Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 8, 1849, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 8, 1849 Page 1
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TH NO. 5389. OCR DETAILED REPORT Of TBE INAUGURATION CEREMONIES 171 WASHINGTON CITY. THE SPIRIT OF THE AFFAIR. THE QUADB1ENNJAL CARNIVAL AT THE CAPITAL. TBS GRAZED BALD. INTERESTING INCIDENTS. &c. Atj. Ac. THE INAt'QHRATlON IN THE SENATE. Wasiiiaqton, Monday, March 5,1849. The following is the programme which was luued by the committee of three oi the Senate :? The doors of the Senate Chamber will be opened at 10 o'clock lor the admission of Benator* and otbere, who. by tbe airangeuient of the eouuiuttee, are entitled to adulation,, e follows :? The ex-Vice Presidents. Tbe Chief Justice and Asaoolate Justioss of the Snare me court. The Diplomatic Corps. Tbe Head* of Department*, and inch a* have been Beads of Depaitments. Members of Congress eleot, and ex-member* of Con(MM, %t The Officer* of the Army and Nary, who, by name, hate received tbe thanheofCongr.se Tbe Governors of tbe State* and Territories of the Union. Tbe Majors of Washington and Georgetown. A I of whom will be admitted at the north deorof the Capitol. Seats will be placed In front of the Seeretery'i table for ibe President eleot and tbe ex-President and exVice Freaioenie; and on tbe floor, on the right of tbe Chair, lor toe Committee of Arrangement*; and in front, and on the right ef the Chair, for the Chief Justice and Antedate Justices of the Supreme Court; and In front, and on the left of the Chair, far the Diplomatic tcrps. * embers eleot and ex-members of Congress will occupy tbe circular lobby. Ail others entitled nnder tbi* arrangement to admission will oooupy the eastern lobby. The eastern gallery will be oectipled by other olti ens. who will be admitted by the outside northeastern door only The circular gallery will be reserved entirely for ladies, abo unattended by gentlemen, will enter tbe Capitol from tbe terrace, by tbe principal western door, ad be eondnoted to tbe tetunda and gllery. Officers of tbe army, navy, and murine corps, not ntitled to admission on tbe floor of the Semite by tbls arrangement, bnt who appear in uniform, will be ad entrance to the Capital, cxucpt those to bt> opened nnd-r this arrangement, wi1 be kept closed. The 8euate will assemble at 11 o'clock. The oath ol office will be administered to members elect bj tbe rremdrEt pro tempore of the Senate The Diplomatic Corps, with tbe Judges of the Supreme Court, will tiller the Senate Chamber a few minutes before the Vice President elect The Vice President elect, and the ex Vice President, Will enter at bulf past. 11 o'cl-ok with the Committee of Arraagenonts. and be conduoted by thvm to their respective chairs The oath will be administered to the Vice President elect by the President pro tempore. The PreMdtnt elect, ar.il ex President, will arrive at quar'er before 12 o'clvok, be met by the Committee of Arrangements at the entrance, a n J bo oonduoted to the seate prepared for them In tlie Senate chamber. At twelve o'clock tbose assembled en the floor of the Senate, wilt proceed to the Eastern Foztioo of the Capitol in the following order : Tbe Marshal of the District of Columbia. The Supreme Court of the Unitod States. The Sergeant at Arms of the Senate. The Committee of Arrangements The President elect and ex-President. The Vice President, ex-Vice President, and Secretary Of the Seoate. 1 he Members of tbe Senate. T he Diplomatic Corps. The Majors of 'Washington and Georgetown, and the other persons admitted on the floor of the Senate. On reaching the front of tbe Porilco, tbe President elect end chief Justice will take the seats provided for them. The ex President, the Committee of Arrangements, and the Associate Josvieee of tbe Supreme Court, will occupy a position several feut in the rear of the President elect and Chief Justice l'ha Vice President, ex-Vice Presidents, Secretary, and Members of the Senate, will occupy parallel lined next Id rear. Tbe Dtplomatle Corps will occupy the next position; and the space immediately in their rear Is assigned to the late Speaker, Clerk and Members of tbe House of llepresentstlses, and Membsrs elect of the House. The ladies, and euoh persons as by the rules of the Senate and arrangements of the Committee are enumerated in the preoeding programme, will occupy the steps and the residue of the portico. On theeonoiuslon of the Address, the oath of office will be administered to the President of tbe U nited States by the Chief Justice; after wnioh the Members of tbe Senate, preceded by the Vice President, Secretary and Sergeanc-at-Anns, will return to the Senate Chamber. The Sergeant-at-Armi or'the Sonats Is charged with the execution ef these arrangiments; and, with the Marshal of the District of (.olumbia, aided by the polios of the Capitol, is charged with the preservation of eider. All carriages and horses will bt excluded frrsa the Capitol tquare, whether In tbe use of the military or otherwise. There arrangements have been made with the desire, that the gieatest possible arcemtnodation be given to the people to witness tbe ceremonies. The arrangements within the Capitol were, from necessity, formed with reference to the limited capacity of the Senate Chunkir; and those for the exterior were deemed moit spprnpuate. with a view of afford!Dg the assemMed multitude an opportunity of witnessing the I naugnration. At ten o'clock, your reporters were at the capital. it was already surrounded by a multitude oi thousands ot people, ot all ages and sexes,find Irom nil quarters ot the Union. By dint ot climbing up along tii*? railing ol tar narrow at airway, through and over the heads of the crowd, we reached tne door of the reporters' gallery, aud were admitted on condition of pleading the ingress of a detach* tmnt ol strangers who blocked up the gate. The scene in the semi-circular gallery was interesting in the extreme. It was exclusively occupied by Indus, presenting all the colors ol the rainbow in their gay attire, snd warbling like a (lock ol robins in uu orchard ol cheny trees. The square gallery behind the reporters was packed to its capacity wuh the sovereigns. On the lloorot the clumber below, the Senators were crowded to the outer circle ol scHts, the members of the Home occupying the space outside the bar usually appropriated to lobby members. A number ol ex-members, urmy officers, <.Vc , were intermixed among them. The area immediately in front ol the Secretary's table was left vacant lor the distinguished officials, as designated in the programme. At live minutes past 12 o'clock, the Secretary of the Senate rapped his hammer upon the table, and the ilev. Henry Sljcer, chaplain of the Senate, delivered the following PRAYER. Father, Son, and Iloly Spirit, the ever living and blcsisd llod : wo presume to come lore thy presume* with (Jt-ep humiliation, love, and gratitude, and fervent thanksgiving Wo bless Thee forte* number'.ri favors wtta whien toon host crowned aud crowded cur existent*, personally and Individually. We bless Thee for tbo distinguished advantages and unmistakable marks of heavenly kindness extended towards u* m a nation. We Meee'Thce tbat In the hour of oppression, la the hoar ol distress, when our fathers were ealled to endure thetn. tbou didit make manliest " that the race 1* not 10 the swift nor the ba.tle to the strong," but that they sooneed whom Ood approves. And we bless Thee, that after the trials and strn.tgles of the revolution, our peoplo wrre permitted, true trom oppression. to constitute free and Independent con'edcrattd States, and to adopt; rui-h constitutional forms of republican government, as should promote the greatest possible good to tli* greatest p ix-ibia number. And ** bless Thee, tlint from the foundation i f tba government to this hour. Thy smiles have been tipm ns ned Then ha?r. not dealt o klnaly with soy ptopls as Then hast wi?b the highly fuversa peopl* of this great country. And weblv-es Thto, that the sublime spectacle has I si n prsisuted ol twenty millions of people holding < hen e lection, stsadiiy and int.sllicnutjy, and, when die re?clt was ascertained, the ctnntry settling down lu quiet and cheerful submission. In o"?e.jien ?* to the Seoinlnn of the majority of the vot rs. And we bless - hoe that Thou hast pro-ervod tbo lives ci the retiring Pveatdeut and Vice President of the V at ted States and brought the Incoming Pz -sldsbt and Vice President in slaty to the neat of the general government. We i-tay'hat thy hlfsrlnir may oome du*n on all In aniv-r'ty, la t->tb branches of the National Legislature, ?. jits chiv f executive i fli ;i r* of Ibr gevi-romtnt,aud ibs jbaioiary of the country and 'n all time to come g.ve wirdom to direct thai in all thing*,ihy nsmemay be glotlfled. end the hs*t ir.ierost* of the nation aivacas-1 a We pray t?v blessing on all the nations of the earth, and in the conlllct or opinion now going on, grant that tue rr-ut. rosy !>? civil freedom and rell\ gtous liberty to all natlous. Vlay the presiding officer * end men.la-re < f this body h* blessed In ult their lateport* and relations; and oh. Ood ' grant prosperity' And at the end of mi* moit vl pilgrimage. brlog ns to *tssl?''?riu --"Of ' te saints In'lrh'.'' Amen. Mr .'vdi.N 1 .tw ?lli n d .i r, Ailu ion tii" M?. E NE M< Atchison, ol Missouri, be elected President pro ttm ot the Senaje. Agreed to Mr. Dieses designated Mr. Davis and Mr. Bcntonj to conduct Mr. Atchison to the chair. The following Senators, whose term of office begius to-day, "were then qualified severally, and took their seats:? J??? A. Pearee, of Maryland; William lTpham, Vermort; Geo. E Badger, North Carolina; Jamea Coopor" Pennsylvania ; Andrew P. Bailer. South Caroline ; John Borand. Arkantaa; Iaaao D. Walker, Wisconsin; Augustus C. Dodge, Iowa; Will ism H. Seward. Nsw Yirk; Jarkton Morion. Florida. William C. Dawaon, Oeogla ; Moses Norrls. Jr , New Hampshire ; Jam- a C, Wb'teemb. Indiana: Pierre Soule. Louisiana: Truman Smith. Connecticut (Credential* presented this mornleg by Mr. Baldwin, and read ) When the name of James Shields, of Illinois, was called, Mr. Walker offered a resolution, rcfernn^ his credeuuula to the Committee on the Judiciary, with instructions to inquire into his eligibility to a scut in the Senate. Mr BkKRiro?I hope the proceedings of the day will not be interfered with by the discussion which this subject will necessarily elicit; and, therefore, I move thdt the resolution be postponed till tomorrow. Agreed to. The Supreme Court then came in, in their long bench gowns, Chief Justice Taney bringing up the reur. Next followed the diplomatic corps, headed by the Baron Alexandre de Bodiaco,tlie Russian Plentpoieniiaiy. Next came the Senate Committee of Arrangements. followed by ex Vice-President Dallas, and Mr Fillmore, Vice-President elect Mr. Fillmore took the oath ol office, and then being conducted to the chair by Mr. Dallas, he addressed the Senate as follows:? mr. fillmore's speech. Senators-Never having been honored with a seat on tble floor, and never having acted a* the pres'dlng cflleer of any legislative body, yon will not doubt my sincerity wben I assure you that I assume the ntsponsibile duties of this chair with a conscious want of experience and a just apprehension that I shall often need your frdeM^anggestions, and more uften your indulgent forbearance. I should indeed feel oppressed and disheartened did I not recollect that the Senate la composed of eminent statesmen. equally distinguished for their high Intellectual endowments and their amenity of manners? whose persuasive eloquence is so happily tempered with habitual courtesy as to relieve your presiding offlerr from all tbat would be pa'nful in the dlsoharge of bis duty, and render his position as agreeabls as it must he instructive. Thus eneonrsged and sustained. 1 enter upon the duties assigned me firmly resolved to dieoharge them with la-partiality, and to the best of my ability; bat 1 should do injustice to the grateful emotions of my own heart, if I d*d not, on this occasion, express my warmest thanks gor the diatlnguiehsd honor tbat uas been conferred upon me, in being called by the voice of the na'lon to preside over yonr deliberations. It will net, 1 trust, be deemed inappropriate to congratulate you upon the soene now passing before ue. 1 allude to it in no partisan aepeot, but a* an ever recurring event contemplated by the constitution Compare tbe peaceful changes of Chief Magistrates of this rspnhiio with the recent sanguinary revolutions In F.urope. There, the voioe of the people has only been htard amid the din of arm* and the horrors of domestlo oonvlcts; but here, in our own favored land, under the guidance of our constitution, the resistless will of ths nst.on has, from time to time, been peacefully expressed by tbe free suffrages of the people, and all have bowed in obedient submission to their deoree. The administration which but yesterday wielded the destinies of this great nation, to day quietly yields up its power, and, witbont a murmur, retires from the capital. 1 congratulate jou, Senator*, and I congratulate my country, upon Jthi'Bs oft-recurring and cheering evidences of our capacity for self government. Let us hops tbat tie sublime spectacle which we now witness may be repeated as citen as the people ehall desire a change of rulers, and that this venerated constitution and this glorious t "nicn may endure forever. At five minutes past twelve, the ex-cabinet, headed by Mr. Buchanan, came ru, and were seated within the bar. A pause rf fittt en ininutet occurred, when the Hon. Truman Smith came in, and, as he entered, there were cries ot "there's tiie President," " mere's Uie i'residont," which were suddenly changed into an uproar ot laughter on the discsvery of the mistake. At half-past twelve the President elect, leaning on ihe arm of ex-President Folk, marched up the aisle lo a place near the Vice President, and after some lew words of conversation with Chief Jtisliet Taney, the order of procession, beginning with ihe Marshal of the District, and followed by the Supreme Court, Senute and House Committee of Arrangements, President and Viee President elect, the Cabinet, the Corps Diplomatique, \'c., A c , passed out ot the Senate to the Rotunda, thence to the platform fronting the eastern portico. And here, in front of a multitude numbering probably not less than thirty thousand people, General Taylor delivered his inaugural address, and took the oath of oflice. It was soon over, and then the swarm of soveieigns rent the air with their hearty cheering; and to the pe aling of artillery and the strains of martial music, they immediately were put in motion from Capitol Hill, under a lively snow etcim from the southwest to keep them moist and comfortable. Uiexe were perhaps thousand people in the hcuises and on the line of the avenue to the White House?one mile?who did not go ap to the capitol, but waited to see the return of the procession to toe executive mansion. The procession returned, and at about half-t ast one o'clock Old Zack was duly installed in the White House, with such a muss meeting gathered in front, aw siting admission, as is onlv to be seen on inaugural occasions. When we left, at two o'aiock, ihe pressure was so great as to defy admission to an outsider lor an hour to come. Central Cass was present in the Senate, and actually appeared delighted with the proceedings. When Old Zack was introduced into the Chamber, he was evidently embarrassed ; but he soon recovered himself, and looked over the imposing scene wilh the coolness of an observation of a field of battle. The Piesident had no sooner taken his oath thun it commenced snowing, which at three o'clock is suspended, only, we apprehend, from the heavy and lowering clouds, to be followed by a rainy night. The inauguration day of President Folk was rtiny and most disagreeable; that of General Harrison was cloudy arid cold; and, as well as We remember, that of Mr. Van Duren wound up with a storm. As tar as we can sscerlain, no lile was lost and nn limhv vi prr hrnLtn nmnmr oil fhi> .wufrnmrr multitude during the proceedings of the day. ANOTnKK ACCOrNT. W . sinsQTON, March 5. 1H19?2 I'. M. The inauguration ib over ! " General Zachary Taylor, of Louisiana," has tuken the oath to preserve, protect and delend ttie constitution, and is now duly installed is President of the lnited States! The occasion is a solemn and imjortaat one. May the auspicious manner in which it lias gone off, prove a happy omen ol our continued prosperity end eminence ! At an early hour this morning, the masses h< gun moving; and long belore the hour uppointed for forming the procession, the leading streets were crowded. Several of the houses on the avenue wire handsomely decorated, and the national flag waved in graceful folds in every direction. For hours the hDUKHy and windows were filled with groups of happy fact*. Lverybody (termed determined to enjoy himself; (ohtics were forgotten for once, and a feeling of nl'tifithm whs visible on evrry countenance. As un evidence of the immense numbers uf people, competent jodgeu assort that there are twice ns many frupfris in the city nsw, ne there were at Harrison's lsnuguratien. The pioeersion formed down town, and at 11 o'clock inarched up Fst:e, t to Filtt ruth; thcnco tol'mneylvuniA avenue, to Wiliaid'u lion 1, where the Trreident elect *rs etaying. Alter waiting a lew minutes, the o'd hero mnrle hi? iippearai.ee, HccompRtned by the lu'e Speaker ot the House o! llcprceejitntivr s, Mr. WTnihrop, and the Mayor of the city, Mr. Sr<ton, (editor ot the Nitirmal Inttiligrncrr.) and t< ok hi? scat in n barouche drawn l>v four white horses, lie was dressed in citizen's clothe#, and had a cloak wrapped tuoiind hi m. His npju ?ranee wus ll.e signal tor the ino^t enthasii'St.c t beers from the thousands gathered in Iror.t rf the hw?*l. Ti e pii cession then again formed, and pi' (ceded down ihe uvmue in ihe following cider i- IlTirJ W?narlt, f>i| . Mar*ha1-tn Chief support 4 on earh PM by -MUs. A fpitnilirt Troop or Horne, di<I i the tnraaun4 ef Col. , tf Maryland. Band. Th? Washington '.mi In. Tbw lude pem.'ant (Iri)i. Rami The Ealtlniura Sharp shootirt. The Oi.rrgstewii liters. Vnrlee n?nd 'it.r t slllli si I as I. in m h .? a. r).e Ar ** o by f.'iir ?. ... i.M.n ?? l It II* a ?? >' ? It, V|,f. W YO 3RHING EDITION?TH ebels; on bit right by the United St a tot Marshal of the District of Columbia, and bin Deputies. The Suite of the President Klsot. Band. Officers and Soldlera of the Rerolutlouary War. Offlotia and Soldlera of the War of 1812. The Defender* of Baltimore. Officers and Soldlera of tha Florida and Maxiean Wars. The Corporate Authorities of Waahlogton and Georgetown The Rough and Ready Clubs of the City and Connty of Alexandria. Virginia. Rough and Ilrady Clubs af Fairfax County, Virginia. Rough and Ready Clubs of Baltimore, Maryland Rough and Ready Clubs of Priuee George's and Montgomery Counties, Maryland. Rough and Ready Club of Georgetown, 1). C. The Whig Committee of '76, and Central Rough and Ready Club of Washington The Temperance Aaeooiatlona of the District. The Students of Georgetown Col ege. Citizens. The progruwme of arrangements contemplated foreign ministers, Arc , should also lorm in procession; but it wiis found to be a betwr arrangrnnMit for ihese dignitaries to assemble in the Senate chumber, and await there the arrival of the President elect. In thia order, then, and amidst the rolling of drums, and deafening cheers of the people, the procession moved down the avenue till it arrived at the living House, where the ex-President, Mr. Polk, hud taken rooms. The appearance ot the avenue was inaenifieent? the gay colors of the military?the numerous llu?8 llying?the dense mass ot people i acked throughout its entire length of nearly a mile and a hint, presented a scene scarcely, ll ever, equalled. Pennsylvania avenue, it is generally known, is one ot the most beautiful streets in the world, ll is about three tunes the width ol Broadway, New York, and as straight as an arrow The whole procession, and ttie immense multitude was, therefore, spread out as if ou a map before you. Add to this, the crowds ot beautiful women with which every available window and balcony was lilted?the animation which lit up eveiy face, and you have sums idea of the nmguificoi oe of the tubhau. Col. May was conspicuous in the procession. He rode with the troop of dragoons, and his commanding form, lowering full a head and shoulders over those around him, attracted very general attention. lint to return. The procession having arrived at the Irving House, halted, and in a tew minuies Mr. Polk, ex-President, came out and took his seat in the carriage with the President. General Taylor received him with great cordiality, and seated nirn on his right hand?taking himself the left of the carriage. Mr. Polk received three hearty cheers from the crowd. This incident over, the procession then continued its course to the cupitol?incessant cheers accompanying it the whole distance. Whilst the distinguished were preparing to proceed to the Senate chamber, we?not being quite so ceremonious, took a short cut to the " upper house." It was very brilliant, but very hot withal. The gallery was crowded lull of ladies, to whom it was exclusively devoted; and, parpatenlhttit, we would remark (for once forgetting our gallantry, in our veneration tor truth,) that a ciowd ol the "gentler" sex exclusively, is the most hard-hearted in the world. Ladies have no mercy on one another?this is a fixed tact?and the awlul squeezing which we witnessed, almost made our huii stana on end. Never nund, the dear crcutures are not to blame after all?its only a litt.'e human nature. The gallery wus packed so densely, that several ladies tainted. Our colleagues will describe at length the proceedings 111 die Senate, A c , and we wi.l, therefore, merely allude to them. In front of the Secretary's desk, seats were arranged tor the President and Vice President, the ex-President and ex-Vice Presidents. immediately in front, and facing them, w ere seated, on the right, the members of the Supreme Court in their gowns, on their left, the foreign Ministers in their uniforms, and some of them covered with orders. The Senators, ex<x.niitnvu An. fill*.*! ?li#? ri'inn i m\*r ni f h*? rlinmhi>r The cheers outside gave note that the President hud arrived, and everybody was on the tip-toe of e xpretaticn. All at once theie was a cry of " the Tret ident," " the President " Evger heads were Btretched out?conversation was instantly suspended, and every eye was strained towards the door, it was opened, and in marched .Senator Truman Smith! A universal burst of laughter, loud and prolonged, greeted him as soon us the mistake was discovered, and the gentleman from Connecticut made away with himself in the crowd as rapidly as possible. What rendered the incident still more laughable, is the fact that the honorable gentleman is or was a President?of the whig central committee?so there wus some truth in the report, after all. Hie tkirgeant-at-Aims soon after announced, in stentorian accents, "The President and ex-Prestdrnt," and Mr. President Taylor, leaning on the aim of Mr. ex-President Polk, entered the chumbcr. They took their places in the seats allotted to th< m. both being saluted by those immediately near thtm. The President snoke for som# minutes to Chief Justice Taney, and after wards to Judge McLean. The ex-Vice Presidents, Pallas and Johnson, occupied seats beside the President, and the ex-cabinet immediately beyond them. The order of procession to tlie eastern portico of the capital, where the oath Was to be administered, was then called out, and the persona named tooa the J laces assigned them. Notwithstanding the arrangements tiiude by the committee, permitting only certain persons within the cnpitol, the crowd w as tremendous, and it was some time belorethcy could take their places on the portico. The President rend his Inaugural befor- taking the oath, end he appeared to lie deeply allected, and stionply sensible of the responsible position he was i ccupy ing. lie addressed himself principally to the Judiciary and members of Congress, tuiilire his buck partially from the crowd in doing so. This offended seme of thswwnigni highly, who grumbled thereat both loud a ml deeply. At ilie poition where she address alluded to the iniMovement of ear men end harbojo, "loagJoba Went\vortli."el Illinois, as lie is iireverentlv siy!< d, went into ecetaciee, ond whirled lua hut about his head in an aatonuhing manner. au w on as the President hud done read id c, he took the oath, administered to him by the Chief Justice. Mr. Polk then stepped ft rward and congratulated linn ; Mr. Tuney next, then ihe sbinet, \-c. The ladies, tro. insisted on ahaKing hands with the President, all which ordeal he rcry good bumoredly submitted to. The precession then re-formed, and conducted the President to the Executive mansion, where it wrs dismissed. The President received a great number ol visits during the mormrgTo-night lie attends the three Inauguration Kails, going to the Military Hall at Curusi's first; the National next, and ending with ihe grand inauguration Ball at Judiciary eqtmre. Vcur correspondents will furnish you a fall accent, ( of nil these a otitis. Jl, the lillAND INACOl 'ration HAM.. Wa?hi\? ion, March G, lffW. Sell to the inauguration ceremonies, the grand inauguration ball, on Judiciary square, whs the subject of moat murest?moat talked ol?and from which the most was expected previous to its taking place. .The maiiegeia hud sounded its praise frc ni Maine to Florida; it was to have nur; | avsetl every other ball which had ever taken place, I either in the new world orthe old. (Jung*!, whose fr.n.e w as know n to i very body, through the world w ide columns of the JVrw ForA; 1 lent Id, was to be j present. Miller was to provide ihe aupj>er. The r< tiring rooms were to be splendidly roomy?the otter dance was to be admirable. In a word, it w as to be the wendrr of the age; it was tojnirk an epoch in the history of balls. It hi a done f-o ! We say it?and we say it b"!dI;?that the grand inauguration ball, last night, lutpaased every tlii: g of the kiud which was ever attempted. Have patience, good friends, and iiet? n. It, bt foie you arc through, you do not regret }cu wire absent, it proves one ol two thing?; you ate either totally devoid of taste, or we are no jtdce. Trie ball room, be it known, count-ted ol a large I ir e cent Unction, lxl feet long and fiO feet wid?, t.r.d wai- built in such a way as to cotntnantcatc, by nthrlit of steps, to the city hall, in which building were located ihc supper rooms, the cloaking rei m?, and other nrreesrry uddeittht. The ball toi m w ua lilted up with a pood deal ol tio'te. The sues were panelled, the divisions being marked by oiik ai d blue clcth. 1 pon tach panel were rit;Iaynl. eitht r liic arms ? ! a Ftatr, or scenes ui (.tncral Taylor's mihtnry lite. From the eeiling weiesuspendedtwelveUrge chandeliers,calculated to held over a thousand wax Igbts. At the i.Mmiuc end ct the room, toeing the entrance, wsnaiaiBid dais, upon which were placed nine h-ndromely carved mahogany chairs, belonging to the ?nuth?f man Institute, and a nnmher of elegant tnfns. These were int? nb-d for the aoc>mmoda? lios of the President und sniie. The room was nlfo dieorated by a Urge number ofnationxl lings, Ac, urd affiled the elites were r*. led ,'f:.t.? I*r i) ft* v ho jin f? rred in le-il- en in )? ? i i < iv- i it v.. ? ;i'li t 1 ii !' l.t 'irtii'f-' ' RR I :URSDAY MARCH 8, : chumber, a room 80 fret by 50, and it was given out that ilie following article hud been provided : t Pyramid*, feet blph re- 78 Mrnlde of jolly. pi? tenor* a Ira fir, in the 76 Charlotte lua oeatre ef which ii General 16 Querteef Bareroia, lulor on huraebaok, terml- 3D Monldeet biaao mange. 1 ?in fan i|ir?. un the tup Saddlee of eenleen. 01 which 11 n norm ran,pact. 6 Saddle* Sooth Down llot 3 Pyramid* ori Ml,rilled with ton. ei rnucopi* n d Riga the 6 Round* of beef with Jelly, taie* of which nrt templet, 13 Be m> with jelly, tad tciminntiigiunCkitcee 3D Hoaet mrtoji. tficr. 13 Boned torkeya S t-yiemideof enkee, ." >* licet 13 D. ton partridges, high, deeointtl with fbge, S? Beef tontnee.

Bo. 10(1 Q.llnneeteweil oyitori. 18 Pyramids of orarge* ted 12 titlloni pirtled eyatera. gratta. 12U tinieken ealad. i P)nmiii*?f fancy cakc e. llitu French ro It. 12 Lt'ie pyramid* of meats in 30 Pair ennvtii baok duck*. foiuia eon rtd aithjrlly. 12 I argu oyeter paten. CO Galiot t of ice cream in pyia- 1000 Stndwiohea. nuda S Kegs of jtrapea. 12 Cahons water ioea 16 bnien or < rtDgea 10 Gallon Ii omen lucrh. 6 Large pi tea de loi gram 40 ( a li ns Irnxrade. V BueM Is ol lady spplea. 26 Gallon apple uddy. 50 Founds of Preach kist**. Anmher room had been set apart up stairs for the exclusive use ol gmileuirn wlio preferred " more substantial refreshments." We have been thuB particular in describing what was to be, forreauonswhich will be seen herenlter. Let us now Mute our experience ol Una delightful and deli ctuble fete. We ariived at the scene of operations about nine o'clock, and having made our way through the crowd, we handed our tair companion over to the t?nder mercies ol the dressing room, wlulut we proceeded to the gentlemen'* uncloaking apartment Oh, Loid ! aucti a seen* ! Picture to jour imagination, dear reader, ifyou can, a small room, say U n feet by sixteen, and only about a th rd open tor grntb men, the balance being occupied by two white men and a logger, crowded with some two hundred persons, all anxious tu presa forward and get tickets for their clothes. The gentlemen behind the b.^r? that is to Bay the two white men and the nigger aforesaid?were not, however, to be hurritd into any unseemly haute in the matter. One would curtlully piu on a ticket; the Becond would then hand the owner a duplicate ol the number, and the gentleman from Africa occupied himselt by leisurely putung the garment awuy This deliberate procidure occupied, ?av, on an average, ten minutes lor each individual; some gentlemen being obliged to wait lor two hours Irefore they could get their tickets, while others, despairing ol their tuinscver coming, threw their cloaks, coats, huts and umbrellas in a corner, to take their lute. Well, so far, the circumstances were not. very auspicious; but, aever mind; there's the elegant bull-room, and that splendid supper, that will make am- nek- for all. Having with some difficulty got possession again ol our companion, we arrived at the en'ranc- to the ball-rn m. Such a splendid scene we never brf re bthcld Throughout its entire length it was densely crowded, nearly two-thirds of those present being ludies. They were endeavo- ing to nrouiernde about to ihe exquisite music of Ouug'l. It was a work of great difficulty, so many were there. We do not believe there was ever belorc such 11 collection of beaut it ul and elegantly dreBsed women in one room. The wax-lights displayed the spaiklmg ot thousands of d-umonds. All the foreign )egali< ns were present, some of them glittering wnh jewels und covered with orders. Mrs fU disco, tlie wile ol the Russian Minister, was magnificently dresi-ed in white satm, embroidered Willi gold; over this wua a crimson velvet tunic witn trt in, nlno embroidered with gold and studded w iili dismonds. ller head-dress was of crimson velvet, blazing w ith jewels. We nelieve tins is the same dress w hich she wore when presented to the Czar. Mr. Bodtsco's uniform was also elaborately elegant. Hie other ladies were dressed in hall costume, the Rust-tun Minister's lady wearing the en'y ceuit dress in the room. Some spasmodic effort3 were made to get up a set ot quadrilles, which measurably succeeded, although at the risk ot the lives of those concerned, not to say anything ot the toes smashed anil dresses toin. A wuliz and a polka or two succeeded, the great difficulty being the trial bow 6mall a si ace it could be done in. Crush ! "Heavens! what's the matter!" " On, it's only the contact of j a lady, wkirled with all the enthusiasm which the iini/.y wan/ ana i rungra music cnmuuieo inspires, aguim-l an untortuoute wight who was in the way.' " Oh, my poor fan ! it's Ulllthcd to pieces !" " Dear nie, there goes halt my nkirt!" ? h'or Heaven's sake, sir. stop a moment, you're pulling that lady's hind oil!" " Whera's my bracelet ! " There goes my bouquet!" Arc., Arc. '-Ain't it delightlufi" " What! you thinlt it too crowded f. Ob, that's n grrnd mirtnhe, my dear tellnvr ; and even it it is, just remember that splendid supper we're to have by and by." And here let us give the programme ol music selected ;? ( rand March?" Warrior's .Toy'' Gung'l. 1. Quadrille?" Inauguration " Composed tor this occasion, and dedicated to Mrs. Gen. Taylor Gung'l. X QuediUle? hrom Auber'a grand Opera, " Ls pa t du liable" .Strauw. P. 'Waits?" Pes' her'' I.aanrr. 4. Quadrille?"Iledoute" Strauss. .1. I'olka - Hor.eh and Heady". . Gung'l. tl. Qcalrille?"Haute Voles"'... Strauss. 7. Qnedrtllr?"New Vork" Gung'l. 8. Wa.tz -"Ilreems on the Ocean " Compered for this eccaeion. and dedioated to Mrs. Col. Bliss Gung'l. 6. Quadrille?"Jubilee' Strauss. 10. Wal's-' Illustrated" Gung'l. 11. Quamllle-" Martha" Strauis. 12. Quadrille?"Sylvan hairies ' Gung'l, 13. Gallopade?"Away with Grief" Gung'l. 14 Waltz?"Hays of Hope ' I-anner 15. Pi Iks- 1 Vagabond" Gung'l. 10. Quadrille?' Muses" Strauss. 17 Qnadtil!*?"F.lite' Onng'l. 18 Walts?''Wand* r Lieder" Gung'l. 10 Quadillle?"Stradella" Strauss. SiO. foika- "Hyacinth" Gung'l. 21. Quadrille? "Inauguration" Gung'l. 23. Walts-"Sounds from tho Moldow" Sirause. 23. Quadrille-' Gipsy" Strauss. 24. W alts-'Soldier's Feast" I.aaner. 25. Quadrille- "Pickpocket" Cnzant. 26. Walts?"Narrsgansett" Gung'l. At half-i a*t t< n it was announced that the President hail aimed, and was about to enter the room. With the greatest difficulty a passage was made trom one tnd to the other, and in a minute afterw&tfls (lenfttd Taylor, Kaning on the arm of the Mayor, made his appearance, bowing on each side till be rt ached ihe platform at the extreme end.? We Htati d that ihib wae intended tor the accommodation ol tl e President and suite; but alus for human intenlio.is! the ludi< a hud taRen possession ol it, and even the hero ot Httena Viftn could not dislodge them. At length about a toot square of standing room was vouchsafed him. Upon his entrance, the band played "< lenertil Taylor's < Irand Triumphal March," composed for the occasion, ai d dedicated to the President, by (runu'l. Nine cluers were given with a will by the company, the ludiea joining tluir sweet vo.ces in tne siiotu, waiving their handkerchiefs, and darting killing lilancpn (at the old General. He ncrmnl greatly pleased at In- reception, nnd bowed his tbunks repeatedly. He looked better than usual. A gr< at number of ladies were then presented. Mr l?uchnnnn mid his reelects to the President, and introduced some ladies. "Ah, Mr. iluchunari, you also jitk cut the prettictt ladies," suid the Gen* eial, gallantly. " Why, the truth is," was the equally gallant reply, " I know that your taste and mitielfme in that rifted. What a number of I biaatilul women iliere is here to night!" "Yes; 1 have been so long amongst Indian Hand Mexicans, Mint I ran scarcity contain myself, surrounded as I now atii by so many iovily women !" After a elu ri time, ihe President left his position and pn iinMuled rouud the room, lie wus then crnauited to tl.e suppc r room, where he partook of some refreshment. He alterwurds returned to j the ball room, where lie remained till part 12 o'clock, api art fitly very nnieh pleased and amused. 'J he \ ice Prraioent, aiter the President bud left tl.e platform, trok Ins place, and received three L'sity cheers. Several ladi s wore then preceded to h:in. Colt Del and Mrs Klims visited the ball room, but did no it main vi i> long. In the meantime, the attempts at dancing wen; kept up with great spirit Tors wire vigorously trcd ujtn?drtsfe" were indus triously torn?tans continued to be mi ashed, bracelets to be broken nrdfloft; Indit e eve ry row and then to fatni, A c. 1 b, it was di li&httu'f " Whv, what the devil have you bun shout- t:y:rg to tiAe u wax can of your ccat, have y n I" " By George ! my coat's ruined with there i!--d etinales!" and, looking up, sure ( in nth, trom almost evrry candle could be seen an eii pet t nri i in ol melted errc.-e gently distributing its favoraon those below. Where such candles were procured ve don't know; but it was the c? i eisl impression they were pri -ented to the ball by ei me dty goods merchant, and a capital sitfculation it willtnin ml. Tat let ns go to the anppei room ; we are almost tsmnl.ed alter our exertions. Arrived in the hall leading to it, what is our dismay to liud that ladies tilone, r nncc< mpnoied, are permitted to enter the esrieo portals ! Where in the world such an arrr.rgin.ent spr ing l om, we can't imagine. Can ill* tl* t t| e ii anepi is nri s?>nerveii*ly etrruMrr to ! < li i hi.|s b' 'leci fair li' ?, 'Sat i > v ? r?-1? h> .1 i i in ct i? . c b. tl , . ? !, i i! ,n % [ERA 1849. ly go into the room to see the gsod things t Yet I that cannot be, lor there is anything but courtesy ! dt?|>la)nl. Hude oidrrsto stand back salute the i ear ou eveiy side, and the gentlemen with rosettes i are posliirg about as vigorously as any one. Such ' a crowd?such jamming 1 The stairs running up j on either aide ot the hall are crowded with people. | "Make way, aad bed? d to you, lor that lady t" j "What a humbug!" "Three cheers?hurra ! i hurra ! hurra !" "Ten dollars a ticket, and almost I starved!" "Ha! ha! ha!" "For Hod's sake, i give way, penile mm; here's a lady tainted!" | " Oh, sir! you are crushing me to deatti!" " U. g ten thousuud pardons, madam ; but the fact is? i Hello! you, sir, that's my coot you re tugging at!" "Very soriy, indeed?" "Three cheers tor the : humbug!" "Three groans for the managers! i Oh ! oh ! oh !" " For the love of Heaven, sir, tell us where we can get something to eat! "Up stairs! lots ot prog!" Up we went, a friend tugging at our arm through the crowd, to get a tumult- ! ful with us. We rashtd into the room. "Any thing to eat 1" " Yes, sir; lots of turkey over there!" We rushed forward to the place tndi- | cated, and sow?what, think you!?the skeleton of some kind of fowl, with not as much | meat lelt on as would furnish a lunch for a ! chamelioB, and at feast fitty hungry looking j mortals tugging nt it! Don't laugh at our predicament, good friends, it ye love us?lor, stri- ' ously, we asrure you it was no laughing matter.? ' In vutn we proceeded on voyages of discovery to ! the d<flerent tables; the skeleton was the only { loot! in the room, at.d even it was rapidly dts<p- j peating?that is, its bi nes There were we, who, I but s moment btfore, had been, in expectation, raited to the ninth heuven, utterly prostrated by th#? hlfiW- Wp uml niir(!on.iHi?n II I* W were in a most perilous condition. In the midst , of a Christian community we were literally atarvinp to death, and nothing wherewith to sustain pinking human nature but champagne and cigars. But why dwell upon our suflenngs ? why harrow up your gentle feelings with the recital ? We descended to the ball room, and endeavored, with Spartan fortitude, to foiget we were hungry. The room hud, by this time, somewhat thinned, ! although it was still very much crowded, and the heat was intolerable. One of the foreign ministers or attach fa, we could not learn which, fainted in going up the stairs from the bull room, lie tell , backwards, but was, fortunately, caught, and thus , saved in m being hurt. Dancing was kept up with great spirit till a lute or rutber early hour. I Some adventurous spirits made their way into ! the supper room about two o'clock. From their report there was little lost by being excluded there- i from. There wus then nothing to eat but some stewed oysters, about us palutableas sole leather; | bod >ce cream; and till worse attendance. Mr. Miller has reaped undying fame by the occasion. The ladies' Hiid the gentlemen's cloaking rooms were the scenes of the greatest disorder. In the form r not a thing could be found in its place. I C'losks, shawls, bonnets, <Vc. were promiscuously ; thrown in heaps by the attendants, and hours I were soent in fruitless attempts to recover thtrn. , Many ludies, indeed, gave up the seurch as fruitIces, and went home without a single tiling but their ball drestrs. Here again the management w as shameful. The gentlemen's room, it possible, w as worse. >10 withstanding that eo much time had been spent in ticketing tne articles, nothing could he found The !' flows who hail taken ( herge of the things were completely bewildered. When we got there, all the good coats, hats, and I umbrellas, had been gone at least an hour, and the attempt to get the proper articles was given up ! as useless. Hals weie tried 011, and if they fitted ' it was all right; n coat was a coat, and seized ! accordingly; umbrellas, proverbially public pro- 1 petty, weie picked up without even looking at | them. As to overshoes, they were abandoned to tkeir fate. Time ended the grand national Inauguration Ball. It is a pity the arrangements were not better carried out; but still allowances must be made. There were at least five thousand persons pres nt, at d the manager*, perhaps not very aufait, under any circumeturces, were overwhelmed by the crowd From all that we could see, thrrre was not accommodation for five hundred gueets, much less five thousand. It's all over now, however, nod ibeie is no me in being too critical. It there had been be t'rr arrangements, even in thecloaK rooms, it would bnvc been of great advantage. Every ifnng pasted eff plcnsontfy, and if there was no great eh gHnce in the detail, there was plenty of fun! City Intelligence. Tiik choi.sk a.?The oholeta baa again made its appearance at (Quarantine, bating b1 en brought there by tbe ship Liverpool, which vessel lost forty of hex passenger* coming ent, and has now on board nine persons tick, of tbn same disease. Dr Whiting, at (Quaxantlne. pi on ounces the disease Asiatio cholera; and ine utmost precnuwuii win u? gojriuu in oruer iopr?- i vent, if possible, the spreading of the malady. If. however, it should be found necessary to take any epoelal j measures. the Sanitary Committee will again commence I holding regular meetings, and the authorltiee will exert thi mcelvss to keep the plague away from thj city | Meantime, what a condition ie our city in to receive j the viait of this malignant disease! With streets | tilled with decaying garbage and rubbish ol? < every descriptionwith our town full of emigiant paupers; and the hands of the Commissioners of Emigration tied, In a measure, so as to prevent their effeotnaliy performing the duties which it was intended they ehould aoeomp'lsh-with wsrm weather apprcaching, what ean we expect b it that dlsense would spread if it once got a freehold ? In the aame of humanity, are not our legislators?tbo?e of 'he city, as weli as those who attend to the affa'rs of the State, at Albany?going to do something to aid in staving.cn the threatened peBtilsnce ? The osmm'srieneiebave about 3,010 pauper emigrants new looking te them for aid) and they, in their turn, look to the Lrglsuture. Bolu Brin-i uv and Attami ti e Ml'Rdkk.?A ruost audacious burglary and attempt to murder was committed at an early boar on luesday morning, at lift < rosby street Mr Orlando Moore, who resides at trio above place, had been out latirthan u-ual. and had just entered his own premises through the front dour, when be dlscoveied that the hall lamp wai out. This be thought a singular circumstance as the lamp usually lurntd *11 night. Mr M. had not closed the door when he received ailolent blow on the head, with a heavy Instrument; tbls felled him to the floor nod stunned htm On the instant, recovering his senses, lie felt lor his pnelirt, In which he carried a revolting pistol; but he new found that he had fallen on his right sloe, and his pistol was under him Before he could u.ove himself so as to reach iris weapon bo wuh struck again and again cnihe head, receiving from the rullian six or eight htavy blows. As soon as he could Una hi* voice he tailed ror help, and his wife came to his assist! ar.ro; but the villain had fled. A physician was called, who found several seTerv goehes on his patient's head, any one of which would probably hate proved fatal if it had fallen riiewheie than on that part of the sknll most capable of resistance. The bleeding was profnte, j > nt Mrmn ia now rnmfnrt a.hl? antl will nrohaMv recover. On examining the house it ?u discovered tint the burglar bad ransacked the basement, aad ; hud tied tip tor transportation a silver fralt bAsket and , a bunch ol eigars. i'he fruit basket was dona up in a while canibric handkerchief. on which was no name i or other n>aik by which to identify tbe ewnar. Moat . ol tba plate waa safely locked up in another part af lha I home. Tbe burglar also left behind him the inatrnnirnl with wblch the savage blows were inflicted. It 1 waa an r< n I armrre than afootlorg. hating a claw at one tldi an Implement similar to those which dry goods merchants employ to open boxes, but which is ktrwn to the br.uee breaking fraternity by tba name of a l;lnmay." and Is used by them in prying open dow# end windows It la a natter of wonder tnnt death did net ansae from the ssrloiie blows whteh were dealt by this wicked Instrument. The buiglar escaped, aid no rei able nius Is In possession of ths pallet, by which to identify bim. Messrs Reiyra fc Co, of the ' ii. tlrper del t police, were called to view the work worn mplhhtd by the murderous rascal, and will use their et(Haters to ferret out the depredator. Pen.iso or tiik 8rr.*Msinr Fai.rew.?This beautiful cruft and exoellent sua boat satis to day for Chagree, da ( harieaton, Savannah, Havana and New Or1< ats. 8his Lit s< it.?The packet ship Constellation will i be Uunebed Item the ship yard, at the faag or Seventh sneet. E. R , on Saturday morning next, at ten o'clock This beautiful ship la 1 #01 tons burthen, v es hmlt by Wasteivi it and Mackay. and is to run in K Kei loit'a line of New York and I.lverpool packets. She will he commanded by Capt Jan. C. i-uoe, late o< n maridi i o: the ship John K. Sklddy. Tiiv. II1.1 tow Rii m.?Two steamboats. the Columbia end the Norwich, have triad the navigation of the In dent! t>l:k'n a day cr two The Columbia got three nulls ab< ?e Wert ftlnt, hut broke her wheels on lbs re 'J I a fltiwlch breka her aranks. Both beats had to lay i p ur repairs Oersisii or tiix Aaicaicav Ait Fviow.?The pel atIrgs pt rrhand by tbe American Ait I nlon, to be dlatr.buti d hy lot among the membt ra, at ibe annual mriiirgia Dacamber lext. are now arraaged wpea tl e aalis of t? e gallery ol the t'nlr n. and the managed.i nt opened lbs oners to a number of Invited guests ( )a?t cfffii g Tie room, as Ira walla are now llnnd, . Ink beautiful. Tb?rsMe 4fl palii'lngc h-l"n*?ng tc 11. > rr i (< ti,' a 9d V.I which hues h"rf) ,| 'iM.. i i ]i a ejl> iiiiit'i tj ll'ir 1 " i' i- I i ? i? I 1 LD. ' ' ! TWO CENTS. j collection, ofoourso.eome piece* of work which ptaaoM great merit, and ?b? which are not very ea'aabl*. We may allude to the pnlrtlng? In detail hereafter. The Institution la held In high esteem by ear cttiune, end with fair management, win be of great me aa a mease of enoonreK'ng a lore of the fine arte. New Vote Hutork-al 8ociktt?At the laet meeting of thle ?ooiety, whiob wa? held at their roeme. on Tueeday eeeninr, Vr. Moore, the treasurer and librarian, read, among other pepere. a report from o< mmlttee ot the Assembly of the New York Legislature, which Is highly faroreble to the elding the project of bulldlsg a flre-proot halldlog for tho Society's library. The President of the United States. General Z Taylor, pripoMdw i member of the A number of ptea* nt* were ? knowledge!, consisting of chart* manuscript*, no. and tbe usual business of tha nieeitrg was reguatly transacted. Anoi lit* New Bkll ioi tni Crrr Hil l..?Tha MV fir* a srm bell, cast for tbe City Hall tower, at Menelay'e foundry. Troy. ba? arrived. and la aoir standing , on ?Mds In th? rear of tha Hall Tha Wright of tha now bell it lo.tuil pound* It will b? retard to IW plaea la the towir a* roon a* the old b*ll eaa bo removed? probably today Tbla will b* good nrw* to the Inhabitant* of t he lower part of the i-Uy, whose aara have been pained by tbn round of the eraokrd affair, whleh b?? tolled out dlroordant alarm to but little purpose lor some months pa*t. Kclimk ok the Moon ?The moon will ha partly eclipsed tit* evening, iicd. If the luminary la visible, maybe obrerved, aa foiiews : Moon rises at 6b. 60m., aollpee begin* at 6n 9?in., mtdd'n of the eclipse ih. 69m . and 01 eclipse 9b.'i9tn. At tha time of tha greatcat ehscurity, 6" olio of the moon will be shadowed by the earth. Ohmui'i Licenses.? The city government received $0 tOO a* lieeiite money for tha 370 omntbuaaaa whleh iravcrae our at re at a. Mvuraeiuiii.- Mr Jamaa H. Uulbeok, of New Dorbum, New Jerrey, left hla re'idenoa ou tha 98th alt, to come totkle alty lie bud witb him a quantity of boots and (hot a, and was aeen gi lug an board the Canalatreallariy boat at iloboam oo that day, but since then ao clue ran be bud to bis whereabout!, or what baa bt e< me of Llui. He baa left a wife and large family, in gieat dlatra'* at bis abaeaor. He la of a light rompii ainn about 16 j eara of age, and atanda ebJUt b feat i)g lucbe* high A< cidknts. Death, ani> Naukow Kn trti ?A lad, 19 year* of age. uamed John Utnn m wboae parents rertdsin Walker street, waft playing in an unfinished build'Dg In Oraege airart. on l u-*day. when he waa scolds niul.y muck c.n the head by a falling plank.? He war not thcuwht to be grsstly Injured at tno tim* ot the aoutdeat, but in the nlgnt be began to complain. at<J at 4 o'clock yesterday meruit g he died. An old u un n.mnJ hdwin Mace, fell on a sidewalk In ibe Ninth ward on Tuesday night, and out bin bead severely. A suigton was railed, wbe sewed up the wound and the u.au w a* *ent boica by the police. Chat lei Ucldm a young man fall lot?tha water at feck slip yerteiday aiorniug.auil would probably have bten drowatd, but lor the timely aid of policemen Davison and Byrne*. Unknown Woman koi.'nd Dnownkd?Tha Corona? held un ii i|Deat y esterday at th? aim* house yard, on iba body of an unknown woman auptrmtlya native ofOermuny. Tha body was found Heating In tha wa'er, at tha foot cf Maiket street; *h? was dressed In a striped calico dress, straw bonnet witb maroon colored trimmings. and check apron eoarsn linen eheml?e, wit h tt a letter* K 11 , No H. marked on tha bo*om; also, acollrn stocking*. She ban been in tbo water a long lima, a* the lle-h wa*,aearly all off bar face, and her bnn?s lor cog their way through ber flesh. Tbn dictated, from wppe arunne*. seemed to be about 80 years ef age. Vet diet,found drowned Aociiikntai. piaih?The coroner held an Inquest ytsteruay at 13'i Walker street on the body of a b >y aged 11 years, by tbe name of John liamou, who rams to bis deal b by being accidentally arrack on tho bedy with a heavy plank of wood aiu*log ouch severe bi diiy injuries that he died In a few hours after be wae taken heme. A verdict was rvndf rd according to tha above facts. 1'ollre Intelligence. Chargr of Hr< jury ? OWloer Van Nostrand, of tha lower police, at rested yesterday a man by the noma of Keuben 11. Towner on a wariant Issued by Juatloa Or koine, wbrri.'lu ho stabds obarg*d with (wearing j.iituj id a sun, brought oy i noma* rrarer. or ma. 'is ferry sireet, agmn-t the comp'ainant in the Court of Common Pleas Id Deoember laat It appears from thw sflUlevlis on file at the Police Court, that To?iir, in April last, purma ed from Krarier two lota of be laws leather amounting to several hundred doiiare, and for eaeb lot To* in r gave blr note at four munths. and the property war delite ed accordingly. On the tlret note becoming due, T'wner paid it. but the boo >nd net*, smsuntlng to f.187 t7. be allowed to be protested for noB-pa)Di>-nt Mr. Kratler. lo order to enfbrow a payment. laatltuted a suit in theCourt of Cummin Pieaa. Id the course of tbli trial. Towner l? alleged to hare bwo'd that the oote In question was obam-d from bina by fraud; tbat no value bad been rucoived for the net*. At ible entering war material to tbe anil at Issue, and I* alleged to be fali-e. as a valuable consideration wan gi'od for ibe Bote, therefore Ju tine Oiborce Issued bia watrant for tbe aireat of Ti woer en tbe charge of forgery. The aornred gave tbe umountrequlrod flOflO, ball, lor bis appearance to answer, and waa releae-d from euttidy Violent dkwult.? A man by the name of Martin McLaughlin we* arretted yeswiay by ofllc*r Cost-llo <*u a charge ot violently assaulting llmr* SgervUlag* witta a loaded pistil and ihreatenlng to shoot him. Che aroused was he <1 to ball by Justice Osborne to ant wee the charge at couit. Snpieme Court?tie tie ral Term. Present J unices Jones, Kdmouda and lluribut Mabim 7 ?Cause No. 1, which was called yesterday, la still under argument. Motions tc-n ort? w (tbls day.) Clicult Court. Befote Judge ivlwarda. Vinni 7 ?Two inquests wexe tahen in thie ?ourt, no olLvr basluess being ready Superior Court. Present all tbe Judges. Mall' tl 7.?Tbe cause ot Htody I'l (6? Mayor fx. of Sew Votk, le atill utder argument lo this court. Court Csleiiiiiir?'i tils llty. Pilci'iT Cover?UN, 41. 40,47 48. 4?. AO, 61. 62 6-1, 64.66 60, 67. 663. 60. 611, to 07 inclusive llon.no* Pi has-1st Part?11, 31, 36. 43. 46, 47 51,63,66,67, 61', 61, 63, 06. 2d Part-62, 64. ??, 08, TO, 72 74, 7 8, "3, 60, 63. Pmi.aDKi.rHiA, Pa., March 6,1811). Jam i a Gohdoh Di.kmci t, Esq :? Sir- Although you disclaim any knowledge of thw aitlclee that have appear* 4 in your paper derogatory to iny character, yet you, aa tbe proprietor, are responsible tor them and their results npon me?which, la o inneet on with otbsr article* in other papers and periodicals, wkie tbe incipleut means of breaking me np in my busltrseatNo 222>i Baltimore street. Baltimore, Maryland, on tbe 24tu of Vlarcb. 1842; aad tbe partis* coucerned stripped me so that I bad botes* dime In tbe world; and trom tbe various foul reports published about me. I bav* been days without lood, aad nights without a place to lay my bead; anil tbe parties havw stolen my oletbes papers, books, and tried to rob me tl my character, wbiob Is dearer than my Ufa?as well a* ibriue attempted to assassinate me, by poison And ihey have three time* lalssly Imprisoned me, as can bo picvfd by tbe records of the courts; aad when tbsy could not drive me to madness, by all of those and many other means, tbey, to accomplish their 8?ndlsli object, clreolated reports tbat I was nraiy?and ere now, men In blgb places pretend to bellow tbat I an ciar.y-In hope* of biding tbelr vliianous eondnct towards me, a tree cltlsen of tbesa United states of America one wht as father died whilst In the service of oar country, under General Jackson, and wboee grandfathers were both under General George Washington, wben be was encamped at Morristown, Nww Jersey; and be, himself, was never designedly guilty of a meua action or any una or description be know* of, up toilets March ii, 1^,0 Say yon, than, why bra yon prrrecutrd a# yon have been ? for there cannot be an rifeot without a cause. Tho plain causa la, I am an b' nsst nag, and I will axpoa* fraud and corruption wherever I Ond It, ba It In a high or a low plana, anions tba ruler* cr the ruled. Iletos tha corrupt persecute, lis about, slander and abase me, as I am prepare ! to prove. Tba article* tbat were published In your paper, were dated 1st. 8d 6th. and 6tb of March, 1411, and signed Roderick. O P., and Sluton by your oortespoudente, of Baltimore. Md , and tbny wore written during the currency excitement ?f that period, whicli Is well known to thousands In Baltimore, as well as other pottle d* of our L'nlon; which was oeissto tba measures 1 Introduced that tared the city from a us ib, and restored n good currency to do business upon as all tbat were there then In the oity can tell ycu. if tbey wlU but speak tba truth. And bad It not been fir what i did, the banks, the broker's offlee*. and the thin plaster shops would bare been burnt down, and tba worst < ffundera wtnld bat# been east Into thw 8sn.ee to make en example to all elm liar characters la onr country, who manage to control the eurr*s?y and bueluess of the community, and thereby control the nntlcn. Knowing Mich to be the Intention of persons, I believing tbat I eould save the city, and the llvea and property of all concerned, I celled the meeting In Moon mint Ffjuare. Baltimore, Md.. on the 35th of February. 1843. end another on the '18th. Also published my views In tbs Baltimore Sun of the .licit, and the bank i (fleers met in the Exchange at 3 o'clock, P. M.onUatday, and made arrangements to resume specie pajnceni*. wblcb wa* all that wa* needed to raetrre a good eorreney and allay the excitement ooaevrnieg the n bbinir of the poor, beeaoaa they were poor? l"ror k'.MI , i3,which Is In direct opposition to the commands of the allwlee Ood, whom 1 momentarily terve. 1 hi n the DEgtnttfnl united to make me a seape/rst of their infinity. after 1 bad exposed my life and rpent my money to save their live* and property. nn>l tbey bate followed as up to this date, and by pe rjury, br.brry. fratd. aid corruption, they bava literally robbed me of the ermforta of life, and ran me into debt ; wheres* I ought to be worth nt least twenty Ihtttiead (H ilar* clear of tbeworlJ, and also been sootier ed in my business as a ho ^k aa! commission merchant, I was at 322>? Baltimore street, or whvrevsc I might have chosen to looate in our country 1 am. tespeetfuHy, 1 onrs, In the troth. JAM' > lt-18 n r?tnv Of v. a I o k I of rbe / v V ' e . I :i ho. 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