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VOL. 11—NO. 241.
I'o'iimittee of Arbitration for th", month of Nuceiuhcr.
Smtttog and (tainmcrthl gltbieto.
BAI.TIMORK, November 30, 1858.
Stocks wore less active to-day tlian on yesterday
but there was nevertheless a fair amount of busi
ness done at the Board. The leading stock, Balti.
more and Ohio Railroad, was decidedly better, the
sales showing an improvement in it to-day of half a
dollar per share. There were 715 shares sold at the
Bond at $57 cash, and at the same figure seller GO
after 30, and buyer's option GO days, and it closed
firm at $56% bid, 557 asked regular way. There is
an evident scarcity of cash stock, which is indi
cated by the cash and time sales being made at the
same fig ure, and this fact tends to rather strengthen
the market. Northern Central Railway was quiet
to-day, and the market for it rather heavy. There !
were 424 shares sold at $23% buyer GO days,and from
$23% down to $23% cash, and it left off at $23% j
bid, $21!% asked regular way. Canton closed to- i
day at $20% bid, S2l asked, Santa Clara Mining at
sls% bid. S2O asked, and Springfield Mining at $2
bid, $2.18% asked regular way. Railroad bonds
are steady at about previous rates. The sales to. ■
day include $2,000 Baltimore and Ohio 1885's at '
84%, $3,000 Northern Central 188.Vs at 73%@73%, i
closing at the latter figure, and $3,000 Northwestern
Virginia unendorsed third mortgage bonds at 35.
There was a sale at the Board of S3OO Baltimore (
city G's 1800 at 08%, which is a decline. Bank '
stocks continue firm. We note sales of 23 shares j
Farmers' and Merchants' at $lO%.
At New York to-day stocks were rather irregular.
Erie advanced at the first board %, but fell off again
at the second %. Missouri G's advanced %; New
York Central %; Reading and Michigan Southern
declined %, and Galena and Chicago %, and the
market closed heavy.
The Foreign Exchange market at New York is
firmer without much activity. Sterling is quoted I
at 100%@101' 1 i for bankers' bills, and 10814(510!)%
for commercial signatures. Francsat 5.20(0)5.10%.
The New York hank statement which we annex,
is, upon the whole, more satisfactory than was gen
erally expected. The specie column, notwithstand
ing the heavy shipments to the South during the i
week, shows an augmentation of $366,916, and the j
loans a slight decrease. The net deposits have de
creased 51,211,720. The returns, as compared with
those of the week ending November 20, are as
Nov 20. Nov. 27.
J-°a ns $125.598,032 $125,585,098 J>ec..s 87.00!) ,
Specie 20.790,815 27.157.731 Inc.. 366,916
Circulation... 7,860.576 7.652,457 Pec 208 121
Deposits 87,845,428 86,733.705 11ec.'.i,211723
The weekly statement of the Philadelphia Banks i
presents the following aggregates, as compared with
those of the previous week :
Nov. 22. Nov. 20.
Capital, $11,449,085 11.450.125 Inc. 440
Loans, 26.236,924 26.152,600 Dec. 84 3**4
Specie, 6.800.132 0,635,382 Dec! 104 750
Hue from b'ks., 1,709.253 1.629.820 llec 79 4"7
Due other b'ks., 4.110.045 3.901,6.5 Dec. 124 440
Deposits. 10.700.923 10.030.208 Dec. 129 055
Circulation. 2.738.490 2.632.063 Dec. 105 827
The receipts of wheat at Buffalo to the 23d inst",
Oswego Ist inst., and Ogdensburg to 13th inst.,
were as follows:
Wheat, bu. Flour, bbls. Wheat.bu. Flour bbls
Buffalo 10,441.136 1.461,594 8.243.690 685 530
Oswego 5,007.518 SI .483 3,911.404 77.544
Ogdensburg .. 070,046 327.000 393.080 297.962
T0ta1...15.821.700 1.870.137 12,548,784 1.961.030
IV heat reduced to flour... .3.104,340 2,509,757 ! 1
Total 5.034 477 3,570.783 j <
Excess received in 1858 1,463,694 bbls. | 1
According to the United Suites Treasurer's latest j !
statement, the condition of the treasury is as fol- I '
On deposit *8,753.724 54 i ]
Drafts drawn, but not paid 2,693 900 20 i \
Subject to draft 6.059 824 28 !
Reduction 1,113.085 88 1 ,
Receipts 447.078 51 ! f
Drafts paid 1.175 351 31 I ,
Drafts issued 1,560.104 39 i
Net balance 3,810 439 63 | ,
The exports of specie from California for the j 1
month of October and the year were as follows: \
October -54.042.n70
Previously this yewr 35.095,113 [
Total since Jan. 1. 1858 .539.437.792 i
Corresponding period, 1857 t
Excess in favor of this year $140,906 \ \
The value of exports other than specie, for tlio j ;
month of October, was 5474,570. j i
The Board of Directors of the Pacific Mail Steam-
ship Company have declared a dividend often per
cent, of the profits, payable to the stockholders of
the Company on and after Saturday, Dec. 4.
The increased earnings of the Erie Railroad for
November are reported at S7s,ooo(®sßo,tioo over
those of November of last year. This fact it is sup
posed has been the cause of the recent advance of
the stock in New York.
THE BAY STATE MII.ES.—The "Committee of Creditors"
of the Bay State Mills have issued a circular recommend
ing a new plan for capital.zing the debts into the "Wash
ingtun Mills." The U.UI debts arc $2,40(1.000. of which
$1,500,000 are held by individuals, and SOOO,OOO by cor
Iterations, executors and guardians tumble to take stock,
or to whom such a course would involve unreasonable re
sponsibilities. Tlie holders of the $1,508,000 are to become
stockholders and receive certificates on the relinquishment
of their claims. The $900,000 is to lie constituted a five
years' debt, secured by an eriual amount of the capital
stock. If all the creditors subscribe, a dividend of 33 per
cent, is to he made at once; if the subscription amounts
to $2,000,000 only, a dividend of 25 per cent.; if to $1,800,-
000 only, a dividend of 20 per cent. The agreement is not
to be binding unless the subscription amounts to $1,800,-
000. and no creditor is to have the right to come in aft r
January Ist, ISSB, except by permission of the committee,
and none is to come in, at any rate, after January 15.
The committee are of opinion that a public sale of the
real estate is advisable. They seem to think, also, that
the directors of the new corporation will sell fine of the
three mills, by means of which a large addition will !>.•
made to the active capital. Two of the directors are to he
nominated by the holders of the $900,000 above mention
ed. This $900,000 is to receive its proportion of all the
dividends paid, to the extent of 6 per cent, per annum for
the five years—all excess of dividends above 6 per cent,
to go to the stockholders. The corporation is to be formed
when $1,800,000 is subscribed. Those creditors who do
not join in the plan will receive their dividends, of course,
from the receivers. These dividends will be based on the
$1,300,000 already collected, increased by whatever sum
is paid by the Washington .Mills for the real estate. If
this latter sum should be $500,000. a creditor not joining
the new plan would receive 75 cents on a dollar. The
treasurer of the new company is to represent those credit
ors who subscribe to the plan, and is to receive their divi
dends from the receivers.— Boston Post, Xor. 27.
The Cumberland City Ba> k. at Cumberland, Md., closed
on Friday last. The Civilian says :
There were many causes combined to effect the ruin of
this institution, of which we might mention, a prejudice
of certain individuals, who exerted themselves with un
ceasing efforts to cast odium upon the c uicern, and bring
it into disrepute—some persons failing to make capital
out of the bank also used every effort to injure its credit
and standing—and last week, the refusal of a New York
house to pay two certain drafts, drawn upon them hv the
City Bank, has obliged it to close its doors, make an as
signment, and go into liquidation. Mr. James R. Annan,
of this city, is the assignee, to whom the entire property
of the hunk iias been handed over. Mr. Annan is a gen
tleman of the highest honor, and in whose hands the cred
itors of the bank can place everv confidence. The con
cern was first established in 1848* as a "Savings Institu
tion," but in 1850 it was converted by an act of the Legis
lature into a bank called the "Cumberland Savings
Bank." In 1858, at the last session of the Assembly, the
name was changed to "Cumberland City Bank."
The officers of the bank were Mr. James T. Norton, of
New York, who was only last September chosen Presi
dent; James M. Schley, Esq., our fellow townsman was
President preceding Mr. Norton. 51 r. Win. O. Spavtlt,
formerly of Ohio, has been cashier for the past two years
or more, and during that time lias become generally well
known to our business men. and others, with whom he is
warmly esteemed as a worthy gentleman, an honest and
upright man.
What the assets and liabilities of the bank are. is not
yet made public, but we presume its condition will he
published at an early day. The debts of the concern, we
think, cannot be great, as it did a small business, and its
circulation does not exceed SIB,OOO. or perhaps $20,000.
We understand that nearly, or all of its depositors have
been paid, leaving no creditors but bill and stockholders,
the latter will, of course, if any. be the principal losers!
There is very little of its money in circulation in this city
and county, and we are told that what is out is distant
and widely scattered.
The Civilian advises the creditors not to sacrifice the
READING RAILROAD —The tonnage of the Philadelphia
and P.eading Railroad for the past week was the largest of
the year. Ttie future prospects of the company
look exceedingly flattering. Thev closed the year
yesterday with about $1,290,000 net profit, and it is
thought by the best informed, in 1859 it cannot be much
short of $1,700,000. Four weeks from this date it is ex
pected that the tonnage will be 25,000 against 0.500 last
year, as Iron works now in operation were then suspended.
The net cost for transporting coai this year lias been 09
cents per ton. ami this, it is stated, will be reduced next
y ear. as the Company owns one of the most valuable coal
mines in Schuylkill county, and mine their own coal for
their engines. The fuel next year will not co t $609 00
against $450 000 hvc years ago when the engines burned
wood. In a few months the road from Reading to Allen
town, connecting with the New Jersey Central will he
finished, forming a direct line from New York citv to
P.ttsburg by Reading, taking all the passengers and
light freight from New A ork over the Lebanon Vallev I
Railroad instead of via Philadelphia. This will render the !
Lebanon \ alley Railroad one of the most profitable pro- 1
per ties of the Reading Railroad Company.
of $3,312 in the third week in November.
The Banking house of Geo. Smith k Co ,of Chicago it
is said, is winding up its affairs with its depositors and
will for the future confine itself to the purchase and sale
of exchange, and the negotiation of paper. This house
isoneof the oldest in that section, and the head of the
concern, Mr. Smith, has made an immense fortune in
the past fifteen years' operations in that section of the
The coal trade of the Lehigh and Schuylkill regions is
increasing. The last week's report showed an excess of
32,439 tons, but the decrease in the entire season is set
down at 117,578 tons.
MINING COMPANY (ClilF Mine) is just out. For the year
ending Nov. 30,1557. the product wasl,6Bl3£ tons, which,
with 71.530 lbs. of refined Copper, the yield of a large ac
cumulation of slag at the furnaces, produced in money
$496,870. The ordinary expenditures were $318,795,
properly chargeable to the year. The total expenditures
were $329,889, including the cost of two steam engines 1
and appurtenances. The net profits of the year were -179
095, from which a dividend of $lO on $6.0 0 shares and a
dividend of $5 on 20,000 shares has been paid. The surplus
on hand Dec. 1, 1857, was $136,897.
The exports of specie from California for the month of
October and the year were as follows:
October $4,342 679
Previously this year 35,095,113
Total since Jan. Ist. 1858 39,437,792
Corresponding period. 1857 39,296.886
Excess in favor of this year $140,906
The value of exports other than specie, for the month of j
October wus $474,570.
The interest coupons on the bonds of the Treverton Coal :
and Railroad Company, due on the Ist of December will
be paid on that day.
in the ease of Mr. Houghton, cashier of
the Litchfield Bank of Connecticut, has been postponed on
account of his being in a state of health bordering on in- J
sanity to such time as the sheriff shall ask to have it call
ed up.
The New Haven Journal and Courier savs:
We understand that the affairs of the Bank are in a des- !
pmte condition, but the receivers, Messrs. Harrison and
F♦Vh J t?nh!?n e f erill, i lied to di<?cha n?e their duty, and pro- I
tect the public from loss, as far as possible.
,"J ?J: *} n the instant, a motion was made
Judges McLean and Leavitt, of the United States
Circuit Court on behalf of George S.Coe Trustee Ac. of
the second l "° rt KS e -bond holders of the Cincinnati, Wil
mington and Zanesville Railroad, for a final decree direct
ing the sale of the road. The principal ground of the mo
tion is the fact that the interest has not been paid, an i
that the bond holders are entitled to the relief stipulated ,
by their mortgages The Company claim that if permit
t d to go on with their operations undisturbed until
April, they will be enabled to pay the interest and dis
| charge their obligations. The motion was to be argued on
LOX I>o\ MONEY M A RKF.T.—Consols were quoted at
the close on Friday at 98 l d (aj9B* for mom y and account,
j The bullion in the Rank of England had increased
Messrs. Raring Bros, quote money easy at 27*%3 per
cent.; Bar Silver ss. l*d.; Dollars nominal atf>s. ,Vl.:
Eagles 765. 3<).
A MKRK'A N SECL RlTlE.B.—Messrs. Baring Bros. k Co
note an improved demand for American Securities.
United States 6's. 95
Massachusetts s's sterling bonds 102 103
Maryland 5 perc nt. sterling bonds 95 ,<7;
Pennsylvania 5 percent, sterling 82 Ui\
Pennsylvania 5 per cent, bonds, 1877 sr. 87
Virginia s's and 6> sr, <>4
Railway securities quiet—Panama bonds.... 95 (.4
Messrs. Bell & Co. report State stocks in improved de
mand and all qualities slightlv advanced. Railroad secu
rities quiet.
Unit* d States 6 per cent?. '67- '6B 103 <7T 103
Uniti'd States 0 percent, bonds. 'US 104*<7 105^
I rited States 5 percent, bonds, '74 94 C a, 95
Alabama 5 per cent, bonds 77 * utt
Kentucky 6 percent, bonds. 'sS-'72 96 97
Massacbusetts 5 per cent, bonds 101 ('#ilt)3
Ohio 6 percent, stock, *76 9,.>w 97^
Pennsylvania 5'5..... 82 84
Tennessee 6 per cent, bonds 84 77 86
Virginia 6 per cent. Bonds, 'B6 86 ... 88
A irginia 5 percent. Sterling bonds, "88 86 Or 88
Boston 5 per cent bonds, divers 90 i.i 92
Illinois 7 per cent., Freelands. '6O 81 (.6 S3
Illinois 6 per cent. "75 SI (T/i 83
Illinois Central 7 per cent. ? 75 81 (a 83
I llinois shares dis. 24 (74 22
Michigan Central Railroad 8 percent. *69 86 (./ 8S
New York Central 7 per cent., con v.. *O4 94 (a) 97
New York Central 0 per cent., not conv., *83.. 82 (d, 84 !
New York Central Railroad shares 76 (a 7**
New York and Erie 7 percent. 3d mort. '93.. 69 (aj 70
New York and Erie shares 15 (cu 17
Panama Ist mort. Sterling bonds. '59 100 (?t,
Panama Ist inort. bonds. '65 93 (77 95
Pennsylvania Central G per ct. Ist mort. 'BO.. 90 @ 92
The London Times of Friday quotes sales of
Illinois Central 7's of 1860, Freelands 82 (a)
New York Central shares [email protected]
TOBSDAT, November 30, 1858.
s3ooßalt. 6's, '90..98# 75 shi.B.&O.RR. ..57
2000B.Ao.RR.bds. '85..84# 50 " • 1,2..57
lOOON.C.RK.bds. '50..73?, 100 44 44 sCoaf.ot>..s7
2000 44 44 '85..73# 163 44 44 ..57
300GN.W.Va. Sdm.bds ..35 50 14 44 55..57
23 sbs.Far.&Mer.Bk..4oJE 150 * 4 4 b00.!57
150 " N.C.KR. ..23#' 25 44 44 b3..57
44 44 L60..23# 50 44 - 4 ..57
& 4 4 4 ' . .23#i
Prices ami safes of Stocks in New JTorJc.
Through WM. FISHER AC SON, Stock and Bill Brokers.
Ist Board. 2d Board.
Virginia 6*9 96* 00
Missouri 6's 90 00
Illinois bonds 00 00
Canton Company 00 00
Erie Railroad.. is# 17*
New York Central Rai1r0ad....83% 83if
Reading Railroad 51* 51*
Panama Railroad 00 00
Celeveland & Toledo R. R 31* 00
Rock Island 00 Go
Michigan Southern R.R 21* 21*
Cumberland Coal 00 00
'Harlem 00 00
Galena & Chicago 00 71 7 # '
La Crosse Ac Milwaukee 4 00
Milwaukie A Miss 00 00
Market steady. heavy.
TUESDAY, November 30.
COFFF.E.—Coffee continues in demand, and the market
for it is very firm. An invoice of 1.600 bags good Rio ex
"\\ initred" vu sold to-day sat lit: cis., less 1 percent.—
IVe continue to quote Rio at 11ftX cts. for fair to good,
lloi'n 12 cts. for- prime. L.-igiuma si! 11 olij,' els., and
Java Coffee at l-1.0 15 cts. per lis. There were some 2.000
bags Coffee received here yesterday fiom New York. The
stock is therefore not reduced, and it is still about 1.000
FLOUR.—The Flour market presents no new features.
There was a fair inquiry for it on 'Change, and all vari
eties were steady at ycsterdsiy's rates. Good sts-aiglit
brands of Howard Street Super maybe quoted firm sit
$5.12%, but Ohio and mixed brands of Howard Street do.
are, as they were yesterday, dull at this figure Th tv
was nothing done this morning in either Howstril Stie. t
or Ohio Flour. For City Mills there was considerable in
quiry and sales were reported of COO bbls. common Super
ats4.S7%, 150 bbls. good do at $5. and of 100 bbls. Fxtra
at $6.12% per bid. Extra Flour may be quoted to-day at
$a.37% lor Ohio. $5.50 5 5.62% for Howard Street sind 46
(a 6 12% for regular shipping brands Citv Mills. We con
tinue toqnnle Rye Flour at $4(0)4.25 )' r bbl. There is
some inquiry for Corn Meal, and we note a sale to-day of
400 bbls. Baltimore kiln dri-d sit $4 per bbl. Perm-\ iy.a
nia Mesil t-sin lie bought at $2.50, and we quote Brandy
wine do. at $4 25 per bbl.
BUCKWHEAT F LOCR. —There is a fair demand for Buck
wheat Flour, and we note sales to-day of some 3,000 lbs
fair to good at $2.7.2 37%, and of 1.000 Matthew's premi
um at $3 per 100 lbs.
GRAIN. The receipts off?rain this morning were com
paratively light, the offerings amounting altogether tn
less than 40.0(H) bushels. Wheat was steady at about
yesterday's prices, but Corn was a shade lower. There
were some 18.000 bushels Com, mostly new. at market,
and it sold at 55 cr)6l cts. for new white, 57m 07 cts. for
common to prime new yellow, and we quote old yellow
at 75 nBO cts. There was no old white at market* The
receipts of M h.-at reached about 11,000 bushels. Good lots
continue in demand, but for common Wheats the market is
still ds sold at 117 -/122 cts. for good to prime, and
whites 125 //135 cts. for fair to good, 138 ./140 cts. for prime,
and 14-Vu 147 cts. for fancy lots. A cargo of 2.000 bushels
Northern Rye was offered on 'Change but it was not sold.
It was held at 85 cts. We note sales 0f2,00 bushels Penn
sylvania Rye at 82 aB4 cts. Oats continue in demand,
and the market for them is quite firm. There were some
5.000 bushels offered all of which were sold at 42(/£46 cts.
for Maryland and Virginia, and 44th 48 cts. for Pennsyl
vania. '
IHH.S.—Hogs wore in good supply again to day, some
Z,oW) head being in the pens at the scales. There was but
little done in thorn, most of the packers being indisposed
to buy largely ot the advanced rates demanded, hut they
were nevertheless held very firmly at $7<Vf7.25 per 100 lbs.
lit l for good to prime lots.
SIOLASSLS.—There were sales this morning at auction
of IIS lthts.. and 20 half bids, new crop New Orb ens Mo
lasses at 42(044 cts.. ami of 15 lihds. old Cuba Muscovado
do. at 25 cts. Some of the New Orleans Molasses, it tv'll
beseeu, s.-id at the trice pnvi.ai Iv ob
tained lor :t, hut the Cuba sold at a decline. Knglish Is
land Molasses is held a 2(3 0,28 cts., and Don .. hi. odo
at 85 cts.
PHOVlSlOXS.—Provisions are still (poet hut the mar
ket exhibits no material change. A despatch'from Cincin
nati. dated Nov. 2'Jth, states that the market there is weak
er, and that there are more sell.- s than buyers for every
thing except Lard, which is still active. "We have re
ported to day sales of 4.000 pieces dry salted Hams to ar
rive at 9 cts., and we ln-ar that (i.V and cts. COdavs. was
refused for Bulk Shoulders and Sides to arrive. I.a'rd is
still in demand, and we note a sale to day of 50 Obis. City
Leaf at cts., Western Leaf is h**ld firmly at 11 cts.
There is nothing doing in barrelled Pork; we quote Mess
at .>17(5)1/.2a, and Prime at sl4 it 44.59 per bbl. Beef is
steady at $11.50(//)12 for No. 1, and sls per bbl. for Mess,
but there is very little inquiry for it Bacon is selling in
retail lots at 7)i r u7)£ cts. for Shoulders and 9jjT<i9J£ cts.
for Sides, and we note a sale of 150 pieces new Ilams at 11
cts. huHer and Cheese are quiet but steady at our pre
vious quotations.
RIC h. Rice continues dull. There are. however, some
j few sales making at the quotations, which are 3# 753?'
C^ct'" r i°nc' nar^r l'riine. The stock here is quite large.
SI (ARS.—-Messrs. Lemraon k Brogdcn offered to-day
at auction a lot of llOlihds. new crop New Orleans Su
" foc'n 311 wa f sold at pi ices ranging from $7 80 to
$8 50. The sale was well attended, and the Sugar brought
full prices. Ihe above is the first lot of new crop New
Orleans Sugar that has been received here this season.
, The cargo of Idols. I\irto Rico Sugar ex ''Frances
Jane ' was sold yesterday by private contract as follows,
viz : lo hhds. at $6.75. 82 lihds. at $7, and SO hhds. at
. s<.oo, and 27 hhds. of it was re-sold to davat auction at
from $-7.25 to 8. Sugars may he quoted as closing firm at
I the following rates, viz: $0.50(5 6.75 for refining grades
! English Island. $7.25 </ S for grocers' style Cuba,
.509/8.50 for fair to prime Porto Rico, and $7.75(5 8.50
for fair to prime new crop New Orleans.
SEEDS.—Ho verseed is in better demand, and the mar
ket for it is firmer. We heard this morning of a sale of
CO bushels prime new at $5.70 per bushel measure, which
; is a decided advance. We hoard also of a sale of 70 bush
i *}H Prime Timothy Seed at $2.12# per bushel. We quote
Cloversecd to-day as ranging from $5.50 to $5.75; Timothy
at $2 a 2.12#. and Flaxseed at $1.35 n 1.40 per bushel
SALT.—Liverpool Salt is still selling quit- freelv in
lots from store at 85 cK for Ground Alum, 130 cts\ for
Marshall s and Jeftrey and Darcy's Fine, and 140 cts. per
; sack for Ashton's do. There is none here afloat. Turks
. Island Salt is dull, we quote it nominal at 18(5)20 cts. per
bushel from store. We note the import yesterday of a
j cargo of 4.800 bushels Turks Island Salt.
1 WHISK EY.—There is moredoing in Whiskey than there
j has been for a day or two past, but the market for it is irreg
ular. We note to day sales of 250 bbls. City Whiskey at
jLa ets.. and 250 bbls. Ohio do. at 26 cts. There were at
the close more sellers than buyers of Ohio Whiskey at the
above figure. City and Country Whiskey closed steady at
j - u cta - '
ferings of beef cattle at the different yards, arele-s than last
week, amounting to only about 1.700 head. Prices were
without an.v material change, except for common stock,
but the market was rather dull at the close About t; 000
Sheep were offered at Warden's. The market was dull
I prices ranging at $2.50 h 3.50 each, equal to 7K©BK cts!
per lh., dte.-sed. Some 300 Cows and Calves were at mar
ket, selling at from S3O t.) S4O for good. S2O to *3O for mid
dling quality, and sls to $25 Tor dry Cows. Of Hogs the
] receipts are large, amounting to 7.087 at Phillips' yard
and prices are firmer; common to good quality brought *6
@7, and extra do. $7.25, the net 100 lbs. ' *
j s "'e- "a Saturday of 204 libK; and to day of 1,200d0 at
oX('ubs f ° r ir!iill a,nl YI ' I,OW dip ' ai "' i l - 75 for ItitrJ. per
SPIRITS—SaIes on Saturday of 730 bbls. at 45 M ets per
gallon No sales to-day.
ROBlN—Sales on Saturday of 200 bbls. No. 2 at $1.15
and of 4..9 do. at $1 25 per bid. Nothing doing to-dav in
either grade.
TAB—Sales on Saturday of 251 bids at $2.25 per bbl.
The Cincinnati Price Current speaking of high prices
l'or hogs based on calculations of a short crop says :
"To our mind, there are not now, nor has there been at
any time sine - last September, any legitimate evidences
of a falling offin the numberof hogs which will be brought
to market this season as compared with last, but on the
contrary, as we have again and again slated, an impor
tant increase. t)f course, this increase will be greater or
less, according to the inducements held out in prices to
bring out hogs, but it must be admitted that the present
prices are the strongest kind of inducements to do this,
and the advices we have from all parts of ttic West leave
no doubt in our mind that the increase will be large. We
may he mistaken in our conclusion, but if we are j t will
be the first time in eight or nine years, though the ap
pearances are often against us for a time."
NEW YORK. NOV. 30.—Flour is easier but prices un
changed— Ohio [email protected]; State [email protected] Wheat is
dull and heavy for common; Prime steady—Sales of 7.000
bushels—lP d 112 o 125 cts.; white 125(u 145 ets. Corn is
heavy—Sales of 41.000 bushels—Mixed [email protected] cts. Be if
18 njVir and l ,r 'ees lower—Sales at s9l/11. Pork is firm
—"ld Mess at $17.40 „17 60, New $17.75.) IS. Prime $13.50
\t " , V'l buoyant at uli cts. Sugar is steady—
SS,™Cts. Cou-e is firm at 9*67,12 cts.-
Rice is firm wv- f ea ' ,y at ets. Hosin is firm.
Rice is firm. \\ h.skey is steady, •
nuiet* ' '*7 r'"' 011 - —The Cotton market is
portent a lini " tendency. Sales unim
baiir-S^°j-,„®-^ssr Cotton to ,lay 7000
BIFFALO. Nov 29. 1 P. M.-Marke't for flour is dull this
morning, and notlnng doing, except for the home trade
no change to note m quotations; [email protected] for good to
choice extra Indiana Ohio Michigan and Canadian.-
\\ neat fu 11 and held above the views of buyers- sales of
5.090 buahcls common Chicago spring at 70 cts. (,'orn
scarce and in_ good demand; market better; sales" 10.000
bushels at 05 cts.; buyers are now offering 70 cts. No
sales of other grains. Oats scarce and very firm, and
Whiskey held at 22 cts. Receipts l>v lake for tlie last
48 hours. 3221 bbls. flour; 18.780 bushels wheat. Weather
cold, and prospects of a spoedy close.
front Manchester an- encouraging, there having been a
slight advance in all kinds of goods.
Richardson, Spenee & Co.. quote Flour very dull hut
stendy; Western Canal 205.; Philadelphia and Baltimore
20s. 6d.(arils. 6d.; Ohio 225. u 245. Wheat quiet but
steady; red Mesterri 4s. Gd @Gs. 3d.; white do. fls.ffifis.
on.; white Southern 65.9 d.( 7s. Corn very dull and quota
tions nominal; mixed 285.; yellow 295.; white 325.
Athya & Co., Richardson. Spence & Co., James Mcllenry
and others,quote Ileef heavy, and all qualities slightly
lower, causing rather more business at the close. Pork
dull at 70s. Bacon heavy, with hut little inquiry, and
pnees weak. Lard dull, and prime freely offered at 52-
the market closing firmer, however, fallow advanced
Gd ; Butchers Association quoted at 51s. [email protected]„ but
with none on the market.
other circulars quote ashes quiet; Pots 305.©305. 3d.-
Pearls o_s. od.©„2s 0,1. Sugar quiet but buoyant. Coffee
urm. Rice firm and 6d. higher; Carolina 18s.(ai!23s. 6d.
for roiddlidg to tine. Tea—an average business without
quotable Change in rates. Rosin steady; common scarce.
at 4s. 2d.;.4 4s. 3d.; medium ss. 0d.../*s.; tine 12s. • 17
I I Hides dull. Bark dull; Baltimore 6s. 6d.; Philadelphia—
sales unimportant. Cod Oil £3O. Seal Oil—sales unim
-1 portant. Linseed Oil in better demand at 29s. 'a 295. 6d.;
Olive Oil advanced Spirits Turpentine dull at
t 80s. 6d. •/40s.
LONDON MARKETS.—Messrs Baring Bros, quote
j Breadstuff; quirt and unchanged, white Wheat 425.; in I
365.9/40s ; Flour 20s. (a 245. Iron firm—rails £6 10s.(u;
.£6 155.; bar. £6 ss. Sugar opened quiet but closed buoy
. ant and slightly higher. Coffee quiet. Tea quiet— Con
gou 10#d. Spirits Turpentine linn at 41s. 1 ins - .1 a.l
vanced Is. Linseed cakes—quotations barely maintain:-d;
New York £lO 10s.; Buston £lO. Linseed Oil steady
a 1 295. Fi-di Oils slow of sale, but prices unchangeti
Rice steady. Saltpetre advanced 6d.(mls. Tallow quiet
Ut r>U rr.
HAVRE MARKET—For the week ending November
16th, inclusive.—Cot9m steady; rales of the w- ik 5.500
bales; stock 38.(00 bales. New Orleans Ires ordinaire
lo3f. Tne manufacturing advices are favorable. Bread
. I stuffs quiet. Ashes firm. Coffee dull and slightly lower.
There was more doing in Oils, at rather lower prie -s for all
kinds. Rice dull; Carolina 27f. Sugar buoyant and
slightly higher. Whalebone quiet.
LMPOUTS AT irVl/riMOilLh. ~
VASSVU, N. P.— Sr. schr. Time.
I 8 tons pig iron, 39 pigs tin, 20 boxes do., 4 tons braxilet
to wood, a lot of old rigging and iron—F. T. Montell.
BOSTON— Schr. M. M. Freeman.
200 bbls. herring—order.
Cif A R LESTON— Sch r. Tern)ifeton.
80 hhds. molasses—A. C. Schaefer; 245 bales cotton, 11
tierces rice. 135 sacks wheat—order.
GLOUCESTER — Schr. Mary C. liaison
1,860 bushels potatoes, 15 4 bbls. herrings, 12 do. macker-
I el, 1 do. oil—Curtis .t Post.
CHA KLESTO.V— Sir. Patapsco.
43 casks rice—Levering A: Co.; 20 do. do—Woods,
/ Bridges A: Co.; 5 do. do.—G. W. Waite & Son; 256 bales
co ton. 26 do. yarn, 329 bbls. molasses—A. ('. Seha-f.-r; 3
J bales yarn—Woodward, Baldwin A: Co.; 812 sacks wheat—
James Corner (c Sons; 29 Jo. fruit—Nyce, Brooks A: Co.;
3 boxes mdse.—ll. F. Alberti & Co.; I cask wax. 3 sacks
ginseng—Wilson & Burns; 2 pkgs. mdse.—lsrael Cohen;
41 do. do., 48 boxes whiskey—order.
ROTTERDAM.— 2 bbls. flour, 50 do. beef, 815 hhds. tobac
co. 410 (I-), do. stems, 292 bags bark, 5 boxes candles, 421
oars, 26,590 staves.
! Steamer Joseph Whitney, Howes, from Boston—mdse.
to Henry I). Mears. Saw on Monday afternoon, off Capr
Henry, a bark and a full rigged brig—the latter supposed
British; on the Ilorse Shoe, a brigantine, supposed Can
dacs, from Boston; and off Cove Point, a bark—all bound
Steamer Thomas Swann, Ramsay, hours from Xew
York—mdse. to A. C. Hall.
Steamer Patapsco, Layfield, CO hours from Charleston— (
mdse. to .V. C. Hall. Saw on Monday, at 8 a.m.. to the
southward of Cape Lookout, brig John P. Hooper,Clougli,
hence for Charleston.
Steamer Henry L. Gaw, Iler. from Philadelphia—mdse.
to J. A. Shriver.
Schr. Mary D. Bab.son. Blatchford, from Gloucester—
fish and potatoes to Curtis At Tost.
Bark Sylph, Jones, 5 days from Boston—mdse. to Thos.
R. Matthews & Son; towed up by steamtug Ajax.
Bark John C. Brune.Uayle, from Buenos Ayres, Oct. 7th
—hides to F. W. Bruno k Sons. Left barks Sent oa, Fein
hagen, from Baltimore, for New York, dischg.; Andrew
Manilersou, Henderson, from Baltimore, do At Monte
video, 10th. bark Swan. Lenon.for Baltimore, to sail 29th.
Clintonia Wright, White, for New York, do. The John C.
Brune was towed up by steamtug Tigress.
Schr. Time, (Br.) Hilton, from Nassau, X.P.—sundries
to F. T. Montell.
Schr. John L. Darling, llowcs, from Providence—bal
last to T. Whit ridge k Co. (Arr. 28th )
Schr. \\ m. F. Burden, Ferris, from Albany—mdse. to
E. Pratt k Bro.
Schr. Templeton, Ilodgdon, from Charleston—cotton,
rice. &c., to Travers & Mitchell.
Schr. Jos. A. Edmondson, Lefovere, from Norfolk
shingles to McDougall & Clatke.
Brig Los Amigos, (Br.) Law son, Kingston. Jam.—B. A.
Franklin k Co.
Ship Duisburg (Prus.) Wiegmore, Rotterdam—Bros.
Schr. Wild Pigeon, Milliken, Providenee—S. Phillips &
Schr. Dams.d, Berton, St Augustine and Jacktonville.
Fla.—John W. Brown k Son
Schr. Zephaniah, Walker, Plymouth, X. C.—Whedbee
k Dickinson.
Bark Helvetia, (Brem.) Poppe, Charleston, in tow of
steamtug Ajax.
Schr. Wild Pigeon, Milliken, Providence.
Schr. Maryland, Nelson, Charleston.
Steamer George Peabody, Pritchard, Richmond., 29th
Schr. Florida, Tall, Wilmington, N. C.. 27tli inst.
Schr. Wm. Severe, Brook. Richmond, 29th inst.
Schr. Emma Amelia, Harding, Boston, 27th inst.
I Correspondence of Ihe Exchange Reading Booms.]
Buenos Ayres, Oct. 7th.—lll port—ships Parana, San -
ton, from ami for New York, dischg.; Wm. Levy, Bishop
for Calcutta; harks Laura Snow, Crockett, fur do.; Gar
land, llaeslop, from Hull, di-chg.: Maria, Crow. 11. for
Boston, arrived from Rosario, 3d; California, Bensby, fin
Boston, di-ch., for Rosario; Ma ina. Gilkey, from* New
York, do., do.; brig Southern, Tucker, from Bcslon, do.,
do.; schr. Mississippi, do., do., do.; Triumph, Lawrence,
from New V ork. for sale. Sailed from do.. Sept. 30th,ship
St. Louis, for Calcutta: Oct. Ist, brig Kentucky, for New
York; at Montevideo, Oct. 10th, bark John Howe; noth
ing further.
Kf TURNED.—Schr. Ocean Rird, Eddy, which sailed
hence on Friday last for Providence, aboutlu o'clock the
same night while off the Potomac river, going down with
the wind, N. W., carried away head of foremast, taking
with it the mainmast; next day succeeded in getting the
spars and rigging on hoard, and the wind hauling round
to the southeast, set the foresail, and on Monday after
noon, off Sharp's Island, met the steam tug Lioness, which
had been sent to her assistance and by which she was
towed back to port, arrived here this morning.
Steamer Wm.Jenkins, Hallett, hence at Boston, at 12 P.
M., 29th inst.—Per tel.
Shipp Ann E. Hooper, Hooper, hence for Liverpool, got
under weigh about 9 this A. M., from Swann Point, and
proceeded down the bay.
Ship Edward Everett, Oiytby. f.r Bordeaux, cb- red at
l New Orleans, 21th inst.
, Ship Weybosset, Peeling, for Baltimore, sailed from
I Liverpool, l.'lth inst.
Ship llermine, Strieker, for City Point, cleared at Liv
erpool, 15th inst.
Ship Annapolis, Pickett, for Elide Island, cleared at
San Francisco, 26th ult., and sailed 30th.
Ship Flying Dragon, Little, from San Francisco,arrived
at Jarvis Island about Sept. 20th, to sail for Hampton
Roads about Oct. 7th.
Ships Alexandria and Glencairn, for Savannah, sailed
from Liverpool, 13th inst.
Ship Venice, Whitmore, for Alexandria, was loading at
Bristol, 14th inst.
Ships Star King, Turner; Chariot of Fame. Knowlcs;
Hernano, —Czar, (Br.) ; Emerald, ; and bark
Jos. Tarrat, (Br.) . for Hampton Roads, sailed from
Culao previous to Oct. 27th.
Ship Macaulay, Lodgers, remained at Callao, 26th ult.
Bark Kphraim Williams, Donnell, from I)i>; isle for
V ashing ton, 8.C., arrived at Newport, 25th inst.
Bark Mimosa. King, left Smyrna, Sept. 18th, for Boston
and has not yet arrived. Vessels which sailed S and 10
days behind her reached Boston some days ago. The M.
is a Baltimore built vessel and is now 10 years old.
Brig Cana a, (late Pomp.) in charge of first mate, for
Valparaiso, sailed from Paita, 19th ult.
Brig Echo, Long, from Baltimore, was discharging at
Barhadoes, 27th ult.
Brig V ru. R. Kibbey, Stanley, from New York, arrived
at Havana, 15th inst.
Brig Catharine Rogers, Britt, from Alexandria for Bos
ton, and schrs. L. W. Dyer, Bartol, from Baltimore for
Portland, arrived at Holmes Ilol*, 25th inst.; Dr. Rogers,
Adams, from do. for Boston, do. do., 20th.
Schr. Amytis, Emery, from Baltimore for Bath, was at
Edgartown, 2Gth inst.
Schr. D. K. Arey, Turner, from Belfast for Baltimore,
was in Portland Roads. 24th inst.
Schr. Eugene, Parker, from Alexandria for Bostou,
sail/Ml from Osterville. 20th inst.
Schr. Jos. Ilolmes. Matthews, for Philadelphia or Alex
andria, sailed from Providence, 25th inst.
Schr. Minerva, Winslow, from Alexandria, arrived at
Fall River. 25th inst.
Schr. Win Colquitt, Frank, from Ricnmond for Balti
more. put into Norfolk, 24th inst , to finish loading.
>chr. Decatur, Oakes, Thompson, from Bridgeport for
Washington. D.C , arrived at New York. 28th inst.
Schr. H. P.Russell. , disabled and to be sod, was
' at Aspiuwall, 20th inst.
Malta, Nov. s.—The Juliet Erskine, Kelly, arrived Ist ,
fm Alexandria, with cargo shifted, pumps choked and
loss of part of bulwark, &c.
Bark Matagorda, (nf Providence,) Gardner, from Bos
ton for Washington, D. ( ~ with a cargo of ice, put into
Newport, 26th inst . for repairs. On the2lst, while at an
chor off Cross Rip Light Vessel, Nantucket Shoals, during
a heavy westerly blow, lost both anchors and about 30
fathoms chain. On the 23d lost boat, split sails, kc
NEW YORK. November 29.—Arr. steamship Empire, 1
City, New Orleans; ship Union, Calcutta; schr. White. '
Cloud, Petersburg. Cl'd Hups Fairfield. Charleston:
Sutton. New Orleans; barks II L. Rogers and F. Seuor.
St. Marks; O. B. Truitt, Montevideo; brig Argyle,
Richmond; schrs. Carlo Alberto, Oporto; R. Caldwell, Sa
Also arr. steamship Arago, Havre; ships Donan, Ham
burg; Robenu, London; bark Sophie, Amsterdam; schr.
Electric Light, Fajardo.
PHILADELPHIA, November29.—Cl'd bark Julia Cost
lier. San Francisco; schr. Ellen Bush. Matanzas.
BOSTON, November 27. Cl'd hip Champlain,
Buenos Ayres; bark Nelson Place, Buenos Ay res; brig
William R. Sawyer, Jacksonville; schrs. SprighHntr Sea.
ALEXANDRIA, November 29.—Arr. schrs. Henry
Finch and Irani Smith. New York; Young America,
Newburyport; M. C. Durfee. Fall River; A. Middle ton.
Providence; Golden Rule, Philadelphia.
NORFOLK, November 27.—Arr. schr. Joseph Turner,
Boston. Cl'd brig Bell Flower, West Indies; schr. F.
French, New York.
RICHMOND, November 27.—Cl'd schrs. Ilaxall, Aman
da and New Jlaven, New York.
November 28.—Arr. steamship Isabel,
November 29.—Arr. ship Standard, New York; barks
A del in, do.; J. Dunham, Providence; brig Em in a Eger,
SAN AXNAH, November 28. Arr. steamship Star of
the South, New York. Cl'd steamship Florida, New
MOBILE, November 22.—Arr. ship Alice Wilson. Rio
de Janeiro. Cl'd ships J. 11. Ryerson, Trieste; S. How
land, Liverpool.
November 24—Cl'd ship Southampton, Liverpool;
brig Isadora, Sagua la Grande; schr. W. Maitland, Hava
NEW ORLEANS, November 23.—Arr. ship Golden
Light. Bristol, England. Cl'd ships Atlanta. Grimslev,
England; Armorial, Queenstown; bark Nevada, Barce
November 24.—Arr. ships Globe, Corunna; Reaper
Antwerp. Cl'd. ships Rockingham, Boston; Young Sam
November 29.—Arr. (per tel.) ships Liberty, Mary, and
Samuel Adams. New York; Sewal, Boston; bark fliales.
New York.
Canada Boston Liverpool Dec. 1
Bavaria New York....Hamburg Dec. 1
Prince Albert New York....Galway Dec. 2
City of Baltimore.New York Liverpool Dec. 4
Washington New York....San Juan. Nic....Dec. 6
Illinois New York....Aspiuwall Dec. fi
Africa New York....Liverpool Dec. 8
Arago New York....Havre. Arc Dec. 11
Europa Boston Liverpool Dec. 15
Hammonia New York....Hamburg Dec. 15
City of Washington New York.. .Liverpool-. Dec. 1(1
Weger New York.... Brcmeo Dec. IS
Persia New York....Liver]ool. Dec. 22
Kdinhurg New York....Gla-gow Dec. 22
A 'akin New York.... Liverpool Dec. 29
Weser. Btamen .New York Nov. 20
City of Washington Liverpool.... New York Nov. 21
Persia Liverpool New York Nov. 27
w i; * V Southampton. .New York Dec. 1
-New .fork Bremen Xew York Dec. 4
£ ral " a Liverpool New York Dec. 4
" ,ea : e ° Bremen New York Dec. 18
North American..Liverpool Quebec Dec. 2
ki-gow (llasgow New York Dec. 22
1 in* Falkland Islands contain a population of only
tirciiti/'scven, men, women, and children, and yet the
British Parliament lately passed the following salary
appropriations to the ollicers of the colony: Gov
ernor, £BOO per annum; magistrate, £400; chaplain,
£400; surgeon, £400; surveyor-general, £300; lirst
clerk and acting colonial secretary, £300; second
clerk, £150; clerk to stipendiary magistrate, £9O;
school master, £32; magistrate's department, £192;
total, £2836 a year. It is understood that all the
salaries are pocketed bv three or four persons.
According to the registry of the Commaiidante
Generate de Marina, the merchant marine of Chile
amounted on Ist September, 1858, to 38 ships, 92
barks, 52 brigs, 58 brigantines and schooners, 17
sloops and 7 steamers; in all 260 vessels, measuring
60,410 tons, and carrying 2,555 men.
Purfltcr from California — l*v Ovcrlainl Itfnil
Sc. hoots, Nov. 29. —The overland mail, with
dates to the Ist inst., arrived last night.
It was reported that a battle had occurred be
tween the volunteers under General lvibb • and a
band of Indians in Klamath county. Four Indians
were killed and eight prisoners captured. One vol
unteer was killed.
The Circuit Court of California had appointed a
commission to proceed to the Alma la Quicksilver
; Mine to examine into the condition of the property
! an 1 report upon the expediency of appointing a re
Business was dull. The non-arrival of vessels
from Eastern ports caused considerable embarrass
ment both to importers and jobbers.
From "Washington.
WASIIINOTOX. NOV. 30.—Mr. Forsyth, our Minis
ter to Mexico, arrived here to-day. Also J'atilding
Tatnall. bringing with him the Japan Treaty,
and despatches from Consul Harris to the State
[ There will be an important recommendation
{ made to Congress concerning the opening up of
Utah to settlement bv bringing the lands info
market, and extending the pre-emption laws to
that Territory.
Trial of Thomas Allibone and T. V. Vewliatl
for t fie IPeilll UittiU.
PIIILADKM'III.V, Nov. CO. —The trial of Thomas
Allibone anil T. A. Xewhall, former President and
the latter a Director in the Pennsylvania Bank,
was commenced to-day, on the charge of conspira
cy, cheating and defrauding the bank. The motion
for separate trials was overruled, and a jury having
been selected the case was opened by the District
Special Congressional Elt-rflon,
Pmt.AM.LPIIIA, Nov. !iO.—A special election for a
member of Congress was held to-day in Berk's
county to fill a vacancy occasioned by the resigna
tion of J. Clancy Jones. The returns thus far re
ceived show an opposition loss of El ) ■ one town
ship, and gains amounting to 51 in other town
The Crew .t the Slaver Keho.
CorxMHiA, Nov. 30.—The Grand Jury came into
Court this morning,but had found nobiilin all three
of the cases of the crew of the slaver Echo. Their
counsel will probably move for a discharge en
Monday, when the question of the constitutionali
ty of the act oi Congress will come up forargunicnt.
The United States Attorney will endeavor to hold
the prisoners.
Sentence of I"litncis ( 1 Saxton.
NEWAP.K, NOV. 29.—Francis C. Saxton, recentlv
convicted of rape on Miss C. Wood, of New York,
was this morning sentenced to eight years'hard
labor in the State prison, and one thousand dollars
fine. The motion for a new trial was denied.
The Nicaraguan .ftinlgration Scheme.
At CJI'STA, Nov. 30.—Messrs. Julius ilesse & Uo.
publish a card in the Mobile Register of Sunday, in
which they say the government having refused a
clearance to their emigrant vessel, holders of tick
ets will be refunded their money.
South (Carolina Senatorial Contest.
Coti MiiiA, Nov. 30.—N0 choice for United States
Senator has yet been made. On the last ballot Mr.
Adams fell to 42, Mr. ltliett was withdrawn, and
Mr. Keitt was run up to 21.
The South Pass Wagon Kotul.
Si. Boris, Nov. 29.- Mr. F. W. Lander, Superin
tendent of the South Pass Wagon Koad, arrived
here yesterday, en route (or Washington, where he '
will report and write an emigrant guide of the new
Acquittal of an alleged Wife Poisoner.
_ CI.KVKI.ANI), Nov. 29. —Hiram Cole, charged with
the poisoning of his wife at Chagrin Falls, Ohio,
was acquitted on Saturday morning.
The Nicaragua Immigrants.
SAVANNAH, NOV. 29.— The Mobile Jh renry of Sat
urday, says that most of the Nicaragua emigrants
are still there, and many of them are getting
Arrival of the Ilammonia.
NEW A ORK, NOV. 30. —The steamer Hatntnonia,
with London dates to the 18th,(anticipated,) arrived \
here this morning.
Saiiing of (he lOuropn for Boston.
HALIFAX, NOV. 2FT. —The It. M. steamship Europa
sailed from here at half past 3, P. M., for Boston,
where she will be due about 12 o'clock to-morrow.
ISnilroad Opening,
MEMPHIS, NOV. 30. —The Little Rock Railroad was
to-day opened to Madison.
I NOTE. —The above comprise all the telegrams received
by titer agent of the Associated Press in this city. The
following are from the New York papers of yesterday.]
Counterfeit Notes in I'liita Jclpliia.
PHILADELPHIA, NOV. 20.- —The following spurious
notes were extensively eireulated in this city on
Saturday last: liank of Wilmington and Brand y
wine, \\ iliuington, Del., SlO. imitation, vignette,
teacher and child, with mill, Ac.; on right end,
man with vessel; a hel meted head on each side of
centre vignette, with "ten" across each, above the
one on the right in the counterfeit the letter 14 is
hall an inch above i'; in the genuine it touches the
circle around tile head. The genuine reads, ''Pro
mises to pay or bearer on demand," in two
lines; the spurious as follows: "Promises to pav
the bearer on demand," in one line. Engravum
very light, paper poor.
KI ctioi Iti New Haven.
| ORK, Nov. 21). —The annual town election
of Now Haven took place to-dav. 'J'.' -a democrats
elected lour out of the seven Selectmen, fay majori
ties varying from live to fifty; also, the Town Clerk,
Collector, and a majority of the otliei ollicers.—
Three candidates for Selectmen received a tic vote.
As Uie selectmen have the management of the polls
and ballot boxes in the State election, the struggle
to-day was very ardent. The whole number of votes
cast is large, and the result unusually close.
Madison County .lull llurncd.
X'. ~ Nov. -It.—The Madison county
jail, at Morrisville, was destroved bvfire on Sunday
morning at seven o'clock. About "twentv persons
were confined in the jail at the time, but "tbev were
all got out in safety and taken to Syracuse." It is
thought the prisoners set'the jail on tire, liopiun
thereby to escape.
Kiiroa<l Accident.
OSWEGO, NOV. 29.—The passenger train on the
Central toad, which left Syracuse this afternoon,
collided at Fulton with a freight train from this
city. The engines of both trains were smashed to
pieces, and two or three persons injured, hut none
Destruction of a Coal Breaker.
MAUCH CHUNK, Pa., Nov. 29.—Messrs. Ratclifl
A Johnson's coal breaker, of Beaver Meadow mines,
was burnt on Sunday morning. The damage is
stated at SI 5,000.
Acquittal of Hiram Cole.
CLEVELAND, Nov. 29.—Hiram Cole, charged with
poisoning his wife at Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was ac
quitted yesterday morning.
Weather Report.
BOSTON, XOV. 29. —About three inches of snow
fell last night. It is clear to-day. Thermometer
29 degrees.
The Schooner W. 10. M ills.
NORFOLK, XOV. 29.— The schooner W. E. Wills,
reported ashore, has been got off and brought to
this port.
A MAN SHOT. —Yesterday evening, between 7 and
8 o'clock, a man named .latnes Pryor was shot in a
public house on Canal street, one door from Fayette
street, kept by a man named Hoovner. Several
men enteredthe bar-room and asked for Pryor, and
when he walked to where they were he was struck
in the face by one of them, when a pistol was fired.
One ot the balls entered Pryor's left breast, and
two entered the neck, one of which passed through
and came out on the left side of the neck, and the
other lodged. As soon as the shot was tired the en
tire party ran away. Pryor recognized all the crowd
and the following persons have been arrested : Few
is Carl, James Morgan, Richard Harris, James En
riis, Charles Foveday, and Thomas Hoolfman.—
Prvor was removed to the residence of his brother,
on McEidery street, near Aisquith street, where Dr.
Taylor probed the wounds, but failed in extracting
either of the balls. He now lies in a critical stat(T.
Pryor was acting in the capacity of door keeper at
the Hall of the Maryland Institute on the occasion
of the Club Convention Ball on Monday night. A
difficulty occurred there, when John Suter, David
Houck, and several others were put out, Pryor ta
king an active part in removing them. This action
of Pryor is the supposed cause of the shooting, as
the parties arrested are intimate associates of Hoock
and Suter. They are held in the Eastern district
police station for an examination before the Mayor.
son, a well known anil active fireman, and for many
years an officer ol the First Baltimore Hose Com
pany, died at his residence, Xo. 402 West Fayette
street, about five o'clock yesterday morning-. He
was employed at the time* of his death in the Cus
tom House, also as one of the Fire Agents, under
!he direction of Fire Inspector Boyd. Ho leaves a
wife and four children. In token of respect for his
memory, the flag of the First Baltimore Hose Com
pany was displayed at half-mast, and the bell tolled
throughout the day.
ACCIDENT. —A little boy named Charles Zimmer
man, son of Mr. Geo. H. Zimmerman, who resides
on Fayette street near Arch, met with quite a se
rious accident whilst playing with some children
near an open cellar doorway, on the corner of Bal
timore and Fremont streets*. It appears that the
children were pushing each other oil' the pavement
when this little fellow was thrown down the cellar,
and coming in contact with the steps cut his head
very severely. He was taken to the oliico of a phy
sician, who dressed the wound, aud afterwards was
conveyed home and is now doing well.
FIREMEN'S VISIT.—A deputation of the Good Will
Engine Company, of Philadelphia, will leave that
city at 11 o'clock next Sunday night, and arrive
here Monday morning. They will be escorted from
the depot by the members of the Liberty Fire Com
pany, whom they design presenting with a hand
somely executed list of their membership, in a me
tal frame of superior workmanship.
Whitney, Capt. S.Howes, of the Boston line, ar
rived at her wharf yesterday morning about seven
o'clock. She brought six "mail coaches intended
for the overland mail route to San Francisco, via
Sante Fe". Also a most beautiful omnibus intended
for the connection between the Washington branch
railroad and the Alexandria boat.
The alarm of lire on Monday night, at 10% o'clock, was
caused by the burning of an outhouse in the rear of a
building on Barre street. The damage was slight and
the tiames were extinguished without the aid of "the fire
A man named George Eagle was arrested on yesterday
afternoon, charged with defrauding the Building Aid Asso
ciation of $2,475. This Assocl ition is composed of Germans
residing in the Xortheaslern section of the city, and Eagle
was the Treasurer. He had in his possession $1,275 "in
cash of the Association's money, and also six notes of S2OO
each, endorsed by Joseph M. Keller, which the Associa
tion had drawn for the purpose of raising money. Eagle
is said to have disposed of the note . some of them in this
eity and others in Washington, without consulting the
i Association, and about three weeks since he was called
| upon or thrin, when he stat d that lie still had them n
I his possession and wonld furnish th< m at the next me< t
in r. He went away, however, from the city and remained
! absent until within aJiy or two, when lie returned. H
was immediately arrest ml, and Justice Morrison held him
to bail f.ir Court
Irwin Johnson was arretted ye.-terday by officer Shanks,
charged with entering the house of Mrs. Parker, and after
using abusive language and threatening her life, amused
I himself by breaking up the furniture, &c., belonging to
the house. Justice Boyd committed him for Court
Henry Mace, Samuel V. Johnson and Arthur ITenry.
were \ <D play arre.-ted by officers Insco and Norton,
charged with as-milling and boating Henry Mack. Thcv
were held to bail in the sum S6OO by Justice Boyd.
Coroner Nelson yesterday morning about nine o'clock
held an inquest on the body of a colored man, 28 vears of
age. named Henry Berry, living at No. 58 ChesniU street.
Lerry complained at an early hour in the morning of
being unwell, and a f w minutes afterwards he fell to the
floor and expired. The jury rendered a verdict of death
from disease of the heart.
r.TjT/" PANORAMA. There will be an exhibition of the
bil<l • 1 anorama at Temperance Hall this afternoon af 3
o clock. Those afternoon exhibitions arc largely attend
ed by ladies accompanied by their children. The attend
ance upon the exhibitions of the Panorama still continues
to be large. It will be open but a few nights longer.
Ado About Nothing" will be given to night." with Julia
Dean Hayne as Beatrice, and 11. F. Daly as Benedick
Miss Partington will danc tie- Highland Fling, and the
farce of the 4, Quiet family will close the entertainment.
F KONT STREET CIRCUS. —This evening is set apart for
the b"ijefit of I-.pli Horn, and .is he intends visi.ing Cali
fornui soon, this will !>, the last opjiortunity afforded for
witnessing his performances. On this occasion Miss Sa!
lie Stick-acy will make her first appearance in the ring in
Baltimore for three $ cars. The " urabs" also appear in
their astonishing gymnastic performances.
TUTE.— Father Kemp's ]opular troupe return to-night to
the Institute Hall. The extraordinary precision of time
and measure, by these vocalists, their pi miliar and novel
costumes, and the "old familiar airs" which they sing,
deserve to attract the large audiences that have every
where attended them. To those who have not seen them
we say go at once, as they leave for the West next week.
TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 1858.
1' IRST BRANCH. —Present—Mr. JOHN T. FORD, President
and all the members.
Mr. MACE presented a politir n from Hugh Sisson. ask
ing the privilege to erect a frame building on North
street. Referred to the Joint Committee on Fire Com
Mr. BEAI.E present!d a petition from X. Baylies, asking
that thccity may purchase all the machinery in the Sauls
bury Mill. Referred to the Committee on City Property.
Mr. MULES presented a petition from Robert Gregg and
others, remonstrating against converting the City Hall
into a police station. Referred to the Committee on Police
and Jail.
Mr. ADDISON called up the supplementary ordinance to
create a police for the city.
Mr. WOOD moved the reconsideration of the 7th section
of the ordinance*, which was agreed to. He thou ofr ivd
an amendment providing that the police station magis
trate shall bo obliged, at the request of any prisoner con
fined in the station house previous to 11* o'clock, to at
tend the night station house and dispose of his case. The
gt-ntleman stated th it instances had come to his knowl
edge. where money had been extorted from persons so
confined to secure the services of a magistrate, and he
wished to put a stop tosuch action. He therefore desired
to have this section so read that the magistrate shall re
ceive no fees save those he is entitled to by the laws of
the State.
Mr. TALROTT amended the amendment by making it 10
o clock, which was carried, and the amendment as amend
ed was then adopted.
Mr. CUNNINGHAM moved a rcc -nsideration of section 11,
which was agreed.
He then offered a substitute for the section, fixing the
salaries of the different officers of the Police Department
as follows: Marshal $1,500; Deputy Marshal $600; Cap
tains Lieutenants sl2: Sergeants $11.50; Polie--
men Turnkey $9; Superintendant of Lamps and
Lamplighters $6.
The ordinance as amended was then passed, all the
members voting aye, except Mr. JENKINS.
A sealed message was received from the Mayor from
the hands of the Secretary.
Mr. BEALE offered an amendment to the effect that no
person engaged as a police officer !>,- allowed to give his
attention to any other business, which was adopted. This
provision is not to affect the lamplighters.
A messenger from the Second Branch announced that
that body was ready to go into Convention. A ocret ses
sion took place.
Mr. WOOD presented the report OR the Joint Committee
on Fire Companies, to whom the petition of Jacob Coun
cilman bad been referred, praying that a frame shed mav
be allowed to remain on Calvert street, that tie* same be
granted. The rules v ere suspended and the resolution
was adopted.
Mr. HYNES stated that the report was manufactured af
tor the Chairman lad come into the Council Chamber, as
no member of the committee had seen the shed, or knew
anvthin g about it.
Mr. WOOD saiil that the gentleman from the first ward
had cast an imputation on his action, and he wished to
state to the Branch that the gentleman's statement was
not correct. lie was under the impiv-sion that the ccur
t'-sies and amenities which characterized the intercourse
of gentlemen were the rules which governed the mouthers
"f this Imdy. Then- were five names attached to the re
port, and the committee was composed of six He could
not sec the propriety of spending time on a small matter
of this kind.
Mr. HYNES said liedid not intend to cast reflections on
the gentleman h.v his remarks; lie only in ant to sav that
lie thought he was a little too fast.
Mr. Moon said that the committee were satisfied that
the building could not lie dangerous in its present isolated
position, and that evidence to that effect was before the
Mr. HTXES stated that no such evidence was before the
committee, and that the conclusion which hud been arriv
ed at was that some member or members of the committee
should visit the premises, and he had intended to vi<it
the place himself. It was a question of veracity between
the gentlemen from tiie 14th Ward, and he desired it to
be settled.
Mr. TAI.TIOTT asked the appointment of a special com
mittee to settle it.
I The PRESIDENT said that the Council Chamber was not
the place to settle such questions,
j Mr. HYXES said he did not believe in this pressing of
resolutions which had not received proper consideration,
I and he titer.- ore moved that it be re committed to the
I Joint Committee on Firo Companies.
| Mr. BEALE stated 'hat lie was well acquainted witli the
po.-ition of tie* huiidi* . and that it could not possibly in
• jure any other property if it was to burn down,
j J lie report was re-committed to the Joint Committee ®n
I Fire Companies.
Mr. ADDISON olt. red a resolution to improve the manner
of heating the Council Chamber, which was adopted.
MI-.TAEUOTT offered a resolution authorizing theC'omp
trailer to sell "00 copies of the revised ordinances, at $3
per copy. Adopted.
Mr. (TXMNI.IIAM called up tire resolution authorizing
the Mayor to place lamps in certain sections of tiie city,
stating that iiis reason for doing so was that flic appro
priation lor such purpose for the present year was ex
hausted, and he desired that tin: lamps, which were
daily asked for. should lie put up, and the same paid out
of the appropriation of 1559. The resolution was passed.
Mr. TALEOTT presented an ordinance appointing a mes
senger to the Mayor, who should at the same time act
as janitor of the City llall. Ordered to be printed.
On motion tiie Branch adjourned until to day at five
SECOND BRANCH. —Branch mot pursuant to adjourn
ment. Present—\\ v.. MCPUAIL, Esq., President, and all
the members.
A message was received from the First Branch, ashing
a re-consideration of tin- vote on the resolution in relation
to a testimonial to officer John Cook, and returning the
On motion of Mr. Col.ro*: the request was declined, and
a committee of conference asked.
Also an ordinance in relation to the collection of moneys
for the use of the dredging machines in private docks.
Bead and laid on the table.
Also a resolutson to authorize O.K. Tyler & Co.. to
erect a frame building at Canton to he used as a steam saw
mill. Laid on the table.
Mr. CATHCART offered the following resolution:
Resolved, That the Mayor. Itegisterand City Commis
sioner contract with Messrs. Gainewell. Robinson & Co..
city of Baltimore, provided the sauic docs not cost more
than thirty three thousand dollars. Laid on the table,
for the erection of a Police and Fire Alarm Telegraph for the
Mr. VAN NOSTRAKD, from the Committee on Health, of
fered a resolution, appropriating twenty-five hundred
dollars to tiie Health Department of tlie city of Baltimore,
the same to be expended in cleaning the streets of the
city. The resolution was read a second time and adopted.
Mr. COOK, from tlie Committee on Claims, offered a re
solution authorizing tiie Register to pay to I.ewis Todzer,
the sum of seven dollars for work done on the yawl boat
Thomas Swann. Laid on the table.
A Committee from the First Branch appeared and in
vited the Branch to go into convention upon a sealed com
munication from the Mayor; the invitation was accepted
and the Branch went into Convention.
jOn the return of the members to the chamber, the
Branch adjourned.
The Court was engaged in the following business yester
Bartholomew Seatts vs. Gilbert S. Thompson. .An ac-
I tion to reeoverwon a bill of exchange. Counsel were en
gaged yesterday in arguing a question of law. on state
merit of facts. Judgment for defendant on case stated.—
Blanchard for plaintiff. Mayer for defendant.
SUPERIOR COURT.— Hon. Z. Collins Lee, Judge. The
Court was engaged in the following business yesterday :
Caleb S. Mai thy vs. Thomas Smith. An action of re
plevin, to recover a cargo of oysters. On trial. J. If. B.
Latrobe for plaintiff. Whitney x. Thomas, Win. If. Tra
vers, and Coleman Yellott for defendant.
Assignment for to-day 383 to 405.
COURT OF COMMON J*LEAS.— Hon. William L. Marshall.
Judge. The Court was engaged in the following cases
Joseph Merrefield, vs. Jacob Hiss, claimant of property
attached, wit !i hands of Robert C. Wright, garnishee of
Um. Henry His--—attachment on judgment. Verdict for
plaintiff for ■s'2'22 02.
1 homas S. \V illiams ' Joshua O. Sapp—an appeal from
Justice Myers. Jury sworn.
Krehs. Judge. There was no business of public interest
transacted in this Court yesterday.
WASHINGTON, NOV. 29.—1. M. McCnllnli, execu
tor ol I. M. MeColloh on. The United States. This
was a claim for the amount of certain forfeitures on
goods seized by the claimant's testator while (fid
lector of the port of Baltimore, and claimed to have
been imported in violation of certain acts of Con
gress. The forfeitures were remitted by the .Secre
tary of the Treasury, and this claimant demands
of the Government that portion which would have
belonged to the claimant's testator had the whole
been paid into the Treasury.
Judge Blackford and Loring each delivered opin
ions adverse to the claim.
Judge Seat-burgh delivered an opinion dissenting.
Mr. Coombs resumed and concluded his argu
ment begun on Wednesday last in the case of the
heirs of Dr. James Thatcher, and tho case was sub
The Court then adjourned.
EL PASO WAGON BOAD. —Advices dated "Los An
geles, California. October 24," have been received
bv Mr. A. It. Campbell, general superintendent of
the Pacific wagon roads, from the superintendent
and chief engineer of the EL Paso and Fort Yuma
wagon road, who, with their party, reached San
Diego on the 14th of October, after having com
pleted their work to Fort Yuma. They expected
to reach Sun Francisco in time to embark in the
steamer which sailed on the 4th ult. An ad
vance party, under the direction of Mr. G. C.
Wharton, principal assistant engineer, arrived in
Washington some weeks ago, and are engaged in
the preparation rf a report of the operations."
Michael McXamara, a resident of Detroit, Mich.,
made an attempt on Thanksgiving evening, to mur
der his wife and step children. While his wife was
saving her prayers he caught her by the hair and
tried to cut her throat. The wife anil oldest girl
were horribly cut. An insane desire to get posses
sion of some money and property, belonging to his
wife and the children, and a bloodthirsty disposition
seem to have been the cause of the act."
XEBRASKA. —The .Nebraska AVara says that Sur
veyor General Burnett has started with a company
of men to shorten the route between Xehraska city
and Fort Kearny forty to fifty miles, to test the
mineral waters of Salt Creek", and to prospect for
coal on that stream and the Big Blue. Salt Creek
will be bridged at Woodbury.
An engineer has examined the "slough" between
Xoline and Rock Island, 111., and reports that it can
be made navigable for SIOO,OOO. The vexed Rock
Island bridge question will probably he settled to
the satisfaction of both river and railroad men.
Mr. Charles Cist, taking the attendance of child
ren in the Public Schools as a datum, estimates the
population of Cincinnati at 250,000.
The billiard match between Plielan, of Xew York,
nad Seereiter, of Detroit, is nearly settled.
This old and time-honored Society held its annu
al meeting yesterday, at the Eutaw House in this
city, which was attended by a large number of its
The meeting was organised by calling to the
chair \V. W. Spence, Esq., Ist Vice President of
the Society.
The Chairman then announced that the first busi
ness in order was the reading of the Journal of the
last meeting, which was accordingly done, and ap
proved by the Society.
An election was then held for new members.
The report ot the Committee on Treasurer's ac
count was then read by Charles Ferguson, Esq.,
chairman, and unanimously adopted.
John lloyd, Esq., then offered a preamble and
resolution indicative of the sense of the meeting in
relation to the death of Col. Alexander Smith, lor
forty-one years a member of this Society, which
was unanimously adopted.
William Crichton, Esq., then offered a series of
resolutions in commendation of the services of
Alexander Murdoch, Esq., for the last twenty years
the Treasurer o{ the Society, who now declines a |
re-election; which resolutions were unanimously
The next business in order was the election of
permanent officers for the Society for the ensuing
On motion ot Mr. Crichton, the polls were or
dered to be kept opened for the space of thirty
There were fifty-two ballots cast, which resulted
in the election of the following officers:
President, James Mason Campbell; Vice Presi
dents, Ist. \V. \Y. Spruce, L'd. Chas. Farquhnrson;
Treasure.-, John Turnbull, Jr.; Secretary. William
Mackintosh; Managers, John lloyd, 1). Mellvainc,
TV m. Crichton, Jas. Stirratt, John Biggar, John
L. liezeck; Counsellor, James Malcolm; Physician,
J. P. McKcnzie, M. 1).; Chaplain, lie v. M. McFar
lund. *
After the election of officers was announced, Mr.
Crichton moved that a committee of two be ap
pointed to call on Mr. Campbell and announce to
him tne fact of his election to th" I'resjdencv of
the Society for the ensuing year. The motion was
agreed to, and the chairman appointed Messrs.
Wallace and Farquharson as the committee.
These gentlemen retired, and shortly returned
and reported that they had performed the duty
assigned them; that they had waited upon Mr.
Campbell and made known to him the object of
their visit. They were happy to say that Mr.
Campbell had accepted the position which the So
ciety had honored turn with, and returned thanks
to the Society for their distinguished consideration,
and would take occasion to address them at their
meeting in the evening.
The meeting then adjourned to meet again at C
o'clock, at the Eutaw Ilouse.
PACK MOPPHV. —Lord Lyttleton has written a let
ter to Mr. Murphy, from'which the following is an
"Your letter has but one professed object; that
we should declare that it is not your fault that the
match between yourself and .Mr. Staunton has not
taken place. To this the reply might be made in
two words. I cannot conceive it possible that ant
one should impute that failure to you; nor am 1
aware that any one has done so. But. in the cir
cumstances, 1 shall, perhaps, not be blamed if 1 go
somewhat further into the matter. In the general
circumstances of the case, 1 conceive that Mr.
Staunton was quite justified in declining the match.
The fact is understood that he has for vears been
engaged in labors which must, whatever arrange
ments might be made, greatly interfere with his cn
teiing into a serious contest'with a player of the
highest forceand in constant practice, and so far
the failure of the match is the less to be regretted.
Nor can 1 doubt the correctness of his recent state
ment, that the time barely nesessary for the match
itsclt could not be spared, without serious loss and
inconvenience both to others and to himself. But 1
cannot but think that in all fairness and consider
ateness, Mr. Staunton might have told you of this
long before he did. 1 know no reason why he might
not have ascertained it and informed von of it in
answer to your first letter from America, instead
of this, it seems to me plain, both as to the inter
view at which I myself was present, and as to all
the other communications which have passed, that
Mr. Staunton gave you everv reason to suppose
that he would bo ready to play the match within
no long time. 1 aui not aware, indeed (nor do I
perceive that you have said it,) that you left Amer
ica .soi.lv with the view of playing Mr. Staunton.—
It would, no doubt, make the" case stronger, but
it seems to me as unlikely as that you should have
come, as has been already stated (anonymouslv,
and certainly not with Mr. Staunton's concur
rence) in order to attend the Birmingham Tourna
Tlie London Era _saya: "Mr. Morpliy lias deci
ded to pass the winter in Europe. liis decision
cannot fail ot giving a still greater stimulus to
European chess. Herr Anderssen, also, has made
iinal arragements for being in Paris on the 12th of
December, so that this much expected match will
really come oil'. After its termination Mr. Morpliy
will probably be in England, where plans are al
ready atloatfor giving him the reception be merits.
_[ From the Win-hint/ton Union of Nor. 2S/A.]
1 his able otlicer is now in this city under orders
for special duty,
f The expedition of Captain Marcy from Fort
Uridger to New Mexico last winter, on which lie
was despatched by (ten. Johnston, for the procure
ment of horses, mules and cattle for the army at
Camp Scott, is one of Ue most reniar' able on re
i cord. The route he puisued, which lay in a pretty
direct line across the i lunty and Rocky .Mountain
chains, had been traversed before in the summer
time by hunters and trappers, but had always been
set. down, even by these hardy men, as impractica
ble in the winter season. The old mountaineer
Jiridger pronounced the expedition impracticable.
Captain Marcy set out from Fort Uridger, however,
on the 27th November last with forty soldiers,
twenty-two citizens, thirty days rations, and sixty
live mules, and reached Fort Massachusetts. New
Mexico, six hundred and thirty miles from Camp
Scott, with the loss of but a single man on the 17th
of January, performing the journey in the depth of
the winter.
Immediately after entering the mountains, five
derive our information from otlicial papers,) the
snow became so deep that it was impossible for the
animals in their jaded state to make anv progress
through it. Forty men were accordingly placed
in advance of the mules to break a track for them.
This course, which was pursued from day to day,
enabled the party slowly to force its way up the
western slope of the mountains; but tiie snow rap
idly increased in depth as they advanced, when, as
tliey approached the summit of the mountains, it
layabout five feet deep upon the level, and here the
leading men were obliged to crawl upon their hands
and knees to prevent sinking to their necks.
The progress ot the party was necessariiv very
slow, and although they labored most faithfully
every day from daylight till dark, yet they ad
vanced only nineteen miles in live days. The ani
mals, finding no forage, except the "pine leaves,
became weaker continually. Many of them had
died, and those remaining "were reduced to a state
bordering on starvation. The majority of the men
had worn out their shoes before one-half of the
journey was performed, and, owing to their ex
posed condition, several had their feet badly frozen,
renderingjit exceedingly painful for them to march
or sleep.
On the .Id of January the rations were all con
sumed, and the party was reduced to the necessity
ot subsisting upon sucli of the animals as became
exhausted and could perform no further service.
This meagre and unwholesome diet with men who
were undergoing the most intensely severe labor
that the human system is capable of sustaining,
soon told upon them, anil after a few days they
became weak and emaciated, while the "amount
of labor they could perform sensibly diminished.
let this little band of excellent soldiers, all of
whom had volunteered for this severe service,
performed the hard task allotted them cheer
fully and with alacrity, and no one of them,
during the entire march, ever uttered a murmur
or manifested the sliirhest insubordination. The
brave men had undertaken the difficult, and danger
ous service for the laudable purpose of procuring
food and animals for tlm comrades they had let at
Camp Scott, who, there was good reason to believe,
from the famished condition of the small number of
animals which remained to them after the long
march from Fort Leavenworth, and the attacks of
the Mormons on the trains, would be in a condition
of want before the party could return.
It is known that Captain Marcy obtained the de
sired supplies in New Mexico, "except American
horses, and that he returned safely to Camp Scott
with his welcome purchases.
The return route of the expedition was from Fort
L'tiion over the Raton Mountains; thence skirling
the western base of the Rocky Mountains, across,
the head waters ol the Arkansas and South Platte
rivers to Bridger's passat the Laramie river; thence
along Brvan's trail to Sage ere:■!:: tlomco north
across to "Litter creek, and down that to Creen riv
er, and to Camp Scott—the whole making a distance
of seven hundred and forty miles.
It is a noticeable fact in regard to this road, "that
it affords a passage from the waters of the Atlantic
to those of the Pacific without, going over a moun
tain. The ascent to the summit level of the Rocky
Mountain chain is here so very gentle as to be al
most imperceptible, and for sixty miles upon the
plateau forming the dividing ridge tho eve cannot
distinguish which course the water takes."
It will be remembered that great apprehension
was felt lest the Mormons who, in strong parties,
were sent out to waylay Capt. Marcy, should suc
ceed in stampeding "the"animals and "cattle he was
bringing in from New Mexico. This otlicer, how
ever, iiad effectually provided against any such dis
aster. lie had enlisted in hisparty, while in New
Mexico, ail the experienced hunters, mountain and
frontier men that could be found, and thus prepar
ed to act on the offensive by anticipating the ene
my and stampeding their own horses anil mules.
There is no doubt tliat he would have astonished
the Mormons by completely succeeding in this pro
ject had tliey fallen in with him in their scouting
Capt. Morcv is the author of tiie valuable report
on bait Lake A alley, which has been published by
the government, in a large volume, and to which
the country is indebted for nearly all its accurate
information in regard to the Mormon countrv.
James Murphy was arrested in Xew Orleans on
Monday the 22d, for having counterfeit money, 255
dimes, 82 quarters, 13 halves, all counterfeit, a re
ceipt lor making counterfeit moncv, some metal,
and a crucible were found on his person, and sundry
instruments, moulds and bottles of acid for making
counterfeit money at his house. Upon his person
was found a pardon from the President of the United
States, signed by Lewis Cass for the said Murphv,
who was convicted in the United States District
Court oi Missouri, in ISSC, for counterfeiting. The
pardon is dated the 19th of April, 1858, and states
that "whereas, the Government has been informed
by numerous citizens and has good reason to believe
that the said Murphy is insane, he is thereby par
doned and set at liberty."
amount of subscriptions for the relief of
ers by the mutiny in India, was £433,(520, or about
two millions of dollars. Of this sum £127,286 were
sent to India for distribution, the authorities there
being authorized to draw for £IO,OOO more. In
Great Britain about £40,000 were expended among
86 widows and orphans of officers, 25 orphans of of
ficers, 298 widows and 423 children of soldiers, 6
widows of clergymen, and 23 widows and orphans
of civillians. About £265,000 remain to be distri
buted. It is now contemplated to extend relief,
which in many cases is great!v needed, to the
troops generally, stationed in India.
Mr. Gouldv is likely to recover from the wounds
received trotn his son. His physicians informed
him on Sunday ot the suicide of his sou.
NEW YORK, Nov. 30. —The following additional
intelligence by steamer Europa at Halifax has been
The Europa reports on the 20th offthe Bell Buoy ,
passed the American ship Tornado, of Philadelphia,
bound \\ est, at 5 P. M.: six miles to the wcslwstrd
ot Holyhead, passed steamship Persia, from New
\ ork tor Liverpool; 21st about 25 miles westward
ot Cape Clear, passed the American ship Escort,
bound East.
The Ariel had such severe weather that the Cap
tain had his knee pan broken by- one of the seas that
struck her.
Ihe easterly gales which prevailed around the
English coast for several days had moderated. The
seaboard mails had been greatly deranged.
I he Government had sent two steam sloops to the
Chops of the Channel to relieve vessels in distress.
French commissioners arrived on the 12th at Jed
." n hoard the Cyclops. There were three
English ships-of-war in the roadstead.
'! he Suisse, of Berne, announces that the police
of Saint Gall have just made a verv important cap
ture, in the person of a native of Baden, who had
just returned from New York with an American
passport. He is charged with forging notes on the ,
Bank of Austria. ' i
Robert Owen, the celebrated religious ami social
writer, had dieil in his 88th year.
A despatch from Milan states that the new loan
for military conscription was producing considera
ble cti'ervesccnce.
The steamer Indian Empire of the Gal way line,
had not been heard from when the Europa sailed
from Liverpool on the 20th. She was 21 days out
from Halifax.
Parliament hail been further prorogued until the
15th of January,but it was expected that the session
would not commence until about the 2d of Febru
The Gazette announces the appointment of I)r.
lien y Barth, the African traveller, to he a com
panion ot the Bath.
Hie camp at Ahlershatt is in admirable order just
now. 'liteeffective strength of the troops there is
little over 10,000 men of all arms.
Another attempt at assassination is reported in
Ireland. A magistrate named Gason was fired at
near Nenaglt by a discharged employee, but es
caped without material injury.
The London Oazctte contains a notice of applica
tion for a charter for the Bank of British Colum
bia and Vancouver's Island.
'lhe three hundredth anniversary of Queen Eliz
abeth's accession to the Throne had been celebrated
with Protestant demonstrations in various parts of
England, 'lhe Bishop of London delivered a lengthy
primary charge to about one thousand clergymen
of his diocesses at St. Paul's. lie condemned the
practice of the confessional.
An astonishing act of vandalism is recorded. In
the Church of AH Souls, Langham-place, London,
was a very fine picture of great value—"Jesus
Crowned with Thorns." Some weak-minded person
secreted himself in the church, and during the
night cut up into shreds and completely destroyed
the picture. It is known that this must have been
the motive to the outrage, for the letters "1.H.5."
were also cut tint of the trout ot the cloth covering
. the communion table.
Loxnox, Saturday, Nov. 20th, A. M.— The Daily
AV/r* City article of Friday evening says: "The
funds to-day were dull, and a decline of % per
cent, was finally quoted, owing principally to the
languor of business. In the other departments of
the Stock Exchange there was an equal absence of
features of interest. More ease is observable in the
discount market. The supply of money is more
abundant, and the general rate for good bills is
still 2% per cent., but instances in which transac
tions take place below that rate are less rare.
There were no bullion operations at the Bank to
The Time* City Article of last evening says: !
The English funds opened steadily this morning" at |
the firm prices of yesterday, and remained without j
much alteration, although there was a disposition
to dullness at the close in consequence of the quota
tions front Paris being slightly less favorable. The
abundance of money increases; and transactions
have taken place in'the discount market at two and
a quarter per cent.
In the foreign exchange this afternoon there was
a slight decline in the rates on Vienna and Trieste;
on other places thcv w ere about the same as at the i
last post. About £40,000 in gold arrived to-div !
from St. Petersburg, and a further similar amount
is expected immediately—the whole has been sold
for exportation. The colonial produce market dur
ing the week lias been scantily supplied, partly on
account of the easterly wind retarding the arrival
of many vessels now over due. A steady business
has taken place chieliy for consumption, and some
of the leading staples have closed at slightly en
hanced rates. There is still, however, a general
want of animation.
M.tniui), Friday.—The Queen will open the Cortes
in person.
It. is reported that the United States Government
has declared its consent to Spain claiming satisfac
tion from Mexico by an armed force.
A special decree in yesterday's Moiiitcur estab
lishes a special hank charged with the service of
the treasury to the great public works of the city,
and which shall hear the title of the Rank of the
Works of Paris.
Prim ■ ipol, on imd issued a decree, relieving
the Press in Algiers from certain offensive addi
tions to the laws of the Press in France, and pla
cing them upon the same footing as French jour
Lords Palinerston and Clarendon, were on .a visit
to the Emperor at Ooinpeigne. The Jfunitciir con
tains a decree obliging all bakers in certain towns
to keep in reserve a sullieient stock to supply their
manufacturing wants in bread during at least three
The Funds were slightly firmer to-day. The
Three per cents, closed at 74" to 85.
M. Thouvenel reached France from Constantino
ple to-day.
A meeting a Americans was held in Paris, X A
vember 13tli, at. the Banking house of Messrs.
John Monroe A Co., to give public expression to
their respect for the life and character of Hon. IS.
F. Butler. Hon. John Y. Mason, United .States
Minister, presided, and Mr. Cootey, of New York,
was secretary. Hon. Hamilton Fish, of New York, i
presented a preamble and resolutions expressing
admiration for his services, virtues and talents, and
regret for his death.
The judicial investigation of the affair of Count
de Montalembert has been brought to a close, and j
an order of the examining magistrate, equivalent I
to the finding of a true hill by the Grand Jury, in
England, sends the affair before the tribunal of Cor- ;
rectional Police on the four counts already stated. '
The trial will come olf on Wednesday the 24th. M.
Berryer will he counsel for the Count, and M. Du- I
favre tor M. Durial, the responsible editor of the j
THE WAR WITII A NAM. —Admiral Qcnouillv has J
transmitted his official report of the taking of the !
forts at Tourane. The French naval division which
had been joined by the Spanish steamer El Cano,
having 450 troops" from the Philippine Islands, an
chored oil Tourane, Aug. 31st. The forts were sum
moned, and two hours given in which to consider.
No reply being made the vesels cannonaded the
forts and silenced them in half an hour. Detach- j
ments were landed, scaled the walls and carried i
them. While this was going on the gun boats can- |
nonaded the forts at the mouth of the river, and
one blew up. During the night southwestern part
of the bay was sounded, and in the morning the
gnn boats and the Spanish steamer took their po
sitions close to the remaining fort and in half an
hour it blew up. Admiral Genouilly fixed himself
in his position and waited the Anamite army, which
lie learned through the missionaries, was to attack
him with 10,000 men, hut it did not make its ap
pearance. All of the forts were mounted with
heavy bronze and iron guns, the former most nu
merous and fine pieces. The muskets were the
common French and Belgian musket. The powder
taken was of English manufacture, obtained proba
bly at Singapore or Ilong Kong. Reinforcements j
were to he sent from France.
The Muuiteiir of the 15tli says :
A private letter of the 18th September, from the
Camp of Tourane, gives some turtber details rela
tive to the expedition, after mentioning the capture
of the forts. We shall march to the attack of the
city of Hue, but before doing so wo shall wait for
the arrival of some Spanish cavalry who are on
their way from Manila. That place will in all
probability give ns more to do than the capture of
the forts, as it is said to he the strongest in all
Kastorn Asia. It is protected by an outer ditch
twelve kilometres (seven and a half milest in cir
cuit, and thirty yards wide. The ramparts are
mounted by 1,500 pieces of cannon. The French
otlicers who were in tho service of King Oya-lnng
had cast for him previous to 1821 more than 2.500
of those guns. They also endowed the citv of Hue
with extensive barracks, and fortified the port. It
is, therefore, in some measure against ourselves
that w shall have to light.
While waiting for the commencement of opera
tions, we make the best of our situation here. We
are exposed to a burning sun, with occasional tor
rents of rain. We sleep on the hard ground, in
coinpanv with myriads of ants, gnats, and other in
sects, which are more annoying than an}- of the
natives we have yet met with. As to meat, we are
confined to the salt provisions from the ships, hut,
as a set-off, we have plenty of partridges, plovers
and other game. Yesterday I partook of a part of
a leg of—not mutton—but of monkey, and I can as
sure you that it was in no way inferior to the pre
sale of Normandy. The inhabitants of this country
are small in stature, olive complexion, and, in inv
opinion, very ugly. They are said to be very intel
ligent, but "of this J have yet seen no proofs; but
they are a dirty, di gusting" race, being covered
with vermin, which they catch and get rid of in a
manner rather revolting to European stomachs.—
The country is one of great natural riches, and
which lias hitherto been kept aloof from the rest of
the world by a policy more exclusive than that
practised by the Chinese. It is now about to be
invaded by the element of civilization, and will he
compelled to associate with other nations.
A few more movements of the kind and the whole
universe will be conquered bv European civiliza
tion. There are several very excellent places of
anchorage on the coast of Cochin China, among
others the bay of Padaran,, Camragne, Xhiatrang,
Hong-ko, Phuyen and Con-mong, Ac.; but the Bay
of Turon or Tnurano, from its proximity to the cap
ital ol the Cochin Chinese empire, is the one which
navigators have given a preference to when com
pelled to run for shelter. The Bay of Tourane is
one of the finest natural ports in existence, and the
sheet ot water is not less than nine miles long by
five in breadth, and is completely sheltered from the
fury of the monsoons by the high mountains which
surround it. The achorage is excellent.
The Belgian Chamber of Deputies voted the ad
dress in reply to the King's speech bv fifty-three
against nine. Great excitement attended th*e vote
and some of the opposition retired from the Cham
Prince Ilolienzollern. President of the Council
was nominated Minister of Marine.
The monument erected at Prague to the memo
ry ot Kadetsky was uncovered on the 13th in the
presence of the Emperor and a great concourse o
The Bombay mail of October 35th had reached
England. 1 lie details of the news are quite irnpor-
The Bombay money market was easy.
The proclamation in which the British Crown as
sumes direct dominion over India was expected to
be promulgated on the 4th of November. Great
preparations were making to celebrate the event 01
a grand scale.
Arrived from New York, Nov. 14th, imwaculat'
and Union at Bremen.
Arrived from New Orleans, Nov. 14th, JL H
Watzen at Bremen.
Arrived from Baltimore, Nov. 14th, Columbia ant
Jnhanne and Wilhelmine at Bremen.
Sailed for New York, Nov. 17th, E. from th
Clyde: 18th, Gertrude, from Queenstown.
Sailed for New Orleans, Nov. 17th, England, iron
Liverpool; 18th, Star of I'eace, from do.; 19th
lligbv, from do.; , ohn Merrick, from Deal.
Sailed for Charleston, Nov. 18th, Challenger
from Queenstowii; Kith, Joseph Howe, from Liver
pool; 19th, Virginia Ann, from do.
f From the A'rici Orleans Picayune.\
In the Progress, of Nov. 1 ltb, we find a long act
count of an engagement between a body of forcetj
under Gen. I.a Clave, at Tengonapam,and a body oil
Echeagaray's troops, who were endeavoring t>,
effect an advance towards Vera Cruz, byway °j
San Salvador. The column of Constitutionalist
forces, under Comamlantc Camache, who had been
posted to meet them, very rapidly defeated them,
killing and wounding several, who were abandoned.
They retreated to a positon about a quarter of a
league oil', and there opened a live of artillery on!
the Constitutionalist forces, but without any ( fleet.;
They soon stayed this, and then endeavored to pen
etrate byway of Calvario, but coming out near
that point about 4P. M., they found that it had,
already been occupied by Camache, who at once
charged upon them, and after a close and desperate'
encounter of half an hour, again beat them back,
with some killed and wounded; a portion of them
were also abandoned. They then retreated to
Tengonapam, which Camache had abandoned alter
the previous engagement, for stragetic reasons.
La Llave the same night despatched a force to take
possession of a hill to the right of that point, with
instructions to commence a fire on them, as soon as
day should break. This was done, and the
Zuloaguistas thinking themselves flanked, com
menced a hurried retreat, leaving behind them
a portion of their recently killed beeves, and the,
body of a man whom they had inveigled near bv,
cries of 'Libertad" and then assassinated, horribly,
mutilating him with edged weapons and with lire
arms. This, however, was the oul.v life lost on the
part of the Constitutionalists. They were com
manded, it seems, by Eclieagaaay and Negrete.— |
The former returned to La lioya, Negrete towards
Accounts from the camp of Sr. 1). Angel Albino
Corso state that the Governor of Chiapas had taken
two of the pieces taken from the Guerrero, mounted
them, and sent them to the Constitutionalist forces
besieging Cabasco.
Gen. Vidaurri was energetically preparing for a
new movement against Miramon, who was full of
conlidence. He states in his address that his loss
was not so great as has been supposed, and especial
ly the loss of life was but small.
The Empire City, Capt. S. F. Grillin, left New
Orleans on the 20th ult., arrived at Havana on the
23d, and left at 4.30, P. M., the same day for New
York. Her passage has been prolonged by constant
heavy weather and head winds. She brings twcn
tv-live passengers and a large freight of produce
from both mentioned ports.
The opera just inaugurated by Max Maretzek, at
the Villa Nueva Theatre, was occupying the atten
tion of the Habaneros, and under the new law of
prices "doubles or quits" promised a success to the
enterprising manager.
The spacious floating dock constructed lately at
New Orleans had safely arrived at Havana on the
20th, in tow of the Spanish steamers Mexico and
Pelayo, having been six days on the passage.
The Cuban Progress (such is her name) will ar
rest a great deal of floating capital in the harbor
formerly diverted to the United States, but being
the only one of her kind at Havana, it is inferred
that her tariff of prices will render her ways other
than ways of pleasantness to those who have to pay
for them.
Exchange on London 14 to 14 1 4f.; New York and
Boston, 3to 314 do. Freights exceedingly dull, not
a vessel of the United States taken during the past
week. One cargo of negroes. 493, had been landed
on the coast to the Eastward, since last advices.
Sugars were stiff at 9% reals for No. 12 1). S.—
The stock at Havana and Matanzas was 60,000 boxes.
In Molasses there was but little doing at 214 reals
for clayed.
The Cahawba at New Orleans brought 8850,000
in specie. She reports the health of Havana
The United States steamers Dispatch and Vixen
were in port at Havana—all well on board.
Senor 1). Francisco Gonzalez Corral was, on the
13th inst., formally inducted into the Chair of the
/{'jol Audiencia Pn torial of the island, to which ho
had been appointed, from the corresponding post
which he had held in Puerto Rico.
The I'renua says that some estates had already
commenced grinding, and that many were prepar
ing to commence before the end of this month.
Cardenas has been lighted with gas, and one or
two other towns have been, or are on the eve of
Several royal decrees, granting permission for
the construction of railroads, are published.
! The Dutch bark Sophie Elizabeth arrived in
| New York on Monday from Amsterdam, having on
! board Captain Johnson, his wife and child, and
crew ot twelve men, ot the liritish bark Jennie
Johnston, from Quebec for [lull, which had bees
wrecked in the heavy gale of October last. Oapt.
Johnson gives the following account of the wreck :
We sailed from Quebec for Ilull October f>, with a
cargo of timber and deals. On the 21st had a fresh
breeze from K. N. E. to V. E., with heavy sou alls
duiing the night. At V3O A. M. on tbe"22d the
wind increased to a heavy gale from E. \. E.; hove
the ship to under main trysail; set all hands at the
pumps. At CA. M. was hoarded by.a sea which
washed away quarter boat and stove the galley.—
At 1.40 I'. M. washed away the skylight binnacle,
starboard side of deck-house. At 0.30 stove in
front of the house. Idling the cabin with water;
washed away long boat, skill', bulwarks, and split
covering board abaft the main rigging. The crew
were several times washed away from the pumps.
At 11.40 J'. M.ship full of water; all hands took to
tiie maintop; tremendous sea making clean sweep
over the ship; had no time to get up water; tiie bar
ometer showing 28 dog. 70 niin. This in lat -17 dec.
45 tnin., lon. 41 cleg. 25 min. On 23d, at 7A. If!
saw a bark to leeward : set a signal of distress, but
was not seen. Strong breeze from N. E., and heavy
sea. On 24th. at noon, saw a brig to leeward, hut
she did not make us out. Our rudder unshipped
during the night, and took awav the counter : had
been now nearly three days in the top; no water.
The weather cold. Saw no more vessels until the
31st. Another week in the top. At 2 P. M.. 0 f
that day saw a bark to windward, standing S. W.
at 4 P. M., she bore down, and took us ail olf be
fore dark—a very heavy sea on at the time.
The last two nights spent in the maintop were
dreadful, the wind being from the northward with
heavy squalls, snow and hail, from which we got
water to drink.
[ From the HutTnlo Commercial Advertiser.]
1. The State of New York loaned its bonds to the
New York and Erie Railroad for 53.000,000. It
was finally compelled to assume thorn, and they
now constitute a part of the State debt, unless the-
State has already paid them.
2. The State loaned Us credit to a railroad run
ning from itliaca to some other equally important
place—we forgot where. The road finally became
the property of the State, was sold, and realized
some five or six hundred dollars. The State paid
the rest.
3. The city of Buffalo subscribed $150,000 to
the stock of the Buffalo and lirantford Railway.
It is so much money to be charged to profit "and
4. The citizen? of Buffalo, with the idea of help
ing the trade of the city, took stock, bonds and
mortgages in the Buffalo and Cohocton Railroad to
the amount of nearly $1,000,000. Everv dollar
went under.
5. The citizens of Buffalo, with the idea of hav
ing a direct connection with New York, invested
largely in tiie Bulfalo and Horuellsville Railroad.—
Every dollar was sacrificed. We have the direct
connection, and only one freight train tuns over
the road daily.
0. The city of Rochester issued its bond-- for
$300,000 in aid of the Genesee Valley Railroad. It
will redeem them by taxation.
i. Ihe city ot Troy lias just bought out of its en
gagcments to railways, by paying between two and
three hundred thousand dollars, in addition to
vious and much heavier losses. It has taxed it-elf
to ruin.
S. The village of Home has endeavored to repu
diate certain railway obligations. The courts hive
just decided against her. She must pay the bunds
to toe uttermost.
9. Allegany county, I'a., with the city of J'itt
hurg I, „t its credit to railway schemes, and has
recently endeavored to repudiate. The Supreme
( onrt has within a lew days ordered the lew in- ~|
a tax sufficient to cover the obligations already a>
crued. City and county are bankrupt
10. The railway system of Wisconsin, h, -ides
enormous grants of land from Con-ro-s 1,, b n
created by city county, township and farm mort
gages. Alt of these are now in danger of forcflo
sure, and the distress of private citizens is great. It
is piuposed that the State shall assume their , m
ment. to the tune of 50.000,000. I„wa is in about
'rmllK"" 1 ' , r IL ' cit - v ot ' K "" k,,k C.val.ou
1! Tl I f we' 1 property fifty per cent.
• f Si ; Minnesota furnishi-s the latest
"wMl'.'l'noO o ! at ° K ' n . ( "bonda to the amount „f
5...0u0.000 to various railway schemes. These bonds
S,ds L 'Th U " 'uortgage bonds „„ the
lailroads. Ihe companies now leln.-e to execute
[ Ra p ß ' but Propose an issue oi worth
;. I " to amount of $23,000.000. in
W mint , 10 vance is to be included. This
would thiow a taxation of 55.000.000 on the State
Ihe Supreme Court has issued is mandamus, con,
polling Governor Sibley to issue the bonds. The
Governor refuses, and there the matter stands.
On Sunday morning. Mr. H. M. Smith's ma
chine shop, Richmond, Va.. was burned down. The
house was once the fashionable hotel, was La Fay
ette s head quaters, and a favorite resort of the
great \ lrginians.
Col. Mansfield. Inspector General United States
Army, having finished his tour of inspection of the
torts in Oregon,will now proceed to Vancouver, via
the ( ascades,where he will inspect the forces under
General Harney.
I hos. L. Higdon, a draughtsman in the Xorfolk
Aavv 1 ard, committed suicide on Friday la-1 The
Old Ootninion (liiar.l of which he was a 'member'
took charge ol the body.
In the Boston Police Court, a fwv davs since a
bright looking hoy t eleven years, was sentenced
drnnkard™ 86 ° r,UaU ° n ' for being a comm..n
Hon. JohnETWard. President of the Georgia
The r ' n ' sl ?" e<l ' us membership of that bodv.
in Itec'ember'.' °'' dor * new e,mi ""
St. Andrew's Lodge, estahlidie.i "in lloston in
..V ; , a y° P""' to the fund for purchasing the
>\ nshington Mount Vernon estate SIOO.
The Sandwich Island .Vow says That the whaling
fleet in the Arctic, Behring's Sea and Bristol Bay
had done poorly, and bettor thewhore.
A West Pennsylvania Historical Society has
been formed at Pittsburg on the spur of the cen
tennial celebration.
. J. A. Brand, Esq., a prominent citizen of Louisi
ana, died on the 2od, at the residence of Xarcissa
Landry, Esq., Ascension parish.
The damages caused by the late overflow of tho
Mississippi are far from 'being repaired, and a se
cond one is threatened.
The amount of taxable property in New Or
leans for the present year is $108,651,135. Of
this $75,426,805 is in real estate, and $6,177,030 in

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