Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 6, 1849, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 6, 1849 Page 1
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???m TH] NO. 5360. CALIFORNIA INTELLIGENCE. ' Sailing or tub steamship crescent cmr?great ' EXCITEMENT. , The fine steamship Crescent City, Captain Stod- I dard, took her departure for Chagres, yesterday < afternoon, at a few mmutes before two o'clock, , smidbt the firing of cannon, and vociferous cheers i from an immense multitude. She had been an- 1 noui ced to sail atl o'clock; but owing to the great number of her passengers, and the confusion prevailing, it was found impossible to start at the hoar appointed. About noon, crowds began to assemble on the pier; some through curiosity, others to bid farewell to friends and relatives. Among the number present, we observed many ladies come to take what eeemed a last farewell of those most dear to ttietn. ine excitement on me do u ana pier waa very high, and a general feeling of hilarity pervaded the assemblage. " Is any man ' on the dock dead broke 1" cried one of the passengers, at the top of hiB voice. A darkey. > standing near by, replied "1 am." He had scarcely answered, when a halt dollar struck ' his cocoa-nut, and nearly brought him down, , which he instantly resented by pocketing the insult. The individual who threw the nioney, thought, no doubt, it was worse than useless tor a ' man to take silver into a gold region. The scene whs extremely picturesque, and it was amusing to behold the various dresses ot the passengers, at- ! tired us they were, some in India ruboer, some in differently colored oil cloth?white, black, green, yellow?and some of no color at all. Here w is one i with an India rubber tent; another with a life pre- ] server as large as a balloon, and a pair ot water- i proot boots large enough to cover half his car- i cuss. Every fashion of hat and cap was put ' in requisition?Dutch, French, Italian, Chinese, ' Spanish, down to the latest California slouch. . Kifles, muskets, shot guns and revolvers, were to j be seen strapped to the backs and sides of the ad- ( venturers, in a profusion thut-eemed to indicate an i invasion i 1 a different character to that of a gold I region. The steamship Hermann, lying on the 1 other side of the pier, was filled with spectators. 1 Her decks being covered with snow, which had ! . .".ii .u.4 ?( .u- j.... i Deen failing wri an liu- iuic |>cii i ui me ua|, blhiig . jh rnuib commenced www balling those on the j dock. The cumi>limeut was returned in goo 1 j earnest, and in u tew momtnts hundreds were en- ( gaged in the animating sport, which continued for j about lia'.t an hour. The balls flew thicker and j faster than at Huena Vista, and reminded one of ' the storming of Chapultepec. The scene wound lip by those on board the Hermann running up a i white ting on the top ol an umbrella, although >ney did not surrender till every man in the shroudshaa 1 been shot down The whole scene was extreme- ( lv ludicrous. It will be seen by the annexed list, j that she takes out 305 passengers, among whom is ; William H Sidell, Esq ; he goes out ua Ctiiel Engineer of the Panama section, tor the location j ana survey of the proposed Chngree and Panama i jpilroad. i Cornelius Schermerhorn, Albert Powell, R. Baetata, ! W. C. Smith. Wm. Hlewell, Jos F. Smitb. John Wedsworth. Benj. J Brown, O F. Hotchklse, Wm Coleman, Stephen Q. Coleman, J. L. Wadsworth, J. C. Booran, Charles Gary, Samuel MoWhinney. Charles Curtis, ' Amoa M Marsh. K its C. Taylor, Martin Ashley, Wm. Baldwin. Wm Gregory, George Gregory, Joan una, K. Booth. J. Friok, J P. Patrick. B C Cleimns. Lewis Brownetl, W. C Brewster, J. B. Vreelend. G Qlddings, jr.; Jan. Read, A. W. Took, Peter Beams, Wm Biinn, L. B. Mnaaon, B H Mnnaon, Jae H. Pearson. Jaokson Lndy. Jos. Burr, Davis Tyre. Silas Fuller, David Fuller, Wm.Llpp. J. Nelson, E. E. Nelson, J. Cambell, An{ustns H. Potter, Stephen F. Parker, D. W. Mattisoo, avid Fay. Jeseo Ballard John Loatlt. Stall. B. SUrr, Jas. Greer. J. H. Uemerest George W. Demarest, W. K. ' Peahody,Garry Van Ripper. N. D. Bradford, Jas. Dean, Kraetos S. Roberts. Geo. Yost. H. A. Van Ripper, Jas. B. La-Dg.Cb. H.Carter,8. A. Cook,i. F. Duel, A D. Baker. Archibald D Graham, Eri Martin. John Ryerson, John B. Moore, John P Morse, George O Kilmer, C H Bab ocK, Dr Thos Payne. William Erwtn, Benj. K Knapp, D T. L Chapmen. John Miller, L E. Trues dell, B. F. Gatee, W V Brown, Theo. Green, Rob?rt M Seymour, Calvin Day. Peter Robinson, Allen E Robinson, Clinton Robinson. David N Hawley, F. Hull, Mr Halllok, L. C. Northrop. D Uwight, H. P Randolph, S R.St. John, W T. Johnglo, Augustus M. Tower, D. C Lewis, Alfred Dsnkly, S D Dewe.v, J. L Dewey, J. K Manning, William Fisher, A. F. Arnold, B K. Mann. J. M. Ilanooek. John S Stewart, C B Lane, A. B Solomon, W. W. Dean, D N Siinomon. J. M. Simpson, J C. Potter. K. B. Zabriskle, E. Woodward, T. McCalla. Thos. Waller, C?pt. Geo W. Taylor Saml L Bruuoll, T. W George, James Furman, Philip Randall, W H. Hampton, W.O Taylor. D. VonSyekie. W. Covering. Jr., G. P Esty. L. P Crane, C. E Abbott, Samuel Stillnau. 8. S Crane. Jaaies Van Antwerp, W. C. Defres, J. 8 Bailey, P W. Livingston, Jemes Annett, M. F. Morse, A. A. Vaotlne, W W. Peek. James Smith, E. Klosson. W. S. >rott, A P Brooke, M. D., J. Rodman,_ J. J Devoe. J. F Doming. Ira D Uoff, A-hael H. Deraw. lease H. Storm. J N Goodhue, Lewis J. Mulllneau, Vernon Snyder, Anson Brtggs, Andrew Barret,-"Nathan Porter. A. A. Hyatt, Kufua CanSeld, F. B. Kverrltt. W. K. Mitter, T. George North, H S Cobb, 11 P. Davis, Orln Hewlett, P Wright, J. n Roblneon, A. Patrick, M. M. Cashing, Clark Utter. Lymtn E. Munroe. W. Cotnstock. James A Cooper, M Damming. A Van Duaer, George MoAUister. J Saadford, D. Bradley, C. Harrington, R H. Bacon. S. Gardner, J. M. Hamilton, N. L. Carman, J. M. Spencer. William Head, Robert Wells, J. V. D. Suydam. W. Sadler, William Care, W. MoCollum, W. Savage, K. L. Bordman, E M Cook, C. P. Fox W. W Michaels C E. Jewett, A. Paris. R 8p?ar, G Edwardeon, J. H-rring, M. WlUington. W. H Peok, George H Howard, C. H. Crayon. Morris Buckman. Law I Woods, Dr. T A. Austin. J. F. Boyntoo, E Tnomp?on, G. A Grant, K. H. Colby, Dr. J. C Cobb, Dr Farnham. J. T. Little,-' W. B Barclay, W. II. Htekox, Lewis Grieve and woven ( eons. W. Nirmans W. H. Sidell H A. Morris, Geo. H Buckley. Daniel Gross, C. Branly, F Buck, jr , P Eaton, jr., W. G Nichols. F. Howes. B 'Oj train T Babbit, J.Gorney. N D Crane, H. Hengg Tnomas Andrews. Charles Kelssy, W. Culver, R K. Middtebrook. Edward "Warner. S. Fairnhild, H J. Payne. D Sweezy, George A. Runk, W. J. Lewis. Alsxan ler Bunnell. Henry Rare. Joseph Southard. Peter Smith, Theo. Johnson. G. W. Taylor. Samuel W. L?e, Wolsey Probsioo Lewis H. Taylor, J C. Zabrlskie, E M Vankleek. B.4. (lice* mond, J Orchard. Jrsse Lions. Gilbert Hal, James Muneell, Georga Palmer. Amos llowut, S U. WeeltH*, i Lewi* J Miliar Eliehe McDulTj. U R. Babbit, W. Ma*on, Thome* Maher, Raupom O lltnn, Sitaml K?l- > lam, VV A Dibble arid 2 other*, Seiruei Son*. Wm. Gordon, Pater l'aga. J Anthony King, (J W Hubherrl, G W Dickinson, Samuel Pleasant*. Hugh Mart'n, Lutber Martin, Hpenecr Robert*. J M. Douglass, J. C. Cornell. E Cornell, A. Cornell, 8. 8. Paul. Chart** K. Pattern. John Hill, J. Caldwell. D. W. Ma?on, John Coylr, Taraoee Cox, 8. Hutebine, D. VotX*. I). Jone*, Grorga8. Nicola, Charles 8. Hun. C W Lawton. G H. Fern ham. W M Walton, Mar* Frmasut, Charla* Mil* Inr. J. V Dunham, Lathartluld. Jaoob Apgar.? Total 806. Sailing of the Strafford?Dei-arturk of tub JS'ew Vokk Mining Company.?This noble bark, Willi htT urecious living freight, got under weigh and ftoorl out to sea at an early hour ou Sunday morning, accompanied by the steaming 3a<nson and a host of friend*, who sought this List opportunity of hiddtng farewell and (rod-?i>eed to as noble a band of adventurers as ever left their horn-s for a country "fur off arid di-tani " We were jMiticularly excited by a thorough eximiuation 'of the internal and domestic arrangements ot the ViAp. The baik, which was purchased and fitted <p by thiH company, m *. sires about 4<>> tons, having 'tween decks, the whole length u'_ which on either side is neatly arid comfortably fi ted up with double tiers of single berths, and from immediately forwaid of the inain hatch, with double betths, giving ample sleeping accommod iliouj to every individual. Abaft tlte ni.un hatch are arranged the mess tables, yielding comfort au I convenience while itoiiiinhiog the inner mm. Away aft is fitted up an admirably selected library, cornpr sing works on every euhjeut, and consisting of fully 3,000 volumes. These are the individual contributions of the members and geuerous <lon ttioiisfrotn the Bible and Tract Societies For the amusement and enliveninent of the company, a splendid piano and numerous other musical instruments hsve been presented to these tins felIowf; and, to crown all, a glee club has been formed, numbeiin* voices of no ordinary souud and sweetness. The police of the snip pirtakes of the same complete urrangexn' nt as the m etal organisation At the roll of .the drum, in the morning, every man is to titrable out: at 10 o'clock the "glim is to be Ho tceJ,'Kfc??4.ill must tumble io, except those whose s<piud haVe charge ot thv ship for the d?y. Th-se fi|uiJ- consist of ten men each, who appoint^ their own ci|e tain, and into whose hands is confided ihesu >reme government of all the alfairs of the vessel, save that which |?rtnins to her locomotion. Thisdeiailment was unhesitatingly yielded to the well Known and tried ability ot t'apl Coffin. Cod ble-s hint! The main leatures of this company, a'r the grsnd principles whteh govern them - mufti il assistance being the chief, and the cultivation of all those friendly offices one to another, which an Bii'fh tend to make lite aareeable. Connected with these f> atures, is a dei rrtiiualion to accomplish. if attmuuble by human means, the great object for which they have been so ready to saorifiee hIi the sweet endearments of families, Irien fs and firesides. Being personally aciptiinU: ( with a umber of this coniuany, arid having, with some, been long and inlimMtely a?soeiated, we do not say -two such when we give the ammrauae, that in uo ??? u E NE' MORN jther body of men who have been induced to leave 1 ill behind them, by rumors of untold wealth, can there be found more mind, more soul, more influx- ; ibihtv of purpose, more moral worth, more social j and harmonious intercourse, than among the memiters of the New York Mining Company. They go amply provided with provisions tor two years, i and a stock of miningimplements, with everything accessary to procure subsistence from earth, s*a or air. Such has be,-n the eagerness to join this company, that $500 have been repeatedly offered 1 lor a share which cost but $350. The steamer went as far as the Hook with the ship, and oa the word being given, "let go all!" cheer followed cheer, and old ocean rang again with the hearty and enthusiastic huzzasfrom one party to the other, and amid them all, not the least hearty was three times three for the New York Htrald. The "deep, deep sea" never bore on its broad bosom a more cheerful and hilarious company than that which left on Sunday, in the good bark Strafford. Every man's eye glistened with gladness as sail atter sail was loosed and sheeted num?, to watt them onward to the consummation of that enterprise in which all concerned have evinced an indomitable perseverance, and an untiring energy. The following list ol officers and members was kindly furnished by Mr. Freeman, the active aud gentlemanly Secretary:? Capt. W L Coffin, Master; Franklin B Austin. President; Oris 0 Squire, jr., Vioe President; Charles A. Bool, Treasurer; J. Morton Freeman 8eorstary; J W. Winans, O Meredith, W. R. Wheatou, C. K Sutton, T. H. Patterson, Finance Committee; B Woodward, W. A. Spies, Robert Reed, J M. Flagg, D r Raymond, T. M. Lewie, Directors; W. Clark Levings, M. ?>.. Sur feon; Robert O Shu in way Assayer and Mineralogist; W. A Spies, Librarian; O H Montgomery, Chorister; A W. Pitts, Drummer. 8 O. White, Fifer; Capt. Sam'l I Waters, Gunner. H. L Twiggs, Charles J Hulse, Ut orge F. Elliot, D J Richard*, W. 0 Mead, F. J. Bran, F. Woodward. Z G. W. Puraell, James Wetheripoon. jr , A. Van Velsor, C D Carter, W D. V. Farrant. B. Lawrenoe, jr , H R. Ferry, C. H Crane, Chas. L3. Flapg. J. J. PitttDger, R Donaldson, T W Stafford, I. P. Shannon, B K. Hanoook. Dews Babcock, C W. Cochrane, Jno. O. Truman, William Ackers, H. N. Squire, W Tllman, H. M Raynor, J. W. Provooet, (J. L Reynolds Robert Be-l. D. Oliver, R. P. Mead, B. F. Smith. Dan. C Chllds. W. H Biauvslt, J. C. Winans, i'eter Carlton, H B Waddelove. E L. Waddelove, E. j Welling. S. A. Lyon, J Summerfield Co ike, E. M. iValton, Sam'l K Miner, T. Chatterton Spies, Al. ^eocard, Jno. Evans, W. D Stafford Jno L. Brown, Edward Savage. D E. Carpenter, J. W. Kilroy, G W. 'billips, H. B Price. Leroy Hancock. Edward Murphy, I S. Reynolds, jr , O W. Mann, C F Yelverton. W. 3. Latham, jr , 8 F A Shonnard, H MoCarnley. II. H. lopkius, i harles Drake. Henry Wood. Byron Whitsomb, W. W Brooks, R. C. Lessey, W. F. Legget, E. T. ' laukson, W Russell, J. B. Cooper. Philip Verplanck, r? Michael Burns, P. Flood, D. Gabagan, Joseph Sploer. 1 Petal, 101. The following passengers said on Saturday, in ;he ship Panama for San Francisco Myrau Hutchinson, Jas. D Piersoa, Edward Hacker, Lara Siooumbe, Henry Langton, Tunis Palmer. L. O. Hale, Philo Par melee. Joseph C. Howland, Won. MeElroy, James B Riell, Isaiah Ooodspeed, William B. Bulkley, Raymond Summer*. Hiram 8 Baldwin. O. W. Lineley, John D. Cromwell, John L. Frazer, Christian Benson, George A. Curtis, Ruasell S. Chisley, John Macon, William Doolittle, Thomas A. Ayres, John Ollliland, James Selleck, E. H. Martin, O W. Burn- 1 bam, J H. Acksrman, John W Sherwood, Dr Sitnud [3. Jackson, Francis Kagan, Oscar Allison, Timothy R. I Hubbard, Andrew Foots. William 8. Benta. F J Keller, Setb Hurd Samuel Sharp, Franklin Miller, James i Harper. J. T. Stratton, WLIlam Newail, John J Pea- j lam, Edward Alpbonse. W. 0. Wilson, Barny K-arnus, . Henry 8 Mnlligan, A W Heritage. R. J. Gough, P. A. Mailer, Bar not Decker, G. N Whitman. M F. Butler, ! H??y C. MIiMfr. A A Bu'rdfch, AIstittdT Jaflkion. ' Abraham Skatts, George G. Tousey, George Smith- ' Jamee B Walsh, Horace W. Carps a tier, William H. t Lockwood, George Thompson, K 8. Bodtlsb, James ] Evereon, William A Jennlnga, J. Lee, Lucas Smith, | David and Thomas William*, Charles Williaxs, L. T! j Baxter. David D Decker. George D Doiain, Lewi* i Meyer, Jacob Barns, William and John Banta. J. H. Ramppaa. Oaorwe Mitchell, F.dward Dawson, O org# , W Suiick, John M. Gushing. T H. Whtthoff. George J J Kipp. Ageu G. Ay res, Alfred Tuoker, Samuel Had ' dock, W Dawson.Mel villa Denslou, Caleb C Freeman, J. Carbery. John H. Dinnest. J H. Hinke, J F. Boosb, | V. Bonlua, R. Burdiok, J. Stillvrell, G. A. Curtis, I). S. Avery, M. Waterbouse, E Hope. H Williams, G. Benton, A. Conthers, N. It. Leavitt L Ga1*. D Kettle man, D. C. Warwiak. William Folly, O. W. Burnham, R. Coutey. T D. Yates. M and L. Meyer L. L. Schroder J H C. Bennett, J. Ackerman, M R Martin. Salvator Rosa, Norrls Cosk, Nathan Blakuelee, Caleb Beale, Lewis Derundow, Charles W Smith, Osoar Millard, Milton Greene, Osmond Ilohstrassen, Andrew Moon, John Williams. Henrv Bunnell Jamei G Gardiner. William Young. Mary E. Longiey, Cnas. Holland, Emmet M. Fay, William H. Parkhurst, M. MoCann, Hanry F. Schooling Raymond Decker, L. R. Fish, Mrs. James Evsrsan, William De Krise?Total 160. The following ib a list of passengers in the ship Daniel Webster, which sailed on Saturday lor San Francisco:? Dr. John Uunn, C. D. Elliott, A. MoKandry. G F. Archibald, W. J. Stoutenborough. D. F. Finley, Wm Merry, George Sealy, Henry W. Watta, Lcander MoLougblln, E. P. Hewall, Thomas Steers, M E. Coau. E B Newnomb. J. Hammer. A. Thompson G. B Hudson. William Gray, L. Reinhold, Henry F Green, A Hollingwortb, C Hathaway, Joba S Tileston, Caleb Hyatt, G. W. Sheffield. J. F Ryder, William MaGarry, James R. Walters, Theo Bernard, I. B Rogers, J Shepard. N. B Ccon, A Lamb, R Crawford, E. Allen, E. Fenno, J H. Cook, F Sleissbergan. O. P. Chapan J. Steward, E K.Kernell J Clark, D.Caok, J C. Wbltlonk, John M Russell. A S. Dlokerson, William McCubberly, H V. L. Vaudhoef. Foster V. Mott, John J. Berthvlf, Luther Hill, A. Lockwood, P Hammer, B. Pron, R. Hudson, M. Campbell, W. H Brawn, John P. Staata. The following is a list of the young gentlemen Ironi this city, composing Mr. Plumber's party for California, who sailed ill the brig Columbus, on Saturday last, for Vera Cruz, via the city 01 Mexico and IVaztitlan:? Anthony LIspenard Blescker, J. Relneoke Bleeeker, Heory Netlson, Alfred L Seton. Walter Cleeman, Dr. N. Reynolds Davla, Dr. John BriockerholT. W. F Mtlledoler. Hamilton Cretghtnn. Edward C. Potter, Richard Hughes, Henry Dudley Barnard. Edward R. Lamorvaux F. C.Humphreys. Edward J. Dummatt, Martin Tufts, Dr. Mertiu, P. Kennedy, Hector C Amrs, Valentine Hearne, F. A Woodworth, Joseph F. Bonfanti.?Total 22. MASSACHUSETTS. The following is a hat of the passengers in the ship Leonore, which sailed Irom Boston on Saturday, for San Francisco, under the title of the " New England and California Trading and Mining Association ? Messrs. Herman H Greene, of Hopklnton, N H; Je'se Sawyer, Charles Plummer, Edward U Morse, of Harrrbttl, M?i ; James M. Bancroft, of Haverhill. N. H ; Parker 11 Pierce. Jr., George W Jameson E lgene K Flske, Jabez Hatch. Samuel H. Wbitmarsb, Rufas Brackett. Chsrle* F llnssey. George W. Tyler, Daciel Lombard Jr , Harrison Hilton, M L. Cap-n SamnM Newell. George Emerson, Hoyai Oliver. Jr., J. A. La Cain. O. Keenan. John A. Clark, Heiektah Roberts, Galen Toole, Jr . Josbua Mott. Jr , George A Putnam, Janes M'Intyre, M. L? Bouquet, C. W. Smith, S B. Withersll. Charles .Main. Francis Child*, The*. Pik*. Gecrge W Jn?s?lyn. J N Gale. Jam?* P Crockett, W l.ewls, T. Whitmarsh. Francis E. Archibald J.C. Morse, J B. Stickney, H R Chandler, Christopher Rjmes, ef Boston; Char'es B Kingman. Aia Wilson, Jr ., George W Kent, William F. Barker, R"meo E. Stall, of Ntw'on; Denlel L. Libkey. Albert A Dyar, William It. Cady. of Lowall; J W. Pa'terson, Thomas R Tripp Alpbeus W Randall of Providence; E. W. Barber, of Cranston. H I.; O M Davie, Andrew S. Leavitt, of Cambridge pert,; James L Harvey, of East I s ui bridge; Wuliaui Robbi us, Joshua At wo d ofCambridae; Hiram C .viayers. A. P. Chenery Joshua Miltley. N D Pond. R. Howe*. Sutltean Big-I >w, J P Jones, of Cbarlestown; Eb'n 0. Wiiromb. of Littleton, N. H.; Charles P Trnmbnil. of Worcester; <Jeor<a IV Sawyer. George W. Tow. of Danver; Henrv H Flagg. Rtiliman A. Porter, J M. Oilman. of Woburn; Wm Jackson. T. 8 Leonard.of Saxonville; Henry H. Hyde, of Framingham; S 8. Mann, of Randolph; Robert Bunting of New York, Augustas Caldwell, of New buryport; Thomas 8. Jones, of Somervllle; Levi M Slack, B B Billions, of Plymouth. Vt ; Heory S. Wa fermao, of Brookfleld; D I) Gunnison of Chteopee; Carmel C. Peiry. of Mlllbury; Cbarl-s Morrison of Bradford: George II Smith, of Fiehersvllle. N H : Wm F. Joues. of Sel*m, Anion Weed. K. W. vlorse, of Ameslnry; Atkins Dear of Provinnetown; N T. i'.atler, of Dorehester; William B Tyler of Montpeiler, Vt ; John Carter, of Lynn; James O Frost Daniel Hinrklry. of B*a<or; Charles Chandler, of St.ralfjrt, V- ; N D. Fairbanks, of Claremont, N. H ; John J. Simmons ot Springfield --100. The hark Koch.'lle also saitpd from Boston, on Saiuiday, for Sun Francisco, witiHhc iollawi.ig ptisscngcrs:? \> I)r Granville O Haydtn, Messrs. Osstte F. Book, H B. Leans, John S ItoveUnd, Oeokfa V Broen, George F Williams, Johp Ferguson M H Wood. J B lltt d. Hansom VVa."l, Jehu Lyonh. Daniel E Maeseb bom. of Boston; Charles A. Greeley, John Allan, of Nathan. N H.; William F af Cambridge, Tho uas Ryan, of Lawtenee; Starna 1'utnam. of l.aniastar; Jonas Thaitar, Leonard A Stone. of Watortowu; Daniel P Bates, of Plymouth; Israel 8 Matthews, (of ths Brrmflald House ) of Troy, New York; Isaao B Taft. Charles F. Taft, of Har'ford, Vermont; lames Carll, J B Carll. Kldrldre G Bemls, Daniel Y. Bailey, Dnstln Borett, Luke Doe, John Vt Abbott, Nehemiah (J Dyer, Daniel W. Carrier, Asa M Kno* Robert II'nespe Edward Qnlglse, Jane# Carroll of Lowell; Charles E Curtier, B L Morrill. B. Burnham. of Amesbnry; William Chnreblll. Jotlah Byraiu. David Gurney. John T. PrBtt, of East Bridgewater; James P. Prllow. of Portland; George W Brlggs, ef Bath; Id O. Williams, or Newton-40 SOUTH CAROLINA. The following is a Met ot passengers in the ship Oihello, which sailed on the BOtL ult. from Charleston lor CnlilorniH i? D B. Comatoek, R. E Mandril, James Delink, B. H Weed, 8 P. Bars, W C Towers, K. Hoke, Id. W YO r " ING EDITION?TUESI Uony. J Laony, Mr. and Mrs.Shappard and child, I . H. Witter, P. H. Crittenden, O. W. Alien. A. D. Marshall, J. M. Maxwell, W. Mitchell, Jne. Niohola, Dr. Fryer, Mr. Msipm, M. Gllkte, J. W. Kulaht. W. i H. Knight L. Hyneman, J. W. Rice, R. N. Rnaaall, A. ' D. Ayar. Mr. MoNolta, J. K. Muutr, J. 8. Robinson, : J. D Bristol. J. B. MUllken, E.8. Jobnaon, J. T. Ro- | btnaon, Mr. Leiteblng, Mr. Strong, W. Bartlett C. Wiriehing, D. Briggs-J. 8. Sprague, Mr. Woodruff, ; W M . Jacob* Jama* Duncan, J. P. Cleveland, Oeorge I H. Smith, W. F. Smith. J. R. Jobnton, W. O. Eawn, I Mr. Watera, and Mra. Galloway and aon.?Total, 61. ALABAMA. The following named gentlemen, residents of 1 Dallas county, left Cahawba, Tuesday last, for foiiL, ;.,. Dr. Thos Hunter. Joel ah W Ransom, Patrick R. Powers, David A. Browne, Nepoleon Loder.? Montgomery (?ita ) Flag, Jan. 27. the mormons?salt lake?the discovery op oold, &CC. [From the Pittsburgh Oaiette, Feb. 2 ] Well, we have seen California g?ld?felt it, "hefted" it, as the Yankees Bay. It was brought to this city by Mr. E. Whipple, one of tne leading men of the Msrtnon settlement in the neighborhood of the Great Salt Lake. The parcel we saw ; contained about one ounce. It is in a nearly pure i state, being composed of scales of about l-lbth of an inch in diameter. It was obtained from the [ valley of the Sacramento, by some Mormons, who j arrived at the settlements just before Mr. Whipple left. Mr. Whipple left the Great Salt Lake settlement on the 13th of October, and arrived at Fort Kearny, on the Missouri, in 51 days. The settlement ol Mormons with which he is connected, is located in a beautiful valley on the borders of the Great Suit Lake, in the northeastern part of Upper California. The Great Salt Lake is about 150 miles long, by 50 broad, and contains nothing hvtng. It is so suit that three barrels of water will make one of salt. The shores of the lake, in the dry season, are encrusted with salt fit tor use. It has no outlet. Nearly south of the Salt Lake is a fresh water lake, culled the Utah, which empties its waters into the lormer. In this lake fish, the mountain trout, are iouud. The river which connects the two lnkis, the Mormons call the Jordan. The valley in which they are situated slopes from the mountains to the river on Loth sides These lakes, we may state, for the information of those who have not access to late maps, are situ- . ated on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, near the head waters of the River Platte, which runs into the Missouri, the Colorado, winch 1 empties into the Gulfot California, and the Co- 1 lumbia, which empties into the Pacific. The wa- ( ters of the Platte and the Colorado almost unite, by means of the Sweet Water River, which heads west of the Rocky Mountain chain, and runs into ' the Platte through the famous South Pass, lie- 1 tween these lakes and the California mountains, ' in which the Sacramento rises, ib a vast valley or , basin, supposed to consist principally ot sandy , plains, about 400 miles wide from east to west, i and some HOO to TOO miles long from uorth to i south. From this immense basin no egress for ; water has beeii discovered, the rivers losing themselves in the sand. The valley in which the Mormon settlements ! are, is about fifty miles long, and torty broad, and , is surrounded on three sides by high mountains, , and on ike north side by the lake, it gradually dopes from the mountains to the river Jordan, ana is formedliito stenoes, from varjousgorges in the (hounlaibP, hhmeious fresh water steams pour 1 iheir wateis into the Jordan, affording fine water I power. No timber grows in the valley, but an ibuodance is supplied by the valleys ot the streams n the mountains. Tt consists of fir, pine, hem- j ock, and sugar maple. In this delightful valley, about 1,000 miles from | Missouri on the eust, and 700 from the gold dig- t rings of the ."acramento, on the west?tne Rocky i Mountains being a barrier on one side, and the I great basin, and the Calitornian, or Sierra Nevada * range, on the other?the Mormons have at last 1 Iouud a resting place. About 7,000 persons, of all 1 ages und both sexes, are now collected in this val- ! ley. Tliey commeuced arriving in the valley in July, 1&47, aud last arason they raised a tine crop of wheat, corn, and outer productions, sutli- < cient tor their own consumption, and of those of their faith who are yearly coming in. After next harvest they will have provisions to dispose of ? They have two gust mills, and tour saw mills in opviation, and have laid out several villages, and a town on an elevated platle, which overlooks the whole valley aud lake. They are building substantial houses, and surrounding themselves with many comtorts. They expect a large emigration tnis season from their brethren in the neighborhood of Council Binds, where there are some thousands eoure gated. The road to Oregon and Califorma, by the North Fork, of the Plaite River, and the South Pass, passes some sixty miles to the north ot the settlement; a route by the way of the Salt Lake can be taken, which will not take the traveller oat of his way more than forty or fifty miles. The Mormons will be able to supply lresn mules aud oxen, and, after next harvest, provisions, to those who are emigrating to California. Mr Whipple says the road is very good, all the way fiom lnde|>endence to west of the mountains. In lfe47, about 1,000 wagons passed over it, and last year some 860. The trail is so well defined, that no danger from losing it need be feared. Mr. Whipple recommends oxen in preference to mules, and says they will make just as good time Emigrants usually make about fifteen miles a day. On some portions ot the route there ia a scarcity ot grass. For about five hundred miles, buffalo meat can be obtained in abundance. Mr. Whipple represents the valley of the Salt Lake as perfectly healthy, and the journey to that ngion us attended with no dangers, and but little fatigue. He returns again in the soring. The Mormons have established ferries over the only rivers which are not tordable on account of | high waters?the Platte and Green rivers?so that j no hindrance to emigrants, front that cause, need now be feared. No gold has yet been found in the neighborhood of the Salt Lake, or any where east of the Sierra Nevada, as far as Mr. Whipple is informed. What has reached that region, was brought there by the discharged Mormon soldiers, wno had lttnrned from the Placer to visit their families With reference to the story, that the Mormons had claimed a preemption right to the dtggiomu and were demanding a per centage on the gold found, Mr Whipple gives the following account. The firet discovery ot gold was made by Mormons, (discnHrged soldiers,)"in digging a mill race for Mr Suiter. As the discovery was on his ground, he gave them the liberty ot digging gold, on condition of pn> ing hint a certain |>er centage. This they agreed to do, but soon started off to explore lor themselves, and having found s?tne rich spots, they demanded a ier centage from new comers for digging in their ground, to winch they claimed a right ot discovery. This practice is general in the mines; and the Mormons, Mr. Whipple says, no more claim the whole of the minus than they do the whole of California. another account ptiom t1ik ooi.d reoion. Brrwkr, Feb. 1, ISO). Editor of the Bangor Wiuo:? The interest felt in anything pertaining to the gold region, induces me to place at your disposal the following extract of i letter received tnis morning, Irom my brother st the Sandwich Islands. Trie extract is composed chiefly ot an extract ot a letter from a gen tie ma a who had been on lite ground two mouths. Yours truly. Nathan Doi.r. Pcnaiion, Nov. 2, 1SI8. * * I r ceived a It tier last wek trout , dated Oct. 2d. He writes?aciive diggings are now going on over a tract more than 200 miles in length by 10 to 40 in width; 6,000or 0,000 are probably mining, _ and at least $2,000,000 have been dtawn from ihis hank, stace it commenced s|>ecie payment, six mouths ago. A dav's work ranges trom nothing upto a thousand dollars?but <>t those who labor steadily, the average daily income is probably not far trom an ounce. The gold is found in the stratum called by gealogistadtluviumordrilt. conri|0*ed of loose tiebhles, sand, aud gravel, and occurs most abundantly in the bottom ot dry ravines. where it lies liom a few inches to three or four feet below the surface. When a new ravine is discovered in what are called the "dry diggings," there is an immediate rush for it, and it becomes tilled with active diggers, each claiming a portion, Irom a few teet to a few yards in length; snd a ditch is soon dug two ot three feet or moie in width, and down to the rock on which the stratum of drift rests. This ditch is excavated in a tew days, and it the ravine is of ordinary richness, will yield from |t,>00, fl.000, or fO.OOO, for every rod in length?much of it in lumps large enough to be picked out without wanning?soir.e 01 me id oi me size 01 pullet's egga, or larger. My biother adds?One might *u,<pose,from readmit the above, unit digging gold is very profitable buninrsa, but there are other things to be aonatderrd. At Han Francisco board and lodging, three to ? bed, or ou the floor, is trom $20 to $30 a week. | RK E )AY, FEBRUARY 6, 1 Pork u $60 a barrel, and butter $1 a pound, at wholesale. At the mines pork is $200 a barrel.? And then the sickness. Nine-tenths of all who have gone to the mines have been taken sick. Hundreds were Ivina eiek at Sutter's Fort, unable 1 to procure a pxeeage to San Francisco, and suffering from want of attendance and of the necessaries I of life. Bilious and intermittent fevers prevail to an alarming extent. Take all things into account, ; and I think those that stay at home the best off. 1 My coirespondent says that "there is vastly less , quarrelling than he nad anticipated, but there is drinking and gambling, and all are on a level at the m nes." Mr. H. has gone to San Francisco, to see what he can do to persuade the people to lay up a t easure in heaven. He will doubtless

find lull employment among the sick and dying. Two individuals who went from Honolulu have been murdered?one of them leaving a wile, a very excellent woman, and four or five children. He had been addicted to drinking and gambling. STJ1X FURTHER DISCOVERIES. Information has reached this city of a new discovery of gold regions in the vicinity ot the Rocky Mountains, little more than half way between here and Mutter's, which surpasses in richness the mines nt California as much hh those of California surpass tbemintsofNew Mexico. The gold istound not only in the saudBol the streams flowing from the i mountains, but upon the mountains, mixed with quartz, and in the rocky stiata. Instead of washing the sands, to separate the small particles of gold intermingled with them, as in California, all that is necessary in this new El Dorado is to find ere- | vices in the rocks, pry or blast them ajart, and : clutch the precious metal in pure and Kolid musses, j We understand a secret expedition is already on i foot to visit this region, but as it is in the heart j cf a warlike Indian country, consid ruble force j will be necessary lor the enterprise.? Cincinnati i IJttjHiUh. The Bark Biprrw, and tier (Second Mate. Ma Editor?A cotninuaicstloa appears in your paper cf the 2d inst purporting to be from Samuel W. 1 Jones in wheh It fa stated that ' through the stupidity and rareiessness cf the sesond mate, (who is sent home in irons, he having attempted to suuttle the vessel) we lest our main yard " In relpy. the second- mate would thank yon tor'a portion of your valuable columns 10 do himself justice The main-yard was oarrli d away in a very heavy squall, and no effort of mine could prevent it The catting of the hole ia the galley was an accident resulting from my belief that there was a floor to the galley over the main deok ; my object being to let the water, which prevented cooking, out cf the galley As soon as the accident was discovered. I stopped up the bole and immediately informed the mate ot ? hat had ooourred On my arrival at this pert. 1 was immediately discharged by older of the owners. City Intelligence. Mysterious Circumstances. - At an early hour on Monday morning a Mrs. Mooney. residing at No. 22 Mulberry street, went to the front door of her reslicnoe, for some?purpose, when she discovered, lying upon the sidewalk, a man's ooat; ou retraoing her steps, she found a pair ef pantaloons lying upon the steps, a vest in the ball, and aa?r by a pair of drawers, a shirt considerably torn a scarf, a pair ot white cotton gloTer. and a pocket book with no money in it. One co?hrt cf tb? p-mtaloons contained $21 la good bank lulls, a sovereign, and worthless bills representing $50. No person in the house could give the least aooount of the ownership of the clothes. Mr. Moonsy, the husband of the weman who found them, went to the Ch<ef of Tolice and stated the olroumstanoes to him. An j officer was sent to the house for the clothing, whloh is ' now at tbe Chb t 's office, awaiting the result of an in- i restigation, wbiob will be made by the polioe. New Cot?ht Rooms ?The rooms which have been fitted hp 111 the oew City IUII. for the purpose of holdlog the courts of Oyer and TVrmieer, the Court of Appeals, and several other tribunals of justloe, are now Dearly complete, and will probably be ready for occupancy next week. These rooms are admirably arranged for the purposes to which they will be devoted There is in eaeb room a spacious and handsomely eonstrneted bench for the use of the judges. The seats for spectators are separated by Iron railings from the part of the room appropriated to the use of the members of the par and jurors. This is a good arrangement; and mother, etlil better. Is, that there is a separate, and in x manner private entrance, by which oouusel and the reporters, who. by the way, are well provided for, may re-teh tbelr s? ata without being obliged to elbow their way through a crowd of persona of all deroriptious, whenever a trial of importance is before the court ? 1 There are, also galleries on three sldsi of the room, for ; the accommodation of ladles. So that hereafter they ] may look down noon the administration of justice with ; a happy Immunity front the troubles attendant upon ' a mtmbersbip of too miscellaneous an assemblage. I Fists ? A fire broke ont on Sunday morning tn the j ebspel of the University, at the corner of Waverly and | I'm re sity places. caused by ooal falling from the ' stove, and setting fire to the floor The damage is estimated at 91,000 The valuable library of the University was in the cbapel, but was saved by the assistant librarian A fire broke out on Sanduy night, in tbe house No 237 Third avenue, whioh was put out with trifling damage. A Are broke out also on Sunday nlgbt. In tbe stable of Mr. Van Brunt, on lOflth j street, which was destroyed. It was of little value. St'iciDx.?The Coroner held an Inquest, yesterday, at No. 163 Attorney street, on tee body of a German, by i be name of Henry Orins aged 43 years a blaoksmith by trade, who committed suicide yesterday, by cutting tbe artery on bis left arm at tbe elbow, and blseding himself to death It appears that tbe deoeased went to his cheat, took out a looking glass, bared his turn aad gave It tbe fatal wound; than, apparently frcm tbe tracer of blood be must have walkrd about the shop until he fell frem tbe loss of blood, and expin d. The deceased ha" 93 000 tn tbe Savings' Bank, and not a relation in this country to take charge of either money or bis other property. The jury rendered a verdict according to tbe above facts. Movements Uf Individuals. Arrivals yesterday at tbe following hotel*:? Ammhuxn? A B. Bostwick, Baltimore; J Gibson, <0.; p Jones, Philadelphia; J da Ga Leach, Madeira; E. Bryant, Boston; C. Colby, do ; Col inel Halsey, Providence; W N< rton, New Brunswick N.S. It C. McDonald. Georgia; Captain D. D Hmrle, Texas; Capt Canfleld, U. 8 Army; J Hanoey, U S Navy; F.. Lord, Frederickmn, Aiiot-P. Stevens, Boston; Llent Pstrott. U.S Navy; P.Van Bentheusen. Albany; J. King, Cincinnati. J Street. Memphis; Col Turubull, U. S. Army; Captatn Comttock. Fall River; Miss Edmonson Taylor Mobile; J Watson Bosteo; Vlrytl Knight. Kentucky; Fletcher Webster, B iston. Citv ?VV. Kioketts. U S Army; A. Movre, Philadelphia; C Mathew. do. ; A. Tuttle. do ; Commodore Perry. U 8 Navy; R Steele. Philadelphia; / Hardirg, Viiginia; D Gross. Indiana ; Groige Buckley, do ; J. Blair, U. S Navy. Hoaisn - 0 Worce-ter, Philadelphia; 8.1 Pond, do.; J. Mined, do.; George Hudion, do; W. Fix, Worcevter; R Griffin Bvltln.oie: K. Eraser. Mobile; D Meyer Pittsburgh. Irvinu Hoik--J Fair bank, Baltimore; T. Maher. Boston; E. Hltobcock, do.; George Paul, St. Louis; C. H. Brewster, ao.; W. Morin. M bile; ./. M. Wadley, Memphis; Mr. and Mrs. Dudley, Georgia; W. W Lfrd, Savannah; J. W. Brown and family, Va , H. Lord Ga. ( ol Btlss and lady, and Mrs General Taylor, arrived In New Orleans on the 26th ult They will prooeel to Washington by theNonthern route. liootu or ?U|?? ? visors. Tbe Honorable Morris hraiiRna tn the chair. The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approved. . Ciimmunicatiant ? From the Corporation counsel, slating that the default in the cause of D >ugla*s vs the Major Ho . was opened, and that the cause was now ready to b-- brnrd; ordered on tile. Another, tn relation to tbe Sheriff 'a bill for >upplylog the Supreme Court, with stationery, rooms, officers fee., pursuant to the ord-r < f the Supreme Court rands to July last, too Board of Supervisors having neglected to provide such scoommodatiun Mr. Hal> i- ot opinion that the claim made by the Sheriff is valid ina-much as he act-* I under an order of the Supreme Court, which Iss'iilln force He recomrorod- d the B ard to pay the Sheriff and make an application t.i the Supreme Court, on a proper stat-meDt <,f facts, to revoke toe ord-r of the fih July last. It was rat-Ted to a select committee. Billl - Several misll bole from persons counsoted with t! e oouits wsrereferred lo Committee on Counlv Ofllret. Hrfinrti?Ot Committee on Connty Offices, Ja favor paying numerous adia 11 Ml!* for printing, ho ; accept, ed Of I wmmltte* nu Annual I'un. In tavor of correcting the taxes of the following named persons'- H. J Haymend r.dwaid Kow.Chaa J. 8h*ront. Marcus T. Dow. I'hllip Starr, K.dward Doughty. John C llaoi I ton, J 3 Ililiier. Archibald Lucas, B Day, William A llallcrk. Andrew Stephenson. Williaui Topharn, fori ph Chnrablll, and adverse to the claims of James C. Pre vest and ten other* A'r,e/?/nin* ? Th* following resolution waa offered by Alnrrman Maynard and adopted: ? Unsolved, That a speelal committee of threo be appt lnted t?i report to thla Board the propriety of memo, rlalicpg the Legislature for the paasage of an act authorising the ei> ctIon by the people of three Coroner* for the city and eonnty of New York, ami that the city t?e divided into three dletriota. and that the feeof theCeronors shall In no oaae exceed the sum of three dollar* tor eaob Inquest held by them respectively Messrs. Downing, Steven* and May nerd warn appointed said committee. The Board then adjourned to J1 rid ay next. Thti Tar 1(1 of Blurocoo. D*vamtmk*t or Hrtrt I WaeHinoTo*. February 3.lftlty The following information under data 6f the ft u Deremher last baa been received from Mr. Ilyatt, tlie United Stat** < onsul for the Bmpire of Moraoco : ? ' In my despatch No. 8, of the iwh .September, I edvised yon of a radlral reduetioa In the loipoi t duties ot thl* eonntry. I now have the satisfaction of apprising jon that en order bae been received from the Knp-ror at the several porte of the empire, redaaing the export duties on a number of the staple pr vtuetlons of th>* country, a* follows Beeswax from ISO to I'J-i ounces per quintal. Hide* from 88 to M ounoes per quintal. Washed wool from 13 to 64 ounce* par quintal, llalo eah waol from 48 to 88 ounoos per qatnial." [ERA 849, Common Council. I Bosan or Aldbomeh, Fob. 6 -Present, the President in tbs olftir, iD<ft n (jQornn of members In their pieces Inrttationi, Pttitiono, fc ?An invitation ?u sent in (or the Aldermen to attend a ball of the Compton Guards, to take place at the Chinese Assembly Rooms on the 18th Inst. The invitation was aoeopted. The New York Hlatorloal Society requests that the Common Connoil will publish the unpublished proceedings of their bodies?referred. A number of other pe itions and resolutions based upon them were read and referred. Communication* from the Mayor.?The Mayor returned the proposed set for tbo re organisation of the Ctoton Water Board, without hie signature. The draft which go oonntcr te existing laws; he proposes sons amendments to the aot; he oomplalns that the amount of salary to be given to the president and viespresident is too high, and makes suggestions in reference to other amendments. The eommunleation was ordered to be entered on the mlnntes, and printed. Another eommunleation from the Mayor was one smbraomg the quarterly returns of the Chief of Polios. The Mayor takes occasion in this communication to discountenance the proposed election of the Chief of I'olic? by the people. Among the arguments ho uses is. that under the present mode of appointment the Chief of I'ollne is free from the influence which would bo exercised among voters of bad charaoter. if the Chief was to be eleoted by the people. Laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Another eommunleation was reoelved from the Mayor in reference to the subject of the Long Island ferries?usual course. The following intcrektlng papers were reeelved from the Mayor, in refeienoe to a letter from the Cardinal Secretary ofttate of the Roman government : ? Mayor's Office, New Yore, Feb. 6, 1840. To the Honorable the Common Council:? Oewtlfmke : I transmit Lerewlth a letter from the Rt. Rev Bishop HoRbes, accompanying a oommunlcaton addressed to himself from the Cardinal Secretary ol State of the Roman government, and whioh was intended to accompany the beautiful and costly medals presented to your honorable body, some time since, by Mons. A Vattemare It affords me great pleasure to communicate to your honorable body, and through you to the oltlsens who took part in the demonstration whioh has been so gratilyiiig to his Holiness, this expression of the high r?gard in wbioh the kind sentiments entertained towards him by the oitizens of New York, have been held by him. The first movement towards rational liberty, in F.arope, commenced as it was by the Pope, sould not but te rrgarded with the warmest sympathy by every American citizen; and the expression of thit sympathy by the inhabitants of this great oommeroial emporium, was due alike to his exalted character and the cause in which he was engaged. (Signed, W F. HAVEMEYER. bishop hvuhis'l letter. The following Is the letter from Bishop Hughes to his Hon. W. F. Havemeyer, Mayor of the city of New York :? Sir I have the henor to communicate to you, a letter of the Cardinal Seeretary of State of the Roman Movers ment, dated September 13th, 1848, expressive of tbe centiments with which his eovereign, Pope Pius IX., received i be manifestation of good will on tbs part of tbe cltisens of New York, as expressed at a public meeting, at which your honorable prtdeoessor, Mayor Brady ifflolated as chairman Mr. Vattemare has already put at the disposition of the Common Council, tbe presents by which his Holiness wished to communicate his sense of the courtesy maiiltested towards him by our citizens. Tbeenolosed letter, however, will make them known to those who took part in that meeting more effeotually than oould be done by mute tokens, even ef greater value than tboce that have been sent. 1 have the honor to be, Sir, with slnoere respect, your eb'dt. serv't. fJOHN HUGHES, New York, Jan 20,1840. Biehop of New York. translation cp the cardinal's lettbr. Rt. Rev. Sir: - Subsequently to the official communication tinted February 10th last, marked No. 176 1-6, directed to you Rt Rev. Sir, by this ministry, the Holy Father received tbe address and documents of whioh you made mention in your letter of 81st Deoem ber 1 fc47 llie Holiness, as you may well Imagine, recelwd that demonstration with great oomplacenoy, and bee ordered that an appropriate letter be indited in reply to it I hare wished to apprise j"u of all thoee particulars, to remore any uncertainty whioh may bare chanced to arise In the United States on acoonnt of our delay in the expected answer. Moreover, to give new proof of the unqualified satisfaction of the Holy Father at the various expressions of good will tenders 1 him by the Government of the United States, and the generous American nation, I base to inform you that hie Holiness beheld, with real pli aeure, the resolution made to send to Rome a Charge D'Affairs, and the appointment to that station of Mr. Msilio, a gentleman gifted with distinguished personal (lU&litles. His Holiness, therefore, could not but reoeire the new F.nvoy with particular consideration, anticipating through this means, the opening of pleasing u-lations between the two governments; henee hs learnt d. with profound regret, the unexpeated death by which he was stricken. Now, his Holiness, in the inidst of bis numberlasa cares, still seriously wishing to reolp'ooate in this respeot also the friendly bearing of the United States, will not improbably send thither, ti-mporerby, a Prelate, in vested with a diplomatic character. 10 express more fully the grateful remembrance which he will ever preserve of their f.iendshlp. 1 remain, Rt. Kev Sir. your servant, U. CARDINAL SOOLIA. Rome, Sept. 13,1848. Ht Rev. John Huuhis, Bishop of New York. Another communication was recelvsd from the Mayor, transmitting back to the Board tne resolution parsed by there,giving to several societies ditlnrent amounts of money from the olty treaaury. The Mayor lauds tbe objacts ot the societies iu question, but thinks that the precedent of giving the aid of government to such institutions, would be a dangerous one. This message took tbe usual course. Tbe. report of the Comptroller was reoelved, laid on tba table avd ordered to be printed. Returns of chief Engineer for January, read and ordered on file. Rtfiurl* of Commitlfii ?Report of Select Committee, on tbe Code regulating tbe olty of New York, was received and read The committee propose tbe appointment of thren Commissioners to oonfer with the Commisrionirson tbe Code, and to make a digest of tbe laws applicable to the city of New ? ork. l'he report was accepted and tbe resolution of committe adopted Rout if o/ Education.?A communication was received from tbe counsel for the board, in reference to propi s?d alterations in the laws regulating that board. Report accepted, and tent to the Board of Assiatants lor approval. Committee en Streets, in favor of oononrring with tbe BoarU of Assistants in a resolution to pave and set curb and gutter stones la 27th street between 7 th end bib avenues; also for grading same street between 8th and 10th aveuues Concutfed in. Same committee adverse to opening lOUth street, from ? avinue to Harlem river. Committee ask to be discharged irom further consideration of the subject luport ws' acseptid, and committee discharged. A number of usee soieut lists aud apportionments were laid before the board and appropriately referred Commute* en F,mei ? Alderman Gray moved that tbe Ci Dili tee on Feiries. to whom was referred tbe matter ot ihe lease of ferry privileges between tnls oiiy aLd Jersey city, be discharged from further confireralior of tbe subject Home oral sparring ooourred between tbe aldermen of thb 3d anil 10th wards. 1'he gentliluso Irom the ltth aroused the gentleman of the 3d wltn ut>ering falsehoods, and the alderman of tie 3d stated his opinion (hat tbe gentleman froui tbe 10'b had s'a'ed what was not true The alderman nam the JOih finally withdrew his resolution, on re diving a promise that the Ferry Looimittee would report at a future meeting tilling Sunken Lou.? A resolution was unanimously adopted io have i uuKen lots between Avenues A and B and 10th and 17th streets fhled in, notwithstanding Ite retool his honor the mayor Civilities Returned.-A resolution was aiopted to end a aisp of this city to the a itboritlea o' Washington eity , in return lor civilities extended by the corporation ol Washington to members of tbis common council ?ho lately visited the saat Of thn not arial government, on business connected with the establishing ? L N mint in ihis city. Link of Ctniri Morket. F He Gel was appointed clerk oi Centra Mntket, in place of Thomas Creighton, decetsed. Tbe aldermen (ben went to tea Tbe city fathers returned to their labors after an absence of so hour and resumed business 1 apeis fn m ine Board of Assistants wera announced ts being still in order. Tbe resignation of Edward Hall, as resident physician of the nurseries no Randall's Island was acoepted The time fur building pier In East river, between Clinton and Jefier-ou streets, was extended to 1st of April prox Dr Winterbottom was. by resolution of the Board of Assistants, appoln'ed resld"nt physician of the nurseries on Randah's Island. In place of Dr Edward Hall, reilgbed. 1 bis Board concurred, and Atderinau Maycard gave notice that be should move for a reconsideration of this vote at the next meeting of this Boat d The tfrw Police Ihll ?The Board took up document f 0, which H the draft of an amended eot for the r-ga latlrg of the police of the olty This draft was tbe rsp'rtof tbe joint special committee, to whom was referred tbe stibjeo' of amending the law regulating the po Ice of the guy of New York. Laid on tbe table, and ordered fo be printed January 2'J Tie committee concluded their report with a resolution recrmmeeding that tbe accompanying draft of an not entitled " An act to amend an act entitled An act fo amend an act. eot'tled an act fer tbe v*1***li limpet and regulation of the oolios of the city of New York,'" pa-sed May 13, 1848 be adopted br the t.'i.mmnn ( ouncil. and that tbe special c smmitiee appr.lh'sd for the parpo<e of preparing aaid draft be requwste.l to nrge Us passage by tbe Legislature at its pr? ' ht session. \ ot following Is tbe draft of the aot, whloh was ndenied bv he Board on aveS and noes fire 1. Tbatrnih Motion of article 1 of the net antit ?d " At ?< t to atom J an act, entitled an aot for tbe at tabltrhraent and regulation of the polloe of (ho eitj of Nm York,' " pat>r?d May 13, IMS, U bare by mended ao a* to read aa follow*:? ' Pnoi-toal attendance ahall ba required of erery 'Hirer, patrolman and doorman eonueoted with the trpart mrnt. on all ooeaelona No aompeu-<tion ahali ha allowed to Mirh patrolmen or doormen for 1 ary period during whiah tb?y may be abtent from LD. TWO CENTS. duty, except bj the Mayor, la eaaei la which ha shall be satisfied that the abanoe was consequent upon dueaae or injury contracted In the pablto eervioe; bat nothing herein contained ehall be oonstrued to prevent the Mayor from relieving oaptaina, sergeant#, policemen and do<<rmen, from duty for a Molted time. See. S. The first aectien of artiele 2, of eaidaetla hereby amended, so aa to read as followa, vis. : " Tha Chief of Police shall be nominated by the Mayor, to the Common Council, and with their approval, snail he appointed by,the Mayor. The Chief of Police muet b* a of the United States, a attisea of the 8tnte Of New York, and an aetnal resident of the city and county of New York. He shall hold bis offlee daring . good behavior. His removal from the city and county shall vacate lita office." Sec. 18. The third srotlonof artiele ~ Of said act la hereby amended so as to read as follows, vis:?" The Aids: man and Asatatant Alderman of each ward shall nominate to the Major one Capiatn, one flrst Assietaat Captain, and one second Assistant Captain of Police, and as many poliotmen as the ward may be entitled to. The Mayor may appoint all or any of tha persona thus nominated. Should the Mayor reject any aush nominations, other persons shall in like manner be nominated ,1,. u..^- r... .-.k .i. ... f- ^ ?n^vi duvu r,?oa m persons so nominated, must be a ctuim of the United States, of the State of New York, and a resident of the ward tor which be mar be nominated All vacancies in any of said t ffloes shall be Sited in like manner. Re moral from the ward shall vacate either ot said offices. The captains, assistant captains, and poltoemen, those already in office as well as those to be appointed hereafter shall hold their oflicesdurini< good behavior. The captains of police of the several patrol distriots, shall appoint suitable policemen to perform the dutkea of sergeants of police.'' See 4 The foorth section of artiole 3 of said aot is fcsreby amended so as to read as follows, vis; "The Chief of Folioe, aid the Captains of the Police, shall have power to suspend policemen from offloe for oause. and the Judge and Justice# shall base the power in reference to pollocmen attending their courts. In all suoh eases of suspension, the officer making tba suspension shall, within twenty foui hours I hereafter notify the Mayor of such suspension, in writing, which notise shall specify the grounds for such suspension, and ocntaln the names of witnesses to establish the charge. 1 he Ma>or shall receive from any person complaints for cause against the chief of polloe. captains, assistant captains, sergeants, potlceineu and doormen, in each case of suspension aud complaint, iha Mayor shall cause notice to the accused to be given, to alTord htm an opportunity to he heard In hii defenoe. The Mayor, or, in bis absence, the ohtef of police, shall examine witnesses under oath or affirmation, upnn the oharges, and lu defences; and the Mayor may, far csuite, continue the suspension, remove the accused irom office, or restore him to duty. In all cases In which the suspension Is continued, the party suspended shall be deprived of his pay from the date ef his suspension, and during the continuance of the same; but he shall net be exemcied from the performance of uuty. The testmi-ny shall be reduced te writing, and the same trgtther with the deoiaion of the Mayor thereon, shall be Bled In the offi te of the Clerk of the Common Council. The Mayor shall have power to issue subftruas to require the attendance of witnesses on the trial of suoh cases; aud disobedience thereof shall render paities liable to the penalties provided by law in courts of record." Si o 6. This sot shall take effect Immediately. The board adjourned till next Monday evening, at fi o'clock. Board or Assistants ?This board met last evening; the President In the ohalr. The minutes were disposed of, when Peiiiinvis were prevented and r?ferred. of B. F. Sherman, to regulate 11th avenue, between 43d and 48th. street; of sundry persons, against renumbering University Place, cr adding to it part of Wooster street; of cltlxrne, asking for a sewer in 27th street, from 3d to 3d avenue. Ktportt being in order, a report In favor ef extending pier at foot of Fulton street into North River, was adopted. The Board took a recers for forty minutes. The Board sgala met, and acoepted an invitation from the " Compton Guards." to attend their third annual ball, to be held at the Chinese Museum on Friday evening, 16th February, Inst Rrjioit of Committer on Roadt and Canals?In flavor of concurring with the Board of Aldermen, to pay Thomas M. Taylor his bill of expenses for sewer In 28tn street- adopted Report? In favor of extending Murray street sewer to outer pier at foot of said street?adopted. After concurring In some few papen from the Board of Aldermen, the Board adjourned. Funeral of the Late Alexander Ming, Bent* at tlie Cemetery of tire Cypress Mills, The remains of this veteran printer were, on > nndey afternoon, eondneted to their final rest t the Cypress Hills, by a numerous procession f our oltlsens, in a special railroad train, from Brooklyn. A large number of pereone went out frem Brooklyn, In Hardy'e new omnlbusaes. Carrlegee arrived faet, and a considerable number of persona were waiting In elustere, on the hills of tha Cemetery, for the arrival of the oare. It gave us time to survey a portion of the grounds of this new home for the dead. They are situated on the Jamaloa and Brooklyn turnpike about two miles east of the limits of the Corporation of Brooklyn, in one of the most picturesque parts of the Island; the railway passes within about sixty or seventy rods of the front en trance. This oemetery Is, we believe, the largest in the world A fine entrance, in the Greek style, with sn areh supported by lodges, opens to one of the main avenues, appropriately oalled na Dolorosa; sine# trough this great gat,way all processions pass, it la, iteretore the Mourner', Way At the head of this avenofr is the great rrceiviag vault, whion seems to be nearly done To give an <dea ef toe surface or appearanew of this cemetery In theee few paragraphs, is difficult, 'lberu is sn hundred acres of heavy forest, an hundred of lawn and opsn field, and about the lanre of young shrubbery and undergrowth On the front lewn. and aerose the first range of hiile many thousand of flue forest and ornamental trees have been planted in the most picturesque meaner. About ten rmlee of roads and avenues have already been laid ut, and worked and lined with trees and shrubs. There ate many beauttul sheets of water among these bills, lyiog like mirrors in the mid<t of fancy gardens. One or two Ideas conn,eted with this new oemetery sttuvk us as most decided improvements on anything we have yet bad la this oounty. let. The entire burial ground is to be a landsoape garden, laid out with taste, aud embellished in (he ni<t exquisite manner. Thus the unpleasant associations of the grave-yard ar? dote away with and we Christians are getting civilised enough to ge back to the purity, and simplicity, and taste of the eiassio nation* of antiquity; tor they teem to have had none of those ditguetiiig ideas of the grave with nhioh modern sects have ciotbvd it. 2. '1 here are to be, we understand, not less than thirty or forty mtias of tlue e(rrlage reads la d out in the cypress hills winding around many lakes and numberless hills, and through s veet valleys?thus furnisnug toe most rooiancie and picturesque drive any where in the Delgbhorh H>J of .Vew York. We believe, too, that Hun. John A. King and other I.eng Island proprietors are mov ng in the enterprise of building a plank road from Brooklyn to Jamaica This will render trie Cypres* Hll* the most accessible as well as beautiful fashionable drive in our vicinity. 3. There is nothing narrow, sectarian, Illiberal. or exolu-lte In this oeiuetery. We don't much like this spirit in ids, and in death it becomes despicable. Let the poor man or the laboring Latholio sl? ep as proudly as (be priest or millionaire A oemetry for freshyteriaus, or Catholics or Baptists or Jews, or taints, or ainnors, or aay other gentlemen cr loafers exclusively, seem* to u* to smaok. a Utile too strongly of the spirit which lighted the Diss of cm.tbtteld. or Invented the tortures I el tte Itqulsition. or burnt S-rvetuv or (quak-re, I or wblpp?d b-er barrel* for working of a Sunday, f he id?a of the I > press lliils appear* to be a cluster or rota, iraiertsl ceturisrie*. each 0 stlnct in its own en c cpurt, hdj jrt. all surrounded by a oodoho bond of onion and all equally pte'ec'i-d by a common charter ii< mite Stale. W? are glad t<> hear ttmt all classes . hd urte #li1 conditions if man are meting wl:h the tr lie spirit t f frairrvili. in three hadowed grnundr Tie Christian, Catholic, and fioteslant; trie Jew; the Men, the*poor- all. all la>liig aside their narrow prejudices. and blecdltg their associated air-ugh In emIn 1 ith.l g wilt laaie aad beaoty a eplend.d ooujb of r-poae for countless generations. Tnere la new hope to be borroatd from such a spirit. After wandering mr tl re n mu&t c grounds which aeemed exquisitely heautdul even in the bleeltncs of a winter day. we lad reached a high hill, firm which we heard th? rtleti.nt rumbling < i a heavy train nt car* frern Brooklyn boon alter, we raw the white clouds of ateam rising up into the air and not long after the engine, with along train of cat*, came In aight, moving down mnjtHtioelly over the plain. Sueb a epeetaole o*a eiwajsegrend and thrilling .licet, hot on tble occasion. it was more thrilling than ever S'?em wlrh Ita speed and pieer, was pierrtcl mte the service of man; It waa made to administer to kl.s wanta and hi- luxuries; end even the fltsry gteed waa yoked to 'he fuaeral oer The train stopped at the Cypreaa Hula station, and the nelghlorbi od anon became black with people. Several foarhorae on.nibusrrs were in reailneas to take t be precertlon up; end they slowly followed the hearae to the cemetery 'I be hearae la one of the moat ohaate and Nt lahed we ever saw, It waa drawn by an eiceltent span tf grey boraea. oeparleoned with rich robce of hlaek velvet The entire prooeaaion followed the remains of the sateran printer to hla grave and laid htm to hla Anal teat The bnrlal waa oondneted by Mr. Kagdrlcb, the janMemanly Matonof the cemetery, who ia aleaje in .vjmudtBct at the Cypreaa HUle, with the mane itiJSei of which we here ap>ksn. Aa we ?aw tie trajpa proachlng b artng to hie final restingi lace in t!m anil country, the last remalna of eneof ike pegea of the immortal Washington, and one of the mott estimable ef men, we oenld not bnt think how unit had changed in thle country, alnce the period when he et'ended on the atepe ef the father ef hla con nil y Why should not ateam be enrbed by the bend of science end made to carry as to the grave T in thirty minutes from the time we left the Cypreaa Hills, we w,re onee mere on the Island of Manhattan I So we go?we travel, and live, and die, and bnry by -trim An altrraatlon took place at New Orleaaa. on the nlgbt of the Mth nit. between John E Johneon, and 1 brmsa Herpar, In wbloh tbe farmer waa stabbed to 1 tbe heart with a bowl* knife