Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 22, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 22, 1855 Page 2
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.} THE OSTEND CONFERENCE, ??, Rodent'. message of 2d lUrchTtotha House ^ . Tr./rmittmf th. correepondeoce fJSaSJttS ???" disturbing th. friendlyrOjtkja. wC^m tWgovernmentand th* government of Spain, ??Sa??p?t as vo the objecU of the meeung of th. SS^Se wKSr. at Ostend," U now publish*!, and '?S! 5bLP.Pf'?.r the most part heretofore v But the ImporUnt com, Ca^^T^fend, ttwoeThe Miii-to' of SK'SS'th^htui ofir^e^rto' Mr^Marcy, haw not VS/SfA Bpanl?h gov.rnmeot voluntarily %^ofr;r^tK.,, >. *>.?., ?. SZ?t wu ItaSteirfwVi sale ofCuba, could ?eTagree to any amicable arrangement that would spoil *SelfoU?wiBgta th. correspondence ref.rred to:? KB* PBRBV TO MB. MABCY. LMUTIOlf or TH* Unitkb fcTAMB, \ Madwd, Sept. 17, 1864. J 8ni? I have jwt received from her Majesty's Minister ?< BUte for Foreign Affair* a not. making a formal pro ao.it i.n for th. establishment of a mixed commiiaion, CL .t Madrid, for th. adjudication and final settle ment of all claims Involving private interest. now pend ?1 between th. United State* and Spain jwiprocaliy, teSiag for a model the convention concluded ^tween tk? United 8tates and Great Britain on the 8th of*et> ruary, 1844, lor a .imilar purpose 1?J..C0?p^(!t"' tf the 'pan i *)i government to carry into full effect and ex. ?ution a Uk. arrangement with regard to all our existing il?- copies of the not. and of .iwrfy' anS at th^ine time "end dupUcates of these to Mr. Sonle, In France# . . the honor to remain, wi/.h0^'g5? pEHHY ate, your ob.di? nt servant, HORATIO J. 1 httitx. Hon. W*. L. Marc*, Secretary of State. MB. PACHKCO TO MB. PKRBY. Dkpabtiulnt or Btatk, Fa lack. Sept. 18, 1864. , Mt Dka* Si*? From th. moment that I was entrusted -wMh the portfolio of torelgn affairs, 1 conceived it my taiy to examine into all claims pending between Spain aao other Powers, in relation to injuries iajllcted upon wivate IndividosW, for the purpose of bringing them i to ? Mttlement, if such were possible, and of consolidating ?ad extending by that mean* the good friendship which STentertalned toward, us by all nation, and govern Mats. Th. not. whieh I addressed yon on th. 31st aKime in relation to th. refitting of th. Noith Carolina, la conclusive evidence of th. sentiment. and purpose Vt whieh I was actuated. Bv deeidv meditating upon th. more prominent ques tion., aad grasping them a. a whole, 1 have been led to fcalieve that w. might succeed In making some arrange ment whereby th. final settlement of them all would be ?tore promptly and efficiently secured. , ,. . The severnment* of the American Union aad that of bar Britannic Majesty, on th. 8th of February of the ?receding year, concluded a convention, the design of which was to bring to a settlement ?uch remaining .hlM., of a similar nature, which might be pending be tween then bv agreeing upon the eoUblishment of a t^ssion of arbitrator., which .houldbe.tallon.d In London, compc?ed of one delegate selectod by each of the contracting partie., and a thud one to be chosen by ?be*e two or by lot, in case of disagreement, and, by wiring full authority to this commission, todispoae of all ?actions the. existlng-these governm.nU binding lMBis.lv.. beforehand to abide by and fulfil it. "i7h!2*in.r. intimation of such a system is a sufficient MMOunendation for it. applicability to all caws similar to the 4. which called forth the convention ?uud?Klto, aad such a. now are at issue between .he United States aad Spain ? claim* which have th.ir origin In private to teres t#, and in which reparation and indemnification .n demanded for injuries indicted. , . . . . But there is .till another inducement, which 1*, that Dm government of the United Stat., has, for several Bonths past, it.elf given .imilar Intimations to her Ma te nt v1. Charg. des Affaires at Washington. Accepting? therefore, these Intimations, sn.l taking as a areced?nt th. convention to which I have alluded 1 ?anally propose that we should come to some under standing whereby we might, with the same facility, dijr aooe of and set at rest all those elmms? clalms made reciprocally by th. parties, nnd upon which th. United States and Spain have insisted, and do insist, up to the *JMttisdp*lan meet, the views of the government of the United PtatM, and it will agree to the establishment at ?adrid of a mixed commission of arbitrators, having ?anal powers and under similar condition'' with those ?greed upon with England on tbfe 8th of February ,1858, I shall affix my signature to luch convention a. we may ?aa.luOe with the greater pleasure, from the belief that we shall have taken a step towards the better arrange ?Mat of our International relations. I avail myself of this occasion to renew to you the as surance. of my mott diitlngul.hed consideration. Taur obedient and humble servant^ ^ PACHEoO. 10 tbx Chjibgv dm AFT AIM of tkh Uxitkd Statib. ?, rrtftf M 1 Lxoaiio* or tnr u.vmm statm, j. Madrid, Sept. 17, 1864. ) ?m? 1 hive had th. honor to receive your Excellen nt the 10th Instant, In which is expressed th* S^rTdesirt which animates you to find som. mean. and terminating all th. daims for r.para Uaa and in leranlty of lnjurie. suffered by private iindl *T^, V D*nding between the government, ot 8paln ?xi the' United State.; and in which, %tUir aeav.ntton coocluded between the I mt?rf , ^ " SL. Britain on the 8th of February, 1853, whereby Si!?. ,n?rnmeat. agreed to .stabl.sh a mix-d commu aion J arbitration in London, which should resoiv. all ouestkin* of a (imilar eharactes then exisdng between SJTi and whose decisions those \*o a Wflrrhaod to acknowledge as floal and to eirr/ IS'IHb issjs saws inferred *>? P ^ j ^ 0pini0n of your ex w Kit thu. a term an<l conclusion to 2l^ redaaa'i*n? which the United States and Spain S^Sir-^n other, an-1 on which thev have Insisted, and do IhsUt to this day. ^7nd yoar ixceuinc; .ay., that if the KOTernm.nt of ?a Qtttfi shall accept this idea, and Will a^rpe ?n O^wtabll.h men t in Madrid of amixedcommis^on ?/arbitration, with like faculties and conditions with gap,, which it agreed to with Kngland on the 8th o FUbruarv. 1863, your Excellency will have much P1?*" ?are in putting your signature to the W^wsntwhlch ?a celebrate, believing that we shall thus have taken a step in th. good road of our international rela i.nW I have th. honor to say, that th. proposition erf ?ur Scellency find, me without instruction* upon tte'^ttor to which it relate., and I can donoraoreat ?resent than to refer the note of your Excellency to mv government, which 1 shall Uke a sincere pleasure In ef l^LTmS'foVtSi. occasion to renew to your Excel a "urance of m, most distinguished consider .*??, and remain your MR. raULY TO MR. MARCY. Mahkit). October 81, 1864. Ft* ? Under the dato of the 12th instant, from Alx-la Chapeile, the Bon. Pierre honlr addressed me concern ing th* proportion of this government for a convention to establish a commission for the adjudication anil final settlement of all claim* ponding between the United Mate* and Spain, contained in Mr. 1'acheco's note to me ?f the 16th September, in the following word*:? 1 wish *et t* anticipate wait fat* awsits Mr. Paeheco's preposition. I will only eay that we hare made a sa.i expe riment of what value wai to a* a convention like that which ha tartrate a* the l ent mode of adjusting oar clnim*. Wo(14 It net be wise, however, before we consider It, to Meertsla which *f those cUimi lie meant to admit, and Which it I* hi* purpose to dispute? I bare been at a loss what to understand from the ?r>t of the** parag raphe. The only ec nrentton on the snbject of claim n ever cele brated between the United States and Spain? that of February IT, 1814? wai not like thin which I* now pro posed; and beside*, it wa* a perfectly *neee**fal expert ?aent. 1 hare been miiinformed, or the interest of the debt created by that convention, and Inscribed on the great book ef the consolidated deM of .-pain, U regular ly paid by the Spaniah government to the bolder* of the Inecrip ..in *ici ii precisely what wa* itipnlated. If tie paragraph I* intended to reler to the contention of February 8, 1863, between the United State* and Oreat Britain, I conf*** I wa* not aware' that It it* nxecot.on had proved nnaatlifactory to our government. Though the language of Mr. Paclieco, in the note of fcyteuiwr 10, hae appeared to myeelf sufficiently expli cit. a* to the point* referred to iu the aecond paragraph ?f Mr Sonl4, above referred to, I neverthele** have not heettated to comply with the suggestion it contain*; awl on tbe '28th Instant I addrenae.l the Spanish Mlnieter ? communication calculated to draw from him a clearer ox pie nation of hi* proposition. It will tie aeen by hi* reply, dated the .10th Inetant, that hi* intention la to ad aait to the action of tbe proposed convention all claims wet already deBnltivelv fettled which have b**n ptooomhI by either govern meat to tbe other sines the date of th* convention on claims of 1884, and to dispute none Copies of this correspondence are eMMeed. I write in haste, in order to take advantage of the special courier of the British legation, and will send a translation ol Mr. Pacheco's note a* soon as I shall have time to pre pare it. I have the honor to remain, with th* highest respect, oW, your obedient servant, HORATIO J. PERRY. Bon. W. L. Mairr, Secretary of State. MR. PKRKY TO MR. PACHKCO. Ligation or th* ) Maanin. Oct. 26. 1864. J ft* ? With reference to tbe pTopoeition eontamed in your excellency's note of the 16tn ultimo, concerning the claim- affecting private interests atlll pending be ?ween the United Btatea and Spain, it has been *ugge*t nd, by an authority which I cannot neglect, that, before oatoriag upon the consideration of that proposition, the On I ted State* ought to be informed more folly which of 6k oeo claim* It Is tha purpose of her Mi?J*aty'? govern ?seat to admit and which it will dispute. T he language of your excellence note would seem to mbraee the ease of alt the claim* for injuries done to ? private internals which have been formally presented to either go vernal eat hj.the other since the date of tbe eenvennea on claim* between the Unite* State* and Pnain, signed a* Madrid, on the 17th day of February, 1884, and which have not already been deBaltely set Med. It would seem aleo that yanr excellency is willing to yield the right which the government of h*r Majesty naay have to malataia the objection* it ha* heretofore ? 4* to the different claim* thus preoented by the gov ?maaent of the United IHatee, whether th* *am* m*j have Wen louM ia diitiact apnreciatieas of tha prin ciple# of mternatioaal law involve* to tbsae %>M claims, or oaly la dtfcreaeea of opiaionae ia the aaturo of tha fkcts, aad that toot excelleaoy ia willing to submit all these questions, whether of principles or of facta, to th? adJidicatioD of % high tribunal, or mind eonuniatioa of arbitration, to be established between Spain aad tha Uaitad States, upon tha modal of that aatabliahad be tween the United States and Great Britain, under the convention of tha 8th of February, lt>4U, her Cathelie Majesty's government binding iteelf beforehand, so far aa the He claims ara concerned, to acoept tha decision* of this tribunal aa final in every case, and carry them into full and complete execution ia tha part which cor responds to ber Majesty's government; and all this upon the role condition tbat the government of tha United States will, in like manner, agree to similar provisions as regards all tbe claims presented to its notice by that of tier Catholic Majesty since the data before referred to. Your Excellency will pardon me if in any respect I have misunderstood the force of the language employed in your Excellency's note, and I shall be grateful for any further elucidation of your Excellency's thoughts upon this subjeet, which your" Exoeliency may think proper to afford m?. H0RVT10 J. PKBRY. To the Minister or State of her Catholic Majesty. UK. PACHKCO TO MR. PKBHY. Dfjmktiiknt or Stats, \ Palace, Oct. 30, 1854. J My Dear Kir? T have received your note of the 24th inst., in which, in referring to mine of the 18th ult., you state the manner in which you understand the propo sition to ?ubinit to the decision of a mixed commission the reclamations of private individn-iin awaiting adjust ment between the governments of Spain and the United States. 1 ccnTesH that I do not well comprehend the meaning of the first paragraph of your note, because the Minister of tbe United State* being absent from the kingdom, and the legation of that republic being in your charge, it does not occur to me tbat an opinion which may not be that of the government you represent, can possess suf ficient authority to Induce you to request explanations in regard to the proposition referred to. But, be this as it may, I find no inconvenience in giv ing tfc?m to you ia the name of her Majesty's govern ment, As you have very well understood, the said proposition embraces all claims for injuries to private individuals, presented, respectively, by elthei of tbe two governments to the other, from the date of the conven tion concluded in 1834 between Spain and the United States, until the day on which the proposed agreement may be aigned, which may not yet have been definitely adjusted. Equally correct is the deduction made by you, that if said agreement is consummated, both government! shall relinquish, by the very act of signing ft, the right they might potsess to continue to urge reparation for the claims which have been presented to them, submitting all the differences of opinion which might have arisen to the judgment of tbe mixed commission, and obliga ting themselves to accept its decisions as definitive. In fine, tho proposition contained in my note of Sep tember ICth, is based on the convention between Eng land and the United States in 1853; and the Intention of her Majesty's government is, that themixed commission which may be 'ormed for investigating and deciding npon tbe claims of privite individuals between Spain and the United States be identical in its organization, mode of procedure, and attributes, with that estaolished by ihat convention between the l; sited States and Great Britain. I avail my f elf of this occasion to renew to yon the assurance of my distinguished consideration Tour obedient, humble servant, T. F. PACHEOO. To the Charge dks Aftairkb of the United States. The New York Prohibitory Liquor BUI* [Horn the Atbany Argus, March 21.] The prohibition bill now beiore the Senate contains no less than twenty-six sections, and extends through se veral pagi's, and it is not easy by a cursory reading to understand precisely what are its provisions. It pro vide* at great length for the proceedings for enforcing the leading featured of the bill. We will endeavor to give briefly the general scope of the proposed law, when stripped of tbe details which encumber ft. 1. Liquor eball not be sold anywhere, or by anybody, except by the licensed agents, of whom thtre shall be one in each election district 2. These agents can only sell "pure and unadulterated liquor, for mechanical, cbem cal or medicinal purposes, and pure wine for sacramental purposes." Their sales must be to persons at least twenty-one years of age, and who reside in their county or some town adjoining it. 3. Liquor cannot be given away except in u dwelling bouse, not connected with a "tavern, store, grocery, shop, boarding or victualling house, or room for gamb ling, dancing or other public amusement or recreation." or except as a medicine by a practising physician, or for sicrnm<ntal purposes. [It is not clear Irom the bill that it could be given away for medicine or sacramental purposes, "except in a dwelling house."] 4. Liquor cannot, for any purpose whatever, be ' kept or depot ited in any place whatsoever," except a dwell ing (such as above described), church, or place of wor ship, for sacramental purposes, or a pliee where soma chemical, mechanical or medicinal art, requiring the use of liquor, is carried on aa a regular business, or while in transitu. [The bill allows tbe licensed agents to sell it, but It se?mi to forbid tbeir keeping it.] The above are the prohibitions of the bill against sell ing and keeping liquor, and are contained in the first section. The other sections are devoted to provisions lor detecting and punishiag violations of the first sec tion. 6. The penalties for any violation of the first Motion are: ? First olTence? Fine of $50. Second offence? Fine of 9100 and thirty days In jail. Third pUtno? Fine of $100 to $600, and three to six taoiiUis in Jail. (very subsequent offence the same. All liquor hep', by tbe offender is forfeited on conviction. 6. The search and seizure provisions are substantially as follows : ? Any magistrate of the town may, on tlie proof aptci fled in the bill, Issue a warrant to search for liquor ille gallv kept. Any place may be searched except a dwell lng house, which cannot unless the occupaut has been convicted of having sold liquor in it within a year. 'lhe owner of the liquor seized, on presenting an affi davit tbat it was not kept in violation of law, is entitled to have tbe question tried. If decided against him, or if he does not appear alter notice, the liquor Is to be de ?trojed by an officer, to whom the magistrate may issue a warrant for that purpose. Tbe foregoing are the substantial provisions of thn bill. There are a multitude of details as to the proseed ines, which we parpoaely omit in this abstract. [" lirunkeiiDess is declared a crime, punishable by a fine of ten dollars, and the offender is to be arrested, and, when lie becomes sober, examined as to where he pro cured his liquor. Mcxlcan Boundary CommlaMoa. THK INITIAL POINT AOKKKD ON. have de^ite which b"'JJ ty, and tie greatest good ^linT utmost untnlmi i"f of th.t body 8 'eeliD* P^ilod at the meet I initial point wah >ahu<i treaty, to be at latitude 31 47 ? " pr0T",e'1 hr in the gentlemen awigned to th? J * g n,ortl1 1?t,tnde. The c u.loB.)r0mthg^dr^th. duty arrived at th.ir eon tion?b,inKT?,trjH^^? ce~mn? ' ,he v"ia. on the p,rt of the L jH? r "7 ?m conducted an'1 cn the pa,t of MnUobrili i7 "f-1'. H. Eraorr, u^r.nut.ou. and ehaiacterl^r Vi? 'aU"r> *nd w?s Tnrt T"p*fliv* *OT*romentg to ?h?13 Pr'nc,l>?l offlc-m W?? made over the iigMtom of aH oA10*'"* wa? a.gned by the following ?.??? ?mcer" l"*?ent, and s"rn L?ys7nd%7^ ??? ??& ?. B. A|!bxan1,?A "dse K A KE " ? i'l uT " ' b' '? u r?? Wta. JOI-K SALA/AH*" K,r0" iAV^A0U5Hvirv?;Si"? ZZtJUT"*. ??< i " ?ii of boandiry iin#* ? *i ''?"cripllon and K'/jptfa IS^s^SS^ srfa^gsrsiS is?-,' "i.a'ir ft?*'1 ' ?? ^ wdfiSdjj "saswfi w.: T?:t ?rr'?v, ThJ P??'? 1 a mon" ?s. iftKltl?.*- - "? Tb" ?f "" R,? Gr?<te, ill th. g^ggggEgw BExPtnmoN Aoaivrt Tn? Indians inT*xa?? W? arc at laat in receipt of intelligence from an attentive correapoadeiit, that the 1?. t? eipedi"nn the houthern Comanche# ha- -'a^ed from Fort CbaAMra. It in headed by the trare and worthy Capt. Patrick Oal honn, and co??irt? of twr >-otiipaniea of the Second lira |mn and three c?mp*ntea nl Ranter*. The men are well et|ainp?d and ia excellent condition to meet the In d Ian it. A train aeei.mpanie J the expedition numbering aitty three gorornirent wagon* Men wtth mptdie*. When laet iieeo beyond Tha?'on H>U the expedition wan making fine prc<gr??a, and had aa ret expajienred no dlAcalti'*. Our rnne?poodeat ?ajathat the Coaam-hee will meet with a mnih reception if 'heir encounter the expedition, an<1 win hardly par'er to a?k the captain for a calf, ??d chore ?o be Irimtui tbi* time Every effort will he Made by 'he expedition to ntnko a blow aga nat tht C<naa<fcea - 4?M* OwUt Marth 3, Aanltaa ItaptUt MMmuT ChIm, Matron ottbm board or mmwi, KITH DAT. The of the Board of Managare, who remained la the citj for the purpose of forming a quorum, met pursuant to adjournment, on Monday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, In the Baptist church in Second avenue, near Tenth street. The chairman being ab*?nt, the Hon. J. M. Linnard, of Philadelphia, wax called upon to preside. Prayer waa then offered ap by Rot. Mr. Weitbrook, after which Rot. 8. Dryden Phelps was elected Assistant Secretary. The Rev. Dr. Pick said that the next subject for the consideration of the Board would be in reference to the Executive Committee, whose wish it Is to preient several topics for discussion and Anal action by the Board? each topic to be disposed of without entering upon a seoond. The Board preferred to hare all before them at one*, but contented t* take up a paper relative to Councils, believing that this paper would call up no diseuasion. ^ lien i hit was disposed of Rev. Dr. Pick then read a document in reference to the missionary policy, as adopted by the Executive Com mittee, embracing: ? 1. The regime adopted for the proper preachings of ike gospel. 2. Printing and the laws and regulations of the mia i ionary press. 3. schools and school teaching, secular and theologi al. Thia point compriaed the model, design and system if missionsry schools. 4. Laborers, or all who were enaged in the missionary ? auie. This document took up nearly two hour's time in read ng it, and set forth in general the condition of tne mis icnary cause in the Burmah empire. A stricture was ndulgtd in againat the missionary printer at this station, t wss insinuated that the missionary printer wan rather ndependtnt in his action, and he is reported to have answered a complaint of the missionaries by telling them "Be would do as he pleased ; he wauld not be ruled. If the missionaries did not like hlsacllon he would re sign." The paper recommended that the printing de partment of missionary stations should be put more under the control of the mitsionary board. W ben the reading of this document was finished, the hour of adjournment had arrived. The Rev. Dr. Cone was then called upon tor prayer; alter which, the Board adjourned till 7 & o'clock in tie evening. iv?a.N<i smsrow. The session was opened in the evening by prayer, by Rev. W?. Smith, after which Dr. Poutjw asked lor post ponement of business to elect a Treasurer. Seme debate sprung upon this motion, it being con tended that the election of Treasurer was not necessary. In opposition it was shown that the constitution re ouired it. The motion to postpone business was finally carried, snd a balloting followed for Treasurer, with the following result:? Mr. Bojnton 0 Mr. Eddy 7 It was then declared that Mr. Bojnton was elected the Tressurtrof the Board. A debate then arose upon a motion to refer the paper read in the morning aession, npon the deputation to a select committee to report at the annual meeting to be held in May next, at Chicago. The Bev. Dr. Granger, Dr. Cone, Rev. Mr. Howard and Rev. Mr. Kennard, took part in a debate npen this mo tion, which was continued and closed by Bev. Dr. 0. B. Jcdd, who spoke ably and eloquently forbulf an hour, in opposition to the motion to refer ? lie contended that the Board was sufficiently well in formed upon the subject to ast immediately. That the unpleasant discussions upon specific instances, involving cases of diiobeditnce to tbe instructions of tbe Board, should not be adjourned to Chicago, nor entered upon, at any time, without rendering tbe parties accused an opportunity of being heard in their defence, either in person or by a representative The Bev. Dr. Haguk of Albany, who had the floor at the opening of the lession yesterday, proposed to read a latter wbich would occupy half an hour, from the Rev Mr. Brown, a missionary in Burmah. It was agreed to post pone the reading of this letter until 9% o'clock, on Tuesdsy morning, to which hour the meeting then ad journed. LIST DAT. This Beard re assembled Tuesday morning, tba meet ing being rnened by prayer by tbe Rev. Dr. Westcott, of Philadelphia. A letter was then read by the Rev. Dr. Bsgue, frcm the Rev. Mr. Brown, an Eastern Missiona ry, touching the ungodly i<i* it is termed) aetion of Mis si< nary Cutter. The debate then turned upon the paper of "The duties of tbe deputation," a debate that huted till tbo adjournment, at 1 o'clock P. M. During the afternoon tbe Committee on Business reported a set of resolutions approving of the paper on tba "Deputation," read the day before. Iheia resolutions were adopted. During the evening the time was taken up in a general discussion npon tbe morality of the Eastern Missiona ries. A resolution waa offered thanking God that in the Mission in tba East, only one had fallen from giace, and this one not a minister of the go-pel. This resolution whs not aeted upon The Board then, at a lata hour, adjourned tine die. The Methodist Episcopal Church. AKWrVlRBAHY OP TBI LADIES' UNION AID SOCIETY. The anniversary meeting of the above society, instltu ted for the kid of the aged and infirm member* of the chuich, was held last evening In the bailding belonging to that body, in Mulberry street, and was well attended At 8 o'clock P. M., the Per. J. B. Hag any, pastor of the choich, took the chair. The exercises commenced by the tinging of two chuich hymns by the choir, after which the Rot. Dr. Bangs opened with an impressive prayer, beseeching God's aid on the exertions of the Society, and his blessing for the Individuals of the congregation assembled. The chairman then stated tlie object of the ladies in getting up an institution which would be an asylum for the indigent members of the church, conducted on a plan similar to that in Horatio street, but built on a larger scale. Hev. Dr. Dckbin said? That nothing could appear more hopeful than the contrast bttween the treatment of the poor in heathen and Christian lands. In heathen lands there is nothing f?r the relief of the sufferer; such was developed early In the Christian dispensa tion at Jerusalem, between the Greeks and Jews relative to the care or widows. The Brit ef fort of the early church was the protection of widows; and I infer from this that tbe church is now bound to provide for this class, snd for the destitute, as ouch as they wero at tbe time the order of deacons was first ap pointed. Their care was indicated by the divine will at that early day, and the church cannot be held guiltless teforeGcd, unless she care for widows, the sged, the iiifiim, ami these of decayed health and circumstances. Ihey sre persons who arise naturally in the church, and liave reaped the promise of God by living long in the land. They won t ask, becausc they are sensitive; but they arc bcncrcd in the sight of God. The lx>rd laid that " the poor you have always with you;" but he did cot enjoin to help them, for he created the natural Im pulse In the heart of man to do so. The genius of pagan lands is to put a helpless human being oat of the way, and thus they often strsngle them; and so you may see the marked difference between the genius of Christianity and the genius of idolatiy? and I hope the genius of tbe CbrUtinn will be here to-night. Fev. I r. Bktuim addrosed the meeting. He const dprtd It a* honor to be invited to do no; on this occasion ail nect cocsld'iations were atan end. Pure and una dulterated religion was to visit tile widow and orphans in their afflictions. When the Son of God and the Horn of Mnry, hung in agony on tbe cross, and the pains of hell taught to catch hold of blm, even at thin moment be looked at the woman in ker tears at tbe foot of tbe cross. It was his widowed mother, and feeing her he forgot his pains, and regarding that and mother, he looked towards his heat beloved disciple, and said to linn, "Hon, behold thy mother," and to her, "Woman, behold thy ton " and this was the best proof he could give to John of his confldence by giving him a widow to care. The poor, now suffering with Christ, are destined to enjoy his glory with him, and the society only tike thrm until (iod sends his aigela to point the way for them to heaven. Ihe reverend gentleman then recapitulated the classes of poor for whom the new Institution was projected, and advocated its claims in his own peculiarly eloquent man ner. Reverend Pr. Porotkr, who was charged with the dnty of collection and subscription, then urged the claims of tbe ladies' project to the audienee. He said that the enterprise commenced about live years ago and had gone on since. He reviewed the history of tbe operations until the moment of tbia now urgent claim. The laliee had row invested (12.000 in lots calculated for the in tended buildings at Carmanaville, and they have at tbe isms moment sustained the Institutions under their charge. The doctor then took up a liberal subscription. He slated thst 1 lie ladies had a bails of 94,000 to begin witn. The land was unencumbered, and the new building wonld relieve nearly one hundred old persona About J1000 was required to go forward with the work, l'letigra would be taken, sod already a proposition had been made by a lady, to give $500 for the proposal building, if It were soon commenced. A former inmate bad given as much as $000. Ten gentlemtn contributed 130 each; twenty ladles gave $10 each; Henry J. Baker A Pro. gave $100; ten gentlemen gave $10 each; snd various other sums were announced, smonnMng V> over $700. Alter prayer and benediction had been pronounced, the meeting adjourned. Theatres and KihlMtlons. Broahwat Tiiiatii*.? "King Lear" will be performed to night, llr. Forrest as Lear. Mr. Conway, Mr. Haa cbett, snd Mewlame* Ponial and Abbott will play the other leading characters. The lively little farce entitled "I'oor Pillicodiy" will follow, In which Mr. W. Davidge, tbe MUses Gougenhelm, and other comedians of this company, will appear. Bowkey Thiut**.? Mr*. Conner's tragedy will be re enacted this evening. It is called "Octavia Bragaidi." The drama of the "Banaom" will follsw, and the whole etne'ude with "American Farmers," Mr. 8 W. Glenn as Jonathan Ploughboy. A good programme is announced for to morrow evening, which will be for the benetit of Mr. GWnn. Tnr>n?r? A new eomedlan, Mr. Harry Hall, w*l1 msVe his first appearance In America as I?nni* Brnlgrnddery. In < oteman a eome.lv of "John Ball.'' Mr. Hnrton wll perform the part of Job Thornberry, snd Mr. Flthtr that of Peregrine. Tbe V ennoise New Yorker- and the Isoghshle farce of tbe "Wandering M nstrel" comprise the rest of the performances. W*I.MMt'a T**aTW*.? Theridan's " School for Scandal"' Is announced for to night. It was played last tim>f->r the 1,'netit of Mrs. Boey, and ?as received with snthu?i a?m by a crowed aud'ence Tbe capital far-e of " My tV Bi'ter Ka'.e " w.ll he last piece. Mre. Stephens' be M$t lo mtircw evening Ahedii a Vrmrs.? " Heads or Tails " and " The Man and the T ger " n roprise tl.e amusements of the after noon. The drama of the " Old Bnwery " will be played la tke evening. Woopf Kutiiwu ? The 4 ft ttm, ttt Black Swan, a*d the mnsleal burlesque of the " K am bit," will b? clTta to-night. Nciurt SoBunu-TlM " Two Pompeys " con tinue to be the grand attraction. " Lot# Bpeli " is in prep&rttkm. PutHAM's Ornu Horss.? This band offer aa excellent concert for this evening . Farther Crom the Rio Orandc> We hare received the Brownsrillo Flag of the 7th imt, From it we lean the troop* that were going from Matamoroe to Vera Crni, on board the Mexican war steamers Itnrbide and Santa Anna, were the first and second corps of the line. Mr. S. P. Gelston has been eleoted County Clerk for Cameron count/, Texas, in place of William Long, de ceased. The Flag save that on the night of the 3d Inst, the -tore of the widow Tarnara & Co.. in Brownarilie, was entered and robbed of between roar and fire thousand doilar*. The robbery waa evidently committed by a practised burglar. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.

MONK ? MARKS T. Wednesday, March 21?6 P. M. The Btock maiket opened ud closed pretty 8 tea dy to-day. The variations in prioee were animpor tut, and the tranaactiona continue on an extendre scale. At the first board Indira* 5's declined j per cent; Canton Co., I; Pennsylvania Goal, Cleve land ud Toledo, 4. Nicaragua Transit advanced & per cent ; Hudson R. R. , j . The sal M of Indiana 5's were large, but there wu not much doing in other State securities; railroad bonds were unusually q olet this morning, bnt there waa enough doing in railroad stocks to swell the aggregate to a large amount. Nicaragua Tianait vaa in demand at the improvement The atreet is very abort of this fanoy, and theeff.rta recently made to depress the maiket value have not been aucceaafaL The injunction recently obtained will be argned on Monday, when we 'hall no doubt have aome interesting develope. meats. The sodden start in Hndaon River Railroad is somewhat extraordinary jnst at thia time. The rcaoaption of navigation on the river moat tend to a reduction of receipts on the road, and we do not know of ray improvement in ita Internal finance sofGjient to warrant the rapid advance in price. A strong party ef purchasers haa evidently taken it in hand, and may carry it np to mnch higher pointa; bnt it ia utterly ont of the question to sustain any ad vance In any stock not based upon actual merits, piesent or prospective. Reading ia one of the firm, est snd .most active railroad stocks on the market] It has risen rapidly in value, bnt not withoat real cause. It ia in a high atate of proaperity, and has reached a pcint from which there can be no perma nent relapse. There may be fluctnationa, from the oj orations of speculators ilea of weak hdders, but aa the next d <1 day approachee, the facts preaented will, \ doubt, revolutionize the public mind in regart the stock aa an invest ment. It takes time and i met able evidenoea of real worth to wear away old prcjudicea; but it must be borne in mind tbat this ia the age of progress, and that the past twelve months have worked won ders in consolidating and strengthening all our railroad ccmpaniea. Our railroad managera have had pretty dear experience since last July, and the economy and judgment now exercised in the ope rating departments of railroads, particularly in tbia section of the country, ia much greater than ever before, and stockholders must see the effect, not only in those heretofore productive, but in those which have been hied almcit to death by reckless financierirg. After the adjournment of the board, the following aaleaof bonda and stocks were made at auction by J. Thompson:? ?8,500 Virginia coupon sixes 96^ 3,000 Missouri coupon sixes 04% 10,000 Indiana State fires 86)J 2,000 do coupon do 84 5,000 ao State 2X 61 X 8,000 Louisiana State sixes (int. In N. O.) Oik 18,000 Michigan 8tate sixes 00 3,500 California State tevens, 1870 91 1,600 do. do. 1881 92;, 1,000 Erie R. R. sevens, 1876 87 X 8, WO N ash r i He and Chattanooga R. R. Mixes .... AO 104 shures North River Bank 08 a 97 10 do. Phenix Insurance Co. of Brooklyn..,. 8fi 600 do. Cumberland Coal Co 3 -i>? Mr. Albeit H. Nicolay'a regular semi weekly auction sale of stocks and bonda will take plus to morrow, (Thursday,) at 12& o'clock, at the Mer chants' Exchange. A variety of first clasH securi ties, worthy of attention, are to be sold. Among them are $240,000 1st mortgage 7 per oent real es tate bonda at the Fort Wayne and Southern Rill road Company, which are to be aold for their ac count For full particulars, we refer to advertise ment in another oolnma. At the aecond board to-day, the market was not quite so buoyant. Brie Railroad fell off J per oent, Cleveland and Toledo Railroad |, New Yerk Cen tral 7's Cumberland Coal i, Nicaragua Transit 4. Galena ud Chicago advanoed i per cent. The variations do not amount to much. There were no sales of Reading Railroad stock. the tranaactiona at the Aselstut Treasurer's <flas to-day, were as follows: ? Paid on Treasury account $130,812 36 Keceived do. 114,032 ?7 Balance do.' 4,487,771 68 Paid for Assay office e,6?3 01 Paid for disbursing checks 11,312 81 The United States mail steamship Nashville, from this port tor Liverpool today, carried oat $?63,478 89 in specie, of which $300,000 was in American coin, $201,889 83 in bar gold, ud $61, 589 06 in foreign coin. The message of the Governor in relation to tolls on railroads, for the protection of the revenues of the public canals of this State, haa created quite an excitement among stockholders in railroads, par ticularly in those connected with the freighting business of the West. The Governor makes a great mistake in calculating npon an increase in tolls on the canala from levying a toll on freight transported cn railroads. If the revenues of the canals eould be Increased by taxing railroads, it might be advisable to do so, but we have no guaranty that such a re sult would be realised. There are now six lines of railroad running from the Atlantic seaboard to the interior of the great West. Three of thesa roads are in the State of New York, two in Pennsylvania, and one in Maryland. Soon there will be other lines in operation in this State, and aa thoae of Pennsylva nia ud Maryland are improved udenluged, we muat look for a competition among them all, greater thu ever yet realized. AH these roods compete directly with the Erie Canal of thia State, for the tranaportation of freight from the Weat, ul tb? time haa gone by when the legislation of any Stat* can place restrictions upon the carrying trade cf such u extended section of oonntry. To provide waya ud meua to meet the current expenditures of the government ia the first duty of the executive, aud be bu a perfect right to imposi such restrictions upon the operations of computes Incorporated by the Legislature of the Btate a a may be deemed necee aary to meet uy emergency; but in thia matter it ia aimply u experiment? one that win, in our opi nion, utterly fail to accomplish the object required. A deficiency in the publio revenue is a matter of the ?ost vital importance, ud req aires immediate at tention. If by experlmuts which preve failures the deficiency reaches a large amount, the diffloulty bs c< noes serious, ud the remedy more doobtfuL We have no faith in the imposition of tolls on railroad freight. The legislature must create some other source of revenue, even if it li direct taxation, to replenUh the treasury. It would be hard for the rathoad computes connected with this movement to <x nr. pete with rival routea, with such an addition al burden npon them ; bnt a portion of that difficulty ccu!d be removed by the Legislature raining the (barges lor passenger traffic. So far m the rati rosds are concerned, this might neutralise uy bad e fleet from tolls, but the canals would not be bene fitted in uy way. We hoid that the re venae from tb? oanals would not ?>? increased one dollw by the imposition of toils on railroad freight, ud that ia the question the legislature have to coeaiaer. We understand that Mr. Auditor Hshoonmaker will be appelated Bank Commissioner, in place of Mr. D. R. St John. It la full time a change waa rad* in that important effloe, aad we are rlad that the Governor baa made snob a good selection. The Michigan Central Railroad Company has negotiated it* loan of six hundred thousand dollar* Eight per cent Convertible bends, it rates varying from 89 to 96 4 per eent. The entire amount of bide was for note than one million of dollar*. The McCuIlock Oopper and Gold Mining Compa ny ia about being organized under a charter granted by the State of North Carolina, and active opera tion* under the new management will aoon com. menee at the miner. The report of Mr. W. W. Palmer, the mining engineer, dated the 8th inatant, given a very encouraging exhibit of the condition and reaourota of the company'* property. From the financial statement joit made, it appears that the anm of $290,468 haa been received and expend ed In the purchase, construction and expense ac count*, and that the present debt of the company amount* to the ram of $91,903; that of this i mount, the sum of $69,921 has been funded for three years, and ia merged in bonds of the com pany, to be issued when it* new organisation ia perfected, which bords are intended to be se cured by a first mortgage on the property; that of the remainder, or floating debt, $17,232 ia no* due, and the balance will mature in the course of ihe next six month*. To meet these payment* it ia proposed that the stockholders subscribe for the company's bonds to the amount of forty thousand doliara, to be lamed in sum* of two hundred and fifty doliara each, redeemable in two years. The Michigan State Treasurer haa given notioa that he will commence the redemption of the circu lating note* of the Ann Arbor Government Stock Bank on the 10th May next, at Lansing, out of the fund* arising from the sale of stock securities here tofore dlspoaed of. Holders are require! to surren der their notes on or before the 28th day of April next. The dividend will be founded upon the amount surrendered at that time, and thia dividend will be final. A comparison of the last returns of the banks of Botton with those for the previous week, present the annexed statement Ha* m or Boston. March 12. March 19. C*pit*rstoek f 32, 864,076 82,365,276 Iiicr. $1,200 I.oins and dis b2, 360,000 62.622,210 Incr. 262,150 Specie in bank.... 3,811,340 3,263,208 Deer. 68,141 Due Ir'm other bk* 7,720,943 7,903,100 lncr. 182,247 Due' to other b'ks. 6,782,871 6,922187 Incr. 139,316 Deposits 14,137.420 13,986,403 Deer. 162,017 Circulation 6,986,870 6,943,899 Incr. 7,029 The increase of capital ia at the Broidway Bank. The bank bill passed a few days since by the Legislature of Indiana, over the veto of the Gover nor, doe* not meet with much flavor among careful, cautions capitalist*. It is stated that the State Bank does not intend to reorganize under the new law. According to the Governor's veto, it contains some extraord inary provisions. He say* : ? The hank is authorized to receive on deposit money, builitn, plate, and other articles of value iu small bulk, upon such terms as may bs agreed on between the par ties; nnc the bauk has s right to discount paper to the extent of three times the amount of the capital stock paid in, and three times the amount of the deposits. Thus the bank would seem to be left to determine what are valuable articles, other than moneys, bullion and plate, provided they be of small bulk, and al-.o their value, without reference to their immediate converti bility into mosey, and night discount to an amount equal to three times such assamed value, as well as three times the value of the capital stock and other deposits. In cups of a financial crisis, what kind of security is furnished for the redemption of the paper ? The secu rity of issues, resting on such a basis, is altogether illu Fory. It is believed, too, that the right to emit so lar^re an iFrne of paper, upon such an amount and kind of curities, is unparalleled in the history of legislation. The warrants entered at the Treasury Depart ment, Washington, on the 19th inst., were as fol lows : ? For the redemption of stock $30,346 21 For the customs 16,347 00 For covering into the treasury from miscella neous sources 2,410 00 Forth* Navy Department 266,909 77 The earnings of the Obio and Pennsylvania Rail road Co., for the month of Feb., 1865, amount ed to $94,182 49 Same time last year 69,106 89 Increase $5,076 60 The last returns of the banks of New Orleans, eempared with those for the week previous, exhibit the anntxed comparative statement:? Rankb of Nkw Orlbsmb. Cash Aiieti. Hanks. March 12. March 5. March 12. March 5. Cituens' Bank. $3, 466, 870 3,398,682 1,646.243 1,023,230 Canal 2.248,423 2,344,346 1,156, 634 1,10H,941 Louisiana 2,639,9(9 2,796,009 2.267,224 2.014,810 Louisiana Ktate.3,513,897 8,570,3tl 1.800,972 1,779,020 Mec. 4 Tradsra'.l, 074, 098 1,093,340 570,398 675,630 New Orleans.... 1,027, 936 1,073, f>06 360,363 345,854 Southern 344,017 361,124 189,963 146,681 Union 833,980 810,012 392,476 400,382 Total $16,149,219 16,460.280 8,393,103 8,323,348 Decrease. . .$307,061 Increase. .949,816 Cash Liabilities. , CIRCULATION , DEPOSITS. Banks. Mar. 12. Mar. 6. Mar. 12. Mar. 5. Citizens' Bk... $1,964,610 1,907.685 2,479,038 2,497,683 Canal Bk 1,008,720 1 019,160 1,136,913 1,042,866 Louisiana 929,049 958,254 3,238,640 3,176,166 Louisiana State. 1,116, 320 1,142,800 8,209,418 3,190,784 Mech. ATrad'rs. 290,806 298,130 941,361 921,123 Bk. of N. Orl'ne. 547,960 691,200 746,875 746,876 Southern Bk . . . . 248,370 274,596 288,356 244,631 Union Bank.... 686,480 662,925 387,773 619,717 Total. $6,781,224 0,834,048 12,626,704 12,438,910 Decrease $103,425 Increase. .$87,848 In addition to tlie fort going cash anaet*. the bank* hold foreign and domestic exchange to the extent of the respective figure* op polite, an compared with laat week : Bankt. March 12. March 6. Bank ef LonJalana $1,0*4,822 $1,084,564 Caaal Bank 1,000,100 073,193 Southern Bank 643,407 092,200 Louisiana Stat* Bank 298,590 282,939 Mechanic*' and Traders' Bank 44,090 32,490 Citizen*' Bank 089,328 095,375 Dank of Mew Orleans. 190,769 103,110 Union Bank 480,800 621 091 Total $4,312,183 $4,395,623 The impression I* that the bank* are extending toa raptdly, and that the increased export* of coin which mutt inevitably remit from the shortened (apply of ex change, will force a curtailment ere long. Since the 30th Pecember there ha* bern a dead increase of sleven mil lion* in the discounted paper. The following 1* the com parative capitalation for the fortnight: ? March 3. Feb 24. Loan* $92,380,103 $91,690,493 Specie 1$, 631, 384 10,370,85* Circulation 7,100,708 0,903,740 Peposl* 75,964, 320 74,544,195 The Suaquehanna and Tide Water Canal from Columbia, Pans., to Ham de Grace, Md., was to bare bees opened fo* navigation on Tuesday, the 20th in it. The Terre Haute and Alton Railroad Company have joat published a long string of bids for the new loan, which haa been in the market aome days. The reported bida at seventy-flee per cant amount to about eleven hundred thousand dollar*. In rela tion to tbia company the Cincinnati Gazette of the 16th fnst. say*:? The Terr* Ilaute and Alton Railroad Company are la boring hard to convince Eaitern capitalist* of the great importmce of that read, and they are ottering. their bond* at leventy-flve cent* on the dollar. People are naturally l.iitrustful of the company, one of it* leading if preventative* having had a connection, not many year* ago, with a Western road, the retults of which ?nine stoek speculators will not noon forget. The alTair* of that road were so bolstered np that it* ?tock advanced considerably above par. The une stock is bow worth oar cent* on the dollar. The Bask Committee of the Senate of thia SUte present the annexed statement of the amount due deposttoia la eighteen of the saving* banks of tbe Interior of the State, according to return* made under date of January 1, 1855:? SUvtjros Bas** o* tat Bran or Nsw York? 1855. Weatcheater County Saving* Bank $30,972 24 Sixpenny Savings Bank of Albany 5,538 59 Erie County havings Bank 132,29 1 73 Newburg Savings Hank 88,921 80 Sixpenny Savings Bank of Rochester 22,997 67 I'leter County Saving* Institution 40,361 74 Western Saving* Bank of Buffalo 69,408 34 Brock port Saving* Rank 7,447 44 Rove Saving* Bank 20,012 87 Auburn Savings Institution 28,479 91 Monro* County Savings Institution 192, *68 25 Buffalo Savings Bank 085,142 74 Yonker* Savieg* Bank 9,204 84 Sjracure having* Institution 02,053 3D hadrcnCitji Savings Institution 28,102 04 Savings Bank of Ctlca 327,466 35 Cohres Savlnea Hank 12,270 17 Ctntral City Saving* Institution 70,405 14 Total $1,790,932 80 The report of the Committee of the liaanohu setts Association ef Bank* for the Buppresfion of Counterfeiting, appointed to report upon the apeel mera of bank note paper which were offered for the premium of 1 100, eontalna the following latere King particular* relative to the strength or bank note paper:? Two ef the moit extensive bank note paper aaanufac tarer* offered specimen*, and the premium was awaided to J. M. Wile os * Co , Ivy Mills, Pen*. These papers were tested by 'Chad** T. Carney, ef Loweil- Sheet were drawn at random from live hundred aheeta af each epecimen, andthsir strength t?M both lengthwise or atraia ; aleo, with and without stitag. The first experiment wu with neper made by Crane k Co., weiihUg "uibs. to the team. The Ant sheets uied were each hatred and weighed, each half sheet being folded double when teeted. A half iheet weighing 3. 1 ft grammes, baring 64.81 square lnehee to rapport the Strain, stood a perpendicular strain of 200.6 lbe. With out aiaing and weighing by ita loea 3.070 gramme*, it stood a ? train of 100 ft lbe. For a transversa (train, a half aheet weighing 3.227 grammes, with 63,376 square inches, atood a strain of 264.6 lba. Without sizing and weighing 9.086 grammes, it stood tbe a train of 146.6 lba. For the eeoond experiment, paper made by Wllco* ft Co., 14 lbs. to the ream, wae usee. A half sneet as be fore, weighing 3 506 grammee, and offering 91 square Inches to the strain, stood 240.6 lbs. Without using and weighing 3.336 grammes, it stood the strain of 120.) lbs. Transverse, a half sheet weighing 3.180 grammes, with 63.376 square inchea, stood a strain of 260.6 lbs. Without suing and weighing 2 830 grammes, 166 6 lbs. Kxperiment No. 3 was with paper made by Wilcox h Co., weighing 16 lba. to the ream. A half sheet weigh 4 080 grammes, with 61 square inches, stood a strain of 800.6 lbs. Without s>r.ing and weighing 4.630 grammes, it stood a strain 137.6 lbs. The average results of Crane's paper, 14 lbs. to th6 ream, with sizing, was an average perpendicular strain of 3.36 lbs. to the square Inch, with an average weight of 3 161 grammes; and an average transverse strain of 4.76 lbs. to the square inch, with an average of 3,134 grammee weight. Wilcox h Co.'s, with sizing, I41bs. to ream, stood an average perpendicular strain of 3 66 lba. to square inch, tbe average weight being 3,19ft grammes; aad a trans verse strain of 4.71 lbe., with 2,091 grammes weight. Stock Kxchsuin. Wkdnmdat. March 21, 1846. 810, 0C0 IaState#'s,s3 85 * 200 *lisNYCenR.b30 94 3,000 do. ...b66 86 24,000 do 86 * 3,000 do s3 86* 6,000 Va. 6's...b3 97 18,000 Mo. 6>s...b3 96 6,000 CaL 7's, >70. 91* 1,000 Ear.lstmtb. 96 1 ,000 Alban j ex cer 36 36 i,oeo do.. 1,000 ECon bds, '71 84 23,000 Ebds, '76. s3 87* 200 100 do blO 93* 60 do b20 90* 60 do *30 93* 6 Mich Hon RR.... 90 200 Gal fc Chic RR. . 20 Clev & Tol RR.. 60 do blO 80* 25 Mich Cent RR.. 80 5 Ch AR 1 RR ex dv 88 460 Juie RR o 47* 96* 80* 10,000 do.. .b60 88 " 100 2,600 H R 1st mt b 102 200 6,000HR 3d mt b s3 77 100 26,000 lllCenRRbaS 83 12 6,000 do....b30 83 260 1,000 NY Cen RR b 01* 20* 1.000 do 92 260 3 200 NY Cen 7's.. 101* 60 1,000 Mich So bda. 00* 200 3 000 Ch ARIRRb h3 98* 100 do b30 48 do s30 47* do s60 47* do ? 48 do 48 * do *3 48* do b3 48* do b30 48* do. blO 48* do bSO 48* do b30 48* 20 shelter Ex Bank 106 * 800 Harlem RR 82* 20 Oceea Bank 74 1000 do n60 32* 400 do b60 32* 100 do b30 33 10 Harlem preferred 76* 10 do 76* 10 Metropolitan Bk . 110 6 Park Ids Co (0 N Jer Zinc Co. 400 Canton Co. . 99 4X 28 100 NlcTlan Co.. ,s8 16* 910 Read'g RR . . . . s3 85 100 do alO 16* 100 260 do 16* 200 300 do b30 17 800 do b3 17 100 do c 16* 600 600 do 16* 100 50 do b30 17 200 10 Penn Coal Co. . . . 107 1*0 60 i o b30 106* 100 110 do b3 106* 250 660 Cumb Coal Co . . c 34* 60 100 do b3 86 do blO 86 do 85 do b30 86* do ?3 86 do a 30 86 do b60 86* do b30 85* do b60 85* do b30 86 6 Nor & Wor RR. . . 3? do b60 36 * 262fludKiv RR..... 42 do b30 34* 60 do *30 34* 100 do bl5 34 * 60 do *30 34* 160 do b30 42* do *60 42 do *00 42* do b3 42* io bSO 34* 26 do b30 43' do b60 86 100 do b60 43 do c 34^ 100 do slO 42* 6 N Y Central RR. 04 500 do b30 42* 60 do P3* 200 do blO 42* 360 do 03* 300 do b30 48 SECOND BOAKD. $2,000 Call's, >70... 01* 160 *hs Can Co.blO 28 600 Virginia 6's.. 87 10,000 Erie bd,'76b60 88 200 100 do 28 do bttO 28* 1,500 do 87* 200 do blO 28* 6,000 do 87* lOStonington RR.. 56 6,000 do b30 87* 100 Cum Coal Co. *30 34* 1,000 NY Cen RR bd 02 100 do s3 34>" 16,400 NY Cen 7'*.. 101* 1C0 6,000 111 Cen Fr bds. 76 100 tb shs NY Cen RR 109 do 100 N J Zinc Co 4 * 200 400 Nlc Trans Co.. *3 10* 160 400 do *3 16* 100 do boO 17 25 do 16* 26 Penna Coal Co.. 106* 110 Galena h Ch RR 04 do b60 84? do b60 34* 08* 100 Erie RR 48 93* 250 do *3 47* do b3 47* do a3 47* 100 do blO 48 200 do b30 48 7 Mich South 'n RR 90 68 Northern la RR. 90 10 Clev It Tol RR.. 80 CITY TRADE REPORT. WutimDAT, March 31 ? 6 P. II. .Ap to ? The market ?u dull and nominal at 90 26 for both aorta. BKrtusTrFW.? Flour? The market waa without anima tion, and confined chit fly to the home trade and amall exports to the Rritsh Province!. The salee embraced 4,01)0 a 6,000 bbla , including inferior to good eommou Stat* at $8 76 a $9, and favorite and fancy brand* at 99 26 a 99 76. There waa less doing In both Canadian and Southern. About 600 a hOO bbla. of the former were aold at 99 26 a 910 t>2. 01 the Utter sale* were light, anil prices unchanged. Wheat continued to be held above tbe views of buyers, and Hales were restricted. About 1,100 bushela white Souther* were sold at 91 36. and * small lot of Staten Island at 92 22 X. Rye? Sales of abont 2,000 bnshels New Jersey were mad* at 91 30, and a small lot waa wported at a lower Bgurt. Cor* ? The sales embraced about 33,000 bu? hels Jersey and Southern yellow at 97e. a 98c , cloning firm. Old Wester* mixed in store waa held at 91. Hurley malt is selling slowly at 91 46. Bsrley was firm and wanted, at 91 3* for prime lots. Oats were iu better supply, and doll. Rye flour Sales ol 60 a 60 bbla. were made at 96 26 a 96 60 for fine, and 97 * 97 26 for superfine. Meal ? Sales of 800 bbla. New Jersey were made at 94 18. Brandywine waa held at 94 62. Buckwheat flour was selling at 94 a 94 26. t'ANDi.n? Sales ol 100 boxes sperm were made at 30e. Corns.? The markst continued firm; salee of about 1,000 bags of Rio at lie. a ll'ic. and about 1.400 bagfl Maracaibo at llo. a 12 c., with 300 mat* Java at 14^c. Cotto.1.? The market contlnned quite firm, with sale* of about 6,000 bales, dosing at an improvement of abont one cent per lb. since the arrival of the Africa's *ews. Fhwihth. ? Rates were slack aad engagements light. To Iiverpool abont 10,000 bushels of corn were eagaged in bulk at H>jd. and 200 a 300 balee cotton at 6-32d. la balk. Pesd weight wan at about 16s. There was aothing new to London. To Havre, cotton and bone were at '^o. Proviaions 80c. per bbl., and liquids at 2 Jfe. per gallon. To Brcme*, ashes were take* at 20s., and 60 tiercee honey at 2Kc. per gallon. To California, rates varied from 30c a 36c. p< r foot measurement. Ikon ? The market waa quiet, and prices unchanged Lead waa held above the viewa of buyers Logwood ?Saiei of 160 tons tit. Domingo, in bond, were made at 918. fcAVAi. Stumh were held above the views of buyers, and sales were limited. Oils were unchanged, aad sales moderate. Provimom).? Pork? Tbe market exhibited very little change in prices. The sales embraced about 800 a 909 bbls. , included in which were old mess, at 914 26, 915 76 a 916 for new, and 100 bbla. new prime at 914 26, with some i-mall lota at 914 37. Sales embraced 700 boxes sbort and long middles of bacon, at 8c. a 8>?e. Cut meat* were unchanged? sales of 200 packages were made at old prires. Reef was m moderate de aand ; sale* of about 300 bbla. country, ke., were made at old prieea. Kn-* ?The market was firm, with more doing. The sales reached from 400 to 606 casks, at 4^c. a 6%e. Sncw ?Sales ef csaaia were reported at 40c. par lb. Si-gax? ' The market waa rather better supplied, but prieea continued steady. Tho aalea embraced about 600 a 8<0 hogaheads New Orleans at 4?fe. a 5Jfc. Included with the aalea were 100 hogahenda Porto Rico at 6*1 c. Tallow.? Sales of 12,000 lbs. eity rendered were made, to jo to Philadelphia, at 12a. Tpmcoo.? Tbe market continues with a good demand for all grade*. The sales embraced 95 hogsheads Ken tucky at 9c. a 11 X?. ; 196 bales Havana. 18e a 33. . WO re i o?f n;. i?t. l>ouiicgo, tor export, pt ; 120 eaaes aeedleef, 6c. a 14c. , 42 ease* Florida, 18c. a 36e. , 11 bags Havana scraps, pt. WutaitrT.? ' The market waa inactive; sales of 100 bar rels prison were made at 32c. time and interest, though lor eaah it msy be quoted at about 31 )fe. New York Cattle Market; The yards exhibited a good supply ef cattle, princi pally from Ohio aad New York State. Tbe demand waa lair, and prices firm. There were no aalea worth speak ing of below 9 cents per lb., and the range waa from that to 12 esnts. We revite nor quotations to corres pond. Other stosk ia good supply, aad prices at about the figures of last wtek. rorrw. Beef cattle, extra quality, per 100 Ike. .. 911 00 a 12 00 IH>. good ijuality 10 00 a 10 60 Do. common ? a 9 00 Cows, extra 50 00 a 70 00 J o. good 40 00 a 46 00 I'o. ordinary 30 00 a 36 00 Sheep, extra 6 00 * 8 00 I amb* 2 60 a 4 60 bwlne 6* 8 AT BROWMRO'a. 870 beeves * 98 00 a 911 75 To. extra ? a 12 00 60 cow* and calves, flrst quality ?a 60 00 fro. do., good 3000 a 46 00 70 v?al eslvea (live weight; a 7 1784 abeep and lambs? Sheep 3 60 a 6 00 I-amba 2 00 a 600 Seventy bend of beeves sold at 98 60 a 911 60 . also, IS cow* end calves at 940 ench Market good. The follow ng I* a memorandum of lules:? 171 abeep 9896 00 106 do 683 00 1 do 4 89 194 do 1,2*9 26 192 do 688 10 Ibl do 981 88 9?6 93.942*61 4;. sheep at 96 60 19 do. at 4 60 39 do. at 9 12X 3 do. at 1 10 AT OtABWinLAH'll, Tbe supplies have abown a considerable Inereaae en all but abeep. Heevee are a dollar the hundred lower thaa last w>ek . Veal and matte* at* also a shade eeekr. * e quote:? beef rattle 99 60*fll 00 96 cows and calves 10 00 * 00 00 f-6 real calves (live weight) 2 76 * 9 00 8,200 veal calves . - 900* 960 at o'mtm'e fit beeves 98 00 * 910 88 49 eews and ealvee . . 26 no* 40 08 i>6 wals (live weight) 9 00 * 7 08