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V ?Stmt u*? mm tkrm ? live trmpe rutriy- drink niederalelit ? B
akewu tcnprrane* locutus ? take tmre #/ f4r tirpincct ? nrver trust
m tauU?ga to bed at 18 ? rim at ni? never bug on credit ? fear
Had Almighty? love the beautiful f ? rlt?vote againtt V an Hu
rt* ? mud Inck ail pohhcutns and par tans to the iexd.
Solvent Libt of Mb*cmants.? A proof sheet of
thjs list is now in the hands of our clerk in the office
?f the Herald. Merchants and others wishing to see
it, tn order that mistakes may be avoided, will please
call and examine, if possible, this list will be ready
Sot the next packst day.
lifttj-ri-st itiif from Enropc-Tm Day* Later.
In addition to the valuable intelligence from
ISarope which we gave in our evening edition yester
day? also inserted in our outside today? we now
place before our readers fur' her extracts from our
files of London and Liverpool papers andmagaz ?<??,
ahew.ng ihe state ?fthe public mind in England, re
lative to the affairs of this country.
In receiving this intelligence, not.'iing but a mere
accident prevented us from publishing it in anticipa
tion of all the otherpapers in Nflw York. Our splen
did News Boats, the Teazer and the Celeste, were
eui cruising all day on Wedneeday. Late at night,
the Celeste boarded the gallant ship England, com
manded by that sterling man and gentleman, Cap
tain Wane. At one o'clock yesterday morning,
the Captain of the Celeste had oar packages, and but
for a head wind he would have come up to the city
in time for yesterday morning's paper. As it was he
landed one of his crew, Jack Fearless, about '2 o'clock
near Fort Hamilton, at the chops of the Narrows.
At that place Jack eould net procure a horse, other
wise he would have been up to town in time to beat
all the Wall street prints. Hereafter we beg the peo
ple of Long Isiand, at all risks, to famish our express
nders with horses, at every hour of the night. Ne
matter about the oost ? let the geod people of Ix>ng
island always furnish our express riders with horses
ta carry us the news ever land, and we'll furnish
them the oats.
We have also our vario&s files of papers from Paris,
by the Erie, Capt. Funk, whom we thank for his
kindness in sending them to oar office. Galignam,
and the Pans " Lt Commerte" copy largely from the
Herald. The fame of O'Haggerty is spread over
The intelligence published today is extremely inter
esting in many respects. We give every variety, too
? politic* ? fashion ? poetry? -science ? theatricals ?
commerce? and (he markets.
One of the most remarkable features in the English
and French newspapers is the great importance which
they attach to every thing appearing in the New
Yobk Hesald. The public prints throughoat those
kingdoms, in London, Liverpool and Paris, seize as
greedily upon the files of the Herald, an the enthu
siastic people of New York. On this very point we
annex several extracts, and rccommend them to the
particular attention of the rotten Wall street prims,
before they go owt and hang themselves on the next
For the genera! aspect and course of affairs in every
house m England, we refer our readers to the passa
ge* annexed. Victoria? bless her round placid Dutch
face!? is carrying every thing her own way. She is
a regular locofoco. If ahe manages her cards, and
makes a good select-.on of a husband, she may bo the
greatest monarch that ever reigned- she is a locofoco
but she may be adeapot too? a lovely despot over the
hearts of all her subjects. The first thing she does
ought to be to hang all the bachelors.
The spirit of the English periodicals for September
will be given in this evening's paper.
[From the Liverpool Mail, Aug 22.]
In another column we have piven some very inte
resting statements relative to the cotton markets of
the United States. They are taken from the \t%e
York Htrald, a paper which has distinguished itself
by the fulness and ability of its commercial intelli
gence. It will be observed, from these statements,
that the Americans are fain to confess, at last, they
have over-traded and over-banked. In fact, they en
tered into a system of wholesale speculation, and
they are new reaping the effects. It ta hard, however,
that England should suffer by the folly or the fraud
of America. At the same time, it is a point well
worthy of mature consideration, whether the over
traders of America have not been considerably encour
aged by the easy facilities which England afforded
them. Advances have been made by Liverpool con
signees on cotton and other produce, not merely be
fore the staple had reached England, but before the
eropa had been gathered in Ameriea; ay, even before
the seed was placed in the soil! In like manner, the
manufactures sf Leeds. Sheffield, Birmingham, Man
chester, Leicester, and Nottingham, have acted with
out a tradesman- 1 ike caution in executing orders for
America as a credit instead of a cash system. They
??nt their cloths, their hardware, their calicoes, their
stockings, and their hose to people serosa the Atlan
tic, of whom they actually had no knowledge, and
truated to the chapter of accidents for payment. If
the American trader sold the articlea well, be proba
bly paid fer what he had got, and gave larger orders
for tas coming season : but if he had not sacked dol
lars enough to meet hia expectations, be gave him
self no trouble whatever about paying his English
Two circumstances connected with American trade
must also bo referred to. One is the extraordinary
facilities afiorded all apeculators by means of the pa
per money system, which had been carried ta an ex
treme point in the United States. In the State of
New York alone, the banks were responsible? or *?ad
that they were ? for more specie than could he found
in the whole republic. But this mattered little to the
Americana The baaks afiorded them "accommo-,
dation," and they availed themselves most freely of :t.
It was the prosperous timr of paper money. If a I
man wanted to " raise the wind, he had but u> draw
a bill apon his neighbor, and thie being accepted, was
negotiable at the banks. He returned the compli
ment whenever his neighbor required it. When
the bdle became due they were renewed, and so on to
tbe end of the ebapter If the speculator succeeded,
he paid the bill, and became a mighty man in Wall
street (the 'Change of New York); if nc foiled, there
was an end of it? he turned his hand to something
else, and a couple of years saw him as speculative as
oveT, and in quite as good o-leur as formerly with the
paper moneymakers, le it a wnarier, then, that nine
out of every len men in New York becAtnc specula
tive? They disdained the mode of acquintig compe
tency by industry, and flashed away, at railroad
speed, to make large and sudden fortunes by novel
and dashing means. They had neither caution in
business nor adequate capital to carry it on. Their
aystem was dash? dash? dash, and they wars trou
bled with no nice scruples as to how matters were to
end. In most caaee, as ihev commenced w<thnm
money, they had notning to lose; and though it did
not tell very much for their characters, yet as the
bulk of them were equally in the mure, that circum
stance ceased to disturb their equanimity
One thing xmimi to be noticed, aa one of the re
main of thr iytt'nn morr da*hmg than lioneat
which we have endeavored to characterize a* fairly
a# we ran. It wan, ndeed, one of it* reaolw, but it
i#m occaawinally operated aa a directly mflurncing
cjwiae W? ailade to the expensive mod** of living
adopted by the"ni*rchf>'iu?" ?f the Unifrd ^talea, par
ticularly in New YorK, NewOrleana. and Charleaton.
They *< s?' thnr Mmpage* ihry had tbnr rctinurR of
TMimeroita " help*' ?there were huntera lot Ihe none,
and amblm* pnlfreyafar the riauthtrni ihrrc were
halla, exprnaive vmnda, the choicest wmm of France, |
Germany, Spam, Ponoffal and Italy ?the rirh??tand
moat coat I y draaaeafor the fema'eaof the family, nnd
ihe houee, ftirniahed with lordly inagwifirence, to
match. In a word, had fhry hern the inhrrit<?re of
vplendid foruinca, tbry could not hate lived more
luxuriously. And who were the per tie* ? Men who.
e year or two before hed been at the bottom of the roll
but had advanced onwards by paper money and wild
speculation. They were not content to have emula
tion in business^ they must also have emulation in per
sonal and household expense. At last, it became al
most necessary? if a man wished to keep up his cre
dit? that he should live as lavishly as his neighbor.
Expense became a sort of test of a man's fortune, and
the result was, that those who were tottering ovei the
precipice plunged deeper than ever in expense, to
maintain the show of wealth.
The Lottdon Timet says:?
Some interest is felt m tl?? eity about the mode in
which the considerable amount of bills understood to
be returned for non payment into the great eotton
state of Alabama will be dealt with there by the par
ties concerned. The Legislature of that State, it will
be remembered, protected their banks by a legislative
enactment against the resumption of specie payments
for a term or tliree years absolute, unless during that
time the State Bank of .Mobile should find itself pre
pared to dispense with this restriction, in which
event, by six months' notice given of their intention
to reaasm their paper in specie, nil other banks were
bound to do the same, er close their doors to business.
The paper of all the.?e banks is of course at a conside
I rable discount in all the places of issue, and much
tnorw bo in other states of th-- union, where it has
nev#r formed part of the circulation, and therefore
does not stand on a par with the paper of banks local
ly known, and long the medium of business transac
tions. There could be no difficulty as to the manner
in which the returned bills would be taken up in the
absence of specie, if, as probably would be offered, the
general practice of New York were followed. That
is, to the amount of the bill, with the expenses of ex
change and re-exchang#, is added to the difference of
the premium between specie to which the billholderis
entitled, and the bank paper, in which only he can
be, and is paid. It is stateu that some of the Alabama
billholders are likely to dissent from this course, and
to insist upon specie, and that proceedings will be in
stituted on occasions arising out of these transactions
against the Governor and Legislature of the state,
who, it is contended, had no legal or constitutional
right to supersede or Buspend the action of bank
charters originally granted by themselves, and on the
faith of whose provisions, which render specie pay
ment of notes obligatory on demand, commercial and
other persons resident in other parts of the union, in
New York or New Orleans for example, have been
induced to act, and have suffered damage in conse
quence. Such actions would be brought of course in
the Supreme Court of Justice of the Union, which
alone is empowered to take cognizance wiihsut ap
peal of all suits between one state of the Union and
another, or between the inhabitants of one state
against a state itself, of which they are not subjects.
The suspension of specie payments threatens, indeed,
to provide employment for the lawyers both in the
state courts and those of the union. Some instances
have been given heretofore of this kind of litigation.
By the papers last received from New York it ap
pears that one cause has been tried and decided
against the banks. A Mr. John Windt had obtained
a judgment in the state or city court of New York
against the Commercial Bank for $55, upon their re
fusal to pay the notes in specie. The cause, it is said,
was to he carried to a higher tribunal. Thus, with
powerful banking corporations, to whom law charges
are no object, individuals contend at a serious disad
Liverpool. ? The Orpheus, Capt. Bubsley, arrived
at this port from New \ ork on Tuesday night, and has
brought us American papers to the 2d of August. In
another column will be found a copious account of
the Cotton Market, from July 26 to the above date.
It contains some interesting infoianation, and the
speculations relative to the advantages which Eng
land may derive from Texas, a cotton-producing and
manufacture-consuming country, are entitled to seri
ous considerations. It is clear, thai if the trade to
j Texas be properly cultivated? and not orer-pushed,
anew and extensive market may there be opened for
the sale of our principal rnauufsctures. Besides, if
what the New York Herald stales be true, cotton
will probably be much cheaper in Texas than in
Charleston, Savannah, New Oslenns, Augusta or Mo
bile. Thus, England will have thu double advantage
of being able to purchase at a lower rate than at
E resent, and of having a new market for the sale of
er own manufactures. Our fear is, not that the en
terprise of English traders will fail to take advantage
of this, but that there may be a run upon it. This
fear in augmented by the knowledge that our com
mercial relations with the United States were pmna
rily embarrassed, nearly as much by English over
i ttadmg, which created incaution, as by American
over-speculation, which eventuated in dishonest bank
ruptcy. We remember, too, what took place when
the trade to India was partially opened, by the modi
fication of the East India Charter, in 1812. There
was a general rush to supply British manufactures,
which had previously been introduced by us through
the East India Company, and the resnlt was, the
supply so far exceeded thedemand, that ? except such
cargoes as had been the very earliest in the market ?
the greater porti in of the goods so sent OHt were un
saleable at almost any price, and finaHy were dir?os
ed of at less than the cost prices ! ? Liverpool Mail ,
Aug. 2&
The I bom Tbade.? The demand for iron of all
descriptions made in this neighborhood has become
unprocedentedly great ; so much so, that many of
the makers have determined to elese their order
books ani reject orders at any price. We understand
that the stocks of iron in dealers hands throughout
the empire art remarkably small, owing to the ex
pectation that prices would still recede. The reaction
upon this important branch of business has come so
siddenly, that many persons conversant with the
trade havo not boen aware of the advance of prices
in time to have their orders entered by the makers.
The nominal price of bara is 71 per ton, and of No. 1
foundry pig-iron, 41. 10s. on bosrd at Newport.
Monmouth Merlin.
State or Tbade.? Mancnesteb.? There was a
very good demand for yarn yesterday, especially for
lower a middling nainlWs of water twist, for which
an advance of about a halfpenny per pound was vory
generally obtained. There was also a fair demand for
goods, and prices were firm, hut without any change.
? MancJictltr (iunrdian.
Blackbubn. ? We are unfoignedly glad lo perceive
that the late distressing stagnation in the staple trade
of this country seems to be giving way to a mora en
couraging state of things. Intelligence from all parts
testify considerable and progressive improvement. ?
The demand has of late been comparatively brisk, and
good?, which a month ago could hardly have been
?old at any p ice, have gone off tolerably well t in
consequence of this the weavers, who have suffered
bitterly, have afar better prospect; we believe few are
now out of employ* and it is graufying to learn that
their employers have Wn enabled to increase their
wage*. Altogether commercial indications are more
healthy, and if the ho pea of an abundant harvest he
realized, and at prseent there is every reason to think
they well, we may look forward to a prosperous au
tumn.? Nlackburn Standard.
Rochdale Flamkel Market.? There has been
another good market, and rather higher prices havo
been obtained. Wool haa been an ore difficult lo buv,
snd haa been sold at an advance upon laat week ?
Tub Potterie#.? Those houses which are wholly
or chiefly in the Aaaencan market, hive been oom
Elled for Mine time partially to suspend their mann>
ctonet, in consequcnce of the pamr in that country.
Order* for good* have beer received; but the manu
facture? generally decline to execute them, until they
aee some prospect* of receiving retunia from America,
where a very venous amount of capital is at preeent
locked up. The rate of exchange, though a ahsde
tower, is, at the present time, ruinously high. The
consequence of this senousBtagnaiion is, extremesuf- !
firing to thousands of workman and their families.?
The great and increasing d is trees of the poor has ex
cited the sympathy of the respectable inhabitants 5
and a committee has been appointed to visit the abodes
of w antj nnd to portion out the charitable fund so aa
most effectually to relieve the sufferings of the poor,
a a far a* it ia prmcticablc.
T*a Tra Trm?e, Moirrav.? ' The quantity cleared
last week was 374,300 Ibe. This is a comparatively
small delivery; but the Eaat Indta Company s sale win
commence next Monday, and will be followed by pri
vate trade *4 lee to the amount of 67,000 packages.
Ho*<r orATHv. ? A Unit forty homoeopathic doctor*
have had a meeting at Frankfort, i? di-cuss their new
system and doctrino*. Some of these came Irom
Biropen Deaths.? A letter from Munich, of Aug. 18,
in the A upnhury GaztUe, says ? hnt eno of the co<m
?etlors of the Hnpuner < 'oiin of Appi-al, Raron Von
Hequrl, as Se vas summing up a cse? was suddenly
?truck with uppoj lexy, arid sank dead en the fr unci.
That was the sixth case of sudden death within eight
days from apoplexy, caused, it is supposed, by the
great heat, the thermometer standing at 21, Reau
Pbanco- English. ? A curious specimen of this oe
eorred the other day. A French gentleman, rescued
from a duching in the Thames, and taken to an adja
cent tavern, was advised to drink a tumbler of very
hot brandy and water, and thus addressed the waiter:
? " Sir, I shall thank you not to make it m fortnight."
" A fortnight," replied Joe, " hadn't you better take it
directly V " Oh, yea," said Monsieur, " directly to
be sure, but not a fortnight? not two week."
Thb Thames Tunnel.? We are glad,to learn that
the interruption which the progress of this great na
tional undertaking has met with is likely to be of
much shorter duration than could have possibly been
anticipated. Mr. Brunei has been incessant and in
defatigable in his exertions to remedy the damage
done, and his success has been so great that hopes,
now amounting t? certainty, are entertained that the
works will be resumed, without danger or inconveni
ence, in the course of a very short tune. On Saturday
it was asc ertained that the aperture had been com
: pletely closed, and on the puinps bein^ applied it was
I found that little or no water obtained access to the
shaft of the tunnel ; but as soinc danger was appre
| hended if the water were taken off' until the clay new*
j ly deposited in the aperture had in some degree be
came consolidated, tiie pumping was suspended till
; the following day. On Sunday the pumping was re
fumed, and it was very soon that the engine had com
plete command over the water, which was reduced to
I nine feet in the shaft. Yesterday the water still was
, reduced to four fret in the shaft, and there is no doubt
| bui the water could at once be drawn oil' without dif
ficulty if that were thought desirable. Mr. Brunei,
| however, with great prudence, postpones the draw
I ing off of the whole of the water till the clay heeomes
I consolidated, and has acquired a proper consistence.
Meteorology? Shooting Stabs. ? The numerous
showers of shooting stars that have been recorded in
lutter years, have all happened m the night from the
l'2th to 13th of November, or in the preceding or suc
ceeding night. Mons. Arago announces that an ex
ception to the general rule, which he thought to have
established, has been observed. On the night of the
10th to the 11th of this month, between fifteen min
utes past eleven and twenty six minutes past three,
two hundred and ninety-one meteors were counted,
making more than one per minute. M. Emmanuel
Arago, who was the first to see this phenomenon,
counted, before apprising the students of the observa
tory, one hundred and four in fifty minutes, or two
per minute. ^
Medical Juai prudence.? Mr. Donne at a late
sitting announced, concerning the signs of death, that
the sanguineous globule is the organ which is the
most rapidly decomposed; and that he considered
this decomposition as the most characteristic sign of
putrefaction, and consequently of death. M. Mandi
writes that his observations have given liirn anoppor
tunity of ascertaining the complete preservation of
the sanguineons globules not only five or six hours,
but even twenty-four hours after death. This fact is
not of rare occurrence in summer, and it happens
very frequently in winter. The author adds that on
Saturday last he shewed it to M. Magcndie in a hy
dropic patient, thirty hours after death. If M. Donne
has observed that the decomposition of the sanguine
ous globules sometimes takes placc rapidly, which
we also have remarked, it will be clear, from what
preceded, that this is not to be regarded as an unva
rying sign, and still less as a characteristic.
Alcoholic Fermentation of Milk. ? We under
stand that a means has been discovered in Germany
of fermenting milk for the obtaining of alcohol. M.
Pelouse has announced to the Philomathic Society
that this phenomenon takes place between 35 and 48
dcg. This important faat will doubtless ere long be
investigated by the Institute; but at any rate we shall
not lose sight of the discovery which ia in so high a
degree interesting to science and domestic economy.
The following anecdote is current in the green
rooms of the theatres A young German prince
lately became deeply enamored of a young actress of
one of the minor theatres, who, however, being as
virtnous an she wad beautiful, refused all his oilers.
In the infatuation of his passion the prince, assisted
by three stout myrmidons, made an attempt to carry
oil the fair one by fore.', one night as Bhe was return
ing home from the stage with her mother. The cries
of the distressed fcmuluH brought the guard to their
rescue, and the prince was conducted before the com
missary of police, who, in consideration of his rank,
dismissed him, en his pledge that he would not re
new his attempt. It is said, however, that he has
sinee declared In* determination to accomplish his ob
ject at all risks.? French paper.
Vestbis, the celebrated Vestris, whose son Ar
mand married the accomplished manageress of the
Olympic, is still residing in perfect healtn, though at a
very advanced age, at Paris. This veteran continued
to dance professionally till nearly 70.
Dochkss or St. Albaw's.? Weare glad to find that
the memoirs of the Duchess of St. Alban's are just
coming forth, rrom the pen of Miss Sheridan, who re
sided much with her grace; so that the memoirs, be
ing authentic, and the anecdotes of the day from per
aona! knowleidge, this cannot fail of being an amus
ing, piquant work.? London pmper.
Madame Pasta, accompanied by the unnvallad
Bochsa, De Begnis, Cunoni, Miaa Mann, Carrara,
Slc. Ac., ta reaping a rich harvest in the provinces;
that queen of aong is received everywhere with the
greatest enthusiasm, and such is the excitement
among the dilettanti that the rooms are completely
filled several hours before the concert begins. It is
reported that l'anta haa never been in better voice nor
higher spirits.
Fashions roa SarrKMsaa. ? Serlige da Matin.
The material of which it is composed la bastiste ecrue
(unbleached cambric), and its very light elegant trim
ming constats of a few rowsof fine Italian straw plait
(tresses do paille d'lialie.) The coraage and skirt of
the neglige are cut all in one, except at the back,
where one or two additional breadths are put in the
akirt, and which would necessarily render the corsage
too full at back. A plain and not very deep piece is
put in at the top of the neck, to which the dress is
attached in full gathers ; on the shoulders it is confi
ned by a shoulder atrap. Ths dress has double
aloeves 5 the inner ones are plain and tight to the arm;
the upper sleeve is a-la-Lucrsce Borgia, much in the
styls of the Venetian slesv, and 1a taken up at the
front of the arm with a small silk eord and tassel ;
the wrist of the inner sleeve is ornamented with a
pointed cuff, buttoned at the lop, and with three rows
straw trimming laid on; thrse rowa of the same go
down the front and round the bottom of the dress.
In place of a pelerine is a small shawl of the mate
rial of the dress, with three rowsof straw tnmming
all round, and a light silk fringe at ihe edge. The
cordehere round the waist ta likewise of silk. Drawn
capote of cambnc, the front not excessively large, and
the crown precisely like that of an infant's bonnet.
Hair brought low at the sides, and in ringlets. Black
shoos, white kid gloves.
Dinner Drue.-- Low dress of brochta musbn.
Corsage al'enfant, gathered top and bottom. Long
sleeves a-la jardiniere, 10 small plaits from the shoul
der to the wnat ; they are confined at the same
distanco below the shoulder by a ruche of tulle, to
which is fastened a bow of nband, with long ends.
Round the bosom of the dross, snd round the bottom
a wide colored nband is inaerted in the hems. Sash
tiod in front to match. Braoelets of the same. The
front hair is in light ringlets, fslling low at the sides,
and intermixed with field flowers; the bar k a-ladacli
esse. with a rouleaa and enque (the favor to stylo of
coiffure of the Duchrsse ot Orleans.) Shoes to match
the color of the ribands. White kw gl m IauJi's
Miguiine and Mueeum.
or Dbummbbs Sib I hate read your " Shetchca"
of the character of "Drummera" with infinite pleas
ure. and hope you will continue them without abate
ment. Thus far the characters have been welj deli
neated. You wield a graphic pan, pointed with fa
tiro, and appear to be intimately attainted wth
thos< who have figured largely in the annals of drum
mine for year* pwt in our city. The curiosity of
mankind is freat ; and all are eagar to see and read
every thing published relating to individual character
? henc# the subject ia fraught with intereat and at
tract* much attention, no doubt to the general welfare
of aociety. All who are deairous to improve their
mind and manners wdl profit by having thetr foiblea
criticised. We are pt'iue by na'i.re to v;ew awn
character* and actions through a painted visron ; and
when we meet with a Mind endowed w th know
ledge, a ,?)?! conception of etinra^ter, and possessing
the im Tf, 1 <T?rgy and r q ir -i expose tlir Abuses
ejnatinr in sonny which have grown ut of human
impTfefiioti. <ni!d lia I lis n ! i^n 1 r ?>tn h- av
en to guid' u# i? | ei 'cc ..on.
I think I can discover already a decided improve
ment in 11 Bounce's" demeanix? he doee nwt oouad
unite aa loftily aa he waa wont to do fbrmerlv. The
Weedville anair waa amicably adjusted, and he de
clares most uoeqnivoedly that he did not faint on
theeceasion which you mention. "The Major" is
abroad trying to collect the reward of labour, and has
not probably yet seen your compliments to him. Ha
is "doing business after de maimer of de ancients
somewhat tinctured widda modern." "Green Shell''
I think is going into the " yellow and sear leaf
" peace to his manes." " Athenian John" ? ticks on
a new tack, and has commenced a new business?
his hopes are high, and his prospects are flattering ?
God grant him success. " Tne Colonel," or " Beau,"
acts out the character you have given him. I saw
him win a smile from a celcstial spirit a few evenings
since, which threw him intoextacy. Heaven approv
ed, and earth consummated his wishes. "L. C. Le
Desire" ? being small, was taken up by a thundergust,
a short time since, and transported inte the western
wilds, where he is endeavoring to get a living out of the
covies. " Sir Oliver Surface" is nlive and taking cal
omel ? his liver is allected, which accounts for lus be
ing waspish. He slyly denies the character which you
gave him, and tries to mako another answer for his
sins. It wont take, however? his fat, gu?d-natured
roum-mate says the eap fits him und he must wear
it. 11 The Dandy O," is exchanging silver for shin
plasters ? he talks Dutch to ths natives and shaves
the German. His (here amic is doing business on
her own hook, and " takes in" strangers. " Cock
Robin" is now in the keeping of "sparrows" ? he has
shed his feathers, and without doubt the owl will soon
dig his grave, and the prooeeds of gambling will bury
him. I wonder who will pay his borrowed money?
" Cabbage," is as friaky as ever, and pays more at
tention to strange women than he does to his wife.
I wonder if she knows it ? " Kitchen Cook," has
doffed his whiskers, and contemplates taking unto
himself a wife. It is to be hoped however that she
will not be selected from among the aable daughters
of Africa.
"Jingling Jonny" is making poetry to the southern
covies, and setting hia song to the music of protest
and exchange. Mav the mirror of success ilium* his
path. Now Mr.Autnor, who in are you, and be
d? d to you J I don't know you, and therefore can
not speak of your movements. I trust, however, you
are doing your duty with the carving knife. Thai's
right, my worthy? show them up in their proper co
lors? there are a good many worthy subjeets 10 han
dle yet? the market is flush with fat ducks. But you
must lay low and keep dark, or some of these birds
will try to pick out your eyes. Gil Elas.
Lang Island Races.
' Mingo runs to day,' was the uppermost thought
in every sporting man's head yesterday morning, be
fore he bolted his breakfast. Mingo never bolted,
though he runs ' like mad.'
As early as ten o'clock yesterday, from the river to
the race course there was one continuons line of car
riages of every sort, size and desaription ; always ex
cepting private four- in-hand teams, and stages, which
have all been laid up, or sold up, not to appear again
on the atage, until Harlem lots reach last year's
pi ices.
The road presented a picturesque appearance as
well as a valuable moral. There wasa broker wnom
we saw last year driving a splendid pair of fancy tits
in n barouche, now so much crippled by speculations
in fancy stocks, as to be reduced to a small dingy and
dirty looking dun herse. A Pearl street jobber that
purchased a superb 1 set out' on tick, two years ago,
was yesterday seen astride of a sorry steed that would
have borne off the palm for poor looks from Don
Quixotte's Ito8inantc. And so with the balance of
the swells ? he who sported a curricle last year, was
new content with a gig ; he of the gig last year sat
1 solitary and alone' in a sulky? the last year's sulky
was down to a pony cart, and so in proportion from
the highest to the lowest, all brought about by a judi
cious credit system, followed by the suspension of
specie payments.
On reaching the course we found that only two
horses were to run the four mile heats for the $1000
purse, viz : the renowned Mingo and John R. Stevens'
Bonny Black, mare. Gypsey (who ran Mingo pretty
close Ia9t June after he dropped African in the 4 mile
heats,) was sick, or sorry, or, as seme say, in the fa
mily way. Others asserted Gypsey had been phy
sicked and put to bed.
However, Gypsey did'nt "come to tea," because
she had a ma*h fur her breakfast.
Mingo and Bonny Black were brought out both
looking remarkably well. Indeed, Mingo never was
in finer order f?r making good time and a great run.
The track was also in excellent order, though rather
hard. The stand was crowded with gentlemen? car
riages drawn up on each side the judges stand were
filled with handsome ladies ? the morning was smil
ing?the inen were smiliag? the ladies looked smil
ing?and even Bonny Black cast a smiling look at
Mingo as she wished him
?' A ?ery foo?i tuorrow."
' Good ye, good dea, fair sir,' said she, ' or if it rlca
sure you mare, good morrow master Mingo. What
have you dona with yotir handsome half-siatcr, Gyp
'I believe, Bonny Black, that ahe'a a little jealous of
you; she aaw us talking together laat night, and
aeemed so aulky that ahe would'nt tum out today.'
? Well, hut being a blood relation, she doea'nt desire
you for a sweetheart, surely.'
'Yea, and wiahes to marry me; you know there'a
no law against a horse marrying his own sister if she
loves him ; the atalla of homs' atables are net like
the stalls of men's cathedrala, covered with calendara
of thoa?t that may intermarry and these that may
not; we're locofoco in the matter of matrimony, hav
ing all things in common.'
7A detestable practice, though like many other lo
cofoco onea, ana one I am sorry to aay that's carried
out by conservauvea to a great extent ; and I. though
a female horse, shall always endeavor to kick it into
oblivion,' said Bonny Black, kicking ap her beautiful
black legs.
' Take care, Bonny Black, or vou'll touch me in the
tendereat point, and cripple me.
' Not for a stall in ( anterbury cathedral, my much
admired Mings | I would sooner kiss you than kick
yon, any day or niaht.'
' For shame, Bonny Black? your mother maat have
drawn water for a washerwoman ; ahe learnt yon the
use of soap so soon. But its no go? you don't aee
any thing green about me except my head dreas. 1
must give yon the go-by today; there are over one
hundred beautiful women looking at me, and I must
show them the handsome thing on the back stretch.
But hero comes John R ; if lie sees us talking he'll
suspect me of having partlyzed your heart as well as
your heels.'
And Mingo bent down his handsome head and
smoothed down his whiskers with his nght fore foot,
and surveyed the sweet women with a smile.
' Gome Mr. King,' said John K., ? will yon be a
judge V
Kinft ?I've an interest in the race and can't.
John R.? And I've a herae in it and can't
ixw/er? And I've nothing in it, and won't.
John R. ? Come, Gibbon, yon serve as jidge, and
you Lambert, andeet Harry Suydam to start them.
No sooner said than done. And a beautiful start
they made, the mare taking the lead, and dashing
round the aoutk bend aa if she had been animal mag
netised by Col. Stone, or had the devil put into her
bv Wolfl.
'The* *o off at ? killing pace; the mare leads ; the
boy can't nold her; ahe'll run to the devil ; she'll give
Mingo bellows to mend ; ahe Irada down the back
stretch and round the north bend ; tie boy ia jerking
her i he ahould'nt fret her ; ahe'a a swifter ; aha a
lika tka queer little man, gat 'a long way to go,' for
an untned nag ; hut ahe'a a beauty ; here ahe comes ;
running in right down earnest ; Mingo iamaneeuver
ing ; first mile in 2 nrnntea ; she's pulling ; boy can'*
do any thing with her; loek, she's running right
off the outside track; she'a net en tke atrain ; she
can't char the horse ; he sticka to her like bird lime
on n bee's wing ; she leads the eecend mile ; dune in
1 minute 59 seconds; she'a still in hand; at, II run
ning wild ; Mingo's coming up masterly en the third
mile; he's driving her dewn the back stretch ; that
touches her feelings ; he's going to make a push at
her round the nerth bend ; he'a into her ; he'a past
her; heehakea her off; no, ah* aticks clese to hia
haunches : ahe hanga on his hind quarters up the
nee; they re hugging each other, neck and neck he
heada the third mile , done in 1 minute 59 seconds ;
light and tight, pueh and pueh, close nnd dose, round
ihe bend ; he'a using her up on the beck stretch ;
ahe'e done for; ahe'a heen pushed too much; she
feels it; it'fell over with her no, she's gam* ? she's
making another dead set at him.
Aad ahe did thr> laat quarter, bnt it waa no ttea
Mmgo came >n like a mighty wind, and almost as
fleet - winning by thrca lengths in 7 minutes 52| se
conda? although he *h not put out to make great
time; or i e oeuld have dene it in 7 minutes 47 aec.
In Act he would have made a tremendous race if he
bed Men 'put up;' he had'nt an ounce of superfluous
flesh on his bones.
4 Well, I guess the mare' a had enough of it,' said
John R. Stevens, and he consequently drew her, and
the purse was awarded to Mingo, making the sixth
he has won since May, viz
New York, first spring meeting, - 91000
Trenton, 1000
Baltimore, 1000
New York, second spring, - - 1000
Trenton, 1000
New York, first fall, ... 1006
And he may probably be now considered the best
horse in the country.
The mile heats were ran for by five horses, Patienee,
Moss Rose, Bergen, Mortimer and Dustee Foot. Ber
f en first favorite. A good start, xnd a pretty race ?
atience leading, pushed by Moss Rose? Bergen cau
tious but ct.se, and the other two well up down the
back stretch. Round the North bene? Dustee Foot
dropt ail" and was distanced. Bergen made play and
challenged Moss Rose for a dash, but Patience put
them both out of patience, and came in cleverly
ahead, followed by Mess Rose, Bergen third, Morti
mer last. Tims, 1 min. 53 sec.
In the second heat, Mortimer mads a beautiful dash
at Patience for half a mile, and then fell ofr Mo6b
Rose then took up the gauntlet and made eome severe
pushes? Bergen also ran in round the bend, and the
three came up at a killing pace, close together, Pa
tience winning with something to spare. Time, 1
min. 50 sec.
A match race was then run by J. R. Stevens' filly,
and Major Jones' filly? won easily by the former.
Time, 1 min. 54 sec.
Yellow Fever at New Ohleans. ? It i9 declin
Mr. Bennett I received a communication sign
ed a friend, inclosing a slip from vour paper. I have
ne means of knowing the writer but by this publica
tion. If he is, as he signs himself, my " friend let
him give his name, and if the fact is proved as he eeta
forth, my course of proceeding is clearly defined. If
he does not make himself known, I can give nu cred
it to an anonymous Coruesponsbnt.
The Double Barrel.
Song of September, from. Hartley's Miscellany? by Father Pro %U
September the first on the moorland hath burst.
And already with jocund caret
EnckNimrod of nouse hurries oil' to the grouse,
And has alwuldentd hi* double barrel :
For well doth he ken, as he hie* through the glen,
That scanty will be Ai s laurel ;
Who hath not
On the spot
(Should he miss a first shot)
Some resource in a double barrel.
'T*ai the Goddess of Sport, in her sylvan ?ourt,
Diana, first taught this raeral,
Which the Gnddet* of Leve soon adopted, aud strove
To improve os the "double barrel."
Hence her Cupid, we know, put two strings to his bow ;
And she laughs, when two lovers quarrel,
At the lot
Of the w>t
Who, to ?oothe bim, han't got
The resource of a double barrel.
Nay, the bint was too good to lie hid in the wood,
Or to lurk in lw? lips nf coral ;
Hence the God of the Grape (who hii betters would ape)
Knows the use of a double barrel.
His escutcheon be decks with a double XX,
And his blithe October carol
Follows up
With a sup
Of a flow inji ale-cup
September's double barreL ,
Fdlton Ferry Outrage. ? This morning, as one
of the market boats was dropping out from Fulton
Slip, on the New York side, and getting under way
to go down the I'.ast River, she was run afoul of and
driven from her course by the steamboat Olive Branch.
The small boat had two persons on board her, and
by the activity of one of them appeared to be pre
served from injury. This man, while bravely bearing
oft his boat, demanded of the persons on board ihe
Ferry Boat, why they hnd not stopped, or backtd
their boa', or if they had intended to run him down ?
A rude and dictatorial reply was made by Jona
than Trotter, who was on board the Olive Branch, to
the cflect that the boatman must have seen "t is, (the
Olive Branch,) earning, and ought not u? have come
out, until " ws " had parsed into the slip.
One of the poop hands came forward in support of
Trotter, and told the boatmen, who had juat escuped
drowning, that when two or three of them should be
run down, they would learn to get out of the way.
In September, 1836, while holding the office ef
Mayer of the city of Brooklyn, Trotter presided at a
large meeting ot the citizens thereof, at which the
following resolutions were passed unanimously
lrf, lie *olved, That the Fulton Ferry Company
have utterly failed to provide either a good, sufficient,
or safe passage across the Fast River, to the nume
rous passengsrs who have occasion to cross at said
2d, Resolved, That the Fulton Ferry Company
have surreptitiously taken the caaksout of their boats,
and in so uomg, have wantonly expoaed to imminent
danger the l#es of the numerous persons who pass at
that ferry.
3d, Resolved, That a Company of parsons, so reck
less of human life as this Company have proved
themselves to be in this and other instances, have
forfeited all claiqns to the confidence of the communi
ty} and that the public confidence, onoe withdrawn,
?an never be restored to them under any circum
stances, let them provide what accomtno jationa they
^ 4 Ik, Resolved , That it ia the right and duty of the
Corporationa of the cities of Brooklyn and New York,
or of the coanties of Kings and New York, mutually
to agree on, and at their joint expense lo provide,
good, sufficient, and safe fames across the East Rjver,
charging only such reasonable rates of ferriage as the
expenses thereof may require.
6th, Resolved , That the Fulton Ferry, ander its
preaent managers, is, aad ha a lang been, a nuisance^
and ought to be immediately abated.
September 3, 1836.
Several members of the old oempany, knowing
their had no lawful title to their monopoly, ware
frightened, and aold out, and Jonathan TVotter became
one of the nominal purchasers, and a self constitated
director, or dictator, of the new (angled concern.
It may be well for the citizen* of Brooklyn to
ascertain how many of their Aldermen are at oak
holders in thia company. One of their number is a*
Snt in the employ meat, and m the pay of this Ferry
npany. Under such circumstances, should ques
tions involving the security of property or even life it
self, come before that body, what chance have the
people for an impartial denaion 7
Among the grasping and a vcricious monopolise with
which our country abounds, the Fulton Ferry Conn
pa ny haa always held a prominent plana.
For some ten or twelve year* past they haaa ex
torted from the public a net profit of about fifty ihou
ssnd dollars per srnum,snd they will continue to do il
aa long as tne people will bear it.
It is disgraceful to onr Common Counal that they
permit such rt ubcry to go on unexposed ; and it will
bo distracefui in the extremeto the people theeaeive#
if they much longer eubmit to it
? Own or Tttn Pbopls.
On r.'.urxiMv. Mli ulL, by the Re* Dr. Broadbead, RrvtM
R. Ha.rK u? Kl.iaoeth Radd, daaphter of Kirha-id Radd, nil
of Uin city.
On Wedar-?day, 4ih in*t , by the Re*. H. H. Cow.lMHi
DndlMr, of Mobile, to Mary Looi?e Petera, ol thurity.
On Wedn'-?day, 4th innt., by the Dr. Rrnadfcead, Hhi ry
Cathamier. of Fi*hkill, Dutches CO., to Anna Maria Betkaap,
of thta city.
On Tlmr?d?y, Mb ir*'.. Letltia Jane Palmer, nM 1* yeart,
ditrhtrr of the late Jahn W. Palmrr.
T*e friendt ?n4 rel?ti*e? of the family are rrqw*t+d to attend
the f uneral thki afternoon ai 4 o'clock, from her late r~ deace,
?n. 75 Mulberry weet
On Wedne*day. 4tli inat, In Brooklyn, L I., KarheJ Muff
ret. adopt# d daughter of J?im* W, Rarti*. and duufbtf r 8(
Valentine Smith, in the 1Mb year of her ajra.
Her fn#ndn and acquaintance* arr re.pwtfnlly invito to at
tend the funeral U?U morainr at half put U o'clock, from the
residence of J?me? W Bum*. No. 150 Knltoit MrWt, artthOM
further IxTitaiion,
Oo Wednesday, 4th init, Anna Maria, daughter of Alfred
O., and Kliiahe'th Perkhani. aged 3 yew* *1x14 month*.
Oa Wednesday, 4th iiwc, lleary Kornter, apred 75 yea* irvrf
t mnmha.
The friervt" of the family are Invited to at* rod the ftmeral
thM at 3 o'clock, from No. 58 C,r??* rtreet, i>e*r
On Wednesday, 4th iML.John Lyoa#, in the 3Mh yew #f
hi? ape.
*>ll,VH.lt Nll.VF.K NlLVklt,
TT*fr>aH rnanjfr, ?urh at ahittinf;*. *i*ivr (t?, (rn a ad five
ceot piece*, w>H Ri?e? in f?ah mpef? rf , .mrej oc ?naf
?er dvllars. Apply >u th?><fc*k <?i Uw ot; >, r,'j \\

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