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BY HORACE CREELEY. " i de*tre yon to amUrYtaiid the true principle, of the f^rerncuecit. i wi.h them carried oal?x o?k nothing racrrc. '-:Uiuu?o.-.. OFFICE NO. 30 AN N - S T .
PRICE OIVE CENT. NEW-YORK. TIO.XBaY, WAY 10, 1?41. VOL. I. SO. '-?6.
TUG XKW-YOM TRI.51WE
?'ill b? pablished every merafag, fSanrtays cxaeptfri.')
at Na. 30 Ana-?treet, New-York,
And delivered l? City Snb-anSers for On? (>?! ocr copy.
Mai! Subscribers, $t per sr.: in advance.
TO THE ADVERTISING PUBLIC.
In'ta* hope of securing a wide ?nd general Advertising patronage.
??.-favors of our friends -.vrJ! be ir.-ertod at] further notice at the foi
>?UUJ reduced rat.", iik
FOR kach AOVMRTISKMF.ut OsV
Twelve lines or lr.. invar tia). first insertion. 50 Cta.
Pa for cash Subsequent m.'-riioa. ** '
Do. for Mix insertinn?, or one woelt..Tsl >?0
Do. for Tvreiity-fi ve in-orsion? or one ires nth.S?5 OO
I.ourer Advertisements at equally favorable rates,
fir Fire lines, fc..M" ike above rat"- ; Two linos, ?or-f.m.-lii of
juue rate".?parable ia i!! e:,.e? jB advance.
CHEAP AND FASHIONABLE GOODS.
RECEIVED This Day, -rom aurtion, .HI piece* ef new an I v?ry
rieb SiH... j ? i imported for city trade, comprising a very dosi
Ladies wishing to purchase ?ilka, e?n hare by cajliag at 2S1 Crand ?t.
? large stork to make til tir -elections from, and th? prices wi'J satisfy
d] ?Leal! of their cheapness. J. W it 3. BARKER. aJO if
CHEAP DKV GOODS.
W'M. H. PL ICE, ul .ii' Grand-street, would rrepectfully call the
It attention ef the Ladies of New-York t? his stock af aew and
kshiaaable SPRING GOODS, consisting ef Prints, Lawas, He Laians
u.d other article- tee numerous to mention, aH of which he will sail at
Its lowest prices. YYM. M. PLACE. 327 Graad at
N. B. Red Back P.ufTale, .Votes taken at a niodsrato discount a3G:lm
DRY GOODS, CHEAP.?Tho,e in ? .at of Dry Good,
are invited to call at j'.i Houston-street, where they may obtain
msb as cheap at at any store in the city. Goad brown 8hsreliug,
aid wide, 6d.; heavy and tine, 7d.; over a yard, and very heavy.
Other article- equally low. Cioth?, Cnssimures, Satiaet. and
tint's. A full assortment of summer stuff.,
ai?tf ROBERT DAWIE. 50 Houston-street
T II E C II E A P
GRAND-ST. DRY GOOD ESTABLISHMENT.
IH?LSE, 123 GRAND-STREET, respectfully informs his pnt
s rnua and the rnblir, that bo is daily receiving from Auction a
real variety of Fancy and Staple DRY S?GDS, ?f tho latest imimr
m.o?, which he i- offering for sale very low at ha- Cheap Stare, t'2'2
omni! street, (between Broadway and Cro-by street.l?Where the
Nimble Sin pencil is made to l*k? the pb,re of the Slow Shilling.
NF.W SiPKHG GdOUsl.
ITOHN B. PUDNEY, No. Iril Broadway, ensnnr Grand-street, has
V just opened, mid offer, for sule, tho following desirable Goods, ut
Rich Printed Vousselin de l.ttn<u.
Plain and Satia Striped do.
Black and (tine.black, Plain and Figured Silks.
French, English and American Prints.
Printed Lawns asd Muslins.
Silk Shawls and S< srf..
Scotch Ginghams, Linen?, Lawns, Lone Cloths, Luiou Cnmbric
luniHfcrehicf-., Hosiery, Gloves, Ac, A a.. Ac. a27 lm*
ONE PRICi: MTORE.
|>KR90NS wishing to purchase rood cheap CLOTHING would da
li weH to call at I t.-.; Chatham ?I, whero they will riad tho follow?
ing price.:?Coat, from SO ta $12... .Cloth Pants from $3 to $0....
Backota?clo?i, $1 50 to $5: satinet, $1 T? to $- 59.
aft Urn_J. COGSWELL. I
HI I. KM AND "lOllMMKLI'V OK I,. V I .\ K ?s.
TUST RKCK1VKU, a .pismUd assortmeat of rich plaid, figured aad
i* plain, black, blue black, and colored SILKS : a good aasortmaatof
Main and figured Mou.selm de Laioes. Also, American, English, and [
ll're.iich Prims, together with a full and well swlocisd n.sMirliutut of ]
?the latest deaigus of Jspriag and Suuimer Goods?evlra cheap at
'Si? Greuuui, h .L HENRY WILLIAMS V CO. u'^ lur ;
DKPOT OF FANCY WRIT. MM ARTICLES.
OII.K AND SATIN SCARFS, CRAVATS, POCKET HAND- i
ki rchief? of enure new pattern-, received by the Great Wottorn, 1
ireofi'oiod fur .suis at reasonable prices, by
W.U. F.JENNINGS, late Lynda & Jennings,
230 Broadway, [Americas Hotel.;
Gents, may in future depend upon finding nl Ihis establishment a
rood as>ertui?nt ?f Fancy Dress Articles, of the latost importations,
r an a mil l.e ottered at fusr prices. ml
[ijllKKTINGM, SHIRTINGS AND CAI.ICOKS.
Ii VOMEST1CS lire x lliug at low prices al J. W. A. 5i. BARKER'S
(1 " --I Grand street.
Sheeting* >ar.l wide. Cd. Vary heavy, S.I. IJ yard wide 10d. Fine
i.uig Shirtings, 7d Very line, K>d. Morrimack, Dover, and Fall Ri
rn l'rinls, lid. 7d, lud and I. per yard, warranted fu-l colors. aiO tf |
'DRYIiOODS! DRYCWOODM! DRY GOODS ! ?
jlUST RECEIVED, a large lot of Bam bans nes, all qualities, from j
a" 5s. to 16s.. of Paturlo, Lupin A Co".-, celebrated mauufacturc;
prapary Huskins, cheap; Cii.-iiueres, Satinet-and Cluths, very low :
3 ruses supor Print-, Is. p-r yard. A lares assortmc'nl of tine and i
Miperkue Linous, at great ba'cjim- to cii-ioiusrs. Hosiery and Gloves ?
Irh.-np.T than ever. P. GREGOK-Y A- SON, 175 Spring st.
N. U.?One price only._ m i 9f
T ii O ??I PSOa'S e M I? <> Bw H i^I .
OF CHEAP DRY fiOOUN. NO. 120 GRAND-STREET,
NEAR BROADWAY.?Opened yesterday for the first, ?ub an
intire new and fresh Stock of MlLLIKARV, PaSCV and StaFLI
tjiKinv The grand principle on ?loch this Neu Establishment is
fwmlsd is exclusively the c.isu Svsresi, imih in baying and selling,
therefore a few quotations of prices viiil safEce it to .uy thai the EM
ruKlUM is aarivallod in this Cur.
UU)0 dozen W hite, Unbleached, and Black Hosiery, for Is. a pair
nud upwards, this .lay received from auction.
M Dresses Cheni Delaines, all wool, damaged-and seUiag at aatoa- |
10 cuss's P.ri- Lau ns.-nperior, just imported for tficSprin- Trade.
100 Dressen snlen lid Chaila, modem stile, aaly $.'1 per die,-.
590 Dresses Frei:, h PlarJ Cbeni Prints, superior to any yet offered i
1 case of rich pi .in Satia Striped Mousscline de I.'iine, opened ?
Cloibs. Vastings, G mbroona, Ac, together with all the diiTs-rcnt j
laraada of Domestic MusKos, at Manniacturers prirus.
I all those who desire Dav Goons at a great reductt*m from the
: sjusI priees, ara respectfully invited to cull ihiI examine fiir t!iem
The patrons of tin. Establishment will bear in mind that its fbrmer .
Iscatuiu wus'JJs1 Grand eel, bat Removed since the first of .May to [
^ ISO Grand, near |: o. ' ar. tf
<;3:vk Mils a l^l.INt Is.
19yOCLD RESPEI PFI LLY call lb* munition of LADI*ES to tkoir
*? iiiH-lt ef I'ri U. comprising a? great a variety of rich Silk
Comls as can be fbua ? ..: Broadway, and at muoh lower prices. We i
aill endeavor to convince all who may favor un with a call, that ike
laut? are facta ?ort:!? ?!' itteation.
Oar asourUnent aousists in part of she following; articles, yue:
Rich China Silks i Bosobazioes,^^af every uVasriptioa '
Dinna-k ,!?., us . s ts 1,, f, mied La? n-, a supei lor tu ticie
Rieh agurasl do. Imsb Lineas
Plaia, afall kinds Table Damask
Black aji.l blue-bbtck do. ! French, English and America*
8Hk Shawls Caliroes, J^ckoncls, t'.iiiW:, s,
Sslk Scarfs ? Ac, tie.
N. B?Juai received, a suporior article of Gambroons and Crape
faiublet... ai7 lm*
ZGR1SWOLD tt CO. rcspeatwlly mfbrm their friendcand the
s uubtic UUSt they have removed from llicir old -land. M Maidea
laue, taut Libarty, corner of Nassau-ctroet, ?here they will keep for
ale. ut the U.we?t market prices for cash, a e?:i?ral ns?orlnieel of
AMERICAN AND FOREIGN
Thry now o.Tcr for sale the following :
40 bah-. No. 5 to III cnttou yam, I 5.4 aluI 6.1 Canton tnaltang
20 do do Id to 31 do da In;
30 do cirpct u arp, Veaitiau ' do
S0O do cattOB balls, | Pat.. r baiiging?,
100 rlo do ?:ik. I Ru.si., diaper..
154 do ik< t ?iu^, .' WiHib-a yarns,
130 do elk and u aitc waddiagl Woestes, e*
White krulting cettoa Turkey red do
Spool thr.ud. ' Bis.- do Ac Ac. ml lm
lest 1; :t, si o i^ w e sac ?.
lUdailyrcci .. .. rom \uclio? mi alsuwherw constant sus lies
of neu 1 rasbiomble STAPLE AND FANCY
GOODS, which being bougtii wiUCASH.at. ed I. trj
?J? city amrchanta al anusu-.ll? low prices for CASH, rhey mvite
tbase ??. a ish t,, g t .? ir-eat away Goods for a small ?um ?d money,
to'-via.ae f.-.-jr |ira sul uaetiaaBid Stock. nl~ u
'IRANDOI.>:*?, CtNHKI.ABRA Ac- \ splemH I assort
sieat of aeu a ? - eg ml patteros, tust receive!, and for sale by
?36:1m? M ERR ITT fo. PAGE. 100 B.ry.
UAI.I. A \ D ASTRAL LA il PM.?Do you waul a
ban Ui-e L mp ! Plea.-e i .il .1 100 Keaerv. aad evainine the
?"^ v... t ?,.?.?. .|?. , MKItRITTS A- P\OI . s-ti I11C
KLKAl IIS. I> SUEKTI?G, <t 1-. p > '
ai3 LHtD.-M.L it BURK?UOIkS, I3i Graud, wr. Csnire
[china, glass, and earthen ware.
MTORrrT* AND PAGCnfW forsMo at tb'-ir Storo. Vr*. K* Bow.
rry ?nd .'CJf"> Crund streets, :t:i extensive iMortocilt of the ?l?>ve
rood", which, ce-irir entirely of r-c-nt purchases tiar! mi-v-utroa-.
compJif- ?M lniett patterns, and enable*. th*?n to ??11 at yerv low
Britlunnia Ware, Plated Castors. Tab!? CaWerr, ,yr. ic aI3-hn?
rolled german silver.
JAMBS G. MDFrET, 121 Prince street, near Wooatar, would par?
ticularly call th? atteatioa ofM-irdwarr Boaters, and Manufacturers
to hit Mlperierarticle af German S?Ver, which aootTar, for .nie whole
?ale and rntaH. af ?11 thicknesses, and warrants it equal 10 a?r. either
Foreign or FMnratie. lor rcrlor and -oftne.e. ?"q tf
OVE.VS A\R TIN WAKE.
OtrMMErt OVENS, of all the uikii approved patterns, worraated
U)baAa well or the money returned. Kitchen Furniture, of all
Inas?. Grocers fitted out with Oil Caa-. Seal*., Weights, Measures,
are., cheap for cash, at -Oj Vesev, tot w s ? n iJr.-awwa and Waefun?
ton-streeta. ROCHFOR? A WORI.EY.
v K.?Three firot rat* jour**va,en waited. n4 IW*
< i.oiii?: clocks::
'I'm: ufcrienienea' ha* iahe? the agenav for th' sal* of JEROMES
1 BRAS* CLOCKS, at their Clock Wnrerootn. No. 904 Bioad
way, waorc he wdl tall then- Pati.st Ei?ht buy and Thirty Hoar
Bra--. Clocks, of Ii variety af pa tiaras, at the .?.?, ?: whole.alu Factory
prices,. Marshal.!* and dealer* m Clocks uvoulJ da well to rail an.I
examine thair stork hefwre purchariag. Abo, an assortment ?f Weod
Clock*. Chlas rax Cash. Ratolloct th* auatber, 304 Broadway, up
?lair.. ISAAC U HINSDALE
N. B.?Partiaalar ult?-f>oo paid ta ike Retail trade. Erery deserip
lion ?f Clock, rnpairad and w tirrantsd. ni4 if
SAMUEL, W. BK YKDICT, Watch Maker, Merchants
Exch.ani:*, corner of Wall and William street., having farine.; a
eoon-rtimi in bu-iuc. nitn S. HAMMOND, their pnr.onal attention
will I,? givtu to repairing tin* Watches. The tao-icouiplicatcd part.
of Duplex aad Chronometer Watches pal in equal t* the oririn-d.
Mr. Iliitiirtnnd would make Uu acknowledgements to the Trade,
for their l> jndnsss and patronage iiaca livine is New York, and will
always give their work preference in making Duplex work, but will
livl he ?Sir (o make any <li.c ount frora the retail pric".
Duplex. Independent Second, and other Watchc. of splendid pat?
ters- for .ale. warranted perfect or die money returned. Jewelry .
lool Silver War- a- ntnal.
aH ly_BEXEPICT ft HAMMOND.
PRSTIll T1 PATENT BKDST1 A!I4,
OtfPERlOR TO ALL OTHERS NOW IN USE.?J. HEWTTT rr
C' speetfirtly inforais the Public, lk.it he aonlinue* to wunafaeture
Iris Patent Bedsteads, so ?rH known for is- durability and eonteu
ent", at Iiis old staud, No. O'J Hudson-street, near Chambers. Thoie
nnncqaain(?il with the ehiractcr of hi. Bedrtend arc earno.tly inv ited
to call and examine the priawplc of the joint and the ease with w Inch
it can he put ap Mid taken down, not requiring any be! key. II* is
alwav. happy la exhibit ft. both ta lho.? who wi-a to purchaaq and !
ihwc wh?. do not. He er.a refer to huudredt of our mo.t rcsj?ectable .
eitir."*!* ? ho have tested rt by u.o.
AVo?Hair ?lattr..?wrs, Kca?l,tr Beds and Piiouss",. S. B. The '
Southern ir.ide supplied a*J 0a?
NO K01 s?E IS FIR.MSHED
ITM.Este" KING'S QHAIR9 grace it. parlors. They arc a perfect
J ?eri*. of beauty aad c?nreoirn?e, luxury and oomfort. Th-y
ara knoua a- follow..:
1?Elastic Revolving Chair.
"?CompcnsHtmr Rocking Ciair.
??Ladies ('is.t?r Rtcutnbrni Chair.
The asove Chair* are altogether superior to any crrr made in rhia
Country or imparted. These d*siroa. ..fa rem; me ?riscle, that i- so
constructed as net to get out of ord'r. are reapectlully invited to
call at the Patent Chajr Wararoom, 471 Rroa,lu aa-. uiri tm
A| AIIOC. AN V YAK?, No. fit; U VlH'-Irrel, N?w-Yora.
>'s\ E. C STACY keeps a |arce assortment of Mahogany, Rose,
Satin and Zebra Wend, Holly, P.ird* Eye, und curled Maple Board?,
Plunk ami Veneers. Cherry, Aab, Pin?, Wliilo Wood, sail Waplr
Board, und Plank.
Also, all kinds of Turned Work, sold on a* favorable turms as at
any other Yard. inC I ra
F. H. CHICHESTER,
DRAPER AND TAILOR,
Ho. Ill Enllon-ratrcet,
lm* BROOKLYN. kI3.
FANIIKIYABLi: CEO'l B5?N3. ?TOKC.
rixur SUBSCRIBER respectfully informs to- friends and the pui>
I lie, thai he has now on hand and in course of le-inc made op, a .
most excellent assortment of Clothing at In. eld Establishment, on the
North-west corner of Canal and Greenwich-streets, which he offers
for side lit priees toiled to th-tiiii"s. JOHN f>. ROUR,
North-west cornsr of Canal und Green wick-streets, ,
?n7 Iw noiir Clinton Market. I
TO ?K.NTI.EMEN OF TASTE
VNT) FASHION.?M.'.UrXE TAILOR, 176 WILLIAM-STREET,
respectfully innenucet to the gentlemen of Now-York tkat he is .
permanently located a? above, where, he flatters himself that, hnviug
had .-eteral reurs personal experience in tae Fresich Metriqiobs. and
devoting his peMoa?J attention to his work, he -ill !?? able to make
f a Sil I on a bl T. clothing a* cheap for cash invariably, and us
prr-rv t as can be proi ur,.| in the Country. Thankful for pasl fav?-.,
he tolietu u coatinunnae ef patronage. aiT7 3m
CY*OTIII>U IC MT A R 1.1M II .Tl E NT.
rI^HE Snki-crib'r h.iv ing opened tii? ctore 27 Roworj a, a rhahion.
I sbra Tailoring FIstabKshment, offers to his Friends and the Pub?
lic a very ?ap-rior assortment of Spring Good, of (be lat*-t style, i
which be warrants to fit to tkc taute mid mshiou ?f all who will lavor
hnn w*th their pntrnnage. ROBERT A. BODTON.
Tku Cntiiuc Dapartmcnt is sMperiiitc?J> il by Mr. Charles lloutou,
formerly of the 6rtn of Gray tc Boutoa A good ??ortmeut of ready
made Clothing always on hand. uiC.yin
\f ERC'IIANT TAILOR, 136 FULTON-STREET, has
ill on hand a well ,ele.l<Hl a-rnrtincBt of ('loliis. Cat-imercs itad
Vestinp-, suited to the season, whieli he ?tj"..r, |? ul iKe up Sir the
public generally io tbo vary best Hjanu*r, ut extremely low price- for
Cash on delivery. aStiily
i;riT.lBI.I.SHME.M for Garments of the first quality, res
II i dy made, 539 Broadway, American Hotel. The ?am? will be
found of great eonveuies.ee to <*iti/.-n- and Stranpcr. n ho in rase? of
emergency may requireirrrst rate articles. WM.T. JENNINGS,
iti-t Late LyndJe A Jennings.
i:\ts: ha im::
C. WATSON respectfully reminds his customers and the
public generally, that he h ? a full supply of Fashionable Hat-,
uf the D'Orsav pattern, as well a? other mod,;?, to ->iit stature
am! taste, nt theol.l established prices, viz : Silk, (SJrO, Mole,
$'l, N-itria, $3fiQ, and Beaver, $4^50, which are 25 per cent, cheaper
f. an lh? -anie i|u;:!:ty can bu bought el-c.v here. The. recilar iut re.i.-c
to his list of customers for the I i?t three year-, bssrs ample testimony
to their qnalitv ahddurability.
WATSON. I.r>0 Chalh:un--t.. and lr,1 Bowery.
\. (j._Caps, al-o the most extensiv e assortment of Cap* of erery
description to be found ia the City, at prices corresponding.
Whslesnle dealers are particularly luvited to look at hi. Slock of
Bats and Caps while purchasing, and he as? m res them that every
article i, thoroagkly inspected previous to delivery. m73m
?tPBI.YG siTYI.E OF HATS.
CONAN f, 2S0 GRAND-STREET, would re-pe. ifnllv iu
Ibrm in- friend- thai he has introduced the SPRING STYLE
OF HATS, ami ns furnish hi. customers at all tunes with as
article equal in lightness, is?sh and durability to the first esta?
blishment* in She C||v.
\ large and fashionable assortment nl CLOTH CAPS on band.?
And intheseason of them, will heforsnle, a complete ntsortmeut ?f
Meu's and lUvV Leghorn and Straw Hats.
CONANT, Faahionnble Hatter, SSO Grand-st-,
I ml lw* uei,r A"cn. New-York.
TO THE FAsSSIIOtABLE.
TB MILLER'S LADIES' FRENCH SHOE STORE, 142 Caaal
. street, between Thompson and Sullivau-streets.?J. B. Miller
takes this onportunitv l? return bis sincere th .n;. to the Ladies ol
New-York Ins friends in particular) for the kind und liberal patton
ase evinced towards him si*ce his commencement in business, and
hopes, by an unremittiog attention, to merit n continuation of their
I fut'ine favors. - ,
! J |t V would d-o bes leave to inform the Ladn-s ia geue-al that
th- whole ofhi, I.a.lies' Shoe- will be completed iu the latest Frvr.ch
i stvl- under the supervision of Mr. Allen, (who for several years coa
' ducted the business of Mr. Lane, 1 Murray-street, now r.-ti-e-l iu the
I cooi.trvO and where . very article of taste, fitshion and beamy caa be
' ol.tained at the lowe.t possible price, and nnequaJled by any in the
Misses' and children's fhoes in rrsat v..rietv.
N B? I ..!..-- nre invited to call, and are assured that the richest
vs'r.rtv of color.- for the season, as well BS the quality of the article,
I c-nn..i be superceded bv any -tore in the eitv.
Merchants aud other, v. ill n..d it to their decided advantage lo carl
and purchase. Wholesale au.i retail, at
J. 11. MILLER'S. 142 Canal-straer,
ID BOSS RICHARDS basjnsi opened two of the me*t splendid
Boot and Shoe stores in lh? City?one at 300 Greenwich, corner
Spring and one at 934 Cannl^street; with nil new goods, u*ut quality
and ehoapesl ?, ike United States: all ?I... waul Ibe real genuine ,t
t K reals11 barsaius ever heard of, R've liic oil chap a call
.3.1? ES i'Altl.BsSHEO BOOT A A D SsHtMi.
' STORE.?WALKER & FREW e*|-:!> 'Worm their
f. ends and the public, that thev ke,-p the well known tttnd^rso. ?)
l". .I -trer:. ?li-rr thev have'on hand a large ami splenilld asaxtrt
in-.it of fashiouahie Uooi- s.n.I Sin*-. In thi.- assortment will he fou-.\>l
Men's R.s.t-. sl.."si. Svj, .TJ..VI. and *'t p? r pasr. Also. Yout'-'Rools,
81, *l.."si. and$2>l per pur. A'.-o. Lashes', Mi.--c.- and Children!
Buskin-. Tie- sad Sb;.pers. of ,|l colors urul f-.hi?i.-. and che*pe?t tn
th City. WALKER & FREW?Don Ta.stake the number,, 'sf.tO
Prem ihn Kaicker&ock-r fvr May.
5 OS G.
ET J?Mt? C. f?.?CITAL, ESQ.
The light ii dark: the hollow wia.J
Is breatni=r: faint src: low :
Tr.'.iir. lath to leave rny lore behiac.
Perforce away I go.
Away o'er mountain, and o'er raoor?
My guide, no friendly Mar:
No window light to lead me o'er
The heath, thst ?prearle afar.
Though ?iark the nirht, a darker shade
Hangs heavy rouad my heart,
How deep it sank, as cold she said
Those bitter wards: 1 We air; !*
We part, and ay. for ever too ;
My lore for thee brte gone.
I tamed, and hade no last adieu.
But wildly hurried on.
O ! on through i.cei and driving rain.
r*:;il let rne ever haste;
Day breaks not on my heart arain,
Life lies for ever waste.
Away o er mountain sad o er ne<x>r.
Though eold the rusty wind;
Xo light to cheer me on before?
Hope, love, ail left behind !
B A R N A BY_ R U DGE.
si Xcto aS'orfe bp list.
A s eri its of picture* reprcsentiDg t!ie streets of London in
the nisiht, even at the comparatively recent <iat? of this talc,
would present to the eye. something go very different in j
character from the reality which is witnessed in es? times,
dint it would !>o difficult for tho beholder to rccw'nwe his
most familiar walks, in the altered aspect of little moro than
1 half n century airo.
They were, one und all, from the broadest and be?: to the
narrowest and least frequented, very ilark. The oil atjd cotton
lamps, though regularly trimmed twice or thrice in the long
winter nights, burned feebly at the best: ami at B late hour,
whoa they were unassisted by the lamps and candies in the
?hops, cast but a narrow track of doubtful light upon the
footway, leaving the projecting dsors and house-fronts in the
deepest gloom. Many of the courts and lanes were left in
total darkness: those of the meaner sort, where one elim- i
mcring light twinkl'd for a score of houses, being favored in :
no slight degree. Even in these places the inhabitants had
often goad reason for extinguishing their lump as soon ns it
was lighted; and the watch being utterly inefficient and
powerless to prevent them, they did so at their pleasure.
Thus, in the lightest thoroughfares, there was at every turn j
?nin? obseur; and dangerous spot whither a thief might fly
for shelter, and few would care to follow ; nnd the city being j
belted round by fields, green lanes, wa?te grounds, and lonely
roads, dividing it at that time from the suburbs that have
joined it since, escape, even vvhero the, pursuit was Lot, was
It is no wonder thnt with these favoring circumstances in
full and constant operation, street robberies, often accompa?
nied by cruel wounds, and not unfrequently by loss of life, i
should have been of nightly occurrence in the very heart of
I.oudiMi, ur that quiet folks should have had greru dread of
traversing its streets after thu shops were closed. It was '
not unusual for those who wended home ahme at midnight, I
to keep the middle of the road, the belter to guard against !
surprise from lurking footpads ; few would venture to repair
at a late hour to Kentish Town or Hrtinpilcnd, or cvwh to
Kensington "r Chelsea, unarmed and unattended; while ho
who had been loudest and most valiant at the supper-table
or the tavern, and had but a mile or two to go. was glad to J
fee a link-buy to escort him home.
There were many other characteristics?not quite so dis?
agreeable?about the thoroughfares of London then, with ,
which they had been long familiar. Snme of the shops,
especially those to the eastward of Temple ltar, still adhered
tu the old practice of banging out it <ign ; and the erertkinr
and twinging of thcM boards in their iron frames on windy,
nights, firmed u strange und mournful concert tor the ears ol
those who lay awake in !???! or hurried through the street*. I
Long stands of hackney-chairs and groups of chairmen, com-'
pared with whom the coachmen of our day are gentle, and !
polite, obstructed the way and filled the air with clamor;}
night-cellars, indicated by n little stream of light crossing
the pavement and stretching ont half way into the road, ami j
by the stilled roar of voices from below, yawned for the re- j
ception and entertainment of the most abandoned of both i
sexes ; under every shed and hulk small groups ef link-boys i
earned away the earnings of the day: or one more weary
than the rest, gave way to slocp, and let the fragment of his
j lurch fall hissing on tho pusblied ground.
I Then there was the watch with stud' and innthorn crying
the hour, and the kind of weatiier : and those who woke up
; at his voice and turned them round in bed, wore glad to hear
it mined, or snowed, or blew, or fr?re, for very comfort's
sake. The solitary passenger was startled by the chairmen's
crv of " Hv your leave there!" a> two came trotting past
him with their empty vehicle?carried backwards to show
! its being disengaged?and hurried to the nearest stand.
I Many a privat- chair too, inclosing; some fine lady, mon
? stroosly hooped and furbelow od. and preceded by ruutiing
footnicn bearing flambeaux?tor which extinguishers are yet
, suspended before the doors of a few hou-es of the better
sot;?made the way gay and light as it danced along, and
darker and more dismal when it hud passed. It was not
, unusual for these running sentry, who carried it with a very
high band, to quarrel in the servants' hail while waiting far I
, their masters and mistresses: and, fulling to blows either '
j there or in the street without, to strew the place ot skirmish
with hair-powder, fragments of bug-wigs, und scattered nose-j
, gavs. laming, the vice which ran so high among all classes
, (die fashion being of course set by the upper), was generally
the cause of these disputes ; for cards and dice were us openly
j used, uud worked as much mischief, and yielded as much ex
'. citcment below stairs, as above. While incidents like these.
[ arising on: of drums and masquerades and parties at quad
' rille, wer- passing at the west end of the town, heavy stage
I coaches and scarce heavier wagons ware lumbering slowly
\ toward the citv, t . ? coachmen, guurd and passengers, aimed
I to tiie teeth, mid the conch?a day or so, perhaps, behind its
' time, hu: that was nothing?despoiled by bighuaytnen : who
' made no scruple to attack, alone and sing-le-ha tided, a whole
caravan of goods and men, und sometimes shot a pns-enger or
j two and were sometimes shot themselves, jus: us the case
'. might be. On the morrew, rutnors of this new act of dasing
; on the road yielded matter for a few hours' conversation
through the town, und a Public Progress of some tine gentle
1 man (half drunk) to Tyburn, dressed m the newest fa-hion
' and damning the ordinary with un>|ieakabie jallantry and
grac. furnished to the rntpulace. at once a pleasant excite
' nient and a wholesome and profound example.
Among all the dangerous characters, who, in such a state
of society, prowled a:..l skulked in the metropolis at night,
j there was one man. from whom many as uncouth and fierce
us he, shrunk with an involuntary dread. Who he was. or
i w hence h>- came, was ;. question often ask.-d. but which none
j cauld answer. His r.nmc was unknown, h" had never hw-n
. seen until within e'gh: days or ther.sab.jii--. ir.d was equally
a stranger to th- old rurrians, upon whose haunt- he ventured
', fearlessly, as to the young. He could be no spv, for he never
j removed his slouched hat to look about him, enreted into con?
versation with no man. hooded nothing that passed, listened
to no discourse, regarded nobody that came or went. But
so ?urelv as the dead of night set in, so surelv this man was
I in. the mid-t of the loose concourse in the night-cellar where
outcasts of every grade resorted j nail there he sat til! morning.
IL was n t only n spectre al their licentious feasts: a some?
thing; in the midst of their revelry and riot that chilled and
; baunteel ihetn; but out of doors he was the same. Directly
j it was dark, he was abroad?never in company with any one,
i but always alone; never lingering or loitering, but always
j wnl-iiig swiftiy; and looking (so they said who Lad seen
i him) over his -houider front time to time, aid as he did io
; quickening bis pace. In the fields, the lanes, the roads, is
ail quarters of the town?enst. west, north, and south?that
; man wa- seen cHci:nr; "n. like a shadow. He was always
I hurrying away. Those wao encountered hin-., saw h;:r. (teal
past, caug bl sight of the backward gisr.ce, and so Jos: hire
in the ^ar'r.r:"--.
This constaxt rostlsssnes- ami rl'ttin; to and fro. save rise
to strange stories. He was seen in such distant and remote
plares. at time. *o nearly taUyiag with i ica o:iier, that tome
doubted whether there were net ;w>i of them. ?r men?some,
whether he had not unearthly rn.?.n< ?:" traveling from spot to
j spot. The footpad hiding ia a ditch h id marked him passing
I like a ghost along its brink : the vagrant had met him us tiie
I dark high-road: the beggar had seen him pause upsu the
I bridge to look dawn at the water, and then sweep er? again :
Lftey who dealt in bodies with the surgeons ceuld swear ho
slept in ch lrehyrtrds. and that tney had beheld him glide
away among tiie tombs, on their approach. And a. :huv
told these stories to each other. one who had looked about
him would pui! his neighbor by tho sleeve, and thure be
would be among them.
At last, eue man?he was of those whose cemraerco lav
; among the graves?resolved to question this strange com- ]
panion. .Next night, when he iuul eaten hi* poor meal vo?
raciously (he was accustomed tssd. ".hat, lhe?- bad observed.
a< though hu had no other in the d-- ), this fo. V>w sat down
at his elbow.
" A black night, master .' "
"? It is a black night."
" Blacker than last, though that was pitchy too. Did n't i
: I pass you near the turnpike in the < Ixford-ruud .' "
" It 'a like you may. I do n't know-."
" Come, come, master." cried tho fellow, urged on by the
looks of his comrades, and slapping him on the shoulder:
'? be more companionable and communicative. Be more the
gentleman in this good company. There an1 tales among us
that you h ive told yourself to the devil, and I know not what."
" Wo all have, have wo not*" returned the stranger, look?
ing up. " If we were fewer in r.nmK'r, peruaps he would give
" It g'.rs rather hard with you. indeed," said the fellow, as
the stranger disclosed V.is haggard, unwashed face, und tora
clothes. "What of that 1 Bo merry, master. A stave of .
a maring sung now ? "
" Sing you, if you desire to hour one." replied tho other,
shaking him roughly otTj " and do n't touch me,, if you 're a
prudent man; I carry nrms which ??? oft" easily?they have
done so before now?and make it dangerous for strangers
who do n't know the trick of them, to lay hands Upon me."
?? \)>i you threaten?" said the fellow.
"Tes," returned the other, rising, ami turning upon him.
and looking fiercely round as if in apprehension of a general
His voice, and look, ?.nd bearing?all oxptcssive of the !
wildest recklessness nnd desperation?daunted while thev
repelled the bystanders. Although in a very different sphere
of action now, they were not with.ru: much of the effect they
had wrought at the Maypole Inn.
?? I nrti what you all are. and live as you all do." said the '
man, starnly. after a short silence. " I am in hiding here
like the rest, and if wo were surprised, would perhaps do my
part with the best of ye. If it's aay humor to be L'ft to
myself, let mo have it. Otherwise"?and here he swore a !
tremendous oath?" there'II be mischief done in this plae?.
though there are odds of a score against me."
A low murmur, having its origin perhaps in a dread of the .
man nnd the mystery that surrounded him, or perhaps in u
sincere opinion on the part of some of these present, that it
would bo an inconvenient precedent to meddle too curiously
with n geiitl"in:in's privat? affairs, if he saw reason to con- i
en! them, warned the fellow who had occasioned this dis?
cussion that he had best pursue it no further. After u short
lime, the strange man lay down upon a bench to sleep, and
when thev thought of him again, they found that he was gone.
Next night, as toon as it was dark, he w as abroad again ami
travers:ng the streets, he was before the locksmith's house I
more than once, but tha family were ?>ut, and it was close !
shot. This ni;'ht ho crossed Lend.in bridge and pas-ed into [
Southwark. As he glided down a bye street, a woman with
a little basket on her arm, turned into it at the other end.
Direetly he observed hor. lie sought tho ?heiter of an arch
way, and stood aside until she had passed. Then he emerged
cautiously from his hi.ling-place, ami followed.
She went into several shops to purchase various kinds of
household necessaries, and round every place at which sho
stopped ho hovered like her evil spirit: following her when
she reappeared. It was nigh eleven o'clock, and tho passen?
gers in the streets were thinning fast, when she turned, doubt?
less to go home. The phantom stiil followed her.
?She turned into the same bye street in which he had seen
her first, which, being free from shops, and narrow, was ex- 1
trcmely dark. She quickened her pace h., as though dis?
trustful of being stopped, and robbt 1 ofsiv. t trilling property
as sh- carried with her. He crept along on the nther side of
the road. Had she been gifted with the speed of wind, it
seemed as if his terrible shadow would have tracked her down.
At length the widow?for she it was?readied her own
door, and, panting for breath, paused to take the kuy from
her basket. In a flit sit and glow, with the haste she had
made, am! the pleasure of being safe at home, -he -looped to
I draw it out. when, raising her brad, she saw him standing
, silently beside her; the npparition of a dream.
i His hand was on her mouth, but that was needless, for her
tongue clove to its roof, and the power of utterance was gone, j
1 " I have been looking fur you many nights. Is the house
I empty? Answer me. Is any one inside?"
She could only answer by a rattle in her throat.
j " Make me a sign."
Sho seemed to indicate that there was no one there. He ,
took the key, unlocked the door, carried her in, and secured
it carefully behind them.
A Corkscrew Dirictio.v.?"Come up to my room. I
want to -ee you.'
" Where is your room ?"
! "In Sf. Charles Exchange."
?? Well, I believe there are several rooms in that house:?
how -ha!I I go to get to yours ?"
" Come right in and tum round left?come up one pair of
stairs, turn round left again, come forward, come up, turn
round, come up two pair of stairs, tura round three tinw;s,
come forward und kn.Hik at the <l?o "
"Stop?-don't you think I could > et there quicker if I was
to go down the middle and tip again, cross over, tsrn round,
forward two. dos-a-dos, Indian lib;, promenade, shake a -tick,
cut a stick, fiddle stick, dance around two pair of partners,
: and so follow my nose T"
" No, no, just follow ray direction, and you'll be ?uro to
i find me."
Tr^XSPLAXTISG Tricks.?Many trees are lost by setting
i them ton deep in tln-ir new bed. There is a natural anxiety
1 to do all that cat: be to nnk? a young fruit or orna
: mental tree live and flourish. By this anxiety many people
are influenced to place the roots deep, and to make a bellow
I or cup of earth around the trunk, thinking thus to give the
; roots greater protection ami abundant moisture. Perhaps
i the particular object- they havst in view are thu- accomplished.
I But they, by this conrse. place the ro*t* where they are too
cdd. and cannot perf.rrn their proper utfices. The most exj
perienced nursorv men in thi* vicinity inform us that the lat
! tend or horizontal roots should be placed about on a level
i with the surface of the ground; and that the other roots
should be allowed to lak* the same relative position in the
ground that they occupied, before the tree was taken up. Af?
ter the tree naS ;..,-? pruporlv placed, earth up over the
! roots letting the ground slope- from the tru::K It is a good
j course to dig a large and deep hole, and to fid it up t>y r
! placing the earth, and pW3g i" ?her eartn more fvrt.le.
Small stones in the bottom ?f mo hob s. have been found em
! inentlv serviceable to the crowth nnd health of trees. Or?
chard* have flourished ?eil wh.-re the trees have, been plaa.'d
j upon the surface of the ground without digging, and then
? a load of soil put upon each tree. Avoid getting tlsem much
I below (be surface of the surrounding soil. N. E. Farmer.
BROKEN B?SES?' PROSCRIPTION*.' -
F'ini 'he Washington Clch? o f January t>, IS*9.
- Ir tkkrk na ast has. in orricc would start*
if tcknjjd out, it is at 05C? as ar,;.**,, rOR ru ki
kotal. No one sboulsl be continued ia office w'n.\ in a
, (?(?u.-an.- like this, oinnot ?inK? sa kosest iivtm?-; nttd, if wo
know any thing of pubiir sentiment, the tint.- has corns when -
public men will bo required to work for their livin? as woll
; Is same, paper also is the following:
?? One of the duties impose*! ira the President elect is to ????
th'it the iaws ure faithfully executed?for this, he is respon?
sible to the people. How can. he expect that duly to be
faithfully done, il ne retains in stive :rw retainers ami parti
Bi of Mr. Clay, who have not only tilled the country with
slanders as to tho past, bat prognosticated the greatest evils
as to the future ? '
On the 14th of Januar?. 18'Jy, the Globo said: '* General
Jackson,in preferring Ivs friends to his enemies, will be Prest
idem of the ii itioa.'1 On the I7ih of the sunt? month, il sa:d :
?' One of the fundamental principles of our Government is,
that the will ot" the majority shall prevail; and, when any po
litical party gains n:i ascendancy over another, it is tu be pre?
sumed thnt t: will have the affairs of Govern men t administered
on its principals, particularly as the responsibility rassts with
it. and that individuals, having the interests and views of iho
party at haart, would be batter adapted to carry inte effect
its great ami leading objects than those opposed. Such was
tiie policy pursued by the great Jet'orsa*, whose wisdom,
purity atid patriotism no man can question."
On the 16th of the following March th<- Globe said :
?? We wonder it'the editors can be serious in expecting the
President to bo able to werk thnt qficient reform which the
people look tor at his hands, if he retains in office, to tho ?x
clusion of his friends aad tho advocate* of reform, those po?
litical enemies, lamiliarized to tin* abuse and corruption of
the preceding Administration ? "
Such was the language of the Wa?hingiou Globj in 1529.
fclow different is us language now !
In spite of a more fierce and unprincipled opposition than
any administration ever encountered, the good work* of the
Whig parry in this State proceed firmly and surely. The
Currency measures, the Militia Reform,' and the total aboli?
tion of Imprisonment tor Debt, crowned the last Whig Lo
gulature with imperishable honor. The present Legislature
is like to deserve even more of the public gratitude. The
policy of IV Witt Clinton for tho benefit of the Partner bos
been revived by the passage of the act for tin? promotion of
Agriculture. The law regulating Elections has been ordered
to a third reading. The act for the improvement of the
Common schools is in a similar state of forwardness. We
are -juito sure that the bill enlarging the allowance of Prop
erty exempt from Execution will become a law. Thsre is
much rouson to hope that ihe initiatory measure will be
adopted to bring within the nurture, of oar Schools all tho
children in the State. The Fublw Improvements ure cau?
tiously but firmly prosecuted under circumstances of pressure
and embarrassment unknown in the previous history of the
State. The Whig Legislature will, before its adjournment,
put the interests of the State in good condition, and then
comes the first session of n Whig Congress. Ths 2~? '*"
sury will bo abolished, b sound and uniform currency will be
restored, the Tariff will be revived,and the avails of the pub?
lic Lands then distributed. Then the prosperity of the coun?
try will l,o restored. Wlmt savour brother Whigs I Are
not the sijns auspicions ? Is then) not reason to exclaim.
Land ho ' [ Albany Evt>. Journal of Thursday.
Representation in tin State Legislature.?Some of the
journals in Connecticut nre urging the po?sy of asicui^g
the State Constitution so as to provide for a new scale of re?
presentation in the Legislature of that Commonwealth.
Under the present system, nearly all of tho old towns have
two representatives, and those newly formed bat one, no re?
gard living hud in either case to the population. Thus, Now
I lavcn, w iih a popu'ntiou of more lhaa 14,000, sends but (tee
members?while eight smaller towns, with an aggregate of
only 9,539, have sixteen. This, manifestly, accords but
badly with our theoretical connection between representation
and population. The Hurt ford Courier, which first broach?
ed tint subject, proposes to give ? ach town one Representa?
tive as its corporate right; and allow additional representa?
tion in proportion to the voters?1000 being the basis for a
second member; 1250 for a third; 1500 for a fourth, etc.?
allowing fractions tu be represented?a town having 100 on
the registry list being entitled lo a second Representative
one year in ten, at its option ; or)0, five in ten; 1 125, a third
one in tan ; - 100, three regularly, and an additional one year
Efforts will probably bn made to procure some action on
the subject at the present session of the Legislature.
American Steamships.?With reference to the contem
! establishment of an American line of steamers between
this port and England, tho Commercial Advertiser of Satar
' day has the following paragraph:
Contracts for building two of the ships have bean signed?
the models nru completed, and the limlsvr procured. The
. builders arc Messrs. Smith, Demon ami Comstock,well knows
as excellent naval architects The ship.j. are to bo C500 tons
each, and three hundred feet in lentrth. Each is to have two
engines of 400 horse power?equivalent to 1014 horse power .
according to English computation. The two are to be finished
; in eighteen months, and as -son as they are completed the
keels of the other two arc to be laid. They are to make the
passage from New-York to kinglind in ten days average ?
that is, the time allowed for the passage, under ordinary cir?
cumstances, is to be ten days, while, if favored by wind and
weather, the ships are expected to make the run in nine, or
j perhaps less; of course, w<ien the cirtnimstancesare unpro
.' pitious, the run may !>c protracted to twelve or thirteen days.
The negotiations with the Government of the United Stales
I for carrying the mail are not yet concluded, n?r nre they sas
ponded. It is not unlikely that a favorable arrangement will
be made to this eff.-.-t; but whether it is or nrst, the ships will
. be bc'lr. will commence running between New-York end Eng?
land, and will very speedily run off Cunord's packets and all
G*n. Leigh Read kiUei'-"-The Tallahassee. (Florida)
I Sent'msl of April 30th says !
?? We re<Tet to state thai Gen. Leigh Read, of this place,
was shot in the street on Monday mooting last, by Mr. Willis
Alston. He expired in ab* at fourteen hours afterward. We
1 forbear making any comments, as the affair will undergo a
\ legn! investigation. Two other persons were (accidentally,
we presume-) wounded?one severely, though we trust not
Receiver of the B'tjnlo 6Vy Bank.?Th? Buffalo Repnb
; liran of Tuesday states that ex-Governor Marcy has roaigned
this ofitce, and lhat Geo". W. Newell has been appointed in
. his place.
ZZT In the list of passengers by tire Kritannia we observe
1 the name of Rev. Robert BAtHO, ?ho has been for some
time in Russia. ^
i 'a?t of War.?There were ?luin by sea and land, during
: tSe but war between England and France. 2.100.000 men.?
The cost to England wa- ? 1,0 j8.000.000. the greater part
' of which is still unpaid in the National Debt!