Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 7, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 7, 1849 Page 2
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r ______ NEW YORK HERALD. Rorlhweit corner of KtUton end We?en Itii JAMKSUOROONBENNETT, PROPRIETOR. THE DAIL Y HUM ALU?Tiro edition! every day. two cent! per coy\?%7 per annum The MORNING EDITION is Kblisned nl b o'clock A. M , and distributed before Breakfast; i AFTERNOON EDITION can be had of the netosboys at t o'clock. F M. THE H 'EkiKLY HERALD.?Sixpenee per copy?%i per inntem The edition tor ci tseln ion on 'hie Amr lean Continent < published every Satvrd y : the cdi'ion for European cirrutn nted in Freneh and English every mail steam packet day. ttybse ipti'in M <*' per annum, to include postage. ALL LETTERS by matt, for subscriptions, or vnth adver Usesneat,. to be post paid, or the postage will be deducted irom the mow y emitted. VOLUNTAR YCORRESPONDENCE, containing important news, solicited from utiy uuarter of the world; if meed, will be liberally , aid for ADVERTISEMENTS. 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MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway, Neat Broetas?OflMrTl MumBA SOCIETY LIBRARY, Broadway, Dear Leonard-New Or. Uaai BEftBNADERS'. ALHAMBRA. Broadway, near Prince?Band*, Lrnt ft Co'*. American CUnVi. ZOOLOGICAL HALL, Bowery?Tan Amrursh ft Co'*, Mr iMkii. MBLODBON, Bowery -Whitee Sirknatira, fto. KEMP'S LYCEUM, Chatham S'luare? Ethiopian SerenaBlk*, fto., fto. New York, Sunday, January 7, 1840, The rabRcatlnn of the Mneurm II an ami oommenced y outer * day at fifteen minnfi e p<st tliree o'clock, and finished at thirty minute* pa-t six o'clock. Four Days Later from Kurope, The steamahip Washington is id her seventeenth day. She has, undoubtedly, met with strong head wmda. She may arrive at any moment. ANOTHER CALIFORNIA. HERALD. MAP OF THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO. die., die., die. The California Herald, No. 2, will be published early to-morrow morning. It will oontaln all the additional Intelligence that Bay arrive from California to the hour of publication, together with the movements throughout the country, of the migrating parties, fto. It wttl be illustrated with a splendid map of the Bay of San Franolsco, with all the soundings and islands therein, oare- i fully delineated This will be a very valuable number to tboee who are going by sea to the gold region. Agents are requested to send in their orders as rapidly as possible for tbis number. Single copies sixpence. Annexation of the Island of Cubs. It will be seen by the reports ol the debates published in this day's Herald, that the subject of the annexu'ion oi the island ut Cuba to the United States, has produced c.uite an excitement in Congress. When it was first broached in the columns of this journal, some of our cotemporuries attempted to throw discredit over our statements, and ridiculed the idea as much as they could The truih is, however, that all we stated concerning the matter, are fixed facts. From the character of this debate, and the persons who took a hand in it, it seems there is a strong party in Congresa in favor of the annexation of that island; and one of the members of the Senate went so far a> to say that General Taylor, the President elect, was committed in favor ot it. This subject, we have no doubt, will be much agitated in Congress and throughout the country dur- * ing the ensuing tour years; and in connection with the slavery question, it may produce results which no one can anticipate at the present time. There is a strong disposition in the Southern States in favor ot the annexation of this beautiful island, but the North is just us much opposed to it, on slavery grounds. Between this time and the lth of March, 1852, the question muy be carried in Congress, simultaneously with the annexation of Canada. By this double measure the North and the South wou'd be satisfied, for there would be an equal gain to esch, and the interests and feelings ol each would be balanced. It is certuin that the slavery question, which is creating such a commotion and agitation throughout the country, will never be settled as long asCuba remains in her present position on the one side, and Cunuda on the other. Removal of the Capital to Cincinnati.?In ( order to get rid of the exciting subject of slavery in the District of Columbia, and put it at rest for ever, it is proposed that the wtiole of whit re. mains of that district, after the retrocession of portioB ot it which originally belonged to the State of Virginia, be ceded back to the State of Maryland, Virginia having same time since received her part. The public buildings, and the ground on which they are located, are, however, proceed to be reserved to the use of the United States lor the present. But it seems that this movement is intended only as a |*eliminary measure towards removing the capital to Cincinnati, or some other point we6t ot the Alleghur>ies. This is a measure which, it is contended, will soon be necessary, in consequence ol the great growth and increasing importance of the Northestern and Western Statea. When we reflect upon the great increase of imputation that has been taking place in the Northwest mid West for the last few years, it is very probable*that by the time t!ie next censui | shall have been taken, those regions will be en ] titl< d to as much representation in Congress a ; will exe/cise a controlling influence in the Iegis lation ot the Union. In this point of view, therefore, we would no' ' be surprised if a measure of this kind were carried I into eflect before ten yeais. With the great in I cr? use of population, and the growing importance oi 1 those distant regions, it will be a matter of neces- 1 nit) to huvc the seat of government more centrally situated than it now is in Washington. We are I induced to think too that it would b: a judicious movement The sentiment of the people of that region of the United States, is much stronger in favor ot preserving the integrity of this confederacy, than that of the South generally, or of the nnrtinn of the North: and the removal ol the capital there would nuke that Bentiment still trouper, and have the tendency to add to the permtiiience of the Union, although it might give a prejonderating influence to that portion of the country. This, however, cannot be avoided; influence will increase in the name ratio with population. It it) a happy thing lor the welfare and permanence ol this confederacy, that the sentiment in thone regions is so strong inl*vor of preserving it, and that the ultras of the North and South consist of materials volatile, as well aa being without strength or organization. Jack Frost and tub Opkba ?During the pist week the Opera has become very thin, and the sleighing has been very fine, although Benedetti and Trufii never sung belter. Mr. Fry lias certainly met with a most serious opposition in Jack Frost and the fine sleighing If Jack Frost should continue his opposition for a week longer, we think it probable thgt the Opera will ba shut up altogether. I Mors Cabinet Makino-^-Colokei, Wrrb far Secretary at War.?Our cotemporarice of the prrsi*, throughout the couatry, are still busily engaged in constructing cabinet* for General Taylor, as well as filling the various department* and all the ini| ortunt and profitable posts under the new government. One curiou* stick of timber, thrown up in the recent freshet, which we have seen, is that which we find in a neat country paper, published at Dundee, a small town in Yates county, of this State. It is called ThtJlecorA, and is conducted by E. Iloogland. From its rich and interesting columns we extract the following high hoist, concerning our cotemporary of the Courier and Etu/uirir:?Jiiuti Watson Win ?Few Individuals connected with the press have reoetved a larger share of aatunanv and abuse tbaa the gentleman whose name heads this article : and few. we believe, have been more unjustly assailed or more wantonly attaoked. than Col Weoh But amid all the vituperation heaped upon his devoted bead, ha bae stood up like the ohlvalric gentleman that be is, and laughed his traducers to soorn ? lived abors then, and lived them down. Durinc the recent political campaign he has he an confessedly ths head and froi^t of the Taylor party In thle State; he It wm who ret to* hall lo motion, and immediately after the battles of Palo Alto and Iterant predicted the deration of the General He It was with the indomitable courage and peraereranee for which be la dietlnulebad. that stood for months and mouth* almoat alone to bear up the oau>e of bla farorit* candidate against an opposition snoh ae no candidate has erer before encountered; but there stood <-ol Webb, firm, undaurted reliving hla half-hearted friend*, and dealing blow*, th'ck. feat. and poar-rfu', against hi* opponent* We watched and admired the noble energy and oonsummata ability displayed In warding off attack* and direotlng horns thrusts un">n the enemies of Gen Taylor. Battling firmly f-r his cause and bnrllng defiance to the raging multitude of political trader* arrayed against him. ha ha* triumphed - bis manly cours* was victorious? and to Col Webb more than any other man in the northern section of the Union, la Gen Taylor indebted for hi* nr mination and election During the whole oempafgn be never be mean ?d himself, never descended to low blackguardism, nor onnde?oonded to bandy epithet* with any one but faithfully npheld the dignity of the neweoaper press and the eanae h? had espoused: and could we reach the ear of the President eleot, we would suggest that among all hi* friend*, hs could find none in whose wisdom, prudence, and honor he could more safely confide than In Col. W?hb Al a oabinet counsellor, be could at all times he relied on; as a friend, trusted; and the example should be set ol giving the public pTess a representative In the caSloet. Col. Webb was formerly so offWr f Men'enant?hi* title of Colonel la only a militia matter] in the United S'.stes army, ie skilful a politician t*leuted. and well informed on every subject of government that distinguishes and befits the statesman He would adorn He war office, and do honor to the ailminiit--ation, at welt at good ternite to the country in that position Well done, good fellow. This is going the whole hog, with a vengeance. Col. Webb, wj underderstand, is a candidate for a foreign mission, either at Berlin or Vienna; but this new kink in cabinet making puts him in the war office. Well, probably he will be as good there as in the other place, until he can speak German. He is equally as well qualified as many who have filled the war office for the last few years. But our cotemporary of Dundee seems to make a little mistake in sur. ming up the services of Col. Webb io the cause ol General Taylor. Our respected cotemporary of the Courier and Enquirer certm ah did not "set the ball In motion" after the battles of Palo Alto and Itesaca. That ball and that prediction were first set in motion and made in the columns of the Arm York Herald. Colonel Webb, of the Courttr and Enquirer, discountenanced all the movements in favor of General Taylor until sometime in Janunry, 1813. Indeed, in '46 and '47, upon several occasions the Conner and Enquirer made an attempt to bring out the name of General Scott for President; but finding no response in any quarter he dropped General Scott, and as a dernier resort, and in absolute necessity, our Wall street friends then came out boldly for General Taylor. This was a short time before the whig convention met in Philadelphia, when there was every indication that that body would tak? up the heroofBuena Vista. Yet we do not urge these facts in derogation of the chances of Col. Webb, either to become Minister at War, or Envoy to Berlin or Vienna. When at last he did come out, we are happy to confess, he did good service to the cause, and helped to bring about a revolution which many persons have taken ibe credit of starting or directing, without being well entitled to any such credit. But for his nomination to the war oflice. This is jne additional stick of to the cords of wood which have been collecting for the last few weeks, for the purpose of manufacturing a durable and permanent cabinet for Gen. Taylor. We have nearly a dozen of new names which have been brought cut for places in the cabinet during the last few weeks. What their chances may be wo will investigate at our leisure. In the meantime, we understand Col. Webb will oe at Washington previous to the inauguration and during the opening( of the new presidency. He will then have an opportunity of asceitaining from Gen. Taylor, in person, what his chances are either for the war department or the mission to Berlin or Vienna. We *ieh li m a 11 lots of luck, and think he can hardly tail, as he is evidently determined be something anyhow. Another Bevolution.?Brazilian Tea.?A few days ago we received, through the Brazilian Embassy at Washington, two samples of tea, grown ind manufactured in the Brazils, which, in point if quality, do not differ much from the ordinary issortments of a similar kind, so largely imported uto this country from Cmiton. The samples are two kinds?ths one black, and the other green or hyson, and were grown and prepared at the botanic garden of the city of SuroPrfrto, Province of Minas-Gerais. Having sjient our New Year's day amidst the tnew heaps and beautiful scenery of the Hudson opposite the Palisades, we had an opportunity of testing the flavor and strength of these teas, during that brief retirement to enjoy the comforts of a country fire-side, as well as the excitement of a sleigh-ride along the Hudson bank. As well as we can judge of such an article, we pronounce both samples to be excellent. Indeed, we are led, Irom these samples, to ei|>ect to see, at no very distant day, a considerable tiade in tea springing up between New York and the HraztK; and we ihould not be surprised to find, brfore half a century shall have passed away, that among the other revolutions of the times there will be a signal revolution in the tea trade. Tiik Choi.>*a.?There is every reason to believe hat the cholera, if it was the Asiatic cholera at all, its expended its force and become extinct at Quarantine. There have been no new cases or deaths lor the last three days, and the Hoard of Health have discontinued their Besaions. The ttulh is, there has been a great deal of unnecessary alarm on this subject; and the panic which prevailed here a abort time since was created by certain |*rreons, aided and assisted by certain journals, the /.'repress being the head and front of them, for speculative and selfish purposes There is no question that the intereets of the city have suffered in a great degree l>y the psnic, so much so that we do not think a uimricr ?f mil. lion ol dollars would repair the damage. Naval lntrlll(?nrr. The following In a correct lint of ofllocrs of the U. S frigate St. Lawrence. In the port of Southampton, Kogand. After taking in Here* ehe would tail for Lisbon to winter in the Tag* e. and will return to Southampton in April, prertoua to a summer oruiae In tbe Baltlo and a rWIt to Bremen and St. Peteraburgh. ('aptalu?Hiram Pauldiog. Lieutenants- Henry K. HnfT. W lingers Taylor, Chariest; Barton. KrnnctsB. Benehaw. kdmund Lanier, Joseph Adams. Purser ? Krnrcie B. Stockton Surg-on?Oh) M.CIymer Passed Aes't Surgeon J O'Cooeor Barolay Asa's Surgeon E K. Carrlngton Aoting Master-Passed Mid Koxball A Parker Pasted Midshipmen-Samuel P. Carter Jobn K. Hart. WlMam M. ((amine William W Low, Walter V (Hills, Jamee K Jouett. Watson Smith, 1 boron* K Klllebrown, William K Mayo. Marshal J. Smith. Kdmund W llenry Midshipmen - Salmon Bu?ll, Cbanes E Tborbura Henry Krbeo,jr . Jobn Irwla. Llmts Marines-1st Benj K Brooks; id A J Hays. I aptaln'a Clerk ? ( hares kraneis Purser's do?Win. H. Needles Chaplain-Ed ward Eaton A eblp of flee hundred tous burtsen is now la aonrsa of construction at St. Lou's, and when taiabad, aha will he rent direet to 8au Kraaotsoo, Another nerelty In navlgatlpn. mileaqk op Mkssenobks an 3 Mbxbirs op ookokbss ? Marsa Greele. t* making great fun tu the ll?use ot Representatives, at Washington, as well as in hia paper, the Tribune, in New York, about the mileage of the messengers who conveyed to the seat of government the votes <>t the Klectoral Colleges?a thing which occurs enly nnceia lour years?and the mileage of membersof Congress, as if a few dollar?, more or less, paid to messeugers or members, is a matter of such great consequence to auch a rich country aa this la. It only ahowa, however, the calibre of Mr.Greeley, aa well aa hia absurdity. Muaaa Greeley, aa our readers are already aware, is a Fourierite philosopher, and hia election to the I louse of Representatives, for the short term, was the last eflort and dying kick of the Fourierites. and a final attempt to reduce to practice the absurd notions which they represent, ii this practical country. Now, we would like to know what all Muasa Greeley's efforts to reduce the mileage of the messengers or members amount to 1 The fact is, that neither the messengers nor the membcra are pud as much us they are entitled to, not near as much aa professional men and men of talent can make in the capacities which many of them have abandoned by going to Wa-hisgton, and sitting in the national councils of Congress. Our members of Congress are not paid enough. They ought to be paid more, in order to enable tliein to uphold n better poaition in Washington than many of them are able to do on the pittance which they receive. Inateud of receiving eight dollars a day every member of Congress ought to receive a regular salary of at least five thousand dollars a year. They are worth that sum, and they ought to have it. This system of paving them by the day degrades them to the condition of day laborers. If they were paid a regular annual salary of live or six thousand dollars a year, they would go to work at once after tde opening of i each session, and perform the business before , .them, instead of disgracing themselves and the country, as they sometimes do, by having long, unmeaning, and ridiculous debates, and uttering interminable speeches of the same character, about nothing. The truth is, Massa Greeley's movements in Congress are the last kick of the Fourierites. For many years past he has been endeavoring to gun position by putting forth the ridiculous notions and fancies of the Fourierite school of socialist His sect bave made many attempt* to reduce their theories to practice; but in every instance in which they tried it?in France, England, and tlie United states?those attempts have ended in nothing hut deception, delusion, disaster and depression. We have a signal example of this in the project of Cubet and its finale in Texas, Vet, in spite of the good sense of the age, Greeley still { ersirts in h;s absurd attempts to belittle legislation, and convert Congress into a mean and contemptible shop of day laborers. He himself is a mixture of sense and absurdity, heretofore pretty well balanced, but now we perceive that the good serse 1b in the minority, and the absurdity is acquiring a greater influence over his mind. He will, however, iind his level by and by. At present, his efforts to reduce the mileage of members of Congress, as well as that ot the messengers, creates nothing but contempt and ridicule. Political Intelligence. Tiik New Hammhihk LsoisLxvaa ?The Legislature of New Hampshire adjourned on Thursday last. * Among other acts of that body, was ths passage of a law for the incorporation of the State Bank, at Concord. They also pa??ed a law levying a tax upon railroad atooke. The following is one of the sections of the act relating thereto:? * Every railroad corporation shall, on or before the twentieth day ot June, anuntlly pay to tht S-ate Treasurer, for the uis of u<? mat*. such prop.rtion of s snai ecu a) ro one htll of one p?r cent ol the yufue, ou u,c l.e or J mtmry oreuedioc* of that Crtof i# capital (took expended wi'hi-itfiia State as me aurar Cr el,are* la raid shx-* not so owned aod inro.c, u a. aforesaid et a'l hear to the vth'do nun her of ."arcs in -atH wn. ?ia va>u* to U dtteeasiaed ty iho MtHlieftt" of two or AlOre Jue'.tsaS of t' e Superb r C net: and >h< amount so ptid to the State Trtasur i shall not be re hoi od or incluirea in the rap o.tes of th our [loreMon, but the eama belsg kpportion?d amo * tne sli rei not owned and invoiced as af-iesaid, -La i ne ptid to ths corporation by th-p-rsnrs said sliaras ou th? first nay of April precedes in ths proportion of-the number of ?>i?l shares so owned by tilt m reepeotively; and the orporitinn shall ham thin on said shares and ontnj dividen'a that mat the-- sftsr he dee arel tlivnon f-rti e p-vnirnt of the re-pettiro prop jrtiooa due to Uis oorporation on tof < uoh shares A bill was Introduced, and pa*s?d the House by a vote of ITU to 81). Id relation to the property aod privileged or me Shaker* When a mm jnia* that society, or inj other of Ilk* character In the deposition of hie property to the society ho lose* *11 right to tho property which ha may hold It la put In pos'easion of hia wife during their reparation, and.if she joins the society. gusrdtpns are to bo appointed who will take possession of the property for thn u*o of the children, if any there may be It also provides against tho indenturing children to Shakers, without the consent of the county judge, and imposes a heavy penalty upon tho secreting of children, which ia, with them, by no means an uncommon practice Hon. Daniel Duncan haa heon detained from his scat in Congress for ten days, by severe illness. The New Cabinet. [From the Washington National whig Jan 1 1 Kxtract o' letter from Bat >n Kouge, under data of D?eeniter 16th. 1848. * ? * "Be assured that, the President elect will select snnh distil gushed statesmen tor the heads of departmsnts at tho whole nation will approve of. They will bo gen. tl- men of the highest moral end politloal in'evritv; of acknowledged habile i f personal industry and sohrle ty ; c f ripe experience In public affaire and great fo ditty in the execution of business; of moderate hut Arm and decided counsels In all things, and of enlarged 1 and comprehensive view* upon all public questions i Tbey will be m?n, who will possess in *n eminent da- i g'ee the contidenre ui tb- great interests of tho coc- i trderacy and with whom the preservation ot the Union I will he the psrsmount ohjeat of all their labors I " (treat, curiosity Is naturally felt throughout tho country to kn< w who will be the fortunate lodlel luals , whom the Old Hero will Invite to asaltt him in the ad- , ministration of the government, hut, I thi-h. it is not destined to he gTatlfisd until the Senate shall have advised and consented to the nominations " ' * , Movkmkntx op tii* Presimnt Ei.kct?We learn, by letters Irom Louiemnu. that (Jen Taylor will probably not leave his residence fur the capital until the Dt of February His departure will ba i regulated however, by the condition of the wavtga- i tion ot the upper rlvere. as he purposes to pass tV.rough Nashville We also learn from the same souroes. that, he had determined to make Coleman's Hotel his head quarters from the time of hi* arrival in this nit y until be should remove to the President's House; that Mrs. (Jen Taylor will not encounter the travel across tha n contains rhl* winter, and that he will be aoiompanied to Washington only by Col Dtlss and his lady. - Il'aifungton Malinmal Whig, Jan 1. Hariri* Affair*. Smr Bcn-tnna.?In our annual report of the shipping constructed in this port during the past rear, the exam statement of work done by Messrs. Btrolay and To*nsend was not made They have bailt the ship K. 7. (rot A 7.) and J. 7. for Messrs Zenga and Co., of MO tona each; the ship M Howes or *00 ton*, the ferry boat Snn-wlek of THO ten*, th* hark Agne* of 400 tens and th* yacht Viper of 30 tona. Messrs. Barclay and Tewnsend are busily engaged just nnsr. during a respite ia ship building, ir completing a railway dry dock, for hauling nut and repairing vessel*, sixteenhorse power, capable of hauling out 800 tona burthan, nr. -;.\n f--t Movements of IntllvHf nnla. Yesterday's arrival* afa oompilaed In the following summary from th* registry of the respective hotel*; -dwieetton?J Surtaln. Phlla ; 8 Mar cam Va ; W. D. Johnson do; M. Whit*, Baltimore; J Bluer, U. 8 Navy; I) I, Brain, do; W H NUfflt, do .1,1 a r-H K< ol*. Nprlngfleld : K Dana. Boatoa ; ('apt. Howland, packet eblp Henry Clay; Col. Hughe*. Washington; W. tirey. N. C.; Capt. <leo. Taylor. Washington ; K Mt( lean If. S Navy; Capt Coffin. Boatoa. Irving Howe (Hearnrd'*) ?(>#? Garland U 8 Vr i y; Capt Young. Washington; Capt Spragne 17, s. Army; < ol Ntenton, do ; Mr. and Mr* Jndah. Montreal ; Major Sherelly, U 8 Army; l,t Hawea, do; A J. Drake. 4* ; Hon. K Dwlght, loaton ; W. Rathbsna, Jr., Liverpool. _ A Piwota-aii Fact ?Si binki.ino a I>vjno Child with Coi.i) Watih.?Captain H-?od a we|| known em ten of Bestows, In thlaeonoty h?d a little ohlld taken slrk which after u uoh suffering and with all the Indications of i ha final struggle with death received It* parents' parting embrace in the presence of other friend* The glaiad eye* of th* little sufferer warn closed, and a bandage was applied to support the lower jew. as I* customary. Aftnr a lapse of eon* twenty or thirty mlnatet, a woman in atteadanea. who was aiding la the ablution and laying oat of tha corpse, commenced by sprinkling some cold water on the ohlld'afeo*. Strange to tell, the child opened It* eyes, aroo?ed began to recover, and la now In the enjoyment of fall health.? Lancaster ( Grant Co ) Herald. We learn by a gentleman fr-m Troy, wha arrived In thla eity last evening, that the train of care in whloh be wns a pass-nger cauie in collision with a sleigh which was crossing the track, and precipitated it dowa a steep hank. The sleigh contained a lady and gentleman, whose name* our informant was uoehle te learn. The gentleman was instantly killed, and th* Isdy so seriously lojnred that na hope* wars entertained of bar recovery ? H<n?klyp. Jldr , Jan. #. The amount of Kellef Notes leaned by th* hank* of I Pennsylvania, nnd now in circulation, la stated to be >TdJ,#M. Theatrical aad Maalral. Bowcav Thbatmk ? After the ImaiiN audiences oa Naw Year's day, tbla bona# oould bin affordsd to bin soma dim ocas; and, ladoed, boa tba prevalence of tba sleighing and flna waatbar, wa supposed that but Uttla would bo dona la tbo way of an- j diencrs, aa tbat, and tbo ra-aotlan aftar tbo holidays, would oporato considerably against tboatra c>iu{ Nevertheless, there bavs boon vary fair a'ld "onri every evening, and tbo entertainment*. which hm bran of a miscellaneous naturo. bavo delighted hundreds Tbo baat coming of the week, at to the entertalnmenta, woo Wednesdav on whieb 1 The Hunchback" waa played?vir. Gilbert and Miss Wemysa performing Master Walter and Julia, and 9di?e Taylor, , Helen. Wo bare aeldom leob the play belter acted en any stage. Miss Wemy a' Julia waa admirable, and gaoe promise of mueh future greatness for thlo talented young lady. All hands at the Bowery haoe been busy for week* past preparing f"r a new hlitorloal drama called " Boodlcea." It baa been got up with ooary oara. and the dramatic and other constructed effects, marches. tableaux, combats processions, 8t?., all ar ranged by Stevens. tbe eoer active stage manager, will no doubt prooe brilliant affairs. It will be played tomorrow evening for tbo drat time Bsosdwsv Thiitii.?Tbe triumphant ancceu of tbe grand romantlo apeotaele, " Monte Critto," tlnoe Its fliat Introduction upon these boards, Is ths best teat ot its blgb and Intrinsic merit It was presented last evening for the tenth time, and ws osn dlacover new beauties and improvements ineaoh auooeialve per- > formanoe. Tbe many thrilling Incidents so admirably grouped together, and dramatised from the celebrated novel of Unmsa, give a picture of lite In which wild romance pervadee almost every aaene. The vromtnent character at tbe piece. Edmond Dante*, by Mr Lester, baa been sustained throughout the week with great i ability and success. Tbe personation of tbla dlffl tult part requires high and varied powers- particularly where so many changes of eharaoter ara necessary to oarry out tbe disguise assumed?whether as smuggler. Sinbad. the Greek, an English traveller, or French abbe-and tbe unbounded app'stise bestowed npooths aoie enoris 01 mr l.. mrougiiout on performance *u ju't tnbutn to hi* extraordinary merits aa a delineator of tbe bolder and more stormy passions The meeting with tbe Abbe Karia. (Mr Dyott) in the eella < f the Chateau D'lf. waa a truly affeotlng scene; and the buret of despondency on the death of tbe Abbe. was extremely truthful and natural in eff?ot Indeed, an elaborate crittciem on tbe etyle and ability of Mr Leater In tbia Imposing cbaraeter. would redound to bla credit in every reapeot, both aa regards hta admirable eon- ' caption and graph'c pereonation Mr. Dytt aa the Abbe war alio exoollent, and dlaplayed hla fine quailtiea. particularly in tbe aoeue and Interview with Kdrnoud, in which be revrala the secret aa to the burled wealth of Monte I'llllo We have frequently taken oooaalou to notloe tbe prominent feaiurea aud attractive points of th'anew and beautlfnl piece the scenery, decorations ai d splendid manner in which the whole bae been pot out; and the great success that has attended tbe performance must be gratifying to tbe enterprising proprietors of this fashionable and popular - theatie. National Theatre ? During the past week, tragedy ballet, mekdrama and faroe have all been presented to the patrons of this bouse. Mr Soott baa played every evening with mueb success We are glad to see that Mr 8. is adding to bis reputation by the care he bestows on his various performances. Mr. C. W Clarke took I his benefit on Wednesday evening last; it was a burap?r and must have netted him a handsome sum We are g'ad of it as be was a severe sufferer by the burning of tbe I'ark theatre. We regret that bis engagement at tbe National waa euoh a short one. as he made a greet Impression on the patrons of the house daring the time bo did play. The Vienna ballet company have perf< rnied during tbe week. They ere pies- lug end elegant dsureis. and we hope to tee more of them A grand new Indian cramaoalUd ' Wa lousca." will be produced to-morrow evening. J R 8oot.t will take the principal Indian character In such parts he is emtnentiv suoc? stiul A variety of timet novel and extraordinary stage efiects will be introduced to the oourse of the piece, which it is eipeoted will exeeed in popularity any thing ever yet produoed at the National. Burton's Theatre ?Again Mr. Burton was greeted last evening with a full and fashionable house, and a goodly show of pretty ladies, whloh fact alone Is enough to draw all the floating batohelors around town. ' Dombey and Son" was the great attraotlon ? and every time we see it, the more perfeot we think tie representation. Mr Burton as Capraln Cattle brought down greet applause, and justly so, for a better or moie perfect piece of sailor acting oannot be well conceived. Mrs Brougbam, Mrs. Vernon, Mr. Jordon, aud Mr Lynne, wer? all very perfeot. Mr. Dawson as Toots, Is fa?t becoming a great favorite 1 with tbe audience, and well be may, as he is a very talented young man Toe faroe of " Slasher and i Crasher," which is very laughable, was well played. J The night's amusements concluded with tbe first art 1 cf ' California Gold Mines." Tbe whole of ths enter- 1 tsinmenta went off witb great satisfaction. The Hohmtock*.?"~bsse eminent artists have left for Philadelphia, to fulfil an engagement there, and , n^um iv iuid cu;,-wg?h n is proposed oy many , aumireis of their musical abilities, to glra thorn a complimentary faiewell oonoert VV'd hops to see the Musical Mall crowded to its utmost capacity on the ocoasicn. whiob. ?? uo infuiuiej, will he on the 20tb lostatt. Th? Uistir Familt.?Theintroductory soiree,given Inst stoning hy there eminent artists, was attended ty many of the must lespeo able families, amounting o uetween Ave and six hundred persons. The entire performance fully sustained the high on com I urns bestowed upon them by the European presa. The rolo on the Saxe hern, by Mr. Hanry D atio. waa followed by the unanimous cheers of a delighted audience, as were also all the other p irts of the entertainment. We shall enter more fully into detail in onr next police. Ms Amdrrw's Bknekit.?We are glad to perceive that this gentleman's benefit comes off next Wednesday evening. when his new piece. " The Count of Mints Christo ' will be presented for the fifteenth time, and, as the th< atre loving people hare b-en so much pleased with this beautiful drama. we hope they will prose how deeply they are Indebted to the autlor hy filling the Broadway Theatre on the night of hla benefit < hiiitt'a MittsTRri.s ?These remnrktblc uiu<iclaus and vocalists are nightly Introducing new features in their delightful concerts Their burlesque Operatic oboru>?ea. rouge. characteristic danoea. he., are all original. nnd most elegantly done But why need we dilute on the excellencies of this hand? Are they not tbs Ctirf.tys, whose fsme extends throughout the length and breadth of the laod ? That is raoomasndatlon enough. Bkoiowat Ciacra.?The performances at tbii esta blishmeut are such as cannot fall to attract large audi* encea. for they are cerraln'y w-rthy of patronage Last evening, as Indeed on all ereulDgs, the numerous p?r ormers give a dirh of entertainments, to witness which was worth morn thao twice the price ohargad for admli-slon Mr Sands and hia children, in their extraordinary performances perform what many would snppnre to be miracles In truth, wonders aan bs ieen at the Br> ad?ay '"Irous. tn equea'rianirm, waiting. a resiling. and everything else that tends to give t ttraction to a circus Tut: Nkw Onlrans Srrrvadrri will to-morrow ova- c Dli>g (live tbe first part of tbatr oonoert In citizens' dress Slid ?ith wtitre fares ; the remaining parts will be given with " dark cmplrxu ns." atid the whole will be done W>th their usual rxo'llsnre A ne ? collection of songs and overtures will be Introduced very shortly by thvm. > Thk Suppos*d Muhukk ?A correspondent in lust week's Lttmorrai nmde briel hIIumoii to the 4 arrest of a man. named < bnetopber Buyer, on a charge of murder. I'he following are, as near as we can gather, ' t he facts of the case:? Boyer Is a Herman, aud has 4 been In this country bift about six months, a portion ' of which time he spent in New Vork with bis wlfa ' lie.tig poor, and bavi.ig but little employment there, J be left about four monthaagoin search of work, and finally obtained a situation on board a canal boat at K.aston. in this State While thus engaged lis made a tilp to Philadelphia, and stopped at the house ?f a woman named Christiana Worman It appears that tbe latter had some former acquaintance wi .h Boyer and bis wire, for she questioned him about her. and not receiving a satlrfaetory answer, or else one that was caloiilatcd to awaken suaptolon. she hunted np a German who came to this country with Boyer. Meantime Boyer left again for Bri-tol. The susplcion of tbe woman Worman. and the other German, being now fully arou-ed. they followed him t> Bristol and bad him arrested and committed to our Jail at Doyleetown. to await further caveio >ments or a requisition ftom the Governor of New Vork Boyer denies having committed the murder, and says be leTI hie wife In New York It is alleged that he had a petticoat which his wife brought from Germany made ' up Into a suit of clothes for a boy. His frlands In Bristol among the Germans offered to raise money and send tor bis wife It be would tell them where she was. but he was either unab'e or unwilling to give any arcount of her Wa understand that some one for whom he worked at K.aston owed him fifteen or eighteen doll?r?. and that his oonueel propoaed to bim to take the money up. and have an advertisement Inserted In the New York and Philadelphia papers Informing hie wife of his situation, and thus give bar an opportunity of coming forward and releasing him Ha said, however, that he wonld sooner hang than spend bis money?which we must eonfees. Is carrying the love of morey a little further than we have ever before known ? Ihiyletlown Itrmorial SiTrroff.D MirKDKK.? About one week since, two ? of the Onondaga IndittDs went oil together, s one- 1 what tiitoxicaied, on an excursion, and but one of 1 them returned. He did not give any account of his companion. The second day after Iiis noti-a|>- , pesrance su-picion began to he excited, and a tearcli was instttuied. No sgn or token could he | seen, and all appealed to be buried in invatery On 1 l'ndsy last, alter another diligent search, the poor l fellow was found beneath a heap of rotten wood. 1 where in all probability he had been thrown, and 1 the snow falling last covered him up completely; ! which accounts for the previous failure in discovering the body His tace wan deeply indented by the , heel of h heavy bout ; and the Indian who accom- i Iaiiiied him having such a boot on, he was supposed ' to be the murderer. I Complaint was made be fare Justice Judson, and the matter will undergo a strict investigation We ' v ? re unable to Irarn the names of the Indians.? ! Hum is at the bottom of ail this.?Syraiutr Star, Jan. 4. A negro man employed to a steam flouring mill In ( Loubvllls, waa caught In tba maohtnary and horribly mangled, lie died In a fsw hoars niter. . On Tbnreday last a lad son of Mr Verba of In- ( dlaaapoll*. la. lost three of tb? Angara of hla right hand, by having the is ant ott wltha playing with a , straw ontur. t 1 Otjr Ui?illg*M?. Fabewbll re tub Cholkba ?Tlx following communication *u received from th? Meyor'a cffloe yeeterd <y. It show* tbat th? ehoiera, and all BMMur; ?pprebeBalona on that bead, ban aubatded in oar oity:? SanATaar Committkb, Mayor'* Office, ) New Vark, January 0. 1849 { Where a*, the Health Officer baring reported no new oasra at (quarantine for the laat twenty four bour*, and none baring occurred there for the three d?r* part, and this city be* been free from it ainoe the 20th day of Dec? niher,?therefore be it Rreolred, That the daily meeting* of thl* Committee be diroontinned. and that they atand adjourned aubjeot to the call of the Chairman. Adopted and ordered to be prlored TIMOTHY R HIBB \RD. Chairman. Titr Wkathkb ?The weather baa bean mora moderate for the laat day or two. The meroory for yeater day marked u follow* I 7 AM. 12 M 8 P M. 5PM 27 drg. 82 deg. 80 deg. 26 deg. Tun SroaTi or tub Skasoh.?Tb* round of partis* and other gatherings, formal and informal, whioh usually follow olnse upon the holidays, are for the p<?eent almost nrgiected, and the energies of all olaves of pleasure-seekers i* <l?voterl to sleigh riding, fes terday Broadway and the Bowery. East Broad?ay and Hudson street, the avenues aud the nroas streets, were all in oommotion Splendid equipages were out, one horse cuitrrs of all descriptions were in use. elegant swan necks, beautiful wioker worked boxes, and more substantial pine board fabrlna were all to be fouud adoet upon the snow. S;anking have, dappled greys, lovtly sorrels and spiteful looking black* were among the borsA flesh, astir The nags fairly flew through the street* ; while the bear, buffalo, tiger, loooard and fox rkin rob*!, followed like streamer* behind The he Its fairly clapped their hand* In glee, and the beaux were in testacies at the de Ight evinced by th?ir fair compat Ions. The eyes and ears were both addressed In beautiful agreement.for the jingle of tbo bells was an excellent aoeompaniment to the gay sleighs and high colored trimmings The omnibuwea were oro vded with passengers, who took advantage of the first reason ably mild day to enjoy m.sleigh ride During the day mammoth establishments, drawn by elx eight, ten. twelve, and even sixteen horses, were on the move, bearing names renowned in history and song, heathen gods and war-warn generals, nymoha and militia captains, burning mountains and dtnolng girls, race horses and revolutionary heroes, were all represented by t'<rse Immense sleighs, whioh seemed to enjoy a common popularity The General Snott carried no more pus'engers than the Dandy Jim. and General Taylor was patronised alike with Peytona, while the Lady Washington only oarried the same number as did the Lucy Neal; but the truth was. they all osrrled all they could accommodate with seats, and many more besides All was bustle, bustle; jingle jingle. In the street*, from early In the morning till late at night While the streets of the city weie crowded, and all life, the avenues were also swarming, and the break-neok pane at which the nags were driven made it a matter of some snrnrlee that broken neoks and d'sloeated limbs were not oft-repeated rrtults On the favorite ground of speedy contest, the Third avenue, there was a display to behold whioh was really a treat. The sporting gentry ware all out. aud the emulation among them onght to be seen to bn appreciated Suffice it to say, that all the teams on the avenues did their doty. Money was lest and wen. hut what of that??it was all for the good of the hotel keepers; and, afier ail. the ohanoes aro as ten to one that all the money made or lost by operators of tba present day will not be enjoyed or missed by the participants in the operations which aooompllshed the tmnraotione So long live^% day of enjoyment, let who will make or lose Ice or the Sidewalks.?Will not the corporation authorities tske some measures to have the loe rem >ved from the sidewalks? There have already been several instances reoorded of persoss who have suffered personal Injuries from falls on the Bid<-walks during the prevalence of the present frosty weather; and now there is another Catherine Otbson fell on the sidewalk in Houston street. ?>a Friday evening, and broke her arm To be snre she was well oared for by the policemen. after the accident hai occurred; but woutt It not have been far better if the pnlieemen had ord?r*d the ice to bo removed before Catharine had broke her arm? The Si'rrotBn Mushes ?The Coroner hslif an ininquest yesterday, at the Eisvrnth ward station houao, on the body of Michael Doraa. aged thirty-four years, born in Ireland. The deceased was in an affrav on Tuesday night last, at a grocery store, in Eleventh street, near avenue B. kept by a Dutchman, bv the name of Frederiok Evers. He was turned out of the store and c-rdered aw ay ; bnt returned, subsequently, thiee times The last tima he came to the store he was armed with a boot tree, with whioh he eommenoed to freak In the door. Evers. in order to protect hi -n rvia ouu piu^ni.^, xiruoK iJiui h oinw on me nead, waion knocked Mm eemeiess oil tbe eide walk. Inflicting a severe fracture of the skull; th? decnaaed ?n then picked np and oonveyed home, where he lingered In a atupifled etate nntil Thursday, whoa ha died The |ury. npon hearing the whole of tbe evidence, rendered the following verdict: that Michael Doran came to hie jcath by Irjurlee recelvtd in an affray, at the house af KreCrrtofc Evers, on the evening of fannary 2 1810 The jnry believed that sa'd Injuries ware inflicted by Frederick Evere while' defending hit pereon and premiece from the violence of the deoaaa-d. Doran wae a workman In one of the Dry Dock Iron foundris*, and hae left a wife and one child to mourn hie ion The three men Ever*, Fggs, and F.h?rs, who were nndar arreet, were dismissed from custody. Fiac.?A Are broke oat about four o'clock yeaterday morning in the baeementof home No 2(11 Wa?hlogton atreet A quantity of hay and atraw waa found, which had but just b-en ignited by the toroh of the Inoendiary, and waa extinguished before any damage wae effected The flret floor of tbe building ia ooaupied an a butter atore, and the upper floor ae a liquor ! (tore, in which were atored a number ef barrel* of liquor, and but for the lariy discovery ef the fire, would have proved moat destructive. A Mammoth Hot r i.?Arrangementa are making for building upon Fourth avenue and Twenty-third atreet, pr acme point near tbe teiminue of the varlone rail- i roade about, opening there, a hotel, whioh will probably be tbe largtat in tbe world, covering nn area of an acre and a quarter of ground It i? the enterprlae of pattern geiitlemen in connection with one or two capitalist* of thin city. A Chii.d Without a Favhicr.? K respectable physician in one of the upper wards of the city, wan otlUd a few days since to exercise hi* professional skill upon the Inlant obiid of a very pretty little woman, who held apartment* in the neighborhood of hie ofli -e The baby bad a complexity of maladies and the combined Irtluence of hooping oongh and oocvulsiOD*. Ac,, proved to be more then nature oonid endure The lit ilv mnerer died when about six weeks old. It was ne:essary for the mother to bare the physician's oertlft. ate setting forth the cause of death. < order te p-o:ure the inteimmt of the body She therefore de'patched her reonnd son. a promising youth of some ix summer's growth to the deo'or's offlse. to prooure Id certificate. Fully commissioned the preoo jious roungster entered the office, end cried out: ? "Doctor, ma wanth the thurtlfloate to bury the )ahee." ' Oh aye,'' said the doctor raising hie glaaaes and ratting the jurenile ou the head. "So llttlo bnbhy'e lead. Charley, ls'nt he?" (With a banerolent and aymrathetic look.) "Yeih he ith an I want the thartifioate for ma, tha h?y can bnry 'Im " "I understand, my boy your mother wanta n oertlfi:ate. well. Charley. wb< re is your tatherT" "Oh, he's dead long ego " "Ah yrur father died sometime since?" "Yeth ? "So to be sure I see, (replacing apeotaclea) well, Jhsrley, wbere Is the baby's father?" 4 Vy 'e never nd one, at. all " 'O-hf I ?ee. umtih. (writes rapidly,) here's the oerificate. now hurry home " The yourgstertbruet the pacer Into bis apron pnoket. ind m?rie b'? exit muncblng a cake which be had held lebtr.d his bsck during his dialogue with the doctor Pre good o'd man of medicines watched the progress if the urchin till he tnrneil the nearest corner, and ben ret urned to his cba'r and studies, spying distincty, as he tcok a pinch of tn?ff this Is a remarkable age. Police Intelligence, Before Justice MOrntk - Yesterday morntbg. the inliee court at. the Tombs was rarh-r thinly attsnjed. itobaM) In consequence of the s-yerlty of the weather, ehlch appears to be eomewhat of a cheok to orlme, IT re may judge from the f-w cases of a criminal nature bat bare ocrured within the last two weeks. The first iHsoeers called were two blsck fellows called Win H. Ino't and J> slab I.enman who were both charged with tea'lrg 4u lbs. rf Indlro b'ns, valued at $!40. tha prolertv of Robert II. Hewklne. No. 41 South street, tffirer Clifford caught the raresls with the propetty In heir possession. The evidence being olear against hem as to their guilt, the magistrate committed them I Kith for trial. The next prisoners were two decent i ooking men by the names of Charles Cannon and Thos B. (Ili'erple, the letter a Sco'chmsn, and tha ortner an Koglishman. who were both arrested the light previous by policeman Doty, of tha 1st ward, on v charge of being drunk and disorderly, and resisting he snthorlty of the officer Upon being asked by the nagistrate what they had to say In an?wsr to tha ' ibn-ge. Cannon replied that he was a lodger at tha 'Shades." In Thames street, kept by Mr Reese; and lll'eeple helrg very mnch In liquor nt the Shades, ! fir Reese wanted me to see him to some lodging I j hen took him took him to a lodging In Park row, i ind left him, hnt before I g<-t hark to the Shade*, (111- j esple was there, alro Soon after some words ensued, ltd Gillespie was o'dered Into the street, where he he- I ran 10 Of Tory boI*t. tha poll*# earn* and that g*ntlonan (pointing to tb* r.flWr.) Know*nil th?raat Giltnpir *atd ho had nothing to aay in estamnitlnn. but ho hnpad that th? Court would deal alth meray. a* It w*i hi* flr*t appaaranna; and would sot h* hera now, bad It not. b?en for Mr R***e M?oi?t**t? I am *nrprt?ad to ??? InMIUent man 10 far forget tbamratT** a* to bo drunk In tha (treat, iboalrg tho pnblte authorlM**. tho relloo to whom (on aro aaer ready to apply for a**lotanoo, wh*n in dlftrm*, and need their aid; yat It epp*ara in thia na*o ln*t*ad of your conduct being that of a peaceable ctlta-n. yon ha?# bran Tory nM*y and i ibn*lao. andllk*wl*o aaaanlted 'baoffln-r Suoh oondoot wa cannot tolerate; our off! -ar* mu*t b? prit-o'?d; ind iba eltlxan* when^her rlolat* the l?w mud ouffar *oma, in ordar to laarn tbam battar In fntnra But, a* thla It yonr flr*t appaaranea before ma and ron>ld*rlag yon hare apant ana night In ntnflnamant In tha ntatlon hou?a I will onl? Hna you tl aaoh. Thl* daoltlon appaarad to rollere their mea'al anxiety iraatly a*from thalr omntaoanea* It wa* arldant t.hay rxpeoted to be flood flra ttmaa that amount How war. Mr Olllaapla paid for bath and off th*y want nut f Court with the aspraaa determination of taking tb*lr blttara A man ramad Htodatlll ba* boan oonrlotad and **aana>d to ba hung at Albany, Gu., fof a murder comnlttad At* yaar* ago A rail** containing >66 In gold, tha property of Mr. } N Now York wa* atolan from tha Woni?*tar Railroad Drpot, on Wadna*day. in Wi. i. N S . Mr. Patar Te*d waa burnt to daath n hla baia, with flftaan aattla. \ TELKGBAPMC HTiaUGKME. THIATIBTII CONUKKSS. UCOND SESSION. Waihi?ot?ii, JAB. 6, 1819. Xhi Scoite ?m not In mmIob today. Houm of ReprcNnutlrM. The ireinbere u embled at It s'oojk, Speaker Wintbrop in the ebalr, and after the nana! formalities of organisation had been gone tbrongb with, aoadry memo del and petition* were presented and referred. Mr. Roobwkix, df Connecticut, preaented a reaolntion to terminate the debate, in committee, on the bill, for the establishment of a Board of Examiner* of private claim* against the United State*, at half-paat on* o'olock. on Monday next, ehieh was adopted. communications r??H auaaev* or thi wis dkpaatMCNT. The 8ritit> laid before the Houae anndry eonnanleatlona relating to the expense* of the different bureaus 01 cne ?rar n?p?rim?Bt, including operation* of tbe cout surrey, and other matter*, whloh were, oa motion, ordered to be printed. PUBLIC LiKDI IK OHIO. Mr. Tatlob, of Ohio, offered a resolution to eede to Ohio all the unsold lands lying In the Chilioothe laud district. On motion, the resolution was sent to the Committee on Public Lands. THE PACHSCO CLAIM. The Sprakes announced tbe first thing on his d?sk to be In order, was the motion preriously offered to reconsider the vete on the passage oftheprirate clsim of the legal representatlres of Antonle Paobeoo, for the loss ot a slare. Mr Giddinos, of Ohio, harlng the floor, rose end spoke rlolently against the bill and against slarery In ensral. and denisd that Congress was bound to recognise property In slares. Hs oslled upon the South?rn members to meet him ; but, said he, 11 don't set your letter writers on me " He was interrupted on lease, and interrogated by Mr. Burt, of South Carolina. Mr. Giddihgi replied In an excited manner, and after baring apokan for soma time in his usual strain on Ibis subject, he oenoluded, aad was followed by Mr. Hilliard, of Alabama, who made a few explana tory remarks ; but refused to reply to Mr. Glddiugs. Mr. Gidoinoi finally withdrew his motion te rsooneider tbe bill, wnloh had been ordered to be engrossed for a third reading. Tba bill was then put upon Its final passage, and the yea* and nays demanded. The SrsAssa eatd that the rote stood, ysas 00, nays 80, This was a oase, he said, which allowed the Chair to rote. He had net examined the subject, and he did not beliese It Inrolred property in alares; nere, * theleea ho rhonld not shrink from the performance of hie duty. He should so rots as to allow further consideration. Just here, the Clerk showed clearly to the Speaker that the till bad pa"s*d by a majority of two, and tho Speaker broko off with a laugh. Tho House roared with laughter. The Speaker announced the true vote, and declared the bill passed, whioh oieated great sensation in the House. Mr. Burt, or a clincher, moved to reconsider the | vote, and moved for a call of the House. On this the yeaa and nays were taken, and decided in the negative. Some conflicting motions were new made, but finally withdrawn. thc private claims board. On motion of Mr Rocewell, of Connecticut, tho House resolved itself Into a Committee of the Whole on the State of the Union, and took up the bill pro. vlding for a board of oommlssloners for the settlement of private olalms, Mr. Burt In the ohalr. Mr Pettit, of Indiana, offered an amendment to the btU. Mr. Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, obtained the floor, and spoke earnestly against the bill He prefsrred the present system. He renouneed every Motion of the bill aa unworthy of preservation, and trusted that it would fall to receive the sanotlon of the House. Mr. Pettit baa the floor on this question for Monday. On motion the committee rose, and the House adjourned. | , Now Ysrk liegislaturs. Albany, Jan. 5, 1819. SKNATK. TIIR Ptsnnlfisn power. Mr. Fine gave notice of a bill relative to the pardoning power of the Oovernor. THE CANAL BANE OF ALBANY. Mr. Hawi ev offered a resolution, to the effect that the bank oemmittee examine into the affairs of ths Canal Bank of Albany, the cause of its failure, ths amount ef its assets, he , and whether existing safety fund banks should not pay to the oredltors of the said bank the deficiency which may exist after ita assets are exhausted The reeo utlon was laid on the table. Nothing further of moment oeourred in the Senate. Adjourned. ASSSM I1T.T. astcr MSB AST ASSCOIATIOU. A bill was reported to Inoorporate the trustees of the Aator Library Association In the ?it? ?f v. York. shakkr1 t?l'?t act. Mr. White gave notloe of a bill to repeal the Shakers tiust net. rol icr courts awo jvsticcs. Mr. CiMrnu lntrodaoed a bill to amsnd tho law ai 1848 In relntlon to tho Courts, Polloe J osUork, And Justices In New York. tiik 1latkat quastioh. The Hou>e then went Into a Committee of the Whole on the Senate slavery resolutions Mr. Goupaau moved to emend the second resolution. to far es not to pronounce en opinion as to the right of Texai to territory between the Nueces and the Rio Grande; but if territory was the property of the people, then It was that the representatives In Congress might be instructed, fcc. ,| The proposed amendment was put and lost. Mr. A. Joiitssoe raid that he was unwilling to Instruct Congress on the subject of the Texas boundary. He moved to strike out Lost. Mr U. W Smith thought that if >ha resolutions were passed and aoted upon, they would forever prevent Congress from creating States from new territory. It would be bound to maintain It at new territory. He moved to amend the roeoluttoa aooordlagly. Lost. Mr. St. Johw moved to strike out the whole station Mr ConnRLi. wished to ascertain what Conrress did with the bill defining the boundary of New Mexico, before he voted for the motion to strike oat The motion to strike out was lost?yeas 88 Mr Nosua thought the third resolution too broad. It might be constructed so as to relate to slavery elsewhere than In t he D'efrlot of Colombia. The mot Ion to amend was put and lost. A long debate ensned on the preamble. The reso.otlone as they came from the Senate, wern finally agreed to. Adjourned. The ltecovrry of tlie Money Stolen hem tho Augnsla Bank. Dusroiv, Jan 6,1841. ' tv .?_i #?a - w uuiia; ??? ? ??ji mom ifom It* AtflAl Bank In Maine, has all been rsooversd It wee fined burled near Augusta; and ths Information whloh '?d to Its recovery la supposed to bars been oomranoiotted by Wingete, who was arretted on tnapiolon of being onoerned In the robbery Klre at Pittsburgh. Pit rosuauH, Jan 8,1141, 1 At 2 o'clock this morning a Are b-oks out in Water ftreat, in Evan's steam mill, whloh was destroyed, with its content* John Irwin k Son's rope warehouss, Cuetom House, (l?o, Ledlie's mansion, T R. Clark's dwelling, in First street, three brUk dwellings owned by Mrs. Adams, one by K C. I'owusend, Davis k Itobert's look factory, and a number of am *11 hoatws ware destroyed; and three persons known to be severely Injured. The oity was In great danger at oas time of . eapetlendng a disaster similar to the one wh .ohto i lately laid It waste. yir* In Plillaslelplilu. PHH.snai.rHiA, Jan n 1819. The office of the Presbyterian Board of Publication, in Chesnut street, nearly opp??l e the Circus, was die- , f covered to be on Are about two o'clock this morning. I Theoontenia of the builliog w.r* oomp etely deitroyed, and the flames spread with such rapidity that, he-f f fore they oould be arrested the dwelling house of i Jones, Esq ,267 Chesnut street, was entirely sonturned, 1 and two adjoining hutldia/s weie much injured Tha dwelling of J. J Wright 2f.,7 Chesout,,also to >k Are, and the Butler House narrowly escaped (l.rtruo tloa. ? 8o rspld were the 'lanes, that the persons Inside soar . I

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