Newspaper of The New York Herald, 3 Mart 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 3 Mart 1849 Page 2
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ALL LEI VERS hy mail, lor tuhucriptinm, or vi h adoer trt-omeut?. to Le po I y .id. or the p ait too mil be letlualnl from the money remitted I OLVNTAR Y CORKERFUSHiBNl F. containingimporfanl r riM ioluOtri 11 om ?? ytuti for / the world V tired, unit bo liberally yaia for THE HERALD ESTABLISHMENT it open throughout the night JIM ERTISEMESTR (renewed every mommy, anA to be pvl-Hehcd tf> the muni ty nit afternoon eilitiom.) nt reaitmable Imeet ; to he written in a pi in emhle mtinner , the prop ictor not retvoneillr lor errori in oaiuuicript So SUTII E taken a) nuntmnw rooimunlcationo. What over u intm etl for ? lion tnuel Or tint he Hit a ted by the name und arid ret i of -he writer : not necet ,rily for publication but tit a guaranty of hit go.d faith. We mmint return rejected ggmmvnic time. PEISTINO of nil kintlt executed beautifully, and with detpateh Urdert neewtd at the olhee AilUftkMBATB TUIS BVBNINQ. BOWRRY THEATRE. Bnwerj?L oh-m'th ?r Stookhoi.h ? Tun mo Jtum-Al AHffcAI. To TrtB t-BbLlo. BROADWAY TUEATKB. RroaAwK*?OLD HBADB ARE Youas Bbaa rf? Von Ca.zan uh Bazar. RATIONAL THEATRE. Chatham Bqumio?Si.abhrr arc (ib??h>b?mvab in (jaiirouma? mbahows. ^ BURTON"# TilBaI KB. <h*mb?r> CAi.iro zria Goi.c MinKW? * mAr?? ikirtu ?r thi r?AU?K;iui. MCCBANICB* BALL, BtoaSwaj. mm BrooiM?Cuaurrv'i ttlMTBMA SOCIETY LIBRARY, Broadway? Nkw Oiumi 8 cris a. Dm ALHAMBRA, Btotiini, mm Ptln???Bawm, Lent ft Oo.'i Ambbica* eiBov*. ZOOLOGICAL iiai.i., Bowory?Yah Amiuhom ft Co.'i kbmuo. OHIKRBB MUSEUM. 838 Broadway?Ohihmb Cubmotibb. BROOKLYN concert saloon?Whites Sbbbwadbbs. flaw York, Saturday, March 3, IHltl. Th? Cloning Scene* In Congress, The lust Ht't-sion of the Thirtieth Congress will close at twelve o'clock to-night. Unless there is much more business transacted to-day than we expect, it will be maiked by the future historian as one ot the most unprofitable that has ever been held. It will be looked upon by posterity as a season ot crimination and recrimination by the Northern and Southern States, during which few or none of the substantial interests of the country at large were attended to. It is to be hoped that some charity will be extended to it in after times, tor it will need it. It is expected that the closing scenes of this Congress will be very interesting. We have, therefore, made special arrangements to have them fully depicted to our readers, and they may with confidence look to the columns ot the Herald for a graphic description ol them. Canadian - matters. The conflict between the ultra loyalists and the French, or revolutionary party, in the Canadian Parliament, has ended, and the result is a complete and perfect triumph of the latter ever the former. The bill compensating losses incurred during the attempted rebellion or revolution of 1837, has been pussed by a triumphant majority, notwithstanding the resolutions, meetings, threats, and dura intimations ot repudiation, resist ance, and every thing dee which the loyal or antiTrench party threatened, in Parliament, and out of it, in debate, and ut meetings, in Montreal and elsewhere. Mattel* have now reached a crisis in Canada. The ultra-loyulists? the most loyal nnd aflectionate subjects of Queen Victoria?those who conaider rebellion against ihe Queen aud crown of Great Britain the most infamous, detestable, and abominable crime that could be committed, have been defeated in their Parliament; and il there is any "pluck" is them, they will proceed to carry out their threats. They must call upon their four thousand men, (in buckram,) who attended the meeting at Moutreal en the 17th ult, which day the Montreal Courier said "will be a day ever to he remembered in the annals of Canada, as the day from which the future historian may date the emtiucipution of the Biitish colonies irom the imposition of toieign laws and foreign masters." They must call on the people of British origin, who, the same paper informs us, "roused by the grievous sense of meditated wrong, have risen in their strength, determined that their voice tihall be heard"?tbe men of whom the same paper states, "tour thousand finer, stronger, more eaergetic, or determiued men, never were collected before in one room in that country, and who, with aims in their hands, could sweep the streets of that cuy from one end of it to the other." They must call upon those men (iu buckram) to carry out their threats "with arms in their hands," and prove to the woild, if they are not dastards, that the seventeenth of February, the day on which their celebrated meeting was held, will be " a day from which the future historian may date the emancipation of the British colonies from the imposition of foreign laws and foreign masters." Tbey must do this, or acknowledge before the world that they are not only defeated by their foreign matters, but that they have disgraced themselves in the opinion of the world. It is imperative oa them to do so, from the fact that an amendment to the biU which we have referred to, declaring that none of the Bfdtuy provided for by it should be paid to " any persons in any manner implicated in the rebellion of IS37, or who reiuaed when called upon to aid in suppressing it," was rejected by a strong vote. Now is the 11I11C IWI wit iu;niww iw ..uu.vwv *"v.. ?v; ? ?; ?v their beloved sovereign," and to show their "British origin." But they dare not?they are defeated by their opponents, and they are disgraced by themselves; for they cannot, dare not, attempt either to sweep the streets of Montreal with their "four thousand men with arms in their hands," or repudiate 'he debentures which will foithwitn be issued for he payment of the losses incurred by the French, or revolutionary party, in the revolution of 1.137, even li they hud the power, winch they have not. The resolutions above referred to were passed on the night of the tweuty-second of February nst. Now, in our humble opinion, the twentysecond, instead ol the seventeenth of February, s the day on which, in real earnest, the historian may date the emancipation ut the British colonies from the imposition ol foreign law* nod foreign masters." As we said in y esterduy's paper, this bill contemplated other purpose* besides paying a few thousand pounds to compensate tor losses incurred in the rebellion ol 1K17. It is, in our belief, a measure introduced for the purpose of testing and deciding by vote, the loyalty ol tne people of Canada to "iheir beloved soveieign," and ihe result la ominous as regards Ue luture destiny ot (hat couutiy. Canada, henceforth, will be an interesting portion of the American continent. The seeds ol disloyalty and separation sown a few years since,and watered by the blood of a Von Sholz, a Young, a Mathews, and of other noble patriots, are about to produce a plentiful harvest. The separation from the mother country will soon take place, and the nation "on whose possesions the sun never seta" will lose the choicest of her territories on the American continent. The perpetual roll *f the drum, which her statesmen tauntingly boast of, will be interrupted; and may God send that this, the first broken link, will be succeded by others, until the power of lhat country, so long upheld by th?- bayonets ol ruffianly soldiery, and ihe waihnga and tears of famishing millions, shall be prostrate m the dust. Th? I)*ama ? Mrs Fauny Krmble Butler, who i& announced to deliver a short coarse of Shakspearean Headings,the first of which will uk* pi4,.e this evening at the Sluyvesant Institute, arrived yesterday in the ci:,, wif>ics afartmrn's at lb* Irving Uoom. L TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE Tcirgrt-plilc Isuuuotry. Our dripttcbri tire <?4 considerable interest; the !*bt ees-iou ol the Thirtieth Congress has but tw i Dty-fcur hourit to run; but even in that tune, we have a glimmering of hope that the amend* nient of Mr. Walker to tit-* appropriation bill, providing for a territorial government for California, and which haa already passed the Senate, will yet receive the aanction of the House, witnout the Wilmot proviso. This opinion is founded upon the rumor that General Taylor has given his countenance to the rteuBure, and requested his friends to udvocate it. In the Senate, yesterday, after the transaction of tome business, of no special im|>ortaace, the bill from the House for refunding duties on goods destroyed by the great fire in New York in 1845, was taken up ; several amendments were offered ; but the bill was finally laid upon the table. At one o'clock, Geo. M Dallas, President of the Senate, in pursuance of previous notice, vacated his sent; Mr. Atchison, of Missouri, was chosen to till the vacancy. A bill making Port Covington, N.Y.,aportof delivery, whs passed. The credrntinla of W (!. I la Whim, as a Senator from fieor gia, were presented ; he fills the seat rendered vai cant by the expiration of the term oi Mr. Johnson. The naval appropriation bill was passed ; and the > l'ost Office appropriation bill was under discission when our despatches closed. 1 In the House, the bill Irjm the Senate for the liquidation of claims ot American citizens against Bgainet Mexico, under the treaty, was taken up, i and alter a long discussion, a substitute offered by Mr. Smiih, (the provisions ot which we are not 1 informed of,) was adopted, and the bill was finally passed. Alter the transaetion of some business ot minor importance, the House, in Committee ol the Whole, went into the consideration of the civil and diplomatic appropriation bill, aB amended by the Senate. Some of the amendments of the Senate were agreed to, and others were d sagreed to. Mr. Wentworth endeavored to attach the Wilniot proviso to the bill, but it was decided by the Chair to be out of order; on an appeal from his decision, it wus sustained by the casting vote of the chairman. The bill, with sundry amendments, was then returned to the Senate. A joint resolution regulating payments to the Congressional printers, was passed. The amendments of the Senate to the bill making appropriations lor fortifications were dlssgreed to. According to the very latest accounts, the cabinet of General Taylor is to consist of the following gentlemen :? Pttre'ary of Statu John M. Cl?yt?n, of Delaware. Secretary ol tho Treasury Wm. M. Meredith of Veuu'a. &crtUiy of the Navy AObott lawreore, of Mass. Set rotary ol War Uro. W. irawkro, ot Uo-rzla. Hcieiary of the ilume Depar'i... . . Irttoitittr Our oral Tt.omaa K*lng of Ohio Attortey lleivral Wm. B Pnatuo, of Virginia. Dr. ^Ilurdenbrotik, of liochjster, charged with poisoning Mr. Nott, has been discharged from arrest. Congressional. Washington, Maroh 2,1819. In the House, the Committee of tbs Whole on the General Appropriation Bill, by a majority of seven, rs fused to add the Wllmot proviso to the amendment of the Senate, legislating for territories. Forty Northern member* were absent at the time. Tbs Senate bill was loaded down with amendments, such as striking out boundary, prohibiting the eleve trade coastwise? continuing the laws of Mexloo, abo liehing slavery, In loroe, bo. A substitute for the latter amendment was offered by the Committee of Ways and Means, whiob was rejeoted. The former received twenty three votes in Committee, and the latter seventeen. The Committee then rose, and ths question was taken on the Senate's amendment extending the revenue and Indian lows over the territories, and authorising the President to make rules and regulations, appoint officers, bo., and It was rejected?yeas 100, nays 114. The House was In a state of great confusion. We never saw the like before?not even on the Texas question. Tbou- 1 I sands were in the oapltol, among whom we observed ( I the brother of the President eleot. The Senate here passed the Naval Appropriation Bill, and are now on the Poet Office appropriation*? ' Mr. Nile* having failed to take up the bill fur obeap ( postage, and to make an amendment to the apprepriatlon bill. W. ] Provisional Uovcriinitm for California. Waehinoto*, March 2, 1849. The Civil and Diplomatic BUI, with Walktr's amendment, from Senate, extending revenue laws, he over the territories west of the Rio Grande, and plaoing the government in the bands of the President, la before the House. Old Zack has recommended to his friends to go for the amendment, and this fact gives us hopes ot its success, without the addition of the proviso. The provisional government ean be sustained until California is ready to come la as a Staa. There is a good deal of exoitemeat in the House upon the subjeot. We expeot a deolslon to-night. Bovcments of the Cabinet. Baltimorr, March 21919. Messrs. Meredith and Lawrence arrived in the Philadelphia boat, en route for Washington. We have no mail beyond Washington to night. The Bystsriis or the Sen. Baltimurk, March 2,1849. The ship William Hltohoook, before reported ashore on Tortuga* shoals, has been pumped out, and eleven nuger boles found in hsr bottom. There is strong suspicions that she has been boarded. Great axcltement ' prevails on the suhjeot, and measures have been taken to have the ease fully investigated. She is owned by Captain Cool, of New York. Dr> flnracubrook l>ie*-harged. Rochester. Marob 2?p. M. The Judge rendered his decision this afternoon, in the ease of Dr. Hardenbrook, oharged with poisoning Thomas Nott, discharging him from custody, the evidence again him being declared InsuOelent to oonvlot. Bore Deaths on Hoard the Ship Cnsnbrln. Vmlaosi.rhia, Maroh'J, 1849. There have been five additional deaths among the passengers of the ship Cambria, at the Delaware Breakwater. Tbs erew of the cutter Gallatin, (who have been affording relief to the passengers,) have been put n boar a the uuimi*, to Mil for Now York to-morrow. V1UKT1KTH CUnuOKH. SSCOND SKMIOM. Washihotor, Mat oh 2,18-19. Tbo So no to convened nt il o'clock to-day, according to rotolatloB previously adopted. cimcuiT colbts or KUTUcir. After nttondlng to i few preliminaries of no rpeoUl Intorcot, Mr. Ivtlii, of 8onth Carolina, reported a bill relative to holding the Circuit Cowrie of the State of Kentucky. The bUl wae considered by nnaatmoms content, and paaaed. cle mi to tmb commitvii or claims. Mr. Ma?ur, of Virginia, oailed np the resolution beietofore cOeied lor the appointment of a permanent clerk to the Committee on Claims, and made a few re" UiarBe m lever of lbs passage of tD? saiue. Mr Bemor opposed the measure in an earnest speeeh. He alluded to other similar oierke which had been autherited for one or two oommltteee, and thought the whole effect of suth appointments would be to pay a set of idlers to walk about the city between the sessions After some further discussion t>y other members, the subject was, on motion, laid on the table. sumissior or out iks. to. On motion of Mr. IIurver, of Virginia, the Senate then took up the bill from the House in faror of re rattling the duties en goods destroyed by the great tea In New York, la the spring of Hist. Mr. Heater moved to rubstltute the Senate bill on the ram* sub jt ct, which differs from that of tbs House, by easiudiag Insurers from tbe benefit of the bill The subject elicited an Interesting dissuasion be twee a Messrs. Huntnr, Webster, I'heips, Calhoun, and others A motion to lay the subjsot on tbs table was rejected. Mr. Phklts, of Vermont, moved to nmeod the sub stilt!te, so as to ecubrave insurers, wtiioh Sai als< ' ej-r'r d I Alter some discuseioa, the motion to lay the whole I subject on the tub)*, renewed by Mr. Witltir, (M agrtrd to. ltd fbe fubjrat nee so dirpintd of. WITHDIAWtL OP mb. UiLLU rHOM TNI CHAIU. At one o'clock the Vioo President and President of 'be Senate, George M. Dallas, iron kid dtllnni tl impressive valedictory, nod. In eonformlty with tba BBnouDcement given yesterday, vacated tba ohair and rotirod front tbo Senate. On motif n of Mr. Binton, Mr Atobiioa. of Missouri, iu unanimously ebooon bla tuccesaor. Mr Atchi?oi? then took tba ohalr, and Inabr'af and tppropriate manner, returned hla thanks for the honor whiob bad bean conferred upon him. Mr Wiuiia offered a resolution tendering the thanks of the Sonata to Mr Dallas far ths abls and Impaitial manner in which ha had dlsoherged hla official duties, whioh was unanimously adopted. mistost or oonoacas. Mr. Pikbob, cf Maryland, raportsd a Joint resolution in favor of purchasing 1,000 copies of Gayle's History of the Proceedings of theSeoond, Third, and Fourth Congress, which was considered by unanimous oon e*nt and agreed to. roar or DSLivaar. The bill making Port Covington, in the State of New York, a port of delivery, was taken up, nnd after the usual oonsldiratlon. passed. em vatic bills, bto. Ths Senate tben tpent considerable time in the oon slderaMon of private bills, and lbs transaction of various other matters of business of no special interest. ckbubntials Mr. Bbbbibn, of Oeergla piesented the oredentlals of his colleague, Wm C Dawson, elected for the term of six pears from the 4th of Maroh next, to Oil the place of Hercobtl V. Johnson, whose term of offloe then expires. ntroHT or thksolicitorop thb triavubt. Mr. Atchison laid before the Senate the annual report tftbe Solicitor of (he Treasury. On motion, It was laid on the table, and 1.000 extra ooples ordered to be pr.nted. cooks ron mkmubbs. The resolution In favor of furnishing the members of the Senate with the customary boeks, nvxt cause up and wes discussed at great length, and with much animation. Mr DoucjLAlk moved to lay the resolution on the table, which was rejected. The resolution was then adopted. kxbc'utivk irk-ion. On motion of Mr. Jri-i-hbaon Davis, of Mississippi, the Senate then went into exeoutive session, after which, they took a recess until evening. EVENING SBSblON. naval appropriation bill. The Senate, on re-ast embling, took up ths Naval Appropriation Bill, and spent some time in ooneldera tirn of various amendments which were submitted.? Several of them, but none of special Interest, were adopted. An amendment moved by Mr. Yulbb, from the Committee on Naval Affaire, in favor of increaiIng the ealsries of engineere In the Navy, wn agreed to; also, an amendment reported by the J same committee in favor of restoring to their commissions certain offleers of the marine oorps, wbioh were droppt d at the elose of the Mexican war, wae, after srme debate, agreed to. Mr. Yvlkb also reported an amendment providing for the appointment of assistant pursers In the Navy, to aot on board small vessels, which was rejected. Mr. Nilki, from the Committee on Na*al Affairs, reported an amendment appropriating $1,800 to reimburse Commodore Wilkes, of the late United States Exploring Expedition, for expenses incurred in tbe proeecuiion of the suite ol a sailor for alleged Illegal punishment. Mr. John P. Halb, ef New Hampshire, opposed the emendmsnt in an earnest manner. Who, he asked, had ever beard of Congress paying the oonrt oosts of a friendless sailor? Mr. Athkrton opposed the measure, on the ground that it was a private claim. On putting the question, the amendment was rojeoted, by yeas 10, nays 30. Mr. Camkbon, of Pennsylvania, offered an amendment in favor of tbe construction of a plaak road acrcss the Isthmus of Panama, to be oompletsd In one j ear. Mr. Footb, of Mississippi, moved to amend the amendment bp a proposition for the onetruotlon of a similar road aorors the Isthmus of Tehnantspso, if that routs should bs fonnd to be best. Mr Cimckon aeospted ths amendment of Mr. Foote is a modification of his own. Alter an interesting debate, the Senate rejeeted both >rcpositione?peas 10, naps SO. The bill was then reported to the Senate, when the intendments made in oommittee were ooncarreed in. The bill was then ordered to n third reading an^ pasted. rOST-OKFICR DILL. The Senate next took up the bill making appropriations for the support of the Post-office Dspartmsat. Mr. Nilcs, of O.nneotlout, moved to amend br engrafting upon the bill n olsuee rednelng the ratee of postage and estnbl'ehing uniform rates for all distances. Mr. Athcston, of New Hampshire, spoke brleflp and Pertinently In opposition to ths amsndmsnt. Hs conids red It incongruous to the bill. On taking the question,the amendment was rejeeted, bp peea 20, nape 20. Mr. Nile* then submitted an amendment making n modification In the rates of postsgs, in order to give effect to the postal treatp recently ooncluded with Great Britain. This amendment was adopted. Mr. NiLst [also/submitted a further amendment, author iilng the Postmaster General to enter Into n contraot for the transportation of the mall from New York to New Orleans, across ths psalasala of Florida, 'n Ave daps, which was rejeoted. The bill was thsn rsported to ths Senate, and pasted. COMMITTEE OF CO.irt*CN(.l Oft OEISSEAL ArrAOrEIATIOR BILL, [The General Appropriation BUI retnrned from the House, wee then Uken np, when Mr. Atheetor moved that the Senate inlet on Its amendments, and disagree to the amendment of the House. He likewise naked for a oommittee of oonfereaoe, whloh was agreed to. cbbdihtiaU er?ouw. shields. Mr. Douglas* presented the credentials of hie eolleague, James Shields, elected Senator of the 8tate of Illinois, for the term of six pears, from the ?th oi March next. Mr. Wales* atom sad remarked that, la jostle* to Of Herat Shield*, to tho Sonata, and to the oommualty at large, he would mova to refer the credential* to the Judicial7 Committee, to enquire Into Oea. Shield*' eligibility. Mr. Manoum aald that the motion was premature, at the preeent Congrea* could not Mod tho nest. Mr. Waiter p. retiring the fore* of the remark, withdrew hi* motion. Adjourned. House of itepreeentatives. aim lire roe, Maroh S, 1840. The House convened at 11 o'eleok, and organised With the customary formalities. inoamnitv to claimant* aoainit mixio*. On motion* of Mr 8mii h, of Coaneetieut, the rule* were suspended, and the Senate bill providing for the liquidation of the claim* of American eltiaena (galoat Mexico, agreeably to treaty stipulations, was taken out of the Committee of the Whole, for action an the part of tbe liouie. Mr Smith offered an amendment, In the shape of a substitute, whioh he advocated In a strenuous meaner. If any member called lor the reason* for m* op potilioa to the bill from the Senate, as It ateod, he was prepared to give them, he observed. Mr Si anion, of Tennessee, followed, and advocated the payment of those claims without delay. Toe go vernmenl bad gone to war because of them, and had obtained an ample ?qulvalent for them. H? gave a blftcry *t the case, In rupport of his arguments. Mr. Co>-la si i a, of Vermont, was the next speaker He coincided entirely with the remarks of tb* gentle oan from Tennessee, and opposed the amendment i.eieiotore offered to the bill by Mr. Ingersoll Mr hesNi, of Maryland, followed on the same eld* u| the question, fie was ready to pay promptly all the uet c.eims of our oltietn* against Mexieoj but he was out ailling to pay the ten then end spurious claims nub Lad bum drummed up at for political purpose* Mr J. K InoaxsoLi, rpoko in favor *f the propomtrt.n, ana explained the nature of the olaime embraced 0 hie aaieLdnient. Mr.bcHsai x. of Obte, spoke in favour of the ma*uie. sod advocated the payment of snob claims a* oolu te pmperiy authenticated. Those embraced la >ir Ii>g>null's smtndoient, he considered, had act . ee??a .to pioper orursi as yet. and he oould not vole .I ibe peyuienl of aLy nixim* until they had panned 1 si (Id*ai Mr. in ex are la, r>p ind. ut, u. uetenae w lua e.suite , 'nbrierd IB bla wridmrit, Mid that they bad bee a <5 invest gated and passed by tba Amerioan eommlulna- ^ era, aa jaet and allowable. <b the jaar 1888 but that tbejr failed ta ba eon Armed by the umpire, Baroa Ro- a eons. who waa oalled boaaa during the investigation, 11 and bad no lia>e to eaemlnw tbem. Mr Bear, of South Carolina, followed. He ballarad t it to ba tba duty of Congreea to eetablteh the oornmle " aion. and liquidate all juat olaima But there warn only c tbre# and a quarter mil.lone ret apart, 1b the treaty, I for tbat payment; but Ul tbem paia Mr (ngeraoll'e amendment, and. bla word for It, flfteea mllllona would | be found Insufficient to pay tbem. He ridiouled the aeoounta which bad bean preeeoted by many of the olaimanta? tba Items lor bottlea of porter which eemeof tbem had cba-ged extravagantly for. he la ooaolu Hon be moved to lay the bid on the table, and oalled lor the ytao and nays on the question. The question waa tbm taken, and decided In the negative, by ayee 48, cays 162 The bill waa then amended, by tbe adoption of Mr. Smith 'a rubrtitute, and 1b tbla form, after eame dlaouaalon, paaeed. Mr. HeaaLtee, Of Georgia, moved to auiptnd the rales, In Older to take up the bill providing for payment for brree* lort during the late war. Tbe question bsing taken by yeas and naye, waa daolded in tbe negative, by yeaa 88 nays 101. civil and diplomatic eiTUorniATioN bill On motion, the House then resolved itaelt luto Com mltteoof tbe Whole on tbe State of the Union ?Mr. 8 Stepbena, of Georgia, officiating aa Chairman - and h prooeeded to tbe oooaid-ratton of tha amendments B made by tbe Senate to tbo Civil and Diplomatic Appropriation bill. ' Mr. Vinton, of Ohio, moved to amend the Senate'e v amendment, respecting the territories of California and c New Mexico, by attachligto it the substauoe of the C Wiimot proviso. > The question wm taken by tellers, and decided In 1 the negative?yeas 88. najs 60 It being half-past < three o'clock, the House now took a short reaess. r EVKNINO SESSION. ( The ball of the House of Representatives presented a ( brilliant appearance this evening, the rplended oban- ^ deliers suspended from the dome being lighted as, and j the galleries being densely crowded On reassembi'ng, muoh confusion prevailed, and considerable time wai occupied in restoring order. The 8rK4KKB called to order several times, ripping 1 loudly with his hammer. Many of the members still ' remaining on the floor, be repea'edly directed them to 1 take their eeats, designating several of them by their \ States. Quiet being finally seonred several points of t order w? re raised by Messrs. Root of Ohio, and Hudson nvrd Aehmun of Masbaohusetts, as to how many amend- t ments upon amendments oould be made. t The Iniita gava hie deoislon, whioh was appealed ^ Rem, but on putting the question, it was sustained by the committee. The point of order being finally 8 settled, ' Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and ' Means, reported an amendment respecting the go- 1 vernment of the new territories, as a substitute to the r Senate amendment, as loaded down by the House com- v mlttee, wbioh was rejected t] The committee then rejeoted the Senate's amend- fc ment rerpecting the new territories, as amended. e The committee then rose, and the obalrman reported f that the o?mmlttee had agreed to some of the amend- ^ ments made by the Senate, and disagreed to others. The House now proeeeded to aot upon the amend- ? mcnt. f At 8 o'olock Mr. Stkshkns resumed the ohalr, and 8 called the committee to order, and the consideration of the amendments to the olril and diplomatic appro- < priation bill were resumed. 0 Mr. Wcntwobtu, of Illinois, moved that the Wiimot c proviso be Inserted as an amendment. g The ebalr ruled this to be out of order. ^ From this deoHon Mr. Root, of Ohio, appealed. j On putting the question to the House , the vote on y sustaining the chair stood, yeas 84, nays 84. The Chairman gave the oaeting vote affirmatively. ' Mr. Scmencb, of Ohio, moved to strike oat Of the Senate's amendment respecting the California bound- B My, the words *' Rio Orande." The question wm uk?n by toller a, and tarried?93 to 81. T Mr. Rociwcll, of Conneotlcut, moved an amend- *' ment limiting tbe provisional government of the new 0 territories to a continuance of sit months after the a rialng of the next Congress, unleaa It shall have been 01 repealed btlere the expiration of that period. ^ Tbe amendment was adopted, by yeas 90, nays 82. ti Mr Hurt submitted an additional proviso, to the effect that tbe law of Mexioo, abolishing slavery in the said territories shall remain in fall foroe until repealed by an aet of Congress. [( This amendment, after some consideration, was also aj adopted, by yea 95, nays 87. " After some farther prcoeedings, the civil and dlplo- !' mstla bill was sent to the Senate. (We presume by ?i this tbot the bill passed tbe House, although oar deepetchee do not eay so ) Mr. I kvirt, of Pennsylvania, offered a resolution an- ^ tborising the Committee on Kogrevinge to procure a tl sufficient number of plates for the report of tbe Commissioner of Patents. Mr. Cees, ot Oeorgia, rose and opposed the manure r< in very deelded terms. It was a vast end useless ex. penditure designed only to put thousands of dollars in the oonfrnc ore' poekets. pi Tbe resolution wm advooated with much spirit by Sl Mr. Mnrpby, of New Ycrk, and flnaily adopted. d| pay rox ernciAL pbirtiiiu. p, A joint resolutien from tbe Committee on Printing, regulating tbe payments te the Congressional printers rt during the recess, was taken np and passed. ** FORTIFICATION BILL. The Honse then entered into the consideration of *he bill making appropriations for fortlCeacion pur- w poses; when, after some debate, the amendments passed u by the Senate were disagreed to. iter bill. The Army Bill wae then taken np and coneldered. ec imprisonment roa our. St The Senate's amendment to tbe bill abolishing Im- h prisonment for debt, in certain maritime eases, wm, 81 on motion cf Mr. Nicsll, of Now York, taken up and s< passed. jj MOIIII AND OHIO KAILXOAD. H On motion of Mr. EAOLS.of Alabama, tha bill grant- ? ing tha right of way to tho Mobile and Ohio Railroad n Company, wm taken up, duly read, and passed. AMBBICAI* ABCHIVBS. p The resolution from the Senate, In favor of furnishing the members with 240 copies of certain American archives for distribatlon among tbe variene literary Institutions of the country, wm taken up, read a third time and passed. n MIRBSOTA TBRBITSXIAL BILL. tsi ri ouie n*xi proceeded to me consideration or the amendment of tki Scnito, to tho bill for tho government of tho territory of Mln ooto, striking oat tho eleuse wbleh prorldn that tho hilt *11011 go into offset t< oa tho 10th laot. ? a coHMiTTBt or confluence on tho u*n??al aw- ' raorsiATion bill. J, Whilo tho Mlnooota BUI woo aador eoaoldoratloa, a * communication wo* received from tho Sonata, stating that the? had dloagreod to tho emondmant made hy tho Honoo to tho Civil and Diplomatic Appropriation Bill. Mr. Vinton rose, and naked for a Committee of Confer*noe to take tho blU Into oonoldoratlon, whloh J1 was granted on tho part of the donee. or Mr. Bust, of 8outh Carolina, no* roae and laid that '* ao >t wm twnDtj minute? past and time to ndjoarn. T? Ho moved, accordingly, and tho House adjourned orer Jj 11 to-morrow. en BBW 1UMK hhUMLATDBff. m skaa i k. 2 Albany, March >, 1841. AfBIMN and liieoHAMTon oaii.hoau. i Mr. Con nwkll reported a bin respecting the railway gr from Auburn to Blngbomton on Ml. OukAO'l SKAT IN COlnllll, *n Mr. Finn reported that Mr. Bokeo'o oeal In tho 80nato aoi.ld bo vacated oa the Htta lout., ualaoo bo- *j* tore that time he autibeo the decretory of State toot bo declines a seat in Congress. Tho report of tho oom- tlx miiioe late* tho ground, that seats are not vacated until the pari) ooe* H<>m? act by which bo signifies hi* i acceptation of a Seal In Congress. Oo sauiilus lis* insun?ncs conrtsr. Lo Mr Cuim presented a report respeotmg the Nautilus Ut Life Insurance Cumpany, oionrrating the company In the Blotter CANAL TOLLS. ( Mr. Colt gave notice or a but to equalise the canal w, toi s onfi'itugu manulaotared salt. Mi', After il naiiiao ion or some unimportant baslnaas, we (he b'enale aojoui n> d 1? ASritMBI.Y. . Albany, Marob 2. Hi COMMON SCHOOLS ? , 1 bs bill n siting hd apprsprietloa for ths support of fi .usuaiun w?. reed a third ttuie and pao?d hi II h *10 SUA IN lllli.OSI.rN 1,1 lis. feio'ive t? If* coa-truouo/i of a oaaal for M mlr?K? porreeee, la tbi tit; of Brooklyn, waj alio iuIj md and pw'4 Tbo r?? Blltn ot Iha Wkou> ii?k up tba bill making a appropriation for tba bauaOl of ooliagaa aad oeedeulao. irlicrir ann imnutii itittoAD. Tba Ho. ee th. n took a fbort reoese. rm Comnlee ft tbo Wboki took UO tba lull reUtise ta tba ?itb Irbmeat of a diraot railway from Syraoune to U> Wtrr. Mr 8wkET. of Tiepaeouaty, sabmitead a fa a remark* a opposition to iba hill Speaker N?uitr followed ia aopport of the bill. Ifer matlr>v noui* protfrer* tba committee roso and ba Hou a aojai m?d Hkrhrle. B*liimokk, March 1 1MB. la floor there la no marked >h ?nga trim ye?t?rd*y. I"be market, If aaytbti p, te dollar We quota H iwa'd tint tt H 76 1 b?re are buyer* of City Mill* at 16 hut no trllare Sal-e of prima white wheat 61 IV a 1116. Prime red 61 06 a $11 9 I'be ilemaud f T onro e larpe. and roceiderabia eale* ?ra tuaklatr at 44* for r'me white and 60o for do yellow Small eaten of ate at Stt* 2vo . W h *ke>, with a ia derate baiiaa**, e held i 2lt 23a Tba drmtod fur provision* uaaer lly. le hut mtdi-i-eta Sa a* of Western meaa pork at ilUbii.H a 6 0 87H Do do be-f at$13 60. Salea ot ^ard in bb'e *%. end !? kege Saiee of prime quait> drease d pipe OH a-ale* of cloeer eeed at f>4 UH . 64 87H per bueb The Inquiry for oorn meal la nut am-, at.d tba saiee era confined to small paroel* tor rada want-, at $2 08H I* r\e flour ?e have m oh toga o notioe; en a I saiee are making at S3 60. It baa been alniDft all day Our olty ia full of atraager*, oa their ray to tbe oapital Fannt Kkmhlk Butler's Readings of sliarpkark ?This lady, who has lately engrossed >o large a share ol public attenfon, and who, unce her first appearance in public life, hasocci>ied bo exalted a position in the estimation of all vho were capable ol appreciating great genius, :ombined with extraordinary accomplishments, :ommenres her readings of Shakspeare this evenng, at the Stuyveiant Institute. This, we beleve, is the first time that such a treat was ever jffered to the people of this country by a lady. The lovelty of the attraction, apart from any other cir:umetance, would, almost of itself, warrant us in inticipating a crowded house on the occasion. But when we consider the transcendent'genius of the ady who is to give embodiment to the creations >1" the great master of human nature," her ex(uisitely fine natural voice, her captivating grace ts an elocutionist, and the other unrivalled cemlinations of physical and mental endowments she irings to the task, it does not require the gift of raticinatiou to piedict that there will be few empty >enches this evening in the Stuyvesant Institute. There is also another consideration which nust cperate powerfully in causing a tremendous ush to this lady's entertainments. A considerate portion of our citizens, of great intelligence ind lefinement, who, from fixed religious princi" iles arc averse to frequenting theatres, will attend hese readings, as they will b? accompanied by lone of those objectionable features, either as egards the place, the audience, or the performance, vhich constitute their chief argument against heatres. This circumstance, sanctioned as it ias been by that class of people in Boston and Isewhere, will induce numbers of people who, rom the influence of religious feelings, have >een hitherto strangers to the representation of the ;reat dramatic chefs d'auire of Shakspeare, to be ireeent and swell the audiences to a considerible extent. It wou d be little short of an insult to the public, is well as to the distinguished lady herself, to peak of her in terms of eulogy, with a view to Iraw large audiences to her intellectual entertainnents. She is too well known by the public, on ioth fides of the Atlantic, to require any commenlatory remarks fiomus, which wc have no doubt rill be testified this evening by all the intellect, itihion, and thit of our city. Court ot Oyer auU Terminer, efore Justice Kduicnun, Aldermen Stevens end Dodge. rial or JOHN 8. austin for murder?rioulh day. March 2?The cans* was resumed this morning 'fee senior counrel for the prisoner addressed the jar/ >r Beany six hours He wt) followed by the second ounttl for the prosecution, who oommenoed his ?dreoe, in isply, at 6 o'clock, and II rvghrd at 10 Theea ddieses a were merely a review ot the testimony Id the auae, together with some oommeuta Aa the testimoy haa already been given at great length, we eanoot ive those addressee to the exclusion of more imporint mattera. Judge Kdmonds will obagre the jury to-morrow ills morniug. _ Boaid ot Smpervlwors. The Board met met evening reoeived aome petitions ir the ocirentloa ot tuxes, and referred them to the ipropriate ooinmittsea A report was also reoelrei om the Committee on Annnal Taxee, correcting the ixeaof several persons, whloh s?< accepted *u. A Jl of $2u was then oidered to b? paid for the removal tbe books, papers, and furniture la the old chamber taehed to the Supreme Court. The Beard then adurned. MovtnithU of Individuals Mrs. Cbaee, leojr of the American Coaenl at Tarnloo, and lamlij, passed througn Ualontown, Pa., on )e Uttb ult . en route tor the ka?t Senat< r Hat. organ, it la ta'd, oontemplatee a ramoval i the South during the present pear, and will make tber Jackson, Misc., or New Orleans, his futors leldsaoo. Ooiuchtlt Alisceilany. Tbsre were, on tbe 1st of Jauuary last, In the State rtsone of New York, 1.30P oenvicts as follows : at ing Sins, tfi4; at Auburio, 462; and at Clinton, 103. Governor Biraell, of Connsetiont, has appointed Frli;. the Oih of April next, aa a day of fasting and taper. A committee of the Pennsylvania Legislature has ported n bill favorable to the repeal of the utnry we. TUB WEKKLT HBRkLD, Whloh wl 1 be ready at nine o'oiook thle morning, 111 bo found exooedlagty interesting. Annexed are is CONTKNTS: Arrival of Oee. Taylor la tkaehtngtoa ; Movements of the Inmlng and Outgoing Administration; Toe New Cabiaat; OiBe where, Lookers On, and Pickpocket* at the Capital; The Closing icnea la the thirtieth Coi.gcets; Dithealte ketween Oenernl kisldtsnd Judge Breeae; Tns hnrapeaa Nawe reoeived by the earner Snn p? ; IrVtreeti. g Information from the Paoito and ie Cold hegteaa, The full Particulars of the Harder of Mrs. iller in thie City; Tie Conclueisa of the Inveftlgatloa ilauvs to the Supposed Murders at litmpetead, L L; Troatrionl id Loealltaae*; kditorUl Hatter; Commercial and Her.time eooid ; Iho Label Advices by Telegraph, he , he. Single ooples, In wrappers, sixpsnss. Subscription rlca >8 per year % Notice to like Public. Post 'Irvirs,Citv or Wsw Torn*, > Pfhrnery ir. IC4I. ( Tbe attwaUoa of the pnhllo la oal ed to ths fuUewlag letter, leeivsd by me from the Pott fcflloe Depar meat. MOMl . H.HORRI3, P.M. [oorv.] Poor Wirier Defartmrht, ) Contract UrncR, > ISd FsoniArj. 1349. ) Bin? Tan will ptoses notify 'he tmblie that, hereafter, all let. n and paper* to be Mat by th? Kngtlab or Aoarioaa (Mam iuk*t*. D'Uit bt delivered into iho poet ufltno at \ew York ft ba ily mai cd at or lelore tua tmia doeigoaUa by ton Now Yirk >et iflct aad tint thorn retained to be delivered to tbopoeiaaor ol Jen ay city, or to the paokat, oa ita aep rtura from the hart will ia all oaaaa ba rafbaod eonvtyaaoe by tho paokat. Eeepee.fully, Year obedient aerraat, (Signed) 3. R. flOSBlK, _ lat AMI. r.I. Oea. Foottfaaraa. Now Yirt. N. T. IC will be Men bjr Brt. Ballrr'i adrertlio* (at, tbat la aadiiloa to her keeking ending,. (ba will giro a 1 rati. Mending. at iho aoma place. (the Stuyvem .t Inatitota,) I Moboay'a ot eaah aerk at 12 u'ol-oa. Toom Morula* Read ga are MM, deafor ladiea, laealida aad aueh aa lor any rraaoa not daeire to eip aa themaaivea to er.wdad rooina a too night, icy a era aa wtl attended In Roatou aa tna Knalng Head nge, d wa think are wall aaleulated to aalt a portiot of oar papula in tl a> aught othtTwita be eaeloded from participating ia theaa letulaa enta Toe Play oa Monday morning text, 4th Ntron. II be homaoand Ja ieL O n lnraoay evening, Mra Butler will id Hamlet. Iloletatoba had of Mr. Polamaa. Jauior of tho itlutc, at tha oatnr tlou.r, the Irelng Bouoe.aad at Mr. turnf and Mr. CToaea'a bookatoraa Price $1. The Haricot)law OperaUa Ttonpa of Sable oihere Uko tlieii beueBt at tha Maeenm to any, whi?h wits no ol.t, beoronded to il? atmeat oapao ty Tbetr porfuriaaaeae i <>t ti e moetoheaie aad reS ied denoriptlon aad are proamoaad Jndgce to ba awpetlor to moat Baoda now oaf. re too pabna. A . a gentlemanly tat of man are not engaged la tha buatnraaand tlr liiendt cannot do hatur than giro them a eu t ai oaiaJ ol thoir ai praeaL Thla ta alao poaiUrely tha laat gay of I Giant aid Uinntaaa Callformlm Boo to, nude ea|ieclallyr for the la Magioa. warrai ted to wear two year, without; g I eg hiding Boota. for thaea galea overland, oto bo fouad at IV TUll M-'d, eornar Fallen ai d Naaaau atrceu; Rue fraorh jf Bcote, 94SI); Baa Boota.$3M aad $1) patent leatner B?v?e, itare, ha. Til C VOJTOB. Pallfornla mining Boots, from $9 .50 to at Jinoe'a, 14 Aa. (treat Fine trench Calf Drove Bootagt uroa ly $R: dal'y buem<-ee Bootafl.and warranted to weir aa II aa any boota made Franco water proof Boom front $d 49 |t, at JtjNBB'A 14 Ann (treat, near tha Moaaam. Illgb I) Intereal lug. - The auhocrlbcr worn Id gaatiudy t olte Ma utiouuoi. of bla on-tamer.- nod othore, to i,,it lk?itinl collection of Opara Ultaaoa < * receiving ? t w?rr n adr by ona of .he In it Optieiaoa a Europe, with all *i t lopr. Teweata, ao-. art aupetior ?a nny war ImpirMd ea a ituntry M. W13B, Optician. 4>F Broadway. >l<?? d!i?a of (Vary doaoription hired out on reaaeaaKo Jh% Tbr AaMl.mal folic* *i'oi>'lt?,afthli Wrok, <>H> a-: li KM railin'e l?ltH lid-ii naiitiaa I I mts if rni ( Id I le'> Life i* iinilan ? * fa '> ela. irx? xf I fbe K.upr. Uu tit#, r...* end Cull V r11 kIiii of th* I 1 en p it ad ?*? .?he l ci M oi-e.euiw Mur er, &u. lig m , flea, NJO NkMU e'lixT. r ?!< cmrv ?(? r*. 1 he f*< oplr*U>. H of (hit utile I'xpcr li pi liigi id Triu i'<rn iik |/Ac*( 1 B^Uim ilical flint It of > -'* *1 N*?| ai? varied ?< u lull ii bat ndlt T BI oa fraaot ai A lia'ai A Withy ol tounm/ perusal. I' hae alto a 'ia'<Hmmi fr- in Cuti pa oat anenia* t. ke-p op ?i.o Ear -.eea iiiiciliteat*. thoald be w uuaiathiij -gra il H??? Not by Kxytaaa tar '(agnatic Telafiai la but all 1 ot iha uioiv.i ia>i?.rtaaca Ij nm panic it ih* faoi li hi ail- of ilie 1 tut .-print tat- iut imuuii.uturrd u il~t Ilia in Bitil alt a prvtelun uf KltOX>f, art tia ready f.i* nrl wry. ai Me pu|U ar aud wall kao?n eotkbligfamaat, 121 Fultou a KtV ? ifprlngiluieof >cttr l* routing "^Word* fit r auaic - li crc la" ml lu Win ruat iaa uf ma aavej a | tl.. bul hunt of rr kr ia tna ( iur| ini - I Oir lr, in tin wj e'tla aim, ia ih* |..pia< "1 nibai; ha t aji tbcie Di?' - o .1*. bana-iUi< Url> l"? < -d tie I ot CnUa con-parad to i-he b.rui n.y -f a apt hi Mb Mtfoui/1 in He i-llyant ?u; aui-b a llnta, jnat la-a-a. tut | ilia rp nip ot I'tf, hy (tin poon- tiisa I iiuial* Uul and Hap tuia Iwi.r) f?u i'J I'm ? eirrtu, aod n ibun cm hi urn o-ipie i uu a mil.a tar tli ? ts? e?tr m - j 'aw prior mad ?it ill J m. ? Villi ijtutiu) > utnaaou Moleekiu $.5 So, *n-uad <lu $1. Or ii tic nit*11*11 Maib. Kuftlftlou for Spring, IMih? * il H Bfca 4* IC n. VuO.. tiaUii, i>i? Nt?r I otli v ill i?mic I ?- fa^hio* t?r o*u l'-uiot 'a* Ua a oi ibtn\d%y, UeWollirrkeu Thterylt .rttia Hut U on.* ut"| t* iiiu i e^nit 1' I a. b n?f 'fiu 4 up"B he mo n o ?rr?icc pwncip of art ai?d ta*ie, in oobfk-ra lty Vnh the beautiful uud hcO'iolif ooa'uu.o for the maeo*. It will pomou* oe ita own *nooaa>uai i* I en thuiipj' powerful cloquei ce. \\? qu .i^ en<| app Huiai* >is wtli ?h?o to ti'Jy repi* aeiited in the tpprohatinn of k fa hiouaole public wi 6 never fail to manifest % oorr?ot oppr *o alio* of ii.oiit. W. u. tebeo u t o n iih to hove t ?iirtinu( an* detBtC'f d 'li\t tl cir trade ?? conflued exoluaifely to tho roool k?od ol |to?U8 ?i at oan he either u red or im ported a<?d that ll e> make ?nf cell a live d .ilar Hat Iw five dollar* for the *hove naaou they dectite*ui re nn npio 1 pounljwr ^xojlle* oe of thiir t hi* dralmn oulj thit p-ntlemoii vn0 nro m&ktnc tneir ochctioi will exero re* due regard to oc >aouv oppeormuoe and et-mtort by iividi the Hal which they ar* about to purohiae a ornkal examination. ttciitlemen'ift HaU?Spring fathlnni for 18IU.? N gifBNCBBil', hatter U?7 WiuianUB'reet.oiie door abort A an ?tiett, will latuo, t.n ti e drat o! War h the iprinjt iuahioa tor pcutlt iLeu'n katc. u Mch he is auuliu tunu^ nuncr hie par K'bal *uporiLt?ndiiioe. ai d which he ti?tcera hiuiaolf will be found superior in e?*r> rtqu site that ooiiatitutet* a hj*-.tiiiui and darn h e article, to any hat ever offir-d lor aal* in hue i ara. Th? gtmlrniflD ot vew YutU aru. by tbia time |iret'> i ? <1 )u4g<!eof w hat a hatrtiould bo, ??d 'o their orliiuwn ha will frel r>r,ud to offer hi? new sprmi hat cor.(idem tint It is tin ue plustihra oi tiM? ind merit Our country cuiton err may roly on reaelftag their orders tor the eprlag tashiou. during t-U tlio first wuck la March. (irnln'l Spring Style for IHlfl, iHtellectaally end ph)ilo>l ) htt<H ti the nclntronirai proo ut'0 < of the cuniimer. Al thu au>l iurlua t a >4 i-taouiry til of tha lab ariifti ally app i?d. K ot couw n' web u etei? core iur the head, ha retka to rtwlor It an inv luable tki i.ta ? a inutiruian'a a.a tamo. JUI1I N. ilBIIX. 3tl broirlvw/. Gold Pens Mid Watchr*._P?nioiiigaliig to Californianhotild oy ail mease take with item OaO of the ouiabruted Richelieu uold Kerns whioh are wo ranted to wear Ira yeara: for ealt, together with a large >t >ek of Gold and Surer V a tehee, by J. Y. Jr, It Wallet Gold i ens repaired. To Callforitlans and Every Body.?109 Dreea ( rata H to $IU; StO Fiook Coare SI 10 $iU. ftwu pair '.all $1 to $.1; 6UI Veils rll cen a to (V; Itf) Orercoate Si 11 $0, Ruei neeetoaiafl to tS, an aeaortiaeiit Suoimor iilothiog. Cheap Fire Dollar Suit Store,oornar Nntaan and Bcekmaai eta. Hayes, ?10 liruatlway, vomer of Pulton elreot, w. uld infoim hie friends, and the publio generally, that lite -pring Style of Bate are sow ready tar iuepictiua. CO ffl Mi i cli li i FF ATft I. HONEY HABKET. Fililay, March 3-0 P. M. Tha stock market opened heavy this morning, and quotations for most af the stocks in tha list fall off a fraction. Tha operations at the first board were mora limited than wa have noticed for several days past, heading Railroad deollned K per cent; Harlem, X ; Long Island, X ; Morris Canal, S'; Rending Mortgage Bonde advanced 1 par oont; Farmers' Loan, X ; Erie Railroad. X. At the second board thers was mora activity in ths market, and a general improvement in prices Reading Railroad went up % per eent; Farmers' Lean, X ; Long Island, X ; Harlem, I,1; ; and Canton Co X It therefore appears, that the fancies not only reoovered what they lost in the morning, but oloeed at an advance on yesterday's prices. These variations lathe market on the same day, shows that the balls and bears are pretty closely matched; but the balls gain a little every day. The preepeot at present Is decidedly more favorable for the balla then the bears, and the movements about being made to deplete the Sub-treasury will, when consummated, relieve the money market end put a further acoutnulatloncf specie entirely out of the question. Wed# not look upon ths proposition to antlolpate the payment of the Meziqen indemnity, due In Jane, es being caleulated to do much permanent good, as it will compel the Seeretery of the Treasury to eall in the outstanding instalmsnts of the lest loan. It will, therefore, be as broad as it is long, and we mast look to other enures for an improvement of aoy importanoe. The basis cf a mote favorable condition of financial and commercial afftirs In this eoantry is the rose'.ion that has taken place in Europe, particularly In Eugand. The movements of specie to and iron the vaults of ths Treasury department have very little infineaoe upon the movements of commerce; they are made a bugbear cf to frighten timid speculators for a rise, and the evils of the system adopts a by the government for the preservation of ita funds, are magnified teofo a. The demand for aur public lecurlties in Europe baa already had a better effect upon our money market, 'ban the withdrawal of every dollar of apeeia in the possession of the government could hava had. We axe requested by tbe agent of th# State of Il'inoi?, for funding the Internal Improvement bonds, to atate that the law doea not provide for funding any bonde which are not presented on or before the 10th of March Inst. The ./Etna Insuaance Company of Hartford have made another dividend of twenty. Ave dollars per share, making a total dividend, for the last fifteen months, of eighty-five dollars per share. A surplus of twelvw doLara per share is reserved. The whole oapltal a took of a quarter of a million of dollars la now paid np in full, in cath? one hundred dollars per abare The last sale of tbe stock was at one hundred and ftf:y dollars p?r there, before the dividend. We annex the report of the Harlem Railroad Company, made to tbe Secretary of the State, in ascordance with a special act of the Legislators, for the year ending December 31,1848. It will te seen, upon compel Iron, that it is made up different from tbe statement published a few days since, bat the results exhibits J are about tbe same. Naw Yoac and Barium Railroad. Tbe report now submitted to the Legislature will be found to olfler materially from tbore presented for several years past, and it may be Judicious to acoompany it with tome explanations Ti.e lia^lem road has been built and greatly improved in many reipeot* under great flaanolal difficulties, and by a ceaetani and steady appropriation of all tba ouirent receipts which could be thus diverted, an by tbe ure of tbe materials, machinery, and even of toe transportation department to the primary objects of extension and completion. But this silent operation, in which tbe dividends of the stockholders and the profits of the oompeny have been absorbed, hat been goiigon without charges upon the cons*ruotion accounts and tbore aooounta have stood for several years unchanged; though, In the meantime, new works and amendments of the line have been carried out te ionpinion Tbe director* have endeavored to adjust there accounts, with as muoh accuracy as Is now ia their power and hava o*used ruob entries te be m?d* in their books as will enable them to make a report which shall exhibit a correct statement of the cost of their enterprise, which, lb their best ju Ig nent, the olroumstanee* wariant and the results will justify 'J he road may properly be divided into two see ions : first, hat eiieudlog from the City Hall, in the elty of New Yrrk, passing through the lower part of the town upon the street grades, to Union Place, and tbenoe along tbe centre of the Fourth avenue on a direct line, without ourvature, to tn# Harlem river ; second, toat from tba south side of tbe Harlem river, through th* fertile counties of Westchester and Putnam, to Dover Plains in Dutehers county. The first section involved heavy rock cuttings, one tunnel embankment of great bright and requiring eipen*ive protection wane, rr m the nariow line appropriated to the road, aod ten linp tor well the oort Tbeie are te? track* ol 60 ib?. Iron, and the original plate rail baa been entirely removed above the city track. The aecond eeotloa. raooing through the country with the Diul curvature* ha* no etr.kiog preuliaritlv* The whole ie eooetrurted with 60 ar.d 00 lb*, rallr, aod 7% mllre a.e with doable traok. A retail part of the Dover p.x'enMon wae not eompletrd on the Slat of December 1848 but ha* ainee b*eo put In operation, and the Onal eatimates of that work are y?t to be ?nUred to the conatructlou account* The whole Irnith of the road i* H' 17-100 mlie* ; within the city 8 n lie*; above Harlem 72 17-100 mile*. The eo*t ot roadway, bridges Iron and superatruotore, are now charged a* follow* :? teeter rrad*ay, fco.. from City Hall to Harlem liver with double track*, oroeili ga and aide traok* Into Caaalatreet ana Into the *t?tlon houeee, ahep* ear bouaee, ho., about 8 mi lea at 8138,020 per mile $1,091,000 00 C<*t of roadway frrm Harlem river to Croton Kalla, with tarn tasiea. water etaticte aide traok,* he., and mliaa of d'uble track, of 60 pouno rati*? about 46 mile*, at $36,000 per mile.... 1,078,721 80 Coat ot roedway from Crotoa Fall* to Dov>r Pain*, ae f?r a* charged on 31*8 December latt, about S7* mllea; 400,730 04 Total coat, of roadway, ko $3,108,466 34 Ccet < f depot, ground*, station houeea, iraebme ahopo, atablea. aud market hon>e all In the elty of New Vork aod below 42d etreet, charged on 31et Deo , 1Mb at $220,827 38 Coat ot locomotive*, oar*, koreea, machinery and peraonai property on head, but epprwprtaUd entirely to the operations of the read - charged on the Slat Deoember, 1848, nt 190,881 03 Total ooet of road nnd equipment*. . . $3,079,007 41

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