Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 7, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 7, 1847 Page 2
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1 NEW YORK HERALD. New York, Sunday, February 7, 1N4T. Nr we from Kuropc. The steamer Sarah Sands, with a submerged propeller, is due to-day, accoiding to the calculation of Captain Thompson. This is her twentieth day at sea. I'hr Difficulty with Brazil?Its Satisfactory Adjustment. We have great satisfaction in informing our readers that the unfortunate and deeply to be regretted disagreement that took place between the American minister at Rio de Janeiro and the Brazilian government, lias been adjusted satisfactorily, and in a manner highly honorable to both governments. The despatches containing the terms of adjustment, will, wc are informed, be sent to Brazil in the U. S. store ship Southampton, in a day or two. We are extremely pleased that this aflair, which at one time wore a very threatening aspoct, and even endangered an eruption of the amicable and friendly relations that have so long continued, and which will,we hope, for ever continue, between the two countries, has by mutual compromise and explanation, been thus happily sot at rest. No insult or wrong was premeditated or intended by either party, hut | the most trivial circumstance will sometimes assume a fearful and dangorous shape, where national honor and courtesy are con- , ?ern?H This transaction assumed this phase. and if a less able man than Secretary Buchanan was at the head of our State Department, the result might be very disagreeable. That distinguished statesman had several conferences with the Chevalier Gaspar Jose de Lisboa, the able Brazilian Minister at Washington, and by a little t- ? explanation, and by the exercise of the talent for which he is so eminently distinguished, succeeded in bringing round a restoration of good feeling, and in producing conviction in the minister's mind that the United States earnestly desired that no difficulty should occur between the two countries. Under such circumstances, the Brazilian minister was satisfied, and ihe whole matter disposed of. If Mr. Buchanan or Mr. Lisbon were rash or hasty men, it might have ended differently. We cannot suppose a case to occur been Brazil and the United States which could not bo settled satisfactorily by negotiation and explanation, conducted by clear-headed statesmen. Good feeling has always existed between the two Governments, and the people of both countries have great respect and friendship for each other. The 1 Brazilians look up to us as a model of national perfection. They take great interest in our concerns, and even enact 1 aws, we are told,ver y much j like ours. The sentiments of their newspapers I are ot the most friendly nature. We published an j article in yesterday's Herald, extracted from the Jnrnul do Commercio, published at Rio de Janeiro, g.ving a detailed account of the circumstances that produced the rupture, but not a particle of ill feeling was perceptible in it. This article, perhaps, was written by a member of the government, who might have indulged in some reflec" tions on the United States to vindicate the conduct of the government, but there is nothing of the kind in it. It purports to be simply a mere statement of facts. How very important, then, it is that the two countries snouid remain on terms or amity and friendship, and when any thing does occur, displeasing to either, how important it is that our State Department should be occupied by a cool and clear headed statesmanOcean Steam Navigation?Atlantic Hall Steamers. We yesterday published an article which we deemed necessary in the present position of the ocean steam packet service, and which we are glad to find has attracted the attention the subject deserved. We intend to follow it up, until the attention of the whole Union is fastened upon it, and something done to prevent the United States from occupying even a secondary position, in regard to a steain marine, to any other nation in the world. The article we gave in yesterday's Herald has drawn out the following commnnication lrom a gentleman of this city, who has always had the interest of this country at heart, and who probably understands the subject of steam navigation better?at any rate as well?as any other person. This communication we annex Ms. Editor : ? Farmit the writer to reply to the enquiries in your paper of yesterday, respecting ocean steamers Vou ask. "will the people of this country longer permit the people of Great Britain to amass fortunes at their expense?" They must, until government take efficient measures to prevent it. What capitalist would invest his money iu a line of steamers between this nnd Great Britain, to compete with the two Canard linos, which wi:l receive yearly from the British government $000,000 for carrying the mails ? And it is kDown that nearly, it not the whole of that sum will be reimbursed to the government from postage. The Postmaster General, as early as April, 1843, was foAwarned. that if our government did not establish a line of mail steamers to Liverpool, the ("unard lino would he duplicated, and the steam carrying trade between England and America, surrendered to the British ?sg. and over $? 00O 000 American dollars taken annually, to keep in commission war steamers, (see Sir Jtobert | Peel's speech on the Cunard contract.) for our greatest maritime rival. When remonstrances were made to tho Postmaster General against selecting firemen as the ter- [ minus, bis reply was, that "it was an administration mea sure," and also that the British minister had desired that the "terminus for our steamers should not be in Kng- i land." You complain that sufficient American capital does not j offer to build the Bremen line; the want of confidence in the route it the cause; this, the Postmaster-General was apprised, would be tho case. The lack of American | capital will, in part, be sapplied, if the reports are trie, | that the Frussian Government, and the city- of Bremen, have agreed to advance sufficient money to finish the , building of the second steamer, should not the law under i which this line is about to be established (which requires | that tho mail steamers must be owned wholly by Ame- < rican citizens), prevent it. The drain of $300 000 to $330,000 per annum from tho Treasury, to run mail stoamers to Bremen, is of but little consoquence to the nation,in comparison to the total sur- i render of the steam carrying trade with Great Britain to her flag; and the defeating of the grand objoct of the \ mail steamer law, which was passed (or the purpose of building up a steam navy witu but little, if any, cost to the Government. VERITAS There are some very important statements made in this note. What will the Post Master General think of them ? New Invented Poktablk Kiplk Cannon.?We witnessed, yesterday, on the marshes of Hoboken, the result of an important invention, designed and executed by Mr. Gilbert Smith, one of the most scientific artista, lor many years in thecmp oyment of Hoc k Co., of this city. It is a piece of field ordnance of 36 inches in length from the breech to the bore, bored with rille fluting, through a solid piece of steel, and weighing about 70 lbs. It is mounted on a light field carriage, with every requisite lor ammunition, and capable of being moved by simple manual labor, upon any emergency?the whole not exceeding 200 lbs. in weight. A target was placed at 700 yards distance, and notwithstanding a very high wind, ev"rv bullet, conical I v formed, wsivhinv hut five ounces, and forced only by one ounce of powder, raid either in the target, or within a few inches range of tho very limited space allotted to it. The mouiring of ihe pi?ce is simple, but sure, and rtivested of any power of derangement; the sight being regulated by a screw, and the gun capable of being raised or depressed by a similar arrangement, posn<"?ung one advantage above all others, that instead of sponging in front, the gun can be sponged and loaded by a swivel movement, as a common musket, ami immediately returned to its position. We are convinced that (or mountain passe3, where horses are impediments, in bush skirmishing, where the rifle cannot reach, this invention will be found worthy of the government patronage, and the inventor's ingenuity rewarded by a patent. The Revenue Cutter Taney, Ottinger, put into New rnrt from ? cruise 011 Saturday, in r heavy gale from S >. ih West, with twelve men sick and frost bitten t ~ musical Intelligence. Italian Otbsa?"Lucia di Lamms moor" was porfoim ed again last evening The house was wsll filled and ' the piece well performed. The clear atmosphere helped the singers' voices and kept the audience in good humor. On Monday evening " Nina" will be presented for the second time, and all who can go will have an opportunity to listen to Sigoora Pico in her representation ot the lone demented maiden; a privilege (ully com senaating for the necessary expenditure of time and' i money. Gband Concebt.?There will be a grand concert in the Church of the Divine Unity, in Broadway, beween Spring and Prince streets, on Thursday evening next. We have seen the programme, and can safely say ! that it will be one of the best concerts of the season.' Thestrlcssls. Pass Theatbk?The Italian ballet concluded their engagement at the Park Theatre last evening. They j now leave us after producing an impression on the minds of all who saw their extraordinary performances, that I moro graceful or,elegant performers never appeared be' fore the New York public' To-morrow evening, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kean commence their farewell engagement previous to their departure for the South. They will appear in the tragody of " Richard III." produced ; with new sconery. costumes, See. During this engagement, we loot for the Imgest houses that we have seen at the Turk for some time. Bowkbt Theatbic.?'"Cinderella" was again produced last evening, and the house was crowded to excess. Every available place ol accommodation was filled up; and the entire cast seemed more au fail in their parts. This magnificent opera will be continued to-morrow veiling, with all its rich and varied attractions. The | famous drama, "Jack 8heppard," will conclude the performance. The grand opera of "Cinderella" will have a run at this popular theatre, which has seldom been so crowded as during the last week. There will shortly bs brought out several oririual manuscript nieces, with new ' and peculiar models of scenery, machinery, &c., whereby a great combination of stage effects will be produced jn unsurpassed style. Due notice will be given of their auccossive performances. American Circus?On Monday evening the performances at this establishment will be of a very interesting and varied character A glance at the bill in another oolumn will sbow that the attractions ofl'ered cannot fail ' to fill the house to its utmost capacity. Nrw York Ores* Hovir.?'This establishment, for morly called the Greenwich Theatre, will open for the season to-morrow evening, with a company comprising some of our roost distinguished performers and an orchestra of great merit. The play of the " Hunchback " and the farce of the " Pleasant Neighbor " form part of the evening's amusements Mrs. Htetson, the young lady who recently made her debut at the Park, will take the part of Julia in the "Hunchback." The Alhambha?The well known company of negto performers, known as Christy 'a band of Ethiopian minstrels, will open to-merrow evening, at the Alhambra j From the well-known reputation of these minstrels, and j their judicious selection of this place to perform in, we I have no doubt that they will meet with perfect and complete success. Launch.?A beautiful ship, called the Enterprise, will be launched at 3 o'clock to-morrow afternoon, from the yard of Messrs. Porine, Patterson it Stack, at the foot of Corlica street. These gentlemen have been for some years celebrated for the neat and swift small erafc turned out from their yard ; but this ship, we believe, is the largest ever constructed by them. They are experienced and practical mechanics, and no better evidence of their skill is wanting than is shown in the well-proportioned and j graceful model of the Enterprise. Her dimen- j sions are 950 tons, 155 feet deck, 36 feet beam, I ] and 22 ieet hold. She ij square fastened, side j j kelson, and copper fastened fore and aft, j throughout. She was built for Messrs. Taylor & Kitch. Capt. Edward Funck, formerly of the Havre line, will command her. She is designed as a Liverpool f frtp tirliinVi nnrt clia i a alraarlir adtravfiaad ""?'I "" "?" >-" * "'?""J I Boston Papers ?We are greatly indebted to Mr. Dennis, of Adams A' Co.'s Express, via New Haven, lor Boston papers of yesterday morning. City Intelligence. The Weather.?The following table, taken at " Delatour's bt Co., during the week, will show the itate of the weather, and the range of the thermometer since .Monday 7 a. m. 13 m. 3 r. m. Sr. m j Monday 30 31 34 34 Tuesday 33 37 39 37 Wednesday. , . .43 48 49 49 | Thursday 30 39 31 30 Friday 36 31 36 33 * Saturday 33 33 39 33 The weather was again frosty yesterday. Strange Cask op Suicide?A day or two since, the j Coroner received several anonymous letters containing such allusions in relation to the sudden death of a man named Robinson Walker, who formerly resided at 76 Hammersley street,as induced that olHcerto enquire into tho matter, when he found that Dr. Van Buren, an associate ol Dr. Mott's, had given a certificate of the manner of doath, and upon the strength of such certificate, the doceased had been buried, although he came to his death in an extraordinary manner. The Coroner ordered the body to be taken up, and un inquest was held upon it at the Seventeenth Ward station house, where the wife of the dead man was called and testified that her husband went out about 3 o'clock on Sunday atternoon, and did not return until 1 o'clock next morning, when some unpleasant conversation took place between them ; he finally asked her if she was not going to bed?she replied no, and said that as she had got to be up at five o'clock there was no use in going to bed for so short a time ; her hnsband then got up and took a tumbler, and saying he was fit to live no longer, went out. but returned after a brief abseuce, and seated himself in a chair, and slept till 9 o'clock the next morning, when he awoke and went to bed in the bed-room, telling her that he had taken two shillings worth of laua anum the night previous. At about 3 o'clock he got up again and took a drink at 4 o'clock: she went to take him some soup, called him but he made no answer, I and all efforts to arouse him proved vain; he was evidently suffering from the effects of a strong narcotic drug. She then sent for Dr. Van Buren, who came and attended deceased until half past 11 o'clock en Monday , night, when he died. He was a native of Pennsylvania, aged about 36 years. The verdict of the coroner's jury was, that Robinson Walker came to his death by poison, | by taking laudanum for the purpose of self-destruction. Kinr.?A fire occurred at 8 o'clock, a. m , yeiterdav in the planing factory belonging to William Van Hook iu Bank street, near West. Cause accidental, damage trifling. Attempt to Breae the Telegraph.?Sergeant Sweonov discovered yesterday morning, about 4 o'clock, a man having a rope attached to the telegraphic wires in 9th avenue, and, on moving towards him, the man absconded. He was evidently one of those wire pullers behind the curtain that belong to tha corn speculators. " (Jo where Glory waits too."?It will be seen by an advertisement in another celumn that all who desire to signalise themselves in the war with Mexico, besides acquiring a nice farm, good wages, Stc , have now an opportunity offered them. This company will be called j into service as soon as the vacancies are filled. The Washington Market?The Alarm Bell.? We are requested by several members of the fire department, to enquire of the Common Council, the reason that tlio Washington market bell is not rung for fires in the 6th district. They say that they cannot hear the Hall bell in that district, only when the wind blows from the east; and that in consequence of the raaiket bell not being rung, they cannot attend to thoir duty, and have to pay b round sum in the courie of the year for flree, in not attending with their engines. This bell is always rung lor Ures in tho 6th district, vnd why not . lor the Ath as well f We hope the Common Council will | remedy this evil. Complimentary Ball.?The friends of Mr. George H i Ramppen an old fit email, who lost hi* whole itock of J goods by fire, intends to give him a complimentary ball | at Castle Garden, on the 10th inst. Death >r AropLinv.?Tho coroner held an inquest, also, at No. 103 Monroe street, on the body of Christian Seecher, a native of Germany, aged OA years, who, while carving a piece of meat at the supper table on Friday evening, fell backwards, and almost instantly expired. Verdict, death by serous apoplexy. Jsrtsy City Intelligence. Stormy Tims ii? the Common Council. Chamber.? ! On Friday evening last the " peoples" representatives ! 1 read their protest against the action of the majority of ] i the Board in favoring tho usurpation of the Jersey asso elates It fell like a bombshell in an enemy's camp, and made as much confusion and noise as does a missile of thnt kind in exploding. It appeared from the protest that ! 1 the authors carefullv searched the archives of the Boards of Selectmen and Aldermen, to substantiate that the parties who now assume to own the water rights in Iront of and adjacent to that city, were, when representing their I fellow citizens as Aldermen In former years, strenuous I opponents of the same assumption by the Jersey asso- . | elates. The way of accounting for the milk in the cocoa- : nut in this case is, the protestants aver, that then they had no interest in those rights there, but within a few years purchased them for a trifle, and now step in and assume the stsnd which the original claimants ssca med, *nd which they insisted in former years, was not valid or legal It also appeared that these recent claimants, in their places as Aldermen, some years back, insistrd positively on the right of the city to exercise, and did themselves, as Aldermen, exeroise jurisdiction over the identical water rights and shore property, the fee of which they now claim as individuals Naw Bank ?Those styled tho lottery men of Jersey > City, have made application for a charter of a bank, which they wish to establish in Jersey City, for the purp se of having more lucihty to earry on their business. A Mukbek in Siappor!), Conn.?A drunken ner;ro railed at the house of a Mr. Wiutt, in Stallord Springs, on Monday last, and made disturbance. Mr tV turned him out of doors, lis caught up an axe at the door and struck Mr W. on the forehead, cleaving I . his no<e down, and breaking the skull between the eves The surgeon declared it to he a fatai case The negro has been examined and bound over to the County ' ' for trial.?Hartford Timn, Frh. A. I he Supreme Court has reversed the judgment of the "yer and Terminer of Cayuga, and granted a new trial in the case of ihe negro Kieemsn, who murdered (he | Van Ness family Rellglona Intelligence. Calbndab roe rrnviii.?3- The Premutation of Christ in the Temple, oommenly celled the Purification of St. Mary the Virgin; 7 Sexsgesima Sunday; 14. Qninquageaiina Sunday; 17 The First Day of Lent, com manly called Aah Wedueadey; 31. Firat Sunday in Lent; ?4. St. Matthias the Apoatle?Kmbor Day; 34. Ember Pay; 37. Ember Day; 3S. Second Sunday in Lent The Kev. Dr. Ryder, S. J., President of the College of the Holy Cross, Worceiter, Maaaachuaetta, will conclude hie lecture thia evening in St. Petera' Church, Barclay atreet. Subiect?The only true worabip of Ood, in the ayatem of Christianity, ia found in the Catholic Church The Gorman reformer, Ronge, ia at preaent in Hamburgh, where he haa preached twice to very crowded congregations, and ia forming a German Catholic body. Hit Grace the Archbiahop of York entered the 90th year of liia age on the 14th inat. The Biahop of Gibraltar ia taking measures for raiaing funda for the erection of an English Chapel at Corfu. The foundation!>{ a fifth Church, to be erected by the Mancheater Ten Churchea' Aaaociation, waa laid by the Venerable the Archdeac.n about a fortnight aince. The lute Mr. Dillon, of Liverpool, who died on the lath of December, has bequeathed the sum of ?6,600 to various charitable and religious institutions Amongst the bequests are tho following To St Francis Xavier'a Catholic Church, 411,600; to St. Anne's, Edge-hill, X 1,600; to the Catholic Female Orphan Society, 41700, with sums varying in amount to Catholic Schools and Charitable Institutions. The Kev. Malcolm N. McLaren, of Rochester, New York, haa accepted tho unanimous call of the Central Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in Brooklyn, L. 1. to become their Pastor, and ia expected soon to enter upon his labors. On Sunday, Jan 3d, the new diocesan church was blessed by Mgr Blanc, who afterwards otttciated pontitically. Mgr Odin, Apostolical Vicar ol Texas, assisted at the imposing ceremony. FiKeen other ecclesiastics werg likewise present. On Saturday, Jan. 3d, Mgr. Odin, Apostolical Vicar of Texas, coulerred the holy order of the Diacenate on Mous. Chazzele and Chaurion. On Monday following, these two gentlemen and M. Chambodut were ordained priests by the same prelate. The three, with Mgr. Odin, warn aVwuit In Lava far Taviia. On Friday, Jan. Sth, a captain of the regular army of the United States, who lrad belonged to the Episcopal church, was baptized, iub-conditione, by the Her. M. Timon, in the diocesan chapel, and was received into the bosom of the church, after having prepared himself for this stop by grave and serious reflection Next day, Jan. Sth, the neophyte made his flrst communion in the diocesan church, and rcceivod confirmation from the hands el Mgr. Odin. An ordination was held at the cathedral of Chichoster, England, by the Bishop of that diocese, on the 4th Hun day in Advent, at which nine candidates were admitted to deacon's orders, and seven to priest's. Among the former, we nctice with no little interest, the name of Charles Edward Douglass, of Trinity College, Cambridge, son of the ex President of Kenyon College,Ohio; and we may add, for tho gratification of the numerous friends of this young gentleman in America, that he is now established at Brighton, as curate to the He v. tV. S. Wagner, vicar of Brighton. The Baiton Evening Journal says that on Sunday evoning, a congregation, Irom the various Episcopal churches of the city, listened with doep interest to some statements in connection with an able discourse from Rev. Mr. Hanson, who has just arrived from Africa. This gentleman, an African by birth, was graduated with honor atone of the English universities, was instructed in thoology, and ordained as a deacon, by Bishop Brownell of Connecticut, was subsequently ordained as a priest by the Arch Bishop of Canterbury, and has been since employed as a missionary and chaplaia of the English commercial establishment at Cape Coast. The Trappists are about establishing a house of their order in Martinique. Already three of their number had departed irom tho diocese of Nantes to commence proceedings. St. John's Church, Faterson, New Jersey, was so lemnly consecrated to the service of the Almighty by Right Rev. Dr. Hughes, bishop of the diocese, on Sunday last. The early mats was celebrated by the distin uuguiBueu pruiuie uimseii, wuu, uuioro leuuiug inu msi gospel, administered the fucrament of Confirmation, and gave first communion to more than one hundred persons, among whom were eight converts. A regular meeting of the Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum Society will be held in the school rood attached to St. Patrick's Cathedral, this afternoon, immediately after vespers. The first Roman Catholic establishment in the United States was in Maryland, under Calvert, son of Lord Baltimore, in 1534. The first Episcopalians that came to the United States were among the settlers of Jamestown, Virginia, having their pastor, Mr. Hunt, with them. The first Presbyterian church in the United States was at Philadelphia, in 1703 , and the first Presbytery was organised the following year. Cleeicai. Changes.?The Rev. A. F. Olmsted, from the Diocese of North Carolina, to St. Mary's, Manchester, Ct. The Rev. Phineas D Spalding, of the Diocese of Michigan, has been appointed a Missionary to China, under the jurisdiction ol Bishop Boone, and is preparing to embatk for Canton. The Rev. Samuel O. Callahan, from CJreat Mills, to Charlotte Hall, St. Mary's county, Md. Police Intelligence. Feb. 6.- Arreit of a Burglar ?A young man, calling himself" Dick Turpin," alias Wm. Peterson, was arrested onJSunday evening last, on a charge of burglariously entering the porter house kept by Sheldon & Burnell, on the corner of Wall and Broad streets, by the means of false keys, under the following circumstances. It appears that Mr. John Hoey and Mr Johnson, belonging to Adams' Express, No. 10 Wall street, which is located nearly opposite the above porter house, observed on Sunday afternoon, just about dusk, twa men standing up against the deor ef the porterhouse, the premises having but a few minutes before been closed by the bar keeper, Mr. Wheelan. Their movemonts, indicating soir.e felonious intent, caused Mr. Hoey to watch them, when in a few moments the door was aeon to open, but was immediately closed again; this movement satisfied Mr. Hoey that something was wrong; consequently he called Mr. Johnson to look likewise, and f eling convinced they were thieves, came to the conclusion to arrest them, if possible; therefore, for this purpose they returned to tho back part of the store to put on their coats, and upon their return the men had evidently en tared the store; they passed over te the store door, opened it, and looking in and finding it all dsrk, and hearing something move inside, closed the door again in order to send lor an oflicer and procure their arrest, but unfortunately the store being on the corner, while Hoey was watching the door in Wall street, the rascals escaped from the store by the door that opened in Broad street. On observing them going down Broad street Johnson and a man by the name of John Dunning fol lowed them tin Exchange street to Broadway, up Broadway to an alley which led into Lumber street, along Lumber to Greenwich, down Greenwich to Morris, and on the corner of Morris and Washington streets. Mr. Dunning seized Peterson by the collar, who showed fight, striking Dunning several blows in his endeavors to make his escape, and would in all probability havo got away had it not been for the timely aid of officer Closer, of the 1st ward, coming up to his assistance,when the ruffian was secured and conducted to the 1st Ward Station House, where, on his person, was found a large assortment of brass keys, together with several skeleton keys und " nicks,"one of which fitted the store on the corner of Wall und Broad streets, which had been opened by them. There was about $60 left in the till by the barkeeper, which the rascals were unable to obtain, having been discovered too soon and compelled to make their escape. Upon the arrest of Peterson, tho other burglar made his escape. His honor the Mayor committed the accused to prison for trial. Pocket Picking ? A man by the namo of Christian Pulia, residing at No. COS Washington street, was robbed of his pocket book,containing $41, nnd some silvei change, while in a porter house yesterday afternoon or the corner of Vestry and West streets. No arrest. Burglary?The'fancy dry goods store, occupied by Mrs. Jarvis, No. 635 Broadway, was burglariously entered last night by some expert burglars, by aid of false koys, and about $300 worth of dry goods stolen there from, consisting of fancy silks, ribbons, gloves and la ces. No arrest. Suspicion of Jlrton?A man by the name of Lymar Ackley, was arrested by a policeman of the 16th ward en suspicion of setting fire to the soap factory in 18th at Locked up for examination. .Irrttl of a Shoplifter. ? Officer Costegan of the 14th ward arrested, yesterday, a woman called Mary Lester on a charge of stealing 6 yards of mouselaino da laine, valued at $1 51). from the dry goods ;More of David P Cumpion, No. 383 Grand street. Tho property wai found on her person, and Justice Ketchum committal ner in tun tor trial. St filing Hog ? ?A chap called William White was arretted yestorday on a charge of stealing hogs front James Devlin, No. M4 Broadway. Locked np or exam ination. Saved from Perdition Olllcer Burloy, one of our vi gilunt men attached to tho lower police, arretted vextor day, a,young Jewess hy the name of Hannah lienor mine, not quite 16 years,of age, and very pietty, whoir he discovered in a house of prostitution located at No HI Mercer street, kept hy u Mrs. Kiel Mho was con dncted before Justice Osborne, who, at the request ol her parents, committed hor to the kind care of Mr*. Kos tor, the excellent matron of the City I'rison, to endeavor if possible, to return her again to the paths of virtue, Cous-tof Oyer ami Terminer, Before Judge Kdmonds, Aldermen Smith and Compton The People v?. the Her. John Seyi?ChiIiii or llsrr. ? Ksa. 6th?Sixth Dsv ?The summing up of this exciting case was finished yesterday; alter which Judge Kdaooda delivered a very long and uhle charge, in which he laid down the principles of law by which ths jury were to he guided in making tip their verdict He then called their attention to tho testimony adduced lot both the presecution and defence, and concluded by tell log them that if they believed Mrs. Cram and her daugh ter, they must find tho defendant guilty, but. if they (lis believed those two witnesses, then the defendant was entitled to an acqwlttnl. The jury retired, and sfier a consultation (f about three hour-, they came into court and rendered the following verdict: " We have agreed to acquit the defendant hy giving turn the benefit of gieat doubts on tho part of several of the jurors. ' The court immediately oiiected aveidict ol " not guilty" to be recorded. We understood the jury on going nut stood six to sixtourt of General Ntsslons. Befora the Recorder and two Aldermen. Fxa. 6 ? Senter.cee ?William Davis, convicted of robbery in 'he first drgreo, in raving been concerned with Wm. Silvey in knocking down a uilor nsrr.ed Lucas Hannett, and forcibly taxing (rnm him a watch, breastpin and a purse containing "M, on the night of 'lie 13th ol October last, was sentenced to ten years and six month' imprisonment in the HtaU prison. John Carroll, con victed ol ohtniniuing Property worth >10, hy mean* ol a false token, also found guilty of u petit larceny, was sentenced for tho two offences to be imprisoned in the penitentiary tor Ike term of tight?n months. The court then adjourned until Monday morning. Gams wen.? In the lower House of the Fennsvlvsn.'i Legislature, a few days since, a hill was passe.1 unanimously, for the suppression of gambling The bill makes gambling a penitentiary offence Th? KxUnt of tk? fmnn, The fnllowinr letter, dated the 3d instant. gives en ir. count of a moat terrible etorm at Union Mlile, Carol! county, Md Our neighborhood waa visited t<vdey, about 3 o'clock, by b moat terrific hurricane, which haa proved moat destractive to property We were warned of ita approach by aevaral peala of thundar?darkneaa and a distant howling of the winda I waa at the time in an upper apartment of the houae, and on looking out I aaw the gigantic hickoriea whirlinr about like reeda, and bending flatly under the weight of the atorm I immediately haatened down atairato app'iae the family of approaching danger, but befor-1 I reached them, a audden hlaat struck the houae with an much violence. I thought it would have been shivered to atoma The draft through the anerturea of the doora and win1 dowa waa ro great, that I could with difficulty open an onpoaite door. Carpeta were torn up from the floor, fnr- , 1 niture deranged, ice. By thia time the atorm had aomeI what abated. It did not la?t over two or three minntea, but during > that brief period, much damage had been done. Our sub ; atantial old brick mill, which haa withatnod the ahock of ' tha elcmenta for flftv yeara. waa about two-thirda unroofed. both gable anda blown down, together with the large chimniea on each aide. I It appears that the front door gave way at the upper storv. and tho wind ruabing in hursted the roof upward, hurling the shingles and rafters over a hundred yarda distant The hark mill house, and bark sheds, belonging to the tannery, were overthrown. Bu* worst of all. because the most difficult to replace. a large number of our fine fruit and ornamental trees liavo been prostrated to the ground in every direction The old Lombardys, which for ages have ahaded the premiies, the large floe willows, the beautiful maples, and several large apple trees, have all been either torn up by the reots or broken off in the stock In the neighborhood, several poor families have had their houses blown down, and are now seeking a home among tho charitehle around them. One poor man. with s wife and aix children, is left hnmelees and entirely destitute of the means of making hii family comfortable. Much damage has been done to the growing timber. In I numerous places immediately by us the wood is level | leil ?o me (rrounu. Wo learn that the itorm of Wednesday laat was very severe ot Havre He Orace. One house wai railed en tirelv from iti foundation* and blown several feet The ; gable end of another building wai blown in. Fenr.ei, treei. itabtei, 810.. were blown down, and damage done to a considerable extent. fFrom the Hew London Newi, Feb. 4 1 Yeiterdny morning we had a light breeze from E. 8. E , which, ai the day advanced, continued to inereaie i in violence, accompanied by a plentiful riin. Late in the afternoon the wind had reached a point of great se, verity, and from about ft to half pait 8 P M. it raged with a fury wo have never before witnei*ed. Toward* 9 P. ! M. it lulled, and afterward* came out W. N W . and hai I blown with great violence from that time until tbii pre lent writing, ft o'clock A. M. The iteamer New Haven arrived 'from Oreonport an hour or io later than her u?ual time, and proceeded to Allyn'i Point On the return trio, contrary to the expectationi of manv, ahe went out, although the wind wa* blowing furiouily, and the weather quite thick At about fl o'clock, however, the returned, being unable to reach Greennort. The Rteamer Worcester, with the Bvston train, came i down laat evening, but did not venture out | Tha iteamer Cleopatra, due from New York, hai not, | at the time we go to pre**, made her appoarance. The damage by this gale ii doubtleai severe and ex; tensive?although we have as yet, from the early hour I at which we go to pre**, been unable to ascertain j but one or two cases. The iloop Harriet, on* oi the Sag Harbor packets, lyI ing at the steamboat wharf, was badly chafed by a ! schooner moored alongside. Several plank ends were | started and broken off on her starboard quarter, aed tha ! paint and wood for some distance badly scratched and bruised. The schooner was not much injured. The wharf of Messrs. Prentis and Learned was slightly injured by the tide and wind, and the lumber thereon somewhat scattered by the force *f the gale. The ornamental wood work on the roof of Folly Castle. in Bradley street, was blown off, and lay in the middlo of the street, this morning. [From the Richmond Times. Feb. 6.] ! Wednesday was one of the stormiest days we rememi her to have seen. In the morning, it rained very violently, and the wind blew, for several hours, almost a hurricane. We learn that very serious damage was done to several houses in the city?the gale, in one instance of which we have heard, tearing off a zinc roof, and in another bursting in the gable end of a gentleman's dwelling. Part of the rooflng of J. H. Grant's factory ; Greaner tc Son's factory ; Binford Ic Porter's cabinet warehouse, and Hooker & Bioren's commission house, on the basin, was blown off. The rooflng of the capitol was partly blown off. The steeplo of the 2d Baptist church was forced from its perpendicularity, and represented a leaning tower. This was said to be owing to i tbe want of fastening for one of its braces, which being supplied yesterday, all is right again. The street walks were covered with pieces of slate, and it is a little wonderful that no one was injured by them in their descent. ' Trees, fences, and chimney tops were blown down in considerable numbers. The wind was from the west, and yet Wednesday night, the weather became very cold. TFrom the Washington Intelligencer ] On Wednesday afternoon a storm *f great violence visited this city. Heavy rain and bail were accompanied by a fierce northwester, which blew down fences, I . ? 1?Hj: ?,? Tl,. Jam In |V!> alnm ! on the Kastern Branch, where the water roie considera! bly and wu much agitated, waa very remarkable. We ' underitand that aeynral houee* have been unroofed, and ! aome unfinished buildings greatly damaged One houee j on the north aide of Pennsylvania avenue, between 14th i ang lftth atreeta, has been completely unroofed. [From tho Sprinfield (Maaa.) Republican.] The roada are gullied in all directions A email bridge on the Weatern Railroad, between Ruaaell and Cheater village, waa awept off during the night; and the yesterday morning train hence far Albany waa obliged to reI turn. The paeaengere and maile of the other traine, : each way, were conveyed by extra traine, after croaaing ' the gap thue formed. | The bridge will be replaced in aeaaon for to-day'a traine. The covering of that portion of the Connecti| cut River Railroad bridge at Enfield, which apana the canal, and which withatood the October gale, ao fatal to 1 the main part, waa blown off by the wind. No injury * | waa done to the track. A baggage crate waa blown off i the Long laland train, when near Weatboro, on the Wor. j ceater road, and carried a hundred yarda from the track { and atove to piacea. i On the Northern railroad three or feur rode of the : | track, iu Whateley (above Northampton,) were waahad | away, together with the embankment. Passengers croaa i the gap and take another train, which ia provided to conI I vey them over the reat of the road, i The apire of the new church in Jencksville (Ludlow) waa blown off, down to the belfry, between A and 7 o'clock in the evening, it waa fifty feet in length. Ocean Mall Steamers. [From the Waahington Union, Feb. 4] I We hope that thia aubject may be acted upon by Congroaa at its present aeaaion. A bill ia now on the calendar of the Houee, embracing the requiaite proviaiona for I establishing mail linea to Liverpool, and to the Pacific by the way of the iathmna. If that bill should becomes law, we should doubtless hare an American line of firstclaaa steamers noviga ting the Atlantis in as short a time : as would be required to ouild them. The bill recently ' reported by Mr. Niles in the Senate, from the Committee on the Post Ottice, supplementary to the act providing I for the transportation of the mail between the United 1 States and foreign countriea, contemplates the employ> ment of at least lour steamships on each route, of a tonnage not leas than 1,600 tons, and suitable for war steam| era Now, at its very last session, the Postmaster Uene; ral presented to Congress, through the Naval Committee > i of the House, a proposition from parties perfectly responsible, to build five steam-ships for the Liverpool and ' ! New York line, of not leaa than -7,000 tons each. The > i act noceasary to authorize the Postmaster General to carry out this project, waa reported unanimously by the i Committee on Naval Affairs, and remains unacted upon by the House. i | In view of our rapidly increasing intercourse and commerce with European countriea, and with all quarters of ' the globe, under the beneficent and stimulating influences of commercial fieedom, it becomes still more important i than it was a twelve month since to secure the advan, tagea contemplated by the estiblisbinent of the proposed i linn Ureal Itriinin hue pnvarail ill a noaun tirilk liaamers | of vast size and power, by merely advancing to individuali tho postage income, from which aha will in the , long run doubtless be reimbuned for her expenditure!. ' By thie policy *he ha* nearly monopolized the carrying . ' ot latter* and passengers for nil the world. The United i state* pay annual tribute of million* to the merchant* of I I (treat Britain lor *uch tramportation Thoie million* I aro in fact paid to build, equip, and keep in good re1 pair and condition, a (team nayy for the English governI ment, which already number* upward* of two hundred war steamers, and i* in the course of rapid augmentation, j Since the I'rinaeton w#< built lor our aervice, at leait a I dozen copie* and modification* of that splendid reitel have been udded to the English marine. With the Mis?i**ippi, end the ihip la*t named, we have enumerated the only effective war atenmer* in our nayy. One of these i* now at Norfolk, undergoing repairs; and the Trinceton ha* been as long actively employed that her ateam machinery even now require* a thorough overhauling. If we should need an effective war steamer thirty day* hence, the probability i* that we should not ' have one fit lor duty?it is certain that w should have none perfectly reliable for a ninety days' cruiie. I* tbi* the condition of thing* which this groat country, with its vast commercial marine, should exhibit to the nation* of the earth 1 I It iswdvised by the Secretary of the Navy to add four war steamer* to the navy proper. If, at the same time, by authorising the Postmaster (Jeneral to execute the 1 contract for Liverpool, to which we have already referred, we could add Ave ocean steamers, of two thousand tons each, to our commercial marine, we should hare : made a good beginning in the matter of ocean steam navigation It is impossible, however, for unaided private enterprise to compete with tho English lines, sustained ; as they are by the patronage of the government?a patronage which is rendered comparatively Inexpensive, because it is reimbursed by tho postage taxes which it levies on the commercial world. Sporting Intelligence, Pii*r.viLi.x Racks, Tuesday Jun 26?Two mile heatsYoung's h. nt by Oano, out of Holly McOraw, 4 years 1 1 Colclough'a b g. by Betrand, jr., 4 years. . diat. John Harrison's b h by Wsgncr, dam by itoanoake, 4 years dist Time?8 68 2d day?Three mile heats. ' John Harrison's s. f. Rosalie, by Boston, out of Impt. Emilia, 4 year* I ] Young'* cli m. Maid of Lodi, by Hualpn, dam by Phenomenon, 6year* 2 2 Time?fl 81?8 86 3d day?Two mile beats. 1 Young's Maid of fxtdi, pedigree above 1 j Colclough'a b m. Victoria, by Kowton, 8 years. . , 2 2 Harrison's n. h. by Wagner, dam by Roanoke, 4 year* ? dist. Time?3 56 ?4. It i* due Mr. Harrison'* horse to mention that ha was sscond in the 1st boat on Thursday, and was only die- , tanced in conaequence of having run in, on ore of the turn* Mr. Colclough's Victoria, ran a very creditable . , race,'carrying thirteen pounds over weight ' Riw Books, Music, Ar, North AkiUcm lemur, No. a.?H. Lone ud Bro ther, No. 83 Ana itroot.?The publishers appear determined to make thia an interesting work. This number contain! several beautiful views. Sfi-rxheim on Eduoation.?Fowlora It Welle, Phre nologista, No. Ill Naiiau itreet, have published a 7tb edition of tkia work. It needa no commendation at our hands, for its character is well known and appreciated. The New Yoaa Legal Osiehvcr for February is before im. it contains lonae important decision* in the English and American Court*. It can be had of the editor, No. dl Annatreet. Hunt'* Merchants' Machine for February i* received. We find it equally a* good as any preceding number. Freeman Hunt, 143 Fulton street. Pains'! Univeksum, or Pictorial World, No. 13. con tains several beautiful engravings, and a variety of interesting reading matter. R. T. Shannon, No. 118 Nassau itreet,is the agent for it, as well as for Payne's Illustrated Londoo, which is got up in the same style. Fowlers ti Wells, 181 Nassau street, have published the February number of the American Phrenological Journal. The Editor of Simmonds's Colonial Magazine, published in London, has sent us a copy of this work. We find it to contain a vast amount of interesting matter. We have received fro u Burgess, Btringer it Co., No 10 of Chambers'! Information for the People, which we find fully as interesting as any of the preceding number* Rich fc. Loutrell, 01 William street, have publisheJ a Merchants' Expeditious Calculator, which we think deserving of a place in every counting room. The Aschitbct, by William 11. Rantell?For sale by William H. Graham, Tribune Building. We have received No. 6 of this interesting work. Twsnty-Six Years, oa the Life or an Autos ani> Manager. by F. C. Wemyss, and for sale by Burgess, Stringer It Co. We have cursorily glanced over this book, and find it to contain a review of the stage and of actors, for the last twenty-six years. It will no doubt have an extensive sale. Taylor It Co. have issued No. 87 of the Modern Standard Drama?Damon & Pythias. Disturnell's Traveller's Guide, published by JDisturuell, No. 103 Broadway.?This is the most perfect thing of the kind we have seen, and will be found invaluable to travellers M. H. Newman & Co., 109 Broadway, have published a oollection of plain tunes for singing by note, under the title of Flora's Festival. The Lives or the Lord Chancellors of England; in three volumes.?This work embraces the lives of the Lord Chancellors and keepers of the great seal ol England, and gives a narrative of the moat important historical events of that country. It well deservea a great circulation. Published by Lea Si Blanchard Philadelphia, and for sale in New York by Henry Ker nott, 637 Broadway. 8. l'aylor, No. 90 Broadway, ha* publUhed a book coo taining fae-rimitii of all the gold and adrer coin* in the world. Jno. 8. Taylor, Brick Church Chapel, ha* publi*he< the Rev. Mr. Upham'a Oration before the New Englaui Society, at ita laat celeb ation in tbia city. Mr. John Horsytb and Mr. ? W. Mime have published a bird'* eye view oi Trinity Church, New York which i? on* of the beat thing* ot the kind we have leei for lome time. Sottas or the Ska, and other Poems ?By Epos Sergeant; James Monroe k Co, Boston.?This is the firs and only authorized collection of Mr. Sergeant'* poetics piece*. It deserve*, as we hope it wdl have, an exten sive circulation. valbittiitt*.?We have seen some specimens of Va lentines from L. J. Cohen, No. 1 34 William street, whicl are very beautiful. Bubal Cemeteries or America, No. 4} published bj R. Martin, 39 John street. The present r umber contain: views oi Laurel 3irt Hill; the Town from Ocean Hil and Sylvan Cliff. The engravings are in the first style. PHILOSOmr lit SrOHT MADE 8clElfCE lit EARNEST.Lea k Blanchard. Philadelphia. This work is exactlj what it is entitled, and contains a great fund ot scientifii knowledge, in an attractive and pleasingform. We have received from R. Martin, Ne. 39 John street the February number of the American Chess Magazine with plates representing different problems of the game Silver Pens ?It is pretty well ascertained that silve pens, with diamond points, are equal to those made c gold. They are made by H. Jones, No. 114 Fulton at. PC. Holt, Jn , 106 Fulton street, has published " Th Hours we Dedicate to Thee"?a serenade by O. P. Moi ris, Esq.,?Music, J. P. Knight schahrknreru & Luis, 361 Broadwat, havojustii sued a waltz called " Pas de Fleurs," dame par Ut iar timet Viennoisei, arranged for the pianoforte. Neuroeathv.?This is an explanation of galvanism electricity, and magnetism, in the cure of disease, fron the pen of Dr. Hollick, and published by D. C. Moors head, 183 Broadway. HvoRorATHV.?We have roceived from Joel Shav M.D.,Cooper*town, New York, a pamphlet containing collection of cases of disease successfully treated by hydropathy. H. Lon?j & Co. No. 33 Ann street, have issued No. 1 of Cham horn' Information for tho Pennle. Wo aro nloasoi to know that it meet* an exteniive demand, what it cei tainly deserves. Taylor 8c Co. have published the play ot " Willies "ill," by Knowles, and the " Irish Attorney," by Bet nerd C. Holt, Jr , No. 156 Fulton street, has published thi Hebrew Maiden's Lament, translated from the (lermai by C. B. Burkhardt, end set to music by P. Line paintner. It is a beautiful thing, and was sung at 1)> Meyer's concert, and roceived great applause. Movements or Travellers. The arrivals yesterday, were as usual at the last da; of the week, limited. The following are all, that at late hour, were registered at the undermentioned hotala BAmkrican?Herr Alexander, H. Bedlow, Beaton ; W Warner, Philadelphia; C B lackland, N.Jersey; D.Buch II art lord, E. M. WhaJey, Charleston, 8. C. Astob?J. Browne, Buffalo: J. H. Bennett,Boston; J. Peteriss, Washington; W. Richardson, Boston; (Jeorg Gilbert, St. John's; J. W. Arnold, Boston; J. C. Harrisoi Erie; M. Bond, Providence; J.Falier, Boston; J. Harti home, Providence; C. Jackson, do.; C. Porter, doj . Shiletto, Conn ; M. Poraeroy, Hartford; C. Cornett, Boi ton; J Maynard, Phila.; E. Lambert, do.; M. Purdy Buffalo; T. Plummer, Baltimore; Capt. Hunt, Boston Captain Titus, Buffalo; J. Leavitt, Salem; T.Cleveland Providence; J. Tults, Boston. City?W. E. Clarxe, Boston; H. Howland, Boston; M Ellis, Broviaence; J. Cooper, New Brunswick; F. Suy dam, Newark; W. White, Leicester; G. Mallory, Phili delphia; E. McClure, Washington; J. M. Larange, do R. Savage, U. 8. N ; J. Wilkinson, Syracuse; G. Tow sey, India; D. Evans. Philadelphia; W.Conner, Hartfori Faaitxun?H. Goodyear, New Haven; C. Ward, Ne? Jersey; R.Gardner, Lafayette; 8- Walker, Canada; A Essex, H. Goodyear, Conn; H. Bingham, New York Capt. Kilsey, Cleveland; Jas Taylor, John Taylor. Net York; C. Gerryan, Little Kails; G. Hook, W. Walcoti New York; J. Stacy, Baltimore; H Buckingham, Men phis; A Reynolds, N. York; 8 H.Barton, Onio; ti. Ru by, Chatauque. Howabd? J. A. Fishe, Baltimore; 8. Rust, New Yorl J. R. Patterson, Boston; W. Norton, R. J. Norton, Bait more; J. Penn, F. Norwich, A. Richardson, Boston; 1 Webster, I'lainfield; Mr. Bredbury, Conn; W. H. Tu ner, Norfolk; R. Ware, Baltimore; A.Davis, Galena; ? Cuhot, Ala; C. Ivea, New York; W. G. Lewis, Bosto Jcdson.?J. Gillespie, New Orleans ; W Baker, Mas H.Evans, Washington; A. Fairbank, Mas*.; J. Robii son, Webster, do ; H. Alexander, New York ; D. Hev son, Phil ; D. M. Eraser, Montreal; J. Htewoll, Wasl iugton co, ; R. Hitchcock, Waterbury. niTHsun's?Geo. Poraeroy, Wilmington; E. Cushin| do; >1 Shodart, White Plains; W. Spear, New York; Lay, BuiTalo; E. Gould, Syracuse; W. White, Fougl keepsie; A. Barker, Worcester. Italian Guards Ball?The Italian Gnard will rive their iirst Annual Ball at the Apollo Saloon, Bros war, to-morrow evening. This will certainly be ene of tl most select and fashionable balls of the year, and will i doubt be well attended. Our Washington Agent, Win. Adams, No. Elliott's Builings, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C is Agent iu the District for the " New York Herald." Tho wishing to hare the " Herald" regular, and early, must lea their address as above. lw To Tailors?Wanted, anexperlenceil cuttei to whoin a liberal aalary will be giveu. Address B. M , A tor House, with name and residence. 2t To Master Tailors?Take Notice that th Lease and Futures of the Clothing Store, at the corner < Charles and Baltimore streets, in the city of Baltimore,wi be offered for sale at auction, on tha premises, on the IJi instant, or will be sold at private aale previous to that tim i 1 ne no e is nuuui ? leei iroi.i, ana oriwreu ou auu -? it deep. Ilia fitted up in the beet pjiiible manner, and it li the largest eaah custom in that city. Apply at the at?re. or to Richard T. Shepherd, No. Chmtuut atreet, Philadelphia. tl Philadelphia Agent* for the Herald.?t B. ZlKBKH It CO., 3 Ledger Building, Third atreet, b low t;heanut. Thoae wiahiug to have the Herald acre, regularly at their atorea and dwellings. will pleaae leave tha namea aa above. Tarmi. 75 centa per month. Single co|n for aale daily. Trice 3 centa. J31 lm Navigation of the Ohio Hlver. Places. Time. Slate of River. Louliville .Jan 30, . ,8 feet Wheeling Jan 39. . ,8 feet Cincinnati . ..Jan '34. ,, 8 feet. Tittihurg Feb 1 ..7 feet 6 in MONEY MARKET. Saturday, Feb. 6?0 P. IHa The stock market continue* without any material alt ration. Tricei fluctuate a little from day to day, hut w can attribute it to nothing else, but the absence of moi news from Europe, and to the anxiety exhibited in r lation to the arrival of the Sarah Sands, the propello now about due. United State* fl'e, 18.18, fell ofT perc Reading Railroad X; Canton Canton script; Reai ing Bonds, Norwich It Worcester, Erie and Long Islam closed at yesterday's pricas, while Ohio fl's improred percent; Farmers Loan and Harlem ><. The tranaa tions are only to a moderate extent. At the second board tnere waa a decided improvamai io prices. Harlem advanced X per cent, with sale* t some extent. Clinton, IX ; Farmers' Loan, X ; Readin Railroad, X ; Long Island, X ; Canton scrip, X The Western Railroad dimeters have recently create fifteen hundred new eharee, under the act of Mavcl 1841, which are offered to the stockholder* at par, c tho 4th of March next, in the proportion of or new share to every twenty of th e old. Theee shares ni entitled to tha Jnly dividend. This addition makes th whole number of shares 36,100 at the piesent time Th directors have also petitioned tha Legislature for an it creased capital of about one million and a half of dollar to bo created from timo to time, as tha Increased hus sen of th# .read may require It i making the who) * ~ - i- j ~ \ Altar* capital t*n million* Probably non* of it c reataJ until the property is an sight per oeig which it bid* fair to be in the present year, the increase of receipts in the past nine week* baring been $13 , 133 33. WicsTsan Railroad Faiien'ro. Freight. Oth'r eou'cei. Total. Two months, cud's JUn. 31, 1846 4ft". 77'>43 8) 3,143 87 $131604 11 Do do 1147. '1,0(8'l 64 4,048 88 $1*4,831 13 Increase in 1*47.,.. 1,281 33,138 16 ? $33,133 18 Decrease in 1847... ? ? 304 03 ? The freighting business on this road, in the winter season, is immense, comprising a very large per cent of tb* aggreget* receipts. A new counterfeit five dollar bill on-the Dayton Bank has been detected. It is the first seen, and ia well calculated to deceive those not in the habit,of handling money This bill was numbered 3,388, letter A, and dated Oct. 11, 1815. The signatures and filling up are, apparently, in the same handwriting. A ten dollar note on tho Columbia Bank and Bridge Company, Pa , counterfeit, has been seen. It is oalcu lated to deceive those not in the habit of handling moor y, and not described in any of the Detector*. It was dated May d, 1843, letter A, payablo to R. B. Wright. It resembles the plate of the Lafayette Bank, Cin. The paper dark, general appearance bad, engraving of mej daliion head very bud ; Lafayette on the right hand, and i also badly executed. New branches of the State Bank of Ohio, are constantly organizing, under the general law passed for . this purpose. Thus far,'the system has worked without J any failures. We notice that the following new branches have been recently organized : The Lancaster Branch, at Lancaster, Fairfield county. The Mad River Valley | Branch, at Springfield, Clark county. The stock for a ! branch at Piqua, Mia pi county, has been taken?and the \ bank is to be immediately organized, The Committee fifWays and Means, in the lower House of the Legislature of Maryland, has mad* a report in relation to the finances of the State. The report recommends a resumption of the regular pay meat of interest on the State debt, and it ia the opinion ef the oommittee, that i | 'he finance* ef the State are in a condition favorable for such a movement. The committee propose the following i j plan, by which it will be seen that every contingency is guarded against, and the regular payment secured. PLAN FOR PAY I(TO THR ItlTERBST OM TIB DKBT OP MABYLABD. . I lit. That the principal debt as it now itaadi be kept i separate from the atreari; that the payment of interest | on said principal debt be resumed on the first day af Jan1 uary neat, and continued quarterly and semi-annually 1 i thereafter, as it falls due, and that the interest on the I principal debt be first fully discharged in each year before any interest is paid on the funded arrears. 3J. That the arrears of interest be funded on the first of October next in a stock redeemable at pleasure, bearing an annual interest of six per cent.; that said interest I be fully paid at the end of the year, (the first payment being in October, 1848) if there are funds in the Treasury adequate for the purpose ; but .if the Treasurer shall find that there is not sufficient to pay full six per oen', 1 that a payment of interest pro rata be made on the arrear stock, und a certificate be given for the balance, to be paid out of any future surpluses. 3d. That coupons be received in payment of taxes until the first ol October nest, after which all dues are to be paid to the State in cash. 4th. That power be given to the Treasurer, in his discretion, to borrow, on the pledge of the bank stocks belonging to the State, any temporary deficiency in funds arising from tbe inequality of payments required at the different quarters, the sums so borrowed to be immediately repaid out of tho first receipts in the Treasury, 5th. That all surpluses in the Treasury, alter paying the expenses of the State and the interest on the prinoi pal debt, and on the funded arrears, l>e appropriated to the purchase or redemption of the arrear stock until it is entirely extinguished ; alter which the surpluses are to be devoted aunually to the increase of the original sink. ing fund Old Stock Exchange, $10,000 U 8 6's, '56 101V* 100 shs heading RR, s30 53 $'>5,006 do 101 400 do 61V $5,000 do b30 101* 50 do bli 63 $800 do '63 103V 100 do b:? 63V $3.0 0 U S 5's, '53 95 100 do b30 63 85,000 Peun 5's 73 35 do S10 63 $6,500 Ohio 6's, '60 96 300 Canton Co 36V $9u0 City 5's, *70 91 50 do b30 36V $3,000 Morris Bonds 47 375 do 36V $3 000 do 47 390 Cam on Scrip IV $6,000 Illinois Bonds 41 50 do IjZ $11,000 Heading Bonds 73V 50 Long Island RR 39m 15 i)0u do 73V 56 do 39K 3.1ns NY Bank 115V 400 Harlem RR 53V | 1 do 1 6 750 do 53 V ! 500 Farmers' Loan 31V '60 do b60 53V I ' I 50 do slO 3i V 150 Nor & Wor RR 54 I I loo do s6U 30V 100 do .60 54 I | ; 50 do beo 31 Si SO do 10 51 J 175 Morris Canal . 1014 450 do MS* 1 50 Vicktburirh Bank 8J? 175 do 54% 200 Reading RU 62% 100 do sit 54? ' 525 do 62 50 do b!5 54% n 50 do nw 62 5 Erie Scrip . 14 .. 100 do s$0 61% 75 do 13% bcconu Board. S10.0OO Obio7's 101% 25 shas Canton Co 37% 9 i 400 shas HarUm RR 53 [15 do b!0 ? n 50 do slO 53 50 Farmers' Loan 12 I- | 100 do 53V' 50 do s?0 33 B ' 100 do b30 53V 50 do 32 50 do 53% 50 do 32 100 do 53% 50 Reading RR 62% I 100 do b3 53V 50 do 62% 450 do 53 50 Long Island RR 29% i I 25 Canton Co 37% 25 Canton Scrip 4 a ' 25 do 36 i. | New Stock Exchange. r* 1 50 shas Mori is Canal h3 10% 25 shas Nor It Wor b3 53% t, 50 do blO 10% 2i do o 54% 25 Canton Co c 37 V 100 do c 54 50 Harlem RR e 52% 50 do Mou 64% , ! 50 do b3 6J% 100 do c 5<V " 15 Nor k Wor RR b 0 54 % 25 do bio 54% * 25 do bl 54 50 do bl 54V >- i 25 do blO 54 50 do bit 51% I- 50 US Bank bl 4% 25 do bl5 64% Alarrled. j' | On Thursday evening, 6th instant,by the Rev. Oto. ' | H. Fisher, D. D., John H Vermilts, to Pmeb* Awiv, , : daughter of Henry Lippincott, Esq , all of this city. [* ! On Saturday eveniig, May 16th, 1846, by the Rev. J James L. King, Mr. Geo Unas to Mist Maar Louisa . j Cooiw ill, both of this city. \ Uleil, r* On Saturday morning, in the 38th year of her age, L after en illness of two months, Mrs. Mary Aim?te*:?o, wife of Wm. Armstrong. v' Her friends end acquaintance are respectfully Invited t to attend her funeral, from her late residence corner j*. | 10th Avenue and I9th street, on Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock, without further invitation. On Saturday morning, the 6th instant, Mr. William A. t. i Cbombik, formerly of Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, leather j] : dealer, in the 33d year of his 8ge. j His friends and acquaintance, together with the menr" bars of Marshall Division No. II, and Manitou Division j, | No 200, 8 of T., and Association No. I, United Brothers, : of temperance, as well tu the members of beth orders in general, are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, q. this afternoon, (Sunday,) at 2 o'clook, from his late residence, No 73 West Broadway. On Saturday morning. 6th instant, of epilepsy, Ra?mkl Dblamateb, widow of the late Benjamin S. Delamater - aged 68 year*. The reletivea and friend* of the family are respcetftilly [j. invited to attend her funeral, from her late resldenoe, Ne. | 32 Vandam street, this day, at 4% o'clook, P. M. | On Friday evening,the 5th iimaet, of hernipleya, Da . 1 kiil u i. uiroc, 111 me otuu year 01 nia ago " ' The relatives and frienilt of the family, else the ezempt Firemen aud the Kire Department in generdl, are ,* particularly requested to attending funeral, from hie late reaidence. '110 Houaton atreet, on Sunday afternoon, at 3>? o'clock, without further invitation. 3 On Saturday, tue 6th inat, Kachki., relict of the late ; , William Dtirell. e The friends of the family, and thoao of her aona, Henry re and Joaeph O. Durell, and her son-in-law, Jshn Towni aend,.jnnr , am reapcctfully invited to nttenil ker funeral, from the reaidence of the aaid John Towntend, jr., No. r? 1 14 Avenue C., on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. S ; On the 6th inat, (Jaoaoa, only aun of Joaeph P. and Jane Quin, uged 11 montha and 15 day a. The frietnla of the family, and thoae ef hia uncle, Edward H. Qutn, are respectfully invited to attend hia funeral, which will take place Iroin 644 Broadway, on 'l! Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. i On Saturday moruiug b.h inst., Hashikt Jane, dattghet ter ol Thomas and Ana Ri-illy, aged two yeara and thieo aa months. ft r Itinera! will take place this, (Sunday) afternoon, 5j at 3 o'clock, I row) No 101 Cedar atreet. ?. I DRAGOONS FOB Mt XICO. - ! IITANTEU?A few Able-bodied Men to complete a Com?d ft party already inspect d, and who will ha mastered inio nr aervice in a lew nays. Officers of ilia Company will be iu ea attendance, give inlorm nou Sic., at the rendetvoui, at V- MAUKHS, Concert Hall, tm Feb 4. IH7. 103 Elizabeth street. ? I 17 31* rh _ NETHKRLAND SOCIETY, Foil THE PROTECTION OK KvllGKANTS FROM HOI.LAND?A nice (rig of the Netherland Society will be held on Wednesday, Keb.t0ih.At7 o'clock P M.. in the Atlieneum Hotel, corner ol Broadway una Leonard __ I atrreta. A general atendiiire is rennes'ed ? le 7 3ti?? rh I' HOI) EN KO V I. Sec of the N. B MARSHALL DIVISION, No 11, S. of T. nai>*HKAl ? You are hereby noli fir d to me-1 at the Division mem. No 315 Broadway, <n Sunday. Febrnirv 7th. at Ol e o'clock, in lull regalia, to attend the funeral of Brother e Win C ombie. By order, wm.c o MORRIS DK CAMP, W. P. Ba. K 8. PATV.aiow, Rec. Senbe. 17 It'rrc c. MODES DE PARIS. r? I HTANTED IMMEDIATELY?A good Silk Milliner, t TV one well eaprneuctd in trimming will be required, ' Noue need apply but ihoae who feel qune competen, to take i- ! charge of the trimming. The highest wages will be given, j and conataut employment the year round. The a<mn wares ' will he given in doll times, has one trimm*r will here** , qnired permanent. Apply at IIS Hudson street, between c. ' North Moore and F-nnklin ats. Ieb7 3iia? tc STEAM ENGINE AND BOILER WANTED, OK abuul Bitten horse power. A note addresied o the tub" scribers, sta'ine size o' cylinder, leng h of ttrnke, sue of :o I boiler, by whom built, the tiine iliey have been in nte where _ they can he seen, and the lowest price. ?i I recei e aten? I lion. R. HOF. Ik < O , New Yoas, Keb. 6 h, 1417. ;9 & 31 Gold st. . ! 17 3t r-c ? QODAWATeR VND APPAH AT U4. J. M?tthew., No O 131 Third Avenue, N Y., rmtnuf irtnrer of all (he modern m ap| ar Una used fi.rihe manufacture. drawing or fouling ol |e Hods Water. A lithographic plat", with punted direct.ons for the making if Soda Water rid kyrup? ats" f.rtheput ? ting up of the apparatus aud iu use lie will acompan each ,e i apparatus. f b7 lm* rh ,e TEN DOLLARS REWARD. T OBT?On .Saturday morning last, between Nassau and " I J J Greenwich straets, either in John or Dey strest, a small I, hoi, containieing 1 leva bracelet, 3 sto'es, I small diamnnd pin, withgnsrd attached, I small plain gold ring. The abovo >' teward will be paid for their recovery. Apply to ? j'rh J. Y. RAVAGE, 9* ftlM it

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