Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 6, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 6, 1849 Page 2
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p Quality The stock of ashes i? no reduce J. that the hales ire necessarily ot v.ry trifling amount;; a few Montreal pearls have brought ^7s to.3? s bd , Uuabec pearls. 80s end N,? \nrlc poi* 4=- 8.-.; J* VbOUt WW bale* of ilovrrs.c.l have l?en dold lit .H>* for fair old. to 38* ti.nU 4?f for n<"'J fln'' 'e.11-reach, with a few bl>l* < ( Anierirari at ?<?*. pi'f c*?t , tho in.ifketUhoww flat, and the season advancing rapidly; of linseed 1600 ha#* 1000 aacks lleng.l brought 39* ?" 40* r. I"'"*' Hides-A few dry Bueuo* .Avn- have been gold at fair rat-*, but in other descrlpt??n? there in nothing to report. There continue* to be only a moderate demand for brimstone; about 100 tons reported at A'5 l"?s up to A'6 w ton. according to quality Sicily sumac in becoming scarce; about 600 bug* found buyers thin week. The scarcity of taitar hap enabled holder* to obtain hi;;h price*; 20 caskr. have been Hold at 04* for Hue cream, and proportionate rate* for brown and urn]. White argols. in case*, have al?o b?on taken to some extent, at previous rated. '1 here ha* been an extensive demand for Parsian b iru . n...4..i of l.Mlbale* have been* o.d. and an advance of 10* to 16* p<-r cwt is now required on the recent lowest rates. 30 Merees quercitron b?rk are reported at 3d per cwt. Turkey madder roots are lower; about 160 bales have been sold within the range of the quotation*, but the hulk of the stock i* held for high, r prices. In Krench madder* nb >ut 2"> ca--ks have been lak> n at steady price*. Olive oil remain)) almost without demand, the *ale* of tlie week being only about 30 tons, at har.'iy sustained prices Small sales of p .le ?eal oil are makiug at ?32, and of cod at i'25 10s to ;?28 per tun. Linseed oil in rather firm. r. 26* Od. being the lowest price at which it can be bought. The mark, t for spirits of turpentine Is quiit The busiuess in Palm Oil amounts to 100 tuns, al ?34 5s. to ?',& per tun, but the market is bare of stock. Some retail sales of Baltic hen.p liu\<- In. n luude at -foil. and about 000 bale* Jutearer.poil. d at AM4 to ?16 10s., being a decline <.f 10* p' r ton T*ll.?r The business of the wi'. k lias been ailuopt entirely confined to a public sale of "00 casks strand, d St I'eterslmig V. C., which went off briskly at 37s 3d to 38* lor original caiks, and at SSs td to 3tis Oil f..r r. packed About 100 tons of lard are reported at 33* ad per cwt.. being about foruior prices. Orain?For wheat the demand htubeon good, at an advance i.f.d p.-r 70 11m. Western ( anal and supertine gwiet ' anada flour are botl> with >ut change, 24s. per i being tlm top price, Indian corn continu. s in g od demand for shipment to Ireland, at an ot Is to 2s per quarter. Northern yel ow commands Ui. (d to 34*.; white 31s 6d. to 32*. and South, ri, ols to 32s per 480 lbs. Yellow mea brings 1."is t- l;'.s I'll uiiii white. 14s. per 106 lbs. Irish oats are 2d per 45 lbs. dearer. Kgvptiau beans remain The Latest Market Report. Ln krfooi., April 21?M. Throughout thu week tho cotton market has been extremely dull, al.'d prices in America have given way X<1. per lb The uccouutH by the < anada had a depressing eflect on the market. At the date of la^t advices there wa.i considerable buoyancy in bread stuffs F.arly in the week western canal Flour nominally reached 23s. Vellow Indian Corn touched 34s. I hose prices checked business. , 1 he market cIom'S with >>toaiiiuos> in Jniliau turn. \ Indian Meal in Ttry iicarce. and much wanted. Flour and Wheat quiet I he quotation* ^howextremo value, i There Is a good business doing in Bacon at full prices. Beef docs not improve. No change in i'ork. the demund runuing|ou tho low qualities. ( heeoe inactive. Fine is exhausted. llarnu are lower, except for heavy sizes, say about 10 j to 20 lbs. each, for which there is u good enquiry. Shoulders begin to appear. A parcel of ordinary , Western has been sold at 24s. "1 he.consuniption of Lard is good, without alteration in price. The Lnteit Shipping Intelligence. 1,1VHIP001? Apvil 21?Wtua Nfc, weather cold; harometer, yesterday, 2t?.SU; to-day, t Id Mill., l'lyuiouth Kouk, and Adoum, for Uos.on; MiW'shio, Koagtt.i. :tu.1 Ashland, for 1 New York; Seratin, for lturuiui. Sid shjpJ?t Patrick, for New York. The Marquis of ISoraiauby, AlePelUa, from New York to Glasgow, is on shore near Holta,-.!, with 7 I'eet water ia her iiold. Common Council. Boann or Amnusi ALDcaMErr, May 6. - Present, the ' President, in the I hair, and a quorum of members in { their places. The minutes of the previous meeting ! vrere read and approved. Hrjxnts of Committeu.?The committee on markets I reported in favor of concurring with the Board of Al- I dcrmen in ordering certain bill* to be paid to John Brewer, amounting to $40 for repairs to markets. Committee on lire department reported in favor of appropriating the nece^ary amount of money for build- ! log several hose carriages. Same committee reported in favor of authorizing tho Chief Engineer to contract for ti.000 feet of hose. l'ajtrrt Jrmn the Board of . Udrrmrn.?Committee on roads and canals of Board of Aldermen, reported adTcrne to nn extension of time for the completion of thu contract to regulate 10th avenue, from 8ttth street to Bloouiingdale road. This board non-concurs. Joint committee on Fire Department reported in favor of appropriating 41 for a hell at llar'.em. Concurred in. Same committee reported in lavor of appropriating $2 500. to pay for bell authorized to b pr >cured by said committee, and to be placed on I ni >n Market. Same Committee in favor of paying a bill to J. W. Ttokwi-lt. for ground rent of lot in 5th avemuv ormtiln.1 by Hose Co. tKt. No. 37. The Committee ou I'ollce reported in favor of paying several btlln to physicians, for services rendered at station bouses. The Committee on Art*. Sciences, and Schools. of Board of Aldermen. reported in favor of presenting a fltand of colors to the yd regiment (Hussara) 1st brigade New York State Militia Concurred iu. The Finance Committee of Hoard of Aldermen on Delaware and Hudson ( anal Company for exclusive use of pier on the easterly side of Gouverneur Slip. Adopted in the Beard of Aldermen. This Hoard concurs. KttWl the same Committee on petition of D. Randolph Martin for exclusive use of pier at the foot of Vesey t treet for five years at the yearly rent of $1,380. This Board concur* with tho Hoard of Aldermen in adopting the report Report of the Finance Committee of the Board of Aldermen, on the communication from the Alms House Commissioner, with a resolution in favor of paying R O. Hatfield, $275 for pictorial ornameuts to the annual report of the Alms House Commissioner for 1&48. Con cutred In. A communication and ordiuanoe from tho City Innpictor, to till in low and sunken lots between 44th and 46th streets and 8th and 9th avenues. Concurred in Report of Committee on Lamp* and Gas in favor of lighting Union sijuare with gas. Concurred in A communication ?a-< received from the Street Com ' . nilssloner on the application of sundry persons, to haw the old hulk n moved from 19th street. North River, and sold for the benefit of the parties concerned Adopted In the Board of Aldermen. This Board concurs. Hrjwrti.?Of Committee on Streets, in favor of paving 26th street, from 5th to Gth avenues?adopted Same committee, in favor of regulating and paving 24th and 25th streets, between 4th and .Madison avenues, and fencing vacant lots in the vicinity. In favor of regulating and grading 40th street between 3d and 4th avenues. with resolutions and ordinances therefor. In favor of paving 1st avenue, between 13th and 28th streets, and flagging sidewalks of the same In favor of referring the matter of removing pump from luth street, opposite Tompkins square. t? the Alderman uud Assistant of tho ward. All concurred la The Committee ou Road." and Canals reported in favor of constructing a sewer iu Na?sau street, between )?hn and Kulton streets. Same committee, in lavor of protecting the embankment on the luth avenue, between the Hloomingilale road and Trinity ( emetery, with a railing Also, in favor of constructing sewer Iu filli avenue, from 26th to 27th street* Also, in favor of a sewer in the bowery, from Hroomc to Grand street. All concurri d iu Petition of mv.dry persons. to have Broadway, between 23d and 33d streets, lighted with gas granted. This Board coneuis Communii ation fi< in Hie I ity Inspector, with ordinance to fill low and sunken lots between 40th and 42d t-trwts. and Hli and 9th avenues -concurred in An additions appropriation of $1 oou |. made to finish widening and r? pairing blip at the foot of Watts street? concurn d in 4 ouimittee on Koad? an I i uiittli reported iu faror of jpewer In ,'.d uvi nue. from 28th to 32d treet. From r lnaneei ouiuilttce. Board of Aldermen ? Resolved. 1 hat a hast for the term of three years frrm 1st of Alay. 1840. be granted to Grinnell, .Mlnturn 1 Co. for the exclusive u?e of the west side of Pier No. 19. and of the easi side ol Pier No JO. Kast river, together with one-half of the bulkhead adjoining each of said piers, and the legal dockiif. - and wharfage to arise from and out of said premises?Pier No 19 for the use of thilr London packets. Pier No. 20 for the use of their Liverpool packet*. the annual rent of each to be three lhou>au<j five hundred anil ten dollars. Concurred iu Kfkn/utimis ?By Assistant Alderman Hritton. ltes< lved.1 hat \\ aslnngton S juarebe (lagged through the mam cross walk and the diagonal walks ; also, that thetjtv iron ra.lii'i* lie h roller 1 v mtinli'il nnrl ihuniit. Hide Ilngginj' re laiit and new flagging put down where nqiMl udl o Hint tin' (Mill, ntul glitter nton?< around thi mill M|uare be re-net where r"<|Uired. under H Ikt dlncUoii of tin ttti et (ommiMioner, ti4 tM MM ?f $6.W0 I" anil (hi >atne 1*. hereby appropriated to carry the MB* Iroprotaiai nta Into ?ffe< t Adopted. I By Annintaiit \l<t?riimii KartM H Jlfwltt'd. I hut Martin i- '] liompvgn be instructed to H report to this Board. at it- uext meeting. why Brootne street, btimta Mangln rtrnt ut tlw ud tlm. kH nut be? nrtgulated and i'lKMl it) accordant to the contract given to John Pettlgrew In OctoberUat, Adopted By Alderiunn ( Aiim iv Kenolvcd.'J hat the Sup. rim. i. ! > f p,1 ,.nt.b? allowed the fann* nutn m lJ ii'.w allowed t, Nii|.,-iiu t> ud.nt of I.ntnpn, Own, und of Hcpair- for the u*i ,,f M bone bd<I wagon I- roui the board of Aldermen. In faror of excavating the I nt tlie 1 ,t of ( ham barn street to the depth of It) H fret?espenne not to exceed J>890. H Important i hum V KM.zcEi.a.?Wf art* indebted lo n merchant ol this city, for the following informatiou. contained in his letter-* from Porto iihello and H l.aguyra to about the J tit h of April A Inn han been I'MM-d and MMtloaad Igr(DTirianl to the ifM that a creditor i-liall not collect a debt by legal proccnn under mIx yearn, and if the debtor rcninta, the time to continue to nine jearn Of course nucha law utriKen at the baxln Of all rre.lit ud hH.I bm protaatad against by the foreign cunnuln >. an infraction of national law Am4her law had been panned. that ve?nein nhail land all tht lr cargo** at the port at winch they firnt touched, without any icgaiij to their ultimate destination The pl< a in tavor < t ihla law in, that It will encourage the H counting trade of the country Neverthi will be rery burdensome to foreigner* As to the political H condition ?.f the countiy it 1, stated that (iiiiman i? Intriguing to mi|.plant Monaga*. noil that Monaga* hiout^lf if u!t? mpi11?^ i*? ^?it Lukmfif ili clat?ii Dictator --Boston Ttni'lf hnipwitkf.k on ink jm'.^ky < .oas : -The- hark H Crorette from Havre tor .New w-rk ?? wreeKed on Beach UBtb ult lier cargo i f WR. H and the wieek a total loan .in in cb*r<n of I M Kcetnaa. wreck oommmImi i NEW YORK HkivALD. lorttawril rururr of Kultoaa and IVftuau ata< JAMKN (MIHUON BKIfNKTT, PROPRIETOR. THK DAll. Y HER ALP?Three edtttont, 1 ctntt )?r corny _$7 per n n num. THE MORNING EDITION it publuh?./ .it 3 o'clock, A. M., and distributed before bre<ikf*tt; the ftnt At'TERNOON EDITION can be hud of the neunbous nt I o cluck: and the tecond at 3 o'clock. P. M. THE U EEhl. V HERA!.!), for circulation on ihii l>?ntimerit, it published every Satu rday, at cent* per copy, or M per unn um; for circulation in Europe, and printed in French and Englith, at li1-* centt per copy, or (4 per annum; the hitter price to include the pott aye. ALL LE'I TEnS by mail for iuomcriptions. or urith advertisement!, to be pott pata, or the pottage w0l be deducted from thr monev 'emitted. VOLUNTARY CORRESPONDENCE, containing tmportunt newt, tolicited from any quarter of th* ioorld; if Hard, will be liberally paid for. NO SOTU E taken of anonymuut communications. Whatever itintended for insertion mutt be authenticated by the na itiind addrrtt of the writer; not necettarily for publication, but at a guaranty of hit good faith. We tannot return rejected communicationa. ADVERTISEMENTS, ^renewed every morning, and to be publithed in the mommy and afternoon editions,) at roatoimble pricet; to be written in a plain, legible manner; Uie proprietor not responsible for error a in wianutcript. THE HERALD ESTABLISHMENTit open throughout the niuht. PRINTINU of all kindt executed beautifully, and with ietpateh. Ordert received at thr office. AMlT3KMENTS TO-MOKItOW KVENINU. BOWEKY TI1EATRE, Bowery.?Macieth?Irish Tutor. BROADWAY THEATRE, Broadway.?Macbkth?Who Sriiia First I ASTUR l'LACK OPERA HOUSE?Macbkth. national t1ikatki. Chuthim Sonars.?Enpiiantkii. BURTON'S THEATRE, Chamber* itroet.?IIkrb Na*nt ?Ilia Fibht Peccadillo? The Fast Man. MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway, near Broome.? CmrisTv's MlKHTRCI'*. CHINESE MUSEUM. 853 Broadway.?Chine?e CuBioaitiea. SOCIETY LIBRARY, Broadway?New Orleans Seiibn aijers. VaUXHALL GARDEN?Mr. Maoarthi's Irish KfTI1TAJKUIMT ASSEMBLY ROOMS, Ktf Broadway?VomtlandeE's MiCBi'Ct.flMIC VIEWS. COLISEUM, Broadway?Abrial Lkiomotivk Eihibitiom. APOLLO SALOON?Desihb Ikei iieimkb's Cowoebt. TO-N1BHT. CASTLE GARDEN?Concert or Sacred Mumc. New York, Saturday, Slay 5, 1H4U. Tlif Kuropcan SiewH?The Fronch Election. We give elsewhere, the details of the news brought by the steamer last evening to this port, the heads of which we received by telegraph, and sent yesterday by telegraph and extras to our numerous readers in city and country. As we have already stated, the most important intelligence that can be expected in a few weeks from Europe, will consist of the results of the approaching French elections. The elections take place on the thirteenth ol this month, and, accord: ing to all reliable accounts, the new Assembly will present a different aspect in its political character | from the first Assembly, and exercise a different j uiiiurutc uu vuiiiuig ?it uuiupc. aii uuuacquence of the folly tind madness of the Socialists, sound and practical republicanism in France, and throughout the Old World, has received a melancholy check for the present. The process of separating the tares from the wheat has, however, commenced in France, and will go on there, and elsewhere in the Old World. Socialism will soon be placed on its proper footing, and sink. int? that insignificance which it ought to have reached long ago. But there will be a great many ups and downs in the course of affairs before true republicanism can be permanently established in France, and spread throughout the continent. In the approaching elections there, we have every reason to believe the Socialists will be left in an awful minority, and We much weaker in the new Assembly than at present. But, by the spirit of repulsion, manifested in all such processes, it is probable that the new Assembly may contain a larger majority in favor of a qualified system of monarchy, than any one had reason some time since to expect .Paris and the larger cities and|towns are undoubtedly republican?some of them even ultrarepublican ; but throughout the country, the folly of the provincial government, and the reveries of the Socialists, have injured the cause of democracy, und will, in some degree, pestpone its triumphs. But we cannot believe that the present form of government in France, nor a government in any other form, republican, monarchial, or imperial, can exist in its present financial condition and terrible amount of annual taxation. The annual expenses of the French government amount to four hundred millions of dollars, and there seems to be no ordinary remedy to abate this expenditure. A vast debt, an enormous expenditure, an oppressive taxation, these constitute the overwhelming burden which must press any government to the earth. If ever a republic can be permanently established in Frunre, it must be by commencingde novo, with a clcar civil list, freedom from debt, and a vastly decreased expenditure and taxation. But, at present, called on to maintain a standing army of lour hundred thousand idle soldiers, under arms, and more than that number of office-holders, the prospects of France are not the most cheering. Still, nur faith in the strength and progress of liberal principles does not waver. By and by a remedy will be found for these evils, and the benign star of republicanism will be in the ascendant forever. Si.ieveoammo.msm i\ Newspapers.?Our philosophic contemporaries, Greeley & McElrath.of the lYibune, alia* Messrs. Fourier <te Fudge, of modern journalism, a/ia* slievegammonism, should not lose their temper, for it is not consistent with cither socialUm or slievegarnmonism to utter such an illtempered thing as the following, which we find in their columns of yesterday :? Ovw California Nkws.?The Herald of yesterday assert* that the Intelligence from Sun Kranciscoto March Clh. publishedexclusively in the Tribune of Thursday, v as no news at all. l>ut manufactured by us out of old advices! The dastard who made that charge know it was false when ho uttered it The news published by us was copied from no his boasted advices of Vlon. (toy wore, but collated Ijy ue from a number of original letter* written in San Francisco to the Oth of March and Sun Iilas to the 2Hth. an we originally stated Not one line of < alifornin news that we printed on Thursday was made up from anything but tho original letters aforesaid; and ifany one will make it an object to prove their authenticity and the correctness of tho dates aforesaid, we will place them beyond cavil. Otherwise. we choose to rest here Here is another very amusing specimen of the temper of this new ism in the management of newspapers-?that is to say, slievegammonism. The impudence and coolness with which these worthies put forth their slievegammon California news as "telegraphic," were laughed at^ by the whole community. They now hack out from the telegraphic part of it, antk-ontent themselves with saying that they "collated" the intelligence from a number of original letters, written in Sati Francisco and .Sun Dlas. Their first announcement was, that it came to them "by telegraph." How do they reconcile that announcement and this backing out ! It is precisely of a piece with their famous battle I at Slievegammon in old lJrin It is precisely of a piece with their announcement of appointments for this city having been made at Washington by the cabinet. But more?The paragraphs which Messrs. Fourier At Fudge amusingly designate " news from ( alilornia," were all a piece of Slievegammonism, and the most impudent slieveganimonism in journalism that we have ever seen. Thr?e or four days before they palmed upon the community that piece of manufacture, we had given the only reliable intelligence from the Pacific, the most important items of which were the arrival ot lur^e number of vessels at .San Francisco, and the declaration of the sentiments of the people of California, adverse to slavery and slave labor. Hut, in making up their California manufactured news, our philosophers had not seasa enough to seize even the two most important points of the intelligence which wo had received from that quarter, during the las', few weeks. They made up a hash of the merest drive] - the ipo*t contemptible trash that ever was i palmed oil upon a community, unless we caa find | i's parallel in the dmly loolery which they tsMie | uliout Proudhon, !>.rd Oabet, nnd th" French Socialists. ' Pociali.-m is net the only ism characteristic of the wonderful Trilntn*. They have the sole merit of inventing felieveganunonisin in distant intelligence; ant! we believe these shevegammon philosophere will now have n monopoly of this new and mighty isvi in newspa|>er intelligence and literature. City Ihpiiovkmknts and City Taxes.?Some of our newspapers are crying out for more improvements, more taxes, more expenditures, more jobs, more debt. They revel in everything like spoils and fat. I5y great effort and much rasfi.litv llie iMXeu of tlliri Pil? nnil?r tliu Kiirriml J, .... - - "VI 1" of both |>arties, for the last few yearn, have reached tliree millions of dollars per annum. One would think tliut this immense Burn contributed by our property holders, tax payers, and daily laborers (for all have ultimately to pay taxes), would be enough to satisly the appetite of the greediest cormorant ; hut it seems that it is not considered sufficient. The cry now is, to add two new streets to the weft side of the city, by taking thetn from the North Kiver ; to double the extent of the Battery, and (ill it up all around ; to build extensive slaughter houses beyond Murray Ilill, or anywhere else ; to fill the public walks with statues of warriors and small |<oliticiuns; to hang up portraits and paintings by pupils of the academy, in all the public rooms about town, and in every poor house on the island, including the Tombs and the cells of the felons. To accomplish this vast work will require our taxes to be increased to five millions of dollurs, or, perhaps, six or seven, besides making a vast addition to the city debt. Well, we are not sure but that it is best to go the whole figure at once? to support all those improvements, to encourage those vast expenditures, to indulge in every piece of extravagance, to increase the taxes?so as to bring men to their senses by some practical philosophy touching their pockets. The new Corporation will soon be in power, and they will be watched with a most vigilant eye. We do not expect a great deal from them. We doubt whether they will touch reform at all. We rather think they will endeavor to make the last grab at the public purse, and follow the policy of those who run away from a broken bnnk and ruined building ?fill their pockets with all that is valuable, and then decamp as soon as possible. With these views, we think that the proceedings of the Common Council, from the first of next month to the lirst of January next, will present some of the most <-xtraordinary pieces of robbery, depredation, and plunder that have been exhibited in this country since the time of the old United States Dank down to the recent explosion of the Canal Bank in Albany, under the patronage of the expert financiers Croswell and his associates, the old leaders of the democratic party. The whigs are in power in the Corporation. It is the last chance, under the old system,that they will have, and they ought to make good use of the little time before them. Let them increase the taxes, fill in the Battery, invade the North Kiver, and make two streets of warehouses and docks in that region, pave the streets, build 1 ___t l *. ' ? J-L. - tluugnier-nuur?-?, uitictinr iu?; uny ueui 10 twenty millions, and make the taxes amount to five or six millions, and it is certain that when they go out of power they will do so with full pockets. DisTiNonsHED Arrivals from Eitropk.?Among the arrivals, last evening, in the list of passengers by the steamer America, from Liverpool, we find the name of Joshua Bates, Esq., accompanied by his lady. Mr. Dales is one of the most efficient and talented partners in the great financial house of Messrs. Darings, in London. He is an American by birth, a son of Massachusetts, and has won his way to one of the highest positions in the financial circles of England and of Europe, by the force of his native talent and energy. His lady is a native of the same State, and justly occupies a high position in 1 the social circles of the British metropolis. Their arrival, on a visit to their native land, will be greeted by their numerous friends in this country, who, in their visits to Europe, have enjoyed their hospitality both in their house in London, and at their elegant country residence near Richmond ; at the latter place we once had the pleasure of enjoying their society, in company with Louis Napoleon, the present President of the French Republic, soon after his escape from the fortress of Ham. Mr. Bates will probably remain during the ensuing summer in this country. A Kara Avis?Correction.?We are informed on the best authority that Hugh Maxwell, Esq., who was very efficient in the canvass resulting in the election of General Taylor, is absolutely not a candidate for any office?has applied for none? has no agents at Washington?has sent no papers there, nnd is now at this very time engaged in " planting his potatoes " and trimming his grape vines, at Nyack, on the North River. We are very happy to hear it, and record the interesting intelligence with great satisfaction. Such a rarity ought to be encouraged. From Belize, Honduras.?We have received our files of the Honduras Obtervcr to the 17th ult. The annexed market is the only item of interest contained in them :? BiLiir, April 7th.?Flour, $7 4 a 9; pork, diku. $14 4 a 16; do., prime. $12 4 a 14; beef. m?--??. $13 a 14; do . prime. $11 a 12; do . family, $1H a 13; lard, par keg ot 60 lbs., $.r>; batter, per 100 lbs.. $23 a 2<>; cheese, do. do. do.. $10 a 12 4; rice, do . $5 5 a 7; tobacco In leat. $ti a 10; do. in boxes. $12 a 14; mackerel No. 2. $8 a 9; do. No. 3. $0 a 7 4; pilot bread $4 4 a ft 4; navy bread. $4 4 a 6 4; corn per brl . $2 0 a 3 4; lumber, yellow pine per M feet. $*."> a 40; do. white do. do do., $.10 a $-'13; shingle* per M. $7 a 9. Medical Migration, &? The following M.D.'s arrived at the Irving House, yesterday:? Doctor O. II Woo l, rhi'adelplua. Doctor W. K. Horner, do. Doctor G. W. Norris, do. i u...-- .1. Doctor Duga*. Georgia. Doctor Jamm Jone*, New Orloan*. Doctor Hugh H. McOuiro, Virginia. Doctor Cha*. Garrlxon, Now Jersey. Doctor J. (Jreig Gibson. Maryland. Doctor Duffield, Pennsylvania Doctor J. Carpenter, do. Doctor Garrett, New Jorsey. Doctor Joseph Kithian. Doctor L l-'itliian. Doctor Cochran, Virginia. Doctor Fnuntleroy, do. Doctor K. W. Jones, do. Doctor W. II. Klapp. Pliiladolphia. Doctor W. II Smith. Baltiinor*. Doctor Keith. Philadelphia. Doctor Boardley. llallimorc. ! Doctor S T. Smith, Maryland. Doctor Wroth, do. Doctor C. W. Harvey. Buffalo. The?e gentlemen are on their return from the Medical Convention recently held at Bontnn Anioog them ; are several of the mo*t distinguished profession*! gentlemen in the I'nited Statrs, and perhnp* have no superiors In the world. There are also ai thin vory popular hotel, Doctor* Henderson, Wood. Cuyler, and Moore, boldiug their convention for the examination of axxixtant Burgeon* for the army. Movement* of Individual*. The Hon. Thomax O. Cluuixon. Charge d'Affaires from the United Statea to Belgium, and who ha* been in thix country on leave of abxence for xome month*, arrived in tliix city yexterday. i>n III* return to Brussels. lie sail* in the ship Northumberland, with hi* family, on the 24th Instant, for kngland. Mr. Clemson ha* been 1 the I'nited State* Charge, at Brussels, for some year*. Mrx ' lemxon I* a daughter of the Hon JuhnC. Callioun?A'rir York Examiner. flitted States Circuit Court. Before Judge .Nelson, May.') FZt-mirn and Othrr* v| tfMMI.?The jury ' in thix cauxe rendered a verdict, this morning, for the defendant '1 he cauxc of I'm lihurit > ?. A't'ntman 4' Olhrrt, noticed In yeiter- ' day's Ilnald, wax taken up. Superior Court?8j?erl*l Term. Present I ho < hjet J uxtice. J uxtlcex Saudford and Ma*on M*r f> The court wax opened to-day Mr J astir* Mason, one of the new judge*, took hi* *eat for the llrst ' time One or two motion* of no interest worn heard ' ( otnmlxxloner* to iuv?*tlgute the claim* and award eompenaation t<? persons whose land ha* been lAken for th? u?? of the lludxou Itlver Railroad were appointed I lie mi* justice* will hold a general term for the re- ' Dial ruler ot thii month. The court will open on Mou- ' (l?j next.ix the chamber ol the Hoard of Aldermen. ' and ih? aigtiinent ralimlar of the Supreme Court will !* taken up < Celebration of the First AnnlTrritary of the Frtnrb Kr volution, by the French Citizen* Miid Kr?M?nl> ot New Vnrk. A large and highly respectable assemblage of the French residents of New York met on Friday evening, to celebrate the first anniversary of the French Republic, the day which brought political liberty find universal suffrage to that brave arid g illant people?the day when the gamtnx *t Paris and the heroic population of that great city rose in their might und stormed the citadel of monarchy, overthrowing in a few hours the throne of Louis Philippe, and gallantly bidding adi?utothe fallen King, at- he pawed unhurt amid the armed crow-l, to escape from the people who, if he had ruled with fidelity and kindness, would have been as ready to nb<'d their blooil to protect him a? they wore to pour it out to overthrow hi in It w at exceedingly appropriate and befitting to the couritv of tbU Rrrat event, that the mtnni i,f it* atmlvxriarv xliniilil ) ?> I ...1 V.? . .11,. ner, inasmuch u* a dinner ww, singularly enough, the proximate cause of the outbreak and revolution, the little point, as it were, of the needle which to tolled the Utig growing and overgrown carbuncle of mou irchy, and scattering its putrid contents, dissipated the exert) cence. and caused it to be eradicate I from the 1> dy politic. Had Mr. Oulzot, with all the boast of bin dogmutic wisdom, only possessed wisdom enough to let the people go to dinner on that memorable day. It is highly probable that the dinner which was celebrated yesterday in New York, at the Hotel de Paris, would never have been celebrated, and the infatuated King might yet be seated in the saddle in which he boasted, but the day before his fall, that he was securely tlxed But pride and boasting are always seen to end in this way,

namely, in certain overthrow and disgrace, proving be> ' ml all doubt that there is an immutable law and an inevitable power watching over men and all their affairs, which pulls down pride from its highest pinnacle, and defeats the best laid schemes of injustice for its own aggrandizement. Towards eight o'clock, the parlors and saloons of the hotel de Paris, on Broadway, were crowded with the numerous throng of the highly respectable French citizens of our city ; and the vivacious talk of the lively French resounding in all the rooms and corridors, almost led one to fancy that Paris, not New York, was the place we were in The tine military-looking guard called the Young Lafayette lluard. marched inline style at the loud beat of the drum into the hotel, preceded by a band of excellent music ; and every thing being now ready, the company proceeded in order to the wellfurnished dining room. Here the tables presented a scene enough to make the heart of the gourmand and ton rivant beat higher and quicker at the array of choice and excellent regale All the exquisite art of Freuoh cookery seemed to have exhausted Itself in furnishing a display upon the tables such as might provoke tile rated appetite even of the satiated. The very sight was exciting, and, though all had already dined before yet all were now ready to dine again. Thus art can stimulate nature, aud revivu thejaded appetite to fresh exertions. The chair was taken, and most admirably filled by Oeorge Ouynet, Ksq., of this city, ou each side of whom were seated the invited guests, some of whom came from distant cities of the Union to honor this great national festival. Among them we noticed (Vlons. La Fort, a well known and respected merchant of Philadelphia, whoso liospitable reception of the French military company from New V ?rk. on its visit to Philadelphia, was. at the time. uiMcli spoken of. On the immediate right hand of the President, sat the gentlemen of the press, foremost among whom we noticed the gentlemanly aud talented editor of the Courier drs Elatt l/nis, and next to him one of the working editors and reportors of tho New Ywk Ilnald. This is a peculiar characteristic of the French nation, to honor literature, and to give tho highest rank to men of letters, who, among most other people, unless they happen to be rich men, are looked upon and treated as little, if at all, beyond shoe blacks and barbers in rank and estimation. While tho French thus liouor the press, the Knglish. at thuir St. George's festival, would have offered them a seat among the negroes and musicians at a side table, as they did on one occasion to the gentleman who was seated last ninht on the right hand of the worthy president of this uoble and dignified French meeting. After ample justice had been done to the abundant provision of luxurious dainties which loaded the tables, and the rich Bordeaux had circulated freely among the joyous guests, the President rose, amid loud cheering, to address the meeting. This he did in a neat and elegant speech, alluding, in a most happy and patriotic style, to thu great occasion of the evening's meeting, and was loudly cheered, as he proceeded, by the ardent approval of the immense crowd which listened to him. For wo forgot to mentiou that the place was too narrow for the company, and if lastle Garden had been selected as the place of meeting, instead of the Hotel de Paris, it would undoubtedly have been filled, so great was the crowd, many haTing been obliged to retire, prevented from participating in the festivity for want of room. The Chairman then proceeded to road the various letters received from distinguished individuals, apologising for their unavoidable absence on the occasion of this national celebration. The letter from the ambassador of the French Republic at Washington wan particularly pleasing, showing a decided participation in the spirit of the meeting, though absent from unavoidable and necessary causes. Not so was it with the French consul at New York, whose absence on this occasion created much comment, and was universally stigmatized as a mark of bad feeling, and an evidence of renegade republicanism. To refuse to honor the sovereign of one's country, when that sovereign is the people. was looked upon by all present as an act of treason and traitorism, exceeding in its bad features the disrespect which ever could be shown to an individual sovereign. The letter of excuse sent on this occasion by the French consul, contained no plausible excuse, but justified his absence on ths ground that be was only a " commercial man.'' as if a commercial man cannot be a Frenchman and a republican, and is therefore acquitted from showing respect to the republican government and institutions of his country. Most of the guests present were commercial men, who, though not receiving, like the consul, the pay of the French Republic. yet came in voluntary patriotism to show their devotion to the new-bom institutions of their beloved country. When the perusal of the letter from the consul was finished, one loud simultaneous outburst of groans, hisses, and contemptuous indignation, bur-it forth spontaneusly from the assembled multitude. It was such a greeting to the direllct consul as Lord F.lgln is represented lately to have uict with in the groaning* and rotten-egg salutations with which ho is said to have been honored by an indignant people. The Chairman, in conclusion of his remarks and the reading of the various correspondent, exclaimed. " f'irr la Repuhlique upon which loud and rapturous cheering ensued, and the band struck up the Marseillaise amid deafening and enthusiastic applause. Mons. Raviniait then rose on behalf of the committee. and addressed the Assembly. He said :? When we received the letter which your President has just read to you. the committee of this banquet could not but feel a lively indignation at the refusal of the consul to unite with his fcllow-clllsens. to celebrate the anniversary of the proclamation of the republic. I come before you now, on the behalf ef the committee, to express their feelings at a conduct so unworthy. Kvery one of us. who may have had business to transact with the consul, will, doubtless, be ready to give him due credit for his teal In performing the commercial functious of his ofilco. Hut the character of Consul General of the French Republic to the Cnited States of America, is not, we consider it. limited to the passive action of signing passports, and other official papers, and receiving annually the salary of twenty thousand francs which the republic liberally bestows upon him. We. therefore, felt a deep sentiment of grief and indignation, as you. gentlemen, may well imagine, at such conduct ; especially so, as at the time of the celebration of our glorious day of February, a regret was then felt that there existed not a perfeet unanimity among all Frenchmen here, in giving the trial to thosu glorious days which they merited from overy true republican. I will only ask of you. gentlemen, and I will put it to every American now present among us (of whom there are several) whether If, In Europe, an American consul should refuse to join his fellow citlxcns there in the celebration of the Fourth of Jul v. would not a general burst of indignation fall upon him ? Would not his recall from the national post he occupied, be demanded; and would he not be immediately recalled by the government at Washington, for thus proving recreant to the honor of his country ? The French republicans of New York, however, will show themselves more indulgent on this occasion than to take any stops to procure his recall lor such a violation of official respect to the government of the republic. But we will teach the consul to know that as the official representative of the government of the French Republic. government which emanates from the sovereign people, lie must be a little more circumspect for the future, wuciJ iuu |ivupir 111mi wuuiu no iiuiub mi um t'liiui U1IIUQI ad J honors, <lo b'W the liouor to extend to hiin such an invitation. Thin neat, temperate nn<l elegant reproof was received with louil cheers of approbation. whereupon again, "Three groan* lor Monsieur Simoual, the Consul," were proposed and given con amove and most lustily l>y the whole Indignant company. The I'hcsidrmt then rose again, to propose the regular toasts for tho evening, which were given in the following order, each one calling forth a suitable manifestation of feeling, with occasional ardent and animated remarks. 1. The Day trr celebrate ?A day as doar to French republicans hh the 4th of July, the glorious souvenir of America, is to Americans !i. Tht French Rtpuhlit.?'The unanimous proclamation of this form of government by the nine hundred delegates of the nation, is a sure pledge of its future duration. Nothing elso Is possible. The happiness of the country and of the whole world depends upon its consolidation and security, for our example will tlnd imitators among all oppressed nations Shaking off like us the yoke of monarchy from their shoulders, they will exclaim with us, "The Republic for over:" 3. Rrmiblic oj the United Statu.?The first upan the battle tii'ld of liberty, and also the first to stretch out her hand to our assistance. The two republics, sisters t>f liberty, Invite all other nations to unite, and form with them but one *lngle family. 4 The Roman Republic. She is the pioneer of the inJependvnoe of all Italy, a country too noble, too beautiful. to remain in fetters under the ywke of the Austrian*. 6. The Freiidtnt of the French Republic. ? When the notion establinhed, for a limited period, a chief aver itself, it desired thereby to consecrate the principle that (in* i r If not hereditary, and to put a check upon hi* unbition. '1 his toast gave rise to a little scene of some animation atld exnitenieut. The hisses and the cheers aaein:<d equally divided Kor some time, the noise was so treat that nothing of the many voice*, which wore all xelaimiiig together, could be heard. The I'resident arn?<>tly entre?t.i?d sllrnoe < rias of "Hear it1 ha?r ill - rttil' read' no: no! no'?yea' yes! ye*'" resound**! throughout the room At length the toast was giwn out. and drank down by each according to the atrength of hlit swallow (i The I'rindent of the litvubUc of the Untied Statu. Thla toant, unlike the former wai received with unanimous and hearty cordial cheering and about* 8. The Jinny und Nary of tin Untied Stutei ?Worthy descendants ol tin* men of "C, they take up the plough a^iiin. after coining from the battle, and only quit It fpr a season to reacue their country from danger The recompense of their victorie* U found by them in the independence of their country l.oud cheers nnd music followed this beautiful sentiment 9 The National Guard uf t^e French Republic. Cititen soldiers?worthy rival* of an army whose dangers they i-hare, they, as well as the army, know how to vauquish. and to die tor the safety of the republic, aud the maintenance of the laws and Constitution. 10. Universal Suffrage?The fundamental principle of republican government, by which every citizen lias a share in the govereign authority Power proceeds solely from the people, and every government which refuse* to recognise. or which violate* this saerod law, is a government of usurpation, and unworthy of a free people. 11 Public Education?Without education, men bow <Jo?n under slavery. It is the duty of every good government to spread abroad the benefits of education, among all classes of society, for no one can be a good citizen it he docs not understand his political rights aud duties. Now, ah the evening advanced, and the rich Falernlan in the long necked bottle* diminished, bo in a direct proportion the hilarity and joyous feeling of the company increased. Several volunteer toast* were, after thin, given, accompanied with lively and animated speeches. all of them expressive of ardent zeal and admiration for the cause of republicanism in general, and of republicanism in France and Italy In particular. The cttuho of liberty in Italy evidently enlisted the sympathies of all the company proscnt Mr. Bkcchahim, a young Italian artist, a resident of Now York, addressed the company, and wa< received with loud and repeated cheers He said: the men who, in exile, have devoted their whole existence to theciuse of their country's liberty, aud who havo proclaimed the Koiuan republic, will, we are assured, do all in their power to continue their noble efforts to establish the liberty of all Italy. They will, doubtless, do ho, and will succeed in their glorious labors, unless the treasonable intrigues of diplomacy, and of ti.? tyrants of Kurope. should arrest their oourse in the coutcst which is destined to liberate fair Italy from tyranny and despotism. If wc behold with grief and sorrow, republican France under a retrograde government, sending an army to assist our tyrants to stifle our last efforts to conquer back our rights and our liberties, yet, as some consolation, wc see with joy, on the other haud, our brethren of France, In Sicily, swoaring to conqueror die for the liberties of Sicily and our country. (Loud and animated cheers ) Our fathers worn joined with your fathers in pouring out their blood with Frenchmen upon the same battle field. (Loud applause.) They fought in the ranks of your armies lor that France against which all the despots of Kurope were united and combined t? destroy her Citizens, it is only by union that the democrats of France and of Italy can hope to triumph over despotism and tyranny. The United States of America, the country of our adoption, gives us the example; let us remember and act up to lior just an?l celebrated motto, ' United we stand, divided wo fall." (Loud cheers followed this burst of eloquence.) Mr. L. E. Du Biiisson then offered the following toast, which was drank with loud cheers : Thr French ami *1m<rican Prtst of New York?so well represented this evening at our national banquet. Dr. Wiiitehi ati, on the part of the New York Herald, briefly replied, in the French language, to the highly complimentary and flattering toast. I)r. QfACKtMBoss followed, and, in a strain of animated eloquence, enlarged upon the noble traits of French character which he hud met with during his residence at I'aris. He could undertake to say, that an American in France finds himself better treated by Frenchmen than even by his own countrymen. In all the struggles of France, she was followed by the cordial sympathies of the American people. America will always be found on the side of France Dr. Quackeuboss concluded a speech full of generous and liberal sentiments, in relation to France and her institutions, by offering as a toast? La Btlle France, which was drank with great applause. Monsieur T. Kciiartk, a member of the Committee, of whose polite attentions we cannot speak highly enough, then gave the following toast : ? Jlljihonae At Lainartine. Mr. Kcharte enlarged, in an eloquent and animated address, upon the character, course, and conduct of Lamartine, whom he denominated, with classical appropriateness. the Scipio of France. This speech was re tfiiru wiiti mc unu wvi?v vuccin aiiu juuuroi up(iiHUM'. Mr. DRcrrorB, Vicc-rresident of the banquet, guru the following:? Gtneral Cavaignac?A soldier without fear, a citizen pure and without reproach, a republican by inheritance us well aft in heart. France owes him the highest dignity with which u republican can be honored. The day will come when France will also pay this debt which she owed him. Seme few token* of non-concurrence and disapprobation were mingled with the loud applause with which the above toast generally was received by the coinpauy. Citizen A. Barkrv then gave the following : ? " The alliance of all nations, for the triumph of liberty. and for the destruction of all the monarchies upon the face of the earth.'' Several other toasts were given and speeches made, which the lateness of the hour prevented us from re. porting; when, after an evening of undisturbed harmony, and of festivity gratifying to every one present, a* the shades of night dispersed and the morn slowly began to dawn in the distance, the company broke up. amid cheers of animated delight and enthusiasm. Religious Intelligence. Calendar for May.?Cth, 4th Sunday after Easter; 13th, &th Sunday after F.aster; 14th, 15th. 16th, Rogation Days; 17th, Ascension Day; 20th, Sunday after Ascension; 27th, Whit Sunday; 28th, Monday In Whltsun week; 29tb, Tuesday in Whitsun week; 30th, Kmbcr Day. The Sixty-first Annual Convention ot the Trotestant Episcopal I burch in the Diocese of Maryland, will meet in St. 1'aul's church, Baltimore, on Wednesday, May 20, 1849, at 9 o'clock A. M. From the report of the Presbytery of New York, dated April 18.1849, we gather the following interesting statistics:? Churchn. Communicants. Collfctiont. First, New York 379 $7,285 Brick, New Vork 674 5.133 Rutgers street, New York 427 3.009 Duanc street, New York 403 7,391 Fifteenth street, New York 87 ? Madison avenue, New York 39 197 Chelsea. New York 151 825 Forty-second street,VNew York.. 114 403 Yorkvllie 37 12 Emmanuel, (colored) 43 7 First. Brooklyn 324 1,080 Second, Brooklyn 489 5,286 Central 104 142 Walla bout 142 88 William sburgh 128 419 Astoria 78 293 Newtown 147 490 .Jamaica 420 1,006 Thompsonvillo 156 163 Tariffville 56 01 Jersey City 99 499 Grcenbush 27 24 Nyack 114 34 Totals 4,638 $63,293 The Rev. D. Anderson has been appointed the first Bishop of the newly-formed colonial diocese of Trince Rupert's I.and in the Hudson's Bay territory, in Northwest America. Cardinal Orsinl died lately at Naples His Eminence was Secretary of Councils to the Holy See. A correspondent of the Jtmia dt la Religion states that the Holy Father suffers terribly from what is passing at Rome. Sometimes during mass he cries in an undertone, Jttio bio ! mio Dio ! mio Dio ! His Holiness celehrntrii with hnnllv nnv Hnrrtator* Mgr. Marilloy.the illustrious Bishop of Lausanne And Geneva has lately left hid place of exile at Divonno, to visit the Holy Father at Gaeta Tho Re*. H. J. F.ddy. of Jordan. Central New York, the former successor of the Rev Henry Davis, is again to succeed him in taking the chargo of Cannon street church, in this city. Rev. lames M. Coley, late pastor of tho Baptist church in ( armcl. N. V , has Hccepted a call to the pastoral charge of the First Baptist church in Norwich, Conn. Rev John M. Shotwell, late of Cato Four Corners, has received a call from the Baptist church in Westmoreland. Oneida county. The Rev. George Mlxter, ef Andover. has accepted the call of the Baptist church in fcastford to become their pastor. Tho ship Dolphin, which arrived at Boston on the 24th ult., from Calcutta, brought as passengers the Rev. D. Irving and wife, of New Y ork, missionaries in India. Rer. Dr. Pierce, of Brookline, ii so ill, that but faint hopes are entertained of his recovery. Died, in Salem, Mass., 2T>th ult., the Rev. Hezekiah Packard. D. D., aged 87 years. 4 months; a soldier In the war of the revolution, serving under Washington during the siege of Boston; a graduate from Harvard in the year 17b7. and 44 years in the active service of the Christian ministry. Rev. John Dodson, vicar of Coeherhans, Lancashire, has sent in his resignation to his Bishop. He was influenced by Rev. Mr Noel's recent essay on Church and State, and has given up a salary of A'tJSO. over 3000 dollars a year, and n beautiful residence. His secession has produced a great sensation. A man in one of the New England State*, who was hopefully converted, and united with an erangelienl church, in the course of his examination related his experience. In speaking of his past life, he said ho bad never stolen. 'Ididoue night,' said ne. "ge to a neighboring smoke-house, and I thought I would tuke a ham and carry home to my family; but just as I raised my band to take it, that passage of scripture came to my mind, " Tho doc will bite The thief at night.", and I went off and left the ham The "Christian Socloty of Brotherly Lore, No 1," held their second anniversary In the churcn cornerof lltli and Wood streets, on Krlday evening I he meeting was eloquently addressed by tho Rev Henry D. Moore, Rev. Tbornaa II. Ward, and the President of tho Society, George F. Gordon I he Southern Baptist Convention which was to have met in Naehville, (Tenn.) on the 2d May, has boon changed in consequence of tho reported prevalence of the cholera there The meeting will be heid In ( harleston on the 23d May The ensuing Convention, which will take place in 19A2, will be held at Nashville, at which time, it is to be hoped, the Kailroad will be com pleted ? Charisitan C'oiirwr. Rev. Fdward Cope, wlfc and son, arrived at Boston on Monday, from ( alnutta. in the ship Delhi They were allU4-lied tr> the Ceylon .Mission The Rev. J. !S. Msfnt is proclaiming tho go'pW at F' rt .Smith. Ark . t e the Calif'mis eiulgiants TELEGRAPHIC t\TKLLItiKM';vM Appolnlmml* hy the PrrtlJrut. Waihi.notor, Ma/ 5, The New York Marshal*!!!*.?Henry F. Taln^^^^| has been appointed U. S Marshal of the Southern trict of New York, in the place of Lly Moore, rein Postmasters.? Danlol lirawlry, at Lafayette, Henry H. Matthews. at t'.lmira. N. V.; Klishu S at Milwaukie, Wi*conain; John F. Bradley, at burg. Mississippi; Kdward W. Lincoln, at Worcei^^^H Maas.; Joshua L)unn. at I'ortland, Maine. Samson Mwon has been appointed U. S. Uiotrlct^^^H torney in Ohio. Collectornhlp of Philadelphia. Washinoto.*, 5, It Is currently reported that I tiller Luther, of ing. Pennsylvania, will be appointed Collector of ladelpbia. Later from Chagrcii? lteturn of Gold ? c on-arrlval or Vessel* from fornla?lmucme Numbers waiting Transportation. H Baltimore, May 5, The brig I- mtland arrived at New Orleans on 27th ult. liom Chagres, whence Bhe ailed on the She brought ci teen |<assenger< (California eutigra who te urncd < n account of the uilflculty of obtai.^^^^^ I asrage to ti e ( old Region. 'j he atea uthip California had not a'tired at Pangj^^^H nor l a 1 a .} other vessel, from San Francisco, tlia ! a III * i ?rIIhiI from rhmrrcn There were about three thousand person* ou isthmus, anxiously awaiting the uuam of transpoi^^^H tion, among whom there is a general wish that t^^^H v ere back in the " * hite settlements but pride^^^| duces t em to remain for a chance of finally reach^^^H California by tliat route. Aft'nIIn Canada?Montreal (tulet?AjI^H tion In the Eautcrn Towmthlpi?Purtl^H Arrests. Montreal, May 8?13 P. The Pari lament was not in session to-day. Il convene on Mon ay next, and hold its sessions in new building owned by Mr. Hayse, called the v Mason's Hall, hut it is said the seat of governmen^^^^ to alternate four years at Quebec and Toronto. A young man engage I in the Custom House been at tested, and is in custody for disturbing t^^H peace, or. it is probable, to be detained as a witness/^^^^ 'J l;e agitation still continues in the aasteru ton^^H All is quiet in Montreal. SECOND DESPATCH. Montreal, May 5?7 P. M^^H The government has taken possession of the building, belonging to Mr. Hayes; and both houses Parliament will meet there ou Monday. A person named Stone was arrested to-day, but t^^| charge a a st him is not known. Some of the late prisoners arc about to start on a to^^H of "agitatl > " through the eastern townships. The California Emigrants via the ( ramie, die. Baltimore. May 5, 1849. The New Oilcans Drlta contains a letter from Koa^^J Mexico, in which the writer states that all tho adro^^H turers he I as i et. including Col. Webb's party, a^^| heartily tired of their journey; but that they ashamed to give it up so. and therefore press onward. Arrival of the Fremont California Assocli^^H tion at New Orleans. New Orleans, May 2, 1849. The Fremont California Association arrived iu Eliip Milan, on the 28th ult.,?all well. Those wishit^^J to write to the members thereot will address their le^^H ters to San Antonio. Texas, immediately. Conviction of n Post Office Robber, Baltimore. May 5. 1849. John I). Kenton has been convicted of robbing tb^^| post office at Winchester, Virginia, and sentuueed four years'imprisonment in the penitentiary. The Steamer Tennessee. Charleston, May 5, 1849. The steamship Tennessee arrived at Savannah. ta^^| day, in 70 hours from New York. Progress of Specie towards New York. H [One of our telegraphic friends has furnished us witi^H the following despatch, but has not stated the plao^H whence it was received :] * "Tho express of Wells fc Co. hi?? rrontrnetml to tak^H $100 000 in specie to New York, and will transport i^H thither within a day or two." Markets. H Boston. May 5?6 P. M. There is a moderate demand for flour, with sales u^H 1,000 bbls., including Michigan. St. Louis, Western^H flat hoop, and (Jenesee, at $5 a $5 2.">. Corn continuo-^^J in small supply, and the inquiry is fair. We notic^H sales of 10.000 bushels white at 58c . and yellow at ttfc.^H which is an advance of 2c. per bushel since yesterday In rye the sales are 800 bushels Northern at (>8c. ForH oats there is a f_ir inquiry, with sales of 5.000 busholn^H Northern at 40c. Provisions are in steady demand fov^H tho supply of the trade, at previous quotations. Alranv, May 5, 1849. Receipts by canal within the last twenty-four hours ;^H flour, 1.000 bbls.; corn, 6 300 bushels; barley. 18,300 do.^H No change In flour?waiting documents by mail. Corn? Sales ot 8 500 bushels were made (yellow) at 62 a 62','c Barley- Sales of 3.M)0 bushels wore made at .r>S a '?!>. H No change of moment in other articles. Bi ffai.o, May 5, 1849. Receipts within the past tWenty-four hours?Hour, 4,300 barrels ; wheat. 7.500 bushels. Sales of 2.000 barrels of flour were made at $4 a $4 12|?. Wheat?Sales 4 000 bushels of Miiwaukio were made at 82c. Corn For Western. 39c. was offered. Freights had a downward tendency ; for flour to Albany 57c. was asked. City Intelligence. I Sword to Ge.n. Wooi..?Tho sword presented to General Wool by the Legislature of this State is now finished, and is certainly not less beautiful than anything of the kind in the country. It is at tho store of Ball. Tompkins & Black, whore it will remain a few H days, before going into tho hands of tho gallant general. Tile blade is of tho finest steel, while the hilt ill of the most magnificent and beautiful order. The I shield boars an impress of the arms of tho State of New H York. '1 he hilt Is surmounted with a cap of liberty H while the figure of the goddess stands on each side just I below, the one holding a mirror reflecting itself, while H the other stands with broken chains at its feet Thf H guard attaches to the top of the hilt by drag-ins' heads, H grasping a warrior's maek; in the centrc is the Ameri- H IIHi i iimhm I'll <? pan, ? Ml I 111- ninr* me "in H?crlflcial stones, of n London smoke color. while below in n serpent coiling around the hilt, with ? mersld crest, nnd eyes of ruby. The scabbard 1* most beautiful. and surpasses In richness anything of the kind ever manufactured In thin city. It Is of solid gold. On one si te It Is ornamented with the figure of Justice, and emblems of war. a chariot of war; the American eagle.and birdf of prey; soldiers bearing the wounded on Utters and the an5(1 of death, from whom women ami children are ilying nst above Is an altar, with the figure ?f Justice before which female forms are in a kneeling position; ind In the background a mother nn.l infant seeking refugn. and near to them two officers. On the rcvor!e side is the following inscription:? y.ooof>oooooonoi>000000000000 ooooooonooonoooootoM 8 Presented to Oen. Joiiw F, Wool., u 8 A S the State of New York. Dec. ho. 1N4*. in comme- 5 9 monition of his vigilant and arduous services g | previous to. and his skill, gallant ry, a ml activl- g 0 ty In the hard-fought battle of Buenii Vista on 3 8 the 22d and 23d February. 1X47; na al? his | 2 distinguished services thoughout the war with * | Mexico. g ? o XOOOOOOO?0000OOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOl KHtOOOfe) v"; FoUowinif the inscription, are representations of volun teer* enlisting, their departure on A teamlemt and tra veHn defile through the gorges of the Santa Ilosa mountains; the battle of Buena Vista; the interview between Oenerals Taylor and Wool: the fl< Id after I he b attic, where Mexican women are adminlstcringto 1 ho woundod American soldiers, and the Americans to tho wounded ofthe enemy. This beautiful token of the admiration of the people of this State to her favorite military son, is one of which he may well be proud, and one worthy ^ of the Kmplre State. To those wh" have not seen it, it will b? a curiosity; and the beholder Is struck with wonder at the chaste and beautiful emb'er.i- nil full of meaning, and commemorative of incidents connected with the Mexican war The WrATHF.a.?Tbp weather yesterday departed very far from the usual order ol May The stroet* had become filled with dust, and a rain was hoped for by every one, but not such as did come. Before the dawning of the morning, the clouds gave out a tin" shower, ....1 >.. -1..1? . ? ?' ....v. ? mc ..i-i.ih 1*1 tut nun mere wore indications 01 a clearing up. Suddenly the wind changed to the haat, and* storm act In. A cold, hunting rain fell during lha whole day. until the streets and sidewalks wore illlod with mud. much morn disagreeable than the du-t had he. n As night grew on thu storm Increased and lb* rain fi ll with greater violence. and continued up to a late hour without abatement. or a probability of clear weather. Hut thu day before, thn farhiou* of spring were to he seen in every part of Broadway, but yesterday the henry apparel of winter resumed its placa, and I spring seemed to have lied before the cold ea<t Mast RoaatBr or riir Mr*c?i*i?T?' f'.vmini counter of the paying teller of tha Merchant"' K.?change Bank, of thin city. w?s robbed, ycntcrdny afternoon. of *3.700 In bill" of the follow iu^' denoim tuitions two of J,MK> eaeh; twenty of $100 each; $1W in email blll?. from $1 to >10; and $f>20 In *50* ml fit*. A man who waK in the bank at the time. Ii miiji.-cted of having itolw the money Me Ik represented to ba about :t0 years of ago. of light complexion, and ah Hit 6 feet 0 or 7 inches In height lie disappeared but a moment before the money wax missed, ami though anarch was Immediately made, no clun at to hi* ?h> could b? obtained. Foi-nn Prownkd.?The body of on unknown man picked up in the dock at thu tool of I Union afVMjB; yesterday morning lie wae about 2"> years of aja, app-ftrc 1 to have been In th? water lor four week*

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