Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 8, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 8, 1855 Page 1
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THE NEW TORE HERALD. WHOLE NO. 6860. THE KWW NOTMNG NiTlOVAL COUNCIL. Our Philadelphia Corr-g|<?nilence. PHILADELPHIA, Juns 0, 1S3S. ^The Louisiana Catholic Question?An interesting Feature ?Lut of Delegates? Aitar.k nprm Sen aw Wilton ?lit Returns the Fire ? Get' my Very \ farm and Excitiig it i the Grand Wiguxim ? Gem ge Lam Consi ieraUy Ah'ai. By U'egiaph I adviict) you of hs aciou af the Conn ill, as far aa it had transpired, 3r he?n mads declsiv*, leaving the admission of Loui-iana Catholic* still under discussion. If I am cerree'lr nlvtrtsed In the matter, two Old*?, claiming the National ^ounoil for their pa ternity ex'st in that btat?, the one admitting American Catholics *l>o abjure tbe conflaes'onal, and the other re pudiating all connection with tie devotees of that reli gion. Tbe firit ia the mor* nuwrous body, with a Ca tholic for iti State Prvetdnnt and one or two Catholics ia the lift of ill national deb-cates; the latter, with non* but Piotestants in ita mentDerabi? and national dalega tion. The feti'euaent of this queoUoa, although attended Kth torn - d flicolties? the Cincinnati session having re |nized for tbe time bei?>g ouly ? it ia understood the iligibiliiy of American CVhol. e, perhaps simply their fadm'sslon, w 11 eventual ia the more correct unler tanditg by the puM>c at la'ge of the views and pinions entertained by th* Ord*r. W Qen settled, aa it ?must be in a day or two, it will be disco rersd that the ^American w.riare has b en agiiost tbe politics of that hurch, rathtr than ita rengmm dogmas; and that tUo unning crVtinisB of the pnes'.hoBd, rather than ths Ireligioas i?dth of tbe memoaraolp, has erected the prln |cipal harrier to a recognition ot thein ai Integral parts this great American morsaisnt. "To cannot serve |God and mammon" has been written; and the papular mpression now is that allegiance to a foreign potentate who claims secular as well as spiritual power, ia utterly Incompatible with republicanism a? taught by the aires of '76, and praotised since those cays. I fulfil the promise of yeattsrUy, as far as my re searches will enable me to do, by the publication of a more perfect list of the delegates to tho National Conn cil MAINZ. J. 8. Saywocd, J. M. Lincoln, J. L J tevens, Jos. Cot-ell. B. I). Heck, L 0. Cowan, A. S Richmond. \ imjionT. Rylsn.l Flet.her, 8. Wires, E. Herpont, Horace Vinsley, J. S. Banett, J. I>. Hatch, B. M Guilford. MACSAOIICSKTra. Henry J Gardner, Henry Wilson, Edward Buffing ton, John W Foattr, He< ry H. Rugg. Andrew A. Richmond. Augnatus C. Carey. CONNECTICUT. A. G. Bradford, N. D. Sparry, H K Griawold, Aug Pntnam, Oliver Kit worth, Wm.C. Mar pie, David B. Booth. RHODE ISLAND. Elisba Harris, C. H Alvord, Cliaa Smith, Chaa. Morse, C W. Austin, Nathl Greene, E. 3. Nightengale. NHW YORK James W. Barker, Horat.o Seymour, Jr , 1. J l.yons, L. T Parsons, 8. Samsaont, 3. Squiies, 8. V. R Mnlloiy. NKW JKKSKY. C D. I'eshler, ?John H I. yon, Jobn R Weeks, A. 9. Livingston, Joseph A. ScovllJe, E. S. MoCNlan, Chas F. Jobnion. FKNNNYLVANIA. W. F Johnson. 3. Boa man Bell, - C. D Freeman, R Coulter, R. A. Lamberton, D. E. finall, F. A. Van Cleve. DU.AWARK. Edward D. Porter, Sewell C Brlggs, E Joice Smith, ?J. Jefferson Henry, Richard Clement, James P?le, MARYLAND. Pi C H Ohr, Wm. H Purnell, Jas. B. Ricaud, James B. Codet, Dan'el H. McPhail, H. Winchester. John G Mitchell. Fl/ORIDA. T. Y. Henry, Wm. Judge, A. G Lamaerton, W. W McCall, John Railing, Allen G. Jobnaon, Thomas Randall. NORTH CAROLINA. Keonuth Rayn?r, Junes C Littisjohn, 12. C. Davidson, I). C Carter, R W Whartjn, Jobn H. Haugbtou. SOOTH CAROLINA. John Cunningham, JohnS Richardson, Jr. A J Russell. R C Davis, ? Butler. YIBQtNIA. A B. Bo ieltr, N. 0. Arthur, Wm. M. Burwell, P. A. Boiling, George W. Moore. Wen H. K Ellyson, ? Bouldln. INDIANA. G S. Orth, F D Allen, J. R. W Biyant, 3 a. Harvsy, T. 0. Slaughter, W. Citmbaok, 8 Colfax. MISSOURI. A. Gamble. T. A. i arris, H. F Hughes, W. A. Cunningham, W. Price, W. C. Prioe, D. L Hawkins. LOIISIANA. C D. Buoce, C W Hardy. ALABAMA. R .T. 8nok?M, G. W. Stewart, C A Bradford, A F. Hopkins,. W. B Map, N. L. WmtfieWi Edward Wallace. MINNESOTA. Charles Hot*. Theo. IS Paraer. D1STTRIOT OT COLUMBIA. Vospasian Ellis, J. Uoddard. TEXAS. C. A Harper, J L L. MsCall, S. U Dardsn, R. M SevU, Joan Stanps, H. YoaHnm, R. H. Tilden, WISCONSIN. 0. W, Blanehari, R Chandler, D. E. Wood, N. D. Parker, G, W Landen, C. W Oook. MICHIGAN. Moees Wiiner, George A Cos, A. X. Baker, J. Coggeshal, M. A McMaughton, Samuel Wen to a, J. Van Rensalaer. ILLINOIS . n S. Jennings, W. W. Danenhower, D. L Eastman, John A. IHcket, G W Gibson, Wm. H Young, W. S. Phslps. The above list, although perfect as far as It goes, does not, nevertheless, embrace many States and Territories fully reprt sented, &er does it enumerate in full the delegations from some of the States and Territories above given. This defect it shall be my aim to remedr as early as practicable, it being a most difficult task to ?licit information from a body with closed doors and se cret sessions. SKCOND SAT ? AFTERNOON 8KSSION. TILT BBTWKKZf COL. BOLUNQ, Or VIROINIA, AXD SENATOR WILSON, or XA8SICHU8IRS. On the re assembling of the Grand Council, Ool. Bollino, of Va., Mid in substance that he did not want members to play the hide and axle game amy longer. He wanted to know where men stood. He had in Virginia stood up for the oredit of the Northern mem bers of the American party, and had said that they wftuld be true to the constitution; and then the lie had been given to him and his assertions by the election of 8eward, and then by the election of Henry Wilson and bis subsequent conduct. The Cilonel wanted Northern men to ftce the mneic, and let the Southern men under stand ecai ten. The Colonel said if th? North ehould fol low the leadership of Wilson, that the Soath would go la for separation. The Colonel made some very interesting statements to the Council, to show that there was no danger to the country from negroes or from slavery. He Mid that seventy eight years ago there were thrse mil lion! of whites and two millions of blacks. Where will the negroes be seventy-eight years hence, If the increase is in proportion? He said that the strongest pro. slavery nan must be satisfied that the negroea would te lost. There woold be none left. Hinbt WIL805, of Mass., defined his position. He loved the whole human race. He believed, in the sight of Sod, that nlfgers and white peopte were en the same i flat footing, and he wanted it to be eo on earth. He hid no wish to abolish slavery In the States, but he was quite anxious to do it m the District of Columbia, and to keep slavery oat of Kansas and all the Territories. He spoke for an hour on the Maiiachusetta anti-slavery platform, and your reporter was unable to write out his notes to send by this mall; but the issue is made, and it has to be met. There in so shirking out while the South is represented by such men as Col. Boiling, ef Virginia, and Mr. White, of Missouri. Rsyner seems to have lost caste with th? Southern delegates. They sse thU in his anxiety to cnake capital, (with the forlorn hope that he will be the candidate of the Council for the Presidency,) with Nor thern members, he will jeopardise the interests of the Bouth. The consummate vanity of Banner, in suppos ing that be has the remotest chtnoe of being the njmi nee for th? Presidency, ii ri Healed by all hts8out.h?rn colleagues. No whig will get the nomination for the Presidency, and bo man, of any party, who has ever held office. Ibis te a solemn and settled conviction in the mind of every eound and Sam member of the present National Council. KTKNINQ BKBSION. The Council adjourned at 8 P. M., after Wilson's anti ^Blavery harangue of an hour. He holds his ground, and ?ks yet there hay been no manifesto on in the sortr to re. ject hiss end his gang. Perhaps the test of aaembership in the natieaal organization will be applied In the plat | form. Nice question There w.U b? the devil to pay be fore th? Council gets through. Tbo l"?s of Virginia sug gests the r.?'ce??ity of bo.rliug on to the North, and aa tie downright rejection of ^Vilaon & C* may lose the North in a ?liTer?ion to the Be ?ard coalition Ton will see tliat the case required del rate ateeriar to avoid the breakers. 1 think Wileon desires a apitt 11a seemed to be drag' ging liia cost tbroug'a the Convention. thla afarnoon, and asking tjouthern members to tread on the tail of it. I ook out. ? The Louisiana Catholic delegates, though '? natives and to tne minor born," an-' disclaiming anything like civil allegiance to lb? Pope, will, of course, have to ba ejected Some of the Southerners say tbat a bitch o' Northern men have a platform cut and dried, involving tha res toration of th? Miatouri comprint**, and that K?nneth Rayner ia rear.y to go it in behalf of tut South Ken neth is very accommodating. The name of George Law here is a tower of strength. The fact tbat he wa* once an oxtler. and fond of crackers end cheese, takes well; the fact ?ha*. he has been a stone mason prove" that he i9 as soun'1 a< a brick. These are the things, they isy, for the people? a self- mads man, working hia way up from a stable to a palace in the Fifth avenu?, and mo-e money than be knows what to do with, and a generous, whole aouled, practical man at that. Terbaps before the adjournment of this b?dy there may be something done indicating its preferences. If so, I am very much mistaken If George Law dooa not turn up the Brat choice of tbe Council There are men here who think that even if they fail in any other com promise, a jonction of all sections may be made upon Live Oak George. There is Borne disposition among the knowing ones to extend the area of tbe Order by including a limited class of naturalised foreigners, say all arriving in this coun try under ten years of age. Doubtless something will be done to li'ieralize tbe present stringent rules of th? Order, for the good and sufficient reason of'getting more votes A little more rope of this aort would have car ried Virginia perhaps. The great difficulty is, that this Council ia tbe titrangeat admixture of incongruities you ever saw. lacking the essential elements of tact and ex perience to a r*ciarkable degree. All want to be leaders, and very few appear to be qualified for the task. They aie all aware of tbe dangers which surround them, yet few have the courage to strike out boldly for tbe land. The only thing which I hold 10 tie perfectly elear con cerning this convention is, fr"m present appearances, tbat a very decided majority of its members are in favor of George Law for ' he White House. Aa for Gen. Sam Houston, he is nowhere. Even the Texas delegates are looking eife where for their man. We have bad aa ox siting afternoon, inaida and out, to-day, and to-morrow we abail perhaps bave it atill lntter and heavier. I tbink it is not unlikely that the convention will hold cn mora than two or three weaks longer, on account of the high prices of breaiatufTs and provisions . Philadelphia, Jane 7, 1355. Mr. Rayner'i Course in the Convention ? Character of the Debates? Gov. Gardner. Senator (Vihon ani Judge Gamble? Arrival of Delegates?" Live Oak" Stock on the Rise, <fc., d-e. I regret the unenviable and unmerited position whloh one of your "special" despatches Manned to the Hon K. Ray nor, of North Carolina. The most undeserved in jualtce? -unintentionally 1 hope? has been awarded that distinguished gentleman. "Active and busy" 'tis true he has been during the whole progress of the Conven tion; but not for himself, aa those best versed In hi 4 an tecedents and present movements on well attest, but for the general cause in which he has embarked the un bonght energies of a most vigorous intellect and a pari patriotism. Rayner is not a selfish man, and his self sacrificing, lofty, and magnanimous bearing, con pled with abilities ?? tw? highest order, hive erected for him in the hearts of the American fraternity a mom into more enduiing than the mere ephemeral applaise which zeeults frcm place ani position, elevated though it be to the dignity of the Vice President of the United 8tates. If he were so to aspire, the suffrages of the American people, in telliog thousands, would be de clared from every mountain top and valley, and in tones of fullest confidence and affection. The American Catholic question, introduced by Louis iana* elicited a debate of great power and eloquenoe Wilson, ef Massachusetts, Bulling, of Virginia, Pike of Arkansas, and other master spirits, were tie prominent actor*, and 'tis believed, for strength and potency of ar gument, graceful diction, biting sarcasm ani genuine wit and humor, has been seldom surpassed, if ever equalled, in the deliberations of the Order, I regret my inability to farnuh tbe outline even. Gov, Gardner ani his crtleague, Ciry, are emlaeitly nationalists. The Governor is decidedly a man of mark, and will at the right tiVne and in the right place make a prominent figure in the convention. All eyes are here turned towards h''m with the fullest confidence and respect, and his national action in Massachusetts will be abundantly confirmed by his conservative and pat riotic course heie. His colleague, Wilson, who freely enunciates hie ?'Union" sentiments here, I would that I could endorse for the tame frankness and honesty? but the truth interdicts, and I must continue to write him "arch disturber" and "pseudo negro philanthro pist." Other and many men of distinction are here, and among tliem, and not the lee?>t one by any means, is Judge Gamble of Missouri, a pro'ound jurist and a lawyer of very great abilities. But as I have neither the space nor the leisure to specify to any fuller extent, I dismiss the tueme with the general remark, that every State and Territory, in the person o( some one or more delegates, has just cause to be proud of its representa tion. The pressure from outside is hourly beooming more dense, and as every train arrives new asd prominent faces are recognized In the crowd I discern A. Stevens andB. Clark, member of Oongrets from Westchester, N. 7., and hosts of others from every section. The hotels are all crowded and overflowing, and the most generous cheer isbe'Dg dispensed in ail directions George Law is gaining ground in the affection of mem bers from distant States every moment. Men who came here disposed to favor Fillmore see that his chances are hopeless. A new man Is the order of the day. No old party hack, whose political frlenls are known and condemred. The delegates are satisfied that Fillmore, if nominated, would lose New York and Pein Sylvania, and the Amerioan paity cannot afford that. A Northern democrat will he se ected for President, aad a whig from the SouMi for the Vice Presidency. L*w will be the next Preslcent, for the leading Know No things say th?t if Law is notnioated, the democratic party will not make a nomination: and this is pretty ge nerally believed here If Law is nominated for the Presi dency, Kenneth Radnor, of whom I have spoken eo justly, will probably be tlie nominee or the American party fcr the Vice Presidency, although Crittenden, of Kentucky, and Gentry, of Tennessee, are talked about by many members. Taken altogether, this American convocation has been an exceed ugly pleating one. and the entire absence ef all cliqulsm snd the free interchange of sentiment and opii-ion ? marked by the pervading unanimity to na tionalize and fraternize the whole American people upon the basis of the Constitution and the Unian ? must constitute a new era in the drvelopsment, strength aad fraternity of the organization. Til IBP DAT. THK LOUISIANA CATHOLIC* RI T.KD OPT? THE CALIFORXI \ MS PUTS ADJl'HTKO? AIL PRSIJMTNARISS ARHABOFD CTC. The Convention met at ll o'clock A. M to day. After a most animated debate of eeveiai hours duration, eli citing tbe finest forensic display that ever graced or die tiagnished the deliberations of the national Americans in grand eounell assembled, it was decided, by an over whelming majority, to exclude or rather not to intro duce, the American Catholic delegation Into the national rssemblage. The oaee of tbe " Simon Puree" from Louisiana, la thus freed from all embarrassments: and although not so ordered, being laid on the table for future action, that representation will unquestionably be admitted. The California disputants and oon estants have made a grand entree, and the race promises te be an exciting one. There exists what are termed in that State the regulars and the wigwams? both contending for autho rity, both having sent the same set of leiegates, apor tion belonging to each order The Grand Couneil have admitted the delegates, but re ;>gnised only the regulars At 2 P M the Convention adjourned to attend the grand baaq ut at Saaaom* street Hall at 4 V. M. The Correction will probably be formally constituted to-morrow by the election of ita officer*, the deliTary of tbe President's ict^naf e, ke. The Know Roihin; Ranquet. Philadelphia. June 7, 1A65. Tie inni' banquet of the Know No'hlngs came off at Are o'clock thla afternoon. Four hundred and fifty per sons were present. Mayor Conrad presided. The room and table* were molt beaut fully decorated. The first toat.t wan "The Union." It was responded to by Kenn-th Psyner, of North Carotin*, in an old time pa notic glorification star spangled banner speech The second toast, "America ruled by Americans," wasrepp?nded to by J R Pl-audt, of Maryland. The tiitd toa-t, "Religious liberty," was responded to by C. Anlrewt, of New York. To the fourth toast, Mr. Ridgway, of the Richmond Whig, rpfponJeJ briefly, and, apologizing, called on Mr. Prentice, of the loubville Journal, but he was not pre sent. His name was receive'' with loud chetrs. JcnsoK Crank, of Virginia, then spoke at length, chief ly on the Virginia e'.eotion. Alter be had concluded, thi President called on the States, alphabetically, for epeechos. Albert Pike spake for Arkansas; Mr. Stewart, lor Alabama; Connecticut was called upor, but no rsepon.-)* returned. California came next, acd her delegate, Mr. Mathews, commsncod by paying that he desired to bear from Massachusetts first Df laware was ana arered by Mr. Smithers, who also deeired to bear from Massachusetts Florida, Georgia and other States were called upon, and speechei were made by the delegates repro'entidg them. BARNUM'S BABY SHOW. Ttilid Day? Another Huth ? Statistics of the Oliow-Unrnum Hxcltefl? A. Full House Agali.? Who Pinches the Babies? ? THe Prlxe Children 8taown Up?The Mothers? 1 TlatUr Diet ana Kirtcisc- Viae Judges In ? Fog? First Appeaiw.ce of Mrs. Fowler on the Mnseuin Stagt-SItr Ideas About Bal?y dom, Ac. Ac. Yesterday was the thirl <l*y of B?nnm'? Baby Shiw. i rue scorning rpened with a heavy fa.ll of rato, but even this failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the female noi Id. As early ai eight or nine o'clock frauatio female* might haw Wfl seen rn*hing 'ron the ferries tow?rd? Ann street, unmindtnl of the "pelilags of the pitiless ttoim," with their head* full of liarnumaudthsir hands full of petticoats. At half paet one o'clock a notice *n suspended on fxe baiccny for the benefit of the outsiders. Annexed is a cop? ooooooooooooooooooooooooooo o TIIK HOCSK 13 FULL. NO MOKK TI0KXI8 WILL I1K O ? SOLD TO DAY. O 0 0 I OCOOOOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Stiil the rush continued, and the policemen were obliged to malt a chain, by joining hands, to prevent th> crowd from onteriog. Du Solle and Greoawood passed the ladies out gallantly, but the egress was not equal to tbe influx. Barnuua got excited and mads reveral speeches to the crowd, ndviaing the people to corns to morrow. 1 loMde thing* were about the same as before. The children, perhaps, looked a little more wilted than the t iay before, and they were bored, pulled, and pinched to df ath by their irreverent and unmannerly visiters. All sorts of question* were put to the mothers, ana gone of them left the field In disgust. But they de served their fate. In the npper (rallsry a fluent gentleman with rei hair was showing np the prize babies. "This," said be, ' i* the prize boy. (Sensation) He is an American boy, ha Is. (This important fact was received in * len:a.) lis is one ?>f Barn's boys. (Faiut applause ) His mothor brought t.t~ -,y~ -v. Icvr? Unn in the eare of a domsstio. :-be wanted to prove that children could bo broujht up in the city as well as in the coantry ?and she's dine it. (The aallsncs sesmid to tbrnk he had " done it ") Now, ladies, and geitlemen, there was a number of people hsrs yeeterdsy who resolved to give a present to the prettiest girl here Councilman Wili? a modest man (oh ! oh !) ?madi' the presentation; and here sho is (shoving up a little fat faccd girl, with a profusion of yellow ringlets. Here's the babies tbat too< the second and third prizes, (holding up two specimens .) they are from Ling Islani, and what do jou think of 'em ? If you want to see the Al-bi no, or the giant woman, or the bearded laly, they're all up stairs " rhus ended the eloquent, pathetic and patriotic exor dium of the gentleman with the red hair. Much sympathy w*s expressed by many senslbls pei jle for the babies; they were often subjected to petty annoyances, very distressing and no-, very desent. Some of our country friends have not read chesterfield yet. We give a lit of the premiums awarded, thus far. It 1 ceems to be the opinion of various unprejudiced persons male and female, that the first premium was not award ed to the finest child in the exhibition. From a cursory inspection, we are inclined to the belief that there were several children much finer It seems absurd to allow a boy of five year* to ccmpete with babies of one year. The second premium was decided bv lot between two cimpetltors. Thb mother of the ?50 prize animal had five children before; she is thirty years old, while her husband is sixty. Shs lived on ordinary diet for the year previous to his birth took moderate exercise out and indoors on level land; its birth was regular, and It has been washed moderately in cold water. The finest baby under five years of age, $100 ? To C. 0. Scott. New York city, years. The fin^it baby UDderone yew, $60? To P. A. Blaka, Long Island, 11 moatbs. Second finest under on* year, $16? To Henry Clay Bol ster Shannon, 10 months. Third finest nnter one year, $10? To No. 50. No name given. PBBU1UMB AWARDED TO CHILDREN UNDER THREE TEARS OP AGE. First Prewlum? $60? To child No 4, W. Totten Leach, of Jamaica, L I., a beautiial bey, born 16th of June, 1 Second Premium? $1S? Child No. 18, Miss Tway, three '"bird Premium*? $10- Child No. 90, Charles Wilmot shannon. . Di cietionary Premium? Edward Golden, Thirty-se venth street, 17 months old. Discretionary Premium? Ida Bailer, No. 315 Grand ^Discretionary Premium?' Willie Davis BlackaU, No. 52 Moulton street _ ? , Piscreticoary Premium? No 22, Horace Norman Skin ner New York city. Discretionary Premium? No 44, Charlotte Amanda Duffy. New Ycrl cuy. Discretionary Premium ? No 67, Maiter Mortimer, ^Discretionary Premium? No. 73, John H H. Hopkins, West Twenty fourth street. Discretionary Premium? No. 81, S. Brown, Hunting Discretion* ry Premium? No. 02 (boy), Rlibard*on G?fseret'onsTy Premium ? No. 9 (boy), Frsnklln Pierce DUcretionary Premium? No 15, liaster Pilion, No. 10 Grand street _ Dlscretiotary Premium? No. 6 Master Forman. Discretionary Premium- No 45. John J. Kelly. Discretionary Premium ? *o 7H. Master Go'.dln. l'RBMIOM TO CHILDREN FKOM THKBK TO FIVE T*1*9' First Premium? $60 -To child No 48, John Haley ChaternOB, i<ourye?rs old last January,) No. 38 Mac. don sal street ? Second Premium? $16? Child No 41, Miss Ella Hamil Icn Cooper, N?w Hsven. Conn. Th'rd Premium? $ i W? Child No. 87, Mi** Augusta Bond, No 79 Suffolk treet Diecetlonary I'rem 'is* ? N# 62, Ida Birdsall. Hobokeo. I Ucretlonary Premium? No. 63, I*vi Diibrow, New D;seretonary Premium ? No 75, Henrietta Melvina Btatt NewYorscltj. , , Discretionary Premium? No. 60, Master Goodwin, Discretionary Premium ? No. 85, Master Crosby, Jersey lrferreiionary Premium ? <Io. 12, Albsrt Richardson, S Inscretiocs/y Premium? No. 81, Miss Annie Mary Day, Discieti- nary Premium ? No 14 Miss Porter, New V D'k*cnVon ry Premi im No 97, Bridget W Davenport, ^*R?i4des ?'shove. nuoier ms diplomas were awarded to i sb'es holdins vsrioim numbers. Tbe diploma* can ? obtained at tbe Museum any time after the 16th ?rb? ?tetietie* rf the three days are as follows:? _ ___

loesdav ? wlole number admitted by tickets IV, *87 Wecneiidsy, do... 17,940 Thursday, do 12,8(17 Total ! .42 674 Forty- two thousand six hundrsd aad seventy four ticket* at two shilling* eacb amount te $10,668 50. Tbe ssDOaat ? lvea away la premiums is about $1,"Qn. It is aaaonnoed that the show will rem*! a open dating the whole of thin week. If such i* the mm, ?ohm of tbe babies, will be pinched to dea'h be* ore ther trial In over. MHS. FOWLEll ON BAB IKS. At about three o':lock the then're in the Museum wa9 crowded to exeeai ? one (hilling ex'ra for seats. There tu an overture by the orcheatra? the curtain rose? all eyee ware turned to the I. P. entrance? the great liaru'im himself appeared; aud, coming down to tbe fortnight*, aaid : ? I.-Ai'iv am) *;^tucmbh? Notwi .hntaa lim; anything that may b? said U? the mntrary, the proprietor of U'l* astaM'elimeo' is a m?de-t mac. (Laughter and ap |?Unne.) Cuf be is wellaw?r* that It U hie intor&at it give tb? public the wor?b of its money, and aa you hare been vi r j l iteral to-4ay, he n??ires to show you that there ts something aboil' tli? Murium which i<> not a hoax. Ha baa the pl*asur? to introduce to your notiee Mr*. L. N. Fowler, who will address yaa. j Bmttr, Mrs Fowler. [Distant shout* by a few small bo j a. ] Mrs. Fowum, who thu* ma.'e her debut oo thii stage, been w?ll receive! at various Reform Convention!. Kw in youthful, and rather pretty? a blonde, and under the medium height Witi a soft voice, '? an excellent thing in wornm," sbe turned toward the reporters. [L. tl and entrance] and honoring them with a sweet smile, ?ha eommeaoed u scvara attack upon aome auoaymuu* parson, who, she said ha?t threatened to cut her up in one of the daily papers? th? Tiibunr it ia aaid, she re fenreil to After she bad finished with the reporter*, she turned to ber M4 , and occupied about an hour ia deli Taring an adcresa upon "Our Children, their character, when, where, and bow formed !? The good Influence* we ?ay expeat from this National Baoy Sl?o w ! Objections answered !" tne desirei, first, that the audience, men ao-i women, would auppoie themselves on a level ? tt row away all distinction*. and meet on an even plat <rm. Mrs. howler was ra her transcendental, and ran towards attempts at fine writing. Thus : Let iy< examine bath alluvial ani diluvial deposits of thought; let as subsoil the regions of fancy; let us ox plore some of the different veiu?, analyze the varied moral strata, that perchance we may pcrolve a clue to a golden mine of thought, and though It be not a dis covery ot a new truth? (or we believe that all truths are coeval and co existent with the Creator? yet our per ception* ot it may <>o quickened, and we mty to do:oin pot* the m>ntal rays cf light by an intellectual prism, into their elrmen ar.r colore, that we ehall find that ia steaa of a single influence being necessary to p'oduce eliaracter, it i* complex in ita nature. Again, oar subject crjHt-j.li7.es and the distinct atalactitas are: Where is character formed/ When does It commence, t and whan inlluences produce itl* These, again, as ia chemical compounds, form new combinations, or, as we look with ane> focal lens, we see thru? dist.n t Insti tutions, where the lmmedltte and remote tendencies are to develop* c.h? raster, vix: l'he family, the school, the street We see a lit -le bud; the germ of beauty, fra granco and love inei s is folded 'noath its petals A child mty plnck It ruthlessly from the siem, tread it under his toot and merge its separate existence by a process 0( metamorphosis or flcral metempsychosis into the mate rial woild A cold blast may nip ill tiny branches and break oil its relations to the parent stem. It may not receive its quantjm of nourishment, air and moisture; and thus its existence is early cut short. fhase vieis eitudaa may Oicur at any time; a;ill, tliegarieaer unrers'.nnds all the peculiarities of the incipient Doner, and nurtures tt tenderly. When the nights ate cool am the east winds bl>w, he provides for its necessities, an 1 feels amply oompimatel if he f-eesthe expanding petals beautify and d -light, the be holder How w- love tbe little Bower, with tho finger print of Divinity upon it! A little angel of beauty, it whispers to us of immortality, of a region of love and joy, unsullied by earth's cares, where perennial fijwers bloom forever! It develops* the ideal within us, and elevates our souls 'rom the grjg* things. A little child! Ihe miniature man or woman! iV'n.it a collection of bones, muscles, veins artnries and brain! a crea'ion never to be lost! An immortal soul, that with revolv ing orbs in space, will never dim in brilliancy and power, c>>-txistent with the universe and its Creator! At first it is a mere bu<* ? an instinctive animal, with seemingly no specific character to the eye of the dUinterssted be holder. *' As much like any other child as two p?;a in a pod," say tome, though I suppose every mother in the land wonld disclaim that asrertion and pronounce it a slander. Within its 'iny, delicate membra ees are the element* of tbe angel and the demon, each of which may be developed according to the influences wbich sur round it Like the patter's claj, like the unclilsseled marble, like the acoi n destined to be the lordly oak in the forest, so were the minds of Nero anl Melanothon. a bit oily Mary and a Josephine, when they were fondled on their mother's lap. According to yVeia'.er, and to the te?tlmony or wvoij iuo?u*r>s heart, each little chili he* its own peculiarities, or the pec uu?? nnaUtle* im prest ed bv nature. Every sheep r?cognlse4%he " meat" of ita o on lamh, and every mother's heart inat' actively knows the yearning cadences of its own loving ones. ? a a # a a a Tbe first Institution where character is forme! la the family. Wbo in the family has the training of the plat tie minds and tbe tender bodies of the little ones? Wh'le the father, especially in our cities, ia out of doors en esped in active busLnes*, the mother, with a deathless love, the queen bee of the household, through ignorance of nature's laws may be developing fashionably crooked spine*, and a physical organization which will ever rest as a curee on tbe poor victim* Hogarth'* line of beau ty may be the curve, but when thia curve is formed or produced artificially in any part of the body, especially m the epical column, its* not productive of muci hap pinese. tbe mother has a fearful responsibility, for her lLfluence ia a savor of life unto life or death unto death. As the particles o! sand are conglomerated by the driv ing wind into a mound, *o doe* the mother by her hand mould the minda and character* of her ohildren. The gardener mointena hia plant when the dews of heaven ' are insufficient ? so does the faithful mo her, by her taar* sod her prayers, minuter to the growth cf her child. [Mr*. Fowler then mentioned Moae* and Cain* Marcus ( Coriolanus) to (how tha influence mother* haa over their aon*. It may be well enough to say taart the le gend of Coriolanus is not history.? Rqp.] ******* But this baby -now, says the practical man and wo man of the oioeteenth century, what raftrenca hare the S receding remark* to it? what good suggestion can be 1 awn from it? Is it really a cattle show ? Is Barnum a benefactor to the race in thus bringing these beauti ful specimens together, or the converse? The query, "Cvi bono .'"?What it the ate?? i* always asked with regard to almost everything, except by a lady when she flounce* her c re? sec, or a gentleman when he drlnts cbanpagce, and with some significance. * ? ? In humanitarian leforms I would plead for the chil dren's sake I have but little hope that the pri-sent generation will achieve much more than to agitate the various reforms, for the leopard cannot change his spots If we can train a race from tlie children, lovers of freedom, temper and holiness, as West Point sea ls forth her trained men with the mental and physical discipl ce requisite '.o occupy any station In life, from the teacher or our youth to tne Presidential chair, the car will be moved along perceptibly ; but parents mast first have tbeir attention directed to the subject, and the fact of the agiWHon of the question c.s to the pro priety or non-propriety of bringing oat these '-crying evils," as an old bachelor called them, will ar rest the tbongbt of many a light and giddy one who otherwise might ray with an unotioa, "Let children come up anil they will get along." From this subject the first deduction is, that parents are responsible <or tbe moral, physical and mental con ditions of their chileren Second, that tne laws of deve lopeiL.nl and hereditary descent are fixed, and that per fection in children is tbe result, in proportion a* parents are qualified and comply with the laws or growth: that physical and mental stamina depends on ths right ob servance ot tbe laws of ciatetics, of respiration, nutri tion, exercise ;Fthat as everybody says that the mother is the prime mover in exerting influence in tbe early years of childhood, therefore woman's education should be more thorough and scientific, that it should embrace at least a com ct knowledge of the law* ot life. Bat, says tke obje. tor, every mother will feed her habv on all torts of things *o make ltfat, and thus we shall hive an overgrown, elugglub r*oe, a* if rat bablps were tbe desideratum To tms objection, which has bsen rai-ed by?aany ingooo latth, 1 would answer, that il thomo thi r were r.gbtly ver-ed in distetics, she would un-iw ibav. at undue depestt o' fat is caused by a check in the perspiration, by whioh tbe temperature of tbe body is imater, and coo?*qneotly then- is not the ordinary com bustion ot fat requisite a, different periods. She will know that fat is more a disease than a mark of perfec tion, and that the more uniformly all the varied powsrs of the body aud mind are developed without any excess, co wi 1 there t>e beauty and carmony in the operations if nature "But it seems so much like a cattle show; and we wen Id net take oar darling, pretty little broods from their home nests to exhibit tnem!" Compare a sweet little baby to a little dov?, a little lamb, even a little frul cing kit ten, or to any pre-.tj tiny, graceful thing: but unless we speak scientifically, don't I pray yon, as sociate a pre mus child w<ih an; thing groin and ooarse. I have been much interested in comparative anatomy: have examined quantities of eves, lungs, hearts and brains of calves and the lower animals, and flnt a staling ree?mhlaiice between the anatamy of these or guns anil their corresponding ones in tba humm; so that 1 ?m fer'ectlv wilting in this sense of the term to assert that this is an anstomical cattle show- but we have just *s much reason to ?av that the five hunlrn 1 srbool children who vNitert the Crystal Pa'ace a few esyseince wsa a --utile enow, as the hundred beautiful ha Me? b?re exhibited " But tbe wc rid will laugh, aed will censure- those who cotrmlt themselves to sash an undertaking " Anton? the Athenians there was a custom whish ttny called oa'raclsm, row ostroken a sbeil, on which votes were written. ? ? ? ? ? We may apply this to otir own times. There are nome persou* who aiwavs s'stmlato what is ugly ami evil from the same moral circumstance* which supply foal and teantiful rest Its ? tbe fra<ranoe of oeleetial flow -rs, to the iailj life ot others 8o I would aay, " Honi mit qui ma I y " If there are tbose who can <*raw evil siigsei-tti<rs f'om thU exM Ition, it will be b?tnu<e It is in tititton with toeir own natures, fwn traveller- mty journey together the one wtll ooly see rank weeds In the pathway while tie ether will find ton teams, flo'eta ? rd lmppiates because the fount or reservoir is la h ni sei' for no spring ?a? r te higner than its souro* ? ? Way Rod grant ths ' no noothar present may know that sorrow caused bv giving her living jewels in their early tr uth a tacrlflee to the fnsatia'e death angel Mty you all do some' n't?g to improve and devalope tta rase. Be snr that the nanee Is good, and with Rxaals or f>>r your e otto, pr*'s or?ard aa* -ton't lo o'i baoir, but re -lumbar tre 'a'e e' the wfa of ftroheus who vs aluhei from hi presence hecaue ha stopped to look hack. ! ADDITIONAL FROM EUROPE. ! ARRIVAL OF THE AFRICA'S MVILS. OUR ENGLISH AND SPANISH CORRESPONDENCE. THE WAR QUESTION. Important Debate in the BritUh Parliament Tlic Polmerstcn Ministry Sustained by a Larg^Majorily. APE THE VIENNA CONFERENCES RENEWED ? Total Lots of the Ship George L. Sampaon, from Sew York, &??) &0<i to. The CunarJ mail steamship Africa reached Boston at 4 o'clock yestrrda y moralBf, and her maUa arrived here about ft o'clock yesterday afternoon. Cspt. Little commands the Africa on her preeent trip, Capt. Harrison remaining at home in consequence of tbe death of two of his children and the sickness of hi* wife. Melbourne (Australia) dates of March 8 furninn us with some of the details of the wreck of the Peruvian ship Grimenza, Penny, master, before mentioned in the NkW York Hsrald. The captain and fire of his crew had reecbed Melbourne in the bark Rio Grands, the Grimenr.a was wrecked on her passage to Csllao, with 640 Chinese emigrant passenger* on board, nearly ail of ?* hom were drowned. The few survivors? mostly officers and crew ? under srent terrible aalTerlnge in the boats before they were picked up. There is ,iome doubt in regard to the renewal of the conference at Vienna, according to the following inter pellation in the House of Commons on the 25th ult. Mr. Eouil'CX sai l ? I wish to ssk the First Lord of the Treasury a question. There is a report current out of doors tbat tie con erencs at Vienna have been renewed; 1 with to know wbvthvr government has received any information to that eifectV i.ord 1'^i.mkbston ? No conference ha* been held since the last recorded in tbe papers, and before any fresh conferences can be held ber Mojesty's minister at Vienna must receive authority from here to attend tbrm. (laughter ) Mi. M. Gibson? Top noble lord's answer to the honor able member for Sheffield Jwas not understood here (Laughter.) The noble lord stated a few days slnoe that the conferences were not finally clo ed.only suspenled, at d that Lord Westmoreland retained full powers (Hesr, bear.) I wish to know therefore from the noble lord whether those powers have been withdrawn, and If to. wbenf Loid PjUMwrkton? The powers bare not been with drawn Ltrd Westmoreland still possesses then, but it is one thing 1o possess powers and another to exercise tbem in eircunetancei not considered favorable by the government at home. (I?ud laughter ) Tbe Paris Conslitutionnrl, of the 24th ult., gives the following as the last (not the present ) proposition of Auttrla respecting tbe third point:? 1. The hlph contracting Powers Aonvicned of the impu tation, for the tnaint<nanse of the reneral balance of power, of sarins the Sullinie I'urta united i? the advantage of the union established by the law of nations betwro'n the dinar en> European States. declare that they oonaider it for the future as forming an integral part of tho union Tnay an gle*. each of them, toresroet that indapendenco and terri torial integrity of the Ottoman Empire, and they alio guarantee the strict execution of any engagements entered into 2. 1 he regulations for the closing of the Straits of the Bospbrrus and the Dnrdincltfs, as set forth in tha treaty ofthe 13th of July, shall remain in force, with the excep tions hereafter mentioned 3. Each of the eontrsMing parties whloh have no es tab i Intent in the black Sea shall bo authorised by a fir man tt the tuitou to fiirates Share t In the ovont or the Sultan being threatened by any ag cresslor, be reserves te himself the ri:ht of opening the straits to all tb<> naval forces of hts allies. ft In the ?vent of the naval forces or Russia la tha ttlsoV Sea veirg increased hat end what they were ia 1H53. tha Sul tan shall authorize such of tbe contracting parti is aa have not establishments in the Uluck Sea to arm in that sea a number of vessels equal to tha half of the augmentation of th Russian naval force*. Hitherto (says the Constitutionnel ) the views of Prus sia coinc deo with those of the cabinet of Vienna: but the q nest Ion of the ranis belli, remai* ed on whioh the cabinet of Merlin did not for the moment lite to enter into liny positive engagements. Au-tria romoved this difficulty by making, in a private note a formal engage. ncert to declare war on Russia if the latter, in increas irg her naval forces in the Illack Sea, shoald exceed the statu s quo of MM. M. Prouyn <le l'H'iys before leaving Vienna changed tbe wording of the casus belli in this sense, that Austria (should bind herself to make war on Fu' mh, even if the latter should re-eatahlish her fleet on the strength it possessed in 1853. Austria consented to this w or. log, which implied the douule limitation of the naval forces of Rtisiia, both as regards the legal principle and the nnmber. A Copenhagen correspondent of the Londoa JYews, writing on May 20th, says: ? The Amcricsn bark Jupiter, Watson, from New Or leans to Cron&tadt, which arrived here some time ago, but wai prevented from proceeding to her port ef destl r at ii d, at brst by the ice and tben by the appearance of tbe flying squadron, sailed yesterday for Memel She bas nominally a cargo ef cotton aboard, but there is good reafcn to Mitre that beneath the cotton is stoived aw.ty a large quantity of ammunition and arms, amongst whvh are taid to he v<> less than 12,000 revolvers. These will all be landed quietly at the ' neutral port of Memel," and forwarded by land to St. Petertfburg. The i/ondon Chrcnicle of May 24 says: ? Tbe Briti=h Foreign Legion if at length deitlned to be crme a reality. Recraiting on un exteisive and iuj ceuKful scale has bent cont'd on in Canada and in the Vnited States whilst in Europe considerable activity haa been disp'ayed by the authorities to whom the forma tion ef the legion bas been entrusted. At the late meeting of the members of the Royal Literary Fund of Entland, held in London, "Tbe Litera ture and Science of the United States" was proposed, and tbe toast acknowledged by Mr Buchanan, the Ame rican Minister. Mr. Buchanan dilated on tbe prospeet ef Fnglisb literature, with which that of his own coun try was identical, having, in the cou se of a century, oae hundred millions of readers between the Atlantic end tbe Pacific Oceans, and asserted that it would be the endeavor of the literary men of America to surpass those of the old country. The King of Prussia has sent an autograph letter to M. Motfernlcb to felicitate him on tbe occasion of the 820 anniversary of his birth. Our I<ondori Correspondence. Loudon, Friday, May 25, 1865, The three Great Brents of the Week? The Turn Derbys ? Jhe Kertch Expedition ? Disraeli's Motion? Debate in the C< mmons? Palmerston Holds a Private Meeting ? Renewal of the Vienna Conferences. Three great event* have come olT since I last wrote. He Derby at Fpsom, the Derby in the Houee of Com mote, and the dtl/ut of Madame Grlxi at Covent Garden opera hour*. To a philosopher or to a wag then# three events might offer rioli subjects for meditation or con clusion. At the Derby at Konom the popular voice naiil 1F1M Deyrell would win? and the favorite ( Id win. Vox jx.jivU, vox Dei Statesmen might tike a lemon. The pcpultr voice ha * all atom pointed out the right nag In the Eastern question, and yet the government backed alwsys another bone. Quam parva sapientia regitur mundui ! was the wiliest saving a statesman ever uttered. The last blunder is the Kertch expeJltion. Forty -eight vessel* of war, with 12,000 men, nail to occupy Kertch Straits; they get there, but before tbey can land a steam?r cornea up f'cra Katrieech bay to say " the expedition be* been eounts-mauded." Sir Edmund Lyons swears, Adm'ral Bruat turns the orders In every direction, hat h ohiiptd to confess they are peremptory, and he must Ot*y. Lj one cannot manage the affair alone, so the whole expedition returned as it oam>, illustrating the eld adage; ? " The King of Fiance went up the hill with twenty tboneaod men, and then? came down again." There ?*, however, something going to be done at last I believe; the whole of the French camp at Maalakhaa moved, and with ibe Sardinia contingent atd Pellmiee at. the bead of the French, great thing* are ex pec tel. That t ome importance vu attached to Dieraelli's mo ilea or ay be gathered from the fact that bafore the da ba*e, Palmer* ton held a sort of Cabinet Council a' his own bouse. ' The Times gives the following acciunt of it ? # meetias wa* held yesterday a'ternoon at the official rerixence et the fir?t Lord of the Treaeury, in Dowa at itr 't. wlitch wae numeronely attended by all Motion < ?r tir Heral p?sty in tbe House of Common*. Being a pri vate meetly*, iep< rtere were exelnded, and we are therefore in ah'* to glvea detailed aeevDM #f the epeeehes delivered m ?t.e eeeaelea I,or? I'almersten, in a speefl of ,nl"; le'itb, vtnrtioetnd the poiiey of hi* *o?ernmeet, aeswtsd | *>'f nr annuity #f hi* eelleairaea, and ateutly m?i?t aei ?? ? |r remlo'lpn to prosecute the w?r with vi*?r ontU '?r.ns ' ?h?. ' ' h omlned calculated te taeur* a sate and h?aor* Mr pMC*. Tbe pr-dee natur? of thou t?rni hU Lordship elaime<i lor the jovt rnruen' the rixlit o determiaiag aceor ?? .n, tt> otrotini>tanees; but tl.oae oi bia mllnM wh? cj|*c'ed to h'ar any definite atatcnient on lU< mi. mention question went away vary lutla wtear than th'jr ctma. The meeting wa? aftarwardo U drotsed by Meurs Lowe Layard, Bright Cobdea. !.o*t Kobrrt Groercaor, Sir Jttn Graham. Mr. l.aioi, an* ether *ei>tl?m<ii. who generally concurred in oeasuriag Mr Dh raeli's rewlution though oooe:.leraU? differeiiee of opiatoa *ui exn'eaaed aa to th? amondmeat of Sir T Bating. The tona of the meeting, tboueh bv ?o meaaf harmnaiout, wae, perhaps, aa favorable to the government as could be expeet ?d under oiroumatances to little caluuiated to Inspire coal dtnoe. The following is the latent foreign Intelligence rootirM' Via-.nA, May 25 18W. (A conference will le hiU t? morrow, without the RaMtan Plenipotentiaries; and another oa Monday, at Which plenipotentiaries will probably ba present. Miss Nightingale In wlously ill. Our Ply month (Kng ) Correapondenee. PLYMOvia, May 24, 1M6. Lots of the Ship Qtnrge L. Sampson by Fire. Last night a fishing sloop landed here Captain C?bh. tbe chief officer, second mat*, stewardess and eight of the crew of the ship George L. Sampson, 1,006 toae, 4a stroyed by Ore at sea, on the 3d of May, In latitude 13 deg N., and longitude 36 deg. W Below we give lh* account of the calamity, froro"thepen of her commaa4er , who appears to have acted wiih great coolness and de cision under the critical circumstances in which he wan placed. The cause of the fire will, ot course, never ha known. The ship first loaded at New York for San Franeiaoo in Desembar last, and started in January, when ah# struck on the bar. She then returned and diaohargod ber cargo, which has been eitimated at $300,000, among which was a quantity of oilcloths. Had she gona aa without striking, in January, ahs would, in all probabi lity, have reached ber destination in safety, bnt aa har cargo lay some time in store and was than re-shlppod, and of course restowed, it i.i conjecture d that the fra quent removals may have tended to spontaneous coaa buct'on ecpf cially with sucb goods at oil oloths. The Northern Kagle, which first tcok tbe whole of the craw, was bound to Australia, and retained a fair proportion, ten, when the passed tbe others on board the Dutch van. eel; and six appearx, a fair quota, to have been received by tbe ahip Revere for Liverpool. Capt. CobVa angor aetms vo be justly raised against tbe conduct of tho matter of ihe Prince Regent, when he refused to receive even a Niggle clstresafd seaman, excepting as apaiaengar. In very happy coutra-t to such conduet aa this, ia that of Ci.pt. Uagelholf, who ev noed from first to laat Use true characteristics of a noble seaman When lan-ed at Plymouth, the oaptain and hia crew were effectually aided by Mr Kohert Whi'e Stevens, tho agent for the Shipwrecked Mariners' taooietf there, hi piocur.ng free pat sea over the railway to Liverpool. CAPTAIN COBB'fl 8TATHM1NT. Bhip George I. Sampson. J. Adams Cobb master, loft New York April 1, (or Kan Francisco Kvery thing went on as usual, until 1:46 on tha morning of the 3d of May, w> were trouici toy the cijr ul "Flu " O* naehlag the deck, founrt smtWe Issuing from the main hatch. Im mediately ordered tbe bose stretched along, and got tho engine at woik, at tbe seme time hauled up tha caavaa% and put tbe sbip before tbe wind to atop tho draft Took off fore and after hatches to find in what part of the ahi? the fire was. Found no stroke come from them, and re placed the hatches at onoo. Set the carpenter to work stopping ail tbe ventilators. T>ok off tbe main hatehaa, and pla>ed the hose down. Notwithatanding all oar ex ertions found the fire gaining Put on tbe mala hatsheo and secured them, and rut holes in tbe deck to flood tho lower deck if possible, but on a.irewlng tha ven tilators a?t. foutd plentT of smoke, and ae there was no stnobe from the after hatch, was forced to tho conclusion that fire had originated in the lower hoM. and that there was no chance of saving tha ahip, ana therefore took Instant measures for leaving. However, in fast Hid tha firo gain, tbat in one hour from the flrot alarm the lire was bursting through the deck fOre ui aft. When in tbe act of hoisting out the long boat, she took fire, and we were driven out on tha jib boom. In one hour and ten minutes we found onraalvoo (twenty eight in number) in two rmail boats, without * crop of water, and only provisions enough for one far. Providentially, at day light, wa saw a ship running for ua, and aoon found ourselves on board the ahlp Northern Kagle, of Boston. Tbe same day foil in with tbe bark Oosterieo, of Am* (.tfrdam, Captain Hagelhoff who received eighteen on board. Co the 7th fell In with tbe ship Revere, of Boa ton, who to jk ?lx men on board On the 18th fell In with tbe ship Pr'nca Kegeot, ol and from Boil for QuaHeo who, after being informed of tbe caae, and that the Ooa tergco (out now 100 daye) was abort of wa'er, positively refvied to tereir* any one on board ( xeept as pautm girt While 'eolirg tho 'eep obligations wa all war* un der to Captain Hsgelhcff and hla officera, for their undo v atlng kindness we recei?e4 while m hoard the Oottor goo, I cannot rtfrtln from exp easing tba deep Veetakqr and ccntempt I feel for a man so devoid of all failing at humanity aa tha captain of the Prince Regent. J. APaMS COBB. Oar Madrid Correspondence. Madrid, May 18, 1866. Financial Propositions of the Minister? Hit Probable Re tirement from Office ? Government Suspicions qf General Officer s? Satisfactory State of the Army -.Result qf tfW Oonicription? Reinforcements for Cuba ? Relations wOk Portugal ? 7'he Spanish Minuter to Mexico ? No Ap pointment to Washington ? Negotiations at Rome Health of Madrid. The state of the public finances, the principal event of the day, is atill equivocal, if not par-lyied. la order to cover the deficit in the revenue of the present year of 1866, the Minister of Finance has presented to th* Par liamentary Commission of Eatimatea tluee proposi tions:? 1. To impose a tax upon oil, bread, meat, and other articles of the Brat neceaaity. 2 To aell the scrip of the new emission for what it will fetch in tlie market. * 8. To make up a forced loan of tlO, 000,000, granting an inteiest of 8 per cent , to be paid off with the pro ceeds of the sab of the church property released frees moitmain. The conunlasion refused the first, as being equivalent to the restoration of the auppreaaed gate and provision taxes; the second, because it womld put into the market a (rent quantity of p?p*r, and wenM necessarily diminish the value of government stocks is regards the third, it la much doubted whether the Oasa mlasien will acced! to It, for it is argued that ptsttta g thia loan npon those periona only who pay a tax *t IU or $60 and upwards, is encouraging socialist prinoiptsa and contrary to the principle of equality in taxa tion. The mediations of the Commission, and their opposition to tbe-e measures, will probably reanlt in the retirement of this Ministsr, and as the charge ia becoming very burdensome to him in truth he will be glad if it should be naceeaai? for him to leave a post which In reality he cannot fill, an* espec'al'y if he should leave it aa favoring the poorer elapses, which wou.d pe:mit him to regain a little of the popalailty which be has lost 411 these queationa wiM be decided on in the coning week. Borne increment ia noted in th* removal from different points, by or tier of the government, of various gen erals wbo dwell in different parts of Spain, and of whwn the government appears to be suipic oua. For inatanee. Generals Oalonge and San Komun, wbo weie ia the ess ploy of former administrations, atd who have arrived nt Madrd eitbin there few Cajs p?s:, and have redeivtd or cers to change their domic. 1. ano ia conseqaeoee have ai-ked for pel mission to have the kingdom. Other offi cers not so much known have received the same order, sno all this ct.ns.hts in 'Jut the " Moderado " and Oar list plots are still in secret operation. The government, wh eh totlosrs their movements, every new and then breaks up some of their machinations Tho i- tale of the army is very aatisfactory. Fifteen dsjs attir th- vtiifjlrg of the conscript ton, eighteen thousand recruila wet* already In their various regi ments reciiv'rg iuitrucilon On the other hand, too volui tary en'iatment baa succeeded well, and both c'tr cums'ances combined have allowed tHb government t? eipedite the aen<'Ing of reinforcement* to Cuba. Heme tlx honored men have left Oaiieia, and in sll the month of May from the porta of Cata'onia and Andalusia two thousand men wiU go for ward; and later, by the m ddle of June, seven or el< it tboupsnc will be in th* Havana. The pnalle order not been disturbed, although from th* irregularity ? ?< n wbich things are going on, on account of the slur p-o gre.'s of the Cortes, It would not he surprising If it v?rs; but the taxes are regularly paid and all gee on well. 1 he evil of the actual situation of Spam does sot *n*a ftem a want of health 1* th* body politic, but from tho fear of losing It. It is mors a dissaae of the imagination than of real ty. The system of smuggling continueo triumphant, and nothing 1* said; and it naa arrived to Puch a p'tch that on the frontiers of Portugal may merchant* of Lisbon have establ'shed hiuses, ana do not pay one farthing, confides' that nethlng will ho tone. Sooner cr later thia will lead to aerione rsclnssn tlona between SpaTn and Portugal. You will have he.rd of the refssal of Me* loo te admit the new Spanish M nister, Dn Juan Antolne y Zngas. lb* Minister of M xico here, Senor > ivl, by order of hla JovernmJnl' hss wish* to explain th. afralr, but a. I understand,' these ?Pl?a???? not kindly regardsdby the 8pantshgi?*iumsnt. ^ Tbn 8uccM"orof Mr? Ciitto hiu not kr bwn nunBu* Nothing more has transpired In this matter. The negotiations with Rom* are neither going on we* mr 111. In Madrid the Pope's legate, and In Rome tho Spanish Minister, If at the distance they actually am from one another, cou'd only exchange a glance, the? would certainly langh at the and rdU whlon one plaro her* and tb* other there But in the* mean tine the Spanish Minister reeeives his pay, and It Uepotm guodagna la sua copimistima tlemosimm. Bene cases of easier* st?H oeenr In Madrid. Rons ^ davs since there were ' w-nty nine cases Rut what t thia In'a population of near three hundred thensa* f Certainly what they call Asiatic ctpls ft U Y?'.T cli?'> ft