Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 27, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 27, 1849 Page 2
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JVKW YORK HERALD. Poi UwMtearnar of Vuiton ??4 Kutaiitti JAUI U4)ROUN BKANIKrr, PROPRIETOR. THK BAIL y HKXALH.?1 w editions, 1 ?*? per ropy? ? per a n/> um T/u MuttfilNti &U/3 Juh l> ?uNij*?l at tef clock J. Af.j and duiiibuttd before brtaUl it ; He AH'KK ffOtlfr KJilTlUS can be bid of the lu-iothuyt II 2 och-k f. ^ THx M KKnLY H'iK.tLU, for gircvtoli * on thii Vonti pent, i? published every Saturday. ut ee l jirr copy, or ?3 per xiinum, for rircul itinn in Rurope and prin'ed in French and Kngllsh every mail steam pa hr dip at h\ rents per copy or $>l per a aruui; the hitter price to include the postOf. At.L LRTTRRS by mail, for subscription, or imM iderr Use em be yootrptiid. or voitnoo mitt be deducted from VOUJ&TARY COifKAl'S'FU.VOiil.VCA!. OCPtuwungimportant uc jh solicited from i ny quarter if the world; if ueed.ieiU be Wborollyv -id for. AWKKT18KMKM'1'B, ieenemea every esornmg, and to be published inthe morning ami afternoon sditions,) u.* rea mutable pricie; to he written in a plain, legible manner: the proprietor mot reepoueible for errori in nunuicrnd. NO Kill t'ti I ke.i n< 'IV nymnui < nnmuntc i time. Wh itever is bdcndea tor inecrti n m..?f he au/initi ated by the ?nme and, addre*a of th' writer, -ot ? eeea uarity <or pub teaHon, J>t- C it a ft ytttir mtyn* hia good faith. canuat rtturn rojoclrd commit nieat'ona. AXUMlM&NTd THli K7SN1V0. 30W1RY THEATRE. Bo?r*ty-Z??i*iicA-TH* 'ib*"* PbRroKM?r>cii>?Navu &'?* hukst* wvuar *>? III* M*.t. BROADWAY theatre, bro?jw?y?Monte-Crmto. NATIONAL THEATRE, C'hAthun Sjuaw?Ivanhoe?WaOOl'fTA. BURTON'S THEATRE, Chamber* street?Yanitt Fair?CaLifubnia Ooij> Nine*. * MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway, neat Broome?Curistt's Minim bl*. BOClRiT LIBRARY, Broadway, near Leonard?New OrLrae* Svrrw adrr*. ALDAMBRA, Broadway, near Prince?Rawd*, i,a it fc Co.'* American cinc-s. ZOOLOCICAL HALL, 3 wrry?Yam AMaunait a Co.'* ItBB ACERIE. CHINESE MUSEUM, 831* Hroudwoy?Oihwebe CcniomriBn. New York, Saturday, January !47, 1840, The Ocean Steamer*, There were no tidings of either the United States or Canada when the Htrold went to press this morning. It the ioimer sailed as advertised, she is now in her eighteenth dny, and the latter in her fourteenth. They will bring two weeks' later intelligence from all parts of Europe. ( eneral Taylor and tile Incoming Admlnl*1 trailon_tts Difficulties. A good deal otjionjecture lias been hazarded on the motives which actuated Mr Clay in again accepting the post ol United States Senator in Congress, frcm the State of Kentucky, and entering afresh into the old polit cal field, at Washington, during the incoming administration. On several occasions, of lute years, Mr Clay declared that he had entirely abandoned political life; and it would really seem as if some strong motives must have impelled him to again consent to mingle, at this late period in his life, in public affairs in Washington. From recent disclosures, it seems also that the motives which have worked on Mr. Clay's rmnd in coming to this determination, are hardly of the moat amiable character?ttiey, in fact, partake more of resentment, or revenge, than of any affectation of friendship towards the incoming administration of Genera! Taylor. According to the accounts coming from the West, Mr. Clay wrote some weeks ago to Gen. Taylor, congratulating him on the success of his election, and intimating that he might tarry at Baton Rouge on his way to New Orleans, and make him a friendly visit at that quiet station. The accounts which have been furniBhcd to the public, of the interview between them, do not give much encouragement for the belief that any very friendly relations exist between the Presidentelect unA tkp PrpaiflAni nnn.?lo/if Fnmro 1 nf/wmnfw?n however, fiom that quarter of the country must be received, before an accurate opinion can lie formed of the state of relations between those twodisguished men, or what may grow out ot the position wbish they hold towards each other, in the future administration of the government. Mr. Clay is not .a man to be over-ruled or over-done, without making an elfort to recover the position of influence, and sometimes of dictation, which lie lias been accustomed 10 hold for ihe last twenty years of his political existence. As matters now stand, Mr. Clay's election to the Senate bodes no good or friendly feeling towards the administration of General Taylor. Tue Mileage Mkjiukr's Explanation. ? Mr. Greeley is daily boring his readers, and wasting the time of Congress, in endeavoring to explain his little pettifogging inconsistency, on the mileage question and the book expenditures of the House. He had tnuch better "confess the coin" at once, and have done with the matter. The facts ot the case are simple, and easily understood. The travelling expenses of members ol Congress, from their plac?s ot residence to the seat of government, are defrayed by the public treasury, according to law. The original intention of the law wan pinijly to pay a fair rate tor those expenses?mflicient to reimburse the members, hut nothing more. Now, the expenses paid by Greeley, in his journey from New York to Washington, probably amounted to twelve or fifteen dollars, and yet he actually received, and put in his pocket, us mileage, the auni of one hundred and eighty-tour dollais! Was this consistent with nu honest and moral construction of the law 1 Gan he lay Ins hand upon his heart, and say that it cost htm more than twelve or fifteen dollars to reach Washington 1 He cannot, and yet h* received nearly two hundred dollars lor performing that journey ! Hia course on the book expenditures is of a similar character. He talks to several of his colleagues in such a way, as to lead them to believe that ho was favorable to making the appropriation. The vote is taken, the books are purchased, Greeley takes his share 01 the plunder; but like all sneaking, cowardly, paltry reformers, he votes against it himael , alter doing all be could to secure an aflirmative vote, and the passage of the resolution. There never was so perlect an unearthing of a low, paltry, contemptible demagogue, ns that which has been witnessed in the case of the lion. Massa GreeJey, during his brief career in Congress. It is no more, however, than what we expected ol hun. Hia conduct in the business of the post office advertising in this city, under a law of Congri ss, was precisely similar. Hy a pettifogging construction of that law, given by Cave Johnson, the preiient postmaster of New York, Mr. Morris, gave Greeley tfie post office advertising : or two years, when, in (act, it legully be loaned to he IS'nc York ttrratd, becsus* it had a much larger circulation, in thia city and out ot it, than hiB paper, the 7\tbvnr, had. Tne Treasury of the United States puid Greeley, through the postniaBter here, nearly live thausand dollars tor those advertisements, not one cent of which was he entitled to, but the whole ot which, legally, morally, and equitably, belonged to the Ilfuld establishment. When we exposed that construction ot the law, nnd compelled the postm* ter here to take that advertising from Greeley, and give it to us, Greefey had ihe impudence and audacity to charge, on two respectable persons in our office, who gave evidence ot the facts us they really were, perjury. For this, those gentlemen commenced a suit against him for damages, which suit will soon be adjudicated before a jury, and the jury will, it they act properly, give th? m damages to the wholeamount ot advertising money whictt Greeley ille. gaily received from the post office of this city, unde r a pettifogging CiNUtincUWef thi kv of t'ongters. Will ili?* jury do ent Fiox New (?rs.nara.- Wi; Hr?* in receipt of tilea of F.l ihn. published in Bogota, up to the 2drh ult. They are very incomplete, however, and have no news of importance in them. Tue country was very quiet, and there does not seem to be any excitement about the approaching election.? Burmese waa vety dull on the coast when the bark Bogota (by which we. received these papers) left Carthsgena, which was oa the 7th mat. ki Cauinkt Making in Washington.?Pur me tune past, cabinet making haa not been so fash ionable as it was immediately after the election of 1,1 General Taylor. For six weeks subsequent to the in seventh of November, the editors and politicians J throughout the country drove a very hard business in cabuiet making, and did not cease until all their ingenuity, fancy, and taste were completely ex- a| kausted. A lull tlieu succeeded ; but a new set of <j. artificers has started up in Washington, whose ? attempts in this liue of handicraft arc beginning * to attract some public attention. P We al-ude to the recent meeting of the whig * members of Congress from Pennsylvania, which J, wus held for the purpose of nominating a Secretary "i of the Tieasury lor Generul Taylor; thereby sav- * inghimthe trouble of advertising for or discover- " mu one for himself. The Congressional cabinet ? makers, however, confine theinselveB to a single I member of the cabinet, and thereby show their strong attachment to that invaluable principle ot mechanical ingenuity - the scientific division ol labor. They will cot make a Secretary of State, or a Secretary of War, or a Secretary of the Navy ; nor will they touch on a Postmaster General. They are modesi, too, in estimating tlreir own capacity, and simply are endeavoring to construct a Secretary, out of a stick of Pennsylvania timber ; and even this small body ol cabinet makers don't know exactly what sort of timber to take. According to their vote, it seems that they had three or four sticks before them; but one of them, labelled Andrew Stewart, was thought the most suitable to be put in the Treaaury department. The rest were accordingly thrown on the wood-pile, to be used hereafter as kindling stuff Seriously, however, the meeting of the Pennsylvania whig members of Congress, recommending a Secretary of the Treasury to General Taylor, is a gratuitous piece of impudence, far greater, even, than the attempts ol the editors and small politicians in the same line ot business. The latter only endeavored to foretel who might have chances of being made cabinet officers; but the Pennsylvania delegation expect that the President elect will consider their resolutions as a species ot instruction for his guidance in choosing his constitutional advisers. The Election of Senator at Alhany.?If Mr, Fillmore, the Vice President elect, and Mr. Fisn, , the Governor ot this State, and the rest of the j wliigs composing the government at Albany, had any moral courage, they would not Buffer them- ' selves to be overruled and made of no account, as j they probably will be m the coming election for ' Senator, by the intrigues of Seward and Thurlow j Weed, lor the purpose of carrying their own 1 schemes into eiTect. These persons are altogether opposed to the election of Seward as Senator, but 1 are afraid to take decided ground against such a * calamity. They are in the same paralized condition as the whig journals are in this city.? r Each whig organ here is the centre of sundry * cliques ot office beggars, who, in their efforts to J get a share of the spoils from the in-coming ad- ti ministration, are afraid to move right or left, and J only try to swim with the current, which ever way it sets. Such a position of things presents a fine opportunity tor the old anti-masenic leaders to get the whole mastery over the whigparty in the State oi New York, and re-establish a regency, even worse than that which Mr. Van Burcn organized, and which is equally revoltinir to the int.'lligence and spirit ol the people throughout this great State. We guess we shall have to go to wont ourselves, take oil'our coat, roll up our sleeves, and set up on their pins Mr. Fillmore and the other whig leaders, i pat them on the cheek, and encourage them to do ? their duty. We are not atraid ot the denuncia- ^ tiona that would be concentrated upon us, which c Weed or Seward could issue from this day up to [ the day of judgment, and six hours alter. We have n long standing account of old grievances to set- *> tie with some of these chaps, and the day is not ? tar distant when we shall make them stand tip to *1 their hand, or give up the ship. ft Italian Opkka?Singular Changr of thk e Times.?If the recent Grand Faucy Ball given by Signor Fry, at the Opera House, was, in a certain t > degree, a failure, it will probably, in another way, ? turn out to be a very favorable affair for the rest of v the season; and be the means of establishing sue- 1 cessfully the Italian Opera in this country for ever 0 hereafter, and a day beyond. I } It may be recollected that the managers af the y bull were much censured for permitting on that ?c- J fusion a certain class ot society in this city to E fi-ure on the gala night; mixing familiarly with all * the characters on the occasion. The class of so- ? ciety here alluded t?, is that originally called the * " siiortinir centlemen." rnmnnm>rlnf mm uhnnwn I 5 C O ? r ? ? " MW W"M J splendid ninntior.B in Park Place and Broadwayt give glorious champagne and game suppers, and entertain and support the whole by the proa peroua results of the faro table. The system ' which they pursue is in some respects not very J dillerent fiom the Wall street system, at least in t' its morale. In short, we understand that the Italian * Opera is now patronized, particulaily in the par- e queue and some of the private boxes, by all the sporting men about town, who are the most elegant and accomplished men of the day ; who sport the it biggest moustaches, wear the most delicate and J richest cloaks, and whose whiskers are altogether unnnpeachaVle. The Wall street men, on the other hand, who deal b in stocks, are by no means so delicate in finish, ? in manner, or in dress, as those people connected v. ith a different kind of banking establishments, ? and who deal in cards, fashionable society of the t [ resent day is composed of two kinds ol sporting Jj gentry? the one being those who deal in stocks, f tlie other those who deal out cards ; but the latter ? desnijtion of people are far the most elegant and p the most accomplished of the two. The remainder of the season at the Opera will now be bnllisnt in the extreme, and the enterprise e will doubtless close with i< hit and profit, leaving a * vast surplus lor the establishment of a foundling bl hospital. |,| n ( Steamships -Wf have heretofore in- a< formed our renders that E. K. Collins, Esq., so well known as the principal proprietor of the bra- w untie line of packets between this port and Liverl?ol, had entered on the ocean steam navigation 2< enterprise, and had contracted for the construction of h line of steamships to piy between those ports. We also infonned them that those vessels, ci us vo il as their machinery, are to be constructed tt in ih" trios', scientific manner, aud without regard d4 to expense, with the view of making them equal, if not superior, to the same kind of craft in any ^ part of the world. We now take pleasure in say- m ing, that two of those splend d vessels will be ?'r launched on Tuesday next, both at the same time, oo from the respective yards in which they have been J1' In lit, between the hour* of twelve and one o'clock. We have the fullest confidence that those vesse's, 0,1 w hu h will be named the Atlantic and Pacific, will letlect credit not only on Mr. Collins, who Km qn promoted the line, and the builders who have eon- ,l" 6tp rted them, hut on the country to which they belong. They may, we are Mire, he taken as a ?" i pecinien cf wliRt Americans can do in the way ^ o| etranith p building. < ? mi Tpac* i.n U'k .as.? Husiness in the Texan rivers rlrcudy be gin* to atstjme an air of activity, as will ^ l?c s<eu hy rtie follow ing Iron the AT O. Picuyww IL( of tlie Jfth met.Ml Tbe Bresns mesne.* were, eeoordltf! to ths tatret *' lltelllffeii'e, ?t VV?*Mu(i'.iio. a .out t.oi tart i??n th? rivir with t Jll ft' tgr.ti Tn?rr ?r? ?r? qiisatlHss of . fieipbt e ? the haoKe of tho river fh-y n xild htvs obtained full fiwisht below Ittohraond, but t'>* eooi .'0 i a?d?r* I td determined fl' *t t'?rrfOf.Te all donlitav to | ti eii sspaMitty sfraanlbg to Wakhina,"9 with est*, . esletjr und deepswob. Jni Theatrical and Musical. Bowickt Theatre ? There wu qalte a good house it evening, end liter the lively little farce of1 Sketches India." the I.eea made tbelr appearanoe in their very msrVeble feats. A word about "Sketohee in India:1' it a most Improbable kind of a story, and the variom icideotc are strung together quite at random ; still ith all that, it created a great deal of fun. Jordan i the old t rench Marquis, Winans, as honest Tom ape, Miss Taylor, as the stage-struck Sally, and VIr cd Mre Gilbert, as the old folks of the pteoe*. by their Dtlng nude the house resound again with laughter. Ve have aireudv described some of the estraerdiaary ertotiuanoe* of toe l.e<? ; they se>-m to improve every ventng and are continually addiog new feetures to heir already attractive programmes The bottle teats I I.avater are really unit surprising What esn we ay of lltt'a Eugene He Is the most graoeful and gile little feilow that ever dauced on a rope, and be uuht to be seen by all. The amusing oomnd'etta of Love's Stratagem" and the speetaele of -/eiubuoa ' oncluded the performauses Ho h of them are very avorite pieees Kor to night an excellent bill ie set dtvu ; i'? uj lue uiguk u wo loco ou|lj>uira',. Dsoauwat Theatbk.? It is said by connoisseurs and lillattantl,'h-it thereto su jh a charm and beauty in be paintings of Rafael and the other great masters, hat each tlm* they ata seen, they arc somtthing new ,lJ fresh undiscovered beauties of tnuob, oolorlug iiid'fleet, are seen in thani on a second, third, or ourth visit. Sir Joshua Reynolds himself confesses hat abm he first went to lloma a id saw these m?j*rpirces of att be felt a sort cf surprise and even ooaerupt, but after aehile. after couUmplatiug them retea'.edly he was astonished more and ours at the dlt joveriea he made Now this in all magic, mr.sneriiin. sod nonsense to us; we canuot understand it, but we tan and do understand bo v it is that the more the irantiful piece of -'Moats Crislo" is seen, the mote it s admired and the moie it is appreciated We think, to j, re can explaio the theory and philosophical principle on which "Monte Cristo," and we ought to say along with it, Mr Marshall, Mr. Lester, Mr Oyott. Mrs. Abbott tad the other gentlemen managers, and lady artists, have,all combined taken the to >rii altogether by storcn, rndoeiried ail the lovers of beauty oaptivs and prisoners by the riehuass, the elegauoe. the graudeur, the jorgecusrefs, the splendor, the magnitloeooo of this drama The principles then, the rationale, ia this? but time and space will not peimit us now to go into It, we ruust defer it for another opportunity. Meantime we invite all the public to go and eee '' Monte Urt8to"oooe more, and then they will be able better to understand our explanation and our Iheory the next time when we give it. Nations!. Tiikathe.?The grand epeotaole ofj'Iuan* hoe" was played trst last evening, and was brought rorward with all the splendor of dresess, armor, aoenery, fcc , whloh marked its original production. Wo have never seen more splendid real armor worn on the stage. The snlt that Mr. Cbanfrau bears, as tbs black Knight, is truly magnificent. The fighting cents were well managed, and the ouorusses ware mug in good style Mr. Tilton played the part ef lease of York, and we must give him eredit for the raovllent manner In which he did the scene between bim and Sir Reginald, in the dungeons et the Castle of rori|uilstcne,wbiob was a most admirably acted one. Mr I'aylor. as Sir Reginald, wasezoelient; Miss Ylestayer, is Rtbeoca did well; Mr. Herbert's Knar Tuolt was a most jovial affair: and, in l?oi, the pieoe was well played throughout. " Wacousta," (after a dance from the pretty and graceful Miss Carline,) oonoluded the performances. This piece will be played for the last time this evening, as on Monday a new looai (Irama? 'Roslna Meadows"?will be produoed. Burton's Theatric, Chimhiii Street.?The bib >f fare last night, at this theatre, was excellent Irougbam's oomedy of11 Vanity Fair," adapted from rhaokery's novel of that name, was repeated. In onseqnenoe of the aeoldent wbiob Mr. Burton met rith in the theatre, in the early part of the week, he rae unable to appear; but his part of Joe Ledley was dmirably sustained by that promising young aotor, lr Raymond. Mr. Brougham, as Kawdon Crawley, lied that character to perfection Mrs. Brougham, as isjor O'Dowd, looked as beautiful as ever, andap eared to have as vivid a conception of the part as the .utbor himself. Indeed, had Thaokery been present, is wonld have had no reasonable oause of complaint tgaiastauy one of the splendid cast. The pieoe went ?tf with great trial. The burletta of the 1 Calif irnla lines" concluded the entertainments of the evening, iad was reoeived. as heretofore, with great applause '"or variety and excellence, the performanoes at this hcatre sre nnrivalltd. American Circus, Broahwav.?This oharmlng olrius, situated la Broadway, was filled last evening with l very respectable nudieuce, and well It may be. as the erformances are of the very best quality "Valentine tnd Orson" is a piece ef superior excellence, ani got ip in a style calculated to draw crowded houses. The ligxelry exhibited by the beautiful stud of htrses Is ruly astonfablrg. To see the learned ponies and the Pom Thumb horse. Is worth mere than double the price if admittance. The v. hole of the entertainments are isauilfully got up and no one ehotild omit to see theia rbo at all admties the docile bone. To-day, at 2 clock, a performance wilt he irlven. and mute a ri h re it Is cO> red for mil the little ones who omnnot keep heirejes open at night. Ouncl's Comckbt.?The attendance at th* Tabermole Jastevi-uisg was rmtber thin; yet the assemittge that grtned thll second grand conoert of tho hovo distinguished composer and musical artist, conIs led of much of the beauty and fashion of our city. "Is there a heart that music cannot melt?" So sung the poet; and those who witnessed the per>rmance of thin highly talented musical troutir last vening, felt the full force of the remark. The overure from Auber was executed with a degree of artlstU al skill that was eminently worthy of this spleudid and ; and their general style of performance, throughut, elicited marked applause. Since this oelebraed composer has been in this oonntry. be has rritten some beautiful pieces of music ; but tht test of his productions will be introduced, for he first time, on Thursday evening next. It is ailed " Napoleon's Midnight Review with hit Dsarted Warr ors '' He has, at great oxpxnee, preartd. by way of illustration, a splendid painting, reresenting all the hercee of Napoleon's time, in a rsnd transparent picture The respective parts of bis sublime composition will represent the evening? light, with its gloomy aspeot, and the midnight hour, 'ben spectres are supposed to appear, will be beautiully nittored to the mind by various shades fro-n lei gola lights, and the thrilling strains of i nstruments, rhich will be tonohed with a solemnity of tone so as to sake one imagine reality for imagery. No doubt the tabernacle, next Thursday, will bj visited by a large ssemblage of out citizens. Christy's Mihstrki.s.?These raoy geniuses will tolay give their latest and best burlesque, the famous Voytge Musicals," at both their afternoon and evenng concerts; and a) it has been received with such clat. we can promise all visiters to the Christy's, an muslnir time hearinv It The two other nortlnna nf belr programme ara composed of their most favorite thlopian melodies. Tiir. New Oni kak? 8icirno(ii will to day live two onrtrts, via: at three and eight P M . thus affording ur citizens a doable chance to hear them ; and a* any families find it inconvenient to take their joaog like out at nlgbt. tbeae afternoon entertaiomenta are tat the thing for them We have no doubt the room 111 be crowded on both occasions. an the great merit! r thla band are now universally acknowledged. City Intelligence. iaoiHta Voli'ktkkh Uook ? Another of those rave spirits who fought so nobly in the battles on the laics of Mexico, In honor of the American ttag, has one to that bourne whence no traveller returns, lecrge W. Struihers returned to thin city from the eld of tio<>d. wl'h bia health broken, and sought an sylum in t>e City Hospital, where he might receive be necta ary medical aid; bat the seeds of disease were no deeply rooted, and on tbs 11th Inst, hla spirit bads irtwsll to ertb His remains were taken to Potters lcId, unwept slid urcared for. The Harrington luards had the bed? exhumed. and bar* made the ueeeeary arrangements fur his funaral, which will take laceatthe L'nlversailst obutoh. corner of Downing nd Bleeeker streets. to morrow afternoon, at half past wo oolcek. Fiar ?A fire broke out aboni. A o'clock yesterday vening. in the extensive agricultural implement and lacblhe factory, at the corner of Lexington avenue Dd .'llat strict. which |wae entirely deetroyed. The uildieg was of wood, nod of little value, though the ijury to the castings and machinery wai considersle. The loea I' animated at $2,000 The fire oomtnulcated to the three itorv brick house on Lexington renne. adjoining, owned and occupied by Mr. Clark, le rear part of which was partially deetroyed The uildtng was damaged to the amount of about $500. hlch it Is satd was fully Insured The (Ire originated i the finishing room of the factory, where wae kept n jantltv of oil; hence the rapid progress of the flames ?fore the firemen reached the scene of conflagration Nassow Racaps ? Catharine Healy end Catherine K|y nearly met their deaths yesterday (Friday) morning, i consequence of having placed a furnace of lighted larcoal in a small room without any v?nt|<atioa, for te purpose, as they said, of ''airing" it! They were forinately discovered by the bar-keeper of the ball-room ipertment of the Chinese Buildings, who, as hs was ifng his morning ronnd, henrd moans proceeding om the ii( per part of the building. After n diligent arc h, he round them to proceed from what had fererly been n store-room, bnt whloh now had been nverted into a dormitory for the girls. Procuring i axe, he broks open the door, and, to his horror, ills- 1 versa the two girls In bed. i|alte Insensible being uurthelnflaeneeof theoarbonio acid gas, and evidentin thn lndf ontns of Kwnnthinss Rn tn/llninjs *?aaf_ (Bt thf y were rcMiNoltatad, Bad reoovered from their J ileal p sltlon They ?r*, however,Mill laboring un- ' r the obnoxious of th* polio none |M. Diathbt iixiiauitiopf.?Th* Coronar h*ld an in- | fit yeeterday at the lltti ward stattoo home, on n body of Oaorge Koarh, a native of Mermany. who, , e night previoue, fall Into the river at the foot of 6th ( vet Soon after, he waa pulled out and taken to the itlon home, and medtoal aid procured, and waa , ought out of danger; but in the roura# of a few era ! a died The jury rendered a verdict that he , me to hie death by r xbauation. Th* dtceaead waa a , ml of a Icafur, being a frequent via iter at the itation ( uiea. . Cvaiort TiAsiuMTTton.?Robert Tinnejr, of Tilry itreel, brought up to the police office th is itnl'ig. charged with having threatened to eboct t cheeI Lav:* of New Vork It eeeme that D ivle'a i fe wan renaortlng w'th Tlnney, ha>log abandoned r family for that, purpo'e The Injured hnihaod me crer yeeterday '-r the purpoae cf reclaiming hla rellof. rpunae. she refueed to go with him, mod Tinj to >k eldea wltb i,er. and ehowed a dtermiaatlon off?r violent refinance The aid of the police wav lie<1 In, and on marching Tlnney. a couple of loaded tolf were found upon hiia - Hro?kl*n .1d>fr(i?tr, v W. Celebration of Burns' ill r til On jr. Thursday evening last, the gentlemen composing the Hunt* Club ol the city of New York, aud a num'erol invited guests and friends, celebrated ' tiie ninetieth anniversary of the birth day of Scotland's gre< t hard, by a splendid diuner at the //e- ' lei dufartt, Mo. 334 Broadway. It was a happy m a social gathering, and the festivities were contnutd till a late hour. Col. Wm. H. Maxwell, the Trepidant of the Club, prestdel on the occasion, aud was supported on bis right by Mr. Biro lay, tUs Oiltlih Consul, and on the left by Or. Bartli-tt, late i dlior of lbs Jilbivn. Mr. Moody noted as n.e-i. dent Alter due hon^r had been done to the viand*, the do b.waa removed, and tneo ensued a" feast or reason end a flow of eoui" that reflected creditably ou the tone ot the *' laud of the mountain and the flood." The regular toasts being in order, the President directed the company to charge lor the fliet. Before proposing it. he thanked the Club for the honor vvhtoh it had coutemd upon him by electing him as it* preel dent it ?*' the first time that he bad the pleasure ot meeting the members slooe hi* election ; he eu aware ot ibo able uianner in which the chair had baen tilled by hia predecessor a, aud he feared that his effort* would (-.outrage unfavorably with theirs. Ha would claim the privilege axc-udrd generally to debutant*, and would throw himreif on their kind consideration. He than proposed ? " H e Day and a' wba bonor it." [Drank with great euihuaiarni "J In propoelng the second regular toast, and considering the antyrct ef it in connection with the ntmi of the club, the President said:?It may be expeoted tost I Hboulo offer some lew introductory observations relative to the "great bard of Scotland," whose natal anniversary we are here this evening to celebrate. In speaking of Burns, as a man and a poet, we have the bisiory of one and the beauties of too other to instruct us; but In al udlog to his genius, we speak of the emanationsi-f an inspired mlnu or spirit, suoh as dictated tba Ideas and prompted the expressions ot the great phl'osopher*, painters, and poeti of antiquity The genius of ancient poetry oouoeived the beauiirul anthems and tbe luaguiiioeut imagery of Job aud Isaiah; It awe'led the boi-oui of Homer, when he sung "the Trojan War;" it bred the strains of Sapno, and It kindled tbe glowing numbers ef Anaoreon. It is the same undylig spirit tbat in later iluaes animated tbe lofty verve of Milton, of Dante, of Petrarch, of fasso. of Sbafctpeiue, and of our own immortal Burns, Genius is my theme How difficult to define it! Iluw many hove attempud it iu ruin ! Homo#, tile priaoe of poets, doubtless, Alter long deliberation, called it the 'god of human nature"? a a earthly divinity It is, Indeed, a great principle?one of endless duration. It is confined to no time. It i.s superior to human laws and the oonrtntioua'ities of society. it out lives the pride and prrjudloes of an epoch, to rise still more resplendent amid the visions

of tbe future. I have mentioned the names ef several men of genius whose inspiration has shed a bright lustre upon their age ; and 1 oould, In connection with my subject,bare traced remarkable resoinblaaoes in their lives, to incidents in tbe career of Burns; but in doing eo. 1 should delay you too long I will select, then, only the name of Shakspeare, a genius who. liks Burns, was born in en humble rank, was negleoted In his lifetime, but will, like Burns, live forever la the memories of his countrymen stigkepeare, as an actor ana a dramatist, was, at leait, app>audsd. though not justly appieciated by Queen Elizabeth and her esurtiers; but the gems of his genius slumbered in parchment for a century after his death, in the moth eaten libraries of the corrupt and Illiterate successors of the Virgin Queen. The genius ef Shakspeare was either overlooked or forgotten, while Rochester and Waller were the recipients of royal favdfc, and the delight of the dissipated aristocracy of England, in the latter part of the seventeenth century. But it was only for a moment, In tbe ages of eternity. The oloud that lowered o'er the fane of tbe dramatist soon passed away, and the darkness was followed by a light that has shed an imm> rial halo around tbe name of Shakspeare; and illuminated English literature beyenil all praise, and all precedent. Robert Burns waeooraln humble live; but as it drinking in early Infanoyirom the Castalian fount, as it nursed in secret by the muses?as if directed by that Ootla sung no sweetly in his vision?he pours forth his rapturous melodies, almost uuno'.loed at the mcmeut, it is true, bat whioh gently swelling on tbe ear of time, has tilled tbe world with biu music Burns' genius, simple, nervous, natural and fervent, attraoted not tbe trifling ear of the fashion of his day. Tbe great bund of Scotland died in poverty, with the song upon his lips that was to be the delight and admiration of all nations, throughout all time. Burns died negleoted; but bis genius, the divinity of his nature, survives In glory, ana will live forever. We deplore the man, but we adore his memory, and dolight In the priceless treasures he kas bequeathed to u<. I fear I am intruding too long upon your Indulgence. I muet hasten to conoltide Gentlemen, we are here to do honor to his memory, and we are honored in return by the presence of his genius. His spirit is with us i here to-night. Let ns indulge tbe pleasing Influence it i sheos over our baoq uet. Kill your glasses, than, to the 1 Driot, anu in nowing Dumpers let us oia it welcome. Gentlemen. I give you ss t lie second regular toast: ? ' The genius of Burns " [Drank with all the honors ] Mr. Clihehic.ii ess then called upon (or a song and In compliance therewith he sang ' Highland Mary," prefacing it with some observations on the olrouinstances connected with theeuojeot of the song, her attachment and betrothal to the poet, and her sickness and ueath The song was warmly applauded, and was exceedingly well snog. " The l'oets of Scotland," was the next sentiment. [Drank with eutbusiaxm ] Mr. Draper sang Duncan Gray," to the great amusement of the company. The next regular toast was? " The l'oets of America." Mr. Moo?v,the Vice ("resident of the evening, in a neat speeob, interred to the dtfliculty he experiensed in otunmenoing his remarks, and could not help smiling at the fact that at the anniversary of Burns' birthday for the year IMP, the assemblage had to preside over them a Baneident who oould not stop, and a Vioe President who oonld not etart (Laughter ) He then entered into the character of the writings of Burns, which were characterised, he said, by evidences of a most generous and nob e spirit As a man. Barns was not perteot, more than any other ; yet he had fewer of the imperfections 'hau any other, and more of the perfections. He then glanced at Scotland and her sous, and concluded by giving as a toast ? *' The Lando' Cakes." Mr. James Boijek then favored the company by reolting " Young Lcchinvar," which he did in a very ornuuiuiD iuauutr. At this point the company seemed to get into the spirit of the thing, end the decanter* and bottles of onampagne danced menlly along the table* F.ach one of the company teemed determined to enjoy himself, and to make all do the same Mr. Moodi propct ed " The native poets of America." Drank, with all the honor*. Mr. Ci arkk, of the Knickerbocker, responded to the last toast He said he was, perhaps, the ouly Ameri can present; but poetry is like nature; one touch of it makes us all one brotherhood, for it is bnt a touch of one genial feeling, and is the language of nature He gave " The spirit of true poetry; It lives in nature, and will endure as long as nature exists " The Pni-.sirixriT hereupon announced that the regular toa*t* wire concluded and he thought it an appropriate time to refer te the ab'enoe of a gentleman whom the company would be moat happy to see present on thie festive occasion, h it whore engagement* were eo Imperious as to prevent his attendaooe That gentlrman is Mr. Bryant. He has, however, enclosed the following toast in a letter, " 1'he Scotch in AmericaMen of clear heads and warm hearts." [Drank, with all the honors ] Mr. Dovui.ass was called upon for a song, and gavo "A man's a man for a' that." The Uhaiii then gave, as a toast, " The President of o the United States." Drank, with all tha honors. Mr. Moout said, that with all the love we have for the coil litre of our arinnttnn ?nit ell /.?? oO mi-.tu for Its Institutions, wo osnnot forgot the land of our nativity Ho would give ' The Queen of Kngland." [Drank, witb all the boners ] Mr. the British Consul, responded. He I claimed to bo of the some blood its those who had b corns from the "Land o'Cakes." He attended ontbis C occasion a servant of the British government, g but as a guest Nevertheless, he would thank ths C company most kindly tor the manner in whloh the S last toast had been rroelved. lie proposed, t "The Burns Club of New Vork,?may It remain in C perpetuity, a monument to the Toet." G Mr. i* ii.i. proposed, ti "The Tress " v Mr. VotNo, editor of ths Jllhion, responded. Itwas d a phasing duty fur him,as it murt be for all members T of the press, to leuve the discussion of subjects on 8 which men differ, to participat# la these festivities, N which bad for their purpose to do honor to the memory pi of Scotland's great bard, about whom thera oouid be B no difference or opinion. After making a few observe- M tloae en pcatry, he proposed, B "The minstrelsy of all countries." B The PrfsidbnT, on being called upon, said that ha J. did not know whether it was odetoma'ry'or presidents si to be called npon to sing Ha eertalaly hoe# J! trps TI VV VUPtVUlM/ IVI |UVOIWiU*D W gl?P H|> * UOir 00*01? V' certainly, preeiaente of banks Jo not do so, although president* of collegee sometimes do so, bat In Saa- t' eerlt, (Jreek, Latin, or something also of the kind. Ha wj would avail himself of the practice of prtsldente of ooliegee, and slog, not in Sanscrit. Hebrew, or Oreek, because they might not be understood, but in Latin; p. and while doing so he would request bis friend at his elbow to w?fa hrnr. (Laughter ) He then eang a soog which created much laughter. It was eomposed of a mixture of all languagee, dead and living, and was ' quite marital Ot oourse. it oaased a great deal of , murement. . ' Dr. Bertlett's health was then proposed, and drank ,1 with all the honrra The Doctor requested to be excused from responding } , st length, for he was Indisposed and eould not do as he ' would wish. He could not, however, help referring to the pr?-e?nt mretieg, and the circumstances under ' ' which th*e company wee assembled. After nosoplltneut q, log the people of Sootlend for the bravery and valor whl?h were especially evinced at Waterloo, he paid a . . irlbnte to the Irisb, who fought brilliantly too on the , tame ocoselon. and conoluded by giving ? " The Scottish Thistle? Never tarnished with oow- j,v trdlce, from Becnookburn to Waterloo " ^ Col. Barkot rose, on being called upon for a toast, t)() tnd said that ba was much pleased and enlightened with wbat he had beard this evening Before blm he taw tbe butt of bust of Burn*, and another of Sir Waller Scott After speakleg of the latter he proposed " The Memory of Sir Walter Scott.' T? ilirank with ail the honors J pH Various ither volunteer toasts were drunk before ow :he festivities termma'ed. which they did not do till a f0, ew of the wee hours were marked on the dial. On the fjfl bole. It was an exceedingly social and happy gather- yf ng The greeteet hilarity prevailed from the com- U)| n< ncemeut to the eud, nothing having occurred to w| bar, Id the slightest degree the festlvit'e* of the even- nil bg Rocongebial were the spirits, so enlivening tba d0 irecer dings, and so merry at d socleble wvre all that do t might be reasonably supposed It was a meeting of a tir .articular clan, tatber tban ono of Scotchmen geneally. pi Police InUUlgtiw. Watrk S vfftn ()uida-he - Ct^ula Wiley and Aw't 1'aptain Cook, of that lit ward, erieatad, >??t ?r<Uy. at tlw Kiauklin coffee Home, Id vieideo Uoe. two m?u, BtUlDf tbetueelvM Wui j?ok>oq and Jatnoa A Miliar, on a charge of defrauding a railor, by the nam * of J ?> Delany, out of a eliver watch valu-d at $14, aedJBO In mono). In eiohaog* for a worchleea watofc rep re UDird to bo gold. The cifcumitance* in tbie ra'? ara very re matPane, as lb* aafor ultimately got tb? w?atbtr guage i t the wiiten rtulTorf. l'h~ urn a? follow. : It appear* tbat on 1 burn J ay last, the nauor was paeelng up .Vlaideo lane, having jutt left bia ? ?< .! when he was acooeted b/ a man who a-ked him if he did uot want to purchase a gold watob, aa baweser- 1 ceediDgly abort at money ami tnuit leave the olty that afternoon for Ualtlinorr, aud rouid not go fur want of money. The watch wan eoown. whleh appeared to be a heavy gold lever watch, aud r?pt?-*n'ed to ba < gold and worth'over $loO While the railor was talking to thia man. Jaok?on. one of tbe prieoner.i. came up and looked at the watch, Maying: 1 would buy the watch toy elf, ouly I bare not 1 enough money with me ; but If tbli inan (meaning the i snuoi) win nuvuKiiM me unui i go my More, I will girt hint (4 tor his trouble, and b<i can hold the wit.ita ? security au<l go with me Tbl? arrangement toe honest i-aiior thought was all right, aud advanced the j iooui-jr, but only having $00 iu oaeli he gave up bin silver wulcb, worth (IS, to make up the (7S, The uiau tben took the money and handed to the sailor the 1 humbug gold wetob, who started off with Jacksou for the purpose of lecelving baok the $5, and the prnmited $4 for hie trouble Jaoksun, under .the pretense of going to bis store for the rn ?n**/, led the innocent Bailor aown Wall street, in front of the Cus oin House, where be sa d to the sailor, "hold on a little while; 1 want to go iuto the Custom Hon u to see about some good* " The sailor waited and waited, but no .vir Jackson returned. It then struok hiin t bathe was cheated and taking the watch to a jewellerlM suspicions were som realized The watoh stutier passed through the I'umooi House iuto i'ine street, and thus esoaped. Ye-aerduy .as the sailor was oomlog up Maiden Laue, very near the same plane that be met the watch stiiti-r the day betore. ho should be see coming down the street but the identical Mr Jackson, when no sooner did he see the sailor, than be turned short round aud tried to uncapo i'be > ailor. h'.weter. was not to be turned off so eaiily. but ran up and seised Jackson by the collar, eiyiug, "You'ie the feluw that robbed ine ot $75 yesterday " Jackson, on finding the ratior determined to either have his meney baok or have a fight, became much alarmed, and said, "Oh. don't put me in oustojy; here take this gold watch and chain as security until 1 fetoh the mousy, and If you doubt my word, oome Iuto any . ewelry store, and you will find It wortu over $100' This watoh, on Inquiry, proved to boa genuine oue of that value. The sailor took the watch and chain, end an arraogmsnt was then made between them to meet at Clerk fc brown's Coffee House. The money was to be returned, end the eaiior deliver up the gold watch before, however, the time arrivol, the sailor very justly called in the aid of Captain Wiley, who attended the meeting likewise; but Instead of witnessing the transaction on the meeting of the parties to pay the money baok, ha took Jackson into custody; also Miller, who waa charged with being an accomplice. They were eonveyed before Justice l.uthrop, aud on nucaing lug ftitmu ui jwu.ou, pc4 m u>u> ums, was found; a $20 and a $10 of whioh money wae ideatilled by th? tailor aa a part of bis money, given by bim the day before to tbe waich atuller; likewise the silver watch. A receipt for $200 was found, stating to be held as security for going bail for one Zula Canling. from Win | Hunoban, signed Luther McCoy, orsonie such name; j os tbe person of Miller was found $72 in Butohers'and Drovers'bank bills. The afMdavit 01 the complainant waa taken, setting forth tbe facts ef tbe laroeuy, and tbe magistrate committed them both to prison for a fuither examination. This watch stuffing job has been tbe best done up for some time, it belug so ael 10m the caw that tbe rascals are caught Tbe tables this t<me are completely turned against them?instead of their doing tbe sailor, tbe sailor baa dene them. Tlo officers deserve much ortdit. j'.obbtry of Money and ofufAtng.?Some tVlef entered tbe dwelling bou*? No. 3iJ8 Riviogtan street, stealing therefrom one frock and drsts ocat, one vest, a pair of pants, a silver watch and J. ISO in silver and bank bills, tbe property of Win Doughty and Albert Teller, valued in all at $250. No arrest. Scenes before tbe Magiitrate ? Justice I.otbrop presided on Wednesday morning, at the Police Crurt. Tbe business, however, befere the court was but of little importance, consisting of a few disorderlies, vagrants, and drunken sailors. Two of these disorderlies were women by tbe names of Many Ann Governcrand Ka'e Wrdens. These two prlaouers were brought in by officer Gilgan, of tbe Sixth ward, who charged tbeur with being disorderly in tbe street, at a late hour. ftlXOMTnaT* ? Well, Mrs. Governor, what have you to say against this charge ? raisoNKa, (Bursting into tears)? Your Honor I was a searching fit my husband; he goes to California to day, and I knew he had bvea drinking aod was in liquor, and 1 thought if he had any money about bim, I could ink* riffiTM of At for him; I found kiln in I'o&rl treat, Dear Centre, and spoke to hlra, wtisn be ran away, and as I was running after hitn and calling to bint, some strange man oame up, and took hold or rae 1 In a very Improper way; this made me mad, aad I began i x jaw him, when the >1. P cams along aad took me up. . Magi* i hatk? Hare you any ohlldren to support? Prisoner --I have two children, one is 17 years, aad the other 14, and I am a hard working woman. Mai.utiiatk?Oh, your family is now able to take rare ot themselves; and my opinion is, that you had better let him go to California lie will, no doubt, la c % short time return with lots of gold dust. My advice *, that you had much better let him go; for a man that runs away from a good-looking wife ought never to be run after If i were to run away from my wife, 8 I should never expect ber to run after me. c I'risonkh ? Yes, Judge, that's all very true; but Ihen, you know, It's natural for a woman to go after t ber husband, when 1 know to-day he's going to Call- v Ibrnia Besides, he is the lawful father of ray two :hlldren; and that made me feel a little more for h'm t ban I should have done. This woman here didn't a >ay a word; and I only jawed out 'cause the man laid t io!d of me in a very indecent manner. The cflioer said he did not wish to press the case n igainst them. Upon hearing this,?he prisoner began p o dry up her tears and look a littie more obeerful. The nsgisirate remarked that they must be more oautious n l'utuie; and if their husbands were determined to go ti A) California, tha hrst nlan would ha tn lot them an u t would b? such better to have tbem employed in tigging gold in that oountry than to be peeking atone iere on illackweli's Uland. You ere both discharged ' Thank your honor." said the prisoners; and off hey both trotted out of oourt,witb muoh more smiting jountenances than when they entered. * ' I Board of Sapervlsors. , The Hon. W. V. Havemeyer in tbe Chair. 0 Jan. 20.?The minutes of the preceding meeting were end and approved. Corrtetion uf Tazrt.?Petitions from sundry persona , or the oorreotion of taxes were presented and referred. ' Reporti? Of Committee on Anonal Taxes, in favor * if roireetlng the taxes of the following named peronsAlfred Davis, Mark Levey. Hermann Sandileic, A Field, I\ H Hodges, 1'hos Biaokenly John D. .awson. Henry C Beal?s, Martin Gregor. George A. ,j ten, Henry Pike, Wm Klandon, Mrs. M. A. Hoyt. leorge I.ovett, Charles Robb. and John E. Roes; ana dveree to relieving the following : ?James Snell, J L. )evos, John D. Waadell, Christopher Tevas, and Jaa. , A. Gonld. Aeoeptad. J* Communication.? A communication, enclosing a de- ? ree of the Supreme Court. In the cause of Wm Dougass vs. the Mayor, ho , waa read, upon whloh the Suervisor of the Eighteenth watd offered the following esolntlon Resolved, That the oepy of a decree In the matter of >ooglaea vs. the Mayor be referred to the Counsel of . be corporation?that he take auob steps as the oass nay require, and report to this Board, at the next nesting,the reason why no person appeared on the part 41 f ?kA ?is. A AAks?/4 W * . a, The Board then adjourned. 0 HoTcmcnii of Indirlduli. The following formed the principal portion of the xriTala yeeterday. ( too undermentioned hotel* Anhii'iii? N. Oibeon, New Orleene; M. Thorneby, J. 8 Navy; Captain Staneberry, I'.S, A ; Copt. Hit)>?rd, do : M. D. Cortio. Boston, A. O. Tbompton, Md.; p. laptam Maraton, United States Navy; J. G'Keliy, AuUhto, Captoin Mon gomery, United Statee Nary; H. laroner, England; J. Oibeon. Kentusky. AiTon-J. tafford, Albany; H. Lenta, Binghampton; O. r. Snton. Waahington; Mr. and >lra Maliery. Philadelphia; Wlllougbby, HaiUord; J Senior, Hamburgh; Capt. Iriawold. ahipNorthumberland; H. P. Henahaw, Bos- ,, do; Kd Honland. do; O N. Tbomaa, Kentuoky. Ini.n. Hoi iE (Howard's)?Mlaa Wolfe, Cuba; Dr. Bran- tv retb. Slog Sing; J. C. Derereua, Utiea; W. Mitchell, bi biladelphia; Dr. Grey, Springfield; 8 fatten. United tatee Army; Oeorge Patten, do; l>' Blllinga, Vermont; . Carter, Manchester; Mr. and Mr*. Gilford, Polladel- hi hia;?. Kairchlld, Binghampton; J. M. Hillibirton, oaton; Hon. C. Walworth, Saratoga; T. l.ymaa, ontieal; K Van Vleck, ( inclnnati; K. J. Townsead, utfalo; O. W. Newborn, California; B Walnwright, oeton. iiowian- A. 8. Wallace, l.ouiaviile, Ky.; I'otter. Providence; J. Wllllama. Baltimore; K Mar all, do; W. Danforth, Lnuiaeille, Ky ; 8. Wataon, hiiadelpbla; J Mott. do; Ka Governor W. Shannon, v0, bio; H O. Cole. Baltimore; L K. Loomie, Caaaaovia Ka-fresident Van Buret arrieei in Albany on bur*day,on a visit to his ion. 8. 8. Van Burea, with lorn he will spend a few days. , Superior Court. R( eeent. the Chief Ju-iice.and ju.tic. Sandtord. Jan. 36. ?Janet Coniior rt. Thr May or, 4*. ?f New rrk ? The srgumsat of this cause was resumed this . .mlnj and occupied the entire day. Deolsu-u re- ' rvvd. 'J'he following are the points on whien do- Ca adant's oounsel rely Hist, The ofltee ol the eierk of an e county of New \ ork la n pubiio offloe. created by blie authority. and lor pubiio purpose*. The olerk rof Ids not under the charter ot the olty, but by election, icer the constitution and law* ol this State Secad, TubUo officers in this county are mere pubiio nts, and hare no private property in their olHies f _ ilrd, Tbe not of December loth, 1847, fixing the sola* is and fees of Clerk, llegietrr, and Surrogate, Is a fr. titlmate exeritse of the right of the legislature to ,u tulate the duties and emolument* of a pubiie n loe. Fourth, The power to reduce fees is admitted , the Supreme Court and Court of Krrora. Fiftn, " jj le scttf Dec. lOi.b, 1817 Inomplles with theoonstitu>nal proTisitu a* to only one subject being oootalned a bill. T Steamkr Kmi-irk S?i.ok on run Ohio ? Whilst is ppienihrl strainer whs at>ctnditi? thr K ills . sttrday, sbe struok a rock Immediately opposite this :y, ai.d sunk to h*r lower deck Tne Umpire was vf"' nrd and cea>manard by Capt F.lllottj w*< insured w" I10.HOO or $ I'd INK) In tbe Frsnltun and Firemen's "f ' Ices of this cit>, and in a l.exlngtnn and a New ,h" >rk offloe. The hull or the boat wi>i b? lost, but her 11,1 lohlnery, ca In lix-tires, and nearly all her cargo *r'1'1 11 be saved The cargo consisted of I.nil barrel* icHerel, 3?1 hall do do 01 <|'i:ir'er do do M third a , 4tHJ boxes rstslns. lid n isr- i-r casks wlno, io barrels ",M , 1 case Indigo. 12 bug* cnlfee, H bags ca-ota, 6k box-is ",n i plate, 4fi box** lemons fill bi'xes oranges, 'in hog* P"'1 aos sugar, 70 barrels molasses Shs was valued at ' f ' l,OC? ? Leon riff r Jam pal Jan. 14. TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE, VH1KT1KTH COmUKKSS. KCUNK (UtabiOM. In Senate. W*>Hi!?iTon, Ian. 26, 1949. rkuiHimniM. The S?cftfe mat at lit o'clock, at uaaal, the Vloa ['resident in the chair. I'r?j? was offered by Re?. Mr. biicer, ( haplain, and the journal read bjr tha 3aaratarj. rBTiTioira. N l me roue memorials and iietitiona ware in J appropriately disposed of. TMK TtHirr. Mr. Srusr.KON.ef l'enn.. presented a petition,numerously signed. praying Congress to legislate for the reduction of the taritf. iMOLUTioni or new HAMrsmae. Mr. Atiirriiik presented series of resolution* pasted by th* Legislature of the State of New Hampshire, instiuoting bet Senatore and req treating bar R?presentatlree to go againet the establishment of sliver j In tbe new territor ea, and to oppose alare iraflle in tbe Dtstriotof Columbia; alao apprising of tbe *> tea whicb had been oast upon these sutijeuts by the Senator* and Rspreseututire* froui thai State. Tbe resolutions were ordered to be painted. All ANTIC A Nil OUI.r HAinaonu CO.itrANT. Numeroua report* at oointn.tteei were preeeated and peered upon and amor.g ibem cue by Mr 0reuae. of Illinois trom the Committee on i'ublto Lands proriding by a bill for tbe grant of the rignt of way to th Atlantio and Uulf Railroad Company, whtob was passed. MTirasi or tiik senate. Mr. King, of Alabama. oflured a resolution directing an inquiry to be made Into tbe expediently of regulating by law tbe number sal pay of ttia offloera oonnee-ted with tbe Senate, whioh was, by unanimous oonsent. considered and adop ed BltEMEN M A11. I.INN. Tbe Senate also adopted a resulutton calling fir information respecting th? transportationot tut mall by ociau ateamera to bremen KIECUTIVH COMMUNICATION A message was reoeired trom tbe President of the United States by the bauds of bla pr'rate Seoretary. icuir eii.l i. OnmoUonof Mr. Kt-VKkur Johnson. of Maryland. the Senate took np tor consideration th? bill for the relief of Damon end other* Mr Vermont, opposed the bill Inn lengthy nnd able speech Mr. Kktkudt Johkio* repllod to him, nnd advocated the bill with marked ability, pointing out the reason* for its paMRRe In forcible and enetgeiio terms. Mr. Johnson baring concluded, the further consideration of the bill was postponed, and the Senate went Into a ikuui ive aa?ion. After some time spent in the transaction of exeeutire business with eloted doors, the door* were opened, and the Senate adjourned over to Monday. Ilonnc or Representatives. Wamiinuton, Jan. 28,1810. PRELIMINARIES, Ths House met at the usual hour, when prayer was offered by the Her Mr. Ourley, chapUla. and toe journal of yesterday's proceedings read and approred. communication hiom the t rk ahuuv dkparimknt. The Speaker laid before the llouee a ootninanioation from the Secretary of the Treasury, vhioh, without being read, woe laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. kin. LITTLE AND JUDflE OUNELIW. Mr. J. It Inoersoll, of Pennsylvania, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referrsd the petition of Mr I.ittle, Clerk of the United States District Court of the No'thern District of New York, complaining of the conduot of Judge Conklin, of toe same Court, reported a resolution authorising an invsitigatlon into the ease, nndgiring the corn micro* poser to send for persons and papers After a brief discussion by Messrs Ingersoll, Ashman of Massanhaietts, KUU vuufiui v? no" IVIH, .lit Ivi.uitWBIi, ulUOUQtfOtiout, roee and oalled for the regular order of business, and the subject was indefinitely postponed. PKIVA1K BILLS. The House accordingly resolved Itself inte a Committee of the Whole upon the private calendar Mr. Brodhtad, ofPonn.. in the chair, and duly ooasldered ind passed sixty six private bills The Committee then rose, and reported the saiae to the House, when the bills were all oonourred in. On motion, the House adjourned Hew York Legislature. Ai.bant, Jan. 2ft, ISIS. .'KNATK. KKrOBTS or SAVINOS BANKS. A resolution was laid on the table, calling upon inch 8avlngs Bank* ae have not reported, to report the mounts on deposit, end the value of real estate and >ther securities held by them. Mr. Lawrence, of tho fourth dlatrlot, reporUil gainst the petition in favor of prohibiting the deposit if .publio fflone)! in banks. homestead exemption u^i.l. Tbe bill for the exemption of the homestead from eliure and sale for debt, was taken up and debstod mt onuiderable length. The emendmant previously offered, providing that he supervisors shall lix the amount of exemption, was rilhdrawn. Mr. Hawlet. of the 26th district moved to sxtsnd be exemption after the death of the husband, to the rife and family, and until the youngeet child shall be wenty one years ot age. After some debate upon the met Its of this amendment, the farther consideration of the bill was postoned r re* 9c ho 01.s. The bill to establish flee schools was, on motion, nken up and debated at some length, when, without aking the question, on motion, the Senate adjourned. AMSMBLY. the brooklyn citt charter. Mr. Joins A. Gross, of Kings oonnty, reported, with mendmente, a bill to consolidate and amend tho Irooklyn city charter, which was referred back to tho ommlttoo, to report aompiste. rikl.s reported. To extend the Are limits of tho city of Now York, mother, relative to tho looation of tbe powder magaIns in tho city tl New York, and providing for ito .n...l ki.k.. ... >v. 1.1.. j kwwiki uigini h|P via ma ipiauu police juiticr courts. Mr. Gborur J. Cornell, from New York, reported omplete R-blll to amend ? law relative to the estabshment of Police Justice Courts la the oitj of New crk. annexation or a portion op Massachusetts. The Secretary of State communicated to the Asseraly a petitioa from the oitiiena of Boston Corners, lasMobusetts, asking to be annexed to the State of lew York. him.5 introduced. To amend the ebarter of the Brooklyn City Hospital. To repeal the aet for registering births, marriages nddiatbs. Notice of a bill was given to reduce the rate of ate re st. code commissioners. A resolution was offered and adopted, calling upon be Comptroller to report the expenses incurred by the no Code Commissioners, with the salaries paid, cost f printing, fco. Mr. Taylor, of New York, offered a reiolution repeering the Judiciary. The oommrit'S rose forthwith. nhw york pilots. The 8enate bill continuing in otloe the Commt<alonrs of rraotioe. was receiwd and laid ou the tabte Mr Fiix. of Kings eounty, reported the New York ilot bill, wbich was amended After which, on motion, the House adjourned. Ohio ?glalature_Kti<l of the Troubles. CoLUMRUi, (Ohio) Jan 20,1810. Messrs. Pcgh and Tierce, democrats, from Hamilton innty, hare been admitted to seats in the Leglslaire, by a vote of 32 to 31. The seats wsie contested t Messrs. Spenoer and Itunyun, wblgs. tram that mnty. Since this deolsion, the excitement seems t# its wholly subsided; and ths prospect is, the Legitime will spend the balanoe ef the sessien ineffeore legislation. Whig Canrns. Ai Biftr. Jan, "JO, MI Tha whig Initiative caucue, to nominate a candidate r U. 8. Senator. Uto be held nest rhureday evening. From tllo Janeiro. Noukm.r, Jan 25,1149. rbeU.S. chip Concrete hav arrived in lUmptoa tade, in 44 daja from Rla. All well. Gold Fever In Filial)arg. PiTTvauau, Jan. 20 1249, Ur. Foeter, ol the Di.palrh, leave* on Satarday, tec lifornla. The fever ie breaking out estenatvely iong ne, and many of our beet citizen* are leaving the mine*. Market*. PiTTiauao, Jan. 20,1848 The floor market, with a moderate bu?,u*?e, ii la or of the buyer; email ealea are matin* at $3 7f> a bl.H> Tbeealeeof provleionaareoaly f?r '.haeuppl/ the regular trad" demand. I.ard, however. o ring to ecaroity, i* wry Arm. and held for an Advance I'heieia no change to notioe In otb.r erililee; o? tie* are waiting ror later fovei?o n< we. There ie now eleven feet water in th * channel. CtncieitaTi. Jan. 20, 1819. he market for elapla* I* tinohaogtd. The liter hae fallen 2 feet 0 Inches. iVim onbin?The L'-gmlaiiiri? of Wisconsin ponied at Madifun on the 10th mutant, l'he ,H,|nkie papera of tl>? 18th haveacconnta by telegraph, the organisation lo the H ?uee. pa*'.te? divi<l-t oa Npeekerrbip. trl*r|t?ilarly. On the flrat hellil, rrleon U Hobart. the Uemonrat'o, <v*e phi Speaker, by a vote or .11 to 14 f ?r I'lke, wtu?. I Id for .Strong* the V? i Huron Abolition oandt lata ?,rt 1 ecattvrli p Tht? vine phnwp the comperativ* Mip'h if 'be tbr?e parile* in the t.vgmi.v-u a ? ih? x crete ciiti.uniberiLg both the whine and thirl ty men. f'he den.ociatlc oaur la, for tba near i>v> of V. S Senator, ??* to liare to eu tad J ua lb* k.