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NEW YORK HERALD?
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H?W York, Monday, May -4, UML
Two N?wi.
The screw steamship City of Washington, which
left Liverpool on the forenoon of the 12th inst., arrived
at this port early last evening, ^having made
the quickest eastern passage across the Atlantic
ever performed by a propeller.
The news by this arrival is four days later than
previous advices, and is important, inasmuch as a
ministerial crisis was pending in England, growing
oat of the government of India policy. Lord EUen i
borough, President of the Board of Control, had al
ready retired from office, and a motion of censure of
the course of the government was to be submitted
to Parliament on the 13th. Whether this would
lead to a dissolution of the Cabinet was a problem
about which public opinion seemed to oe anything
but unanimous. The Continental intelligence
is unimportant. Owing to the com
plexion of political affairs in England the London
money market was depressed, and a decline in
the funds is reported. In Liverpool cotton was
steady, while other American staples |remlined
without material change.
News from Hong Kong to the 20th of March and
from Calcutta to the 9th of April had reached London.
The intelligence contained nothing of special
importance.
We have news from Sierra Leone, west coast of
Africa, to the 13th ult. Our correspondent says the
United States squadron, consisting of sloops of war
Cumberland, I>ale and Marion, pass and tonch there
occasionally, and all are in good health and
are a jolly set of fellows, and are proverbial
for tlieir promptness in affording aid and
assistance to vessels not only bearing the American
flag, but to foreigners of every description who reuire
friendly aid. The British squadron in those
waters is indefatigable in its endeavors to suppress
the traffic in slaves. All vessels with Spanish flags
are certain to be overhanled and examined, and
some American captains, who have to submit to the
same ordeal. are loud in their complaints of the
treatment they receive. The Melacory war continued.
and the English troops sent there have met with
hard work and some casualties. The demand for
fortiori articles was slack, but it was hoped that the
market* would revive for next season's trade. American
bwles t*old at 22 to 24 per lb. Ginger and
palm oil were in proportion aa to price.
By an arrival at this port we have news from Ma
raraiho. Venezuela, to the 4tb inat. The citj waa
trauuuil. and the inhabitanta were anxioxaly awaiting
the arrival of Gen. Paez from the United States.
Gen. Jose Gregorio Monagas, brother of the late
Prthidcnt, together with his son Jalk>, had arrived
at Marsraibo, and were irnpriaoned in the fort at the
entrance of the harbor by order of the provisional
government. Ex President Monagai remained in
custody at Caracas, awaiting his trial.
The particulars of two more outrages by British
cnioen> are reported in today's paper. The ship
Clarendon was boarded in the harbor of Sagna la
Grande by an officer from the steamer Buxaard,
when an altercation occurred between him and the
captain of tbe Clarendon which at one time threatened
serioua consequence* to the former. The bark
Jobu Howe was boarded while on the passage from
Havana to Hagua la Grande, and again boarded and
searched upon her arrival in port.
Tbe President has determined to put a stop to
these outrages, and accordingly, aa we announced
in yesterday's paper, tbe Secretary of the N'avy has
in-ued orders to Commanders HarUtene and John
Rodger* to assume command of the steamers Arctic
and Water W itch, to fit tbem out without delay, and
proceed to the Gulf to intorpoae American gun*
l-etween the British cruisers and oar merchantmen
Other vessel* will follow w noon m they can bo pre
pared for the service. The President Is determined,
if a collision should result. that the responsibility
shall rest where it properly belongs- upon the Bri
tiah gt vrrnment. which gare the offensive orders,
and the British Minister here, who is, doubtless, cog
nixant of the instructions given to their officer*.
In the Benate on Saturday the Chairman of the
Committee on Naval Aflhirs introduced a bill providing
far the construction of six steam sloops of
war. and the House Committee will to-day propose
the building of ten screw steam vessels, of light
draft. each carrying two formidable pieees of ordnance.
It is designed to make these vessels superior
in every respect to the British gunboats. The feel
lng of ( ongmST is so strong on the subject of the
outrages by the British that it is not improbable that
even a larger number of vessels will be authorised
than ts included in either of the above propositions.
Indeed.lt is stated that the House Committee on
Foreign Affaire intend to propose the construction of
thirty new war sjeamere. The English have at this
moment thirty six war steamer*, of various sixes, In
course of construction.
The annexed table show* the temperature of the
at mothers in this city during the past week, the
range of the barometer, the variation of wind currents,
and the state of the weather at three periods
during each day, vis.: at 9 A. M .and S and 9 o'clock
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t)i*ht, raw
I iay-Mon>Wf otaur u< plaaaat all day. o?hl,
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of oa tba baate of about 12 \t a lJ'fe
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for middrog oplaada. Sugara raaUuued 1?, aad lb* ad- |
vanoe of '{c. previously notiosd, wasmtanefi, white the
uln embraced about 1,1C0 a 1/JUO bhda and 80 ?okm at
rull prtoea quality oooaldorad. Malaaaaa cm ateo la (air
demand, with aa'ca ot 800 bbls Cuba muaoovado a ?c ,
wtihaote* hogsheads at 8hc., and of Porto Ktoa at Wo
Hour waa mora active, though pnoai were withoutchange
ol iwportaaco. Wheat waa Ana (or prtiae lota aad trr?gular
for the common and lower grafe*, while aalea were
Hair aad prtoea without chat Re of moment. Cora waa
scarce aad firmer for wound lota, with taiea of Naw Or
leaaa at Mc., aound white all4c ,and yellow at76){ a77e.
Po-k waa firmly held, aad galea of mew were made at
17 87 a >18, aad oT prime at >i? 87 a >14 M. Ooffee
waa quiet, with email aalea of Rio aad St. DoaticRo at
steady pnoea. Freights were firm, hutaagagemenU were
moderate. To Liverpool wheat la bega waa takea at9>{d ,
aad lard at 81a., with rueta to Glaagowwi 8a. To Lwdoo
aad Havre rates were unchanged
lai.d?In Pom Ibis CoMeqwnMi.
The interesting advices from Washington
which we published yesterday in regard to the
action of the President and Congress in the
matter of the British outrages, and the farther
particulars of them which reach us daily, are
strong indications of the current of popular
feeling. The hodden discovery that receot
events have led to, of the existence of a spiteful
feeling toward this country on the part of some
of the oldest and most prominent statesmen in
England, may yet produce very complicated
political and commercial results in both countries.
A disclaimer of iutended affront, and the
usual excuse, of some over zealous officer having
exceeded his instructions, oan hardly be resorted
to in the present instance, for there is a singular
uniformity of proceeding on theapart of several
of the British cruisers off the coast of Cuba.
All of them exhibit the same want of discrimination
of class and character of ships boarded,
the same minnte detail of impertinent inquiry
and officioas search, and the same utter disregard
of the evident and patent legality of flag
and voyage.
These facts will sink deep into the American
mind, and may go very far toward producing a
revulsion sf that cordial and friendly feeling
which has been growing up between the two
countries for some time past. When the recent
war in the East first became imminent, the symDathies
of this countrv were heartilv with the
Western Towers of Europe. This feeling
was suddenly curdled by a foolish statement
of Lord Clarendon on the floor of
Parliament, that the policy of the
Anglo-French alliance contemplated meddling
not only with the question of Turkey, but with
the policy of nations in every part of the world.
The American people saw behind the mask the
British statesmen assumed, and tbongh entertaining
not the slightest impulse of fpar, they
lent their cordial sympathy to Russia in the
Eastern war. This feeling was increased by the
fiasco of Crampton in endeavoring to carry out
certain instructions of Lord Palmerston in this
country.
When Crampton was sent home Lord Napier
came out here, and by a few honeyed words, with
seeming honesty on his lips, gave a new impulse
to the natural friendship that should exist between
the people of America and Eagland
One of the waifs of England's "Resolute" spirit
was found by an American seaman, derelict in
the byways of the ocean, and it was sent home
by an act of Congress. When a great and virtuous
Queen trod the once frozen deck, aud in
her silver tones uttered a heartfelt "I thank
you" to our Yankee commander as the stars
and stripes slowly sank to give place to the
cross of St George over their clasped hands,
every American heart felt a glow of pleasare.
When the outbreak in India followed, and we
saw with Saxon pride that England still was
true to Saxon plack. oar hearts were with her;
and as she marshalled her legions for the antipodes
we were ready to slap John Ball on the
shoulder and cry oat. Go it old fellow, you're
a brick. When England's hero fell a
victim to disease, our flags were lowered
In honor to the name of Havelock;
for. to use a homely Western phrase, " he had
whipped his weight In wild cats," or what is
equivalent. Bengal tiger*. Only a few crackbrained
Irishmen failed to unite in this heartfelt
sympathy of the whole American people.
Bat recent events show that Palmerston still
burns with hate because of his defeat on the enlistment
question. He was forced to back down
on that; and though the English journals maintained
a prudent silence about it, the leading
circles of England shook with a quiet laugh at
his discomfiture. For this, doubtless, it was
that he directed Lord Napier to endeavor to stir
up here the fires of sectional agitation, by renewing
the subject of the African slave trade in his
diplomatic correspondence, and gave the in
tructions to a fleet of British gunboats to cruise
off the coast of Cab* and harrass our shipping.
Unwitting of these new orders, the sympathy of
the American people waa still with the people of
England. When the Draini affair came to overtarn
Palmerston. and to dhow him that, old m
he was, he little knew bow small the sympathy
of England waa with the crowned tyrannies of
the Continent, and the aoquittal of Bernard by
an English jury ah owed that the love of liberty
waa "till inherent and predominant in the Engliah
mind, the American people still sympathised
with England and rejoiced in both of
these eTeata Bat they only add new elements
to Fnlmerstoo's rankling hate for the United
State*, and may yet prodnoe evil results.
The sadden check which this state of good
feeling baa experienced by the recent searches
of American vessels and diplomatic movements
of the British Minister, complicates exceedingly
the position of the present English Premier in a
political point of view, and may lead to some very
cnrloas commercial results. A war with England.
by depriving our markets of their usual
supplies of British goods, would give an impulse
to the mannfarturins Industrvof this conntrv of
the rnont extraordinary kind. The flunh time*
of the war with Mexico would be nothing to it
And whether abort or long in duration, the
trade with England would never be built up
again to it* preaent atate, while we would be
ten time* atronger than ever, to compete with
her abroad. Even the temporary check upon
our good feeling towarda Great Britain muat
give eome impetua to our manufactnreni of
?vpry kind, but principally of cotton and iron.
What courap Lord Derby may puraue under
the preaaure of exiating circumatancea we cannot
undprtakc to foretell. lie la aurrounded by
difficultiea on every aide. If he refuaea to raaclnd
the miachief making inatructiona of Palmeraton.
and place the poaitlon of England
towarda the United State* upon a proper footing,
a war with thia country will be imminent, and
will certainly bring out againnt him all the
patent and latent force* of the commercial
party In Great Britain. Should be coneent to
do thin. Palmernton. Ruaaell. and all the pack of
hungry - out*" will endeavor to rally the Evan
NEW YORK HERALD,
gelieal party for hit overthrow, and Exeter Hall
will t?e a^ain in im
There is one course palpable aad evident tc
up, which we hope he will adopt, and which will
place the friendly relatione of the two countriei
upon a permanent footing. Let him mak<
every honorable amend to the government
the UbiUd States for the malicious coarse o
P;? I inert-ton towards us; and then, turning t
Spain, make the immediate stopping of the slavi
rrsde in her tyrannically and despotically go
veroed colony of Cuba the only alternative o
immediate war. By this latter step he wil
draw the fangs of the fhnatical Evangelists o
Kxeter Hall, drive the slave trade from tin
ocean, sink into oblivion all pretext to exercla
ibe right of search over our ships, make thi
slavery question one of purely local and domeati
policy everywhere, remove forever all preteno
for international interference in regard to it
and destroy the only Irritating points of difft
rence that now exist between America am
Eng'and.
In this country we look upon the EngUsi
people as the only guardians of liberal am
progressive ideas among the civilised nations o
Europe, and their bulwark against the aggra
five spirit of the deepotbms of the Continenl
man-hailed and led on by the Empire in Franoc
In the possible conflict that may yet break ou
in the Old World, English liberty will com
mand all our sympathies, and, should need bewbich
we much doubt?all our aid. The anti
liberal bate of Palmerston and his love of mil
chief should not be allowed to mar this mtm
(xnrdiaU between nations who have a oommo
origin, a common tongue, and in truth a con
mon aim.
A Taxpayer's Party?H?w ta Govern tta
City and Save aw Packets.
The taxpayers of this plundered city shoul
remember that nine millions a year in taxes ar
extorted from their property, and that nearl
four millions of this sum are deliberately stolei
through the wretched and utterly corrupt systei
of our city government. By proper manag<
ment the city could be better governed than i
is now for five millions. In fact, it is not goveri
ed at all at the present time. We get no retur
for the immense outlay; our streets an1 filth
and pestiferous; our suburban roads are unf
for use; our police system is so villanous the
neither life nor property is protected; frau
and corruption reign unchooked in our publi
offices. And to maintain this system we ar
more heavily taxed in proportion to our populi
tion and property than any city in the world.
The taxpayers should remember, also, that w
owe all this mismanagement and rascality t
the fact that the officers of the city governmer
are politicians?are elected by a combination <
rowdies and vagabonds, and gamblers an
fighters, who own no property and pay no tax*
whom they use for that purpose, because th
property owners, who hare an interest in th
good and cheap government of the city, hav
neglected to take any part in the elections, o
to unite against this Infamous political combJ
nation.
All parties who have had the city governmen
In their hands?whiga. Know Nothings, blaok re
publicans and democrats alike?have been equal
ly corrupt. We will not say that any individna
officer of the Corporation is corrupt, because w
might be indicted for a libeL They may be al
as honest and as pure as Mr. Busteed; but w
will say that the whole system is flagranti
wicked and abominable.
Yet there is an easy remedy; and thai is b
the organisation of an independent party, dl
connected with all factions and cliques; b
the taxpayers combining against the preset
mode of nominating and electing officers, an
putting faithful men at the head of all th
departments.
There are, m appears by the tax book, 29,74
rerideot taxpayers in the city, besides all th
corporations, banks, insurance companies, an
so forth, which number several hundred, and c
course are represented by some thousands 4
individuals?so that fifty thousand is about
fair number to put down for the taxpayra
generally. The property they repreeei
amounts to $510,000,000, and some of them ai
taxed as high as $40,000 n year. Let us cm
merate a few of them
Smm. Pruftrtf Than
w. B. Aster tS,M?,?
Htepbea White*? 1,400,0<
A. f Stewart 1,000,0*
Pater LortUsrU 1 fitOJH
Jam** liMara. 1,SM,S1
C. VaadarbUt eoi.o*
(teorge Law 317,0(
?Such men as these, and some fifty tbousan
more, are the parties who have the largest it
tercet in keeping down the taxation. And ho'
easy it would be for them. If they went to wor
in earnest, to break down the influenoe at th
nnlla nf the twontv or thirtv thnrisanH nm
taxpaying ragmbonds and rowdies who ncr
control then t Such an experiment is wort
trying. Think of it, gentlemen. There in n
other way to eare your pocket* from th
plunderers or to rescue the city from ruin.
Poi.mcal Awnranrniw or thk Dat.?Of al
the cant and clap trap of our Northern nigge
worshipping politicians, they are guilty c
nothing so impudent and preposterous as thei
ridiculous outcry against the "aggressions c
the slare oligarchy" and "the Intolerant de?
potism of the slare power." Look at th
facta. At the present session of Coo
greaa Mil* will hare been passed direct]
admitting two new free States- Minneaot
and Oregon- and proriding for the addition o
the third (Kansas) to the Northern side of th
ledger. Here, then, are three new free Statei
and without the offset of a single new slar
State, to speak for the "aggressions ' and th
"Intolerance"of the "slare oligarchy." Do ou
nigger worshipping agitators suppose that ther
is neither the commonest intelligence nor a pai
tide of common sense remaining among th
people of the North? One would think so; o
why these impudent attempts to keep up th
excitement against "the slare oligarchy," whfti
with nineteen States acrainst fifte.n mil ?<?
aeeeral embryo Btatoa behind, the people of th
North hare nil the power of the government ii
their hand*. Senaible men. with theae facU b?
fore them, can onlj be dkgTMtod with this effror
tery, which would attempt to frighten them wlti
tbin eonaeleaa hne and cry of fool* and fanatic
galnet the " aggrewdona of the alare oil
g??sh7"
Kaij/wh Come to K**sah?The Rot. Mi
Kalloch. whoa* extraordinary piety and aaeeti
ciwn attracted ao mnrh attention in Maaear liu
eette eome time eince, hae turned up in Kanaa*
where, it la aaid. be intenda to open a law achool
h would be more appropriate for him to opei
a free lore acbool; and Kanaaa ia juat the plae
for U. It ia the lfecca of all the ragabonda I
the country, and they ought all to go then a
ooce.
MONDAY, MAY 24, 1858.
I t? m?ww mm Vmh?n. Ion TMtU
not mm Bear Ms Tiartnllu
(' We pubiiah thia morning several letters from
I oar correspond nt at Fort Bridget, giving the
i latest and mo? reliable intelligence from that
, quarter. It w II be seen, from the information
f thus conveyed, that the Utah difficulty Is not
f .wearing quite so satisfactory an aspect as the
} previous accounts seemed to impart to it. It is
g true that Governor Gumming was on his way to
Salt Lake City, but the olroumstances under
f which he undertook this step do not justify the
I expectation that it will in any way advance the
f objects of the expedition.
It should be borne in mind that Brlgham
Young has always declared that General Johne
eton 't force shall never be permitted to enter their
0 city. Now, notwithstanding the statements that
e have reached us of the alarm nnder which the
Mormon leaders are said to be laboring, and of the
't . - ? _ _ j ? A ? _s.j i as ?A
resignation or mieuaea r?Ngwuua 01 jlhiguaui
I himself, the effort* that have been made to induce
Governor Camming to trust himself unattended
^ in their hands looks to us more like a determij
nation on the part of the Saints to maintain
I their position than to back out of it in the way
which they are said to oontemplate. Had they
. been disposed to make such a submission as the
J* federal authorities are alone instructed t j act
cept, they had aa opportunity of opening negotiations
through Colonel Kane during his Btay
' in Salt Lake City. But it is well known that
. Colonel Kane could effeot nothing by his per^
eonal influence with Brigham Young, and that
^ he left Salt Lake under strong feelings of disQ
appointment He nevertheless did not abandon
bis task of mediator, for again we find him at
Fort Bridger, endeavoring to bring about concessions
on the part of the federal authorities
which might lead to a compromise of some kind.
Now, the mission of Colonel Kane has always
^ been enigmatical to us. He is by some
e supposed to be armed with semi-official
7 instructions from the President, but we
l' are quite sure that he bears no official
n character of any kind. The only explanation
that has been offered of his interference is that
'l he has lived among the Mormons, is favorably
l" regarded by them, and entertains the most
Q friendly feelings towards them. These facts,
? however they may qualify him to counsel these
misguided men tor tneir own oenent, are not
lt altogether of a character to render him a safe
d adviser, under present circumstances, to the
c federal authorities, whose course is decisively
e marked out by their instructions. It will be
recollected that when the United States army
first established Itself at Fort Bridget, an invitation
was sent to Governor Cumming to enter
10 Salt Lake City unattended by a military force.
That invitation was very properly declined, be^
cause Brigham Young and his followers had no
right to dictate the manner in whiob the United
States representatives should proceed. They
6 stood in the position of rebels, and they could
6 only expect to be treated with the rigorous
6 forms that are prescribed in such cases.
* From the facts stated by oar correspondent it
appears that Governor Camming has been int
duced to reconsider the policy of his first decl^
sion solely through the persuasion of Colonel
I Kane. In this he would seem to have dissented
j from the opinion of his military oolleague,
e General Johnston, who, true to his principles
^ as a soldier, refused to concur in any steps that
might be looked upon as a departure from his
instructions. lie even declined, it is stated, to
^ grant the Governor a military escort, declaring
that no soldier under his command should enter
^ Salt Lake City unless accompanied by the whole
army. And so Governor Cumming, acting
^ under amateur advice, or on his own indepenj
dent judgment, departed on his journey, truste
lag himself to the protection of a Danite escort,
commanded by a notorious man named Porter
. Rockwell, who, according to the description
which we copy from the St. Louis Rrpublwin, is
. capable of way crime.
>f We own that we entirely agree with the view
that ban been taken by General John*ton of
thin step. We cannot aee any possible advantage
that can arise from it, saving to Brlgham
it Young and hie confederates. The object of the
>e latter waa evidently not to comply with the
conditions of the government, but to impress
upon the mind of Governor Cnmtning snch a
t conviction of their strength and unbounded inm
fluence over their followers as would induce
||| him to modify those conditions. With this ob*
ject, aa he was to arrive on the Sabbath, he
m would no doubt be taken to the temple, where
10 a demonstration would of coarse be prepared to
* satisfy him of the attachment of the Mormon
h people to their creed and to the persona of their
w elders. This done, all that Brigbam desired to
* effect by the Governor's presence would be ao'
compliahed. That these speculations nre not
devoid of probability will be seen from the de*
clarmtion made by Young to Mr. Gilbert, that
"if the army would give the Mormona time they
? would leave, but if not he would send them to
e hell crom lota'*
What strengthens our idea that the Mormons
? I have determined to show fight unless thev can
r obtain their own term*. is the fact that they
^ are adopting the usual precaution of desperate
r men?of placing their women and children in
|f safety. Large conroya of the* hare been met
h on their way to the White River Mountain*, but
e there were no evidences that the male adult*
were soon to follow. It in the *u*pieiou* aspect
of this movement that ha* probably decided
General Johnston to continue the caution* but
f energetic tactic* that he ha* previously pare
sued. We regret that hi* civil colleague* have
( not acted with the name reserve and prudence.
e They appear to lie proceeding, not only without
p hi* co-operation, but without concurrence
r amongst themselves. Thus, whilst Govornor
o Camming ha* gone to Salt Lake City, to endeavor
to patch up matter* with Brigham Young, Dr.
0 Forney, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
r ha* started for Yellow Creek, to make some
Fort of treatv with the Indiana This doe* not
! seem to a* exactly the way In which the power
of the federal government ! to be impressed on
e the mind* of the rebel* When matter* have
n arrived at the point at which they now stand,
^ we prefer the eterner and more direct course of
^ military diplomacy.
b
m At?vit*TiHiN?? Lotticriks?In rr Lkoai.or Not?
I - Should not the Mayor and hia squad be indicted
for advertising the Georgia lotteries?
They have certainly given to them a far wider
publicity than they have ever had before, or
I- which they could have obtained by any other
l- means, and the effect will doubtless be a great
i, increase in the sale of tickets and correspond
L ing profit to the lottery men. Hut before in.
n dieting the Mayor for advertising lotteries con
e trary to law, it might be well enongh to inquire
n whether, under the constitution of the United
,t States, any action of the kind roald be sustained.
The several State lotteries arc legal, and the
I publication of facta connected with legal busidcm
lu one State cannot be punished In a stater
State. We do not believe that the Legislature
of any State baa authority to make the publication
of the advertisement* of a lottery legalized
by another State a criminal offence, whether
the business itself is illegal in the State
where the newspaper is published or not.
What Sat thi Taxpsyrrs??Rkporm or No
RcpobmT?The taxpayers of the metropolis can
bring about a policy of reform and retrenchment
in our city government, it they will. But
to do the work they must strike at the roots of
the diseased tree. The democratic party, the
republican party, the Know Nothing
party, have all become too deeply corrupted
and demoralized by confederate
D[rviuw?u, ivgum WW IUUIM10 Ml uv irunvcu ?UJ
longer. A new system of government oaa only
be enforced through the medium of a new and
independent party, and oar taxpayers are the
men to organize such a party. They have the
wealth, they have the men, they have all the
needful resources for the organization of an allpowerful
party, and they can, if they will, organize
a party of this sort without the slightest
difficulty. Will nobody lead off in this
movement? Is it nothing to our taxpayers that
the city's collections from their pookets should
be cut down from ten millions to live or six millions
a year? What say the taxpayers? Even
a little meeting will put the ball in motion, and
any respectable citizen in such a case can at
least organize a little meeting to break the
ground. We hope to hear that some one of our
numerous taxpaying readers have taken the
hint, and is fully prepared to enter upon the
good work. Let him try it, and we will soon
have a powerful people's party in the field.
Chajujm sAinkr Gonk to Europk.?Charles
Sumner, the Massachusetts Senator, who
is somewhat distinguished for the vlo-,
lence of his anti-slavery opinions, has
sailed again for Europe, leaving only his
empty chair to represent half his State in the
Senate. Without doubt the empty chair will
be quite as eloquent in the cause as its owner.
At least it will beoivil, and refrain from using
violent language to stir up the chivalry of South
Carolina. How the people of Massachusetts
will like to be represented by an empty chair is
another matter.
THE LATEST NEWS.
Owr Special Wuhl*|t?n Dlrpalrh
PKoro??i> incakabi or th? navy?affect of rim
utah nkw8 on tbi a kmt istiiia tb8 -ml boiimll'b
confirmation 0bkta1n?tbi wiluflttb foint in
VK8TIOATION, 1TC.
Washington, May S3,1S53.
The Home Serai Committee will to morrow report In
favor ef building tee tew reaeele of war. They will not
designate the arrow ateam reeaeli they propose recom
mending aa gunboats. They will he called light draft
aloops-of war, drawing about eight feet of water, carrying
two elarea iach shell guns, and a crew of about fifty
men. They will be mueh mire formidable than the Brit
iafa gun boat*, and sail faster. Tht whale subject will he
before Oongreas to morrow, and It la believed will display
aa unprecedented unanimity of feeling on both tides of
the House.
Should the government receive official advloeafrom
Utah warranting It, the estimates for the volunteer regiments
will be cut down two thlrda, and but one regiment
raised. Aa there are three Indian wars going on at present,
the army will be required to protect the Uvea of our
citizens oo the frontier sad to garrison Utah; and one
volunteer regiment Is, under any circumstances, indispensable.
Notwithstanding the efforts to defeat the nomlnatioa of
Collector Schell, there la oo doubt whatever of tie coefirmitkro
The Willett'e Point Investigation will torn oat a perfect
faroe One of the member* of the committee declares
that there baa been no evideeoe yet adduced which reflects
In the slightest oa any ooe
nm unnui .rnvsrsi-n nwrtris.
v.?nn:m. maw M 1aa?
The ( mm publ-ehee ft letter from Fort Bridger, April
10a , eutlag on the authority of Mr. t Albert, formerly ft
marcbaat of Halt Lftko 31 y, that Governor Oimming aad
(Monet Knee wore mot by him la Echo canon, fortyBve
mtlee thia aide of Bait lake OTty, on the 7th
of April, about twooty Mormona accompanied them.
Qa hp way to Salt lake from Ghhforaie Mr. Oilbart
mat with large aumbara of wageno heavily loaded,
oa the way, It waa oappoaed, la tha White River
Mouatama. aaar the bardara of New Mexico. Nearly
oao hu&drtd paraoaa leave tha city dally, aad ao tar m
wnmm aad chtldraa war* ooeceraed, the olty waa aearly
depopulated It wm aappoaad thai a largo portion of them
wore accreted oa City Croak, abore Halt Lake, (a the
mountain* where It la known that they hare large
car bee of provtaioaa.
Ia ooareraatioa with Brtgfcam Touag Mr. Oltbert waa
told that U tha army would giro him time, ha would leave;
etharwlaa ha would "aandtham to haUacrom Iota." Tha
ocrreopoa tout adda ?
Wa are waltlag aawa from tha Ooraraor with aauoh la
tareat and aaxiaty. Hla early ratara to camp la aot
looked for by maay, aa ha took with him large oappUaa
No farther ftctioo will bo taken ooorernlng the right of
Hr. Berahloel to Ma aeat aa del agate, the Committee on
Tarrttonm aot batag fthia officially to aaoartaia that Utah
la la a Mate of rebellion.
There la aa taimed lata proopeet of an exteaoloo of tha
arm!an of Ooagram beyond tha period fixed for Ma termlantton.
Thia would be dona only to tha extent of aarerftl
daya, la tha oraat of additional time boi&g actually
ainaaary for the jp enrage of the geaaral ftppropr atoo
bUM.
Tb? following dim officer* bar* been commiaalaBed
? Thome* II Peaa, of MlaaMppI, Oooaul General *1 Ha
r*aa, Aletaader Barbae, of Iswiataae, Oooau) at Marprill**
Albert O. Rtakey, of Mlaaonrl. Ooaaul at Tal
eaboaae AmnnMM Oaaleid.of Now Jereey, Oooaai for
OmdW Felit K Korea ti, of N*w York, Ooaaul at Caaoa;
Rafael Prertat, of New York, Ooaaul at damp**, by
lather H Hatfield, of New York, Ooaaal at Bombay, F.
Cyrna, of New York, Ooaaul at Gottaaburg.
Oar Waahlattaa Ce? reamadrare.
WawnanToa, May 22, IMS.
Tar Mncmrm Xnm? Cmmrnmmt Actitm m IK* ffruiik Outityi
IK* frwpoan# Inrrrmm <ftK*. Xsry?TK* Xtm Vt*
mil mfaqf lAgKt PrnvgKt?IK* IfiUd'i Pviml tmmtiga
fva?/ejvrfair ttni/nud ftewwnfvJW? 7Venrvry tl*%m?
Jnmrrti Agmi Trying to Kaim M*m*y ?n WmiKingtim, 4c.
Hhou.d Ui? of wi prove true about the Mormon* leer tag
Halt Lake, the foreran**! will aot oooanier It aafa to Mare
a email foroe oaty la the Territory, aor will it fall t* use
effort* la pnniah the rebel* aa U?ey daeerr*
The lotted Htatea leaner Fnllon, which waa under
order* f*r the tialf of Meitoe, ha* reoelred additional
or d era, la nonaequeace of the conduct of BrlUah or alee re,
to protect our merchantmen from each outrage*
The Colorado naa not, aa re|iorted la the preae, reoelred
ordere for tfela eervtoe
It I* under*tood that the Secretary of Mate la prepaalaf
aa abl* paper, oorerlag the whole ground, from the tret
effort* to aupprea* the alar* trad*, Ire*tie* upon the tab
Jectaad their obligation*, down to the laat outrage by
Brituh crnleer*
agraad lo praaa upon Oongram thm *wM th? naroaalty of
building an rloopa?ooa to ba of light draught, adapt*! far
tba watrra of China or tha Intarlor of otbar ooaotrisa?nooa
la draw mora than twatra foal water Tha ftanate Oommit
Ira will attar b Ihla pronoallloa to tba Appropriation bill.
Tha connlttrr at tba Honae will hi log It ap In ouch aha pa
and at aorh um?, m an Indapandant maaanra, aa will aroid
Ita hatac piarad on tba oalandar.
Tba Wiitatt't Point Inraatlgating r'ommttra will propoaa
to tha llonaa to aand a ap rial rommittaa to tba ground,
to aiamina It and tafca < r Idaora on tba npot
an important Railroad Onovantion In to ba bald barn In
a faw day a, to arranga for a through fant llna Iron# NaW
York to Naw ?>rlaan?, Tia faraand'.aa, Florida Rararal
loading railroad man ara hara al rawly Tbla probably In
o rlral tha ima, whlrb will ba opan through tba oatlra
Couth aart month, by Virginia and Tann?naoa to Naw
OrlaaiM ^
Tba follow irglraaaury (tarn* will ba found Ijteranting ?
Traaaury balajw (Mb/It) M ft
Amount of i'bSr lio It
wan* paid ;;
Inertias" ""? M
AT^iramm. at' bin dnr'lded to safe Oongram to aulbo
r'aa a loan of flfwn mPlkna
brnor Mats tba ngtniof Juartt Vj tbn lmtt
to eadearoring to rttoi ,tw? or three mUlloaa of doMora
upoo pledgee of ouotooM tmdVm Cm, nad m pro
perty oI the ohorcb ud pat *Ue buildings ib that city. Ik
to aot bell orod that he c*n m ae many thoaaanito sub
jock 10 ttoo oototingoaoy at Jaa* *** wooooo.
Mania* and to "Wdt.
*w>t, May 88, 18M.
George Read, a saloon keeper, om'rdered hto wtfs a*
flroea Island, opposite tbia city, oa w'Msrlar night, by
tabbing bar with a dirk knife, and then Mobbed blranstf
aoreral tlmao aad died iaunodlately. lk'ro. B. liagarad
for only Uvea boars. Jealousy was the omwe. Bead
vaa 81 aad hto wtfo 18 years of age.
The Iwna Lottery Company,
Aiwmi.Gi, May 18, DM. I
I( to naderrtood hare that the formal rirseoalamto
ogninot ttoo Bwaa Lottery Oompaay were merely to leak
the legality of their lottery ohartar. The ball giro* by tto
parties arreakad was nominal, and the buaiaaae eaatiaw
aati?al
The Marlaa at Ohaiiaatom.
V.UW.V., Mm, 1HI.
Ths steamship Marion, Captain Fooler, Ooa New Tut,
arrived here at one o'clock this morning.
IhM.
New Ouxun, Ma/ 22?6 p. tL
Cotton?8al?a to day 4,600 bales at Irregalar prions.
Flour buoyant at $3 26 a 93 87H- Lard, la kege, 13 *40 a
18HC., and la bble. II %c. a 11X?- Freights?Cotton ta
Liverpool J^d. a 7-164.
Oerwsoo, Ma/ 22?0 P. M.
Flow unchanged Wheat dull?sales 4.000 btuhels at
72)(e. for Coinage spring, including 700 beahela Mtlwnnkie
club, at 7?Hc Cora without material change, tales
6,COO bushels at 68)40. for lodlaaa, and 62>jc. for Illinois
river. Canal ftatghU doll and drooping Lake Imports
nimportant. Canal exports?2,400 bbls flour; 30,004
bushels wheat; 17,000 bushels oorn; 26,000 bushels r/o;
6,000 buaheis barley,
Chicsho, Ma/ 22?6 P. M.
Flour alead/. Wheat declined Ho.; aalea at 61H?Cera
Arm; oats steady at 26c. Shipments to Buffalo as
floor or wheat; 46,COO bushels corn. Shipments to Oswego?no
flour; 16,000 bushels wheat; 64 000 bushels
oorn. Receipts?1,200 bbla. flour; 36,000 bushels wheat;
24,000 bushels oorn.
Btnwaio, Mar 22-6 P M.
Flour without change. Bale* 1,400 bbls. at 03 61 for
superfine lodlaaa, $3 96 a $4 for extra do. and Miohigan,
$4 87 a 64 76 for favorite brands Wheat stead/; sales
26,000 bushels at 71c. for Milwaukee club, 86c a87o. far
white Indiana. Corn better; aalea 20 006 bushels prime
Illinois at 64c a 66c Oats uncharged, sales 6,000 baskets
at 32c a 32X<k Whiskey unchanged; rales 140 bbla.
at l?c a 19>io. Freights unchanged; wheat 18c. to New
York.
News front Venezuela.
By the arrival of the bark Dva, Copt Foster, at tWa
pert, we have received advices from Maraoalbe to the
4th Inst.
General Jone Gregorio Monagac, brother of the late
President of Venezuela?Jose Tadeo Monagaa? had arrived,
with hla eon Julio,im the schooner Exhibition, at tha
Fort San Carlo*, at the entrance of Maracaibo, on the 241k
April, anl were Imprisoned in said fort on the 1st Ma/,
having beta aent there from l'orto Onbello by order
of the Provisional government at Cnrasu. It
waa reported that the young Joae Oregorio llonagaa
had fled to the Uland of Trinidad, thua eeoapiag
the poniahmeot that awaited htm in hia own
country. The late President, Joae Tadeo Monagaa, had
been put In cuetody in a private bouse tn Caracas, awaiting
hia tnial Hia eon in-law, Guasaippe, and ax Mlaistar
Jacinto Gulierrer. were In prison at the tort of Porto Cahello;
likewise hia other aoo in-law, Uriach, who waa VIM
President.
The provisional government had fixed the 6th of July
for the National Convention, the members of wnioh will
be eleoted by universal auflrage and direct elections It
la (aid that the greatest part of the republlo desires a
federal government, with a constitution similar te that af
the United States.
In Maracaibo everything waa going on quietly again,
and the arrival of General J cue Anioalo Paex from the
United States waa anxiously looked for, the inhabitants ef
the plase entertaining a very enthusiastic feeling for this
illustrious patriot.
Political Intelligence.
New Hstrrsnma Cvrmn Srirm Smtroa ?The New
Hampshire papers are agitating the question of a United
States Senator to saooeed John P. Hale. Some of them
claim a change on sectional grounds, asking It for Mr.
Prentiss, ef Keene. It Is probable that Hale will be hia
own nuccBMor. The election will corns off In June.
Mneorui ?John W. Koell Is the democratic candidate
for Ooagreaa la the Seventh district. Judge Albert Jackson
will probably be hia opponent.
Ono.?The republicans of Ohio hava called a State
OonvenUoa at Ooinmboa on Tuesday. June 16 Nominations
will than ba mads for the following officers ?One 8apremaOaort
Judge, Attorney Gensrai, Member of the
Board ot Public Works, sad Comptroller.
ixarur ratio* or Statx iimrw i* Raona L-u-ayn ?The
new Bute government of Rhode Inland will he Inaugurated
n Newport to Borrow.
Pneei or Hruinw TxLaoiiAra?Ooaaacnofi?la reportto*
the peed of the Hugbee' telegraph machiaea for land
Usee, our Plymouth oorrenpoodeot wee made to eey U
yeeterdey'a Hnuu> that four worde per miaete were
UbMBltted. Thie wee ea error. The actual ordinary
epeed of the maohiaee la " thirty (bar werda per miaute"
each way over ooe wire. A rate of epeed equal to eras
forty four worde per mtnaU each way practicable with
the Hugbee' printing telegraph mactunee.
"ill: Adrteeead Oieeeet ?d tkTheaate.
aoBmnw or lajit> ontioi
Robert 0. Morriaoa, at Milan, Mteaourl. reappointed.
Jooeph Bell, at jaakaoa, Mteetaelppt. reappointed
Ira Norrte, at Ogdea, Kieeee Territory, nee T. Wmeij,
wboee oometleelea expires.
Jeeee Morin, at fort Boott, Ranaae Territory, noe W. B.
Doak, wboee oommieekm expiree.
aaiaiTam or rtraur inm.
James 8. Dougherty, at BL Louie, Mteeeuii; rwappmated.
Joeepb P. A mast, at Palmyra, Missouri, reappointed.
John 0. Hatchlaoa, at Milan, Mleaourt. reappointed
Alexander Hoodgraee, at Cealre, Alabama, reappointed.
Anauetln Alrero at Lea Ann lea California reanaataAed.
nouncToae or th? cuwrom.
Kdward T. Hlllyor, Newark, New Jeraey; reapplied.
Michael Shoemaker, PatroN, Michigan, rice J aha tL
Harmon, wbaee o?m?lnolon expired.
w Bimi? 09 m rrwrmm.
Fletcher We baler, Bootoe, Mm?rhuoettn reappointed.
P. D. Henri, Bay on St. John, I cola man. reappointed.
The A Urate Bnwetianlt Canal.
To Jim Ooanoa Han a ai i, Hay?
&*? with refereoce to the iletemente which hare appeared
la 7oar Weahfrgtna oorieopumtenu* with raapiet
to IJeat. Oareo'i alleged opto lone concerning thie undertaking,
I beg to elate that I eat prepared to nbaMl bote
of a rery Important character, which will be aapporled
by namervm* erkieooea I'ntil thee Jeatioe reqetree that
public opto loo be nuapeoded. In my report of the ertglnai
exploration I faro lotted my employer* wHh facte
elaborately aad carefully collected and accurately regie tered,
aad that report pree?ated ample evidence of the
care aed accuracy with which It wea prepared, otharwlae
It would al once here bean rejected by tha very em la eat '
engineer* to whom H waa aabmtttad oa both (Idea of Una
Atlantic Since I.leuL Oaree la reported to here ei
preeeed hie opinion la weeping terma, 1 may be permitted
to hope that be wtl) giro without delay the (hota
oa which ha ground* hie op'n on*, aad Iheee beta will, la
the latereat of the public, be atrtoti? acrutwired
W. KK.VNMB.
am engineer aad Rxplerer of tha Atralo lateroceaab
Route.
The Haehlngtm Market Piepcrty
to mi aoiroa or ru hirald.
Taking eome loleraat In public matter*, I bare andea
rorad recently to dlacorer whereto tie the motile of IMa
queetioa, la which the State leaaeae hare ee boldly la
reeled M.ooe. la the expectation of a tetnra af $M,Mh la
one year, and after aaarahtng through the laralueble pah
HcaUona of Mr Valentine, tha reteraa Clerk of the pern
of the 1**1 state of the aflblr, which t briefly record, m
Wlwi ?
Th? city Corporation raoetred over a century atom the
grant of foor hand rod fool beyond low water mart all
around tha Inland, a property which (moopi where H baa
ban transferred by ttoom) thoy at! 11 enjoy aa aa ante* la
fas. _ _
Tba ahoraa in tholr natural atete war* of ooorn# of a
rarlahla character, to aotno plaoaa projecting and la others
laoediag.Bo that la Wylng doom tho llnaaof etrrnts it
waa found Impoaalblo te oatahliah tliaai with desirable
regularity If tho ahoro lino waa to ba tho guide
Fro* Una roaana, whoa tho exterior llnee of tho clip
wora oatabliabod, about tho beginning of tho praaaut caatory,
and Woot atraet (oa tao rforth fiver aide) end tooth
strait (oa tho loot rtror aldei woto mod aa tho oula.do
otroote, a joint arrangement between tho city and State
waa mado, and although tbrao streets raa aa now aa poa Iblo,
with a duo retard to Um reguimltyof tho atroote,
along tha verge of tba foor hundred teat, yet in aome
plaoaa thoy took la tba State property ; that la, thoy woat
a little beynod tba fbur hundred teat, and in othora thoy
Ian anna of tha city proparty outgido of thoaa atraate. that
la thoy came wltbia tba four hundred foot.
'it will from thla bo aeon that tba praaont question tarns
upon the fact whether tba property In qnoaUon Ilea within
or beyoeul the dlolanco of tow bundrod teat from low
? ater nark aa that mark minted at the tine of the grant,
via.,la tba year I'M.
rho granb ? of the sutc have no doubt acted upon tba
naumptinn that all haycnd Woat street, or tho exterior
line, reman e in ibc State, bntaoaraful examination of
Uio matter , ipnot hut load te the mor.lunVm that at tha
point in quoiien tha line of Weal street is considerably
within (ho I rrita or the irant of four bundrod feat, ant
that tho iJiir of ibo Stale munt fall te tho ground.
Tbla li a matter rhtch IB deserving of careful attention
on tho part of tho city authorities, and It It to ho hoped
that thoy will not go Into tba litigation without exhausting
every menr.x of inquiry to ascertain with certainty the
ebnro lino >* It <n KM. The method te arrive at it in
by cermKing am 101I water grants, mapa and deeds and
ilv o?t ot the Common Council i

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