Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 22, 1861, Page 4

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 22, 1861 Page 4
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NEW YORK HERALD. JAMBS GORDOK HKNNKTT. EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. OFFICE N. W. CORNER OF FULTON AND NASSAU 8TR. TUBUS rath in advaiu*. J tonevtmf fy/ malt Kill be. it the lU Vlk umdtr. Amu hut ltauli H1U ui rrrit in .V, i? l'uri THK I) AIT V UK ft A T.l> two rrntrprr ripv- $7 if r annum. TBS WKlXLf liy.llA Lp, every {nturaay, at *ix*rnt*p*r tony nr |1 ntr nnmiri fi-r1" Edition ettiy Wednteday, ?fjfa- emu pmropi; *4 per annum to any yart of Great Britain. or M 12 to any part of the i rmhnmt , Int/i to include poMage; the CeJi/rniia edition on thr Ut, 1 1/ A amtilet ')/ each month, at nix rente fter or $'J 7S p?r annum Ttfh F A MIL T Itf.hA l.H, on Wedneodag, at /our mils Ptr ton/, or tt per annum VOlt/ATA nr CORRESPOIfDiXCK, containing important mir>, toliritnl from "?y quart ere*' th ? teoihl; ifuted, irltlf* liberally JUIt t for. SW"Ol>R PoRKlUN COKRKRPONURNTR AKK PARTICITLABLT UKQUKSTliD 10 Sill ALL I.KTC1 AND PACI^ aiikr ICirr C? NO ft OTIC t loin of ammy wuiut correspondence. IT. da not retvrn rejected eomm t mlcaiioM aD YEJtTI&KMKRTS rrne irea r rery da'/; advertitemente in eertat in thr W kkk lt Hkicai d. Kamii.T Herald, and in the California nnd FtiraDMn Edition?, JOB PlilNTINO men it' <i with neatueu. chnipnt -u and J? erol'h Volume XXVI No. ',{21 AMUSEMENTS THIS EVBNI NO. WINTER GARDEN, Broadway.? FA.IRY Otnrt.B? Ihimi Tigeu? Magic Juee. WALLACE'S THEATRE, No. 844 Broadway .? Mauio Mar Biaoe? Tub Soa : B .oat. LAURA KEENE'3 THEATRE, Broadway.? Seven Ross NEW BOWERY THEATRE, Bowery. -'/AST Women or TBI Moukbn Time? Wallace BOWERY THEATRE, Bowery.? Sticemet'j National Ciuru,-. BARNUM'S AMERICAN MUSEUM. Broadway.? Da. and Krrutni? an, b. or Miiinioht? UirroroTAMts, Liwnu W 11 A I, AND OriiER CURIOSITIES. BRYANTS' M1NSTR1.LS, Mechanics' Hall, <73 Ilroad ?t7.-r?A?r Roast 1?ek r. IIOOLEY'S MINSTRELS, Stuyr-BBnt Institute, No. 069 Broadway.? Ethiopian Sowas, Dances, Ac. MELODEON CONCERT HALL, No. MO Broifclway. Foxca, Dances. Uiblesuues, 4c.? :1aLT Pacha. CANTERBURY MUSIC HALL, MS Broadway.? SOBOI Dances, Burlesques, Ac.? kw Vkab ('alls GAIETIES CONCERT ROOM. 616 Broad wrv.-Prawino Boob Entertainments Balu rj. Pantomimes. Karcks. .to. AMERICAN MUSIC 1IALL, 444 Broadway.? Songs, Bal lets, Pantomimes. Ac.? iIiace ,-Siioemakeb. CRYSTAL PALACE CONCERT HALL. No. 46 B >wery. Bvblbrqcbs, Sonus, Dances, Ac.? B.ugamd s oath. METROPOLITAN CONCERT HALL, 600 Broadway.? 8onob, Dances, 1'abcks. Buri.esquks, Ac. PARISIAN CABINET OK WONDERS, 563 Broadway.? Open dally from 10 A. M. till 9 1'. M. NATIONAL MUSIC HALL. C*iathtm ii'rpft. ? Burles ques, Songs, Da.-.ces, AO? Houtiikrn Refugee. NOVELTY CONCERT HAM., 61Q Broadway.? Pongs, Dances. Pantomimes, lirBLka .ve*. Ac. New York, Friday, November 9:4, 1S01. THE SITUATION. The Uniou troops have now full possession of Accomsc and Northampton counties, in Virginia. The advancc of the troops lias been a success, and full particulars will be found interesting to our renders. The remaining news from the Lower Potomac gives evidence of continued activity in tliat quar ter, both on the land and tlie water. The rebels are busily engaged in preparing to resist any at tempt on the part of the Union forces to gain pos session of their batteries along the Potomac. Since the negotiation of the new lonn on Friday last, Secretary Chase has placed to the credit of diBburoing officers in Boston, New York and Phila delphia over live and a half millions of dollars, to be paid to contractors and other government oreditora. The providing of pontoons wherewith to invado the conntry olaimed by the rebels is now meeting with attention fioin the authorities. The prelimi nary experiments have proved a complete success as far as they went. It has been ascertained that the volunteer forces of tho Union army now amount to six hundred thousand men. From reliuble informntion it is understood that the rebels intended to make a demonstration upon the Union pickets during the review of Wednesday. It is said that it was intended more for the pnrpoBQ of frightening the civilians tliun for a decisive attack of the Union troops. This foreknowledge of this proposed attempt may perhaps account for tho distribution of forty rounds of ball cartrige for each man previous to the review. General Hunter has sent a letter to Adjutant General Thomas, setting forth his reasons for repu diating the Fremont and Price treaty about the carrying on of the war in Missouri. Information has been received from the Hkkald special correspondents at Hilton Head relative to the progress made by the Union troops in that locality. Port iloyal Island had been surveyed for strategical purposes, a dock built, storehouses erected, stores, 4c., landed, a hospital established, ami other work accomplished, of a nature va-<t and surprising when it is taken into consideration that the troops had not occupied the place ten days. A large quantity of Sea Island cotton is yet ungathered. The lialtic, which has just reached this port, brought a quantity of the staple with her. The news frum Missouri in interesting if not im portant. General llulleck hail given orders to ex clude fugitive clave* from the camps, as they have been detected giving military information to thj rebels. Gen-vtl Price's rebel army was moving towards the old camp at Neosho, and General Hurris' division was about to enter Kansas for the purpose of ravaging the southern counties. It was supposed that General Lane was on his track and would doubtless force him into an engagement. The European news by the Asia is important, reporting, as it does, a synopsis of speeches de livered in London by Mr. Adams, United States Minister, and Lord Palmerston, on the American war question, the progress of the great cotton crisis in the manufacturing districts of England, the commencement of a spinner's "strike" in Pres ton, the influence which the convulsion in America exerts on the policy or the Bank of England Di rectors, the near approach of the departure of the allied expedition to Mexico, and the shipment of large bodies of British troops, with a great supply of munitions of war (including three millions of rifle ball cartridges), from (Ireat Britain to Canada and the West Indies. At the Lord Mayor's dinner in London on Lord Mayor's day, November !>, the Chief Magistrate of that city proposed the "Foreign Ambassadors," coupling the same with the name of Mr. Adams, the American Minister. That gentleman, in his reply, atated that his mission was to promote and per petuate the friendly relations of the two countries. Lord Palmerston said, although circumstances may, for a timo, threaten to interfere with the sup ply of cotton, the temporary evil will be produc tive of permauont good. England would find in various portions of the globe a sure and ample sup ply, which would render her no more dependent, lie stated that the country witnessed with affliction the lamentable differences among her American cousins; but added, it was not for her to pass judgment in their dispute. He expressed a hope of the speedy restoration of harmony and peace. The London Times anticipates some difficulty amongst the allies with regard to the establishment of a new and strong government in Mexico; Spain being regarded as an extreme "high church"? as it may be termed ? power, France a sort of "low church," and England of a different creed. The London Post regards Lord Monck'B position, as Governor General of Canada, as one involving a very grave responsibility, and characterizes the re ccnt visit of a United States militia officer to the soil, with the view of arresting deserters from a Michigan regiment, as an "invasion" of British territory which was not? very properly? punished as it deserved. THE NEWS. The Asia, from Liverpool on the 9th and Queens i town on the 10th inst., reached this port yesterday 1 evening. Iler news is one day later and of an im portant charactcr. Cotton was more firm on the 9th in Liverpool, but unchanged in price. The advanced rates of the ten days previous were maintained. Bread stuffs were steady, with small sales. Consols closed in London on the 9th inst. at 93% a 93%. The revolutionary movement was progressing in Hungary and the Turkish provinces, while Italy was very considerably agitated, notwithstanding that Garibaldi had counselled a firm yet moderate course of action to the people. The preparations for the funeral of McManus, in Dublin, were being carried out on a very splendid scale. The City of Manchester, from Liverpool via Qneenstown, reached this port yesterday, with European journals of the 7th inst. Her news has been anticipated. 26,000 sovereigns ($125,000) were withdrawn from the Bank on the 6th inst. for despatch to Hio Janeiro. The London News states that a considerable por tion of Ireland is again threatened with famine, and in the north the failure of the potatoes is more general and complete than in any previous year since 1N46. The Charleston Courier says "Commodore Tat nall has set the men of the South an example which they should seek to imitate," which is, to "meet the enemy at the very threshold and drive him hack or perish in the attempt." If Mr. Tatnall "perished in the attempt" to drive back Dupont's expedition, the news has not yet reached the North. Our accounts state that as soon as he saw the Wabash in Port Royal harbor he ran up the creeks with his fleet, and has not shown himself since. Twenty-eight government prisoners, hailing from nearly all the rebel States, were released from con finement in Washington on the 18th inst., on their taking an oath not to bear arms against the Union during the present war. Of the thirty-two members who will compose the next New York State Senate, only six were in that body last year. The Board of Aldermen last evening passed an ordinance appropriating an additional sum of $500,000 for the relief of the families of volunteers. Wives of volunteers are to receive not exceeding two dollars per week, the eldest child one dollar, anil the other children fifty cents each per week, provided that no family receive more than five dollars per week. The Comptroller and City Chamberlain have charge of the distribution of the fund. A report appointing Mr. A. V. Stout Com missioner of the Soldiers' Allotment Fund was adopted. The Board of Councilmcn met last evening, when a resolution was adopted giving permission to the Sarsfield Itifles to erect a tent in the City Hall Park, for ihe purpose of recruiting volunteers. The resolutions presented by the Aldermen at their last meeting, tendering the thanks of the people of New York to Captain Wiikes for his meritorious conduct in causing the arrest of Mason and Slidell, and offering the hospitalities of the city to him, which were referred to the Committee on National Affairs, were unanimously concurred in. After a lengthy debate, an ordinance appropriating $500,000 for the relief of the families of the volunteer soldiers from this city was adopted. The ordinance has some important provisions, and as it will he perused with interest we give it in full in another column. Mr. John McKeon moved, in the United States Circuit Court yesterday, to admit Minthorn Wcs tcrvclt to bail. He had been recently tried reserv ing on board a slave vessel, and the Jury disagreed. The United States District Attorney, E. Dclafteld Smith, opposed the motion, and the Court reserved its decision. The most interesting onse tried yesterday in the Court of General Sessions was an indictment for burglary in the first degree against John Van Pat ten, who entered ti e dwelling house of Horace Southmayed, Xo. llfi West Thirteenth street, on the 1st of September. He had prepared a quan tity of clothing for removal when ollicer Demarest arrested him. The jury convicted the accused of burglary in the second degree, and the City Judge sent him to the State prison for ten years. Ann Lane, who w as convicted of stealing $27 from Win. Twibill, 100, East Eleventh street, was sent to the penitential1}- for six months. A large quantity of ordnance store*, <!fcc.. are now on their way for the army, in addition to the amount already arrived. The arsenals at Cold Spring, Watertown, West Troy, Springfield, Water vli'.-t, Ac., arc daily sending forth invoices of guns, carriages, shot, shell, canister and all kinds of am munition for artillery service, more especially ihose for Held and flying artillery. The route by which these articles are now sent is different from that formerly used. Transports are leaving this city continually, laden with these stores and pro visions. The Mozart Hull Mayoralty Convention met last evening and nominated Fernando Wood. An ad dress to the citizens of New York was adopted, and the proceedings were of the most harmonious character. A full report will be found in another column. Tlio cotton market was again qutio firm yestorday, with sales of about 1,200 a 1.000 bales, closing stiff on the basis of 24 "ic. a 24,',c. for middling uplands. The flour market was legs buoyant and active, whilo priie* fell off, especially for common grades, 6c. por bbl. Wheat opened heavy, with more pressuro to sell, and prices declined lc. u 3c. por bushel, with more activity In sales at tho concession. Corn experienced but little change, while tho market was active, with salos, in part to arrive, Including good Western mixed for shipment, ai?6>,'c. a 66-. Pork was more active, Including sales for future delivery, embracing mess, on band, at $12 50 a $13, and prime $3 50 a $9. with sales of prlrao mass for future delivery at $14 50. Sugars wore steady, with sales of 300 a 400 hhds. Coflee was quiet but flrraly held. The Improvement in freights to Knglish jiorls was sustained, with a fair amount of engagements, chiefly of grain and flour. That Sitpkh to Prentice. ? Some silly state ments are going the round of the papers in rela tion to certain declarations said to have been made by Secretaries Cameron and Smith on the " contraband " question at the supper given to George 1). Prentice in Washington the ot)ier night It is alleged that General Cameron reiterated the statement falsely attributed to him on a previous occasion in reference to the policy of putting arms into the hands of the Southern negroes. We have the best reasons for believing that no such sentiments dropped from Mr. Cameron. The government is undoubtedly ready to employ the services of the slaves of rebel masters whenever they are offered; but it 1b to put the spade and the hoe, and not muskets, in their hands. This being the only policy that has been advocated by General Cameron, it follows that the assertion that Secretary Smith disavowed it on the part of the other members of the Cabinet is as un founded as the declarations attributed to the former. The object of these misrepresentations is evident. They are circulated to muke it ap pear that there are differences in the Cabinet on this question of arming the slaves, when, in fact, its members are a unit against such a step. The C?s? of Mason and Slldel!? The Aboli tion Journal* tlie Allies of England. The arrest of Mason and Siidell is lending and will lead to angry discussions on the purt of thd press on both sides of the Atlautic, par ticularly in the British empire. Already the Canadian papers have taken up the question, and as soon as the news reaches Europe, which will probably be not long after this sheet is in the hands of our readers, if the tidings have not already been waftod across the ocean by the Trent, the British journals will open in full cry against our government, and in anothor fort night they will discover, if they do not now know, that they have faithful allies and sympathizers in the abolition journals of New York. The comments of the latter are of a piece with all their antecedents, and are only what might be expected by those who have observed their past career. They have hitherto played into the hands of England; they are pursuing the same gamo now, by endeavor ing to break the unity of the people and em barrass the government on a great interna tional question, and they will probably con tinue this course to the end of the chapter, if the Secretary of State does not haul them up and put a stop to their treacherous and disloyal course. The Tribune, for instance, assails the Secretary of State, and the World attacks the Hkrald on the same ground ? that is to say, that Mr. Seward and this journal are provoking a war with Great Britain, because we are both seeking to vindicate the rights of the United States as a nation, and would prefer a war with her rather than to make an abject surrender of those rights at her dictation. Some of the journals palpably do not understand the question they are discussing, while others, with a Satanic intent, are throwing doubts over the legality of the capture effected by Captain Wilkes. But, whatever views these journals may take of it, there is but ono light in which an American citizen can regard it, and that is the light in which we have already presented it. Captain Wilkes, and the government, who sustain his ac tion, are right, according to all British prece dents and authorities, and every principle of in ternational law. Conscious that they are right, the government and the people will maintain the position they have assumed, and face the consequences. If a portion of the British empire were in a state of insurrection, England would adopt the same course at all hazards. Why should our vigorous young republic be less de termined in the maintenance of its dignity and interests than an offete, decaying monarchy, whope day is nearly run? The cowardly abo lition journals are making appeals to her mercy, deprecating her wrath, "in a bondsman's koy, with bated breath and whispering humbleness,'' while with fear and trembling they call on our government and the popular press not to exasperate the toothless old lion of England, lest he may strike the na tion dead with his powerful paw*. The World suggests that "if there has been any infringe ment of international rights the United States will make an apology; if Captain Wilkes is not justifiable by the law of nations, it cannot wound the national honor to make a suitable apology." Thus does one dastardly organ of abolition prepare the way for the abandonment of the stand the Cabinet has made. The Trilmve sinks to "a lower depth" of baseness, and pro poses that we surrender to England at discre tion. no matter how much wo may bo in the right and how much she may be in the wronsr. It attacks the Secretary of State, the represen tative of tlie foreign policy of the Cabinet, be cause be -'does not evince an earnest and frank desire to maintain the best understanding with the government of England, which is the ob vious dictate of national interest, if not of no tional safety," and because he will not say to her Ambassador ' We cannot af ford to quarrel with you, and I shall take good care that you have no plausible excuse for quarrelling with us." When did such a pusillanimous course as that ever prevent Eng land from going to war with a nation who was weak enough to pursue it? It is only an invi tation to attack, and England would not be slow to accept it if she found it her interest and con venience to do so. But the TYibune is more specific. Here are its words:?" We have already intimated our hope tint Great Britain will claim Mason, Slidell and their secretaries on the ground of the illegality of their capture. We could very well afford even to surrender them for the sake of the precedent and principle thus established.'' And, after portraying in the darkest and most appalling colors the dangers and the probability of an English in vasion if the American government do not go down on their knees to the British aristocracy and cry pcccavi, Greeley winds up his le ider on " Trouble with Eng land"' by assuring hia " timorous friends" that "President Lincoln will take good care that she shall not get a decent pretext for fast ening a quarrel upon us;" in other words, if she claim that the arrest of Mason and Slidell is illegal, the President will surrender them to her, with an apology, and allow her. whenever she may think proper hereafter, to spit on him and his Cabinet, and insult the intelligence of the American people. This is a foul libel on the President of the United States? a libel in which the New York Timfs is particeps criminis with the TrVmie and the World. We ask no favors from Eng land. We simply demand justice; and if she will not yield that we will fight her, as wo did before. The true way to avert her hostility is to show a bold front, and bo fully preparod for her worst. Ever since wo defeated her in two wars the policy of her states men has been to break up our government by treachery, and to accomplish by fraud what they could not by force. By her anti slavery propaganda among as she inserted a wedge to split the nation. The abolitionists drove it home, and now they are either know ingly or unknowingly promoting her designs by advocating a policy which would truckle to her threats, and satisfy her that she had nothing to fear in aiding the rebels of the South to establish their independence. What ought to be told her is that we are as able and determined as was the ropubllc of France to crush the insurrection, to maintain the unity and indivisibility of the re public at all hazards, and to defend ourselves at the same time against foreign aggression, if it should cost oceans of blood and of treasure. If she will not listen to words, then let us try what virtue there is in cannon balls. John Ball in Wall Street? The Pigeons Frightened snd Fluttering. Captain Wilkes (may he live a thousand years) has, in his seizure of those arch traitors, Mason and Slidell, on board a British steamer, created an awftal fluttering among the fancy pigeons and lame ducks of Wall street. Its bulls, too, alarmed by the apparition of John Bull, have got up a Bull run panic among themselves on attmall scale, and the dabblers infancy stocks, including those fancy stockjobbing newspapers, the World, the Tribune and the Times, are frightened out of their wits at the plain talk of the IIkjiai-d, and are down upon their marrow bones before the British lion. They will have it that we are doing our utmost to bring Eng land to the rescue of Jeff. Davis, or that we uro wickedly getting up another IIkkald sensation, reckless of consequences. AU this is very ab surd; for we can assure our fancy stockjobbing cotemporaries that while England can be brought to reason and justice only through an intrepid and fearless policy, the readiest way to a rupture with her is by showing the white feather. The World, the Tribune and Times, which may be considered as representing among the fancy stocks of Wall street the world, the flesh and the devil, may have their fears of their fancy stocks; they may have their misgivings as to the discretion of our

Secretary of State; they may think that he is too much disposed to take the bull by the horns; but let them do what they may to soften him down, in order to 3ave their stocks, we are confident, from the masterly policy which Mr. Seward has thus far pursued towards England, that he will not betray the just ex pectations of the country upon this case of Mason and Slidell. We are assured upon this point; but still we may be rendering Mr. Seward a good service in warning him that our sucking doves of the World, Tribune and 'limes are birds of a feather, and that they flock together among the fancy pigeons and laine ducks of \\ all street. Within the last few days there has been a shocking '-let down" among the fancies. The Pacific Mail Company's stock has fallen some nine per cent, the Panama Railroad five, Rock Island, Illinois Central and Michigan Central from three to four, manifestly from the inter national problem involved in this taking of Mason and Slidell from a British ship. 1 he dabblers in these and other fancy stocks had been buying them up in the hope of a grand rise very soon from some overwhelming victory of our Union army. Captain Wilkes, however, has knocked this beautiful idea in the head; for is not Lord Lyons grumbling and growling at Washington, and have not the provincial jour nals of Canada already declared war against us? Still, we think it a good thing that our Wall street gamblers in the blood and bones of our brave soldiers have received a timely rebuke. It *? only our fancy stocks and pigeon* that have suffered. Our city banks, with tlie govern ment loans which they have taken, amounting to over a hundred millions, are realizing in the interest thereof an average dividend of seven per cent. Of course, thus sustained by the federal treasury, they stand firm, and in their turn they givo a corresponding degree of strength to the government. The Wall street Board of Brokers, too, have clone well. The resolution which they adopted in the outbreak of this rebellion, discountenancing any dabbling upon short time sales in government stocks, has operated to keep the loans and notes of the Treasury steady and strong in the public con fidence. White our banks and the government thus continue undisturbed by the fluttering among the fancy jobbers and kiteflyers of Wall street, we can laugh at the fears of our stockjob bing journals in reference to Mason and Slidell. These fancy stocks must take their chances. The government cannot bo dis graced to save them from depreciation. The administration is charged with the maintenance, not only of the unity, but of the dignity and honor of the country, and this duty will be faithfully performed in the case of Slidell and Mason. Our abolition stockjobbing organs, which have for many years served as the tools of England in that agitation of the slavery question which has ulminated in this civil war, may now find it convenient, in another form, to play into her hands; but this will not do. Our government thus far has never been frightened by the bluster or bullying of England; nor have we any fear that it will be row. Moantime. we recommend our fancy stock gamblers and their newspaper orgnns to take down the white feather, at least until they hear the roar of the British lion. It is a shame that the bray of a donkey or two should be sufficient to frighten the fancy bulls of Wall streot. The Mayoralty Elrcllon. Now that the nominations, for the office of Mayor, of the different political organizations into which the city is divided are virtually ended, it appears that there are three candi dates in the field. Messrs. Fernando Wood> George Opdyke. and C. Godfrey Guntlier. We believe them to be all estimable men, possessed of much business talent, and enjoying a gene rally excellent reputation for character ai.d enterprise. Mr. Wood has the undoubted ad vantage over any of his rivals of being the most expert politician of the throe, and having ad ministrative faculties of the highest order. The accusations tbat have been made against him, in reference to the increase of municipal taxa tion are absurd and nonsensical, and those that make them know it. State legislation has shorn the Chief Magistrate of the city of his powers to such an extent that he is helpless to prevent pecuniary abuses, to any considerable extent. Tho Boards of Aldermen and Coun cilmen hold tho yearly expenditures of New York island in their own hands, and, if the peo ple do not cb >ose to hold them responsible for extravagance and peculation, they have no right to complain of any one else. In several points of view, the coming charter election possesses features of no inconsiderable importance. It has been demonstrated, by the details of the late county election, that it is not at all to be inferred by the mere fact of an in dividual having received a nomination, that he will receive the support of those who have no minated him. Rings within rings are the order of the day; the latest method of furthering ob jects, which those who pull the wires and manage the details of political machinery, have In view. Thus, the putting up of Mr. Gunther by the debris of Tammany Hall, is a simple outburst of hatred and animosity against Fer nando Wood, while the secret intention of those who nominated him is to cast their suf frages for Mr. Opdyke, and to strain every nerve to elect the latter. It is a shrewd game, and might possibly be successful, were it not that there is still another element at work which the pretended Gunther men do not take Into consideration. While they are engaged in deceiving and cheating their own candidate, a large portion of the republican rank and file are deserting their old standard, and will go for Wood against all comers. Up to a very recent period, the entire repub lican party in the State of New York looked up to William H. Seward as their natural leader. He was their beau ideal, their Magnus Apollo, the very deity, whose mandates they blindly obeyed, without a thought of disaffection or wavering. The disappointment of certain abo lition editors in their little aspirations has led to a change in all this. They have visited their failure to obtain promotion, foreign missions and consulships at Mr. Seward's door, and have become his most implacable enemies. The singular exposures that have been deve loped, of the causes of the animosity of Greeley of the Tribune and Raymond of the Times are known to everybody. Now those latter are among the very men who have put up Mr. Opdyke as a candidate for the Mayoralty, and, as a consequence, the old fashioned repub licans of the city are pretty sure to vote in a body against him, and in favor of Fernando Wood. This presents an entirely new phase of affairs, and establishes the probability of a coalition between Seward and Wood for the advantage of both. Each of tliem is firm in his support of the administration, and, while the former has become conservative in his position, in consequence of the war, the latter has given up his old affiliations with Honry A. Wise and the flreeaters of Virginia, and goes in heart and soul for the restoration of the integrity of the Union, on the basis put forth by the Presi dent and his advisers. Tho election which is forthcoming will be the first fruits of an entire change of political pro gramme in the State of New York, beginning in this city. Mr. Gunther will be abandoned by Tammany and his own party to defeat Mr. Wood, while tho latter will bo reinforced by the Seward element in the republican ranks, and the chances decidedly are that they will se cure his election. Wallark'i Theatre. Tharo was a very full gathering al this house last night to witness the first representation of a new comedy in three nets, outltled "The Magic Marriage." Some idea of the piece may be formed from tho title, and when we say that it U, to a great extent, a dramatic vorsion of a fairy talo, probability will not be looked for. It shows traces or a French origin , but has a distinctive character in many material points. The plot is consistent and developed with groat nlcoty, and tho mite en ?cen? and acting are appropriate and efloctive. Two of the tab leau* elicited tho warmest applauso, and the view of the mountains and the sea from tho chateau gardens with tho bright sun shining over all, could not have been more truo to nature. It was positively refreshing to the ejre. The scene is laid in Senna and its vicinity, about 1C40, when the belief in sorcery was almost universal. The Marchioness do Volterra, a lady with an income of 60,000 decats, being detained at Naples by ago and infirmities, sends her daughter in-law, tho Countess doVolterra (Mrs. IIoey),toCenoaas her representative in a lawsuit involv ing the poss-ossion of property to tho amount of ten mil liens of ducats. For this reason, and th? better to carry out a project of hor own. the Countess introduces herself to the Marquis Malfridi, Minister of l'oli'-e (Mr. C. Fisher,) as the veritabloold lady, The Marquis becomos deeply enamorod of her property, insinuates that without his aid thero will be hut Ilt.tlo chr.nce of succi ss, offers his lmnd and obtains a promise that tho Ma-ohioness will mike immedia'e choice of a husband. Malfridi uses his influence in her fivor among the Judges, and sends a cer tn in gipsy, Zilla (Miss Morant>, with instructions to use t ho strongest predictions in his behalf. No one discovers lint Countess' disguise, and she pretends to have a most unbounded faith In the skill of tho fortuneteller, listens eagerly to what "tho cards rolate," their frightens Zilla by charging her that all hor pretended knowledge of futurity is derived from the Minister of Secret 1'olice. but promises to keep the secret on condition that tho gipsy will aid lier in return. Among the staunehost believers in the letter's skill is tho ( heralior Monte Collin! (Mr. Lester Wallack), a t"y i handsome kniglit , who had formerly declined to ex cliai ge his bachelor's liberty against tho C-ountess and her fortune, because, happening at that time to be very flush of money, he saw no noc. ssity to burthen hunseli with a wife. To gain his affection and secure him as a husband is the obect of tho Countess' plot; and, having secured the nid of '/ilia, she entrusts her with a valuable casket of diamonds and gold for the Chevalier, who is to believe them tlv product of hor skill in a'ohemy. The Chevalier arrives, pursued by his host of creditors, and, to avoid immediate arrest, is obliged to implore shelter for tho night under the roof of the toi-ditan.' Marchioness. The old lady is shocked and Indignant, and will only accord such protection to a hnsb,' uid. Cellini has little ambition to wed a lady sixty years of age, but his n?cessities are urgent nnd admit of no delay , ai d, after a desperate ef fort, ho resolves to sacrifice himself to tho old sycorax and lier property rat her than go to prison until his debts arc paid, especially as tho latter might b? postponod for a con siderable time. The marrlago is to take place immediately. Zilla comes to the young man's aid, and pretends to ad minister a charm to the Marchioness, which resturos her to youth, and as a natural consequcnco tho Chevalier falls deeply and truly in love. A fresh complication now takes place; for the old lady has dlsapiieared, and Cellini Is accused of having married the old Marchioness for her fortune, and with a view to get rid of her as goon as he had secured tho keys of her coffers; he is therefore arrested on suspicion of foul play. In his horror and distress Zilla reapi>ears and professes to be ablo, by a counter charm, to bring back the antique dame. Cellini refuses to sacrifice the youth and beauty of his Countess; but his scruples do not avail; the potion Is administered, and, what is still worse, Zilla, in her agitation, gives an over doso, and the young husband seos his wife return . mum bling and tottering, something m<ro than a century old. Tho Chevalier's distress is extreme, but docs not last long, for the Countess, convlticod of his love, confesses tho imposture anil its cause. Malfridi annoui c 'S the successful termination of the lawsuit, and all acknow ledge that woman's wit is once more in tho ascendant. tenter Wallack, as the Chevalier Cellini, appeared to great advantage, and had aline field for the exorcise of his most tolling qualities, while Mrs. Hooy , as tho Marchi oness, rathor exaggerated tho Infirmities of ago, but on tho whole, sustained her double character very credit ably ; but In the character most natural to hor of the two sho was admirable. Mr. Fisher, as Malfredi, acted his part well, and Miss F. Morant, as the Sorceress, showed thnt she Is au actress of considerable merit. The second act is decidedly the best of the three. The farco of " The Scap goat " followed, in which Mr. George Holland and Mrs. John Sefton made their debut very successfully. ARUEST AND ESCAPE OF CHARLES ANDER SON. Loramu, Not. 21,1161. Tho San Antonio Iferahl of ttio 2fllh nit. says that Char les A ndorsnn, who was arrested by lien. McCulloch for attempting to come North, had cscapod from the guiu-d and was thnn at large. Personal Intelligence. Iter. Father Moore, of 1<> chegtor. uud a number of of ficers connected witli tho Irish regiment now being raised In tho western part of Hie Stale, have arrived in town, on business connected with tlie rogitnrnt, and arc stay ing at Sweeny 'a Hotel . Nkw Map o? tiii Middi.i and Southern Stat*. ? Wo have received a colored military map of the Middle and Southern Slates, showing tho soat of war during the pro sent rebellion. It Is publiBhod by W. Schaus, 749 Broad way, and 19 a One specimen of artistic skill. RitrrrATioxs or Exrum Plats mo* Mkmorv. ? Mr. Tasis tro will give his second entertainment of the season, on Wednesday, the 27th Inst., at Dodwortb's Hall, Broad way, near Eleventh street, on which occasion he will ( recite the tragedy of " Hamlet." THE FRENCH FRIGATES ^ OUR HARBOR. Where They Come From? -Where Thejr Go, die. The frigate Pomono, of the French Imperial aery, which arrived in this port od the evening of Wednesday last, now Ilea at anchor off the Buttery. She I* ? very fine looking vessel at a distance, but on a near approach there Is nothing of that Imposing character that we generally expect from a Brut class ship-of-war. With her tricolor flaunting in the breeze, her rigging covered with hammocks and her long hull thumping the waves, she presents a distant view almost as grand and malestic as a large line-of battle ship. But the illusion gradually ceat.es as one draws near to her. Her size, which at first seems very great , suddenly diminishes, and we discover that sho is a very ordinary frigate after all. On coming on board the ship and being Informed con cerning her hiBtory, wo find tlmt it would be unfair to ex pect groat thin gs of her. Although no stranger to the waters of the bay of New Tork ? having visited this port some eight or nine years ago ? sho comes to us on this occasion in an entirely new guise. Ten years slnoa the Pomoue was a first class muling frigate of the French navy. Now she occupies only a secondary position la the great steam marine whi. h the reigning Ein|<eror has so rapidly built up. When the idea that screw steam shi|ie-of-war were to rule the ocean wan first broached in France the Fomone wiis first selected to be experimented upon. By the magic power of the engineer and artisan she was vory soon converted into the stoain frigate we now see In our harbor. Since her completion we know what great changes have taken place in the vessels of the French as well aa In those of the British mvy. Improve ments and inventions have follow ed hard upon each other, until now tho n.-wly converted frigates of the old times have c me to take the same position in relation to the new iron-plated ships that sailing vessels bad to them some twelve or fifteen years ago. The Pomono has como to this port direct from Halifax, Nova Scotia, but nothing has ns yet transpired as to her fu turo movements. It, howover, seems very evident that shs is to accompany tho Kurepean allied expedition to Mexi co (although her name lias not been mentioned among the French ships detailod for that purpose), and to take a i hand In the coming game, in case of necessity. She will lay In New Y' >ik harbor for a few days, during which, there Is no doubt, the olficcrs wrll have an opportunity of visiting the illimitable curi slties of the Paris of the Western World. This frigate is of the Yarmouth bloater school. Her bows are round, thick and heavy, and she seems to have been built oxprossly to sail Blow aud make long voy ages. Her engines are low prossure, and of about 250 horse power. With machinery so insuflioient in force , il would bo Impossible to propel the vessel at anything like the velocity which is attailiod by modorn ships of war. In quiet woather, and when calm seas prevail, tho vessel can get on vory comfortably, and with the aid of her sails sometimes pretty rapidly; but in stiff gales and rough sous she makes but very poor progress. She has an armament of thirty-six guns, all of thorn in fine order anil capable of good execution, but nono rifled. She loft L'Oriont ? where she was built in the year 1849 ? on the 26th of April last, and has been on the North American station, cruising between Ha'ifax and Newfouulaud, up to tho presont time. Tho Marquis de Montholon, the French Consul Gene: al, puid her his official visit soon after her arrival in port on Wednesday evening. A boat was thou despatched from the frigate to inform tho garrison on Governor's Island of their iutcntlonto sa'ute the United States flag. The information was receivod In the usual courteous niannor, and In the course of the afternoon the frigate thundered her salute across tho waters of tho bay. while the grim guns of Fort Columbus sent back the re verberations to the shoro. Our reporters were very kindly received on board the vessol , and , by order of tho superior oflh-ors, shown all through all the departments of the ship. The seamen ? who are at the same tlmo the marines ? are all " Jolly good fellows." Some of thom are particularly intelligent aud courteous. The young man who accompanied our reporters, explaining the working of the guns aud the general arrangement of the vessel, exhibited tho most lively intelligence and a knowledge of nautical affairs that would do credit to many officers. To inquiries as to how the sailors livo on b ard, wo were told that they got along very well indeod. Every man is every other man'a frlond, and in case of a friendly fight every oth sr man is eacji other man's oppenont, as on board all ships of- war. And so they go. Tho men are all robust and in oxcollent health. At about throe o'clock yesterday ? as Is the case nearly every day ? they were drilled In the exeicise ot small sword and musketry. As the largest proportion o( tho crew consists or new men, the exercisos wore rathei Imperfect. On the spar deck there are several brass carronades, used for landing parties and boat attacks. They can also, in case of necessity , be made to command tho main deck of t lie vessel, and bo used very destructively against a boarding party. The Pomono accompanied tho French naval contingent In the allied expedition against S -bas'opol some yean ago, and participated in the bombardment of that fortifi cation. We may shortly heur of snmo of her new ex ploits at no great distance from New York. Taking hel altogether, she is a very fine vessel, though nothiug to b? compared with the Roanoke, Wabash or Niagara of out own navy. If It should ever be thought right to ex change her present armament of smooth bore for rifled guns, and to Increase her steam power to some extent, she may be made a very formidable ship-of-war. A number of painters were ysterday employed clean ing and dressing up tho sidos of the ship. In two oi throe days sho will bo In her full holiday suit, when no doubt those who aro curious in the matter will go down and pay a visit to tho war. ike stranger. WojiYf btfloff ajigtof her ofilcnrs CorHman lanl ? I .e Marquis do Monlaignac dcCbauvenee. Second Commandiin' ? Vlcomto de Fraaclieu. Lieutenant j de Kauseou ? Du Temple, Do St. Phalle, Cauvet, D'Abancourt and Crespln. Entigntt de Pdis*ea?? '*tibreiitl and Costa. Surjecm ? Bourp ault, Bacqule and Thierry. Purser ? Ripert. Ohaplain? Plel. Tho hospital arrangements of the frigate aro very com plete. The men are all in good hoalth; no fever or seri ous disuaaes prevail, and hoyond a few bruises sustained by one or two men, tho ship's crow may be said to be In excellent health. THE STEAM FRIO ATE BELLONE, Also of the French navy, came into port at about two o'clock yesterday afternoon, and dropped anchor off ths Battery , at a short distance from the Pomono and th? Fronch steamor Catinat, which still lies a little to the left of Castle Garden. Tho Bcllone is a frigate of an en tirely different class from tho one we have just described. Sin Is more modern, and, though her armament may not bo of a very superior kind, yet she has had many advan tagos not accorded to older vessels of her class. Her bows aro sharp and delicate, and n"t round ami heavy, as in the case of the l'omoim. Her spars are light and well braced, and not so hoavy as those of the other fri gnto ? another evidonce of her later origin. The Bellone, as soon as sho came to anchor, sent a boat to Governor's Is. and to announce her intention of saluting the flag. Tho compliment will of course bo returned by tiie forts on the island. We will thou hear more about hor movements. The Newfoundland Telegraph I<lne? The Steamships Jura and City of Hfcw York. St. Jontm, N. F., Nov. 20, 1861. The telegraph lino brcakors arc still at work. The wires were cut on Tuesday night at half-past eight o'clock thirty-three miles from here, and repalrod by soven o'clock this (Wednesday) morning. There Is an improve ment in tho manner of cutting the wires. They are filed on instead < f being cli.mslly cut with a stone. The City of Manchester's news was delayed till Sunday night last by breaks in the line. The lino ha* been cut every hour to-day; but we have many men and horses out to repair it as soon as it is cut. The Harbor Graco lino is be Moved to bo utterly destroyed. The olcction takes place to-day , and quiet will probably prevail hereafter. The steamship Jura, from Quebec for Liverpool, prihsed Cape Rice at half-post eleven o'clock this morning. A galo from the northeast was blowing; signalized her to como under the loo shore, but sho refused, In consequence of the height of the gnlo. Tho steamship City of Now York will arrive off Capo Race about miduight, but there aro no pros poets of board ing her. MOVEMENTS OP HON. ANDY JOHNSON, ETC, l/H'ISVILLR, Nov. 21, 1881. Hon. Andy Johnson arrived here thin ovening from Eastern Kentucky, and General Hliormauloft for St. Loula. MOVEMENT OP TROOPS PROM PENNSYLVA NIA. HAKKirarna, Nov. 21, 1861 Col. Coulter's Kloventh Pennxylvan la regiment leaves Tor Fortress Monroe in a day or two. Tho Klglily Orth, Col. Joshua B. Howell, left this after noon for Washington. Tlie Ninety -third, Col. McCartor, loft for Washingtou yesterday. Col. Williams' Ninety-second (cavalry) leaves in a few days for Kentucky, burses having arrived. Fearful (jalc at tlic Eastward. St. Johns, N. K., Nov. 21, 18fll. A fearful gait- from the eastward prevailed last night with a heavy rain; but it is now moderating. Blarkcti. Ai.iw.fY, Nov. 21 ? P. M. Flour quiet and stealy. Wheal, in oar lots, at $143 a >1 44 for while Michigan. Rj' 80c. Oats.4Tc. a 47}?C: sa:es 15,000 bushels. Corn active: sales 30,000 b .shela Weatorn mlxoii at 61>,c a 02' , principally, however, at 6iS;c., afloat. No sales of birley; receipts mo lerat-v Whiskev, 20^c. a '20'jc. shipped by tows to New York Novemlxtr 20?73,200 bishels corn, 6. K00 burhels rye, 238,300 bushel" wheal , 43,500 bushels oats?, 12,000 bushels Bpffjiuj.Nov. 21? I'. M. Flour unchanged. Grain of all desc: iplluiis dull and heavy. No sales reported. Whiskey nominal at 17c. Canal freights? wheat 0c. to Rochester. Imports? 19.000 b)>ls. flour. Fjc ports ? 2,000 bbls. flour, 40,000 bushola wheat, 13,000 do. coru. Os.vkiio, Nov. 21 ? P. M. Flour unchoiiRod. Wheat in b?ttor di maiid: sales last uiRht of 22,000 bushels No. 2 Chicago spring at $1 , to dajr 9,000 bushels Chicago spring on p. t. , 4.1(0 bushels l nadaclub at $1, and l,"?oo bushels do. at $100)?. Cora quiet. rj?'iey linn, with u material advance: sales 10, 00".) bushels Kiy Qmnte at 65e. , and 4,000 bushels To ronto at 80c. Rye firm: sales 3,000 1>. shots Can? da at 68c. a 70c. IW dull: sales 500 bushels at 64c. Canal freights unchanged ? wheat 22c. , corn 20c. , to New York, lake imparts ? t.700 bushels rye. Canal exports ? 800 bbis. flour. 40,000 b.ishols wheat, 13,300 bushels corn, 21,000 bushels barloy , 12,000 bushels rye.

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