Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 12, 1849, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 12, 1849 Page 1
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*. ,f. TH ?? - ? NO. 6485, Late and Iutercettuu from TeiM< [From the New Orleans Delta, June 3.] The steamship Fanny, Captain Scott, arrived Jesterday. She was from Port Lavaca the 29th; rora Galveston the 3(Jih uk. We are indebted to Captain S lor the journals of these cities?we suppote Lavaca is a city. We make the fallowing extracts from the Corpus Chriati Star, of Saturdujr lust, May 26:? Since our last we have heard of no frosh depredations by the Indians iu this section Tho horses stolen from San Patricio appear to bare been taken by a band of white thieves, mixed with Mexicans and D'groe* They were pursued by a party of the citiscns. who kept them in view for ten miles, bat belug badly muusited. were unable to overtake them. A gentleman in this town has received a letter from Mexican friend of his ut Laredo, which gives an account of a rencontre with the Indians near that place lie rays that a party of fifteen I'auiauches arrived at the Han' ho (. apitancno and carried olf a girl about twelve years old iier father and relation* Immediately called together the inhabitants of tile other rauohos, and jrtrsued theui; but being badly mounted, their fores gradually diminished until there were only eight men left, who. being friends of the unfortuuatc captive and excited by a feeling of anger agaiust those atrocious Caribs, resolved to pursue and punish thorn SMereiy Ou the 7lh lust, they overtook them at a place called Magiieylto* (ucar the old itaacho do Dofores, iu the Laredo district), and after a light of more f.hau an hour, succeeded iu rescuing the captive girl. The Indians had three killed, aud the Mexicans tnree wounded ?tho former losing all their plunder aud horses Since that day the Indians have returned iu iorce. aud now range tho linn with perfect freedom robbing the ranches aud destroying everything they can lay their bauds ou A Mexican named llesendes arrived yesterday from Matamoras. in company with four families, who intend filling here. Ou Wednesday eveuiug they encamped this side of the Arroyo Colorado, and while the men were out. getting their cattle together, a party of Indians altucked the camp and carried off four women (.two of them married), and a female child, two years aid. They took au old woman, whipped her nearly to d< atli, and let her go. Wbeu the uiuu returned, the ludiaos hud been gone some time, aud they saw uo more of them or their unfortunate captives The saint* man reported that the old aud extensive Raurho de Rosalia, above the town of Santa Rita, ou the Rio Uraudu, had been eutiruly broken up, uud the luliatntauts were making their way to Corpus Chriati The whole Rio Grande country, with the exception of the large towns, is said to be complete y deserted, aud the Indians roam at will, killiDg mm aud beast wherever tbey meet them The inhabitants were casting longing eyes to the government for relief, and we hope it may arrive before it is t?o lata. Yesterday two Mexicans, belongiug to Colonel Kinsley's Runclio del Oso, were shot on the west bank of the Nueces, just above San fatricio. aud ouu of tnuui. it is "thought, mortally wounded The person* who shot tbeiu are *aid to be white*, aud doubtless belong t? the same gaug who stole the horses at 3au Patricio The Western Texian give* the followiug extract from a letter written at Loredo. by a respectable gentleman, -well kuown in Texas, but whoso naiue is not mentioned:?"The cholera has swept like a whirlwind over Laredo, leaving scarcely a family that Is not lu mourning It raged for twenty days, aud then begaii to disappear, although it still lingers, there being a case today. About two hundred Mexicaus have died. The company of the 1st Intautry stationed here lost eight out of thirty, and a company of emigrants Hi} led the Essex Mining Company, from boston, buried live of their number here, aud I much tear will lose more on their route. They have left for Luaipascus ? they numbered thirty men when they arrived a few days ago " This letter confirms the report relative to the loss of Captain bui-bank's men by choluia published in our last. The writer says "The distress aud desolation here beggar description?the panU was great, aud the people rushed from the town to the ruuehns in tbo neighborhood, which only made the matter worse, aud they were daily Drought hack to die. the premonitory stages having been neglected from their distance from medical aid" lie further says that there are many houses vacant ? the inhabitants having all died?one fumily in particular be ineutions. which consisted of niue persons, of whom eight died. The bau Antonio Trrian mentions a fearful increase of supposed suicide, though we doubt whether so many j sudden deaths are justly chargeable to this cause. That paper says "A recklessness of life unprecedented has exhibited itself in many instanoes; the horrors of death, or the fearful consequences of a hereafter, seems to make but a slight impression upon the iniuds of mauy.whoare daily rushing headtoug" into eternity Within the last tour or five days not less than Ave aud some report seven, bodies have been found lu the Sau Antonio river and the ditch leading from the Alamo to the bend ot the river, supposed to have been drowued The names of two only have been ascertained ? Davenport and h rarer. the latter employed iu this ofllce." The Victoria Jldoocatc states that the cotton crop oil -theGuadalupe is "as tiue as It can be?the injury done Dy KIC iruM I.* I?runy nuu n mt: nniuii continues favorable and thn worm lets it alone. plan ters will make at least two bale* of cotton to the aero " The editor of the tfenern Ten an learn*, by au arrival troui Fredericksburg. tbat seven or eight hundred Caiaanche Indiaus are now at that place, who exhibit very disposition to be friendly, and desire that they nay be permitted to trade with the Americana unmolested Lx-Oovsrnor H. Runnel* decline* being a candidate te represent the We*tern Congressional District of Texas in the next Congress of the United State* Mr Arthur Lynn, who has tilled the office, pro. let?, during the absence of \lr Kennedy, ha* been permanently appointed British Consul at this port. Amoug the deatba at San Antonio is that of a son of kliyor Babbitt of the army. State of Affairs at New Orleans. [From the New Orleans Bulletin.J The most exaggerated report* continue to be published iu the Northern paper*, regarding the crevasse and the overflow in tbis eity; aud to a person ignorant of the facts aud circumstauoes of the case. It would seem as if a cataract like that of Niagara had suddenly hurst upon the city carrying rapid and overwhelming destruction to everything in its path and causing the inbubitauts to flee in the utmost consternation, for tba safety of their live* We have ourselves received letters and have seen similar one* addressed to others, expressing the greatest anxiety on the subject, and urging an immediate abaudoumeut of the city In order tbat the subject may be properly understood abroad, and to relieve the minds of those who inay have friends in New Orleans, or busiuess relation* with the city, we make the followiug statement with all the details of which our citiaeus are of course perfectly familiar. 1 be Mississippi runs through a ridge of land formed originally by It* own deposit*, which gradually decline* aa it recedes from the baok* on eit her side. This ridge however, though higher than the ground further from the river, is not high enough to keep tile water within its bauks in season* of flood and. in consequeuce, an embankment, or levee, is raised, the top of wnich is intended to be above the highest flood* i'his levee, however, I* sometimes not substantially made, or from some other defect or being uudermincd by t lie water the latter makes a breach or creva.-se in it, which, though small at flr*t. rapidly enlarges from the heavy rush of watar through it. and. unless promptly oheeked and closed, frequently becomes unmanageable, audiinpos-ible to be atopped. The gTeat body of water which thus flow* with overwhelming force through the break, naturally seeks, first, the low lauds aud swamps which exist a abort di.-tance back from the river, winch are gradually filled up. until the whole country, above aud below the crevasse, becomes overflowed, and continues to rise to greater or legs extent, as the water may be able to escape and diffuse itself more or less freely, into channels, lakes, or other outlets that may exist in the rear. The crevasse from which New Orleans Is now lufferlng is fourteen miles above the city by the c iur?e of the river, and the break through the levee, we understand Is to the extcut of doll tent. through which the water is rustling with great force on an average depth ..? . . . I ...... ? l.a n ?... XII III.. III III.. l.ii.-h - borliood of it. anti all the adjoiumg |ilitiilntiouH were soon submerged. and the swamp in the rear wan liko-wlse tilled Willi water. gradually making it* way d mil ' toward* the city and the swamp iu tie rear and a* lhi* latter filled, the water steadily backed up Into the rear streets of tin) city, and lia* kept gradually "welling holier and higher toward* the more thickly built pur in us until it lot- reached in ouie place* within six or seven square* ut the river, it being b- rue in inind that the streets are highest near the river and that the drainage of the city contrary to that of .Northern lowut is from and not toward* the river Our distant readers will at ouoe *ee from thl* statnnieut. tliat ail idea of to** of lite from the Ho >d (which appear* to have been ?o strongly Impressed on their liMigiualloiiJ ie perfectly ridluulou*. a* tli? greate-t ri*e of the water iu the rear of the city aever exceeded fveu iiichealn any twenty-four hour*, and it i? believed it ha* now attained it* maximum height, and e.*eape* by Lake Ponohartralu a- rapiuly a* it i? supplied through the crevasse. Iudee,i during tlin last twentyfour hour*, there has been a flight fall The burine** portion of the city lis* not been at all luvndcd hy the water and no expectation that It will lie It ha* been almost exclusively dwelling house* that have been flooded, and those principally occupied by citizens of moderate circuiu-lance*. on whom the loes ha* fallen with much severity. Ureal number* of them have abandoned th*lr dwelling*, whilst many, however, continue to occupy them under all the iueoasentence of either wading kue deep in, or being conveyed to and fro In a *lu(T A large portion of the rear of the Klr*t and all the rear of the Third Municipality, have thus far escaped, a* the levee of the Old ( anal lia* prevented the water from tproadingln that direction, but great fear* are entertained that it cannot much longer resint the pressure Should this be the care. It will add greatly to the extent of the calamity and th? ooti.suqueul distress, a* those district* which would til consequence, be overflowed, contain a very large population We hope however. for the b'-st. and as tho river has fkllen twofiet and a half since the crevasse was opened. and still continue* to lall, with no advloes from above of any further rise being on the way down, wo cannot hut hope that the efforts now unking to close dtie crevasse will be successful If the river *li >ul<l fell two or three feet more, of which there Iseveryprocpeet, It wonld render It a work of comparatively easy aeeowpllsbment. Political Intelligence, William S Ash* Is the d?nii<orali't candidate for Congress In the Wilmington district of North i.arellna, Eivr 17' rs -tia Pacific Railroad. New Vow*, M\J 25. 1M9. Editor N. Y. Herald The article in your paper of 21st inst.. on the subject of* Our Intercourse with th# Pacific; the Isthmus of Panama. &c , fce with the illstancvs from Liverpool anil from New York to ports beyond Cape Hnru and the Cape of Good Hope, has induced me to ask yon to place before your readers the following facts, arrived ut from actual experience, and calculations from the highest authorities, and from the results of seven yearrf of investigation. Prior to any Dronosition before Cuneresa fur a railroad eema* at. ! ?_ imam. I took the ground that a communication oetween the Atlantic and Pacific across any part of Mexico, could not have business sufficient to sustain it, and that such a communication any whore, could not b? of use or benefit to us. unless located so far north, that by the sphere of the glotye the distance woulJ be so utu-h reduced, as would force a change of route for the commerce and iutercourse of Europe with Asia; and so far north, that the climate would uot damage and destroy animal and vegetable products, so that the great Mississippi basin would UaveCuropuon the one side, and on the other side all Asia for markets; and I am ready with facts aud figures to sustain my position. The figures from which you speculate, all of which are erroneous, being not your owu, and for which, of course, you are not responsible, are well understood by those who are acquainted with the subject, and mislead those only who have uot examined it all. Before going further, 1 will state, that I am not opposed to u proposition for the construction of any mcaus of transit at I'uuaiuu. or across any other part of Mexico. Were there fifty catials or railroads to-morrow, or should the i'aicitin burst Its bounds, aud mingle its waters with its sister Alkiutic. and open a space lor an unobstructed passage, sufficient for the marine of all the world, it could in uo way interfere with my project or plaus; but. on the coutrary. it would prove aud sustain the position I have lakeu. But such erroneous Statements put forth to the world, as based upon actual calculation of actual distances, sanctioned comiaeuted and speculated upon, by the I'ress generally, are made to injure my plans, by misleading the opinions of the many who do not calculate for themselves, or have not made veyngea to aud from the places named, therefore 1 notice them. My figures will show that no commerce from our Atlantic slope or from Kurope, to any part of Asia, can be carried across at Panama, any part of Muxico or eveu the southern part of our own territory, and u road, if built, must depend for its support entirely upon the intercourse aud exchanges between the two sides The niouutalu range trorn Cape Horn to the Arctic Ocean, which divides both of these continents, their products, commerce and all. prohibits an exchange of commodities. because each produces the same, except manufactured goods. now. an me commerce or ine rar.itic which could possibly be diverted from its present route to a road at Panama (uot including the present temporary rush of emigrants to California.) amounts to but 18,1*32 tonnage per annum, as appears from Treasury report* and tables of british revenue. The emigration to California will soon be reducod, and coutlnud to those who go with their families, to remain, and they, to save expenses, will go around the Cape. This 18.932 tonnage and the present emigrants, might be facilitated by. but It would not support, a railroad. A good wagon or plank road would, no doubt, be useful, aud for several years give a good return rot the investment for its construction ; but it appears to ma that there is one point on this subjeot which has been entirely overlooked. Now, from New York, the' centre of commerce, on the Atlantic coast to Chagres is 2.300 miles?a long voyage, almost as far as to Kurope? and from Panama to San Francisco, a still louger voyage, of near 4,000 miles, and I ask what difference it eau make to any passenger from New York, bound to Sau Francisco. wketber he Is five or ten hours in crossing the Isthmus? It certainly cau make but tiro hours difference in the long voyage of moro than 0,000 miles, and the same with merchandise. The position which I have taken is, that a railroad, tr canal, across any part of Mexico, could bo of no use to us; that the produce of the Pacific slope aud ocean, except the gold and oil, cannot be brought to us for a market, and the gold and oil we can purchase only with such articles as the wants of the people there require, aud which wc may be enabled to furnish in competition with other nations; the avails of labor must b.i returned to where produced, aad there used, so that if we take their gold and oil, it is to us an import, uot a product?the same as if we purchased from Russia or < hiuu? not so with the settlers in Texas, or Iowa, the products of whose labor must come to us for a market, aud be exchanged for commodities which their wants /111 n a Vi<1 (an/1 eannftf Kn aiifii.llud ? - ?' - ? uviwwuu. SUM v??uvv WU PU|rp4l?VlliWUl ?UJT VlUt'I BUUrUtt. The fruits of *11 their toil is. to tile nation, a product. source of wealth anil power. If I am right, and 1 believe I am, what is the object, and what the gain. In facilitating and urging emigration to California ? if the produce of labor is wealth to a nation, is not any man thus urged olf a loss ? \iy statements are not "based upon exaggerated reports uf climate, to " tvery mau acquainted with the commerce of tbe world, must know that such a climate as that of I'anama is ruinous to animal and vegetable products. At New Orleans, which is more than '40 dm. north of Panama, the aunual total destruction from climate is immense; and shipments can be made to Kurope and the Northern ports for only three to four mouths of the year On c?mand wheat shipped to Europe. the deterioration is 45 percent; ou bacon 15 per cent, aud ail commodities more or less injured. This is a subject which wants no argument; aud if the gold gathering should occupy iuiUWns, we cannot supply them with food across Panama?eveu if the climate would not destroy, the heavy expense of transhipments and transit would be a sufficient inducement to go uu the side near to. and produce tor their wants but wo will suppose, as your speculations would lead us. that ' Panama becomes at once the entrepot uf the whole world, and the gate through which tha immense commerce of the Allautlc and Paciilc must pass,'' 1 ask. what can we gain by it ? can wo control it ? Can our commerce be increased by it ? All our commerce cusl of the Cape of Good Hope and west of Cape Horn, including the whole fishery, amount* to an annual aggregate of exports and imports of $25,lu7,94d ; while tbe commerce of Kurope, with tile saute r< ;ious, amounts to an annual aggregate of export* and imports of about $450,000,000 Now. allow it possible (but iny figures will show it te be impossible), to malte Panama the entrepot of this vast commerce; I ask. what benefit could it be to these United Stales' And I a?k the people and the capitalist! of Uoeton. of New York, of I hiladelphia of Baltimore, and the people of all these I nited States, are you willing to furnish meaus to build up outside and out of your country, a city to bo the depot for the commerce of the world f A commerce in which you can participate no more in Its benefits, than you d? od its present route around the Cape of Good llope? Will you. at your own expense, attempt to divert from your own couutry a commerce which commands and controls the world ? Audi ask the people of the South und the southern statesmen particularly, are you willing to furnish your quota of mean*, to draw te your coast tbe entire marine force of the world, to wateh your motion* and interests, and to gaard a commerce in which they cannot participate? Could your speculations be realized, the result must be as I have described it; but I will come to actual distances. which must settle tbe whole nunstion :? [ ^ on say troin Liverpool to Cauton, via the Cape of Good Hope. is 18,000 mllM. Aud I make from I hina to England, via the <apt> of Good Hopo, during tbo northeast monsoon. From Macao, through the Chinese sea, to the Kquator 1,790 mllsi. (North-east monsoon, blowing with forcestrong current setting to the south-wast.) Thence to Sundca Straits to IV! deg south latitude... T60 (North-west or west monsoon?short calms in the sea between Borneo and Sumatracurrents running sotstb with force.) Thmce through the region of the southeast trades to 27 deg south latitude, aud 60 deg east longitude 8,900 (South-east trades varying much to the east; but sometimes weak and interrupted; current setting to the west moderate.) Tliencc to the Cape of (tood Hope 1,600 " (Variable winds south-easterly and southerly prevail, curreut setting to the west snd south-west) The nee to Kngland 0,600 M (South-easterly trades to near the equator, from 80 degree* north latitude, variable wruds south and northeasterly prevail ) From f hlna to England era the Cape of Good Hop 13 .130 Only d i?70 miles less than your figures; bat owing to Itedc winds, a vessel bound out to tbsCape of (<ood Hope would he obliged to rundown the coast of | and would Inereiw the dl?taiiee 1 520 inilt:*; ntill 8 560 miles lni>? tbau your statement Front New Y ork to Canton 1 ?'? the (. ape of Hood Hop.-, by your figure* I*. ........ 19 500 mile* Now. Captain YV at .mum. in the Sea YV itch, last voyage. made hie eailiuif distance trom Cumon to New York 14.255 " Lee* than your statement 6.2i) ntilei. For the distance to Calcutta you are equally erronoous Vessel* bound from New York, or from Kuropa direct to any port* in Asia. never ntakn the voyage around Cape Horn; therefore the eat I mate to Canton of 2d. 21. and'23.000 mile", cau be considered but aa the extreme of exaggeration Y oa show that from Liverpool to Valparaitn. no ( ape Horn la 11,400 mile*. And from point to point, tor nine dilfereut points with prevailing winds, currents, kc , I show it to be 0.400 " Lea* than your figure* 2 00U " From New Y'ork to Valparaiso t ie Cape Horn you say is 12 900 *' Captain Waterman s last voyage m i l, It.l0.i4d " Lesa than your figure* 2,514 " Your figures represent I'unauia aa but 1 fioO mile* New Y'ork. A ateuiner (night. on straight lines make the distance to t hagres in about 2 1UK) miles, and a sail vessel 2 50'> and upwards?from ( hagres to Panama. 76 niilo* ni >r<\ Y ou represent i'auama to bo 4.7iK? mile* from Liverpool, whereas the distance, as actually performed, la 6 478 miles And thence to Canton, during thesoutbweat monsoon, for a favorable wind, tho course would he to the Ladronoa 8 tot " (North-weit trade winda inodvfat* ?iMrent selling waelward > W YO MORNING EDITION?TU Thru re to the straits of Ballngtaug 1,200 mllea. (Souib-weet monsoon, west of 138 deg. E. long., current running westward with some force) Thence to Canton 000 " (Sonth-weat monsoon, current letting to the north with moderate force ) I'rem England to China t ta (')iagree and Panama 15 878 miles. Your figures show it to he but 12.300 u Excess over your figure* 3,678 mile*. You represent Canton from New York via Panama to be 10,200 miles. "Whereas it Is from Punuma to China, as above 10,400 miles. Add. from New York to Panama 2,675 " 12.976 " More than your estimate 2,775 Now. add to the exaggeration in the calculation for the present voyage around the Cape S.245 " An exaggeration in the two calculations of 8.020 " These figures su.-taia the position I have taken ; they are no speculation, but results of voyages performed, and actual measurement of the globe, and from which it appears that from Kugluud to Chiua via Panama. Nicaragua, or Tehuantcpeo, would not be less than 16,878 miles. Wliile from China to England via the Cape of Good Hope, the present route, is hut 16,330 " Against the Panama route 2.548 miles. And from Englaud to Australia, the Panama routs would be 2 018 milus more distant than the present route uround the Cape. And from F.ngland to Singapore, the difference in favor of the present route would be 3.488 miles. The pamphlet which I gave you will abow the particulars of all these routes. Now. ean any one believe that Panama, Nicaragua or Tehuantepec, can be made the entrepot of the vast commerce of the world? Would a merchant send his ship 2.000 to 3,000 miles or more out ol'her course, pay traushipmuutsaud trausit, barely to make i'anama the entrepot ? if my figures are right, thou it is clear thut the route for the commerce aud Intercourse af Kuropo with Asia cannot he changed to across any part of Mexico. Nor can it be effeeted across the southern part of our territory; and tor a proof we will take from Charleston to San Diego, tin the Gila river route:? Krom hnglaud to Charleston is. 3,760 miles. Thence to Memphis, railroad route, as has been surveyed 733 " Thence to the route of (Jen. Kearny to Santa Fe undi iu "the Paso" to San Diego, as measured by Lieut. F.incrv 2,266 " Thence to China as a ship would be compelled to sail, on accoHnt of the trades aud currents, not less than 6.600 " From F.ngland, via Charleston, Memphis. and"the Paso," to San Diegoand toChiua 13,358 miles. around the Capo of (Jood Hops, anil would be subject to a transhipment at Charleston or Savanuuh. a ferriage and transhipment at the Mississippi. a tranship, went at San Diego, and a road for the entire distance, compelled to charge toll* for iuterost on the coat of construction, and for its operation and ropalrs. Now from England to Now York is about. . 3,000 mile* And from New York to I'uget Sound la 60u of longitude which on a line is but 2.360 nilluH, but add for detour at windings 711 miles, is 2 001 " Thence to China SA00 " From London to China 11 301 ' A route where all the streams cau bo bridged from ocean to ocean aud 2.000 miles of the road ruquiring no tells tor interest on cost of construction; tolls required only sufficient for necessary repairs and operation. The commerce and intercourse of Europe with ell Asiacan be changed from its present to this route, and our Atlantic cities on one side, and a great raciflc city on the other side, would be the entrepot for the commerce of all the world, and all tributory to us. Tour obedient servant, A. WHITNEY. Bllaa Fanny EUaler Wlkeff In Londoni Xapoteon Louie Bonaparte, Piret President of Prance ? Biographical and Perianal Sketches, including a I'liit to the Prince at the Custle of Ham. By lieury Wikoff. New Y'ork, I'utnam. This is a book Introduced to the English public by Mr chapman.the publisher.?and full to overflowing of that tierce and furious writing which appears to bo so dear to American authorship?but on a subject which the recent march of uvents has endowed with great publie Interest. Of the author himself?or of the execution of his work?it is impossible to say much that is favorable Distemper and temerities remove him from the pale of moderate sympathies; we have no wish to chafe his anger?and to correct his misinformation on things English and European, would tako up too much of our time and space. Patience has its limits ?and Mr. Wiksff is just the sort of man to find them out. His hatred of England is cordial and iutense. lie hates her institutions, her history, her race, hur literature She has in his eyes no redeeming point. His own country he avows has only one great misfortune? the use of a common languid* with England Why, then, does uot Mr Wikol! abide by his ancestral Russian? In so fierce a republican, It is rather amusing to find such devotion to the Imperial family of France. Carlyle himself could not worship more enthusiastically at the shrine of its chief than does the " American citizen." Hatred of Englaud and laudation of " Napoleonic Ideas" are quite compatible: hut we rather marvel to tlod the two in connexion with a democracy so red a* Mr. Wikoir professes Our author advertise* himself a* an intimate friend of every member of the Bonaparte family, and proven hie assertion by here reportlug private couvernation* held in the scrresy of their home*, by those illustrious personage* Such services should not go unrewarded, and the leant that the President of the young republic can do fur hi* laudator, la to make him rnon-dropper to tome foreign court?Si Petertburgh. J'or trample. The position of preient aud the prospect of future eventa. lend a striking interest to all that pertain* to the Bonaparte*, aad it may be worth while here to devote a few line* to them and '.heir relationship*. It ii. of course. known to every one that Napoleon Bonaparic was the second son of Charles-Marin Bonaparte, that he married?tirst. Josephine, by whom he had no issue; second. Marie-Louise, of Austria, whose only child, the Due (le Reichstadt. died lu 1S.T2 at Vienna, whrn the right linn of the Imperial family became extinct. Napoleon had four brother*? Joseph, his elder. Luclen. Louis, and Jerome; and three sisters? Kliia, Pauline, and Caroline. Joseph. King of Spain, Ult two daughter*?Xenaideand Charlotte,?but no sons l.ucien. Prince of l anino. had uo les* than eleven children, live sons and six daughter*, ot whom there are still living. Cliai ivs Napoleon. Prince of Canine. who married his cou<in Xenaidc. daughter and heiress of Joseph by whom he has ten children -Louis l.ucien. Pierre Napoleon, Antuine,' harlutto (married to Prince (iabricill), Christine (married to Lord Dudley Stuart), Lfi'tilia (married to Mr. Thoma* Wyse), Alexandrine (married to Count Valentini). Constance (now a nun) and Jeanne (married to the Marquis lionorati). Louts, King of Holland, who married Queen Hortense, had three sons, Napoleon, Napoleon Louis, and Louis Napoleon.?thu only survivor and now President of the French republic. Jerome. King of Westphalia, had two sons, Jerome Napoleon and Napoleon, and nue daughter, klathllde. now Princes* DemldoiT Of the sister* of Napoleon Kline marfied Prince Felix Uncchiochi and left one daughter (now married to Count Cameruta) ? Pauline left no children.?Cnroline married Murat. King of Naples, and became the mother of the present Luoienl buries Murat. of Lirtitia (married to Count Pepoli.) aud of Louise (married toCount Rasp mi ) This is the entire Bonaparte family. Of the brothers and sisters of the Kmperor, only Jerome now remain*. Of the second generation -his nephews and nieces ? there are fourteen; and of tlia third geueratiau there is a still more considerable number As will be seen from the foregoing programme. Louis N'apoleon is not the head of his family by order of nature By right of primogeniture all the descendants of Luclen would take pr< cadence of the heirs uf Louis; but. as is well known. Louis was in disgrace when his imperious brother had the order of succession to the empire fixed? and he and hi* descendants were exeluded. How far this law founded on a whim, is binding in snch a new state of things as tlie present, is a question which thu partizans of the family are beginning to ask themselves, i.onis Napoleon is the only remaining male member of the families entitled by the laws of tlie empire (28 Florcal. an hi aad 6 Frimalre, U. mi ) to the succession Thu Prince of Cunino. tlie real head of the bouse, has declared hi* inieution of returning to krauce and entering tlie Chamber The other princes of the family who are at present prominently before the public arc. Pierre, brother to Caoino; Napoleon, son of Jerome, late ambassador to Madrid; anil Luclen Murat. Our author, as lias been raid, is a devoted partisan of the Bonaparte*, and nis account of ihe President is eonceived in a spirit ot fulsome adulation Little that. Is of value for thu future can be gleaned from these puges; though the power of prophecy -after theevent? is assumed to an amusing extent. Alter the complacency with which he make* ex klngi and aspiring urms,.- a IV tin, most, h soiltin,,,,, ,,f M.n ,,n l...-_ in nothing do curiou* about Mr. WiltofT a< th(cluriicr" with which ho year* agofuremtw the entire cour?e til tho Involution, from tho roforin b,m |int* to the election ot Loci* Napoleon. We ere corry that he (ill not publi?h tile book before " that we might here known what ?u coming. Why wait till 1MU to prophecy what wax to happen in 1K4A* Common Plena. Jcaa 11? OnrJtn (irant ^ Co. v llolrlm. ? Thi* wae in a< lien [on a proiniccoi-y note for payable in three ui'n'bx. There were two defence* act up?tlrat, I hit plaintiff* were not |>crtnere; anil coooodly, that, tlie in to wa* eomprouilicd before the defendant!) received it. Adjourned. Circuit Court. Before Jnetiee J one*. Jcac 11 ?Thoi. It Pt ltht ft of. vi J. C. Ihrm ?Thl* wa* an ar'ion for ihree month* and twenty-one doyv' rent ofaba rmen't in William *treet. The defernlnnt pleadeil a conetructlve eviction, to wit: that 'he cellar wa* *o damp that hi* furniture and *tocli la trade were to mueh Injured that he hud to Wave it. The oav? wa* tried before la-t i-rin and reported. The jury upon that trial dliagt'cd.

RK H ESDAY, JUNE 1849. Common Councils Board or Assistant Aldermen, Juno 11.?Tile Board met at 6 o'clock. Present?The President in the chair, and a quorum of members in their place*. Petitions.?A number of petitions were presented and appropriately referred. Among them was one of Jaoob Wirtli, who askB to be compensated for Injuries d*n? to his horse while acting as a private in the Washington Blues on the night of the riot at the Astor Place Opera House. The petitioner sets forth that he is a baker by trade, and has been obliged to hire a horse, at two dollars per day, ever since the night of the riot, as his animal got so cut by stones and brickbats ou that occasion. that he has been entirely unfit lor service The petition was referred to the Committee ou Finance. Reports of Committees.?The Committee on Streets reported in favor of paving 26th street, from 2d avenue to the Fast river?Report accepted. Same committee reported in favor of paving and setting curb and gutter stones in 37th street, between 2d and 3d avenues. Same committee, in favor of setting curb and gutter stones in 2lld street, from 10th avenue tn Hudson street. Re ports accepted, and resolutions adopted. Ilenort in faver of netting curb and gutter stones aud planting trees in und around the public ground at the junotion f Broadway aud Oth avenue. Adopted. Report In favor of appropriating ends of piers at the foot of Amos and Hammond streets for the exeluslve use of steamboats?Adopted. Report of Committee on Arts, Sciences. Ike , in favor of concurring with resolution of Board of Aldermen, tliut the Corporation library room be placed in charge of the Clerk of the Common Council under the direction of Committees on Arts. Sciences and Schools, of belli Beards. Report in favor of working 110th street, from lid avenue to Bloomingdulc road, as a country road, aud appropriating $1,000 thereforAdopted. ignite a number of assessment lists were presented aud confirmed, and collectors appointed. '1 he Comptroller seut in a communication, stating that he hud been requested by the Governors of the Alms House to depot-it $10 000 in the Bunk of the Statu of New Vork for their use; he asks for instructions in the premisss Hetolniiimi ? A resolution was adopted lu favor of appropriating $200 for cleaning und rcpulrlug the offices halls, und other apartments, connected with the police office, at the Halls of Justice. Resolved. That a cholera hospital lie established, t be under the directiou of homiepathlo physicians.? Referred to the Board of Health. Resolved. That the following salaries be paid to officers in the Croton Aqueduct Board, viz : ('resident of the Board. $2,000; Kngineer of the Aqueduct Hoard, $2000; Assistant Commissioner. $2 000; Water Register. $1,600; Deputy Water Register. $1,000; Water Purveyor. $1,600; Superintendent Pavements. $800; Superintendent of Markets, $760; Commissioners of Repairs, $1,600; Clerk to Superintendent of Repairs,$004; Deputy Comptroller, $1,600; Commissioner of Streets and I.aiups. $15 U00; Clerk to Commissioner of Streets aud l.amps, $000; Superintendent of Roads, $060; Street Commissioner, $2,000. Dtaih of Grntral Gaiiui.?A preamble and resolution were adopted, complimentary to the late (Jen. Gaines; and oondoling with the friends of the deceased in their present afflicted state, aud providing for the transmis eion of a copy of tho preamble and rosolulion* to tho family of tbo deceased Keootutionfrom tht Hoard of Aldtrmtn to appropriate $1000 to erect a building in Oak atreet, for tbo use of tbo 4th ward police. h\dr}*ndtnct Day ?A roanlution was introduced, appropriating $2,000 t* pay expenses of proporly celebrating the national auniverHury on the 4th day of July next. Superior Court. Beforo Judge Vanderpoel. Jrar 11.?William Jtpatc v*. Hitfui h\ Whhari ft al.? Tbia was an action on a promissory note for $030 Tb-r? were two dufencea act up. to wit:?want of notice of proteat. InuatnucU aa tho notary himaelf did uot present the note Ur payment, it having beeu presented by bia clerk. Secondly, uaury. Upon tho llrat point hie honor charged that It havtug been ahown the clerk who proaented the note for payment wus duly authorised by the notary, and tbat due notice of protest waa given, in hie opinion that waa sufficient to charge the dependant on tbat branch of thocaae;but the greatfpolnt of the defence waa uaury?upon thiapoiut the facta are these:?Joaeph Agate, the brother of the plaintiff, made a loan of $260, aud received the note lu auit aa collateral security. He afterwurda delivered the noto to liia broker, the plaintiff; and the llrat question ia, whether tbatrelieve# tho transaction from uaury. Upon that question 1 charge you that if it was liable In the first instance to uaury, tbat taint follows it into the handi of a third person. Tho only remaining question lor you to decide is aa to the credit to he given to the plaintiff's and defendants' witnesses. There is undoubtedly n great conflict of testimony between them; but that ia a matter within your province altogether to decide. If you thiuk the weight of evidence is on the part of the plaintiff, you ought to bring in a verdict In his favor. If. on the contrary, you think the evidence preponderates in favor of defendant, you will find for him The jury found a verdict f?r the plaintiff fur *362 V-100. Before Judgo Sandford. Jure 11.?Decisions.?Jones vs. Lawlin.?Still well warrant; discharged and bond directed to be cancelled Kisi-am vs. he Breton?Judgment fur sale of mortgaged premises, with 11 j per cent allowance, In addition to the taxable costs. James Jeffrey vs. Mutual Safety Insurance Co. : Perkins and others vs The Same ; and Williams vs. 1 he Same ?Judgment for the defendants in all these cases. Wall and others vs. Charlick ? Judguieut for plaintiffs. Lahatut vs. Downs, impleaded, Ac.? Judgment for defendant. James Watson Wsbb vs. Uerardus Clark.?Judgment for plaintiff. SjMrtliig Intelligence Monn r Tsottiso Cll ii?First Dat, 20th May.?First Race?Mile heats, in saddle. 14.1 lbs., purse >50:? Jos. Tucker's g in Fruily (untrained) 1 2 1 B. W. Van Kpps's b. g. Trustee 2 1 2 W. L. Nunalea's r. h. Telegraph dis. F. Fwers's br m. Duchess, haudicapud to wagon.. dr. Time, 2:55 ?3:04 ?3:04. Jure 1?Hurdle race, mile beats, catch weights, three leaps, purse (75, of which thu second horso has $25: ? W McLean's b. h Mexico 2 1 1 W. Costerlll's d h Go-bye, Billy 1 2 2 J. Neely's s. b. Jim ,'i 3 dr. Mr. b. h. Gen. Taylor dis. Time. 2:10-2:11-2:14. A trottiDg match followed, which was settled in two straight heats?closely contested. The odds at tlrst were in favor of the loser. Mr. br. m Flixa 1 1 Mr. b. m. Miss Isabel 2 2 Time, 0:52?0:58. Natchitoches Races?First Dat? Tuesday, May 1.? Jockey Club Purse (150. mile heats. A.LecnmpteA Co.'s, b f Nadir, by Zenith, dam Carolina Seott?4 years old 1 1 J. F. Bird's ch. f. Blangy, by Fndeavor, dam by Leviathiajn?4 years yld 2 2 Time, 1:52)4?1:52. Record Pat?Wedresdat, May 2.?Turse $230, two mile heats. A. 11 < smell's g. g. Folus, by Grey Medoe, dam by Leviathan, walked over. A purse of $30. mile heats, was won by Mr. Lllliard's ch ui Kate iiarral hy imp Belsha/./.ar; 4 years old, healing A l.ecompte k Co's b. g. by Lawyer MeCainpbcll. dam Desduuiuua. 5 years old, distanced, Time, 1:52. Tihro Dat?Thursday, May 3d.? Purso $100. three mile heats. A. li < smell's ch g Rigadoon, by Leviathan, dam by Glenooo?3 Years old 1 1 A l.ceoinnto Sl Co 'ih f Na.lir 11 Fot rtii I)at?Friday, May 4.?1'ursc $250, mllu beats ? bent three in fire A. II. I urut'li'r g g F.olun, walked over. A pur** of f-.10. for raddle borne*, single da*h of a milr war won by J K bird's ch. g Coiupte, beating two ot hi m. Firth Da y?Saturday, Hay 5.?Purse $150, mile heat*. A . Lecomjite &. ( o's b. f Nadir 0 2 1 1 J F Bird'* oh f I'lnngy ...2 1 2 2 Mr. Lillar * ch in. Kate Herald 1 2 dr. 1'iuie. 1:50 ? 156 Jg -1 65-1:55J*. SiiRrrr.roKT Jockkt Club?Lr.coMfrr. Courbi:?First I)a? Vlny 21?The flr*t rac? was for an elegant md.IIe. flee tor raddle horses only?single dash of a inilo. We annex a summary : ? Col. Porter's b f Walking Filly, 6 y. o. 1 it (ireen'H b g Willie I'uxton (1 y o 2 K N Wood'* br g Wonder, 7 y o 3 W M (ireen'n dun h , 6 y. o 4 W N Head * 6 fm .O y o. 6 J. Talmadge'l ch. f. Fanny iiuuter 4 y. o 0 Time. 2:0O. Rt< orp Rac*.?The second race wa? for a sIIysy onp. presented to the club by I apt It. A. Herri* ? mile heal* J. B Bird'* ch. f Blaugy 4y o 1 1 11. Lillurd'scb. m Kate Harral. 6 y. o 2 2 Time, 1:64?1:64, tcown Day. Tuesday. May 22 ?Pursa $150. mib< heat* The Maid of Minuter and AColua ware entered for thi* race 6.aid of Musitir 1 1 JFolus 2 2, 1:54?1:53. Ili rt uiiioii StiiivII 1 K."?rt ?Thatco alckac nA? annii illj opened by th.- South ( arolina Jookey Club, elou-d en the first day of May, a< follews:? Sweepstakes fur three years old two mile heats, to be run on Wednesday of the race week -subscription $360 rirlt- $f,0 forfait, is declared before the Iht of November $100 after that time. If two or more start, the lull to add $600? closed let May 1. John Harrison jr . natiiua oh. f. by imported Trustee out Of American Maid. 2 O P. Hare names ch c. by Boston, ont of Canary a t;. b N. (irevn nana b. e. by imported Mercer, full brot her to Kree Trade. 4. b N. Oreen name eh e. by Trustee, dam by M uckle John A. James Tally names eh. f. by Orator, out of Sarah \t ashingtou. 0. Mbit Singleton name eh. e (luardlan. by Trustee, out of a ch ni by Itowtoii out of Pheueiaenon T. bl b It Singleton name b e Sampler, by Hero, out of imported Meet by Swi epstakea for two year olds, mile heat*. No nominations. Sweepstakes for three year old', mile heats to be run on frlday of the race week f>JAO snb'eription $Ao forfeit. If declared before the 1st of November ? JUKI after that time If two or mere (tart, the elub te add $210. M bR Singleton name eh e. Guardian. C b N. Uraeu name eh. ? by Trustee. ?hwa by Mnelcle Job*. [ERA Brooklyn Intelligence Circuit Court?Before Judge \Uir?d?No. I na the calendar wan first taken up. whieh was lames French vs. Daniel Van Voorhies. Sheriff of Kind's county This was an action of replevin to reenter certain goods which hadfheen layiud upon by the Sheriff as is contvndad. illegally Tba evidence not proving the offence charged, tha jury rendered a verdict fur defendant. No. 10 was next taken up, which win an action for breach of warranty.?Isaac H Smith vs.Cbus. Robinson. It appeared that the plaintiff purchased a bay uiarn from the defendant, under a guaranty that tho animal was perfectly sound and free from bud tricks. It was ascertained, after purchasing, that the tuare was unsound and otherwise imperfect; and this action is brought to delermioe whether the animal was ia that condition at tho time the warranty was glveu. Mr. Smith paid $200 for the aatmal under the said warranty. and sues for damages sustained. The case had not been concluded when the court adjourned City Court.?No busiuess havlug beou presented by the District Attorney, the court adjourned until this morning Circuit Court CsurtVDAR, This Dat.?Nob. 1, 18, 36, 46. 56. 60, 66. 67, 7?, 72. Threatening to Slwot.?A mail calling himself Ur. John Minim. residing iu Fast New V ork, King's county, wan arrested by oilloer liigginson a charge of having threatened the life of Mr. George Wilkes. editor of the Police Gazette and brought before this court for examination Tho wvidcar? went to dhow that the accused vii uiiicli incensed at conic procoodiug adoptod by the editor of the Police Gazette, and made use of the remark, "I'd rlioot him an soon as I would a dog, even if it wan in frout of the Artor House steps !" Under those circumstances. he was accordingly arretted and ezauiinod. as above stated The prosecution failiug to chow an intent. tlie court discharged the prisoner. Boaiidof Aldiumin?The I'ruaideat, Alderman Taylor, In the chair. After tho roll wan called, the minutes of the last session wore rend aud approved l'etitiviii ?I'etillon of iuhabituulM of Second I'lace, pruyiug for the removal of shanties, pig styes aud other nuisances. Granted. Communication from tho pastors of the ehurohos, setting aside Thursday, the 14th instant, as a day of general prayer owing to the prevalence of the oholera Referred to the Mayor, with power. Petition of Win. Hamilton ti% bo appointed a city wutahiuan. Referred to the Watch Committee. Petition of C. J. Jack asking to codify the State laws for the city ot Brooklyn. Referred to Committee on Arts. Sciences, itc. Communication from Nelson J. Garrison, remonstrating with the amount of assessment, was referred to the Assessment Committee. A resolution authorising the Board to go into executive session, the lirst time presented at the next meeting, aud to receive the report of the Water Board, wus, alter much discussion, adopted. Report* of Committee*.?Report of the Street Committee, granting the prayer of W. H. I nicy, relative to the opening of llenry to Court street Adopted. Report of the Caw Committee ?A communication from N. K. Waring counsel of the Board, was preseuted explanatory to an inquiry of tho Common Council relative to the opening of Flatbush avenue, aud was, ou motion, pluced on ills Report ot tho Watch Committee, amending several sections in the city watch ordinances. There was some unimportant business transacted, not worth recording; aud after au extremely short session, tho Board adjourned General Suasions. Before the Recorder, aud Aid. Franklin and Jackson. Junk 11.?Giand Jury ?The Grand .)ury came iuto court this moruing, uud delivered quite a number of hlils of indictment after which. under direction sf the court, they proceeded to the farther prosecutiou of their labors. Trial J or Grand /.utterly.?Wm. L. Kirk was put upon his defence, charged with grand larceuy, iu having, on the 'loth ofSeptenibcr last, stolen $1171 in bank notes, silver coin, and other notes, from Frederick Mabie, No. 17 Jonrs street. Mrs. Marib. wife of Frederick Mabie, sworn ?Testifies that she knows the prisoner; he boarded with her In September last; he occupied a small room on tho second floor; lii? romii was coaneuted with the front | room by it door; in the room occupied by Kirk stood a bureau, containing uioney,- aud other valuables, of considerable amount; there was over $1U0 in bank notes; there wrre three promissory notes, two of $f>0 each, and the other of, I think, $170; Mr. Kirk knew that the uioney was in the bureau; it was in a small drawer in the top of the bureau, aud the key was, as I supposed, palely hidden away; I saw the notes in the drawer on tin) morning of fhursday, the illst day of September; Kirk went out before I had got through looking at the money; he was absent but a few uioiucu's wheu he returned aud remained in thu room where the money was, until I railed him to dinner at twelve o'clock, when he came down, having on his best clothes; he sat down lor a few moments, when he jumped up from the table, weut down stairs and returned again in great haste; he then went out, taking a bundle with lilui; I went to the room where I bed lett the money; iu about fifteen minutes afterwards found my key in the place where 1 had left it; opened the drawer and discovered that my money was gone; I have never recovered auy of the money, or promissory notes; Kirk had been married about six weeks; he had boarded with me for four weeks only; I could not discover that the things had been moved iu the drawer where I hid the key; whoa . Kirk's wile came home iu the afternoon, she permitted her trunks to be searched. Cruti-nammrd ?Can't tell exactly how much money there was in the drawers; the amount was between $lu() and $114; I don't recollect exactly how loug the | money had been there; he was in the room when I put the money in the drawer; I am sure he saw me put the mouey in the drawer; I had the money in uiy posses- I siou about three weeks; iny Unciu David Deiuarest uiuugiii iuii uiuurjr in uie; it was money wiucn my deceased uu tlier had lift to bo dirided among her children; I had a woujun to anoint mo iu cleaning lioii-e on the day of the theft; she was with mo all til* tnuo except when I wan in the room whom the money wan. no other person except Kirk waniu the house at the time. Olivkk Haiu w?.li. sworn?I know Ww Kirk; I know 1 hm handwriting.(a paper was shown to witness); 1 havo no doubt tliai thi- letter is in Kirk's own writing. I'be letter prosed to bavc been written at Jersey eity on the day of the robbery, and contaiuod a request that the person to whom it wan addressed would pay $11 to Mrs. Kirk. Kioivft Pirki r sworn?Is an officer of thn police. In tliu Ninth ward; I arrested Kirk, the prisoner, in the month of April last; I arrested hiin just as ho caine ashore from a ship from Now Orleans; I had a warrant for him at the tune the occurrence took place, aud I had not been able to hml him before i lii- Krem lin- charged I In- jury a* to tue legal technicality which muki-t the custodian of property its owner. in lam. for tliu tune being. The jury retired and after an absence ot about three hours, returned, with a virdirt of (initty 'I lie Court, sentenced the prisoner to the State prison for two years Plea nf (wtiilty ?Joseph Kay plead guilty to a charge of voting iln gully at the poll ot the Sixth district of the hi eve nth ward The defendant stated that be was from Liverpool, i.nglaud llad been here about six years, but linil never become naturalised, and that he supposed he had a right to vote The court seutuuced bim to the I'eniteul iary for three mouths Tiial lor Burglary.? William Hunter was called to defeud himself against a charge of burglary, iu the 3d degree, in breaking into the carpenter's shop of Peter Meeker, at the earner of ttth street and 6th avenue, on the evening of the 1st of June, instant. The complainant. iieckor, testified that ills all p was brokeu into on the evening ot last hriday week. The panel of a baek door bad been broken in. and saws, planes, tec., worth $10, stolen from a tool chest in rho shop (iism i s CoTi.rH, a pawnbroker at 30H Hudson streot, testified that prisoner eanu- to his place of business on the evening of the ist of June, and olfi-re.l to pawn a quantity tff tools which subsequently proved to be tbo property of Mr. Becker Mr Cutler suspected that I tlie piopsrty was stolen and bad the prisoner arrested The pri -oner denied the charge alleged against him but Introduced uo witnesses. He was fouud guilty, and sentenced to the State prisou tor the term of two years Charged u-tlh Ktr/ing ./ Dim drrly Ifniue.?A woman wanted Bridget I erry was placi d on trial chargsd with keeping a disordi i ly bouse at No lilb Division street, win re she aas in the habit. i f enticing young girls, and Inducing tbcni to submit to the illicit embraces of man. Mxnv Klooo. a very good looking girl, tlftesn years ol age, b-ing ralle* to testify, staled that, she was acquainted with <h? prisoner, sbit becawi) acquainted with her at a house where they wi re at service togutb?r; on the afternoon of Titurt-day three week* ago, [ witness met prisoner in the I'ark. and *?< induced to go Inline with tier; she took supper with her, and then they went out together, after walkitig in the street mine tiuie, they returned, and witucea went to bed wilh another girl; primmer endeavored to induce witness to hate criminal intercourse witli men, but 011 /.lien's eipressing unwillingness to do so i lie compelled witness 1 toinhntil; witness was at the house of Mrijget I'erry fr in 'I hursday until Monday, when she wa- taken away by a policeman: when Bridget heard that /.lien's father was nllci hi r, she sent her to the house No. 3 lienton street, which is n house of lll-faiue; witness escaped from this iiousi by stratagem, she prelaudnd that she wanted to buy sh?e lacuts and when situ got in the street she made her escape MiiHsn Run called and sworn?Is step-father of Vary Mien h'lood; he found her at the house ot ilrid get lerry iu Division street; prisoner keeps a house lor boarding girls and luducing them to prostitute themselves; witness went to the prisoner's house on Ills 32d of .Vlay last and inquired for Mary Lllen Klood. when lie was told by primmer that she knew untiling ab >ut the girl or her place of concealment Asa Rvsa. the mother of the girl, was called and stated to the < ourt, that her daughter Vlary Kllen was hut 15 years of age The prisoner was found guilty, aud sontenoed to tha Penitentiary for three inonihs. Krw Publications. NsfTicsi. Roi'tim. *so Smwaot. with Rones iw Nsviosiion by Jso McLaou Miafliv and W N. i JvsrKBS, Jm., Pssskd Mioshismkn U.S. New?This is I the 111lu ol a large and valuable work, which has been recently Issued trmu the American prss*. Wa hove ; looked over its oonlents. and allhougii, in nautical matters, we haidly know the cook's tunnel from the main brace, still we see that It is a woik of luuoiupa- j rable ad?outage to " those who go down to the sea iu ships, and do business in great waters." it seems to I># replete with valuable information, on almost every subject connected wit b t he seii uee of navigation, remote and mediate, and ouglii to be in the liands of every ibipmastrr aud sladwntuf aastgaliou In the eouulry, g?1????? ?susBd?w*mm L D. TWO CENTS. Theatrical >m4 Musical. Bokiit Tiikathk.? The announcement of such powerful attractions aa were last tiInhr presented at thi* splendid theatre, drew a house. of which tha proprietor need not complain, from pit to dome having been filled. Before the hour for tha commencement, the audience seemed eager for the rlsiug of the curtain, that the splendid and beautiful and interesting scenes might at once realise ill lr anticipations. The heaulilul drama of laude Duval, or The Child of Mystery," was the tirst piece, and. supported by a powerful cast, was played in a style of elegance almost unparalleled flic character of i laude Duval was sustained by Mr. Stevens wiih great street and in a masterly style; while that of Aurora Sidney, by Vila# W'emyss. was cheered tlirouahoui. the performance. Mrs Gordon appeared as l.ady Howard which she sustained to the entire sati.faction of the audience, and with great credit to herself A grand ballet dtverllseuieut was also performed, as w?ll as the popular comedy of '* I our Life's iu Danger. 'in which ?tr. liilhert played the pari ot Hchpoonenburg in his own peculiar and popular style while Mrs Gilbert's baroness Kch| neoburg was an excellent, delineation. '1 he cliAiiintig Mary Taylor appeared as Jenny, and it is needless to suy that she fully realized the expectations of her thousand admirers, for a more successful actress does not tr* ail the stage but the principal feature ot the eveuing that upon which all seemed to look for something more than the ordinary drama. was the splendid equestrian spectacle of Mazeppa." unci It nan indeed one of the most perfect performances Tor years attempted ?u the bunp Mr Moh'arluitd took tin' ehuiaoter of Max ppa one tilled with thrilling into rust Ilia (light xilh 'Hln-Xa. (Vtra. Jordan ) the daughter of the I'oie?ami the subsequent lUtiiction of being bonmi to tba Tartan steed, who rushes hrudlwng over lull ami precipitin, while every moment. there Mem* danger < ( immediate destruction, were given with thrilling elfect I'he beautiful horse, Abd-el-Kader trained by Mr. William Jt Derr, i? an perfectly acquainted with his part that hi* nstoni'hlijg performance till* every beholder with wonder and delight The cast of the piece in most judiciously arranged, while the scenery la got up in a style of laguittcence rarely equalled Again to-night will tlio grand spectacle be presented, and we Would say to all, go. and you will realize more ilian you can possibly anticipate, a* its beauty and splendor are inconceivable without witnessing It throughout Bhoadwat T heat a it ? Last evening, the superb spectacle and ballet, ' F'oletta ; or. the Knohanted Bell,'' was performed with its usual success. Mons. Monpla.-ir was very warmly applauded, as were also Mils. Celeste and St. < lair. The tableaux elicited load aud general satisfaction. The peilto comedy of the " Irish l>ragoou" preceded the ballet, aud created a good deal of amusement. Mr. K Shaw was a tolerably good Baddy Murphy, lladaway's L-t/gtg was all that the title would Imply, und the ladh s' parts were set oil to the best advantage; but there was no scope for the display of any of the artistic genius whloh they, or at least some of tbcin. possess The new ballet will, we aro Informed, be a very splendid all'air. The unbrokou succession of niugnitlceiit spectacles, at this elegant theatre are highly honorable to the zeal aud tndefatigabillty of the management They have involved an Immense outlay of money, which the public should take into consideration, in the bustovment of its patrouagn. Kvi rythiug is done to amuse and gratify, and. according to the rules of equity toe management has every right to expect a corresponding fueling on the part of .in ?r w* uijbi] mi-iiun mi-jr D"uiuil., U1IU (.u wuoae pHltieures they minister in uo stinted form. There was ft very excellent house BviiTon's Theatre.? Ertiiusiastic Reception op Madame Avupsta.? Last evening. a crowded and fashionable audience witnessed the appearance of this distinguished rinnmuir iu a new original grand hatUt, called tho " I'lrate's Isle;'' and if grace and dignity of carriage. combined with science and the most becoming modesty. can constitute stage dancing, then we hare no hesitation In saying that Mndauto' Vugusia is at tho very lop of her profession Her tigure is much in her favor, and her (lancing, in every particular, is unobjectionable. The applause which greeted her throughout was of the most hearty ami cardial description, and several of the bursts testified to the great impression which her chaste, elegaut, and classic movements made upon a highly gralitied and d* lighted assembly As the curtain was descending tli? very rn-at mode of ' paying her a compliment was adopted, viz . that of throw log a bouquet upon the nlage ; and the manner in which the fair laily to >lc it up was a splendid demonstration of giace and elegance Loud aud geueral applause followed the termination of the balUt. National. Theatre ? Kach succeeding week bat adds to the already unprecedented success of this popular house of intellectual entertainment. And why? Cbanfrau has always some new aud rars novelty on hand, and just such as are sure to please his patrons. i.snu uiKut iiicri wm again a periect jam and yet many other* tried to press In. to get a sight of what those who were mure fortunate iu procuring seat* and standing place* were enjoying The drama ol " Tha Chime* '' war the drat in the catalogue of the evening, In which Mr liurke appealed a* Toby Veck a character requiring ureal percepliuu and taste to please tha audience aa it sh-uld; tint liurke *:u sufficient fur tha task. and he kept the audience in a rage of delight and convulsed a iili laughl T. whenever he appeared. Mr* lahei wood ue Uliau. played tier part willt great cdect and won tor herself a greater populari'y than even tint who tie fere 11 joyed. Mi*?< ailine, whose grace in , tin- dance line ro often elicited shouts ol applause, appeared in the beautiful /m la Smolmiki. which was received with more than ordinary acclamation* of approval '1 he new IochI drama of Three t ear* After " wa* repented, and received with redoubled applause Of thin pi- oc we have raid much ; but uoue ran tell what it really in without teeing it The way* of life in New York ate more fully portrayed than in all the local piece* heretofore produced while the true spirit of philanthropy and benevolence in manifest in every movement of the renowned and far famed tlo*?. whoae nature pat tali** of none of those evil- m common to the clei* which he represent*?one of the b'hnya. .Mr. < hanfrau know* tho part Hi* whole energie* are thrown into it. and hi* *ucces* i* sufficient evidence that Ills work I* appreciated by a discriminating public. The juuior Moae. by Master Murray. Is one of the principal character* of tin* drama and one. without whicb much ot it* real intere-t would be lost. In thi? piece, it will be recollected are two character*. Charles Meadows and his sister Isabella, children of a prominent member of society, but both of whom have fallen in the path of vice eacli without the knowledge of the other, and their mi cling us it i? represented, i* one of the deepest iut< rest, aud calculated at ence to arouse nil the sympathies of nature and bring the mind to doubt that such scene* could really have taken place The other performance* went ?lf with great spirit ? T lils evening n tutr b.ll is offered, aud the u?:w draiua will be a prominent feature Casti v. Oarovn.?The first of those Rummer/Ilea MUH! otf last e veiling at this thvatrc of health. before a large and reepi ctahle audience I b<- attendance, in tact. was every) bing that aould insure the success of there novel pr Uii Uddi1 cimr? rt? and summer bills. The amusements commenced Mith the grand overture to - which wa< executed by the (iertnenia band with (he greatest in luteal precis! 01 and harmony T he Idslin Inuiily. also in a graud <(U?ttette, exhibited those rare musical abilities winch h ive gained for thi ni tlieir present enviable and well-merited oh* racier .Vadauie Lovarney Mies Kiiuny Kraxsr and Miss M O'i minor, enng tbeir rcepentive parts with tlieir justly acknowledged skill and received the wellno riled approbation id the audience The concert (and such a one ns we have seldom witnessed) being ended dunning followed, to tin- exquisite music ot the (tung'i hand, which was kept up with an hilarity that raunot he adequately described and with i decorum that bids lair undi r I rbvn and Martini's inningsn.ent. to renib r tbe e racri atioos at ttie 'lastie <lunlen the most attractive in the l uig cnUtlngun nt our summer |evening's auiusemcnr VV'e cordially encourage l In young and the o d. tli- grave and the grey, to shako c II the dust of (be city and enjoy for an hour or two, at' aitle l.ardi u. u fea-t < f reason" rarely to lei met w ith in ordinary cities The programme for this evou-. ng is. if porsib #. doubly attractive. Mitnir s .miiitkk sound the banjo merrily every tnd pkiiH' their andieneee in tint same style whirh ha- proved so acrnptahl* to en many thousands nl i ui citiseus They art- unquestionably a grand set of minstrels. and provide an unlimited fund of iuiusann nt to lhi> Now Yorkers To-night they will give a first-rate programme Cmihhv Mi iui n,?One rail heroine a* learned in ( lilnese affair- ar I onfllolus himself. by merely visiting the Musi um, for there i? to be eeen everything in the way ot their ru-toin" habite Ac from the emperor to the beggar The exhibition is open dolly from 9 A.M., to 10 KM. ilivi.M Orrai Coinawt.?Signer Uadiali. the manager of Siguor Alerti's Italian opera nouipnny. has engaged, for the n ming Slgnor Manni the great batiotrot n/'e; ae aloo Kalvi. the t. nor who?e sweet tonne hai. lin n ?o murh landed by the l.oridm press. I'olonli,l. a/ ??? '. and Mel a tenor, are also engaged Cesarci kadiall bi ether of the manager, will be the baritone. Tti" rontrirlm is the famous \lbeni. of b r Majesty'# theatre, who will bo asst?tod by (dgnor Angro, of the MMJe rla - of voire Uadiali i? now in Italy, for the purpose ef engsfing another prima Honaa, as aloo for proeurinp dresses and dermation* for the new operas, whlrh will be produced with a degree of splendor am! niHgiittlQeiiceyet unknown (o the inu icel World on thla eidr of the Atlantic tt e are inferiiied thi* company will visit the I mted State* next spring. We shall be happy to ere them in this city. N?w bin um S-himoras This famous hand of minstrels, so much praised while performing In this rlty, are playing to crowded houses, every evening, in Albany. V e are not surprised at this, as they ere exeelleit mueinaos and first rate vocalist! Vile Rlanpy end Mr ( h>ppen lalo, are both et the llowaid tbteire. Boston Court CalriKtnr? riile Day. ( larriT t m *v .1. 8 9. 3b ho. 41 609 00. 08. (19, 672, 70. 73 to 77 79 to 84 Svr? moh ( in n t ?11,33 48.49.10 84 78. 74 M, tit, 432 483 99 434 113 117. 434 88. 37, 41 63. w4, 118, 130, 131 133. 134 135. 138. 130. 131, 133. 133. 135 to 14?V 148 to 159 (iineiai term ?22, 68, V, 31, 37, 63, 75, 7T, 80, 81, 88 to 100 l.owMoN I'l EaS ? Pert 1- 31 33 455. 486 57.47, 7& 187 79. 81 Tart 8 170 178. 169. 1*2 1*9 Ittt. 194.

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