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NEW YORK HERALD.
\rw Vol k, Moi??l*y, April 'iS, Isl'i.
Wnror I'iuct Willi Kn^laml (
fii ? i)0, ui. r excitement ou the Oregon question,
unit til.' r-hti. j il the United States with Oreat
Britain -This tub}* ct is the great engrossing topic
in a I <. ut let, and the new?pajK*n? ol all j'ariies ar<
i.i '.ma it .i;> all over the couutry The JVashington
iilubt, which in to l?e regarded a J the organ of the
; ivernment, and the minor inoiith-iueces through
out all the ldMihcations of the administration
I iriy, are B|\ akuig out in the ino3t vehement and
irhesitatiug manner. One tone appears to cliarac
t' tix- the democratic press, and all declare at once
ti:" ncci^j.ty, mi theirfirm determination, of sup
i irting the President in the position which he ha6
as;u ::ed. All insist thut Oregon is to be taken pos
prsHion of at every hazard.
The only expression of dissent from the over
whelming popular feeling on this subject, comes
troni the organs of the commercial and stock-job
hing interests in (he large cities,such as the Courier
and E*</uirtr, the J urnal of Commerce, and Balti
mux American.'. And nothing, perhaps, could more
strikingly demonstrate the mere sectional charac
ter, and contracted mental capacity of these agents
ot diquet, than their articles on the present relations
of ihe two countries, and the probable course ol
ev?. ut? which awaits development in;the brighten
ing future. They affect to deny that there is any
thing at all threatening in the present aspect of na
tional aflaiis?fissure stoutly insist on it, that
cotton, tobacco, and slocks, must forever control
the desiiny of tho republic? that a war is irnpo. Bi
ble, aad denounce, with an air of virtuous indigua
i o i, ail who venture to express the opinion, that to
a people experinccd in the use ot democratic
liberty, and rapidly attaining the most command
i!position among the nations ot the earth, may
possibly be committed the work of engaging in the
last decisive conflict with the monarchical and des
potic dynasties of the ancient world. The Courier
Enquirer, however, exhibits a strange mixture of
conflicting opinion... It takes all sides of the ques
tion It denounces the war feeling, and yet its
voice" also, is for war. It abuses Mr. Polk for as
suming our unquestionable right to Oregon, and
yet calls on the administration to maintain every
inch ol its ground. The Courier, it is evident, does
not know its own mind on the matter, and its rea
ders are, of course, in a state ot equal perplexity. It
is consolatory, however, to rcflsct that this state of
dubiety is not likely to lead, iu the meantime, to aity
very serious disaster.
Whilst, therefore, the mere organs of commer
cial and stock-jobbing cliques arc ridiculing the idea
ot any interruption of the peaceful relations between
the two countries, we will take the liberty of
rchoing the popular cry. What is to be done T?
What should the government of this country do i
ft is very evident that Great Britain is in earnest
in her announcement of uncompromising hostility
lo our claims to the Oregon territory. She assures
us that she is prepared to maintain her pretensions
at every hazard. She is certainly at this moment
in a very excellent condition for enforcing her
claims and carrying her threats into execution.?
She has settled her difficulties in the East. She
has satisfactorily arranged the Chinese affair. She
hits at present no particular business in the way ol
war on hand. Her financial condition is prosper
ous in the highest degree. She was never, in fact,
more powerful, more unembarrassed, more able
to effect her purposes than now. It is surely, then,
incumbent on our government to make some pre
paration for meeting this formidable enemy. The
whole country should be put into a state of defence
at once. Th? President should immediately sum
mon an extra session of Congress. The navy and
army should be increased. The militia should be
re-organized, and put in such a condition as (o pre
nent a m^re reliable means of support than an armed
mob. The defences of the country should be
made warihy of the name. All the recent im
provements in naval warfare should be introduced.
A steam navy should be erected at once, which
could be used in connection with commerce, and
be always in readiness (or actual service. Com
rnunicaiinn neiween tuc great cities along the coast
and in the interior, should be established by means I
of the magnetic telegraph. This is the wuy to ne
gotiate. We do not wish a war. We deprecate
war. It would be a great calamity. But we do
not wish to see the country humiliated We de
sire to see the country in a proper posture of de
fence, fully prepared with the means of negotiating
with honor and success.
It is most necessary that I his country be fully
impressed with the importance of the subject-mat
ter of the present controversy with'Eogland. It is
a quarrel for the right of ttay through the great
territory of the Oregon to Chipa and the East.
Kngiand wishes to seize upon that, and so main
tain her chain of communication around the globe.
It is uot a contest for the possession of a barren
territory. It is the same movement on the part of
Kngiand,'but on a far larger scale, which sought
to secure her claims in the North Eastern Boundary
question. She desired to possess a certain portion
of the North East territory bordering on Lower
Canada and New Brunswick, in order to obtain
the right of way between the two colonies. Now
she seeks to obtain the right of way between her
Canadian possesions and China, securing the means
ot obtaining swift intelligence from the Eaat, in
connection with the North-Weatern trade. This is
the magnificent prize for which England now con.
tends.
There is only one course left to the administra
tion. They must maintain their position. They
can do that oaly with arms in their hands. We,
therefore, call on President Polk to convene with
out delay an extra session of Congress,for the pur
pose of perfecting the means of national defence,
and enabling the government of this republic to
maintain itself with dignity, honor, and success.
Increase of Travej. to Europe?In no one
year has the prospects of travelling to Europe
opened so favorably an in the present. The steamer
Great Western, packets Liverpool, Siddons, Argo,
Silvie de (rrasse, See., have sailed within the laBt
four weeks crowded to the utmost with cabin pas
sengers. All the packets to sail in May, the splen
did Yorkshire, the magnificent Queen of the West,
the fiae Stephen Whitney, and popular Sheridan,
are rapidly filling np. The Stephen Whitney, we
believe, is full; the Sheridan nearly bo; and the
swift Yorkshire, to sail on the 16ih, and the stately
Queen, to leave on the 21st proximo, have more
tliau half their berths engaged. Americans will,
this year, spread over Europe m great numbers.
Movements of the New Corporation.?The
democratic members of the new Corporation had
another informal meeting the other evening, and a
number of candidates for office were selected, to
be presented to the board af.er their taking their
jcau. The following were the names mentioned
on the occasion : ?
Kdward Fitzgerald, Ballast Master.
Kdward Flannugan, J.tto,
W?i N. Uurkhtiad, Clerk to Superintendent of Streets.
W. HincUir, 1st clerk street Commissioner.
J. M. Hfury, ditto ditto.
<i. Walter*, Deputy Keeper Blackwelli Inland
li. Nash, ditto
8. T, Meek arm, Clerk id the office oi the Clerk of Com
mon Council.
A. H. Joliie, Inspector Weights and Measures
3. M. Bard, ditto ditto.
The Swallow Accident.?The aelect commit
to- on the Swallow disaster, made a report in the
Sei.ate, on Saturday, concluding by introducing a
nil for the better security of persons earned on
"camboats navigating the Hudson Iliver, which
read t.vice ,md referred. The report exone
ated every one but the pilot. It is to be hoped
nat the recent disasters on the Hudson, as well as
tnat to the Swallow, will stimulate the Legislature
H pins wmp strict laws.
hp ^ iRnrxiA IJnivsMiTf Tr?ubt.cs have ali
been settled
HlULY Important Developments Relative to
hie Late Cii inv.sk Tkeatv ?We give in this day'*
paper some very interesting developments relative
?o the n< gociation of the late treaty with China.
The correspondence is sufficiently explicit, and
presents ihe| prominent actors in that business in
the true liglit. It is quite evident that to Commo
dore Kearney belongs the credit and honor ol
taking the preliminary steps, and, in lact, conduct
ing to a successful issup, the Chinese negotiations
Great injustice was, indeed, done to the gallant
Commodore, by the ignorance, prejudice and ob
tuaeuess of the lite President and Secretary of the
Navy, and by whom his merits and labors were
kept hidden 111 the files of the Navy Department.?
But we have been enabled to bring them forth,and
and to show that not to a politician or statesman
ol the day, but to a gallant officer of the American
navy, this country is really indebted for the success
(f the Chinese negotiations. We do not mean to
detract at all from the merit cf Mr. Webster or
Mr. Cushing in the part they have respectively
taken in this business. Mr. Cushing has shown
himself to be a man of great tact and discernment,
and a good deal of talent. He conducted his share
of the negotiation with a great deal of skill and
diplomacy, but both he and Mr. Webster have
done great injustice to Commodore Kearney, in
this matter, by attempting to claim all the honor
of completing the treaty with China.?
It will be seen from the correspondence,
which we publish to-day, that all the
principal points of that treaty and the dispo
tion of mind neoessary to bring the Chinese to
make it, were i fleeted by the exertions of Com
modore Kearney?by his good sense and directness
of purpose, and the vessvlawhich he commanded,
it is indeed quite unworthy cf the fame and repu
tation of Mr. Webster and Mr. Caleb Cushing
t'-.at they should attempt to monopolise the great
merit which rightfully belongs to Commodore
Kearney.
We have also obtained a facsimile of one of the
documents in the Chinese characters, which was
received by the Commodore in the course of his
negotiations, and which we will have had engraved
for the Wetk'y Herald of next Saturday, to accom
pany this important correspondence.
The Nkw Corporation?Local Improvements.
?The new Corporation are now on the eve of as
suming the heavy responsibi'ity that devolves upon
the City Government. With the solemn warning
before their eyes, in the fate of the so called " na
tive" party, it is to be hoped that as soon as they
shall have fully completed the machinery of the
government and distributed the spoils of office,
they will at once set their hands to work and give
the people of this large metropolis of the Union,
some practical evidence of their sincerity to reform
some few of the many eryirg abuses that have 60
long existed in this city.
The partisanship and discreditable system of
ofTice-beggiug, that have hitherto operated so as to
prevent the practical carrying out of those mea
sures of reform they have (all the parties,) pro
fessed to introduce, will no longer be tolerated by
the great bulk of our community. The public
mind has latterly become more enlightened on the
subject of the governmental discipline practised
by our city fathers in the Corporatien. The system
of jobbing, with a view te bestow patronage on
some partisan favorite, has been so abused, that the
people have turned from it with disgust.
The party now in power, in order to maintain
the strong foothold they have taken, must make a
bold, a vigorous effort, to improve the public
thoroughf ares of the city. No narrow, stingy mea
sure of reform will go down with the people. We
could instance so many quarters of the city
that require improvement, so as to be able
to swell the catalogue to a large amount. Look
to Broadway The disgraceful condition of this
vast thoroughfare has been so repeatedly commen
ted upon by us, during the reign of the dishonest
imbeciles, who have been so universally drummed,
out of office, that we approach the subject again
with somewhat of reluctance.
The project of paving Broadway with blocked
granite, is one that will greatly tend to improve
itn present almost dilapidated condition. It should
be pressed, vigorously and strenuously, from the
very outset, by the new Corporation. There is no
part of our city that more requires the immediate
attention of the authorities tsan this very Broad
way. Independent of the wretched condition in
which it is placed, there are many other abuses
existing in this vicinity, that should be remedied
with promptness and energy. The omnibus sys
tem should be thoroughly reformed. The racing
carried on, to the danger oi life and limb, is only
surpassed by the impudence with whioh these dri
vers, not satisfied with having the privilege of
dropping passengers on the cross-ways, but they
invariably take up the whole space by their horses
and vehicles, so as to impede the progress of the
foot passengers across the streets. It is also in
contemplation to open, in continuation from Cana'
street, a passage to the Bowery, and to improve
the public sewers, so as to make them connect, by
the formation of a large reservoir, to run from the
latter place, and join the one in Canal street. The
opening of such a street, on a magnificent scale,
ouch as Bowery and Broadway, connecting
these two of our finest streets, and the formation
of a large public sewer, direct to Canal street from
Bowery, opens such a field for public improve
ment, that we cannot too strongly recommend it. I
The condition of the branch streets that intersect
in this line from Canal street, direct to Bowery, ]
admit of considerable improvement; and, viewed
in every aspect, such a project would greatly beau
tify and improve the localities wc refer to.
Vai.uk op the Express Links ?We are so fre
quently indebted to the express lines, centering in
this city, that we feel constrained to notice them
?their enterprise?and their value to the commu
nity.
There are three lines, which, centering here, di
verge to all points of the Union. The first is AdiflA
and Co, the Great Eastern, Southern, and South
western forwarders. They now run through to
Portlandjat the Hast, New Orleans at the South,
and St. Louis at the West. They have one or two
hundred men in their employ, who work on an
average twelve hours a day, and are remarkable
for their energy and enterprise. They take par
cels in this city and deliver them safely, in at least
a hundred different cities on their route. In addi
tion to this, they have an English and French line,
through which they forward to all parts of Europe,
by every steamer and sailing packet from New
York, Boston and Philadelphia. Indeed, their
name and business is spread over the whole
world.
The second is Livingston and Wells, the Great
Northern and North-Western line. This concern
has been on the route for several years. They
have one of the best arranged houses in this city,
for the business in which they are engaged. They
run to Albany, Buffalo, Montreal, to all the inter
mediate towns and cities, and to almost every
point on the Great Lakes. They are also engaged
m a Foreign Agcney, in which they transact a
large business They are indomitable in their
enterprise, and are everywhere favorably known.
The third line in (fay's. This has just started
into existence. Thus far it has warmed by the
public patronage, and as it is conducted with skill
and prudence, it may shortly incn aae into an exten
sive forwarding establishment. Mr. Gay runs to
and from Boston, and carries email parcels.
These three lines are of great value to not only
the mercantile classes, but the whole community.
The cheap postage system has been brought about
by them and the independent press of the country,
and they will, therefor^, continue to receive the
support of the public. No set of men have ever
di"played more spirit and enterprise than the man
ger* of this line. They have become a marked
feature of America
Libels and L'ril 8ftii,SW? tec it stated in
jome of the papers, that tomr p.r?on by the uaiue
of "Hum" has been prosecuting the proprietor ol
the Niw York Herald tor an alleged libe', contained
in a police report published ! tst euinmir, in whieh
his name was mentioned in connection with some
facta transpiring at the Police Office. It appear*
that el' er a great deal of expenditure and the em
ployment of a prodigious arrny of counsel, inciu
ding A L Jordan, Eiq , and Ex-Mayor Morris,
(Muiticuu'is Motrib) ai.d some other lawyers, he
procured a nrdict of fifty dollars damages against
the Herald
Oa inquiring into the facts of the case, we have
loum', from our police reporter and lawyer, what
they redly are, forthe truth is,that for months alter
the suit was commenced we never knew what
these facta were, or who Mr. Hunt was, or what
he had to do in the Corporation. It appears, then,
that our reporter in giving a statement of the pro
ceedings at the Police Office, coupled with the
name of this Hunt the epithet of "informer," he hav
ing given information to the municipal authorities
against certain hotel keepers who had, it >vas al
leged, contravened the ordinances of the Corpora
tion, in selling spirituous liquors on Sundays, or in
some other way. The whole gist of the libel was
contained in this 4word, "informer," and on this
point the judge (Ulshoeffer) charged the jury, that
if they considered the word applied in an improper
sense they must fiad a verdict lor the plaintiff. Ou
examining this case?the judge's charge to the
jury, and several other important points?we are
perfectly satisfied that the opinion.of the Judge,
and the verdiet of the jury, cannot be sustained
in law. It is a miserable and contemptible
muter, for fifty dollars, to carry up a case of
this kind to the Supreme Court ; but we mean
t3 do so, and if need be to bring it btfote
the Court of Errorr. We have adopted this course
because it is necessary, as a sort of defencu against
these petty suits, to ascertain precisely what the
law is, according to the decisions of the highest
legal tribunal of the. State, in relation to police re
ports, and the mode of expressing them, as now car
ried on by the newspapers. Towards Hunt, the
person who has sued us, or any ether party occu
pying a similar position, we can have no feeling,
either one way or the other. The only recollec
tion that we have of Hunf,:s his calling at our office
long after the publication in question, nnd making
some complaint about it. We replied?" Make
out a statement of your grievance as you under
stand it, and we will publish it with the greatest
pleasure in the world." Mr. Hunt, it seems, was
not satisfied with that assurance, but commenccd
a suit, and we are informed that there are eight or
ten, perhaps fifteen or sixteen, similar Buits about to
be brought for police reports, against the proprie
tors of the other newspapers in thiB city, provided
the case against the Herald succeeds.
Now' here is the point on which we are prepared
to contest the matter. Having directed our coun
sel to investigate the whole affair, we have every
belief that the charge of Judge Ulshoefler is not
sound in law, and that the verdict, ot course, must
fall to the ground. Though we mean thus to rro
secute this casejyet, if Mr. Hunt had wanted $50
or $100, as a matter of charity, as would indeed
appeal to be the case from the pathetic appeal i>f
his lawver, ex-Mayor Morris,(Multicau'it Morri;,)
we would have cheerfully contributed that sum
to aid a fellow-being in distress. Bat while we
are ready to give for charity, we will not b? inti
midated by law or lawyers. We do not believe
that the decision in the case can be sustained, auti
we mean to test it before the Supreme Court, and,
if necessary, the Court of Error*.
Important Naval Movement ?The fleet or the
Gulf of Mexico has probably bailed from Norfolk.
We learn from the Norfolk Herald of the 25th inat.
that Com. Stockton artived (here that morning
from Washington, and that the tquadron was to
leave early the next morning with sealed orders.
Annexed is a list of thr officers of the Princeton:
Commedore R. F. Stockto*, Commanding; Ed. R.
Thompson, 1st. Lieut, and Executive Officer: W. W.
Blcecker, 2nd do.;Fabius Stanley, 8d do.; J. A- w. Nichol
son, Acting Mailer; Wm. A. Christian, Purser; John A.
Lock wood, 8urgeon; J. II. Wright, Passed Assistant But
Jeon; Janes Tnoropaon, Chief Engineer; Henry Hunt,
amea Cochrane, 1st Aaat'a do.; J. 9. Kutheitord, N C
Davis, and Asst'sdo.; Midship-nen, McCawley, Conro
ver, Lowry, Sternea and English; Commodore's Secre
tary, J. P. Norris: Commodore'a Clerk, Rioh'd Grewood;
Purser's Clerk, W. H. Parks; Master's Mate, Themas A.
Tefft; Acting Cairenter, Jas.Conley; Gunner, Robert 8.
King; Biilmakar,|Chsrlea A. BartUng.
The above fleet coosistB of the
Steamer Princeton. 10 guns
Ship Saratoga. ? 30 "
Ship St. Mary 90 "
Brig Porpoiae 10 "
Total W) guns.
This tquadron will probably co-operate with that
already m the Gulf, viz i
Frigate Potomac 44 guns.
Ship "
Ship Falmouth 30 "
Brig Homers 10 "
Total 04 guns.
As above 60 ??
Aggregate 1?4 "
This will be a pretty large fleet | sufficiently large
to blockade Vera Cruz and the other Mexican
ports.
African Sqvadron.?The frigate Macedonian,
the flag ship of the African Squadron, arrived yes
terday, by the way of St. Thomas. She is under
the command of Com. M. C. Perry.
Vjroinia Election.?It is very likely, judging
from the returns already received, that the demo
crats have secured a majority in the recent elec
tion. It is pretty certain that the following mem
bers of Congress have been eleeted
Dis. 1?Archibald Atkinson,.. .democratic.
O-John A. Seddon, democratic.
7?T. N. Bayley,' democratic.
8?R. M. T. Hunter democratic.
10? ?? Bodingeg democratic.
This shows a democratic gain of one member?
in the 8th district? R. M. T. Hunter in place of
Willoughby Newton.
| Apfair8 in Hayti.?The Eliza Leland, Ciplain
Pendleton, arrived yesterday from St. Domingo.
She sailed thence on the 3d inst.
There had been a great excitement at that pljice
in consequence of the discovery of a conspiracy to
subvert the existing government. It was increased
by the arrests of several persons concerned in it.?
After the execution, however, of four of the con
spirators, order was restored.
This wae probably a part cf Herrard's party. We
have yet to hear how that chief has succeeded in
his attempt to revolutionize the island.
Late from the Capr op Good IIopr ? We. have
received the Cape Town Gazette, of the 21st oi
Feb. It contains nc news except relative to guano.
Of that article it gives the following intelligence i?
We announce that in order to facilitate the commercial
transactions connected with the obtaining of guar,o licen
ces lor Malagas Island, (SaMenha Bay,) and Patei noster
Island, (St. Helena Bay,) for the numerous ships st pre
sent arriving from iehaboa in ballast, the government
have acceded to such arrnngements with the meroharta as
will enable them to give every facility to the despatch of
vessels intended to load this valuable articli.
It will bo observed that permission is gives to irad
guano either at Malagas Island, (8-ildcnha Bay.) or Pater
noster leland, (St. Helena Bey,) at the option of th? mar
'era of the vessels, and although there are great na oral
facilitiea for loading at Taternoa'.er Island, yet the inate
li ils for a stage have bean shipped Cjt that place, and an
officer from Her Majesty's customs likewise pivccedste
Paternoster Island.
We have received letters from Salde..h<i Bay up to the
Itith icat., from which the following are ?xirac.s s?
"Everything is getting en very well on MsiaijiS !?
land; some of the Csptains are quite dn ghted with the
guano. The Captain of the Anierican snip Carton, has
made a pit, twenty feet deep, and tliss strength of <h?
guano at the bottom is so powerful, thai it wna almost
impossible for me to remain in the pit for two minn'es
?'I have boen informed that a grant many vessels have
sailed irom Ichsboe for Saldsnha u,y.
" Six vessels have taken up b. rtb? c f p ait* to Malaga*
Island, and where they sslely nd*. onumed with tten
position."
We era glad to state that the convent nee of the master*
oi vesielslying in Saidenha Biy has been atterdud to by
the government, by arrsngtmer.t* Just made for establish
ing a weekly post, to ami lioro Ho"'i -a Bay, immediately
on the beacn near the principal ^nMiorage.
Deaiii in tiif. Post Office.?One of the P.ist
Office clerks, Mr. Ward, fell down in a ft' yestrr
tUy morning, while engaged in tin duties, and ex
pired almost immediately.
Thkathxa'-s ? NJr 8mp oc is going to England
to engage new fct*r? for t>it> iheatio. Probably he
will pass uv?*r to P-.ris and brin<; out a ballet. He
may make terms with T*ftlio?i,or some othergreat
a.ur, t uher in ?ugiuud or France The success ol
the Park theatre, daring tiie I. -i lew mouths, par
ticularly during ihe last engagement of Mr- Ander
son, has been immense. The entire teason^ has
been t xceedingly irofit b!c?the best lor many
year?. The Seguins commence their engagement
to nigh', and no doubt the ?'Bohemian Oirl" will
draw mill better uudier.ces than when it was lirot
produced,the Italian Opera being then a formidable
competitor. All the fashiouable world, indeed,
may now be expected at ihe Park, for music is all
the rage in this city.
The destruction oi the Bowery theatre will hardly
nuke a void in theatrical amusements in that re
gion of ihe city. We learn that the " Bowery Am
phitheatre" is to be converted into the "Bowery
Theatre," and gives its first dramatic entertain
ment on Monday, May 5th. Tryon is manager,
and its location is capital for the succession. The
priced and process will be the same as Ihat of the
old burnt-up Bowery, and Tryon will no doubt take
the tide at the (hod. It is said, too, that Hamblin,
who has lost all the earnings of the last seven years,
has not lost his Epirit, eBergy or perseverance?he
is already preparing to build a new theatre opposite
the Hospital, in Broadway, and a superb location
it is. But, in the meantime, what are lie and the
many thrown out of employment to dol With
regard to Hamblin himself, we have had some
passes with him in former years, but we are now
willing to forget the past. With the recent sad
calamity on his shoulders, the poor man is indeed
to be pitied; and therefore we say let by gones be
by-gones, and are willing to lend him any aid in
our power. He has been punished severely enough
by un overruling destiny for any errors he may
have committed, and he really possesses a good
deal of indomitable courage and many pretty fair
traits of character. Adversity will doubtless make
him like others who are subjected to its discipline,
a wiser and a better man. What can we do for
him t
It is xuid that Hamblin is tryiag to get hold ol
Pdlmo'd. But there will be a good deal of difficulty
iu this. Dioncford, who has been rather nnfortu
nnte there, now hopes to retrieve his losses; and
Djmbleford has also, it appears, taken the theatre
lrotn Palmo, as one of the original proprietors, so
that the two D.'s are now hard at work trying to
diddle each other out oi the theatre. As both are
pretty good fdlows, both Dinneford and Dumble
tord, we shall take care to report progress, and let
the public know, as soon as possible, who is to have
Pilmo'd theatre. The fight, however, will be ter
rible and vastly amusing, la the midst of this war
between the two D who knows but Hamblin
may step into it for a season 1 Thus we go in the
atricals? bxrn, burn, burn?fight, figkt, fight?
s ruggle, struggle, struggle.
movement* of Traveller*.
Yesterday was agnin a blank day at the Hotel?.
Amongst other*, however, we found at the
Am^'.ican?Timo Dwight, Black Rock; ! Cap'. Boyce,
C >asi burveyj 8 sJ. Liidiey, IT. 8. Ordnance, and eight
others
Actor- Honorable Mr. Newton. Pitts field, Ma??.; Dr.
Vin VV>cU, Philadelphia; Niclis. Ryan, Illinoii; General
W*iJ, UcOi'gu Wilson, Bouon; Messrs. Browne and
J-.Luaau. du; B A. Lincoln, Georgia; Elward Nicaoll,
Vi)'pc.r^i<o; L. feriier, Mexico; *1 r?. Mathews and fa
mil), It ih ni.Vfirhl. Rjnn, Ctmnissioner from Illi.
r.oi-; Meiura. lunnington, Peliiam, Ice , Ethiopian Serena
ders.nud twenty otums.
Citt? lapV'S Doeatur PotVr, P<"in"ylvania; W.WiUon.
Uoioutow.i P--nnsylqania; Dr. H<cM>ade, Me; Mr. Ha.
can/.>*>, Fla; J. Van ItnnMalaer. Jr Ainany; W. H. Hyl
lier, N-'-'hfcmp oo; Geo. Koberta, Philadelphia: George
Hall, Savannah.
Fuselim?J. A Arthur, Burlii gton, Vt.; H. B.Dag
gett, Aifeau): A. G. Warner Ru?ti, W. B Hughes, o2
bew.
Globe?R Tl On l'y,Washington, Oti. Canning ham,
Philadelphia K. A. W'-Hbaeh, Boston.
St. Ocoro*'*?A. H-Bmdta*, Lowell, Man: Charles
lV Thompson. Concord; Msts-s Bm veiio and Peters,
Philadelphia, Hnnter amd Kyle, Beaton.
Waviiblt?J W OUd ling, Pr<ividrnce; George Far*,
Philadelphia; Rtv W. N?ppt'r,W. I K m ?t, Burlington;
Looii Richmond. Providence; W. R. Andrews, do-, Capt.
McKarland, SHtaiiTiah; G?orge M. Kddy, St Lonis,Mo:
and eight others. Mr Aid?rson left t'ns hotel yesterday
to fulfil his theatrical ergagi.-ne nt at Philadelphia.
Ptnonai Movements.
Col .Polk, brother of the President and Chtrge d'JJfftirtt
to Naples, leturned to this cit, yesitv-iajand lasuuedbis
residence at the Astor House
The Hon. Chilton Allan has been unanimously nomina
ted a candidate for Congress, by a whig convention of the
ninth Congressional District of Kentucky.
Mr. Kirkman, with his t table of fine race horses, in
which is the celebrated P^ytona, arrived at Baltimore on
Thursday, on their way to this city.
Col. A McDsnald, of Florida, received from the Apala
chicola Chamber ef Commerce, a set of castors worth
$101, as a premium for the best Jot of cotton of twenty
balei brought into that market.
Moses Olesson, while getting into an omnibus at Har
risburg on Thursday, was ran over and died in a short
time. He was married the evening before.
Theatricals, die.
The Congo Melodists are giving Concerts in Anna
polls.
Mersrs. P?:irce & Brown have fitted up the Grey's Hall,
Bangor, for the pupose of giving enteitainments.
June and Turner's Equestrian Company are announced
to nppear in Columbus at the beginning of May.
Howe and Mabies Equestrian Company terminated their
engagements in St. Louis on the 19th inst
The But'on pjpers state, that the concert at the Melo
deon on Friday evening, by Signora Pico and Hignor 8ao
quirico, was one of the most pleasing and brilliaot of the
season. Pico sang delightfully throughout and was
bravoed and cheered to the echo rivetting the attention
of afashinnahle and very large audience by her sweet,
clear, full, and round notes.
The Sable Brothers and Bisters, are at tbo Town Hall,
Rosbury.
Miss L. B. Sloat is about to appear in Providence.
The London Sun savs?Why is Mr. Henry Brtty the
most puzzled man in London 7 Because he never did,
does not, and never will know how to act.
iNGRNiors RcvitifnE or Ait Abtress ? Oneof the Courts
ot Justice in Paris, has lately been graced with the pre
sence of a troop of beautiful women and theatrically
handsome young men?witnesses called in the case of
MaJem? seJle Maximo versus the OJeon Theatre. The
plaintiff had been " refoimed out" of the principal port of
anew play of Viator Hugo's,and Mademoiselle Meliogne
p'lt to rehearsal in her plaoe. She prosecuted, with no
idea of paining the suit, her plea biting wholly absurd
Mademoiselle Maxime, however, had a deeper came to
play. Her lawyer so ridiculed the new piece In his argu
ment that it would never be produced 7 She lost her case,
but triumphantly attained her object.
City Intsllgsncet1
Pollen Office, April 37.?Arrbst vor Or Ann Lab
oanv.?-Officers MoOrain and Htubwaite last nigut or
r.stod a gntlenun nameu John B. Edwards, upon *
ch lrge of t;r*nJ Urceny, in having stolen one hundred
?jv,i aitri s !r?'m Mr lto"??rt C. Seabrook, of South Caroli
is, ar j resent soj-Hi-nrng at the Astor House The two
I'e.itlfmrn bad bien " hnil fellow well met" together ami
been about "sipping from every flower," lie., aud Mr Ed
ward* wan ivmn that M'. Seabrook had one bundled
Koverc'g s in his trunk. O i Thursday la?t the aforesaid
Kunk ?>s d.?r.?v<-i?d un.l-r the bed of Mr 8., anlrn
?iji' iiin t it found ihar ihf ia had gone. Mr. Edwards aud
ibly b c.mina fl sh nr?d fcuj ing breastpins, &0 , it was
xn?p>'CtH<i that he wasn't so honorable a gentleman as he
ought to lie.
AanK>T?r ? WiroiTtvn ? Officer Stephens nrrivedtbis
mflrniP* lro?B ?bimore, h?v ngin bis cmtody Mr. B.ib
by Moitii. butler krBwn si flou'hwick, en a charge of
having s'.ol'n a wagon and hxrncsi, and r horte, worth in
all about $300, the property t>l 1'imothy Townsend, about
a year since. He susceeJrdin evading justice at the time
upon itrau> tail.
Bupolabv - Tie Ci bin ?f the Italian brig Pr.ident, ly
irg t the Ion' fit MaMen 1 ?n'-.-vm hreken open last n'ght,
au't robboi of a frock coi\ h p >chethn. k woith$i4,?
?liver "t'eb. irmle t j Beitracd, all the property ol Capt.
Jo?e,h Oarni No srn:t
Coroiill'l OQlit', April !i7 ?Sijbdhi Dfath ?
Vr Moats Ward, ot I6Ui x rei^acJ'rk in the newspapi r
li pii'm-nt r f th* PiS.Otfi e Jifd jesterdav verv sudden
ly, as is ?ui>i o? d ?n a fl olB|o|l-*y. He had been com
.-la'jti g o( illness for some horns, mil was leaning upon
* table when he suddenly Ml upon the floor and expiicd.
The C "O ier ?i 1 hold on i qn< at t -norrow.
A "ot ?i- r?Thu Coron? r was called to hold an inquest
it 2>16 rtjirinff stn it, iipo<> the body of a person named
nlim.n. wt-o died at the above plauo last night. The de
ceased \vai28 rearsof He u a mariner by trade,
tad v h?ii on khore ?ni in the hahit of drinking hard, and
prob.ibly the crush of his death was apeplsxy, produced
hy the too fr-" u e of spl i uous liqiois. An inquest will
be held to marrow.
fnjierlur (!eurti
ArRiL 37.?friMirf it r$ Sank,it?The verdict in this
oase was in iavorot plaintiff, fl hW M, subject to the
tplnfou of th< Court o* a c. se to he mide out.
8tkamrr 0. V"andrkbiIiT wan safe at Wilming
ton, N. C , on toe 23rd mat.
Ohio Rivkr ?-At Wheeling, on Thursday, there
were four feet of *ater ia the Hiver.
National Academy of Dtdfn.
81.?Study from Nature by T. Ia Clttir : A
painted Pun?dtudy from Nature.
82?Portrait of a Gentleman, by Waldo Jtwett:
This portrait suggests <tu arithmetical problem?il
it takes two artists to paint such a picture, how
many would it require to paint a tolerably good
one 1 Solve it who can.
fti?Brig. (Jen A- /. Rcuvifort.of the 'M Brig
tide, Philadelphia, by W. E. Winner: Taking
away the ultra heroism and dare-devil lshuess ol
mis hero of the Philadelphia Riots, there ia much
good painting in this extensive picture. There is,
however, a sad want of wrial perspective in the
dead soldier and thedistant groups,tor they do not
seem to be lar away, but smaller men The hero
of the piece ia a bold looking " Militia man,"
and appears entirely fearless a3 he points at danger
with a dauntless face. Gen. It- is capitally drawn.
85?The late Mr Hass'er, by W G. Williams:
Tins is, without any exception the moBt detest
able attempt at making the human face we ever
had our eyes pained by looking at?" Change thy
vocation, artist j painting's not thy vein;"
86?Mrs. Geo. Jones, S. B. I Faugh ; Were we
Mrs. J ones' lawyer, we would institute a suit
against the artist for defamation of character?for
this face i9 characterless, and the fair actress is
most grossly wronged ia that point; the satin, too,
looks like water.
88 ? View acrots Frenchman's Bay, from Mount
Desert Island, Maine, ajter a squall, by T. Cole:
A glorious sky, but the oceau appears like a vast
cabbage garden.
89-Portrait of a Lady, by IV. Swain ; Weak
and chalky.
91? Italian Peasants, by S. B. Waugh : A
nicely colored litile nic'ure.
92-Olivia and Sojihia consulting the Gipsey
Fortune-teller, by A. G. Miller: The arrangements
of th? room display a nice judgment, and the figure
of the gipsey tolerably well made out, but the two
timid maidens are too timid?it makes maiden mo
desty and backwardness, qualities bo much to be
admired, ridiculous affaire.
Outrageous Attsmpt at Murder.?It has sel
dom been our lot to record a more fiendish at
tempt to commit murder than the following On Thur?
day night last, at a late hour, a gentleman pamirg down
St Francis street, observed a woman with a bundle iu
her hand stealing into the yard of a respectable family
living above Cedar street, and suspecting from her ap
pearanoe that she was on some errand of mischief, watch
ed her attentively. She was seen to approach the wall
and throw the bundle into it, which fell with a heavy
sound. When she retired, the gentleman immediately
awakened the family, and informed them of what had
Cised, stating at the same time hiit opinion that poison
d been thrown into the water. His timely and friendly
notice waa heeded, and all communication with the weil
being stopped, yesterday mornlDg searoh was made, and
a brickbat iound, to which waa attached a package ol
arsenic, evidently thrown in for the malicious and nend
ish purpose of poisoning some of the inmates of the house.
The female, who was seen by the only witness of the
transaction, ia an abandoned woman, by the name ot
Elizi Davis, but who, when in Cincinnati, went by tha
name of Ellen K. Thompson. In all the police history of
our city, we have never been called upon to record aucb
an outrage. An examination will, we arc informed, be
had before the Mayor this morning.?Mobile Herald, 19M
inst.
Thb Ottraoes in Lincoln County?We have
information trom Lincoln county up to yesterday.
All waa quiet. The meeting which was to have taken
place at Turnbull's, on Monday, was abandoned, and it is
probable that the law will now be permitted to take hold
or those who have violated it. The two Turnbulls and
Norrall were still living. It is aaid that at the time of
the first affray, a-j officer was among the assailants, with
a warrant for the apprehension of one of the Turnbulls,
and that such resistance was net expected St. Louit
Republican, April 18.
Assassination ?A letterdated Bayou Lafourche,
April 15th, furnishes the following information
" A frightful occurrence took place a few days since, at
Pincourtville. On Wednesday last, a negro belonging to
Mr. Vella, stabbed Mr. Moran Simonneau, with a poignant.
The latter had been watching the negro for several days
when on Wednesday, botween 11 and 12 o'clock at night,
he perceived him attonpting to cross the bayou He call
ed to him to atop, and rushed forward to seise him, but no
sooner had he touched him, than the negro plunged his
digger in bis breast near the shoulder. Mr. Simonneau
is not expected to live. The murderer was arrested yes
terday, tried to-day, and sentenced to he hung next
Thursday, on the spot where he committed the crime."
Broke Jail.?The West Kentuckian eaysthat the
jail of Livingston county, at Salem, was broken open on
Sunday nigUtiast, and all the prisoners escaped.
Chkatbd thb Gallows.?A man, named Am
brose H. Jones, about 50 years of age, who wa*
under sentence cf death for murdering his step mother,
at Greenville, S. C., committed auici.le, by hanging him
self in bis cell on the 14th inst. Hii wife visited him
atnmt half an hear previous to the commission of sui
cide, when he toM her it was the last time she would see
him alive, and requested her to visit the prison again at
the expiiation ot an hour. He left the following note ad.
dressed to the Sheriff
" Col. D. H?ke Deir Sir?I have saved vou the
trouble. AMAROSE H. JONES.
" I am innocent of the charge."
W A. Matthew* cannot sufficientlythank
his ueishb.iur* and friend* for their ?n?r ioni io hi* b half,
during the lute dreadful calamity to the Bowt ry J Keatre.
He uit>*a then that although four timet Tinted by the de
s'ructiveelement, he i* not yet beat, bat iatend* to conduct hit
bu*ine?* is hetetofose, tad liop?* that he shall not lo*e their
esteemed puonage.
Thkatre Hotel. SO Bowery.
Who, that has ever railed In tropleal til*
miter, ha* act admired th* beautiful Nautilm, (vulgate, Pot
tugara* mat-ol-war, tioaii?g like a fury thing upoa the sur
face of the oeeaa? and with its frail and innwy aail spread to
catch the paw'ng breere 7 Dr. GOUHAUD'S Italian Medi
cated Soap, resembles that Nantilns in its buoyancy and beau
ry-while <ts wouderlul properties in removing_Tan, Pimples,
f reckles, Hnnburu, BMlowcess, Koagbut**, Erysipelas. 8?lt
llheum. Hin|w?r<u, fce., f.?m the skin, reud.T it mcompirably
Medicated Snap ever manufactured.
GOUMAUD 8 Pondrei Subtilei are another triumph of sci
ence ; they will positively eradicate sai?iliuou* hur, without
injuring the skin. What I^ady would h? without OOUR
AvJ D'8 magnificent pr*parat on of Lily White?the most beau
'iful whitaaer nud im-Muhe er of the skiu erer invented 7
OOUttAl'D'S Liquid Vegetable Rouge his completely an
peiieded all other preparations to heighiru the colour, as it im
parts 'o rule cheeks a i?nii'*ndeiit and permanent rose tint
GOURAUD'8 .icntutir Oil has been known to restore people
f> a seuie ot Aeartnx, "fur having been deprived ot that bleu
ing fon!l\and,ereu w yeart For boning in the eu, dinnest
?if the head, esr-iche, or any other complaint arising from a itis
ordered'tyinpanuin. ties* Drcp* will be found to be invaluable.
Many a pari us imitatioru of the Dr's articles are in th* mar
ket ; the pabli'- is tnerefore particularly cautioned aga nat pur
chaling anywhere else ihtn at l)r. FKL1X GOUHAUD'S
well-known deioi tad labor a to y, 47 IValker Street, first store
from broadwa".
Ag?nt??74 Cheanut street, Philadelphia ; I Milk str?>t, Bos
ton; Pierce, Albany ; Backus Si Bull, Troy ; Seth 8. Ilaiice,
Baltimoie.
Song No. 7*
Air?" Farewr'l to the Monnttia."
Farewell to my pimples, my freckles and tan.
t o the inorphew which made trie still unlov d by man ;
I am bright now, aud fair, as an an|el could be?
Jones' 8oap, Jones' Soap, for all this 1 tlwuik thee.
Farewtll ! f?r moiecheerly I gate in tlieg'aa*,
Aud know that none ?nw can my fcrauty >urpass :
See my cheeks, how clear and spotless?I am handsome and free!
Jouei' Soap, wondious Snap, fur all this 1 thank live !
Who doubts th? magical power of th < genniue Jones' Roap 7
Nore but those, who have used bid articles?and so think all
aliae. Let us try it ouc*?its effects are si< gular?it whitens,
clears, and tender* the skin b?uiifuJ, removing quk My all
eruptions, duftgurrments, he., salt rheum and scurvy. To sat
iaf / }OUISflf, ask roar | hyticiaa what, he tt>inka< f Jonea' H,.ap,
He will te 1 yau, I use it daily iu my prao ioe." Buy it no
whe-eelse but at th? sign of the AmeuiMn Kaxle, 82 Chatham
St.: 323 Broadway, New Ynik; 139" Kulton atte t, Brooklyn;
V State street, Boston; 3 Ledger Bnildiogs, Philadelphia; 57
Hlate st eer, Albiny.
Second Cotim of Lecture* by Or Deaeli,on
Physiology, the Laws of Health ind Keform?d Practice ol tie
Hicine, will lie given at the Hall, corner of Broadway and
Grand street, ou Wedo?sday next, Arril 2flih, at half ""asO
uVlock, P. M , to ladies and gentlemen. Tne ?a ion* organ*
and diseases ol tin system will be described, a itli an impioved
method of treatment. A select cl**i of lufi-a will be *0med
each day at 10 o'clnek.and instructions gives in Physiology atd
Midwilery, and Female Diseases, illustrated by a very au)*rioi
A'-.atotoniical Figure, Plate, Models, and Wax Preparations.
Tickets for the course one dollar?single tick is 25 cuts?to be
had at No. 76 Bowery.
Asthmn U one of the moat formldnhle com
pltlnU 'hat th- a*.ilfnl phviicinn hat to contend wi It. Ttie
dilficu'ty of h-e.vhing, troublesome cough, tei 1 nfauff cati n ,
l?ins in the hi-ad, inabiliiy to lie down, <*ud tt ? fea'l'ul .in*Ifty
.>? mind Htiendin^ a paruiytm, are of(-u heyoi d endurmce. I?r.
Folgei'e Klusaoiitan, or All-liealing Balstm, is a great remedy
tor tms daeaae, p-ihaps the great* at in 'lie woild. It has p i
formed aome or the must surpriiing cures ou record All w'?
hiveever usid it, and becrme ei|?nrr>entaliy acquainted with
its elfects, prouonnie* it t" l>e th-- <i'jck st nmrdy ever known
K01 sale at the principal offi"*, 106 Nanau at one door abovr
Ann, and at Mrs. Hays' 139 Fulton at , Brooklrn.
Mirk Stomach.?Wright's In lian Vv^ftnhls Pills
of th* North A />enean (Jol'egeof Health aia a captain cure for
Sick ^timach, lire hm- tli-. I'lime (r im the b i^y tho-? -ill aa
huuiora, which are 'lie caute <>l hradsths, i.sme- aud sxk slo
mach, weak i>?rve?, l> wnnt ot spirit* and oth r dial e.s'nig
c<<mi'laiiita From tliiev to ait of raid ladia 1 Vrg-'nb'e I'ill.,
taken *veiy night 011 going to b?d, will in a shovt iin? removr
? r ry spi?aruic* of aick ft much, at iht s*m> t tne the dijrs
ton wi I h.< unproved, and the blo*d ro i-otnpl lelv iti d
th?t new life .ind vnor will I?k g ?en to 'In *li ne f-am 1.
Br.WAar. or < tt-tsTrat kits ?The public are c'U'.ioiifd
Hint >ii mitat on nrtic e, boilrd in augar, aud calbd I , (r. r
eu Indian Veaetthli I'ill*.
The only renaiuty of gftii'g tha tight medicine 1a to r?r
chiae at tli? right p ace, rto,2?8 tireeuwi'h atreef, New Y- tk.
au.l in xll c ae. be particulai to aak fjr WriRht's Indian Vege
u:<le Pill*. , ? . , .
IS. B ?Beware of all *ng r- fated counte feit I lis.
llallejr'a naflcal Pain Kitrartur, at hl>
u.ency.ti Walker atreat. ftiat *tore from I'roadway.
Deal's Hair Restorative, at h)a Agency, 09
Walker at. Ut (tore rnoM Broadw.iy.
HMtlral Hotlo*.?Tha \(lTFrtl*e.inaiita ot th*
?iew Voi!* Colleireof Mediciu** uid Pliaim icy, nal.tbliah.d foi
Jw Suppression of Quackery, la the cure .if all diaeaiea. wil'
n-teafter appear oa the fourth pa,(e nrid last rol'imn ol rtti
?aiwr. w. .1. ItlCllAHUNON, M. U;. Agint.
"'fTice aad Coasul iiu' KiK.ma of the 1 oll -ue.Naasaa stra
All PUI!ei!*lt<M? iiMbacri|.tioii* '?
laaa^n innstbe ptpl to tlie an/u ?u/Aoit*f<'Ziebai
* Co., 3 t edge, Building, Tlnru *u?ei, H'W Chestnut. Telia
?75 c nt* a month, inclnding he "?nnd.iy parar; or 64 aenW
witli iut it; delivered f ee of charge in any part of t niliii i( 1 a.
Single aapin* for sale aa above, daily, at ' o'clock-trice I
'fhe Wi:i?t.? lira*i.i> it alao for sale .vary "?'?^y irorB.
111^?Price 6X ccnts or ?3 per annum, delivered la any pait ol
Philadelphia, free of pottvge , ,1?:, ?
rT7- All the new Mid cheap Publieation* for ajle at their **
tablnhinent. a* *oon a* i**a?0. wholesale aad r?t?il
\V* 11h the e.cepti'in of one p?|?r, the Herald i?"?
is much, perhtpi, in Philadalphi*. as any paper Published IB
tliit uity, affording * valuable m'tUny to A?'"
CifRxnMiu hindad th' i|M(i U ptftl 54 0 will tp
paw ia tba HorJd aagt Cr. Ml'
MOIIIJY BURKBTi
April JIT?? P. n.
There h?ve been several movements within the past
week which it wu supposed weald effect the stook merket
v?ry utif?or?l)ly ; but they have passed away, and prices
doled yesterday several percent higher than hare been
current within the put two or three weeks It waa anti
cipated, ou the receipt of the newa hy the Caledonia, that
stock* wculd reoeive a severe blow, on account of
the warlike tone of the British ministry in rotation to
Oregon. Theae anticipations were, in a measure, real
ized, and quotations fell off within the next twenty-four
hours several per cent; but prioes soon rallied, and a
decided improvement followed. The departure ef the
Groat Western was another cauia of a temporary da.
c'.ine. The advices par the Caledonia were received in
the markets of this city on tha 33d instant, and tha Great
Western left on the 24th, so soon after tha Caledonia's
arrival that the markets had hardly time to recsvar from
the first shock of tha news received. Whenever the
bears of Wall street are in the ascendancy, and have the
control of the stook market, they make it a point to de'
press the market en packet-day, for the purpose ef affect
ing the markets abroad, whioh, in turn, operates.on our
local markets, and gives those bearing down prices a
two-fold power in carrying out their object The stock
market is in a very peculiar position. A few weeks
since, any trifling rumor, predicting a rupture with
Mexico, would depress stocks and cause a deoline
in prices of one or two per cent Even an exeitiug
debate in Congress would create a flurry among stock
operators, endangering prices, and requiring several days
to regulate and quiet down. An anticipated difficulty
with Brazil created a panic in the stock market which
required several days to allay, while our reoent ad
vices Iron Great Britain, oi a more important and exciting
nsture than has been received lor years before, had but
a slight injurious effect upon the stock market,which wad
immediately followed by an advance greater than has
been realised for at least three or four weeks pre
vious. We cau only attribute of thlsatate of things
to the absence of other speculative movements in
the markets, and a greater accumulation of capital
in the street, to be employed in stoeks, either as
permanent investments or speculations. There have re
cently been attempts made to get up a corner in some of
the staple article* of consumption in this counts y, such
as beef, pork, sugar and ooff jo. Soma of these attempts
have proved abortive, and alter a desperate effort, those
engaged withdrew themselves from the movement, and
the excitement rapidly subsided. The oapital that eager
ly coujht employment in these things, hes return
el to the sire# t, end for the want of a safer and more pro
able investment, it must go into stocks. In this way wo
cm only account for the rapid rise in stocks, in the fsce
of accounts from England, which cannot at least be con
sidered otherwise than belligerent, and indicative of
much difficulty. There in another peculiar feature in tla
s ock market. Any sorner that may be got up of any
of the fancy stocks, does not have that influanoe upon
others in the list, usual, whereas a decline in any slock,
from any cause, is sure to fccsrry others down with it?
This shows a very unsettled, fevarish state of prices, and
is sufficient to convince those interested, that it is much
safer to be involved in such as Norwich and Worcester,
Long Island and other railroad stocks, that must eventu
ally, no matter what the operations in the street msy be,
become good investments, and come back again to a point
ull as higb,if not higher,than ever yet realised. Specu
la ions in faacy stocks, having no real value at present
)r in the perspective, are generally very hazardous, and
calculated to pretty effectively use up any inexperienced
individual' who is desperate enough to go into them.
We annex a table of comparative quotations for some o f
ho principal stocks used for speculation in this msrket,
for each day of the past week, also the closing prices for
the week previous. There has been a slight improve
ment in nearly every stook in the list.
Quotations son thk raiPLirai. Brocxs m thb Maw
V OR K MARKET.
Sat.Hon. 'l'u'i
L. Island 73
.Maliawk ?
Hirlem 68# 72 71 70* 71 73# 72>l
Canton 42 43 43# 4!i# 43# <4 44#
banners' Ixtan 35 37 37 # 36# 36 36# 36
Nor and Wor 68 7?# 71# 70# 71* 71* 71#
O'lio Sixes 96 96# 96# * ? 97 97
Illinois Sixes 37# ? ? ? 31 ,39
Imliaua 33# 3t# ? ? 33# ?
Keu luck ? Sixes ? ? ? 100# ? Ml.
(Van (lives 71# 73# 74# 73 73 73;
Sroningtou 3S# 3? 39? 38# 38# 39
Eiie Kailnmd 27# 28# 28# 29 29# 29!
Vicksbitre 8W 9X 9? 9 8fc 9.
VicksburK 8# 9# 9# ? 8*
U. 8. Jj&nx ? 6# ? 6# ? 7
><-?<linaKR. 48 49 49 4* ? 49# ?
Mor.ri* Caual 3?# 31# 31# 31# 31 3a 31#
Btft Boston 15 - 15 11# 14# 14# 14#
A comparison of the current prices at the close of tha
pist week, and of tho week previous, shows an improve
MiSHET.
ton. r?y Wedy Fr\. s<u.
75# 75# 75 74H 75# 75#
58# 6t# CO ? <2 61#
mailt ia Long Island ol OJ per cent; Mohawk 3]; Harlem
3; Canton 2J; Farmers' Loan 1; Norwich and Worcratar
4j; Ohio 6s, 1; Illinois 6j, 1 J; Penn 6?, If; Stonington
1?, Erie Railroad 2; Vicksburg jj; Reading l|j Monia
Canal 1}. The only stock in tliia table ahowing a decline
in the aame period, ia East Boaton, which kaa fallen oft a
tulfper cent.
Michael Ryan, Esq., on* ot the Commiaiionara of Illi
noia, arrived inthiacity to day, oa baalneaa connect *d
with the Illinoia and Michigan Canal, and the flnancca o'
tha Slate.
Th* Baltimore market ia without change. Banka and
private capitalist! have outlet for all thalr meana, and the
legal rate of interest maintained ia all operation*. Bet"
Uainen'alor balances among the banka are frequent, and
are urged iotmany oaaea by tka constant and ateady drain
of coin for remittance to the North by the brokeia. J
Tbe Union Manufactuiiog Company ol Maryland has
leelarcd a dividend of eight per cent,- or four dollars per
ihara, for the laat year.
The value of the eipeiti from New Orleans for the flrit
quarter of 1844, waa much greater than for the torn*
ponding period in any previoua ye<tr. The total amount
was $16,784,004.
Exports raOM New Obleans.?Fibst Qvabtbb 1848.
Domtstic mrrchandiae exported in January $3,bM979 84
" *' *? F?bruary #,846,787 SI
" " " March 8,689,233 CO
Total value $18,784,?40 08
The exporta of Cotton have been larger thia year than
uaual. From Sept. lat, 1844, to April 16th, the exporta
were 711,391 balea, against 681,730 lor the corresponding
period the previous season. The exporta of Sugar thia
a naon have been mnch larger than laat, while the move
ment* in Tobacco are about the aame as uaual. The ex
perts of Flour havn been larger, while Pork, Bacon and
Lard have fallen eff The aggregate export froa New Orj
ban* thia aeaaen of the principalataplea have been greater
than ever before in the same period.
The semiannual report.'of the Bank of the State of
t Jecrgia and branchea, for April, deea not ahow any ma
?.? rial alteration in the general movement of theae inatitu
tiana. We annex a statement ahowing the aggregate
operations in April, this year and laat
Bank or thb Stats: or Uboboia and Bbatic his
Jlpril 1(44. ,/ipril 1845.
Loan*. Specie. Loan*. Sptei*.
Savannah 360,299
Autnta 275,051
llll-ilgcmll# 4H.503
Washington 144,488
ICatoolou 151,401
Omoibftn' 3,785
Mac on 188.937
illwni, 119,199
Total 1,819 898
Cir.
Savannah 278,051
Viuil ta ? 22S,:)U2
V!iilrdgerille 3.063
Washington 80,949
?'atonton 1C6 915
tiie^nsboro' 1,778
^tcm 7,809
Allien* 90,085
Total 7*5,144 895,413 673,387 383,548
Theae aggregate* givea the following comparative
rasu I : ?
1843. 1844. 1845.
? Ipril, .tyril. Ami. Inc. Pre.
Uans 1,341 SSI 1,81II 8?8 l>3.?flt ... 16.194
HP 1B8,310 3R0.521 401,510 J0,9S!>
Circulation.... S77.59) 795,141 671,^67 ... 111,7)7
Ouyosita 204,915 395,443 3*3,548 ... 11,901
i'l.e total amout ot debts 8 tie and becoming due to thai ?
->auka was, on the nth April, 1844, $1 809,980 of which
$1,341,647 49 were tunning lo matuilty, $1*7,191 80 in
in,t, and $84,198 99 under piateet. Of tha aggregate
am Mint in hind, $1,863,184 76 were conaidered good,
$?t <>89 91 doubtful, and $49 806 It bad. In October, 1844,
th.' banks h"ltl demanda amuun ing te $1,977 043 11 of
which $1,149 331 98 wereconaidcsa' goo (,$48,876 90dout t.
ml, aQj $60,448 33 bad. The aia?ta of the banka, accord
ing to these statement*, were in a bt iter condition in April,
1814 than in October, 1844 Out of debts amounting to
81 377 043 tl in October, 1844 $117,830 18 were consi lor
?d doubtlul and bad, while out of debt* amounting to
81 401 n?0 in Ap.il, 1844, only $114,796 06 were conallo.-ci
tmitiilul and had.
From April, 1M4 to April, 1844, tbe aggregate mo voire t
ivI not varied materially. A very flight decreet* In di*>
n unts aid deposits has been aubmitted to, while the de
slme In the clrcti'a loo ii a more impottant feature end a
largoi |xt c n' 1 h* inf r?iisr in apirle has heen trill,ng.
Wi-nm April, r 44 ther I a-h en ;? great Increaaoin evetjr
lepartmont but in the d.-tsount line. Tbe back* of
O^orgia api-oar o be conducted very Judiclotiily, and a
iti I t adheronro to th* prlncifile* upon which they hava
lean conducted for the p i*t two yoera, will ananre a per
null nit and productive existence. Tha banka of O torgia
v?? b< e i, in former yeaia, a* < t'eaileJ In all the d IT rent
tepidmenta as those of any other Stata In tha Union, in
proportion to thair author and latent of capital. W#

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