NEW YORK HERALD. JAMES OOKDOW BEWKTT, ysopRurroa an o kd.'Tob. ? FFICE N. W. CORNKB OP NASSAU AND FCLTON BT-i. Volume XXI ?* AMUBKMltNT* THIS KVBNINQ. BSO.VDW.lY TH* VTRS.U'-.lAdAAV-.:U.i?li TBI RCKTXH, Mt IH1 FOMOT FlEJV ??I> TU* U'lluK. N1RI(I>S OAKPKV, Bro?J??J-l.i Cba*peiric lk- AKEiuEd Kir Kisu. ?PRTON'd THEATRE, Ohanioera aireei? Wisria'a Talk ? Jbdi Lipid. LAI'Ra KKKNB'8 VAKlcriE-, B-oailway? Two L3TM AN* a Lift? *OT?i.Tf. _____ Tf-?LLACK'9 THKATRK, Broadway? Kmi'.bui or the Bovao Tabu- Tub Klvikw. l??.OAl)W . Y VABimiW, ?2 Broadway? Black Rtlu B?*a."?? Wi>uehi?u Minstrel. WOOD'.*' MIN-TRKT.*, 4? Hroalwav? WrwioriAN P?R ?onaawu? Uapft Mas, or Irwatv with Japan. BPOKLBY'S BCHLKdQPB OPERA HOD^*, 639 Broad way? Nw.uo MiNbru?L?Y? Coort or Ice l!cu*i ATHRVBCM. No. (M Broadway ? Pa sokaxic PICTURE* ?V CllllA AID JaPAS. lew York, We<iii<-?liy, March .*>, 18.VJ. lUlii Iter Burvpi. 0WW TOBK H&BaLD - EDITION FOB UI HOFB. 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Vfc? i n ted States mail ?tearo?h;p Illinois, Captain 0. 3. wlU loiivc this port this atieriiooa at two a'c oci., lb' A?pinwall. fht matf* for California and other piwrta of the Pacific ?Hi eio-e at one o'clock. TV Ninv Yoru Wkkkly Hkrai-P ? California edition? ?MaUtoicg the latest intelilgence from a 11 parts of the Wtti, will b? published at eleven o'clock in the morning Single copiea. in w-apj.ers, ready ter iu.ki.inp. sixpence. kjfTtit ".ill rfod ia their orderH a* ttarly us poa *ible. The The arrival of the Baltic at %is port puts ns lu possesion of four days later intelligence from Europe. Her news is not of much Importance. All the peace Plenipotentiaries had aiHvcd m Parirt, an the Conferences were to open on the -Id ult. The Lor don Morving Post, the special organ of Lord Palmers: on, denies that there is any truth in the n* wrtion that Louis Napoleon was likely to pursue any course which would separate the interests o. Fiance from those of England or impair the cor diality of the alliance. Utters from St. Petersburg, on the other hand, affirm that there is a decided French feeling prevailing in political circles there The Russian Cabinet has addressed a circular des patch to all its diplomatic agenti abroad, in wluoh, although its general tone is moderate, it plainl} in mates that Russia will not consent to any ce-mon ?f territory that may be contemplated by the fifth point, or to pay any indemnity for the war. There is no news from the Crimea. At Zugdidi, in A-ia Minor, a slight advantage had been g nne.l by the Russians over a Turkish battalion, in which the latter lost all their guns and baggage. It is affirmed that one of the first acts of the Con ference will be to agree to an armistice. Large bodies of troops . re to be sent oat to Ca nada from England, in order to be prepared for any difficulty with this country. The torn- of the Eng lish Pre*s is, however, much improved in re.eresce to the subjects of difference, and the general feeling in England appeara to be decidedly unfavorable to the position assumed by the British government on tbe enlistment question. There are no tidings of the Pacific. We elsewhere eive a list of the names of the passengers, M well as those of the officers and ere*, of the missing VCSflCl* The English money market st.ll stringent. Consols had advanced from 9(>i to 90$. The sales of cotton yesterday reached about - ,-0 < a 2 500 bales, the market closing firm. T'ae Euro peon news produced no quotable change in prices. The flour market became firmer after the news, and holders demanded from 12* c. a 25c. per bbl. ad vance. The sales were moderate at full prices for common and medium grade*. Prime l*t i of _wheat were scarce. Fair Teunessee red sold at $1 <0. and prime Canadian was reported at *1 0">. ' orn wa dull at 71c. a 72c. for yellow and white, with some ernal! lots whi'-e reported at a higher figure. or., was heavy, and mess closed at tie. The sales of Hogars embraced about 500 a W0 hhds., chiefly for refining, at prices stated in another column. F reiguts were quite steady. To Liverpool flour wa. engaged at 2s. Hd., and a vessel was chartered for Toulon on on Drivite terms* In another part of our paper will be found a i r. port of the proceedings and judgment of the Impe rial Court of Paris, in the appeal lodged against Mrs Ridgwav's claim to be considered a relation o. thMate XhV de Plaisance, and, as such , to star, in the division of her inheritance. The P^y kf by the deceased lady amounts to about 3,, u0, _. <*700 000), and. under the decision just rendered. ITT countrywoman becomes entitled to a th,rd Bhare of it. As our readers may not have followed r points of this interesting case in it. progress throS the French courts, the following summary S them mav not >-e unacceptable:-^ Duchess dc Plaisance was, it appears, the daughter of the late M. and Mine. de Marboi-, and the latter Whose npme was Elizabeth, was the daughter ol ^ i-iojd. ?' end Mrs. Ridgway is the granddaoghte r o? i Moore son of the said William Moore and Sarah I loyd-' The appeal was based principally on the allegation that the marriage of WUllan l Moore and Barah Lloyd could not be legally proved satisfaction ol . French court of justice; that conse ouently Thorn:.- Moore must be considered of i Le gitimate birth, and that, therefore, Mrs. I^ways Saim to relationship to the Durbe^ through him could not stand. It wa? admitted that Uiere was no formal registration by public authori i, no arf made in France, of the marriage of Wm^ Moo re and Sarah Lloyd-, but a family Bible was produced, in which Wm- Moore had writ ten that the said marriage took place in I enn 3 ? . I ttcUU, December. .757 uttd tot ?? rhUdten were bom of it-Thomas. in January. 17,ft, children . , ]t was ?bo;vn that and Elizabeth , in March, 17?*. ? w Wm. Moore nntl Surab Lloyd bad always uvea together u?.l I ?? <?n?ld?red ... Washington hinnelf, who was a friend of their . had so regariie th"m, and that they had executed deed- in that capacity; and it wm staged ha ar cording to American and Protestant customs these circumstances mnst be considered proofs of lawfol ?<??? it wus also shown that barah Lloyd, who was a Quakeress, had been expelled from the <) taker mnnitv partlv for having been then too fond of SgK pleasure, and partly for having. contrary to the custom of Quakers, "allowed her IS to be married by a priest" The Impcnal r ,rt on at peal derided tl at the Tribunal was Hffht in its judgment in favor of the American hen*, .ind it ordered the division of the late Duchess s Fironert v to be at once proceeded to. i rc? ws bav? Wee to Wv,? M they contain no local news. A large nnmber of criminals bad been tried in the different law court*, The Barbadoca Globe of the 24th January an nounce* the arrival of the new Governor, Hr. Hincks, Rear Admiral Fanahawe, and the new com mander of the forces. Mr. Hincka was received by the Hon. Francis Godlng and Edward Packer, Esq., of the committee of the Legislature. His Excel lency was received with loud huzzas by the con course of persona that had gathered around, aud proceeded at once to the Government House. In Trinidad, (British West Indies,) a series of suc cessful forgeries, to the extent of several thousand dollars, had been committed on the Brauch Colonial Bank. Accounts from Rio Janeiro to the 14th January state that coffee was very scarce, and that several American vessels were leaving in ballast. The city and province were healthy. The United States Senate yesterday passed a bill apropriating $80,000 for new fortifications at Galves ton. The remainder ot the session was devoted to a discussion of the merits of the Trumbull election cafe. In the House the Deficiency Appropriation bill was passed. It gives, among other things, $150,000 for sick and disabled seamen. The propo sition to abolish the marine hospitals, and authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to contract for the treatment of sick seamen, was defeated after a se vere struggle. The total amount embraced in this bill of deficiencies is $1,396,280. Mr. Smith, of Ala bama, introduced a bill to prevent the introduction of foreign criminals, lunatics and paupers, iuto the United Stutes. The Senate bill authorizing the con struction of ten steam sloops of war was referred to the Naval Committee. In the State Senate yesterday the bill to abolish the office of Superintendent of Canals was ordered to a third reading. In the Assembly notice was given of a bill to repeal the act authorizing the election of additional Justices of the Supreme Court in New York. This bill is designed to settle the dispute between Me?*rs. Peabody and Davies by abolishing the office to which they are rival claim ants. The bill levv ing the mill tax was passed to a third reading. Hon. Edward F.verett will exchange salutations with our citizens at the Governor's Room, City Hal!, between the hours of 2 and 4 o'clock this afternoon. The Pennsylvania Democratic State Convention met at Ha rrisburg yesterday. Upon taking a vote, lit) out of 132 delegates declared their preference for Mr. Buchanan as the democratic candidate tor the Presidency. A meeting of the British radical reformers was held in this city last Monday evening. The resolu tions which are advertised in our columns announce part of their proceedings. A memorial to the Queen of (ireat Britain, to procure a full pardon for Mr. John Frost, the Welsh chartist, is one of the measures contemplated. The Massachusetts Know Nothing State Council assembled at Boston yesterday. The seceding delegates from the Philadelphia Convention gave accounts of their conduct while in that body to the Council, but we are not informed as to what action was finally taken upon the subject of the nomina tions for President and Vice President. The United States Circuit Court was opened yes terday before Judges Nelson and Betls, when the argument as to jurisdiction in the case of the negro Wilson, charged with scuttling the Eudora Imo gene was set down for this morning. The argument in the Superior Court, general term, in the case of Ogden against Astor, is still unfinished, and was adjourned yesterday for a week, in consequence of the death of the father of Judge Bosworth, one of the presiding justices. L. De Angelis, of the United States Marshal's office, assisted by a deputy Marshal from Philadel phia, arretted William O'Brien, in this city, on Mon day night, on a charge of having enlisted twenty men in Philadelphia and bringing them on to New York for enlistment in the army of Gen. Walker at Nicaiagua. He was token before a United States Commissioner in Philadelphia yesterday, and held to bail in $2,000 for an examination. This O'Brien is the man on whose inf ormation the Kinney expe ditionists were arrested. It is said he was formerly a Captain in the army in Mexico, and tliat he has aleo held a high position in the navy. The : second trial of Mr. Joseph E. Ebling, Com mi-sioner of Street-? and I -amps, for bribery, com menced in the Court of Sessions yesterday. So fav nothing new has been elicited from the witnesses examined. The special committee of the Board of Council men, to whom has been referred the majority and minority reports of the Board of lust year, together w ith the report of the Aldermen, upon the subject of permitting the use of Castle Garden as an emi grant depot, held a meeting yesterday afternoon. The subject under consideration before previous committees was a preliminary inquiry as to the le gality and feasibility of appropriating Castle Gar den as a place for the general reception of foreign emigrants. The present committee have commenced their examination with an inquiry into the manage ment of affairs at Castle Garden under the Commis Monevs of Emigration. Mr. Isaac Newton, the well known steamboat man and President of the People d Line, testified to the Commissioners' exa ting from the emigrants twentv per -cent for transportation West and el.-ewhere over the amount chargcd by railroad and steamboat companies. An assistant weigher and one of the emigrant squad attached to Castle Garden testified to abuses to which the emi grants were subjected upon and after landing. It is under- tood that the committee design to investigate the entire management of the Castle Garden depot. The Board of Ten Governors met yesterday and transacted considerable routine business. There were strong symptom- of a row between Messrs. Draper and Dugro. aiising from some alleged political trickery, and the lie was given, though fortunately nothing more serious resulted between the belligerent gen tlemen. There are now 6.630 persons in the iimi tut ion. Hard to Pleask ? AxoruKu Tk'kkt Called Fob.? Some of the old line straight out hard shell whiga refuse to support Mr. Fillmore be cause he has become a Know Nothing: othuj because of hie etrong Southern accent, ??? I others because he has been nominated as tua Know Nothing candidate. On the other hand, some ol our most inveterate Kaow Nothings reject Mr. Fillmore because he is not a memb.r of the Order, at all events, not a member in j the regular way; but a member on the sly. j Others oppose him because he is a pro-slavery i Southern candidate: others because he is the Kilver gray whig nominee in disguise; others ! because he can't do a thing in New York, i and because his nomination has bursted up the j American party. Here, then, we have again a striking illus tration of the oid table of the man aud the boy and the jackass. It is impossible to please everybody with one American ticket, do the best we can. The only alternative, then, is that prupoFcd by the Philadelphia seceders, to ! wit? another American Nominating Conven- j lion on the 12th of June, and a regular " North j American " ticket, in opposition to the " South i American " ticket. Otherwise ot." North Ame- ! rieaui will be very upt to fuse with Seward or ! the democracy an a last resort. Mr. Fillmore's ' nomination will not do. it is aba?] policy ( (and we have Scripture authorit y for It) to put new wine into old bottles. The parable refer? to fbe tid goat or fibcepskin bottles peculiar to the East. They have them in the Holy Land to tius Jay. These bottles, us th< y become old become tender, and new wine put into thorn, from the process of fermentation, is apt to ex plore tli' w. Bo it Is with the nomination of old vor a politicians by new parties. by the Baltle^n* BngUik PreM wd tkr United State*. We publish in another column an article or two from English journals, which are calcu lated to make bad blood on this side the water. Perhaps some sort of apology is due to the readers of the Hkjuld for laying before them the trash and rubbfoh which is published in such sheets as the London Post. No apology would be sufficient, if we allowed their lolly to go abroad uncontradicted as the sober sen timent of the British people. But as foreign nations would commit the grossest blunder in the world if they assumed that the Washington Union spoke the senti ments of the people of the United States, so it is quite proper that we should inquire, be fore we allow British newspaper articles to rile us, whether or no the London Post, and even the Times, are safe guides to public opinion in England. It is generally understood that they are high in the confidence of the Palmerston administration. The London Post is an old party paper, which is believed to derive its main support from irregular sources: the Times is an independent journal, which, for the pre sent gives its support to Lord Palmerston be cause it deems him the best man availa ble to wind up the war with Russia Judging from the comments of other jiar naif, and other reliable resources of in formation, it appears that these jour nals represent the Palmerston administration and that majority of Parliament waich sup ports it; but no one else. Of the feelings of the British people toward Lord Palmerstou and his government, the quite recant agitation on the subject of the army enables us to form an opinion; and that opiuiou is that Lord P i> mtreton is borne by the English simply cause, iu the exclusive circle ol eligibles to which their choice is narrowed, he is the bos', lor their present purpose; and that toe Parlia ment is tolerated simply because, under th?? Septennial act, the English cannot htlp th<"n selves. These were the conclnsi ms to whiuo every unbiassed foreiguer catn-i at the tini; when the Times was thundering against the im becility both of the Aberdeen aud the Pal merston Cabinets; at the time when Austen U. l.ajard aud others were inaugurating an agitation for reform, from which grea'. things were hop*d; at the time when the whole Briti*h prei*, with the exception of the espe cial organs of the nobility, wan democracic and revolutionary in its tone. Nor has any thing sitce occurred to alter the public miud of England. The Palmerston government has won no victories, established no claim to supe rior ability, effected actually nothing for re lorm. We shall, therefore, run but little risk of being in error when we conjecture that the present passive attitude of the British people is solely due to their fears lest domestic agita tion should weaken the country in the pending contest with Russia; and that, at bottom, Eag? liebme n are as deeply disgusted with the lollj and the mischievousness and the incapacity o; the oligarchy who rule England as they were twelve months ago. It has been said in England of the pending questions between Great Britain and this coun try that any two merchants would settle them in half an hour. Even the organs of the British ministry have Paid as much as that neither the Central American pretensions ol England, nor the dismii-sal ot Mr. Crampton were worth fighting about. Every public jour nal beyond the control of the government, and every public speaker outside of the select oli garchy, have emphatically blamed the course of England, and argued that terms should be made with this country at once. There has not been an assembly? with the single excep tion of the corrupt, degraded body ol men who compose the Bouse of Commons ? where the American difficulty has been even hinted at without an emphatic expression of friendly re gard towards this country from the audience. The Times itself admits that the people of Eag. land would not listen to a speaker who pre sumed to assail the United States. What, then, are we to think of Lords Pal merston and Clarendon, and of the newspapers which c peak on their behalf? Is it possible to confound them with the mass of the British people, when the langrage of the one is so widely at variance with the asoertained senti ments of the other ? No tuch mistake will be made by one fa miliar with the hereditary policy of the Bri tish aristocracy, or with the antecedents ol Lord Palmerston. From the beginning of their ascendancy, the ruling principle of the former has been? occupy the minds of tb" people? do not give them time to reflect. It was in obedience to this principle that the oligarchy plunged England in a war with I ranee at the close of the last century, and prosecuted that war for twenty years, at a cost of four thousand millions of dollars. It was not without bearing this principle in miau that they engaged in the war with Russia : and now? when indications are not wanting that England is about to be forced into an ignominious, or. at the least, an unsatisfactory peace? they resort to the old plan of occupy ing the people's n inds by blustering at thin country. Lord Palmerston was creatcd ex pressly to carry out this policy. He has been its most faithful and persevering exponent. A flashing speaker, a hearty debater, he nevei rises in the House of Commons without divert ing public attention from the question at Issue by engaging in some fierce personal con troversy; and he is the same in the Cabinet He cannot be six months in office without em broiling England with some foreign Power: he never was. Since his political life began, he has quarrelled, on behalf of England, with France, Spain, Greece. Austria, Russia, Persia. China, Sweden, the Hanse Towns, Australia, Canada, Ireland and the United States: with some of these, several times in succession. His idea ib that a good row keeps the blood in cir culation; and that in a country exposed to internal disease, a healthy external irritation should always be kept up by means of a quar rel. So, when the Russian war came to an end, he picked a quarrel with this country; and when th's is settled he will fall /oul of the French. Now, if it suits the English with their pro fessed, and no doubt genuine regard for this country, and their obvious interest they have in fbe maintenance of peace, to keep i prof.;* si^aal matt-dor of this description ut the head of their government, it is their business, not ours; but Ihey must not be surprised if event) fall out differently from their expectations. We, too, have pugnacious characters among our politicians, and others who show pugnaci ty for effect, like Mr. Marcy and Mr. Pierce; but we watch them pretty closely, and with ? be help of S';aato aud Congress, wc gene rally contrive to prevent their doing much harm. Would it be very difficult to establish a similar check on the English pests, Palmers ton and his friends? Of coune nothing could be expected of Parliament ? that was sees a? long ago as in 1854; but cannot the sensible men of England bring an outside pressure to bear? It must be as easy in London aa it is in New York to see that England can make nothing out of this American quarrel, and that the only persons who will gain credit by embitter ing it are Lords Palmeretou and Clarendon, who will pass for men of great spirit, and not at all such blunderers as the war and the peace negotiations might hare led men to suppose; but have we lived to the year of grace 1856, and reached our present pinnacle of enlighten ment and civilization, to see the peace of th* two Anglo-Saxon countries interrupted for the mere glorification and emolument of two dema gogues like these ? Has England learnt no thing 'rom her own history? nothing from our?-tbat she should be ready to plung* headlong into war once more in order thit a political mountebank? for as such will Lord Palmerston be classed i?? history? should re- , tain hie office, and have his quip and his jest at the tories? In all Great Britain ? from Caith ness to Land's End? is there no sense any where ? A Stro.no View ok the Si ijjbct. ? The Rich mond (Va.) Whig, in discussing the present war furore of the admmifctration aguinut John Bull, says: ? * * * Bat the true motive for the war cry in to be foucd in a it* per poll<-y. it is part and pirsel of the c eurocrat la programme tor over? Presidential ctmpalgn. The talk cf oar naturally stirs up the fierce doxineracy out then in ald'tlon, itfurn;*bca a decent pretex' (br i tie party to call upon Congress fur large appropriations. Sole but a traitor to hia country can object to the ex penditure of ini eflri .e m lions for pultlug the csuntiy into a pontine of dt'ence, when war i* imminent ! Tb<n i# '.he Icgtc. Congress i* therefire called upon to open tbe treasury ana .et the party help thenuefves. fhis game wan ccmmenced In Gen. Jackjion's time, when i na prnprsed to put tea millions in tbe hands of the Preaioect, ostensibly to meet '.he apare htr.ded war with France; hut really to feed tbe offi:e bolcers and ele^t Van Burtn. The name poll sy wis at tempted in Tyler's day, to resist the majh'natlins 01 Ki gfund against Texat ? again by Polk id tin* Oregon queitii n; snd now t>y l'ierce for the fourth or llfth time, m mpe^t 1 i enlistments and the Central American >ioes tion. WUhin the last five or six days the Presi lent ha-< sent a message to Congress, asking tor three millions of i ollars to fn*LO'.icture firearms. A proposition ha-i alio been Introduced hi the Hnuse to build fifteen sveam ers, anil another to strengthen all the fortifications ou tbe coast. These several schemes would require an up projiia'ion of some twenty fi millions of dollars, ova r and beyond the ordicary expanses of the government. As toon as tbe representatives of the people are wheedled out of tbeee millions tbe war cry would collapse. Palmerston is pursuing the same hullabaloo policy on the other side, and for the same pur* pose; and the result, we dare say, from '-the
sober second thought" on both sides, will be tbe repudiation of both the Pierce and Palmer ston administrations. Peace or war, however, the necessities of our world-wide commerce require those additional war steamers. Guth rie's treasury surplus could not be invested more wisely than in those proposed ten addi tional war steamers. A Prospect ok Clean Streets ?Mayor Wood taking the Responsibility. ? It is con soling to think th it there is one executive officer in our city government, at lea3t, who is not afraid of assuming responsibility when he believes the public good imperatively requires it. Mayor Wood, satisfied that Commissioner Ebling does not properly perform his duty in cleaning the streets of New York, has taken that business into his own hands, bo far as Broadway is concerned, at any rate, as will be seen by the annexed advertisement; ? PROPOSALS FOR RF.MOVINO THE DIRT, ICE, ETC., ETC., FROM BROADWAY. Mayor's Office. March 4, 1856. Sea'ed proposals w ill be received at this office until Saturday Lest, the 8th inst., at 12 o'clock, for removlag tl e ciit, ice. fnow, , Ac. from Broadway, between the Astor House and Union square, the work to be done bi t ween tbe hours < 1 6 1*. M. and 0 A. M., unler lha di rertlon of the duperln'endent of Streets, and to be en tirety completed and s-t id portion o' Hroalway put in a thoroughly clean c.nikiuu by Monday morning, the 18th inst., at 8 o'e'ock. 1'urirg ihe hours above specified for the performance ol thewcrk all vehicle* will bs entirely excluded from tbe street, in order to affird t!ie contractor greater fa cility for the accomplishment of h's contrast. AH taken I rciu below Canal street mast be dumped into the Hit ter y enlaigein-nt, and the balance is the Park fronting on chambers street. The contract will lie / warded to the lvwest bidder, who will be requiied to give tali fa it or v bouUs, to be ap proved by tbe Mayor an1 Comptroller, for Its faithful ptT'oimsnce. Tbe prccosais must be endorsed '-Prapo *als for cleaning Bioadway," and tent to the Mayor's office, directed to the Mayor at d Commissioner of Sirests and l^mps. FKJtNASDO WOOD, Mayor. The mild weather of the last few days, acting upon the huge mass of frozen dirt in the streets, has had the efTect of rendering our thoroughfares well-nigh impassable ; indeed, unenviable as is the reputation of New York for filtby streets, there has been nothing seen for years past like they are at present; and should Major Wood succeed in his present undertaking, he will receive the hearty sup port and countenance of our citizens. There can be no question as to the propriety of Mayor Wood's relieving the Commissioner cf Streets from the performance ot hia duties. A Whig State Contention ? "They Still Live." ? We notice a call in one of our New Haven exchanges for a regular old fashioned Connecticut Whig State Convention in that city, on ihe 13th of March, "for the purpose of nominating candidates for State officers, aid taking such other action as may be thought necessary or proper.-' We are afraid that this is a bad move for Mr. Fillmore ; but we shall see. A Slight Mistake ?Vine of our Washington osrres pendents have queer ideas upon soma subjects ; and. although |ibeir contributions are carefully revised, a statement unwarranted by the tacts In the caee occt?iin ally slips into print. Such was the case wi h th ? graph printed cn Sunday, which charged a gentleman with being a government spy in Nicaragua. His mission had nothing whatever to do with the State Department, a* we happen to know. City Polltlri. YOUNG MEN'S SOFT SHELL GENERAL COMMITTER. this bed j met last night at Tammany Hall, Douglas Taylor, Hrst Vice President, in the cbalr, and Messrs. Robeit Grant and Edwaid Timpson, officiating as seer >? aiies. The on'y business transacted worth mention! ?< was the passage of a resolution declaring th* Presides s chair vacant in consequence of that official leaving the city for Nicaragua without siring notice of bii intention tc do so. Ad election was ordered st th-1 text meeting to fill the vacancy. It Is mderst rod that the present Vice Piesident will be elected. This office is or e of somo im portance to the young democracy during the year of iho Presidential canvass. Peisoiinl Intelligence* The son of Major Charles J. H<'lirr, the American Consul at St. Th' mas. four months old, was ehrirlened by the Eev. Mr. Hawley (an American) on the ^Mh <>f January, aril nairert ''autfcrie," as a compliment to th ? fiaci-etiry of the Am?rWn Treasury. ColoneW Thomai L. .(ones and llioma'- i. "avkins, of KentucKy, and Mrs. y.izt Clench, sp<n?o!K, \ ere i- n-"<sentf d by proxy. AitRIV^LR. From Llveironl. in the <?* 'jn- ip Hi'lfle? Vrn (lordon and elnld, Mestrs C>iiip W K ? . .1 Rogers. D K Hughes, H A Wabl, Kolit Soulier, .fr. *' .1 i. : en ll r lown?ead, betrer dejpati he.?; James ? . 'i 1 - Hi,d*?oi), Cauf Klrne-.n Freeman, lateol ship VarminMB, of Boston; < <.p? iiu pri??. Isle of eehr Majllower, of Newport, R I. rendered ,.t ? > .i.m'iary f>; Cant J I! Woosler, lafe of i/rl^ Oriliade-* of Boston, foundered at set. .laniif.ry ?>; O.pc.i (Utrv Kytlnge, inte of trig Loci ? la, ol .N V. contemned it Madeira, birlDgrn' intothrtt rt leaking 'J OOfl iiroke pur ur frnm tlie I of January f; JB'isrs . I W A P Tirnm?n,Adolpn R m?e, Alfred Clapp, BTHuddardt, John Gatlfarion, -ph i'lll man, of Pai Is; Clarer.re Kjtlnjre, (' M Pitch Randolph Cln>lev, W Hurry, R B ll?yes, H ll 'leu Anstee, H. v Mir n Wlnslow, Meiers Oieger Mitchell, ? hah V> l!rr,?n, .1 Preondt fruncls Mtue. <1 VUleneuve, l earsr ol desoatebes, Kdwivrd lludoff s, t ward Pick, Miss Ca'herlne f'lek, Mr and ?ln ,i r,? UemlBK waj.Mi and Mrs Juilns Pehnmann, Mr^ Hlrm, . i.ain, M'.'W Rose Weleh. Messrs T Y Wilirar, Wm fltabbs. Ktclnrd Pre* ton. '1 bos Deacon. 1 heod ore Hardord, Andrew B Tlfliii, Cor ptiiut Web?;v, Ufa u W?Usw?f, f ii LAvasi waws. BY MAGNETIC AND PRINTING TELEGRAPHS. Ihe Pennsylvania Democratic State Con vention. IUjuimbi Rf;, March 4, I860. The Pennsylvania Democratic State Convention assem b'ed at three o'clock thin aftervix/a. The Committee on Organization reports Hendrick B. Wright for President, with twenty Vice Presidents and thirteen Secretaries. The roll wu called an 1 members expregged their pre ferenoea in regard to the candidate f>r tbe I'resldensy wi?h the followiug result. ? Buchanan laj, IUIUs 6 and one for tbe nominee ot tbe Natiiuml Convention. On motion a committee was appointed to report the nameo of fif j-four reoretentaiives and four Si natorial delegate* from the Sta'.e at large, and two repre^nta. tive* trom each Congressional district to the National Corventio?, ai d j.lno t.he names of electors. On motion of Mr. Dawson a committee of thirteen wan appointed to report resolutions. Adjourned till evening. Another correspondent sends us the following des patch HARRipurRC. March 4, 1856. The Democratic .Staid Convention is niw in ee.ssiou. It is composed if men of great intelligent, and they act wi h great unanimity. Mr. Btichanm has been nomi nated by acclamation, the friends of Mr. Dall%s all going for him. devolutions, offered by former Cass men, in avor of sending a united Buchanan deiegatlju to Cincin nati. were ad pted with cheers. Hon. John L. Daw-e n. acltvo'ed friedcfOn. Ca.?s, is the leading spirit of tbe Or nven' i>n. Stric State rights Kaueui Nebraska rosolu 'iora will ha adopted. The uld Keyt tone is in earnest, and la *x und to win. j>. The .VaMU'liaittU American State Council. Boston1, Mirch 4, 185t). The American Council of Massachusetts commi'uced a speoial i>e*g'on in this city to day. About three hund-el delega'cswce present The Council organized at 10 A. M and adj< nraed till aliernojn. when the delegates to the national Convection commenced t:j explain their courf1 and position in that body with reg*rd to the nomination of candidates for President and Vioe President. Mr. A. A. Richmond, of Adams, dslngate at large, was the first speaker. Af'er giving his account of the pro ceedi/ige, and Hpeaking of hie opposition to the platform, he said that he lemained in the Convention until they nominated a nan for the i 'residency whom he had le upec'ed to gee nominated ? one. so far a* ha T jet been Informed, who is no: identified with ? u American party, fie left the Convection in ore in sorrow toar in aiger, for he <:ould not he in favor of we Spring field pla'foim and jet support the nomina-hn cf ono f up posed to be opposed to that platform. If he could tave assented to the norainition wi'huut a sacriflse ot prioiiple, he would have done it willingly. He ,vas still warmy in favor of An erican principles, i>ut it was tor the Council to decide whether he ,\lr. Richmond^ wisUbe forced *o out aloof from hi' oi l friend-, and also whether tbe Arn< n?un party lives or dies. Mr. (?. M Aiakn, one oi'the district delcg.teg, said that bef.tebe jjh>ed >he An, eric tn party he was a Unim whig ii7>l un admirer of Tiniel Webster. lis preferred Juci je ^f?ji^>an, of Ohio as the Americans candidate be lieviix; him to be a man tie Americans of MaKsashusetts would support,, and one who could c.irry the 1'uion. Ho fceli. ved the protestations of the Southern delegates that would go home and work for the election of Mr. Fillmore were u sincere, snd expressed the opinion that they wr uld labor for the gucoess of the democratic candidate and thus sustain their Nebraska pKtform. Mr. A. B. tir, of the Third district, was the next speaker. Be said that Mr. Fillmore was not his clioige. Be voted for Commodore Stockton anil Garret Davis, and at er the Lominatirn he came home dissatisfied ; but tpon reoati ering the whide ground he, folt it his duty I to support ihe nomlcail -n. Ho made some statements j i? >Ve*MK* to Mi-. Fillmore's devotion to Amerlsan | ji' li olpJee, and announced his adhesion to the nomina tions. Mr. J. M. Ketch, of the Fourth district, followed in favor of end' rsiig the noasinattons. lie believed that neither ot the candidate would tee the rights of the North in vaded. Adjourned till 7 J'. 51. THIRTY-* OCHTH lO.IGRESS. FIRST SESSION. Senate. Washington, Mitch 4, 1856. Tin tlEI ENi t> OI CAIVE.-TON. The Senate passed the bill appropriating >80,000 lor new fortifications at Galveston. TDK ILLINOIS KLtTIOS CASb Was then considered. Mr. Sttart, (dein.,) of Michigan, contended that the constitution of Illinois renders Mr. Trumbull ineligible. Met srs. Bltler, To ten and Sewakd severally spoke to the effect that the power to elect a Senator is derived xom the constitution of the l*ni;ed State*, not from that of Illinois; therefore, tko tetter has eo power to pre*rtibetie qualifications of Senators? neither to add to, diminish nor modify the requirements of the lederal constitu'ion; c jnse^uently Mr. Trumbull's claim to the seat sboulc be maintained. Adjourned. House of iieprescntntt vet. WasHUfOTD.'v, March 4, 1850. IVCKEASK OK THK SAW, The Senate hill for tbe construction ot ten sloops -of war, was referred to the Naval Committee. rOHBG.N CRIMINALS AND PAUPERS. Mr. Smith, (K. N. ) of Alabama. Introduced a bill to present the intrcductioD into the United States of foreign criminals, paupers and lunatics. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, THK DKFICIKN'T FttlX PA?PEI). The Deficiency Appropriation bill was parsed. Among other appropria lions is one of $150 000 lor Pick and dis abled Featuen. The proviso to abolish the marine hospi tals and authorize the Secretary ol the Treasury to con tract for the medical treatment, after a severe struggle, was stricken out. Adjourned. NEW TOHK LE^MIiArOHG. Senate. Aii'asy, March 4, 1Sj6. Mr. Brookp presented a remonstrance from It. J. I. v iEgstcn and T. F. Hoffman a^.ilnst the report of the II > ? bor Commiisioners, eo fir a 4 relates to lajiog out tae batin from Troy to Ferry street. Mr. C. P. Smith presented a renacnHtrance against the division of the t^econd ward, Brooklyn; also the petition of the American (iuano Company for an act ot ineorp > ration. The petition represent* that th^ trustee* of the Clip [?any hare obtained from Kdward A. Turner deeds F r two islands in the Pacific tcean, discovered by an Atn"r can shipmaster, on winch are large deposits ot guar.'>, and asks for an act of incorporation for the purpose t gettu g guano there or any other island they msy become entitled to, and for exporting and importing the sai/jx. and tor clartering vesselr ? the fixed capital stock to Iw ten millions, with pewer to increase. It also asks that power be given to the company to borrow money to the extent of live hundred thomand doltarH on hypothecated stock, or on real or personal property. REPORTS. Favorably, to authorize the Balance Dock Company to mortgage property. Against the petition of the citizens of Kew York for the return of toad money . Agried to. To enable the Staten Island Railroad Company to own and 1 tin terry bouts, with amendments, the design of which is to preset ve the lights of New York, wflich appeared to have been encroached upon in the original bill. By Mr. Kelly? Against the bill for the better prote: ticn < t depositors in savings institutions. Also, ags.inst the bill to prohibit bank officers ttom voting as proxies at e'ection ot directors. Bj Mr. Fkrwim. (by bill) ? To legulate the sale cf pota toes. by requiring that they shall be sold by weight, CO pounds to the bushel, and 150 pounds to the barrel. By Mr. Ciap.k? For an appropriation lor the support and cate of lunatic asylums. RMOLl'TIONS, ETC. Mr. Brooks called ut> the resolution expressing thi sen timents of the legislature against the extension of the Wcodwortb patent. At the 'equest of Mr. SirkLEP, the consideration of the resolution was made the special order for Thursday. On motion of Mr. Kkli.y, the vote on the adoption of the report against locating the leoond Lunatic Asylum in one of tte river c unties was reconsidered. Under the general orders, Mr. Upium'8 bill to abolish the office of i-uporlnt< ndent of Canals, was discubsed. Alter several aoaei.dmcnts otTerert by Mr. Brooks had been detested by party vote, the bill was ordered to a third leacing. Aturinbly, At.rAWT, March 4, 1850. TLif. being generi. I order day, the morning was oiau pied in the discussion of the bill to divUc the ieventh wnrd of Brocklyn. nut, i.vTtiiint'i Kti. By Mr. RniKt ? To incorporate ih?> Rock v Hie i'onale Academy. I/< ng Island. NtiTicn ok HtU8, By Mr. C. 1*. Svrrn? To c ntirm the title of citizens to property that has passed thtomth hands of aliens; also, to s nietid the act for opening an t grading itivision avtnuo Brooklyn. To repeal the act authorising the sleation of additional justice* of the Supreme Cot.rt in New York. This bill is detlgned to effectually v?ttle t.ie Davies and Peabody contioverty, by abolishing the offics in dispute. BIJA8 PAMJ?. Incorporating the Home Opthalaio Medical Posiety. To atiKid the poor lews by authorising more summary proceedings in cases of desertion. I.ILtS oRDEUfJ) TO A TIIlF.ti READIW. To authorise the levying ot a mill tax for the support of 1 lie government ofthotuato. lo prcvite for a> ranging, and preparing f?r publica tion, tho retorts 1 1 the last cenca* of the Xts'e. To amend the act for tho better emulation ol tl.O Kew York Fire Departem-nt.. lo rci'.nce the c,. pita' stock of the F.ast Ri> or .1 ik. lerreate the Nineteenth ward of Brooklyn. D<>trni'tli>u of Ihe UurK Mism tiger Bird. Boisto.v, March I I80O. The hark Ves?erger Bird, f'apt. Ilarri"' n, from Ros'on fot Val( s also, b?lorc repoitcd is hanng put, tnio |t?r rnttda in oistress, ts stated in n. i' )egrat,bi<! d 'spatc t to have been destroyed by tire at Bermuda, on the T'.j of February. Ho paitioular*. l>ef alcatlon of the Tiunuer at New Orleans. Xrw Ohlkan*. March 3, 183*1 Much excitement *u occasioned In this city en Satur day by tbo cit-covery that Colonel Garland, the City Treaauier, is a defaulter to the extent of $200,000. Mr. Garland at tempted to escape on board an outward bound tcbooTft, but was caught at the llaiite and brought back to tbe city. lb* Traaaury office is closed in consequence of tbe de falcation. Ifewi Item* from Washington. Wahhikutos, Marsh. 4, 1856. Tbe Bouse Committee on Contend Elec'ioci-i meet daily, I on contested cacea aie before them. It in under stood tbat the < ne trom Maryland, namely Vans ant tliaiiiht Han in, bun tieei; abandoned. Governor Wise has written to a friend here indignantly denjitgthai he ? ver said tha Fillmore administration was " Wa-hii gton ) ike." The wb?'e uunilier of land warrants issued under tha act of the ad of March, 1R5IS, i.< now cue hundred thou Hand eiifbt hundred and fifty three. Krgents of tu? new York tnlvtrnlty. A i.i i an v, March 4, 1850, The following nominations have been made for Regents of the State f uivtrsity, tk e election lor which tikes plane on Thurw ay next:? By the democrats, Geo. W. Clinton, of Buffalo and Robert Kelly, of New York; by the Ameri cans, Stt-phtnR. Kiroy, M. P., of New York, and Moses Crow, cf Geneva; by the Nigger Worshippers, K. W. I eaveoworth, of Syracuse, and Joseph Julien, of Che nango. Sen York Charter Election*. K'M'ukrter, March 4, 1856. At our charter election to-d*y, Hon. .Samuel (}. An diewH was elected Mayor by 2,180 majority. Mr. An drews was run <d tbe nigger worshipper, citizens' and ltfona icket. Ibe ward officers elected are nearly all an. i- American by large majorite*. Syka< use, March 4, 1836. Charles F. Williston, democrat, was to-day elected Mayor of this c'ty by about 100 majority. h'nrjk, Marcii -i, ISfiti. Aliick Ilubbell, nigger worshipper, is prooably elected Ml'or of this el'y by about 100 majority. The nigger wtrsbijpers e'eofour of the six Aldermen. Mayoralty Klreflun In Chliago. Ciiica'SO, 111.. Marc i 4, 165". J. C. Sherman, ?i ti-Vet>ra*ka. candidate fcr Mayor, wi h two ward* to biaar from, is '270 ahead. Dyer, the dtiiu ciatlc candidate, is prooably e!ect?dt but tne remit is doubtful. It it reportel that a large nurtiber of illegal rotes were polled. 1'he Weather. iYiU'TSK, March 4, 185'i. Tlie weather has been very xtormy about here Tor several dajs past, and no tiains hive arrived from Os wego or Bitghamton aincc Mature ay. PuiLADtLFRU, March 4. 1856. A violent gale of wlod has been blowing all the even ing, with occasional showrera. Markets. Nkw orj.ea.ns, Feb. 29, 1850. The America's news was received to-day; our cotton ma' ktt v as excited in consequence, and rate* assumed an upward tendency; the i-a'es amounted to 12,'KX) hal-a. Sales of t> e w?ek to 100 Receipts of tlie week 57,000. The ir creased receipts at this port as compare! with the sane rate list jear are fc70,000 bules. Theatook on hand low amounts to 205, CM) baies. New Orleans, March 3, 18.">6. Cotton advanced. Sales to day 18,000 bales, the mar ket el' airg with an active demand. We qno.e miild ing at a 0)?c. Sugar, 7?ic. Rio collee, lljiic. Mo lasses. S4)ic. Mei-s pork. $24 26 a S21 50. Freights? Cotton to IJverpool, ll-16d. Charleston, March 3, 18JW. Cotton quiet. Sales to-day 2,500 baler. The Missing steamer foclflo-Utu of Her fassengers and Crew. The Baltic brings bo tidings of the l'acitie. It is now forty-two days sinoe she left Liverpool on her return to New York, and np to the present time nothing of a relia ble character has been seen or heard of her. Although her painfully protracted absence is undoubtedly a serious cause for alarm in regard to ber fate, still we entertain strong hopes ct seeing her again. Tbe Atlantic, it will be remembered, was not heard of till forty-nine ('ays after leaving England, and it may be still longer before any news of the safety of the Pacific can reach us. Foe three weeks at least we should not give her up. V?> ions rumors are afloat concerning her. the moat probable o? which is that her machinery is in a disabled condition, and that she is now alowly making her way under Rail to the tearent port. Some are of opinion that while on the Banks of Newfoundland she was damaged by tbe ice, and that she may still he surrounded by it and unable to extricate herself. In such an event no apprehensions nted be telt in r'gird to want of provirions, as she is furnished with a supply for three months. She had forty- five passengers, of whom about fifteen had taken passage in the first cabin, and the rest in the second cabin. The follow is a correct list oi all: ? J. Figuerias, Mr. Charlesworth, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Charrinaud, H. C. Shildon, W. B. Srymroons aui Mr. Lieden, I??y. ? A. W. At water, Win. TopUng, W. McDcugal. S. B. Berridge, lady and Mr. 1'auchet and lady, child, G. N. Cut er. Miss Jordan, R. K. flavin, Wm. reel Reilly, H. Oetz, H. Trimmer, Mr. St?ere, Mi?ws Heck, I. Barbour, lady and R. Eipie, child, Mr. lappa, H. Dntiih, G- Jordan. James Glen, W. Whittaker, A. Erving and lady, Mr. Codosa, Mr. Kershaw, Mr. Dt.rkano, Mr. Ridgway, Mr. WUson. A. K. Carter, A. Moore. Mr. Hfpf, l<e Grand Smith. Mr. O'Reil.'y, Augustus trvirg, Esq., is United States Secretary of legation to St. J'fcteisbuig, and belongs to Hartford, Conn He is acoompanled by his wife. Mr. A. K. Carter was in England as the a?enf. of Wood worth's planirg and speke making machines, Newark, N. J. Ix) Grand Ssoith is woll kniwn as a theatrical and n^u. slcal agent, and had gone to England to engage a company of actors for Mr. Marshall, the lessee of the Broadway theatre. Mr. Wilson is the agent of the Ferry Arms Company, of Newark, N. J. Mr. Ridgway is one of the firm of Howland fc Irving? owners of one of our lines of Liverpool packets. Mr. R. K. Haight, the proprietor of the St. Nicholas Hotel, is also among the pasfengers, Mr. 11. Putilh is a brother of the well known importer, of South William street, and is a native of Kranee. Tbe I'acftlc's officers and crew numbered one hundred and forty -one, all told. Their names are as fallows;? Ara E'cridge, eaptaln. Jo?eph Small, fireman. Iluah lyre, 1st mate. Win. Dawcett, " CbaF. F. i*ars.2d d;. Wm. Knight, 1 John Webster. Sd do. James Carr. coal passer. Edgar C. Dean. 4th do. Edward Collins, '? J. W. Terry, surgeon. George Gorman, " John C. Faulsner, purser. HedricbSmith, " Wm. Bowles, carpenter. John Gray. Teter Leonard, boatswain James McUuire, 1 J.Witeon, boatswain's mate. Fatrisk M;<iinby, 11 I'eter Rail, helmsman. Thos. Croather, " David I>onne.ly, '? James Fox. " Robt. Graham. " Wm. Caner, Jas. Bt wlin, " Patrick Horn, " lbos. Cummiogs, seaman, Michael Dal'.on, .? Robt. BelL " Wm. Dowling, " Richard Harrison, " Feter Savage, John Douglass, " Hugh Gar vey, Wm. Frazler, " Thos. R^gan, G. Feter BoUn, " Ralph Aird, Chas Harrison, ?' Mathew O'Connor, Thos. Brown, " ! John bom, ?? Ed. McKeever, ? John Flan nerey. " Al?xr. McLean, Michael Currer, 14 P. W. Tairchild, steward. Tbos. Dortelly, " Tlios. McGulre, 2d stewart John Malt ny, " F.. I. Soml'ette, saloon cook . Chas. Powell, " Constan Cbablette, 2d cook. Geo. Marshall, " 1-otiis Ogelby, 3d cook. John Washington, " ( has. 1'eckel), 4th cock. Jas. Richards, " John Brown, 6th cook. Michael McGutn, " Jacob Kobb, pastry cook. John Kelly, " Jobn MUls, 2d cook. Joseph Barber, " John Oakly, ship's cook, t.uciui Elanneiey,Oidlnaiy. I d. Fletcher, ?d eook. U^niv Btnionr, ?? ,To%?n Uolan, portar. Wm. Fdgonton. ?' i biUp C. Bmith. M porter. Cornel iu? Kenredy. bov. Jamei Havden, 2d H?rter. Samuel Vaihtws, engineer. James IV'lan, Jd pjrter.^ Wm. C. liusieiljlttRfst. do. 1'. V. Smith, storekeeper. Ihos. JelTiies, 1st do. do. John B own, messinan . Martin l'aisons,2d do do. John Mitchell, bainnel Ila'. ens.2d do. do. James Murray, pantryman. Wepben Jaffrles, 3d do. do. Ph. ?U.. ? Dennis Sherman, ad do. Co. Js. Luttrell, ^d pantryman. 7hnK.il oiler Fanny Campbell, ch maid. Fh Comeiius '' " Ahm Warss " John barren, butcber. (>'.?en McDermott, fireman. D. Arnold.Crenn messuian. 1hon,a. Dowling, J. McAllister, c l pass'rs do. Michael (Jannto/?, J Finnigan, boatswain do. Acdiew Mid.iertnas, ? John Brown, 1st waiter. Richard l*e, " Patrick Hosey. " ohn ID Rhea, David Jac<,nin, waiter raac Ell ott, " Junes Daley. Jsinea Flsgf.n, " J'atrick Havdeo, " Ihos. Riley, " .Tiho Mclntyre, ?' Michael V.oDowell, " Jf tuts Hosey, " ,l( bn Claik, " 'Ihos. McGihoey, " Wm. .li'idale. " I'Hirlck Mehan, " Michael Wright, " F.d.Conroy, " JobnMcCov, " Janien Mct rahsrn, *' John Kiegpn, " i'atrick Moncghao, " lawrerce Conrell, " J'h. Fnulkn?r, " M"igan Ke? srh, " J hn t>>llins " 1 .incan MftCii'.mtf, *' O nrad O' Brian, '' Frni k Gray, " J"hn Hosey, .Tames (in en, " Aluert Swee/ey " Miclsel Buin?, " John Ross, Jf hn Gaiciner, " Coniad Smith, " John Stearns, " The insurance on tl.e Pacific ii very large; the amount on the ship is *600,000. hali in the I nlted Stares and half in Europe; the fie ght money i fnsiire-i for ? 40. 000. Her caigo consisted ol fix or seven bnndrtd tons, valued at $1,600,000 Most ot this was Insured. Thl total Insurance amount* to over >2,000.000.