14 Mayıs 1844 Tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 2

14 Mayıs 1844 tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. >ew fork. TuMdny, May 14, 1H44. The Next Steamer from Europe. Highly Important News Expected. O'Conncll In Prison and the Corn Klchangt In Taara! The steamer "Britannia," Captain He wctt, sailed from Liverpool on the 4th inat., and inay very reasonably be expected here on Saturday, this week, or on Monday of next week. It .8 probable, however, that according to immemorial custom or accident, the steamer will arrive on Sunday at Boston ; and if bo, wc shall he prepared again to run < Auauiuiiiiiiv overianu c..?i?cao, >" the office of the New York Herald, and for the express purpose of giving the whole country, south and west, the important news that may come by this steamer, one day in advance of the mails, and one day in advance of the entire newspaper press of this city. We give all our CbteniporariBs here fair warning, and we dare the whole of them, united, to enter into the field against us in this approaching arrival. If we do not beat them as usual, why then we shall consent to eat up the whole Tyler party of the Union, at one mouthlul, and swallow it from shoulders to tail at one gulp. The news expected by the " Britannia" will be very important. We may have the result ol the application made by Daniel O'Connell and hits coconspirators for anew trial. And u is highly probable that this application will meet with a denial, and that the Court ha9 immediately proceeded to pass sentence on that distinguished man, including all the ' rent" in his pocket. It is thus very probable that lie is in lllison bv thw fimp unH if no ivp ?h,?ll publish the first account of his incarceration, with all the particulars of the tremendous excitement j in Dublin and throughout Ireland, and the state of the question of political reform in England. In deep and ardent sympathy for the people of Ireland, we yield to none. No one regards with more sincere and unaffected regret, than we, the distresses, the oppressions, the privations, the terrible grinding under the hoof of tyranny, under which the brave, chivalric, warm-hearted natives of that lovely island suffer. Hut to the same extent that we sympathize with the Irish people in their sufferings?to that extent do we entertain un uncontrollable and unutterable contempt for the duplicity of that Dan O'Conuell, whose whole object, for the last quarter of a century, has been, by plundering these poor people, to make a living out of thetn, that he couldn't get to the same extent out of his profession as a lawyer, or his exertions as a politician. By the ' falsehoods?hy the deceptive promises?by the perplexing agitation of that wholesale calumniator, thousands and thousands of the people have been prevented from leaving that impoverished and unhappy land, to seek in this free country, the reward which sobriety, virtue and industry, are sure to bestow on the good citizens ol all climes, who conduct themselves in a right spirit. Every day?every week? very month only adds to the burden of the oppressions and sufferings which weight the Irish people to the earth; and, probably, no man has been instrumental in inttio?in? mm.i. ?..;i ..?a ? much distress on his country, us this O'Connell, who, whilst plundering the poor people of their few pennies, has been sedulously endeavoring, under the hypocritical gnrb of patriotism, to rivet still more closely the chaius of the oppressive ini? narclual government of Great Britain and Ireland. A monarchist?a Jesuit of the first water?a rapacious tyrant when in power, and a miserable, drivelling creature when out of power, O'Connell has been one of the worst curses inflicted on urhappy Ireland. We have seen enough of the spirit and working of O'Connellism, in Mew York and throughout this country, to make the American people take care that its further introduction be effectually stayed. For the chivalric, generous, virtuous, imaginative, and industrious Irish people, we cherish the most profound respect and the most cordial esteem. We shall always support them in the enjoyment of their constitutional rights and liberties. We shall always aid them to the fullest extent of our power, in the maintenance of their rightful privileges. But towards ah those who deceive them?whether it be O'Connell, Bishop Hughes, or the little beggerinan, John M'Keon, or any others who lead them into error, we shall wage a war of extermination. We never shall desist till we see the Irish people free?free to act out their own noble and generous imputes as good American citizens, under our glorious constitution. It will be seen, therefore, that the news expected by this steamer is of the highest importance, and every one may accordingly look out for its earliest publication at this office. News fkom Europe.?It is fair for every editor to give credit to whom credit is due. We notice that the Charleston Patriot, and one or two other papers at the South, ccpy the last news brought by the Hibernia, and give credit to the Sun. This ih very unfair. The Patriot states that an ! T\ . , express Wds run by h broker. This w a mistake. The only express sent from Boston to New York, on the arrival of the Hibernia, was run exclusively by us, at an ex|>ense of $500; we published thb news exclusively here, and sent extras throughout the country, ahead of every one. If these extras did not reach the different cities in advance of all others, it was the fault of Postmaster Wicklifie, and not ours This fact we wish to impress upon every editor. We should suppose, by this time, that such papers as the Patriot ought to know to whom they are constantly indebted for news. We spend money enough and take pains the rno9t unwearied to dispatch the latest intelligence, and if editors, in return, cannot give proper credit for our industry and enterprise?all we can do. is to stop sending to t hem. Mismanagement in the Post Office.?No post office was ever managed as ours is and has beer under Wickliffe. We daily hear of complaints and daily suffer from the utter negligence of some of those in the department. Tins morning we received letters from Washington that ought to have been here last Friday night. We suppose that we -hall he compelled to put up with such negligence till the present Postmaster (leneral goes out of power. To get rid of him would he a perfect rtrodand, and we really hope that the President will either kick him out or send imn as consul to some out of the way island, where he can do no harm to his fellow creatures The Fine Arts.?The taste for the fine arts is very rapidly increasing in this city, and the desire to possess good pictures is becoming more and nnre general amongst the wealthy classes). At present we have a variety of attractive exhibitions. lie National Acaaeiny attracts crowds of visitors, specially in the evenings when the rooms are thronged with beauty and fashion. At Clinton Hall, the tine gallery of old paintings by the best masters of the Italian school, has been very well attended. A sale of these very valuable pictures takes place on the 22d inst., which will undoubted* Iy attract the attention of connoisseurs. We perceive also, from an advertisement in our columns to-day, that another gallery of paintings has been opened at the Oranite Buildings, corner of Broadway and Chambers street This contains a remarkably choice collection, some of them ot great value. __________ Phsnix Hoasr. Bazaar.?This Bazaar situated at N'os. 189 and 191 Mercer next to Bleecker street, is at all tunes well supplied with horses, carriages and saddlery, and will be found well worth a look in, to such gentlemen as want to supply themselves with any articles hi the line of the proprietor. The advertisement which apt?ears in another part ot our columns, presents strong inducements lor a visit to this Ba/aar. The Amend* Honorable. [From tho Tribune) ; The Herald, Bennett, H. Wikofk and Fa? ny Eusler.?'We have clone injustice, and w hasten to correct it, even though the suhject b JAine.s Gordon Bennett. We published as true Mi H. Wikofl's account of the corns? of the Heral towards Mile. L'lssler, itsinducetnents thereto, an ' the presents to Bennett which, according to W kotl's story, were extorted Irotn the dancer by he I fears and dread of attacks through the Herald. W do not remember that we expressly characterize Bennett's conduct in the premises as infamous, hi we certainly so considered and exhibited it. Bi Mr. Bennett, by the publication (perfectly justifi.i ble, under the circumstances,) of a series ol jirivat letters to himself from Wikoff, while acting a Eissler's secretary or agent, has shown that the at surd nulls, anecdotes, defences,&c.. of the dancet which were so conspicuously inserted in the Herald throughout her stay in this hemisphere, were con slantly and urgently tolirited hy herself and he functionary; thnt every possible means was usei to induce him (Bennett) to write more, and often er, and lay it on thicker, in exaltation o; the dan cirtg courtesan. After reading all llmt has thus fa appeared on both sides, we are very decidedly o opinion that the presents of Mile. Elsslerto Bonnet were hut the well-earned and not at all exorbitun reward of services petitioned lor and faithfully reii dered, and that there was nothing improper m hii receiving them The propriety of his devoting hii journal to such a ptuqiose, is of course an entirel] different matter, which does not here come unde review. As between Bennett and Elssler, then can be no doubt that he richly earned all she pair him, and that, while it would have been very bns< in her to have left his services unrequited, it win not at all improper in him to accept her acknow ledgements. We do noi doubt that she went bacl to Europe $10,000 richer than if the Herald hat never named her. Why, then, should she not pa; for its aid! There is a false notion prevalent of the right and duties of the press, in this respect, which ough to be promptly corrected. A man presents himsel to an editor, having some invention, or project, o: wonder, or investment, which he desires to hav< brought vividly to the notice of the public, and tc this end, solicits the editor's services, general 01 siieeial, and a liberal or limited use of his columns. By success, he expects to secure wealth, or something else desirable. Now the editor owes a primary duty to his readers and the public, which binds him never to deceive nor mislead them in this or uny other respect?should he fail in this to their injury, he justly forfeits their confidence, and ought to lose their patronage. But allowing the thing commended is deserving of what be says o| it, and by means ot his exertions it is brought into notice and popularity, to the advantage ot the public and the pecuniary profit of the projector or proprietor, there is 110 sound reason conceivable why the editor should not be liberally paid for his exertions in the premises. True, he must be very careful that he is not deceived, and that he does not deceive others?there is imminent danger, that the taint of personal interest may affect his judgment and stimulate his zeal?and here is abundant reason why he should be chary of receiving presents or compensation for any services he may render in the way of his profession. It may be well for hint to refuse any such recompense, but we are speaking of the obligation of the beneficiary. We presume the virtue of an Editor will rarely be put to any very severe test. His triend the inventor will in sisi on ms aevoung nis time, nis enorts, nis columns, to that which is calculated to benefit the public so vastly, and one person in particular a little. incidentally ; and should he at last lling a tew dollars out of thousands to1 his typographic ally, he will vaunt it to the world as a case of extravagant generosity on his part or of extortion on that ot his ally. Mr. Wikofi", indeed, coolly declares that Bennett's articles in favor of Fanny were so extravagant, absurd and mawkish that they did her more harm than good, and in the next breath he I asserts that they doubtless increased the circulation [ of the Herald, and so were intrinsically a source ' of profit! We suspect they brought a dollar into the cofiers of the dancer for every copper they won to th' drawer of the publisher. Assuming, then, that his own letters have not been grossly interpolated by Bennett, (as we think tney could not have been, as the vraiumblance is very marked and never lost,) we must say that Mr. Wikofl' cuts a sorry figure in this business And now a word on another branch of this subject. This controversy has let the public a good way into the secret of making a theatrical lion and a theatrical fortune?perhaps of other lions and fori tunes, though we think there can be none other quite so much a matter of gas and machinery as those connected with the drama. Fanny Elssler came here in the Spring of 1841, a woman of thirtyfive, with considerable European reputation as a dancer and a courtesan. By a profuse application of theatrical pufi-power, through the Herald and kindred prints, she was at once enthroned the unrivalled queen of the ballet, the idol of fashion, the divinity ot the theatre?yes, " the divine Fanny" was the appellation blasphemously current in the circles and the journals most lavish of her praises. Nightly were the largest theatres ot our cities crowded successively | with the young, the pure, the high-born, I us well as the otherwise, to study every attitude, watch every motion, and applaud to the echo every exertion, of this dancing woman, whose shamelessness was notorious all over Europe anr in this country, and whose relations with her functionary Wikoll were scarcely equivocal. Agains this tempest of extravagant adulation we were impelled to protest as most pernicious to the public morals?as every way unjust, absurd, and perilous For what was the moral inevitably impressed on our admiring youth of both sexes, who saw this woman leted, and flattered, and showered with bouquets, and treated as some superior being, bj wives and mothers of spotless tame, who wouk have spurned from their doors any poor homeless, friendless victim of seduction as a polluted out cast and moral lejier 1 Must not all such he impel led to conclude that Virtue is a very respectabk and necessary humbug, and that Vice consists it sinning shabbily and without the talent or the nervt to put a bold fare on the matter 1 Such was tin aspect of the affair which im|>elled us to protest, it its outset, against the adulation heaped on Fannj Elssler?towards whom personally we bore no il will, having never 8 en, nor sought to see her, ant knowing no more of her than we read from day tc day in the journals devoted to her exaltation. Fo what we said we were grossly assailed ,in variou ways, threatened in anonymous letters, tec.,but ti no purpose. We think those who have read tin controversy of Wikoff and Bennett, will not nov be inclined to di&ent from ojir estimate. Rcmakki t>* jsii. Huiuld. Thus far discnurseth Mr. Gjee^eyof the Triburu and so far lie speaketh well "'Endeavors to re nail an injury unwittingly committed, and to take bad a statement which he published believing it to bf j true, but which, on examination and further evi dence, lie has discovered to be utterly false. There is nothing in the above nmtmle honorablt which particularly calls for any remarks from us | unless it he the allusion to an imputation whicl ! originated with Wikoff himself, namely,that we hat I interpolated passages in his letters. The7VtbMne as ! sttrnes f rom the general character of the letters tlia we have not interpolated them grossly. Now,in refer ! ence to this, we assure the Tribune that the whoh | of the correspondence which we have published appears in our columns as strictly according to tlx I original manuscript, as it was possible for printer! | and prod-readers to make it. There may be somt typographical errors, but with that exception the ' printed letters are as exact and literal copies of the I original as it is possible for them to he. Accoinpa I nying a very few of the letters, indeed, there wer< ! a few explanatory remarks introduced editoriallj and enclosed in brackets, which by no means al tered the sense of the text, or afforded the slightes possible ground for the charge of interpolation And thismode of giving letterswilh explanatorynote is very well understood by printers and readers o newspapers. The instance in which exceptioi was taken was that in which WikofFcoolly request ed me to write a card for publication in the narm of Mr Stout the sculptor, and to affix Stout' name to it, Wikotl saying lhat he would take thi responsibility of the action. I did not choose ti comply wiih such an impudent request, for, o course, I justly considered lhat had I done so, should have been guilty of forgery, and, tbeiefore I paid no sort of attention to the fellow's iufamou proposal. We assure the editor of the Tribun then and all other editors, that there is not a singh word interpolated, and that tip- whole of the? letters are published without diminution or curtail rnent whutever, except the omission of a few un meaning compliments. And all this we shall provi before a court of justice and give both Wikoff am his editor, one "John Ryan," an opportunity ti see the impudence and folly of their attempt t assail our reputation and our integrity in that re sped. So much on this point As to the "absurd puffs," as they arc charucter zed by \hcTribune, and the mode of creating ther trical lions and making theatrical fortunes, wc bi lirve such business is not confined altogether t theatres, or dancers, or affairs of that deseriptior Nor is the Herald,the exclusive paper for manufat turing reputations and attempting to create fortunes in that way. The Tribune itself, without imputing ( ' anything improper to its course, has been endeavor- I e ing to do that in a variety of ways. Without t r. calling to recollection a number of little \ <j things, we might instance the great fuss which t ( the Tribune has made about "artificial me- t .r inory," and a certain "Professor," and also about | e the "hatching of eggs by steam." If theatrical i ^ puffs of Fanny Elssler were so absurd, and so ridi- ( |t culous, and so uncalled for, certainly we do not see cj i- that they possess the monopoly of absurdity and c c ridicule in newspaper puffing; and we rather think e s that "egg-hatching" and "phreno-Bmeno-techiiy" n and Fourierisin, and even cooniam have their I1 !, spasms of absurdity and development of ridicule " ' equal to any other department of the fine arts or of j human philosophy. However, we do not wish to tl - offend our eoternporary by these allusions,but make v them merely by way ol a set-off to what he calls tl J the absurdity of puffing, in which, in a great meat sure, we quite agree with him. v t Then as to the general morale of the career of c Fanny Elssler in this country, and the excitement p s produced, and the conclusions drawn by our cotein- a f porary, we are not disposed to differ very much n r from him in opinion in that respect. It certainly p j was a singular spectacle, that career, from begin- o ; ning to end. But we were no more culpable in tl s that matter than some of the highest and most res- pectable, and most moral persons in society, in tl j fact, we were much leas culpable. We required u c y great deal of importunity, and teazing, and per- fi plexitis intercession to get us to suy as much as we a j did for Fanny Elssler. In fact, our good nature r f was invaded, and when the miserable creature tl r Wikoff, by his recent conduct, attempted to turn *' that very good nature so much to our disadvan- pi tage, we could not refrain from embracing the op- ? portunity of crushing the wretch to the earth, ti which we shall effectually do before we have done T with him, for we are by no means done yet. Thus much on these points. The Tribune has " made the amende honorable in a very manly and very frank manner, and we now give an opportunity to the other journals of this city, that have publish- 01 ed, either gratuitously or for pay, the same libels Jc aguinst us, under the signature of this same Wt- s' koff, to pursue the same honorable line of conduct. 8< We ullude particularly to the Courier and Enqui- Tt rer, the New York American, the Evening Pott, the c Sun, the Commercial Advertiser, and the Journal 11 of Commerce, in all of which, we believe, bis libel- l* lous communications appeared. We shall give fr then) a chance to do us justice voluntarily, as the Tribune has done; and if they do not, we again Cl assure them that we shall commence prosecution! n against them and compel them to do us justice before w an honest jury and a competent Court of J ustice. c| In the meantime, in reference to another misera- fc ble falsehood of Wikoff, in which the name of Mr. w Macready, the actor, was introduced, we expect, and shall call upon Mr. Macready to state publicly ol whether, in the slight intercourse we had with him in London, in all that ever took place between us, lr there ever was the slightest manifestation on our j, part that could give the least possible shadow of ai excuse for this miserable Wikoff to impute to us Sj an attempt to levy black mail on Mr. Macready, j, or that we wanted to be invited to a dinner ai ja his house?of which we never knew anything?01 al unless we were invited, we should attack him in the Herald? Mr. Macready?as a man?a gentle man?and an actor, can have no hesitation in ei coming out and responding to this call to do justic* A between man and man. To his evidence we ap- o: peal for the triumphant refutation and witherinc tf rebuke of that foul calumny with which his name r< was associated by the miserable creature Wikoff. Italian Opera?First Night of La Sonnam- J" bi'la.?There are operas which have created a great S sensation at their first production, which took the di dilettanti by storm, to which a vogue a la barbiere Cl find been prognosticated, but which have as com- 9 pletely disappeared from'the stage, as if they bad got a sound ducking in Lethe's stream. This was t not the case with the Sonnambula, one of Bellini's ir first operas?although performed after Norma? written in the much lamented composer's happiest 1 time?when the crepuscle of his first love had dis- P ^ appeared to make room lor the sun, which shone v down from the flioist eyes ofhis Amina with sweet 81 ' brilliancy?or with brilliant sweetness, as Polonius J would have said?upon the child-like Bellini, and j . whose rays reflected themselves in the poetical n ' strains of his bridal song, full of all that pastoral innocence which is one of the most captivating fea, tures of Tasso's potior fido. La Sonnambula was n i Kir f.?r n/if un utpII iv#?il in F.nrnnp nu wpvorul nf P.i J hia inferior operas?Straniera il Pirnta or 1 Monttrrhi, for instance; in lact, ite great success is ? \ only traced to the epoch when it iell in the hands, c or rather the throats, of Malibran and Tudolini, till . it reached the ajmgtt of its popularity through the tl , wondrous mastership of Persiani's genius, who ? , it is generally admitted surpasses even Malibran in 1 this role, at least in its musical part. This popu j larity is now immense ; translated in all languages, y the Sonnantbula is always and everywhere sung, I and although as a work of art considerably interim f< j to Norma and much more to II Puritani, it is not , by few preferred to either of them. Considering r the state of Italian music at Ihe lime of its appriu ti s ance, and attentively examining it as a whole, anil n , in its particular", we find in the character of the 0 ? work itself the reason of this auasi-anomaly, which a "t strictly taken, is no anomaly, iroin its very frequent recurrency in the annals *>f operatic music. The Sonnambula was the first opera, in which the sentiment was not only preponderating, hut where it , entirely excluded all the other effects which have v r been generally seized upon by composers The c style of all its airs, ducts and concerted pieces is ' purely elegiatic and pastoral; it simply appeals to the heart and to nothing more, where on the con. trary now-a-days,sorne notice must be taken of the v. understanding 01?the heels; but fortunately,or un- n fortunately, hh you like, there could not be found tl i any motifs for quadrilles by Musard, who did noi ) hesitate desecrating Rosini's Stab t Mattr, and " ' even Mozart's Requiem Its instrumentation anil j, orchesiral effects, are entirely null, being nothing ? ^ more throughout than a mere harp accompaniment; ,i - its extreme and continuous sentimentality, which u t is sometimes not a little monotonous, imparls 11 kind of ennui at the (irst hearing?the greatest mistake a modern composer can possibly make, since " the public will he amused, and nothing but amused * ) in the theatre. Here we have the principal reason tl , of the indifferent reception in the beginning; and < the facility with which the ear accustoms itself to the monotony ot Ihe melodies,?each ol n which, separately taken, is full of sweetness 11 . and pleasing melancholy?toe great field which J , is opened to the three leading characters for ^ the display of a brilliant vocalization, explains i's subsequent popularity?a popularity which will ; never wear off, because the test of music must he j not n'tf*r*(*nif> 11 iw?H Minnnrfpcl l?V tt w iso- r luted fine points as in Donizetti 8 opera. \ There has already ho much been said about the a t Sonnambula, whose lovely airs are found on every ( piano in evety possible arrangement, with the ex- * H ception of dancing music, that we tnink it super- , . fluous to point out beauties which are perfectly I known to every body. We likewise abstain from j i individualizing the merits and slight defects of ex- | ecution, as the first performance of an opera by a < newly congregated corps always presenis some | ' Haws. The audience has not yet full confidence in < s the singers, nor iliey in themselves, till the second r night, just as we put more faith in the prescriptions j of a medica} man, of whose ability we entertain the ( highest opinion, the day after lie has got his diploma , ' than the (lay before, liorghese rises in the estimation I of her numerous admirers after every new opera. She was literally overloaded with applause Hnd ' (ouronncs after her two great airs, principally the t H celebrated finale " A non fruitier nman pmiifrr," j f which she gave to |>erf'action; nor was she less ex- 1 i- cellent in the " Pvjn&i Pnnillo li rfjMM," where she J was very well seconded by Perozzi, as well us n 1 the stretta, " IVon t'qactio ingrntt core." Perozzi's ; " air, the rheval (it bataille of all tenors. " Ah perchc - non potto odinrti," was much applauded, as well . as ValteilitiaV " Fi nrnttn The chorus and 1 orchestra wan pretty good for a first performance. 1 ' The house was crammed and the applause ra|>- j o turous. The Prairie Hird is the title ol a novel by | Charles Augustus ??1 urray, well known as the an- , thor of " Travels in North America," lust repub- , , jished by the Harpers It is a novel designed to i illustrate the lite, customs and character of the I North American Indians, and is among the fruits 1 !- of a long and romantic residence among the wes- 1 ? tern tribes, hy thejauthor some years since. It is ' spoken ol in the highest terms by the Knglish press , and critical journals, and will be well received on | ;- this side the Atlantic. It is sold for tw-o shillings. Tim New Common Councu,.?To-day at 12 t'clock, the old Common Council .terminate their ast year of mismanagement, and give place to heir successor*? the American Republicans, who vere elected in consequence of theirsolemn pledge o give us a pure, clean, economical, republican ily government, from stem to stern, in every delartment of its multifarious affairs. To-day at 12 >'clock, the inauguration ol the new Common Council takes place. James Harper, the new May?r, will be sworn in with the rest of the members >f the Corporation, and from this day forward we xpect to see, on the part of the majority of this iew Common Council, uu honest and patriotic efort, and a successful one also, we trust, to reform 11 abuses?to reduce the taxes?to clean our streets -to give us a good police?and curry into effect all liose measures for the promotion of the public welfare, which we have in vain looked lor under \if mi&rule of their predecessors. Tin-re can be no mistake about the principles on rhich this new party have come into power. The ry about "naliveisin" and the " Irish" and "poery" was entirely addressed to "Buncombe," nd had no reference to practical measures. The ew party have reached the places they now occuy by the reiteration of solemn pledges to carry ut city reform. And tlrny may rest astsured that he people of this city will wa'.ch every movement -criticise every step?and insist to the utmost on heir fulfilment of their pledges. And we have all onfidence that the new corporation will be faithul to their promises. If they do, they may res, ssured of our support and aid. We have all along endered to this party the most efficient, because he most disinterested aid. No journal has made uch efforts us this to give ascendancy to the new uriy. And in this we were actuated and impelled >lely by the belief that this new party organizaon presented the means of obtuining city reform hey promised what we wanted and had demandJ

lor years in vain?a good city government, lence we gave them our free, generous, and ef ctive assistance. Now il remains tn he ?pen urhpfhpr l'.VU8CO f this party will be kept. If they be, then in this lurnal the new party will still find an ally. We tall faithfully report their proceedings, and preirve them from the misrepresentation of the miseible party organs. Hut if they discover any dupliity or treachery, then will they find no more ac- ! ve and untiring denunciations from any quarter , tan from the columns of this journal, once their iend. The Park?Mr. Macready?Mr. Macready j ommenced his re-engagement at the Park last ight in the character of Hamlet. Although not 'hat is called a fashionable, yet it was a very rowded house. Mr. Macready's Hamlet is a per>rmance now so well known, that criticism may ell be spared. It is not the greatest of his perirmances, but still it bears throughout the imprest i f the exquisite taste, the educated judgment, and ' le extraordinary artistical skill ot this great \ agedian. Mrs. Sloman played the Queen, as she 1 oesevery part she undertakes, with greatpropriety j ad judgment. Mrs. Hunt's Ophelia was quite re- ' >ectable, and Mr. Lovel as Laertes, acquitted j iniself in a very creditable manner. After the .11 of the curtain, Mr Macready was called out, ud greeted with considerable applause. K?d of the Old Common Council.?By report ] i proceedings will be seen that both Boards ol Idt-rmen adjourned tine die last evening at 12 1 'clock. The members elect and Mayor take leir seats to-day at 12 o'clock, when they will >ceive the oaths of office. The Court or Sessions transacted no businesc eaterday, owing to the meeting of the Board ol njiervisors, thut remained in session nearly all ay. The new Board being sworn in to-day, no ourt will be held except the Special Sessions, ni o'clock. Steam Ship Hibkknia will leave Boston next hursday for Liverpool. The letter bags will clost t this city to-morrow afternoon. Flora.?The sale of magnificent Dahlias, to tak< lace to-day at Niblo's, Conservatory at 12 o'clock, /ill be just in lime to supply the wants of Connoiseur Gardeners, the ladies as well as gentlemen. Great Racing.?There is to be a great race toay on the Centreville Course. See advertisetent. City Intelligence. Police.?May 13.?IrccictT.?A human being iu nha'ir anted James Triestly, ol' 3H Division street, was luip ommitted on a charge of incest on the person of hf* aughter, Jane Ann Priestly, not yet 14 years oi age The tfence is alleged to have been committed on the 'Jd inst.. nd the child positively charges the father with the rime. Arrest.?Bill Walker, alias "Kinche," concerned iu le robbery of Hugh Lucky, some time since, was arrest d yesterday by attico Stephens, and committed for trial. Superior Court. Full Bench. May 13. ? Decisions.? Oriiuwld is. Dobbin?Judgment >r plaintill. Ga'Jitld i'?. Wi'marth?JuJgment for plaintilf. Kiitoi; eg. Mnyer rt ol.?Judgment reversed Ulllllll MJUJM I<J l-OM.MI.mi e?. Iirm.riri 9- 1 luillft to have liberty to amend his declaration bjr adding a ew count or coants, with libertj to defendants to pit ad r demur thereto, the plaintiff to pay the costs of the tiial nil subsequent preceding*. Circuit Court. Before Judge Kent. May ISth.?IhMifll vt. Cogswell? An action of reple. in A special verdict on the counts was given in this ase. Marine Court. Before Judge Randall. May 13.?The Master <y Warden of the Port of Sew York, 1 Samuel Candler.?This was an action to recover upealty ol $50 for the alleged inspection of goods on board lie ship Louis I'hillippe by defendant. It appeared from the evidence of a stevedore that defendnt was on board the day that bulk was broken, that the witness called his attention to some boxes of goods which e (witness) saw were damaged by wet; the defendant lien took the dimensions and number of the boxes, but one nothing more,and when he was asked"was he an in pector or I'ost Warden," he answered " No." Judge llandall nonsuited the plaintiffs. Loss of the New Steamboat Lynx.?The teanter Lynx waa run aground a lew days since in tie We-Beshau Prairie, about MO miles above I'rairie du Ihien, ai.d will he a total loss The I.ynx was a new lioat, built at Pittsburg, and has ot been out over two months. She is owned by hCr com sander, l'.apt. llooper, nnd the Clerk, who designed milling her between the Upper Rapids and St. Peters' as a egular packet.?Sf L?ui? Era, May 3. [From the Albany Advertiser] 0Q- THK. QUESTION SETTLED TO THE ENire satisfaction of the thousands who have used and exterionced great benefit from Dr. Larbor's Extract of Lungvort, that it is the only genuine preparation that will curs dl lung and liver diseases. The following from one of nirmost respectable and well known citizens fully estab. ishes this fact:? Ai.hasv, May 7th, 1H44. Vlessrs. Roosr.vr.CT St Co ? Gentlemen?I am an enemy to quackery in all phases, ioth in religion, medicine and politics. Still I am glad hat I was persuaded by you to use I)r. Larbor's Extrart >f Lungwort I have suffered much tor several years last with a pain in the breast, and lieenmuch annoyed by :oughing. particularly the past four months. Since using your Lungwort I have entirely ceased from roughing, ami the pain has also left me I have not taken he hall of one bottle, an I during the time of using it I lave been exposed to wet and damp, using less prec.auion than usual. Respectfully yours, R. WHITLOCK, Lumber Merchant, corner Quackenhuxh and Water streets. This should be sufficient to induce all to use this Exract of Lungwort who are troubled with spitting ol ilood, asthma, pain in the side and cheat, difficulty ot ireathing, shortness of breath, bronchitis, throat remilnlnts, tickling in the throat, raising phlegm,coughs, rolds, fkc. The same article can lie had at 31 Courtlandt street, i^rw ? wi K. ft?- THE CHINESE HAiR ERADICATOR, from 11 r'ourtlandt fit. This article in intended to improve nature, f>y removing from the face, neck,and arms, the suprrfluans hairs, which are extracted by the roots, without the least injury to the skin. Warranted. Of?- sriUNfl MEDICINE. The condition of the hlond at the expiration of winter and the unhealthy action ol the vital fluids, are not in a proper state to resist disease ; nor are the digestive powers which are generally overtaxed hy an increased appetite in cold weather in their full vigor. To purge from the system all its unhealthy pstticles and acrid humors and impart to it a more nutritive character, to give tone to the stomach and pxpel obstructions from the bowels, in a word, to purity ind regulate the whole system for the campaign of summer ; there is no medicine so efficacious as Comstock's aarsapsrilla Price -V) cents per bottle or $4 per dozen. To be had at 'dl ( ourtlandt st. Picture, Juggler Clocb, V*Bern and Ship Clack, belonging to ntulaiue Sutton, lenv- ci tng for Kuropa. 01 Tho subscription books will positively clone on the 19th May, lust., and all parties who nave expressed tin ir inten T lion,or those who wish to subscribe. are requested to enter 01 their uaaies immediately on the IiooLh '1 he number of 0 subscribers being limited to 3iH), the hooks will close before if complete. N. B.?Also lor sale at hall its original cost a sujierb horizontal grand Pianoforte, made expressly for Madanu Sutton, and nearly new. To be seen at .->0 Greenwich , street. " tt \t? York, Sunday Evening. j Sir,? I ui rived litre a few days since from Europe, f; having travelled westward in search of a new luxury, and ? intended to have dived into the deep recesses of the forest, s in the expectation of stimulating my uppctite with the tl gastronomy au naiurtl ot the native Indian. A friend, a however, w ho is an epicurean of skill and experience, in- ? troduced me to J. Florence, Jr.. '.>40 Broadway, where for p the Crit time in my travels I became acquainted with that e UlH'ollUl looking ammai inr nuuiii American in i iijuii, uuu where 1 tasted the green turtle at prepared in the ftu'sinr u of J Florence, 240 Broadway 1 have many a time and oft, ir, dined on turtle in London, eaten white bait at Greenwich, and supped oil' the superb huitrrs d'Ontend us prepared at the Rochtr dt Cancalr at I'aris, yet I must confess, sir that Florence of your city, goes ahead, to use your American phrase, of them all. The South American terrapin, as .prepared by this "artist," is beyond compare, and in th* fulness of tuy heart, I have written his praises, although well aware, that to do him justice, would requite the iien of Bulwer, and the appetite of his friend * PL'LOSETON. ' "Huzza! Iluzza! the country "a risin' V For Henry Clay and Frelinghuysen." 11 fiy- ATWILL, PRE-EMINENT PRINCE OF PL'B ? lishers, liu.s got up this papular Whig Song as No. ft of his edition ol Illuminated Music; und if the way it goes oil'his counter be any indication, the party was never so harmonious. All singing wings will show good taste in ' buying Atwill's music?and tins is sold lor umere song, 1 a shilling only. Of course, Atwill expects uu office to ? make up for it. Among the recent issues at 201 Broadway, 'j are Gen. Morris' superb und popular songs, "Cheerily ? o'er the Mountains," und "The Pastor's Daughter." These 11 are beautifully illustrated, and are the musical gems of .. the season. The latter, it will be remembered, was sung 1 by Mist Taylor, at the late Firemen's concert. ^ <W- VELPEAU'S SPECIFIC PILLS FOR THE CURE of (lonorrhtea, Uleet, und all mucopurulent discharges from the urethra. These pills, prepares! by tho New York p College of Medicine and Phurmacy, established for the p suppression of quackery, may be relied on as the most i;>nedy and effectual remedy for the above complaints ? j, They are guaranteed to cure recent cases in from three p to Ave days, and possess a greater power over obstinate discharges and chronic gleet, tlrnn any other preparation Sl at present known, removing the disease without confine- ,| ment from business, tainting the breath or disagreeing with the stomach. Price $1 per box. n Sold at the Office of the College o( Pharmacy and Me- y dicine, ! ?> Nassau street. W. 8. RICHARDSON, M, D. Agent ai i love it, 1 love it, and who shall dare ' j( To chide me for loving my dark brown hair? O?- NOTHING WILL DRESSTHK HUMAN HAIR c io beautifully as a.'17J cent bottle of Jones's Coral Hair ,) Restorative. It givuB the hair such a delicious, soit, w lark, silky feeling and appearance, and will not dry on it w like other preparations, but keep in order for davs together by one application; it ^clears the hair of dandrifl', it stops ti its falling off, 8tc Sold at 82 Chatham street, und 323 Broadway, N. Y.; 139 Fulton street, Brooklyn ; 8 State e street. Boston : 3 Ledaur Buildines. Philadelphia. V (tiy- PERFUMERY OF EVERY ODOUR AND VA- 1) RIETY FOR THE LADIES. s< " She came with roses of the fragant May Sweet (welling jessamine*, violets and jonquils Scattering a perfume o'er the scented way, Sweet as the garden of the (iods distils." So one of ihe old poets writes of his heroine. Perfumes add to our conceptions of beauty. The delicate rose scent, the sweet tinted jessamine, the soft flavor of Musk, and the various kinds ot fragrant smells that please the senses c when united with the idea of noauty, must always be on p the toilet ?f the fair Lubin's, Ouerlain's, Patoy's, and ? the most celebrated perfumes from all parts of the world, comprising every variety, made from the choicest flowers, ? mported expressly lor the use of the ladies of New York, S Mid sold at wholesale and retail by A. B. SANDS, &. CO., ^ Druggists, '373 Broadway, cor. Chamber at., Granite Buildings. CC7- IMPORTANT TO PUBLIC SPEAKERS.- 6 New York, March 90, 1S44. Gknts ?I have found your involuable Hoarhound Can- tl ly, in cases of hoarseness and affections of the throat, to ^ tie the most|elticacious remedy that can be used. Having taken a prominent part as a vocal amateur of music as u well as a speaker, I find it to be just the article that is needed in the above capacities. U.Henrt Ooi den, No. 167 Sixth Avenue. To Messrs. J PEASE it SON 46 Division St. s Sold wholesale and retail at 46 Division St., 10 Aster 1 House, 6 State st, Boston, 3 Ledger Building, Philadel- j, phia, Robinson, 110 Baltimore st, Baltimore, 67 State st., Albany, 333 Broad St., Newark, N. J. ^ CqkINDIAN VEGETABLE ELIXIR and LINIMENT ? from 31 Courtland street, a warranted cure lor inflammu tory, sciaticn and chronic Rheumatism. It gives immediate relief, and strengthens weak limbs, extends contracted cords, cures all numbness, takes d<rwn swellings, E and removes inflammations. ? CO- PRIVATE .,i-tili.AL Alt).?The members o jj! the New York College of Medicine and Pharmacy, in p returning the public thanks for the liberal support the) H have received iu their efforts to " suppress quackery,' E beg leave to state that their particular attention continue! lobe directed to all diseases of a private nature, and iron the great improvements lately made in the principal hot pitals of Europe in the treatment cf those diseases, they E can confidently offer to persons requiring medical uid ad E vantages not to be met with in any institution hi Mu. ? country, either public or private. The treatment of thi j; College is such as to insure succuss in every case, and i> ( totally different from that uera rjcus practice of ruining s the constitution with mercury, an J in most coses leaving E t disease much worse than the original. One of the mem bers ol the College ,for many years connected with th? principal hospitals of Europe, attends daily for a consult# lion irom 9 A.M. to R P.M. 1 Terms--Advice and medicine, (6 A cure guaranteed S imroptsnt to Countkv Invalids.? Persons living ir '. :ho country and not finding it convenient to attend per 1 tonally, can hnvte forwarded to them a chest containing ill medicines requisite to perform a perfect cure by stating d their ease explicitly, together with all symptoms, timu o' contraction and treatment received elsewhere) if any nd enclosing %h, post paid, addressed to ' a W. 8. RICHARDSON, M. D., Agent. t Office and Consulting rooms of the College, 06 Nassau s:reet Of?" GREY OR RED HAIR CAN BE COLORED A t beautiful aubarn or coal black. By using the East India Hair Dye, warranted to coloi the hair but not skin. It is fir surpassing all others now in use, and may be used without the least injury to the hair, from 31 Courtlandt t street. s Go, all oi you (a numerous crew,) With datk discolour'd skin, With freckles or emotions. Ob your face, your neck, or chin, And buy lor 6U cents a cake of the homely s only hope, Of Jones'jtruly wonderful Italian Chemical soap. ft?- NOW THIS (THE JONES' ITALIAN CHEMI eat Soap) is proved to have cured the worst cases of eruptions, chapped flesh, tic , when the most powerful tonics have failed. As a cosmetic it is really miraculous?it clears and beautifies the skin most wonderfully. It is excellent to wash sores with ; for infants with tender flush, and men with soiu beards, it is excellent. It cures also salt t he.um, scurvy, erysipelas, itch, tic. Sold at the sign of the American Eagle, 82 Chatham itreet; 323 Broadway , 139 Fulton street, Brooklyn. But reader, mind if you want the genuine Jones' Soap. . if you want any of the above effects produced, he careful and buy it only at the above place?never buy it without the signature of T.Jones on the wrapper, 8 State St., Boston, and 3 Ledger BuildiDgs, Philadelphia (tty- CAUriON. ?The Gen nine Magical Pain Extracted I to he had enly in this city ?llumemher, only at 21 Court landt street. r (to- "MY COUGH ISIEXCEEDINOLY TROUBLE- , some, and I fear will terminate in consumption. It keeps ? me from sleeping, and I know not what to do. Can you | tell me what will help me ?" This was the language of a j friend a few days since, and I directed him to Dr. Sher man's ; he obtained a hox of Cough Lozenges, and is now ' restored to perfect health How strange that persons snf- j feeing under a short, dry cough, should tamper with themselves when the remedy is so near at hand. They will save when other means ail. Dr. Sherman's warehouse is at lwti Nassau street.? i Agents, 227 Hudson street; 188 Bowery; 77 East Broadway; 86 William street ; 139 h'ulton street, Brooklyn ; 3 Ledger Buildings, Philadelphia; and 8 State street, Boston. (to- RICOKD'S PARISIAN ALTERATIVE MIX TURK?For the cure of primary or secondary Syphilis, and all affections produced by an injudicious use of merj oury. The great advantages possessed by this powerful alterative over nil other preparations for the cure ot Syphilis, is, thut while curing the disease it improves the | constitution, whilst mercury generally leave a much worse disease than the one it is administered for. The | best recommendation we can give of it is, ttiat it is now 1 extensively prescribed by the medical faculty, who formerly considered mercury the only cure lor those complaints. Sold, in single I pottles, $1 each ; in cases of hall dozen, $6, carefully packed, und sent to all parts of the Union. Office of the College of Medicine and Pharmacy, 96 Nassau street. W. 8. RICHARDSON. M. D-, Agent Q(J- WE VERY OFTEN HEAR OK WONDERFUL cum,and many people have bail the good fortune to tic cur ed of their disease without the aid of physicians. Lord Dolinghroke tells us that Ferdinand of Spain, and Adolphus, King of Navarre, (kings are generally no great renders,) were cured ol desperate distempers by reading Livy and Quintus Curtiiu. Some are cured by (right. Gouty men have suddenly become as nimble as harlrrjuins, and run away on hearing the cry of (ire. Many are cureil by being charmed away as a wedding ring of goM rubbed on o sty on the eyelid is esteemed by some a sovereign remedy, but it must he applied nine times. Nothing, however, operates more like a charm, in the cure of pimplos, freckles, blotches, scurvy, salt rheum, tetter, morpnew, erysipelas, effloressenc.es, dark, rough, tanned, chapped skin?, making them healthy, clear, smooth, and delicately whi e than Dr. Gouraud's Italian Medicated Soap, which is to he had genuine nowhere else hut at 67 Walker street, first store FROM Broadway. AH others are dangerous counterfeits?avoid them as poison. (foy- LONGLKY'8 WESTERN INDIAN PANACEA will cure any of the following complaints, or no pay taken for it, at 21 Conrtlandt street, viz : Asthma, Livrr Complaint, Dyspepsia, Indignation, Billions Obstructions, lac. (to- CAUTION.?Tae genuine Magical Tain Extractor >obe had only in this city. Remember, only at 21 Court landt st. 0?* DR McNAIR'S ACOUSTIC OIL FOR THE ure oft eafness.?The success that has followed the use > tbii Oil has gained for it a reputation never before ]ualled. Although other article* have been advertised, et the public ere not aatiitied, and the deal ore not sure I being cured, unle*i titer get the genuine Acouitic Oil, nly from il Courtlsndt street. Caution ? Bew are of a counterfeit article advertiaed m til city for the cure of dealness, which li of no use. THE CONCENTRATED EXTRACT OF SAB\fAIULLA, GENTIAN AND 8 A K8 AFRA8,prepared y the New York College of Medicine and I'hurmacy, enthlished for the suppression of quackery. This refined nd highly concentrated extract, possessing all the puriiring qualities and curative power* of the above herba, i confidently recommended by the College, us infinitely uperior to any extract Sarsaparillo at present before lie public, and may be relied on as a certain remedy for II diseases arising from ui. impure statu of the blood, uch as scroluln, salt-rheum, ringworm, blotches or pi indue, nicer*, pain in the hone* or joint*, uodea, cutaneous ruptions, ulcerated sore throat, or any disease arising roni the secondary effects of syphilis or an injudicious i?e oi mercury. Hold in single Bottle*, at 76 cents each " in Cast** of hall-a-dozen Bottles, $3 60 " " ono doxen " ti 00 Cuses forwarded to all parti of the Union. N. B.?A very liberal discount to wholesale purchaser*. Office of the College, 96 Nassau street. W. 8. RICHARDSON, M. D., Agent. {(!?- SOMETHING FOR THE LADIES -This celerated and rich article ior tue toilet, tne Oriental Water of Inl.l .> J., I .1 I. W?.., Vnrlr hey have just received un invoice, having been out of : several weeks. Thin delightful perfume is unrivalled (i removing tan, freckles, Sec., by any other perfume ver made. It is entirely unlike any other perfume ever lade, and in very lasting. A?- CONSTITUTIONAL DKBILITY CUKKL\?Th? ["omc Mixture, prepared by the College of Medicine and 'hnrmury of the city of New York, is confidently reommeuded iorull cases oldebility produced hy secret in' ulgence or excess of suiy kind. It is an invaluable remi y for imjtotence, sterility, or barrenness (uuless dejieu''. ag on mal-lormation.) Single bottles $1 each j cases of hall a dozen cureiilly packed and sent to all parts of the Union. Ortice of ths College of Medicine and Pharmacy. Da faisau street >V. 3. H1CHAKDSON. M. D .Agent. (K?* A CITY PARTY ?Two lovely girls met in the ark in the morning, both elegantly dressed, both beautiiil one almost magnificently so. " My dear Eliza, cried one, "how do you feel thil mornig, after the dunce last night at Madame Oonville's arty." " very well?we did'nt stay late, you know. You aemed to enjoy yourself. By the way, Emma, that new ress liecomes you, and is just the thing." " Oh ! hut, Eliza, how well you looked and are looking ow, I never saw such an alteration in any human being, 'ou looked so dignified and queen like." " Where is the alteration, my dear Emma," said Eliza, miling, and looking, indeed, trauscendantly lovely. " Why, it seems as if your lace and forehead hud grown irgerand broader." " It has, my dear?and if you wish 1 will tell you a seret. 1 have entirely destroyed all the hair which grew own on mv forehead?removed n nnrt of mv eve brows 'here they joined over the none, and freed my lips from 'hat threatened to be a heard." "But how?what magic has worked this transfonnaon ? " No magic at all, but a scientific powder prepared by ir. Felix Oeurand, called Foudre Subtle, and sold at 67 Valkarst, 1st store from Broadway." The ladies parted?and doubt not that Emma will avail erself of the most wonderful discovery which modern cience has udded to the toilet of beauty. MONKV IMAHKET. Monday, May 13?<5 P. M. Stocks were very fluctuatiug to-day. The tendency ,'as, however, upwards. Stoniugton advanced per ent; Mohawk jf ; Norwich and Worcester 2 ; Canton j ; ennsylvania 6's, t Heading 1J Illinois { ; Ohio 6's, J ; forth American Trust j ; Vicksburg j ; Indiana | since 1st sale. Long Island and Farmers' Loan closed firm at aturday's prices. Harlem declined } per cent-, Kenicky 6's, } ; U. S. Bank j. The Neptune Insurance Company, Boston, have declar d an extra dividend of fifteen per cent. The committee appoiuted to investigate the affairs of ne State Bank of Tennessee, at Athens, report that the ad debts oi the bank amount to one hundred and seventyine thousand dollars, which sinks nearly the whole api'al of the institution. Capital, $200,000. Ones of the Farmers' Bank, Malone, a fn e banking in" titution of this State, altered to three's, are in circulation, 'he safest method to adopt in this case, is to refuse all ills on this bank of that denomination. The monthly comparative returns of the Banks of South larolina show a great regularity of movement, and a ound condition of the institutions. Bawas of South Carolina. Jipril 1 . May I. * Loan*. Specie Loans- Specie. lank of the State, Wl "ii.fl 296,269 I,''25,660 268,017 liancli at' oiumbia, 810,550 3,10(1 771,067 3,360 Do Camden, 4(6,902 346 411,75) 190 outhwt.'tHra K H 473,577 183,848 186,111 188.669 lauuir.' (k Median's, 05.1,41)3 134,17(1 030.303 170,4-2 fniou Bank, ?!I8,17I 134,798 7(0,050 IT',667 lute Bank 479 528 130,831 471,781 130,134 lank oi B.C. 560,514 101,833 426 342 74.636 4,364,419 988,138 4,126,094 973,289 Ct'r. Dtp. Cir. Dtp lank of (.he Stat*, 1,892,541 181,900 1,011 325 475.947 Uai.ch at Columbia, ? 101.388 ? 113,806 Da Camden, ? 47.042 ? 41,747 inath?'taleru H H, 457,475 528,983 456.055 509,910 'lantern' 3i Median*, 350,310 262,924 321,405 269,437 inioa Bank, 22,312 198,794 17,415 191 007 itateB-iik, 199,7b7 206 902 207,452 214,828 lank of 8. C. 103,765 252,207 U0.050 215,260 2,213,220 2,0841,112 2,136,702 2,134.662 March. Jipril. May. Incr. Veer. .oana, 5,521,408 5,564,549 5,126.095 438,454 Ipfci-, 931,717 988,1.18 973,289 i4,849 licul tioil, 2 325 428 2,213,220 2,136,702 76,518 lepinitea, 2,250 422 2,080 1 2 2,174,662 54,550 We observe, by the last report, a falling off in all the epartments, hnt one, viz. deposites. The loana have dininished nearly half a million of dollars. The circulation nd specie have fallen off in about proper proportions, and lie jxisition of the hanks, in every feature, appears to b : ery favorable. We conaot but uttribtite the great reguarity and uniformity that exists in the movements of hese banks, in a great measure, to the influence ol nonthly reports. The annexed report of the receipts ol the Michigan 'entral Railroad Company for 1844, compared with the ame period in 1843, presents a very favorable, statement : Cexthai. Railroad?Aran. 1844. From pasaengers 6.64)4 47 " freight 8,614 38 " oi l iron 67 041 $14,176 86 Amount received in April, 1843, 6,689 33 increase 8,686 63 The amount received upon this road since the last re. lort (November, 1813,) is as follows :? )ec. 1843, $10,617 14 Dec., 1842, $6,347 9 an 1844, 11,818 87 Jan., 1843, 4,364 69 .'eh. " 10,367 89 Feb, ' 2,779 92 rtarch, 1844, 9,398 32 March" 4,1127 o-j April, " 14,176 96 April, " 6,689 33 $66,378 07 $11,0117 87 Increase in 6 month" 34,380 26 $66,878 07 We annex comparative tables ol the Tariffs of other lations oil the agricultural products of this country.? rVe see by these that the most liberal system adopted by iny of the powers of Europe, places restrictions upon our traductions greatly exceeding the most prohibitory duty n the whole range of our tariff The restrictions placed lpon our tobacco are particularly injurious to a very ?reat in'crest in this country. Our commercial relations with the Hanseatic Towns are on a more favorable foot, ing than those with any other nation in the world COMPARATIVE TARIKFS OK THK. PRINCIPAL POWERS OK THt World on Three ok our Aoricolti hal Products. Tobacco. Argentine Republic?36 per cent ad valorem Austria?Leaf, $7 20 for 123 j pounds. Belgium?Leaf, 46c. 7?, mills per 220 pounds Denmark?Leaf and stems, 76 cents per 100 pounds ; smoking and chewing $3per 100 pounds. France?For the regie, fret; importation on private account prohibited Ureal Britain?Unmanufactured, 72c |>er pound; manufactured, $2 16 1st pound; stalks prohibited; imperial duty of 7 per cent ad valorem to bo added. Hanseatic Towns?Hamburg, J per cent; Bremen, f per .. i l n?r rent ad valorem. Italy?$.8 10 per 77 |<>und* avoirdupoi*; manufacture.!, $10 per 77 pound* do. Netherlanda?Maryland, .lie per 330 pound*; Viivinia and other North American, 38c. per 220 lb*. Portugal?Untie* paid on heat Tobacco by contract; manufactured prohibited Pru*?ia?Unmanufactured, $3 68 63-100 percent; manufactured, $7 61 19100 per cent. Russia Leave* with stems. $4 60 for .10 pound*; in leave* stemmed, $9 for 30 pound*. Spain?Prohitiited on private account. Sweden?Maryland leave*, 4?c on 16 or. WHkAT. Argentine Confederation ?Prohibited. Austria?18 ceuta nor l'J3J notindi, about 9c. per huahel. It, Igium?When the price I* over $3 74 per 32 gals, free , when under $3 JO, prohibited. Dra7.il?30 per cent on a VHluation ot $1 10 per bushel. Denmark?36 cent* per liarrel of 4 bushels. France?Ranging Irom Ic. 7 mill* for 33 gals, upward*, us the price of grain diminishes in the French ports. Orrnt Britain?According to weekly price in Kiigland, the duty varying from '.'4c. to $0 16c per .|iinrter of 8 bushels. Kanseatic Town*?Hamburg, free. Bremen, i) percent; Lubec, J percent, ad valorem. Netherlands - 20 cent* per httkhel. Prussia?$11 88 for 11 bushels. Russia-43 cent* per nushel. Rica. Argentine Republic?10 per cent ad valorem. Austria 43 31 100cents lor I23J pounds. Bermuda* -38 cent* per cwt. Belgium ?II cents 7 mills per 330 pouada. Denmark?cents ner 100 pounds; Paddy, .60 cent* per 100 pounds.

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