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THE TRIBUNE.
WHIG NOMINATIONS:
SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 1, 1844.
tt>THK STATE. CONVENTION or Tiia OFFICERS
?r the CLAY CLUBS v.ket at Utica o.k th* nrsi
"WedLneuday In .June.
IXT" Delegates ?? Central Committee.?The
Pretdsnt*. Seeietnre-s nnd other officer* of the leareralClay
Clubs, and otivr C a | \s..oci?tion. in this citr. are particularly
requested to assemble at National Hall on Saturday. June 1st.
atSo'clock I'. >!.. to make arrangements in relation to the
Clay Club State Convention to be held at Ut;ea. on Wodries
day next. By order
J. N. REYNOLDS. President Centra! Clay Committee
DCS*" Th? CtATTatacfte.?Gentlemeti a. the city who vriah
to tend a valuable and cheap Whig Joan.a! to their friends in
tha country during the Presidential Campaign, are requested
to rood the Prospectus ol tlie Clay Tribune, which will he
found in another column. Q-Simtle subscriptions only i"
cents.
B3- To Our Subscriber*.?\Vc have received no
merous complain', lately in relation tofsilures of our pa;iers bj
the maib. and we have in every m.tatice taken prompt measure,
to ascer.ain where the blame or the delinquency is proserl]
chargeable. From rh? mvssstieatinns wc have made, we are
??u?0ed Uiat the fault is not icitA St* . und we are convinced
too that the Po?l (iftice m this City is seldom in fault. A. a
general thing, our paper* are promptly and properly distributed
and tnuumitte.1 from thi* city.'houeh we cannot my that this
is always the ca.?. The fault appears to lie in Albany, Philadrl
phia, Boston ami other diitributint office.. Our Muils an
very heavy, and tor the Albany office, at least, probably red
less than twenty large Mail bng? are despatched from this office
eontaimna nothing but Tribunes. Often one half of these it
ksast he over ut Albany twelve hours lor want of lime to over
haul and distribute them in tune lor the first mails North an.;
West. In answer to a letter sent by us u few duys since, Mr
Watson, the Post Muster at Albany, inform* US that here die.
no delay shall occur ut that place which industry and attention
can prevent, and that ha has just put on additional force, in
sjrderthal the papers may not for die future be kept over Rl here
tofore Irom 12 to 20 hours. Wc hope therefore that tho irregu
kriues juttly complained ofby our patrons will soon lie entirel)
remedied.
(LT Fur Bishop Huohes's last Letter, doing
justice to J. U. Bennett, etc. etc. sec Last Page.
ID* For important Speeches before the Meth
odisl General Conference by Bishop Solle, and
Dr. Dukbi.n, see First Page.
The Extraordinary Doing*, at Saltimore
lYliat they mean.
Probably if the whole Three .Millions of Voters
in the United States had been -.-paratcly asker1
a month since to indicate their first choice fur
Prosident and Vice President, riot one hundred
would have designated Jmnes K. Polk for the
first office, not filty would have dreamed of Gco
M. Dallas lor either. And yet we find these two,
by Convention machinery, seriously presented to
tho Ameiican People us Candidates for the two
highest stations in their gift! That they will be
supported by the entire purty enginery, though
not by the whole party strength, we sec no reason
to doubt. That they can be elected seems hardlj
credible, ami yet the Ten Millions of Texas
Bonds, the Millions on Millions of granted acres
of Texas lands, held in the United Stute.?, will
doubtless make themselves formidably felt in the
coming contest. Every nerve will be strained
to array the ultra Slavery prejudices of the South
?the new fanatics enlisted by Calhoun vV, Co.
for a crusade to extend and consolidate Human
Bondage?in favor of this ticket, and doubtless
?with some success. Wc expect to see it carry
kb. Louisiana (wherein the next Election is to he
? held,) audio malte itself felt even in Whig Ken.
y tucky; while Tennessee will be contested by it
with the energy of desperation. Personally, the
ticket is weak enough ; but Polk and Dallas arc
both original, unqualified Annexationists, and
this will atone lor all dcticienccs with the riders
of the Texas hobby. This will sweep Missis?
sippi and Alabama of course ; South-Caroiinu is
theirs by prescription ; and they will endeavor?
unsuccessfully, wc are confident?V) overthrow
the Whig ascendency in North Carolina and
Georgia. In the remaining Stales, with two or
three exceptions, the question of Annexation will
operate 6trongly against them ; but this, to the
Di6unionists who devised the plot, is a secondary
consideration. If they can in this contest but lay
firmly and strongly the basis of a Southern Con.
federacy, of winch Tcxub ahull form ;i part, and
the diffusion und fortification of Slavery the
ruling idea, they will not take to heart the defeat
of their candidates in the Union.
But wo hud intended to speak rather of the
causes which led to the strange result at Balti?
more. They are these :
In the first place, Mr. Calhoun and his small but
devoted band of adherents have been determined
from the outset to defeat Van B?ren at all haz?
ards?procuring the nomination for the Cire.it
Nullifier if possible, but defeating Van B?ren any
how. Tennessee came half way into this plot ut
an early day?nominating .Mr. Polk lor Vice
President, but expressing no preference for Presi?
dent?an indication, in the existing state ol
things, equivalent to a declaration of hostility to
Van Burcn's nomination. South Carolina began
by caviling at the time cf holding the Convention,
(which was deferred from November to May to
please her,,1 then at the manner of choosing Dele
gates, and finally refused to go into the Conven?
tion at all, after the choice of Delegates in most
of the States evinced that there was no chance
for Calhoun. Georgia was the only Slate carried
by his supporter-,. In North Carolina, the b.itiie
was nearly a drawn one, but still the Van Buren
men had the lead there, and were decidedly suc?
cessful in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.
Missouri was firm as a rock in Ins cause, und re?
mained so to the last. Virginia instructed her
Delegates to support him. Kentucky named her
own Col. R. M. Johnson. Maryland and Dela?
ware indicated no preference. Such was the
state of things presented by the Loco-r'oco Con?
ventions of the Slave States, while ail the Free
States expressly declared lor Van Buren. Ii
seemed to us, as it seemed to his friends, that he
could not fail of obtaining the nomination.
Such was the aspect of affairs when the Tex?
as intrigue was set on loot by Upshur, Gilmer,
Tyler, Waiker Co. with a muliplticity of pur?
poses, one of the most immediate of which was
the overthrow of Van Buren. The first t ,io did
not live to witness its success; Tyler was fooled
into the belief that it would be fish to his net, und
it wa6 pressed with zeal, assiduity und money._
Calhoun if not one ol" the earliest contrivtr.- r- adi.
ly came into a measure so favorable to all his
designs; Dtck Johnson raised the Texas flag in
Kentucky'and Polk in Tennessee.cach having his
own ends to subserve. Van Burcn's letter against
Annexation under existing circumstances ensured
his overthrow. He might still have been r.oaii
nated, if all the Northern Delegates had been
stanch, but his defeat would have been over,
whelming. A Texas candidate would have been
nominated against him, and he would have got
no Southern vole but that of Missouri.
His desLruction was nearer thun his friends ap.
prehended. Some of the Western Delegates wi rt
sjarmed by the ?ortentfl of defeat, and drew tU
to Casa. A few Northern men went with thcin;
dnd the South (Cass having declared very broad
ly for Annexation) centred upon him. Still \ an
Ituren had a majority of the whole number of Dr
Icgates who dared not openly oppose him and his
nomination secured certain. But there was
another undercurrent. Pennsylvania had in
i-tructcd her Delegates for Van Buren, but many
of them were at heut averse, and cherished a
secret hope of securing tho nomination for Bu?
chanan, who had taken ground for Annexation.
Accordingly, though they voted for Van Buren
? n the first, ami some of them on two or three
other ballots, they took catc to vote beforehand
for the rule requiring tiro.thirds of all the voter
tonnke a nomination?thus bl-xking the door
against him. The moment this rule was adopted
his fate was scaled, and lie ought to have been
withdrawn after the second ballot, or never.?
But he we.s pushed on to utter discomfiture; his
nominal friends hut secret opponents dropped of!
by platoons to Ca.-s; and it seemed obvious that
Cass would be nominated when an adjournment
was carried on Tuesday evening. Probably
another ballot then would have carried him, as
Kentucky. Louisiana, and some other Slates wen
prepared to go over to him. But the Convention
ttdj-iunitd for the night, and caucusing began.?
The Van Buren men, themselves defeated, were
i-iill one hundred r-trong, and able t> defeat any
nomination, (hough not to make one. They were
fully resolved that Coss (or rather the backen ol
Cuss) should not triumph. Their best man to
pitch on was Silas Wright; but he would no!
consent, and the Annexationists would not take
h in. Next i:i ordcrobviously stood .Mr. Buchanan
who might have made a good rim, perhaps rcstor
ing their battle in Pennsylvania ; but the double
dealing of his friends had rendered him deeply
obnoxious. The South had no feeling lor Cars.
.:nd had only used him as the best weapon to beat
Vau Buren ; they were now ready to discard him
f >: any more devoted partisan. Johnson would
j have run wi ll, but he is mentally and physical!)
a wreck, and no titter for President than a child.
Calhoun they could not touch : and at last Pulk
was hit on. lit: was one ol trie earliest and mort
determined Texas men. and so aeccptuhie to ihc
South; the Delegation from his State had sup
ported Cars throughout, but they had never pro
Icssed to be lor Van Buren, and so bud not cheat
ed him. The Calhoun interest could not claim
him as their man; the Van Buren men could
swallow him, though v.i'h some choking, and
iltey would not lake C'ass. So Po!k was, at the
last moment, most ungraciously accepted by the
New. York men, though net till they had ex?
hausted every effort lor Van Buren, and asked
leave to withdraw from the Convention, which
was denied them. And so James K. Polk?
certainly not more than a thiid rale politician?
who never devised a measure nor siid a thing
worth remembering?a tolerable stump speaker,
with a liberal How of words, but rather too
much of a buffoon?who got in Governor of Ten
i s>re in '39 because the VVhigs ran a candidati
?a ho could not s.icak and would not drink?but
was beaten on the stump, and turned out in a
fair face-to-i'uce contest in 1841, by James C. !
Jonts, then a young man tinUici! and unknown. I
and beaten again by a larger majority in '4.3?is j
to he the candidate of a once powerful party for j
President! Certainly the man beaten twice in
succcsr-ion by a stripling of his own State, would |
seem hardly the man to pit against. Henry Clay !
But be this us they choose.
The nomination of Mr. Dallas for Vice Presi?
dent is of a piece with that of Col. Polk. He is
a Philadelphia lawyer of foir talents, who was
once in the V. S. Senate, and thence was sent on
the Russian Mission, pocketing ?18,000 for a
very brief exclusion to St. Petersburg!}. Since
then, he has not been afflicted with the cares ol
'jflice, and would not now have been thought ot
for Vue President hut for the fact that he was
conspicuous at an Anni xation Meeting in Pinta
(ielplua some weeks ago. This, although he got
but 13 out of 260 votes on the first ballot, and
Gov. Fairfield of Maine had 10.5, gave him the
nomination the moment it was staled in Conven.
lion.
Such ia the Texas ticket, and such the laby.
rinth of chances through which it has emerged
into being. Can it be difficult to predict its late ?
O" Our Philadelphia correspondent has a ru.
mor that Dallas refuses to run for Vieo Presi?
dent, but wc don't credit it. Dallas is not too
I iree to run so?he must run. If the Locos can't
make him stand, the Whigs must send a Coin
mittee and train him. "Wc arc not to be cheated
out of a contest.
? If Dallas should decline, we suggest that
Polk and Tyler clut; their forces and toss a cop?
per to see which shall run for President and
which lor Vice. The second office is not so ur
duousor so ill-paid that it should go a begging in
this \ray?especially since there is no danger o:
any Loco having to til! it.
O* We have a lot of squibs sent us poking fun
at the late Loco-Foco catastrophe at Baltimore.
They are clever, but wc haven't the heart to pub.
lish them. Wc respect the sorrows even of our
adversaries. That application of the old proverb
about ' a pig in a poke.' is too bad. We can":
allow 'poke' to rhyme with "choke" or ' dis
solving in smoke,' in our columns, for three
days yet. ' When things is solemn, treat 'em
?solemn.' Or as the wood-sawyer in 'Char?
coal Sketches' more precisely aphorizes?" A
? in^n in grief is like a piler in a cellar: if
'you don't look our, you'll crack his cocoa.?
? M'nd how you chuck." So the unsympathizing
I comments of some hard-hearted ft How on the
postponement of the Great Ratification Meeting
in the Park to give time for the Fan Buren As?
sociations to become Polk Clubs, or stalks, or
what not, coupled with an allusion to the rather
famous distich,
' And it" we cannot niter Ihmes,
1>> llieurge I] we'll change their MJMg, sir!'
must be suppressed. The folks around Tamilian v.
who guihered there on Thursday c veiling u'-.d
lormally, grimly, savagely approved the nomi?
nation of Polk und Wright, want time to let
themselves down by degrees to Polk and Dallas.
Meantime, the anti-phlogUtic treatment should
oc rtgioly enforced, with cold baihs and mild bev?
erages. The following, however, is so good-na?
tured thai we let it pass :
I.MrKU.MI'J'L'-vKur The Tr.bunc.;
Good luck and good fortune do not come by chance
Yet such is the UocUine that >ome folk, advance
The La; L >aid Xoj when he came into power,
And li-uin hesaiu Yet :ti un all-fatal hour.
I'm not going to dispute, he that av it limy ;
But lorn to event, of a more recent d ty :
Sn.ce Matty ha. fallen like a dart from tie quiver,
lie's escaped a long Journey from tins to Salt line:.
Some Locua will laugh, uud say its all a good joke.
Win* others w ill cur?e that Intal ?iy Cei:
Which they got in the ribs on the Sr.'i or 9th round.
V\ hen they louud their bot man lying flat cn uie gnuuui.
They will .tnve tobe pleased, and swear they see light,
\ el Uieir men will go wrong when they seem to go ll'richt.
Thar have kmdltd a tire, ai.d before it-> done smoking.
l bey'U tiau out that red lose, sriO uevcr .land poking.
.. _PEDRO.
A Lo.\u Voyaok.?The Whale ship William
and Eliza, Rogers, of New.Bcriford, arrived lure
yesterday, after an absence of four years and six
months?having left New-Bedford, October 20,
lt3<L
' i
From our Extra of y-'erday.
Lnteat from Baltlmore-Dullu? for Vice
Prealtletit !
SILAS WRIGHT having peremptorily and
repeatedly declined the Loco-Foco nomination
for Vice President, the Convtntiuri 1ms finally
selected (Veorg. jlf. Valla* of Perinsylvania for
that post. ThC VOtC WM as follo? s \
l,: IScMot. Zd.
G. M. Dallas.13 2*0
Gov. Fairfield of .Me. ,87 3
Woodbnry of X. H....56 u
Cass.29
Johnson.2b
Stewart.
Murcy. 5
So George M. Dallas was nominated on the
Second Billot, and thereupon unanimously
: adopted. He was formerly ?. U. S. Senator, anc
. in that capacity introduced and piloted through
the Senate iti 1832the bill torecbarter the United
States Bank. He voted, after it had hern vetoed,
to puss it over the head of Jackson's Veto. 01
course, as soon as the Bmk was killed he turned
. azainst it. and went for Andrew Jackson, Bank
or no Bank 1
We consider him a much fitter man to run
under Jnmcs Ji. Polk than Silas W'mcHT
! would have been.
So the play is over. The Convention adj turn.
I cd las: evening.
O" Wc hear that Richaro M. Johnson has
! consented tu run lor Vice on John Tyler's ticket.
Which will lead, Tyler and Johnson or Polk and
Dalian1 Hard telling.
?JTF* P. S. John Tvlkk has accepted the nomi?
nation of his Convention for Tic-iJeni His let?
ter appears in Tue Mariisonian of yesterday.
IT The Aihr.ni/ Argus, Plebeian, Brooklyn
; Engir and several other papers of their kind
ran up the rltg of Pulk and Wright yrs.
terday morning in the face of our assurance
! to them that Mr. VVrighl would not stand. Thi v
wanted something to sweeten the bitter d ise pre
I pared for them at ls\iltimorc, and in their deader,
utiori clutched at the name of Wright, which
j would have answered a very good purpose. To.
I day ihey will have t??? pu'l it down, looking very
foolish, and put up the Pennsylvania chap exhum
cd l?y the Convention, and who is so immensely
popular as to have received thirtei n votes on the
First Ballot! Thai comes of refusing credence to
the latest and most authentic advices. They tried
hard to face us down around Tainiiitny and the
Plebeian Thursday afternoon, und insist that
Wright had not declined, because The Tribune
alone had the news. That was the very reason
why they should have believed it, and s.-.ved
themselves much needless mortification. It was
per se an insult t'< Silas Wright to ask Ii im to be
beaten fur Vice-Pres cient under Polk after they
had ki led off Van Buren. We Inne r his spirit.
There are a good many more of his stamp who
! feel as he does about the whole business, and will
take their own way of manifesting their indig.
nation.
.Letter from Mr. Frlingltuysesi.
Declining tu attend the late Whig Muss Conven?
tion of New-Jersey.
Nkw-VoKK, May 23. ISM.
Gentlemen:?I am honored by your esteemed
favor of the 20th instant, inviting me to the Con
vi ntion ol the Whigj of New-Jersey, to assemble
at Trenton, on Wednesday, the 20th.
In other circumstances, it would afford me
great pleasure to meet my fellow.citizens of New
Jersey, for whom I cherish sentiments ol esteem
und friendship that have grown stronger by time
and absence. The specific objects of your Con?
vention, und very pressing duties of a professional
nature, hcrceon the same day, will, 1 hope, gen.
llemen, extiloiu itivd justify ?>v nbeennn.
But, although absent, my best sympathies arc
all with you. That the nomination to the office
of Vice President should have first come from
my honored State, and should have been approved
by such hearty and general demonstrations o'
goodwill by those among whom my youth am*
iiiauho id have been passed, arc testimonials as
valued, as they have been most affectingly ?rate
ful. For, gentlemen, amid the changes anil sep
orations incident to us all, I am sure you will
harmonize with the senlimi nt that it is most con.
soling, to be kindly remembered at home.
The distinguished honor to which vour prefer.
er.ee pointed Ins been greatly enhanced by the
association of my name with the tried and faith?
ful patriot, whose nomination to the office of
Chief Magistrate, the voice of the whole country
had anticipated and proclaimed.
The public life of IIknkv Clay illustrates the
political history of trie United Slates. Since
his spirit stirring voice was first heard m our Na.
lional Hulls, no great measure concerning the pub?
lic welfare has been discustt d, adopted, or defend
cil. in which he has not been in the v< ry foreground
of active and earnCit co?peration. Whether it
regarded a sound currency, the protection of do.
incstic industry, securing to labor its. just rewards,
wlieti er it frowned on Executive encroachments
or s"k ;Iit to allay the u;'it<ii!';ii ol" sectional ex.
eitements, or whether it applied a common fund
iI general benefit, Mr. Clay has stood forth in all
times, a ni"st powerful, steadfast, hini unflinch?
ing advocate?faithful, fearless, anil straight-for.
w.-:rd in all his course. And these measures, gen.
tlemen, are your measures; for which you have
struggled, mid mean to struggle again. Your
hearts kindle at the name ol Hk.miv Clav. be.
cause you have seen, in h:s whole life, the bright
manifestations of Whig Principles, as sustained
by the Constitution, and animated by the spirit
of Liberty.
And should the results of the approaching elec?
tion confirm the nomination made at Baltimore,
I can only promise the best efforts in my power,
in humble reliance on the blessing of God, to
maintain the great fundamental principles of the
Whig party. 1 assure you, gentlemen, that
: \'iii rightly judged, my cevot.oii t" thein, and my
desire for their complete and permanent success
have not diminished, but are as strong and nr.
rent as Wr<cii it was my honor and privilege to
represent New Jersey in the Councils of the Na
tiort. Fur the kind and strong terms in which
you are {'lease'.: to speak of my pu'dn: servicts.
invent my hearth it acknowledgement*. Please
convey to the Convention the curdial assurance
of my gratitude and best wishes.
.And believe me, cealleracn. with sincere regard, votirv ?erv
rcstwcUuUr. THEO. FRELI.\GI1UYSE.\.
To Jarae, Wilson. EL II. Shreve, J. M. Redinood. JamesT.
Sherman; and Samuel R-Gummere, LV;u:re<, Whige'oui
mittee of >ew-Jei?ey._
Dreadful Accldcxat at W illittiu-littrr' :
About 7 o'clock last evening, u bank of earth.
from under which sand had Inren tu; for building;,
I at Williamsburgh, caved and fell, burying seven
j children who were playing beneath it, of whom
six were instantly cru.-hed or suffocated ! Three
! of them were children of Mr. Louis Jones, one u:
a Mr. Paul, one id" a Mr. Spencer, and one of a
Mr. Rems?all dead 1 The seventh, a child o!
.Mr. Clevenger, was alive and likely to recover
when our informant left.
?Will not this tenibie accident be a warning
11 parents in this and other cities ' It is perilous
to suffer young children to run and play in crowd?
ed thoroughfares, or in the vicinity of building,
excavation, &c. They should be under the ub.
servation of some older relative or friend when
permitted tu diver: themselves in the neighbor
hood of such dangers.
P. S. The following is from a slip sent us this
moment from the office of the WLUiamsburgh D*.
mocrat:
\ .goroj, men ?villi .pades were sristaritlv at work, and suc
ceoded in rescurmg alive tbe adopted daughter ..t .Mr. eleven
letiyimuter. named Ida sVurgrna. who b now able to
ipeak although hi rriblj bruised ana deprived of an eye. 'i'he
oii;er sis wete .lone dead before the men at work leeched the n.
Oue i? the 'laughter ol Air. Paul, druggist, aged 9,cars: tnree
are ctuiuren ol Mr. Lewis Jones, carpenter, of ?. rand street;
Harriet and Abigail, aged about a and 6 verm,and .Mary Join's,
aged about IS month.. .Martha, daugbtl.- of Geo, Dar rirt-n.
aged 4 or 5. 1 never witnessed more exc.teinenl and dislrers.
' '?- ???'?' s l*e:.a >:?? nie. .a.:-: ! S.nr:,. 14 tda'.gl.te' ? '? a
laboring uian.
CONGRESSJONA L PROi 'EEDJNGS.
BY THE RErVl.TER Of THE. SXW-YORS tbibcse.
IVaihdcbtoj'. Thursday. MoT 30.
A respectable attendance was finally secured in
both Houses to-dav, the excitement connected
wiih the confused deliberationsof the Baltimore
Convention having in some measure subaidi d.
As usual, i; ?wcver, but lutle business was trans,
acted.
In Senate the presentation of petitions and
other business of bat little raportsnce occupied
the morning hour.
'I'll!.- debate on the Tariff was continued by
i Mr. McDcffie, who went into a general defence
j of his bill, and a detailed reply lo various gentle,
men who had preceded in favor of the existing
Tariff.
In the Hoisf, Mr. J. CaXPDELL made another
I ineffectual attempt to take up in Committee of
the Whole nn the Union, the District Bank Bill.
A resolution of Mr. Pratt or this object, adopt,
ed a few days since, was reconsidered, anil a
joint resolution substituted tlerefor requiring an
; annual inventory to be mate by the Heads ol i
! Departments ami other Governmental orrieers of'
! the public property tinder tinir charge, which, af
j ter several modifications, was read a third time
and passed.
The b;!l renewing the j revisions of the act 1
granting half-pay and pensions to the widows ol
Revolutionary Sold ers? m amended as to abul
ish entirely the limitation^ in former acts with
j reference to the time ol marrriage, anil providing
tor the receipt of the pension during the. lifetimes
of the pensioners?which hts hcen under the skilful
and attentive conduct of Mr. Seymour of X. V.
was finally brought through the shoals ..nd quick,
sands of the Committee of the Whole, and now
in safety enjoys the prospect of speedily securing
the desl.'i ?1 haven.
The Senne bill to provide for the adjustment
of land claims in Mo. Ark. La. and in parts of
Mi. and Ala. was advocated in committee by
Mr. Sudell rind others, ami opposed by Messrs.
Cave Johnson and Vinton.
The debate is ~.v.]\ progressing, and will proba.
bly continue until I o'clock to day, t lie time of its
I limitation by resolution of the House.
_\RGU3.
[jiroKTANT from Rio Janeiro. ? By tho Da.
nish brigG orgini, from Rio Janeiro, April 23, the
Consignees luve received the following intelli?
gence, which they have politely furnished us.
The Neapolitan Count D'Aqutla had arrived in
the Neapolitan vessel Am.ilia, from Naples, R?:
tho purpose of marrying the Princess Janaria,
sister to tho Emperor. The ceremony was t"
take place on the 23J Ap.il.
In ronscipirn ;e of advices received from Eng
land, by the British packet Crane, 35 days from
Liverpool, neailv all the good Coffee in tho mar.
ket had been bought up at an advance of fully
20 per cent.?the .-luck on hand having been re
duccd lo 6,000 bags, all of inferior quality.?
Freights had advanced to a ?195, and ox.
changes to 2.0$ a 26di
The C. is later from the Plato, but brings nn
intelligence. All was quiet in the neighborhood
of Rio and the Northern provinces. The L'. S.
frigate Raritan was at anchor off the City?all
wi I!.
-E?
Thk Cabmen ^ni> Hack Drivers.? A great
reform has taken place among these Knights of
the Whip in the last week or two, Since their
superintendence has been in the hands of Messrs.
Hall ami Brow.v, the former taking charge ol
the North River and the latter the East, passen
gers arriving in our City are are no longer an
noyed with the impudent importunities of the
noisiest and geuera'ly least deserving of these
drivers. Every man is bound to keep his scat on
! his Hack or Cab until nailed, and the carriages
I arc regul irly arrange d and taken m the order lliey
j are called. This reform was greatly needed, and
is trulv salutary. Hall says he will organise the
j Cabmen of some of our sister Cities -Vir a reason
able compensation. We would like in have him
try his hand o i the Philadelphia Jehus. < id's I
hiit these l.uls are a caution lo the gentle and
meek ol the earth.
Temperance and Grog-Shops?Tavern and
Excise Licenses.?The number of Tavern Li- |
censes to sell ardent spirits, given out by the au- I
thoritics yesterday, we understand, was 1,152,
which, at the pi ice paid, (?10 each.) amounts to
?11,520. There were also 27 Excise, or whole?
sale licenses, which amount to Si'-"" more, being
in all, ?11,790. This carries the Licenses up to
and through part of the Eight Ward, so that
there will probably be as many more. After ail
the Wards have been completed in rotation, each
Ward will be entitled to another day in order
thai p rsons who have not taken out their licenses
can hive- an npnorturutv of doing so.
The Great Temperance Celebration inj
stoat mi.
The only account of the grctt Temperance
Jubilee in Boston, Thursday, is in the Transcript, I
ami this contains no particulars of tho proceed,
ings. The article of the Transcript, however, is
j so spirited and pic.tue?i|u<: that wc must give an
extract or two:
Ttii- i ? a meat day. Tin re is no anniversary
' celebration?no military parade?no civic festival? I
and yet the streets s warm with people. Bunuersure
unfurled lo the bree/.e? nm-ic ?* floats in the air "?
busin ss seems stagnant?small children lursake
their books ami their play, and grown children gape
i. bout tred of doing nothing. Everybody reeuis
fatigued, yet nobody dreams of being thirsty, be?
cause I, ars are entertained that if the Ainu " on
the < Jommon should ?? take to drinking," there would
not lie u drop left eilbei in the town pump or Prog
Pund I 11 has been a peaceable day notwiihstaud- !
ing the multitudes m motion. .No one that we have
heard of has sot into hoi water, because punch is
exploded, ami every hope for its revival seem-cool?
ed with cold water. Our grandmothers'ii China
punch bowl wild ii- huge ladle is "laid on the
shelt:"
The Hreets swarm with living masses?there is u
new eruption of the volcano ol popular sentiment,
uud city und country have sent out their forces lo
icll how the thing Works. A curious spectacle
iruly. Army against unity arrayed to battle with
nn ? uemy,nnd yet no fighting save such as may t.e
intimated in uu endeuvor to preserve the happiness
aud sanctity ui the hearth und home?no waifare
save tjie war of the spirit against the trurm vi tin
?tili atul the stupefaction of the senses! See theiu
move-slow?that '?army with banners' ' A .1
cause is iheirs. aud they glory in it.
At this time of writing the immense throng have
not moved t om the Common, and we me hurrying
ourpapsr tothe press three hours earlier than usual i
to give '? the hands" a holiday. This may seem tu j
.iwir ike being too temperate in our zeul lor a good
thing?but Industry as ?teil as Temperance i- our
mouo. and as Ute '* Day we celebrate ' was not up-1
pointed either by church orcivil luiboritr, we make
no postponement in toe i-.-.tc of toe Transcript, it
has lH"eii culled a " lea-table paper." and prav what
aroulll the teuiperaiice tolks do wihout Us, especial?
ly in a thirst) lime where no Journal i- ?
Bur, we have seen the show. Ii looks nobly:
and. froiii :ne heart* of the great throng will come
forth, we doubt not, many nolle impulses ami
more determined purposes to resist the Spirit.hlm^
?nid his imps of destruction. Let them keep mov?
ing ; not intemperately in action?not over-zealoo
tu push the wor??but let them move steadily and
progressively without denunciation of friend or
brother who may seem more Binaiog than them?
selves. L-1 their motto be Christun action; and
their zeal in keeping with due homility. Even as
our mothers and grandmothers spurred on thciieroes
of the Revolution to act far their country, so have
the w omen of the present day animated ihr runks ol
the Temperance party. Ou-erve those brilliaui ban
tiers floating in the brei ?.e?they ere presented by
the women of tue Association, and will animate i
" Hie braven " as such tokens i-ht Ii.iv> done, and
shall do, to ror.ewed exertion and good fellow ship.
Bli, "theTeetotallers are aettmiag iciih tin cold
water pledge"?ihe> have passed out of the Mail,
now, and we must throw aside the pen, and hasta :o
set a glimpse of the phalanx. Ilrre's a health to
the Rechabites! We quaff to them iu the on res I
nectar?in the draught that "strengthened! lue aed
limb." Then
" Fill to the bnm I Fill, till to the brim.
Let the tlowuu- chrvstai au-r the run !
Kor their hand-are oeadjr, trieir c>e- are true.
For tie;y. hke the Sowers, dnnk nournt Imt dew ;
So hurrah : lor thee, watet' hurrah, liorrah I
'I boa art uiier aim solo, thou are nband and 'tar I
Hurrah! for bnnht water '. Hurrah, hurrah '."
LT Tho numotrul Immigrants arrived at ih:s
Port within the last twenty-four hours .s'd ,423.
i.nicr from Texas.
By the arriviil of the stcmi ship Neptune at
S: v; I h leans on the 22d u't. we b ivo Galveston
ites to the 19th and Houston to the ISth ult.
The Houston Telegraph of the 10-th May nays
that Com. Moore, Ca;?'. Lothrop and Lt. Snow had
.1! passe.! thiou^h that I'own on ti ? ir way to
VVaf=hirieron. to await thefta trial before the Militia
Court Martial. They aii expressed ereal anxiety
iu meet their accusers, and entertained no fears that
anv disgrace can be cast Upon them by a tribunal
composed of honorable and upright men.
News had been received by one of the soldiers
belonging to the spy company of Copt. Hays,
that two log bridges had :>ttn erected, one across
the Rio Frio, urn! the other across the Nucces. by
Gen. VVoll, as was supp sed, in order that Irs
troops might tnake a rapid march into and out of
Texas it necessary.
The news nt the defeat of the regular Mexican
tmops near Corpus Christi, by a party of traders
und. r Vldrette, is fully confirmed. The Utter
ki?ed eighi and took seven of the Mexicans prison?
ers; all of whom were afterward shut. (?> retaliate, as
U supposed, for the inasracrc o a small party ol
traders that was captured a few weeks since by the
Mexican soldiers. It is reported ulsu that the .Mex?
ican officers have received orders from the Govern?
ment to shoot all persons of every description mat
are engaged .11 tins trade; and the traders, to re
tali it'- tor this barbarous conduct, have determined
to give no ';:;;rtrrs to the troops thataresentagainst
ihem. Among the articles taken from the Midien?
were a commission of a Mexican officer and a copy
of instructions addressed by (.en. VVoll to the com
, inondcr, showing that the Mexican Goverameni
full. Buthorireu"theexr>editibn.
Hon. Patrii k ?'. j \> a bas been nominated as h
: candidate for the Vice Presidency olTexas by large
mi eiings held Velasco and Galveston.
The icrms of the armistice with Mexico are se?
ver 1\ animadvert, d upon in ?onie oft tie journals.
Upwards ol 1000 bales ?.t cotton arrived al Hous?
ton within the three weeks ending on Saturday, the
1 lXih inst.
India* Murbers:? Accounts from the neighbor?
hood of the B isky and San Gabriel rivers ttive the
details of a number uf murders recently committed,
as is supposed,b> a party of Wacoes. They, caught
Dr. Kinney aud Messrs. Castlebcrrv and Courteney
drawing in a load of buffalo meat and hides, and
itnmediutely surrounded und killed them. This
war. near the Bushy. They next went 10 the house
' of Mr. Mercer, on the San'Gabriel, and pretended
at first to be friendly ; but on a favorable oppoiluui
I ty offering they killed .Mr. M. and two men who
I wer,' working lor hitu, and then captured and ran oil
: ivith Mrs. M. and three ..1 four small children. A
I negro man escaped, alt'iuush badly wounded, and
brought in th- intelligence: of ihe massacre. These
Indians had blnnkeis that had !-en given them by
I the Governmeni at the rceenl treaty, and had made
J every pretension of friendship. The settlers in Mi
j Ian and I i - - i - - rtson counties are so exasperated, that
' ihey have collected and threaten to follow the mur?
derers to the "lieaty ground" and mete out tu them
a terrible punishment.
I There Inn! been a meeting at Galveston, at which
; President Houston made a ppeech. The Civilian
I savs: Mi- remarks were general aud confined to a
vindication of his administration, but the .News tells
quite a different story. It says: Hi~ speech was
devoted to the abuse of the preceding administration
I und ins opponents generally, and the people of Gal
I veston partii ularly?that he was decidedly buffoon
ish nnd ridiculously vain.
O* The Buffalo Courier of Tuesday itas th
following oracle :
"The Convention at Baltimore was bald yesterday. We
.hall iir.>l>at<ly learn Ute result by day alter to-morrow. We
have nut any duobt llial Mr. y*.% Hints will be tiouunated
by the Convention. Wonre latisfled that when the Southern
lielegtites cine i i -? ?? 'if warm aud enthusiastic supt?>rt given
tu Mr. Van liurcil by the entire .\i.rtli bihI West, tiiey will he
convinced ol tie- necessity ?'i union an?i conciliation ; and 11/1
Itssth, madv>o'.txLof a Southern confateraey is reniiy en
tiriaintd on 11 iargr nunther <j influential persons at the
?VufA, they will acquiesce 10 tiie strung support given to
Mr. V an Buren, an.l render his itorainalion, according to the
customurj usage." ^
f^-"''I'mi: I'll vL.t.vx, No. XI. is issued this day
j at noon, and may be hud of the publisher, .1. Win
I cbe.-ter, und the newsmen generally. The contents
are, us usual, all of the nu>.si interesting character,
I but the leading article, eutitled ?? Progress of So
I ciul Questions," should command the attention 0?
all leading minds, particularly statesmen and poli?
ticians. It relates to a recent demonstration of the
Belgian Government in the person of M. Northomb,
.Minister uf the Interior, who, in a recent speech in
the Chamber of Deputies, declared in the most em
|di iti- m.tuii.r I lie great, the all-absorbing t|uestion
uftliudav, or in bio own language, llial which em
braces '? tin: whole mission of government," is the
Social IJi esTloN. His speech is quoted and com
meine i upon.
Artists will also tin.! in this number altogether
the must profound and high-toned criticism of the
.National Academy of Desig 1 and ol Art and its
mission which we have yet seen.
Tue ?' I! jiurt ot the Commissioner ol Patents" is
reviewed in a masterly mannen
The Phalanx, indeed, deserves the patronage of
the public, ns well on account uf its general criti?
cisms as its peculiar views in regard to the great
Industrial Reform to which it is devoted, and in
our estimation ranks among ike first journals ol the
country.
Beauties of Lucia tu Lj.mmep.moor.?The
Beauties of this favorite Opera huve just bu n
published by Firth and Hull, No. 239 Broadway
mid 1 Franklin-square. They are arranged in n
beautiful and simple style by A. C. Martinez. Also
just published, the Galop ties Trompetles, bv Mil?
liard.
Extraordinary Tine.?The steamboat South
America, Captuin Truesdcll, made the quickest
trip from Ncw.York to this city yeeterday, ol
which we have any recollection. The disuncc
from dock to dock, exclusive of landings, was
accomplished in the runurkable short space of
seven ii'mrs AND three MINUTES.
Left New- York.... To'clfc 1 m.| At Red IIook....l2h. S nun.
At Uddw-ell a.:<ii. nun. Bristol.ISh. IS nun.
VVesI Point....!*. '.','> nun. CaL-kill .12h. 47 nun.
Newbureh.?.10ii. | Hudson. in. 5 mm.
Poughkeepsie I0h. 4"j min Coxsackie.... Ih. :?> mm.
Hyde Park...ill.. S uusi.l Alban}.2h. 8) nun.
Rhinel eck . .Un. 31 roia.l
'1 be Troy came up auiut .'I') minutes after the
South. Alb. D lily of yesterday.
The Claj Tribune.
The Fifth Number of this popular paper is for
sale by Newsboys and at the Counter this morning.
Es?r~Price two cents. Its contents in part are es
follow? :
Senator Barrow's Letter to the People of Louisiana
?Sabal the Texas Annexation : Mr. WEBfrTER'.S great
Sl'i-LCll at Trenton U fire the IVhig Convention: an admi
table ( ajr Bong, to the tune of Let a Woman bni.* her way .
a valuable article on the Internal Improvement Policy ai:d Fi?
nances* f the State of f,'evy York: Proceedings of the State
School Convention at Rochester 1 The Proceedings ol the Lo
C0.F0C? Convention at Baltimore, with the balloting* lor the
different Candidates 1 The Creat State Convention of Whigs
at Treutott?10,000 Whigs m Council: European Agrieultuie,
English do, [ledges and Eni losurcs. Iron and Sunken Pence.,
Garden Vegetables ; Culture of the l.'ucuiale.r. Asparagus,
?c. &.c : Pauperism of [nlemporance; The Magnetic Tcle
^ graph?its succe??; Miscellaneous Items, Sec. dec, 4ic.
IX}' Tue haek numben, 1. .'. 3 ned -I. roar .nil lie obtained
I rjuu-cripuoi! price ?cenra. t.REELEY ? McELRATH.
Sttliseriptions for Clny Tribttnc.
L.. - ? , FrUtar. MauZL
LiuiePmine Rood,Mich.. 1.? Slarluboro, N.J. 0
Candor. >i.Y.^ Kurth VVuidhaiu. Conn.... 5
Las<apult<, Mich. la Su.gie subseriuer. at sundry
Adamaville, Ma.,. 3, places. 4
.Nortiiville, Id.
Weekly Tribttnc-The Week 1 1
i' tor .ale ai toe Counter this morning, lt contains 43 columns
ol matter, printed uti good yayer ami with clear type. It*con.
lent, tor tt.e pre-^ot ?.-vk in ;mrt nre as tallows:
liiuniise, ol Luruyir. bjr a Traveling .New. Yorker, giving
descriptions of travel from Venice to Florence by the regular
Foreign Conespondent of The Tnbune: another uf .Mr..
Child, s beautiful Letters from .New.York: a capita! Whig
S.iig to tue tune uf " I jet a woman hare her ieay Abstract
of the N-w I'uat Office ILM; Nui.ce uf Dr. Uurbin's Travels
v? ,tli an Extract 00 '.he Character of :ue Irish; European Ag?
riculture, an interesting article from Colman'i iio;?.rt; Affairs
in Texas, Annexation, i.e. trom an intsiligeni correspondent
of 'I iie 'i't iiuae residing at Galveston: t^uceedings of Congress
during the past week as reported by The Tribune lte;iorter at
VVasbtngton; the Van Kuren Convention at Baluiniue.Nouuu
? -us.ic: UteTyler Convention!! Arousing of N. Jersey? Ten
Thousand Whip in Council at the Convention in Trenton ; a
valuable aruric to every citizen nt New-York"on the Internal
Improvement Policy and Finance, of the Stats of New-York ;
the Bargain Slander: our Army and Navy ; Senator Harrow",
able Letten;;: the Annexation of Texas; Magnetic Telegraph;
Garden Vegetable-. Cucumber!. Asparagus, aie : Professor
? iuutauj ; Cii:a.t Fire in New Orleans ; Texas .Military I ryera
ti-jm several column, of M.?:eoja.'uu items ot New.. Liter
ary Notices, tee. itc.; Commercial and Market Intelligence.
Money .Malters. 4tc. ?c.
\Zi~ Tor :ale by .New.boyi and at the Counter 111 wrapper,
ready lot mailing if required.
American Messest.?The engagement of the Orphean- at
thi. popular estahlisliiiieiil close, to da) . I .el ?Mite who have
not h^ard their unrivalled -me ng, improve tiie oiiporiunity ofy
lerea by '.he lerforu.ni.i e? at Z-d ? n.l - P. M. tu-.l.iy. .Mr. Ne> 1
Its. i.reat VV'estern, Certtu and otlier-, w 11 a.i.r-t and male tK I
?'.ef? -u;-,-to- ? . - ,y y.-t .iffe;e-l. I'll ? Uiant r.'.-Hi at.t*'. I
and the Gypsy Oueen, are stilt at the Museum, dtawrngVim,
messe crowd*. Co a;.d see them!
SPLKNDU)?<ITKRTAlN3tERT *t the N'n'.V-Yogi Ml - i
i'M lo Day *t d o'cloce.?The liiatit Boy over' set lug?
the liwan IL indies?the Fat Cid oO' poumii Heidt. a...l Use
ijiaates., Winchell, and a liu?l ot uttier issrluruisauupear.
By This Wording's Mail.
O"'jorw Tvlbr acccpta the nomination ofh s
Convention for President! Tins is more lb m
thev desired. II?- >:ys he will withdraw il Tex isis
Annexi a this S< ssion is he well knows it won't;
j!t;>_if not, not. Sn John is fairly in the fi< Id.?
Where will h? get the rir>t Electoral Vote '
1 Don't ill speak at once!'
We receive no confirmation of the report that
Co! Dick Johns in has agreed to be his Vice.
I ? Wc h ivc a letter from Hon John J. Hab.
din io <ien Irvin, proving James K. Polk an
j out-and-out anti-TaritF man. Wo shall publish
it in our Evening Edition, not because out read.
c:s Deed anv evidence of the fac', but to confi und
all Pennsylvania and Rensselaer County Loco
? Focos who profess to be Tariff men, and yet wi!
support Poik. _
Important.?Our Philadelphia letter re.
reived by this morning's mail says " Tne nom
I tnation of George M. Dallas, by the Loco Focos,
as their candidate, for the Vice Presidency, caused
considerable excitement hcrefbts morning. It is
! generativ understood, however, that Mr. Dallas.
' like Mr. Wright, ?ff* positively declined the
honor?or in other words, he docs tt'>t des:re to be
j defeated."
Nomination n!" Dallas for Vice-President.
[From our Correspondent.]
Baltimore. Thundnj N'ooo,
The jig is up ?the nr.v and the frolic are all
over. Good by to Conventions?Good by.
The Convention met at 7 this mornbg and a
long siring of resolutions were read, in tbc old
strain?with the addition of a hurrah for Texas
and Oregon.
A political Tract Committee, consisting ol
O'Sullivan, young Ritchie, Sam. Mcdary, and
! Kavser, of Missouri, was formed, who are to write
;i lot of tracts, in order to put down the " Junius
Tracts.'" 'I'l;i> is Ben. Butler's suggestion, who
has been so busy here ih -.t he threw by piety and
took to politics on Sunday night Mr. Butler
reported that niter voting tor Van Buren, the
Committee thought that lite ta? said about tin
One.Term principle the bettt r. So they would
make no report up n it.
A resolution was passed approving the remis,
sion ol Gen. Jackson's fine. (Hollow stupidity.)
Mr. Butler then read a letter from Silas
Wright, positively declining the nomination. ; >r
certain reasons assigned in another private) let?
ter to Butler.
Mr. Walker then nominated Geoaoe M. Dvt.
las for Vice President, and a ballot was hud,
which resulted:
Dullas. Fairlield. Woodbury. Ca?. Johnson. Stewart. Marcy.
13 s; on 2u 2d u 5
3*0 30 ti on jeeuud ballot.
Alter tins. Massachusetts, Maim', Vermont
and New-Hampshire, who had s.m-k to Guv.
Fairfield, reconsidered and voted for Dallas ; so
did the six Georgia votes lor Woodbury?and
Dullus was declared unanimously nominated.
Resolutions to form ' Democratic ' Associations
every whore w< re passed ; the l'r? sident dciivt red
a so-so valedictory, und the Convention adjourned
sine die.
i he in luntuin h ts labored and?but no matter.
Thtiiga I? Philadelphia,
Co rrespo ntleuce uftlie Tribune.
Puilaoblpui . May 31?1'. M.
Sunday Scnooi Cei ta ration.?Tlielburtll An?
niversary of tbe Sunday Schools "I the city ami county ol
Ph lititelpliin. undei the auspices of the Sunday School Union,
.. now b* iug celebrated in Washington Suunre, and e\e,-<iN ui
mUrres1 met le-nuty any thing of tbe kind I have ever w itne??
ed. The Mjuare ai literall) ailed with children, nil oi w hom
Imve each a haiket tastefully decorated and tilled w nil flower*
of every description, Tlie Bannern were really gorgeous. The
order of euere tea we'e an follows, purl ..I which only ha* been
gone through m ;th ? I. Hymn, HejuwiiiR." 2. Prayer, by
the Rev. .Mr. VanArdale. 3. Celebration Hymn. 4. Ad.
dress, by the Rev. a. l Stone. 5. Pastoral Hymn. 6. Itene
dietion. The scholars proceed, after the exercises are coiielu
deil. to the saloon oftha Chinese Museum, tinging, a? Uhry eti?
ler, the wurdt,
'? With iongi ofrejn eine, hoianu i? and praise,
To Jesiisour offerings we or ng.M
In the evening. Ute baskets and ?re ol llowers eartied in
.).., |.r, .... will Im ?xpuMUTof -il- m tl>u i-buve Sulooo.
?hell lias been tastefully decorated by the ladle*, m my of
whom have been tedul'Hitly engaged lor moio ?ian a week
past in preparing the lufket.., See. The proceed* of tie ox In
imiiin aretti I o applied to n most praiseworthy object??upply
iiigthestaucuy schools ul Uie Weal with book-.
DkkaUFUL.?A man uitiued Wilson, while labor*
iug under ?io iiomd ctTecti of mania potu, yesterday after?
noon jumped ir.-in the tecoad itory w indow ui In. resilience, m
Garden ?trccl above Noble, receiving such bodily injury as In
render his recovery almost impossible.
Our Markets.? i'lie Philadelphia retail marke -
were never better mpplicd ?.hi the good things of thii world,
than at present To-day. excellent fresh butter sold at 12 a 14
cent* per lb ; Eggs 13 cents per dozen : strawberries 10 a Iti
cents per quart; cherries 8 cents per lb; and every thing else
ui a reniuinabie rule. Beef, fish, mid vegetables are also mucn
reduced in price.
A Counterfeit.?Moles of the denomination ol
S i on the Firmer." [Link ol .New .ler.rv. at .Mount Holly. In?
ter It. are m circulation id thai city. The execution of the ?ig.
neue i< hut poorly il me.w lule the Irody of the n-te il calculated
to deceive.
I n kpoi kei s.?Two gentlemen, Air. J. Murren
and Joseph White, while looking at the Delaware Prize Hun.
net yesterday, nr die corner of Arch nnd Third-streets, had
llieu poelteti rifled, llw former of (390 in note, mi ttie It mk ol
Now England, and the Inner of a S100 note on the Mechanics'
Baak oi tin. i iiy, and several lottery tickets.
Arrests.?Arrests of persons concerned in the
Kensington riots continue in be made. Vestenlav afternoon, a
boy mimed John lie--, brother to i he lud already in prison.wn*
brought before the Mayor, charged with participating in the
not ui St. Augtatine's Church, and lully committed, to inla.
bis trial at the Court of Sessions. Ned Sherry, an Irishman,
again*! whom the Grand .lory have found a iris, bill. Im, been
Lulled m the lum ol 82.0G0.
Immigrants ? Tin- packctship Thomas I*. Cope,
Capt, Miereken, arrived at the wharf, loot of Walnut .ire.t,
rliH morning, from Liverpool, with ?7u iieerage pmuemrer*,
live families of wiiieh were English, the renmindier being lrt?h.
Stocks ? The stock sules were luroe to-day, out
[?ru e. were not mi litm. The " liiucies" all declined more or
less. Wilmington kailrond shares improved I .
l-.r-r Board.-*SOshs Wilmington ICJt,b&flat 287; ;?0dodn
"'S':: 430 do dob 6 flat 29; 330 do. do. r w. S9; bj Cnou
jjnnk. I.ics*pvCI>; lo do.do.do. b.68; 110.(Ml Cincinnati
liondi "?? i : ? Pennsylvania Bank 2Ul:SO .North Arnerieaii
Ins.Co.: iii; $23028-10U State 76 .: u Lehigh 16; 130
tiiraril Bank 14 ?: lOOOStati tPi K B3; SOCniteil States Bunk,
5 ?b. flat 13; 19 do do 12J4; 3 Kensington Baak >l: 113 iNorris,
town RR.U , ; II Wilmington K It. Z:
Second Board?iO?liarai Schuylkill Bank, i'.fc I* 12; ^"i
? Io I in hi Bank ol Tennes-ee. B8; 4jU do Girard l!n ?, 14', ?
Odo It : loudodo II . iJl do Lehigh Co. 14?, ; 25doGrand
?,'ulf.caah. Ij. 100do .Morn. Canal MH?; ?Km Wilmington
IS58, *:<; t3u00 Cues. Sc Del. Canal i-me.M: tiuw.to
? a. flat.643a; 200shares New Orleans Gas, b. altar, c& I'
33; t'2 United States Hunk I2}?:3 doCnei, ?s |i-l. Canal
.to'-k Si: ?300City V-, 1864, Ittl; 19share*Schuylkill Nnviga
tion4L'i: l?Odo Wilmington Itailroad b.5 flat,33 ;;300dn
doZ) .; il do Planten1 Hank of Tennessee, 2.1., flat,70' .'.o
do .\laniilactorers .v. Mechanics Hank 25; 63000Camden Ac
Amboy Bonds lui.
ShipNem?!} P. id.?Cleared fii.s afternoon?
Ship .i.iim a Gostler, Peril, Montevideo. Bark I Ihio, lien r
gone. Bordeaux. Bremen brig Louise. Wenckn. Bremen via
Kichmond. BehrsGenoa. Lampher, Boston; Vcaia. Houpi
do : President. Leightim. do ; Baltimore, Bickmore do Su
taiinah and Tin.,-. Trvnor, Providence : Fort Hill. Gray.
Plymouth. ,Mii-.: John Kandolph. Mershon, Albany.
Jrnrt>l?Barks John Carver Pcndleton. 48 day.lrom Car.
dill. IVales: I-ihn-. Smalley; 5 days from Boston. Brig Mar
tin. Barton, "i days from Lubec. Sehr? Flash, R.?-?p 5 day*
iron, Fill River; NuwJersey, Bell. 3days i.Alban) . Ma.
rv. Itoilrr. 14days from Port tin Prince.
Weather wann and cloudy. Wind West.
I..ue from I'ortugul.
By a vessel arrived yesterday, we have re.
ceived the following Official Bulletin :
IIU Excellency the Ganeral Votconte de Fonte-Xova gives
noncethatuw bombardment ol Almeida iseontinued, but that
noUimg worthy of especial notice im. occurred since the pub.
beation ot hi* last Bulletin on ilw l?;rn of April.
To the Diario del Gotner ??> of the 15th of April was pub
li.Mil an accountol the capture ol tie- Captan Si. Cbaves, <>i
the army ol the r.urper. witn trn men. w ho v.er^ .ilemt to
h,rmaGuerilla imrry in the naighborh.Inf Li.mm. The
Captan Si Cbaves was severely wounded. Intercourse w irb
Hie .ray wa- ?lill interrupted.
Op'trto. April I*. 1844.
i;, onlernfHis Excellency.
I K LN'CIbCO lvfante DE laceroe.
Antonio Loci? d'.ai.hkc _
Destructive Conflagration.?A letter from
I Trcbizoncle, of Maren loth, contains the follow?
ing information:
Reshd, the capital ol" the rich province of Ghi.
Ian, Persia, has been Hie scene of a calamitous
conflagration, which has consumed i\- bazaars,
and several vast khans filled witfl merchandize.
The property destroyed is vtljed at two and a
'juarter millions of dol'ars. 'JVie coiiseipjenccs to
tne commerce between Persia and Europe cannot
tail to be injurious.
The province of (j'uJ'in consists of a long nar.
row plain, confined aetween a range of moun?
tains, penetrable b/ only .1 few jiusm s, and the
Caspian sea. lwsoil is of great fertility, produ?
cing large i-ro/? of wheat, rice, end other varie
j lies of grain; but tin: staple production is silk.
I All the Piviian silks, ot a superior quality, sold
:u Eurojpt*, none from Reshd. The city is built
to thejnidst ol a forest, and contains about two
j thousand houses. It is situated two leagues from
i ihgCaspian Sea,on which ilhasa harbor, unsafe
j m stormy weather. Its principal commerce con.
[sists of silk and cotton stuffs, and in dru^s. A
treaty of peace between the Russians and Per.
: ians was signed there in I7H-2.
B3-Tng Approai uwo Elkction, it is now ascertained,
will ue decided in favor ol Capt. Tyler, lie baving promaed the
proprietor ol ihebccaleobiou a tat office to produce by ?ieam
,i?f.r ?oters on lite principle that he produces iteam birds at
Broadu ly. lie thought the Hon, H.a. Wise dal not vuil
tm. hui.!? o? jjuuah t ?; Capt. Tyler '?Hur
ran. llurrati I jj?
? <>i KT CALENDAR .Tma t>?v.
Common Plkas.?iVos. 8, o7, V>,6?, 3, 9, 10 n
28; 35, 37, ???. ' '
Ttw Circuit und Superior Court wi'l also fit.
Tii?* Cotiit of F.rmr' commences this da/.
C 1t v l > i 1.1.1.11. E :?. c E.
rtt;;>vv.
UNTTED STATES CIRO IT COURT.Metire Ju>,,
IlKTTS. " j
Guyon r?. Serbjcl 5c Hitchcock.?Action ta
' recover for violal on of a Cotton Pre... already refers1 ?/
l'erd irr;. out ir ??. ?*
Patos .v Stewart ?.Edward Curti?, f,;
lector.?Aetioo to recover return of duries paid oodet ir..?
"liar: importation of" quantity ???? worsted .? ., [
? h upnLat ? roiei . i :
ciiarroouty u linen*, v
Court remarked, 'h't
r"Ve
orati
charge outy as linen*, wooie-n or such, wnen o reeled t? ?J 1
statute, tlicy mu?i lie manufactured entirety of .,.cjj. Ther**. j
?ent article* appear lo be a esarabijiatlon, and if not ec.iT,era
tedi.tbej are a litl I todnty.free. Verdict Joe phi ::!?io^.
? bc.ng amount of rlaim. 'i
! IMr. llotTtnan itated that the question is um LieferetheSa
i pretne CourU]
Wicht, Storcessi .v Shaw tt. Edward Cc?.
' Tis, Collector.?The packet ship SbetSeld ua> *nr*!*r> r
tne harbor hut year, hut raised ami heuiglit up tu the Lit," i
lie- cargo, winch ?n> wet and darriaged, w-.? .^at to thencl,'
. ::<? .to.-e. The r*ort Wardens gave notice to the Ceflaeaw tSj
the) would derriandthe right qt examining every no,,,','
ascertain ii damaged,previoOJ to tt..- duties l?-.ne adjusted
P i :i-' ida Btmntityuf yioVbonboardaitd.rtfasedtn?e. 1
i cede to the demand; asserting that ti.e law, nt the ?, S. nt
? ;,.i ?och autlionty n> the Port Wardens The. procui sedearti.
rjcateaof dattmgetrom the i'aptstn of the ?hip and Mr. '?
Cartwngbi, a marinesurveyor, a d demanded that the good.
i should t>e appraised an'l ihe damage e-timated. but the t'ol
j '????tor won .1 cot grant -a ... aid r-.irrp! tu : .!-.-..? ?. r,
' ft ate Iroio n Port aa ar leu. i' ? " ! u ??? ;-r.<e?t, oner*. '
? -? ' ? ? <.?:. .ge>. v ...
imerence. \ rrrhet lor ph?.
, sckage. 'i be go> :? n
? m .! ihej me to reo
tins, sul reel to the opiate
i lip. I IT O 'i tMV. reJa Ige K?m.
John S.CcN.vtNCHAJicr. OKO. W. Mili.i iu?Ac
i lion of replevin in relation to a span of tyoraea !c':s: Titternj;,
reierrcdto yesterday:) Verdict for defendants. ?18B H tat
: valuing tue property at
' VICE CllAA'CELWR'S^C?i RT....Before lloo. IV? f
I M'Coc.x. Vice t n. i.ivih.r.
Chkistopmek Wutik e*. William Frost.?
1 lite complainant, and others, liaveput upsphmdidlvtniassxtj
1 in Broadway, between Fourth and Art Kreett, aadscttttaa]
j reet back'from thestreet with a view to baleuor, i.e.
J Frost is abouterec?ng a cabinet uMikers* abop adjfsjmag;aad
i to ?et on a hue with the ?:rec: Motion i* rnadefor mjuoctioa
to o-.:r-iui him Iroiii .ucl! on V.-..' ground thai i..n. V.i.i Kno
! from whom he bought had agreed to set back. The raoGwv
j under the eircumstanees, was demeil.
UOI RT OF COMMON PLJiA&.Beforc Judge PtSB-tr
rtR.
Thomas Collier r?. j. Gci.ick.?Acdoo for
i irespesa againsta milithi line collector, alluded to rerterdar
? Verdict for plainutf ??')>. being Use highest vaiuatioauftat^'
petty taken.
M \RINE COURT.?BefoteJi do* Sxrra
Juiiv lt. IIklm r?. i ii a rloi ii. Kai be mai J,.h>
IIvt as -Inthii action where n pbun?lTclaimed a .addle
. brMlIc, and other such articles, as part of "a team,'*and taei?'j
lore exempt, the Jury found fur dclendaut*.
POIJCEOl FU F.
Extensive D*?:pkedations.?A few dava
i Justice Matscll and oflieen Joseph s:;d gtokely, arrv?ediarSi
boys-tor th ti> they bad committed and traced portiem af tatl
property the) had ttolen to the ,?.?<?; of several ria-eitn,!
ol rtolen giiods. At the hon - of l. ? ? B, rry.S ? Do vet ?fr? |
?he found a watch worth S3?, ?:?'!??'! from Jlarv N, .
(?reenwich .tn-.-t?at the house ol JobnCamgan, U i ktt m
i quant :> of cloths. ?? rth t ,', itohai front Wilson G llu.-.tl
,v Co. corner of Slaalen lane and William >ttcet-?|iu ja
oik cravats, worth s'>. .'.den from Kobe L. Smiui jg Lo. p>>|
Pearl iireet?and at the house of Catherine Mehan, \o yA
Cherry street II piece* balzorines, worth 5?".', oulen frotn|
BaMw ht St Thompson. ab.
nie
iji.oti, a|... a m.trtile iimt.tgi cl % ? ???.>,'?
Ironi Snnw *g r-in/rry. ,\o. I>. l.'outt.'ii'idt ?L-<at-ijr,je,e
nl., table covers, btrhup lawn*, n largr hra?, kettle, jgc j
found at the "ire.- liitterent places, hir which.tvnen arctdj
ret found. The ollicers also arrested Lew? Retry. Juan tarn |
gan mill Catlierme .Meti.iu, and they were all la id to ban" to'
answer.
Stealing Hosierv.?Jatnes O'Cbnuor, a boy,
wasarrested and eonimitted let Healing 3;; dozenofnutsdl
bose, \?. rth s.> .j, from Janie*Acker, .Nu. L Cellar .tnat.
Si y iling ? Mar, Savage was arrested and com
m ued for stealing money frotn the pocket ol UomuOaCi
porter at the Astor lluui
A boy named UVurge II. llow u,|. wasarmtejl
bj iirivate ?-iii-hmim Dnvison, wdh Iwustobni lirkint of buttrrll
in a cart, iul'earl itreii near <?..i slip, and sras eooMaiu?,
liiere were two men with him ? ho Sad and escaped.
Eliznhctli Hicks was arresied and committed fori
stealing ill Sfromtlie pocket of James Reytiuld? vf No. lhsj
Mulberry HreeL
John Francis-, was arrested and cotuniiiied torj
stealing aU. States mad bag.
CORONER'S OFFICR
Death uv < Fa ll.?An Irish woman, in a state
ofinioxicatioll, fell, Insl nigllLdown a bank iiear^hstrartf
and4thaveiuie, and was to badly injured that da) ditsllan]
morning. The Coroner was called to hold the ainuc^
HetHoilist t.eueinl Coitleren.ee,
Reported tor TheTnbune.
TWENTY SEVENTH DAY.?Famar, May3L
Uishop VV an.n 11 the I "iiair.
Seveinl Iteports linviiif* been presented and laid
i on the table under the rul.s. ihe
Chair presented the l?llowmg paper i
To the General Conference nt' the Mcthoditt Ep?teiu
I hutch.
Rev. ami Dear IIrictmrks.?
The undemgned re>pectlull) ami efrectionall; oflei to retj
calm con.ration the te.ult ot their eamsuIlBUoa Uiisamr
UO.HI In regnrd tu the uuuletunnl und >ei> delicaieqarsUai
which baa been xiliHieaod .meslly debated beasre yi
body. They have, w th the I vel e t interast, wateheil the i>ar?
great of the discUseHm; and have, awaited it, teruuu.itun
the ilecpesi ?dicitudo. As uVey have pored over tie. ittajtcl
anxious UuiuShi, b> duj and by mgiit. tn.1. havebeen mori
more impressed ? tn the dirlkulties connected therewith, a
the ii saatrous resuIts ? lieh, in their apprehanMon. arelhial
must iuevilable cunsequenco of present action ootha .imai
now pendiuc before you. To the undersgned it is tLlbapi
rent that a ilic aimi trurreon, ?Irethei affirmatively or negsi
ly, will most extensively disturb the peace und bamf
?videly .extended btotberl.i wh eh bat ?oeffective!]
'or good in tie-1 uited States of America and elsewheres)
ing the lasl wxly >ear?. in the development of a ?rstani efa
live energy, of which union has aluat, ls.-u a loa n elaieci
They have, withd ep emotion,inqu r d, can iiidUi: g basl
I to avoid in.evil ui much deprecated tijr even frieudel
1 common Aletbodiini l Lsonx and anxioml) have they a
f rasalisfictor) answer to.tnit inquiry, hut ti? i bava pan
in vain. At this painful crisis the) have unanimously caec
red m the propriety of recominenuing the poetponemsnt uih
iher action in ihe action in the case of Bishop .Andrew u?
the ensuing General Conference. It does i".t enter aRej
desigti of Ihe uiidi isigued to iiigue the en.^rivty uf their
cuminendation, utherwise strong and valid n sseee jnJgM
adduced in its tupporL 'l*hei cannot but Uiink t.'iat if the
barrastmentol Bishop Andrew ibould not cease bawia
timh, the, nex iGenoral Coofereoce. icpre?enuag.ihs v**'.
ministers, and people ol the -cvr:il Annual i tenMf*Mas,w
rill the fart, iu thei I.hall hue linked iu rev :ew bsfeMt
will be bolter qualified than the preteul General Coaltmeio
be lo adjudicate die case wisely and di*cr*cdy..' t.W"
cessation ol lhe< mbarrasstoent,the expiration uf thai"
i -il between Ihe piesenl and tin- ensuing General CuaNM
the undersigned believe that such a division of the wut?i?l
geneml superintendent*) might lie m ido without any 'f''Jtl
of a constitutional principle, as would lully euailuy ow
Andrew in tin.ctions ol the Church in ?lu-hli.? press
and service* would ho welcome and cordiaL iribecoanep
lUedontlt? ereasion by the undiT'iguid ?? ileeinoltOv*
one, tbev persuade themselves that llieii /uittfiratiaa
view of ell outdid and peaee.lovini persoos, wiQbaM
iheir-Toog ,i, .,r,.. t., prevent ibsun ? a.and to promote Uia?*f
in the Church.
\ i ry respei r fully mnl alleetionatali lubmitted,
JIISIIU ? SOCLE,
I l.l.iMl IIEDliliVU,
B. v: VCGH,
i IIOS. A. MORRIS.
Thurtdau a ft, moon. M.:u 3?, 18M. ,
.Mr. Col t ins moved tliut tins paper be iccepttd
and adopted. . . ]
Mr. Pi.vley sni.l he hoped this mailer, I8**!
form now presented, would not be pressed to an imae!>s'*J
vote. Ha wanted Uine to consider tfce lubjeet.
Mr. tt Arien was not \<r pared to udopt the recora-l
rnendatiuti nf the Bishops at present, though he iBsgliJtisrtl
more favorably of it on further reflection. llebotsHUMSSS-l
j- i-t would be postp med. J
Mr. A m Ks inquired what would be the rw" *j
the sdnption of this imper in relation to theeliarsrter "f^.'
op Andrew, Ii.? character had not liceu pa?*d with f"1 "
tneotlier Btshopi'. WaaitpniptMed to pass il by a gNoja i
vots. if thai iiai>er should beadopted, cr would ilsadap?oa w j
equivalent tu passing his character'
The Ch un said the Journal w mild-bow the con- jj
drtion in which that matter would be placed. . *?
Mr Mm iikli. moved to postpone the toweetl"
to morrow morning, and thai the document he nnnted.
.Air. I ??! i :\? sun! lie bail no objection tm***
Hon. and would withdraw h ?. wn ?
Mr. Havk.ns wanted load immediately. Utom
not rli.'ik ibat any delay wa. called e.r.
Dr. I'v^i.. xvim opposed tu Hie presenl thcvot,
and in fevorof relerriag the paper t., a (Jrtmnittio^'j'E
three froui !!?? South, three frum the North, and ihm ttemte*
muUiUConfotuaon. Ifiateh Commtttec could ign*
t^hwplan.be liioughl tlwre would is- nod flkylty ia r?-0??
majority ui its lavoi in the i lonfereoce. .
Mr. Slicek Iturdiy thuuglii it necessary i? i"
the subject over or to appoint a Committee. Thai had Mg
two or three i*ommtUces already, l'h* Bishops aargbtw*"
to lepresenrevery pottiiartsf the Church unite n, ?elisisne*
Committee, lie had tell rroni llie rirsl that th* <**'":
wt-doui ot the L|ii-.--ai icy would be mfBcient, ilorie?*Ss5S"
tu the ubj?-t. to aave the Church from bet difficilka?. tu
would lUggeM 'hat Iii? aubj rCI be 'aki-n uu tlm alteni'ss.'. *-*;
thai the Ci>?seie?ce adjourn Imlfan hour befor* t)w uaid w*
in give sw delegataa opportunity tor i-uruuitatmo.
llr. Hamllnk tiiiiu?ui in. i .ru.sol hti-iness r?
oured the reference ..i th- paper to a t Vmimhtea, lleo-l **
... .i a , I., ? proy.^Kiun nom so rapotsawasv***
and he could not say Vr. without reOecUOO.
?lr. < OLLiNs could s?e no propriety i" S
Committee. He was willing to act at ooce.'a?d beUsnuM
immediate action dug to the wore-.- from which 'J* ff
.'ame.
Mr. Crowdek approved tiie motion of brof^
;'"lo.... "IV i-u.er , propoutioo foe peace sn
'..ought it .h old le: take:, up immedwtel ? -.. ?u a. If
yield to t.,1
.Mr. U
uprotaaution.kHuxdosOatuflce. i. fit.
* i>'nkk ii.i,.en ro amend the motion >>? "
)ng 1 o'clock th:. alterioou u the tnuv tocotwtrw"! t**"
1 :':t' Id
Mr. Rapeh said this motion, If it prevailed, wooib
not i low time for rMnsultatioa among the iMrgoia. .
Mr. Stkinckjeld moved to lay iMr
motion on die table. Carried. ^~
In. Lam., said he did not wish t" have ?n.v!"?j
?nee'iiig? of Ircteg.iu-s for consultation, lie caroe?uy W"
the iubject would be referred to a Comgaiuae. n-^
Mr. UowEN agreed mainly with Dr. t. lur
iubject was .. iw before us in a new form, it?!??";lutf j
toll insidcred. lie thought, however, th i' a ? ^ZZ^at
fro ii ertch Conttteaext would b>.- better than a <.??"?
D,". Om?, said he had a faint hope yesterdaytW
ximctlimg could be done to pnnlucc harmuur. IkH WJtt
ii id been well nigh blasted this ua>nuag. lie was ut
referring the subject to a Committee, but he t'.l'--''...'u
"I the seveial l.'uuf
>h!o. We wuni to know
reoces should meet ,."1,aru,jot
.w wlR'ther this pUfl ~l
?if our d.tTicultic., settle the yuldio u.iud. and secure P**{ ^
haruiouy. or wtitli.er it will he likely to create "^va-l
gerous ag.taliuns during the next four >ears. II"
?uld not be nastily considered. .. , ,ij he
Mr. J. 1. 1'KiK thought th> subject ^"ald^.
|Ki?tpoue,l 1.11 to morrow un ruing, hut he had l,,'.l, 'ff.%ALntt
IMtiees. ?1'hei.ahor.ofUi.iwraiieiiH aypointcl had W ? J
e mud. a id he -oV ?.,1* he! eie.1 that we were ?'^
than we were U hours ago. It an) hope
in ho mind, it would have expired, hut h* had ,"cr*^,'n,,??
I he red cuesii.ui |?e?eute.t i.? tin. pil- r ? >?. ae
Should take 11 all we had sa .l and .l..ae w :? m I.? ;' '
.lay. A commutee would only plunge u? i'* '' <wi?j- V" *"okl
ii. He was tor meeuiig the quertlun prompUT. V.wul;?l
stand by Jos principles, aud if they wx.e o? ertarv? .1 ? -
fall with them to the dust. . ., , ..?.her*
?Mr. CartwkiouT said he Imped lh? ^nWJ
would have an opportunity to consider the swUJCl ??? ? ?
momenta | lie bad heeu ui a ttfoot awl' udhcurues.

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