Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 14, 1855, Page 4

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 14, 1855 Page 4
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NEW YORK JIERALD. JAMES GORDO.1 BGHITBTT, mOPKIilOK AND EDITOR, ?rncs h. w. oo*n*b or pibulv u? jttltow m. ?Wo. ',03 Jbussbknts this rrmxiNa. 8R(iaD*AV TBEATRI. BfRdwaj? Ricjiavd III. ? Irish TvrOH. _____ BOWBRY THEATRE. Khiv-Bitmiv Bi?Bf? Hobukr's Vt ?r?__ BURTON'S THEATRE. Cbtmlert lirtti?J Atttr Pridr ? Spiti-irk WALLACE'S TBRA7 ,-?E, dro?Jw?T? Last Man -Bold Dra?oo?s AMERICAN XV a? ?U M? A! certoom mil Efwing? Fltiso Dttoua*. WOOD'S KINV HII.8? Mfrrhtnitt' B*0R4*?y. BUCE LEY'S 'OPERA noCSE, WS BroRiwkj? Bue* iu ilmiorii u OreBA Teovie. EMPIRE B ALL, ?W Bro?4w*J? Paso*a>?? ?? Evbom *ar o , Skbastoplb. FERHAV s BL'RI ESQrE OPERA JIGTJiE, 603 BroaJ W?J? Etmj opiA.f OrmA Troupe. W?" ?f York, Saturday, April 14, 1858. The N^wi. Bj .the arrival of the America at Halifax we k?w e received three days later intelligence from Ev rope. As was anticipate tie interprets, on pat upon the third poiat by the plenipo tentiaries of the allies has proved too stroa? a dcM for the Rawian envoy to rwallo w. Although the demolition of S'baswpol ii said not to have been insisted a poa by tte Western Powers? 'heir demands being confined to the reduction of the na' vaJ forces of lluseia in the Black Sea? Prince Gorta ?bakofT refused to accede to this modified condition, stating that be roust refer the matter to St. Peters burg. Nothing, of course, ia positively kaowa as to *be preciie ca'are of the dteagreemeat, as tbe dietasmoBs at the ronferenoes are kept strictly se cret, and, therefore, we must take this statement with a qaalifi aiion. Wa believe that when the facts become known it will turn out that it is on ihia very question cf the razing of Sebastopol that the d fltrenee has taken piacs. We are jastidsd :n this suggestion by the fa;! that tho Kig'ith acid French plen:po:entiarieo have bean ob.iged U refer back to their Courta for instrac t?cn?. and that immediately on the receipt of the Xitws, M. Drouyn de L'Huys, th? Fieaoa Minister of Forei?n AfTa rs, left Paris f;r London, where, ac eeacpaitied bj Count Wa-.Iensteia, h<i had an inter view of tiree h-urs duration with the leading mem bers of the English Cabinet. Taw cosfersncs ii ?'*ted to have b^en of a most i nporUat character, it bvirg th*a decided that M. Droujn Je L'Huys ebould proceed at once to Vienna, tmriog tie irra vocable decision of ths allies on the poiat iadli l?*e. He accordingly left for Paris tha sarn? night, cd hie way to the Aobt ian capital. From these facts it may be iti rred that conditions more hu nuXatisg than the mere nuaier' cal redaction of ths Ruisiar. fleet in ;te Black Sea tad been insisted cpt'E at tie conference. * Afl'sire in the Crimea remained in piet;y nearly tbe rame stale as at the da e of our previous advices. The weather continued tine and the wo;ke were pro ? actively cn b?tii sidis withoat, however, any fresh aSv&ntages having been gained by either. There was a report current cf the death of Prince Mesfieiukbfr. On tte Asiatic coast the British frigate Viper bad en:cteded in destroying tie MarttUo to *3' and bar jacks of Dj-mitr:. The Roebuck committee was still parsung its ia vntigai5cns. Loni9 Xapohor and hij fair cor.sort arc exi-e:tfd in Locdt>n a'ocut the middle of April. The ad*f?nc?d squadrons of tbe Baitio fleet, consist ingof rise thipg of the Mne, left Dsal on the 28;& U -r tie ?C?lp of :hf ir future opera'.ionu Tlr-e dercocratie party in Spaia are Riving Eijar to K'tte trouble. His tefosil of the modifications w tU is nir ry, demanded by it, led to soa&e slight dkc^ers in Madrid, which had, however, been <,cellid without any eericus coceequencss. About 3,000 a 4,000 bales oi cotton were ?o'.d jfeterday, part after tbe re eipt o! tbe America's sewe. The m:riet c;u*e? firm. Middling uplands wf re at 9? cents. Fl;ur was st?arfy, with a fair fcEonnt; of eal6s. A smau losof prime white Soathsra w:e&t at 12 70. Cora was fl?m, with sales on t e spct, at *1 07a tl 09, tbe latUr for jello*, and ^es'errj m;xed, to arrive ia Jane, at 00 cent*. Wiiekfy was Srmftr.aod closed at 32^ 3. a 33% Tie F.omr/nsoe has arrived at New Orleans wi h i" 'b from California to the 21th ultimo. Wells, F^rgc AC 3. hid re?on iei payment, a-jd Page, Ba :on A Co. prrprsrd resursiag on the 29 ;n. With res f-etf to the ether hemes that had failed there were ao bepes: ,of tb^.ir sp-'n raoommeaciiig business. Tracp or" all kinds waj a ar extremely depressed ?\at*,btt": tte Drosito^s oi' the miners hid improved, the Cf .[B pr.ia'sti an ebnndant yield. Ciist. Cropper, cf the tree- sctr f'o tir., died at San Fraa c'fco cs kie 23d . Woli By tie a-iival of the Ciescent Ci y Tester d,?y at iii? por* hi7e Fava*>a l.tle ? to the 8?d hi?i. F.*ter Yonrdatad been officially iiterragatci by tie fi'.cotivt cffl;^r?,acu h wiL bo seen inm bis replies tba* be o!fc?rn?* tob? a j'tiz? n of ths Uai'ed P'l tft /(?.' tee jm: tigl l ot ta e years. S^or W-oa d mit9 t: )i e c'ose jo.'.ticfmvat oe boiritaepr'-'oa It was reported that ths pros?catiog fiK?l ttm?vded Use death*, by the garro'.e, of th??3 at :t d'6'iug.ui<IcJ gCLt'iOiitE, ?wbTft tEioy juk<>, n 'titKrat !?gt:d t;> age, infirm! j or citcaauUacja, *rtrr eid?:ed iato exiJe. The birthday of G'.ne-al C.iitm'B lady bad bt,ea duly ob?oirfd, bnt v?ry few iewtv^r, attended iu the d'A-mes in nitty ?o jolt in the rejoisiaga. E&ranpie wri* ftirs virj toucb.rg lines Immediately be'or? hli ?xt<?tin, a tr&caiaUcn of wbLh is given k'U- Ite digital, wUich io la ths CisU'i&a As official ex>lasatlon of the rwnns ?* prfrf for t-e rcf?nt execntiota nw pubiinb-.d. SeMia) c.tiz!EB of the United RUVes wsre still in jr>&iu ,'r Ccbi, atd every patxiaVIs mm felt &]ar n ?cfrrl icii perscLfcl safety. Tbe effusions of K\f rU Spwiab cffijers, wii'ttn boMi in bid poetry it', proee, ox. the la'e outrage on our leprtsanta'ive *? Sywala iJ-rtude, Teie-cx :eedi3gly effer-ske, aad itca.^e unimw* wtlcb actu-.Ha the rulir.g po vr^r u ,w ? its it. Ti.a Isabel hi? anlftd at Ciaarlytaa wUte ilivana dnVm to tl-e lftih inst^n*., ard we have T?<??*e? by telegraph* brief synopsis oC ter r*wp. Jiocb ais?;oflt*nt prevailed among tf c Cfo:l??, aid l i-jt't-f cf Bs^c'g'.Ei'Iotc h?3 r'cen 'y tii<x p'.ace. A ietUr to Che Kaar'.aatm Cttu t ier stitee Ui& tf,\ C arlct 4. fecit, as Av?ricfti,anda dentist ky p-> f* m uz. wheat family rttides in UJs citj*, w?i a-. at Ti clial ot tbcs.h, ca r^d to Firave, nd prtctd in v;tt:Jin':m2Et. Hi wa? rrhrly igaj" ut rf Ae charge prefer.x ! ifa^ s. rta in of John 3. II ilm-j*, tri-J :a it? Cinrt.?!f 5#?j>ot 6 h~ i-e mif 'er of pi'fcm.n Gccltj, sgr?scc<ra a verdict afte-gix'.eea lit.*# deL hers' ion, a&i .discharged ? e^-d iy IcrfS'f":. T'ty t> '.????! t?s fr ^-BFictios a*.-1 i "o for nc^nitta!. T?r?BO! Ham .???. tr>d for 1'.? Trl'e, acd .'tend fni:?.y of nsnsti c i'.?r la .t.a atco'id de grf f, waf isc'^t ciby Julge ?>?]?? to fit- jcai-iaiifix ncoatn* ccri.enjmt ia :beR'a?? I ri*r r. Piazi 6 Jltswilt'^ae tiiag t*. bsrj.-e C imiL?? oter l.-/f ye?tfr<!*y, c't3T(jr : w th . c ttty c! jfltelry on V .am?r ^.--hi .g *!7 nut?y k rivcJ lrocj Kavrt. Ko ;;?ti "? ? n ? ' ,000 bcif t3 tn< rc*. I .? p**rd fir* i". of V.f cjocm of !;c'.a c? ri It i, 5 att'.e Se ller Ii??litnt? Ir.'.t *rt iiig. ~t iibirci ->Ai ? 1**)f sad !ti7i*lcrf," ^V*'; trxy hi'.} luzi't 1 t? tfce k:'rc.^ia I ?d Ci.. I' HTiirc ttftj t f . : ? n ac oilt of ar.itb.-r t rn-ticr. of apj?t?t ?r:: >?r. A :citg mnu x > ap.'j cf zrjtt?. i t, t ".f a K?*. fvr ?? . AlrUi- ?: Bfj, r',Lc 1 ?' c i of Msu i f .-si tff cansot if i39 ra t< wh t traat the d^ty of noeiviag letteza an A packages of thia kln**^ w the Poat Office Department ia often utjua4 jy bltuntd, and the clerks i<nt to no little an no* .inse by bting ?uipe?ted of purloining the aliasing money. The Legislature w*s still in neablon at 12 o'olock last night. A r:aolutiou to adjourn at 12 to-d?y wa> oppoafd in thj Senate, aad a proposition to adjourn at 2 o'clock was prevented in the A-iaembly, but n) action was taken upon either. In the Senate the resolution amendatory of the constitution, so m to allow negroes to yote, was laid on tie table. The bill i mending the Temperance act was concurred in. A number of o:her bills passed? none of them, however, of publis InUraal. At the dite of our last despatch the Supply bill was under consideration. In the Assembly the bill to nullify the Fagtdre 3' stye law was promptly defeated by a vote of 68 to 39. The bill-! relating to the New York gas companies were p?eed; also toe bLl proyidiag for an investi gation oi the claims of the Rjchester millers; like wise bills ongoing emigrant passengers arriving at this port, an! e?taDlis'aing a board of railroad ccmmissicmrs. The Governor has vetoed the bill to prevent illegal voting In the city of New York, upon constitutional grenade. George E. Biker, Esq., of Williamsburg, has b6?n appointed private eecretary to the Governor in place o> J. J. Chambers, promoted to a harbor mwter ship. Nothing beyoi d routine business came up ia the Bcaid of Cjunciimen last evening. The first order of the evening was the third reading of bills, and among those psssed was the report of the Commit tee on Finance, in relat'on to advartislag the pro ceedings of the Common Council. The report of the Fioarce Committee on the Reynolds contract was refeired back to the Committee oi the Whole. It was, however, subsequently taken up, amended, and adopted in wmmittoe. The Case or Consular Agent Thompson In Cuba. The government of Spain, some years ago, notified the President that they would re ceive only four consuls in Cuba, viz.: at Ha vana, Ma'.anzas, Trinidad de Cuba, and St. Jagu de Cuba. Under this notification the Department were obliged, of course, to prescribe the jurisdic tions of the four consuls appointed. Thaw of the Havana has Mar id alone as an outport; that of Matanzas has the port of Cardenas, and has heretofore exercised jurisdiction over San Juan de los RemeJi03, Sagua la Grand, &c. The office, for instance, at Cardenas, is exceed ingly important, the number of American ves sels arriving and departing during the year being little less than at Matanz&a, and more, it is believed, than at Rio de Janeiro. It is manifest, then, that there is an absolute necessity that our commercial affairs at Car denas should be attended to by an agent of the consulate duly appoiuttd by tue resident Consul at Matanz&B. In this way the consulate at Mutanzas assumes the char acter, in fact, of a Consulate- General. The agent thus appointed is notified to the govern ment at Washington aad to the Captain General. His recognition by the last named functionary is neither demanded or expected. He is merely the agent of the Consul to do the public busi ness of the United States within his jurisdiction, and is provided with the arms and flag of the United States to signalize his position. He is in no way to iuterfere with the locil authorities, but must leave such business to the Consul appointing him. llis acts are received at the Custom Houses in this country aud by the department, at Washington, with neither of which authorities, however, can he directly communicate. It is manifest, then, that whatever may be the restricted form of the Queen's ex equatur to the Consul, his agents hare a legal right to exercise the functions of the consulate within the sphere of their appointments. It is a right which ha* been uniformly conceded ? a right not only necessary to the commerce ot the United States, but the least dangerous and offensive form in which consular acts could be performed in the several small ports. By aggregating the consulates, the office is maie so much aa object of protU as generally to staire the services of enlightened and liberal men as incumbents ; and ia this way the local governors of her M.ijcaty are spared the offen sive intermeddling so often the resalt of dij I tribnting small men at small incomes and pluccs. Mr. Cousular Agent Thompson was then the agent of the Consul at Trinidad de Cuba, Mr. McLean, lie bad a right to the position he occupied? and t,o demand the removal of the arms of the United States, furnished him by the Department of State, and to imprison him for refasing to comply with so offensive a requisition, fa an outrage against Mr. Thompson personally, his princi pal, Mr. McLean, and vhe dignity of the Uuited Statfs, which do apology caa well palliate. 1 i tbis ait was recorded alone upon the records of Cuban offences, it might passed without notice, l?t it must be remembered that Mr. Cross, the recognized Vice Consul at Matanzas s?me thirteen years ago, was arrested on the affidavit of a low aud degratUrd wotaau, and imprisoned 117 daja. The records of the State Department arc fall of these outrages; bat tbey have never, except un4er Gen. Jackson, in Ihe case ef Mr. Shoemaker at Matanzas, l>een turnfd over to the navy for correction. If that arui of defense and becurity is now called into requisition it will be one ol the first positive necs to which it has been put for mmy years. The case of Mr. Thompson is susceptible of no explanation v. biob will at all justify the au thorities arresting him. His arrest is not alone a personal affront; it is a national insult, which Jt it the d-ity of the President to see atoned for. ?? does no! s*. and atone, and if the remedy ap plied shall be ringulir in its vigor and resolu tion it will be a Pu??j*iOt of congratulation by tbc A inerican people. ?Locsy, Gosmmh, Cbuctlsss."? ? Such arc the (pifhot? aj plw l by the chivalrous and p y lite Mi. Wiso, of Virginia, to nil those who dis a*r<e vritb binn-'clf upon h> principle*, qujt'iO cationr. and patty associations in the preseot Virginia State cimass. lie calls them a ? li.u- y . Grd'ess, Chriitless set." Wo perceive tlirvt 'be two VirgioU Senators, Messrs Mason nr.d llon'cr, have joined Mr. Wile against these ?Jirisy, G- dlcss, Christies*" fellows of the 0} j <i-i*ion par'y ; while " Extra Billy " Smith and Mr. B?jly, of ?beo'her bianch of Congress, '.rr vdirjy in with 'ho Kno'V Nothings, " iou^y, <l die-s aud Cbrfa'le?s" though they are pro ? ur.oed to be. U on 'h?*hoie, tao "days of *' inOij" in 01(1 Virginia a:e evidently gone, at.d :ra j.rcitn'. poll ical campaign h>iro is o.ily .? i ggk among a pr:el of ' lou?y, Godless, CLrifcilc.-s," and luagry spoilsmen. Ii this c nt d fb olvi p^rty journals or Richmond on It L rvc'p o.j the penny press, &pp..-ar tc it C;s; ?':?1 <r. this " lousy, GoJ lcfs and Ob?' 'l-.-a" or*. Wut a f id fur r' ?' rvif , r f c;teV r.-.c Ellles. The Right of Search? What is m?? Some of our self-conceited old style journals are learnedly engaged just now in discussing the right of search at sea, and its amies and dimen sions. We think that the exact merits of the whole question may be put into a nut shell. The general principle of the right of search, on land or sea, is practically the same thiog. A police officer may arrest a thief on Broadway, but such officer must abide by the consequences if by mistake he arrests and detains an honest man upon suspicion that he is a thief. So upon the ocean, a pirate or fllibaster may be arrested, or brought to, with a shot or a broadside, if he attempts to escape. But if the cruiser in search of lawless vessels mistakes an honest steamer for a pirate or filibuster, and treats it accordingly, the cruiser and the government to which it belongs are responsible for the outrage, and may justly be required to answer for it. The offended party may send out and 6eize the offender and bind him over to keep the peace. For a conclusive exposition of the maritime right of search or .visit, for they are the same thing, we would refer our would-be learned but pettifog^ig cotemporaries to the unanswerable letter of Mr. Webster, of March 28, 1843, as Secretary of State, to Mr. Everett, then our Minister at London. It is the American doc trine, upon which this country fought the war of 1812; upon which it refused to enter into the European quintuple alliance of a later pe riod ; upon which was negotiated the Ashbur ton treaty, and which was proclaimed, at least temporarily, as the doetrine of England on the outbreak of this present Russian war. The deck of an American ship is American soil, and all unlawful trespassers should be treated ac cordingly. Commodore McCauley and his Instruc tions.? Much noise is made in certain quarters about the sealed instructions which were de livered to Commodore McCauley before he sailed. It is supposed by some that they were of a highly belligerent character, and amount ed at least to an order to the Commodore to sink any Spmish frigate which presumed to stop an Ameiican vessel. We do not believe it. We know what those instructions should have been. We can tell exactly what the honor of the country and the safety of cur commerce re quired. But we feel confident that anything but this would suit the temper of the President. With Franklin Pitrce at the head of affairs and his present Cabinet around him, a belligerent or spirited policy cannot uider any circum stances be looked for. Those who expect to hear of a blow being struck will be disappoint) ed. Those who fear a war with Spain miy make themselves easy. There will be nothing of the kind ? nothing but flourishes for bin combe. At the sa:ae time, as it is quite clear tha'. a single man of spirit might at this moment plunge us into hostilities with Spain, it is quite proper that we should examine the condition of the navy. There cau be no question but the Navy Department of the United States is in the same condition as the British Army Depart ment; in other words, that it is beyond descrip tion deplorable. Thy army is better. In fact, it is well organized: was put on a sound foot ing after the war of 1812 by John C. Calhoun while Secretary of War, and has remained in a deccnt state of efficiency ever since. Whence the succes6iul campaigns in Mexico. If war weie to break out, it would be found servioca-" bl?. But, as assuredly, the Navy Department would be found useless. The ships might do their duty; but the organization at headquar ters would be found so absurd and so inefficient that the gravest disasters would be inevitable There would be found to exist the same help less imbecility in superannuated chiefs, the same absurd division of authority, the same blind devotion to routine which, as it appears, ruined the Biitish' army before Sebastopol. Let Mr. Dobbin look to it. What is Mayor Wood to Do? ? The friends of the new coercive liquor law count upon Major Wood as their efficient agent in en forcing it in this city. But how is he to de it ? "Major Wood has a polioe force of a thousand n.e n; and we understand that he considers it impossible i,o enforce this law of pains and peiMlties short of a farce of two thousand m?n. Give him, theu, another thousand to -his present police corps, at an increased taxation of half a million to the city aud he may do something. We are in favor ol all laws being earned out, even unjust aud u:icon stitutional laws, for the sake of the great-eiv ing principle of obedience to the laws ; and b???use the people, in regard to anuDju?it law, hold the lawful remedy of repeal in their hasds. We are informed, however, that a l>ody of our fellow-citizens, representing property to the amount of fifty millions of dollars, have respired to raise a fund of a round million, if necesmy, for the purpose of testing this prohibitory act, in every legal form, and in ev?iy Court up to which it can be oarsied. Whatever, therefore, may be the moral result* of this despotic law, there is aftir prospect that it will give plenty of work to the Mayor, the Corporation, the police, the lawyers a?ul tbo taxpayers. In view of the confcequeocss of this act, and the teideucies of the State .Legislature at Al bany againBt the interests ?f this metropolis, it would perhaps be well for the poople of this island, in conjunction with the citizens of Long Jsland, Coney I-land and ?katen Island, to consult upon the expediency of organizing themselves into an independent Stata or upon the policy of hitching on to the State of New Jersey. Why not? SVby not, at Jc*st, have a public meeting upon the subject in the Park ? Rxaminr Yocr Gah ? Tin? singulir ' anomalies presented by the bills of the g \n ; companies at thin season of the year render it decirabto that a comparison should be Citab- ; liFh?d between them in order to arrive at pome j estimate of the principle on which tkolr chargcs are tlundcd. Wo &u noi wish to ia sinuate that the priccs charged to consumers j nrc rot ba sd upon settled data, and thit they ! <lo rot present a proper and 9y-toaatic <Iif- j f< rence between tie cost of the article tod the i fair proftto wbich tbe companies are ? n+i tied ; but we ctflnot (?hut our cjcb ;ir?l our ears to tbe fh c 4 thit both 'n our o,m ca-'c ind in taut of others, whenever &n economy of consnmp. lion if attempted vc discover no proportionate bent II* from it in 'he amount of our bills. It >s | a singular cir instance, too, that wh?n th? | cbar gc of ?>eas?.>n bring* about. a ^enor?l reduc- , tioc in >h" amont of k** u*C'l. r?nd necessarily \ In ihft bill- of the companies, a l tten.p'.s t'> j establish a correct oomp iri'-u of c ms mptlou ' trc- *Mb fad arc. Per :n<**nc6, if a ! man, by way of experiment? and we know of its being done In several instances ? should con tinue in April or May to born exactly the same amount of ga8 that he consumed in January, he would, nevertheless, find his gas bills reduced in a seasonable proportion as if an actual eco nomy had been effected. We do not pretend to explain the causes of these discrepancies. We know that gas pipes are leaky and that gas itself is of elastic properties, and therefore arc ready to make all reasonable allowances for trilling inconsistences between consumption and charge. Bat we hear on all sides so many complaints of the serious extent to which these little accidents are pressing upon the pockets of consumers that we begin to think that the sub ject merits some inquiry on the part of the public. We should be glad, therefore, if thoso who have suffered by this unaccountable elas ticity in gas supply and gas charges would furnish us with the result of their observations in order that an effort may be made to arrive at some proximate guess at its causes. Archbishop Hughes a.vd the Roman Catr. oijc Church Property. ? Mr. Putnam's bill having become a law, the question now arises what will Archbishop Hughes do ? He has declared his intention of defeating the law, or attempting to do so on some technical quibble. It will not be easy for him to accomplish this design unless the Catholics ot his congregation are as devoutly submissive to his mandates as Catholics used to be to clerical magnates in the middle ages. The law imposes on them the duty of selecting trustees in whose name the propei ty is to be vested ; and in default ot their doing 60, the Attorney General will be bound forthwith to proceed against the tenants of the property with a view to its escheat to the State. If, therefore, they obey the Arch bishop and not the law, it is not impossible but the State may find itself two or three millions richer one of these fine days ? a consummation by no means to be despised at a time when canal mismanagement has reduced us to a state of quasi- bankruptcy. It is supposed that Arch bishop Hughes holds titles to property belong ing to the church and worth from a million to a million and a half: that the Bishop of Buffalo is the cominal owner of half a million worth, and that as much is held in the name of the Biehop of Albany. If the Roman Catholics do not take the measures prescribed by law for securing this property, or if they allow the Archbishop to make legal experiments with it, they may find, sooner than they expect, that the State has relieved them of the trouble of caring for it. Croton Water.- -The rapid increase ol our population calls for an increased supply oi water ; but the enforcement of the Maine Liquor law will make an additional Croton re servoir or two an immediate necessity. Five millions more for Croton water. Taxpayers, walk up and settle. THE LATEST NEWS. BY MAGNETIC AND PRINTING TELEGRAPHS. Another Cuban Outrage. ARB EST AMD IMPRISONMENT OP DR. PECK. Charleston, April 13, I860. A Utter to the Courier, by the Isabel, states that another American citizen, Charles A. Peck, dentist, at Tilnidai de Cuba, was arrested on the 8th, carried to Havana, and placed in the barrack*. Mr. Peck de clares himself totally ignorant as to the nature of the offence charged against him. His wife and mother live in New York. News fiom California. ARIilVAL OP THE PROMETHEUS AT NEW ORLEANS? WELLS, FARGO A CO. RESUMED PAYMENT ? PAGE, BACON A CO. ABOUT TO DO SO? DEPRESSION IN BU SINESS ? FLATTERING PROSPECTS OF THE MINORS AND AGRICULTURISTS, ETC., ETC. Nkw Orleans, April 13, 185.5. The steamer Prometheus lias arrived with dates frem Sa-n Francisco to the ?4?h March. Business of every description is represented as being extremely dull. l'ri:e? have very generally declined, and the tales are limited even at the reduction. The mining.interegt and the prospects of the mines had undergone an improvement in consequence of abundant rains, and the growing crops exhibited a promisfap ap ptarance fiom the cams cause. The most important news by the Promethsas is the announcement that Wells, Fargo k Co. had resum?d payment, and that Page, ilacon & Co., woiild *.1-0 re sume en the 29>h. The failures of Dr. Wright aad Ads ids & Co. nre said to be very bad, and there are no hopes entertained that they will be able to resume busi again. Tbe personal effects of J. C. Woods, one of the firm of Adams & Co., sre advertised for ?ale. Kx-btnker Fobitsor, had been indicted for fraud, con nected with bis business arraagemerts ( apt. Cropper, of tbe st'&mthip Cortez. died at San Francisco on the 2Cd March. No arrival* at Ban Francisco are reported by the Pr<v metbens. i<nt<A? troiit the Stutc Capital. NO AD.IOURNMHJI.T CV TBK L&61SLATUBK ? NCUKO ?OTKR8 t.?l OFP ? TI1E STAIR LUWATIC AST l.VM? -MOKE IliRBOK MASTKR8 ? THE CH AN jKltY HJNP, MO* Aijunv, April 1<, 1855. Potli lio>t .-i?. ?? w?re in *es*;on uitil pnet ciiJni^bt. Never J?1 ti e member* of a l/?gi?l? tare <j<iar..'y with 1h? lebeet* of a more tle?per?t? lobby. Peveral af.ei.~pti> were marie yeaterday, an-3 also to- Jay. 1o adjourn nine die, but the moment Biuli a resolution was introduce 1 it waa voted dawn So in both honj*. and uow eight o'clock, there i? no indication of th? prestoe tloce when thia univximplei legislature will leave the capital. Yeaterday the abal tloniat* of the Iluiine a lop'.^d, a< the amiable Clerk announced, an amendment to tie con etitution, allowing negroea to vote at election*. I: Wis read in the Senaae thl* morning, aoi laM ?n the tab e If the dictator* undertake to run it through the Rebate they will And an oppoxitloa which they little anticipate. Tbe House very juetly defeated the hill confirming the location or the Bchuyler county build eg*. Tne Supervisor* will now go on, Md locata ami erect tlien wbire the people want tbem, r?garUe*? ClT=.rl??o Crji k, assisted by the central regency. The House aluo by an emphatic vote defeated lh? hill, ? u infamous one, calculated to nnllify the Uwe o. '<i f r?*?, especially the Fugitive Slave law. The a*oHM%> ft* quailed under tbe vote, whilst the white wen >?* I Abroad congratulation* of joy. The bill aw>intmg comminaicaeiv to 1oc*'e t-jitlier fltate I.nnatic Asylum caoae ae?r a failure, tbe -<?aate fuu (td the biU containing the name* of live couimii slower*, rnnong them Iianlot 8. Dickinson lue Jloo^e, an a majctity, determined that he should not be one of the <iuniUr, struck out all the name*, and pli c l the power of selecting the aommieftioner* in on* aad that la-in My ?on il. Clark. Tho party sere as w<.re put 1 on thk wining ia tbe tenate, and tbe sertaiity o)v in, that the institution will be located at Canaoifeiguv 1'. can Uaroly oe completed by the lirttof lanut-y, 1?.'?7 ! Therein likely to be lhre>j miore Hirbor M?st?r<( far New Yoim, a* a bill to Make that increase fc*s p:uae ! I the House. A flue j?b ka* been gM?n to a trorelliDg committee of the SV nat?, ejithorl/co tu eiaiu ne b t ??> the conmUoa of tbe < harcejy >'utd at the ti^e that eM l^y court wae abolished by tiie constitution, s>vl alee it g?ao l* at | j.roect Thet?? will he about four ht/n JrelBixl fifty li>?s jtamel not ni<?iD th?c twen4y of which we of any pubsi- utility, i Jlie ?e>ou rm*n' i ' e? ??cte4 to Uke plat* *b?ut in <1 right, The Pf ni)'lwiil? Llejnor t^*. JT ? Rfil'lti.Hc, April 13, IS.'i* Governor PoJIccr hi' n'gne<> lh? w ior liiw of i tine Hale. N?' swclmaellH I.t^lnlnlme. .II'IOB I.OTt'NO'H CA-JC--THB Tf-I? HOt'Tt I, A >V April 1.1, 18 5. lie H?t?ii-e lo diy iej?rted an aai u^ni'.i.'. to h-: ? lori r?co?"' erdlojr tie rnnoril of Ju<!|9 L rin|, ojr 31 | jj. itr'i? I'.e f.DWWWent prcpoewl "Ait'iat ....S ?V? .)? ye II hereafter eat # Ur'ted ' in r i i torer. 'H i Tea HonrK'V iv?? reje-ted lo the Fi-nt'.? tlife ,.f ! t?re< t l.y 26 toll. JfOIJ?i?'?*t!cr? 4"oiljrr??? Vr i:??i , Apji' ) 1MV i ait* i? few .*1 f * <? ? tfvQ uOiii'A:! ! t-j it? '.t ?-:isr | -t 'tr ' " ft ? t? * li*! . ^ The Huuiery Committee lnT?itl|?Uoa> Bofliov, April 13, 1865. | The Committee of Inquiry into the deegs of the Nuo | nery Committee held Ite closing ??naioo last aigbt, whioh was protraoted to a Ute hour. Mr. Il u, i member of the VUitlng Committee, generally negatived the charges 1 against himself personally, but the other evidence was substantially the same as bsfore. 8 pee .hen were made | by beveral members of the Nunnery Committee, and the 1 editors of the Advertiser put In a cloning statement in i writing. The committee will report in a few days. Mr. Hies ii also charged with having a wotaan with 1 him when the committee visited Lowell, whose bill, { while stopping at the Washington Hctel all night, lie., was charged to the State. Th.s icitvr will also be ia ' ve?tigat?d. The Sew Orleans Racc g. New Orlxa*h, Aprl IS, ISjV The renowned race hone Lecomte, who is to ran against Lexington on Saturday n?r, is in excellent condition, and the race will no doubt be the most exoi ting ene of the season. From Troy. FUTPFN DEATH OF A Y0UN<1 LADY ? Sl'lCIDE. Tkoy, April 13, 1865. A Miss Jones, of South Carolina. a pupil in the Troy Female Seminary, was found dead in her bed this morning. The cause was disease of the heart. Mrs. Dickson, an aged lady, residing on fifth street committed suicide by hanging herself last evening Cause unknown. From the South. LATER FROM TBXAS ? BLOODY AVD FATAL REtfCON THE IS GEORGIA. Baltimore, April 13, 1865. New Orleans papers of Saturday are received. We have Galveston dates to the 5tb. The papers eon tain no news of Interest; they complain of the hard times, the backwardness of the crops, sad the want of rain. Intelligence from El Paso report* all quiet among the Indians. A fight occurred in Emmanuel co-mty, Georgia, last week, in which three men were killed. Testimonial to liient. Hanry . Washington, Apr.l 13, 1855. The King of Prussia has ordered a gmt rnela.1 for science and a golden cosmos medal to be preheated to Lieut. Maury for the wind and current charts. The Ohio River. P]TTSBrR?, April 13, 1855. The water in the channel of the Oaiu River at this point is seven feet five inches deep, tnd the water is fall'Dg. The weather is damp and c.oady. | The Steamship Asia Outward Boniul . Halifax, April 13, 1855. The Asia (from Boston) arrived here this morning at 5 o'clock, and sailed again at 7 for Liverpool. Market*. 1'HILADKLI'IIIA 8TOCK BOARD. Pill la DKLPiiiA, April 13, 1856. Money uhchanged. Stoakn duM. Reading, 42% ; Mor ris Canal 14^ ; 1 ong Inland Railroad, 16.% : I'ennsylvania Railroad, 45. \i; Pennsylvania State 5's, 86%. New Orleans, April 12, 1855. The cotton market is firm. The sales to day amount to 3,000 bales. Fair sugar is telling at 4>?'c. a 4T,c. per lb. New Orleans, Apr.l 13, 1855. The advices per the Washington were received last night over the National line, bat their his not yet been developed in our market. At Columbus, Miss., there are now twelve feet of wt ter in the Mississippi river. Suspicious Vsssku? The brig Hope, Capt. Biddlt, ar rived yetterday morning, was boardel in a very singular manner when at sea. Capt B reports that on the 22d ult , Great Iaogua bearing S. E. 7 miles, spoke wrecking ecbooncr Fear Not. of New Providence, whs boarded us for provisions, with which we supplied them. Capt. B. reports their actions ae veiy snspicfcuE, as they boarded bim with a lung bo it manned by eight men, who all came on board with the exception of one. They in quired it there were any more vessels coming ? what his cargo was? and other questions, before they made known their want of provisions. They had just got under way from the land, and certa'nly could not be short of provisions; in fact, all thtis moiem-nts were very mysterious. News from Haiti ? Naval Istelugesci.? The brig Hope, Capt. Bldole, arrived yes'erday morning from Ho taives, and has placed us in possession of advices from that place to March 20. We learn from Capt. B. that there was considerable sickness amor g the shipping. The U. S. sloop of war Falmouth ?a* ?n port, having a number o.' her crew sick with feier. Italian Optira ? "William Tell" attracted a not her crowd , ?d brute to the Academy, last evening. Tie deroocratij | elem<nt came out strongly and paciteU the upper tiers j while every scat be!ow w it occupied. Seats were sol ' ; by speculators in the street as high r.s t'aree dollars j each, and chair? std camp stools commanded a premium | Perrons who intend to visit the Academy on M in lay should secure seats to day. The op?r.. improves in pub I lie estimation on each performance. Telegraphing. ? Ibe kuropean ne'vt by the Washing | ton, at this port on Thursday even^re, was delivered to I the Associated Press at New Orleans, ay the National ' Une, within an hour or two of the a*val of the vtsamer at her wharf in this city; and we learn that the Amort I ca's news was truncaiitted through by the strce l n? , with equal promptness, and was issued vimultauiously : at half-past two o'clock yest'rday afternoon a' *jl poiats between Nova Scatl>. and New Orleanr. Naval Intel Itgence. j The alorp of war Jamestown, from Norlolk, sjpi.tssd I for Havana, was spoken 7th inst., in lat 3j 14, Ion. 74 2-5j ! steering K. K. E. Mnrlne AfTnlr*. ATTMIFT TO APSAMlJIJkTK AS AMKRIOA.N SB1PM ASIKK. ? I The Guiinne,o'. Bordeaux, ? taies t ta.C'apt. (re' rge 1 Weacott, of the Amcr'oan ship Abates, at that part, hid 1 teen etablwd In front cf the hotel QiaUe Soaure, w'lere | be had juat been dicing with ihw of hii countrymen. , TJie attack wea made with a dagger, cftiisiig a deep wound on the left tide, a little avove the heart, and it is 1'eareJ j penetrating the lungs. The as- ae-~ia'? ntr:e ie Thoraai j Hobintton, aeconi mate of the Amer.can ship O'.ora >;o, i who bad teen arreg ed. Tbe reaeoae fcrtbe attack were ! not known. Tn>- Star Jamks CrostO*? Arrfst o; tiir 0. icitRSi J.-C, ? We }> s'.ciday publtibed whit purported to e?s las ' log book." of tbe *bij Jamea Ch-aton. or at !?a?t that ?lucb nan preatnltd b> Captain I', hite to loe o ?tora and iin??iwrittr? as tt>o veritable Hor'' of he: voyage, up to tbe bonr ol ber aban Joiment to tnc mercy cf t^e wavea. It having b?n intimated by one o' tie ere v that tbe log bJok was written after tte atMO'loscect if tin Oh^a ton, whilrft on boar<fth<; Two Friend*, an exam nation was veatertiay made of tbe bo'^k, whkh wa? the t.aiae that waa 1 banded to tbe captain on the eve of his departure ? a ; t.ew, wel> hound book. TUIa examination clciriy showed that a half quire had ben torn oil of the rttst pari qt the book, and the whole log, with tbeex:epticn of tbe ' nmt 'our days, which waa uominiu^vd oa the ;ove- o' ' the book, apparently re-wr.tten, to sin'. tbe Heal re-mli j of the voyage, with its supposed catattropb'! nod d? | etruet'ou of the vessel. That a portion hid been to.n , out of tte book there I* io manner ot' dO'ibt, ar.d tbe ? motive for expunging what it contained iu to j apparent to he ?onVted. We lenrn that warrasva were issued | yesterday afternoon by Commie sienrr Hanan for the ar j rest of Oaptafn Joseph L '.Vhite, Peter Obascn, first I mate, aud .1. Peckwcod, recond ncato of the Jiioies Ohes ton, tn the cbarge of barratry. The warrant *e:e flared in the batida of tbe I'nitel State a marshal, Mijor WatK'e?, who immediately starteJ with hN offi:era in :?rch of the accused, wh?in Mcesr*. Cbaaoc and Park, wo .d were ariested and held to bail to answer at a further exnmloatloo this morning. Captu'a White I was doubtless also arretted last e.ven ng, bat ?e eiit pioceedings of late in government oa?es. pre veni u:i from speakmr positively in r?l?'.oi to *b? nut ter The eailors frorr. t*arannah aril Wi.raiojfon a-eex | n ted lo arrive here this mcrntrg, ?rd we learn that liere it already tome legal tektiniity in the cily woiob ha? warranted the arreatn, . nd wiU, it is though1, prove f ntllcinit tobolithe accu?e<3 for a thoro jgh !eg*l i"v?sti gaticn. Ihe amount of *alr.ii^ci*in.?d by tbe ?ix Rigl.ih miior* wto succeeded ih taking her into port is about $100, too. Such port ten of this atr.onit at n;y be al lowed Ity the courts, aa wel! ?? '.he exV.nt of dami^e to tiie cargo, which Uttere from England ataie to bo very llirbt, wi'l fall on '.he insurance coxpai e^. The nt-rgry, w t i h wae injured principally la I?s.lon at 1 I iverpo>i lor $210,0(0, will 1 1 taxed a U'gt pa-', o' tba eal va,-'' ireney, ?n?l 'b? ttlence will fa'i on t^< ^nerl-in < fl cea in which the rh'p <*as iu ure 5, th v.ii ie hiv.n? Ion $8O,0Cfi to $!*5,C' 0, upoc i'o etrt p o!,;i?sof irsunnre in 'be following ?.i)i *e* -MutJiai la? >*ai:'e Company, >??w Yor*, $20,000; New York Mu'-ial lo^u l;,nte Ctmpany, New ?'or?. $20.00.t; M'roanti'r Miti*1 luauiance t'onrpanv, >ew >c?V $10 000, Hut?*l Itmnacc Contpajy, >'t w Yoik, $5, 000, Delaware Ha' lnuiaDce Cfnipaiy, Pb.hilelpb'a. $li>,000. Vinson >In t< a} Io?uranoe Company I'b 1? ??>'??*, il >.o0?> n?:t a ^otal ot $!?0,fCO The .ij ?rta of t ne owter> n 1 I ' ol baring given re.-nritt 'or th' raKi^i. c'> rr !, hive i?V?n ( f the ??????] ? rP thnt Capt. Bryan, recently of tbe ebip La j s I'h'ii - o m >,? t- tl e 4?-a ye 'e.-lay, !o false ;i. iri? tf he r at 1 iterpoo!.? CrUiiw ? ? ioi'. n. '/ i Pfllitiea' Move-iuenta, Ifce .'tt'f.nn F:< ? ? ? r . r. -y Mc? ,) no Vtn , Up Hot h. Tt. At X, , o' fU - v, f0; t c Pr, ?. itercy, |? lfrr I ?hr p 1 n<i i ''1 f\e? i 1 nf " r.t'r r. f * ' ' , ; i f3f? J -?f'? ori >eo -tor i -'nic-. < s.j;h l r T-rVf H't. "If - fl ?' t 1 ? B? 1 ?' f . . ? 'jr. : i ' Police Intelligence. ARM8T ON SUSPICION OK HiMtLiUOBTEK. Sum* month* ego a nun ?u ran over in Hudson, near Spring street, by a butcher's w agqp, <Wven by a boy about itvenUen jear* of age, and wa* killed from th* effect* of injuries received, the wheel* of the vehicle having pa**ed over deceaied'* abdomeo. No clue could be obtained by ibe Coroner to the perpetrator of the deed, and although a reward of 1600 we* offered for the apprehension of the lad, *ti>l no tra^e of Dim could be found. Yesterday, Sergeant Mansfield, of the Lower l'ollce Court, arrested a young Geimin. named Wm. Wia je*, on suspicion of having been the person who drove the butchesJe wagon on the unfortunate occasion. The evidence against Winjes i* his own confession as to ha ving knocked down a person in Greenwich street same months ago. It seems that this Wiojes drove a batcher' a wngon, aoout eight months ago, for a butcher doing business in William street. That he knocked down a boy in Greenwich afreet on that ocoutfon. bat did not injure him severely He says that he wa* puriacd by a policeman, and that the occurrence happened in the evening. His statement is in alooit exact accordance with the witness that appear* against him, Jaoob Lang, of 26b William street, to wbom he told the cir*ntnstanse of hi* having knocked the boy down in Greenwich street. A* the deceased was a married man, wa* killed about two months apOj and at a very early hour in the morn* mg, and the accident having happened in Hudson street, there is not much probability of Wioje* being t.he per son who drove the butcher'* wagen over the de -eised. The magUtrato, however, committed Wiojes to prison for examination. CHARGE Or BURGLARY ? Officer Knapp, of the Ninth ward police, arretted a young man ram?d Henry Price on Thursday night, charged with having, in eomp&ny with two otber per son* not yet arrested, burjluriously entered the dwell* ing-house of Elvina Bertholf, at No. 337 Hudson street, and stealing th?re'rom household frrniture aad gro ceries valued at $28. The complainant allege* that she saw the accnsed in the hallway miking their egres*, and supposing them to be thieves, called for the police, when the three ran off. Officer Knapp pursuing them, succeeled in arresting Price, who on being taken before Justice Brennan, at the Second District Police Coart, Jefferson Market, committed him to ptUon for examination. None of the stolen property wa* found in the possession of the prisoner. CHABOE OF PELL f SO LOTTERY POLICIES. Henry Hart, the alleged proprietor of a lottery office at No. 393 Water *treet, was arreited yesterday, by offi cer Sweeny, of the Lower Police Coart, charged with hav ing sold a lottery ticket to Daniel Gilmore, of No. 97 Oliver street. The accused was taken before Justice Bo gart, at the Lower Police Court, who held the accused to answer in the sum of $300 ba<l. COMPLAINT DISMISSED. The complaint in the case of Daniel gCarroll, charged with embezzling money from his brother. James L. Car roll, of Ko. 224 Mulberry street, was dismissed by Jus tice Welsh, on an examination'be:ore that magistrate. The amount alleged to have been embezzled wns not $100, a* we atated, but $26. Coroner's Inqueats. Fatal Railroad Accidext.? Coroner Gamble beld an inquest yesterday at the Sixteenth ward station house, upon the body of the boy, John Carr, whose death wa* caused, as we announced in yesterday's paper, by being run over by car No. 28, on the Sixth avenue Railroad. The evidence going to show that the matter wa* purely accidental, the jury rendered a verdict of accidental death. The deceased lived with hi* parents at No. 189 West Twentieth street. Tim Latb Suicide is Wooster Street. ? Coroner Gamble held an inqueat upon the body of Eliza Coughian, who committed suicide on Thursday by taking a do?e of prucsic acid, at her residence, No. 132 Woost?r street. The deceased was. a* it was shown on the inquest, in low spirit* for days previous to the commission of the rash act, brought about by a quarrel with her sister. Mia* Coughian was a native of Massachusetts, and was about twenty two year* of age. The jury rendered a verdict of death by suicide. Brooklyn City New*. Stolkn Property Rkcoverkd? a Captain of Polio* Committed for Contempt.? Some day a ?in:e the safe in the brewery of Meiers Fit patrick ft Quinn ?u der teiously opened and robbed of $300, consisting o'gold, silver and bills. Suspicion fell upon * lad employed about the establishment, named James MjKee, and be was thereupon taken into custody by officer Stewart of the Fourth District police. By working upon his feara the boy at length acknowledged that he had taken the money and placed it under a stone in an open lot in the yiciniiy. The office* with one of the firm, ac:ompanied the boy to the spot d< i {sated, and found the money. Yesterday morning the accused was taken before Justice Curtis, by Mr. tail, the Captain of the Fourth District police, for examination on the charge against him. On taking the lad into court, the Captain state 1 the caw, but the Justice, for tome reason unexplained, refused to receive tbe complaint from him. Capteia Call there upon turned to go ont, remarking, audibly at he went, that he should lay tbe matter before the Grand Jury. Shortly aftsr he returned to the court room when the Justice arraigned him for contemet of Court, in making nse of the above expression, and sentenced him to the County Jail lor six hours. A Jury and Cokstable Arraigxto for Cotte^pt of ( Court. ? Yesterday morning I.aac Thompson, constable of the Ssvtnteenth ward, and John Mead and eleven others composing the jury empannelled to try an a :tion brought by Horatio D. Jonea against Ecgleteit Sheriff of Kings county, were arraigned before Judge Culver of the City Court, to show cause why tbsy should not be pu nit bed for contempt. It appears ttat on Mon day last, the 9th lost., the jury retired to deliberate up on a verdict in the above case, and no* hav-ag ?^reed at the adjournment of the Court, were placed in cca.'ge of tte constable lor the night. Eatables were famished, them by order of the court, in the early part of ths even iog. On returning from the room inwhijh they were confined, the conetable locked the door and prc:oeded to the Common Council chamber, (t\e Board being then in session,) for the purpose of rending word to his family by some of the Aldermen, that he woald bs unable to get sway be' ore morning. During bis aheence the door of the "jury room was pried open, and one of tts jury men went out and brought in a bottle of liquor, of which several of the others imVbel. On the return of Ibe constable he found the doar bior.en open, and that the jurymen had bein indulging in sp'iituou? liquors, and finding that they were unable to agree, and believ ing that & verdict found under the cir^umitacces would not be rec'ivei by the court, he took upon him self the responsibili'y of discharging them. This is a plain statement of the case, as given in the affidavit of tbe constable, who was represented by counsel. Mead was likewito represented by counsel. From tne state in' ntn of tbe jurymen themselves It could not be deter mined wbo drank of the lienor, and each of them dis avowing any intentional r.isres: set to the Co irt, they were (with the exception of Meal) e-xcuied, after a re prmand. In consliierat'on of tne fast tha", Tcumpson was a new officer, and not fully acquainted with hie du ties, ho wan alsoexcuied: and in tbe case af Ue&d, tbe Jndge concluded to postpone his decision until Mondiy next, in consequence of tome clerical errcrs in the comt ptaint snd sfiidavlt. Tbe usual business of the coar was tben proceeded with. SciOtF. OK FxCtTBMKT o.\ tmk Hudsok.? Du'iog tbe prevalence of tha dense fog on Thursday niirht, tb? ftb inst., the steamer Splendid, which runs between Kingston and New V srk, struck violently u$on a dangerous leJga of reKks, known as tbe "Two Brothers, near Cold Spring, A sccne of terror and confusion ensued; tne affrig'ited passengers numbering near sixty, ran wildly to and fro, uttering frantic cries, and it was with great diffi:u'ty that some were restrained from leaplog overhaard. Tt* con duct of the officers and crew in this trying eusrg-noy was deceiving of nil ptaise. Not a man fT ached frosa his duty. Capta'n Van Wart, who has folljwad the river for more than twenty five years, exhibited a noble example) of total disregard for self. The clerk, M'. Wal ter i'oott, displaced an admlrablj presence of m.od? he went about encouraging the fear- stricken and directing the efTortr of the crew. Tae lifeboat was lau:b.?;d anel filled with ladle?, who were ounveyed safety to tee fbc-efc Four boat loads of males woro also lindel wi'.hmt accident. The citlrens of Col J Spring r?:e iv?i the wet, exhausted unfortunates with opsu ar^g, and i ! their necessities. It was now four o'clock In :h? Morn ing. and jet the Splendid had not sunk. Her bow uy high ai d dry. wh Is her stern wai deeply Mibm?.-gel in watu that was over fifty feet In d*ptb. Sie was kept free of water by vlgo:ous bailing. For more thtt forth right hours she remained in b'r perilous situation. Oo Sunelay morning, however during a high tide, the ? Uam e r Kmerald snd propeller Marshal Nye, together with the sloop Kate Van Tasssl, s-icceoced in dragging h-?r off. The Splencid has since been repaired, snd to'v contioo- ? h<r nMial trips. Cm at fcioiiM in Mi.vxkeora.~THK Suhn.N-.o., l!< PftTBovn) ? IbeS*. Paul limn of the 29tb tl' says that place was visited bv a frightful storm of w.nd and snow on the previous Sun l?y even ng, (Lie i-u , by which con?id?raWe? damage was done, fhs re er Undid to St. Anthony, and we regret to learn tba*, the w.ic snr pension bridge connecting that wiih Mr n*spolis was destrojed. Both rabies broke nea r the centre, about 160 feet on each h.i?< .i.g to the towers. Kspeii*eli< Itl'a flnta.? I'lie Great De uimhI. fr'm the moat fatMonahla source, as well ssfrsir tho r *t large, lor Ids *| ring *?> le. stain p* it ai the tave.rito ct li e eaten. Sold for, at HH Nas?an itreet. Spring Slyhi of lints, and Guicfn', i?t t the thins f"r ft T ns ar d eninmcr ear. In a* '.tioti *o i r 0Vn. ?' l>ec|> all tiio IraduiK at-, los. HAf .'fcKTV ? I E.eSK, " Chatham, snd corner or Chatham and .'ear. etr?e. . (?tliln's ^prlog Sl>Ie? e?r Gentlemen's ?!<(? and caps, now ready, nl uiMN'S. 211 Brcadw. v. ? r f" - ; w t. l'anl a Church. Oavid'l tprliiK Rt>lc of Uenilemtn's '?!??* ere all the tace Those who mil V/b'andl? \ , t should try one. ^ale?ro. m .Vi| iiroa>lway, se?t?e| ,, II aat itieitt, f hers all ea?t?s may Is su ts<i Meallo's W|>ilng Style of flats ll non K'eely, Tt s aWvn I ? ? TT ne r * J to aim u ca M'hc i. Hie 7 -i . , n i ?>< ? e Hanl'"t time, th ir Ic" in ihe lur 1: uu I.. Ic... MIA! Ii>, corasr efjlroad* .r sad e a, iw fn Tlie lii tmel en tlon of Hset.i't ? ' f>ts n . ? h new ??| ' '' 'he I <<< y <?? > -t? To <i <lw . r. , , i . * i > f ?-en* lenn n !??. < ? ? *i v'r. '?

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