Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 16, 1848, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 16, 1848 Page 2
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" NEW YORK HERALD, 1 ftortft-U'Mt Comotj *rm?? And lll|Btt Mb J ANEItiOllDOl" BKHNBl4!, PK<*Wm:*>K. k ~ -I vmi Tin- mmo BOWERY TUfcAIKE. Bowrry?EtiKroriJS?Tkk Kno | A>.> L * HATHA* THEATRE Oh?tfi*to ?tre?t?Akai.ep 5?\t*nc* ?v*w V<>Kk At It I??Sfirit o? thb W'atkka. VEiII A VI OS' HALL, Brtmln;. sear Broome?OiiiTr'i Mjuvtibi^?Etniopkam Singi*o?Bvki.miCK Damcnwo, lie. PANORAMA HALL, Bnndwy, near Houitun?Ci.iTiin'l Panakoma or ma Mimumiffi. MEIX)DEON, Bower) ? Ethi team awd> Sinoipg. PALMO"8 OPERA HOUS?. CliAmbtr* (treat?Iixuitrated Piorr * ?. lflVERYA ROOMS?11 A jo k Gimial TOM Thvm>'? SOIIK >?W York, Tnotday, I?Uy 10, 1848. Ttic Circulation of the Herald. May 15, Monday 19.728 copier The publication of the Herald commenced yesterday at 5 minute* before 4 o'clock, and finished at 15 minutes past 7 o'clock. Notice to Snbtrribrrt, Our subscriber* in tbe Fifteenth ward nre requested to pay their subscription money, from Friday last, to Mr. John Connery, the new carrier on that route ; the old carrier, Mr. J. N. Hathaway. wa? removed on that day The Herald will soon be served earlier la the morn* lag. Our patrons mast bear with us for a short time longer Our new machinery is nearly completed, and will probably be in full operation in lea* than a month; we will then distribute the uows throughout the city at day-brt>ak. Jf necessary Meanwhile we will do the best we ouu Kxpactad Arrival of Gen. Soott In New York. General Scott, of the American army, the second conqueror of Mexico, and rival of Hernandez Cortex, may be daily expected to arriw? at this uort. On the 30tli ult. he arrived at Vera Cruz from Mexico, and, in company with his -sLitT, immediately embarked on board the brig fwPetersburgh, bound for' York direct. The vessel has been suteei^3aya nt sea, and he may, therefore, be expected to be in the midst of us in a very few days. This is the latest and most authentic account received from Njff Orleans, and was published in the journals of yesterday. Generals Pillow, .Ttuwoa, and pushing have already arrived at Nevr Orleans,' indicating, most likely, that the Court of Inquiry has at last been adjourned in Mexico, and if to meet again, to meet in the United States. The movements of our distinguished military men are becoming very interesting, from the early approach of the two great conventions for the nomination of Presidential candidates, and also of the general election in November next. General Scott'a arrival in this metropolis will be the flienal for a areafland prominent movement of his friends, in connection with the whig convention, the nomination to be mad^w it, and the election which will follow. In lftJ^kjeneraF Scott was made a very prominent candidate for the Presidency, through the efforts of certain politicians in this city and throughout this State. Many of these men have recently adopted General Taylor as their candidate, but, as we have every reason to believe, merely for the purpose of keeping the place warm for the arrival of General Scot, as soon as he might come among thefh, and be ready for the action of the approaching convention. The time li now at hand. The original friends of General Scott in this city, and in this region of country, are preparing, we understand, togive thisdistinguished commander a great popular reception on his arrival here, and to make a movement calculated to place him among the most prominent candidates for nomination by the whig convention, which is to meet in Philadelphia. By the report of the proceedings of the Common Council last evening, published in another column, it will be seen that the in lyor sent in a message to them, adverting to the expected arrival of the general, and suggesting that measures be taken to give him a suitable public reception. A committee was appointed, accord ingiy, 10 matte me appropriate arrangements. The arrival of General Scott in the city, and the popular demonstration which awaits him, will hav. a very important influence on the whig convention To be sure, he has written a great many silly and ridiculous letters, which Secretary Marcy hae taken advantage of, and endeavored, by the means which they furnished him with, to prevent him irom assuming a strong and powerful position anions the candidates for the Presidency; but however ridiculous those hasty plates of literary soup may be, and although they may injure him very materially with men of sense and politicians, yet, with the great mass of the popular voters, his military deeds in Mexico, nnd his general military heroism, will nlways be sufficient to carry him through, should he be placed in any important attitude before them, as a candidate. General doubt, has his weaknesses and his soft parts; but what man is without them, of some kind ! We are, therefore, prepared to see a considerable portion of the old i ' i? ^~~1 u~~- i irit'iius u* vTciiriai .^vruii aascmuic atuuuu linn in this city, make a strong and powerful demonstration of regard for liim, and endeavor to place him in the attitude of a prominent candidate before the whig convention, even in opposition to all others. As matters now stand, Scott's prospects are as good as those of any other candidate. Mr. Clay and General Taylor, from the recent current of events, have become very hostile to each other,and their mutual friends can never harmonise, in the convention or out of it, although they may, after fighting, settle down on some third man as a compromise : and werhaus (General Scott has as pood a chance of being the compromise candidate as any other individual. Asa popular candidate, he certainly, in spite of all his letters, epistolary hasty bo up, and every thing else, would be more available than Daniel Webster, Judge McLane, Tom Corwin, Crittenden, Clayton, or any other man that could be named. Affairs are now coming to close quarters in reference to the two conventions, and some amusement may he expected in a few days, growing out f the conjunction of the politicians of both parties, and the quarrels among the | various candidates for the nomination. We go for the fullest plate of fun. State of Ei.**opf.?Protection to American Commute.?In view of the events which have recently taken place in the Xorth of Europe, the indications are strong that England will find it a difficult matter to escape being drawn into a war with fierniany, unless the disputa between Ilenmark and that country shall be speedily settled in a manner satisfactory to all parties. The kinp of Frusnia, it Hp|*'Hrs, unable to withstand the impe> tuoaity of his subjects, and the force of public opinion which was pressing on him, crossed the Eider recently, and at the lat>t accounts was in possession of Schlesw ig, having driven out the Danes, ._l.? : ...i.J a.j <i U..J i wimi, ii ir ciniru, uiu iiui i* ii? ?i iiinii m? * nau iir.tuc n fierce and obstinate resistance, notwithstanding the protest that had been made against such a course by I.x>rd I'alnierston, on the part of the British government. Whether this protest will be followed up by a declaration oi war against Germany by England, or not, we do not know; but when it ip known that that nation is bound by treaty to pre*ervr the integrity of that part of Denmark, we do not see that any course is left for her to pursue, but to ncnd a fleet at once to the assistance of Denmark, and maintain the terms of the treaty. She is not, to be sure, in a position to enter into hostilities; but she must fulfil the terms of the treaty between her and 1>< nmark at all hazards, <ut acknowledge in the face of the world that she lias not the ability to do so, She has carried out this treaty on former ocrm.M<?ri!?. At one period Hnssia threatened to invade flint part of Europe, and Engl.iud protested against it ? an infraction musim i la nl ir??ty '}%*> | Mfew al,4jiiioiiP(| t,y ?W? aliall, l?*iVt!||??<*^ptetfttV4iitionr to manage tfieir affairs in tli?ir^Mrn way^tnti let England adojj|any course which tttay seentoest to m-r in the emergency. Our only object nt thin tune in referring to the subject, is to point out the danger which will beset our American commerce, t in the event of hostilities breaking out between j Germany and England. If such should be the case, I the Bultic would be the theatre of operations, and our commerce, which is very extensive in that j part of the world, would be at the mercy of each of i the belligerents, unless it were properly and ade- ; qnately protected by a sufficient naval force; and I in such an event, would, in all probability, be triimJi-il ntMin niriiin. as it was in the warfare which succeeded the French revolution of 1789. j It must be borne in inind ut the present day, that England has not formally abandoned the impudent and outrageous right which she in past years claimed, of visiting our merchant ships and impressing our seamen. Her naval system never has been in good odor with the seafaring portion of her population, and the probability now is, that in case she becomes engaged in a war which requires a large naval force, she will be compelled to resoit to extraordinary straits to man her fleet; and unlets deterred by the presence of a strong American fleet, we would not be at all surprised if that arro(ant power were to resort to the same expedients as she did, in that respect, on former occasions, and which led to our war of 1812. We will put it to the American people, and to their rlyresentatives in Congress, whether they are willing to have these British ontrages repeated on our commerce 1 Whether* they are willing to see their flag disrespected and insulted?made a by-word among nations, as it was previous to una?or ratner, wnetner tney wouia not preter, that at any expense and at all hazards, it should be respected by people of every clime under heaven, and its character held sacred 1 We submit, therefore, whether it is not the dictate of self-respect and of patriotism, that we shall, at once, send all our disposable naval force into those seas, for the protection of our commerce and our flag, with explicit directions to the officers in command to protect them to the fullest extent, and to punish promptly and severely any infringement upon our rights, come from what quarter it may. We aTe confident that the American people do not desire that our ships should be again visited, and our honest sailors again dragged from their berths by liveried naval officers, to fight the battles of a foreign people. We call upon Congress, therefore, as the representatives of the American people, to bestir themselves in this matter, and with all reasonable expedition to take adequate measures for the protection of American commerce in the European seas, and not permit the acts of former days to be again practised. A powerful fleet must be despatched to the north of Europe as soon as practicable, or the tflorv and honor of our flan will be atrain tarnished by an arrogant and overbearing nation. American Opinions on the French Elections. ?The intelligence which we published, on the arrival of the steamship Cambria, disclosing the peaceable termination of the popular elections in Paris and throughout France, has given great sa-; tisfaction to the community, and has created a general belief that the French of the present day have more practical good sense in the matter of public affairs than we have heretofore given them credit for. Delight and pleasure are expressed on all hand*, and principally at the defeat of the socialist party in Paris, by such a large majority as appears to have voted against them. The misrepresentations cast on the French people, with the view of shaking public confidence in their capacity to conduct a republic, have been magnified by the efforts of the English newspaper press, and partly by the silly views and opinions promulgated in certuin journals in this country, which have run crazy on socialism, Fourierism, and all other sorts of isms. The English press is guided entirely by the ideas which spring from monarchy or aristocracy. Their instincts are towards such a form of government, and against any kind of government which proceeds from the good sense ol the masses of the people of any country. In such quarters, the violent demonstrations and ultra sentiments of the socialists of Paris, are taken as part and parcel of the public mind of the people and of the r rencn nation, in tde same manner, we have seen the English journals assume that the ultra opinions *>f some of the ridiculous cliqvtt which spring up in New York and other large cities, express the opinions of our masses, on matters of government How often have we observed that the abolition fa natic6 or the Fourierite philosophers, in parts of the United States, or some other section of ultras who have succeeded in creating a riot and a row, quoted by the English journals, and made the foundation of a long philosophical, homily on the impossibility of the United States continuing in theirpresent state of organization for any length of time. They treated the new French republic in the same way as they have treated the American republic for the lasi thirty or forty years. But the issue of the first elec tion in France has dispelled those misrepresentations of the English press on the one hand, and the ridiculous projects attributed to the French republic, in certain portions of the American press, on the other side. The Fourierite journal in this .city, which is the organ of all sorts of ridiculous whims, 111 politics, u:i_ u.. .L-I .1 icu^iuii, ui |niiiuBU|uiy, vil: uir i riuunc, laments mo defeat of Lcdru Kollm and Louie Ulanc, and in the name of its Paris correspondent, who must b? a w i se man indeed, predicts that Fourierism, or socialism, has no chance now, hut l>y a general war. on the continent. This idea seems possible enough. Such ultra and ridiculous notions, certainly have little chance in F.urope or in this country, hut through a civil war, or intestine war, on the one hand, or a general war between nations on the other. The anti-rent agitators in New York, never committed murder, or snowed symptoms of insurrection, until they were taken up by the socialist organ of the city of New York. The truth is, that all those ultra philosophers, of every kind, how creat soever their professions of iwac? and philanthropy may be, are pressed along by the movement wliich they originated, to commit the greatest excesses, and most violent outbreaks on sound sense nnd sound democracy, in every country. We are ha^py, however, to find that France is beginning to understand her position, and that the sound intelligence and instinct of the people of that republic have rebuked and demolished the socialists at the past election, and probably will be able to keep them in their isolated position until a republic is finally established by the new constitution which they ex|>cct from the National Assembly. Sporting Intelligence. Thic Cifi>at Trottino Match V?:?rri<nAV.?The niHtcli between America# and Black llawli. for $2,000. three mile heats, to '250 lb wa|<on*. came off yesterday afternoon on the I nton Coume. in presence of at least five thousand spectator*. Hlaek Hawk won the race easily in two heat* Tim*. R.38 The report will be Riven to-morr?w. Tur Rack*.?The hor?e? to contend for the purse* and stake* next Wednesday and Thursday. on the UniOB. are mII In first rate condition The betting thermometer i* running very high The flrs?t day, between I.uey Toiand and I.atona. creates an much excitement among the sporting fraternity, a* doe* the four inile race, announced for the following day. between Fashion unci i)o*tona The odd* are offered in favor of Fashion, but taker* are not difficult to be found among the Southern* , in behalf of their favorite. There 1* a great time coming, Tile Crop*. The wheat harvest was to have commenced the fli* week of the present month, In the neighborhood of Montgomery. Ala T he aecounts are favorable, and good crops are anticipated iu tiarylautl 'U> r?i<* fiP 1 itnd jvrliups police, begin in p*w\i noim" curiuu* ipecititens of the cJunfM effect?d bv the new flede of practice, which haa grown Up nnder the new ;o?:titution, and the- progress of thr Hght, iberty, philosophy, love, and philanthropy of the ige. One of these reports gi\";sa striking instance ?f the new practice at the bar. We refer to the nut before Judge Hurlbut, in which Joseph L. 1 kVhite, Esq., and Mr. Bowman, were the opposing i :ounsel. There was nothing particularly intereatng in that suit, or in the principles involved in the lecision of the court. The most novel feature was < he new practice introduced, which, on looking at 1 he written code, we find is not inserted, although t r?ossiblv lliav be discovered in the unwritten :ode. After a speech of great eloquence, vas' >ower, and much leg it acumen, Mr. Bowman 1 charges Mr. White with making false statements. Mr. White having exhibited equal eloquence and ?qual legal acumen, replies to this charge by a compete volley of law itself, in the shape of some pon- 1 ierous volumes, at the head of his opponent, taking fleet on the o$ frontis. In fact, there was a regular rough and tumble fight, as part of the new code if practice, before Judge Ilurlbut, but which was ruled not to be in the new written code, although it may be found in the unwritten one. This mode of conducting suits at law, on the part of highly respectable and learned counsel, seems to have increased since the reform in the constitution ind laws. In fact, its novelty is great at the bar of ihe court of justice, although it is frequently seen at the bars of oyster cellars. Only a few days betore, a similar code of practice was presented for the admiration of the public, by Yankee Sullivan, Esq., and Mr. Thomas llyer, at the bar of an oyster cellar in Broadway, where they dispense justice, oysters, law, brandy-and-water, wit, democracy, and egg-nog. On comparing the two cases? that of Joseph L. White vcrtut Mr. Bowman, and Yankee Sullivan vertus Thomas Hyer?we are not sure but the latter have the advantage in point of respectability and science, in the application of the principles of the new code of practice. There was decidedly much more neience in the latter case than in the former; but there was certainly an equal amount of law and Christianity in both. Another singular case, growing out of the new code of practice, is coming before one of our courts, likewise. It seems there is a libel suit between t!ie Right B(*verend Bishop Hughes, of the Catholic Church of New-York, and Mr. Editor Bennett, of the same metropolis. By the new code of practice, introduced under the new constitution, both parties in a suit at law may demand the examination of each other, to see if they can malfp nnv fiiastnvarts r\f nnv kins? tn thp advantage of either. This is a kind of mutual inquisition founded on Jesuit practice, and originating in the old Roman civil law. In the libel case in question, between the bishop and the editor, we understand arrangements have been made to have a legal inquisition into each other's views, principles, purposes, and personal history, for the last twenty years, before one of the judges of the Circuit Court. This novel movement originated on the side of the bishop. Possibly, editor Bennett, who is also a Catholic, and a great adherent of his Holiness Pope Pius the Ninth, has not sufficiently disclosed all his sins at the confessional, that useful and ancient ceremony of religion, and the bishop wants to find out, under the new code of practice, possibly, the number, quality, and color of the editor's sins, for the purpose of measuring out the punishment due to him in this world, in order to diminish the length of time that he will be adjudged to purgatory in the next. This will be a curious investigation, under the new code of practice, introduced in this State. Both parties, we understand, will be attended by their respective learned counsel?Mr. Charles O'Connor on the part of the bishop, and Mr. Benjainia Galbraith on the part of the ?ditor. There may be other peculiar instances growing out of the new code of practice, which have escaped our attention; but these are the most prominent that have recently turned up. We shall watch the progress of our new constitution, our new laws, and our new code of practice, and report faithfully to the public the novelties which spring up, and the new principles that may be evolved. Courts of justice, good oyster cellars, and auricular confession, are very useful, and deserving institutions. Provisions rn Ireland.?The state of the crops in Ireland, is spoken of by all the Irish journals in the most favorable terms. The promise of an ubundant harvest looks most cheering; but the people have not the means wherewith to purchase food, and the alms-houses are all filled up. The most violent of the ultra-Irish repeal journals hint at a disposition on the part of the people not to allow the provisions to leave the country, and, in the present condition of the countiy, such a hint, if acted upon, would bring on the crisis which all are looking forward to with so much anxiety. Should the people in Dublin be disarmed, under the proclamation lately issued from the Castle, the country 'districts?in Tipperary, Kerry, Limerick, and elsewhere?jhow every disposition to breakout into open revolt. The O'Connclls have been openly denounced in their native c?*nty of Kerry, and tinloudest in their denunciations has been Denis S. Lawlor, late a high sheriff of the county, and a gentlemen of rank and fortune. The Catholic clergy of the county are also coming out in opposition to the O'Connells, and this puts an extinguisher upon their popularity forever. The people seem determined to keep their own food in their own country, to.prevent the recurrence of famine again. These are "signs of the times." Later from N'kw Granada.?By an arrival from Salmnilla.'wc are in receipt of intelligence from Bogota to the 5th ult. Congress wai still in session. and there had been sonu-what of an excitement in it, regarding the matter of expelling the" Jesuits from the republic. It appears amotion was made in Congress by the opposUioBLparty, to cX|H'l the Jesuits from thecountrj^ A's a matter of courtesy, the proposer of the motion enquired of the Minister of State what me feelings of the government were on the subj<y. The Secretary of State on the following day m^e n most violent sp?cch, in which he deprecated tjic measure without stint, stating that the opinions he then uttered were likewise those of the President. This action oi the President sending in his own l>ersonal opinion on a matter subinilted to him1>y Congress, and neglecting even the formality of a cabinet council to consult on it, gave great offer ce to the opimsition party. Don Florentino Gonzalez, the under secretary of state, and an anti-Jesuit in politics, was so disgusted at this rude manner of treating Congress by the President, that he resigned his post at once His resignation was accepted after three davs'deliberation bv the Premium ami I ut tin* last accounts his successor had not been chosen-; and there the matter rests for the (iresent. From the absence of liles of papers, we are unable to give any further account of what in going on in New Granada. Movements of Distinguished Individuals. It I* mid that Mr Trl*t I* about to prepare on ad- j drew to the people of the I'nion. apon liia rourun In relation to the treaty with Mexico General George Cadwaladcr in expected to arrive at Philadelphia on Saturday morning next. (icncral I.ane wa* at N'cw Orlcnn* a few dnjn *lnre. 1 waiting for a pa?*fi|re to the pent of war (.mural Taylor arrived In New Orleans on tho Otli ln*t. The Pic.nyunr nays he I* in town on bu*ine**. I and will return to Baton llongo in a few days. He I* in exesllent health, and look* a* though lie hud a dozen campaign* In him yet. A drove of rattle were *tol?n from the Neck. Phlla? delphln. about two o'clock on Thursday morning. 1 The thieves while ilrivintr th.- animal* through Southwar k were BUrprlccd by the watch of that district. and precipitately lied. The owner of the cattle wnr found, curly y e* tarda y forenoon and tlie *t ilen animal* wers restored to hiin by the watcli who had tn|pn them Id charge mMUmo WTEIAIQKNCE. Oar ieUgruphtc despatch#* y?stcrday furaiahcd 11* with the usual abstract of Congressional peo? credings, market reports, Arc., but nothing later from Mexico. In the tienate, a speech was delivered by Mr. Culhoun in opposition to the bill proposing to extend relief to the distressed people of Yucatan. Mr. C. declared in the course of his remarks, that " the state ot Europe admonishes us to husband our resources, so that we may be prepared for any emergency that may arise" ; and this was one of the grounds on which he based his opposition to the contenmlated inilit?rv Vumtan Mr. Bagby will speak on the question to-diiy. In the House, the bill for refunding moneys advanced to tit out volunteers for Mexico, was passed. A rfBolution was also adopted, calling upon the Secretary of the Treasury for a report of the amount of breadstuffs, cotton and specie exported to England during two specified periods, so as to compare the relative operations of the tariffs of '42 and '46. THIHTIKTH CO.VG1UCSS. FIRST SESSION. Washington. May 15, 1848. the pl'blic school lands. Mr. Yulre, of Florida, moved to take up the bill relating to the public school lands in that Slate, which waa agreed to. It was then briefly diacussed, read the Mcond and third time*, and passed. thi withheld akmt appointments. On motion, Mr. Johnson's resolution, calling upon the President for the names of officers serving In the army, with others, whose nominations were withheld from the Senate, were taken up. Mr. Borland, of Arkansas, spoke at some length against the resolution. He contended that it was inquisitorial and unconstitutional. He argued that the constitution does not require thut appointmeuts made during the recess of Congress shall be submitted, but Tested them solely in the President, and that when they were once made by him, they were even beyond his control, and military commission* thus conferred, cannot be taken from an officer exoept by sentence of court martial for misconduct. When Mr. Borland had concluded, the subject, with the morning business, was Informally laid aside. the extension of aid to yucatan. The bill providing for the extension of aid to Yucatan. was iaken up; when Mr. Ualhoi-n rose, and addressed the Senate at some length, in opposition to the hill Anil intfl nil oHr,?r that tho case of Yucatan, oven as stated by the President, dous not come within tin- declaration)! of Mr. Mourou. and that thuHr declarations do not afford the slightest ground for the adoption of the bill as reported by the committee on Foreign Relations. Tie said that wo had no proof that England contemplated assuming sovereignty over Yucatan, and even if she did it would not be a caso within the declaration of Mr. Monroe, as it would be voluntary on the part of Yucatan. These declarations, too. in the broad sense now given to them, had been most emphatically disavowed by the republican party. I think three years after being made; and I challenge uny one to produce a single Instance when they had been carried into effect. Instances in which thay had been disregarded were numerous. There might be cases, he would admit, of encroachments that would require our utmost opposition. He would instance Cuba, which should never be permitted to pass into the hands of any other more powerful nation than those of Old Spain: no formidable powocr should be allowed to supersede Old Spain in the possession of the Islaud.? He had been asked whether he would interfere if it was proved that England was about to take possession of Yucatan. Ho would not, because the occupation of Yucatan would add nothing to her power. It would not be interfering or cutting off our trade with the West Indies. He adduced other reanons against the military occupation of Yuoatan, which would be expensive. The state of Europe admonishes us to husband our resources, so that we may be prepared for any emargency that may arise. He opposed the bill, and all the amoudmatits that had been offered. When he had concluded. Mr. Bagby, of Alabama, obtained the floor, b'ut gave way to a motion for adjournment. He bn the floor to-morrow. VENTILATION or VESSELS. On motion, the Hodse lJftl providing for the better ventilation of passenger vessels, was taken up, and after being read the third time, was passed. CORRESPONDENCE RELATIVE TO VUCATAN, BETWEEN COM. fERRV AND THE MATT DEPARTMENT. A message was received from the President, by the band of his private secretary, Mr. Walker, transmit nug me correspondence Deiweon mo ;>avv uepariment and Cqpmodore Perry, from which it appears that a detachment of marinefc had petitioned to be ordered to Laguna. Yucatan, to repel the Indians, but not to march into the interior. It was received and ordered to be printed, when, on motion, the Senate adjourned. Hoom of Representative*. repundinq of moneys advanced to volunteers. The first thing in order was the bill for refunding moneys advanced to volunteers in fitting them out for Mexico, which was taken up, read a third time and passed. the charter op washington citt. The bill for continuing the charter of the city of Washington was taken up. read a third time and passed. Mr. Thos. J. Henley. of Indiana, moved a re-consideration. and spoke against tha bill. Mr. McLane of Maryland, made a spirited speech in rep|y to Mr. Henley, and after some further discussion, Mr. Cocke, of Tennessee, moved to lay the motion on the table, which was carricd. information with reoard to the exportation op readstupps, cotton, and specie. Mr. Andrew Stewart, of Pennsylvania, submitted a resolution calling upon the Secretary of the Treasury for a report of the amount of breadstuffs and cotton exported to England during two specified period*. showing whether they were increased?by the tariff of 1846. On this motion a debate sprung up in which Mr. Charles J. Ingersoll, Mr. Stewart. Mr. Bayly, of Virginia. and others, participated. Mr. Batlt moved an amendment to the resolution in favour of including specie and breadstuffs for the last twenty years. The resolution was then adopted, and on motion the House adjourned over till to-morrow. Destructive Conflagration In Albany. Alrant. May 15. 1848. A fire broke out at four o'clock this afternoon in a frame building on Church street, between Lydius and South Broadway, used by Stephen T. Thorne as a manufactory for caraphine gas. The flames soon spread with great violence and rapidity north and south, destroying Thome's store, and two or three Dutch boarding houses, north of the store, and. on the south side of it. a throe story brick building, formerly the Kort Orange Hotel, also the Dayton House, the National Hotel, (and the Columbia Hotel, all large three story buildings. The loss will exceed *30.000. and all our insurance corapanirs are sufferers by this fire. The down aid, beiug requested by telegraph to do *o. From the South. Pi.TKRiHcnu. May 15. 1848. Paper* from N?w Orleans to the Oth Init., hare been received by the overland express. but they contain no new* worthy of transmission by telegraph. Market*. Nr.w OiLUin, May 0.?Cotton?The priced for middling and under are unchanged. Sugar?Sale* are reported of 200 hogihead* at previous rate*. Molas*e*? Active in *mall lot* at 13 a 16c. Flour?Illinois $4 55. Freight*?One engagement. Kxcnango*?No improvement. AL?*fir. May IS?Receipt* by the Canal *ince Saturday:?Flour. 10.100 bbl?; corn. |4000 bushel*; barley, 3000 do ; oat*. 4000 do. Sale* or 1000 bbl*. Flour were made at $0 25 a $0 37>f. Wheat?Sale* of 1000 bush. Oenwsoe were made at $1 40. Corn?Sale* of 1200 buih. were made at 57c; the market cUied firm Rye?Sale* of 000 buahela were made at 77o. Whiskey-Sale* of 270 bbl* were made at 21c. There wa* no change in Provision*. Boito*. May 15.?Hour?The market wa* dull, and price* had a downward tendency; *alc* of 450 a 500 bbl*. Ocncsce. with nthoT good Western brand*, were made at $6 50 a 12)*. Corn?Sale* of 7000 bu*hel* were made at 52 a 58c. Including New Orleans out of order, and good sound yellow ; the market closed Arm. Rye?Sales of about 700 buslirls were made at 82e.? Tnere was no change in Provisions. Freights remained about the same. Shipping Intelligences Nrw Oh.eans. May !?? < M ship Carroll. Boston; barks Senxcm itmiiiunrc; - * i> * um.t...rnm. imj v [inriM ikmiiii, City Intelligence. Tin: WtiTHr.1.?Yesterday wa* one of the most delightful day* which ha* been given by May. The *ky wan clear during the whole day. and the nun ahone warmly, with a gentle breete from the went. It wa* the firnt day for a week that a nhower of rain did not full, and the fair ladie* of Ootham thowed their appreciation of ltd lovellnex* by ageneral proifcenadn. The evening wa* Homcwbat coolcr than the day. but the mellow light of the moon gave it a beauty which equalled Id lovellnc** that of the day. Aiikad of tup: Mr. Richard MoOregor furnished u* with Albany paper*, last evening. brought by the Hou*atonic Railroad, ahead of the mall. Rr.nimewtii. pabtrik ?The ninth regiment of New York Stat# militia had their first regular parade ycaterday. The regiment, composed of companies A. B. D. F. <>. II. one of which, a hand*ome company of cavalry. called the Lancer*, made a most beautiful di*r>ia.v in their manoeuvring* a* did al*o the infantry in tneir marching and military tactic* generally At twelve o'clockthe regiment a**embled in Tompkln* *rjuare, where It wa* reviewed by Col Je**up. *upported by Lt. Colonel Ferris, Major Campbell, and Adjutant Van Winkle. Wiok.viio KnANKi'onT STar.KT.?The property holder* of Frankfort *trect. a**emhled ye*terday afternoon at Tnmniany Hall, to take Into con*ldcration the expediency of widening Frankfort *treet. and tneinorlalliing the Common Council to that effect. A large number of per*onn were present. but noone would propose a plan, or agree upon any definite space to widen the street, and. o$ eour*e. none wa* named. The chair? man wemod anxlou* thnt thr tiling hnuld ho don? and wit* the |>rlnrxpeaker. In* helug a larg<> property, hulder In that ttrect, After rounlderahle Ulxruanion. upon no xpeciflr [mint It wax eonrtuiled that they were ten year* t?m early for e?en the rnnxlderntlon of *o important a mibjeot and with that conclusion adjourned without having dnu? anything at nil 'HuftUfctU AH4 MN^AAIi Tim new rotM??iie jm4 Wulo. ( (invtiic play, titled Khrtnstdn,"' sdcI Amud?<i on \ Junes i culvbntad aortil, *u performed hart last era- j niaf. And pawed off with much ?uf?M Tha scenery 1 and incident* givo much effect to the piece, and all j Have boon got out in a highly creditable uiauner, by a I full and effective coat Burke, ai Sickeudol't, pur- j formed with hia usual power aud ability?and the new piece will bo repeated thl* evening. The various in- t cidentu upon which tho plot is founded, bo faun- 1 liar to the readers of the popular work of the celebrated novelist referred to. Mr. Marshall will perform the ! part of Count William, Mr. Dyott that of Herr Naveu. 1 and Mr. Clarke that of Kerdiuand. ' The King and 1 1" will alno be performed. The able talents of the entire company at prevent connected with the Bowory, will ensure for this new piece a popular reception. Chatham Theatkk.?The touching drama of the "Sealed Sentence" was the first piece last evening at thin house; it is a moat beautiful story, and waa admirably acted by the company at the Chatham. Hlcld, Varry, Winans. Mrs. (J. Jones, and the rest of the company, performed their parts to admiration, and the getting up of the entire piece reflects much credit on the manager. The scene representing the ship and the execution on board, was very cleverly done, and was highly applauded. It will doubtless have a loag run, and will be an addition to the long list of successful pieces brought out under the present regime at the Chatham. "New York as it is,''followed. This is the most original and amusing local extravaganza ever produced in New York, we think extravaganza is scarcely the name for it though, as it truly depicts a certain class of our population with scarcely any exaggeration; be that as It may, though, it it as popular as ever, and Mose. in Chanfrau's hand*, Is the character of the day. The "Spirit of the Waters" concluded the bill?it went off with the usual iclat. The same bill la to be repeated this evening. Ma. DcMMTEa.'? Concert.?A highly fashionable and select assemblage of the admirers of Mr. O.'s vocal powers, was present lust evening at the Tuberuucle. and enjoyed a rich treat on the occasion of his concert. He sang several of the most popular airs of the day. among which were several of his own composition. " The Lonely Old Wife " was loudly applauded. Mr. Dempster's style of singing has long gained for him a distinguished popularity In New York, and his ballad entertainments will always secure for him a full audience. His singing last evening, and his accompaniment on the piano forte, delighted the very crowded assemblage throughout the entertainment. Christy's Minstrels.?These geniuses are progressing the same as ever?that is to guy. in the most successful and harmonious manner. They are. certainly, the greatest Ethiopian lingers in the city?everybody. at least, thinks so. and. therefore, it is so. They do not loso a jot of their comicality or fun?on the contrary, It seems to increase nightly. Mclodeon.?At this house, the Virginia Minstrels, Miss Reynoldson. and many other singers of talent, perform every evening. They are a most amusing and talented company. Major Tom Thumb will hold another levee at the Minerva Rooms, this evening. The little fellow is carrying all before him, and has thrown down a challenge for any one to appear who is of smaller stuture than himself; but though small in stature, he is not so in spirit, being a most chivalrous and magnanimous little fellow. Miss Wemysa lias just concluded an engagement at Buffalo. Her acting is highly euiogiied. The Olympic, (late Nation al) theatre, New Orleani, was about to be opened on the Oth lnst. The company was to be made up from the stock of the St. Charles and American theatres. Director, W. Deering. Dr. Collyor's model artists are still in New Orleans, and are about to give some choice pictures. The Montplaisir Ireupe are dancing at the Louisville theatro. Mr. Collins having completed his engagement at the Broadway theatre, in this city, is now playing at the Walnut street. Philadelphia. He is as much a favorite as ever. The Viennolse dancing children are to appear at the Area street tnoatre. rnuadelphia, ou the 18th in?t. The Heron family have been playing an engagement at the Avon theatre, Norfolk, Va. Madame Anna Blihop wat to give a concert In New Orleans, on the 8th Inst. The Steyermarkische band are playing with great success at Louisville, Ky. Common Council. Board or Aloermen, Monday, May 13.? Morris Franklin, Esq., President. The minutes of tbe proceedings of the last meeting were read and approved. Communication from f Ac Mayor.?Tlie following communication was received from his Honor, the Mayor:? ' Mayor's Office, New York, May 16th, 1848. To the Hon. the Commop Council?Oentlemen. information has been communicated to me, that Major Ueneral Wlnfleld Scott embarked on tbe 30th ult., from Vera Crui for this port, and he may, therefore, be dally expecUd here. In view of the great and important services rendered to our country by this distinguished comander during the recent campaign in Mexico, 1 deem it my duty to make this communication, and to submit the propriety of receiving him in a manner commensurate with a proper appreciation of his gallant achievements, and those of his companions in arms.'1 The following preambles and resolution were then otTered by Aid. Crollus:?Whereas, information has been received that Major General Winheld Scott, of the U. S. Army, has taken passage from Veru Crux for this port; And whereas, the citiiens of New York would gladly welcome the hero. who. from Lundy's Lane to tbe city of the Monteiumas. has eovered the flag of his country with imperishable honors: winning for himself a fame wich will perish only when a grateful country shall cease to exist; auu wuunriw, iv in pruper mat me gauani soldier should be received in a manner commt*nnurate with hi* own merit*, and the estimation la which we, a* American citizen*. held his faithful, arduous and valuable services. in the late campaign in Mexico, through which he has panned so gloriously. therefore, Resolved, That a committee be appointed to malto suitable arrangement* for the reception of General Scott, and to tender to him, on hi* arrival, the hoapitaltie* of our city. The following gentlemen wore thon appointed the committee: Aid. Croliu*, Maynard, Hatfield, Smith and Gray. On motion, the President of the Board wm added to the Committee. STAMDIKO COMMITTEE*. The Chair announced the following standing comrittees for the year : Finance.?Aldermen Maynard. Smith, Grey,. Market.?Aid. Dodge, Smith. Kohler. Jlitttimtnli?Aid. Dodge. Steven*. Carolln. Ferriet.?Aid. Swartwout. Croliu*. McDerniott. wApplications for Office.?Aid. Fitzgerald, Libby, De Forrest. 1 Lampi and Oat.?Aid. Smith. Adam*. Hatfield. Public Offices and Hepairt.?Aid. Croliu*. Dodge. McDermot. Police, iVatch and Pritont.?Aid. Croliu*. Swartwout. Kohler. Charily and Jllmt.?Aid. Stevens, Smith, Hatfield. lloadt and Canalt.?Aid. Carnley. Smith, Fitzgerald. Fire Department.?Aid. Adnm*, Dodge, Grey. and Science!.?Aid. Steven*, Maynard, Flt?gerald. Law and ipplicaliont to Lefitlature -vWd Maynard, De Fore*t. Carolin. Wharvet, Piert. and Slipi.?Aid, De Forrest. Carnly, Downing. Salariet?Aid. Gray. Llbby, Carnley. Landt and Placet?Aid. Smith. Adams. Downing. Public Huildingt?Aid. Adams. Crolius. Grey. Ordinance!?Aid. De Forrest, Stevens, Libby. Croton Aqueduct?Aid. De Forrest. Adams, Kohlor Cleaning Streeti?Aid. Swartwout, Dodge. Hat Arid. rivul uir ruclliril UI HIT ?U nam. Selling forth that James S. Libby wa* elected by Illegal vote*. , and praying that hu be prevented from taking hi* neat in the Board of Aldermen. Referred to Aid. De Korre?t, Dodge, and Fitzgerald. Communication?Kroin James Finkerton. preientlug a plan for paving the streets with itquare block* of granite. on a foundation of gravel, and declaring it to be superior to any now in uio. Referred. The Hoard then ad>nirned until Monday evoning next, at 6 o'clock. Board ok Akiitawt Alh?:*m>.r?May 16.?The member* elect of thi* Board convened promptly at 7 o'clock thin evening, when the organization *m effected much more speedily than ?? anticipated. judging from the Mate of thing* a* they existed during the past week. The roll having been called by the clerk, Mr. Hibltard (democrat), moved that Morgan Morgan* (whig), be appointed chairman, pro tern., which wa* carried unanimously. Mr. Wood then moved that tlie Board go into the election, by ballot, of a President of the Board. Tarried, and Me**r*. Hlbbard and Franklinr,appointed teller*.? The ballot resulted in Wilson Small receiving 12 vote* ; scattering and blank*, 0. Mr. Small, having been conducted to the chair, made a few appropriate remark*. Richard Scott was then re-elected clerk, and John J. Doan a*sist?nt clerk of the Board. A committee wa* appointed to wait upon the Board of Aldermen, and inform that body of th? organization of thin Board. Another committee wa* appointed to wait upon the Mayor, and notify him that the Board was organized and ready to receive any communication which hi* honor might have to make. Shortly afterward*, the Mayor *ent to the Board hi* message, a portion only of which was read. Mr. Hmhard offered a resolution in favor of giving ont the printing of the Board to the lowctt bidder, and appointing a special committee to take charge of all matter* pertaining thereto. Aid. Sih'lt* presented a memorial from the owner* of property and resident* in the 6th ward, asking for the rej*<al of the ordinance recently passed.granting permission to land emigrant* at the North Battery at ; the foot of Hubert street. The memorial was nrrom. punted by the opinion of about oixty phyalcian*. who aet fbrth thnt acrlona consequence* will probably ari*e from the landing nf emigrant* in *o thickly a populated section of the .city. The auhject wa* referred to a special committee. consisting of Me**r*. NhuU/., Millar, and Oetty. A communication from the Mayor, announcing the fart that (Jen. Scott had embarked at Vera Crux for New York, and suggesting the propriety of extending to him. on hi* arrival hero, the hospitalities of the city, wa* received , A resolution In favor of'tarrying the suggestion of ' the Mayrfr Into effect, adopted by the Bourn Of .Aldermen. wa* concurred In. and. MfWfl. Rhult*, Faxton. flrltton. and Sutton were appointed a commit1 tee to co-operate with a similar committee appointed I by Ihe Hoard of Aldermen for that. punoM. to which I the I'resldent of this Hoard wa? Iy added | Tb? Board then adjourned uutil to-ntfrrow evening . I V mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmrn* liMV iutilMdvM**! MkWrf iSorP Mfn MUVbU-* r*i flfftfM'i fiitrhr ?<n* m. <*i W<i C?iw<y Hunk rhia W?i Rti tetitn to recover baUtnee of kbout >12,600, with lntarMt. tt ?pp?arod that iu the month if Ktbrewy. 1WJ, th? Sichrtt'ii Harbor Bank had a lebt of about $16,000 against the lirui of (iordon k Browue. of thU c it jr. commission merchants. The deVndant*. ut the name time, had a claim against the tamo tirm for $12,000. la March, 1S4J. Mr. MeChisney, :ho cashier of the Saekett'a llarbor Bank, and Mr Vlartin. the 1'resident of the Lewis County Bauk. came to this city to obtaiu security from (iordou & Browne, for the respective debts due to their principal* Mr Mcl'hisuey succeeded in receiving a large quantity of butter to the amount of about 41'.! 000. and the halmire in paper securities. Mr. McChisney. utter crtusuuimuting the bargain, left the butter in the possession of Gordou 4t Browne, and took their receipt for it. Mr Martin failed in making uuy settlement with Gordon b. Browne, for the Lewis County Bank, and applied to McChisney for u loan of $9000 in cash ; it negotiation was entered into between the parlies. which resulted in a loau. and the vale of the butter at a reduced price. On the 8th of March, in pursuance of this arrangement, the plaintiff* advanced to defendants $9000 in cash, and at the mine time the bills of Hale iu the handf of McChisney, with the receipt of Gordon li Browne, in whose Mtore the butter remained, together with an order on the latter to deliver it. were banded to Mr. Martin, on behalf of th? I.ewis County Bank, and an a security for the loau. Martin handed ovor draft* to McChisney amounting to $19,191. with a guaranty for thoir payment Some of the drafts were paid, but Ave of them, amounting to $12,000. the sum now sought to be recovered, remained unpaid. Mr. McChisney was placed on the stand on the part of the plaintiffs. After Ilia examination wad closed, the court adjourned. SrrRFMK Coirt, (old) April 15.?Present Justices Jewett. Ike.? Onierdunk ad*. thr People?Thin was a motion for a new trial. In 1840. the defendaut was tried and convicted of extortion in the Court of Sessions of Queens county; bat as the money which it 1* alleged be extorted, was received by him in this city, bis counsel contends that the Queens county court of sessions had no Jurisdiction to try the cause. Judgment reserved. Mt. Henry L. Clinton argued the case on the part of tbo people. Court ok General Sessions.?May 15?Before Recorder Scott and Aldermen Dodge and Hatfield. Jonas B. Phillips. Fsq.. Assistant District Attorney. Plea uj Guilty.?John Vaudyue. indicted for stealing $12, the property of Air. C. D. Cox, from a letter, while In the employ of Mr. Boyd, as a letter-carrier, on boing arraigned at the opening of court this morning, plead guilty, and was sentenced to 3 months imprisonment in the penitentiary. Trial for receiving money?Frederick Watson, arrested some time ago, on a charge of having been concerned witb Joseph Cherry and Jane Wilson, in robbing a Mr. Updike, alias Mr. Updike Bayard, of Knox Co.. Ohio, of $100, at No. 33 Warren St., was then called to trial on an indictment charging him with receiving a $3 bill, or more, from Cherry and Jane Wilson, knowing the same to have been stolen by them. Tha evidence adduced ou the part of the prosecution failed to sustain the indictment, and the jury accordingly rendered a verdict of not guilty. Embezzlement.?A young man named Frederick Goodwin, was brought Into court by officer Donnelly, on n ltAnnh nriovant ?mUV. U 1 *- 1 ? mm WILU UtllUU VWUttZXIL'U the sum of $18 from Mr. John B. Rey. The accused was bold to ball in tbo turn of $1,000 Trial for Grand Larceny.?Edward J. Beverly was then culled to trial upon a charge of having stolen $1080 in gold and silver coin from Susannah Merrill, a few weeks ago. On the part of the prosecution. It was stated in evidence that the accused party was an English police officer who came to this country, as he alleged, for the purpose of arresting Susannah's husband that he went on board the vessel In which the complainants were passengers, and after searching their trunks, he took from Susannah's bosom the before named amount of money. For the defence. It was shown that the accused on making known to Susannah and her husband the object of his visit, vie. to arrest them and recover the property in question, the money was voluntarily given up. and their statement to the effect that the money was taken away by the accused, was false. The jury acquitted the accused, when tho court adjourned until to-morrow morning. Cou?t Calendar for thii Dat?Circuit Court.? 15, 16. 17, 18. 19, 20, 21. 23. 26. 27. 183. 4. 349. 1. 8. Common Pleat?1st Part. 23. 26, 27, 29. 31.35. 37. 99. 41. 43. 2d Part, 12, 10. 20, 24, 328, 26, 28, 30, 32. The Herald for Kurope. The steam ship Britannia will leave Boston to-mor row, for Halifax anil Liverpool, and her mails will clot* in thl* city, this afternoon, at the uiual hour. An edition of the Wetkly Herald, for European circulation, containing the latest news from all parts sf the continent, up to the hour of publloatlon, to be sent by this stoam ship, will be ready this day at 12 o'clock. Palmo's Opera House? Have you seen the three Graces? the most perfect specimens of humanity that ever tho eye of mortal was permitted to K&M on. If not, go at enoe to Palmo'a, and for a night Imagine that you behold the inhabitant* of the Ilysian Fields of Pandlse In fleeting group* before yon. The Plum be National Dacuerrean Gallery, ea the npper corner of Broadway and Murray street, (over Tenney's jewelry store.) contain* the Rnestipecimen* and largest collection of picture* in the jrorid. Stranger* and other* *hould not fail to visit tiii* justly celebrated establishment, it being one of tho most attractive places in this city. Watches! watches I watches I Persons wishing to bur a good gold or silver watch, will find such at J. Y. Savage. Jr., 15 Wall street. win la telling per cent under the usual trade price*, and warrant* hi* watches to koep accurate time. Stranger* wiihing good watches will do well to girt him a call before purchasing, a* they will be fairly dealt with. Them |5 Suits, a few more left, consisting of Cloth Coat, Cassimere Pant* and l'ancy Vest Also, an u!?gant assortment of BusiWs* Coat* of Tweed, Cashmere tie. Drop ue Ete, Alpaca. I.inen and Gingham, $1 to $5 each. Boys suit* S3 to $4 each. Cleaning and repairing. <'ash paid for gent*'clothing, corner Nassau aud Heekman streets. Gentlemen's Hats?Summer Style.?Paris Straw llats and Caps for Children?New Goods.?Wm. H. Boebe It Co., Hatter*. 1.16 Broadway, Ntw York, and 13S Chesnut streol, Philadelphia, will introduce on Friday, May 19, their Summer llats foraBitlemsn, and they feel warranted in saying that they will exId bit on this occasion the most perfect bat ever offered In the country. The style will consist or several different kinds, of the utmost lightness and elegance, with a most superior and tasteful kind of trim mint, altogether forming a tout ensemble of all that is new and beautiful in the art. A splendid assortment of Pari* made straw goods for children and iufants will be opened at the dame time, consisting of different style*, in materials of surpassing beauty, entirely new, and highly attractive. ^ The largest Boot and Shoe btulnru In the eitr is done by our friend Young, opposite our offloe, eornrr of Fulton and Nawau streets. SOOO to lour) that be can sell better boots fer $4 30 than uui lie bought in other stores for S" 00 to 7 00. Do. tine calf (3 SO, usually $4 SO to A UO. with tho largest assortment of gaiters aud shoes in the world. We warrant him tuocess.?TILE DOCTUH. To the Public.?I hereby oftr to fbrfclt one thousand if 1 do not sell as good Boots fur Si 60 ae are sold in the city for $8 or $7; and, 1 agree to forfeit the same if aay other store sells as good Boots for $4 SO ae I nil I have now the lannst retail trade of any store in the oity, and shall keep IL by selling at less prices than any of my competitors. IL B. JONES, 14 Ann street. G. Saunder* and Son, 1*7, latrl77,Brodwny\ Dressing case and raior stmp manufactnry, rvspectftiUjf in. rite the attention of the public to their liuit imj>ortation% tn penknives, razors and oilier tine cutlery, also to their Isnjq Msorlment of soap*. perfumery, brushes, coml>* and every urtlcta required for fie toilet. t Wlgi and Toupees.?The public are Invited to inspect the largest and best assortment of Wigs Toupees lis the Pnited States, at BATCHEI-(IK'S, No. 2 Wall street, near Broadway. The new invented Wigs ami Scalps obtained a silver medal at the last Fair of the American Institute. Call and see. Gold Pens, Diamond Pointed 91 only, Sliver Pencil Cm* include!-J. W. GKEaTON fc CO., No. 71 Cedar itract, op tain, invito purchaser*, loth wholesale and retail. u> call and examine their itock of Geld Ten* and Caae*. which tiiey are aclling at reduoed price*. Titer keep the pent of all ami every maker, tnatpureliaaer* may decide for themMTM a* to their re la tire merit*. Gold peni and eaaea repaired. Richelieu Diamond Pointed tiold Peni-dr. moral.?B. K. WATSON & CO. having mmored their Gold Pen Depot to No. 13 Wall itreet, are prepared to nipply their cuitomer* with any or every description of Gold Pan* at price* lower than ever before offered. The celebrated Richclieu Pea, of wliloli ther are the manufacturer*. 1* unequalled for ftnenee*, elaaticlty, ana durability. The point* are warranted not to ooine olt, or a new l'aa will be given lQUiout charge. Gold Hen* r*pa?V. Improved Magnetic Machine#.?Dr. Mooi? head'* Graduated Magnetic Machine*. arc an important improvement o?er all other*, (iuipltr. more |<ortable, stronger and more effective; accompanied by the now mutual fur uac, full, clear and explicit Price* $12 and'SlA. lleaare of imitation*. Sole manufacturer, I>. C. mookllkal), M. I)., 1M2 Broadway. Dyapepala and ( anti-itla?It hiu been auppoeeil l v tome ntcdienl writer?, tbnt Gnlvanimn, which, if not Uta origin, !* at leant the secondary cause of animal beat and animal motion, is generated by the prooe** of digeation. We know for the cx|i*nnionU of eminent Knglish physiologist* and chemista have demonstrated the fact, that nfler tf;c nervoa leading to tho stomach of an animal have l>o-n diviilcd. digestion ran be effected by the Galvanic current. When, tlierefore. the nerve* of the sioinarh fail to inject into the digestive apparatus the nupply of galvaninn necessary for |ierfect decomposition, indigestion. <lysivpeia. or gastritis, i* Hie result. In these case* Ur. Christie * Galvanic Kelts will be found a certain and speedy remedy. Tho Galvanic fluid produced by the antagonistic metals of which they are composed. |nts*ing into the gtislric nerve*, and thence into gastric juice, re-endows that girat solvent with all it* primitive oroiierties, and renders digestion nasv and perfect Tile sole *uq^riwl agent in New York is I>. C. M< MiKll K Al>, 1H2 Broadway jC... 1 - _ j-i COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS. HONBY MAHKKT. MTindny, May 1 ~>__0 P, M. Tho European Intelligence. by tho Cambria, had rathora favorable Influence upon our market*. Price* iv>r cotton nave stiffened. and then- is more inquiry fur shipment Stork." were a little bettor to-day, hut there in no little fining Unit it in difficult to produce any change oithcr way. At tho first board, Long Inland advanced '4 percent; Harlem. Ji; Canton, ',; Farmers' Loan, *%-, Reading Kailroad. Nonvichnnd Worcester declined Erie Railroad, full stock, Illinois Funded, J?; all others closed at prices current on Saturday. At the second hoard, the transactions were ronflnrxl almost entirely to Heading and Long Island, without any change In prices. There was but a limited demand for sterling (>*. change. We quote bills on London at 10},' r. ] 1 lM.|cent premium. Continental bills are a compete drug. no one feeling disposed to remit anything bat specie. The packet ship St. Denis, for Havre. taVei ent about four hundred thousand dollars in rpeutv. Nothing new has transpired sine* Hjue (k'pnrtnreof the last steamer, relative to Stat? stocks The only tiling of Interest connected with government ?ecuriti -s. at present in atjitutluu, is thu uvw United States I J-J

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