Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 28, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 28, 1849 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. } orthWMt cor liar of Kmlton ?ii?t NuiuMb * JAHB8 UOKUON BKNNBrr, PROPRIETOR.. THK DAIL T HERALD.?1 ire edition*, 1 rente per copy? I per annum The HORblNIi hDIiiuCI u p iblwhra til I o'clock A. N . and ihitnhuted twfort break ftiet : -.be AYTKR I NOOte RDi'f iUM can behud of the ncioeboye w i i clock H. 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H A <- . ever It intended for imerti n m.,it be auhrn'i-atrd by the I taute and addrett of th-writer; not era >arily 'orjiubica- j ook,<m I .,? < fU.ir nuyor mt ?uuo fiwa. r<jt*Udeommunietit'ouM. ,. , .... ( PXAVH.W oj all ki'dt tse^tUA beaati/ully. iand tMIA dnpatrh. Order! rtctivrd at the office. ( TFfE HKKAt n EVTABl.ltSHMKXTii opn fhrouyhovd the ^ AMUSEMENTS TO-MORROW EVENING. : BOWERY theatrb. Bowery? navwrsd Haw?Tmb lb*< Founded un Facts - Mabt thb Maid or tHi law. BROADWAY THEATRE, Broadway?Mo.ntk-Cristo. NATIONAL Y3IATBE, Chatham Square?Rest Dat ? Rosin a Meadows?Mt IiiisKs Wire. BURTON'S THEATRE, Chambers strsst?Vanitv Fair?CauroaaiA Goid Minks, MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway, near Brooms?Christy's SiswiUA SOCIE'T LIBRARY, Broadway, asar Leonard?Nbw Orlkabs Bbbkn aoui ALHAMBRA, Broadway, near Prlnoe?Bawds, Lant A Ca's American ClROV's. ZOOLOGICAL HALL, Bowery?Yam Amwvroh ft Co,'s Mmsinr, CHINESE MUSEUM, 539 Broadway?Chin ess Ouriosictes. TABERNACLE, Broadway?Oi'no'l's Co?ck*t. < New York, Sunday, January MS, 1849, Foreign Nswi, The steamship United States la in her nineteenth day, and the Canada ta lp her fifteenth. Both are therefore due, and may be expected to arrive at any moment. They are bound to thia port, and the one which firat arrive* will bring us much later intelligence from the old world. Ths Klertlon of United States Senator? Double-fared Demagogulsm. We remember reading a Btory in one ol the middle-age romances, which gave a thrilling account of a monster with a lace before and a tace behind, who lived on the shores of a fresh-water lake, in a remote district ot a certain kingdom; and whose method of existing was to collect troops of young boys, whom he fed and fattened in a menagerie, and then devoured. The fattest and heat were taken to hia kitchen, and cooked for his dinner; and those of the little fellows who would not fatten, were put in some out-house and hashed, to be afterwards used as food for the hounds of the i double-faced monster, preparatory to their being taken out on a fox-hunt. This curious freak of the wild literary taste, in a comparatively wild age, is more illustrative of the character of politicians in a more enlightened one, and of the present time, than might perhaps strike the mind of the casual observer at first. For tne last twenty-five years, Martin Van Burrn, of Kinderbook, haa been the double-faced monster of the democratic party in this State. When he was m the pursuit of power, and in the enjoyment of the spoils of office, he was only picking up and feeding the small boys and girls of the party?patting them on the cheek, and caress- I ing them, until they had attained a sufficient i growth to be butchered, dressed, and cooked tor i his democratic table. For many years, this system of iat living on the democratic party was en- , joyed ; but when it Could no longer furnish hue iat ( subjects, the double-faced monster sent the whole ( family to the shambles, and had them dressed and ] cooked, to gratify his blood-hounds previous to a race. Allegoiy aside?when ihe democratic party of New York could no longer feed Mr.Van Buren, l he turned round and stabbed them to the heart, and J destroyed their ascendancy, as we have seen in i the recent election. ' This.is a brief history of one double-faced political monster in New York; and now that the whig par. ty is in the ascendant in this State, a similar history is about to be developed, in the election of a counterpart of that double-faced monster, in elevating Wm. H. Seward to the ^United States Se nate by the whigs in Albany. In speaking thus of Nr. Seward, we do not do so without having tacts to sustain us in what we assert. During the last canvass, this double-taced demagogue, while he was making speeches apparently in favor of Gen. Taylor lor the presidency, was engaged at the same time in wntiog private letters, stabbing his prospects and character in the dark, and laying a foun- ( dation lor a junta in the whig, similar to that by which Mr. Van Buren reached power in the de- , mocratic party, and ultimately to destroy it when it was no longer useful to his purposes. Here is J the evidence complete. In the Rochetter Daily t Democrat we finds letter written by Seward in ? August of last year, at the most critical period of o the canvass, addressed to solve an inquiry mads jj by E. J. Fowls, D. B. Bissell, and Eli Sheldon:? n Acbcss, Aug 30, 1848 ? My Dear Sir:?On my arrival here this morning, ? after speeding two weeds at Livingston and Senaea B counties, I had the pleasure of finding your letter of * the 22d lost. The oontents of that communication ex J cited my surprise. Having happened to be In Albany J| two weeks ago, or perhaps three. Mr. Weed showed me a letter Irom yeu, containing the agreeable Informs- v tlon that the political discontents In your oounty had *j subsided and that the whigs were rallying to the etan- ?' dard of the cause Your letter to me Is eo full of de* * spondency that it makes me hope that It proooeded w from only a depression of spirits, naturally enough produoed by the Inappropriate and unseasonable letters of our candidate for President. # B: 1 perceive, as yon do. the mlsehlevoat effect* of the eI letters to which you re fur. But I am obliged to ao- " knowledge that I expert the disorganization of the lo- '* ccfoco party will, In some degree, Impair our own or- 11 sanitation. al H For mote tbwn ten years, I have looked to the day of M ripening of conscience on the subject of slavery, to whleh yon refer, end have endeavored to do what was In my power to pr-pate the whig party to profit by it, a not for mere personal or partisan end*, but for the to at the ftonntrv *rfi hnmBnli. V? a. as? - * K'U KII0V IDH ?T?rj eoncssMon to or tor lUvary by tha whig party,for Hi ton y?ar? part, bar boon a triumph over ui "J Vsry raapactfally your frisail, Ci WILLIAM H. SEWARD. " Is not this a curious document 1 Can Mr. Sew- c< ard dray the authenticity ot this letter, as he did ? th.t of the letter addressed to Mr. Hawley, an epistle which, after all, amounts to little, whether V authentic or otherwise I Here we see ex-Governor Seward perambulating the country, proteasing to 1 make speeches in favor of the election ot General c Taylor, and at the same time writing letters in- ^ suiting to the sentiments of the President elect? d depreciating the native energy of his mind, and 11 using him for the purpose of laying a foundation * and iorming the citadel of a junta in ake whig party, by which to rule it herealter, aa Mr. Van 2 Buren had the democratic party, and ultimately, if ^ necessary, to push the slavery question to the great- n est lengths, e?en to a disruption, or what would o: be equivalvnt to it, of the Union. Here is a specimen of a double-faced demagogue, whose ^ principles of action are precisely- similar to those ^ of the double-faced monster whose history is ir recorded in the romance alluded to. It anything m produced a durable and lasting impression ott the pubko aund, ot the qualifications and fitness ot or General Taylor for the Pr? sidency, it was ihe ?im- to plioity, the honesty, the directness and the good sense which characterized the letters em in it- ^ ing from him during the canvass All the epistles hi which came direct from the General himself, bore or unequivocal niaiks of bi? vigorous intellect. Thorn [J] only which were supposed to have originated with in the polit cians of the day, tell wun !> ?.-? tore-- on ^ the publio mind Still we see this Mr Seward, mL.Ic ajf iiicLi'j 'j-ic.il 'i'h: titr A 7 z.t. fiU "ajlor, preparing by these secret stabs a platform n which to rule the whig party, as far aa this *tate is concerned, and join in a similar junta at iVashinton. C It is supposed by irianr tha' nothing can prevent he return of Mr. Seward to 'he Senate of the niied States. The junti ut Albany, it would ap>ehr, have made arrangement*, with great force ,nd circumspection, for that purpose; and leading members of the whig party, in every section, are ' <o rabidly hunting alter the spoils to come lork aid and express their sentimeula against thrlection of such a monster in politics. In this city not a single whig journal dare lift its finger in oposition, or tell the truth; out of it, the shackles id the press of that party are even stronger and .eavfer. We therefore exj>ect to see by the elec* ion of ex-Governor Seward, the election of a poitical junta of which he will be the centre?one bat will rule the whig party with a rod of iron, 'at up its power and influence, and when that is lone, cast it to the dogs, precisely in the wav i/^nnfn/1 fnuranla (Via rlomnnrutm nnrfu Kt/ fliu I rlnil. ble-laced politician, Martin Van Buren, of Kinderhook. Onondaga Salt Spbing.?We have received a copy of the Annual Report of the Superintendent of the Onondaga Salt Springs, made to the House of Assembly, on the 10th inst. This interesting report on one of the most important branches of our manufactures and pro- 1 ducts, is now before us. We present our readers 1 with a synopsis of the most important statements I it contains. It appears that the whole quantity of salt manufactured on the reservation during the last year, has been four million seven hundred 1 thirty-seven thousand one hundred twenty-six 1 bushels, being seven hundred eighty-five thousand ' seven hundred and seventy-four bushels more than last year. The several places at which this amount of salt has been produced and inspected, are Saltna, Syracuse, Liverpool, and Geddes. The revenue to the State derived from the salt works, has been, tor the past year, $47,531 76. Of this sum, $28,040 30 has been expended in various ways, leaving a net revenue of $21,491 46 for the past year. The profits of salt making and its production, have considerably increased, which the Superintendent attributes, with every appearance of justice, chiefly to the reduction ot duties from six cents to one cent a bushel, by the act of Assembly ol 18-16. The Illinois and Michigan Canal has also helped greatly to this, as now a market is opened at St. Louis for our salt, which has began tndmnlnre the Kanawha nail which hilhtrtn hi. supplied the WeBtern packers. The use of salt for agricultural purposes is also extending. The report here goes into the question of the merits of salt for agricultural uses, and proceeds to give reports of the analysis of various salts, which it is useless to present to our readers. A general history of the salt manufacture of this State is then ] given, containing some highly interesting facts, aa we take them to be. Arrival of an Alleged Slav* Vessel.?The bark Ann D. Richardson, seized off Rio, arrived at this port on Friday night, in charg; of Lieut. Sinclair. Charles W. Storer, master of the vessel, brought home in her, was arrested yesterday forenoon on a warrant, charged with being employed in the transportation of slaves from the coast of Africa. The circumstances of the case are said to be somewhat like those of the Laura. She had no slaves on board. The A. D R. was formerly owned here. She went out to Rio, and was sold there by Capt. Peabody, who lately relumed to this city. All her papers, including her register, were then returned to the Custom House in this city. Steamship Crescent City.?We are under many >bligations to Captain Stoddard, and other officers J >f this fine steamship, for furniahiu? ua with our correspondence, and also with intelligence from ( Panama, immediately after her arrival. c i Police Intelligence. 1 J\ Singular Charge of Fiuud.?OfRoers Stephana and .eland < t the lover police, arrested yesterday. James ] L H. WalHn, on a warrant lasued by Justloe MoUrath, herein be etande charged alth making a fraudulent assignment of hie property, for the express purpose of ' defrauding his creditor* out of their just dues It appear*, from the faote set forth in the affidavit ?f Mr. Kranehe, of the firm of f'fe ffer f* Kranohe. manufao- 1 luring jewelers 35 ronrtlandt at. that Mr. Wallen wai t the proprietor of two jewelry stores? one on the corner cf Mulberry street and Chatham, and tne other In the ( Bowery. These stores art alleged to contain goods t valued at $10 000 and that Mr. Wallin was indebted to rfeifferk Kranehe some $797, and to avoid paying this ' debt, he bad made a fraudulent assignment of his pro- t petty to his father and brother, thereby defrauding his credItors i and not only|that but was about to leave for California in a veesel on Monday. Now for the other f side. Mr. Wallin asserts most positively that the oharge is unfounded, and that the note tor $600 drawn by him, held by Pfeiffer ft Kranohe, is not due until the ] 1st of February, and when it becomea due it will be met and paid. Mr. Wallin further states that on the brannp before the magistrate on Monday, (to morrow) at 2 o'clock, ha will show conclusively, by respectable ' witresres. tbat tbscharge of attempting to dtfraud his I creditors is entirely unfounded. v Mori Chmrgn Jlgaintt the Watch Muffin. ?Wo n noticed in yesterday's Herald the arrest of two watch y it offers, by the names of William Allen alias Jackson, a ind James A Millar, on a obarge of defrauding a u ailor by the nam* of James Delany, ont of $75, by " irete'noe of selling a gold watob. In consequence of be arrest of the?e parties, a countryman by the name c f Ambrose Koster, from Msdison oouaty. this State, ci ame to the p lice office, and ldentiSed Allen as one b; f the men who, a few days ago, obtained $80 from htm ni >r a lacquered copper watch, whioh was reoommended at d him to be a gold lever watch Another oountry- 8j ian. by the name of Alfred Cotrell, from Lewis r( ounty. staying at present at Lovejoy'a Hotel, ideotied bothAbese prisoners. Jackson and Miller, as the V ten who obtained from him, for a pretended gold atch. the turn of $60 On Mr Cotrell being shown " be money takon from the person of Jackson, two of 01 be $10 bills were at ones identified as bel?g a part of c< he $60 taken from him by the swindling operation of bi atob stuffing. The magistrate took the neeessary (Hdavlts from these countrymen This makes three bargee ef giand laroeny against these prisoners, who . ere both oommltted on the oharges, by Jastioe c wrath, for trial. Charge of Borrowing a Cloak ? Officer Shadbolt, of te lower police, arrested yesterday a man by the w ame of Robert B Hale, on the complaint of Oeorge w rooks, M.D., residing at No 38 Walker street, who rt targes bim with burrowing bis oloak. valued at $16, B( Ittout his (Brooks') permission. Hale, in bis de- (j| nee. asserted en his arrest, that Brooks had lent him . te oloak; therefore, be oame in possession of the : -tide with his knowledge and consent. This story of 'e ale's did net annear to be credited he the miniiim. tl< i Mr. Hal* waa commlttad to kM*?r the tbtrge. b? ? c< From Cape of Gt>oi> Hope.?We are indebted to m mercantile friend for files of Cape Town papers ot i N oTrmber 17. p< A proposition of the home government to mtro- g< ice into the colony persons convicted of parti- ni ilar offences, had called forth considerable dis- m ission, and much opposition was manifested to th ie scheme. The object el it was to afford the el ulony a supply of labor, and to relieve the home in oveianient ot the support of so many offenders m gainst the law. th At ihe last accounts the Kaffirs were apparently ct nder complete subjection. The Governor, Sir n? farry Smith, remained at Cape Town. lv An association had been formed at Graham's U 'own for I he purpose ol promoting the growth ot et oiton 1.1 the colony. It is intended by this associa- ct ion (connected with which are the leading tner- in smile men of^ Graham's Town,) to send immelstely kto the 1. luted Slates lor a few of the most hl< niproved gins, and to ptovide also n supply of th >se ill arieties of seeds which sre supposed to be most hi uHsble to the soil and climate ot the colony. jr< The Cape Town Mercantile Guzttti of October id 7th, states that the operations en the light house M tCape Agulhas would be completed on the 1st of (* iovt mber, and the lamp would be lighted on that tir jght. .Subsequent papers make no further mention pM fihis light.?Bmlon Jrmrual, Jan. 26. an a to Etpr.oaioH or a Steam Boiler.?About t o'clock oh f the afternoon of yesterday, the boiler at Spear pe Co's. foundry, on Water street, exploded wiilt pa tmendoua force and effect. The boiler was *'( tarly. if not quite, 15 to 18 feet long It stood ' ? sr Lie foundry wall, which is four brick thick, tie ith the press wall ol nearly the same thickness "I i the otherside, making a joint thickness ol five 6i seven feet In bulging, the whole boiler passed jh' rough both walls, and removed from the way of Tl i passage a tier of cotton, which, we are told, H* as seven or eight hales high and 13 bales in itgth ; passed across the oress-yard, some 85 feet more, struck down a heavy timber |>ont in the t0' 'posite shed, and l>efore it S|ient its force1 re- < unded into the yard, after displacing and throw 1 e down some four or five tiers more of cotton T,< e were on Ihe spot soon after the must, and w? de ver before saw such an exemplification of the Gf werpf.'team. Several (vran'"' ?< ?" bl'JI)1'"' ''' -d. Jl.liU A.!:cilw, Jun. iff, ' 1 ARRIVAL !?' ii?of the de STEAMSHIP CRESCENT CITY. ? NINE DAYS LATER FROM CHAGRES. <> ali ri;c Peril* oP a Trip Across the Isthmus * jw.-.-j-.-jt.v.v.-.-.-u- * Sickness and Death among1 the California Bzaigrants. y INTRUHiRNfR FROM CUBA AND JAMA IT A. Pl -nothing from California, &r. Ac. &c. oh ih The steamship Crescent City, Captain Stoddard, tr; arrived yesterday afternoon from Cbagres, with advices to the 9th ; Kingston, Jamaica, with J,' intelligence to the 16th ; and Havana, with accounts to the 22d inst. ; but nothing at all from w California. ,n One of our cotemporaries, the Sun, issued an extra last evening, purporting to convey the nil- lil preesion that important intelligence had been re- 1? cetved from California, and that half a million of i>r gold was on its way to the Atlantic coast, every |u word of which was purely hypothetical, it not inrented for the occasion. Such a gross imposition sv on the public must destroy all confidence in the es- B( tablishment that would issue an extra of such a cr nature. 'jj The Crescent City has had an excellent voyage. Annexed is an abstract of her leg-book:? ej Abstract op Votagb op Steamer Crescent Citt, Charles Stoddard, Commander, prom New Yobb to Chacrrs, Dec 1848 Left pier 4, N. R? at 3 30, P. M., Dm 33, 1848. At 6 30 discharged pilot. Monday, 26tb, (Christmas.) ?Experienced a strong m gale ftom 8 K. At 8.30 A.M., one of the waiter* was washed overboard off forward guard?atopped engine, loitered boat, and picked htm up about tbree-fonrtha ? of a mile astern? heavy rea running at the time. Friday, 28th ? Passed through the Calooa passage. If Saturday, 80th. ?Made east end of Cuba at day- m light. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1849 ? Made land at 5 o'olock, A. M , to eastward of Chagrea, and anchored in tbe roadstead at 7 o'olock. A M., making tbe run from Mew York, against a-' verse winds two thirds of the way, in jy nine and a half days. At Chagrea, an agent of the ship was despatched express to Panama, to facilitate, if possible, tbe tranalt of the Creroent City's pavengers, and obtain information * of tbe condition of the road, and the state of matters C at Panama, In reference to tbe thousands represented th as there waiting conveyance to .San Fraoolsco. The to agent arrived in Panama in fourteen days from New ]{ York, and found but 200 to 250 waiting there; and ]e when the Crescent City left Chagrea there ware not over 600 passengers on the Isthmus , Left Chagrea, on return of agent. Jan. 8th, at I lrl o'clockP.M , and were off Kingston on the 12th, ate 8t P M No pilot, and stood off and on till daylight, 13th; ran in and anchored ahead the oity at 11 A vl ; met the Isthmus, Baker, for Chagrea. going out The Orus, is. Tucker, had leit it for the same port Jan. 11th, all well JJ Left Kingston at 6 P M., discharged pilot at 7 P.M., and anobored ln the harbor of Havana at 6X o'olock C A M Jan. 20th. ol Left Havana Jan. 22 (Monday) at 6 o'olook P.M. ill It appears that the emigrants to California suffer !? very much on the route from Chagrea to Panama, and at both of those places, before they get to the tt gold region. le The latest news from Panama is of the 8th inst. The steamer California bad not reached that port ea from New York. According to the verbal ac- si counts there was plenty to eat at that place ; that *l hotels on the "Yankee plan" were starting into existence ; and that there were three vessels " up" th for California, two of which were schooners. W l There wer?* three vessels at Chagres on the 9th ^ tnst., namely:? of Brig Anne and Jnlla. Pratt, from Cehassst, for New he Yerk. She had sailed for New York, but bad put back, ge with all bands siok, and was to be discharger for exa- pe minaiion, having been ashore on entering port. Brig Lowder. Harknesa, from New Orleans, in ten iH, lays. She arrived on the 7th inst. Schooner Maoon, . from Now Orleans, in 27 lays She arrived on the 8th. She had been driven "" ishere In trying to enter Chagree River on the 8th. loate were alongside, taking OH passengers; hut the no lehoooer will probably be a total loss. She had sixty >ai>sengers, on their rente to California In The bark John Benson, Welden, tailed on the Ci )th of January for Santa Martha. n i Our special dispatch from Panama is of the 7th 'fj cat. Whilst publishing this letter, we would refer nu 0 an account which we published on the 23d De- w member, ol the isthmus route, wherein the difficul- y, ies and dangers which our present correspondent bo hlates on, were fully pointed out. It will be seen nei Hat that account has been luly confirmed in ' very particular, and, indeed, more than con- 1 timed:? tt at ol'r r.vjtaha correspondence. |.l(. Panama, Jan. 7, 1819. .... Smtor or the Herald : Dear Sir? shi Perhaps some of our fellow passengers have fev vritten you by the Crescent City, and given such nloimution as should be laid De fore the public, <j villi regard to the route to California But lest it T|,,f nay have been neglected, I propose to say a few tog voids on the subject, hoping that the truth may up* ave some lives, and induce our good people at alii ome to mind their business, hi very body knows 'hat a sea voyage is, and though not pleasant, it an be endured. That is the height of felicity ""1 nmpared with the journey from Chagres to Cruces flt,( 1 boat; and the land travel from Cruces to Pa- CU|, una, it survived, is not likely to be endured a its i rcoud time by the same individual No urgency oft! tort ol life and death should bring a man on this tort >ute ; for a female it is utterly out of the ques- of 1 on. It has taken most of our passengers eight ere* ava tn rrs?t <pnm PhonrAg ?a tKio ? ?? ?1 HO. -J - ? o-. -v ....o II'J, ?"U mauy Ul -.1^ lose by the John Benson and the Falcon are still in a the road. The canoes from Chairres to Cruces w? 38t $25 tor each person, and $12 tor a mule ringing a single trunk from the latter place, have port ren paid by many. In tact, there are not half on mles enough in the whole isthmus to supply the K?J -msnd. *iMI Permit me to go a little into detail. Chagres is a collection of 100 negro huts, with '*?, alls (when they have any) and roots thatched ithpalm. A few turkey buzzards ornament each ~ lot; and when it ceases to rain, they hold them- lali] Ives out in humble imitation of a spread eagle, to ry. Low and ewampy, it looks the abods of pes- f,r? Icnce, as it is. Now, in the dry season, it rains Brit n times a day, and the earth is fi.led to satura- k wn. In the eight wet months of the year, it must ban : decidedly moist. We left the place with all Qua invement speed?some in large boats which cauld beer nke but little progress against the strong current; c'm<l here in small ones, which could hold but two |d p ireons besides the two boatmen, and which made led pr< grtss up the stream. All had to sleep one bMII phi between Chagres and Crucea ; the greater ?r g miber were two nights on the way?some were dan ireeorfour. The naked boatmen are generally ofm licient, tolerably honest, and civil. The sieep- Ti ig places aie the same as the Chagres huts, with ? Di ..J a ?i . i. -.? ?. - f uu Iivvin, uuu liuilllllg mrjl. II It urn DC 1(111110, IM? leiuicets a dollar, and seventy-five cents tor ?? ' icking. No bread, no sagar, no ten, no milk, d*at > meat. Kven ihese huts are lew MM far be- W ireen, though the river banks are beautirul in tlieir (|l1? opical vegetation, and seem capable, of producing ,bw n-ry thing which the heait can desire. But tb* use ot floods is on the land, and it is difficult to neot tbgiae that good can ever come ont of it. vani Cruces is nearly aa low, and quite h? disagrees- ce?1 r, as Chagres. We were compiled to remain ere some day s, in consequence ol the impossiht) ol obtaining transportation. Of the road m Crures to Panama, it is impossible to give aa tbs. l a. The liveliest imagination cannot picture it. rrRi, ud holes, in which the mules mire up to their to tl Ikes ; cartloads of boulder atones, which, in the Is eo ne ol the JSpainth galleons, inay have formed a ??? vement; ravines worn deep in the solid rock, 'i" d only wide enough for a mule's foot below,and J"? r the rider's legs above, with every possible ac- tr(, ivity and d? ehvity, from forty-five dettrees ta per- 0f^ ndictilar, all combine to malte up the mast linkable road now in actual use on th* face of the Va b? The mules, stepping in (he same footprints, ?ho ve worn no riar holes Jeep in the rock of the mat* < p and Steep ruvinea ; and I aaw a boulder stone, J?* ? L'hUfa inches in diameter, with such a hole ? '? died hall way through it. How the iadiea ot ' i- patiy ever got acrrae, I am yet unable to decide "? lis n.uch is certain, that mosr of them practically J*'*1 lurrn d the pantaloons, and rode gallantly like the vnliers around them. ' \t I in the smi drat part of our amry remains to be 'rpsi d. At Crncea, several cases of virulent cholera - aihi ?rt>ns,some think it cholera, appeared among us. iurt* Mr Lockeit. from New Orleans, was the first 1 ?"h Him; then Cant. Elliott, of the quartermaater'a 'hnu -miirnt, ana afterwards Mr. Mirch, of New * ' leaus, and Mr. (feorge W. Taylor, of Provi- !{*, "'o w.i. ot jjv\,t ' Iolrnce, and ,. t. I rmiiated in lees than twniy hours. It w bevtd that a I these gentlemen hid been lmprunt. Poor Elliott, who was beloved and adiitd, had ceriamly been so. He had pitched his ut in a low and wet place; he had eaten Iruit, d taken v olent exercise, and then removed his nnt l lie lies in consecrated ground, at Cruets. At Panama we think ourselves safe, since the miate, the provisions, and accommodation* are I very well. The California has not arrived, and we are siting lor her with grea* impatience. One word to our friends in the United States ho are feverish to go to California. 1st. Stay ut home. 2d. If you go there, take any route but this 3d. It you insist on crossing the Isthmus, bring it one trunk, weighing not more than 125 lbs. ou f-h< uld also bring tea and sugar, hard bread, id bam enough to last you trom Chsgres to mama; brandy, to be used in moderation, do. 4lh. Ten cent pieces aB many as you can get asportation for?eight of them make a dollar. A'Diku. The following translation will, we think, be ilculated to deter some of the " Argonautt," a a e lsthmenios have dubbed our adventurers, from ; ing that route :? ocr cnaokes correspondence. liITOR OF THE Nu\V VoKK IIkUAJ.D: R? To avoid disagreeable consequences, it will be ell to 1 nlorm those /tronmjwJm m(i? Ini.nl g our isthmus, that the introduction ot tobacco, en in transit, is entirely prohibited ; the introrction ol coflre and sugai^for conaumption, is tewite prohibited, though they may be entered r transit, on paying a duty of three oents per >und. For these facts see the transit laws. Now comes the gist ot the letter which, though conic enough, speaks volumes ?[Ed. Hkraod ] We have hosts of Yankees stuck here amidst our ramps and mud, awaiting canoes to escape trom ir delightful climate. American gold, which has pearea with such profusion in these days, has eated a complete revolution; and surely many of ese Yankees must have forgotten the old proverb, at "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush." Alas ! poor Yankees! take my advice and do not cpose yourselves to the fatal influences ot our cliate, which can be withstood by natives alone.

Un Negrito Istme.no. THE NEWS FROM CUBA. Our advices from Havana are to the latest ntoent. We have received the Diario dt la Ilabnna id Faro Industrial to the 22d instant, inclusive, hey contain no news, however, being almost enrely filled with tha European news received here f the Washington. Our letlPTH nr* nnn?T?<1 ? our havana corrksronilknc'k. Havana, Jan. 22, 1849. Ir. J. G. Bennetts Dear Sir? The Crescent City leaves this afternoon, at 4 M., and the Ysabel has left this morning for harleston. The liavel family were taken out of ie Yeabf 1, end sent on board of the brig Carleton, finish the three days of quarantine. Mr. Wm. eed, of New York, who had taken his passport to ave in the Crescent City, died yesterday of conniption Tke bark Amazon arrived yesterday t>m Bangor. The Viennoise children or danuses are sinking money very fast. Havana, Jan. 22, 1849. Mr. J. G. Bennett?Allow ine to write a few nes about the miserable word cholera, cholera! hich, so they say, has taken up its lodging in e heart of the city of New York, and of New rleans. The newspapers have done a great deal f mischief, and paralized business more here than i any other patt of this island ; it is very strange i see how few men composing the Board of Health i the two mummoth cities, New York and New rleans, (no doubt men of talent as doctors,) tould have pronounced the cases as chora, when the majority of others, men of fas much talent and knowledge, it no more, as ose of the Board of Health, nave pronounced ud cases to be dysentery, or bilious and up fever, neither of which are contagious. is rather hard to see two hundred passents, by sundry vessels, put into quarantine tor reuty days, from places where they think that e choleia is, or has been, and for eight days, ben from ports of the Un'ted States vthere said identic is not, and has not existed. Now-a days, ew simpletons have the power to rule millions wise aud talented men. Many of the hotels le will have to shut up, because all the passcnrs aie living on the water, like the low class of ople in China. 1 he American sloon of war Albany had sailed it week for the windward Islands. The Captain General has entirely recovered, d has taken the command again. We have had a long spell of dry weather, and > doubt the sugar crop will be short this year. We had a fire last night which has destroyed o houses, a grocery, and the front of another in raillv Btreet, corner of Havana street. The engines here are not worth a cent; the firern make a great deal ot noise, but do little work, te engines ut the two Spanish men-of-war did sre good, but they came too late on the spot.? hile using their a.\es or other tools, they all ipped to light their siganta ! An engine of New uk is worth tour ot those here, and the Yankee ys have a little more spunk aud go-aheaditive98. HIE INTELLIGENCE FROM JAMAICA. We have received the Kingston Morning Jour! to the 16th instant, which is twenty-two days ?r than our previous accounts. That paper is ;d with articles relative to American steamps, the gold excitement, See., See. We make a t extracts:? [From the Kingston Journal. Jan 18 ] * 'hi Ciui est Citt.?This splendid steamship was ted by a large number of ladies on Sunday and duryerteiday. On the former day shs must havo had rards of a thousand visiters, sonelsting of persons of leeoilptions and classes. The officers ars polite and >ectable men, and notwithstanding the orowded te ol the vessel, they made all parties satisfied with Ir kindness In showing them every part of the ship, be splendid manner in which the cabins ars >d up seems to etriko every one with surprise, partiirly iho ladies' saloon, wbloh looks magnificent In ippearanos The papier maehe work on the panels be doors of the bertks Is suaerlot to anything of the : wa have ever reeo. The Yankees might well b>ast bis vessel, as every department of it reflects high lit upon their skill and workmanship in fitting It l'hoso persons who bavs not seen the Cresoent f have lost a sight they might never again have opportunity to viow In this part of toe world. learn that her next voyage will be ronad to Horn with passengers for California. She leaves tthls day for Havana, and from that plaos will go to New York. Many perrons earns up from I'ort i ana hod Bfiiitn i own jNttrdtj, to pay a l to the Crescent City, and we need not Bay that ry one who has been on board has expreeeed satis.ion as to the superiority of this vessel over any sr that baa ever visited our shores [From the Journal of the 15th ] rapr, &o ?The monetary condition of this nd, and the depression in Its revenue, are not ;ular. Other plaoes and colouitd have sufd, and are suffering, quite as mueh as ourselves, ish North America is among these. miuranti ? Two or three small vessels are said to left St. Christopher and Nevis with emigrants for daloupe. A prospect of high wages is said to have i the inducement held out. The Jliiertiter oonlesfiom the movement that " the lately emend patopulattoa of the French colonies had not yet reled to the labors of the field la suflletent numbers he purposes of ihe planters.*' We do not appro1 (it observes) that this deportation Is likely to be ing duration as the Frenoh colonies are abun i ly supplied with sgrleultoral laborers, who must, rcessity, shortly resume their ordinary oeoupatiens. its AmbbicaN Libs or Stcambbs to tub Pacific. uring the past week we have had three Ameriesn mere at anchor In our harbor, two of them having i??rd a large number of passengers whoee ultimate laailea Is the newly discovered fell Dorado?the geld ?ns of California. The first of them, the Orus, Is tin rfl thn f kanms rleae Tka -A ?- *? ? ? ? v?B ?V. BVUUUU IB 1119 mm. formally the United State* steamer Scorpion, >h is to ran In connection with the steamer Faloon, ' IB Havana, New Orleane. and Chagres, to eon; with rtoiflo line. She takes a mall for Ha- ! k, Chogres, and Panama. Tba third la the CreiCity. Thia latter sailed from New York on the ult., for Chagree, with one hundred and fifty paters. Among them was Lieut HobsrtJ. William 1 of the Topographical Engineers, wha Is to com oe, Immediately on his arrival at San Pranoisco, preliminaries of a survey of the country and gold ( /n*. This Is the first voyage of the Creeeent City il* part of the world. She is a splendid vessel, and I mmanded by Captain 8toddart. A oroed of per- I assembled on the different wharves to hare a look < tr. Ws ourselves went on board, and have to re- 1 onr thank* to th* officers tor their politeness In 1 leg ns the accommodations of the vessel, which 1 u pet lor to anything we have ever seen in this part I s world. 1 [From the Journal, Jan 13.] 1 enr.es in KinoiTon ?The slity-flve passengers I have arrived In the steamer Isthmus, whose ultl- < Ovstlnation I* the gold regions, have been keep- 1 ip a little life la our town, i'he omnibus driveis I piefited by It, many of them amusing themselves nviag about the town. f ! roa Cat.iroaei* ?According to an Amerloan I r b*f<re us the dreams of the ancient alchemist* at length been realised tor the very eandon the ! oof the Sacramento have been transmuted Into * Thousands ei adventurous cltlsens are about to ( rt from the United States to enrleh themselves by 1 ting the sparkling ore which Is strewed over the f re In sur.h leexbaustable abandonee ' Who le for 1 ortilaT Will any of our Jematea tolks traeeport I selveetotbe goid regb;ns?the newly discovered 1 oiedof It they will, they must make haste j for 1 ?? usee do a ho are now going there wlU tehe every ; to 1b< mrelvee, sml leave nothing tint the refase > * , II?: thr? for CaUfiwnia, the land of the * precious mete' ? where meaoan get neb in a week. ibJ that with but little labor ! [Prom tbe Jourd*1 of the 10th.) T?e l>rhmin or Panama ? We noticed a few ilt/l | ' ego the project of a radioed across the Isthmus of Pa* Lama again revived. and now proposed 'o tba American goTr'tmeat bv John C. stepens and two other gt ntlemrn, who. w* learn. w?re in Jainaiea about a year ago. on ibeir way to Panama, and were introduced to. aDd bad a long interview with our fellowcolonic! and crown -surveyor in tbe icland, KJ ward Mcliracby. Keq , wbo, it will ba letnnnhered. about four 3 ears elnoe. made a survey of the le'htuus with Capt Llot, tba general anperlntendeot. and one of the direotc rr ot the Koyal Mail Co. We believe that Capt L. and Mr M'Oeacby readily oo-*munirated 10 ttlB publie their knowledge of tbe Isthmus a large, elaborate map of wbtcb, constructed by Mr M Oeaeby, ahowing the pbyrlcal atruoture of this Intereatiog aeoilon of oountry, which forms the barrier or Mparatioa of the two oceans, we then saw. This map, we believe. Is bow la the poMeeclon of the Britirb government, and we regret that so interesting a document has not been glean to tbe world A railroad, or a macadamized read was proaonnoed ^uite practicable. Be the bonc-r to whom it may, of earrying out tbts projest, we heartily wish It success ; for It cannot fall to be of general use to tbe world, and Jamaica will sooner or later partlolpate in tfce benefit. ANOTHER ACCOUNT PROM CAMPOKNIA. Mt2tn.es, Nev.19, 1848 We are at present bound on a pleasant cruise to ths Sandwich Islands bat shall return to California for a cargo of gold to carry te the U nited States, and expect to sail for home abaut the 1st of Maroh Several persons, who have returned from the mines, that 1 have seen, have In their possession $10,000 la gold dnat, though they were there bat two or three months. You of course have heard of the Immense gold mtnee that have been discovered, whioh extend over n large traet of territory. The whole oountry Is deserted ? fevurv hodv havitiir ffaiih tftrnva Tim ?aI<I K.a kanti 1 tected, and its tniigu found to b? 2) carats, though fomo of it i? 23>i It ia estimated. from tha number of peopla wot king tbera at present, and from tha average of tbelr d'ggiog*, that from 840,000 to 400.000 dollars la collected p?r day, at tha lowaat oaleulation, though tome make a higher estimate. Vlia ltuati to CnJltornlm* MOVEMENTS IN NEW YOEK. The following are the passengers in the schooner Decatur, which will sail to-morrow for San Francisco. They compose the Empire Association:? Captain. J. T. Morrill; flrstmate. Mr. Lovell; B. J. Orey, 0 W. Blaoknenca. P. R. Winter, Milo Oahorna, W. H. Oriffl'b, M. A. Toble, Joaeph Smith, Alexander Huater, John Riritt, C. C. Griffith, B.T. Sw?et, 8. 8. Hart, J. Donohu, Doctor A. O. Elliot, A Delatour, J B. McGunlgle, A. Sbellenburg, A J Walker. J. Kendall, W. T. Blank, James ( oats, 8. 1 Gather, J. T. Van Taatell, T. O Rtes, Mr. 8pertlng. The bark Phillip Ilone sailed yesterday for San Francisco, with the tollowing first cabin passengers:? F. R. Bnnker. lady and servant; Dr. Oould, Dr. ? Benedict; J. H. Patterson, EdwardC Goodwin, Messra. Kelly, Graham, Baker, Oleason, Tuekar, and 48 la the second cabin. The bark Azim, Ohpt. Dunham, siiled yesterday, for California, with tne following passengers, VIZ :? 8 L Henderson, Cbaa. K. Hnntar, W. H Loudon, O. 8 Giille, Thomas White, George Shepard, John F. King, Amoe Waring, H. W. Glllis, George F Renoud, John Pettit, W. H. B Sandfoid Franola R. Brady, R. G.Cornell, Wm Dunham, Bnrthael H. Talbot, Peter Errickion, John Ripkey, Seth T Kwln, G IS. Smith, C. 8. Austin J F Law, John Kentfluld, James Howell, Theodore K.Weed. John F. Bamfleld. George Kentfleld, u. v. uiwvoi, iihud n. iieeu, r.uwia u. Kusaell, Win. BirdBUil, Jacob M Grey, Thomas \V. Breno&n. Ilenry Urlsson, Marcus M. Wltberall. Phyli-r ? II Dibble, Wm. Morssey, J. B. Dennis, S N H Dnsenbury. John McNeill. Robert Karl. John Leach, Alfred 0. Vallotton, Silas W. Branard. We Dennis, L'harleu H. Sbepard, Thos. Mooney, We Bishcp. The following passengers sailed in the brig Mary Stuart, lor Caliiornia: ? Kansom Lyman, J. M. Turner. Geo. O. F.dgerton, Kllphalet Glower, R. M. Teller, Allen Gilbert, Mr. Humphrey, G. K. Dauoby, Mr. Raymond, Mr. Gooktn. Bark Kiiya, Capt. Clark, sailed yesterday (or California, with a full cargo, consisting ot merchandise and mining implements to the amount ot $60,000. The following is a list of her passengers:? Mrs. Griffin, Mrs. Arthur, Messrs. John F. Jamison, James C. Jamison. James Lafore. Benjamin Wolfe, A. J. Smith. B. F. Browne, Foster, J. Agrstle, Deys. J. W Adams. J. Kettell, W F. Clarke, G. Brlseo, K. Blackman, A. Sherman, F. Dimon W. 8. Pierson, U. P. Cartwnght, O O fiodine, F. King, H. Krwood, J. Clark, J. Diok 8. B. Jaquee, R. W. BonhlU. 8. Roberts. M.Botsford, K. B. Semers, N. L. Jaokson, J. Stroll, J.Hendilckson, J. Beck. W. Burrell, J. Rogers, G.Ponn. Annexed are the passengers in the brig Victory. j; van, tor San Francisco :? Edward War ban. W. S. Cantry, John Heffoch, Edwin Walsh, John Lannlng, Levi Hammond, 8 H Cilia, !'. W. Thomas, Michael Riley, A. MoKenzie, Albert Walsh, Oeo. N'eebit, H. Graham, Fred. Jenks, M V. D. Dubois, J A. M. Hamed, Isaao Jtnks, Benjamin Miller, Wm Miller. NEW HAMPSHIRE. In Concord, (N. H ) as we learn from the Statuman, a meeting was held on Monday evening, tor he purpose of taking measure to organize a Caifornia company. It is proposed to procure fifty associates, each putting in 41000, with which to purchuse and freight a vessel. MASSAt Ht'SETTS. The sh'p Pharsalta cleared at Boston, on Thursday, tor California, with the following list of passengers :? L. L. Bulloch, Jaa. Ganley, J C. Hammond, Thomas Bradley, Nalson Wentworth, Charles S. Dorr, William H. Nojes. Henry Reed, F. A. Freeman, and C. B. Rogers, of Boston; William Barstow, (su.geon) of Roxbury; P H. Kneeitle, of Lowell; C. Ed*. Iddlnge, of Baltimore; William O. Phelps, E. R. Col burn, Chatlee P. Staples, Benjamin Trefethan. Jr., J. C. Derby, Alexander MoClure, Charles U. MoClure, George Cox, Franklin Olds, Henry T. Beckwlth, Luman W. Hanson. Henry W Flint, J D. MoKenzie. of Boston; i Wyman Osborn and B. F Pike, of South Boston; J. | F. Slmonds, of Charlvetown; Henry L Bemis, of Brattleboio'; William Butler, of Hennlker, N H ; William M Reynolds, John Cottrell, George H Reynolds, and 1 Moses Whitham, of Fall River; George W Rloe, of < South Braintree; P. M. Follansby, Catting Follansby, fCewsll Gerrbh, and Leonard D. Dursln. of Sanborn. ton Brldpe. N. H ; Jemea Towle and Samuel Bailey, ofSaoo. Me.; Joebua Moore and N. YV. Cole, of Bid- i defoid, Me ; A. H Bradford, of Duxbury: (3 Oilbert, < 8. B Norrla, K.dw. O Fowle, William B. Kennedy, CuItYb Corey, J. C. Crownlngehield, E. YV. Cnlef, M. c 8. Miraenger, O H Perry, Alonzo Rlddly of Boeton; B.L. Larkin, and W. Klkina, of Conoord, N H.; Ml- < cah Re*d, of Brookfield; Lemuel T. Crane, Thomae W. < Watta. William Martin. Jobn Martin, Jonaa McOre- ( gor, Jobn Ooodwln. and Michael Banga, of Lubeo, Me.; t J. P. Taylor, of Daiton, N. H ; P. B. Wood, of Portrmouth; 8. M. Loeke and D M Locke, J of Daiton; Charles D. Origga, of Brighton; Al- c bert Hamlet, Pembroke, N. H.; Roger Keelay, J. A. Reidell. J. Piaff. C F. Lorlng, W. G. Kettell, Chartea f P. Crownlngehield, Stephen B. Doggett, Jamaa Littlefield. and Kmmcne R. Stockwell. of Boeton; I. M. Nel- I eon and Benjamin Haynee, Jr., of Charleatown; Thoa. a YV Bailey, of Sottuate; E C Rogers, A. R. Wallace, f 8 YV. Cralgue, P. A. Cralgue. A. G. Wblton, of Bo*- < ton; .lohn Rlcketeon, of New Bedford; Elbrldge G Jefta. of Waltham; J. W Lougee, of Conoord. N H ; W. Y'inal, of Woburn; Lyman Ruaeell, K H Macomber, Lewla Webater, Jamee Duff, Francla Duff, George W. Cram. George H. Cram, Joaeph Putnam, A. H Pettaa, Albert Willlami, G. B Coffin, J. L Lahr, Wll- i 11a Caleon. 8 B Emeraon, Jobn Glldden, R W Gild- c den, William Ilaynee, F. A Stone John Eaton. Sam!. t Cowing. Richard Brown, Abel Crane, 8amnel Strong, c and Peter Jenka, ot Boeton; Alfred B. Bracket, of New- , market, N.H; Henry O Bradley, of Woroeater; G B. n Keyea, ef Brattleboro, Vermont; Auguetui Lord, of n Kennebunk; Charlea Murray, of Conourd, N.H ; M.B. o I.ucaa. of Dorobeeier: Jobn Chamberlain, of Quinoy; a Ilotert R. I'l-rpcnt, of Rutland, Vermont; Jamea Tay- a lor. of W Irene ret, Maine; Alfred YV. clougb, of Hop- * klnton, N.H ; Amoa Sweetner. of Rozbury; Joetah s Freneh, ot Prorldenee: H E Dndl??. nf Rob?rt Younger, ot Lynn; John Goddard, of Worses- b tar; Robinron Crnsos, or Juan Fernandez: N. A. a 1-aunce and N. B Burgess, of Kingston; Samuel Pe- ? terson and O. W. Watara. of Caatlaa, Maine; Wm. 0 Fowl# of Lawrenee; and Jamss Htason, of Harsrhtll. tl The brig Mary Wilder cleared at Boston on Friday, lor San Francisco, with the annexed list b of passengers:? b Daniel H doff, R. Gilltland, of Cumberland, R.I ; Haiacy D. Adama, of Smltblleld, R.I.; Kdartn 8. Caae, Jabea Atwood, Guilford; W. C. Caae, of Provldenos; C Joeeph 8. Saunders, Henry Pleres, John H Plu-amer, r? of tort smooth N. H.; Solomon R Edwards, of North- C ampton; E. II Slooom, of Sutton; I)arlua D Far- at num. 11-nryF. Ceeerdale, Andrew L. P. Calvin. Earls e< Flint, M D ; Darius A. Sibley, George Pierce Scott T Lspbsm, and Jobn Larrahee, of Woonsooket, R. I.; G. W Brown, CmnstoD. R 1.; H A. Chase, W L. Skinner, William A Banker, nnd Wm W. Babbitt, w of Pawtucket R. 1 ; Amos K. Grneee, jr., of Marble t( bead; Malcolm 8 Soott, Adalbert Soott, and Maaea G. w; Krliey, ot Blackatone, K I; Hy J. 8mitn, ef Durham, N H ; L. BuaJur. I. Bug bee, John C Lord, Nathan jn ( 'landers Bat jamia Nlohols, and Mr.}Beok, of Boston. ,, Bug Aim- na also cleared at Boston on Friday, tl or the same place, with tha following passen- ie ?era:? m Jobn C. Lincoln. F.pbralm F.ldrldgs, and William C. ai Downs, of Faimenth; Cornelius B Houghton, Frenela ol li F.asimen. Anderson Holmaa. George Waleott, Joe. at J. Dei by, John C. Garfield, FJtjah 8 Darling, John hi d. Tweed, of Waltbam; Wliliem W Monroe, George pi W. Forrsstall. Harrison W. Latham, Augostos G. H llebardron. Kimball Hfll C Francis. Bates, C. al reach. Boston; Joseph Story, of F.saex; Cyras T. ot 1% hitiier of Chelsea; Geo.-thinner, of Lynn; Gideon w< I Crocker, of Barnstable; Philander Edwards, of es >ieeeter; Joshua Harrtagton, of Brighton; Charlea el ;. Lawrence, and George Nye,of Falmouth; Benjamla all lili of Salem; Edward C. Fogg, of Brain tree, Charles C< reach, of Boston; Hiram Wlneor. of Dot bury? 2V ar The lollowmg passengers sailed on Thursdiy, ?e rum Boston, in the schooner Boston, for Cell- he onus:? Irsao W Donbam, Harrison J. Shortleff. Bsnjamin ** ihurtD ff, M D ; Oliver W. Craig, George D Halo, jr., A I Ham H. Wallace. Dexter Hardy William W. Poole, berles B Manning. Howard Clark. rhiUp Fiake, Hy. "" t'oyee. Nathan Caiilue, Charles MerrlU, Enoch H. 'rait. Samuel Morrison, William Pratt, Jr . George -'rederfeke, Lveaader Hathaway, Thomas Bend. Asa **' f'gglas. Jeeapa Gulls. J as. Cola, John Barry, O-lands A are Warren W. Powers, Bradford H. Welsh, Rderin ... Iradley, Charles P. Kimball. Tl We hlao give, below, a list of the vessels which tl' ieve lelt this port, and thocs which are now up tor 1 L ' California, and the number ot passengers in eac4 vessel:? Div *t Nuu?l a/ Name. Sailing. Paa'grra. Bark John W. Coffin l)?o. T 4 Bilg Saltillo Deo. 2'i II Buk Carlb D?e. 31 11 Bark KItits Jan. 3 11 Lark Marl* Jan. 10 11 Lark Oxr< rd Jan. 11 01 Brig Fount Jan. 11 |? Sbip Fdward F.ierett Jan. 12 lid Bilg Atii u Jan. 13 41 Brig Paulina Jan. 14 11 Pilot boat Anonjuia Jan. 17 3 Brig North Bend Jan 17 31 Ship Capiat Jan 24 111 Brig Jiaephine.. .. Jan 24 30 Schooner Boaton Jan 25 20 Ship Montreal cleared Jan 'it Ship i'harralla cleared Jan. 20 rap IS) The following t easels are now up at this port for California:? Sam* tVTiere Lying. Jli*. ta Sail. Ship Corealr Lewis wharf. Jan. 2S Area'u i do. ? York do. ? Frances Ann Long wharf. ? Sweden lnttasbatf. Feb. 1 Charlotte do Feb 1 toO Doxtsrj Union wharf. Feb. 1 Reguius Battery wharf. ? Leonora T wharf ? Barks Volaeoo Lewla wharf. ? ltoebelle Central wharf. Jan. W Oceanus ......... d?. ? Lanark.. do. ? '* Gilbert Constitution wharf. 8eoa. Mimosa Foster's wharf. ? Drummsnd Marine Railway. ? Luoinoa Maria Fast Boston. ? Ofh - - - Brig Sea Eagle Commercial wharf. ? Almena Central wharf. ? K delph Battery woarf. Jan U Globe do ? Cel. Tejloe In Dry Dook. ? Acadian Sergeant's wharf, bef. Feb 3 Mary Wilder do ? Taranto At Charle.-town. ? The chip Loo Choo and btrk Siimoset have ale gone from this port to New York, to load for Calt fornia. By the above tables it will be seen that seventeen vessels have already gone trom this port to the gold region, and thHt there are 26 now up for the same destination. We also hear of negotiations pending for two or three other vessels to be added to the California fleet. By our exchanges we learn that the fever rages as generallyfat other places as in this vicinity. At New York sixty-nine vessels are reported for California, and at almost every port ol any note along our coast one or more expeditions are fitting out. A friend informed us that he had reckoned up oas hundred and forty-seven vtBsels now up at different ports for California This is in addition to those already gone.?Bun on Journal, Jan 26. The California (ever has seized upon a large portion of our citizens at last, and we should not be disappointed it a hundred or more of our islanders were finally carried off by it. On Monday last, upwards of 40 of our townsmen formed themselves n.to a company with the luientton of procuring a ship, and proceeding to the gold diggings with all despatch. The brig Vesta, of this port, now undergoiug repairs, is up for California, and will sail without unnecessary delay. She is to be manned principally by a company from Ttsbury and Chilmark. The fast sailing schooner Rtaho, as previously announced, is fitting at Holmes's Hole, for the same purpose. The most, if not all, of those about leaving the Island for tho new-found El Dorado are men of character and some little property; and many of them will leavo f-Iilllits behind them.?Edgartun Gazette, January 26. Th eriampden Mining and Trading Co. met at the American Houbc, Thursday alternoon. Thin company originated kat YVesitield, but comprises individuals from several other towns. The members were busy during the aftsrnoon in completing their arrangements, and intended to leave last evening in the southern train tor New 1'ork. Front that port they propose to ship their heavy baggago around the Cape, and take passage themselves tor Matamoras. Thence they intend to go up the Rio Grande to Point Isabel, and 6triae across the country on foot. The following are the names of the company: Capt J F Harding, Wis, R Brown, B. F Barker, A. B Clark, Lather Ororer. Henry Arnold, Jos. M. Fowler, F. K. Foots. Joe. Hedges. jr , Chi*. Brlggg, and Jos. Mitchell, nil of Weutteld ; R Collins, Allen bodge, 3A. Hendrlek, Daniel Houghton, and K. W Uarke.of Cblcopee; W. W. Trank, of Stockbridgn; S. L Warner, or Westbampton; O. B. Clapp, H. b. Putnam, and H. D. Bottom, or Hlnedale : F K. Robertson, U.Craven, A. H. bodge. W. P Adams, A Stone, A. Ureecu W.A Dunbar, and R W Whttmore. of Spencer; O. Houghton, and J. D. Smith, of Oroenfleld; S. S. Clark, of K. Oranfleld; D W Sinclair, B N Bagbae. and D. # Sixer, Of Springfield - 35.? Spriiigjield Republican f The new and fast sailing schooner Tremont, of 278 tons burthen, is to saufrom this port, tot 8an Franeisco, aboutgthe ^lst of February, uoder command of Gaptain David Collins, a veteran ship maBter and skilful navigator. She takes out sa assorted cargo, from which all intoxicating liquor* are strictly excluded, and has excellent accommodations for about thirty passengers?25 of the n amber having already engaged. The bark Dimoa sails on Monday next, for El Dorado, under command of Captain Robert C Reynard, well known in this community as a skilful and enterprising ship maMer .?Prcto litdford Mercury, Jun. 26. Superior Court, In tfanco. Jaw. 87.--Dkcuiok*.?Henry M. Frarlan vt. Wm? Wat ion ? Motion denied Daniel G Havitand ri Joteph Kerr.?Motion denied, with $10 eoete. Proiper Contint, adl.vi Aehhakt.?Motion granted. Aaron C. Surry, impleaded J c . vt. Paul D. Burbank. -Return to be made within twenty days, or appeal lien Weed. I IVa hingtan Whitney ??. Wm. J. Bayard et el.? Judgment reneveo by deieult. Robert F. JFinelow et al vt. Wm A'uri(.-J(d(ailt reverted without coeU, and a new trial ordered in the jeurt below. John Smith, appellant, vt. John P. Prall.?Judgment reverted, with coste. $12 Samuel T. Roberta vt. John B. Murray?Judgment everted, without eoete, and a new trial ordered in the lourt below. Jamet Gikion et al. ait. Char lei G. Lake.?Motion lenied, with eoete. C'Aer'tt Cartledge vt. Albert S. Henly, impleaded, J-c?Motion lor new trial on the oaee denied, with loete. Motion for new trial on newljr diaoovered evile nee granted, on paj ment of eoete of the trial and of beoppotlrg motion. Henry Dvffenbach, plaintiff in error, vt. Jamet P. Flyn, defendant in error.? Judgment affirmed, with mete Martin L. Bey ant, plaintiff tn error, vt. J. Kipp, deer dent in error.? Jndgmrnt Affirmed. with ootti. Patrick Rourke ret),undent, uds John Rourke, appelant.? On filing affldavita or appellant and reapoadnat, od not lee of aigamentand proof of terviee on attorney or appellant, and on motion of respondents attorney, rdered that the appeal in thie oeuse be riltmlieiil The eonrt adjoined line die > United States Commissioner's Office, Before Oeorge IV. P. Morton, E?q. Jaw 27 ? The Bark Ann D. Richardton.- The above lamed vowel together with her captain, mate, and raw, arrived in pott this merniog. in eharge of LlenenantSmclalr, of the United State* navy, and price raw. It appears that on the 15th of Deoember lad, be we* captured by the United States brig Perry, Comlander Davies, on some part of the ooest of Br?iii, we nderetand, in the neighborhood of Rio, on toe at lion f being concerned in the trade of alavoe Ou the nival of Lieutenant Sinclair, a warrant we) ebtalned nd placed in the bands of one ol the deDutv nuaiuia 'bo took charge of tba vessel mod arretted Charles tow, the owner, Captain Samuel Bennla, the mate, nd etgbt otkeri, the remainder of the erew, aad rorghi them before the court The captain and mate re held to bail to appear on Monday, aad the erew. a believe, are rie'aintd at witnesses. Theaa are the nly facta that have as yet transpired. An examlnalon will be had on Monday. Charge of Counterfeiting ? Richard 8eraphln, whe as been arrested on a ebarge of counterfeiting, has ten committed for examination Before Alexander Gardiner. Esq Charge of opening Letter* ? The oaee of Charlee linnook, who is oharged with opening a letter dt'Cled to Dootor Barrow, came on to-day before the ourt. Two wltneeaes werejexamlned, but nothing in lditlon to what hae already been reported, wa? elioltI. The further examination was adjourned till ueeday next. _ DnemtrcrrioN or Lir* by Gas.?The recent cold 'collier had, it ia supposed, worked some injury I UM DMI OOBVeJlBg (M tO the llrfl OMtW, nderlsg t free flow of go* tor oomuaaptloa fk? ipcrlatendent, Mr. Ludlow. rtireoted two of thaaMa i tho employ of tho company to deneend the dry welt ad toy tho ply# by whlob the gu i* discharged from le meter, eoutionlag them, however, not to do ao wane they were pre pored with plug* to (top the hot* they igfct moke in the yiye. the men, Miehoei Flood ad Peter Holpia, who bod long beea la the aerrloe I the company and well andoratood f hair datlea. aet aontthejob Flood deaeeadad Brat, oad whea ha id get to the bottom Of the wall foaod ha bod aa g to atop the bole bo waa to drill late the yiye. alpln went tip for it, oad It la aapyoaod while ba wea went Flood drilled the hole and the gee efooyiag ?reame him Immediately. Holpia returning lato tho all, with the ping, wo* ni*o Immediately oveapowered, i ia aiippnaea, for aa one woe la tho laa mediate olalty of tbeaeatdaat. At loot acme of the workmen, aimtd at their protracted obaeaoe. lowered Pntrieli >yle Into the well, hoeing prevlooely tied a rope on Ed Ma body, to bonl Mm oat if bo eo nattered hlmIf la danger. Coyle had aot beea lowered for, bofoao i appeared te be overeome by tho oooopiag gaa, oad trie he oould be releoeed. be WO* beyoad all hoyeaof rovery. oad lived bat a few mlouU* after he woo awn oat. The body of Flood waa next recovered, it aot nntil It waa drawn np by gro jp lng Iron* The dj at Halpln could not be reoobed. Flood hod bona anted ?ut a abort foe; bat ilolpln and Coyle leave ' bird them large foml lee to bewail their sudden beavement ? .flkeey Jirgui Jan. 3d We regret to hear that the Hon James H. ht'tnaa, ot Tennresee, has been suddenly called ime !<? iho alarming illness oi his Indj ? 'fflt'Vi t'nrw.

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