Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 5, 1844, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 5, 1844 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. Vol. X., No. 816?Whole No. 3810. NEW YORK, MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 5, 1844. Prlee Two Conli. THE NEW YORK HERALD. AGGREGATE CIRCULATION THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND. THE ORE ATE ST IN THE WORLD. To th? Public. THE NEW YORK HERALD?Daily Newspaper?pub lished nwr day of the year sscspt Naw Yur1. Day and Fourth of July. Priee I ooub par copy?or $7 36 per annum -postages paid?cash in advance. THE WEEKLY HERALD?publiahed every Saturday morning?priee 6V canto par copy, or $3 13 per annum?post ages paid, caah in advance. ADVERTISERS are informed that tha circulation of tha Harold D over THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND, and increasing faat. It hat tht largett circulation of any paper in thii city, or the world, and, it, thortfore, the belt charmtlfor bueinttt men in the city or country. Price* moderate?caah in advance. PRINTING of all kindj eaecutad at tha moat moderate price, and in tha moat elegant atyle. JAMES GORDON BENNETT. PnormsTon or the IIkkald Establishment, Northwest corner of Fulton and Naaaau ilreets. NEW LINE OF L1VERHOOL PACKETS. To tail from New York on the 26th and Liverpool on the 11th of each month. m m "TRoM NEW 1 OKA. Ship KOSCIU8, Captain John Collins, 36th July. f Ship 81DDON8, Captain E. B. Cobb, 36th August. Ship SIIEIUpAN, Captain T. A. Depevster, 2?th Sept. i Ship OAHJRICK. Certain B. I H., 2tth Get. irROM LIVERPOOL. Ship *HERIDAN. Captain A. Deravater, 11th Jniy. Sh|P GARRICK, Capuuu B. I. H. Traak. 11th August. Ship ROSCIU8, Captain John Colltna, 11th Sept. Ship SJDDONS, Captain E. B. Cobb, 11th Oct. Theaa ehipe an all of the first el ass, npwardi of 1000 tone, built in the ctty of Naw York, with rock improvement. a? combine great ipeed with asuitial comfort far pauenger*. Every care haa been taken in the arrangement of their accom modation*. The price of Passage hence i* $100, for which am ple atoraa will be provided. There ship, are commanded by experienced matter*, who will make every exertion to give ge neral aatiifaetion. Neither the Captain* or owaim of the shine will be responsi ble for any Utters, parcel* or packages sent by them, unleee re gular bills of laden are signed therefor. For freight or passage apply to Letters by thn Packets will be charged 12>? cento per single letter, 60 cento per ounoe, and newspapers 1 cent each. m3rc m. m m. FEWTurT\ HAVR?TKHiET8. mmmm Second Line?The Ships of this Line will hereafter leave New York on tha Ut, and Havre on the 16th of each month, as fol lows, vi*: From title York. From llcarrt. New Ship ONEIDA, ( 1st March, C 16th April, Captain < 1st July, < 16th August, Jams* funck, ( Ut Novambar, < lfith December, ShipIBALTIMORE. (1st April, < lGth May, ,. Captain < Ut August, < 16th Septembsr, Edward Funck,f 1st December, f 16th January, IhipUTICA, I let May, (16th June, Captain, < 1st September, < 16th October, Frederick Hewitt, ( 1st January f 16th February, New Ship St. NICHOLAS 11st June, ( 16th July, Captain < lit October, < 16th November, J. B. Bell, f Ut February, ( 16th March. The accommodations of these ships are not surpassed, com bining all that majr be require^ for comfort. The pries of cabin passage is $100. Passengers will be supplied with every requi site, with the exception of wine* and liquor*. Good* intended for these vessel* will be forwardeeby the sub scribers, free from any other than the expense* actually incurred on tlwm. For freight or passage, neply to BOYlTA HINOKEN. Agent*. .ic26 ac No. 9 Tontine Buildings, cor. Wall and Water it*. JWILjiN(iKMENT8 FOR 1844. OLD ESTABLISHED PASSAGE OFFICE. 100 Pine street, comer of South. M M m Miilh Subscriber begs leave to call tiie munition of In* iuetids aod the public in general, to tlie following arrangement* for 1844, for the purpose of bringing out Cabin, 2d Cabin, and Steer age Paueagers, by the Regular Line of Liverimol Packets, sail ing the 1st, Cth, 11th, 16ui.2lst and 26th of every month. By tha London Packet* to sail from New York, the lit, 10th ana 20th?and from T still greater 1 od a regular line of first das* New York built, coppered and coppered fastened ship*, to sail punctually every week through out the year. it the year. For the accommodation of person* wishing to remit money to their families or friends, drafts are given, payable at sight, ou the following Banks, six.:? g lianas, via. J? Provincial Bank of Ireland, payable at Cork, Limerick, Clonmel, Londonderry, Bligo, Wexford, Belfast, Wsterford, Galwi ??way, Armagh, Athlone, Cole rain, li-dlina, Tralee, Youghal, Enniskillen, Munagkan, . Bainbridge, Ballymeua, Parsonstowi Munagkan, Bainbridge, Ballymeua, Parsonstown, Down|<a trick, Cavan, Lurgan, Omagh, Dnngannou, Bandon, Enms, Ball) shannon, Strabinr. Hkibbenren, Mallow, Moneymore, Cootchill, Kilrash, Dublin. /uoiit-iiiiii nnruis, i/ouiid. Scotland?The City Bank of Glasgow. Euland?Messrs. Spooiier, Atwood & Co., Bankers, London; R Murphy, Waterloo Road, Liverpool; payable in every town in Great Britain. For further information, (if by letter nest said,) apply to JOSBPH McMlTRRAY, 100 Pine street, corner of South street, New York, Or Messrs. P. W. BYRNES fc CO., 36 Waterloo Road! 9 6m*rc Liverpool. THE NEW LINE OF LIVERPOOL PACKETS. M M M M i o sail from New l ork on the 2l*i, aud from Liverpool on the 6th of each month From tiev York. I/pool. New Ship LIVERPOOL, 1130 tons, ) ??;, '} ??? ? J, Eldridga. SAug. 21 oT 6 N. Ship QUEEN OF THE WEST. ?(??/ JJ V?- * 1250 tons P. Woodhouse. fe ?} ? New Ship ROCHESTER, 830 tons, ( ?{ ? John Brit ton. ? Ship HOTTINGUER, 1030 tons, (*} {J** ? Ira Bnrslay. jW* 1} jftft % There substantial, fast tailing, first clasa Ships, all built in the city of New York, are commanded by men of experience d ability, and will be despatched punctually on the 21st of each month Their Cabins are elegant and commodious, and are famished with whatever can conduce to the ease and comfort of passen gers. Price ol Passage, $ 100. Neither the Captains or owners of these Ships will be respon sible for any parcels or packages sent by them, unlets regular bills of lading are signed therefor. For freight or passage, apply to WOODHuLL & MINTURNS, 87 South street, New York, or to FIELDEN, BROTHERS, It CO., jU ee Liverpool. TA8SAOK FROM OREAT BRITAIN ANU IRELAND. m m m m at THE b^Atn BALL On. ut.D LINE Of LIVERPOOL PACKETS. [Sailing from Livtrpool on the 7th and 19th of every month.] Parsons wishing to send to the Old Country for their friends cau make the necessary arrangements with the Subscribers, and have them come out in this superior Line of rackets, Sailing the 7th and 19th of every month. from Liverpool punctually ou . ? They will also have a first rate class of American trading ships, sailing every six dajrs, thereby affording weekly communication from that port. One of the firm, (Mr. Jamos D. Roche,) is there, to see that they shall be forwarded with care and das Patch. t Should tlie parties agreed for, not come out, the money will tie returned to those who paid it here, without any reduction. The Black Ball or Old Line of Livepool Packets, comprise 'Willi such superior and unequalled arrangements, the Sub scribers confidently look forw ard for a continuance of that sup port which has been extended to them so many years, for which they are grateful. 1 hose proceeding, or remitting money te their relatives, can at all times obtain Drafts at sight for any amount, drawn direct on the lloyal Bank of Ireland, Dublin, also, on Messrs. PRESCOTT, <5r6TE, AMES & CO. Bankers, Loudon, w hich will be paid on demand at any of the Banks, or tln-ir giaiichea, in all the principal towns throughout England, Le nd, Scotland and Waloi. ROCHE, BROTHERS It CO. ill Fulton street. New York, neit door to the Fulton Bank. N. B.?Thi^Old Line of Liverpool Packets sail from this port for l.iverixiol ou the lat and l?th of each month. Parties return ing to tlie Old Country Will find it to their comfort and advan tage to select this favorite Liue for their conveyance, in prefer cure to any Qthg^. OLD LINE LIVERPOOL PACKETS. itfk M. M i ii^ old Line.m I'smeu for Liarirmol will 'Patched,!" the following order, earapong that when the sailing day falls ou Suuday, the ships will sail n* raets for Liseipool will i ^ [Sal a J Ml the succeeding day, Tit v. From tlr* Fork. From Lirrrpool. ri't CAMllRIUOE, I June I Jnly 18 Kb.toiui Oct. I Nov. If. W. C. Bamow.f Feb. 1 Mar The ENOLAND, ijnne Id Dec. 1 710 tons, 7 Oct. IS Dec. I S. Banlett, (Feb. 16 April 1 The OXFORD, % July 1 Aug. Id BOO tons, < Nov. I j Dec. |ti J. Rathboue, ( Msrrh I April Id The MONTEZUMA, SJul" 18 "?!*? ? 11)00 tons, ' Nov. IS Jan. I A. B. Lowber, ( March Id May I The EUROPE, I Aug. I Sepi lc 018 tons, aDec. I Jan. is |b. O-Furhcr, f April 1 May 16 The NEW YORK, (new,) (Ang. Id Oct. l Odl) tons, < Dec. Id F'h. i T. B. Cropper, (Apnl Id >!"'* I The COLUMBUS, s Sept. 1 Oct. 10 700 tons, < Jan. 1 Feb. jf, O. A. Cole, f .May 1 Jim# _ ... A. Cole, r May i Lino jr. The YORKSHIRE, (new,) t Sept. 10 Nor-. ' ? - ! Jaa. 10 March 1 1010 tons. < Jaa. Id iviarcn i 1). O. Bailev.r May Id July I These Ships are not surpassed in point of elegance or commit in their cabin accommodations, or in their fast sailiug qualities by any vessels in the trade. 'I lie commanders are well known as men of character anil experience, and tie- strietnst attention will always be paid t>. pomote the comfort and convenience of pas .eugeiv. I'unctnality, as regards iIip day of sailing, will be observed as heretofore. 'I l?) price of pnssage outward is now fixed at One Hundred Dollars, for which .ample stores of every description, will I* provided, with the exception of winr.a and liquors, which will be furnished by the Stewards, if required. Neither the captain or owneri of these Ship* will lie respon sible for anr letters, parcels, or packages sent by tliem unless regular bills of lading are signed therefor. K*r freight or pas sage, apply to OOODHUE fc CO, ?| South street. J'OR CAPE TOWN or a Port on WatCow of rtca.?The tin* new British Brig NILE, Adam ^^^Vule, master, XM tone burlbeu, will proceed as above, witb iimuadiate despatch, if a cargo offer*. Apply to the Captain, on board, foot of Rosevelt stnrt, or to WOODfiULL ?t MINTURN, Jy2T ec W South street. FOR KIO JANEIRO?TASSAUr. ONE1?to .tail 10th August?The faat tailing Packet Ship OAS ?TON, Captain Borate*. will positively tail at above, tor passage only, having tplandid furnutied accommodation*, on board, at Thome's ttoie, Brooklyn, or to tlOarc E. 1LCOLL INS It CO., 66 South street. apply 01 jyauil' EXCHANGE ON ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND AND WALEHl?'The SubsoriIter has Bit all time* for tale Drafu from ?1 to ?1000, payable at ell die principal Banking Iimtitutipu* throughout the United Kingdom JOHN 111. RDM AN, 61 South *t. NIB. Paiaage to and from Liverpool can be aecured at the loweat rata* by any of the line of packet* *ailiug ou the ltl, 6th, lllii, I6tll, ?1*1 and 26th of each month, on application a* above jytt ec KOR LONDON.?Packet of lite luih August? .The splsndid well iyiowu Packet Ship TORONTO, ?Captain Gruwold,Will aail positively a* above, her regular nay. The accommodation* of thi* ship for cabin, second cabin and ateeraga passengers, cannot be surpassed. Those wishing to aeeure berth* should not fail to make early application ou board or,to W. Ik J. T. TAPSCOTT, jy 30 to alOrc 7ti South street, comer of Maiden Lane. 1 OR LI V C.11POOL?New Line?Regular Packet of 16th.August?The splendid, fast, sailusg Packet idhip S1DDONS, Captain Cobb, of UUU loua, will sen a. a.,ore, her regular day.t For freight or passage, haying accommodation# unequalled for splendor or comfort, apply on board at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall street, or to E. K. COLLINS Ik CO, 66 South street. Price of Passage. $100. Tim Packet allip SHERIDAN, Captain F. A. De Peyster, will succeed the Siddous, and sail 26th Sept. jy30rc KOR LONDON?Packet of the 10th of August. Ml? ^^ius^eaii .The splendid packet ship TORONTO, Capt. Oris ?wold, will sail for Loudon as above, her regular day. i nose desirous of securing berths will require to make early application to JOHN HERDMAN, 61 South street. N. B.?Passage from Liverpool and London can at all ti met be aecumd at tne lowest rate*, by the tegular packets sailing weekly throughout the year; and drafts can as usual be furnish ed, payable throughout Great Britain uid Ireland, on applica tion a* above.. aulec FOR LIVERPOOL.?New Line.?Regular packet the 26th instant.?The splendid fiat sailing packet hip BIDDONS, Capt Coob, of 1100 tons, will posi lively as above, her regular day. For freight or passage, haying accommodations unequalled for splendor or comfort, ap ply ou board, at Orleans wharf, foot of Wall street, or te e. k. Collins fc co, x sooth at Price of passage $100. Shippers by this line may rely upon haying Iheir goods cor rectly measured, and that the ships of this line will sail nunc tnully a* advertised. The spleudiP packet ship Sheridan, Capt. K. A. DeDeyster, will succeed the Siddous and sail kith Sep tember. au4 PUR NEW OKLEANS-Packet of the 6th Aug. .?The splendid fast sailiug Packet Ship LOUISA, iCagtaiu Leavitt, will sail positively as above, her re " this ship fc guUi u*y. The accommodations of this ship for cabin, second cabin and steerage passengers cannot be surpassed. Those wish ing to secure births should i iug to secure births should uot fail to make early application ou board, foot of Maideu lane, or to W. ?l J. T. TAPSCOTT, 76 South street, ... comer Maiden lane. The packet (hip Oconee will auccecd the Louisa, and sail on the 16th August, her regular day. a3rc NuR FOR NE W ORLEANS-LOUISIANA A NEW YORK LINE.?Regular Packet of 16th last .?The vary fast sailing New York Barque VER i, uaptaiu Kelly, will poaitirely sail as above, her regular day. Per freight or passage, having handsome furnished accommo dations, apply on board, at Orleans Wharf, foot ef Wall street, or to E. K.COLLINS k CO., 66 South street. Positively no goods receired after the evening of the 16th inst. Agents in New Orleans?Meaars. Hulleu and Woodruff, who will promptly forward all goods to their address. The Genesee, Capt. Miuot, will auccecd tlie Vernon and sail 6th Sept. al FOR LIVERPOOL?Regular Packet of the Gth .August?The first class, fast sailing, regular Packet (Ship INDEPENDENCE, Captain Nye, will sail as ao.,?e, iter regular day. Haviug superior accommodations for cabin, second cabin and Strang* passengers, person* intending to embark should make immediate application on board, foot of Maideu Lane, or to JOSEPH McMURRAV, 100 Puie street, corner of South. The Independence will be succeeded by the splendid Packet Ship Samuel llicks. Captain S. O. Bunker, and will sail on the 11th August, being her regular day. Persona desirous of sending for their friends, can have them brought out in either of the above vessels or in any of the regular packets, sailing weekly, by applying as above, if by letter, post paid. rtter, post Paid. P. 8. Draft* given, payable at sight for any amount, on the Provincial Bank of Ireland, payable at thei >?upectire branches throughout the country ; also, ou Meaars.'Spooner, Atwood 4c Co., bankers, Loudon, payable in every town iu Great Britain. jyJ6 rc T"OR BATH, GARDINER AND HAL LOWELL. The new steamer PENOBSCOT, Captain >N. Kimball, loaves the end of T wharf, Boston, every Tuesday and Friday evenings, at 7 o clock, btagm will be in readiness on her arriral at the above places, to conrey passengers to the neighboring towns. jel66m*rc SUMMER ARRANGEMENT. NEWARK ND NEW YORK. FARE ONLV 1HA CENTS. THE NEW AND SWIFT STEAMER RAINBOW, CAPTAIN JOHN GAFFY. On and after Monday, May 13, will rnn as ? follows :?Leave Newark, foot of Ceutrc st, at ,7k A. M. and Ik P. M. Leave New York, May lBth F R MtiEWSBUnY OCEAN HOUSE, LONO BRANCH, AND EATON TOWN LANDING. The Steamer SHREWSBURY, Capt, J. P ? Corlis, will leave Catherine Market, for the .above places, every Tuesday, Thursday and natuiduy, at 10 o'clock, A. M. Returning?will leave Eaton Town landing, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11 o'clock, A. M. N. B.?On the arriral of the boat at Estontown Landing, , Stages will be in readiness to convey passengers to anv part of the country. j20 lw*rc PLEASAN T AND CHEAP EXCURSIONS. " HUMMER ARRANGEMENT. NEW BRIGHTON, PORT RICHMOND, (STATEN ? ISLAND,) AND NEW YORK FERRY. From Pier No. 1, North River, foot of Battery Dace. *jl The Steamboat CINDERELLA, will run a* jjfrfollowSj Daily, from May 20th to October 1st, . . 1*41 Leaves New York at 9 and 11 o'clock, A. M? at 3k. 6 and 8 P. M. Leaves Port Richmond, at 20 minutea to 3, and 10 miuutrt to 10 A M.t at 1, l.^ and 6k P- M Leave* New Brighton aj 8 and 10 A. M.; at Ik, 5 and 7k T. M. On Sunday?Leaves New York, at 9 and II A. M.; at 3, 6 and 3 P. M. Leaves Port Richmond, at 20 minutes to 8 mid 10 A.M; at 1, 6 and 7k P. M. New York, May 18, 1841. mvll fim'rc NEW YORK, ALBANY AND TROY STEAMBOAT LINE. FOR ALBANY AND TROY.-Moming Lino from tlw foot of Barclay struct, landing lit intermediate places. 1 he Steamer EMPIRE, Captain S. R. Roe, Monday, Wednes day and Friday Morning at 7 o'clock. The Steamer TROY, Captain A. Oorham, Tuesday, Thurs day and Saturday Morning, at 7 o'clock. Evening Line (mm the foot of Ceurtlandt street, direct. The Steamer SWALLOW, Captain A. McLean, Monday, Wednesday and Friday Evening, at 7 o'clock. The Steamer ALBANY, Captain R. B. Macy, Tuesday, Thursday and Satniday Erening, at 7 o'clock. The Boats of this Line, owing to their light draught of wa ter, are able at all times to pass the bars, and reach Albany and Troy in ample time to take the morning train of cars for the east or west. For passage or freight, apply on board, or at the offices on the wharves. m!7rre s,WQ /*si aiATKN INLAND FERRY. FOOT OF WHITEHALL Tli* Boats will run as follows until further notice :? Ti NET" LEAVE NEW YORK ; '? '?'AViKWtk'/ji.W',''-" 7, 8. 9, 10, II, A. M.; 1, 2, 3, 1, 6, 6, 7)?. P. M. On Sundays, every hour, from 8 A. M. to 7 P. M.? 1 P. M. excepted, FORT HAMILTON AND NEW TORE. Leave New York. C A. M.; 3k P. M. Fort Hamilton 7k H. M.; Ik P. M. (Sunday* excepted. 1 CLIFTON AND NEW YORK. Loaves New York' 6 A. M.; 2 and 3k P- M. " Clifton, 7k A. M.: 3k and Ik P. M. iJll (Sundays excepted.) > O illii TKAVb LL.1 Nl> i'llJbUG. f.i.vsf,.VOEB JKi<..iM*EMKNT J-Ok 1h?4. The Subscribers baring completed their arrangements, are now prepared to bring out piwie.ifrr* from Great Britain and Ireland by tbr following first claw Packet Ships, on* of which will lease I.iserpeol on the Ut, Cth, 11th, 16th, itlat and Udth of each month:? Pati%k Henry, New York, Sheridan, Virginia, l.iyerpool, Cambridge, Monteruma, Hiddons, Oslo. Washington, Hottinguer, Colombo*, I 'niled States, Ilotcius, Aahburton, England, Kttropa, Stephen Whitney, Rochester, Indejiendenre, Yorkshire, Oarrirk, Hainan] Hicka, tyumn oftha Went, Otford. < eitificatc* of passage can be obtained, find every information will ilr given to thorn wauling for their friends, on application at either of our Offices. ITiey will alao lie prerenal, on the opnuing ?f navigation, to forward paaanngers and Uioir luggage to Albany and Troy, mad via Erie Canal to Buffalo, and all intermediate placna. To all ports of the Upper Lakes. Via Oswego to Toronto, Port Hope, Coburg, Kingston, knd all parts of Canada West. Innn Troy; tria Whitehall to Montreal and Quebec, Cat n.da F.sat ria Ohio f'anal from Cleveland to Pnrtamouth, Cine On nati and intermediate plaewi. Honth West via Philadelphia to Pittabnrg, Cincinnati, Loni a nllr, and all part* on the Ohio Rirer to St. Louis, Mo.; and t h all parts of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wiseonaiii* Temtore. REMITTANCES. ; For the accommodation of persons w ishing to send money to their friends in the Old Country, HARM)EN k CO. wilt gire drafts on any part of Engls-id, Scotland or Ireland, pay-abb af sight, for sums of ?1, ?3, CtO, to ?106?or in any amount to suit the purchases OFFICES AMI AOENT8. Cbarlea Craft, 120 State street, Boston. B-W. Wheeler, Union Buililing, Providence, R. L J. IV. Mills, 3 Wall it rent, and 16 Front at reel, Sow York. N. O. Howard, 4] Houtli Third street, Philadelphia. Sandford k Shiirmaker, 7 Light street, Baltimom Md., Pitwliurgn, Ta. L S. Littbyohn, 11 Exchange, Albany, N. Y. 8. ( lark, 130 River street, Troy, N. V. Utica, N. Y. W. A. Cook, Syracuse., ,N. S . Moehrwter, N. Y. W.JI Cook, Buffalo. Si. Y. II FlttllUgll Jc Co., Oswego, N. Y. inat'iec HARM)EN k CO PoW Tilt t'b.h.f. JOHN WHYTK'B is the yon jf. find a graat tarifty of Boots and Sim*. PI**** gTfe him a ^ call, and yon vnll find yiat fr* ch**pn*i, nratnras, ftthioti and durability, hi* stofk is ??i??rp*ft**d by any in th* city. Stnra No. IS Third Aveuij*, bctson 7th aad 8th itmu. IV 1 lm??fi " Description of Aden, Ui Arabia, by Hon. Caleb dishing, Amarlcan Minister to Ctolna Adxn, November 3,1343. Dear Sir:?It i? generally understood lltat, in taking possession of Aden, the English Government has recently acquired a very important tniluuy(P?? on the southern shores olArabia, neartotheStra ot Babel Mandeb, which commands the heu oes and the Sea of Arabia, as Gibraltar does the Med* lerraneau and a portion of the Atlantic. B ,re few persous, I presume, in the United . tater *ho have any very distinct idea ot the exiraordiu ,ry natural tenures ol tuts new Btroug hold ot the '"aSbwTeUn more than Gibraltar, a castle ol Nature's own construction. At Gibraltar, Lnglaud nas exc vated 'or heraell a citadel in ike heart ot i lime-stoiie mountain; ai Adcni-he has planted her ?lf m an ancient crmer. and sits secure within the primeval fortress formed by the lolly sides of auex ..Mtor p;.b.bltr .0 .he tom.c race, oemiol, all history, the southerly parts ol Arabia, on the Red ?tea and the Indian Ocean, appear to have been the theatre of stupendous volcanic revolutions on^ the '2! ol the enrlh. The Whole CM. jtojjfc with enoimous mountains ol naked rotus over which lire having once passed, their blackened sulfites Irequeutly looks now as if prool against the action of sea and air, and in that aind' c',",*,e , ihev remain 1 .rever comparatively destitute ol vt- I relation. Their high peaas rise over the sea, seein ?ug ta their rugged outline and their dark sides aiid tops, to frown defiance against man and against "certainly thore never entered into my mind the imagination ot anything so desolate aspect as this who.e coast of Yemen, which, if we dill not know that the ancteuts acted in good faith in the matter, and from ignorance we might sup .ose to have been called Arabia Felix in irony and derision The Arabs struck nearer to the mark i themselves when they gave its name of tears and l sorrow to the Strait ol Bab el-Mandeb. Wherever you took you see nothing but volcanic mountains, as if the whole substance of the earth had been on fire, and had bubbled up into every capricious form covered always with the same blackenei cinders and scorim. From Cape Bab-eUMandeb eastward, you pass by u succession of these a""*"' volcanoes, separated from one another only y wastes ol raked land, until you ^Tname'lithe probably the most remarkable of all, n*?8?*JJ* confused mass of mouu.ains marked tn the old "To ?btamAaddear perception of the general con figirattou of Aden, It ? necessary to view it from ^Onapproaching Aden from the Red Sea, the voyager rounds Has Sulhel, which l8 the extremity of a mountain promontory extending far out Horn me main land, and called Jtbel Hassan; and he then passes through a narrow opening between this and Ker cape called Ras Tershein and thu. enters a spacious bay eight miles id Ilength by four in width, called by the English Black Bay- Here is ample and convenient anchorage tor ships ot war and other vessels. The bay is termed by Jebel Hassan and the low Bandy shore ol Arabia on the Se a d on the other by the promontory ol Aden which is now discovered to be com ,.oaed' ol long ridges of dark rocks, So*?? which vulcanic scoriie. from the main body ol wnicn several short spurs of extend toward tne waters ol the bav leaving between them small plains ol naked sand. On one of these small sand plains are seen the buildings ot a public house kept lor h accommodation of the steamboat PaJ^?*TLas ol on others a few scattered temporary buildings o matting and cane, while a gr the same description, oqcupied bv Luglwh officer* crowns a prominent height called by the Arabs uas Marbat, and by the tfuglish, more significantly, Steamer Point. . ,, n(.wlv Leaving Steamer Point, you proceed by a newiy constructed road, fourorhve miles along the beach, with the buy on your left hand and the mountains on your right, rounding several ot the come down to the water's edge, and crossing several intervening sand plains, andtn 0lj" mountain itselt, and thus come to the Pun, *? in called. During the last mile or two you find that the mountains have become loftier, and rise ^ scarped and stratified in a high ' which you approach obliquely in ascending Pass, where a branch of the road passes off al right angles along the base of another series of rocky Heights at the head of the bay in vrhich apj^ar I a number ol large insular rocks. At the 1 ass y o enter by an unfinished gate of masonry, guar by siponis, into a narrow, way, partly natural and partly excavated in the rock. on emergi g which you are ushered ot a sadden into the> scene of a most extraordinary spectacle. Before y , occuDViug the level bottom ot what seents to be a v^Bt crlwr, ii.. AnfloTodi.ii com,., corned of low buildings of matting and ca te, *"? ? k regular streets, with a tew buildings ol brick or stone discernible in the distance, and the wnoie apparently surrounded by towering m? ta M. which torm its sides, and along the su.riniil^ot which, lrom distance to dustanci, you towers and detached walls ol masonry. . This part i f Aden is called the Gamiv II Blretchee over tile site ol the old Arabic town ot Aden,.which is now lost to the eye tn the midst of the numerous hunirulnet as they are called, or buildings o covfrecTwitlf matting, which have sprung up under tne auspices of the English. Descending from the Pasa then into the Camp, and proceeding on, you come to the former port of Aden. Here, on the south-east side of the promon tory the natural whIIs of the crater seem to be broken down, so as to admit ot immediate access to the sea in this quarter,Ja part of who.e moun a n wall, however, still remaining in the forrn of a'"By insular rock called Sirah. This islet affords projec uon to the anchorage ground of the old pori. wh ch, aowever, isof small capacity, and at the same time it commands the approaches frsm the sea on this 11 You pa*s from Aden t? Sirah on the sands at low ride or in boats at high tub, and clumber "P the rough sides of the ivl?t rock to a natural plan rm, on which is a mall battery und a corjtt dt guarde, 1 and continuing to ascend, you arrtve at a tnangu C citadel on The very summit ol the nmunUin. f'ere you are enabled to add to and correct the im .i-ifect knowledge ol the localities which you have acq^red previously- You discern a great number ol mountains, which are all sonnected together, but brauch out in various directions, in the most fantaslfc manner, sometime, in long ridges, some times in short spurs. Thus are f ormed a succession of exterior valleys None of these are wholly enclosed, and some are quite open. Some are verysmall and others large. In some cases the connexion between the moun tains is under water or covered with beach sand. And you begin now to doubt whether Aden be in fact situated at the bottom of a crater, or not rather in ithe of the irregular plains left by the singular formation of the mountain ridges and spurs. To the northeast you perceive the long line of beach which is the continuation of the main coast of Arabia, to which Aden is attached. Looking over the town and cwtnp towards the west, you find the view in that direction wholly cut on by a line of lolly mountains, called ?ham-shan, which consu late the highest summits of the promontory of Aden. From the camp a military road leads up to the heights if lias hiu'urn, which stands opposite to .iirah towards the main land, and forms the recom mencement of the natural mountain wall on this side. This road proceeds along the heights, some times on the inner sides towards the camp and sometimes on the outer side towards the sea, and continues around to the main pass. From a bat tery placed at an anxle of (bis road, towards the highest nan of the ridge, you see beneath your feet a line of field-works on the outside, ruunjng across the sandy iathnids which unites Aden to tiie mum iund, and which forms in continuation the heacli of the. Arabian shore previously seen from Sirah Going now out through the puss, and taking die road which I spoke of as branching off to the left in coming to the pass from Steamer Point, yon pro ceed by this road along the_ head of Illack Hay un fertile lee of a high ridge of rocks, which are sepn rated at one point so as to allow you to pass through into an open plain heyond, and here you are on the , lOlside of Aden, upon th?? isthmus which connects u with the main land of Arabia. ' If you proceed by sea in front of Aden, vott pass 'am a succession of Cspes between Has Tarsliem Sirah separated from each other by little inlets ?off beaches, which run hack to the crotches ol the ttiouutiiitiM. with the lofty heights of Sham-shnn, jtid tiie old towers on lis summit, overtopping, like l-t giant sentinel, the whole of the promontory ol 'Aden. Finally, in order to connect nil these seperstc ,'r rts, arid to gam thus a c ear idea of the tout tn ??mtdeni Aden, it is necessary to asceod to the top >Sham-shaa. This mountain is one thousand seven hundred s nd ?seventy-six feet high. To reach its summit, you have the Gamp by an old p.ived military road, ; which winds up, zigzag, an acclivity several hum! [rod feet high, and brings you to an extensive tattle lland with occasional elevations upon it, over one of which it is necessary to climb in order to reach the immediate loot of Sham-shan. Objects previously doubtful, now begin to acquire distinctness; you perceive that all the lower heights, the aides of the mountain sputa you have passed, and the vast table land over which you are now proceeding, are alike covered with blackened lumps and fragments of volcanic scoriae, you are walking continually over the heaved up cinders ol a vast furnace; there is nothiug but stones beneath vour feet, and those etoues are nothing but scoiite, sometimes in the sctaggy iorm in whicn fire may be supimsed to leave them, nut more frequently in auuular masses cover ing miles of surface. The Bides of all the lesser mountains, Irom top to bottom, are thus eovcr> d with lumps of fragment and lava Whete ndeed the rock beneath is laid open by the pass age of mouuiaiti torrents or otherwise, you see thai under the heaps or ledges of volcanic tuf.i are other solid rocks, which form the main body of these lower mountains. But you perceive that the higher mountains all around have a diHereut appearance, looking as if Composed of rough Uyera of rocks. |You distingu sh in the distance a winding streak on the lace ot Sham-shan, which indicates the path by which your ascent is to continue. Making lor this, over the uneven surface of the table land, you come to a narrow ridge or spur, with precipitous sides, at the foot ol which another tract oi paved military road commences. This road, which is itself a very re maikahle work, runs along the narrow back of the ridge tor a long distance, sometimes in bteps, some times in long inclined plane*, until you reach the aide of the Sham-shan itself, up the face and over ihe inequalities of which the road proceeds, with hut a short interruption, until you attain the sum mit. In this last stage of the nscent you have been coming gradually in your mind to certain conclu sions concerning the formation of the mountains by which you are surrounded You are now above the scoriae-covered ridges and table lands. You see that Irom Sham-shan on the one side to Sirah on the other is a space ot between two aud thtee miles to length ; that the sides of Sham-shan above you are stratified ; that a continuous range of stratified rocks proceeds at a great height Irom Sham-shan towards Sirah on the left; and from Sham-bhaii towards Sirah on the right; that you are wholly surrounded, except at a small space adjoining Si rah, by a lofty wall of rock, either stratified or dis posed in tabular jayers; that in their highest putts all these mountains visibly and obviously face iu wards, so as to describe a hollow circle or eclipse; that their table or strata, though more or less disa bled or dislocated, yet have a general correspond ence and symmetry, which it ih impossible to mis take; ihat, indeed, you are within a vast ell ptical or circular basin, whose walled sides constitute mountains; that from the inner surface of the walls of this bastu sharp spurs extend inward like imper fect or ruptured radii, upon the back of one ol which you had for some time past been ; that you are clinging to (he inside of that basin ; that if the Camp ot Aden be in a crater, it is only in oue cor ner of, and at a lower level than, the main body ol ihe bottom ol thut crater, which is more than two miles in diameter, and whose walls consist in part of the lofty heights of Sham-shan. All these things become plain to the sight, on at length gaming trie summit of Sham-shan. You stand there, within the walls of an ancient lortrees, which crowns the summit, and whose walls of ma sonry, though broken and thrown down in part, yet show what it once was. You perceive that you are on the highest point of the promontory ot Aden, so ub to be able to dis tinguish not only the configuration of Aden itself, but to embrace in ihe circle of vision many leagues of the Indian Ocean on the southland on the other side the main land of Arabia, with its wide wastes of sand, its few scattered villages, and its distant mountains boundiug the horizou. Sham-shan you find, though it be apeak, yet is but a portion i f the periphery ot a gregR (lasin, of which you now see ihe outside as well afe the inside; on the inside scarped and tabled, wi.h soine scarped and tabled s.iurs, radiating inward in convergent huts, but leaving 011 the whole a vast basin, stretching oil southeastwardly towards Sirah; and on the out side, in like manner, scarped and tabled in part, bu? in partseudiag out numerous ridges of variable heights, with brauch ridges on the right hand and on the left, the longest aud highest of which ridges terminates near Has Tarshein, at the entrance oi Back Bay. Along the summits of this vast basin, from space to space, are smalt towers and continuing walls ol masonry, and tanks, and aqueducts, the remains ol the forulications constructed in the old tune by some former possessors of Aden, whose name has perished? careni quia vaie cacro ) but whose works remain, emulating in their great ness those which Nature herself had raised before human passions had come to co-operate with het in changing thetace of the earth. Such is tne general formation and the superficial aspect of Aden. ? To complete which general view, some particu lar tacts need 10 be mentioned. At and near Steamer Point you do not find any of the peculiar stratified appearance described ? The mountains there cousibi of the remoter spurs ol less comparative elevation, and with sides lor the most part covered with lava. In passing Irom Steamer Point to the Camp, on the last long plain, you first become aware, as I have already mention ed, that the steep ridges which now open on the sight, have a surface seemingly marked in lines, which, for uught that can be distinguished at a dis tance, arise Irom niff rences of color or ?ther ir regularities in the face of the mountain. A closer inspection shows you that these lines are tables or strata; that the alternate strata are ot a friable na ture, no as to have undergone much degradation from the action ot the atmosphere or some other cause, and to be thus broken into hollows, holes, and caves; that some of these layers are horizontal, and that others dip, but thnt they have no uniform ity, orrather no identity of inclination, seeming as it they had either been formed by causes of une qual action, or had bt en disturbed in their site by subsequent convulsions To which is to be added, in further explanation as to the lumps and masses of sconai or spongy lava which cover the whole surface of the lower moun tains and the to|* of the higher ones, that the ejert ed matter is all ol that color which denotes basal tic lava ; that the rocks ejected are of all forms and sizes, from large angular masses and broken fragments to more spongy lumps, whose surface, while it sometimes decays, yet blackens as it de cays; that nofdags of glassy lava are seen, nor is there any appearance on the surface of a superficial continuous lava stream. The more prevalent, although by no means the exclusive, appearance of ihe rocks is of a compact, rnther than of a granulated orcrystalline formation, and there are rome ledges ot au obviously tufa cious structure 1 any that thr appearance is not ex clusively compact; for at the Pats, where the rocks have been blasted, they show a trappean appear ance, as they do at sundry places on Mack May, where ihe mountain spurs look us if broken oil or cut down near the water, exposing the inferior for mation. hliam-ehan is incidentally spoken of us a lime stone rock in the only printed account of Aden which I have seen?that published by Capt. Haines, who surveyed this coast some years since very thoroughly, and greatly to the interests ot nautical arid geographical sctem e, and who is now the Mul ish Political Agent at Aden. But this intimation, it would seem, is an error. The mountains appear to be wholly volcanic. Couches ot ehell liineetoue occur, which will he referred to hereafter; hut tip se nre altogether inde|>eDdent ot the original mountains, Hnd obviously to be known as of com paratively recent formation. in the exposed fares of the rock* along Bark May thin veins of pure quartz occur frequently, whether veins of segregation or viens of injection 1 will not undertake to any; and buttons, nodules, or tuber cles of tins mineral are to be found nil over the mountains, looking as if dropjied here and there upon the rocks. But no metal or other mineral ri.ibstance ol commerci il value, I believe, has In en discovered at Aden. Even the lime which is us?-d there is made Irorn lunibs of coral, which are brought there either expressly for this purpose or as ballast But lis already hinted, shell limestone is to be found there in various places, disposed in ledges or couches around the bases of the moun tains, anil the process ot its continued formation is going on befor* the eye at all limes in a manner which merit elucidation. Aden, as part of Arabia, partakes of the peculiar climate of the country, winch is nearly destitute ot rivers. The climate is pure, clear ami dry There arc no sensible dews by night, and by day a cloud less Rim shines forth from the heavens, with tie r xeeption ot only u few days ot brief showers, during the whole course of the year. Unless win r< springs or other means ot irrigation exist, thetace of" the earth is parched and arid. No such means of irrigation occur among the mountains ot Aden. All the fresh water used tlime is obtained from deep wells dug in the earth, some of the wells yielding brackish water, and others water strongly impreg nated with sulphur. Many remains ot old tanks art to be seen at Aden for collecting rain water as if flows down the crotches ot the mountains, but they have been neglected and suffered to tall into decay. At any rate. Aden is comparatively desti tute of vegetation; a tew stunted trees, shrubs, and wild herbs only being tound in the mountains or ill the hollows over which the rain flows for the short period of the year when it visits these thirsty re gions. The comminuted earth of these mountains would readily form into soil it it were possible to give it moisture; but not having una in sulhcient quantitfes. the to;? arid sidtuolthe mountains seem to exhibit the appearance now which they have possessed for the uncounted ag?> elapsed since they tirst rose outot the earth or the m a L'ut ex tensive changes have occurred around their bases All these changes saetii to have sprung Irnrn lire ocean. Whether these volcanic mountains were formed under the seH, and ihrn heavi d up to itssutlace, ?r whether the volcanic action occurred in the fitst instance above tile surface of the 6ea1 these hre questions of theory tor others to judge. Bui the lit tle plains ol sand between the bases of the ridges speak for themselves, as manifest products ot the sea. On a cursory inspection of these plans, one may not be aware ol the nature of the sand, lie sees a plain of coarse sand filling the triangular spaces from the seashore to the loot #f the lulls, with a large quantity of shells and lumps of bl.ek stone scuttered over its sutlace, Hnd dors not stop at first to scrutinize the composition of that sund. In proceeding to insfiect the buses of the mountains in various places near to the sea, he discerns ledges of superficial rock, with shells and lumps of scomr imbedded in it; and on carelully examining this rock, he ascertains that it is composed ol shells triturated into sand mixed with sonic little esnh if the mountains, nnd costuming in it not only lumis of stone, but shells in every stage of their possible condition, from entire ones to Irsgrntnts in the form ol the minutest powder. Una induces fur ther investigation, and leads to the ascertainment of a class of curious tacts. Of the various sand beaches occurring between the successive points of rock formed by the ends of the ridges 11s they extend out towards the water, by which Aden is almost surrounded, si me are on the outside, exposed to the unbroken foice of the whole Indian Ocean : others are on the shores ol Back Bay, where the sea is nearly land-locked ; and others again are in the intermediate ttute, as on the beach between Has Tarshcin and l>as M?r bat, nnd on the beach of the old port ol Aden. On comparing the sand of these respective localities, you find mat it is alike composed of broken shells with a very small admixture of foreign matter; that, where, the beach ia less exposed, the sand ir more or less com ran, according to circumstances, and consisting of fragments of she Is, obvtourl) seen to be such at the slightest glance ; that where the beach is not exposed to the flow and heat of the waves of the ocean, the shells arc le duced to the finest possible sand, blown about til the least breath ot air, and thrown up in downs as extensive as the natureofthegtoutid will adnni;but that in each and every case the sand is composed of broken shells. And accordingly ledges of rock may be found on these beaches, composed, as be tween llus Tarshein and lias Marbat, wholly ol more or less fine shell sand ; or, ns neurihe Steam boat bunjalow, composed ot a conglomeration ol sand, sconce, um shells. Behind Has Marbat the strata dip; and here is an examp e ot strata whiih, when viewed in front, seem horizontal, hut wltm examined on the side are peen to be inclined Whenever these ledges contain shells, they tire ob viously the same shell winch now occupy the ad joining wuters, and lie scattered along the beach ; and these ledges may be seen in every stHge ol growth, from shell rock, so imperfectly compacted as to crumble in the hand, to shell rock which only the hardest blow of the hammer can break. And, as these seas abound in shell and coral, here is to be seen the beginning and something of the pro gress of the existence of lime and limestone. By putting all these visible facts in relation with one another, we may conjecture with reasonable certainty what was, at a certain time, the condi tion of these mountains, and some of the changes which they have since undergone. We may sup pose that, in some past epoch, Aden nnd the ocean stood here together in solitary gtandeur; both, per haps, boiling up and foaming with primordial fires Aden being a rock inlet, wholly surrounded by the ocean, which washed on every side the dark flunks and under-sea foundations of Sham-shan. The ocean at lengih brgantotrrm with unliving inhabi tants, which performed their stated function of re production, and then died, leaving tbei: corul and shell exuvtni to collect 111 their rocky sea-beds, un til, by the agitation of the waters, they were bro ken to fragments through mutual collision, which accumulated, and were thrown up in sand on the edge of the sea, and appeared tu little beaches and downs between the shorter ridges, and, at length, in the lapse of many ages, gtew up into the wide plains of sand ana of sand-rock which constitute the shores of Aden. 1 am, very iaithfully yours. C. ClTSHtNO. Francis Markok. Jr. K-q., Corresponding secre tary of National Institute. Gambling In England. Since the publication of the blue book which let us into the myste'i'.i of China, parliamentary lite rature has tur?ished the world with nothing bo read able as the minutes of evidence, taken by the belect committee of the Commons on gaming Not in deed, that it turniehes any detailed account of the rascalities of the hazard table, the rogueries of the turf, or temptations ul clubs. Lord Palmeriton, who relieved the tedium ot unofficial hie by preei ding over the committee, prevemed its inqmrirt froni degenerating into unpleasant gossip, inconve nient personal disclosures, or invasiona ol privalt plav, and skillully turned the investigation into the more useful channel of remedial su.gestions. Ptnl the evidence is entertaining from the facts that do occasionally slip out, from the strange morality ill it in laid down in all ihe simplicity of sporting virtue, and trom the clashing statements, and striking in consistencies that escajie the witnesses, who, we may parenthetically remark, ure not, as a body, ex actly the petsons that might have been expected to have been examined. 'J he leading feature is cer tainly in these discrepancies, pur example:? According to the late Mr. Crocklord, who hud "no occupation, generally speaking, hut was con cerned in mines and inner things;" but who ad mitted, rather unwillingly, that " ?,t one period ol his life, he had some idea of the gambling habits contracted iathisu>wn,"few men have be< n ruined by gambling, so few that he could not say that lie ever " knew" any young man who had lost ?10,000 by nlay. (rambling, he thought, is made to bear the brunt ot other vices. " Many people," he complained with proper indignation at the viis deception, " will say they have been ruined b. gambling, who have been ruinedj by keeping women, arid having a box at the onera, and otlu r tilings of that kind; but they lay it all on gambling ' M< nstrous injustice! This vicarious burdr gambling is nearly as detestable as p aving w ill, ~ " "Mr. Tatter false dice. The large experience of Mr. Tattersall in horses, racing, and betting men, though not in personal belling, for he hunts his own losses to ??*> a year, testified "ihat very few were actually ruined onthetuif," but lie conceded that "there are more men ruined by night, by gambling, ui gambling houses, than in the day." According to John Lay, the great jockey and trainer, horse racing ispunty itself; he m vei knew a horse unfairly dealt with, or withdrawn from a race when he was well and fit to run; "a mm would not do such & thing." Has heard of the expression?"making n horse sate." Hut " we laugh ill it when we hear people talk of it, because we know that it is not done " Much of the saim opinion is the equally renowned John Hcott. If believes all these charges arise fr< m the disappoint nient of people who lose their money. Hoth Dro iiiios, however, watch the horses confided to then care to protect them from injury; and the latin John has a shrewdsusjncion that once upon a tin r u favorite for the Derby in hi* stables wubdrugged; at all events, he lost the race. Mr. J (? Dixon, i cheesemonger, who seems "to know a tt ing <: two," though th ? Hon. Cat it. R una hold* hint m no v*ry high estimation, differs entirely from then high authorities; he thinks the unpntper withdraw al of horses is "of daily occurrence;'' and be lieves favorites are constantly ?' made ?.-mI "i i very easily done; half a dose of jihysis is almost c rtain to set hiin umiss, so thai In* could not v. in it lie started, or you may lame a hor-e tor u few hours, and have hint perfectly sound again in a Dw hours. There is not the least doubt there nrc means taken that a fav rite horse ihall not win ; they in ty give hoi a little salts; halt a p., id water would he asefTectualBctneiitnes its* belly, ful." Horse tare, too, he says,occasionally "doseo" ?"that may he done by a iiiile bran, and some thing i lit into i'." In short the cheesemonger, who keeps a horse "lor amusement, and once had tioctornd at Doncnstnr," is pers inded that'*th >? '? not much honor on the turi;" "they are nerulv si II ike; they ale nil trying to grt mo, i y." "/,7m rem. qwmtnqmt moilo, rtiit *1 no mix, ii non?rrm " Most of these things Dixon has "known" to I > done! Who shall doubt !i. - authority 1 Cnp'tin Frederick Hetkeley, M , thinks thai " betting has led to very great fraud," Hnd is "quite certain thai racing has come to such a pitch m gambling that many dishonorable Hongs ure done with regard to borne races." Cspt. Kous, M. P., i? oi another way ot thinking ; racing 1. not, lit says cilfmive lo moral*; ?* ?ir? ihe contrary, very touch other* ise ami a* to betting. " it >ou Iegialat9 against betting you would make this couoity not fit lor a gb nileinan to live in ; you will go on and make laws against the way iu which a man walks;" legislative restriction iu belling would deteriorate ihe value o? horse* ; "1 am tuie .hat if ihe legislature make any restrictions respecting belling, i: would disgust almost every person con nect" 0 wiih the lull ; il ey would think it a most unwise interference " Bui as to gaiohliig bombs, the gallant captain lias no aui 11 SCiUplea , dtUvtla itt C uilhtigu? they riiUbl he d?sfre\?d, ?r u>uod out; he would ' abolish ihern and propose ihe heaviest punishment thut the legtslatute could in llict, hiuI especially ou a race-couise; a ad not only would 1 abolish booths, but I would have ihesiiict est penalties against gambling-tables, and every specie of gambling oil a race course." Not so, however, Mr. 1 linoil y Barnard; he hires race courses ol lords ot manors, and Jets the ground out; do uway with gambling booths,and races are, he hhj s, at an end; "you would not have hall & dozen people;" and boldly doe? Ins partner, Mr. Poisons, endorse this statement; "il ihe gambling booths were* put an end to, there wou'd he an end to the racing." "Who shall decide when doctor* disagree?" Captains Berkeley nnd Hons are, how< vrr, at issue on more points than one, the i'litmr tlm ks "the tysti m ot play or pn\ br d," and w ould have h boy ot his allelic Croiklotd'a than take up ihe system ol play or pay butiug; the r is quite sati-lied that it you > ere lo do uvuy wiih play or pay bete, a neat deal more roguery might he < ti? ti ed when hets ate not play or pay." Ihe Whig (Japt wo?ld 'much rathar play at a juhlie table at rockloid's tbau enter into pnvate play}" the pre ference with the Consei value w ould ''entirely de pend upon whom the gentleman [engaged ui pit vaie play ] might be." Neither, however, w hen i>e beloi.geu to tii?t notorious clul>, knew i f, tliat is, we presume, saw, very large losses occurring iheie. '"When 1 was at Crticklord's," say s t aptatn Berke ley, "1 have seen a laige company auliembie; but there were not above five or six li gh players;" but lie does not think he ever knew any v ho have btsn in the habu ol playing ut t rockloro't, who were not horse racers. Capt. Rous has h? aid ol |ertona losing very large sums ol money at Crockloid's, but cannot speak to the lad; has ul. o lit aid it | tr eons ol station in the country "losing larger sum* ol money than they liked to pay; not nioie tlie,n they could pay;" for his own pail, "hewishea Crocktord's had been burned down many years ago." ' Spicy" passages these ; enough perhaps for one day. MARLBoRoruu Stbkrt.?Recently a foreign gen tleman, whose name did not trai.spile,applied ?i Mr, Hurdwicke, ihe billing magistrate, lot his uavico under ihe tollowing ciicuriiMauces The applicuiit stated, that since ihe sup; of the common gumbung houses at the wtsi enu of ihe town, a new syi-ieni ol entiapping people n to ihe noshes ot the numerous black-legs that .bound in certain localities has been practised, uno ha (applicant) was sorry to say that a great many lorrigneiH bad bet li the victims ol this most abominable practice, "lhere were a set d un principled tellows (lort igi ers) employed as " li u lers, ' whose business it was to go to the difiti eiit foreign hotels in the metropolis, ru i rdtr to as certain the nanus ol thoae moat recently uriiv>d ironi the Continent. These persons are invariably dressed in the first style t f fashion, and display a inclusion o| jewellery. The information they r? qu re is reudily given, and an introduction . lien takeB place through su assumed name, Invitaiisns are given, and a dt sire to cultivate uii acquaintunce is exprtssed. Of course a refusal of ihe ; roller* d friendship is not, out ot sheer politenebb lelusrd. Ihe consequence is, that wuhiu u day or two n carriage appears at the hotel door, whiih is an nounced lobe at the service of the unsuspecting stranger. Anxious to hvail himself ot so lavorab e an opportunity lt?r seen g the eights of London, and udimtuig the courtesy of the new atquain tancc, he most reHdtly accepts a seat in the ve hicle, and enjoys a ride of two or three hours' duration. On a subsequent day tne carnage snd its pretended owner again appear at the hotel, and another drive is proposed and aciedrd to. But this time (lest the intended victim should escape) a call is made upon some pretended Iriend. Here the. newly unpolled foreigner is introduced to Ma dame ia Comtesae Sta-aiid-Co, and Barooa and 15a rone see a by the dozen, ail, ol course, assumed rules. J he reception is cordial iu the extrtiin,and ihe stranger frequently becomes so tnnmoted of the society he is so (ultimate io meet with, that to ob ject to any proposal would be n decided proof of ill-breeding. Wine is introduced, and alierwatda cards, and Monsieur cann*t decline Madame la Comtesee tor a partner, even with viscount and a ba ron opposed to them. A lew hands are lost by la Com tesse snd her pert tier, lor which the lair Ibdy makes tiiariy apologias, ami protleia her purse. Gallantry L-rbids Monaieur's acceptance anu play proceeds. 1 he result may easily he- imagined; the victim isgen erally eased of nil Ins disposable cash, and then re ceives a relur.i by way ol loan, which ou de purlure is also left beh.nd. lielore lie leaves, how ever, he is politely reminded ol the obligation, and, as a man oi honor, does not hesitate lo leave an 1 0 U. A visit next day takes place at the stranger's hotel, to inquire after his health, and in the course of conversation the " Utile acknowledgement'' in telerted to, and, m nine cast6 out ot ten pre tnptly settled. A proceeding of a sruilnr character to that above stated was mentioned by the app icanr, wherein the parlies loat i-2,d<H), over and above the cash in their immediate possession. Fortunately, when the tou'er called upon the foreigner* with ihe 1 O U, a waiter of the hotel ut which they were stopping, recognised the pretended gentleman as n notorious swindler, and advised dial ihe money be not paid io iiiin, which advice w as taken, and no liiing more was heard ol the matter. The applicant added, that there Wrre as many as filty cast s wiih* in his cognizance, and lie was Hnx>oub ihai some thing should be done to put a atop to audi abomina tions. The magistrate said it w as not in his power to assist the applicant in the aflair as n at present stood, and advised, that information, with the ad dresses of the persons, should he giv?n to the su pi rinteodfnts of police, aid th? y would no i oubt fake measures to bring the parnes to justice; end if they should be bronchi before biro, lie would promise (hat ilie y should not be let? fi with a fine, us it was in the power of a magistrate to commit such persons to prison with hard labor. The applicant lhauked the magistrate, and with drew. | Mkxtoo and TilXa^.?TIip New Prlenns Bulletin of ttip 271h ult. hit* the following truncation <f a ;>?l or notilyit g (he ol Tixm ol tin- renewal of a state ol hostility that lUpnhlic arid Vuiro! Ma.mss.sto to rmitusT Samcsi. Hoi s-ion. inlurming him ol the le-cammeLCemtlit ol hostilities against Ihi usurpers of Trias. I* i a s t llhK-.Aor or tnr. Nobt?i Ifrsn HrvttTS as The time fixed hy the supieii e govt inm? tit in the ap mitticn concluded the 1Mb I-? biliary ol ihc |>i???? tit jrar with the commitsioiiet* of Texas, having ixpi.-edbu excellency tin* rinstdent has called to mind, mm irom the I lib ol the present month hostilities on r<--|iii?d against the inhabitants ollhi* dvpaittnent and I Cen ti u nfcatetoyou the iti duration nl lua ixcelleicy I also ina^r known to jnu that my fmprnrtnlit hat ?>.-?? web well lonnded indignation the p< i A t) "I'h> hi nal ants of the said tPtfitorji, towards ? Hi public ? h< ? I tn M coii'ltirt toworila them the) niiMiiMirrs'ood in n i'ioi to ii question lu whirh th? y wi re thought to to u u k * h HOcd loth They have shtisiit the confidsure ?d ti e Ite puhlio I v violating the conditions ol the armistice te syei ting the commissioners, who, accenting to the 4 h article of -aid aimutice, should have repaired ta iliecity of Mexico, in order to regulate nor dirfi rent es so'ar a* their projiositiiiiis might be admissaMi. II,? exrellei cjr the I'residei I, convinced that the honor and dignity ol tl.u ti tion require the chastisement ol a conduct so tilths creditable, ha* oidared me to appiise you it his retold lion, so that it may be well understood, that it is not through timidity or want ol power, hut hfause bisig Cellerry has always li-trnsd to the voice of humai by. that hostilities wete not lecotnmt need at the pen?d fixed hy the armistice Notweh tanding my regret in thinking thai Wood is once morn about to Bow, yet, in transmitting to ton tha dec Ural Ion rif the President. I enjoy iho ?* i? action to find thst justice is oa the side ol nurcatise. which lap sis on aacrod and luipruicri[ittWe rights. In hisw? placa our confidence, u? well as in the valor ol our trooya. When tho atrttygle shall once more big in, the civilized world will judge between us, and the fortune ol w ir run not hut he favorable to those who tight lor'heir country ag inst u-arpei a I have the honor to renew to yoo oranrances of my 1 igh consideration ADliltN WOLI,. II.-id i)tintcrs Mier, IP'"t i'f ? I' 4 To Oeu b inniel Houston. Navai. ?< t|>'Hin Ji>-- nil tt< ml Ins i" en nr'lerrt/ tithe I S ship Pcnn tl? in i n th? pliCn ol I apt / ititzir r, whose t, rr-' ? . v ? t ?!?#?: . \,..n d. A m net units, Vtm/?'a (JAPrtKN. 'I'.- ? 'iv lK nrf, Ce r* reive, ta to be rept alt d it; VV> rtjmep a. the success of lhi? pie< 1 II h , g , et ;? . kin I Tho d'tiogtio Is aaturelt I with \?. h the run t is i., humor, mis, ttie scenery worthy nl II ngmish, ami tie stage i p (lointmcnta chaiacieilstlc ol Mi .Mitt I . II - laultles* jucg ment uu.l good taale, OrandU'hrt Whit, In ad a I'ritnl. tic drama of InUnae Inters ft, In which Mi Mitchell ) *f tvtins the ptinulpalcharactu, is alto play od

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