Newspaper of The New York Herald, 3 Haziran 1855, Page 4

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated 3 Haziran 1855 Page 4
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NEW YORK HERALD. # A M K S GORDON BEI1K1V, PKOFRIS.TOK AND ZDITOB. ?m> lK. V. Ot>BNK? OF NASSAU AND VTLTOVITI. Volume XX AMUSEMKNTS THIS RVENING. ACADEMY or MUSIC, FouittMtb li.-I Pueitahi. BOWERY THEATRE. Bowery-I.AST Mam-Dive* ?inmM- Jack tmrrAis. VIBLO'S GARDEN, Bio?4w?y? Fba Diatom. WALLACE'S THEATRE, Br??4w?J? Wild Oa?-Thb NSW ?OOTMAIt. No. 133 METROPOLITAN TMaTRK. 5ro?dw?y-ttBa*'* IV <_ IlLL OK CVK. AMERICAN MUSEUM? Attontoft?Mv ITtra'a Di 4^Y_ Trnom v ill acb ro Covet. Kt?bIhjc? Ijohbly r TUB UCC4H. ?* WOOD'S RINSTRRLS? Boohmioe* **11? CJ Aro*dw?y. BCCI L*rh OPERA BOUSE. 739 Brc? tv%j ? Buob Mrr'a Ktmioviab Ofaa Thouvb, CBINE'E ASSEMBLY ROOTS, 699 Tjro?dv?y-I?AJ?* KAMA U* Kl'IOriitlD SlEGBOT Deaabtspol.. PRRCAM S BCRLESQU* VI' ERA HOUSE, <63 Br??4 m%J? ATMIOTIAW Otl*A tMCfA Mow York, 8?rJay, Jane 3, 1853. TSie Hews. There wb a grand Taunton last night of the pro minent men of the Know Nothing party of thus ?ity and State, and anlike all former meetings of the party, it was one to which the press was invited. The ocasion was the presentation of a splendid and very valuable silver table set to Mr. James W. Barker, the defeated Know Nothing candidate tor the New York Mayoralty. It tack plaoe at the Collamore Hotel, Broad way, and its accompani ments were a recherchi sapper, good wines, and some rather indifi'errnt speeches. Oce fact cime oat last evening which will somewhat astonish the weak minds of the community, namely, fiat the Order has been in existence prior to the year 1750, for it is thai date which the ins;ripti)o on the pieces of plite beurs. Ia tha abieuce of He. IJjlman the cbair was taken by the H>n. Thos. It. WbitBfy, member cf Congress elect from the Wil Hamutnrg district. The presentation was made by Mr. Belah Squires, ot Cheaango county, and speeches were made by Mr. Barker; Judge Campbell, of tha Bapeiior Ci art; Mr. Thos. J. Lyon, of Orange coun ty; Messrs. Dainahover Rhodes, and James Brooks, of the Express. The latter gentlemin declared that, in a given case, he was ready to vote for Frad Douglass. Thj meeting broke np at 11 o'jlo;k, at ? ter which Mr. Barker was treated t> a serenade at his house in Monroe street. For full report see to morrow's Herald. a melancholy case of infatuation and self murder Is detailed in onr columns this morniog. The vic tim is Thomas Bailey Russum, formerly of San Fran, ait co, who blew out his own brains witn a pistol yesterday, in a house of bad repute in Leonard street. The steamship B ack Wauior arrived yesteriay from New Orleans and Havana Oar dates from Havana are to the 27th May. No event of any im portance bad o carred in the island from the date of our previous advices. The charter of the Spaiish Bank to be established in Havana had received the sanction of the home government, and the decree authorizing the scheme was published on the 26th. The Dtarw devotes an article to Know Nothingism from which we make an extract.' The lettsr of oar correspondent contains the current uews. Additional sews from Bermuda to the 27th of May has been received. Governor Murray opene 1 the session of the Cubnlal Parliament on 224 ult. The Bermudian of the 22d ult. has the following news 'tems:? " The American steamer Osprey wdl not, it is raid, return to these i&lacd* and ths Wes . Indies? the company owning her having been dis solved. The annual meeting in behalf of Wesleyau missions, which was held yesterday, was vary nnmercu?ly attended. Tne report was read by tha Rev. R. Duncan. Messrs A. M. McKmnew, aad R. Lteber, deal-mutes, who hal arrived from New York, gavts an exhibition, condicted after the nude of kbtruction pu aued in the institutions for the deat and dumb in the United S.ates. M'. Darns! Vanghn, a native of Rhode Island, but for the last 40 jears a resident cf Bermuda, and agci 71 years, died at Bermuda on lGth of May." The ship Leopold I., Ciptain Gebjrding, arrived yesterday from Antwerp, having on board 307 passengers, tbe majority of whom are reported to be p&upets by the American Consul at Antwerp. The TtBsel, by orders of the Commissioners of Emi gration, has been stopped a". Quarantine until tbe proper authorities investigate tbe tru'h of the charges against the passengers, whicb, If found true, will probably came their immediate return to the pott from whence they cane at the expaase of the consignees. Ti>e Leopold I. has a cargo of bricks on beard, and is bsun J lor Havana. Tne vessels of tue liartstsia Arc.i; sasrshlng ex pedition are still at anchor at tie Qiarantine ground waiting for f&vorable weather. Notvi hstanding the inclement weather yesterday a large cumber of persons, including many eminent pbyticians, attended the formal opening of the Women's Hospital, a new institution dsaigned for tbe treatment of diseases wholly peculiar to females. A fnll report of the ceremonies on tbe occasion is gi'et in to-days paper. Tie number of interments at Philadelphia for the week cr ding noon yesterday, was 149. Tbe minimum of dtmocralic rejoicing over a par ty victory is one hundred guns. The maximum is jet to be ascertained. One bnsdred guns in Jersey City, 100 guns in Rochester, 100 guns in Schenecta *y> 100 guns in Cleveland? the air reverberates with 100 gens of triumph over the election of Wise in Virginia. Lcula Usmberper, ot Xew York, has been appoint" cd Comul of the United State* for the port of Asun cion, in tte republic of Paragua. The nnaus of the members of tbe boi'd for re tiring naval offljeri are given under the telegraph ic b^ad. They are familiar to the public, and give promite that the delicate duty of passing upon the qualifications of their associates will be faithfully perforated. The investigation of the Coroner into the circum stances attending the recent homicide in the Twen ty lint ward wasconclnlei yeaterday, and the jury rendered a verdict to the effect that the deceased, John Conner, came to his death at the band* of John Wall. The accased was committed to the T< mb? to await the action of tbe Grand Jury. The frigate Constitution, from the coast of Africa, arrived at Portsmr nth, N. H., yesterday. She h<w been absent from the United States three years, and will now be put out of commission, and her crew paid eff and discharged. Cotton was less active yesterday, but prices were Ann, with sales of alout 4,000 bags, the market closing In favor of sellers. C >mmon grades ot State flour were Gjc. a 12c. per barrel lower. Wheat waa firm, but nominal. Indian ora was Inactive, and sales limited, without material change <n prices; Western mixed inclined to droop, while prime white ?ad yellow Southern were firm. Pjrk was easier, end tbe turn cf the market favored purohaser*. Freights were dull for English ports, as well as for meat places on the Coutiaent. A cirgo of 2,300 bar rel* cf pork waa engaged for Toulon, probably on aocount of tbe French government, at $1 per barrel. Tie city continues rematkably healthy and free of epidemic diseases. We learn fron tbe official report of the City Inspector that there were bnt j 399 deaths daring tbe past week, viz : 77 men, 70 women, 146 beyt, ani 106 girls. Of the whole snnbrr 60 were inmate* of the pobllc institutions, exhibiting a very satisfactory sanatjry condition, when it is considered fiat the various hospitals, asylums and penal establishments contain betreen ?,c a ill i? IHU, ?! ?**? ? of maladies. Th' J feuowing were the y.incipal t au?e? of morU ^ BroQCkifeU, I ; &ou*> caption, 49; lnilammat' M cf jQQga, 19; congestion of Un lunge, 4 ; d * 6 . dysentery, 6 ; /ropsy in the h?ad, 12; ^(ipeltw, 6; Bcarlet ferer, 11; other fevers, 18; Cjngefltlon of the brain, inflammation of the br AUl( 9. other ioflimruaiory complaints, 15; acrofolf anyaiipox.2; cholera infantum, 4; con vuiaic ^ (UilaatQ ), 29; croup, "14; debility (Infan tile), ( 4. looping cough, 6; maras.:;ua (Imantile), 2C! and Hioacl-B, 16. T cere ' were 9 promitare ^ /tbs atd 21 cases oi stillborn reported, also 14 ' itattH f.om vio:ent causes. The following is the claebiticdlkm of dieea&ca:? Bones, joints, Ac., 3; | brain and nerves, 77; generative organs, 11; heart and blood vessels, 12; lungs, thioat, &s., 1U; skin, | Ac., and ruptiva fevers, 35; itiliborn and preoutare biitbs, :!0; stomach, bowels and other digestive organs, 81; uncertain Beat and general fevera, 30; urinary organs, 2\ old age, 2; uukaovn, 2. The nativity table gives 290 natives of the United Stites, 65 ol Ireland, 25 of Germany, and 7 of England. The New American Journals on Ihc Vlrglul* Klectlon ?ml the Philadelphia Nutluunl Connril-bood Advice. We transfer to our columns this m>rning a chapter of editorial comment iries from the leading journals of the new American pirty, touching the late defeat of the Know Nothings in Virginia, and the duty and the policy of the Order at their forthcoming grand National Council at Philadelphia. These extracts em body much good advice, the natural conse quence of she invaluable lesson administered in the Oid Dominion, and we therefore submit tbcFe admonitions to all the delegates to Phila pbia for a careful and thoughtful reading, to gether with a word or two of our own. The Richmond Whig with a great deal of good tense, urges tne necessity of a practical programme, upon great principles, and their public proclamation to the world, considering the machinery of signs, grips and passwords as a matter of trifling moment. The Buffalo Jhlver tiair, lollo wing in the same line of thought, pleads the importance of good candidates, to the exclusion of worthless drones and intriguing spoilsmen, with great effect. The Aloany Regis ter, in its new position still betrays the weak ness ot an incurable party hack, and calls for the extension of its circulation as a matter of the very highest consequence. Its whole pro gramme appears to be the ruling idea among the Albany organs from time immemorial, of making as much money out of the party as pos sible, at all hazards, leaving them to take care of their principles after their own fashion. But the volunteer paper styliag itself the Jtmerican Organ , at Washington, is an exceed ingly flimsy and silly concern. While its mora active Know Nothing cotemporaries are costing about them for the meaus and measures by which their late terrible defeat is to be re trieved, and from which a great national or ganization is to be made, this bewildered and incompetent Washington Organ is cyphering up the Irish vote in Virginia, parading its limited circulation beforo the public, and ut tering its foolish inuendoes against the editor of this journal. We must tell this Organ that it is behind the times. Instead of consulting the policy of its party, " black mail" seems to be its predominant idea. We are sorry that we can muke no promises of the " black mail" of the next Congress; but if this Organ really can and does support itself, it ought to show a little more pluck and independence upon the great issues of the day , and in reference to the duties of this new party through whose support it is looking for the public plunder. We very much fear, however, that this Organ is a fishy Know Nothing concern, aud will ultimately prove to be as faitule?s as it is puerile, insipid and ridiculoup. The immediate question in hand is this na tioual American Council or convention at Pni ladelpbia. It must do something to repair the damages of tbo Praise God-Bare boues Parlia ment of Massachusetts and the disasters of the V lrginia election, or the Order may as well be disbanded. It is proved that all this mystery and hard swearing against the Pope of Rome. Irish Catholics and adopted citizens, is all rub bish aid moonshine. A raid against the "poor divils" of Irif-h and the " bloody Catholics," may be successful for Buncombe ia a town elec tion here and there, but is hardly worth the candle in auy case. For the great Presidential campaign nothing will avail except an organi zation and a party platform broad enough and strong enough to t-upport the Union, the con stitution. and the substantial practical interests ot the American people in the management ot the government. Before a new dynasty can be established at Washington, the existing dy nasty must be supplanted. And what, then, is the true plan for the consolidation of a new and overwhelming national party ? The history of our political parties and their mutations lor the last fifty live years furnishes the answer. The administration of the elder Adams was superseded by a republican combi nation upon a platlorm of hostility to his rigid anti-republican policy. The adminis tration of the younger Adams was over thrown in the same way by a democratic national reunion against the weak and salient points of his policy and his Cabinet, and upon a general demand for "retrenchment and re form." Upon the same plan, the mighty com bination and fusion of factions and parties of 1840 swept away the administration of Van Buren, in a deadly war upon his financial ex cesses, his defaulters, peculators, and his whole catalogue of bad luck, bad management and insatiable spoilsmen. The same policy of oppo sition carried James K. Polk and Gen. Taylor into power, and Mr. Pierce owes much of his triumph in 1>S52 to the negative milk and water I qualities of the feeble administration of Mr. Fillmore. What an inviting field, then, is opened to the opponents of this most faithless, corrupt, imbo cilo and condemned Picrce admfafc'ration, lor national party, upon the common platform of superseding this rotten concern and all connect d with it, with something stronger, sounder ? nd better. The democratic jubilee the other night at Tammany Hall betrays the alarm of that party upon this vulnerable point. They perceive that they cannot carry the dead car cars of this administration through the cim paign of 1*56: ami, therefore, they propose to cut it adrift. But it should be the fixed pur. prse of t!i*? opposition, i? a united movement, to hold the democracy responsible for Mr. Picrce, his Cabinet, his acts end his shortcoming!", and to ilf mar.d upon this plea a complete revolution in the government. In this view, the cry of "retrenchment and reform" would have a defi nite meaning; for the mo?t besotted partisan spoilsman canno>, suppose there is any excuse lor au existing p# id: expenditure of eighty mil lions & year. Let. the National Council, then, at Pbilade) p. J.ccd lu .llv Ol ? i J u* ^ * tioa of a great national American party, la a practical vaj, according to the teachings of experience and the principles of common sense, ai d they may achieve great and positive re sults. *Jhey can if they will. Let them abandon this scarecrow of the Pope of Rome, this raw head- and-bloody-boneB of Jesuitism, this perilous folly of Catholic proscription, this tom fooleiy of persecution against the poor Irish; this mummery and flummery of the amendment of rituals and third degrees, this clap trap and blasphemy of dark lanterns aud horrid swearing of blind obedience to hungry spoilsmen, and go to work like Americans, with a great purpose in hand, and declare it in the light of day. Let them open their doors, and discuss the great issues of the crisis, not like bate conspiraiors in a cavern, but like honest men before the world, and make an open or ganization for a dashing forward movement in behalf of a new American party, a new dynas ty, and a new administration, " fresh from the people," upon the common battle cry of " re trenchment and reform," and the result must be a revolution as sweeping as that of 1840. The Virginia election, the Tammany jubileo, the extracts which we give to day from leading Know Nothing journals, all go to show that this new party, before it can assume a national position, has yet to build up a national charac ter, national principles, and national purpose?, commensurate with the demands of the crisis. We think we have pointed out the road to suc cess. We submit the case to the Council at Philadelphia. If they fail to meet the necessi ties of the time, they have only to stand aside and let the democractic party come forward and walk over the course. A Few Words with Mr. Thomas McElratii. ? It is wholly impossible that people caa go oa from (lay to day propagating infamous doc trines, undermining religion, and stirring up discord between the various sections of the country, without some notice being taken of the course they pursue. Erery man of us here hae a tangible appreciable interest in the con tinuance of good government, in the mainte nance of religion, in the stability of the Union To attack any of these is to attack each citizen individually; their injury is his injury; when they are brought into contempt, he cannot be respected; if they fall, he falls with them. II s who attacks them, in fact, is nothing less than a common enemy. Such an enemy is Mr. Thomas McElrath, the only resident proprietor and publisher of the Tribune newspaper; likewise, President of the Nassau Bank, and bright light of the Methodist Church North. One is wholly at a loss to perceive what pur pose Mr. McElrath intends to serve in direct ing the course of the Tribune in a channel so plainly detrimental to the interests of the coun try; or how he can reconcile it to his conscience as a Methodist, as a citizen, or as a banker. The fomenting of civil discord is surely not a doctrine of the Methodist Church North. The staid and respectable members of thai chuich ate, we are convinced, as solici tous as the rest of us for the continued peace and prosperity of the country. They have read their Bible too faithfully to be un aware that he who endeavors to set his neigh bors by the ears, and light the torch of civil war in his country is as grave an offender against religion as against society. How can Mr. Thomas McElrath take his scat among these men and join them in their common devotions when the whole energies of the newspaper he controls are directed to a woik which their be.ief stamps as sinful and reprehensible in the highest degree? IIow can he mix with his fellow citizens, when all his apparent labor is devoted to the destruction of their national pease, and the overthrow of tbat association on which their prosperity depends? Nine-tenths of the lead ing men of New York are connected in some way or other with the Southwest and South. Some are themselves owners of property in theEe sections of the country. Others have friends and relatives who are. Others do bu?i m ss with Southern men. The well being of all depends in some measure on that of the whole country, including the South. How can Mr. Thomas McElrath look these men in the face, when, if tlis aims of his journal were accom plished, or if it had sufficient influence to carry them even partly into practical action, the South and Southwest would be irreparably in jnrcd, and all connected with it would suffer in proportion? But if so singular a course as that of the leading proprietor of the Tribune is singular in a citizen and a Christian, it is a far more puzzling riddle in a banker. Of all the insti tutions of civilized society, banks are the most sensitive to political disasters or narrow legis lation. If any legislative measure injures a country it is the banks who feel it first. For their welfare is founded on the public credit, confidence, and general good will among the people. Yet here is a banker, the president of a bank, who devotes the whole force of the newspaper he own# to the enactment of a law which is calculated to ruin one of the most im portant branches of trade in the State, and to effect a depreciation of from ven to fifteen per cent on all city property. The sam? maa de votes the some power to severing the bond ot fraternal union between the North and the Souths to the consummation of a political re volution which would inevitably annihilate the trade and business of New York. Do the share holders of the Nassau Bank ever reflect on these things? Do they never think that the vrry power they entrust to Mr. Thomas Mc Elrath for their common benefit may be actual ly employed in endeavouring to promote mea sures which are sure to invoke their injury and the ruin of the baiik ? Tolerance is good ; it is excellent; Mr. Mc Elrath has a right to his opinions. But when a man frankly tells us it is his conviction that we ought to be ruined instead of prosperous, fighting instead of working, the least we can do is not to help him to carry such convictions imo effect All the New York hotel?, the Astor House. Metropolitan, &c , &c., have been gnat friends of McElrath and his coips of do. structives, giving them champagne and oysters in any abundance. How do the hotels like the iocialists now ? Examination at West Point, ? The examina tion at West Point has begnn, and we may expect to hear shortly of the performance of the youths who are to be the hope of the linked States in case of war. There will be, no doubt, the usual camping out, marching, target prac tice with h* avy artillery, and so forth ; and the neighbourhood of West Point will doubtless be thronged with visiters for the next fortnight to. TL*. 01. a ell iVwith uteiiig. i Law fob the Liqcor Mem. ? Hitherto the temperance fanatics have boasted that they have bail all the law on their side; bat it seems that the liquor dealers' turn has come. In Friday's Tribune appears an appeal trom the Carson League to the people of the city and county of New York, to raise "not only $40,000, bnt a larger sum," for the purpose of prosecut ing those whom the managers of the League may choose to consider offenders against the Prohibitory statute. The appeal alleges that the liquor dealers have raised $10,000; and bases on this statement its demand for a larger sum, in order to employ counsel and bring all the machinery of the law to bear to prosecute. Considering the motley ingredients of which the population of this city is composed, this appeal might be formidable. Forty thousand dollars and " a still larger sum" can achieve much. Few men would care to have the blood hounds of the Carson League on their heels, with forty thousand dollars to back them. Indeed, almost all of as, in our private experience, have been witnesses to the persecution and rain of some unfortunate wight who had the ill luck to involve himself in a lawsuit with an adver sary whose means? though less, perhaps, than forty thousand dollars? were quite sufficient to enable him to crush a poor man. Forty thou sand dollars judiciously invested in lawyers' fees and spies' fees, could inflict intolerable inconvenience upon, if they did not procure the rain, of any man of moderate fortune in the city. We say, therefore, that the appeal of the Carson League, addressed to a community containing many men with more money than brains, as well as many hardened fanatics, might have been formidable. Happily for the city, the common law has wisely provided for such cases. All the com mentators, from Blackstone downward, concur in affirming the principle of law, that he who excites a malicious prosecution against his neighbor is guilty of the misdemeanor called barratry, and must be punished accordingly by line and imprisonment. We find that the offence was specially noticed, and a penalty provided therefor, in consequence of tne trouble ex perienced from the knavish wiles of certain English attorneys, who set their neighbors by the ears in order to get fees tor conducting the suits. These attorneys appear to have been the lineal progenitors of the Carson League. They strove

to get up prosecutions against their neighbors for breaches of this or that law, just as the Car son League does for imagined breaches of the Prohibitory act. But we do not hear that the attorney s of Westminster ever appealed to their fellow countrymen for " $40,000 or a larger sum" for the purpose of fomenting litigation. This difference, however, is not material, and if any thing, aggravates the offence of the New York lawbreakers. We therefore expect that the liquor dealers will lose no time in meting out to others the measure that will be meted out to them : that they will instantly take steps for the institution of criminal proceedings against Thomas L. Carson, S. A. Beers, H. Roys, J. C. Burdick and as many other mem bers of the League as can be discovered, on a charge of barratry. There can be no question of the result ; and it cannot but be beneficial to teach these gentlemen that the law, which ihey desire to use as an instrument of tyranny, is a two-edged weapon which can be turned against themselves. A Funny Book ? Foster ? Gaslight 'Foster as be has been called? has been beguiling the hours in one of the prisons in Philadelphia by writing a very curious book, which he calls "New York Naked."' He walks into the edi tors in great style, stripping off their disguises, shaving off their whiskers, cutting off their moustaches, pulling off their coats, and show ing them precisely as they appear to be. It is a regular cut and thrust concern. Not Right. ? The Buffalo Courier says that the New York Herald is deserting the Know Nothings. This is a mistake. We never be longed to the Know Nothings. We have taken the Know Nothings in-o our training school for a few months, to teach them their paces. But if they do not show a little more docility and attention to our instructions we shall turn them out, let them shift for themselves. We will have nothing to do with any political animals who are not sensible, docile, useful, practical and full of grit. Garrison a Prophet. ? Old Garrison, of Boston, the great chief of nigger worship and nigger worshippers, says tnat Kansis will never be a free State; and he gives four sub stantial reasons why it it will, as long as this Uijion lasts, be inevitably a slave State. The great nigger worshipper is right in his predic tion; and the smaller nigger worshippers all over the country may rant and rave as much as they please, but they cannot change tne destiny of Kansas. A Hint For Barnum. ? The Louisville Demo crat thinks that Barnum belongs to the Know Nothings. We do not know how that m?y bo. but we rather think that the democracy will before long belong to Barnum. Barnum is fa mous for picking up all broken down animals, strange curiosities, old vertebra, or anything that has seen its best days. We sometimes think, therefore, that Barnum will exhibit the democracy in his Museum one of these diys. before the inauguration of 1857. when George Law is called to the White House. The Crisis Has Come.? Thus sayeth a Seward paper in Buffalo, the Express. We rather think the erisis has comc for Seward and bis clique, for beween the democrats and the Know Nothings in the last election of this State, they will be ground into powder and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Marine Affairs. Lackcii.? Messrs. Crowell & Colon Uunctae?l, from their yard at Elizabeth port, N. J., on Saturday, at 11 o'clock A. M , a tbrM masted schooner, of superior build and model, of 4fcO tone burthen, owned by Captain Wo Catlicart, who i* to oommand her, and other*. She ia de. signed for the general freighting bualnea*. A Vaui litem ro* Sailoha.? Mr. F. Frady, or 12 An street, ha* published, in email book form, tbe''Maritiii?e Flega of all Nations." The flags, pilot signal*, kj., are handsomely colored, and under each ii printed a geo graphical sketch of the countries and place* to which they belong. It i? a very useful book for sallore, in a convenient aire, end contains much interesting infor mation. PHlPBviLDnrQ in Mmxh? Tl'iere are ten Iar<?? ahlj>* now being built at llelfaat. More resse'x wiU be Uunsn ed in thai city thie jeer, proi.aily, than at any other place In the Male. So w e are informed by a gentleman from Belfast.? J'ortlaml Argun. A SrcctWrrt 1 the ship George Waahlng'en, Cipt. Pardon G. Edwards, retarned to this p-?rt yester day from a whaling Toyag? to the Ochotsk ^ea, havln* taVen in three seasons f,(KK) bbls. of while nil and 7ft of sperm oil? the largest quantity erer taken by aoy whaler during a single cruise, a por'ioa of tse e?il has beta sent home dttTibg the voyage The Ge.,r(re W??n inaton sailed tosnce >n November, 1961. and Is ovoed bf I. Howlsnd. Jr., fi Co , the ol1e?t and one of (be mn?t sneeessfnl -emmsT"-#' fco'isf* la tb'scl^r ? .V* u ft 4tft Jrercwry, jmnt L * THE LATEST NEWS. BY MAGNETIC AND PRINTING TELEGRAPHS. From Washington. THE MUNICIPAL BLIOTION AMD TUH NATURALIZED FOKK1GNKKS? AN IMPORTANT QUESTION. Washlnuton, June 2, 1955. Th? Circuit Coait was crowded to-day, tu? question pending involving the right of about one hundred and eighty naturalized foreigner! to vote for municipal offi cer*. The decision will be given on Hone ay. The question is considered very important, it being supposed these voters would turn the scale in favor of tbe anti-Know Nothings, and bring both parties almost to a fighting point. The Board for lit- II ring Naval Officer*. Washington, June 2, 1855. The Board for Retiring Navy Offlocrs was appointed to-day, as follows: ? Captains Win. B. Snubrick, C. J. McCauley, A. Blgelsw, M. C. Perry, C. K. StribUng; Com manders 6. J. Pendergrast, 8. T. Dupont, Andrew H. Foote, Franklin Buchanan, Samuel Barron; Lieutenants John 3. Missroou, S. W. Godon, James S. Biddle, R. L. Tage, Wm. L. Maury, Democratic Thunder at Albany, Albany, June 2, 1855. The urited democracy fired one hundred guns M-day in honor of the democratic triumph in Virginia. The greatest enthusiasm prevailed among the democracy here. Arrival of the Frigate Constitution. Portsmouth, N. II., June 2, 1855 The United States frigate Constitution, Commodore Mayo, arrived here this morning, after a three ytara' cruise. Dtitincttve Fire In South Boston. Boston, June 2, 1855. A fire occurred this morning near the corner of Quincy and D streets, South Boston, destroying the rope walk of J. 8. Burton; the decoction mill of Ward and Bxitt, the varnish factory of King and Dexter, together with twelve small dwelling housed occupied by poor families. The Methodist church, Suffolk lead works, and other buildings caught Ore, but were saved by the energy of the firemen. The loss is about $25,000. Arrival of the Southern Mall. Baltimore, June 2, 1855. The mail from all points South, as late as due, is to hand, but in the newspapers received by it we find not an item of interest. Weather at Cincinnati, die. Cincinnati, June 2, 1855. It has been raining finely here since yesterday. Crops of all kinds are doing well. The Theta Delta Chi Convention. Pbovidknob, June 2, 1855. The annual dinner of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity occurred in this city last evening, at the City Hotel, with John P. Beach, of Union College, in the chair. Wm. H. Merriam, Esq., of Illinois, formerly editor of the Morning Mews, pronounced an eloquent and elabo rate eulogium commemorative of the late George Arnold Mason, of Chicago. Able speeches were made by A. L. Holly, of Connecticut; Pearce Home, of Georgia; Danl. B. Pond, of Rhode Island; Samuel Starkweather, Jr., of Ohio; John P. Beach, of New York; Colonel John Nicholi, of Virginia; E. H. Murray, of Canada; Thomas Simmons, Jr., of Mauliqaln, Burmah, and others. The convention adjourned this evening. Markets. PHILADELPHIA STOCK BOARD. Pbiladklphia, June 2, 1855. Mot ey easy, Stocks steady. Reading 44 9 1d; Morris canal 12# : Long Inland Railroad 10; i'enna Railroad 43, l'enna State lives 87 New Orleans, May 29, 1855. The cotton market is without change. Sales to-day 1,6C0 bales. Sugar, prices are a shade lower; fair sal ling at 5*^c. a 5%c. per lb. Flour is a trille higher, and ?? quote ut $'J 5U a *9 02 per bbl. Oswfco, June 2, 1855. Flour ?The sales to-day foot up 1,00U bbli., at $9 50 a $9 87 ){ for common to State heat. ?Hales 22,000 bushels Lake Michigan, $2 05 a $2 07; white Toledo, $2 48. Corn. ? 9,000 bushel* sold, to arrive, at 98c , ana 8,000 bushels in lots, delivered, at (1 03. The receipts to-day have been so small that they are not worth re porting. Tiie Opera at the Academy. ? The present week will close the season ot the La Orange Opera company at the Acadetry of Music. The season commenced on the 21st May, undertbe direction of Mr. Jacobsohu, for whom the artiste were engaged in Europe, and Mr. Payne, one of the directors of the Academy. Daring the first week '? Lucia 6i Lammermoor" was given twice, and " Ernani" once, to bousea full enough to pay the veiy heavy ex penses of the troupe. (It is said that Mme. La Grange has 92,500 per month? moie (alary than is given to the President of the United States, and four times as much as that of a Cabinet Minister.) During the next week "Ernani" was given twice and the "Barber of Seville" once. The "Ernani" audi ences were rather thin, but the " Barber" on Friday last drew a better house, although not a fall one. On Monday evening we are to have the " Puritanl" of Bel lini, the gracsful melodies of wbich have always male it a favorite with the ma.jjrity of American opera- goers. Mlrate is the Arturo, La Grange the Elvira. UnUit, that this company will soon commence a concert tour, visiting Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and other cities. While the La Grange troupe has been delighting ths amnt.itseurt at the Academy, 9telTenone, Vestvali, Brgnoli, Badiali, Bolcloni and others, under the direc tion of Mesirs. Phalen and Colt, with the Chevalier Wikoff as commander in-chief, have been giving the " Trovatore," " William Tell," "Luerezia Borgia" and " Maria di Rohan," to full houies at the Boston theatre. This troupe had a prosperous season of nine weeki at the Academy, to which establishment the artists will retnrn after the expiration of their Bjston season, which closes with this week. We have thus seen a continuous season of nearly three mcnths at the Academy, made successful by effi cient management and the production of new operas. With more novelties the season may be continued far into midsummer. Tbe Esousn Opera Troupe at Niblo's intend to give six different operas during this week, beginning with "Fra Iiiavolo" tomorrow evening. From Port au Pxbcb. ? The brig B. F. I/iper, at Phila delphia 1st inst., in eleven days from Poit au l'rince, reports colfte scarce, at $130 currency; legwood, 9'J5; doubloons, 9(102. Naval Intelligence. Tbe itrnm frigate Saranac arrived at Genoa May 8, from Sptzzia, and sailed again on the 10th. Police Intelligence. ALLEGED CONSPIKAOY TO DEFKAUD. Two men, named Charles G. Thompson and Caarles C Clark, weie arrested on Saturday b y officer Sweeny, of the tatter Police Court, charged with having conspired together to delraud Jane* XeiUon, of 224 E?it Four t??nth street, out of $100. The complainant aUtee tint on the Glut ult. he advertised hia atock of groceries an 1 fixture* for rale, and in answer to the advertisement re ceived a letter of negotiation from the accused; that af ter bavleg an interview complainant agreed to let them have tbe property for ?2tl), for whicu he got a n >la filled np in tbe following novel manner:? ooooooeooooooeoooooooooeoooeooo* o o o JJiiO. New Vurk, May 31, 1S53. o o o o Sis moxtbi after date 1 promise to pav to the or- o o der ot myself o O TWO III Kl<Rin 1)01. 1, Alls. o o At 125 W'Rstaiif tm Hrett ? value foamed. o o CHARLES C. CLARK. Jr. o ?COOCOOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Mr. NieUon, after receiving this nots enlcavore] to get cash for it, an he was anxioua logo Into the couo try ; but found, to hia astonishment, that no one wool! be willing to negotiate for the paper, a* it wa? not known among thoee whose business it wan to discount puper. telievirg, therefore, that the whale transaction was a fraud got up with intent to cheat him out of hia property, the complainant went b? lor? Justin Connolly, at tbe Lower Police Court, and mtcie an affidavit for con spiracy to defrand, emboojing all of tbe nb >ve facta. The accnrtd were held tor examination on the charge pieierrtd against them. Ilreeklyn city New*. Hamu ton Avraric Railroad, Brooklyn ? ThU road commmced laat gnnday with eight cars, running through from tbe lerry to G'eenwood Cemetery. From Kime cause or other, live of the c*r? have been taken off during the week, and only three left on the track, to the great inconvenience and lose of time of perecn* deslron* of making use of tbe road To add to their annoyance, ihecars now run only as far as Penny bridge, where trsn?fer ticket* are given. litre is a still fnrtb-r delay, and women and children going to UiMnmo art oHiged to wait until a Fulton avenue car romes alonir, which is generally full of passenger*, la is compiling I that there is no necessity for th*e excessive economy at <jie r>*?? t ,f the ent?<i>anv, ee l'?? w.ciU have pa'd b?u 1. Ii*?u ? *j?. ?-? i-U* mtJufcU. The Kinney Expedition. TBI BLOCKADH STILL CONttNCKD? A DARK WPCRA* TION Dt-VIED. The blockade of the steamship United States by the government vessels ia still kept up, nor la there appa rently any abatement of the vlgiUnce of the b?)i?ging fcrce. The rtTinie cutter haa crept nearer the Hteam ihip, and her battery of guns, allotted to the muzzle, briatle angrily un<W r ber stern, while all on deck g'ven evidence of the utmoat watchfulness. Below, the little Vixen look a spiteful aa ever, and chafea her cable aa if impatient of the delay; while above the steamer the propeller fiowna down grimly, and ahowa a row of ugly teeth, that aeem to be aa capable of biting aa of bark ing, abould the eccaaion offer. Meanwhile the besieged force (now reduced to a man and a boy) betray a moat profound indifference to the preaence of the besieger*, and page their time in washing the decks, and mending the eld ropes and spars. Ho tar there has been no at tempt to cut oil' their retreat to the mainland, and their supply of greg and rations ia therefore safe w^uie the grocery stores continue open. lhtr* ia a rumor afloat that tbe blockading force have run khort in their wbiskey rations. which will no doabt necessitate their removal to tlie Navy Yard soon, aa a ? apply or Dutch courage ia indispensable to the proper performance of their arduous duties. W? have received the followiag, which Bpaaks foe itaelt: ? TO TBI EDITOR OF THE IIBRALD. STBAMSBIP UKITKI) STATES, ) New York, May 31, 186b. / We see among the artielea of cariosity in your p?per ' f yesterday, tbe 3ith, a description of the visit of your eportar to the steamahip United State*, in whiob ha klve* tbe number of peraona on board, and their eccu pationx, and, at the close of hia remarks, aaya that the wo atewaideaie* are ''colored." We beg to aay that i liia ia quite incorrect, and that we are purely white, and of the tine Anglo-Saxon race. JANE AND ELIZABETH, Stewardesses of ateamahip United State*. City Intelligence. Tin Cknsi s Marshals ?A meeting of tbe C?nau* Marshals was held last night at the Broadway House, Mr. C. F. Oakley in the chair, and D. 0. Henderson not ing as secretary. The mbject of the small compensa tion they are to receive (two dollars per day) waa again tbe caute of complaint. It appears they have petitioned the Common Council, and they have reason to believe their request will be favorably considered, as many of the Alcermen agiee with them that the pay is insuffi cient. A letter was received from the Secretary of State, in teply to a communication of tbe Chairman, I stating that tbe law would not permit an extension of time specified? twenty-five days. Amotion was mads to take advantage of tbe obicurity of the third question in their instruction*, and not asness other real estate than dwelling houses; bnt this, after some discussion, waa voted down, with the understanding that all the marshal* would puraue such course aB they deemed moat expedient individually. They adjourned at a late hcur, without nailing a tims or pleja of meeting. Military Paradr of tob Si xt*- ninth Regiment. ? ThI* regiment, under order of Col. James R. Ryan, will par ade on Wednesday, the 6th instant, in connection with the Tenth regiment, Col. Wm. Halsey. They will form in Broome street, at 9 A. M., and will proceed to Hobokea to drill and parade. They are to be fully uniformed* white pants, pompom and knapsacks, and one day's rationa. Tbe following named persons have recently been elected and commissioned in the Sixty- ninth regi ment,;? John R. Murphy, Captain Company F, vioe Leary deceased ; John 1'. Scullen, First Lieutenant Com pany F, O'Uorman neglecting to report for duty during the past year : George Collins, Second Lieutenant, Com pany F, tieogneitan reaigned. The commander haa an nounced that he has appointed the following named gen tlemen on his staff: ? John McCartan, Adjutant, re-ap pointed ; Wm M. Giles, Surgeon, vacancy; LouiB D'Ho mergue, Assistant-Burgeon, vice Giles promote 1; Wm. H. White, Paymaster, re appointed; Matthew O'Connor, Quartermaster, vice Conway resigned; Jamos Bagley, Cbaplain, vacancy. Non commissioned stair John O'Dwyer, Sergeant Ma.ior, re-appointed; C. D. l> Sullivan, Quartermaster. Sergeant, re-appointed; Arthur Tracy, First Color Sergeant, re appointed ; Patrick Smith, Second Color Sergeant, vice Braaley removed; Thomas Dolan, Right General Guide, vice Smith promoted; Edward Fagan, I-eft General Guide, vice Dolan appointed Right General Guide; Edward Manahan, leader of the Band, reappointed. Dkmilt Dispensary. ? The following is the report for May ? Whole number of patients under treatment, 2,270; new patients, 2,330; attended at their residences, 270; attended at the dispensary, (clarsifledas follows:) 1,940; oiseaies of the heart, lungs and throat, 162; of the head and abdomen, fever*, &c., 309; of the eve and ear, 104; of tbe skin, 107; of women, 83; of children, 160: surgi cal department, 200; minor surgery, 328; vacsioatlon, 607. lotal males, 894; females. 1,336. Born in tho United States 942; in Ireland, 1,198; in other countries, 90. bent to the hospital, 15; died, 17; remaining under treatment, 46; prescriptions dispensed during the month 3,296. Burglars arrk8tkd. ? I.ast niglit officer Fovell and private watchman Charles Hicks arrested William Eng ifh and Jameh McUill, (or breaking open the store oC E. Treadwell & Son's bakery, No 104 Warren street. Anson's Daguerreotypes.? I.arge Size tmr 50 cents, colored and in a nice esse, twice the sixe others take tor 60 cents, and eqnal in quality and site to thoae mad* elsewhuro for >2. a? SON, oe9 broad way, opposite Metro pohtan llotcl. Pianos and Blelodeons at Great Bargains. ? Twenty tine new pianos to let, with privilege of sals, and isnt deducted. Superb Mew York and Boston pianos, at re duced prices, cheap ! cheap 1 ! cheap ! ! ! COOK k BKOTHER, 343 Brcadway. Great Piano and Music House of Horace WATERS, 333 Broadway.? The largoat assortment or oile brated pianoa and all kinds of musio merchandise in the United Mates. Ihe public are aware that this house haa, in opposition to the combination, adopted the reduced prieee, and that cianos, melodeunr, and muaic can be had of Mr. Waters at lets prices than thev can be found elsewhere, t sw pianos to rent, and rent allowed upon purchasing; monthly pajments taken. Auction Saleof Staten Island Real Estate.? We wish to remind enr readers that ALBERT 11. NICO 1 AY will tell at auction, on Wednesday, June 6. at 12 o'clock, at the Merchants' Exchange, a very handsome Gothic cottsgs, with lots of ground, located on a pri vate road at the beautiful Tillage oi CTifton, Staten Island, and within five minntes' walk of Vanderbilt landing, in an exee'lont neighborhood. The garden embraooi all kinds of vegetables and joing fruit, and the gvwads around tho home are tastefully laid out with tnrel walks, flowers, shrubs, Ac., and tbe home Is now and bulls in the very best manner in the English rural style, without regard to eost. Thus an opportunity is offered to obtain a delightful resi dence whWi is rarely to be met with, as the place Is all that a gentleman of taste detires, and the sale will be without roserve to the highest bidder. Terms liberal and title per fect. For further Information wo refer to the advertise ment of the auctioneer in another part of this paper. Popular Trade ?Dry Goods at Rcdaccd prices ? E H. MA DBEaTKK A CO , 347 Broadway, having purehastd at the late sales an extensive stook of rich sum mer dry goods, for less than one-half their cost, will offer, on Monday, June 4, their entire stock .f bareios, lawns, ?ilks, shawls, embroideries, lacc aid Swiis eurtains, gloves ribbene, quilts, linens, towelings, <Vo., lower than they have ever been sold at in this city. Carpeting* and Oilcloths Twenty Per CcnC leis than former prices ? rETEKiON HUMPHREY, S"!> Broadway, will tell during this month at the above rates. Great bargains may bo expocted. Call and lee. m Little Strokes Fell Great Oak a. "?Economy is your best Itiend ? and EVANS' clothing warehouse. 06 and IS Fulton street, it the place wheru zephyr cassimere suits are told at $10; lines June suits, S3; fashionable French cloth coats, IS; Marseilles vests, SI; blay linon coats, SI; extra superfine blue oloth dreis coats, SIS. June, 1855.? Zephyr Cosslmcre suits, $10 ; Frenoh clcth coats, SS; Marseilles vests. SI; alpaca coats, S2; complete June suits, S3; at K. KVANa' clothing ware house, 06 and 08 Fnlton street. Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods, at Greene's shirt store. No 1 Astor House.? Attention is invited to the superior articles in the gentlemen furnishing department. Tbe atook includes every variety of tephjr, silk, gauxo, men's and Lisle thread, under shirts and drawers, ties, handker rhiett, cravats, gloves, half Jkpae, suspenders, umbrellas, canea, drissine cases, opera gntace, gold |sleeve buttons and sLirt studa, mounted and otherwise, 4o., imported tor the iprms aad lummer trade. The piices are moderate, and the asiortment unequalled. M. WllMtn, Whslctale fluinfltctiirer off shirt a, oollara and atocka, the neweat itylea, well mado. and ol the belt quality. City merchants in particular, will find it to their advantage by purchasing at tlii* eetablNhment, earner of Broadway and Cortlandt atreet, (Mlaey bnildiag. Gcntlrman'a ShliU Maile to Order, War ranted to lit, and delivered accnrltng to promise in all aaaaa, by the old established firm or A. ?. 11 VATf k C<J , 1M>, Fulton atreet, second door from Broadway. In Brooklyn, '431 Fulton Hlnet, nearly op roalte Clinton stiaet, Joseph Lockitt, Son A Co., proprte tora, impurtera and mannractnrers of every description of ladles' drees atd mantilla trimmliuse, caneiating ol moss and flounce lungea, , gnipnlre gimps. Also I.ockitte (new style) of moss buttons and drops, mannfaotnrud and ?0td only by them at tbetf eatahli'hmcnt. 'Window Mhadea at Wholesale for Cacti, by WOODFORD A WEMP1.C, 68 Catherine atreet, New York, manufacturers nf window >had*a and table oil covers, which ttey offer at prieea to anit the times. Waflante Malantander Hafta. ? Robert tOL Pa (1ICI ia the aole manufacturer In the United Statea of th? Ikeve celebrated *afea, and F. C. QctAn'e Impenetrable d* Hnce locks and cross ban*. Depot 103 Pearl atreet. on* door Mow llaiden lane . No Greater Aid to Home Comfbrt hai re cently been introduced to public approval than Ooodwln A Cc*t'e improved kitchen range; tli? meet aspaditioua, oou verient and economical cookm< range ia the market, da tervinr ot adoption by every lover of a well ordeiad kitchea and property oooked meals. GUOOWIN A CORT. 8M Wat*r atreet. Hair Dye, W Ifj* and ronpeea? Batehelora'a . aelebrated laotory for these artielea is J23 Broaiwny. Nine private rooms for the application of hia unrivalled hair dya, wholesale and retail. Beware of Imitation*. The largoat aeeortment of wig* and tonpeea in the world. The Great Inhaling Ketnedy for Asthma, consumption, and all dlaeaacs ot the throat and lungs. Dr. t'uitis's llyaeana. Thousands have been restored to health the past year by the Hy^oane. _ Principal office No J|J Hroadway, and Price only t.l a . dallv irom 10 to 3 i obarga. la thla no I fry l?<? Vanderhoof'f Hprrm. whale and laid ell flrom which the glntinoaa matter ha* Veen abstracted, by a newlf discovered ohemical process, ia purer and taeeier, will burn longer and brighter, and ia ia every n?p?ot, whether for burning or Inbrtatting. better and twenty p-r cent oheaper that any Mia in market. Stora j*oa. 2H and f?> frankfort atreet. Kamtlies, either hi cltv or nrrfeMn ? *br??e or *v? **ltnn c? is thenurh 'i*?rVcll yvev, eaa nave Me taie* f*r warded by e*pre*?. y the uyfioana. rrincipat oinoe No. ?|J *old by C. M Ring, No. l'.u Broadway, paokatfe. I)r. Cnriia will beat the office } o'clock, where he uiay be ctainltod free of