Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 22, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 22, 1849 Page 2
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0 NEW YORK HERALDT lortfeWMt corner of Kulton and Nun* at*. JAMK8 UUHDON BENNETT, PRO TRIE TO a. THE HAO.Y IIEKALD - Tun rifiiioiu, 2 cent, per cnpu?% 7 per annum. 1 he JMOXMNO EDITION it published at 3 oclork A ?l aitd dutribuied helore br?,Kf?,t the AFTEKNUUS EDITION ? V tr h dofihr nivi.Nru, at I o cioek THE WEEKLY IlERALD. for ci< ulition on (An Conti next u publuhed cvtiu S nvrd y, ?.f 6V, crntt per copy or $3 for rifculatton i? Europe and pen,ted to I'reoeh and Enyli-h at 6Ka caili per copy,or $4 pet annum ; the hitter price to include the puetnye. ALL LETTERS by mail, for eubicriptioue, or un h adver Mdwnl, to be po t pi id, or the p itnoe Ioill be Jcducted from the money remitted VOLUNTAR Y CORRESPONDENCE, containing important tietre eoLriUd jiom ,.ny auat tcr o) the icorld : if uied, unit be libcro Ly uaic for. ADVERTISEMENTS. (renamed every morning, and to he I fHillu/ud in the mor i.ihtj rid ofternnon editions,) it reasonable price i to he written in a pi it. egille manner ; the propi ietor not responsible tor errors in manvscript NO NOTICE taken of <irumuftiou? communicatio s. What tvtr u intended for i se tion mvnt be nutfunti uted by the name and address of the writer ; not ven ts irityfor publication. but as a guaranty of his go d Jauh. We sannat return rqccted aomtnurrici. tiotis. PRINTING of all hinds executed beautifully, and with detpotch Ordrri rrrrhrd ol ihr olprr .... THE HERALD EST.tBLJSIIMJi.yi u open throughout the night. ANUHAMANT8 THIS EVENING. BOWERY THEATRE, Bowery?La ?t Dm or Fowru? Boirvn Bura BROADWAY THEATRE. Krokdway?Katb Woodhui.l? Poor'. buy. NATIONAL THEATRE. ioui>n> Square? LoAtf or A Wirit ?Muac in Cai.iyornia?|mma Hiiii wi. BtTRTOlTB THBAT AE. hainbora etreet?Yowm Livk'* in Danger?Fbiktbu'i arrr?>tit>??Tub Men Who Saw tkb Tight. HWHANIGY HALL, Broadway, near Broome?Onairrv'i XinrrBKiA SiXJJB" Y LIBRARY. BroaAway. near Loonard?N?w Ob. Kami Skbbh acerb. ALB ABB Ka, Broadway, near Pwnoe?Banna, Lbmt A Oo.'a American fiinovi. ZOOLOGICAL HALL, Bowery?Yah Amburoh A Ca'i BoiaoUu. CHINESE HTJSEUM, 09V Broadway?Ohiwese OuEroBrriE*. BROOKLYN CONCERT SaMWV?Whit a'a Skkciadiri, New York, Tliurariay, KeHrnary '4-i, 1840. The New Administration. The President elect will probably be in Washington to-morrow or next day. The selection ol a cabinet, the adoption ot measures, and the general arrangement of the adm lustration, are going on with considerable activity. We have received the fiist intimations of the formation ol the cabinet through the electric telegraph. Mr. Clayton, of Tkduware, is to be Secretary ol State, and other distinguished men are mentioned in a lump, in connection with the other departments, who are generally of the same stamp in politics. They are all whigs?moderate wings?wings of ihe present generation ; and are not ol that antique description of whigs who contended so nidiiiully, but so unfortunately, throughout the whole udmiinstration of General Jackson. The old whigs? Clay,Webster, tt id ntnnt gsaus?are pushed asidet to make way for a new class of men, who have heretofore borne only u secondary place in the nolitical movtmertsol the labt quarter of a cen tury. Thus we go. General Taylor's election to the presidency was a great revolution, and the formation of his cabinet and the udupfion of his measures will give the nation some inkling of what we may expect for the future. In the letters and speeches of General Taylor, heretofore promulgated, that distinguished man alludes so forcibly to the first Presidents as 10 lead the public to believe that he intends to follow the example of Washington, more particularly in the line of his public conduct, than any ol our torrner chief magistrates have done. This is a very natural feeling to be entertained by a pure-minded man, untainted with politics, and one who has been elevated Irom a different sphere of action, and placed at the Head oi a great republic, by a spontaneous expression of public opinion. General Taylor comes into the Presidency fresh from the battle-field, ful of patriotism, little known to partizane, and with little party feeling. Jn these respects he goe that high < ffice in much the same way that General Washington did. The career of the father ol his country during the Beven years' re volutionary war, was one of hard work, of great I privation, and ol thr exercise oi mighty qualities. 11 w us not a career of political intrigues here, o caucus there; and he did not reach the highes' office in the public gilt by a variety of tricks. It was a career of patriotism, and his election was the unanimous voice ol the American people. But although the previous lite of Washington end Taylor may present some tmits in common, the u-en with whom the former had to act in nianagiugthe allairs ol government were altogether diflerent from those with whom General Taylor will be associated at the pr?sent day. Washington had with him the men ol the revolution as Ins assoc'ates, nndivid? d by personal, local, or partisan feelings; but meit who passed through a long war, whicn stimulated the general leelmgs ol patiiotism within them. General Taylor, on the contrary, conies to Washington in the midst of the present generation ol politicians, who are altogether diflerent Irom the pati iots of the revolution?whose nudes of action and moral principles are as opposite as the poles, and who nave risen to power and pre-eminence by the little paltry acts of politici ins, and political intrigue No doubt the men whom he will select for his cabinet, line the leading men of the two parties, ate sound, talented and worthy, according to the signification ol those terms in the present day; but they belong to a ditiert nt era from jhat ol Washington, and will occupy a held ol action entnely diverse from that which a pureminded man, like General Taylor, would expect, coming Irom the scenes with whicu he has been associated, and imbued with the principles which have heretofore guided him Looking back at those antecedents, we cannot help foreseeing that as soon as General Taylor's cabinet shall have been inatalled?no matter who Will be the other men, in addition to those who are mentioned? there w II commence a quiet struggle betwreu the political principles ol the present age, anu those grand moral p uiciplea with which General Taylor hiius? It has been associated, and ?L.I i.i .1 . P .1 which irer-jiuiic mure most' ui wie ny ui vr aanington than those ot the present time. The cabinet will be made the tulcrain ot all the politicians throughout the country who want office, or to give a particular direction to the action of the government. General Taylor wi 1 be the great national conservative power ol the government, acting from different principles and looking to different results Irom hose of the members of the cabinet and their advisers This position of affairs will, no doubt, ciente difficulties that are not yet anticipated, in regard to measures an well as men. Jn another point of view, the acce.-sion of General Taylor is a moot remarkable revolution in the political hi.-tory o! the country, aud deserves a cairn and candid consideration before the rnmd can ccrne lo an accurate conclusion as to its consequences. It was during the administration of General Washington that tfie demon's of the two |>arties Which havt since agitated and governed th cum try, were developed, and went into separate and pving action General Washington's cabinet Was composed of boih ot these original el?mehU; and hence the difficulties with which he hud to contend privately, during both his terms, for sight years. ' >ne ol those elements succeeded in the election of John Adauu; and then commenced the open contest between the two pnties which agitaud this coui.tiy to the present day. From that period down to the time of John <4 lincy Adams, the democratic element ruled in the general government and throughout the country With tire defeat of John iiucy Ad him, aud the election of Gen Jackson, commenced a new phase of the same political action wntch characterised the republic. Parties were again divided, wuh a modified name, but with the same principles, arid the democratic party?the original party ? Thomaa Jefferaon? has, with thecxception of the four yeara of John Quincy Adams and one niooth under Gen. Harmon, governed this country Irom the beginning of the present century to Una day. For the firat time, therefore, in the hiatory of the republic, the old federal party, or the modern whiga, assume l>ower under the mantle of General Taylor; and here begina the very curioua experiment that will illubtrate their capability and capacity in conduct'ng the government of the country with mora success than hereiolore have followed their attempt* to reach power. One thing la certain at the beginning of the new administration. General Taylor, from his habits, hie life, his hiatory, and the mode of his election, cannot be held responaible lor any mistakea he may make in I is administration lie diaclaimsall sul*rior knowledge ot statesmanship, and brings into the Wliite liouae simply lioneaty, integrity and common sense. Hia modesty takea away much responsibility, and placea the onus on the shoulders of the cabinet, who will be responsible for the advice which they may give hun mall the practical concerns and details of the government. For all t rrors and mistakes that may be made?and ' to err ia human"?we shall, therefore, hold the cabinet of the m w administration responsible, and so we believe will the people of the United States Let us therefore watch and pray. Lii'.kj.s and Lir.m. Suits?A Maoniticbnt Movemknt ok ihk Oi'kra Aristooracv?What akb tiix Itioiirs of riiK 1'aicss 1?Several of our coteniporaries have stated that the management of the Opera aristocracy in this city, had commenced h libel suit against the New Ymk Herald, in which the damagie are estimated at twenty thousand (why not say a hundred thou"and!) dollars?a suit which covers the whole ground of criticism during the Opera Beason which has recently terminated. This is a very curious and unique movement, and it will bring out s me Very curious scenes before it shall terminate in any way. It is rather droll, too, that at the same time that this singular action was instituted in the Superior Court, there was another libel suit being tried in the same court, which, after a protracted examination of several dayB, terminated in lavor of the Herald, and against the unhappy plaintifl, Mr. Clarke, of No. 27 lleekman street. A report ol this latter case will be lound incur column? to-day. It will well repay a perusal; for it discloses some curious lacts in the education of lawyers, that will be new to many membris of the legal profession. Herealter, it may be hoped that under the new system ol law in this State, talenied cow feeders and intellectual milk men may become the Mansfields of the New York bench. We desire every one to read the charge of Judge Vanderpoel, which is one of the best and clearest, on the subject ot libel. which we have ever seen, laying down, as it does, the and responsibilities of a free and intelligent press, and the rights of individuals on the other side? and one which should be conned over by every one in this community. But the movement ol the Opera aristocracy against the critijucg, theatrical and musical, of the Mew York Herald, will probably be one of the most interesting investigations ot tins novel Reconnected, as it is, with lashion, with music, with art, and with every element of social life. In former years, the Italian Opera has been frequently attempted in this and other cities ot the Union; but it has been attended more as a novelty, as a curiosity, than as an element of social life and enjoyment. The attempt to create an exclusive 0,*?ra aristocracy in this country was never made till within the last two or three years, und its progress, both as a social element and ns a species of amusement, has been duly recorded in the columns of this journal. In every case where censure was deserved, either to managers or artists, we have given it; where merit disclosed itself in either, we have also given it; and in many respects, the columns ot this journal have been more devoted to the interests of art and artists of the highest and best description, than those ot any other journal in this community. But the introduction recently into this city, ol a new set ot manners, new modes of social developements, in the shape of an exclusive Opera aristocracy, as it may be called, bids fair now to become a subject ot discussion and comment throughout all the avenues of society in this metropolis and the whole country. In European countries, the Italian Opera lias been estub.islud in certain of the gresj capitals, as an amusement, and as a place for lounging, to ihe aristocracy of those monarchical | hdH despotic countries, and the introduction of it was in all cases accompanied by a certain freedom, not to say licentiousness, in manners, which has caused that class of society in the old world, to deteriorate in the moral scale, and lay the Inundation for the terrible revolutions which we see going on in that part ol the world. It is a singular tact in the history ol social life, that the attempt to organize an Op-ra arietociacy in this country, lias been followed by a similar deteriorut on in the propriety of manners and the character of amusements which hare , niuiked similar events in other lands. It is only i within the last two or three years that the libidinous and lascivious polka became the favored dance of our fashionable circles ; it is only within the last two orthree years that the shocking scenes of model artists have become common 111 this land, and which are now in full career, privately and publicly, in this nnd other cities; it is only within the last three or four years that gambling, as a science and a business, lias become fashionable at those splendid saloons which provide splendid supers?all of which are in violation of every moral and Christian rule. All those developements, debasing and demoralizing as they are, seem to occur at the time when an attempt was made to organize an exclusive Opera aristocracy in this city, which would look down on the rest of the world as low, vulgar, and common place, not worthy of either attention or observation. The action which the ()|**rtt aristocracy have commenced against the New York Herald will bring out, on the trial, some curious facts?noma curious scenes, and seme wonderful characteristics, that will be worthy the attention of the honeat, the moral, and the Chriatiaa portion of the American people. On that trial we shall have all the artista, and editors, and managers, and theatrical people, and clergymen, and saints, and gamblers of all kinds, on the stand for examination. It will really be a strange case, and will lead to strange develoj*-ments, and may do good to the moral structure and religious foundation of society in this country for years to come. We have yet much more to say on thiH subject; but enough for to-day Mi.u. Euphrasia Uorohrhk and Siohor Cokki.u.?We announced, some short time ago, the arrival of these delightful artists in the steamer Cambria. We learn that ihey will both perform at Washington city on the 28th instant. This will afford an opportunity to citizens gathered together in that metropolis, from all parts of the Union, to hear an artist who holds a high reputation in Europe for power of voice and uharm of singing. Corelli is also an artist of superiortalent. There can be no doubt but that these two artists will find at Washington city a reception and patronags as brilliaut as that which we hear she lately met wuh at Paris, and which will only be in harmony with her unquestioned and extraordinary Ulent. Fohrion Nswa.?The steamship Europt, Capt. Lott, will be due at this port on Saturday or Sunday next. She will bring two weeks' later intelligence. It will be important in a commercial i-ou.t of view. Political Int?lllR?nce . Krsdcrick Hobm?on hm b-en do anuatsd by tbs democrats of the Fourth Congrnsslonal ills.riot sf Massachusetts William J. 1 ayl?r Is the whig oandldats fot Mayor of Nsw^Bsdford, Mass. Curionlilu of LcgUIMIon at Washington. A fsntUvaa, formarly w.ll known in ,1s I'm m?st sotlTs In tb? matter; ba If. in font, tba ag?at of tb? company, b* I leva Kor hla ssrvloeaU't wnlon (in lnbbjlif. bo) h? resalvad from tb? o >tn pany no l< as s nam than ten thousand dollar* ? IVaikloglim ContrjiondSnct. I The pyblic schools are among the noblest institutions of this country. We can |>oint, also, to a large number of collegiate establishments which have attained the highest character for learning and usefulness. A moat everything that the enlightened benevolence of the State and the disinterested liberality of individuals can attempt, has been done in order to soften the as|>erities of grammar, and safely conduct the daring student through the darkest passages of Euclid and the classics. The inestimable treasures of orthography, etymology, syntax, and prosody, are within the reauh of the offspring of the poorest citizen; while, by the praiseworthy labors of peripatetic " professors," the higher departments of the belUt Uteres are rendered accessible to the entire community for the small charge of fifty cents, at the door of Clinton Hall or the Tabernacle. Philosophical systems are manufactured to or der, as expeditiously and cheaply as " those five dollar suits" in Chatham street or the Bowery. The New England States turn out a dozen Platos per annum, and Aristotles are as plenty as blackberries, at Harvard and Yale. Columbia College annually gives us scores ot philosophers, who want nothing but beards to be fully equal to Socrates; while Kutgers Institute, with all the punctuality of old Father Nile, every stasou inundates us with "finished " young ladies, to whom " Latin la no more dtfHoile Than to a blank bird 'tis to wbiatle." Yet, with all our unparalleled progress in moral philosophy, grammar, spelling, and other occult subjects of study, we aie, in some respects, prolouadly ignorant ol several branches of knowledge which constitute the curriculum ol the National College at Washington. Nor is this strange. Under all the lorms ol government hy which mankind, from uge to age, have been made happy, there have been mysteries too sacred lor the common and vulgar eye. Like the invisible manager of that exciting domestic drama in which Mr. Punch has for so |ong a period delighted the public, there are agencies, perfoi ruing a most important part at Washington, of which the dear people know about as much as they do ol the mystic lore of Cornelius Agrippa. For instance?pray, what do the ?r ?u<. I., t,....... a.i gl. Ill uiaoo Ul ilic licuiiic icmnmauii, pertonage obscurely hinted at in the extract from our Washington correspondence, at the head of this ariiele, and who is occasionally heard ol under the mysterious sobriquet of ' the lobby member V The whole career of the " lobby member " appeals to be involved in doubt and uncertainty. No one knows where he first saw the light. His birth, parentage, and education are concealed by an obscurity impenetrable even by the optics of Dominie Gnswold, who has written the biographies o! the seventy and seven hundred native poets ol America, and can tell you precisely when, where and how every precious mother's son of them was weaned, breeched, and saved from the whooping cough. The ? lobby member " is a short, thick set man, of about five and forty years of age, sallow complexion, and rather an obtrusive appearance. There is nothing very remarkable in his countenance, except the eye, which is cold, grey and quiet; and the nose, which is of a fiery redness, flames out like a beacon on a treacherous 6hore. The " lobby member" is emphatically a man of the world?that is to Bay, a man of the Washington world. lie has perfect self-possession; he is completely master of the fashionable games of " poker " and " cut-throat;" and since the lamentable decease of the celebrated General O'Don- | nell, he alone can lay any half doze i members of ) Contress under the table. It is not to bo wonder- I 1 ed at, then, that, possessing so many accomplish- 1 meats, the " lobby member " is, at Washington, almost omnipotent. He thoroughly understands his materials. Thus, he cajoleB youthful Congressmen into the library, and introduces them to the | fatal blandishments of shrewd politicians with ' bright eyes and pink bonnets. He overcomes a'l the scruples of an obstinate Senator by an excellent dinner at Coleman's. A judicious whisper behind the Speaker's chair has often decided the fate oi a bill. There is no knowing what has been done, or what has not been done, at a snug I supper at Copp's; and it need hardly be said that I the " lobby member" knows very well when to 1 lose money nt billiards. l'rivate bills are under the special surveillance oi the "lobby member." He is always prepared to prosecute a claim against the general government. He rakes up old ones out of the musty files of the < various departments; and when unsuccessful in ' these interesting historical searches, he invents i ' new ones. For a horse Killed in ihe Florida war, | \ he promises you from two hundred to live hundred j i dollars, minus the trifling commission ol sixty per | cent. Out of the French spoliations, prior to the yeareighteen hundred, he will assure you of quite a 1 resectable fortune. For the services of your ex- i J collent uncle, who got his leg broken at the battle \ t of Chippewa, he can get a hanasonie pension for j J his suflering widow. The letters and papers of i your wife's respectable grandfather, who sold b.*ef \ j and p< rk to General Washington's army, cau be i i reHdily disposed ot to Congress,lie Bays, and briuj, ' at the lowest, ten thousand dollars. But the great source of revenue to the "lobby member," is that derived from liictitious opposition to government contracts. When any important project is submitted to the general government, j in the execution of which its aid is sought, the j "lobby member" is immediately prepared with a rival scheme and a rival set of projectors. Not that 1 our hero, or his associates, has the remotest thought of carrying this scheme into effect. Not at all. The object is to create an interest in Congress sufficiently powerful to defeat the project which is submitted on the other side, in 811 good faith and sincerity. A sufficient number of members of Congress are ingeniously hood winked; and honestly believing that the pretended scheme is likely to be much more beneficial to the country than the other, they vote accordingly, and the result is that neither scheme can succeed. And now the genius of the lobby member shines forth in all its resplendent 1 lustre, lie sees only one way of adjusting the j matter. Let there be a compromise. He is all magnanimity, lie will withdraw his scheme ' "lor a consideration" The bargain is struck, i and the success of the plot is complete. The lobby member, we are sorry to Bay, is a nuisance and public disgrnce. We trust that his j term ot deception and swindling is approaching its , close. The establishment of a Board of Comrnis- | sinners of Claims, and a Home Department, will j terminate, it is to be hop?d, the career of the lobby member. We have long been convinced of the absolute neceisity of bot i these measures, in order to relieve both bouses of 'Congress of onerous duties which do not appropriately belong to them ; i and to remove many sources ol corruption and pro. j fhgate expenditure of the public time and public money. Nxws hrom Port *t; Prince ?Captain Cutis, of the brig Hayti, from Port au Prince 1st February, states that there was no news of consequence. The country remains quiet. He also reports that t the monopoly law went into operation on the 1st inftant. The FrutUt of the 28th ult. mentions the arrival at Jactnel ot an American schooner, from St. Domingo, having on board ltiO llaytieas, of whom 21 were officers, and 4 women, who had lie. n detained as prisoners at St. Domingo since iH-tfl. The following is an extract of a letter, dated r?ST an Panvos, Jan 30. Nut week on(T?s will be 37, by virtus of the decree of tie ricildetit of lUyti. which establlihee tho monopoly of coffee and c..tton to take plane on the tat of February. I hare forwarded yon paper* of lata date*. The number af American re.eel* arriving here all at once, bar* naueed provision* to fall. Cedfleh, $30; mackerel, $33; herring, $33; ooff*a, $3l?Hi logwood, $1$, doubloons, $124. Theatrical ud IMndeal. Bowitrr Thkatru.? Dramatic speotaoies, m U?j are termed or iramas, where t egrand<ur ofttesoene17, and splendor of the stage appointments gene rally, are additional attraction to an Interacting itory, well aoti-d out, are always favorites with the Bowery audience*; and no piaao ooutd ba found better adapted for suoh kind of display than that of the ' La?t Days of Pompeii." This beautiful story of Bulwarks Is universally known and admired, and the various ohara<:'ern in It nre finely brought out iu tbs play. The haughty and eruel Arbases, tbs beauteous blind girl Nydie tbs gallant young Ulauous, tba burly Burbo, tbe gentls lone, all are almlrably p aved by the members of the oempany. To-night it will bs repeated and prov ons to it, tbe national drama oalled the --Boston Boys of 177#, or the Battle of Bunker Hill " It is a play of the patriotic stamp, as its name denotes, and as this day la ons peculiarly appropriate t? patriotic exhibitions, being the anniversary of Wh niuglon'e birtu-day, we oommend tne 11 over/ especially to theatre goere this eveulng. During the evening. Mr Dunn will eing a popular national song, end .Vlr. G. W Smith, and the Misses Lockjer and liibbard. will also dauoe some popular dances. Broaowat Thiatk.-C. Kdwards Lester's new drama, entitled "Kate Woodhull, or the Price of LlbcJ ty," was prevented for the first time at tbe Broadway Theatre last evening. The plot of the pleoe Is made up of incidents wbioh occurred in the American war <f independence, or the Revolution, and are taken mora particularly from that page of our history whloh recounts the facts oonnecttd with the battle of Brooklyn. when 8,ubO American patriots were killed or taken prisoneis. It alludes also to the retreat of Washington to New York, and depiots some of the suffningsof the unhappy prisoners on board the acoursedly famous prison ship Jersey, lu this olay, Mr. Lestas has nnt AtnistBYiirnd tn iiiaIim naniful mi ft. <if urn tin iv. der explosions, popular tableaux, or the tremendous hurrahs of victorious supernumeraries; ha has aot appealed to the prejudices, aud by exaggerating f?0t, made truth subaervient to mawkish sentimentality j but, on the oilier hand, he has kept so far wltniu the truth, that he has not shown the whole of tha picture whleh history would bare warranted him in doing; for instance, in the fourth aot, where tha prison ship scene occurs, he has tailed to oonrey to the eye of the audience anything of the horrors which we know but too well prevailed there. It is true, the author makes one of his comio characters tell, in a quaint aud luughable way, what be saw below decks one night; but it must be acknowledged that a dUinterc-ted spectator would gsther from that soene any idea that ths Jersey was worse or better than any bulk used in times of war by any warlike nation; and so all through the pli-oe. extravagance is happily avoid d; and, at the presi nt day. it is no small praise to ty that an author has steered clear of this rook, wbtoh seems to lie in the path of the majority of dramatists. But the rnirrer Is being held up to lite, rtic groupof incidents ought not to be so far in the baok-ground, that only the prominent objects are apparent. It woaid seem from the drat viewing ef this play, that Mr. L has oho-ien an excellent topto?that he baa framed a oapitai plot; but the incidents want to be somewhat elaborated, and a few prominent points given to it. The tcry spy, Ha rd, and the Indian girl, Msnbatta. are very well wrought, but they are seoond and third raie characters in point n f imr nrf.uriPH i? t.h? niunt) Th? mil f.fifiP hra ahnurn in the course of the pay, instances where the laws of humanity have prevailed in the breasts of ths king's otlioers, over the tyrannical ordsrs of brutalloomuianders: but in one instance thls'ls tamely done, and in another it is owing to the energy of the actor himself that the same fault may not be found with the tardy developement of this sense of justioe. There are but two oomio characters introduced, and they barely serve to enliven two or three scenes. And yet, while all these things are true of the whole pleoe, there is not one obaiaoter in the whole play but that, viewed separately, is a good one. Nathaniel Woodbull, a Genera! in ths patriotio army, as enacted by Mr. Mathews, was well received, and it deserved so to be. The same may be said of Kate Woodhuil, by Mrs. Abbott: Uelanoey, a major of dragoenslntbe British army, as enacted by Uyott; Colonel Burr, aid-de-camp to Washington, by Sbaw ; Nathan Prentiss|a Yankee oaptain of militia, by Hadaway ; Paulus Vandergriet. by Vaohe; Frank Woedhull, by Miss Hose Telbiu ; the maniac scholar, once aid to General Warren at Banker Hill, played by Moorhou?e ; and not least among them ail. Baird, the tory spy, by Pope. These, and, in fact, other parts in the pieoe, were well written, and, if the play were dlsaeoted, eaoh would look well by Itself; but the combination of inoldents is not calculated to causa agreeable surprise, or to enchain the attention. We would not that any resort should be made to loud invective, even though it might be in a patriotio strain, nor would we have mountebank drolleries inlriduoad too thick, and far lees a huge burning of blue and red lights, wlib UriDg of musketry to match, all to produce a sensation. All those are very property left out by the author cf ' Kate Wendbull but while the tinsel and gewgaw show of the </uasi drama is left oil. we have not the pure gold and real gnins of agreeable incidents to staud in their proper place We have no doubt that Mr. Lester will yet retouch his play, lor it is really desirable that so excellent a groundwork as he has built should have a pnperstruoture not only durable but attractive. The piece is introduced by a prologue of merit, written by Mr. Tuel. and apoken by Miss Fauny Wa lack Tiie prologue, while It contains sentiments sufficiently patrlollo, is still so written that it oan offend no one, be his political creed or h s national prejudices what Lhev ni.LV I.. .a ~r .a- -I J " -/ ?= -?.i? VUO v>mj itself. The pitaolpal putntu made aro I be expression of sentiments approbative of the principle* of liberty, or haired of tyrauuy, or di-gust at the character of t id trai'or, or d"oUrationaot personal devotion to tba causa of freedom ; with occasional allusions to tba character of Washington. anil tba otbar heroes of the times wiiiob tried man's touls " Tba parts were, perhaps, without exceptiou. well performed, but to the merit of individual ao'.ors we must a'lude hareaftar. There is a scene in one of the first which a sentinel paces the stage, and of course must overhear what Major Delano.} rays to inmseif. and to tba Indtaugirl. As this doer not appear to,he necessary to tbe developement of the plot, would it not be more consistent to remove the eem inal altogelht r. or to make him do his p icing in tbe di tince' Tbis drama Is to b? repeated tonight? a very appropriate play for the oveniBg of Washington's birthday. National Thkatrr.?" Mose" and ' Rosina Mea dows" are the stanolcg entertainments, new, at this popular house; and they please the patrons of the establishment so much, that they orowd to see them Bvory evening?and the applanse which is lavished on them is what may truly be termed tremendous." The only fault which has ever been fonnd with the > Mose" dramas, is that they are too apt to iaculoatea pirlt of rowdyiem; but in this pieoe of " .Mose in California " nothing of the kind can be said, as all Mose'a ' rnusiee" are legitimate ones in defence of his diggings, j Tbe pantomimic portions of tbe piece-that is tha scenes with the bear and monkey-are mist oomlaal. and pColladine's monkey trioks are nightly applauded most heartily. " Roelna Meadows," too, goes on most triumphantly; and one can scarcely believe that the polished and laihlonahle Harry Menion is enioted by the representative of the immortal Mose. It only ihows how versatile Mr. Chanfran's talents are. His Pene&t comes ctT to-morrow evening. There is every prospect ef Its being a full one - for no man in the proession has more friends and admirers than the talentid youug manager of tbe National. Burton's Tiiicatrk.?The rap d eueeesaton with irhich the most amusing and original entertainments ire produced at this popular soene of amusement, csroely admits of a day's reflection, "until others of >.;ual pretensions and attraction supersede them. The house, last night, presented not only a numerous but discriminating audience, to witness, in a condensed lorm, Coleman's inimitable comedy of "John Bull," embracing the whole foroe of the talented oompany, and developing the acknowledged pretensions of Messrs. Brougham and Bnrton, in tbe most prominent characters of the comedy. Mrs Vernon and Miss Chapm*n acquitted themselves with their usual ability, as lid the id her tltarnuiit per ton <r, vociferously acknowledged by a fc'ghly gratified audience "Your Life's in Danger," one of the most laughable of the productions of Buxton, enjoyed a proof of tbe popular approbation; and these pieces combined with the usual Interludes of well Bxecotcd dancee. were fo lowed by the local and lnnghible piece,by Burton of "Where's Baranm?" the merits >f whioh we have frequently alluded to. To-night, n ibarming variety is announced, embraolng the" Printer's Apprentice," " Yonr Life's in Danger," and ths cot least attraotlvs new piece, " The Man Who Saw ths Klgbt." Amv.rican Pikvi.-A very full and fashionable au llence attended, last evening at thisverv attractive place of amuaement. and the repeated round* of applause Riven showed pretty conclusively that the p?rormancrs were fully equal to the wlebee of the public, Herri Here. the celebrated Krenoh pianist, after a very profitable touinie In Boston, where he was ac ccmpenisd by the youoR and talented violinist, M L'oenrn, has returned within the last two days to our city, and intends ahortly to appear at one of oar musical h He M. Ilera wishes to InauRiirate In New York, lhem?/in ri mu?iealti whlon he Intrnduted In Boston, and which were highly sucosssful Slgnora Blsoeool sntl, who assisted the pianist In our neighboring city, la expected en Monday next, and will share with the artist the plaudlte and bravoe whloh will undenbtedly be bestowed on tbem bath It is unnecessary to make Dur readers rememb*r that Slgnsre Blseaoalanti has been for the last year, absent from musioa' olroles, and that her voice Is said to havs obtained potor as well as refinement We hepe to havs soon an opportunity of hearing her, and also the famed V. Hers, whoee sweet melodies delicate doigti and ability, ars proverbial In the United States. Christy's Miwstebls.?The ten performers that lomprife tbls company, undsr the direotion of E P. Lli rltty. the Napoleon of Kthloplan minstrelsy, all xsrt themselves to the utmost to sustain the high sbaractir they have attained for themselves daring .heir long sojourn among us. The " Voyage Mueleale" s nightly played with the greatest sucoest, and <lu Ing .ha whols ef the three years they have been conoer.iilng here, they have never bad fuller housee than at >re*ent. The Kthloplan minstrelsy of the day It the >pera of the many. New Ori ears NrsEvsnrEs ?This oompeuy presents nany claims to the patronage of the publle-ee musiiIroh. as delineators of Kthiepien oharaoter, as Instrunental and solo performers?and the applause which Is lightly awarded them shows how mush the public appelate tbem In all tbeir doings. Their last new bur esqne, the " Musical Pan-orama," Is proving vastly uceessful. and la Indeed one of the moat comical hinga we have ever heard. They will give It this eve Ing. .with all the variations; also their celebrated crties, and a fine eeleotlon of Kthloplan maslo Thai.iais Hit. i., 460 (Irani Street?The entertainnents at this seme of attractive amusement oentinne o elicit the popular attention. The house, admirably It ted up, la crowded with visiters to wltneee tho chaste ,nd well eonduoted arrangements designed for the leneral entertainment of the pnbllo. TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. VH1UTIJCTH OOtlUMM, BOON* SBSSION. Washhiotok, Keh. SI, 1MB. The Senate organised with prayer, aid the reading of the journal, a* customary. LAUD DISTRICT IK MISSOURI. arious bills from tha House were received and appropriately referred. The Honso bill, making provi. Ion for a new land distriot in Missouri, was duly oonsidered and passed. The Senate then entered apon the usual morning business. oHirrswi lard ornos, Wisconsin. After (pending considerable time upon mlssellaneous 1 matters, without ooming to a oonoluslon upon any. thing, the Senate took np a bill to ehange the location of the land office In the Chippewa Land Distriot. Wisconsin, and having fully discussed the merits of the sutytot, made a slight amendment and passed the bill. OKNKRAL APPROPRIATION BILL. A good deal cf time was here oonsumed in determining the order of business. The bill making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the govsrnment was finally determined to be in order, and was taken up. Mr Bull, of Tennessee, then resumed bis remarks 1 u FUpi'Urb UI IHV HUlfUUUl?UV wuinu uo puuuiumiu JOBterday, providing for a State government to be extended over the territories of New Mexloo and California. Mr. Hell ipoke for two hours, with great power and effect, rhuwing the propriety and argent neoeaelty of organising a government In the new territories without delay He contended that the creation of a State government, as provided for in his amendment, was g-tricty constitutional, and he proceeded to show that euob an amendment oould be properly engrafted on the bill wbieh was under consideration. Mr. Bell having o< Deluded, Mr. Berrien, of Georgia, rose and addressed the Senate, In an able and eloquent manner, denounaing In warm terms the proposition of the honorable Senator from Tennessee. 'The mode wbiob the geutleaan bad taken to introduce it was a departure from all parliamentary pieoedent, and oontrary to every rulo of propriety. He rvpiltd te the arguments of the Senator, and took exception to some of the positions which were assumed tu the report of ths Judiciary Committee on this subject. On motion, tbe yeas and nays wsre ordered, and oailed on Mr. Bell's amendment. They stood as follows yeas, 4 ; nays, 3 0 The qneetion was now called for on the amendment of Mr. Walker submitted yesterday ; but before it was put a motion for adjournment was mads. This motion falling, the debate wae renewed, and several Senators expressed their approbation of the main features of Mr. Walker's amendment, but thought a slight alteration was neoe'sary. They were desirous to have the vote poatponed, therefore, in order to afford an opportunity for revisal. A motion for adjournment was acor Jlngly made, and e&rried. Yeas, 23 ; nays, 10. House o? Repreaentatlvea. Washington, Keb SI, 1S49. The House convened at llo'olook. rllMU OK DECEASED SEAMAN, &0. VI. T. Vnrk nff.uA a runlntlnn direotlug the Seceretary of tbe Nary to report to the next Home the amount of money in hie hands belonging to deceased seamen and deeerters from the United States Navy, which wae adopted . THI Ml LR&OB H I'ESTION . The House then took op the bill regulating the mileage of members, and providing that the distanoe for which mileage ehall be allowed be computed by the shortest continuous mail route: and likewise restricting the amount to be appropriated to the purchase of books for members. After some debate, the yeas and nays were called for and taken on the passage of the bill, and it was decided In the affirmative by the following voteYeas 157. nays 10. COLLECTION DISTRICT IN TEXAS The bill for the establishment of a collection district at Brazes Santiago, Texas, wae next taken up, and after being formally read, was laid aside. ALABAMA SCHOOL LANDS. The bill relative to sohool lands in the State of Alabama was taken up and advocated at some length by Mr. Houston, of Alabama: after whioh, It was read a third time and passed CALIFORNIA OKOLOOIST. The bill providing for the appointment of a geologist, to be sent to California to survey the mineral districts of that territory, was taken up, and, on motion, laid on the table. THE FRANKINO PRIVILEGE?CHEAP POSTAOE. The bill previously reported by Mr Dixon, of Connecticut, for the abolition of the franking privilege, was then taken up Amendments were severally offered by Messrs. Dixon, Uoggin, of Virginia, and Aehmun, of Massachusetts Those of the two latter gentlemen were in favor of a reduction in the rates of postage. Mr. tiooain proceeded to address the committee, for ono hour, with considerable ability, upon the eheap postage question, and also with reference to the abolition of the franking privilege. Mr. Cues, of Georgia, followed, in a warm speeoh in opposition to the amendment of the member from Virginia. His prinolpal ov>jeotlsn to the amendment i ppeared to be that it would lead to the necessity of circulating ooppers at the South, which the people there would not tolerate. Mr Kai-vmaw, of Texas, submitted an amendment of similar purport to that of the gentleman from Va Mr. Paikhkt, of Massachusetts, here rose and addressed the "committee, sustaining the views wbioh but# been expreesed by the Legislature of his State, in favor of the system of oheap postage. Mr Vksaiilk next obtained the floor, and addressed the committee in an urgent manner aga nst the abolition of the franking privilege lbe question on Mr Ashmun's amendment for the reduction of postage to the uniform rate of two eents, wi: then taken, and the amendment rejeoted. Without taking any further action on the bill, on motion, the House adjourned. MCiV TURK LKUIBIiLTVRE. SENATE. Albany, Fab. 31, 1849. baoobltit barb. Mr. Coob reported a bill to amend theaet relative to the Brooklyn Bank. CHARTER or WILLIAMSBURG, The Committee of the Whole took up the bill to amend the charter of the Tillage of Williamsburg, and passed the same without amendment. ASSEMBLY. Albany, Feb. 31, 1849. SALARY TO HRALTH OFFICII. Mr. Carter, of Clinton, submitted an adverse report upon the bill giving a salary to the Health Offloer of the oity of New York. LAND IA LAI. Mr. Smith, of Monroe ooun'y, reported a bill for the sale of land in the county where the taxes are due. SURPLUS FUNDS. Mr. Batlrt. of Jefferson county, reported a bill authorising Surrogates to Invest surplus moneys in real estate. PROTECTION TO LIpb AGAINST Fill. Mr. Bef.bman, of New York, gave notioe of his intention to bring in a bill for the better protection of lives against fires in the oity of New York. state absbnals. Mr. Rosa, of Suffolk county, offered a resolution directing the Military Committee to inquire into the expediency of abolishing any of the State arsenals. The resolution lies over. NEW tobb POLICE ESTABLISH KENT. Mr. Vab num. of Nrw York. nrtMrpd m. r?anln t Inn making the bill relative to ibe New York police establishment the epecial order tor Monday next?which waa duly ooneldered and adopted. DIVORCES. The bill relative to dlvoroes waa taken up and made the epeoial order for Tueeday. kNLARUEMENT Or CilKL I.OCRS. A communication waa received from the Canal Commlaeionere, in anewer to a revolution of the liouee aaking for information relative to the enlargement of the leoka in the eanal between 8yracnae and Buffalo. The communication waa appropriately referred. The Aeaembly then adjourned. Movement a or tieneral Taylor, FIRST DESPATCH. WHiiLiao, Va , Feb. SI, 1841. Oeneral Taylor and ault epent the night at the United State* Hotel, and departed In eoaohea thia fore* noon, on the National Road. He la anxlona to reach Washington aoen. He will not vlait Pittsburgh, owing to the delay that baa been inenned on the route. The committee met him yesterday at Orare Creek, aeveral miles from the eity ; and after hie reception In the olty, there waa a large gathering at the Virginia House, where his political friends made speeohes and manifested great enthusiasm. He waa eaoorted out of the eity by a large military oavaloate. SECOND DESPATCH. Whiiliso, Va., Feb. SI, IMS. The Preaident elect and cult left thia city at aevan o'clock, thia morning, on their way to Waahlngtcn. They will poatilvely atop at Uniontown, to night, and will not vlalt Pktteburgh. THIRD DESPATCH. Pittsburgh, Feb 31,1840. Genera' Taylor paaeed through Brownavllle thia afternoon. He la expected to aleep la Uniontown tonight ; In Cumberland, Md., tomorrow (Thursday) night; and reaoh Washington on Friday evening, the 38d la*'. FOURTH DESPATCH. Urioivstowr, Pa. Feb. SI?P.M. Oeneral Taylor and suite arrived In this town at 7 o'clock to-night, and were eaoerted to the Clinton House. He was welcomed in a speech by T. P. Oilpbant. General Taylor replied briefly. He leaves In the morning for Cumberland. The Pennsylvania Canal. HsReinuen, Feb. 31-7K P.M. During the afternoon session, the bill authorising the completion of the North branch extension of the Pennsylvania Canal to the New York Htate line, waa defeated in the House of Representatives, by yeas 48, nayeM. Ac *f Oleott, ror Perjury. ALitnr Feb SI. Ws Inn tl at Oleett, late eaahler of the Cinil Baths has boon acquitted of the ladiotment of perjury. llu Soatbirn Stall. > sltimobk, rob. si, ims. The Southern mall is In hero it oonta:oa as news. fb?Dapsrturai>l 'he Niagari_Tlnaely Antral of tii# Haw York Halls. Boston, Fob. II, lMt. Th# stesmablp Niagara, Capt. Stoat, sailed at 1 o'olook for Halifax and Llverpoo , sit > 8 passengers for tb# farmer, and 64 for tba latter. The mails which left New York last evening did not arrive until half past 11 o'olook. The steamer bad left ber deok; bat the malls were pat on board by ene of tbs East Boston ferry beats. The Niagara oarriss up war of 60,008 letters. Annexed are the names of the passengers. For Liverpool?William Munroe, J. F Cunningham, C M, Bryant, L. B. Spauldlng Franoia Vose, Jas. vl. WaL bampter, Henry Muse, of Boston; George Howland, of New Bedford; L. M. Ku'herford. lady, ohtld. and ta'ie, Mrs P Y Sturtevsnt, Charles Adams and lady, Sarah A. Adams. D. James and lady. Mr. Chanter and lady, Miss Chanter and alater, Vlr. Griffln nnd lady, Mr Meek and lady, Capt Douglass, W Beyman, 0. Uersol, Mr. Fransbaw, J W. Bates, W. Chapman, Lewla Cass, A Carl, of Naw York 8tate; F. Holland, of New Orleans^ B Meyer, of Baltimore; Kiohard Leighton, T. And?e. of Antwerp; James F Pennlmnn. Capt. M'liee, Mr Bsrryanoh Lambert, R L. Batterfleld. C. L. Mills, A Wahler. R Cookadell J. M Cousilli New York; Adam Beattie, of Soottand; Capt Goehard ef Br Army; 8 and W. OreenshMd, of Montreal; H U. Adams ef Tennessee?64. For Halifax?James Hamilton. R. O Fraser. J P Molt F U Hrnrr I Hunt W H. Stimpson, J. S Clark. J. C. Dlokey-8. Total, <B. [From ths Btltimore San ] I HtRLKITON.S 'I, Feb 30--4 P.M. Krom L'hagrcii, Havana, Ac. The brig Henri 10, < attain Pain arrived here lest night fioui t hagres. which p ace she left on the 3lit ult I have gathered the fol'nwlng pa*t caiars ;? ' aptnin Tain landt'd hi? passengers. thirtv seven of whom were from New Y'-rk, all in good health Tr?nspoitaiion ecroee the Isthmus was ready for th*ra to San FraucHco. by the American shio l'bilad*lph a, and British ships Mary Prlmbard and Peruvian The schooner Sovereign, from Baltimore arrived at Chagre* on the 31st nit , and umple accommodations were afford*d for the paR'eniier* hy the vessels in waiting there A three masted schooner from Florida, and another Tom New O-lraee with passenger*, else arrived on the 31st. but were ordered to qutrantine, in oonsequenre ot the cholera having prevailed at New Orleans AH reported well oa board. i At various points intervening bs'ween Chagrss and Panama, good bealtn generally pr. v?Iih (.'apt. Paine states that transportation up the river and^acroee the Isthmus, on males, with baggage, oaa now be procured for $30 through Capt Paine is again ready to sail for Chagres as soon as sufficient inducements are oftered He U well Informed in regard to the rente, and is ready to impark the fullest and most satisfactory information We have news here from Havana to February 10th. Sugar continues firm at previous quotations Molasses 1 are stiff Dealers are asking three rials The best informed] say that theerop of sugar and molasses will ba from 25 to 30 ner cent short of the last vear'd nmm Rice ia dUl at 10K rtsie Weather, Markets, dee. Wheeling, Feb. 21,1849. Tbe navigation at Pittsburgh has been oloaed alaee Saturday. Buaineaa dull, markets unchanged. Pittsburgh, Feb. 91. Navigation ia still susp-dd at tb a point, though the weather la more moderate. There ia no ohange In tbe markets for prodnoe. Markets. New Orleans, Feb 17,1849. Sales of ootton during the week 40,000; market active; middling, 6^o aO^o ; freights. Ko.; exohange 7o ; flour, 4^0 ; Indian corn, 35c. a 40o. Cincinn ati, Feb. 21,1849. We have no arrivals to communioate to-day. One steamer has sailed. The weather remains oloudy and oold. In the markets there la but a moderate quantity ef flour offered, which causes a quiet market. The demand Is good. Small sales of Western at 93 94 Whiskey is seiliDg at 16c Lard-Western is selling, in a small way, at a 6>4o. The grocery market is a t ve Rue.uese EVK 41 The market (or flur Is dull, and we bare only to node* pales of 600 bb ". Howard street at $4 76 Other articles are unchanged. Many ressels are below, detained by the Ice. City Intelligence. Tub Streets! The Streets!! The Streets!!? Constant oomplaints are made about the oonditlon of the streets, even now; what, then, must it be when the frcst is out of the ground, the anew all melted away, and the streets are ehown up in all their fllthlness ? Some of the atreets up town are now so filled up with ooal ashes, whioh hare been a deposited in the oarriage wajs during the winter, I that the oartmen cannot drive along them without | danger of injuring their horses or being tbemselrea thrown from their carts. This Is shameful, Indeed. Are tbeie no means of forcing the observance of city ordinances In reference to depositing atbes aad garbage in the streets ! It is t?be hoped that the Msyor and Boards of Aldermen will continue their investigation*, lately commenced and see if they cannot prorent the laaity of their officers in the performance of offloial duties. Washington's Birthday.?The 22d of February used to be observed in New York with considerable display, and there Is one corps of our ctliien soldiers powder od Washington'* birthday Tbe Seventy* Sire*, or tho Veteran*, a* they are sometime oallnd, still assemble on the morning of this day, and make the hills around echo, as they did in '7(1, the snood of artillery. Free men. of a free nation, they thus oelebrate the anniversary of freedom's champion Bad CiTiris* add Met* Mrif.? It vai lately shown at the Mayor's offloe, that two Oermens, residing in ? Thirty eighth street, and who were the owner* ol the I < homes in wbleh they lived, had applied to the Alms lions* offloe for ooal. and had received the fuel applied for, tbey representing themselves as being to* poor to pay for It, or, in other words, olatmlng te be oity paupers. The supply of coal was, of oourse. stopped ; but tb* fact of its ever having been I nt has led to a charge by many of negligence of duty ou the part of the visitrr wbo returned the names to tbe effloe of the Commissioner of the Aims House, thus enabling them to steal from the city's charity box The oharge* against tbe visiter are well made; he never should have returned the names at the offloe until he w?a well assured of the poverty of the applicants. Ooe thing, however, may be said in extenuation of imperflation in the accomplishment of duties by the visiter* for tbe last six weeks. The trnth is, there has been to* muoh. for tbem to do, and they have often bad to labor from daylight in tbe morning, until midnight, in order to get through with their llsta Their duties have indeed ' been arduous. t'l v'irics.? a nre Drone eut. on Tuesday evening, In the I Supreme Courtroom, lu the old City Hall, wbch was I not extinguished until considerable damage had been sustained. A Are broke out on Tuesday afternoon, In the house of Mrs Arthur, No 60 Sixth Avenue, whioh was put out with trifling damage A Ore broke out. at 10 o'clock on Tuesday nigbt, in the hou?e rear of No. 474 Broome street, which was put out with trifling damage A Ore broke out, about two o'clock on Wednesday morning, in the upper story of the house. No. 62 Canal street, occupied by a dry goods store, the roif of whioh was destroyed. Tns fire comniunloated to the,buildicg adjoining, on Meroet street, the roef el which was aleo destroyed. Fkraltibs ion Gambliio Houses?How F.rfosckd ? For the following statement and certificate, we are indebted to H. Vandervoort, Ksq , Clerk of the Court of Sessions:? 1846 July 26. .Orlando Moore, Cunftnion. f\nrd $126 , " Henry Watson, do do 12s Aug. 7. .Heuten Parsons, do do 126 Sept. 23. .Oliver Ookenburgh, do do 12* Oot. 16. .James Berry, do do 126 " 10. .John Hariison, do do 126 1844. March 26. .Sherlock Hillman, do do 26 " William Aldrioh, do do 26 " William Mai hews, do do 26 " Horsey, do do 26 May 20. .Patrick Hearn, do do lo? | " James Berry, do do 1<N? Nov. 18. .John Harrison, doPen Smosdo 2Hi I have examined the mlnutee and reoorde of the Courta of Oyer end Terminer and General Sessions of the Peace in and for the o*ty and oounty of New Vork, and find the above to be all the oonvlettoai for keeping gambling bouses in said Courts in the years 1846, 1847, and 1848. 1 HENRY VANDERVOOKT, Clerk. New York, January 16, 1849 Fatal Acoidkit on Board thi Cmisokhi.? Yesterday afternoon, about a quarter of an hour before the steamer Cherokee left her berth for Savannah, a man named Oeorge Hanson, a braroan on board the vessel, was killed. It appears kthat the ateam was up. and the engineer was trying various parte of the maehinery to see wm- ?|U>, wuru naiumg, wuowol Imprudenl\J walking on one of tho platform, aomtvhuri obuutth* engit e, in struck lo th* bock b) o ponderous pieo* of Iron, (urine port of the moohtnery,) breaking hit book, ond killing him Instantly. Hit b.>dy wo* r*. moved to tho dead hone* ot tho City Hospttol, whero on inquest will probably bo bold to d?y Acoidrot - On Tuesday ofternoon, the horse* ot toehod to tho carriage of Mr. Delou* 8(1 Lofoye'.te Pioeo, took fright ond ran own; with the driver. John Kelly, who woe thrown oil hi* b x ond *o sorer# y Injured thot hi* life I* despaired of The h>r<o<oontinunl on ot o furious rote, until they rooehed Oreot Jonre ?treot. when they brought up ogolnit on iron roiling, ond were epeedily secured by some of the u*tler* In tho neighborhood. Dmii nr lRTRMrRR*Rc-R ?The Coroner hold on Inqneit, yesterday ot the 6th word atotion home on the body or Chorloe Tenbroeek oged 4A yoorn, who woe plekfd op ot tho foot of Duono ?iro t. whore no wo* lying on th>. e.dewolk froien oltnoet stiff. Ho wot conveyed to the *totlon houeo. ond medinai old sent, hut ofter opplying the remedies to restore him, he died. Verdlot?oomo to hi* deoth by Inteniporonoo and ?*poenro. , CmowntD Ott ? We have m type repnrio of the New York Academy of Medicine and Board of Education, Ate., the publication of which are unavoidably deferred in consequence of the crowded ?late of our columns.

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