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KT The Whig State Nominating Convention meets
at Stxacuse on Wednesday the 1th of September, (next
Wednesday,) a* we hare stated repeatedly. It was erroneous?
ly primed 8tb at nrrt.
"CT The Whig Young Men's State Contention meets
at Auburn on Wednesday the 21 st inst, (just two weeks after
tbe nominations.) We hope to meet there a glorious gather?
ing ol tbe Young Whigs of New-York.
IT The 'suggestion' of' A True Whig' should be made
in the proper quarter, and not through die newspapers.
For Hon. R- W. Thompson's
Speech at the Tabernacle, Death of Hon.
T. D. Baird, and other items, see Firtt
frj> For a Hymn of the Sea, by W. C.
[Bryant, and France and the French, see
" Last Rage.
(CT3 We moan to publish Silas Wright's Speech
on the Tariff to-morrow. Our Loco-Foco City
journals seem shy of it.
OS3 The Delegates from the Southern Counties
lo the Whig State Convention were mainly in
Albany yesterday morning on their way to Syra?
cuse. Among them there appeared a very gene?
ral unanimity of feeling in favor of Lctiier
Bradish for Governor, and an anxious hope that
John A. Collier may yet be persuaded to accept
the nomination for Lieutenant Governor. Mr.
Collier will be warmly supported for the first
place, and will doubtless receive a very respecta?
ble vote, but we think Mr. Bradish will be nomi?
nated. If, in the case, Mr. Collier should p?
Temtorily decline the Lieutenancy, we hardly
know who will be selected. Hon. Geo. W. Pat?
terson has been named, bnt we believe the con
tirgoncy of requiring some other candidate than
>Ir. Collier has hardly yet attracted general at?
At the Regency Convention Wm. C. Boucx
?will be nominated for Governor without competi?
tion, but the abrupt und eleventh-hour declension
of the Lieutenancy by D. S. Dickinson has given
rise to an active canvass for that post. It is neces?
sary that the man should come from the South
West, us Loco-Focoism will never give that region
any thing but offices ; and Mr. Nathaniel Far
jtisoTON of Tioga (now State Treasurer,) is under- i
stood to be the Regency favorite, but Levi S. j
Chatfielt) (Speaker of the Honse,) is making a
tstrong push for it. We hope he may get it. j
The Apportionment.
Albanv, Monday, Sept. 5.
Nothing was u< j...A in the Legislature
this day, but in tho Committee of ConrVi
rence a great stride was made toward an adjust?
ment of the differences between the two Houses.
The following were the buses of that settlement
1. The Senate are to agree to the Assembly's out
yageous Gerrymandering of the Northern Counties,
so as to satisfy Clinton, and yet give Messrs. Cramer
and Roger* a Loco Foco District.? if they can car?
ry it.
2. The House in turn assents to a now arrange?
ment of the Western Districts, which prevents
the division of Counties as follows:?
Cbenango, Broorne and Tioga;
Tompkins, Cbemnng and Yates;
Steuben and Allegany;
Cattaraugus and Cbautauque;
Genesee and Wyoming;
Niagara and Orleans.
The four last Districts are precisely as hereto?
fore, and are unexceptionable. Those in the
North are atrocious, and made so simply because
John Cramer dared defied the majority to attach
Saratoga to Washington, which overy one knew
was the proper arrangement.
We presume the bill, amended aa above, passed
both Houses, and was sent to the Governor yes?
The only outstanding difficulty regards the City
Districts. The Eighth Ward having no Loco
Foco Members in the Houses, the Delegation at
tached it to the Lower Wards to form th* Third
District. But Senator Varian, who represents the
general interest of the party, is opposed to it, and
at his instance the Senate resists stubbornly. It
5s supposed that tho difference will be split by
making this District consist of the first five Wards,
and leaving out both the Sixth and Eighth.
The Albany Rally.
There was an immense gathering of the Five
men of Albany at the Capitol to receive and listen
to the Whig Members of Congress on Monday
evetring. Archibald McIntyre presided. An
organization was first effected in the Capitol, hut
not half tho people already in attendance could
crowd into it, and the meeting adjourned to the
Park, where they numbered not less than 2,500.
The Members of Congress were introduced, and
then addressed with stirring eloquence and power
by Willis Hall, who tendered them the enthu?
siastic thanks of tho Whigs of Albany for their
able, faithful and successful dischurge of the du?
ties devolved on them by the People. Respon?
sive addresses were successively made by Hon.
Millaru Fillmoke, Hon. R. L. Caruthers of i
Tennessee and Hon. Richard W. Thompson of
? Indiana, with a spirit, earnestness, and effect rare?
ly exceeded. It was noarly eleven o'clock when
AfryThompson closed and the meeting adjourned,
gyerj Whig animated by a spirit of enthusiastic
?I? termination to do his utmost for the good cause
in the approaching contest.
Tbe Kvenintj Post has a letter trom Albany stating that a
Procession on the arrival of the members bad been an?
nounced, but was not effected. Tire writer conceals the
fact that the notice had Ueen given bnt a few bour?, and that
the boat arrived one hour earlier than usual, jiut as severe!
Jbamlred Whigs were on their way to the wharf. We trnsi
the Loco-Foco was satisfied widi tbe meeting m the even.
3ng, where, to say nothing of 2,0?0 Whigs, there were more
Van Muren men than have attended any meeting of their
own party in Albany lor many months.
0*The Rochester Daily Advertiser is fum?
bling for a discrepancy between our earnest ad?
vocacy of a Protective Tariff' and our subsequent
remark that it will not do every tking which the
Country requires ! The Tribune was so -zealous
xbru Tariff, argues the Adv. and yet it now con
cedes that it will not create a National currency
nor produce the Millenium I The Advertiser
may bo a very astute journal, but it makes itself
needlessly ridiculous in this matter. We believe
the Tariff" tho very first in importance of the m?a- j
sures needed to restore the National prosperity;
but if this were all-sufficient, why should we ad?
vocate others ? Did we contend for a Tariff* only
through tbe late crisis, or for a National Currency,
tho Land Distribution and the resumption of In?
ternal Improvement also? Answer us, Wisdom
UT Will some of the Loco-Foco journals who
are so overwhelmed with gratitude and admira?
tion in view of the course of Silas Wright on the
Tariff bill be good enough to tell us whether it is
his Vote for or Speech against the bill which so
enraptures them ? We have tried the Argu* on
this head, but can get no satisfaction. \\ iH The
Union, Rochester Adveitiser, or some of their
kindred, enlighten us ?
The Condition of England.
The only remarkable feature of the late news
from Europe, is the decided and threatening as?
pect which the deep, corroding discontent of a
large portion of the Laboring Classes has at
length assumed. Outrage and riot in widely
separated parts of the country, thousands quit?
ting work and roaming in gangs to ?ompel by in?
timidation and violence others to do likewise;
eight thousand troops stationed in Manchester
alone, yet the danger of outbreak becoming every
moment more imminent; and finally the splendid
country mansion of the Prime Minister pillaged
and burnt by a mob?these are fearful indications
of the spirit which animates and the folly which
directs the immensely numerous and physically
formidable discontented classes. It would seem
that tbe crisis in the fate of the British empire,
so long predicted and so long averted, had come
at la??t, and that a few months must witness a
conflict more horrible than the worst scenes of
the French Revolution.
It is not the least ominous feature of this crisis
that it present* itself at a time when no special
reasons for its occurrence can be seen to exist?
indeed, when the tendency of events is decidedly
toward tranquillity and hope. The ripening har?
vest?to which tiie eyes of all Britain instinctively
turn as the barometer of her prosperity for the
coming year?is most bountiful. Grain has rarely
been cheaper in England than now, and the total
product of 1842 will probably be greater than that
<?f any former year. The Corn-Laws, that stand
iug topic of agitators, have very little influence at
present on the condition of the Poor, for, cheap as
Grain is on this side of the Atlantic, it would not
pay transportation to England if admitted duty
free. Neither is the pressure of taxation so
severely felt by the Laboring Classes of Britain at
present as in former years ; for, by the new In?
come Tax, and the Tariff* Revision, a considera?
ble burthen has been subtracted from the Duties
and imposed solely on the Property of the Coun?
try. The reduction of imposts, mainly on articles
which do not come in competition with the pro?
ducts of Home Industry, and never to the disad?
vantage ofthat Industry, ha-? been very considera?
ble. Business in the Manufacturing Districts had
sensibly improved within the month preceding our
last advices. But do the Laborers realize this
improvement? Are they becoming more com?
fortable, contented nnd happy ? Let the tidings
by the Caledonia give the answer.
We are every day more deeply convinced that
the evils under which the British people now labor
are too formidable and deep-seated to be cured by
uriy merely Political changes?certainly by any
I such changes as are contemplated by the agitators.
No reflecting mun can weil forget how former
1 Reforms have been expected m remedy these
evils, and how entirely the expectation has proved
delusive; Catholic Emancipation was to quiet and
reconcile Ireland; Parliamentary Reform to ushet
in a new era of prosperity and harmony for the
whole Empire. But has such been the result, or
any thing like it? And does any sane man hearti?
ly believe that the abolition of the Corn-Laws, or
of al! imposts whatever, would allay discontent
and produce a decidedly, permanently better state
of things? We cannot, at least, until the Past is
But suppose we go farther, and adopt the Chart?
ist platform, would that effect the end desired ??
Not in its avowed and recognized provisions. If
the revolution be carried to the extent of abolishing
the Monarchy, despoiling the Aristocracy, and re?
pudiating the National Debt, it might do some
'hing for the Laboring Mass,?that is, for such
portion of them as were not slaughtered or starved
during the process, or in tho anarchy and interrup
'ion of business consequent thereon. Yet there
are two sides, even to this prospect. By abolish?
ing the National Debt, probably quite as many
paupers would be mtide as unmade, and they would
!re the more helpless and miserable of the two
cdass ; for tens of thousands of widows, orphans,
and superannuated persons have invested their little
til in the Funds, and by repudiation would be beg?
gared beyond remedy. So of any other Revolu?
tionary movement.
The true remedy for the evils now oppressing
the masses in Great Btitain, it appears to us,
must be of very different character. In its re?
sults it would necessarily alfect and modify the
Political institutions of the Country, but it should
have its root in the Industrial or Social system.
It should commence by organizing and rendering
efficient the now immense mass of unemployed
and useless Productive power of that country,
and thus removing the enoiraous burthen, the
eating canker, of Pauperism from the Land. It
should be a work not of strife, collision and
bloodshed, but of universal peace and good will
?of benefit and blessing to all. Of the means
and practicability of such a Reform we shall speak
more particularly hereafter.
To Working Men.
After^he first Tariff bill had been vetoed, and
when it was supposed that the Whigs could not
pass one that Tyler would not veto, the Philadel?
phia Spirit of the Times (Loco) published, and
The Union and other Loco-Foco journals copied,
the following:
Better Times!?A huge body of men?weavers oat of
work?passed our otticu y?siertlt?y, at noon, witu banners
Hying, music playing, awd a miniature loom elevated on the
end of a p?le. It is really heart-rending to see such a crowd
walking about in absolute want, many of them no doubt, of
the necessaries of life?able and widing to wora.but without
a prospect of it. It is a pity, and we see hut one remedy
for it?die ballot box! Let Uiem ro themselves, where
they have put thai little loom?to the v<Al?and vote tor
such men as will advocate measures calculated to restore
confidence and business to the community.
The drift of this advice, as will be seen, was
this?' Vote the Loco Foco ticket, for that alone
will secure a. Protective Tariff.' But the dear,
disinterested advisers overshot their mark fur once.
Thk Whigs have carried a Protective Ta?
rife, nad already its good effects are beginning to
be felt, and they will increase. But the Loco-Fo
cos are pledged to repeal it whenever they have
pnwer, nnd even tho low of them who voted for it
expressly did soon account of its Revenue features,
disclaiming the Protective, and promising to aid
in repealing them on the first opportunity. Now,
Mechanics and Laborers, if you find times im?
prove on account of the passage of the Tariff", just
look at the above Loco-Foco advice, aud judge
from it how y ou ought to vote ! Enough said.
Silent Toasts.
While the public generally and justly condemn
the cold reception of the toast of? The President,'
at the Ashburton Dinner, tbe loud denunciations
of it by the Loco-Foc-os, who were silent when it
took placs, come with a very bad grace from the
party of whicli the American recalls the following
When, nor. many years after the war, Andrew
j Jackson visited this city, a dinner was given to
j him at Tammany Hull. When called upon for
8 toast, the veteran gave?
The Governor of the great and patriotic State of New
De Witt Clinton was then Governor, and the
i Democracy, substituting the person for the office,
refused to drtnk the toast, and complaiued of
Gen. Jackson for having, while their guest, offered
them an insult.'
Who Ride t Whig? or Loco Fmco* ?
The following ia a bill of carriage hire against the
Corporation of the City of New York, and may
be seen by any person who will take the trouble
to call at the Comptroller's office at the Hall of
Records and enquire for Mr. Ljach's bill of car?
riage hire against the Corporation, commencing
the 18th of April, and ending the 18th of May
last. It is now presented to the public for the in?
formation and benefit of those who vill shortly be
called upon to pay it.
They will here find a sample of what was going
on last Spring, when the people thought beit to
take the administration of the City Government
from the Loco Focos, and place it in other hands.
This bill amounts to $'315, for one month, be?
ing at the rate of $3780 a year. The riding of
all the Whig members (including both boards)
amounts only to $1*'.50, being for the entire
year at the rate only of $162. His Honor the
Mayor had twenty-eight rides in this month,
amounting to $40.12^, and being at the rate of
about $500, fur the year, over and above h?
salary of $3000, and the perquisites of office. It
will be.seen that all the Loco Foco Aldermt.-n
were riding Aldermen ; and that ?ut of the seven
Whig members, the names of two of them only
appear in the bill, and the names of the other
five, to wit., Alderman Woodhull of the 2d, Ben?
son ef the 3d, Williams of the 4th. Jones of the
5th, and Kimbali of the 15th wards are not foand
It will also be seen that there were several
amateurs in this business, about the Hall, besides
the Aldermen. Mr. Paterson, clerk of the Board
of Assistants; Clark, dook-keeper to that Board;
the Comptroller; Porter to the Comptroller;
Messengers, &c. (all Loco Focos) in addition to
their salaries, had their share of coach riding, at
the public expense.
Who ride, therefore, Whigs or Loco Focos ?
Let those who pay the taxes examine the follow?
ing bill, and tbey will see for themselves. It is
an old and true saying, seeing is believing.
The Corporation of the City of Nevo-York:
1342. To John Lynch,....Dr.
April 13 Aid. Pollock it Leonard, home.$1 50
Mayor home. 50
16 Aid. Balis, Hall to home. 50
19 Mayor 1} hours. 1 50
and Aid. Benedict. 1 00
20 Aid. Pollock and Benedict. ' 50
Mavor home. *0
Aid'. Balis, Hall to home twice. 1 00
" Franklin and Hatfieid, 1 coach. 125
" Benedict, 1 coach. j5
" Ransom and Brevoort, 1 coacb. 2 50
21 Order of Mayor, 14 hour*. 150
Aid. Pollock and Leonard. 1 50
" Timpson, Hatfieid, Briggs nnd Dodge ? 2 00
home, 1 coach.5
" Lee home, 1 coach.~~. 50
" Ransom and Brevoort, 1 coach. 2 50
22 Order of Mayor, 14 hours. 150
Aid. Pollock and Leonard. 2 00
Committee on Streets, 2 hours. 2 00
23 Committee on Wharves, 2 coaches. 6 00
Aid. Pollock and Leonard. 2-00
25 ? ? " . 2 00
" Lee and Benedict. 1 00
Mayor home. SO
Aid. Ransom and Brevoort home, 1 coach.. 2 50
26 Commiticeon Streets, S hours each 2<oaches 6 00
Aid. Pollock, Leonard, Vandervoort, ami) 2 00
1 more.5
Mayor 14 hours. I 50
Mayor home. 50
Aid". Ilntfiekl, Briggs, Docile and I more ) ? ?n
home.i "
" Timpson, Comptroller aud 2 more) j ^
" Ransom nnd Brevoort, home. 2 50
1 coach from City Hall to residence of )
Comptroller, Aid. Bonnell.'Esquirol and > 1 00
27 Mayor 2 hoars. 2 00
Aid. Balis. Hall to home. 50
28 - Benedict and 2 men. 100
" F. R. Lee, Rawson and Brevoort, I ) 2 50
29 " Pollock and Leonard. 150
" Brevoort. 2 00
Messenger to Noland's. 3 *0
Mr. Clark, 2 hours..... 2 00
Mayor, 2 hours. 2 00
Committee on Police, 1J hours. 1 50
Aid. Balis, Hull to home. 50
" Franklin and Hatlield, home. 125
" Leonard. 1 00
30 4 coaches, Committee on Croton Aque-1 on 00
duct and R-iads.) *
May 2 Commtitee Roads and Assistants. 5 00
Counsellor Cowdrey, 1 coach 2 hours. 2 W
Aid. Leonard, Pollock. and;2 more. 2 00
41 Benedict. 75
" Balisand I moie, Hall to home. 50
" Balis and 2 more, Hall to home. 100
" Lee, home. 50
" Dodge and Hatfieid and 1 more, home 1 50
" Rawson and Brevoort, home. 2 50
3 Order of Mayor, 1 coach 4 hours. 4 00
Aid. Waterman. 75
" Leonard and Pollock. 150
" Inness anp Davis, home. 1 00
Mayor 2 hours 3 different times. 2 00
Aid. Inness and Davis, home. 1 00
" Brevoort. Lee, Vandervwort and Raw-) 9 go
son, home.>
Aid. Balis home. 50
Aid Bradhurst to 8tU street, Dodge and )
Briggs home, Hatfieid and Timpson > 2 00
home?about 2 hours.)
4 Mayor, 2} hours. 2 75
Aid. Waterman to Hall and home. 1 50
Pollock, Leonard, Vandervoort and 1 2 50
two more.J
" Hatfieid and Dodge. 1 25
Messenger to serve Notices lor Assessors. ? ? ? 4 00
Aid. Rawson and Brevoort to 61st street- 3 00
" Lee and Benedict. 1 "0
6 Mayor all day. 5 00
Committee on Fire and Water, 2 coaches.. 10 On
Aid. Hatfieid and Dodge. 1 50
" Leonard aud two room. 1 50
Committee on Streets, 1 coach. 1 50
6 Mayor 2i hours, two times.^ 25
Three coaches to the corner of Christie i
and Delancey streets to the Church,'/ 12.50
two 4? hours, one 3i hours.)
Aid. Leonard home. 1 00
Finance Committee, Board of Ass'ts, 3 hours 3 00
7 Messenger to serve Notices for Constables.. 5 00
Committee on Charities, kc. 2 coaches.10 00
Committee on Ferries, kc, 2 coaches. 10 00
Aid. Waterman, 1 coach. 75
Leonard, 1 coach. 1 00
Messenger to serve Notices all day. 5 00
Aid. Balis, Hall to home. 50
" Rawson, honte. 1 00
" Lee, Dodge k Hatfieid, home, 1 coach 1 50
8 " Brevoort, 1 coach. 2 00
9 " Bradhurst, Harbern. 5 00
" Waterman, home. 1 75
" Leonard, Vandervoort A: Pollock, home 2 00
" Thomas R. Lee and one more, home.. 100
Mayor and Comptroller. 1 25
Aid. Hatfieid and Timpson. 1 25
" Dodge, Briggs, aud two more. 2 00
Messenger to serve Notices. 3 09
u for Aid. Timpson. 1 00
Aid. Balls, Hall to home. 50
" Rawson, Brevoort, and 2 more, 1 coach 3 00
10 Order of Mayor, 1 coach 2^ hours. 2 50
Mayor to Hall, 1 coach. 50
Aid. Waterman to Hall. 75
11 Mr. Clark, 2J hours. 2 50
Aid. Hatfieid and Mr. Whiting, 3 hours- 3 00
" Adams and Nesbilt, 2 hours. 2 00
Mayor. 2i hours. 2 25
" Balis, Hall to home. 50
" Leonard, 2 hours. 2 00
12 Messenger with Books, Sic.. 5 00
Mayor, I coach. 1 25
13 Mr. Clark. 2* hours, for books. 2 50
Mayor, 1$ hours, 1 coach. 1 50
Aid. Leonard, Vandervoort.and 2 more.... 2 00
" Hatfieid, Dodge, and Pettigrew. 1 50
*' Pettigrew, 2 hours. 2 0?
? Purdy, 2 hours. 2 00
" Waterman, borne. 75
14 Mr. Clark,-tj; hours, with books. 4 50
Messenger with books, 2 hours. 2 00
Mayor," 1J hours. 1 50
Aid. Purity, Lee and Pettigrew, 1 coaca... 1 50
" Leonard and 1 more, home. 100
15 Messenger to notify the Board. 4 00
16 Mayor, 1 hour_*. 100
Messeiifrfcr for Members, 2-V hoars. 2 50
Aid. Leonard, Vaudervoort,"and Brown.... J 50
? Hatfieid. Petlisrew and Dodge. 1 50
" Kalis Hall to home. 50
17 Mr. Clark to notify witnesses, 1 hour. 1 00
Porter of Comptroller, tu Harirera. 5 00
Mr. Patterson and Clerk. 5 00
Aid. Leonard and three more, home. 1 50
13 Mayor, I hour, 1 coach. 100
Aid. Leonard, home. 1 00
" Hatfieid and Dodge, home, 1 coach.1 00
Leonard and 2 more, borne. 1 50
$315 00
Thz For Trade.?On the 16th instant seven
boats arrived at St. Louis from the Yellow Stone
river, consigaed to the American Fur Compa?
ny," having on board twenty thousand buffalo
robes and a few packs of other furs. They bad
been over two months descending.
Tobacco.?Fourteen thousani hogsheads were
produced in Missouri last year, and this year's crop
is expected to be 3000 to 4000 hhds. more.
CCPThe Carthageaian. published for the last
three years at Carthage, Jefferson Co.. New York,
for want of support, has ceased to appear.
For the rfev York Tribune.
The Fire Department.?The Minister and Congrega?
tion of the Methodist Church In Elizabeth street belonging
o colored citizens, wish to return their most grateful ac?
knowledgment to the Fire Department, for their prempd
tude and vigilance in extinguishing the dames, and saving j
the property of the Cburch.
The Treaty Correspondence.
[Concluded from yesterday's paper. ]
X. Lord Ashburton in answer to Mr. Webster's
letter, says that its statement of tbe settlement of
boundaries appears substantially correct, and that
the Treaty may now be drawn up. He wishes to
consider the articles singly, and recommends mak?
ing the delineations of the lin? on the excellent
charts in their possession, to spare to both parties
the unnecessary expense of new Commissioners,
and a new survey.
XL The next letter is also from Lord Ashbur?
ton, and its object is to record by correspondence
a caution that the stipulation in the fifth arti?
cle of the Treaty, signed that day. August 9th.
respecting certain payments to be made by the Go?
vernment of the United States to the States of
Maine and Massachusetts, does not subject Great
Britain to any responsibility for those engage?
XXL Mr. Webster assents to this precautionary
statement of Lord Ashburton.
The preceding is all the correspondence on the
subject of the Boundary-, except that between the
Secretary of State, aad the Governors and Com?
missioners of Maine and Mossachusetts, and the
delegation in Congress from New Hampshire.
The Boundary correspondence is followed
by letters interchanged between Hon. J.K. Pacl
ding, Secretary of the Navy, and Lieut. Paine,
commanding U. S. schooner Grampus, on the Afri?
can coast, in relation to Lieut. Paino's arrange?
ment with the commander of H. B. M. sloop
Wolverine, delegating to the latter the right to de?
tain and hand over to the Grampus, vessels under
American colors engaged in the slave trade; an
agreement which is disapproved by tbe Secietary.
TVew-York "Legislature.
31o!*dat, September 5.
In Senate, petitions were presented for aad
against the repeal of the exemption law; and to
give the Committee of Conference on the Appor?
tionment Bill time to report, the Senate took a
When they again assembled, Mr. Foster,
(Chuirman of the Committee of Conference on the
part of the Senate,) carae in and said, that the
Committee of Conference had agreed upon all the
points of difference between them, except one, re?
lating to the city of New-York ; but that their re?
port could not be prepared before tho next morning.
The Senate then went int? Executive session.
In Assembly, the House proceeded, on motion
of Mr. O'Sullivan, to consider his resolution for
the appointment of a Committee to examine into
the Penitentiary System of Labor and Discipline
of this State, as compared with that of other States
and of foreign countries. The resolution was re?
jected : Ayes 26 ; Nays 62.
Mr. Weir's resolution, directing the Comp?
troller to recall the loan of $ 1 0,00(1 heretofore
made to the American Seamen's Friends' Society,
was warmly advocated by Mr. Weir and Mr.
Davezac, who denounced the Retreat as an ' Al
gerine ' concern, but was lost by a very large vote.
Mr. Swartwout's resolution, providing for
action on a bill to amend the Exemption Law so
as to provide that it shall not apply to debts con?
tracted prior to the 1st of May, 1841, was called
up, but finally laid on the table.
The Resolutions of Protest, reported by the
Select Committee of sixteen, were next considered
in Committee of the Whole, nnd reported to the
House, which agreed to the Report.
A Committee to examine the accounts of the
Comptroller and Treasurer was chosen, consisting
of Messrs. Davis of Rensselaer and Brownson
of Wyoming.
The Resolutions of Protest were then adopted :
Ayes 72; Noes 22?a strict party vote.
Mr. Hathaway announced informally that the
Committee of Conference had come to the deci?
sion NOT TO AGREE, and that Mr. Hur.nuRD.
the Chairman of that Committee on the part of
the House, was preparing a report informing the
House officially of the facts: and the House took
a recess till half-past 4 o'clock.
On re-assembling, Mr. Huriiard, from the Joint
Committee of Conference, reported that the Sen?
ate Committee proposed to accept the arrangement
made by the House of the Northern Districts with
an amendment making provision for a division of
Hamilton. They accept also the proposition to
annex Tioga to Broome and Chenango. In regard
to the arrangement of the Western Counties, they
proposed to accept the Senate'? arrangement orthat
proposed by Mr. Swartwout in the House, at the
option of the Committee of the Assembly. The
latter concluded to accept of Mr. S.'s arrange?
ment. As to the city and county of New-York,
the Committee were unable to agree, and the mat?
ter of difference still stood open.
Mr. Hathaway, for himself and Mr. Maclay,
disagreed with Mr. Swartwout's arrangement;
the principal point of difference being the division
of Erie County: the Senat? Committee being
against dividing any Western County, and feeling
what Mr. Hathaway thoughtunnecessary squeam
ishness, as the arrangement was necessary to se?
cure to the majority in the House and in the State,
a fair [!] proportion of the political power of
tire State. He said that his friends at the West
needed a chance for thxir lives, and, as it was,
the House only threw a few straws in their way,
at which they might catch, like drowning men.
[A very frank confession of the impotenco of Lo
co-Focoism in the West.]
Mr. Simmons replied to Mr. Hathaway, and
the House adjourned.
Delegates to the Whig State Convention*
Tates.?George W. Hazard.
Kings.?David L. Bokes, Garret L. Mar
Oneida.?Spencir Kellogg, David Pixley,
h D. Bradt, Isaac Curry.
Madison.?J. D. Ledyard, Ellis Moore,
Esek Steere.
Olsego.?Robert Campbell, Lewis Morris,
Noah Harrington.
Greene.?Henry Bla.nchard, Morris Hal
83* The Union predicts that we shall an I
nounce with regret the withdrawal of Henry
Clay from the Piesidential canvass. Of course
we shall?i-when it occurs. Why, Major, you do n't
realize half the ' milk of humaa kindness' that's
in us?we regret the withdrawal even of John
Tyler. Could n't he be persuaded to stand some?
how f Wo 'il give five dollars to the fund of the
; Tyler General Committee/ or whatever you call
it? your Committee, Major?to be insured a
drive out of the Accidental. Can't you arrange
it? Cash must be an object in these times.
A Duel.?Capt. Hickey, of the Natchez Vo?
lunteers, now in Texas, has been shot through
both thighs, fracturing tbe bones, by Capt. Ste?
vens, of the St. Louis Volunteers, in a duel. The
situation of Capt. H. was very dangerous,
Cruelty toSoldlers.?Tbe citizens of Carlisle,
Pa., bave held a public meeting to reprobate in
' suitable terms, the cruelties indicted upon U. S.
soldiers by Lieutenants Saunders and Thompson.
K?P The Commercial Convention concluded Ix
tween tlie United States and Texas, was sent t.
the Senate at such a late period that they coald
not act upon it before adjournment. It will b!
course come up among the first thins* to be acted
upoa when the Senate is again in session.
[FT* On the. 26th alt.. Major Gabriel Floyd, liv?
ing three miles from St. Louis, was as salb d in bis
hou*? by five nion with Knives ar-il clubs., and afur
a desperate encounter he was left senseless on th>
ground. They robbed the house, overpowered the
slaves and escaped. They were traced to St.
Louis, two taken, and two more arre>ted on sus?
picion. Major Floyd, it is hoped, will recover.
IE?3 A boy four years old fell from the window
of a house in Baltimore, ninety-one feet, ahd
striking in soft ground, escaped with severe
bruises, but no broken bones.
Fires.?The Buckhorn tavern, on Broadway,
near 21st street, was burut down yesterday morn?
ing between four and five o'clock, w tb two large
ranges of stabling and four valuable horses, worth
one thousand dollars. Mr. Shepherd, the occu?
pant, lost his fixtures, ten-pin alleys. $80?) worth
of furniture, and a gold watch worth $i'*0. A
gentleman named Campbell was severely injured
by a kick from one of the horses which he was en?
deavoring to rescue. The buildings belonged to
the Watt estate, and were fully insured.
At one o'clock yesterday morning a junk store
in Stanton street, near Sheritf, was burnt down.
At three, a fire broke out in a German porter
house, No. 209 William street. Damage trilling.
The barns and outhouses of Col. Williams, at
Flushing Bay, L. I., were also destroyed by "fire.
Several horses and a number of sheep were con?
03r" The Court for the Correction of Krrors met
on Monday at Albany, und resolved that no argu?
ments be heard until a fortnight from the succeed?
ing day. Four causes had been set down for de?
cision, but the decision was postponed till the first
Tuesday of October.
[CP A mad bull yesterday morning took py-scs
sion of Whitehall street, chasing every one that
came in his way, bruising a German, tearing oil
the Staten Island Ferry gate, attacking a cab, &c.
till he was finally secured up town.
It is not true that Mr. Buchanan, the
British Consul for New-York, has resigned. He
has, however, made application to his government
for the retiring allowance to which his age nnd
long term of service entitle him.
(XT' A writer in the Boston Courier exposes
some of the ahuse.? which the insane confined in
Cambridge in the House of Correction have to en?
Od3 The murderer of Mr. Tinet. of Opelousns,
three years ngo, has confessed the crime, and is
lodged in jail to aw ait his trial.
OCP Levi Bray of White Haven, Pa., was killed
on Friday by the bursting of a drum in a saw mill,
by a fragment of w hich his skull was fractured.
CCP It is said that five b?ndred persons who
were unemployed a few days since, are now busily
engaged in the factories in Delaware County.
KJ3 There are now two female editors in Massa?
chusetts, Miss Walter of the Boston Tiansciipt,
and Mrs. Green of the Fall River Wampanoag.
Poisoning.?In December last Mrs. I'enning
ron, a resident of Henry county, Ind., died very
suddenly und was buried. A few weeks since,
-uspicions were excited against her husband that
he had poisoned her. A post mortem examina?
tion was held, and the discovery made that poison
had been administered. A coroner's inquest was
held over the body, and from the evidence of phy?
sicians and others, a verdict given that the de
eased came to her death by poison administered
by her husband. A warrant wus i.?s>;e({ for his ar?
rest, but he hud escaped, taking with him a girl
who had acted as servant in his house at the
rime of his wife's death. [Phil. Sentinel.
The very Man fob Hard Times?Joel
Swain, from Struflord, N. H. who works for Dea?
con Farrington, Spring-street, Roxbury, has spent
but 86 cents since the 24th of last March, and in?
curred no debt during that time. For the last 14
years his expen-es have been but $12 per annum.
Mormons.?We understand that forty Mor?
mons arrived in this city, yesterday, on board the
Rosalie, from Nauvoo. The absurdities or vil
lanies of Joe Smith are getting t?o outrngeous for
even his misled followers, [i't. Louis Bulletin.
DCf The Remedial .Justice Bi.l?designed to I
prevent another McLeod case?was, contrary to
the public expectation, signed by the President.?
He had recommended it to Congress, and it was J
thought that he would therefore veto it.
[Richmond Whig.
G33 Some idea can be formed of the amount of j
business done on our railroad at this time, from
eightthe fact that during (belast four or fire days,
hundred and forty-fight live bogs, over four
hundred tubs and firkins of hotter, &c-, left this
place for New-York. [Goshen Democrat.
QCf The R?man Cathoiic Bishop (Bianc) of |
New-Orleans, has nominated Mr. Roussilo i to fill
the curacy vacated by the death of Rev, Abbo
Mont; but tho church wardens are protesting
against it.
Terriih.i. Disasters of all sorts ar.- becoming so enmmou
as not to astonish any onv. The woeld is familiar with the
bunting of cannon, the hlowinir up of. steamboats, the mur?
der of wives, deaths by flood, tirld and tire, nnd all the
thousand fnrnis Uiat casualties now-a-days assume. For
years, death by di-?ase has been the most common thing in
the world, and men have ceased to be surprised when they
hear that their fr'ends have fallen"rictims. But the aston?
ishment which attends the cures affected by Dr. Peters'
celebrated medicated preparations, i> still as fresh and un?
bound td us "ver. When m?-n see. b?wever, coughs, colds,
! consumptions, headaches, di.spepsia, diarrhoea, ague, noil a
host of other diseases cured by bis Lozenges: when they see
asthma, jauadice, piles, aausva, liver cemplainl, choiic,
j dropsy, ttvers, kc. &tc. Arc. cured by his pill-, and rbeuma
! tism and kindrid pains, healed at one application By bis
j plaster*, how is it possible their astonishment should cease.'
These invaluable medicines are for sale, at 439 Broadway,
and 125 Fulton street.
smnds's SARSAiuTtittA.?This preparation is a combina?
tion heretofore unknown in the history of medicine, difler
in<r entirely in its character and operations from the vari?
ous preparations of Surgs^arilla which hav* been ?t differ?
ent times offered to the public. It acts specifically upon
the whole system, thereby brin^'inL it under it? direct and
immediate mduence. Although possessed of powerful and
controlling effects, yet it is entirely harmless, so that it
cannot injure the most delicate constitution. Iiba-heen
thoroughly tested in numerous instances, both in health and
in disease. When in perfect health, xo effect is produced
by its r-se except an increase of appetite; but when disease
is seated in the frame, and harrying fast its vieiims along
the path of lift, then its mysterious influence is Mi and
seen: i: enk.:; lies new iife and vi^or, and brings health
and strengt'i ack to the suffering aud dis- used. Head the
case of Tnocsac Turner and otbers, contained in an article
address?? o li e World, and all doubts ofits efficacy must
vanish a* ? I:j/T'?einreihe wind.
Prepare^ aud sold wholesale aod retail, and for exporta?
tion, by A. 3. SANDS k CO., Granite Building, 273 Broad?
way, comer ol Chambers-street, N. V. Sold also by A. B.
k D. BAKUS, 79 Fulton-street and 77 East Broadway, cor?
ner Market-street
Price $1 per bottle. Six W.tles tor $5.
NoatE Hearted Genzrosity to the Poor ?We per?
ceive by au advertisement ie the Sun, that with his usual
kindness and liberality, Jones offers ui supply the poor at
half price with the famous, Italian Chemical Soap at half
price, now so famous fur curing eruptions ami disfigurements
of the skin, that is, if they produce the certificates of any
respectable housekeeper,'sta'ing that ihcy are poor, and
unabie to pay the full price. This soap is recommended by
Ike medical society of Paris as an infallible remedy for
pimples, freckles, salt rheum, scurry, tar,, morphew; and it
wUl change the color of dark, sunburnt or yellow skin, to
a fine, healthy clearness. It cares the bites of mosquitoes
and injects, and is indeed a miracle, lor it gives the face,
neck and arms the most delicate clearness. It is-sold by
Jones, 52 Chatham street, sign ?i the American Eagle, and
at 139 Fnlton street Brooklyn; fi State street, Boston; 3T
Dock street, Philadelphia.
Trial of Lira*. Charles? Wilkra, C. 9. V.
On board the U. S. Ship Nor*h O-irolma, lying 'in
the New York BUrbor.
Reported for The New-York Tribune.
There was a very large attendance of speetatarj and
i'.on hunters this morning, including ?*ver\ grade of tb-j na?
val service, from tlx* junior officers up to the portly Post
Captain. There was also a vast cumber of young und
pretty women present, to aod intfest to the scene.
The u>uai preiiminaries having been doty ?b??*\.,j
Lieut Wilkes rose u> read ?b d fence; which comprbet a*
octavo pamphlet of fifty pages.
The defence sets oat by inforaring tie Court, that d rrrag
I *rhat was irutpyrnprxnte ly called the trials of L ^atv. Pick
ney. Johnson*. Valu; .Midshipmen May, Dr. (iuillo^, the
accused had been treated by the prosecution M the real
culprit; and then he proceeds to arraign the press, -?bich
the defence says *? has teemed with unqualified deiecrt.
tionof the accused personally, and of bis act:*; * fcr the
purpose of overawing the Court, ami forcing a verdict la
opposition to the consciences of the Judges."
These ellirts against the accased date so far bacs that
on bis laading after a five years* voyage be found tint be
was on the eve of sustaining an injury almost equal ?the
most severe sentence which the Court could have inflicted
hail all the charges been proved. The accused next ad?
verted to'the high character and standing of the menbrrs
of the Court as sufficient to protect him against this arrja.
dice and tiien went intoa history of his first conn jcooe
with the Expedition ander the command of Com. Thos.
Ap Catesby Jones; hi* voyage to Europe; return, and
having the unsolicited command of the Expedition he?jr>wet(
on him by Mr. Ex-Secretary PoinseCt. He next advert* to
the officers of the Squadron, insinuates diat a cabal txistr-d
to thwart all ibe objects of the expedition which w*re in
:on*istent with tbe ease ol the gentlemen compofing it,
and a<lds that they were a!l volunteers for tbe same, and
were to receive an extra compensation lor extra services,
provided they performed ihem. He next avows Jus dew
tion to the Navy, partvul-viy to the e'.d >--\- .'. :n. 1 ad.N
that he shall ever he found oppose.! to the now ide % that
authority is to be derived from the steerage and wardroom
and that officers are to be shown the instructions cf their
commander, and be civilly asked if they will perform the it
These are-lhe principal points of the Exordium, asd the
accased then proceeds to demolish tbe charges ?e-iaiiia.
To the first charge of oppression coDr.'Gnillon, be says,
thai if he kept the communication oftbat officer to :he Se?
cretary of the Navy, ;.t could have done Dr. Giliou m>
harm, because no Caurt coul.l have been ordered to try
the accused abroad, and it be was to be tried in ihr United
Slates, it could uol have been done satisfactorily lo the
Doctor until theretu.uof ihe Squadron. He conplains,
also, that this document was not louud and produced be>
lore the Court, and then insinuated that it hat! beea
intentionally detained, lest by its contents it bad been
proved to have beeu disrespectful.
The saaie reply is given to the 2d specification in rela?
tion t'i the charge's against Lieut Ringgold. To the S>\, be
plea-Is the Doctor's misconduct as an excuse for bis lack of
promotion. To the fourth, he puts in a denial of thi facts
and enters Into a very minute and hypercritical ?iSBefUtioa
on tbe Doctor's testimony, to show that the Imperial ni?:.
daie ot " quit tbe presence, Sr. quit the presence, '??cid I
never have been asserted by himself. wiih respect to tiie '
order from the house top, at the pitch of the necused'i
voice, for the doctor to " go on board. Sir, and don t leave
the ship, "be admits tbe words but denies that they wert
spokenm a public place, which is the main allegation in the
charge. To the other part of this specification in relati-m
to not ordering the Doctor home, or permitting hin tobe
tried at Honolulu, b? denies that he refused hint any trial,
and contends that tbe Doctor would have had more to com
plain of, if he had been forced to take bis trial before a
court there, the member* of which were personal friend*
!?(' himself. In the fifth specification, in relation to ihe stop,
page ol the Doctor's pay, be contends that the Doctor li.nl
not earned the compensation by the performance of such
extra duty and the keeping of a journal.
To tbe charges of cruelty to the inhabitants of dermo?
Tenners, Dnimmond Isle, iic. lie , be pleads the orders and
instructions af the Secretary of the Navy, and contends thai
he was armed with plenary iniweis, and unless a clear a?i
wanton abuse of these powers is established, the charge
must lall. He then cites the doings of the iuhahit-idi
against the officers of the Expedition, and finds in their
ease a verdict of?served them quite right.
To the lourth charge of illegally punishing the rnenoadn
his command, the accused says?"This is the only charge
that caused him the least anxiety. That, however. Iiaj
been wholly removed,and be now feels assured lb n it lira
tieen made lo appear that punishments were not only unlns
? luent in ihe squadron but that they were absolutely necej
sarv for the good order and discipline ol the service."
To tbe sixth charge of scandalous conduct in ihe matter
of the discovery of the 18th January.be cites pommm;:
the testimony to show that the land was seen, and says with
relerence to the non-appearance of some ot those sights i
ihe log-book, that the commander of a vessel exercises no
lontnil over the log-book, for which diu officer of tbe deck
;s responsible. To tbe matter of the discrepancy in the re?
ports to ihe Secretary of the Navy, he interposes an excuse
;or n clerical error, and says "that if either Lieut. Hudson
or himself had designed to perpetrate a fraud, they would
have b?en too clever not to have put the important word in
both copies of the report" To th- last charge of the first
sei, that rani- offence of hoisting the broad pennantand wear?
ing the captain's uniform, he citus the regulations of the
\avy, which say that no officer shall bear a broad peodvnl
unless he shall have been appointed to command asquadron,
and as bis was the command of a squadron that regulation
is his authority. To the oth?-r part the uccused says he con?
siders the charge to? frivolous to meet by argument when
every skipper of a North river sloop bears tbe title of cap
tain, and a midshipman i( in command of a tender, would
lie called by it.'
Tbe charges brought by Lieutenant Pinckney wire
next disposedof hi short order. The angry reprrofbdr
fi led, and the God dainu it considered as not proven, be?
cause only some of the witnesses lesiily ibal ihey heard
ihe expression, "God damn it, sir, you've disobeyed my
orders." w hilst others did not, and the accused contend*
thai without this phrase the reproach could not be made
scandal of.
To the next specification in regard to the beaving-to of
he Klvmg Fish, he-says that Lieutenant Pmkney manasfl
j nis vessel so unskilfully on that occasion that lie was lu:i?
Mhamad of it, and lite matter would never hare beea
brought to light had it not been necessary as a crow ehari'e,
and as a proof of this, he charge- Lieutenant Pinki?y with
nearly losing bis vessel by beaving-to under the la w of Ihe
Vincennes seven days alter this reproof was given.
To the 15th Specification, that of refusing to pa / fnr tbe
repairs of the Flying Fish, lie pleads the necessity of coo.
serving the public interest, and says that then-fair? werf in i
no ways urgent, and that it wa< the doty of Lieut. Pmkney I
to have.waited bis arrival-at the Hay of Islands. Tot".'
charge of neglect of duty 111 retaining tbe cominuukfldouoi
Lieut. P. to the Secretary of the Navy, tbeaecsstdCOS* '
tends as in the case of Gudlou that it was of no coovfquence i
when the complaint came, as be could not he tried tnlil hii
arrival in the United Slates. To the charge of opprewiun
in confining Lieut. Pmkney to tbe Peacock from May m
October, 1S40, the accused says that Lieut. PhiJoieyMl I
been tried for ihe matters for which he was suspen led,and
the counsel can judge whe ther the arrest amounted tocp
pressioD or not
To the last charge, that Of cruelty to Ihe murin-r?, Bad?
jnd three others, who refused to re-enter the service, ai/f
the period they bad enlisted for hud expired, he pleadu
jus?fication and says that this charge has less foundailM
than any others in the whole catalogue.
Laving thus disposed of the charges, the accused ittackfd
tin* motives ut the Judge Advocate in a most ?av ige aci
unprecedented manner, and charged that gentlemen w in
not hesitating to impeach the testimony ol every wifnisi 1
who did not testily exactly to what lh?'l learned gentleman
wanted lor a conviction. The prosecuLrig witnesse s, Lieut.
Pinckney and Dr. tluillou. suffered some, also."Df the for?
mer the accused said, ?' he has told the Court tbatheb .w
surveyor, and his own evidence must have satisfied fheW
I that he is no sailor In reference to himself and the Doctor
[ the defence thu? COncluded;u our countrv's gratitude will
cheer and reward m^aanlihe gallant officers, whom Ih*'f
I bad tbe honer to commamn, when the naineol Charte?P. 3
Guillou, (tbe nutficrof the charge,) will be uttertnlonly n
.i bv-word and reproach."
I The Court was then cleared and tbe members Ml u
their deliberations._
KJ*A young man named R. B. Ogden from
Philadelphia, who last fall bought a farm near
Griswoid, Illinois, in missing, and it is feare;!tlui
ho hns been murdered.
GO3 Mr. Daniel Cahoon, aged 20, was drowned
on the 27th ult. while bathing in Black river, near
Kiyria, Lorain county, Ohio.
O" Tbe performances every day at tbe American 3's
-eum. This place presents the be?c attr?cr>od in iheeilj
for 2,5 cents.
Hitt's Nzw-York MoseuAt?WihcheU, Mrs, Mossrj?.
Mr. Gunn, and a host of ulenleil performers aptear ti
evening in :l?e newand spb>ndid Salooa. A grand <lay p,f'
formnuce wi.l lake place tijis aftereoon, in which be won?
derful Mysterious Lady, tlie learned dog Apollo, sue
whole company will appear. All those who wish aroj"
seat should go early, as we have no doubt the satoon will >x
D" The immense sale thapKolmstockS Vennifo**? hj1?'
Lit a sure test of its value and the estimation in windii?* |
held by families. 11 would be quile too exr^nsive w puo*
iisli the volumes of certiiieate? that have been S***?X!i I
this article, and the users of it arc requested to *J>re*^.J!li
name to all persons whom they diink may be If-netiU
Speak of it in all families, and you will do your duty j<j
your fellow-creatures, and feel assured of tbe appmuat"0
of all good men, aod will receive your reward in B ??Tv*v",r
We call on all good citizens lo make known the '?ecu
this wonderful remedy. ^
Remember and a-,k for Kolmstock's Vermifeg**:
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should be used in justice to the proprietors, which may
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Baisrot's SiKSAPARiLtA^^AUTios-.?Pcrwrs vbo*^ I
lo obtain the true article will be careful to call for tPcC
Sarsaparil la, and see that the wr?/r?n signature iM ^
Bristol is across the cork of ihe bottle. Tbe reP8?5Sfcl
this medieine is established frotn the numerous f^ZzL^
cures It has performed and is daily rurtntroiaf;, fdl K*^u^r
are sulistantiated, and the rtocument? can be seen ? 'ef~r,^
at the st?redfW? BURGER, No. 50 Courtia**
or at Milhaa's, 123 Broadway. HoraceGreeley, ?*l" ^
tor of this paper, will be pleased to satisfy aoy '*^DCini
may call on him of the happy eilectthis ined:c:oe pn?B
ih a family of his acquaiota'nee. ^.c-d/ Ka. 59
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Coartlaatlt-street. and at Milljau's Pnaraiacy, ^Jr.^L^
way; also by repuuble Druggist* and Agesiu ^Mlm
the country. _ *uiM
TT Paterst ?elf-t ocUing ^epentioiS^^
toln.-The best weapon of defence iuveiiteti. v^s.
charged six times in three seconds wilb oae banc. ^
ranted not to get ou: ot order At wr^leswej"^ ?*
' J. G. BOLEL, 194 Broadway-. *g*2Sf?
a lmis WaU and i^ae-i***1*"

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