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NTEW YORK HERALR
Mew York, Sanrrfa/, VpHamlwr Oft, IW.
THE whsslt BB&ALO.
THE BATTLE FIELDS OF C01TRERAS
AM 0 CHCBDBCSCO.
The JVeekly Herald will be ready at nine
o'clock this morning, and will be as replete with
interesting mutter as any sheet we ever issued.
It will contain a full synopsis of the English
news received by the Britannia ; the reports of
the foreign markets ; an interesting letter from
Mr. Bennett, on the financial crisis in England.
It will also contain the Latest news from the
ueat of war, which we may receive by < xpress
or othe-wise, and the latest general, political and
run-ellaneous news from all parts of the United
States.
To >fford the public facilities for correctly und-manding
the detiils of the splendid battles of
C <ntr?-rai? and Churubusco, we shall publish in
th? tVtekly Herald a plan of the battle-fields,
taken from a sketch of the ground made by
Lt-ut B-*aurezard, of the corps of engineers,
for the New Orleans Picayune, and will republish
the engraving of the " Approaches to the
city of Mexico."
This will be an excellent paper to keep for
future reference.
Another View of Great Britain.
Our artist his eugr*vrd un excellent view ol
th* monster steam-r Grent Britain, ?s she apP-^r-d
t>fi-r she b>-gin to float off Dundrnni
S "d>?. We shall pnblii-h it id to-morrow's litraid.
Th? Pruipi ct t f P<-ace.
W? stive ijic t. tt?-r ip'in Timpico, nnH published
i i 1.1 Patria, in full in th11? day's p>per. I
w*? bri'-fli' r'-frrr-dt<>, yest-*rd y, inourSoutheru
t--le^rM|ihic report. Thnt it is all gitri'non4if
cl-ar nmigh, but we publish it partly to indic
11- the course the M-xican authorities may
t.ik>- it a treaty is made wi'h the United States
Witnt-vrr th* terms m-ty be th* miss of thM
xic^n people will b?* mide to believe th a w
b?w given up every thing to M-xico for the Sik?
of peace.
*toveiiieiit? In Poililca.
The United .State*, for about twelve monthpr^c-ding
a p'e^idential election, presents a spec
tide which increases diily in internet until the
d"* m cai-t, nd the sueC'-B-f il candid ite inducted
into the %Vhit?* Hoime at Washington.
Th- i iitritruen of the wire-pullers, the shuffling
and *hif>ing of political parties, th* marchiOi/
and counter-marching, the false attacks and the
real att cks, the retreats and ndvunces, and all
the petty movements which politicians resort to
lor the purpose of advancing the cause to which
they are attached, irrespective of t >e public weal,
are completely unknown to the people at larg*,
and would, if presented to them in all their naked
d-for'uity, astonish and amaze them. The curtain
once lifted, light would shine in, and the.
picture presented to their gaze would amuse and
We have long contempl ited lifting this curtain,
difficult though we knew the task to be ;
but we think we can procure a lever which will
accomplish it. We are making arrangements to
station in the capital of every State in the Union,
and will extend them to the new territory as
soon as peace is declared, to have in our own
employment a special and confidential correspondent,
well acquainted with the movements
of the politician?, and who, having no interest
with any party farther than to obtain from it
inklings of its scheming^, will detail to us, in
the form of correspondence, all the manoeuvres
which all parties, through their leaders, will resort
to during the coming canvass to deceive
and dazzle the people out of the man of their
choice, and elect their own especial, favorite if
they can. Those arrangements will soon be
completed.
In the meantime, we give in to-day's paper a
letter from Pennsylvania, one from Ohio, two
friini Massachusetts, and so on, which detail a
few of the secret workings of the politicians in
thm* States, and open to view the work for the
people for the next twelve months.
Tile Difficulty between Qcntnl Kearny and
Colonel Kreinont.
It is much to be regretted that difficulties, in
regard to r?mk and obedience to orders, arise
occasionally between the officers of our army.
They detract from the character and efficiency
of the service, and, in one instance at least, a
misunderstanding in regard to rank was near
blasting forever the name of as gallant an officer
as ever lived, and one who, by deeds of valor,
his proven himself worthy of the proud position
he holds, and the favorable notice that the government
took of his bravery and disregard of
danger in conflict with the enemy.
Tne officer we refer to is Colonel Worth?
now Brevet Major General Wonh ? whose
services in the field are so well known to
the public and so highly appreciated by the
army and the country. A slight misunderstanding
about rank induced that officer to resign
his commission and leave the scene of
w*rj but, fortunately for himself and the
country, he altered his mind and again assumed
his station. Like a gallant officer as he is, ha
forgot ho private grievances when he saw his
services were needed; and it is due to him to
?v that thf nrrifirf> nt his nrmnnul leelinfrs on
the occasion was highly honorable to him.
The next most important difficulty that arose
between officers in regird to rank or obedience
to orders, was that which occurred between
General Kearny and Lieutenant Col. Frrinont,
both as fine fellows and as brave men aa ever
faccd aa enemy. The former wan appointed
Governor of California by Commodore Stockton,
of the navv, and entered upon the duties of hia
new office immediately after his appointment.
When General Kearny arrived there, and, by
virtue ot authority from the government of
the United Stat??, instituted himself govrrnor o!
that part of Mexico, and assumrd authority
over Com. Stockton and Col. Fremont, which
Com. S and Col F. would not and did not acknowledge,
a serious collision at once pccurred
between these otticers, the result of which was
that Col.' Fremont wm placed under arrest by
Gen. Kea;ny, and sent to the Umtwd 3tat*s,
where both he and Gen. Kearny arrived a short
time since.
The matter will now be investigated by a
court martial, or court of enquiry, the judgment
of which will be looked for with much
interest by the people at Urge. Our only motive
in referring to this matter, is to point out
the loaa to the country from this difficulty, and
not to express any opinion on the merits of the
issue between these two officers. Of that we
know nothing, and will be satisfied with the
decision of the court of enquiry. It is clear,
however, that the country is temporarily deprived
of the services of both in consequence of it.
This is to be regretted, for both arc valuable
officers.
We perceive that Colonel Fremont has published
a long letter in the Washington Union,
addressed to ihe Adjutant-General ot the United
States, dem tnding a copy of the chargcs tiled
against him by General Kearny, and requesting
an early trial; " desiring that the public mind
m>y have something to rest upon in answer to
the accusation made against him, until the trial
shall enable them to make their own decision."
A* we before remarked, we have not formed
r"
ay opimoB of the merits of the difficulty bs.
twcca L ol.. Frsmont and Gen. Kearny; but we
must sty that we think the publication of that card
at his request, will; do more injury to Col. Fremont
than it will do good. It will be looked upon
by the public, as an effort to prejudge the case
fur which he has demanded atrial. This is the
view we take of it, and knowing Col. Fremont
to be as valuable un officer as any in the service,
and entertaining lor him profound respect and adi
miration for his valuable services and researches .
while engaged in the exploring expedition, and
his important services iu California, as well as |
for his previous soldierly demeanor, we sincere [
ly regret the publication of the card referred to.
It is to be hoped that civilians having nothing
to do with this difficulty, will not be allowed to
.intrude themselves before the public on the trial,
| or be allowed to take any part whatever iu the
i proceedings thereupon.
Tm: lT. S. Stsamkr Lroark.?We mentioned,
yesterd.iy, that this beautiful craft was cruisint!
I about our bay on Thursday, for the purpose of
testing an apparatus constructed by Capt. Ericsson,
to furuish a constant supply of fresh water
for i?er boilers. We omitted to state that this
important experiment has been prosecuted under
the especial direction of Mr. Secretary Walker,
and that the honor, in the event of success, will
belong to hiin of having solved, what all mu.-t
admit to be the most important unsolved problem
in ocean steam navigation. Among the gentlemen
associated with Charles H. Haswell,Esq.,
engineer in chief of the U. S. Navy, in conducting
the experiment, wtre Thomas B Stillman,
John II. Towne, Cxeorge L. Schuyler, r.otessoi
\Iapes, James McFirluud, Lewis Taws, Captain
Fr?2?-r, ot ihr r? venue inuiinf, William Sewel],
Jr , and W. W. Wood, of the U. S. N., and Win
A. Liglithall. Several gentlemen interested in
steam navigation were prese.it us invited aue.-ts,
among whom were S >muel M Fox, E. K. Collins,
Will am Kemhle, and J D. Van Bureu, Lbquirvs.
The report ot this commission, Horn
tue great interests involved, is looked for with
great anxiety
The Ocean Sieameks.?There appears to be
a heavy business doing at present in the way of
repairing ve.-t-els; every dock in the city is occupied,
and apparent!) engaged for days and weeks
to come. T:ie emergency has spurred theownerb
nf the doiks to nome purpose; altterations and
improvements h >ve been made, and the powers
and capabilities ot each fully tested. A goc d
deal of competition exists between them, and
each owner ia doing -ill that c?n be done to add
to the efficiency ot his dock. We noticed in the
vicinity ot t.iese ' chip hospitals," disabled vessels
from ull parts ol the world waiting their
turn. The new balance or box dock has been
> 0 much improved within a few days, that the
new steamship Northerner, measuring 210 feet
keel, rests upon it as safe and as free from harm
as if she had been moored at the wharf. The
Britannia is on the sectional dock, immediately
alongside tue JNoiinerner. Inese steamers both
look well hih] are pretty much of a size. Their
models, peculiarities, &c., are in full view,
which, to the lovers and patrons of naval architecture,
are worth a visit.
The Approaching Elections.
Georgia Oct. 4 Mississippi. Not. 1
Arkansas " 4 Louisiana " 1
Florida " 4 Texan " 1
Maryland 44 0 New York " i2
South Carolina. .. . " 11 New Jersey " 2
Pennsylrania " 12 Massachusetts... . " 8
Ohio "12 Delaware " 9
Michigan Not. 1
CONGRESSIONAL NOMINATIONS.
We gaTe the names of the candidates in the seTeral
States, so far ax known, a day or two ago. There is no
alteration to be made in that list.
Gt'BEKNATORIAL NOMINATIONS.
Slates. IVhig. Den.
Ur.oriiiM D L. Clinch, U. W. B. Towns.
Maryland. , . W. T. Uoldsborogli, P. J. Tbomw.
Michioan.. . .James M. K.dmunds, K. Hansom,
Mt5iM?irri... J. R. Matthews.
Jersey William Wright, Daniel Haines.
Maii'tti, Caleb rushing.
Pen.n James Irwin, Francis R. Shunk.
Nalivr. Jtbo.
" E. C. Heigart, F. J. Lcmoyno.
City Intelligence.
The Weather.? We had a heavy rati storm yesterday,
commencing about 4 o'clock, and the rain towards
evening came down in torrents, particularly about H
o'clock. The wind bl< w S 8. W. The thermometer at
12 o'clock. M. stood at G8 degrees The streets presented
their usual guttery and flooded appearance during a
rain storm, ana several of the cross-ways were impassable,
in consequence of the accumulation ot filth and gutter.
The new sewers suffered considerably.
IArrivai. ok Emigrant Passengers.?The number of
emigrmit paiseugers arrived at this poTt during Thursday
last amounted to lit).
DisHtrCTARLE Transaction.?We are informed by a
correspondent that a disreputable hoai and frand was
recently practised on the b-nevolent portion of the com
munity It seems that ticki to for a concert, to be giTen
(or (he benefit of one Win Dickerson, a disabled fireman.
at the American Hall in Broadway, on Tbnrsday
evening, the 23d Inst., wore curried round the city and
sold at the price of one dollar each. At might be expected.
a large number of them were disposed of. The
purchasers proceeded to American Hall, to hear the coni
cert, but on arriving there, they found the door* locked,
I ana on liiquiritjg 01 me Keeper 01 m? nan. were luioruinu
that no such concert was to lake place there. If nil that
our correspondent ssyit be true, there is no doubt that
I the aff.tir wuh a fraud and wo hope the Author or uuthois
will be discovered and punished
' The Kine Aiitj ?Quldor's paintings of Christ healing i
' the sick io the Temple; Chrut raisin* Lazarus from the 1
; dead, and Death on the Pale Horse. forming a fine col- i
I lection of historical sul'j>-ct?. will open in the National
Academy of Design to-day. Quidor Hal a pupil of the
celebrated Jsrvis
Death bv Rupture or a Blood Vtiitu-Coroner
Walters wan culled yeeterday to hold an luquest upon
the body of John Connelly, a native of Irelaud, aged 85
years who died suddeuly on Thursday afternoon From
the evidence adduced b> fjre the coroner. it appeared
that the deceased bad, fur soma time past, been employed
lu carting foundation stones and bad lately couiplniueu
thit they were too heavy tor hitu to lift; and that in a
f w minutes after going home on I hursday evening, he
seized hold of a fellow workman and said, " Pat, I am a
dead man j I am oil and then commenced vomiting
Mood, and continued doing so until be expired Ver- t
diot, death by rupture ot a blood vessel in the chest.
Daow*>:n -Tun coroner held an Inquest, also, upon
the bo<)y of a boy. nine y?ars old, named Peter Donnelly,
who left home, lit CUrk street, on Tuesday no*u las ,
and was not again seen until found floating in the (1 p
at the foot of North Moore street, yesterday. Verdict?
Death by drowning.
Common Council.
Board ot Ahiitist Alueihis, Bept. 34?Llnlus W. j
Stevens Esq Presideut, in ibe chair. A special meeting j
was called this evening fur the purpose of taking into I
consideratiou an ordiuauoe passed by the Board of Al- I
ilurmen relative, and In favor of reorganising the Medical
Department of the Alms House The report and r?
RDluilODl ntiupu-u uj me uu?ru ' i /\(u?riuru, wuu low
unimportant ameuuineuta. were concurred In.
Madiioii S7narr?The report lu favor of confirming
the aaeeaanmnta in the matter of opening Mttdieon
e<iuare,waa adopted.
V Hint of .imrttnrs?A communication from the
Comptroller, recommending the ehUbliahment of a
Hoard of Aaaeasors, beiug document No Ji of the Board
of AM'Htant* laat year, ?iu then read, and ordered to he
print' d for the uae of the memhera
Jir.trmLhvt'i\t.?The Committee on Ketrenobmeut
then preaunteda report ol coi.aiderable length, in which |
wan *?t forth in deUil the expenaea im.un-ed in the seve- '
rai departm-nta of the city government, and the opinion j
of the committee, aa regard* the poe?ibllity and manner
of Hi.y reireLChmout Uierew. With reaped to
the Police depHitinen', on account of the pollaemen b.v .
iog ippolnted for term of two yeara at a tlxed salary,
nothing in the w?y of retrenchment could be realized in
that ijum'ter In the AIpjh Houae department, the expei.at
it for provlalona alone bad for aome time annually
*u? uuted to *13<;,000, that In 1?44 ration* were aupplied
at tiie rale of ? * c*nta per day only for eich. and reoommended
that the aainn courae be again adopted; that the
I table In litllevue Alina Houae, l.unatio Aaylum. 4cc Inn ,
. in lien thereof allow thoee who had been entitled to
' imiTd, a Miitkbln amount in money The report next
1 recommended Rome r-hang* In the management of lightlug
atreeta with oil, by whinh It win believed that a material
aavmg would !.? effected. The cleaning of atreeti
I bj contract waa next atrongly urged in the report
; 1 he holding of all the election* on the day of the genj
eral election, by which two thirda of the expenaea at
preaent inr.uimd would be aaved. The aervlng 01 eublioenna
by policeitirn, inatead of by apecial officer*. la re
commended aa likely to aiive tbe city about >4,7(M) Annually
I he propriety of ptyitg the (bounty Clerk fixed *!ary
and cut i.fT nil l*.-a, dlxo urged; likewlae the policy
of depriving the oounaela for the corporation of all
chaui'e of prea- nting claima tor alleged apecial aervicea,
for which >iti,(i()(i waa chanced during th? last year, lhat
hla predeoeeaor claimed Jill 000for piofeaaional aervlot-a In
addition to hia salary. while it UKually noit about $4,000
every time the caaea, in which the corporation are concerned.
are transferred from one oouiimI to hia rucoea[
for in office The report, lu conclusion, on account of
the freijuent ehangea in the city government occaalonirg
correapondiug changea in the management of city
alUira and additional expenaea, recommended that Al
dcrmen ahould bo elected for a term of three year*. one
third of the whole going out each year; that the Board
' of Aaaiatanta ahould be elected annually, in accordance
Iwith tbe plan adopted by the Charter < onvention The
report wan ordered to Be printed The Board then adjourned
TkMtriwII amt MmM.
Pa** THUTii.-llli. Mowatt and Mr. Davsnpcrt
MP?** M iiirii| ?iTiliwr?i ? 1?,?'
ui to-night the Mm* performer* wtll appear la Shakspeare's
oornedy of " Much Ado about Nothing " The
Be* farce, " Love in Livery," of which we shall take
full notice when our oolumns are lea* crowded than they
are at present, will be ad dad to the evaalng'a anuiements
The admirer* of Mn Mo watt muit bear In
mind that thit is her last engagement In thla oountry,
prior to her and Mr Davenport'* departure fur England,
where both are engaged to appear the earning winter.
We have no doubt that all who appreciate native talent
will do their beat to make thl* engagement a* *uooea*ful
a* any tbut Mrs. Mowatt has entered Into since her
dtbilt.
Bowksy Th? athk.?Within our recollection, the
manager of the Bowery Theatre ha* not lisued a bill that
ha* given more solid and real satistaotion than that including
the "Carpenter ofltouen," 'Holer the Tell of the
Tyrol,'' and the Yankee burlesque the "Lady of Lyon*."
These three pieces have been received In the most favorable
manner, and have been applauded every night they
were performed We think the manager shows good
taste, and a desire to please his patron*, In advertising
tin ui lor this evening, for we doubt if be couid issue one
that would give more amusement to those who patronise
his theatre. The Bowery Theatre is a very attractive
pluce of recreation, and can be visited by the m< st faatiuious
portion of the publ c, without danger ot seeing any
thing oalcuiated to mar their amusement.
Chatham Thkatkk.?We are inclined to think that
the C hatham Theatre cannot bold all who will apply for
admission there thl* evening, beoatase Jim Crow Rice's
benefit is advertised, and a bill, the equal of which for
novelty and amusement hat not been produced during
the whole season, is provided for the occasion. The
first pieca tc be performed Is the nautloal drama, " Tom
Cringle's Log." then a fairy dance by Mis* De Lnralne,
then the comic Ethiopian opera, " Bone Squash Dlavolo,''
then a double Irish jig. by Mr and .Miss Yates,
and then the " Virginia Mummy,'' which it is unnecessary
to say a word about, beoause of its being so well
aod so favorably known to the patrons of this favorite
establishment.
Palmo'i Or*** Home.?One of the good actors now
pUyiug in New York. Tom Placlde, whose service* have
been si great to the Ravel family, takes his benefit this
eveuiiig The uerformauoe detonated for this dramatlo
? (>?* will be oue o* the b*?t of thin season. It will con*
ni?t of the firnt kct of ' Giselle," that oharmlng fairy tale,
b Jlefwhich h?s mnd" by itself mora money in the
Uirted Sutes thin all the other pantomime* Then
will be played next, a cnta-dy culled "John Jones. P P ;
or. The Man aud the Tiifer '' rhis farce la said to b?
>ne of the best ever perf rmed at Palmo't theatre The
whole entertainiraut will conclude with " The Midnight
/WhuIC : or, the Italian Brigand-"?a series of tuhlraux
oo,iled from the celebrated pictures of Horace Veinet,
who stands in France at the head of alltheotber artists
Bowkkt AurHiTHKATiE ?It is easy to see that John
Uo<>gin. the celebrated down and pantomlmi?t. perf rms
at the Bowery Amphitheatre, and that the equestrian
performances, and oth r feats nightly performed at this
itabll'btnent. are prop-rly sppreciated. or it would not
be so well patrouUed as it is Every night it is Riled by
an audletie* whose uppliupe?longand coutinui d?bfai*
Videuou of the Kra'ideation they enjoy When the
H 'Hand and Carlo families perform there, the house
iQuxt bu enlarged so as to accommodate all who will ati
end
Herz and Sivori'i Concert?This grand musical
whioh will take place on Tuesday next, will be an
vent in oar city These two wonderful artists, perf
rming together on the rame evening, will undoubtedly
attract a numerous audience, which, we hope, will fill
tbe benches of the Tabernacle. Besides all their own
attraotion, Iler/. and Sivnrl have secured tbe services of
the charming and talented cantatrioe, Madame Kleuiy
Jolly. This fair singer, who gave but one conoert in
New York, during the month of June, and left behind
her so many admirers of her thrilling voice and perfect
method*, will re-appear with a frecher voice than before,
lor she has been rusticating and breathing the pure air
of the country during the summer. Signor Kapetti, tbe
leader of the Italian opera, will direct the orohestra.
which will be composed of the beat artists in New York.
Mkchinici' Hall,.?Yankee Hill and Dr. Valentine
who are at present exhibiting their wonderful powers at
Mechanics' Hall,have no reason to be dissatisfied with.the
manner in which their entertainments are patronized.
Their merits and talents are acknowledged, and duly appreciated.
We have not heard whether tbey will remain
here longer than this week, but we are under the Impression
that they will not. If we are mistaken, we shall
take an early opportunity of correcting ourselves
Sig.nor Blitz.?If the reputation of this great necromancer
aud professor of ventriloquism, was not as gTeat
at it deserves to be, we would not see his entertainments
so well attended as they are every evening. Since his
appearance this last time, the Society Library leoture
room, the plaoe where he performs his tricks and deceptions,
has been nightly tilled with a large and seleot
audience, to whose amusement he ministers in his own
peculiar manner. There is to be a performance this
afternoon. Sue advertisement.
Da. colvkb'f Model Personifications?The third
representation cf these exhibitions will take place this
evening, and we cau say that nothing that could offend
the most fastidious is oonoected with them, and that
they ought to be seen by all admirers of the fine art*.
Postponement or Madame Bishop's Concert.?Madame
Bishop's concert, which was announced for last
evening, was postponed on account of the weather, and
Madame B.'s health. The concert will be given next
Thursday evening
The Theatres of the Citv.?The new theatre on
Broad way is fast approaching completion, and will, says
the manager, positively open on Monday night. The
exterior of the new building is imposing ; the front on
Broadway Is an excellent imitation of free stone, three
inrlva hi.fh A ha&vv rarnlna. with miuiHivn unroll work
support, gives a highly finished appearance to the upper
part, while six columns with very pretty capitals support
it from the ground story. There are six windows iu the
second and thesamj number in the third story, each
surmounted by a cornice corresponding in style with the
regt of the front. These windows are to be glazed with
stained glasa, and,when all Is completed,will undoubtedly
produce a beautiful t-ffect. The entrance to the first
aud scoond tiers of boxes is to be on Broadway ; the entranoe
to the third tier and gallery od Anthony street.
The interior Is fitted up with a degr. e of taste,
and with reference to the comlort of the audiance,
which at once speaks in favor of the management.
as understanding where their true interest lies
The house, it ia calculated, will seat 4000 persons The
scats in the first tier of boxes are moveable, but conform
to the shape of the circle; they are, In fact, so many sofas,
well cushioned, and covered with Frenoh tapestry of excellent
quality and good colors. The seats in the second
tier ami parquette ere well made with whole backs, are
also well cunbinned. aud covered with crimson plush
i n? third tier and gallery are comfor<ably fitted up, but
of cnnrse there is mote paint and less cl'>th In these ui per
regions In the second ti>-r there are 13 rows of bwnclies
; iu the thild tier there are 20. I esides three additional
ones, back of all. designed as a gallery for colored persons
The ceiling over the parquxtte is painted with
h indsoiue designs, beautifully rol~red, adding grt-at life
to the whole of tbe interior of the building The circles *r
ttie curves oft he boxes are ornamented with French scroll
work, which is laid on papier m*i he. This work has an
admirable tffeot?it is at once light snd rich. The cir
cle.-> are suppnrted by sixteen fluted iron columns, with
handsome cspitals in the first tier, the same number in
the Be ootid tier, and eight in the third tier. Tbe prosoenluto
is a beautiful nfTitir. The arch over the curtain
is supported oti either side by twooolumns painted either
? K,tu . ...... I,. V. r tlt.i .... , .? H.a. . rwl
capitals with gold. On the arch Itself ts painted, in the
centre abf;iu'ifulpieo* representing twofemale figures In
graoeful altitudes, while between them is an eagle bearing
lu bis beak n thleld, on whleh is painted the American
stripes. On ibe left (of the spectator) Is the portrait of
Washington and on the right that of Lafayette The stage
1* large aud capable of giving great effect to scenic displays.
tahhatix, lio The saloous In the front part of the
house are large, and. It is to be hop-a, will be kept In s
manner <o cuoiport with the rest <>f the appointments of
the house. We understand that the house will b? light
ed very much In the same style as is the Park Theatre
which will do, if the gas company which supplies them
does not fail to give them enough cf the illuminating
Quid. The new theatre 1s now fairly in the lists enti re I
us it competitor with the Park and the Opera bouse
which is now building up town, f,<r the patronage
of thw fa-hionble public We bare already published
a list of the names of the gentlemen and ladl- a
who form the company. Many of them are not kuown
to New Vorkerf, ai.d will havo to make their way to favor
or disfavor by their own merits.
While the Broadway Theatre lias been in course of
preparation, Mr. Simpson, of the Park, has not been idle
He nits made arrangements to meet, with becoming enterprise,
the responsibilities of new competition, and liis
arrangements are now such that he will, without doubt,
In Id his own
The new opera house, In Astor place, Is advancing towards
completion, and will, in a short time, be ready to
welcome Klioiors Sanquirico and Pati'n corns of musical
artists. With all 111 < inducement, the fiMhlonable
public, who are inclined to attend the play or the opera
will not be in want of sufficient inducement, during th$_
oatnq winter. And the other theatres will, wltiiout
doubt, have their share of patronage. The Bowery never
need to entertain a fear; and the ( hathuni can command
udieuces an lonj us it offers the Inducements which It
has offered during the past season The little Olympic,
also probably c intlnu's to receive its share of patronage.
Kroui present appearances we cannot do otherwif?
than to entertain the opinion llvit there is an active
theatrical season ahead
Miss Wemy?sls playing at the Pittsburg theatre.
Augusta was to dance last night and to-night at the
Minerva Hall, Kuchexter.
Torn Thumb Is iu Portland, Me.
Madame Ablamowlcz gave a concert at Columbus.
Ohio, on the 16th innt
The VleniiOise children were still at Montreal at last
dates They took a benefit at the Theatre Royal on Saturday
night.
Mrs Hunt was to commence an engagement at St.
Louis on the 13th lust
Dan Marble is playing at Pittsburgh.
Rockwell St Co 'a Circus Is at Halifax! and the performers
are highly eulogUed by the press of that city
Professor Klsley and sous, lately arrived here in the
French steamer Union, are not announced as yet for an
eibtbition. We hop*, however, that we shall soon have
the pleasure of seeing them perform.
I*>Hm Inf IHgwirn
'A Charge of Grand Laretn y.?Ofltaer Coatallo, of the
Otk ward, wmM ynUrtoj a mam MlUd WUUmb Piobest,
on a charge of iteallng Tartan* articles valued at
$130, th? property of Martin Koopman, No. 30 Chrystle <
street Detained for a further hearing I
Robbery ? Home export (look thief filtered the eabm 1
of the eanel boat Koman, "u Thursday night laet. white
lyiogat Whitehall slip. and carried off from under the |
head of Captain Wbaley. while asleep, a pair Of panta- i
loons. In U?? pocket of which wan a wallet, Ontainluir
b?tweeu t"0 ^ud $90 in bank b lie ooneieting of a $30
| and a i-> bill on the Orange Co bank, the rest in (ID
j bilia on the Bank of the 3tale of New York. No arrest
1 at present. I
Jin exiting a Female.?A warrant was iMued yestorI
day by Justioa Drinker, on the oomplalnt of an interesting
female, by the name of Margaret Jackson. residing at
, No 341 Centre street, against George W. Vesey. who I
; violently assaulted her, causing several bruises on her j 1
person. The process was placed in the hands of Captain
I MoGreth for servloe. ! !
Stealing Money ? Officer Henshaw, of the 8th ward,
| arrested yesterday an individual oalledWUliam Stewart. ,
j on ths charge of stealing money from the store No. 60ti>? j '
I Greenwich street, belonging to Kilen Anthony. Justice I
lloome locked him up for trial. I <
I Arreet of a Convict.?Offloer 8hadbolt, of the 10th ,
ward, arrested yesterday a young man called Thomas : <
Jones, alias Moran.an escaped convict from Blaokwell's I
Inland, and Juslioe Drinker sent him back to his old J '
quarters In orler to finish bis term of sentence i >
Stealing a tock-t Book?A. man by the name of <
| Amos Martin was arreted yesterday. on a charge of
dealing a pocket book containing $34 93. from Joseph <
RoJri jUfs, steward on board the bark Vernon. Justice 1
lioome looked him up for examination. 1
In tke Cote of O'Nril.- A few davs ago we noticed '
ih? arrest of two men. named Karrell and Carroll, on a }
charge of robbtag Wm O'Nell of $60 The wife of one '
of the accused parties, thinking to obtain her husband's 1
liheration from prison, paid $3.) to O'Neil, as his portion
of the stolen money li was rumored at the time tnat '
a compromise had been effected; suoh. however, was not (
the case, as Counsellor Terbune. who was engaged by
O'Neil for the prosecution, advised his client to receive j
the money, as a part of that stolen, whloh money was J
paid luto Court, to wait the event of a (rial.
Charge of Faint Pretencei ?A complaint was made 1
yesterday before Just ion Drinker, against a young man 1
by the name of H-nry 8herard,a young law practitioner,
located in Mr Van Hovenburgh's office, in Chambers *
street, charging him with haviog obtained from a poor I
woman by tne name of Ann Donahue, residing at No. 15 '
KUiibeth str-et, $6 by false and fraudulent ri-preeenta- 1
ttous. It sppears that the husband of this woman had *
rutin arrestee ma uiif'll prrviuun im u'ius ??u>.
and oo bring brought before Justiae Drinker in <
tlia morning, at seven o'clock. received a reprimand 1
and discharged About an hour afterward* his wife
came to the polioe offloe in ordw to learn what disposition
had bean made with her husband, when she was
met by Sheratd in the police office, who requested her I
to come down to hi* offloa. and ha would obtain the re- I
lea*a of bar husband. On arriving at the law office, he i
nsked h-r if she iiHti any money; she said, " Yes, a $<>
gold piece " Well.'' said he, " I ean get your busbsnd
out for that: $3 muntba paid to Justice Drinker, and $3
for myself" The money was paid in order to liberate
her husband, but shortly after, she ascertained that her
hurband bad bean discharged by the magistrate early
in the morning, consequently the complainant declares
that the accused obtained the $5 by false and fraudu
lent reprtadorations A warrant was Issued for the arrest
of Sherard to answer the oharga.
Law Intelligence.
Superior OornT. *ept 34- Before tha Chief Justice?
C D Hr Lillirtid ihl vs B rrrote and Prior?This was
an action of a**umsit. growing out of the following clr
cumstanc**: the defendant* who are commission merchants
in this oity. received from Htonington. Conn., a
lot of whalebone to be sold on commission The plaintiff
called at the defendants Btore and purchased it at
.14I{ oents per pound, tor shipment to Bremen. The
urtlole was represented by the defendants to contain 193
bundles and to weigh 21.056 lbs. It was next given
to a weigh master to be weighed, and carted to tha ship
in which it wan to be sent to Bremen. In order to put
the proper marks and numbers on it. so that it might be
easily identified at its port of destination, the plaintiff
sent his (l. rk to mark and see It weighed After tli?
weighing w?t> finished, it turned out there were but 1K7
liunjles. and was short in weight 1267 lbs. On delivery to
the mate of the ship, which was to transport it to Bremen,
it was also counted by him, and found to contain only
187 bundles. These tacts were reported to the plaintiff,
who afterwards met or called upon one of the defendants,
and told him there was an error both in the
number of bundles and in the weight, and he wished to
have the matter inquired into before the vessel left port.
The latter replied, that even though there might be an
error in the number ef bundles, tha weight was all right,
or at all events it should be made right. Upon this understanding
tho plaintiff paid the prioe of the whalebone,
and tha vessel proceeded on her voyage. Upon her arrival
at the port of Bremen, it was again counted and weighed,
and found to contain but 187 bundles, and to be
pbort in weight 12oti lbs; the defendants were then apI
nlUil tn trt ?uf,ind tha rliffuran/iu* Hilt, thnw vnfnaml and
' the notion ia now brought to recover tbo value of 1260
I lbs, at 34X cents per lb. When tte plaintiff closed hi*
eviJence, the defendants' counsel moved for a nonsuit,
on the ground that the plaintiff had made a voluntary
! payment, with full notice of the error; that tbo defendants
have paid over the proceeds to their principal, and
ought not now to be called on to refund out of their own
money. The motion for a nonsuit was denied, and defendants
ordered to go into their defence. The defence
was mostly technical.except that evidenoe was given that
from the fact that whalebone is mostly stowed with the oil
! and that for the preservation of the oil in southern latlj
tudes, it is necessary to keep the casks continually wotI
ted, in oonsequence of which the hone imbibes a large
quantity of the water; that plaintiff examined the artlI
cle at the defendants' store before he made the purchase.
I and that he w+a cognisant of all the facts, and bought it
| a little below the market price; that it was weighed by a
man of great experience, and that plaintiff's clerk was
| present and saw every pound of it weighed. The weigh'
master was produced, and swore that the weight was
correct, but would not answer for the number of bun|
dies. Other witnesses were produced, to show that the
I weight might have decreased ou the voyage by evapora!
tion. The Judge reserved the question ot law, and told
the jury if they believed that the weight was inoorreot,
they should find for the plaintiff, making a deduction for
the evaporation. Verdict for plaintiff, iji'JtiS 33. For
' plaintiff, Messrs. Cutting & Millard; for defendant,
| Messrs J. P Hall ti Livingston.
Ire Chambers?Before Judge lugraham ? Habeas Corput
Cute.- The parties in the Burdell case appeared yes
lerday before the Judge, and after Mrs Burdell's return
to the writ ot hah n? lorpus was read, the ca e was further
adjourned. The return stated sh? (Mrs Burdell)
had filed a bill In Chancery for a divorce, upon which an
order was made Lhat her hu*baud should allow her elimoney,
and also that she should have the care of the
children Her counsel, therefore, lusist 1 the case was
ret judicjta, and could not be now enquired into.
Court or General Sr.isiont, Sept. 34 ? Before Recorder
Scott, and Aldermen Hpofford and Dodd. John
MoKeon. Esq . District Attorney.
Trial for Hurgiorv, resumed?At the opening of the
court this morniug, the trial of ilugu Monohan. fur burglary
in the third degree, was resumed, and the testimony
continued ou the part of the d-fence.
Isaac D Smith sworn?I have known the prisoner
or 2& years ; I have had business transactions with
him ; I never knew anything against his character
OroHKt: Dcnniston sworn?I am conneoted with the
police of this city ; I have known the prisoner for a nutn|
her of years; I never heard anything against his cha'I
HCtt*r until this charge
The case was summed up for the defence by Jsims M.
I Smith. t>q , and by the District Attorney for the prose!
cutiun The caee was then submitted to the jury, who,
! after a brief absence, rendered a verdict of not guilty.
| Grand Jwy Duchargra.?1 he Grand Jury came In
und announced that tuey had finished the business
i which had been laid before them, whereupon they were
! discharged for the term, with the usual thanks cf the
| Court During the present term, the tiraud Jury havr
i found 68 bills of indictment, and dismissed 12 complaints
jiiretted on a Bench Warrant?Officer Coggrove this
i tifieruoon arrested VVm K. Hart, Kraucia Kuowles, and
I Wcorge Knowlea, by virtue of a bench warrant issued
j liy this court, on an indictment for conspiracy to de1
fraud an emigrant namsd John O'Brien out of a trunk.
i ?_? ???- v* CI Ml nn (ha 1 Mfh fif S??nt
CODWLIUIUK |;iupci(j r??i ?j ?r- i
The accused parties were respectively held to ball to
answer the ohnrgH.
Caf of Martin Hart.?The District Attorney then
' stated that in consequence of the grand jury having
! found ft bill o( indictment for bigamy against Martlu
I Hare, had sent th? case to the Court of Sessions for dis
posftl; he therefore called for the arraignment of Hare,
! whereupon Jam?s T. Urady, Esq , counsel for the accused.
moved to have the InJiutuient strick n from the
tiles of the court, on several grounds, which he argued
| at great length, the principal one of which was thftt the
grand jury had no jurisdiction in the oase while
I it was pending bofoie Judge Edmonds, who wa*
| competent to dtspore of the case without any
i interference of the Grand Jury, and that had 'not
1 k writ of Aahrat c->rpn$ been issued by Justioe Osborne.
I who had committed the accused for examination, would
\ Iihvm proceeded with his investigation, and if tho comI'Ulut
Hgainat toe latter should be dismissed, the Qrand
Jury would have had no right to take up and consider
the matter As it was, Judge Edmonds became the ex,
Hiiilninp magistrate, and be hurt been called npon to give
bis decision, end it was his (Mr H >) Intention that
Judge Kdmonds should yet give his opinion In the case;
that the rnauner in which Judge Edmonds hail disposed
of it, so far as he was concerned, was a very
singular one. for while he had oonolud-d to send it
lispoeal. he bad remanded the aoisusad to the city
{ prison on the original commitment of Justice Oiiborne,
who bad merely committed the accused for examination
vir Brady then proceeded to refer to the case of Camp
& Wilkes. In which the indictment found against them
?a* stricken from the tiles of tbe court, on the ground
that the accused partie* bad not been allowed the privilege
guarantied by tbe statute* of meeting tbe oom- |
idainants. and being beard before the magistrate having
jurisdiction in the matter. The court decided that the j
decision of tbe court in the case of Camp <k Wilkes was |
not binding upon tbe present one ; and that tbe motion
to (|us?b the indictment, or strike it from the flies of the
court in the present instance, was denied. The ac- j
cused wsh then arraigned, but In acoordanoe with the |
ndvioe of his counsel ho refused to plead to tbe indict
ment. whereupon, on motion of ihe District Attorney, a
plea of not guilty was recorded, and the prisoner reiniudeu
for trial Tbe court then adjourned until tomorrow
morning.
Comr of Arpr*i.?, Hept 23d?No 33, Loomis. plain
tiff In error vs. vionroe, defendant In error, ('aat even- j
lug.) Mr D Wright closed for defendant In error, and 1
Hr Noxon closed for plaintiff in error No 3S, \1oak
plaintiff In error vs Koland. d> fendant In error Mr C i
i) Coleman opened the argument for plaintiff in error,
alter which tbe Court affirmed tbe judgment of Supreme
i -ourt with cost* No 31, White, plaintiff In error vs |
Sherman, defuudant in error Mr B D Noxon opened
the argument for plaintiff in error Mr. A Taber open- j >
ed and concluded for defendant in error, and Mr Noxou i
closed for plaintiff In error. No 39. CO|jglll. plaintiff in I
error vs I.eavltt, Pres't. See , defendant in error. Mr. J. '
Van Uuren opened the argument for defendant In error.
Court took a recess to 3K. P. M.
Joseph Palmlerl, the handsome barber, as he waa call <
ed. when he uied to keep a shop In the Astor House, died (
at New Orleans on the 11th ln*t. of ytllow faver. \
Interesting War Intelligence.
Tin runracT or moi. <
L4 Patria of New OHnu, Issued on the lftth lost. an
extra oontalning dob* news, or rather soma oonfldent
mtlolpatlcns of news from Mexico. The schooner
( harran, Caft lioldiog. arriwad yesterday morning from
1 aaploo, wkenr < 8he s.tiled on 'he 6th inst Tha Tam- ' i
pioo correspondent of Lt Fain a writes that he haa ra- '
Delved tba following letter from the capital?we fire tha 1
translation Of La Puttie: ?
Mkiiio, August -J9,1847. i
Kitcbmbo Kansso?I have already informed you that i
Gen. Scott propoied a suspension of arms oa the 21st, <
and that it ?u followed by an armistio agreed 1
to on the Wd Inst. A negotiation wan forthwith opened ;
with Mr. Trist, and I have just been assured that up to
yesterday it bad impressed very satisfactorily. \ ery ,
hortly a treaty of peace, it is expected, will be concluded.
The principal articles are the following ?
"The United States shall restore to Mexico the California*,
together with all the port*, cities and towns
which the American forces oooupy in our territory. 1
" The United States shall ferever retain the State of '
rexes, wl.OM limits ahalloxtend to the left bank of the
lllo Bravo del Norte, comprising Matamoras, by means
jf a canal which shall be out for that purpose." i
In reepect to this latter point it appears that nothing j
letlnite IH been agreed upon. It has been found im- I
possible to a -semble Congress, consequently a junta of
notables ' Will >>e formed lor tho express purpose of
revising tl treaty. There are other articles, but as 1
iboy are oi secondary importance they are not given
Uen. Valencia marched to Toluca, where he publicly !
lecUrcd that he would not recognise Santa Anna as |
- resident of the Republic nor as commander-in-chief;
Lnd he proposed to assemble troops for the purpose of '
attacking the capital Subsequently, however, lt appears I
ie surrendered himself to the Government, by whom ho 1
las been font prisoner to tinadsloupe, where he is to j
>e brought before a court-martial.
Uin. AlTtroi 10 Announced ki intending to reassemble !
tin troop*, for the purpose of attacking the Americans I
>d tbe tint favorable opportunity.
Gen. Puredee, it is stated, is marching on tba capital I
vith a respectable force, which be has succeeded in i
iringing together, with a view to assist lii* countrymen. !
I his he persists in doing, notwithstanding the order that
laa bean transmitted to him from Santa Anna to quit 1
he country?to return again to the place of hi* exile.
Ok* Salai ? I have just seen a communication from
3en. Salaa, dated from Coavaoan, where he remained a
jriaouer. 111 thl*, he declares that it waa by the unokilulness
of Valeaoia. and the cowardice of TorTeJon, that
he bailie of Contreras wan lout Torrejon, instead of
)bey ing the oroers of Salas, which directed him to charge
;he Am r.Okns with his cavulry, purlllanimously find, ,
ind in this manuer brought ruin aud destruction on our j
ui.nttry.
A MEXICAN CIRCULAR.
[From the New Orleans Pioayuna, Sept. 1)1 ]
We found opportunity yesterday to look carefully '
nto El Imi'junditnte. a paper published at Han Luis '
Potest It wn dated the IHth of August We And In
t a circular from tba Muxioau Secretary of Htata, 8?nor
Pacheco, to the Oovernor* of the different States, dated
in the bih of August, from Maxico. The occasion of the
circular waa the dlaobarge of oannon In tbe oapltal at
lalf-past 2 o'clock the afternoon of that day, announcing
hat tba American army had taken up it* march from
'uebla. The oircular i* long and very verbose and not
?orth translating. It desoribe* tbe euthusiaam with
vhich all olaeee* Haw to their arms when the concerted
ilgnal was given . Military band* played national airs
n all jari* ol the city, the drums beat, the shops were
iloeed, and a high degree of excitement reigned In less
ban oue hour ihe National Ouard Were ou the march
;othe points asaigned them on the fortltloatloas erected
or the dfteuce of the city.
The stiength of these works, and tbe number, equipment*
and d'rtoipllne of the troops raised by Santa Anna
[or tbe pub,io lafence, are extolled as evidence of his
rni-rgy, Capacity aiid devotion to his oountry. We need
Hardly say thai the MlnUter is very sanguiue ot suooes*
in the forthcoming conflict Tbe strength of General
m* .tt's army is dercrlbed. His men are repres-nted as
i mere hsnjful <f necessitous, vi< ious fellows They are
reproached with being unable to take possession ot the
sepital after the battle of Cerro Gordo, although thi-re
was 0 Mexican army to oppose their advance and no
fortifications to retard them. If the valor of their t roopn
iud the boasted skill of their generals could not avuil
tbeui to seise the capttal when totally defenceless, what
will they avail now that Santa Anna has fjr tbe thin)
time raised an army.and the city is ina state of defeii'
Such is the course of the reasoning upon this head
Si ill Santa Anna coutemplated tbe possibility le- .
iVat. and instructed his secretary to make an a
his countrymen, in oase he should suocumb, t
their internal dissensions and devate toemsulT
e-tuse of their oountry That the question is oi
or death with them, is the burden of the ?r<
appeal. The national existence of Mexioo, he sa \
siase. i no struggle Is between the continued exi.
of Mexican institution.1*, manners and customs on
one band, and the away on the other, of e race vile,
brutal and Tain-glorious?a race which preaches civilization
and liberty at the same time that It practices the
most abhorrent linages of slavery.
Then follows what would make two or three oolumns
of our paper, pointing out the evils under whioh the
couutry has for years been laboring, and suggesting
remedies. Many of these remedies appear apt and
righteous, but the tenor of all this part of the address
appears to us to have been intended to forestall Paredes
should the latter seek to take advantage of Santa Anna's
possible defeat and reinstate himself in power. We are
looking fur more stirring news from Mexico than the
long-winded circular of the Government, else we might
spare a place for a portion of this document At another
time it may not prove uninteresting.
AFFAIRS ON THE RIO GRANDE.
I From the Matamoras Flag. Sept 4 ]
From a reliable source, we learn that despatches for
Uric Oen. Marshall, ordering him to join Oen. Scott,
willimit dolav rumM nv?p nn th? Tnlacrrutih tn nhflf>o>M nf .
bin aid-de-oump, Lieut A. M Henry. Lieut. H nil
taken ill with a fever at the mouth of the Rio Grande,
but the despatches were forwarded immediately, and
have probably reached Gen. Marshall at Monterey.
Lieut. Ileniy arrived here yesterday, aud la confined to
his bed at tnn Exchange Hotel, but is doing well.
7. Col. R. E. Temple arrived here on Wednesday morning
last, from Camargo, by land, with four companies of
the lOlh infantry, leaviig one company at Reynotut.
Another company of the same regiineot will arrive hero
in a day or two, leaving f iur companies at Camargo.
Col Tibbnttn who was prooeedinr from Minr to Mouterey.
with six companies ot the 16th infantry, escorting
a train, was attacked by a la ge party of Mexicans nesr
Marnos, and uoccedfi In driving them off, with a loss of
two wounded.
Gen Cushing arrived here yesterday, on tho steamer
Whiteville, on his way to Palo Alto, where he intends to
ncauip bis brigade until tran portation arrives at
Brazos Santiago i ufllrunt to take them to Vera Crui.
He was accompanied by Lieut. Col. Abbott. Massachusetts
volunteers, whose battalion will arilve here in a
day or two from Ceria'vo, by lt.ud. The General has
recovered truui his broken limb, and is in fine health 1
and spirits.
INCIDENTS OF THE WAR.
fh'rom the New Orleans Delta ]
Ire Camp, fcUturlay, August 14, 1847.?Yesterday,
a d etachaient of dragoons, under tbo command
of Lieutenant Add*. were sent, to escort Lieutenant
Hamilton, of tile general staff, tn a Bin ill place call
d Milefl.ires. whither Lieut, lamilton bad been dispatched
by Gen Scott on matters of business. The command
of dragoons consisted ef about 30 of Captain Ouperu's
company. and 13 of Capt. Kearny's comptny.
with Lieut. Graham As the par'y were returning, t' ey
were fired on by a party of guerillas, 300 in number, from
a cornfield on the road side At the first fire, the word
"retreat" passed from front to rear; and the 3d dragoons.
ah i were und-r the command of Lieut. Adite.
commenced a precipitate retreat Lieut. Graham with
his 13 men, were in the rear; and as soon as he saw th?
situation of Lieut. Hamilton, rushed to bis assistance
.it the seme time endeavoring to rally the 3d dragoots
as they passed him, but without eff ct He therefore
bad to bear the brunt of the emrsgement at the o- m
ni*naemeut, or leave Lieut flHiullton to the mercy of I
ib" guerilla* However, hi* g tllunt command stood their |
ground anil suoceedeu In holding the enemy in check '
until Mr. Unreal one of Hen ricott's interpreter!, was j
enabled to rally the 3d dragoons arid come to his assistuuce
After those who had been brought back were ,
properly commended, they l'oughr. with as much gallantry
as those who never moved an inch; thus proving that
good officers are as necepsxrj is good men. The engagement
lusted for some time, and the Are from the enemy
was very rapid Lieut Hamilton was attacked by severa'
laucers. and betore assistance could be rendered him.
I.e received a severe wound. Tbe enemy was finally
uriven from the grovnd, with a loss of 1G killed left upon
the field. Our loss is Lieut. Hamilton, of tbe 1st dragoons.
wounded; 3 of the .Id dragoons, killed; and two
Mexicans, who were with the command as guides wounded.
The 1st dragoons also had two very fine horses killed.
Had tbe command been properly managed from tbe
xtart, no serious damage would have been nustained by
our troops, and the enemy been severely dealt with ?
Lieut. Add? is under arrest for cowardice and dishonorable
oooduot in the face of the enemy. The charge
*od penalty are very severe, and will be properly investigated.
naval and mimtart affairs.
[Correspondence of the N O Delta 1
Pemacola, Sept. 13. 1847.
Uenerai ranerson anu ui* uian. lieutenants Williams i
mid Underbill, U. S A., arrived here thin morning from
Mobile, on their way to Mexico; they are waiting (or the
17.8 steamer Water Witch, in which they will take
passage for Vera Crui Lieut. Cooke, and Purser Leekar.U
S.N., and several other oBioers are in thin oily,
waiting for the Water Witch. Purser L i* ordered to
U.S. itore iibip Relief .Mr. Whipple, U.9.N arrived
here, and In lo relievo Mr. M. M. Thompson, of the U 8
steamer Mississippi. The Water Witch Balled fri/m Norfolk
about nlue days since, and la looked for here every
day. Mitjor Polk, 3d dragoon*, is expected here to-morrow.
and will take paas.ige together with Oen I'atterm n
for Mexico. The Tallapoosa Guards, Captain Kelly, hae
been ordered to Mexico, and all are ready, and only
waiting for transportation; they ar? a Ur^e <v>nin*Hy
numbering about eighty-five rank and flle, and are Mger
to go to t he scene of action. The steamer Miesiamppi
I? taking in coal
The U 8. flag ?hip Jamestown, bearing the broad pendant
of Com W. C Bilton, was towed trotn Norfolk to
Hampton lloadit on Monday, by the rteamer Georgia
from wlieuoe che made s-iil and went to sea wllh a tine
northwi-gterly brene The following ii a correct lint of
her officer* torn Win. C. Bolton, Comd'g-in-ohief ih*
U. 8 lorees on the Coast of Africa Samuel .Mercer,
i ommander. II K Thatcher, 1st Lieutenant ; H N
Harrison, 'id Lleutt nam ; VVui It Gardner. 8d Lieutec
int Fourth Lieutenant, ordered, but. not known ?
Washington Reld, ffng Lieutenant Stephen R'pe'j*.
Kleet Surgeon 11 M Heiekell, Purs?r. Wilmer .Hiiel If
Acting Vaster Mo-ris B. Btek, I'asned A-uista?c Sur{eon
John Carroll Br*nt, Coiunio lore's Secretary
Israel Green. Ll? utenaut of Marine*. Com'g Guard. J
V McCallun, William II Wile X William 11 WurJaugj
lauie* Armstrong. Paused Midshipmen I! J J"hu*ou,
W V. Kimberly. Barclay, Acting Midshipmen
The following I* a li*t of officer* attached to tha U 8
iteamer Water Witch, now in Hampton Head* and de*
ined for the Oalf of Mexico :-G?o-ge M Totten. Lieu
enant Commanding ; Master, ?
hew*, lit Assistant Koglneer, (actlog '
I V Walker, William King Bridge, I aesed Midshipmen ,
lohn Carroll, J. A. Vanxandt, 3d Assistant
lohn Mahan, Captain'. < :l?rk. Benjamin K. "arvlnW
arlton Wheeler, J C. lennent, John W^I'ark?, >nd
hat let A. Mape*, Third *
rh? steamer u pa?*en??r?.?B*U. Jinrr. 38* intt.
' 1
nnaMMMMl
The Atlas, of to-morrow, will nntala a
trend pictorial frpituiutioa of the O'Cooneli Fiiwnl ObMfPMh
The NuimUjt DUpalch for to-morrow wlU
eouraia, amonc othar thing., the following:?" Kn?e Hotnmer?
OM Hieka the (laid*," ' A Ce ebrt-led Mu dc,
1 " Hwmrd Ship," B (tie ?t (ho Nila ' tllnktrated with
two e. grating.; ui iulrrettig letter from I'aria; l)r ?o*
md (.aj>t Moakeu; lemiwra'ice Coaveuriou at Alb.i'y; D acrinper
aiBOui fht Cow*; B *d uijk; Kree Academy; K?o*
wickcan Arclnlec-?ff ; Clav and Taylor: Northern v\hiz
Paper.; the Mexican War; Ob-equina .'f 0't-oui.?U; War beiweau
V atria aud the I'opr; Proceeding. . f 11.a Grand L die
uftheLS. I. O.O. B\; Political atate of Ireland; Phil >a<>phy
l <! I'ui Biahop Ouderdonk; Auonymoui SUuderera:
lh? Greek Slave and Lhial of Polica; the French Murder:
l.egialattye Proceeding.: Low Life: a Ball at Peter William.
; Mmic-iI Matter.; 1'heatrica! New. of the Wm;
Local New.; Wee?l? Ooaiip: Item.; Par** rat h. lie . m?kin*
Iirarly thirty long coUmxia of matter lorthree centa. Office, 11 .
Aim atreet. WILLI AMbON (k BL KNrt, Pnbii.hera. 1
The Cheapest Place In the City to get your 1
boota, ahnea or gaitera, ia at Jonea'a, 4 Ann afreet, near the Muleum.
You can get there aa pood b >ota at $4 SO aa can be p?iL-hasad
el.ewhere at 16. <4ittle a aaring. He alio aalla very
nice ooota at S3 50. Copgrcae hoot, aud gaiter, proportiounbly
low. Jonea haa the true av.tein o( doing buaiaeaa?light
ciprii'eaaud aratll pio'ite. All gooda purchaaed at 4 Ann .t.
Me ? ar-anted to give eutire tatiafactiou. All peraona troubled
with corn, had better give him a call. i3j
Portable Shaving Caaea?The aubeerlbera
hare for tome time breu eug.g-d in mauu acturing the ab^ve,
lnvit g brought >och a< near ti rfeciio aa pouible. combining
eletiance with utility, and with oniilideuce are < U- ed to the
I ubhe. O SAUNDERs It dO.N,
1T7 Broadwny, oppo.ite Howaid'a Hotel.
Fine Cutlery.?The aubeerlbera assortment
embr-cea every pouible vanety iwiterii of Pen. De?k, P?.eket
tud Hpoitiug Knife, with a I irgr rarietir of choice Raiotv,
which will be warranted to the purcliuer. AUo, Sci.aor?,
Sail Kilo, Tweeter . Ite.. _
O. SAUNDERS k SOS. 177 Broadway,
a tr ,\ .1 . , ik, I r I iinnL.tl,
Oolil Fena?Superior Diamond Point*, wv
ranted.?The New Ywrk Gold feu Company. No. 31 I. hu
treat, corner Nuiai, hive [tie most durable and beanti<ul irriclei
iu thia line that can be I'otiud in t*>? city: and their
prces are as low ai any other home. Thia esubl.shment doe*
not keep any of the traah iold about the city at very low
prices. Their articiaa may be depended on aa of the very
beat quslitv G-? d and silver Pen and Pencil Caisa in great
variety, wholesale and retail.
Diamond Pointed Gold Ptm-Wbo'tiaie and
*ud re'an?J>h > VV. Ureaton tc Co , 11 edur ?t eet?up stair*.
hi> the lime t and beat assortment ot Gold Pen? to be f una
I the citv, and heir prices are much l"wrr thm'ho?e of njr
other house The attempt made by otheia to monopolize thn
P'll irade so as to make the pu chasrr pay a high p ice in aa
inferior a-ticle, hia fa.led and thoae who wish a good aiticln
at alow price, can And it at Greaton It Co. who re setliug
Cent and >iti at from 75 cents upward. The Te a sold ekewheie
at S3 M SI 50. toe geuu'ne "Albert G Bagley" Pen, [to
tamped) $1 75 unly, silver pen?il rate included.
Children's Parisian Hat* H'nil and Winter
Sty11a?Bicbr Ici.oit'r, Hatters, lid Broadway. New Vork
>n inriuug the aitention of the rublic and earecially of the
ladiea, to the apleudid assortment ol Paris nude haia fur children,
now on aale at their estihlishmeut. feel perfectly wat a
ted '0 laying that they are unquestionably the moat ticBan'
thiuga of the kind ever offered in thia city.
Ther- ii iu inflate variety iu color and atyle of trimming*,
so that tSe moat fastidious iaate cannot fnl to be suited
They hive aisoa feat ear ety of Caps for gents, yonths and
children of cloth, ailk and velvet, adapted t the var ous purpoaea
of dress, ridiag, travelling, (tc be .together with ladies'
riding caps, and capa for the Army and Navy.
s}> Sat MonStTu
Come one, Come all, to Young's Parts Boot
Emp >rium, coruer o. Pulton and Vas.au ueett, o ,i?isi>e oar
ottice, and get the best qua'i y of French c li i-nots f r Ii 5?.
equil to the best ao'd in ortier s'ur-a l> r S"> and $7; war a ted
the beat quality fine calf S3 '<0, equal to tho e sold if other
stores for $4 50 and S3; do flue ! anch, made to order, for
Si 50: h oti shoe*, gaiters, itc., constant!v on h <nd C uie,
the , and give the Parla boots a trial. Rmall proli.s is the motto
of this establishment.
Superto urtand Dr Chi Ixtl? 'a Onlvm. i?un
? U ?w> ded >n the Mij e i ,r Court of thu r t, n
Wednesd i in whir'i the great \ i toei auil inCrSMiug uio
cess of D i . ie'(Ga ind Msgoeiic Curatives wee
proved bi ! >ubt, i( u> j cm u the subnet. Be*
wareoif: iu and worth.e?i imitati.
The oul *ry l r the genuine ?rti< Its in at 182 Bro>d<?ay.
Nudiuti:: >r diug store in New Yoik has Ur. Christie's ge.
uuiue article*.
Peine'* Orris Tooth Paste, for "White Teeth
aid Sweet Breath?There u noih'iig like it, a d for t ?th
iche it i? inftllible. 25 and 30 cents each jar Ladies who deire
a brilliant complexion should tne the i ablet ot Pearl and
Vlabnsler, at 95 c?tint or Penian Vntiilla Soup, always used
, t lie orieulal ladies; or Sir Aitley Cooper's Lotion l-r Pi inI
<-d Knees, nt JO cents ea'-h Topniify the blood and fee it
n humors ii<? Dr. Towrsen'i's ha.saranlla, Dr. Brioh's,
Dr. Smith's sngartosted. Wright's Indian Vegetable,
rt's, a"d Lee's Pills. Kor female c mp ai'its, slopes'
Sec , Dr Van -Hamber's German Pill., $1; Hooter's
ij cents. On sale only at 127 Bowery, coraer of Oraud
slicet.
Lust Day for Plalnfletd.- - Saturday, the 99th
nisi, w-ll be the last day lor the sale of the bills of this Bank,
nod all notes p escnted on or before that uiv. will not sham
in the dividend of asset* in the hands of the receiver* 'I hey
will be bought op to half>pist 11 o'clock on Saturday the
2ith iiiau, at 60 per cent, discount.
*21 2t J. THOMPSON, 01 Wall street.
Never too olit to leariu-Laillci and Gentlemen
who neglected their ejrlyeducmiou and d'sire -'oufideutNl
iustruciiou atlheir rrside?ce, from A. B, C,upw?rd will never
regret if thev address " Education," lower Post Office Ouly
half an hour requ -red dai'y. No interference with business.
Wstudy necessary. T e at stein is si nple aud eipla <atory.
rhepupil islaunhtprinciples uu erstuidi glvnnd rapidly. Let
fathers ii-id mothers. *nd their superficial -hildren c?me f>rwild
and acquire reliable knowledge?knowledge tlia' will
enable them to couverse and write with confidence i" th parlor
or the comptmg ro*?m, and entb'e ladies and gentlemen ol
> iQueace to s|>eak and write letters nf friend h'p, i>t home
ur abroad with c -riecl 'ess, elegance, aud eloquence Try
one week?no money in advance. s23 It
Knox, at liM Fulton street, aa usual. In I tie
region of the Sun, aud with the i uuctnatity of >he s* sons, has
prepared a sp'endid stuck of Hits tor the |i tl Fashions, wh ch
h? invites the world to examine Kver on hand in endeavoring
to please the nuhlic. he cu safe y recommeud nis F .11
upplyas unequ lied in beauty aud richuess The science of
hat making like other sciences, is progressive, and he his
made some improvements in the adaptation of hats tu the head,
which cannot tail t? please the inist laitidi >us connoisseurs*
His hiti are einphat rally fall hats, as he has fallen in the
t rice* by presenting a better article at the old cneap rates.
22 fit
Navigation of Ills Ohio Klvsr.
Plaer*. Titnt State of Rimtr.
Louisville. , Sept IB ..8 feet 6 In
Cincinnati. , Sept IV. . .6 ?eet 4ia. riling.
Wheeling .Sept 21.. .8 feet
llttet-r.** ... 20 . .8 'ee' 0 in.
MONK V MARKET,
Friday, Sept. i84?0 P. M.
The stock market continue# in a very feverish, nnpettled
state; price* fluctuate from da* to dar a fraction. At
the first board to-day, Harlem fell off X per oent ; Indiana,
.W; Long Island advanced Ki Norwich k Woroeaur,
\i\ Reading Railroad North American Trust,
viorriR Canal and Treasury Note* olo*ud at yeeterday'e
prices. There were s?l?s at the first board to-day, ef
Hudson Rl?er Railroad at 60, being a deollne of 0 per
cent on the previous price.
At the seoond board, Reading Railroad fell off X ;
Morris Canal, X; Harlem, X; Canton, }{ There ware
large sales of Harlem at the seoond board. The market
closed heavy.
The atrent authorized to bond the Illinois and Mlchiirao
Canal Scrip will remain in town a few days longer
end on it be found at the office of Meters O'Brien, No.
'13 Wall street, as stated In an advertisement in another
column Holders of this scrip should avail themselves
of this opportunity to have It placed into bonds as It
will, when in that shape, draw six per oent interest,
and be entitled to the instalments semi-annually paid.
Thn amount'and character of the tonnage employed
in the oommeree of Cincinnati, will appear from the
following:?
Number of steamboats arrived In the last year, 3 720
do of flatboats, do do 8 330
The arrivals of steamboats daring the last two years,
oompare thus:?
Stkam Boat Butiifcii or Cikciwnati.
1846-6. 1841-7.
In September 310 385
October 377
November 362 308
Deoember P3 3?*2
January 330 309
February 333 347
March 34* 300
April 3*3 313
May 898 379
June 306 844
July ..... 307 840
August 280 240
8.819 8 7JO
Total 1844 and 6 ?-??
Increase In 1847 1,0
The freights of flatboats arrived were as follows : : Loads
of wood 1 ,, ?
Do of coal ; 468
V\~ - # ..?i ..?U1?a lira*I fiif lUVM.
hoop pole*, bark, at?ne, ?tone ware,
lumber, iron, xalt, produoe. ho 1.303
Total
The number of flatboat* which hare departed from
Inclnnat I laden with provision* end preduce I* About
TOO. About two-third* of the receipt* of wood (1038
loadf) were on bout* wbloli were towed beck. Deducting
and ih?ee forwarded with produoe, leave* 18.(0
b*ata to be otberwls* disponed of, a large share of whleh
are sold for lumber, and far thii purpose aell. on an averse
for about >10 each; those sold to be covered Mid
,ad?n for the Houtb bring higher rata*, r?Dg1ug from 00c
o SI 7A per foot, according to supply and d-m nd, but
^eu? rally b?-low It. The av?r?g? oont of a b,?.t corrr'd
suitably Tor a load of produce, la about yiit.
In en.nparltjg the nurnher aad tonnage of nteamboat*
built and registered in Cincinnati during the lu*t two
-ear*. Roninx-nclng September lit. and ending August
31.it, a decided Increase is munitVst:?
No. Tonnagi.
1DIC7 33 BtiJI
Mli-d 1) i.t 7
Increase 7 it I
The average cest per ton la about $70 ?making the
aggregate mat. of the boat* built laat year Ave hundred
and seventy-eight thousand dollar*.
The annexed statement exhibit* the quantity of cotton
yarn exported from Great Britain for the first all
montha In each of the part two year*, di*tingni*hing_tbe

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