Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 27, 1849, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 27, 1849 Page 2
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Wr' NEW YORK HERALD. RwtllWMt rtinirr of Knltun and Nuim at*. JAMES (iOltDON BMNBTT, PROPRIETOR. THE PAD- Y HERALD.? Tim nlitumi, 1 crntt par copy?17 par imtn 'IheliiURblSG EDITIUS it publuhed at h odeck A M Olid duh ihutrit hclor< breukfmt , I ha AFTERS DOS BDITtON c n tc A il of I he nawiboyt ut 2 o'clock THE W EKSLY HERALD. Jor cir ulution on this t'onti nant u pvl.lit hart every Smurd y, nt 6% cade per copy or $3 par annum ; for circul lam in Europe and printed in French mud Rnpliih at fiVfc centi per copy, or !M per annum ; the latter price to include'heyntlnye. ALL LETTERS by mail, for aubtc riptiam, or tei:h adrer Maementt to I e pn I paid, or the p itupe will Im deducted Jrom the money remitted VOLUNTARY CORRESPONDENCE, contninine important noma eoluiied n ton . ny uuai tar aj the world : if uted, will be Ubarnlty t am /< r. THE HhRAl.D ESTABLISHMENT it open throughout the Hifktn AiM KJt T1SKMEST8 (rrnnood tvrry morning, and to be | f vi th-fed. u, i/ic mori iiiu nd afternoon edition*,) at reaeonnbU pr% m ; t-o he tor tit m m n in. tgihU manner ; the propi uior net r Zpon*ih/e tor errort in mnniiicript, AO NOTICE In hen of nnonymout communlaatto'e. What ever u intended far \ >e lion mm/ tie nuthenti oteei by la* nunu mnd oddrear of he vriter : neK noeaei irily for publication. bait Ma a guaranty rf hit go d /oUh. HV cannot return rejected mpJSS?TISo''of oil kii.dt executed beautifully, and teUA deepalch Oriteri received nl the tltflee. AMUSEMENTS THIS EVENING. BOWEBY THEaTKB. B?w?ry?Natal Ensaoemcnts? Tom and Jkbsv?Mux tr Ai.dkbtun. BROAOWaV thbatbt. BmAwtv?Rati Voonmn.lB lothlnh MaFU.-BITI's GymfAITICI Sl.AAMEA and cbajmbb. NATIONAL THEATRE, ChAtham Bqnai*?Madblainb? mfcab if CaUAOBNIA?SwiETHt AkT? am) wltbs. BURTON'S THEATRE. Cham be ri itxm?Kino or thi PcAooobb? Faat Man MECHANICS' HALL, Broadway. mat Broome?Cm rifii'i Hmmiu SOCIETY LIBRARY, Broadway? New Oblsaws SsbbbaDUA ALBAMBKA, Broadway, Dear Prlnoa?Sabda, Lmnt k 0o.'? ABUUAX Cibotia ZOOLOGICAL HALL, Bowery?Van Amu boh k 0?.'? lUBAuaia CHINESE MUSEUM. SSI Broadway?Ckibbm Ouaroamna BRO KLYN concert 3 A loon?Whits' Sbbbnadbrb. Maw loi k, I ureilay, February R7, 1849. Loaa a t Life on Buard of KmlKrant Vckaels. Tbe frequency and extent of the loss ot life, which occurs every year on board of the emigrant vessels bound to our shores from all parts of Europe, ought to arouse the attention of the community to tske some measures to diminish the aumber and mitigate the horrors of these casualties. This is a duty which comes home to every one who has a heart capable ot sympathizing with the misery ot his fellow creatures, and in a more especial manner to that class of our citizens the emigrants who have the misfortune to endure such dreadful sufferings. An an instance of these casualties, if such borrors can be so described, we would call public attention to the case of the ship Cambria, which put in during the early part of last week to the Delaware breakwater. This wan a passenger vessel, bound to New York, from Londonderry, hhe wis out thirteen weeks, and was almost entirely destitute of provisions and water when she ranched these shores. Fiftyseven pantvgert had dud on. tht passage, and seven snore tcere buried on shore upon tht arrival of tht skip. Such were the brief particulars concerning thia easel, which were communicated to us over the telegraphic wires from Philadelphia; but what a history of human woe is compressed into these few lines. Who can realise the horrific scenes that were to be witnessed on board of this floating charnel house t What an agonizing and appalling spectacle the unfortunate creatures must have presented on their arrival! We have received no further intelligence respecting this vessel; and, therefore, can say nothing as to the cause of so frighiful a sa crifice of human life. We know not whether it ia to be set down to fever, or famine, or cholera. We only know the fact that thirteen week# ago, sixty-four human beings set sail for oar shores, oa board this vessel, in the enjoyment of perfect health and strength, and that they all found a watery grave, with the exception of seven, who survived sufficiently long to find their last resting ( lace on the banks of the Delaware. This, however, is anly one case out of many which occur every year; yet so thoroughly insensate have the masses of our people become, and ao completely absorbed in their various pursuits in life, that it scarcely gave rise to a single emotion of any kind. We have not seen a solitary comment upon it in any paper. What a pity those illfated emigrants had not the good fortune to be born blacks! What eloquent indignation would have resounded throughout the land, from the platforms of the Tabernacle, and the various other rendezvous of the jot diuint benevolent and humane 1 New England would be in a flame, far and wide, and nothing short of the blood of those by whose instru. mentality or neglect these horrors occurred, would have appeased the outraged feelings of our saintly sympathizers The unfortunate victims, however, happened to be white men and women, and did not sail from Africa, but from a vulgar and unsentimental pott in the north of Ireland. It would appear, therefore, to be a most wasteful expenditure of the public sympathy, to extend any portioa of it to such unwoiihy subjects. It is not our intention, in our present state of ignorance of the facts, to throw any blame on the owners or officers of the Cambria. We know nothing of the particulars, and therefore cannot say where the blame, if any, is justly due. One thing, however, is very certain. An enormous amount of human life is annually sacrificed on board of these emigrant vessels, from causes which we believe might, with a little care and foresight, be guarded against. Thia subject has been too much neglected on both aides of the Atlantic. Owners and char" tereraof vessels have been allowed too much scope for the exercise of their selfishness and inhumanity; and the consequence has been,that hundredsof vessel* have been employed in the passenger traffic, which were not Beaworthy ; and crowds of humaa beings have been stowed away in the holds of these vessels, *o as to present a vivid, and alas, in many esses, a too faithful representation of the black hols of Calcutta. Without ventilation?without tegulations for cleanliness? without any of the taceasary constituents of health or comfort? maay of these emigrant vessels are fitted out solely with a view to the advantage of the emigration egents who despatch them. According to an act tecenlly passed m the British Parliament, it i> Bade imperative that a>l vessels cartying steerage passengers should have good cooking accommodation, proper ventilation, Sec , Aec , and that each paaaenger should be provided duriog the voyage with two |>ounds of oatmeal, one pound and a halt of btacuit, one pound of flour, one pound of rice, one pomad of peas, one pound of pork, vinegar, <Vc., dee., per week. Whether the Cambria was so fitted out, we are unable to say; but we think it is the dvty of the British government to have a thorough investigation made into the matter, it ta but too often the case that the British emigration genu, who are stationed by that government at tho various points of embarkation, are mere nonentities if not complete tools in the hands of the merchants and ship ttgents. Should It turn out that thin awful sacrifice of human life has been owing to any collusion between them, we cannot regard theno in any other light than wholesale murderers. In our present ignorance of all the particulars,we know not who is to blame, or if there be any one; but there ought to be a full investigation into the cane j and if there be no authority here to make sucb an investigation on board a British vessel at present, a bill should at once be brought intoCungrona, investing our authorities with such power. The enormous amount of human life annually sacrificed in the passage from Europe to this country is incredible; while in many cases the hor. rers endured hy the survivors are little short of those on "the middle passage." Their existence I b. is a irproach to cir humanity, and to the civilization of the age ; and strange as it may seem, th<ur frequency and proximity have positively deprived them of that wholesopie horror which, if properly aroused, would at once take earnest and decided measures to put an end to them, and to provide an efficient remedy. We 6hall have to wait, in a 1 probability, till a cargo of blacks is declmited, before any action is taken. A freight of damaged dry goods would elicit more sympathy and remark at pirsent, among our humane population and "our best possible instructors," than the total loss of any "human" freight that ever started for these shores. Since the above was written, we have ae n a statement in a Baltimore paper which presents the cast in even a worse light. It is stated that : ? " The report of the British ship Cambria, Capt. Hail, at the Delaware breakwater, in thiiteen weeks from Londonderry, was Inoorreot, (the error originated with the telegraph ) She bad only bad thirty day* passage. The faele of the royaae are as follows:?She sailed from Liverpool. Decembers, bound to New York, but taking the northern peerage encountered galea and a rough sea. wbloh compelled her to put Into Londonderry, where ehe arrived en the 23d Deoember. and was detained there repairing until about the 29th January, and airived at the Delaware en the 20th February." Pickpockets and Thieves at Washington.? The newspapers have published special warnings, during the last lew weeks, to the hi-nest men who may visit Washington during the inauguration, in relation to the crowds of pickpockets and thieves who frequent that locality at such a celebration. During even the progress of the President elect from llaton llouge to the capital, he has been followed by those harpies, and various accounts have been published of the depredations committed on the unthinking people, who, with money in their pockets, pressed on in 'the crowd, to join ir the applause of the moment. The warning given about those characters is very good as far as it sees, but it should be extended a little further. In addition to the ordinary or common place [pickpockets and thieves who make it a point to be at Washington at inauguration time, there is another class of pickpockets and thieves, who, with more pretensions to honesty than the otheis can lay claim to, frequent the same place and mingle in the same crowd. At every change of dynasty, Washington is filled by crowds of office-beggars, many of whom are but little better than pickpockets and thieves. To be sure they do not go to work openly, and put their hands into tne un-open pocKeis 01 visiters to tne capital. Their purpose is of a different character. Thsy wish to ride the pockets ot that old simpleton Uncle !Sam. For many years past the democrats have had possession of the old gentleman's pockets, and have extracted many millions of dollars therefrom ; and now it is probable that a new set of leeches will try their luck, and with a hunger of half a century on them; we can well imagine what an appetite they will have for the spoils which they are in pursuit of. But they are pickpockets, and General Taylor must beware of them. Violation of thr Grave.?Every now and then i we hear of some local popular excitement occasioned by the discovery of a violation of the sanctity of the tomb. Not lcng since, a very considerable exacerbation i public teeling was manilested in Pittsburgh aim n ighborhood, on account of an occurrence of s kind. All this is quite natural. Mankinc n all stages of civilization' have discovered rupulous regard for the inviolability of the ve. Nor is it at all to be desired mat tin, i ling should lose any of Us strength or sanctity. But we must not, on this account, yield to the vulgar clamor against the dissecting room. The claims of anatomical science must not be disregarded. The study of anatomy has conferred incalculable benefits on humanity. Proper legal provision should be made for the supply of subjects. It is the prevalence and power cf prejudice and ignorance on this subject which lead to the violation of the tomb. We see no reason why the bodies of those who die in our hospitals and alms houses, and all others which ' are not claimed by relatives, should not be appropriated to the schools of anatomy. In this way heie would be an adequate supply of materials I for the anatomist, and the feelings of the living would not be wonnded. As it is, until some legal provision be made, the robbery of the grave will undoubtedly continue, in spite of all that can be done to prevent it. Thk Latest from Bik.nos Ayres.?The favorite bark Mason Barney, Capt. Langston, late Scott, (who remained at Buenos Ayres,) arrived off the Hook on Sunday night, and reached the city the following morning. She sailed from Buenos Ayres on the 2-ltn of December, and brings us letters and papers to that date. We learn that Captain Scott had the misfortune to break his leg, by falling from a horse, ? hile on a visit to a friend, a few miles lrom Buenos Ayres, and in consequence of which he was obliged to remain at Buenos Ayres. When the M. B. sailed he was doing well, and expected to be able to walk in about two weeks from that time. There is no very important news. We perceive that the Board of Health of Buenos Ayres were taking all care to instruct the people by means of official notices, as to the best way of living, in crder to avoid the Asiatic cholera, which I they were apprehensive would reach there. Wf finrl thp anppoK r)?>liuova/1 T~1? .. ~ - ? ?MV ?rvvVM UVIITVIVU UJ IUC x1uu. J u 1111 A. Dix, in the Senate, on the 26th January, 1816, regarding the territory of the Mosquito coast, and the British encroachment in that matter, translated into the Oaceta Mtrcantil of Buenos Ayres, with many encomiums on it. The Buenot Arytt Packet, of the 23d of December, gives the following The government of Kntrerios, following tbs example est by that of Buenos Ayres, bu decreed the total abolition of the ordinary carnival, and also of another, established by the preoedlng administration, to oelebrate the pesos with France In 1840?the latter to be substituted by the ceremony of adjudging premiums to the widows, orphans, and Indigent relatives or those who have fallen in the war against the Anglo-Freaoh intervention and Unitarian faotlon. The Governor of Salts Col. Jore Manuel SaraVta, having eonoinded his term, the Honse of Representatives of that province has elected In hi* room Don Vicente Tameyo. and the latter has appointed Dr Nicolas Caren so secretary ef government. As a mark of respect to the late Governor, the House has promoted him to the rank of General, and presented him with a i word. The Intrusive government in Montevideo has recently.forwarded to the ie-oalled Assembly of Notables tev-rai drafts of deerees, one of whloh provides that, so long a* me present siege of that oity lasts, and for a year alter, no property of any description ean be distrain* d for the payment of debts oontraoted previous to tbe lit of January, 1841; but when the debtor baa not sufficient property to guaranty the payment of his liabilities, the exception will not be allowed In his tavi r. Annexed is the number of merchant vessels from era, in the port of Buenos Ayres,on the evening ol 22U December:? , * - ye. .... . ' ruth. Turn. Vtiirli. Tews British 3T 8,848 Hanoverian ..< 1 22d American... IS 4.026 I'ortugaeee. .* 1 12$ Danish 3 ?j,u gw,4|ab g joM French 7 1.740 'Dutch 1 *)? Hamburg. ... 2 466 Oldenburg ..1 340 Spanish 11 2.165 Montevideo. . I 12S BreslUan. . ..13 2.602 Peruvian. ... 1 27T Italian 6 820 Chilian 1 3lg Norwegian... 1 227 I. u book X 250 Crimen 9 2 440 ? Belgian 1 222 Total 118 27 268 Neapolitan... 1 284 ' Bctnoa Avati Meatier, Dae. 22.?A stagnation In the market la manifeat this waek. tbe demand for product being much leaa brisk; although no alteration ha* taken placa In tha priori, ears In that of horsehair, whloh has greatly fallen. Anothxr Ocsan Steamship Link.?The (ilatrow Poit of a recent date, contained the following announcement:? A project Is In contemplation, wo understand, of bringing Glasgow Into dlreot steam aommunleatlan with tbe United Statea of Amerlea. A eontonporary mentions that tbe keel of the first vsssel of this llns bes just been laid do*n by tbe Meswi Denny, brothers of Dumbarton?the vessel to bo of Iroo, sndef about 1,01,0 tone burthen. She la to he on tbe eerew prtnclp #. and to bo fully ship rigged. The eerew will be propelled by engines it 260 horse power, which are In scares of construction by the Messrs Calrd, of Greenock. This new steamship la Intended to ply dlrtotly from the Broomlelsw. Latbe from Brazil?The brig Rainbow, Capt. Mansfield, arrived yesterday morning from Rio Janeiro, having left that port on the 3d January, being nine days Inter. The Pacific mail steamship Oregon, Capt. Pierson, which left this port on theHth December, was going mio Rie Janeiro as the brig Rainbow came out, making a passage of twenty-six days, or about the same time as the California. The steamship Massachusetts, Capt. Wood, and ship Iowa, Capt. Deming, sailed on the 2d January for California, and as they went out of the harbor, they weie saluted by the frigate Brandy wine, Com. Storer. When Capt. M. left, the brig Flora, of Baltimore, was attempting to get out of the harbor, past the American flest, and make her way to the coast of Africa. The commodore was determined to take her if she persisted in going out; he had guard boats rowing round her at night, and the brig Perry moored outside of her. There were a number of vessels intending to go to the coast, but the Commodore had frustrated their plans, and they had given them up. There was an over stock of flour in market, and no sales. The ship Columbia, of Boston, was taking in. There were many German vessels in port, taking freights very low; two large Bremen ships had been taken up to go round to Valparaiso, to lead at low rates. There were but few Amen can vessels in port. Freight was dull, say 55 cents per bag for coffee to the United States. In addition to (the above, we find the following n an English paper, received by the Europa:? The brig Hero has arrived. She sailed from Pernambuoo on the *Jih of January. The distui bancea which previous advloes had stated ' o have broken out In the interior were not completely suppressed. On the 8tb and 9th of January numbers of soldlsrs, wbo had gone to assist In quelling the disturbances, bad been brought Into Pernambuco severely wounded. They were sent to the hospitals, In order to undergo the cure of their wounds. In oonsequenoe of this state of things, the English residents at Perriaiiibuco, feeling somewhat uneasy lest the rebels might approach to their vicinity, bad made a formal request to the Commander of the English brig < f war Greoian, to remain theic for the present, which vtas done As It was the Carnival season, business was at a stand still. The lioston Alius of yesterday, gave th? annexed :? ricHBAMHUco. Jan 16th. ? Our tcllt'cai itla.r* are assuming a better aspect in the opinion ot the government; but there are many Influential men who doubt the possibility of quelling these disturbances for some considerable period. The prinoipal men of the Insurgents bare gone out to join the forces, wbioh report ssys amount to bSO ar 1000 men, end their object Is to establish a republican government. Steam and Magnetism.?Tha Europa's news was published in the Charleston (S. C.) papers of Friday mternoon last. Theatrical and Musical. Bowebv The.the ?This house was well attended 'aat evening, notwithstanding the Inclement weather which prevailed. It was well worth going through the storm to witness the performance*, whloh were done in that neat and elegant style for whloh the Bowery oomnanv are so famous nowadays: Indeed, a bet tt-r ccmpany for the enaetlng of all kinds of dramatio entertainments baa never been got together at thli bouse The new pleee, the ' Mill of Aldervon," proved highly snoceestul. and was much applauded?Hall, Steven*, Jordan and Winane, not forgetting charming little Mies K Denln and Mlea Wemju, all playing moat satisfactorily. To-night, we expeot there will be an Immense bouse, as quite a novelty will be produoed. Messrs. Thomas Hyer. Thompson and Winrow, whose names are well known to fame abont these times, have been engaged for a short time, and will appear In dra matto entertainments well caloulated to exhibit their peoullar style of noting. The extravagansa of ' Tom and Jerry" is the pleoe In whloh they will this evening appear; and the celebrated boxing scenes whloh form a prominent feature in this pleoe, will bs enaeted most scientifically by them The oomedy of ' Naval Engagements," and the drama of the "Mill of Aldervon," will form the remainder of the entertainments. Broadway Thbatrb. ? '-Kate Wood hull, or the Trice of Liberty," was sgaln performed last evening at this elegant theatre. The gloom, misery, and terror of the prison-ship soene were rendered still more striking by the excellent acting of Mr. Moerhouae. The dlvertisement, in which the brothers Martinettl appeared, was very well received Their performances are truly wonderful The new faroe of "Slasher and Crasher" created much merriment. The entertainments of the evening ooncluded with the wonderful asoenston or pjrtmia mgo* 01 iae iwo DroiDcri Niriiisill, AQd Mtdine Marilnettl, from tbe stage to the gallery. They were warmly applauded. National Theatre.?The oparatlo drama of tha Child of the Regiment" was well played laet evening, Mtu Meetayer showing much taste and not a little skill la the performance ef the part ef Madeline, the ohild of the 21st. Her execution of the famous Salut a la Pranct was very respectable indeed; and many an artist who makes muca more pretentions to soienoe than Miss M., I would find| It no easy task to e<iual her. '* Mose In California" la as attractive as ever. The announcement of this piece, on the bills, Is as witty a description of the excitement caused by this piece as we have read for a long time. The comedy ef '* Sweethearts and Wives" concluded the performances last evening. The same hill will be repeated to-night. We see several new burlesques underlined at this theatre; among them is one called "Joeey, the Spartan," which is said to be very funny Indeed; but the other one, oalled " Tom and Jemmy," founded, we presume, on late exoiting events, will no doubt prove a hit. There Is plenty of room for a first rate burlesque to be made on the events connected with tbe late doings, sayings, and notions of the famous Tom and Jemmy of the day. Burton's Theatre.?The comedy of the " Fast Man" was repeated last night at this plaoe of entertain, ment, and again met with a warm reoeptlon. This was followed by a new comloal original musical extravagansa, entitled "The King of the Peaoooks." Miss Chapman, Mr Brougham, and Mr. Johnston exerted their peculiar talents In this line, with great effect; but we cannot ray that the piece Itself was received with much applause. The scenery is very beautiful, and the Incidents are amusing and varied; but we very much doubt whether the allusions and Aon matt he sufficiently intelligible In our soolal atmosphere. " Lord Lovell," " All in tbe Downs," no., fco., may do ! very well for an English audience; but we fear they i will ' loose their sweetness on the desert air," when sung on this side of tbe Atlantis. We shall forbear saying mere till we see the extravaganza another time. American Circus.?A very fashionable audlenoe nightly attends this fine resort of amusement, and numsrous plaudits show very well that tha entertain, mrntsare fully satisfactory to tbe publio who patronise this place. The " Peny Race, or Union Course In Miniature," is one of the moat exocllent things ever exhibited. There seems to be Instinct in the body of the charming animals, whloh exeltes them to emulation, and this Is really wonderful. The superb horse* manshlp of Mr. Stout, the elfgent feats of Professor Sends and bis treated and graceful obildren?thesegaclty of May Fly and Cinderella, are sufflolentto keep tbe attendants, every evening, highly delighted. The clowns are full of fun and humor; and. in short, the American elrcus is destined to maintain for a lomr tim* success In oar city. CHinTt'i Mimniu,-Thetenperformersthatcompose thl? company are all men of taste and ability, and inlfll their various pert* with much graphic humor and laeineM. Their quartette*, ballad*, He , are all executed with the greatest magical precision; and their famous burlesque of the "Voyage Musicals" I* nightly bailed with great applaaie. The K.thloplan Statuary, I Tyrolean Solo, burlesque dancing, kc., are aUo a* mush lelished aa ever. New Orleans 8erenader?.?It wa* by a mlataka ] that we annonneed the appearanoe of this exoellent company of Ethiopian artlata at Rntger'* Inatitnte. They will appear there on Monday next. They eon- | tlnue their Inimitable eoneerta and burlesques at the Society Library, every evening thl* week. Person* mbject to megrim will be oured by hearing their bur que, "Pa-nor a ma," and the tolo on the klteben i bellow*. Oxand Concxxr.? Slgnor Baiill will give a grand concert at the Tabernacle, on the Ith of March next. 1 Le Deiert," by Kellelan David, will be performed by an orchestra composed of the highest talent In America ; and we have no doabt that thl* will be the concert of the season. 7.ooLcmcsL Hall ?The three royal whelp* and | their royal mother, are to be *een every day and evening at thl* Interesting place of exhibition. This 1* one of the rare opportunities we have of seeing young Hon* fed by tbelr dam, In this quarter of the globe ; few will lore the opportunity of witnessing It. The number of wild beast* in tbl* collection, by far surpasses all other exhibition* of the kind In America. Adxixw, the Napoleon of magicians, will open at the Minerva Rooms, on Monday next. Mr. Hackett Is In Richmond. Madame Anna Bishop I* annonneed to eommenee a series of ooneert* In Norfolk, on to-morrow evening. Domestic Bllecellnnjr. The Legislature of Virginia, en the Md Instant, presented a sword to Lieut. Col. Payne, for his Tataable services In the Mexican campaign. Thsre were 110 deaths In Philadelphia daring the week ending Saturday last. A mining oompany has been Incorporated In Missouri, with a capital of $4?e,0OO, to werk some of the i gnat lead mines or that State. I Thirteen oyster boats, with their crews, were captured on the i beeapoak* last week, by the authorities of Aconmsc county, Va., for violating the oyster law. One man was killed. They ail belonged to Philadelphia. A women in Cincinnati, a few days since, plunged ' a b? wle knife In the breast of a man with whom she bed en alternation in the street , The Ircn foundry < f Henry T Better, In Boston, was | J?s'tf j< d by fite cn Kridey last, TELEUBAPHIC INTEMJtiENtE. Congressional Summary. Our telegraphic reports this morning will be found more than ubu.iIIv interesting. A* the close of the session approaches, both houses appear dirl>oeed to go to work in earnest, to bring up the tear. In the Senate, yesterday, Mr. Wales took his seat as a Senator from Delaware, vice J. M. Clayton, resigned. Mr. Webster was appointed to till the vacancy in the Finance Committee, occasioned by the resignation of Mr. Clayton. The bill regulating pay in the Army was amended and passed. The regular order (the Civil and Diplomatic Appropriation bill) inducing various amendments for the government of California and New Mexico, was taken up. After considerable debate on the bill, the Senate, in pursuance of a previous resolution, took a recess from 4 till (i o'clock. On re-assem. bling, the debate was resumed, and after some time, the amendment of Mr. Walker, providing for extending the general territorial laws over the territories of California and New Mexico, was passed?yeas 29, nays 27. This amendment appropriates $200,000, and gives to the Executive the power ol appointing all the necessary officers civil, judicial, and military. In the House, a resolution allowing extra pay to the t fficers, was laid on the table. A resolufinn war nAHRpH. to tprmmntA th? on th* California bill in two hours from the time of taking it up. The bill was taken up in Committee of the Whole, and waa debated by Messrs. Stewart, Gayle. Root, and Evans. Owing to some disarrangement of the telegraphic wires, our despatches terminated, without furnishing us the whole of the proceedings in either house. As might be supposed, the city of Washington is at present inundated with strangers, awaiting the great quarlennial event?the inauguration of the Chief Magistrate of the republic. As yet, nothing has transpired relative to the formation of the cabinet, excepting the appointment of Mr. Clayton, although our despatches furnish us the latest intelligence. AITalrs In Wuhlngton?Oencral Taylor? The N?w Cabinet, Ac., Ace. Washington, Feb. 26,1819. Our city is now growing lively, and animation and hilarity are the characteristics of the day. General Taylor was waited on to-day by the Joint Committee of Congreas, and informed of his election, by his son-in-law, Jeflereon Davis of the Senate, in behalt of the Committee. General Taylor replied in his usual modest way. The House was crowded to-day for several hours, by people anxious to see the President elect. Mr. Fillmore receives his friends at his spacious apartments at Coleman's. General Taylor is not fully recovered trom his fall, and the fatigues of his journey. One of the latest tables of the new Cabinet is as follows John M. Clayton, of Delaware. Secretary of Stat*. Judge Crawford, of Georgia. Seoretary of War. Abbott I.awbipcce, *f Massachusetts, Seoretary of tb* Treasury J. K. Ingemoll, of Pennsylvania, Seoretary of the Nary. Caleb B. Smith, of Indiana, Postmastar General. Revardy JoHNien, of Maryland, Attorney General. General Taylor and Mr. Clayton waited on Mr. Polk to-day, at the White House, and were cor dially received. Mrs. Bliss had numerous calls to-day frem the ladies. The Cabinet is not definitely arranged as yet. Movement* *f General Cass. Philadelphia, February 26,1840. General Case passed through Unlontown, Fa., to-day, en route for Washington. Fire In Albany, Albany, February 26,1840. There was an extensive fire In this olty yesterday morning, which entirely destroyed Dufi'a Broadway House. Investigation of the Harden brook Case. Rochester, Feb. 26, 1840. The summing up of Doetor Hardenbrook's ease commenced at 4, F. M., and will finish in the morning. The British Bark Jane Blair. Boston, Feb. 26. 1848. British bark Jam* Blair, from Norfolk, Va., eargo 16,000 boshela corn and 300 barrala floor, for Sligo, was abandoned at Ma, 15th instant, lat. ,37 20, ion. 60 24, and the offlosr* and orew brought in hera by brig Adelphl, from Palermo, arrived this morning. _ Steamboat Sunk. St. Louis, Feb. 24,1?49. The steamer Fulton sank, SO miles below this place, on her passage up from New Orleans. There was a large cargo on board. Ohio Mirer? Business, dke* Pittsbuboh, February 26,1849. The Ice has given way, and the rivers are once more navigable. There Is ten feet of water In the ohannel. Basinets matters are improving, and generally present a cheerful aspeot. Markets are unchanged; the prices remain nomlally the same as our last. Southern Newa. Baltimore, Feb. 25, 1849. The Southern mail, arrlved.thls evening, brings New Orleans papers ef the 17th. The schooner Globe bad arrived at New Orleans from the Braios, with dates te the 13th Instant. Private accounts from the city of Mextoo state that the House ef Deputies had passed a bill allowing the entry of provisions through the eustom-hcusss on the frontiers, at 16 per cent dnty, for the space of three years. It was thought that the bill would undoubtedly pass the Senate. The gevemment propeller Ashland arrived at Matamoroe, having lost her propeller and anohor. The schooner Nathaniel Holmes had arrived frem New York, and also the eohoener Florida. AU the passengers were well. VH1BTIKTH OORORE1I. SECOND SESSION. Senate. Washirotor, Feb. 26,1840. credentials. Mr. Spbuarsb, of Maryland, p scented the credentials of Mr. Wales, Senator e'eot from the State of Delaware, In plaee of Mr. Clayton, resigned. Mr. Wale* then appeared, and was ewern la and took his seat. house bill*. arions bills from the Hones were resolved, and, afUr the onatemary reading, were appropriately referred. pirarcb committee. The Vice President annonneed the appointment of Mr Webster, of Massaohasetts, as a mrmber of the standing committee en flnanoe, In plaee of Mr. Clayton. drairaue er i.ou isia r a swamp*. The Senate reenmed the consideration of the bill to remanents the State of Louisiana for expenses Incurred In draining certain swamp lands lying In that State. The euhiect was pretty fally discussed, and then passed over Informally. the reit cersl's. Various reports of committees were presented, among them one by Mr. Urdebwood, of Kentucky, submitting a bill for taking the seventh census, whleh was laid over. a bmt pat. The bill making certain regulations respecting the {ay department of the army wae taken up, and, after slag somewhat amended, passed. eec ess, On motion the Senate. resol?ed(to take a reoccc this afternoon, from four to six o'einak COMriKiATlON TO I.AND AOtRTI. The Senate took up the bill allowing a oompenaatlon to the reglitere and reoelrera employed la locating bounty land jaarranta, and paeeed the eaiae, with aBMndmente. tiiniRAL APPBOPBIATIOIT BILL. The epeclal order of the day, the oiril and diplomatic appioprlatlon bill, next name np, and eeeapled the attention of the Senate daring the remainder of the morning eeerlon. oothumitt or th* TiaatTOaini. The hill prodding a temporary gorernmeat for the terrltoriee of California and New Menleo waataken ap, and together with the variona proceeding) whleh hare taken plaee on the eabjeet, wae dleooaned by Senator Downea (of Leuialana, Bell of Tenneeeee, Berrien of fieorgla, Dayton of New Jereey, and Underwood of Kentaeky. run nncna). The honr of four having arrired, the Senate took a reoeae until eix o'olook. On re-aeaemMing, the debate en the territorial juration waa returned, and carried on In a aptrlted manner, by Mraare. Hunter of Virginia, Dayton of New Jersey, Nile* of Connecticut, and Westcott of k loride. 1 be debate being concluded, the question on Mr Peyton's amendment wee called fur, and taken, wild a negative revolt, a* follow*:Y??s?Meeer*. Allcu. Atherton. Cameron, Dayton, Dodge, of Iowa. I)odg-. uf Vtiaconsin, Hamlin, and Mangom ? 8. Neys 47. The rote on Mr Walker'* amendment ill then taken, and stood yea* 29 ray* 27 So it waa carried by a m *joritt of two. Million TO CHILI Viriene aniendaienta were adopted; among them an amendmant making an appropriation far a full mireien to Chill After an interesting di*ou*slon by Messr*. Mangum. Weetcott and Webster, in ita faror. and 8rnatora King and Koote againatit, Tbe rote on tbiaamendment atood, yeae 80, nay* 24. The amendment eootloalng tbe appropriation for the support of the miaeon to tbe Uerman Confederation. waa also paaaed At 9X o'olock, when our deapatehaa oame to a aloaa, the Senate wa* atill in aeaelon. House or Haprwaentatlwea. WiiHinuron, Keb. 28, 1840. ragLiMiNABV Butmaaa. The Honae oonrened at 11 o'olook, and organlaad at uanal. Considerable time waa apant in datarmlning the flrat buainere in ordar. buhsiitbrck rar. Tha bill allowing aubatatenoe pay to aartaln volunteers from Arkansas and other States, who war# enrolled during the eontlnnanee of the late war with Mexieo. waa finally taken np, and, after consideration and debate, waa paared. Mr. TaLLM*ox,of New York, enbmitted a resolution, in faror of allowing tha ouatomary sum of $200 extra compensation to each of the offloeM of the House, ineluding the Tages. On motion, the resolution was laid on the table. Ithi California bill. Mr. Smith, of Indiana, offered a resolution to terminate tbe debate on the California bill In two hours ! after It should be taken up In oommittee. The resolution waa adopted. LIGHT HOUAB. Mr. Hami-ton, of New Jersey, submitted areaolution Instructing the Committee on Commerce to inquire into the expediency of ereotiig a light house on East Point, Mnuilce river, which wasndopted. VIHOINIA on IOUTHIHR BIUHTS. Mr. Ateinsun. of Virginia, presented a series of resolutions respecting the rights of the South, passed y the Legislature of his state, and oommenoed a speech upon the subject; but the membrs generally feeling that they had heardenough, the House refu-ed to listen to the gentleman; and amid great confusion and some merriment, be took his seat, and the resolutions were laid on the table. TNI CALIFORNIA BILL AOAIN. On motion, the House resolve itself into Committee of the Whole on the California bill, Mr. Vinton, of Obio, in the ohair. and Mr. Stewart, of Mlohigan, prooeeded to address the committee. Mr. Gavle, of Alabama, next obtained the floor, and addressed the committee on the Southern side of the question. He would recommend that the people of the South whoehoose to go to the newly acquired territories, take with them property of every desoriptlen. Mr. Root, of Ohio, followed. He assumed ultra Northern ground, and said that he had no respect for the Southern plunges of Messrs. Charles Brown and Murpby. He was very faoetlous in his remarks, and convulsed the House with laughter. Mr. Evans, of Maryland, next addressed the Com mlttee, having special reference to the same toptos. The new territories were very large, and would soon be filled up with people. We owed them a government, and should establish one at onoe. [The operation of the telegraph having beoome doranged, we are not enabled to furnish the remainder of the day's proceedings.] HEW YORK LEQISiiRTRK, SKNATK. Albany, February 20,1840. pi lot AO e, ha. i Mr. Hall, of the Third dlstrlot, reported a bill, with amendments, relative to pilotage at Sandy Hook. COM PENS AT ION Or PUBLIC OFriUERS. Ths above gentleman alio reported a bill, with amendment*, respecting the compensation of certain publio officers In the city of New York. thi olcott cask. A communication was reoelved from Judge Parker, transmitting, agreeably to tbe request of the Senate, a copy of the evidence and charge at tbe trial of Tbeodore Olcott, late Cashier of tbe Canal Bank of Albany. Mr Bokek, of tbe Seoond distriot, remarked that tee Judge had also suggested some valuable information tending to the attainment of the object which the seleot committee had in view. state absenal. The Committee of the Whole took up the bill relative to the State Arsenal, and passed the same, without amendment. the bbsoheao documents. On motion of Mr Klot d, the Senate laid on the table the concurrent resolution, giving any oitisen desiring it, permission to publish the documents relative to the oolonlal history of the State of New York, which were I colleotedin Europe by Mr. Brodbead. i insurance bisks. Mr. Boeee submitted a resolution, requesting the various Insurance companies of the eitj of New York to report to the Senate tbe risks held by them respecting South and Kuiton streets, and east of Broadway, Deluding the risks on the east side of Broadway, la the raid olty. The resolution was considered and agreed to. CHATTEL MOSTSinil. The bill relative to tbe registry of ohattel mortgages was read a third time and passed. SROTtOTlON FROM FIRES. The Committee of the Whole took up the bill providing for a more effectual protection of lives against fires in tbe city of New York, and passed the same, without amendment. THE COMMITTEE ON EMIGRANTS. A motion to reconsider tbe vote rejeoting the resolution to permit theerleot committee on emigrants to visit the city of New York, was read and lost. rOLICE RILL. The Cemmittee of the Whole took up the bill relative to the polioe establishment of the city of New York, and made some progress therein, and had leave | to sit again. The Senate then adjourned. assembly. DRT DOCK KATE. Mr. Camfbfi.1. reported a bill to amend the oharter of the Dry Dook Savings Bank of New York city, j Sl'RROG ATCS. Mr. Ei.wooD,of Oneida county, reported a bill authorising Surrogates to Invest money in oertain cases. deaf and dumb institution. Mr. Cornell, of New York, agreeably to previous notice, introdnced a bill to amend the charter of the Institution for the Deaf and Dumb of the oity of New York. Markets* New Orleans, February S3, 1840. Gotten continues firm, with an upward tendenoy in prices. In breadstuffs there Is but little doing, prices remaining about the same. The market for provisions is heavy, and we hear of no sales worth reporting. Baltimore. Feb 28,1840. The market for flour is steady, but not active, and we quote Howard street at $4 87X. and City Mills at $8. Small sales cf oorn were made at $2 60, and rye flour at $3 60. Sales ot prime red wheat at $1 08 a 81 10. For oorn there Is a fair demand; we netioe sales ef 10.006 bushels, including a portion ol prime yellow, at 61o. Oats are in moderate request, with sales at 30o. Rye is quoted at 63e., with small sales In provisions there Is no change to notloe, exoeptlng a downward tendenoy In pickled meats, whleh are plenty. Beef cattle on the hoof range from $3 to $412)4 per 100 lbs.; sales of 1,000 head at quotations. Albany, Feb 20,1849. 6.000 bushels of Genesee wheat, handsome white, sold at 01 86. No change In flour or provisions. Ihlpplng Intelligence. Boston, Feb 26?An ship Concordia, Stephenson, Manilla. MISCBLLANEOUa Fwir Concordia, Stephenson, at Beaton horn Manilla,oa tbo 27th, Jan. lat M Ati N, Ion 68 10 W, saw the wreek of a vessel apparently of 260 tone; aba are* (teethed with composition metal, aad bad been eeemingly a long time ia tbe water. aroEBN. Ship Navigator, (Am) from Liverpool for Msooak, out 100 days, Nov 4. ia Java Sea. Ship Isabella, (to reported) from Manilla for New York, Dee 1& (ff Cere of flood Bore. Ship Sea. Fab 14 off Sooth Shoal. Schr Fountain, from Thomaaton for Now Orleans, out 4 darn Feb II, on the tool hem edge of Oolf Stream. Schr Lvanndtr. Power, from Port an Priaee for Boston, oat 88 days. Fob 17, km 70 02. fat 27 62. Common Con net I. Board or Assistart Aldkrmbk.?Fob. 20.?Wilson ( til, President. In tho Chair. Tho reading of tho mlnvtoo of tho proceedings of tho loot mooting woo dloponood with. 8everal petitloao, of trifling Importanes, were proi ontod, and rofarrod to appropriate oommittooi. Fin Bell.? Petition for a flro boll In tho neighborhood of Union market. Referred. Petition of Lewlo B. Oriffln, to bo appointed Superintendent ef Wbarreo. Mere, and Sllpo. Referred. Extra Pay?Petition of Thomae Jofferoon Smith, Judteof the Marine Conrt, for oompenoatlon for extra servlees. Referred Cattle Garden ? Petition of Fnneh k Heleer, to have 1 the bridge at Caetle Garden repaired. Referred. I.taee.- Report favorable to leaelng the| lot at the ( eorner of Twelfth etreet and Sixteenth arenne to J. F. Depeyeter for the term of Are years, at the annual rent of $460. Adopted In oonenrreaoe. I Leaeing Public l.andt and Slipt by Auctian ?The , Committee on Wharves. Piere, and 8llpe, aeked to be dleobarged from the further consideration of a nsoln- 1 tlon, recommending that all pnbllo lande and ellpe be 1 her? after pot np for leaae by anetlon, and that they be , let to the highest bidder, on proper eeonrlty being given. They reeommend that the enbjeot be referred ' to the Flnanee Committee. It wae eo referred. | Chatham Sguare.?Report from the Committee en , Ordinaneee, In favor of eoneurrtng'with the Board of Aldermen In recommending the repeal of the exletlng 1 ordinance. whleh perml te the etreete and eldewalke In t Chatham Sqnere to be need for the eale of furniture, and other artlelee by auetion. Conourred la Ordinance for Re-organizing the Cretan Water 4 Board.?Thle Board oonour with the Board of Alder- e mm, In reoemmmdlng the paeeage of an aot for the re organising the Croton Water Board. The ordi- p nance wae adopted ae It oame from the other Board. Reealutiona? Alderman Frram offered a resolution, calling for a epeolel committee to Inveetlgate oertaia y matters relative to abuses practised at the elty prleen, 1 In allowing persons other than the keepers to oarry ( keys of the sella la said prison. By Aeelstant Alderman Moroais?Resolved,that the rock la the mouth of Walnut slip be blewa out, under ' the direction of tbe Street Commissioner, at an ex- 1 pease not te exceed $600. Referred to Committee on Kerr lee. By Assistant Alderman Fcarum*? Resolved, that Tompkins Square be lighted with gas. aod that ill* SuperlhteaOenl of Lamps and (}? ba dlreo'ed M oarry tnr ram* Into i-tfeot. Referred to Committee on Lamp* and Oas By Aaeletaat Ald-rraan Aolbbton -ResoWed. that tbesaeant lot* rn the south side ?f Twenty aerenlk rtreet bitxan Second and Third arenuea, audi'it the lota on the west aide of tha Ssoend aranua, ?! tsean Twenty sixth and Twenty-neraoih streets, > i fenced up, under the direction of the Street Cnn uiaaioner Refarrad to Commit aa on Strreta. ly he rame?That tha aldawalk on tha northerly aide of Twenty-fourth street, between Lexiigton and Third aeenuea he flsgged under tha direction of tha ^treet Commissioner Referred to Committee an Sueets Uy tba rams-That it ba referred to a ipaolal oomniittee to report upon the expadianoy of applying to the Legislature to grant pertuiaaion to the Coram in tc u noil to order tba ? xtenslon ot Wast atreet 150 feat Into the North rieer so that aufllolaot room may be thereby obtained to bring tha Hudaor rirer and Krie raiirtaoa into the lower part of tba olty. and to afford room tor tba aractian of warehouses ao that goo 1* brought by tbeaa r< ada may ha readily ahippad. Tha President appointed Aaaiatant Aldarman AMerton, Getty, Wood Paxton. aud Herring, auoh committee. Tba Board vat proceeding with business, whan M was discovered that there waa no quorum present. The Sergeant-at-Arms waa despatched to aummoa members to come Into tba room, but could notprooura in itunaiDOo; 00 100 u< ara 0100a mjouinia. CHy 1 nt<I llgence. Thk Wcithii.? t ettrrday wm another wonderfully unplraeant day. Part ef tbe time it mined; pert of the time the wind blew; end an< tber pert of the time the wind blew end the rein felt et the line time. The mereury wee not eery low; It ranged from 33 deg. to 40 deg We hed e regular March dey, though It eacurred in February. Kxnotion or Ounpowdbb at Hoaoaan.?At about S o'oloik on Saturday morning, the Inhabitanta of Hoboken were aroused by a tremendous report, sounding like that caur?d by the blasting of a rook nearby. Some ef the oltiims. turning out. found that the noise pruoctded from tbe grooery store of Samuel Browning, at the corner of Wasbington and Newark streets. Tbe rtore, by tome accident, had taken Are, and the explosioa was that ot a canister, containing, ax tbe owuer cf tbe store avers, but about two pounds of gaupewder. The shock was so great that tbe doors and windows were blown out, and carried, with a large quantity of crockery ware end ether ariioles. quite into the street, which was strewn, f?r a considerable distance arouad, with fragments. The walls of the buiidiog, as well aa those of tbe house adjoining, are rent from top to bottorn. Tbe jams, and other natures and partitions, am aleo displactd by the explosion. Finn.?A fire broke out on Sunday night, in the bouse at the oorner of Pearl and Elm streets, oesupled by Mr. Porter, whiob was put out with trilling damage. Mon Puoilixm.?On Sunday evening, a pugilistic encounter took place In Park How. The parties engaged were Thomas Burns, one of tbe seconds ot Hyer, in the Pool I-land tight, and Phomas Kabom alias Dublin Pet, a friend and advocate of Yankee Sullivan. Kabom received considerable Injury, wben the combatants were arrested by Alderman Libby and polloemen Maloney and Hail. Tbe affrey took place afe about 6 o'clock Tbe pertiea arrested were discharged from ouatody by Alderman Fitsgerald, with oonsent of Alderman Libby. Sodoku Deatii.?The Coroner was celled yesterday to hold an Inquest, at No. llti Wlllet street, on ths body ef Elizabeth Wej month. The deceased, who wan 24 years of age. a married woman, and the mother of several children, has for soma time past been addicted to habits of Intemperance. At an sarly bour on Sunday mornl ng she arose, and was about to leave the bouse, when her bnnband asked her where the wm going; sea replied that she was goicg out to gat soma milk. She late the home, but had out ju*t raashad tba sidewalk, when the fall down and Immediately expired. After making the neoaeeary Investigation, the Coroner's jury came to the oonolusion that the death of Kliiabeth Weymouth was oaused oy Intempsranoe, and rendered a verdiot aaoordingly. Countbt Seats.?We are requested to oall attention to an advertisement in today's paper, of a ooan'ry seat for sale by Mr. J. C. Stevens. Union of Sbas.?The Germanic Diet had, at laat accounts, a grand project under consideration? that of uniting, by a canal without locks, the Baltic and the Noah Sea. The line ef survey passes between Kiel to Brunsbuttle, on the northern bank of the mouth ol the Elbe, and on the other side to Cuxhaven, on its southern bank. The natural advantages ot the route are said to be very great, and the woik will be done by the Imperialist troops, loroo niimhoro nf utliink ?? /* * ? >?>6v uuiiiwviB ?? nuibu aic iu uc uuiicrunaicu IffT the purpose. The construction of a naval harbor at Cuxhaven would enable Germany to maintain a powerful German navy, commanding both the Baltic and the North Sea. Tire Museum.?At no Establishment In the olty inn 10 treat a variety of entertainments and novelties ba found as here. Jh<a week, however, ia the tail of the Qtaker Giant ard Giantess. of Titaoiathe Dwarf, and the Sable Bretuere, and no time muat therefore to loa; by thuae who would aae the two former, ana eijoy tiartng the Ethiopian melodies ef the latter. Wente'n, the lUd Vankoe Comedian, appears ia the ma'ange "Doii g a Kindt ens," and the'Ca>itornia Gold Sana." ie to te enaeted both atternoon and t renin* to day. We see that Barncm hai eet atari Thursday mvraiu* ol lit a seek for >ha respectable o'lorcd pi pnlatii a to virfr. hia ?urioatty shop. They will be admitted front b o'clock A. if. till I P. M? ana there will be teiforminces at 11. The admission of this ci tes of persona w U not interlete in the least with the usual entertainment at .'land 5)4 o'clock. We hope there will be e good attendance. Mr. Flake's last Lecture but One,?The* opbilue Fieke Will Itoture at Clinton Ball this (Tuesday i erealn*. After which Dr Doas will exhibit hie wonderful etperlmente. depriving p none of motion, speech hear ng, eight, mastery,ko., w hile perfectly awake. Tickets at t ho door. JTlre Arms I?Fire Aims!?Joseph A Hart, Importers, manufacturers, ana dealers ia every desoriptioa of fire Arm ; also ro e agents for the sale of North'a oslebtated Gartners (calkd ly some Hell's ) The> load at the breeok, aid are better aflap eo for the Cakfrm a trade than any knows srm. Very portable barrel, only 21 iiohoa; warranted te sheot 2UI tardi. Iaa be loaded wito great rapid1 ty, with either ahot or ka'l. Liabt in wi ieht, anu ere highly valued by the United Slates army and navy, for salt low, by JOSEPH k HART, 74 Maiden lana. On Thursday, 1h? ist sf March, the sat briber will offer to the n. tire el his numerous customers hit apt ing sty it of gentlemen's Bete, which, combining ell the requisites of u.e most ooetiy, will be eold at the ataLdara prioe of lost dollars JOHN 11. GEN IN, 214 Broadway. Another Splendid Lot of them Fire Dollar Fuits has Just o< me to band. These are the beetyet. froea and Drers Goals made and trimmed in ihe richest itvfe, French oleth. u?. .I 1,.... ? - . - - - - UV|M? VI Uiviu munm v.uanj vvit 9UJ wo VUQI tncm ftl \29T ner of Narsan ard Beckman atree'e $S iolt Stora. COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS. KONEV MARKET. Monday, Feb. 'Zft?O P. M. The (took market opened in a vary unsettled etate tbia morning. The dlaagraeable, wet. vlllanous weather no doubt dampened the feelings of the bulla, and gave the beare (lightly the advantage In eome of the fancies; and then again, it waa blue Monday, uaually a dnll day in Wall atreet. Some of the fanolea were up at the first board, and some ware down. Treasury notes and Pennsylvania Five's fell off % per oent eaoh; Farmers' Loans, Hi Harle , l>i; Erie Railroad, new, X; Stonlngton, X. R< aiing Bonds advanoed X per eent; New Haven Railroad, Mohawk, 2. All others closed at prices current on Saturday. Thla reaotlon migh* have been expected from the rapid advance of the past week, and la the natural result of a rise of several per eent In two or three davs. Tbe mni?.? ?w.? --- tlnuea without any material alteration. The SabTreatary doea not dligor|e ao rapidly aa the built dealre, and probably will not until after the paaaage of the appropriation bill, and the tranafer of the Treaeury department to the anoeeaaor of the preaent incumbent. The depot!!a In the government Treatury will be too email to have any tnfluenee upon the money market, in the oenrae of thirty daye,and the beara mutt get up aomething elae to frighten the bulla, and, if potalble, keep down prieee for atoeka. The amount of apeele exported from thli port to orelgn eenntrlea from January lat to February 2Uh, 1840 waa $218 818, meat of whloh went to Havre. We are authorlaed atate that the loan advertiaed for by the Hndeon River Railroad Company, of $600,000, waa taken to-day, and $30,000 In addition thereto. The Leglalatnre of IUtnole, a few daya prevlona to adjournment, paaaed a bill to enable the truateei of the State Bank of Illlnola to maintain aulte at l.w; alae a bill for the relief of the aaaigneea of the Stato Bank ef Illlnola. Theee lawa will facilitate the liquidation of the affalra of thla bank, and enable the traateea to rtallae a greater amount from theateeta of the Inatltutlon than they otberwiae would. There la one remarkable incident oonneoted with the movamanta of thla bank, wbloh la tha pre?cr ratio a of about the mbi amount of roal estate amidst the groat reductions in tb? otbor itom*. Tbo eolleotion ef debts doe has been nflicisnt to meet tbo Indebtedness of the bank, eo tbat It baa parted with very little of Its real estate la reducing its liabilities. As an evidence of is only necessary to refer to the returns of the bank from September, 1844, to the present time. In September, 1844, the circulation amounted to $804 851, and in Norember, 1848, to $314,180, showing a reduetion of $880,171. In September, 1844, the discounts amounted to (1,180 998, and in November, 1848. to $730 918, showing i reduction of $400,046. It appears by this that ths iseets, other than the real estate of the bank, hare >een applied to the rednetlen of its liabilities The repert of the Norwloh and Worcester Railroad Company for the year ending November 30, 1811, preenta the annexed statement of ths reseipts and ex_ icndlturea NeewicH sen Wobcbstkb RtiLSotn. 'aeeengera and freight $209,981 68 4all 8.190 63 3 981 or llher receipts 6,489 Of Total $218,078 3d lepatrs and e*peases $1.11061 47 Bterest 88 333 36 170 287 73 Net Inoreass ...$47776 M

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