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THURSDAY MORNING, Dr.C. 16, 1841.
JCT ' A Su! scribcr ' ?ho ?n'o for the Official Vom for
Governor at the late Flection in Massachusetts, is inform ?!
?hat it is. never declared uutil after the mcetinr of th1
L"trii|aiure in January. He may be sure of findiDir nl
Official Canvasses in the Tribune very soon after (if not
before) their appearance any where else.
XT Fcrarticles on the Metisagc.Poland. WTliteslOWTi
Banit, 'from Correspondents.,! The Orphans' Fair.::
Niblo's, Educanon Convention. &c. Nonces of R*ew
Publications, and records, of Courts on Tuesday, sec
TT For the conclusion of the Story of 1 Deaf Un?
cle Jeffrey and the Little Old Maid.' tee Last P.igtr
ID' For City Intelligence see next Page.
j>? The Home Ltngue.
We proceed now to show that the Democrat
' party, in the days when its name was not so point-,
s edlv contradictcd by its acts, was foremost in the
advocacy of Protection. It is a matter of nototi
ety that the Tariffs of 181b" and 1824 were im?
posed by a large majority of the Democratic votes
in Congress in opposition to a large majority of the
Federal votes. But let us come nearer homo:
The Tarnmany Party were originally the friends
of the cause we advocate. Even in this city, the
locus rif foreign influence, the Society of Tammany
in the days of her strength deliberately and openly
avowed the principles of Protection even to pro?
hibition, in October, l<i\'J, the Tammany Society
sent forth to the Public an Address drafted by a
Committee of Seven, which was twice distinctly
lead at two several weekly meetings, arid d?-!il>.
rati'lv considered and discussed at four several
weekly meetings previously duly notified]. It wa?
addressed not only to its own members, but to the
members of its several branches. The Country
was then suffering sorely under the effects of the
Last War, and the consequent influx of foreign
manufactures after the Peace. We quote from
this Address t
" As to the inundation of the country by foreign
goods, that ii a subject of wide magnitude a:.d
most nidienl interest to the American people. A
remedy for this evil would be precious as rubies to
him who values the institutions of Iii? country and
?.?lories in its indigenous greatness.''
" The remedy for all this is one most gratelul la
the American ear and neatest to the Amerii an
heart. It is the encouragement ol our own manu?
Another extract will show the remedy, and here
?s?, have it:
" The remedy against our being surcbai Tr,> I with
foreign goods and the means of introducing manu?
factures, is to forbid entirely the importation "i
articles which can be, mi any tolerable tern:--.
manufactured by ourselves."
La case of a deficiency is die Revenue, ihe Ad
" Let the Public Lands ?upply the deficiency.*'
Aftct combating the idea thut employment in
factories is unhealthy, and iceurring to the inde?
pendence it would secure, the Address goes on a*
"Another benefit, not among the least, would
be the exclusion of all foreign agent*, whetbet
Scotch, English, French or German. Tins species
of cormorant character holds in his hands the cap
ital of some man abroad who never intended lo
step his fool on our shores, and with this capital
extracts from the country its traffic on a perfi I
commercial equality with the American cili/.cn."
"As the United State* arc inhabited by mote
foreign agents than any nation on earth in propor?
tion to their population, it will appear, upon caleu
lation. that thi* is a very improvident modo ol
palling with the national treasure. Banish the
foreign goods as far us our manufactures under the
magnanimous raro ol Congress can brinish them,
and the visits of those vultures would soon cease
In their place would stand the poorest manufa tu
rer, receiving a fair profit for the fabrics ol bis
Commerce, it i? contended, would not essential?
" The commercial eupitul would shift to other
objects of direct ?r circuitous commerce not affect?
ed by manufactures, and mach increased by our be?
coming carriers; and a portion of our merchants,
who have been tossed on the precarious ocean ol
foreign commerce, might bugled of an oppottunity,
sanctioned by the pHtinnage of the government, ol
vesting their capital in manufacturing institu?
The rapid increase of out agricultural popula
tion, and the ample vent they would afford for out
mnnufiictnres, is also referred to. The perfect in?
dependence we might secure in war and peace?
our country, in the language of the usldtc--.
"seems to be in itself almost an epitome of thi
world." We conclude with one more quotation :?
"The warn of reciprocity, or rather the wise in?
ternal policy of other nations as to the rights ol
foreign agents, ihe aonsumption of foreign produc
tion, and the discouiagenient of foreign manufac
ture, are to us loud warnings to draw te ourselves
and cheiifh the indigenous strength with which
providence has blessed us."
These are some of the official doctrines, publish?
ed and circulated as correct by the Tammativ Se
eiety. It will no doubt be asked, why is it thai
this venerable Society has been represented by tiicu
of directly opposite principles i" We answer,
through the influence of British agents. William
Coleman, former editor of the Post, was notori?
ously all his life the advocate of British inteicst*.
Through his influence over the importing mer?
chants, mostly Whigs, C. C. Cambreleng, the lat<
Member of Congress, who had, by tliu aid of the
British interest, obtained a nomination, was elect?
ed. The importing interest went in a body foi
him, without which he could not have been elect?
ed with principle* *o directly opposed to ihe par;;,
which he was to represent. He has signally rc
paid lite importing interest of our city. The wholi
occupation of importers is now nearly extinct, am
by means of the policy which be advocated. I i?
was a native ot another State, a south era er in feel?
ing, and the sympathy uniformly manifested to?
wards the city to which he was indebted for all thi
distinction he lias ever attained, we leave hi* acts
To our knowledge, those principles liave nevei
been disavowed by the Tammany Society: the)
Hie now its recorded creed. With what face does
the young tyro in Democracy who wields the pci
of the Post denounce principles which the veterans
of ihe Society have made sacred I It cannot In
aaid that there is an excuse for the abandonment
ot these principles by these unfaithful servants ol
Tammany, for since the Address the cords ol
foreign rctiictioa against us have been drawn
closer and closer. The practical effects of the
Corn Laws?the Colonial Regulations?the mo?
nopoly of the direct trade by Great Britain, as
evidenced by the disappearance of nearlv even
American importing merchant?all show that thei'i
promise, of reciprocity have been wholly delusive
It now only lemainj to speak of the Conserva
lives, who, as far as we have observed, have been
generally on the side of American interests. With
the influence of a large majority of the three great
Faroe* of our Slate?with the combined interest
of all Last and West down to the Cotton States
bUrectij favoring a wholesoma protective law. it
remains to i> seen whether the exertions and
money of comparatively a handful of foreign
??vnts. seconded by tb? Niillificrs, are destined
to keep us tributary and in a worse condition than
when we were Colonies. Are we to continue
our open ports when the staple commodity?the
Grain?of ibree-fourths uf the L'aion is excluded ?
Ar" we to continue to be amused with imported
free trade homilies until every Bank in our countrv
is bank: apt. and our Currency utterly annihilated !
-Nothing but a united, extended "Lea'.i'k" will
s ;>:?,.-. v.?The Legislature as??itn:>ied on Mon
'. day week, and the Message of Gov. Bigger was
: delivered on the following day. He states that
the aggregate length of all the lines of Internal
Improvement-in the State is 1291 miles, and the
I estimated cost of the same $19,914,424. Up to
I this time only 231 miles have been completed, at
: an aggregate cost of $3,164.628. And yet the
; State i- now involved in debt to the amount oi
$15,088,146 i The excess has been created by
borrowing to pay interest, and by selling the bonds
of the State to those w ho have not paid for them,
or entrusting them to unfaithful agents. The
'suspended' debt thus due the State from the
Mortis Canal Company is $2,146,000 : from othet
Companies $894,000; property taken from the
Cohens $341,000: in all $3,331,000, which is
pretty nearly a dead loss. The annual interest
which must be paid by the State amounts tc
$615,000. This heavy liability, the Governoi
says, the State is unable to meet at present. Het
revenue for the current year is estimated al
$459 884 : and her ordinary expenditures tor ne\i
I year at only $92,750. We are confident she wili
work out yet: but she ought to lay on the taxes ai
once, and pay her interest promptly.
ARKANSAS is prubablv about to follow the lead
of her Loco-Foco sister Mississippi, und repudiatt
a portion of her Debt! It seems that tne Statt
loaned her bonds to a large amount to cicate and
sustain her Real Estate Bunk, like true" Divorce
of Bank and Stute' Loce-Focos as most of bet
People and Legislators mostly are. Of these
Bonds $500,000 were regularly and fully endorsed
over to the North American Banking and Trust
< 'otnpany of ibis City, to raise funds upon. Th*
N. Am. Trust Co. pledged them to Messrs Hal
ford & Co. London Brokers. Thus they stand:
the N. Am. Trust lias gone out: th?' Real Estate
Bank and the State of Arkansas refuse to pal
either principal or interest, nlledging in bar the
frauds of their agent, the N. Am. Trust! Ol
course, if this ground be tenable, no paper security
can ever be considered safe or negotiable. His
Excellency Gov. A. Yell, in communicating the
determination ot the Stale to the unfortunate hold?
ers of her bonds, is as abusive and insulting a^ n
Scoundrel who believes he has the advantage of In
victim would be likely io show himself.
KT" Boston on Monday elected Whig Charter
(Ifhcers. The aggrvgate vote for Mayor ???. m>
For Jonathan Chapman, (regular Whig.).. .4,691
" Charles Leighton, (grocery Whig). 578
Scattering, (none Loco-Foco).
Kor Charles G. Greene, Loco.. .3,537. 5/49G
Whig vote over Loco. 1,959. Chapman ovei
ail, 355. So Hon. Jonathan Chaasian is rc
The Whig Ticket for Aldermen is likowise
chosen entire; the Whig Haid Tickets in seven
and the Loco in three Wards ; in two there is no
[Cr1 " A i abama Ere? r .'" exclaims the Albany
Argus, ovei an announcement that Alabama will
refuse; to receive her share of the Public Land
Distribution.?Docs the Argus desire that New
Ysrk shall be erect tu like manner I An answci
Lecture on Musk .?The Lecture before the
New Yerk Lyceum Ust evening, was delivered by
Lowell Mason. Use]., upon the subject of Music,
of which he is so eminent a Professor. He con?
sidered the science under its three divisions of
concert, sacred and devotional music?developing
the prominent characteristics of each. He ear?
nestly urged tlitit Music should be made u branch
of education in early childhood, and pointed out
the many and serious obstacles which hinder it?
cultivation among us. The ordinary style of our
fashionable music was satirized with point and et
feet, and the lecturer introduced many anecdotes
establishing or illustrating his positions. Wc should
have gladly presented a sketch of his remarks did
our space permit. It was listened to by a large
and attentive audience.
GO" An attic!-- in our paper of last Friday, on
the case of the I'nited States vs. Reeside. assumed
that the suit was commenced by Mr. Granger, as
Postmaster General. We have since learned that
such is not tlie fact; the suit having been com?
menced by Mr. Kendall. The correction strength?
ens our inference of extravagance and mismanage?
ment of the Loco-Foco administration of the Post
KLf The citizens of Franklin County lately held
a meeting at Melone, and adopted a memoria,
praying the Stute to construct the Ogden-burgl.
und Lake Champlain Railroad. We regtet that
the prcspecta of tbis work are not as good us we
could wish. While the Counties through which
the lload is to run give a decided majority for a
Senator pledgs?d to oppose it. its chance rrmst be
ET5 The sale of pews in the Methodist Episco?
pal Trinity Church at Philadelphia took place on
Monday. The number of pews seid, us well as
the amount of the premiums offered, was unex?
pectedly large. The highest premium obtained
on any one pew was $165. The total amount of
premiums was over $2,000, and the total amount
ot" rates over flS.O??.
ZT The ladies attack-id to Emamiel Church.
Brooklyn, held a Fair yesterday in the basement o:
their new building in Sidtiey Place. The articles
exl il ited were chiefly the manufacture of the Di
rectresses and tlieir lady friends, and were ;u?t such
is ladies only could make. They were tastefully
arranged, and the sparkling eyes of the s<;.V.-~e
tuade sad lnvoo among the purses ot" the young gen?
tlemen. The Fair will be continued through this
day and evening.
By t?i? aorninc's Southern Bail.
Washincton Correipondcnce of The Tr bunt".
- TutiOiT. Dec. 14.
In the H?l se of RerREs enta t 1 ves, to day, pe?
tition- being in order, were presented in consider
uble numbers from the States of Maine, New
Hampshire, Vermont. Massachusetts. Rhode Is?
land, Connecticut and New-York.
Mr. Adams presented a number on the subject
of Slavery, for the repeal of the laws by which the
inhabitants of the free States arc compelled to de?
fend ttte institution of Slavery in cases of insurrec?
tion. &c. and for the alteration of laws on this sub?
ject, which were referred to the Committee on the
He pre-ented one for the abolition of slavery in
Li/lorida. Bei;.? informed by the Speaker that t his
was not receivable, he requested the Clerk to file
on the petition ' not received under the rules of the
House." that it might appear to the petitioners
why ilrsir petition was not received. The Speak?
er replied that there was no rule requiring this.?
Mr. A. ?aid by tiiu rule, nine-tenths of the petitions
of his constituents were rejected from this Bouse,
while all petitions coming from south of the line?
that ill-fated line?(Mason ?t Dixon's)?were re?
ceived. He came from that portion of the coun?
try whose rights were suppressed by the rejection
of petitions. He did hope, after three decisions
of the House against ibe 21st rule. He was here
i called to order by the Speaker.
He next presented a petition prayiag that Abol?
ition petitions should be received equally with
! others : the reference if which petition be moved
! to u Select Comtnitee of nine members to be in
? sjtructed to report a resolution rescinding thu 21st
Tbis was a step beyond the endurance cf the
anti-Abolitionists, who had listened to th?* 'vener?
able gentleman.' anticipating no doubt, the pursu?
ance of his favorite cuurse?the presentation of
Abolition petitions, by the rule excluded; and Mr.
MriRtwfltiER of Georgia moved to lay the peti?
tion on the table. The Yea. and Nay- were taken
on this, und the motion failed by Yea.- 87, Nay- 92.
The question then being on its reference to u
Select Committee, with instructions to rescind the
21st rule, Mr. RUKTT moved a '.-all of the House :
the motion being carried, and the roll called, 193
members an-we red to their names. A motion was
made by Mr- Calhoun to dispen-e with furthei
proceedings oh the call; on this the yen- and nays
I weir taken, and were, yeas 90, nays I'll?the
! SteaKer decided the tie by an arrirmative vote.
Mr. Meriu eiher here raised a point of ordet'
that the question on reference could not be taken,
but that the petition,as giving rise to debate, under
the rule-, be laid ovnrone day. This point w as sus?
tained, and the petition laid over till to-morrow;
when no doubt both parties will be prepared with
spirit to debate this exciting question. Mr. Adams
continued presenting Iiis petitions, many of w hich
were from women, from Ohio, New York, Boston,
und elsewhere; some of which were entirely re?
jected, opposition being made to m11?and some
laid over till to-morrow, for reference to the Select
Committee proposed by him.
The rules of the last Session of the Cb'tli Con?
gress were adopted some days since, until dis?
placed by oiliers. and uot. as stated, for fifteen
days only. The resolution making the report of
' the Committee on Rules the special order fot
Thursday luel ha.- since been laid on the table, by
which the subject of their permanent adoption is
postponed for a time, during which Mr. A. will bu
obliged to submit to this " infamous" rule.
Mr. FlLLMOBE, on leave, introduced u bill mak?
ing appropriations for the present session of Con?
gress, which was twice read ami referred to the
Committee of Ways and Means. To this, (pto
vtding for their ow n pay,) no member objected.
On motion of DlXON H. Lewis, the use of the
Hull was granted to the Agricultural Convention
to-morrow at 4 o'clock.
The House then adjourned.
In the Senate, the Standing Committees were
announced. The Committee ?n Foreign Rela?
tions is composed of Mussrs. Rives, Benton, Tall
madge, Clioate and Buchanan, und the Committee
on Finance, of Messrs. Kvntis. Maiigum, Bayard,
Berrien und Woodbury. But few alterations have
been made in the remaining Committees from the
Numerous petitions were presented, and bill
public and private introduced. The following are
arnom; the bills: by Mr. Williams?v bill to pay
the State <<l Maine for the services of her militia
in defending the North-Kastern Boundary ia 1839;
bv Mr. Prkstiss?to establish a Board of Com?
missioners to examine claims against the United
Slates; by Mr. Peirce?to provide f.sr invalid
i pensions to certain Cherokee Indians, aec.tding
I to the treaty of 1835 : by Mr. Fii.tos?a bill to
allow a draw back on foreign merchandize in origi?
nal packages exported from Santo Fe and Mexico
to the United States; by Mr. Bekkien?to pay
the Sprites of Georgia. Florida and Alabama for
the services of their militia.
Mr. Mam. i'm introduced the resolution of which
he yesterday gave notice, fot the appointment of a
Committee, on the printing of Kxecutive docu?
ments and other matters. Hi- object was to cut
orT all unnecessary priming.
The Senate then went into Executive Session.
The rostmaster General's Report was
crowded out of yesterday's Intelligencer by the
Report of the Secretary of the Navy. We shall
undoubtedly receive it to-night.
MuTLSl and Mtrder.?The New Orleans pa?
pers of the -ith contain the following account of a
revolt of Slaves at Sea: it is said tkat the partics
iir- are confirmed by the commander of the ves?
sel. The brig Creole. Capl. Enson. from Rich"
morrd :o New Orleans, wiih tobacco, 13j Siaves
ar.d several passengers, was seized on the 7tii ult
by die Slaves, who killed and wounded stveral of
the whites in the contest. It appears that at about
! 9^ P. M. after the passengers and crew had re
; tired, the Slaves mutinied and murdered a passen?
ger named Heweil, owner of part of the Neerees:
They wounded the captain and ene of the
; hands dangerously, the chief mat eand another of
, the hands severely. But littue defence could be
? made, as the victims were totallv unprepared tor
an attack, and hod bot one musket on board, while
the slaves were armed with pistols, knives and
; bluigee-ns made by cutting up handspikes. There
is reason to behave that the whole plot was ar
I ranged before they left Richmond, Having ob
i tained possession ot the vessel, they broke open the
I trunks and ransacked the whole cargo. They
spared the lives of ths mate, passengers and a
part of the crew, on condition they should be taket
immediately to Abaco. an English island. Forced
to ober, the crew set sail and arrived at Nassau.
N. P. on tba 9th ult.
On landing, a guaid was placed *vn board the
vessel bv the Governor of New Providence, a: the
request of tho English Consul, to prevent the
slaves from going ashore; and upon an investiga?
tion, nineteen slaves were identified as having par?
ticipated in the murder. These were placed in
confinement until further orders, the Governor re?
fusing to send them to America. The remainder
were ->'t tree.
The Report of the Slcretart of the
Nsvy.?This document, which we receive this
morning, is very long and elaborate. It occupies
above seven columns of the Intelligencer, and
gives a full and detailed account of the cendtiion
? t" o;:r Navy and many suggestion* and recom?
mendations as to its increase, Of course we can ]
say but little concerning it to-day t we shall merely j
note some of its- prominent point*.
The Secretary recommends an increase of the
vessels employed in suppressing the slave trade on
the Coast af Africa.?the revision of the law- and
regulations of the service.?the reorganization of
the Navy Department by increasing the nuaaier t.t
clerks and in other ways, and the rapid increase ot
the Navy as fast its mean-will aimit. With refer?
ence to this latter recommendation we make from
the report the following interesting extract:
A war between the United States and any con?
siderable maritime Power would not be conducted
at ttiis dav as it would have been even twenty years
ago. It would be a war of incursions, aiming at
revolution. The tits: blow would be struck at us
through our institutions. No nation, it is presumed,
would expect to be successful ov>r us tor any
length of time, in a tuir contest of arms upon r-ar
own soil t ami no wise nation would attempt it.?
A more promising expedient would be so iitht. in
arraying what are supposed to be the hostile elc- ;
menu of ?cr soc:hI system against on" another.?
An enemy so disposed, and tree to land upon any
part of our soil which might promise success to
nis enterprise, would be armed with a four-fold
power of annoyance. Of the ultimate result of
?.uch incursions, we have ao reason to be afraid;
but, even in the best event, war upon our own soil
woul i be the mote expensive, the more embari
sins, and the more horrible in its effects, by com?
pelling us at the sam-- time to oppose an enemy in
the field and to guard against attempts to subvett
' our s'-cittl -ystems.
Heretofore we have found tn the shnl'iowness
of many of our waters security, to a certain
extent, ag-tinst invasion by sea. So long as ttia-t
time war- were conducted in vessels of large size
and great draught we had little to apprehend from
? them axsept at a few point-, and these were sus?
ceptible of adequate defence on land But this -e
eumy can no longer be relied on. The application
of steam pow er to vessels of w ar, und the improve?
ments which have recently been made in artillery,
are destined to change the whole system of mari?
time war. Stenmboutsof light draught, and which
may ea-ily be transported across the ocean in ves?
sels of a larger class, may invade us at almost any
poii.t of our extended coast, may penevate the in?
terim through our shallow rivets, and thus e\p"-e
half our country to hostile attacks. The celerity
with which these movements could be made, the
facility with which they could change the point of
attack, would enable an enemy, with a compara?
tively small feree. to harrtss our whole seaboard,
and to cany all the horrors of w ar into the secure
retreats of our people. The effect of these incur?
sions would be terrible everywhere, but in the
southern portion of oar country they might, and
probably would, be disastrous in the extreme.
It is obvious that a war thus conducted must be
successful to a very great extent, in spite eiiall the
defences on land which we could contrive. Nothing
less than the conversion of half our country into a
militaty garrison could protect us against it. Such
is the exposed condition of oar country, such is the
character of our institutions, and -uch the position
of our people, that a population of tw ice our pre?
sent number, under tho best possible military or?
ganization, would avail us but little. Whilst the
combined Powers of the world could not subdue
us, even a secondary naval Power could avoid mir
land defences, set our armies at defiance, and pro?
secute against u? a war intolerably harresting and
The single question, then, which we have to de?
cide, in reference to this subject, is. where Hud bv
whom shall those buttles be fought, which may
hereafter become necessary in defence of our pro?
perty, our institutions, our honoi, and our lives.'
Shall we meet the enemy upoH the ocean, with
men trainod and disciplined for the contest, or -ut?
ter him to hind upon our shores, trusting to a scat?
tered and harassed people to expel hirn from their
farms and their fuesides .' This question udrnits
of but one answer. But it is worse than i.lle to
suppose that all those high interests to which 1
have alluded can be adequately protected by our
present naval force. Four thousand mdes of ex?
posed sea and lake coast, a foreign commerce scat?
tered through the most distant seas, and tt domes?
tic trade exposed alike upon the ocean and upon
our interior water,, are, it. effect, surrendered to
tfie enemy, when they are entrusted to the ?protec?
tion of some tw enty ships in commission.
If these views bo not altogether deceptive, the
policy of increasing eur Navy, without further de?
lay, is obvious. How far it shall be increased, the
wisdom of Congress will decide. Looking to it as
the chief, if not the only adequate defence of our
cwumry against those wars of incursion from which
so much evil is to be apprehended, I respectfully
suggest that we cannot safely stop short s?f half the
naval force of the strongest maritime Power in the
woild. Our policy is peace, and we do net pro
nose to ourselves a war of aggression in any en*'.
except so far as may Be necessary as a measure of
defence. It is not probable that any nation could
detach from other service more than one-fourth of
its whole navai force, to attack us upon our ow n
coast; so that, after deducting such pan. of our
force as we could not employ ut all, aad such part
j as we should be compelled to employ elsewhere,
we might reasonably hope to repel from our shores
any maritimo Power, with only half its force in
?hips. With less than this, our fleets would serve
only to swell the triumphs and feed the cupidity of
our enemy. It is better to have none at ail than to
have less than enough. I am aware that this great
increase of our naval power cannot be effected in
any short lime. I propose it only as the object at
which our policy ought to aim. and towards the
attainment of which your measures ought to be
steadily directed. An annual appropriation, as
iiberal a* the mean* of the Treasury will in a few
years accomplish all that is desirable.
Tte Secretary thinks that no new l.ae ot" battle?
ships are needed, but recommends a large ad?
dition to our frigates of the first class. Ho urges
also the establishment of higher grades in the
service, and the creation of the rank of Admiral.
The Marine Corps, he thinks, should also h*i in?
creased. He suggests the propriety of estabiish
! ing a Naval School?of revising the laws for the
' government ot" the Marine Corps, and asks appro?
priation* to support tie Squadrons.
The Navy of tn? United States is composed of
eleven ships of the line?fifteen frigates of the first
ciass?two frigates of the second class?eighteen
sloop* ot war?two brigs and four schooners?four
steamers?besides three ?r.ore 'hips, three vessel*
used as receiving vessels, and rive *mail schooners.
?\ e shall teter to the report again to-morrow.
man named James Griffin lo*t his life on
Tuesday at Baltimore by falling over a preci pice
g ? ? _ ? ?
From Rio Janeiro.?Date.-to the6;h ult. fr?m
R:o de Janeiro have been received at Baltimore
bv the brig Arn which anrived t: that port on Tee
day. No political intelligence of importance ha
been pabliihed. Busine? is dull, through the
scar ity of money. Flour a: Buenos Ayres is ?tili
Later from Texas.?It seems that quite aa
active business is now carried on in the article ol
Texas Sal:. Immense bed- of it are found in th>
West, and precured with no oilier trouble than
carrying it away.
Ail tre Texas papers proclaim their disbelief :??
the latest rumor relative to the Santa Fe Expe?
dition. Our private correspondent write.-as fol?
There is a rumor arloat that the advance guard
of the Sans Fe Expedition was cut off by tt.e Mex?
ican* on this side ?>t* their point of destination, but
it is not !>elieved by any. The report of their safe
arrival and peaceable reception, as reported by thr
Monterav papers, is most likely the truth. ?'.?
hope and expect to hear some.hing definite from
them in a few days.
Our Congress is doing but little a: present, pr.r
bablv waiting the inauguration recommendations
of the new President. A bill has" passed one or
two readings in the House to recallor stop the
Navy from "uniting with Yucatan ncamst the .Mex -
cans", but I hope and believe it will not become a
law. ' [N. 0. Pic
LLT T he t: iri.T. to quash the indictment against
Nicholas Bi.idle was argued yesterday in the Court
of General Session? in Philadelphia by John M.
Read; Esq. his counsel. Mr. Cbwperthvratte did
not appear when called upon, and the Couit di
rcoted a Bench warrant to be served upon him.
TT v. t lion is Vais;?Scarcely, .?.!.?>? passes but we
hear of some u?-- siak ?Uli Consumption whom it 1? laid
nis physician hss gtscti over auo ?ii hope is i?.n.
m nan a timel) use of Dr. She-m in'-, Cough Lotenge?, the
Seeds ?f Co. -umpuoti arc -ratter d. ind tue patient raised
tu health jud tutor. Tae ? xpetience of divines,lawyers,
and ..v. r -eten thou- Old cure- performed in Boston full;
prove that these Lozeugcs are the best reined;, fot
cough- an l colds no* in use. Children cry for them,and
Children die without their.
It is a well kuown fact that Worm.- negle.-ted in i lul l
reu, soon bastes] consumption, at ?! ends ia Death, Sbe
msa's Losenges have never failed to cause a cure, ?nd
that eveu when all oilier means have failed. They are
extremely pleasant to take, and are very eisily adminis
tered to children.
'? oh ' My poor head ' exclaims the dyspeptic, and the
nervous man, wbea bis head seems bur?tiug with pan
and the bottle of H irt.-li->ru and Rachael's ?natT fail lo
g.ve relief Try the great and only remedy. Ladies and
Geut'emen?Sherman's IL a l iehe Losenges.
Bich Acut:.?I cannot sleep, I < auiiot eat ? ell. nor stand
upright, said Mr A and Mr I! nad many others. 'Oh
de ir what a pain I'exclaim a dozen m ire Ho at once,
geall mien, and provide yourselves with Sherman s Poor
Man's l'!:is:er. an i lo all v..or (lain is gone.
HT K em the Boston Courier I? We see by an miver
tisenieol in aiioilicr column that Hi ssrs. Cnmstock & Co ,
the Agent* for Ordridge's Halm of Columbia, h..,n depu
lira to tell that .rtn-i? in Boston and elswuere. Wo know
a lady of this city whose hair was so ue.tt |v gone as to . v
pose entirely her phrenological dovrl.>pemeiits, which,
considering that th-y betokened n most amiable disposi
lion, was not ia reality very unfortunate Never?hele-f
she mourned ine los- of locks thai she had worn, and after
a > ear's fruitless resort 10 miscalled restorative*, purcli.
ted seme months ^go, i botileot two pfOldrkJge's Balm,
and she his now hag ? ?. in rich profusio1, glossy, and ie
raven darkuoss. V\care not puf?ip-nono oftho coin
modity has been rent to u an I, Indeed, we do nut ?um
any, for thougii a were obliged to wear a wig a ycai
aco. we Vwvc no r, through it< vrluc, hair e-iou-li, -.ud el
a passable qualit*, of our o-.?u.
WeaJn- uurreaders to pr can this Ba*mat7l Mai
d n Lane, the oulv id tee a!. rc u eso he had, as *? havt
knswu several similar mst nccs in ikui itj.
CT Merit w it.!. n.nd its way.?When Pease k S i
first offered their Horehound Candy t" the public and
narrated iia value, many people laughed at the idea "i
Candy ?sa medicine Well, what haa been the re-uli ' ?
Why, the puMic have become coovioced that it is not ub
solutely n?ccssary to have a medicine nauseous to do
good. This old fashioned rlo-ilrinn it exploded. For
Coughs, Colds aud complaints of the L?ne?, then; is ro
tbing liku Pea? ;'s Can y. Call at 4,*> Division-street.
tsold by most of tue respectable grocers in the city.
ET The Pil"?.?The prie-j. $1. is relusded to any per
-on who will use a i otlle, of Hav's Liniment for the Piles,
und return the empty bottle without being cured. The-,
are the positive terms, and tho only true to be leund st 71
WaiTI.vc 1- lOEe?If you arc a poor writer, the Guide
is a perfect self-instructor, and will makn you perfect iu
the art at your residence or respective place of bu.-iuess
For sale at 936 Broadway.
XT Tmb Lokgs ?''ouitn, und eold? shonl I not be im
glecio.i Th > load to Consumption. COVKKT'e-BALM
OF LIFE ia the suf st ami uio-t sure remedy. See
' the following! from anvuie Dumeroaa others.-?
Fn in the Rev. I). M ore.?I i 1825 my luuc- became
riously diseased, und continued so for nearly fourteen
years, and about six months since I was attacked with a
chronic bronchitis, wh'cb, occasioned me much pain and
' distress attended by dilficu't breathing, and pains... vari
I ous parts of the cle'st. In March last, I purchased a bot
I He ?f Rev. I. Covert's .'Inl-i of Lifu. and the effect las
been, that my breathing is about as free as before I was
taken, mi chronic oroccliili? nearly if not ?llngeiher cur
l ed. siul the pains of ihn c est have '"heided. I hnve
great confidence in lha B iliu of Life, and thn k it a good
and -afj medicine. HAVID MOORE.
Aursliii-, N. V, Aug 21, I*"?!'.
For -ale it th- two principal oAses, 131 Nassau, and
Ii)? Fulton streets; also, 143 Water street. 110 Broad -
: way, III A-tor lloui ?. " I M lid M Lane. -[I ai d HMI Fulton
, street 7? K st Broadway, Cd I and 771 Broadway, 247 Jlud
| sircct, 63; 11') and KS U ? >ery. si Di isiofl streeL
CT Howe's Ifygciue horehound Csndy is a desirabl?
article to euro Cough-. Colds, Ac It is surprising, yet
: such is the fact for a few pence, in a few hours Couch?
and Cold* niaj be cured which, unattended, too often to
produce sickness and end in death.
l Bietorioal Seciciy Leclmrea?DOCTOR
SPARKS will deliver the Seventh Lecture of h'? Course
at the Taberacle, THIS rhureday) EVENING, Dec. 16,
commeacing at half past 7 o'clock.
Subject?The Nival Oji-ra iouj of the Revolution.
Tickets at ike door. Siegle evening, SS cents. dlO It
I [ffechanica' Iweiiltste.?The annual moci
ing fsr the election uf Officers ami Directors of this lasti
late, will be held at the Rooms, City Hall, on Thursday
ekeiiine the 16th insL, commencing at 7J o'< lock.
N. B.?Agreebly to a Resolution of the Institute, adopted
on tin: 7th InsL, lbs names of those members, who, on the
1st day r.f January next, -hall be :n arrears for more than
three >ears' dues, shall be trickeu fro" .he nooks.
dl l 3t" PETER Wh.MMKLL. Ree dec.
I ' Lecture nl Ibc ISepoailory of the
American Inetitute?THURSDAY, Dec I ? Ii, at
half p.st 7 o'clock. P M ?Suhjeet -The Progreaa of the
Useful Aits; l.y Professor POTTKR, of Union College.
The acquisitions and sound sense of this accomplished
gentleman aud eminent scholar will ensure a great leelui e
The astoaisbint rapidity of modem improvements open a
field full of interest on the subject selected. Tickets, ad
mitliui; a gentleman with ladies. *5 cant* to be had at the
Repository. Tick-ts for the admission of members, gra?
tis, may be obtained at the ,aiue place.
The "Home League" postponed to -id inat (8) dlti 1
t7'Brookl)a Uaiuilton Literary A-so
ciution I.sciuren I'be Fi urth Lecture of ihe
i.'ourse will t.e delivered in the Lecture Room of the Ly?
ceum. THIS (Thursday) EVENING, by Samuel G. Good
neb, Esq.of Boston.
Subjecl?Tne Power and Re-ponnMity of the Pres.
dtri E rERRY, Cn. Lee. Com.
IT Franklin LyceMtn.?The Lyceum will mee t
ihi. evening in the College in Crosby .t. Tne Exercises
will consist of* Lecture by Georg- Gilford, fc;<| a debate
ou tho following question: '"Ought the Study of the
Latiuau i > in:-.k Laagusges to be required in a College
(116 11" W. W. GALLA Kit. Secretary.
O" .^Ir. JTohu P. Huven** Beekaterr, No.
190 Broadway, bei ween Fulton and Day-streets, will t.?
found all tie Eegliah aurt Ausriean Aanttafal, beaiinful
Oxford Bibles, Prayer Books, and a erest variety of other
nook- suited to the season, for all ages.
J P H. designs, by variety sad prices, to please all
who ?iay fasorhun with their patron-ge. (2) dlti Uteod'
XT Nrcond Coming of Christ.? Docussion of
this subject THIS EVENING, at the Hall No 187 B-w
?ry. a little above Delaucy-streai. by the New-York Moral
? ad Religious Lyceum. The Public are invited to at
tend. _fa dliill'
XT Backgumlaon tlourtlno( superior quality,
with nseu and case? comolete. at very low prices, at Chap
man's 1 Magic Sirop' Man?iactory. 193 WilUm street._
Also. Razors iu plain handles, warranted, at $1 each "
XT Clinpman's Tablet Strop is of four nl lei
each of difleientsharpening properties, commsucing wit?
he powerful hone and finishing apou merely ln:> c* f.kin
of the finest t-xture, from 7? cents to *! M each. Wir
rimed to p:.;a?e or the money returue.L Made at I'jc
Wilbam street. " flj Jj5
CHEAPEST CAs>li TAILOR VET.
XT Peter V. IIHated, No. 1 Chatbaia - ?;uire, corn?
er of Chatham street, makes Clothes to order in the nea -
e;t style, 10 per cent, cheaper i;,ac tie cheapest c??i
i Tailor in this city. A eood fit in all ..ue? warranted.
d2 tf (3)
Prof. Pot ter will lecture before the As*-.
ican Institute this evening on The Progress; -?
the Useful Arts." The subject is one of uc-ver,.
interest, and the ability of the Lecturer ?ei; keos
Seat- will be reserved foi Ladie?.
Poor Picking?The dwelling hatiscs of Ge.
Shairbire. John Pott*. John Rinewalt. fbort?,
Rapp and Jacob Shelley, und the itore f j)k
& Schrack. ail of then in or near Norristown, p,
f were entered by robbers on the Tth and 8ti ...
j All the scoundrels got were a few coats, a ft*
spoons, a couple of pie* and a bottle ot braj |
Death at the Bridal.?The SteubenT?le,(0 i j
Herald says that Mr?. Ann P itun-er, daughter afl
Mr. Robert Mills, of Jenerson County, ?u,M.^;
with an epileptic fit on the 26th uh. while oji
on h.>r>eback. which ca :sed her nr.::.' ..ate oec,
She had only been married die day before, and *u
going to tin residence of her husbuad, .;; Bioots
County. Va. with a party of his friends.
Fatal Accident.?We learn from the P;<jj.
held Sun, that an Irishman named Gi-anger, 4
brakeman oa the Wes ern Railroad, while one*
top ot one of the freight cit:? adjusti ? tin i
string, came in contact with a bii/ge, new .
burying ground in Pittsfield, and was
Storm.?Lake Michigan was swept on th
bv one of the severest gale., experienced foi ;eie
ra! sear*. Great damage was sustained by tbj
shipping. Ten vessels, the names *f which at*,
unknow n, were driven ashore, many el ??i-.. :i tven
materially inj red.
(CT rhelarge b un- an I o I et
James Fenner, at Providoniie R I.tui
on the 13th. Loss $2,01 0. thet?r| ? ...
ot Mansies Sweet was also burned. I :'
to $2,000 : insured for $750.
KJ* The barn ot a Mr. Hopkins at Kaugautt,
Conn., was burned on the ,"th with ("n't.. n ? n
hay and two ho: ,e<.
From Jamaica.?We have received Ktngste
Jamaica, papers to the Irith ult. The cast ip
light-house, sent out from England, was aboetts
i ? erected on the Eastern extremity of the Isla?:,
at Morant Point. I he Journal of the 13th eo.?
tains the following: A large number of Afrwa
Immigrants may shortly be expected h-re. \.
rangements have been made that fout ?? isels should
proceed to S erra Leone.
Bowtrav Ami niTHK.?rae.?Another change of perfnrr
anees tab ? place this evonug. The bill p't r?nt (ur
night ?xtli'e - all ?e isiial diversity rf tarsi's o t I '.. rein.
oi almost everj d< scrlptlbii appnrtainlofj to tl e a en* aal
the leieace of eqnistrtauisni a conita:it tni e-ica .!
lullhousei attend here.
In Democratic Whig General Commit ...
December 7 h i-ll.
Rtso'.etd That the D.mo.r;:i-Wt.i; I". ,'
City of New York be r*conimeadi d :?.? meet in ih.ir re?
pectivi Wertis, at ibe following pi it , on 31 : y lv
uing. ?0ta Deocmrii r iil.tart, a' lialf-p st 7 o'clock lose
luv.: (is.; Delegates fr?tn each Ward, to ;oa po?e theJDe
mocratio Wing Genera] Committee for tiic ensu ?; j.sr.
let Ward, Tippecanoa Hiiuse Broidst.
?Ji ? Saconil Ward Hotel.t?7 Sas-an st.
SI " Norm RiverCotTce Hous?. Washingtonsl
?tili Sh* ?pearc Denuu and William sta.
Sih " Marion House, 163 West Broadway.
6ih Monroe Hsll, corner Ceotre sad Pearl st*.
7th " Franklin Hotel, car. Cherry and Rutgers sis.
fiih " Tivoli Saloon, law Rid.nd Hill.
Uih ?? Northern Exchange, Bleecker st
luth " Columbien Hall, Grand et
I Ith as shall be designated hy the Ward CoataultM
l-Jih " do. do. do]
13th Tip|ie, :ino? House, 5 Sheriff ?t.
Nth Bioudwny House, enrae-r liiand st
Ulli " CoostitatiOB Hell, Broadway
Ifith " H?i -lionnils aveutin and lTtb *'_
ITtta " llenrv l'la> Home, avenuo A sad 1st sl
ReiolveA, Tint it be reci.nnnouded to the Elcetan to
re organize the Ward Committees for the eusuisj yssr
at the same meeting.
Ritnlved, Thai the Delegates so dieted to tie Dens
crane Whin Central Committee for i-v?. !>r rrquMtei
lo meet At Ilia Tread* ay House, on Tu.'sili), llh Jstitlir.'
next, at hnif p.:et 7 o'clock, P. M.
SAM'L G. RAYMOND, rhairmss.
II.'". W'?:sri:r\nr, lM ,
E. of. Backhouse, $aegfc dlrtli
l.eechea?I.H'?:ll? a -Jii i received n lot i f limliir
Leeches, of good size and apply .puck. Tor s?',c by res
hundred or dosen, or applies), bv DAVID 8 \N''8 iC*
tpothi caries and Chemists, 77 Kasl Broadway, comsrol
Markel-ttreol. '.'i d e it*
J3? ?.ol?l. Milser. l>iniD<iii<l?, !'? tu- s. i .
nil the most pi eciousend costly veins, ere Imitated to such
perfeetioa that but very few anieitlated persons c?n povi
lively Ktl a paste bri.ai Ii or u ril 17 frein a il'.iin'ioe!. the
real pearl from the imitation,or German silver fr- tntlis
genuine; but put them into the heeds of ibe cenaeusssr,
tiow suou i!.c delusinn vanishes wiieu he sffirins they ??
b it rile end base iwi'ations So it is woh Dm meet vs' i
able inventions as well as stones eiid metals, None bst
the inimitable in value are imitated in appearance,eel
soon as the consumer 'the in it ennaoisseur) attempti
u-e ihens, lio* so m h? finds out di ir uselessness. Trm
is with the most valuable of all inventions, the cele?
brated Metallic Razor Tablet of G?0. SAUNDCRfl. 1'^
Broadway, lb it has becu thu target for iinttatm* far the
last25years. <v!) dl8 If
CT "iiirlonta, ( loah-s, A t .-A largo sssortmssl
of beaver ei d milled Cloths, for .Surtuut? and Winter
Frock.. Also, Cloak Cloths, received ,jl<I ?oh !.r msds
up to order, st th? Emporium of (.'heap Ganawati, si
sueh price* a? must mfer hsdueementa to purchsei r-.
'1 he style mi l finish of garments will he found to com?
port with any house la the trad.;.
WM. T. ;ENN1NG8, 22? Broadway, American Hotel.
A oml assortment of the ahoso fiarniel.ts eoa-tanlly
on band. n2l lum
TT 11. Hui?,-, i i? Sjireiasel-at. pear Rroadwmr,
in conf rmny with his annualprac see. will oiler Ins whole
lock of Dry tl'io.'s. till tho 1st of January, at cosu As
hi* stock h.is Ueen tioiijht at iiactiou Kreut bargains can
be had. On band,Silks, Msrienee, Mou-ebn de Ldoes,
Ginghams, Calicoes Flannele, Muslins, and uvtry art els
Usually kept by tha i ruft. (2i dl I l*f
KT Perrticailaur ."Votic-e.?Those persons navinf
furniture of any description lo dispose of, or who ais
breakiogup house-keeping, will find a ready sale for any
portion or all of tli.-ir goods by sending their tddraas, or
cdliii^ upon the subscriber. Goods to euy a.nount pur
:aa.sed o7 lm f3) f. f'Ol.TDN. 197 Clsatnam strsjer.
XT rVolice.?'l iiere will be a sale of use; ,| ?rtic'?s
in die L'-ctiire Ro ui of the sjB< uiid Avauue I'burch, on
the 13th and l*di m-t, commencing each day at 3 o'clock.
P M.. and continuing through the day and evening. 'lh?
jvsil- are tn be applie.i to thi -upport rf t>>e IVi-pel is
?he above named Church. Mho-Id the weather be sa
favorable, the sale will be postpones! lo the first pleessat
Xj' The Votin*' Cboir, or .->.;uo')l Singing Book
oriirioal sad selected, by Wru. 15. Bradbury, and C
.Sanders. The attention of Teachers is particulc-'i/ re?
quested to the followicg notices,just received by the fib
New-York, October 'J5, 1311.
Mosers. DAYTON Sc. BaXTON? Gentlemen?1 Save rs.stn
ined your valuable btilc musical publication,' Tke V-uag
Choir," and feel gratified to be able b? expre-s my T:.can
ditional approbation s,f the same. It is just Ue thing
"niiied for Javeaiie classes ; ami I hopo it may be widely
and extensively pa'ronized.
I am re-p?ctfully yours, ri. H. POVD.
Late Vocal Leader Of ibe N. Y. Sacred Munc Society
Messrs. Dayton de s*xton?1 have received the wp/
of'-The Yoiiiisr Choir,** by W. A. Bradbury sad C W.
.Sanders, and f have examined it thorougily and with
irrea' pleasure. Tnc music is eaaata and simple laofrest
?-.xeeileucics in a mosical w.,ra. The srrangemcal is ??ij
icsiffned and ex- cctcd.-nd I kouw ofuo ?ork of ttislooa
'jener calc dated to do good. The work also wotains
enough of the '? tlciacut? of music,' to answer nil r?urpo
?es for youth .
I doubt uot but ifwill aflord satisfaction to schosfstW
children and youii. ?nd I hope it ?ill obi un a ?enrral uas*.
C. P.SMITH, Ma]ur uf Brooklyn.
October i?, 1641.
D. Sc S. a!,o publish a New fVleeli'.a of Iii-trurientsl
Musk eo?.1-.?lr.f-'-d.,s,l'iiet..r.dTr...s fertbe Plate,
Violin and Viollttcsllo, from the work. 0/ BeethoVeS Mo
eart Haydn. Be lini. VVal.h Strauss, and other eomeat
composers; to a b.ch are ailded brief instructions lor euch
'.Hstrument. ? ? .e
Als? ,c press?"The Northern Harp." consisting of
original, s .cred. asd moral songs, adepts* to the mo-t u_-p
ular melodies, for the Piano-forte and Guiusr. By Mrs.
nUj (2) ?1 Nassau-street, corner i uiton.