Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 12, 1856, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 12, 1856 Page 3
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with ten n' ibi r u>A.-;n# erii '.erj am, az ler tbe oa tuned ot a srgesr.' of b >u.?c.'; il*-'. f-am -.lieRoj*.' \ .-i.il lery, ?di! a low esi'.ora, w 10 p*vr ? it "lie or-llna'y o?->lu lions t" eru-ioi the ? f*l off -lie -ijte: ? f a', tack. Prcp?ily H( ak'i g. the ilivt I ?ui ?hip? ot he Jnortar beats ar a 'be ? * lIo.'M en'-nj V ?fth, wfliuh, thugi ca.ei urort.c trg??*?, are oily mg-w rggeil. Ibey ?rr eaiit <f tnarcsous etreugth, ead e ch carry tweir- ebirt<>*n iccb mor fit's ceded round her buiwa'kr. North ot these again, aud in rear r' the port as i star board Mum of li nit rate Irigates and oirv?ti?e, the gun boat* or sQugera. e* they am mitre generally aalla-1, lay acchoied ir c'ofte or>r. THF FLOATING BATTKUIEA. Thot'aU not pu* io order of sailing, yet the O.-st we ecnld clearty ir?p?ct were ibe ll.iaiiug oatier'si. Ttur ate moot singular end strlkitg in apoearauce, and by na mtaiu trepoaee'/iDg. Th'y lo ted vary like dumb barge* of unroiMnoo atrei gth. and tad their ta'l spat* lug aar-t'ggtd; but that they w.re Tory black, and en <we<la bruadnce olguDs of the heaviest oallo.'e, wo should oer tainly bare taken them lor teajou ships. Tbe-a, U>v ever, were 'be flea icg batteries. fh.u tkrtr appeasaucH, nothing can J* eonccfved core uncouth and un.if.iTa loot irg, or more indicative of uuwie'dly poiderou* etreng'h Their roaseit# wrought iron tides, higi round biws and atsrn, and, above all, their cl is* roes of eoiid f>8 and 84 pound guns, show them at ODce to be an'ag mists nn der the attacks of which the beaviea: granite oastiics 111 the world would crumble do*n like coutraet biirk wirk Each of the tremendous floating bi'.teriss carriee 14 08 pounders, and is aheathod, irom the bulwarks to three wei below the water line, with massive plates of wrough' iron, 14 feet 6 Inch's In 1-og'li, dO inches wide, and 4>? Inches thick. Esiot these plates is bolted to the tim ber sides ot the vessel wl'h 40 screw nuts. Wnen l'remh floatirg batteries of the .'ama coastiuctionjvere used in the combined attack on the fortrees of Kinburn, on) vessel was airuck ?8 times In the bul. But she stool this most s< veto irdeal witiont sis'nlnicg the least pas sible injuiy, ex-opt that whs-ever she was hit her wrought ireu plates wore dented to depths varying from 1>4 Inch to 'i of an Inch. ILI.UMINATION OF TIIE K1BKT. The most in teres tlog, ar.d only nf.vel feature in the day's mf vemeu'e, was that reserved for the n'ght, as an limeralder would eat; and this was r. thorough novelty to such ot tie present generation as accidentally witnessed it. We say "accidentally," beoause no notice of am In tention to Ularalnate was given to the Admiral y's pro cran-me, and cocse<['.ientty thousands who had borne the oold end larg'U' of tbedaykh*d left in their re am to distant homes before the t,hip? rnadi this grand and bril liant semonntratl'.P. This was etleited by simultaneous ly ligh'irg up the yerds and por'boies with blue llguts. At 0 o'clock guu tire, tho wholo fleet at anchor burst jrto light as by magic; the jsti oneab^ve snotber, main topmsst high alof', and tha ports ot' each opened at once, showing a vivid glare between decks, caused an unusual roar of oheerfpg from the shore, which was ethosd and ^iven back with Interest trom tbe boats of tae legiru afloat. This in the stiUnevs of the calm n'.fht, had an efleet as 'mpcsing as it was rare, aid oueer upon cheer applauded the rpcctacle. Frrm ulro to tin, rockets wsre re 11 up lh'.ckly from the sbios. atid raine<l ag ?ideu show er upon the "floating capital." Ihe eoiumander in chief, stir George S^ymnur, entertained the adnirals, cap tnins, eud other rflficerHof tae tlset, at the Admiralty ?House in the evening where the French Admiral and ataff were tbe honrreo gusits. Tb? K -ebus. one of tbe ?hree monster float ire batteries buif. of wrought Iron by Mapier, enited at fipithead, from Glasgow, just in time to be a feature iu the finale. NIGHT ECfiKE AT SOUTHAMPTON AFTER TIIE KKVIEW, Southampton waH never so full an it was night ot i!Zd of Apii', aid never so empty as it was day ot Udd. Taau sano slept in the docks, on bo?nl the s'.osmers; hun dreds paced ihe town all nigh:, with their oarpttbegs in their bauds. An immense number were permitted, out of charity, to (sleep in 'he railway earring is, in tbe sta tion; ana the commander of the I'niied 'States mail iteanier Htnnamt, 1 n<i ti? (he docks, took pity on a goodly numbert ami pc mitied thim to sleep on board his hip Every one in the town was up at cayiigkr, and thousands then made their way to the docks, to go on baaid steamers, while as mtny mote left Southampton to go to Forks tiouth by land. Toe Ferry Froatlne bridge was literally choked up by passengers on foot, a..-i lu oarriags, cab, hrougbant, fly, and light cart, all b un-1 lor Portsinouth, or Soutbfea common, or any plaie whore a si<ht of the naval review could be had. The 8;'00tacle at the docks was intereeticg in tbe extreme. As -oon as it was light this morniig the dock was 'seoa to be throoget, steam ers, gaili decked wi'n flags all c-owded, and all getbln;; their s earn up. The royal mail steamer Tiy started from ibe docks at about 8 o'clock, vi'b a relect and bapps patty of sight Hsers. Several of hsr Mtjesty'f <?:tam iiigstes were riding at aucbor in Scu-himpton -water, and the gigantic fliine.'aya was repos'ng at ease hsstce them. The vlllags of Fvthe, the princely man ?lon of ldrummond the banker, and the pictures ;je ruins of Netley Abbev, were rip'dly passed by the t'sv. All ths steaJiers beicnging to the reaicsulur and Oriental Company hud hove tola Soutbampt in watsr, In order to pass through dpilhead in a uniieil squadron. As soon as the Tay reached Lalehot Casle the fleet of guu joats ap peared in view. Tbe Tay courted the isle of Wight, and those on board of her witDerted a eight which wi 1 not ?eon be forgotten. For miles and miles '.he Tay jour neyed on, parsing scores of gunbovs, floating btttarles, mortar beats, and line of battle ships, the whole of which were gaily ornamented with flags, the line of screw bat "dle sbips reposing in majestic strength, lcoking plitures ot neagntficenat power. The Tay was the llrst steamer from Siurtiarapton that passed through the fleet. No Sbirg^ntr eould g're so striking an imp'-eesion of tha atreng'h and gTeatuess of F.ng'and as the sight o' qua lrupls rows of splendid war ships, the centre of which was ntSpixhead. Tbe fleet Icoked power matsria'ized. The fleet extended trom the Solent Sea to tbe Nab J.ight, aDd tbe beautiful Isle of Wight seemed providentially formed to be a breakwater and narbsr t>r the most ntensive and m<s*. magnificent navy that ever floate m the waters of the earth. Despatch steamers we racing thrmgh the splendid and liquid avenues forme by tbe fleet, with s gnals flying, conveyirg msHHa/es The Tay passed up and down the fleet, waiting for he Msjeety'a arrival- As she lay to, at the eaufern end o ihe fleet, the visiters on board had an opportunity of witnessing the most magnificent spectacle In the world. At midday the ory was that "her Majesty had arrived at Portsmouth;" and It was soon seen, by the manning of the yarda of the shipa cf war, and tha firing of guns, that tha Queen had embarked, l're-entjy the Qieen, la her beautiful yacht, left the harbor, followed by a magma sent train cf steameia, wtioh seemed to be endless, an<l passed ihrough the fleet. The steamers in her Majesty's *ruta literally expended through the ocean for milss. As soon as her MsjeBtv commencfd pxising ihrough, overy yard oi every ship was manned by loyal crews, and she was saluted with cheering from tens of thou sands of persons, and with the roar of artillery. Her Msjesti's varht, after parsing through the fleet, hove to for a stort time, while itio <>ueea luichod. The sea waa covered with ships, and flvo hnudred steame-s wsre crowded within the space of a few miles. Prominent amongst ihe stips present to witness the review, was a French phlp cf war, with nu admiral on board, seat over by our augu t and falthfnl ally, the Emperor of the l-'renoh, as a compliment to tha Queen. At 3 P. H., the whole of the war Meet, acccmpaniel by a vast number of merohaat .steamers, put tone*. Tils immeaie cunoaurse cf steamers w?s led by her Msjesty's vacht. the \ i-A or la and Albert. Theie was no misiaking this ?acht, dietln gairhed by hsr remarkable appearance ara ewiftnasi, ae ?well as by*the vcyal standard, the Admiralty ll'g, and the union jack flying from her lofty masts, it wa.s a ? otic sight to see" the two and three deck screw steam men-of-war, with their sides bristling with cannon, ?ioatii g rspidly to sea without any vt'lbla means of loco motion. As they arrived at the pivot ships ihe most In xeresthsg evelutiars commenced. Each line of steamers moved majestically, ?ud with the utmost facility, round the pivot ships, and their ae-pentine windings and turn ings exacted shouts of applaud from ens of thousands ot apectators. Boon a'te this the gunboats rr.ado an at tack on Southsea Castle; and at. the Queen lett the fleet the whole of the ships of w?r saiui>-d her. Tus sound of P. 000 gun* was terrific. The review will be one ol the yiioft memorable events in the anraie of tbe country. It was a complete buowhb Tue enthubianm mtb which the </ueen wifl received, the s|)lendil minuer in whish the feet pf rfcrmed their tvolutione, the boautiftil wea.hor? all contributed to form one of the grandest spectacles wver beheld. THE I.ORDB OP Tns ADMIRALTY VIOLATING THEIR OWN OHUBR. The order issued by the Admiralty, that s'sam vessels, of whatever olass. should burn anlhrv.tte o?al. was ri gidly obeyed by all the steamers, except one; and let fu ture historians take .note of the feet? for it affords an amusing commentary on the difference between preach ing and practising?that the offending vessel wis no fother than the Admiralty vacht, the Blnck Eagle. To the horror of the tDgenlous Mr. Prideaux, and the indigna tion of all beholders, on she earae In the full inso'.enee of oflioial ptide, dimming the a'masphere with a valuuie of black smoke that buret from her funnel as from a tactory ah barney. [From the I/mdon Chrossicle, April 25.] ON THE LATE 8HAM FIOHT AT 8PITHK4P. one userul trath we leern from this review It show* us whet we could, but did not do. Elopement of a New York Co unit.?This morning, mt ?? early hour, when the mail train arrivrd iron New York, officers Warren and Che?e, who had been detailed to Ihe duty, per virtue of a telegraphic deipatch to the 1'olloe Department, were present, to apprehend an ?ntereeting youcg man, 21 years old, named 'sremlth .1. llinnlfln, and an engaging young lady of 16, yclept Ml* < Eliza .1, Farley, aocused of eloping from ehe custody of her parents in New York, and preferring that of her ?over. The twain were spotted on the arrival ot the cars. They were sera to take a hack, and proceed ti a hotel in Lincoln street, where they booked themselves *s Mr. and Mrs. Ilintiifin, and after a brief time retired to their rrom. Their expected felteity was suddenly broken In upon by the officers, who disturbed them just as they were on the ere of retiring for the night. The pair re ceived the news of their detection with much composure ?the young lady simply saying that, were she outside egaln, the officers won !d have the satisfaction, if it wa ne*, of a very respectable ohase after her. They dressed and were brought to the Second polloe station?the young ?nan being deslroue, while on the way, to compromise the sifair by the payment to the officers of $60. and go free with h's lady Jove. These aggravators of the unsmooth ?ess of the celebrated course of true love would not eon vent, and the eonple were furnished with separate apart ments in the station house during the night. Toil meting a despatch was sent on to New York. After waiting until nearly noon, and receiving no reply tram Mew York, the fugitive doves were set free. The young man te keeper of the "American Sailors' Home,'' No. 06 Oliver street New York, and the parents of the girl have ? rival establishment in the tame street?Boston IMgtr, May 9. Convention of the Friends of Temperance.? The regular semi-annual meeting of the New York State Temperance Society will be held In the Assembly Cham ber of tbe Cepitol, in the city of Albany, on Wednesday, the 18th of June. Every other Temperance Society. Or der, Alliance and league In the State of New York, whether State, county, town, city, ward or village or gaalwtions, are invited to send large delegation* to this meeting, to consult upon the new dutlee and future poitey of U* friends of the ooptappn onus*. Our C-irtwfoifl'nc* In Brief.. 0'? of our O tudt oot" poo leave hm'.w iiml tbi Cr?*? K'rwfi 6ght better th"o the Niaareguen*?s, but that tbif ate bniiy ofllmrd. There ere * goad many Kuropvan officers ia the Cos e lUcaa army, bet the na tives are no jsalcua of thttu that the/ exhibit great relustance In carrying out tteir-oiders, aud thwart them in eierjr poislble r<;. The lame writer, la a letter daWl the 24 th cf March, previous to the sees of icV.eiu agsr'a defeat being received ia Grenade, expresses bis fears that the well known imprudence and want of osation of the latter might lead to *' ;ne disaster. The result hM fully jus Ifirc bin sntieipfctloua. A tiavelier who has recently vist'ed the Salt I.tke sst tlprrur.t, givei u ? a fearful piet )? e of the degraded mora1 ooodiUoc cf that "heaven n,,n earth." Be lays that among.-1 the revolting features of Koi moo institutions, that wfcloh permits marriage between blood relations U the worst. He has ruet with numerous instance of rnoa manyirg bo h motheraud daughter. A blab' p of one of the wards married six wives, all sitters, and moreover his o? q nieces. He mentions that Brigham Young latelybuilta harem cfitoce to cage his nioe'y beauties io, but that they all ticked egsiost the arrangement and asserted their i Ight to be treated ltke free born daughters of Kre. Tk Governor, be says, was obliged to cave in. One of our Memphis (Teno.) correspondents gives us a flourlshlrg account of the growth and progress of tha city. He states that more than 200,000 b ties of oot ton are annually shipped from it, and a proporti mate quan tity of Southern and Northern manufactures received and consumed there. There are no v four railroads under oon. tract, rnonirg from Memphis towards tbe four poiuts of the oompass, ajd conneitivg It with all parts of th< t'nirn. The Memphis and great Charleston road runs through a large ssction of ootton growing oonutry ; and it is calculated that the luersase in the Memphis cotton market, arisirg from it, will not be less than 100,009 bales annually. The city possesses as wholesome aa atmosphere and is as healthy as any in the Uuion. The iter. A. II. Gillette, pistor of Calvary Bap'.ist ehurch, core plains of the statement made in our paper, that the Hon S. Duug'as had " made a liberal cersion of real estate to the Hard Shell Baptist denomination into which church Gea. Houston was baptize! about a year ago." Mr. Gillette wishes ns to understand "that General Houston is a member of tne Bap .1st churoh denomination, accepting of nr epithet, and certainly not the vulgar one above named." He says that the body of Chiistians with whom the General is united have in Texas 216 churches, 131 clergymen, and over 8,000 communi cants, and in this State 828 churches, 741 olergymen, and about 90,000 communicants. In all North America 'hey number 1,251,000 numbers. Hs thinks it bad taste and ungenerous to apply an opprobrious epithet like that of "Hard Shell Baptists," to any church, and mote esptoially to one honored with the oamo* of Roger Williams, I)r. Cote, Governors Briggs and Colby. Hon. Ira Harris, Dr. Wayltnd, and a host of other distinguished men. We give the Heverend gentleman the full benefit of bis remonstrance. The German Catholics of Canton, Stark county, Ohio, have sent us a letter eomplaintijg of the manner In which their conduct has been misrepresented in se veral of the American newspapers, but more particu larly In the Katholitche Kirchm Ztitung, the editor of wh'ch they charitably think bids fair to end his days on a gibbet or in a dungeon. They state that their congregation was ooe of the oldest and most flourishing ia the northern part cf Ohio, nntll certain recent unfortunate divisions sprung np amongst them. A pastor was appointed to their church?the Rev. Mr. Welkman?with whom they had every reason to he satis fied, beisg a man of deep thought, an eloquent speaker, and a conscientious clergyman in every seme of the word. His view# In regard to the tenets of the Catholic church were orthodox. He advocated the doctrine that works, not forms, were the essentials required by it; that fast ing, without a change of heart, would avail nothing. He also introduced the oral ceremonies of the sacraments of baptism and marriage in the German language, subject to the choice of those immediately interested. For con duct like this, a few evil minded members of the cbnrcb, attached to his predecessor, and with his aid, together with that of the Vicar General, who about three yean ago was stationed there, and had an inclination to retnrn sjaio.' opened tbsir bat eries against tbe character of the reve-.end gentlemen; denounced him as anti-Catholic, and applied to bim the epithets of ''infidel, freethinker, ra tionalist," ,Vc. The conseqoeace was that the Bishop eaneed him to leave, without even assigning a cause. Against mch a coarse bis congregation protested, aud would ever protest. It was not treating them, they think, as Christians should treat one another. The Bishop holds tbe title to their church, which they with their own means and labor had erected, anl keeps it cloeed against them, hoping by such a course to force them to submission and subserviency. They proteit against his cou> se as Catholics, and fearlessly proclaim that the Catholic religion does not teach any sueh line of action on the part of their Bishops. We apprehend that the good people of Canton, S'ark cohnty, are too feed of protesting to remain long within the pale of the Catholic church. A Cincinnati correspondent gives us an account or a visit which he paid to Ur. LoDgnorth, the great wine grower ami millionaire. He sajs that "he Is a small iran with a large brain, and something of D&alel Web ster ia his composition." Mr. Longworth went to Cin cinnati some tifiy-two years ago, almost penniless, and now be is worth several millions. He told oar cor respondent that a lot which be could have bought for twenty dollars when be first visited that city, hae been s'nee sold for $500,000. Mr. Longworth is a man of re fined tartes, his mansion being adorned with paintings, statuniy scd other gems of art, the selection of wliloh evinces a cultivated discrimination. From Lemerara wc have a letter describing the recent crtisade of the "Angel Gabriel" amongst the black popu lation of that island, and the riots to whtoh It led, dt'alis of which have already been published in our pa per. Oar correspondent states that no great damage was done in the city, but that on the estates, and from Mahaica to Essequibo not a shop had been loft standing. The blacks had taken or thrown into the canals every article which they found, and rooted up or destroyed all the plantains and provisions belonging to the Portuguese The government had to tend off to BarbadoeH for addl tional troops, and a good many people had been shot. There were fouiteen hundred prisoners to be tried at the nest criminal court. In a sermon preached by Arolideacon Jones after these occurrences, he told the blacks that they had put an effectual estoppat on slave emancipation to the farthest end of the world, and that if Wtlberforce's ghost could appear before them and con template their ingratitude, they wonld have to ihriig from its pretence with honor and shame. Several of the Poituguese merchants have been completely ruined by their proceed-.m. A letter from Omaba, Nebraska, announces the arrival at that place cf the steamer Admiral, irons St. Louie, bavirg on board a Cetaohment cf United State* troops, under Lieutenant Smith, with a piisoner named Khine hart, a United States soldier, in charge. About six months ago this man murcered a sergeant at Fort Kearney, and his term of seivice having expired before he could be brought to a court martial, he hae been brought to Ne braska to he handed over to the civil authorities of the Territory. General Harney was making active prepara tions for a vigorous campaign against the Sioux. Many of his troops bad died during the winter from the euffer tugs to which they were exposed. The General himself, who le one of the hardiest soldiers in the servioe, must, It is estimated, have walked at least 400 miles daring the ssverest part of the season. There are prospects _ot a large emigration to Nebraska this summer. We have received a well written appeal, inviting sub scriptions for ths "House for the Colored Aged,'' fn Sixty fifth etroet. This is a well conducted and moet meritori ous institution, and charity cannot be better bestowed than in contributing to Its fends. No more practical or useful field ean be found for the benevolent sympathies of ths abolitionists. Our eorrsspondence from Detroit states that navigation bad again resumed its wonted activity after the long em bargo whieh the ice had placed upon it. Boats were plying between Detroit and Cleveland, Sandusky and Toledo, on Lake Erie, and up the rivsT to the foot of Lake Huron. Within a week or two It was expected that the Great North Shore Michigan Central Railroad line of boats would commence their regular tripe to Buffalo. From the last accounts it was not probable that the Straits of Mackinac would he open before the middle of May. Bu siness of every sort was looking up, and the prospects for an abundant hatvest were very flattering. The news from the copper and Iron mines on Lake Superior was of the most encouraging character, and there is no doubt that there will be a heavy increase In the trade with that region this season. Stephen H. Branch, writes quite a poetical effusion en the subject of his unsolicited appointment to an office in one of the city departments. He declines the proferrsd honor, and respectfnlly requests thoss who have conferred it upon him to erase his name from the pablie archives. He says this Is the second oflloe thbt has been tendered to tum| within tho year; but to set at rest tha cUjom of those who jaaattjaed tha pu r'Jj at hi* motive* ui tu frequent app-erenoe bafora the puolio through 'hi publu joorn* s, bo moat solemn ly P'cciaim* that be will accept bo office, municipal, SUte or nn'.lca*!, preferring lbs liberty of tha sag s oa bu in ghty cliff, to ?U tha trammelled honors thai mor t* * ran bestow. Are we returning to tbe Golden Age? A Jersey City correspcudent comments with bitterness on the cruelty of tbe art-argument whiob make* the pay moot of tbe salaries of the poor female school teachers o' tLat city deper dent upon the tar off prospect ot en or g*ai/ati(n ol the Boe;<l of Aldermen, lie say*, and says right'/* that the settlement of obligations Uke thoss ought not to be delayed by sucb obstaales. Our 1 eavrowortb (Kansas) correspondent Informs us that on his arrival at that place on tbe steamer David j?Um, a committee of the principal inhabitant* earns on bon d ia tbo expectation ot (incing ex-Governor Rieder, lining that if they ccu'd hare laid hands upon him, " tl ej would have taken hitn on th<>:e to stretch a heirp rope." A committee had be-n appelated to request o.' Gcverncr Fhannm to issue a proclamation declaring the Territory ia a atata of iniurrection. This steamer Lad on board a oompauy trom Georgia numbering one hundred and fifty men, who wet e under charge of Capt. W. W l.ucas. The inunigiatlon to the Terr it. ry this season exctedsail csloolation. Tbe Treasurer of the House Painters' Society of this city, Mr. George btone, wishes through us to convey to the publio the real motives of that body In forming a new organisation. From the statement which he sends us, its objects may be briefly stated to be?the exclusion oi incompetent workmen and boys trom competition at lew rates, with good hands, and the establishment of a nniiorm rata of wages at two dollars per day, tha Trade Union une'er taking to furnish good workmen at that price. The unhealthy and frequently perilous character of thtir occupation he contends entitle houae painters to such an equitable ramuneiatlon. A ltverend correspondent makes to ns the following statement:? During the distress soma years ago ia Ma deira, he contributed to the subscription raised here for relief of the starving population of that island. Ha waa afterwards informed that the contributions sent from here were not distributed with impartiality by the au thorities, the money having been used in pajing a daily pittance to to the laborers employed on the public works. Our correspondent has fifty dollars ready for the suffer ers at tbe Cape de Verdes, but before sending It he would Uke to be assured by the Portuguese Consul that tbe asuivtacce sent will be properly and impartially distribut ed. We recommend the question to tbe attention oi Mr. Figsniere. The Union Ferry Company are waking up. We have before ua an invitation from their President to visit tbe ferry boat Eessau, at the Wall street ferry, to day, to witness the pertormance of a steam lire engine recently placed on beard of that boat. We should be better pleaded to be invited to inspect the bocks of tbe company and to have an opportunity ol satisfying ourselves why it is that now the price of coals is reduced, tbe company continue to exact the additional cent of fbrriage, which they laid on, under the pretence that the rise in the price of fuel necessitated that measure. We are afraid that this steam engine performance Is only intended to throw tmcke ia people's eyes. The Commfsi icneTS of Emigration have sent us a copy of a large poster which they have had placarded through out the city, cautioning erulgTan'.a against the sshemei ard tricks of the runners, who have been hitherto making a fat living by the rpoiis which they wrung from these poor strangers. The lawless and violent conduct of there men merits that tbe fullest exposure and punish ment should be awaided to theireonduet. Wa trust that the Commissioners will be properly sustained by the au thorities in their efforts to protect emigrants against this organized system of plunder. City Improvement*. NEW BUILDINGS IN TIIK VIl'INlTY OF TIJE OLD CO LUMBIA COLLEGE GROUNDS?THE GREAT DRY GOODS MART OF NEW YORK?WHAT TUE MER CHANT FRINCF8 ARE DOING. Time is a tendency in all city trade to concentrate In particular localities. Leather dealers find iheir way to the ' Swamp," milliners to Division street, shippers to Scuth street, basket makers to Fulton (lip; and now it appears as though the great wholesale dry goods ms-t of this city is to be in tha Third ward, In the vicinity of old Columbia College. Some of the mott stupendous estab lishments ot the kind in the country have already been built there, and others equally magnificent are in the procees of erection. The new edifice for Columbia College will not be ready for cccupancy for from three to five years, and until it i erected the old College will continne to deface Park and College places, which, befora a year Is over, will be a wil derness of splendid and cost'v stores. But perhaps It is lo keeping for wealth to outshine learning?it certainly always does so. Nearly all the stores now in the process of erection are to have maible fronts, and down town, in consequence will soon make quite a showy appearance. There are some few houses with iron fronts, but brown stone, so la'ely the rage, Is in danger cf being discarded entirely. Indeed, lighter colors, as a general thing, prevail In our newest houses, and it has made a manifest and pleasing improvement in the pravatliLg style* or architecture in our city. The I'niled States District Attorney, United Sta'es Mar rbal and Commissioner, hare deserted the building oweod by John C. Stevens, corner of College place and Hurray street, and have taken two houses immediately opposite?Nos. 0 and 10 College place?for which they will pay $20, COO a yesr?$10 0C0 a piece. Thay paid $10,000 a year for Mr. Stevens' house, and that was deemed an exorbitant sum of money for the room occupied. Mr. Stevens puipcses to build a new house on College place, 100 feet front and 90 deep. It is to be four stories high, with a bacement level with the street, and sub-cellar. It will be similar to the old house, which will be altered so as to make a continuousrsngo of uniform stores, with ware rooms in th* upper stories. The plans have not at yet been matured, but the alteration and building will pro bably cost $75,000. These stores will be unique in ap pearsDce, situated so far above the street, nor will a bat tlement end, which ia to adorn the front on College place, detract anytliirg from its qualntness. It is estimated that the rental of these stores will be $.12,000 a year Chittenden ft Co. have recently removed into a splendi l dry good* store. Tie building is 58 feet by 100, has fronts en Barc'av stacet, College place and Park place, and Is built of while marble, five storfei tn height Tbe establishment is owned by Chittenden & Co., who occupy the ground (loor, cellars and vault; the upper ?tores beiag ranted by Jeffrey A Sons. The vaults under this edifice ar* a wonder In themselves?they run all rcund the building and under the pavement of the-treets) and mcasur* in a direct line 2T0 feet. Th* patent vault light used makes thaae underground apartments as lightsome as any part ol the building, and nearly as much buslnesa is done underground as on the "top of earth." In many respects this is a mode] ?tore. A fir* in tne of the vaults bouts the wholo e'ifice. This arrangement, by lessening the necessity for an invest '(ration by the Fir* Marshal, hae the effect of taking tfi ten per eent from the lasurance. The oast of this building was a trifle over $126,000; the value of th* ground, a part of which Is leased, is $120,000. WUson G. Hunt's splendid new store, corner of Church street end Park place, is alec much admired. This build ing occupies 100 feet in Park place and 46 feet in Church street. It Is built of whit* marble, and eost $06,000. The basemeat, In which business Is also transacted, is 60 feet by 100, and It lighted by prismatic glass frrm tbe side walks, wblch gives an excellent light. Mr. Hunt occupies tbe ground Moor and cellars, and Allen, Hazer A Co., th* upper stories. This Is a stiperh building, and, like Mr Chittenden's, is an orsameat to the city. Adjoining Mr. ITunt's store, in Park place, five new buildings ar* going up, each 26 feet by 160, end having a front also on Barclay street. They are to be owned re spectiveiy by Robert J. Dillon, Spofford ft Tlleeton, Sher wood ft Teft, and Mr. Hamblin. The fronts will be of iron, handsomely ornamented; the walla of heavy brick masonry, and will eost $40,000 apiece. The ground belengs to the College, which has a number of long lease out, that run from twenty to ninety-nine years, with the privilege of renewal at a slight increase of rent. Thsee store* ar* te be used as dry goods emporiums, and the buildleg will probably rent for $10,000 per year. Mr. C. C. Thurston Is the builder. The elegant Egyptian d veiling In Barclay street, occupied by tbe late Robert L. Stevens, has been torn down. This house was a marvel of beauty Inside, and it seemed almost a pity to mar its exquisite freeoces and ornate adornments. The other fine marble houses we notice are Moereft Co., No. 23 Barclay street; Warner ft loop, No. 10; Spanldlng, Vail ft Fuller, No. 26; Kitchen, Montrose ft Wilcox, No. 28, aed Barnes ft I.yman, No. 30 Barclay. No. 62 Park plase is *f brown stone and No. 60 of white marble.} In one year this part of tbe eity will be celebrated throughout the eountry for tbe number, splendor and costlineM of the stores it eontalns, and it will also be come lemons a* the great mart of the wholesale dry

goods trade. from flfir BI?zIm< We have fllea of ike Sioi* F? Casrife t? the 29th f March. The Ga-'tle, of Ka;ch 8, up:? Welearm that the comxtud under Col. Chandlsr, de tailed to mo7e against toe Gilo at J Mogoy .-j Apacbes, is now in the Bold. Dr. Stock, Indian agent, accompanies ihe ocnniuii from Fort thorn. l)r. De leoe, IT. S. army, who hod boon on a Tialt to this port tor some do} a, lt.fl on Thursday morning for Al burquerque. We leoin from Major Mayers, agent for the Puabto In diana, that the Pueblo of A come lost about fifty he*d of animals, tome aiz w?elu ago, suppo.od to here baec stolen by the Soutneru Apache*. We leorn Irom Kit Carson, Esq., agent for o port of the Utah and .liosrilla Apaebe Indian.-, who has been spous ing a tew days in our aity, that boih tie bands under his charge hare (experienced much suffering from the cold weather-, teeny al! their an ma'* hare perished by the cotd, olS they ate indeed in a very destitute con cilium The report by telegraph that Gov. Merrlweath?r hsd arrived at.San'a Fe eas incorrect. Hi and .'udge Bmo chua wete espertedout in Apttl. and ? len.jtl'niham. Hur vevor Geaerai, was exoecteu by the San Antonio rati! due at Santa Fe in the last cays ot March. Toe Gixztttt, cf the 29th, fumi.sl.ed the fol'owing intel ligence:? Ihe court of inquiry in the ca?e tf Capt. Davi iaon, la'. Dragoons, ha.. adjourned. After a patient investigation of the accuea'ion against him, the c mrt fuurtd no couas of censure whatever, nor were any o: ihe accusations snstalned. Coii<c?l Miles writes, uider date of the 12th instant, that the Mesculeros are quiet and peaceable. On the 26th of lair month, Marob and a brother o Cuen'as Amies (late chiatj, with tea others, sent on ficm l'enaeco by Pluuia, their principal chief, made a friendly visit to Fort Stanton. There are the Cirst India ja that have ever visited that poet; they profeen a desire to be cn terms of liientshlp, aid said that on their return Pluma, with a large party, would visit that post. They weie informed that they would always be kindly received, so long as their conduct was good. Tne warriors were all well anned with rifles. On the 3d lust., Baranquito, with one other, came to Fort Stanton from their eamp at Ojo del Pen o, near Org Canon, also on a friendly visit. These Indians are all Meacaleroe, and all uf th-in rtceivsd ra'ions. They represent themselves as very poor and Col. Bonneville. Majors Carlton and Crier, and Captain Davidson, Lieut. William* and Lieut. Mereer, left on the 20th inst. for their respective stations. Major Kendrick left Fort Defiance on the 10th Inst, to turn over some Indian goods which he Lad engaged to deliver in ptisrn to the Mooais. Heavy snows hare also fallen in the Navajo eountry during the winter. The grc. ud was covered with snow from tlie 16th ot Novem ter until the commencement of spring. Between Fort D-farce end Bear Spring as well as in the vicinity of the latter, it had (alien to the depth of two or three feet. Several men had been badly irozen. We understand that a general court martial has been directed by the President to conveoe at th<* place cn the 21st proximo for the trial of Capt. Fcituiuca. topographi cal engineer, who was charged with the construction and reoair uf roads in this Territory. Nothing has been heard from the expedition now ops rating in the Gila Apache country. Obituary. DEATH OF HON. WILLIAM C. DAWSON. Hou. William C. Dawson, as before annuuuced, died of o.uup oolie at his residence, in Gretmsbiro, Ga., oa the 6:h itifit. The Savannah Republican rays:?Jutge Dawson was born and reared in Greene county, bis paternal an cestor being among the drat settlers of tbat portion o( the State. He graduated in bia acalemical studies at Franklin College, and commenced the study of law in Lexirgton, under the Hon. Themas W. Cobb, and gradu ated at the I.aw School in I.itchOe d, Connecticut. He ccmmenced the practice in Greensboro, and in a short time took a high rank In his prcfesBion, a pos'tinn wnieb he held to tbe time cf big death. He was Clerk of the House of Representatives in the Stats legislature for ten or twelve years, and hell the office through various changes of parties. He servtd as a Hi ate Senator daring the ifusions cf 1834 and 1825. and in 1836 was elected to Congress, on tbe general ticket being the ouly whig returned, ant! was re-elected in 1838 and 1810. He tooa a high poii'lon in the House of Representatives, was a favorite with men of all parties, and at various times held the post of chairman on some of the most important committees. At onetime he received a very flittering vote for Speaker, but withdrew hi* came a'ter the flrst ballot. Re resigned his seat in C ingress in 1841, and was run by 'he whig party for Grvernor in the fall of that tear and defeated, in 1845 be was appointed by Governor Crawford Judge of the Ojrnu'gee Circuit, and lu 1847 was elected bv the legislature to a seat in the Senate of the United States, which he cccup'ed with distinguished credit to blmsell for the full term of six years. Judge Dawson was an aotive partial pant in the p-ditiwl affairs of his State for many years, and, though a firm adherent to his party, he h&l per haps fewer enemies atnorg his opponent* than any man of his day. He war a whig under the old organization of parties, and prcud of the name to the laBt. More re cently he has been thoroughly Idtntifiod with the Ame rican party, and his friends will feel deeply his loss in their coming struggles. In h!s private relations he was all tlist becomes a man and a gentleman. An affec tionate husband and father, a Arm friend, a kind and benevolent ntighbtr. He has served h'g country faith fully, and had virtues that will long live In the memory of his friends. Died, at North Danville, on Monday, fith last., Mr. Eli Bickford, aged 101 years, 7 men hs and 6 days. Mr. Bicktord served his coun'ry in the Revolutionary strug gle, was made a prisoner of war, carried to England and there imprisoned for two or three years, till finally re 'esred by an exchange. HfaMlescrlptions of the treat ment he received while a prisoner ho hat often narrated, which treatment evinced anything but kindness on the part of his captors. For several years pas: he has been on the United States pension roll. The many friends of Gen. Thomas J. Ru*k United States Senator from Texas, will deeply sympathize with his late loss in the death of his wife, who dici at Mac g doc lie* on the 25th of April. The Crops. The Austin Sta'e Gazette o' the 26t,h ult. says We have much to complain of in our prospec's for crops. The grasshopper bas ravaged a large district of country in this vicinity. Whole fields of corn have been entirely destroyed. Most of our gardens bavo been a'so visited by the grasshoppers, and the vegetables cut down. Ia addition to the calamity, we have suffered severely from drought. We have had ar rain for many weeks past. Much will depend upoD summer rains fir the succcs of our plant ere. Units* we ha*e them, we are ruined be yrnii lederaption. Com is getting to be apreci .us article, in view of the unpropitious future before us. CANADA. The Toronto Globe says :?The heavy rain which rell last week his been of extreme benefit, to the g -owing crops, and the country presents a cheerful appearance, the young wheat fur intny years has not been known 11 lock better. I'otatoe planting has commenced, and ail looks well and favorab .eat present for a bicntl'ul h?rv< t. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. KOBKY MAM.KJC*. Si noay. May 11? 6 P. M. During the past week tke slock market haB b"?u dull, Hat and unprofitable to all parties. Neither the bulls ncr the bears are much better off than at this time a week ago, and it looks just now as though we should have another w?ek or two of depression and stagnation. At the close of the w;ek money was a little more s'rltgent, and tbe banks found it more dlffiiult t6 accommodate their customers to the extent required. It is the im pression that during the present week there wtll be a tight mr my market, in consequence of the !a-g? ship ment of specie exported by the Persia, for Liverpool, on Wednesday. The steamer will not take out over one and a half million of dollars. That figu'e will probably be the maximum, with quite a margin for a smaller sum. The California semi monthly remittance will be due about that time, and there is no reason to believe that it will not be as large as the previous one. The exportation of specie from this port I* not the whole cause of the present Unsocial stringency. Tbe dunned upon our basks from th'se erf he inter!re i* the principal cause of the call loans be<eg eallel so suddenly and so txtemivsly. In a few days at tbe most this will chtige. The tide will *?oa set the other way and we see at tbis most rat an rsasoa why. during the summer, there ehould not be a very easy money market. The season fur heavy importations is nearly over, and ihe accumulations in tbt sub-treasury will soon bt much reduced. This, with the large disbursements on account of tke Texas debt and otbar claims, will, without doubt, befora July reduce tha total depoilts many millions of dollars. The bank reserve of specie and the amount In the sub-treasury form an aggregate of about 'wenty three millions of dollars, a sufficient baris for any banking movement that may be attempted. This month, so far, has not differed muoh U> financial matters from tlie same month last year, and we have no deubt but that similar results will follow. In Jane lest year, the money ma'ke: began to soften, sad in July and August miner was so plenty that a vary active speculation commenced, and a rety great Improvement was realized In the stock market. Trices for most of the leading stock* are not so h'gb at this moment that all margin tor an ad van te is covered. Within the past eight month* the market generally he* ranged at least ten per cent above prices now current, ard under the esme influence* w# may *eo the ?*dii thing again. Stocks are, beyond all question, worth more new than they were twelve month* since. The exportation of specie from this port last week was limited. The total shipment from this pert and Buston during tbe week was under one million of dollar*. Snip.wicNTW or Spectk from tub I'ort ok Nrw York Ship Aroadta, Singapore, Mexican dollars ... *l" 700 GO Total for the week ? 0,700 oo Previously reported 8,001,843 62 Totel, 1856 $8,912,543 62 Neither of the European steamers took out any specie en Saturday. A. H. Nlcolay's regular semi-weekly suction sale Of stocks and bond* wtll tske place on Monday next, at half pas' twelve o'elock, et the Merchants' Fx change Th$ pnnexed st*te?$at flints tbe mowthly earnings of 'h? Galena ui Cbtuago lUtlroad Cojapaoy tf? eaah uica'h of .he plat two fiscal ysarei? OAIUKA AJ1B CHK'-AliO Raiuoid. 186*-'M. 1856-'56. May $U9,:>96 214.108 June 123,874 222 544 July 91,068 184 0 JO August 104,128 2id 068 September 149,770 061 320 t>?tober 184 852 322 3T1 November 116,406 237,832 December 111,201 144 31* Jenuaiy., 00.367 97,174 iebiueiy 73,887 93,109 March 127,880 127,492 April 174,008 108,000 Total $1,506,710 $2 210,31$ The increase In grose eatuiugs In the laet fiscal year? ending April 20, 1856?wae $803,623, equal to about fifty four per cent on the gross earnings of the previous year. This is not qui'e equal to the early estimates, but the oausa of the actual receipts falling short of the calcula tions is found In the severity of the psst winter. I.'p to December, it will be seen, the monthly increase was very great. .Since It bat been as large as that of any other rallrcnd iu the country, but considerably below the pre vious average. The company'a eatimate tor the tiers year Just closed was but $2,000,000. The gross income actually exceeded that estimate $310,333?or abrut fif teen and a balf per cent. The actual net earning! of the company during the last fiscal year will not vary much from the following:? Gambia axb Chicago Railroad, May 1. 18S6. Total gro.e receipts $2,310,338 Operating expenses, 40 per cent $924,123 Interest on debt. Company sestimate.. 176,0: 0 Two dividends, 6 per oent each 479,000 1,569,133 Surplus May 1. 1856 $741 200 Surplus May 1, 1865 31$,754 Total surplus May 1, 1866 $1,066,954 This is a fair exhibit of the oaah acoount of the Galena and Chicago Railroad Company up to the 1st of May, from the receipts, after deduotlng operating expense*, interest, and dividends paid during the year ending that date. So far as the actual business of tho road Is concerned, there was a surplus after paying ten per cent In dividends, equal to 20 per cent on the entire capital stock. Iu about a mouth we shall hare the regular annual report of the company, and then wo shall sea what disposition has been made of the millicn of dollars surplus. In the last annual report the managers gave the following eatimate of expenditures during the next fiscal year Total nmount required to complete and equip the entire line $1,375,000 To pay rff floating dtbt 291,888 KleventU dividena otf. and int..due Keb. 1, 1806 138,334 Total $1,895,222 Deduct real estate, say $21,397 Bonds and stcsks of other companies. 200,000 Caeh and deb's aue 47,006 1'.*tension to Elgin, not commenced, but included in above estimate..,. 300,000 Deduct for Interest on construction account 120,OCO 697,397 ; Actual amount require rTT^"^ fj"? [ 18'5 s earnlEBM fron> Mar 1, ! SurP'M eiriiiii from May i, 315,754 1860 711,200 1.891,954 "5=u= 1866, same as last year ^ m ~ ILkreauit ka^ed at after providing for-tlja mjet "" f?r constructio? ?ooount, Ac,, alter <! t *J ? " bating debt, dividend certificate. 4c. 4c. We hare no doubt many holder, of the divi! dend certificates .railed themseivs. of the company, offer, and took ateck for them In February last. If so the?? "'rp,UB> iUf 1' WM ^tf?r than our figure, show The ei-tension, or rather cro?. cut to K gin, has not been commenced; therefore tUe $-i00,COO wtimnted for that expenditure is not requiied. In connection with the aboye estimate, and remark. II f 7 7COmmUnicatIon which appeared a few dayi ' "?? ? th# C0lumns of ? ootemporary relative to the Pr0SrU,0nhe (;fcle" and CtiK?K? In road Cmrfjtany. The writer signs himse f ? The largest stockholder in the road " and d4t?a t,i0 at r> CK ea his con*"*ULicfttion at Chicago, the company', headquarters From these facta we should judge that he was well posted. It is our impression, however, that the writer i, mistaken in the ss^?"7T ?fboadH-He hM put at $1 000,060, and we have put ft down at $500,000 If hi. statement i? correct it w.li be ne.-cwa-y to add the prcc..d.-$390,000-to the balance in our estimation hand August 1, I860. As thpr?Tb?.(KL'*KNA ANI> 5n" A0? HAii.Roar>. lii.i n. 5 i i j1!11 HOnje h^custtion respecting the at tual financial condition of the fialena and Chm^TR^iV ?Srt'Jm.ri','!?rU1 >et ?,apHe b'fore the^annuai tke pub*ic?equirt. ' 8Upply 11,6 iuforma-l ,n ^^ch ran?^for ** the Cft,h payment, of the oom ^ y iho fifcfftl j0ar ending \Jav i iq\a ^ t ^ ^t fogr cuSpUngandequIn" pirg a 1 the roads ot the oomnsnv w.. ? ?2?P new line from Cottige HU1 to Rgta,' "fchwitlSn? . 5 reeded nor built for several year, Tmiir 1 . l- L so?. { 1 the J'widend esrtifioales issnorf i? P?" "IT Feb. 1, 1886, $238 &;3* for iu 1''? 00 ''rsr and second mortgage bonis A loo rain 8W?;70C?0dl?odtaia8e ri0 ^W?r.iffKS; irgMay ^lMe, W'"eUt9 for ^yeareud-' p*5l1?' b8V9 ^?tn 1be C8,,k receipts of the year"' It in second mortgage bonds, scld at an arerau* nf'^a $2%:,$T?7?T77? rr?o%h ,hMfiS went, for dividends, construction, and for a?I 0 the-pur-' p!?SS?|g &?f?ED,is,b,3w,..,rso is',.4w ?? The receipt, of this road for the quarter ending Slav 1 =";SS^b.hr.hr,.rr;;,.o;?v X' they somewhat exceeded $(i00 000 the net ? hat 1 ji;arter eiil oeat least 6400?0. Vding ?hh M cash balance on hand cn the l.tof Mav nexi , tv-? 770 > there will be cn band in cash as?t? i? u iV-if i 79 ^ Wa7?e th.P^LlHCfltrn?ti0n 'i"" been fn"T liquidated; 555M? th* b?n<1?d resource, of the road are ample for *Wl c, J?*Dej'*n'i &eo?o.'e, nnder aU circum .5"' 55JHUr .'r div9r"lon of 11,8 legitimate profit, of the st< ckholders to construction account would be not :tD'rdU,Da^,r.r-V Krcssly dishone.'. These I under stard to be the views of a majority of the present Uoard if Managers. No one here doubts that the reesluts of Tie value ot general merrJi.aDdise imported Into thfs pert dnrirg the week ending and lncludlcg Friday Mav P, 1866. was ?? i,', ? ,i Total importation , ( The export, in the same lime ware a. fol lows:? 'in"e|ral n,*rcliandise $1,402 488 P64e 10,700?$1,413,188 Fires, of import, over exports t2M4,<m The .ollowing is a comparativ. statement of the value rf export, from the coamencement of the ysar to MR) 8:? as? ?,??? ..a, jiss?ss. ?,'Pir 1,688,9.0 4.926 667 3 3.16 687 Corn meal... 129,789 102,785 26 984 pl,eM , 5i,9'-S 1.738,694 1,679 rtftfl J,OT? 1,307.282 1,383,497 211,215 _ p5*9?' 789,554 704,4-.1> _ 3o,l2ii p0'k 1.456.727 1,486,017 29,22b _ $9,392,661 16 361,990 6 031,518 ~flTtVJO - Net 1 nercAte to Miy 8, 1h68 liom all th# other shipotng ports 01 the country there haa been a great Increase In export, compared with last year. From Jfgw Orleans the exp.tt. have been par tienlarly large. Tte inorea-o in Imports Is priaai|?lly at tbl. poet. The vi?:UI returns toy tfcf Qa0al je.c will ?haw ? mora ferora tie raeult tha* the weekly rt'.vaa oi thia part bare Induced us to ezpeet Tha ooltrage of tha mtnU of the United States far 0b J ear IBM, ?nJ from thai r establishments, *m ft* follows Minis or tun C?ith> Btaiw?Totzl Cahsaum. Mint*. 1H6.V 1793 tft IBM. Mint TJ. S PhUft. .1795. .$12,046,06. 03 $577,383 BOB W B/ftoah, S. 0 1838.. 2,236,600 00 67,,186.005 Oft Branch, bablonrga 183> . 116,778 54 5,600,064 00 Branch. Cbvr'teNC 1838. 217.03550 4,221 628 60 Branch,SFraaelaco 1860.. 21,121,752 43 30,8ft: 326 M Assay oil.ca, X. Y.18CI.. 20 141 815 63 23,320,372 80 Tota! $66,312,732 90 $498,860,665 86 The dates in ha first column are those cf tha soa tt encament of operations of tha e< vetal miata. The gold and glint of domestic production deposited at tie several mints we? a, follows:? 1'rvm . _ Oold. BUm. Yaar 1804?1827 8110 000 ? " 1828?18t fl 6 063 500 ? ?' 1838?1847 7 635,075 04,48$ " 1848 890 686 6,101 " 181? 7,079,144 30,112 " I860 ..36 938 314 $60,2*1 " 1861 6o,540,612 489,173 ? 1862 64,606.963 4 04,400 " 1863 65,622,051 417,276 " 1864 67.268,156 23 326,10* " I860 0,361,779 11 383,063 Total '".1)02,271 34 2,261,630 Deduct rede^oeited 1864 8,41,13709 ? Actuftl amount to 1865 $322,'.H,v4 A 2,261,660 Tha gold wan produced as follow*: Californlft (eight years)......$313,296,602 TT North Carolina $8,282,lo.gg Georgia 0 488.63igfl Virginia 1.468 210o South Carolina 1,164,306 4 ai?.hsma ? 192,2' 6 Tineas tee 80,103 0 Naw Mexico 45,937 04 Other *ourcee 04.831 00 17,746,768 6f ?0.002,271 84 Dtduct re-depesits of 1854 ',041,187 66 Net product of the State* 833001,l$4 86 The following la ft inmmuy of the coinage wor|$ far the year 1863 ? Gold. Stiver. Oyper. Gt. Britain.. ?11.952,391 701 *44 0,073 lg&j ** Franco 13,228,636 803,688 78,090 ll0LUi Spain. ? 360,720 ? 66,'720 Prussia 35,202 96,014 ? 71 tftg Austria 1,028,700 1.667,485 ? 2i?'l8* U. Mates,.., 11,042,781 1,815,614 17,412 12,?'7#g India 123,040 4,240,000 63,000 4,0,00* Total ?37,400,700 9,504,869 165,081 47,lto?i ?took ?xehang*, Saturbat, May 16, 1164 $17000 Virginiafl's.. 03* 200 aha Bud It Kit... 3^ 30000 Missouri 6'a.. 84* 50 do b60 Jv 2100 N YCan 7'?... 102* 60 do brrO 80 7600 ECrt BJs '71. 83* 600 Harlem KB IV "C00 do 83 * 400 do b00 IT* 1000 E C/t Bd*'62. 87* 200 Thl 4 R J RR.. e3 91* 2f0C0 III Cn KBds .100 86 * 200 Panama KR 103 0000 do 87 2400 Beading RR 86 15000 do 87* 100 do '9 20 f ha Bank of Com. 108 200 do >* 50 Bx of North Am. 106 200 do 10 CommoDw Bank. 96* lf,0 do I ? 89* 10 Nica Transit Co. 13* 200 d< bOO 80 * 400 do 13* 660 do 80 130 Tann CoalCo..bC0 99 100 do. S3 89* 200 do... .060 98* 100 do... siO 80 44 do 98* 100 Mich Csn UK...? 94 V 56 do 98* 60 do s90 94ih E00 Cumb Coal Co... 21* lfO do bGO 96* 100 do bl6 21* 60 do 04'* 100 do b50 21* 10 do 96 310 N" Y Cen RR.... 91 100 Mi S 4 N la KR.o 96 200 do 90* 76 do 96* 376 Erie RR 58* 700 Cleve 4 Tol RR., 74* 200 do alO 50* 300 do o30 76 200 do bCO 67 100 do b30 76* 215 do 66* 200 do 74* ?'00 do b6 66* 100 do bOO 76* 100 do... .bnwk 56* 83 Mil 4 Mlia KR... 93V 200 do b.'0 66* 100 do o60 86* 60 do ablO 66* 100 do b60 86* 60 do e 66 * BBCOMB BO ABB. $3000 111 Cen RR Bds 87* 10b she Erie RR..a30 Mid 6COO do....... 87 100 do b3 66 * 100 sbs Cum Coal Co 21* 200 do. . . b60 67 100 do bfO 21* 200 do ??H) 60* 50 N YCenRR..b3 90 * 200 Reading KR..b6Q 8946 2(0 Erie RR alO 60* 93 Mb So 4 licr la K 06 800 do 66* 100 Cly 4 Tol RR.M5 74* CITY COMMERCIAL REPORT. Saturday, May 10?6 P. If. Anna ?The msrcet was quiet, and prises unchanged. Brkadotufts.?Klc ur?The marcel for common to me dium grades was dull, without chanse in prises. Tbn sales were confined to about 5,000 a 6,000 bids., at about the following quotations:? Common to gocd State $5 57 X a $6 71 Common to good Michigan 5 25 a 5 50 Extra State 6 25 a C 37 % Common to good Ohio.. 5 75 a 6 26 Extra Ohio 6 75 a 8 06 Extra Genesee 7 00 a 8 00 Southern mixed to good brands 6 12 a 6 87 X I)o. fancy and extra 6 87},' a 8 26 Canacian superfine and extra .6 00 a 8 26 Choice extra Georgetown, Richmond and St. Louis 8 60 a 10 00 Tbe sales of < 'anaoian were confi aed to 200 a 300 bbts. at the above quotations, and the transactions were fair, being, S(Hi a 1.000 bbls., closing at a alight concession in favor if purchasers and at rates given above. Rya Hour?Sales of 125 bhls. were made at 83 76 a $5. Corn Meal?100 bhls. were sold at $3 12}; for Stw Jersey, and at $3 31*4 a $3 37}; for Brand; wine. Wheat?rrlnaa lots were scarce, and inferior qualities were dull. Saloa of 3,0(0 bushels damaged Southern white arid at p. t., supposed to be at (1 20, and 2.80J bushels common Canadian sold 'at 81 46. Corn.?Prime lots were scarce, while inferior and dtetill Irg lots were plenty and dull. Among the sales were 14,(00 bushels white Southern, damaged, at 54 j., and 6,600 do. Jersey yellow, sound and in shipping order, and a lot of yellow sold for the East at 67e.. being below tbn Enopeau shipping standard, but adapted to a abort voyage. Rye was quiet, but tolerably firm for fair to Soul Northern, at 75c. a 80s. "ats were plenty, and ull: 10,(00 bushels were sold at 30c. a 32o. for.Htuthem, and 40c. a 42c. for Chisago. Corns.?The sales embraced about 1,200 bags Rto, 1,CC0 of which ranged from 11 ',c. a ll,\e., and 200 do. good to prime sold at 12c. The martlet cloned firm. Cotton- ?The sales for the day footed up about 2 000 a 2,500 bales, and clued firm at about lie. for middling up'ands. KRi'ir.?About 100 a 700 boxes of raisins we-* sold, in cluding layers, at $3 75, and M. Ks at (137};. The stivk was light, ana the market had an improving ten dency. Hay.?The market was steady, while prices ranged from 70 a 80c. per 100 lbs. Irox ?Since the news, the market lias become firmer. Scotch pig is hold at (1 adranc*, with .small sales at *33 a (34. tlx months. I'uEii nm?lh? letters per Aierlca l?eing still due, en gagements wrio light, but firmer. About to,<K>0 busheia ot corn were eegsgod for next wetk, In bulk, at 61., and 8,000 do. In b*g? at 5\\J. About 400 a 600 bales ot cot ton, par compressed, at C-li'el., while tome vessels de manded 7 32d. About 1,700 bbls. rosin were eag-ged at Is. 10il. a 2s.. and 2,6(0 boxes cheese were taken yester day at 25s. Bacon was at 20s. Flour was at 2s. a 2s. 6?1. sated. Rates to lUvie were uocbanged. Deal fre'ghta fiom ccast poitr a) u Qo?b?t tanged lrora 70s. a 80s.; from the St. lawrence to Ilnll, C5 was aske<l. Rates to Cali fornia were inaative, at 25c. a 30c. per foot measure u Put. IJUTBER.?The reoeipts are fair, and pries are sus tained. Oak was in active demand and sold freely at ful prices:? //rm/./C/.. Oafc. Receipts 51,800 7,208 Sales 48,700 . 0,708 Stock 20 700 *800 Moiaskw.?Seles of 250 hbde. Caba muscovado w4ra made at 38c. and !'0c . do. at 57c., and 200 bb.'s. New Or Kara at 48c. Nayai. Stores were quiet, and prices unchanged. BlMB ?The market Has exhibited no change in pricea of Importance. The lecelpta from abroad nave beam light, while tbey have been augmented from domestic] re-ouroes. The receipts have been as follows:?Foreign, : 11.208? 9,600 lito Grande, per Miqnelon, from Rio Ja neiro; 322 frrrn Cape 3e VerCes; 723 Chagres; 663 Barba does, and 23 803 coastwise, Including I 590 dry and 3,577 salted California, making a total of 35,100 hide*. Tbe stock on hand of ox and cow hide* 1* 75,000. Provwioss.?Pork?Moss was tinner. The sales em braced about 600 bbls., which opened at (18 a 818 25, and closed firm at (18 37 X; 100 bbls. Western ptime mess cold at (16 25, while city to* posted do. sold last at (17. Beef was heavy, with salee of 200 bbls. at old prices. Kepaoktd was steady, at (8 50 a (14. | Beef bams were firm at 14c. a 17c. Bacon wa? scarce | and firm; 100 boxes Leg middles, ribs In, sold at 9?;c., and 100 ditto, short do., a: 8'?o. Cut meats were fir-n; I sales of 100 packages ar.d tierces were made at 7 Xo. a i :jic. for sbouldrre, and at 81^c. a 9*;c. for hams. Lard , was tlrin, with sales of 1,000 a 1,200 bbls. and Heroes, at I 10c. a lOV.c. Butler waste latr lemamlat lie. a 17c. i lor new Obic, and 10c. a18?. for State. Cheese wae ; steady at 9},c. a Die. Si oars were in fair demand, with the turn In the mar ket in favor of sellers. The "?>* tooted up 600 a 8 ? ( beds. Cuba muscovado at 8\c. a 7Xc. a Sc., and 11# bcxes were icld at 7e. ... WlllRKlt ?7he rales embraced abcu* 200 bbls. OP: J ard pi iron, at ?8}*'c. a 29o. Rut?There continues a very 'air demand from 1 .? trade and there la also eome demand for export. Tnn talesic day weie 200 a 260 casks, at 3'?o. a 4,'pc. Thn >tcsk kern b? - becinie reduced, and the receipts keep light. Trah at suction, p*r Game Ccck; terms, six months ? Hvson?20 hf ?bs at 66o.; 63 do 46. 46 do39; 1(6 4* 3$X: 152 do 37X : 7 .to 87; 10 do 3?X; 15 do 35; 87 <1# ;t4. Young Hyson?108 hf chs at 47c.; ft do 46}j; 78 de 40; 10 de 44X: HO do 48; 121 do 42; 40 do 40; 108 da :.flX; 40 do ill' 526 do 37% ; 121 do 37; 76do34; 81 da .33 X ; '.8 do 38; 80 do 32 50 do 31X 228 do 2ft. 30 do S8: 10 do 27 . 60 do 26; 5 5 do 26; 102 do 24},; 103 do 24; M do 21 %; 15dol8X', 80 do 17*: 66dol6X; 10 cases da 46; :08 b^xes no 41; 472 do 38. Imperial?43 hf ahe at 40c. 63 do 43; 13 do 41 lftdo40X. *8 do 38; 7de$7X; 14 do 33X: 20 do 29X: 27 do 18X- Gunpowder? 16 hf chs a' 68c , 32 do 4ft,X; 120 do 4?X; 22 do 41 L. 31 do 43; 14 do4l)? 29 do 41; 77 do 34; 54 4a 8: W ? 50 cares do 68c.: 128 fixs do 46c : 200 do 44X , 168 do 44. Twenkav?48 h! chs at 2ft*.; 27 do 27 WL Ml An 24 36 do 22; 16 do 30: 26 do 19. Hyson skin?15 hf ohs at VOi.o "oiv-hirr?40 obs at 46X6 i ^1 do 25)g, 25d do tb x 110 hf di 18X, 60 de 18; 149 txs do 36X I itrAL Istair?Manhattan vide?3 lets on Manhattan st., near 8tooi?l*|dnle toad, 25^100, |60^?|1,OJ*V