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the niint'i %ren and those f^Za around him. But ?auon on en^^would permit us to tell on untruth?to misrepresent a fact?or to serve any par ty at the expense of reputation, science, philosophy, and historic truth. We must, therefore, be permitted to say- and we say it solemnly?that the present terrible revulsion has been produced by the vain aris tocrats ?fboth parties?those impudent men who pre sumed, in credit and assumption, to set themselves ahove their betters. There has been a general con spiracy of the politicians of both purties?of the whips and democrats, against the great mass of the people. Clay, Calhoun, Webstar, Van Buren, and all the large whip and democratic papers, have been "partaud parcel" of the grand conspiracy to cheat the nation, and get hold of the property of the people without their consent. The present revulsion throughout the country is on ly the happy result of a grand quarrel among the conftdi ales. Look over their list of failures from north to south. They belong to both parties?they are leaders of both parties?they are the very men who have, under the artificial system of an extended paper currency, attempted to plunder the great mass of the middling ranks out of their property?out of the fruits of their industry. But the thieves have quar relled, and so the people will get their own. The great fabric of credit is going rapidly?a fabric that was built Hp by both parties in order to juggle the ho nest man out of his own. The people have already got hold *?f forty millions of specie, and the terror produced by the action of parlies and their continual agitation, will help them to get more. If the present ?tate of political agitation continues six months lon ger, and both parties rush to public meetings, as they app< ar to be doing, it is our deliberate conviction that not a solvent bank will remain in the country. Con fidence is daily disappearing under the management of political leaders. By the action of both partus we shall be reduced to a specie currency alone, aided by that species of credit which is bused on personal cha racter, irreproachable life, and well known principles. We tru-it and hope that the public meeting tomor row may conduct itself with moderation ond good sense, and that they will discard the follies of both parties alike, and plant themselves on the unchange able principles of moderation, common s< use, enlight ened reason, and sound experience. Do not increase the panic. PonUcript ?The PiulacU Iphia Inquin r of yesterday has the following very proper rebuke to the recent meeting of madmen at Masonic Hall:? Tub Tow* Mketiwg Po*tposicii.?It will he seen on reference to the notice at the head of our columns, that the Town Meeting which was to have taken place on Tuesday afternoon, has Hern postponed ? The object of the postponement is, n? we understand, to bring about a conference among some ot the most promim at citizens of the various political parties, and thus to insure a OOCurrc nee of action in Mat on to the existing condition ?f aflnirs, by the whole community, without distinction qf party. A very enlightened and proper course, as it strikes us. All classes of cit izens are alike affected by the riuhnrra'sments in the money market, and if a desire be seriously entertain* d to induce the national administration to attempt tin a aim s of t? lief, ev*ry thing like party politics should avoided, "CbeditCraat.vcv."?This u a great term with the financiers of the Courier dt Enquirer. The "credit euircncy" with them is equal to the magnetic power. They eat, live, and hnve their being on "credit cur rency. ' It is the Alpha and Omega of their political economy. Tliey consider it money?cash? gold? ?very thing. Yet it aeons they are utterly ignorant of the first principle of the science. " Credit currency" is a mere " circnmstmre," as they say in the west, to the git at basis of products at reasonable prices, and gold and silver as the measure of value. If i he credit currency extends certain limits it produces specula tion, rise of prices, excitement, pressure, revulsion tnrperand health. I lie 't iding community, banks and all, have .ssued ons half too much credit currency during the last two years. The present revulsion is a natural process and will ? ure itself in six months. "Credit currency" is hke buying or selling too mush Morris Canal. You have to break and waddle away without settling the difference, if you buy or sell too much. Ratiier tooairv?A drunken loafer was discovered on Sunday evening, at about 10 o'clock, sleeping on the battery, and conveyed to the watchhouse, where within an hour after his arrival, he died. The Coroner held an inquest on the body, and the jury returned a verdict?" death from intoxication and exposure. tT All fashionable travelling wdl be diminished SO per rent thia season. Saratoga, Rallslon, Rock a way will be to many deserts. OS.?So it teems Mr. ank, has not resigned. jus disturbance among Jar developement, mode inuttee. As iar as we L ?ese /he present revulsion took / Co., took a handful of the Bank, then at 8160, and car s Bank. This was about the k had Htorcof the government >.w what to do with. Mr. Finn try Dock stock, and snnlcd felici Co. then made a proposition.? osit all this stock with you as a n condition that you permit us to you, tor 8245,000, alternately to y Dock and the Mechanics Bank, crest daily." This proposition was o dingly, Bullock & Co. procured a the Mechanics Bank, for 8245,000, utrd in the Dry Dock, and drew lay. Next day the operation was Dry Dock became the certifier and depositor. By this operation, Bul loan of 8245,000, on a deposit of 8160. Meantime, the revulsion anl the Dry Dock stock fell to the business, the Mechanics Bank in and refused to grant more ot uencewas, the failure of Bullock nent of this singular transaction, pun , ? ' *?ip in the Mechanics Bank. refore, on this state of facts, has the Mechanics, but the Express gets its notes d scountcd there.? Iechanics Bank for a similar reason. ?, I gave Mr. Conner, the type maker, 00. I did so in advance of the term of he wanted the money, being busy at trying the corporation at his famous ce rium, and, therefore, in want of money.? ottered my note for discount at the Mo nk. It was thrown out, the Mechanics jrring to transact kiting transactions with a .n Wall street, to loaning money to those who .ted lor a living. Now for the result. I paid my note at the day it became due. The brokers in Wall street broke, and the Mechanics Bank will lose 8245,000, and, perchance its charter. Thus it is, these big, purse j-road men, w ho have trampled for years on the honest and industrious, by far their superiors in every mental and moral endow ment?these purse proud aristocrats are coining down and we are glnd ef it. The great Father ot Heaven and of Earth, will not permit empty pride ami hau teur to reign too long on earth. The equilatrium is restoring itself. ft The Specie Cisci'Lar.?The Courier & Enquirer continues to write w hole columns of gross ignorance on this subject. " We believe," says the wiseacres wf that foolish print, " that the Specie Circular is one of the main causes of the present state of derange ment." We have already shewn that the amount of specie in the west?only 10 millions to &0 millions of lia bilities payable on demand?is barely sufficient to sustain their banking system. The incessant call made by certain prints for specie from the west, must arise from a wish or a purpose to break all the western hanks. The Courier is too ignorant to know the ef ffect of its own cry. It is piompted by charlatan financiers for their own purposes, without its know ing thn reason. 11 may rest easy. The specie it cries for is not in the west?it is in the hands uf the peo ple? it is in circulation among the ready money busi ness men. Even we receive of this specie nearly 8108 per day. What will the Courar give us for a small supply 1 The Land Agent.?There are two sets of philoso phers in the world, the crying and the laughing. The latter arc the best, for if they do no good, they pro mote thvir own enjoyment. It is best always to look on the bright side of every pieture that has a bright side?if it has none, look the other way. We hate croakers. We hate wtiiners as bad as one inclined to the laughing philosophy, can hate any thing. If a man were to cry at all the folly and vice, of which the world is full, the ocean would not supply hitn with tears enough, and Ins nose would be entirely worn away by the briny cataract, constautly pouring down its aides. On the contrary, the more a man laughs, the inore he may, and the better, happier, and plumper, he looks. When wc first heard of the c ase of a Certain Maine land speculator, we intended to expose him fully, and give hi v name and res dance. It is such an immoral and unjust, and brutal, and indiscreet, and ungentlenianly thing, for a man to leave a virtuous, and amiable wife, and a lovely family, nad farm improper connections, and humbug the community by false pretensions, that our firvt impulse was, to show him no mercy. But our better nature has induced us to spare hun for the present, for the sake of Ins friends, who ought not to be disgraced by Ins bail conduct; and in the faint hope that he may repent of his evil ways, and return to the bosom of his family, and his nU< ctionate and injured wife, whose angelic nature makes her wctp over lua criminality, and who stands ready to extend the hand of forgiveness, and seal the reconciliation with a kiss. Last winter he revelled in the dissipations of tlie cnpiiol?the most dissipated city of its size, in the world, at certain seasons. He is now residing in tins city, with the partner of his southern tour, and the cause of his guilt and his family's grief and mortifi cation. As to the other animal, from the granite state, the arch angler will tiook h in up one of these days. New Mode or Vbtoino Laws.- Our friends the M Regency," as they arc facetiously called, have in vented a new mode of vetoing disagreahle laws.? Whenever lb* Assembly passes an unpleasant law, the Attorney General steps in and ertes out "stop, gentlemen, let me loak at this Inw." He puts on his spec*?reads it through?shakes his head?takes off his specs, and then pronoiinres the Vfte?" Gextlr incn, this law is unconstitutional." That is enough ?the whole thing is in pie, and all rubbed out to be gin again. This is a very ingenious way of saving the Governor from any trouble. The Hebald?The True One.?A lottery broker in town issues a paper very like the Herald, and calls it by the same nnmc with a tail to it thus:?"and General Advertiser." This we suspect is a mere ruse to pass himself off upon the country for the true Her ald, ? <?ndnctcd and directed by us. We beg our coun try friends and patrons not to be taken in, or to sup pose the lottery brokers' concern has any thing to do with ua. Dons- a 9VRR REMEDY TO PREVENT THEM RUNNING at i.Anoc.?The corporation bounty to dog killers made an expenditure of some 85000. I*t the corpo ration appoint an officer at a salary of 85000 per an num, who shall be liable to pay fifty cents to the in former on complaint at the police office for every dog in the streets 'he 1st of Jane next. To save the salary the dog* tiH make truck for the country. From the South. The Express Mail brings us accounts from New Orleans to the '24th ult. The revulsion is beginning now to be succeeded by a general stagnation in trade. Yet their theatrical amusements, coen ox Sunday, go on as usual. Things are changing in other parts of the country. The Kitchen Cabinet has taken to piety ?and the Globe is n>t to be printed 011 Sunday.? When a rogue talks of religion, be sure he is in trouble. New Orleans, Apnl '24.?Monev Market? City. The new s from Liverpool to the 18th March, is truly discouraging. From 110 quarter whatever, is there any hope. Confidence will suffer even more than hitherto. Every puU sf wind thut comes across the waters, now will sink that delicate thermometer a degree ut a time. Now and then, the innate energies of aur people lift up the immense pile of ruins that have wlu lined them beneath, and we can almost fancy that they will succeed 111 freeing themselves Iroin their horrid situation ; bit you look again, and ull is as quiet us tlie grave. Our levee, once the most animated scene 111 the country, is now dtscrted; and where thousands were engaged in the business, now leusand twenties strag gle along, looking the very picture of the times sad and hopeless It is true, that piles of cotton arc here and there seen, but they are comparatively worthless. True American. Late from Texas?We have received regular files of the Velasco Herald up to the 13th, and the Telegraph to the 11th inclusive. It appears that the Mexican squadron has begun operations in eanu st. By r<-1< r.ncc to our ship news, will he found sonic particulars quite interesting. The squadron consists ?I the Vineidor <h I Alamo, General Teran, Libertado, Gen. Warren, all brigs of war, and the Gen. Ilidnlgo, an armed schooner. At the very moment when wo are making demands for spoliations, Mexico is committing new d< prcdations upon our commerce. She will find herself in a dilemma she least expected, for this country will not permit its vessels to be cuptttred, trading with a people wlios independence it lias recognized; unless our vessels of war will protect them, all the vessels that have sailed hence for Texas, will fall a prey to the Mexi cans. Mr. Crawford, the English Consul, has gone : to Columbia, having been lamb d at the month of the j Brassos, by the British brig of war Racer. The M< xi- | can fleet had captured the schooner Vigilant, hence for Matagorda, laden with arms and ammunition, and sent her to Matamoras. Deaf Si>.ith hos had a brush with the Mexicans, near Loredo. With twenty men lie defeated forty cavalry, and look twenty horses, killing ten of the en emy. Learning that there was intown a greater force, he made good his way to Bexar. The Texiannrmy, '240(1 strong, was on theL'Aba | co, in fine health, and anxious lor fighting. Our li ipts are, that the Natchez has driven the Mexican squadron from its cruising gtound.?Ibid. Capture amp recapture.?The schr. Louisiana, J. ('. Pierce, master, of and from New Orleans, bound to Matagorda in Texas, 111 latitude 28 35, on thecaast of Texas, was brought to and boarded, April 4, by the Mexican squadron consisting of three brigs under the command of < 'orninodore Lopiz. The papers of the Louisiana were called for ana delivered to tin-hoard ing officer; at the snme tune they brought to and hoarded an American schooner from Mobile bound to Matagorda, loaded with lumber. The passengers of the Louisiana, five 111 number, were requested to get out their baggage in readiness to go on hoard the lumber schooner, as she was permitted to proceed, and the hoots of the squadron, accordingly took them on hoard said sehr., and she made sail. A prize crew was put 011 boaal the Louisiana and she was ordered to Brassos St. Jngo. On the 8th arrived oil that port and came to anchor near a Mexican brig of war, which was at anchor. The pilot came on board n.:d report ed not sufficient wa er 011 the bar.?On the 9th at 7 A. M. a ship of war hove in sight, which proved to be the U. S. ship of w ar Natchez, Capt. Marvine, and came to anchor near us, and writ a boat on board the Mexican brig of war. As the boat of the Nntchtz was passing under the stem of the Louisiana ; the of ficer inquired if there was any tluug new, nnd was an swered the Louisiana had been captured and ordered to this port. The boat returned to ihe Natchez, and the lieutenant afterwards came on board to learn the particulars ; he ordered the master us board the N., and the facts of the case being made known to Cap tain Marvine, he ordered the Leuiaiana to be.tukeu charge of, and the Mexican prize crew to he sent on hoard the brig of war. At 4 P. M. a crew from the Natehea took possession and remained till the 10th. At ti in the evening a boat came from the Natchez with n certificate, arid at the same time ordered the Louisiana to he got under way. The men from the Natchez returned to their ship, which got under way? at 7 P. M. she came up and ordered the Louisiana to rcmnm near her. At half past '2 A. M. the officer ?f the deck ordered us to continue, and she tucked ship and stood 111 shore. The master and crew of ihe Lou.nana were treated with the utmost politeness hy the officers of the Natchez, as well as hy the officers of the Mexican squadron. On the ICth in lat. 28 50, long. 92 '25, was hoarded hy a hunt from thcTcxiun ari.-ied schooner Tom To hy, Capt. Hoyt, and trcatc.' politely. The schooner Champion was captured by the Mex ican squadron on the 3d nnd sent into Brassos St. Ja go, where she arrived on the7ih and got over the bur, nnd lay there when the Louisiana left.?lite. Thf. Times.?Not the least change has taken place in our money market nnd business generally, that Ins come to our knowledge. In starting our paper, wc never contemplated sny.ngnny thing relative to com mercial nfiiiirs ; hut the tunes arc such that we arc bound to keep a calendar of passing events.?Every thing appertaining to business, then, is in the same situation it was a week?a fortnight?a month since; arid the state of affair* lu re is but a counterpart of every Inr/e commercial city in the Union. The whole mercantile community of this country is in the last stage of consumption. Go they must, although oc casional l learn* of hope iaay arise that the (trended end may be averted, as is frequently the ease, where the same disi asc is preying upon the life blood of a single individual. Speculators, monopolizers, nnd every other species of wholt sale g imblera, aredejtin ed to he broken down and d( stroyed. Yet a new, and we trust a more hencst dynasty will nnse from iluir ashes, who will do a legitimate business, and bring alwiut a wholesome action in all branches ofour com mercial affairs. Ib nnrtt says, in his Wall street report of the 15th 4pnl, that a slight advance has taken place in some ot the stocks, hut thinks the rise will be only tempo rary, as it has bees In ought about by some few stock I jobbers. More failures occurred on the 14th.?Pi rn yune. The pride of dancers leaves us tins day. Celeste has performed in our city for thirty nights, and inva riably to good Uousr*?Irequentl v overflowing. Every thing during Iter stay among us has gone off with the gruatest order, nyt a disturbance si any kind occur ring to mar the delightful seem s 111 which she has been engaged. Success to tlivc, thou queen of the bal let, wherever you go. Long will wur theatrical popu lation renumber thy sweet snide, thy beautiful danc ing, and thy faultless acting. Miss Clifton plays tonight (Sunday) in InjiIi play and farce. Elvira, in Bizarre, and Louisa in the Dead IS hot. Norma at the St.Charles tonight, with a ballet be tween the first and second acts.?Ibid. Bennett says that Judge Lynch has evacuated New ^ ork. " Since the small papers cut up the influence of the Wall street nrvs?. tW Judge left ihe city for want of business. ' The Irritimntr Judge I.ynch ha* never l?een in New York as yet?say wc? Ibid. Racing on Nobtii Riveb?We shall have to be the death of soma of these fellows yet, or they wdl be the death of all of us, with their infernal racing. I-et them wait till the boats go by lightning, when there will be no danger of explosions. The steamboats are going it in their old fashion, smashing every thing in pieces, running into one another, and all that sort of thing. A passenger told us that he caoie from Alba ny, night before last, at an average sjieed of twenty miles an hour. C3r Ah, ha ! The Tcxaa Telegraph advocate forming an alliance with England, in preference to the United States, because her manufactures will come cheaper, and England wdl pay a higher price for her cotton and sugar. Washington, April 29lh, 1837. The Committeo appointed at the meeting of the merchants of your city, has not ytt arrived. The gentlemen comprising it are expected tomorrow morn ing, and 1 presume will present themselves before the President on Monday next. They are looked for with great eagerness by the citizens of Washington, who are just beginning to feel the pressure. The pet bank of this city, Bunk of the Metropolis, has been recent ly shaken toils centre. Several drafts have been made on its specie, which have nearly exhausted that arti cle in the vaults of this bank. A citizen of Wash ington held a warrant for $2000 payable at that bank, which was refused to bepaid. He immediately called upon the Secretary of the Treasury to communicate the fact, and was told that it could not be paid, because the fund out of which it was to be paid hud not been created. This fund was to be produced by the sale of the stock held by the government in the United States bank, which had not been done. He also re marked that several pensions were also due?some tu poor men of $<10 per annum, who had not received their pay for 6 months. The other banks are con sidered as safe ; but the pressure here is considerable, notwithstanding the amount of public money expend ed in this city, and the regularity and certainty of pay ment. It is believed that Van Buren will not consent to revoke the Treasury order, though he may agree to call an extra meeting of Congress. He is prepared to receivo the committee, and lias concocted a sart ol non-committal reply to the resolution of the mer chants convention. He considers himself under no obligation, it is said, to comply with the expressed wish of Congress at its last session?that having been vetoed by his predecessor. 1 will write to you dnily till the committee has executed the object of its mis sion to this city. The Coal Thade.?An extra, dated last Saturday, 29th ult., from the Miners Journal, Pottsville, Penn. has the following,? A numerous and respectable meeting of Coal ope rators was held this day at the Pennsylvania Hall.? The meeting was called tor the purpose ol taking in to consideration the state of the Coal Trade. The enibairassments of the commercial community abroad, have reached our region, and produced their natural consequences A generul curtailment of cosil operations has taken place?many of the largest mi ning establishments have discharged all their men, except a sufficient number to keep their mines in or der. Others have greatly reduced the number in their employ. It is supposed that the number of miners and laborers thrown out of employment this day, in dependent of those employed in hauling coal, will not fall short of 500 in?n. The immediate cause of this suspension of operations is to he found in the fact that contractors for coal in the Atlantic cities have directed shipments to cease, inasmuch as they are unable to tiled sales, and consequently unable to meet the drafts drawn on them by coal shippers, ex cept at long dates ; and our banks refuse to discount such paper. We hazard nothing in predicting that unless measures are taken abroad to receive the coal already mined, a total suspension of all coal opera tions must take place in this region. Borrowing.?The people who have the happiness of calling this city their home, often have some ex cuse for borrowing, and even stealing the Herald, in asmuch as wc find it impossible to supply the de mand. Yesterday every copy was gone by 8 o'clock, and so it is day after day. We order more printed, but it is ol no use. We would have the matter stereo typed at once, and employ two or even three extra double cylinders, were it not our policy to keep the generous, sensible and discriminating public a little short, just to give them a higher relish. Therefore, when our citizen readers are disappointed in procur.ng a paper at the office, it is very natural that they should borrow the first one they can lay their hands on. In the country the case is different, and those people who bore our subscriber, our only subscr.ber, in Middlc ville, to death, are respectfully informed that they manifest more taste than liberality, and that we shall not put up with it. tr Of all the miserable beings that infest society, the croakers are the worst. If their predictions could accomplish any thing, ruin, starvation, and utter an nihilation would sweep ?ver us, and the whole world would go to the devil. These pests ure very busy nt this innc, prophecying war, pestilence and famine, when every one should be keeping up his own and others' spirits?making every laudable exertion, and hoping for the best, instead of predicting the worst. |~*r The alarm of fire last night, at about 11 o'clock, arose from a chimney at the corner of Bcekman anil Water sire? t. The flames were almost immediately extinguished. r*i* The editor of the Brcnclose (Miss.) Republican is so unused to receiving subscriptions in advatica, that kc attributes a late occurrence of that kind, to absence of mind. Sao Accident.?A little boy, named Thomas Van telzer, fell into a cistern, in the yard of the house No. R Second Avenue, yesterday morning, while endeav oring to draw water thervfroni. Before he was dis covered, the poor little fellow was drowned. The Corom r held an inquest en the body, and the jury found a verdict of?" Accidental death." Common Council, Monday, May 1.?Both Boards were in session at an early hour. Some smart cross firing took place on the project of adding a third clerk to the Police. Below we give particulars. Board or Aldermen.?After several reports from dillerent committees had been adopted. The most important of winch was respecting the claim of Mr. Veslerhelt, for enlarging the City Hall clock, in 1R28, which was allowed^ with the deduction of $3(10. It was moved that this board do now concur in the re solution passed by the board of assi.tants authorizing the appointment of a third clerk to the police office, at a salary ofteROO; n stormy discussmn immediately arose, the chief part of which was sustained by Al dermen Banks and Clark, (the Mnyor elect.) Alderman Clark at length got considerably heated and cxclauuad?"This resolution shall not pass !"? The manner and emphasis in which this was uttered, implied, that although the resolution nught pass the hoard, the Alderman in his official power of Mayer, would veto the measure. Upon this, a violent emuit arose in all parts of the board. Cries of " have we n Robespierre among us? ' were heard in wild acclaim, and great indignalioa seemed lo pervade the assembly. Alderman Banks at lennth so far forgot himself as to threaten to throw a hook at the head of the supposed dictator, to which the Mnyor elert replied, by bidding the pugrnciotis member " Hold Hit clack f' After some time, Alderman dark explained his meaning to lie not what was imagined, and denied the intention of giving the least offence. Alderman Manks made the some p rofessions, and quiet was again restored. The resolution wssthen put and negatived. Seve ral minor case* were then disposed of, which our limits will not ens'-le us to report. Board or Assist/nts.?The Board met at half psst 6 o'clock, the President in the chair The minutes of the last meeting been read and ap proved, ths Board proceeded to receive the reports of Committees. On Roads and Canals, respecting the low marshy grounds between 105th and !08th streets, recom mending an ordinance for the improvement of, and raising the same. Resolution and reports concurred m. Several from the committee on assessments wholly of a private nature. From the Street Com nittea respecting the petition to have Washington and Jane streets rcpavnd and re gulated, in favor of the tmprovemen: being aarned in to effect. From the same, in favor of extending Chapel ?u from Barclay to Greenwich ata. The resolutions founded on the report as adopted by the Board of Aldermen, were oppoacd by Mr. Gur us; and alter some debate, ordered to lie on the table and to be made the special order of the day for the next meeting. From the Finance Committee, in favor ?f uavm" thcdisputed balance by the cay clock maker, on corw dition that the latter deduct the charge of $300 for regulating and winding up the clock in the City llall Adopted. Vice Ch cncelloji'sCourt.?'The Vice Chancellor adjourned yesterday until 10 o'clock today. Motions noticed for Monday will then be heard. Police ? Bhvtal.? A ninn named Thomas Ibid residing at No. 109 Roosevelt street, was arrested t Sunday evening by Mr. Roberts, one of the city watchmen, for attempting, in a drunken squabble to stab his wife, Margaret Reid. The woman's screams alarmed the neighbors, who brought the watchman just in time to prevent the commission of murder, as the wife was exhausted with resisting the attempt 'no on her life. Reid wae committed until lie could procure <.o?d and sufficient bail for his good behavior. I .cite i a hy.?I he* worsted manufacture of Daniel ^ G. wheel,r, jr., was burglariously entered on Sun day night last, by forcing open the street door with a martin-spike, which the robbers left behind them. The object of the thieves seems to have been cash; > but in this spec they were disappointed, obtaining on ly a dollar. The rogues also carried away a pair of pantaloons, and six or eight shirts belonging to Mr. Wheeler. V piece of cotton cloth, fourteen or fifteen yards, w as al so taken. A pile of valuable shawls w as overhauled by the burgfers, but, from b in" disturbed, or some either cause, it does not appear that they made free with nnv of them. The whole booty obtained will scarcely repay the " rogues their night's labor. Smashing.?A tall, muscular man named James Brown, was arrested tn the complaint of Mrs. Eliza beth Ann Smith, No. 308 Water street. Mrs. Smith deposed that she had taken the store, No. 308 Water street, and had paid $20 for the fixtures; that th- prisoner had come there, and " smashed the counter all to shivers," besides doing other serious damage. 4 Brown said, "I am ii6 innocnt as sunshine. You can do what you please with me?hut I'm innocent? innocent?innocent; besides, hav'nt I offered to pay for the damage, and what the devil can the woman wan'more?' The magistrate considered this off ring to pay as not savoring much of innocency, and committed Brown until lie could procure bail. Strong hauls.?Officers McCaddin and Madan , have been unusually active for some time past ever for those vigilant routers of characters which infest the neighborhood to which they pay especial attention. Six or eight disorderlies were brought up by them yesterday several ol'whom were committed to Bride well. Court or Sessions?Monday, May 1st., before the Recorder, Aldermen Benson and Randall. The court opened at half past 11 o'clock when the names of thegentlemen summoned as grand jurors were called over but only twelve answering to their names, and three of these making application to the court to be excused, the empanelling of the jury was adjourned until Tuesday. ^ Seventy cases are on the calendar for trial, for the following off noes, v.z:?forgery six; burglary eight; grand larceny twenty-five; petty larceny ten; rioting four; assault and battery and other minor crimes seventeen. No cases being ready for triol the court adj. Common Pleas.?Before Judge Uloshoefler.? Thornpion rs Dc Cantp. This was an action to recover the value of a bill of exchange accepted by Mr. Dc Camp and which had been discounted by the plaintiff. The note was drawn for $2,965 and the amount claimed was $302,50, the surplus being for mtiresf, discount &c. Mr. DeCamp contested the payment of the note on the following ground; first, that it had been aivrn without value received.and secondly, that a usurious interest had been taken en the same. It was proven on the part of the defendant that he' had accepted the note for a person named Carr, who had obtained cosh for it by paying $27 as the price of its being shaved. The shnwr had subsequen tly obtained cash for the note ofthc present plamtif], Mr. Thompson, who proved that ho had not received by way of discount, dkc. anything more than he was by law fully entitled to. lr? summing up, the judge observed that had iho first di counter of the note brought this action it might probably have gone against him, but the facto!" his having taken illegal usance was not to invalidate Thompson's claim, who had obtained possession of the n<*tc m a legal and honornble manner. With respect to the note being merely an accom modation bet ween the defendant and Mr. Carr the plaintiff Mr. Thompson, had nothing to do, he had given value for the note, and was therefore entitled to recover. The jury found for the plaintill in the full amount claimed, vix. $302-50, and costs. Sir,?I am informed that you have great influence in raising the morals and lastcof the people. Pnthae expose those individuals in the Park T lienire vt ho are in the hnbit of disgorging large quantities *t tobacco jure upon the trowsers and feet of all who have the misfortune to sit near them. Last night there sat next tne a decently dressed youth who bespattered my legs so foully that 1 was obliged to beg him to have mercy oft me. He civilly replied " Go to the devil," and continued to ponront streams sofilthy that 1 thought his mouth probably was the common sewer of the play house. The laws of decency evidently have no influence on sneh fellows, and the laws of ^ the house ought to forbid such nuisances. C'aors. To Mr. Bennett, editor of the Herald. , $ M entas Par.sBBVATiow.?The following story <>t an Irish wsman'sadroitnessinevadinginquiry, which we find iu nn English pnper, does not strike us as be ing entirely new, hut droll: " A country magistrate was rxaminr an Irishwo man. 'What's gone of your husband, Nhelah ?'? 'What's gone of him. your honor's worship; faith, and he's gone dead.' 'Ah, pray what did he die of?' ' Dig of your honor; lie died ??f a Tuesday. 'I don't mean what day of the week, but what complaint?' 'Oh! complaint, your honor; faith, and it's himself that did not get time 10 complain. 'Oh ? oh! a v. he died lien I y?Bather that way your worship.' 'Did he falf down in a fit V (No answer from Nhelah.) 'He fell down in a fit, your honor's worship; why not exactly that; he?he fi ll out ol a w indow, or n floor, I don t know what they call it.' 'Ay, ay; and he broke his neck.' 'No, not quite that, your worship.' 'What then ?' There w ns a l?t of a string, or con), or that like, and it throttled poor Mike.' 'And pray tor what did tie suffer Y 'Nutter, your worship (weeping! faith, only for embellishing (embezzling) a trifle that he taught was hit own, but his master said i' was not and so they swore away his precious life, and that's all: for Mick's as innocent as t?e babe unborn." 1)1 KD. tin MiuHnymsrn nf, May lit, alter a protra.tod dlrco Mit'W M maw* NjchnUrri, ol the Ham* Homo, and tlyt-ara ' I lv f, rid. and :irf| m nt titer, of the ilcwisd xre reapertfttl!w irr tsd Is attend h* r funeral .from tier In'* rnn'riur N? It War ren air.'flt, ?n W'odno?day afternoon, at 3 o'clock At Philadelphia, hi Wedsnsdat tot, Mr* lUarj Ann wife mf W m N MeDnlo, of the former place. axed J1 tCy- At a mr-i'tmsofllieffrroarranfthe Fire Den .runn,*- J., M at t all te Hall, on Wl Tterday. (.ooaef rraoe nlu?h. railed o ihe ch?ir,aad -horde (III I mUrrr w Hecrttari . xwSSMpSVI mat* F<> ? ! (Ml S ??( aruac anil aiMn?.?d the ineel i f in a m.Mt iltnnj speech, wiiin forth the Inif of th depart mi nt, andthnr unurinf < flute lo <*lm(tiiah the last a, ark with t ? lap of (lift wrap It waa then ii animously resolved lo present th* Chief of tlx (ire user* with a pair ?n ftpersmeeti Pitchers <m hi* retirine froa tlie arduous duties nf hi? office Hiynnd by the Pr.stdon mi l iSocrr tarr. j |,? Ntroe sthelvii*K for sale. JT^ Acosmic'*/'' o .?hrlV.'?'.,n r4>n,nlfte ord*r ..nd we I adapted (Mrdry ^"<1.. will I- aold a baryain. if ap,,|?.d for .mm., diately. at the sines of th? imar myt tf THOMAS HKIJ/S A1U ' OW KOTK K FURWTCRK. ?" Thursday, at 10 orJorh,is the Salr* Ronnss, m and S3? Ann ?f hy fatal, ri'. bn wiUMiaily etrnur. and ?ids. did assnrtBteot o sshtset and otfyr furmtma from famili-* mtnovint, Ar fata I aura ready W sdm uiay. 'ianfinga?10 'SO pmesa *aarrisr rinm immo hssuliful sattr ma, m packsyr a ni as p?rri ?ach Tieaday tth, at IBa'clorh, in the talea loom, a larte aaanrtmen f>, fmfn it ruraitare in aontinaation. rhnraday?Drym >d?, fiuni'ure, ysweiry, cloth n* Ike. m area ya rcty, at IS o'closk is the ?aia* r?,m ??H If THOR BELL. Auctrnwecr.