Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 10, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 10, 1855 Page 2
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ADDITIONAL FROM NICARAGUA. Ou Hlcu?gu torrMfondcnc*. Grjuiada di NicABAiii'i, Feb. 17, 1865. MttreeU of the Democrat * from Jalteva to Leon? The VU iagt of Mcuaya token at ike Point of the Bayonet? One Hundred and Thirty-four Democrat t Slaughtered ? Their Leader t Talkers but no Soldier i ? Poor Protpectt ! for the Creditors of the State ? Latest Sevctfrom Virgin May ? feeling with Hetpect to the Kinney Expedition. TIm democrat* retreated from Jalteva to Leon on the 10th inat. What haa been the cauie ? The raacallty of H? leaier?, who have oollected large contributions and have allowed their soldiers to be sudering away from their homes, without a parent or friend to asehit lk?. General Jose T. Uunoz'a arrival at Leon caused General Chamorro to act with more activity, for if Muno* had got to Jal eva he would have given him a (MX) deal to do. On the 9th Lust , Jl.isaja, a small In dian village in the rear, wan taken at the point of the bayonet. The church wax aisaulltd, and one hundred and thirty-four democrato slaughtered. This in o<|ual to a lou of twenty-seven thousand Kuasiuns at the battlo ?f Inkermann, tbat ii in conipurisou of the population of Kuasia aud Nicaragua. U?neral Jerei findiDg out tlat his cou-municntion with I-ean was cut tflf, that hie ?wo wonld hare to ttarve. aud that no more ammunition ?or retnforci ments could be ?ent him, had, on the IGtli init.-, to retreat for I .eon, leavlDg ail his cannon in tlie hands of Chamorro. This, to say the least of it, ia very poor generalship. I .eon will now >>e tlie theatre of wari but what are the democrats to do without cannons? The revolution will soon be over in this State. The war Mi Hondura* will be next. The leaders of the democratic party write first rate, but act differently. In what hang they invested the large contributions collected 1 Do they intend to hive a teaerve fund to carry on the war in case they had to re' 4M|t ?r intend to appropriate the amount to themaelyos? In^Le'on Hone upward* of >170,000 has bwa col ectod, iid what has becoma of all this money, when their men ^'Nifaragua'ii'ruined for years to come. H >w ran Cha mue war on Honduia?, when the republic has no revenue t Docs he intend to continue collecting 1X P*' nent a month forced contrilmtiou on the capital* of the 8Ut? V To monopolise the ssle of beef, f-haoco ml dry KC o<l ? Y Vnder such poor auspices, can foreign mer cbnntft ever expect to receive a ceut of what '* "J"? hy tbe Nicaiag uan merchants '/ Can ?uoh a state of things induce foreign enterprise, or foreign mir.-hants hav ronhi ence in Nicaragua!! merchants and I goo on credit. What does Chamorro intend to do with Man ning fc Glenton on the 1st or July, the date at which al the revenue of the Stato fall" into their hands, if the amount due them in not puidv Chamorro nor ?ive up the revenue to these gentlemen, tor* although the Assembly has by law mortgaged the revenue of tbo State, tbey have to break their word. What prospect has Nicaragua wlien she does not cora ^hVp^oph) of fficaxagua were one of the first to thro ^w off the voke of Spain in Central America, and if Chamorro is not cautious, there will bo, from night to morning, a general massacre like the St. Bartholmew of France. If tbe lower class or democrat* nave been cheated by their leaders, will that alter their present feelings aud opin ions? Will tbey stand being governed as Is proponed by the new constitution of the 30th of April of last yea Chamorro is an honest man, but not liberal in his princi 2TTnduI.s no advice, ft Is again said he wiU resign ?a tbe meeting of the Assembly, and peace being re stored, so much the better for Nicaragua. From Virgin Bay you will have more correct nows from the department of Rivas. Ibis morning OQ?{'u"j 4 red men started for there under command or Lionel Jose Ertanislado Arguelo, it being reported that the democratic authorities had vamosed the rtnch in conae onence of General Jerez's retreat to Lean. This Is actually the true position of this line couutry, which if properly managed ought to be the Eden A The Kinney expedition lias somewhat alarmed the natives of the country. Tbo question is this? what speculation in Mosquito can pay a company so m uch that tl ?y can afford to psy $.100 tbe first year? as is as serted by the Ameiican papers The answer la this? they are coming to take more than ^ey ba naio for. If this expedition be a serious one, the leaders eugbt to proclaim to the world their object and princi ples Wl u Ul LITTEK FROM T11K CNITBD BTATK3 CONSUL. Fxtract of a letter from John 1'rlest, Esq., I nited Mates Consul at del Sud, to hie father in Philadelphia, dated February 21:? Yesterday an affair took place of a serious and dis graceful character at this place, which 1 trus ' >n Qol, lor tli e honor of our country, will not be permitted to nass bv our government without making an example of those concerned. I was arrested aud taken prisoner by the cfficir# of Chamorro, the l'res dent of Nicaragua, be cause a man obnoxious to their government and who had he?n putting up at mj hotel, was mil ; delivered up bv me to them. I was sick and confined to my bed. 1 iwsu red ihe commander, Cornell, that thc rivin had left my houte, and I believed the town; tbat I kn?w nothing of Ihe man or his hostility to the Chsmorro party. Not withstanding this they took me from my bed aud sont roe to th? guard house with two negroes, with guns, to J?." me * And there I was told that, unless Is rould deliver up the man in two hoars, tbey would most c? tainly have me ahoi, and I have been ' tue in man, respects. My horse e\n.d\"^au/TaCP.?r?^m:?ul banner. They 2?io?t?de^leV?rf?5.0M on the American and other foreign cltixens. The government H-ok P"??ssisn ?f my bouse and bold their councils in it, *nd we?r?all 2. fact treated as though we were slave, I hav uM ?nslv avo'ded mixing up in their quarrels, but neituer this nor my position avail mo or tho Americans Miy thing. There is no vessel of war h,re, and of oour^ I an Dawerless, and God only knows what will be the re JSt!^ I have given information to our government, and ?mrelv It will speedily ?ee us righted. But Nicaragua has always act ?d towards n* Ame leans a? though we had bo government to vindicate our rights. But things hav# at Eogth come to such a pass tbat something surely will wpoedily be dene. The Revolution In Wlcar*?ua- Another Ac count ef the San Jnnn del Bar Outrage. The following particulars of the late disturbance in Nicaragua, and tbe outrage upon American citixeas, was famished to the Hoiton Journal by one of the passen gers in the last * -arsgaa steamer ? 4 , to suard tbe l'lais. It was attacked by Gen. Corrello in the rear and tiont. The battle resulted in the precipi tate flight of the rebels It could not be ascertained hew many were killed. Gen. Corrello being or thei >pi aion that the rebels had leae ited to Messiah, prreMded at ouce to that city, wl.icb was thirteen mlle. UisUn , and there found them making pre pactions to dsfsnd taemnelves with an additional force which had joined them from Managua Notwithstanding the odds were anlnnt him. Gen. Corrello at ones gave fight. The bat Me lasted ail day, and resulted again in the total defeat -fttta the conflict was a terrible slaughter, tfci rTli's loamg some 126 m.n, while the government hql It is also staietl that the Chomoro nwu Kt having time to bury the desd. their own included, ? t. work and piled the dea?l bo-lies in a large heap ^uTJiU them The . ebels fell b -ok to ?n where ^^TfB?tth?.%?ur^S"? idvi^. ffo? him" stated that he was making preparaUons to march ^Onthe 17tb the reikis had possession of that portion of Niearsgua * litch includes Kivas. San Juan del VI, gin Bey. for a few dsys they were < * Rivas, but on the <late we have given they left Kivas with their principal officers and about 2.>0 " 1 marched to San Juaa del Sur, eighteen miles listant. From this place the greater portion of them embarked for Tiger Ulane, in two schooners which t.iey captured the hav, while the remainder, 125 turned to kivas on the morning of the 11th On their arrival they found that during tueir absence some fifty ?( ike citnens who favore.1 the cause of Chom .ro had : aa(| were in possession of ths I lara Anen X^uS!;?cl,l?W half an hour Tb. rebels weie victor ous. Koar were killed '.n each Sid , a?a til of ib<i gof?TD?i^nt p4rty tmk^n priHoa^rn. TUt r?b?l? cou?neiioo<l to fortify t On the afternoon of the Itfth a ftrse of 4 SO m?n, sent from Granada bj tie erd?r ?' Cliom'Toarrivednne^ aect'dly at Uivae. A battie en. uert, 10 which the pla?a wan rraken b>^ejfovs?ti?nent party, the rebels retrcat '"ontfce h, with 126 men of the go vernment hart* i>en Juan del Sur, an l found the ulaee desevteeby the rebels. The Chom ir<> flag was placed by him over tbe guard bouse Ihiring the afternoon tie honse ol our Consul, Mr ? l'rj?t was siir roun? e<l by Xatucb'l men, and one i barley 1 artridge. an American, who, It w?? aaul, had ?>een Connected with the rshels. aud who was supposed to be -um- ^aied la tbe h use, wss peremptory demandei by Xs'uch. Partridge not fteing forthcoming, the house was warefced, but no trace of his whereabouts was disco vered Xatuch In a fit of Ind gnatlon, th-m went to Mr Priest's room and notwithstanding that gsotle'n%n was nroslrate npon a beA of sicknes?, he w?? that if he ,Im1 not give InimediAte in'rrm|tlon of Part, ildse a retreat, in two hours be would b? ^hot. Mr. Priest replied by sayiag that such a thing was ? ib e, as he had not aei n or beard of I ar'rUge for some tim?. Hat this was not satisfactory t ' Xa uch. Ii? eooimanded at once the arrest of Mr. Priest ami ha 1 hlni conducted to the guard house He caused the herses aad moles of Mr. P'lest to be tasen and appro petate>i to his own use. a number of other animals were aieo taken from fftreign subjects. For one hour an 1 a half Mr I riest was detain* I a prisoner, at the mpira ttsi of whteh be was al'owed to return to his Muse. In the e*?nnig Xatucb ismed an order direct ng tho foreigners, Americans, English and Krench to ass >m lie, bis ohjeet b?'ing to lew upon them a ?eutr.buti?n to tho amoatr of tr> DUO. Ur Hint, an American, * is appoint 00 to eolle ? t tbe tax . On th" miming of the 21st. I>r. Flint waited up"n the foreign residents, but did not sue reed \m ral'iog the funds. Xatueh, ft iding that he co.ild n?t obtain the money 'rom tii?t souroe, went to ilr. Priest, and tbreatenei if he did not prooure fo* bira tbe money wMhln two honrs, he should be shot. Mr Prlsst conM not obta n the mor.ey an 1 at the expiration of tbe two' tonis h?i aformed Xatueh that hv could not and ihetW tot raise it This wn oo tbo day ef the arrival of the California ? teamer and there was much ex-.ltement aTvong the pas genger* as wall M a?""f the ftreigs rmiuentg who bad placed ikWBseliee under the weleetkn of Mm American ConsuL Our Informsnt sailed at tb? office of Mr. Priest and (old him writing Uu particular* of thin bleb hand ed outrage to the Department at Washing on, and setting forth the imperative necessity for a veisel of war upon that station to protect the interest! of American!. The difficulty had not been adjusted at the time of the depart ore of onr informant, though it was thought that ?one settlement wouli be ma<le through the agency of the Transit Company, which had considerable influence over tbe natives. Partridge, who was supposed to hare been concealed in the house of Mr 1'riest, actually tl?d to the wools af ter making over bis property to Cr. Flint. He probably either went to Hahass Hay, or to San Vra?ci?co in the steamship Cortes. On tin* name day (the 21?t) a government foroe ar rived at Virgin Bay, (whiie tbe passengers by the Nica ragua route embark upon the like) and found that it had been deserts*) by the rebels. They planted the standard of tbe government, and when the passengers by tbe the ftesmer paasad through much excitement prevailed. An American namaS MM, who was supposed to have been connected witn tbe government party, had been brought in, and wan ordered tr be shot. The agent of the Tran sit Company interfered, and through the agency of the prlM t succeeded in procuring tha release of Lee, ana hurried h'm on board the boat. Lee ?ent as tar as Grt^toan, and probably took tbe New Orleans steamer The cause of these outrages upon America in is un doubttd'v to be traced to the prevai ing impression that Col. Kinney's Oentrui American expedition wan designed to take service with the reiels. Oar Hontoii Correspondence. FiOHTOK, Msrch 7, 1855. I'svry La\ft ? The Military ? Wendell Phillips' Argu ment in the Loring Case ? Sen. Wilton on Free Trade ?The Know Someth.imgt and their Movement* ? Local Elections, Out Board of Trade have not b?en able to agree on the unary question, but amajority are in favor of the repeal of tbe laws, and bave adopted a report to that effect. W bile strenuous efforts are making to have our militia encampments abolished, it is proposed to call such en cumpraents in Rhode Island. At a recent meeting of the legislative committee on the subject, Mr. C. F. Adamit spoke with much severity of the manner in which things have been done ou his property in Qu'oncy, which our city companies bave appropriated to their service, against hU wishes and r'inonitrauces. A law ougnt to be passed to prevent such outrages on the rights or property. Wendell Phillips' argument in lavor of the removal of Judge Loring from our Probate Court has bsen published in pamphlet form, lie * hows that the people, in 1X21, decided that the Legislature should have the power of removing judges with or without causo, as it might think proper 'Ibe Lurrg cane gets on vury slowly, and tl e Judge may serve out his hfe tenure after all, uuless the committee shall move more swiftly than they have as yet. General Wilson's expression of sentiment in the S? nate, on tbe question of taxing the raw material used by maoufactuiers. which seems to have been regaried as re markable, is nothing new fur him. lies&idttie suraetbin^ more thsu a dozen years ago, when he was in full commu nion with the whig party, and his associates liked it very well then. Ihe whigs of Massachusetts are now becom ing free trailers, though they don't like to acknowledge it. Tliey think tbat tbey must be quiet, in orcsr to pre serve what tbey call their consistency. They have made nil that they can out of protection, and ore no more for i'. than they did for "hard cider" in 1841, There is a very painful feeling here among some people concerning the election in New Hampshire. Those de mocrats wbo still tupport tbe national administration are naturally greatly excited about the contest, for they cannot but ste that If their party shall go down iu the Granite State, there can no longer be any hope for them. They bave lone looked to seethe reaction in favor of the democracy commence this spring, and in New Hamp shire; and if it should not, whutcan they hereafter expect but defeat avery whore? That some o( them are not with out faith and hope is proved by their belting on the re election of Gov. liaker. Yesterday one of them wagered an hundred dollars that the democrats would carry the State, which ought to afford work for a commission of lunacy, for thongh o small bet urglit be all well enough, a large one Is a very different matter, liut perhaps the better bas more money than he knows what to do with, or than bo bas of wit or wisdom On the other hand, the American party cannot but be excited when they call to mind tbat the New Hampshire election is the first one that is to occur after their great victory here, by which sc high a standard of success was es tablished. It Is hard to win an Auhterlitz, but how much harder to impiove on it, or even to keep up to it? Yet, 1 am bound to sav that our Know Nothings are very confident of victory for their associates in Ne 7 Hampshire, and some of them aver that the details rf tbe election will be us remarkable as were those of the election in Massachusetts. To use their own lauguage, th?y mean to hang the Granite State democrats high irp alongside of the Bay State whigs? which would bet} place them at the top of Oritavo, if not of Chitnhorizo. We shall see how far the event will juitify this confidence. There is one thing that may benefit the New Hamp shire democrats connected with our politics. I alluie to the "Know Something" movement, which has been pot up under the lead of Messrs. Stone, Slack and Swift, promiment members of the American party, and belonging to the Boston delegation in the House of Represectatlves. They used to be equally prominent in the fr?e soil party, and do now represent the anti slavery element It is said that th-<y are (ii?satlsll*d with Gen. Wileon's declarations iu the Senate that the Know Nothing Order bas nothing to do with slavery, in whi'^h case they wish to have nothing I to do with it. Ttey had a convention of the Knosr Somethings called, which met heielyesterdv ?" '"?? at tended hj> tiro hundred and thirty-si* members. What was done is unknown to the outsiders, but if tbe Ameri can party do not see to the healing of this breach, they may sufler from it. One of our Know Nothing papers is out in favor of open nominations, and hits lien Houston a smart, though not an ugly rap. I should say that tliere is cons' derable reason to believe that there is a lively time ahead for us >11 The elections In many of the towns and counties will take place on the 6th of March. It was at these elections that the Know Nothings made their first great deman stra'ions in 1854, and people are curious to see whether they have held tbelr own, aa they de not believe that the v te of last fall afforded any fair indication of the new ?.ty * 's politics strength. ALQO*CA. Oar Ttxu Correspondence. Brow.nsyillk, Texan, Feb. 22, 1855. Rtnnortof the Succettnf Alvarez? GovernmenlJ! rpmtet ? Mexican Farce* within Tanuulipa* ? Affair of Ilonv ? Gayetiet, d-c , ??c. The very c irrent rumor of Alvarez'* ittccm and of .-'n 11 1 a Anna's overthrow in now the topic of conversation among our neighbor* ou the other side of the river, ami as roan; have been anticipating thin event, it has not taken them by surprise. It it now aSlrmcd that liii Se rene Iligliuesa retired to !iU country ieat of Mango de C'iavo, and that hi* triumphant rival in tho acting Chief Magistrate of the " magnanimous nation.'' You may bave known the truth of the rumor by the time you will have received this. Three government expresses hive arrived at Matame ras within tbe last three or four dayn, but the public have not the leant idea of tbe contenti of tbe ollldal note*. Immediately on their arrival they wouM leave in pursuit of General Vega, who left on tho 17th on a tour of inspection, and it wa." nupponed that after visiting iho military pout* within bin command, lie would have marched from above for Tunipioo. which place wan to bave been made the heacquarttrn of tho depirtin?nt. As thiniin now are. no idea fan be formed at present an to lun future movement*. The standing force on the Mexican line within T-imiu lipM in coinputed to he some 2 500 men? that of Ma'? moran alone ntimbeiing none 1 400 rank an 1 file. Tha latter wan reviewed by General Vega in person on the loth instant and if on the batj? Uill they were to din play the earn i' rane and dexterity in the management of th<-ir armn that tbey do on parade, they would not suTer by being compared with the best troop* in the world On tbe 12th, a bloodlenn uilncalled 1 aflair of honor" came oil on thin side cf the river, between a galUnt captain in tbe Mexican army and an employe of the MMamoran cuitom hon?o *s in generally tue cane, a frail dn uk liter of Eve wa* at the bottom of it; but for tunately, or unfortunately, after the exchange of two nhotn, at eighteen paces, the parties left the ground, well ?aliifte<1 with one another, ami an sound in noul and body an they bad b? en liefore the affair took place If the result proved not their character* us marksmen, it showed, at It ant, knat they were bath men of good sense. (>n tlie 10th a most magnificent bill and nupo?r were (ivmto General Vega, by the merchant# and the civil acd military authorities of Matamoras. It was nume rously attended by ^>e . lilt of both thl* anl that citv, and an you may well *uf>p?>?e, was re, ire nented in a most .ireltUt le manner h) tninv of thn *al 1 lant* and rbarminiflv fair dangli""* from th- land of I Washingt'n Tne affair ?as go '.ten up ia a splendid i *tyle ami nil seemed to enjoy the i pportunity that ;>re im'eii itself for the lord* o' creation Ui dinpltf tueir galUntrv and courteny, and the I vita the Irresistible i power of llieir charms. Te eoonferbsWince this the friend* of Pos Jntqvln J. I ie Cartt lo, lute M?xican f'oanul at tftin pl*ce, c .ve him j a complimentary bail on the 1911, and the splea lid hall I It wan given in wa* erased with the pro ?nce of many of | tbe mo-! br tllant an t han<laom"nt Mexican ladlen oa the line. The whole entertainment wa' a most br llian' *f fair, and in every t>?p?ct rivall"! tue munificent hall given the ottier day by our neighborn of the " loyal and heroic" Matamora* A* respect* <-??mmerco, politics aod revolutions, mat ter* continue <n ilalu qm>, uor will there I* a visible change in mercantile attair* nntil a red eal one wdl hare taken place on the opposite ntde of the line The traffic br th of till* place and Matamo.a* in l>y no means nuch ! an it should be, and v?u can very p*?,p?rly trace t!ie evd j to the miserable p'dl<?y of the Dictator toward* that frontier. His animosity to that people always gets tee better of hi* judgment, and preclom little would be cere if the whole line of the ItloGran !e vere to be utterly rninoe We liave no newn from the townn above an.i | win continue to keep ??n the qui it ?? to let rou k.iov what ever of interent may take plane on the lin? of the KIO t) 1UV0. Capits ArrofNTgn bv trk PRMtnivr *t roe lxf ft ? Alexander J. Mrlntonh, of tJeoriria, non of Capt Mclntonli, of the navv William W MfCreery. of Vir/lnia; father lo it ia the Grampus, and hln nncle in the Aliany John BlrdsoM, of New York father die4l? t hi ntrvioe. William H. Marriott, of Mary leu l; fatally distioguiah ed in 'be military ?errt.-e of the eiuntrv. Dudley Kiley , eon of the late Gen. Kiley. I'lerre M HnHer, son of the late Col. liutler, who fell a? Cb?ml?usco. Frank Heirer, *o? of Ool. H tiger. 1'nitod Ht?tee Ar my. Charle* ?*. Dowasao, eon of Captaia U iwuitn. Robert W Mltcboll of renn*ytvuU. James P. Martin, of Kentucky. Political Intelligent*. ?MOW NOTHLNOI8M AT URIKI FALLS. A meeting m held at Sum* Falls, M. Y., ea t b? 28th uK , witbont distinction of party, to give expression of opinion with reference to the influence of t>je Kmw Nothings A lumber of speeches were made for and against the new organization, after which the fol lowing resolution* were pasted by a very large majority of those aiicc.bled ? hrreas, we, a? American citizen*, have lozg bebell with the most anxious aokcitude, the Inroads of foreign era, and their encroachment* upon our free inatitutioas , and wbertss, we regard with the deepest concern the influence that Roman Catholicism haa attained in oar government, and believing that aucb influence is calcu lated to distroy all principles of freedom and liberty: and wbereas, having lost all confidence in the old an 1 corrupt party organisation*, we can no longer look to them for a redress of flagrant abuses, and a remedy for tli? great and growing evils which threaten to overthrow fur liberties and to trample our right* in the dust ; therefore be it K**?lvtd, Tbat we regard the present as a fit and proper time ft r the formation of a n ?? party devoted to tlie urtat and worthy purpose of protecting Am-rican interests and American lahor ? of fostering a feeling of A merlon nationality, and rcxtoriog the politics of our country to tleir itate of original puriiy. Resolved, Tliu,t whle we aro opposed to the import* tion to our shore* i f forciirn felors, convicts ano pan purs, ?e will leceive with open arms all bonest and well dmpoted siruugers of every ulim", tint they no'! tneir posterity nay enjoy the same pol tical and rellg oua privileges at otrfelves; but, while we thus wobome th<m, we believe it to b? the imperntive duty of tb.s povernmcnt to eeact such laws as sha;l protect us from the tv Is of ih*' foiei.o vote until such foreljjn'rs s ball have become en'itln! to the rijrht of suffrage, by a resi d?nce among ns mffielcntty lou^r to ensure their attach ment to our institutions, or for the period of twenty-ene years. Resolved, "hat in the prefect alarming state of our political afiairs, every American ? every well wither to h;s c<j> atry ? is earnestly railed upon to u?e any an*l every ttieans that may becom ? him as a citizen and a, to put an end to the corrupt party practices, anil introduce in their stead a system mure consistent with honesty of purpose and uprightness of principle. Resolved, Tbat all Amencana must view with feelings of distrust the desperate eiforts of ilemagogues and de signing politician* to crush the ris'ng American spirt, and that we can regard su ih persous ia no other light than as enemies to their country and traitors to the piinciples of her free institutions. Resolved, Tbat we cannot conscientiously vote for any person for any office in the g'ft of the people who is afo reigner ? that we prefer Americans to rule over u? at hou f and to represent us abroad, and thit we will adopt as the standard of our political action, the motto of thi Father of his country ? '-Put none but Americans on guard." JUDGE TltTMBtrLL, OP ILLINOIS. The Democratic Press of the 'J4th alt. publishes the following extract of a letter from Judge I.Tinan Trum. bull, recently elected I'mted States Senator in Illinois ? There is no trath in the reports inout my giving pl'dgts to any party or to anybody. I was eitcted, and ftill remain wholly uncommitted to any bi*ly upou any subject. My previous public life allorcs the only assu rance 1 have ever given a* to my future course. NEXT GOVERNOR OF MISSISSIPPI. *I>e Jackson (Mississippi) Flag qf the Union has come out for General Patrick Henry as the next whig candi date for Governor of that State. Geo. Henry is a de scendant of l'atrick Henry, of revolutionary fame. KNOW NOTHING NOMINATIONS IN KENTUCKY. The late Know N othing Convention, which met in Louis ville, it ia understood, nominated Judge V. 1/Oving, of Warren, for Governor; and J. G Hardy, of Barren, for lJeutenant Governor? the former having heretofore acted with the whig, and the latter with tbe democratic party. The Courier says these gentlemen are both m<n of ability, and will be elected in all probability, as " ttte opposition tbey will encounter from either wbigs or de mocrats will be but feeble, if, indeed, either of the old parties csn make ana unite upon a ticket." IHK CANVASS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE -THE KNOW NO THING MEETING AT OONUORD. The political content ia New Hamp shire la growing more fierce as the day of election approaches. Fierce political fires burn out the better feelings of a com munity and endanger its well being, and the fever heat of politics, as now experienced in lie* Hampshire, is not very healthful to the morals of a community. 1'olitical meetings and councils are the order of the oay. Ihere was a' Peoples' I onvention" at Concord, on Tuesday, composed of all parties opposed to ttie administration The Concord Fatriut (administration organ) calls it a gieat " Hindoo" lizzie. It cays that not throe thousand people were pieeent, including citizens of Conoord It heralds the account of tbn meeting in Aiming capitals, 8H "disgraceful proci cdugs ? rowdyism? drunkenness ? rioting and street fighting." The picture painted by the PatrXU is of rather high colors. The Manchester American says that the meeting was attended by ten thousand people, and r^tjuehts tho Hkbai.ii to proclaim that the tiraj He State is disen thrsllcd. Kxtra trains were run over all the roids lead ing to Concord, excepting the Montreal, and Portsmouth. The first regular trains were heavily loaded. They came over the Concord road, numbering seven cirs The ex tra trains wire large and crowded, and a* they cauie in one after another, the city swarmed with an nnthu?l astic multitude. In *11 there were fifty car* in ?'?? ex tra trains alon? T^o eiicin, stables and UMII of sneiter were also crowdet with sleighs which had come in from the towns immediately adjoin ng. The Manchester Mirror , a neutral paper, in r?gard to tlie meeting at Concord, says: - The convention at Concord yesterday, the Oth inst., in opposition to the democracy, was one, ia poiot of numbers, of wbish its friends may justly be proud. It brought to mind forcibly the days of ? Tippecanoe an 1 Tvler, too ' The crowd present was immen-ie, defying all attempts at computaticn. With the exception of the Montreal road, which kept the fare at full price, the railroads had all they could do. From 1,6(K> to 2,000 went np on the Concord road, from Nashua, Munches ter, and other places on the road. We have no meant of computing how many came in on the other roads. The importance of the election, the new element of Americanism, the fre juent, long continue 1, and doubt less injudicious appeals and statements of speakers in political debate, bus roused tbe citizens of the Granite State to a pitch of excitement such as was perhaps never before experienced, snd, if the loth ins'ant is favorable for tbe gathering of the people to the polls, we (hall doubtless record tbe largest vote ever thrown in the State. It would not be strange if political excitement run high at the polls. Yet for the honor and good name of the State, we hope that no intelligence >f brawling and rioting will reach us. The Concord J'alriot, with all ita figuring, makes ont about 2,000 withdrawals of democrat! from tbe Know Nothings. That many democrats remain within the rank* cf tbat party is well known; and a* the general ticket in the State, last jear, was elected by less than 1|000 democratic majority, it would se' ra tbat t?e chances of success are with the Kuow No bin* forces, upon the general ticket; and as the administration, last Sear, was not able to carry a single point in the 1-egls iture, save tho election of Speaker of the House, it in iy also be inferred that there is a strong pro lability of it4 being in a nvtiority in the n-xt lalature. The general tone of tse administration press seeow to be one of desperation r?t'uer than hops, while their op poutntt look forward to a triumphant victory. On the 7th Inst, tbe town ollicers of New Castle N.H., were elected, being the only instance in the .-'tate where the town others are chosen before the State elecrinp Thomas Curtis was elected Town Clerk : ant Thse^ge Frost, John Tarl'on snd Chan Her Marin, Selection. All these were candidates on the Know > otMng ticket, and thej were elected by about twenty majority over the ticket of the regular democratic party. The Manchester American, of tbe 5tb inst. says:? While the lytsg organs of the cli)ueare proclaiming' liere snd there a withdrawal fiom ths American party, they make no note of the fact that iti niinburi are swell ug every day. During the lsst week, from authentic in formation, tbe Am-rican party has iflcelved neajly twen ty five hundred additions. Their numbers swlllike the sdvancing tide. Onward is the shout that come* up from every corner of theState. TIIK KNOW B0MRT1IIN08 IN M ASS ACmTSETfd ? This new secret political organ'zation, which was lately staited in Cincinnati, for the purpose or counteracting the infiuence of tbe Know Nothings, but which died in Infancy for want of nourishment has been galvanized in Boston, as we see by the followiog from the Nojtnn Timet of the 3d Inst. In accordance with the call of a circu'ar which has been very irenerally distributer), * state Con vention cjf "Know Somethings" was held in this city yesterday. About two hu' dred and forty delegates w?re present from different sections of the State, and tncloded very many ot the old leader* of the free aril party. The convention held two sessions - for?noou and afternoon ? and their deliberations w?re characterized by mue:> "ar nettoess, not to say violence of feeling and exp-ession. Without pretending to state wj*t the proceeding! were m detsil, we will add that the detenn I na tio i to break loos'- from tbe existing orrter of Know .Nothings, an 1 to posh forward, rigorously, this antagonist orlerof "Kno v Somethings," was nearly uuanimou<, A NKW MI.T1IOI) TO ELECT I NITIO STATES SENATORS. The following bill has been offered to the (legislature of Wisconsin for the consilerat on of the members : ? Sec. 1. At Ihe annual election to be hell in the seve ral e!e tlou districts In th.s SUte, neit preeeliiig the en pi ration of the t me for which any Senator waa elected <ii iBi.ii-aant this '.tate In t natnu 1 1, .. i .1..,,... ?i\ v ears, and to succeed such Sen i tor so going oat of offne. and the person who at said election shall have the greatest number of votes for said office shall he, anil is hereby, chosen a Senator from tlis Stato, for s* d t rm. by the Legislature of this 8'ate. And the ?aid electior shall be held and conlueted, and ths result de dared, la the same nianner as is previ led hy law for the ?le? lion of representatives In Congress. And such per son having tbe gr?ate?t number of votes Is h?r?by de elsied to l>e the cfcoire of the legislature of tbe Stateof flsrontln for the said office: and th? Govt rnor is au thored and required to certify the sam* t" the -<enate if the I nited States, under tbe seal ef the State. Sec 8 Tbe Legislature In session after the sitd elec tion, and next preceding tbe expiration of the said term, may. by jeint resolnt on or otherwise. declare the said perioa'sn receiving the gr?a'e?t number of /ot?s c'losen by the legislature Senator from this State for the said term. See fi. So much of chapter 7, of title 2, of the K?vise 1 Statutesas provided fer th< election of Senators In t'on gie's be, anl the same is hereby, repealed. COIfNEOTtCPT FRRE SOIL COfVg.lTtOK. The Coeneelleut State Free Soil Convention met at Hartford, on the 1st Inst., and nominated Henry Mutton, tbe whig candidate, for Governor, and Wm Field, of fomtret. the Know Nothing candidate, for Lieutenant (Governor. Fcr Tmaenrer, Amos fswnaeod, Jr., of Now Havan ; for Secretary, DuM Lmu, of MlddteBsM, Comptroller, Rollin L. Beecber, of Wfoefcastar. um 8MB ION OF m NEW TOM LKQIBLATUltB? N*W APPOBTIONTMSNT. Th? Albany Argus of the 3d init. iijh There is sot much room for the play of partisan feeling la ap portioning the members among the counties, as the con stitution requires that it shall be done, "as nearly as may be, according to the number of their respective in habitants, excluding aliens and persons of color not taxed." (Questions, nowever, not unfrequently arise In disposing of the fractions which are deemed to carry politic*! advantages. It admits of very serious question whether this legislature would have the power at an extra session to make the apportionment, and whether the words of the constitution ought net fairly to be con strued as referring to the Drat ordinary, regular session after the enumeration 's completed. Certainly the prac lice heretofore has been uniformly in favor of tills con struction. Under the former constltuticn, tbe language of which on this point was the same as the present, the census wax taken in the years 18'ift, 1835 and 1846, and tbe new apportionment was made at the regular sessions in 182?, 1836 and 184# We see no rations, except such sk motives may suggest, for calling the present legislature together in Auguittor September to perform a duty which m?y just as wo'l lie left to their succes sors. We are uo*. prepared to believe that the Governor, upon whoi-e requisition only an extra xe*?loa can be called, will be induced to depart from the ordinary course in re>pect to the apporiionm-nt. If there is with the political majority a determination to have an extra ses Hx.n, we may expect to nee tliem attempt to create a ne cessity lor it. by letting important appropriation or liiariiu) bill* impaled, in order to compel tho Governor to th>s measure. ADJOCRNMKNT OF THB MISSOURI I.HC.ISL ATFRK. The 1 f gii-lature of Misnouri, aft 'r passing an ait to In. rreape tte'r pay to six ooilaru a day, adjourned on the Mh inst. PRF.SIPEN'TIAL NOMINATION. A paper called tbe Squatter Sovereignty, at Atchison, KanniB Territory, ban ruu up the name of Hon. David R. Atchison, of klibsouri, for President of tho United States. WITHDRAWN FROM CHrRCII. Governor Wright, of Inriiaua, has withdrawn from the MetbodUt Church, assigning tbat his pastor was a Know Nothing. Govi rnor W. is an out-and-out free *o;ler. a paper in Hanover, Pa., has at the head of its col umns: ? " For President, Millard Fillmore, of New York. For Vice-President, John 1*. Kennedy, of Maryland." Affairs In Lower Canada. OlTK Ql'KBBC COHKE9PONDBNCB. Qckhw, March 1, lS5t. The inhibitory Liquor Law Uefarc the Houte- Re organizing the Militia? Report by Government Com - nunxonert Thereon, tic. Although the Legislature ban now been in wwion a full week, they have as yet done nothing. Until to day they have oat but two or three hours, read over the order, of }' 10 tn occasional informal debate upon iome matter of little importance, and adjourned to enjoy tt?mselv*s with their friend*, or at their hotels, as might prove most te aoeordance with their tastes One question only ha* elicited anything like an ani mated debate. The question of a Prohibitory Liquor law similar to that before the legislature of the State of New York is before ?he House, and oa the proposition of the gentleman having charge of it that It should go into committee of the who.e, a rather interesting discussion ?rose. That the bill will pass the Assembly no doubt ia entertained although the motives by which gentlemen ?re influenced in voting for it are as wide as the pole? asnncer. Some are impelled by a horror of the evils of intemperance and a conscientious conviction that this measure provides a certain and only remedy; others duly impressed with the evita entailed by the tippling usages, are willing, while entertaining serious doubts *s to the efficacy of such a measure, to give it a fair trial; and more are induced by pressure from without, against which they have not the moral courage to contend. The Utter class of parsons are in hopes that the bill will be thrown out by the Le gislative Council, or, If passed there, vetoed by the Go. vernor. From all I can learn, however, they are likely to be disappointed, and it Is quite probable that before tbiee months a Prohibitory Liquor liw will be placed upon tfce statute book of Canada. I The commissioners ap, minted by the government to in vestigate and report upon the best means of re organiz ing the miliia of Canada, have handed In their report. It throws cold water upon the establishment of a regular "mJ< although the system recommended by them may be regarded as very closely approaching it they re.omm.nd. as the most efficient mode to be adoot Mt*vb,i!b?'nt of ???>???' troops of militia ca valry. held batteries and foot companies of artillery ' and ?" riflemen , ft, d, lence of the province, they ante from tho nature of the anrt'th' """" dePen.d"m?ln,y upon artillery and infantry recommend the organization of sixteen trooo-o / ca alM , ff-vfn field batterien of artillery five foot r>.nmn? ..... or artillery, and fifty companies o7,iS^en,a3: m&tuT "T*""' V 4'047 of a" liTm" * volunteer "d 'Iriver* ^hVf^Vwmn^esVf'Xiery !7be*.mnS with percussion fusils and bayonets and the inZZitt bayonet iT'e'voh* f|"'t d*,criplloQ of Minie rifle and dri'll ten eoBie*iit^ve^a^,1|n*ea?h years *t^ artlll l? ?Uo^oI'hoMt0t?.rlU tT*ntj con**cutive day's. Th?y h'?v# ?.L?(,ud'ti0n.t0tb* T0'nnte?r corps it is pr iposed to es sof*jr;ntr^mi:;,u- "" fr??^ * ? fereon. ^ 'he c,a",, imposing the battalion.. {"?D" 0T" that age are not to be required i?i to ease of war or Imurrectioa. The militia the" J'd should be divided into two divisions' the first i0 be called nice men," composed o'alf 'WawM0*"" without children; the second do?? -ub Aim e',S,1",t of ?" m*'ried men or wl are "cror!^n?^o th. I I?" lt con,llercl that there are, according to the last census, 72 027 bachelor, in "i;,!'!?- '? si" srrsr r a - h Mrv Fot u" ? ?i? rftbV SM, of percussion arm. arc recommend ed to be deposited in the different armories throughout ind Qn.DW ' Xe fV ""?"'l" *' lIontr"11. Kingston. j. S Tn? < ommiBHionerM entertain th? mi. confident hopes that the Imperial gavert ment would* T. fu tl"?':' U,e rr4n* the m'utla? should h. ni.J,umm"t":ed tW snfflcicnt force \v*n J ? 0D permanent duty at Fort Wellington Frescott. for the purpose of protecting thlt work and the arm*, Aic., proposed to b? placed n*t in consequence of its proximity to the front er of the Tnl'ted .fates. A provincial ma line is also recommended and ' *'I"'lar to tb? const ibul iry force vL!t .i,' Pronmioced the most feasible plan of pre venting the gross lack of discipline on the oart oft h. police and the disturbances that occim& tb# Tlie governtrent Intend in'rodtic.og a bill durlmr the #n.u? g.'ve '"Relative ellect to the recorn meni atiors of the Commissioners. The withdrawal of the troops by the Imperial government has forced nnon the ministry the consideration of this question Them it one thought tbat cannot fa l to sog?,t If on^ perusal o, the report of the CommlssfSer., whl?hU iQ l ve, arp,1<1 of invasion from the Vnited states seems to Le felt, fiod forbid that anrtnW should ever arise to require the brothers and friendi in each other's blooif. CHDadl imbrue their hand, m Oar Jlew Hampshire Correspondence. T. ? , MalTCHsws*, N. H., Feb. V8, 1808. "unkrr r<mpention-A Rich Scene-' '.Sam" un,x peded/y Turning Up? Failure of the Meeting-General I xtrce t .Xante /luted Uuvm anumg the Democrats of New Hampthirc. The hanker convention off In this city vester day, which contained some eceues which were so de cidedly rich that tbey cannot fail of being of interest to the numerous readers of the Rkr*u>. The administration party are in a tight place. "??ata" Is sro.nd, and the unterrtHed democracy of New IUmp. .hire wear rather anxious laces ab.ut these times. <?t .corge, of Concord, the mn.a "who suc:eeds O.ncral Herce m his law buamess, ' cam. doen and ranted away for some time upon the virtues of (Jeneral Hierc* the iisttnguished son of New Hampsh r. -Ood save the mark. -8am was round, ?' as was ia lioated by the 'rs quent cheering whenever the speaker ref-rred to the 'midnight assassin.," a. he term.d them, an I fio?llv three t me? three wer* given for "Sam " Thl. r.t'i.r .?trnlsh.d Ut, and the p?,t/ IeadVr. oa th. ??an.i looked on io ainaf?m-nt, an I a! most t?,o i ht ibtiTrri" th<' nai,1"t 01 * Ko,,,, lti.lrfeehng. can better he imagined than de.cribed they heard cheers for Metcalf, the Know .Vothluir can I date for Hovernor, groans for Pierce x- - u- h ? )? they reflected that this was the r,M, t ofTb strenT.o , s , "P th" ?rat m"" convent, on 0I The un ih.uSht out htve ? i f i chance at the acuung election traa fry prooUlBf B F Aj#r carna in tor J a hare of Tha h< cors, and mounted the rostrum and ranted ? la For ,o.-n^,-'r'.',rmT' ,bnt hi" 'loe'rlnes did not go oown. The meeting floslly broke up, with cheer- nn I groans tot 1 1. rce and eh?e,s for M-tcair and "8am.? 1 ' then took the r "wln'lnr ?*>s 'or their respective homes, ruminating upln the i rirerf goo.! hrandy, the prohahlh ties of Kr?nk I'ler ? oecnj jlng the White Hou?h for the next four yirs anl At Haker the gubernatorial chair, and ?uch ahsurt quanta ur,i 1 he meeting was a complete failure, anl will tend n-.i '? to dishearten the hunkers than any;hin< which l as yet taken place This stronghold of h inker. so is destined to yield before that p?iwerful and mvst-rlou, ??rs.niration? the Know Nothings. J it mu.t te humiliating Indeed to General Perce anl l is party to eee the demonstrations o' yesterday an 5 to know that within a dozen miles of hi. own holt, hi, nsme was hi-.ed down in a meeting got up anl eo n p' .rd of the d cum* recta of New Hampshire fhe?e in ?ticatione port.nd the .torm. The pcopu are swake, and the 13tli of March will witness a totil defeat ? nd annihilation of th* buakir. of New Hampshire /WTIOfc ! ButkqMkM I* Central America. W? k?T? HMifM ntwiI numbers of mi inter* tin* it tie p4p?r, published in the city of Bad Vioente, 8t?t? ?f Em Salvador, Central America, entitled JSl Sol. It is devoted to the rapport of liberal principle*, against the reactionary tendencies of Mexico and Guatemala. No. 11 contains a rammer/ of the earthquakes which hare distinguished tliis year, in Central America and Mestco. On the 24th of November last, at 6 o'clock in the more log, a severe shock of an earthquake was felt in tliii city, which was followed by another succeed ing day, at the same hour. In connection with tbla an nouncement, we have taken the trouble to bring together the following data, relative to the severest earthquake* which have occurisd during the present year. Aphil 2?, 1864.? The terrible earthquake which de stroyed the eity of Han Salvador. Kay 0. ? At 0 o'clock In the morning occurred an earth quake, which was felt over* largo part of Mexico, In the departments of Vera Cruz, Guerrero. Oaxaca, &e. The mov< merits were from South to North. It threw down many buildings, and stopped up mcny of the mountain roads with fragments of rocks, broken from the l*<lges and cliffs. Tin Cathedral of Chiapas was left a mere wreck, |a such a statu of dilapidation as to ror bid all tope oTfettoratiun. In this month (M?>) a strong but fortunately brief snook of ao earthquake was telt ut Cojatepeqne, In this ntate, whither tbe govern ment had removed after the destruction of San Salva dcr. Jura 11. ? This doy was marked by revere shoe tt> of earthquakes, which wore felt throughout all Central America to toe province of Veraguai, In New Granada It occurred at2 o'clock P. 11. In th'.s citv (San Vicente) tbe clock tower of tho church was thrown '!own ami tome damage done to ttie church itself. In the town of Chinotneca. the church, the parochial house and the tabildo were tnrown to the ground Jl'LY 4. ? A letter irom the luwn of David, In the pro vince of Veraguas (New Granada) informs us that at half part 11 o'clock A. ? I. was felt a severe earthquake, which \ as ushered in by a furious hurricane. Consktar al.le damage was done to the houses in the town. On the 17th of July commenced a s<*r?es of earth quakes in Guatemala. At 6 o n oc* In tbe morning ar I again at 2 o clock P. M. occurred the terrible shoo. s which it was supposed would utterly ruin the city. Ttiey weTe lortuna'ely briet. After these others but woa*er shocks took place about every halt hoar, iut?rni n gled with constant tremors of the earth On toe lHth other severe shocks occurred, which occasioned mich damnge. At'OiPr 4, at half past 11 o'clock at night, the city of Ban Jose, in Costa Rica, experienced one of tne severest Shocks of earthquake ever known in that State It lat-ted with constant strength for about two minuses. Other shocks, more or less violent, continued at inter vals, up to tbe 7th. Tho towns of San Domiigo and Barba nave suffered severely The village at the Galio Eulee, on the Pacific, was inva<led by the sei?, and en tirely ruined. . Skptkmbkr. ? This month was marked br seven shocks. Persons residing among the ruins of the city of Han Sal vador, report that one which occurred on tho 1 1th of this month, was more powerful than that which de stroyed the city in April. 0(Tobfr. ? On tho 17th of tbia month a strong shock was felt at Cojatepoque ; and on the 24th, others in Guatemala The following list stows the datss of the most notable earthquakes which have occurred In this quarter of tbe globs, dm ing the past eight months. They extend ov?r an area of lix hundred leagues April 16. ? City of San Salvador destroyed. May 6. ? Seven shocks in Mexico. Jura 11.? Series of seven shocks in all Contral America. Jl'LY 11. ? Shocks in New Grenada. " 17.? Shocks in Guatemala. ArorKT 8. ? Shocks in Costa Rica. Sxptemukk 11.? Shocks in Sau Salvador. Octohek 17.? Shocks In Ssn Salvador. " 24. ? Seven shocks in Guatemala. Novkmbek 24 ?Seven shocks in Ban Salvador. It Is worthy of remark that most of the shooks oc curred about 11 o'clock P. M. It would appear as if the agitation of the Internal fires have been greater this year than during any other for a very long period. Belligerent from Major General Junei Ar lington Bennett TO THB KPITOB OF mi HEltALD. For tbe Bum of tA,millions of dollars to bo paid by a voluntary poll tax of 60 ccnts and upward, each, to take tbe inland of Cuba in ouc campaign of six mouths, the general government not to be in any way concerned. In other words, let the President keep bin ayes (but. At all eventa he would, with such a force, Incline to prudence. Tbe following calculation is somewhat of an approxi matkn to the truth as regards the expense:? I'ay for 60,160 men for nix months at S'25 per month 92,600,000 Company officers ? 80 bien to a company.... 30,000 Field oilioers, 100 200, U00 Provia ons for 60,000 men for six months.... 3,(00 000 Clothing for 69,000 men 760,000 Muskets and other equipments. 700,000 Cannons, horses, ke 360.000 Contingent expenses 470,000 Total $8 000,000 It ban been iutimated that tbe government would pay from $60,0c0,04 0 to $100,000,000 tor the island of Cuba. 1 fully concur with Mr. Puchanan and bis colleagues in tbe application of the lex taliontt, and tab* tbe island in this way into our ownkeepioy we sbouli not he cowed by tbe indirect threats of either England or France jointly or severally. We have 26,000, C00 of souls in this coun try, out ot wlnm wecau re*rilly oblain 60,000 or double that number, tbat would walk to tbeir knees in cerum and ervrr. Let us try it. I am ratiocinator and will make oil the combinations and command myelf. J A. BENNET, Major General. Theatre* an<l Exhibitions. A CAT) kmt OK Ml sir ?The benefit of the employes of this establishment will take place on Monday evening next, w hen a grand host of musical talent will appear, amongst which we notice the name of 8ig Briftioli, the new tenor, of wbom fame speaks in the most favorable terms. 1 lie opera selecte 1 will be Donizetti's "I.ucia de lam trier moor " Biioadwat Tiikatri.? This evening is announced as the last of the engagement o| M:ss Makeah, wbo will appear, by particular request, as Julia in tbe beautiful play of tbe "Hunchback." Mr. Conway will represent Mester Walter. The farce of "To Oblige Benson" will also be performed. On Monday evening Mi?? Brdges will make her first appearance on any ftage as Marianna in ' The Wife." Bowkkt Thkatki ?Mr. B Johnston anil Mr. S. W. Glenn continue starring at this theatre, ibis evening the drama of "John Uvery," Mr. JoU'iston as Ibe miser, will open tbe amusemtnts. This will be followed by tbe domestic drama of "Hoaina Meadows" and tha very ccmical farce of tbe "Persecuted Dutchman," with Mr. G enn an tbe leading feature in both pieces. Bi ktos'b Tiiwatkk. ? A tremendous and varied pro gramme ia announced for this evening. Four lavorlte piece* are to be performed, and Mr. Burton apptara in two of bis great p?rts, namely? as bim?elf, an 1 aa Jim Bags. The pieces are ? Tryinr it On," tue ' Black Swan," "All the World a a Stage," and "The Wandering Min strel." Wallaik's Thkatiik. ? We read in the programme that in cors<nuence of tbe enthusiastic applause bestowed by a erowded bouae on tbe last occasion of the performance of the intere^inir drsma of "The Mild of Mi an," ami Colmana fine cooiedy if the "Poor (Ventle man," bo?h pieci a will be reteated to night On Monday, by parti cular desire, Colmau's com?dy of "John Bull" will be performed. IUrm-k's Amkrica.v MPfin-M ?''Uncle Ton's Tabin" will b? pi rformed liero during bcth thin afternoon and eveninc, Mr. I. W. Clarke in th? leading chira:t*r Wooti'H MtNt-TKKij-i ? The burlesque concert n la Jub Hen, arid Sliakspeare's trsg-ijy (Africanized) of "Mac beth." will be given to-night. lit t'Ki*Y's Slrkn/hkrh. ? ''The Two Pompwys" eontl nuei to draw crowded bou>e* here ?very eveiln< It will be played to mght, with a good Ethiopian con cert Pmiiam's Opkra H'irR*, fiflfl Brcadway.? Tbe re open ing <f this establishment wilt take ptace <n Monday evening next. liui.Aiiin.rnu. ? TV* English opera kt tbe Walnutatreet theatre was suspended last week, in consequence of an accident to Mias I.. Pyne, hut the performance* hsve a. nee been resumed. Mr E I. Davenport and Miss F. Vin'ng succeed the opera at the Walnut. Boero* ? Mrs John Wood, a very popular farce actre s, bad a benefit at the Boston toeat- lii-t Monday. After the performance there waa a presentation ? the benefl clary receiving a diamond ring and an emerald anil ala moi.d bracelet ? total expense about $ too. The "s'oek boldera" were tbe ostensible ge'.tera uo of th? a.Talr, which ha* made some excitement In the modern Athene some of tbe journale saying that I* is bad taste on the part ot the "stockholders" to make a pet of anv on* artresa Green room jealousy i? pr..b*'dy th? cause of all the disturbance. It la "positively announced" tbat Mrs. Julia Have*, nee I lean will app-ar at tbe Boston on the loth of this month in * new piece ,wriit?o by Vr Kpes J*argent author of "Vela?*>. a Tragedy," fti , 1 lie Howard Athena-urn opened on Wednesf ay under Mr W illarii a management. lhe p ay was " Hrutus" ? Mr K? dy, Mr Mcl enough, Mr E I h?mi>*on, Mr. Boniface, Mrs Nichols, and Miss I,e Hrun in the prtnc pal parte. The paper- speak well of the roojsnv, and the season seems to liave commented under tne most favorable auspices. Mrs I. C. Frost hai been engagwd for the juveu le tragedy and onedy (-arts Mr. and Mrs Flo rence c mpleted a two weeks' engagement at the National, an>* are re engaged for this voes lintAc.o ? Mr. Conk'ock appears a; the theatre here to night. Hiss Margaret Mitchell has been playing here with tuccesa Psovimskh ?Mr Forrest his concluded a" three ? eeks' engagement bere. Aira.hv.? Mr Anderson is play iag at the Muaeuii KlCHmsn ? Mrs. C Howard has pro I a rod hare a trsnsla ion from Eigene b ribe's drama, " Valer e tbe 1 limi UirL " Voksicn iTKM.q.? Paoini a "Lorensino de Medici" haa obtsmeM but a turn < d'ettime at Modena. A new pri ma it< nna Mn.e. C'renon'. whose voice, atyle At-, are doaorioed in terma of hyperbolic etnhu>iaam, and a tenor named Ortolani, filled tbe principal parti.? A new l>al *t. entitled "thakspeare. un dogno di t'na >otie d 't state, ' has been given with favor stUN sia, Hi Milan. The life of ti e poet is described a? forming i'e mtiieet. M Cattl is the chnreograph-r The Teatio 1 >gio at Turin, which bad been < losed for a ime t me on a* count of tke death* of the (jneen all tbe t/nern I'owsger of Fardtni*. re?pen*d on the 2tth with Koennl's "B*rb'ere.'' Mme I'ersiani was tbe Kosma. M Pe!?tt, Figaro ?The IJabon jnurnsla are Ion I in Uietf praise of Mme Alb' nl, wbo, it sterna has achieved a complete triumph at the Han Carlo*, In 'Anna Polera." Tbe tenor, an En<H*hman m>m?d Pwift, is described a* poe-esMng a tine voice, but whluh, without study, will not enatebioto rise above me diocrity?Madame Cailly (soprano) and Ma tame Trery (vto'lBiet), from California, have been giving concerts In 8isni?n and Calcutta, and have sailed Irom tbence for Australia. The *iy<' ney (Australia) pajers contain long notices of a concert by Miaka Haw ser, Mis* Harsi Flower and other*. It leems the violmist baa been very sacceesfnl. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL* money Market. Friday, March 9- 6 P. 1L Quotations for fancy atocks remain without any material alteration. There waa considerable activity to-day la Reading, and prices were ana talced. Ekia waa comparatively quiet, bnt waa not so firm at tha c'ose. Cumberland opened and closed at the aame figure. There ts not much doubt bat that a dividend will be de< lared, but It will coat the stockholder! more than it ia worth. The debt cannot be funded at anything like par, and the probability ia that more than four times the proposed dividend will be lost by the operation. The dividend party ia pretty strong in the board, and a committee baa been appointed to report on tbe matter. It atrlkea oh that the agitation of this subject, just at this time, ia not at all in accordance with the usual judgment and tact exhibited in the management of he affairs of this company by th? present board of directors. Nicaragua Tianalt waa in fair requeat, lutprkeawere lower. The principal advance to day waa in State stocks. Indiana 5 'a were quite ac tive. The demand for this security has been caused t y the paetage of tfco new free banking law in In diana. We have no daubt all the State securities in tbe market will ttealily improve in prices uuiil they ail reach the points from whijh they fell during tbe recent revulnion. At tbe first board to day Indiana 5's advanced i per cent; Vir ginia 6'a, 4; Louisiana 6's, 14. Tne sales of these three ato ks amount to $80,000. About $40,000 of Hi.'wuri G'a were aold at yeiterday'a prices. Utilroad bond* were uteady to-day, without much activity. At the second board all the leading aolii and fancy ttocka were higher and in denand at the ia provement. Indiana 5's advanced ? per cent; Loui siana 0'a, i; Nicarugna Transit, J; New York Gen ual Railroad, 4; Erie Riilroad, 4; Reading Rtilroad, 1. Nearly a tboasand shares or Reading aold far cash at the ad van ze. This atock has improved five per cent within the past ten days, and there hia been no apeculation in it. It has risen gradually, but itoadily, and probably will contlune until it rtah*s a price greater than an? other railroad btork cn the lut. It ia better tor holdera and pur* cbaoers that there should be no excitement in the market. If tbis or any other atock cannot go np on its (1 mn merits, it bad better remain at a law figure, where there is cot much margin for a fall. The transactions in the Assistant Treaeurer'a of fi e to-day were as follows:? Received $95,210 00 l'ajmentf 7,411 97 Paid for Ahbsj Otfic# 1,(46 99 Balance $4,425,363 68 Tbe warrants entered at the Treasury Depart ment, Washington, on the 7th Instant, were: For paying Treasury debts $9,582 :>0 For Ue Customs 8,407 85 Fur tbe War Dtpa'tment 1,281 91 For repaying In the War Department 1,439 60 For tbe Interior Department 62,964 63 The steamship St. Louis, from this port, for Southampton and Havre tomorrow? Siturday? will not take out a very large amount of specie. The ag gregate will not exceed two hundred thoasand dol lars. A large shipment will be made by the Canard steamer fiom Boston on Wednesday next. We have no change to report in foreign exobange for to-mor row's hteamer. On London 9? a 9J per oent pre mium, and on Par's 5f. 13 j a 5f. 11 4 are the current rates. * The Michigan Central loan of (000,000 for which proposals are now invited, is not, as many suppose, to constitute an increase in tbe bonded d?bt, but wilt be applied to the payment of tbe eight per cent bonds maturirg this jear. It is not intended to incresse tbe indebtedness of the company. The Oalveaton Ntuss says that the Texaa Debt bill, just (.aseed by Congress, will be accepted by he people of that State, by almost an unuiimou* vcte. The sales of Greenwich Bank stjck yesterday, was principally at lGOj per cent. The par value of this ttcck ia $25, and the sale was at so mach on the (to hundred dollars. The stock sold at about $4Q per share, or an advance of $16 per share. Tbe Boston Gas Company have declared a divi dend cf 2J per ?nt ($12 50 per Bbare) payable on dtmacd. This is a quarterly dividend, the compa ny aiways dividing on tbe 1st of March, Jane, Sep tember and December. The South Cove Corpora tion have declared a dividend of $6 per share, paya b:e on d< man j, the last pravious dividend being $12, in July, 1864. Tne Pittsburg (Cliff) Copper Company sold at Boston jeaterday at 131 per cent. Nothing bat been de ided upon in relation to the next dividend, lut it is generally thought that one ot $5 per share will be declared some lime tbia month. The bank bill just parsed by tbe Legislature of Indiana, over the veto of tie Governor, provides for tbe organization of the new State Bank >n the first of July next, and tbe branches in September, but they will be merely organized, and a small instal ment paid on tie stock, when the bunk will remain in ita'u quo until the charter of toe present hank expires? two year* hence. The Free Bank bill is an amendment of tbe old one, and gives additional security to Lbe bill holder. It also requires all bank! orga ized under the hw to establish, within six months, a clearing bouse in Indianapolis, which ie to redeem the bills of all the banks at a discount of cot over one per cent, and receive ea;h other's notes, whether suspended or not, In payment of debt*. The Legislative ommlttee ot Indiana on the State of the Back, to which was referred tbe re ptrts of the branches and of the examining com mittees, gives the following exhibit of tne condi tion o{ the bank on Jan 31, 1865 : - Stats Bams or Indiana and B&axcueb. Mfant. Billa discounted $712,516 90 bills of exchange 3,673,910 18 ? $4,406,406 06 Huspended debt $211,293 AO Hanking houne and (urqiture 161,917 93 Other real tat ate 33,896 69 Due from Eastern banking in stituttonH .... (43,433 84 Due from other banking insti tution* 624,302 92 R*mitt?nces and other Item*. 94, (4& 90 Branch balances 4.373 68 O'hfr b?nk notes 276,960 00 Cold and silver 9i6,283 18 397,106 C3 1,110,(66 43 1,201,333 18 Total $7,171,481 7(1 lAabtlitie*. Capital stoek $2, 160,167 41 Hirpius fund 1/213,667 42 I'iviCfnd unirawn {.'> 860 62 1'roHt sin^e last dividend ... 10f> 5*1 92 ? us in other banks 128,343 19 I'ue to sinking fund, school tsx and other items.,,,,, . 30,302 04 279,144 67 Ptie I'epr.iitori 628,407 IT Circulation ? I'nder Nth dollars $604,228 00 Five dollars and upwards.. 2,474,287 00 To al $2 976,611 00 Deduct notes on l and 11" 478 00 I-ft cit eolation 2,868,037 00 Circulation issued for uutei estimated k ?t 143 198 00 T'.tal $7,171,464 00 Toe circulation of the Stale Bank of Indian* bows a decease of about a mill on daring the y ar ending Jan. 31, 1856. The loans in tbe sane tiae ?<r* contracted $1,673,000, and tbe specie ui i reaped $72 182. Tbe resolution of Me bank, re itralrisg the La*iencebarg b. inch from banking operations, has been rescinded. Mr.Cbaries Bauer, trustee of the Wabash and Erie Cabal, gives notice to tbe holders of the certi ficates of Indiana, Wabash and Erie Canal sloe it, itued for bonds of tbe State of Indiana, knoen as " Original Wal>a?h and Erie Csnal bonds, ' that, la "sf c?r<isnce with tte decision of tbe Bapreme Court cf Ind era, one year's interest from flr? January, 1863, to first January, 18" ( . of five per oent, will b?g paid on said certificates oa the fir* d*y of M if ^ next. Tbese certificates are distisgntsie*! fr>>m a>I ether certificates of Indiaas, Webisb and Erie ( ana! stocks by the statement on their fad that

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