Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 8, 1862, Page 5

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 8, 1862 Page 5
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IMPORTANT FROM MEXICO. Rapid Advance of the French on the Capital. THE FIRST BLOOD OP THE W>R. Engagement ot ibe Cii un d'Afriqae with ieiicuo Cavalry, and Kout of the Latter. General Almonte Pronounces In Favor of a Foreign King. General Zaragoza Abandons Bli Position al ibtqallwlie and (be French Pan ibe Sitoi|boMi THEY BOLD CORDOVA AHD ORIZABA. Wretched Condition of the Spanish Forces on Their Return to Vera Crus. Sever* Storn on the Coaat and Wrecaofao American Vessel. m VERA lAUt AND HAVANA CORRESPONDENCE. Ac, Ac.. it. ?nr Vein bin* Correspondence. Tin Cacs, April 22, 1843 Kelum ot '?? Spanith Iroopt?Tkeir Appearance?The Vngluh l)isl\kt to Travel mffc Them? What th* Spanish Uffiuri Say?General AlmonU't Manifesto?The End Matily Fortuen?Severe Storm on the Coait? Wreck of en inxrUM P?ikI?Dsparfurs o/ (A* Murqutta de to, OutilUjot for Hatmna, tu, <tc Fer the past hvm or eight days the Spaniards have t?w poartog In here from the Interior. They look very much broken down, as ? jwnrtl thltf. Ud M ror shsbbyness of appearance cum eloee upon the Mexican regular army. Some of ibe regiments might even have lost by comparison. The Spanish nrmy cams mise rably provided, and had they been compelled to mike the march to tbe capital they would hare arrived there Baked. Many of the eoldiera were barefooted on their return here, and of the few who bad anything on their feet one-half were ehod with Mexican aandals. They are new going en board rapidly. The Beren goela ie freighted and will probably call to-merrow. Large Dumber* of Spanish troope have been marched to ike Mole to-day, to go on board English vessels. Ibe English o(Seers and men are loud In their imprsca. Mens against Com. Donlop for having made such a stupid effer. They do not care for tbe annoyance of the thing, tot to be cooped up with dirty and filthy Spaniards, they ?ay, will breed contagion among their healthy crews With all this they have got to take the Spaniards. General Prim, that marvel of the age, who did more Headers at Tstuaa than Daniel in the lion's den, after his career In the interior, has returned to-day. It is said that he has been eo precipitate on account of a rumor that the Captain General of Cuba did not approve of hlB coarse, and was going to order the detention of tbe ripen ieli force*. I do not know what truth may be in this report. Nearly all the Spanish officers (especially those in the civil service) are rorious against Prim,and H is not improbable that they have started this story. General Prim, at all events, has played a remarkably large figure in this Intervention business for him now le get out of such a email hols; and the man he thought he could crush (and leagued with Sir Cbarlee Wvke to do it) has been the man who has upset them all. To commence to blubber now and cry ??bad faith" will not do. Sir Charles Wvke has re peatedly told the Mexican government that they were anworthy of trust?a faithless, treaty -breaking people, fee Spanish Ambassadors for the last seven years have keen calling every government that got in pow. er all manner of names to be used in the hounds of free spoken diplomacy. The French slalm thoy have broken no faith, except the Allies may sboose to interpret it eo with themselves. They scout tkcideaof having failed in any particular to tbe Mexi cans, and to make it patent to all tbe world they publish their purposes and soatter them to the winds. I enclose you a number of documents which you will find interesting. Ths manifesto of General Almonte is the most important,as being the first sou turned on Mexican soil for Maximilian. Wo arc now to ses the sflbct of thie document on the country, Tbe real effect will,perhaps, corns slow. The thinking people of wealth j fiaro not speak now, and the first to bail the new move* ?ent will be theseorui of tbe land. Theee, 1 suppose, will be employed as contra gutrriUeroi, and as such will relieve W1K>. the march of the French troops. Although 1 say Mte scene of the land will flock to the new standard, ihey will be of the aame material that makes up nine lenths of the constitutional army. Your watch and parse would suddenly disappear in the eompany of either, without any mystery, and your life would be by no It is supposed that ths Frsneh commenced their ad vance on Chkjuihuite last night, and havs to-day passed ths great stronghold. Zaragoxa was in tbe rear sf the French with bis forces, which were variously esti mated at from three to fourteen thousand. Zarag?xa was at Orisaba en ths morning of the 19th with three thou sand men, aad it was sappoeed he was going to make a precipitate march te Chtquihuite, and that if be had any more men they had taken another course. Two to one Ukey got lost, and never found the point they were aim ing for. In a day or so we must have the story of the Orst stronghold of Mexico, aad bow it fell or was left un protected. If the Mexicans are half so koen for spilling lbs last drop of their blood as President Juarez trice to ?.w. out is tbe manifecto I esclose, they wlU now soon have a chance; but be assursd thslr fighting propensities will not cost much blood, aad that Don Benito, with all Mi finely told falsehoods, will be among the first to bolt eat from Mexico, with his old, untiring, make shift Ca binet, who stuck by him llks leeches on his last pil grimage. It is hard to iay whore they will be able to establish ntw. A good custom house Is not to be had; their porte are dangerous. So there will be no alternative but to set ?p in some rich commercial and mineral district for loans. On ths night of the l#th,or early on the morning of the 90th, a terrific norther commeuced blowing, which con tinned with unabated, and, for a time, increased, vigor eH the 90th. Three veceels In the harbor went upou the shoals and wsre lost. One of these was sn American bark?the D. Chaplr, or Boston? in ballast. None of her crew were lost. Another was ths French ship Regulus.of Nautes, in ballast. Nobody lost. The third was a Mexican schooner, loaded with vanII ln, corn aad tobacoo. Nobody b*. During the gale a French war eteemer drifted down upon ths F-ngltsh ship Kssex and carried away her baw sprit. Five men were drowsed from a boat belonging to tbe Spanish frigate Berenguela during the storm, anil a French officer was shot sn one of their vessels. 1 have not been able to get the particulars of this last. General Prim has goue on board ehip to say farewell to hie wlfo, whs, I suppose, will reach Havana with this. Commander Dunlop aad Sir C. Wyke are expected here to-morrow early. The Spaniards are nearly all shipped. Van* Cacs, April 23,18412. Pronunetarnxmiomm Support tj Almonte and th4 foreign Monarchy Mm-Oeneral Zaropota in Retrrat Before tn* French?Napolenne Tmopt in Vommtion Cordova and Oriimtm, dr. 1 have just time to add to my correspondence of yes terday. the news Is Important. Cordova aad Orisaba have both pronounced for Al monte. Puebla is pretty oertain to follow suit. General Zaragoxa bad to abandon his position and fly with his men. The French are already in peeseesion of Cordova and Orixaba without a blow A report >nst mads en the subject or tbe effects of the gHle says ?Five men were last during the gale of the 90th and 21st ult. In the port of Vera Crui. They had succeeded in putting an engineer from the Berenguela oa board ooeof the Hpaslsh transports, but on attempting to return wore duelled oa tho shore, and flvo out of nine teen drowned The remainii>K fourteen were saved, though in a stats of great exhaustion, by a boats crew from lb* French frigate Jena Our Hut ana Correnpoiidtnit. Havana, Hay 3,18 ft. .Vfiei from Mexico?Open Violation of the 'treaty of Soiedrid 6ythe French?First Blood of the War?The Chasiturt d'Afrique in Action?Justification of tke Fren<k?S/kih ish Opin urn of the lit suit?General /'rim's Family in Cuba?Thanks of Quern Isabel la't Aim to tht English? Reported Lou of Life in the Shipping at Vera Crut, <#<?? Next in importance to our uews about the Tall ol New Orleans com* the report* from Mexico. Since the departure of the Roanoke no have received tAlea from Vera Crux to tbe 23d ultimo. The French, Instead of falling back to the Paso Ancboi a? agreed ai tbeSoledad convention, havo pushed on fur ther in tbe direction of the capital. Id fact, blood baa been abed, and tbe ball la fairly opened. A body of Gen. Zaragoza e cavalry, numbering some say eighty and otbers three hundred, made some show of resistance, and were immediately charged upon and put to flight by a few Chasseurs d'AX.-Jcue, whe returned with tweuty pri aonere, Dos idee a umber of arms and horses Tbe reasons given by lie French for ibui advancing are? First?Tbe declaration cr war by tbe Juarez govorn ?eet Second?Tbe assassination of various French soldiers In tbe neighborhood of tbeir encampments. Third?Tbe annoyance caused by various guerillas. Vourtb?Tbe intercepting of all kinds of provisions. A correspondent of La Pretua, of Havana, writing frcm there, says tbe cenqaest of Mexico by tbe French wl'l be a matter of easy achievement. I believe every oas in tbe least acquainted wltb the frightful condition of that country will agree with him. Granting that tbe Mexican is ever so good a soldier, be will find full many a brother Mexican lb the enemy's ranks who will fight just aa well. Already the country has commenced " pronouncing," as it is called, for tbe French ideas, or for Gen. Almonte| whicb Is tbe same thing; and that means a monarchy. 1 believe ElSiglo, anew paper, which has just made its first appearance, and Is intended to represent tha purely Cuban sentiment, says that Prim, by withdraw ing from Mexico, has saved Spain from grave complica tions is America. The plain meaning of this is that the United Stales will sooner or later interpose between Mexico and Europe. The government organ here has said next to nothing oa the subject. Tbe steam frigate Berenguela arrived on Tuesday even' lng from Vera Cruz, with tbe wife and family of General Prim on board. Tbe General does not intend leaving Mexico until tbe laat soldier of bis division shall have left. The Spanish troops brought here by tbe British steamer are loud In their praise of the hospitable manner in which they were treated. The commander of one of the vessels even apologized for being compelled to give the soldiers chocolate every morning Instead or coffee. The poor fellows never tared^one-quarter as well in all their livea before, notwithstanding the chocolate. A correspondent of the Diario says there wore twenty four persons lost belonging to the American and ether vessels which were wrecked at Vara Crux. The Two Flags In Havana, [From the Havana Harald, May 8.J. On Tuesday last several small boats were noticed sail ing around the steamship Columbia, having hoisted on tbelr various masts the flag of the Southern confederacy, and tbe persons on board frequently shouting to thoae on the Columbia, who had flying rrom her gaff the flag of tha United States, "Take down that rag!" Tha marines and other persona on the Columbia, be coming so annoyed at the constant repetition of these taunts, assailed the occupanta of tbe small boats with the various missiles at their bands, and drove them off. A short time after Captain Adams was ordered to appear at the office of the Captain of the Port, and answer to the charge made against persons on his vessel for as sault, which the Captain promptly obeyed, attended by his entire force of marines, who were all clad in their holiday suits. But it seems, after a proper ex planation was made to the gentlemanly Captain of our port,and no one appearing against tbem.tbe parties were dismissed, and the good nutured Captain Adams in vited them to partake of some refreshments. THE MEXICAN WAR DOCUMENTS. The Dceree off President Jaarei on the War. [Translated from tbe originate for the New York Hb RALD.] Benito Juarez, Constitutional President of lb* Mexican United States, to tbe inhabitants:? Know alt men tbat, in tbe exercisoof the powers with which I am invested, it has seemed good to mo to decree the following:? Article 1. From tbe day on which the French troops shall commence hostilities all tbe towns tbat they may occupy shall be declared to be under mar tial law, and tbe Mexicans who may remain in them during the occupation shall be punished a* traitors and their goods confiscated to the public treasury, ex cept in eases of legal excuse. Art. 2. No Mexican, from the age of twenty years to tbat or sixty, shall be excused from taking up urms, whatever may bo Ins class, state or condition, under penalty of being dealt with as a traitor. Art. 3. The Governors of the different States are authorized to tesue commissions for tbe forma tion of guerillas, with discretion and according to circumstances; but all guerillas who may be found in filaces distant ten leagues {thirty milts) from any point where the enemy may be thall be punished a* bands of thieves. Art. 4. The Governors of States are also authorised to dispose, In case necessity shall demand, of all the public rents, applying the resources which maybe needed in tbe least onerous manner possible. Art. 6. Peaceful French residents in the country will remain under tbe protection of tbe Mexican laws and authorities. Art. 6. All persons who may supply provisions, arms, Information, or in any other way assist the foreign enemy, shall suffer tbe extreme penalty of the law. Whererore I have commanded this decree to be printed, published, circulated and observed. BENITO JUAREZ. Thx Natmkal Pala<o or Mexico, April 12, IMS. To 0. Mamom. Dobljdo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ate., fcc. I communicate the above for your information and guidanoe. Liberty and reform! DOBLADO. Max ico, April 12,1802. Proclamation of the Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Kaet. The treatise agreed to at Soledad on the 19th of Febru ary last, with the allied forces, have beon broken by the Krencb, and, withoet auy eause whatever, they hare provoked us to take up arms. They feign to ofler as a foreign sovereign, and, deeming ne unworthy of the inde pendence which our heroes conquered with their bloed, they look upon us as Imbecile men, easily governed by the power of the bayonet. They deceive themselves, and forget that oppression Is as nothing against a free people; nor can they be conquered by force. Nothing can iniiml date nor crush a people who, proud of their history, have scarcely seen a year since they reconquered their liber ties; for sucba people, having a conviction of their dig nity, will know how to repel so bold an aggression, and will add another page to their brilliant annals. Mexico ac cepts war: she has not provoked it, hut she accepts It with honor, and she is proud to know that she has faith fully fulfilled her word whtrb was pledged In tbe pre iimiuary couferiiniee. Her faith has been derided, and the responsibilities' of war will fall upon tbe nation that so unjustly snd without resson attempts to enslave ber. Nations, tbe whole world over, will do us justice, if for tune should be against us. If we perish gloriously in our defence, posterity will gather up our naniee and imitate our example. Kngl.tnd and Spain, with more Justice and less Ml. gence, have left our soil, and avoided complicity In au undertaking in which the) never sought to mtrude their arms. Mom im|>artial, they were soon deceived con cerning the coaditiou in which we were found, and they did not hesitate in paying to our tl:i?( the tribute which is due to It. They deserve our thanks for such honorable conduct. New sacrifices now impend over us; new fatigues we mast endure, and new ban lee must wn fight Hut, before tbe sublime idea of our liberty, uothiug can make us quail. Death itself must tie indifferent to us. and, abovo all things?absolutely al.ove everything?in this moment, we aheuld have no other thought than tbe wel fare of our unfortunate country, and no other object but ber defence. Courage and union, and there can be no doubt of triumph. The degenerate sen of tbe immortal Mareki, with two or three ether spurious Mexicans, unworthy of the air which they breathe, accompany tbe invader, and, with delusion, hope to form a party tliMt will aid them in their unjust designs, but in this a so I bey deceive themselves. The people?the true people, who so of ten have shed their blood in delenoe of their holiest rights?regard them with indignation and despiee them, because they know what to hope from those s|*culatote who, iu their delirium, have not hesitated to place the severelgnty of Mexico at tbe feet of Maximilian. Ignorant of recent events, they do not knew that the people who have de scended from Hidalgo never shun tbe battle, and that they know how to fail in a manner worthy of their origin rather than consent that their prccious liberty, which luucust so many sscritioee, should be snatched from thein with Impunity It has been my fortune to be tbe one first te lead the national army te victory, and I am animated by the firm hope that their efforts and devotion will M seconded by all Mexicans, from whom I have received proofs of their loveof country and of their self abnegation in momenta of misfortuns. Liberty and reform! 1. ZARAdOZA. HxjUKjrirrsits, isOKAIOBOM.V1U, April 14,1862. The Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the East to the Korctt Under Hie Command. Contusions ii? Auis ? Tbe struggle Is about to commence ! Tbe prelimi* naries of la Soledad have been bruken by Mie French. They have separated themselves from the coalition which they had formed with tbe Eoglish and tbe Si<au iard in Loudon, for miking certain reclamations on Mexico concerning our public debt; lue vibraliau Of the cannon Khali shortly causo to leap the heart* of the Hons of Auaunat. The French seek to in trude into our internal politics, tnlro<lucod .m they arx by unworthy M?xii;aua?traitors whom we will hoou punish. Tli? republic is independent; son* of this generation, wo wore born free, we shall pre serve this freedom, or dio defending it. Courage, inv friend* do not be afraid of lighting with a nation which liaa a warlike fame. Tho free know no rivals, and a Ihouaanu example* All the pages of history of peoples who have always conquered those who would pretend to rule over them. I have a blind faith in our triumph?in ihe victory of citizens over slaves; ihe usurper of the French throne will hoou be oonvineed that the era of conquests has passed. We are about to lay down the tirst stone of ihe great ediiice which shall free France from vassalage. to which she has been subjected by the bayonets of a despot. Be you, as you always have been, valiant in combat and murciful iu victory, and soon I will lead you to the front of the invaders. Your general and friend, IGNACIO ZARAGOZA. HsAUiji *terras, n? Ctuu-utroLfMA, April 14,1802. The Mexican Case Stated 1?y Juarez. MINISTRY OF FOKEtUN AKKAIBS. C Benito Juarei, Guntlituiional Pruidmtl of tlu Jttpullb , to th* Nation ? Citizens?At this time, when the government of the ro public, true to the obligations it has con trailed, has pre pared to send commissioners to the c'ty ofOn/abi, to open negotiations with the representatives of the allied Powers, according to the preliminaries of Xoledad, an incideut, as unMpocled an unusual, transpired to delay the probability of a satis factory arrangement of the pending questions, which, with anxiety, tho government prewired, hoping thui right, truth and justice will triumph, ready to iicoede to ail demands founded in equity. From the documents that have been made public, you will see that the plenipotentiaries of Great Britain, France and Spain have declared that they could not come to an understanding regarding the interpretation of the Con vention of London, of the 31st of Ootober, and they have given it up In order to operate separately and indepen dently. You will see also that the plenipotentiaries of tho Em peror of the French, in defiance of the solemn treaty in which they recognized the legitimacy of the constitu tional, and in which they bound themselves to treat only with it,pretend that they have heard irotu a spurious son of Mexico, subject to the justioe of the tribunals for his crimes against the country, placing in doubt the fact that tliey solemuly|recognlzed a few days ago, breaking not only the convention of London, but also the prelimi naries of IA Solodad, leaving unfuiUlled the agreement with Mexico, and also those which united them with England and Spain. The goverumont of Mexico, which is consoious of its legitimacy, having derived its power from the free and spontaneous election of the people, which mistaitis the institutions of the Kepnbiic, defending itself with con stancy, which is invested with all the pewers of national representatien, and which appreciates among the first or its duties the maintenance of the independence and sovereignty of the nation, feeling for the safety of the dignity of the republic, if it will descend so low as to dis cuss points that penetrate the same sovereignty and the same independence that cost so many heroic effort* to conquer. The government of the ropublic, always and yet ready and prepared, solemnly declares to exhaust all concilia tory and honorable means of an adjustment, in view of the declaration of the French plenipotentiaries, cannot and will not assume any other mods of pr ocedure than to oppose forcc by force, and to defend the nation front tho unjiist aggression that now threatens her. The responsi bility of all the disasters that may occur wiU fail on those who without any motive or pretext have violated the faith of the international conventions. j The government of the republic, recollecting which is the century in which we live, as also the princi pies sustained by the civilized world, what respect is due to the nationalities, very Justly hnpo that if there Is any sentiment of justice in the councils of the Emperor of the French, that sovereign, who has received such false information relative to the situation ef Mexico, will reject the line of negotiations on which his plenipotentia ries have entered, and the aggressions which they in tend, against a people as free, as sovereign, as indepen dent as the other sovereign Powers of the earth. As soon as hostilities shall be commencod, all the peaceful resident foreigners in this country will remain under tho protection and sanction of the laws; and t^ie government desires the Mexicans to extend to ill of them, and also to the French, the hospitality and consideration that they always enjoyed in Mexloo, resting assured that the au thorities will exert themselves wich energy against all those who, taking advantage of these considerations, will correspond with disloyalty in aiding the invader. During the war will be observed the rules of rights of the (>eople by the army and tho authorities of the repub lic. In regard to Great Britain and Spain, placed now in a situation that their governments could not foresee. Mexico is ready to comply with their compromises as soon as the circumstances will permit?that is to say, to regulate, by means of negotiations, the pending reclamations, to satisfy the claims of justice and to give sufficient guarantees for the future. But, above all, tho government of the republic will comply with iu duty to defend its independence, to punish the foreign aggressor, and to accept the struggle which has been provoked, relying on the unanimous efforts of the Mexicans, and being satisfied that sooner or later the cause of right and justice must triumph. Mexicans I the supreme magistrate of the nation, elected by your free suffrages, Invites you all to second his efforts In defence of your Independence. Rrelylng for this purpose on all your resources, ou your blood, rest assured that, fol lowing the counsels of patriotism, we will be able to con solidate the work of our fathers. I hope that you will prefer all kinds of misfortune and disaster to the disdain and opprobrium of losing your indepcudence.or to consent that foreigners shall destroy your institutions and interfere with your internal allairs. Let us have laith In the justice of our cause, and let us have faith in our pioper efforts, and unitedly we will save the independence of Mexico, causing tho triumph not only of our county but the principles of respect and the inviolability of the respect of the sovereignty of na tions. BENITO JL'aKK/.. Mkxjco, April 12,1SG2. Okizaha, April 9,1862. The ylenlpotentiarie* of her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain, hu Majesty the Emperor of the French, and her Majosty the Queen of Spain, havo the honor to communi cate to hi* Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the republic of Mexico that, Dot having been able to agree on the interpretation that should be given, under the actual circmustauces, to the convention of the 31st o( October, 1801, they have resolved to adopt in the fu ture u course of action ooinpletuly separate and indepen dent. Accordingly,the commander of the Spanish forccs will take the immediate necessary steps to re embark his troops. The Kreuch army will concentrate at Paso Ancho aa soon an the Spanish troops will have passed that place; that is to ?*>-, probably about tbe 20th of April, com nieuoug immediate O|?ratiou*. T ' undersigned embrace this opportunity to assure bis k *rc..?oi y the Minuter of Foreign Affairs of the con tinuance oi their high consideration. C. IJCNNOX WYKE. HlftiH DUNLOP. A. UK 8AUUNY. E. JURIEN. FJ. CON lit DE REUS. To his Excellency Senor Pomaixi, Minister of Foreign Allium, fcc. General Almonte's Manifesto. [Translated irom the Prensa de I* Uabana of April 29 for the New You Mould, j Compatriots?I have for some time past deeired to ad dress you a few words concerning the object of my re turn to the republic; but the circumstances occurring pending an armistice, finding me under the protection ot the French arms, have not permitted me to speak, and I decided to await the opportunity to preeent you the truth. To-day the representatives ef France take the burden of the position, manifesting the earnest and ex act wishee of the allien governments, and I feel It my duty to bresk that silence which, against my will, I[have guarded ao long, and the enemies ef order have fltken advantage of to publish doubtful proclamations, tie turning to the bosom or my country, 1 will tell you that 1 do uot come animated with any other sentiment than that of contributing to the pacification of the republic, and of co operating in the establishment of the national government?the government truly of merals and order, which will put an end to anarchy, giving sufheient guarantees for llle and property. both to natives and foreigners. Considering the bloody struggle which for so many years has destroyed our beautiful country, scaudaliziug the whole world, nutII it has attracted the attention of the great Towers ef West ern Europe, my etlurts will always be directed to pro cure the reconciliation of our brethren, and to drive out the hatred and disagreements that have existed between them, in uiy efforts to bring about an object so noble 1 have n? desire of vengeauce, nor do I crave the slights! recompense Sufficient re<-om|?ense by the natiou for the services that it became my duty to perform before and after the independence ot the nation I have alreaiW received, aud my only deeire today is to offer her the last aud mowt important service b? forw closing my eyes in death, and that te to b mg about the peace -die has been so long in need of. iiesides, having reason to know, as 1 do, the desiree of the allied governineuts, and cs)iecially those of hi* Majesty the Emperor of the French, which are only to see the establishment in our disgraced country of a tirm government, and, (or our own beneAt, one ol order and morality, that pillage and vandalism may disappear? which exist to day in all parts <4 the republic?and that the mercantile world may reap the immense advantages that eur meet rertlle couutry holds out to it, in conse quence of its natural richee and It* geographical situa tion, I thought it my duty to hasten to bring about this state ol aflairs.and te explain these intentions, also involving the philanthropic idea ot assuring the inde Cmdeuce, the nationality aud the integrity of tbe ex teen territory. For tbe eatabllshment, then, of a new erder of things, tbe people may conAde in the efficacious co operation ol France. whoee illustrious sovereign has always distri buted his beneficent influence over ell place* where a just cause andeivillsatk* prevail. Mexicans!?If my honored antecedent*, if the services I have lent to my country, ee mush in the glorious strug gle for our Independence aa In directing It* policy at different times, when 1 formed part of^our Cabinet, and representing the nation abrend?if all this, I repeat, eu- J miss me to your confldense, unite your effort* with mine, and rest assured that veny soon we will obtain the' | establishment of a government that wtll fulfil our high est aspirations, neoessitie* and religious faith. Let me assure yon I remain your compatriot and beet friend. JIUN N. ALMONTE. Connor a, April 17, IMS. The Slave Case. rurriD status circuit count. Before lion. Judges Nelson and smalley. Mat 7.?The case of the United State* against Hayne*. first mate ef tbe Nightingale. Tbe evidence wa* (till continued. FINANCIAL AND C0MP4ERCIAL. WkdnksI'AV, M;iy 7 ?i P. M. The money market is very easy. Kor call loan* the rate is 4 a 6 per cent, and lor paper of tbe highest grade the fame G^uren. Certificates of indebtedness sell for 99%. Foreigu exchange for the steamer closed at 113% a 114 lor bankers' bill-, with a general indis position on the part of bankers to sell at the lower rate, ami an equally decided disinclination on the part of the public not to give the higher one. (iold fell at one time this morning to 102%, but afterwards rallied to 1027a, closing 102% bid. The fall iu gold since Monday has been caused by the nales of operators for a fall, who borrow the coin for delivery, and look to their interest account to bring them out. It is under stood that the short sales of gold are less pro fitable than they have been. A good many of the seller-sixty contracts are maturing, and there is a pretty lively inquiry for the precious metal for delivery. Merchant* who have been buyers of coin on Ion# option are taking it np, laying it aside and borrowing on it at 4 percent. This is by far the cheap< way of buying gold. At the commencement oi business to-day there v as a general desire to realize profits, caused iuainly by General McClellau'n telegram received last evening. Government stocks, State stocks and railway shares were all pressed for sale at a slight decline from yesterday's jirice. At the de cline, however, new purchasers came in, and the market rallied. During the morning board the news of the victory at Williamsburg was re ceived, and, subsequently, the details ol the fight at New Orleans and the intelligence from North Carolina. These successive favorable re ports led to a g neral demand for stocks, and the decline of the morning was at once recovered. Between the boards the market was firm. At the second board prices were fully maintained, and the market closed strong. Governments opened to day at 101% for the coupons, rose to 101% by midday, and closed 102 bid. Seven-thirty notes sold in tho morning at 102, aud closcd at 103%. At the lirst board the decline in Tenncssees was in Missouris %, in Pacific Mail %, in New York Central %, in Krie %, Erie preferred 1%, in Hudson %, in Michigan Southern %, in Michigan Central 1%, in Illinois Central %, in Galena %, in Toledo %, &c. At the second board coupon sixes rose %, Pacific Mail %, New York Central %, Hudson %, Illinois Central %, Toledo %, Rock Island %? The most popular shares of the day ap- I pear to be Book Island, Toledo, Erie, Illinois Central, Galena and Hudson River. The enormous increase in the earnings of the latter road during the months of April and March last?amounting to something like $200,000?has attracted the atten tion of speculators. The stock touched 60 when the road was earning considerably less money than it is doing at present, and when there was no paper currency and no speculative excitement. The President of the Rock Island road is in tewn, and reports that allHhe main lines running between the West and the seaboard will do a good business this season. The Galena, tbe Toledo, the Erie, ; the Rock Islaud, Ac., Ac., will all earn a hand some income this year. The following were the closing quotations:?United States 6:s, registered, 1881, 101% a 102; do. 6's, coupon, 1881, 102 a 102%; do. 5's, 1874, 93 a 94; Indiana 6's, 84 a 85; Tennessee 69 a 69%; Virginia 6's, 59 a 69%; J Missouri 6's, 52% a 52%;"Pacific Mail, 117% a 118; | New York Central, 88% a 88%; Erie. 38% a 39; do. preferred, 66*^ a 66%; Hudson River, 40% a 41; Harlem, 14% a 14%; do. preferred, 36% a 37; Reading, 47% a 47%; Michigan Central, 60% a 61; Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana, 24% a 25; do. guaranteed, 49% a 60; Pauama, 129% a 130; Illinois Central, 62% a?2%; Galena and Chicago, 71% a 71%; Cleveland and Toledo, 46% a 46 1-6; Chicago and Rock Island, 62% a 62%; Chicago, Burlington and Qnlncy, 69% a 70; Milwaukee and Prairie do Chien, 29 a 29%; gold, 102% a 102%. The Sub-Treasurer exchanged another $1,750,000 of 7.30 notes for gold this morning, and at 10:30 A. M., having disposed altogether of $6,000,060 notes for gold, closed the negotiation. Government has now gold enough on hand to pay the interest due on 1st July. The business of the Sub-Treasury was as follows:? Keceipts $2,#40,0&W 44

For custom* 196,000 00 Payments 2,020,188 l?l Balance 17,6^1,608 08 The Persia to-day took out $S08.564 77 iu specie. The exchanges at the Bank Clearing House this morning were $29,516,20" 44, and tbe balances $1,138,132 41. The Assistant Treasurer received from Washing ton this morning $400,000 in small Treasury notes. The lot of yesterday is to be used in paying off the troops at Port Royal. Mr. Reuben W. Howes was re-elected President and Mr. Chas. A. Macy Cashier, of the Park Bank, at the annuaf election on the 6th inst. The following letter from the Secretary of the Treasury was rertl at the opening of the Board this morning. Taaxscav DcrxararvT, May 6,1862 lfv U*xa 8tn?Your to If tram, sent lay order of the Board of Brokers of New York, announcing the offer of Saturday of one-eighth per cent prew mm for twenty years t olled Slates sixes, was nnly received this morn '"xhe rejoicing with which this significant Indication of tbe Improved and improving condition of the national finances was hailed by the members of this Board Is shared by all patriotic heart* in the land And be It assured that it gives me unalloyed pleasure to acknowledge tbe invaluable support whicb the depart ment under my charge, In Its endeavor* to promote this important object, has constantly received from tbe great oommercial metropolis of our country. Without that support those endeavors must have been comparatively unavailing. With great res|>ect, yours, truly. W. R. Vesmltb, fcsq., rrcsiueoi. *c. The Mapping atid Comrnercuil KM furnishes the following statement of the exports of bread Htufla from the United States to Great Britain and Ireland aince the 1st of September, 1861:? flour, ?6U New York ... 1,121.378 Philadelphia.. i"?6,fl39 Baltimore 2H ,989 Hot.ton 226,766 HIMr portH... t>4,947 1301-62 1 ,718 1800-61 1,886,261 Inorxaae ? Iteeroaae.... 187,643 Urol, lUt. 824 406 Wk?at, Com, l*l?h. hu.ih 10478,520 9,016.266 1,796,121 3.83,567 243,870 268,797 61.662 63,809 1,677,817 6,000 1,236 14.067,989 9,729,128 3.019 16,697,189 7,918,799 1.7HS ? 1,810,329 2,639,300 _ 1859-60 222.046 32 764.164 1868-69 82,766 20 446,670 to the comran. flnur. H'keat, Cvi-n, 66/4. buih. Irtuk New York 660 610 ?,801,D36 268,190 Olker poru.... 17.606 107,910 19,463 267,061 *06,797 tnuk. 1,176,396 96,766 1861-62 678.116 6,999,846 1860-61 47,309 897,810 1869-60 36,989 6,739 1868-69 47,662 67,846 277,682 1,212,162 44,066 46,428 14,436 26,619 16000 U 8 6'S, '67.... 100 X 30000 U8 6>.'88,reg 100X 10000 do 100X 60000 U 8 6's, 81 ,reg 101X 10000 U 8 ?'?, 81, cou 101 % 6060 do 101X 16000 do. 101X 16000 do 101X 2600 1*86 surw IX/ 100 X 6000 U 9 6's, '?6... 97 13li00 U 8 6'S,'71 ,cou 9.". 1000Ua6'a, '74,re? 93X 2000 do 93 X 800Tr?>7 3 1 Opens 102X 16000 do 102 61000 0 8 6'a, 1 y car 99 X 3000 111 Canst r bds 96 1000 do 94 X 4000 Indiana war I.. 93 1900 T?na 6'S, '90.. 69 X 2000 do 69 13000 do 58 X 10000 do slO 58 X 8000 do 6#x 2000 do 68 X 500 Vlrgiala 6's... 09 2000 N Carol ina 6 'a. 71 2000 <?? 70 39000Missouri 6'a... 62 17000 do 62 X 33000 do 62 X ?tock Kxctiange. Wai)sasu.<r. Mar 7. 1862. 560 ahs N YCRR.sSO 88 X 1760 da |?>, 360 da 88W 360 Erla KK. a? 26 do. 600 da 760 do b30 100 Kria UK pref . b30 100 42 1060 76 60 1660 100 100 60 Hud KIT KK... do. do. do. do. do. da. do, de. .bflO .*30 .bit b3 ? bl6 ,b?0 .b30 .630 do. 100 do 50 do. 160 do. 100 do. 660 do. 26 Harlem KK pref. 60 de 60 do 50 Rsadtng BR .... 400 Mich a k N I KK. 87 do 100 do 160 de s30 ?8X 38X 39 66 60 86 X 66 X a* 66 40 X 40', 401* 40>| 40 40 X 40 X 36X 36 X 36 X ??* 25 24 X 24X 34,X 5000 do tr') sa 5000 do Utio 51%' 5000 do u,0 521<, 1000 'aliforuia 7 h.. 90 Vg MUN YCdiiVh.. 105 2000 Krli? Kit 1 in b. 104 3 00 Kriei!K.imb . 8.1 97 10000 do Slo 96,'? 3O00 !lmlKRR3mb8 He 2000 lUnemlm tubs 101 X l(*KM',H\Qlli:8|)Cb? 102'^ 1000 hit h So2d iii.o 75 1500 do 76 lOfXKl Mirh So ok f be. W2\ liXK? do Wi 1000 111 Cant KKb<!?. 91 7000 t'biCiN W -f bs 93 5000 CbicAN \V 2<1 m 19 "i 1000 Hel.lJtAlWiIl'.lb 104 1000 l'oi?du>vW2iidbl hi 15000 do 87? 1000 ToladoJkW 1st in 57>i 1000 (ialWhic lift m 101 >. 4000 < 'levafcTol k f bri 92 47000 American goM. 102 (12000 do 102*,' 10000 do b60 1021, 60000 do HlO 102'? III kIis Hk StAto MV 91 58 Uk of Oommrrc*. 97'i 70 Am Kxcbauge Ilk. 'J4 5SbocfcI*iU]ierBk. 100 6 .St Nicholas Hunk MS 10 Peon Coal Co... &8 loo Cuiubt oalCo.prH (1)4 50 do 9}, 60 do 9>4 8 Pacific Mail S? (to 117 120 do 117 86 do U7X 50 do bl.'i 117^ 100 N Y Cent RR.ilO 88'4 56 do 88'4 50 do *30 88 V GOO do b30 88>; 100 26* 100 do ... 060 25 '4 JOO Jtlcb ( ?u KR. .. 60 995 do 69 M 200 do KoO 59 ij 50 do b30 5*?V 60 do 5 y>i 10 Paiiain* KK 129 J* 50 1JI C*n KR scrip . ?: ^ 100 do 62 100 do *10 02 'i 60 do 62^ 60 do 62 * 450 dn 62 !-j 200 di siiO 62 100 do b3o 61 ?*, 73 Clevo k J'itW KK. 19 1100 do. I9'f 60 do b30 20 100 <j?l & CUi lilt 71>f UOO do 71 600 do 71 600 do kOO 71 270 Clove A; Tol RK.. 46 260 do 4 !>S 900 do s(J0 45^ 200 do b60 46j? 660 do b30 *i>X 100 da b.'iO 46?? 100 do bl6 4'>V 1800 do 46?i 100 do ?30 45 yt 800 do 45 Tj 75 Chi A- Kk ia KK.. 61% 200 d* 62 200 62 100 do b30 62 50 do ... ... 62',' 100 do 62,V 272 Mil & >' du (' KK. 29 10 MilftPrtn C,2 pref 50 Tol ii Wabuxb KR 11 60 do llJi 60 Tol A Wab?Fb pf. 22 SECOND BOAki.. $43000 US 0'8t'81,nou 102 200 *-hs F.rie RR pref 60',' 10200 Tick 7 3-lOpc u 103>f ;tl)0 Hudson Riv RR. 40>?' 7COOO do 103 50 Harlem RR 14\ 2000 Tonn 0's, '90.. 59 >< 50 Mich Central HR 60^ 14000 Virginia 6 s... 59 ho do 00J, 10000Missouri 6"s.. 53 50 do b30 61 5000 N Carolina 0 ?. 71>? 50Chi. Itiir & (j RR. 70 1000 Han&SUosRRb 48 300 Mich So & N1 RR 25 11000Clev& Tol ? f b !>2>i 150 do bSl) 25 8000 III On HR bds. Hi 50 Mich So & .V I g <j 49}^ 1000 do UVi 10 Panama RR 130 28000 American gold. 102 ? 100 111 On RR sc.b30 A3 90000 do 102 V 20 do 621,' 1UOOO do *5 10-l\ 500 ( lev & Pitts RR. 20 50 shs Pac M SSC.b3 118 50 do b30 20 ^ 25 do 117',' 100 Galena k Chi RR 71X 25 do sfiO 116 100 do btiO 200 N V Central RR. 88?,' 100 do 7Ua 300 do b3 8825 ('lev Ac Tole lo RR 46 100 Erie RR 39 500 do 46>i 150 Erie RR pref 66 j*' 50 Chi & Kk Is RR. 62>,' 50 do srto 66 100 Tol ftWabath RR 12 32 do 66 CITY COMMERCIAL REPORT. Wbdxmday, Miiy 7?# P. M. Asiikh.?The market was quiei but steady, with sale* of 50 bbls. pots at $5 62.';. No pear Ik hi present seen in market. Hubaiwtukkh.?Flour?The market wm les p heavy and active, and common and medium grades or State rioted al. about 3c. per bbl. decline. The sales footed up about 9.000 bbls.,closing within the following range of quota tions:? Superfine State $4 00 it 5 10 Extra State 6 12,^a 5 20 .Superfine Western 4 90 a 5 10 Common to choice extra Wea-tern 5 15 a 6 60 Canadian 5 12j.a 6 40 Southem mixed to good auperllne 5 40 a 6 00 Kxlrado 6 05 a 7 00 Good to choice family do 7 00 a 7 50 Rye floor ... 3 00 a 4 25 Corn meal, Jersey and Brand jwine. 2 70 a 3 10 ?Canadian flour was heavy aud lower, with sales of 1,200 bbls. within the above range of prices. Southern flour was dull and easier, while the sales footed up about 800 bbls. within the above figures. Rye flour was heavy at the above quotations, with sales of 200 bbls. Corn meal was unchanged, while sales embraced about BOO bbls., closing at the above prices. When I was quiet and nominal, and the transactions in small lots embraced about 18,000 bushels, at $1 IS for a small parcel 01' Mil waukee club, $118 for State spring, $1 27 a $1 29 for red Western, and $1 30 for primu while Ohio, torn was heavy and lower, with pales of 30,000 bushels at 55c. for inferior to 50c. for good Western mixed in store, and at 37c. delivered, and with sal en to arrive at 56c. Rye was tlrtn and in fair demand, with sates or 2,300 bushels at 80c. a 82,'^c., afloat and delivered. Barley and barley malt were quiet'.-while priues wereunchHuged. Oats were ttrm und in fair de mand at 40c. a42c. for t'auadiauand Western, and at 42Xc.a43>i<\ lor Stale t'(??:.?The market was quiet,and no sales of moment were reinirtod. Corrojt?The market was quiet, and sales confined to some 125 a 130 bales, scarcely sullicieut to establish a reliable basis of prices. The lots sold were cbieih made at 27c. for middlinguplands, with small lous report ed at 27>,c , the prices demanded by some holders. Khbioh-ik.?'To Liverpool 11,000 bushels wheat, in bulk. Ht 8d., 2,400 bbls. Hour at 2s. 0d., 1.300 boxes liacon at 25s. a 27s. 6d., 250 hhds. shoulders at 37s. tid,, 500salted hides at 25s., aud |>er steamer 2.300 bbls. flour at 2s. 6d. Au American vessel was chartered for Bordeaux to take tobacco at 40s. per hhd. Freights lo llavre wore slesdr and rates unchanged Kbh.? Pry <v>d wore firm and prices higher, with sales of a part of a cargo at $4 23. Mackerel were uino tP ni, with a lair amount ol sales, including small No. l"s and 2's, at $9 for the former and (7 for the latter, now huld higher. Herring were quiet and sale* limited. Karrr was steady, with a fair demand from the trade. Sales of layer raisins were tusking at $." 30 a $3 3ft with halves at $1 50. Bunch were selling to a lair extent at $3 10 a$3 15, with sales of halves at |1 40, and ansuiall lot of sun brought $10 30 per ca>k. (ji'?NV Clotu was in s|>eculative denisnd, with sales or 500a 600 bales,at 12 V . cash, now held at l2Jic. a I3c. Hat was in good request, with sale* lor slupmen at 60c. a 66c.. aud ler city use at 70c. a 74c. a HOC. Tlie latter for choice quality North river. Hois comiunod in lair demand for home cons'iinouou, with sales at 14r. a 18c., the latter tlgure for choice, with a sale of 60 bales of 1860 at 10c., cast). laojt.?Pig was more active aud prices were supported. Sales within two or three days liave embraced 500 tons Scotch pig at $24 a $25, six months, or discount tor cash. American pig wss active, with sale> at Klizabethport at $19 50, cash, deliverable up lo November. No. 2 extra, $20 a $20 30. cash, and $22, six mouth*. English refilled liars were selling at $65, six months. Limb was 10 fair demand, with limited sales, at 60c. for common. white lump was nominal. Moi.a*.? was steady, with limited sales. NavalStohw.?There was a speculative movement in spirits turpentine. The sales embraced about 700 bbls., with small lots at the o|>enmg at $1 48.!,, while the remnant all sold at $1 50. Common rosin was In light stock, and sales were confined to small lots daily, to meet the consumptive demand, at $8 per 300 llw . strained do. at $8 23. and No. 2 at $8 50. Tar was at $11 a $12. Crude turpentine was out of market. Oils.?The followiug statement of the New Bedford market for the woek ending the 5th mst. is from the Wkaltman't Skipping Li*tH|ierni?'There lias been more inquiry lor sperm since our last, and sales nt pa. eels to the exit ni of 1,100 bbls. have been made on terms not mod* public. What* Is in good request, ton the views 01 purchasers not coming entirely up to lluve of holders, the sales are limited. The transactions [or the week include sales of 3,360 bbls. in paroeK We quote 2,470 bbls. at 46k,c. per gallon for exnort and to tlie trade 70 bbls at 461^., 400 do. at 47',c., 200 do. at 47,',c. per gallon, and 160 bbls. at a price not trausplred. Tin market closes with furl her inquiry I City linseed was In moderate request at 80c a 82c in casks and barrela. some aales were reported lu go wist. Bordeaux olive, in ca*< s, was saleable at $0 25, and souie , boxes were sold, including quarts at $3 AO, and pints at S4. We quote No. 1 Western lard at 66,-. and talluw at 7V?- Crude |petroleum wa? in fair demand for exp.rt, without change of moment; sales of 40 a 50 gravity were made at l?c. a 9'jc.. and 10c. a 10V for shipment packages extra Retiued was in good request, chiellv rorexiiort. sales within two or throe days have em braced 1 ,660 bMs. straw colored, of 44 a 45 gravity at Inc. a 25c., with 500 bids, prime while, lor export'at higher figure*?all packages extra Provision*.?Pork?lha market was le?s active, while a fair demand prevailod lor future delivery. The trans actions embraced HOO a MOO bbls. mass on tlies|>ol at $13 and 500 do. do deliverable in June, at $13 06 Deer was Hi m and in Tair demand, with s?le? or 450 bbls al $13 25 a $14 ror plitiu m>as, and at $.4 87 f-, a $16 for extra do. Cut meats wereateady aud prices sustained, with s?ie? of 500 packages at 4',c. a 4);c. lor shoulders, and at 6>iC a #c for hams. Bacon was quiet, while choice qualities were scares, and full prices demanded. Lsrd was llrm and active, wilh sslea of 1,600 p;rckage* at Sc. a 8\'c Butter was dull ; sales or Slate new were making at 16c. a 17c., and of Ohio al 12. . a 15c. State < heese was st 7c. a 8>?C. No Ohio of moment wits on the market. Saai?.?Clover was dull and quiet at flyc. * 7c. Timothy was quiet at $1 60 a $1 70 Sales of rough flax f-a.-d ware made at $2 a $2 20, cash. I.inseed waa more active; sales whliln two or three days have embraced 4.200 bags Calcutta at |H 10,2,500 do. ifombay at about $216. SfOARS.?The market was firm, while the sales em braced about 000 hhda. Cuba? at d'|'o. lor reflulng goods and at 7'*c. a 7,\c. for grocery grades. Tai.miw was firm, with aales of city a 9c. for export. Tka.?The auction sale held to-day drew a good oeui pauy, sad the bidding was fair. A large portion of the catalogue was wltbdrswn. The prices ebtainad exhibit no material cb uigr as compared with the last sale, vl* ? llysou, 91 *,?.; young hyson, 50c. a $105, imperial, 86c. a $105; gunpowder. 47>?c. a 48!,c.; orange pekoe, 4Te a 47 S# < and oolotig. M^C. a 45Xc. Whisksr wss higher. Sales ewhracad I 600 bbls. at 23>40. a 26c for swte and at 37c. for Western. Markets. rHILADBLFHA STOCK HOAKI?. PmaMLnru, Mav 7,1862 nocks dull. Pennsylvania 6's, 80S- leading Han road, 23Merris Canal, 46, Long Island Railroad, 16^, I'snn sylvania Railroad, 471{. Si^tit exchange on New Vork al par a 110 per cent premium. Rcsfalo, May 7,1862 Hour market t^itel. Wheat steady aud quiut: aaiea No. 2 Chicago spring at 90c.; amber Iowa, P5u. Corn in fair demand. market steady sales 30,00o bushels at 39c. a 40c. Oats firm and scarce. Harley easier; sales 4,00S bushels at 65c Whiskey stsndr. Oaaal freights steady. Imports?9.000 bbls. flour, 116,000 bushels wheat, 86,000 do. corn, 4,000 do. bariev, 16,000 do. rye. Kxports? 304,000 bushel* wheal, 60,000 do corn. 70 000 4e rye. MARRIAGES AND DEATHS. Mitrrlcti. I'.AKKriT? Ri but.?Ou Wudnortday, May 7, by Rev. N. L. I). I?., 1saao s. LUkkktt to Jknn( H. Bvist, on y da . liier of the la to J. J. Hut gy, all of this city. Ht* kc*?Miij.kk.?On Monday, May 6, at the residence or ho l) ule'i ni 'ther, by the Rev. iir Mi liiroy, Mr. WtL ij.k Bain to Mm Lpomm Mh im 0o*au>~ Km.au?tin WedueMlay, May 7, by the Rev. Dr. \ erinilye, Pki-kk Honai.d to Amia J. Edcab. (Jham?Wu uAin-'.?At Ravenawood, L. I., on Tuesday, Mu a. by the Rev. S. W. Sayrus, Lieutenant J-tMtt ? ?hast, llurty sixth refitment, N. Y. V.,*on of the late Cha, in- Grunt. Fsq., of Montreal, to ftUKumvL, Uah^U t'T of Jnn. M. Williams. Kw|. Lrrru?Fuwn?On Wednesday, May 7, at the Han son place Metb< d <>t Kpiscopal church, Bro' klyn, by the Kjv Cyrus D. t one, W* M. I jtti.b to Miss JenmikFrksch. dui:r liter of John French, tan.,all of Brooklyn. Scukli-?ht'K>nKi>?i in Tuesday, May 0, at Trinity ('lia el, by Rut. A. Y. lligbie. II- D., Aijci. M. Schsll to Mhk a., eldest (laughter of C. C. Burford, all of this city. riortiRR?VRmatLrm.?In Philadelphia, on Thursday, evening, May 1. at Christ church, by the Rev. Ueujamio Dorr, p. D., assisted by the Key. Mr. Kaggo, Mr. Swhbs T. S<irii?R to Mis* BnriiiA F. Vmtkrlkih , cldeat daughtei of Theodore H. Vetterleln, Fsq., allof that city. Srvrox?Mookk.?<>n Wednesday, May 7, liy the Re* Isaac P Moore, Wm. H. Scrrosf to Martha A. Mookk, all of Jersey City. TO TI1E KU1TUR OF THE HKRAX.D. f*AK Sir?The notice of a marriage between Mr. Wm Kennedy and Miss Vetucia Smith, on the 0th inst., is ? wicked and malicious falsehood. I am authorized to ub? the name of the Kev. Dr. < >sgood in reter< nee to tb? same. Furthermore, a reward of twenty live dollars ii hereby offered for any information that will lead to Um detection of the scoundrel v, ho caused ita insertion. JOHN MCDONALD, No. 24 Third street. Died. A'tucn.?In New Bruuewiuk, N. J., on Monday, May I, Johv A<hrn, in the 00th year of hia age. The friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funoral, without further notice, from hi* lato residence in New Brunswick, this (Thursday) after noon, at three o'clock. Train loavws foot of Corllmdt street at twelve o'clock. An oxtra train will leave New Brunswick for New York immediately aftor the funeral. Bkhdh.?On Wednesday, May 7, at his residence neat West Point, John C. Bkruu, in the 58th year of his age. The relatives and friends of the family are invltid to attend the funeral sorvices at the Twenty-third street Reformed Dutch church (Rev. Mr. Cause's), on Friday afternoon, at three o'clock, without further notice. Booth.?On Tuesday evening, May 0, of soarlut fever. William a. Booth, .Jr., only surviving child of Rev Robert R. and Kmiua L. Booth, aged 2 years, 7 months and 12 days. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, without further notice, from the residence of his parents, No. 101 Ninth street, on Friday afternoon, at three o'clock. C ilijeu.?On Tuesday morning. May 0, Mrs. J 4KB Coir i.;kk, widow of the late Dauiel 8. Collier, in the 53d year of her age. The relat ives and friends of the family are invitod to attend the funeral, from her late residence, No. 101 West Thirteenth street, this (Thursday) afternoon, at tws o'clock. New Orleans (La.) and Montgomery (Orange county,N. Y.) papers please copy. Cakhidt ? On Tuesday evening^May 0, Margaret, wife of Daniel Cassidy, aged 30 years. The fnueral will take place from the residence of hei mother, Mrs. Madden,No. 102Third street, this (Thurs day I afternoon, at two o'clock. The friends and relatives of the family are respectfully invited to ait< nd. California and Dublin (Ireland) papers please copy. Cuddy.?Ou Wednesday. May 7, of icterus, William H.. infant son of Edward and Kate Cuddy, aged 10 days. Dihhi.k?On Tuesday, May 0, Aonks, only child of Ed ward D. and Caroline E. Dibble, aged 2 years. The friends and relatives of the family are respectfully iuvitcd to attend the fuueral, from the residence ot her parents, 119 Kast Seventeenth street, this (Thursday) afternoon at four o'clock Dookkry?Ou Wednesday. May 7, of consumption Matukw Dockkry, a nativo of Longford county, Ireland, aged :;s years. Tlie friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, 170 Kast Six teenth street, this (Thursday) afternoon, at two o'clock. Cincinnati papers please copy. Gilloolt.?On Tuesday May 0, John J. Gilloolt, ? native of the town of Elphin. county of Roscommon, Ire land, aged 20years, 10 months and 17 days. The friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of his father MicbsslGillooly, No. 24 Thames street, this (Thursday) afternoon,at half-past two o'clook. Garlics.?-In Brooklyn, on Wsdnesdsy, May 7, Gbobok Arthur, son or George,L. and Sussn Garlich, aged 9 years and 19 days. The friends or the family are respectfully invited to stlend the funeral, from 24 Schermerhorn street, on Fri day afternoon, at two o'clock. Hi MTORKTf?On Wednesday, April 30, from wounds re ceived at the battle of Pittsburg, on board steamer Tycoon, near Cincinnati, Lieutenant Gk >r<;k D. Htm I'hrkts, eldest son of W. 8. Humphreys, o; this city. Hamilton.?At Bergen, N. J., on Tuesday, May 0, Adkl> Charlotte, infant daughter of A. J. F. and Elise Hamil ton. nged 7 months. The funeral will take placo this (Thursday) morning, at hail-past leu o'clock. Jamison.?On Wednesday, May 7, after a lingoring ill ue<-s, Eliza I.ai>kn, wife oi John Jamison. Tlie friends of the family, also those of her brother, John Laden, are invited to attend the funeral, ?n Satur day morning, at ten o'clock, irom 120 Fourth street. Funeral service will be held at St. Joseph's church, Sixth avenue, at half-past ten o'clock precisely. The re niams will be interred in iho family vault at Calvary Cemetery. I just.?Suddenly, on Sunday, May 4, of di-e.ise of the heart, at IIiph Bridge, Jcua Lkaky, aged 18, born i? l.orK, ireiauu. May lier soul rent in |?ace. Ciniula papers please copy. Li>?ro.?iin Wednesday morning, May 7, Matthkw Loim, in the 3/itb year of hip age. Tlie friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, ou Friday afternoon, nt one o'clock, from bit late residence, tjt Eighth arenas. The re mains will be Interred in Greenwood Cemetery. I,i\n?Ai.?On Tuesday. May, 6, at the rem .euro of her sifter, Mrs. I.ydia Macy, No. TO West Twentieth street, Mrs. Lccixda rt Lindsay. in I he 54th year of her age. Funeral cervices at ouo o'clock, this (Thursday / al ter, noon, lit the residence of her sister, No 70 West Twen twieth strool. The relative* ami friends are respectfully invited to attend, without further invitation. l.suoi'x (iii Saturday, May 3, CHABurmt l athkhim, daughter of John B and Mary I<edoux, aged 6 months and 20 days. Muutre.il papers plense copy. Nkstxi.i..?Ou Monday, May 6, Ann Catiimunb, relict of Chri tian Neetell, in ilia STth year of her age. Tho relatives and friends,of the family are ros pectfully invited to attend the runeral. from her late residence,67 St. Mark's place, this (Thursday) afternoon, at una o'clock, without further notice. Providence (K I.) papers please copy. O'Doniikj.?Ou Tuesday evening, May 7, at six o'clock Mrs. Catiiamnk O'Dnmu, of Ardagh, county Limerick, Ireland, in the 70th year of her age. The frleuds of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, thla (Thursday) afternoon, at two o'clock, from her lata residence, 134 East Forty-fifth street. onoNoacs ?ki Brooklyn, E. T>.,en Wednesday even ing. May 7, John. ?m or James ana Margaret U. O'Dono hue.aaeJ 8 months and 21 day4. The relative* and friends of the family are respectfully invitud to attend the funeral, from the reeidepce of His parents, OU Second street, near South Eighth, on Friday afternoon, at two o'clock. lien >kkk.?On Tueeday, May A, Mart Ann, wife of Wm. Osborne, and daui<ht"r of the late (leorge Truman. flsr relatives and friends ars respectfully invited to attend the funeral, this (Thursday) afternoon, at two o'clock, from her late residence. 14ft Kim s'reet. ?oi iiurii.?Ou Tuesday, May O.Flotu SovmA*?, Sr , aged 03 years, 9 months and 27 days. Tho relativea and friends of the family are respectfully Invited to attend the funeral services, from his late resi de. ice. No. 277 North Second street. Rrcoklyn, E. I)., this (Thursday) afternoon, at four o'rlock. His remains will l?e taken to Rockvilia Centre on,Frid?\- morning for inter ment. splmvan.?Suddenly, on Wednesday, May 7, Tana** Situ van, sou of Maurice and Mary >uillvan, a native of the pariah of Drumcolloher, county I.iiuerick, Ireland, in the 2Sth year of his age Tho Iriends of the lamily are invited to attood the funeral, from the residence of his parents, corner of Hfty uinth street and First avenue, on Friday af lor noon, at two o'clock. Limerick and (.alway papers please copy. TaitAiT.?On Tuesday. May 0, 'ohs Taaicr, a native of Raliumiun, Queen* county, Ireland, la the '2?th year ef hii- nfi**. The mends of the family are respectfully invited to at tend the funeral, Iroui the lesidence of his mother, 10 Hamilton street, this (Thursday) afternoon, at two o'clock. Kilkenny (Ireland) paper.*, and Desmoinos State Jour nal please copy. Van Syckl*.?At Koanoke Island,on Tuesday, April 22> from wounds received nt the battle of Roanoke, Wm. B. Van svcKMt,of Company K, Ninth regiment New York Voluuteers. ngod 20 years. The friends and relative* of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, this (Thursday) afternoon, at twoo'clook, without lurtber invitation, from the re >iidenceof his brother in-law, No. 100 Fast,Thirty-fourth strset. The remains will ho taken to Greenwood foi interment. Wau iv?At Jersey City, N. J.. on Wednesday, May 7 CarHaaisa P., wife ef John J. Waliis and daughter o< Deborah and the lata Isaac Plnm.of this Clty.afad4() years. Notice of the funeral will be fives hereafter Wh;i?i.?On Thursday, May 1. Soruu, relict of He bert Wright, In her 79th year. Oar loos is her gain. Her remains wore interred in Trinity Cemetery. Baltimore paper* please copy. Cenrt of Common Pltat-Part 1. Before Hon. Judge Daly. Mat 7.? Walter 6 man w. Halt, Black <? Co.?ic this case the plaintifft were the aasigneos of Mr. Alaxau der Maxwell, who contracted with the defendants to per form the marble work on their new building oaths cor tier of Prince street and Rruadway for the sam of 936,000. One of the conditions of the agreement, which was dated on tbe 12th day of Juno, 1H69. was tuat within a specilled time the contractor ataouid receive 960 a day tor every day before tbe date named as ths liltumttum in that contract, and 960 forfeit for every day during which that time should be overrun. The time was overran. but the plaintiffs claimed that th? excess over the time con tracted for was due to a change in the plans. Tue suit was brought for tbe payment of the laat instalment, with Interest. amount Itig in all to some 96.090. Verdict But yet rendered

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