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WHOLE NO. 6477. - MORNING EDITION-FRIDAY, MAY 13, 1354. PRICE TWO CENTS. Uff E W S BY TELEGRAPH. EXPECTED MINISTER FROM HONDURAS. Rejection of the Organs by the Senate. JWORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT. THE RIGHTS OF NEUTRAL rOWERS. ISae National Democrats on the Nebraska Bill, metlguation of Senator Everest. MBWrCTMMf OF THE BRIIMiE AT WREFliO, See., Ac., Ac. from Washington. nit MINISTER FllOM nO.SDURAS, AND HIS MISSION TO THE UNITED STATES. Washington, May 18, 1864. StMor Jose TE.rrundin, the first lliblster from Honduras W', U shortly expected. According to rumor his mission arlH cover several important objects. Prominent among tlieee will he n treaty of friendship and commerce, com psel?tiding most of the mutual practical advantager of ?nnexation. Another object is io secure a railway, con sorting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, across the State ?rf Honduras, under the auspices of a treaty and with <he aid of the cash and enterprise of Amerloan capital lets. Senor Darrundta brings with him a high reputation A" ? noldhtr and a statesman, having filled many important ?oflieiul stations in Central America from time to time. The present crisis is not altogether favorable for his mis sion, but it is believed that his experience and know Ir-d o of Central American affairs will do much to en. Kgfctcu Mnrcy upon the politics and foreign maebiaa Stone in those Stales. HIIKTV- I'HIRD CO NO UK Sr. FIKST SESSION. Semite. Wasiuxgtok, Kay 18, 181. V UEVICiN CLAIMS. Mr. UuuuiiSAU, (dcm.) of Pa., presented the memorial vf&'nor Aiocba, praying to be allowed a claim rejected by the late Board of Commissioners on Mexlean Claims, lie select committee on the subjeet had been equally di ?>Kdxxl on the merits of the claim. ' REORGANIZATION OF TIIR JUDICIARY. Sir. Douglas, (dem.) of III, laid on the table a eubsll ?utc he intends offering for the bill reorganising the lodaoiaiy system of the United States. Ordered to be printed. PRIXTIXO TITR DERATES. Ike resolution respecting the publication of the Senate Aebatvis was taken up, and a debate is progressing. Mr. Bubk (dem.) of Texas, uiged a reference of fhe ?atjeet to a committee. Mr. Hckter (dem.) of Va., said if the 8enat? was not -dtspoeei to abolish its system of reporting altogether, tbe present proposition was the best that could bo adopt ed. There was much that could be said on both sides. ft might be said, and correctly, that in providing a syc tun of reporting debates, the speeches bad increased in number und deteriorated in kind?had become mere po litical eseays. He was for having but one report, and that in the GU/le, and would be willing to pay for pub Mailing that report in other city papers. In doing co he dil not moan to be understood as endorsing everything -contained in the editorials of these papers, as was sup posed by the fcVimtov fiuni Michigan, would Do LL. oCVol ?f such a proceeding. He would be far from endorsing our attaek cn tic President, who, he thought, had since fa nis office, faithfully adhered to and carried out the great principles on which he lind been elected. The oourte of the President on the Nebraska bill, and on tho land bill?the two great measures of the day?had been flrui, straightforward, and wise. He might agree with <WLht ra, that In the distribution of patronage the Presi -dent might hare erred, but no one would Impute that ?error to any improper Intention. Mr. Bmcut, (dem.) of la., said he fully approved of all rl.nl had been raid by the Senator from Virginia. Here gri tted that tho Senator from Michigan had introduce i Sue debate yesterday, or that it had been supposed by ?arty one that it wus showing hostility to the admioistrt. \iou to favor the publication of Senate debates in other jmper*. Sir. Badger, (whig) of N. C., followed in support of the measure. Mr. JoHireoN. (dem.) of Ark , spoke over an hour in d? fence of the Globe, and in favor of giving it increased al lowance to sustain it. Mr. Dawsor, (whig) of Ga., Jonei, (whig) of Tenn., "cm.) of Cat, i und Gwix, (dcm.) of Cat, favored the reference. Mr. Tours, (w hig) ?f Ga., favored that part relating to rsxerensed subscript km to the Gl'ibe, but opposed the pub ttoation of the delays in other papers. He said he had i interest In supporting the Globe, fer it was the only permanent rea>rd of Congressional proceedlnCT. He cared noil ting for*1? Vnion, for that repres?nte<l the ,,(Dg for *10 Union, for that repress ntod the adminis tration- H enird nothing for the Sentinel, for Ghat rep mnKntei'' t,lfl democratic party; and he cared nothing few tb* Intelligencer, for that represented the free t jfl of the whig party. sue motion to refer waa lost?yeas 14, nays 26. Mr. Krva'atrick, (dem.) of Ala., moveda reference 't> ^a select committee. lost?yeas 14, nays 23. Mr. Jobxhox asked a division of the question on tb ? resolution. Question takon on the first part of the resolution, for publication of debates in the Vnion, Sentinel and Intel etgencer, und lost?yeas IT, nays 21, as follow*;? Tkas -Messrs. Alios. Atchison, Badger. Benjamin, Brod bend, Bright, Brown, Clayton, Cooper, Dawson, Douglas, At no tor, Assies, Johnson. Pratt. Smart and Tho a peon?17. Says?Messrs. Chase, Dodge (of WI-), Dodge tot Iowa), FiWpatrick, Foot. Cwin, Jones (of Teun.), Mallery, Mot Sons, biorris, Pettit, Samper, Toomlr, Touoey, Wt 4e, "Walker, W oiler, and WlllUms-Jl. Mr. Weukk, (dem.) of Cul., said he voted in the nega tive for no other purpose but to give notice that he would Vi-morrow move u reconsideration of tho vote. Ho then I use veal to amend the remaining part of the reaolutioo, by I reducing the number of additional copies of the Con ?jrrjtional Glole to bo subscribod for, from five thousand I ao>l twenty-two to twenty-five hundred and eleven, and ' tfaat the Daily Globe be furnL-hcd to each newspaper | published In the United States. Lost. The resolution, as amended, was then adopted) I -Mnountlng to nothing hut a subscription for fire thoo wind and twenty-two copies of the Globe and Atpenui . Adjourm d. lfoase *f RspiesentaUvcs, Wasiiinotow, May 18, 1GU? tor RKiirrs or xxltrals. The Bprakkr laid before the Hons* a message from the tYefrident, communicating, In compliance with a rf solu tion adopted on the 1st inst., copies rf the correspco kmoe which has passid between this government mui. Wuseigu governments upon the rights accorded, by decla mation or otherwise, to neutrals, and the right* claimed 6y the belligerent* in the war pending between certalu Hnropenn Doners. The first letter 1* from her Britannic Majesty's minis tw to Secretory Mercy, dated April 24, 1864, in which b* an y*>- we. ? lfsjdty the Qn-en of the United Kingdom of Orelt UriUin sud Ireland, snd hli Majesty the Emperor ot.thfe) Xkeuch, being compelled to takeap arm* for thtpurprt* o? : ccfejiiag the iiggrettion of hi* Majesty the Kmperor of Iter "l the Otter ' ' " i npeu the Ottoman Empire, and being ieair ?u? to letres ? as.r eoh a* po.tiMe the disastrous oonrequmeos tc ccm retalltni mutvo retailing from s ttate of wsrfere, their majesties retolved for the present net to authorise tho Ifrni ot uierque. Ia making tblt revolution knows. think I* right to anaounce. at the use . tpleo the principle* upon which they will bo gmMed in the course of this war with regard to tho narigs tAmsuid commerce of nootrsl*. Her Majesty the Qoemet at;- United Kingdom of Greet Britain and Ireland, ht t a <-?*dtwgiy poldUhed the ooco npanning declaration, which * Moots**! ?Hh ilia* publiehod by hi* Maloety the Kmperor U the French la thas rettrictisg wltfda these narrow ' rights at belligereats, the allied '.la.it* the exercise of their i _ _ gcscrnments confidently trait that the government) or oiuntrtei which say remain neutral during this war will tweercly csort 'ITtry efort to onforee npon thoir euhjectr JK citiron* the necosrity of observing tho strietert son - -entity. Hoc UrHannic Majesty'* government entertalnr -Me, oonfideui hope that the United States goverumsnt will t-eenlvo with tntiificUon t >a annonnceraent of the retels ttuii* tliu* taken In oommor) hy the twe allied Mvernmrnt*, and tint K will, in the spirit of Just reciprocity, give order* xbst* no privateer In Russian colore (hall he ngr.lnpcd ei -victualled, or admitted with iti prltet into the port* of the Suited States, end also tint the otilionsof tha United State* shall rigorously sfcitaln from taking part In arm*, rucnl* of this nature, or in sny other mixture oppeitdto "the duties of n itrirt neutrality. (Here follow* the declaration of the Queen 3a fh -ulgect. already published.) The next letter is from the Count de Sartiges to Mr. Mnrcy, making a communication in terma cimilc to eJaooe on the part of her Majesty's Minister*. fircrrtnry Mnrcy replica to both uf them, dated 4j)'ll -JB, MM:? TheA he ha* submitted their eoinmuaioatloa* to the Pre vtdcnr end received lilr direction to oiprot* to her Major the lending powers of KarnpeHB -vmvwrrod In. to have ? .|ualified sinctton hy the prootietil ?Sminiranoo of It in the present war of both Or*** Brit* I mr^rgnnc*. ?w? ?fth? ??ft p*WHW MatwMkfUndiu tbe sincere (latiAeati'.a which her Hi Jel'l ? declaration kit giren to th? President it Uve bee. cheered if the nil. HIU4.4 to hid 'hiir M i *?Sf M* ????'?'f'i?e?l5JbflnUri>.?t,0Bl! lit e,T"1"M, (."iSd^r:v.r^is,T.rra'"" ?tsa hir'i.v^z.z'S^'gfc~Tss i sra&s^?sCi I por&tctf imto tit Uw of mAUoJF'Vhi** pr)p*r *?.*? ia**r I which lave induced l.?r Briu^io ll*iAt??!'l'ollli,,lritl0M with tbt Lmitror of the f 7> i?oC0acarreno# ?ion In the preifbt liith? ?,.to p?Mn*if ?* ? con??# iMM SS Burden by the I&o'r H't'InY Th.gPr^S.ugt "rpi^i'd Sra'sjs w. sirfeas'stf.'.iteKi rnli?s^iy, :,, . *lvc assurance that the cltliens of U?, t 'ii ?,*,**' c0,n arooiWe the neutrality of their cotmtry, hy Participating in the contort in whloh^hn principal powers <) Europe nre\ow anh^Juy iS^JSJ tho rn?C;;?ln? 4"? d<>Chmeiits follow the British orders In 5 lfil l' j Otters ['om tor Buchanan, relative to the cubject, mid replica by Mr. Marey to the Mine. also from ilr. liioon, and replies by Mr. Marcy ^Amoufl tbe documents are let torn to Mr. Marcv from Si.f 0f I!enmarI'. an'l of Sweden and Norway in identical terms, informing him that the sin cercdctiro of those governments severally, is to presets intact, the relations of friendship and good understand ing which now so happily reign between them and all the go-, crnuients of Europe. ue I ^LUVuT, r"'lle? t0 f,ch; ,h?t the government and L nl? ?? 1 f C".ur!i'7- fwl dp*P solicitude in the events F ao^ tninBptrlngin Europe,not only on nccoontof the gone I rol ana ty they occasion to those powers more nSrlv ! exposed (o tbe menaced ?Vila, but also n* having & mn** loiportont ulterior hearing upon the United Stater. Fl tj5 roedcr. Charge to Sweden, writes a letter to 3fr. Lfsrey, eommumcating a copy of the Swedish or Theem!' /*Jff "i to 016 riK1,tB 01 commerce of Sweden. The concluding document in the series, is n letter from filS^ISIP UeCHeve"hIiweTe?*thkfi^ntr Gw*1 Br,uin <">d Fra?-i! see a Ilr aTd ilL~i '* Utter Pow?" ?? desirous to put ?cn wUl observs that fber" uVS.^I ?1 S fa;, a1 ^.?te:"2v?l?~' ,&4 a dercd7o'SprlLtcd C ?n Fo",*n AiW?' *?* or" Mr St 0F rCBUC ?*XZ arnointlTT? :J ^Kjr-' from the'elect committee appointed to examine the subject of militarv snr.oHn tsk^77l?ti7e7liIA?(T7a,I?fnt,'VOrlv'' reP?r,ft'' testimony printed? national armories. Ordered to be " "tort The Cormo went Into Committee of the Whole on . _ Tin: rebwasks nn.i.. ?fc?feS5g?rSs=?? ,0ir" ?AK K^wVi1! xssrzstJsr "? weXzzlz Mr. PEv;:zam. (dom..) of N Y ??!%! h#? >,n<i * : gy.sfc ~ fattigias both to the wishes of his friend., and tbw'atoSTS snokf ' je^.ftB?^'5KS. vasrwa i ?^AZ !=?Ti3hif?- 1,0 ??J ?taa enough of hi, Iwn 1 ???a,Sr^-*^sra!s ri ue ?j r.r^,ra1 tor us, turns tho current of it as cold as Northern in? Jsra fc? aasuii&S mauifestatiou in the manner which .11 .hYd witnessed 2Sfi&giSr55S?SS JSS'VTS.'S,? der Th*! ?menfbo'C' ?'Te p?? ot the pubUc^Iun S;w3isfu? 'tthoa?^Dt ^unHt Zi cypher, (laughter, and cries of 4lC?ood!"^ ??!?? k,;:.irnr? the "wTth^^eSt^Itme^artoj ion B Xttt.,eiV?decWe ,hetl"r?r ?ofit U cc^stitS! That is the proper tribune 1. He did not believe i i iiips^s-g tbc Of heaven. Notwithstanding the assertions to 'Jit ??r.rr!,iT' tb: "7. 0,111 ?X"1 t^Te4hecli"atesdmi thrri fliro were X-ri ComPromi?>. ??J U will go (I?..Rbt"r.V Wit rS? ,'b rae? t0 roach there *Ki: trample compact's .r"!ig^dtThIa.'"f^enItf t?ie VI roi'ri crmpr. misr be legale.! -m 1 lf JXs^crir'r ?d T5?-; l? e ^ wh?t,P'?fMtee>.?re wo against thi" 1 ,euV? iT ^arln?lIPir"'1 ^f^e he finished, he Sv# '? wri" "?t the remainder of h . ,p?h ! 8im O'clock. Klft . >n aiher? only present. Owing to the alim .t ' 'iJsiCflt v#* proposed to rUe, wl:h a view to an ad journment. Jr. Ustoirr. i whig/ of Mo., spoke in favor of granting ?ts teqtpui 1 of land for railroad purposes. 1 " I*: ??^TiTnn," (whig) of Tenn., after fully and di*pas Jonhl'ly cindi-oricg the question. raid be' had come to the C'.u<-| udon that tha Nebraika bill embodies elements which would prme ruinona to the peace of the country, to lb lot1 of the e'oulh, and to the lame oy of the t*nio? it vr.i a violation of the pledge*, both oral and ?wrltf-a, if the two groat parties, and of the Preaident <i ? '? IT* asked by what authority did CongTeae opdr-ta ? to repeal tho Missouri compromise? who had cc mm indorsed tne representative* thus to act ? He chalk ol, 1 my one to rhow hi* credentials to tbl* effect. He eooB v " ,;5 hardehip to the South. So far from in juring it. it wia one of the great element* of Southern prcep?rlt<*. it was alopied a* the ba*is of a permanent pi see-, t i tl." Union, and had ao been sacredly regarded tcr thirty ionr long years. It was perfectly consistent with th; ci imiromiKC acta of 1*50. and both were a final rotticuiuit of the question* to which they refer. Mr. w xir/onir, (whig) of Mai*., defended the North if having frorotbs charge of having striv-n te vloltte the Mis souri c -uipromlne, justified the Now Knglend clcrgv who had leinonstiated against M* repeal, and opposed the ill. Li.jvIU', (dem.j of Va., fired a broadrlde Into th looby n mbr;s who have been importuning Congr-as lor lands to 'iid railroad projects, and defeuded Virginia from the charge of ilUberality toward* ?ucb ?ebi-mes. He alro .posed the abuaet which took place in building rtutoji house*, and continued bis remark- until hi* boor bed expired. ifr. M-iCjian, (whig) of Vt., defended the Now Eng two J r mcoatrating clergy men, and *ald, in coneluaion, be loped, if the Nebraska bill 1* to become a law, It will br pa seed on the 24th instant?the day of the day of the -icat eclipae?for there will reat on It th# blacknes* of lortncce forever. Mr. Kati", (whig) of N. C., replied, denying the right of the church, o* auch, to interfere with the affair* of State At half past eleven, the committee roe?. and gan.i -? tlenrwcd. Resignation of Senator Errrett, Ac. Boevox, Kay 18,1864. The Hon. Edward Everett, in consequence of iU health, bar resigned hie eeat in the United States Senate, the re signation to take effect in June, lion. Rufus Choate has resigned the Attorney General ship, and Hon. John H. Clifford been re called to the po sition. Destruction off WhwllBg Bridge. ? Prrrserao, Bay 18, 1864 Wheeling bridge was blown down yeeterday afternoon during the storm. ? .... Wtmuxo. May \8, 1864. The bridge now lies in the river, and is a total wreck. All the cables except two were broken and twtotedto pieces, and the bridge turned bottom upwards. The abutments were slightly injured. No lives were lost. Otstrntttvr Plre at Oaarogo. Otwatio, Bay 18, 1864. A fire h.at night destroyed Welch A Co.'s extensive barrel sud stave manufactory and machinery. Lose fifteen tliouaaud dollars. Insured nine thousand dollars in New York companies. Markets. Naw Ouijujo-. Bay 18, 1864. Ihe tanada'a news bad no effect on our cotton market. The sides to dsv were 6,000 balea middling, quoted at 8c. The tales of the week foot up 41.000 bales, aud the stock in this poitis now 306,000 bales. The decrease in receipts at all the Southern ports to this date, U 478,000 bales. Mess jork is at 812 75. Rio Coffee-sales of the week, H',000 bsgs, mostly at a 10>*c. Cotton freight* to Liveipool, are quoted Id. Nbw Owlkams Mat 14, 1854 Tlie sales of cotton to-day were 3,600 bales, with a dull and diooping market. Middling is quoted 8c.; Bonr is dull at 87 12 K for Ohio. Sates of 20,000 bushels of corn wtre rondo to-dav at 56c. Rico i* at $1 50 u $1 62. rair sugar, 8lic . molasses h?sdccllne?l to 18He. The Niw lr. S. Senator* from Connecticut. Tlie legislature of Connecticut on Thursday elected us 1 United States Senators the nominees of the whig caucus, who were selected the day previous, vis. rands Gil lette, (free soil.) for the remsinder of the term of Tru nnn Smith, resigned, which expires in March next; and I.afayette S. Foster, (whig,) for tba full term of six years from March 4, 1865, to March 8, 1881. Mr. Foster is at present Speaker of the Home of Repre sentatives in the Connecticut Legislature, in which capa city he has served on a previous occasion, and has been a leading whig member of the same body at vurioua times, representing the town of Norwich. He is, perhaps, the most prominent whig in the eastern part of Connecticut, of which he is a native and reddent. His age is about forty years, and his profession is that of a lawyer. In the Legislature, and as a member of the bar of New Lon don county, he has acquired a fair reputation for his powers as a debater and advocate. The following Is a list of the United states Senators from Connecticut who have represented the State, from the adoption of the constitution to the present time :? ft'ame. From. 7o. OUiver Ellsworth March, 1780 May, 1796 Wm. Samuel Johnson March, 1789 Resigned 1791 I Rcfltr Sherman Jun?. 1791... .March, 1793 Stephen M. Mitchell March, 1793... .March, 1795 Jonathan Trumbull March, 1795 ... .Resigned 1798 I James Hillhouse Mav, 1796.... Resigned 1810 Vriah Trncv Oct., 1796... .Wed 1807 Chauncey Goodrich Oct., 1897....Resigned 1818 FsmuelW. Dana May, 1819..."21 Fa\ld Unggett May, 1813....March, 1819 James lauroan 1?*?^ jfa?'"'nto3 1823 Elijah Bonidim.n March, 1821..,.Died 1823 Her.ry W. Edwards Oct., 1823 March, 1827 Calvin WUlev May, 1828.... March, 1831 Samutl A. Foot March, 1827....March, 1833 I Gideon Tomlinson MarcM5H ,'!?,?h' I Natbnn fm'tb March, 18.43 IMe.l JR3o i John M. Nilcs Dec. 1835....?Mar h, 1839 I Ferry Smith March, 1837 March, 1843 [ ThaSdeus Belts March, 1889...,Med 1840 JabexW. Huntington May 1840....Med 1847 I JohnM. Niles itorcU, 18W.... March. Jft? Poter 8. Baldwin Nov. 1847.... March, 1851 Truman Smith March, 1849.... Resigned l8->4 Isaac Tourer March, 1861... .March. "87 Franc's Gillette May, 18.?4....Marco, 1855 mlT*) ?t1? P. Foster March, 1855... .flarc-h, 18'51 The first ten Senators on the above list were lederalists of the old school; no democrat being elected from Con necticut duiing the first thirty years after the adoption of the constitution. The Connecticut federalists always held a conspicuous position in the ranks of that parly In Congress. MaDy of their Senators and Representatives weie olberwlso distinguished. Messrs. Ellsworth, John son, and Sherman were in em tiers of the national conven tion which framed the consritulion of the United Statei. Strrmsn was also n signer of the Declaration of Iude pendence, and Ellsworth succeeded John Jay a? Cliiof Justice of Ihe United States Supreme Court, being ap pointed by Washington in 1790. The first democratic republican Senator from Connect! cut wns James Laumiin, who had been a federalist, but joined the republican party during the war of 1812. His colleague, Mr. Boardroan, and their succes-ors, Messrs. i Edwards, Willcy, and Foot?, were elected as democrats, , or republicans, friendly to Adams and Clay. Since the I modern division of partios, Messrs. Tomlinson, Nathan Smith, Betts. IIui tiDgton, Baldwin, and Truman Smith, : hare teen chosen as whigs?*nd John M. Niles, Perry | Pmitb, and Is sac Toucey as dcm*crats. Mr. Toucey, It will be recollected, has advocated and voted for the Nebraska bill during the present session. Ho is now instructed by the State Legislature to oppose that measure. Whether he will do so, or resign, or whether he will continue to act according to his own views with regard to this question, is uncertain. He can well afford to do either, so far ss the result is concerned, the majority for the Nebraska bill being Urge in the body of which he is a member. Mr. Gillette, who succeeds Truman Smith for the short term, is a free soil democrat, and was doubtlei-e nominal ed by the whigs for the purpose of securing abolition iote? now and hereafter. Tlie Phllolexlnn Society. Ibi* Society (connected with Columbia College i celebra ted its fifty second anniversary la> t evening, at the Rev. E. 11. Cha].in's Church. Broadway, In the pretence of a large and fashionable audience. The exercises were commenced at half past seven o'clock, by Dodworth's band, which executed with its usual skill several choice selections from Donizetti's Eli-ire d'Amore?from Guillaume Tell?Rhd other mnr cteur, among which was the " Philolcxian March, " com posed and dedicated to George G. Penncll, President, 1S53, by H. B. Dodworth. The following gentlemen formed the committee ?John V. Henry, .t. Jl , President: Henry C. Marvin. Vice President. and John \ lewis. Herbert B. Turner, George A. Ostrander. The presidential address?a poem in blank terse, del criptite of the charms of study and the delights of coil"g? life?was an able production. TVe heard it indistinctly and will net, therefore, venture to criticise its m?rita too closely. But from passages which we occasionally caught, we may fairly say that the poem was hlghlv creditable to it- -uthor. The imagery bright ari l n.- 1 ,t o ? must he permitted to remark that the"presidential ad dr< ?? in prose would have been more effective, end hare nfl/rded a better oppt rtunity for the display of Mr. Hen ry e Ulei.l*. Mr. MaKvi.w. Vice President, spoke on " the n'w eru fade" "f England and Prance against Russia, and proved himself well read in the history Of the Eastern w. r. He totk the -ids of the Western Powers against Russian aggressions. and was loudly applauded. The " Workings ol Mystery ' was delivered in a masterly style by Mr. Vincent; and ?'Woman," as oopo'ed to woman's rights, in the popular acceptation of tnc term, by Mr. Doladeld, was remarkably well written and spoken. They were b< th enthusiastically received by the audienc The remaining pieces?" Retrospect of a Life." by R. M. fewyer. "Age Wot-hip," bv .fraucla W.ilton, and '?Ideal of Marly Character," by Charle- 3. Pomeroy? were all wiuillr creditable to tfc-lr respective authors. "Ycnrg America," a satirical poem, was decidedly tha gem ei the evening. In unpretending verse, bu? with ep?srkling wit and truthfulness, It exposed the follies of the day. The young author's delivery was good, sod the niece altogether met with especial favor front th< au dience, which seemed delighted with the evening's amusement. Williamsburg City Kewt. Tmv P vF* Swixnts A'lats.?Three patent fate sharpers made the acquaintance, on Wednesday, of five men from Veiment, who wt re destined for California One of the ?hakpers attached himself affectionately to one of tha party of countrymen, named Albert Blsbee, and escorted him to Williamsburg to show him tome Interesting sl.h'e. While in hie c< mrany tha aharprer managed to dispose of a valueleaa check on the Atlantic Bank to him. and thus obtained 1200 of hie money. Two othere of the band of tharpera. who were entertaining tne*e friends, induced the remaining four Vermontere to visit Williamsburg also, and while with thru succeeded in swindling thenr out of 1482. Two of these sufferers sre Bind ford Duel and haac Joy. These last persons acci dentally met the parties who had swindled them, in Mew Vnrk that evening, and Joy made tbem give him back is hundred dollar* They gave him a hank Mil of the nomination of $100, which proved to be of no value. 11 el reviveU'J gU h? lost except 9C6, STILL H)IH? MARINE METERS. Thi Packet Ship Montciumt lihore-tiiki ?Ml iHwMen an the Atlantic?91ckncaa an Board Ship?Large Iceherge-Stalpo on yipp Sic* Sic? Accounts were received In the city yesterday, thai the Hue packet ahip Montezuma, Capt. be Courcy, which sailed from Liverpool on the 18th alt., had gone ashore ot fire Island, on Wednesday evening. She has a gene ral cargo, and 400 passengers, anl ia slated to he badly ashore. At last accounts the passengers were all on board. A letter to the underwriters, from their agent, ktates that he should proceed immediately to laud the passengers, hut he could not say what condition the ship was in. The Montezuma is one of C. H. Marshall h Co.'a tins of packet?, of 060 tons register, aud h covered by insurance, as most likely is the cargo The bark Isabella C. Jooee, Capt. Jones, arrived yester day, reports speaking, on the 2>)th April, the Belgian bark-'Pt Neslua," with passenger? for New York, who had just taken ofT the crew of a Dutch bark, which was in a sinking condition. The ship Wm. A. Cooper (of Bostou), G?pt Lenderkln, i arrived yesterday from Antwerp, artcr u rough passage of forty four days On the 18th ult., while lying to in a gale, she shipped a sea which stove the house on deck, rolled away the maintopmast, sprung the head of fore topmast, and split nails. On the 5th iust., iu-JlU 41 03, Ion CO, in a gale from the north we t, John Itead. one of the scnmenTfeU from the jib boom, uod waa drowned. Capt. Landeikin also reports that on the 18th ult , to Ut. 46, Ion. St', he spoke the British brig Banner, bound toWiudsor, N. P., from Liverpool, which had during u gale the previous day, lost her foremast and all the sails attached. Her captain invited Capt. L. to take off her officers, which could not be done, owing to the want of sufficient provisions on board the ship. The ship Corinthian (of Portland), Capt Dyer, also arrived yesterday from Antwerp, re|?orU on the 17th of April, in lat. 47 80, Ion. 34, in a violent gale from the southwest to northwest, had her fore and maintop masts and miasm topgallant mast carried away, together with a full auit of sail?. The ship Progress, Csptain Chase, arrived yesterday from Liverpool, lost forty two of her passengers by sick ness, out of 757. She also had her mainyard and some .sails carried away. Capt. C. states thst In lat. 43 80, long. 47 to 40, numerous large bodies of ice were visible. One day (lvo wore seen and some of them floated within a qua iter of a mile of the ship. One had the appearance of two lighthouses on an island of snow; another, which was about half a mile in dtnmeter, and forty feet alove water, left a number of smaller ones in Its rear, which appeared to hove been separated from it. They ali presented a white and porous appearance on the surface, and were easily diseernahle throughout the dense fog that prevailed at the time. Capt. Pearssll, of the schooner Wing of the Wind, ar rived yesterday from Matanzas, states that on the 17th, when off Fgg Harbor, close in with the beach, he heard the firing of cannon, hut owiug to the prevalence of a heavy fog he could see nothing, but supposed it wa? from a vessel sshore near that place. Capt. Bass, of the bark Express, also arrived yesterday, reports seeiug at Ave o'clock ycstercay morning, a ship aud a hark ashore at 9quan Beach, but it being very thick at the time, he could not ascertain their names. It was probably from one of these vessels the filing proceeded heurd by Capt. Pearssll. The packet ship New World, Capt. Knight, arrived yes terday from Liverpool, reports April 17, lat 46, Ion. 33, exiericnced a hurries r.e from S. S. W. to S. W , which lasted about fifty hours. At the commencement of it, while lying to under a close reefed maintopsail and main speuc<,. was struck by a squnil which carried away the itcad of the mainmast, maintop must, topgallant aud roy i alinast.head of the mizzen topmast, foretopsall yard, aud sprung fore and mlzzenmsst and foretopmast. During the gale was hoarded by some very heavy se.n, doing a good deal of damage to bulwark.? and skylights. Lost one man overboard and missed several others. The English bark leunahagow, Capt. Wob.tter, arrived yesterday from Tralee, Ireland, encountered a hurricane on the 17th ult , when In lot. 40 20, Ion. 37 4 ), which carried away maintopgsllani mast, broke main topsail adrift from tho gaskets, with the fore topgallant sail, aud other rails, also, shipped a heavy sen, which carried nwsy the passengers' er.ok hours, part of the poop bul warks, and the starboard berths In the ste-rvgc, and pari on the larboard side. Waa obliged to batten down the hatches to keep the water from going below. The Bremen ship Bremen, Captain Decnl.en, arrived yesterday from Bremen, reports;?April 21, lat. 47. long. 21'. spoke Br. ahip Duvid, of (St. John, N. B), Eullertoo, from London for Quebec; boarded iter and lramed the following ?The David left London for Quebec, April 2, and on the 17tli April, being then In lat. 49, ion. 31 30, experienced a very severe hurricane from the westward, which hove her on her beam ends i arid shUttd the ballast, after which they were compelled to cutaway the masts: only part of the foremast stand ing, and was very leaky. On the 19th of April was boarded by a ship, wLen thii teen men and the carpeuter left them in a mutinous state. Twelve per son?, includ ing the captain, his wife and child, were remaining on j board. They were snppliel by the Bremen with some tool? and other articles. They had plenty of spars on hoard to rig jury masts, and plenty of provisions, and would try to get back to England The Bremen also reprrts passing on the 22-1 ult.. in lat. 45 30, ion. 31, a large ship in flames, with two other ships j laying by her. who were supposed to be taking off her passengers. Ercm April 21 to May 2, between lat. 46 to 44, and ion. 44 to 19, the Bremen passed upwards of fifty iceberg? The packet rhip West I'oint, Capt. Mulliner. also arriv ed yesterday from Liverpool, in a gale from S. to N. W.. 17th ult.. tn lat. 48 07. ion. 36 20, loat some spars, stated in our report as "throe malntopgaUant masta, main fernl mlzzen masts." She also lost four boats, a whole snft of rails blown from the yard?, and the decks swept of every thing moveable The bark Etiwan, (of Charleston,) Capt W ck?, arrived yesterday from Bristol, E., from April 17 to 20. in lat. 45, Ion 35, 36. ev per Served a heavy gale from S. to V W., during which her sails were split and she received d image to bulwarks and houses. On the 18th, in a heavy gale, Benjamin N< lan. a native of London, fell from tl.' main jard and was drowned. From lat 44 30. ion. 4-1 ;ifl, to 1st. 49. the Etiwon passed a number of Icrharg? TELEGItAPHlC. Mill WILLIAM LAV TON ASHORi: ON SOLAN I ICII. Sandy Hook, Ma/IS, I ? >? Atbsllja.t two o'clock this morning, the (hip Wil liam UjluD, of New York, from Antwerp for New York went albert1, four miles south of Squan Inlet. She is [erfeotlv light, and lie* on the outer bar. l-road-dde on. SI ? has 195 (ill' ngers on board folic* Intelligent* 7 hf Chary, of Ft jury again* Mr. A II. <i'mp l)ir ti'iAttf ? V few days ago a charge of perjury wae [-ending scaiust Mr. A. H. Camp, on the complaint of I.uciao Tuffs. The whole matter was brought up befoie Justice Stuart on a hearing, and the magistrate on Wedn??<'a/ dlrmis-ed the chargo. on the ground th*?. the evidence adduced wholly failed to sustain the Mentation, and Mr. (amp was honorably acquitted. Ppockijig Tr.Ar.RTY in Viboisia?Tim lVtrrs lurg (Va.) K.yrem has a letter from Accomac (ourt hou-c. giving an account of the horrible murder of a man named George East. by hit step eon, who Is yet a miner. The letter says: fircrtakhig East he stabbed him rete.ite-lly behind, till he fell, when the assaein got up >n him and literally cut him to pieces?ripping out the bowels from the breast down?cutting him In the breast, laying op n bin heart id inch ?r two. and stabbing and gaghlng him In a nitio ter of places. An ' to cap the climax, aft*, the blood thirsty monster ? left him, fearing, as he as vs. that he *?? not ?*??, ? returned, propped up the body against the fence, aud cut the throat from ear to ear. the wound extending entirely through the windpipe, and dis jointing the neck. He then returned to town and deli tared himself up, -eying that he had be en intending to do It for a long time.*' H> alleged. In his defence, that hie mother had been ill treated by the deceased, but It ia thought they had fall en out shout the property of Mrs. halt, lb ; [Writes sere heretofore respectable, and in rood circunntanees. It Is also stated that it will he difficult to prevent the |opulai*e from lynching the prison- r. the excitement Is so great. , Rtatk Pkisox Commission.?The eonunUmkin ap pointed by the Comptroller to examine into the affairs of tha (Mate pi ison* met at Albany on the lath Inst The i ommlaaion haTt determined to visit Slug Sin* prison on the list June, Clinton prison on the Itlth August, and Aubmio prison on the ffJth feptmmbrr. Movement* of EcPmUont ItUaurt. VISIT OF TELE HJCNRY CLAY OLCB. Yesterday the ex-I resident was permitted to rest un til evening, when he ngs'a put bias .elf in o the ban is of his friends. During ths da7 he r-ceirsd s' his hotel, (the St. K'cho'as) the attentions o's i oral of hia person al acquaintances?the Chcrn'.ier llulaemann, among others, tearing hia card. During the day it was arranged between the ex-Presi dent and a special committee from the Henry Clay Fes tival As ocfation, that he should reecirethe member* of this Society at the ?t. Nlcho'as, at 8 o'clock in tne even ing. Accordingly, invitations were issued to every mem ber to assemble at the hotel corner of Broadway and Howard street, at 7 o'clock, to prepare for the rcoeption. At this hour a large majority of Ike Old Clay Guard were on hand, ancously waiting to pay their reapects to the steadfast friend of the statesman whose memory they were organized to perpetuate. But while this party w ere collecting together, the Com mittee from the Board of Councilmen. apparently anxious to have the ex-President all to themselves, called upon liim, and took him off with them to h'fhlo's theatre. This came to the ears of the Clay men when near the hour for the reception, and to settle matters a special committee sal appointed to go to the St Nicholas to lestn and report the facts of the case. Thi- committee returned in a few minutes, and reported as follows, thruigh its chairman :? ( houckPmmiam, Keq?Your commit tee have mat - lli vlait you requested, and leur 11 that the ex-Pre.id.-n', iu chuigo of the Committee froin the Roarj of Council n?u i< now in Niblo's theatre. Not w-lling to allow this 0 por.unite of shaking by the ban 1 tire tried frieu I of H> nry Cluy, and of expressing to him our regard tor his 11 st 'services to tllat illustrious state man. to p is*, we 1 are appointed a sub-committee to visit liira there, and 11 ir g hiin again to liis hotel, where we hop,- shortly to ree him This report wo a accepted, the committee discharged, and the Association took a rt cosa of half an hour, at the end of which they proceeded in a body to the St Nicholas. After a brief delay here, they were leceired by the ex President in oue of the parlors, where a number of other gentlemen were waiting u|>on him. Among those in at tendance we noticed Daniel Ultiiiuu. George I'eckhaiu. Mar vin H. Brewer, Juntos Webb, Sheriff Carnlev. Mr. Wor rell, Mr. F.evnolds, Councilmen Kimburk. Wild, and Mc Intyre. Robert S. Lyons, and Joseph S. Taylor. After the UK-President had been introduced the coin puny, Mr. DitoOKP addteased him as follow!, in behalf of the Henry Clay Festival Association:? Mr. Fiumori:?I have the pleasure to introduce to you the officers and members of the Henry Clay Festival'As sociation. it is a source of profound regret with us that we are not permitted to tender you in a more public and foimal manner a reception such*as you have met with in distant part* of the count rv, among those who were com paratively strangers. Returning to your own native State after an absence of some months, and receiving honors from others which made your tour little lean thau that of a victorious chieftain, it would have been a source of profound gratification to us if we had been permitted in u public mauner to tender our respects personally, and to show that you have friends at home who would have been gratified with an opportunity of extending equal civilities to you here. You ree before you the Henry \ tlnv Association, which was founded in 1814, in the days j , of Mr. Clay's political adversity. It is perpetuated to ; commemorate his private virtues and public aorvioes. We remember you, sir, as his adviser, his counsellor, his as sociate and dear friuod, whether acting with him in the labors of the forum, or when you were performing the high duties of President of the United States; and asso ciating, sir, the names of the living and the dead, remem- ' hering that principles never die, we beg to tender you, i sir, cur cordial and united wishes for your health hsppi new, and fu*ure prosperity. To this Mr. Fit 1 IfGttK ie.-ponded as follows:? Mr. Chairman?This address on bchulf of tbe Clay A*so ciatlou takes me wholly by surprise. During the lung which has exhausted journey which 1 haie made, anil my st length, bu1. cot impaired my affection for iny coun try, I bave sei n many who arc ready to avow their high esteem for the character of Mr. Clay, who did nut avow it while he lived. 1 um suio there Is no person present that cati fee) e greatir devotion lor his memory than I do. it was n purt, a melancholy pirt, of the dutlea of my journey, to visil his t-mb, and drop a tear over tbe grave of a patiiut. I suw, for the first time, the resi lience wi.tcli will be sacred forever, because it was lli?- ;uiitleme of Henry Clay 1 saw, also, the place of burial he had chosen for himself, and I am hapjy to we in uiy own Btate an association that continues to live while he is dead, for the pur poie of perpetuating: the principle* he sustained I should feel ? deep regret if the resolution wli.- li I was compelled to make, to receive no public Jenionstr itlon. | hud deprived my fellow- i-ili,oua of any gratification ?li"y 1 mightier) in extending any civilities to me. 1 can ss sijic you, though 1 ha ve received the hospitalities ol the > whole Bou'li through which I have passed, and which have been hestowei with a Uvisliness of which I h o! no 1 conception, yet theie is something In iny h-art tint makes it more dear to m? to receivo the approbation of 1 my fellow citizens of the Kinpire City, thou of iho-o I have never seer, before, i confess that, although in the discharge of a public duty 1 would know no seotional differences, au-1 maintain the same right and prin ; elple lor the most unfortunate man that dwells in the farthest part of Texas, that 1 would for the gieatest and most wealthy nabob of the Kmpiio City of the Kinpire State, yet. when It comes j to a matter of affection, I feel proud of iny native btate. and love it with a feeling of deep affection, t Ap- ; plauie.) 1 retuin you and this association a thousand thanks for the unexpected honor they have done me this evening, and I wish this matter may be regarded of a [ private character; but 1 desire to say, that if 1 have | nothing which I wish to make known publicly, I have also nothing to conceal. (Applause, j lam only afraid that it insy assume something of a political character, which ia farthc-t from my thoughts. I have passed 1 through the highest office known in thi* country, and 1 think in the world, and I only wish now to return my | most slnceie acknowledgments for tills expression of your good will and affection for me. At the conclusion of this brief reply, Mr. Fillmore re :na!ned talking for a few minutes with his numerous friends, after which he retired for the night. To-day he ' will visit the public institutions, in compartV with the I Cor mittee of the Common Council Prnoiikl Intelligence. tn (lit tUat tlie eldest daughter of Mr. Henry Lnd lam. cf Piceduay, ia about to be espoused by the Hon. Lewis Cass, Jr., our charge at Itomo, where the fair fiend t is at present sojourning Vioin an extract from a letter to Georg- N. Sanders, dated Newcastle, ljigland, April IS, we learn that Gari bsldi was to leave on the 14th, for Italy, in ommmil of the An.cricnn ship Commonwealth, bound for Genoa. As the movements of the revolutionary leaders are jast now watched with more than usual interest, it will no doubt be sought to establish some connexion between this visit of Garibaldi to the Italian coast and the recent declarations <?( Ma/niui In this letter Garibaldi ex presses himself in terms oi the warmest friendship and ? slerni for Mr. Panders J. M. Trowbridge, Vn.; George Kutledge London. Mr. and Mr?. ,b,s?'|h H. Bouiuo, Providence: it. Grimes. Ark.; Cokncl Pennr, Philadelphia; J. H. Price, l>over, S. H-; Jjeuts. fctruin, Truxti n and Pteanrey. I" S. N.; Purser 11 ham and Lieut. Gllber?on aloep-of-war Cyane; Geo. ilarnngtim. Pavannah; Captain Fry and lady, U. P. A Colonel Robinson; Kichmond; W C. Dana. Charleston C. W. Cbapfn, Spiingtield; A. L. Kdmoo-lc. Boston. H A. Wotd, l'argtr; Col. Miller, Columbus. O.: ( apt- Howes tblp Climax; Captain Drummond. slip Continental; J Perlbr(T. Palt'nv.re Major \Vi)e?. Cincinnati; Mr. swd Mrs. A. P. Johnson, t the: Col. P. I". Ruttereorth. New < m'.ear.s; f ol. Teal. MaryvilK Cab; Gov Post. Washing ton Teriitory, were among the arriral- yesterday at the Aator House. Bon. W. McDowell. Tenn Hon J B Mary. M. C . | Wisconsin: Hen. A. H. Ponth. Wisconsin; K. Miltrnlser ger, ht. Louis; II. 1. Townsend, Kngland Dr Richard Ptebblna. Port Hamilton; L. P Singer. 8t I,oul?: T. V. Martasulls. Brudbellr: Don Mugcillo Bracho, Mexico; Wm. R. Bulla and lady, Cleveland, were among the ar r vals yi-aierday at the Metropolitan Hotel ARRIVAL-'. From. Norfolk, In sttaiptblp 4airsstown-S li Terry. S liran A U Brsekieg, X Has*. It B y??, J t* Hall, it I' (Abbs' W Clea-ry. JKivally. I Mark. J Scbla .ker A Keat ii.c ROI;>*r, J l arri'fc. I J Piatt, T I'arriah. F.A Voorhssa and ladv. Miss J K Voorkssa Miss M A Rosomyar, C Lewis, Vise HUt. G W I. T wtieod, J L Gilbert, P J Curtis an i la.ly J Bailey. F. F Br klsnd. J C Ogdea, J I I'rshine. Mrs \ . coren. Miss McCortn. H MeCoree. Mrs Leroy Miss LLe r'.y. V Weatwortk and lady, K Lerl.y. J I> Todd, VAN, A Lilly ard lady, J N CrSbore an I lady, W K Mnoran, Mise Lilly. Mies ( lark >* rtedman. E Viae at, C Beale an I lady, and 2.>-a staerara. From f.rttacck ia ship Vnrmioa?J Stewart. From Liverpool, in ship Jacob A West?rvelt?C T Rar-r From Havana, in lark Kxpreat-Mra Milne nad family. From Havana, ia lark Lyra?Mr Van Honahtoa. Mr O Clenieate. Mr L Croi. Frem Mararailo. la bark Casanova?Capt Sam I Jones, of aehr Mary Harvey, ceadematd at Maracattia. Coroviera* Inquests K.iiki- or tkk Km? Kaiikoad?Coroner Hilton yeste-r i'ey held an inquest, at the foot of Ituane street, on the I ody of Charles Kqapp. aged twenty yeare, a native of Grange county, N. iT, whoae death was caused by accl dentally falling from the train, near RlauveHvUle A verdict of accidental death was rendered by the Jury I'.?D 1R a Oil.?Coroner Gamble reaterday held an in quest at thmjcfhbe, on the body of llaomiM Dolphin, aged oO years. WHO waa ricked up by the police the night pre vious, in a date of intoxication, and locked up In a cell, where the doorkeeper In the morning found him dead A verdict of death caused by Intemperance, was ren dered. RELIGIOUS MEETINGS. S?w York Im( Con Or re nee or <ke MetkMUo Chuck. The New York East Conference of the Methodist Epis copul Church < ommenced its annuel session in Ike church of the Fcr. Dr. Ksnneday, In Washington street Brooklyn, ou Wednesday morning, a fall delagetioa beiag present. An organization wax effected by the appontmeot of Bishop Amee, President; James Floy, Secretary; aad jk M. Heed, AMlatant. After prayer by the President and Rev. Dr. Kenneday, the business before the conference was proceeded with, and the following committees wore appointed:? Su ttwrtfl ?Moves L. Bcudder. Albert Na Jt, War. C. Hoyt. J. I: Searles Cn Hthpiovt Hrrt icet ?J. Kenaeday. J. B. Wakely, H. Busted. On Temporal economy.?E. Griawold, Morris Hill, J. H. Terry, John Crawford, J. L. Gilder, J. Shaw N. Mead, C. Kelscy, C Ilrainard. On Mit torn ? lie ma u Bangs, 8. Langdon, W. H. Karris, J. B. btrutton. On Miuicvary Cause ?N. Bangs, J. Miley, J. P. Irtakin. On Education ?D. Curry, J. J. Mathews M L. Pcuddar, J. 11. I'erry..E. L. Janes. On Sunday School!.?G. S. Gilbert. B. Pillsbury, D. B. Chandler. On Tract Came?11. F. l ease, P. W. Smith, J. W. B. Wood. On Bible Came?J. S. Mitchell, It. W. Loomis, J. B. Merviu. On Temperance?D Curry, H. Hatfield, H. HustoJ. On Staid </?H Busted. K. M. llatdeld, J. M. Reed 2o Ejtamne local Canduiacee for Deacon ! and Elder'! C rtlir;? I?. Curry, J. Miley, R. Jesaup. Jo nominate 7 urteer for Cimfeitnce?J. Floy,N. Bangs, George Mollis. In I'ulliialionerf Minute;?3 M. Reed. Thos. H Birch, lho?. G. Oslioni. On Pott Vffltec?Samuel A.Peuman. On Coloni.ation?J. Kenusduy. F. W. Smith, J. 8. Mitchell. After the appointmeut of committees, the following were declared supernumerary preachers A. P. flail, Robert Steney, Seth W. ScoQeld, Cyrus Sllliman, Mill, W. M. 11. Gilder, Uarrey Camp. Charles R. Adai Mitchell B. Bull, Henry Hatfield, Stephen Bushmore. The following wei e appointed superannuated or ' out preachers:?Asa Bushnell, I'hine&s Cook, Moraon llartlett. George 8. Pierce, Raphael Gilbert, Jonas Bowea, h'. W. Thomas, Kbcnezer Waahburne, John Nixon, Jehn Trippet, Robert Travis, J. D. Marshall, Charles <'hitten i?riwn, N. Kellogg, Iaham Clark, 8. 8. Strong, Sylvester H. : Clarke, Nathan Bangs. John Parker. | On ro assembling yesterday morning, the Rev. Mr. I Warn, a returned rrnssionarv to China, made a brief [ statement relative to the missionary cause In that em pire. He had tor a year and a half occupied a small chapel on a great thoroughfare near Shanghao, and to wards the alter part of hie stay they had singing ami prnver there. He had studied the manners of the in habitants, ami becoming acquainted with them, it wean, vety common occurrence tor officers, as well a a the lower class of people, to come and confer with him upoa religious subjects and they would urge others, who tal never seen a' foreigner, to come out to the mission ami listen to him. It was estouisliing how ready they wane to hear, nud whut an interest tliey evinced to beeonso more familiar with Christian doctrine. Some even wished to !?? baptized: but in rouseqnence of his short stay this could not then be accomplished. The Held, ho saio, was an exceedingly inviting oue.and he represented with urgency the importance of sustaining the miaaioa ary cause in that distant land. After the statement of the missionary the conferenon proci eded with the examination of candidates for tho ministry, when they adjourned till this morning. Methodist General Conference, Month. W'e have the proceedings of this body of the 10th and 11th Inst., being the ninth and tenth days of their aon sion. On the loth most of the day was occupied In tho question of establishing a Pouthern Book Concern. Tho Her. l)r. \V. A. t mith submitted the following resolution, as a substitute for the one which had been under con sideration :? Rcr?lTCd, That tha Committee on l!o?ks and Periodical* be. and they ars hereby, inttrusted to report a judicious sviteui for the early commencement aad ultimate perma nent. establishment of a Book Concern proper of the Metho dist Kpheotiel Chun h, South. 1. 'I lie Book Com cm shall consist of a publishing homo at . 2 Of a msiiiifactuiiiig establishment of books in oooaoc tiou with said hout*. X Of sn sgsnt er stents to whom shall bs comialttsd. un der the sdi i. o and approbation ol a hook committee ap pointed 1 y the Uenersl t ?nf> ronce. the oentrel of the funds of the chun h, known at tl.o I ook fund, and th* conduct of tho bust! ets for tho next four veins 4 The scout or agents ths.l be required bylaw to provide, by Slid with the sdviis and approbation of aaid on mailt so. t iiilf.lnga and other tutors* end materials, fur publishing oud maunfa< luring all the boohs, be., secocsary to mi at tho demands of the Sunthcrn people, on strictly business prin ciple*; that is? 1st Such books as from the accidents of tboir publication ' i published us cheaply iu the city of their location an ill lnanu' aliswbsre, tbo agents shall manufacture St the r own t M'bmeal 2d. Puoh books, as irom the aeeifsats of their pubUsm llon. can be published cheaper at some other manutaotsry of the country, shall bo published by costsaot at cash mas ufactery. After exploration liy the mover and remarks from Drw. Winans, Leo, Doggstt and Summers, the 11nnliiIliinfmmm unanimously adopted. ? in the 11th, trie Chinese mission was under consider ation on a motion to inquire Into the expediency of adopting a plan l y which Chinese youths might be eda caltd in this country. Dr. Tayi.op from Shnnphse, was reqnosted to addromv the Conference, and expressed his gratification that tha proposition had boon submitted. Tho Chineae, ho aald, are xery ignorant; many parents are too poor to educate 1heir riiihiton. One had been offered to him as a gift. The missii.nsries will spproxe the arrangement. It would hare a happy reflex uclion ou Sunday schools. Tha influence will greatly promote the missionary spirit among the people and the children. He would not oon sume the timo of the Conference, but would be glad, did circumstances allow, to expatiate on the topic embraond in the resolutions. I r. Dugout offered a resolution instructing the Com mittee on Episcopacy to devise some plan for ooUaettng end publishing the Kpiacopnl decisions, made from ttasa to time, which was adopted. TELEGRAPHIC GENERAL ASSEMBLY OK THK rKIXHYTElUAS CHUKGB ?OKU SCHOOL. Buffalo, Mav 18. 1864. Tlw General Assembly of tho Presbyterian Church, (old fdiool,) met at the Central Church in thia eitjr this morning. About three hundred delegate* are present l>r. Young, of Kentucky, the moderator, preaches the opening seimvn. rcmroi x hik-105. Tlie Assembly organised in tli* afternoon. IOr. Board msn, of Philadelphia, was chosen moderator, and Pie feerrr Wilton. of lfampden Bidney College, Virginia, t<mpnr?ry clerk. No other business waa done. Among the prominent persons present are Rev. Dr. Spring, <2 New York; Rev. Dr. Hodge, of Princeton; Kobert G. Hreckenridge. of Kentucky, Dr. Kdgar. of Nashville; .lodge Fine, of New York, aud Chancellor Johns, of Dela MFJ.TINC OF TI1K UKNERAL ASSEMBLY OP THK rtUK BYTI.KI AN CHURCH?NEW SCHOOL. Phii adh.phu, Hay 18,1894. The General .trembly of the Presbyterian Chnrcb, new school, met this morning in the First Presbyterians Chnrcb in this city. About two hnndred members am pr>'stnt, among whom are Rev Pootors Barnes, Bnlntid, and Riddle, of Pennsylvania: Skinner, Parker, flpeac, Ben an, Shaw, and Hav, of New York; Eagle ton of lti nessfe, end Newton of Mississippi. Rev. Dr. Allen, oC lane Seminary, preached the opening sermon. His sub ject wat?Tho comprehensiveness of the doctrines of the Cross, a* seen in ihrologv, bistorv, and philosophy, ami inita adaptation to the spirit of the age, to aaonJ ra foime, and to the aanctidcation of tho Individual nana. Re rioted with touching allusions to the decseal of thn Pev. Hr. t.allaghar. 1 r. Hall, and Dr. GUbort. The Rer. I r. Sklnr or war elected moderator, and Rev. Mr. Darling jei inac nt clerk. H IPCOPAL CONVENTION. ArvtRsoov rarvion. Philahkliiiis, May 18, 1864. In tb' < envention this afternoon, the motion to ro seind the elchth rev I ted regulation failed by a majeeitf of nine <hui-be? though forty majority of the elasgy favored it. l:ee<dution* were passed Axing the minima? -alary at ISti)for single, and 8750 for married ctorgg men. Political Intelligence. CUurOK.vtS?The San Francisco CAremT/c of the 13Ua ult. says:? On Monday the charter election took place In the new city of Oakland. Horace W. Carpcntier was elect ed Msy or by a majority over all opponents. '/. I* Gowsr, Samuel J. < lsrka sad B. F Ferris were the ether candi dates. 'I he following officer* were also elected; Onwn cilm* n?Kdwar<l Gallagher. Geo. M. Disks, A. D. Euaw, .lobn Kelsev. P. m. C. Josselyn A. Marier. Treasurer? J. R. DunglUon. Assessor?J.8. Tubb*. Marshal?John Hoy an. Mr?. Mary Prewett, the widow editress of a Missis sippi paper, nominates Millard Fillmore for the Presi dency. A Mate Convention, ufmocrajie in character, has been called to meet at Uartlaburg. Pa., on the 1st of June, to taho action on the proposed repeal of the Missouri oon premise. Bradford county has chosen delegates thereto, and adopted an address to the democrats of the Mate, calling upon them to act vigorously in the impending crisis, that the true sentiment of Pennsylvania may bn made known. Horbiblk Rt'MOK.?A rumor reached the etty yesterday I hat a matricide had beea committed by n man named Jonea, aged forty year*. In Franklin town ship, about six mils* from Perrysville. on last Thursday. His mother is said to be almost eighty years of age. and it Is rumored that he inflicted a great number of wouuils. He ha* barricaded his house, ami stand* sentry with a loaded mttshet to keen himself out of tho hands of justice. We nmteretnna Mayor Adams and one or two of his police started to tho scene of the mar I dor yesteresy afternoon, aad they will probably secure ? h'm ? PftHtiiiy Q? :(#*, Mujr 16.