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THE NEW YORK HERALD.
WHOLE NO. TSl)6.
SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 25, 1868.
KIWI BY TKLKURiPli
TIB FIBB nixil.
SEIZURE OF ANOTHER VESSEL.
LATER F t OM TEXAS.
IB.WIBSTK^S tiECBPTIOIV i MARSHF1KLD,
Ito.. fco , J?.
From W
lrK88Tm'8 PBOCL AM aTIOA ? TBK >1 8810* TO EN0
LAND AMD FBANOB? THE VACiK t OPR Ml JUMI*
SHIP? THE BR TIsH MIN18TKB 8 i*iVS3PO vT8.
stcciai. oMiuronDtnci or rwr wrw roil hfa&lo.
WisiiixcTo*. July 24. 1858.
Mr. Webster'* course in p i i?hto/ < roolamations over
his own signature. in ? Roxto a has exclt d some
aurprlre, and a good <l*al of co v?r<?Uon hero
It U believed Mr. will tr> England if the
? needful can be raised in Ro-ton And here Kemi to be
rwon to suppose that cab bo fort booming, now that the
Boston fishermen Are inu-rerted in the result. If Mr.
Webster goes to England. rumor aligns France to Mr.
Crittenden.
The statement in a New York paper with raforenco to
Sir. Humph iey Miuvbull and tb? vacant Supreme Julge
chip. Is a needless pb-oe of Indignation. As telegraphed
by me some days ago. tbe l*ref blent bis deeUred bU in
tention of filling the vacancy by giving it to a citizen o
a State 1* the circuit Tbe Kentucky Ciroult has al
ready a Supreme Onurt Judge in Mr. CAtroa, of Fenne
see. This decision of the Pre-tdeat- alio. of courfo, ex
elude* Mr Crittenden Mr ilonrad would not Accept
The Committer of i!<?nni*rc?of *be House uri ab >ut to
report a recipr??ity bill of wiiio ?r'inle-< between thu
iiriti-li North American pr ?vine ? and tb- United States.
Inaddi'ion to the ari tele- omtnn irated In tha old reci
procity bill, the forthcoro n* bit provide- for the Inter
chango of all agricuiturHl itupi-ffr'ut-* an-l iron cavtlng*.
and olKi expressly "tipulat s hit tlii n intieaitern fish
eiies shall be op-n to O ir li-her?oen Tbii wa* detnr
tnined upon prevlnu- to tb- b?li g?rent. d'-uionstratloas
by tbe British government and ?ti* difficult to my what
the effect of tho u pr>??ci1initi> niiy be
Tbe new* of a seizor* of an l-nert-wa vessel by one of
the British crnlter- ba? ju-t r?*ch d here. And oxcited A
vomewbat angiy f elinit. John Hull .<b iuld hear in miud
that if bo asserts his ?uppo ?d right. ?? In too rndn a man
ner. we may stop his ooi too Th? Southern tnon Arc al
teady boiling And rendv to go for reon?a's At once. Con
gress Is in no mood to put. tip with Kruriandt bullying,
and a re Mention to giv- her Mini tr his passport? will,
on Monday if the news I- oonflnm-d ttnd many Advocates.
1 ga'ber this feeling from a general conversation with
members. X. Y. Z.
PLENTY OF MONEY ? PAT OF SENATORS.
(fiiHisoTM, July 94. 1852.
It is Ascertained tbAt after paying the appropriation In
the Deficiency bill, there still remains In the treasury, to
thia date, sixteen millions throe hundred thousand
dollars. After all the dispute about the mileage Amend
ment to the Deficiency-bill. insisted upon by the Senate,
and after some opposition concurred in by the House, it
turns ont that the Committee on Enrolled Bills negleoted
to have it engrossed Aud Mr Speaker Boyd And the Pre
sident of the SeoAte signed the bill without it; and, with
this omls< ion, it was sent to the President, who. of
course. made it a law. Mr Secretary Dickens walked
up to the Treasury Department yesterday to get the fifty
thousand, when to his astonishment, it was announced
the approptiation was no- in tbe bill. To remedy the
negligence, tbe Senate have inserted the mileage amend
ment in the Military Appropriation bill, and the bellige
rent debate yesterday makes it appropriate, no doubt.
' X. Y. Z.
TBB TEXAS -CREDITORS ? SENTENCE OF DAY? THE
PRESIDENT'S FAMILY.
FAOM AKOTHEB COBRKsrOKDBXT.
TVashinoto.t, July 24,1852.
H. M. Watemon and Joseph l>. Williams, members of
tbe Committee of Three, Appointed by the creditors of
Texa?, publiih a card in the Um a*. in whioh they state
that General Hamilton's card was published without
their concurrence, and they regard the policy reeom
tmended by him as injurious to the great bulk of tha
cieditors. James 8. Holm au also publ sbes a card, show
ing the impolicy and injustice of Ham 1 ton's plan, under
Whioh General Leslie Combs, with a just demand of
$170,000 would not get one cent
John Dsy. who was conric ed of the murder of his
wife, his been sentenced to an -mpriaoament of eight
years, in the penitentiary at thi- place.
Tbe family of President Fillmore have returned from
Old Point Comfort
MstmiwU of Mr. Webster.
Boston, July 24, 18S2.
Therein to be a great time at Marahfield to day. AU
tbo inhabitant* of the surrounding country are to turn
eat and give Mr. W ebster a grand reception. Marsh
field, you know Is his great chowder ground. It is
.there where be make* the best chowder ; and the In
habitants all like th? dlfh. Since the recent letter on
? the cod fishery, the chowder parties in all parts of New
Xoginod ? the great flab market of America? hare become
Webatrritf*. It is arranged that Mr Webster shall leare
the car* at King?ton. where he will be received and
escorted to the Town Hall, at Duxbury, where he will
innke a speech, and afterwards proceed to his residence.
1 leave immediately for Marrhfit ld, but cannot get back
In time to send you a report for to-morrow's Herald.
You will get it in time for Monday's paper.
Front the Fltherlei.
THE ?T JOHN. N B., PA HE KM AND TUB FI8HRKY
QUKfTION ? AVOTHKB HE17.CKE OF AN AMERICAN
?>C HO ON Kit.
Boston, July 21 1852.
By the steamer Admiral, we have St. John, N. B., pa
per? to the 23d Julv
Thu A'rto Bruruwicker , of tbo 22d. says that the United
States government will make an attempt to obtain a mo
dification of tho strict letter of the fishery treaty; but
Ailing In that, they will then offer as an <qulralent, recl
prwetty in certain sttloUs of domestic growth The New
Hrunmitkri think* that tho American goreroment will
make a preat nol?e about the rlgil enforcement of the
fbl.ery treaty; but thev feel confident It will not frighten
John Bull out oflils present po-ltlon.
The Pt John Morning Arm? nays that serions trouble*
between tlietwo governments am anticipated. consequent
upon tho klriot Interpretation of the fishing treaty, by
Earl Derby'* government It Is not at all Improbable,
the ATitw thinks, that the determination of the British
ministry to enforce th" treaty has been conclvod with a
vit w tr ilif ?negmi it the negotiation for recIprocjJ frue
tmrte
1 be New Kruniwiclttr >ays that, on Tuesday last, atioth
wrAmcrtesn fishing sahoontr was sent Into the port of
ft Jefcn* N.B. by II M. steamer Nettier, h<iving boen
"trlred In the Wav of Kumly. for a violation of the fishery
trinty Her nime is the HynHrt. and she belong* to
Li'lwc Maine
1 be Nt it lirtin-wiek papers comment, with considerable
f?N'i<ng. tipoti Mr. W. b-t- r's rceent despatch.
The reiurt puinc nurrency t:?at the United States sloop
of war Albany is undir orders fur the fishing grounds.
For Lnndy'i Luc,
Louisville, July 24. 1862.
Nearly two hundred will lra?e hero by to-morrow to
attend tho Lundy's Lane < oletiratlon. The Louisville
delegation take with them the Sax-horn Band, second
only to Dodwortb's.
dsorgla Mate Convention? ? Harder bf
llavts.
Savannah. July 23. 1862.
A call has been publish*! in the various papers tf thli
Mate, for the hold'ng of meetings to appoint dolegites to
tbo Slate Union Contention
Twelva negroe* hav? been arretted In Mcintosh coun
try. for unit derlug their master, Mr. James E. Houston.
IThi y non>iH<l the crime.
flteom- Rosier Kxploalon and Less of Life.
OlMWHATl. July 24, 1852.
This mot nine three hollers In the saw mill of tho Miami
Railrtad and Dry Deck Company, at Fulton exploded.
They wete torn to fragments, and the whole bnddlug Was
shattered. Several pieces of th? boilers were thrown a
'dlstanoe of three bundled yatda. The foremsn. a Oer
????. was Instantly killed his body being torn to pleees;
t>ut out of about, forty o<h> r hands employed, a few only
nustalntd injury. The loee is about $4 000.
Vaul Aeoidem.
PiTTsattka Jnly 84. 1W2.
J. Woodliouse. of the firm of A. k J. Wnodbooaa,
tlniiers, of Alleghany, nhlle measuring the roof of a new
btilldlngat the foot of Seminary III1I steppod on a slight.
ly nailed boatd and was preelpi'ated to the ground and
died of hi" Injuries in a 'cw minute .
ran ?hb(o*.
Hww ?r n?i
WuHwam, Jllj Si, ltd
the Tawr.
Mr. Vowlm naked Im?? to introduce a Ml imn*
datory of tbe several acts far the appraisement of
imported merobsndise and more affeetuully to prevent
fraud* ipiHt the revenue.
Mr Jonas. at Tennessee. objected
Mr. Buncah atke I leave to tntrrdaoe a bill ta radaoe
the duties on certain articles, and ta exempt aortal*
other artlolea from duty.
Mr. Jokes, of Tennessee. objeotcd.
ruauc laud* roa michiuan.
The Bruin aonounocd the pending business to be,
the motion to reconsider the vote by which was rejected,
yesterdsy, the bill granting the right of way and lands to
Michigan, to aid in the construction of the Oakland and
Ottowa Railroad
Mr Jonbs of Tennesee moved 'hat the motion to re
conslder be tabled. Decided negatively? yeas. 63; nays,
The subject was postponed till Wednesday next.
PSOTKCTION AOAINST TUB INDIANS.
On the motion of Mr. Bmscll. the limine took up'the
bill to enable the Executive to famish the citizens on the
frontiers with arms to protect thein?eivns agalnH the In
diana. The Senate returned the bUl with ameadmmts,
one of them proponing to include Utah in the distribu
tion of arms; and another authorising the President,
when be may con <eiv? it uncwrir;. to call into service
500 mounted l'exaus for the defence of th? Toxan fron
tier, and the saute number of men from California, to
serve for one year ?the amendments making provision
for thrlr pay. fee
Mr. Stanlv did not rise to throw any embarrawm^n
in the way ot" the bill, but to call attention to the fao
that the economical Senate, by their amendments, pro
pohed to add a milliuu of dollars a year to tbe expand!
lures That body could not find time to pass a river and
harbor bill although a ui it lion of dollars and a hundrel
liv? s may be loot by it single sung in one of our rivers; but
let an Indian kill a wtmo roan and forthwith a large
foice is authorized In a month or twu from this time,
an outcry will lie made about Indian devastations; a
ft- w public meetings will be held, and the mounted troops
called out. Then th<*r? will be a demand of a million of
dollars to supply the deficiency; and the administration,
lor the time being, will be held responsible.
Mr. Bissell said it was unqueMionably tho duty of the
povertuDeut to protect tbe people on the frontiers, and
asked the gentleman to suggest a better mode of defenoe
than that proposed by tbe bill
Mr Stanly replied ?Increase the army, and thonwe
will know what the expense is
Mr Bissell ? lias the gentleman any confidence in
tbe Executive ?
Mr. Stanly. ? A great deal more than you have.
Mr Bissell? I have oonttdenoe. oven In the present
Executive, and would trust him I do not believe he
would order out the troop* unless it should be necessary.
I have tbe best possible assurance that Frank Pierce will
not act differently . 1 do not think there is muck proba
bility that any body else will have the opportunity daring
tbe next four years. Mr. Bissell then argnod in favor of
tho Senate's amendment, claiming that the foroe pro
posed was cheaper and more efficient than regular troops.
Mr. 1I?ward followed on the same side, saying that the
treaty with Mexloo has been totally neglocted. and In
consoquenoe oi this neglnet a largo amount of claims will
be preeen ed here for payment.
Several other gen Uemen spoke for and against the im
mediate passage of the bill and finally it was referred to
tbe Committee on Military Affaire. The Heuse then
went into committee on
1 HE RIVER A WD HARBOR RILL.
Various amendments were offered and debated, in five
minute speeches, but none agreed to. The disoussion
was not of general interest. ,
After a session of four houre, the oooamittee rose and
the House adjourned.
From ilbaay.
STATE TKEA8UHKB? PICKPoCKRTS ? VWTABALI,ELEO
EMTKHPRISK.
SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF THE NEW YORK HERALD.
Albany, July 34, 1852.
The argument in the case of Welch, who olalms the
office of State Treasurer, against Cook, the Incumbent,
came on before the Justices of the Suppeme Court, at
Delhi, oa Thursday. The court meets in September,
when a decision will be rendered.
Two pickpockets, trout New Topic, whMi cans e op in
the Rip Tan Winkle, this morning, have been arrested.
They gave their names as John Moss and Thos. Cross
probably fictitious. Seveial articlos of stolen property
were found upon their persona some of which they confess
are stolen.
The extensive iron works of Messrs. Corning and
Winslow, at Troy, whioh were consumed by fire on the
27th of June are already rebuilt, and yeeterday were
putin complete working order. A parallel of such suc
cessful enterprise can scarccly be fouud. W.
1-088 OF LIFS FROM THE FIRH OF LAST MIGHT ? SBM
TKNCR OF DBATH.
FROM AAOTIIKH COKBMPOIf DBWT.
Albany, July 24, 1852.
Tm. Damber, Clerk to the Attorn^ General, who km
burned at the fire lMt night, died at one o'olock this
meroing, from the effect* of hi injuries. He had been
married only a few months.
Tim young men from New York, named Morse and
Croes, were arrested this morning by the police, on a
charge of robb ng come emigrants on board the steamer
lease Newton The property was recovered, and the
young men were sent to jail.
Ira Sherwin ha* been convicted of the murder of Jus
tin Dell at (Ventvtile Franklin county, in November hut,
and sentenced by Judge Hand, of the Supreme Court, U
be executed on the 10th of tteptomber.
Fram the Swath.
LATKR FKOM TEX AM ? A MUMBEil OF lMTOMSTINO
ITEMS.
Baltimose, July 24 ? 12)? P.M.
Ilie Southern mail has arrived from New Orleans The
papers contain Texas dates to the 14th in?t. The ao
eounts of the crops in Texas are of the most favorable
character, and the papers say that this rummer Is the hot
ter in the memory of the oldest inhabitant of Texas.
Indians continue to rob and murder an the United
States side of the Rio Grando.
Cholera is reported to be very fetal in Victoria? almost
every case proving fatal within a short time after the at
tack. Twenty- four deaths are reported to have oocur
red in as many hours, within the limits of that small
town.
Kx-Pmident Burnett pu blithe a a statement . showing
tbat the battle of San Jacinto was fbwght against the
wishes of General I lent- ton. whom he severely denounces.
Colonel Williiim-on. well known for hi* bravery at the
battle of New Orleans, died recently in Texas,
Cerntan cmlgiaotH had -uff r.-il much from sickness,
nnd great nnmbers had died during the last six months.
Ilie fchoei ( r William* bud arrived at New Grlnans.
wlih the mails of i ho sUamship Philadelphia and tUirty
liinoof her pas- eiders.
The fnneral ceremonies of HI "hop Chanehc are going
on at the Catbedriil. and are of them*', imposing oh arav
ler A verv laign congregation Is In attendance, and
the funeral dUcoutno 1* being preached by the Rev. Dr.
White
About two hundred Baltimore, and fifty Washington
whigr left in the cs rs. this morning, for Niagara. A num
bor of othtrn will leave to night.
Ioas of the Ship Reciprocity bp Plre.
Boerov. July 24, 1M1.
The British schooner Coronet, which arrived at this
port this forenoon, has on board the mate and four tea?
men of the fhlp Reciprocity, of Calais, Captain Valpey,
frem Mobile for Liverpool, which vessel waa burned at
sea. on June 28 in lat. 44 30. Ion 45 50 Tha officers and
crew were in the boats sixteen hours, and were picked
up by the French schooner Ragle, and taken to St.
Peter's. Mk) , with the exception of those on board tha
Coronet, who were landed at St. John, Newfoundland.
There Is Insurance on the f hlp Reciprocity at the follow
ing offices In this city: ? The Alliance, City. Mutual, New
England Mutual. Equitable Safety, Washington, Nep.
tune Boston, and Ilrpe all of which have $7,50# each;
and one other office the same amount.
Meteorological Obacrvatlowa.
?v mouse's Love, no '4 wall struct.
StTtiSDAr. July 24, 1862.
Brvr.oo. 10 A M. ? Barometer 21' 30. Thermometer
><'2. Wind nor'hea?t.
I) P. M.? llarome'cr 20 40. Thermometer SO, clear,
ponlhwtst. Clear warm evening.
RocircsTrs. 10 A M.? Vine morning Wind north
west ; thutn iin< tei 73 Hun ehialmr brightly
1) P. M.? Clear II to- night, but rather sultry. Wind
west; thermometer 82.
Arm-no, 10 A M ?Sun shining brightly. 1-ight wind
northwest, thermometer H2.
0PM ? ('bar and pleasant evening T.ight wind
(rim the north east. Thermometer 73
8\RAct;sr. 10 A M -Cool morning lUther windy and
a little cloudy. Thetmometer 70. Wind north.
V P M ? Mrtflj night; clear, and not toe warm.
Wind Miu'bwest Thermometer 70.
I'Tica. 10 A. M. ? Clear pleasant morning. Wiad west.
The' mo me* r 72.
H P M ?A clear bean tiful evening. Wind west; ther
mi m* ter 74.
AinAisv. )0 A M ?Clear. pl*a<ant morning. Wind
i.- lib The t moon t*r 74. ihwwneter 80.42.
I' I'. M ? A Am iU* and cleat lino ni?ht Wind nirth
< ? ft j tt ewoint ' ? e 7*j heroot 'ter lO.SS'.'j nwftnij Tt
Owr WHfela|tn OmMyMinM.
Washzmotom, July 19, 1861.
Safely m Steam Navigation? The Ntw BUI Btfore
Congrm.
The bill A?r the batter preservation ?f the safety
and lives of passengers in steam vessels, hM at
length been sent from the Senate, and referred, by
the Boom of Representatives, to the Committee on
Commerce, and will probably be reported upon
during the present week.
By this bill, it ia provided that no oolleotor shall
grant a register or lioense to any vessel propelled
by steam, which shall not have oompUed with its
requirements; and any vessel contravening its pro
visions, shall bo subjcct to all the penalties of the
?eoond section of a former act, of whioh this is an
amendment. It directs that inspectors shall be ap
pointed to examine steam vessels before receiving a
| register, and twioe a year afterwards, who shall see
that proper precautions have been adopted to pre
vent accidents from flro or othorwise.
It also provides that steam vessels shall have a
certain number of forcing pumps and a proper sup
ply of hooe; and that every vessel carrying pas
sengers shall have two boat* ? one a metallio life
boat, capable of carrying fifty passengers. She mus
also have a lifo- preserver made of oopper, or othe -
suitable material, and floats for each passenger an i
person onboard, to be pi need in a conspicuous par.
of the vessel, ready for use, with a proper number e
fire buokots.and means ofesoapofrom the main an t
lewer to the upper deck; she is not permitted t >
havoourtains made of cotton, except La state room
where no lights are allowed, and shall not take o
board hemp, unless properly packed and oovere 1
with bagging, nor oil of vitriol or other explosiv
substances, without a license, under a penalty o
oue hundred dollars for each offence.
1'ilots and engineers aro to be designated by a
Board of Trade, or Chamber of Commerce, in cer
tain enumerated ports, who shall be of good charac
ter, and suitable abilities. Steam vessels, besides
guago cocks, are to be providod with alloyed me
tals, to bo placed on the outside flues, whioh
will be fusible by the heat of the boiler when
the steam is raised ton pounds beyond the autho
rized working pressure. The inspectors are to assume
the hydrostatic pressure on high-pressure boilers,
at one hundred and ten pound* to tne square inch,
that being the maximum pressure allowed as work
ing power, for a new boiler of forty* two inches ia
diameter; and on all other boilers, whether old or
new, according to this standard.
In low- pressure boilers, the inspectors are to as
sume fifty pounds pressure to tho square inch, as tha
maximum working power in new boilers ^and in ail
othor boilers, whether old or new, according to this
standard; and no valve is to be loaded, or so ma
naged as to subject the boiler to a greater pressure.
Any pilot or engineer acting without a license,
is to forfeit one hundred dollars for eaoh offence,
unless in case of acoident on the passage; and the
Board of Inspectors, constituted under this law,
may summon witnosses, and examine them on oath,
touching the performanoe of their duty by pilots,
who are to report to the chief officer of customs.
It is declared unlawful to take on board a steamer
a grcator number of passengers than are permitted
by the inspector's certificate; the master so offend
ing to forfeit the passage money, and ten dollars for
each passenger; nor can craft or barges bo taken
in tow without the consent of the passengers. Any
master who shall load or obstrruot the machinery,
or interfere with the safety-valve, to produce extra
pressure, is to forfeit two hundred dollars, and be
imprisoned not exceeding eighteen months.
In ease of a deficiency of water, unless from inevi
table acoident, or if it be suffered to fall below a
designated point, the master engineer, and other
persona whose duty it is to keep a supply of water,
are to be fined one hundred dollars; ana if an acci
dent should happen in consequence, sball bo im
prisoned not less than six nor exceeding eighteen
months. All boilers that are hereafter oonstruoted,
shall bemade of plates that have been inapeoted and
marked of one-fourth of an inch in thickness for a
boiler of forty- two inches diameter, and in that pro
portion for those of a greater or less diameter, and
of best wrought iron? five oents to be paid for in
specting ana marking eaoh plate. Any person using
iron that has not been so inspected in the construction
of boilers, to forfeit five aundred dollars for eaoh
offenoe, and be imprisoned two years; and if using
the marks of others, to be answerable for all the
damage accruing therefrom.
The President of the United States is authorised
to appoint a board of nine supervising inspeotors,
eaoh of whom is to receive fifteen hundred dollars
Cr annum, with reasonable travelling expenses, t>
paid from the treasurv of the United States? a <
are the inspectors of boiler iron; and when a super
vising inspector ascertains that any master or en
gineer has failod in tho performance of his duty, he
is to report the same to tne board of his distriot: or,
if he deem it nocessary, to prosecute the offending
Bies; and the board are to report auch future to
Secretary of the Treasury, who ia to-inveatigate
the same.
It is made the duty of the collectors of oustoms to
report the names of pilots and engineers who have
been rejected or appointed, who are also to enforce
the law, and, neglecting to doao, are to be removed
from offioe, ana arc also subjeoted to a penalty of
one hundred dollars. They are to furnian the cap
tain of a steam vessel with two copies of the inspec
tor's certificate, to be placed in a conspicuous place
on board stieb vessel: and any person carrying pas
sengers without such certificate, or oombuitihlo or
explosive materials without license, shall forfeit
one hundred dollars for everv offenoe; and any in
spector who shall certify falsely is to be fined five
hundred dollars, or suffer imprisonment not oxcoed
six months.
If the hull and machinery of a steam vessel are
not conformable to the inspector's certificate, the
maater or oooumandcr ia to forfeit a sum not exceed
ing one hundred dollars, or to be imprisoned two
months. The act provides for steamboats meeting
on rivers, and in case of fog, derangemont of ma
chinery, or stress of wcathor; and owners and ves
sels are liable for injury to persons and property for
tbe full amount of damage su.-tained.
The following sums aro to bo piiil annually to
tho inspectors of districts, from the publio trea
sury ?? ? Portland, $300; Boston and Charlestown,
S; New London. $800; New York, $2,000; Phila
lia, $1,000; Norfolk, $:>00; Charleston, 8. C,
$?100; Savannah, $100; Mobile, $1,000; New Or
leans, $2,000; Galveston, $300; St. Lonis, $1,500;
Nashville, $1"0; Louisville, $1,200; Cincinnati,
t1,C00; Wheeling, $300; Biliiiuorc, $1,000; Pitts
urg, $1,500; Chicago, $500; Hetroit, $N00; Clove
land, $500; Buffalo, $1,200; Oswego, $'.100; Ver
mont, $200; Sau Francisco, 41,600.
The masters of steam vessols aro to keep a oorreot
account of passengers, 6tating w here received and
where left; to provide themselves each with ten
copica of the act, which is to be exhibited to passon
gerswhen required. Inspectors are toniakeoath as
to the faithful performance of tlioir duty; and when
guilty of taking a fee, shall forfeit office, and pay a
fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or suffer iin
piisonmeut not exoeedingsix months, or both.
Tho Board of Supervising Inspeotors aro to re
ceive, in writing, information from qualified persons,
and suggestions as to what legislation is nsoessary
to render the law more effectual : and the Secretary
of the Treasnry is to prepare and publish interroga
tories, and report the result to Congress. The bis
section provides that the act shall come into opera
tion on tho 1st of November, with the except ion o
those provisions which rolate to pumps, hose, and
life- boats, which are to take effect from the 1st o.
January noxt. W.
Our Bottom Correspondence .
Boston, July 2a, l1* '2.
T\t Brt'i.ih Mtni.tfrr, Mr. fVtbtter,and Fi*hi*g ?
AW Liquor Iaiw, tic.
Th ? Ulrt*raph several times informed jou, during
the ea-ly part of lurt week, that Mr. Crampton, the
British MinlsU r, aud Daniel Webster, were oloected
at iie Uevcre Homo, onnsulnnj} iijon the "(Is'1"
bnVncpg; but tli id information was voluntarily o?
the jiart of tho liffhtoing, and entirely without
tou <?<(?' ion in truth ; for, as it appears, Mr.
0 imp* on did not an ire in town until this
M ining, via Kail Itiver ronto. lie to'?k q'ta:?
t "rs at the Herons House, and upon iuquiriu,: fot
M<- Webster, ascertained that he was ?ng <i'e<t in
t bingolF Nahant Her Britannh Majesty *? repro
fjntative smiled, and jesting!/ winhed to know if
Mr Webster ?M expcrimeutlng ujion the art ef
fishing before entering into nt gotutiona upon U?e
"nbjeot Mr Crauipron immediately ordered a etr
risg >, n nd proceeded to Nahant to join in the . p ?rt
l' i?e*|?et?d that the ritptlMOtattTM of 'ho tirj
<* idtrica wdl proc< ed to Marshfleld to morrew
1 am inforimd that a grand reuupuoii {* pre
? ?Hng fiir Mr Wob?tcr, on his arrival ?t Dnxhury,
'p he imrtiolpiited tu by tho citi*?i..s of Iluxhsry,
SiH?lifie!d, Not mate, riiid th? surrounding to*ti*
Mo will be addi.-nHd at the former place by tfu
Hen. He'b 8pri;nno, a vpneraMn r??: l?ut i?l tt*
C'-ii, Midct'"k,U' U.'. W.'
?entlon. Although Mr. S prague voted for Web
ster at every ballot, he hu since "oawd in" for
Boott. It ia believed that Mr. Spragae intends no
to shape his words of weloomo ad to compel Mr.
Webster to daflne his position. But I am informed
that Mr. Webster is determined not to meddle with
the aotion of his friends. Indeed, I am credibly
informed, by one who was present, that immedi
ately after his reoeption in Boston, a committee of
the leading whiss of this State callod upon Mr.
Webster, at the Revere House, and, in answer to
some inquiries in relation to the then existing state
of affairs in relation to himself, he said, "Gentlemen,
I am in the hands of my friends, and thus far I hare
no reason to find fault mth thoir treatment. What
you now do, I shall not uado "
It ia evident that Mr. Webster is in a tight place.
Stie movement of Mr. Webster's friends. Tod koff by
on. Rufus Choate, alluded to in my last letter to
the Hxkald, ha* been somewhat doubted by cer
tain papers here in Massachusetts; but you will ob
serve that Mr. Webster's favorite organs hora, the
Bet and Couritr, have maintained a careful sileno <
on the subject. The movement is still progressing,
and will be more sealously pushed after the great
fish Question of Nahant, Marshfield, and the lUy of
Funqy is settled by the two ministon. Mr. Webster,
accompanied by Mr. Crampton, will return to their
quarters at the Itovore, to-morrow morning, ami
will then proceed together by the middle train to
Duxbury, should no unforeseen circumstance ocour
to prevent.
We have been living under the now liquor law
now two whole days, and no prosecutions yot. Tho
authorities do not interforo. The lioensed houses
keep mi in their business the same as over
The temperance host, under the leadership of ex
Marshal Tuko.v, are preparing to commence the
fight next week. Tliey are now at work ob
taining evidence, and will probably xtriko one or two
of the wealthy lioensed houses first, without a
search warrant, uning only witnesses. Under the
law; the Mayor will be compelled to prosecute where
complaints arc made to him and witnessoas are pro
duced In this way, Mayor Seaver will be obliged
to surrender to the superior tactics of Tukoy. If
that move will not work, I am credibly informed
that the executive force are determined to apply for
search warrants, in order to give tho law a full test.
Tho first case will undoubtedly be carried to the
Supreme Court, and tho constitutionality of the
law will be tested. Tho lioensed parties contend
that their license is a contract, and that, therefore,
tbey have a right to sell the time therein stated ?
one year. The tompcronco party arguo that the
license is only a privilege, granted under a law,
which ceases to exist when the law does; that the
money paid is not an equivalent for tho right to sell
a stated time, but in payment only for tho making
of the papers. H.
Boston, July 17, 1852.
Mr. Law met1* Relit m ? General Wilson's iMter?
The Late Firt? Rejection of Mr. Take#? A
Yankee Carnival? Literary Matters ? The Na
tional Guards, tfc.
That Mr. Lawrenoe will return home in the au
tumn is positively affirmed by his friends hore. The
idea now is te run him for Governor as tho Soott
whig candidate, if Mr. Winthrop can bo civilly
dropped. Mr. Lawrenee is the ohief of the anti
Webster whigs, and hates their leader with great
bittorncss. Ho is accused of having boon at the
bottom of all those movements that have boon
directed against Mr. Webster's nomination in Now
England? with corresponding with George Evans
and other men, who vowed that Mr. Webster should
never be made even tho whig nominee, muoh loss
President of the United States. "There's a good
time coming" for theso who love rows ? the iron
age of politieal fighting.
General Wilson has published a letter of nine
oolumns, to Dr. Bell, in which ho gives a detailed
history of the oonduet of the Massachusetts whigs
on the slavery question during the last nineteen
years. It is a pungent affair, and valuablo from
the vast number of mots which it contains that bear
upon tho political history of our State. It is noto
rious that not so much as one of his statements
have been called in question.
Tho Van Buren and Willis " pistol and coffee"
correspondence excites some comments, mostly of a
ludicrous cost. Mr. Willis ought to know that
duelling is an aristocratic luxury ? that tho privi
lege of being phot through the head, by way o ''
satisfaction for injuries reoeived, belongs to patri
cians alone ? to men who have " blood" in every
sense. Mr. Van Iturcn's conduct toward Mr. Willis
is not to be wholly justified, but how it is to be
bettered by allowing Mr. Van Buren the chance of
shooting him, I do not cxactljr see.
The late destructive fire is beginning to open peo
ple's eyes to the noeessity of having some reform in
our oity government. It is not saying too much to
assert, that had tho firo department bocn what it
ought to be, the loss that was sust tinod on the 10th
instant, would have been lessened by at least throe
fourths. JThe firo broko out at a period of tho day
when cevry one is about ; the alarm was promptly
given ; water was abundant, and easily obtained ;
yet almost three- score buildings were destroyed,
and six hundred people made housoloss. All this is
attributed to the inefficiency of the fire department,
and that inefficiency is the oonsequonce or the un
wiso action of tho municipal authorities, who de
stroyed an admirable organization, substituting for
it something that is of no value, which can combat
with ordinary difficulties, but is not equal to great
emergencies Tho Tremont theatre was lost through
this want of skill on tho part of tho firemen. Had
they been what they should Lave been, a thousand
dollars would have covered the whole damage on
that occasion. The cause of all this is tho desire on
the part of small men to havo the fire depart
ment more under their control, and nn opportu
nity to raise the taxos. But what the oity saves in
cents, the citixens lose in dollars. The rates of in
surance havo been greatly increased, and tons of
thousands of dollars worth of property have been
destroyed, which might as well have beon in exis
tence as not. The old department had its faults,
but it had this great merit, namely, It answered tho
end of its boing, which the preseut doos not. The
alarm of firo now creates a sensation, wheroasitused
to be takon as eoollj by the people as by the fire
men themselves. The only hope for such a change,
is founded on the cbanoc that thoro is to much dis
content abroad, that the city government must go
into ether hands. Ex-Marshal Tnkey is talked of
us a sort of Union onndidate for Mayor.- He cer
tainly will make an offieient chief magistrate, bat
the liquor dealers aie afraid that ho would be alto
gether too efficient. The present Mayor was cheson
by only one majority, and will not be a candidate
for re-election, it is thought, and will net be elected
if he shall be. Here i.- material enough for a groat
reform party, if jwople would only make up ttioir
minds not to vote for municipal officer* on points
having no connection with national or Staie poli
ties.
These arc the last days of our carnival, the
gloomy iient established by the Maine law cem
moneirg on Thursday next. The amplest prepara
tion have been made by all parties, including the
tcmpcrux o mon, to provide for the duU times. The
quantity ofliquor that has been sunt out over the
railway*, lor weeks past, would, if all tumbled Into
it, eonv< rt. Take Superior, or the Caspian, or
Barkel, into glorious punch, sugar and lemons being
understood. Tie express men have had capital
units, and would make thoir fortunes if tbonusi
m as would only last; but the enormous quantities
Of run, gin, brsndy, wines of every kind and dos
cription, malt liquor, &o., mutt stop the trade for
some time to come, probably until the law shall
have been repealed. Tne demand for mint romaiiu
good. The wages of barkeepers have not, a* yot,
experienced any fall, perhaps because several in
genious young men who arc engaged in that pur
suit have avowed their intention to go into the city
missionary lino as soon as the law shall have gone
into full ai.d effective operation.
The election of Mr. N urse to the place of ohief of
the police, when every one not In the secret, sup
posed that ex-MarshalTukey was bookedfor it, has
suspicion, and hardly lees indignation Whatever
may bo said to the oootrary, it is beyond all doubt
that Mr Tukey lost the Mayor's nomination for the
"flioo, because be opposed the Mayor's election;
though in a very quir t, civil, and gentlemanly way,
a.- <vci?v eitirui has tho light to do All the rogues
jn the city arm it* vlolnltv were elated as soon as
it was known that Mr. Tukev was not to bo chief.
1 bev talk of giving a piece of plate to the Miyor,
'?> be taken out of the first "crib'' Ait they snail
trader the Saturniun reign whioh they an
(feffiatc. Several venorablu "eraokuwn," whose
buJuieSa had suffered a great depression ? amounting
<o something very like extir.otion? through tho ex
Marshal s meddlesome conduct, wore seon out on
Htate t-teeet on Wednosday. looking uucooatnonly i
?'iiecrfui. They msomiI ru'lior ashamed of boing
<W folate street, as dmuI M, not uiUrl? lost to a
Kt I'oolshawc, wo. 1 might l?a. Mr. T?tk?y him?elfat
tnbu'es bis defeat toa desire on the part oft he whig*
'?< conciliate the Irisb, he having given urtrtal
iifiV f o to that "try numerous (and there firs Very
?ai able) portion < f w?r p ipa'atien, by h>- i? ability
t ? > ?? tec rbtii-s of an F r M. t ??' '< < ? '-ho I i i
til, V'DI IIUIWll WW
polio? force of Bostoa. The whig* of this port ?f
the wood MO making desperate effort* to have tho
Iiiafa vote secured for Hoott, and having obtained
the aid of Mr. Peter Higging, are confident of suo
oess.
Mr. Hawthorne's new work ? " The Blithedale
Bomanoe"? was published on Wednesday. It is a
complete failure 1 do not say that it is not what
the English would call "a oleror book," nor do
I mean to deny that, as a first effort, it would be
sufficient to establish a man's reputat ion on a solid
foundation ; but it is altogether unworthy of tho
author of " The Bcarlet tatter ." The dosoent is as
great almost as that which Walter Hoott a ado from
" I van hoe" to " The Monastery," and I hope that,
as the great romancer shot once more to the senith
by the produotion of " Kouil worth." "Quentin
Durwen, &e , so will Mr Hawthorn* show
to the world that he has only boen indulging
in a nap, and will wake up again at no very distant
day. E Ton Homor, as we are told, sometimes
?lecps, and why not the lesser Hons of soog 1
Mr. Hildreth's last volume is cxpocted every day,
having been some time completed. It brings our
history down to the termination of Mr Monroe's
tiret term, at whioh time, so to speak, the old party
divisions had oeaa*d to exist. Toe Missouri contro
versy is included in the book, and is painted, we
muy pit-suuie, with a pretty strong abolition brush.
A curious work, by a Catholic clergyman of stand
ing and talent, lias just been published, in whioh it
is argued that Mr. Brownsoa is an athrist It
was about time that tho great reviewer should make
another change. but I nover expected to find him
charged with atheism from a responsible quarter.
The company of National Guards from your oitv,
who visited us this week, were much admired, for
their soldierlike aud gentlemanly boaring. Dod
worth's band, whioh accompanied them, ia uni
?oraally admitted to be perfect. Alqoma.
Oar Canadian ?arreap*?d*we*>
Quhbkc, July 21, 1852.
Piosperts of the Session ? Mr. Papineaua Candi
date for the Speakership ? The Tories in Upper
Canada ? 77ie United Empire ? Tim Ministerial
and Opposition Programme ? The Albatross ?
Orange Riots in Upper Canada? Awful Acci
dent at Cape Diamond ? Swen Persons Killed,
fyc.t BfC.
The call of Parliament for the despatch of busi
ness, for the 19th of August, has givon a still fur
ther degree of aotivity to our city. Boarding house
keepers are looking pleasant, on tho prospect of let
ting their rooms nt remunerative rates City capi
talists are stimulated to talk of building a large
hotel on the site of the residenoe of the late
Chief Justice Jowcll. Fresh mem hers are whetting
their appetites for faiae aud strife, and miniatere
ore quaking at the symptoms ot tho coming storm
New parties, new combinations, now oliquoa patched
up out of old foes, are confidently spoken of in the
papers, but I can soe no definite prospects of any
thing deoidedly original, unless it bo a staunch
w n? Canadian tory party, with Mr. Cambon aud
Mr. Chabut at its bead. Home people fancy Mr.
^P^eau, who has been elected by a majority of
<100 odd, over Pumoueihel, the ministerial cundiaate,
for the oouiitv of Two Mountains, will bo tho Kpeakur
of the now House. Others aver that the venerable
? VS would not barter his freedom of epcooh for
Tbero are fow members, it anv, so
well fitted for tho post as Mr. Papineau ; his
long rarliamcntary experience, and his know
ledge of tho two languages, are irresistible claims:
, "i" not awaro that the fact of being
npcaker would prohibit him from expressing his
sentiments in committee. Much, at all ovonts, was
not tho custom in formordajs, when he occupied
tiio fauteiiu. The only man excopt him, whose
name hn.< been mentioned as likely to sucoeed Mr.
Monn, is John 8. McDonald, of Cornwall, who was
(Solicitor (icnoral under the late administration.
In the W est, judging from private letters and
tho newspapers, there is not mueh prospect of any
agitation during the session. The tories seem
to have more life |u thorn than their ad- I
vereories. They huvo brought to light two
new organs within tho last few weeks, tho Anglo
Atuavan Magazine, after the maunor of 7/u;;*r,
and the late International-, tho first number of
which displaj-ed nioro enterprise on tho part of the
publisher, than taste, talent or grammar on the
part of the editors? and tho United Kmime, a mam
moth fossil, published avowedly in the interest of
the few against tho many. The former entering
into competition with the American magaaines,
CkVD2t' l"ar' 8Ustain tho couteat with any reason
| able hope of success; tho latter will evidently come
to an untimely end. It is sad te? think that in an
enlightened city Jiko Toronto, periodicals aro con
stantly springing up to advoca'e, in broken Kng
lisn und low slang, the cause of religious intole
rance and political bigotry. I had fancied that the
CMont.it was enough to satisfy the domand lor stu
pid abuse and stolid tory ism ; it seems that a coad
jutor la required, and the Uniud Emtnrt, though
vastly suj>crior to its predceossor in knoarlodgo of
the hnglieh langungo and the rules of syntax, is
!"a'i! competent (or the task.
.1,. ministerial bill of faro for tho sesnion has
A'ct'M Atnrriran. It oontains little
tout 1 have not noticed in my previous letters. The
elective legislative Council is resolved upon, and
will be introduced by M. Morin, at an early stago
of the proceedings. It will probably bo carried by
arge majorities, provided allpartiea can agree upon
the basis of the electoral franchise. M. Morin aud
his colleagues are said U> be in favor of a property
qualification for members, which would have the
ellect of excluding from it all Imt wealthy landed
piopnetow. Ihe olear grits of Upper Canada will
hardly sacrifice iirinciple ?o far. and I doubt whothcr
n majority of h reneh Canadians could be- found to
support a measure, tho result of which would noces
rance f? ^'T# English a tolerable preponde
Anotlier attempt will be mado to alter the repre
sentation law. Ibis was attempted during each of
the lour sessions of tbo late IWliament; but it al
ways failed for want of tho w.uiaitc three fifths
veto. I have not heard the details of the proposed 1
bill, but I have no doubt that it. is formed on tho i
burnt. ?t its predecessors, and is calculated, in point
ot lucf, to secure to the French Canadians a Dor
rnonent ascendancy in Lower Canada.
i i ?. tetlr? principle is to be extended to certain
local c.thcers, such, I presume, as sheriff-', Tho
judiciary system is again to bo tinkered. Tho law
evidence is to be ultorod so as to make it ro
setnblo that _ in furee fn Knglaud in virtue |
ot tho recent imperial nets. A man will be enabled
to give evidence in his own ea?e, aud
interest or infamy will he no grounds ef dis.malitt
cation for a witnesi. If, a* is probable, the com
mittee named last sepaion to examine Mr. Radgo
?*?> ?> jroject of n criminal code, report at hq early
i aftt>D)P,t WI" probably be made to oousoli- |
'late this branch of our jurisprudence. A commit
tee will probably be named to report on tho expo- I
ditney and feasibility of codifying all the lawa of
Canada. Tho railroad acta will be remodelled, ao
as to meet the views of the Knglinh contractors in- i
stead of those of the Imperial cabinet; another at
tempt will bo made to pave the way for tho aboil- !
tion of the acignorial tonurca, by fixing aatamtt '
rato ofoommutation of tho different foudal riahtaani
dues; the practical cffect whereof will be to rob th?
^cinmors in oreler to enrich the ccnaitairoa, whe> ar > j
tne clectora. 1 am not prepared to say, how
over, whether any sueh bill would pus. Th ) 1
seigniors are a powerful body, and will atrug
glo >almntly in defonee of their righta. A bill
lor I hi rejjeal of tho usury laws will again be
introduced, l>u( it is questionable whotherthoF renoh
Canadian memlers are sufficiently inlightcnod to |
vote for it. "
The above are a few of the principal measures !
wbuh will occupy tho attention of I'arliameut.
Iiey may possibly be varied by a vote of want ef i
confidence; but I cannot see how any othoradminia- I
(rati em than the picaent could hold tbo reins of
power for a month.
1 he English population of Lower Canada take
more interest in tho signa of material progrosa,
which each day ia bringing to light, than In mere
change a of ministries. A grand dejeuner takes
1'1 nee on board the Albalrosn steamship, belonging
to Car' aiii Sleigh, which arrived on Saturday from
New York anel Halifax. The Governor General
tbo cabinet ministers, and many ef the leading
citizens, have been invited. The Albatroea leaves
after the rffjenner, for tho lower parts and New'
York, with a cargo of flour and forty passengers
llona are entertained that the new line of steamere,
of which she is the pioneer, will be mnra? fnl and
I trul, hope it may. A legi dative grant will pro
bably be required for the purpoae; no Canadian will
be narrow minded enough to refuse it. The Hon.
? of Publ,? Worka, is
, n ' en^fcavoring to make arrangement*
for a n?et>f oo^a steamers to ply from yucb? to
[ i.ivmpool in summer, and from Portland to Lirer
foot in winter.
will have appriMd yoa of the rieta
| which took place at Hamuton. oo the 12th July,
t?.'ween ihe Orangemen and the Catholioa The
? Ht( found a vprdtct of mansltughter against
v... vtujltli. 1; U wajt hj .xautk Uui tba
Oraageowa of Upftr Canuada owMt " walk" oaaf
in Ik twelve mouths without being assailed, aal
Award to defend their Uvea, whil? here ie Low*
Ciaadt, the etreele era bioofcrd four or Art iliael
during the yearly araoasaioaa of prieata and mtnka,
and Reman Cai holloa, And ae one ventuwa av?a to
critioiae the petformanae ? ,
An awftil *00 i dent took afaoe laJt Wodaeadaf
Bortipf in (he vloinity of tkia cnty. H M raiaed
bvifily all Tuesday, end by midnight ter
ranta of water were pouring down from the
highly on Ca|>e Diamond towards the o?w.
At (he edge of the ohff. the ro*k ia aoft, aad the
strata tu inai>y plao*a are easily sepa>ated; portiba*
of atene and eat th were thus iHuobed b? tbeeea
Htant waterfall; and at 4 A M , on Wednesday, ?
largo uiasa fell, overwhelming beneath it a brink
hou*e, in wbioh three fatuities were sleeping at the
time One man, hie wrfe^ two children ti??weea
Ave and His years old. aud eervaat, were dug eat
of Ibe mine quite deed Two children were orusfced
to death, and their bodies so mutilated thai it war
ncaml; possible to reeoguiao tlwiL. The other ia*
max h ot the bouse eeoaptd with a tew broken linito
and bruises. In the ooume of the merning. three
otber houses in the same neighborhood wen* des
troyed in a like mauner, but fortuuately no Uvea
wne lo?t
The raoea are going on here under a theroimfietor
at 90 degrees I cannot aay much far iheberaa
flesh exhibition Ktadaooka.
Oar Iadiaaa Oom*|Mid*BM.
NoiLnriLU, Ino , July 17, I8M.
Central Indiana ? 8?tf? Crop* ? /Wig taw ?
It seema to me that Home ileum about this " part
of the Iiord'a Tint-yard," may be interesting to yaaf
numerous and intelleotual readers. With this briaC
but I trust sufficient preliminary, I prooeud to give
you some facts, physical, mental, moral and theela
gioal ? also political.
This thriving town ia aituated conr the oeatial
part of " Hooeit-rdom," and twenty one miles aarth
of Indianapolia, directly on the Indiaua aad Para
Railroad. It is on the east bank of the beautiM
White river, and surrounded by a country wheat
fertility and agricultural resources are not excelled
in the great valley. Ita inhabitant* number ahaak
one thousand, having doubled its population ia tte
last three or four years. Now buildings of all kiali
are daily goitg up, and the population inoreaatngj
and in a few years Nobleaville will be one of the
very first inland towns in Indiana.
The wheat crops here, and> all over Indiana, wfl
bo of a superior quality? better whoat thaa the
State has produced for many yeara, though net ae
muok in quantity as in somo former yeara CeM,
too, is coming ou beautifully, and the potato erap
will be excellent ? bat fruit will be scaroe aver al
northern lruiana No poaches, and fsw applet.
Dried appk-B are now worth hero $2 40, and hard t?
bo bad tor that; and peacbos not buyable at all.
The West is liberal in her religious feeling No maa
would make votes here by boasting of his reli<i?^
and no man would lose votes by being reported the
member of any oburah whatever, Protestants aad
Catholics live on the most triendly terms here ? aad
a liberality of feeling exists that sufficiently indi
cates that man is a progressive being Methodisi%
Pretbj tcriauts Baptiats and Christians, are the pra
mincnt religious bodies of this dtate. The Chria
tiaux are now preparing to erect a fine North W> at
om University , at Indiunopolis.at aco*tof$150.00t?
over $75,000 of wbioh is already subscribed Having
no " creed," and allowing their uiombera to beliava
what they plcare, it is not diffl jult to avoouat fcr
their unpuralleled inorease.
Tho political bodies are moving on in solid pha
lanx, to tbe frupport of their candidates Not maog
for Pierce and King, and ia thrashing out the dart
from " Old Fibs and Feathers "
Tbe free soil men aro in the field, and will net ia
any event support Scott; so the charces are goad
for a majority of 10,000 in the Stato for Pieroe aad
King, 1'here i* 'ittle doubt of this I yesterday
heard a Scott mm offer to bet f 100 against $1,009
that 4* Old Soupy" would win
If the whigs count on Indiana for Heott, they ace,
no doubt, " counting without their boet."
We are bored to death boro by lectures and lea
turers. We have had men here lecturing duriag
the year, on all the natural and ocoult -wienoaat
from psychiolugy to noseology and earology.
eat Matter*, Srr.
Interview Between General Scott
MlaaikKliBa opt Delegation
[From the 1'oit (iiUon (Miss.; Herald.]
After tho nomination of the whig candidate* aft.
Baltimore, and the closing of (lie couven'ion, tba
delegation frt>m tbi? Stato visited (Jen. Hcott, to
satisfy themselves whether tho slanders circulated
o^u in it him were true or false. They met him, mod
the result must prove satisfactory to all. A eorree
pondent, writing us, says, under date of
Washington, Judo 23. 1H52.
Mr. Prunor ? I went to-duy, in company with the
Mississippi delegation, to Cnll on General WiufieW
Hoott. While the conversation is still fresh ia my
memory, I jot it down for your information. Thio
following contains tho substance: ?
He said ? " I was, in point of time, the fourth or fifth,
man who declared for tlie Omnibus hill Clay and
l/onie are the only men I now remember who pre
ceded me. ] afterwards, and during the progress ef
the various compromise bills, sanctioned and see
tained each, as ft came up. in all its length tad
breadth I have, on an average, ever since, at leaat
five times a day, declared tho same sentiment. I
declared for these measures as early as 1st Fabrma
ry. 1SC0.
"Mr. Clay visited mo on the day or the next a?
tor the- ir passage by Congress, and, I may say, en*.
braecd me as a brother and partner in their suooeta.
I ?m surprised at, and oannot account for the coo
trajy tumor that has gone abroad, especially among
my friends at the South. I am gratified to have
this opportunity of sotting myself right in proseaee
of the accredited men of Mississippi. My opinioaa
have not been concealed from Mr Seward on this
subject
"About April, IH50, I met with him on the beat,
botween Eluabcthtown ( where I was going to s?
fcrintend and dirret about my garden,) and New
ork. it was ilio first time I bad mat bios fee
eight yeura. lie renewed the acquaintance, and al
luded to these measures. T promptly told him, 1
was dead for the Union, dead for tho Constitution,
dead for the compromises of the Constitution, and
dead agaii>8t eviry man opnnacdto them. I did not
meet him again until Ian December, when ho open
ed the interview by an allusion to, and waiver of
my rudeness to hiui on tho boat.. I hare dooiarad
tin so sentiments everywhere, and befuro all peraona,
without reservation or fear of committal.
" ' T will now, over have, and shall in future, ex
press my sentiments on all subjects of puhlio im
portance, whenever properly called on. I an
willing, and over desire, if any man of good charaea
ter will state that he ever heard me say otherwiaa
than I have said to you. that tho word * infhmoaa*
should be written bo-h before and after my Mai.
1 derm the compliment paid mo by your conveatiea
the highest that can be paid to a man on earth, save
electing him to the office you have nominated
me for. As to your persevering adherence ia the
bailottings to another, (alluvion had previously b mm
made to this by one of the oompany,) that lea vae
no heartburning with me You did what yo?
thought for tho best interests of our coaimea
country."
Police Intelligence.
Hotrl kohtrry ?em Tueaday laat. Mr A. McKay, a nw
? liant. from Mlaelaslppi. patting up at the Howard Hote^
coiner of Maiden lane aud Broadway, was roobad of ft A
It "ffW? tliat Mr. MeKay en pilnn to b?-d took the pea
caution to place bis pantaloon* in the pocket of ahioh
wa? the money . under h'.r p'llow Im* uufortuaatelf . he
omitted to fasten the door of tL> room; and on awaking
in the moralrg be discovered that some mgar bad e^
terrd the room and carried off the amount at
ns aboveset toith. No arrest.
y<oimt .Itntik inlh a lihui JWfrf ? A Kan
Geosge Irwin. was arreted by the fifth ward poMee- ??
Friday nlgbt on a ebarne of assaulting a yunf wyaaaa *C
III famn. tiHBn d Itofina Styles. residing at Ne. 4?M
ttreet, inflicting a severe blow on her bead wftn atusa
lilor, ft serais tbat Irwin, aeeompanled I wit" soveselfi^
turned Caliiornfains had nvo#t?d to the anoje-neaieft
hoeso. a> d bad drank a good deal of_wlne<ojt*tBcr iwa
fine difficult v and woids msnsd between ituiMa mm
Irwl* 'I hree or foor of the ftrls aeon him,
I ulkd his hair and scratebod Us Hw, ?i?d beaodirtbe
Irfluenee et the wlae and eteitemeat Inflleted tba Mewa
with the glass temblor The polio# conveyed Irwin te tho
station hours ?<*?> after, tba frienda of the prixsM
I'ltnigbt Justice B< gart to tba station house who. on the
cMrmt of fheeotuptalnant herself Olihaig id Irwin ttom
ctiflooj en th* < ? ml rrst ending that he should appaar tn
the motnitg at the P<4toe Court. at R o'clock Irwia ae
>1 and at ib?comt. and the vagle'rat* h?ld him to kaV
on thn chaige. In tb? sum ef J30# The required bell
?ae jToeurtd and Ir?la was liberated from custody
Tuk ErrKtT or Spirit IUppinus ? Thomas Cos.
I y, ?iiu -ittiitceti jcarM, ditd reoently in the
? 1 * I' . iri St ! ( ni?. In a "tatcol 'usanhy,
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