Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 24, 1855, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 24, 1855 Page 3
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Forcible Transportation or IUUw KMlfrwU. OfMoi or in N. T. CnvtaMB, > New York, Jan. 23, 1854. J TO TBI IDUM OF THK NIT TOU IIULD. Ia ynatorday's Hhuld, speaking of foreign con ?icta oa their way to tbil port on board the Sardinian frigate Dea-Geneys, yon stated that " Mr. O. F. Secehi da Caaali aaaerted that these wen are not political ex.1 Imp but criminal! of the worst description. " Thla, air, has oarer been aaaerted by me, either by word* or by writing*. In lait week 'a Orumder I said, on the au thority of several papers published in Sardinia, some ??en semi-official journal*, among which the Portamento, that there ia but one who can be called a political exile ; ?11 the reet are removed from the Sardinian States in Order to purify the political emigration. I protested, in my article, in the nam? of the Unite! States of America, because the Sardinian government, for the laat three year*, baa, by various forcible trans portation* of political exile* and of convicts, made this civiliced country their Siberia or ptnitentiary colony. I protested in the name of those who are truly political exilea, because they are carried by force to this country amongst murderers and thieves, against their will, with out means of exiatence, not knowing the language, hav ing no trade, nor any relation* to receive iliem. The few dollar* which are handed to them by the dardini?a Consul in New Ywrk will not suffice them to pay for two week*' board; moreover, coming on board a man-of-war, they are not entitled to an.t assistance from the Com niUaioner* Emigration, since Ihey do not come under tthe.olaMl4ftV9R.9l VftWgWBW. f Jpr^M fTVft II* tf those who might be convicts, because they are xorcibly condemned to a transportation without knowing for what offence they are snatched away from th? bosom of their friends, and without having been legally tried by a competent tribunal. Finally, being supported in this mission by all the re spectable Italians here, I protested in the name of my countrymen in New York, because tunse amalgamated transportation* of political exiles and criminals discredit the Italian name in the sight of the American people, J'revious to these expedition* here, Die Italians in New York formed the choicest, most orderly, and even nr?*t respectable of foreign emigration in this city. I may state that, previous to 1840, not a single Italian citizen, political exile or not, ever had, in New York, his name recorded in the annals of crime, or for mere police of fences; and if the Italian name cannot boast of the same honor and respect a* of old, it must lie attributed to the Italian government*, which, in order to di>grace abroad the unimpeachable namo and honest patriotism of men who have sacrificed their friends, fortunes and social Ciaitiona to the liberty ot Italy, send amongst them out wa, the dregs of tociety, highway robbsrs liberated from the galleys and penitentiaries, ou condition that 'hey come to the b ew World and represent themselves olitical culprit*. Jt. sir, was the case with some of the individuals tftmShlr transported to New York in 180:1 on boird the - vV ' aloop of war Don Giovanni; and, no doubt, 'the Dea Oee*> 8 wU* briD8 ua a second edition, if not a tha ??. 'nt wl,h ?r *" 1 110,8 Italians in New T?rlt JvL' hVl n "ht conduct and respectable stand ^hon^t&rS.t? ?, 'nir^ the CWef Magistral') oUhis city, who baa a* "?-^ailVT'thoL ht? 6n"' ? aiiei, ahould prevent the Uv din? ?w[ ^?'? P8?P 6 on board the Des-Ueneys wbr> sk.B "rnT? 0 ''flra'n*K and that the Sardinian Cow??l be b^?!?"wib4to n bond* fer the means of eahtance- for u ,08# wlw ur* 'ru'7 political exilea. . . , , Finally, I think it ia time the flatted BO*?* rtwuM give a geod leaaon to thoae European gnvernm^1"* *l*Ji an order to get rid of suspected, qunrrvebeaae anu crimi nal individuals, resort to the convenient reeolutio.1 of having them dragged by their soldiers to the shore* of this republic. It ia time that the land of popular aov6? reignty ahould not be treated as the nest of robbers and murderers. It ia time that the American people should know who come among thein to look for hospitality and protection, and of what element* and character* foreign emigration is composed. As a reliance on my aasertions concerning the indi vidual* conveyed to New York by the Des-Ueneys, I1 place at your disposal the various papers of Sardinia which tpoke on the subject, viz. : the l'arlamento\ the Cortiert Mercantile, Dirittn, and Italia e Popnlo. U. F. SBUCHl DK CA3AIX, Editor of the New York Crusader. TRANSLATIONS OF ARTICLE8 Fl'BMSIIKD IN 8KVKBAL NKW8FATKRS IN SARDINIA (ITALY.) CONCKRNISO THE FORCIBLE TRANSPORT ATIO.N OK HOMB HUVY.STY j HUO*ANT8. [From the Parlamento? a semi-official paper.] (i k iOA , Dec. 17, 1861. I In a few days the Sardinian frigite Dee-fleneye will Mil for the United Stales of America, for the \ purpose of taking in a cargo of flour and conveying 1 thither several emigrants. 1 am spxaking on a delicate subject, and aak from the Italia e I'ojiolo whet liar there be among them more than one whose removal i* caused j from political motivea, or whether it be tru?> or not, that , this one individual wa* allowed to go *t his own ex ^nse to Malta with tliree otW- who left last we?k. I remember riffbt, the pap*r 1 hu?e iiuoted Hi re- j q nested the government more than oi? to depart the ?migration; and now, that it is undertaken, the P.ed montese nospitaiity and Italian Mission of 1'iedmont are , derided and scorned t The paper would render a much better aervice to its cause by instigating the govern ment to i>e severe with all those who usurp the name of | exile, and contaminate it by acting and living In a man ner which dishonor him who i* exiled for the liberty of his country I | [From the Coiriere Mercantile? a semi official paper.] | Ukvua. Dm, 20. 1H54. The Dei Geneys, which left the (lay before yesterday morning for Ne # York ? whore, we are told, she in to take in a car<o of Qour for military provisions? had ?n board emigrant* banished from our State, the nuni her of wboni. according to the Italia t I'opoh), exceeds i by far sixty-three. What is the cause of this banishment? We are J ?ware that as aoon at the arrested in livlduala , t? ached Genoa, mediations were male in fav<?r of ' several of them, and the authorities answered that " they were not transported for political matters." On the other hand, the Italia, and with it tiome other paper from Tana, aeserts that honest men, whose arrest m suggested merely from political motives, were mingled with thoic banished a* being re|.roachable for vigrancy and bad conduct ? the removal of the latter being con sidered an beneficial by th-> emigration itself. What does all this prove? That we were perfectly , right when we reproached the government with the si lent manner in 'which similar steps are taken, a* a want j ?f duty, and quite an imprudent and unpolitical de- j meaner. In the flrst place, the government deviates from the track lately pointed out, which is that of submitting { the emigrant)) to the tribunal* ? whHh is the more just, j as it is appro* ed of by public opinion. By means of Jndiciary action the m<>?t complete *ud solemn publicity justifies of itself the necessary measures; and not only n decided condemnation, but such a legal result from which should arise moral proofs of dishonesty, or of a depraved life, would suffice to rvnder an oxpuision ap plauded by the entire body of nonest emigration, in the second place, why does not the government it least : publish tho list of nam** and the motives of thi e expul sion.' Would not that be the most 0|.?n, most dignified and most convenient conduct for a representative go- 1 Timnettt ? prevailing idea attends these several particular reatons. li the influence that our actions have on the opinions of other Italian provinces, important to us, or not? Do we believe, or not, that two classes of adversaries are interested in slandering, disguising and judging ma liciously of our property yonder? Is not the widest pub licity the only remedy we can employ .' We know not whether the offl dal papers w 11 answer us? for It appears, since some time, that their business is confined to biographies, appendixes on literature or travels, and articles concerning banking or exchange speculations; but it U certain that the suppositions snd . concurs of the Italia r Poyolo will admit of no confuta tion until the a bo renamed list be published. [Prom the Italia e I'opolo, an opposition paper.] | Ukmoa, Dec. IV, 13.V1. This morning at 8 o'clock the I?es-Ueneya ielt our port j with the emigrants destine* for America. We will give . the precise number ot them, together with their nam**, noticing particularly, amongst the emigrants, tons* who by their conduct have given no reason of complaint to lae government and citixens. Onoi, Dec. 21, Hft4. j At half past 4 o'clock on Monday morning the l'iaua del Carieamento was In a state of siege, liens d'armes and police officers watched all the egress"*. At tha ap- 1 pointed hour sixty three emigrants were led, in the midst of tho soldiery, to tho bridge called Spanola, whence they were shipped, and conveyed to the lies Geneys, which was Ijing at the old pier. (Jth?r emi grants were on board since the previous day. and ethsrs went Inter. It is lingular that a rumor had spr?al in the city stating that the departure had been deferred, which rumor was credited by persons of high standing, (from the Diritto, a democralij paper.] Ti KM, Dec. 16, 1IM. Arrtrt of Emigrant* Tho news spread concerning the recent arrest of emi grants does not agrte with their number, it Is, however, confirmed that the arrested individuals are numerous, both at Turin and in the provinces We are toM that t*o or three were set at liberty. Oue of them, for instance, had been imprisoned because, about a year ago. he had asked for a gratuitous passport for Nortn America. We are likewise informed by distinguished persons, who knew it from the police iUeit, that some among the ar rested did not sulTer that punishment for ruasoiis which can the least dishonor them. What other reasons, I therefore, can have compelled the government to such eitreme measure* We shall ever be the first to request that emigration be freed from those who dishonor the name and the cause, however, neither arbitrarily nor yet mysteriously. 1 migrants should st least have some guarantee, if not in the name ol the law, at least in the name of humani* ty. At present they have nons. they are at the mercy i elf every policeman, of ever jr bad subject who informs ! against them, and if they do not procars themselves a safe asylum by servility, they *re likely to oe mercilessly thrown into prison, or sent to the frontier. The Minister of the Interior is not consistent be weul 1 adopt tho sys tem of law courses, aad now forsakes it. Does he, by thus doing, obey the injunctions of some foreign power If sueh is the case, lot him have the courage to acknow ledge it. An emigrant banished by the Austrian coun cil, may go to another country, as a victim to resent per secutions, but by the present system, accusations are Issued sgslnst the prisoners, which dlsgraje their good name. Whst can (hoy say ia their own defence and bow eon those who were imprisoned for reasons which were not dishonorable, present themselves In other coun tries, tnlnu'ed std numbered with bad characters, ban ished by the government itself - Omit DMCBAisi?r- We Imra that the Orand Jury havo refused to find a bill against voung Ormsby, for shooting at voeng Jennings on Saturday night They ?ec odder th? attack jastitabie Ormshy will tk-refore be discharged Jer.n'tg* Is in a fair way of recovery ? {irifWi no fc I 17 Before Hon. Jtdp RmmnH. KOKK FINANCIAL OPIBATIONB. 28 .?In the Mailer of the Empire City Bank ? The Mrrrtl parties to whom this conoern th indebted ap peared to have the baok declared Intel Tent. Mr. Traey, counsel for the bank, a eked for a postponement, u he was engaged Id a cause then going on. The eonrt (aid the law wai peremptory, that such care* should be proceeded with with all reasonable des patch. Application to postpone denied. Mr. Tracy then, at the request of ex-Judge Edmonds, counsel for the Union Bunk, read the assignment of the bank to Smith Barker, Charles 8. Tappan, and James Connor. John T. Stewart, one of the dnty sheriffs, deposed that he hsd executions against the Kuipire City B*nk, which he produces to the court; had two others against the bank, which he has returned with the mark ' foods." Mr. Mason, counsel for George H. Purser, said that the assignment was illegal, as it was made while the pro cteding* against the bank were pending in this court. Mr. Tracy said the Injunction alluded to by Mr Mason was relinquished before the assignment was made. Mr. Henry Hilton appeared as counsel ou behalf of the American Exchtnge. and some twenty other banks, to which the Empire City Bank was indebted on ex changes to the amount ol orer 913,000, which took place od Lecemher V. 1464, at the clearing house in this olty. The payment or such debts has been demand^ of .a,e Kmpire City Bank and refused. The pot^li<4aar?, thuro ? fore, pray that an order may be ta ihf statute in such cases prorMod. dwiluvia* ?? ' T City Hank insolvent; mid |k|{ Kmpire they pray for an inj!- V un"' *ucU orter mk,*t - '? * action restraining the Kmplrn City anu Its officers from paying oat or in any way tisnsfenring or delivering to any person any money or assets of sucli association, or incurring uny debt or obligation until such injunction be vacate I on motion. Counsel for the respective creilitors were heard as to the priority of their claims. The uffldavit of Mr. I'urser was read, In which he stated that on or nbout the nth of Jauuary, Adams in formed him that he intended to apply for an injunction sgalnst the bank; deponent called on Mr. Mason, and they consented together that if the assi^titn -nt was not insisted upon, they would consent to dissolve the injunc tion and appoint a receiver. On cross-examination, Mr Purser said he never ex pressed any willingness to an assignment being mtde that be could recollect; he did not suggest that a receiver could be amicably appointed; did not know they had made an assignment; did not say I wonld consent if 1 was appointed receiver; 1 proposed that they should expose toe ? ? who bad robbed the bank of $1(M,000, nod they would not do it; they failed on December 9; I did not commence the proceedings because I did not be- { lieve they could make a valid assignment. Abraham M. Beninger, President cf the Empire City ! Hunk, being examined, .deposed that he was present when the asnignment w?| made by all, except Mr. Con nor: Mr. Connor signed i tafter (on the 13th January) 1 we knew the order for the dissolution of the injunction was entered; Mr. Barker said so; the assignment was not executed till the injunction was dissolved: I am sure 1 of that; there wis a meeting of the board a da r or two before the assignment was made; I thinn a resolution was passed by the board, but I have not the books her* ! with me; it was the new board that was in session on ? the 13th ; there were twelve members present ; that was not a full board; they were elected on the 2d of Janua | ry, and they went Into operation on the 9th- there was a resolution of the board on the 13th authorizing this assignment; It was entered on the 13th, as passed. Judge Edmonds said they wanted the books, to *ee wheths.* resolution was moved or a;ted upm on the 12feh In* v.'^'ation of the injunction of this court. To'the Con.*1 ? Th*? were judgments and oxecutlons out against tils bank at the time the assignment was ""le'conrsel ? 1 eaa."10.1 *u wh,at of property cam into the hands m the ?*??"? (Statement pro duced.) Witness ewtu li,?Jte?e?tl1 th" amount of the aseets asirijfu *?s *440,1 1>9, all bills re ceivable; there were n? eflk? th*re H * bond and mortgage for $40,000, which ?WM, 10 PurdT, to secure the Sixpenny Havings B*ak M ??po??ta, and also the State, for canal money deposited : At . time of the as- , signment, the assets were in the hank ?* 1118 corner of . Great Jones street and Broadway. Md ?. w"nt UP ' with them immediately, and gave ther? th# . "''.V t ie *?" tiniated value of the assignment wim $*43,O0b, norat- | nul valne being $446,109; some of those eenet* *ru now < under hyp<ithecation , can't tell how much. Court ? Have you no definite idea of the state ol ban!: at all)' Witnese? I have very little knowledge of it; I warf . ?lactsd as President in October. Court>? You were not selected as President because 1 of vour knowledge of banking alTalrs, but merely be- 1 cause you resided in the neighborhood. The Judge then ' asked If there was noy efllcer of the hank here? Mr. Mason said that when the oflcer went to the house of the cashier, yesterday evening, he was in- j formed that be was very unexpectedly called out of town since the granting of the Injunction. Examination continued ? I went Immediately up with > those gentlemen from Mr. Barker's oSice to ths bank, . to deliver up the keys; Mr. Connor was not present wh?n ' I delivered up the keys I was not present when Mr ( l unnr.i signed tlie assignment, but 1 am certaiu he bad not signed it when I delivered over the property. The further hearing ol the case wa< adjourned, at 4)? o'clock, to Wednesday (this day.) Supreme C'onrt? Clrrnlt. liefore Hon. Judge Morrix. J AS. 2 2? John II. Di/kert, John Altlynt and Charlet A. Jerrtt vi. Thnmat J. 1\>wn*end. ? Tbe plaintiffs' proof of the purchase of stock b_v the defendant conai-ta o( three several contractu of purchase of stuck, of one of which the following in a copy : ? Nrw York, May 2, H54. 600 .^bsrex 71, B. C. ? I have purchased of Dykere, Alalyne & Co., fivn hundred shao?* of the stock of the New York and Krle Itailroad comfit., seventy-one <71) Err cent, payable and deliverable In sixty (AO) days, ujer'x option, with interest at tha rate of six per csat per aDDum. Due. W. 8. ll'JYT. The other two memoranda are in the iara>' form and signed in the mow manner. Mr. Hoyt testifies that in all these transactions be wax acting as ugant for the de fendant, ami that he so informed the plaintllTx before and at the time of purchase. All thix evidence wax in due time objected to by the defendant . Defendant mores for a nonsuit ? that plaintiffs' complaint be dlamixted. Bt 2 R. 8 , page l.'in, ?<??. 8. "Every contract for the ssle of any goods, chattels, or things In action for the price of fifty dollars or more, shnil be void unless ? Se;. 1. A note or memorandum of auch contract be made in writing, and be signed by the partlex to be charged thereby. See. 8. Every instrument required by any of the provisions of this title to be "ubscrib^-i by any party, may be xubscribed by the lawful agent of such party." I Tl.e question for me to decide is, whether theae contracts of purchase presented in tbls cane are "such a memo random In writing of a contract" as required by the statute of frauds to make the defendant liable. The written contracts, on their face, | are individnal contracts of Mr. W. 8. Hoyt, and are so expressly specified. They are the rery writ ten contracts which the statute of frauds requ rex to make Mr Hoyt rexponsible. had the purchases beeu made by him for hix individual account. The written < contracts which the statute of fraudx require to mike the defendant liable are written contracts of the de fendant, not the written individual contract* of Hie per s< n who may be an agent of his. An a?ent, under the eighth section, can only bind his principal by signing the instrument ? the contract required to b" subscribed , by his principal, and such contract must bo the coutract of the principal. The fourth section of this atatuta shows what ineiiicuandam in writing ;he legislature | de> med necessary for an agent to make for the purpose of binding hix principal;? "Mec. 4. Whenever good? xball be sold at public auction, and the auctioneer shall, at the time of sale, enter in a aalexboo? a memorandum specifying the nature and price of the property sold, tha termx of the xala, the name of purchaser and the name of the person on wboxe account the sale M made, xuch memorandum shall be deemed a note of the contract of sale within the mtaning of the laxt section " This specifiee not only the terms, but the names of the contracting parties. It is the con tract of the parties, signed by their agent, not the individual contract of the peraon wbobappeta to be a mutual agent of the parties. There can be no question that theae "memoranda In writing," opon their face, are not sufficient to make the defendant I la >le The plaintiff's counsel seeka by parol testimony to supply their defect? to show by parol that, although npon tne.r fare they are individual contract* of Mr Hoyt, yet they are the contracts of the defendant. The insuperable ob jection to thia parol testimony la the statute itself, which asserts tbe contract must be in writing? not part in writing and pert in parol. By permitting parol testi mony to make or substitute a party to a written con tract, all the evlla would be restored t.ist the statute was intend!"', to eradicate an i 1 think in their worst features. Plaintiff's complaint dismissed, with costa. The Wreck of Um Ship Mew Krsu CNITBD it ATM CTBCCIT CO CRT. Before Hon. Judge Betts. nummiBKT it rnt or and jtbt in tbr ca?* or TBR WRRCI or TUB N'KW BHA ? CRMHBR ON CAP*. THOMAS HRNRY FOR NBOLBCT Or BTTT. Jar. 23. ? The Grand Jury preeented the following ? j }:?solved, That this Orand Jury, having by careful at tention t? the testimony taken before them in investi gating tt:e cause of tv loas of th? ahlp New Era. and tha lives of a large number of tbe paa?engetx. by being wrecked at Ileal, on Ix>ng Branch Beach, on tbe morning i of the 13th of October, 11(4, do therefor* Bod, that on ? he part of Captain Ibomaa J. Henry there <a< neglect I and want of vigilance necessary to guard and to prutect tbe l.vea ol those who were under his care, and being I advised through tbe foreman, from high legal authority, tl at there is no law whith will m*Wt thia esse t> enable i tbe Grand Jury to proceed by indictment. We do, tfcerefrre, by this presentment, highly censure Captain Henry for his conduct as eolpsbte on that oe?a ?ion for remain lag in his berth without the excuse of iU health or a want of rest when tha Teasel was ap proaching the ahnre in thick weather, an' during the time ft was M? own watch on daeb when the po?it on of , the teasel, shown by the aotndlaf and the gradual | shotting of tbe water? which w?? r?-^?rted to him ? should nave cauaed him to nee his utmost care We have been requested to stat* tist during the ses | sfon the Grand Jury have sat onlv aitty nine days, and not etwhty, as was reported and that they have during 1 that time examined thirty ail rom plaints, have found twenty true Mils, and ifismnied aitteen orm plaints, lis ring no further business before them, tbwy were now discharged. PtTitTAK Na?b? ? Ia r history of 0*pt. Ron* Clap, who came to this country in IU0 and <?ttW1? f>orebester. th* namee of his cbillrm are given as fot lows? Aamael. Wltt-asr. lOwabeUl r.tpeeiencw WaitsiB. I re-ernd Hopee'tH. Wslt, T'laaka, fleair* Ttao-nsa, I u.u >nd Jur.1/ [From'tha Boatoa Atlai, Jan. tt .] annpow it IiiIIiii R^jftb Of I Chlneae Phllof > pher? om of thote who ware wont, in the last cenr W , to rktt London or Ptrit , an J there write tgrea abla letter* about manners tnd coatoma to tbelx friends it homo? htd uken atenm, arrived \u New York tad indulged in one oriental, ohllo^ophlcal plane* at Mrs. '? call*) ball! One ?an lata sine what ily, aatiilal eaiatlea? ?a g'xyj Rigliah, ot oooiae? would bare been trauemit*^ to the rice eating and tea drinking cousins. />f the idea of the literary Rijah was tuat of oof, Wiw, by reaaan of vegetable dint and loog oaotj'Aplataa noon the banks of the Ganges. had a(MvAd,?t acartain oalm, dispassionate sincerity, and r?wer of snelog t w re ality ot thing*, to w iob o .itioai in*9 ?cuon perhapt calico balla had better no.< be submitted. Alt may be glorioualy beautiful ; lair fornix may alow fairer In the drewes of chaiabermilds aad dtndlee in cast eff clothing appear veritable ]^'0/>a>a; the mu sic may toned meuiiy, tne uiiy *x a e tae brtath of the tor wfcic i thev am pUing, tne dance may taiat aad turn irayly, th< j id<d eye fire at ooBfhment, and all that wealth ma punaoae or ta?te devi*em?y be present to gi d tae noura or | glorifj th$ o.-camoa. B it toe startling quintioa comes, hke the whimper of ta evil spirit, ta trouols thegty&cd galUut s,ene-<ha qotatton, w^etier all the ladnees, aad want, an < b reavement of t ill great city. noT spreading in da-kuen ar.madue, cift danced dowa 1 Will the avi fte-l {'ittdriPfl, executed to the sic, breathe the breath of lire into thu pow, ttaived book binder, weltering in bU b.ocd, wwa the widow and tin little ctalt ^reo w?tl ng a niud him? WU1 calico drernet bind up or c let-off clothet heal the wounded irtritT V* ? 7 pacts from the blazing ttloana. la ttine Eur tnd upon damp st.-a?, miy be writhiug the wrick of a man. He atarted fairly and g iy ' f life; with a motier'i kits and i a father a bj ?"??i j full of high hope# tnd what the world ot W " nroaixeta/' Hb in a te rlbli wreck luteed! Nj gallantabip. fall of life, full of wealth, follofher own peculiar beauty, w at ever ho stranded tD her ruin. You cannot daace t tie poor, meota of humar.lr.f Into form nga n. Up and d wo Rroaowty the daug iters of deah are glidi ig. O will the deftest mus'c wi e back to the Inaojeaae ! of girlhood one poor Mien ^nature? You , may I dance for years in nail o, aid lo oaat off el31"?* nut on again for the oocamon ; coma ittse men may go from house to house and troin garret to g*?*! mretlDKi cnty b6 hrld it the fabirntcl? an l and oceans of soup be ladle! from eh* ittble oaal dnnt, bu*. all cannot make that p >or o-ackened siul white again! Tne vloes of the world run ***' from uiftnd wi'J not be entreated. Tuey And their own bitter solace in the beauty aad jompleteaess or overthrow. Reject the stern energy of tiu. which is tt least going upon !ta way with cleaohed ^ teeth, mournful but strangely glad; w Job it at least noiuc forward, Into what b ->11 of d* kiens who caa paint, while you are dancing In oatico tnd oaat off ?toLodeed, one may well question whether, in tlrnw I of famine, dancing, la calico or otherwue, Is the I wisest Dotslble thing? whether the earnest mao, the , gentle hearted, womanly *om*n, will cart to daaoe Ui sett?L8 of tbarp star ration, even for the btaeflt of the poor. Grant that some threwd. clever per i eon stjs? This butteifly th ong. flitting and whUk I lug about, in gay colors ttid with empty hearta-l i will nee it! In this hard sea^n It shall flit aal ! whisk to tome purpote, In cdlco and caatoff 1 clothes. Bat alas! WaatU galued in thi end? It is the heart that sancMUes tne gift. Mupposs all I Five Points rattle to-day in new attco, and starving manhood puta on the caaWcff clothtt of Fourta street. Htve you reached t e heart of tata xwrodlag nicer? VhOe you have been danclag well, eatiug veil, sleeping well, for this year gone by, ctrtain men htve been et gjgtd In t fl. roe struggle for U'e. The morel rg sun found them at their task*, tni when the Sitdei. ot evea'nrf fell, they had not departed therefrom. Btead i * the Ut'Je ones a. home? It wts not a gfwtt boon totsk -It wta aak^d, aad while you were eatiag and sleeping aud d ancia;, the ttone faced world, grim and imperturbable, denied It- tae bread for tie little ones at home. You ehadder and whine, If a breath of old tir i^xchet you, ttyou leave the op?m hwaeorthe theatre; you mgh for appetite, t >r jewels, for toe frrtlft,tn Dew dxesa of th? sea ion, for Saratoga, for Newncrt. Oh, sister, thi .k what It is to be in a ?ma1? dingy room, witu no lire, with no llgat. witi SSidTitb'tbe dear wife aud the lltVe chlldr-n around ! Yet to this have stroog men been ?en with hearts full ot the teaderest lwe, the most heroic courafte, while vou ?ere dancing aad ea<lng ai d sleeping. Aud while vou ??'? * " Mf-lldH t-o li'Tigtiid that a roau leaf w?olJ weigh them ?ii>wa, and look upm thin ruin and wretched new, ten j jv, In (io is r.ame, Oiiak of nothing b?fr ter fcr It but to dance?? In calico eve:? lb it Is what tou htve been doing for tail y*ar gme; ani to tbit famine, in pitut'iul America, have we come. Would it not be better to aetd a ray the dresa roaker, wtitlng to shape calico IntJ faahiin, and WJ_"I will no Knger dance thouglUeaa y al n< thrse Lighwajs ot life, t.i the muai.- or folly, wii e tb'He d; brothers aad cliitert are suffering troua l me*" u> that courageoua word yoj might pr.j tiounce your own emancipation. And bow mich mtre' Por yod m'ght do something to advanc! the when a famine woull be impoas'bie. be aaae nmn wculd do tqua! aud exact Ju-rtdot to man and to hhntelf For you, po<r, silly crea.urc, there b ?a been overtrading, fevers on chant,'*, revuUi .na n the market. That you might clothe thote hmbt la the t?uffs of France, that you might drape ab^ut that torm the shawls of India, that Joa J?1*' * that brow- it needs no oruamen-. -wit a the dia mendt of Brazil, tbere hat been Wuuder upoh blua der la comm^roe, until the result i? tetn in ttarviog families, In oht?4tel>ln toup kltclw-rit U c^l'. > baU. An these thinga to be ptrticultrly deairod? Tuere la an exquisite pleasure In giring rtA* ? parUcu^ larly whta we dancslt ? but it l? hardly worth our while to drive men al?oat to tniclde, or worie, for the mere p easure of dancing them into happinws acain. Better, we think, for the me ;htalc 1 1 wife to a and make with htr own neat tin gent, her own co diet?. Bstte' tn honest pair of hom^pun branhet. bought ard paid for, thau caa '.-off clothea of Broadway dsn ile?,t though prevl >ualy danced in. TLlnk, too, of the wretctu dness you ??"r reach, biding In corneii away from tin i light, disdaining to vk tor relief! Thtt amothtred, secret woe la tne ahar pest, and It ia what the woild can on y parent and nerer itlltve. It is, indeed, beat in this wotld to have things as nearly right ta P^?>hl?- "ae cicel injustice which you see breeds ta .ther. which forever remtins Invisible. Crrtainly, by wiae and noderate lives- by constant devotion .if means to worthy obiecta- by prom.iting the ojjpir tunitiia of labor- by securing ita perpetu ty-by , cheeriully r?y gn!ziog itt mtetlag Itadues-by so arranging oommwoltltr fairs that revulsiots shall be iiupoaaibe ? tiy l?rr)"> ?' log kind feeling. Intelligence, ecu ation- we may mpersede cahcolialls and sou p kite bent And even now it may be well to remember that kind words and koks of aympathy ^t^ y *'"1 to the tick bed ?be gentle hand that wip~ tn< d.w of agony from the brow of t e atiflVrer -the eye that looks upon the llUle onea wlta p?'"Ot-? undernesK?that all the<e are, or oui/ht to be. at 11 In faahlon a* well as calico balla. K m ths ortent,v iiout vlalt- the l'ardigrie inqulstUon -bat that tK'iceleaa gliding Into the houte o? ^fferlng, tH i( m to your own? that magnal raoognltioa of a brjt'ver a i*iri aa if yon felt It that helping of pover y whi h Siata the recipient Into tie bel?ef that It is your own poverty aad wretcLodneta wulch jot t jmt to

ralltre. Our Venezuelan Corrcapondenee. Pcbto Cahki.i.o. (>ac. 27, H' ?? Ttani/uil S'atf of tht Rrjwb/ir ? Tht jVnr Prtt i rimt'i Policy? Pi ot>ault Chanift of tht Prvrnt Almutm ? Commercial Nun- ? Activity of Tnutf 4re., frr. Hy the departure of the Pauline, 1 have an o:>por tucity of dropping jou a few tine*. It will mrprioe >ou to leara of the tranquil atate of th a e intry it pnaent, but Ood orly kiowa bow Inng fe in* ' ve permitted to enjoy ? blaming of ao mac' >a:?rt*tu 111 await the approach of tbe 20'.tinf Jainary, 1*65, with great Impatience, In order \m ore w.?at policy the new Pieeident, J oee Ta?eo will cetermlne to adapt wh?tber he in'enl* Ij bold un to the men now uaed by hla brother, or etfrct ?o en tire change of men and meaanrea. V* y boll'-* that he will appoint other men, br. of tu? nam* principle* ard tberefcre do no*, be# tat" t ? ??r -Ha* >be ttearary will be attacked with equal aodaotty aid perieteranoe m herrtofore. We aiiall ao o aee wbat the renew Bed Mor^agu* intend* to uo n rt~p*c to the appointment if hi* cabinet, aprxi wtlcb m it* otperda. alth< ,ngh be feoorally decide * ' >r blinaetf, ar.d If any of hta miniate ra diner with b.i. , toey mu?t gt rat of "fli e. Baatoeta la quite a t it. Coffee beirlna to arrira in email quabtltiee trie nnwaabed 10%".; *a*?*d llJ.alSc. Hi lea at L6|e. a I6e. per lo. Oo ' >a |2I| per 1 10 Iba of eupeior qoa.il/. Co. too lOiC. a H>|c. Floor baa lately been acarce, and U now a?lii?g at %'JA a IW per bw. currency. A ?up ly ta oatly expected from Philadelphia or B*/ma>ee, wb'ch wilj redrne 'he p lcee m Serially. Toe coo mmpttor of tb'.a article la nH ao great ae t > imliee the.ee not in the trade to rtek a large lneeataant No American raaaela In port. Tnt Rro?oe Pianr.aiaa or Krr Wwr^-I let ? tea fr? m Km Wm aayi ? 1h? ?p- at* ef ta?a ?tietrl't are heron>la( rmtf laipnrUnt. Tb? at tW iwrnat to Ml great a* u???l ??'??, . 4>''.>>ti?? u> eearctj ef m*n?f at th? W?eti> ret tlx t'lmmi ha** reai'M>4 the pt'i yr+1 fr> ? #*V Ui 'W '**) f ;r ? b*t roll??*le<5 lO'itf tht pM to rw" aa<1 Mmnlrlpal Aflhln. ntoouM or tri municipal ?itoldtiom? tM MAYOB'B COMPLAINT BOOK? TBI POLICI BRTt'BNB. The complaints, bothjfcf On* police and the people, war* not ao uumi-rou| ^tsterday M tney were the day before, etill tbg Ihkjor hue thought It necessary to put ? check opoe tlioae who may feel disposed to eomplala from ma lic ou* ittuu. To obviate suoh Ml eriLfUkd shelter partite who mt; be innocently accused, Major Wood Lei given notic* that lor the future he will receive no , complaints unless a responsible name la given a* the ac cuaer. Thia la juat, and will be attended, no doubt, with | beneficial rwiuta. WHAT Till PROrLX PA V. That the tenant* of liw und 11H Na?aau street have allowed garbage ant ash boxes t'i stand on the outer i edge of theu suloaalks, greatly to the detriment of pa*?- j era by. Ibat the tenant* in the rear of SH.'I and SHf> tlroome ; atreet bave allowed their hydrants to overliow their aidewalka; alao tbat lilthy water ami garbaga la there thrown into the atr**et guttera. 'I hat au awning hanging in front of 1.10 and 1U2 Canal atnet exclude* the light and obstruct* the vl? * ol' the atreet That the Westchester House corner of Itroome street < and Bowery, 1* kept open, and liquor ia aoid theieiu on | the babbatli. That the Ninth Avenue Railroad Comparylias rendere I the crossing at the corner of Thirteenth street and Ninth i nvenue impassable by digging up the paveuieni to remove the track. That a vacant lot on ths north Mde of Seventh street, j between 1 iret and Second avenues, la not feneel, anl is ? uaed aa a public privy. That a dialer in Chatham atreet, obstruct* the view of the atreet with caps anil shirt*, and that he j haa a Jew ilrummer sistion>-d 'n front of hi* store who ' intuits tb> citixen*, a. the/ pit?a along, by asking them 1 lo purchase his goods That ^ he walla of l>r Burchard'a church in Thirteenth atreet arr in such a state as to endanger the occupauts I of a house adjoining. Tlat William S Iteasey, of .Sixth street, between t avenues A and IS encumbers the sidewalk iu front of i No*. 497 anil 49W Itroudway, w.tb br.cki, barreU uud dirt. That a pile of stones, in front of 10!? F.;i^t Nineteenth atreet. Has been there for the lait five day* that tl.e paveineat, at tt.? corner of F'ifth avenuo and 127th atreet, ia In a sunken condition, caua'ii,; water to collect in large quantities which drenches thrujgh into the baaeraents adjoining That a large < ur'.aiu in frjnt of 5(7 Broadway ob struct* the view of the atrret. that the in h carts have not removed the a-tie* in William atreet for tha last few weeks. That Hdevalk* in front of Noa. 14, 30, It and 113 ; t)ratge street arr not flagued. That crosaiogi in Budsou atreet, corner of Bank, also the one cross ug llammsr?ly, on the ua?talae, are almnit j lmpaaaable, ami have been neglected for a 1 >ng time. WHAT TBK rOLICK HA*. Flrat ward? Fight arrests. IU1 ho^ in Wall atreet, | near Broad wa?. Sidewalk 22 K*:hatyge pltce dangerous. , I pa a corner ol Wall atreet and Iboalway not lit, Ac. tecond want ? (jae lamps in front oj lulani I'/'l Ful- i ton and 108 Water stri eta not lit. I^rge bole o, ponte fed Ana atreet. :n the pavemeut. lbe..txe alb-y >llrty j Large hide in Ninth atreet, opposite pier 41 Kust river ' John street and Mai'len lane very dirty, fxx.ra found op* n. tevsn arrests. Third ward? Ten arreata A hole in front of UO West atreet. Three large heapa of manure in front of 1 iA au 1 j 12U Wist stieet Kourth wanl? Complaint lliat the aih cart hn not I been through Daane atreet lor the last live days. Tim I udewalk in front of 400 and 40D i'earl aireet out of re pair aud dangeroua. Nine arreata. Fifth ward ? Hlyht arreata. trlsth ward? Fourteen arreata. Reventh ward ? t-even arreata. Complaint that the aah carta have not pasted through Mvuroo a'.reet for several days. I'igkth ward ? Right arrests. Ninth ward ? The sidewalk on aoutb aide of tsrij utreet, between tireeuwich aud Washington Is not pav ed. It ia almost impaasablt from the accumulation uf mud, he I'owuing atreet reportoa iu a liltby o.jnditiou; Fonr arreata. Tenth ward? 8ii arrest*. Fleventli ward ? Four arrests. Complaints tliat ^one of the streets are in a flhby condition TwalMb ward ? Two arrests II.IKientli ward ? Tbn* arrest*. Foarteenth ward klxht arrest* F'ittoenth ward- K'ght arrest*. Hewer In illoecker, near Lanrena, cared in. Hiteeutb ward ? I'ump in Twenty fifth atreet In a dan f rout caiiditi?n I'art of Fightecnth street near .-'nth avenue; al-o, corner of Mfteenth street and Seventh avenue caved 1a. Fifteenth, fiiternth -eventaeatU aod F.ight<entb a'.reets near M:ntL and Tenth avenues, very dirty. Hveiirre.ta. Hevepteenth ward? Thres arreata. I?mps op|io<'.t<* Mall place, In 5ev*nth atreet, and others in *ain<- stroel, Mulls Klghteenth ward ? Faur arr est, i Tw?uti?tn ward? Fart* of Thirty fifth. Thirty -second . and Twenty aeventli atreeta very itirty. Four arreata. i TwtLty flrat watd ? The tif ?t?- i'- ra>lro?X i. b?*i) ih??n?n?w* enwtBowu eaw***i V. /?e^cvVfr rig "r of tne o' C.e ventiiatora i>eiug idown oil leaving a bole i large enough for a hot ae and cait to f?ll through. Ala , vacant l"l on ta? eomer of Maotion avaoue ..n 1 Twenty ri nth street, also one u Twenty moth stn-et, n<**l M.iii ai a avenue, there ia nr HaKg'ng on the sidewalk mod in wet watbiT is there ankle deep. Iwm'y second war.? Thne uireatr. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. MOKEt NlllKICT. Tcxsmr, .Ian. 23-6 P.M. Tbe rtock market wa-> not very bueraut tbu Homing at t j? openitg, and became Mill more de prtaetd toward* Ito clo?e. lu Kit fancieitberc wd? not much activity, but railiuad botd* aere freely i ffered at lower price*. Ilhnoui Central li>nd* and Erie 1875 bond* were operated in to ?oine extent. Tbe milea of Erie bond* were principal!; on time, bcyer'o optiro. lhe am era do not appear to bare , the fear of the Risking fnnd before their eye*, er ?lae do net believe in It* powerful iniluence on tbe company'* indebted: e*?. lilinol* Ontral band* bare fallen off ainc? the cloaing up if t.je new loan, aiid the prcbabl ity ia tnat, a* boob a* the 9r*t In ataUctnt ia tocurt-d, the market will take a different turn. Pricea are anatnined for tbe purpoee of making a ?ocd ahow on the other tide. Tbe preeent atate of the bond aid atock market ia entirely artificial. fhe idea of two large railroad loana, like thoae repre KtLttd to have been Aken for tee Erie and Illlnel* compnnk*, in the exiatiag atate of financial affair ia utterly prepoatar >ua. The rate* were fixed low enough at 70 and 80 per cent, and t^e amount filled up accoid ng to th? programme ; but It .a oar impreMlon that the reault will be very different to that reprraented. The timea are too much oat of . joint, and the future tilled with erenta oi au :b a character, aa to |>r> vent auch an exhibition of con fide toe in rail/end atcuntlee of an equlroca! cha racter, um.br even tbe m>rt favorable cir*im ata:c(*. It wil' go to Europe to-morrow by tho ?team?hip Baltic that both of these loam have been j taken, and tbe circular* of foreign ageuta here will, without doubt, rtfer to It aa an evidence of the confidence our people have in the*e wi;ka of Internal improvement. It will cor.btltaa be favor ?bly commented on by thoae wlo have prevailed npjn foreign capital iau to make bida, and t jt market value here preaeated a a ac nibmetioa of tbeir atatementa. The - fT? ,-t of thia may for a time be aUiifactory, an 1 than* who are not acquainted with the m <,.** <,prr<tndi o I fl liDg np loana to railroad companies ?o t'lia aide of the Atlantic a ill, without doubt, con >ide that the investment ia 'if a very Mp*eor otder Tna (treat exertion* made to (111 up ta* aa* Krle loan I avw emai.ated iroin Uui a nho were l*rg- h A 1< r? cf tLe Uicouie b nl* i*td cl the ?t ock, and it there. 1 fore b* (am* iaportaut that notLing ah > ild o or t > <>pre..a?e their old laveaunttto. The o:.Iy a!>r native wan to help ?l >nj the ne 9 lorn, and they w?.r* therefore, in fast, omjwlied u ? mbeorllH to m v.re t be ) aymen*. of tneLr touMM brad* and to pre I vett tin atuck from g?? ng en*i?iy ant if sight. ' All tbia <!<?#* not app" %r in the official repon. In the cane of the Ene Company tHe btd* am ? noted t'? Just $4 ,0?1 000 for a loan of IU*/j ?*>. A pretty ek e calcoioUiti, conailerlng the lii tia wete aent in araKd and dpi red a*, a fU d h ur. *e ebatl nevo/ t ear of any d?l'?i k-ijU am ng bidder*, for tbe c nj|* 'j will naatiuie any deQ len y, and put U on tna roarlet wbtiiever re<|aired. The Illloo'a Central Cm in i any do up their flnato?? In a d<fffrent way. Tfceyaurnnte* .aa. at price* be ow all others, reee He ?nbeei.tti aa, and in a few daya it tare I? rUd that tbe whole amount rvi aired ban b**ia taken, and thete tbe matter, *o far a* the p?itoij I* coteen.ed, enda. Tbe IlUnoi* Central It k >npar? ttvely n new company. It ha? n>t yet nad m> much financiering aa the Erie, and cas do Whiogi n|> nacre boldly. The Erie Company baa b?d lu day- A flew year* elace it could walk into the rotund* of the Ex ha> ge at half pa4 'we re o (.lock and before on* ma off th'oe mj' i->naof booee ond. r the hamm?c, at ninety pet oe*t> It wna the* ta Ita be* cr?dlt, nod wa tireng U r* 1 ?rone*. Vow it la w?*k aad airkly, all Ha rwrarow i have been eshaneted, aad it bae bnen doeterad n*gh ant* death. lu Ufa IXood hae h*m fre*4r p wad ?*t to aceuln It* croJil ani c?tmru, aaril Uiaee la not encngh left to reraprtemte aeon. The UlUntt ' Central la yet yoang nai viger 'urn It h?a er.or ? ?? ?*?.?> -K.ib, If pr.pt.'] bwb*niel, oil Otfyfrftm Sfh triumphantly; but If *mM In M" ffotiatteg Ira* ' 11 two-thud? their par value, will boob be eikNA y'1 ^ oimpinj loaded dowo with Mrbt* 1"?"' without credit or tiu pt> ver o I recovery. The v ?*???? ,of the Ktle H*llro?d Ccmpany hive nfea 'tied to tht> moat enormtu* ibavca They hare hw 1 ^'le ?**** been mirroonded with cliijuiB who here b'a 1 t k0 "^'^uJldeM crail ly, an J hare ran up a dettv 4 w lioh not w,lch ?,re than seventy per cent bars t '**n rel1 k0** A m"' lien of dollars haa ty*n nacrlflA ^ on * ,oan 114 Cilna ly oath -ugh it could be redact ! ??> a month, and the entire administration from 4 * hoglnmriff has apparently bfon upon fe principle ***** tf,e ea^ sanctified the means. Had the i>nd bt e-a f*v mrare wonld not hare be^n po o^jecMoi The IHitoii Central Company U follo<rlti/{ ia 1,13 '?0' steps of iU liiuatriouM pudtcet* >r, urd if ?iv "n? now *)i(<m Is not pu^iuel In lu ti <anc:w, will brU. '1 UP in the same pla e, with similar r> suits. The i ,r10 Company la to-day bankrupt. It* stock ha* nothi*. ?' bits a name. Tne Illinois Centri! hit a high p <ni tionn IniTr-n/o resource*, y outb, vigor, aul a fa- J ture; but o'l may be destroyed by extravagant mm sgeocent. it wou'd not do to wake many mare loath at a discount of thirty ptr r -nt. ' I After the adjournment of toe )? >ard, the following sal- s of bond* and stock* were m "1e at auction: ? j f!Vnno Pennayivanla Coupon Ftvaa, Int. adlei.,,, "I1* ?l.C^U lllinuiH Central ttnilrnml, tin 6U*j A dividend Hrrtn 1 *bai?* Michigan Onlriil Kll.ll1>'! frt ibaita Atlantic llank (to 40 do. Bull'* Bead I'ank o'i 100 do. l!lgclli?U k CbintfO lUllnad t:\ 1 1,600 Jo. L'utun (iol M<nin^ of N. C Uo I Mi ran. Adrian H. Muller <V Co. will hold their rc 1 gulir fomi wi f kly auction vale of at >? It i uud bond* to-morrow, Wecin>%day, ian. 24, at o'clock, at the Merchant*' Kx;hange. At the aecoLd b< -urd the market wan heavy, and tot at all active. Illinois Coutral bmda fell off J percent; Erie bonds, 187'), 4; Canton Coumapy, j; N. Y. Central Railroad, 4; Brie lUiltoad, Cum berland Coal, 4; Beading iUiixoad, 4. We notice aal?B of Utigeworth C om any, the lint for a long lime. There haa baen qirte a movement in thin h took in Boston lately, and Its market va'ue h? ad vanoed rapidly. The steamship George I.aw, fnm Aiplnwall, with California date* to the lat of .J*nu*ry ltd, ia due at thia port. Hhe will briog one weak later iateill gtnee, acd about the uauil rernlttauce of gold uu | . gold dUHt. The trai.aactlona at the Awila'ant Treasurer 'a of fice, to day, were aa follow*:? KexflYMl 971,1 1 8 li I'a^luenU 0(?,7f.1 14 1'nlil lor A?h*v Office Ii,.'.41 77 Balance t,K.I,0H) 2i The warranta entered at the Treasury Dtpart ncrnt, Wasblngton, on the 20th loat&nt, w. re at follow*:? For i>?yin({ Treamiry debt* $lrt fdo an Kor the Custom* ? 101521 ol foYt-rlrg into Treamiry from mihC. aoaroe*.. J'i,197 51 Kor the War l>epai tnn-nt 1*,4IH 10 For re paving In the War It- pxrtim-iit 1,744 '23 For Tt j-*j au In th* bury |ir|iartui<-at H74 2S For the Interior Itopartment 19 '207 10 For re | ajliijf tlie Interior Departmint fc "04 il> There liaa been an active in iulry tor foreign ex change today, for remittance by the aleatnahlp Baltic, Irom thia port tor Liverpool tomorrow, Wt dneiday. The supply of aterllng billa n the maiket la not large. M e i|Uote on L >mlon a ptr ?nt fox the bent billa; ou P^rli, .01. '20 a 5f.l I j If foreign exchange run* up at thia rate, ahlpmenta of apecie will aoon commence again. A riaeof a l alf per cent on Ivon^ou would make it prolittble to a^tid forirard coin. It la thi opinion of aome of the leadloK bill drawera that ap4cle will be atilpp d to Home extent tieforethe l&tb A February proxloat. ? Tho Baltl : will take out abvut CiOO,oOO,^rtae pally lxi lortlxn coin. The <>reeiiwicb Inanrwce Comuany have declared a armi antruhl dividend of live per cent. Th< l-e?. thirMar.ufarturera' Back, a wmi annual dividend of Ave per cent. Tht llltnoia Ce'it'al i:ulr>ad hare called for an .'nhtalment of ten dollar* per uhare on the '2,:;4!? aliaren of It* stock, upon wbiob live dollars ttw.h Las on?y been | a>d. fUaiKH Itaii.aixii J'.k-uitn I tot IH5-J 1 sail. ||}.U ^'I(r??t r .'l.VM $77,'2a'2 1*7,776 |'X? ijo? f?-|itniL. . M i 6'i .ih9 ti2,M'2fl ^<W,aal (irtulxr. . . .. M v'2? 7",4?:i tNt.ooa lo.s.i'-H November.,.. I".:u7 ?*,l'.w 70,1,14 ^4 io? l?c*nil*r . 4' 161 6'2,0H4 76,r>#7 03,41*3 T->uu t::\ .401 wi-.in $417,h&o $4;s,m The Harlem JUilroaU Company a rtocklrtldera were promised al th< inciting at ram many 11*11 laat ? on.?.er, called to inveaxlgute th? HehuyW fraid*. a foil and rompletc report of the aff*lr* of the com I any an noon a* It coulJ be prepared, and abould be printed for the beoeflt of ita atockholdere. That re port haa teen prepared and csmpleted alca tin 16th Da either, 1864, bn*. not yet prinb-d, alJioagb nady fot the printer, acd la kepi b* k from tbe ?to khoker* and the pui/ic. [)o any of tha direr torn deaire tbe rupprtamon of thla report? W a rbculd think after what hi* tranaplrnd In relation to tbe affhire of thin xjinp.w y, the director* would give immediate pnbll Ity to thia report. Gome, gen tlemrn, let tbe pub'lr knov the worat. Itlaatated tb?i the iJelawan, l.ackawanoa and Weatsrn Itailrv.ad Company b .ve negotiated It* loan ot nine batdrwd tbounend dollar*, at eighty per cent. The IlJlDoia Central ReilroaJ Company petit lone I the I/eglalatore of llllnol*, aometirna *ioo , for tbe privL'ege of laying out t mm where it ha* ea'abltah ad depota, but it wh reftiaed. It *triki* u a that tbe I^gUlutore bare very little control over the m Uter. Tbe Lyman Mllla, of MaaaachaaeUa, have de flated a dividend of foar per cent, payable Pa' raa ry Int. Thla ka tba n<-w fa Aery aet off an a dividend f!< m tbe Hadley Kail* Company. The r.rt earning ? of tbe concern for the year have be? n over U-n i?er cent, and Ita dividend* two of four per cent evh. I nke Ruperlar copper aw?k* ara hac -n unit qotte active at advancing price*, and many which nave cot ao d for aevetal month* are new coming into tbe lioaton market again. Winthrop ha* jumped H I-' and Algoma* la In demand at 1; Toitec ba? touched 7. bat fall off a trifle, eloalag at 7|; C>pper Fall* d?elu<*d II per ?!i*re, bat there ie UUie eto- k pre* *1 eg for aale; I ale Itoyale 1* In demand, and 1 1 ) ke tbe lowe?t It oould be ot?Uij.ed for now; Minna aota, 1 40 bid, 14* aakad; N vrth Waatern, 1h bid, >2 aaked. The rallr>ad enterpneea bow on foot In North Carolina wiii effect important r**u U. There will be omuexi n wita roada leading to Vickaburg aad New Otleana.aad to Mobile and I'eaaneola, on the Gaif of Mei.oo. Tae lU'eig i R'^fUr of tbe 17to n /*<?*? over Ue peaaage of ihe Mil by the He a ate to provide for tha eitenaton of the N* >rth Carolina flail wad went to toe Tenneaaee line. Tbe Htate ia to fortbh ti e me*u for the om*. rmkm of two-iilrda of the w? II. T'e ?rt?em>hlp Aaia, which a'rlval at R aVe fr? l. vatpool, ah .'it a foftmyh *Sn e, b wjgtt a valned at |1,2"4.00Q, of which a coaatl wabie por tion waa deeticad for .Hew V?k. The cargo of the r team* lip ( ar,ada, whi h arrived from Mverpyil laat w<?k, ia probebty of gr%**r ia.ua, a large pro povt'on Uing Krer.' h gooda, moetiy f t thta market. Jn rritu* joeeoe cf the wltbdrawal O the Canard ?tea ir.ria fr -m t la port, a large am jogI '4 import*, wheti "theralee vouid have ooma dtrael, haveiv>?a by the way of Baitoa. Oar weekiy rep ?rte of !m porta have net, U?ara'ore, ahova th t arte J estea it ear foretxn tra a thia year. The alvaaoe In raVea for for* ig? ea tatfp ahowa that tae Unport trade of tbe caiUy thoa far Uua teaaoa moat have heea pntty active. W t are glad to at* that aa effort ia helag made to give greater publicity to the fla?a:tel operaMona of car railroad cmpta ea. A Mli hae baea iitro da- ed In the Aaaaafeiy of thl? Hula, providing for the f*ikUM\.nu of rM tat miathly retnrta frota every laorparatad eoaapaay, a* Miowi ? 1. The MMraat ef aai^i?l talWM by Ita abarVr t. The Mtniil '4 ?U??? ?aa?" 1 Ttae a?? ? ** til ? afeta yaM ia 4 T*? grr+* aiemiaf ef ta'aiag* f*??a all mt>? ? ?!? | (<?l 5. Tbe mu amount of aipaixtllaree from all *ad fa ? all paryoaea alnea laat report. Thcw aUttmcnU into bt vertrt'd by the affldv vttaaf the preaifoat ud tretaarer of ea-,b o m peny. A failure or rata**] to report forfeit* tb* chatter, and aubjectathe compmy (o be wound u? In the aame manner m Iniolveot ooapaniaa ae now cloaed up. Our railroad oovpaule* i'? no* re quired to report bat one# * year, and 4h?ir fat! or* to do no olIj impoee < a trifling Una, which My co? j.ui y would pay ra'her than expose ita rotteanva or unprodnctlveneae. The State Kngineer h*i Jeet ma-!e a report on the tailroaia of tbla State, which wll. be found at Ungtii in thla day 'a paper, and we ? hftJl ahortly have an oflkltl public Ui >n detailing the afT.iira of each ompwiy. Tolaia all very wall a* far iu it gcea, but wi* w ?ui m >re frequent e'ata meiiU, a) thai they will be of Nova a rvlnt to the community. Tbe railroad litereat of thla rt .ale la immroFe, acid the atwk' oldoriahould bep>at4d up ?a o*trn sh poaaible, The quantity cf boot* an! aboea cleared at the Hoeton Coi*ti in Ilonae from January 1 to 19 h, la l?a*t aud preacut year, wan m annexed: tlOflOM Boor A Ml> Hll'iK Thahk. ISM IH.'.r,. Kor tlw ?e<k, cmp* H,1M() .1,021 Hinr* January 1 .1U.IH1 1,47a Tula) .M,?M &,<Wi Shnwlrg a falling off of 13,877 cmm ainre Jan. I, cmparcd wi'h laat year. There ha< bee a a in we active demuiil tor boot* and aboc*. but tht t'aie m Mill dull (or the Mt>*aoo. Many of tbe Urgi buyer* from t-.e Weatern and Middle HU'e* are in the mat ket, but ao far they h .ve pnrrhawd very apar lirgly.aud at loar prior*, conaiderlng tba oat of niunulacturinjr. There la a good alock oi hand, particu'arly of Muaonable good a. The ancttna hulfM of tbe week huve been about 2.600 cai?< boot*, ?bote nod brogana, which were ao.d at about Uat week'* prtcea. The total amount of circulating no'ea laaued !? banking a?wociationa acd Individual b in V *r* In this Mate, and outstanding on the .10 bu-.ynf he ittabw, 1 h 1 4 , wa? $2l.t;fll,572, for tha redemption ol wbtoh there waa held In trjet by t:ie Buperintcaleat, iteoa il'.lee amounting to 125 >12,100 U.I, an fuiloaa, via:? HoikIk nnil molt* age* . . , $6,711,14* Nrw lorthlato ?to?k? O, p. c... ItOO 1?). 6 " .. ft.Ml.'ilt 1*?. 1,H02,7??0 IH>. ? " .. 13,115,4*1 ('mill r?r> eertlAoataa, 1 " l,429,40t I oitvl }<ta!a? kUKki , 6 " 3*1,000 i?0. 0 " ?? 3,1(1,300 r~T.~m 4, it*, to* ArLanran Stat* Stock, 1 Wl.dO# iliinoia ?l? , a '* a^e.ew kllrlilaan do., (i " 172 U0# ( * U iu dapoiit 130, Bit T.tal Mt.Wi, !?? In addition to the circulation laaued to banklag aaaociatlona and Individual btnkcra, the out?teoA 'eg circulation bauod to the chartered banka wm f 1!?,300,!MIS, making tbe total am'innt of airculaUac r.oiea laued to all the banka, tanking aa* >claU >fia, atd Individual bankem, outstanding on Ike 30lfc day of Beptcmb r, 1*64, !43,Mljft9A. S3 W Kirhmip, Siiio fji, B?of ?*:? T *7 ]r>o ,},. JJ1* i'lKJOO l ri'1:* of 7.'i Ml Ml It ?y, , '"' ^ ' i;;'7 -j ?-? m ::: t t i'Mo 1' , toi i;ni,i imi liiu* j ltf i d So.iuma Mi'* s v r'? l{* ?W ??s Si '5 S- ?; "* ^OlllCVuRKJ^ 7a loo 2 ^ we Jo... MO 71 70 % ?' SS ft:::::: ?.* is fiJ_ KM> do . Vfl 71 k ? 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T(i? prinripml ??U? k' ?w?trr wrt? ?.?- )? for <!nn>**tlr an4 hjtt-rn '?m ? uoi|<Iiod tka >al#? ?uil?a?<~l a><?al <V 000 bb> il H * f* 1)7 for ecnuiion t? -tala, 27 a t* 44 far rbolc* an ) fa?or11a <k> I* '?'? ? ?*> '?4 for n-mmtim Ui t'H/4 Obl<> Mi'li (111 a:ol V.if una, and ll'll't til l< r ? itr* '?? Ik - ? Ui.aliat tmir aa< 'Mlar for ki? ?ton bran'la arllh airall a*|.-? n at M M a H 10, an<] id b* a<t H raa<r-t ?? I ' tri ? ?i <li Hoatb?ra ?aa ilraily, aith aaUa of Wi ktila at |N IYI a ft 11 for lafa rlor to fiol<? ?.r??'1? an-1 Wi a |? ?7 for (an ? ?a4 ? lira do. Hi ? lt? or ? at ?'oil at 2b a $7 II, M??J - t?l?? ?i 'J<i i<bl* ??r? m?'l? at M a >4 7'. Itwrb ?h?at flour aaa at 13 U< a II * h?a' ?a? <tull ai?4 *a hat* oil; to witin a >al? of Ml l/o.li?l? prim* Wkita Ml rblitaa.at 12 4'. Hj? ?a< dullaa! pri<-aa doijud*. 'lata ? i r? r. fhanja^ (yiirt Tti? aa.'?? ?m'.rar*i! J ?C? ba*? Ml Itm njn at Ve raa)> ? </J 4o K o al a 1" , lal M da at tf? <.-rrti? - Tit (aarkat i-<?! nutxl flrin, with aaim af r <j baltt ta irikilla /U? tranaaetioaa <?a tba tppui a. ra llwi '??! Ui a f?a b aHrol laltt Wa oaota mid illlBf a|. Ian-It at firt/la ?\? MoMU l\? a I V , ar?i ltiai and Naw 'hltaai l?. at M. a lui>< to fivara"'! ?>ft ilaail;, ntt mrxlarata ttfaftintelt ?'*iat 7,0'ti b ithtli f<? vara ? ti/afx! at a M in balk aol bag ? II l*aUw It air at I t D>*a<v.r- 1 Ml U> baU? tula? at at Vd par t">'i?<l, Ilif" M !? M ?r?'t K*i b>ii?a bar'ia at 17a. < To I ? n '? li?'at U? ? ?t ba.f al in batata ? at ? fd ViO barraia pork at 4a M ant IkO tarr- It ba? u at V7a f< ToGiaafoa atrial d/MO buakaia tin ar? ? far?|) la allp a baa* at #.V{d Ta lk?uaa? l'<> t .a b?a<?d tin ?a??v > at /<* T? Narra pta ? a.i.at ?? r? at w' rtra at ?7 in! m ? al ^ > IT, ka"-n la'd at t.,r fraln a' 1 ?? .attilpprra '^*a ?tolaaaaa at pa* (alt**, aod furo al l1** Tbara ? a* a?- rbaa?a la a?lo aa rataa for (aljfvra a ui iaiMlt Pa ?? of ?<*) Itnaa <t?y ratal o* arara anaV at IV K) abd Ja?i 4a aal al t'i Hit ?fa all ?aUa a?ra maAa at 90<- a H( Hrjra ? -alaa nl HPi balaa laraa <rtaa< vara aaa da ?t I.O' aa: about I "h lain of Maaila oar* rap-?*Vk4 ?'Id, baU??a.) ta ha In Ibr a?'(t<t*>f \??r\ of I'le l??>a ? naaaU *ala* ??r* aaa 4a of Nmt'b pif at I'l lit, aaatai tiBao M li'ta S't* 'ultaf a *?i?t au?1 flrata. with *aioa a# 1*0 ? *4>| libu , at IT* a V*? f iba aa* acam A trft of f la;a>t ? aba aaa aol>l ta arnrt al "iX*. , laar yar raat off for raak f >r 4.*til a? Hital lfit? - hlMo' VNM4* (pirlt* of tar|?atiaa la tl, p| ,mt 'irAmi wf aaiV at f > raab 1 ?*> >>VU rat ttiipaaMa*. at f W ?ar jw iba aad I ?*<<? bMa ? llalrrtoa aaad W a*), a^*' a coaua.oa, al II K? par 4lC Iba 4*littra? ?Hl? raiaa of lir.aa*! at?a waiiif al Wt Whala aa<' ?(??a ??ra ^oiat I'll iw..ia - 'iH n..? |'i-i ta lrm?- aftb *al?t af Uab a 40*i bU* is bit* al Hi ?' al W M. TW> obta. rflaa* mm Vartrri, at.la*a*- tad, aaM at CM M. Ml '*?' bMa n*n wi? a-44 ittlitora1 la la Ka, aa4 J a?, at III. M 4a nrw prttb* aobl a' III XI Ca' ami* w?ra n?l*-t I (Pi boiat at.-rt ta*441aa aara aaVt al IWa. Ilaaf- >-a'?* of Okafii | i'a* aaaat aatd at I'll lari? fa I* a of i4?< a 4M l ? l* ??*? r?parta4 , al ?*(? a I 'a Kui l^tr.Ta I b* a* lifo'aoatb *Vr^l, aaa* Ktrat atiat* '.It/; II "'4, I 4a ?? UfM*?n1>. rtraal. aw 7?a?h a rat* a* . tVJ, II '<A0 1 4a oa Tlafly rifkta ?tjaaa a*ar lUrt attkw ll,IV< lto?aa aa4 1M oa i ? Ik ? ?taa* uaarTaaett foaril. *tr?t Hill V -t - ral?* ?f l'O 'ati* war* ana Va at tl 71 ft |4 M, Cr>? t* - P*la* of I ?*?*? aal*M*v* war* aab at Via ' trt-ra ?A Wat l? ba(* ??r? aold. at ln<at ad Inwaftrad. i1 - Tka aaikil ?a? aw*.]?, bat naa?par*MTa|p a* 'tl?* Tha aalaa awWMad av>at 100 a IM abl* Naar ""??at at akaat ?H? % a?4 1 oa boa** browa I la ? aaa watt an 14 la ImM, al 4a ^raU^w?TWa ?Mft*t aa* 4a0 a*d ^aa^tlaw w*ra T'tafoi raa'niH la ft ad Iiaata4 Haifa ml 01 kMa Ktata'*;, at :< 1 1 fUafaaiwa aad Ua ?aaa a *1* 't 4a Vara pfaabt laraa* 700 4a fcftl. 4o 71 aaia* aaa4 laaf al Or a lla.; 44 Aa fla n a at lit a Mi , I ta*< llarana ae-apa, pa>?aU 'rrwa ? ar-*rr ?TV# *t>a* nabrart-i ab"?t 9*> ??'?* ?'a*a pi. aft at a * a f M * If iaa ?; 11 M