Newspaper of The New York Herald, July 10, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated July 10, 1847 Page 2
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^^ P^Tyork herald. *ew V SuUuxIh), July 10, 1H4T. Tut Weakly Herald. The following are the content* of the Weekly Herald, to be issued at nine o'clock this morning:? The foreign news received by the Caledonia and Union ; domestic markets; movements of the President, with accounts of his reception in the Eastern States ; the despatches of our special correspondent attending the Chicago Convention ; a full account of the celebration of the 4th of July in this oity ; correspondence from Washington ; the latest news from Mexico; money and statistical articles, be., &c., &c. It will contain three engravings of the celebration of the Fourth in New York. Single copies in wrappers 64 cents each, mailed from otor office. News from Mexico?.Our ttelatlons wltlt Uiat Republic. Another special overland express for the New York Herald, reached this city yesterday with* the New Orleans Delta of the 2d inst., thirty-six hours in advance of the mail. It contains intelligence from the city of Mexico to the 12th ult. inclusive. It is, like all other Mexican news, ? very contradictory and unsatisfactory. It will be recollected that we yesterday published accounts from the city of Mexico of the determination of the Mexicans to oppose the advance of General Scott to their capital, by every meaus in their power, and that the greatest preparations were making to defend the Halls of Montezuma. It now appears that the Mexican papers to the 12th contain no evidence of thut ormidable opposition which threatened to overwhelm General Scott. According to the telcgrapluc summitry of the 'intelligence brought by our express, the Mexican newspapers are all strongly opposed to peace, ^anta Anna, to the 12th, had not been declared Dictator. The rumors tothut effect had been set afloat by his enemies. The Republicano of the 12th recommends that the forces which are intended to defend the capital, should be well drilled and properly instructed. It says that the chieftains should bear in mind, that it is to be their last effort, and consequently no exertion to have it successful should be spared. The Razonador, the peace paper, recommends peace only from a conviction that the country cannot carry on the war. Our despatch further states that Gen. Valencia has taken command of the army of San Luis 1 Potosi; that a letter addressed to the Monitor from Puebla, says that Gen. Worth, who began < by kissing his hands to all the young ladies at i Puebla, has concluded by breaking the door of i S^nor Paroa's house, and lodging in it; that Gen. i Scott was to march between the 15th and 20th of ' June, as he was determined to celebrate the 4ih of July at the capital; that, according to another account, he was not to march for six weeks from the 10th ult; that the citizens of Tlascala had solicited Gen. Scott for protection from a ] party of guerillas; that a letter from Puebla ad- i vises Santa Anna to march out and attack Gen. Scott before he is reinforced. Such are the latest accounts from the city of Mexico. With so many contradictory statements, what are we to believe ^ We must wait quietly and patiently till our forces march into the main Plaz i of the capital. L,- rom the N. O. Delta, of the 'id inst ] We yesterday received flies of Mexican papers from ibe capital. to aud ot the lJth ult , dates three days later than any previously received. We make from them n series of extracts which are given below We find in tbem do evidence of that formidable, fearful opposition to the advance of Gen. Scott, the apprehensions of which, for the last day or two so alarmed the nerves of some of the more sensitive of our contemporaries. Santa Anna, it seems, however ambitious be may be to piny the dictator, is rather shy in proclaiming his prefi-renrtes; he appears to think that as he can get along, though minus half his "understanding," be cau keep the government moving, muugu rcni-iug uu a muiuu u( ? ministry. Thti flies before us contain full reviews of the opinions of the different newspapers throughout the country, which number about twenty, and with but one single exception (in Durango) they are all fully in favor ef the war. El Monitor Rrpublicano of the 12th ult., contain* a lengthy article on the subject of the dictatorship. Up to that data Santa Anna was not proclaimed, nor had he proclaimed himself.dictator. Indeed, the Monitor ridi- I culed the idea that he designed to become one. The rumor to that effect whioh prevailed in the capital, is alleged to have originated with, and been propogated by, his enemies and the enemies of the country. The Moni'or asserts that the new cabinet Is not to be entirely formed of Puioi, (democrats,) as stated in some of the journals, and that the new ministers will carry out the policy of their predecessors. Santa Anna thinks that without a fall ministry?with the Ministers of War and Finance, together with the clerks in the Bureau of Koreign Relations ?he will be able, for the time being, to carry on the government In an article published In the same paper of the 10th. we find the following paragraph:?'"i'hero is no doubt but that the majority of the nation Is in favor of carry ing on the war, and we are, consequently, convinced that it is Impossible to enter into any arrangement for peace; were It to be concluded, it would prove fatal to tho nationality of Mexico. The defenders of the nation are, therefore, encouraged with brilliant hopes of final s?ceess. an it is undoubted that the position In which the I'nited .States finds itself must, in the end, secure us triumphant success, notwithstanding our former riinnKf.?rs All of us who sincerelv wish the continuation of the war. look upon an equivocal policy an dangerous, und all overture* of peace a perilous means to secure It; for this reison we are opposed to any change in the politics which may five it a pacific appearance.'' Congress met at the capital at last on the 10th. and the proportion of declaring a recess, was lost by one rote. El Republicano, of the lJth, in a leader of great length recommends that the fores which are intended to defend the capital, should be well and properly instructed and drilled, as they bare plenty of time before the American army arrives there. IMng chletly recruits, the generals commanding them, be says, should take great pains in their drill The editor says that the chieftains should bear in mind that that Is to be their last effort, and consequently no exertion to have it successful should be spared. El Umanadnr, the peace paper, says that It has recommended peace, only because It is convinced that the government would nut or oould not carry oa the war, but at the same time It approves Santa Anna's withdrawal of his resignation, and praises him very much, saying that he is tne only man In the country who can keep alive the war spirit. The Legislature of Aguascalientes had given its vote to Gen Almonte. A letter l'rom Uajaca says that Santa -<nna has been unanimously nomlputed President by the "Veislature of that State. Gen Valenoia bad reported having arrived at San Luis 1'otoet on the 3th June, where he took Immediate onmand of the army. Gen. Salas had alse arrived there, and taken charge of his post Gen Bustamcnte was at Irapuato on the Ath, where be was to begin immediately to raise forces from the State of Guanajuato It was thought that Gen. Alcorta bad Issued an order by which Bustainente would be obliged to go as far as Sloaloa, in order to take command of the foroes there?which, according to El Monitor, are nono It seems, from what we see In the Monitor of the 11th, that Santa Anna and Canaliso had "made friends'' once more. and. consequently, the examination of the latter forhis oonductat Cerro <>oruo whp dropped. AJtnougu It was reported that he had been Appointed Governor of the State of Vera Cru?, he was to be employed in the ~ defence ot the capital El EttanAartt 4t (as Chinacatei, publiHhed at San Luis Potosi. >a;i that a large body of guerilla* hat been organised at Boca*, about twelve leagued from Han Luis, and that they were all well armed and equipped. Gen. Alvare* sent an express from Amect, on tbo !Jth, with oorreipondence Intercepted in the possession of a courier golug from the oapitai to i'uebla The Gofirnment bad called on the different persons sending letters, in order that they should be opened and read, to show whether or not they contained any information nf which the Americans could avail themselves. El Rtpublicano of the lltb. bas accounts from I'uebla, in which it Is stated that the American forces would not move towards the capital before six weeks, (from the 10th of June) as they were awaiting reinforcements and heavy artillery from Vera Crux El Monitor of the same date publishes a letter in which the writer states that he has been informed that the whole foroes will ^ move towards the capital, in all from the 1Mb to the 30tb. as they had resolved and were determined to spend and celebrate the 4th of July at the capital. A letter trom luebla addressed to El Monitor, states thnt General Worth went as far as Cbolula with '.100 men, and had returned alone with bis staff, without being troubled by an; of the guerilla*. A letter received at the capital on the 10th, from riaxcala, says that the inhabitants of that place bad addressed a petition to Oen. Scott, asking protection of ? ?W"f ?[ KuerlUan, Portillo, was constantly v. .1 Monitor says that it xeems the A "'"k '" tat. their predecessors during the time when the Spaniards went to conquer them A correspondent from I'uebla. writes on the 7th, to a friend in the capital, that the American forces are scarcely <1,WW men, and as General Bcott could not eave that place for some time, It would be good policy to have the Mexican forces marched to I'uebla anri there attack the Americans, who were not prepared for an effective defence A letter from Tuxpan. of 31st May, says that the Inhabitants are so much frightened there, that as soon as they saw a vessel approaching the port, they packed up their beds and ran to the woods, wbere tbsy remained until thev were assured that there was no danger la the lew? Om D*y Utw from U?? Continent mt Inopt. We are indebted to Dr. Jffe, one of the pa??en? gers of the French mail steamship Union, for a copy of Le Commerce, of the 20th ult. It containi) some interesting commercial intelligence, including a full report of the Havre market of the 19th, and several items of marine newb. It also contains several interesting items of miscellaneous intelligence. The steamship Washington, Captain Hewitt, bailed from Southampton ut 7 o'clock on the morning of the 17th ult , for Bremen. The Gazette de France of th?* 20th J une, haw the following passage:? The judiciary commission of the Chamber of Pears baring made Mr. Ceete,;tbe ex-minister, pass from the rank of witness to that of accused, and having sent him with Mr De Cubli-ree, before the Chamber or Peers, an animated diocussion ensued, whether the Chamber of Deputies ought to interfere in the aocusatlon, for Mr. Ceste was minister, when the affair of Cubit-res and Parmustier took place in Paris. The affair of Em'^le de Girardin made a great impression in Paris; the matter, if not already entirely discovered, is, however, enveloped with such a transparent veil, that we shall no doubt soon receive the news of its having been probed tn th# Iwttfnm The Peer who has bought hin/><urt? for 80,000 francs, is said to be known. The Slmaphort of Marseilles, of the 16th of June, contains the following extract:?"89 ships with cargoes of wheat, from different ports of the Levant, have landed their cargoes within a few days, at the port of Frioul. Up to that time 235 ships, nearly all loaded with wheat, had arrived at that port." "L'lndus," a magnificent ship, the oldest of the French merchant navy, entered Havre on the j 18th ult. She was built in England in the year 1718, and is, consequently, one hundred and twenty-nine years old. She was taken from the English, in 1778, by the French, during the war [ which was declared after the independence of the United States, and has, since that time, remained in possession of the French. The official journal of Madrid of the 14th June > contains the following notification, made by the minister of justice, to the auloritier of the kingdom :? Somo newspapers having dlsouaaed the rights ae knowledged by the constitution and the laws, or the In fuut Dona Luiaa Fernanda to auooeed to the orown o f theae kingdoms, the public prosecutor, desiring to pu t an end to there discussions, is obliged by his duty to adopt coercive measures to prevent them for the future. Disquiet and trouble still reign at Madrid.? One person says that Espartero had received permission to return to Spain with all his grades and titles; while others say that Narvaez was to return and seize the reins of government. Our > advices from Portugal, are of the 14th jf June. The Junta had accepted the proposed conditions. Measures had been taken immediltely by the commandant of the English forces to stop the march of the troops of the Queen's party, whose leader was Saldanha. Correspondence from Constantinople of the 2d June arrived, via Germany, contains the following news :? The last mail ha.a brought the news which ?u no impatiently waited for at Vienna. The Prince of Metternlch hat cut the gordlan knot. The Dlvaa'a demands are recognized as just. Mr. Muwarns, the Ottoman Minister will return to Greece and reside in Athens.? Mr. Colttel, " or one of his colleagues," will pay him a visit and make an apology. Before all that will be done, the President of the Counoil will write to the Ottoman Porte to make known that the Hellenic cabinet is ready to receive Mr. Musvarus; but it is understood that this ambassador will be reoalled after a oertaln time, and another diplomat will be appointed In his plaoe. By this piece of diplomacy, the Divan succeeds in getting his ultimatum; and the only difficulty that now exists in the way of a final settlement is the visit and apology which will be made by Mr. Colettl, or by " one of his colleagues." The Count of Sturmer and Lord Cowley had an interview with the great Vizier, in which they congratulated him, or rather they congratulated nno unnihir nn tiip hnnnv termination of their quarrel. The Ottoman Porte adheres entirely to this settlement. The only thing now is for the lircek cabinet to consent to it. Negotiations are to be opened between Austria and Prussia,(respecting the Zollverein) in order to efl'ect a mutual understanding between the two countries relative to commercial matters. The aulic cancellor, Baron D'Esh, has departed for Berlin for that purpose. A food riot took place on Tuesday evening, at Ostend. The high price of wheat and flour in the market of Fumes, obliged the bakers to augment the price of the bread. This becoming knowji, a great many persons went to supply themselves with bread, wishing to avoid the rise, which was to begin the next day. The bakers had concealed their bread, and refused to Bell any. This refusal excited the people, and a riot began, but the burgomasters and three cancellors presided to the sale; of the bread, and peace was restored that evening A scandalous affair, similar to Mr. Gudin's, took place at Vienna. A Cai>tainde N., aide-decamp to the Duke Ferdinand de Saxe CobourgCoharv, brother-in-law to the Princess Clementine d Orleans, forfeited his honor in so shameful a manner, that French scandal is left quite behind by it. The particulars have not been given. Market*. Havie, Jem 10?Cotto.1I?4-i bales Louisiana, ord. fair, !>8f , M do do very ord.. 9of. 60; 01 do do do, 96f.; ?' UO UU uu, MI. Wj OV UU UU UV, tr-ai. */v?, u uv uv UVy vvi. , 47 do do dd, 96f. 30; II3 do do do, 96f. 60; 47 do do do, 97f. 60; 43 do do do, 96f.; 43 do do do, 96f.; 36 do do do, 96f; 61 do dodo. 96f. 60; 30 dodo do,.94f 60: 131 do Mobile very ord., 96f.; IS do do do,96; 46 do do do, 96f.; 61 do do, ord. to very ord., ?; 98 do do do, 971.; 38 do Georgia, ord. to good ord , 9Bf ; 43 do do do, 95f.; 34 do do ord fair, 96f. 60; 60 do do ord. to good ord.. 97f. 60; 36 do do ordinary, 97f.; 43'do do do, 93f. 60; A3 do do do, 97f.; 31 do do do, 96f.; 60 bales Louisiana to be delivered in June, ordinary, at 98f 60; 100 bales do deliverable in July, ord , at 98f. 60. which make* 60c. below the price yesterday; 100 bales Mobile, deliverable in August, ord , at 98c , on a level with yesterday's quotation The sales of the day amount to 1,600 bates, of which 360 are to deliver. Prices are very firm, and even a slight rise on yesterday's quotation, particularly for the Inferior sorts, oomprlnng the very ordinary. We have 646 bales of Louisiana cotton. Indigoi?81 oases Bengal 6f 60c. a 6 76. Graini?The last eight days we have received considerable supplies in (lour and wheat. The following 1* the detail of arrival*:?93,600 barrels United Htates flour; .'10,ju0 racks wheat; 7 cargoes of corn from Trieste, Baltic, Portugal and Marseilles; 14,000 bags rye, from the United States; 36* do maise. Per contra, the sales of the week have been but little animated, but the price tolerably well sustained. There were disposed Of 7000 barrels American flour, at 61f. to 63f., for Genesee and New York, deliverable; New Orleans deliverable has commanded 60f. to 61f. and deliverable at the end of the month 48f. a 49f. There have also been publicly sold, 3.000 bbK slightly damaged, at 45f. a ftOf. For wheat the prion hu also been well sustained, and eTen a Might rise for itom? little lots for consumption, nearly 15 OtlOh. hare been sold. New Orleans and Philadelphia nt SO a 95fr.; Dantslc, 08 a 99fr.; Danish. 03 a 90fr To-day we are entirely calm, with Tery feeble prices. We qoote Home transactions that took place on a decline 1500 bbls. N. O. flour, In the course of June, at 4H fr.; 10?0 bbls. Philadelphia, deliverable at 47f.50. There have been publicly sold 603 bbls. American flour, damaged, at 44:00 a 16:60; 130 do. rye, damaged, at Si a 3ftfr. In wheat. 1178 tacks N. O at 91 the '.200 kill.; 487 do. at 92 the '200 kill. We have received since yesterday 4585 bbls. flour and 3351 sacks wheat from New Orleans. Nantes, June 18.?Sugar?178 bbls Ouadaloupe. Coffeee?193 bales Bourbon Tea?28 half cases ttouohong. Cotton?42 bales Hay tl, per Triton. 90; 37 bales Louisiana; 30 do. Georgia. Klour?136 bbls American, 49 tl. A cargo of Cacao expected from Para by tho Tayac. Awtwkrp, 18th June.?Wheat has been almoit without demand this week. whilst the holders were generally anxious to realise. Egyptian obtains 17 fl.; Smyrna, fl. 18>i; Polish Odessa, tl. 20K a 21; English and Baltic, fl. 21 a 22>tf, for 80 k. ltye has fluctuated much; It has lowered In prioe, and to-day commands from fl. 14 a fl 15 per 70 k , according to quantity. Barley and Oats without variation. St. Pr.TKiusuarj, 10th June ? (iraint?The greatest calm exists among wheat, in consequenoe of the orders to resell coming from abroad. The news from the Interior, and espeo tally the middle of Russia, are vary unfortunate for rye. They look on the crop as lost, in consequence of drought. Late ;rro.m f Jamaica*?The schooner Volant, Capt. Mathias, arrived last night, bringing us files of the /Impatch, published at Kingston, to the fithjult. At a meeting ot the great Internal Railway Company, held on the 2d, it was resolved that the company should be dissolved, and that the deposits, alter paying oil the debts of the company, should be returned to the subscribers.? It is said that a dividend of 7?. in the pound will be available. The weather was very favorable for the crops, throughout, and the estates generally, in the district of Bath, St. Thomas, in the east, were bringing the year's crop to a good conclusion, the estimate m many cane* having t??en ? *cMded OMM Itw B?Tl|?IUW Steamer Union. TbU elegant Frenob ntumir which trrirad In our port ob Thursday, U certainly on* of th? finest steamships we have ever seeu in our harbor. We visited her i from bar upper deck to the keelson, yesterday, and now furnish our readers not only with a description of her, but also with the particulars of her passage over the Atlantic. The Union left Cherbourg on the 'JJd of June, at 7 o'clock In the morning, and arrived here on Thursday the 8th of July, at 6 o'clock In the afternoon. The day of her departure and the day of her arrival being divided, as is generally done in the oase of the English , strainers, the French steamship has made her passage in 1 tlfteen days instead of sixteen. This is quite a remarkable trip for a ship that had never before made ber way j aoross the Atlantic, and whose officers were somewhat i Ignorant of the road. In addition to this the chief engi- J neer has shown us his log book, in which it is stated that 1 for the purpose of repairing the machinery, and arranging some other matters, the U. was stopped fourteen hours during the voyage. It Is unnecessary to say any- < thing relative to the difference between New York and Cherbourg, and Boston'and Liverpool. The second day she was at sea a head wind began to i l.lnw .?.< Ji.J? ??-? _U.l ?"? ?*??t ?? "v-ii-u *?'?"! tus nuuiu |iug<|g. uu the third day out, a fatal accident took place in tho engine room. The second machipist, named Thomas, baring . come down to the lowest part of the machinery, wan fixing a screw, when the unfortunate man was struck on the head by the lever and his skull broken. Thomas had 1 strength enough to reach the deck, where the surgeon of the Union gave him every attention which a most j touching solicitude could suggest; but the poor man, after twelve days of the most horrible agony, dled.jand was , launched to his last resting place in presence of all the < officers, crew, and passengers, who assisted in the cere- j mouy evidently with the deepest sorrow. A Catholic priest who was among the passengers, L'Abbe Butem, presided at the ceremony; and this Bolemn burial was a sad spectacle. This was the only remarkable Incident that occurred during the voyage, and the Union arrived here safe and in good order. Before reaohing her pier at the foot of Clinton street, she met with some difficulties occasioned ' by a sloop, by whioh one of her buats was crushed to ( pieces; and when near the wharf a German brig having refused to move, broke her left paddle box, with its bow- < sprit. But now the Union is safely fastened to the wharf, j In a few d?y* she will be ready to reoelve visiters, who a may assure themselves of all the elegance and comfort y which can bo displayed by the French offloers. q The Union has lor her Captain iCdmond llebert, Esq., e Knight of the Cross of Honor, a very amiable gentle- y man, and who is known to be an exoellent officer. Mr. D'Heseoque, an old offioer of the navy, and a very . fine old gentleman, full of urbanity, acts as'Messrs Herault & Handel's special agent on board of the steamer. Then oomes Mr. Laine, the seoond offioer, who has a himself been a captain in the merchant navy. Then there are two lieutenants. Mmrs. Bandran an J Tonastre. The surgeon is Mr. Poirson. This gentleman, whose medical knowledge has been mentioned te us principally . In relation to the accident of the poor machinist, is a 1 very fine looking gentleman, worthy of the rank be a occupies. tl The machinist in ohief is Mr. Joannet, having tbe rank of an officer. Tbe erew is oomposed of 54 sailors e and boys, 18 firemen, three cooks, a baker, a chamber- a maid, and six servants. We must also mention fbur p machinists, having rank of masters ; three masters, the (| first carpenter, thelwo other masters of the crew, then 11 one furniture maker. P Tbe form of the Union is quite elegant and bold. Her * masts slim and strong, and tapering ; the figure which tlands at her head represents a golden eagle terminating T in a dragon's tail. The machinery which has been cast 0 at" Le Creusot" foundry, possesses great beauty of de- * sign, and is carefully finished, and moves with the a utmost ease and facility. In short, it works charmingly. ' Let us now visit tbe cabins aDDroociated to Dassentrers. * The only rooms we find on the deck are oocupled by the , captain, the superintendent, and tho surgeon. A small *' parlor, -with a divan, is in the middle of these rooms. e and frontiug them the wheel, compass, ico. Icc. * Under the deck are the cabins occupied by the passen- 1 gers. They are divided into two long seotions along tbe 8 ribs of the ship, and end with the dining-room In the * middle of these rooms are two small square blocks, in which are also rooms, and a parlor for the ladies. The c dining-reom, Instead of being like those of other steam- ? ers?longitudinal?occupies the whole breadth of the F ship, in an oblong way; and along the ribs of the steamer are two large Krench windows, which may be entirely \ pened, when weather allows it, and permit the fine \ breeze to enter and delight the passengers. The long table of the dining-room, of mahogany, is pierced with holes, in which are placed very elegant silver castors, containing each a bottle of wine, a tumbler, a bowl, salt, pepper,, two wine-glasses, and a decanter. The entire service of the table is of silver, gilt inside. Wu congratulate the passen'ers, who, exempt from sea eicknuM, are able to share such a bonne chert during their voyage from Kranoe to New Vork, and vice versa. The bread is made every day on board of the Union, and wo-jrere shown an apparatus for changing salt water htta'a sweet bever ge. The wine.-, claret, burgundy,, pjpt. sherry, madeira, are on the dally bill of fare, and champagne runs, freely twice or thrice a week. From the dining room, to which are adjoined the office and pantry, we return upon deck and tind ourselves before two guns, whioh are not peace-maker". guns, hut to b? used for salutes, and nlaced lik? trims in M fri. pate. , The Union la rigged with three nub. On the fore- , mMt t>h? carries three yards, main-top and royal. The mainmast, in consequence of its proximity to the chim ney, which is immediately forward, carries no square ' sails, but occasionally a spencer or stay-sail. The mizen ' is furnished with a gaff and spanker. Hhu cairies a jib . and flying jib. ! We shall now conduct our readers into the room called 1 "Chambre de 3de Clause ' (second price cabin.) This 1 room, we must confese, is as well distributed as the first ' one, excepting the meals, which are not perhaps as good. In the main cabin the arrangements are as comfortable as in he first. 1'here are 84 beds in the first I oabln; fire roomsaie furnial.ed with four beds each; one t with six, and the others with two, like the other steam- i ers. All the furniture is made of mahogany, carved in t style, and the chairs, arm-chairs, and bureaux are of a magnificent model. These last pieces are covered with , red crimson velvet, which look simple and very elegant, f The bedding Is as soft and good an desirable; and tho a berths are as airy as possible. n In short, the French steamer Union, whoso length on [, deck, from tafferel to night-heads, is 196 feet, with a breadth of beam of 44 feet, is a magnificent ship. We mast confess that the painting is not so clean as desirable, but the French government, after Its long delays, did not at best have sufficient time for the company to fit out this steamer a.< they desired to. We have been assured that the next steamer to come, the Philadelphia, will be a model of elegance. We cannot oonclude this article without speaking of the change of name of the Canada (and not the Christophe Colombus, as before said,) into the Union, and the three other steamers into American names This act of courtesy towards the American nation, though appreciated by us, was unnecessary. The Canada, discovered by Carter in 1434. was as good for a name as her present one. This, as a matter of course, is only our opinion.? We may be wrong, but we think so. We have also to mention a note which has been sent 1 to us signed by all the passengers of thu French steamer. 1 It is as follows :? "We the undersigned, passengers of the French steam- 1 er Union, desirous to render homage to the conduct of 1 Captain Hebert and bis officers, who gave us thu 1 greatest care and the choicest attention during all the voyage, have resolved, in order to give tho testimony of our gratitude in a public manner, to make known to the American people, the kind manner with which we have been treated by them. Signed by all the passengers." The French steamer Union will sail for Kurope on the 34th of this month. No doubt she will be filled by all ni" irayt'iitTA ueurous u> meet wun coiniori ana ft <juick pilMgt. Telegraphic Communication Between Poetland and Halifax.?Mr. J. J. Speed, agent of the company which controls the right to establish a line ol telegraph between Portland, Maine, and Halifax, N. S., adverliaes that the company have been offered by private individuals the price asked for the construction of n lin# of telegraph from Portland, in Maine, to Halifax, in Nova Scotia; but the owners of the right are unwilling 10. place it in the hands of private parties for speculative purposes,without making anefiiort to dispose of it in a'way by which the whole community will be benefitted. It rests with the public to determine what course this company will ado I the money be not provided by the public, our merchants and citizens will be at the mercy of the speculators, Hooks of subscription will be open in Livingston it Wells's Express Office, No. 10 Wall street, for ten days, within which time the question must be settled one way or the other. The Chinese Junk has at last arrived. She was reported inside the Hook by the Telegraph at sundown last evening A steamboat went down for the purpose of bringing her to the city. Arrival of Emigrants.?Six thousand two hundred and seventy-seven passengers arrived at this port during the week ending the 8th inst. Sporting Intelligence. thottiso?Lapt Surt'oi k aso James K. Toi-k.? Thene unequalled nags conic together next week at the Centreville Course, two mile heats. Lady HufTolk la supposed to be In as fine condition at the present time as she ever was In her life , and from the mannor In whloh J. K. Tolk will be handicapped, it is supposed that the oontest will be a very close one. It Is lookod for with great anxiety by the admirers of both. This course is vary favorable to Lady Suffolk, she having made the quickest two miles on record on this track. On Wednesday, *inatoh race for $lfK) took place, be- I tween the schooner boats ' Kdmund V < onnor," and " l.afkyetta," from the Point Hooaeto hvster aw <1 bark, | *hieh waa wt-0 by the A*na?r < Thialihali Bowtnv Thht?i?Thar* will be an excellent outer- ' tainment at the Bowery theatre this evening, for the ! benefit of Mr. Jordan, and we have no doubt that it will 1 attract a Tery Urge audience,and A 1 Mr. Jordan's ooffan I aa well. In addition to the usual quantum of anutr- j meats, Mr. H. Marks will perform a grand concerto with , orchestral accompaniment*; Mr. Denniaon will atng the 1 much admired ballad " Beati there a Heart," and J another equally admired one; Mr. Doyle will recite the < eloquent speech made by Robert Lminett, the Irish pa- ' triot. previous to being sentenced to death by Lord Nor- J bury; Mr. R. W Jones will recite l* Bucks have at ye all," and Mr. Neale and Mr. Jordan will each sing a J oomlc song. This, of itself, would furnish no mean bill, but in addition to it, the travestle the " Lady of the I Lions," the 6th act of " Richard, the 3d," in whioh f Mrs Wilkinson will personate Richard, with the faroe : af ' My Master's Secret" and the drama of " Maaaa- J niello, or the Dumb ttlrl of rortlol," will be perfcftmed; : the whole comprising *a varied and excellent bill for any house, and one especially well adapted to a benefit. The ' ' Naiad Queen" will soon be reproduced at the Bowery, J with all its original splendor and gorgeousness of scenery. ' We understand that the grand drama, " The Wept of t Wish-ton-wish," is in rehearsal, and will be brought forward very soon, and that, too. in a style that will conrince all who mav see it that the manager's enterprise I has not slackened in the least; but that it is as active as t ever for the benefit of the public, and especially that portion which patronizes this attractive establishment. Castlk Garden.?This most agreeable and pleasant ipot in warm weather, is crowded nightly by large and Fashionable aasemblages of people from the uppermost l>art of the city, as well as from the lower part, who risit it for the purpose of inhaling the delightful sea Itreexe which never fails to blow over it, and enjoy the sxcellent performances of the talented vaudeville com ?Ul-w !.? iiuwa af mtimnifl Bin. ^?UJ, nuiuu KUD IU?U?|-IU "-'V ?- a 1 ? [>loyed. It is crowded every night, and will continue to t>e as well patronized a* It liatt been since the oommencenent of the warm weather, *o long as the managers exsrt themselves in producing novelty and amusement for iheir patrons. 1 he bill for this evening, a* may be seen by reference to our advertising columns, comprises a vast leal of amusement. Palmo'h Thbatkk.?Mr. Burke, the lessee, take* his benefit on Monday evening next, on whloh oooasion Mr. Leonard, the Irish oomedian, Mr. John Winans, Barney Williams, the oelebrated John Dunn, Mr. H.Marks the riolinist, and a number of other distinguished artists, prill appear. Also Mrs. Tlmm, Miss Anna Ciuiso, Miss Watts, and Miss Roberts, who are great favorites, and ixoellent aotresses, have tendered their servioes. The >i?oes to be played are " Robert Maeaire," " Rival 'ages," and " The White Horse of the Peppers," in vhlch Mr. Leonard will play Gerald Pepper, being bis ast appearance previous to his departure for Europe; .nil Barney Williams as Darby O'Oonoghne. This is a ery attractive bill, and if Mr. Burke's numerous ao[ualntanoe and the members of the bar use their influnee, I'almo's will be crowded on that occasion. We rish Mr. B. a bumper. Miss Mary Taylor and Mr. Chippendale, are at St. ..ouls, where they seem to have become great favorites. T^ie dancing children, the charming little Viennoises, I re at Salem. r Musical. p Castlk Garden.?Farewell Concert of the talian Company.?This grandiose soiree musieale g ttracted about four thousand five hundred persons to > tils vast establishment. The hall was brilliantly attend- J il, and all the dilettanti present were delighted with the < dmlrable music offured by the able singars of the com- e any. The Signer* Tedesco, Rainieri, Caranti; and 5 tie sitruori IVrelli and Novell), were received with ap- t lausn and admiration, for they fulfilled their parts with u feeling and an entrain worthy of a farewell conoert. 1 lignor liotesinl, in his composition and execution, was i ery good. The piece on the motives of the" 8om- c anibula," rendered upon his magic contrakatso, is a 8 ronder of genius, a master-pieoe, which bewitches and c stonishes to excess its hearers. Never have we heard j uch applause offered to an artist. It wao truly an ovaIon Arditi was no less remarkable in the " Carnival of 1 renloe." This well known composition of Paganinl, e ,e rendered with a trio, and an expression ho new, that i xcept Slvori, he made the audienoe forget all the other ? lolln players that have ever visited this country, 'he performance terminated with the celebrated Spanish c ong of La Colaia, by Tedesco. The company leave this ] fternoon for Philadelphia. We with them success. 8 Campbell's Minstrels play at New Haven, Conn, i in Monday and Tuesday evenings next, where they will c ing their favorite songs, cborusses, See., representing the t lecullar features of negro oharaoter. c Herz and Slvori are performing at Cincinnati, where J .hey are received as usual, with the most unanimous ravor. " New Books. ! Do<juett's New York City Directory, for 1847 a*d i 848?Published by John Doggett, Jr., No. 156 Broad- 1 way ?The Directory for this year is out, and in point >f interest and value is the bit ever issued in this oity. We learn from the publisher's address to the publlo, that he number of names in the Directory, for 1846, was >5,838, and that the number in this year s in 68,159, being in increase of 2,321. This is a work which no citizen ihould be without. When people are aware of the great abor and expense that the getting up and publishing of .his Directory requires, we think it the meanest thing >ossible for such of them as need its use, not to purchase i copy. Umbrellas may be borrowed at any time, for ;hey are a speoies of chattel to which there are no loally rested rights, the decision of an Kastern judge to the sontrary notwithstanding, but no man of honor or prinsiple would ever ask the loan of a directory. The Evil Tendencies ok Corporal Punishment, ii a means ok moral discipline in families and t Schools?By Lyman Cobb?Mark Ii. Newman & Co., 199 Broadway.?One of the most valuable and interesting works published in a long time. We commend it to ' :he attentive perusal of all parents and schoolmasters, 1 ind express a nope that it will drive from families and ichools.the rod, which, in the words of the author, I 'debases and degrades our youth." The American Architect.?C. M. Saxton, No. 305 Broadway.?We have received the second number of 1 bin valuable work, and can only repeat what we said of ' t on a former occasion, that it is an excellent publica- ' Ion, and well deserving of patronage. j Isabel ok Bavaria, or the Chronicles of France j oh the Reiun or Charles the Sixth.?Williams Irothers, 24 AnD street.?This is another work by Alex.nder Duma*, and equals the previous ones by the same j .uthor in every respect. The same run awaits it as fol- awed the Court of Monte Christo, Sec. < i City Intelligence. j Meeting in relation to Mr. Vattemare's flan or nternational Exchange or Books, k<\, &c.?A ielect meeting took place lut evening at Clinton Hall, ibout 8 o'clock, his Honor the Mayor in the chair, irith a view to adopt resolutions, and give a suitable response to Mr. A. Vattemare, or rather, through him to :ht? French Government, for the liberal donations in the ihape of boeks and national documents, which have been iately forwarded to this oountry from France. On motion of Hon. Benjamin F. Butler, ex-Governor W. C. Bonck, Luther Bradish. R. H. Morris, W P. Hall, W. F. Havemeyer, Ogden Hoffman, A. II. Mlckle, and A. H. Miegs, were unanimously appointed Vloe Presidents. Secretaries?D. T. Valentine, (secretary of the Board 1 of Alderman.) J. H. GrUeom, C, L. Leverett, andJ.T. 1 Crosby. Mr. V*itkmark briefly addressed the meeting, and nxplalned the objects, in forwardlug the works referred to by the French nation. His remarks were received with warm applause. After some remarks from other speaker*, Or. Wainwhkiht moved that a committee be appointed to make a suitable response, address, and resolution*, in reply to France. The following committee wore then appointed: Drs. Wainwright, l'ise. B. F. Butler, 8. (J. Raymond, T. K. Fulton, and W. A. Walker. The following resolutlrns were hereupon proposed and unanimously adopted Resolved, That wo regard the plan for the mutual interchange between nations, of specimens of natural history, books and other productions of science and art, devised by Mr. Alexander Vattemare, and to the propa gatlon of which he has mo long and sojintiringly devoted his time and talents, as a wise and happy means of diffusing knowledge, and promoting peace and brotherhood ai.iong men. Hi-solved, That we take pleasure in expressing our high , sense of the enthusiasm, disinterestedness and perseverence with which Mr. Vattemare has pursued bis great object; and that we congratulate him on the success which has already crowned his labors, and whloh, we tiust, is but the earnest of the universal adoption, and Ihe lasting existence, of his plan. Ilt-solved, Thst while the costly and useful books and documents with which Mr. Vattemare has been charged by his Majesty the King of the French, and by the Chamber of Deputies, the Minister of I'ifbllo instruction, and Dther authorities and institutions of France, for the Congress of the United States, and for various other bodies aud institutions in our oountry, should be received with the respect due to their Intrinsic valuo, and to the distinguished sources from which they oome, they possess, in our eyes, a more precious interest, aa tokens of the good will of the French nation towards the people of the United States; and that we cordially reciprocate this sentiment, with a lively remembrance of anciont obligations, and in the pleasing hope of a continued and increasing friendship between the two oountries. , Resolved. That an inhabitants of the city cf New York, ( and in view of the correspondence opened, through the j ii)(nnc.j of Mt. Yattemare, between this city and the city , of Paris, we feel ourselves specially called upon to express towards the inhabitant! of that great and renowned ] metropolis, our triendly regards and sincere good wishes. < Resolved. That these resolutions be signed by the President, the Vice Presidents, and the Secretaries of this < meeting, and published with the proceedings of this meeting; and that a oopy be communicated by the Se- . oretarli-s to Mr. Vattemare. The meeting hereupon separated. , The Weather.?The thermometer ranged up to 84 \ degrees yesterday, and the day was not disagreeable, as | we were favored with a light breeae, or rather, puff of air, during the day. j Sun Stroke.?A man who received a sun stroke in ' the vicinity of 39th street, near 8th avenue, was yester- 1 day removed to the city hospital. His name is Daly, and 1 his recovery is doubtful. Arrival or Emigrant Pai?en?v:r??The number of ' emlgr nt passengers arrived at this port during Thursday, from foreign ports amounted to 96J. Fires.?A fire occurred at No. 89 Roosevelt street yesterday morning, about 4 o'clock, In a small paint store. I The contents were destroyed. Another (Ire occurred at No. 639 Bowery yesterday i forenoon. ooeasioneH in consequence of some matches being lighted by children on the premises. Nrw Ki.t or Tm* ( T?a?.--We have ism a Terr adairable toorlptlea of trapfer the dectruo lion of tha tM? caterpillar * or such inaecta as usually nfest trees, Id full operation In the yard attached to the :ity Hospital yesterday, and while we unbesi atingly ironounced the plan moat admirable, we would reVr for reault* to the gatekeeper, who has practical op>or'uultieo of tenting it* eflloaey, and give* the moet Uttering aoooontaof tbe operation* of tbia new inrenion, during the last f?w days The simplicity of the Inrentlon, blended with the cheapness by which a trap of ;hia description can be conatructed, should commend it orthwith to the attention of all persons desirous of ridllng themselves of iuch peat* aa tbe tree caterpillar, and >ther insects To give an idea, we would merely state that .hie modern tly-trap consists of a single hoop, composed >f tin, which la placed round the tree about ten or .waive feet from the ground. Attached to tms is another >late of tin. soldered on, in an inclined fyrra, go as to 'ender the hoop a sort of vessel or reservoir, in which it toured a quantity of a certain sort of oil and water ? tVe have tbe authority of the keeper to atate that since hese have been attached to the trees in the Hospital rard he has drawn out daily a large quantity of theae nsects every morning. Should there be any skeptllal opinions on this subject we would commend a tersonal inspection of the modut Operandi in the lmmeliatd vicinity we refer to: and en oanant, we would call he especial attention of our city fathers, and all those vho have been annoyed with the tree Insect in the Fark, o this new plan for the riddanoe of such a nuisance. Stat* PauoN 8tatutic?.?We are indebted to De>utjr Sheriff Stanton for the following State prison staNumber of convlota in prison at Sing Sing. May 31st 744 Number of oonvlots received duriiig the month of June 18 70*2 Discharged (in June) by expiration of term. .17 " " pardon 1 " " " reversal of judgm't. ...1 Sent to tha Lunatic Asylum >2 Died ?23 ~ Remaining in prison June 30th, 1847 740 Man nuaiu.v Drowned.?Vesterday a man fell from jneofthe mud scows on the Kast River, foot of Rutgers iirettt; Uf h&uil iwice, out was reacuuu uy rrauiis i-ium, ,o whoso bravery bo owes bis life. Fatal Accidbht.?James Cavanagh. a laborer on the Vew York and Krie Railroad, while engaged in preparing i charge for blasting rook, the powder prematurely oxiloded, blowing C'avanagb several feet into the air, and 10 severely Injuring him that he died on Thursday eveling at the City Hospital, whither be was conveyed after ;he accident Coroner Walters held an Inquest, yesterlay, when the jury rendered a verdict lu accordance with the foregoing facts. Si'ipkctko Si iciok.?The Coroner held an Inquest at .he City Hospital, also, on the body of John Carter, who same to his death by Injuries received by jumping or 'ailing from tbe window of the room he occupied, in <he .nird story of house No. 8 Carlisle street. It appeared .hat deceased, at the time of tbe occurrence, was severey afflicted with a pulmonary consumption, which, it is lupposed affected his mind, and that while under a state if temporary derangement, he jumped from the window if his room, with a view of putting an end to his exisence. Law Intelligence. United States District Court?Before Judge JHts? Decisions?The Naugatuck Transportation Coiniaiy vs. the Steamboat Rhode Island, her taokle, <kc.? Jo'lition?This cause having been heard, and the leadings and proofs in the case, and the arguments of he respective advocates thereon hiving been carefully xamined, and it appearing to the oourt that the eollflon in the pleadings meutioned. waa occasioned by the teglect, want of due precaution and care on the part of he steamboat Rhode Island, and those conducting and managing her, and that the iibellants were guilty of no >mlsBion or misconduct leading thereto, it is considerd by tbe court that the steamboat Rhode Island is 11aile for the damages occasioned thereby. It in, thereore, ordered and decreed that the iibellants recover he damages by them sustained by means of the premies, and that the steamboat Rhode Island be condemned, rith cents to be taxed. And it is further ordered that t be referred to a commissioner, to Inquire into and aslertain the damages sustained by the iibellants thereby, ind for tbe loss of the time of their propeller whilst necessarily delayed in receiving repairs, therefore, and re>o?t to the court, be. The Allaire Works vs. the steamboat Isaao Newton.? riils was a libel filed by the Allaire Works Company on i. contract for constructing the boiler and machinery of ihe steamboat Isaao Newton. The case was fully reportid in the Herald whilst at hearing. Court?In view of the pleadings and proofs in this lause, it is considered, ttiat tbe defence set up on the >art of the claimants, that the contraot in the pleadings et forth was not performed and fulfilled by the Iibellants vithin tho time, therein stipulated, is no bar to a right if action thereupon; that the claimants being owners of he steamboat Isaac Newton, by their demand of her lellverv from tbe Iibellants, and acceptance of har vhen delivered, is no acceptance of the engine and >ollers put on the boat by the iibellants, as being oonitructod and oompleted pursuant to the contract aforelaid; and the claimants are no way thereby precluded rom the deience that the contract had not been per ornied by the libellants according to its true intent and neaning, or from claiming a just recompense in cane a lon-pertormance or imperfect performance thereof is >roved. It is therefore ordered and decreed that the libelants recover the arrears and balance of moneys due them jpon the aforesaid contract, for building the said engines, boilers, 8cc., and securing the same in the said iteamboat Isaac Newton, and also for the particular* ibove specified, extra and beyond the amount stipulated to be paid by said contract. Subject, however, to an allowance and credit to the claimants, to be ascertained u herein direoted, because of the defective and irnpertfct performance of the said oontract, and because of .heir expenses and disbursements in consequence of the lelay of the libellants to perform their contract within he time stipulated. It is further ordered that it be referred to commissioners, or assessors, to take the several iccounts directed, and that each of the parties nomilute to the court, in writing, within ten days, three competent and disinterested persons, to be appointed M Lssesiors or commissioners, three of whom will be delignaled by the oourt for that purpose. Sitkrior Court, July 9.?Before Judge Oakley.? Vaylor vi. Morse.?This cause was given to the jury this norning. Sealed verdict to-morrow morning. Common Pleas, July !).?Before Judge Ulshoeffer.? Veil vi. Jlnderioa.?Sealed verdiot to-morrow morning. Before Judge Ingraham. Jacob Allen vi. Jonathan Goodhue and othen.?This vas an action of trespass to recover damages. It appearid that plaintiff while passing the defendants1 store had lis leg broken by a bale of cottou falling on him, through he neglect of the defendants'workmen. The jury gave lim a verdiot for $-.19. Mr. B. O'Connor for plaintiff; rtr. Colt for defendant. The New Judiciary Act.?Lewii B. Griffin vi. Geo. W. Riblet.?This was the first oause tried under the new ludlclary Act. The attorneys on both sides agreed 10 ,ry the case before Judge lngraham, without the interrentlon of a jury. It was au action on a check for $160 >n the Bank of Commeroe. The defenoe was that the :heok was not presented in due time, in consequence of which the defendant would lose his claim on the drawer. The Judge rendered a judgment in favor of defendant. Habeas CoBrur?In Chambers.?Before Judge Ulihofffor.?In re Charlet W. Carroll.?This matter has been tor some days before Judge Ulshoeffer, and has exsited some Interest?the question being one of Identity. It appeared In the course of the proceedings, that on the Ith of March last, a man named Charles Carroll enlisted in the United States army at Philadelphia, and Immediately after receiving his bounty deserted. The accused was arrested at Kensington, near Philadelphia, on the tth of June last, and sent on Governor's Island, where a court martial was oonvened, and the prisoner put on his trial; pending the trial, the mother of Carroll procured a writ of habeas corpus to issue, and had him brought before the Judge. The main question was that of identity, to sustain which, was Introduced on the part ot the United States, the original enlistment, the description, Sec., of Carroll, also the testlmouy of Sergeants McLean and Smythe, both of whom swore they saw him enlist; and in addition, McLean swore he had known him for two years provious. On the part of Carroll, several witnesses were produced, some of whom contradicted MoLean in very material parts of his testimony. The Judge postponed the matter until Wednesday last, to give the United States an opportunity of procuring more testimony from Philadelphia as to the prisoner's identity, but they having failed In doing so he discharged him yesterday morning. Captain Knowlton appeared for the United States, and Mr. W. H. StoghUl appeared for Carroll, Court op General Seuioni, July 9.?Before Recorder Scott and Aldormen Keeks and Crollus. ?Jona* B, Phillips, Assistant District Attorney. . v l wc u|>ruiug vi tun i/uurt ion morning, me Grand Jury appeared, and banded a communication to the Court, declaring their Intention to ask for their discharge on Monday nest, in conoctjnonce of the Inconvenient and oscomfortabie situation of the Grand Jury room. I'lea of Guilty.?John Lee, indioted for grand laroeny, in haring, on the 2d day of May, stolen a boat, a coil of rope, fco , valued at $60, from Alfred Hiliyer. pleaded guilty to a petit laroeny, and wm sentenced to the Penitentiary for six months. Trial for Grand Larceny.?Oliver Woods was then placed at the bar for trial on an indiotment for constructive grand larceny, In having, on the 2d day of Vlaroh last, obtained a watch worth $4A from JObeph Baokman. ? JoacrH Baihmam examined?I am a jeweller; my store Is at No. 67 Courtlandt street; on the 2d day of March, Woods came to my store, and asked if I would let him have a watch until the next day, when he would return the watoh, or pay the money. Mr. Woods did not return the watch or the money at the time appointed In the afternoon I went to Mr. Wood's store in Fulton itreet, to see him, but did not And him; I subsequently law Mr. Wood, and asked him about the watoh; he said be had sold the watch, and would raise the money for me bv the next day: Mr. Woods has never returned the watcn er the money; 1 have had previous dealings with him. The prosecution here rested, when the following testimony was oalled for the defenoe. Floor sic* R. Whiting sworn?I was employed In the store of Mr. Wood on the 2nd day of Maroh; 1 saw Vlr. Bfcchman in Mr. Wood's store; he asked Mr. Wood to deal with hi m; I took a due bill from Mr. Wood to Baohman, who gave me a receipt for It; Mr. Wood was not present at the time; Mr. Wood and Mr. Bacbman traded with each other, but for what amount 1 do not IDThe evidence h re closed, and Roderick N; Esq , summed up the cue in behalf of to-morrow morning. Court CatBin>ai?.-?w {??<> 7t July 10.?Before Judge Co?ri M tt SMMSH WTA'70,'71, 7a', 73, 74, 76,78,77, '"fcoliMB Pl'x as!?Monday next, July 12 -Court opens .tln'lkA M ?Part f'irtJ.-Before Judge UlshoefLVInm?il.'?, 304, 61,66, 70, 30fl,71, 17,16,93.P/iri Attend.--Before Judge Ingrabam.?Not. 310, 4(1, fll ISO 140 149. U19. 914, 244, 'JH?, fl, 13, M. 44, 4H, B0, - f 1 CWd Pinw* BIcImII*? " rrluplwnt. These pens will write as well. and last ? Ion* as those snM iT f " " caution the puMic not to buv pens of this brand, that tiny he offered rlirwhrre, as they are fraud. j *?"UUie can be hail lor $1, at J Y Bivwr'i, 9J Fulton st, and uowlwra rite. Having pledged ourselves to give tbe !SSi V n'e P*n u reaaonabla price, we thia inathod or brin? it Ciitly in c mpetitiou with inure eipeulive ou?s. Other (JoId Pen. from 7J cents to >1 60. Drnnln| Catei.jt hai been like object of tike 10 ^?'"'er 'ha?e I'uu aa compact as pouible, withSIL Iflfl % L ' ?* the article* contained in the?, "** T.*" ,h?v have succeeded, travellers and the public il im I! /ill K l" c4" "amine. The subscribers ofthe kmd minu f.e'tnr" d " "">"t CUU,,>*Ct Ur"*",f C"" a 8ALTNDKRS k BON. in Broadway. Fine Cutlery?The Subscribers' Miortment embraces every possible variety pattern of Pan. Pocket. Desk and Sporting Knife, with ? large variety of choice Razors, which will be warranted to the purchaser. Also,8ciuors Nail Files, TweeEers, lie. O. 8AUNDF.R8 Ic SON. 177 Broadway, few doora ab >ve Courtlandt at. A Cart!. Steamboat New Jer*ey._The thanks of the jMsscugers that look their p ssage from Albuiy to New Yoik in the steamboat New Jersey, on the evening of the 7th inat.,?re teuderrd in this macner to Capt A. Hi chcock and pilots Messrs. Hudson and Pitwiu for the energetic manner in which they obtained a passage for the boat through much <>itflcultvovcr the sand bar at Caatletou. ? Signed for the passengers? Win Henry Wslker, T. D. Mathewson, 8. Ar< her, Jr., John Lux, E. A. Moutanye, t. Hnbbsrd. Painting*.?1The Auction sale of fine modem Paintings, will be contiuued this day, (Satu-diy,) at 4 o'clock, P. M., 243 Broadway, up stairs?Sale )>ositive. tiold Pens?We would tulvlse all our city friends who visit the country during the wum season to provide themselves with afooa gold t>eii I om Die establuhmeiir of J. W. Oreaton it Co-. 71 Cedar street, up staiis. '1 l.ey liave^ome new and very superior kinds^of pens^that can be is relieved from one'great source of vexation in hia correspondence, that of using old and woru out steel pen*. Married Ladles, who study the nature welfare of their children, should know th it their health depends upouthat of the mother How irnnorunf, then, that every married lady should be possessed of that information appertaining to her. which ahe will find iu the " Married Wouau's Private Medical Companion," by Dr. A. M. Mauriceati, Professor of Diseases of Women. Every person sheuldget a copy. Office 129 Liberty street. T( Si Medical Card?The Members of the New York College of Medicine and Pharmacy. 95 Nassau street confidently promise to |>eisons suffering from complaints o, any nature a safe and speedy cure. Some of the most experienced physicians iu this city are connected with this establishment, whose chief object in associating together is to put down quackery. Invalids requiring their services will fiud one of the members in attendance for cousultation from 8 A. M. to K P-M. . I I 1* l_ N. B.?For further particulars, and a list of their preparations, see fourth page of this paper. Office and consulting rooms of the college, 9) Nassau street. Dr. Wood's Snrsaparllla and Wild CherRY BITTERS are safely recommended as an effective and, certain remedy for a variety of MINOR DISEASES arising from an unnatural condition of the blood, among which may be enumerated Cutaneous Affections, Scald Head, Jackson Itch, Pimples, Pustules on the face, hereditary Humors, old Sores, Mercurial complaints, Syphiloid Diseases, KinR't Evil. In every disease in which citheP Sarsapnrilla or the W ild Cherry has been found useful, this superior preparation will be found excellent, combiuing [as it does the virtues of both ofthese invaluable remedies inn concentiated and powerful form. 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Letters enclosing $1, addressed to the Publisher, will ensure sending one or two copies, post paid, to order. jy8 3t The Married Woman's Private Medical Companion?By Dr. A. M. Maoriceau, Professor of Diseases of Women. 8econd edition. Price $1. The great demand for this most important work (of wlifcli thousands are sold) has compelled the issue of a new edition. Evwry female is getting a copy, whether married or unma'ried. For sale at BUROE8S, STRINGER & Co.. 222 Bro -dway, under the American Museum: 205 Broadway, and >y Dr A. Vf M.u;. tn-.i: i Acr. m i . ul-.... M" York; Zeiber k. Co, corner of Cheinut and T ird streets Phi la.; C. K. Fuller, Richmond, Va.; Geo. Kedlield, Troy Little fc Co, Albany. On the receipt of $1, a copy will be tranatni .ted bv mail (free of postage) to all parti of the United States J2I 2it eiS Navigation of the Ohio River. Placet. 7\me. State of River. Louisville.. . July 2. . .6 fret; tailing. Wheeling. July 6. . .4}, feet. Pittsburg July 7... .3 feet 6 inches. Cincinnati July 4. . .4 falling. MONEY MARKET. Friday, July 9?0 P. 91. The stock market opened to-day very heavy, and nearly every stock in the list fell off. United States O'a declined per cent; Ohio ti's >4'; Illinois Reading Bonds ,'4; Morris Canal .'4; Canton '4; Farmers' Loan Si; Reading Railroad 2; Long Island Harlem X; Stcnington 1; Norwich and Woroester, Mohawk, and Indiana closed at prices current yesterday. At the second board prices took a turn, and nearly every thing advanced. Reading Bonda went up % per cent; Harlem Reading Railroad 1J*; Canton X; Norwich and Worcester^; Long Island was steady, and Stonington fell off S|. The transactions were not very large at either board, and when the market cVosed there weru indications of a farther improvement in prices. The Boston water loan of $1,000,000 has been taken by the capitalist* of that ci'y, the price averaging 94 oents on the $100. The Greenwioh Saving! Bank has declared the usual semi-annual interest of five per cent per annum, on all sums loss than five hundred dollars, and four per oent per annum on all sums of live hundred dollars and upwards, payable during bank hours on and after the 19th inst. Interest not called for will be credited in the principal. The County Bank of New Haven, has declared a dividend of four per cent; Exchange Dank, (Hartford) Middlesex county, Middletown, and Bridgeport Banks, eaoh three and a half per cent. Three new banks have reoently been organised in Chautauque connty, in this State,viz: Farmers' Bank at Mina; Atlas Bank of New York, at Clymer, and the American Bank, at Mayville, making.four sinco the first of January last. The Baltimoro and Ohio Railroad Cempany have finally determined upon a route for the extension of thalr rnarl Thft WhuttliiiiT CO mm it. Lam and ft. committee of the directors of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, to whom the subject was referred by the Board, have unanimously agreed upon terms, which It Is believed will lead to the aooeptance of the law by the Railroad Company, and ensure the early completion of the road to Wheeling. ~It Is understood that the objectionable features of the law are to be removed, and that the unrestricted right of way is granted from the Virginia line t? Wheeling, the road not being confined to any particular line, or required to touch any particular point on the way thither, it has also been agreed that the city of Wheeling 1* to subscribe five hundred thousand dollars to the ltock of the company, and to seoure its prompt payment In a manner satisfactory to the railroad oompany. A free gift of two acres and a half of ground, In a position eligible for the purpose, is to be made by Wheeling to tho railroad company, for a depot; and the use of steam power on the railroad traok In Wheeling, Is to be seo tired. These are the prinolpal terms ef the agreement* which have been unanimously made by the Wheeling committee, and the oominittce of the directors of the railroad oompany. Tho agreement haa been sent out to Wheeling for the formal approval or the authorities of that town, which, no doubt, lb will receive. It will then be submitted to the board of direotors of the railroad, and there is every reason to believe it will meet their sanction. The grou receipts, expenses, net income and dividends of the Massachusetts Western Railroad Company, In each of the past five years, have been as annexed : ? Wmtbsk Railboad, M;ii. year. Htetipti. Kxpentn. N't inc. Divtdtndt. 1gj? S12 6HS 266,620 246,<68 1843 ..... 571,883 283.826 290,057 11(7, 753,753 3H.074 m?l9 3 per cent 18(5 813,180 370.621 442.8V) 5 perceot 1848','lVmontlu.. . . 878,417 412,(79 463,738 6 per cent $3,532,221 1,847.820 1,884.401 14 percent This company was incorporated in 1833; opened Oct. 4,1?41; length of road 156 miles; cost $8,180 000 The gross receipts for the twelve months in 1846, were $03.1,000. The gain in the first six months in the present financial year, amounts to $141,000 over the corresponding six months in 1840. It is estimated that the gross inoome this year will not vary much horn one and a quarter million of dollars. The annexed statement exhibits the number of aores of land entered, and the amount of money received, at the land offloe In Milwaukie, during each month or the present yew. As usual a very large per oent of the entries were In forty acre lots, and made by actual settlers, who ire already on the land, and will this year have a crop of wheat in the ground. Liiru Sales at Milwaukie. 1147. Knlriti. Rte'lt. January acre*, 10.336 13,371 February "" 9,#:|9 11192 March 10.67) 13,862 Apr.l ,,.,.11,121 1*96) May ,., 23 896 32,9,1 June 31,813 40,170 100,990 $130,540 It will bo seen that the entries for the first half of the present year eioeed on* hundred thousand acres. and that the receipts are upwards of one huu<lr*d *i?l : hit ly thousand dollars t he <uautHr of land r? immuUi* um

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