Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 15, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 15, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YOR g" HERA LI). Nnr Vorh? ^Veai..Kl*y( April 13. m-40. New* from JCMrop her* appear* fo considerable anxiety or the safety ct the Unicoru. ?he had not arrived at Halifax on the 5m met., and it is a matter of some doubt, when she will arrive there. U is now supposed that her news will reach Boston by some sailing vessel from Halifax, if the steamer should ?ooeeed in crossing the Atlantic. The Caledonia, with advices from Liverpool to the 4ih mst, ta now in her tenth day, and may be expected next fc'unday. Important Political Movement-Pi rat *o mlnotion for the ,?xt Presidency. e ^cte 6lVen ?n Monday evening, in celebration iue anniversary ot the birthday ot Henry Clay, >' Kentucky, was not only a splendid, a j'?yous oc ea.-.on, to tar as the dishes, the viands, the edibles, nn.i partly the drinkables, (to those who paid extra "r them,) were concerned, but it turns out to have been a great political moveirnnt ot the day, having J'ir iti olr/tct the b> in gin ft into ttie field, for the Prtti dentiul elect ionin 1^1-, the name and fortunes of Henry Clay, ol Kentucky. There is no necessity for us to ni .ke any profound or philosophical remarks on th cookery or ruirine of Niblo, or the Wuy in which he sc-rvd it up, or to note, by way ot parenthesis, the appet't; o with which tlie six or seven hundred hungry politicians swallowed it after it wasseived i'P- Thrae important facts will be tound written in indelible character in the creeses ol Niblo's kitchen, but we are compelled to note with particu lar attention, the sentiments, opinions, wishes, and predelictions promulgated in the toasts, speeches and songs ol these six or seven hundred members ot ihs "old guard," as they call themselves, who were there assembled. I his fiu was unquestionably the first popular movement, bearing on the next election. It was the nomination of Henry Clay, ol Kentucky, for the next Presidency, without reference to conventions, or any other ancient or modern mode of bringing forward candidates. This popular outbreak of ins own friends was an enthusiastic eruption, which has been growing tcr many months past, und which could rot !;e restrained any longer. Hie men engaged in this movement, are, some of, -.veil known. Mr. White, who was the orator i on the occasion, was formerly a distinguished mem- I her of Congress, from the State of Indiana, and is ! now a lawyer, in search of practice, in the city of New iork. He is more ol an orator and a politi cian than a member of the bar. The extent of his oratorical and political power is magnificent, and as boundless as the prairies of the west, embracing the great cave ol Kentucky-while his law practice * is principallycontined to a sort of straggling libel suit?, for one of which he isengnged as counsel, now before a commiesion. But n'il importe. The fame . and fortunes ot Henry Clay, arc now brought be/ore ur public for the last time, by men whose tame and fortunes will be made by it hereafter. Asso ciated with Mr. White, we find a number; ot politicians and editors of the whig party, some of whom are distinguished men, and some of them the smallest of the small po tatoes, and only two in a heap. The aggregate of the whole assembly forming this fite, is however of such a cliatacter as to command the attention of the whole country, and particularly of the American people, in the present crisis of our national affairs; ! which is landing to war or peace, and into which the country is plunged by the present administration, i The other candidates of the whig party, who have \ been talked of, will of course be set aside for the present, if the people should take it into their heads to run Mr. Clay for the last time, against the men now in power. We allude to Judge McLean, ot ' Ohio, aud General Bcott ot Washington, whose pre tensions must be set aside, in the popular enthusi asm rising for Henry Clay. This movement, embracing the nomination of Henry Clay by a popular assembly in New York, before an elegant table, spread by Niblo, will com- ' mand the attention of the whole eouutry, and parti cularly *o in the present crisis in our foreign and domestic relations. Since the present admiDistra- , tion oame into power, our relations with foreign powers have changed to a very remarkable extent. ! We are on the verge of war with the greatest power on this continent, in relation to Texas; and we a re on the verge of war with the greatest power in Eu rope in relation to the Oregon territory. The Ame rican people have their rights in boih Texas and Oregon ; but a grsat many of the people think that me prosecution of those rights, the negotiations un dertaken, or the movements growing out ot them, hive not been conducted with as great prudence,' deep statesmanship or success, as others that have been conducted by other men in the country. Jt is very certain that the whole of the American people would sooner go into a war with the greateat power n earth than submit to injustice or dishonor. But while they possess a high and honorable spirit as a nation and as a people, they will always respect the rights and feehngs of other powers, and on alloc- I casiona would prefer to live in peace with all nations and all powers. It it very evident that, us regards our relations with Mexico and England, we are on the verge of war, nor can it be ascertained how soon the breaking out of hoatilities may take place. In relation to our domestic a (fairs, matters seem also to be coming to a crisis. There are measures brought forward in Congress that will materially alter and change the relation of the various inter ests of this country to each other. It is now appre hended, in a great many intelligent financial circles, that in leas than three or four months we will have a suspension of specie payments by the hanks, and a general panic throughout the country. That the government, the depositors, and bill-holders, will rush w;th the force oi a torrent, in search of specie, and that the proceedings of Congress will only terminate by the total annihilation of the bank ing system throughout the country, and a revolu tion iu business matters throughout the nation. These terrible effects are anticipated, in both our foreign and domestic relations, and are beginning to alarm and wake up the people, and particularly the manufacturers and other classes. Hitherto, the movements at Washington have confined ihei effecta to isolated parts of the couniry, but the great mass of the people, including the politicians of all kinds, are beginning to wake up|to the great change, and to prepare measures tor the only remedy which is in their power. That remedy is in the ballot box; and, accordingly, the fr-ends of Henry Clay, in anticipation ol all other candidates, have again brought him forward as tneir candidate. This movement, however, is only preliminary to ttie contest lor the next Congress, which will take place throughout the country next fall. The Houae of Representatives, whose session begins at the termination ot the session of the present House, will possess the power of electing the President of the United States, provided he be not elected by a majority of the people. The movement com menced in Niblo'e, was one calling on all ihe Iriends, young and ancient, of Henry Clay, through nit the republic, to come forth, and while they are doing that, to prepare for the Congressional flee ti >ns of 1&40 and 18J7, on the membera ol which, tne election for President miy devolve, anless he be elected by the people. It will be seen, therefore, that the Presidential canvass has already begun, and that the same move ment is destined to spring up throughout the coun try, and bring on a criaia in political affairs, that will have an important bearing on our foreign and uoineatic relations. The times are full of omens. This is tiie last, uud probably the best chance of Henry Clay. II he now returns to Ashland?write no more letters on any subject?talk en no political topic?attend to his cows ami his fences?mind his Durham breed and his ro<ation of crops, lor the next three years, his dunce? are decidedly good, better, best, and brilliant. Oiher whig candidates must clesr out of the way when Clav comes into 'he Held. ' THE ELECTION- -THE RESULT. The charter election closed yesterday at sun* down in u blue of glory. The great and mag nificent principles of high taxes, dirty streets, bad police, joyous rowdyism, and fifty-four forty, have moat gloriously triumphed over the whigs, Udtivee, anti-renters, and common sense. Dirty streets and higu taxes, are now two of the established principles of tlua mighty metropolis. Let us no longer grumble. The voice of the people is the law of (rod. Let us rejoice and be glad that we are permitted to pay high taxes, and allowed to walk in dirty streets. These are some of the fruits of party ism. One other result has taken place, the poo( disconsolate " natives" came out third best, just a "leeile" ahead ot the anti-renters, or the Washington-Dixon men. Alas! alas! The following are the results, us far aa known laat evening NEW YORK CITY ELECTION. Mayoralty Ticket. PrH'-o. 184) Srsino. ISM. Lie in. H'hig. tfativa. I Din. H Kit- Nat'v. \ Rtf ? ? ? ? S 2 ? if S3 a. 3 ^ ?t S. s * ? ? f 2 : !- 1 160 473 475 #71 711 57 5 I? .'31 2#3 517 583 500 115 IS S - 716 511 823 547 126? W 14 4- 1 655 261 631 1627 ?4i3 P>6 13 5- l.'M 463 #73 1'41 1024 353 41 6- 1.551 3X5 364 1361 391 10 7 31 7-1811 475 1.3# I 1(01 1155 411 IS 3- 3.109 7 IS 1 603 1714 1401 741 4S S ? 1 #80 67# 1,745 1659 13'0 ?M 39 10- 1 805 364 1.249 1331 841 597 ?7 11- 1,701 319 1,181 15?s 395 1IH 31 ?3 ? 679 74 439 631 338 385 ? I 13- 1.463 337 l.rn 1195 435 647 54 : '(- 1 520 3'JJ 761 15TI 873 341 53 15? 788 557 1,238 530 1470 319 16 It? 2 131 536 1,463 1405 793 565 87 17? 1,761 391 1,481 1679 9(0 801 21 18? Now Ward. 1010 509 344 9 Total 24 307 7,032 17,485 22,'28 15,051 8til ?4 17 4 85 15,051 6 822 Dam. plurality. 7 075 Dam plurality. 6,831 Detnomtir increase 253 BiMtierius rote 38. Mickle'a majority orerT.yl 'r... 7,075 I Ditto do Coxx-ns 13,918 Taylor and Coxreot over Mickla 1,133 Candidates Elected. WMg$ in frolic*?Nulivet in Small Capi. ma tor ANDREW H. MICKLE. ALU. HOUSE COMMISSIONER. M09E9 O. LEONARD. ALDERMEN AND AffllTAItT). IVardt. Jlldrrmm. Jl$iiitant$. 1. . .John S Gilbert, Henry H Byrne, 3. . .James C. Stoneall, John L. Brown, 3. . . Kgbirt W.nim, Thumat McElrath, 4. . .George H. Purser, - Dennis Mullins, 3. . .Emanuel B. Hsit, William Radford, ? .John froote. Thome* Giimnrtio, 7. , .Battlett Smith, T. M. Dougherty, fl. . .R. T. Compton, Arch. McClay, Jr., 9. . .Theodorut Van Tine, Iraac B Smith, 10. , .Bernard J. Menerole, Neil Orar, 11. . . Leonard L. Johnson, lawn S Don. 12... DavidS Jurkaon, Thomas Spofford, 13. . .Nathan Roberta, Stephen H Eeakf, 14. . .Thomas B Tappen, Fd?in Nichols, 15. , . IF V. Brady, Jam't D. Olivi:', It). , .Livingston Livingiton, Charles Webb, 17. ,. Democrat, Democrat, IS.. , William A. Walker, M. S. W. Jackson. Recapitulation. i Democratic Aldermen.. 16 Whig and Native ? " Assistants.. 16 Whig and Native > Total SO 6 ? Democratic Majority 24 on joint ballot Incident*, dc., at the Polls, The election passed off with but little apparent excitement. In the fourth and sixth wards there were small rows, occasioned by the clashing of the friends of the different candidates for aldermen there. The damage caused by these rows consist ed principally of a few hats knocked into "cocked hats," and a number of torn coats. A row, however, took place in the Fourth Ward about one o'clock, in which a man was knocked down and considera bly injured upon the head. A few officers were de spatched from the police office who quickly quelled the disturbance, and all went on peaceably after wards . In the two wards of which we have spoken there I were two different democratic candidates for Alder- | men and Assistants. One ticket being nominated j by the Tammany or old hunker party, and the other by the young and independent democrats of those wards. It was very amusing to witness the manner in which the friends of these opposing candidates plead for them. " Here " soys a ticket distributor in the Sixth Ward?"Here's the poor mao's ticket, Fosle and Gilmartin." " Here," says another, "is the poor man's ticket, Vultee and Dunn." " No monopoly, no bank, and no Nativ ism," Bays Foote'a man. " No monopoly, no banks, and no Nattvism," says Vultee's. " Plenty of 'pra ties ' and work to all," says one. The same says the other, and between the two it appeared to us very difficult to tell which in reality was the ticket. The polls ol the first district of the Second ward were surrounded during the day with challengers from the Custom House, and every respectable look ing voter was mad* to swear in his vote. How does this agree with the standing rnles of the Cus tom House, that no officer of the government shall interfere or meddle with elections in any way 1 Old and well-known residents were peremptorily chal lenged and compelled to swear their vote straight through or abandon the privilege of voting, while others known to ba non-residents by these chal lengers, were permitted to vote without any opposi tion. It is said that the nativo American ticket of the 12ih ward did not receive the united strength of (he party, in consequence of some of the leaders, in getting up the ticket, rendering themselves some what obnoxious to the party. Iu most of the wards the gatherings around the doors were small, most people voting and going im mediately away. On the whole it was probably ons of the most quiet and orderly elections we have ever had in New York. The democratic candidate for Alms House Com missioner run ahead ot Mickle in some wards and behind him in others. Two natives, and two only, are elected. The na tives polled a much lees vote yesterday than they did last spring?9,000 leas. Tux Army or Occupation.?Our Washington correspondent mad > some curions statements, rela tive to the army ol occupation, and the conduct of Gen. Taylor, in pursuing a course of measures that were dictated by religious prejudice. A gentleman who is now in this city, an officer in the army of occupation, and who has recently been in Texas, has addressed us the following note : New Yoke. April 14, 1840. Ms. Editor?Hiving but recently lett the onny of occupation, in Texai, my attention wu called to the letter of your Washington correspondent, published in the Hrra i of thii morning, wherein t copious " extract of ? letter from a portion of the troopi," and which f* published in a New Orleans Catholic paper. La Pmpt gatrur CuK-'liqur, i? given, end the qneitlon a iked me? ran thi* be true ? No.iir, it ii not trae. The sxtract bear* the eviJence of falsehood upon it* vary far*, and my greateit aitoniihment ii, that your vary intelligant correipondent ihould have attempted to meke a moun tain of eo imall a molt hill Please publish this and obligs AN EYE WITNESS. We have, likewise, learned from another source, and are assured that there wna no attempt bn the part of General Taylor to interfere with the reli gious prejudices of the troops under his ?ommard Tne true state of the matter ia this In order to prevent the men from being induced to go to the vil lage, a theatre of a temporary nature was con structed, in which pl^ys were performed. On a certain occasion, a wandering Presbyterian parson solicited permission to preach a sermon in the theatre .for the salvation of souls. The soldiers were invited to attend, but no force was attempted by the commanding g?neffcl or any officer, to in duce .them to go. The person preached a bad sermon. and afterwards left the camp as rich as he reached it, and without accomplishing the salvation of a single soul. These are ail the facts in the rase, which gave rt?e to the statement in the New Orleans pape r. . Pur* Waiir in Boston ?The majority for purs wttsr ia Boston, at the polls on Monday, was 4MB, Bwhly City BInUm. The whigs have carried the mayoralty ticket in Brooklyn, and probably tied the democrat* in the Common Council. The election was carried on moat peaceably, law and orderprevailed throughout the day. At even ing the head quarters of the whig party were at the National Hall, but they soon found that the room was not capacious enough for the numbers that were desirous of hearing the returns from the dif ferent wards, and consequently removed to Hall's building. Here, in a short time, the large room was almost crowded to sutfocation, all on tip toe ot eipectation, and received the different returns with the most unbounded applause. The company was addressed by Aid Crisp, in a very temperate ad drees, which did him infinite credit. Shortly after, Mr. F. B. Stryker, the Mayor elect, presented him self, and was received with great applause. In a brief address, he thanked them tor the honor done him, and should eudeavor faithfully to discharge the duties entrusted to him. Some two or three other persons addressed the meeting, in a like manner. The meeting then ad journed, and a procession was formed, headed by a band ot music, and went through the principal streets ot the city, announcing the whig triumph. The returns received were aa follows:? Mayoralty Ticks!. SraiNo, 114'. Prawu, I*;#. litm Whig. I>sm. Whig. Words. Talmags. Halt. Talmaf. Stryker. _ mags i_ UT MS ? m a_ i7r eio 14 ? s_ KB 414 ? 441 3111 487 ? fcO 743 lit 41 ? 5W Ml - 9 SM *30 ? 15 II * No return*. lu? 45 " " t,t?4 1,731 57 1.071 1.731 57 Detn. M?J ... 1.311 Whig MiJ.... 965 For Aldermen, the following were considered aa elected:? Wards ? . WKit- Dma. 1-J. Humphreys, E Corning 3 ? 3-W. Hininan, R P. Vanck ? 3 g -D. A. Borkea, J. C. Smith 3 ? 4-C.C. Fowler, P O. Taylor 3 ? 5-T.J Gerald, J. Stanbury ? 3 (1-A. Mann, Jr., A Stebbine ? 3 7?J. A. Croae. J. W. Cochran 3 ? $?W. Bui bank, P. Bergen ? 3 B?*3. R. Roberta, M. N |.Meeker 1 1* 9 9 This is doubtful?both partial claim hia ai their candidate. The other officers were elected in about the same ratio. The native ticket made a very poor show, indeed. The highest figure reached by the candi date for Mayor was 14 majority in the 7th ward. Wltllamabnrgta Klectlom. The election in thia vicinity was only for town ofHccri,but notwithstanding, politics as usual, waa mixed up in the affair, and three tickets?whig, de mocrat and native, were put in. The following are the parties elected?all on the democratic ticket: t'IRIT DISTRICT. IRC01SD OISTSICT. For Trustees. For Trustsss. Edwtrd ^Godfrey 190 John Hanford 3SS Hubert V. Raymond.. 185 Kuaebiu* Hopkins. . . 375 Levi T. Preicott 333 Jamea W. Stearns. . , 373 THIRD DISTRICT, For Trustsss. David Lindsay, 165; Jai.M. Ay mar, 199 Jas. Roper, 114. . Second Day Elections in Connecticut.?We have received, per Adama & Co.'s express, returns from the elections on Monday in the following towns which failed to elect representatives on their first trial. We. ?/ Reps. Hartford County? D.-m. Whigs. Berlin ? 3 Bloom Geld 1 ? New Haven County? Waterbury . ? 1 Meriden ? 1 Utehfield County? Harwinton ? 3 Plymouth ? 1 Winchester ? 3 New London County? Lisbon 1 gain Middlesex County? Middietown. ? 3 gn 3 II Before elected 97 76 Democratic majority in the Housa, so far.. 13 There are thirty members yet to be heard of, and the democrats must have elected nine of them to secure a majority. There can be little doubt that they have done so, although there is a possibility that the result may be different. SrECK or Wae.? The city was thrown into n state of considerable commotion, by the proceed- , intra ot the Common Council in reference to a com munication that was sent by Secretary Marcy, from Washington, to the Mayor, relative to the defence of this city in case of war. It seems that the administration is waking up at last to the reality, and that they apprehend difficulty to grow out of our relations with England, if not with Mexico. The requirement of the Secretary of War for Castle Garden, is referred to a committee of the Common Council, which will probably make a report at the next meeting, restoring that the original owners. This movement, however, has created a feeling ot excitement throughout the city, and convinced every body that there is something real in the idea of hostilities occurring between us | and England; but while this belief exists, it is coupled with remarks on Secretary Marcy and his military knowledge, or rather his military ignorance, not at all con limeniary to that distinguished functionary, or the position he holds, or may hold in the event I of a war. The idea of demanding Castle Garden, for the defence of this city, is ridiculous, and is called]a real military farce. The only points that can be relied upon for the defence of this city, are Sandy Hook, Staten Island at the Narrows, or Fort Hamilton on Long Island, and these positions are in a state of complete dilapidation, or worse. The only fort among them that is in a fighting condition is that on Long Island. The community here begin to think that our rela tions with England are assuming a serious aspect, ! and that the administration have at last woke up, and are preparing for the worat. The consequence is thnt stocks fell yesterday, and probably they will fall still further this day. If we are to " ave a fight with England, aooner or later, on the Oregon question, it is full time for Secretary Marcy to be mending his breeches, and patching up the holes therein. From Brazil.?We are indebted to Capt. Misson, of the brig Superb, from Rio Janeiro, tor a large number of Rio Janeiro and Rio Grande papers. Our regular files of the Cmercantil and Jomal </? Commtrcio, to a later date, were received on Mon day by the Mszeppa. Capt. M. informs us, verbally, that the Emperor of Brazil was in Peiotas, where he had just arrived from a very popular tour through the Province of Rio Grande, which it was thought would greatly conduce towards keeping that district in its present peaceful and quiet state. He was expected te leave for Rio Janeiro about the 15th of February. Sandwich Islands ?The bark Alliotb, Captain Spring, arrived yesterday from Oahu, whence she sailed on the 20th of November. She brings no im portant news. The U. S frigate Constitution, Capt. Percival, waa at Oahu. last Irom Ivans Bay Batan. The C. sailed on an independent cruise from Hampton Roads on the 17th of April, 1844, touching and remaining at New York 85 days; thence to Rio, and so on to China and Honolula, where the arrived on the lfith of November, 1845; having visited daring that time twenty-three ports; railed 32,254 miles in 818 days and 18 hours, and remtUMd 262 days in the varioos ports. Avalanche at Troy.?Another elide of earth took placo at Troy, on Saturday last pear the nail facto ry, In tho lowsr part of that city. Two men and ? span of hories ware instantly k.'lieJ A barn on tbs farm ot Henry and Isaac Hineklo, n#?r Columbia, Pa., waa consumed by Bra on Sunday last. Thirteen oows, (our horses, end throe caleea perished in Uie flames; and a quantity ot har, a thrashing machine, ho'rae gears, and a lot of {arming implements warn con ftUMoT , PftOBABLK SuSPSitBlOM OS SfECiB PAYMENTS ? According to nil appearances it seems to be highly probable that the bunks here, and throughout the country, will suspend specie payment in a short time, probably before or after the middle of sum m-r. It is well known that the Wall street journals live and exist in the confidence of the backs in that street, and that the seniiments which they put forth, and the purposes which they reveal, come from the bank parlors of the various institutions in thst quarter. Since the sub treusury bill passed the House of Representatives by a large vote, making it incumbent on the government to collect all ita dues. and customs in gold and Bilver, there haa been a considerable eflervescence, and a great amount of feeling among the banking institutions; and this has escaped by the usual aafety valve, by their organs in Wall street, and throughout the country. By the same journals, it is now said, thru the eub-treasury bill will pass the Senate, iu the same shape in which it pasaed the House. If this be correct?and tbe banks and newspapers would not promulgate such facts, if they were uot true?we may expect, in the course of tbe summer, as a mat ter of necessity, the gradual and final suspension of specie jwyment by the banks in New York, and throughout the country. The operation by which this new condition of financial affairs may be brought about is very appa rent. An apprehension will prevail among ihe banking institutions and the depositor? that the government, as soon as the law pass the Se nate, will carry that law into immediate effect, by demanding all bank deposits, dues and customs, to be paid in gold and silvsr Ths friends of 'he banks will, therefore, take time by the forelock, and in the . same ratio as this demand will increase, the banks will diminish their specie. In this state of things, the government itself will naturally take alarm ; and so there will be a general rush lor specie, by the government, the private depositors, and the bil| holders. Now, it is well known that a concurrence in such a rush, by the three interests we refer to, would produce a suspenaion in half a day. It is very true that the banks all profess to pay specie on demand to all depositors and bill holders; but it is well known that this has not any truth in practice ; in fact, the whole theory of payment en demand is a sort of scientific lie, wbich is not believed by any : of those who have a practical experience among those various interests. Believing, therefore, from all these high sources of information, and the ideas put forth leading us to anticipate a suspension among the banks, it is lull time for the community to take the matter in hand, j and reflect what to do in anticipation of such a crisis. In quiet and peaceable times, when great confidence exists between man and man, banks have no trouble; great profits enable them to raise money, and a variety of circumstances tend to give ! them the appearance of prosperity. In war or revolutionary times, they are, comparatively, a broken reed?utterly worthless, and lead people into error and confusion. Since tbe great revulsion of 1887, banking in this country has never attained the same power?since that run upon the banks, it necessarily had its efleet upon the great commercial interests, and a majority are trading ; upon their own capital; in fact, the best interests in j the country have separated themselves from the banks during the last few years, and nothing bat this arti ficial security in relation to capital has sustained this system of stock-jobbing during the last few years. It is probable they are approaching the crisis now anticipated by the Wall street journals and the banks. It will be first brought abont by the action of the sub-treasury bill, which, when carried out, will drive all the banking institutions out oi existence. The great and solid interests oi the country are beyond their reach, and care nothing about their fall. The Literary War?Battle of Austerlitz Expected ?We understand that Mr Lester intends to come out in a day or two upon the affair of Pow ers, the artist, and vindicate the truth of his state ments and the propriety of his conduct, against the ?eeeette tirade epo* hint br Park Benjamin, of Balti more. We have been assured by his friends, that he is able to make his case good, and to establish th? truth and veracity of his statements in relation to Mr. Powers, and so throw back the falsehoods which have been fulminated against him by Park Benjamin. What may be the nature of his answer* we by no means know; but to rebut the evidence of Mr. Powers, he must be strong indeed, and some thing similar in character, or authenticated by ver sions of Mr. Powers' conversations, or by letters from him to Lester, explaining the whole. As it is, Mr. Lester is in an awkward dilemma, and cer* tainly is called upon to establish his reputation for truth and veracity in an effective way. We wail with some impatience to see how this amusing squabble is going to terminate, and who is going to be the Napoleon of this literary campaign. We should not be surprised to see Park Benjamin come out third or fourth best. Singular Petition ?We have seen the original of the following singular petition T? tkr Honorable Delegalte in Convention anenbled for 111 jnupoir of miniiiAi tbe Cnnttitutinn of (At Slate : ? We, tbe undersigned, colored male citneue of tbe city and county of New York, do noil respectfully pray {our honorable to amend art. 3, sec 1, revised late Constitution, ny which a property qualification is required of colored males, in order lor?thea to exer cite the elective franchise ; alto in all otber particulars, so that they may hereafter exercise tbe right, upon the aame terms and condition# as other male citizen# of the State. HORACE DRESSER. GEORGE HUD80N. IS Wooster street ALEXR GIBBS, 3J Vetey street. We had always supposed that these gentlemen were white men and Christians of ths pure Anglo Saxon race?but, ot course, they know best. This is a specimen of the way in which people sign peti tions without reading them. Movements of Travellers* There vat quite an accession of commsrcial and other travellers yssterJay, registered at the principal hotels. At the? Amxxica* ? Meesrs. Appleton and Cabott, Boston ; L. 8 Briest, Philadelphia ; George P. Crap. Pbiiadalpbia ; W. Davie N. Jersey ; George Filcomb, Kennebeck; A. Bridges, Cambtidge; Jimss Hutchison, Mo tresl ; David Osgood, Boston; E. M Armstrong. Newburgh; Major Ripley, IT 8 A ; Mesara. Vickers aud Forte scue, Philadel pnia; H. 8. Newcomb, C.8 N ; George Crap, Phila. Aarea.? C Haven. St. Louis, Wilson, Mark and Tap Sard, New Orleene; C. Brown, N J.; W. Hart, Troy; W. Lobinson.8. Whoaton. Providence; H. 8. Banker. Rio Orande, Brazil; R. Livingston, Poughkeepaie; C. rush ing, W. Delano, Boeton; B. Cadue, Baltimore; E Baker, Boston ; J. Plumb, Albany ; Oregor, Daweer, Reed, Wade, Whitney, Tibbite, Lyman and Tony, B iston; Carter. Bliesend Kelt, Manchester, England; J. Wilcox, New Heven; Stokes, Noyas and Anderson. Philadelphia; C. Sexton, Ohio; M. Hath burn, Albany; P. Colline, Mas ?achusatts. Citt.-S Parmentar, Oswego; J Evans, Philadelphia; Benjamin Harrison. Baltio or*; T. Harvey, N. Orleans ; John Tardy, Washington, cit"; M Tisdale, Boston; Jos Hoy, We?t Troy ; Goorga Wait, Albany ; N. Smith, Cleveland; J Bounders, Albany ;C Rohy, Toledo, Onio; C. B. Strschen, D Dove, H. Patterson, Vermont; J. Hcott, Bennington; Com. Kearney, U.S N ; J. Orne, Pnilsdel pbie;J Saunders, J. C. Christie, do.;M. 8. Johns, do; Issso Cook, Boston FesoaLiv.?A. F John, NJ; Joseph Tiffany, Beltl more; Rohart Truck, Binghampton: J R. Thompson, St. Louis; L A Bsrdwell, Albany; H F. Rice. Montreal ? J, Shear, Albsny ; Thomas Foster, Uica ; George Burdin, Genesee county ; W. Cushmsn, Rochester; D. C Ban croft. Michigan : It. McMichael. Albany; George War ner, Michigan; Fey and Lindsley, Rochalle; J. Murpby, Csnsds; J. 8 Drannan, Ohio. Howsan ?Andrew Applesbeina, Philadelphia; W. Vi per, ltobert Draper, Philadelphia; M. Denison, Balti more; M. Novess, Vermont; 8 Event. Boston; Smith, Dockery and Balch, Providence: 8. R. Roe. Milton ; J Hods n. Delaware; 8 Howard. Burlington. Vermont; E. Adams, London, Canada West; Jesse How, Virginia; J. Whitlog. Uiiea : W. Speucer, Lsneseter, Pa ; J Sidney Jones. Philadelphia ; George Bocbins, do., George Dun bar, N.O ; .Moses, Kimball, Boston; J. Walker, Indian* City Intelligence* Tna Ball Orxwan-On referring to our advertising columns, it will bo sees that the Bret trot of the season comes off to day, on the Centreville courre, commencing at 3^ P.M. Lsdixs' Fata ?Tha ladles of the rrotestent Episcopal Church of the Maasiah, ore now holding a fair at Phcsnix Hall. No. Ml Broadway. It is techerebk and manu at tention. Fiar?A Are was discovered in the bakery kept by a German at No II, Forsyth at, betwoen four aud five o'clock yesterday afternoon. Considerable damage was dene to tho flour by fire an! water,?and the poor ba ker was severely burnt on t e face and haad while en deavoring to OEtinguish the flimee A man named Bernard Fitzpatrick, a member of tbe flt. Nicholas Total Abstinence Society, in Boston, has lately absqnotulated with fitj 40 entrusted to bits to purchase badass, ha., for It. patriok's day Somnambulism, do Thtatleal and | rui T?*stsi?We wsrs |M to im i large lad ?rowded hooM Uat night at tfcp Pat k, on tbo occasion of : tha bane tit of Miu M.ry Ann Leo, tbo accomplished, modest, and beautiful American deesrust. Wo uj '?glad," because it U a pleasure to every well otganitcd mind, to see talent aud art attain,at leaatin lome Jegree, that which is the object of ita painful toil and libera The ar'iita at our public theatre*, labor hard to please and gratuy the public, they are in general respectable , and honorable members of society, as ristuous aud ben evolent to thair tallow creatines (otten much mora ac.) i than those who make tba outward profession! end | afcow of what ia seldom little more ttun falae heaitod pretence and ur.f*aling austerity. At all events as laboiious serrants of the public they deserve ! to bo austaioed and encouraged, and it is a sure mark of good taste and good feeling when those who have the means exercise liberality towards this polished cluss of artuts. Such and similar deads of liberality and kind ness to our fellow man. is one of tha bast uaes wbick can be made of the gifts of affluence and fortune. The "Cricket of the Hearth,"the first piece performed last j night, is a play full of sentiment and feeling, embodying the mind aud genius of Dickens and < rabb Mr Fisher, always close to nature, and a faithful ronraseutative of ; iha leeling, tha folly, tha eccentricity, the roughness, the smoothneai, and all the ront e l ctiot.s of the strength and weakness, the wis 'om and folly of human nature, is periectly at home in the char cter of Mr. Tec kl-tuu. Mr. Base, as Caleb Hummer, though it is some wnat out of his usual line, being a chsrso er purely sen timental and even melancholy.and not a smile belonging to it, plays the part admirably, and with genuine unaf fected lacliog. Miss Crocker, as Bertha, w ins all hearts by the tenderness and gentle patience which she pour trayaso well and so touchingly, though we carnal but feel an involuntary shock every time we witn-ss the mimic assumption of so dreadful a calamity as that of hbnonese. especially by one who baa such fins eyes. Wi wish the druma'ist could bar* managed thii part wohout following Dickens so closeiy. Any how.ahmld | the cynic murmur and find fault, wa would have him to | know that what he reads aod pictures to his mind ia the n vsl, over which be gloss in his hut tha ' as ni >hiog a? what is eoi.e'ed on the stage. Rvery no vel reader ii,therefore, a theatrical man and a play goer, only his theatre is a vision of the mind, and bis ohaiao ters are dreased up and kis scenes (tainted in tne ; imagination, which (if there is any had) is much eons than the reality exhibited on the stage, for imagination always outdoes reality, whether it be in good or in evil I The sour tseed among the community, wba pass all their time iu rtvilng their fellow creatures, ar d in abusing poor actors, may perhaps be indignant at finding out that io the oovels which they so greedily devour, they are at ! a theatre, aod are witnessing mmtaiihrr ectora aod ac tresses, and scenes and scenerv, and imaginary repre sentations ! It is true, nevertheless, and it ia a tact in disputabls, the auatere deciders of the stige are them selves the greatest actors, and the most zealous of play goers?In spirit, if not in boilv, and with the mind's eye, lffnot with tho material orb. We say this not in suppoitof ' the ? lege, but in the exposure of the hypocrisy of those whe assume to be ita anemias. Miss Lao enacted Giselle with a beauty, charm, elegance and grace not to be de scribed, and we will not attempt it. We refer to the billa for a great entertainment this evening. Bewcav Thcatsk. ? It is astonishing what crowds are drown every night to the above theatre, an lions to wit ness the gorgeous scenery, magnificent spectacles, and energetic acting, spread lavishly before them on the ex tensive arena of tha grand stage of this theatre. It ia itself a spectacle and a most amusing sight to band over from the boxes and look down upon the living maaaea i in the pit below, or up to the waves of life above!? The moment the curtain fails, that instant the pit, hashed itili as death before, ia in commotion, like a I storm on the ocean alter a dead calm, when the waves ; which, but a few moments before, were smooth as glass, ' now toss and foam, aod rise up angrily, rolling mountain ovar mountain. Then again, when the b*ll lings and the curtain rises, it is amusing to witness the sudden and | iurtanteneous transition from rough to smooth, and how Sreedilv the crowd hang upon the plaintive moaning* of Irs. Phillips, the strong sgita'ions of Mr. Davenport, or the htroic tone and magnificent demonstrations of J R. Scott. " Lafitte," and the " Carpenter ef Rouen," which were perfoimed last night, are eminently calculated, by their powerful and thrilling interest, to excite the feel ing! and enchain the audience, e* we have described it. The nightly crowds which gather to witness theae pieces, ere proofs of tho power, interest and popularity which belongs to them. Added to this, the energy, skill and talent ot the company are to well displayed, Joined to the amazing spirit and noble enterprise of the mana i i ger, that tucceaa of the moat brilliant kind eannot fail to ; . follow, m it ought and does, auch tCorta and such mart torious exertions. These beautiful dramas will bars- i paated this evening. New Greenwich Theatre.? Three lively and apt rited pieces were performed lest night at this popular and fashionable place of public amassment. It eppears to ui that Messrs. Myers and Tomliason, as well as Mr. j ?rattan, the stage manager, evince good sense and great judgment in this selection of light pieces. We hope j their labors and skill will be crowned with (he success j they so eminently deserve. It would be, indeed, a cry- I iug shame ii the vast population of the upper part of the I cny had neither spirit, liberality, nor meaus enough to support this theatre, with the immense number of iodi victuals connected with it, who ali depend upon the pub lic spirit, good taste mid liberality of the upper-town ci tizens, aud on their patronage aud support. Tnc com pa- j i y here is not only uuiueious, but singularly talented. Seldom has so large a company been collected together with so few to find fait it with, and with so many of such talent and merit in their profession. To convince tnv one of the peifeet justice of these obser rations, it would have been necessary to witness last night Mr. (Rattan as : Bromley, in the feice of " Simpson Us Co ''?Miss Julie Drake as Mary in the " Dumb Bell," and again in the ' " Arful Dedgsr j" or the two Chapmans in the same pieces. H was a rich treat of amusement, humor, wit i end entertainment. Miss Julia Drake improves more i and more on acquaintance, and though not vaunted or i lauded as a singer, she possesses a voice so sweat, yet ; so strong?so harmonious and so well disciplined, that if j that was all she depended upon, the would be, indeed, a most fascinating artist. Such a company cannot fail . to draw, and the loll houses which nightly resort hither 1 thus far, are proof of the judicious taste and feeling of : the upper town public. Herr ( line, said to be the best Serformer in the world in his line, has en engagement 1 ere, end will app< ar nightly lor some time. Bowser Amphitheater.?We visited thiiaircue last night for the first time, attracted by the fame of tho per' j fci.nt.s, and the favorable reports oftha wonderful feat* exhibited. We were both delighted and astonished Tht crowd was so dense, that a place to see could with ! difficulty be obtained. It is, without fear of contradio- , tion, the beat circus we have ever ?een or entered. We j ?aw the surprising ponies esecuta their dance and per- j form with super-bestial skill ; we saw that beautiiul ' rider, Martin Hernandez ; we saw the astonishing meta morphoses of Mr. Mosely ; we saw the performrncea of { | the Sands iamity ; and we came away delighted, aato- ; 1 nished, wondei-itruek.with all we had aeen. Ma. Brovcham'i Eihiiition, and Delineations or ; laisH Characteb ?There is something so original, so keen, and what may be called " smart," in the get.via* j Milesian character, that an able eiponent and delineator of tbia charac'er will be aure of meeting with enoourege ment and aucceaa in a community oura, woicu, while It haa a strong infusion of Irish blood in its veins and of Irish sentiment in ita heart,?haa ever been an admirer of all that is good in Milasia, and a sympathiser ! with ell the wrongs and suffitrioga of that noble people. The aplendid succesa which the late Mr. Powers obtain ed in this department is still freah in the minds of the public. We now hail the advent of Mr. Brougham among us a*, if possible, a worthy successor of that gen tleman whoaeiinysterioua fata and nncertain and excited, In common with bia lellow sutfeiers.the commiseration and sympathy of the public Should Mr. Brougham ra himself tv T prove himself tv be worthy of being considered the legi | 11mate aucceasor of that talented delineator, there is a large for une to be picked up by him iu tbia country by tha eseroiaeiof his extraordinary talents; end we believe , from the .specimen which ha gave last night of hie pow era. tha above character may he without much difficulty or scruple awarded to Mm. Mr. Brougham* exhibition classified and described as a literary leotura and entertainment. lie gives a lively narrative of soanae, positions, and convaraations, illustrative of Iriah l manners and peculiarities. These be rale ea with a rich Irish brogue, and in language chaste and elegant, sparkling at every instant with that lively wit and naive humour so exclusively appertaining to the genuine Milesian. Such exhibitions as these have al t ways been popular and attractive among ua. and wa are inclined to believe that Mr. Brougham in this aperies of i entertainment will not (all very far abort oi the highest i expectations ol the public, or the severest exactions of 1 the critic. We must, however, see and hear him again 1 to be able mare fully to make up our minds and judg ment on the matter. The Orpheans gave a concert in Ilichmond on the 8J> inat. ! Mr. Marble took his benefit in Albany on Monday eve ning. Slgna of the Fatnre. Mr. Editor?Did you ever in your rambles through this b-*utilul city, pars through Pearl atreeil Imrenthat part between Broadway and 1 'hatha (1)1 it you did not you ought to give ua a call. We can show the up town people some ol toe pret tiest epccuncBB ofcoffinethey ever beheld?there is 1 one ol those articles lor exhibition just now, ra ! ther intruding upon the sidewalk to he aur??-tilt it 1 ia worth seeing >. There are all the cert mee ts, loo. j If one should trip over and break his cranium re lief te at hand. Speaking seriously, though, the efforts ol our undertakers are deserving of all praise; still you do not seem to say one word about them ; stranger, still, I cannot find a paper, monih | ly, weekly, or daily, that is disposed to award due praise to this class of our popalation, because you rauat agree with man of ua, how highly important it ia. that at every little walk we take, be it t > a hap py wedding, or otherwise, we should stumble over our !ast shroud. Please insert, and oblige yours, A Subscribe*. LiorsLATiri Summary.?In the Senate, the en tire morning session was occupied in discussing the bdl relative to the Oneida Lake Improvement, in committee The bill-was reported to the Senate. Tne question of agreeing to the report of tho oommlttot. on motion of Mr J B Smith, was laid on tho tabto?- IE to S. The Hudson IUvar Railroad bill was mads tho ipoeial order for to morrow at 1(1. Adj. In the Assembly, tho bill to authorise the conitrr. -t.on of ? tail road from Beckett's Harbor to Satatog* springs, was repotted. Mr. (,co. 1 y' n?du:.a . ill to repoet tho salt ??;!. and to re > the duty to one cont. Tho militia, pros Hi-n; ior a reduction aud in form in tho system, was countered, but no question taken Tuo lion law for the county of Richmond, waa nailed- alas tha bill to puniah aeductioo and adultery? area fli, nooa 91 -and the He oat a oill, to pay certain ox nauaee incurred by Delaware county, under the act to ?Mores DM l?w ewd preserve erdar*-UWsny Urgua, eferMW* Kn rt fashionable Had for tka Hlatej spring, are tw yjlTb teareetioa m4 sale, at IN rWhSP street. between William aaa Na-saa strveu. TKom. whTeif not iba Totalis* of fashion. bat who via* to lock a?ila>B> try waarrnc a Hi which aoit becoming to (bam. caahsvr iheir he's immdr to orflmr, at a Trry than t notice, bjr calliax as abort. Upring $tyl? of Boyi Hti now r**tdy. To IhoM whs study K.onomjr, combined wi-h #Vg ince, eoueesieaet au<l stilly, the sab<cnb*i> offer 'bait P..r able Sharing ami Disaaiog C<aai, at ihr tno.t tool flats of the kind rear oil' tad *o Die pablia 'J'l eyi>oa-ats all Uoainti of tha imports* articl', wito lliaa- superior ailrsota 9**T'bring ahaaper, m ra compact, aid ib? art c't. a cura nad lu tham wtrrai leu to pa-form tbrir datira; audlast, ihoaashUot l*"a?t. each bei.g furnished with the anbacribara' celebrated Metallic Tablet G. 8AU.NnK.RS It SON. 177 Broadway, a few doors ab?.e> Ceurtland street. Apoplexy?Tbla Dreadful Complaint It ge nerally preceded by pain in the heed, giddiness, eaieeially on turnlig auudvuly round, dimness of ai.hi. stupor, loas uf at moiy. and other laupluu-uic tympt-ma, which indicate a load ed and rnrrupt s'ata of the blood Wright a radian Vecrtabla Pi lis era a direct purifier of tie LloaJ, and are therefore, a certain preventive of apoplviy, becauae t*<ey expel from the body thias stwusat aud corrupt humors which are the c u-e of every me'ady incmear. tosnan. W.ight's Indian Vrreteble Pills also aid ted improve diget tion, ea well at purify 'he t lood. and, the afore, not un>r drive ci e se 01? every uaine f om the body, but are one of the rieett if not the vt ry boat medic una iu lha wor d fur the care of colic, dytvniery, cliolvra morbus, and other diseases of the intes tinal Cactio* ?It ahonld be remrmb-red that a man, by the name of Samuel Reed whoevtla medieine pa>p t'tiue to be le di-a Pule, iu Gay timet, two do rt tail of via kctst'eel. Bal timore, it not an ageut of mine, cei'lirr can I gnaranty at genu ine any that he has fir sale. The siily security aaeiuet imposition is, to porehe?e fr m no Se soq un'ess he c u a-ow a ce tiflc iteof Ageaay or at be Of ce and (Janer J Deput, No. *6* Uiamwich St., *rv York. WILLIAM WRIGHT. Auvlgatlon of the Ohio Hivaar. l'laest- Vine. Hate of timer. Cincinnati, April t 10 feet. Wheeling, March 19 IS feet, falling. Pittsburgh, April S 7 leet, falling. Louisville, April 7. . 11 feet 8 incbt. i i hi i -saga?a MOVHY MtRKIT. Tuesday, April 14-8 P.m. Stock* are heavy to-day, with a downward tendency to prices. Long It land fell of If per seat; Harlem, 9; Reading railroad, ? ; Norwich and Woraastar, If; Mof ria Canal.f; Pennsylvania *?a, If; Canton, If. Ohio 0'< cloavd Arm at yesterday'* prices. The receipts of (ha Western Railroad Company fo the first quarter this year, compared with that for tk corresponding period last year, show aa increase equal to tbiut twenty Avo per rent WetTsai* Ran. U?aa, Maassciscsbtts. Jan ] to March I', US). 1110. Inertaee. Passengers gao.SJi t| $74.?? 77 $ 14.411 7* 79 Oil 71 M.7KM 26 6<3 Ml Other toorcea 4,67.133 UMN Stilt $114,479 OS $111 U7 S> $37,OW 01 The increase has been about tha same per cant in aa. h department. At this rata of inareasa tha inoraaia this yaar over the grose receipts of last,will amount to abont one and a half par aent. A dividend of five per cent was mad# from the not earnings last year, and tha prospect at present is favorable for a six par cent dividend this year, at least. To realisa a nat income sufficient to do thle, tha ^increase must continue for tha remainiag nine months, in the same rata it ha* bean so far. Wa notice aa announcement that tha cheap trains will bs run be tween Beaton and Albany, through in eight hours, leav ing each and at night, far* three dollar*. Thi* may draw a little from the rtver traval.bat it will improve the finances of the railroad company mora than it will irjure the steamboat companies en tha river. It la stated that the enlargement of tha Schuylkill Ca * il is progressing rapidly, and that in ana mouth from thia the lower section will ba navigable far tha present canal boat* aa far as Fhenixville Tha company have pat their own forces on the line, and In several instaaaaa have taken entire possession of those contracts whiah war* delayed for waat of snflcient energy on the part of tio aontraotors. Aa tha work is completed below, tha hands-will ba continued up tho Una, aad the foraaa thus doubled on tha upper sections, it is anticipated that the whole line will b* ready for navigation by tbo latter aad of Jana or the first of July, and that nearly or quit* two hundred boats of t$e largest class will ba ready ior the navigation of tho canal by the time it is completed. Tha competition between thia canal and tha Reading Railroad, is likely to bo carried on more axtansiv* y than ever, but the facilities, he., of the rail read for transporting coal to tho seaboard are a* great and their advantages so numerous, that wa have great doubts of the policy of the enlargement of tha canal, at tha im mense cost incurred. Tha railroad company hav* so many facilities for tho aonatruction and extension of lateral road*, reaching all tha mines within miles of tl * main track, that they can command tha carrying fcmi sail of the whole Bchny Ikill region; first, bscans* they can transport coal ao much more expediiieusly, and se condly, because they can transport it more economical ly. Railroads, in this country, are destined to super sad* canals?(here is nn comparison between the two modes, of transportation, for even the moat bulky artloW R lias already been prdtty well tested in this canntry (aad It has long been tattled in England) that for carrying on the coal business, railroad* are in every respect superior to canala. The coal sections of Pennsylvania and Mary land will, before tha laps* of many years, ba completely intersected with railroads. Tha consumption of aoel in thia country is increasing so rapidly that it rvquires tha moat expeditious way of getting it t* markst, to supply tha demand. Had it not baoa for tho immense supplies brought to market by the Reading road, last year, u(p hav* no doubt coal la this city would hav* boon at least fifty par cont higher than it was, through the season. Wa annex a table showing tha exports from this eoun try to Brasil, and tha exports from Bras 11* rho United States, for two years. It givaa an insight into lb* impor tance and value of thia trsdo, showing artiat art des of tie manufacture and growth of the United States eve consumed in that country, and what pra due*, he , of Brazil era consumed in the United ftatos:? CeKMcaca asTwtan thi United Stat** **d Bsasil. iMruSTS INTO I . VTA cs raoM Baa! il Mine manlhe, n i- Year ending tng June is. <113. Jane N, IU >. Corpse IM ? Spec 41 I'd Its* Coffee 1,392.MO 4,4*1,1*9 Hars.. I,** ? ? Hides aad 8k as *17 *13 ? Wool ?.<?? Ifi.Mt Wmea I.H1 Ml C'.cov 41.4*4 r.tta S.fas M.447 191,(44 Articles not snnmarvd 174,(74 1 *11.tat Vela* $1.047,*40 $i,M?,MS Etvobts rasas thi Unit id S atbs t* Bsasiu Mine mantke. end- Year ending _. , tag June M, 1*4*. June It, l?-0. ?eh... $1,147 11,111 Naval "tors* 4,400 I *74 t-ork, ham, lard, Ra M.447 to III F attar aad eheeae (JM l.oae ! floor *17.211 LfiMJIfi O- in, potatoes, apple*, Ra... t OM *?? Ric* 4.M4 0,1*7 I Tobseco 0.67* T?? 1 Furniture, carriage*, Re It,103 fi4 *17 Leather, annea, Re 176* 9,4*0 Tallow candle*, end an p.... 11,100 00.IM ina g ft tobaeeo manafactarad, I0.M7 0 040 Cables and cordage 0 957 0,001 Naila 1.101 M>1 M-lasaa* 1.M7 ? Maonf'a of cottoa 004 100 NI.Mfi Oil and tnrpontiaa 1,724 1.74 toad 4 574 607 Iron, maaof atnrad 1,777 iJR Gaapowder and drng*........ 3,9*7 7.017 Wearing apparel, Rc 7J90 ? Vaia* $1.44AM4 $1.410, *7 It will bo obaarvad that two thirds of tha aggregate value of importationi latotha United S'etae from Brasil, was in the single article ccffoe, end that about ana-half | of the raloe of merchandise esported from tho Uoitad i States to Brasil, was in agricultural product*, and about I one-third in cottoa manufacture*. Tb* ostent of onr trade with Bratll is not generally ! known, nor its vaiao appreciated a* it ought to b*. The total vain* of exports from tb* United States ta Braaii | for four years, has b?en aa annexed ! Valvs ev Kxpobti to Baitrr.. 1141 1*4* l*i*. till ! Dom?atit aipnru..$1.941 .Ml $1724 471 $1, M.'fi4 $*.411,367 lorciga txporta... 474,7*1 *'4 911 223.7(4 lJl.1**, $1 417 271 $(,(*1,411 $I,'91,*M 1,8*7 94*, A very large per cent of the exports was oompaeed oft domestic prodtfcti. The carrying trade is also almost1 exclusively confined to Amarloan bottom*. Of tho ox-, port* in ltd, $1 7JJ 474 were transported in American bottom*, and only $66 61* in foreign vessels. In ISM, $-2,1)9 SI 4 of the domestic export* to Brssii ware shipped, in American vassals, and $44,94$ in foreign vessels. Of-1 the foreign experts $491,744 war* shipped ia Amtric?| vessels, and only 9,909 in foreign roseola. Onr imparts1 from Brasil com* principally in American bottom*. In, 1914 our imports were valued at $9994,599,'af which1 $5 904,044 war* brought ia American vessels. The imp ortetion of manufactured good* into Rio Ja [ neiro in 1944, wa* much larger than it otherwise would* have bean, from a desire cf anticipating tha increased; duties levied on tho 11th of November of that year, and^ for tho same roeaon a diminution of Import wa* leaked far in 1949. Contrary, how* ver, to thia expectation, tkaj quantity of manufactured goods, of all ? ascriptions, red oeived in 1444. fer exceeded tha lmpor:ation of any pr*| vroui year?1941 excepted. 1 W# annex a table showing lb* imports of cotton mane ufacturee into Rio Janeiro for six year*, distinguishing* the country from whence thay were race'ved: ? Imvobts or MANvvAcrvato ? ottos int# Rio Janbibovom Mix Years , Vackegee- ...." mitrtfeorn 1644. 1?U. last 1*19. 1944. '*44., OrVAt Br t-10. *0 67* *1.9 I ||.*49 14 444 19 MJ ? IJoi rd ftutss Kranc* Haas* Towaa.

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