Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 22, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 22, 1861 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. !? * . . y ? WHOLE NO. 8900. MORNING EDITION? FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 1861. , PRICE TWO CENTS. nan from wmnhmton. Port Sumter to be Evacuated Immediately. Revival of Reports of Collision at Fort Pickens. THE SDK AMBLE F6K THE SPdILS. AmiffmmiTS and confirmations, fcc., fco. THE EVACUATION OP FORT BUMTER. Wa?nxo*on, March 21, 1801. the failure to evacua'e Fort Sumter yesterday, aa aatt ?plated, is attributed in administration circles to technl eal reasons merely. It it now said the evacuation will takeipiace immediately. A crisis will soon arrive. Mr. Seward has been in favor ?f the evacuation of For*. Sumter. After a great amount ef labor, he indnoed Gen. Scott to issue to the Cabinet an opinion that the fort ootid not be reinforced. This opi nion influenced the other members or the Cabinet, with ?ne exception, who viewed the evacuation as a military necessity. Under this influence the Cabinet were induced to submit their opinions to Mr. Lincoln, who has not yet deoided whether to order Major Anderson to evacuate Fort Sumptcr or not. It is most likely that he will issue the order, inasmuch ta the matter has gone so far. But M ib useless to dUguiee the fact-1 that nothing but tho exertions of Mr. Seward has brought about this state of things. Mr. Lincoln is puzzled to understand the strange inconsistency In the despatches of M^jor Anderson before Un inauguration and after. Before It he had plenty of provisions ?nd men; after, ho was without provisions, could make no tight without more men, and it would be impossible to get either without employing twonty thousand men for hud service and a lieet of wai vessels. These two st?te. nsanta have been much discussed, and are yetthedltC enlt point to surmount. It would b useless to disguise the fact that it is whispered in exocutlvo circles thu Ma jor Anderson is suspected of complicity with the seces sionists of South Carolina. A statement that no reinforcements have been sent South, and that no orders have been issued to reinforce Fort Pickens, Is considered reliable. BEPORrS OF APPREHENDED COLLISION AT FORT PICKENS. WihHWt.rox, March 21, 1861. There are reports again In. osculation today of immi nent danger of collhfton at Fort Pickens. It is asserted, h i high quarters, that reinforcements have been sent to Pecsaaoia. The administration state to the contrary. lite Southern Commissioners discredit utterly the idea of troope being sent South, or that the federal govern ment medidate at present any hostile demonstration at the South. They give out that they have reasons of their own for this belief, which to the si are satisfactory. They have so advised the government at Montgomery. If the government violate their pledgee the country will be the judge as to who ts to blame. .IMPORTANT OPINION OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. W.tsaiaorojr, March 21, 18fli. 5he Attorney Ceneral, it is understood, has given a wejtten opinion to the President that under the 89th seo tioc of tbe law of ?799 it will he Impossible to collect any iVnane in any of the seceded States. That section de clare* that tbe trlqj of any faot regarding a violation o' the saasnue laws shall be within the Judicial district in trhieh the ?? inwwre *o Mm, aM nn United States courts, Judges or marshals in any of the ports of the seceded Stales, there are no means, under exiting laws, of enforcing any penalties for violation o ifce revenue, even if it were practicable to appoint a col lector to r?s.de on shlpbaard within four miles of the port This cood.tlon of the law has unwillingly forced the President to determine upon call Jig an extra session of Oangrefts immediately. THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE SPOILS. Wasiusctox, March 21, 1801. AFPOINTMKXTS iJ?D OOST'IKMAnOVB. Pr. Cailerday has been reappointed Surgeon of the Marine Hospital at Paducah, Ky. Mr. Sandereon, of rennsylvsuia, 1 as been appointed Chief Clerk In the War Department. The President has nominated Chaa. L. Wilaon, of 111! not*, aa Secretary of Legation at Ix>ndon. Win. S. Pennington, of New Jersey, Secretary of I>ego ?IWm at Paria. J< hn F. Edgar, of Tenneasoe, Consul at St. Thomas. Jno. Har.na, United Slates Attornoy for Indiana. Franklin Spauldlng, Collector of Customs at Niagara. Francis Maroe has been removed from an important ofer kship in the State Department, and R. S. Chilton pro moted to the vacancy. J. 9. South, of N'aw York, has been appointed to gup fly the p>st vacated by the lattor* 9. Newt >n Pettis, of Crawford county, Pennsylvania, will probac y be appointed Judge of one of the Territories. The Sonate to day confirmed the following nomlna ItaM:? Th w a? 0. H'ter, of Now HampAlre, Chaplain in the Nary. W ii!Un H. Carter, of Ohio, Second Liar. tenant in the Marine Gaps. Cornelius F B ck, Marshal for Minnesota. John r/ockw Jod, Post Master at Milwaukee. EJiae W. Leavenworth, of Sow York, Commissioner usdt r the Convention with New Granada for tba settle wot of the c ams of American citizens against the re poU'i". Ciarles M. Davis, of Maryland, Secretary to the Osvunisekmer. 0?lvln Husen. of New York, Commissioner under the Convention with Costa Rica for a s milar purpose. B. nj 0 Farrar, Assistant treasurer at St. Louis. Oban Howe, Collector at Key West. David M. <"baj>.n. Collector of Customs at Ostregatohle, New To?k. Samuel I/>ng. Consul at Lahama. tits w?-.v?s. n.4 Pros 'dent haa oec.ded to d?y to make no nife ap pftstatenta of foreign m .as one for on* week, but to de vote h<s attention to e'her m titers. Tim MMhOI TO JATJUf. Thcr- is a heavy pressure upon the President to remove fltrwnsend R??ns. Minister to lapan. The place seekers are iseiorab'.e .n their deman 1. I will etate, for the be ?ettt oC those who are appi) tng for Mr. Harris' place, that h? will net he removed. This has baeo determined apon. m rcu7!?.v Mt^sioy. Owing to tlie criti a. conditl n of aBV.rs In this coun try . ard the urgent ne?* ssKy of a p-oper representation ?t the p'ln< 'pal Tour's cf Kurope, especially In those couutrua wttb wh.ifcour cxntaercial relatione ire m et Utttnite, Mr Gilford, Mlniiter to 9r j?s*1*, will leave for tfp si ti? tho fl?st -team-r, and Cjnroq :eailv w J1 be the U. at rep.e^i/tative unue- the preset'. edmln.straUan fa otsiimr d v'oma'lo, fun lions m Porope. This <ifi)N>(ut&rnt is c piu moii ted upon by nome radira w-ati <ine, sa.i, |>erli>p? have been Uirappe.nted In the'r own p?e i>>^ stpai'Htmp*; but It i? certain that In -his instance, ?a welt w n ro ,st of the other do natio apiNiinim iits m ise ytwsi aimm s<r?t: >n, Mr. Liaooln ii* I tn view o h r 0~m?ldtVaMoM than tho?e of noisy par tisttahip, sr. i it is us! v.iaaliy conceded that In th?se appointiMH.ts he is tmlneiKiy sucommful in ha\ing ob tained the rif btjnen for tha r yht plaeea. <<k< Rst.?H\ or unianon to iotdo*. to day the President sent u? ,tbe Senate the appoint ?act ol Charles L. Wilson . of nilno.?S, aa Secretary of Le (5*i ton at Ixmlon. Mr. Wilson Is editor of the Chicago and was a warm .rtvoirate of Mr. Seward for the Pre??de*uy He b-t? been pressed by ht* friends for Peat mtftiai of Chicago, and has been severely oppoeed by h s enemies, who ars antl Reward men There !s another reason for this appointment It was well kixwn to Mr * wn?d -hs* If h? did not suggest the name of Ifl ?. Wilson for Rerretsry of f.egattoo, that Mr -I*wrence, of 0aston, would ?o; it. Hcnca the coup dtUt, which su/prlasa ?very om. IKE S?*XTARY or tjliinon TO PAKH. Wb. 5. l'enaington, eM-*t son of the tele Speaker of lbs ? House, ku been appointed Secretary of Legation to Paris, ' instead of Mr. Fry, of the Inlun-t, wbom everybody out- | skie of Mr. Reward's lnJtaence supposed would bo seloct ?d. This to vlewod as another jap at Greeley. The fact | Ib that Mr. Seward la acting boldly upon the principle of , rewarding your friends and puntshing your enemies. In hie hot haste to gratify this statesmanlike inclination he ' h?? sometimes boon imprudent and not discriminative bo tween the two classes. TTJfi Xtw YORK *1 TOICTmClfB. The New York city appo.&tnients are ander coot iilera tlon. A large cumber < f applicants, therefore, are In Washing ton. Notwithstanding there is a powerful effort being made to induce the President to make the New York appoint ments, especially the Marshal and District A i to .-coy, still they are kept back. There is a hitch somewhere. He intimated pretty plainly to-day to a gentleman who called to ate alj^ut them, that -certain men had misre presented matters, and that he had been mlsftpd In re gard to certain men who were prominent for petitions. The New York appointment* will be made to morrow or nect day. Mr. Baiwey will b> Collector. Now that Gen. Nye is out of the ring for Marshal, Mr. Weed insists that Alexander H. Schultz, his right bower, shall have the place, in order to punish Mudgett, another candidate, who, as president of the Brooklyn Rocky Moun tain Club, signed a r or tea of resolutions adopted by thatas social) on last fall, denouncing Weed's lobby jebs. Shultz's appointment was to be a sort ef political coup d'etat, but the President discovered the plot, and exploded it, and now Schultz will not be marshal. Mr. Dart, efSt. I-awrenco county, bas a good show for Attorney of the Northern District of New York. Gen. Nye's nomination as Governor of Nevadi Terri tory is very much liked. Eo accepts the position, and will make his mark with i&o people. Mo everybody says who know him. The Committee on Territories in the Se nate unanimously report**! the nomination back to day, and to morrow be wil; be confirmed. " ma caufoimia afpoivtioctts. The light over the California appointments is becoming very animated. The issue is now narrowed down to the two wings ? the radical and conservative republicans. Should the former succeed, it is alleged that they will destroy the party in the State, as they are in a small mtno rity, confined only to flan Francisco, while the latter are dominant throughout the State. Mr. IJncoln understands the matter, and will take the advice of Senator Baker, who is a disinterested party. General lane left WashJ^ton to clay for New York, to take passage for the Pacfclc. thc rici.untxj'HLt (ounaroiMHrr. The contest for the Collectorship of Philadelphia is sbarply made between Webster and 1'ollock. The friends of each claim it. ItrAXBJEL OVER THE PLfJfDXR. An "Irrepressible cocHkrt'' is going on in the republi can racks already. Mr. Seward sets himself up as the viccroy of the administration, and Mr. Lincoln is begin ning to discover the fact. MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS. Wa.-uixciox, March 21, 1801. the Missm; rsrm> f-TAtwi s?m? lbvatt. The Navy Department <Jo not credit tbe statement Uut the mining ship Urut h?J put into the Sandwich Islands in a disabled condition. The refort does not come well authenticated. IBS -VKW TiNlT. Geceral Diz arrived here this evening. Secretary Chaoo, it is understood, desired his presence horo to aid him in preparing the Instructions to collectors respecting the new tariff, and also in regard to other nation con nected with the Treasury Department. It won Id take l'hiladolphia lawyers, said on* of the clerks in the department to- day, to make head or tall out of tbe rooent Tarlil' hill. It is regarded by everybody in the department as one of the most Impracticable mea sures, and rtont it will bo next to impossible to carry i* out. ?imms a lu haw tmrimtaDrt. Commodore Str Ingham bu been ordered ll report in person to tbe Navy Department He has been assigned very important duty, having In charge several of the leading desks in that de partment Ibe critical conditlm of affairs, and his great expericnco in na^) matters, Is tbe ciuso assigned for th is step. The present Secretary is far from being cut fait in i aval matters. There are to be several changes Id the bureaus of tbe Navy Depar ment. Tbe present occupants must give way to nor hands. This announcement has caused quite a flutter among those who supposed they had a life estate In this ancient and dilapidated arm of the service. Moses H. Grinnell and Mr. Warren have arrived. They are tcro for the purpose of learning, If possible, the policy of this administration? whether it is peace or war. This unsettled state of matters Is regarded as worse honopen war. ALARM OP THE PllOTBrTKKU-trH. The protectionists here are greatly alarmed at the pros pect of the meeting of Congress, as it Is believed one of Its first acts will be the repeal of the new tariff. Secre tary Chase does not hesitate to say he will do every' thing in his power to have It repealed. Mr. Chase doclared to a prominent gentleman to-day that Mr. Barney should have tbe New York Cik torn House. Nye says he prefers the Territorial Governorship to the New Toiit MarshaJshlp, as the latter ofllce la only worth about |3,600 a year, and vast responsibility, whilst ss Governor of Nevada he can save newly all the salary, as it or?ts nothing to live oat there, and he can oome back as United .states Senator with an Immense bill for mileage. The New York Marahalshlp, according to official returns, is less than H ,000 a year. Rtftus WHKMI OP OCR RAILWAY STWItll. Onron Sternberg, one of the most respected and able of tbe noblemen of Russia, has just made a cartttal tour of observation of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, as far as Parkersburg and Wheeling, In oompany with Capt. (JLmann, of the Imperial Engineers, and Baron Osten darken, Secretary of the Busaian Legation at Washing ton. rhese gefltlemen were greatly struck with the strong peculiarities that mark this celebrated line of rail way, which they pronounce more bold and attractive than any railway in the Old World, not even excepting that over the ^'aumerlnfc Alps. Tbe object of the Baron's visit to tb.s country Is to spend alx months In tbe c ireful study of the American railroad system, for th'' purpose if reporting to his government, with a view to building very extensive railroad works throughout the Southern and Western part of the emp'.re. It Ik said that the Ba-on has also an eye to the stu ly of oar politics, and that, in addition bis Northern and Washington observations, he is about vlahiog Charleston, Montgomery and New Orleans. th* rRsarworr's im. The President will give another public levee at the White House tomorrow, Friday night. TUB AMOVIOTF3T Or THlf SKVATR. The Senate will not probably adjourn before the mid din of next wtek. Mr. Bayard has oocup ed s-sveral bours for two days, and will conclude his remarks to r. rrow. Mr. Douglas Intends to reply ta Mr. Creek in riige's late epoech. Senators Mason and Banter have left lor their homes. OUR WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENCE. Washi.vht.jjt, March 19, 1M1< SohHcm af t\? Dif hma'M Imbroglio? tnother Job ? Pitta' uf aoMon nA tht App intmentM to iKe h'ttnch, En-tlU\ and Htrhnian Mitlumi ? I That Oa u*ni I hem to be Vorfe? Why ir?W ton .Scrtf to lurkty ? JKe Mutt Abon Corl Schurt, rfc. , 4c. Honest Old Abe dea s in surp'lses. People who are not fnmilar with his sly, cunning, crlg aal ways, generally supposed that wbeaever h.s plaei hunting tormentora re laxed their merciless onslaughts upon blm, his time and thoughts were wholly engrossed with the mission of tho Southern ambassadors, the evacuation of Port Sumter, the reinforcement of Fort Pickens, the cullectloo of tho revenue sad other matters of vital importano*. But It now appears, that immediately upon completing his Cabi net, after mucb vexation anJembarraaoaent, the ex-rall splitler undertook an equally novel, difficult aad delioate Job. He tried hi* band at di plomacy. With th* aid of his experienced nsslstant? the Secretary of state? hi* labor* In th* j diplomatic lino colt, to be sure, neither a* much tiiu* tor ; trouble a* his Cabinet making. On the contrary, he made | a rather hasty husirwrs of n, and while tho Cfcfclnet I owirg to the beterogeneousnees of its component p..rte, and the procrastination and conduuit changes during lU' construction, In )udlcioua hurry brought about a similarly j unsatisfactory selection of material ft* tbe leading Euro pean missions . i have yet to Snd the first refa^lloaa that docs not risk anything by finding fault with Executive pioMiire, | expressing entire approbation of tbe ohotco made by tha | President and the Premier fer tho ijighih, Preach and Sardinian Ministries. Ibe names dli not surprise aud ^ disappoint so much aa the posittous with which they were ; respectively coi.u^cieJ. Adams, a; though an ablo man, , la univjjrwilly looked upon as entirely Inadequate to tlie twk likely to bo required of tho rep-eeen'-ativo of the fe deral government at the Court of .it. James during the next four years. Pay ton .s consider cl us able m in, but en- : tirely out o:' place in Parts. Marsh, an old dried op bock- . worm, witli a full stoek of Puritanical notions, of chilling ( rigir, and without that warmth of feeling and sympathy that alone can Insure popularity an t buccom In Italy, v 11 appear no better at the Court of VI :tor Emanuel than n mummy in a ga'lory of paintings. But not only sins of co so mission , but auto of omiseion, are charged to tbe di plomatic vxvnurt of tho new administration. Its warmest friends Snd themselves unable to expUan or to exouse tho overlooking of the claims cf ( olonel Fremont. H was generally believed, until very rcoently , that he had ab solutely declined cach and every Executive favor. But tbe appearance of a number of his New York friends upon this arena soijo days sinoe, and tho zeal and activity they displayed in his in terest, proved conclusively that bo was not unwilli' g U snra What then causal this strange sligh <jf the republican standard bearer of lt&fi.and thesulisl .etionof the candidate for the Vice l'rosideicy in the p ace desired by Mm? ?ie current presumption is that uie fact of his being Identified with and persistently urged by 'he Tri bune Interest induced Beward to slaughter him. Some say that tho pretest of the California republicans, who charged him with lukewarmuesb during the last Presi dential campaign, had something to do w ith his discom fiture. But it is hardly possible th tt what did not pre vent the appointment of Marsh rhould hire prevented | his. Who ever knew, indeetf, of the former spending a * cent, wr. ting a line or say iug a word for the success of the n3.u1 that lias seen tit to bestow upon htm tho moat desirable diplomatic prize In his gift? Tbe true explanation of the unsatisfactory apportion ment of tbe principal European missions lies 111 the (hot that the President himself has but a limited know ledge of .European society and politics, and ft hardly more extensive ono of the true intellectual and social eminenctea or this country and that Hence be felt compiled to depend a'together on the advice of Seward, lhc Premier was not slow to mako good use cf bis opportunity, and prevailed on him to appoint Day ten in order to spite Creeloy, and Uarsh and Adams U pay Banner and other New Knglond radicals in full and with interest for tholr secret enmity since hia recent re cantations and conservative profeasiooa. Why wefl Chevalier Webb sent to Turkey? A moat mo mentous qui ation all New York hus uoubtle-ts been ask ing ever since day before yesterday. Many are tbo re* soes assigned for the Kxecutlve step that may deprive 'lie Usui n of a noet abundant source or juloy editorials, and tbe I jupiro?ity of many a laugh at tho oxponaeof tho redoubtable Cetera!. Some say that as the evacuation of Fort Soaster is determined upon, bis strategic genius will not bo called upon to carry into practice the em. nently able atd. numerous theories aa to how Major Ar loreoo i3 to be relnforcod tint formed a stan dard feai ire of tbe Crmritr and Ktu/uircr Binee November last. Ot. ?rs contend that as tho administration menus peace an. not war, it linds it advisable to send such beLi cose and sanguinary li dividu/ls out ef the country; and list!y,lt .siaid' iHt tbe lnveteaate old joker, now pre siding over the White House, determined, upon finding it imposaibic to shake the Chevalier oQ' without some dipio mm ic bone or other, to send him purpoeoly whither he least wished te go. The Sardinian mission is disponed of, but Schurs still remains in tlie field. The prize for which he entered the lists has escaped his hands: but justice requires me to Hate that he made a gallant l.ght, and that, although defeated, ho hog Inflicted wounda upon his roost unexpected, and at tho sums time rcaolute adversary, that may prove fatal. He said bis grievances have retchod the hun dreds of thousands of German voters that hild the balance of political power tbroignout tho Northwest, and, judging from tho rcspontee of th. ir leading organs, Sew aid stands now branded in their cyes%ith the taint of nativlsm, which be win find difficult to wipe out. aud that may forever mako htm unavailable as a candidate for the 1'iesldcncy. The fact thit he is now willing to col rent to the appointment of Sohurz as Minister to Por tugal shows that he is not insensible to tho eflect of hla pioscriptive views towards tk.>?e that one? were nmong tbe most ardfit't and active of bU admlrorK and sup porters. It is truo, many o; tchttrjt's countrymen did not think be had fairij o*>ne 1 tbo tempting priz" ho was anxious to serme, ana b?nce it is net t-o much his failaro to oiitnln It as the roa?<>ns 1.1 -igntd for -.fitbhotdmg It ^?T jtyii.'*"! ejclte their j*wit hostility towards the Schu' r has prosecuted his claim from tbe very start wilt /m-n&n pluck tnd Herman nersevereufe. He saw insMrc'ivvly tb*t tho gwi<ri'u? fi*l?iys >>r the Presides edt ied a better Held for tb<" pursuit ef his object than the slippeiy, calculating diplomacy of SewarJ. and hence confined his etfbrts moitiy to t'tie fornor. His partial succors, Im'eed, is due moie to Presidential inter' o'euco In his behalf thin the Intentions or tae Premier. I'MITED STATE* KE1ATE. KXTJtA MMIO*. WtMnmrrox, March 21, 1&61. , Mr. Dougiaa' resolution relative to tho Southern forts, Ac. , ?u t<tken op. Mr. BiTimn. (opp.) of Del., resumed hi* remarks In favor of acknowledging the Independence of tb>- Tonfedo rate States. He discursed the causes which lea to the withdrawal of seven States from the Union. Among these was the formation and triumph of a eecttoual pvty " recognizing the equality of nil men, without regard to race, and hostile to the institution of slavery. Die ulti mate purpose was to extinguish it by the indirect action of the federal government. This was tho fundatrien'al Idea which underlies that party. He thin, at length, ar gue 1 the right of property in s'svee and the duty of pro tecting it. Without concluding, hu give way for a mo tion to go into executive seaskii, which prevailed, and the Senate Adjourned. Police Iittlll(?nr*. Axeman H>rr irr tub Pow.i H nut fMra Vila ? Two Aujtim I>i .ordsri.y Homes Bkokks Cr nv tiik i' njfs.? Between eievon and twelve o'clock last .night Sergeant Knapp, accompanied by officer Bolib , roundsman Pola ney and n tqnad of police, made a deeount on tiro udegeJ disorderly houses of prostitution, Nos. 11 anl 13 Oliver street For tome time pant several -eep*ctab!e families residing in the neighborhood, osd the members of the Oliver street church, have be. n greatly omojed by tho female occupants of these houses, they having mafic It a regular business to annoy those passing to ?nd from the oburcb, and on tbo Sabbath were always to bo i?n at the windows In a half nude itiite. A complaint having ben k>)ged agala?t them, the police were placed in possess ?n of a warrant, an I at the above hour last night made a descent on tbe premise at No.'ll, kept by Francis He?*, and No. 13, bv Mmc. B.kir. Some twenty ni"i at.d wom?n were arrest od, who on being conveyed to the station fcnase give their names ss Kmily Jane Williams, .fulia Sen lord. Clara Ste vens, Catharine Karr, I/iuis? Fisher, Amelia Werner, Henrietta Waiters, Anna House, Augus'.a Hiker, Fanny Howard and Winy Ann Brown. V g.'ntii man, namrd James Bobertsoo, from tferana . fit. was also among the party arrested, mm! wan very desirous to fight tbe rounds msn ivdsnev for arm t.lr g him; but an the ofilcer wss not on that business lis refuted to accommodate him. Ronhnu 4 Frxow Warnm ? rhomas Tkmohue, a waiter at tbe \stor House, sea tak>>n into custody yes tor day by officer Itevoy. on charge of stealing $A7 from tho trunk oi rne i f bis follow waiters nanvd James T. West. The prisoner, it sppcars, cat quite a dasb with West's mo ney , attending tho bsll of the Sixty nistb r?g m"nt, at the AasOBMy lie >ms, on St. i atrkk's .night, .in i tlnnilr winding up w ith " \ isit to a ho ire of ill fame in Centre Street, where he stood treat to the tun" ot twenty bittlee of wine. Indeed, !<? e^rmvii .gly lavish was ho In his favors that before daylb ht ?b?- neut morning he found himself without a s nglo dollar. Ilia absence from tho Astor House soon after the di?"i,vory of the rol>b"ry,at>d bis general familiarity whIi West's ilna*ictal silatrs, induced tbe pot oe to go in search of him. When found, at th> oorner of T bumpkin ani Houston streets, yesterday , be st on :e oicfo?i*' his guilt, and expreesed himseii r >rty a' not u >nB able t > restore some of tbe stolen (*it ds J ut lie 'i? hoi no committed the anxutsd for Uitl on charge of grand i*ro> ny. Dice km TJros A I'lumiunu r Hft< m ? At a la''? hour on Wednesday uiglt tbe Feurth prtctoct pollco made a de tcent upon the premi^cR of Mary Fleming, crner of (>sk end Boosevelt street*, and arieetcd bout a do/en of the itiinaWS. The prisoners, who are must y g?*l? under eiyhti'^n yssrs or age, w?ro lodged m tbe nation bouse oter night, and yiater. ay ciornn g 'hey were i?ent to the Toombs and dispotol of as vtgrai, is b* Justice Osborne. A g'rl named Mary MoQuaile, ? hovi (Lu->nl* reside at troy, was most instruments! in having vie place broken up. She had been 'ttooytd into tho den by one uf Mis. Fleming's nym^bs, and because she would net allow Imw to be proitl tuted she wss abu??d in a tto^t shameful manner and turned out of duors. Failing herself some wbs' aggrieved fba mpplled to the Fourth ward station hou?o lor rrdiesa. and ibo eapte n at cnoe determined to brri'k up Uie pbcc. The &impia<naut, *1) i Is ncjin-eiy aevebtei n years of age, wm tent home to her pareuts. Inn nun Bosnwiv tor Twiorrr-nf-ni str?rt. ? Arthur McQunde wss brought before Justice Connolly, at th? Jeffnton Market Police Court, yesterday, on charge of higbwty robbety , preferred against him hy William A. tTirlstmi e?n, of N a 124 East Twrnty-flfth street. The complainant alleges tbe' on Wi?tn**aay evening, as he wss slniiuing at the MM dMV of his dwelling as above, McQoade and two othar men eame along and jostled ngsin-t him violently. While eUsuapting to detain oi.e of the assailants, Mr. Cbristiaiison wsa knocked down by tbe other two, and then rubbed of a gold watch, valued at $1M. He identified the prl s< tier ss one of the men who were engagod la tbe iapndent piece of robtery, and pray e< I that he m.ght he r'usmitud to anewer. The maturate hekl fa uwiwtin. THE SPRING FASHIONS. OpeatMg Day of tike Season. J Yertcrday was set apart by Ibe mod let's of N'ew York ' for the opening of th? spriag fash'ona. and It vu about tho worst, il.tj for the purpoee thai could have boqa se lected from the *hele calendar. The 21st of March It the ' culminating point of the spring optinei, and the <b*r?es arc three to tne against favorable weather. Tbe loaders ' of fa.-ihion ought to be posted up on this matter, and might study the laws of nuteorok try with profit and advantage. One week earlier cr later would answer just as well, and, considered with regard to the interests of thoae oonverned, would, we have no doubt, do much bolter In a pecu niary paint of view. With fair weather, the opening would hare been more successful tbau the depresse-l condition of bu?tnetM would lead one to expect, although thore has been a large falling oil' in the demand this year as compared with former periods. The crista which affects all > ?? made do exception in the m of the dealers la f shii. f, who hare lost a great number of their Southern customers. Wo .are heard of some Instance* of their bills having beeu pretested; but the debta an regarded as perfectly good, and tha < -editors are eonndent that thoy w 1)1 be collected whon time* be come better. Whether their cvtomers will return it> another aflktr; hut as New Vofo. is to the New Worl i what Paris Is to iXieOld, <t is hardly probable that the Southerners will erer zaore its claims in this particular, by eetabtishlng a centre of fashion among tbomst ?ves. No matter what politicians may do, no matter how many confederacies the Union may he fpll'. into, the Empire City will alwujs hold its place, and tho milliner* and modistes of the South will lock t? ours for tbe lat?et styles of boncets and the newest novelties In drees. In wmo roipocts New York li ahead of the gloat French capital; 'and alth ugh It rules the world of fsshicn, still its laws are subject' to many modifications and improvements beforo their adop

tion on this slue of the Atlantic. Wo ha^e seeL .ind do scribcd, on the occasion of f irmer openings, spe omens of the artistic skill aad genius of our mo dlstes that surpassed any ever Imported from Paris. The eflects of the crisis, therefore, nil be only temporary, and with the re- establish went of husincsr and tho re turn of confidence, bonnets, and (lowers, and ruches, and ribbona, und everything that goes to moke np the j-rand sum total called fashion, will flourish with oven more than their former luxuriance and BUgalflcence. The only visiters inspecting the articles on exhibition yesterday at the various establishments on Broadway and oil. er thoroughfares were those frou the country, who came to Now York for the express purpose of pur chasing, and for whom tne weather had no ter rors. The necessities of business compelled their attendance, and we presume they bought as much as they would had the equinoxlal storm been postponed for a week; and had Broadway glittered In all the refulgence of a brilliant opening day, w 1th fine weather overhead and that other essential for outdoor exercitc ? clean streets? -the different exhibition rooms would be as crowded as if the Union were flourish ing In all IU tntogrlty and a Southern confederacy had never existed. But if tbe weatb br disappointed the exi pec tat ions of fashion's votaries, tir at least of the Nww York portion of them, ttey will take advantage of the first fair day to make U>elr vitfta, omt to inspect tbe iinerics that will be spread in >uch tempt Jig profusion before them, l or them opening' day h*r only been post poned, and when It commences fa'rly It vill he prolonged far be) ond the diurnal limits preei rlbed in tho calenJar. H would seem that Fiflh avenue is cot so favorable a lociltty for the business of tbe milliners M some bad been led to expect. Last year we called attcntt in to the fact that It had boen Invaded by a module; bat tho ilite do rot appear to have appreciated tha i oov^ment, for tbut far *a have not hesrd of any opening ia that quar ter, ant* it ia fair to oencluda that "the Kren^ -h invasion, '? as it was called at the time, has not been a successful one. It In doubtful, Indeed, whotner anjtU og Is to be rained o pu by a tmslnofs neighborhood wit 4 that <i ar ter of the city. brief reference Is necel ***? to ex (Bain the eanae of With avonUS having tetf > ?a)t!*l in the toh? win*. list of e]>eDU)?s: ? Um.-UyKvv Wllilsm Brown, Mrs. Wm. 5<mn? on*, r. Lo\ ins, Mrs. 3. II <>oirjn, L. Ulcus, 0. W. 1 W?for J, JiicsuACif" 1'icot \\ .Uinson, Mad uno Ioiws, Mad uno report*;, W. Jack on (tnourt.ng), MtiLitne L. ?, Vrg. I/- vctt, .itiraft Ticker, L Jlelntosb. Cajmi tum. ? Mrs. Mulcfciuaok, M-ulime PetT'riw*, Mrs .lobniro, Mrt." tialllers, Glinn &ctaUth, M. Ihi j , liro dle's, Mad-me fta'tlnge. Buck* Kfa tjTKKiT. ? Mrs. !)a\ .dson Piitii iirM r ? Mrs Arer ^ Miss-dingg, lira. Rirg% old. Divisk x Stiiiji? W ?perbjm, Mrs. M. Feeiy, I trs. Opeshym. Cm: Ainxs SrKMrr. ? Mrf. Bells. ? Cust?* Pi.u* ? Misses R. U. and K. B. Thomas. Bowkbi. ? Mrs. J. W. Dompsey. roM?u-K Stkeict.? Mrs. M. C. Blauck. Priitso SrHRrr ? Mrs. Rnmrlll. BroOKLT*.? A. L. if Id ai.d C. Bcaty, FuJtoo street. BONKKTI. TLi bontcU t!;la season are moro beautiful than evef in torm M?.l orrangemert, in the stj li> and dispcsitlon of Hi? trimming, and in those minute di-tails mbicb, though trifling in themselves, go so Tar towards ma* ng up a pen'ret whole. Wc never remember I j h\ve "iiVsH" at an <?p?u jig in which this ess^Dtiti ciomect of sucoeaa was m> jppaxt nt. It seem.-.! a? If tUe ex gsacy of tho tines, tbe political and mons'ary crisis in which we are Involved. ard tbe nee . ?Mitjr for a>?ertng tbe superiority of New York tn matter* of Usto, and vlud ratlug iw claim to b? considered the Paris of tbe New World, hail incited cur moiisves to ' do their tnesdy utmost, ' to display all ibetr resource* nf taste aul mveit.-iu, and t? prove that, ro matter how tblt>gs go, tno Empire '"ity will Hill he tbe centre of ftsHin anJ the capital of tho world of taste. Wo think that do motive leas lofty cwld have prcduc d tb<se exquisi'e little fab'ios, so firm, yet so light, so simple, yet w> (ttfinrrv 'hat we i?w yes'er dny lbry must bare boon d?vw' t ;>} busy brtius and com jounced by Htllfui lingers, i ? th" florv of New Yolk and tbe subJngat:on of ill Southern dane* and demoiselles that wanlerd AiUiin ey> suot. May they have been many. The peculiar nature of the weather, too, aided the novelty of Interest t? tbe oc :?>rn. lor wbo ever saw a snowy "opcniii#" before? Wii tor ui its roogb-wt mood without, and w ithln thoss delicate creations, 'bose spring scd summer farcies, rny with glistening leaves and blubbing {lowers. Ibis anonia'y. however, gave a ticge of I'orfry to a moro mat tec of ousmeM, irapjrt'l a cha lacter of idvaiit> to tbe sh-li atlair, and traraformsd ??< pen i f ?U> n'onnirt exhibition. And frtanly it requite* any smonnt o; arti?tic Us to to bieud snd har m<tiise and < ontrast these var ? Ing colors, to cull and ar raLge tlira* (lowers, to dispone thise (lo. cy r.l mda of laoe, and to devise those tnuMtfsriout styles or trimming, N on- as If brought from other sphere!, Vat welcome at if loved (<>r jears. Tbe bats for spriLg nud summer are about tho sa.no ?In as tb *o of I'iMt si Jig' e? a little smaller, ppihips, b it not perceptibly so: but tb" slupe is essentially different, ncrri-s'taitcgadiilerintstTle of inside trlmmng, piettier in Itself and mere bc< o?li>g to tbe wearer tbsn we hive leu i csnxiom< d to for a long timo. Tbe bat lla-os a little la the front, just enough to leave room for tr;m in'Ufc, which is pretty gr set 'illy arrang' d In tbe cirooal Nia, nn?t c'osos in more at the si le?, the ru^he V- ng (*ls|'ii>s-d with altogether, and its place supplied by nui Ct ,in.x ai d quilling. 1 be crown droops ?.igliily, and the < apes are ooveieo with ovon-apes of rich laoe. rbe soft mown has i!i appeared as wo know three geaeraltt:escan v? ) but a m sty ido* uf the fashkmitble styles for the c m ng trason. id .c Ci rdaLCO With our usual oiistogi oc these ctouions, we will endeavor to describe a few of the mori tooutiful ard strikmir hits on exhibit) jn yesterday. ime, "I lis .-'n(<?lluko, ' was particularly ad uired. and dis? r vodiy a?, for nothing rou'.d excel its ool nlMS beau t> snd exquisite dclicaoy. No hat was otrr more appro priately tuoiod. for It was a perfect snowflaks, wuite and pi. re ncd soft as tbo?e ws saw whirling pis*, the wtn dow ,or talitng gently to tho grounii. The m%t?rial was white chip; irtmmiiis, marabou'., tipped with a fringe <tf heavier I'trkh ffsthirs. Over tbe cap"; was a fall*,' rich point o>ppli<|iie, and ioan I tbe edg? of tbe hat ran a t/lmmtDgof the xanio material. In the Inside was a ksiideau of marabout, onusbt up at one side by ? bitiqust ot w hite v.i'lots, whose palo lovoiiiiocs was relieved by a dflliate muss rosebud llist nestled amid them. Whits s'rltgs stul white Ure UnpeU, ti inmol with a quliling of bionds, Reserved ths uniformity uf the whnls desl^D? ? uniformity that the solitary rosebud onl> sen rd to render iikmv appwsnt. In Brown's, alcngsM* of the arttflc^l snow Make w e bsvs j ist de scribed, was tbe ??Sensation Hat,'1 formed of tine split straw and trimmed in a peculiar fashion. Three ros-s of black velvet piping rsn round the crown, s?d three others msrk' d tho junction of tbe crown ud side crown, whils round the < dge of tb? cape and the brim of the hat was carrlod a trimming of black lace and strsw, so later mingled *s to form a striking looking arabesque teslgn. A bboquet of bluetts s and 'Wteardsil grain'' m?dc up Uie outskie trimming, and loslde were scarlet r.ises, wb'te blende sn 1 rreni h strsw on one side, and on the other a b w of btok ribbon, fastened with a lone star? tbs strligs black, ami f Terstrlngs whl?*?, emhroldsred with strsw simp In the lone star fashion. In the samd estab lishnu nt was a bUck lace hat that attraoted more than Its ?bare of sdmlrms atteAtlon. A deep fail of rirh Chan 1111/ Isce wss attached to the brim or the hat and Hung br.ck over the fr/mt, while a fall of ths same material jtaC^ibscTcrrsp#. or use t*: ru * fff tr ins ra'rg, save ob one aide a BUM of leaves eT*ry hj*> from the dedicate shade of the newly opeaed leaf t? the rtober autumnal t mis thai presage decay , aadMeWfyTOMI fnm the piunat. d to the lanoeolalod , from the lea' ?U? sturdy oak to tha' of the delicate Oriental palm. Tn s exquisite cluster of leaves waa glistening with dew aa if Joat fttshly gaihered, anl (? tho black ground *0 < <" the bat Hood out in togid lehef. the inside tr.m uxg waa ccmpoeed of violets, ax-U'as a> d lilies if the valley embedded in laee Nor must we omit to mention a veey .oiegait and s tylteh hat l'ornu.d u embroidered white -o k , "with a marabout plume caught at the brim and falling ?" a graceful sweep over' the bonnet; Inside trimming, a fewer of the new, rich shade known as sublime red, tempered by green leuvea, and set in blaok lace. Nor another, even more beautiful, of chip, with transpa rent front, across wblch was disposed a wreath of Galea, the came flowers being arranged unit) form a iding for the cape. Inside, the tiny delicate lilies of tbo valley gl>nted though blades of grans, and were liually lost amid clustering patsy leaves encircling a solitary specimen of that flower. which seemed ? s ) natural it ? 10 grow under the shelter of that protecting brim. We ?lso observed tome very elegant I/'ghorn hat*,Io>k:ng as hate ol tbat material always do, when properly trimmed, lad j like and diitingue. On the whole we have never seen an "opening" thv better deserved success, and it is to be regretted that such unseasonable weather should have set in last in time to mar it However, business people r-hoald learn tnts let son from such an untoward event, and remember it next Mar. !i? if the equinox will not 'defer to them, they must defer to the equinox. 11RKHSK8. One of those important revolutions which take place sometimes tn the empire of Fasbicn, as welt as in the realm of any other potentate, has sprung upon us. It is no trifling innovation, no slight alteration, no inconside rable addition, but a radical, fundamental change, rho foil ikirt whl3h the present generation so much afleoted has been repudiated, and in Its place we have the quaint old fasbiomd gored skirt of our grandmothers and gnat grandmothers. The premonitory symptom* or this change have beon apparent to the obaerv lug philosophic eve in the gwrcd outer garments in whe n ladies have perambulated Broadway for some nine past. Ilio mera.1 1st and the politician may both deduce a useful iesnou fr<m this tashlonable revolution; and it Is this; that while the lesser lights of fashion were trifling away their time and distracting public attention, duci.ai.og be tween the ndmisaibiiity of beita, waists and pointed '*?wts, flowing sleeves or tight sleeves, the real po nt of danger was overlooked, and their insignid<?nt I ctl sliyive ard waist squabbles were overwhelmed in the general cata clysm which has fallen up>n ui. sJo even chr.ngee in dress may " i?Il>' a moral " But we do not hesitate to ray that, like all Reailble, practical people, we give in our adh-alon to Uie powers that be. and we venture to assert that the gf.red skirts will, when they become, as it were, naturalized am mg us, be very popular witn New York ladles. Toe >iuaiut littlo pockets which were especially potn:ed<out to us la Taylor's id the iittlLg receptacle lor the sLsplay of a banJBomohanok'rcbief, used in the times Of our vene rated grand mothers aforesaid, carry the "open se same'' to many a closet rich in preserves and sweet meats. and many a bureau well sucked w?;ih household linen, but such vulgar things as keys coulrt sever bo ;ia soeiated with these dainty little |?ocke:s. rUey are too shallow, too super ilcial ? they lick tho depth, the profundity, the liberal, hospitable look that was t>o characteristic of those receptacles of the <lames of ancient days. As to material* ibey coniBtoftheusial summer styles, O'gandiee, pineapple lilkn, barogea, grenadines, rummer silks, poplins, musliiis and a host of mixed fabrics suitable tor warm weather Dark eoloied, heavy alike sro not out of place as yet, tfor will they bo for the next mouth; but the majority of silks on exhibi tion are. of course, cbos?n with reference to the coming season, and cotsist of all those gay, brif ht colors which : we associate so naturally with sunny skies and green ! tields For outer garments we have rich, heavy rep silk or light cloth cl' aks for spring wtftur, and tor sum ; mer we have lace mantillas and blatj; suk pardee-iis. > We have alto tees some light gauxj' looking shawls, | that would be very desirable for warm weather; they are of all colors, and ombroldered in staall liomiusts, the I colors contrasting prettily with the: self color of the shawl. But leaving generalities a>-.de, we ah ill give our lady readers ?<me interesting details on the present style In whi<-h dreaaos are ma te, aa d to which all well regulated minds must yield imp.icit i>|?d'-noe It :s but tittifcg tbat tho skirt, whi< b has eiUtfted th e important revolution , shoulu take the pat. Thai efore we shall com mence with THK SKIRTS. The skirt is worn as long aa ever, I ratling a little In tne back, and very full at the bottom , whore .t measaroa seven yards in width. The skirt Is gored, and each gore is piped, generally with some color that contrasts tiste fully with the dreaa, or if It be a ?g :rel silk, th#pro vailing color of the patten Is used tor pip ng 5 line of thele skirts are male with flo-ncs )ilB?st to tbo waist, others with alternate folds and ttoutctm; hut it ;? gen > pgty i? ciOil Usst MsMM tiiilptui are th **> h? ve three or four small flounces, or ruih'jr frilM, a < ovcJ the extreme - n-J of the skirt this permits the graceful > weep of tho skirts to he plainly diatmgulshwl , and if the gores are piped with comraatiog col irn, the gay <l!-,vr aity is cot ooncea'ed. Vto tiny jiockeM are -trran^ l ? a" the fron: breadths, whkiri are plain, a*.i the dre?s is cl<i*<'d In front w ih ' buttonv, or trimmed with noendn of r bbor or velvet Any ml<? ^?nided !tdi vidnal consoPrg bitr.>.lf or herself with tho Idea tbat tblx style will take lim material will snan tiod out their mistake: a dress mea-eirltg seven yards r??ini the edge of the skirt will cot be a very r*> nomical <m >. There i* still another way of trimming the sxirt wtacli we must not omtt to mention, and that Is, that the ti xaio ing it carried op tho gores, thus dev eloping another w ty ot nisiioongvif the maf-rial, which appear* to tie t ie deatderatu n of the present This style offers tie curtty that the hoop aklrtw wi l still bo indispensable, f ir the gored skirt requiroa a kind of frame to sho* im proportion!. TTIK C0H8A0R. The cottage may be considered aa a kin l of append ige i to the kirt, being frequei tly cut out with it in the one | piece. It Is made high to the_ throat, and generally J withcut trimming. The only kind wh h this style admits is a surplice trimming crcming the ah-ju liters , and Wmlnatlng at ths waist. It sometlmee ex ten I ? as I ar In front aa the pockets. THE HI.BEVR. There 18 nothing arbitrary about the fashion of the sl? eve ; It is the only portion of tho dress which may be regi "drd as free. All the varieties which hive p'eaaol and puz/lcd us for tho last tw^or three s^asous still re mail ? the tlowlng. tho slashed, the puffed, the Goorgiau and toany otheis. The Utter is a very hai.d-; jme speci men i f the gesis flowing- sleeve, whose varieties Area! M i oAnite. MANTIL1. AH. The 1 srlety and beauty of tho go-id* In th?? d'yartment merited a better da; for tbeir eihiblt on. They am without cxcopt'.m the richest, Iiandso ..est and m<vt varied tft it we < v r had the pleasure to tnspct. The materials are p'aln and rep silk, light cloth, fancy doth of various .patterns, ard scattered nniinp these are to bo found a fe* linger ing plaids. Among the many feeauttfM rpecimens fco be teen in I/wd k Taylor s we part, jlarly admired on^i which is adapted for summer. It U a long, loose t !'?ak. of bine* ailk without Rieevc*, same *ba'. in the C irculsr style. It has neither cape a ir <*>1 Isr, but is pial 'ed at ihe neck, end trmmcd around the ni ck and (Jo* n the entire Iron' with a broad nr. he of quilled satin r^ibtw. This olo.ik is both staple and els gant In tlk* same establishment they had on exhibition a 1 osgoittcect biucic silk clots, worth O'ghty dollars. .It was made with tiowiog sJeevoi, drawn up a Jl'Ue .n f> ? and tr ain ed with buttons. Ttoe I'osu t> <>f this cloak ctvxistfld .n adeoprapeof guipure lace, which, iLt .ead or "tiding si the w..ist is souk capes go nerallj do. ?a%c*ntuiuoc J'iwa the *>?nt of the cIjsii, narrow at tho na.|* and w.d?mng faceruUy to th" hem tho "Japanese cloAk ' recalled our or!oeul fr.endn, and is woithy ol Ha uam e. Its square alcoves set into tho cl<>ak ?<|iiarel> a: d wt'h>ut any ownprooD'*#? that a w ith ivt un> ?h*p:nt? -and Its three tats^ls at lh* back of the neck, Its t r ad in mmug town tho fronts and rocr. I the sl<-evns, proclaim ? lojd the propriety of its ns.xe. The ' Oonto'nara," a ft 'H cMak of blaok ' Ik, wios- pr n clpal pecu.larlty was a t'oos?, sensible loosing hool. in tended evidently f >r urs If wss gathered in the back ?nd fssien- d w) h two f* ?*tles, *h> t*)* fret cane down p lifted to the <4 alst. Evety variety yt taste coulj be silted in this department, for them M every variety of style. We have sen soir.e bla.k s lk closks piped wth white, ot&ors atiich'Mt1 with ??h t?. an 1 tm ny piped with green, purplo, blue and various cil >rs A ne\v material, ca:lej, very appropr lately, " leopard clotk ," made a pretty and salt MM outer garment for spring wsaf. Among u? cloaks and mantillas lor m turning <whch wo saw j> Jscksm's hfl-o wss ->oe which wo smtnot past over w,th- it do ft< rlblt.g. It was a >rge, lufc S'SSl mantilla, mailt of baratli?a silk, mHks at J.??e baclt and tr.mmol withieep .'olds of crape the graceial fcjnnaa wa.-.h fell over the arm was k' pt from <!t Teneratlng 'n%>cl ;roxi. net* by being artng-d la folds tamewd wi b orape rtsedes. lho fronts ^erc to meal in Uh fsih.'in mo tiimmed with crape folds, the s*m? as the '<aoit. s arg- po .ited c*t"' lintshed th:s very eipffui'. gar merit. A more swibro *rtl-l i, mt-o i?d f jr w dows' wear, wss also ->n e*hi?' ti n. It was a mantilla compc-tod of the finest l.imbatiae, tiimmed with such p'oiafion of crape 'hat the o?i*!n?' maietial waa aim* St lost sight of. It *?* sl'ap>id >r*' the arm, farming a very osoelleut ?ub?t '.ute fos a sleeve A deep crspe cape, pointed Ml ?nd >iadt, was the or.:y sttempt at irlMm'rg which oaaMBi or giod tas e per mitted, and w? have never seen eltLcr t.Hatetl at thin eetsbiisbmeBt. wnwntH> Tlie variety and beauty which the dirwr ty of colors naturally crsates is den e I to the mournleg e?tabr.?.h merit. There they have to depend on the r go* taste and judgment, without any fsctlctoon aids. ICe mast say that, despito the sombre hoed pnrples and aoiemn black, thsy make a vsry aMractive appear toe the ma. torlals for monnlng dressea are aa fwHoua as !n ths gay st oolors. We hats Malta cloth, No wich poplin, Japanese crape (a beautiful artlole, mu.lh superior to black barege for HiBHV pineapple silks, Fwweh poplins, black and whit. ?Ws?i Bnanti ? mm So that lb'** who mourn for a friend or r*lnthre are no I of ovcrcatty ooo-.peil-d to Roam lo unbecoming attire, won.li would a J J, It mast be confessed, a> inUmmty ere u to grltf, ?ua form a w le^it .milt and intelligible cause ot moumiug in it*eif. Nor do mourning hat*, any more 'ban icourum^ (tools, lack itjio an<l variety. In f*c'. they can vie .u ebgau e of form and b.-uty of wurkniAt'Shp, i>i 1-tguia.uil rtuu-h , in siraplioily andelabo ration, in utUutlvu to minute details, uikl in per? fecu<?n of th'' whole , in everjti mg, In short, Mve the rain bow beauty that color* only can ^ive, with tho brilliant labrtcb that foim the pri<te of other an<1 lea* sombre es tablishment*. To prove this, and to ilmw kovmclt Ubte can do to supply the niace of variety of material and rasgc of chi lee, wo will ilncnUe j few mo ;rnlEjr bonnets i bat wo law in Jarknoo'F, rambiuiug Uw) beauty and lahbion of the new styla with the maple elegance desirable su loourL'jK g-?oda. I ho iltft wuj a hatct purple rawed crape, tpritik led over with liny ppota 01 straw, locking like gotten ?tar*, ihe outs.de trliamir.tr was an exquisite Iiuim h of li'?cs, on vhlch neeilod a bird of I'siaiifce. 1 be crown was forme. I of alternate :i?cleH cf quilled Ma< k and whi o iac ?, and the. inside trimmii.g was lormcd of liluiM. strings and over strings of tho Mmr idler. A bai of a siuiiuir color, but diflbrent ?ty ie. r<' it attracted att ntion. it waa eonipoeed of liiac crape, pla teil i 'D thr side crown The crown. of the same oolor, wax ahadad t> > a fold of black Illusion, and the triMp r>n< front gave a li^lil, ?umn>ery look to the hal. A tmnrh of papsiee, beautifully shaded and edged wUta RiWer. resiled among lulls ot black Uce on the brim of the bat, wli'le the inside trimming consisted of a wreath of violets un<! a cluster of berries. A fold <4 lilao crape (Ills up the space whiob w is formerly occupied by the ruche string* of purple and white. A very baidaome hat for i*eep mournlrg w&s made of English crape, fbe lioo rrt.wn was plaited, leaving a transparent front, which was sheathed in a pulling of bin :k illusion. The ootsMe trimming conskted of a bouquet of black silk flower*, embroidered with jet, from which drooped, In pontile grtve, a cluster of berrien. Inside trimming, lace and Mowors, arranged with consummate taste. W o must oot omit to mention a very hand wrae bat of white crap>, richly embroidered in cape and crown with black and white beads. The outside trimming wan a very peculiar and handsomo bunch of mixed white crape and black. in were, a drooping leather of both colors fell gracefully on one tide, and a fall of rich bUck lace b ?ept over th? brioa of the bat nnd formed part of the Ituide trimming. On the other Bide a bunch of feather lliwfers. s'.ar tibiped, ant a bow anJ bar bo of black lace completed tnis very elegant and bei online bat. Those Intended for docexjr uso ru^ig are characterized by extreme simplicity and *&?*>?? of all ornaments, which, though forming their greatest merit, render description unincersary . ? Parts Fmhlom for March. (From Le Follet.J Amongst other novelties wh.ch have lately appeared, there ai ? some cashnidre aha win of an entirely new atyle. Tboy are no longer of ono color, out covered a)! ore* w.ib some design ? palmx, or medallions of bright color*; or sometimes made with broad, long stripe* o' wh te, w^icb crosa the bhawl over the shoulder, whilst tb? other part Is either black, 1 od or blue. They are ma/lo square aa well aa long and with white, aud beautiful luduu pink in th<> medallions, are ver> WI|H aid Satin progresses in favor, and nothing can b* more charming than this beautiful material. Velret, though very effective, la only deemed suitable for elderly ladies; at leant, sm h la tlio opinion of the fashionable world. For satin, lace la decidedly the moat suitable trimming; and, Indeed, no other ornament can be said really w> equal It. A drr*a ornamented with gold can only be w.rn once or twice, but laco may be made Into so many different fornix and raahions. Morning and at home dr<vs vary but little in make. They are very simple; the skirts plain in fr"nt: sleeve* nearly tight, juat loore eoough to paaa the hand through, and trimmed with a ? uO ? ?r trimming up the elbow. The skirts are bound round the bottom with vwivet three er four Inches in width, and a row of macaron buttons up the front. Vhe actors most In voguo are golden, brown, uil violet dea Alpes. For visiting dress richer and more ornamental robes * are worn. Civets, satins with lace trimmings, dleirce, aod talTe'aa antique moire, and earn, are also trimmed with velvet, interlaced. aid forming a trimming en tablier for the front of the drees: or rings of passemen terie placed in handa In a Mmilax form; or macvsae surrounded by lac* Taffetas aid taitif'SB antique are ? It garth trimmed with very narrow Uonnoea <k>wn tlio front of the drees. sometimes surrounded by a thick ruche, or finished by b itterfly bows; that is t? say, bows without ends ? merely two bov.-s drawn to gather with- a pioce acfoss the 'middle, the haws being loft wide, Mke wings Velvet really nee. la no oraaasant; the only trimmit g admlsslb'e i? lace pot in little ttooaree ts tab her; or, -what Is perhaps new er and alsoeqeaUy pretty . iS*a band of gu'pare placed ro<m<l tbe skirt, a ?hort uisiouce from the b )t Vm , w.th a bai. 1 of light co lored kv.Mi, generally while, laid under it. 1br> i-k'.it* have lost i.mb'tig <>f tbe.r rnnpi i ?ue, and eontlnue to bo mula wi'.b small trains. Pi-' b-*i;es are msuJe round at tbe waist, or in a p 'int but '-to-; latter it considered ktM laoal easv. The; are vry fr^ueo'ly n>a.'o open, eini?r a short iii^tan'e down, whieh Va-ee a pit- "* i r l?.M) U?ine bnftoiiH oti the body, i>r up u duwn totfrowafet: m whir* oawsrteb pM?tr<n? of iSre cad complete the toilette Sleeve for dr?s?es of rkb mate rial un maoc hair larg< , 1 wig. awl ? -i ?*<!'. with tt- m-n ? g", or tlw e unit*. Th? trimtr>'ngs, of courne, mutt oorre npt^n ; witb tliiw-e of tbe d?e?8 'or.a ' ven'i g ilren-K*. of t simpler style, are ir.vle of tb'h material, with a p-itern of bouquets ot' n>ar r colored (lowers. and trimmed wist nvrro* w1<ttaa (Vmncee of two di'terentalwifl.s, est ra otng w-ll w.th tbe d'e?*. The Iclknwteg deecrtptioas ?t<l put our readers in do# sersi n <d the newest sty lei; of ? mn*t? for tbi* month: ? Black vJvt-t bonnet, with a w:de bride of b uo terry veivit, <-?Vrd with white -atin, ptaoed ac>o?s frotn ear to oar. White *.4ln < urtnln. covered with bl>.< k la:e. Two sma.i blue f oath-re r>l -cod en bandeau, Botnet of mauve royal velvet, the so;t crown formed with tri<hb.on!e. tin the left side a bunch of mauve feathers, an 1 on the rivht a ?heo of blonde, in the middle of whicl isasmu.il ro' tuo of t'on there. A ban..(*u of mauv down acrois ibe forehead. This bonnet ia ex tremely elegant; na ia al-> i ?ho following, made of rmk K velvet, mixed with blonie, either whito or h^ack, th. m.ied with a b'inch of curled feathers at the side. In the iL aide two small feathers form a <i..dem, lining tautened together by a rosette of blonde. Kuiicy hi raw bonnets aro beginning to be worn, and r.i['Ott' ? of colored and black, or white silk, ore much in favor Tlioae last are tnmm <1 either with a Hat bow on the top, or a rosette of ribbon or small fwttwa at tb?3 | Md'\ but we do not exi>eot n. : -h novelty in ooi.neta while the weather is so OBaettled. The evening oiflu-ee are ex:?"d,ng!y beautiful this The u*weit and certwdy n t the least becom ing. ttyle ia formed with ihreo very small wreaths car jrira across ihe boad? the front one forming a small dia dem on the forehead , which U gone rally a dark shale ??f eoior; the socond, a straight wreath* a of a lighter ???lade 0! the color. Ibis headdress may be seen on one < I the plates for this month, and whl, we btliava, be r t-me a general favorite, rhe eaoic s'.vle of headdress i any be foi rned * th go>d cord, or roi?aux, or plaits of t tlvet of ditiorent shaJeM, or roicauz of veivet and gold. Amongst tbe el. gait colfl'urea worn at the Ti.iiefiee, a *.? noticed a Certti wretfh composed of wh ?? and venet g; apei, with grape leaves, the moet perfectly na' iral tl at -an be imsg ce'i, an 1 a peutr oeriae velvet at tbe i-i' le aud back. Ibe leaves >n question were transparent tinte : p iple, with a silver down, as if cirtred with '.be de * of a it imo, and were as ripple as If freshly rather e I. ? tor readers w;U not be a little s uprated Whea we tell '.hem that these leaves are made of ctoitcbouc, wh et is now ? mploye.1 generally for this purpose, and witli ?h.i i mlng effect (imd TaMe chain twisted r->und the he wl, with a lcrg "h'< feather at tbe slJe. falling over the ahoi,*l*r, f< rats an elegant headdress: or gi.d cable, mixed with g> d b: >ude, f/rme ac clegust and beoom.ug h'ad'frsee a Ut firm-quit. Tli* Election la Conmeetlcmt. Ol Jt 11 ART FOR:) COHREBrONkBNCB H<*r "?d, Conn , March 30, 1841 . !%? Six'' ton i.i OmntcticMt?lpec.kTS from OCktf Mmk* JdiircUiny A? Pe -pU?t\e l\ fi'pvi'.icant end Oppontiun ? Arui\pml*jd Voer.Krow c/ ttc Power <\f Ou Black R -nuMoan Pirt y, ?f?. , ic. Tbe Connecticut t*uoe election takes place on Ifonthy, the let of April, On that lay It will bo de-. ' rr ned whether the rep'ibll'ans, the election o." whose osnJldate for PreeiJent has resulted In s <L*sol ;tion of the United .states, shall for another year govern the interests of Connecticut. That election wil alto de ter ra. re whether the electors of that State still coeGde is the men ? hi d>. ring the last two years misrepresented them la Oosgree*. The *tate is being tboiwughly can vassed by both par fee. speakers from abroad are busily engaged in stumping, and tbe mer'ts of lie several '?aadilates and the principles of the putles y represent are da y d.actiased ia tbe work shop, .n the counting room and ia the fa mily. Tbe energy* of '.ho, Rreckfaridge and Dnu g'as b?d are tailed, tt la fbought the entire vote of too stato w.ll be ast. tte dcuiocrats feel certain 't\t tw ?, if not '.hree.of the four ie?< c-atic vaudCates for <v ter'-'s will be elected, fh i majirlt/ of rotee-evt far 'h" >? io <>af'il state ticket will not, undmb'.edly, er c-e i two hundred 'bat b?;k republi *n!am will be burled fr-m th) lo'ty em. eno t has attained In Onnecticnt, aad hnrle I ?'th th- many other false donmas thar have caused na tioi.s to bo ru ne>'. should b ) the esveoat wish of him ?b i -aree for h>a coui;try. bis family and tr.s tndlvidual proepfrity aud welfare Co sec-.re !ts overthrow Cop sssusnt dem^crOa sho >id do all that in tbem lies Should they not succeed Uia year they wtil not tire in ? her endeavors, but tiny wl.l lairr tte harder cntil that noble object be attained. T*k F. tbw Sk is Ta*nr ? The followtag Is a compara tive table of the shipments of boots and shoes front Bss ton daring the week ending on the 10th instant, sad for the oorre* ponding week ia IMO ? > neo imi. By sen, 4,741 >,M# By railroad, asos 14.MT 10,630 Total 10,319 lifli* fhowlng h falling eff of 8,7? oases la oas wssh. lbs total shipments since the 1st ot January, this jeer, smoun'. to 131 ,MI eases, last year, to the same uate, the ?bipmenta amounted to 1TV.M3 cases, which ethiblls a fali'ng off at M.080 cases, which are valued (MO sack