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. 1 ... - \ T VOLUME 1. NEW-YOUK, MONDAY, FEB. 15, 1836. j O* AN EXTRA, for Southern and Western Circulation, teiU be ready in a few day*. Merchant* vcho irisk to join trill please tend in their advertisement* ** toon a* possible. IMPORTANT FROM IIARRIsBURGH. We received intelligence last Saturday and yesterday from Harrisburgh, by which we learn the friends of the general administration in that city, express themselves as nearly eeriatn, xnai t tovernor nutter oj rennsytraaia, will veto Ike Bank Bill how passing through the Slate Senile. Il is stated that his principal objection is to tbe improvement part of the plan. The anti-Bank party have offered to re-elect him as long as h^ pleases, if he will only take the position of General Jack-on against the U. S. Bank, to which offer be has given in hit* adhesion. It is further stated that a declaration to this effect, of ' the Governor, was made in Lancaster, on Sotnrday last, to a friend of the President's. We scarcely know what opinion to form of this intelligence. It comes from a good source, hut on the Jackson side. It is well known that the great uihss of people in Pennsylvania, are anti-hank?that Ritner was taken from that class?and that he has been heretofore in favor of the Bank, though somewhat equivocal. The whole force of the General Government, backed by the Surplus Revenue, may be a full match for Mr. Biddle, and $28,000,000 capital. The contest is even and well matched?Jackson versus Biddle?twenty-five millions . surplus revenue versus twenty-eight millions Bank capital. These are strange time#?no telling what may turn up trumps. Be wary good people. Meantime an extraordinary excitement is begtoning to prr?a(]e Pennsylvania on this question, tyi Mky last, Dr. Burden, one of the State Senators, was buon in effigy in Philadelphia. In Washington, the excitCT meat is also greaj. A< the last accounts the bill had passed through a second reading, and was ordered to a third reading for this day. Every mail will bring us important news. The whole presidential election iijtp' hang on the issue of thin question. From the South.?a letter received at Hudson's News Room from Columbus, Ga., dated Feb. 3d, states that on the evening of the 3d, a fire broke out in that ?itv, which destroyed a very large amount of property. No particular* ware given, and the letter makes no mention of the. Indiana or the Indian hostilities. A letter from Apalarhaeola of the 31st ult., says that there are a great number of vessels loading for different ports. Cotton is very plenty in the market, and every vessel there can have a full freight. No mention is made of the Indians. C Last evening, about 9 o'clock, a fire broke out Brooklyn, which, from the light, appeared to rage violently, at the time our paper went to press. We have been unable to learn the particvlars. Weighing or Merchandize.?A bill is now before tne Legislature for the purpose of amending the tenth section of the existing law regulating the weighing of merchandise. It prohibits all persons, except such as are regularly appointed, from weighing any merchandiie within the city for hire, pajr, or reward, except such na ? intfur imp or rniiimnntion of the city, under a penalty of $190 for each offence. It likewise provides that nothing in the act shall be construed to prevent any person from weighing his own goods, or such as are consigned t* him, eiiher person- I ally or by his general clerk or servant, not being a cem- 1 missioned weigher. Rights ajcd Compete.ict or Witnesses.?The bill brought into the Legislature on this subject by Mr. i Herttell, provides that no person shall be deemed in- ' competent as a witness in any court on account of his , religious belief; but the degree of obligation imposed j by an oath, shall b? a question of credibility, and no witness shall be questioned in relation to his belief or disbelief of any religions doctrines or opinions. Attempt at Suicide.?On Saturday evening, about dusk, Mr. Bauin, inspector of the Washington Market, brought to the police office, a very genteelly dressed young man, utider the following circumstances. He j had by some means or other gained ad.-nisssion into the ! loft of a store in the neighborhood of the market, aud bad liuag himself with a piecc of rope he had found ly- j ing there. Some person going into the loft saw him hanging and instantly cut hiin down, in time to save : bim from the commission of the dreadful act. When | examined oy Justice w vinan as 10 nis name ana residence, and the reason* that could have urged him to tbe commission of the awful crime, his answers plainly showed that his reason was somewhat impaired, y?t from them we could gather the following facts. Hin name is Peter McAuley?he had just arrived from Philadelphia, and is a mason by trade?his ape was about twenty-three, and the only reason he could or would give for his conduct, was that some person bad slandered him, and injured his character, and he would rather he out of the world than in it. The mnsistmte humanely ordered that he should he given in chittge to the Commissioners of the Almshouse, with a request that every precaution should be taken to prevent the recurrence of similar conduct on his part. II E ii NEVV-YOllK, MONDAY, FJ ANOTHER MUX STORY. So rapid has bees the rale, and so wide the circulatisn of the veritable tale of nuuuery life at Montreal? that another of our enterprising book-seller*, taking pity on the ignorance of the age, is preparing to bring forth this week, a fresh volume oi'u Awful Disclosures," peppered and salted with more'wonderful sauce than that written by Mr. Theodore Dwight. and dictated by pretty Maria Monk. This work has been in press for some time, aud it will be published in a day *r two, by Leavitt & Lord, Christian Booksellers, ia Broadway. The brochure contains 300 closely printed pages, with thirteen beautiful copper plate engrav iegs. We add a few extracts from the introductory chapter:? The authoress of the Narrative was a poor, heartbroken widow, who, by the death of her hu^bitud, Mas left destitute, and far from her home, among strangers. Floating about, like a wreck, on the stormy sea of life, ?h#? Rilvt rsifv nl'fnrtnnf* flrnv** hnr In flip f&lntifl nf flnhu She lauded at Havana, the capitul of that island, and there fell into the hands, not of the desperate pirates whose depredations are confined to tiie highway ocean, but into the hands of those Spiritual Pirates who, under the cloak of religion, prowl, like the midnight wolf, to seize and satiate their appetites upon the poor aud wandering sheep who happen to fall into their way. Hardly had her foot touched the shore, before one of these prowling wolves in sheep's clothing scented her out. He was one of the Keverekd Father*; honored, revered, and worshipped, by his people, whose vices he canonized, and upon whose credulity he lived. Disguised as a citizen, with the baldness of his head, shorn according to the discipline of his church, concealed and covered with a wig, he pays his addresses to the unfortunate stranger, gains her affections, conducts hpr to his house, and constitutes her, at once, Mistress of his domestic concern*. H?H ?li? known that the fond lover was a Popish Priest, never would she have yielded, as she declares, to his araorons solicitations. She knew it net, until she was his prisou^r, aud theu the door of escape was closed. * Being Mistress of his house, and the Queen ef his heart, all the domestic concerns were under her control. He poured out into her bosom the feelings that flowed through his polluted heart, and imparted to her, not only his own secrets, but those that wore intrusted to hiiu under the seal of Confession. She knew every thing; and she tells us what she knows. She was the witness of his character under all the various shapes which it assumed: at home, under the exterior of a Priest;?abroad, under that of a citizen. She was his companion at the ball room, the masquerade, the gambling-tables, and the tea-parties. She accompanied hiin in the Promenades: rode with him iu his niehtly exeur sions for dissipation; was introduced by him to his fellow Priests, who wore as profligate as himself, and was conducted, dressed as a monk, into the sacrtdf.'J receases of the Convents. In fine, he introduced her intc all the amn nf uul vio? id wbioh lie ??i> ircHstoraed to be found. Even when he wus sent by iiis Bishop, abroad, on a parochial visit to Puerto Priucipe, even thither she had to go to gratify his inclinatious, and to witness his atrocites. Here, poor Rosamond, for this is the name of the authoress, poor Rosamond here saw what no one but fieud would ever have thought of perpetrating,and what none but a beast would have had the immodesty to do. * Here occurs a pas<a;e loo ladocent for our column*, but the pious believer in these nun stories, can find it at full length in the volume itself, as published by Leavitt, Lord & Co. The chapter goes oo. The Narrative is the unadorned effusions of a soul thiH has been beguiled bv Priestly solicitations; kept in cnptivitv during five years; deluded?lost?bewildered?and undone, by Priestcraft. She represents, uot the licentiousness of a single Priest, but the general depruvity of a whole country. She presents uh with the picture of Popery, as it existed in Cuba; and the same we have no doubt, extends through all the West India islands that are under the Priestly control of Rome. Many of the most iuiportun I statements that she makes are confirmed by testimony j that cannot be rejected. This we have introduced iuto I the notes. Among other credentials, the thirty-two letters of the Rev. Father Pies, stand no; the least con- j spicuous. That these letters were written by the Reverend Fa- I ther, whose signature they bear, we are ready to prove I .. wlift HM iww.r (Uio r>it?r U'o nM.uo I them too, by confronting them with his own hand writing, which it would be futile for bi:n to deny. We are sorry lo have it to state, that the authoress, on her way iti the steamboat from Philadelphia to New York, had her trunk stolen, or carried away by mistake. In this were some important scrips, mid several letters written bv her Priest, the R?v. Father Canto, and by other Priests. These would lmve been an inestimable appendage to the work. They would have shown, as the authoress has observed, " the Rev. Father's heart." While we arc touching upon this unfortunate occurrence, we would take the opportunity of requesting any one soever, who may know any thins relative to where those papers and letters may he found, to inform us of it. The letters must be in the hands of some one; other may have ?een tlieni; and we may yet have the satisfaction of ascertaining where they mar be fonnd. Should they vet be recovered, they shall be spead before the public. In regsrd to the truth of the statements contained in this Narrative, we can sav we have not the least doubt. We are personally acquainted with the authoress, and ! we hesitate not to express our opinion tint she is n sin- ; cere convert and a devout-Christian. Sh? appears be- j fore the nublic with the best of recommendations; and , we pray that her life may he spared; and that she inay I Inns; continue to l?e a bright and shining light, and an ornament to lbe Church of which he is a nipniher. i We can say that no pecuniary inducement led to the writing of this work. She was actuated hv bo other 1 motive than the love of God and the good of the world. | Her health is now no delicate and weak, that death ' seems already to have marked h?r as his own. She i* wasting awav under a complaint thai seeins hcut on carrying her to the grave. She rejoices, however, at the prospect tWnt lies before her; ami <e*>ls willing to appear before her Judge. Her path of life hits b^en strewed with thorns; Iter days have been few and full . of evil; or, rather, it may well lie said, one continual nigla has spread its mantle or.?r almost ull her Life. , ERAL SBRUARY 15, 1836. Under all these circumstances, who cau doubt the truth of what she has diclosed 1 One of the most incredible of all her relations, is confirmed by the testimony of L>r. Ethan A. Ward of this city, a gentleman highly esteemed aa u phvaician, arid for the integrity of his moral character. This gentleman irtu in Havana, and tatc the wretches executed/or the atrocious crime of stealing young negroes, for the purpose of cutting them up, and miking then* into sausages ? The Doctor returned to New York about two years before the escape of Rosamond, and had frequently mentioned the. fact of the men's being executed for the :ibc>ve mentioned deed, even before such a person as Rosamond's bein . itt Havana was known in this city; and Rusamond, the authoress of this Narrative, related the fact lo her friends in this city, previous to her acquaintance with Doctor Ward, and without knowing thai any oue here had been informed of it. We now leave the public to dccide whether the r 'latiod of oar authoress is not confirmed in a manlier that puts the truth of it hevond the shadow of a doubt. * ? " ? * ? This book, it will be perceived, is written by the lad v herself, Rosamond, as she calls herself, and contains nothing but facts, as the storv nf mnkine nnn-nex in/n W ' - - O aaunnge* fairly illustrates. She now resides in this city, and is represented as being a beautiful, talented and accomplished widow, but whether she has eaten any of the holy sausages we know not. YVe have not seen eillier Rosamond or Maria Monk, although we have a monstrous itching (and we Scotchmen know what that sensation is) to call on both, to converse with them, and to cross examine them as to the correctness of their sevrntl stories. Rosamond is represented to be a far superior girl in talents and personal attractions to Maria. We shall of-course incline towards the side of Rosamond in our editorials. The storv told by Rosamond is somewhat different in its details from that written by Mr. TheodoreDwight, Jr. The Island ofCuba is altogether a Catholiccountry, under a Catholic government?and of course the clergy possess an influence far beyond what they possibly can in such a wicked Protestant governed country as Canada. The beautiful orange groves delightful scenery, and luxurious habits of the clergy in 'hat paradise of Islands will be beautifully described. The engravings are also highly captivating. Such we are informed will ;be the forthcoming wofk. We have reached, it will be perceived, a very remarkable crisis. These movements against Catholicity, commencing with the conflagration of the Convent in Charleston, and followed up by the violent incendiary puklicutioiu last year by the Courier and Enquirer and Evening Star,have produced a morbidness in the public mind that nothing but horrors will satisfy?nothing but sausages made of uegroes will allay. Of the present story, to be published by Leuvitt <S& Lord, we shell rei .1? b <"?< .L ??ci*v uui iviimiiw tan uic nuiiv 9IIUU apjirai. V_7| I ||U Montreal story written by Mr. Theodore Dwight, Jr., it is certain (he matter will not remain where it is. On the shoulders of Mr. Dwight must a large portion of the responsibility rest of the statements published by Howe &. Bates. He ought immediately to come forth and state the evidence which induced him to believe her story, and shew cause why the affidavits we published on St turday should he discredited. As to the Rev. Mr. Hoyt we have no great opinion at his integrity, independent of his Montreal adventures. His conduct in relation to the Sunday School Mission is liable to the deepest suspicions. One fact is enough. He employed recently a legal gentleman of this city to accompany him to the apartments of Miss Monk, for the purpose of having au instrument signe-d by Maria constituling him [Hoyt] her heir and assignee in case of death. On Hoyt going to another room for pen and paper, Maria told the lawyer?" I don't know the reason that 1 should sign such u paper. I would prefer making * * * * my trustee." The lawyer instantly replied, j " then Maria, if that is your view, you had better lefuse altogether." She did so?and on her own authority we now assert that Hoyt presented to her a bill of charges for nearly $91)0. Docs he deny thai fact? We moreover ask him whether lie did not appropriate about $2t>0 of the proceeds of his collectionins this city, for the Sunday School Mission, in Montreal, to the payment either of his own debts, or those of a brother in Connecticut ? IPiir-ile CornsponJenc*.] Washington, Feb. 10,1836. The day has been uninteresting in both houses. The news from Harrisburgh has left no doubt, at the palace, of the triumph of the monster. Kitcheu Cabinet Councils are held daily, to devise ways and means to carry on the uai with the Bank. The first resort will be to a Democratic Convention, and a complete revolution in the representation of the State Legislature, with a view to effect, next year, a revocation, or rather, an amendment of the act grunting the charter. The Globe has announced this measure already, and intimates that the President will pursue the course taken by General Washington in the matter of the Yazoo fraud, and, by a Proclamation, denounce the proceeding as a fraud, at the same time, warning the people of the United States r?m fn hf? P'ill 1#^r1 hv it. " * ? 3 ? "J - ? If this course should not succeed, the next resort must be to a Grand Government Bank, such a? whs indicated by General Jackson, in his messages to Congress, during his first term. War with France, and the consequent necessity of n resort to large loans, and other facilities which a Government Bank could afford, will be resorted to, in justification of the measure. Congress ia evidently much mystified by the mediation message and the accompanying explanations of the Globe. The D. WUMBEIt life administration parly appear to be iu a tog, and to all questions put to them, stand uiute. What will they do with the sis millions appropriation for the navy, coupled, as it is, with the express statement of Mr. Dickerson, that it is recommended in apprehension of a war ? Will they go it, or back out1 I say they ought to support it, without reference to the war question. The money will be spept among us for provUious, labor, and materials, and will afford, in this way,a stimulus to industry, and afford relief to the money market. If this and the other bills for expending the surplus revenue should pass, New York will derive more benefit from lhetn,th&a from any of the relief bills which have been so much talked about. Pnd?v PaK 10 The President gave a magnificent bull and supper last night. The whole palace was thrown open, aod music, dancing, coquetting, caucusing, and intriguing enlivened the scene. All the leading opposition member* were present, except the nullifies. The President was in high spirits. He got the news at seven o'clock, of the adoption of tho expunging resolutions by the Virginia House of Delegates; of course, Tyler and Leigh, the opposition Senators, must obe_v the tnandute or resign. Leigh, probably, will do neither. With a majority in the Senate, he can carry all his measures. He has also derived much confidence fmiu late occurrences at Hariisburgh. The bribery plot, he thinka, will defeat the Hank Charter yet. Krebs lias been bribed to swear that a man offered him half tbe proceed* of some coal lands?say 4000 dollars, to vote for the charter,?and Krebs says he replied, ill heroics?" I am poor, hut the bunk is not able to purchase me." K.Mbs may tell this to the marines. He might have made a better story, while he was about it. Who could be bought by the promise of half the value of a thing perhaps not worth any thing. The thing is absurd. Why did he not say that a bunk director put his hand iaio Ins pocket, and took a large roil of thousand dollar noiea of the monster's money, and offered them to him, wi.tfc a speech of this sort,?" There, Mr. Krebs, we know yon are an honest and conscientious politician, und we wast such men. S? we give yoy a retaining fee, although we know you are opposed to us." Would not Krebs have transposed the deposite to his pocket, just at eatu aa Webb did the $5*2,575. The intelligence of the acceptance of the mediation by Louis Phillipe, in a frank, unreserved, and gentlemanlike manner, was received here to day, and must have a good effort npon our council*. Ccashing, ol 1 Massachusetts, a clever young man, who came here with a high reputation, made an attack ycaierday npon the whole western delegation, particularly upon the Ajax of the House, Mr. Ben. Hardin, and the way he got served up was a caution. Tlie speech was the most absurd and ill timed, and unnecessary that I ever heard. Reed and Lincoln, and the rest of th? Mawi chusetts men, are most disconcerted and chagrined by it. The fact is, that a man may write a clever article for the North American Review, and still have no tact nor ability for this theatre. Men come down to their | true level here very quick. General Sessiosk, Saturday.?The court room was , crowded again to excess, as it was generally known that sentence would be passed upon the Fowlers, for | the numerous burglaries committed by them i& this ! city and other places. The sentences of Simon Bonhomme, Win. Hamilton and James Priestlv were postponed until tlie next term i at the request of their counsel. Jainrs F. and Edward Fowler were then put to the bar to receive their sentence. Botli the prisoners look ed very much dejected iimi difspirit?*?l, and evidently suffering ereat mental distress. Hit-honor, the Recorder, after having reud to tbrin the two indictments for which thev were now to receive sentence and to which they hud pleaded guilty, addressed the misguided young men, in a speech in which true parental feeling, pathetic interest, and a sense of religions duties were beautifully blended. He adverted in strong and touching terms | to the state of broken hearted wretchedness into which i their conduct hud precipitated every member of their j family. He bade thein henceforth put their trust in 'God for his forgiveness, for no inan ever could forgive them. He told them they must probably pass the rest of their lives in a prison, where the privilege of holding converse with a fellow being is denied them?where they would be compelled to work at the most laborious employment. He also read to the audience the letter written bv Jumes to his apprentices praving tliem to procure lor him some saws in order that they might escape. Had the boys have done- this they'too would hnve been sent to the State prison, and thus through their means would another circle of fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters utid friends be plunged into the deepest distress. He wound up by exhorting them to patience and repentance, and passed upon them the penalty of the law?upon the first indirtment of grand, 5 veani at bard labor at Sing Sing, anil upon the second, burglary in tlie first degree, 10 years at hard labor in the sanx* place. And he further stated, that should either of tbcin survive the present term of their punishment, the District Attorney then in office, would Imve a number of other indictments which would send them back for a longer time, than any mortal by possibility could lire to see ended. Several other sentences were passed, but none of soy interest, and the Court adjourned to meet on the 1st Monday in March, at 11 o'clock. MAHItlFI). On Thnrwiay fvcrint, the ltlli in.?t. hv tfir Rrw. Mr Ririuaoml, William D mnn, tofiUrah, ilaug''Ur "I P?l*r A. Jiy, K q. dikd On7i!iJ.ijr morning agrd D. Of iffVn, BTchaot ?f Ih ? City. On he 12th ir>?'?nl, Mr. Mi J hr W Orr -k. I'i Pii lj trjphi . Ho i W?Jler Kraoklin, Pn-M*rt Jr-,!gr of fha C niiuuu Ptea*, QuarUr Scfeion* ai.il Ojir ami Teniaer, irej ?7 yean.