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THURSDAY, OOTOBKH 19, 18A7. Motto or nil Heeald.? Takt no skmplmsttro?rf damntd ropssts t?U WW them?hi* temperately- drmk modsratelp-ss 4m iMfwrmm jocwttM?lok fore ?/ (Ae luynuei?oroer m sssint go to Sod at IS?rtee at hi-mnt boy o* crodit?ftar Ood Jhmgtlty ?lave tht beautiful girls?vote against fan Bis "r all politicians and parsons to tkt dtvxL fir In about a week, or ten days, or a fortnight, we ?hall publish the third edition ef our very popular hist of Salient Houses, with a fall and curious his tory of the commerce of New Vork, for the last ten years. It will eontain matters capable of opening the eyes of some ef the European merchants and bank ers. We mean to give the Bank of England a correct history of our revulsion and our present position.? Captain Stockton knew little about the subject. In race horses he would have been more at home. Nominations.?Up to 9 o'clock last evening, the Tammany party had nominated three members of Assembly?Elijah F. Purdy?John I. Morgan, and Thomas Henriell. Come abng with the rest. We did not hear what the Whigs had done. The Late Shirwbeck?Construction of Steam- | sas.?There can be no doubt, from all thu facts known, that the lamentable fate of the Home steamer grew out of a weakness in her construction. Who built this boat? and under whose architectural skill was she constructed ? Her fate reminds us of the crash of the Josephs' banking house, erected by Haviland, which was to last till a day after doomsday, only the latter end of the steamer has been more fatal than the crash of the banking house. A few daya before the regular trips of the Home be gun, she made a short voyage to sea, and the Wall street prints, for a day or two, were as profuse in ad miration of the model and construction, as they were of the crackers and champagne of the captain. A company of three hundred giddy persons, under the influence of novelty, and in a calm summer sea, pro nounced her the neplus ultra of naval architecture? and the Wall 6treet prints re-echoed and recom mended it. Under whose superintendence was the Home built? Let us know that, for we shall know it. The Nep tune now getting ready for the same line, we have examined on the stocks, and she appeared to be al most one solid piece of timber from stem to stern, of great thickness and strength?but the Home was always represented as a feeble, weak, loafer sort of a boat from the jump. This terrible shipwreck will create a deep feeling of caution in the public mind, relative to embarking in American made steamers for sea voyagers. In Eng land their ocean steamers are powerful creatures. These solid pieces of architecture have encountered the storms of the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, the Atlantic, the Baltic, and the voyage round the Cape of Good Hope. They must be made on solid prin ciples. Who were the builders and contrivers of the Home? Further Particulars.?We have ascertained a variety of further particulars relative to the unfortu nate sufferers, those who have been saved, and their various connections. Yesterday, the house of Parish & Co. received a letter from Mr. Vanderzee, one of the survivors, for it seems that Mr. Le Roy M. Wiley of the same firm did not go, as erroneously represented in some of the papers. Mr. Vanderzee states that the Home struck on a breaker near Sandy Hook Light, going out, and that apprehensions were entertained of her safety before the catastrophe took place. It was Mr. Horatio Tileston of the house of Wm. M. Tileston & Co. who was on board, not William, as was stated yesterday. Mr. H. Tileston was the younger brother of the firm. He carried with him books, papers, and promissory notes, embracing debts to the amount of 3150,900, due them in the south, which he took for collection. Every one of these assets is irrecoverably lost. In every respect, therefore, this was a lamentable affair. One of the moat heartrending cases that we have heard of is that of Mr. Croom, of Florida, his lady, three daughters, and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Camock, ?in all six souls. Mrs. Croom is the daughter of a highly respectable lady now residing in this city, late of Newbem, North Carolina. The eldest of the three daughters, has spent the last year here at the boarding school kept by Madame Chagarf-. She is hardly out of her teens, and was returning to the south, a beautiful and accomplished young creature. Her two sisters were younger. Mr. Croom, the father, was a gentleman of the highest respectability in North Carolina, and in Florida, and was in the prime of life and in the midst of happiness. " At one fell swoop" all are gone. Mrs. Smith of Newberu, North Carolina, residing at present in this city, the mother of Mrs. Craom, has suffered much by sub den deaths of lato. During the last nine months, she has lost ten connections?six of them in the ship wrack of the Home. Who can fathom the macrata ble purposes of an Almighty Father 7 It appears that apprehensions were entertained of the Home at Charleston. The Charleston Courier of the 14th says:? The Steam Packet Home.?Yesterday, we heard it sucgruud that a steam or pilot boat should be chartered to proceed forthwith to eea, in search of the Home, but the suggestion was afterwards aban doned, when it was recollected the Snc York left hers on Tharsdsy afternoon, and the South Carolina yesterday morning?the former for New York, and the lsttsr for Norfolk?the commanders of both boats aware of theaaxiety felt for the safety of the Hmnr, and with a promise that no exertions should be spared to ascertain whether she was on the coast, and if dis covered, that ths most prompt measures would be adopted to render her assistance. Besides this, the Columbia was to have left New York on Thursday, all which arcumstances inspires a confidence that re lief would be extended, in case it was needed. It is agreed on nil hands that there was something wrong in ths management of the Home, cither in the captain, or in the owners. We demand an instant investigation. The disembodied spirits of one hun dred victims to cupidity and avarice demand it. Still FsaTHxa.? Last evening we conversed with a passenger (Mr. Helmes) who providentially es caped the wreak. He stated to us one very important fact?that the Home in going out teat on the bank mf Sandy Hook for four or five houro, thus corrobo rating Mr. Vanderzee's statement ss above. We pet the question to him, thus: " la it true that ahe struck in going oat of this port!" "Yes?" said Mr. H., " she was on ths hank four or (Its hour*." " Did no one tell the Captain to put bac* 7" "No!" said he. Mr. Holmes continued?he was in bed at the time the anfortunate situation was first announced to the passenger* He heard the danger more by the noise made by the feet of those above, and then the cnea, rather than by any other announcement He rushed frem his bod and took his station at once at the pump. The Captain then was prsssing for the shore, but it was too lato. The scene that ensued, when it be came apparent thet.the host must be lost, is too hor rible fer description-the agony of the young, the beautiful, tke doomed, ia too haur treading. Let ue draw a veil over it. Mr. Holmes was on the fore castle when the waves broke up the unfortunate boat. Upon this he was providentially washed to shore. The place to which the survivors awam or were drifted is the island of Ocracooke, at Ocracocke inlet. It is chiefly inhabited by pilots. Mr. Holmes was re ceived with the utmost kindness and attention by Mr. Littlejohn, a southern planter, who was spending the summer on the island with bis family in lieu of com ing en North as had been his custom. Every attention that could be rendered to the sur vivors was afforded by this gentleman, by Capt. Pike, and others. But the sea?the sea?it held the stiffen ing forms of the relatives and friends of those who were left?and while the survivors lifted up their voices in gratitude for their own preservation?their frames quivered at the memory of the past, and their hearts mourned for the loved and the lost with a sor row, that was not to be beguiled. A correspondent writes to us as follows;? Ysur remarks of this morning on the loss of the steuinboat Hume, are well timed, but the cause of that loss cannot be too much descanted on and deprecat ed. The weakness of the frame of tke vessel?net I sufficient bracing for the length of the keel, and the concentrated heft of the machinery. The present fashion of bracing may do for rivers, but even in this case, not so long as it would if improved. A solid wooden wall or bulwark about a foot thiek and six or seven feet high, erected on the kelson, and, excepting a diminution at each end, extending the whole length of the hold, would represent in general terms that sort of bracing which, it appear4 to me, is absolutely necessary, and would be effectual in giving the neces sary strength and security to a steamboat at sea. It will easily be seen that a bracing of this character, need not be confined to the kelson particularly, where it might interfere with the machinery, for in lieu of this, two or more walls of less thinkness may be dis po?f d in sush manner, lengthwise in the hold, as to produce little or no inconvenience to the stowage or accommodation of the boat. Let ship carpen^rs look to it. A SuBSCRf^a. 9omel hliiff Funuy. American Hotel, Oct. 17, 1837. Dear Sir,?Mr. Pell has requested me to ask you to copy the advertisement relating to the furniture of this house into your paper tomorrow morning. The bill for the advertisement can either be sent to Mr. Pell's office, or the hotel. A word from y?n as to the general character of the house, its furniture, wines, plate, pictures, Ac., would serve me at this moment; and as, like the Phenix, I am about to rise again, you would not, I am sure, re fuse your influence and aid on this occasion. Believe truly yours, Edward Milford. To James G. Bennett, Esq. "Refuse my influence?" Certainly not. The gen tlemanly, correct, and very superior manner in which Mr. Milford has always kept the American Hotel, causes jn every feeling heart a pang of sorrow for his misfortunes in the general revulsion. That he will "rise again," I have not a doubt. His talents, in dustry and energy cannot be hid under a bushel, while he is on this side of the green sod. I with sincerely that he may have a splendid sale, and an early revival in a new form. But as to advertising at the request of Mr. Pell, the auctioneer, and sending my bill to him, I will not do the thing. I dislike all the auctioneers and their sys tem from John Haggerly up, down and roand about. Mr. Pell is an amiable man as an individual, but as a living peg in the auction system 1 am opposed to him. I once atked him to advertise in my paper, when it was struggling in the difficulties of parturition. He refused?very politely?but he refused. Now, for sooth, when he thinks it can be of a benefit to him and his business, he says, "copy my advertisement and send your bill." I'll b$ d , ?no swearing before ladies, if you please?well, 1 will do no such thing. If he wants to take advantage of the great circulation of the Herald, let him Bend the advertise ment and the cash for it at the same time. I am no loafer, now at least, to tag after any one for adver tisements. I owe no favors to the auctioneers, ex cept to Franklin & Jenkins, who always behaved like gentlemen and men of business. The Blecckcrs, when I gave them credit, disputed nty bills, and when I compelled them to pay, they scored me. I despise all the auctioneers from top to bottom, alwaysexcept ing the fair female members of their families, for whom 1 have the deepest respect, though I never saw one of them. Their system is bad. It has generated speculation and overtrading?and above all it has spoiled the good feelings of John Haggerty, who, ac cording to his own evidence en oath, was originally an amiable man, born in New Jersey, without a sin gle pair of breeches. Apropos?Still ready I am 10 receive a check for $500?still ready. VT Jesse Hovt A Co. are very busy collecting funds for Barney Bates, in order to keep his mouth shat till after the election. Harney wrote a letter to the "party," probably in the following strain :? Gentlemen,?1 am very much in want of money, having expended my last shmpiaster today, and un less I get the needful, I will not be able to hold out till the election. I wish you would collect for me 31000 or so?any kind of monev will do?for although I go in my paper for the gold and silver currency, very little of it 1 have seen of late, so help me God ! I have labored much for the " party, and think I have claims on their benevolence. I first began my career as a Unitarian preacher, down cast. I soon found, however, that religion was poor pay,but thinking that a change would turn out for the better,I became a Methodist for a while. Vet I found little money. Putting down the devil was worse pay than putting down the federalists. I then turned my attention to politics, and was an Adams man a few yours ago, when I thought that party might sucoeed. Mr. Adams, however, was defeated, so I about ship ami became a Jackson man. In the Jackson Van Buren ranks I have been a faithfal laborer. I hav* preached, prayed and said " amen" for them at a low price. In th? Post Office of this city, I used to sit at my desk all day, and quietly rec'inmg on my bottom, watch the clerks do their duty. I labored also a great deal in the newspapers. I used to wnte many arti cles for the Evening Post, shewing how all the merit of managing the New York Post Office belonged to me. While in that office, the clerks were receiving 3600 per annum for working fourteen hours at merely sorting letters, I only received 32,500 for thinking for them, and taking care that they did their duty. On the accession of Mr. Coddington, he being an old Dutch codger, I was put to copying records?so I had to leave, because I can do head work best, but even that I can't well without cash. I trust you are in favor of the cash system in all party movements?I am when 1 have it. I will thank you, therefore, to collect for me 31000 and hand ltjnrie over next Saturday, or I must go the way of the "Times." Barnbt Bcssle. We really trust that this pathetic appeal may open the purse strings of " our perty." Something HasTdsomi.?Gentlemen, do you wsnt to know where you can get a pair of beautiful gloves? an elegant stock?a piece of linen exquisitely made up?or a profusion of the sweetest smelling perfume ry ? Go to No. 30$ Broadway, nearly opposite Rec tor street, which pasees Trinity church, where many dull sermens are preached to some of the prettiest, well-dressed women in town. At 80$ Mrs. Davie, a very amiable and respectable widow, with her pretty orphan daughter, not out of | teens, you can be served in the most graceful and pleasing style. Ye of the Globe, (of the Adelphi, of | Bunkers, of the Atlantic, and of the City Hotels, not forgetting the very splendid Waverty House about to be opened in that neighborhood, will find Mrs. Davis and her pretty daughter very attentive and very indus trious to dispose of these articles, all for cash, en the real locofoco system of trade. Ge and try. Old Lira Livurooi Packiti Black Ball.? Today we commence giving a table of the paaaagea of the following ships for the year ending Sept. 1, 1637. The longest oat ward passage was made by the South America, being 361 daya?the shortest by the North America and Columbus, being 16 days. The average outward passages of the whole, was 22 days. The shortest average passages were made by the Orpheus, being 19 days. North America. Europe, Columbus, Hibernia, Sauth America, England, Orpheus, Oxford, North America, Europe, Columbus, Hibernia, South America, England, Orpheus, Oxford, North America, Europe, Columbus, Hibernia, Mouth America, England, Orpheus, Oxford, The longest and shortest homeward passage was made by the Europe, being 46 and 23 days. The average homeward passages of the whole was a frac tion over 33 days. The shortest average home pas sage was made by the Orpheus, being 31 days. Sailed from Arrived at Liverpool, yew York. Days, England, Hept. 3, Oct. 7, 34 " Orpheus, '? 16, " 13, 27 " Oxford, Oct. 7, Nor. 8, 32 " North America, " 16, " 17, 32 " Europe, Nov. 9, Dec. 25, 46 " Columbus, " 20, " 29, 39 " Hibernia, Dec 20, Jan. 27, 38 " South America, " 21, " 19, 29 " England, Jan. 4, Feb. 8, 35 " Orpheus, " 17, Mar. 2, 44 " Osfore, Feb. 3. " IS, 35 " North America, " 18, " 21, 31 " Europe, Mar. 4, " 27, 23 " Columbus, " 19, April 15, 27 " Hibernia, April 3, May 2, 29 " South America, " 16, " 18, 32 " ^England, May 4, June 8, 35 " Otoheus, " 18, " 12, 25 " Oxfed, June 3, Ju'y 10, 37 " North^Ameoffca, '? 19, " 30, 41 '? Europe, July 1, Aug. 10, 40 " Coil." bus, '? 19, " 27, 39 " Hibernia, Aug- 1, " 30, 29 " South America, " 16, Sept. 15, 36 " England, Sept 3, Oct. 4, 31 " Orpheus, " 16, " 14, 28 " It is perceived by the above statement, thai the Packet Ship Orphens Captain Burnley was the average crack ship both outward and homeward. Sailed from j\ew lork. Arrived at Dayt. Liverpool. Sept. 1, Sept. 27, 26 " '< 18, Oct. 9, 21 44 Oct. 2, " 30, 28 44 " 18, Nov. 5, 18 44 Nov. 1, " 26, 25 4# ? 16, Dec. 5. 19 44 Dec. 1, " 19, 18 44 " 16, Jan. 13, 28 44 Jan. 3, " 27, 24 44 " 16, Feb. 3, 18 44 Feb. 2, " 18, 16 44 ? 18, Mar. 17, 44 Mar. 1, Apr.1 5. 35 44 ? 16, " 14, 29 April 3, " 21, 18 14 " 17, May 8, 21 44 May 1, " 17, 16 44 44 ?' 20, June 10, 21 June 1, 20, 19 44 ? 16, July 7, 21 44 July 1, 19, 18 14 " 17, Aug. 4, 18 14 Aug. 1, 24, 23 44 " Sept. 7, 31 41 The Exploring Expedition.?Mr. Philosopher Reynolds, the excellent historiographer to the Explo ring Expedition, walks Broadway with eyes erect. He has reason. In a month, this scientific squadron, greater and more magnificent than any nation ever sent to sea, will be ready to sail. All the vessels are now in our harbor, forming a crescent around Castle Garden, and the Battery, where the pretty ladies look and sigh upon them day after day. They are now tak ing in their stores?essences of soup?elixirs of beef steaks?and the prima mobile of hams. A three years' voyage reqaires some preparations for the cui sine. Can't we get up a parting fete and ball for the offi cers and sarans of this squadron before they start for the great South Sea ? The departure of this splendid expedition from New York, ought to be made a na tional rejoicing. Who car. give us an account of the parting of Columbus, kissing the fair hand of Isabel la of Spain, before he mounted the wave to discover this great continent? Shinplasters in Autumn.?The North River Ex change Shinolaster Company has shut up shop and run away. Sing Sing or Blackwell'a Island have thus lost their own. The other concerns are very busy passing off as much of their trash as possible, before the first frost eoraes?for, like all epidemics, the shin plaster fever cannot stand the touch of electro-mag netism. " You are very fortunate," said a gentleman to a landlord in Wall street. " How 7" " Because you did not rent your office to that shin plaster company." "I was afraid they would net pay." "That is not the greatest danger. In a few months, these rogues will Bhut up. The people will crowd to get the trash redeemed. Not finding the rascals, who knows but they may tear down the buildings 7" "My Cod !" said the landlord, ?' Let me have my honse insured?'tis next door." Shinplastib Newspapers.?The following news papers have published and puffed one or more of the shinplaster concerns now engaged in swindling the community [iutnri. Po litiei. Circulation. Evening Star, . whig, ... 2200 Evening P'itt, ? locoioco ? ? 1200 Huilnon'* Expre**, loafer, ... 560 Sunday Nrwn, ? loafer, ... 1200 Trannrript, ? loafer, ... 250# Daily Nf?i, ? lueofeco, ... 750 Hudson's Express and the Sunday News came out against shinplnsicra on their first appearance. They are now warmly in their favor. Last week they paid otr their workmen in lets of this worthless trash, issued by the American Exchange Association. "There aro reasons for roasting eggs," aa Sancha Panza says. Who can trust the honeaty of such prints? vt We are informed that the Tammany party mean to raise the cash by selling out the old furniture left by the conservatives, and to advertise in ths Herald all their political nostrums, banking principles, and declarations of faith, in the same way that Doctor Brandreth, Doctor Williams, and Doctor Chabertdo. This, if so, is the wisest thing we have ever heard Tammany set about. If they can raise enough of the hard money?of the real constitutional currency? we'll ease them of as much aa they plensc?and then pat them and call it " capital locofoeoism." And so it is. Indeed I begin to think that the locofoco sys tem is the system of God and nature. Adoration to wards lovely woman is a locofoco principle?and charming woman herself, in all her beauty, elegance, grace, and brilliancy, ia only a locofoco, capable of creating n perturbation, a radical revolution in any honest man's heart and feelings. If the Tammany party advertise in the Herald, they will save money by the operation. Success to the cash system! vr The ragged locofocos?not the lovely female ones?will hold another very elegant riot in the Military Hall, of the Bowery, tonight. Any person whose coat has too long a tail, by going to this meet ing, can have it shortened into a decent jacket gratis. Others who are " werry much in vtnt ef a blaek eye," as Samivel Veller would asy, will also be accommo dated cheap. Bruises and broken ahina quite plenty at no cost. Any whig who is seen there must make np his mind to lose his breeches at least?so he had better leave hia pocket book at home. It is also under stood that a collection will be made to run the banks for epeclc aa toon as they resume, about 12.87 having been already collected in shinplasters. Glorious! N. B.?If any police-officers shew their noses there, they will get moat awfully pulled, and no douceur. Of course our worthy police, like Dogberry, know their duty better than to be seen there. fir How many blockheads has Doctor Barlow the phrenologist got in hu> gallery? American Imatitute. We resume our notices of the numerous articles in the Fair, and ft rat in order we will speak of Artificial Flowers.?Some of the most beautiful and spleadid specimens of artificial flowers that we ever saw ia any country are those aent by Mrs. Pinch beck, of 269 William strut. The materials used in the excellently regulated and extensive establishment belonging to this ingenious lady are mostly manufac tured oy herself and the young ladies in her employ. And we know not which most to admire, the beauty and splendor of the materials, er (he judicious and tasteful manner in which these materials are arranged. She sent seme most splendid specimens to the Me chanic's Fair, for which she obtained the medal and diploma ; but her articles to be seen in the present ex hib ition as far excel the former ones (beautiful though they were) as she herself and her beautiful assistants excel all others in the manufacture of artificial flow ers. She has sent three superb bushes of flowers, which we think greatly superior to those manufac tured in England or France. The first is a Japonica or Japan bush, and there semblance to nature's productions is so striking, that a beautiful little Connecticut child of 11 years of age, yesterday stopped before the flowers, and calling to her father, exclaimed, "oh! dear papa, do buy me that beautiful Japonica bush, for it is much prettier than any we have in the garden at home !" The se cond bo(juet \% an exquisitely grouped collection of fall flowers?beautiful in their arrangement, beautiful in their materiel, beautiful in their detail, and beautiful in their tout ensemble! But the chef aaeuvre of this lady's taste and ingenuity is to be seen in her rose bush. Celebrated as she has been as a florist for many years past?unequalled by any on this side of the stormy Atlantic, and excelled by none on the other side, she has, if we may be allowed the expres sion, excelled herself, or at least all her former pro ductions, in the rose bush to be seen at this fair. It is worthy of such a fair, for it is a fair specimen of the ingenuity, taste, and industry of the fair of our fair city. Fair indeed they are, and fair are their produc tions? "There be none of beauty's daughter* With a beauty like litem." Hundreds of ladies havs stopped to admire these threo beautiful bushes, manufactured at Airs. Pinch beck's, and that number will be swelled to thousands before the present exhibition closes ; and in a word, none so superb have ever been seen in this city either of foreign or domestic manufacture. But it is not at the Fair of the American Institute that the fairest specimens of the taste, industry, and skill contained in Mrs. Pinchbeck's establishment are to be seen ; go to 269 William street?to her show rooms and work shops, see the exhibition there, of beautiful artificial flowers, and of beautiful natural floweis, videlicit forty young ladies from sixteen to six-nnd twenty; and if you are a married man you will certainly empty your purse in the purchase of artificial flowers to adorn the person of her you adore; and if you are livingstngfe-handed upon this sublunary scene, and are whole-heortcd when you enter her house, if you dent leave it with a less fraction than one fourth of your heart we are no prophet, and you are no true man?or at least as the inimitable Dogberry says ,? " Yon are not the man we took you for." We have all read of the painter, who produced a picture of a group of flowers and fruit so exquisitely finished, that " the birds of the air" flew at and peck ed that part of the canvass representing the fruit.? Rut this fact, important as it is, was thrown complete ly into the shade by a circumstance that occurred yes terday. About a dozen bees (tolerably sagacious ones too,) were continually flying and buzzing around Mrs. Pinchbeck's three bushes, and settling on them, put out their probocis, and endeavored to extract sweet ness from those things which possessed sweetness only when taken in intimate connexion with those sweet girls whose sweet fingers gave them " A local habitation anti a name." We have devoted somo considerable space to speak of the productions of Mrs. Pinchbeck and her fair young helps, (all of whom by-the-by, would make excellent help meets for any worth y young man about to begin the bustling business of life on hisown hook) We say we have said much of her and hers, but not a syllable more than truth is our warranty for; and in conclusion, we say, may success in this life, beyond thy most sanguine expectations, attend thee and all connected with thee, Mrs. Pinchbeck?for richly do all deserve success, here and hereafter! Thou art most ingenious and industrious thyself, and thou hast made many others of thy sweet sex equally so with thee; thou hast brought this branch of manufac tures to a high state of perfection, and if you meet with half the encouragement you deserve, very few suns will roll o'er our heads ere the importation of ar tificial flowers will be Among the thing* that were?bnt art- net! Remembered a* a dream. or tale of eld, T?ld by the trophies of the dead! This branch of American manufactures is by no means so insignificant an affair as at first sight it may seem to-be. Three or four years ago, there were artificial flowers imported into this country to the value of ninety-five thousand dollars in the space of twelve months; but owing to the excellence of Mrs. Pichbeck's productions, and those of one or two others, that amount diminished one half in two years. Mrs. Pinchbeck alone, has had at one time no less an anaount of artificial flowers than ten thousand dol lars invested in the southern trade, much of which has been cut off by the late revulsion in commercial matters. She usually manufactures cigh: thousand to ten thousand dollars worth nnnunlly in prosperous times, and employs from fifty to sixty young ladies, some of whom earn as much as six dollars in the course of a week at the business. She supplies coun try merchants and milliners far and near with artifi cial flowers so closely resembling the French, and packed in the French style that they have frequently been preferred by good judges to the best flowers im ported direct from Paris. And here we would state a circumstance which, whilst it speaks volumes in favor of our own manufactures, makes the very soul sicken at the mawkish and shameful folly of our would-be set-the-fashion ladies; they will purchase none but foreign flowers if they know it. whilst we are actually shipping quantities of artificial flowers to Europe, those in New Yerk being preferred to those in Paris or London. Every large city in the Union, is engaged more or less in this branch of business ; but the amount made annually in New York, exceeds that of all the others combined. We have four principal manufacturers of the article here, besides half a dozen who do but a trifling business. They manufacture, annually, arti ficial flowers to the amount of S5d,00i, at least, and employ over 260 young girla. The business was be gun in thia city nearly half a century ago; but it is only within the Inst five oraix Tears that it has been carried on extensively, or brougnt to a high state of perfection. Mrs. P. has also sent a very superb model of St. Joseph's church, made entirely of shells, all as white as 'driven snow," the ingenious production of a ta lented young lady of her establishment, a Miss Jane Marka. Numerous as are the models of various de scriptions in this exhibition, admirable as they are in design, and beautifnl in their finish, this splendid specimen of shell work stands unequalled for inge nuity, taste and beauty. It is composed of six thou ?and shells, and was made by Miss Marks in sixteen consecutive evenings, and were it not, as Shakspeare says, folly " To gild refined gold, Or paint the lily," we would say that it it is exceeded in beauty and finish, only by the fair creature whoae taste and in genuity produced it. Sealing Wax. ?The manufacture of this article ia not extensive in the United States, although as far aa ugh aa i it does extend, it ia an important one. Until, com paratively, a recent date, all the sealing wax used in the United States was imported. At the present pe riod there ia none imported worth speaking of; all, or nearly all, being manufactured in this city, by Mr. IJutler of 222 William etreet, who is also extensively and profitably engaged in the manufacture of excel lent articles in the way of marking ink, indelible ink, copying ink, red ink, and writing fluid. It is peculiar to the sealing wax made by Mr. Butler, that it is very adhesive, burns free, whilst it consumes itself hut little, and leave* a seal entirely free from smoke; it ia also noted for great brilliancy of color. Mr. Rntler's specimens ia the Fair are of" surpassing beautyone large stick weighs sixteen pounds, it is beautifully variegated, and looks like marble; it ie ralued at fifty dollars; three other sticks are also valued at fifty dollars; and the entire assortment of wax in Mr. B's. ease cannot be worth leas than two hundred dollars. It ia impossible for ua ta describe the case, the assort ment is so varioas?the designs arc so beautiful and novel, and the colors so brilliant, that they can only be appreciated by actual inapeetioit. Mr. Butler an* hie assistant can mauufacturo, with ease, enough *?aling wax to supply the whole conaumption of the article ?the United States; as they already supply the South and the West India Islands. There is one other manufacturer of sealing wax in this city, who makes, what is called Kidder's wax. The amount of capital invested does not amount to more than five thousand dollars, and not more than five hands are employed in the business. We have tried Mr. Butler's inks and sealing wax, and can re commend them as the best articles in that line that ever came under our nonce. Tablet Strops.?At Wilson's pocket book case, are Saunders' superior tablet strops, which do away en tirely with the use of the oil stone. They hue four sides, each of different material, and two ouiot pock ets with steel clasps for razors. They are the best ar ticles of the kind ever sent to the fair. In strop mak ing in this city, six manufacturers employ twelve hands constantly, and have a capital invested of two thousand dollars. Imitation Painting of Wood.?There are several splendid specimens of paintings on table tops and pannel so as to imitate wood, but the most superb article we have seen in the course of our lives is the painted table top at the end of one of the avenues in the saloon, just where the stage used to be ; it is an imitation of buhl-work and rosewood, and not only surpasses description but actually exceeds belief when seen. No praise can be too great to award to the skilful artist, who has produced so splendid a speci men of painting that it is preferred to the real rose wood and buhl work. The table cost fifteen dol lars, the paint is valued at twenty-five dollars, mak ing forty dollars for it as it is shown at the fair; and a table of the real wood fashioned after it would be worth two hundred dollars. Stock Frame.?There is a silk stock frame in Davis' case that presents the most admirable specimen of stitching we may venture to say ever seen in tho world. It contains no less than thirty thousand stitches; there being from seventy-five toenehund cireel stitches in each bristle. One young lady in Mr. D.'s employ did it in a day and a half. Twenty thoaj sand stitches in one day?she ought to have the pre^ mium for stitching, for industry, for neatness, for regularity, and when we see her, perhaps we may say for beauty also. No lady young or old, handsome or ill-favored, neat or slovenly, fast or slow, regular or erratic, should forget to inspect this most admirable stock frame. If weknew the young lady's name we would certainly chronicle it; for "'Ti? just to give applause where'tis deserved." Iron Roof? There is an instructive model of ant iron roof close by the Guyon cotton press model in the alley entrance, the rafters of which aro of iron, and which is fire proof; the invention is in use in this city. Horse Power.?A model of horse power next to the above deserves inspection; the lever or bar to which the horse's traces are attached, turns on its own axis, and the central work is so constructed that only three cogs ars working at the same time, so that n very small amount of friction has to be overcome. It is an admirable arrangement. Ellen Tree.?Close to the above two models is a painting of Ellen Tree, by a boy, which is a better likeness than nine cut of ten different cnes now in circulation; but the chef dceuvre in the matter of this lady's form and features is to be seen in the gal lery of the saloon, on the left side as you enter, ft i? a chalk engraving of Ellen Tree as Violante; the likeness is the most excellent we ever saw; we have scanned it with one of Samivel Veller's patent double million magnifying gas microscopes of extra power, and cannot detect a defect in it. It is perfect; and although an engraving, has all the delicate softness ef a chalk drawing. Harness:?At the end of the saloon is a splendid set of four-horse harness, valued at 6S00, made for the celebrated Tacon, the Governor of Havana. Bet ter we are certain, for we examined it closely, was never made in any country, and it is made by the orders of the merchants of Havana, who intend to present Tacon with tlit* harness, 4 horses, und a splen did carriage now building in Newark. Thsre are on ly six maniifacturers in tnis city of first rate harness; they have a joint capital of sixty thousand dollars, and employ about sixty hands, who earn from twelve to thirty dollars per week. There are in this city at least fifty manufacturers of all kinds of harness and saddlery, who have a ioint capital of forty thousand dollars. There is no harness imported except, here and there a solitary fancy set, by a private individual: The principal part of the harness manufactory in the United States is carried on at Newark, where it is so much mixed up with the carriage business, that it ean scarcely be considered a separate concern. There are however eleven manufacturers of harness and saddlery in Newark, whe cannot have less than half a million of dollars invested in their entire establish ments, for one house alone has a capital of one hun dred thousand dollars, and employs in brisk times over 206 hands. As the manufactories and stores of Newark ancf New York are closely connected in many instances, we here give the list of the Newark manufactures, which we obtained in a recent visit to that place :? Coach smithf, 12 Trunk makers, 3 Coach mokeir, 9 Coach lace, 2 Soring makers 7 Boi lace, 2 Natter<, 8 Iron founders, 2 Harneaa and Saddle, 11 Whip makers, 1 Boot and Shoe, 4 ? Mould maker*. 24 M These eighty-six have a joint capital of scarcely less than five millions; they export, when business is brisk to the south, annually, goods to the amount of not less than eight millions; and they m*nufacturo for consumption and use in this neighborhood not less than two millions. Southf.hn Express.?New Orleans dates are up to the 11th inst. The yellow fever had not entirely ceased?hut was rapidly declining?strangers were still cautioned by some of the prints of that city.. Thoy had belter stay away for the present. The gale of the 7th did more damage than was at first supposed. We obtain the following from the New Orleans Advertiser. Extract from the log book of the brig Margaret, arrived from New York?which reports "that on the 2d instant, the island of Cuba in sight, was chased all day by a piratical schooner, apparently a Spanish' vessel, with a crew of 70 or 80 men ?towards night the schooner neared the brig and ordered to come to; th< ;order not being obeyed, the pivot long gun of the pirate was pointed and matches lit, to fire into the Margaret- in consequence ol such preparations the brigliove to. A boat was lowered from the schooner and several men, armed with musnets, pistols, cutlas ses. Ac. put off to board the brig; a heavy sea running ana the w ind blowing fresh ; when about midway be tween the schooner and the brig, the boat sunk. The Margaret immediately made sail and stood off before the wind. After some delay, the pirate again gave chase. The M. after running some time saw a brig on the wind, nnd lost sight of the pirate for the night. Next morning saw the schooner at anchor on the Tortugas hank?she a third time made chaso for the MargBret until night, when the M. put out her lights, hauled close to the wind four hours, and then stooid on her course. In the morning saw nothing of the pirate. Sessions Coubt?Senttnce Pay.?After a tcdions, badly managed, and unimportant session, the court closed yesterday, after sentencing the following pri soner* :? Parid Synder, passing counterfeit money?Stat* prison 5 year*. John iVilliame, burglary 3d degree?State prison I year*. John Taylor, do. do.?State prison 2 year*, & months Henry Xnrman, do. do.?State prison 6 years. Ma tinev O'Brien, do. do.?State prison 5 year*. John Sulliron, do. do.?State prison 3 yeers. John Smith, grand larceny?6 years. John Rhotlee, do. do. 5 years. Wm. Blake, do. do. 5 years. John McPonough, do. do. 3 years. iMvtrenct Reynoldt, do. do. 2 years. John Jackeon, do. do. 2 years. John fjtwi*, do. do. 3 years. Matthew Howltcken, do. do. 4 years and 6 months. Jamee William*, do. do. 3 years. John Clarke, penitentiary, 1 year. John Coak, do. 6 months. Wm. Mc Permit, Veepaeian Ayreo, and Hiram r?rtdlr,for assault and battery, wore each fined fi eto^ Tnc WoonwosTH Bawnrrr 10 doing well. 1 have 910, sent me by anonymous person^ which I shall send Sammy today.