Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 21, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 21, 1848 Page 1
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J|WilMWrT"1 XMLI rr tt i n NO. 5314. C'alllorr.ia {emigration. The gold fxci'.enifnt is undoubtedly subsiding through the country. Conversations uix>ri tms matter urn growing le?s animated, and j>ersons who, a week since, thought or spoke of notning that wits not connected with California, are gradually seulinp down to their usual occupations. Immigration to the gold region from the United States, na far as we can ascertain from various sources within our reach, lias been as yet exceedingly email. In fact, the number now on their way amounts to nothing; but it the preparations on foot are fully carried out as is anticipated, and the per ens who have resolved to seek their fortunes there moke good their resolutions, the list ol golddiggers will, in lefs than a year, till an enormous parchment. Many, we are inclined to believe, who have.already sacritied much at home to the desire ct seeking wealth , uthe Pacific, arc now showing symptoms ofjvacillation ; with many, a want of decision of purpo-e iB.clearly perceptible, and they are acting under feelings swayed between hope and tear. The probability i?, that not more than a third of those who have entered upon arrangements to proceed, will vi nture further than they have already gone. The disadvantages in both sea and land joules are so great, thut but a few will hazard their lives aud little possessions, for that which is as yet an unceitainty. The number of vessels up f? r the Pacific, at this poit, has not been enlarged tince yesterday; at Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, we do not hear of any additional movements of interest. The owners of the Crescent City, which leaves on Saturday, for Cha jies, have made an enwiiti n awntlcmiin who has ftmmrri thr \K"6' - o ------- Itthmus several (imp.-;, to proceed by express to Punuina. It is his intention to make all possible arrangements at I'anumu for the desji itch of jiasBengere to San, and, by arrangements nlong the road, to facilitate the transit of'the Isthmus. The following vesselo are up for California at New BeafrtrU: ?Ship" Ma^iiclin; .^nurica. (late of Stooin<ton.) barbs Fie'ades. (lato of Wareh?m;) Diinon; sohrs. Tr?-inont; <>azeiii-; aiirt Koiiiy ilourue. At Boston ih? foliowiu^ vessels are advertised to rail - Sl> ips Montreal. J.iuusiry 1st; Kdwa*d Krerett, Jun. 6th; Swedeu, wKn d??^t>toh; (,Mpit>?l Dec 25th; l.*ril>. about Deo. v!3; Maria, Jan 1 at; Helen immediately; Oxford. Jun. 1st; Klvira, with de?pat.oti; brigs fe'altillo. D?-o. 2<ith; North B?nd. Jun 1st; Sterling. ituuiediaUdy; Korct. with d??patch: Jmnphiae, Jau 1st; and a vessel about Jan 1st, and one or t*o others-in all aeventt-en. Kor < hagre* dire .t, bark Channing, Jan 1, and tchr Splendid, Dec 25th. Sk*kca Fali.?, Deo 18 1S49. The gold fe?*r runs ahead of the cholera, b/ teni of thoutaods, in this district. A perfect diarrhoea of emigration threatens to bring down all Western Saw York upon the torrid ioa<?. and thence trnosin;t it* excited inhabitants to California. The days of the lurades are revived; " the days of chivalry" are not (one; and hundreds of thousands of the 'humble dwellers upon earth" will, in a short time, hare quitted homes wives, fathers, and obildren, to wander oif over the cnowy Cordilleras to El Dorados of Western America. If the exoltement in other portions of tho country only approximates to- the intensity of feeling in this region, something must be done by Congress to pioteot tfce populating of these " old free States." Every indiviuual in our village-and It isanenthuclastic vicinity?has be?n seued by this deep, con earning lever. The ageu aiiuotit cum vuemeuie iiiuob Wbch refuse to perform the duties of their physical calling. Youth cannot contain itaelf within the ortisir; bounds of prudenoe and foresight. No thought of danger, or death to he met with in a myriad shapes, far off. in u distant land, by the shores of the Pacific, deters it from bright hopes and golJen anticipations. Married men deprecate connubial bliss, and the fond relations inoum-d by the commission of matrimony. But the plague spot does not stop when it has wandered np to the boundaries of virility?the ladt?n. Ord bless 'em (as the fourth of July toast always says). Crtieipate in this all-abs.irblng. all-engrossing osnnplated ocoupation. Woman smiles the uu4ertakiog; the inference is easy?it 111 tut consequently succeed. You know we have always been aomewhat giv.-n to ft diverted state of mind in this paculiar locality, living birth to, or violently supporting, every ne* light, moral, political, religious or olherwit-e, thai hai made its appearance during the last tw nty ye'irs. The monrnera of the tainted Captain William Morgan were moiw melancholy here than in any other Dot-bed of ?nti ma'oniy. Land speculation raged 1u oar midat. from iKiO until 1833, to a fearful <i\tent. in 1840, old Tip rendered the whole village el!0Uy inebriate. which transgression had to be atoned for by a regular temperance penance in 1841. The ' original Mormons" first commenced their labors in this in term ting neighborhood--whilst a rospectable Dumber ol i eontlniie to this dav looking forward ijrly to the desirable season of the miilenlum But lu reserved for the summer of 184S, to oooiplete i great moral triumph that we have always been muR. Frlead Lucretia Mott, of Philadelphia that nr, but uuoy nigger, Frederick Douglass, the'lion tel Ba'con, and a highly tinted lady of our Tile, called a convention, and struck boldly for tin a. causa of wuinitu s rights, as they are, in sow, iieul^r?, understood and anunctated by Fann) ight, and the Hon Pnilosopher Oreeley, of brat ad namory. But all the feeling upon the sundrj jects of aati-masonry, land speculation, Tippe ioe, temperance, Mormonlsm, Mlllertsm, free soil nan'a wrights, el id omne genut, was nothing to thi iiado of exoltement now oaused by this new disoo y of America. When matters all come to a foau< I our daring treasure hunters are ready to deeatn the field of their future labors, 1 shall give you i re minute account ol the plana and arrangement >ur bold wyageurt. [From the Boston Journal, Deo. 19] 'be ahip Prescoit. Mallory, is advertised to sail froi itic, conn , January 1. for San Franoisoo. wrier would remain, and board passengers at roasonabl here are seventeen vessels np at this port for Cali ila. a Sag Harbor, Long Island, efforts arc makln<r t snize one or more companies, of twenty to thirt (td men each. When this is done, vessels snitabl I he voyage are to be purchased, and fl't-d with a necet-.^ary implements tor gold digging, and pm s some cargo for the California market. Ship an jo to be owned by the company, in equal propoi is. forming a Joint stock company; in profit an , to share and share alike. In the eonrsu of nai itli It is probable that two suoh companies ma n their departure. The schooner Iowa. Willi*, res, will probably Hall first, say about the first < usry. [From the Philadelphia Knyuirer, Dec. 20.] he little steamer Islander, < apt. Thompson, whlc been engaged in tewing vessels from the Delawai he Schuylkill, and during the summer in runniu l South street to Feeney's Island, has been cha d by several1 gentlemen. who are to leave in a fe k lor California. with a view to convey pi senge i Monterey, via Feather river, for the troid region meeting was held at F'.l*ab<lhtown. the 19th insl an airoclation of twelve persons organii-d then si for trade in California. They sonJ a lari unt of goods by sea, aud proceed themselves t L il A company ha* been formed at Rochester, for tl Ipurpo'r <1 aafagtng in the nU baxinoHs of CaUfoml lit in ( ' bare ? nplw of ifT.ihio, wbich la to !> .j ,, Ilm " ikHM Of fII 0 MOb. Thljr propotc 10 Mud nut I yi u n* ma, who .ire I'OUnd to NU home the prooeilot on" year * labor, to be divided taually between tl aim ktiold?r;> and the laborer*. '! (j?*e IS men are Igiiir I' inl- ft fM>0 .ich. for the atjiet p'T! irniiwio? I th'lr t blfgation* I.H:ht pcriom'mvf iiiuk f?r Imi I qeleet. || t<> go <iut to the *nld conntry. and one of tl I tn. nit H baa come oa to tuis oily to eui;itun tbeir pa I Bagc*. 1 H I'anaiiio. I The New London Star **ya. that a company of i young ii r have foi im I (IiiibmItiI Into a joint ? to I (Mb paying >UH) and are to~*teit aa noon lii iti." Til} buy a i i11 imuu diately. and t'relg I fcer a? be*t calculated t<i p*y Their plan nl np"ratli 11* to wnk at < alifoinaa* ' n* a* the couipany in I think bent to itay. and when they Kr"t ready, to *u I for Uunie, charing ?-<iun Uy in any pruB'.a that mny h* I aoorix'it to the company by mean* of the lntilridu I labor of raoh. I Tiik <*oi.i? Fevkr. ?In the JVrw York Htrald SatnrdHy laM, there appeal* twenty-thrrr aepara arid diaitincl advertisements addtlMid to tlio who lire atioui blurting lor California.?Syracu Slut, l)*c. 1!). JSii.vkr Mink rm Norway.?la the Swedish of ^ettt 1 pn|>er, of October 27, it ib staled that, on it 14 h ol September, the workmen employed in the K ing nun' whiob i* one of the Kooeg?b*rg ailrer mine*. Norway, found a lump of pure native silver Wejrfbii ith,ile. and thai, on the Uik of Ootober, anoth lump ft native eiiver, equally pure in quality, of i lef* weight than 4:10 pou jd*. woe du? out of the ?an nnne ii in a faet worthy of oetog rcoorded that abo twenty year* *go thi* mine wa* offered for atle, London, fer the Hum of ? 10.000; but the capittiiat* tbat day had not lulll -ient confldeuce In the treanur It waa represented to po**ea? to give tbl* cum par tirely aMUl price. sksrrnra for Kili.ivo a Wikk ?The Hupren Court, anting at Kubt Cambridge, aenteneed, ye tarday, Uarney (folding, for niannlaugh'er. in kiilii k>? wife, by kicMtig her down atnira, lait auui.iH Aiile intoxicated, to t*o year* in the l!ou*a of Co |t(lloo ? Travillrr, X)fc. J9, E NE MORN linjioitHKt Invention ? Arreting Astronomy. To Tin: KuiTom or the Cm. U*r.KTrt: ? Geuili men:?At the time of the late communication U> v?ur paper, on the subject of a teleg aphic clock regi-ter, lor the purest8 of longitude, the invention was not quite coni|>letrd; only to much bus hern accomplished us to determine the practicability ot what had been proposed. Without going into the mechanical details, I may state that l>y actual trial it whs found that my clock, by the mechanism which I attached to it, did actually operate through the line to Pittsburp, producing there the ticking oil'of the seconds of time quite iridibly, and registering them strongly on a fillet of piper, with the exiict |>eculiaritie? of the clock itself, the raie ot the clock not being perceptibly changed. The beats of a clock, at Philadelphia, had been transmitted from that city to Professor Sears C. Walker, at the Cincinnati Observatory, by Professor Kendall, who, while list.-uing to tho^e beats, made the telegraphic contacts by hand, as near as possible in uuison with the beats, the contacts being made by means ol a common telegraphic key, in the same manner as in telegraphic writing, ll occurred to Professor Walker that the contacts would be more sore to he accurate, if the clock itsell could be made to play the automaton and commuuicjtte its own beai?, without at (he same tuns b?-ing so encumbered by the ma'.'hineiy as t> chnnge its rate of gcing. This last wa* the dillicult point of the problem. Professor Waker applied to me to invent the machinery to Aoeom,?li>h this. In the attempt I had the good fortune to succeed, not only in this, but also" in devising a leleit to uhin rp>/iwfi?r nnifn rmnnli'ti> in itself*. which will determine longitude without tin* aul of . any other clock, aud will determine the difference (d longitude ot any two places on a telegrahic.lino, without a clock at either ot them. Tu persons ignorant ot the difference ot time oiftfc<T tneridiauH, anil that difference ??f time i9 lo'flgttutfe, thitt communication will he unintelligible. * ' 1 wiil now state what this clock register will perfoim. The cl 'ck being connected with the line ot tHegi j|>hic wires, will cause all of the registers in that line to m irk a dot at every second ol time on the fillet ot paper passing through tnem. These Hots may be one inch apirt, or more or less, according to the speed of the register. The commencement ot each hour, ten minutes, and minutes, are marked in tlielollowing in inner: At the commencement oh every minute a dot is omitted ; at the commencement of each ten minutes, two dots are omitted ; at the cornm -neement ot every hour, three dots are omitted, the fillt-t still running on at the same rate. These several omissions, all done antomatically, indicate the several larger divisions of time, can easily be supplied, it desired, by applying manually a pair of div.ders to the spaces before or after the omission, and with that measure stepping oil and dividing the unmarked intervals. During this current legisier ot the stream ol time, any desirable record ot the epoch of any special event may he accurately entered by striking with the hand the usual key ol the circuit, when a dash, or continued line, will be commenced in the midst of the dots, and will be prolonged nt ntxflKiirp For examine : Suonose the clock register to be' dotting the fillets, and an observer is watching the passage ot the star Vega over the meridian at Philadelphia, and that, at the moment the star passes, he strikes the key, and holds it down near a second of time, at that instant all ot the registers irom Philadelphia to Cincinnati commence a line and continue it near a st cond. This will not interfere with the automatic dotting of the seconds, although the dash line may have crossed and obliteied one of them, still its place can be lound naturally bv measuring from the contiguous ones belore or after Now suppose a second observer to be at Cincinnati, and that when he sees the same star cross the meridian, he also strikes a key and closes the circuit continuously for near a seiond-, all ol the registers w ill again commence and prolong a dash as before. Finally, let the dotted tilleu be examined. It will be found that the interval between the commencement of the Philadelphia dash, and that made at Cincinnati, as counted ofl' by the dots on the ribband ot paper, will be, say thirty-seven minutes, twenty seconds, and a part of a second, which by scule and dividers is found to be three hundredths of a second. Such, then, is the longitude of Cincinnati west ot Philadelphia, recorded by one and the snme clock, acting automatically. As all is done by the some clock, it is not ne. saiy that such clock should be absolutely right in time, so it be going at a correct, or at a known rale, for the difference ol time will still be the same. This observation would require a correction for the rate at which lightning travels, say one second lor 240,000 miles, one-tenth ofa second for 24,(100 miles, one hundredth of a second for 2,400 miles?too small to be regarded. > By these and by other aids which are being devised, it is hoped that longitude may be asaccti, rately deteimined as latitude, and thutthe astronomers ol the United States may still be able to <idd to the trophies which have already honored our briel career of observation. A more accurate determin&t'.bn of longitude, especially in connection with the very precise admeat urements of the coast survey ot the United States, in a country ol such extent as ours, wm | add materially to the knowledge of general asr troiioniy, by determining with greater precision i the menTiitude and figure of the earth, thus fixing r the absolute vnlue ol ihe first base line, from which all other astronomical dimensions are derived. , Prof. Bathe, the superintendent ?f the Coast # Survey, has already commenced the determination of loneitudea by telegraphic observation, and has [j enlisted the talents ol Prot. Walker in the execu4 tiou ol the work. This we conceive is all as it a should be. It has been at the suggestions, and 1 n.ay say solicitation, ol Prof. Walker that 1 have devised the instrument thus briefly described. To several very agreeable interviews with hun, to his " happy suggestions of what was needed, and to his ? flattering encouragement that I could solve the mechanical problems proposed, is to be attributed 1- in a great degree the result at which we have arrived. 0 Mr. Walker'B leading idea was, to establish, 1 with the gr? atest accuracy, by telegraphic sig.*! nals, the relative time by two clocks at the extremes of the line. But to perform the whole by j one clock, nnd to render clock readings tinner. cessury ? to daguerreotype the lon itude by a 4 single automaton pendulum, was the result of the ;t problem, when pruned of its superfluities, and 7 reducf d to its most simple terms. n Should this plan of determining longitudes meet " the approbation of our men of science, und should public sentiment be in favor of such a project, a , central clock may be established, way at the Coast Survey Oflice, in Washington, under the control L of i'rof. Buche, who, bv a smail sum occasionally r. paid for the use of telegraph on various routes, w would be enabled to determine longitudes at a rs eheap and rspid rate, and with great precision. * Indeed, such was the suggestion of my friend :, Walker, wbo was of the opinion that it would be a- in the highest degree economical, and, by that means, moie work could be done in one night of 'J observations, than in weeks, or even months, without such facilities. 10 The clock itself proposed to be used for this pur!l pose, is of my own invention, so contrived that j"? the pendulum is impelled by uniform weight, J, raised eveiy second; while ihe telegraphic machi 1B nery is w orked by the surplus force of the clock, to inie'rlenng iu no way with the j>cndulum, on which <>f alone the speed or tate of the instrument depends. >n John Locale. ? P. S. For some of the above general ideas of J* longitude, I am indebted to I'rot Walker. 35 Lihkria? Important Intbli.ibe.nck.?A letter ok has been received by TOIIiott Creadon, Esq., of a' 1111h city, Irom Gerard Ralston, dated London, it November 24th, conveymg intelligence of the l,n conclusion ot a treaty of amity and commerce, on terms ot perfect reciprocity, between the relubiicof Liberia and the Hrilitth government.? President Roberts having successfully negotiated the recognition of the republic and the conclusion ol this treaty, was to sail tor home on the 2d inst., o;- in n Mritieh sloop-of-war 8|M?nally offered to him. tf, The most iini>ortant news, however, contained in MP the letter, in in* announcement that Lord Palmeritc sion, on hetialt ol (ireat Britain, had nearly concluded nn arrangement to furnish President Roberts with ?2,000, to purchase all the territory Iving r. between the boundaries of Sierra Leone and Li1P beria, where the slave trade is can ied on extensively; the President pledging himself that the slave in trade fchall be forever abolished from the whole us line ot coast, from the furthest extremity of Libet-r ris (east and t-outh) to the confines of the British an colony at Sierra Leone. We understand that a B" project for purchasing this territory has been enut teriained by a wealmy friend of colonisation in J! Cincinnati, Mr. MeMicken; but this step on the part ?>t the Hi itish government will probably anti?. cipate the execution ot his plan. As it is likely to have a most irui crtant bearing upon the abolition of the slave trade on the African coast, it is n matie ter of considerable consequence in the eyes <?t n'l s- wl>o oppose that unrighteous traffic.?Philadelphia >8 Bulletin, JJtc 20 There were mx ImiIouiukh in '.lie Legislature of Flotida, on the 11th inst , lor Halted States Senator, t ach resulting in no choice. w ro ING EDITION? SUB Theatrical and Musical. Uowkky Thkatm?Herr Drieebaih and hi* liorj. his tlg?ra, his panthers, and th? re?t of hit remarkable ooihctioD, art) all the ru? no*-a-Jaje at the Bo*tvy; and we nay inm up our < p oiao, and, we believe, > he general oplalon of all who hare seen them, Id one word. tbey are "great." The wonderful appearance o' the wildent animals of the foieet la each p?toe*bl<? unity on the stage of the oli Bowery, may well ai tonuh the crowdn of our moet intelligent cUit-*ni who nightly congregate within the walls of this moit popular place of amucemeut The expense attending such h iruu/ir. comprising. an it does, >o many rare auim?U, inusl fcc tmni?rise; and the patrons of t&m eniaoli.fl mtnt should bear in mind, thut the enturprUiDg aud energetic manager depend* entirely on their liberality to remunerate him for this enormous outlay. We are glad to be able to Mate that thus far. they have in>st lib'rally patroniard the U<wery Theatre daring all tbeHc engagements And as. In addition to the performance* of llvrr Llrieebacb, there are mmt amusing draiLut. farces, dances. &o . presented uijh'iy. ?hn tastes of nil must be suited. For to-night a iiu? bill i? presented. Buiiiu?ir Tukatrk?The comedy of ' Old and Voung ilearti" was performed here latt evening by fpecial request. The part of Jinne Rural. an a^ed Clergyman. by VI.. W R. Blake, elicited theorist rap turoua applause, being FU*tained throughout with In finite ability. Littleton Coke, by Mr. Lester, was au exatl'.tnt |>? rponattou 11 in graphic delineations and ' rich ityl" of performance, wtre some times humorous in tb<* externa and the nudieDce award- d hli? liU di-i rbaret t jr ji ked approbation. I.ady Alice lia^lhurn, by Mini Kanny WallucK. and Mi*? Rocket by Mrs. Abbott. *?:? wall ku^taint-d. alio, in the pi'?H ; aud Mr*. l?lake, in the Countess I'ouipi >p, ^o^aittvd herself imtt creditably. 1'he entertainments paved slf alU gel) it, with ti/?<,abd tho ra-.t w*t well chosen, unCcr the able iuunii?-ment, of Mr Blake, wh > is, lade-Mi, m l.okt iu himself, bo'h as a tlr?t-ra'e oiravinin and general performer * The popular and distinguished (ierisan artietc, Charles and A dele HihnetocK, will mate their second appearance bere this e7eutnj;, oa which oce.anou they will p-rforin somfc of ttmir best and moFt select pieces on the violin and piano forte. We have already given a cursory notice of tiieir luunt table talents and extraordinary protlclenny on b >th 'instruments, and tbe rplendid d>bnt midj by them bere cn Tuesday evening wil! in mi re for theiu a crowded hou'e. A urund duetto for the pUno torte and violin, from ' VVi.liaui Tell," will be lirst introduced by Mkb A. aud Mr. C. H , wairh will b-? succcedtd by a quartette (solo) for tbe violin by that extraordinary perform*r, tbmle*, on tills in^truai-ut, who will, also. in tbe course of tbe evening, entertain nil' RUUlt'IH't* Willi lllill Crtl'Unill'U SOU aiUlCllIC pirfl'H the ' Carnival de Venice," together with other select comprs'.tioDB on bin favorite iustrument. Miss Adsle will alio display her extraordinary proflcieaoy in select pieces trom Thalberg and Ureysetiorb, aud the whole entertainment will unquestionably b'i of the lii^hert order in this fascinating art The uaiveri.vly acknowledged taste aud laudable disposition, on the pait of our citizens in general, to patronize genutan talent, will be eminently conspicuous thin i veiling, on the occasion of the second appearance of th-j^e highly gifted artitts. National Theatre.?The house was not bo fully attended last evening as it ought to have been for tha entertainments presented, but the very unpleasant weathtr doubtless was the cause of many notgoing Never have we seen Mr. Scott play Ricbeliea more admirably than he did last evening ; bis acting was truly great and the applause was enthusiastic. The seen* where he boldly and passionately defies the power of the King over Julie, drawing the oircle of ohurch authority around her, was splendidly done. Tbe sudden transition, from the empassioned statesman to the feeble o d man, was naturally delineated. Nor mast we forget to award due praise to Mcl'ariand, THton Pardey, Mrs Chapman and Miss Mestayer, for thoir excellent acting. Tilton's Baradas was One, and MoFarland, as Ue Mauprat, sustained bis high reputation with tu? National audience Tbe farce of ' Founded on Kaota'' concluded the entertainments. To-night, tbe performances are to be for tbe benetitof tbe late Mr. Simpson's family, and a tirst rate bill will be given. Scott will play Captain Copp; Mose will once more be on hand in ' A Glance at New York," and various other entertainments will be presented, as will be Men by refurring to our list of amusements. Blkton'i Theatre.?The performances at thts theatre consist of the uttnal variety of local pieces, and the management exhibits great taet In up?u the most popular movements of the day forpres-nta tion. The "Callfori-U Gold Mines'' is filled with rich humors, and gives one a pretty good idea of the result o the tide of emigration setting to tbat part of the ooau Uy. The final* tt tbe piece, " Gb. carry me back to eld Manhattan," is apiopoi. and will no d^ubt he realized by many tauguine adventurers. u Where's Uarnum !" ik another local piece, fully understood by citizens It is cast with the full strength of tbe company. and creates much laughter. Burton is inimitable in whatever he undertake*, and as Spiggles. the unhappy tragedian, is the life and bojI of tile farce. Tbe bill of last evening will be r?p?ated this, and ko Ions as it attracts suoh houses as we bave seen thus tar. tbe manager would do well to continue theae Dci ular nieces. Broadway timtu.- Mons, Can# continues to excite the admiration of the crowds who nightly lino* forward here His feats are vebtmenlly applauded, and be decidedly gains in popular favor in tue olrum. The equestiian teats and athletic exercises presented on each evening display the many and varied qualifications of the splendid company attached to tais truly popular oircus. We would remind toe mmy lriends and patrons of the celebrated John (Jossin tae lavorite Yankee clown, that hl< benefit is fixed for this evening, on which occasion he puts forth a most at tractive bill. The oompany will appear lu full strength, with a variety of additional attractions Give Uoisin, by all means, a regular Yankee bumper. Christy's Mikstrkm are now looked on as the very pinks of kthloplau minstrelsy. They sing danoe. joke, and play on their various instruments, with sucuexcelience and harmony, that the mostrafined music*! amateurs hear them with pleasure. Their fashionable audiences, composed more than half of ladles, shoir in what high repute they are held In New York. New* Skuknapbrs ? These talented singer* are carrying everything before thorn. Their ssreet singing and scientific musical attainments afford mi?t pirating entertainment every evening to largo and mo?t respectable audiences. They will no Joubt be well patronised as long as they remain among us. MKLOoron.?We oan commend this place of entertainment highly to our readers as most exoellont performances nightly take place there. Cami-hkm/i Minstrels are nightly listened to by crowded audiences, and they go oa sustaining their first-rate reputation as exoellent singers As for th-rir witllaieius and dancing, they are equally as good as t&? reft ot tbelr psrftraianoss. and we a 1 rise all who h^ve not as yet heard them, to go at enoe. Madame A*.va Bishop.?The grand eoneert of tM* di-tingiuhe j vocalist will take place on Saturday evening, and frrni all we can learn, it will be a spleadid affair. Mr. Uocbsa's great orchestral work, the ' Voyage Musical." whloh wa? first performed at the Italian Conotrt Jloom, London, in 1847, and auhnequently at the Theatres, caused then the greatest excitement in the musical circles, the houies biinij crowded to luitocation every evening, and the r-c ipM averaging lioui six to seven thousand dollars It wits plajed afterwards at the Coliseum, under Ur.tbsai H management, next at Drury l.ano tor twelve nights, and subsn|uently at Covent Garden, ten times, and always with immense effect and success. We are not surprised at this, as a piece comprising, as it does, the peculiar airs of aimost every part of the known world, is every way calculated to attract all the lovers of th? highest oraer of musical composition. When wit add to this the many soul stirring airs which M.vUm? Ilhhop will sing on that evening among which are tue JjlH'Dllvr nuu utauiuut uan?un -vuu nuuoin>>u ???/ Jo.' " If a body irnet tb.Jy."*tc.wllh several I tali in snnaa. beside* ibc performance* of an extensive aul tfficieut orchestra, under tbe dL-eotlon of a very competent leader, Oeorge Loder, there ia every reason t> Mippote the Tabernacl" will. that evening, pre?"itt th* most brilliant array of fa'hion and bwauty that ?v?" ant em bled within its walla. She givea a concert this evening in brookl>n. ZooLOuiciL Hai.i. ?Tha numerous patron* ?f thi< ball atiil continue their Tint*, and the anxiety to s?< the tea*ta, birda. .vc.. hern remains unabated. Tax entire arrangement*, and ezoellent manner in whloh tbe place haa been fitted up, give universal aatiat^ctlon. Kor<lgn TlientlWnls. Tbe Cnmedie Kran<,aiso ha? Instituted proceeding! agamat Mdlle Huchei for her aeceaaion. and laid tiie damages at 300 IWOf. A new theatre la about to be erected In Liverpool It will be located on the vacant ground immediately aouth of tbe Hueen'a Hotel. In Limn atreet, oppcslle to tbe railway atation and the St. (Jeorge'a liall, a aite well auited, from the open apaoe In front, and Iti lelrR in the very centre of the town, aa well a? on a considerable elevation, for a place of puMlo amusement. The project haa originated with Mr Mitchell, the enterpriamg builder of the tjueen'a Hotel, who la owner of the land, under the corporation. Tbe prevailing diatresa in Paris, or the pre occupation of the public mind with mature of more importance and more Immediate lnWr?at, baa wofuily thinned theatres of that capital Two new opeiaa are underlined In the Covent Oirden bills, "Quentin Durward," by Henry Laurent; and !Kenllwoith," by Slgnor Sohira. tbe director of tbe orchestra. Aa opera by Vincent Wallace, and another by Ualfe, are to follow thoae announced. Jenny Llnd haa promised to alng at two noncerta which will take place at Manoheater. on tbe li'tti and Slat of December. In aid of tbe fund for enlarging tbe Koyel Infirmary In that olty. When Mr. Lumley and hla Iroupt, Including Jenny Llnd, cro>sed from Dublin to Holyhead, the day was exceedingly fine, and the water <|ulte smo >th. The band uncased their Inatruments and struck uo some lively alra ; a dance wai proposed, and kept op with great spirit for an hour, the Swedish nlghtln aln tripping ii on tbe light fantastic tou with buoyant hilarity RK Ii SDAY, DECEMBER 21, Her huccms at B'lrhton ha* been immense, both at the theatre and In tha concert room. Tending the Ct<?'ih?- ?. <'url?ti wh'nh tha court al-ays remains at Windsor, Are performances are to take place in a th?a'r* eitiih-d mr hi* purpose In the Ueubens room; the fitting up an t deoo Mr W.Orit ve. Tbe p!a;s nt-liicted are to inolude, la III* oiMtibuiton cj personam-**. th? most <if(eU of IQ* ?arlcuH Iroujiti To pr*;.i<le nver the** p?rfi>r?i*nee*, n laott K'lmnabl* choico ha' been rondo ia the pxr-on of Mr ' httrl?s Kcan. Tbe piece* Hblnuted are thus dupe eed:? l'lrnt night. D?o 28? 'The Marohant of Venice " Second night, Jan. 4?"l/B?d Up," and "Box and Cox 11 Third night, Jan. 11 ? "Hamlet." h< iiri b n.i.iil Jan 18?Tne Stranger," and-'Twice Killed." Hub n'uht, Jan 2"??''The llouiekeepar," aal "Jjweethmrin and Wive?," Tbe distribution of the drnmatia perton.r Is as l't#ll0Wi>:? THK MKBCHIFtT OK VritlCR. Shylock, Mr. C.Kuan Laitni'clot U?bbo, Mr. Kosloy In,he, Mr I''iid r Hilt'iiaur, Mr Clarka Huw-anio, Mr. Wi^in Tubal, Mr. Hjwo Aiitoni', Mr K :,'vrn 'Md-.obbo, Mr. Uolni Utatia , Mr W ebuttr Portia, 11", O IC.!*>1 lureim Mr.Laigh Ncrisia, M;g.Ki.-o.oy Sali:ni<^ Mr Ci uwiiv Junan-a, Uho E. Muau^uu i'lilaiiio, Mr. Bovoa HAMLET. Hamlet, MrCK-uu ! ir?t Aotor, Mr TIHii <1 Kiuir. Hr L/iddtnr fi-c incl, Mf. I'au 1?ld Gtiint, JJr. Vnailvnliclf Ourivk, Mr. C. Ksui Hilonnii, JUr. y turr?u Qimd, Mr.i. ?V.i?nor Hi miii', llr Howe Uii!i?.i?, Mr?.Kinu latrl'a, Jtt. Ifkli Mi r *v Actr.rH, Hrd.lluoKirigli.iui Kituuoitmti, Mr. Cmnvuy 1 lit: HIHANUKR. The Straigcr, Mr. C. Hmn intuitu, Mr Mctidnn Huron Suiuiort, Ur '' Urn ll .llor, M a. U. Kuan 'il ul.'ouut, M IIiiau Llinnt*'3Midi Paint , Viiilng Irancm, Mr. V*?lwUr i liHrluiUs Vlrt. K? 1?> yoloiiioii, Mr f!?nt(i'i<n Savuyatil Girl, Mina P. il Pater, Mr. Kueliy 1 lie remainder u t ti* ua tn are not yet completed, but ,v,r. i.harle* viathoWH will play Ills origin*! cUaiho ter of Sir i harlea Coldstream. in U><f(l Upvir. liuckrtnne and Mr Ilartey will appear in ' liux ami Cox." and Mr. Wright ai Biliy Laokadly, with K. MulUvt t an the Admiral. Mr*. Charlea Keaa If Ktwecia. aiid Mir a Wooigar a* Laura, iu Simeibnttrte and Wives." biguor Verdi is iaid to be ilninhtnff two ."eoroB-one for St. J'eu'r?burgh and the oihi-r tcr Naples, It wai I for lhe former capital that Saiti introduoed oannon* ubtiligati iuto u " Te Deuui " Mr. IInDiy liuf.^U in giving concerts at tlia l'roe Trade Hull, Manchester. The (jiK.'jiow Cotnlilulioital says: ? "Wo learn th-v^ fr< m (he peculiar etrcr uj.-'ano . nouneiiioit with ib? recent fir- in the Theatre Adelphi, this authorities ami the chiil ri'|jti lute uclen I of ponce h*T<i considered it their duty 'o make a rigid investigation Into the matter. It would be improper to enter into d?tutU. but wh let 1 warrubtt'd in saying that wo beliere u aousldaritble ijUHiitity of lrei-fes, decorations, and properties. whioh eere huppntcd io bi? consumed, have bceu reaovered, hi.d uow lie In tbe I'aisley polloe-omee." M. Thai berg has arrived in London for the winter J hequitted V.euua juel betore the outbreak. Mr. Jhiiii'h Waliuck bat so fai recovered hii health ami strength at Harrogate, that he is expected to return to London in thu course ot a short time. It id, then for*, probable, that hit will shor'ly assume hi.'position as ttage manager at the Huyuiarket. Mr Leigh Murray ha? recovered front fcls late indisposition, aud will re appear at the Oiympio, aoon. Mr and Mrs. Kuan, are engaged to perforin at the Haymarket. Mr. U. V Brooke, tbe tragedian, will, we understand, shortly make his appearance at itie Olympic tlieatre. A new burlesque upon the subject of' Sbak-peari 'a Tewpsat." rt.ceotly produced with ?reat suoce?i in LIti ipool, is now in preparation at the Adelphi theatre. Tbe author is a young gentleman of Ltverpuul, ntuied, the nephew of the well known basso ginger, who went to Amerie*. Madame (>rUI and Mario have departed for France, but it is not expactcd that they will appear in public f^r some time. Vr Cofta h?a been appointed oouduotor of the Birmingham Muvical Festivul. Bruham has been singing at onncerta. whioli have lately taken place at Liverpool, with tne greatest success. Mr Itamford. with his talented daughter and sonhae given his vocal entertainment a", several place* in tbe counlieH of Worcester ?b4 lili>u#??c?r, -wild very great lurmi Mr. VbudenhcIT is about to become the lessee of the Theatre Jloyai, Liverpool. "All in the Wrong" will shortly bo rsvived at the Hay market, in wbitih Mr and Mrs Kuan. Julia Bennett, Mr Webster, Mrs Ulover, and the whole strength of the company will appear. Mrs. Kitiiwiillam will return to tbe Adelphi at Christmas. Mr. Buokatone will join th? ilaymatket corps at the same time. T*ie experiment of reJuoing the prloss of admission to Covett Uarden Theatre has been .juite Hucoceeful. 1 h? Ofotrrtr states For several sea* mi Mr Mar ready received JtlOOancl jt'liu a week in London ; and that lately, at a minor wieai id uo w?i mH i uuous som of ?-~>0 a night , that at another theatre, it le said, that i.'?oo a week was, la?>t season, paid to two porta. m era, which is a larger gum than is given to the ooinmandi-r-in-chitf of an army, the lord-uhanceilor. the cbiefjuttice of Kngland, or the minister. Dnr.RTion ok rut Theatrics i* Parh ?The prevailing distress in 1'itria, or the pre occupation of the public mind with matters of more importunes and mure mantel late interest. has notuhy thinned the theatres ol that capital. Of this wu have ?.n amusing nooouut in a recent ftuillrton of M Hector Helios. the muuc*l crltio of the Journal Je? Hrtiili. who is reviewing M. CiapiSFOn'a new opera of Jeanne 1m Fiilte, produced at Theatre de la Nation on Monday last. M. Berlioz bitterly laments the fad con' between the crovded bouees of the " old times" and the half empty benches ot tbe present before the revolution, It appears tbnt there was a regular system of Intrigue practiced by the amateurs, the ladle* (specially, to obtain tickets for the rehearsal of new operas, and on the "Urst night," the boxes were erowded with rank, beauty, and fathion ? "but now," add* poor Derlioc, "If you oncountcr a friend in the Hue Lepellel'er, on your way to the French Opera, for the purpose of assisting at tbe per- I foimance ot a new pieoe,an allusion to matters munoal only provokes a shrug of insouciance, and your polite olUrd a ticket of admission is met with the most chilling inditlerenee." M. Clupisson'ft opera was succesaiul, notwithstanding the thinness of tbe houae. Court ot Ueucral tteaalona. Belore the Uecorder and Aldermen Auauis and Kohler Dec. 20.? In the cote of Mury J-'jutlrr, indicted lor keeping a disorderly hou.-e, and in ehloh oa-e tbe defendant came into Court yesterday, on motion of the District Attorney it was ordered hy the Court that j Mary Kowltr stand committed to the custody of tne kteptr of the city prison until ttienue delivered by due i course of law. The Court this morning lixad tbe bail at |6C0 Tnalfor Grand Larctny?John Kr ink wan tried on a charge of bating stolen a portmanteau contusing clothing valued at J>43. Tbe property was alleged to 1 I bsve been taken from the foreeaitleof the Hbip gym- I nietry, while lying at th? pier <li ha.?t Hiver, in No- I Teiubt e last, The prosecution failed to prov a feloaiou t . intent, and the jury, without lcavlu^ their seat", ru- I I turned a Tirdiet of not guilty 1 Trial for Bur/clary -Wllliuin Dirlinston, alist Th<> I rrp.u Jobnion. alius Bristol Bill, was |iul upon bis trial I I charged with bur^l^y. in br> akiog into the store of | j a M Nailery, or tt) and 81 i'meetr. e:, on the i < f September livst, and stealing therefrom tip wards 01 JTu In cash, antl a number of p>> inis>ory notes, and ! I also two V S. Trearury notes of f>Wi> eacti l ue pri- j I soner is inpltadtd with John i laik atim Clarkson, i Juetph Munay m/iat Kadolifl, and i^arl-s Garret alia* < Wbi eler, the latter of wh?in wu.i trud and r^nviotod | | at alaieteim of this oourt. and ij now in the .State . j prison at Slog Sing. I < ii ahi t ? M.' Nan kiit sworn?la a grtner and liquor j | dealer at (ifl and UH I'm* struct, the at.irn extending i I through to Depejster. On the night if the ;Md Sept. j | last the doors of my store were t'aatati d, two doors 1 locked inrlde, the door of t>8 1'ine street lieing the on? out of which we pahSvd and locked, afkr having flrsfc I made all at cure within j tbe looks were <xorIleal one*. Witness t.roce, df d to enumerate the >rop-rty oen- I tnlued in bin ?afe. and whic h wae re.nnvM ua the nitflit | ( t the burglary. Witne?? testified that the prisoner bad been to bit place frequently pretloui tu the Uurglary; bo gsneraliy rami in duting the I ?> time, took ngifct?M klc. and d through Mr. lAanery ha* a t uinil room uied by bici an a place fjr the V. ausa.-Uon 1 of buclnris with captains of Teasels, mrrtlmnts ani i others, and sometimes pi rions who freqiii-nt the hjine ntirc ILcre to take a glass of ale. winn or p?rt?r ; It la not frequently used lor that purpose The Hiie in still before the court, only oue witness liaTlngl.tieii er vtuiatd Court of Oyer and Terminer, Eeforo Justice Kdmonds and AM Smith ani [)oilge. iliibroi Cffrfiu Cat* ? In He Mary /VuiAr.?Mrit Kowler. twice indicted for keeping a dlsordely hoiM in Sptmg atreet, was brought before the cturt M n;ornmg, by wiit of habrat enrput, to be dircbir<ed on bail. 'I he oaurt. after bearing the papem real. nril?r<d h?r to be remanded, saying that the Court oHienei?l Sessions might bail her If It thought propu. The court then adjourned Court calendar ? I'liNUny. CiictJIT < OUBT. ?36,81, W, 3(1,87,44.47, 49,64, 78, 77, 83, bf>. 80, 8T, 88, 89, 00 Si rt rior Coi ht.?J#, 50, 11", 1*28. 132 150, 0, 218, 7, 38, 70, lull, 31. 34, '2, 2.r> 14'2. lift 5,10,61, lid, 60, e0 76, 18, 74, 82, 149 81. )<>:!, 4?. 1'2'2, b0, 1. 8, 68, 67, 93 Common Tlic**.?l?t r?rt.?63, 69. 81.87.71, 71,75, 77 79. 81 83 2<1 168, 118, ltO, 68, 148, 163, 138, 178,180, 182 _ Dirkct Communication with kw York.?It ib tinde.mood that the Morae telegraph line to New Yoik, will to-tiny commence tending in'-ssasje* direct to that city, l>y metiiisoi the extension recently built tor ill'1 cm pore ol necuriog a direct communication httwetfii ihe twoeitie*. The w, re cro-uea ihe HudHon rivt r near the |>roinouotory, known is wkAiitPtiUaatifiua Lta^r, J Ml M j^E R A , 1848. City Intelligence. Tut riioi.nn* i he r-p'ii ?i u>? IIeaUh Officer thowR ?" rf ehol-ra cases, though 1?*< fatality tlian for a we?k past. Qu*h*ktixe, Dee. 30, 1848. Hit Honoh tiik MatohKour ca*e* of ctio.era have occurred** the Marine i 1 i>?r.?*t ?m?e v?teMay h report Three of the?e were old Inma'en of the Hospital previous to the arrival of the uhlp New Vork. Out of them proved fatal He*pectfully, ALEX II WHITING, Health Offloer A cane of cholera occurred at No. 101 Washington utrnit yeMerilay morning Tub patient i? a iJrrunn who arrive! about a week agi from Pittnburg. He hen been In the country a V'?r, >m| hn hid n > communication whatever with the p?meng?r? of tin bip Mew York. The following i? from tUe attending thjtician :? December 20, 1848- la,', P M. "Sib? 1 beg leave to report to you tbiit I >i?v'? b- n retju>Hted by Meaar* Ko* St Mvlogfiton to vnit a ?-?rintD. wlio*e pa*"atte wax engaged in one oftll-ilr hIiijm to rail to-day tor Havre, and who ??i taken ill tbn morning. ?t three a m., at Scbwart*'* Orrmao hot?l. No V t U aohirgton etreet 11 i- Olneane Ik Afiiauo iboifru lie >ih? been in thin country for i*ig1"e?n month*, r- -irtliig at rictuburg. aud arrived la New Vork one WB6K unci). " i nun dih r>?*en no interoourfe tlii< iirrEon mid the emigrant* who o*mn out in the New York. " Respectfully yours. "K. CAMI'UKLL SI'KWART. ' To Si.i ii Okkb. M.I).. " Resident I'hyslciau, Major'* oHSce " The pttii ni above nlluaed to died til fnur o'clock, yet- crduy i furnoi.n. having received n > in?4leal as. distant e during the lir-t nine hours of hi* Ilium', nor uutn l)r tvi-wiiri ? us tx-m tor. at which time tliv du eii f .'mil nliendy advance 1 to the Ht?|<e of oollap*e. Nkw \oi.k On* T?icr Sooner* ?'l'he Nh* Vork City Tract Society lie,d their twonty-oeeuod anuiteitary at the Tabernacle lu*t eveuinj. t'leatteuduncn ou tin- occasion, was lurffe considering the uupleaiatt weathir which prevailed at thu tiui.'. i he President of the Society, the lie*. Than. Ue Witt, D. L)., took the chair. Ainu ihe delmry of u prayer, by the R?v J. O. Thompron. ihereport of the I'rfcttturir was read It appears that the lit Ctipu. tor the last y?ar, hn?e been $13 SMS 8i Kxpeudilurrs l?i,04'* 00 Balance on hand $245 Si '1 he ltev. Uaiic OreV'ard read the anaual report, from which we extract the loiltwlng : "Wo have now 18 wieHlouariei", 111 of whom have Hie Mijit-i \ iri' u vi uw* " ". ... ?... flu city ; another devotes alt. utiou to the tJ*ruian population ; una the other is our missionary to se?men. Ui-sitls these, there was, during nine m >n In nf the yeur. a miulonary to immigrants. Kiom the reports pr*sented to the Board, it appi'srs t';at the average nunber of vistters, during the year has b-eu Mfcl j the present number id 1 ZIO. occupying tUeir stated districts, ouilii>g mon'.hly upon each I'-mi'v. and moie frequently in pirticular oases. 1,024,140 tracts, romprl.-iiig 4,716,851 pages, have beeu disiributtd ; 1 bibles, aud 880 testaments, supplied ; (ikl)4 vilnuies leMt , ii JsO children gathered lulu Sabbath, aud 22G into publio schorls ; lb I persons ludnoed to attend bible classes. RL'l 2 3S to attend eburrh ; 1,627 district prayxr jiett tings held ; 1 05ft temperance pledges obtained, 17 backslider* reclaimed; l<u pert on* hopefully converted ; aud 1 ii converts united with evangelical cbuiches." Tiik Wkaiiikr?Contrary to the expectations of the meet accurate prognosticvors, yesterday turned out one of the most dl'agreable days of thesnasm. Not once during the whole day was the sun visible. At an early hour In the morning the city was envelop..J in a dense (eg and at noon the rain b'gtn to fall, which continued without intermission uutll a late hour last night The air was oold. aud the sfr -e's filled with U.UI*. and water The night came on dark and gloomy, and there was every indication of a protracted storm. Wuin Primasv Ki.kctiojis ?Ti;e whlgs held their ward eleetijns yesterday, throughout the city, for the election of the ward and general committees. The day parsed very quietly, though there was a good deal ot interest manifested, as the election will have a partial hearing on the nomination of the candidates lor the next eharterelection. Km n.?A lire broke out on Tuesday night, In a carpenter's shop on !16th street. b?tween Sth and Hth avenues, which was entirely destroyed. Two oottagas a*ar by were considerably injured. A tire broke out about bait past 5 o'olook on Wednesday morning, in a spice factotj 'o Water street, urn.' i'J*e slip, wfcioh was partially destroyed. China and thk .Chinese. ?In a few days our citizens will have a better opportunity tlnu ever before, to become acquainted with the ' Celestial Kmpire" ami its myriad* of inhabitants, by viewing the richest collection of Chinese curiosities and works of art ever ihown out of china. We allud'* to the Chiuese Museum. for which a building of Tory large dimensions h is jui-tbetn erected romiei t< d with the tJranitc Houna in Bioadway, above Spring street, bslongiug to the Coster estate. 'I'Jw roil otton !b exclusively Chinsse. aud ""t"""" c vervthmir that is rare and concern. iii); .but most curious ami distant uatlon. Mh.IUmblin.- ltupdf*rn L?jr hi* advertisement, that notwithstanding hih immense losses. this gentleman is, with bis umiuI promptitude. niaking arrangements to adjUht ail claims against him It id somethingf?r Mr llumblin, t r any other m*o. to be able to nay that, an.M m11 ruineus reverses, b? ban always paiil every just claim against him to the utmost dollar, and he Mill uudoubtedly do co still within a reasonable time KiUKArriMi ?The following wm scot to us yester d?y. We Rive it far what It is worth:?A worthy colored, in pursuit <1 work la Duane street, was ibis nitrning islitd by two white men, to company. tLrust Into a carriage prepared for tbs purpose, where be vik-- andcafltd. and immediately driven to the foot ol Liberty ?t?e*t, acd sent south lu the 1'hlladelphla tiuJu at V o'olock lVlegraphie despatches hare been sedl kfttr th?ni. and they will probably be stopped In i'hiladtlpliia and prosecuted for kidnapping. Tnr Shii- Joinf.hs' Bai.l.?The Ship Joiners' Association of this city gave their annual ball,'at. I'atnmany Hall, on Tuesday evening. There were about four hundred paitleipauts in the festivities of the ocotsioo. The uffociation is formed of soma of the runt re?peotuhle uechanias. and it was therefore, ^raiifyiu; to tbe friends of the members to see so larg< a tura-out. The lair oompauions of the worthy arumteots of rnariue iplendcr would compare favorably with tbo?a attendant on any of the balls Of the season Aa a^reeab e evening was enjojed by all. aud no doubt a bauds' me sum added to the treasurer's box Tur Nr.w H a v r fi Railroad ?This road, conueotlng this city and Boston. It is expected, will be ready for travel on Monday next, when tbe pissage will bo made in a single day. The laborers are now busily engijed in cemplttiDg the track in Canal street, and if tne lm. provements are carried out, wtiich are now anticipated tbe dipot will be so convenieut, that the ?teamb?at lines will be a'.mof t. it' not entirely, deserted It is con teaiplated to lay down a single tiacfc from Caunl stroel through the alley aiijoiul National Hall, and haveiht par?euger depot immediately in the rear 01 the Apoltc io? idf. to b? reached front ilrnad*?y by an aro'irf*y A better place for a depot oould not be found any wh?r? tu the olty. while It will not tend tu ob.Uruot the padrage in any street To most of the lar?.? hotel* it ii n.ueh more oon?tnlent and cany of acoi.** than thfl landing places ol the (.team bouts. winch It a re4 jr irrrat consideration with the travellingcotnmumcy. especially with ladies, who have auch a dread of pus-lu.? through the Sound In time ot the storm and fog Witii this there can be no Impediment. but the ^r?*U-nt OTtulnty u ay be hntt-rtaic -d of reaching Buntou ou the same day the cars h are this olty. 1<UW llitelllfgcnrr. An A it* mftkn<>u Thursday, George Smith, ol 0.<lioe?, w an put on ir:nl before the (>>er and '1 ti miner, Judge I'arker mid Justices Conner ard Hart presiding, lor highway robbery. 1 a?s prisoner had ingratiated hiiiisell with the prosecutor, and led him through som" by-path, where he encountered two confederates, Le C'l;ire and another, Who robbed the prosecutor?the prisoner all the time holding his hand and preventing his resistance, though allecting entire ignorance of the other parties, and pre tending to pursue tliem after the robbery. The prosecutor swore that he had no doubt that the prisoner wus the person who had thus decoded him. Two well dressed, respectable looking ludies, ap|*area on the stand as witnesses lor the delence. Uuc. MarfijaretwHacon, swore that prisoner ^as at her houfe, in Wilhainsburgh, on the day in (juestion, attending thetuneral of her child ; '.he other, Mrs. Julia Conckltn, swore that the had seen prisoner in New York on the day ol the rolbery, and had accompanied him m an omnitus on her way to her residence in Twelfth street. After a protracted cross-examination, the Ikttei witness v as incidentally uuestioned in relation to the tide up Hroadway, and said that the prisoner had left the omnibus at Thirteenth street, and that Mie had continued on. The so-called Mrs. Bacon had sworn to the day ol the burial of her child, and the prisoner's attendance at the luneral; bui w hen indirectly approach 1 by iptestions as to the ol the child, when it was born, ifcc ,theie wai a discrepancy manileat, such as n? mother could IIHYC lUliril JIIUI 17 Ilicic: rnui, nvc W1 lIlfMrp, morever, proved with tolerable accuracy ihr (>resenre vl iIip prisoner in West Troy, on the d^y in i|ue*tion. Alit r the summing up, the iury retired, and in five minutes returned with a verdict of guilty. Judge i'arker instantly issued a beadi warrant tor the arrest ol the two women, and afterwards sentenced prisoner to .State prison for life, as an admonition to scoundrels,thiit however pleasant this ; getting up an alibi" is, when successful, it but increases tlie certainty of conviction, and the weight ot punishment, when attempted through tht- means of perjury Mrs. Coucklin wasarrested, and is in jail. The other woman escaped.?Albany Ailat, JJee. I!>. Court or nil Uurm Status. Don. 18 ? No. 17?1J. .VtcLauj;hliii. appellant, vs. the Bank of I'utoiLuo. Th? Hrrfuiiixiil < f ihi' o iu?? W is o.nuuimi by Mei-ari. autl l:t?du jr for Ui? ?;i<i Ojf Mi. iixiut iur ta? ? ?WlKHi LD TWO CENTS. Pollw Iiitelll|{riic?. Snluclion and 1'unou ?A Vet/ uliinultr CM* OOCiir! r*tl at the police court j?h< erJtiy, b-tore Junttce L.O| ibrp. m which an io'i-re?iiuK young wjra?u h?r>*lf up 10 tbn police authority *, to ai? Imvio^ alifi{?<l tiiatt-be bud taken ctr*?-iiic It appear* that about X .. u.uo jvr in UNjr killtuodu. > > < 11 XI ^ W un:in, WHOM fuoi' nan concealed by a green fail. hurried up tfta Irtmt atepa of the TouiImi. nod proceeded into onn of tbe aide rooina at ilia police office, occupied by the o(Bcere. tiii'l nai l tu < (liter Hurley. " I bom oume bare to I bave taken ar.eiiJo run ofHonr at tir->t tnought it was a juke, but on lifting up her roil, ha reoogntewd a fara tie had ?eeu in a h<>ui>? "t ol-reput < Httua'^d at No. hO It 'a<ih street a abort timeaince. and knowing at tbe time fri m her own aoKnowiedgatenta, that aba ?M atieih victim to tbat oioda of 11 to, an 1 from the a?olli d iti b of tier npytaiiuoa, ft? tell aauatleti tuat K u i tLn.< wan wrniiK km the w,ia evidently alolt Mr. Builey u< nduotrd hit before Justice [.othrp and that Mt.rihy magistrate altira few inin'itea oonvei-alion, tic mediately sent for lir. Mnovllle, of the oily prison, wli i torthvlth applied tbe atomarb puinp to tna uufortuuttt^ Klrl MUU ireiy anon relieved Her atomaoh of ail the poi-onoun Milxiaoce. Tha oiroumittanoaa whioh led to ibe attempt at aeif destruction, and the aeduclion of itie poor girl, ttre brielly ai follows : ? About nix Wt*k? a o, ehx vialted thia oity, from bar j ateulH residence, on |,uug laiaud, having f *rnt *<t a vary atron^ attainment io a youug una by ttia name of David . (we regret we Iikvh not the name to nil iii itm blank; ?ainvr<luK?'. bold of It, we chilli give it to lliu public.) with wnom she vialted the theatre ; and tbat night, ho induced her to visit a hou?e in 'i'holuaa atr?et. wbere he sucje?d.-d In aci ci ti.plfiling tua villanoua designu. Tan utxt l?y, In ! placed her to brar<l, fur a kuoi t lima, at her nouvn a, Dltualed it) Wa?hitit<tun street ; but, bejomiug tired | it' I tie location, aba positively reailved to bucomo a | boat d> r In a bouse ot pu b io pr i.'titutton ; and three veilm ago 1 h-t I ue-lay i.lgitt, alio took board la a bouea of i hat tleacriptiua, ritualed ?< above etatad. In i Keade strtet, where aha remained a?<r.,tedfrout her re! lat < r and trleuda. e?napt lh? nMWliliil vlilM of thil | Pav.a , ulioii. it aeema, she loved butter than 1 bar <it.n I In \est-rdftv morning for what purpose is j )> t to l r kuowo. thin IMvid brought 'he cousin of thU ifcfa' ;,irl t<? Hie b<iui>? wh?r? nhe *?< boarding. | '1 hi ai l the t>liauie whiort attended the ' kuowlvou- of her degradation. almost turned her | cu7,y. iihi) *be decided hi ou t* lo leave the tauu e, aud ; ncooi UiUKly ?tnted t >r I'lulad iptiia ; on arrivinj at JftN j City, ?h? concluded not to no, but ticoinmlt ' nulcide, mid for that pnrpo-e. she went iuto it ' J i u vt noif, and arh*il to purehnte pome arsenic. The cleik looked at bi<r, and na p <c'iii( ?he m'Kht wish to oommi.t foiin< rash net towarda herself. refused to fell any She then purchased a tooth trimh anii other "mall article*, and then rati?w>-d her appli -atloa for the arfenic, HtatmR that ?he wau'eil to Kill some rats The clerk then put up come white powder, which re sen bled arpenic. uml hhn?i"l a * in nit portiuu oa the end (it a kcife. and lu farmed her thai that w?a enough to kill any one After leaving the atore, slie took an ocrgf ii n to i imt another Hore and in a gla'H of water f-be took nearly half of the arnenlo and noon ?h? was taken with violent vouiiunx. On orotning the furry boat, tihe took the balance of the powder, by putting a little rpital In her hund, and roll'O^ the powder up Into a pill, nwHllow?d it down Thin caused renewed vomitinn; ??"! ?n the terry boat landing, nhe took a carriage aijd drove at once to her boarding house, in lt?ade ctrect, which phe entered in great hi?tn, paying " I have taken amebic ; give me come ink and paper ; I have not lorg to live " ' Oh," raid the land ady, ' you must not tin here " " No," said hhe, I d"n't int-nd to, Leoaufe you have been too good to me ; hut I unnt d ? somewhere, and I am going up to the Tombs to die." and off fhe started. Thin alarmed the landlady, wlio went out in search of the nun David, bnd uear the foot of 1! a J? streot she met blm. and crmmunlraud tbe fx",of the pclaon David started lmmeuiaitly lor tli? i'uubf, ?ml arrived Just in time to witness the effects of the stomach puuip on the victim of bis induction. The name of this unf?rtuait? girl, who is but in her ninteenth year, is Hotline Kgan, although the name she gave and went by at the boarding houfe. was -'Reckless Burtha " (Certainly a Tory appropriate one for tue course she had Un^ii.) Roseline is not to aay handsome, yet very good looking, and possesses au excellent eduoation. Tne brother or Kofeiiue ?a< in a terrible state of excitement, having been sent tor under the supposition that his sister w&k going to die; but under the skilful treatment of Dr. Soovi'Ie, she was placed out of dimmer, aud the magistrate committed h-r to the kiod care of ,Ur? Ko?ter. the matron of the city prison. Aa soon a* ?h* im? placed in her charge, two women were ordered to watch her. as she was evidently laboring under a severe mental dlsrangement. A despaton was sent for her father, who is expeated to arrive in town to-day. when auoh slept will be taken, under the adviceofJust.ce l.otbrop. a? will be deemed necessary tor her future welfare It 1j suppo?ed that the clerk in the drug store gave her seme 'aitar emetic instead of arsenio, fearing that she Intended to "commit suicide as the ijuantlty of powder taken, had it been artenic, would have caused death beyond a doubt. I'amint Hud Monty.?A man, by the name of John W. Brown. was arretted, yesterday, on a charge of parsing a counterfeit flu bill, purporting to tie on the Tompkins County Dank, in payment for a bottle of wine, valued at $3. on Maria Adams, of No. 3 hrauklin street. Justice Lothrcp held him to bail to answer the charge. ____ 8up?rlor Court> Before Cblnf Justice Oakley. Dec 21.? Dow, PitUhury \ SunH/uril vs Julian Chufltlain X Eliiit I'onrtrl.? This la an action to recover f>7?3 36. a proportion of general average arising out ot an accident whioh occurred to tbe brig Charlotte, c t' wl ich plaint ill* areowiiera. iu oomin^into this . .. III.I. v,,,...,.!,..,. IU 17 I * .... . ttfrir coming loalde the Hook thu captain acted as bis own pilot, mid flood up tb? Bay until he ctm* nmt Komtr's (honl ; the tide was setting out strongly, in eoL?ec|iieuee of which the brig to >k a shear, and was driven on the nboal, where ?he grounded In order to get her off. It became Decenary to unload her,for wbioh purpose lighters and a*teauiboat had to be taken down, the whole expense of wht ib amounted to $1 32(1 50, the defendant'* proportion cf which In *77:: Ait. the hiih (ought to be recovered-they heing owner* of the largest portion of the cargo. The principal defeuoe In, that plaintiff* are bound to show. aftlrmatively, that there 1< a general U'sge for oaptalus to navigate their own Terrell* into tbi* port, or else that the;/ mu<t show that the ekill of the captain of the brig Charlotte wan erjual to that of the New York pilot", for navigating vrsrel* into this port Adjourned J.c vs. Haziaul ? In this cause the jury rendered a verdict for tbe plalntilf, for $1,100 00 Before Judge Stuidford. Jul,ii U.Valt vi ketolve.rt St'/ilirnt- -Thin U an act ion for a malicious prosecution. It apoeared that a man nanit d Kendail took the promises 173 Bowery from the ?!eft ndii nt. in 1843 for one year.and afterward*renewed the l*afotrom year to year, until the year 1817, when Kendall became embarrassed ||i< then aligned hi* Interest in the pretnUes to bate, for the b?nedt of hit creditor*. It *us s'ated that Kendall ba4 mid* various i Improvement* on the premine* while he occupied them, > and fo contriTed tlie?e iinpreveiiiHUt* that they did not attach to tbi freehold, and might be removed ; without any dlstttrbatiee or damage to defendant'a ) property I" I*'" Meph?n* Insisted upon a surrender i being n ude to hlni of the premise!; the pltlntilT and KenanII consented to give up the premises, hut prei vie us to doing bo, took down their improvement*, and carried th< m oil. In fo doing Stephen* allege* toey c< minuted n tri rpiiKn on hia premise*. aad aaa*e<i i them both to be indicted in the f'ourt of General Se.*i (ton*. They wore afterward* tried, and it *??<ns. according to counsel'* *tateia-nt. the Recorder directed the jury to acquit b*te, and he wm atterward* examined a* ft witness for Kendall. The prrsent suit In bp ught to recover oam* res for the pr.>*r cutlon Th? c'etindKnt hud not gone iato his defence when the court adjourned. Smilht a Linr el oln.? In this n?ui>' a non initira* granted. and the jury ??>re<?d the val'i* uf defendant l.iurh' propi it} at f 1 661 'Jl. and the damages $88 l>5; and the property of the other dufend.m's at $2f?7 72, and ttieir dnrocges at $14 i>7. Iiii is._ I.* [JiNi'o ? l)i ritiont. ? Vauric* Wedeles te | Maurice Me>er m C. Booaffe rial ? ' i1tin-nt of non. mlt. L)itrtnilt Se>inour -Motion lor na? trial Jnnied. Adams aili Uiifbane ?Votion for new trial dented, j Nnntri ?rf? tVa-aon.? Motion for new trial il?ni>d. 1 L>ird ?<(? I>arny ?Motion lor neir trial deuie4. l>ari hy is Dord?Motion for new trial d?ui?d Darby u?. t.nnrie ? Judgment foTpliintlJT Sinn u?. S*iue,? Judgment lor plaintiff Mead plaintiff In error, r?. Tel er defendant iu error - Ordered that tfe? rul? en| tertd in t!.i? chimp. iMt Saturday, be amended no a< ' to read? Judgment rtter*ed with oo?t?. Reyoold.dei fendant ia error, ait Baker, plaintiff in error ? Ordered that the rule entered in tbia e*u?e la?t ,itm day. be amended ?o m to read ? Judgment affirmed with 00?U. Copy rule -Ordeied that a ,p.oi?l term of tbia court., for the trial of l?iue* of ;art. b* held on ;he flrat Moiiday of Janaary,and tbat the *aaie be continued until the ieC.?nd Saturday of January, unless the Jye''4,;c holding the term ?h*U otherwise d rect No ju.igtttent, a* in oa'e of a nonsu t. will be ;ran'ed .... ?.to at toe term hereby . ordered. Th? buidnes. ?< ^0,?1 \ 1 mence on Tuesday Jauuary % at 10. A M. The Sditof c?uw ftrtli? general term tn January, w^U not^ie taken up until the ?pecl*l term in closed, : ?c?t tKtl-'noriri., and appeal, ui.-ijfb, .ubattLd m the first Saturday of tbe term. Two panels of jurois will l>?? 'Irawn for the January apeoiai teria. 1 Clrrntt Com 4. ! Before Justice Kdmondi. I JatKtl Such v The National Safely Insurance Co.? This in an action on policy of tn?uranoe, to mcovrr the sum of $7 tOO The plaintiff kept a school at Newtown . Long Island, and occupied e*t?oai?e prwunsee th?re, upon which he effected the policy in <{Ue?tion at tbe defendant'* office. for $H 400 In separate sums On the n'ght of the 2.">th or afl:h of Novtuiiior, 1848, while Mr and Mrs. Such were at a party at Mr Seaman'*, about three miles i (I a spark from the hall store which communicated with the copola ignited it, aid the whole building, together with It* t> on ten's censistingottbn furniture, the wardrobe of Mr and Mrs. Such and their children, and the library of Mr. Such, was con Mimed; the ealue of which they claim to be $7 tOO. The entire day waa occupied tn fflring testimony of the quantity of property deatroyeJ, and its value Adjourned. k'ingAutij el al vl Maine ?Verdict for plaintiff, assessing the properly at $275 flft Common I'lra < , Refore Judge Ills hi.' ;f 1"* Fn'tr ifn r I HiCthitl. V jut >i if * i si 111 Jr.k ra in tkii, vevis*

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