Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 7, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 7, 1849 Page 2
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Auhiin, haoio and pbii.oiorm. flew lorb, UMlnturtay, Olurcli 7, 1H19. The Naw AUmlnl.li uilan anU llH 1'iuspet la. The recent words and acts of Gen. Taylor, in hie high capacity as President of the United States, have created a singular sensation among all claasee of this community. The promulgation of his cabinet, as far as it is known with accuracy, took every one by surprise. His inaugural address, so brief, so modest, so classical, and so comprehensive, lias increased the wonder in every quarter; and the master spirits of the two old parties are going about inquiring of each other, " What does ail this mean 1 who have we got now in the White House 1 what is to be the policy of the new President? will he remove or retain the old oflice holders ? is he lor a high or low tariff 1 what will his general policy be V' These questions are answered in various ways, according tp the hopeq and anticipations ct the inquirers and listeners in every cottrie around town. One thing, however, is certain; a new era in the republic is ubout opening?all the modes of speech and action which have been considered right and proper for the last twenty or thirty years, by both of the old partieB, have been swept from the " slate" of the White House, Tubbed off'with a sponge, and we are ubout to begin a new age of government, with fresher principles, more enlightened purposes, and liighet notions of morality, than any that have prevailed in Washington lor years and years past. The opinions expressed ol the inaugural, by the New York press, are equally quite amusing and interesting. The principal whig journals are in ecstacies with it, and some ol them even cannot refrain from saying silly things in the exuberance of their joy. The democratic journals, on the other band, seem to labor under as much difficulty to find fault with it, as the whig newspapers do to elaborate its praise. Now, the absence of all party feeling in that classical paper, and tiie comprehensiveness of its general views, are decidedly its best characteristics, and will oc so considered by those who understand the character of the new President, and the purposes with which he goes into the White House. No social party policy, on any particular subject, is indicated in the address. The words are chaste, large in meaning, courteous in phrase, and patriotic to the fullest extent. We must look for the practical intentions of the new President, in the conduct which he has exhibited since his arrival at Washington ; and if we look into that matter, we shall find that Gen. Taylor, as President of the United States, is more a man of decided, prompt, and discreet conduct, than a person who uses language as a lawyer does, or who multiplies words like one of those politicians who can talk for hall a day, or write a whole newspaper, without communicating a single distinct idea. The general views put forth in the inaugural corresj>ond, to a reruatkable extent, with the sentiments contained in the letters written by General Taylor previous to the election. He means to be Piesident ol the whole country, and not of a party, lie has, to be sure, select* d his cubmet advisers from the whig paity; but these selections have been made ol moderate men, apparently unaspiring politicians, and not by any means at the dictation of clique*, from any part of the country. The attempt of th? Pennsylvania delegation to dictate a nortion of the cabinet, met witn the same fats which the tflort of a millionaire of Boston in the ?unc direction received. The Pennsylvania clique remonstrated against the apj>ointment of Mr Mereditli, but tbey were dismissed .in the most cordial and gentlemanly style. Mr. Lawrence, the Boston millionaire, wanted to select his own place in the cabinet ; hut both those classes ot politicians discovered that the President meant to Belect his own eabiuet, and not allow politicians to select or frame it for him. These indications of firmness, good sense, and voolueis, on the part of the President, augur well for h'u course ol policy during lua term of office. Buck conduct is a fit commentary on the principles put forth in bis letters before the election, und m his address on the day ot his inauguration. The policy of the new President is therefore beginning to disclose itself. The country is at peace with all the woild, and will remain so for at least four years ta come. The republic is prosperous to an extraordinary degree; and every <nergy of the new administration, under the presiding genius of the White House, will be dieoted to give an imiwtus to progress of a peeceful and industrious kind, affecting agriculture, commerce and manufactures equally with every other interest. The laws on the finances,on the tariff, and all other great national interests, as they have existed for the last few years, and as they were shaped by the late administration, will remain ?s they are until the meeting aftiie next Congress, am then, there is every reason to believe that do violent or radical changes will be made in them, b*t that such practical modifications may be recommended as time and experience may dictate. For four yeare to come, at leust, no annexation scheme will t>e indulged in by the government. Our recent acquisitions, brilliant as they are, will be improved, consolidated, and rendered fit for the habitation of an industrious and energetic population. It is true that no territorial government was established by the late Congress for either New Mexico or California; but the revenue laws, as a pit ulln, having been extended to California, the President will no doubt establish in ihat distant and valuable region such a provisional government as may suit |he emergencies of the case, until tlie new Congress, at the regular time, can legislate on the subject. Genera! Smuh is now there, and withthe emigrants going thither from this country, nu<nbenog nesily thirty thousand, who will be in California next sumnu r, we have no doubt, under the ?usp.eee of General Taylor, a provisional govern far all purposes, of preserving erder and doing ji *tce in that distant country. , Thus we stand, in a brilliant and hopeful po tion, on the threshold of tne new administratif We have the beat evidence, in tfte experience oft last week, for believing that Gen Taylor hims ' will be ita master spirit. It the cabinet, or a ' portion of it, should endeavor, by atealth or trigue, to swerve from tho chart laid down them by the letters and address ot the Preaide the same firm-minded man wljo bowed the Pel sylvania delegation cut of his room, and the n lionaire ef Boston back to Massachusetts, will easily re-construct a refractory cabinet, as he lias i justed greater d.fficultieaon former occasions. 1 country, without reference to party, has coufidei in the integrity, the honesty, the morality, i firmness, and Btern patriotism of the new Pre dent. They are pleased with hia first 6tepi; th confidence is increased, and we have hope tl they will support hint through his whole career. A Glance at the Thirtieth Suasion of C< oress ?Jf the performances of public men b< anv nrODOItion to their nmmiK^ or tvere ?? :?n . sweruble to the confidence reposed in them, wl an amount of disappointment would be avert* i anil what immense benefits would accrue, not 01 to the community they represent, but to the wo at large ! The experience of mankind, howev in all ages and among all nations, bears melaucl Ijr evidence of what little reliance should be plac in the professions of public men. Micky Fi displayed an intimate acquaintance with the 1 man heart, and the prudence of checking too si gume anticipation by one of his ever meatoral beatitudes, which, though not enumerated amo "the eight," is not the less true :?" Blessed i they who expect little, for they will not be disi pointed." The thirtieth session of Congress has termin ed, and, according to our despatches, the closi moments of Congress, in both houseB, were ignominious as the career of the whole sessi was disgraceful. Wlmt has the thirtieth session of Congress don What measure of public utility has resulted fr< their labors? When they commenced their dt berations, three months ago, the public laboi under the delusion that some, at least, of tht questions which were so imperatively required the national interests, wo ild receive at their har tne consideration to which they were entitled, that time we had ample confirmation of the i mense wealth of one of our newly acquired pi sessions, ilumor with its thousand tongues ti roused the cunosiiy of every one throughout t whole extent of the Union. Kxpeditions to this la of promise were projected on all sides, and tens thousands of our population are now on the way to that remote region. It might naturally I expected, therefore, that in a matter so urgetl' demanding legislation as the government of ti new territory, where no law or executive pow existed, and where all the bud passions of hum nature were roused into fearful activity under t influence of the most powerful incentives kaoi in the history of mankind, thn the legislature this country would have adopted some measure give them even a provisional government, so ti lite and properly might De protected, and the suf of our fellow-eitizens secured. This, too, w only one of the many questions of vital iinportun which demanded legislative actio* But how w? they treated by the last Congress 1 The first f? wetks were spent doing nothing; the next fc were frittered away in paltry squabbling abc mileage; and the last four were devoted to pal manu'tivnng and sectional animosities on t slavery question. This is a brief summary of the labors of the se sion. And what have been the fruits '! There no regular territorial goveinmeiit for California there is no settlement of the slavery question there is no settlement of the mileage squabbles there iB no railroad to uilord easy access to o new possessions?there is no mint for New Yo ?in short, all those measures we were protnis at the beginning of the session, have been lett pi cisely as they were, without any legislative acti whatever. What course the new administration may ad< in such a state of things, it is difficult to say Every means, however, has been taken to for upou the new President the necessity of calling extra session of Congress. What measures may adopt to meet the difficulties which have be bequeathed to him, it would be premature now discuss; but it is of consequence to make the pu lie aware ot the origin of these difficulties, and the quarter to which thair responsibility is to attached. It would be an injustice, however, to the adn nistrution whose career hasjust terminated, not state that, however inglorious has been the closii act of their official lile, this country never, at ai former period of our history since the days of tl immortal Washington, uttaiued u noaiiiun who redounds so much to our honor, our happinea uml our glory, both at home and abroad, as durit the period Mr. Polk occupied the White House. Important Notice to Office Holders and U fioe Seekers.?The clause in the inaugural a dress, huving reference to the qualifications men, either .holding or seeking public office, very important to be studied by both of tho clashes of patriots about these days. Honeaty, < picity, fidelity, are the indisjx-neabie pre-requtsih either for office-holders or office-seekers. The now in office, who cannot give perfect eertificai of those qualifications, may be certain of remov and those who are applying tor office, mustgi credentials of a similar character, before they c< succeed. On this principle, we believe, the C( lector, and a number of officers in the Custo House nnd Post Office, of New York, will be r tained for some time yet, and in iny of those wl are applying under the new dynasty, will wear o their beet pair of breeches before they attain the objects. One Dav Iwitrr from Havre ?The fine pack ship Admiral, Capt. Wotton, arrived yesterdi from Havre, after a very excellent passage. SI sailed on the 9th ult. This gives us one day lat from that port, but nothing later from any otk part ol Europe. There is absolutely no news. Among the p***engers in the Admiral, is M Robert Wicklilfc, Jr., late Charge d'Atiaires Turin. Auticu from Lima.?W# ars in reeslpt of Ales til Comtrcit, of Lima, to the 10th January. Wi < not And much of Interest In these papers, and thi are not any later than previous accounts We find a programme of the British steamers be twee CaUaoaad Panama. up te April next, published In 1 Cemerei# 11 j tble prep ramtne it appears that a steal *r trom Callao will arrive m Panama eo r*oh of the fc Joeing datse, via -Wt January 2?d February. ai 23d hi arch. This siestaer touobes at I'ayta ( uaraou and Buenaventura on her way up on each trip thi affording a ehano* for the trensmietien of treasure tb may arrive at either of thoee ports fiom California, I the Interim. The Ft.'N op Express Kidinq ?Mr. Griswol (ho infill agent, u us on the car at the time of ti accident, at Mornsvill*, with the lnnuirurol a diess of General Taylor. He crawled out oi tl ruins uninjured, seized the mail-bags, ran at fi speed up to the Treuton depot, had another loc motive fired up, and in a few moments was Hsain, at full speed, for the city of New York. Trenton (muz.. Mmr 6. __ cljtrovmrn Mordered in california?Amo the private letteis received in this city from t Pacific, by the Crescent City, is one, which t have aeen, mentioning apaintul rumor that Mesm Newman and Porneroy, clergy men of the Meth diet Hiid Iixptist churches, had been murdered the gold region. The letter is of the latest dai and comes irom a highly respectable source. ] reters to tlie stetcmeni incidentally, as if it were well underetood fact, but gives no particulars. Ncwurk Itni/y /hlv Mm 6 The forwarding merchant* of Philadelphia ha mad* arraorenicars to oemmeoee transporting got is- Nau sea i ke Mn.vNNRsa ?Knowing that the pubHe would look with intense anxiety for the prosi ocx dings of the last day of Congress, which in>n volved ho much importance to the country, we he made special arrangements to hare them sent to us ielt by telegraph, without regaid to expense. Weac my cordingly published, on Sunday morning, in our ia- regular edition, and thoughnut the day in extras, tor upwards of four columns of telegnphio matter, ut, which we laid betore the public at the regular cost HQ- ot the psper, and for which we did not receive in lil- return more than twenty per cent of the cost which as we were put to in obtaining it. We do not comid plain of this; for we never calculated on making 'lie profit by the sale of extras; we issue them with ice the sole view ot placing betore our readers and the the public generally, important news, which we strive si- to obtuiu in advance- and as the public are aware. eir with i>rt tty good success. What we do complain hat of is, the cotemptible petty conduct of some of cur contemporaries, who, knowing the expense we incur in procuring news exclusively, habiiaally toke it front our columns and insert it in 'bflr own, as if it were their private property, J ' without giving a particle of credit to the Herald -d' fvT ' Thus, the a ccounta of the closing scenes and proJ * ceedings of Congress, which were transmitted to r us exclusively by our own correspondents at Wash^r' ington, and which, as we before remarked, cost 10~ us a large sunt of money, was copied verbatim et 1 hterutim (typographical errors made m the hurry ree of setting up, and all) into several of the New 1U York papers of yesterday, without crediting the "J source from which they extracted it, but in a way that would lead the public to believe that they procured it themselves, which was not the case; ire thereby striving to make capital from our enteri'>* prise and our expenditures. Thus, the Exprest, which is, without exception, the most soulless and at" conscienceless journal to he found in the thirty btates of the American confederacy?or even in a< the new territories of New Mexico and California, on so long under the domination ol Mexico?extruct? ed these Congressional proceedings, and headed e " them "By Telegraph; correspondence of the Exi jreet;" thereby striving to convince the public that ' l" thutncketty concern procured them at its own exe pense. Nothing con be meaner or more contempts ,ae hie than this; and we hope the public will not forget ^ it. The iSuw, Morning Star, uud one or two 1 " other small fry journale, did the same; and we are At sorry to say that the Journal of Commerce, a jourai" nal from which we would exja-ct better things, did )S" likewise. It did not, however, so thoroughly disU(1 grace itself as the Expnts did, by putting it forth "* as its own telegraphic correspondence. " . Now, stealing an umbrella, or forgetting to re' ' turn a book, may be justifiable under a peculiar ir state of circumstances; for we believe it is conceded that individual property does not exist in v either; but there is no palliation, no excuse, to be 11,1 offered in defence of a journal which would extract tr from the columns of a cotempora y important 10 news, obtained at a great outlay ot money and e labor, " appropriate" it, aud pass it to the public as its own lawful property. It will be, at the same ? time, borne in mind that those journals which t0 thus plagiarize or appropriate (not to use a stronger 1111 and justifiable term) the reports of the Herald, arid ,v meanly attempt to pass them off as their own, are 'ia in the constant habit of denying the accuracy ?f ILS our reports, (more in a spirit of malevolence and *re envy, however, than anything else, for they cannot ,ur comj>ete with them,) and stating to the world that ur they are not worthy of belief; and yet they will ,ut extract them in the manner above referred to, and ty publish them as their own. The Cr/uner and Enquirtrtind the 7W6i*u? were the only payers that acted manfully and honeBtly s" on this occasion. ? Gen. Shields and Sknatoh. Breesk.?Since the operatic fracu? between Benedetti and Fry, and ? Forest's famous "card" to Macready, there has ur been no public event ot a bellicose character, on rk this side of the Atlantic, to equal the extraordinary ed correspondence we have published of Gen. Shields re- and Judge Breese. Indeed, we might safely exen tend the contrast to a wider sphere and a more remote period, and challenge any civilized country >pt in the world, or any age, however hoary ? in antiquity, to produce a parallel to the atrabilious ce ebullition of the gallant General. It stands, we an believe, fucilt jnniutps, and unless we revert to' a he state of savagery and barbarism, will retain this en unenviable pre-eminence for all time. to If we lived in a country where an objectionable ib- form of government was established, and where of even bud laws were in force for the redress of the be public and private wrongs to which individuals might be subjected, there would be scarcely any 11- justification for the threats of an assassm, or for a to resort to the bowic knife or the revolver. But in a ug cauntiy like this, where the government is mouldiy ed in accordance with the wishes of the people, le and where the legislatures, ths executive, and the ;h laws, are the free emanation of the will of the inaa, jonty, nothing can palliate or excuse the lawless ig and ssnguinary menaces of Gen. Shields. The petty and insignificant complaints, also, which have excited such an outpouring of the gall of the j" gallant General?and which, if there be any reliance placed in the ferocious intimation he gives Senator Breese, must eventuate in the inevitable assassi1,1 nation ot the latter?deprive the former of the only pretext which his warmest friends couid offer for his atrocious conduct. Had the crime ot the Senator been of that deep dye for which human laws 8e give neither solace nor atonement, there would be '4 no justification, though thste might be somepallia4 ' tion for such horrible revenge as that threatened ve by the gnllant General. But what conclusion can 1111 any dispassionate judgment come to, when, a j * * cording to the showing of Gen. Shields himself, m . . - ~ ? nis BOie complaints were mat scnaier lireese dep" timed to attend a complimentary dinner given to 10 him; that he had stated Gen. Shields was lneligiut ble to the office of Senator, and that he did not lr give him a certificate ofnaturalixHtion unsolicited? This ia the sum total of thecasiM belli, as far as we et can gather from Gen. Shields' letter. We are sorry, on account of the well-won repu16 tation of General Shields in Mexico, that he lias cr allowed Ins laurels to be tarnished by such unwarer rentable and disgraceful conduct. But the character of our country is too dear to us, the rep.itar tion of our public men, at home and abroad, is of a* 'oo great moment in our eyes, to permit as flagrant a violation of all public and private propriety to ot pass without the strongest possible expression of 10 our censure and indignation. Such, indeed, is the Iy feeling of the whole community, who are lost m astonishment and regret that the ga'lant warrior ^ who so recently distinguished himself in his conna try'a service, should so far forget his own selfrespect, his lesja-ct for the laws of his couutry, as if well as his own proud position in public estima?? tion, as to descend to the language of n " rowdy" fa and the threats of an assassin. We know not what course the honorable body d. to which General Shields has been recently elcnt? ed may take with regard to this matter, or lie whether they will not ce it at all; but we are of til opinion that it is incumbent on them, if they wish "jj. to retain the respect of the coinmiinity whom they _ represent, or the good opinion of foreign nations, to take the earliest opportuaity to express their Hcniinifuta on such unprecedented and scandalous [JJ w nducl on the part of one of their members. ve rs. 8piJtNnti> Swords.?The swords voted bv Cono uri se io Major General* Butler, Twiggs, (Quitman, in Worth, Hei.dersou, end the heirs of the late Gen. ! , HaBier, have been prepared ; and, on K iday. OeB It Ttwruo, in pteeencc of a largt number of officers, i a recuvi d from the bends .f President Pola, (he ? ewoid intend'd for G?u. Worth, (a* directed by ti in.) that officer being now etai.oued in Texas 1 b* olhe is will t>e eent by ptivate opportunity to vs tbeir rt ] *-< live owners The swords are perhaps 'ds ft,*, timet I.eHUiiliil ever made in this eountrr.? w?w in i m wiiphw MlwiHin mi in > IT in. FHiiny ItimWe Untln*i Rritlliigi of 81a?l?*|>< nrr. The StujTf?ant lnatitute mi, last evening, the ,ofiie of another great display of t o kmelUctual prow tea of thi* gifted and *ooomt>ii?hed lady. Th* audience was a brilliant array ot the faHbion and b< uuty of tbe oity; and although ujiwevda of a hundred dollar* in money were riturucd at the door, the halt wag go crowded aa to be diatraeslngly insonvonlent Thia ia not eurprieing when tbe striking character of tbe attraction ia taken Into oonaiderailon, the repreaeatatonl of hbakapeare, and that by on* ao well fitted for the taak by deep atudy, aolld learning, and by tbe poeeeeelon of all those aooemplibhmente whioh giro grace and government to genius. Thi* patronage does honor to tbe peopl*. It argues tba tiliuooa on tbi-lr part of a highly polished and refined litenr j taate, and tbatr readiness to pay tb? utmwst deferenc* to sterling merit. Wt have already spoken favorably of tbU distinguished woman We have donesoIn ooe dienoe to tne suggestions of juatioe, and In testimony ot our ttiiliiigdt ? to teuder uouut wQ-ro honor la due. Ilut it would be by no lutuns astonmamg If ? veu a a bored panrgyno bad been pronounced up?o one woere tbe eltcils of tbe greatest tnind were required and successfully made It i* aid that woman Is <n? w at-r vessel- pcrbupa i fie Is, in a physical poiutof viaw; ba: she is not Interior to inan In intellect It is idle to suppose that rbe is not oapabln of aitainfg tbe big best eminence in every walk walk of-iter at ore, in every branon of philosophy. and kc every department of science. There baa oeen, an i (here is, a boat of e.ucb illustrious females. Great au tboiltiea inform us that Madame da Stael wrote a word in which the examined with all the rigor ot logic anil with all tbe gtaoes of a finished rhetoric, cmue of the most difllouit questions in ri orals and politics; tb it Agues! filled tbe professor'" nbair in one of the first universities In fclurupe; that Cbatelet w.ote a commentary upon the works of the Kgyptaln matbeinati oian. Ki olid; and that Yiaduine Dacier translated the Iliad, tbe Odyssey and tbe production* of i'erenoe and Anaorton. And in this day we bavs a lady to whom is ot nti red ail trie taieut of her oelebrated auitly, lbe eloquent and leai ned expon- nt of Shakxpeare - tbu

poet, the philosopher and the in rail t of a>l times,whose imperishable Lame, like tba' of the author of " rvimlrmmr l.iberaia." is bis eulogy, without the aid of any lapinary adulation Tbe sut ject ot the evening was tbe magnlfioent play of " Haunetand dor ug tbe reading of it, we imagined ourself in a plaou of worskip, such was tbe solemn sileuoa tbac roUued around. All were motionless and f till, and so lnten-e wan the feeling ot delight that net even a whisper was to be heard, until an opportunity presented itself for an outburst of applause tor tbe lady, and for the ever glorious sentiments to whiob sbs hud just givtn lite, vgor and additional interest, with the Bkul ot a mistress of tbe bisinouio art Tbe gbost scene was given with surpassing effect, and tbe passage? "What a piece oi work in man! flow noble in ronton, how luumt* Id faou ty; In liom.ai.il inivhe low imprest, am admirable! In thuu/.Ma how like MiauRol; in iipprebeusiuo, hnw litre a god!" - was so heauidully spoken that It seemed to have the effect ?f raining the gentlemen present in th?ir own esteem lu fine a higher Intellectual treat has never been witn? ssed in (Ibis great city, and the tribute bestowed upon tbe lady, who baa so gratified and ohariaed ber audienoe, was tquaiiy lionotubie to Ootu. It v,i Indisputable f videm i! of magoaniuuty tiud judgmeut, and of tbe ardent regard that is entertained tor the wiitit.gs of tbe man woo-a sentiments might he taken by tie purest, and tfe luoHt worthy of maukind a_ tne guide and polar star of their lives. Tlieatrltni and atuelcnl. Bowf.bv Thfathk?New Yorkers sre an excitable race, and when uuoe a nsw topic is started, it is taken held of with such relish by tbsin that they niboet icarcely be satiated with it. Now a day*, the feats of the ring happen to ba uppermost among tbu many, ar.d ibe crowds that have at'euled tbe Bowery theatre during tbe engagement of the scientific professors ef "the tnanly ait," show that their admirers are as yet not tired of their exhibitions Aotmg on this bint, the manager hue engaged Messrs Charles Hume. Country McCiusky Gardner, and Campbt-l', to sustain the scientific parte in the extravaganxa of -'Life iu London," which Is to be played again this evening Tbe farce of "Slssber and Crasher." whiob is so admirably done at this bouse by Jordan and Gilbert, will bs tb* first piece. Gilberi's Crasher, tb* president of th* antiduelling society, is one of the most laughable pieces of aotimt we have ever seen; aud Jordan's Slasher is also capital- Tbe drama of' Nick of the Wood*" will conclude the rerfornimces. The Bowery rhentre is doing a fine business now; it Is crowded every evening. Biioadway Tiiaatxk.?We are glad lo gee that the sffrrts now being made at this houie to oater for the public j ratiflchi ion are duly appreciated Last night was performed Colmnn's popular comedy of the " Poor Gentleman," to a crowded hou?e; and we never recolhot to have sees it represented by a better caste. Mr. Blake sustained tbe part of Sir Kobert Bramble; Mr. 11. I'lacide that of Dr. Ollapod; Mr. Lester, Frederick Bramble; and the subordldate parts were ooinmltted to the other members of as excellent a stock oomp my as this country can boast. It is needless to say tbut it fasssd off with great ?c/a(, and at the close, the above named gentlemen, with Mr Fredericks, who performed the part of Lieut. Worthiugtoo, and Miss F WatUok, who played that of Fmlly Worthlngton. came before the curtain, in compliance with a loud and general call from the audience. After a de deux, by Celesta and Wletboff, which was encored, the entertainments concluded with the domestic drama of ' Grandfather Whitehead," Mr 11. Plactde sustaining the principal character To-mcrrow event og this talented comedian will appear in onset bis beet characters, in tba popular comedy of " London Assurance." We have no doubt but a large audience will be attracted to see his uurt- | vab-d performance in this pieoe whioh is admirably onloolated to display his peculiar talents. National Thbatrb ?What with <;Mosa in California" and the new burlesque of "Tom and Jemmy," the bouse is filled every eveniBg to overflowing. The last burlesque is a very funny one indeed, though rather hard on the Governor who soniht to stop the fight. I bantrau, in the first seeues of it., personates a real genuine down ratter. with striped paots, short ooat tails and gingerbread in band- -he gives the drawl most oepItaily. Miss Mesiajer sings a curiona medley song, made up of scraps cf the popular Ktbloplan meio Jies af the day and ia mnoh applauded in it: the oouoludlng flourish In this medley is something quite original Seymour, as Emerald Jemmy, doss his work well, and bears up against the chanoea of war and the "heady light" quit* manfully. The sparring in the scene of the set-to Is quits si-ienMflc, at Wart it ought to be, as it ia taken ftom the latest and best authorities on the snbjsot. Such little sketches a* this one of-Tom and Jemmy" are sure to bring money to the treasury. The faros of "Hercules." "Moso." Sweethearts and Wives" and "Tern and Jemmy," of course, will form this evening's bill. Burton's Thbatrb, Chamrfrs Stuert.?Barton owes mnch to authors, and wa are glad to sea he ia net ungrateful to them. Whan we say he owes mnoh to them, we mean, of conrae, In the supply of thata-toDishing variety of able, well conaooted. and olerer dramatic pieoes. which eucoeed each other with auoh constant variety at this theatre-a variety whloh one man never could supply, and which, only to seieet, to appreciate, and bring out, Is glory enough for Burton Last night was devoted to the benefit of one of the many authors who have contributed to snpply Burton with tbe epioy. gay, lively, and splendid variety wttioh he is always proouolDg This was Dr W. K Norcball, on whloh oooanon the Doctor favored the public with a new piece, entitled "Punch in New York " whioh was well and iavorably reo*-lved It is qu'te an amusing thing. Intended as a satire, but partakes mors of the character of broad and rather ooarse carrioature. "The ToodWs," a pirce too wsll known to reqnlra comment, was first played, and obtained the success it always has had, chiefly, wa believe, if not altogstber. owing to tbe admirable sciiogof Mr Burton In the character of Tlmor.by 'Poodle. Phensnoert. given specially on this occasion. was very swssily and beau tifully performed. Mist Julia Nortnali eang in her best style, aod ?a> rapturously applauded. We were glad to tee tbe Louse so well filled as it was on this occasion; in fact, we may any tbat we never bare s*en other than a full bouse at burton's, ever since tt has been Burton's, and ws art sure we never saw a fuller house there boa.u tk. -i. - - - ... ?? iiu^uni, imi nigm. went od well?Mr. Burton himself, and nil the oompvuy, exerted themselves greatly In favor of the well known una tele ut? d beneficiary ?and the publlo evldnnoed it* high satisfaction end upprobution, by'oontinued and lend npplauee. G>otu?iT Ciaeus.?The entertainment* at thi? elegant olreu* were well attended last evening, notwithstanding the unpleasant state of the weather. The display of horsemanship was, a* neual very auperior. Messrs. Stout and Hankine gave the sports of Heronlee In a atyle of enrpaaelng excellence The oloelng aoene, nailed the " Pony llaeea," In wbleh a very Intelligent nionkvy ildee the winning horse The celebrated vlo?e la Introduced In the ring, together with meny other prominent cbaraotere. A ret to alio taker plane. In the Sullivan and Hyer atyle, oreatlng unbounded applatiee from the audienee. Nkw Oslxaki SkRRiraDiaa.?The performance* of there favorites at Kutger'e Institute, were attended by vrry large audience*, and they geve the utnnat sailrtaotlon to all. Their mnrlcal panorama ie undoubtedly one of the moat amusing burlesques out: tboee horns" end that performance an the kitchen bellnwr. are lodecd mualoel ourtoeltles, and are well worth a bona fide voyage even "reucd the horn " to Itaten to Tbete la a vaat deal of taet displayed In the airangsnent of these hurle <j?e* and also ?t their ooccntr generally Tonight they will re-appear at tbelr head .quarter*. Society Library, where no doubt they will be met by a large audience A (laaen Musical. Frstival at the Tebernaole, for the benefit of the Hebrew Benevolent Society. A nnmVr of eminent erfi?t* from the Italian Opera H >u?e. fogmber with the Orchestra, under the dlreotlnn of M. Maitta-k Mr Charles and Mies tdsla Hohneioi-k will also appear Thi* grand festival will take pleoe on Tuesday, the lfUh inat Chshtt's Minstrel* ?The entertainments presented by the'e philoeophers every evening ere as racy a* aver and show to bow great perfection Kthloplan minstrelsy can be brought Some years ago, when a few songs and a tune or two on an aooordeon constituted en Kthloplan or nr.rt, people thought they were treat elTatrs; Christy however, by hi* geulua and tact, baa raised this specie* of entertainment lot measurably above the standard of tboee day*, and now a full band ot eight or tsn performers, and eoleotiflo pertormaaose on as many Instruments, besides beautiful staging, totm the nightly programme. To night they will give all their laat excellence!. M Adbibb, the most eatraordlnary of the magicians of fhe dsy. Is doing wonders at the vttnerra Rooms Ills talent aa a professor if legerdemain ie well kne*a in tbl* country, and time ha* strengthened, not effaced any of hi* capabilities In tbl* linn Yasbrb Hii.i. gives hi* serond enteitalnmnnt this even l g. at Ntnyvenant Insntu'e At bla first on Monday evening last, he delighted a fashionable auoteuee, mostly I sole*, by hi* ma*t>rly Imitations, ?mnagiwu&j?. r.gtt-vff:,..sfw*na>crmmraf;fltr ?J*- ? **"0 TELHUttAHIM limXMtiBNtlE. Summary, We give below the cabinet of the new administration, an it has been re-organize J and ratified by the United States Senute. It will be perceived tout Mr. Kwing has left the seat offered, and been appointed Secretary of the ilorne 1) ptrtment, and Mr. Jacob Collamer, a member of Congress fiom Vermont, has been appointed Postmaster General. The cabinet, as it now stands, is stronger t'-.an it has been yet. It will probably be less proscriptive. Mr. Kwing in the Home Department, to which he has been appointed, will merely hare to put men into office and not remove any. Mr. Collamer is an able, practical, and talented business man. Under his auspices, we are satisfied his depaitment of the government will undergo the r"form so long needed and prayed for by the community. On the whole, the country has the best reason to be pleased with the cab'net. The Organization of tue Cabinet ?Meeting of the Senate. Wa?ii int.tou, March 8,1849. The Senate met to- day, In open seaslon, from twslvs to quarter past on* o'ciook. Mr Doi'olam raised a prlvlUged question. contending that General Shield*, lately eleotod Senator from 1111noia, ehonld be aworn In, which gar* rise to i?n? debute, and was agreed to. The newly elected Senator then went forward to the Secretary'* desk, and, after be I n; duly qualified, took hi* eeat. The question of eligibility waa referred to a aeleot committee of five. A resolution was adopted to elect standing committee* to-morrow. Senatora Miller and Atohlson were appointed a committee to wait open the President A message waa reoelved from President Tay'or, by the hands of his private aeontary, Colonel Bllia. After whloh, the Senate went intoexeoutlv* session aa was understood, on the following nominations' whloh, under the rule, lay over : ? John M. Clayton, of Del...Secretary of State. Wm. M. Meredith, of I'a.. .Secretary of the Treasury, Tbo* H. Kwtug, of Ohio.. .Seo'y of the Home Ddpar't. Wm. B Preston, of Va. , . .Secretary of iDe Navy. Jacob Coilamer, of Vt. . ..Po-tinuscer General. Geo. W. Crawford, of (Is. .Secretary of War. lUvi-rdy Jonnsou, ot Md.. Attorney General. Departure <>r Jusm* K. f'olat and Br. WalUh?r-Th? Inauguration Italia?Hualiica* In tlse fituatc?Th? Cabinet. Washinuton, March 8 - -3)? P. M. President Polk and lute Secretary Walker left this morning for the South. The parting last night at the Irving Heme waa aOecting The whig ultra hall, at the big Pavilion, hud such a crowd as to be little better than a mob. The pressure was suffocating, and the confusion monstrous. Some ' twenty-five hundred people were present. The no-pHrty ball, at Jaokaon Hall, was a very ele. Htut affair?admirably conducted. Old 7.aok, Colonel Taylor (his brother,) and Colonel fiH-s and ludy attended both balls. In the Senate, after tbo debate on Walker's resolution for an Inquiry into tba eligibility of General Shields, it was generally conceded that the member with the regular credentials of election must first be admitted, ond then, If required, his eligibility examined. General Shields was aooordingly sworn In, when, on motion of Mr. Butlrr, u aeleot committee of five was ordered to Inquire into 1 is eligibility. The Senate next resolved to appoint the standing oommittees to morrow, also tb* select committee. A committee of two waa ordered to wait on the Pre llUbt. tf) 1*11 him th* KAIIfitft VAR r??fW tn haar fi-Ain blm. Colonel Bliss directly aftor came in, with a message from tbe President, of oablnet nominations, wbich ahows that Colonel Bliss ie, at least, pro tem., 014 Fact's private aecretarj. Mr. Webster moved an executive session?agreed to, bat nothing done. Tbe cabinet, it is now understood, will bo made np with Mr. Collamer, of Vermont, late of tbe House, Postmaster General, and Mr. Ewing will be transferred to tbe Home Department. The appointment of Mr. Ewing, as Postmaster, Ig was felt would be unpopular, as be is known to be an ultra whig rotation man, and tbe deuoorats are talking of rejecting it la tbe Senate, if persisted In. A r?nn?jlvanin delegation, long as a funeral of a member of Congress, waited on Old Zaok to-day with regard to tbe spoils. Result not known. Tbe city is still erowded with strangers. W. Appointment by Gen. Taylor, Washington, March 6,1840. Broak Williams, brother-in-law of M. Bodlsco, tbe Russian Minister, waa appointed a olerk in tbe War Department this morning. A distinguished lady was observed to be in a very agreeable conversation with old Zaok, last night, at tha inauguration ball. It is a singular coincidence that tbe appointment followed this morning ; but Old Zack keeps his promises: Gen. Shields'# Bent In the Senate, dec, Washington, March 6, 1849. General Shields'# ease will bs disposed of to-morrow. From present indications, it will, in all probability( sventnats in his retention of his seat. Tbe nomination! sent la to-day wars snbjeetod, for special reasons, to tbe operation of the rule wblob pro. vldes that all nominations shall lis over, for one day, before being aeted upon. Kleclloa In Massachusetts fur a Member of Congrus. Boston, Marob 0,1849. There will probably be no ohoioe for Congresa in tbe fourth district. Mr. Palfrey ie largely ahead of Mr. Tbompeon, with an increaeed vote all round. Kleetlon of Mayor In Worcester, Mass. Woscestrb, Marob 0, 1849, Tba city has elected a free soil Mayor, by 600 majority. _ LUU1SL&TUKB Of NSW YORK. StKATE. alfsnt. ma.m1i ft 1kiq rRTITIOJf or Tin: BRITISH CONCI,'L TO HOLD REAL P.BTATR. A petition from Anthony Barclay, British Comulat New York, for authority to hold real entate. Ills na luraliaatfon would make him Ineligible to the Consulate. The petition states that he and his oblldren Intend remaining in New York. Presented and referred. TAXING INSIRANCX LOMTARir* CHARTERER BP OTHER TATCS. The Bank Committee reported a bill in relation te taxing insurance companies chartered by other States. It wae amended so aa to impose 2 per cent, tax on premium* received by all sueh companies throughout the State, fei the benefit of the fire-department. It repeal* all tax law* now existing. A REM TOW*. A bill wa* reported to ereot the town of Fish, in Otsego eonnty. IIA nI.EM RAILROAB. The Harlem railroad bill, of whioh the provisions were given yesterday, waa passed, after being amended so as to have the road finished in two yean, instead of fonr. ritr SCHOOL*. A bill for fires school* throughout the State was referred to a select committee. It provides for an increased measure of taxation for sohool purposes. T IIH WEST FOIRT roURDBP COMPART. A bill wa I reported to allow the West Point Foundry Company to Mil their real estate UERERAL RAMIRI1 LAWS. The bill to amend the general banking law* wa* then taken np In committee, and after some discussion was laid over, to be considered again. THE OATH OF OTFIOS. The re*t of the morning wa* oooupled In n constitutional direuselon upon the point whether offloer* elected by the people and falling to take the oath of office, lose their office*. After along debate, the Senate decided that they do not. ASSltMJU.T. APPROPRIATION* FOR POLLS.<3K*. The blU tasking appropriation* for College* wa* pau*d, receiving three more vote* than was necessary. It givre Geneva College 0*16 000 for eaob year, lMt '&0, and te Madison University, Hamilton College, and the University ef New York a like amount. To the Col. lege of I'hjelelaa* and Surgeon* New York nlty, $1,000 In each of said yearn. To tho Medical Faculty of the New York ?Diversity, a Uke gam. * Ar effort we* made by Mr.Wt.txl Smith to declirel# two-third bill. The Speaktr decided It a majority bill only, and the House custatned blin?9 only voting against the decision. (Uiosiom Tiurios. On Mr. CoanntL'e motion, a raaolution wai adopted that tha Comptroller make a return of taxes erroneously paid: banxinu affairs. Mr. Disoswat ?ti?red a resolution direoting tha Comptroller to ist'ue notes to baoks In plaoaof oirculat'ng notes, which should be proved to the satisfaction of the Comptroller to bo lost. siki'al to 1.ikut. bower. A resolution for a medal to Lltut. Isaac Boweu, for services in the Mexican war, was offered and referred. Ill* WHiiriCK tax. The Sskakir presented a mmonatrancs against the p opoeed wbarfuge tax in New Vork. female claudia"! < !! aeitaulu societv. The Female Guardian Charitable Society of New Vork received a favorable report. THE HA 111 ME COURT. The bill reorganising the Marine Court In New York, or wbich the provisions warn reported yester-lsy, was reported favorably on by Mr. Bowen. local uiljj, Forty local Villa ware reported >* propar for a third, reading. among which wua the amendment of tha ohir er of tha New York Flouting Dry Dook Compiny. reduction or siikhipf's fees. Mr. Bo? reported in favor of tha bill to raduoa tha ftaa of the Sheriff of New York. innTITUl IONS OK LEARNING. The Skeaki r, in deciding that the bill making npproprlationa to oolleges won not a two-third bill, elated that be plaoee tbu-e inalltutiona of learning pon the same high atundard, being for public pur* oaea, a* he would the oanala. marina hospital* Mr. Fitihuoh introduoed a bill, allowing to the United Statea juriaatotloD of a piece of land at O iwego, for the purpoae of ereeting a Marine HosuUal. aooordIng to the suggestions of the Secretary of the Nary. the divorce htt. The further conMderation ot the Divoroo bill wf put off till Wedneaday. * ' railroads. A bill to amend the eharter of the Attioa and Hornellavile Kali way Company, waa discussed in Co emittee of the Whole. The bill allow* the company to make their road to Buffalo, without stopping at .\ttina. Mr W. Smith suggested a constitutional doubt whether it did not tend toereate a new charter, under the cover of amending the old one. Mr. IIale contended for the bill, at enabling the | people ef Steuben to reach Buffalo saort of the State route. He raid that it would enable tne New York and Erie railroad three or four years earlier connection with Lake Erie than otherwise, while it c>'uld not prevent the Etle road bring built to Dunkirk. That was aeoured by the constitution, and oould not be prevented. The bill waa not decided at thia sitting. The bill ehaitermg a railroad from Syracuse to Iteoheater was debated, but the question waa not taken; and it was again made the special order for to morrow evening. markets. Pittsburgh, March 5, 1840. It baa been raining heavily all day. The sales of provisions are only tor the supply of the regular trade demand; lard, however, la very brm, and is held blgder. Sugar?A good deal landing, and business active. Coffee without change. Moia-res is active and buoyant. Tbe markets in other particulars are unohanged.? There is ten fest water in the ohannel,and rising. Baltimore, March6, 1849Tbo market for flour la steady but not active We notice sales of 1,UOO bols. at $4 8U4 a #4 87>4 for Howard street. and tbe latter tlgure for city mills. Sales prime red wheat at $1 08. Corn continues in aotive demand, with further large sales at 47o for white and 52c. nr yellow Oats are soiling at 28 a 20c. Whiskey f it quoted at 23Ko in provisions there is bat little doing ; small sales djvsb pork at $10 a $10 87K and lard in kegs, at IJio. Dressed pigs aro moving off at 4% a l?o. Boston, Marsh 6,1849. There is a moderate inquiry for Hour, and we notioe rales of ),0(i0 bbls at $5 67,^ u $6 04 for Michigan and other common brands, and $6 05 a $0 12X tor Ornesee. In corn there is but little doing; sales 6 OoO bushels, including white and yellow Sou.hern, at 65 attic ? The supply continues small, which, iu a measure, ohi-cks operations. Sales of rye at 88 a 70s. f'ke damned for provisions is for the supply of the trade, aud quotations are steady. TO THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY. We beg to state to business men ef all kinds? merchants, shippers, jobbers, (general or particular) marine and insurance companies, associations, booksellers, venders of medicines of aU kinds, dry goods dealers, fancy store keepers, and In fact all olasses engaged In the diversified business of New York and the adjacent elty?that ws are now prepared to reoeivs their advertisements at our ofiloe, on the northwest eorner of Fnlton and Nassau streets; t? be interred o* -t the inside of the double sheet, which we propose to >[l publish ot f\fly per tent less in price than those which we publish in the inside of the tingle II heet?a reduction wbich is of the greatestlmportanot .1 A the bllliMffkill filMOfil nf thia nnnaf ?i)w 1'hA-a -d 3H vertisemcnt* will be displayed Id a reasonable way, I calculated to attract the attention of the reader. The I first double sheet to be iaened on this plan, will appear B en Tuesday or Wednesday of next wnek, or earlier or I later, according as the advertisement* come in. Tlie LnltHt fllews. . I We shall hereafter publish a onn o'clock edition. I We shall also continue to publish an edition at half- I past two o'clock. This will giro the pubilo two after- I noon editions ef the Herald. These editions will con- I tain news to the moment of issue, and can be obtained I at the office, of the newsboys in the streets, at the I steamboat landings and railroad depots. I Nctvi for Kunijic. I The steamship F.nropa, Captain f.ott, leaves this I port at noon, to day, for Halifax and Liverpool. The I Weekly Herald, printed In Fronoh and English, will I be published at nine o'elook this morn!eg. It sriil be I ready. In wrappers, for the mails. I VImMM for California. I The steamship Falcon, Cap.aln Thompson, will leave this port to-morrow for Chagrcs She will take out I the malls for California, The Weekly Herald will be I reedy on that day, in time for her mails. These I having friends In California will find the Herald alt I excellent remittance to make to that part of the U nion. I Gold Pens and Matches.?I'lie celebrated I hit-mend Jointed Riobelicu Geld Fotn, aeknuwlodgcd te lie toe but in tfco tvorld, tcrether with t splendid stock of Gold sad B Bihrcr Watoles, tor SMS wholesale and rota I for eaeh. by J. r. B Savsge, Jr., 16 Wall street. Watches and Gold Peas repaired. B Highly Intetealliig.?ThesuSNMtrlber womldl I rcipocttully ir vlte the ttttnuou of his on-tauafi sad oioors. te I a m,? t btnutrlul colltct'on of Opera G lessee mow reooiving? B The> w made by ore r f tbo l. . . OptioUoi in Xn.-epe, witn aU IseseS haprnvoetonts, suu aro Mferfur to any ever Imp tried to jB ti.is country. M. WisS, opri-ian. l.'.y Bmadtray. nfl Opes a Onuses of svsry description Hired out on reasonable B tema B California hlilc, Pistol and Kovvllng-plMW I ooinbn.ed ia 01 e prat, t an be loaded iSt tnues in tores minuses. I Adepted to ovoriand expedition*, botig y enron p.nuds ia B weight. W arran ed to shoot 310 yards Gutt-ly valued by U. 8. B army and ntry. For ?ale by Joseph a 'Jart 7l Ma den iana. fl Vjf Gonipsnlae going le Cat Praia will ooasmslfeet* tutoress B by nailing en tlie taoeorthcrs b*f re making tbeir pore'las-et. B JOHKI'H a UAKf./i Maileulaaa. Genln'e Spring Hat for is ill.?Kloqitont In I rraenlnl outline ano arti-tc proi-ortlnn a e>. bio'dsk r of the B lu.ee of beaolyhnto ons harmoni us whole; IssiMiaMml no..- B preeeirti ana itibstantial ia aotr; luov nod only to l>? tr.ed te B satisfy tee most iaetic ioue. J. N. OSWlN. 211 Broadway. B n A M M la O n I A f WW WW - _ bllHDDblAb AT F11U. 1HOIIBY ?ARKBT. Tacidiy, March fl_0 P. H. The stock market *m not to buoyant to-day t< it olosod yesterday. Sout of the fancies were up an! one were down. At tka first board llarlnm fell off per cent; Canton rompnoy, ><: Farmer*' Loan, }(. Nortb American Trutt adrancod )i\ Morris Canal, Reading Railroad, V; Reading Mortgage Bonds, ft, and Pennsylvania 6's,}{. , At the second board there were moderate sale* of the trading fanolr-. at a slight decline fron prists current in the morning. Harlem deo'lned Reading Railroad. ,U; Long Island, fi\ Morris Canal, f; Brie Railroad,,1,. Ihe market oloeed weak, with a downward tendency in prions. The Assistant Treasurer of this port reoeived notloe to-day, to pay over on# million of dollars In spools, on aeeonnt of the bCeilean Indemnity, Most of thle amount has been deposited in the Bank of Commerce, to the or edit ofthe agent of the Mss-rs Barings, and will probably be remltt?d to London by bills of eaonange. This will create a demand for bill* and Improve the raise, but they now range so inuoh below par, thai there is no danger of eny coin going forward. It wIM be seen by the quotitlons for e'.oeks current at the seoond board, that the withdrawal of suoh a large amount of speole from the Nnb treasury, had not the ferorable effect upon the market anticipated. The receipts of the Kris Railroad Company, for the month of February, 1N49, were $I3.6'j& 3], against $17 All 00 for the corresponding month in HIS, stowing en tnoraas* of $'2i 0V3 83?being e(|uet to nearly one hundred and fifty per oent. Of the rscetpta f ir the month thle year. $38 203 84 werefor freight, and $13,301 U8 from passengers end mall. The rresiete of the Harlem Railroad Company, for