Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 18, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 18, 1849 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. RartkwMt comer of Fultoa and Nmmb it*> JAMES GORDON BENNETT, FROI'HIBTOR. THE DAILY HERALD?Three edition., J rent. per copy ?47 per annum. THE MO R NINO EDITION i. publwhod miS o'clock, A. M.. and dintributed before breakf'eh IkoAr.t AbTRRNOON EDITION can be bad of the newebuy* at 1 o'clock; and the .eeond at three o'clock. P.. " THE WEEKLY HERALD, for circulation on in*, ironHnent, i. publithed every Saturday, at flSf cent per copy, or M per annum; for circulation in Europe, and printea ia French and Englieh, n< ii1, rent. per ropy, or $4 per annum-, the latter price to include the railage. ALL LETTERS by mail, for nb.cripHo'^orw^adVertiurmcvtB, to br pott vnti, or tht pottago \M bt tie ^VOLVNTAHY*m<ok RESTONDENCR, portant new. .olicitedfrom any quarter of the aorta, \J meed, will be liberally paid for. NO NOTICE taken oj ononymoui Whatever {.intended for "J"'*"" ^U'iane.e..arUufor by the na <eand addree. of the writer; publication, but aea guaranty of hie good faith. We tantBot return rtifftfd rowitmin ADVERTlh.VESTS, (renewed every morning, and to btpubli.hed in the morning and afternoon edition.,) at oca.on,I hie price.: tc be written at a plain, legible manner; not re.vendible far rrrort in mnnuieript. jEe HERALD ESTAHLISHMENT ie open throughout ^pTtf^TINO of all kind, e .ecuted beautifully, and with de.patch. Order, received at the office. AMUSEMENTS THIS EVENING. BOWERY THEATRE, Bowery.?Otiici.lo?Lis JaBdiNIKBK*?JBnnY I.IHD. BROADWAY THEATRE.Rrokdwty.?Rbkbt IV?Cocenri in OALiroBniA. NATIONAL THEATRE, Clmtlinm Squn.? I.adt or Lronk?Moab in Caiihhnia?Tom adii Jbm>iv. BURTON'S THEATRE, C'lukinbari otraet.?Dombev tin Sun?Socialism. MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway, near Broome.?ChbmTt'i Min?tbbl?. SOCIETY LIBRARY, Broadway?Nbw OiLuna Sebebacbbs. ZOOLOGICAL HALL, Bowery.-YAN Amdwroh fc C MenaceBIB. CHINESE MUSEUM, 6A3 Broadway ? Chinese CuBioei*ibb. MINERVA ROOMS-Mowe. Apbibw.-Maoio isbPiiimiobht. No. 290 BROADWAY.?Coi.. Fbbmont'b Kondeacbipt. Hew York, Wediioiday, April 18,1849. Enropenn Ntwi, Twelve days later intelligence from Europe, by the Europa at Halifax, will be due to-morrow morning. In the meantime, however, the Sarah Sands, with three days later, may arrive at this port. HlgUljr Important from Canada. The news from Canada is deeply important. We refer our readers to our Montreal correspondence, giving an account of the first steps in the organization of a movement that may lead to vast results in those provinces. The tone of the late English journals has convinced the Canadians that the British government will not interfere in the local legislation, nor will the Queen veto the appropriation for the rebellion losses. It is now expected every day that Lord Elgin will return the bill with his signature attached to it. Canada is now in the beginning of a great crisis. SVtatk op Affairs in France?Spasms of thb Soc ialists.?The agitation and effervescence naturally resulting from the conflict of opinion amongst I opposing faction*, in tlie political and philosophical nicnns of the French republic, appear to puzzle some of our wise journalists in these latitudes. In these collisions of adverse sects and parties, certain philosophers, among whom the great mileage reformer is prominent, affect to discern only the omens of coming disaster. They do not seem to understand that this excitement is natural and healthy; that, by and by, the extreme violence of opinion will subside, and a system of peace and order be educed front the chaos. Undoubtedly, the administration of Leuis Napoleon are surrounded by difficulties of considerable magnitude. They came into power at a period when the aspect of affairs was very formidable and threatening. They have, however, thus far sustained themselves with a creditable degree of ability and wisdom. A great deal of the clamor which has been raised against the new administration in France, has pro eoded from the socialists. The leaders and organs of this sect would have us believe that they consume a most influential portion of the French people. If we were to believe the Tribune, socialism is now on the high road to supreme dominion in France. A new correspondent of that journal, M. Jules Lechevalier, writes a flaming account of the triumphant progress of his sect?states that the " army is becoming socialist,"? and throws out sundry oracular hints about some great resolution that is at hand, which will overturn the existing order of things, and establish the principles of socialism for ever, making France a perfect garden of Kden, into which no insinuating serpent will be permitted to intrude. Now, all this is gross exaggeration. The socialists are a most inconsiderable body in France, both in point of numbers and influence. They consist of a few thousands of the lowest class of operatives in Paris and some of the other large cities, numbering altogether, perhaps, four hundred thousand out of the eight millions of voters in France. They are about as important in that republic as the Mormons, or other small sects, who cherish all sorts of vagaries and absurdities, are in the United Stat< a. The gTeat mass of the voters of France are agriculturists, entirely opposed to the tenets of the socialists. The system of socialism, as broached and taught by Fourier, Cabet, (Ireeley, Lechevalier, and others, is a combination of atheism and false philosophy. It presents certain features attractive enough to illiterate and coarse minds ; but it is so full of absurdity, folly, and impiety, that it only excites the abhorrence and pity of those who reverence religion, and rvnlly desire the welfare of their fellow men. The only plan to reform society is to reform the individuals of whom it is corniced, by subjecting each to that salutary process of selfculture and discipline which Christ and his apostles inculcated. Hut the plain, simple, unassuming system of Christianity, to which we owe every thing that is estimable in our civilization, laws. and social arrangements, in not the thing for your cunning fellows, who affect all sort* of eccentricities in order to catch the vulgar and impose upon uneducated minds. These chaps always hare Bonie grand scheme on hand hy which eyeryhody is to he made rich and comfortable, and the world converted into a jmradise. But neither here nor in France can they ever nmount to more than a mall and harmless sect of knaves and silly dreamers. The Nkw Youk Polick andtheronnrrtohtirs GovFH.vMr:"cr Jewels.?The disagreement of the jury in the Criminal Court at Washington, in the case sf Sinister, accused of robbing the Patent Office, has caused a great deal of talk among police circles in this community. Various comments are made upon this singulur result, and particularly upon the fact that the jury stood seven for acquittal and five only for conviction. Kvery body admits that the most incompetent and most incomprehensible mismanagement in the arrest and subsequent proceeding*, lie* *t the foundation of this lame and impotent conclunion. What ought to be done to catch the rest of those rascals, and to pvninh them 1 Ought not the federal government to demand a rigid examination of the New \ ork police, upon their proceedings in this singular mystery 1 Ought not the Mayor of New \ ork to institute an immediate inquiry into this matter, and particularly to ascertain what has become of the chief robber of these jewels?that is Jim Webb, who is the great Mogul of theconcern* It may be remembered that Jirn Webb, Tom Hand, or Shunter, were designated as tbe robbers among the police circlesoftbis metropolis long before either of tbsra was caught. Tbe matter was talked over among the knowing once; but the lirst distinct movement lending to their arreat, wa? made by officer Bowyer, who caught Jim Webb, vre believe, in Jersey City, and brought him over to the Tombs here, where ho was confined for severnl days. Thus far Howyer, the police officer, went to work like a man of common sense; straight ahead, without any mystery, By some mysterious apparatus, however, Webb was taken in hand by other persons, who popped up their heads in various ways, and now it seems he has escaped altogether, for we have not heard of his whereabouts lately What, we ask, has become of Webb 1 How did he get out of the hands of the authorities here, to whom he was delivered up by Howyer 1 The whole affair seems to huve been strangely managed?in its progress, in the escape of Webb, as well as in the bungling trial at Washington, the weakness of the evidence, the disagreement of the jury, and the general mystification which prevails over it nil in reference to ths share of New York in the business. We urge again, and we call again upon the Mayor to institute an inquiry as to the whereabouts of Jint Wehh. We call, also, upon the government at Washington to turn over a new leaf, and to probe the whole of this mysterious business to the bottom. Where is Jem Webb J Can any body tell where Jem Webb is 1 ct'fioi f?opkka devei.opemevr?letter from Mr. Fry.?We find in the Boston Atlas a very naive nnd interesting epistle front Mr. Fry, manager of the lute Opera at the Astor Place Theatre, developing some new and curious facts in the geological formation of the late opera season among the delectable haul ton of Boston. This letter will be found in another part of this day's journal, accom panied by the very naive and appropriate remarks of the editor of the Boston -Atlas. The letter of Mr. Fry and the remarks of the jltlas writer dove tail into each other most beautifully, most exactly and most mathematically, like a streak of black and a streak of white. We begin to sympathise very deeply with Mr. Fry, liotwithstar. i'.ng his hostility to us, but we cannot cry our eyes out. He has been a very unhappy?very unfortunate man in opera ejaculations, beyond all doubt or peradventure. But whose fault is it 1 In this city, according to his own showing, he sunk fourteen thousand dollars in nttemj>ting to furnish the fashionables up town with an elegant, accomplished, and aristocratic Amusement, altogether unapproachable, save by the exclusive few subscribers, and excluding all the rest of the world as outside barbarians. Now, from his recent letter to Boston, we find his losses among the Boston fashionables amount to over four thousand dollars, besides his incurring the personal inconvenience of being held up to the world as delinquent to his engagements, merely because he had not the time to raise a few hard dollars to pay the balance due his chorus singers. What his losses in Philade!j>hia may have been, or his profits, we have not yet seen, from any authentic statement made by Mr. Fry himself. Thus it appears that the New York haut ton cost $14,000?Boston, only Tliio ia /.ortnin. uimucijiiun, UUAUUM U. ?? vv*.?... ly "too much pork, for a shilling." We really begin to be sorry for Mr. Fry's bad success, deprecating the unhappy advisers who have led him astray; but yet inquiring how conies he to have made all these losses 1 It is generally understood that his receipts per month, during the last opera season, in this city, were considerably more than the receipts for the same space of time at the previous season, under the management of Sanquirico and Patti. Many persons who have analysed Mr. Fry's statements, declare that, with a different system of management, lie might have made both ends meet together at the close of the season, without loss to himself or to his friends. These critics assert that his troupe was too numerous for economical service; his orchestra also was toe numerous, and his chorus singers wore in the. same category. They also say that, in fact, with a good working opera troupe, throughout all the departments, he might have carried on the concern last season at one-third of the expense, instead of being plunged into the wasteful expenditure which such unnecessary crowds ol singers, musicians, and other artists caused him. Tc obviate the results of this bad method in his ma nagement, he attempted to get up "extra nights,"ii order that he might meet these extra and unneces sary expenses. But here was the great enor whicl he committed, in supposing that the respectabb society of New York, which considers itself a: good as the exclusives, or flash portion, would pa tronize gny opera, under such distinctions ai subscription nights and extra nights estahlishec between different orders of society. This was one of the groat, the fundamental errors of hit wholemanagement, which led to all his difficulties and enused all his contrt-tempt between himself his artists, the public, nnd the independent press. We understand that Mr. Fry has already ventur ed to re-engage the theatre for the next season for the same purposes. This is a bold act. Bui perhaps he is right, if the experience of the past has taught him how to correct his steps for the future. It is also said that Mr. Max Maretzek will be sent out the coming summer to Europe, for the purpose of engaging fresh artists in the Old World. We doubt much the policy of this movement. There are already artists enough, and in great abundance, in this city, of the first rank in their profession; nnd if any recruits should be brought across the Atlantic on the approaching senson, there will be an attempt to get up a rival Italian Opera, at some other theatre in the city. We hope Mr. Fry, if he has not gathered dollars by his past ex|>erience as a manager of Italian Opera, has yet, however, mannged to pick up a little wis dom to guide his career for the future. We art sorry for his misfortunes, and hope lis will mend What can we do for himl Tkruiiuj? Uproar about thr Spoils?Rhmovam am) AppoiNTMErrrs.?Certain portions of the news paper pre hp, principally of the partisan class, are rapidly running into a tremendous excitement about removals and new appointments now taking place, under the auspices of General Taylor's cabinet. The office holders are not more excited than the office beggars. The first are terribly reluctant to give up the spoils of the kitchen?the latter are furiously hungry to stay their stomachs, after a twenty ysars' abstinence. It is quite amusing to nee the tears of the office holders, which they are shedding in all directions, at relinquishing the spoils, and the groans of the office beggars, at the dilatory progress of the cabinet in ousting the present incumbents. Yet in the midst of this general scramble and excitement between the out-going and the in-coining politicians, there are now and then particular cases which deserve special notice. Mr. Stubbs, who has long been the chief clerk in the State Department, under various administrations, has been at last removed. He has published a very moderate and pathetic statement of bis removal, in one of the Washington pa)?crB. So far the cabinet have executed nothing beyond their duty in the removals hitherto; but we rather think Mr. Clayton must have been too much influenced by external pressure. or he would not have thrown out of emnlnv ment, at his advanced age, so worthy a man a* Mr. .Stubbs, who, for twenty year*, has given satisfaction to all parties. It seems that Mr. Webster insisted, for some personal reasons, upon his removal; and perhaps Mr. Clayton may not have been able to resist so resolute and determined a man as Mr. Webster, especially considering the importanoe of his situation and the value of hisservioea in the Henate. But we think Mr. Clayton and General Taylor should give some situation to Mr. .Stubbs in seine other department, or see if something could not be d<me for him elsewhere. Among all the removals thus far ninde by the cabinet, this is the only one which seems to call for decided regret, and we really hope that General Tsyior will do something for poor Stubbs, a worthy man, and now in the rale of years, and no longer capable of commaaciiig life anew. Thia removal from the State Department ought to gratify the vengeance of Mr. Webster sufficiently, and we have no doubt that distinguished Senator will now feel as comfortable after this event as he did after the morning when lie made that famous sj>eech in Massachusetts, in which he announced the nomination of a certain famous old hero "as a nomination not fit to be made." From Sr. Cuoix.?We learn from Captain Van Gilder, who arrived yesterday, from St. Croix, that there had been little or no rain for the last six months, and that the crops have suffered much in consequence. See ship news for marine matters. City Intelligence. Tub WrATHKR.?Yesterday was indeed a spring da and the genial rays of the hud seemed to throw a healthful Influence over all nature. For several day previous old winter sent his chilling blast over the city, and spring seemed to have taken her flight. The fitful gusts of sn.w, and the cold north wind, with the biting frost, gave a sudden check to vegetation, and caused to be enwrapped In heavy furs the fairy forms that are wont in springtime to perambulate the sunny side of Broadway. But with yesterday the welcome truant spring returned, and again the hoary robes of winter disappeared. The fair daughters of Uotham appeared in all their gay and lovely attire; the park* and places were filled with children, sporting upon the half-senred grass, but a few days since so green and flourishing During the whole day, not a cloud intervened to hide the brightness of the god of the morning, and his warming influence continued until the western horizon hid his face. The evening was cool, but without an indication of a return to the late unpleasant weather. Anniyerhart or thz Orsha* Society.?The forty-third anniversary celebration of the New York Orphan Asylum Society cume off yesterday, at the Apollo Saloon, the proceedings of which were attondo I with considerable interest. The spacious saloon was tilled with ladles, who seemed to bo foremost in the charitable work of making happy the fathorless children under the supervision of the society. The children, one hundred and thirty in number, occupied an elevated stage at the rear end of the suloon, and being neatly dressed, were joyous and happy. The corcinonicH were opened by reading a portion of Scripture, after which Rev. Weston read the annual report of the Society. The expemlitureof the Society for the last your amounted to $7,387 48, leaving $1,400 unpaid. Mr. Weston spoke at length upon the resignation of Mrs. Alexunder Hamilton, for many years the first directress of the institution, aniLwho with untiring leal watched over Its interest with unabated devotion. The exercises of tho children in the various branches of education was then gnno through with, many of whom displayed a talent whieh, if cultivated under the same salutary intluonco under which they have begun, will make them ornaments to the ago iu which they live. After the closing of the oeremonies. a largo amount of money, as donations, was handed iu, for which the ladies in eharge smiled their hearty thanks. Many of the children under this society aro tho orphans of those who, seeking a homo among strangers, have fiiUcn victims to doath, and the cherished objocts of their lives have found an usyluni where they may be properly cared for, and be fitted for the business of future life. Departure or Moses (J. Leonard,, eor California.?A large number of the friends ot Moses G. Leonard. Km)., lute Alms House Commissioner, accompanied him as fur as Sandy Hook yesterday, on the way to California. Tho steamboat Stranger was chartered for the special purpose, and. at ono o'clock P.M., they started from Piur No. 1 North River. Among those who accompanied Mr. L., were several members of tho Common Council, who, from their daily efflc'nl Intercourse with that gentleman, hud formed for him a lasting friendship anil esteem. Tho host feeling pervaded tho whole ponipnny. and it was not until the Crescent City stopped her engine for tho Stranger to approach and put Mr. Leonard on board, that tho feelings which overpower the strong man burst forth, and though the loud huzzas rent the air, many friends wept that their social circle should lose one who had contributed so much to their pleasures and enjoyments, in tho management of the department over which he had control he displayed great business tact, and especially among the orphan children, at Randall's Island, he was looked upon as a friend?father, lie goes from our midst without an enemy, and the earnest and involuntary desire of every one is that prosperity may be his portion. Ki/nds in the Cocrt or Chanceet.?We understand that Judge Edmonds attempted, last year, to procure a full statement of the funds deposited in the Court of Chancery, hut was, in a measure, prcTcntod, by the fact that they were under tlio control of tho Clerk of the Court of Appeals, in Albany. But now that the law lias ce-transferrcd tho funds to this city, and put them into the hands of theCity Chamberlain,the Judge has again resumed that task, and has ordered a full statement of those deposits made out, which will probably be published as soon as it shall be completed. Married, and Gone to California.?Quito an excitement was created in the fashionablo circles yesterday, especially the yonng inen. in consequence of the appcaranee, in the ludies cabin of the Crescent City, of a beautiful young lady, bound for the golden land. She leaned upon the arm of a young man, who has for soToral years resided in that country, but who recently returned, with some $70,000 of the glittorlng gold, to claim the object of his early love. The father of the fair one accompanied them to the steamer, and, as the time drew near to take a long farewell, he imprintod a kiss upon her lips, and prayed a father's blessing might attend his children on their journey. The happy bridegroom bade again a farewell to the homo of his youth, and tho twain will cast their lots on the hill-lodged shore* of the broad Pacific Tho father of tho brido is ' a distinguished minister of the gospel, who will trust to that 1'roTidenco which has always protected him, to guide her safely to her far-off home among strangers, 1 and in a strange land. May long life and uninterrupted happiness uttcud them. 1 Mad Doq.?A mad dog was killed yesterday afternoon in Centre street, hy pouring airohoi down his throat. 3 By the wny, the season is approaching when the dog war 9 will be roriTed. and the appraranco of this one will be the call to arms < f the tliousand-and-ten canine nnnlbilators, who. during the Inst summer, made such haroo 9 among the curs uld it not be well for tho Common i Council to hare Incorporated in the now charter a special net for the establishment of a standing army, who i might nt any time be callnl out to quell an insurree, tion of the dogs, the Major-General of which could also superintend the cleaning of tho streets hy contract ? 1 Firp.ii.?A flro broke out on Monday evening, in the , house at the corner of 12th streot and Oth avenue, which was put out with trifling damage A flro broke out on Monday uiglit, in a wood house, in tiio roar of No. 174 Seventh street, which was oxtiiiguhlicd with little damage. A lire broke out about go/en t'olock ' yesterday morning, 1h the largo four story store t No. Oil Liberty street, which did considerable damage before the flames were subdued. The flro originated in the second story, which was occupied by Charles 1 Muller as a looking-glass factory. The entire stock of the second story was destroyed, and a quantity of stock on the 3d floor was severely injured. The damage it probably $3,000, which was fully insured. The first floor and baaementi*re occupied by Alfrod North, dry goods dealer, whose stock was completely saturated with water The damage it supposed to be $10,000, which was fully insured. The building, which is owned by ( holies Miuturn,'was damaged to the amount of $1,600, which was also Insured. The Are was caused by the upsetting of a spirit gas lamp, used for heutiug glue; and so rapid (were the flames that before the alurra could be given the whole room was on tire, but chiefly confined to that part of tllo house by the prompt action of the firemen, who wcro almost Immediately on the spot. A fire broke out about a quarter past nine o'cl? ck, last night. In the second story of the building, No. y0 William street,occupied by tlroas, Oreely St Co., as a gimp and fringe store, which was extinguished before material damage had been sustained. S Srmoc* girl named Margaret Levy, employed as a servant iu the family of Mrs. Murray, at the corner of Broadway and Bleecker street, was on Monday afternoon knocked down in the street, opposite the house where she was employed, by the milk l wagon of Mr. Mills, and so seriously hurt that her life is.despaired of It was the result of accident, and the owner of the wagon offered everything in liis p?wer to relieve the sufferer. THE RSPORT op THK COMMISSIONER OK JVRORS. Oppicr op tiik Commissioner op Joaons, > April 5, 1S4U. ) ItonmalU the Poor J of Suptrriiorn, of tit city and county of ,V'?' York :? Herewith is an account of receipts and expenditure! at this office for the last year. The whole amount received is $3,136 70; the amount expended, including salary of commissioner, is $2,420 22 ; leaving an ex inripM.. 0?ru.|I.UMH, ?l Jll UU U?. thin amount. $500 ha* bcsn paid into the city treasury, through the < hainbcrlain. a* per hi* receipt tiled in the Comptroller's office,and the sum of >200 34 remain* in my hand*. My first ohjcct, on assuming the duties of this office, was to lighten the burden of the jury duty heretofore borne l>y those persons habitually summoned to perform this duty. It had previously reached to about three to five terms per annum for each individual summoned. The number formerly returned by the assessors was about five thousand, of whom less than two thousand were found liable. The finount paid to the assessor* for making these retnrns was $000 per annum I instituted a full canvass of the city, and obtained twenty-four thousand names, at n cost of $743. As directed by law, notice was given throngh the newspapers employed by the Corporation, tor exempts to register themselves at this office. This, in s great measure, they n< glected to do. Kvery effort was made t<? obvlata tills difficulty by obtaining returns from the uniformed militia, fire companion, the association of exempt firemen, kr. Still many exemptions remained unrecorded, and could not be obtained until, on being drawn and summoned, the persons claiming them appeared at till* office and made their exemption known. In this way. the large list furnished is brooming gradually el eared of exempts; and at the close of the jury year, the 31st of July next, there will remain a clear list of about ten or twelve tlionsand available names a number large enough to supply alt our courts for one year, calling ou each individual but once in tbat period. During the year now pending from August 1*43 W A 111, uaf IXJ'l >w, I.?u I K. t. eta* a juror mors than onco, and this will be the *ettled xyHtem hereafter. The rhief difficulty In the f)r*t year'* operation of the new ejmtem hint been that, of the panel* summoned, compurutlrely few pnrxon* bate appeared Thin la owing to the number of exempt! yet remaining on the ll*t. end will not oxixt after the l?t of Auguet next In the meantime the difficulty may be wholly obviated by Incrradng the number ordered by tlin court* on laeh panel, which nmy be carried te any extent, ax the xnpply in the Jury l>nx cannot be exhausted by the moet liberal draft* 1'hi* oourxe l? new adopt< d by the xerural court* 'I booth the expense of utartlng a new xyxtrm ha* been greater for the flr?t year lha* It will be her*after, [ it ha* not been greater, Indeed Ice*, than that of the limited and in?dUeieut ?y*tom of former year*. My at tentiea ku not b?en mlnlj directed to making it ? source of revenue, at least for the first ynor; but to lightening the burden of jury duty upon oar citizens Nevertheless, it hss yielded to the oity treasury the Hum of $500 over sud above its expenses; and it is believed that no revenue has ever heretofore been derived from this source. Hereafter, there is reason to expect that the inooine from this source will be much greater?though revenue, it is considered, should not be a primary object in this connection. It will bo perceived that the auui of $206 54 is retained in the hands of the commissioner. I intend, unless otherwise directed by the hoard of Supervisors, to retain this sum. together with the collections to be made during the present month, to meet the expenses of making the new jury list, to be eommenced on the first of next month. Last year 1 was nnder advances for this purpose to an amount equal to that accruing during the first five months or the year, bosides receiving nothing as salary for that period. As the weight of the expenditure takos place in the first quarter, when the jury list is under preparation; and as. during that time, there is no leisure to make collections. I trust the hoard of Supervisors will acquiesce in this arrangement. The expense of making the next list will be much less than for the last. Still, every year, owing to removals and accession* to our population, this expenditure must be renewed. Nor can it bo prevented by making any considerable use of the oity directory; as the law requires that the jury list shell bo finished and deposited with the county olerk at about the date at which the city directory is annually published. I have at my command voucher* for all the expend1tures charged, and a complete list of all persons fined, with the amounts annexed?all of which are at thesorvlcoofyour honorable Bond. Respectfully submitted, Signed, WM. A. WALKER, Commissioner of Jurors. Court of Special Sessions. Before the Recorder and Aldermen KitzgorxlJ and Hatfield. April 17.?Kate Haatingt and E. Z. C. Judson.?The last act in the Kate Hastings and E. Z. C. Judson affair came off at the Court of Special Sessions, on Tuesday morning, when and where Kate made her uppuarauco, to answer to the people of the Stato of New l'ork, for having rommitted an assault aud battery upon the purson of E. Z. C. Judson, on the 4th inst. Tho affidavit or complaint, to which Miss Kate was culled to respuuu, was us luuuwa :?

City and County of New York. (I:? Kdward Z. C. Judson, of the said city, being duly sworn, dcpvsos and says. that an lie wai walking in Broadway. in company with two gentlemen, this day, lie waa struck from behind, on the top of hia head, a violent blow witli some weapon.bya [hero occursa very hard epithet,] by the name of Kate Hastiug*, (who hat repeatedly inaulted deponent on the publio highway,) without any provocation whatever. Signed, KDW Z. C. JUDSON. Sworn before mo, thin 4th day of April, lK4t>. VV. K. 11AVEMKVKH, Mayor, This paper was endorsed in a most clerkly hand, as follows:?Kdward l?. Z. Judsou vs. Kute Hastings?Assault and Jlattery?Dated April 4th, 1849?Wm. K. Havemeyer, Mayor?John Keed, Officer?Filed April 17th, 1849?Hail K>00 to answer?$500 to keep the peace ?Voted April Kith, to lay over by the grand jury. To all of which was added Kate's consent to be tried by the Court of Special Sessions, in the words following, to wit :? " 1 hereby waive a trial by jury on this complaint, and demand a trial by the Court of Special Sessions." Tills having been in due form complained of. balled, and so forth, Miss Hastings appeared to take the trial which she had " demanded" before the three judges, at the Special Sessions. It had been whispered about that this morning would be the time when the law would avenge itself on its violator, and hence the court room wus tilled with spectators, who looked as if they were just about to enjoy the denouement of some capital plot. Scores of eyes were turned towards the centre door, as if they sought some expected object. Sundry remarks were made upon the affair which caused all this stir. ' \\ hat d'ye think the court will do'" said ono elderly gent, witli a jolly face, and ahumorsomo twinkle of the eye. to a companion ou the floor. " What d'ye think? will they send her up?" ' No, 1 think not. The grand jury would not find a bill, and egad I like 'eni for It. This, d'ye see, will soften the matter down, or I'm no judgo of such matters. You seo, the traublo?Ah, there she comes! That's her with the brown bonnet!" Whllo all around the room might be heard suppressed exclamations? " There's the gall!" " Kate Hastings is a commln'!" ' Aint sho a screamer ?" About half a dosen eye-glasses wero immediately brought into use, a somewhat larger number of spectacles were adjusted. Short persons stood up. bocauso they could uot see over tho heads of their taller neighbors ; and then the tall oues stood up, because they were anxious to get u better viow?und, so tho wholo assembly were at ouce brought to their feci ; and numbers ran up into the gallery, preferring a bird's eye view, to being jostled in a crowd. In fact, so much interest has not. for a length of time, been excited in tho court of Special Sessions, as was evinced on this occa Kion. Kate came forward, attended by her counsel, A. A. Phillips. Esq. ft lie had oa a splendid fawn-colored silk dress, and wore a rich broche shawl, with a pearl colored straw hat. She had ubout her person a profusion of jewelry, chains, watch, bracelets, buckles, pencil bead, watch-key, and other like articles of ornament. Shu ramc in with a smart, businoss-liko air, and seemed to court despatch. Kap, rap, rap. "Officers will preserve order," gays a voice. " Sit down, gentleman ! Gentlemen must be seated!" says the officers. Now, Mr. Phillips, what is the application you have to maku ? Mr. Phillips here camo forward, and said, that bis client would plead guilty to the charge of assault and battery ; but, he wished to call the attention of the court to the indignity which led to the assault, for which purpose he had prepared an affidavit in mitigation. which he would present to the court. This matter had been before tho grand jury, for their action, they, by a yotu, had laid the matter over, a sufficient number of the grand inquest not having voted to find a bill against the defendant. Miss Hastings had never attempted to deny that sho committed thu assault upon Mr. Judson. Shu was willing to meet the responsibility she had Incurred by her act; but not being willing to put the county to expense, had concluded to pload guilty, lie hero presented the following " affidavit in mitigation." N. Y. SrrriAi. Sessions. > Kalr Jlatlings odt. Tho I'roplf J City and County of Sow York, sm:? f at limine Hastings, the above named defendant, being duly sworn, deposes and says, that, in a paper called Nod huvtline'? Own, of a recent date, and prior to the assault complained of in this case, tho following scurrilous attack was published of and concerning this deponent, as follows : ? [Here was inserted the obnoxious article referred to above ] That the complainant in this case, Edward Z. C. Judson, is notoriously the editor of tho said paper, and thnt he has for a considerable period published similar gross attacks upon deponent, all of which have been calculated to and did arouse the anger of this dop< nent against him. Deponent further says, that the documents marked A and B, which are hereto annexed, [These letters contain expressions too gross and indecent t( meet the public gaze in a newspaper, and hence we cannot givo them. They were mere blackguard missives couched in the plainest and most indocont terms ] were sent to this deponent, as doponont vcmy ofliCTP? ny me sbki r.. juuwm, an mn name Is subscribed to the < 110 marked A ; and portions of the one markrd B. aro similar to the writing of the one to which his nnmo is signed. Deponent further says, that the chastisement she indicted upon the said Judson was induced solely by these attacks upon her, and by no other cause. Deponent further says, that sho is informed and verily believes the lact to to bo. that this rase has been presented to the Grand .lury, as appears by an endorsement upon the back (t the comIilaints ; and as deponent is informed and believes, n consequence of there not being a sufficient number of vote* to find a bill against this deponent; and this deponent further saith. that it has not been her intention to deny that she inflicted personal chastisement upon the said Judson.and as the Grand .lury are unable to pronounce upon her guilt, she freely admits chastising him. thus saving the county the expense of a trial, under the full impression ond belief that the said Judson fully merited oven severer punishment than he has received at her hands, in con sequence of these scurrilous attacks upon this deponent. CATHARINE HASTINGS. Sworn before me this 17th day of April. HU0. HENRY VANDERVOORT, Clerk The Rkcordkr said the court had perused the papor* in the case, and had come to the conclusion to impose a fine of six cents on Miss Hastings, aud ho trusted she would never attack this mau again. When the sentence hnd been pronounced, Kate very deliberately opened an elegant purse which she held in her hand, and was about to pay the sixpence down at once, but her counsel interposed, saying to her that the amount was merely nominal, and that sno might leave it to him to arrange. When the affair was ended, voices were beard all round the room, expressing approbation at the decision of the court. As the prisoner was about leaving tho court, she remarked, audibly, that if Judsou did not leave her alone in future, if she got at him again, he would not be able to come to court to make a complaint. When she had left, the crowd gradually dispersed, and tho court resumed the calendar of tho morning. Superior Conrt. Before Judge Sandford. Arm. IT.?fUoad/ini * He?? 7V J/mg hland Kmlrvad (b.?The jury in this cause ? Ter> | dlot for tho defendants this evening. Before the Chief Justice. Thmn/nvf ?/ nl > illlM .1 ..I Tt.L ... concluded when the court adjourned Supreme Court?Special Term. Iff EqVITT. April IT. ?.leger t>?. Tht North Rivrr Inuurtmr' Co.? The plaintiff insured hi* ?torr nnrt preinispi at the defendant* office for a year, and upon tho expiration of the policy garo notico to renew, but before tho policy wan executed the (tore and stock in trade was burned down, and the defendant* refined to complete the policy The Hull I* brought te compel them to make good tho lo?a. Adjourned. United State* Circuit Court. Before Judge Nrleon. April 17. N* cause being ready thU morning hi* Honor adjourned the court, lleforo doing in, he announced that he would call the argument cnlendar to-morrow for the laat tinio. On Naturday, ho goes to New llaren to hold a Circuit there, and will he nheont a week On the flr?t of May ho return* here, and will then take up the Jury calendar. Court Calendar?Tlxlii Day. firrrmoR Couht. ?06, #T, 110, 114, lift, 123, 1211, 1, 11, .10, 82 44, 117. KW, 141. 10T. 67, 58, ft!>, 37, 78, 3, 24, 2*. 26, 87, 23, 8#, 7ft. 100, 101,102, 103, 10ft, 123. 18, 14, 54, 1ft, 20, f.0, 68, 84, 74, 118, 28, 67, 36. 146,130, 423, 33, 147, 133, 71 _ _ Common Peer*. ?Part 1*t.- 201, 203, 3, 5, T, 25, '20, 31, 30, 41, 51, 53, 5ft, 57, 63, T1 Part td.?108, 110, 118, 34, 10, II, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 58, lit, lit, 64, 08 TELEGRAPHIC IflTKLUfiEflCE. Appointments. Washiivotob, April IT?T P. M, BT mi: POSTMASTER OKXKRAl.. orruTT Abraham Goodwin, for Paterson, New Jersey. Henry Rhodes, for Reading, Pennsylvania. Thomas II. Sill, for Krie, Pennsylvania. 8. II. Latham, for Memphis, Tennessee. William K. Hope, far Little Rook, Arkansas. Repudiation of Scrip. Pittsboro, April IT, 1819. The brokers to-day refused to receive on deposit, or to :akc in ) ayment, the scrip issued by the oities <>f Pilti burg, Alleghany, and Alleghany county, as the eredit of neither corporation is pledged for Its redemption. The Brokers consider it folly to make any sacrifice. The Councils of both cltiea meet to-ulght to adopt some measures to redeem the oredit of their Corpo: atlou issues. Pith burg ma I ots dull, and flour declining. Cholera In New Orleans. Messrs. Harbeek k Co., of this city, received yesterday, the following telegraphic despatch, dated New Orleans, April 16, 1810. i aptain Albert Bllvon, of ship Republic, of New Vork, vs.' attacked by cholera, and died. He was a native of Westerly, R. I., a id as highly esteemed by all who knew him. 111 Ights to Liverpool are 9-10ths. Organization of the Board of Commissioners on Mexican Claims. Wasmiisotoiv, April 17,1840 T1 e Board of Commissioners appointo 1 b/ the President to settle Mexican claims, met yesterday a' .ernoon, and organised, Mr. Smith being absent. The IntrlU/;mcrr announces that the sittings of the Board will be held daily, to receive papers, applications, fco. Ac. Fire In Baltimore. Baltimore, April 17,1840. The Washington Foundry on Camden strcot, was burned down this morning. Baltimore, April 17,1840. Sales of flour hare been made this morning, at $4 25 per barrel. No cliunge In other articles usually spoken of In the maiket En Xtoute for California, dte. Ai.bany, April 17,1849. The Boston cars brought about seventy emigrants on their way to California. They leave for the west tomorrow morning, and go by way of Kort Independence. Hycr and Thompson i re here creating excitement. Slarketa. Pittsburgh, April 17,1849. Flour?There is u steady trade demand, but largo sales could not be mndo except at a decline?$337>? a $3.44. cover the quotations. Grain?There is a large quantity of wheat in the market, and holders being anxious to sell, would accept easier rates. Provisions? The market for pork is uuehanged, either as regards price or demand. The shipments of flour, cast, by canal, for the last week, have amounted to 7.500 bbls. Baltimore, April 17, 1849. * There is a fnir demand for flour, and the market is firm. '1 ho sales ore 1500 barrels, including Howard street and City Mills at $4 25; rye flour is dull at $2 75 a $2 87la; yellow meal is quoted at $2 50, with steady sales, (irain?The market is firm for corn, and a moderate inquiry prevails at 48 a 50 cents for Maryland yellow, nnd 44 a 45 cents for white. In wheat a steady business is doing at 89 a 92 cents for prime red. Some parcels of choice family white were taken at $1 19; rye remains dull at 55 cents. Provisions?The sales are mostly confined to the supply of the trade. Shoulders are quoted at 4 a 5 cents; lard In barrels and kegs, at tiji,' a7?j; and western mess beef at $11 50; pigs are selling at $5 50 per 100 lbs. Groceries remain without material change. Sales New Orleans molasses at 26 a 26 cents, and do sugar at 3)i a Scents. Hemp is quoted scarce and firm. Whiskey, with moderate business, is 20^ a 21 cents. Police Intelligence. A Diahonest Clerk.?Officers Rico and Eicke, of the 2d ward police, arrested, yesterday, a young man by the name of .Michael 11. Scanlon, on a charge of stealing at different times. 55 ounces of quinine, valued at $3 per ounce, the property of Leeds U Hazzard. wholesale druggists, No. 121 Maiden lane. This young man. it seems, was formerly a clerk in their employ, and since that time has been engaged in several other drug stares. In one place tho proprietor of tho store suspected he was dishonest, and gave him his discharge; since which time he has been visiting the other drug stores; under the pretence of seeing the clerks of the above store, ho was in the habit of calling at, and going down stairs under the pretence of going into the yard, instead of which he used to steal as inanv bottlef of quinine as ho could conveniently carry In his pocket. On this article being missed, suspicion fell at once upon the accused; and the next call he mado was yesterday, nnd a watch was kept on his movements in the cellar, when he was delected in breaking off a small padlock on a box which contained bottles of quinine, for the purpose of purloining more of the property. This circumstance was sufficient evidence to cause the nrrost of the accused, and Justice Lothrop committed him to prison for trial. Jlrrest of a Boarding Home Thief.?Officer Davis, of the Oth ward police, arrested, yesterday, u young man by the name of William Smith, en a charge of putting up at a boarding house and robbing the boarders of several hundred dollars. A portion of the property wa i recoverod, and the accused was locked up for trial. .f)n ,'lisault by Soldiers on Police Officers.?Officers Mlncho and Gardner, ot the 6th ward police, arrested, yesterday, a deserter from Kort Hamilton, and conveyed him back to his quarters at tho fort. The officers, after discharging their duty, was on their return hack to tho boat, when a party of some ten or fifteen soldiors made a sudden attack ou tho two officers and beat thorn with clubs, knocking them down and kicking them when down In a most cowardly and brutal manner.? This outrageous attack was made In order to revenge the Injury done their comrade in bringing him back to duty. Warrants have been issued for the arrest of the perpetrators of this cowardly outrage. Jlrrest of a Hotel Thief ? Officer Hose, of the 3d ward, arrested yestorday morning a man by the name of Robert Cross, on a charge of stealing three silk dresses, valued at $12. from the carpet rag of John IS. Johnson, one of the boarders ot the public house No. 189 Ueado street, kept by Mr. Evans. On tho discovery of the robbery, the baggage was searched, and the stolen silk found In the carpet bug belonging to the accused. This evidence being conclusive against him, Justice Lothrop committed him to prison for trial. Jl Hold Theft.?Two young Dutchmen called Jacob Tope and Oeorga Miller, were arrested yesterday on a charge of stealing a bale of cotton sheetings, valued at $60 46, the property of Williams h (Jib.son, 240 Greenwich street. These bold rascals, it seems, drew up a handcart, about 8 o'clock in tho evening, picked up the halo of sheetings from tho front of tho store and carried It off. Officers Thompson and Itodman. of the .'Id ward, obtained a track of the rogues, took them inta CUHlouy IHU recoverru m? pi~ sporty ir'iin wuere n iiau been secreted by thein at 14.r> Oreenwicli street. Tho prisoners wore brought before Justice I.othrop ami committed for trial. Stealing Money and Clothing.?Officer Travis, of tho 4th ward, arrested. yesterday, a man called r'.dward Boyle, on a charge of stealing $40 and several urtiolea of wearing apparel, belonging to a Mr. Watson. Tho accused was detained for a further examination. ( rnrtnl Session*. Before the Recorder, and Aldermen Fitzgerald and Hatfield. Aran. 17.? Trial of a Boarding Ilouie Keeper for Grand iMrceny..?Joseph Corson, who keeps a sailors' board ihg house at No. 37 Cherry street, was placed on his trial for grand larceny. The complainant in this case is a sailor, named Nicholas Henry, belonging to tho United States Nary. He alleges that, on the 13th of October last, he had stolen from him $40, in gold coin, and clothing worth "one hundred dollars and more," Being placed upon the stand as A witness for the people, Henry stated that, about six months ago, he came from Norfolk, In the sohoonor Columbia, and. on arriving here, he employed a cabman to take him to the Sailor's Home. Tho cabman, howevor, drove to Corson's. wliere. as the witness swears, lie saw an old vs. man, to whom he nave $40 in gold coin, two bag* of clothes, a hammock end a lint-box. Thcee article*, ray* the witness, I tolil her to keep safely, a* I wn* going to Boston; I camo back in about three <layn, and naked Mr. Coraon for my money nnd clothe*; he told mo that he had never aeon mo before: I did not get my clothe*; have neon Coraon often alnce; he wanted to make it up; ho cnme thia morning, and said that ho would give the amount of my clothe* and money, If I would make it up with him; I told him I could not do it, he baa tried several timea to make it up; I told him " No; you left me two or three weeka without a ahirt to my buck, nnd now the law muat make It up;" I gave my clothe* nnd money ta an old woman llko Coraon'* wife, In the pnaango way. tho robbing place, T belieTo; when I went back lor my thing*, Mr. Cor?on, Mr*. Coraon, nnd tho bar-keeper, each and all, declared that they '''4 know me, and that they had never ?cei\ "thom*'. deacai. twhfn- ) ? policeman; On the 14th of Oetober, arrested Mr. Coraon, 1 asked Mm to come up to the ofllee, and on the way up 1 ftdvlaed him to reatore the clothing; at flrat lie denied that lie Knew anything about it, but Anally anid ho would reatore it on the next morning, or give tho owner $120; the next morning he aald lie had found the clothea, and delivered aotne nrtiolc* to the polioo office; ho denied all about the gold. Two other witneaaea were examined on the part of tho proeeeutlon; one of tliem waa an officer of U. 8 ahip North Carolina, who Went to Coraon'* howae and found there a due-bill in favor of Nlcliola* Henry, which, It wn* aald, had been deposited a* security for a day'* board and a night'* lodging On the part of the defence, but one witnea* wa* aworn; thia wa* Mr* Catharine Ntewart, the wife of Frederick Stewart Sh# waa a chambermaid in Coraon'* lioiiao at the time at which tho alleged offence I* raid to have been committed; her liuaband waa barkeeper In the aatne hoijao at the time. She aaw Nicholas Henry when he came to thehouae; It wa* very early In the morning, and tho complainant, Henry, wa* very niurh intoxicated. She observed this,and remembered it because Hie man waa ao drunk at aueli an early hour. Mr. and Mr*. Coraon were in bed at the time; their bedroom waa In tho second atory of the house; herself, the bar-keeper, and the rook, worn tho only person* up in tho bouse at the time; the nook wa* In the kitchen, getting breakfast, and the bar-kecpec wa* in the bar-raom. ? m.14.1 iranii m May .;.-1 i in i ?i wm hi h??I She vil the only person whom Henry could hove sewn in tho hell at that early hoar. The affidavit of K'rederick Stewart wae, by ronaent. read It corroborated the teteuieute made by the text witness, Catharine Stewart. The counsel on both side* summed up the evidrnce, and the Heeorder charged the jury, who retired. and after an absence of half an hour returned a erdict of " guilty of petit larceny only." Sou ten oe thin morning. The (Irand Jury rame into Court and prevented a number of indietmenta, and eight prisoners were brought out and arraigned. Model JlrlisitStephen Sheridan and John Roberto, av proprietors of an indecent exhibition, were indioted for misdemeanor In giving model artist exhibitions at No. 36 Canal street, in the establishment known as the Wallahalla. The complaint states, on the night of the 26th of March, at the above place, a number of males and females "placed themselves In attitudes and postures which were very Indecent and lowed, their persons being only covered with a thin netting, fitting tight to their skins, 4tc." The accused parties were brought up on a bench warrant. They plead guilty to the charge, and judgment was suspended on a promise being made by the prisoners that the indecent exhibitions should beat once abated. Court adjourned till Wednesda m< rn ng at 11 , o'clock. Common Plans Special Term. Before Judge Ulshoeffer. AritiL 17.?.'lllnut vs. Browns ?Order of reference granted, provided defendant stipulates to take short notice of bearing, and consents to oue referee, if plaintiff desires, and pays plaintiff's ousts of the term and resisting the motion. Jamrt Smith impleaded ads. Ft'ward W It.?Motion granted, unless plaintiff stipulates to try at next term, on payment of costs. In the matter of the petition of Martha Fiak and o'hirs.? Crder authorizing guardian to oontraot. * e, Frederick Ji Baboch vs. Havens. J-c.?Order for Dub llcatiou In the newspapers. GENERAL TERM. Before J udg I ngraham. Aran. 17 ?No oausc being ready, the oourt adjourned this morning. Before Judge Daly. Calkim vs. Alvord and oihm.?Tba Jury rendered verdict in this cause for the plaintiff for $519 48-100. Theodore Lent ri. F.liat Hatfield?This is an action of replevin, to try the title to the contents of a xioro oa Broadway. The cause was only opened, when the court adjourned. Notice to Advertisers. The next doublo shee t Herald will be publi -ln'd tomorrow morning. Advertisers will please hand in their notices before nine o'clock this evening. It is new conceded on all sides, that the d u ble sheet Hermld is not only the cheapest, but the handsomest paper in America. News for CsUlfornla. The mall steamship Falcon, Captain Thompson, wilt leave on Thursday, for Chagres, with the malls for California. The double sheet Herald, of that morning will contain the latost news from all parts of the world, together with a complete list of the vessels that liave sailed for the golden region of the West sines ' the discovery of the mines. Single copies, in wrappers ready for mailing, two cents only. Malls for Kurope. The mail steamship Hermann, < a ain Crabtree, wBI leave this port o i 1 rlday i ezt, for Southampton and Bremen. The WerWy Herald, for circulation in Kurope, printed in French at:d English, u ill be roady in time for her mails. Single copies, sixponce; annual subscription, four dollars?to include the postage. A lint ICqnul to a Crown.?A thousand years ago, the crown of a monarch, though full of jewels, would hare been exchanged for one or Knox's four dollar hats. Louis Philippe, tho old Kinperor of Austria, tho King of Bavaria and sundry other moiiurchs in Kurope, who wore politely requested to "step out," Hud ono of Knox's beavers a better fit, and far safer than broken crowns. Remember KNOX. 128 Fulton it. Brooklyn Flint Glass Ware at Auction? ByC nrliee, llaydock Ik Co., 35 William Htreet.--April lUth, I SIP, at 10 A.M., 1100 packages of superior Flint Glass. consisting of Tumblers, l.antpa, Howls, Nappies, Dishes, Jugs, Ilou(juet Holders. lie. lie., among which arc many now pattern* neTCr licfvrc offered, of the aborc oulcbratcd manufacture. Information Wanted?Of the whereabouts of G. K. ATerill, a printer; formerly edited a paper in Connecticut. It la expected he is in Home printing office in the New England Status. Should this notice reach him, lie wilt, by addressing a line to the lion. D. 1). Akin, of Quakerhll( Dutchess County, New York, huar of something to his advent ore. Exchange papers will please copy. People Wonder and Kxclalm. How U It possiblo to sell a whole ault of clothes, a tine Dress or Frock Coat, fancy cassfmere or black I'ants, fancy Vest, either silk, satin or Marseilles, for $5, and Overcoats and Cloaks 3 to $10, also, a splendid assortment of Summer Clothing, the cheapest, between here and California. Corner. Nasqj-i Street and Boekman. w Scott's Cheap Furnishing Store, No. 157 Fulton street.?Gentlemonin want of Shirts, Collars, Stook* Gloves, and Hosiery, are invited to inspect this large assortment; It comprises every late style and fashion, and la offered at 20 per cent below ordinary prices, 157 Fulton itres* two door* east of Broadway. California Firearms?Joseph ft Hart, 74 Maiden lane, importers, manufacturers and dealers in Firearms, wish to call tho attention of oompanies and other* bound for California, to a superior article, expressly adapted te that trade, known as Hairs Car inee; loads at breech, oaa be fired twenty times in three minutes: light la weight, aad warranted te shoot halls 200 yar ls. They are used by th* V. S. Army and Navy, and highly valued by them. This arm eaa be used as a rifle or shot gun. It need only to bsseoa to iasur* It* adoption. Phrenology.?O. 8. Fowler will give a free lecture, at Clinton Ilall, this afternoon, at 3 o'clock, adapted more particularly to Woman, with hints on the management and training of children. .Mr. Fowler will lecture this livening at tbo same pTacu, on Hereditary Descent. Seats 10 etc. Wigs and Hair Work?Ladles and Gentlemen, resident of or visiting the eity, will find tho largest, beet and cheapest assortment of Wigs and Hair Work, or all descriptions mid colors, at llARKKK'3 Wig Manufactory, 340 Broadway, opposite the Carlton House. Beautiful French Wigs for $8. Call and examine them. Copy the address. Wigs and Toupees -Batchelor's Wig manufactory. et No. 4 Wall street, is, we believe, the only one h the oity where the Wig business is carried on exclusively.?> All know that practice wakes perfect. His nowly invented Wigs obtained a silver Modal at the Fair of the American la Apoplexy.*?Of the folly of losing blood In this disease (.lie world is beginning to bo convinced. Vf hoe resorted to in attacks of apoplexy more injury than food results ; for in thin terrible infliction it ii not the quantity bat the quality of tho blood which occasions the evil: it ia mainly owing to it deposit from the blood which attaohoa itself to tha lining of the blood-vessels, and which, had Ilrandreth'a Pilli i been often naod, would hare been earriod out of tho ayatem | entirely ; because they haro those energies in them which cannot be taken into thu bode without producing that pen I foot cleansing of the Mood which entirely pre rents all and tdi n fatal consequence* in those that use them. Many r??' eons drop in apponlexy, and, although immediately Mod, die. Many are Mod and recover; many are not Med and reeorer. Those who resort to bleeding are sure to be finally carried off by this complaint: tbose wlio resort to Urendreth Pills are by no m< ens so likoly of a return ; and, if thoy are faithfully used, will in all probability become as healthy as they oror wi re. This disease, remember, is cansod by the sediment or Imparity of the blook fettling upon tho lining of the blood i .-els, end mcro especially of the bloed-vessels of the braim This pn duces a swelling of the veins, and consequently a pressure upon tlic brsin. Tho only way of onre, therefore, is by evacuating the impurities from the Mood, and that can be dono by a free use of llraiidroth's Pills. Soon the blood reacts upon the sediment that lines the blood-vessels, und takes that up 1 the Hmiidreth's Pills again enahl^ho blood to throw this also out. At last the whole system is puritie'l anil tho health placed upon so solid a basis as net soon tj be shaken hy disease of any kind. This is all done by purely vegetable medicine. And it may be humiliating to our hunsted reason that we are obliged, for the cure of our diseases, to resort to the same means with the lower order of creation ; bnt if we find fault with snch a lot, lot us conquer our addiction to sensual appetites, and we will And the little necessary for the oxistenee and continuation of life will raise 11s far abnvo that portion of creation ; that following the impulses of instinct can nuvor be exalted by intelligence, or led astray by the sophisms of pride. ItrandrctVs Pills are sold at 25c. per box, with fall directions, atlMI liroadway, principal office; at 311 llndson street, near t'anal; and at 7it Ilowery. Ho specially caroful ef counterfeits which abound. The genuine oan always be ocrtainly gut as above. 41 COMMBRCIAL AFFAIRS. MOWKY MARKET. Tnoadajr, April 17?0 P. I?I. | There *M A trifling improvement to-day in the stook market, and most of the fancies advanced a fraction,' At the first board, Farmers' Loan went up X per caatt ! Canton Co. Ji, Harlem vg, Heading Railroad >4, Kria Railroad X, F.rie 7s. <v Long Island "x, Mohawk V. K.rie Railroad (old) foil off % per cent. There wera largo rales of Fanners' Trust In the morning, at tha Improvement, but tho transactions in others wera | limited. Mohawk Railroad has advanced several per cent within the past few days, caused, no doubt, by the I increased receipts of the company, ari'J til? ijoar approach of dividend time. At the second board, there was very little done In anything. 1 ho advance of the morning WM sustained and tho market ci osed firm, with an upward tendency. The etcMsrhip Crescent Citv. for rhu?. ? a1 " ? varriVU out >175.000 in specie. principally (mail silver coin*, OB account of the government. Money ia decidedly eaalcf. Tlie bank* discount more liberally, in anticipation of an immedlnto supply from Europe. The Knropa, fchtw Liverpool, with nor* than half a million of dollar*, I* nearly due. We she! probably get her new* on Thursday. The steamer will probably arriTO on Saturday. It ha* been officially announced thsffi the canal* tt the State of New York will bo opened for nawigadlon en Tuesday, the 1st day of May. The Bank of New York ha* declared a dividend aC free per eent for the last si* months, payable on'tha 1* of May. The Morhauie*' and Traders' Bank ha* teetered 'A dividend of flee per cent, payable 1st of May. I| The Cleveland (Ohio) and Pittsburgh Hallroad, le^*r I leanplatioa, U ninety-eight mllgt In length, fifty-ene?* J