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"KILLER'S EMPIRE HALL, 196 Broadway?Patriotic At* MlSLULLAHSOLS?T ablkj.uk? Malic? HOVIC. CHINESE HALL, 539 Broadway?Oiqahtic Moving Iilus UMation or r.ia Rust* i ah War. ?HBSEI.rCRP OALI.ERY, 497 Broadway?Talcahui htmTORS AHP Statcary?Makttbdoh or Hear, Ac. SVerv York, Sunday, June 49, 1856. Tike N?wi. Ity the arrival of the steamship Illinois at this ?purl yesterday, we received news from the following 'points:? Cape of (iocsi Hope May '? Sandwich Islands May 10. lsi|uu alio ....*.? .May 15. May 25. Pb .tji _ May 30. Shn Frnucisco June 5. ften Jucn del Norte June 5. Panama June 19. Aspinwr.il June 19. Kingston, Ja June 28. The details of the California news, which we pub lish this mornhig, will be found highly exciting and interesting. We first give articles from the various journals published in San Francisco, showing the state of feeling in reference to the action of the Vigilance Committee; then the executions of Casey and Cora, the speech of Casey upon the scaffold, the inquest npon their bodies, together with a descrip tion of their funerals; following which is the arrest of Yankee Sullivan by the Vigilance Committee, on the 26th cf May, his suicide, some items in his eventful life, and his confession; then we have the proceedings of a meeting on the Plaza, got up by citizens who oppose the proceedings of the Vigilance Committee, and the prociamatisns of the Governor and the military commander. We also give the accounts of numerous arrests ma8e by the Vigilance Committee, and among the prisoners we notice the names of Chartes P. Duane, alias " Dutch Charley," of this city, John Cooney, Bill Cumminga, William Hnlligan. Martin Gallagher, Bill Carr, Jainea White, Wuotey Kearney, Ah Cann, a Chinaman, and a man named Bulger. The committee were also on the V>?k-out for Ned McGowan, but he had not been arrested when the steamer sailed. All these persons wifl probably be sent away in some vessel bound to a foreign country. The Illinois brings $1,270,868 m treasure, which is a larger sum by nearly & mil lion of dollars than has teen before brought by one steamer this year. Oar files from New Granada are dated at Panama and Aspinwall to the 19th inst. From an official re port it appears that foreign merchants on the Isthmus are to be taxed during the six months dating from the 1st of July, to the amount of $1,224, whilst the k native traders escape with the payment of $515. together with the new charge -sought to be .the government on United States mail mat sing the Isthmus, excited murmurs of longst the industrious portion of iamnou u ULfui, xerijr-p ur. til at Panama. Many local improve ling made by the Railroad Company. 5e, Special Commissioner of the United was busily engaged in investigating the res which ied to the late fatal riot. So far, the testimony Is much against the natives and their officials. The United States Consul at Car.hagena was in Panama, en route to Mttanzas, and Colonel John S. Thrasher had arrived, on -his -way to New Orleans. The idea of maintaining Carthagena as a free port was much debated at the capital. An ac tive canvass was carried on by the friends of Mo 5 quera, Murillo and Ospena, candidates for the Presidency. A new steamer was almost completed mt Barranqnilia, and would soon start on her first tup op the Uagdalcna river. One of Santa Annas attaches had a difficulty with eome negroes at Carthagena, in consequence of a-black having in formed the ex-Dictator that the w>op:e of Caracas, Venezuela, had paid two men to assassinate hi* Hsghneus. The attache was a native of Venezue } All the persons remaining in hospital after the late Isthmus riots were doing well. Several inha bitants of Panama have sent their ofcildren to the United States to school. A great deal of rain had fallen at Aspinwall. Much complaint was made at Panama au account of the United Slates ship Sus quehanna. not having communicated with oar Gon na! there daring a late visit to port. By way of Panama wc have additional news from Central America dated to the oth inst. The British steamship aft Aspinwall reported that Walker bad sent an agent to treat with San Salvador, bat that he was immudiately sent bask without effecting anything. It .was said that Walker a headquarters were n it really known. There was no communica Wn between San Juan and Costa Eica. A number of Walker's men had arrived at Aspinwall in a mi? rable rondii.ori. The British ship Eurydice was ?uh in port at &a.u Jnan. The Costa Rican army had teen disbanded, and cholera was sweeping over <te htates. It was of this disease that Ilarcn iiuiow died. Ady cea from the South Pacific are dated at Val paraiso 15tb; (Jallac, 25tb; and Paita, 30th of ifay. From t lili we learn that the line of Valparaiso and Hantiaar railway, hc tar as the town of Limache, win tokened to tbe-..ablic on the 18th of Septem , her next The movement in the Valparaiso mint ,storing the. month of April last, has been an follow;: -43ald coined, 1168,69.5; bullion in piocew, I39A -*U: bellion on hand, 8136,000; advance on bullion, 4T\300; pail on advances, 176,810 15; aid cafe re ?oi?id, $162A'13 27. Tbtre w.w nothing new from /"Abed.nee. Corn aD<l other articles of national prt mdnte continued at high prises in the market The WKapion of the Chilean CoeKresn wan to be opened fg' ^he Ait of J ant, and several important meassreu, eneUag to psomote the welfase of the country, to be presented for its consideration. In Bolivia peace had been completely established. General Conic* va s Administration proven worthy of the snpport of he sJi'icn. From Pern we aoe informed that the trade with Bolivia was still a stive, notwithstanding exteesive importations effected in La Paz and Co -babamba. There was an incessant arrival of pro ^ se from the interior, particularly copper barrilla, the stock of this art! le in Arioa amounted to 50,000" Ptw1j extraordinary powers for six months been *ccorded to General Castilla, strength? niD? dictatorship with authorization to imprison pi 'T*0118- ???ch private dwellings, and bus jsend the In actions of judg-s. Revoiutweary at tempts .ontinu ed to burst forth, and no oonfidence was reposed in "tabilHy of the present state of tbbsys. Oar adri ? l>om i fc?ndwicb Islands sre to the 10th of Hay. The va 'u,> of Property in Honolulu ji'd Increased greatly, j. nse'nl acts had beey passed by the Legislate. The King had paid a visit to the war tthi1^ in port, and wee entertained with gunnery practice. The Chamber of Commerce had thanked \ir. Oregg for hia official seal at Wash ington . Another newspaper was about to appear in Honolulu. We have news from Jamaica to the 11th of Jane. Uach damage had been done by the May floods, b< the weather was moderating and the coast was more healthy. Sir Henry Barkly had sailed for England and Major Bell was sworn in as Lieutenant Governor. From Barbadoes we learn that a comi -ittee of the Scripture Reading Aseociation had engaged Dr. Thomas to deliver a lecture on practical ohemistiy. In Antigua the Attorney-General had introduced a bill into the local Parliament for providing gratui tous medical aid for laborers in certain cases. St. Christopher was blessed with abundant rains, and the growing crops had been restored to health and vigor. The Cape Town (C. G. H.) Advertiter, of May 7, says :?We are gratified to say that although rumors from Kahrland of an outbreak were current in Cape Town on the arrival of the post, the most unqualified contradiction has jnst been given to them, by the Governor's desire, in the House of Assembly. We have Havana dates to the 25th inst. There is no political news. Sugar had advanced, and mo lasses was on the rise. The yellow fever and cholera were quite prevalent. In the llonse of Representatives yesterday the debate on the admission of Kansas was resumed, Messrs. Stephens, of Georgia, and Campbell, of Ohio, being the principal speakers respectively for and against the measure. The motion to refer the subject to the Committee of the Whole was defeat ed by a vote of 70 against 101. The discussion will, therefore, in all probability, engage the atten tion of the House nnti! it is definitively disposed of. The Kansas Investigating Committee reached Washington yesterday, and will doubtless present their report on Monday. According to the City Inspector's report there were 372 deaths in the city dnring the past week, viz.:?G7 men, 68 women, 117 boys and 120 girls, showing an increase of 48 on the mortali'y of the week previous. Of the whole number 1 died of cholera, 6 of congestion of the lungs. 43 of consump tion, 10 of inflammation of the luDgs, 7 of congestion of the brain, 19 of dropsy in the head, 10 of inflam mation of the brain, 8 of diarrhoea, 6 of dysentery, 5 of inflammation of the bowels, 6 of disease of the heart. 12 of cholera infantum, 35 of convulsions (infantile), 7 of croup, 5 of debility (infantile), 18 of scarlet fever, 20 of all other fevers, 2 of hooping cough, 24 of marasmus (infantile), 13 of measles, 3 of teething, and 3 of small pox. There were also 6 premature births, 30 cases of stillborn, and 8 deaths from violent causes. The following is the classification of dis eases:?Bones, joints, &c., 2; brain and nerves, 85; generative organs, 10; heart and blood vessels, 14; longs, throat, &c., 74; old age 4; skin, Ac., and eruptive fevers, 36; stillborn and premature births, 36; stomach, bowels and other digestive organs, 77; uncertain seat and general fevers, 29; urinary or gans. 4; unknown, 1. The nativity table gives 254 natives of the United States, 55 of Ireland, 33 of Germany, 9 of England, and the balanoc of various European countries and British North America. The cotton market exhibited great firmness yes terday on the part of holders, but sales were con fined to a few hundred bales at full prices. Flour was firm, aul desirable qualities cf medium and good brands of Ohio and other good Western grades wanted for export were sold at an advance, in some lines, of 10 cents per barrel, while other descrip tions were without change of moejent. Prime wheat was firm, and Canadian choice white brought $1 82 and Southern prime do. $1 80. Free sales of the ower qualities, including club and spring Western were made without change of importance in prices. Corn was better for distilling-and sound mixed lots, while Southern yellow -and white, of prime' quality, were scarce and held at full prices. Rye sold at s3c. and 86c. far Western and Northern. Pork watrdull and lower; mess opened at 120 25 and closed dull at $20. Lard was firm, with sales in obis, at 12c. Sugars were firm. Freights were fiiwter ?- e-uuj, rtf.rte. and to Liverpool wheat was -taken, 2s. 74d. To London wheat flour at 2s.-9d. a 94d., and flour at 2s. l(Md. to 3s. asked. To Havre. 15c. was asked for wheat and 70c. for flour. Tlie Revolution In California. TVo commend attention to the extracts on the affairs of California, which are given else where. Governor Johnson has at last been in duced to act, and has declared the city and county of San Francisco in a state of Siege; has appointed General Sherman, a member of a prominent banking house, military contmander, and sailed out three divisions of the State mili tia to act under his orders. On the day the stearuer left, men were understood to be gather ing under General Sherman's orders from all parts of the State; and it was anticipated by -ora>- 'hat the Vigilance Committee would be disbanded on the day the steamer sailed, or the following one at latest. That body continued, however to perform executive functions up to the last moment. It chipped three individuals on hoard the steamer for Panama, under a sen tence of transportation; threatening them with death, by hanging, in cacc they returned. It was understood that the Governor's advisers would insist on bringing the twenty-nine members of tb" Vigilance Committee to trial for the deaths of Cora and Casey; and f -eling on both wis* was cx*Terr"-]y bitter. it is difficult a this di* ance fo judge of the' motives and passions whin', may actuate the hos tile p:<rti"8 in Ca'ifornia. One thing aeoirs cer tain: there is r.o good ground for collision be tween the Vigilance Commi'tee and the cilitia. The revolution is accojaiAi ;hed; the vagabond infircncc is annihilated; and verc the Vigilance Committee to be disbar'led at present, and the supreme power to be rosuoa d by the Goto nor and the civic authorities. no mischief xe*uld s*'<sutngly b" done. We do not apprehend a colli sion; tlioagh. if such a thing dfc happ'-n, it w<*ild certajply be a blooly and a morahle page ja Californian history. In judging of it. the reader,ist always btar carefully in mind that Califor*.a was peopled with the worst class ? f people jtnder the sun. New Yoiftc was dcpM* .of Us vaj#.bonds and rts row dies i hen the tide -.set in thither. Among those who took wing the thst for the ]and of gold irere the, democratic politicians, wtem the elec tion of Taylor had thrown upon the town. These?with Ae blackieirs, awl most of the gam blers and dn'nkards and lotiery offioe keepers and awjndlers?took early steamers to California, and settled at San Francisco. -Koine few went to the interior and to the mine* 5 but those were not oongental spotR for the ex"rci?e of their peculiar industry, and they soon returned to the cjty of .Sun Francisco. For some years these fellows found there the tiest refuge that the world contained. Money was abundant; gambling was fashionable; drunkenness was not rare; violence was allow able. Han Francisco was in fact the paradise of vngabonda. At an early period of the State's history, it became necessary to establish authority and law. When the like effort'-was made on the Mi' siasi'ppi, there were places where the gamblers ai d nif nriS and vagabonds resisted the establish ment of unwonted restraints. No such blunder was made by the ruffians and gamb'ers ami v.iga bord* ot' Pan Fr<u*cisco. They had not enjoyed New York experience for nothing. When the first steps we re made toward the organisation of a system of administration of justice, they were among the foremost to support them. They were in favor of law. in favor of judicial authority, in favor of police, in favor of nty of magistrates. Ever y one else being in favor of them, too, they were established without difficulty, and the era of regular government commenced at San Francisco Then the vagabonds began to renew the scenes they had practised and seen practised in New York. They packed the conventions? they filled the poll-houses. They manufactured the regular tickets on both sides. Quiet citizens soon grew di-gusted with the trickery and the violence and the brutality which marked elections, and ceased to take part in them. They had their own busi ness to attend to; it was profitable; they consoled themselves for their culpable indifference and apathy with the reflection that they would soon be rich enough to leave California, and return to more peaceful State. Most earnestly did wise men exhort them to abandon so fatal a course. Day after day the consequences of this desertion of the public weal by the most distinguished citizens was pointed out to them, but they per severed. The number of persons taking no part in politics increased every year; aid propor tionately the influence of the rowdits became greater. At last they made themselves complete mas ters of the place. They nominated the magis trates and elected them. The offic<rs of the government were their friends. Thej had con federates among the police, secret accomplices on the bench. The whole government of San Francisco was in the hands of gamblers, rogues, vagabonds and rowdies, mostly from New York. W hen this point of decline was reached, a revo lution became inevitable. Either total anarchy must supervene, or the political elements of so ciety must resolve themselves into their lowest expression, and the social edifice be built anew on a new foundation. That is the performance which wc have just witnessed. Society in Cali fornia?or at least in San Francisco, for the movement has not yet been thorough elsewhere ?has spontaneously dissolved itself. The ouly authority recognized when the steamer left was a self-constituted autocracy of respectable citi zens, whom the peril of the moment called into the field on the one side, and on the other, the appa rently reviving, but still practically nugatory au thority of the Governor. The lesson is a useful, though a painful one for us. It is not to foe disguised that we in New York are pursuing the same course as San Fran cisco. We are not so far advanced as the San Franciscans, far the reason that here there has always been a substratum, an under current of authority, bo which even the vagabonds have de terred. But Khe difference between the two cases is growing less. Ev?ry year our elections, our nominations, our government, is more and more in the Funds of the class to which Cora and Ca sey belonged. "Where we must end the history of California teaches us. And fbaX end cannot but be hastened by the approaching return from Cali fornia of the men who made the revolution a ne cessity there. The Xiw Law M Patent*. One of the fruits of civilization is the protec tion given <7 law to that species of property known aR inventions. Tc encourage ingenuity and mental exertion when they are as well em ployed for the public g*cd as for private beuefit, the most civilized nations have adopted the plau of issuing for all such inventions letters uikter the greet seal which, for a certain number of years, give their author the exclusive benefit of his thiiV-Md-jiis labors, -tehe English law, which is that ttie machine, the openUtb/P y;bjcct, requires sought to be patented must be new to the public and something that may be reduced to the form of a vendible hilioi?. A mere philosophical idea canr.ot he patented The practice under the law is wry precise and formal, the delay in procuring a putent very greet, and the expense o:' obtaining it very large. It ie about six hundred dollars, under any circumstances. Our own system originated in the Constitution itself, that venerable instrument which seemed wisely to foresee all the important interests which required compromise or protection. Under various acts of Congress, beginning wi<h that of 1790, our system has been matured until it has approached perfection. We have a Commis sioner of Patents, and also a Model Office which has no rival in the world. The mode of applica tion is simple.'the expenses arc light, and invent ors bavc been able to secure their Iqgal rigliis with but littl? delay. In England the expense attending an. applica tion for a part -nt is so great as effectually to check the spirit of invention, and the poor in ventor retires from a contest where his ability is greater than the length of bis purse. In the United States a contrary principle prevails, and the cheapness of the proceedings places every in ventor witbin the reach of a patent. Thirty dol lars is the fee for obtaining it. go large is the uuinber of apflicants that a great competition exists among them, and while this is the chief and perhaps .the only difficulty we encounter un der our laws, it.'s highly beneficial to the public. The chief questions which have arisen have beer, those of infr ingement; but oar United States Circ lit Courts, hive ample jurisdiction to deter-1 mine the right. The whole law is.admirably laid: . down in the Bocoad volume of " Kent's. Commen taries " and thusiar the system has worked well. But-there is a ohss of persons who arc never contcm with any established rule, and an .attempt) is now making in Congress to change its spirit1 and its form, its character and its operations. Neither inventors nor the public have demandrel any change in the exiting laws, but the specula tors in the brains i" others have been busy, , enough. Tgje new .bill is csacplex and crude, it is a ?dang-rous enlargement of the powers pf the Cvuuuissiwnefrvf I'atente For example, it_gives the right, either to himself, or any one he,may appoint, to issue subpoenas to compel the attend ance of witnessofl, to issue attachments, and to punish for contempts?this latter being one of the most dangerous and abused, powers now known in tfcis country, and which is already filling our prisons with its victims. This is a power which is bad enough, even when exercised by the mot loomed Judges; and it would be stUl worse, if wry Deputy Commissioner?and tb^ act contemplates an indefinite number of such persons?shall have this power. Imprisonment would be an every day occurrence, and its dura tion, not defined by the act, would be limited only by the pleasure of the official exercising the authority. Th" bill, in another action, contemplates the returning in the Patent Office of the money paid in for a patent, if the application for P, (jyjj fyi_ thus swelling the funds of the dc^Artment by the losses of the inventors, and f fn pnniflhing the applicants for having mit/io even an honest application. Under t^ present law, twenty dol lars of the patent f^es are, in soch cases, returned. Only enough U\ retained to meet the expenses actually incurred in the examination. Section fourth permits any person to obtain a patent if he will swear that his invention has not been discovered'by any other person in this coun try, or published or printed in any publication, before the date of his application. Thus, if any one should hear secretly of a foreign invention, and chooses to take the oath required, he would exclude the real inventor abroad, and this latter would not be able to ^otect himself unless he made application to our Patent Office within two years from the date of his invention, or the date of the act itself. This would encourage a whole sale system of piracy, discourage honest Ameri can inventors, and lead to endless frauds and perjuries. The sixth section limits the duration of a pa tent from its present term of fourteen years to five years, except in some prescribed cases; and if an extension to fifteen years is required, one hundred dollars more must be paid at the Patent Office. And this rule is to apply to all the pa tents now in force after five years from their re spective dates. Under the present economical law a patent may be renewed for seven years longer?making the whole term twenty-one years?for the sum of forty dollars. The new law, for a similar privi lege, demands one hundred. This is holding out large encouragement to inventors in humble circumstances! Highly pa ternal. all this?highly democratic, for the Ame rican government to tax poor inventors in this manner! Under the sixth section, the assignee of a first patent has the right to the renewal, so that the inventor who may have been obliged to part with bis invention for a mere song, will not be able to reimburse himself by an extension. Un der the present law he may do so. During the last fourteen years about eleven thousand pa tents have been issued, and at least six thousand of them have been sold to capitalists. The poverty of inventors is proverbial. They are unable, from the absorbing character of their pursuits, to compete in the common business of life with men of less ability. They generally spend all then1 means in accomplishing their pur poses, and they generally find themselves, at the very moment of succa?, compelled to part with their inventions to keep themselves from actual want. Under the present law, the ffiventors have the benefit of the renewal of their patents. If they live long enough, they may finally obtain their reward. Under the new law. this privilege is taken -away. But the bill is full of the most objectionable matter. By the ninth section, the Commissioner of the Patent Office is authorized to appoint as many agents as he may deem expedient, thus furnish ing him with a horde of followers whose services may be particularly useful about the time of an e&otion: and to ensure their obedience, the tenth section permits them to be removed at the Com missioner's pleasure, for what in his judgement may be gross misconduct or wilful violation of the rules of the office. The eleventh section abolishes the right of ap- j peal to the Circuit Court, and provides for a new ?flice?that of Examiner in Chief?who in the ab sence of the Commissioner .performs his duty, en tertains appeals from the ordinary examiners, and pockets three thousand dollars aryear for his trouble. When the Commissioner is at his post, as he must be nearly all the time, there will be but little to do for the money. .Some compliant lTiVifff9iCt.PP.me political jteol, yvill probably find The twelfth section ccntqpfi iee um, w. up so as to increase the expenses of applicants, in many instances seven hundred per cent: for what now costs only $30, will, under the new law, cost $210. But worse than this, there is another charge to he added?a fee of $100 for a confirmation of the patent. What cbonce will a poor man have at the Patent Office when the new law takes effect ? But further: The Authority now vested in the Circuit Courts of the United States is, by this act, placed in the hands of the Commissioner of Patents. He is to be the sole judge of the vali dity or invalidity of patents, and of the legal rights of contending parties. But we have not time to dissect tliis bill as we wish, it is so worded that it gives fraudulent patents, after a short lapse of years, the same validity as the good. It makes it practicable for the Commissioner to disburse for printing, an nually, nearly a million of dollars?it increases hL?salary, uud finally concludes with a number of sections drawn up so fcunglingly as to defy analy sis? Full of Windows that exclude the light, anil iM-Hige* that lead to nothing. The whole bill may be characterised as an at-' tenant to increase the revenues, the expenses, the. power and the influence of the Patent Office, and. to convert it practically into another engine of : corruption. It complicates the whole system of' obtaining patents, so much Wi as toinake itneces-. sary to employ an army of lawyers at the very outset of the application, and to keep them on ' hand all the way through. The meshes, loop holes and private corners of the bill are enough . to ruin any honest and unsuspecting applicant. The expeases of obtaining patents are enormously increased, Tauds upon foreign .inventors are en couraged ocd winked at, and the sous of genius wCo may have expected to be remunerated by a renewal of .< heir patents are to be sacrificed to thei' assignee, who, under the,now law, are to take, all, and, are to enjoy property that they did not purchase. Nofting can .he more unnecessary or unjust iban this bill, fct pretending to obviate existing evils, it/ncreuses 'hem tenfold, and there is great danger tuat the kjgrolling interest at .Washing toe is too strong aaJ the honesty .of Congress too wettfc to stay its passage. It iB highly necessary that the pre?H should s >euk out ou this occasion. Indeed, .what, mischief and oppression would not be practised upon the people, at this very mo ment, irular the forms of Jaw, if it wore not ,t/<r <the fearlessness and watehO.ilncss of the indeper ,d*nt press7 Aocmctat. Hutu?Ac iuqupst 'ajlb licltl yof lrr.luy, by Cotonir Connerf, Ujion tho body of 3 man tuunod John J'urot'.t, wlio die. 1 i'(do. tho ? ? ?. tn 1 f ir^iries roociy.'u by faiunc n of nn rwhankjaect. at the oorncr of Thirty na/ii *tro?t and j-ifthavftaue. Verdlot. axsidenui doath. I tooused wan -2 jour* u *?;?? mi a native jf Jrclanj. CoCT i?.: -Soma.?An Inquest w,i? held ya*/>rilay upon the fcoitjr < i'? w.n named Richard Oa<lr*, wt o iled at tbo J lib ?m?\ Blplvm houae, !rn? tho eifccta of tV< heat. The A 9.M <#> years of ago Mid a / ei.i# jyxg lud. BV MAGNETIC AND PRINTING TELEGRAPHS. Interesting from Washington. THE KANSAS BILL?SPKAXNB BANKS AND THE INVES TIGATING COMMITTEE? DEPARTURE OP GEN. SMITH ?FHIKNDLY DISPOSITION OF THE FBENCH GOV ERNMENT, ETC. Washington, June 28,1858. The operation of the previous question brings up the bill to admit Kansas as the first business on Monday. It will pass the House, but of course be blocked in the Senate. Mr. Stephens, of Georgia, made an able spcoch to day on his amendment to the bill. The democratic national com mittee subscribed for thirty thousand copies for Nortnern distribution. The report of the Kansas investigating committee will be made on Monday. Mr. Oliver has not yet arrived, but is expected on Monday. Since the return of the committe some of the block republicans have become wild. Speaker Banks swears that the government is no longer worth preserving, and that the issue should be made, letting those who survive enjoy what would remain. Gen. Smith arrived here yesterday, had an interview with the President, received his Instructions, and left last evening direct for Kansas, where be is to take charge of the United Btates troops. Colonel Sumner will remain where be is, and there is to be no cbongo in affairs there except to keep out invasions, como from what quar ter they may. Quite a number of the Democratic National Committee arc here, and have been holding meetings and arranging for the campaign. Governor Seymour and Augustus Schell are here, stop ping at Willard's. Mr. Marcy dined with the Governor to-day. it is new believed Congress will adjourn bgtbe 15th of August. The French government has recently made prefo?e declarations of friendly feeling towards and tfOMglMd amply?informally, of course?lor Maishai Valiant's rudeness. THIRTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. FIRST SESSION. Home of ReprtKiitttlvci. Washington, June 28, 185C. Messrs. Howard and Sherman, of tho Kansas Investi gating Committee, have arrived. TUB ADMISSION OF KANSAS. The House resumed the consideration or tho bill pro viding for the admission of Kansas into the Union. Mr. Stephens, (national) of Go., huving tho lloor, Inti mated his design of offering a substitute. Mr. Campbell, (nigger worshipper) of Ohio, asked him to accept, as an amendment thereto, in effect to repeal so much of the Kansas act as declares veld the Mlssour i compromise. Mr. Stephens?I do not accept it. Mr. CAMrwsiL?I suppose not. Mr. "Washburne, (nigger worshipper) of Me., said Mr. Stephens' proposition was a side blow to kill tho Kansas bill. Mr. Stephens denied thi?, expressing his desire that the latter should bo referred to tho Committco of tho Whole on tho Stato of tho Union. Ho vindicated the Kansas Nebraska act and condemned tho movements of the Northern people to thwart tho policy of that mea sure. He said the pending bill admitted on its face that the Topcka constitution was formed against law and or der. He was inclined to think the real object of this movement was not so much to get Kansas into tho Union as a free State as to kindle tho fires of civil war in tho country. Mr. Campbell, in the course of his reply to Mr Stephens, said he could prove that Jefferson denied tho constitu tional power to acquire territory, and could produco tho original manuscript of a letter written by Jefferson a few years before his death, in which ho not only approved of the Missouri compromise, but in express terms admitted the power of Congress to exclude slavery. This letter he intended to have lithographed to accompany his speech. lle denied that the Kansas-Nebraska bill carried out tho provisions of the compromise measures of 1850, arguing the constitutionality and expediency of excluding slavery from tiio Territories. Messrs. Campbell and Stephens repeatedly interrupted each other for explanations regarding the controverted pointsman slavery. . .... Mr. Evxxu, (dem.) of Texas, was .n favor of admit ting Kansas as soon as practicable, without regard to the l timber of inhabitants provided a fair election could be i.ad. He would send thither General Scott to secure such a result. He contended that popular sovereignty was an egregious error, because no people could exercise sovereign power till they had acquired complete jurisdiction over il'.c soil. Mr. Morrixl, (nigger worshipper) or Vt., contended dial the administration must ho held responsible for the I resent Hgitution, ur.d argued against tlio extension of slavery into the Territories. Mr. Dvxn, (nigger worshi"per) of Ind., expressing a wish lo sti ike down what ims led to the prcseut disturb ances and restore thing* to where they wore previous to the Kansas-Nebraska act, offered an ameudmcut substau Ualiy to restore tho Missouri compromise. Mr. Gkgw. (nigger woishippcr) Of l*a., moved the pre vious question. , Mr. Walker, (K. N ) of Ala., made an unsuccessful mo tion to adjourn, and tnen moved to lay tho bill on the tuble,.which was negatived by 70 against 101. The demand for the previous question wad sustained by 98 against 63. . ... . the first bwutKfltf'flPvWS, thrnMonr^fd' thal tbe bU1 be Adjourned. Progress of Mr. Fillmore. BIS ARRIVAL AT LOCKrOUT?RECEPTION BY THE CI TIZENS?SPEECH OP GOV. HUNT. Lockport, Juno 28,1856. Mr. Fillmore reached Ix>ckport at 10 o'clock this morn ing. Ho was received at tho depot by a largo Dumber of citizens, on horseback and in carriages, with a company of military and music. A procession was formed, and Mr. Fillmore conducted to tho American Bote), where he was received by Gov. Hunt, who welcomed him homo and said :?While our citizens recognize in you an crni mcut citizen, who has QtUuned tho highest distinc tion by virtue of integrity, ability and an honest veal in the service of the country, they feel a just pride in those freo institutions which dcvelope manly energies and consti tute merit and patriotism?Hie true passport to public honors. It has been your lot to bear a conspicuous part in national history, and to act upoo important measures which have excited deep interest and produced grave con flicts of opinion. These differences ought not, amoog liberal, reflecting minds, and surely will not tie permitted to weaken the sentiments of respect so justly due to your public character and private virtues. If, by some heal ing miracle, the disturbing questions, which have proved so fruitful in domestic strife, could to-day bo terminated by restoring tho basis established during your adminis tration of the government?if all the evils engendered by Ihe subsequent departures from that policy could now be blotted out forever from history, bo one can doubt that a large majority of tho American people, of all parties and in nil sections of our common country, would truly re joice, and indulge in brighter hopes of the permanence of our nationul liberty, our union and independence. (Ap plause.) Mr. Fillmore, in reply, deprecated the disturbance of measures alluded to by Governor Hunt, aud expressed the hope that the people would take such a course as luay be cot sidcred best calculated to restore tranquillity and preserve the harmony of the Union. Ac deprecated the undue exercise of foreign iufluoncc in the government, and declared in favor of self government by tho people, and.against any unjust, illegal interference of States with tho affairs of other States or of tho Territories. Considerable enthusiasm was manifested. Mr. Fillmore proceeds to Butfelo at 3j? P. M. fcKt. FILLMORE'S ARRIYAL HOME?ENTHUSIASTIC RE CEPTION BY HIS FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS. Bcffalo, June 28,1856. Mr. Fillmore's reception was tho greatest public demon stration that ever transpired in this city. Early in the morruog tho stores and public buildings wero lavishly de corated with flags and banners and devices in the best ta*te imaginable. Main street was perfectly covered with ornaments in tbe shape of flags. Nearly every building for seven or eight squares was decorated. Tho shipping in the harbor had bunting flying at their mast heads. Mr. Fillmoro arrived at 4 o'clock in tho afternoon, via the Fall! road. The procession formed at tho depot. It wns composed of military, the city flreincn, tho Board of Trade, and private citizens. It was half an hour in pass ing a given point. It paraded through tho principal Btroota to Niagara square, where a (land was erected. Alter reaching the platform thirteen young ladies, dressed in white, camo forward, uud each presented Mr. Fillmore with a bouquet. II. W. Kogers then deliver ed an addretts on behalf of the citizens, welcoming Mr. Fillmoro home. Mr. Fillmore replied, tha iking them for the compliment bestowed by his fellow citizens, without party reference, and reverting to his tour in Europe, cent.ranting tho condition of that continent with this, Add'a},q he received congratulations, not as a p irty affair, hut a* from old friends, whom he had known for thirty years, ,'Ie closed by thanking his friends for tho cordial manrcr with which they had welcomed him homo. Jlo then rati red to .^is residi nc,o, escorted by the mili tary, sod -1.e?red by t*10 large rrowd present. The rireets wore porfcji.i'y cro but everything went off in perfect order. Later trmm Havana and Key Wert, Charleston, June 28,1864. The steamship Isabel baa arrived bere, with Havana and Key West dates to the 26th inst. At Havana cholera and yellow fever were prevailing. Sugar had advanced another real. Uolaaaea waa scarce and Arm, with an advancing tendency. The United states steam frigate Merrimac would leave Key West on the 28th for Boston. Her European trip has been abandoned, as her machinery could not be re paired without docking the vessel. The Susquehanna would sail In about a fortnight tor Madeira and the Mediterranean. The Fulton sailed on the evening of the 24th for Norfolk, and the Potomac was to sail on the 28th for Tortugas?all from Key West. The ship Kathaden, loaded with tobacco, from New Orleans for Vigo, went ashore at Long Key, and wan abandoned. There was a brig ashore at Couch Reef, name unknown. A ship had also been reported ashore on the Sombrere. The American Party In Massachusetts. Boston, June 28,1856. There is considerable excitement in the American party in regard to tho State Convention of Tuesday next. At a large meeting in Charlestown last night tho attempt to sell ont the party to tho republicans was denounced, and the delegates were instructed to go for Fillmore. In other places Fillmore delegates hg^also been elected, but in. Newburyport an American meeting has ratified Fremont The Fillmore men say that if the Springfield Convention endorses Fremont, they will bolt and reorganise anew for the Presidential campaign. Sinking of the Steamer Moderator. Cincinnati, Jttoe 27, 1856. The steamer Moderator, from Pittsburg, with a cargo of dry goods, struck on a snag, thirty-live miles below here, last night, and sunk immediately. No lives were lust. The lose on the vessel is not known. Assassination at Hyde Park* Hydk Park, Pa., June 28, 1856. Mr. P. Stephens, Justice of the Peace at this place, was shot dead this afternoon, near hero, whilst riding in e? carriage. Wm. W. Jones, who was with him at the time., rays he was so frightened that he did not stop to loots for the murderer. The deceased leaves a ihmily. Markets. PHILADELPHIA STOCK BOARD. Philadelphia, June 28. 1856. Stocks lower; Pcnn. Stato (Ives, 83; Reading RR., 46; Ixmg Island KK., 13; Morris Canal, 14>?; Pecn. RR., 46*. New Orleans, June 27, 1856. Cotton?Sales to-day of 1,300 bales, at stiffcr prices, though not quotably higher. Sales for tho week, 6,76C? bales. Receipts in excess of the same period last year, 603,600 bales. Receipts lor the week, 4,500 bules. Cof fee?Sales for the week, 6,500 bags; stock on hand, 37,000 bags. Rio cofl'ee is quoted at 11c. a II.I4C. Corn, 60*c,; market bare. Mess pork, $19 50. Bcfkalo, June 28?1 P. M. Flour?A fair interior demand. Sales of 800 bbls., at $5 34 a $0 25 l'or good to extra Southern Ohio and In diana. Wheat firm and quiet. Corn steady ; sales ot 46,000 bushels, at 40c. for sound and 30c. for unsound. Oats firm; sales Of 10,000 bushels, at 32o., delivered. Canal freights?corn 14c., and wheat 18c. to Now York. Receipts yesterday?1,766 bbla. flour, 7,100 bushels corn, 2,651 bushels rrye Canal exports at same time?1^68t bushels wheat, 02,000 bushels corn. Albant, June 28?l P. M. Corn?Sales 20,000 bushels Western mixed, at 40 *C. a. 48c. for damaged, and 50c. a 52c. for sound. Whiskey, 30>ac. Oats, 37c. for State; sales, 13.500 bushels. Pias ter?Sales 200 tons Nova Scotia, at $2 50. French Relief Committee. AID FOR THE SUFFERERS BY THE INUNDATIONS Dfi FRANCE. The committee of tw'elve, appointed at the meeting of French resident/, held last Friday, met yesterday at 2 P. M., at Pelmonico's. E. Lentilhon occupied the chair, and C. C. Hoguct officiated as Secretary. The Chairman stated that application had been made to Mayor Wood to take some action for tho relief of the suf ferers. previous to the meeting or Friday being held, whereupon tliat functionary had conferred with Mortimer I.ivingston and M. do Montholon, the French Consul, as to the best course to pursue. After the meeting woe held Mr. Wood declined acting as Mayor of New York in the matter; he would, however, act individually. Mr. M. M. Ybckli moved that a committee of Amcricttua, he appointed, with Fernando Wood at their head, to act, on behalf of the American people, in raising subscrip tions for the suffering French p. ople. The Mayor to lmvc power to add to the committee. This was agreed to, and the following named gentlemen wcru appointed such joint committee:? Fernando Wood, F/l. J. Warren, Chan. W. Fin-tor, John Wildornmg, * Isaac Hell. Jr., Ogden llaggerty, l ewis Curtis, Samuel Fox, I.. Delmouico, Joseph Fowler. I.. Bierwith, It was then determined to authorize tho following, named newspapers to open subscriptions in the several offices for the relief of the sutl'crers. Tho money collect ed to be paid over to the Treasurer of Committee before July 15. We:?The Nkw Yohk Hkratji, Evening I'ozt, Et firtu, Courier and Enquirer, Journal of Commerce, Sun, A Ilrion, La Cronica, Slaals Zeitung. Tribune and Timet. The meeting then adjourned until Monday. City Intelligence. DREADFUL ACCIDENT ON THE ERIE RAILROAD?TWO" YOUNG LADIEH KILLED AND ONE INJURED. a j.uuuui orrideut occurred ou the Erie Railroad, r ear the Sloatsburg station, about thirty-six miles from Jer sey City, on Friday evening, ubout 0 o'clock. It appears that three young girls, between twelve and fifteen ycare of ago, named respectively Acker, Wilson and Mcrritt, were walking on the track, when they observed tho freight train coming towards them, and they imme diately crossed over to the other track, when thc> passenger train from the West, which had come up unobserved, bore down upon them, und the only warning they had was the shrill engtue whistle, which notified them of their danger when it was too late. The cow catcher struck all three of the girls, and one of them, Miss Catherine E. Wilson, was in.-luntly killed; her skull was fructurcd and one of her arms torn off. Miss Acker was cut through the middle of the body and died :a a couple of hours. Miss Mcrritt was thrown off the track, and was cut severely about the heud; hen recovery la despaired off. The greatest excitement in reference to the matter prevailed in the neighborhood, and the engi neer was severely blamed for not giving more warning when he saw tho girls. An inquest was held on the bodies omf-'aturdoy morning, und a verdict was rendered inculpating tho cnginuer of the passenger train, the com plaint being that he did not stop the speed of tho train. It was rumored that he gave himself up to the authorities without waiting to be arrested. Celebration o* tiih Fourth of July.?A meeting ot the joint committees of the Aldermen and Councilman, en arranging for the celebration of the Fourth of July, waa, called for yesterday, at 3 P. M., at the City Hall. Four-ot' the Councilmcn Committee were present) and one Alder man, which not constituting a quorum, nothing was don*. This makes the filth meeting called for the com mittees. At the first meeting Councilman Rarnoy who elected Chairman, nnd the majority of tho Aldermen not liking this, they have since refused to come in and co-ope rate with the Councilmcn. The following letter waa sentr to the Clerk of the Councilmcn, announcing their reason for keeping aloof;.? Orrics or Clerk or Common Council, > ? ? ? _ No. 8 Ciiy Hall, Juno 16, 1886. > C. T. McClinaciian, Esq.:? Df ab sir?Having received a notice, signed by you, to attend a meeting of Ihc special committee on the celebration of tha anniversary of our national Independence, on Friday next, the ZJth Inst, the undersigned, appointed on said committee on be half of the Hoard of Aldermen, decline attending any meeting or participating In any manner with what porporta to be tho special committee, until a proper organization thereof. III! ARI.EH FOX. HIRAM CORWIN. PETER FULLMEB. The Counrilmen members of the committee, it is staled, propose to adhere to their present organization. It is cob unlikely that the jietty strlto for chairmanship may d? leat the purpose for which tho committee was named, and prevent the city having any Fourth of July this yea*. Another meeting Is called for to-morrow afternoon. The non transaction of hu.-lncs.:, nicunwhlle, Is uo small dis appointment to numerous pyrotechnic venders, who aro present at the meetings to secure the contracts for flro works in the various parks of the city. City Government Stationery.?The Committee on Re* pairs nnd Supplies of tho Board of Aldermen met yester day, at 4 P. M. The only important paper passed upon was voting to concur with tho Councllmen in awarding the* louuact sent in by tho Comptroller for furnishing, for the present fiscal year, stationery for tho Common Coun cil Hoard, Hoard of Supervisors, board of Health, ur.it different dejttitments and offices of Hie Corporation. Thir expense of stationery for the present year is about $12,000. In 1885 it was $15,000, and the year previous 1:7,000. Fire in East Twenty kiohhi .Street ?About half past E eight o'clock on Friday morning, a fire broke out in the basement of rear building So. 142 East Twenty eighth street, occupied by William Mottas a dwelling. The fire men were soon on tho grouud and extinguished the fire. It appears that Mrs. Mott used a newspaper, as a holder, in lifting a kcttio off a tire in a furnace; she laid tho paper on tho window sill. In a few minutes afterwards ";b?e discovered the clothing in the kitchen all In a blaze, li is supposed that the |>a|>er took Ire from the furnafio, uu pcrceivcd by hor, nnd set ilrd to the clothing in tho kitch en. Mrs. .Mott estimates her loss at about $100; no In surance. The building belongs to Mr. Thomas Boatty. It Is damaged about $100, und luliy insured in the Green wich Insurance Company. Trial Trip of the Weftkrn World.?This vossel n to run between New York and Albany, shortly, as a produce bout, to connect with the Central Railroad, Its owners litn it to be the best screw profiler lu tho United Suites. Its la urn la 34 feet; keel, 17 7, and is registered at 55? tons burden, though she will carry 800 tons. The ongino is a very fine one, nnd is worked by a linked motion, Similar to a locomotive engine. There was a trial of it*