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?rtilihC?iinlilr ?l by ?*e Ant ho- J iMIm and CIIIHM ?f MoWlf. l?w Orlfani' Tkkiknrf. and (ImwImk. In th? fitu(b W??. AT NOBIIjE. [Trtm the Mobil* R?f ater May 14 I V#?frd?T a cc?rui?te?'cf o.ir citirens, beaded by kia b?cr>r. the Mayor. p^woM to this gentleman ? Altai iu- of tbe Britbh Consulate at Havana ? a ! tpltcdiU service of silver, as a testimonial tf thcir j jtffctitmu far tLe noble and philanthroi .e services Modem! by him to tbe American prisoner? who ? ware taken in the ill-starred Cuban txj-cdition ue- | 4w Gw?. 1h jez. Tkv folic* ug if tbe prtli miliary correspondence : j New OltLliNS, N?r- 24, 1851 j W SirKF.Y Futth, E?J., Secretary to tbe Enjrli'ih Consulate at Havana. 1>kak sir ? The fpnuuiuco appointed l?y the yenng men of Nrr Orleans, to praaont tome testi monial rf their gratitude to you lor tin kindaest and ?ttent.?i wani/eated and shown to their associates aad friend!1 connect' d with the I.?peK expedition, vh ie prisoners in the hands ol the .Spanish authori ti?? at Havana, do herewith tender you the accom jBuiTH'f service of plate . which they trust you will j Moept in the same spirit in which it it present*. >1. > While they feel assured that your conduct toward* . Abase win by the fate of war were rendered helpless ' and unprotected, emanated ealely from those feel- | ags ol rectitude, humanity and justice, with which i yew noblo heart is so fully stored: and that the np- I probation of that heart, and tbe approval of your ?enaeieiiee isot far more reward t-o you than any j irttiwomai which they can offer. Yet they cherish ftk? hope that aa the grander objoitf of nature are typified ly those of simmer formation, so may the ?eoampujing j mint irnj art to you some faint idea at that doo( gratitude and lasting remembrance whiali will, while life lasts, fill the breasts <>f tbo*e who new feel themaelver under so great an ind< bt ?.dne?s to you. ksy tiid, in his wisdom. so order that your coarse through life may b? that of proa puity and happiness, and ?hould tbe clouds of sor aow or difficulties evar oversh do* it, may you find ?hos' wuosc hcaxU' re a? tverfionuig w.'li those mt'st net of a!' r.at>i<f gift*, with which she In* a* bonntifnl!'. filled your own, to cheer. e< a f< rt .>r;.i assist you. With the r.- u ranee < f the dee pelt p-i titudo aad regard. ?f "ua\e the bnpj .ihss i? t . yenr met tim-cre friends. Lewis A. DirrEVDEitFFER, J. CBOWBIX (>ORK, AMF.f 11. WlMGFlEU), <5EO. W. flZEK, ? K. A. Tv" EH. 1. a van a, November 2S. flUNTi cwek? 1)'. doing myself the honor to ac knowledge :?,?? r? eij.t oi your letter, dated t! I'lih teat, tci ('Bivanying a very beautiful service of l<latu, i t v t. < ti "yourtque t my acceptance in tlv name o! i!1" yiiung men of N < w Orleans, as a te-' i ?nunial et their gratitude to me for the kindnt s and attontio' B.raiii' ^tedaml shown to the unlbrtunabe men ? prisoners at Havana ? tbe survivors of the t:x pediticn which, under Lop< , recently im ade I this lMand," 1 request that you will do inc the favor to accept my best thanks, und than you will tba.uk tb young men ol New Orleans, in my name, for this distinguished mark of their esteem, and which, be lieve iue, is ri ceiv ed in the same spirit in whicli it is |?rcscntru. It all'ords ine very great satisfaction to thiek tfc.v *>y poor tor vices, in bihalf of those un ii rtuBa't men, and that my efforts in the cause of humanity should hare merited your high approba tion. But, gentlemen, 1 cannot refrain from ava;l mg loyseJ! i : so too d an opportunity to j ay n just Wil-ute t< tbe noblo aud bigh-mindeu Captain (Junc *al of ihih island, the magnanimous Don Jos? dc lit Concha. Bat lor his lnereifbl proclamation of the 3K?tb of August, granting pardon of thcir live* to all each of tbe invaders as Lad not been taken at that date, not a man ei'that expedition would be left to 1*>li tbt tale The condition of the prisoners when brought to Havana was deplorable in the extreme, Vut fej'rtsertatiou thereof having been inadc to the Captain (General, his Excellency issued immediate rrdarp that they fhouldbe better eared for: and their ?sufferings were afterwards as light as was consistent ?with their situation as prisoners. To his Exeel laneyV humane indulgence, also, those sent to Hpain ut indebted, for tbe assistance and comforts which were allo'n ed to be supplied to them at the time of fcneir dejiortore: and it must not be forgotten bow inacT he hs> relea-^ed and permitted to r. turn to Ifaeir friend? and familie?. F hope you will accept my assurance that your notice of me in so dis i guished a msnner was never once thought of, nor Whf the possibility of my poor n>,d much overrated aervieei attracting your notice ever anticipated l>y aw. Permit me once mi-re, gendemon, to cxpr** ic you my warmest acknowledgments for your great hindiicsE, and with my Wi-t vislte? for your health *nd harp iies^. I have t i.<> honor mot-- res|w;ctf.iily U? anl'Mtibv myself, jour ve-y fu'tbful servaoi, WtUUtAM FmsEY 7 < Me "r J'ii'endor fl'cr, <>ore. M ingfield, &fizer *nd Tyler, K', New "rlean' The prc-cnta'ien took place in the dra*ii g-room ' f the Eutaw Ilov.-'e, at 12 o'clock. The Major, ndge Keaaell, U]<on tendering the testimonial of wr citizens, addressed tlic recipient, iusubstam e. a" ollewr: ? Mr. Smi'h ? It affords mc very grmt satisfaction 1 o jrot t you Tii'h a e'orJiul shake of the ham). v <1 tender tou the rc^cit and admiration of ourciii ?ens. Tl < ? rcum dances of the late Cuban expe ditioi rr< too we'l known fo the world to need weiipi tula! ion now. A' this moment they live freshly in *b< memory of all. from contemporane ous tradition. and are ripening fast itr.o mature fcittory. The part which vou have enacted therein has attracted ti.e attention of the ?world. fonnceted with a foreign consulate ? .t looker mi at a city excited to the ? xtrenic >y hostile invasion ? nc?r a government flushed with ?th*. f'pturt of invader1 and victory, and above all, tmid"' a for- lace bent upon the m'ost summary and aondigt j unlshment < f its foe-1 ? lor the eause of humanity alorc und without motive other than th impuls< of personal generosity and the dictates of an enlightened moral cense, you advanced boldly forwardto the relief of the unfortunate and friend less. regard !e.-.s of personal consequences, and claimed |r>r them that jn-tice and that liberality, due 10 their misfortunes frein a civilized nation. What aid. what comfort, what consideration, consistent with the rights-ot government, did you not, render srnd demand for the prisoners! It h for such ser Yieee as thevc that the reject, admiration and aj> probation cf mankind are due: and it is fi r s i di service? thnt 1 am deputed by a committee of our otiiens to express to you their cordial esteem, with their high regard. ft 4s further my doty to offer yen also a sub.-tantial testimonial of their sense of ?our exalted philanthropy and t eg that you will receive this service ol plate (who<e intrinsic value fcerr" s'igut proportion to tb' motive that promp1 tfcv offer) as :> token of their gratified juJgin> nt. I trnst, sir, their proceeding herein may mte' your approbation. to thh appropi iate and well-expressed addri ;. which was very handsomely delivered. Mr. Smith, who wit* evidently very sensibly affected by the hon ors f'lid him. responded in a very felicitous speech which was qnitc impassive end eloquent from the modest, sincere, and cordial manner in which it was utternd. ft b out of our power to do justice to W: Smith s r< marks: but we may say Hint h" ex pressed '?lis deep and lc.ar -felt thanks tor the honor ftboYia him 1 y tl.is unexjiecttd mark of distinction And regard. He felt most sincerely that his own poor ge i vices. < \ter.ded to the unfortunate member? of the L< je,- expedition, deserved no -itch i \pres ?ion of km lr.es- and approbation. He h id > nly done what every phllintnropie heart would have beer. prompted to do under the sumo circumstances, and would have done if the same op. rtunit^ hud Veen afiorded. He saw the prisoners m Havana, in ?listre?* and suffering, s.f < r having endured the greatest hardship* in t he ,? unhappy though ga' kant ejrpedit <?: ? in which they had m'>. p'd Irona honest but mistaken lift > ???* ? and be hud undertd them such public assistance ?S was ?n his poweT. He felt bound to sav that he could not hare done this without the rt" -taree of the gene jobs and humane inhabitants of Havana, wh" fested the u'n ? -ym.^thy ami -..rrow lor the un fortunate iris., nc s. Ii'. would nls> say that great (?raise tiid L< nor were due to the high official au thorities ol the island tor the lenity and kindness they t ad manifested. ' ? enert. 1 Concha, after the ?iangors of the iuvr.'ion Were ever, bad nobly and generously interpo?ed all his ] wers to relieve the se unfo-tuiis'e men from the r>ena)tie8 of their *ondn t. I'y his order to sp ire the lives of till who ?bould surrender, ho had mO'-ed .a'-ted in contra- ! vention ol his c mimnd from the roeal govern ment. find tliu- <*hi' iteel ii:'- magnanimity ai.d ahilaathropy of li's natn-o. (In t praise ?a- <bie ' to him, and the other fit ctio.-a' ie? ol tite island. 1c these vic?s, Mr. Smith said he w: ? sure he 1 would b* susta icij l.y the j'risonets th? n.sehes, *e?n( of whom ho wns happy t?, -ee ar tnd him. i A'Ui dwelling up u these vie w?. i. Smith spoke of the g.'i .it p .. ure M vi < t t <? Mobile hn laliord.-d l.ut. An eminent l.ttglish la 'y (l.ndy W'ortley ; MtnUkgie) had -)>< i.-en to him. i the warmct lem.f. ? f the 1.. - . j 'a- mini ?, i r:d be.tutv ?! th. city. :i.! j. 1. 1. 1 i ..n 1? 'i ? pr to fmd h.r realise*. ?? should . n\. \ u uiember lis ; int. soj ' j l i. i re, i one ol lL brighusi .md most i Jileamnt remtni " , of liin '? >fUre*prcs iig gr. .. V, .i, , ? at the elegance snd taste of th s-m ? . i i ?u ne. ,? w.- . *enWl ;< hin. Mr. -n i. . ?i, (j i ? relieving | Lis aiwaraO'c ofhlsgratn i. f ? the Won .,aui , JblJT. 1 hese "ereTc'iic b"ing trc rminitttt and Vtii'T gue.f CruW.pcd fb? '^c.1 (D j . ! w v1 fh?tu(iH)fns, iirtd ?i-n at>| '? i . wtneb i v ? i ir . .. ? o ii in " e< the r ? a ?vitwo th ?A? . <*? Ci i K, * ? v. ' " " I Nr,?V ..... , l>*) i it ? ' ' ii ill r i / T NEW ORIiBANB. IFif.in '.lie New Orleans Delta. M?y 19 I The dinner to W. hidmy Suittti. Attach* ? , n? British Consulate at Havana, by the citrons ofN le Orleans was one ?1 the iuo-i viea^ant ailu.^ of the kind ?u oei amended. It was character. ?? ? uotw 5 bv hilarity, pood feeling, no.l the usun cVod ?pe aking and wti mortising, b* 11 *??? marked by excellent judgment and taste. ^he n,.nrc ef fhe festival, he .nixed ebmrta rot the asscbly, and certain wggff?*' ,fro?nt iJ tr.hnnphM ^'al toS U 'eolsidJble portion of the companv. necessarily imposed ?ome degneot restraint and embarrassment on the company. But Jw H.fti. uHif- were pleasantly surmounted, and \C who!, aftair passed off with umintcrrupted good " Miner Arnold Harris presided with groat dignity and address. He was assisted by Recorders \V in ter and V aught. General Quitman sat on the left, and W.Bidney Smith, Esq , on the right. When the toast to <Jreat Britain nnd the United Stati s was read. Mr. Mure, British Consul at this port, was loudlv called for, and responded in a speech full of good feeling and wutiment. Ho dwelt with great felicitv on the importance of cultivating good feelings and relations between the two coun tries ? And spoke of our common origin, language, literature, and of that still strorger bond ot a com mon humanity, which bound us altogether by one common tie. My. Mure's speech was very happy, and throughout was loudly applauded . . The seeond toast to the guest was received with a loud burst of enthusiasm, and with three tunes three of cheer#. . , , , Mr Smith arose under an evident emnarrass mcr.t" nnd responded to the toast in the following remarks:? Mr. President, nnd (ientlemcn? I can not find words adequate sufficiently to express my feelings for the kind manner in which you have been pica rod to drink my health. Best assured that leel bigblv honored at being the guest oi so many distinguished individuals, whose hospittuity uud kindness I shall remember with the smeerest plea sure. Hut. gentlemen, 1 by no means merit t ae htg i encomiums which the partiality of friends has passed ui i.u my eondu. : with regard to the prisoners w o were eoi.6n. d in the fort at Havana, fur having been t concerned in the ill-fate J expedition to Cub... under | the ex-Spniiish (iineral Ia>p< z. .dv poor^eiucs ! upon tl'.iit occasion bin. been tir too much over rated. ard mv efforts t. relieve the defti'u'.c condi ! tion of those' who urvived that disastrous under I taking. i-beartily givt i they v er,:, would have bif-n . nt iidctu had I not been cheerfully assisted ' wi'h meat ? to do >o ; ' y many gercrou; and wjirni i hearted individuals, among whom 1 i' el a pride in i i. i;' i. u -i g the i n uie of Her Britannic Majesty s ( o' -ui, (mm ral Joseph T. Crawford. to whom never \< t was an ? \ peal n n<ic in vain, by a person in dis > tiTFf : and, 1 need not add, the noble m-tioii taken 1 in their behalf by one ol your own chivalrous and I big-ii' iutad countrymen, John i K. t hrasher, through wt, est* exertions we were mainly indebted (or tho ! T.u-ai.s bv which Ho- prisoners were supplied with I t h>'?e net as-urieK they stood so much m i need ol. | !!!:<! vlo ] rcuni My cmih1 lorwavd. not with kind words Mil* , but v, nli substantial aid. \\ ill. regard 1 to myself, I did nothing but my duty, nothing more ilnm what many, very many oth rsw -mid bate I gladly. willing have .lone, had they had the same i opportunity that I hnd. It would, indeed, 1 think, ' have been impossible to have looked upon the forlorn and destitute condition of tho C brave but grossly I deceived voung men, without leeling the greatest | desire to* endea> or to do something fur their relief, i and I must cunfe* . that it was with feelings of deep ; satisfaction to myself that 1 daily found myt steps i bent in the direction of the forts which I I k ue iv contained the beating hearts ol many a i uhle minded and chivalrous boy, little thinking, j at the time, that such a simple art, of mine ; would shortly bring down upon my head the blos , sings and prayers of many a fond father, mother i and sister, whose darling son or brother had be I longed to that ever-to-be lamented expedition ? Gentlemen. 1 have received from the relations of some of those poor fellows wliesc untimely deaths we , have all to deplore, letters which I estimate beyond 1 all price. But, gentlemen, I would beg to impress j this deeply upon all your minds: the excitement , ju Havana, when it became known that the expedi I tion under Lopez had landed at Baliia Honda, wa? ' intense. The position of the superior authority oi i the island was one of peculiar trial. The briglrest jewel of the crown of Spain had been committed 'to the charge of Gen. Concha, and he had sworn to preserve it with honor. The tranquility ot Cuba was mcnaccd with an armed invasion. l>et us, under such circumstances, place ourselves in his position, and then we w oul J be better able fujly j to Appreciate the magnanimous act of humanity wbicii induced him to issue the ever-to-be-remein i hired act of clemency contained in his proclama tion of August 24th, sparing the lives of those of tiic expedition who should suri'.n,.b.r, or be nia l , piisi'ijtis. w 1 bin four days from tb it date, but wfao-h | he afterwards extended to an unlimited time. H r t , , r ibii act of cleim n v, not a man cf the exp-di 1 1. .it u uld 1 ave been "leli to tell the t ile : and wo i -bi-iidhavi had 10 deplore the loss of upwards of ! . ne Lni died and eighty brave l ids, hurried, unp-e I i n led, into eternity. tJen'lemen, letnsi ien ^ ve I unto < ";es!ir tbc things which are Ca-sur'-. V. hen .he piisoners were brought intoHaviii . .tlcii co'i.li ion Tvi a duy or two was very deplvrab'c bite the iuo ' i; > nt t'";ii sufferings were rep:-' -' nt'^l I ' < '>u vi:a, uAt.int relief wr? af.-a-O' d theia. and 1 r]p-.il to Mich of tin it. as may now 1 ? m. tb. : . wb? h' r c\.ry indulgence w~us nut grui.'td to tli in daring tl. ir c< nfin.-men:. eonsi.-fent wi'h th?ir e >,idition ?s irisoii'i ? lh' < iiptai.' < iener il'.- i. a net ion l'roin the ?upi'*Mv j; viniment, in case . 1 the threatened invasion, ivi-r. doubtless dec!c:ve. AeC"- t.ng to the peti' ial oho i of the day. addres= ? 1 to tb annv in t_i.br. in April, lw51, i,o quarter was t<? I f (riven, no i .isoiiiis were to be t-iken; a; I yet, ( i ? ? i * ? r ? . 1 Com ha spand the lives of nearly two hundred men, who also, through his strong ree.inoiend.i tion, has materially aided in obtaining their pardons, and <?! their being returned to their families. All praise, therefore, is dr.- to (Jmeral Concha, and tl.e sujeri r authorities . , the 1-iand, I t their many acts of generosity. The UKn will tb em selves toll you tba,t, n tier they deliMred themselves up, they were tr a ed with the puatist kindness during the wh dc n.arch ln ni San Christ, vol to Havana ? the people could a not help pit vinir i he youthful appearance of the liberUors, and it was impossible not to have been filled with wonder and aouiii alioii at the heroism disj >a ved by a handful of mere boys, who, no doubt, f.iily If' ? v j ing that the cause in which they had emba' k< ? v. :? it fust one. fouplit to manfully in sup. *t.:. ' ve* to w'm kindness and consideration from 'he -i.tr'. In v.'te. lusion, gentlemen, permit me ?ire i. m i my warmest, my most - nccie thanks lor your iri' at kindness, ami '.specially for the .'isllnguishcd nonor conferred upon me in November last, when I received fron the young gentlemen of t i-i- city a hands..!, t ..nial of their regard. 1 shall ever 1 Joel: hit beautiful present with feelings of the ile, pf k ]?rid< and satisfaction, and it mus*. always i.i i -ouree . f extreme pleasure to me to think that mv -er.ii . should 1 a\e merited so pri nt an honor from the titizen4 of a State whose chivalry and ge nerosity i- ? .yond all .juestion, and whose talents, tnergj and enterprise have rendered it famous to .be w old, i: ml second to none in thi* g'.at. and gio rious Cnlon. . ,.n. Vi itman wa^j loudly called to resp. r.d to the ton1' to our touiitry. which, lie did > n a speech of ?oin. k-ngtli. The'neueial a ciibed tbc greatness el our country to the virtues and energy oi the peo ple , rather than, a- was a very common error, to ibc mc.ie in which the government whs ndmiiTistcr id. i hepcoph wtie niways in advance of the go v mm eat. 1 he i-eople luiii never ratified the di ,-ig i v. ion oi | . 1 bt I s uii.i pirates I '?owed by the h.\ee tiiive itpoi the unlorium.te yonog imn, some ol wltem b.,?i "'nlcd their sit. ciity with their l'vcs in ( ; ne other-, whose hard tVc hfd been miti I.-, i i;e kindness of the nobh* gentb men whom it,, , v e?c h' noring. 1 ?' "u tj. refonred, in the most i . mplio i ntaiy term . to the j.r.)ud spirit which . h uiiei ( rizi d'the foreip ti lelat ions of (-rcat, Britain, . , ? . , b. tior ever; wh< re accorded to an Kug'ish ? .mi The Hi neral'sspeech contained many pulpa i - lots, which, however, be nppeared to bo un ler . a].pi< heiisioii iniirht offend some sensibilities \V ),i n the toa.-t to the pres- wa- drank ? v 1 1 > Wa i.ki: n was culled on, and responded in n ?) ei b, in which he attempt e I to show that '?rein lirituiii whs distinpuisbed, i' was true, for her inanly foreign p-.licj ? but also for another tiling, which, v ith some purists was not regarded in so t.ivorable a i; J t ? he meat. l filibn ?? ri-in. ' he I'.'d become it 1 great power by fdibi>teii<m. He referred to hi** h iy ti prov# that preposition, to th- l>ane*? tho Sir.r- theNonnais Who wore they but filibos i(r. ? ijM it ters who, in turn, I'bandotird their obi rd h mi * and worn-'>ut bind*, and went ovei to tie Ittxelv island of Britain- to extend tho area of !.e< eom "and settled down th?re, teaching the in ti ? - ^ . ! ice nfiers, and all the aits of civilization! J< v.; - this mingling of races, this fresh infusion of lihbm-tcrian vigor, which made the pwint empire of i,i, i t Britain the roost powerful in the v mbt He alluded 10 1 hi anti-ftlihusier do''trinine calculated o m Mle lai d title.*: both in ?oeat Britain and the l otted States. That irnsliistory,but it was uotdipk. ii, a. y. and their guost Was a diplomatist , so he sh mid 1 <\f to pass over this subject until alater hour ot tho l< ?-i, when the company might h ive a legal ex < ok for uiiy filch extravagances. I .charred of tne ii, I *; i atiirally suggestive train of ideas, on such .i, ? isien, what furthei could be -iy! 'I heir n. t was too modest n gentleman to be plea-ed V.itl, per-oiiHl compliments, or he might ? e tempted t. iuii him a tilt ol that sort, in company with other distinguish'. d gentb men who hnd given renown to t)i< name whini ho bo worthily boro. He urght re f?-r to that gallant and indomitable hero who in flicted the first blow upon the pica' conqueror el r.iU-rn times ? Hir Sidney Smith, ot \ere: or lie ii igh refer t. another of tiie ?nrne name, eou Iy disiio gu.-ncd in lettors- the keen w cl"g?i? S' bolar. and brilliant writer for the At. n> ,?ri ?? ? ??,/??, fecund huu,?r we oaf^e, <i". aid ..fi * I t, t li.Ttrite tlemt lit ' > '' r? m." however, co*?pi<-uons as they wore is history, eomld i not have the hold upon our atfinirauon and iiffeetions. n? lie who, in a moment ef the greater I peril and responsibility, so nobly befriended our countrymen, when abandoned by our own representative, and by ibe whole wor'd, to an infuriated foe? who then gallantly ex I tended over them the shield of buuuiity , and strove ceaselessly to meliorate their ooodition, and assuage their grief. Such noble conduct in a stranger? in the representative ol a rival i>ower? would live in their heart* and memories, and iu the heart* and memories of those who were to follow tb?m. lonrer than the brilliant deeds of the hero of ! I A ere, or the fparkling wit of the eritie of the Kim- j 1 burg Bcrtnr. On this theme, however, he would < not trust himself to enlarge, because language was I too poor to do justice to the feelings which it awa- i Kencd. 7h#rewas on? topic which he could touch i without oflcntc to anv one? it wai one iu which all eould unite in oflfring a tribute to the go ; t eminent oi Great Britain. It was, he knew, hazardous sometimes to compliment John Hull. , Besides, he needed it as little as Hercules did the eulogy which the Spartan declined listen JnK ^ here wa#> a kind of understanding bc | twecn John Bull and Brother Jonathan, that they should not gammon one another. Bull, though he did chuckle in his sleeve, over the rapid growth and extraordinary progress of his j liopetul progeny, didn't like to tell hirn so. from a tear t>at the pert youth might put on airs and think himself equal to his daddy. On the other hand. Brother Jonathan does not'like to add to the already over weening pride and assumption of his old daddy. Such wm th?> compact between this hopeful couple in their bearing to one another. But, still there was one point upon which he thought Brother Jonathan would have no i scruples about praising his old progenitor. We 1 ought not to be content to praise ; we ought also to imitate his conduct. He referred to the noble policy which (treat Britain observed in her foreign relations, und to the manliness of her con sular agents. Kvcrywhere the representative of I '*n"t Britain was the lricnd ol lightand huuiani'y. It was mortify ing that our agents had not so high a , lepntation abruBd. He referred to eases where the i oi sins of Creat Britain had interfered to protect ltiyens when American consuls would not Uiu1 ? oie-nls should be men who would su-tain the honor I fid rights of the republic in the same prolan' and mni.ly mount r. V. e claimed Home asonr m ?del ii ! many respects ? why should we not i mi tat" her in ?.lat vr?> her loudest boa.-t? tbnt in every r .rt t t lie world, among the most barbarous, lior citizens could walk abroad, with the honor and iespe. '? of all pcopie. sale from insult or injury. I H. ''J S?"clu,Ie(l ofleriug a sentiment? . ,"t foreign representatives of the United States 11171 t tim.latc and imitate Mie nationality. the devotion I'll'* ,'i?M ? and humanity. wliich distinguished those ol <.r? r.t I ijiiiin. 1 When the toast to Quern Isabella was drank a letter from the Spanish Consul, M. Laborde. vjas itfiti, in which he deeply regretted lits nb'eneo, on account of indisposition. Captain Robert KUis, who was w.urdi (1 at Las Pozns, and who was afterwards icu ased 111 Havana, as a lillihuster, proposed? ilie hi r.lth ot Mr. Lu) ,? rde. (he Spanish Uunsul 1 if the volunteer toasts which succeeded, we were unable to procure but a few. Alderman Bi-kk, in a Jew appropriate prefatory remarks, toasted the Bri in-Ji Consul, u illiam Mure, to which thai gentleman I replied m a very spirited speech, which hi cou eluded by proposing ? 1 he. Colleg? of Lou Mar a :md its rrofesgors. 5 his called out Professor ('Hilton, ina feeline and handsome speech, which lie concluded by pro I 1 osirg ? J ' 1 wV,?ViPr"''<! f'n k;wmlw,P-? : ???" time r hor My arrive d", J m,u 111 lhc United States who u is rut rm<l and write. . followed a series of toasts and sentiments, hilarious ? wlnch tllc" C0Il,pany EK* very ( ' lorel Feck, of Lafayette, proposed : ? U illiam Sidney Smith. I,.,, -While we arknowledn that we owe bin. a debt that we can never pay nor for* get? and though ashamed of Owen foweinir) we am not a'hnmed to admit the claim U>11 kie?vi,? |lf, ^rou* lieait. we 1] prant an extension to the end of all time, and for the final payment we herewith pledge our honor. ( ol. S. H . Oakky proposed: ? 1 be natural nobleness e>l one lut-mber gives additional 1 Tigb ness to 1 1 ? hole family. The health und prosperity j of all the Smiths all over the world. J?. Corcoran being loudly called for, gave lhe health cf the first American Governor of Mexico ?nd the lot great Governor of MUis,ipp|_I? a noble ('oilman '"l t0 uollili,J (Three cheers to C.I). Yancey being ealled upon, gave the fol lowing. wlm-h was dnink with loud applause ? Culm and republicaui-in. " lie who by the plough would tliri>e. .. ... "i?n-elt must eitlier hold or drive " By\\,H Ellis: ? i he I'rogrtisive ei i) of Xeu Oriinne To this Becordci Winter l-esponn.d in a l.aiul M ti e aij (I t'i rvent tiianucr By I'r. I'. 11 Knapt : ? j In- tiialthvt u pi.rtii u'.ar lii. n.l of our ..nest 11 r i i'D.n 1 /.??]; * ' Ml . u. e\).i< s.-ed iiio.-e'i n- dv. j.ly sensible of t|,0 hor<ir. ByB ( '. Va*c;? i he lau'jf. it \im ( >i |hmi Here there were loud -alb for Mr. WiWii. of rh ? / .,0., um? but as he was no! prt seat, 0. D ^ i*cy wl.fhj'db.rn previously lef. ate t ir., ' he gnl!a :it e- .1 tcst vvi'h ( '? . Oahey for the honor of res- tin-i,. tot'je ?" 1 'b tuiiM, n as now e;il!.-?i for He d, elli;0d (|, 1' It i as with diffidence, and a due sense of hli deiu , .lHIV'u,,r re.pii.-itioo, yet tb-re wis hlati ' v ' X '' ? ' ''""V.r;"!"" ,,! ' ' records nt ?.? hnti. '1 : t 1 8 h-- could not but stand u] involuntarily to i xprc-s hio.-elf Ua-Ilv ie>] iiiitig the beatify and the goodness of tin hl '.f1 ?:.v.- ,i; ?' remark- eoiitainnl noieh b.?th ( i a: (I j'octic ivnrjiifh. The hour being quite late, and the wines uii"oni i' only good we Jou,hI it prudent, to leave about tins time, arid must. therefore, regret th-.t wo mi-cd s< uic cxeellcnt sentiments and speeches, .nd a great ccal ol pleasant .joviality which followetl our depar ture. buffiee it to say, that the festivity was' au exceedingly agreeable one to all who iiarticioaLed in it. 1 ! AT Vlt KSUURG. | Hum tin Yiekrburc Star ] Tliis gentleman arrived in \ ieksburg, upon the magi ificent steamer Eclipsc, on the morning ol tbe 21. -t uf, I " I n the reception of this communication, the committee waited upon Mr. Smith, and escorted him to his quarters sit the Washington Hotel, where many of the citizens ca'led upon him. He visited Jackson the same evening, where ho was kindly received, and hospitably entertained by the Governor. Upon his re'urn from Jack on, a dinner was ten dered him and accepted, which accordingly took I lace in the spacious saloon of the Prentiss llou.se, on the evening of the 22d ult . The company met at I P. M., an<l sat down to a sumptuous repast, N Hryson, our worthy Mayor, presiding. After the cloth was removed, .J. s. Byrne, Esq , Chairman of the Reception Committee, Wel ti mul Hr. Smith in the following very appropriate j address:? MR. BYIOIl'S ADPRKBS. Mr. Chnhmou aiid gentlemen ? I riso to perform a \ t ry pleasing und agreeable duty, and must I hank i yon, fellow- citizens, who have fcindly assigned it to inc, tor the honor thus conferred. The occasion which assembles us around the festive board this evening. Is one on which all parties and all Creeds can cordially and heartily unite? meeting as Ameri cans, to j ay ihr homage of our hearts to the sub lime principle of humanity, so nobly, so proudly i i.d gloriously ill i ? traled in th" magnanimous con duct of our di-t i?if5u5r-b? d guest towards our unfor tunate fiJloW- countrymen, when doomed to 'ill the li"rj( i 5 of the gloomy dungeon of the i.-le of Cuba. We come not to pu.?i jr.clgii" nt upon the policy or impolicy, the Justice or inir. 'icc of the "Lope* exp< uitku." Our object rises above, and finr 06 JMid 1 1 i. ;afi.r- of this < l.arn.icr? 's purer, nobler, more < \altcd! The grr.i.% hi nt oi the Anurioin people, that bca'-i through a!! this bright \ lai d, j.-' no v responding, as wc re pond, to the generous ar.d humane actions of our hon oiednna esteemed guest, and will continue so to pulsate, Blitil the i.ame of William Sidney Smith shall become a sacred household word, wherever philanthropy ha- a votary, or the getiiu- of lib erty t rue worship! cr . And why, my fallow-citi zens, thisprond distinction? Whence the source of tiii- pure glory, wh'-?e circling halo will ever rejt with nidiaiit light hjkjii Lis path through life, and render him, when "life's fitfhl fever i over," illus- j t rioni and immortal? If I could summon round you the mothers, whose anguished hearts beat mournful- ; lv and sad when the dread intelligence came that. ; their gallant sons were captives in a foreign land, at d they should U II j<u now the leaden weight of sorrow was lifted from their drooping souls? when j followed soon al ? i "the j:''!d tidi-i^' of great joy," ! announcing that God, in hij kind providence, ijad i raised up, in thn' d'-lnnt isle, i?r their suffering . onr. a friend ii ' >r l.< was "a friend inncid, ' J and that that f i< I ? - ?";r honored guest, Win. j Sidney Smith ? thc<|i>( s .on will be fully answered ? , and none who have heart to fe< I for otht nt' woes will j wonder for a,nioincnt that wc,thcii brethren, should i I ail him n our broth r, and "grapple him to our ' lictrts w i 1 1 < hook ? of ? t < el! When no other oyc seem ed to n ?-t with kindly glance upon them, ana the .-tor of hope sljtijit faintly and tremulously amid the tl .1 1> cloud.- of surrounding gloom, ho had a tear for pity? ai.d when no other band npp :ired out stretched to succor their d< spending souls, t> i^ was "open as the day for melting charity!'' Deeds like these, my fef'ow Citizens, require no prai-c? trumpet tm gncd, they speuk ? themselves th?' prouicst eulo gists, ai d thu "plrii of eloquence is dumb before tl m. How doe.- tl ?? eyi of the philanthropist, While gazing over the -tcrile waste ol " man's inhu >. niiy to man "?when gladdened with the bright and giMiious is >n of mi b nr. oat-i? i j our guest lias i ? ntcfl '? onr enraptured view? deligh' to dwell in:' ? 1 e i- wi i ii to rcuFw e in such tit '|'t. tfmrVetm i.<.'.uc, that mi:*., whin true t# to the dignity ?f h? lofty Mlrtbutw, and le j "the divinity that stirs within, ib indeed but a | little Io?cr than tbo angels!" How pules ?e lustre | of r( cat spleader and of princely iitUs?; before this j true nobility, whith the finger of God has traced m;on the sonl, and stnorped in characters of living light upon the brow? and how just the tribute of tlic clasalc burd, <1? lirmiiti >ntil!n>f dedtt eaplnmqne turn J up tit. et ercctc*. ad fidera toiler# vultus. The humane, the generous, and the high seuled conduct of our distinguished guest incontcEtibly prove bis claim to that highest of all nebility ; and cot in America only, but wherever winds shall waft, or billows bear the itory of hi* noble deeds, will the verdict we prenounce be ratified and confirmed. , Little did he imagine, fellow citizens, when in the early mern, at summer's noon tide heat, and twi light's stilly hour, obedient to the glorious prompt- , ifirrs of his generous nature, he bent his steps to- ; wards the gloomy fortress that shut our countrymen . from the light of heaven, on his errand of love and i mercv. that every step he took towards the dismal I prison was leading him right onward, where j "Fame's proud temple shines afar, little did ho | dream that every aet of kindness, *? cheerfully pei formed, created a new round in that ladder ot rlory, unconsciously created, which, like that ap pearing to the rapt vision of the Patriarch ot old, ascended to the very beavens.on whoee proud sum mit angels stood, whispering in accent* of star born melody, E.cctlsior! Hut, gentlemen, excuse me for detaining you? mere might well be said? less 1 j could not find it in my heart to s?y. It, remains ( for me to propose the first regular tonst, and I need j;ot ask from you an snthusinntie response. RW5PI.AR TOASTS. 1 Wm Sidney Smith. Esq.? Our honored jruest llis cenTous kindness, and practical sympathy to our fellow countrymen in distress. entitle biui to our hwtiug grati tude We welcome him wi'.h pleasure, and honor him with pride ?Music : " Here's a health to thee.-' The sentiment was greeted with the heartiest ap plause. Alter the ehcering had subsided? MR. SMITH'S STEKrH. >ljr, Smith rose and said: ? Gentlemen? In rising , ti oiler voti inymest sincere thanks forthe kind and , hospitable reception which you havo giv-u rac at | Vickthurg, and lor the cordial and handsome roau- | tier in which you have just no?v been pleased to drink my health. 1 reully know not how sufficiently to egress to you how deeply sensible I feel ar.d appre ciate the great honor you hove done me. !?o muoh kindness, <o entirety unexpected by me, must lot ever lemoin gratefully engraven on my heart. Kil tie did 1 think that mv poor and mu-h over-rated services in behalf oir the unfortunate prisoner--, wlio were brought to Havana connected with the ill- fated expedition under (5ener.il l.opc/., would have been noticed in the manner in which they have been by the people of this country, who have showered d?\vn upon me nought but honors, kindness and attention, from the moment llin-l-vi ui en its hospitable shores. Hut, gentlemen, in* poor services on that occasion, have been t irtoo mil li oveirutid. Had i not boon warmly sv-s'sic!, us 1 was, by those in Havana who cheeifii'iy came ! forward with t'"0 means which enabled ih to i?ro I vide those necc?snii< s for the poor fel' iws which tin v stood so much in need of? and who could ap I preeiate the motives which had iuducedthat bandtui of men and boy s t<i embark in an undertaking < l so I much peril and dat.ger ? it would have been iinpos ! sible for us. a ' warmly as >ve felt far their forlorn condition, to have relieved their distress, as we so I luii t ily succeeded in doing. After then- capture, I every indulgence was granted theru by the superior I authorities of Cuba, consistent with their con j tlit it'ii as prisoners; and when v>e consider the I i eculiav circumstances of their < asc, woeannotattn | lute too much praise to Gen. Coimh i, lor his many [ acts of Immunity towards them, ami especially for t bat coi ' aii. i d in his proclamation ot A ug. 21 ,1 "*.Jl , I in which bo spared the lives of all those ot the ex pedition who were capturcd, or delivered them, i selves up after that date; but for that noble act ot I clemency, we should now have to mourn the loss of i of nearly two hundred more ot those brave lads, I hurried unprepared into eternity . The wounded j were removed to an hospital, where they were c.iro 1 fully attended to. and where (leneral I/emery, the t then Lieutenant (iovernor of the island, in person i called twice to see that the men were not neglected. ! l cannot icrK telling yon of the surprise of the General upon his first visit to the ward which con ^ taitied the wounded Americans, and which was im mediately adjoining that of the wounded Spanish | soldiers, and which forcibly struck his Excellency a? being strongly characteristic ot' the American na tion. I'pon entering the ward of the Spauish sol diers, siid tbo Reneral, I found them thumbing : guitars, sleeping, < r lolling about; but the Ameri can, without exception, 1 tind reading a newspaper, with a dozen more along side ol his hid. 1 have to congratulate you, gentlemen, upon the happy ter mination of an expedition, which nt one time bid i fair to be the cause of much trouble to the govern ! men1' . ai d we must feel grateful to the warm heart | t'd young t/ueen of Kj nio, through whoso kindness 1 ai d ei federation so many of thoi-o who were con I . ernnt in thcil) -fi.t <1 i xp'edition,bave been restored i to their fnmilii s an 1 friends I er ive jonr kind in ! tlul^M " t lor tht:-f ?(??' innaih*, us 1 am quit? unprc I tared to n?hli-. < the immerou -nd talented iis-em i bill go r.ow 1'. ore me; ;u <1 I ean bti? ? \[i' " 'o you once more my u.'iiii.e-t at <1 >.' ? .t t ?- 1 is ' th ioks lor the 1 high hoi.or yei: lave oiifened e.]. oi ine, and vest assured it w ill t.. imp sib:e for me ever to torget 1 the kimli e- ai d ! o pi'.uliry ?!' li.c war-i hearted ! citirt ns of Viektl nrg. . ! Mr. Smith pat. down amid-t tiic most fiithusia-?i.i clieeiing, an I the ( liuii man nuT.ouir cd the second icgular t .- st ?>. T - s.lrtt-<l : ii'" Hie t'uited Mo'r ? ^lay th? tjolden Vmi.'- ot i . > i e v. l.ieti cow unite then-, ncter be broken. jrt iifie? "to .1 face the i|uccn.:' \Ym r v i i=t s, K tvas h>n<lly called for, ana ve?]?ii)i'i lv\ii',i ^?.er''; power and eloquence to tho i sent in ent, conelutiing ivith :i beautiful tribute to our j r? pe i it di'-tinguhhed Consul nt Havana, the Hon. William L. Sharkey, which ^ a.: loudly ap | plauded. j e^iiecn T-?be!la IT ? ll'-r clemency to our captive count rj m? n hns ri ndwed more Illustrious the proud nunie lie w< rthilv wrars. Music?' I .a 'Juehttca.'' lioiiAiio L. H vims, Esq., the I'nitedStates Dis I triet Attormy, on the call of the company, most i felicitously lesioudcd to the sentiment ?t. Cur Country and it ? t rie In?titutUHH? May tliev i eitiliire forever ' -Music ? -Hail Columbia. " Hiatik utiiid loud cheers. 1 :> lion. William I.. Sharkey? Our Consul at Havana. I Music? ' Star Spangled Banner. At the tending of this toast, Mr. Smedks again | rose, and enchained the attention of the company i with a more extended tribute to our worthy Consul, li. The Prets? The bulwark of freedom; the terror of tvniits Music ? "JJurseillalre Hymn." "J. I). McConntj.l, Esq., editor of th 6 Sentinel, made a happy and eloquent response, i?d concluded with the following sentiment : ? A free (JoTi mment ami fie? Pre>s? One Indhpen-oible j to the other? Twin sisters, going band in band? May tliev ever endure. ] T. WVinan..- America's daughter? are lier jewels. Mu I sic--'TIome. sveet bomc/' | Mr. Bybnf. being loudly called upon, rose, ami paid n glowing tribute to ihc ladies. i After the tending of the regulai toasts, several S volunteer toa-ts were drank, ana followed by happy responses from the company, which clo.-ul the fes tivi tics of the evening. It was. altogether, one of the most pleasant and hai men ictis entertainments it has ever been our good iorlunt} to enjoy ? in very deed, a ' least ol reason, and a How of soul." A C'lme for th? C'l?nrllnl>lr. Nr.w Yoi!K", June, 1S52. Dear Sik? I d-j mo?f -ireordy trust yon will oxouse the lib- j oily 1 have taken in writing these few linos, but hearing if your giscrosity in assisting the afflicted, l ai d of jourwillu gmts to relieve the unhappy ? for f dem Im.- one of my years felt the witheringrod of j adversity so much ?s 1 linve here in a strange land, fr'er.dlcss an v. ell as f>ennilor? ? induces me to j trouble you with this note, in the hope that you j might extend joureharlty to ono whose spirit is al- i rnuly bent down wi'li misfortune. No father havo I 1 to m"[ | hi t rr shelter me, norno kind mother to syw- I path. te with me. Oh, no. All appears a dark fu ture to me, since 1 left Liverpool. After the death of my parent:' hy cholera. I oamo to New York in the hn| ?! of doing better than I could do in l.ivcr 1 'in 1: but, sir, that hope has been eruelly disappoint ed, fr I have j ever hcen able to earn ruoro thnn would keep life and soul together since my arrival; m d i ow, Miie. 3?'u tv ill not think me too presumii tous in asking you to insert in your valuable .ioutMil a few linos to the benevolent, a.?kirg for a 1' w dollars to assist in sending me home; and if there is a kind heart in Now York who would assist me, tl-< n yr-.; can, sir, stop the price of the ndver ti-Mi crt when you should receive any donation. f>h, .Mr. Itennvtt, U'yoa eould only knotr the grati tude that 1 should feel towards you for acting thus, you would do it with a heait and a half, for I have tried and tried for employment, but nil in vain; an 1 if 1 should return to Kngland, I would be certain of . liinghnjpy. Oh, yes, I houbl bo hnjipy. for my J cn-ptoyei would re-engage mo when I should return, ; ri d I should he surrounded withtho blessing* of an ] aged grandmother mid dear sister. Might dollars : vi uld mull that |*aec ami happiness of mind which | 1 have lost, as that sum would defray my expenses to Liverpool. If jour generosity, Mr. Hennrtl, should allow you to lend mo ( hough a perfect stranger) the eight dollars, 1 shall leave with you as a security mv poor mother's dressing ease, until I should be able to rimit you the amount in Ilritish money. Tho case is voiih more to a stronger than eight dollars; but to me it is valued inure than ten thousand times the amount. I have parted with all I had to support rue during the winter in Hultimorc. so I have been com piled to ask of you, and with a sorrowing heart, your assistance, and may (Jod bless you. Trusting in Divine l'rovidcncc, that this appeal rnny obtain my w ish, and apologizing for troub ling you wth these linos, i ?n;. dcni? ir, an .Tfilieted. poor orphan, 1 UAHj.r.?. (.'onmoh j CITY NEWS. New Hulldtugwln the Bowery. Tins JIKMOCHATIC THOROUGUKAKE LOOKING UP. We have already given an account of the new buildings in Broadway, the great, fashionable throoghfrre of shops, and of the Fifth avenue, the great fashionable locaU of "the upper ten." We now present tho reader with the improvements in tho Bowery, which will be found to be comparatively "lew and far between." The Bowery is the demo eratic thoroughfare of store;?, In opposition to aris tocratic Broadway; and though it is the finest street in the city for ts length ? the widest and most airy ?and though it is the greatest thoroughfare iu the city, next to Broadway, it has remained almost stationary for years, while improvements were going on all around. It seemed to disdain the aristocratic notions of marble and brown stone, and to stand by the old brick of democracy. The spirit of innova tion, however, has at length invaded even .the Bow ery, and now brown stone fronts anti east iron columns arc introduced; and, once the spell broken, we may expeet to see this class of buildings in a *hort time become all the rage in the Bowery. This thoroughfare is, therefore, looking up, and the improvements in the interior of the Bowery theatre are but an indication of "the signs of the tim<!s." The new stores which are not of brown stone, bni of brick, are fine large buildings, and present a cu rious contrast to the small oil two story buildings which still prevail in that street. The follewing is a list of tho new buildings: ? James T. Bcrtine, No. II, has built a fine s'oro on the site of tho former one, which was destroyed by the late fire in that quarter. It is twenty-two feet front, sixty feet deep, and live stork* nigli The front is constructed of brown stone, except t lie first story, which is cast, iron. No 1), belonging to the Lorilbird es'a'e, is i tine building, twenty- two feet front, sixty feet deep, a ?id five stories high, with a brown stone front. This store is built on the -*itc of tho farmer onn, which was destroyed by thebito tire C. S. Hiue, No. 13. bus erected n very floe store on the sit?? occupied by the forme r one, which ? is destroyed by tho late fire. It is twci;'.v-t vo t' ? -t | trout, liii i.'tj feet deep, and five torie.i high. Tho i fioiit is ot Philadelphia brick, execpt the first stoiy. i which is cast iron Tho upper part of the building ! is occupied by Mr. lliuc, and tlie lower p. .'t a? n I furnishiug store. It cost nbout ^(jOO. I Mr. Smith, No. 1">, lias erected a tine store on the i site of the former one, which was destroyed by tho i hitofire in that quarter. Jt i- tw> n'y-fivc foet iron', j sixty feet deep, and five stories high. The front is ! brick, except the first story, which ir cast iron. K. V, ebb i:- the architect. It cost about tj?'),000. Mr Burnett has built a fino store, No. 17. It i twentj'-tlve feet front, sixty feet deop, and li o stories high. Tho front i.< of brick, except the ii it, story, which is cast iron. This .store is also built oa the site of the 0110 which suffered by the )afc (ire. If cost about $9,000 K Webb was the, architect . On the corner of Houston stree!', three housoo be longing to tiie Lorillard estate have been taken down, ui.d new stores arc to oc.'upy their pla e. Tiny arc to be twenty-five feet front, one hundred fcet derp, end four stories high. The froii'8 fvr; to be of brown stone. They will not bo finished till late in the fall. Thomas & Sou are the architects. '1 ho Bowery Savings Bank, 2I.S Bowery ? This building, which is in course of erection, is 'lifty feat lior.t, eighty feet deep, aud four stories high. Tho front is to be of brown stone, very ornamental. The lower part of the building is to be occupied by the bank. Tho architects arc Thomas k hon. It will cost about (90,000. Dentil of David Gralinm, Ewj.? Meeting of the Sew Y??rk Bar. A meeting of the members of the bar of our city was held yesterday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, in the general term room of the Superior Court, far the purpose of expressing their sympathy in the loss of their lamented professional brother, I bifid Graham, Esq , and of proposing some suitable testimonial to the memory of the deceased. -Amongst tho?e pre sent were some of the most eminent and rcspettable of the profession. The lion. Benjamin P. Butler was called to tho chair, llcnry E>. Davies, Esq., the Corporation Counsel, was appointed Secretary, and F. I> Cutting ami J. Prescott Hall, Esqs., Vice Prcsi lonts. William C. Xoyes, K m., rose and said, that ho I 1 * | bad bocn requested by Ills brethren to pro pole I some resolutions respeeii'ig the deplorable event | which had befullcn them, in the decease of their ! brother. Personally, bo (Mr. Noyes) had felt ! greatly ofiiictcd by the loss of Mr. <>raham. Here i numbered that they came to t he bar at tho s:;ino j tin. o : they were admitted in the same clu*--, | ahd nrg'.cd tl ? ir firs' causcs in the snmo term, i That was sometime since, and from that period he bud entertained l'"r Mr. Graham, in common with nil his brethren, the highest personal and profes ' fionnl friendship. l\ivi"l Grahi in wa?acr#?lif t'1 i tin m os n roan ami p lawyer, and irn- distinguished as well for hi.- ability and teal :t- for his forensic ; uodic.-.-t s. Ho was well read in ?hc profession, and , he never appeared on oi>y occasion, cither in (lie | com ts or elsewhere. without o ing credit to himself : m il to the bur. He had held imjwrtant office*? bo was first an alderman of this city, and subsequently : Corporation Counsel, and afterwards declined the ' nomination for 11 ay or; at anothertimc he was called I upon to remodel our laws. In all those offices t here I never was an instance known in which he fuilod to ! perioim bis duly faithfully. No one could have, been connected with him without being convinced of the purity of his heart and tbo kindness and sin cerity of bis feelings. Mr. Noyes then submitted the following resolutions: ? Received. i hut we deeply lament the decease of ear profttsionnl brother. I>a*icl Graham. whose superior tn . tcllect. high moral worth, and graces of j.rh ate character, | ei ntiibuled to largely to the welfare, utility aild bona* of | the New York bar; that we sincerely sympathix" with i his family and tlin community, in mourning the lo?s of I one who furniidied ko many examples fen the praise and i mutation ot his fellow men. Ri solved, That to evluco our appreciation of the de ceaied. and to perpetuate his name, we will place i .i one of the court rooms a suitable monument coium<-m> rathe of his ability and virtces. 1!< solved, That a committee of live persons benppoint id i'rem this meeting, with full power to carry into effect the last preceding resolution Mr. M'otTGHTDN seconded the resolutions, which . were unanimously adopted. The Chniimun appointed Messrs. Noycs, Brady, h'andford, Peabody and Stonghton, such committee Mr. Peabody spoko in eulogistic terms of the so cial qualities and high professional attainments of ; Mr, (Iraharo, which were su-.-h as were rarely to bo fonnd in one ninn. ! Mr. A. J. Vandebpoel tben ?Acred the following i?c uolut ions, which were ii!.*o unanimously adopt .?<jj ? I'esolvi d. '1 hat the bnrwili unite with the other friends of the d? ec an d in at tending his funeral. Resolved, That eopi< s of these resolutions, iuthonti eated by theoflicers of this meeting, be tiahsmitted to the family of the de ceased, and that the proceedings of the meeting be put itched. In answer to ?n inquiry put by the Chairman, Mr. Pi Ai mry taid that the remains of Mr. Graham had arrived by tin Franklin, on Monday night: that the arrangements ior the funeral ceremony had not yet been completed; but due notice ?>f the time and ) iacc of buiiul would be given in the public papers. ri he meeting then adjourned. cot r.T or ArrEAt.-'. .Tim ?On tin a.--euibling ol the t'ourt this morning. Mr. N. llovditch 1 lunt announced tli? death of Pave! Graham. Esq lie paid a handsome tribute to his me- j ii'Oiy in toms eloquent remarks, and submitled to the Com t the following proceedings ofthe tnr ? At ii meeting of '.he nn mbers of the bar of the State of ? ( v. Vi.ik in iittondance at the Court of Appeals h"Id in the Senate Chamber, at the Capitol. in tho city of Al bany. on Saturday. the JOtb of June, 1862, for the pur- i pose oi i xpresslng their respect fur tbo memory of David ! Orrbnin. dieented. the linn. t'ahiiiel Rcardauy was, on motion of N Row ditch Ulunt. called to tie clifiir: and on motion of Hon. .1 A. Lott, Nicholas i I ill, Jr.wa? up I ointi d f-i cri tary. On motion of Charles O'Connor, seconded by John ' Oor.ff.n, the following resolutions were unanimously 1 adeptc d : ? In -i.lved, That wo lia\e learned with deep regret the de er* e ol our lino iftecmed brother. David Ornhnm, wlmia i Ngli pre fetfii aal cbsrauter and private worth hare for ! mi.uy jcnri ' < mnatidi d our respect aud eenlldaace. Ii< r ? \cd. Tt nt in the early decease of our lamented iufi- | ? .? te, ve deplore tin less of one who *a? iva ornament to : tlie^prefis*inn of wl.iili lie n?.i a nieiuhtr, a valued friend, and a Worthy *r.d oseful citizen. lugtnuons in Ilia inter C' ..r-i with I i* brethren, vlgornns in intellect, a ripe u liolar and a oi lit,, ni.died Jurist, we cherish bis memory u. <le-' rvli - rr 1 iyliert regard. Rerolve!, Tint v? tender t? the afllieted family of f,iir | di ei DKid fiirrd our v nrmest sympn'hj, and that ne will w ^nr i ho i'f i nl I arfge of nienruin^. Retolved, I hai a i opy ol there resolntlons, attested tiy t he ot) ? if of ii. j.ieitli lie preeeated to the Oonrt of A ppialr, witii a rriini^t that tho* be catered upon the inlniitui of the Court. HAVL BBARDSUtT, Chairman. N ic no i as Rii4n Jr.. f^eeretery. The Court tben look up the calender, and called Xo. ].1 ? Tucker and otliers appellants ngalnt the Hector fc'v.of t St. Clement's Church nnd others respondents ? which hid been set down for to-day. Argued ? II. \V. Honiiey for uppellants; Murray Hoffman for respondents; concluded. Tl?r Turf. T'mow Cot s?:, h. T ? Tbottih..? Tiu sday. June 22d. ' We nnuex tbo remit of the mutch for f?l 200, two miles, | ar.d repent, to Wngons. i W. VVhclan's b. (j. Honest John 1 1 , (1. Nebon'sb. g. Mack Harry 2 'i i Time. 5:27?6:28. Ci nthiiii t i Coi mi:, Ii. I. ? TaoTiiNci ? Tuesday. June . C'.'d. Match for *1 i.CH). mile heats to wagon* ? Wagon and driver to weigh 400 pound". J Conrklin's b g. t'entreville 1 \V . Wlieltl i b i Viei'jt Jl. mmcr ioiu.l MtaMllucom Ucal '"?i, Tiik Anniversary ok 8t. John'* T)av ? TTi!? anniver sary will tw celebrated in a becoming iriannr by the *tn of M. John'* College Kordhain. cn the 24th in?t?nl. There will be a del, at u by the graduates and rhetoricians. Those who would avail themselves ef this ffportuuity to witness the cole hi at ion, should bare in the cart' at tha City Hall at 10 o'clock. A. M., arriving in d#e time for the exercise* of the d..j, Tiik Wkaiiier. ? 1 ho weather, yeetcril.iv v&i V^anti ful and agreeable? not too warm? the heat. in. ;? groat, measure. being lessened by n delightful wet -e. The ther mometer ranged from 75 to 80. Thivderci tr iw a Ci r.AM Sky ? VtrtrMay i !ternooi?. about half-past one o'clock. a terrific and tuddea clap of I tbuuder visited the iuh.U.iUints of the ?!( [.< M tionol the city. The peal was to loud that the childrrn of the Ninth ward school all rushed for ihe d <or. ?nd were only quieted by the greatest exertion on the purl of the teachers. who hud some experience in that lino, a* it will be remembered by our reader* that this is the school which wan the scene of a dreadtul caUst -oph* la*t fall. There wan only one clap heard. Vsion College. ? The annual commencement of thin College will take place on the 28th of July, i h?* add res# before tho theological Society i? to be u-iivcred on the ?25th. by the llev. John Newman, of Wert Foultney. Ver mont The annual oration before the &en.ate will be pro nounced on Monday, the 26 th. by John La Karge, of Philadelphia, and that before the literary Divides by the Bev Henry Onles, which will be foLcwej by a poen? by Park Benjamin. ? Tarcet Excursioh.? On Monday. the Wafhingto? 1 C.uards. Capt. Ca<dlcy. of Brooklyn, proce.u.d on thoir | second annual excur ion to Slaten Island. .v-cuipanied I by Granger s Cornet baud, for target practice They 2 pa?scd the Herald office going and returning, and made I a neat appearance. The lollowing la a list of the prize* [ awarded to the fortunate winner- : ? two tiher cups; ?. I fruit knife; pair of boots; brcytpiu; t i I v < r star; fou wreaths. Ni'isance.-? Numerous comiibiintJ are made dsiiy *l>oul men and boys bathing in the river, nc.ir the i'uKou ferry, and exposing; their person* in fight of the p..-.engers on the ferri7 boat* It Is a regular practice <f uien and boys, working in thutjlocality. to resort there at. twelve o'clock to bathe, thereby exposing tLtir jec-onn to tbou (Cixls. It otiirnt to be stopp -d. Cevr nr. Soi.iel ? On Monday, a mm named Peter Kimball was takeu to the City Hospital in ; state of in sensibility, cattscd by the heat of the pod AcriDrrtr. ? At 5.'? P. M. on Wondt.y a nwu named T'avid elpti'.ter fell through tho hatchway of the house . 20# Jlettur stmt, c rn*r of 1 mU . t" ell from thai fourth ftory on au iron grating nudWA- <ever-.lv injured j en the head ami internally. lie was .t-:ueVid to tho( hoepitai by the poll. Kirk. ? \ fin: w ? <li covered abont 4 . K. M. ye-tei-day morning. iu th" wmto fa u- ? of the home & ' ?? it?v?mue It wn caused by a domed ic leaving a ' i-e .-e ltgntcd. Jt was promptly ixiiiyui d. with I til t;;!'.-.. I k'ii.ige. Accmi:NT. ? At 4 }i I' M. on Monday. j- ?> m'n. named Patrick Hums, was Driving hlJ hor.-e a ?d w,ii:or :n *ltil berry rtreut. he was preeipitntcd to t! pin einent. and Heriouely injured lie was taken to Jiis r< (ideueo by an officer. Anomifv. A'.-cipbnt.? On Mi ndny n'? bf. rV nt o'clock n man named Willinra Valence iicnidentnlly fell through the hatchway! froui the '? coml lloor. in the ?'vrr :M New street, lie was ???\nely injiucdj and sa-; wnvejed t< the hospital by hi-, fii. nils. I'oi'mi Pi.ov vkp.? Y< ftcr('!>y, tbe rty <f an tin known man, who upp n red to b; about t>ven'y-tlvc year" of ago. va> foi i.d iu fr- n; of tho Ati - .lolel Hobo ken There ?. , several hundre.d doliarf to Asncricau ! and foreign gold fouud on hin per-ou. lie l ad on -lioen liearily n?ibd. with pdtei." a course shirt nii?.rVed J. M v.ith rid thrc.vl blueeK-th jmuts grey Ilojiniui oivri-hirt. line TMt witfa brass buttousf in hit p ??? ? (lermftr! pipe, a jack-knife marked M. and a padlock, with | a bdneh of keys. Jubtiee Broxning held an in qitei.t on the bo-ty. and a verdict of " fonnd dri.KTied' j was returned. The money id iu the bunds of Justice1 Browning. Sirav':!I? rufD T)r.ow?irti. ? The body cf ftri unVnowi fimalc was found jestenl iy mornint' flo.i' ,op in rbe ilo^kj 1 foot of Twenty third street, North river. The > oroncr ' ' notilled to hoi .1 an inijucsi upon it. Death by Oni-ono; ohm. ? On Friday evening last. Stamford, Connecticut, Mrs. Nathaniel HVcd. ?ishing tr j have a tooth extrae'i d. requested that cblor(ifi .-m tdioul'1 be administr red T'i? dentist complied v -i; ?i?r r* ,uwt ! but she had hardly immenccd inhaliag th- fume* wheii j ' she fell suddenly back and expired. >Jr. Weed i-- i wealthy merchant of this city, and the suddew death v bis incftimable lady, un ler sueU ciioe-nstaoceg, create a great excitement in Stamford. Acoinr.xT o-i Siiimioaiii>. ? On Monday ito/niug ? railrr oti board the hri^ Hamlet, lying o Ibe li e; in. op positi! (lovernor's I viand, fell from the tn - u y.ird eti deck | and was *eriou.-ly injured. Jle was conveyed 10 tb< bos pitai by an officer. C'onrt nfHcncral Sewlem. Beforo the lieourder and Alderman Ward. Jim: 22 ? The Hank J-'mgerics ? Th' trisi cf t'corpi Browne, one of the parties implicated )a the->e transac tions, wax specially appointed for this morning. Hon. F. A. Tallmadge objected tU?re whk not a fill Court, and a-ked for an adjournment, Mr. Penmsn belli*, j abseut. an wni supposed, from lndispositiiin Ho ulso in sisted upon the prisoner's right tc have the names o twenty-four juror? in the ballot box. The Court held that ou the latter point t-.c was elcarl. entitled, and. having fiand the ab.-en. . is i _') each t r<b red the court to he adjourned HI* to *n uto'v morning 'J here was no other case on the day c dend-ir fo- tinal Supreme Court? C ire tilt ? lit_l"ie Don. Judge I'd *T.ru . .Tint 22 ? In the pa ?? of ,'i.irif. ?" ? ?. '/".? Unite Staff: Mint Straw, hip l.'oupivy thejn."..' orn c! :? ?oal verdict f'.* the plainli.T for *60. Theatrical nn<l Mu>l( ut. Broadway 'l'liuini ? Mr. U Hi! jm . II.- Ii: 'ic| ! mcditn. ami lii< wife. ?ir-< B tVHlianv wh > i one?i I the I est npr< sentnt jvt't of Yankee chara ?;<??? In (lie I ni ? ted States. ore h.jw playinp; a very sucre^u'. tug-igeincii | at the metropi litnn UicaJrc. .Vr. tt'illu ids L.'.? Uboroj ! litir.l to attain hi* prc?ent j.nsltl >n, with hi) ? 'l.ii-s wliiel few artists experience. having a father ai.d mother tj mpport whom he LPVvr ucglcctcd. as well otli<irmci? ; hers of bis inim-Kale family; hi always act' <1 the part o ti good son. ami ho ha-< ii?:t reached a | esition which it i hoped h e will maintain with snti-faction to the dramt ; tic public, aii'l credit to himself a? ao Irish comedlat: lie appears to nl(tht in thp drawn of Ireland A? K Is. and "Teddy the filer.'' and bis wife iutbe ar>.utin? piec rf In and Out of Plact, ' Nini.o'a Gahdf.i ? The French Opera Cemtiioe compal ny appear again this evening in the opera of ? L<- Son? d une Nult d'Kte. oi*MI.1'Uimnpr Nig) I rum.'' Th i haraeter of Klixabeth will he sustained I y Mad. Flcury .lolly, who although not what we would strictly term ai artist of a.-tonnding qualities. pow.esiie^ a good mi ! prano Toiee. and niaoages it with scientific government Tlie other two prominent character? a>' sustained V >1 . Dignet and M. Oraa'. who rcpre?ent tihak'i^arc anil I iildiilT with great euiuic ability. History dt.ea not tapl 1 ply ns with an instrnpe where Sliak' p?'\r< i\ ? r .ippe.iri ij in his cup*; we sin old like, therefore, to know why b" i! . represented so? '1 he opera In every ether Kipirt is verl IM d, and the choraj sad oiche-trai (!? putoutl excel' | lent. Bostpn's Tiir.crtiv ? Xo matter what change* occur ii ) the city, it seems Hurton can maintain Ms ground? hi thpatre is well patronized, and hi* tact intfc! m.in.nge.ria | chair is without parallel. It U an old m&xhr Althnugl many sovereigns die. yet the king is never dead:" nn< . this may Tery happily be applied to Barton's theatre for. altliougb bo may lose u star this wkK who has ri ??ttcd the hearts of bis audience. yel there <aem| to bi| always u heir presumptive to fill his situation, prolablj of not ii*<? hut more talent, for the welfare and amuse! ; nient of the dramatic public, aud the filling of the ootTcrJ of the treasury. To-night, the comcdy of Mind you' i wn Business," and the amusing farce if "Ccod fu. Nothing." National Tirr.ATnr. ? This evening til" frftrmanop; . will ccumience with ?? Rebel* aud Toiiea," i >r the accom time. It has been dramatised from a hi"tori' ai romaned of that natnc which lias been written by 1/a.urence l.al ' hree.^Thf piece hn* been produced without any regard til espetue, aud^hc ec nerj U beautiful, 'i ? <? end.ng clni Tn<l?rn are filhd hj Mc-urs IV. .Tone", N. Ii I'Urke. 1,1 Fox. and Mn. B. P. Nichols. The whole to ednelndJ , with the drama of ?? ltom to (iO'?l 1 ucU,'' \s ih Mr. lied : mood Byaa ?* Paudeea O'iUMfi i ) Ci'.ti r. Oaboi-N. ? Thi* evening the cntcrt.nnment conj ' ^i^1s of n gland con v ti. which cnm| vocal and in slTiunental peiformnnee* Among tlieart>t? are tin nntnes of Slnd. Sied-nburfr. llerr Klein, and llerr Mucn zing. The orchestral department will ie undtr tbo diJ rcction of M. Qucrin. Asmr r, in ! yv * llr' -r ? l?oi ? 1 . ? < f train ed anbnals. conslirtlr of n 1 1 . y . goats anu doers* will ?yprar ?u?n thia ???? ntn* ;<? a variety ? th - highljl . ii i ing ai ? s i . i . . Ii Inl L'hejr I ? in?tl the] i attt mtauee i.t :.ng" ,? .. I ?ri r- . .1 ?, w .i worth! j seeing. Mn norm. it e 1 T s ? > ?The grand concert ri' Madam Ml oni pi in s ? tl h. i v. -liinr. when, n' ' ..ii' a lar?'? f -m ml i.ige of the nni leal dilettante wii'. in i ro-ent. 5 t is in pv'il'n 1 1 .i.e l;ii :te : loutrrlo vi.i i; ia ij | w oi Id. The prrgramm' i? one of rare aUra lioo. Mvsi.i m ? The iv ? dr^ma en i'lid ' P:1 1' r. >nd Be , pndi.nce." and the fn\.iilte i -luedi' tlf. i ( ? V'nint. Ifeari iievt r Won Fnlr I.ady. wil' I r'-pr"''eote'l thia after noon. at thi* cstah: liir.eiit: .in I the nin.i ng pieces, MvImI Pw|j* Fwalns '? and tb : '-lilustri' n Ftrangir.' W'fll be given in the evening Giaisn' dfirt iTr.i Tbl? pornlar r- sort fntinua-' to re ext< n"i\i 1> patr .nixed i."t*iih !?ad zj; tli" great 1 hi at ot the w< utile r. the progniutne fo: iu&ht it very r.ttraetive, M'eon'a Mis'-ti i ? Thi w ii. ? : r. ;1 ' " I liiopeai? delineators continue-i :<i d ! .i>; full 1.. ? ?? Tlioy an liouiipe a very Cm - i .ti|i^? and d.n r" ft to night. Mao. Avm Uisiim. wl;. -? b?en ( i?ini r^nccrts through' III the fit v 'tli e greatest Slip. gives a innriilthi ni'i.li at Itnl* re. ond aiKil in Fhtla 0<lpe..i on the V 4th. -!t: ? ?? i h she will p "o. eed 'a rv . IoNi w Voik. wiieii (li- In1' mis giving two graud h ? tlii'l . nidtd by B?cL.?? the gr. at harpist. r.tFt TMFNT 1 IIOM * I? Ml HOUl CAIt, -II TINC in Heath ? A man mimed Aaron Hanta w.is killed on I )lo I liminpo l'ii; !i 'inl, ?iei:r !~andy I r,. IVid.i y, nndthe people of l'aters in are much ex ited about I lie manner of bin death. Tim following account, which isproluibly exaggerated, li.u roaohod us: ? L'.inta and hi- wifo were in the car:, and be eithc.' l en tirely to pay his faro, claimlnff a five ^a;?agc b? ( nuse be lind formerly worked cn the road, or lie bad not sufficient money to jiay. The condiietor tbcrttfore turned him out, nnd, as it is "iated. while I the eniv were in u:o'.iou, so that Bant* was ecvcrciyl brnl id B? lay on the track till the next tralij eamn and It nnaved over bitn. flitting off both.'igi at I lie tbt thigh*. ? f he (li i il ill iiivdiat' y. Ill theretnrn of the t rat .t the conductor wna a? !%'.??? nrd ' e;rl"oret At' ? if - rej-or* . I'P;W vr, P.iyr that I J.t L... .? L ' .oi.dt'i. ? *Yt ??( H Jkterti ??'; Ziit t9lJr|. |