Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 7, 1844, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 7, 1844 Page 1
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HP II X XX . Vol. Ho. 1S9-Whole Ho. *099. Vhe Great Whig Mom Meeting In the Porta yeeterduy afternoon, to confirm the Baltimore Nomination*?Great Fight between the a t/nloniats" and " dubterraneane"? Mneter of the " Fourier Section" of the WlilsiwNcarly another imnh-d?wn- %nd dispersion of tlw crowd by <* thunderslorm. Yesterday afternoon a crowd of about four thou ud persons, consisting principally of the "Fourier section" of the whig*, headed by Horace Greeley, with a number of the "Subterraneans," many loafera, and a miscellaneous assemblage of the "bone and sinew" of the democracy, assembled in the Park, in consequence of the call for a inaas meeting of the whigs of this etty to hear the report of the New York delegation to the Baltimore Convention. The gathering presented in a very eminent degree thut highly picturesque appearance which distinguishes out door assemblages in this city. Here you saw a knot of hard-working mechanics who hud just left the work-shop?-there a group of soap-locks smoking penny cigars?here a well-dressed shop* keeper closely wedged in among9t a band of greasy butcher boys?there a battalion of " Unionists," and near them a body of " Subtcrreneans," both alike ready for a row. Any one who would have regarded the meeting as an exhihition ot the strength, deeency, and respectability of the great whig party of the city of New York, would have been most egregiously mistaken. There was no enthusiasm, no evidences of a deep, exciting, per vadiug spirit of unanimity in some great popular movement. An immense platform had been erected in front of the City flail, extending nearly the entire width of that building, and capable of accommodating three or four hundred persons. At one corner ol this staging, a remarkable fine sheep from Dutches: County, with a fleece 14 or 15 inches deep, wai placed as a representative of the agricultural intereat, and ayout g and very lively coou was perched or an adjoining tree, the type and symbol of the greai whig party, and ntlorded an intinite deal of amuse ment to a crowd of boys, who clambered on the platform and the branches of the trees. Behind the stnging was suspended a magnificent flag, bearing the names? "CLAY k FRELINGHUYSEN." The whole scene was striking enough?the foun tain sparkling through the trees?the bustlinfi crowds in Broadway and all the atreets around the Park?the gay banners waving above the platform ?the assembled throng in front of the City Hall? the ceaseless din and tumult of the city?the shouts and laughter breaking occasionally from the crowd*?the music from the hand at the Museum? all made up a lively, characteristic and animated scene. Shortly after five, o'clock, the full strains of the City Braes Band fell upon the ears of the crowd, announcing the approach of the delegation who had assembled at National Ilall, and were low being escorted to the Park by the whig committees. Soon ttfierwnrds, the procession, with banners, only one of which deserved notnw, that being a plain one of white silk, surmounted by a wreath ol flowers, and bearing the words? rsoM THE LADIES OF BALTIMORE TO THE WHIGS OF NEW YORK, entered the Park and were greeted by a few sickly cheers They then ascended the platform, many nf tkiA prnwrl ulan ruuhinff nn kt th*? same tim*. Ir a few minutes tlte staging was crowded to excess, and the proceedings were uhout to commence when a terrible crash was heard, and a great por tion of the staging about the centre gave way, no) coming, however, to the ground, but throwing many of those upon it into considerable confusion A rather tumultuous scene followed, but finally several carpenters arrived on the spot, and com' menced repairing the damage, whilst Mr. Nat Blunt called out that there was no danger Ai length it was announced that theolatform had beer sufficiently secured, and that no danger was to be apprehended. We may as well remark here thai | n general the arrangements for these mass meet ings are exceedingly had. The platforms are pul up in the mos' careless manner, and no order it observed in admitting persons to occupy them On this occasion the staging was quite insecure, and the individuals stationed at the op proaches to it, were altogether unfitted, in consequence of their'stupidi'y and insolence for the discharge of the duty assigned them. Several of ihr reporters hud the greatest difficulty in getting ac cess to the platform, the blockheads at the ladder refusing to admit them, until obliged to do so. We sre sorry that we could not obtain the names ?.] these insolent blockheads. Order being at length restoredt Mr. Nat. Blum called the meeting to order, and it was then organised by the appointment of the following officers Prisiueht-OEN. ANTHONV LAMB. Vies Presiperts. Stephen Whitney, Joseph Blunt, William Adee, Henry Haggles, William II. Aspinwall, Joseph W. Haven, Abraham Fardon, Thm.. C. Chardanyre, Robert II) slop, William Adams, John Haggerty, John Stearns, John II Williams, James P. Allaire, Abraham R Lawrence, James W Gerard, Alex L McDonald, Philetns Holt, John Drake, Peter Titus, Silas Tobias, Joh-.i P. Conklin, Pelstiab Perit. Abraham Quackenbtish, Hezekish Williams, F.phraim D Brown, Philip W F.ngs, Joseph Chamberlain, Philip Hone, Gardiner G. Rowland, Wm Sam'l Johnson, Kdward 1) West, John Duer, Ernest Heyeer. Secretaries. William V. Brady, Thomas M. Adrisnce, Thomas C. Doremus, Horace South may d, Edgar T. Ryder, William Edmonds, John Sneckner. Morris Fraiselir, Esq then stepped forward and wai received with three cheers Ha said Fellow citizens Having had the honor of being one of the tm-mhers of thr iivat National Nominating Committee recently held in aliimore, owing to the absence of the member from the First congressional uistrict, I neg leave on behalf ot tht member* of that Convention, to present their report. f\lr. Franklin then reud the report, which was received with little or no enthusiasm?the crowd in the Immedlatt neighborhood ot the platform being more occupied witli the remark* and witticism* of Mike Walsh, who haJ jusi coma on the ground In company with soma of the "dub terranean" band. ] Mr. Nat Bi.uot then said that to bim had been entrust ad the duty of reading a declaration of Whig principles.? This was identical with that emitted at Baltimore Whan Mr Bixvt concluded, the heavens had assume* a moat threatening aspect. gigaDtic masses of heavy > lack cloud* sweeping overhead like spirits of evil liaraning ti some scene of conflict, whilst the clouds of dust, leavei and sand, announced the rapid approach of a violent storm In a moment all was confusion in the crowd?the massei fleeing hither and thither like the retreating hosts of a Jia cemfitted army. Many called out. "It* only a blow!"? "Its only a blow 1'' but ut last one half of the crowd ran olfns fast ai their legs oould carry them. Mr. Kkaikli* again stepped forward, and rend letteri of a|Kilogy from Daniel Webster, Hon. John Davis, ami Hon. I) Watkia* Leigh, of Va . which latter was followed by ' three cheers for Virginia " A long pause followed, broken by erics of " Fillmore,' , "Fillmore." Cepie* of the song sung at Baltimore, pub lished hy us for the flrat time in the Sunday lltrald, won thrown from the platform and scrambled for by the crowd?and the band, which had taken up its station on the balcony of the City Hall, struck up. with singulai propriety, " Take your time, Miss Lucy,"?and take theii time they did on tha platform ; no body camo forward to speak. "Fillmore" was shouted again, hut came not to the call. Mike Walsh noure-l out his caustic jokes?s queer looking loafer called oat "Joe Mnrphv,"?the boyt opened a volley of pebbles on the coon?the sheep *ai>! "baa! baa '."?the Chairman looked fldgetty?Nat Blunt got nervous?the banners got unmanageable?and at last nni fellow called out " Yon're all n pack of d d foola."Shontsot laughter followed?and at last Mr. Fut.woaa r.amn forward and Knnkn mm r.alio*.. . Mr President and fellow citizens :-This is the most unexpected gratification to me to meet at thla time *c many intwlli^wot Whig countenances. I cannot looh around on thla a?a of heads without recalling the glnriotu scenes of 1H40 I leal, fellow citizens, although 1 hart not been in the stirring scenes of the laat two days, that the spirit haa Again revived that carried thla nation for ward, four years ago, to a most triumphant political vie tory Von have now mat for the purpoae of hearing thi report of yoar delegates for the Baltimore Convention 1* was not my fortune to participate on that occaaion, tin I have nevertheless liatejjvd to the report and have heart the reswlt of their deliberations. I appear before you no with the design of making a speech. It ia hut a few mo men'* since f understood that I was expected to he hen at all?(confusion and cries of take down that coen ?)no fellow citizens, let it slay?fit emblem of that sub tree sury scheme of theirs?(roars of laughter in which thi rest of the sentence was lost)?the nominations whlcl have heen announced to you as being mode at Baltimore inn such as must. In my opinion, be satisfactory te thi freat majority of the people of the United Htates. (cheers, do not allude to the Whigs alone, but I speak of thi ureal majority ol the people at large The nomination o llenry Clay was one to which we nil looked forward wit) I i I U _Ji E NE I anxious solicitude for years, and the time has now fairly i arrived, and it la in our power to do juatice to that man, t and give him that reward which hia services long since i 1 challenged and demanded, (cheers, and criea of "it ahaii l bo done And in the nomination of the Vice Presidency i 1 solemnly think that you have the very beat inan tliut I could be aelected, (cheers, and a cry of" You shall be tlie ( next Governor," whioh win lollowvdby renewed cheer- ? i'raf) I aland before you fellow-citizens, aot na the repreapnto ive of the great end glorious West, which never bowed the knee to B.?al, although they have aometimaa authorized ma to --.peak lor them, yet, if permitted to apeak for them, they would allow me to gay that in the nomination of-fc'celihgbuysen for the Vice Presidency, you have the man of their heart to whom ibey will give a moat united anJ geneioua support, (cheera ) 1 cannot talk here?I have not the voice to apeia to you?but I with to aav to you that you may look to the We?t for its old majority, (cheera ) You may expect them to come foiwnrd with a aupport aa deep, aa resistle's as their own Niagara (Cheers ) All we ark of you is to meet ua as we expect you to maet us here In this great emporium oi the Union. buff-tin la hut Now York In miniature. We expect you to lead the wi.y.? j (Cheering, and criea of " We will ") We will follow vou. I And 1 truat tha time will aoon arrive when we ahall see I on that proud banner the nan.ea of Henry Clay and TheoI dore Frelinghuysen, ?a Preaident and Vice Pieaident of tho United States (Loud rheers) Mr Fillmore then retired, and one of tho delegatea rail ed out, "Threw cheera for Gwerntr Fillmore," which i <were accordingly given, all joining moat heartily in chorus. Here some one on the platform called out ' Greeley," and it was then found that Mr Greeley waa jammed up in the crowd anil could not get to the platform After a good deal oi struggling, however, ho was hustled up, and got on the stand Horace Greelxv. being loudly called for, came forward and addressed the meeting. He said that w hen at Wash ington and Baltimore, a few days ago, he declared that he : could c?rrv New Yorlo for Clay?(cheering) with art) Vice President they choose to nominate. (Cheers.) I!" told them that not alone Now Yoik. hut the entire Union 1 would verily his prediction at the Full, (cheers) and that every Ntate in the Union would act as they would do in New York (Loud cheering) New York would stand proud in her integrity and would give a majority from 10,000 to 15.000. At thia point of Mr. Greeley's troeech, some of the remarks of Mike Walsh became rather pungent for endu ranee by th? whigs about him, and a shout ol " turn him out" was raised. Mike and nis bo<lv-suard looked suvage but unmoved. " Turn him out"?"bustle him out" was again shouted and the crowd began to concentrate around . Mike One tall fellow, who stood a head and shoulders ever Mike stretched out bis hand to sieze Mike by the I collar, but the latter planted a judicious blow on the tall fellow's smeller and sent him sprawling amongst tin crowd No one after this attempted any diiect assault on I Mike, hut the crowd (till kept pressing against hint and I those with him, who did not certainly exhibit anything like the apirit of Mike At last Mike was forced up to . the ateps of the City Moll, and then cries of " go on. go| on" were heard from the crowd. (Jresley was just about to open bis month, when Mike and his siaall band ol " subterraneans" were agaiu seeu in front o( the platfotm having forced their way through the crowd?the shouts of "turn them out"-"out with them" were renowcd. a loud voice called out?" Unionists stand to your uosts !r , ?and a strong I odyofthe crowd agaiu surrounded .Mike's ; party who were dually driven to the neighborhood ol the Hall of Records, resisting with astonishing spirit and en1 orgy all efforts to expel them, and yielding at last only to ' the overwhelming force ol their opponents In their "proSess there were several brisk scuffles in which several ol e " Unionists" got their noses damaged considerably. . and Mike's hat was knocked off. Had the rain not done [ the business effectually, it is supposed that the " Subterraneani" would havo returned in such force us to disperse the meeting, and clear the platform. As it was, the whole affair was a very picturesque, lively and agreeable interlude, relieving beautifully thu dullness of Horacu Greeley's speech, and the general languor that pervaded the crowd Mr. G. continued?Pennsylvania ou thut occasion spoke out and said she was asking nothing in lelation to the nomination of a candidate ; and would go for any man that the Convention choose to nomiuate. (Cheers ) Ohio spoke out also, and said she hnd done goo 1 in 1640 and would do more in 1644. Virginia ilia said that they would furnish a majority ol 2000 noble ions in favor ol Whig measures ; hut that they were stronger in the State of Virginia as regarded the choice and salection of the candidate of the party. They heard the people of Baltimore saying, M When we vote we can give h majority ; r but when we come to vote on the Tariff question , we will vote solely as whigs. (Cheering) Even Arkansas said she would do the same, which was the cast with them in 1844. They were mat by the whole constel > lation of the victorious States in the midst of Maryland The Mow had been struck at Baltimore. The tinani ml'y of the whig party at Baltimore was a presage of thr 1 rebounding victory which awaited them in the fall (Loud j cheering. The frequent interruption during the delivery ol the brief remarks of Mr Greeley, occasioned by Mike Walsh and party, who continued to groan and hoot until they were removed, and the row ensued as described above, caused considerable eonfusion, and kept a portion .1 >1... -?* v 1 Mr. Collier whi here loudly called for; he cama fori ward and said that he had the honor to represent the par 1 ty at tlie great sad glorious meeting at Baltimore, am! wished to explain himself, giving a detailed history ul what took place on that occasion. [Further intsrrup tion from the row, which obliged the speaker to disconti nue?when order was restored he went on to say J?H< was about to tell them that ho bad gone onto Baltimore charged with presenting a candidate for the nomination ol Vice {'resident. our honored fellow citir.en .Millanl Fill mora, at that Convention (Vociferous cheering ) Kve ry honorable effort was made by their fritnds to carry out I he wirhss ol the people o I New Vo k in the selection of . mar po?sr-<ii? d of moral worth and political integrity, such as Millard Fillmore, and it was hut fair to acknow ledge they went into the discussion of thu compart ' tive merits of the candidates, and alter a fair fitih' ' and expression on thu part of the majority of thi ' meeting, th; v conclude'! on Mr. Frelinghnysen .? They labored'to get the nomination of Mr Fillmore, and i they were beaten fnirly. They bad done the thing at fai as they faitly could do ; they intended to carry the nomi nation. and they supported and acted for their candidm* m the best possible feeling, and though difeated.he woul ay that the whig party had reason to rejoica in the no mination which had been made by the selection of Mr Frelinghnysen They would take'caie of him and Mi Fillmore would go forward with tqual zeal, and go forth on this occasion with the same zealous feeling in tin cause that had ever characterized his splendid effort* for the whig party. A new class of citizens were coming out to aiJ them in this contest?the* were a very large class, and they would al work zealously, ardently, and fearlessly for the nomina'ion which had been mado at Baltimore. (Lotnl cheering ) lie would give them an anecdote which would be listened to with pleasure. While at Baltimore, he met a good whole-souled fellow whig of Tennessee, and he saw h) bis countenance that he hsd a good whig heart, for his countenance was that of a good honest whig (Cheering.) lie knew by his Irtcc that he was a good whig (Laughter and cheers ) lie asked this good whig of Tennessee why he did not go for Mr Fillmore I Ilis answer was " I don'tlwant to hurt the Clav ticket; nil 1 want is one ihat will ride light (Boars r( laughter) Aye,and that would help us n little in the bargain (Continued laughter.) They had heard already the general piinciplea upon which the whig P'rty had come forward?piiuriples which were defined fully ; and he would now say some! 'king on a local topic that would interest their attention In his pos ilion as Comptioller in this Stule, he had oppor i 'unities ol knowing the subject matter upon which he adtrass* d them. They all knew they were under the operation of the tax law herein New York. This entailed on them a tax to the annual amount of $9AO,flOO To those I persons wlio felt any apprehension on the subject of thi* - tax, he hail merely to remark, the people who frequented i theirpubliccanals, and navigated them, would be able to I par this amount. Here the heavens suddenly grew dark as Erebus, and in a moment a tremendous torrent of rsin ascended on the . crowd. The scene that followed beggars description? belter skelter the delegates, wet to thu skin, rutins! from the platform, and belter skelter the crow*l ran in all direc I tions The ill Inted coon, in a vain effort te escape got en tangled in its chain and was choked to death, whilst the i poor sheep, with one desperate houn.l leuped from tin i platform and ran towards Chatham street, nearly over turning poor Horace Greeley,who, more dead than alive i was just then rushing through the gate ol the I'.itk. The daaiagu done to hats was incalculable ; ntid Mr John Duer'* pumps and black silk stockings were reduced to s t state oi rum irreparable as the best done up Life and Trust ... Hum i.rn i lira lo nammoro A I6W hundred! (ll the i crowd, and of the mo?t loaferish descriptions, had taken I possesion of the portico ol the City Hall, ami there a few | < fthe leader* had also lound their way, and with desperate energy resolved to organise another mealing. ' After lome time had elapsed, there wa* a general cry for > Mr. Collier to continue hi* addrens, when that gentleman l stepped forward ontho ?'airra?* of the Cite Hull, and wa* i received with much cheering He aaid ?I am well aware i that tho?e present are not comfortable her*, and therefore r I wish yon all to adjourn to the National Hall. When the t tempeet came on I wa* addressing you on our financial t matters. Much ha* been aaid of the debt of the State 01 i New York. It had been called ft whig debt, when, in lart i it wa* af loc.ofoco origin. When the whig* came into ofi flee in ISS6, the debt wn* twenty-three million* nf dollar*, I which wa* principally Incurred in the formation and imI proecment of the different canal* no .v misting ; and by I ihe existing system they would soon lie shle to pay all that remained due. Indeed, if they went on a* they had i dane during the past year, the whole of the debt caused by these improvement* would be paid by IStS, by I the tolls alone; but II might be 1IW7 before inch i a desirable object could bo accomplished: at any rate, if they only went on a* they had for the i past few years, without any increase, the whole must be l liquidated by th? year IWW> without any addi'ional tax upon the cltirens of this State Let those who used th* ranols pay the toll*, and it would he found ample to pay nil debt* inenrred in their construction or improvement. The actual umoant of income from the canal* wss almost - unknown; but Id eight year* it wa* calculated that th? I truffle Horn Alhany to Uufftlo alone amounted to near I eight million* of dollara. Illac.k Hock ps-id ential in pro. 1 portion ; it was estlmnted that a million of dollar* wa? pud by thi* district for descending and returning freight, > besides paying their own freight*. Thus it would In - f iund that other State* were tnxed to p*y tor the improve rnent* of this State Indeed our trnfflc would pay off our t detit* in a very ahort time, with proper attention to the income to be derived therefrom ; so that there wa* noth ing to tear or complain of on that score. It wa* truethut J ! ill year it cost *4.1,000 to collect this tax?upward* of I* ) per cent, but, notwithstanding, there is nothing (to fear f from the debt* now dun by the State. Ibeg leave to con' pratulate you on the nomination mada by the Baltimore t | delegates, uad there is no doubt with snoh a ticket w# W Y( *?W YORK, TUESDAY uijr all go sately to the election. (.Applause.) I should ? very happy to meet yoi? all at the National 11*11, where 10 doubt further information will bu ad'arded you en thla lubject. (Cheers.) A motion wan then made to adjourn to the National Hall ; and three cheers having been given for Henry .lay,anil three others (or KrtlingiiUT.en, the parties pros- | ilit Withdrew frotu the itrijr-csse and po?U around. The Adjourned Meeting In National Hall. This wet by far the heat meeting. It was crammed ? ipirited?enthusiastic?anlmited, and Whig to the back jom. Thawiudows of the 11*11 wera splendidly iilumi | jitad, and tha very biiaoom and bugles oi tlio band j lounded mora ohaerily than at tha funny masting in the j Park. At 8 o'clock tho masting was organised by tha apjKiintnientof tha following otftoers : phiimnt, HENRY E DAVIS. Vies raseioanrs. Edward Prrae, Geo. A. Hood, David Graham, Joshua Tburstoa, Henry K. Durham, ClarksonCrolius, Morgan Morgana, Jr. Wm H. Sweat, Samuel Frost, Rob't J" Haya, W.H.Webb, W. Eel* J. Couger, Alex. W. Bradford. SEhaXTARIKI. Richard Scott, ?dw. Collins, Jua. J. Sheppard, Zophar .Mills, Joseph Keen. The Chairman hoped thutall would fotbrnr smoking, as that, together ? ith the closene-i of the evening, would render it very difficult for those desirous of addressing them lo speak, and he would rather have the room tilled with good whigs than with smoke (laughter and cheers ) He tiegged to introduco to the notice of the meeting, the Hon. Colonel Totobt, from tho whig State of Georgia, (cheers) Col. ToMrs.? I heg to congratulate yen fin tin- j;r?"w>c' that is now before us. I am u Georgia Whig, and a (ftdrgia Whig is the same in New York as In Georgia: we all stand on the same platform?on the same principles?far the good of our country, (cheers ) We have already won one victory, and we are prepared to go forth and win another?and we are certain of winning, for our cause is good Such is our position throughout the length and breadth of the land, and such 1 am certain is the wish in the hearts, as it would be the endeavor of every good whig ; we have given our banner to the breeze, and it is the same in Georgia as in New York. I will tell you what Georgia whiggery is It is a sound national currency, (hear, hear.) it is the protection of native industry, (great cheering ) It lathe just impropriation ol the public lands to the state to which they belong, (cheers ,) and a limitation of public pa'ronage, (considerable cheering) This is Georgia whiggery, and. no doubt, this is also New York whiggery. (bravo Georgia, ond cheers) We are "trong in tlie vitality ol truth, and therefore need not fear We of the South have fought through prejudices iunu-. merable, and have found out that tin great interest in this country can sutler without the whole suffering, and it is this that places us togetheron this great platform, (cheers) Now, where are our opponents?they are fighting merely for a democratic, nomination?not for the presidency (Hear, hoar and cheers.) It is true that it Is not uoble to kick a fallen lion, therefore,! shall Fay little on that point There are those in the South who are lighting for free trade, and this Mr Calhoun had promised them?with .he exception of sugar, (cheers and laughter) Now, if one interest bad a light to he protected, so had another ; but 'he greatest right of all was the protection of labor, (considerable cheering) This Is what we Contend tor? the protection of The la tor of the freeman. This every \merican heart will respond to on behalf of the Georgia Whigs. We claim every sympathy in this our demand and claim such protection as American citizens. (Cheers) Now what are the doctrines of our opponents? Now in the south this protection was deemed federalism, and all wanted soma protection, and it is for this that our old champian of the West stands up for you, (great cheering) and it is on this ground that all the American nation Kiaii'ix up lor Him. (i-nmri ; i ui ri'Miiuuons 01 inn duiiimore Convention will be echoed back to the uttermost parti of the earth, and we will never rent until it ii carried out to the uttermoit. (Great cheering) 1 have endeavored to show to vou what-ia Whig principled, and even the locofocos, who were very dull scholars (laughter) were beginning to underataiid them. Now the loco focoa are anti one thing and anti another, but ia thin great nation to be governed by a net of antia 7 (" No, no," and laughti r) The old hero of New Orleani left thin country happy, but lie had scarcely reached the Hermitage when the crash took place Down in the South our great statesmen said it was for the welfare of the nation, but what had been that welfaro I need not tell you as yon all know it full well. Thenthero was the great financial scheme of theii opponents; what had become of it 7 and the great'system ol economy that was to have been adopted, together with other great reforms 1 (Hear, hear, and cheers.) What had been the result ; the national debt was considerably increased while they ware in office ; nor did they heed what had become of the national credit. In 1840, when we asked for an account of this stewardship, thev only replied by finding fault wit** our Jokea?they did not like our 'coon skins and such like. (Laughter and cheers ) In 1841, the whig* went into oflice, and although they were not able to carry out all they wished, they did much to congratulate themselves upon, and they de served much from the country. (Loud cheers )When they went into office, they tound the expenditure) of the country $43,000 000 ; this they soon brought dowi to $33,000 000 ; they reduced the standing army from S00( to 40(10 men (Hear, hear) This showed that the whigi ' onld carry on the government better than the locofoco* (cheers)?and now we have got the right sort of men there will be still less dillicultv in carrying on the gov ?rnment most prosperously (Cheers ) Wherever popu lar government pointed, there w ts lound the man (Threciieerr lor Henry f,lav were called for, and MMM k most vociferously ; afler>vnr?l* three more for Theodort Krelinghnysen were given as heartily as the previous ! In 1311. when thp country was attacked bv a bold enemy nis voice was heard calling upon his country to step for ward. (Cheeis) When numbers attempted to rcvoln ionisethli country, his voice was again heard. (Re newed cheering.) Wherever any ill-feeling was spiead abroad, he v as the man who threw oil upon the troubled waters to preserve to n* our valuable country. But it was to lie legretted that he had not always been supported l>V bis country (Hear, hear) But now the country is wiser, and when the delegates at Baltimore put on the same ticket with him a mnn who stood upon the square principles of whiegery, where are wo to find belter men o stnnd forward with our banner 7 (Cheers ) We have given to a member of your Slate the second oflice in the foveriiment. No doubt he is every way woithy ot the high office he ia nominated to, and will be found worth) to carry our banners and of our support?(Immense cheering)?and whether storms or calms assail us, they " Like some tall cliff' that lift* ita awful form ? Swells from the vale, and mid way leswrs the storm ; Around his breast the rolling clouds are spread? Eternal sunshine settles on his head " (Immense cheering, amid which the gent'eman sat down.) After the cheering which followed the conclusion ol Mr. Tomb's address htid subsided, the Chair said ha bad now the jdensuro of introducing to the meeting a worthy delegate from Louisiana, Mr Sparks. (Loud cheers and a voice called out, "Three cheer i lor a Whig spark !' which weregivrn with great enthusiasm ) Mr. Spsaas. a fine, robust, study, specimen of the South' em planter, then rose and said I know not why I, a simple tiller of the ground, should be called upon an occa siou like this, to address such an assemblage like this, tin less it bethat I am one in whose heart and action Whi|i leeling and Whig principles have the same influence a* with yourselves. (Cheers ) 1 know not why I should hi put forward first here while so many accustomed to pub lie sneaking, and to many lar better (jualili d to do jus'icr to the great Whig cause, are present, unless It tie tha you go on the tame principle on which we in Louitiant "frolic"?that Is, spend yoursmall change first"?(roars o, laughter)?or like a carpenter who drives In a small nal to clear the way for a larger. (Laughter) However albeit a very small sort of a wedge, 1 am heartily glad to be driven into such a Whig crowd as this ( heers) topavi the way for better men. Like the human system It om country. The heart is the great source from whence the hlood tu<-bes to all the extremities, mid fiom Washington 'he in'ghty tide ol feeling issues, and by the time it reaciiei he extieme south it i i sometimes considerably cooled down But at this crisis, 1 assure you. the enthusiasm lot whig principles gushes, and lieats, and throbs in Louisla nu as vigorously as at the very centre. (< beers ) And the generous whigs down thero would have tnr to go to the Convention to vote for "our J/arty " (Tremendous cheering) Von do not rcquitu tiny description horn me of the noble character?the indomitable bravery?the pure patriotism-and incorruptible honesty ol that man ? (Cheers) Y'on all know hlin, awl to kno.v liim is but to idmire. (Loud cheers ) But I will say something in te lationto those who ha?e been his calumniators for years? something of those who have denounced him as a man without principle, without patriotism, or judgment, or skill, or knowledge sufficient to conduct the alfairs of this great nation. Who are those men who thus traduce him' i do not feel inclined to say anythingdirespectiul ufanyone Hut the character of our opponents?is it not well known: II.i* li noikrrn written in hroad and glaring characters by their own actions? (Cheers) Let na rnvert for a mo merit to their history. The commencement of the Strug, glca which originated the parties which divide the conn try, we ail remember. (JenenU Ite-ksna went into thi aifininlstratinn of the government with a determination to rafOmibOM*. What was the remit? The first ibut he vm to reform tvaa the currency of the country?a cur rvney which waa regulated by a national institution that originated in the administration of General Washington and received the sanction ol Alexander Hamilton, an,] every President down to Jackson with the exception oI Mr. Jefl'orson (Cheers) Kirst one experiment was tne<! and than another, but the currency only got worse an<l worse. It reminded me anil does to this day, of an old French neighbor of mine, who is a staunch believer in the I'homsonian system of medicine. (Laughter.) I had liean absent from home for some time, and on my return asked after the health of his l?oy who had taken sick be lore my leaving home. " Well, haptista," said I, " how is that boy T' "Ah! my dear air," rpplied he, " after dal you left he was very bad indeed?so 1 gave him a little cayenne?but dat do no much good?for when I atoppad In cayenne lie was as had as ever? to then I give him little No. 6 -and den he was little better?but still n? good after nil, for when I atopped No. fl he was bad as car. Well, den, I nut him into ons 'ittlebox and steamed him for one hour, and den when I took him out, ah ! eir, would you tink it possible he wai Iced*." (Laughter) Now, tnat's precisely the kind 01 'natm -nt which this administration adopted with regard to tue currency of the country. (Iloara of laughter ] They firat gave it cayenne, then " No fl " and then thej steamed it, till it wa' dead. (Ilrest laughter) Hut thl damning error of that administration wa# its derradntiur jOf'he govornment, sad the proclamation that tnelowo )RK 1 MORNING, MAY 7, 184< ' ' - . the land-toe Cctmtitutign was not supreme, but the eovereigu people?end a ffioM damnable heresy waa never proclaimed and practised upon by spy administration.? (( beers) Government mean* restraint, and vhenilm people have formed a government and acquiesced in i!. that government i* supreme?that i? the eovereigu authority of the land. And to any that the people are so voreigo n u heresy?a dangerous uud destructive heresy, (t'heeii) But to go on. corruption af'ercorruption followed till tlie whole land tvai rotten llotv many grey-beaded men within the reach of my voice remember the admiiiis'rntioni of John IJtJiney Adams and James Monroe. Whoever heard thru ol men being proarri'md lor the aaku of opinion, or | of men being retained in uikce when proved to l>e rogues.' | Look what followed imrpedlab ly alter. One roguery fol lowed anothef t.M' the string ol them was at long as from this Hall to the Astor House, (laughter) Why.wasit not well known that when one follow in the land office had stolen SIOOOOO, and it was proposed * > dismiss him, ha was retained heeaute, as it was said, at h-tad emitter* if they put another iu his placa, he would only steal $100,000 more, and perhaps the rascal in the office would be content with "hit he had tsken. (Screams of laugh ter) Is it aay wonder iben that the whole community should have become corrupt, \than such practices wcru tolerated in high places sanctioned bf as agent ot the government, aud confirmed by the action of tlie govern ment itself (Cheers) Kvery man in the land who was not restrained by moral principle, was of course induced to pick and steal all he could lay his hand* on That was the cement that hound the party together ?t'tn chance '.o plunder! Thry talk about their principi * ! Thry liortst of the purity of their patriotism ! ' nst their principi s now or never into the political alcm hie, and resolve It info its original elements, and w hat are they 1?' hurra fcr Jack on ' (roars of laughter,) and why ? Kvt i > in the pnr'y snid, " Here's my nelghhoi, he hasn't got much senso I know he mint honest? )..., 1.. U..V. 11.. .4 ? iv?,a) mun_mv turn's next? hutra for Jackson!" (Shout* of laughter) This us the reasoning of the whole of them?uy, of Mr. Calhoun himself. (Chebrs, and groans for Calhoun ) He wni the hero of nullification, aid em he not the indivinull wlio, in the cabinet of Mr. .Monro'e, took such a determined Dtniiu B^ainat General Jackson for taking possession of F>orMu, Stt<l did he not exert himsell to put down the a-'ministralion of JncksOtl ?? ^ a" Buren, and then did he not. Alter ill, throw himaelf back inlC the arm* of the latter I For what pnr|/TiB 1?to aggrandize hlm?. J (Great cheering.) Much i* the man Called into ,the preaent adminitration. What ii hia condition new 1 I.ike the renegade be stands? ??" Alone amongst that hand, Without one trusting heaitor hand." (Loud cheers ) And what ia the present condition of the whole party opposed to us I Broken u|>?quarreling? looking each other in llie face, expecting on all hands.and very justly too, to meet the countenance of a traitor ( Tremendous cheering, ami a loud and prolonged crowing from a moat admirable human rooster near ho chair) But oxer this disunited squabbling, corrupt, and tiaiterout. party, honesty and justice, as personified in that man, (pointing to one ot the banners with a portrait of Mr Clay,) arc sweeping over them like an avalmche (Cheers) I need say no more My lungs are now bleeding from this unusualcliort. 1 hare only to add that we hare every thing to encourage us, and nothing to fear. We have now our Moses and our Aaron; and from the lolty summit of risgah, we can already descry the rich, fields and the broad fertilizing rivers of the promised land (Loud and long continued applause ) Mr. Colli*! being iondly called for, here came forward and sung one of the Clay Melodies " Hark how they shout, we hear them coming," which waa received with applause. Governor rtisxineTots of New Jersey was hera introduced to the meeting and said, you perceive I am a very tall man (laughter) and you will hardly meet a New Jer seyman that was not a "tall man.?(Continued laughter.) The first words that 1 heard in our State after the Baltimore Convention was. " we think the whig party of the country for having honored our State " He also would tell them that in the selection of the man. they did justice to the cause by the man they had taken up this time lie felt lie was no stranger to the Whig party, as he had done some service in fighting the common anemy under thebroal seal of his own State. They had seven battles and the U/hio. kn,1 ?nn miw out nf II... ....... ?n.1 It,., linna of Itiu times say that the eighth battle would be their* (Cheering) They all thould understand that they were standing on <he right ground?they had but one great leader, and under that man they would fight for their country. That man was Henry Clay ; (vocilerou* cheering) a man that should lie alwav* supported by the people (Loud cheering.) Henry Clay came from no Hock of the aristocracy?he wa? the builder of hi* own fottune*. and whenever there were eny difficulties amongst the Wliign I Henry Clay alway* reconciled them and was true to his principle* (Cheer*.) In the Senate of the Un'ted States heal way* supported the whig cause, and Daniel Webster always like a true wh>*el hone, stood by him in support of those principles. (Cheers.) The whig party werr standing in the proudest position in which they had < vei stood before. They had their true candidate in the field, and they owed him adeht?(cries of "And we shall pay him too ") They would pay him to be sure. He nevei woke tip lately at night out of hi* bed, but he was dream ' ing that he saw Henry Clay walking into the White House. (Tremendous applause.) He should las there? . (Immense cheering) His nomination was a glorious ons and never before was there a candidate selected by a par t v who had been so honored without opposition?(cheers [ He was their grent leader and it was needless at this tinu for him to dwell upon his high claims upon the W!n( J party. He felt it his duty to neat refer to Mr Freling huysen lie was horn in the same State with Mr. Fre 1 linghuysen nn 1 educated by him ?(loud cheers)?and lu felt proud to say there was no purer patriot that lived ii the land. (Immense cheering ) He had stood by then in the dsy of their trouble, and in the mildness of his na tore and his philanthropy, and he would say of him that when his country < ailed upon him ho would die in hei ' cause. (Vociferous cheers ) It had been his good for tune to have, been educated under him. and he would sny 1 that lie knew his firmness and decision of character, mi that nothing could tempt him to swerve from the righi course (Loud cheering.) He had practised in his pro fession for twenty year* with Mr. Krelinghuysen am1 when his friends said of him that he was a christian thes . said truly (Cheers.) There was no man who had i more generous yearning for his fellow citizens. Mr P I after pronouncing h further panegyric upon the private anil public virtnea of Mr Krelinghnyaen, concluded. Mr. Collim then sung, to the tuna of " Old Dan Turk e.r,"andin fine atyle, slMting the din of applauae, the ' capital new song beginning? The skiea are bright, our heart* are lightIn Biltimoro the whiff* uni'P; We'll ret our ?ong? to gnod olil tuner, Kor there it music in there old coona. i Hurra, hurra! for the coona are rifting ! Hurra, hurra ! for the coona are rising ! Hurra, hurta ! for the coona are risiag, For Henry Clay and Krelinghuy ?en. Orn Dawson, of Georgia, neat briefly addreaaed th? meeting, stating that he did not wish to trv?paas upon thorn, aa they were to visit their candidate for Vice Freai dent on that enu ing In relation to Henry Clay, from Maine to Louisiana there waa a loud response lor Henry Clay, (loud ehjers) and he would he elected. Col LiMratN, of Georgia, here crime forward On being loudly called, and aaid that for the laat nine yeara he ha<! not aiioken in public On coming from hia native State, > he made an agreement with hia frienda, Col. Tomha and (ten Dawson, that the Colonel waa to do the talking part , end hia friend the General meat do tke drinking pnit (ltoara o( laughter) Oen. Davhon?I expected my friend would hare kepi > thoae family mattera to himaelf (ltoara of Laughter) i Col. Lumpcin continued?They were determined tore j turn the r candidate, Henrv Clay, in the north and thi went? every where in the Union He, Col. L , waa a tnn ( whig, and he had a inn who waa one of the delegatei a I the Baltimore Convention, whom he had iworn, aa llein i ileor of old did hia aon Hanibal, toatand true to whi| | principle* (Load cheering.) I Mr Davie here announced that a deputation of the par ty had determined to wait on Mr Frelinghuysen. Upoi i which a proceaalon waa formed, and proceeded to the re i sl'lcnee of their now enndidate for the Vice Preaidency amidst the utinuat enthn?in?m. i County Court. i Mir fl.?The court met this evening to invectigate the I chargea preferred against .luatice Gilbert. one of the ape ciuljustices, hy the district attorney, on the complaint ol Benjamin Lewia and Andrew McGuunn, for an alleged I illegal invest ami imprisonment. Ore or two witnetae* i were examined in support of the charge, on tlie part ol ! Lewia. and the court adjourned untino-morrow evening i at 4 o'clock. Court of Oyer anil 'Terminer. i Before Judge Kent. Mat#.?No criminal rase being ready, the court ad. jounied. Judge Kent told the grand jurora who had beer i summoned, that (lie grand Jury or the Court of (Jeneral Sessions wits competent to dlirharge the dutiei of grand i juror* of thi? coart, and discharged them from further at I tendance The Circuit Conrt w*? then orgarir.ed? no civil huaf. I neas wai ready, and tho rourt adjourned. Itherlff'i Conrt. <TM?r 8.? Benjamin II Day r? Afusrs Y. Rmrh?The . plaintiff in this auit brought an action in tlm Huperioi , i lourt against the defendant for a libel. Mr Ilettch allowed Judgment to pass against hint hy default. An Inquiry I was aped before Ilia Sheriff yesterday evening, ami ths . jury assessed the plaintiff'a damages' at f The full I psrtirulnr* will he given to-morrow. | Common Plena. | Before Judge Ingraham. | M?t fl.? H illttrd 11 tittphrn S. ( Snmhn fain.-?Thl? wai i in action on n promissory note for Two yeata after I thn note became waa passed aa a security to I plaintiff. | The defence waa want of notice to matter. The Jury I found a verdict (or plaintiff under the direction o( the i Judge atibject to a case fur the opinion of a lull Conrt. I Benedict for plaintiff; Cnwlna for defendant. | F.hta Miichiit* ti. .'Ikrl llurkf - This was an action foi I a haiancediiH ori a promiaanry note for fUft, made by doI fenduut, poyatdo to plaintiff four months after date I The defendant pleaded his discharge inBunkruptpy To I thia the plaintiff'replied, that tha defendant fraudulently i omitted the plaintiff's name in hi* schedule; and aecondly i teat subsequently to diacharge, he promised to pay tin | balance due on loot of said noto. I The Judge charged, that tho mare omission of piaintiff'i I name waa not of itaelf evidence of fraud, and if they 1 e I lieved that it waa an accidental omission, they should Am I on that issue for the defendant; on the other Issue, If the] l believed that the promise was mode tubal qtient to the d's I charge, they ahould And for plaintiff, i 'I he jury found on the Inst issue for plaintiff, fflf f llidwell tor plaintiff , Taiuaadga far defendant EIERA - uri. wj. ... L Further Particulars or tut Frightful Collision on -rii* Baltimore and Philadelphia Kail KoaT.?About four and a half unlet. below Havre de Grace while the upward train, with several hundred pnsaeiigeis, was proceed lot? at a very slow rule, it was mat at the curve near .Shrewsbury mills, by the tru.n from Philadelphia, travelling ai trie rule of seventeen mile* an hour. The irainB were so clone to each other, when diecovered, that it was impossible to (ret litem on the backward motion. The engines were ot course i instantly reversed, but they hud too much forward momentum to run bark, in time, and the rssult wus a frightful collision. The sliock was so severe as to seriously alarm all tile passengers. Several leajied from the windows. The first person discovered to have been injured was Mr Hill, the conductor, who was lying on the road, with his left leg cut clean oil'below the kne?. His first exclamation, on being accosted, was, whether any of the pussengrrs were hurt, and he appeared uatibfird OB being told lhu,t it wus thought no one was killed. Mr. Hill, ai the time of the collision, was standing on the platform in front of the first car, with his left foot upon the brake. When the trains were nearing each other, he called to the engineer and fireman to jump and save their lives, while he stood determined, if possible, to save the passengers. His conduct is highly extolled by several passengers with wlmm we have conversed. He was immediately cared for?fna leg amputated by a physician, and he was left doing well. The next person discovered was a hrakeman, who was standing along side of Mr. Hill. Oil attempting to raise him, it was found that he wus dead?his life lud been sacrificed while endeavoring to save the passengers. j he fireman whs found jammed between tlie two locomotives, and it was wnh great difficulty that he was extricated. 1 >ne of his legs was smashed?his whole person scalded in u dreadful manner, and presented the apjiearance of a body that had remained weeks in the water. He was still alive; but in? physicians said it was impossible for him to survive. A passenger, (the one seriously hurt,) had been sifting on the sixth Sen? of the front car,of the upward train, ftftd when found, waB nearly dead, his back broken, and his whole D?,\dy dreadfully mangled. The tender, before mentioned as having enter*'" the car. struck him on the back, and fell purily on I hint. It passed the first live benches, doing hut lit lie injury to the passengers sealed on mciii?wiuuu is an unaccountable miracle. Mr. Ruinlde, a grandson of the Hon. Henry Clay, was silting on the fourth bench ; when discovered, lie was jammed into a space ol about eight inches. It wuu with great difficulty that he was removed. II is clothes were torn into shreds, his llesh chafed a jittle, hut he was not at all severely hurt. It is u miracle how he was saved ; the paBsengeru who aided him out, say it is almost incredituhle. A German gentleman, a passenger in the downward train, leaped from the car betore mentioned as standing in the air, resting on the smoke pi|>e of the engine. He jarred himself a little, but seemed delighted at his escape. No other passenger in that train was hurt.?Phila Chronicle. WlIAI.ERS CAPTUKKH AND Cr|. . . SACRED ? Extract ol a letter receive! apt. Oathcart, of the Lvdia, of Nantucket, daud c'-pt. 4, 1*18: ? "The 15th of last March 1 anchored tu Strong's Island, lat. 5 12 N . Ion. 182 2') E. It is about tilteen miles long, and contains, 1 should judge, 2000 inhabitants; the bulk l'ear), of Sit>pican, had anchored two days previous to my arrival; the ship Pacific, of St. Johns, had been here and left, hut returned again while I was there. After he was gone out, two of the natives which Capt. Rounds had taken with him from this island, Informed him that a whaleship, having considerable oil on hoard, had lieen taken by the natives, all hands killed, and the ship burned. Capt.R. put direct hack to i inform other ships, if there might be any there, of i what had taken place, and at the same lime he i thought to get some oil. The English whaling ship Harriet, of London, 1 Capt. Charles Bunker, about twelve months ago J arrived at this place?the ship had been in four days when the natives took tier; the chiefs said that some ol tin* men were up the river tor water, another gang at another place for wood, and Cupt. Bunker, the doctor and two boys were shooting i birds. Capt. B Beeing that things were not going right on hoard, lie, with the doctor and two boys, ' went off for the ship ; as the captain was getting up the ship's side, a native threw a harpoon through J, his breast; they were killed, ship plundered, set . lire to and sunk. The natives had no cause fordo. ingso- it was only for plunder. The next day. . alter Capt. Hounds nrrtved, we swept and found the ship. Capt. R. had a diver, n native ofTahui; i he sent him down with a small rope ; when he 1 eame up he told us he had rove it through the ring ' of an anchor?with the small rope we hauled u ? hawser through, and then dropped the I'acilic over r 1 - i * .1- i - -i .i._ . i i r, i HIT, 1111 I IMIVC U(l llir llllwn 111 lilt diiii', auu vim1111 , both chain* last to the bows; Capt. It. 9Hved both I churn* and anchors; the Iiowh of tlx* ship were t burnt oil' the cut head ; we thought the ship - must have burnt to a shell, and the oil drifted out ' of >he hail tor, for the trade winds blow direct out ' of the lee harbor nt this place. ' The in it day after we found where the Ilurrict , lav, 1 wuh drugging wilii a boat anchor, and hookett up a sum11 chain ; I think it must have belonged to the brig Waverly of Woahoo, commanded by i William Cuthcart, which was cut ofl here eight or nine years ago ; the .unall chain was not saved, on account of a heavy flaw of wind striking the snip, which swung Iter to her anchor, and we parted our line. I tried several times after, hut could not hook it again. When the natives saw what we were about they all cleured to the mountain, except the king and chiefs; third day after finding the ship and small chain, we went to the king and informed him of what we had seen ; at first he denied the 1 crime ; we asked him wliut other ehu>s were hers ! slink; he said tfie Harriet was all; we toldhim J no, that there was one more ship ; his answer was, "ship more two masts, belong to Woahoo." I City Intelligence. liOWtr Pollee.?Mat 0 ?llaitsr Tmir.?An explorI ing genius named Oeoige Cochrane was unrated in this city on a warrant from Lmtclieis county, for having stolen a horse worth filOO from William P. Suckles, of Hillsdale, Columbia county, and waa committed to be tent back lot t trial. Tocchiso a Covstbtmaw.?Hugh N. Sherman, of But * ternuts, Otsego county, met a girl who said har name wua ' Kate Htuart, while h? was promenading Broadway?w ent f home Willi her, and when he waked tin in the morning 1 found hit pockets relieved of $3.'J, himself in bod with u '* man named John Wiiion, and the girl among the missing i The girl was arrested, and also liorninirk Waters an J his wife, who krpt thil house where fb? girl enticed the conn ii y lumu. I ' Common Council. , Hoard or Aldermen? YIovdat.?Aidarmaa PrRDv. President, in the chair. Matdalint Utll't fiuwer.?The committee to whom the application of Mr* Hell, for right of dower to liiack weil't l Inland, wa? reltrred reported advene to a a letticmcut, hut adviaed a defenceaf the luit against the Corporation f Adopted. I I lav It m Hailroad ? The commitlea, consisting ol Alderl men Nash, Watermen, and Wuodhull. to whom the aula r Ject of removal ol the raila of the Harlem Hailroad t one ; pany txlow 14th atreet wm referred, reported adversely to aui'h removul, which oti motion of Alderman Oaioua, wai laid on the tohle. F.rtra f'ompmiution (o the Slrttt Cnmmiiriontr.?The committee to whom the application ol Mtn et ( ommia aionerfor pay of 300 lor eatra cletk hire waa referred, i reported in favor ot paying him the anm required I Alderman Wafkmav, of tho Committee, advocated the I passage. Alderman Tilloo (againat whom the street ( ontmia ioner atanda antipodes on tho ( hap< I Atre? t sewer) op. poaed it. Alderman Kmwavi Bdvorated the pasta" Alderman opposed the ndc t port. Alderman Nash mov?.i to am' .ne anm o| 1 $000 at the salary of the f>tri .. .kroner waa re Itlireil in -? *.*, Willi-II Win u'jojiti i, .,iu ur inuiiiuvnil 1 tbhi tmrndrJ, w?? |iai<iv| Melioration of Knfine 34- A report iri favor of reetoririg 1 the memhere ol tliia company wnv prevent.' I. I Alderman Wirtiiio op|>oaed ttic rrjiort. Alderman Ilaima advocated the report, n* alio Alderman Pt aiir. Alderman Sroin opnoacd it, and Alderman Wvrav?i*v, ina apcech evincing ronviderabla feeling, argued i atrongly againat the reatoratiou of the company. A Merman fYanv replied in favor of the lepert > Alderman Hcoi.ti moved to lay it on the tahle, whieh waa loat tiy a vote of fl to $ Alderman Preiir moved for the adoption of the reeolnion reatoring the company, which *?' lovt hy a rote of h to S lleiolutian la remart the Deputy Comptroller ?A reaoln' tion to remove Pierre A Young Irom the office of Oepntv Comptroller, from the Hoard of Avai?tan:? wi? prevented, and laid on the table E'ermtS Ward School \ reanlntien appropriating $164(1 'vrtheaupportof ptiMie vchool in the lltli ward waa > adopted. ? Alao, $00<k? for the Nth ward adopted. Alao, $ft'4.'>0 for the purchaae of a aight for public achool in the 1.1th ward . doptml. J Al?o, $0HtNi for the erection of a achool hotttr in the 0th 1 ward, in City llall I'lace. I i'ulton and South Cmy A r'l.oit and revolution from > the other hoard in favor of advcitivlng lor prnpovali to lea' o Kultnn terry to the hlghevt bidder for aeven year , waa concurred in hy a vote of<l to 7 I he Hoard then adjourned to Mondey evening next LD. 1/ ? W" fin Omu. FIFTEEN DAYS LATER PROM EUROPE. ESCLDSHE Ol'ERUM EIPEESS. ARRIVAL OF THE STEAMER HiBERNIA. HIGHLY INTERESTING NEWS. ANO'lUER THEME HDOV8 FALL IN TOM PRICE OF COTTON. O'Connell's Trials?No Sentenoe* Great Struggles for a New Trial. ; Great Sensation in England on Ac 1 count of the Annexation-- Diffi. culties of the Peel Ministry, Dentil of Lord Vblnuir. We received by a private overland exclusive express from Boston, our letters and despatches from the steamship Ilihernia, which ariived ut Boston on Sunday, after n passage of sixteen days from Liverpool. O'Connell has not Keen sentenced, but he is, and all hiaco-conspirators are, struggling for a new trial, with what success, we shall he better able to state by the next arrival. The intelligence ia fifteen days later, and is highly interesting in a political, commercial and financial point of view. The fall in cotton is from t to ^d. per pound, a piece of information that will astonish all the cotton speculators in the country. Tli# Texas question of Annexation had reached England, una produced a very great Herniation in political circles. Ireland was in u very excited state, and our next account from Great Britain must be of the most j interesting nature. Mr. Carey's letter in relation to the State debt of Maryland, has been published in London, with some very sarcastic remarks. The Caledonia arrived out on the 15th of April. We have made very liberal extracts from Messrs. Willmer Ac Smith's European Times. Death or Lord Abinuer ?Lord Abinger, the most auccessful advocate of his duy, expired on Sunday ee'nnigbt, in the seventy-sixth year of his age. Death or the Last or the Stuarts.?Old James Stuart, commonly known by the nnmr of Jemmy Strength, died on Thursday morning, the 11th inst. aged 116. His death was caused by an injury which he received from ? fell on Thursday lust. The Great Britain Steamship in " A Fix."? It litis created considerable sensation in Bristol that the Great Britain, which has been so loDg building by the Great Western Steamship Company, cannot be removed out of dock, having been built so large, and her dimensions having so much bulged and swollen. Mr. Brunell and other engineers have inspected her in dock, and suggest, as the only mode whereby to efiecther egress, that certain parts of the vessel be taken to pieres, particularly the large wheel and the screw propeller. Mr. Kadmonaon suggests, that the experiment of hauling her up out oi the dork by incHnB of cranes and magnetic power, should be resorted to. Prince Albert returned froin Germany last week. At the end of the present month the Duchess nt Kent proposes to pay a visit to the King of the Belgians, from w hence she will proceed to Paiis, and thence to Germany. The interpreter of the Ojibbeway Indians was niartied nt ?1. Martin's in the Fields, London, to a woman named Hay net. A great crowd were waiting the arrival of the wedding party, who came in a coach und four, and three carriages and pairs. Six of the Ojibbeway Indians were present in full costume. The wedding party, on reaching the street, were received with cheers by the inob. Upwards of lfi.OOO persons passed through the Thames Tunnel on Good Friday. Greut improvements are in progress in the Last end of London. A new sirpet in heme formed, running in a direct line from the Dock* to Fhorrditrh Chnrcli, passing immediately in front of Spitslsfields Church and t*pitalsfields Market, to the East. Between two and three hundred houses have yet to he removed from that part of the rity. The Surrey Zoological Gardens are undergoing considerable improvement and embellishment, under the able superintendence of the respected proprietor, Mr. Tyler, who has secured the services of those eminent artists, Messrs. Dauson and Telbin, tor the new pictorial model, and every tiling promiaesone of the most attractive seasons ever known at this Uvorite place of public resort. The Morning Pott states that the (Jueen has accepted the resignation of Lord Stuari de Rothesay, | the British Amhassudor at St. f'etcrshurgh His i Lordship is tK> years old : nnd he has si>ent 18 years in the diplomatic aervicc. The rigorous climate of the Russian capital has proved too much tor his health. The Hon Mr. Rloomtirld, Charge d'Affaires and First Secretary of the Embassy, is appointed Minister Plenipotentiary. The following strange announcement appears in the Morning Pott:?"Matrimony ?A young nobleman, with large executions, and at present with a moderate income, wishes, through the present medium of an advertisement, to meet villi a lady of fortune, who would be elevated to h high rank, and also meet with a young and kind partner for life. Letters addressed, pie-paid, to Coronet, it Upper Berkeley street, Connaught i.piare, will meet with immediate attention." Pallamentary. Parliament met alter Latter holidays on Monday, and the popular branch of ihe legislature has since been engaged in the consideration of a number of multifarious, hut not very absorbing <|iiestions. On the firm night little was done beyond moving for wrils in places where new elections are rendered necessary by the late law changes, i The vacant seats* may be contested, btulin i ll probability unsuccessfully Mr. Baring, who iv?? dei leafed by Mr Patuson, in the memorable rlec1i? n for the citv of London, i? ihe Government cant)i dntr for Huntington?the constituency winch the present churl Huron presented in the Honse of Commons- The second night wag devoted to subjects which elicited gome discussion, though they lm little interest The first wnn h motion hy Mr Wyse for n return ol the namea of per-on* employed by government, the ohiect being to show that Irishmen had not their lair snare ot the government pntronnge It wag resisted hy 5ir Robert Peel, who maintained that the principle of government was to appoint the public aervanls, not with reference to the plncea of t'leir birth, bitt with reference to their <innltficalinne?an excellent system, when rigidly carried out, which, unfortunately, i? not ulways the caee. The ne*t topic referred to the survivors in the great Peninsular campaigns, where the l>iikc of Wellington earned htsfnme as a soldier Hir A f.enh contendiag that tniustice hnd hcen none to them in the distribution ef honors and patronage, while inexperienced men, and even boys, who happened to he at Waterloo, hnd more than their share. The motion was withdrawn a Per some discussion. These kinds of subjects are afWays listened to with marked attention in the House, and excite hut little inte test out of it, from tlie nuinher of navnl, military, and \ I'nnfintirrf in tht Svyphmmt to .V. V Jhrnl/i ]

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