Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 28, 1846, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 28, 1846 Page 2
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NEW YORK HERALD. | vew Work, Sun.lay, June '48, 1*40. Our Relation* wltli Mexico?Settlement of Our DIAlcultleit?Will the War Continue > The iwtelligenue lately received from Mexico, appears to he of a very contradictory character. On one day we lenrn that General Paredes has inarched to ooperatc with Arista, to act on the offensive against General Taylor; 011 the next day, that Mexican privateers had captured several American vessels ; then we hear of the arrival of a special messenger in Washington, with a pro position for peace, from the Mexicans ; the next ilny, that Mr. P.ikenham had received in?trnctions to offer the mediation of England ; then, that ne gotiations for a treaty of peace were actually going on in Washington ; and, lastly, that Paredea had left the city of Mexico, with ten thousand men, for the north, " to effect some arrangement with the Americans." Now. of all these rej?orts, which are we to be lieve ! Thero must be some truth, ia so many rumors. It will bo recollected that on the 15th instant, we published a letter from our correspondent in Pensacola, containing a rumor that the steam frigate Mississippi brought a messenger, with n proposition for peace, from the Mexican govern ment. It was stated by our correspondent, that it was considered not a little singular, that during the existence of a war, two gentlemen in the pub lic service of the United States, ono with das patches from our Pacific fleet on his person, should be permitted to pass unmolested through Mexico and remain a day or two in its capital, unless they were requested by I'uredes to convey some intimation for pence to our government. It is not a little singular, also, that this same rumor should find itself in New Orleans about the same time that it was received by us, if there was no truth in it. It is strange, too, that the letter writers m Washington, should continue to assert that there would soon be peace with Mexico, if Dr. Woods, one of the messengers who came in the Missis sippi, had not been the bearer of a peaceful pro position from the city of Mexico. Of the truth of this, however, we shall ascer certain in good time ; but meanwhile what is doing in Washington 1 We lean that several leading Senators in Washington, are now making strenuous efforts Tor the ending of the war, and it is thought that they will succeed. McDulfio, Calhoun, Webster, ure among those who take the most active part \n this etlort; and die latter lately led oil" in a speech in the Senate, upon the bill reported by Mr. Benton, providing for the organization of vo lunteer forces to be called into service in case of the prosecution of the war with Mexico. After enumerating the various expenses of the war, and the only modes of raising a revenue ade quate to their payment, he closes by recommend ing immediate overtures of pence to be madu to the Mexican government. However politic, viewed in a Certain light, this course would be, we fancy that it would not be an exceedingly po pular one, in the present state of things. It , ?would, moreover, be a great compromise of dig- . nity for us, us a nation, to ?ue for peace to Mexi co, as though we were actually fearful that our funds would run out, and men could not be rais ed in sufficient numbers to cany on the war. It i? not for us to mnke peaceful overtures. This : war was begun by Mexico, and upon her rest the responsibility of its result. It is our duty as a nation, to prosecute it with vigor, and if necessa ry, to march our armies even to the capital of Mexico. When the utter futility of any further attempts to curry on the war on their part is seen by the Mexican leaders, then will be the time for peaceful overtures; but they must come from Mexico, and not from the United States. The doubts which have existed in the minds of many, in regard to the entire ease with which our government could prosecute this war to its furthest extremity, are fast failing away. The recent rich and ridiculous address of Arista to the American soldiery, exhibits in more glowing co lors than auy description could do, the true state of things in the Mexican ranks. The small sum at which a Mexican soldier estimates himself, lias led General Arista to believe that Americans are made of the same material, and that three hundred and twenty acres of land would be an irresistible inducement for desertion. With such men to deal with, we certainly have nothing to fear. The idea that any interference 011 the part of England, either in Mexico or upon the Pacific coast, may be anticipated, is,we think, a false one. The mortgages of property in Mexico and Cali fornia, in English hands, are held by individuals, and not by the government, which latter is not responsible for them iu any manner. England will be very careful about embroiling herself in a war with this country for the protection of a few of her capitalists. If their mortgages have run out, wo advise them to foreclose immediately. We have no desire for a long and protracted war, but we cannot discover any reason for of fering terms of peace to Mexico. Let us sustain the government, heart and hand, let them prose cute the war with vigor, and peace will soon be brought about, withput the slightest compromise of national honor. If there is a proposition from the Mexican government, let it be listened to with the attention that otters from n weak nation should ever receivo from a more powerful 011". We can atiord to be magnanimous, and our enemies will find that the generous nets of "Old Hough and Ready" to the wounded Mexicans on the Rio Grande, and the restoration of private property, including the plate of Arista and Ampudia, taken in war, will characterize the policy of the United States in all her wars with other nations, espe cial!/ with Mcxico. It i? to be hoped, therefore, that when l'aredes reaches Monterey, he wil| see the necessity of" elfeeting some arrangement with the Americans," without a resort to nnothcr battle. The Mexican war is the only question to absorb the public mind, for the present. Th* Rkported Instruction ov St. Jotin.? In another column will be found an necount, re published from our afternoon edition of yesterday, of the destruction of the city of St. John, New foundland, by fire. There has been no extensive conflagration in that city since 1N1K In the three years, 1816. 1817, 1*18, tin- city suffered severely from three successive fires. The account which we publish to-day, represents the entire city as having been consumed ; but this report is doubt less exaggerated. At all events, there seems to be httle doubt of the occurrence of a verv disastrous conflagration in that city. This is the fourth time within a year ihat the Briush North American provinces have been visited with a calamitous fire. Quebec has been but lately visited, for the third time within a year, with an awful calamity, resulting in a dread fnl lo? of life and property ; and now 8t John, the oapital of auo her province of British Ame, has been afflicted by another tremendous calamity. We shall prcbably have the particulars in a dav ?f*w Veaa Citt Qvaan I* Alhh -The jtrgut of th* 2Tth inet iayi:?Th* New York City 1 ?otr4?, on* of Om most soldier like and we<l-drilled corj.t that we re RTlect <0 har# aeon, pas**> through town yeiterday afternoon, 011 their return from an excuriion to Troy. Tbey made the circuit of some of the principal itreeta to th* Capitol park, where there ?u ? review They attracted much attention. an I their apUndid uniform, ex act movement! an i evolutions. and the flnr band which accompanied them (Dodiworth'a) ware the theme of uni ?era*] admiration It J? a corps of which the great city may well he proud. Ft sbbai. or llov M*. iiiaau a?The remains of Mr. Keiriek arrive'! nt Albany on th* Mth tort. The ftine ral. which hsd t>e*n announced t* Uk? placs on ffca mk* day, was >/erirl until to day \Toumon DirricwLTI*#.?We regret ?o perceive that Hancock county, Illinois, is again the scene of anti-Mormon disturbances. By the last accounts received from that place, it appears that the anti Mormons were about to make an attack on Nau> voo, the citizens of which were armed, and pre pared to resist them. The rendezvous of the former was at Warsaw, and they had sent out to the neighboring counties to collect an additional force, when they found the inhabitants of Nauvoo prepared for resistance. All friends of order must regret this unfortunate ditiiculty. An open state of lawlessness and vio lence always bring* more evils in its train, than the mere loss of life and destruction of property immediately resulting from it. It unsettles the minds of peacefully-disposed citizens, and makes them have more dependence on physical force, than the more judicious and impartial redress of the law. Whatever complaints may have been entertained by the enemies of the Mormons, against that sect, it would have been much better policy, as well as more consonant with equi'y and luw, to have permitted them quiotly to retire to the homes they had marked out for themselves in the far West, than thus to attempt not only to eject, but to ex terminate them. It is very orobable thev would all have emigrated within a year; and it would have been greatly more adviaable to have allowed them to evacuate their settlements, without dis turbing the peace of the community by an at tempt to eject them by violence. Hut, further more, the attempt will doubtless fails for, besides having the laws of the land in their favor, they have every inducement to resist, to death, the attempt to drive them from their homes. Moreover, persecution of any sort drives the warm-hearted and generous into a defence and advocacy of the persecuted ; apd we find that numbers of citizens, notwithstanding that they disagree in doctrine and principle with the Mor mons, havo still declared their determination to help them to defend their homes from the assaults of their enemies. These men have armed them selves, and ha've made every preparation fot a determined resistance. But what makes this forcible attempt the more reprehensible, is the fact, that the business con cerns of the Mormons are not as yet woundup, and that, if they were forced to leave at this junc ture, hundreds of them, who are now in treaty for tho sale of their property, would be thrown out upon the world as paupers. When people are in such a strait, with prospective poverty and starvation staring them in the face, they are upt to fight desperately. Should the Mormons and anti-Mormons have actually come to blows, we fear the result will be disastrous in the extreme. Ilad the Mormons been suffered to depart ]>eace ably to their destination in the far We?t, they would, most probably, have founded there a free republic, upon a basis somewhat resembling our j constitution. Such a state, growing up on the shores of the Pacific, would have been but an ex tension of those principles of treedom which have germinated already so widely on this continent, and which are destined to spread over its entire face. Why, then, throw an obstacle in their way! Let them have lull time allowed them for their ' departure?above all, let them not bo turned out without the means of subsistence, to starve in tho wilderness. We trust that wiser counsels may have prevailed among those who were rashly de termined to attack Nauvoo. If the " Regulators" want to fight, let them go to Mexico, where they can have a fight without infringing on the laws of ; their country or the rights of their neighbors. With the dispute of these two parties, or its cause, we have nothing to do. We are not dis posed to interfere in their quarrels, but we speak what we are convinced must be the sentiments of every good citizen, in condemning any attempt | to kindle the tlaine of civil war. Obedience to the laws should be maintained at all hazards, and a resistance to the existing authotities should be promptly suppressed If not, the country may again be disgraced with another scene of , violence like that which attended the death o* Joe Smith and the church-burnings in Philadel phia. The Projected Occupation ok Oai.ifok.via.?It is said there is a design entertained in some quar ters, in Washington, to organize a volunteer force of one thousand men, to proceed to California, for tho purpose of taking armed occupation of that fertile country, and colonizing it. It is also stated that the plan has received the sanction of the President, but that it is to be kept secret until a proper time arrives for putting it in execution. The force is to be drawn from New York and New England, and is to be com posed of hardy mechanic*, who are willing to settle in the country. Already a company of artillerymen are on the point of leaving this port for that destination, in the U. S. store-ship Lex ington. This looks very like extending the area of freedom to some purpose. The idea is a capi tal one, and the enterprise is sure to succeed. Here is an excellent opportunity for emigrating. Movements of Travellers. Tho arrival* continue to flow in copiously from all quaitcrs, nnd seem to be only the prelude to future inun dation* upon our hotels. \MKiur** ?T>. R- Jones, V. S. Army; J. B. Stebbins, Miss.; J Fuller, N V.; W. Datton, 17. ij. A.; D. Barnetty, Fa ; II. Bradford, Schenectady; A. F.ltcher, Boston ; Col. Hylvnnus Thayer, F.ngr. Corps; C. Rahey, N. Y.-. J. M. Spagottan, Sjwni'h Legation; \. B. Tile-ton, Mass.; C. Lewi*. Baltimore; \. Koux, St. Louis; P. Martin, do; W. \V. White, do; S. B. Meeker, do; B Hobins, 1'. S. A. A?Tim.?T>. Burnham, SprinpflelJ; R. 11. Dnnham, do; J. S. Wandigar. Ht Louis; Cspt. Anthony, ship Argo; <'? Houston, Thila.; W. Whitney, Baltimore; R. Kulleilon, Rio Janeiro; II. Labonohe, Porto Cahello; J. Buckley, ?5eo.; J. Crven, Conn.; C. Farlon, Mobile; F.d. Lewis, N. O.; Hon. B. king, t incin.; J. H. Kirby, do; J. I'reston, S. C.; W. (J. Bishop, Albany; K. I'owcl. Montreal; W. Pnr ker, Boston; As* Kan, St L.ouif; J. Van ('line. Lake On tario; T. Weed, Rochester, and above 40 members of the I orp<>ration of Rochester and Albany; T. Mead. Boston; Y. Taylor, Bristol; J II. Ileal, Lofton; II. Roxcvelt, Charleston. Cirv.?n. Hoirman. Ponglikeeptie: C. Volen, Phils; \. Sebley, Mirhigm; W. Traov, Ohio: J. < heney, Bost ; K. Russell, do; S Gilbert, Ogd'ci, !>urgh; D. Ord, U.S.A.; i Wan, sing Sing; Dr. Ord, Phila.; J. Kemball, N. O.; {). Kennedy, Phila ; L. Iler#ey. Mass.; rapt. Myers, I'. s Navy: J. Brattiwate, F.ngland; T. Jackson, do; J. W. Chamberlain, do; Col "i rover*. N. J.; C. Andrews, Capt Crabtree. Boston. Katisai.iv.?Rev A. McKenny Maryland; K. B. Medio, Houston; K, Koster. I). Mead, W. Thomas, \lbsny; C. < hamberlain, Mleghany, W.H.Davis, Albany; N. Jarvis, Met omb's l?am; II C Butler, I'enn.: J. Archibald, do; s. Gallagher. Ohio; S Oilman, St. t.onis; H. S Balnl, W. Terr; U. Vrmstrong. do; A. Goodwin, Newburg; V. French. Wisconsin. Howard -K. Simpson, Florida; W. Babbett. Orange; M. Connell, Phila.; M. C. Jones, Penn; W Stowe, Ky.*, 1,. Dauovs, Cues; W. (iriflln, Albany; J, Peyton, Phila.; W. McDouald, Fngland: .lanett Greene, N J.; A. R I!a,num. Arkansas; Geo. Coleman, Saratoga; R. H. S'jmi> on. Bo?ton; T. \. Walker, N.l.; Dr. Burr, Bingliampton; D. Dickinson, Waahingtou. Political Movements. D>LiitK).?The Democratic Convention, which met at Dover, Delaware, on Tuesday last, nominated Win. Tharp, of Kent eounty, for Governor, and John D Dil worth, of New t astle county for Congress.} Wiuoti Met axoLi .s.- This geutlo-nan has been no minated for election to Congress hy the demociatt of Alleghany county, Ta. The Mormo* War ?A circular has been is sued by the new citizens of Nauvoo, in which they call upon the friends of law- and order, throughout the State, to sustain them'n defending their property from the aassulU of sn organiied mob. They express their conviction that the real purpoie of thi* lawless band i* tl<e destruction of th* city of Nauvoo, and not. aa they allege, to dilve oat the Mormons. They repre sent that the Mormon cititen* are leaving rapidly, many of them in a starving condition. In whlcn state they must become pauper* upon the communities among which they are Utua hastily thrust An affidavit is alao published with the circular, setting forth that one of the new ciUtens was forced to join thi* mob by threat* of pei sonal violence. A committee ha* been appointed to visit the surroundiag counties, and represent these tact*, and at the tame time solicit their aid to establiah peace and orJer in the county -.Sr. Lauli Rereil Junr IS. Lnbuimi Meiuatio:*.?The Utira liazrllt sug gests that the promptitude of the British proffer of mediation (if proffered) for the restoration of a good understanding between this country and Mexico, ought to lead to something liberal on our part, in return. It think* we ought not to let slip so glorious an opportu nity foi reciprocsting such good offices, and that w% ought at once to pioner our mediation touching the war u? ? hion and the asiisMe affair sf the MiUts- The hit is INTELLIGENCE FROM THE ARMY OP OCCUPATION. ICBXXOAJT PKXZZSS. military and Naval Affairs. Ac.. Ac. We received by yesterday's Southern mail, die Republic of Rio Grandt, published at Matamoras, to the 12th instant, inclusive ; also, a letter from Point Isabel, of the 11th. The U. 3. ship John Adams, U. S. brig Law rence, and U. S. schooncr Flirt, were laying off the Bra*sos de Santiago, on the 12th. The ollicers of the John Adams report that the U. 9. brig Somers had captured two Mexioan schooners. One of the rascals, Francisco Garcia, who mur dered the Rodgers family, has been arrested in Matamoras. We annex several items and advertisements, taken from the Republic, which will give our readers an insight into life at Matamoras. [From the Matamoras Republic, Jane 13.1 The grand square, in Matamoras, upon SunJay eve nine last, presented a most animating scene. At 6 o'clock, the American band, attached to the 6th Infantry regiment, entered the square, and in a style peculiar, gave many of our national airs. The music drew to gether a large concourse of Mexican citizens, who seemed highly pleased, and no doubt went away with feeling* softened towards a people whom the fortunes of war have thrown amongst them, and upon whom they have been taught to look with distrust and fear. The Mexi cans are exceedingly fond of music, and, generally speaking, are gooi judges of its execution. Nothing could have a I aster or moie pleasing tendency, than the frequent recurrence of scenes such as the square pre sented oa Sunday evening. Besides iU effect upon the Mexicana, it brings to the recollections of our own peo* pie. many sweet remembrances Upon the 8th lust., alter dtio investigation, it became manifest that the charges preferred against Oeoige Ray, of the Washington regiment, Louisiuna volunteers, were not of that serious character which had been at first supposed. The woman who was said to have re ceived the insult confessed that it was slight?might not have been intended; and desired that he might be re leased from all responsibility. Had there been any cul pability, it would have met its just reward, as General Taylor is determined that right shall prevail, and un manly and unsoldier-like conduct shall not go unpun ished. ADVERTISEMENTS. Dr. P. Craig, of the U S. Army, offers his services to the inhabitants of Matamoras, and would inform them that he is prepared with vaccine matter to operate for pre* vention of small pox. He can bo found at his tent, near the head-quarters of Oeneral Taylor. Matamoras. June 13,1844. The undersigned hu the honor of announcing to the officers of the American Army, thst in hi* e't^hihment flouting the main .quire, he 1. prepared to make to order and at short notice, all kinds of military uniform!, In the mutt approved and handsome manner CUEVES. Mstamoras, June 12,184(5. Mrs 8. Foyle informs the citizens of Matamoras and visiters, that she has located herself in Ampudia s head quartcrs. Calle d? Resales, facing toward* the square, where she just opened a lam andvi*1*1 '???*? Koods, selected expressly for this market. She flatters herself in being enabled to suit the wishes of those who may patronize her establishment, with almost any article they muy desire, of a quality uusurpassed, and at rates more moderate than they can be elsewhere procured. The ladies and gentlemen of Matamoras are particularly solicited to call and examine her goods betore making purchases elsewhere. City of Matamoras, June 6, 1840. Fo* S?u?1 pipes of " Dickey Jones'' brandy, U bbls. Irish whiskey, 6 qr. casks Madeira wine: 6 bbls. Monon etihela whiskey; 10 baskets (Montibello) champagne-, also calicoes, bleached and unbleached domestics, pan taloons, shoes, flints, hardware, also a fine lot of unbroken mules. WM. 1 AUBREY, CSlle Iturbidc, above Uie Plaza. Matamoraji, June 0, 1840. Military Preparation* for the War wltl* Mexico > PENNSYLVANIA. The First Regiment of Volunteer Infantry, of this city, attached to the First Brigade Pennsylvania Militia, and commanded by Col. W. C. Patterson, have tondered their j services to the Governor, an part of the requisition made bv the General Government on this State for six regi menu of volunteers. The following companies belong- ' ing to this regiment have sent sopies of their muster rolls i to the Adjutant General, all of them containing the num ber of mcu required under the new regulations. ratterson Guards, Capt. W. A. Stokes. National Guards, Capt 8. B. Kingston. State Fcncibles, Capt J.Page. Second State Fencibles, Capt. J. Murray. Washington Blues, ('apt. W. C. Patterson. Citv Guards, Capt. Joseph Hill. , Lafayette Light Guards, Capt W. G. Smith. The First Regiment of Artillery, Col Bohlcm, are also ready to do duty as Infantry, if their services are requir ed ?Phila. N. ~lnterican, Jwne 27. LOUISIANA. We understand that the government has purchased the steamboat James Cage for $18,000, and the steamboat J. E Roberts for the sum of $?,000, to be used for tho ti asportation of troops and supplies from here to the Rio ( irande. Rather salty prices We a so learn that the steamboats Enterprise and Brownsville have been purchased by the government, but have not ascertained : the amount to be paid lor them ? New Orleans Picayune, June 19. MISSOURI. Great activity has prevailed at Fort Leavenworth since orders were received to lit out an expedition to Santa Fe and every thing will be in readiness for the roccp- | tion of the volunteers. The regular troops under Col. Kearney s command are glad that they are called into active service, and long for an opportunity to rival the reputation of the second regiment The general expec tation with them as well as with all woo aw acquainted in New Mexico is. that they will have a large lores at Santa Fe. and that those who go out will have plenty or hard fighting; wo have no fears though of the result un less they aro overpowered by numbers, or subdued by famine. Col. Kearney is not only one of our best ofll cers but he w ill command the utmost confidence of all persons, both in and ont of-the army, and there is on this iide of the river a general desire to serve under hirn what can be done they believe he can do, for no troops ever wore assembled who had more faith in man. On last Wednesday, Capt. Moore and part of a company from the new tort (Fort Kearney,) passed through this place to join this expedition. The Dragoons are expect- j ed to leave soon, and the volunteers will follow as soon as they can get ready. The Dragoons are prepared to march instantly, but they have to wait on account of the volunteer corps. There w as a good deal of excitement both at this place and Fort Lcavrtiworth on Thursday evening, about some of the Santa le traders. Intelli gence was brousi t to Ccl Kearney. that a company of traders had ieit ludependence, anl were on that day seven days out loaded with arm" and ammunition; and nn express which reaohed tho Fort at the same time from He-its Fort, stated that he met them on the Prairie, pushing forward with all possible expedition, and that two troops of Mexican cavalry were to meet them on tho Arkansas, to escort them into Santa he. Col. Kear ney immediately despatched Capt. Berlin's company in pursuit, and Capt Moore's tollowed in a tew hours. Thev have ordors to kill their horses or stop them, and if they meet tho Mexican troops to give them battle. We understand that thero were eight wagons. The ex press from Bents Fort also brought information, that all New Mexico was arming, and that the government was ti?ing all possible means to make on effective resistance Weilon, (Mo) Democrat. June ri. ILLINOIS. We loern from SpringfielJ, that <k>v. Kord has ?>i<iii- j tied his acceptance of the following companies of volun teers? under the net of 13th of May?to serve for twelve months, or during the war. They are to rendezvous at Alton, whire they will be inspected by Col. Jas. Shields. LIST or CSNMSIH. J L D. Morrison, St. Clair Samuel Montgomery. Scott. county. F.. C.Coffev, Washington. Peter Golf, Madison. J. C. McAdsms, Montgom Krastus Wheeler, do ery. Wm II. Bissell, St. Clair. M. K. Lawler, (.allatin. Ferris Koreman, Fayette. Theodore McGinnw, Pups. Lyman Mower, Cook Wilson W. Wyley, Bond. Elisha Wells, do. John A. Campbell. Wayuo. I V. T. Crow. Jo Davies. W. W. liUUop, Coles. .1 L. Dickey, LaSalle. Xerxes F Frail, Monroe. J. 11. Morgan. Vdams. John S. Harker, Union. J110. S. Huberts, Morgan. Henry L. Webb. Pulaski. Wm. WeatlieiTord, do. S. G. Bicks, Jefferson. Noah Fry, (Jieeu. James Kreenian, Mhelbv. Wm. A. Richardson, Schny- Lahan G. Jonas, Perry. lei. J. P. Uaidy, Ilainil'on. A. K- Dodge. Kendall. Marching orders have berii issued to tho several com panies here enumerated. It is directed that each compa ny shall contain not less than sixty-lour, nor more than eighty privates, and the usual number of commissioned and non-commissioned officers and musicians. The com panies are all to be uniformed, and in uddition are re quired to furnish a blanket, aud to each uian a fatigue suit ot clothes, ene pair of shoes, one pair of boots, aud two pair of woollen socks. The men are to be allow ed twenty cents each for every twenty miles travel, ratious i and trans|Kirtatiou for baggage and provisions, while marching to the rlace of rendezvous. The allowance for travel, it is supposed, will pay for their passage in steainboaU, where tLat mode is adopted. It is impressed upon the Captains of companies, that it will bo no use to go with less than sixty-four effective men as privates. The services of a great uuinber ol companies have been rejeced, the three regiments having been tilled ,ss is sil ted above. MASVAcncsti rs. The contpsny of volunteers raised by Mr. Edward Webster, cnose officers yesterday. Mr. Webator was elected Captain unanimously. The men, eighty one in all, are as line a body of men as can be fou.,d any where. Their average is tweatv-four years ; they are mostly mechanics and clerks, and with s few exceptions, A me rlcsu )>otn. Among them sre near a dozen men who have served severs! vears in ths United States army.? They form company D. of the icglment, and should the Massachusetts contingent bo ever called upon, this com Suv would prove a credit to it and to the State. J. Ken 11 Tyler, 1st, and Q. W. Kelley, id, were also cleclod Lieutenants ?Boston Timri, June 36. Navsl preparations. TheU. S. ship Franklin, which ship we stated yester day ?"?* to be ntted up as a receiving ship forthis station, is said to be in a sorry condition, very much decsyed, and out of repair. It will cost not a little to (it her as she iujj .it to be fitted as a receiving ship, and make her habits''!*.--Boston Journal, Jun* is. An American bug of *ar steeling south, was signal lied 01 tfcs im> lull, la 1st M ao, loaf 74 14. Incident*, fc?. of the War. Col. Oittii left the city yesterday on hi* way to Mata moru, whither ha hat been ordered as a member ol a general Court Martial to try Col. Whittler of tie infan cy. and Capt Thornton of the dragoons.?Charlttitn Mtrcury, June 31 Mlacellaneoua. The New Orleans Tropic, of the 15th init., ttatei that " A letter ?u received yesterday by steamer Sea, which ?tatei that Oen. Anita had sent proposals to Oen. Taylor for an armistice, and that he had established hi* head quarter* at Moot*rev with 15.000 men. Oen. Taylor i* ?aid to have sent back in answer, that lie would meet Oen. A. at Monterey. The Tropic aaya it has bo doubt ol the rumor." Without undertaking to contradict this statement in a KslUve manner, we can only say, that the last despatches im, Oen. Taylor lend no countenance to the report They Bay nothing of this proposition for an armistice, nor do they state that Oen. Arista is stationed at Monterey. On the contrary, they represent Arista as being on this side of Monterey. Nor do thev extend his force to 15,000 troops.? Washington Union, Junr'ii. Splendid Launch of the Sloop of War Albany. The U. S. sloop of war Albany, was launched yesterday forenoon, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Long before 11 o'clock, which was the time appointed, crowds had gathered upon every spot in the vicinity where there was the slightest chance of obtaining* view. The docks in the Navy Yard, the decks and rigging of the ships North Carolina, Macedonia, Lexington, Boston,Preble, and other vessels lying there, wero covered with people. The roofs of houses in the vicinity, and the shores of Williamsburg, and even upon the opposite side of the river, exhibit ed a scene of densely packed human beings. The water around the dock was filled with tittle boats, sloops, and excursion boats, in which were peo ple, all anxious to see the launch. In the yard, and in the most eligible location, several platforms were erected, upon which sat the Court of Errors, and Common Council of the City of Albany, and the Common Councils of New York and Brook lyn. The pupils of the Deaf and Dumb Institu tion were also present, and a great number of la dies. Eleven o'clock was the time appointed for the launch, but the sloop did not go off until twen ty five minutes past that time, while all eyes were straining to catch a look at her. She glided smoothly and gracefully, as the stereotyped phrase is, " into her native element." There were on board of her. Captain Hudson, who had the ma nagement of the luunch, other officers of the Navy, and a number of ladies and gentlemen.? Shu did not go far into the water, nor did she go with much force. As she went oil", the band from one ol the ships struck up "Hail, Columbia," while the shouts of the assembled thousands rent the air, whose wind was waving the star spangled banner on the stern of the Albany. We are hap py to say that no accident occurred to mar the interest of the occasion. The dimensions ol'the Albany are as follows:? f'trt. Int. Length on deck ISO ? Length of keel 138 7 Beam moulded 3.s 0 Beam extreme 39 6 Depth of bold 18 ? Length over all 167 7 Moan draft of water 16 4 Foremast 81 ? Mainmast 89 6 Mizzenmast 70 3 Bowsprit 49 10 Foretopmast ? 50 ? Topgallant mast 35 S Royal-mast 10 ? role 8 ? Lower yard 77 ? Topsail, do 57 6 Royal yard 29 ? Mizzen topmast 38 9 * Topgallant mast 19 3 Royal mast 13 3 Hole 6 ? Cross-jack yard 47 6 Topsail yard 39 ? Topgallant yard 25 ? Royal yard 17 ? Jib-boom outside 29 6 Flying jib-boom, whole length 48 0 Spanker 41 ? Oafl' 2i ? The Albany in a sloop of war, of 1,(M0 tons bur then. She is a beautiful model, being very sharp, and built for fast sailing, as well as strength. She has one deck, and only a single row of ports, nnd mounts sixteen 32 pounders, and four eight inch Paixhau guns, 64 pounders. She will carry, all told, 200 men, ana six months provision, and 100 days water, carried in forty-lour iron tanks, hold ing 22,000 gallons. She was commenced in Jane, 1841^, and was planned and her building superin tended by Francis Grice, Esq., Naval Construc tor, at the Xaw Yard, Brooklyn. She will be rigged an4 ready for sea in about 60 days?al though her destination is not yet known. Iter en tire cost will be ?129,000, which is much less in proportion than most of the United States vessels that have lately been built. She is named after the city of Albany, and in return for this, a num ber of the wealthy residents of that city hav? ob tained a very tine painting of the city, which is to adorn the cabin. This painting is at present in the Lyceum of the Navy Yard. Theatrical and Musical* Park?Mr. Marble'* engagement closed last evening. ' The performance* went off unusually well, although the houie was not very full To-morrow evening Mr*. Hunt, 1 the old established favorite of the New Yorker*, appear* in two favorite character*, Conttance, in Sheridan Knowlei' comedy of the " Love Chase," and Joseph, in ? the " Young Scamp." She will be supported by the strength of the company. It is two years since this lady appeared before on the Park board, and *h? will doubt less have an overflowing house. Bowery Theatre.?The performances at the Btfwery theatre last evening, passed off very finely. They con sisted of the thrilling drama of " The Murder on the : Clifl," in which Messrs. Cony and Blanchard and the dog appeared?" The Mysteries of Paris," and " Don Juan." On Monday evening, a very superior bill is presented. ' The celebrated comedy of" London Assurance," with J. R. Scott as Dazzle, and Mr. Clarke as Sir Harcourt, will be pU)ed, together with, for the first time in America, a new drama, called the " Butcher's Dogof Ghent" Greenwich Theatre?Those who hare not yet visited this bijou of a theatre, we would recommend to go there. The performances last evening passed off to the satisfaction of all, as was proved by the loud demon strations of applauso. On Monday evening Madame Celoste's aelcbrnted dratfta of " The French Spy." will lie brought out in a most liberal manner. In addition, 1 Mr. Freer will api.ear in the patriotic play 0f " William Tell." With such attractions, wo predict a crowded house. Casti v. Oarhen.?The performances of the magnifi cent orchestra belonging to this establishment, in con junction with the delightful ocean breeze, attract a great number of visiters to this celebrated place of re creation, nightly. We venture to say that no place of amusement in this city offers so many inducements to visiters aa Castle Garden. We would remind onr down town readers that there will be, aa usual on Sunday*, a sacred concert this evening, conducted by talent of the first order. We will givo an intimation of what will take place this evening, by saying that overtures ftom theoiatorio of St. Paui, the Redemption, Love Feast, Ua. Ste , will be performed by an orchestra which is ac knowledged to be inferior to none in the country. These attractions will certainly fill Castle Garden to-night, or we are much mistaken. Herr Alexander.?This highly talented gentle- I man, whose surprising feat* in natural magic have : produced so great a sensation in our city, rave a benefit to the Widow a' and Orphans' Masonic Asylum fund, on Thursday last. The house, as usual, wa* crowded to overflowing. The Grand Lodge, in full regalia, occu pied the parquette, surrounded by two tier* of ladies, and a more beautiful border we never taw. Decorated with his masonic orders, Alexander received his bre thren. and made the following neat and appropriate little speech: ? "Friv'."I's and Brethren,?In appearing before an au dience composed of the friend* of the widow and the fa- 1 tlierleo*, 1 cannot but feci honored at being a member of your order; but when you meet, as on this occasion, to do honor to ono of our brightest ?ttributes, Charity, I feel that heaven has blessed me with a masonic heart. and my gratification in being able to be instrumental iu ad> anting the common cause Is not only equalled by the brilliant display before me of kindred philanthropist*, all eager to lend their aid in applying the attribute of our beloved order to its legitimate purposes, to benefit the orphan, relieve the widow, and advance masonic use fulness. I have to beg your indulgence for my inex perience in your language?the language of the heart la all I can od'er, and that vou will distinctly understand, although buried under a foreign accent" As the ensuing week closes his entertainments is New York, duung which time he will bring forward aa entire change of performance, we would strongly advise oar | reader* to avail themselves of this lest opportunity. ? Rockwell and Stois's Ciaccs ?-This has been la- j meusely successful throughout its entire route up to Albany, in which city it exhibited two day* to countless and fashionable crowd* Our reader* cannot butrW*?' ber with pleasure the classic attainments of NoMB* ^une , and Franklin, the almost superhuman powers ef Merer land, and the admirable humor of <' the famous female cavalier, compere* brilliantly win ? the best We learn that Rookweil h OfJT* JJ to exhibit in the village of Saratoga Spring*. the after noons and evenings of Jul* 3<i ana d*?- T"# annual concentration of fashionable visiter* to that romantic spot, will receive, consequently, of extra addition, and we presume the two gela days will be of a character to insnre e long end pleasant reasombrance. Westward Ho .-The Rochester Jmtritmn says, a covered wegon of extraordinary dimensions, with four horses attached, poised through our city en rout* for , Wisconsin. The* wore seven persons snugly housed In It, who appecred to have every arrangement for sup- ' port and comfort. A cooking stove was in the " full tide of successful operation." furnishing *upplies for the In wrr I m?n; an I other hotlfehpld appendages were in readiness to administer to all the outward necessities of the oooupouts of Mm emigrating doaMI j Ajiother Drttdfol Calamity In th< British Province*?Totsil Dcitnution of St. John, If. F.?Lom of Lift. There has been another terrible conflagration in tlie British provinces. It is reported the whole of St. John, New foundland, has been totally destroyed by fire. It is ftlso reported that upwards of fifty soldiers perished in blowing up houses. Annexed are the detail* received [From the Quebec Gazette, June 24.] Capt. Scarrow, of the brig Blucher, which arrived here this morning from Harbor Orase, Newfoundland, bring* Information of the destruction, bv fire, of the city of St John. The captain reporti that tne fire commenc ed on the Oth init, and wai still burning on the 12th in>t. the day he sailed. A report was current when he left Harbor Orace. that the whole city, except two stores, had been destroyed ; that about fifteen vessels in the port had been consumed, and that fifty soldiers had perished in blowing up houses to arrest the progress of the flames; but as regards tbe truth of these latter particulars. Captain Scarrow can not vouch, not having been able to procure corroct in formation before his departure. Since the above intelligence was communicated to us, we may mention that Halifax papers to the 18th instant have come to hand, but they make no mention of any such accident having occurred. Notwithstanding this, the statement above given may he substantially correct, the communication between these places being some what irregular. St. John, Newfoundland, suffered severely from fire during the three successive years, 1814. 1817, and 1818. On the first oocaaion 130 houtos were burned, the pe cuniary loss amounting to upwards of ?100,000, and liOO persons driven to seek for habitations. Religious Intelligence. Calendar for Junk?38, Third Sunday after Trinity. 29, St. Peter the Apostle. The Rev. Charles H. Read, of the Pearl street church, will preach in the Houston street church, (corner' of Thomson.) recently under the care of ilev. Mr. Bur chard, this evening, at a quarter before S o'clock. A collection will be taken up to aid ia repairing the edifice. By appointment of the Classes of New York, Mr. John Neander. of the house of Israel, will be ordained to the work or the gospel ministry, as missionary to the Jews, this evening, in the German Evangelical church, (Rev. Mr. Goblin's,) in Houston street. The ship Cohota, which sailed Monday noon, for Canton, took out the following missionaries Rev. Messrs. Clopton and Piercy, with their wives, of the Southern Board; Rev. Mr. Deane, who hps spent twelve years in that country; Mr. Jencks and wife, sent out by the Baptists of Maiue; Ko-a-bak, a native preacher, who accompanied Mr. Deane to this country in the ship. The Rev. William Johnson, has been transferred from St. David's Church. Dallas county, Alabama, to St Stephen's Church, Milledgeville, (toorgia. The Rev. L. H. Corson, has been transferred from Clyde, Wayne county, to St Thomas's Church, Bath, Steuben county. The Rev. Vandervoort Bruce, having been transferred from the Diocese of New York, has been received into the Diocese of Western New York, and become the Rec tor of Trinity Church, Rochester. The Bishop of Massachusetts, will preach in St. Ma thew's Church, Christopher street, on Sunday morning, and the Rector will be instituted Into the parish.? The Rev. Thos. H. Taylor, D D, will preach the regu lar quarterly sermon in aid of the parisn, in the evening. Service to commence at half-past ten, in the morning, and a quarter before eight in the evening. Michioan Convention.?The meeting of this body for the present year was held at Marshall, Calhoun county, on the 3d of June. A11 but two oi tbe parochial clergy were present The session lasted through Thursday, and Friday at half-past 5 A. M. after morning praver and communion, the Convention adjourned On Whitsun day, Bishop McCoskry consecrated Christ Church, De troit, a new edifice to accommodate four or five hundred persons. Martland? Episcopal Acts.?Tuesday in Whltsun week, June 2d, Bishop Whittingham consecrated Saint Mark's Church. Kingston, Coventry parish, and celebrat ed the Eucharist. In the afternoon he confirmed one sick person. At night, in St. Mary's Church. Newtown, same parish, he confirmed four. Wednesday, in St John's Church, St. John's parish, he confirmed three, and celebrated the Eucharist. At night, in All Hallow's Church, Snow Hill, three were confirmed. Thursday, in 8t Paul's Church, Berlin, Worcester parish, two were confirmed, and the Eucharist celebrated. Trinity Sun day, June 7th. in St. Peter's Church, Salisbury, Spring Hill parish, Mr. J'. Nicholson, and Mr. T. P. Barber were ordained deacons, and the Rev. W. A. White, rector of the parish, priest At night, in the same church, eleven persons were confirmed. The next day the Rev. W. A. White was instituted lector of the parish, the Eucharist was celebrated, and four persons confirmed. Kentucky ?Confirmations.?Whit-Sunday, May 31st, 15 persons were confirmod in Christ Church. Louisville, in the morning, and 16 in St Paul's Church in the eve ning. A letter recently received from England says:?" The proofs are increasing, notwithstanding the falling off of some, that the Catholic movement is quietly and steadily going onward; anJ that it is becoming more and more manifest that it has not depended upon any individual agent or agents, but has been, in and out of the Church, from its Divine Head." The corner stone of a church tor seamen of the port of London was laid on the 1 >tt of May by his royal highness Prince Albert All the seats in the cnurch are to be free, and it will be capable of accommodating 800 seamen. It is located in Deck street, near the St. Catherine and Lon don Docks. The entire cost of the structure, the endow ment, and the repairing fund, with the expense of the site, would amount to .?900, gained altogether through liberal donations. A great meeting of the Jews from all parts of Europe has recently been held in Frankfort, in which they voted that there is nothing obligator in the use of the Hebrew in their worship, and accordingly that it was best to re tain it only in part, as a badge of their nationality and a band of union. Also, on full discussiou, that the Messiah is already come, the present toleration and comfort which they now enjoy being what is meant by the promised Messiah. Also, that there is nothing to forbid their freely blending with the nations among whom they reside. Letters from Romo announce the perversion to the Roman Catholic faith, of the Rev. G. Dudley Ryder, second son of the late Bishop Ryder, and rector of East9n. The London Record states thai, for the establishment of a colonial bishopric, some individual has forwarded to the Archbishop of Canterbury, the enormous sum of forty thousand pounds. The Jlmi it la Riligion contradicts an unfavorable re port, which has been in ciiculation for some Ume past, respecting the health of the Pope Gregory XVf. It is reported that a noble Viscount, a near relative of one of the most celebrated evangelical preachers in the metropolis, is about to secede from the Church of England, of which he has hitherto been a professedly attached member, with a view to join the Roman Catho lic communion. City Intelligence. Thk Omkibvi Anisrs.?The *y*tem of allowing chil dren to overload the omnibuse*, which are allowed to take but twelve passenger*, is becoming a very dangerous custom at this season of the year. It often happens, that a half dozen childicn are hemmed in with a dozen adults in an omnibus, and each of these children pay half price. This is not allowable, particularly at this season of the year ; an 1 we should not wondor if the Common Council should take aome action on the subject. Ths T*f.e-Caticsmi.i.a*.?The successful application of the Croton through hose, to banish this destructive pest and nuisance, is beginning to engage attention. Wo should like to seo some of the Hose Companies employed to open a battery upon the trees in the Park. It would j be a desideratum which would turn out of infinite ad vantage. We trust that some of the Hose Companies 1 will try their hands at the work The "storming of Matamoras" would be almost equalled by the opera tion. SrtDAT Exct-asioxs?'The excursions to Coney Island, Fort Hamilton, Hoboken, Staten Island, and the various suburbs, promise to he of the most delightful kind this dav. VioLiTiot or THr. Laws IIei ati>g to Immioraiti ? John P. Rigley, captain of the ship Mayfleld, was held to 1 bail yesterday in the sum of $3 000, for a violation of the ( act o'f Congress of March, 1810, by bringing more passen gers in his vessel than is allowed by law The penalty for every passenger, over and above the number allow ed, (which iatwo to every five tons) la $159. Mock Ai-ctiois Stones.?The route of the worthies | who " do" the " greenies" in these stores ia pretty nigh complete in Chatham street. Good. Wkst Broaowav.?The stench in the vicinity of this street is truly annoying and dangerous, arising fro? the stagnant water and putrid offal that are deposited in the gutters near the sidewalks. A few dashes or the Croton is much wanted in the vicinity, parUoulariy where the " gentlemen ob color" and their 1 latr de moiselles take up their quarter*. Tiib CaOTois.?The system of opening the cisterns and cleansing the sewers, is a ??rT ??* .j] ?De' P*1rc.u* i at this season of the year. We trust It will, be regularly continued through the summer months and applied generally to all the streets without exception, in asiar as it can be done. From tii Cherokkb Cot .itiiy.?Tho Chtroktt Advoratt of Mav 28rt?, that Uia late message of the President, on the subject of the Cherokee affairs, has produced greet feeling among the people, which would be much stronger were it not for their confidence that his recommendations will not bo adopted by Con- ! ?roe*. They cannot believe that Congress will sanation i 5 division of their national domain, or terther extend the JuriadtctioH of the United States laws over them. Two Cherokee*, fiom the party under the United Statoe com- I ?loner* to tr*at with the Cemaaches, had returned to Tahlequah. They report that >i e> had fallen In with a bend of Comanche*, wtio were going to attend a oonn- 1 eif of the Usages, and avowed their Intention to nut all the Omns* to death. Tho JHwtt denies the truth of the report that the Cherokee* meditated taking till* I Star from the United State* dragoon* ?j force ; the only foundation for it wai that the commander of thedra Sions wa* respectfully asked to give up Starr to the au onties of the nation. Charles Butler, a Cherokee, wa* murdered in Going Snake district, while working la hi* field. Murderer* unknown. Natioatior or the Mraaisuci: ?The new steam boat Lawrence matie an experimental trip from Newbn ryport to Haverhill on tho 3Mh iost i'lio boat can at present run only to Haverhill, l ot r? fit men, and other* ?u*inted with the river above liavtrhiU, estimate that 00 will clear the river to that she may run to the new eity at Andover bridge, miles above Haverhill, and about the same distance below Lowell. Huaarcamt at Qirratt;.? A furious hurricane raged i at Quebec on the 90th inst, whleh did considerable do- j mage among the ahipping, and blew down tho gable of a house, killing a poor widow named Black N*w Car to* Fsctobt.?A cotton taatonr is about to ra., wMiaaaiMaleflMO^OOt j PoUm liitflllnnM. Juira iT.-RMntry of Stain Honey ?Wa noticed, the other day, the arrest or ? younir man called Henry Sim mm, for robbing Mr. Henry Cardo?a, No II Chatham ?treat, af $3,000 iaapecie. Hi'mmum haa since been lock ad up close in a call, and becoming tirad of his location, he sent for Dr. Joseph Hlnes, No. 20 Duane street, to coma and saa him in prison. The doctor wont, accom panied with Mr. Cardosa, and after an interview, left tba prison, when Dr. Hines told Cardosa that Simmons had told him (Hines) where the money was, saying it was in a house in Catharine street, but that the person whose house it was in, waa very respectable ; therefore, he did not wish it to be known who ha was, but he would go alone and get the money. Hines then proceeded, on Fri day afternoon, to Catharine street with the view of get ting the money, but finding ha was watched by Mr*. Car dosa. he returned to his office in Duane street, without procuring the money. Upon Cardosa entering Dr Hines' office the same afternoon, he there saw a young man by the name of Abraham Ly< ns, who, becoming alarmed, knowing that he was suspected, up and said, " Mr. Car dosa, 1'lT tall you all about your money, and throw my self upon your mercy." Dr. Hinas endeavored to stop Lyons from telling the story, but finding there was uo chance made a virtue of necessity, and said they would show Cardosa where the money was deposited ; conse quently, they proceeded to the porter-house of M r Joseph Murphy, in Chatham street, and under the stoop they discovered a handkerchief containing $0M of the stolen money. Lyons was immodiately taken into custody, and was locked for examination by Justice Osborne. The doctor stepped out, and has not been seen since. Burglary?The leather ttoro. No S Jacob street, was burglariously entered last night by some thieves, in the rear of the store, by passing up a ladder in Ferry street, and walking ovor several roofs, and then forcing open the scuttle, went down inte the store, and broke-open the desks, without finding any money, and then endea vored to blow open the iron safe with gunpowder?is which attempt they completely failed No arrest. Attempt to Stah - Elizabeth Walker was arrestei last night, for attempting to stab her husband with a shoe maker's knife. Locked up by Justice Osborne, to cool her temper. IHtordtrly Hon**.?Officer Burly arrested a woman, called Catherine Lowrie. on a warrant issued bv Justice Osborne, charging her with keeping a very disorderly house, at No. 66 West Broadway, open at all hours of the night, and a resort for tho very commonest kind of prof titutos, where rubberies are frequently perpetrated.? Held to bail in the sum of >400?in delault of which, aha was committed to prison. Charge of Libel ?A complaint wa* made yesterday, before Justice Osborne, by Mr. George Mag wire. No. 30ft Pearl street, charging a John Clark with writing various obscene and grossly insulting letters, directed to Mr. Magwire, and left at his residence; for which otfence, a warrant waa issued for his arrest Tnktn from a Thief ?A ailver watch was taken from a female panel thief, by officer Vanderzee, of the Sd ward, for which an owner is wanted. Apply at the office' of chief of police. Going in for the Chancn?K complaint was made yesterday before Just ee Osborne, by Monroe T Ro bertson. of No. 70 Delancey street, against Sheldon Biirtwolland Charles McCoy, keepers or a gambling es tablishment at No. 44 Bowery. It appears from the affi davit that Robertson was induced to enter this place on the U4th of April last, wherein he saw several playing _ cards, roulette, tic He shortly afterwards commenced ' to play, and lost in a few hours $110 at roulette. The next day he tried his luck again, and lost $64 within four hours. Not daunted at this streak of ill luck, he tried a third time, and in ^out the same lime he lost $40. A warrant was issued for the arrest of the parties. If Mr. Robertson had won $150 from Mr. MoCoy, we wonder if any complaint would have been made against the ao cused 1 Suppotedto he. Stolen.?Several handsome cloth cloaks, dress coats, overcoata, pieces of cloth, elegant vestings, fcc., taken from an old "fence," evidently been pur chased from thieves, by Patrick McQuade, who is now in prison on several charges for buying stolen property from thieves, knowing the same to be stolen, for which an owner is wanted. Apply to Justice Merritt, second district police office. Sixth avenue. Petit Larceny.?Charles H. Wright waa arrested yes terday, charged with stealing a silver watch worth $10, belonging to Timothy Miller. Committed. Richard Williams, alias Crooker (black) waa nabbed by officer Suydam, of the 7th ward, for stoaling several sheep skins. Locked up. Jim Donan was likewise brought in for stealing a piece of carpet. Committed. Henry Putnam, was caught in the act of stealing a shawl belonging to Joseph Johnson. Locked up. Carl Block was detected in the act of stealing several wedges and spikes from the ship yard of W. H. Webb, foot of 0th street Committed. Important Arrest.?A few days since, one of the bourders at Jones's Hotel was robbed of in notes, the money having bee a taken from his room. Yesterday, Mayor's officer Russell arreated a colored man, a servant in the house, on the charge of having taken the money. On searching his residence, $30 in notes of the same denomination A those stolen were found, besides $378 in gold, principally half eagles ; $46 more in notes of banks in the Statea of New York, Ver mont and Virginia, two gold pencils, one wi'h topaz head and the other with garnet, one heavy gold finger ling, blood stone, with a crest, lion rampant, and motto pro patria;" ono gold key, griffin's head, set with a green, stone. One carpet bag, strap marked "J. L. Southard," containing a quantity of ladies' under cloth ing, marked " H. J. Arabelone purple velvet reti cule. steel clasp : comb, polished steel back : several silk nurses, with steel beads ; a black watered silk cape, lined with Florence silk; one black and bruwn change able silk scarf; one green and black changeable silk shawl, und a large lot of other goods and jewelry, which cannot be particularly described, but can be examined at the Mayor's office. The defendant was taken before the Mayor, who committed him to prison for a farther hearing.?Phil. Inquirer, June 37. Qg- The S?moii fur Bnilneu being ntarljr over, and pleasure substituted in various shapes, we under stand that that praiseworthy iiutitutiou the 1 his:)* Beuevo lent AssociatioufeoutempUte giving a Grand hxcunion and Cotillion Part?! np the Hudson, sometime in the seeoud wee k of July. We say, may success atteud such happy and laudable amusements ttreat Denuiiia (or fliews?Philadelphia Agents for the Herald. G. B. Zieber Ik Co., 1 Ledger Build mg, 3d street, below Cheanut, where advertisements are re ceived, and where those wishing to subscribe will pleas* leave their names, and have the paper served regularly at then stores and dwellings,immediately after the arrival of the ears. Terms, Ti cents per mouth, including the Sunday He rald; 85 cents without it Suml* rnm?% j ceuu. !? Superior Uluslcal i'altlon for Young TiadliMi | To Parents and Guardians.?Music Taught on the most Improved Method with great rapidity .and on reasonable term*. A lady who has received inatrurtion from the first masters in Europe, and who imparts with facility a thorough knowledge of the science to her pupils, combined with ele fjant and graceful execution, i* desirous of taking a few mora emaJe pupils, either at her own residence or st theirs. A line addressed to A. 8., at the nftee of this paper, will be attended to; or au application at 46 Mercer street, where he ladv resides, will receive personal attention. mS] Im (IfcvagtaUou of the IMuto tllvsi . Places. TVine. Stutl if Rivtr. Cincinnatti June IS 13 feet., Wheeling, J uric 9 10 feet Pittsburg, June 23 3 feel 9 inches. Louisville, June 19 8 feet. 3 inctee. NOSEY MARKET. Saturda>, June 07??6 P. ,11. The market opened heavy again this morning, and prioes fell off all round a fraction. The tale* weie not large, but the tendency is toward* a further decline. We look for a depressed condition of the market until alter the fourth of July, and perhap* until after there* turn of operator* from the watering place*, alter which the bear* will have their hand* full to keep price* down. At the flr*t Board, Long Island fell off i per cent; Har lem, J; Norwich and Worcester, 1; Morri*tCanal, Reading, j; Pennsylvania #'* went up }, and Ohio 8'* closed at yesterday's prices. At the second Board there was a slight improvement on prices current in the morning, and the transactions in Harlem were quite large. We have no confidence in these little advances, as they are but temporary. The season is against the fancies, and, as they are rather sen sitive plants, we have no doubt the warm weather will wilt them down considerably below their present po sition. The Bank of America has declared a dividend of S| per cent for the last six months, payable 3d of July. The Seventh Ward Bank a dividend of three and a half per cen?, payable July lit We annex the current quotations in this market for foroign and domestic exchanges, and for uncurrent mo ney Koaxini Ext hatkics London 10;fc*W?U Hamburgh 3<XaU Pans... J3A.S36W Bremen T7Xa77jf Amsterdam 3tfca3g$ Domestic Exchange). dis. Mobile par. a X dis. Boston... ... X ? !* Philadelphia.. Vf a X Baltimore .... X a S New Orleans.. X* X pr*m. _-v - - - _ Nashville 2Jfca 3 dis. Richmond. . . .1 a IX do 8t. Louis IjJi 2 do Wilmt.n,NC3 i 2^ do Louisville... isji J do Charleston ... 1 a 1H do Ciueiunatti.. ..2Xa 3 do savannah 1 a A, do Pittsburg lUa IX do Augusta I a IK do Detroit 2^ i 3 do Columbus... ,1 a IX do Buffalo 1 a )'f 4a Apalachicola . I\a I do Albany X* ? UncrasinT Mo*tr. a JBougAt at Sold at. . Bought at. Sola at. New England X di*. X dis. Mobile, sp i>g i.W dis. X do Alb,Troy,lie, ^ do X do New Orleius. lij do ?V * il uo uo i'tw untiui. ifii <jo ? ao N V. country. V do X do Ohio 3V Ho IX do New Jersey.. * do X do ladiana 3K do IX do Phi adelphia.. M do p>r. Kentucky ...3 do IH do Baltimore ... U do X dis. Teuneasee.. .3X do 1 do Virginia.... .IX do 1 do Missouri 3 do 3X4? N Caroline.. 31* do IX do Michigan.... 3 do 3 do 5.Car..lio*...!jf do IX do Canadi IX do IN do Georgia 3 do IX do The local currency is at the following discount:? St. Alb ms i dis. Plaiatoid X di*. Delaware Bridge 1 do Georgia Lumber dt Lehigh 1 do Farm, and ?lillrr?'... 1 do The dull season of the year being close at hand, the demand for exchange* of every kind, either foreign or domestic, is very limited. Then is considerable ancur" rent money offering for redemption, particularly the blUa of banks in this State. All the Eastern railroads hare this year been doing ? very geed business, and the receipts of each show an i in crease on those for the corresponding period last, of n large per cent The earnings of the Concord, New Hampshire, Railroad, for the year ending June 1st, this year, were $028,000, being $48,000 more then for the year previous. The expenses were $13*,080, and the net earnings, $03,0(0; giving a dividend of twelve per cent on the capital stock of $880,000. This is the most profitable railroad in New England, and it* stock I* held at thirty per cent advance In the Boston market A (Moad tnck is iWd fesfef Mi down, for the nmmn<

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