11 Aralık 1843 Tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 2

11 Aralık 1843 tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. New York, Monday, DMtmbet 11,18*3. Oar Washington K*i>orta. li will b?- perceived thai our reports at Washing ton are beginning to be quite interesting. We ma as well elate, to nrevent imnrtuitinnu r?n tliJ mililu' that our reenters are Mr. J. Edwards for tin Huus-', and Mr. Beman for the Senate. Non< # others are engaged by this office. Relations of lite United State* ?*?? Kn|{UiiiI SorUl and Financial. In former times the relations between separatt and independent nations, emanating from their re apective sovereigns, were either belligerent 01 courtly?maintained either by musketry and cap non, or the etiquette and usages of diplomatic intercoms. During the last quarter of a century, and particularly since the termination of the revolutionary struggles in France, all Europe, and we may any all America, have become subject to entirely new influences in the maintenance of theii relations to each other. Diplomatic iutercoursc still exist* as formerly, but another species of relations, much deeper and more interesting than that, and of a peculiar character, has sprung up withir the last few years. We mean the social and literary relations now* subsisting between Great Britain and the United States, originating altogethet in the vastly increased intercourse of the na'ivei of both countries, and the constant interchange o sentiment am! nnmmn tlimuirh the medium of th? newspapers and the press gen -rally. The omnipo teace of steam on the laud und 011 the ocean, hai brought together the two continent:), and rendered every nook and corner of both perfectly accessible to every traveller ; annihilating time and space tc such a degree that one can now traverse a liemi sphere in a shorter period and with greater ease than formerly he could travel over a small king dom. In this way, a mighty revolution, social anc literary, has been produced, which will lead tc still more important changes, and produce greate results, with respect to the relations and futurt destiny of both countries, than any event which has before taken place in the world. Confining our attention, just now, to the view o the relations of England with the United States just suggested, we shall find that thev have as sumed a variety of very curious aspects during tin last few years, and are at this moment highly in teresting and worthy of attenlion. About the tim< that this Atlantic steam navigation commenced when an American visited Europe he was receivec with the most flattering marks of respect am esteem. In France and England he was regardei as a species of sovereign?a unit of that immena and overshadowing body which had laid on th< other side of the Atlantic the foundations of tin most extended empire which the world had eve seen, and which was every day growing rapidly ii power and refinement, and met everywhere testi monials of regard, which were most gratifying, ant could not fail to elicit from himself a correspond in? feeling in favor of those who accorded liiir Buch a tl ittering degree of social distinction. Un fortunately, this agreeable state of tilings did hoi continue. A few years passed away, and in con r-quence of extravagant expenditure and a variety of other causes, a terrible revulsion took place in our commercial relations, and vasts debts were incurred by individuals, which it was found imposnible to pay. Still, however, the amiable anc pleasing social intercourse, to which we have jusi alluded, was unbroken. But when the great State! of Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and other importan numbers of this Union, weighed down by the dis asters of the times, and the consequences of thei own indiscretion, which cannot be regarded a otherwise thau highly criminal, neglected to j>ro vide for the payment of the interest on their debt and discovered their inability to redeem thei bonds,which had been bought by great numbers o the small capitalists and annuitants of France am England, then a very marked change indeei took place in the social intercourse of the twi nations. The feeling then awakened, unfavoui able to this country, has since been every yea increasing ; and an American traveller in Eng land now, instead of being received as heretofore with respect and kindness, is regarded with undis guis-*d suspicion, and is sure to encounter, on at hands, the most mortifying evidences of the alteret tone ot public feeling. In fact, the very waiters a the inns', .as tin y .-How the "American gentleman' to his room, make sure, by rep?ited examination that their pockets are safely buttoned, left ihei might lose the sixpence or shilling lying comfort ably there. We might allude to many instances o tliis kind, shewing that American travellers an looked on in Europe as a species of sharpers am pickpockets, and a very dangerous species too The reception which the letters of the Rev. Syd ney Smith has met in England, alone, discover very clearly the state of feeling at present prevail in? there. . The last arrival furnishes us with another in stance. In reply to these attacks ol the Rev. Syd ney Smith, we find that Gen. Duff Green, at pre B?nt in London, has felt himself called upon ti write a series of letters, and two of them hav appear d in the London Timet?the principal orgai of public opinion in Great Britain. The Genera wrote a third letter, but it was refused insertion and the Times accompanied its intimation to thi effect, by the lollowing very characteiistic ar tide :? [From .he London Times ] Frenchmen arc sometime! impertinent, Irishmen impn (lent, Welshmen voluble, Englishmen blustering, Scotch men cool, but the conjoint coolness, blustering vuluhilitv lmpudence, and impertinence of a true \ anker has'i it i>i<r hf li on#! Hfltith anH hra^lth U wtti?k i.fl ? * of t?iesc nation" in their most characteristic accomplish ment. Wi- do not say these word* arc precisely applicable t< our correspondent, IJeneral Duff Green, but wo do say tha the three letter* elicited from that gentleman by Mr. 8yd ney Smith's castigation of hi* countrymen, iinplv hi amount of brass which, though possibly not unparalfelo on this side of the Atlantic, we certainly do never befor rememtier to have seen concentrated in any one individu al. With the last and longest of these communication! received yesterday, we really cannot trouble our reader It it, however, a remarkable composition. The gentleman impudence amounts to a talent. We stare, and an' a founded as we stare, at the mode in w hich this advocal and representative of a confederation of public bankrupt coolly turns the tables and without having, or preteodiii{ to have, a word of valid defence, begins lecturing us, hi creditois. on the hvpocrisy of our pretensions toplulan tliropy, and the selfishness of our exertions to abolish sin very and the slave trade. Here is a country, rich, as the Americans themselve nre always telling us, to the utmost extent of richness with no jiooi and no taxes?a people industrious, prompt and money-making?favored in the physical capabilitie of their country?favored in the uudeniable energy nn< Ion-sight which nature |h:is given them?with no once* c use of necessity, hardly of convenience,for their conduct who yet coolly and simply refuse to pay their debts be cause they don't like paying money. They ate enjoyiii| the fruit* of their borrowed capital There it is- rail r?ads. canals, bridges, drains, clearances?plain, undenis hie gain to Pennsylvania The creditor may stand by am see the natives make their profit or take their pleasure ou of his capital--mav watch the rapid motion, increasei tratti' or improved crops that he has given them. Wh] should not all this be paid lor I Simply because it caii not w carried off. The Pennsylvani'an farmer or mei chant knows that his creditors, grumble jsthey may, can not pocket the canals or ship off the railroads;* they havi been fools enough to build for him, and so lit' puts hi hands in his pockets and his feet on his chimneypiecc hugs himsett in comfort over his growing income, am takes care to vote fur a repudiating representative in th State legislature. In,l nniii Ihil ? ? - - -- i?"' oegin 10 complain, what i Mid to ui 1 " Pay u* the money you have swindled out o our pockets," say the Knglish capitalists. " Oh !" say lieneral Oreen, " what shocking nonsense that woi yci used to talk about the slave trade." " But we want ou money," say we. " You didn't really think to make 11 lielieve you in earnest about them slaves," says the Ren* ral ; " I urn?** Jonathan'! too 'cute for that, anyhow. " 1'ay, ynu scoundrels." reiterate* John Bull. " Weil, 1 lie mire." says the American advocate, " the selfishness t kngland almut thoac slave* in unfathomable " And this I not said in an oil hand, random nliilrr style of attack . Tin1 Oeneral gives it u* in etlrnw. It in a good folio virtu which he ha* at our nervier The preacher who ought I hang dnw n hi* head and blush at the very chink of a do lar or mention of a bill of exchange, fills our ear* and stui our senses with the exposure of our own iniquitiesenlarge*, dilate*, confute*, and mystifies, till we scarf know whether wc stand on our head* or our heels. 11 our friend may depend upou it, that let hiin blarney as h rhooses, he will never talk down that one little wordPay ! The execution of his design displays almost a* nine effrontery as its conception. He member of a coiiiitr which certainly knows the value of money in its pnrsi n Imits that we have paid 'JO.OOO.ItfiO/ ?that we have ruil 1 .1 flourishing colony? that we are at present losers t most enormous extent in pursuit ol this pliilanthropici 1ratchet of our* lie ought to know that this measure 1 abolition, crude and headlong ai it unquestionably was, wan forced upon tin1 legislature by tlx- clamors of those - who know no mare of commercial monopolies, of Brazilian sugar, or Virginian cotton, than Peunsylvanian _ doe* of honesty. Yet he will have it, it wa* all a nut, u deep trick U> destroy the planter* of Carolina. Anil, on ? h.it ground* has he the impudence to insinuate thia false [- hood ? Because, among the myriad* who advocated the y abolition of slavery, some few told us that even in a commercial lioint of view wc fhould gain by it?because, having placet! our own countrymen at a grievous disadvantage with respect to all other manufactures of sugar, , we attempt to restore the proportion by an artificial ar rungement ol duties with respoct to tugar consumed in thir country?because we do not make the iniane attempt to extend the came correction to sugar comumed in other , countries, by taxing its mere transport through thi?--because, finally, we permit British subjects having dealings with the inhabitants of slaveholding countries to sell ' such slaves as come into their possession, without any in. tent ion of their own, hy devise, descent, marriage, or the bankruptcy of u slaveholding debtor. These are the r grounds on which this American, at a set-oft' against the . sw indling insolvency of his rich countrymen, lounds an accusation against Kngland of selfish' and designing hypocriiy. , This, however, is but the opening ol General Green's campaign. Not satisAed with carrying the war into our country, he wants to get something more out of us. He thinks "we have aot yet l>een swindled enough, and coolly proposes that we should again turn our pockets inside out lor lum. Last time it w as by direct disbursement that we were plundered. Now it is by relaxation of duties in favor i of American produce. If we would be thought to }>os*?mi a particle of honesty or philanthropy?says this diplomatic agent of the most bitterly protective country- in the | world?we must adopt a liberal commercial policy. To be sure, we did make one move in that direction, and 1 \merica met it by putting on the duties which we took oft'. But next time we shall hsve better luck. General Dufl' Green tells us so. Free trade will be carried in Con?;res?, and, whether carried or not, we shall at any rate lave the convolution of believing that General Daft' Green . has advocated it. "1 am lor free trade." "1 will urge it with what influence I may have, as a means of preserving t peace and promotiug the prosperity of both countries." A full and complete satisfaction, doubtless, for all the concession!! which Great Britain is to make! We are to be plun dore.1 and deceived?our unpaid loans are to build the i American railroads?our manufactures are to pay the American taxes; but General Duff GreA will have used 1 his influence for us ! General Duft'Green will have propo> sed in Congress to lighten some of our burdens ! Kven this is not all The man has not yet done putting ' his hand into our pockets. If, he tells us, America fails to grant us a reform of her tariff, it will be because we claim our rights on the Oregon. Let but Kngland admit ' American produce unrestrictedly to English markets, and concede unrestrictedly to American claim* on the Pacific, | and then, indeed, General Oreen will talk about it, and the Con^ret* will think about it. ' This Is, was, and will he, the American cry?"Give ! r Give! Give !" But the English counter-cry will be? "Pay! Pay! Pay!" Before you ask us to believe a single : word you say?before you expect us to entertain a single I argument you use?" pay your debts." Till then, you have no right to a place among honest nations?you have no claim to ordinary credit or common courtesy. Unless t you come with your money in your hand and pny down upon delivery, buy not at all, barter not at all?we need ' not say borrow not'at all?and if you must needs be negotiating, negotiate with the convicts of Botany Bay. ; This is a very extraordinary, amusing, sarcastic, - nevere, and peihaps a decidedly more unpleasant ; article than even those which emanated from the , Rev. Sivney Smith, and yet it is only a fair sample 1 of the (general feeling which prevails among all 1 classes in England and France, where public atJ tention is directed to American character and e American credit. Every opportunity is seized upon e by the press to hurl a sarcasm at American charac? ter in consequence of the dishonorable conduct ot r Pennsylvania and the other States, who with ample 1 means to pay their debts, still delay to discharge - their obligations, and give no indication whatever 1 of their disposition to do so at nny future time. And what reply can we make to all this! i Yet the whole truth, as very often happens, is far from being exhibited in this controversy, on al| l occ asions. We are not to look only on this side ot the water for the causes which have produced tins ' unpleasant state of things, That would be a great i mistake indeed. But it is the mistake into which fhp nrp?v nn fhn ntln?r cwlo nnifrtrmlv falla 11r*w has the condition of things which we all deplore 1 been produced! Why, it was produced by the chi* t canery, corruption and intrigues of unprincipled * brokers' n:id bankers, who held out such inducet ments to the small capitalists and annuitants of England and France, as led them to invest r their property in American State stocks, s with the prosi>ect of receiving a large interest, and who tlicn, by means of their , agents here, successfully intrigued with the niemt berg of our legislatures, leading them into all soits f of indiscretion and folly, and wasteful expenditure, 1 which eventually plunged the States into debt bei yond all their means, and so inflicted on the poor 0 |>eople here, the same wrong and suffering, under which the widows and orphans and small annui j tants on the otherstde of the Atlantic now labor. - In the one ease the people have been plundered. , and in the other loaded with debt for moneys from . which they derived no benefit, but which were 1 squandered in the most profligate manner by those 1 who had the management of the public nfi'airs. It t has been by means of these rapacious scoundrels, ' the money dealers, that the American creditors in t Europe, and the poor and honest people of Penn t sylvania and Mississippi have been robbed and . ruined, and involved in degradation. In the one | case, property has been lost, and in the other, cha? racter and reputation, and all by the influence of the j most unprincipled scoundrels in existence?the . financiers of London, New York, and Philadel. phia- We hear much talk of the Rothschilds and $ Daring*, and Kiddles ; but we look on them all in |. the same light?as a spec ies of the greatest bloodsuckers that ever polluted society, and fattened on . the sufferings of humanity. We now begin to reap the full effects of the in . triguesand corruptions and rogueries of these men. 0 The countty is disgraced in Europe, and there i.P no help for it. The only way to wipe it off , is for a ihe States who have refused, or cannot pay their 1 debts, to come up at once and do the best they , can. There is no other mode by which they can < icuievv uicir nuiiur anu regain a respeciaDie posi. lion amongst the nations of the earth. Postmaster General's Report.?This document is a great ruriosity. It is an admirable commentary on the management of this Department. The jumbling of facts?the incoherence of detail? the utter incapacity of the author to deduce any conclusion from his facta,?the total absence of method or order?all are highly characteristic. It is just such a paper as should emanate from the present Post Office Department. It is really time for President Tyler to hunt up somebody to take charge of this Department. Cun no one be got who will undertake to manage it with liberality, prosperity and discretion T Let the President advertise for a Postmaster General, and offer a reward for his discovery. If no other plan will succeed, we think that the otter of a reward of #500, perhaps $1000, might lead lo thediscovery of a suitable candidate. Pricks of IIrkad.?We again allude to this subject. (If all matters of consumption, this necessary article seems to be least understood. Everybody Ijuve fell into thu bakers' system of sixpenny and shilliiur loaves, without knowing the weight. They can judge of the <|Uality but not of the quan" tity. Let us figure a little. A barrel of flour, iqft rout* mr<au tVir? Karrnl\ tt-1 tk<? u??if?l?? j in estimated to increase 25 per cent in being transy muted into bread, Thus we have 24/>ll?. of bread ^ from each barrel; Kay a shilling loaf weighs 3 J lbs., i- we have seventy loaves in a barrel, which at the wholesale price of lid., yields per barrel, or $3 25 profit to the baker, to pay for his fuel and labor, 1 or a profit of 70 per cent on the cost of each barrel; ' or a loaf which costs fij cents, he sells for lid. ? Besides this, the groccr has his profit of a penny on a loaf. This article ought to be sold by the pound, ii as are other articles of consumption, and until [ some regulation be made that the loaves shall be : of uniform weight in several sizes, or stamped, we hope the Common Council will direct an officer to 0 , . . ,( publish weekly in rhe papers, the daily weiget o( each baker's loaf selling for a shilling. " Ctmous Kri.ic of the Past.?Growth of this ? City,?Workmen engaged in digging up the street, it on il?p corner of Houston and Hroadwuy, threw ii|> ~ on Saturday, with their spades, an old mile stone, on which was cut "One mile to New York!" '* This stone was placed there years ago when that part of the city whs the country. Where the Ii Astor House now stands wan then the heattof thir v metropolis, where the mile stone was found is now i. the centre. Such a relic is wr|| worth seeing, and we believe ii is to be exhibited ut the American i,I Museum. Musicai. Mania?Rivai. Concerts.?-Ole Bull the great violinist, gives a concert to-night at th Tabernacle. This is intended to give to those i>ci sona and families in this city, who cannot con acientiously viait the theatre, an opportunity tohea him. We observe that on this evening, also, tli new candidate for public favor, Vieux Temps, give a ronreri ut Wnfihinirtrtn If ft 11 At firwf 1 might appear unfortunate that these artists shouli have selected the same night for their concerts, am out of this accident?for purely accidental it ha been?the Courier ties Ktats Unit and the littl clique of which it is the organ, has been endeavot ing to create a flame of resentment against 01> Bull, and to create a prejudice, out of which i hopes to crowd Washington Hall. This is a iniac rable trick, and unworthy of a moment's attentioi by any one who has true love for music or the art We have no doubt that the passion for music ii this city is so great, that both the Tabernacle am Washington Hall will be overflowed. But, indeed the attempt to excite any feeling against Ole Bui I for giving a concert to-night, is very petty, i notice of his concert for Thursday night was pub lished in this paper about a week ago, and tin Courier Enquirer, and one or two other papers attributed that announcement to Ole Bull. Butthi is a mistake. We made that announcement with out any knowledge of its inaccuracy, and, indeed did not name positively the day, but merely statei that we supposed he would give a concert 01 Thursday. Vieux Temps comc9 here with a very exalted re putation. If he sustains it, no doubt he will bi very warmly received and supported. And sursli it is not necessary in admiring him and giving hin the highest place his merits deserve, to relinquisl our regard and esteem for Ole Bull. The world i: wide enough for both, and this country is largi enough for both to reign as despotically as thei genius authorizes, it being awarded on all handi that Mr. Artot occupies a different position fro:: both. Indeed, we believe that the printipu sufferer will be poor Mr. Macready at the Fark. Postscript?Postponement of Ole Bull's Con cert?His Magnanimity to a Brother Artist.\Ve are startled somewhat at the following an nouncement, which was handed to us late last eve ning, of the postponement of Ole Bull's Concert Postponement of Air. Ole Bull's Concert. A CARD. To the Public.?On my return from Philadel phia, I have learned, with regret, that some unplea sant fi eling has been excited in consequence of nv having announced a Concert at the Tabernacle on Monda\ Evening, the 11th 111st. Mr Vieu; Temps, my brother uitist, (whom I have ^ot th honor of knowing personally) has announced,: Concert on the same evening. The fact is I had engaged the room for this evening before Mi Vieux Temps had arrived in this city, but 1 moa n.hpprfnllv viplrl fhp pvpninf? to him. :>nH trust h< may receive, on the occasion, the same kindnea which has ueen so liberally bestowed oil me. beg my friends to excuse the postponement of.m Concert to Wednesday evening, in consequence c this, when I shall have the pleasure of appearin before them ; and again on Monday evening, th 18th inst., in a farewell Concert. I take this oj portunity to express my warmest gratiiude for th great kindness I have received from the citizens c New York. OLE BULL. Astor House, Dec. 10, 1843. This is admirable. Ole Bull gives up th night and the violin to Yieuxemps without a wort! Yesterday he arrived here at 3 o'clock from Phila delphia, and as soon as he learned the situation c things, he at once determined to postpone his cor cert. " I vill give Mr. Vieuxtemps a fair field?v not 1 we are all brudders." There will, therefore be a terrible rush to-night to Washington Halland a more terrible one on Wednesday uight atth Tabernacle. We understand also, that oil Saturday nicht. i Philadelphia, the Kie<ti violinist was received will even greater astonishment than ever. He was call ed out seven time*, besides making a little aflet tionate speech. Before the last time, he asked on of the musicians?" 'Ave you got de note of de Ha Columbia ?" " Oh! yes"?" I neverc saw himcan you show de note of him a moment t" H was shown the music. He looked at the notes few seconds?his eyes sparkled?lie seized his vie lin?he glided 011 the stage?he put his instrumen to his ear?then flew ofl in a splendid fantasia, clot ing with the air of Hail Columbia, in a style o beauty, sublimity and pathos, that made the whol house rise up in one fit of excitement and applause So Philadelphia is mad too, and no mistake. om Ship News Reports?Courtesy of Cai tains?Our ship news collector, in the pursuit c tn irine intelligence, yesterday morning, boarde 'he ship Mary Frances, from Mobile. She is com manded by a Captain Hubbard, and is one of th regular line of Mobile packets, for which Meson Post & Phillips are agents. Our collector, on re questing the report of the ship?whence she sailet ?the length of her passage?her cargo, <Scc., wa informed by the Captain that he did not like th .Vew York Herald, nor Mr. Bennett, and woul not, therefore, give its any information ; and w ire unable, for these weighty reasons, to give th report of that ship to our numerous readers thi morning. We look upon this refusal on the part of the Car tain of the Mary Frances, as the height of impu lence and impertinence. What right has he to re fuse to give this or any other paper n report of thi >hip 1 Is he her only owner, and being in the pos session of a small ship, is he to refuse the public jpon whom he is dependant for his cargoes, sucl information as they want and have a right to de 1 in:infl ? W#? rln n<?f h#?!i*vpfhat siir?hnnnHn/?f uuL Iieen displayed by this Captain, willbe countenance* for one moment, by the agents and owners of thi ship. We believe that, as merchants, the; know too well the use of correct ship news report to permit a Captain of theirs to behave us disgrac. fully as this Captain has done. We, therefore, in fh name of the mercantile public, call upon them i< examine into this matter and punish this block heai for hi? ignorance and ini|>ertinerice. Ii is now ten years since we established the He I raid, an-1 we do not recollect of ever before havinf been refused any ship newshy any of the thousand! of captains who have entered this harbor during tha time. We have Sjient over thirty thousand dollar.in our news department in those ten years, in orde to give the earliest intelligence to the world, and therefore, think, that we have a right to expect re ciprocity from the mercantile marine of this ani all other nations. Our ship news reports are tin most correct of any published in this country, an< our ship news collectors are ever gentlemanly am polite to captains of vessels, from a cock boat to i line of packet ship. And in all intercourse witl them,we never before heard of such an instance o ignorance and impudence as we mention in this ur ticle. Contrast the conduct of this Captain Ilub bard with that of the commander of any othe picket ship, and we see at once what most pre do minat^s in liitn. What lias his feelings towards us or any editor, to do wiih his duty to the public am ... LI- . 1 MM.... It.? ?l._ I lit (lift IlliUHtTPl ?? IlUt II Ml 11*' 119 IMir U9y VI me <||<-| I chants of this country, if he don't like tin- Herald !p lhat to muko him impudent and forgetful of (hi j rights of the publicl Most certainly not. lie hn his line of duty to perform, and if he forgets it, hi agents and owners must set him right, or dismis him from their service at once. Our niercantil marine?particularly that portion of it which sail out of New York, ought not he disgraced hy sucl an intcrlo|>cr as this (ire-side captain. Crmon* SfPKRs? Rii-rioM.?The following is i verbatim copy of the address of a letter received a the New York Post Ofiicc, hy the Aeadia:? Mr?. Margret McOlll or hirium quntan McOIII or Si mul McOill it nut in New York, Found in Cour* of Kitfli lay*? B?y the Deaeseri ountan .McOilU earn, Can lift tin letter?or pleat to pout tlili Derection into the New \ oil paper?Si* daye* if nut found out. Forwarded to {^uIImtI in fan nod v and advertined in the newapaper?-Ameiie with njK-ed) This is almost as clenr as the mtid that now fill our streets. Simp Btrn.niTin on tiik Lakb?.?Twenty-fiv new vessels, with an aggregate of 4,200 tons, hav been built on Lake brie, and the other uppe lakes during the present season. Cost, $2-M>,000. wi ?? I, j Extensiyk Maii. Robf.ery?Absest of one of e thk Rouuers.?W?; inenlioneii yesterday morning - that the Albany mail of Thursday had been cut se i- open and robbed at Hudson. We have since then eg r received u few particulars of the robbery. su e It appears that in consequence of gthe partial in- fo s tcrruption of river navigation, the Albany mail of b) t Thursday,was sent to'IIudson by stage, in order to m J meet the bout on her way to this city. It reached m J ; that place at too late an hour to take the boat, and fo s I it, therefore, had to lay over. While there, it was rn i' | cut open, robbed of nearly all its contents, and then ^ - uirown into tne river, ine postmaster at Muuson ? l* has written the following letter to Postmaster Grat 1 ham of this city relative to it:? t0 - i IWr Ornrt, Hudson, Dec. 8th, 18-13. wi John Lorimer Graham, Ksq., Postmaster :? ml Sir?The mail from Albany, containing the maiU of the th 6th and 7th inst., for New York, wai brought by land to in this city last evening, and put in the mail carriers' office, wi This morning it wan found in the river,opposite the (team- W J boat dock, in this city, cut open, and many of the letter* in robbed of their contents. Wu are drying the letters. The be | papers are in a bad condition. I have written to the post- mi 11 master at Albany to send some one from his office to ar- m< \ range the letters and make out post bills, as there is but ed one post bill in the mail. er Your obedient servant, to P WM. HUDSON, Ass't P.M. ov In addition to this, it has been ascertained that ^ s the following remittances were made by that day's mi - mail, the payment of which has of course been \t stopped. Ua J Contents of letters sent to the Bank of Commerce by the jh' Commercial Bank of Albany, on Tth December, 1843. '10 " First Letter. Makers and .Iccepttri. Endorsors. Amount. . H. White, cas'ron B'k of State N.Y., P. D. Michels, v J. Townsend, $610 70 i... " Joseph Clark, on Miller, Vincent & Parsons 100 <X> ? i' A. Koggen, on James N. Cobb 208 08 M. Barnes, Agent, on M. Vansanbrooil 3000 00 a J 1 C. J.Olmsted St Co., on J. Newton,. . 3000 00 l J. Olcott. Cashier, on City Bank 3143 20 c H. H. &. T. Barker, on N. H. Bank,. . .G. Sanfonl, 61 60 c(t J. L. Bunce, Cush'r on Com. B'k Philadelphia ti. L. Benedict & Co., 3016 9S or r SECOND L.BTTKH. W. T. Williams, Cash'r, on B'k oi'State of N. Y., ._ t M. W. Bennett, Cash'r, 101 80 f"(

C. Ball, Cash'r, on B'k of America, C. B. Williams, ,v M. W. Bennett, Cash'r, 115 00 1 do. do. do. I'JS 00 t)a J Q. Goodrich, Cash'r, on Merchants' B'k, do. 198 SO w N. C. Munroe,Agent, on City B'k, L.D. Howurd.do. 130 00 _j * J. Richmond & Co., on Cowing, Richmond, Wil- |JV liams & Co., do. -250 00 J. P. Haskins & Co. on P. Baker & Co. ? do. 70 00 s|, * J D. Judson, cash., on W. ii. Johnson, cash., x E. B. Allen, do. 186 35 ra T. Aikin, manager, on R. Bell, W. McLackin, J. H. Green and H. Crane, 195 00 w J. Taylor on Thos. Mashers 190 00 I). Burnham, cash., on J. D. Fink, cash 90 09 ?1( John L. Dix on John Ward & Co., Schoolcraft &. ... Hall, 160 89 at Geo. C. Battermnn on Corlies, Havdock & Co.... 30 60 pr y J. B. Butler, cash., on Mechanics' Bank, Jas. Hall, 900 00 |(j John A. Hemmler on City Bank, S. Young 9 00 J John Rankin, agent, on Vandervoort & Hay ward, . Penniman, Weeks & Co.. 997 70 c. White & Williams on W. M. Vermilye, N. Jones, le a Surveyor General, 5000 00 ca Contents of letter sent by Commercial Bank of Albany, to Bank of America, New York, on the 7th of December, ; 1843:? ol e J. Taylor, cashier, on Bank of Commerce $99,516 65 l> 4 Contents of letter sent by Bank of Albany, to the Bank si j of New York, 7th December, 1843 tf, ? Draft No. 409, signed by T. Olcott, cashier, on _ City Bank, Njew Yorlt, for $1,702 96 tr urait no. ii. 11. King, president, on Mer- N S chants $8,988 60 Jj; ? It is supposed that altogether no less than $150,- m e 000 in amount was stolen. It will take some day? ?1 to learn,with precision, the full amount taken,and al! m drafts should remain unpaid till all is known. A man ^ named Ilough, attached to the stage ktabler in Ilud- q] j son, has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the robbery, but none of the letters oi j. their contents were found on his person. Strong m suspicion rests on him, and no doubt seems to ex jjj ist but that he is one of several who committed the tl * rascality. North American Trust and Banking Com- j/J e pany.?We have been furnished with a copy of the resolutions, passed at a meeting of the shareholders ** n of this company, held some weeks ago, at which hl |i a committee was appointed to look after its intc- s?i |. rests. The committee, appointed to confer with ^ J. Horsley Palmer, Esqr., in relation to preserving ui e the large amount of State stocks belonging to thit 'j' il Company, now held in pledge in Europe, (being m - upwards of a million and a half of dollars,) re- h' e aeived the most satisfactory assurances on the pari ^ n of that liberal and enlightened gentleman, that he - would use every effort to meet their wishes; and. , taken in connection with the improvement of property here, and other circumstances, appears t< a " warrant a belief that something will be lorthconif ing to the shareholders. Wc understand that Mr ,, P Horsley Palmer constantly expressed his belie! that, even at last year's prices, the assets woulc |j yield a handsome surplus to the shareholders, after 1 paving all just claims on the Company, if propei '.c judgment was exercised in winding up, and espe i.'iaiiv in cuiuvaung a good feeling on the part oi " '' the debtors. We understand that the Receiver is- i11 d authorized to issue certificates of stock to tin i_ shareholders, and to permit theirtransfer from tinu Vito time. S On the whole, we think that stockholders in tliit > company ought to be cautious how they sell out at |0 too low a price. d We are pleased to notice the arrival of David Leavitt, Esq., the able and efficient receiver of tlii c' * company, in the steamer Acadia. li e Resolved, That the creditor* and (tockholders of th< bi rl North American Trust and Banking Company, having . mutually sustained great Ion by reaion of their con nexion with *aid company, are mutually bound hy a wise CI e and prudent regard to their respective interests, to pre- v, serve and maintain towards each other the most honorable and kindly relations. 9C Resolved, That while the stockholders should resist * , and oppose the allowance by the receiver of all illegal claims, still it is the ?ense of this meeting, that all bon* tide and lawful demands should be at once admitted by the th receiver. ' Resolved, That it is the sense of this meeting, that il . s the creditors and stockholders of said company act ir in - iiarmony, and unite in such measures as will prevent a? a. tar as practicable, litigation on the part of the receive) ' ind in behalf of creditors, and prevent or delay a forceil h( 1 sale of the securities and property of said company in the . United States, as well as in hurope, that all the just debtf of the company will be paid in full, and a surplus remaii. v< k tor distribution among the stockholders. 01 } Resolved, That the thanks of this meeting are due to loha Horsley Palmer, F.sq., for the highly honorable ant! cl H liberal proffers of hi? aid and influence, in preventing a* of at na practicable the forced sale of the securities now .. \eM as collateral by European creditors, and that a com- D ->ii'tee of three be appointed to confer with Mr. I'almer to at - .he end, that upon liis return to Kngland, he may en loavor to induce said creditors holding collateral securi . ie-i, to delay the sale of the same lor at least two vean, 01 lit J until a restoration of the public credit shall enhance the to i value of said collaterals. Resolved, That the said Committee be requested to on confer with J. Horsley Talmer, Esq., and also with the f| counsel of the receiver nml ulih tl>? '???r?; 1 Comoany, lor the purpose of effecting, if it bo possible, bj 1,1 f a'relerence, or in some other mode, a net!lenient of all ici i, claima against and in favor of Raid Company, and eipe- .1 oUlljrliy luch reference or otherwise, to seenre a speedy ' decision of the questions arising upon the legality of the 1 ?everal trust* created by said (company. , Resolved, That without expressing the least dlatruat in r the integrity anil ability of David l.eavitt, Kan., the re- pa , culver, and in the good faith with which he and his conn?el, Jolin Cleaveland, Ksq., have diachnrged their reapective duties, yet such is the magnitude nnd importance ol "" ' the concerns committed to the (Hiargeof the said receiver, r?1 > that his personal Attention seems to be imperatively de- po 1 manded, and that if by ill health the said receiver is com- , 1 pelled to remain abroad, it is the sense of this meeting 1 that he should resign his trust, and a successor be aj>- au pointed. wi Resolved, That in the opinion of this meeting, the ,tr 1 interests of all )>artiei> would be promoted by carrying | into effect the original proposition of the Company to take the capital stock of the Company at 7ft per cent of its un par value, in payment ofonethird part of principal of each t|,, . bond and mortgage. ()1) Itesolved, Tnat the interests of the stockholders rennire V(1 ' that the books oftrnnsfer l>e re-opened, and the said Com mittee ?|U>ly by |>*tition to the Chancellor to permit said J(j, hooks to be opened, ui.on condition that a sufficient sum ' be naid for each transfer, to enable the receiver to employ |,j( J a clerk for that purpose. tl? Resolveil. That the Committee appointed by the fourth jf resolution, lie composed of Messrs. David S. Kennedy, fln 1 | Henry Yates, and Charles Koyt, and that they tie furthei tj, ,. invested With full mwi rn fnennfi.r u/ith ?.>?r in reference (o the intere?t of the Hharuholderi, und to s call n genera] meeting of the nhnreholdcrii, whenever they p may deem it expedient to do no. {.? (Signed,) I), s. KENNEDV, Chairman. |ni Charlci k. Wiiittkmonk, Bec'y. ^ Letters for thk Pacific.?A mnil will be made t* I up ut thr Nnvy Department, on Friday, the 15th ce irift'int, to be forwarded by a packet from Norfolk toChagrcs. Letters received on or before that day (rj "J can be sent by thin conveyance. roi Bkvkvot.knt Concert*.?The French JJenevolent vo ( | Society give a concert on Tuesday evening, at f i | Washington Hull. Madame Cinti, Artof, nn<! t , Signor Caaella appear. The attractions are very k ! ?re!it, and the Hall must be crowded. [ On Thursday, a grand musical festival takei \} I place at the Tabernacle, for the benefit of the H?r- f.'J! . clay street Female Free School. Spohr Zahn, r'' Antognini and Hrough, with other great iirtihts. Tl p will appear. __ 1 Ohio River.?At Pittsburgh, on Wednesday nf1 ternoon, the Ohio River had four and a half feet of watei " n the channel. & allot?' Self-Preservation Society. Ou Friday last, the sailors' of the j>ort held a cond meeting, at Croton Ilall, for the purpose of tablishing a society, and regularly organizing to ist.iin "the strike" made al the previous meeting, r #15 per month. The proceedings were marked r the same regularity, good order, and steudy deeanour, winch was so much the subject of comendutiou at the first meeting. A prayer of much rcc, beauty, and true christian charity, was udc at the opening, by Mr. Oates. Mr. G*or?k riLsox, the President of the meeting, came forard and said? Shipmate* a?b Kei.i.ow Seamen.?The reason of our seting thia afternoon, it fora purpose somewhat different that lor which we met before, but yet not disconnected uu iuc prui cvauiKH 01 iuui uuy. j nen we met to demd a kiit<her rate of wages. Thanks to (tod, he heard e honest prayer that day oll'erod, and he has vouchsafed an answer, and we have gained our end*, (cheers) ithout the aid of the landlord or the notary. (Cheers.) e now meet to support this rate, and prevent its dec reusg, and we have every reason to hope that if times grow tter, we shall even increase our wages. (Cheers.) But irk what I tell you. There are among our community en who are even now at work, secretly anil underhanuly, who are pouring into the merchants' and ship owns ears the poison of "low wages"?advising them not give in?that in a faw Jays this excitement would be er, and then they could ship us at any price, it I tell them lor you, that that day is gone ; a seaman will have his wages as surely as the lundsin. (Cheers.) Yet these same skulking back-biters me to us and shake our hands, and tell us that their art nud soul it. with us. I verily believe such fellows vo no soul; its only a chalk-flint. (Cheers.) Such are e scoundrels we have to contend against, and not the >n?ist merchant and respectable ship master. Hut our use is just?our motto is "sailor's rights," and "Trust Providence." Yes, the teetotal seamen no longer ask tier men to talk for them; they are able to speak their vn opinions and isentiments. He is no longer a slaveit lie boldly and fearlessly takes his place with the brave id the free. (Cheers.! But above all, he is a temperance in. (Cheers.) Anil here I would relate the advantages temjierance seaman has above all others:?A day or two ice,a landlord, w ho keeps a boarding house near Cathene market, told a poor rum-drinking sailor?what we 11 an "outward bounder," that is aTellow who has nei cr monev or credit, and who must ?hip whether he will not. This landlord?shark I call him?told the poor itward bounder that uiileas he shipped on board a cerin vessel, at the low wages, he must turn him out to se/.e in the street*?and so the nun-one had to ship.? 'hat a miserable state does not rum reduce a man?a sair, to. The other day a crew of temperance sailors icked out as the ship was ready for sea, and their place as supplied by a few drunken loafers, who were smuged on board by their landlords, who had drained them of cry cent, and had chalked up a long score against them, 'ell, the very next day, these same temperance seamen ipped at the new rate on board a good packet?(cheers.) lius you sec, in this instance, the good results of tempence. (Cheers.) Now let me recommend any sailor to : temperate, and patronize temperance houses, and he ill then be enabled to take his stand among the well-reilated portion of society. Now to the purpose of our eeting : It is for the benefit of land-wrecked seamen, ho has a board bill to pay, und can't get n ship, except low wages. (Cheers.) We wish to form a sailor's self eservative society, where such a tar can come and get s board and tobacco; and who of us would refuse to join ich a society? (None) 1 knew you would answer me. im sure every honest and hardy tar will aid us in this luse, and we will then go on successful. I will now ad you the rules, regulations, constitution, &c., and you in adopt them if you like them. (Cheers.) The President then read th^rules and regulations : the society. It provides that there shall be a resident, Vice President, Secretary, and Treairer ; also a Board of Control, to consist of six, le majority to be seamen?(the entire ought to be amen}?with power to add to their number, and i exnef those negligent, disorderly, or unqualified >r office. The object of the society is to uphold le present rate of wages-^-to assist distressed sealen, and prevent their shipping at a decreased rate -and to relieve the widows and orphans of the lembers, whose husbands or fathers may die, or e shipwrecked at sea. The rules, constitution, c , were adopted unanimously, with a luarty lieer. The President then introduced. Mr. Joskph D. OaI ks?Fellow Seamen?I return you sailor's thanks?brief and hearty, for the honor you hare >ne me to call me to speak to you, and in electing mc n ember of your Executive Committee. 1 will endeavor i do my duty?I am satisfied it is a duty we owe to the amen throughout the world, to rally round the flag ol ib society wluch we have this day formed. In every jrt in which the proceedings of the last meeting were (?d? and I believe there is not a port in the known world it the "New York Herald1' finds it* way to, and is read? r sailors like the man who loves a sailor?(we do.) ? 'ell, sailors will find out that there are persons called lilors who can speak their minds and take measures for eirown protection. Let us rememl>cr the success which is crowned our last meeting, and the character we have lined by our sobriety, steadiness and good conduct, and t this meeting be marked by the same characteristics.?, L-t us prove that we are able to the task which we have idertaken. and the da is uot far distant when a blue cket will be looked upon with respect and favor. The ly, I say, is not far distant when a band of ten thousand ue jackets will rally through New Vork as a band of "others, in temperance, truth and justice?to support the uamen's Self Preservation Society?(cheers.) Therere, say, be steady, and remember, that "United we and, and divided we fall." Bring to us every seaman, hether he be English, Irish, Brotch,' Turk, Greek, Jew Hindoo?(cheers)?and wc will welcome them, so long they are worthy to bear the high honor of being called "Blue Jacket."?(Cheers.) The meeting was next addressed by Mr. William fH!Ti.oeK, who supported the necessity for the forinti/.n ..c .t,.. .......,,?i on bv the seamen every where. He whs listened i with much pleasure by the Jack9. The I'resi?nt then proposed that the meeting should join in nging the Doxology, and to u man the ma>*8 arose id in strange tongues and strange voices, these ardv, weather beaten tars, raised their grateful >ices to the God of the sailor and the landsmen, ving his glory and honor for the aid he had given tem in their honest efforts. The meeting then adiurned. Weekly Periodical Literature.?A great tiange has taken place in the weekly periodica) terature of the day. A few years ngo, the " Allon," a sort of Knglish newspaper, and one or two thers, were the only ones published. Hut the incased appetite for literature, and the general de lopment of literary taste, increased the demand > much, that we have now probably a dozen eekly periodicals published on Saturday and iinday. We have now the " Brother Jonathan," e " New World," the " Albion," the " Anglomerican," besides a number of others peculiarly tended for Sunday. Some of these papers had tained a very large circulation. Hut of late they ?ve, as we have ascertained from returns furnished / several a*^nts in the city and country, fallen oH ry considerably. Probably they have now about le-third of their former circulation. This de ease has been owing to the vastly increused sale the chenn rennhlir:ifinnn of tvnrL? liv T?if>k?na iilwcr, Eugene Sue, and other popular novelists >d writers. In Buffalo and Boston, for instance, e have learned when formerly the merely weekly erary papers sold well, they have now been ulgether cut ofl'by the republications of which from le to five thousand copies are regularly sold, be recent change in the law prohibiting the transition by mail of " extras" by the weekly periodids, has also had a great effect m diminishing eir circulation. City Intelligence. Police.?Dir. 10.?Roars* at a I'hkmicm.?Kor the st|thrce day* the rascality of our city ha* avoided ex| arc, and therefore we have had little to regiftcr under it liea-l. Thrre arc certain practice* of roguery in ope;ion in other pnrtf of our city, that we Khali take o|?rtnnity to ferret out, exj>o?e and eventually break up tirely. The mont prominent of the?e are the mock ctlon ?tore* that new line c;hatham itreet and Droadly, whoie daily fraudulent operations, In xwiudling anger* on a vi*lt to our city, i? a dixgraee to it* law mar* and public otlteen. Scarcely a day panic* that tome lucky wight, who ha* been cheated, doe* not apply u, i Police for aid to recover back hi* lo*t mon?-v, and a* :en, to the *hame of our public aiitlinritfe*, In he ry mode*tly told "my dear ?ir, we have no remedy ? i-re i* no law to rover th?*e olTeiicnf?but vou can emoy a police oHicer, who may ]K>**il>ly recover c,k a part of your money, if yon pay him well for i trouble." Thi* i* all the natiifaction he ran obtain from B Police mani?trat?-*, the District Attorney,or the.Mayor, he fe?d* di*po*ed to pay an officer who hn? th<> niiiuree and who of them ha* not?to blufl the*e rogue*, ry aomctime*, in fear of cx|>o*ur<- through the public IMI rivi1 llBrk nilri nf tlioir frnn,l.ili.Ml ts-i. A? licer generally divides, and the dti|fvl countryman derts well satisfied that lie has boon luckv enough to proire the tint red ccnt from the grasp of then; cheating ml shark*. Tho practices and peculiar mode of business of a ^flngof tty rogues on tho false protencc and swindling scale, ho infest Wall street, and lunch nlmost in a body at a rtain hotel, will also bp moat elegantly dressed up.? nonij thein are half-learned, half-priced lawyers, discardhook-keeper* and clerks?foine of whom have been ed in the Hewiion*?commingled with sharpen and gues, who would disgrace Sing Sing in net* of |?etty ><innMi, fraud nnd treachery. Look out my ma?tt-r* foi nr biography of rascality with nortraits* to match ? ley wifl amine vou and pot the honest portion of the mmunity on their guard. From Trinidad.?Capt. MeKelliir. of the Dtiluisir, from the Island of Triiiidiul, informs tm, ?t when he left, scarcely any businest was doing in nurican produce. The rainy maun having set in, the inter* were busy in weeding their cans and preparing ' the next crop. Pitch Pine I,umber was not much in |ile?t, nnd wn? aclling at "ifl per M in small quantities, le market was well supplied with American Flour, lich was selling for about f7 per brl: I loci fish, $4 per Intnl. Thera were no vessels at Trinidad, the l)almlc being the only vemel that had touched there fbi 1 me time The island was healthy when the I), left.? ' ivnnuh Im/uhtr, Dtc. 0. " <9 X - L AanwmtnU. Niblo's.?Last night of the Eijssi.er Brothers. ?Thes<? are truly surprising young Frenchmen, and the bett practical students of jnrmntuia in America. Those who are at all conversant with the icience know that the Trauezium is the last class lesson in the art Mw U?>n one view Uustave Klssler exhibit his unapproachable feats to-night, suspended in the air, and they must leave thu circus with the impression that lie is the most wonderful performer (in this line) ever seen in New Vork. "La fcte Chain petre" is to he given for the first time; also, the Shepherdess and her Swains, by Mr. and Mrs. Cole and Mr. Sergeant. The comic entertainments of Messrs. Kockwelljand Stone have been very successful. Mr.North, who has just arrived from London, and is ccrfainly a great rider, perhaps the greatest in the world, has been ottered liberal terms to appear at Niblo's a few night, but the report goes, he asks $100 per night. Chatham Thkatue.?'The performances oi this evening are aiipropriated to the benefit of Mr. lirattan, and the occasion is his last apnearance in this country. He has selected the part of Shylock in which to appear, and to the character lie will do ample justice. Mr. itice, the great Jim Crow, from motives of personal friendship, lias volunteered, and appears in his musical farce of Jumbo Jum ; and Mr. Williams, an actor of great celebrity from London, personates the comic character of Philip (jaboil, in the farce of " 10 >." For to-morrow night the Jreatest j>ossible preparations had been made for flieprouction of the new drama of the Spy of 8t. Marcs-of which, nous vtnont. The Gypsy'Queen, tiib \viioi.e Gypsy Family, which recently arrived in Baltimore, Gen. Tom Thumb, and a grand company of performers, Including Miss Uannon, tlie young Sampson, &c. are engaged this week at the American Museum ; and with such a combination of novelty and talent, the Museum must be thronged every day and evening. Darnum is making grand preparations for the holidays, and has advertised for twentyrive children for the corps de ballet. to> FSOnUOR BRONSON'S THOU) LECTUftE. this evening, in Rutgftr's Institute, at 7J o'clock, inter spersed with dissections of the Manikin, (the heart and lungs) and six recitations and songs. Among which, are Oenevra, Parrhasius Pambs of Athens, and the Olvnthian Captive, and the Newfoundland Dog, by Russell. Admission '2b cents. N. B.?A new and ]>opular course of six lectures on the Laws ol Life, Health, Being, Physiology, Mental and Vocal Philosophy, with recitation* *nd singing by Mr. Nash, will commence to-morrow evening, in the University Chapel, Washington Square, at 7j o'clock, and continue every Tuesday and Kriday evening. Single season tickets, $1 ; for a lady and gentleman. $1 M>; Tor n family ot' five, $3. Bet; circular. One admission 25 cents. Q&- THE WONDERFUL NOVRLTV AT PEALE'8 Museum?the two White Negro children, whose hair, nose, lips, 8cc. hear every indication of the purest African hlood, and who are accompanied hy both parents as black as the blackest negro ever seen, will, doubtless, attract ?;reat attention, an'l with Madame Adolph, the fortune teler, and the splendid performances, will draw in full houses every day and evening. ENGLISH PAPERS! ENGLISH PAPERS!! Per STEAMER ACADIA.?Just received a large supply,? ( 'or sale wholesale and retail, by DUROESS, STRINGER &. CO., 222 Broadway, corner Ann st. Pictorial Times, litli and 18th Nov. 121 cts. Illustrated London News, 11th and 18th " 12? " Dispatch, 11th and 18th " 12, " freeman's Journal, 18th " 121 " Dublin Nation, 18th " 12} " Bell's Life in London, 19th " 12i " Tom Spring's Life in London, 11th & 19th " tij " Penny Satirist, flj " London Times, 19th " 121 " The Satirist, 19th " 12? " The Builder, _ 19th " 12} " l unch, or tha LonuoiM liarivari, 8 " And a host of others, at the lowest prices. QtJ- DEN'S TIIEOLOOY.?Kev. C. Sparry, who was arrested in Pottsville, Ta., for selling extracts from Den's obscene and loathsome Theology, solemnly declares ho will not permit the publisher to sell his extracts to children, or to boys, to peddle them about the streets. For sale No. 118'Nassau street. Prica l'JJ cents, or $6 per hundred to the trade. Cij- YOUNG FOLKS, LOOK OUT !-This day published?price '25 cents, The Little Robinson of Paris: or; Industry's Triumph, a Tale for Youth, copyright translation from the French of Mad. Eugenie Joa, illustrated with an Engraving. This is onu of the best books for the young ever written, both on account of the beauty of the moral and the never tiring interest of the story. On its publication, a few days since, in Paris, it created much the same degree of sensation among the young people of that city that the Mysteries of Paris did among the older classes. It is truly a most spirited and delightful tale; and a more BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY PRESENT. for boys and girls could not be selected. Iti perfect freshness and novelty particularly commend it to attention. Published and for sale by BUKW.N8, STltllNlikK St I D. 222 Broadway, New York. The New Ball Room Guide, containing the Etiquette oi Dancing, and the figures of all the favorite Quadrilles Cotillion*, lie., patronised by Queen Victoria, is now' reedy, l'rice 12J cents. Oq- PROFESSOR BRONSON'S CLASSES.-At i meeting of Professor Branson's classes, the Rev. Charlet Q. Sommers, Chairman, and Dr. Am?i Johnson, Secreta ry, the following resolution was unanimously adopted Resolved, That the Lailici and Uentlemen who havi attended a series of lessons and lectures by Profexio Branson on Elocution, Music and Physiology, feel grea j pleasure in expressing their high sense of nis urban it} | uncompromising regard for truth, an the basis of religioi and sound philosophy, as well as their entire belief tliu his method of imparting knowledge is as natural and ir leresting as it is novel, ami that it is admirably calculate to promote the health of the body, and the improvement o the mind. The classes desire also to express their indeh edness to Mr. Nash, Professor Branson's accomplished at -ociate, whose critical knowledge of the vocal science, s happily connected with musical melody and power c roicei, eminently qualify him for an instructor in musii Q(J- MEDICAL CARD.?A CURE GUARANTEE) ?The members of the College of Medicine and Phai macy of the city of New York, established for the su] pre.ssion of quackery, are now successfully treating a liseases of a private nature, according to the new mod >f treatment adopted by the professors of the diflerer hospitals of Europe. No mercury or any preparation in lurious to the constitution is at present used by the co lege in the removal of those complaints, thereby savin thousands from those dreadful mercurial complaints th> sometimes baffle the nkill of the most experienced pra titioners. Cases of an ordinary character are complrtel eradicated in from three to six days, and those cases pr tracted by charlatan* or aggravated by over dose* of me cury, speedily j ield to the ]>owerful alterative and purif ing medicines used by the College in the cure of the: liseases. Uonorrhten. gleet, stricture, and all diseases the urethu permanently cured in less than half the tin occupied by the old treatment. One of the members 'he College, thoroughly acquainted with all diseases of private nature, and such improvement* in their medic treatment as ha* been lately made by the medical facul jf Europe, attend* daily a* consulting physician, at tl office and consulting rooms of the College, 97 Nassi street. Advice and all medicines, $3. iivirun i aivi TU i.OUiNTKY INVALIDS I' tients living at a diitance.bystating the nature of their c? plaints explicitly, together with treatment they receiv elsewhere, if any, and enclosing $6, either by post through the different express conveyance* in communis tion with this city, will receive a chest containing all n I dicines requisite to perform a cure, with full ami explir I direction* for use. N. B. All letters must lie post-paid. W. S. RICHARDSON, Agent. Office and consulting rooms of the College of Medici ind Pharmacy, 97 Nassau street. 0(7- "WORMS IN CHILDREN" ARK KXPELLt in the most speedy manner hy using Sherman's Worm I /.enges. They an; a specific, having been used for the It live years in more than one million cases with the mo?t < cided Success. Children will take them readily when other medicines would lie refused. They are recommei ed and prescribed by our best rhvsicians, and nonew have ever used them have lieen disappointed in their fects. Dr. Sherman's warehouse is 106 Nassau street. A gen 127 Hudson ; IH8 Bower}- ; 77 Kast Broadway; H6 Willi: street, and i:W Fulton street, Brooklyn. {^CONSTITUTIONAL DKBILITY CURKD?'J Tonic Mixture, prepared by the College of Medicine p Pharmacy ofthe city of New York is now confidently commended and prescril>ed hv the first meoical practiii. nr* of the city, for all cases ol debility produced either lecret indulgence or excess of any kind detrimental to l constitution. It is an invaluable remedy for im|ioten itcrilitv, orbarreness (unlessdepending on malformatic md will lie found highly beneflcial in allcomplaints arisi from a debilitated state of the constitution. Sold in single bottle* $1 each: in cases of half a dozen mi < (iiII> |>acked and sent to all parts of the Union. H Office and Consulting Rooms of the College, 07 Nan street. W. S. RICHARDSON, Agem (lr/- PKTKRS' VKOKTABLK PILLS, WORM 1 zeoges, Cough Lozenges, Cordial Lozenges, and Man's Plaster, stand at the head of the classes of reme< to which they severally belong. We might astonish public with an account of our sales?not an imagirone, but an extract from Dr. Peter's Ledger?but in d< so, we should feel bound to publish a corresponding In i iii.h, nun mm cunt: >iii?iiiii iwcompelled 10 occupy entire advertising column* of every newspaper in tliis r for the next two month*. Wc cannot nee the propriety Hating the number of "tons" And "millions" of thin that which we have sold, and giving only n lint of sn fiva or aixcure* a* the remilt. we leave it for our envi competitors to give them "two penny worth of brca l that intolerable quantity of *ack." Peter*' Till* and zenge* are known hy the cure* they have performed, iN'ing known are appreciated, ami recommended by who luethem, which is proof positive of,"their e*trao nary and beneficial effect*. Kor (ale at 125 Kulton it. (h7- "HOW BEAUTIFULLY FAIR FANNY penred at the party la-1 night," exclaimed a lovely ri ture to her companion of the previous evening'* enter! ment. "Vea," replied the latter, "ahe did indeed look witching?her skin appeared tranalucent, *o dcliral white wax it, with a blushing tinge intermingling, tlx neate hue* in her e.hevk* kindled a little jealousy in hearts of the pale face* around her." "What wrought < sudden a change in Kanny P reiumeil the fair intern tor. "I'll tell you?I accompanied her to Dr. itourai celebrated perfiimery *tore, <tt Walker ?treet, one d j I from the corner of Ilroadway, and purchased a rnke of celebrated Medicated Koaii, which render* all skin<>!^^^| i>eautifiilly imooth and white, no matter how rough. [ ! pled or freckled they may l>e. Thi*. my dear, I know Wall, because I used a cake on my chapped and I hands; the Vegetable Rouge imparted the beautiful i | net* to Kanny * checks, and ir you wont to make y ! fiirehead higher, hi* Pomlre Subtile will eradicate much hair a* you wish 'tia done quite simply Purchaser* ara particularly requeued to apply for ibora Mttakl onlj at fft Walkei street Jattone dooi i, I the corner of Broadway, or of \. n. Si I). Hand*, TP Fnl "treat. Kor list of country agent*, ten advvrtiianx n another columu.

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