige in the value of good tueaiing oats and a fair rale. Oatmeal declined (id per load Barley, beans, and peas su| p< rt< <j late rates. The U*msnd for In lian corn and coru meal whs very good, at fully late prices, and in Rime ini-tannes these were exceeded 0<1. per quarter and 3d. per t>arr?l. The duties on grain and Hour are without any change this week There was a limit* d at tendance ot millers end dealers at our market tbis morning. The demand for wheat anJ flour was very dull, and the prices of both were barely equal to thor* paid on Tutaday. A parcel of Western canal Hour has chiininl hauda at. 'Jfl-i per barrel. In bond. C>M.ti> and oatmeal maintained late rate*. Barley. b??n?, ami pea* were e? oh unchanged in value. Ther* wm a st>arfy drmt'd for Indian corn, and fully Tuesday'a prices were obtained. Entered for home consumption at Liverpool,from 1st March, 1848, to 14th November: ? Wbrat, 176 117 irs ; oaU, 4 734qrs ; barl-y 20,623 qrs.; besn?. 71.647 or*.; Indian corn 2fitl 146 qrs ; Indian meal, yt?7 libit* ; flour. 88 819 bbla Remaining under hood in warehouse at Liverpool. 14th November. 1848:? Wheat. 32 724 qrn ; Hour, 62 107 bfo!*.; Indian ooro, h 280 bbl*.; Indian meal, 1028 bbla; oaf n. 203 qr*.; barley. -12 J qrs.; bean*. 9 286 qr.? ; pea*, 10 qre. The import! of wheat Hour ho .into Liv? pool, from foreign porta, for tl.e week ending 18th November are - 40.961 bushel*. 3 8'.8 baps wheat; 37 581 barrel), 037 ?aoM Hour; 46 t34 bmbels 1 033 buna Indian corn; 603 barrels Indian meal; 3,827 begs rice; 1 06o qr*. p?aa. The Imports of wheat, iio , from Ireland, during the peme time, are: ? 82 ton*. 104) bu*hels. 260 ba-rfla, 213 raoka wheat; 2 284 sacka floor; 1 <Vt& quarters, I nSl rack* oata. 178 tons, '! 'J-2 loads oatmeal. In the London market to-day the demand for wheat waa exceedingly low, and few parcels of K.nglish are expected l>y land carriage Samples from the home country ride held at Monday 'a quotation* bat foreign might be bought something lower. Barley and oata were the turn cheaper. The quotation* of beans, pets, tt<.ur and Indian corn were unaltered. At Wakefield the trade l'?r wheat was rlow iit a decline of Is. to 2a. tier quarter from the rates of this day week Barley waa a!?'0 2s. per quarter lower, and not much done Other articles as before. Arrivals : ?wheat 3 390; Barley, 61)02; oata. 1 121 , beans, 1 476 ; peas 000 a min m a in i ii ii < inil i* ?r or witui oi nuppiy iue transactions in b< ef have been un'inportant; a small parcel cftn bw arrited but it Ii not yet land-d. ilo'.deM ot poik hate succeeded in ertabii-ihinx an ad ranee of 1*. to Je r*r barrel. m l several parcel* hare been taken, chiefly ordinary prime m?es for Ireland I'lie advance demanded for bacon h*? c^rr*ed the sate, causing the ink'i buslne.n to be of a ?ery trifling character; a small parrel of choice nn? ?al'?") hu been landed and i<old at A3* per 0art In eh.-e?? there ha* only been a moderate business ; a really fine article Is wanted, and command* a read* rale, bat ordinary and midline *ort? hand ita decline of Is. to 2s. ptr rwt. Beef, U. S. prime mess. p*r tierce of 3>)4los , 87i. (id. to fr2a ttd ; ordinary, 80*. to H8*.; ordinary, per barrel of 2001b*.. 40a. to 4(is ; prime. 38* to 40s.; extra India. family, ko., per half barrel, 100 lb* , 2rts 8d. to 88?.; pork, United State* prime rae?s. per barrel of 200 If * . .';i!* to 66* ; ines*. famty me**. In . old 5fls to 67a. fd., bacon. per cwt., western. 36*. to 40* ; ham*, dry, ptr rwt.. 34* to 42* ; cheese, fine, per owt . 48* to 62* ; middling, 39* to 45* ; ordinary. 30*. to 31* ; but'er, L'nited States, per rwt . Canadian 60s to83*. Imports from t'th to the 16th November. 1848 Beef. 100 troa, 1 Irl.; cheese. 4 12 boxef; ham*, loose 2. ok* 1; bason, lti bx?. Pre?lou?ly this year IWef. 13.566 trov 2 064 brie ; rheere. 4 131 ck*. 68 470 bt* , batter. 1 900 ok*.; bnmr. 1 860 iocce, 3 017 ck* ; bacon, 40. 883 bxs j pork, 82 SI6 bbl*. Amkrh ak Or.nrRAt. Taonwca Weare etlli without arrival* of Montreal pot aane*; consequently, for the few barrel* remaining in stork extreme rates are demanded. Tearl* are but liitle Inquirer) tor, and to t ITert sales, muoh lower price* would have to be taken. Of New York brand*, the market Is again bare. The advanced price a*k?d for Quercitron bark baa entirely suspend the demand, purchasers preferring to wait the srrlral of ftesh parcels, ins or two of which are daily expected. A fair demand baa again been experienced ftr lard, and (ales to the extent of 100 ton* litre been made, but in some instances at a decline of #d per cwt. on the nrlces obtained at the close of last week. Tallow continues dull of nale, and mar b? na<i on ea*ler term*. Ifor beeswai th? demand Is lesi brisk, but price* art wall supported. The marktt for sperm oil I* net so buoyant, and purchase* can be bad on mora favorable terms Bith ?l'?!e and lard oil If neglected, and price* nr* with dlf. Acuity maintained In turpentine, tbere I* no alteratlon. (with the exception of dOO barrels, which *old at ?>* 4d to 6* 3d off the quay ) all the lite arrival* hare b*en stored Spirit* turpe tin* more off slowly at the quotations Id tar there are no transaction* to report. The rale* of rosin are about 2 000 barrel*, at 3* 3d for conmcD. frcm the ship'* fide, and 4* to 10* 6d for cood to superfine transparent. Mn*eed ell cake* continue in request, arid 20 ton* thin ohlnoR. In extra strong ca.'k*. brought iMO p*r ton; barrel* are worth ?9 it M to t'V is Dd. and thick in bulk ?H 10*. In rarolina rlow there I* bnt little doln/, the qnility of the greater part on hand cot being siiltlrient ly ?ood for the home trade. There Is no inquiry for cloverseed, but good new Kreneh is i fferirg. to arrive, at 38* per owt. duty paid. As"**. ?United States por per cwt. 31* to :13s; pearl, 52* to 33*; Montreal pot. 33* to 84*; pearl 33* to 341; Quercitron bark Philadelphia. 9* to I0?; New Vork Ha <* Cd ; Baltimore. T* to 7s fld Lard. tine. 3<N to 4<>s; '*ir to gi od. 38a to 39?; ordinary to middling. 34 to 37a; nf#rl< r and grease. 28s to 33s; ta low 42 t?4.j*; b?ea'II ?6 to ?6 10*: grease butter. V.'n to 30?; pern oil, ???.._ ...u _v.l? ?il ?'.J1 tn tf'iT Ur<l r:U r r i ii d , i ro iti jc.ro, w u..-- ..... ? _ ? :o turpentine p?T cwt, t)i tn 7<; spirit* k.irp<*nniif. 3:?* to 3-1*; roidn comiEOo. 3* 8<i to3?6>l, r<>?in, r?u?p*rrnt. 4* toSe; lu.ptfbrrrl 13* to II#; lln?*?4 ak?. thick. |>?r ten, ?1 to X'S 10; thlo oblon* ?* 15? lo X'P B?; faimp A'24 to ?'M; p'c N >?>t tn bond ?\& ; Ire. < arcllra p?r ewt. 18? to 21?; rlori-rwd 3oto.H?; 1*X'r?d, ncn*; timothy ?**d do. Import* from 0th to. 16th N???ntfc?r 1 487l>i?rr?'? lard; 4^dotall??. Prai'(>vily thl? T??r- 7& .'114 1 h:?. 70.082 ki g?1,8.18 run lard, 7,488 hhd*. 21'84 barrel* tallow Mm -Th?r? bin h.?n very good ArioMi) i r nil di rctiptlon* o. ?u?*r*. anil toward* th? mo** of .)> w??k hildfrsbar* obtained lathtr htghec prla?*v

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